Chess Notes: Northern California International 2012: Shankland v. Meier
Samuel Shankland, a student at Brandeis University, continues his winning ways with a triumph at the 2012 Northern California International. He has the white pieces in this seventh-round game against the German grandmaster Georg Meier. Shankland had taken the tournament lead in the sixth round. He won this game against Meier, and drew his last two games to hold first place.