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Thursday, 01 August 2013 14:26
Maccabiah International Chess Festival

The Maccabiah International Chess Festival took place on 21-28 July 2013 at the Dan Hotel, Jerusalem – Israel. It includes several events at different levels.

The GM1 tournament was won by Russian GM Semen Dvoirys, who was the only player to obtain 6 points in the nine rounds. Israelis Danny Raznikov and Alexander Finkel finished second and third, respectively.

Experienced GM Boris Avrukh took first place at the GM2 tournament also after getting 6 points. Second and third place went to GM Vitali Golod and IM Avital Voruchovsky.

The IM sections were won by WIM Marsel Efroimski and IM Alexander Kaspi.

The open section’s winner was Israeli Ariel Erenberg, who edged Brazilian Davy D’Israel on tiebreaks after both finished with 7.5/9 points.

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