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Bansko Open Round Four

Three players leading with perfect scores

The participants of the Bansko Grand Chess Open 2010 switched the gear to fighting mode for the fourth round this Wednesday afternoon. A draw was rare occurrence and the top seventeen boards netted decisive results.

The 2nd-seeded GM Boris Savchenko won yet another game and is topping the standings with perfect score, together with International Masters Nanko Dobrev and Tamir Nabaty. Dobrev defeated another Grandmaster, this time his victim was GM Athanasios Mastrovasilis. Nabaty used the advantage of white pieces to inflict a loss to the GM-norm aspirant Petar Arnaudov.

Bansko Tamir Nabaty 1

IM Tamir Nabaty

Bansko Cheparinov - Berbatov

Ivan Cheparinov – Kiprian Berbatov

Round 4 top results:

IM Grigorov Grigor - GM Savchenko Boris 0 – 1

IM Dobrev Nanko - GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios 1 – 0

IM Nabaty Tamir - IM Arnaudov G Petar 1 – 0

GM Cheparinov Ivan - IM Berbatov Kiprian 1 – 0

GM Spasov Vasil - GM Georgiev Krum 1 – 0

Strelnikov Sergey - GM Georgiev Vladimir 0 – 1

GM Grigoryan Avetik - NM Tomov Georgi 1 – 0

GM Nikolaidis Ioannis - IM Maksimovic Branimir 1 – 0

FM Kukov Velislav - GM Petrov Marijan 0 – 1

NM Ljangov Petar - Korobkov Piotr 0 – 1

Iskos Alexandros - IM Perunovic Miodrag 0 – 1

NM Kjurkchiiski Georgi - GM Danielsen Henrik 0 – 1

IM Zaslavsky Mikhail - WIM Videnova Iva 1 – 0

IM Ashwin Jayaram - Zygouris Hristos 1 – 0

Round 4 standings:

1-3. GM Savchenko Boris RUS 2632, IM Dobrev Nanko BUL 2376 and IM Nabaty Tamir ISR 2529 – 4.0

4-11. Korobkov Piotr UKR 2484, GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2668, GM Spasov Vasil BUL 2606, GM Georgiev Vladimir MKD 2582, GM Nikolaidis Ioannis GRE 2552, GM Grigoryan Avetik ARM 2580, GM Petrov Marijan BUL 2534 and IM Perunovic Miodrag SRB 2465 – 3.5

12-26. GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios GRE 2556, GM Danielsen Henrik ISL 2516, IM Grigorov Grigor BUL 2479, IM Arnaudov G Petar BUL 2468, IM Dimitrov Radoslav BUL 2410, IM Zaslavsky Mikhail ISR 2424, Malikentzos Sotirios GRE 2312, IM Ashwin Jayaram IND 2420, WIM Nikolova Adriana BUL 2328, IM Collas Silvia FRA 2300, NM Gochev Mladen BUL 2261, Kanakaris Georgios GRE 2285, Galburd Yan ISR 2322, FM Fazulyanov Sergey RUS 2365 and IM Gvetadze Sopio GEO 2350 – 3.0 etc

Round 5 top pairings:

GM Savchenko Boris – IM Nabaty Tamir

GM Georgiev Vladimir – IM Dobrev Nanko

GM Petrov Marijan – GM Cheparinov Ivan

Korobkov Piotr – GM Spasov Vasil

IM Perunovic Miodrag - GM Grigoryan Avetik

GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios - GM Nikolaidis Ioannis

GM Danielsen Henrik – IM Gvetadze Sopio

WIM Nikolova Adriana – IM Grigorov Grigor

IM Arnaudov G Petar - Galburd Yan

Malikentzos Sotirios - IM Zaslavsky Mikhail

IM Collas Silvia – IM Ashwin Jayaram

IM Dimitrov Radoslav – Kanakaris Georgios

Bansko Dobrev, Grigorov

International Masters Nanko Dobrev and Grigor Grigorov

Bansko Avetik Grigoryan 2

GM Avetik Grigoryan

Bansko Arnaudov

IM Petar Arnaudov

Bansko Miodrag Perunovic

IM Miodrag Perunovic

Bansko IM Silvia Collas

IM Silvia Collas

Bansko Kids

Bansko Kids 2

Bansko Petar Ljangov

Living legend of Bulgarian chess – NM Petar Ljangov

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