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Monday, March 4, 2013

Cappelle-la-Grande Chess: GM Sanan Sjugirov Wins on Tiebreak

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Hello everyone,

Grandmaster Sanan Sjugirov has won the Cappelle La Grande International Open after edging seven players that obtained the same 7/9 score in the tie-breaks criteria.

The important games of the last round finished rather quickly. All the leaders from the eigth round signed draws in 21 moves or less. Three players took this opportunity to reach them in the standings with 7 points.

The players on the shared first place are: SJUGIROV Sanan 2646 RUS, NEGI Parimarjan 2638 IND, RODSHTEIN Maxim 2616 ISR, FEDORCHUK Sergey 2643 UKR, HANSEN Eric 2557 CAN, JIANU Vlad-Cristian 2500 ROU, FEDOROV Alexei 2576 BLR and VOVK Yuri 2594 UKR.

The next edition, that will mark the 30th anniversary of the tournament, will take place on 1st – 8th March 2014.

GM norms:
Maxime Lagarde – France
Aleksandar Indjic – Serbia
Karen Grigoryan – Armenia

IM norms:
Lukasz Jarmula – Poland
Radoslaw Gajek – Poland
Tristan Calistri – France
Evgeniya Doluhanova – Armenia
Yannick Kambrath – France
Tangi Migot – France
Stef Soors – Belgium

WIM Norms:
Ewa Harazinska – Poland
Yuliya Shvayger – Israel

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