Monday, March 8, 2010

44th Ballarat Begonia Open

The 2010 44th Ballarat Begonia Open was held over March 6th-8th. It was a FIDE-rated Category 3 Grand Prix Event. It was a record turnout of 123 players.

Here are the final results (with ACF ratings):

1st FM Erik Teichmann (2283) on 6.5/7
2nd-4th IM Stephen Solomon (2371), IM Leonid Sandler (2219), FM Bobby Cheng (2239) on 6/7

Click here to see the final standings to the 44th Ballarat Begonia Open.

Monday, March 1, 2010

ACF March 2010 Ratings

The new Australian Chess Federation ratings for March 2010 have been released!

My own rating increased about 50 points to 2250.

Click here to see the ACF March 2010 ratings.

Top players:

2606!! 11 NSW Zhao, Zong-Yuan [GM]
2510!! 0 ACT Smerdon, David C [GM]
2463!! 18 NSW Xie, George [IM]
2415! 11 NSW Wohl, Aleksander H [IM]
2412!! 19 VIC Johansen, Darryl K [GM]