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International Chess Tournament Open Skopje – Round 6

The International Chess Tournament “Open Skopje 2011″ is being played in hotel “Continental” from 23rd October to 1st November.

The tournament is part of the Balkan Grand Prix Tour and is organized by the FYROM Chess Federation and Alkaloid AD – Skopje.

The prize fund is 8000 EUR, while the first place is 1500 EUR worth. All relevant information can be found in the Tournament Regulations.

Top seeded GM Robert Markus, winner of the Karposh Open in Skopje this spring, defeated the earlier leader GM Vlatko Bogdanovski with black pieces.

Meanwhile, Macedonia’s first board Vladimir Georgiev beat IM Lucian-Costin Miron. Markus and Georgiev lead the standings after six rounds with 5 points each.

Hotel Continental Skopje

Hotel Continental Skopje

GM Robert Markus

Round 6 results:
GM Bogdanovski Vlatko 2418 – GM Markus Robert 2635 0 – 1
GM Georgiev Vladimir 2574 – IM Miron Lucian-Costin 2514 1 – 0
GM Todorovic Goran M 2487 – GM Nedev Trajko 2493 ½ – ½
IM Stojanovski Dejan 2427 – GM Milanovic Danilo 2516 ½ – ½
GM Jacimovic Dragoljub 2429 – GM Petkov Vladimir 2511 ½ – ½
GM Jianu Vlad-Cristian 2502 – IM Krivokapic Marko 2413 ½ – ½
GM Stanojoski Zvonko 2470 – IM Nikolov Sasho 2404 1 – 0
IM Colovic Aleksandar 2451 – IM Dancevski Orce 2398 ½ – ½
Glavinac Goran 2169 – GM Nikolov Momchil 2578 ½ – ½

Round 6 standings:
1-2. GM Markus Robert SRB 2635 and GM Georgiev Vladimir MKD 2574 – 5.0
3-6. GM Bogdanovski Vlatko MKD 2418, GM Nedev Trajko MKD 2493, GM Todorovic Goran M SRB 2487 and GM Stanojoski Zvonko MKD 2470 – 4.5
7-17. IM Miron Lucian-Costin ROU 2514, GM Milanovic Danilo SRB 2516, GM Petkov Vladimir BUL 2511, GM Jianu Vlad-Cristian ROU 2502, IM Stojanovski Dejan MKD 2427, GM Jacimovic Dragoljub MKD 2429, FM Andonovski Ljubisa MKD 2303, IM Pancevski Filip MKD 2441, IM Krivokapic Marko MNE 2413, IM Dancevski Orce MKD 2398 and Mitkovski Zarko MKD 2174 – 4.0

Round 7 pairings:
GM Markus Robert 2635 – GM Georgiev Vladimir 2574
GM Nedev Trajko 2493 – GM Stanojoski Zvonko 2470
GM Bogdanovski Vlatko 2418 – GM Todorovic Goran M 2487
GM Milanovic Danilo 2516 – IM Krivokapic Marko 2413
IM Miron Lucian-Costin 2514 – GM Jacimovic Dragoljub 2429
GM Petkov Vladimir 2511 – IM Stojanovski Dejan 2427
IM Dancevski Orce 2398 – GM Jianu Vlad-Cristian 2502
IM Pancevski Filip 2441 – FM Andonovski Ljubisa 2303
Mitkovski Zarko 2174 – FM Dinev Dejan 2398
GM Nikolov Momchil 2578 – Vladimirov Vladimir 2167

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