2009 Asian Continental Chess Championship

manfrommanila
manfrommanila
May 25, 2009, 12:15 AM |
2 | Chess Event Coverage

GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly of India finished with five wins and six draws to win the eleven-round 2009 Asian Continental Chess Championship held in Subic Bay,Philippines. GM Zhou Weiqi also had eight points to finished second.Untitled Yu Yangyi finished in a tie with five others for third to 8 th place with 7.5 points.Also with the same scores were GM'S Yu Shaoteng, Le Quang Liem of Vietnam,Rogelio Antonio Jr of the Philippines,Hou Yifan and Shou Jianchao of China. The tournament top two seeds Indian Krishnan Sasikiran and Wesley So did not perform as expected. Sasikiran finished in a tie for 9th to 17 th places while Wesley So came in only 22 nd with 6.5 points.


FINAL RANKINGS
1 GM Surya Shekhar Ganguly IND 2625 5 6 0 8.0 pts.
2 GM Zhou Weiqi CHI 2563 5 6 0 8.0 pts.
3 Yu Yanyi CHI 2433 5 5 1 7.5 pts.
4 GM Yu Shaoteng CHI 2504 5 5 1 7.5 pts.
5 GM Le Quang Liem VIE 2591 6 3 2 7.5
6 GM Rogelio Antonio JR PHI 2518 5 5 1 7.5
7 GM Hou Yifan CHI 2590 5 5 1 7.5
8 GM Zhou Jiianchao CHI 2635 5 5 1 7.5
9 GM Chanda Sandipan IND 2558 4 6 1 7.0
10 GM Krishnan Sasikiran IND 2682 5 4 2 7.0
11 GM Abhijit Kunte IND 2513 3 8 0 7.0
12 GM Abhijeet Gupta IND 2570 5 4 2 7.0
13 GM Negi Parimarjan IND 2592 4 6 1 7.0
14 GM Nguyen NgocTruong Son VIE 2588 5 4 2 7.0
15 GM Li Shilong CHI 2557 6 2 3 7.0
16 GM Kashgaleyev Murtas KAZ 2626 5 4 2 7.0
17 GM Filippov Anton UZB 2584 4 6 1 7.0
18 GM Dao Thien Hai VIE 2546 4 5 2 6.5
19 Wan Yunguo CHI 2434 4 5 2 6.5
20 IM Al Sayed Mohamad QAT 2496 5 3 3 6.5
21 GM Wesley So PHI 2641 4 5 2 6.5
22 GM Eugenio Torre PHI 2561 5 3 3 6.5
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