Kulaots and Yemelin share first place in 6th ShakkiNet International 2015


The 6th ShakkiNet International Grandmaster Tournament is taking place from 8-16th June, 2015, in Helsinki, the capital and largest city of Finland.

The event was a 10-player single round-robin tournament with an average Elo rating of 2402.

GM Kaido Kulaots from Estonia and last year’s winner GM Vasily Yemelin from Russia tied for the first place with 6,5/9 points, but Kulaots prevailed on a superior tie-break score to lift the trophy.

Jeff Sarwer and IM Daniel Ebeling, both from Finland, shared the third place with 5 points.

You can see the full standings and replay the games with engine analysis below.

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Final standings:

1 GM Kulaots Kaido EST 2574 6,5
2 GM Yemelin Vasily RUS 2573 6,5
3 Sarwer Jeff FIN 2250 5
4 IM Ebeling Daniel FIN 2460 5
5 IM Kiik Kalle EST 2369 4,5
6 GM Kanep Meelis EST 2521 4,5
7 IM Agopov Mikael FIN 2465 4,5
8 FM Kokkila Tero FIN 2285 4
9 IM Sammalvuo Tapani FIN 2441 4
10 Keinänen Toivo FIN 2085 0,5

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