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Switzerland announces National Chess Champions

The 2022 Swiss Chess Championship took place from 4-10 July in Samnaun, being played in 9 rounds, swiss system, with 68 players. Simultaneously with the National Open and Women’s Chess Championship, the Swiss National Seniors Chess Championship took place with participation of 16 players who fought over 7 swiss rounds.

20-year-old international master Fabian Baenziger won the Open tournament with a convincing score of 7/9 points and clinched two titles. He became the Swiss National Junior Chess Champion and Swiss National Open Champion. As many as four players tied for the second place: IM Adrian Gschnitzer, FM Noah Fecker, FM Nikolas Pogan, and GM Milos Pavlovic, scoring 6.5/9 points each. (Scroll down for final rankings)

The best female player of the event was crowned Women’s Swiss National Champion for 2022 and it was WIM Lena Georgescu who scored 6/9 points. The senior event was played separately, with Bruno Zuelle winning the trophy with 5.5/7 points. Replay the games from the Swiss Chess Championship 2022 here

Swiss Chess Championship 2022 – Final rankings:

Rg. NameTypsexLandEloIPkt. Wtg2Wtg3
1IMBaenziger Fabian U20 SUI2451745.5413
2IMGschnitzer Adrian   GER24336.545432
3FMF. Noah U20 SUI23876.544.5401
4FMPogan Nikolas   SUI22266.543405
5GMPavlovic Milos   SRB24616.541.5399
6IMGähwiler Gabriel   SUI2420648414
7GMGallagher Joseph   SUI2447644405
8 Lou Vincent U20 SUI2200643393
9 Angst Oliver U20 SUI2203642.5410
10WGMHakimifard Ghazal  wSUI2296642.5397
11WIMGeorgescu Lena  wSUI2279642.5393
12 Labelle Ambroise U20 SUI2045638.5399
13FMWyss Jonas   SUI22235.544.5412
14 Schlegel Igor U20 SUI21945.544.5406
15 Kostina Veronika U20wSUI18835.541.5380
16 Manko Mariya U20wUKR20145.541376
17 Curien Nicolas   SUI21985.539.5393
18IMLöffler Markus   GER2278542388
19 Salzgeber Frank   SUI2131542378
20 Barth Can-Elian U20 SUI2040541.5406
21IMSedina Yelena  wITA2215541.5394
22WFMStoeri Laura  wSUI2084540371
23 Grob Joshua   SUI2040539.5372
24 Scherler Julius U20 SUI1971539368
25 Perréard Nicolas U20 SUI2055537371
26 Jaggy Matteo U20 SUI2093536.5381
27 Papaux Steve U20 SUI2031531347
28 Arquint Andri   SUI2019530337
29 Rohrer Christophe   SUI22464.548.5358
30 Collin Moritz Valentin U20 SUI21294.542387
31AIMUdipi Kala Kishan U20 SUI20574.540.5383
32 Gemelli Romain U20 SUI20454.540365
33 Menzi Jonas U20 SUI19334.538367
34 Carré Sylvain   FRA21134.537.5332
35 Ferster Fabian   LIE21734.537371
36 Bex Pierre-Alain S60 SUI21894.537370
37 Pahud Cédric   SUI22014.536.5373
38 Dijkstra Hidde   NED20044.536367
39 Bühler Michael   SUI2064442.5383
40 Künzli Simon   SUI1949441.5379
41 Tschopp Olivier U20 SUI1955439.5364
42 Delmonico Nils   SUI1927439.5353
43 Bischofberger Dario   SUI2180437.5361
44 Federer Colin U20 SUI1764437.5352
45 Balzer Lars   GER2012437.5338
46 Grillon Cédric   SUI1977436345
47 Stijve Niels U20 SUI1958435.5348
48 Binggeli Christian   SUI1991432.5345
49 Zargarov Mikayel U20 SUI1994432.5342
50 Wyss Peter A. S60 SUI1850431328
51 Skobe Jan   SLO18873.537357
52 Schmid Christoph   SUI20433.536278
53 Riedener Toni   SUI19833.535343
54 Tamrazyan Gohar U20wSUI19163.531.5320
55 Python Noé U20 SUI18903.530.5327
56 Vifian Heinz S60 SUI1884336334
57 Bürge Reto S60 SUI1979334.5348
58 Grütter Rolf S60 SUI1773334.5296
59 Thomi Hansjörg S60 SUI1863331.5318
60 Kanana Ziad U20 SUI1740330.5328
61 Tillmann Marc   SUI1857330.5321
62 Schmitter Albert S60 SUI1859330.5314
63 Steinbach Peter   GER1904330284
64 Pellicoro Nathalie  wSUI1922327.5320
65 Titov Dmitrii   SUI18452.531318
66 Neyer Renato   SUI20312.527270
67 Arquint Arno   SUI02.526.5251
68 Schafer Ezio S60 SUI19021.529.5244


Swiss Senior Chess Championship 2022 – Final rankings:

Rg. NamesexLandEloIPkt. Wtg2Wtg3
1 Zuelle Bruno  SUI20705.525186
2 Schmuki Roman  SUI1892526184
3 Wirz Heinz  SUI2106525181
4FMAdzic Slobodan  SUI20704.525177
5 Gosch Manfred  SUI1945426.5183
6 Bohrer Ruth wSUI1767424182
7 Huss Benjamin  SUI21063.524.5180
8 Roth Johannes  SUI18113.521164
9 Bischoff Peter  SUI17903.520158
10 Jenal Jürg  SUI2008321168
11 Mazzoni Livio  SUI1897318158
12 Luginbühl Robert  SUI20292.525131
13 Berg Wolfgang  SUI17512.521165
14 Rudolf Arthur  SUI17002.518.5138
15 Meier Anton  SUI1863222164
16 Guarisco Renzo  SUI1640218138


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