IM Jens Kristiansen leads WSCC 2012 Print
Thursday, 22 November 2012 03:24
jens krisriansenRound 7 of the  World Seniors Chess Championship was played in the 5 star Galini Hotel in Kamena Vourla, Greece.

The women players of the World Senior Chess Championship are putting up a real show for the medal places. One more time the section was full of surprises, while the top contenders constantly change their positions. After today’s R7 WFM Ankudinova, WGM Fatalibekova, and WIM Titorenko share the lead with 5,0/7. While Ankudinova and Fatalibekova drew their game, WIM Titorenko is back to the first position after defeating with black WGM Strutinskaya. GM Nona Gaprindashvili was held to a draw by WGM Khmiadashvili and WIM Melashvili drew with WIM Beltz.

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IM Jens Kristiansen took the lead in the open section. He defeated the R6 co-leader GM Yuri Balashov and jumped into clear first position. The other co-leader of last round and rating favorite of the tournament GM Anatoly Vaisser signed a draw with the legendary GM Evgeny Sveshnikov. They now share the second position with the winners of R7 GM Vladimir Okhotnik and GM Yrjo Rantanen, all with 5,5/7. IM Jens Kristiansen half a point clear of competitors on top of the table with 6,0/7.

All results from the open section / Standings Open section / Replay all games on the top boards
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