Kings Island Open 2015

The 24th Annual Kings Island Open was held from November 13-15, 2015, at the Embassy Suites Cincinnati Northeast, 4554 Lake Forest Drive, Blue Ash, Ohio.

The event had 7 sections: Open, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1250 and Under 1000. All sections were played over five rounds of Swiss system, with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10.

The FIDE rated Open section had 39 participants. IM Priyadharshan Kannappan, GM Aleksandr Lenderman and IM Justin Sarkar shared the first place on 4,0/5 points to earn 1400 USD each.

Open section final standings:
1-3. IM Priyadharshan Kannappan 2564 MO, GM Aleksandr Lenderman 2727 NY and IM Justin Sarkar 2491 NY – 4,0
4-10. GM Alexander Shabalov 2631 PA, IM Goran Vojinovic 2564 OH, Davis Whaley 2359 KY, Walker K Griggs 2326 OH, Ben Li 2304 MI, Maggie Feng 2261 OH and Benjamin B Moon 2232 GA – 3,5
11-12. IM Atanas Kizov 2480 OH and Alex Richter 2267 MN – 3,0 etc

The total prize fund was $30,000,, based on 350 paid entries, with $24,000 minimum guaranteed.

Embassy Suites Cincinnati Northeast

Embassy Suites Cincinnati Northeast

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