Chess News

Five-way tie in Geneve International Open

The 28th Open International d’Échecs took place on 26-30th December in Genève, Switzerland. The tournament was divided in two groups, Open A for players rated above 1700 and Open B for U1800 players.

The playing format was 7-round Swiss. 16,000 CHF were given in prizes.

The Open A had 54 participants. Five Grandmasters shared the first place with 5.5 points each. GM Mihai Suba was the top placed senior, while Nikita Petrov was the best junior.

Final standings:
1-5. GM Campora Daniel H 2493 ARG, GM Guliyev Namig 2549 AZE, GM Khenkin Igor 2630 GER, GM Ivanisevic Ivan 2636 SRB and GM Fier Alexandr 2573 BRA – 5½
6. IM Gerber Richard 2400 SUI – 5.0
7-15. GM Cherniaev Alexander 2469 RUS, GM Sokolov Andrei 2571 FRA, GM Suba Mihai 2458 ROU, FM Colmenares Aurelio 2269 SUI, IM Sedina Elena F 2343 ITA, WIM Bjerke Silje F 2219 NOR, Petrov Nikita 2166 RUS, Gurtner Daniel 2148 SUI and Steenhuis Jan 2139 SUI – 4½ etc

Photos by Gilles Miralles. More information on the official website.

Alexandr Fier - Michele Godena

Alexandr Fier - Michele Godena

Ivan Ivanisevic

GM Ivan Ivanisevic on the right

Geneve playing hall

Geneve playing hall

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2021 Chessdom.com

To Top