GMs Parimarjan Negi and Ino Sadorra tied for 1st Place @ 2013 UT Dallas Spring Open

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GMs Parimarjan Negi and Ino Sadorra tied for 1st Place @ 2013 UT Dallas Spring Open.

by:  joeyj   :   15 March 2013
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One of UTD student GM Julio Catalino ‘Ino’ Sadorra, a mainstay of UTD Team “A” from Philippines, who was seeded #6 out of a total of 43 FIDE rated participants (13-GM, 10-IM, 9-FM, 3-WIM & 1-WFM) from 18 countries/federations scored 6.5/9 (5Wins-3Draws-1Loss) with a  ‘Rating performance’ (Rp) of 2611 tied for 1st place with the #1 seed GM Parimarjan Negi (IND)2639 who also submitted identical score after 9-rounds of play.

GM Parimarjan Negi with a superior tiebreak due to his higher Buchholz took home the championship trophy while GM Sadorra had to settle 2nd place finish.  GM Sadorra consolation was, he was the only player to trounce the champion and this ensued in round-7 where he was able to catch-up Negi at the helm.

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