Daniel Fridman Wins German Championship

Daniel Fridman Wins German Championship

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Mar 12, 2012, 9:47 AM |
6 | Chess Event Coverage

Daniel Fridman 1 cropped.jpgThe 2012 German Chess Championships took place from 2-10 March in Osterberg.

The format was a 9-round Swiss Open with a total of 42 players competing. Daniel Fridman scored 7½ points to win by half a point from his nearest rival Igor Khenkin.

Fridman was born in Riga, Latvia and became the Latvian champion in 1996 before moving to Germany in 1999.

Fridman is also a previous winner of the German championship in 2008.

The time control for the 2012 championships was 40 moves in 90 minutes, followed by 30 minutes to finish with a 30 second increment from the start.

The top standings:

 Name Elo Pts
1  Fridman, Daniel  2653
2  Khenkin, Igor  2632 7
3
 Siebrecht, Sebastian  2463 6
4  Stern, Rene  2502 6
5  Kotainy, Jens  2392 6
6  Wagner, Dennis  2379 6
7  Huschenbeth, Niclas  2509
8  Bluebaum, Matthias  2407
9  Buhmann, Rainer  2614
10  Svane, Rasmus  2401
11  Donchenko, Alexander  2309
12  Becker, Michael  2301
13  Degtiarev, Evgeny  2342
14  Reddmann, Hauke  2297 5
15  Dranischnikov, Egor  2327 5
16  Jorczik, Julian  2391 5
17  Schulz, Karsten  2289 5
18  Feuerstack, Aljoscha  2438
19  Lubbe, Nikolas  2429
20  Scheider, Julian  2275

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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