Tuesday, April 6, 2010

2010 Doeberl Cup

The O2C 48th Doeberl Cup (2010) was a very prestigious tournament, attracting strong players (including many grandmasters) from all around the world. It was played from the 1st-4th of April in the Hellenic Club in Australia's Capital Canberra.This year, the top seed was Chinese Grandmaster Li Chao (2613).

Here are the final results

1st GM Li Chao with 7.5/9
2nd IM George Xie (2470) with 7/9 (and a GM norm)
3rd-6th GM Vladimir Malaniuk (2582), GM Magesh Chandran Panchanathan (2543), GM David Smerdon (2530) and IM Saptarshi Roy Chowdhury (2429, who will be a GM next rating period) with 6.5/7

Samuel Dalton (1925) won the U2000 Major Section with a whirlwind performance and 6.5/7.

The U1600 Minor Section was taken by Michael Addamo (1378) with a perfect 7/7.

Click here for the results to all sections of the 2010 Doeberl Cup.

Next tournament to be reported on: 2010 Sydney International Open

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