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Johannes Mabusela took first place at the Kruin Open

The Kruin Open Chess Tournament 2013 was held on Saturday April 20th at the Evangelies Gereformeerde Kerk located on 4 Sage Avenue, Annlin, PTA – South Africa.

The event was divided in six sections. The A Group was open to all players and was CHESSA rated.

IM Johannes Mabusela managed to confirm his status as favorite and won the event thanks to a better tiebreak score than Coenraad Marais, who obtained the same amount of points as the eventual champion.

Cornelis Hoek finished third.

Final Standings:

1 IM MABUSELA JOHANNES 2279 4.0
2 MARAIS COENRAAD 1876 4.0
3 HOEK CORNELIS 1943 3.5
4 FOURIE LOUHAN 1429 3.0
5 BALOYI SIPHIWE 1865 2.5
6 STEYN ALICIA 1246 2.5
7 ENGELBRECHT LIEZL 1529 2.0
8 JANSEN VAN RENSBURG RUAN 1155 2.0
9 ENGELBRECHT HANRI 1275 1.5
10 WCM BREEDT SHADE 1597 0.0
11 KNOESEN DUNCAN 1219 0.0
12 KNOESEN BRENDA 1132 0.0

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