The 23rd Annual Midwest Class Championships were held from October 10-12, 2014, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, Illinois.
The event consisted of seven sections and the playing format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10. The total prize fund was $20,000.
The Premier section had 62 participants. IM Priyadharshan Kannappan and GM Boris Avrukh shared the first place with 4,5/5 points each.
Premier section final standings:
1-2. IM Priyadharshan Kannappan 2566 MO and GM Boris Avrukh 2678 IL – 4,5
3-6. GM Vladimir Georgiev 2575 IL, GM Dmitry Gurevich 2546 IL, Eric S Rosen 2406 IL and FM Alex Bian 2182 IL – 4,0
7-9. GM Nikola Mitkov 2576 IL, Gopal Menon 2343 IL and Petros Demetrios Karagianis 2275 IL – 3,5 etc