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World Open 2000

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Ivanov's Beautiful Draw Leads to Playoff

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

DRAMATIC DRAW!!

Key Final Round Pairing:

Rd. 9: GM Hodgson vs. GM Ivanov

Benjamin

1/2-1/2

vs.

Ehlvest

 

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. See Cool Games. A Playoff is next!

We'll try to show some of the blitz games live.

Fedorowicz

1/2-1/2

vs.

Serper

 

Here are the top pairings for the round. The number after the name is the final score for the tournament.

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Pairings for Round 9

Bd#ResWhite Player Name#ResBlack Player Name
181/2Joel Benjamin (7.0)11/2Jan Ehlvest (7.0)
2131/2John P Fedorowicz (7.0)91/2Gregory Serper (7.0)
36___Julian Hodgson12___Alexander Ivanov
4161Sergey Kudrin (7.0)30Alek Wojtkiewicz (6.0)
528___Eugene Perelshteyn5___Alexander Shabalov
67___Alexander Goldin21___Eduard Gufeld
7151Pavel Blatny (7.0)320Emory A Tate (6.0)
8360Rusudan Goletiani (5.5)21Gregory Kaidanov (6.5)
927___Angelo Young10___Vasilios Kotronias
1011___Suat Atalik22___Valeriani Gaprindishvili
1126___Kamil Miton14___Yuri Shulman
12400Ron Burnett (5.5)181Gildardo Garcia (6.5)
13191Maurice A Ashley (6.5)390Yurij Lapshun (5.5)
14201Benjamin Finegold570Todd D Andrews
1517___Gennadi Zaitshik84___Peter Gilruth
164___Alex Yermolinsky55___Andrei Zaremba

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