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Aeroflot Chess 2012

Le Quang Liem

The Aeroflot Chess tournament takes place 7-17 February 2012 in Moscow, the city where the RSSU Cup has just finished and where the 2012 World Chess Championship will be played.

Despite having very low number of players for such a high prize fund, Aeroflot Chess 2012 is still one of the strongest open tournaments this year.

Top rated players are Tomashevsky, Caruana, Le Quang Liem, Vallejo Pons, Jobava, Sasikiran, Eljanov, Inarkiev, Andreikin, Zvjagnisev, Akopian, Kobalia, Alekseev, Bu Xiangzhi, Csaba Balogh, Khismatullin, Korobov, Bartel, Zhigalko, Ragger, Gupta, etc. see the full list below.

Defending champion is Le Quang Liem who won Aeroflot last year

Chessdom will offer daily computer analysis here

Participants Aeroflot 2012 A

Tomashevsky Evgeny RUS 2740 g
Caruana Fabiano ITA 2736 g
Le Quang Liem VIE 2714 g
Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 2705 g
Jobava Baadur GEO 2704 g
Sasikiran Krishnan IND 2700 g
Eljanov Pavel UKR 2690 g
Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2689 g
Andreikin Dmitry RUS 2688 g
Zvjaginsev Vadim RUS 2688 g
Akopian Vladimir ARM 2685 g
Kobalia Mikhail RUS 2673 g
Alekseev Evgeny RUS 2670 g
Bu Xiangzhi CHN 2670 g
Balogh Csaba HUN 2665 g
Khismatullin Denis RUS 2664 g
Korobov Anton UKR 2660 g
Bartel Mateusz POL 2658 g
Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2658 g
Ragger Markus AUT 2655 g
Gupta Abhijeet IND 2652 g
Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2651 g
Iturrizaga Eduardo VEN 2649 g
Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter ROU 2647 g
Negi Parimarjan IND 2641 g
Ni Hua CHN 2641 g
Sokolov Ivan NED 2641 g
Khairullin Ildar RUS 2638 g
Safarli Eltaj AZE 2638 g
Mamedov Rauf AZE 2636 g
Socko Bartosz POL 2636 g
Guseinov Gadir AZE 2634 g
Rodshtein Maxim ISR 2634 g
Khalifman Alexander RUS 2632 g
Yu Yangyi CHN 2631 g
Sandipan Chanda IND 2628 g
Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2622 g
Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2620 g
Zhou Jianchao CHN 2619 g
Salgado Lopez Ivan ESP 2618 g
Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2616 g
Solak Dragan TUR 2613 g
Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2612 g
Bocharov Dmitry RUS 2611 g
Ponkratov Pavel RUS 2611 g
Savchenko Boris RUS 2609 g
Robson Ray USA 2596 g
Zherebukh Yaroslav UKR 2594 g
Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2593 g
Ulibin Mikhail RUS 2587 g
Morovic Fernandez Ivan CHI 2582 g
Bosiocic Marin CRO 2580 g
Zhigalko Andrey BLR 2576 g
Maletin Pavel RUS 2575 g
Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2573 g
Ghaem Maghami Ehsan IRI 2570 g
Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2570 g
Shomoev Anton RUS 2570 g
Jankovic Alojzije CRO 2568 g
Al-Modiahki Mohamad QAT 2567 g
Gopal G.N. IND 2566 g
Adhiban B. IND 2561 g
Pridorozhni Aleksei RUS 2555 g
Ju Wenjun CHN 2552 wg
Szabo Krisztian HUN 2547 g
Tukhaev Adam UKR 2537 g
Alsina Leal Daniel ESP 2535 g
Esen Baris TUR 2534 g
Pap Gyula HUN 2533 g
Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2525 g
Yilmaz Mustafa TUR 2521 m
Bukavshin Ivan RUS 2517 g
Lu Shanglei CHN 2516 g
Dubov Daniil RUS 2498 g
Gundavaa Bayarsaikhan MGL 2478
Shen Yang CHN 2447 wg
Paikidze Nazi GEO 2411 wg

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