Aeroflot Open 2008 Print
Friday, 15 February 2008 00:00
The annual International Chess Festival``Aeroflot Open 2008`` took place in Moscow from 13 February (the day of arrival) to 23 February 2008 (the day of departure). The official hotel and tournament venue was hotel``Gamma-Delta`` belonging to the Tourist Complex``Ismailovo``.
High rated FIDE chess players have been participating in the tournament every year. Nepomniachtchi, Ian, RUS won the Tournament A1 with 7.0 points. Please visit the Official Site of the tournament.

The annual International Chess Festival``Aeroflot Open 2008`` took place in Moscow from 13 February (the day of arrival) to 23 February 2008 (the day of departure). The official hotel and tournament venue was hotel``Gamma-Delta`` belonging to the Tourist Complex``Ismailovo``.
The Organizers of the Festival are the``Aeroflot-Russian Airlines``, the Association of Chess Federations and the Russian Chess Federation in cooperation with the Committee on Tourism of the Municipality of Moscow.
The festival consisted of four tournaments. Each tournament was a nine rounds Swiss Tournament. High rated FIDE chess players have been participating in the tournament every year. Nepomniachtchi, Ian, RUS won the Tournament A1 with 7.0 points.
The total prize fund of the four tournaments was 200 000 USD.

Please visit the Official Site of the tournament.

Final Standings of the Group Tournament A1:
1. Nepomniachtchi, Ian, RUS 7.0
2. Motylev, Alexander, RUS 6.5
3. Dreev, Alexey, RUS 6.5
4. Rodshtein, Maxim, ISR 6.0
5. Volokitin, Andrei, UKR 6.0
6. Grachev, Boris, RUS 6.0
7. Guseinov, Gadir, AZE 6.0
8. Amonatov, Farrukh, TJK 6.0
9. Mamedov, Rauf, AZE 5.5
10. Bologan, Viktor, MDA 5.5
11. Asrian, Karen, ARM 5.5
12. Predojevic, Borki, BIH 5.5
13. Sutovsky, Emil, ISR 5.5
14. Azarov, Sergei, BLR 5.5
15. Khismatullin, Denis, RUS 5.0
16. Le, Quang Liem, VIE 5.0
17. Kotanjian, Tigran, ARM 5.0
18. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime, FRA 5.0
19. Volkov, Sergey, UKR 5.0
20. Nguyen, Ngoc Truong Son, VIE 5.0
21. Zhou, Jianchao, CHN 6.5
22. Minasian, Artashes, ARM 5.0
23. Timofeev, Artyom, RUS 5.0
24. Grigoriants, Sergey, RUS 5.0
25. Najer, Evgeniy, RUS 5.0
26. Akopian, Vladimir, ARM 5.0
27. Jobava, Baadur, GEO 5.0
28. Riazantsev, Alexander, RUS 5.0

 
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