Reports | June 27, 2013 16:47

Clear first for Mekhitarian in Varna

Krikor Mekhitarian finished clear first at the 7th Varna Open. The Brazilian grandmaster scored 7.5/9 (a 2627 performance), which was a full point more than a group of nine players. The tournament took place June 19th-27th in Varna, the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. The 15th Chess Olympiad was held in Varna in 1962. Here's the website.

Varna 2013 | Final standings (top 30)

Rk. Title Name FED RtgI Pts. TB1 TB2 TB3
1 GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag BRA 2544 7,5 49 54 6
2 GM Shyam Sundar M. IND 2502 6,5 49 54 5
3 GM Rusev Krasimir BUL 2556 6,5 47,5 52,5 4
4 IM Dimitrov Radoslav BUL 2429 6,5 47,5 51,5 5
5 IM Arnaudov G. Petar BUL 2490 6,5 46,5 50,5 4
6 GM Janev Evgeni BUL 2444 6,5 46,5 49,5 6
7 IM Swapnil S. Dhopade IND 2469 6,5 45,5 50 4
8 GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2557 6,5 44,5 49 6
9 IM Molina Roberto Junio Brito BRA 2423 6,5 44,5 48 4
10 IM Ashwin Jayaram IND 2472 6,5 43,5 47,5 6
11 GM Spasov Vasil BUL 2565 6 49 53,5 3
12 GM Nikolov Momchil BUL 2538 6 45,5 49,5 5
13 IM Filip Lucian ROU 2458 6 43,5 47,5 4
14 FM Lilov Valeri BUL 2434 6 43,5 47 5
15 IM Vedmediuc Serghei MDA 2460 6 43 47 4
16 GM Drenchev Petar BUL 2485 5,5 48 52 4
17   Sagar Shah IND 2359 5,5 46,5 49,5 4
18 GM Chatalbashev Boris BUL 2560 5,5 44 48,5 5
19 GM Popchev Milko BUL 2433 5,5 43,5 46 5
20 FM Vachev Vladimir BUL 2155 5,5 42,5 46,5 4
21 IM Kukov Velislav BUL 2396 5,5 42 45 4
22 IM Belov Igor RUS 2418 5,5 41,5 45 5
23   Ivelinov Hristo BUL 2180 5,5 40,5 43 5
24   Bizovi Mihai MDA 2137 5,5 40 42,5 5
25 GM Spiridonov Nikola BUL 2248 5,5 39 42 5
26   Gurvich Vitaly RUS 1935 5,5 38 40,5 5
27 FM Abdalla Luiz Guilherme Aurell BRA 2288 5 46,5 49 4
28   Banov Boil BUL 2165 5 45 46,5 4
29 IM Gagarin Vasilij RUS 2329 5 43 45,5 4
30 IM Panbukchian Valentin BUL 2331 5 42 45,5 4

Full final standings here

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Comments

Carlos Cleto's picture

GMs from Brazil : Mecking, Matsuura, Vescovi, Mekhiterian, El Debs and Fier !

Well, all of these was born in Brazil.

Mike's picture

Ando also GM Andre Diamant...

Alexander's picture

Also....
Darcy Lima
Jaime Sunie Neto
Gilberto Milos Jr.

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