Qualified and nominated players for Astana World Rapid and Blitz Championships Print
Monday, 18 June 2012 11:41
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Full list for Astana World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, 1-11 July 2012.

Qualifiers by rating for finals (6-10 July)

01. Magnus Carlsen 2835
02. Teimour Radjabov 2784
03. Sergey Karjakin 2779
04. Alexander Morozevich 2769
05. Vassily Ivanchuk 2764
06. Alexander Grischuk 2761
07. Veselin Topalov 2752
08. Peter Svidler 2741
09. Boris Gelfand 2727
10. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 2726

Two players for each event are nominated by the host organisers - Kazakhstan Chess Federation

RAPID
Kazhgaleyev, Murtas     2595
Ismagambetov, Anuar   2478

BLITZ
Jumabayev, Rinat        2556
Kotsur, Pavel              2548

Three other players will qualify for the respective Blitz or Rapid Finals from the Semi Finals to be held between the 1st and 4th July 2012.


Officials
CHIEF ARBITER                        Andrzej Filipowicz (POL)
DEPUTY CHIEF ARBITER         S. Yurovsky (KAZ)
CHAIRMAN APPEALS               Ignatius Leong (SIN)
PRESS OFFICER                       Geoffrey Borg (MLT)
GAME COMMENTARY               Robert Fontaine (FRA)

ARBITERS                                            
Faik Gasanov (AZE)
Ashot Vardapetian (ARM)
K.Turdialiev (UZB)
M. Ivakhin (RUS)
S. Temirbaev (KAZ)
S. Kim (KAZ)
Anastasia Sorokina (AUS)
Rimma Antonova (UKR)
 
  


 
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