Richard Rapport Wins Sigeman & Co.

Richard Rapport Wins Sigeman & Co.

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phpUlBHsd.jpeg17 year-old Richard Rapport of Hungary won the 21st Annual Sigeman & Co tournament in Malmo on superior tie-breaks from rivals Nigel Short and Nils Grandelius.

All three players finished on 4½/7 points, but Rapport won because the first tie-break was the results between the tied players, and Rapport had beaten Short and tied with Grandelius (Short and Grandelius drew).

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The final standings in Sigeman 2013

Name Elo Fed 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pts
Rapport, Richard  2674 HUN * 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 4.5
Short, Nigel 2681 ENG 0 * 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 4.5
Grandelius, Nils  2556 SWE ½ 0 * 1 ½ ½ 1 1 4.5
Sokolov, Ivan  2642 NED ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 1 ½ 4.0
Van Wely, Loek  2689 NED ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ 1 4.0
Tikkanen, Hans  2537 SWE 1 ½ ½ 0 0 * ½ 1 3.5
Berg, Emanuel  2561 SWE 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ * 1 2.0
Hector, Jonny  2512 SWE 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 * 1.0

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Richard Rapport at Tata Steel this year where he was runner-up in the B Group

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