LGA Premium Cup starts

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The LGA Premium Cup starts today in Nürnberg, Germany. It runs until September 11th and boasts over 180 participants who fight over a 11,650 Euro prize fund (first prize 2,000 Euro). Top players (top 30) below. Official website.

1Baramidze,DavidGM25912587M SV HockenheimGER
2Hector,JonnyGM25752532M SK Turm EmsdettenSWE
3Ftacnik,LubomirGM25702564M Hamburger SK 1830 e.V.SVK
4Braun,ArikGM25602547M SC EppingenGER
5Danin,AlexanderIM2545 M nicht bekanntRUS
6Bindrich,FalkoGM25482554M SC EppingenGER
7Ikonnikov,VyacheslavGM25502492M SF Bad MergentheimRUS
8Kunin,VitaliyGM25492540M Freibauer Mörlenbach-BirkenauGER
9Bischoff,KlausGM25472528M SF Katernberg 1913 e.V.GER
10Olszewski,MichalGM25342506M DJK Aufwärts St. Josef AachenPOL
11Malakhatko,VadimGM25432513M SV Mülheim-Nord 1931 e.V.BEL
12Prusikin,MichaelGM25412507M SC Forchheim e.V.GER
13Sanikidze,TornikeGM2530 M nicht bekanntGEO
14Ginsburg,GennadiGM25232483M SV 1920 HofheimGER
15Luther,ThomasGM25182493M SV Empor ErfurtGER
16Huschenbeth,NiclasIM25102513M Hamburger SK 1830 e.V.GER
17Milov,LeonidIM25102454M SC Noris-Tarrasch 1873 e.V.GER
18Hoffmann,MichaelGM24962463M SG SolingenGER
19Farago,IvanGM24882495MSSC RottalHUN
20Mainka,RomualdGM24882442M SC Hansa Dortmund e.V.GER
21Lobzhanidze,DavitIM24872463M SV 1920 HofheimGEO
22Schneider,IljaIM24722428M Sfrd. Berlin 1903 e.V.GER
23Siebrecht,SebastianGM24712459M SF Katernberg 1913 e.V.GER
24Lanka,ZigurdsGM24692430M TSV Schott MainzLAT
25Pezerovic,EdinIM24552406M TV TegernseeGER
26Tischbierek,RajGM24542442M USV TU DresdenGER
27Gutman,LevGM24502433MSSV LingenGER
28Hirneise,TobiasIM24462444M SV Wattenscheid 1930GER
29Mihok,OliverIM24452431MJSfrd. Berlin 1903 e.V.HUN
30Bernadskiy,VitaliyIM2439 MJnicht bekanntUKR


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