Last year's winner GM Anton Korobov from Ukraine has won Main Grand Master Tournament PARDUBICE Open this year again. He was top seeded player and his victory was absolutely deserved. He is historically the first player who upheld the title. Five players shared the second place, but according to tie-breaks Swedish IM Hans Tikkanen took silver medal. He has achieved grand master norm after the eighth round. Bronze medal goes to young international master from India S.P. Sethuraman. The best Czech player GM Jiri Stocek placed the 10th position.
Czech Open results (tie-break order): 1 GM A. Korobov (Ukr) 8/9; 2-6. IM Hans Tikkanen (Swe), IM S.P. Sethuraman, GM Martyn Kravtsiv (Ukr), GM Sergey Grigoriants (Rus), GM Artur Gabrielian (Rus) 7 each; 18 IM M.R. Lalith Babu 6.5; 30 Vidit Gujrathi,34-35 IM B. Adhiban, GM Abhijit Kunte, 38 Vaibhav Suri 6 each; 88 WGM Mary Ann Gomes 5; 112 GM Sriram Jha, 127 WGM S. Meenakshi 5; 151 WGM Kiran Mohanty 4.5, 168 IM Eesha Karavde, 179 WGM Swati Ghate 4.5; 206 IM Atanu Lahiri 4...310 players.