Wednesday, August 06, 2014

GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi wins Lake Sevan Tournament


The 16th Lake Sevan International Chess Tournament was held from 26th July to 4th August 2014 in Martuni, a town in the Gegharkunik Province of Armenia, located on the southern shores of Lake Sevan.

Indian Grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi emerged victorious with 6,0 points from nine games, leaving the local GM Hrant Melkumyan and Russian hope Vladimir Fedoseev half a point behind. Santosh Gujrathi also added 19 points to his rating.

The event was organized by the Armenian Chess Academy in conjunction with the Armenian Chess Federation in a 10 player round-robin format. The average elo was 2629.

Replay games with analysis

Final standings:

1. GM Santosh Vidit IND 2602 – 6
2-3. GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2647 and GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2668 – 5.5
4. GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2643 – 5
5-7. GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2656, GM Ter-Sahakyan Samvel ARM 2572 and GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2628 – 4.5
8. GM Hovhannisyan Robert ARM 2592 – 4
9. GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2701 – 3.5
10. GM Gabuzyan Hovhannes ARM 2582 – 2

Tournament website

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