The 2014 edition of African Zone 4.2 Open tournament and African Zone 4.2 Women’s tournament were organized by the Egyptian Chess Federation on 22-29th November 2014 in Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle East.

The Open Section was a 9-round Swiss tournament, won by GM Bassem Amin (Egypt) on 8.5 points, drawing only against the runner-up on the fourth round of the competition.

The second placed IM Mohamed Ezat (Egypt) collected 7.5/9, leaving the nearest follower IM Walaa Sarwat (Egypt) full point behind.

WGM Shrook Wasa (Egypt) topped the Women Section with 6.5 points in an 8-player round-robin battle for the gold. WIM Shahenda Wafa (Egypt) remained second on 6/7 points, while Enas Mohamed (Egypt) took the bronze on 4.5/7 points.

You can see the full standings below and replay the games with triple engine analysis.

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
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