U.S.-based Filipino grandmaster, GM Julio Catalino “Ino” Sadorra, won the recently concluded Manhattan Open 2016.
The 15th Annual Manhattan Open was a 5-round chess tournament held from July 29-31, at the Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 Seventh Ave. (32nd-33rd St, across from Penn Station), New York, NY. The event had 6 sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 1900, Under 1600, Under 1300 and Under 1000, and the playing format was 5-round Swiss with time control 40/100, SD/30, d10.
The top 10 finishers of the Open section are listed below.
Manhattan Open 2016 Standings Top 10
|1||GM Julio C Sadorra||2655||TX||4.5||1st||$2100.00|
|2||GM Zviad Izoria||2679||NY||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|3||GM Alexander Stripunsky||2647||NJ||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|4||GM Robert L Hess||2646||NY||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|5||GM Alejandro Ramirez||2642||TX||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|6||GM Sergey Kudrin||2562||CT||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|7||GM Niaz Murshed||2534||PA||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|8||GM Michael A Rohde||2513||NY||4.0||2nd-4th||$285.71|
|9||GM Tamaz Gelashvili||2658||NY||3.5|
|10||Joseph Zeltsan||2151||NY||3.5||1st U2400||$600.00|
GM Tamaz Gelashvili was last year’s winner.
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