Someone associated with the Blaze (no, not a player!) was noting the probable absence of Nakamura & Shulman (both coming home from Siberia) and confidently predicting another victory.
The games begin at 7 p.m. Chicago time.
Follow the action on the Internet Chess Club (subscription required).
Or stop by the North Shore Chess Center at 5500 West Touhy Avenue, Suite A, in Skokie.