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GM Alexander Ivanov wins 41st Eastern Open

sahThe 41st Annual Eastern Open was held from 26-29th December, 2014, at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

The tournament format was 7-round Swiss in five sections: Open (FIDE rated), U2200, U1900, U1600 and U1300.

The main Open section had 32 participants. GM Alexander Ivanov took a clear first place with 6,0/7 points to claim the top prize of 2000 USD.

Open section final standings:

1. GM Alexander Ivanov 2588 MA – 6,0
2. IM Tegshsuren Enkhbat 2477 MD – 5,5
3-4. IM Dean Ippolito 2543 NJ and Daniel Lowinger 2350 VA – 5,0
5-7. GM Lawrence Kaufman 2394 MD, Ian David Schoch 2285 MD and FM Larry C Gilden 2219 MD – 4,5
8-15. Andrew Samuelson 2356 VA, IM Ilye Figler 2339 NY, John Gabri Ludwig 2330 FL, Srdjan Darmanovic 2298 DC, FM Ralph P Zimmer 2267 MD, Peter L Giannatos 2247 NC, Mahbub Shahalam 2181 VA and WFM Akshita Gorti 2152 VA – 4,0 etc

Tournament website

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