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GM Vaibhav Suri convincing in the 6th qualifier of FIDE World Online Junior Blitz

1st FIDE World Online Junior Blitz Championship 2015Vaibhav Suri from India, a Grandmaster since the age of 15, convincingly won the 6th Qualifier tournament of the FIDE World Online Blitz Championship 2015 that was held on 2nd July on the official FIDE Online platform.

The playing format was 11-round Swiss with the time control 3′+2”. In the field of 32 players Vaibhav concluded the tournament with 10,5/11 points.

IM Deac Bogdan-Daniel from Romania is second with 9,5 points, while Italian IM Nicola Altini finished third with 9,0 points.

Also qualified for the Championship semifinal are Yousuf Azeem Makhdoomi Yousuf (Pakistan), Ioanis Lentzos (Greece), Vincenzo Angelo Lombardi, Graziano Matteo Zinnai (both Italy) and Flor de María Zárate Oyague (Peru). Full standings below.

The 1st FIDE World Online Junior Blitz Championship 2015 is currently ongoing on the official FIDE Online platform.

The first stage of the Championship will be completed over eight (8) qualifier tournaments, followed by a semifinal with 64 players, and a final tournament with 16 players.

The winner of the final tournament will be awarded with the prestigious title of FIDE World Online Junior Blitz Champion.

A rich prize fund of 4250 USD will be awarded in the final tournament.

The remaining two qualifier tournaments will be held on (GMT/UTC time):
July 23rd, 2015 | 7:00
August 20th, 2015 | 13:00

FULL Regulations

Contact information

FIDE online arena
Email: arena@fide.com

Chief Arbiter IA/A Sotiris Logothetis
Email: FOAChiefArbiter@gmail.com

Final standings:

1 GM Vaibhav Suri 2504 India – 10.5
2 IM Deac Bogdan-Daniel 2341 Romania – 9.5
3 IM Nicola Altini 2343 Italy – 9.0
4 Yousuf Azeem Makhdoomi Yousuf 1841 Pakistan – 7.0
5 Ioanis Lentzos 2046 Greece – 7.0
6 Vincenzo Angelo Lombardi 2050 Italy – 6.5
7 Graziano Matteo Zinnai 1938 Italy – 6.5
8 Flor de María Zárate Oyague 1952 Peru – 6.0
9 Pascal Berkle 1808 Germany – 6.0
10 Aleksey Zelenov 1825 Russia – 6.0
11 Konstantinos Samaridis 1777 Greece – 6.0
12 Sriram Udhayakumar 1765 India – 6.0
13 Octavian-Nicu Panturu 1605 Romania – 6.0
14 Sergey Maranin 1435 Russia – 6.0
15 Barnabas Kovacsy 1822 Hungary – 5.5
16 María Eizaguerri Floris 1858 Spain – 5.5
17 Dimo Terziev 1652 Bulgaria – 5.5
18 Purushoth G Gobikrishnan 1879 India – 5.0
19 Ramtin Tajbakhsh 1874 Iran – 5.0
20 AIM Debarghya Samanta 1964 India – 5.0
21 WFM Dilhara Ishini Wickramasinghe 1598 Sri Lanka – 5.0
22 Mariam Essa 1402 UAE – 5.0
23 Teerachoti Prasitsoonthorn 1629 Thailand – 5.0
24 Zainab Saumy 1701 Sri Lanka – 5.0
25 Mikhail Zuev 1326 Italy – 4.5
26 Maksim Kravtsov 1458 Russia – 2.5
27 Tushar Anand 1933 India – 1.0
28 Vincent Qiang 1200 Australia – 1.0
29 Mohammed Fawwaaz 1250 India – 0.5
30 GAYATRI WARTY 1450 India – 0.0
31 WFM Laura Lucia Dominguez 2095 Colombia – 0.0
32 Zane Rianom 1103 USA – 0.0

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