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216 players at the SA Open 2009

GM Gawain Jones shares the lead

ChessCube SA Open

The ChessCube SA Open 2009 has started in Melbourne and Cape Town. A total of 216 players have joined the competition, the first in history to have FIDE rated games over the internet.

Exactly one of the player moving from thousands kilometers distance is heading the table. This is GM Gawain Jones, who is participating via the ChessCube platform from Melbourne. He has full 2,0/2 points and is sharing the lead woth 29 more players, among which GM Komarov (one of the seconds of Ruslan Ponomariov), IM Simutowe, GM Van Der Nat, IM Kobese, IM Mabusela, etc.

Today is round 3 of the historical competition, you can follow the long distance games online at ChessCube.

Standings

JONES, G ENG ENG 2
KOMAROV, D UKR UKR 2
SIMUTOWE, A ZAM ZAM 2
WANG, P NZL NZL 2
VAN DER NAT, NP RSA RSA 2
MABUSELA, JM RSA RSA 2
MAKOTO, R ZIM ZIM 2
LAWRENCE, G RSA RSA 2
MOSETHLE, KK RSA RSA 2
PERETZ, L RSA RSA 2
DOLE, A RSA RSA 2
PHIRI, R ZAM ZAM 2
SIMUTOWE, M ZAM ZAM 2
VAN RENSBURG, RP RSA RSA 2
RUJEVIC, M AUS AUS 2
THERON, A RSA RSA 2
MARTIN, DL RSA RSA 2
KOBESE, AKW RSA RSA 2
MEINTJES, JC RSA RSA 2
MCCALLUM, B RSA RSA 2
AMINI, D ZIM ZIM 2
WILLENBERG, SR RSA RSA 2
MENYATSOE, BP RSA RSA 2
THERON, PF RSA RSA 2
KOOPSTADT, RT RSA RSA 2
FARLAM, AJ RSA RSA 2
KAO, J RSA RSA 2
DIEDERICKS, M RSA RSA 2
LOUW, LT RSA RSA 2
LOCHTE, T GER GER 1,5
APRIL, TM RSA RSA 1,5
DE VILLIERS, CCA RSA RSA 1,5
IRVING, L RSA RSA 1,5
KLEIN, BA RSA RSA 1,5
CHIMBAMU, E ZIM ZIM 1,5
BURGESS, J RSA RSA 1,5
EICHAB, C NAM NAM 1,5
BHAWOODIEN, SH RSA RSA 1,5
VERGEEST, FA RSA RSA 1,5
MTONGANA, S RSA RSA 1,5
BLAAUW, GM RSA RSA 1,5
SMART, EC RSA RSA 1,5
KUHN, R RSA RSA 1,5
RUSSOUW, DJ RSA RSA 1,5
JONAS, LA RSA RSA 1,5
MOYO, L RSA RSA 1,5
SOLOMON, WC RSA RSA 1,5
NELSON, WJH RSA RSA 1,5
MASANGO, S ZIM ZIM 1,5
BOOYSEN, N RSA RSA 1,5
MASHOPE, MD RSA RSA 1,5
DE BEER, L RSA RSA 1,5
VAN RENSBURG, PR NWP NWP 1,5
JAMES, M RSA RSA 1,5
WEIDEMAN, HJ RSA RSA 1,5
CRISMANN, A RSA RSA 1,5
KING, RH RSA RSA 1,5
MASHWEU, T RSA RSA 1,5
DARLING, SC RSA RSA 1,5
SOLOMON, MC RSA RSA 1
JURGENS, JC RSA RSA 1
SOUTHEY, AM RSA RSA 1
LEWIS, MMM RSA RSA 1
MATHE, LD RSA RSA 1
LOUVRIER SAINT-MARY, JR FRA FRA 1
WILLENBERG, CG RSA RSA 1
KLAASEN, CJ RSA RSA 1
VERMAAK, FW RSA RSA 1
HENDRIKSZ, GJ RSA RSA 1
DAVIES, JS RSA RSA 1
PON, M RSA RSA 1
SCHUTTE, A RSA RSA 1
MOHAMED, A RSA RSA 1
HODGSON, TF RSA RSA 1
KNIPE, JMD RSA RSA 1
KISS, P HUN HUN 1
MEYER, GC RSA RSA 1
SOLOMONS, DM RSA RSA 1
MATEUS, A MOZ MOZ 1
LOUW, GN RSA RSA 1
MOSTERT, AG RSA RSA 1
TSALICOGLOU, J RSA RSA 1
DE WET, HN RSA RSA 1
BROWN, SC RSA RSA 1
STEENKAMP, JJ RSA RSA 1
SALIE, S RSA RSA 1
LEWIS, J RSA RSA 1
SAFFIER, J RSA RSA 1
FRIEND, A RSA RSA 1
DAVIES, S RSA RSA 1
SMIT, L RSA RSA 1
WILLENBERG, GI RSA RSA 1
DANISA, CT RSA RSA 1
CRUYWAGEN, JC RSA RSA 1
WILKEN, JB RSA RSA 1
AKANDE, T RSA RSA 1
MARE, E RSA RSA 1
MBEDZA, R MAW MAW 1
CHETTIAR, E RSA RSA 1
CAESAR, LG RSA RSA 1
CHOKO, SV RSA RSA 1
REDFORD, SJ RSA RSA 1
RISTOVICH, DS RSA RSA 1
PON, D RSA RSA 1
PESA, MA RSA RSA 1
STEYN, H RSA RSA 1
PHILLIPS, NJ RSA RSA 1
TAFIRA, T RSA RSA 1
NTHO, L RSA RSA 1
COLLEN, BC RSA RSA 1
HOLTZHAUSEN, L RSA RSA 1
MARERA, S RSA RSA 1
OERSON, R RSA RSA 1
WILLENBERG, A RSA RSA 1
ADONIS, DA RSA RSA 1
NOVEMBER, EJ RSA RSA 1
GALLIED, S RSA RSA 1
NESHILA, KF RSA RSA 1
WILLENBERG, RC RSA RSA 1
ALEXANDER, MF RSA RSA 1
TOWSEND, T RSA RSA 1
STRYDOM, FP RSA RSA 1
MAPHANGA, BA RSA RSA 1
SUTIL, Y RSA RSA 1
WILLENBERG, SC RSA RSA 1
NAUDE, C RSA RSA 1
KHUPHWATHEA, PC RSA RSA 1
GEDULD, JM RSA RSA 1
RETIEF, R RSA RSA 1
VAN RYNEVELD, JO RSA RSA 1
GIBSON, C RSA RSA 1
EHRICH, T NAM NAM 1
CAMERON, TP RSA RSA 1
ARNOLD, MF RSA RSA 1
DANIELS, G RSA RSA 1
TSHIKOTA, TG RSA RSA 1
FREDERICKS, MMP RSA RSA 1
JANSE VAN RENSBURG, JM RSA RSA 1
KUZIYAMISA, RT RSA RSA 1
TOM, T EB EB 1
QUIRK, T RSA RSA 1
STEENKAMP, RE RSA RSA 1
NAIDOO, SS RSA RSA 1
SITHOLE, ML RSA RSA 1
FRITZ, VJ RSA RSA 1
CANDY, MJ RSA RSA 1
VISAGIE, A RSA RSA 1
GAGE, JM RSA RSA 1
ARNOLD, F RSA RSA 1
ESAU, O WP WP 1
FRITZ, K RSA RSA 1
DARLING, PD RSA RSA 1
LESUTHU, KM RSA RSA 1
BOOYS, LI RSA RSA 1
KATZ, AC RSA RSA 1
ABRAHAMS, A WP WP 0,5
BORNHEIM, C RSA RSA 0,5
THOMSON, DA RSA RSA 0,5
VAN WYK, AV RSA RSA 0,5
LOUW, CD RSA RSA 0,5
SOLOMONS, RT RSA RSA 0,5
ISAACS, WS RSA RSA 0,5
AL-ALOUSI, N UK UK 0,5
SWANSON, D RSA RSA 0,5
SPIROU, D EK EK 0,5
MMONENG, PL RSA RSA 0
KURTEN, D RSA RSA 0
LOUW, JV RSA RSA 0
DU RANDT, J RSA RSA 0
WILLENBERG, AB RSA RSA 0
VISAGIE, G RSA RSA 0
RICHTER, HL RSA RSA 0
OSMAN, M RSA RSA 0
BIWI, JT RSA RSA 0
SLAMANG, MK RSA RSA 0
CRUYWAGEN, JJ RSA RSA 0
MILNER, SL RSA RSA 0
DOURIES, S RSA RSA 0
ROETS, MH RSA RSA 0
BESTER, JJG RSA RSA 0
BOTHA, CT RSA RSA 0
HARMSE, RJC RSA RSA 0
FRANK, M RSA RSA 0
VAN ZYL, JA RSA RSA 0
DANIELS, TRO RSA RSA 0
JANTJIES, GA RSA RSA 0
DE BEER, TR RSA RSA 0
LAWRENCE, L RSA RSA 0
MAREKA, TT RSA RSA 0
OBERHOLZER, E RSA RSA 0
BOSCH, B RSA RSA 0
STEPHENS, SP RSA RSA 0
MORGAN, RA RSA RSA 0
CURRY, PD RSA RSA 0
NATAL, LDA RSA RSA 0
RAHN, MC RSA RSA 0
WASSERMAN, JF RSA RSA 0
KURTEN, A RSA RSA 0
KARELSE, JA RSA RSA 0
MOKGOTHU, BG RSA RSA 0
POTGIETER, T RSA RSA 0
VAN BUISBERGEN, S RSA RSA 0
MEYER, BA RSA RSA 0
DINGILE, N RSA RSA 0
JAFHTA, G RSA RSA 0
ROETS, HL RSA RSA 0
GWAZE, R ZIM ZIM 0
OPS, A RSA RSA 0
LEGAU, T RSA RSA 0
MABINTSHI, E KEN KEN 0
BAYMAN, M RSA RSA 0
APPOLLIS, AJJ RSA RSA 0
GAINSFORD, AR RSA RSA 0
MANAS, M RSA RSA 0
KING, EN RSA RSA 0
TIGHY, MS RSA RSA 0
APRIL, MA RSA RSA 0
BOOYSEN, MS RSA RSA 0
MARERA, S RSA RSA 0
WELLINGTON, T RSA RSA 0
WIGG, PW RSA RSA 0
MICHAELS, DJ RSA RSA 0
MARTIN, DL RSA RSA 0
BROUGHTON, IR WP WP 0

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