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Durban Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament

International Convention Centre, Durban

International Convention Centre, Durban

Chess South Africa is organizing the 1st Durban Open Grandmasters Chess Tournament to be held in Durban, South Africa from 20 to 29 September 2014.

The event will take place at the International Convention Centre, Durban, concurrently with the FIDE World Youth Chess Championships.

The tournament will be conducted as per FIDE Laws of Chess and FIDE Swiss System with 11 rounds in all.

The total prize fund is 10,500 EUR, with 2100 EUR reserved for the winner.

Web site: http://www.2014wycc.co.za

Participants:

1. GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2642
2. GM Adly Ahmed EGY 2597
3. GM Salem A.R. Saleh UAE 2594
4. GM Hansen Eric CAN 2593
5. GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2585
6. GM Brunello Sabino ITA 2552
7. GM Bhat Vinay S. USA 2511
8. GM Rombaldoni Axel ITA 2502
9. GM Popilski Gil ISR 2493
10. GM Grover Sahaj IND 2492
11. GM Barsov Alexei UZB 2486
12. IM Karthikeyan Murali IND 2462
13. GM Bakre Tejas IND 2452
14. GM Solozhenkin Evgeniy RUS 2448
15. GM Bui Vinh VIE 2411
16. WGM Toma Katarzyna POL 2314
17. IM Emojong Elijah UGA 2313
18. FM Thakur Akash IND 2295
19. IM Johannes Manyedi Mabusela RSA 2244
20. Rubery Mark RSA 2238
21. Patil Pratik IND 2231
22. CM Fawole John Oyeyemi NGR 2214
23. Goswami Vedant IND 2183
24. Van Rensburg Ryan Pierre RSA 2175
25. Davies Jason S. RSA 2126
26. Klaver Cornelis RSA 2075
27. Mwale Joseph MAW 2023
28. Odendaal Frederick RSA 2018
29. IM Mamombe Kudzanai ZIM 2016
30. Aura Kristian FIN 1978
31. Nene Themba RSA 1933
32. Altaher Tarek Ali UAE 1857
33. Muhammed Zahid PAK 1728
34. Sadie Johan Jacobus Hendrik RSA 1702
35. Collen Benjamin C. RSA 1671
36. Al Neyadi Mohammed UAE 0
37. Birrell James RSA 0
38. Dheda Khellan RSA 0
39. Hauptfleisch Heinze RSA 0
40. Kabuya Gabin Tshibangu RSA 0
41. Kander Kavidhen RSA 0
42. Lappi Esa FIN 0
43. Marais Dawid Jacobus RSA 0
44. Mgobhozi Sivuyile W. RSA 0
45. More Felix RSA 0
46. Nga Tsimi Ariane Erika CMR 0
47. Nkosi Ziphilele Sifiso Sydwell RSA 0
48. Odendaal Ruben Lourens RSA 0
49. Qobo Lulama T. RSA 0
50. Subke Jason James RSA 0

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