The 2008 Politiken Cup took place from Saturday 19 July 2008 to Sunday 27 July 2008. 6 GMs tied for 1st with 8 points in 10 rounds. Here are the top finishers by order of tie-breaks:

1. GM Sergey Tiviakov 2645 8
2. GM Vladimir Malakhov 2689 8
3. GM Yurij Kuzubov 2578 8
4. GM Peter Heine Nielsen 2652 8
5. GM Boris Savchenko 2578 8
6. GM Jonny Hector 2537 8

7. GM Michael Roiz 2680 7½
8. GM Mikheil Mchedlishvili 2604 7½
9. GM Pavel Eljanov 2716 7½
10. GM Konstantin Landa 2615 7½
11. GM Alexei Iljushin 2546 7½
12. GM Emanuel Berg 2592 7½
13. IM Oliver Kurmann 2394 7½
14. IM Christian Jepson 2358 7½
15. GM Lars Schandorff 2537 7½

Here is the official website.

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