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🏆 41st Annual World Open (2013)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Lazaro Bruzon Batista, Vadim Milov, Viktor Laznicka, Ray Robson, Samuel Shankland, Varuzhan Akobian, Parimarjan Negi, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Zviad Izoria, Yuniesky Quesada Perez, Yury Shulman, Alexander Shabalov, Sergey Erenburg, Aleksandr Lenderman, Victor Mikhalevski, Tamaz Gelashvili, Fidel Corrales Jimenez, Manuel Leon Hoyos, Alejandro Ramirez Alvarez, Magesh Chandran Panchanathan, Nikola Mitkov, Conrad Holt, Joshua E Friedel, Kayden W Troff, Awonder Liang, Mesgen Amanov, Marc Tyler Arnold, Enamul Hossain, Leonid Gerzhoy, Alexander Fishbein, Mikheil Kekelidze, Mackenzie Molner, Irina Krush, Darwin Yang, Bindi Cheng, Enkhbat Tegshsuren, Shiyam Thavandiran, John Daniel Bryant, Luke Harmon-Vellotti, Justin Sarkar, Keaton F Kiewra, Aleksandr Ostrovskiy, Kassa Korley, Dario Alzate, Michael H Bodek, Larry Kaufman, Eric S Rosen, Atulya A Shetty, Vitaly Neimer, Arthur Shen, Max Cornejo, Yian Liou, Farai Mandizha, Bogdan Vioreanu, Robert M Perez, Carlos Mena Crespo, Michael Kleinman, Joshua Colas, Kazim Gulamali, Justus D Williams, Ali Morshedi, Kevin Wang, Christopher Gu, Deepak Aaron, Sean Vibbert, Robby Adamson, Alec S Getz, Carl Brandon Boor, Md. 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 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 Akobian  0-116201341st Annual World OpenB07 Pirc
2. R Nagendra vs S Shankland 0-136201341st Annual World OpenB20 Sicilian
3. A Shetty vs I Finlay  1-032201341st Annual World OpenA10 English
4. W Al Awadhi vs M Cornejo  0-145201341st Annual World OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
5. K Lee vs L Gerzhoy  0-152201341st Annual World OpenC05 French, Tarrasch
6. Taher Al Khateeb vs D Yang  0-135201341st Annual World OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
7. C Holt vs J Salej  1-030201341st Annual World OpenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. F Abdi vs M Leon Hoyos  0-129201341st Annual World OpenB27 Sicilian
9. A Ramirez Alvarez vs O Maldonado  1-050201341st Annual World OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
10. I Finlay vs M Leon Hoyos  0-146201341st Annual World OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
11. W Al Awadhi vs J Lopez  1-059201341st Annual World OpenC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
12. E Bauza Mercere vs K Lee  0-131201341st Annual World OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
13. O Maldonado vs Taher Al Khateeb  1-035201341st Annual World OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. F Al-Hamlan vs R Nagendra  0-138201341st Annual World OpenA84 Dutch
15. J Salej vs F Mandizha  0-129201341st Annual World OpenE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
16. D Yang vs A Liang  1-042201341st Annual World OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
17. M Prilleltensky vs E Hossain  0-149201341st Annual World OpenA53 Old Indian
18. T Rahman vs C Holt  1-074201341st Annual World OpenD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
19. M Leon Hoyos vs A Shetty  ½-½82201341st Annual World OpenA25 English
20. M Cornejo vs A Ramirez Alvarez  ½-½23201341st Annual World OpenB30 Sicilian
21. S Shankland vs L Gerzhoy  0-145201341st Annual World OpenE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
22. N Mitkov vs S Vibbert  0-147201341st Annual World OpenB57 Sicilian
23. L Harmon-Vellotti vs L Karell  1-038201341st Annual World OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. E Hossain vs T Rahman  ½-½15201341st Annual World OpenB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
25. L Gerzhoy vs D Yang  1-052201341st Annual World OpenA14 English
 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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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