Results of 2013 Oceania Zone Championships
Monday, 13 May 2013 10:52
The Open Championship can be seen at http://chess-results.com/tnr98268.aspx?lan=1
It was won outright by Australian FM Igor Bjelobrk who scored 7.5/9.
Igor gains the direct IM title and qualifies for the 2013 World Cup in Tromso.
A direct IM title was gained by Australian Ari Dale who scored 7/9 to finish in second place.
Direct FM titles were gained by Australian juniors Justin Tan (6.5/9) and Anton Smirnov (6/9).
Some 18 players are eligible to apply for CM titles.
The Women’s Championship can be seen at http://chess-results.com/tnr98271.aspx?lan=1
It was won by Australian IM Irina Berezina after a playoff with Australian WIM Emma Guo.
Both players scored 8/9 with Irina Berezina winning the first playoff match (rapid) 2-0.
A direct WIM title was gained by Australian Katherine Jarek who scored 6/9 to finish third on tiebreak.
A direct WFM title were gained by Australian Savithri Narenthran (6/9) who lost the WIM tiebreak above.
A direct WFM title was awarded to Fiji’s Hilda Vukikomoala (5/9) on tiebreak.
Australian WCM Vineetha Wijesuriya (5/9) was unfortunate to lose the WFM tiebreak above.
Only 2 players are eligible to apply for WCM titles.