Chess News

Vincent Keymer wins ACCENTUS Chess960 tournament in Biel

The ACCENTUS Chess960 (ACC) took place today at the Main stage of the Concert Hall, Biel Congress Center within the Biel International Chess Festival 2022. The event was played in 7 round-robin rounds, with the starting position of pieces determined before the start of each round. The time control for the games was: 15 minutes + 5 seconds increment per move.

GM Vincent Keymer and GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov tied for the top scoring 5 points, each. The German grandmaster was crowned the Winner as he won two games with Black pieces, while Abdusattorov had one victory as Black. GM Liem Le Quang clinched bronze with 4.5 points. The total prize fund of the event was 4.500 CHF, with 2.000 CHF reserved for the Winner of the event, 1.500 CHF for the silver medalist, and 1.000 CHF for the bronze medalists. (Scroll down for final rankings)

Read more: Biel International Chess Festival opened for the 55th time / Biel International Chess Festival participants & detailed information

Simultaneously with the ACCENTUS Chess960, the Swiss Rapid Fischer Random Championship (960) took place in the same venue with 33 participants. The event was played in 7 swiss rounds, with time control: 15 minutes + 5 seconds increment per move. GM Surya Ganguly won the tournament with convincing 6.5 points, while GM Sethuraman and WGM Vera Nebolsina tied for the second place scoring 5.5 points. (Scroll down for final rankings)

Final rankings – ACCENTUS Chess960 (ACC) Biel International Chess Festival 2022:

Rk. NameFEDRtgPts. TB1TB2TB3
1GMKeymer Vincent GER255250.515.34
2GMAbdusattorov Nodirbek UZB267050.515.34
3GMLe Quang Liem VIE26264.5011.84
4GMSalem A.R. Saleh UAE2655409.54
5GMKamsky Gata USA27173.5110.32
6GMGukesh D IND22233.5013.33
7GMNaiditsch Arkadij AZE26001.505.251
8GMYu Yangyi CHN2738101.51


Final rankings – Swiss Rapid Fischer Random Championship (960):

Rk. NameRtgFEDPts. TB1  TB2 
1GMGanguly Surya2608IND6,529,5196,0
2GMSethuraman S.P2613IND5,533,5193,0
3WGMNebolsina Vera2237FRA5,528,0200,5
4GMKosteniuk Alexandra2521FID5,033,5205,5
5IMShaikh Mohammad Nubairshah2445IND5,028,0190,5
6 Schnepp Gunnar2262AUT5,027,0183,5
7 Ragios Konstantinos1924GRE5,026,0176,0
8 Manukonda Arun2021IND4,530,0198,5
9 Wanner Stefan1975SUI4,521,5171,0
10 Herrera Reyes Jose Antonio2345ESP4,031,5186,5
11 Angst Robin2192SUI4,027,0179,5
12 Sai Kalluri Hari Charan2041IND4,025,0176,0
13 Radt Volker2033SUI4,023,5167,5
14 Abdulrahman Mohammad Al Taher1779UAE4,021,5172,5
15 Zayed Sultan Al Taher1537UAE4,020,5165,0
16 Birchmeier Martin1885SUI3,528,0177,5
17 Paholok Igor1728SUI3,522,0175,5
18 Chaudhury Anmay Kumar0USA3,520,0165,5
19 Meduri Aakaash2000USA3,028,5178,0
20 Tureshbayev Anuar1616FRA3,025,0174,0
21 Jampen Florian0SUI3,025,0140,0
22 Keymer Cecilia1652GER3,024,5174,5
23IMHuss Andreas2325SUI3,024,5148,0
24 Hamad Bader1607UAE3,022,5165,0
25 Chobaut Nicolas1919FRA3,021,5156,5
26 Mansoor Abdulmajeed1246UAE3,020,0141,5
27 Abdulrahim Salem1620UAE2,524,5151,0
28 Hanisch Sebastian2044GER2,518,0133,5
29 Romer Lukas0SUI2,023,0144,0
30 Markus David1122SLO2,020,5139,0
31 Musaelyan Arshavir1899SUI2,019,5157,5
32 Meshach Felix1429SUI2,019,0136,5
33 Mueller Urs0SUI1,018,0132,0


Photos from Official Website of Biel Chess Festival

Chessdom is dedicated to professional and independent coverage of chess news and events from all over the globe! Join us for live chess games, interviews, video and photo reports, and social media reactions. Follow the development of the strongest chess software, which affects all chess today, via the Top Chess Engine Championship with its 24/7 live broadcast with chat.

Copyright © 2007-2022

To Top