1981 World Open chess tournament

9th annual WORLD OPEN
July 1-5, 1981
State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

OPEN SECTION- 9 rounds, 290 players
Included 5 GMs, 12 IMs, 28 players over 2400, 96 over 2200

IM Igor Ivanov (CAN).......... 7.5 $2675.00 1st on tiebreak
FM Dmitri Gurevich (USA)...... 7.5 $2675.00
IM Joel Benjamin (USA)........ 7.5 $2675.00
IM Michael Rohde (USA)........ 7.5 $2675.00
IM Sergey Kudrin (USA)........ 7.0 $ 457.15
GM Jonathan Speelman (ENG).... 7.0 $ 457.15
GM Pal Benko (USA)............ 7.0 $ 457.15
IM Eugene Meyer (USA)......... 7.0 $ 457.15
GM Adam Kuligowski (POL)...... 7.0 $ 457.15
Calvin Blocker (USA).......... 7.0 $ 500.00 1st/2nd Untitled Master
IM Goran Dizdar (YUG)......... 7.0 $ 457.15
IM Michael Valvo (USA)........ 7.0 $ 457.15
Larry Remlinger (USA)......... 7.0 $ 500.00 1st/2nd Untitled Master
Kristjian Gudmundsson (ICE)... 7.0 $ 500.00 1st/2nd Untitled Master

Lloyd Rawley (USA)............ 6.5 $2000.00 1st 2100-2199
Thomas Banks (ENG)............ 6.0 $ 375.00 2nd/3rd 2100-2199
Jonathan Mathews (USA)........ 6.0 $ 375.00 2nd/3rd 2100-2199
Mayer Riff (USA).............. 6.0 $ 375.00 2nd/3rd 2100-2199
Charles Langlois (CAN)........ 6.0 $ 375.00 2nd/3rd 2100-2199
Wesley Suzuki (USA)........... 6.0 $2000.00 1st Under 2100
Michael Lalikos (USA)..........5.5 $ 500.00 2nd/3rd Under 2100
John Jarecki (USA)............ 5.5 $ 500.00 2nd/3rd Under 2100**
David Jackson (CAN)........... 5.5 $ 500.00 2nd/3rd Under 2100
Gregory D'Elia (USA).......... 5.0 $ 400.00 1st 1900-1999
2nd 1900-1999, 1st/2nd Under 1900: unavailable

**John Jarecki became the youngest Master in US history as a result of this tournament at the age of 12 years, 6 months.

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