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Friday, May 16, 2014

GM Rinat Jumabayev is Kazakhstan National Chess Champion 2014

Hello chess blog readers, considering the upcoming Chess Olympiad, here's more national chess news: The 2014 Kazakhstan Chess Championship for men was held from 3rd to 12th May, 2014 in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. The tournament was a 12 player FIDE round robin with an average rating 2417 (seventh category).

GM Rinat Jumabayev was the winner with an impressive score of 9/11 points, a full point ahead of the runners-up. Second place is for GM Anuar Ismagambetov with 8/11 points, while GM Murtas Kazhgaleyev takes the bronze. (FIDE)

Official website

Final standings:
1 GM Rinat Jumabayev 2561 9
2 GM Anuar Ismagambetov 2508 8
3 GM Murtas Kazhgaleyev 2570 7,5
4-6 IM Aslan Aitbayev 2420 6
IM Kirill Kuderinov 2442 6
GM Rustam Khusnutdinov 2495 6
7 IM Evgeny Egorov 2356 5,5
8 Erkin Kozganbay 2362 5
9-10 GM Petr Kostenko 2507 4,5
Ayan Akhmetov 2386 4.5
11 Denis Makhnyov 2187 4
12 Anton Gurkin 2206 0

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