Vladimir Akopian Wins Albena Open

Vladimir Akopian Wins Albena Open

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The 2012 International Albena Open Chess Tournament in Bulgaria took place from 26 May - 3 June.

The 9-round Swiss event was won by Vladimir Akopian from Armenia on superior tie-breaks after five players finished equal on 7/9 points.

The time control was 90 minutes plus 30 second increment from the start.

More information is available at the official website.

The top standings in the Open competition were:

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Name Nat Elo Pts TB1 TB2
1 Akopian Vladimir ARM 2697 7.0 41.5 53.5
2 Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2673 7.0 41.0 52.5
3 Petrosian Tigran L ARM 2657 7.0 37.5 48.5
4 Nabaty Tamir ISR 2553 7.0 36.0 47.0
5 Grigoryan Karen H ARM 2517 7.0 36.0 46.5
6 Tikkanen Hans SWE 2566 6.5 39.5 50.0
7 Gabuzyan Hovhannes ARM 2457 6.5 39.0 49.0
8 Nikolov Momchil BUL 2553 6.5 37.5 48.5
9 Das Arghyadip IND 2482 6.5 37.0 48.5
10 Thejkumar M S IND 2450 6.5 35.5 46.0
11 Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2642 6.0 43.0 54.0
12 Xiu Deshun CHN 2494 6.0 39.0 49.5
13 Qashashvili Alexandre GEO 2299 6.0 39.0 47.5
14 Grigorov Grigor BUL 2496 6.0 38.5 49.0
15 Lu Shanglei CHN 2522 6.0 36.5 47.0
16 Li Shilong CHN 2553 6.0 36.0 46.0
17 Arnaudov G. Petar BUL 2477 6.0 36.0 45.5
18 Bargan Sergei MDA 2292 6.0 34.5 44.0
19 Wan Yunguo CHN 2456 6.0 34.0 43.5
20 Enchev Ivajlo BUL 2419 6.0 32.5 43.0

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