FM Hendrik Hoffmann (right) played strong chess in the Hofheimer
Frühjahrsopen. He beat GM Mikhail Simantsev IM Klaus Klundt and
IM Dmitry Mischuk on his way to an IM-norm. He was also rewarded
with a rating price for his 7th place.GM Jha Sriram from India won with
7 points in 9 rounds.2nd also with 7 points came IM Christopher Noe.
Third was GM Vladimir Epishin with 6 points.