The King’s Tournament in Bazna, Romania just concluded on June 4, 2008. Nigel Short easily won the tournament but the legendary Portisch and Andersson both had excellent results.

Final Standings:

1. Short, Nigel g ENG 2660 7

2. Portisch, Lajos g HUN 2523 5½
3. Andersson, Ulf g SWE 2537 5½

4. Suba, Mihai g ROU 2487 5
5. Beliavsky, Alexander g SLO 2641 5
6. Khalifman, Alexander g RUS 2628 5
7. Mecking, Henrique g BRA 2565 5
8. Murariu, Andrei g ROU 2483 5

9. Sokolov, Andrei g FRA 2596 4
10. Vaganian, Rafael A g ARM 2617 4
11. Timman, Jan g NED 2565 4

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