Monday, July 04, 2011

Commonwealth and South African Open Chess Championships

After the exciting finish two English Grandmasters, Gawain Jones and Nigel Short, shared the first place with 9.5 points each. In the last round they defeated GM Abhijeet Gupta and GM Pablo Lafuente, respectively.

Jones was declared the winner on slightly better tiebreak score. German junior IM Niclas Huschenbeth reached excellent position in the shared 3rd place. Full report.

Tournament website

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