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Artur Jakubiec wins Malopolska Chess Championship 2013

Polish GM Artur Jakubiec finished first at the International Chess Championship of Malopolska which took place from April 28th until May 5th at the Europejski Hotel in Krakow, Poland.

The tournament saw the two favorites facing at the last round to decide who would be the champion. IM Dariusz Mikrut had the chance to beat the rating favorite and get overall victory, but was only able to split the point and Jakubiec finished on top thanks to his better tiebreak score. Both players finished on 6.5/9.

Lukasz Kumor was the only participant able to defeat the eventual champion. He did it on the third round.

The monetary prizes were distributed as follows: 1st – 1.500 PLN; 2nd – 1.000 PLN; 3rd – 750 PLN, etc.

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Final Standings:

1 GM Jakubiec, Artur POL 2531 6.5
2 IM Mikrut, Dariusz POL 2361 6.5
3 Tyukhanov, Alexey RUS 2237 6.0
4 k++ Barski, Radosław POL 2238 6.0
5 k Mucha, Roman POL 2177 6.0
6 Kondopoulos, Dimitrios GRE 2031 6.0
7 FM Tokarski, Łukasz POL 2270 5.5
8 Szuper, Paul USA 2188 5.5
9 k Kumor, Lukasz POL 2120 5.5
10 k Wątorek, Marcin POL 2109 5.0
11 I Góra, Jan POL 1958 5.0
12 I+ Chmiel, Marcin POL 1956 5.0
13 FM Shilov, Sergej UKR 2217 5.0
14 I+ Kyć, Jerzy POL 1880 5.0
15 Foglia, Maurizio ITA 2144 5.0
16 I Molenda, Marcin POL 1823 4.5
17 WIM Jakubiec, Edyta POL 2237 4.5
18 I Gawronski, Lukasz POL 2063 4.5
19 I Żądło, Maciej POL 1814 4.5
20 I++ Buś, Konrad POL 2077 4.0
21 k Bętkowski, Andrzej POL 2088 4.0
22 k Gbyl, Andrzej POL 2225 4.0
23 I++ Zając, Mateusz POL 2060 4.0
24 II+ Knapik, Lucjan POL 1889 3.5
25 II+ Ociepka, Tomasz POL 1812 3.5
26 I Klementys, Jerzy POL 1800 3.5
27 I Knapik, Andrzej POL 1930 3.5
28 I Lis, Mateusz POL 1687 3.0
29 II Kasperek, Krzysztof POL 1810 3.0
30 k Błasiak, Mirosław POL 1879 2.0
31 k Zaboklicki, Zbigniew POL 1835 1.5

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