The JHB Open was played on Sunday by 24 participants from
Joburg and Soweto. It was won by Cheng Lai with 3 victories
out of 3. There were many players on two points, with
2nd/3rd places being decided by SOS. Final scores:
1) Cheng Lai 3/3
2) Ben Gale 2/3
3) Sipho Mampe 2/3
8->18k : Ramone Deane 3/3
19->30k : Busang Monene 3/3
As winner of the tournament, Cheng earned himself a ticket to play in the 3rd African Oza in Stellenbosch, along with Leander, who won the lucky draw among the participating players who also played in the previous years’ SA Closed.
Results of the games in the tournament:
Date,Black,White,..........,Winner Round 1: 12022006,bgale,chenglai,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,pedwards,tlemeke,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,gogotshe,ttaylor,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,lgaum,smampe,1,6.5,0,1,W, 12022006,mloon,wjjnr,1,0.5,1,1.5,B, 12022006,rkaiser,cjoubert,1,0.5,1,1.5,B, 12022006,kabelo,rdeane,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,ngogotsh,rpilane,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,tteske,zdeane,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,bmonene,twales,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,szapf,bhuma,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,bgolden,mdiphafe,1,6.5,0,1,W, Round 2: 12022006,ttaylor,chenglai,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,smampe,pedwards,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,gogotshe,bgale,1,6.5,0,1,W, 12022006,tlemeke,lgaum,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,cjoubert,wjjnr,2,0.5,2,1.5,W, 12022006,rpilane,mloon,3,0.5,3,1.5,W, 12022006,rdeane,rkaiser,1,0.5,1,1.5,B, 12022006,zdeane,kabelo,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,twales,ngogotsh,1,0.5,1,1.5,B, 12022006,bmonene,tteske,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,mdiphafe,szapf,4,0.5,4,1.5,B, 12022006,bgolden,bhuma,5,0.5,5,1.5,W, Round 3: 12022006,chenglai,pedwards,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,lgaum,bgale,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,ttaylor,smampe,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,wjjnr,gogotshe,1,6.5,0,1.5,W, 12022006,mloon,tlemeke,1,0.5,1,1.5,W, 12022006,rdeane,cjoubert,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,rkaiser,kabelo,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,rpilane,zdeane,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,bmonene,ngogotsh,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,twales,tteske,1,6.5,0,1.5,B, 12022006,mdiphafe,bhuma,4,0.5,4,1.5,B, 12022006,bgolden,szapf,5,0.5,5,1.5,W,
Date: Sunday, 12 February 2006
Venue: Westdene Recreation Centre, Park Lane South, Westdene.
All players are welcome
The tournament will be a three round MacMahon and is open to all players, regardless of SAGA membership, nationality or rank. Handicaps will be determined on the basis of the MacMahon score difference between paired players minus one. The Johannesburg Open is intended to be a qualifying tournament for the SA Closed. In order to qualify for the SA Closed, players must be members of SAGA and SA citizens.
Tickets to the 3rd Toyota/Denso African Oza will be awarded at this tournament. One will go to Victor, one to the winner of the
tournament, and one allocated by lucky draw with the requirement that the winner must have been a qualifier for the previous SA closed. If you would like to know why it is being done this way, email the tournament organizer.
Food/drinks will be provided.
1st Round 09h30
2nd Round 12h30
3rd Round 15h00
Students and Scholars R15
Ben Gale: e-mail, (011) 486 3274, (084) 800 0310
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