Reports | February 17, 2013 11:46

Solak is the new Turkish Champion

Dragan Solak won the 2013 Turkish Championship. The tournament, an 11-round Swiss, was held 1-9 February in Antalya, Turkey and the top seed finished first with 9.5/11. Baris Esen edged out Alexander Ipatov on tie-break after both finished second with 9 points. Solak is originally from Serbia but changed federations in 2011 after he married a Turkish chess player.

Dragan Solak (l.) drew with runner-up Baris Esen | Photo courtesy TCF

Turkish Championship 2013 | Final standings (top 30)

Place SNo. Unvan Name Rating Fed Pts BH. BH. SB
1 1 GM SOLAK DRAGAN 2603 TUR 77 71 67,75
2 3 GM ESEN BARIŞ 2565 TUR 9 81 74 68,25
3 2 GM IPATOV ALEXANDER 2569 TUR 9 79 72½ 66,75
4 4 GM CAN EMRE 2460 TUR 82½ 75½ 66,00
5 12 FM YILMAZYERLİ MERT 2320 TUR 77 70½ 63,25
6 10 FM ALİ MARANDİ CEMİL CAN 2369 TUR 76½ 70½ 59,75
7 6 IM ERDOĞDU MERT 2430 TUR 75 68½ 61,25
8 13 IM ATAKİŞİ UMUT 2320 TUR 74 68 57,50
9 21   KINSIZ ONUR 2196 TUR 71½ 67 55,50
10 22   DOĞAN ALİ EKBER 2166 TUR 71½ 65½ 58,75
11 15   ERTAN CAN 2281 TUR 68 62 55,50
12 7 IM ŞANAL VAHAP 2399 TUR 8 80 73½ 58,50
13 5 GM HAZNEDAROĞLU KIVANÇ 2439 TUR 8 76 70 56,25
14 38   GÜVEN BARIŞ 2056 TUR 8 73 67½ 53,00
15 14 FM ANNABERDİYEV BABAGELDİ 2298 TUR 8 72 67½ 52,25
16 20 CM KÖKSAL EGE 2228 TUR 8 72 66 52,00
17 33   BÜYÜKAŞIK DİYAP 2070 TUR 8 71 66 51,50
18 47   BURCU ÇAĞATAY 2007 TUR 8 71 65 53,00
19 41   SOYSAL SERKAN 2025 TUR 8 70½ 65½ 50,75
20 111   TUNCER TUNA 1833 TUR 8 67½ 62½ 47,25
21 39   SEYHANOĞLU DENİZ 2049 TUR 8 65½ 60½ 49,50
22 26   GÜCİN ZAFER 2120 TUR 8 65½ 60 51,50
23 18   METİN MEHMET 2239 TUR 8 64 59 47,50
24 9 IM KANMAZALP OĞULCAN 2389 TUR 74½ 68½ 49,00
25 25   YELKEN MUSTAFA 2130 TUR 74 68½ 50,25
26 32   ŞİMŞEK CEVDET 2073 TUR 71½ 65½ 49,50
27 17   EMİNOV ORKHAN 2251 TUR 70½ 64½ 46,25
28 35   DÖNMEZ YUSUF 2063 TUR 70 65 47,00
29 24   YURTSEVEN MELİH 2133 TUR 69½ 64½ 48,75
30 37   MECİT EMRE 2060 TUR 69½ 64 47,00

 

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