Angola: Great Master Viktor Bologan Wins Cuca Chess Tournament
27 April 2012

Luanda — The great master Viktor Bologan, from Moldavia, won Thursday the Cuca Cup international chess tournament, by defeating the Brazilian Alexandre Fier, ANGOP has learnt.

In nine rounds, the winner got eight points, four more than his main rival, Sergey Titiakov of Holland.

The winner received 5.000 dollars, the second one USD 4.000 and the third, L’Ami Erwin (Holland), 6,5 points, got 3,000 dollars.

Final top 12 standings:

1 GM Bologan Viktor MDA 2687 – 8
2 GM Tiviakov Sergey NED 2673 – 7.5
3 GM L’ami Erwin NED 2611 – 6.5
4 GM Adly Ahmed EGY 2596 – 6
5 GM Dlugy Maxim USA 2518 – 5.5
6 GM Kasparov Sergey BLR 2503 – 5.5
7 GM Abergel Thal FRA 2474 – 5
8 FM Domingos Catarino ANG 2261 – 5
9 FM Chemeris Roman UKR 2350 – 5
10 GM Fier Alexandr BRA 2599 – 5
11 IM Aderito Pedro ANG 2320 – 5
12 GM Fernandes Antonio POR 2400 – 5

Source: http://allafrica.com

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