Sunday, 22 December 2013 16:44
The Pavlodar Open 2013 took place from 10-19th December at the Estaya St. 83 in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan.
The tournament was devoted to the Republic of Kazakhstan Independence Day and organized by the Kazakhstan Chess Federation, Management of tourism, physical training and sports of the Pavlodar area, and Pavlodar Chess Federation.
104 players competed in the 10-rounds Swiss event. Among them were 15 Grandmasters and 10 International Masters.
Grandmasters Rinat Jumabayev, Semen Dvoirys and Andrey Zhigalko shared the first place with 7,5/9 points each, but the trophy goes to the local star Jumabayev who had the best tie-break.
1-3. GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2561, GM Dvoirys Semen RUS 2562 and GM Zhigalko Andrey BLR 2628 – 7,5
4-13. GM Solak Dragan TUR 2618, GM Kostenko Petr KAZ 2497, GM Zubarev Alexander UKR 2546, GM Ovetchkin Roman RUS 2542, GM Vokarev Sergey RUS 2464, IM Amanov Zhanibek KAZ 2362, GM Zablotsky Sergei RUS 2522, GM Burmakin Vladimir RUS 2585, FM Khegay Dmitriy RUS 2348 and FM Kazakov Konstantin KAZ 2339 – 7,0 etc