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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Li Chao b winner of the Indonesia Open Chess Championship 2011

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Hi everyone,

The chess news update is that 2011 Indonesia Open Chess Championship was held from October 13-19 at the Le Meredien Hotel in Jakarta. Eighty players competed in the 9-round Swiss tournament. The generous prize fund amounted to 55.500 USD, with 10.000 USD reserved for the winner.
 Li Chao b vs Tigran Kotanjian

Top seeded Wang Yue and former Asia champion and Anand’s second Ganguly Surya Shekhar played a draw on the first board, while 3rd seed and Universiade champion Li Chao b defeated Sandro Mareco and joined Ganguly on the shared first place after the last round. Li Chao b takes the winner’s trophy on better tie-break score.

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