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Corina Peptan and Constantin Lupulescu are 2015 Romanian Chess Champions

The 2015 Romanian Chess Championships for men and women were held from 18-26th April in Calimanesti.

The men’s tournament had 32 participants, while the women’s section had 24 players. Both events were completed over nine rounds of Swiss system.

Grandmaster Constantin Lupulescu emerged clear winner of the men’s championship with 6,5/9 points. This is his fifth national title, having previously won the championships in 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2013.

The women’s championship saw a tight race between IM Corina-Isabela Peptan and WGM Elena-Luminita Cosma, both finishing with 7,5/9 points. Peptan was declared champion on better tie-break. This is her 10th trophy, an amazing achievement! She was also the champion in 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2014.

Corina Peptan

Corina Peptan

Final standings (men):

1 GM Lupulescu Constantin 2635 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 6.5
2 GM Berescu Alin-Mile 2448 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 6
3 GM Parligras Mircea-Emilian 2582 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 6
4 GM Nevednichy Vladislav 2576 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 6
5 IM Deac Bogdan-Daniel 2427 Cs Universitar Ploiesti – 6
6 FM Posedaru Bogdan 2346 Cs Petrom Flacara Moreni – 5.5
7 IM Anton Teodor 2421 Cs Studentesc Medicina Timisoa – 5.5
8 GM Marin Mihail 2591 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 5.5
9 IM Miron Lucian-Costin 2486 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 5.5
10 IM Burnoiu Nicolae-Costel 2400 Cs Universitatea Targoviste – 5.5
11 IM Georgescu Tiberiu-Marian 2477 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 5
12 CM Pop Alexandru 2158 Cs Otopeni – 5
13 IM Doncea Vladimir 2421 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 5
14 CM Martian Dragos-Daniel 2241 Cs Sah Club Galati – 4.5
15 FM Costachi Mihnea 2367 Cs Universitatea Din Alba Iuli – 4.5
16 FM Dobre Claudiu-Cristian 2360 Cs Petrom Flacara Moreni – 4.5
17 IM Petrisor Adrian-Marian 2384 Cs Sah Club Galati – 4.5
18 NM Ciobanu Viorel-Adrian 2204 Clubul De Sah Diana Galati – 4.5
19 CM Nastase Robert-Paul 2210 Cs Otopeni – 4
20 CM Gavrilescu David 2284 Cs Studentesc Medicina Timisoa – 4
21 FM Stanciu Alexandru-Ovidiu 2343 Cs Studentesc Medicina Timisoa – 4
22 CM Secheres Adrian-Simion 2247 Css Nr. 1 Timisoara – 4
23 CM Banzea Alexandru-Bogdan 2151 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 4
24 CM Scripcaru George-Daniel 2284 Cs Politehnica Iasi – 4
25 FM Gilea Lucian 2244 Cs Universitatea Targoviste – 3.5
26 IM Florescu Codrut-Constantin 2249 Cs Apollo Satu Mare – 3.5
27 CM Toma Radu-Cristian 2345 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 3.5
28 CM Ileana George 2179 Cs Universitatea Din Alba Iuli – 3
29 CM Acsinte Matei-Ionut 2118 Csm Focsani 2007 – 3
30 CM Stoleriu George 2172 Cs Politehnica Iasi – 3
31 FM Vrencian Lehel 2158 Cs Al Cn Aprily Lajos Brasov – 2.5
32 NM Chifor Ovidiu-Emanuel 2261 Cs Politehnica Iasi – 2.5

Final standings (women):

1 IM Peptan Corina-Isabela 2430 Csm Bucuresti – 7.5
2 WGM Cosma Elena-Luminita 2323 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 7.5
3 WGM Ionescu Irina 2143 Csm Bucuresti – 6.5
4 WGM Sandu Mihaela 2303 Cs Studentesc Medicina Timisoa – 5.5
5 IM Foisor Cristina-Adela 2384 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 5.5
6 CM Stanciu Andreea-Briana 1859 Cs Otopeni – 5.5
7 WIM Dragomirescu Angela 2209 Cs Studentesc Medicina Timisoa – 5
8 WIM Sgircea Silvia-Raluca 2275 Csm Bucuresti – 5
9 WNM Erhan Raluca-Gabriela 2014 Cs Universitar Ploiesti – 5
10 WCM Gelip Ioana 2118 Cs Politehnica Iasi – 4.5
11 WFM Cosman Andreea-Marioara 2080 Cs Aem Luxten Timisoara – 4.5
12 WCM Stanciu Ioana-Georgiana 1829 Csm Craiova – 4.5
13 WCM Ilie Maria-Ruxandra 2020 Acs De Sah Apa Nova Bucuresti – 4.5
14 WCM Dobre Ana-Margareta-Alexandra 2005 Clubul Central De Sah Bucurest – 4.5
15 WCM Lolici Iselin-Amanda 1934 Csm Lugoj – 4
16 CM Nastase Andreea-Cristina 1842 Clubul Central De Sah Bucurest – 4
17 WNM Rendi Eva 2036 Cs Sinandrei Timis – 4
18 WCM Pancu Aureliana-Eugenia 1970 Acs Duellist Iasi – 4
19 CM Cimpean Andra 1946 Cs Apollo Satu Mare – 4
20 I Moldovan Petruta-Alisia 1705 Csm Bucuresti – 3.5
21 WCM Ciungan Diana-Alexandra 1829 Css Nr. 1 Timisoara – 3
22 I Bogdan Elizaveta 1770 Csm Bucuresti – 2.5
23 WNM Florea Dorina 1813 Cs Universitatea Arad – 2
24 I Porcoleanu Doina-Olga 1604 Cs Conpet Ploiesti – 1.5

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