2015

Dennis Poliquit wins 2015 Taher Group Law Firm tournament in Kuwait

kuwait-flagThe Taher Group Law Firm chess tournament 2015 was held from June 26 to July 4, 2015, in Kuwait.

The event was a 9-round Swiss tournament with tempo of play 60′ + 30″.

47 players from 8 different federations participated (Egypt, FIDE, India, Jordan, Kuwait, Philippines, Spain and United States of America).

Dennis Poliquit (PHI) emerged a clear winner having 7,5 points from 9 games and leaving the nearest followers a full points behind.

The second place was shared in a four-way tie by CM Bader Al-Hajiri (KUW), CM Abdul Wahab Al-Othman (KUW), Vincent Zaulda (PHI) and Ferdinand Laming (PHI) at 6,5 points each.

However, Al-Hajiri prevailed on a superior tie-break score to take the silver while Al-Othman remained third.

Final standings:

1 Poliquit Dennis PHI 1834 7,5
2 CM Al-Hajiri Bader KUW 2214 6,5
3 CM Al-Othman Abdul Wahab KUW 2141 6,5
4 Zaulda Vincent PHI 1944 6,5
5 Laming Ferdinand PHI 1947 6,5
6 Abdel Aziem Aly Yusef EGY 1948 6
7 Caysidon Arpon Philip PHI 1964 6
8 Elsayed Gharib EGY 1798 6
9 Youssef Ahmed Youssef EGY 1727 5,5
10 Shehab Ibrahim KUW 1968 5,5
11 Habboosh O JOR 1881 5,5
12 Alkhaldi Bader KUW 1970 5
13 Al Ibrahim Abdulrahman KUW 1719 5
14 Al Mousawi Omran KUW 1673 5
15 Abu Warda Khalid JOR 0 5
16 CM Al Khateeb Taher KUW 1958 5
17 Al Sharhan Musaed KUW 1564 5
18 Varughese Sajan IND 1485 5
19 Al Duwish Ahmed KUW 1894 4,5
20 Alhasan Hasan KUW 1733 4,5
21 Alotaibi Abdulsalam KUW 1430 4,5
22 Alawadhi Amenah KUW 1592 4,5
23 Qabazard Mohamed KUW 1570 4
24 Al Rashidi Yousef KUW 0 4
25 Mandal Abhijoy FID 0 4
26 Yousef Salah KUW 0 4
27 Elwakeel Hamada EGY 1873 3,5
28 Mlaihan Adel KUW 1402 3,5
29 Alajami Jasem KUW 0 3,5
30 Gomes Savio FID 0 3,5
31 Alhassan Meshari KUW 1485 3,5
32 Alajmi Abdulrahman KUW 1550 3,5
33 Farouk Hany EGY 1624 3
34 Hussain Hashem KUW 1756 3
35 El-Bittar John Fadi USA 0 3
36 Alhazzaa AbdulRahman KUW 1420 3
37 Alathari Yaqoub KUW 1394 2,5
38 Ahmed Emad Taha JOR 1957 2
39 Al Qahtani Mohammad KUW 1313 2
40 Bekheet Suhailah KUW 1127 2
41 Eldesouky Mohamed EGY 0 2
42 Sevillano Martin Mario ESP 1860 1
43 Abdel Mohsen Mohamed EGY 1848 1
44 Bakr Abdel Hamid EGY 2008 1
45 Ali Akram EGY 1884 0
46 Bugay Ferdinand PHI 2001 0
47 Al-Shaibani Mohammad KUW 0 0

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