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Thursday, January 03, 2013

GM Rainer Buhmann top seeded at Staufer Chess Open in Germany


Staufer Chess Open will take place 2-6 January, 2013, in Germany. A total of 265 players will participate in the competition. Top seeded is the European team champion from ETCC 2011, the local GM Rainer Buhmann. His main opponents are the Ukranian GM Alexander Zubarev, the Russian GMs Vladimir Epishin, Vladimir Burmakin, and GM Egor Krivoborodov, the local GMs Lev Gutman and Sergey Kalinitschew, and GM Alexandre Dgebuadze from Belgium.

Update: All favorites won their round 1 games, see the results at the official website

Participants Staufer Open 2013

1GMBuhmann,Rainer2598
2GMZubarev,Alexander2594
3GMEpishin,Vladimir2582
4GMBurmakin,Vladimir2565
5GMDgebuadze,Alexandre2532
6GMKrivoborodov,Egor2513
7GMGutman,Lev2498
8GMKalinitschew,Sergey2472
9GMStarostits,Ilmars2468
10FMKrassowizkij,Jaroslaw2400

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This is quite strong.