2024 Perth International Open

2024 Perth International Open

The 2024 Perth International Open was held at the beautiful Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough from the 1st to the 4th of March.

This event, proudly hosted by the Chess Association of WA consisted of 3 different tournaments - Open (1400 FIDE or above 1500 ACF), Minor (below 1500 FIDE or below 1600 ACF) and Perth Blitz.

Full results can be found at the official Perth International Website: 2024 Perth International Open Website


2024 Perth International Open Prize Winners


  1st: IM Patrick Gong (7.0/7)

  2nd: FM Yihe (Rebo) Fu (5.5/7)

 =3rd/4th: Jacob Bumbak & Angela Feng (5.0/7)

  1st U1800: Ashvin Balavignan (4.5/7)

  Female Prize: WFM Kathryn Hardegen (4.5/7)

  Senior Prize: Eelke de Boer & Alan Wolstencroft (4.0/7)

 =5th/6th and =2nd U1800: Lachlan Wang, Dennis Holland & Maxwell Baines-Dell (4.0/7)  

 =5th/6th: Keegan O'Mahoney & Victor Spirin (4.0/7)


2024 Perth International Open Cross Table


 Pos NAME                           Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7   |  BH-C1    BH   
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  1  Gong,Patrick                   2300  IM  WA  7.0 | +W28  +B14  +W2   +B7   +W9   +B15  +W8   |   25.0   27.0 
  2  Fu,Yihe (Rebo)                 1938  FM  WA  5.5 | +B19  +W12  -B1   +B10  +W14  +B7   =W5   |   27.5   31.0 
  3  Bumbak,Jacob                   1479      WA  5.0 | +W16  -W8   -B6   +B17  +W19  +B14  +W10  |   23.0   26.5 
  4  Feng,Angela                    1662     VIC  5.0 | +B26  =BYE  -W5   +B20  +W18  =B10  +F7   |   23.0   25.5 
  5  Balavignan,Ashvin              1407      WA  4.5 | +B6   =W11  +B4   =BYE  -W7   +W13  =B2   |   27.5   31.5 
  6  Hardegen,Kathryn               1773 WFM  WA  4.5 | -W5   +B17  +W3   +B16  -W10  =B9   +W18  |   24.5   28.0 
  7  de Boer,Eelke                  2070      WA  4.0 | +B21  +W18  +B8   -W1   +B5   -W2   -F4   |   29.5   32.0 
  8  O'Mahoney,Keegan               1906      WA  4.0 | +W17  +B3   -W7   -B9   +W20  +B16  -B1   |   27.5   30.5 
  9  Wang,Lachlan                   1698     QLD  4.0 | +B13  =W10  =B23  +W8   -B1   =W6   =B11  |   27.5   30.0 
 10  Spirin,Victor                  2022      WA  4.0 | +W29  =B9   +B24  -W2   +B6   =W4   -B3   |   26.0   27.0 
 11  Holland,Dennis                 1799      WA  4.0 | +W20  =B5   -W16  +B24  -W15  +B23  =W9   |   21.0   23.5 
 12  Wolstencroft,Alan              1656      WA  4.0 | +W25  -B2   -W20  +W27  -B13  +B24  +W15  |   21.0   23.0 
 13  Baines-Dell,Maxwell            1406      WA  4.0 | -W9   +B28  -W14  +B29  +W12  -B5   +W21  |   20.5   21.5 
 14  King,David                     1777      WA  3.5 | +B22  -W1   +B13  +W23  -B2   -W3   =B17  |   28.0   30.5 
 15  Huang,Hui                      1546      WA  3.5 | =BYE  -W23  +B26  +W25  +B11  -W1   -B12  |   23.5   25.5 
 16  Andador,Dominador              1833      WA  3.5 | -B3   +W22  +B11  -W6   =B23  -W8   +B26  |   23.0   25.5 
 17  Deng,Eric                      1538      WA  3.5 | -B8   -W6   +B21  -W3   +W30  +B20  =W14  |   22.5   23.5 
 18  Clarke,Daniel                  1684      WA  3.5 | +W27  -B7   =B25  +W19  -B4   +W26  -B6   |   22.0   24.0 
 19  Kerr,Carter                    1540      WA  3.5 | -W2   =B27  +W30  -B18  -B3   +W29  +B25  |   19.5   20.5 
 20  Kerr,Lennon                    1462      WA  3.0 | -B11  +W21  +B12  -W4   -B8   -W17  +B29  |   22.5   23.5 
 21  Taylor,Noah                    1595      WA  3.0 | -W7   -B20  -W17  +BYE  +B22  +W25  -B13  |   20.0   21.5 
 22  Wu,Kobe                        1435      WA  3.0 | -W14  -B16  =W28  =B30  -W21  +B27  +W23  |   16.5   17.5 
 23  Gunawan,Marco                  1498      WA  2.5 | =BYE  +B15  =W9   -B14  =W16  -W11  -B22  |   22.0   25.0 
 24  Chen,Angus                     1522      WA  2.5 | =BYE  +B30  -W10  -W11  -B26  -W12  +B28  |   20.0   21.0 
 25  Sheridan,Wallace               1332      WA  2.5 | -B12  +BYE  =W18  -B15  +W27  -B21  -W19  |   19.5   22.0 
 26  De Jong,Sjef                   1372      WA  2.5 | -W4   =B29  -W15  +B28  +W24  -B18  -W16  |   19.5   20.5 
 27  Moseley,Paul                   1375      WA  2.5 | -B18  =W19  +W29  -B12  -B25  -W22  +W30  |   17.0   18.0 
 28  Gunawan,Tjermin                1610      WA  1.5 | -B1   -W13  =B22  -W26   --   +B30  -W24  |   21.5   22.5 
 29  Roebuck,Derek J                1568      WA  1.5 | -B10  =W26  -B27  -W13  +BYE  -B19  -W20  |   19.5   21.0 
 30  Sethuraman,Jaswanth Ram        1225      WA  1.0 | =BYE  -W24  -B19  =W22  -B17  -W28  -B27  |   18.5   20.5



2024 Perth Minor Prize Winners


 =1st/2nd: Chintushig Chinbat & Lyndon While (6.0/7)  

  1st U1200: Nicholai Egorov (5.0/7)

  1st Unrated: Owen Stewart (4.5/7)

 =3rd and 2nd U1200: Akash Ashok (4.5/7)

 =3rd: Graeme Cotterill (4.5/7)


2024 Perth Minor Cross Table


 Pos NAME                           Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7    |  BH-C1    BH   
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  1  Chinbat,Chintushig             1307      WA  6.0 | +W11  +B9   =W2   +B5   +W3   =B4   +W7    |   28.0   31.0 
  2  While,Lyndon                   1285      WA  6.0 | +B17  +W12  =B1   +W3   +B8   =W7   +W4    |   26.5   28.0 
  3  Egorov,Nicholai                1160     QLD  5.0 | +W18  +B13  +W7   -B2   -B1   +W8   +B9    |   27.0   28.5 
  4  Stewart,Owen                      0      WA  4.5 | -B5   +W17  +B12  +B13  +W6   =W1   -B2    |   27.0   28.5 
  5  Ashok,Akash                    1035      WA  4.5 | +W4   =BYE  +B6   -W1   -B7   +W10  +B15   |   26.5   29.5 
  6  Cotterill,Graeme               1336      WA  4.5 | +W19  =B7   -W5   +B10  -B4   +W14  +W11   |   22.0   22.5 
  7  Byliefeldt,Leroux              1129     RSA  4.0 | +B14  =W6   -B3   +W12  +W5   =B2   -B1    |   29.0   31.5 
  8  Gong,Leo                       1324      WA  4.0 | =BYE  =B10  +W11  +B9   -W2   -B3   +W13   |   25.0   28.0 
  9  Rithauddin,Florentyna           669      WA  4.0 | +B15  -W1   +B16  -W8   +B14  +B13  -W3    |   23.5   26.0 
 10  McQuilkin,Graeme               1572      WA  3.5 | -B12  =W8   +B17  -W6   +W11  -B5   +W18   |   20.5   22.0 
 11  du Plessis,Amelia                 0     RSA  3.0 | -B1   +W15  -B8   +W16  -B10  +W12  -B6    |   24.0   26.5 
 12  Togtmol,Uudamkhishig            423      WA  3.0 | +W10  -B2   -W4   -B7   +W16  -B11  +W19   |   23.5   24.0 
 13  Peiris,Sasanka Lahiru          1309      WA  3.0 | +B16  -W3   +B14  -W4   +B15  -W9   -B8    |   23.0   25.5 
 14  Srikanth,Siddarth                 0      WA  3.0 | -W7   +B19  -W13  +B18  -W9   -B6   +BYE   |   19.0   19.5 
 15  Vyshegorodskaya,Darya             0      WA  3.0 | -W9   -B11  +W19  +B17  -W13  +B18  -W5    |   17.5   18.0 
 16  Carbone,Vincenzo                  0      WA  3.0 | -W13  +B18  -W9   -B11  -B12  +BYE  +W17   |   16.0   17.5 
 17  Pasare,Parth                      0      WA  2.0 | -W2   -B4   -W10  -W15  +BYE  +B19  -B16   |   20.5   21.0 
 18  Pasare,Prishaa                    0      WA  2.0 | -B3   -W16  +BYE  -W14  +B19  -W15  -B10   |   18.5   19.0 
 19  Bathmanathan,Sachein              0     MAS  1.0 | -B6   -W14  -B15  +BYE  -W18  -W17  -B12   |   16.0   17.5



2024 Perth Blitz Prize Winners


 1st: IM Patrick Gong (10.0/11)

 2nd: FM Yihe (Rebo) Fu (9.5/11)

 3rd: Marc Vlietstra (8.0/11)

 1st U2100: Ashvin Balavignan (7.5/11)

 1st U1800: Yonal De Vas (7.5/11)

 Best Junior: Daniel Kitaev (7.0/11)

 1st U1500: Jaswanth Ram Sethuraman (6.5/11)

 1st U1200 and 1st Unrated: Julian Otto and Michael Hartley (5.5/11) 


2024 Perth Blitz Cross Table


 Pos NAME                           Rtg   T  Fed  Pts |   1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8     9    10    11    |  BH-C1    BH   
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  1  Gong,Patrick                   2242  IM  WA 10.0 | +W19  +B4   +W5   +B18  +W10  +B2   +W13  +B12  +B3   -W7   +W6    |   68.5   73.5 
  2  Fu,Yihe (Rebo)                 2115  FM  WA  9.5 | +B9   =W8   +B3   +W7   +B6   -W1   +B5   +W4   +B11  +B16  +W12   |   71.5   77.0 
  3  Vlietstra,Marc                 1975      WA  8.0 | +W25  -B5   -W2   +B28  +W14  +W16  +B11  +B10  -W1   +B6   +W7    |   68.0   72.0 
  4  Balavignan,Ashvin              1494      WA  7.5 | +B22  -W1   +B30  +W14  =B16  +W11  +B20  -B2   -W6   +W5   +B8    |   67.5   70.0 
  5  De Vas,Yonal                   1414      WA  7.0 | +B16  +W3   -B1   +W13  +W12  +B10  -W2   -W6   +B18  -B4   +W11   |   71.0   76.0 
  6  Kitaev,Daniel                  1944     SCO  7.0 | +B13  +W20  -B11  +W21  -W2   +B18  +W10  +B5   +B4   -W3   -B1    |   69.5   74.5 
  7  O'Mahoney,Keegan               1814      WA  7.0 | +W29  -B18  +W25  -B2   -W9   +B28  +W14  +B15  +W12  +B1   -B3    |   65.5   68.5 
  8  Gough,Dylan                    1552      WA  6.5 | +W28  =B2   -W18  -W16  +B19  -B14  +W26  +B29  +W15  +B13  -W4    |   59.0   62.0 
  9  Sethuraman,Jaswanth Ram        1170      WA  6.5 | -W2   -B17  +W24  +B27  +B7   -W20  -W15  +B19  =W25  +B28  +W16   |   57.5   61.5 
 10  Saroha,Chirag                  1802      WA  6.0 | +F34  +W21  +B14  +W11  -B1   -W5   -B6   -W3   -B13  +B25  +W22   |   65.0   69.5 
 11  De Vas,Saminda                 1642      WA  6.0 | +W30  +B23  +W6   -B10  +W18  -B4   -W3   +B25  -W2   +B14  -B5    |   64.5   67.0 
 12  Gong,Leo                       1251      WA  6.0 | +W32  -B19  +W23  +W20  -B5   +B15  +W16  -W1   -B7   +W18  -B2    |   64.5   65.5 
 13  Egorov,Nicholai                1496     QLD  6.0 | -W6   +B27  +W15  -B5   +W17  +W21  -B1   -B16  +W10  -W8   +B26   |   62.5   67.0 
 14  Wu,Kobe                        1333      WA  6.0 | +W24  +B15  -W10  -B4   -B3   +W8   -B7   +W22  +B20  -W11  +B21   |   61.5   66.5 
 15  While,Lyndon                   1614      WA  6.0 | +B26  -W14  -B13  +W30  +B23  -W12  +B9   -W7   -B8   +W19  +B18   |   57.0   59.5 
 16  Otto,Julian                       0     GER  5.5 | -W5   +B29  +W19  +B8   =W4   -B3   -B12  +W13  +B21  -W2   -B9    |   67.0   70.0 
 17  Hartley,Michael                   0      WA  5.5 | -B20  +W9   -B21  =W26  -B13  -W27  +B31  +W30  -B22  +W32  +W25   |   45.5   46.5 
 18  Huang,Hui                      1363      WA  5.0 | +B31  +W7   +B8   -W1   -B11  -W6   +B29  +W20  -W5   -B12  -W15   |   63.5   65.5 
 19  De Vas,Senudi                  1230      WA  5.0 | -B1   +W12  -B16  -B22  -W8   +W31  +B24  -W9   +B26  -B15  +W28   |   59.0   61.0 
 20  Bumbak,Jacob                   1433      WA  5.0 | +W17  -B6   +W28  -B12  +W25  +B9   -W4   -B18  -W14  -B22  +W31   |   57.0   59.0 
 21  Baines-Dell,Maxwell            1644      WA  5.0 | +W27  -B10  +W17  -B6   +W22  -B13  -W25  +B28  -W16  +B24  -W14   |   54.5   58.5 
 22  Grigg,Dylan                       0      WA  5.0 | -W4   -B25  +B32  +W19  -B21  -W29  +B23  -B14  +W17  +W20  -B10   |   51.5   52.5 
 23  Randma,Kaur                       0     EST  5.0 | +F33  -W11  -B12  +B29  -W15  -B25  -W22  -W26  +B31  +W30  +B32   |   44.5   45.5 
 24  Prasanga,Sunna Deniyage Tharin    0      WA  5.0 | -B14  +W26  -B9   -B25  -W29  +B32  -W19  +W31  +B27  -W21  +B30   |   43.5   44.5 
 25  Byliefeldt, Leroux             1501     RSA  4.5 | -B3   +W22  -B7   +W24  -B20  +W23  +B21  -W11  =B9   -W10  -B17   |   58.5   63.0 
 26  Dodo,Tremaine                     0     ENG  4.5 | -W15  -B24  -W27  =B17  +W32  +W30  -B8   +B23  -W19  +B29  -W13   |   48.5   49.5 
 27  Pasare,Parth                      0      WA  4.5 | -B21  -W13  +B26  -W9   =B30  +B17  -W28  +B32  -W24  -W31  +B29   |   44.0   45.0 
 28  du Plessis,Amelia                 0     RSA  4.0 | -B8   +W32  -B20  -W3   +B31  -W7   +B27  -W21  +B30  -W9   -B19   |   52.0   53.0 
 29  Dawoud,Ahmad                    859      WA  3.0 | -B7   -W16  +B31  -W23  +B24  +B22  -W18  -W8   -B32  -W26  -W27   |   49.5   50.5 
 30  Carbone,Vincenzo                  0      WA  2.5 | -B11  +W31  -W4   -B15  =W27  -B26  +W32  -B17  -W28  -B23  -W24   |   49.5   50.5 
 31  Pasare,Prishaa                    0      WA  2.0 | -W18  -B30  -W29  +B32  -W28  -B19  -W17  -B24  -W23  +B27  -B20   |   44.0   45.0 
 32  Randma,Marek                      0     EST  1.0 | -B12  -B28  -W22  -W31  -B26  -W24  -B30  -W27  +W29  -B17  -W23   |   44.5   46.5 
 33  Quadros,Isaac              (W) 1322      WA  0.0 | -F23   --    --    --    --    --    --    --    --    --    --    |   37.5   38.5 
 34  Anderson,Jack              (W)    0      WA  0.0 | -F10   --    --    --    --    --    --    --    --    --    --    |   37.5   38.5