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GM Amin and WGM Wafa winners of African Zone 4.2

egypt-flagThe 2014 edition of African Zone 4.2 Open tournament and African Zone 4.2 Women’s tournament were organized by the Egyptian Chess Federation on 22-29th November 2014 in Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle East.

The Open Section was a 9-round Swiss tournament, won by GM Bassem Amin (Egypt) on 8.5 points, drawing only against the runner-up on the fourth round of the competition.

The second placed IM Mohamed Ezat (Egypt) collected 7.5/9, leaving the nearest follower IM Walaa Sarwat (Egypt) full point behind.

WGM Shrook Wasa (Egypt) topped the Women Section with 6.5 points in an 8-player round-robin battle for the gold. WIM Shahenda Wafa (Egypt) remained second on 6/7 points, while Enas Mohamed (Egypt) took the bronze on 4.5/7 points.

You can see the full standings below and replay the games with triple engine analysis.

Open Section final standings:

1 GM Amin Bassem EGY 2626 8,5
2 IM Ezat Mohamed EGY 2465 7,5
3 IM Sarwat Walaa EGY 2324 6,5
4 IM Abdel Razik Khaled EGY 2443 6
5 IM Hesham Abdelrahman EGY 2358 6
6 Nsubuga Haruna UGA 2125 4,5
7 Amin Ashraf EGY 2257 4
8 Eldesoky Hatem EGY 2297 4
9 Ruteremara Thetime RWA 1717 2
10 Andiwoh Moses KEN 0 2
11 Mlawa Hemed TAN 1751 2
12 Ntamatungiro Wilfried BDI 0 1

Women Section final standings:

1 WGM Wafa Shrook EGY 2035 6,5
2 WIM Wafa Shahenda EGY 1906 6
3 Mohamed Enas EGY 0 4,5
4 WCM Elansary Eman EGY 1851 3
5 WCM Gamal Eldin Zeinab EGY 1629 3
6 Elgohary Myada EGY 1753 2
7 Jumba Gloria KEN 1473 2
8 Kabengano Joyce UGA 1595 1

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