GM Moulthun Ly and IM Stephen Solomon win in 2019
Anna and Patrick present the winners their prizes
Several of the large group of equal third prize winners - Darryl Johansen, Junta Ikeda, Zongyuan Zhao, Bobby Cheng and Jack Puccini. On right:
Ratings Group A winners, Ross Lam and Tony Davis
B group winner, Myiesha Maunders, 2nd place - Lillian Lu and Jackie Li
Om O'Carroll, Angela Feng, Sean Macak, Greg Brown and Matthew Southall - winners of the
C Group prize
The Ballarat Begonia Open Kevin Perrin Trophy
Inaugural Under 1200 winners: Nathan Kong and Mohan Thandi
First prize winners on 5 wins were Nathan Kong and Mohan Thandi, with Nathan taking home the trophy after a playoff, and both players also winning $175 each.
Paul Huver, Eddy Soetanto, Oliver Fenton, Elizabeth Warren, Shara Mohanakrishnan, and Ballarat's Leonard Goodison all received $20 as equal 3rd prize.
Photos by Sabrina Koetsier
Here is a link to ChessLife's Begonia2019 403 Facebook photos
and some more photos of the day below!