West Torrens Chess Classic Open Rapid 2024 Results

Updated March 27th, 2024


1st Place: IM Trevor Tao
2nd Place: FM Bill Jordan
3rd Place: Song Yang
4th Place: Cheng Dai

Per the tournament regulations, the top four scorers played a Playoff Series on DGT Boards broadcast to a live audience. In the Semi Finals both FM Jordan and IM Tao won their respective games, whilst Yang and Dai would have to settle for a 3rd Place Playoff.

In the 3rd Place Playoff, Yang was victorious in a close and compelling game. Whilst IM Tao claimed the tournament title after a victory over FM Jordan!

Final Standings:

Pos NAME Rtg T Fed Pts | 1 2 3 4 5 6 | DE BH BH-M1 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Jordan,William 2247 FM SA 5.5 | +W32 +B20 +W14 =B3 +W7 +W2 | 0 22.0 15.0 2 Tao,Trevor 2498 IM SA 5.0 | +W39 +B9 +W8 +B7 +W5 -B1 | 0 24.5 16.5 3 Dai,Cheng 2178 VIC 5.0 | +B31 +W29 =B6 =W1 +B10 +W13 | 0 21.5 14.0 4 Yang,Song 2246 SA 5.0 | +B16 -W24 +B18 +W29 +B9 +B8 | 0 18.5 12.5 5 Boyd-Norman,James 1975 SA 4.5 | =B30 +W35 +B24 +W6 -B2 +W12 | 1 20.0 14.0 6 Srdic,Goran 2300 SA 4.5 | +W15 +B10 =W3 -B5 +W23 +B14 | 2 22.5 14.5 7 Schmidt,Tobias 2382 FM OS 4.0 | +B18 +W11 +B12 -W2 -B1 +W17 | 0 24.0 15.5 8 Phan,Nguyen Mai Chi 2188 WFM SA 4.0 | +W27 +B17 -B2 +W24 +B11 -W4 | 0 22.0 14.5 9 Pritchard,Max 1942 SA 4.0 | +W36 -W2 +B25 +B17 -W4 +B15 | 0 19.5 13.5 10 Jindal,Tarush 1792 SA 4.0 | +B33 -W6 +B31 +W16 -W3 +B19 | 0 19.5 12.5 11 Almutawa,Ayman 1839 SA 4.0 | +W34 -B7 +W15 +B19 -W8 +B21 | 0 19.0 13.0 12 Retnaraja,Ethan 1980 SA 3.5 | +W19 +B22 -W7 +B14 =W13 -B5 | 0 21.0 13.5 13 Leaver,Kyle 2268 SA 3.5 | +B25 -W14 +W22 +W20 =B12 -B3 | 0 20.0 12.5 14 Retnaraja,Athena-Malar 1774 SA 3.0 | +W38 +B13 -B1 -W12 +B25 -W6 | 0 20.5 14.0 15 Bayliss,James 1570 SA 3.0 | -B6 +W33 -B11 +W26 +B20 -W9 | 0 20.0 13.5 16 Commisso,Anthony 1517 SA 3.0 | -W4 +B21 +W23 -B10 -W17 +W29 | 0 20.0 13.0 17 Khaw,Fabian 1646 SA 3.0 | +B40 -W8 +B26 -W9 +B16 -B7 | 0 18.5 13.5 18 Reiner,Finn 1573 SA 3.0 | -W7 +B34 -W4 -B21 +W33 +B27 | 0 18.5 11.5 19 Khan,Bilal 1333 SA 3.0 | -B12 +W28 +B32 -W11 +B29 -W10 | 0 18.0 12.0 20 Schiavone,Emmanuel 1695 SA 3.0 | +B26 -W1 +B35 -B13 -W15 +W24 | 0 18.0 11.5 21 Berbec,Hamish 0 SA 3.0 | -B24 -W16 +B36 +W18 +B22 -W11 | 0 16.5 11.5 22 Hansen,Samuel 1577 SA 3.0 | +B28 -W12 -B13 +B35 -W21 +W31 | 0 15.5 11.0 23 Mdinaradze,Edgar 1940 SA 3.0 | -B35 +W36 -B16 +W31 -B6 +W32 | 0 13.5 8.0 24 Faul,Craig 1685 SA 2.5 | +W21 +B4 -W5 -B8 =W27 -B20 | 0 22.0 14.5 25 Sykes,Alexander K I 1548 SA 2.5 | -W13 +B38 -W9 +B34 -W14 =B28 | 0 16.0 11.0 26 Bauwens,Gregory 0 SA 2.5 | -W20 +B32 -W17 -B15 +W36 =B30 | 0 15.5 11.0 27 Zafari,Seyed Ilia 1493 SA 2.5 | -B8 +W40 -B29 +W33 =B24 -W18 | 0 14.5 9.5 28 Yaghmaei,Manooch 0 SA 2.5 | -W22 -B19 +W38 -B36 +W35 =W25 | 0 11.5 7.5 29 Colliver,Scott 1606 SA 2.0 | +W37 -B3 +W27 -B4 -W19 -B16 | 0 19.5 13.5 30 Maschkowsky,Alec 1229 SA 2.0 | =W5 -- -- -- +B37 =W26 | 0 17.0 11.5 31 Zang,Chen Bi 1420 SA 2.0 | -W3 +B37 -W10 -B23 +W38 -B22 | 0 17.0 11.0 32 Houston,Joshua 1524 SA 2.0 | -B1 -W26 -W19 +B37 +W34 -B23 | 0 17.0 10.5 33 Paramasivam,Aswanth 911 SA 2.0 | -W10 -B15 +W37 -B27 -B18 +W35 | 0 14.5 9.5 34 Guiney,Wayne Bertram 958 SA 2.0 | -B11 -W18 +B40 -W25 -B32 +W36 | 0 13.5 8.5 35 Jeanes,David 1048 SA 1.0 | +W23 -B5 -W20 -W22 -B28 -B33 | 0 18.0 11.5 36 Seaton,Jack 1050 OS 1.0 | -B9 -B23 -W21 +W28 -B26 -B34 | 0 17.0 11.0 37 Hoe,Soon 0 SA 1.0 | -B29 -W31 -B33 -W32 -W30 +B38 | 0 12.5 8.0 38 Bird,Sam 467 SA 1.0 | -B14 -W25 -B28 +W40 -B31 -W37 | 0 12.0 8.0 39 River,Madee (W) 1608 SA 0.0 | -B2 -- -- -- -- -- | 0 15.0 9.0 40 Bilangel,Ariel (W) 0 SA 0.0 | -W17 -B27 -W34 -B38 -- -- | 0 11.0 7.0

Playoffs:

========================================================================= Semi: 1 = Jordan,William ½ - ½ Dai,Cheng Dai,Cheng 0 - 1 Jordan,William 2 = Tao,Trevor 1 - 0 Yang,Song ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3rd Place: 1 = Yang,Song 1 - 0 Dai,Cheng ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1st Place: 1 = Tao,Trevor 1 - 0 Jordan,William