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Konstantin Tarlev wins Victor Ciocaltea Memorial 2013

Ukrainian IM Konstantin Tarlev grabbed the winners trophy at the Victor Ciocaltea Memorial 2013 that took place on 15th – 26th March at the Hanul Manuc in Bucharest, Romania. He also obtained his third GM norm in this event.

Tarlev finished clear first with 8/11 points, impressively leaving his closest follower 1.5 points behind. His compatriot GM Vadim Shishkin finished in second place with 6.5 points.

Romanian FM Robert Hajbok gained an IM norm after getting a 50% score in the event.

The closing ceremony was honored by the presence of Elena Ciocaltea, the wife of the renowned Grandmaster.

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IM Konstantin Tarlev

Final Standings:

1 IM Tarlev Konstantin UKR 2540 8.0
2 GM Shishkin Vadim UKR 2488 6.5
3 IM Vedmediuc Serghei MDA 2476 6.0
4 IM Castellanos Rodriguez Renier ESP 2529 6.0
5 IM Dumitrache Dragos-Nicolae ROU 2441 6.0
6 FM Hajbok Robert ROU 2339 5.5
7 GM Ionescu Constantin ROU 2441 5.5
8 IM Georgescu Tiberiu-Marian ROU 2367 5.0
9 IM Manea Alexandru ROU 2389 5.0
10 GM Fodor Tamas Jr. HUN 2503 4.5
11 GM Manolache Marius ROU 2533 4.5
12 Stanciu Alexandru-Ovidiu ROU 2365 3.5


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