Saturday, 4 May 2013

2013 Oceania Zonal

The 2013 Oceania Zonal begins tomorrow in Fiji. The Open Zonal has attracted 37 players while the Womens Zonal has a smaller field of 14 players. The top 3 seeds in the Open Zonal are GM Darryl Johansen, IM Max Illingworth and IM Gary Lane, while IM Irina Berezina and WIM Emma Guo are the favourites for the Womens Zonal.
During the Zonal there will also be a couple of important meetings with the Oceania Chess Confederation holding an executive meeting, and the FIDE Development Commission  holding their first ever meeting in the South Pacific.
The tournament homepage is here, while the results for each event should be at

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