Reports | May 08, 2013 16:43

Kurnosov wins Nakhchivan Open

Igor Kurnosov won the strong Nakhchivan Open which took place from 21st April to 1st May in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. The Chelyabinsk grandmaster scored 6.5 points out of 9 and edged out Alexander Shimanova Alexander (Russia) and Gadir Guseinov (Azerbaijan) on tiebreak. Shimanov came second. Half a point behind the three was a group of five players: Eltaj Safarli, Denis Khismatullin, Alexander Khalifman, Abhijeet Gupta and Viorel Iordachescu.

Final standings (top 30)

Rk. Title Name FED Rtg Pts. TB1 TB2 rtg+/-
1 GM Kurnosov Igor RUS 2649 6,5 2587 4 12,5
2 GM Shimanov Aleksandr RUS 2639 6,5 2552 4 9,9
3 GM Guseinov Gadir AZE 2623 6,5 2521 4 10,9
4 GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2644 6 2564 3 5,5
5 GM Khismatullin Denis RUS 2640 6 2554 4 4,9
6 GM Khalifman Alexander RUS 2614 6 2553 3 9
7 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2591 6 2500 5 4,9
8 GM Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2599 6 2466 3 1
9 GM Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2604 5,5 2585 3 8,3
10 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2656 5,5 2558 3 -1,7
11 GM Kotsur Pavel KAZ 2552 5,5 2521 3 7,4
12 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2650 5,5 2508 4 -5,4
13 GM Pantsulaia Levan GEO 2556 5,5 2493 4 3,8
14 GM Papaioannou Ioannis GRE 2627 5,5 2467 2 -8
15 GM Macieja Bartlomiej POL 2608 5,5 2413 3 6,4
16 GM Mamedov Rauf AZE 2662 5,5 2410 4 -15,9
17 GM Yilmaz Mustafa TUR 2531 5,5 2394 5 -5,1
18 GM Abasov Nijat AZE 2479 5 2541 3 12,9
19 GM Potkin Vladimir RUS 2665 5 2527 2 -11,4
20 GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2640 5 2515 3 -8,4
21 GM Miezis Normunds LAT 2556 5 2513 3 0,7
22 GM Landa Konstantin RUS 2642 5 2449 3 -16,4
23 IM Mammadov Zaur AZE 2446 5 2428 4 3,2
24 GM Korneev Oleg ESP 2609 5 2413 2 -16,3
25 GM Mirzoev Azer AZE 2557 5 2405 2 -11,8
26 GM Rasulov Vugar AZE 2497 5 2323 3 -14,3
27 IM Babayev Talib AZE 2405 5 2316 5 -5,4
28 FM Agaragimov Djakhangir AZE 2348 4,5 2512 2 27,6
29   Aghasiyev Kamal AZE 2244 4,5 2488 3 39
30   Aghayev Nijat AZE 2368 4,5 2472 3 17,1

Full final standings here

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