Fidel Corrales convincing in Cleveland Open

The 9th Annual Cleveland Open was held from August 12-14, 2016, at the Marriott Cleveland Airport, 4277 W 150th Street, Cleveland, Ohio.

The tournament had four sections – Open, U2100, U1700 and U1300. The format was 5-round Swiss with the time control 40/100, SD/30, d10.

The main Open section had 49 players. GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez took the winner’s trophy with perfect 5,0/5 score to claim the top prize of 2100 USD.

GM Fidel Jimenez Corrales

GM Fidel Jimenez Corrales

Final standings:
1. GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez 2608 MO – 5,0
2-6. IM Ronald Burnett 2414 TN, IM Jay Bonin 2392 NY, John Lodge Hughes 2300 OH, Rithwik Mathur 2207 WI and Kevin Roulhac 2142 NY – 4,0 etc

The total prize fund was 15,000 USD.

Open Section: $2000-1000-500-300, clear or tiebreak winner $100 bonus, top Under 2300 or Unrated $800-400.
Under 2100 Section: $1500-800-400-200, top Under 1900/Unr $600-300.
Under 1700 Section: $1200-600-300-200, top Under 1500 (no unr) $500-250.
Under 1300 Section: $800-400-200-150, top U1100 (no unr) $200-100, plaques to top Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600, Unrated.

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