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Politiken Cup 2011

GM Igor Kurnosov takes a clear first place with 8.5 points

The 2011 Politiken Cup was held from 30th July to 7th August in Lo Skolen, Denmark. 309 players competed and among them 26 Grandmasters, 14 International Masters, and 12 players rated above 2600 elo.

Russian GM Igor Kurnosov took a clear first place with 8.5 points from ten games. Half a point behind are five players sharing the 2nd place.

Prizes (in DKK): 20.000 kr more than in 2010.

Main prizes: 1. 20.000,- 2. 18.000,- 3. 15.000,- 4. 10.000,- 5. 8.000,- 6. 5.000,- 7. 4.000,- 8. 3.000,- 9. – 13. 2.000,- 14. – 20. 1.000,-

Rating prizes:

In each of the following sections by rating (min. 10 players per group): 1000-1500, 1501-1700, 1701-1900, 1901-2050, 2051-2200, 2201-2300, 2301-2400: 1. 3.000,- 2. 2.000,-.

Final standings:

1. GM Igor Kurnosov RUS 2633 – 8½

2-6. GM Julian Radulski BUL 2556, GM Boris Savchenko RUS 2615, GM Robert Hess USA 2609, GM Peter Heine Nielsen DEN 2682 and GM Hua Ni CHN 2662 – 8.0

7-15. GM Jon Ludvig Hammer NOR 2610, GM Robert Ruck HUN 2569, GM Michal Krasenkow POL 2607, IM Marc Tyler Arnold USA 2445, GM Leif Erland Johannessen NOR 2496, GM Richárd Rapport HUN 2545, IM Willy Hendriks NED 2415, WGM Anna Zatonskih USA 2522 and GM Marijan Petrov BUL 2534 – 7½ etc

igor kurnosov

GM Igor Kurnosov

Bansko Boris Savchenko

GM Boris Savchenko

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