Chicago Open Winners

Chicago Open Champions

Year Location Open Winners
2016 (25th) Wheeling Vladimir Belous
2015 (24th) Wheeling Jeffery Xiong
2014 (23rd) Wheeling Gabriel Sargissian, Priyadharshan Kannappan
2013 (22nd) Wheeling Ray Robson, Joshua Friedel and Nikola Mitkov
2012 (21st) Wheeling Gabriel Sargissian
2011 (20th) Wheeling Timur Gareyev
2010 (19th) Wheeling Loek Van Wely
2009 (18th) Wheeling Jaan Ehlvest and Gabriel Sargissian
2008 (17th) Wheeling Varuzhan Akobian, Tigran Petrosian and Hikaru Nakamura
2007 (16th) Oak Brook Vadim Milov and Yury Shulman
2006 (15th) Oak Brook Kamil Miton, Vadim Milov, Ben Finegold and Julio Becerra
2005 (14th) Oak Brook Jaan Ehlvest, Vadim Milov, Igor Novikov and Petr Kiriakov
2004 (13th) Oak Brook Jaan Ehlvest and Alex Shabalov
2003 (12th) Oak Brook Alex Shabalov
2002 (11th) Oak Brook Gregory Kaidanov, Jaan Ehlvest, Alex Shabalov, Ildar Ibragimov, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Leonid Yudasin and Alex Yermolinsky
2001 (10th) Oak Brook Alexander Goldin and Julian Hodgson
2000 (9th) Oak Brook Artashes Minasian
1999 (8th) Oak Brook Alex Beliavsky, Alexander Goldin, Gregory Kaidanov, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Alex Shabalov, Dmitry Gurevich and Alex Ivanov
1998 (7th) Oak Brook Alex Shabalov, Boris Gulko, Igor Novikov, Joel Benjamin, John Fedorowicz, Dmitry Gurevich and Josh Waitzkin
1997 (6th) Schaumburg Gregory Kaidanov, Alex Shabalov, Walter Browne and Rashid Ziatdinov
1996 (5th) Oak Brook Gregory Kaidanov and Alexander Fishbein
1995 (4th) Oak Brook Alex Shabalov
1994 (3rd) Chicago Dmitry Gurevich
1993 (2nd) Oak Brook Alex Ivanov
1992 (1st) Rosemont Gregory Kaidanov and Dmitry Gurevich

Most Successful Chicago Open Champions

# of Wins Players
7 Alex Shabalov
5 Gregory Kaidanov
4 Jaan Ehlvest and Dmitry Gurevich
3 Vadim Milov and Gabriel Sargissian
2 Alexander Goldin, Alex Ivanov, Giorgi Kacheishvili and Igor Novikov
1 Varuzhan Akobian, Julio Becerra, Alex Beliavsky, Vladimir Belous, Joel Benjamin, Walter Browne, John Fedorowicz, Ben Finegold, Alexander Fishbein, Joshua Friedel, Timur Gareyev, Boris Gulko, Julian Hodgson, Ildar Ibragimov, Priyadharshan Kannappan, Petr Kiriakov, Artashes Minasian, Nikola Mitkov, Kamil Miton, Hikaru Nakamura, Tigran Petrosian, Ray Robson, Yury Shulman, Loek Van Wely, Josh Waitzkin, Jeffery Xiong, Alex Yermolinsky, Leonid Yudasin and Rashid Ziatdinov