2014

Goran Krastev wins 128th MGU Open 2014

Goran KrastevThe 128th MGU Open 2014 took place on 6-7th December, 2014, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria.

The event was organized in honor of Captain Petko Voyvoda (born 6th December 1844) and Nikola Vaptsarov (born 7th December 1909), in a 6-round Swiss format, open to all players rated below 2200. More information here

Goran Krastev tied for the firs place with the top seeded player IM Petar Orev on 5/6 points each. However the young player from Chess Club “CSKA” prevailed on a superior tie-break score and lifted the trophy. Goran took the first prize and gained 31 Elo points.

The sensation of the tournament was 11-year-old WCM Gergana Peycheva, European School Chess champion for girls U11 from Kavala 2014. She continues her string of amazing performance, finishing third with 4.5/6 points and adding 16 new Elo points to her rating.

You can see the full standings and replay the games below.

Official website

Final standings:

1 Krastev Goran BUL 2041 5
2 IM Orev Petar BUL 2113 5
3 WCM Peycheva Gergana BUL 1829 4,5
4 NM Andreev Dobrotich BUL 1970 4,5
5 NM Gelemerov Yane BUL 2078 3,5
6 Tashev Aleksandar BUL 1780 3,5
7 Metev Martin BUL 2009 3,5
8 Pamukchiev Manush BUL 0 3,5
9 Kosturkov Krasimir BUL 1769 3,5
10 Kostov Nikolay BUL 1914 3,5
11 Petrov Stanislav BUL 0 3
12 Georgiev Nikolay BUL 1640 3
13 Vasilev Lyuboslav BUL 1791 2,5
14 Mehmed Elif BUL 1548 2,5
15 Georgiev Konstantin BUL 1497 2,5
16 Nikolov Orlin BUL 1873 2,5
17 Ivanov Aleksandar Vl. BUL 0 2,5
18 Simeonov Svetoslav BUL 1792 2,5
19 Tsenkov Tsenko BUL 1648 2
20 Todev Simeon BUL 0 2
21 Glavchev Kiril BUL 0 0,5
22 Tsekov Petar BUL 0 0,5

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