Groningen Chess Festival

Groningen Chess Festival

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SonofPearl
Jan 5, 2012, 2:09 AM |
7 | Chess Event Coverage

The 49th Groningen Chess Festival ran from 21-30 December 2011.  The main event was a 9-round Swiss competition which was won by Ukrainian Alexander Kovchan on tie-break from Robert Hess of the USA after both finished on a score of 7/9.

Robert Hess (middle left) and Alexander Kovchan (middle right)

Groningen Festival prizegiving 2011.JPG

 

The time control was 90 minutes for 30 moves, with a 30 second increment. The top finishers:


Name Nat Elo Pts
1 Kovchan, Alexander UKR 2573 7.0
2 Hess, Robert L USA 2625 7.0
3 Tiviakov, Sergei NED 2650 6.5
4 Zherebukh, Yaroslav UKR 2594 6.5
5 Rapport, Richard HUN 2534 6.0
6 Ruck, Robert HUN 2579 6.0
7 Romanov, Evgeny RUS 2627 6.0
8 Durarbeyli, Vasif AZE 2539 6.0
9 Ernst, Sipke NED 2593 5.5
10 Poetsch, Hagen GER 2408 5.5
11 Michalik, Peter SVK 2509 5.5
12 Michiels, Bart BEL 2492 5.5
13 Klein, David NED 2378 5.5
14 Naroditsky, Daniel USA 2472 5.5
15 Plat, Vojtech CZE 2425 5.5
16 Bok, Benjamin NED 2513 5.5
17 Hoffmann, Michael GER 2499 5.5
18 Brandenburg, Daan NED 2519 5.5
19 Pijpers, Arthur NED 2332 5.0
20 Thesing, Matthias GER 2409 5.0
21 Georgiadis, Nico SUI 2316 5.0
22 Assendelft van, Floris NED 2357 5.0

 

 

 

 

 

Photo from the official website.

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