Anton Korobov wins 16th Poikovsky Karpov tournament on tie-break Print
Thursday, 08 October 2015 11:27
KorobovThe 16th Poikovsky Karpov chess tournament took place from September 27th to October 8th, 2015, in town Poikovsky, situated at the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District Yugra in Russia.

The event was a strong round-robin tournament of 10 grandmasters.

Ukrainian GM Anton Korobov and GM Viktor Bologan from Moldova split the first place at 6 points each but Korobov prevailed on a superior tie-break score to take the gold.

Grandmasters Enesto Inarkiev (Russia), Emil Sutovsky (Israel) and Denis Khismatullin (Russia) shared the third place at 5 points, while Igor Lysyj (Russia) and Ilia Smirin (Russia) finished with 4 points.


Final standings:
1.Anton Korobov UKR (2700) – 6
2.Viktor Bologan MDA (2607) – 6
3.Ernesto Inarkiev RUS (2660) – 5
4.Emil Sutovsky ISR (2635) – 5
5.Denis Khismatullin RUS (2651) – 5
6.Igor Lysyj RUS (2671) – 4
7.Ilia Smirin ISR (2655) – 4
8.Alexei Shirov LAT (2712) – 3.5
9.Alexander Morozevich RUS (2711) – 3.5
10.Viktor Laznicka CZE (2676) – 3

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