An interesting first round where all of the upsets came in the upper 24 boards:

Kore – Rodshtein(2) ½-½

Andreikin(3) – Benidze 0-1

Narmontas – Laznicka(4) 1-0

Anton – Zhigalko(8) ½-½

Abdulov – Geetha(12) 1-0

Iturrizaga(15) – Dragicevic 0-1

Sjugirov(21) – Nukin ½-½

Vavric – Ramirez(24) 1-0

The rest of the higher seeds won, and there were only 3 out of 54 games that ended in a draw.

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