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Himal Gusain perfect at 4th Weekend Matti per gli scacchi 2024

by Shahid Ahmed - 02/07/2024

IM Himal Gusain scored a perfect 5/5 to win 4th Weekend Matti per gli scacchi Open 2024. The top seed of the tournament finished a full point ahead of the competition. Three players - CM Federico Giammona (ITA), CM Giuseppe Ottavio Messina (ITA) and Federico Noto (ITA) scored 4/5 to secure second, third and fourth place according to tie-breaks. Himal defeated both eventual runners-up. The top three prizes were €100, €75 and €60 along with a trophy each. The three-day five round Rating Open tournament was organized by A S D Matti Per Gli  Scacchi at Matti Per Gli Scacchi in Palermo, Italy from 7th to 9th June 2024. This was Himal's fifth tournament triumph of the year. Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

Himal's fifth triumph of the year

Few days before this event, IM Himal Gusain won another tournament in Italy - 2nd Torneo Citta' Del Tricolore 2024. There also Himal scored a perfect 5/5 and increased his Elo rating by 4 points.

Champion - IM Himal Gusain 5/5 | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

Runner-up - CM Federico Giammona (ITA) 4/5 | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

Second Runner-up - CM Giuseppe Ottavio Messina (ITA) 4/5 | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

Top 3 (L to R): 3rd CM Giuseppe Ottavio Messina (ITA) 4/5, 1st IM Himal Gusain 5/5 and 2nd CM Federico Giammona (ITA) 4/5 | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

IM Himal Gusain en route his victories | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

IM Himal Gusain scored a perfect 5/5, finished a full point ahead of the rest and gained 4 Elo rating points

Players in action | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

Trophies for the prize winners | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

Analysis mode | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

The tournament hall at Matti per gli Scacchi in Palermo, Italy | Photo: Matti per gli scacchi

A total of 37 players took part from three countries across the world in this three-day five round Rating Open tournament. It was organized by A S D Matti Per Gli Scacchi at Matti Per Gli Scacchi in Palermo, Italy from 7th to 9th June 2024. The time control of the event was 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move..

Final standings

Pos.
Num.
Name
Fed
Rtg.
Rtg.+/-
Pts.
DE
BH-C1
BH
ARO
1
1
IM
2490
+2
5
0
15.0
16.0
1817
2
2
CM
2084
+10
4
0
14.5
16.5
1800
3
3
CM
1937
+10
4
0
14.0
16.0
1785
4
4
1N
1937
+16
4
0
14.0
16.0
1765
5
7
CM
1733
+8
3.5
0
13.5
15.5
1603

Details

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