Rich As A King

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Eight players share first place in Karpos Open

The 2013 Open Karpos was organized by the Municipality of Karpos and Chess Club Gambit Aseko-See on 9-16th March at the Aleksandar Palace in Skopje.

The Tournament was played over 9 rounds of Swiss System and the total prize fund was 20,000 EUR.

234 players from 31 federations competed, including 56 Grandmasters and 24 International Masters. Replay the top games with computer analysis.

Eventually eight players settled on 7,0/9 points each to share the first place. Former European Champion Zdenko Kozul takes the trophy thanks to the best buchholz score.

GM Vasily Yemelin was leading throughout the competition but the 8th round defeat against GM Eduardo Iturrizaga pushed him down in the standings.

Final standings (top finishers):

1. GM Kozul Zdenko CRO 2608 – 7
2. GM Rodshtein Maxim ISR 2615 – 7
3. GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2614 – 7
4. GM Iturrizaga Eduardo VEN 2650 – 7
5. GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2618 – 7
6. GM Ivanisevic Ivan SRB 2644 – 7
7. GM Stevic Hrvoje CRO 2620 – 7
8. IM Hamitevici Vladimir MDA 2444 – 7
9. GM Yemelin Vasily RUS 2574 – 6.5
10. GM Markus Robert SRB 2610 – 6.5
11. GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2659 – 6.5
12. GM Golod Vitali ISR 2564 – 6.5
13. GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2603 – 6.5
14. GM Popilski Gil ISR 2520 – 6.5
15. GM Palac Mladen CRO 2572 – 6.5
16. GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2706 – 6.5
17. IM Arnaudov G. Petar BUL 2468 – 6.5
18. GM Sumets Andrey UKR 2620 – 6.5
19. IM Dvirnyy Danyyil ITA 2530 – 6.5
20. GM Kuljasevic Davorin CRO 2564 – 6.5 (former SPICE team captain)
21. GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2643 – 6
22. GM Kovacevic Aleksandar SRB 2563 – 6
23. GM Georgiev Kiril BUL 2657 – 6
24. IM Kohlweyer Bernd GER 2458 – 6
25. GM Nevednichy Vladislav ROU 2548 – 6
26. GM Mastrovasilis Dimitrios GRE 2614 – 6
27. GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios GRE 2497 – 6
28. FM Dastan Muhammed Batuhan TUR 2371 – 6
29. GM Saric Ante CRO 2549 – 6
30. GM Van Kampen Robin NED 2592 – 6
31. GM Brkic Ante CRO 2584 – 6
32. GM Hansen Eric CAN 2557 – 6
33. GM Djukic Nikola MNE 2545 – 6
34. GM Can Emre TUR 2474 – 6
35. IM Raznikov Danny ISR 2474 – 6
36. IM Erturan Yakup TUR 2373 – 6
37. GM Drazic Sinisa SRB 2459 – 6
38. IM Indjic Aleksandar SRB 2502 – 6
39. IM Kanmazalp Ogulcan TUR 2372 – 6
40. GM Haznedaroglu Kivanc TUR 2428 – 6
41. IM Sanal Vahap TUR 2404 – 6
42. IM Nenezic Marko SRB 2394 – 6

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Impressive!

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