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Six leaders after five rounds in Albena

The Grand Europe Open 2013 is taking place on 1-9 June at the Albena Hall in the city of Albena, Bulgaria.

The event, organized by the Bulgarian Chess Federation, is a 9 round Swiss open with a time control of 90 min. with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move one. It is valid for GM/IM norms.

The event had a huge turn-up with 163 registered players, including 27 Grandmasters and 36 International Masters. Thirty different nationalities are represented in the event.

After five rounds, six players obtained 4.5 points to share the lead. The strong Armenians Tigran Petrosian and Hrant Melkumyan are joined by legendary Evgeny Sveshnikov, Argentine Sandro Mareco, Romanian Vladislav Nevednichy and the only IM in the pack, Indian Prasanna Vishnu.

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Hrant Melkumyan

GM Hrant Melkumyan

Standings after 5 rounds:

1 IM Vishnu Prasanna. V 2494 4.5
2 GM Mareco Sandro 2557 4.5
3 GM Nevednichy Vladislav 2580 4.5
4 GM Sveshnikov Evgeny 2512 4.5
5 GM Melkumyan Hrant 2635 4.5
6 GM Petrosian Tigran L. 2649 4.5
7 GM Parligras Mircea-Emilian 2565 4
8 GM Mekhitarian Krikor Sevag 2544 4
9 IM Molina Roberto Junio Brito 2423 4
10 GM Chatalbashev Boris 2560 4
11 GM Vajda Levente 2617 4
12 GM Grigoryan Avetik 2605 4
13 GM Drenchev Petar 2485 4
14 IM Ashwin Jayaram 2472 4
15 GM Gavrilov Alexei 2454 4
16 GM Abramovic Bosko 2458 4
17 GM Spasov Vasil 2565 3.5
18   Paravyan David 2373 3.5
19 GM Berescu Alin-Mile 2461 3.5
20 GM Solodovnichenko Yuri 2565 3.5
21 GM Grigorov Grigor 2510 3.5
22 FM Valles Manuel 2261 3.5
23 IM Arnaudov G. Petar 2490 3.5
24 IM Bernadskiy Vitaliy 2475 3.5
25 FM Lilov Valeri 2434 3.5
26 GM Solak Dragan 2598 3.5
27 FM Anurag Mhamal 2401 3.5
28 IM Zarkua Davit 2441 3.5
29 IM Smith Bryan G 2467 3.5
30 IM Atakisi Umut 2351 3.5
31 WGM Sukandar Irine Kharisma 2364 3.5
32 IM Enchev Ivajlo 2473 3.5
33 IM Givon Asaf 2415 3.5
34 IM Javakhadze Zurab 2450 3.5
35 IM Nakar Eylon 2390 3.5
36 IM Galinsky Timofey 2439 3.5
37 IM Kanmazalp Ogulcan 2382 3.5
38 IM Georgescu Tiberiu-Marian 2375 3
39 GM Lupulescu Constantin 2655 3
40 IM Erturan Yakup 2374 3
41 IM Swapnil S. Dhopade 2469 3
42 GM Sanduleac Vasile 2414 3
43 GM Gupta Abhijeet 2600 3
44 IM Chighladze Iveri 2396 3
45   Sagar Shah 2359 3
46 WGM Ziaziulkina Nastassia 2330 3
47 WIM Dolzhykova Kateryna 2301 3
48   Yurtseven Melih 2166 3
49 IM Sveshnikov Vladimir 2411 3
50 IM Gorbatov Alexej 2350 3
51 GM Nabaty Tamir 2579 3
52 IM Cvetkovic Srdjan 2387 3
53   Ozveren Ali Bulent 2000 3
54 IM Raznikov Danny 2491 3
55 IM Dambrauskas Virginijus 2285 3
56 WIM Tarasova Viktoriya 2292 3
57 GM Gruenfeld Yehuda 2445 3
58 GM Spassov Liuben 2335 3
59 IM Arngrimsson Dagur 2396 3
60 FM Mgeladze Tamaz 2197 3
61   Primbetov Kazbek 2225 3
62 IM Skomorokhin Roman 2331 3
63   Matviishen Viktor 2046 3
64 IM Kukov Velislav 2396 3
65   Danov Radi 2010 3
66 GM Glek Igor 2464 2.5
67   Shishkov Minko 2264 2.5
68 FM Hainke Guntram Dr. 2310 2.5
69 IM Shurygin Sergey 2390 2.5
70 FM Guempel Viktor 2212 2.5
71 IM Marholev Dimitar 2329 2.5
72   Dimov Dian 2304 2.5
73 FM Skomorokhin Vadim 2383 2.5
74 IM Kohlweyer Bernd 2469 2.5
75 FM Reipsch Jens 2221 2.5
76 IM Arsovic Zoran 2433 2.5
77 IM Gagarin Vasilij 2329 2.5
78 IM Todorov Ognjan 2285 2.5
79   Vutov Mario 2348 2.5
80 FM Abdalla Luiz Guilherme Aurell 2288 2.5
81   Dimitrov Dejan 2029 2.5
82 WIM Baciu Diana 2249 2.5
83 IM Nikolov Sasho 2419 2.5
84 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2531 2.5
85   Tscharotschkin Michael 2217 2.5
86   Mladenov Emil 2119 2.5
87   Janev Pavel 2223 2.5
88 FM Voiteanu Gabriel 2248 2.5
89 IM Al-Ali Hussein Ali Hussein 2284 2.5
90   Sari Yasin 1967 2.5
91   Banov Boil 2165 2.5
92 GM Radulov Ivan 2304 2.5
93 WGM Dolzhikova Olga 2263 2.5
94   Stoinev Metodi 2236 2.5
95 WGM Voiska Margarita 2249 2.5
96   Drogovoz Irina 2001 2.5
97   Stoyanov Svetlomir 1874 2.5
98   Ninov Dayan 2116 2
99   Parligras Cosmin 2299 2
100   Kostov Galin 2170 2
101   Kolev Atanas Tonchev 2118 2
102   Mlynek Petr 2196 2
103   Vassiliev G. 2202 2
104   Ivelinov Hristo 2180 2
105   Stankov Krasimir 0 2
106   Ljangov Petar 2049 2
107   Kirchev Krasimir 1890 2
108   Mintenko Heorhiy 2021 2
109 FM Zalkind Konstantin 2211 2
110   Savov Zheljazko 1941 2
111   Kostov Stracimir 1934 2
112   Mishkovski Lubomir 2066 2
113   Petrov Plamen 1940 2
114   Parvanov Mitko 1922 2
115   Taylor Robert Graham 1984 2
116   Okus Melih 2021 2
117   Will Matthias 2018 2
118   Ivanov Docho 1872 2
119   Porfireanu Serban 1905 2
120   Gagarin Vasily 1883 2
121   Drogovoz Maria 1891 2
122 WFM Raghavi N. 2113 1.5
123   Peczely Sebastian Zsombor 2147 1.5
124   Galunova Tsveta 2016 1.5
125   Stefanov Emil 1929 1.5
126   Cavusoglu Yildiz 1946 1.5
127   Stefanov Evtim 1979 1.5
128   Valkov Vladimir 2033 1.5
129   Karaivanov Alexander 1894 1.5
130   Arnaudov Petar 2163 1.5
131   Rafailov Radostin 1962 1.5
132   Lisnichuk Mykola 1811 1.5
133   Dodov Tsvetan 1800 1.5
134   Atanasov Ivaylo 0 1.5
135   Ivanov Ivan Peychev 0 1
136   Zibarev Timofey 0 1
137   Sankov Mikhail 0 1
138   Galinskyi Mykhalo 1466 1
139   Raondi Yan-Martin 1659 1
140   Simeonov Svetoslav 1819 1
141   Kolesnikov Alexander 0 1
142   Sagaipov Timur 0 1
143   Petkova Nadezhda 1606 1
144   Slavov Vladislav 0 1
145   Orlovsky Konstantin 0 1
146   Miladi Vahideh 0 1
147   Radionov Deni 0 1
148   Polomoshnova Mariya 0 0.5
149   Denisenko Aleksandr 0 0.5
150   Aivazov Omar 0 0
151 IM Gagare Shardul 2407 0
  FM Stojanov Stanislav 2307 0
  IM Bargan Sergei 2277 0
  WIM Dragasevic Antonina 2153 0
    Fedotov Oleksandr 2097 0
    Mihoubi Saad 2088 0
    Memarian Milad 2029 0
    Antonenko Stanislav 0 0
    Arabadji Constantin 0 0
    Lozinina Olga 0 0
    Murinet Alexei 0 0
162   Ivanov Svyatoslav 0 0
163   Wang Shujuan 0 0
         

 

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