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Di Li wins ChessOrg Schachfestival 2024 Bad Wörishofen, Bharath, Harshavardhan and Akash second

by Shahid Ahmed - 19/03/2024

GM Di Li (CHN) scored an unbeaten 7.5/9 to win 39th ChessOrg Festival Bad Woerishofen Open A 2024. He finished a half point ahead of the field. GM Bharath Subramaniyam H, IM Harshavardhan G B and GM Akash G scored 7/9 each. They shared second place. The top three prizes were €2000, €1400 and €900 along with a trophy each respectively. Both Bharath and Harshavardhan drew against the eventual champion. Eleven players including six Indians scored 6/9. IM Ilamparthi A R and IM Muthaiah Al are the remaining two Indians to make a top ten finish. The festival witnessed the combined total participation of 339 players across Open A, B and Senior category. Photos: Official site

Five Indians in top ten

Top 3 Open A (L to R): 2nd IM Harshavardhan GB and GM Bharath Subramaniyam H 7/9, 1st Di Li (CHN) 7.5/9

Three Champions (L to R): Open B - Ziad Kanana (SUI) 7.5/9, Open A - GM Di Li (CHN) 7.5/9 and Senior - IM Dieter Pirrot (GER) 7/9

Players in action

A total of 106 players including 9 GMs and 7 IMs took part from 15 countries across the world in Open A. The nine-day nine round Rating Open tournament was organized by IO Juergen Wempe at Kurhaus in Bad Wörishofen, Germany from 8th to 16th March 2024. The time control of the event was 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes for rest + 30 seconds increment.

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Final standings in Open A

Rk.SNo NamesexGrFEDRtgIRtgNClub/CityPts. TB1 RpKrtg+/-
GMLi DiCHN256707,554,52517108,7
GMBharath Subramaniyam HIND25300751,52568106,8
IMGB HarshavardhanIND23920750,525531020,7
GMAkash GIND2411075025181015,1
IMZhao YuanheCHN246106,5532451101,4
GMLeniart ArkadiuszPOL250325066,550243710-4
GMMilov LeonidGER24152403SC Noris-Tarrasch Nuernberg 1873 e.6,546,52427103,8
IMA R IlamparthiIND24260Chess Thulir653,52456105,8
GMKunin VitalyGER25212563Freibauer Moerlenbach652,5245010-4,2
IMMuthaiah ALIND24540652,5242610-0,8



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