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MACA Chess Horizons Magazine Article
 New England Open Ivanov – Chase XVI
 GM Alexander Ivanov
  November 2014
As the past few issues have spent so much time on his upset losses in the Mass and New England Opens, or his defeat by the young IM Sevian in Hartford, it’s easy to forget that GM Ivanov remains a dominating force in local chess, or that, despite his opening round upset, he still shared first in the New England Open! He did so largely thanks to his last round victory over FM Chris Chase, an opponent he knew all too well.
GM Alexander Ivanov 2578
FM Christopher Chase 2405
74th New England Open (6)
Modern (Robatsch) Defence [B06]  


This would be the 16th meeting between these two since the USCF started maintaining its database in 1991, and the 16th win for GM Ivanov. The streak would not be broken until the two drew, less than a month later, in Hartford.