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Georgy Agzamov Memorial

GM Tigran L. Petrosian declared winner on best tiebreak score

The 5th International Chess Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, was played from 17th to 26th march at the Central House of Officers of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

The top three tables of the last round saw relatively quiet games which all concluded in draws around 30th move. Uzbek Grandmaster Marat Dzhumaev took advantage of such development, defeated GM Rinat Jumabayev of Kazakhstan, and jumped ahead to the shared first place, together with Anton Filippov and Tigran Petrosian. Petrosian was declared winner on superior tiebreak score.

The chess activities continue tomorrow with a rapid match between the reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand and the 17th World Champion Rustam Kasimdzhanov.


Tigran L. Petrosian

Round 9 top results:
GM Filippov Anton UZB 2604 – GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2620 ½-½
GM Barsov Alexei UZB 2503 – GM Turov Maxim RUS 2635 ½-½
GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2629 – GM Roiz Michael ISR 2661 ½-½
GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2465 – GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2562 1-0
FM Djuraev Sokhib TJK 2371 – GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2627 0-1
Khoroshev Nikita UZB 2260 – GM Kazhgaleyev Murtas KAZ 2618 0-1
Aitbayev Aslan KAZ 2321 – IM Khamrakulov Dzhurabek UZB 2479 0-1
IM Kvon Andrey UZB 2461 – GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR 2670 0-1
GM Megaranto Susanto INA 2533 – WIM Muminova Nafisa UZB 2357 1-0
Holmirzaev Bahodir UZB 2362 – GM Alekseev Evgeny RUS 2688 0-1

Final standings:
1-3. GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2620, GM Filippov Anton UZB 2604 and GM Dzhumaev Marat UZB 2465 – 7.0
4-12. GM Turov Maxim RUS 2635, GM Roiz Michael ISR 2661, GM Yuriy Kuzubov UKR 2627, GM Kazhgaleyev Murtas KAZ 2618, GM Barsov Alexei UZB 2503, GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2629, GM Megaranto Susanto INA 2533, GM Miroshnichenko Evgenij UKR 2670 and IM Khamrakulov Dzhurabek UZB 2479 – 6.5
13-17. GM Evgeny Alekseev RUS 2688, GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2562, GM Ismagambetov Anuar KAZ 2496, Temirov Bakhyt KAZ 2326 and Zamruk Alexander RUS 2380 – 6.0 etc

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