13th THAILAND OPEN 2017, (26 MAY - 4 JUNE)

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13th THAILAND OPEN 2017, (26 MAY - 4 JUNE)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Wed Dec 21, 2016 05:13


INVITATION for the 13th Thailand Open 2017 (26 May-4 June)

Sun, sea, beach, nature, culture, friendly people, nice food, nice nightlife, draughts, … is there a better combination? Playing draughts in the morning, swimming in the sea or sitting on an elephant in the afternoon. In the evening, if you like, there are many open bars.
In May 2017 there will be the 13th Edition of the international draughts tournament THAILAND Open in Jomtien, a nice tourist village just at the beach.

We will play 9 rounds in 9 days according to the Swiss System and the rules of the FMJD. Thailand Open is recognized by the FMJD and therefore there are standards for rating and international titles to earn. Time: 80 + 1', so for each player 80 minutes and 1 minute per move.

The entrance fee of the participation is 55 euro. The inscription fee is 85 euro for players who didn't book by the organization for the playershotel, but are staying somewhere else in Thailand.
If you stay in the playershotel where the tournament is held, the costs are app. 199 euro for 9 nights with breakfast, based on a shared room.

Excursions are, of course, not included in the price. We recommend you to spend more days in the nice country of Thailand. Come and join the 13th International Draughts Tournament in Jomtien (‘Thailand Open’) 26 May – 4 June 2017 in the Jomtien Garden Hotel, 31/71 Moo 12, Nongprue, Banglamoung, Chonburi 20260, THAILAND.

Playing schedule: (Time of the excursions can change!)
26 May: 19.00 hrs. Opening Ceremony in Jomtien Garden hotel,
27 May: 9.00 hrs. 1st round; 14.15 Excursion (if you like)
28 May: 9.00 hrs. 2nd round; 14.30 hrs. 3rd round
29 May: 9.00 hrs. 4th round; 14.30 hrs. 5th round
30 May: 8.00 (!) hrs. 6th round; 13.30 hrs. Excursion ---> Nong Nooch (if you like)
31 May: FREE DAY. Full day excursion (if you like).
1 June: 10.00 hrs. 7th round;
2 June: 10.00 hrs. 8th round;
19.00 hrs. Thailand Open Blitz Championships
3 June: 10.00 hrs. Thailand Open Rapid Championships
4 June: 10.00 hrs. 9th round;
17.00 hrs. Closing Ceremony

You can choose if you want to play the Open Blitz- and Rapid championships or not. If you don’t play one of these championships, you will have more free time.

There are many prizes (at least 50 prices, devided in money (> €2.500 and cups) in several categories. It depends on the number of participants.
There are special prizes for the best Asian players, Best Women, and Youth players if there are enough participants in these categories (>3).
Do you want to join the tournament?
It's not necessary to be a strong draughts player.
It is an open tournament for everyone who wants to play international draughts.
Just send an email to the Tournament director Andrew Tjon A Ong: tjonaong@gmail.com

Winner 2005
Sharunas Mardosa (Lithuania)

Winner 2006
Ron Heusdens (Netherlands)

Winner 2007 & 2012 & 2013
Alexey Chizhov (Russia)

Winner 2008 & 2009
Jean-Marc Ndjofang (Cameroon)

Winner 2010
Gabriel Heerema (Netherlands)

Winner 2011 & 2014 & 2015
Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal)

Winner 2016
Ivan Trofimov (Russia)

Winner 2017 ??

Thailand Open 2017 is sponsored by Tulip House, Jomtien Garden hotel, NRG-events, Hoofdlijn, Mindsports4you, Restaurant "Ons Moeder" Pattaya, & Damatico Mindgames.
344/3 Jomtien Beach Road, 20260 Jomtien
Tel.: +66 38 231 134, Fax: +66 38 232 071
Email: tuliph@loxinfo.co.th
Hotel / guesthouse with seaview, Restaurant, Terrace
Thai and European kitchen, Travel agency
Rooms available for app. 10 euro

The organization of Thailand Open 2017:

Mr. Andrew Tjon A Ong
Tournament director

Mr. Mathieu Corporaal

Mr. Eric van Dusseldorp

Tournament website: http://www.thailandopen.nl/

Tours & Trips:
19-24 May 2017 6 days Tour Dubai
05-17 June 2017 12 days Roundtour Cambodia

Below you can see some pictures of previous tournaments:





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Re: 13th THAILAND OPEN 2017, (26 MAY - 4 JUNE)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Thu Dec 22, 2016 00:59

We have more events on our program of Thailand Open 2017. If you want to join the 13th Thailand Open, and you have some more time, then you can also join our Dubai Roundtrip! Everyone can join this beautiful stop-overtour!

6 Days Tour Dubai/Abu-Dhabi, 19 – 24 May, 2017


Day 01, Friday, May, 19 Arrival in DUBAI.
After arrival in Dubai, Our guide Siraj will welcome us, and he and his driver will bring us to our hotel. We will stay in a comfortable hotel in the centre of Dubaicity.

The most expensive hotel in the world, the Burj al Arab on the leftside in the background

Day 02, Saturday, May 20, DUBAI Dhow Cruise with Dinner
During the day you have free to acclimatize. You can already explore the city or go shopping in the souks or major Malls in Dubai.
At about 19:00hrs you will be picked up for a Dhow Cruise (buffet & incl.diner non alc. Beverages) This romantic excursion sail by moonlight on the Dubai Creek. During this cruise with a traditional Arabic wooden ship, has an enchanting view of the Dubai skyline while enjoying a delicious dinner. The character of the city is an entanglement of modern and traditional. You'll see luxury yachts. Beautiful examples of architecture like the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club and the spectacular building of the Chamber of Commerce can not pass your sight. But the old wooden dhows, the residence of Sheikh Saeed and the Heritage Village remind you of the past. Dinner and fragrant Arabic coffee are included in this excursion.



Day 03, Sunday, May 21, DUBAI - Dubai City Tour, Palm Islands
This fascinating tour takes you to Dubai City and Palm Islands. Visit to the Goldsoukh, the Mall of Dubai, to see the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Then we go to the Jumeirah open beach, where we include the most expensive hotel in the world Burj Al Arab view and then we visit the famous Palm Islands.


Day 04, Monday, May 22, DUBAI Day at leisure!
-Dubai has many attractions to see and experience. It is difficult to make everyone happy. One can stroll through the city's nicest, another wants to go shopping in the souks or the gigantic shopping malls visits, while another prefers to beautiful white beach is (Jumeira Open Beach). That is why this day is left open so that everyone can fill it to your own taste. There are a variety of ready-made excursions, which can be made. A must is the Desert Safari. A must for the Dubai Eye, but we did this excursion is not included in the regular program, because it is not suitable for heart patients and people with neck and back pain. It can get pretty wild to draw near! This excursion begins somewhat later in the afternoon and in the evening you will then, after dinner under the stars, back to the hotel.


Day 05, Tuesday, May 23, DUBAI - Full day excursion to Abu Dhabi
- In this tour you will get a good picture of Abu Dhabi, an emirate of Dubai seems that strong but yet so different. From Dubai Travel along the world's largest man-made harbor at Jebel Ali. During the two hour drive to Abu Dhabi you will pass through desert landscapes covered with acacia trees. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and has many striking examples of modern architecture. They show intriguing interpretations of Islamic themes, set in contemporary materials. During the route along the Corniche with the clear blue Gulf waters and enticing islands along the coast, you will see glittering skyscrapers and other buildings. In the city of Abu Dhabi with its impressive contrasts, visit the Abu Dhabi outdoor museum, largest shopping mall in Abu Dhabi and the Seikh Zayed Mosque which is certainly worth a visit.


Day 06, Wednesday, May 24, DUBAI
-Today you can get your last minute shopping and see what things you want to see again or not yet seen. In the evening transfer to the airport.


6 day Dubai / Abu-Dhabi travel for only 325, - Euro!

- Welcome at airport by tourleader and transfer from Airport to Hotel
- 5 nights in a comfortable Hotel
- Excursions incl.entrance fees (Dinercruise, Dubai citytour, Abu-Dhabi)
- Transfer from Hotel to Airport

- Not mentioned meals
- Optional excursions
- Insurance
- Tourism dirham tax +/- 10 dirham (€ 2,5) per room per night

If you want to join this tour, or you need more information, please send an email to tjonaong@gmail.com


Optional excursions:
- Desert Safari with BBQ
- A magical evening in the desert. You depart from your hotel in the afternoon for an exciting journey through the vast red dunes of Murgham for unforgettable safari tour. Then you can enjoy the beautiful sunset in the endless desert. After the journey feather to the Bedouin camp. After a camel ride you will enjoy a delicious barbecue with Arabic specialties. The tour ends with traditional Arabic entertainment: a belly dancer dancing to the rhythm of Arabic music. Upon return Dubai remains for sufficient time to enjoy the nightlife of Dubai. This tour is not suitable for heart patients and people with neck and back pain.

-Burj Khalifa
-Dubai stands by as much as 828 meters height the tallest building in the world and was grand fireworks opened on 4 January 2010. You can pay to take the elevator to the observation deck on the 124th floor. Tip: go just before sunset and stay up until the first fountain show of the Dubai Fountain

-High Tea Burj Al Arab
- A High Tea in the impressive seven star hotel Burj Al Arab may actually not be missing in your trip to Dubai. The Burj Al Arab is the symbol of Dubai, known for its special shape. When you enter the hotel you will see a stunning atrium, the highest atrium in the world. The interior is inspiring and consists of many golden accents.

-Souk Madinat Jumeirah
-This souk, near the Burj al Arab, is a nice place to shop and eat. It is built in a beautiful style and you can buy many different things. Have a delicious dinner at one of the many restaurants and enjoy the Burj al Arab.
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Re: 13th THAILAND OPEN 2017, (26 MAY - 4 JUNE)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Thu Dec 22, 2016 01:37

Immediately after the Thailand Open event, we have a very nice trip to Cambodia which everyone can participate! After successful tours to Laos, Vietnam and Singapore & Malaysia in 2016, in 2017 we will visit the impressive Cambodia. The great diversity of culture and nature and the painful history makes Cambodia a fascinating country. This trip offers the best of Cambodia has to offer. We will picked up in our hotel in Jomtien, and the beautiful trip can start. We will visit the official Wonder of the World Angkor Wat. Then we will go to Battambang, the Capital Phnom Penh, the interesting Kep and Kampot, and at the end we will relax at the beautiful beach of Sihanoukville. After that we will travel back to Bangkok. End of an unforgettable holiday!

12 Days Round tour Cambodia 5-16 June 2017

We are very proud that we are the best thing that Cambodia has to offer in this one trip. It will be a great adventure, in which the participants only need to be there and enjoy. All this under very expert in Cambodia residing Dutch-and English-speaking tour guide. We will stay at all four star hotels, all featuring a swimming pool! Don't miss this unique opportunity!

Day 1> Monday 05 June, Jomtien - Siem Reap
After an early breakfast, the bus will take us from our hotel in Jomtien (Thailand) for our trip to Cambodia. After arriving at our hotel in Siem Reap we will be welcomed by Lily and André, our Cambodian-Dutch hosts during this trip. We get a welcome drink and we will learn about the wonderful tour that we have on our program. Because we are very aware of the fact that traveling can be tiring, we give you the opportunity to take it easy today. Maybe you want to freshen up in your room or relax on one of the loungers in the palm garden, overlooking the pool. Take a coffee or a refreshing cocktail and your holiday can begin. Time to explore the city! Dinner is served at a local restaurant. Hotel: Royal Empire Hotel (D)


Day 2> Tuesday 6 June 2017, Siem Reap
After breakfast you will be picked up by a tuk-tuk (the famous Asian tricycle consisting of a motorcycle and a cabin) and this will take you to one of the biggest and most beautiful temple complexes in the world: the official world wonder Angkor Wat! We will explore led by a guide. The world heritage temple dates from the 12th century and is a combination of mystical and beautiful images. First we will visit Angkor Wat itself bring and where we will walk through one of the most important temples of not less than 110 temples. Before we continue we will review our thirst with a soft drink or perhaps a fresh coconut? A short drive brings us to Angkor Thom, which includes, among others, the 12th century Bayon. The 54 four-headed Buddha statues are one of the most impressive sights of the temple complex. Later in the day we visit the Ta Phrom temple. This is one of the few temples in the original state is held. It was made famous by the film Tomb Raider, who has recorded with Angelina Jolie. The temple is partly overgrown with trees with huge roots, which are 'nested' and on the stone blocks.
At five-thirty you will be picked up by tuk tuk for the dinner-dance show, the "Smile of Angkor". Prior to this show, you have a buffet dinner with a wide choice of Asian dishes. The show is of top quality. A combination of sound, light, lasers and dance make this interpretation of the birth of Angkor a breathtaking show.
Hotel: Royal Empire Hotel (B, L, D)


Day 3> Wednesday 7 June Siem Reap – Kampong Kleang – Siem Reap
We take a whole day to explore the area of Siem Reap by bike, jeep and boat. While we're on the bike take the first part of the tour, we literally breathe the smell of the rice fields and we are surrounded by beautiful lotus fields. We stop at a local market, traditional houses and small hidden temple. An easy bike tour on flat roads for about an hour. For those who can not bring bikes, we arrange a moped or trolley which can be rode and which can be subsequently followed the same route.

By jeep, we continue the route to Kampong Kleang, the biggest floating village in Cambodia. The most authentic village on the big lake. Because we use jeeps, we are going to be able to drive partly through the countryside to our destination. It's a great experience to be driven in a vintage jeep. No windows and doors in the jeep, so we scents and environment can include in our way possible.. During the dry season we can do between up to 10 meters high poles on which the houses are built by walking. In the rainy season the water in the lake to rise to 1 or 2 meters from the floor of the house and you understand why the houses are built so high. Lunch with a local family and we can relax here in hammocks. Then we go by boat to sail through this village . At a pagoda we learn about Buddhism and we will experience a special experience: We are blessed by a monk! A unique experience.
The road goes back to Siem Reap for a part on dirt roads and through small villages. At the end of the afternoon we are back in Siem Reap again.
Hotel: Royal Empire Hotel (B, L, D)


Day 4> Thursday 8 June: Siem Reap – Battambang
Today we leave Siem Reap and Battambang travel with our own bus. A few kilometers outside of Siem Reap is West Baray. This is more in the Angkor
time with the hand excavated and served as a water reservoir. Nowadays this basin is still used. Then we visit a silk farm Artisan d'Angkor. Locals here will have the opportunity to learn the craft of weaving, a craft that is present in Cambodia for hundreds of years.
Optional. We can visit the Circus tonight Phare. A unique show even enjoys worldwide fame.
Hotel: Classy Hotel (B), (L), (D)


Day 5> Friday 9 June, Battambang
Time for a first introduction to Battambang! Today, a ride on the famous bamboo train forms part of the route. This is probably the smallest train in the world and a unique local invention. The train consists of a bamboo-platform and two pairs of rail wheels and is driven by a small petrol engine. Because there is only a single railway line, the train must occasionally the rails are removed, to allow oncoming traffic, and sometimes they will go to the side of us.
After lunch we drive to Phnom Sompov Mountain through small villages and rice fields. This mountain is about 140 meters high and there are in total 800 steps to reach the top. We avoid this climb and go with the motorbike to
the first part of the mountain to visit the temples, shrines and killing caves of the Khmer Rouge period. We look out over Battambang and enjoy this vast, beautiful landscape. We end our tour at sunset and walk down through the mountain stairs to visit the "bat army." Thousands of bats fly out of the mountainside of the cave once it is dim. Hotel: Classy Hotel (B, L, D)


Day 6> Saturday 10 June, Battambang - Phnom Penh
We take you to your new destination from Battambang to Phnom Penh. Today we leave Battambang. After breakfast we travel to the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. En route we stop regularly regularly so that we can make beautiful pictures. At sunset we make a Mekong sunset boat cruise. Hotel: Ohana hotel (B, L, D)


Day 7> Sunday 11 June, Phnom Penh
Time for an interesting city tour of Phnom Penh. In the morning tuk-tuks bring us to the S21 genocide museum Tuol Sleng. This former high school wed used by the Khmer Rouge as the most notorious S21- prison during their regime that lasted from 1975 to 1979. Then it's just a short drive to the Royal Palace, a building complex that serves as a royal residence for the king of Cambodia. Here we can see pure Khmer architecture. We continue on this city tour by leaving the city and visit the lurid Choeung Ek, better known as The Killing Fields, where thousands of people were tortured and buried in mass graves. On the way back to the hotel we stop at one of the local markets.
Hotel: Ohana hotel (B), (L)

Day 8> Monday 12 June, Phnom Penh – Kep - Kampot
After breakfast we be picked up at the hotel by our driver. Today we drive towards the coast. Cambodia is located on the Gulf of Thailand and next to some very nice beaches also again many times fewer tourists on the beaches. This will experience later in Sihanoukville. First we go to Kep.
Today we visit the famous Kampot pepper plantation. The best peppers in the world hail from Kampot. We learn all about red, white and black peppers that enjoy worldwide fame.
We get into boats to go to the mangrove. Here is a special project to restore the mangrove weather on the coast. We lend a hand. We each get a baby mangrove plant and we are free to plants on the coast of Kampot! In the evening we go to eat crab in one of the small local restaurants
Hotel: Summer Resort (B, L, D)


Day 9> Tuesday 13 June, Kampot – Sihanoukville
Start the day with breakfast and after breakfast drive to Bokor Hill Station. This old abandoned village is built on a plateau at 1km high. It was built by the French in the years 20. Although there is now a large hotel and gamblinghouse, are there still great places to admire the old buildings. In particular, the ancient Church, the old gamblinghouse and the water tower are still shining on the plateau. During the morning we take our bus to Sihanoukville, about 3 hours from Kep. At night we can see the beautiful sunset and enjoy the beach at dinner . Hotel: Summer Resort (B), (L)


Day 10> Wednesday 14 June, Sihanoukville
Today a boat tour on the program. Diving from the boat and swimming in a turquoise bay with a beautiful white sand beach make this day one to never forget.
Hotel: Holiday Villa Nataya (B), (L)


Day 11> Thursday 15 June, Sihanoukville
A day at leisure. In the evening we’ll have our farewell dinner
Hotel: Holiday Villa Nataya (B, D)


Day 12> Friday 16 June, Sihanoukville – Koh Kong border - Bangkok
Unfortunately, today it's time to say goodbye to this amazing country. We drive through the beautiful landscape of the Cardamom mountains before arriving at the border with Thailand. After we crossed the border, we will move to the Thai bus that is waiting for us in Trat, Thailand. After the long drive to Bangkok, where we will arrive early evening. (B, L)

This 12-day tour costs € 965, -

What's included:
- Day 1: transfer from Jomtien to Thailand-Cambodia border
- Private bus from Poipet to Siem Reap
- Welcome drink at hotel
- Day 2: Angkor tour: with Tuk-tuks, English speaking guide,
- Smile of Angkor show, with Tuk-tuks
- Day 3: Countryside tour with English speaking guide,
- Bicycle tour to the countryside of Siem Reap
- Jeep-tour to floating village
- Boattour in Kampong Kleang, the biggest floating village
- Benediction by a monk,
- Day 4: Visit to West Baray, with private bus
- Visit to silk farm,
- Day 5: Battambang tour: Bamboo Train
- Visit to Phnom Sampov mountain,
- Visit to the Killing caves,
- Visit to the "bat army"
- Day 6: With private bus to Phnom Penh,
- Various interesting photo-stops on the way
- Mekong sunset boat cruise on the Tonle sap and Mekong River
- Day 7: City tour by Tuk-tuks, English speaking guide
- Visit to the Royal Palace
- Visit to the Killing Fields (Choeung Ek)
- Visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum
- Day 8: With private bus visiting pepper plantation in Kampot,
- Boat tour mangrove, mangrove planting, donation to the project.
- Day 9: With private bus to visit Bokor Hill Station,
- Day 10: Sun boat tour, transfers, island visit, swimming, snorkelling
- Day 12: Private bus Sihanoukville - Koh Kong - Bangkok,
- Farewell gift
- Bed and breakfast in comfortable hotels (4 stars) with swimmingpool
- Siem Reap: Royal Empire Hotel, 4 *
- Battambang: Classy Hotel, 4 *
- Phnom Penh: Ohana Hotel, 4 *
- Kep: Summer Resort 4 *
- Sihanoukville: Holiday Villa Nataya 4 *
- Throughout the tour Cambodian-Dutch (also English speaking) tour guides (2 pers.)
- During the entire trip Dutch tour guides (2 pers.)
- Daily bottled water during the tour and on the bus.

Not included:
- Entrance fees and meals (10 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D) according program total to be paid on the spot 125 euros.
- Personal expenses, other meals (1 dinner Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville 2 dinners), insurance, visa, drinks and optional excursions.

To increase the ease during the trip, the entrance fees, lunches and dinners in advance paid at once (€ 125), so having to settle participants not separately for each excursion or meal. This increases the comfort while traveling and also provides a lower price, because it reserved by the tour operator and paid.
Single supplement (single room) is € 240

Your passport must be valid for at least six months after departure from Thailand. Visa for Thailand is not necessary. The aircraft must be filled in a note which one gets a visa stamp in their passport on arrival.
Need more information?? Everyone can join this tour!!
Please send me an email: tjonaong@gmail.com

The route is in the pink line indicated. Route Siem Reap, Battambang, Phnom Penh, Kampot, Sihanoukville, Bangkok.

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Re: 13th THAILAND OPEN 2017, (26 MAY - 4 JUNE)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Wed Feb 08, 2017 00:40

Thailand Open 2017
Time for an update of Thailand Open 2017. It goes well with Thailand Open.
We already have lots of participants for the tournament and the tour to Dubai and Cambodia. Now is the best time for Registration!
Just send us an email, and will send you more information and if you want, a personal invitation!

Events Thailand Open 2017:
Trip to Dubai: 19-24 May 2017
Thailand Open 2017: 26 May -4 June 2017
Roundtour Cambodia: 5-16 June 2017

We already more than 40 participants from all over the world. Make sure you also add! Don't miss this tournament!
We also expect lots of more participants from China, Brasil, Russia, Mongolia and the Netherlands.
If you need more information of the roundtours or Thailand Open, or you want to participate in Thailand Open 2017? Please send an email to tjonaong@gmail.com
Also take a look at the tournament website: http://www.thailandopen.nl/

We already have an interim list of more than 40 participants:

1 Arie van Diggele (NL)
2 Lucien Farzan (NL)
3 Rob Geurtsen (NL)
4 Wim Vlooswijk (NL)
5 Ruph Bhawanibhiek (NL)
6 Ramon Sakidin (NL)
7 Bhaan Dihal (NL)
8 Nerin Bisseswar (NL)
9 Bas Baksoellah (NL)
10 Harold Jagram (NL)
11 Asgar Rasoelbaks (NL)
12 Robby Koendjbiharie (NL)
13 Boike Matoera (NL)
14 Gerard Peroti (NL)
15 Kumar Mangal (NL)
16 Hans Loots (NL)
17 Lennart Bolks (NL)
18 Erik Maijenburg (NL)
19 Wim Bor (NL)
20 Cock van Wijk (NL)
21 Michiel Luiten (NL)
22 Ton v.d. Ploeg (NL)
23 Ijpe Feenstra (NL)
24 Dick van Ommeren (NL)
25 Peter Blok (NL)
26 Henk Kamminga (NL)
27 Iepie Poepjes-Koopman (NL)
28 Barbara Graas (NL)
29 Paul v.d. Lem (NL)
30 Anne Veenstra (NL)
31 Nona Savina (Russia)
32 Sophia Kiriyenko (Russia)
33 Alena Litvinova (Russia)
34 Aloysha Gordeychuk (Russia)
35 Krishnan Karthik (India)
36 Ajith Abeysekera (Sri Lanka)
37 Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal)
38 Hiroshi Kawaguchi (Japan)
39 Amara Keita (Guinee)
40 Panithi Seksonwirya (Thailand)
41 Damrong Yua Bang Sai (Thailand)
42 Nattawut Upiri (Thailand)
43 Marut Banchuen (Thailand)
44 Chaweng Laorsoonchai (Thailand)
45 Jatupon Nuanngam (Thailand)

The winners of Thailand Open 2016: Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal) silver, Champion Ivan Trofimov (Russia), Amara Keita (Guinnee) bronze

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Re: 13th THAILAND OPEN 2017, (26 MAY - 4 JUNE)

Post by Andrew Tjon A Ong » Sun Apr 23, 2017 05:50



After four weeks, the 13th Thailand Open will start. You can still join this tournament, and also you can join the Dubai tour (5 days) and the very interesting 12-days Cambodia-tour.

Here is an update op the interimlist of participants:

1 Lucien Farzan (NL)
2 Rob Geurtsen (NL)
3 Wim Vlooswijk (NL)
4 Ruph Bhawanibhiek (NL)
5 Nerin Bisseswar (NL)
6 Bas Baksoellah (NL)
7 Harold Jagram (NL)
8 Gerard Peroti (NL)
9 Kumar Mangal (NL)
10 Hans Loots (NL)
11 Erik Maijenburg (NL)
12 Wim Bor (NL)
13 Cock van Wijk (NL)
14 Michiel Luiten (NL)
15 Ton v.d. Ploeg (NL)
16 Lennart Bolks (NL)
17 Ijpe Feenstra (NL)
18 Henk Kamminga (NL)
19 Michiel Kroesbergen (NL)
20 Peter Blok (NL)
21 Iepie Poepjes-Koopman (NL)
22 Barbara Graas (NL)
23 Paul v.d. Lem (NL)
24 Anne Veenstra (NL)
25 Frans Elzenga (NL)
26 Roy Coster (NL)
27 Nandinchimeg Batdelger (Mongolia)
28 Nona Savina (Russia)
29 Sophia Kiriyenko (Russia)
30 Dmitry Pavlov (Russia)
31 Aleksey Gordeychuk (Russia)
32 Dmitry Valikov (Russia)
33 Aleksandr Iurgenson (Russia)
34 Krishnan Karthik (India)
35 Ajith Abeysekera (Sri Lanka)
36 Macodou Ndiaye (Senegal)
37 Amara Keita (Guinee)
38 Hiroshi Kawaguchi (Japan)
39 Damrong Yua Bang Sai (Thailand)
40 Panithi Seksonwirya (Thailand)
41 Nattawut Upiri (Thailand)
42 Marut Banchuen (Thailand)
43 Chaweng Laorsoonchai (Thailand)
44 Jatupon Nuanngam (Thailand)

If you want to register or need more info, please send an email to tjonaong@gmail.com

International Grandmaster Macodou Ndiaye from Senegal, Amara Keita from Guinea and Damrong Yuabang Sai from Thailand will participate again in Thailand Open 2017

Hiroshi Kawaguchi from Japan versus Bas Baksoellah from Holland, will also join the Thailand Open 2017 again!

Prizewinner Nattawut Upiri from Thailand will also join the 13th Thailand Open again!

The winners of the Women-catergory, with Anna Chuprova (Russia), Nathalia Shestakova (Russia) champion and Nona Savina (Russia) 3rd.

Of course we want to support te children from the Shelter Center in Pattaya again

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