Final results from Gibraltar

David Spence had a strange tournament.   Despite the huge entry, the closest rated opponent he played was 147 points (lower).   He played four titled players – two GMs and two IMs, losing to all four.   But he scored 5/6 against the lower-rated players, whose average rating was just 2043.

David’s tournament performance was 2241, 10 points above his current rating, but because of the imbalance in his opponents, he will end up losing one rating point!   You can see his playing record here.

The tournament was won by GM Hikaru Nakamura on 8½ points, with English GM David Howell runner-up on 8 points.

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