GM Jon Ludvig Hammer (t.h.) gikk til topps i Fagernes Chess International
med med 7 av 9 etter remis i siste runde mot GM Andrey Vovk. Han tjente
14 elopoeng etter ratingprestasjonen på 2774. Hammer er dermed uoffisielt
oppe på 2665 og er ny nummer to i Norden.GM Peter Heine Nielsen ligger
på 2655.GM Jan Werle fra Nederland med 6,5 poeng.GM Evgeny Postny
ble nummer 3 med 6 poeng. GM Simen Agdestein hadde sammen poengsum
etter en sterk avslutning med seier mot GM Kaido Kulaots.Simen ble nummer
IM Drazen Muse (left) from König Tegel Berlin leads the Äskulap-Turnier
with 4,5 points after the 5th round.Here he plays a draw against IM Michal
Luch in the 5th round Friday afternoon.
IM Kamil Stachowiak (right) from Polen also has 4,5 points. He has black
against Muse in the 6th round Saturday morning.
IM Paul Hoffmann (right) from USV TU Dresden has 4 points. In this game
he beats a player from Merseburg.
The 6th round starts Saturday at 8 a.m. (8.00).The 7th and last round will
start tomorrow at 2 p.m. (14.00).
IM Cliff Wichmann (left) from Nickelhütte Aue had a big advantage in
his 1st round game in Âskulap-Turnier and probably won.
FM Hendrik Hoffmann (above left) from SG Leipzig played attacking chess
and had a winning position against his Young opponent as I left the playing
FM Karsten Schulz (left) from Schwerin Plays many open tournaments in
Germany and he spends another Easter in Görlitz.
I won my game with black against Rainer Kalbass (1848).It was an
English game where I won material in the middlegame.I have white
against Dirk Niese (2028) tomorrow morning.
The 2nd round starts tomorrow at 8.30.Follow the results on the homepage.