1979 World Open chess tournament

7th annual WORLD OPEN
June 30-July 4, 1979 - 10 rounds
Sheraton Hotel, 17th & Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia- prize fund $46,000

OPEN SECTION:
Haukur Angantysson (ICE).......8.0 $1686.00 1st on tiebreak
GM Anthony Miles(ENG)......... 8.0 $1686.00
GM Florin Gheorghiu (ROM)..... 8.0 $1686.00
GM Walter Browne (USA)........ 8.0 $1686.00
GM Arthur Bisguier (USA)...... 8.0 $1686.00
IM Bernard Zuckerman (USA).... 8.0 $1686.00
IM John Fedorowicz (USA)...... 8.0 $1686.00

Fuller Open standings and class prize winners: information is not available. If you have any of this info, please contact director@chess.us.


U1900, U1800, U1700, U1600, U1500, U1400, U1300 SECTIONS:
Under 1900: Matthew O'Hara... 10.0 $1600.00
Under 1800: Michael Gatlin...      $1600.00
Under 1700: Vidyadher Kachroo      $1600.00
Under 1600: Sandeep Joshi....      $1600.00
Under 1500: David O'Neil.....      $1200.00 1st/2nd
            Roman Yangarber..      $1200.00 1st/2nd
Under 1400: Samuel Rubin.....      $1400.00
Under 1300: Mark Samuelson...      $1200.00

Full info is not available. If you have printouts or crosstables that would help fill in the missing info, please contact director@chess.us.

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