Friday, August 25, 2006

9th Obert Internacional "Ciutat de Banyoles"

The main event of Banyoles Chess Festival was held on August 16th-25th. After recent failure at the European Senior Championship, Victor Korchnoi made a nice comeback by winning this tournament on better tiebreak.

Final standings:
1-6. GM Victor Korchnoi (SUI 2600), GM Sergei Tiviakov (NED 2668), IM Yuri Lapshun (USA 2452), GM Tiger Hillarp Persson (SWE 2549), IM Eduard Fominichenko (RUS 2385) and IM Jens Kristiansen (DEN 2425) with 7.0/9
7-10. FM Jorge Cuadras Avellana (ESP 2363), IM Joan Fluvia Poyatos (ESP 2467), IM Jordi Fluvia (ESP 2482) and IM Guillaume Sermier (FRA 2368) 6.5 etc

There were 130 participants

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