Bassem Amin

Egypt’s Amin rules Dubai chess tournament
UAE’s GM Salem Saleh fights back to grab silver
Published: 22:21 June 12, 2016 Gulf News
Staff Report

Dubai: Grandmaster (GM) Bassem Amin of Egypt maintained his half-point edge after Saturday night’s final round to claim the champion’s cup in the 13th edition of the Allegiance to Zayed Chess Tournament at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club.

Amin split the point with GM Elmar Magerramov of Azerbaijan in the ninth round to hike his tally to eight points, safely ahead of Emirati top-seed GM Salem A.R. Saleh, who took the runner-up spot with 7.5 points after beating untitled Ernesto Yap of the Philippines. Magerramov also had 7.5 points, but settled for third place with an inferior tiebreak score.

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Final Ranking after 9 Rounds (top 20)

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3 K rtg+/-
1 2 GM Amin Bassem EGY 2647 8,0 0,0 53,0 45,5 20 18,2
2 1 GM Salem A.R. Saleh UAE 2712 7,5 0,0 53,0 45,0 10 1,8
3 5 GM Magerramov Elmar AZE 2552 7,5 0,0 52,0 44,0 20 -3,2
4 4 GM Adly Ahmed EGY 2624 7,5 0,0 50,5 42,5 20 10,2
5 6 GM Arencibia Rodriguez Walter CUB 2539 7,0 0,0 51,0 43,5 20 7,8
6 18 Mortel Marlon PHI 2107 7,0 0,0 49,5 41,5 20 35,6
7 10 FM Saeed Ishaq UAE 2259 7,0 0,0 48,5 41,0 20 2,2
8 31 Rafee Mohd Hayel SYR 1923 7,0 0,0 47,5 40,0 20 50,2
9 8 FM Zemtsov Roman RUS 2293 7,0 0,0 45,5 38,5 20 2,0
10 81 Mihir Bhalchandra Khanolkar IND 1459 7,0 0,0 45,0 38,5 20 87,0
11 55 Montaser Kamil SUD 1667 7,0 0,0 39,5 34,0 20 55,2
12 25 Yap Ernesto M. PHI 2035 6,5 0,0 47,0 39,5 20 30,2
13 26 WFM Nekrasova Elena LIB 2010 6,5 0,0 45,0 37,5 20 27,0
14 7 GM Grivas Efstratios GRE 2491 6,0 0,0 51,0 43,5 20 -20,4
15 17 Dimarucut Francis Erwin PHI 2108 6,0 0,0 50,0 42,0 20 -0,4
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