GM Sergey Kudrin wins the Manhattan Open

The 11th Annual Manhattan Open was held from August 17-19, 2012, at the New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave at 34th St. across from Penn Station, New York, NY.

Grandmaster Sergey Kudrin won the Open Section, finishing with an undefeated 5/6 and collecting $2,700 in prize money. Kudrin only gave up draws to his two nearest rivals, Grandmaster Vladimir Romanenko and Igor Sorkin, who both finished just a half-point back on 4½/6.

The event had 10 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500, Under 1300, Under 1100, Under 900 and Under 700. All sections were 6 round Swiss tournaments.

The event had a $35,000 prize fund, unconditionally guaranteed.

Open section final standings (uscf ratings):
1. GM Sergey Kudrin 2612 – 5.0 ($2700.00)
2-3. GM Vladimir Romanenko 2513 BLR and Igor Sorkin 2466 NY – 4.5 ($1350.00)
4-10. GM Sergei Azarov 2692 BLR, GM Michael A Rohde 2525 NY, IM Justin Sarkar 2483 NY, FM Aleksandr A Ostrovskiy 2428 NY, IM Jay Richard Bonin 2416 NY, Yankai Li 2389 NY and Andrew A Ryba 2202 NY – 4.0 ($371.43 each)
11-14. FM Carlos Pujol 2375 NY, FM Leif A Pressman 2365 NY, David A Hua 2325 NJ and Michael Chiang 2226 NY – 3.5 etc

Official website

New Yorker Hotel

New Yorker Hotel

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