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Indonesia Open Chess Championship in progress

The 2011 Indonesia Open Chess Championship is taking place from 13th to 19th October at the Le Meredien Hotel in Jakarta. 80 players compete in the 9-round Swiss tournament.

The generous prize fund amounts to 55.500 USD, with 10.000 USD reserved for the winner.

After three round of play, Grandmasters Vladislav Tkachiev, Oliver Barbosa and Li Chao b are leading the standings with 3 points each.

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Round 3 results:
GM Cao Sang 2529 – GM Li Chao b 2710 0 – 1
IM Bitoon Richard 2504 – GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2631 ½ – ½
GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2631 – GM Megaranto Susanto 2530 1 – 0
IM Purnama Tirta Chandra 2368 – GM Mareco Sandro 2597 ½ – ½
GM Barbosa Oliver 2538 – FM Wahono Awam 2379 1 – 0
FM Kasmiran 2369 – GM Wang Yue 2716 0 – 1
GM Dreev Aleksey 2711 – IM Nguyen Van Huy 2449 ½ – ½
GM So Wesley 2655 – GM Dao Thien Hai 2493 ½ – ½
IM Grigoryan Karen H. 2473 – GM Zhao Jun 2587 1 – 0
GM Paragua Mark 2533 – WFM Dewi Aa Citra 2083 1 – 0
Jafar Sofyan 2195 – GM Shabalov Alexander 2529 0 – 1

Round 3 standings:
1-3. GM Tkachiev Vladislav FRA 2631, GM Barbosa Oliver PHI 2538 and GM Li Chao b CHN 2710 – 3.0
4-11. IM Purnama Tirta Chandra INA 2368, GM Wang Yue CHN 2716, GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar IND 2631, GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2597, GM Shabalov Alexander USA 2529, GM Paragua Mark PHI 2533, IM Bitoon Richard PHI 2504 and IM Grigoryan Karen H. ARM 2473 – 2.5

Round 4 top pairings:
GM Li Chao b 2710 – GM Tkachiev Vladislav 2631
GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2631 – GM Barbosa Oliver 2538
GM Wang Yue 2716 – IM Bitoon Richard 2504
GM Mareco Sandro 2597 – IM Grigoryan Karen H. 2473
GM Shabalov Alexander 2529 – GM Paragua Mark 2533
GM Laylo 2534 – IM Purnama Tirta Chandra 2368
IM Lioe Dede 2402 – GM Dreev Aleksey 2711
FM Wahono Awam 2379 – GM So Wesley 2655
WGM Guramishvili Sopiko 2359 – GM Fier Alexander 2583
GM Kotanjian Tigran 2546 – IM Dimakiling Oliver 2414
GM Megaranto Susanto 2530 – FM Tunasly Kifly 2400

Photos by Reza Mahdipour

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