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Volkov and Howell top seeded at Wunsiedel Schachfestival

The 6th Wunsiedel Schach-Festival will take place from 17th to 20th May at the Fichtelgebirgshalle, 95632 Wunsiedel, Germany. The event is organized by the Festspielstadt Wunsiedel – Stadtsportverband in cooperation with the family Zier and Klaus Steffan.

The players with elo higher that 1800 can play in the Masters Tournament, while players rated under 1900 can enter the Challengers Tournament. Both sections will be played over 7 rounds with Swiss System. Players lists bellow.

Top prizes in the Masters Tournament are 1. place 1000 € / 2. place 750 € / 3. place 500 € / 4. place 350 € / 5. place 250 € / 6. place 200 € etc

Sergey Volkov

GM Sergey Volkov

Pre-registered players (Masters Tournament):

1. GM Volkov Sergey RUS 2623
2. GM Howell David ENG 2614
3. GM Miezis Normunds LAT 2557
4. GM Danin Alexandre RUS 2539
5. GM Teterev Vitaly BLR 2516
6. GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2524
7. IM Arnaudov G. Petar BUL 2476
8. IM Neuman Petr CZE 2468
9. IM Richter Michael GER 2484
10. IM Wegerle Jörg GER 2450
11. GM Maiwald Jens-Uwe GER 2462
12. IM Spieß Gunter GER 2420
13. IM Grimberg Boris GER 2357
14. Novak Pavel Dr. CZE 2370
15. IM Fedorovsky Michael GER 2395
16. IM Cech Pavel CZE 2367
17. Schmidt-Schäffer Sebastian Dr. GER 2369
18. IM Troyke Christian GER 2364
19. IM Klundt Klaus GER 2378
20. FM Reichmann Hendrik GER 2346
21. Schubert Christian Prof. Dr. MEX 2284
22. FM Grandadam Nicolas SUI 2361
23. Schröder Jan-Christian GER 2277
24. FM Schulz Karsten GER 2289
25. IM Chetverik Maxim RUS 2272
26. FM Singer Christoph GER 2336
27. Göbel Constantin GER 2215
28. FM Seyb Alexander GER 2297
29. FM Löw Gerald GER 2277
30. FM Pachow Jörg GER 2259
31. FM Seyb Dieter GER 2248
32. Roeberg Frank GER 2245
33. Dehlinger Alexander GER 2182
34. Rücker Benjamin GER 2229
35. FM Rother Christoph GER 2240
36. Lorenz Mark GER 2250
37. Winterberg Lukas GER 2174
38. Schindler Viktor GER 2155
39. Grandadam Patrik SUI 2189
40. Martin Fernandez GER 2180
41. Röhl Rainer GER 2169
42. Meulner Klaus GER 2145
43. Van Ginkel Pieter NED 2210
44. WFM Motycakova Monika SVK 2087
45. Krauß Josef GER 2156
46. Spitzl Bertram GER 2232
47. Schaarschmidt Kay GER 2019
48. Tyomkyn Mikhail Dr. GER 2096
49. Zier Oliver LIE 2123
50. Bottema Martin NED 2060
51. Shashkin Igor GER 2103
52. Turner Radek CZE 2121
53. Wolf Christoph GER 2065
54. WFM Troyke Doreen GER 2112
55. Kirschneck Toralf GER 2047
56. Bindig Markus GER 2009
57. Jandke Manfred GER 2141
58. Glinzer Christoph GER 2085
59. Bluhm Sonja Maria GER 1935
60. Urban Lars GER 1999
61. Keil Roland Dr. GER 0
62. Müller Michael GER 2100
63. Hecht Carsten GER 2049
64. Jurkatis Hagen GER 2052
65. CM Schellmann Frank GER 2055
66. Fischer Gerd GER 1956
67. Riedel Lutz GER 2106
68. Wilfert André GER 2083
69. Spitzl Philipp GER 2066
70. Doell Detlef GER 2067
71. Völz Stephan GER 1938
72. Gündel Bernd GER 2040
73. Sukaylo Aleksey GER 1967
74. Hiemer Bernd GER 2012
75. Liess Marcus GER 0
76. Arndt Uwe GER 2000
77. Seidel Michael Prof. Dr. GER 2048
78. Bender Dirk GER 2060
79. Phenn Ullrich GER 2024
80. Hamlack Heinz GER 2007
81. Haselbeck Franz GER 2002
82. Schulz Lukas GER 1869
83. Nägele Hans-Jürgen GER 1895
84. Reimann Gunther GER 2004
85. Stingl Rene GER 1836
86. Brückmann Gerd GER 2079
87. Wiese Frank GER 1956
88. Grabmeier Johannes Prof. Dr. GER 1915
89. Schäfer Annabelle GER 1803
90. Küspert Helmut GER 1961
91. Stingl Karlheinz GER 1885
92. Adler Haymo GER 0
93. Schleupner Kurt GER 1895
94. Jakel Peter GER 0
95. Wiegand Christian GER 1978
96. Pamperin Gerhard GER 1989
97. Römer Norbert GER 1862
98. Stang Wolfgang GER 1853
99. Stabernack Joschi GER 1907

Challengers Tournament:

1. Hohner Karl-Heinz GER 1945
2. Schindele Andreas GER 1914
3. Nöckler Alexander GER 2002
4. Dietzsch Dietmar GER 1921
5. Koelbl Wolfgang GER 1938
6. Rierl Klaus GER 0
7. Schönbeck Stephan GER 1873
8. Greger Matthias GER 0
9. Strohbusch Frank Dr. GER 1885
10. Rummel Gerald GER 0
11. Meul Willi GER 1867
12. Bassermann Andreas GER 0
13. Koch Christian GER 0
14. Lenz Jonas GER 1928
15. Spelleken Hans-Gerd GER 1735
16. Laustsen Karl-Johan GER 1846
17. Kapfer Ulrich GER 0
18. Meyer Stephan GER 1710
19. Albrecht Andreas GER 0
20. Hochmuth Frank GER 1806
21. Keller Werner GER 1923
22. Balhar Michael GER 1767
23. Hessler Markus GER 0
24. Spitzner Frank GER 1755
25. Schelbert Roland GER 1734
26. Böddeker Henry GER 1691
27. Meulner Fabian GER 1816
28. Perlitz Jürgen GER 0
29. Haimerl Willibald GER 0
30. Groschwitz Isabella GER 1745
31. Mothes Rainer GER 0
32. Hempel Kevin GER 1723
33. Häckel Alexander GER 0
34. Benkert Gerhard GER 1845
35. Knabe Sascha GER 0
36. Muller Marcin POL 1618
37. Schulz Horst GER 0
38. Schneider Siegfried GER 1868
39. Rahn Manfred GER 1778
40. Franke Marius GER 1591
41. Thurnbauer Alois GER 0
42. Spitzl Vinzent GER 1722
43. Müller Roland GER 1837
44. Fetzner Frank GER 1707
45. Essler Jonathan GER 0
46. Essler Oskar GER 0
47. Perlitz Heiko GER 0
48. Range Felix GER 1565
49. Witt Holger GER 1587
50. Von Lossow Marcus GER 1784
51. Bauermees Thomas GER 0
52. Wichmann Adrian GER 1702
53. Mönius Alexander GER 0
54. Dreiseitel Werner GER 1570
55. Essler Sven GER 0
56. Bursian Tim GER 0
57. Lehmann Tornalf GER 1596
58. Häckel Peter GER 0
59. Von Brocke Matthias GER 0
60. Juschin Christian GER 1703
61. Phenn Jan-Niklas GER 0
62. Wähner Tobias GER 1696
63. Urban Thomas GER 1428
64. Rottner Wolfgang GER 0
65. Kempfer Justus GER 1717
66. Kretzschmar Arnd GER 1598
67. Wichmann Jörg GER 1476
68. Sonnberger Bernd GER 0
69. Grabe Roberto GER 0
70. Urban Jens GER 0
71. Berger Siegfried GER 1595
72. Pillath Marcus GER 1661
73. Dreiseitel Ursula GER 1486
74. Strahl Christian GER 0
75. Braun Max GER 0
76. Tschammer Kai GER 0
77. Thiel Harry GER 0
78. Leyrer Edgar GER 0
79. Adlhoch Walter GER 0
80. Schäfer Michael Dr. GER 0
81. Kretzschmar Gerald GER 1453
82. Malchow Herbert GER 1532
83. Essler Willy GER 0
84. Wiemann Daniel GER 0
85. Engel Peter GER 0
86. Wiemann Vanessa GER 0
87. Tschammer Armin GER 0

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