Jakovenko Wins European Championship

Jakovenko Wins European Championship

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Mar 31, 2012, 11:33 AM |
11 | Chess Event Coverage

FLASH REPORT

Dmitry Jakovenko (pictured) defeated leader Laurent Fressinet in the last round of the 2012 European Individual Chess Championships to take the title and €14,000 with a score of 8½/11.

Despite his last round loss, Laurent Fressinet finished in second place on 8/11, with superior tie-breaks to a dozen other players on that score.

Top seed Fabiano Caruana lost his last round game to finish well back in 38th place on 7/11. Anish Giri was a further half point behind on 6½/11 in 91st place!

The top standings (full standings here):

Name Nat Elo Pts TB
1 Jakovenko Dmitry  RUS 2729 8.5 2832
2 Fressinet Laurent  FRA 2693 8.0 2800
3 Malakhov Vladimir  RUS 2705 8.0 2787
4 Andreikin Dmitry  RUS 2689 8.0 2786
5 Inarkiev Ernesto  RUS 2695 8.0 2784
6 Matlakov Maxim  RUS 2632 8.0 2778
7 Bologan Viktor  MDA 2687 8.0 2768
8 Vallejo Pons Francisco  ESP 2693 8.0 2765
9 Kryvoruchko Yuriy  UKR 2666 8.0 2761
10 Azarov Sergei  BLR 2667 8.0 2759
11 Najer Evgeniy  RUS 2640 8.0 2756
12 Akopian Vladimir  ARM 2684 8.0 2754
13 Volokitin Andrei  UKR 2695 8.0 2745
14 Smeets Jan  NED 2610 8.0 2685
15 Jones Gawain C B  ENG 2635 7.5 2760
16 Vitiugov Nikita  RUS 2709 7.5 2751
17 Bacrot Etienne  FRA 2706 7.5 2748
18 Dreev Aleksey  RUS 2698 7.5 2736
19 Khismatullin Denis  RUS 2656 7.5 2734
20 Kobalia Mikhail  RUS 2666 7.5 2734
21 Durarbeyli Vasif  AZE 2543 7.5 2729
22 Riazantsev Alexander  RUS 2710 7.5 2728
23 Jobava Baadur  GEO 2706 7.5 2725
24 Berkes Ferenc  HUN 2682 7.5 2716
25 Ragger Markus  AUT 2654 7.5 2714
26 Balogh Csaba  HUN 2664 7.5 2714
27 Fridman Daniel  GER 2653 7.5 2709
28 Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter  ROU 2643 7.5 2706
29 Sokolov Ivan  NED 2653 7.5 2705
30 Georgiev Kiril  BUL 2671 7.5 2703

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