43rd World Open
June 30-July 5, 2015
The 43rd Annual World Open was held from June 30-July 5, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia.
The Open Section finished in an 8-way tie for 1st place with GM Alex Lenderman taking the title of World Open Champion and bonus prize after beating GM Rauf Mamedov in an Armageddon playoff.
Craig Hilby and John Michael Burke both made IM norms and Jennifer Yu made a WIM norm. Five more norms were earned at the DC International held prior to the World Open. Visit the DC International 2015 website to view those norms.
The final results, with prizes, for all sections have been posted.
Please use the following links to view more information from the World Open 2015:
- Tournament Information: Sections, schedules, entry fees, prize funds, hotel info, etc.
Other World Open Events
Please use the following links to view more information on other events taking place at the World Open site in Arlington, Virginia:
- DC International (June 25-30)
- World Open Senior Amateur (June 26-28)
- World Open Under 13 Championships (June 27-28)
- World Open Women’s Championship (June 30-July 1)
- World Open Side Events (June 27-July 5), Warmup, 10-minute Championship, 7-minute Championship, Blitz events