Abidjan Open 2018
Dutch Championship 2018 Harlingen
The Dutch championship was won by Alexander Baliakin. Together with Boomstra and Van IJzendoorn he ended the tournament with 16 points in 11 games. Van IJzendoorn was excluded from a barrage due to the controversial "plus draw" system. In the barrage against Boomstra, Baliakin managed to win the second game. Many interesting games were being played, see also Toernooibase. One of the highlights of the tournament was the game between Van IJzendoorn and Slump.