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Peter Schreiner and Veronika Exler are 2013 Austrian champions

The 2013 Austrian National Chess Championships were held on 20th – 28th July at the hotel Büchel in Feldkirch. The tournament counted with 49 participants in the open section and 19 in the women’s category.

International master Peter Schreiner arrived as the third seed and obtained clear first place after getting 7.5/9 points. He left first seed GM David Shengelia half a point behind. His 2613 rating performance will add 18 points to his Elo rating in the next FIDE official list.

IM Andreas Diermair arrived third on tiebreaks.

The women’s section saw a similar scenario. Clear winner was WFM Veronika Exler, who also obtained 7.5 points. Two players finished on 6.5/9; Anna-Lena Schnegg obtained second place and Katharina Newrkla got the third spot in the podium.

The main section’s prize fund amounted to € 8.350 with € 2.000 reserved for the winner; the women’s section had a prize fund of € 1.950 with € 700 reserved for the winner.

Tournament website

The champions with their trophies

The champions with their trophies

Peter Schreiner

Peter Schreiner

Veronika Exler

Veronika Exler

Final Standings – Men’s section:

1 IM Schreiner Peter 2447 7.5
2 GM Shengelia David 2559 7
3 IM Diermair Andreas 2426 6.5
4 FM Wallner Joachim 2404 6.5
5 IM Fauland Alexander 2446 6
6 IM Fröwis Georg 2423 6
7 FM Handler Lukas 2403 6
8 IM Schachinger Mario 2401 6
9 IM Baumegger Siegfried 2473 5.5
10   Huber Martin Christian 2230 5.5
11   Rieger Robert 2174 5.5
12   Gstach Jakob 2140 5.5
13 FM Schmidlechner Alexander 2267 5.5
14 MK Gerhold Michael 2256 5.5
15 NM Mittelberger Peter Dr. 2246 5
16 IM Kreisl Robert 2419 5
17 IM Kummer Helmut 2357 5
18 FM Srienz Christian Mag. 2328 5
19 FM Sandhöfner Florian 2270 5
20 MK Sucher Johannes Mag. 2158 5
21   Hofmann Thomas 2125 4.5
22 NM Bezler Rainer Mag. 2217 4.5
23 FM Kleiser Gregor 2267 4.5
24   Mesaros Florian 2166 4.5
25   Kessler Luca 2280 4.5
26 FM Holzmann Herbert 2116 4.5
27   Matt Fabian 2233 4.5
28 MK Kranz Armin 2115 4.5
29 MK Hupfer Robert Mag. 1905 4.5
30 NM Ager Josef 2176 4.5
31 IM Grötz Harald Mag. 2319 4
32 FM Menezes Christoph 2261 4
33   Higatsberger Michael DDr. 2186 4
34   Maier Peter 2195 4
35   Frühauf Norbert Ing. 2074 4
36   Kanonier Clemens DI. 2110 4
37   Proyer Enno 1911 3.5
38 MK Spiesberger Gerhard 2077 3.5
39   Mostbauer Florian 2019 3.5
40   Scheffknecht Philipp 2114 3.5
41   Bahl Felix 2005 3.5
42   Gutmann Alois 2065 3.5
43   Forster Reinhard 2077 3
44   Hofer Emilian 2016 3
45   Prüll Lukas 1964 3
46   Ly Dominik 1907 2.5
47   Uksini Bardhyl 1969 2
48   Nussbaumer Leon 1870 2
49   Härtl Siegfried 2102 2
         
         

Final Standings – Women’s section:

1 WFM Exler Veronika 2121 7.5
2 WCM Schnegg Anna-Lena 2104 6.5
3 WFM Newrkla Katharina 2160 6.5
4   Fröwis Annika 2059 5.5
5 WFM Horvath Maria 2022 5.5
6   Wu Min 1822 5
7   Horvath Reka 2080 5
8   Schloffer Jasmin-Denise 1813 5
9 WMK Mayrhuber Nikola 1702 5
10   Fritz Rebecca 1732 5
11 WMK Hapala Lisa 2047 4.5
12   Polterauer Chiara 1794 4.5
13 WMK Hapala Michaela DDr. 1783 4.5
14 WMK Zechner Andrea 1989 4
15 WMK Tschida Verena 1679 4
16   Pilsan Martha 1498 3.5
17 WMK Landl Margot 1806 3.5
18   Steiner Magdalena 1663 3
19   Bas Aydan 1525 2
20   Martic Matea 1287 0
         

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