The 2016 Fijian Chess Festival kicked off on Sunday 13th August at the Radisson Blu Resort on Denarau Island with 26 participants competing in the 2nd Fiji International Open. This field included 12 overseas participants.

Arbiters at work

Regulations for the tournament can be downloaded

Results and Pairings can be found here

Games for the 2nd Fiji International Open can be downloaded here (PGN Zipped)

Sugandha Goswami vs Tanvi Prasad

Sugandha Goswami vs Tanvi Prasad

Round 1 start

Round 1 action from the 2nd Fiji International Open

Nadia Braganza vs Zen Borg

Nadia Braganza (NZL) vs Zen Borg (FIJI)

 

 

 

 

IM Gary Lane vs CM Paul Spiller

IM Gary Lane vs CM Paul Spiller

Semisi Vukikomoala in action

Semisi Vukikomoala

2FIO Final Standings

2016 Rajnesh Parmeshwar Memorial

Candidate Master (CM) Ronald Terubea slipped past CM Calvin Prasad and CM Manoj Kumar via tie-break after the trio were locked at 4/5. Each of the leaders dropped a point each due to intensity of competition in the Rajnesh Parmeshwar Memorial Open Chess Championship. Prasad and Kumar were 2nd and 3rd overall.

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