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Li Bo wins Hong Kong Open Chess Championship

Chinese player Li Bo emerged winner of the Hong Kong International Open Chess Championship 2013 that was held from 26th September to 2nd October in the Convocation Room at University of Hong Kong.

The overnight leader and top rated participant IM Marcos Llaneza Vega was defeated in the last round by GM Meng Kong Wong. Li Bo used the opportunity to win his game and take a clear first place with 7,5/9 points. He earned 1300 USD for the effort.

The Championship was co-organised by the Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong and HKUSU Chess and Board Games Club. 69 players from 15 federations competed in the 9-round Swiss event.

The prize fund was sponsored by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov.

University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

Website: www.hkchess.org

Final standings:

1. LI Bo 李博 CHN 2359 – 7.5
2. IM LLANEZA VEGA Marcos ESP 2426 – 7
3. GM WONG Meng Kong SIN 2268 – 7
4. VILLANUEVA Nelson PHI 2263 – 7
5. ABELGAS Roel PHI 2291 – 6.5
6. CAUSO Deniel PHI 2281 – 6.5
7. MOHAMMAD Agus Kurniawan INA 1925 – 6
8. ZHANG Xiaopeng CHN 2137 – 6
9. ARIS T.L.S. INA 2191 – 6
10. NOURI Hamed PHI 2366 – 5.5
11. LAI Robin HKG 1932 – 5.5
12. FM YU Kaifeng CHN 1867 – 5.5
13. NOGUCHI Koji JPN 2087 – 5.5
14. JAMALS Hendry INA 2145 – 5.5
15. WFM SAN DIEGO Marie Antoinette PHI 2014 – 5.5
16. LIAO Yu Hao 廖鈺灝 CHN 1749 – 5.5
17. MUNIZ PARDINO Alberto HKG 2103 – 5.5
18. YANG Robert Michael HKG 1871 – 5.5
19. FM LUK Luen-Wah HKG 2172 – 5.5
20. LAM Daniel King-Wai HKG 2111 – 5
21. FM TSANG Hon Ki HKG 2126 – 5
22. WONG Ching Chi 黄証芝 HKG 0 – 5
23. KHADIJAH Qurota`ain INA 0 – 5
24. WIM TAMIN Upi Darmayana INA 2151 – 5
25. HO Jei-Chen TPE 1627 – 5
26. LIMBU Chandra Singh HKG 1755 – 5
27. MASTERS Christopher HKG 1770 – 5
28. WOLFAARDT Francois RSA 1767 – 5
29. LEE Chun Lam Julian HKG 0 – 5
30. BORIGAS Edgardo HKG 1922 – 4.5
31. WONG Yee Chit SIN 1911 – 4.5
32. KANNAPPAN Sigappi HKG 1896 – 4.5
33. CHONG Chor Yuen HKG 2077 – 4.5
34. LUU Duc Hai VIE 1998 – 4.5
35. LAI Cyrus Ho-Yeung HKG 1875 – 4.5
36. LIM Kian Hwa 林鍵華 MAS 1932 – 4.5
37. O Yu HKG 1299 – 4.5
38. CHAN Yi Meng Ryan MAS 1677 – 4.5
39. LAU Lut Yin Luke HKG 0 – 4
40. GONG Patrick AUS 0 – 4
41. LEUNG Ho Yan Andrew HKG 1713 – 4
42. SILVEIRINHA Jose Antonio C. MAC 2104 – 4
43. OH Benjamin Yao Teng HKG 0 – 4
44. CHUI Adrian HKG 0 – 4
45. LAW Mark HKG 1804 – 4
46. NOURI Alekhine PHI 1543 – 4
47. MAHADEVAN Aravind HKG 1503 – 4
48. CHAN Jake HKG 1806 – 4
49. ANGELA Natasha Renggalis INA 0 – 4
50. BRET Jean-Sebastien HKG 1551 – 4
51. GURUNG Mohan Kumar NEP 1708 – 4
52. SCOTT Ian HKG 1707 – 3.5
53. CHEUNG Pak Tuen HKG 1582 – 3.5
54. LAM Jeffrey HKG 0 – 3.5
55. MAHAJAN Ritesh HKG 0 – 3.5
56. CHEN Yu Yu Simon HKG 1479 – 3.5
57. XU Jiarong Gerald HKG 0 – 3.5
58. KWONG Wing Ki HKG 0 – 3
59. SARWATE Rohit HKG 0 – 3
60. CHUI Benjamin USA 0 – 3
61. CHAN Ho Yin Nicholas HKG 0 – 3
62. CHING Yin Kay Mason HKG 0 – 3
63. LAU Joe Yiu-Cho HKG 1602 – 2.5
64. CHEW Ern Mitchell SIN 0 – 2.5
65. CHING King Buet Marco HKG 0 – 2
66. AU Ka Pang HKG 0 – 2
67. CHOY Ronald Hong Lui HKG 0 – 2
68. AU Ryan Nathan HKG 0 – 1
69. HENKINET Thierry HKG 0 – 0

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