19:36, Tuesday, 11th October, 2016

The Millionaire Open came to an end in Atlantic City last night and we wish to congratulate GM Dariusz Swiercz who defeated GM Gawain Jones 2-0 in the final to secure the winners cheque of $30,000!

In the u/2550 section GM Ioan-Cristian Chirila defeated GM Oliver Barbosa by a score of 1½-½ in the final while FM Igor Sorkin beat IM Alvaro Escobar by a score of 4-2 to win the u/2400 category.

FM Daniel Anwuli placed 4th in the u/2400 category winning himself $1800 in the process after succumbing by a score of 1½-½
to IM Uriel Vidal in the 3rd/4th place playoff.

IM Oladapo Adu from Nigeria and IM Daniel Jere from Zambia both finished with 4/9 while CM William Wachira from Kenya scored 2/9 and IM Farai Mandizha recorded 3/7 as he did not play on the last day.

We congratulate GM Maurice Ashley and Amy Lee on holding another fantastic event and we sincerely hope that they find a way to keep the dream alive in the future.