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World Open 2000

Last Updated: 7/7/00 (4:08pm ET)
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GM Joel Benjamin: World Open Champion

Benjamin, Ivanov, Ehlvest, Fedorowicz, Serper,
Blatny, Goldin, and Kudrin tie for first with 7 points.

Benjamin

Ivanov

Ehlvest

Fedorowicz

Serper

Blatny

Goldin

Kudrin

GM Benjamin became the World Open 2000 Champion by winning a single round robin blitz tournament among the winners.  Ivanov and Fedorowicz didn't participate in the playoff.

DRAMATIC DRAW!!

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Key Final Round Pairing:

Rd. 9: GM Hodgson vs. GM Ivanov

 

GM Alexander Ivanov's amazing last round draw against GM Julian Hodgson created an eight-way tie for first at this year's World Open.  Ivanov faced the hardest pairings, including 6 grandmasters.  See Cool Games.

Final Results are now online.  The website will not show prize amounts. Questions should go to the Tournament Organizer.

Some new photos and all the audio interviews are now online. More photos added next week.

 

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