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Kaido Kulaots wins Heart of Finland 2017 on tiebreak

Estonian Grandmaster Kaido Kulaots took the winner’s trophy in Heart of Finland 2017 tournament by the virtue of superior tie-break. This is his fourth win in the HoF Open, after 2008, 2013 and 2014.

Kulaots, last year winner IM Vadim Moiseenko and IM Miroslav Vlasenko completed the event with 7,5/9 points each.

The 27th Heart of Finland Open was held from 17-23rd July in Jyväskylä, Finland. The playing venue was JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Rajakatu 35.

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Heart of Finland Open - playing hall

1 GM Kulaots Kaido EST 2573 – 7.5
2 IM Moiseenko Vadim RUS 2548 – 7.5
3 IM Vlasenko Miroslav RUS 2415 – 7.5
4 GM Loginov Valery A RUS 2486 – 7
5 FM Luukkonen Tommi FIN 2336 – 6.5
6 IM Franco Alonso Alejandro ESP 2436 – 6.5
7 IM Seeman Tarvo EST 2395 – 6.5
8 GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2571 – 6.5
9 Johansson Jukka FIN 2113 – 6.5
10 IM Monin Nikolay RUS 2200 – 6.5
11 GM Rantanen Yrjö FIN 2292 – 6
12 Virtanen Teemu FIN 2272 – 6
13 Hallman Valo FIN 2260 – 6
14 FM Nevanlinna Risto FIN 2266 – 6
15 FM Ebeling Mika FIN 2216 – 6
16 Wilen Eero FIN 2024 – 6
17 Ristoja Samu FIN 2259 – 6
18 Malinovsky Ilya RUS 1995 – 6
19 Sassi Pekka FIN 1996 – 6
20 FM Keinänen Toivo FIN 2291 – 5.5
21 IM Kiik Kalle EST 2409 – 5.5
22 FM Sysolyatin Evgeny RUS 2289 – 5.5
23 FM Järvenpää Jari FIN 2251 – 5.5
24 IM Mishuchkov Nikolai M. RUS 2316 – 5.5
25 Vilppolainen Markku FIN 1990 – 5.5
26 Franssila Tommi FIN 2235 – 5.5
27 Hartio Ilkka FIN 2018 – 5.5
28 Salminen Jussi FIN 1967 – 5.5
29 Penttilä Tero FIN 1969 – 5
30 Nivala Tuomas FIN 2247 – 5
31 Meskanen Vesa FIN 2038 – 5
32 Iivonen Markku FIN 2054 – 5
33 Tiitta Sauli FIN 2194 – 5
34 Paronen Petteri FIN 2190 – 5
35 Seppälä Aki FIN 2015 – 5
36 Sorvari Jarmo FIN 2040 – 5
37 Pönniö Toni FIN 2109 – 5
38 Wartiovaara Oliver FIN 1705 – 5
39 WIM Bystryakova Elena V. RUS 2122 – 5
40 Linqvist Grels FIN 2043 – 5
41 Kugappi Tomi FIN 2067 – 5
42 Shin Robert RUS 0 – 5
43 Pitkänen Juhani FIN 1606 – 5
44 Hytönen Timo FIN 1999 – 5
45 Marjusaari Eero FIN 2122 – 5
46 Koskinen Hannu E. FIN 1908 – 5
47 Alho Sauli FIN 2109 – 5
48 Luodonpää Martti FIN 1883 – 5
49 Kundianok Vladislav RUS 1866 – 5
50 Ebeling Mikaela FIN 1624 – 5
51 Lavonen Niklas FIN 1541 – 5
52 Raivio Yrjö FIN 1984 – 5
53 Ivanov Sergei V. RUS 2107 – 4.5
54 Hintikka Eero FIN 2061 – 4.5
55 Viljava Tapani FIN 2207 – 4.5
56 Nebrin Johan SWE 1834 – 4.5
57 Karppinen Martti FIN 1898 – 4.5
58 Lönnqvist Henrik FIN 2019 – 4.5
59 Keso Elias FIN 1529 – 4.5
60 Aalto Patrik FIN 1823 – 4.5
61 Tuominen Lauri FIN 1610 – 4.5
62 Eloranta Kari FIN 1999 – 4.5
63 Ojala Matias FIN 1642 – 4.5
64 Heino Aimo FIN 1734 – 4.5
65 Hall Raimo FIN 1875 – 4.5
66 Olander Aleksi FIN 2078 – 4
67 Taipale Reijo FIN 1839 – 4
68 Kekäläinen Timo FIN 1804 – 4
69 Valasmo Juhana FIN 1913 – 4
70 Vehkalahti Veli FIN 1920 – 4
71 Norlamo Sarabella FIN 1649 – 4
72 Ruokokoski Hannes FIN 1566 – 4
73 Vättö Jouko FIN 1821 – 4
74 Kivimäki Kasper FIN 1764 – 4
75 Pursiainen Erkki FIN 1884 – 4
76 Montolio Benedicto Cesar ESP 1830 – 4
77 Pesola Jyrki FIN 1954 – 4
78 Kaunonen Jouni FIN 1632 – 4
79 Tocklin Tomi FIN 1846 – 4
80 Benninga Mark NED 1726 – 4
81 Hänninen Heikki FIN 1747 – 4
82 Kangas Mauno FIN 1853 – 4
83 Ruosteenoja Eero FIN 1906 – 3.5
84 Sorokopudov Vladimir M. RUS 2057 – 3.5
85 Lahdelma Henri FIN 2055 – 3.5
86 Jääskeläinen Aleksandr FIN 1443 – 3.5
87 Ahonen Markku O. FIN 1518 – 3.5
88 Louhi Tapio FIN 1608 – 3.5
89 Jaakkola Konsta FIN 1601 – 3.5
90 WFM Walta Päivi FIN 1734 – 3.5
91 Tuomisto Kalevi FIN 1797 – 3.5
92 Telenius Kimmo FIN 1603 – 3.5
93 Mattila Olavi FIN 1829 – 3
94 Lindholm Pertti FIN 1633 – 3
95 Heikkilä Antti FIN 1842 – 3
96 Davidsainen Kari FIN 1692 – 3
97 Shevnin Oleg FIN 1566 – 3
98 Sjöskog Tommy FIN 1608 – 3
99 Ebeling Mariela FIN 1499 – 3
100 Tuominen Matias FIN 1340 – 3
101 Koota Ilkka FIN 1537 – 3
102 Häkkinen Aleksandr FIN 1345 – 3
103 Linnossuo Lauri FIN 1444 – 2.5
104 Shevnin Dmitri FIN 1426 – 2.5
105 Haurunen Tuomo FIN 1534 – 2.5
106 Lappi Aurora FIN 1129 – 2.5
107 Hietakari Anttu FIN 1442 – 2.5
108 Sklyarova Sofia RUS 1242 – 2.5
109 Kirov Vanessa FIN 1356 – 2.5
110 Jaakkola Vesa FIN 1332 – 2
111 Poltavskaya Ilona FIN 1283 – 1
112 Koski Kimmo FIN 1739 – 1

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