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Evgeny Postny clear first in Fagernes Chess International 2014

GM Romanov, GM Postny, GM Shankland

GM Romanov, GM Postny, GM Shankland

GM Evgeny Postny (Israel) claims the Fagernes Chess International 2014 with 7,5/9 points, leaving the runner-up a half point behind.

Second place is for GM Samuel Shankland (the USA) with 7/9, a full point ahead of the closest contenders.

GM Evgeny Romanov (Russia) shares third place in a 4-way tie with GM Maxim Turov (Russia), IM Alexander Donchenko (Germany) and IM Frode Elsness (Norway) with 6/9 each.

The tournament took place at Quality Hotel & Resort Fagernes in Fagernes, Norway, from 13th to 20th April, 2014.

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Final standings after 9 rounds:

1. GM Evgeny Postny 2630 ISR 7,5
2. GM Samuel L Shankland 2616 USA 7,0
3. GM Evgeny Romanov 2588 RUS 6,0
4. GM Maxim Turov 2570 RUS 6,0
5. IM Alexander Donchenko 2471 GER 6,0
6. IM Frode Elsness 2459 NOR 6,0
7. GM Benjamin Bok 2590 NED 5,5
8. IM Avital Boruchovsky 2492 ISR 5,5
9. GM Grzegorz Gajewski 2631 POL 5,5
10. GM Jon Ludvig Hammer 2652 NOR 5,5
11. GM Aloyzas Kveinys 2543 LTU 5,5
12. GM Leif E Johannessen 2525 NOR 5,5
13. IM Timofey Galinsky 2427 UKR 5,5
14. GM Eduardas Rozentalis 2624 LTU 5,0
16. IM John Paul Wallace 2402 AUS 5,0
17. GM Rune Djurhuus 2455 NOR 5,0
18. CM Peter Flermoen 2186 NOR 5,0
19. IM Rasmus Svane 2487 GER 4,5
20. IM Espen Lie 2438 NOR 4,5
21. IM Nicolai Getz 2399 NOR 4,5
22. IM Jovanka Houska 2408 ENG 4,5
23. WGM Olga Dolzhikova 2187 NOR 4,5
24. IM Torbjørn R. Hansen 2450 NOR 4,5
25. CM Sebastian Mihajlov 2233 NOR 4,0
26. IM Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal 2484 NOR 4,0
27. FM Lars Oskar Hauge 2330 NOR 4,0
28. Johan Salomon 2372 NOR 4,0
29. FM Brede Alex. Kvisvik 2316 4,0
30. Johannes Haug 2077 NOR 3,5
31. Johan-Sebastian Christiansen 2190 NOR 3,5
32. CM Odd Martin Guttulsrud 2206 NOR 08 3,5
33. Ravi Haria 2207 ENG 3,5
34. Frode Lillevold 2182 NOR 3,0
35. Alf Roger Andersen 2261 NOR 3,0
36. Eivind X Djurhuus 2040 NOR 3,0
37. FM Richard Bjerke 2221 NOR 3,0
38. Arne Hagesæther 2145 NOR 3,0
39. Line Jin Jørgensen 1936 NOR 2,5
40. WIM Ellen Hagesæther 2152 NOR 2,5
41. Sondre Merkesvik 1997 NOR 2,5
42. Jo Kristian Løberg 2039 NOR 2,5
43. FM Kristian Stuvik Holm 2344 NOR 2,0

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