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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Poikovsky Chess Tournament from Sept 27; Ponomariov Top Seed

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Hi everyone,
The latest chess tournament news via Fide is that the the 13th Karpov Poikovsky chess tournament will take place from September 27-October 8 in Poykovskiy, in the Autonomous Okrug Ugra region of Russia. Ten Grandmasters will compete in the round robin event. Defending champions Etienne Bacrot and Sergey Karjakin will not participate this time.

Ponomariov Ruslan UKR 2729
Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2724
Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713
Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2713
Bologan Viktor MDA 2712
Short Nigel ENG 2698
Rublevsky Sergei RUS 2693
Wang Yue CHN 2691
Onischuk Alexander USA 2672
Motylev Alexander RUS 2658

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