The Bunratty Weekender was held over on 7-9th February at the Bunratty Castle Hotel in Ireland.

The tournament was held over six rounds of Swiss system and in four sections: Masters, Challengers, Major and Minor.

English Grandmaster Gawain Jones convincingly won the Masters and the top prize of €1000 with 5,5/6 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind.

Bunratty Masters final standings (41 players):
1. GM Jones Gawain 2535 – 5,5
2-4. GM Greenfeld Alon 2549, GM Lalic Bogdan 2538 and IM Collins Sam E. 2440 – 4,5
5-10. GM Korneev Oleg 2643, GM Hebden Mark 2543, GM Stocek Jiri 2529, GM Baburin Alexander 2458, IM Heidenfeld Mark 2365 and Aguera Naredo Javier 2360 – 4,0 etc

Tournament website

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