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Gabriel Sargissian takes the trophy in Rethymno Open

The 4th Rethymno International Chess Tournament 2012 was organized by the Municipality of Rethymno and Rethymno Chess Club on 7-14th July. 153 players competed in the 9-round Swiss event.

Armenian Grandmaster and top seed in the tournament Gabriel Sargissian emerged winner after collecting 7.5 points and leaving the group of players half a point behind. In 2010 Sargissian shared the first place in Rethymno Open.

Indian IM Akshayraj Kore performed splendidly to finish 2nd on tie-break and take a GM norm with the elo performance of 2660! Stany G A, also from India, claimed the IM norm.

Rethymno

Most of the players will continue the Cretan chess tour in the 5th Paleochora International Tournament 2012.

Photos by the Chief Arbiter Sotiris Logothetis

Rethymno is the principal city of Rethymno prefecture (with population 27.868 recorded in 2001). It is situated on the northern side of the Almiros gulf and is the third largest city on Crete, following Heraklion and Chania. Rethymno city represents the administrative, commercial and communicative centre of Rethymno prefecture.

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Final standings:

1. GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2685 – 7.5
2. IM Akshayraj Kore IND 2454 – 7
3. GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy UKR 2672 – 7
4. GM Rychagov Andrey RUS 2517 – 7
5. GM Maiorov Nikita BLR 2574 – 7
6. GM Banikas Hristos GRE 2626 – 6.5
7. GM Salgado Lopez Ivan ESP 2635 – 6.5
8. IM Shyam Sundar M IND 2486 – 6.5
9. GM Pap Misa SRB 2500 – 6.5
10. GM Svetushkin Dmitry MDA 2592 – 6.5
11. GM Neelotpal Das IND 2456 – 6.5
12. GM Kharitonov Alexandr RUS 2538 – 6.5
13. GM David Alberto LUX 2605 – 6.5
14. IM Ashwin Jayaram IND 2476 – 6.5
15. Mamikonyan Tigran ARM 2283 – 6.5
16. GM Borovikov Vladislav UKR 2569 – 6
17. GM Kapnisis Spyridon GRE 2480 – 6
18. GM Volkov Sergey RUS 2594 – 6
19. Stany G A IND 2393 – 6
20. GM Zinchenko Yaroslav UKR 2544 – 6
21. GM Romero Holmes Alfonso ESP 2523 – 6
22. IM Colovic Aleksandar MKD 2435 – 6
23. IM Ansell Simon T ENG 2376 – 6
24. IM Bellia Fabrizio ITA 2428 – 6
25. Markidis Konstantinos GRE 2291 – 6
26. GM Zubarev Alexander UKR 2596 – 6
27. FM Bisby Daniel L ENG 2285 – 6
28. FM Vedder Richard NED 2283 – 6
29. Michelakos Panagiotis GRE 2168 – 6
30. Nasuta Grzegorz POL 2236 – 6
31. IM Sivuk Vitaly UKR 2467 – 5.5
32. GM Postny Evgeny ISR 2653 – 5.5
33. GM Skembris Spyridon GRE 2460 – 5.5
34. GM Kuljasevic Davorin CRO 2564 – 5.5
35. IM Fernandez Daniel Howard SIN 2349 – 5.5
36. IM Filip Lucian ROU 2481 – 5.5
37. Tzouganakis Panteleimon GRE 2096 – 5.5
38. WGM Nadig Kruttika IND 2206 – 5.5
39. Iasman Inna FRA 1970 – 5.5
40. Royset Pal NOR 2190 – 5.5
41. IM Kekki Petri FIN 2365 – 5.5
42. WGM Videnova Iva BUL 2328 – 5.5
43. Segerberg Tomas SWE 1933 – 5.5
44. Minko Vladimir RUS 2254 – 5.5
45. Dijkhuis Tycho NED 2006 – 5.5
46. IM Nitin S IND 2417 – 5.5
47. Theodorou Nikolas GRE 2079 – 5.5
48. FM Valenti Giuseppe ITA 2190 – 5.5
49. Delfino Luigi ITA 2195 – 5.5
50. GM Stefanova Antoaneta BUL 2505 – 5
51. Townsend M Paul ENG 2252 – 5
52. Navalgund Niranjan IND 2130 – 5
53. IM Faibisovich Vadim Z RUS 2372 – 5
54. Papasimakopoulos Alexandros GRE 2045 – 5
55. Smagin Nikita RUS 2063 – 5
56. Liodakis Konstantinos-Spyros GRE 2097 – 5
57. Iordanidou Zoi GRE 2143 – 5
58. Papadopoulos Argirios GRE 1783 – 5
59. Le Huec Marc FRA 2274 – 5
60. Papadopoulos Georgios GRE 2036 – 5
61. Marzano Carlo ITA 2170 – 5
62. Papakonstantinou Dimitrios GRE 2117 – 5
63. Kelires Andreas CYP 1965 – 5
64. Arnelind Mikael SWE 2189 – 5
65. Kharitonov Igor RUS 2098 – 5
66. Amarger Vincent FRA 2093 – 5
67. Arndt Uwe GER 2007 – 5
68. IM Richter Michael GER 2486 – 4.5
69. Darmarakis Mihail GRE 2214 – 4.5
70. IM Haugli Petter NOR 2318 – 4.5
71. Karabalis Harilos GER 2251 – 4.5
72. Chernukhin Alexander RUS 1991 – 4.5
73. Rahul Kumar Pune IND 2159 – 4.5
74. Kalofonos Panayotis GRE 1796 – 4.5
75. Milonakis Georgios GRE 2189 – 4.5
76. Naoum Spyridon GRE 2123 – 4.5
77. WGM Rudolf Anna HUN 2325 – 4.5
78. Agnanti Danai GRE 1713 – 4.5
79. Sokratov Stanislav GER 2192 – 4.5
80. Koutsogiannopoulou Theodora GRE 1873 – 4.5
81. CM Maltsev Leonid UKR 1945 – 4.5
82. Drakopoulos Polihronis GRE 1775 – 4.5
83. Hajenius Willem BEL 1927 – 4.5
84. WFM Yurenok Maria S ENG 2087 – 4.5
85. Serefidou Despina GRE 1856 – 4.5
86. Thomassin Alexandre GRE 1738 – 4.5
87. CM Solberg Joachim NOR 2250 – 4
88. Serntedakis Athanasios GRE 1953 – 4
89. Papathanasiou Elisavet GRE 1922 – 4
90. Stray Gunnar NOR 2035 – 4
91. Markaki Sofia GRE 1625 – 4
92. Fernandez Michael SIN 1820 – 4
93. Sirletti Sonia ITA 1948 – 4
94. Dritsoula Evaggelia GRE 1810 – 4
95. Go Eduardo PHI 1806 – 4
96. Drakaki Anna-Maria GRE 1834 – 4
97. Dijkhuis Sven NED 1724 – 4
98. Motornov Vladimir RUS 1899 – 4
99. Leyrer Thomas GER 1719 – 4
100. Koumis Filippos GRE 1744 – 4
101. Kyriazis Alexandros GRE 1674 – 4
102. Manini Paolo ITA 1764 – 4
103. Karkalis Aggelos GRE 1520 – 4
104. Mathioulaki Ioanna GRE 1378 – 4
105. Georgakopoulos Nikolaos K GRE 1431 – 4
106. Archoleon Konstantinos GRE 1273 – 4
107. Anagnostakis Charalampos GRE 1507 – 4
108. Dijkhuis Oele NED 0 – 4
109. Alygizakis Apostolos GRE 1403 – 4
110. Dallis Ioannis GRE 1450 – 4
111. Patrinos Ilias GRE 1666 – 4
112. Apostolakis Antonios GRE 0 – 4
113. Fidrilakis Stavros GRE 1477 – 3.5
114. Gaganis Eleftherios GRE 1576 – 3.5
115. Dalli Eleni GRE 1470 – 3.5
116. Leyrer Edgar GER 0 – 3.5
117. Rousakis Ioannis GRE 2039 – 3.5
118. Papadakis Ioannis GRE 0 – 3.5
119. Marinakis Hristos GRE 0 – 3.5
120. Kiriakakis Ioannis GRE 0 – 3.5
121. Mylonas Eleftherios GRE 0 – 3.5
122. Spontidakis Konstantinos GRE 0 – 3.5
123. Bellos Ioannis GRE 1969 – 3
124. Vlastos Alexandros GRE 1803 – 3
125. Tzavelas Dimitrios GRE 0 – 3
126. Kalogerakis Mihail GRE 0 – 3
127. Kalikakis Nikolaos GRE 0 – 3
128. Koundourakis Dimitrios GRE 0 – 3
129. Polioudaki Anna-Maria GRE 0 – 3
130. Kontaki Maria GRE 0 – 3
131. Fintrilakis Kiriakos GRE 0 – 3
132. Hatziparashos Georgios GRE 0 – 3
133. Mylonas Anastasios GRE 0 – 3
134. Liodakis Filippos-Markos GRE 0 – 3
135. Koukouraki Hrisi GRE 0 – 3
136. Pelantakis Mihail GRE 0 – 3
137. Hatziparashos Markos GRE 0 – 3
138. Nikomanis Andreas GRE 2031 – 2.5
139. Micanovic Dragutin SRB 1871 – 2.5
140. Tzagarakis Nikos GRE 0 – 2.5
141. Akoumianakis Ioannis GRE 0 – 2.5
142. Spontidakis Nikolaos GRE 0 – 2.5
143. Skembri Ioanna GRE 0 – 2
144. Karampalios Vasilios GRE 0 – 2
145. Kotronis Nikos GRE 0 – 2
146. Giannouli Aliki GRE 0 – 2
147. Giannoulis Hristos GRE 0 – 2
148. Pelantakis Fotios GRE 0 – 2
149. Manioudakis Giorgos GRE 0 – 2
150. Kavounis Giorgos GRE 0 – 2
151. Mountakis Hristos GRE 0 – 2
152. Markantonis Stelios GRE 0 – 2
153. Papadakis Nikos GRE 0 – 1

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