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35th Empire City Open: Rozman and Brodsky joint winners

sah 4The 35th Annual Empire City Open was held from December 27-29, 2016, at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave, New York.

The event had 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300 and Under 1100. The total prize fund was 15,000 USD.

The Open section was a 6-round Swiss with 60 participants. FMs Levy Rozman and FM David Brodsky shared the first place with 5/6 points to claim 1100 USD each.

Open section final standings:

1-2. FM Levy Rozman 2450 NY and FM David Brodsky 2431 NY – 5,0
3-6. GM Alexander Stripunsky 2633 NJ, GM Sergey Kudrin 2583 CT, IM Joerg Wegerle 2526 and IM Aleksandr Ostrovskiy 2489 NY – 4,5
7-15. GM Alexander Fishbein 2557 NJ, IM John M Burke 2487 NJ, IM Jay Richard Bonin 2402 NY, Brandon Jacobson 2371 NJ, Richard Shtivelband 2242 NY, Ernest Colding 2212 NY, Cesar Apalla 2200 NY, FM Robert Sulman 2200 NY and Daniel Yedidia 2142 NJ – 4,0 etc

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