GM Abhijeet Gupta has won the 2016 Commonwealth Championship with an impressive score of 8/9. He started with 3/4 before finishing with 5 straight wins. He defeated GM Suri Vaibhav in the final round and finished half a point ahead of GM Sunildath.
Alana Chibnall was the Australian Women's representative (although it was a single open event), and after a slow start finished on 5.5 This was slightly ahead of her seeding (=37th, seeded 57th),and she was the highest scoring of the Australian players. Veteran Dick Voon finished on 5/9, with Regan Crowley on the same score.