Chess Association of Western Australia




2019 Willetton Open


The 2019 Willetton Open was played on the weekend of August 17/18 at Leeming Primary with 16 entrants.

Winner was Kuan Han Sen with a perfect score of 6/6. Equal second with 4/6 were Ben Dagza, Andador Diminador and Jamie Laubbacher who gained the Under 1700 first place. Equal second in the Under 1700 group were Marco Gunawan and Dylan Gough.

Barath Harirajesh, aged nine, received an encouragement prize for his first entry into senior chess and for making two very experienced players struggle to beat him.

Report kindly provided by David Ellis.



Cross Table


 Pos NAME                 Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6    |   Buc1    BucT  
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  1 Kuan,Han Sen         1912       WA  6.0 | +B12  +W9   +B4   +W5   +B3   +B2    |   18.5    20.5 
  2 Laubbacher,Jamie     1200       WA  4.0 | +W14  -B5   +W10  +B7   +B4   -W1    |   19.5    21.5 
  3 Dagza,Ben            1819       WA  4.0 | +W6   +B10  -W5   +B8   -W1   +B11   |   19.0    21.5 
  4 Andador,Dominador    1988       WA  4.0 | +W13  +B7   -W1   +B15  -W2   +B6    |   19.0    20.5 
  5 Gong,Patrick         2405  FM   WA  3.5 | =BYE  +W2   +B3   -B1   -W6   +W10   |   20.5    23.0 
  6 Gunawan,Marco        1476       WA  3.5 | -B3   +W16  +B9   =BYE  +B5   -W4    |   18.0    18.5 
  7 Leong,Voon Choon     1788       OS  3.5 | +B11  -W4   +B15  -W2   +B13  =W8    |   16.0    17.5 
  8 Gough,Dylan          1384       WA  3.5 | -B9   +W12  +B11  -W3   +W15  =B7    |   15.0    16.5 
  9 McAteer,Ian          1741       WA  3.0 | +W8   -B1   -W6   -B13  +W12  +B15   |   17.0    18.5 
 10 Gao,Oscar            1519       WA  2.5 | +W16  -W3   -B2   +W12  =B11  -B5    |   16.0    16.5 
 11 Dharmapuri,Kundan    1475       WA  2.5 | -W7   +B13  -W8   +B14  =W10  -W3    |   15.5    17.5 
 12 Leong,Yung Fu        1500       WA  2.0 | -W1   -B8   +W14  -B10  -B9   +W16   |   17.0    17.5 
 13 Donaldson,Gary       1510       WA  2.0 | -B4   -W11  +B16  +W9   -W7   -B14   |   15.0    15.5 
 14 Sheridan,Wallace     1541       WA  2.0 | -B2   -W15  -B12  -W11  +B16  +W13   |   12.0    12.5 
 15 Deheer,Alex          1767       WA  1.5 | =BYE  +B14  -W7   -W4   -B8   -W9    |   17.0    19.0 
 16 Harirajesh,Barath    1000       WA  0.5 | -B10  -B6   -W13  =BYE  -W14  -B12   |   12.0    13.5