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25th Keres Memorial Chess Tournament

Keres MemorialThe 25th Keres Memorial – ACP Open will take place from January 8 to January 10 in Tallinn, Estonia. It features the names of GM Nepomniachtchi, GM Svidler and GM Kovalenko as the top 3 seeds. The tournament will host 161 players from over 20 federations; 72 players are from Estonia. There are 35 GMs and 1 WGM participating in the tournament. The game system used will be 15 minute games with 10 second increments in 11 rounds of Swiss matches.

The event is dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of chess grandmaster Paul Keres who was elected the Estonian Sportsman of the 20th Century. The competition celebrates the birth anniversary of one of the greatest chess players of all time. Paul Keres was member of ESA Kalev and always represented sportsclub in all his matches. ESA Kalev is the oldest and biggest sports organization in Estonia, which was founded in 1901. ESA Kalev as main organizer is keeping the memory of Paul Keres alive through this tournament. The competition is part of the ACP 2016 Tour.

Starting rank
No.   Name FED Rtg
1 GM Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 2821
2 GM Svidler Peter RUS 2736
3 GM Kovalenko Igor LAT 2733
4 GM Gelfand Boris ISR 2713
5 GM Fridman Daniel GER 2688
6 GM Matlakov Maxim RUS 2686
7 GM Berkes Ferenc HUN 2685
8 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2680
9 GM Dreev Aleksey RUS 2668
10 GM Vitiugov Nikita RUS 2665
11 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2648
12 GM Howell David W L ENG 2640
13 GM Georgiev Kiril BUL 2633
14 GM Sutovsky Emil ISR 2622
15 GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar IND 2615
16 GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof POL 2603
17 GM Postny Evgeny ISR 2601
18 GM Goganov Aleksey RUS 2587
19 GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2587
20 GM Neiksans Arturs LAT 2579
21 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2573
22 GM Tregubov Pavel V. RUS 2566
23 GM Mikhalevski Victor ISR 2564
24 GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2550
25 GM Lintchevski Daniil RUS 2549
26 GM Gunina Valentina RUS 2534
27 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra RUS 2514
28 IM Meskovs Nikita LAT 2499
29 GM Kulaots Kaido EST 2481
30 IM Ladva Ottomar EST 2469
31 GM Novik Maxim RUS 2454
32 GM Volodin Aleksandr EST 2447
33 GM Cramling Pia SWE 2432
34 Mindlin Alon ISR 2412
35 IM Mesropov Konstantin RUS 2405
36 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan SCO 2393
37 IM Padmini Rout IND 2392
38 IM Smirnov Artem RUS 2388
39 GM Balashov Yuri S RUS 2385
40 FM Mustaps Matiss LAT 2372
41 IM Kashtanov Ruslan RUS 2368
42 FM Krupenski Juri EST 2362
43 GM Petursson Margeir ISL 2357
44 Putka Verners LAT 2357
45 FM Vovk Ilja EST 2342
46 IM Haimovich Tal ISR 2338
47 Kukk Sander EST 2336
48 IM Kazakovskiy Valeriy BLR 2316
49 IM Antoms Guntars LAT 2311
50 IM Mastrokoukos Georgios GRE 2306
51 IM Seeman Tarvo EST 2300
52 FM Luukkonen Tommi FIN 2299
53 Dubrovin Robert EST 2288
54 Vorobjov Pavel EST 2282
55 IM Vuilleumier Alexandre SUI 2266
56 WGM Sudakova Irina RUS 2263
57 FM Shishkov Andrei EST 2242
58 FM Narva Jaan EST 2240
59 Remmel Anto EST 2236
60 Jezov Roman EST 2233
61 WIM Popova Natalija BLR 2229
62 Petrov Dmitri EST 2217
63 GM Shvyrjov Igor EST 2209
64 WIM Khomeriki Nino GEO 2205
65 FM Sirosh Ilja EST 2198
66 FM Lomasov Semen RUS 2190
67 WIM Bashkite Viktoria EST 2186
68 Baliasnyj Timur LTU 2178
69 WIM Tsiganova Monika EST 2170
70 Olkhovskiy Alexander RUS 2168
71 Ryzhkov Vjacheslav RUS 2168
72 IM Sotsky Alexander RUS 2162
73 Kharitonov Sergei RUS 2159
74 Rehn Ralf FIN 2153
75 Nestor Kaarel EST 2147
76 Stabulnieks Klavs LAT 2116
77 Parkkinen Jyrki FIN 2112
78 Malinarski Yehuda ISR 2104
79 Haavamae Henrik EST 2101
80 Melderis Uldis LAT 2099
81 Chukavin Kirill EST 2094
82 WIM Narva Mai EST 2083
83 Rauk Tonu EST 2074
84 Medar Marti EST 2066
85 Muutnik Valdo EST 2059
86 Sarapik Kristjan EST 2058
87 FM Ozolins Aris LAT 2047
88 Tominga Eke EST 2047
89 Grinblat Artemiy RUS 2036
90 Kopsa Petri FIN 2033
91 Linik Yaron ISR 2032
92 Makin Kirill EST 1998
93 Munukka Timo FIN 1987
94 Hallman Valo FIN 1986
95 Turu Indrek EST 1983
96 Puusepp Kaimar EST 1981
97 Kuusik Juri EST 1969
98 Zhuk Ivan BLR 1966
99 WFM Narva Regina EST 1964
100 Burstein Almog ISR 1958
101 Jarvet Juri EST 1952
102 Nikitin Pjotr EST 1946
103 Polyakov Fedor LAT 1945
104 Gercans Visvaldis LAT 1944
105 Saraikin Sergey EST 1943
106 Penttila Tero FIN 1941
107 Obolonin Filipp EST 1936
108 Petrov Aleksandr EST 1933
109 Lielmezs Girts LAT 1928
110 Lumiste Rene EST 1927
111 Tomson Hans EST 1920
112 Isakovs Janis LAT 1909
113 Laigna Marko EST 1881
114 Pedoson Georg Aleksander EST 1871
115 Timoshin Andrei EST 1869
116 Makko Matti EST 1866
117 Skladtshikov Andrei EST 1857
118 Viikmaa Karmen EST 1854
119 Teemae Leo EST 1846
120 Niinepuu Elmar EST 1842
121 Kruusiauk Heda EST 1832
122 Ziedins Roberts LAT 1825
123 Uibos Andre EST 1801
124 Ruus Rein EST 1799
125 Olde Margareth EST 1790
126 Jarnstrom Henrik FIN 1782
127 Giambrone Salvatore ITA 1766
128 El-Haze Zans Pols LAT 1764
129 Rosenvald Helmut EST 1764
130 Vernuks Vjaceslavs LAT 1760
131 Poom Mati EST 1755
132 Poldoja Ants EST 1749
133 Veskimae Enn EST 1749
134 Rytova Merike EST 1739
135 Rozenblit David EST 1736
136 Lindholm Lars FIN 1735
137 Paan Karel EST 1734
138 Zvans Maris LAT 1729
139 Uurits Karel EST 1711
140 Fainman Tomer ISR 1699
141 Olde Grete EST 1690
142 Sepandi Jaak EST 1674
143 Vaino Nikita EST 1674
144 Uibokant Mathias Robert EST 1646
145 Povvat Aalo EST 1629
146 Hansson Markus EST 1597
147 Pavlov Mikhail RUS 1579
148 Zhuk Dmitriy BLR 1573
149 Sorokin Artem RUS 1433
150 Kannina Krista LAT 1405

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