Sunday, September 27, 2009

2009 Surfers Paradise Open

The 2009 Surfers Paradise Open was held from the 26-27th of September. It was a category 5 Grand Prix event. A large attraction was Latvian Super Grandmaster Alexei Shirov (2730), attending to play a simul. The turnout was strong with top seed being GM David Smerdon (2535).

Here are the results:
1st Moulthun Ly (2308) with 5/6
2nd-7th Phachara Wongwichit (2055), GM David Smerdon, IM Leonid Sandler (2240), Yi Liu (1835), Bruce Williams (1884) and Jonas Müller (1929) with 4/6

Next event to be reported on: 2009 Australian Young Masters

2 comments: said...

Ly is just too good, perhaps Australia's next strongest Grandmaster!

GeniusProphecy said...

I can't think of anyone more deserving.