The Dutch Open 2013 was held from 23rd July to 1st August, 2013, at the Grandcafé-schouwburg-zalencentrum Theothorne, Callunaplein 77, 6951 CN Dieren, Netherlands.

Erwin L’Ami and Deep Sengupta finished the tournament with 7.5 points after both winning their last round games. The Dutch player finally took home the winner’s trophy thanks to his tiebreak score.

GM Viacheslav Zakhartsov and GM Slim Belkhodia tied on 6.5 points. Zakhartsov was declared third, also on tiebreaks.

A total of 358 players registered to compete in seven sections. Top prizes in the main event were EUR 2500, 1750 and 1000.

Tournament website

Final Standings (Top finishers):


1 GM L’Ami, Erwin 2640 7.5
2 GM Sengupta, Deep 2555 7.5


3 GM Zakhartsov, Viacheslav V. 2560 6.5
4 GM Belkhodja, Slim 2432 6.5


5 GM Greenfeld, Alon 2561 6.0
6 IM Akshat, Khamparia 2354 6.0
7 Zakhartsov, Vladimir 2324 6.0
8 IM Van Eijk, Sander 2431 6.0


9 GM Sethuraman, S.P. 2562 5.5
10 FM Goudriaan, Etienne 2369 5.5
11 IM De Jong, Migchiel 2345 5.5
12 IM Hendriks, Willy 2417 5.5
13 Van Foreest, Jorden 2276 5.5
14 Pijpers, Arthur 2338 5.5
15 Zwirs, Nico 2250 5.5
16 FM Admiraal, Miguoel 2320 5.5


17 GM Pruijssers, Roeland 2549 5.0
18 Maatman, Nick 2207 5.0
19 FM Heemskerk, Wim 2239 5.0
20 FM Beukema, Stefan 2295 5.0
21 Ratsma, Midas 2036 5.0
22 CM Hoogland, Dirk 2155 5.0

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