China wins Tigran Petrosian Memorial Internet Tournament Print
Friday, 24 December 2004 00:00
An international Internet chess tournament dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the birth of the 9th world champion, Tigran Petrosian was held from December 18 till December 23. Four teams: Russia, China, France and Armenia, participated in this event.
Chinese team tied the last round with Russia to win the tournament, scoring 14 points. .
Please visit the Official Site of the tournament for more detailed information. An international Internet chess tournament dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the birth of the 9th world champion, Tigran Petrosian was held from December 18 till December 23. Four teams: Russia, China, France and Armenia, participated in this event.

Each team consisted of 4 players:
Armenia:                Rtg          Russia:                  Rtg 
GM Aronian, Levon       2675         GM Svidler, Peter        2735
GM Lputian, Smbat       2634         GM Dreev, Alexey         2698
GM Sargissian, Gabr     2611         GM Khalifman, Alexander  2669  
GM Minasian, Artash     2581         GM Zvjaginsev, Vadim     2650

France:                 Rtg          China:                   Rtg
GM Lautier, Joel        2682         GM Bu Xiangzhi           2615 
GM Fressinet, L         2640         GM Ni Hua                2611 
GM Bauer, Christian     2622         GM Zhang Zhong           2596 
GM Nataf, Igor          2565         GM Wang Yue              2536
Chinese team tied the last round with Russia to win the tournament, scoring 14 points. The French team defeated Armenia 2.5-1.5 to take the second place.

Final Standings:
1. China   - 14.0 
2. France  - 13.0
3. Russia  - 13.0 
4. Armenia -  8.0

The results of the fifth round:
France-Russia 2.5-1.5; China-Armenia 2.5-1.5

The results of the fourth round:
Russia-Armenia 2.5-1.5; France-China 2-2

The results of the third round:
Armenia-China 0.5-3.5; Russia-France 3-1

The results of the second round:
China-Russia 2-2; France-Armenia 3-1;

The first round of the tournament has brought the following results:
Armenia-Russia 2-2; China-France 2-2;

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Please visit the Official Site of the tournament for more detailed information.
 
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