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Sicilian Najdorf 2012 Open

Winners:

#1 billwall (2221)

#2 LobowolfXXX (2140)

#3 Michodov (2008)

TD: ECHOOooo Started on April 3, 2012 at 2:01 AM
Players: 100   Time Control: 48 hours/move
Max Group Size: 4   Rating Range: Open
# Advance: 2   Tie Breaks: Yes
Points Available: 651   Games Rated: Yes

TOURNAMENT FINISHED!
Tournament Stats
Starting Players: 100 Completed Games: 588 (tournament is 100% complete)
Eliminated Round 1: 48 (48% of field) Games in Round 1: 300
Eliminated Round 2: 21 (21% of field) Games in Round 2: 144
Eliminated Round 3: 13 (13% of field) Games in Round 3: 78
Eliminated Round 4: 5 (5% of field) Games in Round 4: 30
Eliminated Round 5: 4 (4% of field) Games in Round 5: 24
Eliminated Round 6: 4 (4% of field) Games in Round 6: 12
Players Withdrawn: 8 (8%) # Timeouts: 101 (17%)
Remaining Players: 7 (7%) Remaining Games: 0 (current round)
Average Rating: 1634 Biggest Upset: 1203 defeats 1631

Note:  I will be awarding a framable certificate to the winner of this tournament, as I do with all my 100-player events (see my group, ECHOOooo's Tournament Group for details). 

The Sicilian Najdorf opening is perhaps the most popular single opening played in Master Chess today and is becoming even more popular as time goes on.  Here's the latest trend graph (from chessgames.com):

So, join this tournament to get some experience playing the Sicilian Najdorf opening!


Comments


  • 2 years ago

    ECHOOooo

    Good luck everyone!

  • 3 years ago

    ECHOOooo

    FYI - Here are the opening moves:

    1.  e4      c5
    2.  Nf3     d6
    3.  d4      cxd4
    4.  Nxd4  Nf6
    5.  Nc3    a6
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