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42nd Rilton Cup in Stockholm, Sweden

The Stockholm Chess Federation welcomes all chess players to the 42nd Rilton Cup, which will be held from 27th December 2012 to 5th January 2013.

This year the Rilton tournaments will be a part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1912 Stockholm Summer Olympics, arenastockholm2012.se. Every participant will therefore receive a copy of the medal that the Olympic medal winners won back in 1912.

The tournament will be played in three groups: Rilton Cup, Rilton Elo and Rilton Open (the Open is only for Nordic players with a national rating lower than 1800).

Rilton Cup and Rilton Elo will be rated with FIDE and played over 9 rounds of Swiss system. The first round starts at 3:00 p.m. on 27th December. Round 2–8 start the same time. The last, 9th round starts at noon on 5th January. The 31st December (New Year’s Eve) is free of play.

Rilton Open is played on 28th December 2012 – 4th January 2013 as a 7 rounds FIDE-Swiss.

Last year winner of the Rilton Cup was Russian Grandmaster Aleksandr Shimanov.

The playing venue is at Clarion Hotel Stockholm, Ringvägen 98, Stockholm. Metro station Skanstull, green line.

Clarion Hotel Stockholm

Rilton Cup

Rilton Cup is open for players with an ELO-rating or National rating of at least 2200.
Prizes: 1st 20 000 SEK, 2nd 15 000 SEK, 3rd 12 000 SEK, 4th 10 000 SEK, 5th 8 000 SEK, 6th 6 000 SEK, 7th 5 000 SEK, 8th 4 000 SEK, 9th 3 000 SEK, 10th 3 000 SEK
Rating prizes: 3 000 SEK, 2 000 SEK and 1 000 SEK per rating-group

Rilton Elo

Open for all players with an ELO-rating or national rating less than 2200
Prizes: 1st 7 000 SEK, 2nd 5 000 SEK, 3rd 3 000 SEK, 4th 2 000 SEK, 5th 1 000 SEK, 6th 1 000 SEK
Rating prizes: 3 000 SEK, 2 000 SEK and 1 000 SEK per rating-group

Rilton Open

Open for Nordic players with a national rating less than 1800
Prizes: 1st 5 000 SEK, 2nd 3 000 SEK, 3rd 2 000 SEK, 4th 1 000 SEK, 5th 1 000 SEK
Rating prizes: 3 000 SEK, 2 000 SEK and 1 000 SEK per rating-group

Official website www.rilton.se

Rilton Cup Participants:

1 GM Smirin Ilya ISR 2652
2 GM Socko Bartosz POL 2631
3 GM Shimanov Aleksandr RUS 2630
4 GM Krasenkow Michal POL 2628
5 GM L’ami Erwin NED 2625
6 GM Miezis Normunds LAT 2596
7 GM Cicak Slavko SWE 2579
8 GM Gleizerov Evgeny RUS 2557
9 GM Ivanov Sergey RUS 2550
10 GM Hillarp-Persson Tiger SWE 2546
11 GM Ulibin Mikhail RUS 2533
12 GM Carlsson Pontus SWE 2518
13 GM Cramling Pia SWE 2516
14 GM Volodin Aleksandr EST 2506
15 IM Urkedal Frode NOR 2469
16 GM Abasov Nijat AZE 2468
17 IM Rombaldoni Axel ITA 2464
18 IM Kristiansen Jens DEN 2454
19 IM Blomqvist Erik SWE 2448
20 GM Socko Monika POL 2445
21 IM Nithander Victor SWE 2443
22 GM Åkesson Ralf SWE 2441
23 IM Lindberg Bengt SWE 2432
24 WGM Zaiatz Elena RUS 2427
25 IM Sipilä Vilka FIN 2425
26 GM Bellon Juan ESP 2404
27 WGM L’ami Alina ROU 2390
28 IM Ornstein Axel SWE 2361
29 IM Poley Vladimir BLR 2327
30 FM Westerberg Jonathan SWE 2320
31 Jacobsen Bo DEN 2319
32 Johansson Linus SWE 2312
33 Schneider Stefan SWE 2312
34 Mack Wolfgang GER 2306
35 IM Kolbus Dietmar GER 2302
36 Bahr Von Oskar SWE 2299
37 FM Martynov Pavel RUS 2298
38 Dimitrijevic Radmilo SRB 2293
39 FM Bergström Rolf SWE 2286
40 FM Arvola Benjamin NOR 2285
41 FM Lundin Jan SWE 2281
42 FM Henriksson Johan SWE 2270
43 Tari Aryan NOR 2268
44 Lissäng Christopher SWE 2257
45 Zadruzny Nicolaj SWE 2257
46 Thingstad Even NOR 2245
47 Karlsson Tomas SWE 2239
48 Lindgren Philip SWE 2232
49 Cederstam-Barsk Carl SWE 2229
50 FM Annenkov Kirill RUS 2226
51 Lokander Martin SWE 2226
52 Johansson Gunnar SWE 2223
53 Kenneskog Theodor SWE 2214
54 Eriksson Jörgen SWE 2213
55 Nielsen Egilstoft Rógvi FAI 2208
56 Kivimäki Jaakko FIN 2198
57 Bryntze Stefan SWE 2193
58 Ölund Joar SWE 2193
59 Evertsson Lennart SWE 2187
60 Azizi Haroon SWE 2174
61 Rydström Tom SWE 2174
62 Adler Bo SWE 2169
63 Persson Andreas SWE 2164
64 Ask Josef SWE 2159
65 Fritz Anton SWE 2157
66 Wiander Michael SWE 2151
67 WIM Krasenkova Ilena POL 2136
68 Jakenberg Jussi SWE 2134
69 Zulfic Fedja AUS 2128
70 Jansson Anders Owen SWE 2113
71 Norlin Egor SWE 2112
72 Eriksen Magnus NOR 2109
73 Johannes Aira SWE 2099
74 Kassani Sam SWE 2099
75 Hedström Johan SWE 2092
76 Wenzel Birger GER 2092
77 Mattsson Michael SWE 2081
78 Berggren-Torell Harald SWE 2080
79 WFM Savola Laura FIN 2079
80 Mikalsen Erlend NOR 2074
81 Jonsson Emil SWE 2056
82 Olofsson-Dolk Mattis SWE 2024
83 Johansen Stian NOR 2018
84 Andriyanov Ivan RUS 2010
85 Jakobsen Alf Gøran NOR 1901

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