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🏆 41st Annual World Open (2013)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Sam Shankland, Lazaro Bruzon Batista, Vadim Milov, Viktor Laznicka, Ray Robson, Varuzhan Akobian, Parimarjan Negi, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Zviad Izoria, Yuniesky Quesada Perez, Yury Shulman, Alexander Shabalov, Aleksandr Lenderman, Sergey Erenburg, Victor Mikhalevski, Tamaz Gelashvili, Fidel Corrales Jimenez, Manuel Leon Hoyos, Alejandro Ramirez Alvarez, Awonder Liang, Conrad Holt, Magesh Chandran Panchanathan, Nikola Mitkov, Joshua E Friedel, Kayden Troff, Mesgen Amanov, Marc Tyler Arnold, Enamul Hossain, Leonid Gerzhoy, Alexander Fishbein, Mackenzie Molner, Mikheil Kekelidze, Irina Krush, Darwin Yang, Bindi Cheng, Tegshsuren Enkhbat, Shiyam Thavandiran, John Daniel Bryant, Luke Harmon-Vellotti, Justin Sarkar, Keaton F Kiewra, Kassa Korley, Aleksandr Ostrovskiy, Atulya A Shetty, Dario Alzate, Michael H Bodek, Larry Kaufman, Eric Rosen, Arthur Shen, Max Cornejo, Vitaly Neimer, Yian Liou, Kevin Wang, Farai Mandizha, Michael Kleinman, Bogdan-Gabriel Vioreanu, Robert M Perez, Carlos Mena Crespo, Joshua Colas, Kazim Gulamali, Justus D Williams, Ali Morshedi, Deepak Aaron, Christopher Gu, Sean Vibbert, Robby Adamson, Alec S Getz, Carl Brandon Boor, Taibur Rahman, Adarsh Jayakumar, Adithya Balasubramanian, Leif Pressman, Jonathan Chiang, Tommy Ulrich, Rentala Nagendra, Alex M Fikiet, Matan Prilleltensky, Oscar Maldonado, Kevin Y Cao, Michael Chiang, Kai Jie Edward Lee, Farzad Abdi, Sarah Chiang, Jorge Salej, Leif K Karell, Jorge Hernan Lopez, Waleed Al Awadhi, Taher Al Khateeb, Faisal Al-Hamlan, Ian Finlay, Eduardo C Bauza Mercere

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
41st Annual World Open (2013)
This year, the event was held at Arlington, Virginia, starting in July, throughout their annual Independence Day's traditional celebrations.

Ten players (including Yuniesky Quesada Perez , Lazaro Bruzon Batista , Viktor Laznicka , Sergey Erenburg , Tamaz Gelashvili , Parimarjan Negi , Alejandro Ramirez Alvarez , Yury Shulman , Conrad Holt and Varuzhan Akobian (who won a bonus on a slightly better tiebreak)) tied with 6.5/9, with each of those persons bringing home a prize fund (USD) of ~ $4000 apiece.

Previous: World Open (2012) (40th edition).

Further reading: (1) http://www.chesstour.com/wo13.htm (tournament advertisement), (2) http://chessevents.com/2013/06/worl... (leader-board archive of various sections).

 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 212  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Gulamali vs V Akobian  0-116201341st Annual World OpenB07 Pirc
2. R Nagendra vs Shankland 0-136201341st Annual World OpenB20 Sicilian
3. A Ramirez Alvarez vs O Maldonado  1-050201341st Annual World OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
4. F Abdi vs M Leon Hoyos  0-129201341st Annual World OpenB27 Sicilian
5. C Holt vs J Salej  1-030201341st Annual World OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Taher Al Khateeb vs D Yang  0-135201341st Annual World OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. K Lee vs L Gerzhoy  0-152201341st Annual World OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
8. W Al Awadhi vs M Cornejo  0-145201341st Annual World OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
9. A Shetty vs I Finlay  1-032201341st Annual World OpenA10 English
10. Shankland vs L Gerzhoy  0-145201341st Annual World OpenE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
11. M Cornejo vs A Ramirez Alvarez  ½-½23201341st Annual World OpenB30 Sicilian
12. M Leon Hoyos vs A Shetty  ½-½82201341st Annual World OpenA25 English
13. T Rahman vs C Holt  1-074201341st Annual World OpenD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. M Prilleltensky vs E Hossain  0-149201341st Annual World OpenA53 Old Indian
15. D Yang vs A Liang  1-042201341st Annual World OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
16. J Salej vs F Mandizha  0-129201341st Annual World OpenE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
17. F Al-Hamlan vs R Nagendra  0-138201341st Annual World OpenA84 Dutch
18. O Maldonado vs Taher Al Khateeb  1-035201341st Annual World OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
19. E Bauza Mercere vs K Lee  0-131201341st Annual World OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
20. W Al Awadhi vs J H Lopez  1-059201341st Annual World OpenC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
21. I Finlay vs M Leon Hoyos  0-146201341st Annual World OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
22. D Alzate vs Bruzon Batista  0-133201341st Annual World OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. V Laznicka vs S Thavandiran 1-019201341st Annual World OpenE00 Queen's Pawn Game
24. A Getz vs Milov  0-123201341st Annual World OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
25. Y Quesada Perez vs Kaufman  ½-½31201341st Annual World OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
 page 1 of 9; games 1-25 of 212  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-24-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: Congratulations to Varuzhan Akobian for winning the 2013 World Open. We're still missing many games, we hope to fill in the holes shortly.
Jul-24-13  notyetagm: 41st Annual World Open (2013)

First!

Sort of.

Jul-26-13  Krogerman: Thank Chessgames.com for posting all the games they can for the World Open 2013. Had to work and hopefully it will be in Virginia again next year and I can go to it.
Sep-11-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: Armageddon games are stupid IMO - especially when Black "wins" by drawing the game. They should just have co-champions.

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