Tuesday, 19 February 2013 01:12
The 51st Annual Baltimore Open took place on 8-10th February at the Holiday Inn Columbia, 7900 Washington Blvd, Columbia, MD.
The tournament was held in five sections: Championship, U1900, U1700, U1500 and U1200.
The organizers have introduced some unique tournament features in order create a pleasant environment for playing chess. See the list in the tournament preview.
28 players competed in the main group – Championship. Grandmasters Aleksandr Lenderman 2694 and Niclas Huschenbeth GER 2594 and IM Tegshsuren Enkhbat 2496 shared the first place with 4,0/5 points each.
IM Bryan Smith 2520, WGM Sabina-Francesca Foisor 2386, Adithya Balasubramanian IND 2356 and Alex Barnett 2318 finished on 3,5/5 points each.