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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Ni Hua Wins Dubai Chess Open on Tie-Break

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After nine rounds at the Dubai Chess Open, five Grandmasters concluded their score with seven points each. These chess players were Ni Hua from China, Baadur Jobava and Mikheil Mchedlishvili from Georgia, Normunds Miezis from Latvia and Sandipan Chanda from India. The 14th Dubai Open was held from April 14 to 24 at the Dubai Chess & Culture Club in United Arab Emirates. A total of 160 players from 32 countries took part in the tournament, with the largest group of 37 arriving from India.
Ni Hua and Parimarjan Negi in their last round game.

Ni Hua took the winner’s trophy on the best tie-break – sum of the ratings of the opponents (without one result). 


Top Final standings:


1. GM Ni Hua CHN 2637 – 7
2. GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2706 – 7
3. GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2626 – 7
4. GM Miezis Normunds LAT 2557 – 7
5. GM Sandipan Chanda IND 2595 – 7
6. GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2684 – 6.5
7. GM Petrosian Tigran L ARM 2643 – 6.5
8. GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR 2624 – 6.5
9. GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2616 – 6.5
10. GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2643 – 6.5
11. GM Hovhannisyan Robert ARM 2600 – 6.5
12. GM Volkov Sergey RUS 2623 – 6.5
13. GM Zhou Weiqi CHN 2628 – 6.5
14. IM Shyam Sundar M IND 2474 – 6.5
15. GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2653 – 6.5


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1 Comments:

  • At April 25, 2012 at 2:14 AM , Anonymous amrit puri, knights chess club, new delhi said...

    more and more tournaments now end with tiebreak just goes to show how strong is chess now across the board :)

     

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