Ivan Cheparinov Wins Black Sea Final

Ivan Cheparinov Wins Black Sea Final

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The Black Sea Countries Final 2012 tournament ran from 12-19 September in Burgas, Bulgaria. The tournament featured representatives from many countries surrounding the Black Sea: Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Turkey.

Ivan Cheparinov achieved an undefeated score of 7/10 to take an impressive tournament victory.  Top seed Baadur Jobava had a disappointing event, only finishing in fifth place.

Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu and Vladimir Malakhov shared second place with exactly the same score and tie-break scores (number of wins, S-B score, head-to-head result).

The full final results cross-table:

Name Elo Fed 1 2 3 4 5 6 Pts
Cheparinov Ivan  2689 BUL *** ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 7
Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter  2648 ROU ½ ½ *** 0 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 6
Malakhov Vladimir  2700 RUS 0 ½ 1 0 *** ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 6
Areshchenko Alexander  2702 UKR ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ *** ½ ½ 1 ½
Jobava Baadur  2734 GEO 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ *** 1 ½
Atalik Suat  2603 TUR ½ 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ *** 2

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Ivan Cheparinov (left) defeated top seed Baadur Jobava in their fifth round clash

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