Minor - Prize List

Minor Tournament Prize List

1st = Zahed Miah* Isle of Man 5½ / 7 £600
  John Field England 5½ / 7 £600
  * Zahed Miah receives the trophy on tie-break      
3rd Ian Thackray England 5 / 7 £300
IOM Prize Harry Minor Isle of Man 4½ / 7 £100

Rating Prizes:

1650 – 1750

Mike Gunn#



1550 – 1649

 John Griffin

Isle of Man


1450 – 1549

Andrew de Santos



1350 – 1449

 Christ’r Armstrong

Northern Ireland



Oliver Opseth#



Below 1350

Jamie Barrow

Isle of Man



#Additional Prize



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2017 Prizegiving
Published: 03 Oct 2017

John Saunders reports: The prizegiving for the 2017 Isle of Man tournament was held in the Villa Marina on Sunday 1 October at 9pm. Guest of honour was the tournament sponsor Isai Scheinberg who made the presentation of the Masters trophy and cheque for £50,000 to the winner of the open section, Magnus Carlsen.

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Round 9 Report
Published: 02 Oct 2017

John Saunders reports: world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the 2017 Isle of Man Masters tournament after holding Hikaru Nakamura of the USA in the ninth and last round at the Villa Marina, Douglas, on 1 October 2017. Magnus Carlsen scored 7½ out of 9 to take the £50,000 first prize, ahead of Hikaru Nakamura and former world champion Viswanathan Anand (India) on 7 points. Tied in fourth place on 6½ were nine players: Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine), Dhopade Swapnil (India), Richard Rapport (Hungary), Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (India), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Mickey Adams (England), Alexei Shirov (Latvia), Emil Sutovsky (Israel).

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Masters - Final Ranking List
Published: 01 Oct 2017

The final ranking list of the Masters was as follows:

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