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Gareev and Bryant share honors in Pacific Coast Open

The 18th Annual Pacific Coast Open was held from July 18-21, 2013, at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills, California.

The event had 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Adult Under 1200 and Junior Under 1200. All sections were played over six rounds of Swiss system.

Grandmaster Timur Gareev and FM John Bryant shared the first place in the Open section with 5,0/6 points each.

Timur Gareev

Timur Gareev

Open section final standings:
1-2. GM Timur Gareev 2768 CA (1st-2nd, $2115.00, tie-break) and FM John D Bryant 2527 CA (1st-2nd, $2025.00) – 5,0
3-6. Jonathan Homidan 2146 CA (1st U2300, $1260.00), IM Andranik Matikozyan 2553 CA (3rd-4th, $330.00), GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami 2604 IRI (3rd-4th, $330.00) and FM Luis Carlos De Arco 2308 CA (3rd-4th, $330.00) – 4,5
7-9. GM Enrico Sevillano 2558 CA, GM Vadim Milov 2715 SUI and Kyron W Griffith 2401 CA – 4.0
10-17. FM Konstantin Kavutskiy 2363 MO, Zachary Allan Bekkedahl 2158 CO (2nd U2300, $105.00), IM Roman Yankovsky 2542 CA, FM Jonathan Chiang 2285 TX (2nd U2300, $105.00), Kesav Viswanadha 2253 CA (2nd U2300, $105.00), Yusheng Xia 2256 CA (2nd U2300, $105.00), Tony Yim 2135 AZ (2nd U2300, $105.00) and Nathan Lee 2155 WA (2nd U2300, $105.00) – 3,5 etc

The event had a $25,000 prize fund, based on 230 entries, with $20,000 (80%) minimum guaranteed.

The same venue hosted the 20th Annual Western Class Championships in March

Agoura Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, with the population of 20,330. It is located in the eastern Conejo Valley between the Simi Hills and the Santa Monica Mountains. The city is home to the world-famous rock band Linkin Park.

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