23rd North American Open
December 26-30, 2013
The 23rd Annual North American Open was held at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada.
GM Giorgi Kacheishvili had the best tie-breaks out of 8 players who finished tied 1st-8th in the Open Section with 6½ points to claim the title of North American Open Champion and take his winnings to nearly $3,000. GMs Yi Wei, Sergey Erenburg, Timur Gareev, Alex Shimanov, Varuzhan Akobian and Alex Lenderman, along with IM Chen Wang completed the group at the top. Along with his top place finish, Wang’s performance was also good enough for a GM norm.
IM norms were achieved by Ryan Goldenberg, FM Razvan Preotu, FM Roman Sapozhnikov, FM Arthur Shen and Gregory Young.
The final standings with prizes are now posted for all sections.
Please use the following links for to obtain more information regarding the 2013 North American Open:
- Tournament Information: Sections, schedules, entry fees, prize funds, hotel info, etc.