4-Way Tie At The Doeberl Cup

4-Way Tie At The Doeberl Cup

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Apr 9, 2012, 8:06 AM |
2 | Chess Event Coverage

Doeberl_50yrs.jpgThe 50th Doeberl Cup took place from 5-9 April in Canberra, Australia.

The main 'Premier' event ended with 4 players level on a score of 7 points from a 9-round Swiss competition with 80 entrants.

The Hungarian GM Adam Horvath took first place thanks to a superior tie-break score, after drawing with GM Gergely Szabo in the final round.

Indian IM Rathnakaran won his final round game against his compatriot IM Karthikeyan to earn a GM norm and finish among the top scorers on 7 points. Top seed GM Levente Vajda of Romania also won his last game to finish on 7 points.

More details are available at the official website www.doeberlcup.com.au including round-by round video summaries from GM Ian Rodgers and Macauley Peterson.

The top scores in the 2012 Doeberl Premier:

 Name Elo Fed Pts TB1 TB2
1 GM   Horvath Adam  2487 HUN 7.0 54.0 49.5
2 GM   Szabo Gergely-Andras  2553 ROU 7.0 52.0 48.0
3 GM   Vajda Levente  2597 ROU 7.0 50.5 47.0
4 IM   Rathnakaran K.  2410 IND 7.0 50.5 46.5
5 IM   Karthikeyan P.  2414 IND 6.5 53.0 49.5
6 GM   Rodriguez Cepedes Am  2440 ESP 6.0 51.5 48.0
7 IM   Solomon Stephen J.  2375 AUS 6.0 49.0 45.0
8 IM   Yang Kaiqi  2360 CHN 6.0 47.5 44.0
9 IM   Lane Gary W.  2368 AUS 6.0 46.0 44.0
10 IM   Zeng Chongsheng  2435 CHN 6.0 46.0 42.5
11 GM   Czebe Attila  2477 HUN 6.0 45.0 42.0
12 IM   Akshat Khamparia  2411 IND 6.0 44.5 41.0
13 IM   Morris James  2354 AUS 6.0 42.0 38.5
14 IM   Ly Moulthun  2402 AUS 6.0 40.0 36.5

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