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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Canadian Open 2013 Report-Chessvibes

Nigel Short Wins Canadian Open on Tiebreak
by John Upper on Chessvibes
Nigel Short won the Canadian Open in Ottawa on Saturday, edging out Eric Hansen on tiebreak. The two grandmasters scored 7.5/9 and finished half a point ahead of a group of five players that included Ivan Sokolov and Lazaro Bruzon.

Short & Hansen playing each other in round 5 
Photos & video by John Upper, courtesy of the Canadian Open

The Canadian Open took place July 13th-20th, 2013 in the National Hotel and Suites in Ottawa, Canada. It was a 9-round Swiss played on eight days; rounds 2 and 3 were both played on Sunday the 14th. The time control was 90 minutes for the whole and 30 seconds increment per move.(more)

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