The 2014 Canadian Open (Championnat ouvert du Canada) was held on 19-26th July in the “Grand Salon” of the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, in Montreal.

The 9-round Swiss tournament was organized by the Quebec Chess Federation and merged with the Quebec Open.

The total prize fund is $25,000, with $20,000 guaranteed. 42 players competed in the main section.

Dutch Grandmasters Sergey Tiviakov, Robin Van Kampen, and GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami of Iran have shared the first place with 6,5/9 points each. Tiviakov took the winner’s trophy and top prize of $4000 on best tie-break score.

Tournament website

Final standings (top finishers):

1 GM Tiviakov Sergey NED 2656 – 6.5
2 GM Van Kampen Robin NED 2636 – 6.5
3 GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan IRI 2586 – 6.5


4 GM Kovalyov Anton CAN 2636 – 6
5 GM Moradiabadi Elshan IRI 2593 – 6
6 GM De Firmian Nick USA 2509 – 6

7 GM Hansen Eric CAN 2596 – 5.5
8 GM Fedorowicz John Peter USA 2422 – 5.5
9 GM Sambuev Bator CAN 2526 – 5.5
10 IM Xiong Jeffery USA 2441 – 5.5
11 IM Sevian Samuel USA 2464 – 5.5

12 FM Preotu Razvan CAN 2341 – 5
13 IM Gerzhoy Leonid CAN 2481 – 5
14 FM Taborsky Rostislav CZE 2193 – 5
15 FM Cao Jason CAN 2177 – 5
16 IM Wang Richard CAN 2365 – 5
17 IM Cheng Bindi CAN 2410 – 5
18 FM Humphreys Michael CAN 2129 – 5
19 GM Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo Reynaldo CUB 2468 – 5
20 Rodriguez Adrien FRA 2203 – 5

21 IM Panjwani Raja CAN 2432 – 4.5
22 FM Gentes Kevin CAN 2261 – 4.5
23 IM Perez Garcia Rodney Oscar CUB 2357 – 4.5
24 IM Ruiz Sanchez Orlen CUB 2465 – 4.5
25 FM Leveille Francois CAN 2281 – 4
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