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Moulthun Ly surprising winner of Sydney Open 2014

sydney-2010-17324The local International Master Moulthun Ly is a surprising winner of Sydney International Chess Open 2014. He takes clear first place with 7/9 points, leaving the former European champion GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, as well as many other GMs half a point behind.

The winner is awarded 4000 $ and a GM norm for his performance of 2623 ELO. IM Moulthun Ly adds full 21 points to his ELO rating.

The second place is shared in a 5-way tie by GM Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter, GM Levente Vajda, FM Junta Ikeda, GM Van Wely Loek and Ke Mu with 6.5/9 points each.

Sydney International Chess Open 2014 took place from 22nd to 27th April, 2014 at Parramatta Town Hall, in Sydney, the most populous city of Australia. More information here or at the official website.

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Final standings:

1 IM Ly Moulthun AUS 2440 7
2 GM Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter GER 2686 6,5
3 GM Vajda Levente ROU 2597 6,5
4 FM Ikeda Junta AUS 2338 6,5
5 GM Van Wely Loek NED 2685 6,5
6 Mu Ke CHN 2325 6,5
7 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2633 6
8 GM Johansen Darryl K. AUS 2400 6
9 GM Roy Chowdhury Saptarshi IND 2491 6
10 Ootes Lars NED 2361 6
11 FM Izzat Kanan AZE 2383 6
12 FM Smirnov Anton AUS 2344 6
13 WIM Zhai Mo CHN 2243 5,5
14 Bao Qilin CHN 2213 5,5
15 FM Li Zuhao Luke NZL 2326 5,5
16 IM Solomon Stephen J. AUS 2369 5,5
17 IM Lane Gary W. AUS 2362 5,5
18 FM Canfell Gregory AUS 2304 5,5
19 Kargosha Bahman IRI 2132 5,5
20 Mungunkhuu Mijgee MGL 2215 5,5
21 IM Dive Russell John NZL 2357 5,5
22 Hu Xi CHN 2229 5,5
23 IM Dale Ari AUS 2310 5
24 FM Boyd Tristan AUS 2267 5
25 Dutta Rishi AUS 1885 5
26 IM Bjelobrk Igor AUS 2355 5
27 WIM Zepeda Lorena ESA 2162 5
28 WIM Richards Heather S AUS 2148 5
29 Castor David AUS 2126 5
30 IM Morris James AUS 2377 4,5
31 WFM Otgonjargal Sengeravdan MGL 2196 4,5
32 WFM Qiu Mengjie CHN 2083 4,5
33 FM Nakauchi Gene AUS 2213 4,5
34 WIM Guo Emma AUS 2022 4,5
35 Zulfic Fedja AUS 2192 4,5
36 IM Brown Andrew AUS 2252 4,5
37 Bierkens Pieter USA 2121 4,5
38 Stead Kerry AUS 2013 4,5
39 Chau Bernard AUS 2018 4,5
40 FM Stojic Dusan AUS 2173 4,5
41 Atzmon-Simon Barak ISR 2095 4,5
42 Nazari Sattar IRI 2143 4
43 Malik Hani AUS 2014 4
44 Setiawan A. INA 2169 4
45 Carolin-Unkovich George AUS 1777 4
46 Marner Gavin NZL 1915 4
47 Huynh Arthur AUS 2085 4
48 O`chee Kevin AUS 2082 4
49 WIM Jule Alexandra AUS 1946 4
50 Xuan Thomas AUS 1950 4
51 CM Puccini Jack AUS 2088 3,5
52 CM Bennett Hilton NZL 2010 3,5
53 Yermolenko Taras UKR 1895 3,5
54 Press Harry AUS 1888 3,5
55 Kethro Michael AUS 1831 3,5
56 Willathgamuwa Kevin AUS 1803 3,5
57 Braguine Victor AUS 1775 3,5
58 Mallari Donato AUS 2033 3,5
59 Dhar Manodip IND 2001 3
60 Christensen Joshua AUS 1837 3
61 Zulkifli Mat-Arif AUS 1814 3
62 Chibnall Alana AUS 1896 3
63 Cabilin Jeff AUS 1924 3
64 Wan Dennis AUS 1809 3
65 Willathgamuwa Rowan AUS 1782 3
66 Kuan Julian HKG 1996 2,5
67 WIM Jarek Katherine AUS 1954 2,5
68 Preet Anand IND 0 2,5
69 Drew Phillip AUS 1884 2
70 Achar Ramesh AUS 0 2
71 Buciu Aurel-John AUS 1726 2
72 Brockman Roland AUS 1674 1,5

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