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38th Cardinal Open in Columbus

The 38th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament takes place 23-25th January, 2015, at the Embassy Suites Airport Hotel in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

The event has five sections: Open (FIDE rated, FIDE rules), U2100, U1800, U1500 and U1200. The playing format is 5-round Swiss with time control 40/120, SD/60 d5.

The projected prize fund is $10,000.

Open $1200-800-500-350, $100 bonus to 1st clear/tiebreak, all gtd; U2300 $450-300;
U2100 $900-450-200-100;
U1800 $900-450-200-200;
U1500 $700-350-175-100;
U1200 $700-350-175-100.

Top rated players are GM Erenburg Sergey 2681 VA, GM Mitkov Nikola 2570 IL, GM Georgiev Vladimir 2567 IL, IM Jayaram Ashwin 2514 MO, FM Bora Safal 2430 MI, FM Song Edward 2409 MI and FM Liang Awonder 2350 WI.

Embassy Suites Hotel Columbus

Embassy Suites Hotel Columbus

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