Sweden Chess Championship
Emanuel Berg in firm lead after six rounds
Report by Chessdom.com

The Sweden Chess Championship is taking place from 28th June to 11th July in Kungsors. The round robin tournament consists of 13 rounds and the entire festival includes numerous additional events for masters, juniors and veterans.

The second-seeded GM Emanuel Berg is dominating the Championship and holds 5.5 points after six rounds. Famous columnist GM Stellan Brynell is distant second with 4.0 points. The highest rated GM Tiger Hillarp Persson is on modest 50% score, sharing the same number of points with national hope IM Nils Grandelius, who shined at the recent Sigeman chess tournament.

Round 6 results:

Hanninger Simon – GM Brynell Stellan ½ – ½
GM Ernst Thomas – FM Nithander Victor 1 – 0
GM Akesson Ralf – IM Blomqvist Erik 1 – 0
GM Berg Emanuel – GM Hillarp Persson Tiger 1 – 0
Glimbrandt Torbjorn – FM Semsecen Daniel ½ – ½
IM Tikkanen Hans – GM Cramling Pia 0 – 1
IM Johansson Jan – IM Grandelius Nils ½ – ½

Round 6 standings:

1. GM Berg Emanuel 2610 – 5.5
2. GM Brynell Stellan 2463 – 4.0
3. GM Cramling Pia 2528 – 3.5
4. GM Ernst Thomas 2414 – 3.5
5. GM Akesson Ralf 2493 – 3.5
6. IM Tikkanen Hans 2425 – 3.5
7. FM Semsecen Daniel 2387 – 3.0
8. GM Hillarp Persson Tiger 2618 – 3.0
9. IM Grandelius Nils 2491 – 3.0
10. FM Nithander Victor 2422 – 2.5
11. Hanninger Simon 2167 – 2.0
12. IM Johansson Jan 2440 – 2.0
13. Glimbrandt Torbjorn 2244 – 1.5
14. IM Blomqvist Erik 2436 – 1.5

Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar
Tags: ,
Share: 0