Philadelphia International 2016

The 10th Philadelphia International tournament was held from July 5-10, 2016, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

GM Axel Bachmann from Paraguay and GM Aleksandr Shimanov from Russia finished tied first with 7,0/9 points to earn $2250 each.

IM Priyadharshan Kannappan from India achieved a GM norm.

The tournament format was 9-round Swiss with 64 players in single section. The prize fund was $10,000.

Axel Bachmann

GM Axel Bachmann

Final standings:

1-2.GM Axel Bachmann 2649 PAR and GM Aleksandr Shimanov 2627 RUS – 7,0 $2250
3-6. GM Gil Popilski 2542 ISR, GM Fidel Corrales Jimenez 2530 USA, IM Priyadharshan Kannappan 2484 IND and IM Michael A Mulyar 2381 USA – 6,5
7-9. GM Yaroslav Zherebukh 2595 USA, IM John Michael Burke 2571 USA and GM Victor Mikhalevski 2545 ISR – 6,0
10-19. GM Gabor Papp 2584 HUN, GM Gergely Antal 2545 HUN, IM Andrey Gorovets 2545 BLR, GM Reynaldo Vera Gonzalez Quevedo 2432 CUB, IM Safal Bora 2404 USA, IM Dionisio Aldama 2391 MEX, FM Praveen Balakrishnan 2367 USA, Qibiao Wang 2290 CHN, FM Hans Niemann 2269 USA and Andrew Hong 2151 USA – 5,5 etc

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