The 23rd International Chess Festival “Liepajas Rokade 2016″ was held from 4-7th August at the Hotel Fontaine Royal in Liepaja, Latvia.
The Festival consisted of Open Rapid, Blitz, Team and Super Rapid tournaments.
Eight players with the average elo 2633 competed in the round-robin Super Rapid tournament. Grandmasters Daniil Lintchevski and Arturs Neiksans shared the first place with 4,5/7 points each, but Lintchevski is declared winner on better tie-break.
Earlier GM Vladimir Fedoseev dominated the Liepajas Rokade Open Rapid.
1 GM Lintchevski Daniil RUS 2609 – 4.5
2 GM Neiksans Arturs LAT 2613 – 4.5
3 GM Kovalenko Igor LAT 2708 – 4
4 GM Fridman Daniel GER 2646 – 4
5 GM Khalifman Alexander RUS 2593 – 3.5
6 IM Chigaev Maksim RUS 2594 – 3.5
7 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2720 – 3
8 GM Giorgadze Giorgi GEO 2584 – 1
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