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GM Dmitry Kononeko tops Marienbad Open 2016

Marianske Lazne

Marianske Lazne

The 2016 Marienbad Open Tournament was held from January 16-23, in Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic.

The event was a 10-player single round robin tournament with an average Elo rating of 2446.

GM Dmitry Kononeko from Ukraine emerged a solo winner with 7/9 points, leaving the runner-up IM Ori Kobo from Israel half a point behind.

The 19-year-old Israeli played at Elo performance 2613 to fulfill a GM norm and added 21 new Elo points ti his rating.

IM Ly Moulthum from Australia scored 5 points to take the bronze.

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Final standings:

1 GM Kononenko Dmitry UKR 2618 7
2 IM Kobo Ori ISR 2437 6.5
3 IM Moulthun Ly AUS 2474 5
4 GM Kim Alexey KOR 2460 4.5
5 FM Szwed Jacek POL 2369 4.5
6 GM Teske Henrik GER 2461 4.5
7 FM Vykouk Jan CZE 2427 4
8 IM Esserman Marc USA 2419 4
9 IM Padmini Rout IND 2427 3.5
10 Siva Mahadevan IND 2370 1.5

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