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Mevlana Chess Festival

Mevlana Chess Festival: IM Abbasov won the open with 7/8

"Come come, whoever you are" Mevlana

Mevlana Chess Festival which is going to be held in Konya between November 30-December 7 2006 is starting today at 4 p.m.  Konya, Mevlana Chess Festival is the most recent international chess festival organized in Turkey.

The prizes of the event are sponsored by the Governorship of Konya. Konya Youth and Sports District Directorate, Konya Culture and Tourism Directorate and Turkish Chess Federation are the sponsors of the event.

The open category of the event was won by IM Farid Abbasov from Azerbaijan and also player of Konyaspor in Is Bankasi Chess League with 7/8. The second place was occupied by another Azerbaijani International Master and also player of Konyaspor, Rashad Babaev with 6.5/8. 3-5.places are shared by GM Handszar Odeev, IM Umut Atakişi and Armen Grigoriev.

In the under 16 category Turkish hopeful Atilla Yüksel and Arslan Othiyev shared the first place with 5/6 while Halil İbrahim Özen and Nazlı Kovan shared the third place with 4.5/6.

In the blitz category, the winner was the same as the open, Farid Abbasov while the 2-5. places were shared by IM Hasan Kılıçaslan, Armen Grigoriev, IM Rashad Babaev and FM Ahmed Hamad.

You can access the results, standings, crosstable and the pgn files of the event from the link below.


List of Participants

Pairings-Results   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8    

Pgn      1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   All

Standings    Crosstable

Under 16

List of participants

Pairings-Results  1   2   3   4   5   6

Standings   Crosstable


Standings   Crosstable