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2006 Politiken Cup

Malakhatko, Short and Hector last year’s winners

Last year’s main tournament of Politiken Cup featured 259 players. Three players finished tied on the first place, but GM Vadim Malakhatko held superior tiebreaks to win the trophy.

2006 Politiken Cup standings:

1. GM Vadim Malakhatko (UKR) 7.5
2. GM Nigel Short (ENG) 7.5
3. GM Jonny Hector (SWE) 7.5
4. FM Allan Stig Rasmussen (DEN) 7.0
5. IM Jacob Aagaard (SCO) 7.0
6. Evgeny Degtiarev (GER) 7.0
7. GM Curt Hansen (DEN) 7.0
8. IM Denes Boros (HUN) 7.0
9. GM Nick E. de Firmian (USA) 7.0
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Nigel Short

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