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Gibraltar Chess 2012 participants

The 2012 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festivalis set to take place from 23rd January to 2nd February 2012 at the Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar. The main event of the Festival will be the 10-round Masters tournament from 24th January. Already 25 strong Grandmasters are signed to participate (list bellow).

In addition, there will be the 1st Amateurs and Challengers events from 23rd to 27th January, the 2nd Amateurs and Challengers from 28th January to 1st February, two evening blitz events and Master classes with elite players.

Prize money has been increased to an amazing £155,000. There is to be a further prize of £5,000 to celebrate the HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee – it will be awarded to the top scoring player from a Commonwealth country.

 

Gibraltar 2012 participants

1 Svidler, Peter g RUS 2749
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2747
3 Adams, Michael g ENG 2724
4 Almasi, Zoltan g HUN 2717
5 Le, Quang Liem g VIE 2714
6 Polgar, Judit g HUN 2710
7 Shirov, Alexei g LAT 2710
8 Laznicka, Viktor g CZE 2704
9 Sutovsky, Emil g ISR 2703
10 Movsesian, Sergei g ARM 2700
11 Sasikiran, Krishnan g IND 2700
12 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2699
13 Sargissian, Gabriel g ARM 2683
14 Bologan, Victor g MDA 2680
15 Short, Nigel g ENG 2677
16 Fridman, Daniel g GER 2660
17 Iturrizaga, Eduardo g VEN 2656
18 Gupta, Abhijeet g IND 2652
19 Parligras, Mircea-Emilian g ROU 2650
20 Lupulescu, Constantin g ROU 2648
21 Gustafsson, Jan g GER 2643
22 Negi, Parimarjan g IND 2641
23 Erdos, Viktor g HUN 2634
24 Akobian, Varuzhan g USA 2617
25 Yifan, Hou g CHN 2605
26 Fier, Alexandr g BRA 2603
27 Howell, David W L g ENG 2603
28 David, Alberto g LUX 2598
29 Koneru, Humpy g IND 2589
30 Brunello, Sabino g ITA 2581
31 Kulaots, Kaido g EST 2581
32 Muzychuk, Anna m SLO 2580
33 Felgaer, Ruben g ARG 2573
34 Jussupow, Artur g GER 2569
35 Geetha Narayanan Gopal g IND 2566
36 Nabaty, Tamir g ISR 2563
37 Korchnoi, Viktor g SUI 2558
38 Berg, Emanuel g SWE 2550
39 Rapport, Richard g HUN 2543
40 Kosintseva, Nadezhda g RUS 2537
41 Dzagnidze, Nana g GEO 2535
42 Del Rio, Salvador G. g ESP 2531
43 Ikonnikov, Vyacheslav g RUS 2531
44 Pavlovic, Milos g SRB 2531
45 AL-Sayed, Mohammed g QAT 2524
46 Stefanova, Antoaneta g BUL 2523
47 Huschenbeth, Niclas m GER 2518
48 Kanep, Meelis g EST 2509
49 Zatonskih, Anna m USA 2506
50 Gallagher, Joseph G. g SUI 2505
51 Salem, A.R. Saleh g UAE 2505
52 Cabrera, Alexis g ESP 2504
53 Baron, Tal g ISR 2498
54 El Debs, Felipe de Cresce g BRA 2497
55 Dvirnyy, Daniyyl m ITA 2492
56 Cramling, Pia g SWE 2491
57 Muzychuk, Mariya m UKR 2483
58 Arnold, Marc T m USA 2482
59 Zhu, Chen g QAT 2472
60 Krush, Irina m USA 2467
61 Hunt, Adam C m ENG 2462
62 Womacka, Mathias g GER 2455
63 Javakhishvili, Lela m GEO 2454
64 Molner, Mackenzie m USA 2449
65 Vaibhav, Suri m IND 2448
66 Khurtsidze, Nino m GEO 2444
67 Cernousek, Lukas m CZE 2438
68 Raznikov, Danny m ISR 2436
69 Lyrberg, Patrik m SWE 2435
70 Aloma Vidal, Robert m ESP 2431
71 Zhukova, Natalia g UKR 2426
72 Bellon Lopez, Juan Manuel g ESP 2422
73 Hanley, Craig A m ENG 2421
74 Molina, Roberto Junio Brito m BRA 2415
75 Astaneh Lopez, Alex m IRL 2414
76 Houska, Jovanka m ENG 2414
77 Lund, Silas m DEN 2414
78 Quillan, Gary m ENG 2409
79 Getz, Nicolai m NOR 2408
80 Karim, Ismael m MAR 2405
81 Nezad, Husein Aziz m QAT 2402
82 Alvarez Marquez, Johann m VEN 2398
83 Melia, Salome m GEO 2398
84 Bosboom, Manuel m NED 2394
85 Kuipers, Stefan f NED 2391
86 Adnani, Mokhlis f MAR 2386
87 Ansell, Simon T m ENG 2373
88 Graf, Felix GER 2367
89 Wantiez, Fabrice f BEL 2366
90 Fenollar Jorda, Manuel f ESP 2360
91 Vojinovic, Jovana wg MNE 2359
92 Coleman, Teddy f USA 2356
93 Peek, Marcel m NED 2354
94 Schiendorfer, Emanuel f SUI 2354
95 Dukaczewski, Piotr m POL 2344
96 Gislason, Gudmundur ISL 2332
97 Henriksson, Johan f SWE 2308
98 Aranha Filho, Alvaro Z. f BRA 2307
99 Piasetski, Leon m CAN 2305
100 Montero Melendez, Rafael ESP 2303
101 Oberhofer, Andre GER 2299
102 Georgiadis, Nico f SUI 2291
103 Ali, Sebbar MAR 2290
104 Phadke Sohan IND 2290
105 Ortega Ruiz, Jose Miguel f ESP 2288
106 Rodriguez Lopez, Rafael m ESP 2287
107 Ben Artzi, Ido ISR 2284
108 Borosova, Zuzana wg SVK 2284
109 Tabatt, Hendrik GER 2281
110 Soumya, Swaminathan wg IND 2280
111 Rjabzev, Konstantin m RUS 2274
112 Adrian, Claude m FRA 2271
113 Bisby, Daniel L f ENG 2264
114 Arvola, Benjamin NOR 2261
115 Sanchez, Louis f FRA 2261
116 Nuri, Kambez f SUI 2256
117 Chapman, Terry P D ENG 2253
118 Kulkarni, Rakesh IND 2252
119 Loew, Gerald f GER 2251
120 Byron, Alan M ENG 2241
121 Vaarala, Eric SWE 2238
122 Al-Tamimi, Hamad QAT 2237
123 Stone, Andrew ENG 2237
124 Rowe, Duane c JAM 2236
125 Dunn, Andrew c ENG 2233
126 Benmesbah, Natacha wm FRA 2228
127 Lind, Jan-Olof SWE 2219
128 Thingstad, Even NOR 2219
129 Tavares, Shawn P TRI 2218
130 Spence, David J ENG 2213
131 Duhayon, Yves BEL 2210
132 Urbina Perez, Juan Antonio c ESP 2210
133 Valgmae, Toomas EST 2208
134 Dolgova, Olga wm RUS 2206
135 Zygouris, Hristos GRE 2205
136 Groffen, Hans NED 2204
137 Duport, Nicolas SUI 2200
138 Kyas, Juergen GER 2195
139 Tscharotschkin, Michael GER 2195
140 De Graaf, Dick NED 2183
141 Weeramantry, Sunil f SRI 2183
142 Scheckenbach, Franz GER 2182
143 Seps, Monika wm SUI 2182
144 Peredy, Ferenc m HUN 2180
145 Vanparys, Philip BEL 2174
146 Gershenov, Ben USA 2173
147 Amos, Frank GER 2171
148 Adler, Bo SWE 2167
149 Walton, Alan J c ENG 2161
150 Vinas Guerrero, Carlos A. ESP 2160
151 Lipecki, Alexander SUI 2159
152 Schmidt, Ralf GER 2156
153 Daurelle, Herve FRA 2148
154 Allor, Chukwuka NGR 2145
155 Seyfried, Claus GER 2141
156 Mastalerz, Xavier BEL 2135
157 Ranaivoharisoa, Alain MAD 2135
158 Kakulia, Shalva GEO 2133
159 Boesch, Dirk GER 2131
160 Kandic, Milan SRB 2131
161 Hallerod, Ralph SWE 2124
162 Osuna Vega, Enrique c ESP 2122
163 Navarrete Espi, Samuel ESP 2120
164 Choukri, Adel MAR 2115
165 Sos Andreu, Eric ESP 2113
166 Schiller, Eric f USA 2109
167 Yurenok, Maria S wf ENG 2106
168 Mihajlov, Svetoslav NOR 2101
169 Magar, Johannes GER 2088
170 Skutta, Bernd, Dr. GER 2078
171 Freuler, Roman SUI 2077
172 Herman, Jean BEL 2077
173 Jameson, David WLS 2077
174 De Seroux, Camille SUI 2076
175 Eriksen, Magnus NOR 2076
176 Attwood, James AUS 2072
177 Memarian, Milad IRI 2057
178 Compton, Alistair NZL 2051
179 Peltomaki, Jarmo FIN 2051
180 Thornton, John D WLS 2050
181 Thorell, Viktor SWE 2046
182 Valhondo Morales, Ruben ESP 2046
183 Nilsson, Lars Kjoller DEN 2036
184 Suez-Panama, Gilles FRA 2034
185 Marder, Simon SWE 2032
186 Carlsten, Peter SWE 2030
187 Campos Calvo-Sotelo, Juan ESP 2028
188 Lam, Daniel King-wai HKG 2022
189 Mortensen, Henrik DEN 2012
190 Hamer, Martyn ENG 2010
191 Pasanen, Tuomo FIN 2008
192 Pietinen, Pekka FIN 2008
193 Kleinert, Juergen GER 2004
194 Becker, Carsten GER 2001
195 Spanton, Tim ENG 1984
196 Mihajlov, Sebastian NOR 1974
197 Flynn, David ENG 1973
198 Nwachukwu, Chino NGR 1971
199 Fransson, Angelina SWE 1967
200 Kromhout, Alexander RSA 1967
201 Marano, Salvatore SWE 1967
202 Becking, Franz Josef GER 1956
203 Lochte, Szilvia HUN 1956
204 Iasman, Inna FRA 1951
205 Johnsen, Kjell Magne NOR 1950
206 Zachariassen, John DEN 1949
207 Reppen, Ellisiv NOR 1948
208 Frey, Matthias SUI 1941
209 Patola, Eero FIN 1939
210 Dimitrijevic, Dragan ITA 1937
211 Helin, Mikael SWE 1935
212 Kuehnast, Volker GER 1933
213 Auvinen, Esa FIN 1926
214 Bihi, Mehdi FRA 1919
215 Leimester, Winfried GER 1918
216 Lundback, Karl SWE 1907
217 Puroila, Sippo FIN 1906
218 Boesch, Heinz GER 1904
219 Van Diermen, Arie NED 1904
220 Henrichsen, Jens DEN 1901
221 Knudsen, Jes West DEN 1892
222 Marley, Andrew S G ENG 1889
223 Andersen, Daniel f DEN 1884
224 Zaky, Tamir FRA 1882
225 Bernula, Istvan HUN 1880
226 Perez Reisler, Jose PUR 1879
227 Mozelius, Peter SWE 1869
228 Jernselius, Kjell SWE 1858
229 Gallach Perez, Yago ESP 1843
230 Randlov, Carsten DEN 1831
231 Riiser, Samuel NOR 1827
232 Vasse, Albert NED 1826
233 Conflitti, Alessandro ITA 1792
234 Forsa, Elise NOR 1770
235 Rough, Robert E SCO 1762
236 Kuenitz, Klaus GER 1686
237 Whatley, Stephen A J GIB 1648
238 Candano Gonzalez, Alvaro ESP 1647
239 Savage, Neil RSA 1645
240 Kazmierczak, Ewa POL 1477
241 Pollo Mancilla, Ricardo ESP 1450
242 Becham, Khalid MAR
243 Collins, Andrew ENG
244 Midonet, Matthieu FRA
245 Tranter, Stephen ENG
246 Tveten, Per NOR

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