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2022 Ontario Open Chess Tournament

The Ontario Open Chess Tournament will take place from May 21 through May 23, at the beautiful West Toronto Masonic Temple.

The event features 4 tournaments: Crown, U2200, U1800 and U1400. Each tournament will be played in six rounds with a time control of 90 minutes + 30 seconds per move. The total prize fund of the event will be 8.500$.

The 2022 Ontario Open combined players list of 165 entries across 4 sections (Crown, U2200, U1800, U1400), include 28 titled players, 60 junior players, and 41 unrated players. GM Bator Sambuev, IM Nikolay Noritsyn and IM Artiom Samsonkin are the top seeds of the Crown section. (find the starting rank list of each section below)
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Starting rank list of players – 2022 Ontario Open (Crown):


No.   Name FED Rtg
1 GM Sambuev Bator  CAN 2568
2 IM Noritsyn Nikolay  CAN 2566
3 IM Samsonkin Artiom  CAN 2534
4 IM Plotkin Mark  CAN 2528
5 IM Rodrigue-Lemieux Shawn  CAN 2512
6 IM Thavandiran Shiyam  CAN 2474
7 IM Chiku-Ratte Olivier Kenta  CAN 2468
8 FM Talukdar Rohan  CAN 2454
9 FM Plotkin Victor  CAN 2392
10 CM Jaferian Koosha  IRI 2349
11 FM Teodoro IV Eduardo D.  CAN 2334
12 FM Humphreys Michael  CAN 2331
13 NM Derraugh Geordie  CAN 2330
14 WGM Ouellet Maili-Jade  CAN 2300
15 CM Li William  CAN 2275
16 WGM Burtasova Anna  CAN 2274
17 NM Malek Omid  CAN 2266
18 WIM Li Yunshan  CHN 2262
19 WIM Demchenko Svitlana  CAN 2244
20 IM Barron Michael  CAN 2234
21 NM Han Johnathan  CAN 2234
22 NM Abrahams Daniel  CAN 2226
23 NM Yu Jonathan  CAN 2211
24   Huang Youhe  CAN 2203
25   Malakhovets Sergey  CAN 2198
26   Lin Leo  CAN 2160
27 NM Filipovich David  CAN 2150
28 WIM Kasturi M  IND 2106
29   Pramanik Projjwal  IND 2071
30   Gavrilin Roman  RUS 2066
31   Gao Raymond  CAN 2048
32   Siegel Adam  CAN 1858

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Starting rank list of players: 2022 Ontario Open (U2200):


No.   Name FED Rtg
1   Dai Wenzhi  CHN 2177
2   Ishow Younan  SYR 2146
3 NM Southam David  CAN 2117
4   Bui Alan  CAN 2117
5   Loadman Ian  CAN 2091
6   Xu Eddie  CAN 2091
7   Nazareno Merlin  CAN 2083
8   Pimentel Sheldon  CAN 2026
9   Shih Matthew  USA 1985
10   Mohan Abhinandan  CAN 1984
11 WFM He Emma  CAN 1981
12   Ganea Mihai  CAN 1954
13   Yuen Noah Nathaniel  CAN 1948
14   Douglas Richard  CAN 1947
15   Faraji Jafar  CAN 1941
16   Lim Levi  CAN 1934
17   Zheng Victor  CAN 1918
18   Boross-Harmer Peter  CAN 1916
19   Cater Brendan  CAN 1916
20   Laughlin Braden  CAN 1908
21   Courson Wade  CAN 1902
22   Flores Marc  CAN 1894
23   Kim Noah  CAN 1884
24   Marghetis Aris  CAN 1869
25   Oancea Nicolae  ROU 1861
26   Wu Benjamin  CAN 1849
27   Mendes Aaron Reeve  CAN 1817
28   Jeyakumar Bhavatharshan  CAN 1808
29   Rajsic Branislav  CAN 1784
30   Lu Tony  CAN 1765
31   Lefort Victor  CAN 1755
32   Orlovskii Konstantin  RUS 1734
33   Li Ande  CHN 1675
34   Sneeggen Espen  NOR 1646

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Starting rank list of players: 2022 Ontario Open (U1800):


No.   Name FED Rtg
1   Milinkovic Mate  CAN 1794
2   Moon Ethan  CAN 1739
3 AIM Adulfo Vincent Angel  CAN 1717
4   Yao Henry  CAN 1662
5   Guo Steven  CAN 1626
6   Helwig Frank  CAN 1626
7   Saltat Michael  CAN 1620
8   Perkins Simon  CAN 1597
9   Belcadi Salim  CAN 1592
10   Chepelev Ivan  CAN 1561
11   Greenblat Leeor  CAN 1507
12   Correa Braga Camara De Almeida Neve  CAN 1494
13   Gaisinsky Jacob  CAN 1458
14   Morin Sato  CAN 1412
15   Nicholson Devin  CAN 1376
16   Mourgelas James  CAN 1293
17   Gutierrez Matias  CAN 1280
18   Katrib Jordan  CAN 1196
19   Basi Karandeep  CAN 1177
20   Shetty Akash  CAN 1164
21   Avakian Anoush  CAN 0
22   Bui Minh  CAN 0
23   Caughey Matt  CAN 0
24   Dennahower Michael  CAN 0
25   Gara Emil  CAN 0
26   Granger Alec  CAN 0
27   Little Brian  CAN 0
28   Mancevski Dimitar  CAN 0
29   Mccutcheon Julian  CAN 0
30   Patel Aadi  CAN 0

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Starting rank list of players: 2022 Ontario Open (U1400):


No. Name FED Rtg
1 Parakin Don  CAN 1344
2 Wen Justin  CAN 1290
3 Su Jayden Chenxuan  CAN 1289
4 Bulatovic Marko  CAN 1279
5 Charles Christopher  CAN 1260
6 Allahverdi Umid  AZE 1250
7 Bala Mehar  CAN 1213
8 Huang Eric  CAN 1199
9 Byun Jae Hyun  CAN 1184
10 Yang Lucy  CAN 1176
11 Shepherd Zachary  CAN 1163
12 Lesperance Charles  CAN 1145
13 Hilker Nathan  CAN 1143
14 Tsenter Ester  CAN 1143
15 Lim Justin  CAN 1141
16 Hambardzumyan Narek  CAN 1074
17 Pan Nicholas  CAN 1072
18 Gerber Jerry  CAN 1070
19 Gay Heidi  CAN 1018
20 Hu Ethan  CAN 1004
21 Wang Mengxuan  CAN 966
22 Zhan Jayden Zihan  CAN 923
23 Lukinykh Slava  CAN 915
24 Wang William Kaiyuan  CAN 915
25 Li Yuming (Jerry)  CAN 914
26 Takeuchi Nobuko  CAN 912
27 Mickelson Jonah  CAN 907
28 Cawse James  CAN 898
29 Trudeau Charlie  CAN 855
30 Kuzin Stephen  CAN 837
31 Banerjee Evan  CAN 790
32 Shen Yining  CAN 770
33 Li Sophia Jiawei  CAN 764
34 Fiorucci Mario  CAN 756
35 Semianiuk Catherine  CAN 726
36 Fiorucci Marcus  CAN 694
37 Sekaran Adithya  CAN 657
38 Lesperance Milan  CAN 609
39 Tkachenko Kristine  CAN 565
40 Al Qadi Sad  CAN 0
41 Al Rashdi Loay  CAN 0
42 Al Thubian Andre  CAN 0
43 Azbel Adam  CAN 0
44 Bolik-Coulon Nicolas  CAN 0
45 Bruce Ian  CAN 0
46 Chen Aaron  CAN 0
47 Chen Timmy  CAN 0
48 Fakoorziba Payam  CAN 0
49 Fihrer Gidon  CAN 0
50 Fortner Emily  CAN 0
51 Goel Dev  CAN 0
52 Gomes Gaspar Yago  CAN 0
53 Green Mike  CAN 0
54 Guo Laura  CAN 0
55 Ishow Youssef  CAN 0
56 Kang Richard  CAN 0
57 Liu Oscar  CAN 0
58 Liu Sean  CAN 0
59 Mcgowan Joseph  CAN 0
60 Mclean Robert  CAN 0
61 Penthor Stacey  CAN 0
62 Prickett-Morgan Henry  CAN 0
63 Ragalie Michael  CAN 0
64 Rasul Samaira  CAN 0
65 Shah Mustafa  CAN 0
66 Tian Raymond  CAN 0
67 Varol Cansin  CAN 0
68 Voleti Sreekar  CAN 0
69 Xie Irene  CAN 0