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10th Merit Open International Ladies Tournament

Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus - November 2023

Forty-seven women competed in the Ladies Tournament at the 10th Merit Open International held in Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus, November 7-12, 2023. The Merit Open, directed by Arda Fındıkoğlu, drew 366 entrants in the Masters and Intermediate divisions – one of the largest tournaments in Europe.

First place went to Gülderen Gücavli from Turkey who prevailed over Laurence Sinitzky from France in the final. Liz Granstedt from Sweden and E. Rad from Iran were semi-finalists.

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