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Sixteen players share the lead at Indonesia Open

Sixteen players share the lead at Indonesia Open

After two rounds of play, no less than sixteen players share the lead at the Indonesia Open Chess Championship (IOCC) 2013 with a perfect two from two. Round 1 report / Round 2 report / Live games / Results and pairings Of the top seeds, GMs Alexander Moiseeko and Aleksey Dreev look to be in [...]

Indonesia Open with exciting start

Indonesia Open with exciting start

Report with photos from round 1 of IOCC

Indonesia Open Chess Championship – Opening Ceremony (Photos)

Indonesia Open Chess Championship – Opening Ceremony (Photos)

The 3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship (IOCC) 2013 held at the Sahid Jaya Hotel in Jakarta got off to a grand start with the Opening Ceremony officiated by Roy Suryo, Minister of Youth and Sport. Following the report by Ida Gayatri, IOCC Organising Chairperson, the representative of the National Olympic Sports Council added his welcome [...]

Indonesia Open Chess Championship – Local Challenge

Indonesia Open Chess Championship – Local Challenge

There will be a 36 strong player contingent from host Indonesia participating, with a full representation of the best current talent together with many veterans returning from days gone by! Once again the hopes of a nation will fall squarely on the shoulders of GM Susanto Megaranto who on his day has beaten some of [...]

Stellar Lineup in 3rd Indonesia Open

Stellar Lineup in 3rd Indonesia Open

In just its third edition, the Indonesia Open has already established itself as the premier international chess event in South East Asia and arguably the leading or at least one of the top tournaments in Asia. Last year the organisers took great pride that a second event actually took place and were now looking forward [...]

3rd Indonesia Open – International Players

3rd Indonesia Open – International Players

The 3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship will take place on 9-18th October at the Puri Ratna Ballroom, Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman 86 Jakarta 10220 – Indonesia. The Indonesia Open Chess Championship 2013 is open for all chess players from federations member of FIDE with ELO Rating minimum 2200. The tournament is organized [...]

35 Grandmasters in Indonesia Open Chess Championship

35 Grandmasters in Indonesia Open Chess Championship

More than 30 Grandmasters (GM) will take part in the 3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship, which offers prize money of US$100,000, almost double that of last year’s $55,000. “To date there are 57 foreign participants – including 35 Grandmasters – from 28 countries, who have confirmed their participation in the event, which will be held [...]

3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship

3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship

The 3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship will take place on 9-18th October at the Puri Ratna Ballroom, Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman 86 Jakarta 10220 – Indonesia. The Indonesia Open Chess Championship 2013 is open for all chess players from federations member of FIDE with ELO Rating minimum 2200. The tournament is organized [...]

Hotel Grand Sahid Jaya

Hotel Grand Sahid Jaya

Hotel Grand Sahid Jaya is the venue of the Indonesia Open 2013. The 5-star hotel of Jakarta is going to host this year’s event. The Location Strategically located at Jalan Jendral Sudirman 86, Jakarta Pusat, in the Jakarta Central Business District, the Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel created a new and distinct impression when it was [...]

Final Round Report – Yu Yangyi and Li Chao share first place

Final Round Report – Yu Yangyi and Li Chao share first place

The final round of play saw Ivan Sokolov opt for the exchange variation of the Slav and attempt to squeeze out a win against tournament leader Yu Yangyi who was happy with a draw and with accurate defence he easily got it. On the other board played on the stage, second placed defending champion Li [...]

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