ESS KALEV Rapid Paul Keres Memorial, 07.-09.01.

Results and tables       ESS KALEV

Theres were 141 participants from 11 different countries in tournament. GM Alexey Shirov from Spain won men final tournament with 5.5 points from 7. Second place tied Vladimir Malanjuk (UKR) and Juri Balashov (RUS) 4p. Followed 4.-5. Anatoli Karpov (RUS), Boris Gelfand (RUS) 3.5p, 6.-7. Mihhail Brodsky (UKR), Mihhail Rõtšagov (EST) 3p, 8. Vladimir Dobrov (RUS)1.5p.

WGM Jekaterina Kovalevskaja from Russia won women final tournament with 5.5 points. Second was Dagne Ciuksyte (LTU) 5 p and third Pia Cramliang (SWE) 4.5 p. Followed 4. Tatjana Fomina (EST) 3.5p, 5.-6. Zivile Sarakauskiene (LTU), Monika Tsõganova (EST) 3p, 7. Valentina Golubenko (EST) 2p, 8. Regina Narva (EST) 1.5p.

Men preliminary tournament won by Vladimir Malaniuk (UKR) 6 points out of 7, women preliminary won by Tatjana Fomina (EST) 6p. B-group winner was Juri Agafonov (LAT) 7p, followed Brait Lelumees (EST) 6p and Artem Jeremejev (EST), Taago Hiiesalu (EST), Thomas Ristoja (FIN), Margus Sööt (EST) all 5.5p.