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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Politiken Chess Cup: Ivan Cheparinov Wins on Tiebreak

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Hi everyone,

Here is some latest chess news for all those wondering where are the Bulgarians. GM Ivan Cheparinov has just won the Politiken Chess Cup that took place from July 28 to August 5 at the Konventum Lo-Skolen in Helsingør, Denmark, according to a press release. More than 25 Grandmasters and eight International Masters made up the 280 registered chess players for the event. There were 20 prizes and the winner takes home 20.000 DKK (2700 EUR). In addition, 4,700 EUR was allocated for the special elo prizes. The official website also states that they have confirmation of the sponsorship for the event until 2014. The defending champion was GM Igor Kurnosov.

Top-10 Standings

1 GM Malakhov Vladimir RUS 2712
2 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2677
3 GM Dreev Aleksey RUS 2677
4 GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2676
5 GM Salgado Lopez Ivan ESP 2635
6 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2623
7 GM L’ami Erwin NED 2615
8 GM Markus Robert SRB 2599
9 GM Burmakin Vladimir RUS 2590
10 GM Popovic Dusan SRB 2579

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