European Individual Chess Championship 2014

94 players lead after the first round :)) Despite wins of most higher rated players the opposition had put up a very good fight!

Results of first 10 boards

1 IM Petenyi Tamas 2468 0 0 – 1 0 GM Bacrot Etienne 2739
2 GM Eljanov Pavel 2723 0 1 – 0 0 GM Danielian Elina 2467
3 IM Mkrtchian Lilit 2465 0 ½ – ½ 0 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2723
4 GM Korobov Anton 2719 0 0 – 1 0 FM Alekseenko Kirill 2461
5 GM Hayrapetyan Hovik 2458 0 0 – 1 0 GM Malakhov Vladimir 2717
6 GM Jobava Baadur 2716 0 1 – 0 0 IM Sipila Vilka 2457
7 IM Schreiner Peter 2455 0 0 – 1 0 GM Khismatullin Denis 2714
8 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2713 0 1 – 0 0 IM Melia Salome 2453
9 IM Givon Asaf 2449 0 ½ – ½ 0 GM Moiseenko Alexander 2712
10 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2711 0 1 – 0 0 GM Chibukhchian Artur 2446

Top 10 pairings of the 2nd round

1 GM Bacrot Etienne 2739 1 – 1 GM Onischuk Vladimir 2583
2 GM Roiz Michael 2591 1 – 1 GM Eljanov Pavel 2723
3 GM Malakhov Vladimir 2717 1 – 1 GM Grigoriants Sergey 2574
4 GM Iordachescu Viorel 2583 1 – 1 GM Jobava Baadur 2716
5 GM Khismatullin Denis 2714 1 – 1 GM Golod Vitali 2573
6 GM Jianu Vlad-Cristian 2574 1 – 1 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2713
7 GM Grigoryan Karen H. 2572 1 – 1 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2711
8 GM Fressinet Laurent 2709 1 – 1 GM Parligras Mircea-Emilian 2572
9 GM Vaganian Rafael A 2570 1 – 1 GM Kryvoruchko Yuriy 2706
10 GM Areshchenko Alexander 2705 1 – 1 GM Huzman Alexander 2569

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European Individual Chess Championship 2014

Opening ceremony
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Pairings of top 10 boards

1 IM Petenyi Tamas 2468 – GM Bacrot Etienne 2739
2 GM Eljanov Pavel 2723 – GM Danielian Elina 2467
3 IM Mkrtchian Lilit 2465 – GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2723
4 GM Korobov Anton 2719 – FM Alekseenko Kirill 2461
5 GM Hayrapetyan Hovik 2458 – GM Malakhov Vladimir 2717
6 GM Jobava Baadur 2716 – IM Sipila Vilka 2457
7 IM Schreiner Peter 2455 – GM Khismatullin Denis 2714
8 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2713 – IM Melia Salome 2453
9 IM Givon Asaf 2449 – GM Moiseenko Alexander 2712
10 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2711 – GM Chibukhchian Artur 2446

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European Individual Chess Championship 2014

State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet after Alexander Spendiaryan
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The event starts tomorrow in Yerevan, Armenia. There are 259 participants so far.

The first 10 participants

1 GM Bacrot Etienne 605506 FRA 2738
2 GM Eljanov Pavel 14102951 UKR 2733
3 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 4122356 RUS 2723
4 GM Korobov Anton 14105730 UKR 2723
5 GM Malakhov Vladimir 4120787 RUS 2717
6 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 4147235 RUS 2715
7 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 1118358 POL 2715
8 GM Moiseenko Alexander 14102560 UKR 2710
9 GM Fressinet Laurent 608742 FRA 2709
10 GM Almasi Zoltan 702293 HUN 2707

View the full list here.
Rounds will begin at 3pm local time, except for the last one which is at 2pm.

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