Chess Association of Western Australia


2008 WA Grand Prix

2008 Open Grand Prix - Prizewinners
PREMIER
1st + trophy			Stephanus Kurniawan
2nd 				Marc Vlietstra
3rd 				David Ellis

MAJOR
1st + trophy			Nedeljko Tomic		 
2nd 				Guy Booth
3rd 				Dennis Holland

MINOR
1st + trophy			Chris Cuellar
2nd 				Gary Donaldson	
3rd 				Darby Thurtell

JUNIOR
1st + trophy			Tom Donaldson
2nd 				Ryan Sam
3rd 				Yita Choong

Notes: (1) Tom Donaldson actually came 2nd overall but was given 
           the Top Junior prize instead.
       (2) Chris Cuellar and Gary Donaldson actually finished ahead 
           of Dennis Holland in the Major but had already won larger 
           prizes in the Minor.


WA GRAND PRIX 2008 - 7 Tournaments - Leading scores
PREMIER				  Tournaments    1st	 Points
1st  	Stephanus  Kurniawan 	       5	  3	   53
2nd	Thomas Donaldson	       6	  1	   51.5
3rd	Marc Vliestra          	       6	  1	   49.5
4th	David Ellis		       6	  -	   44
5th	Michael Horstmann	       4	  -	   35.5
(6th      Gordon Dunlop		       6	  -	   28
(     	Ned Tomic		       6	  -	   28
8th	Yita Choong		       3 	  1	   22

MAJOR  (Under 1850)
1st	Ned Tomic		       6	  4	   63.8
2nd	Guy Booth		       7	  -	   41.5
3rd	Chris Cuellar		       5	  1	   38.75
4rd	Gary Donaldson		       6 	  -	   32.5
5th	Denis Holland		       3	  3	   30.4
6th	Ryan Sam		       4	  -	   26.92
(7th	Edik Gilmetdinov 	       2	  2 	   20.08
(	Ganesh Viswanath	       2	  2 	   20.08

MINOR  (Under 1550)	
1st	Chris Cuellar		       5	  5	   54.75
2nd 	Gary Donaldson 		       6	  2	   53
3rd	Darby Thurtell		       4	  -	   33.5
4th	Chris Boni		       2	  1	   19.75
5th	George Carolin-Unkovich	       3  	  -	   14		

JUNIOR (Under 18)
1st 	Tom Donaldson		       5	  4	   58
2nd 	Ryan Sam		       4	  1	   35.5
3rd 	Yita Choong		       3	  1	   32
4th 	Darby Thurtell		       4	  -	   28.5
5th 	Chirag Saroha		       3	  -	   22.5    
6th 	Chris Boni		       2	  -	   16.5
7th 	George Carolin-Unkovich        3	  -	   12