Shock Moscow Win For Untitled Player

Shock Moscow Win For Untitled Player

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Feb 7, 2011, 9:42 AM |
38 | Chess Event Coverage

The main nine-round Swiss event at the Moscow Open has been won by an untitled player Vladimir Belous of Russia in a shock result.

17 year-old Belous, rated 2497 Elo beat off fierce competition from many Grandmasters to take first place outright with a terrific score of 8/9.

Shock result - untitled Vladimir Belous wins the Moscow Open

Vladimir Belous_MoscowOpen2011.jpg

 

 

 

The top of the standings in the Open:



 Name Elo Nat Pts T-B
1
 Belous Vladimir 2497 RUS 8.0 51.0
2 GM  Zhou Weiqi 2573 CHN 7.5 59.5
3 GM  Yu Yangyi 2607 CHN 7.5 59.0
4 GM  Amonatov Farrukh 2590 TJK 7.5 56.0
5 IM  Kovalenko Igor 2515 UKR 7.5 55.5
6 GM  Matlakov Maxim 2616 RUS 7.5 54.5
7 GM  Voitsekhovsky Stanislav 2537 RUS 7.5 53.5
8 GM  Tiviakov Sergei 2623 NED 7.5 51.5
9 IM  Barbosa Oliver 2461 PHI 7.5 45.5

 

Boris Grachev won the Men's round-robin event with a score of 7.5/11, and Alexandra Kosteniuk won the women's event with 7/11.

Boris Grachev (pictures from the official website)

Boris Grachev Moscow Open 2011.JPG

 

 

Alexandra Kosteniuk

Kosteniuk_MoscowOpen2011.jpg

 

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