Chicago Open

23rd Chicago Open
May 22-26, 2014

The 23rd Annual Chicago Open was held May 22-26, 2014, at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel, 601 North Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, Illinois.

The Open Section was won by GM Gabriel Sargissian who had better tie-breaks than IM Priyadharshan Kannappan. Both players were undefeated on their way to finishing with 7/9.

Kannappan also scored a GM norm along with IM Jeffery Xiong, while FM Michael Lee scored an IM norm. Xiong’s GM norm comes on the back of Samuel Sevian’s GM norm at the recent Foxwoods event making him the the second US 13-year old to earn a GM norm this year. He is two months older than Sevian and the two are currently the highest FIDE rated players in the world under the age of 14!

The final standings and prizes from all sections are now posted.

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