13th Monarch Assurance, 25 September - 3 October.

13th Monarch Assurance took place at the Ocean Castle and Imperial Hotels, Port Erin, Isle of Man, from Saturday 25 September to Sunday 3 October.
Participants: Vadim Milov 2683 SUI, Ilya Smirin 2671 ISR, Viorel Iordachescu 2633 MDA, Sergey Volkov 2625 RUS, Vassilios Kotronias 2608 GRE, Zhang Zhong 2603 CHN, Evgeny Agrest 2602 SWE, Hikaru Nakamura 2601 USA, Vladimir Baklan 2595 UKR, Kaido Kulaots 2593 EST etc.
Final leading standings:
1 Ghaem Maghami IRI 2552 7.0
2 Kiriakov RUS 2555 7.0
3 Zhang Zhong CHN 2603 6.5
4 Chandler ENG 2531 6.5
5 Kotronias GRE 2608 6.5
6 Rowson SCO 2558 6.5
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