European Individual Chess Championship 2014

Motylev
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The first 3 games ended in a draw and Motylev became the new European Champion with 9 points out of 11. There was a tie from 2nd to 9th but Anton Guijarro and Fedoseev had better tie-breaks.

Results of top 10 games of the 11th round

1 GM Navara David CZE 2700 7½ ½ – ½ 8½ GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656
2 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2661 7½ ½ – ½ 7½ GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641
3 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 7½ ½ – ½ 7½ GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2655
4 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 7 1 – 0 7 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633
5 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613
6 GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2676 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2709
7 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2681
8 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681 7 0 – 1 7 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2643
9 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 7 1 – 0 6½ GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2716
10 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2642

Top 10 players

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 9.0 2872 28.8
2 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 8.0 2775 32.5
3 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 8.0 2790 21.8
4 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 8.0 2774 24.6
5 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 8.0 2790 9.3
6 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2643 8.0 2759 16.8
7 GM Navara David CZE 2700 8.0 2763 8.7
8 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2661 8.0 2695 5.7
9 GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2655 8.0 2699 6.7
10 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 7.5 2751 21.6

View the full standings here.

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Motylev-Smirin
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Motylev looks unstoppable in this event! He won against Smirin and now leads with 8.5 points out of 10 games. Five players are on 7.5.

Results of top 10 boards of 10th round

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 7½ 1 – 0 7 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644
2 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 7 ½ – ½ 6½ GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713
3 GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2655 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712
4 GM Navara David CZE 2700 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2617
5 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682
6 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 6½ ½ – ½ 6½ GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681
7 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 6½ ½ – ½ 6½ GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2676
8 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2661 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2574
9 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2650 6 0 – 1 6 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723
10 GM Balogh Csaba HUN 2651 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723

Top 10 players after 10 rounds

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 8.5 2897 28.2
2 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 7.5 2804 21.5
3 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 7.5 2786 24.0
4 GM Navara David CZE 2700 7.5 2774 9.3
5 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2661 7.5 2701 6.0
6 GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2655 7.5 2709 7.3
7 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 7.0 2767 18.7
8 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 7.0 2758 20.2
9 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 7.0 2738 25.4
10 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 7.0 2763 5.5

Pairings of top 10 boards of the 11th (last) rounds

1 GM Navara David CZE 2700 7½ – 8½ GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656
2 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2661 7½ – 7½ GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641
3 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 7½ – 7½ GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2655
4 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 7 – 7 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633
5 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 7 – 7 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613
6 GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2676 7 – 7 GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2709
7 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 7 – 7 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2681
8 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681 7 – 7 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2643
9 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 7 – 6½ GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2716
10 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723 6½ – 6½ GM Kuzubov Yuriy UKR 2642

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Popov-Solak
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Motylev drew Moiseenko and is leading with 7.5 points. Solak and Smirin are on 7.

Results of top 10 boards of 9th round

1 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712 6 ½ – ½ 7 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656
2 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633
3 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Navara David CZE 2700
4 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613
5 GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2617 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681
6 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2650 6 0 – 1 6 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610
7 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 6 0 – 1 6 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644
8 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Balogh Csaba HUN 2651
9 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2653
10 GM Sutovsky Emil ISR 2652 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2709

Top 10 players after 9th round

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 7.5 2869 23.4
2 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 7.0 2800 22.6
3 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 7.0 2792 16.6
4 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 6.5 2776 18.0
5 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 6.5 2767 19.3
6 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 6.5 2769 15.9
7 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 6.5 2775 7.5
8 GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2574 6.5 2725 19.7
9 GM Navara David CZE 2700 6.5 2743 5.4
10 GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2676 6.5 2737 8.0

Pairings of top 10 boards of the 10th round

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 7½ – 7 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644
2 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 7 – 6½ GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713
3 GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2655 6½ – 6½ GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712
4 GM Navara David CZE 2700 6½ – 6½ GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2617
5 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 6½ – 6½ GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682
6 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 6½ – 6½ GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681
7 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 6½ – 6½ GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2676
8 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2661 6½ – 6½ GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2574
9 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2650 6 – 6 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723
10 GM Balogh Csaba HUN 2651 6 – 6 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723

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Motylev won against Eljanov and is leading the event with 7 points out of 8 rounds. 13 players (!!) share 2nd with 6 points.

Results of top 10 boards of the 7th round

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 6 1 – 0 5½ GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723
2 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713
3 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682
4 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 5½ ½ – ½ 5 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723
5 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 5 1 – 0 5 GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2716
6 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712 5 1 – 0 5 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2643
7 GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2705 5 0 – 1 5 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641
8 GM Navara David CZE 2700 5 1 – 0 5 GM Shomoev Anton RUS 2581
9 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 5 1 – 0 5 GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2698
10 GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2617 5 1 – 0 5 GM Riazantsev Alexander RUS 2689

Top 10 players after 8 rounds

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 7.0 2918 22.6
2 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 6.0 2791 16.9
3 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 6.0 2784 18.3
4 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 6.0 2799 8.6
5 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 6.0 2784 15.1
6 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 6.0 2756 21.8
7 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 6.0 2764 17.0
8 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 6.0 2767 12.8
9 GM Navara David CZE 2700 6.0 2762 6.2
10 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681 6.0 2759 8.2

Top 10 pairings of the 9th round

1 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712 6 – 7 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656
2 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 6 – 6 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633
3 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641 6 – 6 GM Navara David CZE 2700
4 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682 6 – 6 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613
5 GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2617 6 – 6 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681
6 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2650 6 – 6 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610
7 GM Anton Guijarro David ESP 2559 6 – 6 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644
8 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 5½ – 5½ GM Balogh Csaba HUN 2651
9 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723 5½ – 5½ GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2653
10 GM Sutovsky Emil ISR 2652 5½ – 5½ GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2709

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Motylev
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Motylev is leading with 6 points out of 7 games. Six players have 5.5 points.

Results of top 10 pairings of the 7th round

1 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 5 ½ – ½ 5½ GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656
2 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681
3 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 4½ 1 – 0 4½ GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2653
4 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633
5 GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2716 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Tregubov Pavel V. RUS 2614
6 GM Riazantsev Alexander RUS 2689 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Goganov Aleksey RUS 2569
7 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682 4½ 1 – 0 4½ GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2531
8 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2676
9 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 4½ 1 – 0 4½ GM Bartel Mateusz POL 2662
10 GM Kovalenko Igor LAT 2626 4 0 – 1 4 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712

Top 10 players after 7 rounds

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 6.0 2871 16.7
2 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713 5.5 2825 9.0
3 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 5.5 2802 16.8
4 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723 5.5 2827 8.4
5 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 5.5 2786 16.0
6 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681 5.5 2775 7.8
7 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682 5.5 2761 6.4
8 GM Goganov Aleksey RUS 2569 5.0 2750 18.4
9 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 5.0 2741 11.0
10 GM Shimanov Aleksandr RUS 2649 5.0 2738 8.8

Top 10 pairings of the 8th round

1 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2656 6 – 5½ GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2723
2 GM Laznicka Viktor CZE 2681 5½ – 5½ GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2713
3 GM Solak Dragan TUR 2610 5½ – 5½ GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2682
4 GM Melkumyan Hrant ARM 2613 5½ – 5 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2723
5 GM Smirin Ilia ISR 2644 5 – 5 GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2716
6 GM Moiseenko Alexander UKR 2712 5 – 5 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2643
7 GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2705 5 – 5 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2641
8 GM Navara David CZE 2700 5 – 5 GM Shomoev Anton RUS 2581
9 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2633 5 – 5 GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2698
10 GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2617 5 – 5 GM Riazantsev Alexander RUS 2689

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