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Lenderman, Moradiabadi and Paragua share first place in 60th Maryland Open

Mark Paragua

GM Mark Paragua

The 60th edition of the traditional Maryland Open took place from 25th to 27th April, 2014 at Rockville Hilton, in Maryland, the United States.

The tournament was split into 7 sections: Championship, U2200, U2000, U1800, U1600, U1400, U1100.

The Championship Section gathered 31 players, including 4 GMs, 4 IMs, 1 WGM and 6 FMs.

The tournament format was a 5 round FIDE and the prizes were determined not by final standings, but by players’ final score in points. The players who finish with 5/5 points receive 1600 $, with 4.5/5 – 800$, with 4/5 – 450 $ and with 3.5/5 – 175$.

First place was shared in a 3-way tie by GM Aleksandar Lenderman, GM Elshan Moradiabadi and GM Mark Paragua with 4/5 points. According to the tournament rules, they earn 400$ each.

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Master Section final standings::

1. GM Aleksandar Lenderman 2694 4.0
2. GM Elshan Moradiabadi 2670 4.0
3. GM Mark Paragua 2630 4.0
4. IM Akshat Chandra 2526 3.5
5. IM Teghsuren Enkhbat 2442 3.5
6. GM Lawrence Kaufman 2402 3.0
7. FM Anton Paolo del Mundo 2364 3.0
8. WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor 2313 3.0
9. Srdjan Darmanovic 2263 3.0
10. Andrew Zheng 2182 3.0
11. Jeffrey Chang 2152 3.0
12. Trung Nguyen 2131 3.0
13. IM Justin Sarkar 2493 2.5
14. FM Shelby Getz 2374 2.5
15. Andrew Samuelson 2343 2.5
16. FM Ralph Zimmer 2271 2.5
17. Boris Reichstein 2200 2.5
18. FM Allan Savage 2200 2.5
19. Daniel Clancy 2127 2.5
20. Leif Kazuo Karell 2112 2.5
21. FM Aravind Kumar 2145 2.0
22. Sahil Sinha 2102 2.0
23. Michael Allen Spencer 2100 2.0
24. Tan Nguyen 2008 2.0
25. David Sherman 2204 1.5
26. Denis Strenzwilk 2200 1.5
27. IM Nazi Paikidze 2382 1.0
28. FM Larry Gilden 1.0
29. Philip Collier 2200 1.0
30. Gabriel Ewing 2162 1.0
31. Isuru Adeepa Attanagoda 2086 1.0

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