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Sergei Zhigalko wins Baku Open 2011

Andreikin and Sutovski take silver and bronze

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Yet another Super Open with a prize fund over 50 000 eur concluded in Baku. GM Sergei Zhigalko took clear first place with 7,0/9 and won one of the strongest opens for this summer. The 7th seeded Zhigalko started with 5,0/5 and calmly concluded 4 draws to the end to finish undefeated.

In the last check before the World Cup 2011, second and third place are for GM Dmitry Andreikin and GM Emil Sutovsky, both with 6,5/9. The top seeded GM Mamedyarov finished with 6,0/9 at 8th position, while the other rating favorites GM Vallejo and GM Dominguez are 15th and 16th.

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Final standings

1 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2689 7

2 GM Andreikin Dmitry RUS 2696 6.5

3 GM Sutovsky Emil ISR 2700 6.5

4 GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2673 6

5 GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2618 6

6 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2624 6

7 GM Guliev Sarhan AZE 2500 6

8 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2765 6

9 GM Dreev Aleksey RUS 2711 6

10 GM Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2646 6

11 GM Mamedov Rauf AZE 2679 6

12 GM Volkov Sergey RUS 2607 6

13 IM Maghalashvili Davit GEO 2463 6

14 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2676 6

15 GM Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 2724 5.5

16 GM Dominguez Perez Leinier CUB 2719 5.5

17 GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2622 5.5

18 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2669 5.5

19 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2643 5.5

20 IM Nigalidze Gaioz GEO 2448 5.5

21 GM Sanikidze Tornike GEO 2525 5

22 IM Bajarani Ulvi AZE 2424 5

FM Mammadov Ayaz Arzu Oglu AZE 2382 5

24 FM Idani Pouya IRI 2406 5

25 FM Izzat Kanan Azar Oglu AZE 2185 5

26 Abdulov Orkhan Javanshir Oglu AZE 2377 5

27 IM Dovliatov Sanan AZE 2411 5

28 GM Ibrahimov Rasul AZE 2547 5

29 IM Sharbaf Mohsen IRI 2402 5

30 GM Abbasov Farid AZE 2529 5

31 GM Gagunashvili Merab GEO 2588 5

32 GM Abasov Nijat Azad Oglu AZE 2481 5

33 IM Guliev Logman AZE 2458 4.5

34 GM Zhukova Natalia UKR 2412 4.5

35 IM Mammadov Zaur Fazahir Oglu AZE 2325 4.5

36 IM Quparadze Giga GEO 2467 4.5

37 IM Allahverdiev Anar AZE 2421 4.5

38 FM Erdogan Hakan TUR 2235 4.5

39 CM Sanal Vahap TUR 2243 4.5

40 CM Emiroglu Cankut TUR 2260 4.5

41 FM Agaragimov Djakhangir AZE 2352 4.5

42 Agayev Nidjat AZE 2279 4.5

43 FM Ali Marandi Cemil Can TUR 2295 4.5

44 Aliyev Elnur Fakhraddin Oglu AZE 2219 4

45 WGM Mamedjarova Zeinab AZE 2289 4

46 Mari Ooriad Pouya IRI 2256 4

47 Iskandarov Misratdin Mehdi Ogl AZE 2302 4

48 WIM Isgandarova Khayala Ilqar Qizi AZE 2163 4

49 FM Heydarli Kanan Beyukkishi Oglu AZE 2387 4

50 WGM Kadimova Ilaha AZE 2331 4

51 IM Melia Salome GEO 2437 4

52 Rahmanov Shahriyar Teymur Oglu AZE 2259 3.5

53 Rzayev Bahruz Iqbal Oglu AZE 2335 3.5

54 Idrisov Tabriz Arif Oglu AZE 2225 3.5

55 Igambergenov Alibek KAZ 2257 3.5

56 WFM Khademalsharieh Sarasadat IRI 2218 3.5

57 Hasanov Shakhriyar Fuad Oglu AZE 2242 3.5

58 FM Kowsarinia Amir IRI 2234 3.5

59 WIM Abdulla Khayala Mardan Qizi AZE 2227 3.5

60 Orujov Shujaat Ismiali Oglu AZE 2204 3.5

61 Asgarov Mushfig Nizami Oglu AZE 2236 3.5

62 WIM Umudova Nargiz AZE 2185 3.5

63 IM Morchiashvili Bachana GEO 2376 3.5

64 Jafarli Alizamin AZE 2240 3

65 WGM Mamedjarova Turkan AZE 2288 3

66 Babaev Talyb AZE 2215 3

67 CM Dastan Batuhan TUR 2239 2.5

68 Ibrahimova Sabina Oqtay Qizi AZE 2125 2.5

69 WFM Khalafova Narmin Ilgar Qizi AZE 2089 2.5

70 Husseinov Shahin AZE 2207 2

71 Bayramov Vugar Ajdar Oglu AZE 2273 2

72 WGM Daulyte Deimante LTU 2281 2

73 FM Zeynalov Farid Fariz Oglu AZE 2325 0

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