Andrei Istratescu Wins The Neckar Open

Andrei Istratescu Wins The Neckar Open

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Apr 10, 2012, 10:43 AM |
11 | Chess Event Coverage

Neckar Open 2012.jpgThe Romanian-born GM Andrei Istratescu, now representing France, has won the 2012 Neckar Open in Deizisau, Germany. with a score of 7½/9.

Konstantine Shanava also finished with 7½ points, but Istratescu won thanks to a superior tie-break score.  There were fully 13 players just half a point back on 7/9, led by Etienne Bacrot who claimed third place.

More information is available at the official website.

The top scorers were:

Title  Name Elo Fed W D L Pts
1 GM  Istratescu, Andrei 2633 FRA 6 3 0 7.5
2 GM  Shanava, Konstantine 2586 GEO 6 3 0 7.5
3 GM  Bacrot, Etienne 2715 FRA 6 2 1 7.0
4 GM  Petr, Martin 2522 CZE 5 4 0 7.0
5 GM  Edouard, Romain 2607 FRA 5 4 0 7.0
6 GM  Milanovic, Danilo 2520 SRB 6 2 1 7.0
7 GM  Erdös, Viktor 2631 HUN 5 4 0 7.0
8 GM  Rapport, Richard 2559 HUN 6 2 1 7.0
9 GM  Bischoff, Klaus 2521 GER 5 4 0 7.0
10 GM  Baklan, Vladimir 2612 UKR 5 4 0 7.0
11 GM  Solodovnichenko, Yuri 2630 UKR 5 4 0 7.0
12 GM  Naiditsch, Arkadij 2718 GER 6 2 1 7.0
13 GM  Shishkin, Vadim 2498 UKR 6 2 1 7.0
14 GM  Sanikidze, Tornike 2597 GEO 6 2 1 7.0
15 IM  Lindberg, Bengt 2418 SWE 5 4 0 7.0

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The winner of the 2012 Neckar Open, Andrei Istratescu

Andrei Istratescu.jpg



Photo by Georgios Souleidis at the official website.

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