Tuesday, 09 July 2013 21:44
The 47th edition of the Ilmar Raud Memorial took place on July 1st-7th at the Viljandi Sports Center in Vaksali, Estonia.
International Master Vladislav Kovalev (Belarus) finished first with a score of 7/9 after edging Finnish IM Mikael Agopov on tiebreaks.
Kovalek also took home the first prize of 1.500 Euros.
A group of four grandmasters had to sit behind their lower titled colleagues after getting 6.5/9 points. Lithuanian GM Aloyzas Kveinys claimed third place on tiebreaks.
The event was dedicated to the 100th birthday of member of the Estonian team that finished 3rd at the Chess Olympiad in Buenos Aires.