Toronto Closed 2013

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2013 Toronto Chess Championship – starting April 15

Annex Chess Club is proud to host the 2013 Toronto Closed Chess Championship. This year’s event is held on Monday nights at 918 Bathurst, starting April 15. The Toronto Closed is an annual event, sanctioned by the GTCL. The history of the tournament can be traced back to 1854.

The previous, 2012 Toronto Champion is Artiom Samsonkin.

Here are the last twelve years’ winners:

2012 Artiom Samsonkin
2011 Victor Plotkin
2010 Victor Plotkin
2009 Michael Barron
2008 Nikolay Noritsyn
2007 Michael Barron
2006 Leonid Gerzhoy
2005 Sami Ademi
2004 Tomas Krnan, Yaaqov Vaingorten
2003 Goran Prpic
2002 Isai Berengolts
2001 Brett Campbell

Registration

Grab a flyer/registration form for the 2013 Toronto Closed here.

2013 toronto closed flyer

The tournament runs on Monday nights, starting April 15. Rounds start at 7:30 pm. Please email for more information.

Please register at the front desk at 918 Bathurst any Monday night 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Note that the club is closed on the April 1 registration deadline. Pairing numbers will be drawn on April 8, at the GTCL Cup.

Pre-registered

# 2013 Toronto Closed Championship Rating FIDE CFC ID
1 FM Roman Sapozhnikov 2411 2535 138609
2 FM Victor Plotkin 2390 2214 142063
3 Michael Song 2354 2189 144236
4 FM Michael Humphreys 2286 2150 131628
5 FM Michael Barron 2265 2179 134840
6 Lorne Yee 2259 2191 100255
7 Vladimir Birarov 2242 2166 145968
* Stephan Tonakanian 2136 1939 150629
# 2013 Toronto Closed Reserve Rating FIDE CFC ID
9 Mark Plotkin 2193 1928 141086
10 Zehn Nasir 2188 1889 148198
11 David Southam 2179 2101 102535
12 Chris Udrea 1952 0 155000
13 Miroslav Stefanovic 1949 0 154500
14 Roderigo Oliveira 1937 0 152923
15 Dmitry Chernik 1889 1938 149932
16 Pepin Manalo 1841 1756 112277

* winner of the 2012 Toronto Closed Reserve qualifies automatically for the 2013 Championship

Pairings and Results

The tournament is under way! Check updated results, standings, and future pairings on the Toronto Closed Results post.

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