seven players share second
The 22nd International Open “Belgrade Trophy” took place from 24th November until 2th December in Obrenovac, Serbia. The traditionally massive event gathered 212 players from 15 countries. Eighteen Grandmasters entered the competition and top-seeded was GM Mihajlo Stojanovic.
The Polish Grandmaster Marcin Dziuba won against the Spanish GM Luis Arizmendi Martinez in the final ninth round and emerged as the tournament winner having collected 7.5 points.
Final Ranking after 9 Rounds:
1. GM Dziuba Marcin POL 2573 – 7.5
2-8. IM Szabo Gergely-Andras-Gyula ROU 2535, GM Strikovic Aleksa SRB 2519, IM Nikolov Momchil BUL 2529, IM Ninov Nikolai BUL 2521, GM Abramovic Bosko SRB 2492, GM Parligras Mircea ROU 2552 and GM Djukic Nikola MNE 2524 – 7.0
9-16. GM Stojanovic Mihajlo SRB 2585, GM Stanojoski Zvonko MKD 2509, GM Drasko Milan MNE 2527, Nadj Hedjesi Balind SRB 2432, GM Arizmendi Martinez Julen Luis ESP 2534, GM Frolyanov Dmitry RUS 2571, GM Blagojevic Dragisa MNE 2557 and GM Ivanov Mikhail M RUS 2461 – 6.5 etc