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Zhao Jun convincing in Hastings Masters

The 90th Hastings International Chess Congress took place from 29th December 2014 to 6th January 2015 in Hastings, England. The main event was the 9-round Hastings Masters with 106 participants.

Chinese Grandmaster Zhao Jun convincingly won the trophy and £2000 top prize by scoring 8,0/9 points and leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. Zhao Jun had a TPR of 2852 and earned 26 elo points.

GM Aleksander Mista (Poland), GM Alexandr Fier (Brazil) and IM Gudmundur Kjartansson (Iceland) finished on 7,0 points each. Tereza Olsarova (Czech Republic) scored a WGM norm. Full standings below.

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Final standings:

1 GM Zhao Jun CHN 2585 – 8
2 GM Mista Aleksander POL 2614 – 7
GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2592 – 7
IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2451 – 7
5 GM Rodshtein Maxim ISR 2676 – 6.5
GM Lagarde Maxime FRA 2576 – 6.5
GM Hawkins Jonathan ENG 2552 – 6.5
GM Vakhidov Jahongir UZB 2502 – 6.5
GM Arkell Keith C ENG 2489 – 6.5
10 GM Edouard Romain FRA 2659 – 6
GM Bogner Sebastian SUI 2586 – 6
GM Sengupta Deep IND 2566 – 6
GM Flear Glenn C ENG 2460 – 6
IM Gledura Benjamin HUN 2450 – 6
FM Longson Alexander ENG 2339 – 6
Kheit Wahbi ISR 2223 – 6
Anderson John ENG 2180 – 6
18 GM Hebden Mark L ENG 2523 – 5.5
IM Galyas Miklos HUN 2428 – 5.5
FM Jackson James P ENG 2356 – 5.5
IM Bellin Robert ENG 2338 – 5.5
WGM Maisuradze Nino FRA 2323 – 5.5
WIM Olsarova Tereza CZE 2302 – 5.5
FM Constantinou Peter ENG 2276 – 5.5
IM Marusenko Petr UKR 2194 – 5.5
Liang Jake Z ENG 1953 – 5.5
27 IM Hunt Adam C ENG 2437 – 5
FM Ashton Adam G ENG 2398 – 5
FM Sowray Peter J ENG 2365 – 5
IM Bates Richard A ENG 2349 – 5
FM Kirk Ezra ENG 2308 – 5
Byron Alan M ENG 2188 – 5
WFM Haussernot Cecile FRA 2186 – 5
Jaunooby Ali R ENG 2175 – 5
Rayner Francis WLS 2148 – 5
Hackner Oskar A ENG 2145 – 5
Reinwald Patrick AUT 2144 – 5
Burrows Martin P ENG 2128 – 5
Taylor Adam C ENG 2056 – 5
40 GM Gormally Daniel W ENG 2499 – 4.5
IM Mannion Stephen R SCO 2345 – 4.5
FM Webb Laurence E ENG 2272 – 4.5
IM Prosviriakov Vladimir USA 2271 – 4.5
Kiefer Daniel GER 2255 – 4.5
FM Ledger Dave J ENG 2244 – 4.5
FM Britton Richard L ENG 2230 – 4.5
Rolvag Mikael NOR 2191 – 4.5
Talsma Paul NED 2186 – 4.5
WIM Flear Christine FRA 2181 – 4.5
Mann Johannes GER 2080 – 4.5
Larsen Andreas NOR 2010 – 4.5
Roggensack Hans Peter GER 2010 – 4.5
Sikkel Dirk NED 2010 – 4.5
Othman Mustapha NGR 1973 – 4.5
Slade Theodore ENG 1869 – 4.5
56 FM Wallner Joachim AUT 2340 – 4
FM Eames Robert S ENG 2237 – 4
FM Brustkern Juergen GER 2236 – 4
Ternault Mathieu FRA 2225 – 4
Snape Ian L ENG 2162 – 4
Sugden John N ENG 2105 – 4
Armstrong Malcolm J ENG 2086 – 4
Vanheirzeele Daniel BEL 2081 – 4
Wadsworth Matthew J ENG 2064 – 4
Gregory Stephen J ENG 2056 – 4
Low Zhen Yu Cyrus SIN 2028 – 4
WFM Norinkeviciute Rasa LTU 2009 – 4
Fryer David W ENG 2004 – 4
Boardman Jeffrey NZL 1999 – 4
Niccoli Tony ENG 1996 – 4
Pickersgill Adrian O ENG 1994 – 4
Shepley Julien M ENG 1942 – 4
Akshay V Halagannavar IND 1881 – 4
Brewer Callum D ENG 1793 – 4
Wettasinha Vasanta SRI 1761 – 4
Baterdene Tsogbayar MGL 1981 – 4
77 Ramstad Havard NOR 2063 – 3.5
Barton R Alan ENG 2042 – 3.5
Ter Steeg Marcus Dr. GER 2000 – 3.5
Da Ces Philippe BEL 1978 – 3.5
Fraser John ENG 1934 – 3.5
Fleming Andrew S J ENG 1928 – 3.5
Willson Ollie ENG 1874 – 3.5
84 Froewis Annika AUT 2036 – 3
Wallis Ian J ENG 2009 – 3
Spanton Tim R ENG 2002 – 3
Stonehouse Tom H ENG 1798 – 3
Kyrkjebo Marte B. NOR 1598 – 3
89 Higgs Joshua ENG 1863 – 2.5
Dennis Nigel W ENG 1842 – 2.5
French Max ENG 1763 – 2.5
Macrae James S SCO 1723 – 2.5
Mckenna John R ENG 1722 – 2.5
Denham Colin WLS 1685 – 2.5
Dean Michael J ENG 1574 – 2.5
Kalaiyalahan Akshaya ENG 2080 – 2.5
97 FM Cafferty Bernard ENG 2095 – 2
Kyrkjebo Hanna B. NOR 1831 – 2
Pooley Mark C ENG 1686 – 2
100 Evans Helen I ENG 0 – 1.5
101 Burnett Jim ENG 2100 – 1
FM Waddington Mike P ENG 2067 – 1
Young Mel J ENG 1939 – 1
Haegin Thomas SUI 1460 – 1
Page Martin C ENG 1845 – 1
Wadsworth James M F ENG 1642 – 1

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