Saptarshi Roy wins Djenovici GM Tournament Print
Sunday, 26 November 2017 20:32
Djenovici nov 30

The International GM tournament "Third Saturday- Djenovici-Montenegro" took place from 18-26th November at Hotel Milena in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.

The tournament format was 9-round Swiss and the event was valid for FIDE title norms.

International Master Saptarshi Roy convincingly won the tournament with 7,5 points, leaving GM Nebojsa Nikcevic point and a half behind. Saptarshi Roy completed his third and final GM norm with a round to spare.

Gabriel Bick from USA shared the third place with GM Dejan Pikula and earned an IM-norm.

Saptarshi Roy
Saptarshi Roy

Final standings:
1. IM Saptarshi Roy IND 2449 - 7,5
2. GM Nikcevic Nebojsa MNE 2423 - 6,0
3-4. Bick Gabriel USA 2399 and GM Pikula Dejan SRB 2457 - 5,5
5. IM Golubov Saveliy RUS 2501 - 5,0
6-7. GM Pavlovic Milos SRB 2472 and FM Can Isik TUR 2265 - 4,5
8 FM Kumar Nikhil USA 2274 - 4,0
9. FM Vardan Nagpal IND 2510 - 1,5
10. WFM Okuyaz Duru TUR 2238 - 1,0

The tournaments “Third Saturday” (round robin closed tournaments) are suitable for players who want to achieve ELO points and/or GM and IM norms. The next batch of tournaments is scheduled for 15-25th December.

Interested players should contact the organizer:
FM Goran Tomic
Third Saturday Chess Tournaments organizer
Viber, WhatsApp +382 67 301 030
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Nikhil Kumar-Gabriel Bick
Nikhil Kumar-Gabriel Bick