1st European Chess Championships

Mark Crowther reports The 1st European Chess Championships took place in Saint Vincent July 3rd-14th 2000. There were 109 entries 45 of whom were rated over 2500 and 16 over 2600. Pavel Tregubov won the 1st European Chess Championships after winning with black in the final round against Aleksej Aleksandrov with black. Tregubov had led the event until he lost a marathon game in round 9 to Tamasz Markowski. He took the event on superior Bucholz tie-break from Aleksandrov, Markowski and Andrei Kharlov all four scored 8/11. Jan Timman, Kiril Georgiev and Michal Krasenkow were in a group tied for 12th place on 7/11. Get the games in PGN format Further information at: http://www.scacchivda.com/ Final Standings No. PNo. Name Score WP SB PS rat. TPR W-We 1 Tregubov, Pavel V g RUS 2615 8.0 78.0 52.25 51.5 2620 2718 +1.30 2 Aleksandrov, Aleksej g BLR 2606 8.0 75.0 53.00 51.5 2591 2727 +1.95 3 Markowski, Tomasz g POL 2531 8.0 75.0 52.75 51.0 2568 2721 +2.17 4 Kharlov, Andrei g RUS 2616 8.0 74.0 52.50 48.5 2627 2716 +1.18 5 Lutz, Christopher g GER 2587 7.5 75.5 50.75 47.5 2595 2686 +1.34 6 Smirin, Ilia g ISR 2666 7.5 73.5 47.75 45.0 2677 2668 -0.09 7 Malakhov, Vladimir g RUS 2593 7.5 73.0 48.75 47.5 2605 2648 +0.68 8 Chernin, Alexander g HUN 2583 7.5 71.5 48.00 47.0 2572 2685 +1.67 9 Fedorov, Alexei g BLR 2684 7.5 71.0 47.50 46.5 2646 2657 +0.13 10 Galkin, Alexander g RUS 2566 7.5 69.0 45.25 44.5 2587 2655 +1.01 11 Tiviakov, Sergei g NED 2567 7.5 65.5 44.00 42.0 2608 2604 +0.02 12 Hertneck, Gerald g GER 2571 7.0 76.0 46.50 47.5 2541 2625 +1.17 13 Milov, Vadim g SUI 2653 7.0 75.5 45.75 49.5 2626 2651 +0.29 14 Krasenkow, Michal g POL 2661 7.0 75.0 46.25 44.0 2702 2644 -0.81 15 Timman, Jan H g NED 2655 7.0 75.0 45.50 45.5 2639 2652 +0.18 16 Georgiev, Kiril g BUL 2677 7.0 74.0 45.50 47.5 2661 2666 +0.07 17 Azmaiparashvili, Zurab g GEO 2675 7.0 73.0 43.75 44.5 2673 2626 -0.70 18 Fressinet, Laurent m FRA 2501 7.0 71.5 42.00 42.0 2536 2611 +1.06 19 Beliavsky, Alexander G g SLO 2640 7.0 71.0 44.00 45.0 2654 2633 -0.37 20 Bauer, Christian g FRA 2517 7.0 70.5 43.25 44.0 2562 2641 +1.17 21 Romanishin, Oleg M g UKR 2578 7.0 70.0 43.25 45.0 2591 2616 +0.29 22 Miles, Anthony J g ENG 2579 7.0 66.0 41.50 42.0 2584 2565 -0.26 23 Conquest, Stuart g ENG 2563 6.5 74.5 42.50 43.0 2529 2648 +1.70 24 Gershon, Alik m ISR 2471 6.5 73.0 39.50 44.5 2502 2622 +1.88 25 Bunzmann, Dimitrij m GER 2502 6.5 70.5 38.50 41.0 2484 2561 +1.22 26 Vallejo Pons, Francisco g ESP 2528 6.5 70.0 38.25 42.5 2554 2555 +0.01 27 Kuczynski, Robert g POL 2451 6.5 70.0 37.50 40.0 2479 2553 +1.00 28 Lobron, Eric g GER 2550 6.5 69.0 38.00 42.0 2530 2555 +0.34 29 Macieja, Bartlomiej g POL 2538 6.5 68.0 37.25 41.0 2536 2550 +0.23 30 Yakovich, Yuri g RUS 2580 6.5 67.0 37.25 42.0 2585 2548 -0.54 31 Epishin, Vladimir g RUS 2667 6.5 66.5 38.00 39.5 2567 2539 -0.43 32 Sveshnikov, Evgeny g RUS 2555 6.5 65.5 37.50 41.0 2555 2506 -0.76 33 Berg, Emanuel SWE 2432 6.5 65.5 35.75 40.0 2456 2543 +1.20 34 Anastasian, Ashot g ARM 2606 6.5 65.0 35.75 40.0 2571 2506 -0.98 35 Godena, Michele g ITA 2487 6.5 64.5 33.00 38.0 2485 2525 +0.67 36 Sax, Gyula g HUN 2609 6.5 63.0 36.75 38.0 2563 2466 -1.31 37 Mikhalevski, Victor g ISR 2499 6.5 63.0 34.25 38.5 2532 2513 -0.32 38 Jonkman, Harmen f NED 2446 6.5 62.5 32.50 39.0 2424 2500 +1.10 39 Mittelman, Gur m ISR 2443 6.5 61.5 33.75 39.0 2419 2535 +1.60 40 Gdanski, Jacek g POL 2535 6.5 61.0 34.50 36.5 2557 2454 -1.42 41 Franco Ocampos, Zenon g ESP 2511 6.5 60.0 33.50 35.0 2512 2414 -1.42 42 David, Alberto g LUX 2520 6.0 72.5 37.25 39.5 2487 2532 +0.61 43 Lalic, Bogdan g ENG 2548 6.0 71.0 36.00 40.0 2520 2515 -0.16 44 Morovic Fernandez, Ivan g CHI 2611 6.0 69.0 37.00 40.5 2608 2507 -1.48 45 Odeev, Handszar m TKM 2425 6.0 68.0 33.00 38.5 2442 2498 +0.80 46 Solak, Dragan m YUG 2515 6.0 66.5 34.50 39.0 2490 2505 +0.17 47 Bellini, Fabio m ITA 2484 6.0 66.5 33.00 39.5 2484 2517 +0.50 48 Marcelin, Cyril m FRA 2439 6.0 63.0 30.75 37.0 2433 2452 +0.30 49 Shirazi, Kamran m USA 2399 6.0 60.0 28.75 32.0 2414 2386 -0.49 50 Vukovic, Zdravko m YUG 2475 6.0 58.5 27.50 34.5 2471 2401 -1.00 51 Zhukova, Natalia wg UKR 2471 6.0 58.0 29.25 34.0 2450 2324 -1.70 52 Handke, Florian m GER 2413 6.0 54.5 27.00 32.5 2455 2306 -2.00 53 Simonenko, Sergei m TKM 2440 5.5 70.5 32.75 37.5 2465 2499 +0.50 54 Kempinski, Robert g POL 2528 5.5 69.5 30.50 38.5 2498 2459 -0.55 55 Efimov, Igor g ITA 2537 5.5 65.5 30.50 35.5 2520 2391 -1.87 56 Gelashvili, Tamaz g GEO 2514 5.5 65.5 29.00 37.0 2519 2425 -1.43 57 Sorensen, Jan m DEN 2401 5.5 65.0 29.50 34.5 2399 2435 +0.55 58 Aldrovandi, Costantino f ITA 2328 5.5 64.5 31.75 34.5 2351 2472 +1.70 59 Miljanic, Boro m YUG 2429 5.5 64.0 30.00 33.5 2401 2401 +0.00 60 Van der Weide, Karel m NED 2452 5.5 64.0 27.75 35.5 2467 2417 -0.70 120 players