Dragan Solak became the winner of Turkish Chess Championship Print
Tuesday, 07 February 2012 07:42
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Turkish Chess Championship among men lasted from 29th of January, 2012 till 5th of February Kemer, Antalya. 309 participants (52 more compare to previous year) including 19 titled players together with 4 GMs, 6 IM and 6 FM, 3 CM took part in the event.

Dragan Solak became the winner of Turkish Championship after his victory in the last round against Turkish youngster Ege Koksal. It was the first Turkish Championship for Dragan Solak, who recently completed the transfer from Serbian Chess Federation to Turkish Chess Federation and is going to represent the Turkish national team in the next Olympiad. IM Mert Erdogdu made a draw against Ogulcan Kanmazalp and finished second. 18-years-old IM Firat Burak took the bronze medal.

Turkish Chess Federation and general sponsor Is Bank provided a prize fund of about 12500 Euro.

Official website: http://tr2012.tsf.org.tr/

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Dragan Solak against Ege Koksal in the last round


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Dragan Solak with Turkish players


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Medallists of Turkish Championship


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Mert Erdogdu- 2nd place


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New Turkish Champions Dragan Solak and Kubra Ozturk


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14-years-old Turkish talant BATUHAN Dastan showed the best performance among youngsters


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Previous Turkish Champion Emre Can and Kivanc Haznedaroglu


Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich
 
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