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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

GM Ivan Ivanisevic wins 15th Chemnitzer Turm Open 2011

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Hello everyone,

GM Ivan Ivanisevic has won the 15th Chemnitzer Turm Open 2011 while WIM Claudia Steinbacher (2106) has won the Sachseneinzelmeisterschaft der Frauen (Saxony individual women’s championship) with 5 points from seven games. 

The 15th Chemnitzer Turm Open 2011 & Sachseneinzelmeisterschaft der Frauen was organised by the Chemnitzer Schachverband and Schachverband Sachsen from 30th September to 3rd October. The 7-rounds Swiss tournament was held at the Hotel “Rabensteiner Hof”, Kirchhoffstr. 34-36, 09117 Chemnitz. Tournament Director is Andreas Schulze.
The tournament winner received a trophy and 1,000 € in prize money. 2nd place 700 €, 3rd place 500 €, 4th place 300 €, 5th place 100 € (Category A). The best player of the Chess Federation of Saxony (SVS) is “Champion of Saxony”. In addition there were special rating and senior prizes.

Final standings:1-3. Ivanisevic Ivan GM 2633 SRB, Rösemann Rainer FM 2281 GER and Milchev Nikolay IM 2418 BUL – 6.0
4-5. Maiwald Jens-Uwe GM 2459 GER and Peil Christoph 1959 GER – 5.5
6-15. Stern Ren IM 2506 GER, Fuchs Florian 2099 GER, Vuckovic Aleksand FM 2328 GER, Schenk Alexander FM 2239 GER, Steinbacher Bernd 2064 GER, Friedrich Jan 2201 GER, Steinbacher Claud WIM 2106 GER, Haustein Mario 2095 GER, Neef Maximilian 2045 GER, Schatz Walter 2287 GER – 5.0 etc

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