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GM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian Claims Schoenenwerd Weekend

The 2nd Schoenenwerd Weekend CHessOpen was held from 10th to 12th February at the Hotel Storchen, Oltnerstrasse 16, CH-5012 Schönenwerd, Switzerland.

The tournament was played over 5 rounds of Swiss pairings with the time control of 100 min + 30 sec increment for the whole game.

GM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian from Brazil took a clear first place and CHF 1200 prize by collecting 4.5 points. He won in the first four games and then drew GM Vladimir Sergeev in the final round.

Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian

GM Krikor Sevag Mekhitarian

Sergeev takes the 2nd prize thanks to the good tie-break score. He managed to defeat the top seed GM Evgeny Romanov in mid-tournament.

The prizes are distributed as follows: CHF 1200,00; 1000,00; 800,00; 600,00; 500,00; 400,00; 300,00; 250,00; 200,00; 150,00; <2000 ELO: CHF 200,00

The 1st Schoenenwerd Open was held in October 2011.

Final standings:

1 GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag BRA 2487 – 4.5
2 GM Sergeev Vladimir UKR 2510 – 4
3 IM Molina Roberto Junio Brito BRA 2415 – 4
4 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2628 – 3.5
5 FM Abdalla Luiz Guilherme Aurelli BRA 2281 – 3.5
6 IM Barbosa Evandro Amorim BRA 2416 – 3.5
7 Meyer Peter Dr SUI 2049 – 3
8 IM Nadj Hedjesi Balind SRB 2386 – 3
9 Borin Fabio ITA 2110 – 3
10 WFM Novkovic Julia AUT 2085 – 3
11 Boschetti Claudio SUI 2142 – 3
12 Sutter Dominik SUI 2123 – 2.5
13 Scheidegger Urs SUI 1950 – 2.5
14 Onda Walter SUI 1941 – 2.5
15 Catone Giovanni SUI 1772 – 2.5
16 Haag Rolf SUI 1767 – 2.5
17 Huber Ruth SUI 1666 – 2
18 Zahner Rolf SUI 1658 – 2
19 Quagliozzi Francesco FRA 1551 – 2
20 Kurschat Serge FRA 1840 – 2
21 Voegeli Max SUI 1911 – 1.5
22 Grigioni Giulio SUI 1846 – 1.5
23 Burri Roland SUI 1668 – 1.5
24 Fischer Paul SUI 1774 – 1
25 Tellenbach Erwin SUI 1809 – 1

Hotel Storchen

Hotel Storchen

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