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Vladimir Akopian Wins Albena Open

  • SonofPearl
  • on 6/5/12, 12:03 AM.

The 2012 International Albena Open Chess Tournament in Bulgaria took place from 26 May - 3 June.

The 9-round Swiss event was won by Vladimir Akopian from Armenia on superior tie-breaks after five players finished equal on 7/9 points.

The time control was 90 minutes plus 30 second increment from the start.

More information is available at the official website.

The top standings in the Open competition were:

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Name Nat Elo Pts TB1 TB2
1 Akopian Vladimir ARM 2697 7.0 41.5 53.5
2 Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2673 7.0 41.0 52.5
3 Petrosian Tigran L ARM 2657 7.0 37.5 48.5
4 Nabaty Tamir ISR 2553 7.0 36.0 47.0
5 Grigoryan Karen H ARM 2517 7.0 36.0 46.5
6 Tikkanen Hans SWE 2566 6.5 39.5 50.0
7 Gabuzyan Hovhannes ARM 2457 6.5 39.0 49.0
8 Nikolov Momchil BUL 2553 6.5 37.5 48.5
9 Das Arghyadip IND 2482 6.5 37.0 48.5
10 Thejkumar M S IND 2450 6.5 35.5 46.0
11 Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2642 6.0 43.0 54.0
12 Xiu Deshun CHN 2494 6.0 39.0 49.5
13 Qashashvili Alexandre GEO 2299 6.0 39.0 47.5
14 Grigorov Grigor BUL 2496 6.0 38.5 49.0
15 Lu Shanglei CHN 2522 6.0 36.5 47.0
16 Li Shilong CHN 2553 6.0 36.0 46.0
17 Arnaudov G. Petar BUL 2477 6.0 36.0 45.5
18 Bargan Sergei MDA 2292 6.0 34.5 44.0
19 Wan Yunguo CHN 2456 6.0 34.0 43.5
20 Enchev Ivajlo BUL 2419 6.0 32.5 43.0

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  • 3 years ago

    Kenji_Yamazaki

    I didn't know Petrosian still plays chess...

  • 3 years ago

    shengyi

    Nice games by Vladimir.

  • 3 years ago

    samtadevosyan

    From the first 3, 2 are Armenians!!! from first 10, 4 are Armenians, and the 11th one is also:)

  • 3 years ago

    samtadevosyan

    Armenia!!! bravo guys

  • 3 years ago

    Czechman

    Tigran Petrosian... now there's a name to live up to. Oddy enough there is a guy in our area whose name is Bobby Fischer.

  • 3 years ago

    hotwax

    @nick251359

    You do realize that's  not the former world champion Petrosian, right?

  • 3 years ago

    nick251359

    was hoping to see some petrosian's games;(

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