2014

Sagar Shah surprises in Dresden

Hotel Wyndham Garden Dresden

Hotel Wyndham Garden Dresden

The ZMDI Open 2014 was held on 15-23rd August 2014 at the Wyndham Garden Dresden in the city of Dresden, the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.

The event was a 9-round Swiss Open with first prize in the amount of 2.000 €.

The first place was shared in a four-way tie by Sagar Shah (India), GM Ferenc Berkes (Hungary), GM Tamas Fodor (Hungary) and GM Viacheslav Zakhartsov (Russia) on seven points each, but the Indian untitled player surprised finishing on top and leaving many Grandmasters behind.

Hungarian GM Ferenc Berkes took the silver, while his compatriot GM Tamas Fodor remained third.

Official website/Replay the games with analysis

Top standings after 9 rounds:

1 Sagar Shah India 2339 7
2 Ferenc Berkes Hungary GM 2658 2633 7
3 Tamas Fodor Jr. Hungary GM 2481 7
4 Viacheslav V. Zakhartsov Rostov na Donu GM 2548 7
5 Falko Bindrich SC Luneburg eV GM 2598 2603 6.5
6 Ralf Akesson Sweden GM 2466 2464 6.5
7 G. Petar Arnaudov SK 1908 Goeggingen GM 2429 2429 6.5
8 Martyn Kravtsiv Hamburger SK 1830 eV GM 2572 2550 6.5
9 Henrik Teske SV luck on Ruedersdorf eV GM 2505 2459 6.5
10 Radoslaw Gajek UKS Rotmistrz Grudziadz FM 2355 6
11 Jens-Uwe Maiwald USV TU Dresden GM 2475 2469 6
12 Swayangsu Satyapragyan India IM 2401 6
13 Maximilian Neef USV TU Dresden FM 2331 2360 6
14 Gyula Izsak SV Griesheim (DA) IM 2444 2439 6
15 Andrei Maksimenko SFRD. Berlin 1903 eV GM 2506 2472 6
16 Lev Gutman SV Lingen GM 2438 2402 6
17 Then Matthias SFRD. Berlin 1903 eV IM 2464 2442 6
18 Kidambi Sundararajan India GM 2424 6
19 Alexander Belezky FC Bayern Munich eV IM 2454 2431 5.5
20 Mikhail Klenburg Israel IM 2368 5.5
21 Roven bi USV TU Dresden 2279 2283 5.5
22 Thorben Koop SV Lingen 2194 2233 5.5
23 Cliff Wichmann ESV nickel Aue IM 2361 2338 5.5
24 Paul Zwahr SG Green-White Dresden FM 2362 2340 5.5
25 Viktor Turikov Russia FM 2256 5.5
26 Ivajlo Enchev Bulgaria IM 2392 5.5
27 Tibor Fogarasi TSV Trostberg GM 2392 2401 5.5
28 Filiz Osmanodja USV TU Dresden WIM 2295 2290 5.5
29 Andreas Stock SC Pirmasens 1912 2085 2064 5.5

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