2015

FIDE World Amateur Championships concluded in Porto Carras

The new World Amateur Champions for 2015 have been crowned in Porto Carras: Mire Deniz Dogan from Turkey and Paula-Alexandra Gitu from Moldova are the new title holders for the categories of men and women with a FIDE rating less than 2000!

In the open section (men), Mire Deniz Dogan scored 8 points in 9 rounds (7 wins and 2 draws) winning the championship undefeated! The 13-year old Konstantinos Michaelides from Cyprus won the silver medal and Kaimar Puusepp from Estonia won the bronze medal.

In the women’s section Paula-Alexandra Gitu won the gold medal also with 8 points in 9 rounds (8 wins and 1 loss). Replay games with analysis.

FIDE World Amateur Championships 2015

The 3 top winners of the open (men’s) section and the first winner of the women’s section, apart from their money prizes, also qualified for the European Continental Championships 2016, part of the World Championship cycle, with free accommodation and full board by FIDE.

The FIDE World Amateur Championships 2015 took place in the 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki (Greece), with the participation of 135 players from 41 countries and a prize fund of €8.000 for the winners.

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Final standings (Women):

1. WCM Gitu Paula-Alexandra MDA 1925 – 8
2. Sandhya G IND 1701 – 7.5
3. Koutsogiannopoulou Theodora GRE 1910 – 6.5
4. Khulan Enkhsaikhan MGL 1918 – 5.5
5. Chetina Elizaveta RUS 1880 – 5.5
6. Aparajita Gochhikar IND 1800 – 5.5
7. Reis Virginia Lagrange M. BRA 1902 – 5
8. Mc Roberts Holly J USA 1733 – 5
9. Benavides Moncayo Olga COL 1903 – 5
10. Herrera Wilene COL 1753 – 4.5
11. Naghiyeva Khayala AZE 1488 – 4.5
12. Amarjargal Enkhbayar MGL 1809 – 4.5
13. Amarjargal Ganbaatar MGL 1796 – 4
14. Gupta Niti IND 1415 – 4
15. Dierckens Sarah BEL 1877 – 4
16. WCM Panesso Lina COL 1911 – 4
17. Centofante Maria Rosa ITA 1517 – 2.5
18. Jaramillo Amparo COL 0 – 2.5
19. Moldovan Camelia ROU 1410 – 1

Final standings (Open):

1. Dogan Mire Deniz TUR 1815 – 8
2. Michaelides Konstantinos CYP 1732 – 7
3. Puusepp Kaimar EST 0 – 7
4. Papasimakopoulos Vasilios GRE 1997 – 7
5. Giordos Vasilios GRE 1896 – 7
6. Quijada Leonardo CHI 0 – 7
7. Villar Juan PER 1999 – 7
8. Pappas Mihail GRE 1960 – 6.5
9. Kruger Israel BRA 1785 – 6.5
10. Orgil Gantumur MGL 0 – 6.5
11. Alkhaldi Bader KUW 1958 – 6.5
12. Gomez Carlos Alberto COL 1796 – 6
13. Schwarz Eduard GER 1981 – 6
14. Moldovan Gheorghe-Zamfir ROU 1967 – 6
15. Kiremitciyan Ari TUR 1891 – 6
16. Tolibayev Timur KAZ 1756 – 6
17. Ossa Vladimir COL 1946 – 6
18. Turu Indrek EST 1870 – 6
19. Kalomiris Athanasios GRE 0 – 6
20. Fulger Ionut-Alexandru ROU 1946 – 5.5
21. Limono Handjojo INA 1844 – 5.5
22. Korcz Daniel POL 1705 – 5.5
23. Onturk Senan Utku TUR 1869 – 5.5
24. Wlogalski Olivier BEL 1890 – 5.5
25. Sedeik Moustafa EGY 1925 – 5.5
26. Perez Reisler Jose PUR 1905 – 5.5
27. Gruzinskiy Sergey KAZ 0 – 5.5
28. Cirjan Daniel ROU 1937 – 5.5
29. Soilemetzidis Konstantinos GRE 1900 – 5.5
30. Gomez Samael COL 1984 – 5.5
31. Nikoleris Evangelos GRE 1915 – 5.5
32. Ahlqvist Esa FIN 1930 – 5
33. Tardi Oscar FRA 1836 – 5
34. Havumaki Jani FIN 1918 – 5
35. CM Silva Jorge COL 1974 – 5
36. Ezizov Jumamuhammet TKM 1642 – 5
37. Westerweele Henrik NED 1923 – 5
38. Ruffenach Alain FRA 1959 – 5
39. Germen Yanay TUR 1952 – 5
40. Dawson Alastair SCO 1900 – 5
41. Azikri Gur ISR 1879 – 5
42. Karaivanov Alexander BUL 1909 – 5
43. Zakharov Denis RUS 1748 – 5
44. Perez Ruiz Santiago ESP 1934 – 5
45. Zygourakis Themistoklis GRE 1603 – 5
46. Kesaris Evangelos GRE 1892 – 5
47. Altangerel Myagmarsuren MGL 0 – 5
48. Magallanes Gustavo ARG 1950 – 5
49. Ursta Anghel Mihai DEN 1965 – 5
50. Manjunath Jain IND 1689 – 5
51. Vivek.M. IND 1829 – 5
52. Dagonia Steve FRA 1775 – 5
53. Fanha Paulo POR 1830 – 5
54. Sandor Tamas ROU 1785 – 4.5
55. Liamos Asterios GRE 1619 – 4.5
56. Matei Raul-Cornel ROU 1787 – 4.5
57. Kozlowski Thierry FRA 1913 – 4.5
58. Gibbs Dominic V ENG 1982 – 4.5
59. Occhipinti Giuseppe ITA 1961 – 4.5
60. Jassem Philippe BEL 1819 – 4.5
61. Da Silva Eduardo Batista Q BRA 1915 – 4.5
62. Klucznik Andre FRA 1796 – 4.5
63. Bourogaa Younes FRA 1871 – 4.5
64. Le Bris Louis FRA 1735 – 4.5
65. Cordoba Milton Dennis COL 1914 – 4.5
66. Caushaj Kastriot ALB 1941 – 4.5
67. Mateus Domingos ANG 1852 – 4.5
68. Zavivaev Ilya RUS 1605 – 4.5
69. Mohnblatt Daniel FRA 1845 – 4.5
70. Wolff Carlos Alberto BRA 1986 – 4.5
71. Fernandes Silvio ANG 1855 – 4
72. Goncalves Adriano ANG 1628 – 4
73. Reyes Mahecha Fernando COL 0 – 4
74. Abubakirov Khumid BEL 1653 – 4
75. Georgiou Andreas CYP 1756 – 4
76. Al-Hamlan Faisal KUW 1961 – 4
77. Tarraf Tarraf LIB 1712 – 4
78. Ramil Rumusud PHI 1828 – 4
79. Martinez Llamas Amaury A COL 1998 – 4
80. Ignatyev Sergey KAZ 0 – 4
81. Brioschi Camillo ITA 1787 – 4
82. D Aulisa Francesco ITA 1755 – 4
83. Gutierrez Carlos COL 0 – 4
84. Nagy Laszlo GER 1938 – 4
85. Bessarab Vsevolod RUS 1854 – 4
86. Thomre Abhishek IND 1563 – 4
87. Elsayed Islam EGY 1982 – 3.5
88. Santana Manuel ANG 0 – 3.5
89. Ossa Ramirez Jesus Antonio COL 1719 – 3.5
90. Alhasan Hasan KUW 1703 – 3.5
91. Frederiksen Jens DEN 1748 – 3.5
92. Radhakrishnan Dhruv ENG 0 – 3.5
93. Javadzade Rufan AZE 1409 – 3.5
94. Hotwani Rahul NED 0 – 3.5
95. Boer Jan NED 1748 – 3
96. Nezosi Christophe FRA 1321 – 3
97. Ayyildiz Bugra TUR 1647 – 3
98. Crowe Jonathan Joseph USA 0 – 3
99. Sandor Levente ROU 1502 – 3
100. Preda Iulian Cosmin ESP 0 – 3
101. Alessandro Sergio ITA 1709 – 3
102. CM Castaneda Victor COL 1890 – 3
103. Patrinos Ilias GRE 1722 – 3
104. Iatros Aristidis GRE 1635 – 3
105. Kontokanis Andreas GRE 1550 – 3
106. Amrahli Ali AZE 0 – 2.5
107. Alhassan Meshari KUW 1509 – 2.5
108. Alajmi Abdulrahman KUW 1496 – 2.5
109. Endresen Ola Torstein NOR 1548 – 2.5
110. Acosta Jaime COL 1636 – 2.5
111. Wilson F Leon USA 1554 – 2
112. Kilakos Dimitrios GRE 1352 – 2
113. De Lange Marieke NED 0 – 2
114. Alotaibi Abdulsalam KUW 1497 – 1.5
115. Alhazzaa Abdulrahman KUW 1457 – 1.5
116. Nezosi Constantin FRA 1049 – 1
117. Ismail Hany EGY 1959 0

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