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European Individual Chess Championship, Budva 2009

participants and details

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The European Individual Chess Championship for men will take place in Budva, 4-19 March 2009. It will be an 11 rounds swiss tournament with 245 titled players of which 143 GMs and 78 IMs. The total number of participants is 316, which makes it the third biggest event, after Dresden (403), and Plovdiv (326).

Top seeded at the 2009 EICC will be Topalov’s second GM Francisco Vallejo Pons, who is here with GM Ivan Cheparinov and Erwin L’Ami. Ine of Kamsky’s seconds, GM Volokitin will be in Budva as well. The other 2700 club participant, besides Vallejo, will be GM Akopian, however, GM Naiditsch, GM Malakhov, GM Vitiugov, GM Bologan, and GM Nisipeanu will be striving to pass the mark at this championship.

The top junior of the EICC competition is GM Fabiano Caruana, followed by GM Nepomniachtchi, and GM Ivan Saric.

Surprisingly, several countries will not be represented at the championship, including Norway, Albania, Belgium, Estonia, Iceland, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, and Monaco.

There will be very few women players, as this years Women Individual Chess Championship takes place in Sankt Petersburg.

Games

Games from both championships will be available at Chessdom after each round

Previous EICC champions

2000 Saint-Vincent, Italy Pavel Tregubov (RUS)

2001 Ohrid, Macedonia Emil Sutovsky (ISR)

2002 Batumi, Georgia Bartlomiej Macieja (POL)

2003 Istanbul, Turkey Zurab Azmaiparashvili (GEO)

2004 Antalya, Turkey Vasyl Ivanchuk (UKR)

2005 Zegrze, Poland Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (ROM)

2006 Kusadasi, Turkey Zdenko Kozul (CRO)

2007 Dresden, Germany Vladislav Tkachiev (FRA)

2008 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Sergei Tiviakov (NED)

Participants

1 GM Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 2702

2 GM Akopian Vladimir ARM 2700

3 GM Naiditsch Arkadij GER 2693

4 GM Malakhov Vladimir RUS 2692

5 GM Dreev Alexey RUS 2688

6 GM Vitiugov Nikita RUS 2687

7 GM Bologan Viktor MDA 2687

8 GM Tiviakov Sergei NED 2685

9 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2679

10 GM Motylev Alexander RUS 2676

11 GM Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter ROU 2675

12 GM Areshchenko Alexander UKR 2673

13 GM Volokitin Andrei UKR 2671

14 GM Timofeev Artyom RUS 2671

15 GM Jobava Baadur GEO 2669

16 GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2666

17 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny RUS 2664

18 GM Guseinov Gadir AZE 2661

19 GM Sokolov Ivan NED 2657

20 GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2656

21 GM Grachev Boris RUS 2655

22 GM Savchenko Boris RUS 2654

23 GM Postny Evgeny ISR 2652

24 GM Berkes Ferenc HUN 2651

25 GM Predojevic Borki BIH 2650

26 GM Fridman Daniel GER 2650

27 GM Rodshtein Maxim ISR 2650

28 GM Bocharov Dmitry RUS 2647

29 GM Beliavsky Alexander G SLO 2646

30 GM Caruana Fabiano ITA 2646

31 GM Khenkin Igor GER 2644

32 GM Nyback Tomi FIN 2644

33 GM Lastin Alexander RUS 2643

34 GM Navara David CZE 2638

35 GM Mamedov Rauf AZE 2638

36 GM Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2636

37 GM Riazantsev Alexander RUS 2634

38 GM Georgiev Kiril BUL 2634

39 GM Kobalia Mikhail RUS 2634

40 GM Fedorchuk Sergey A UKR 2633

41 GM Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 2628

42 GM Ivanisevic Ivan SRB 2628

43 GM Belov Vladimir RUS 2627

44 GM Van Wely Loek NED 2625

45 GM Nikolic Predrag BIH 2623

46 GM Petrosian Tigran L ARM 2623

47 GM Khalifman Alexander RUS 2622

48 GM Pashikian Arman ARM 2621

49 GM Lysyj Igor RUS 2620

50 GM Fedorov Alexei BLR 2619

51 GM Sakaev Konstantin RUS 2619

52 GM Mchedlishvili Mikheil GEO 2619

53 GM Potkin Vladimir RUS 2613

54 GM Papaioannou Ioannis GRE 2609

55 GM Lupulescu Constantin ROU 2608

56 GM Meier Georg GER 2608

57 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2608

58 GM Mikhalevski Victor ISR 2608

59 GM Macieja Bartlomiej POL 2607

60 GM Berg Emanuel SWE 2606

61 GM Parligras Mircea ROU 2605

62 GM L’ami Erwin NED 2603

63 GM Kotronias Vasilios GRE 2603

64 GM Huzman Alexander ISR 2602

65 GM Kurnosov Igor RUS 2602

66 GM Azarov Sergei BLR 2599

67 GM Bartel Mateusz POL 2594

68 GM Kozul Zdenko CRO 2594

69 GM Svetushkin Dmitry MDA 2593

70 GM Stevic Hrvoje CRO 2592

71 GM Sedlak Nikola SRB 2592

72 GM Damljanovic Branko SRB 2587

73 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2587

74 GM Hillarp Persson Tiger SWE 2586

75 GM Gagunashvili Merab GEO 2585

76 GM Iordachescu Viorel MDA 2584

77 GM Erdos Viktor HUN 2583

78 GM Banikas Hristos GRE 2582

79 GM Timman Jan H NED 2582

80 GM Mastrovasilis Dimitrios GRE 2580

81 GM Smirnov Pavel RUS 2579

82 GM Bosiocic Marin CRO 2578

83 GM Maze Sebastien FRA 2578

84 GM Halkias Stelios GRE 2578

85 GM Yemelin Vasily RUS 2578

86 GM Vuckovic Bojan SRB 2576

87 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2576

88 GM Khairullin Ildar RUS 2574

89 GM Zhigalko Andrey BLR 2572

90 GM Jankovic Alojzije CRO 2571

91 GM Andersson Ulf SWE 2571

92 GM Pikula Dejan SRB 2570

93 GM Perunovic Milos SRB 2568

94 GM Kotanjian Tigran ARM 2568

95 IM Chadaev Nikolai RUS 2568

96 GM Shomoev Anton RUS 2567

97 GM Deviatkin Andrei RUS 2566

98 GM Saric Ivan CRO 2566

99 GM Grigoriants Sergey RUS 2565

100 GM Iljushin Alexei RUS 2564

101 GM Safarli Eltaj AZE 2564

102 GM Andriasian Zaven ARM 2564

103 GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2562

104 GM Popov Valerij RUS 2561

105 GM Neverov Valeriy UKR 2560

106 GM Nijboer Friso NED 2559

107 GM Ruck Robert HUN 2558

108 GM Jovanovic Zoran CRO 2558

109 GM Minasian Artashes ARM 2557

110 GM Maletin Pavel RUS 2557

111 GM Milanovic Danilo SRB 2552

112 GM Brkic Ante CRO 2550

113 GM Lenic Luka SLO 2547

114 GM Kunin Vitaly GER 2546

115 GM Evdokimov Alexander A RUS 2545

116 GM Kovacevic Aleksandar SRB 2543

117 GM Cvitan Ognjen CRO 2542

118 GM Popov Ivan RUS 2541

119 GM Maslak Konstantin RUS 2541

120 GM Lopez Martinez Josep Manuel ESP 2540

121 GM Ragger Markus AUT 2540

122 GM Godena Michele ITA 2537

123 GM Drasko Milan MNE 2533

124 GM Hera Imre Jr HUN 2527

125 GM Jovanic Ognjen CRO 2527

126 GM Savic Miodrag R SRB 2525

127 GM Novikov Stanislav RUS 2523

128 GM Sanikidze Tornike GEO 2522

129 GM Saric Ante CRO 2514

130 GM Berczes David HUN 2513

131 GM Wells Peter K ENG 2513

132 IM Ibarra Jerez Jose Carlos ESP 2513

133 IM Prohaszka Peter HUN 2512

134 GM Dobrov Vladimir RUS 2510

135 GM Cebalo Miso CRO 2509

136 IM Szabo Krisztian HUN 2508

137 IM Nanu Ciprian-Costica ROU 2506

138 IM Szabo Gergely-Andras-Gyula ROU 2506

139 IM Nyzhnyk Illya UKR 2503

140 GM Lajthajm Borko SRB 2502

141 IM Banusz Tamas HUN 2501

142 GM Djukic Nikola MNE 2500

143 GM Antic Dejan SRB 2495

144 IM Ekstroem Roland SUI 2495

145 GM Stanojoski Zvonko MKD 2493

146 IM Simacek Pavel CZE 2493

147 IM Spoelman Wouter NED 2493

148 IM Larino Nieto David ESP 2489

149 IM Skoberne Jure SLO 2489

150 IM Vavrak Peter SVK 2489

151 IM Anisimov Pavel RUS 2488

152 GM Mastrovasilis Athanasios GRE 2485

153 GM Badea Bela ROU 2485

154 IM Chirila Ioan-Cristian ROU 2485

155 IM Levin Evgeny A RUS 2484

156 IM Lintchevski Daniil RUS 2481

157 GM Gallagher Joseph G SUI 2480

158 IM Nikolov Momchil BUL 2478

159 IM Doric Darko CRO 2477

160 IM Arsovic Zoran SRB 2475

161 IM Swiercz Dariusz POL 2472

162 GM Todorovic Goran M SRB 2471

163 IM Can Emre TUR 2471

164 IM Sofronie Iulian ROU 2471

165 IM Stojanovic Dalibor BIH 2469

166 IM Pap Misa SRB 2469

167 IM Kalezic Blazo MNE 2460

168 IM Bruno Fabio ITA 2460

169 IM Bykhovsky Anatoly ISR 2459

170 IM Erdogdu Mert TUR 2459

171 IM Dembo Yelena GRE 2456

172 GM Papadopoulos Ioannis K GRE 2455

173 GM Pogorelov Ruslan UKR 2451

174 IM Haznedaroglu Kivanc TUR 2451

175 IM Smirnov Artem RUS 2450

176 IM D`Costa Lorin A R ENG 2445

177 IM Chibukhchian Artur ARM 2444

178 IM Kapnisis Spyridon GRE 2440

179 IM Durarbeyli Vasif AZE 2439

180 IM Devereaux Maxim L ENG 2437

181 Valeanu Eduard-Andrei ROU 2432

182 IM Schroll Gerhard AUT 2430

183 IM Matsenko Sergei RUS 2429

184 IM Savanovic Aleksandar BIH 2428

185 IM Martinovic Sasa CRO 2427

186 IM Arsovic Goran SRB 2426

187 IM Klenburg Mikhail UKR 2426

188 IM Maksimovic Branimir SRB 2423

189 IM Lubczynski Rafal POL 2423

190 GM Fernandes Antonio POR 2422

191 IM Jakovljevic Vlado BIH 2420

192 IM Rukavina Josip CRO 2417

193 IM Solomunovic Igor GER 2416

194 IM Nestorovic Nikola SRB 2415

195 IM Kurmann Oliver SUI 2415

196 IM Vedmediuc Serghei MDA 2414

197 IM Zueger Beat SUI 2408

198 Panic Nenad SRB 2408

199 IM Cvetkovic Srdjan SRB 2407

200 IM Talla Vladimir CZE 2407

201 IM Ferguson Mark ENG 2404

202 IM Golubovic Boris CRO 2403

203 IM Kojovic Dragan SRB 2403

204 FM Yilmaz Mustafa TUR 2399

205 IM Certic Branimir SRB 2398

206 Abasov Nijat Azad Oglu AZE 2397

207 Nikac Predrag MNE 2395

208 FM Kreisl Robert AUT 2394

209 IM Pilaj Herwig AUT 2393

210 IM Atakisi Umut TUR 2393

211 FM Pankov German RUS 2392

212 FM Berbatov Kiprian BUL 2392

213 IM Lekic Dusan MNE 2391

214 FM Rasulov Vugar AZE 2391

215 IM Todorovic Goran N SRB 2389

216 IM Marinkovic Slavisa SRB 2388

217 FM Tomic Bosko BIH 2384

218 IM Georgiadis Ioannis GRE 2383

219 Schmidt Raul ROU 2382

220 IM Reutsky Sergei RUS 2381

221 IM Chudinovskikh Alexander M RUS 2379

222 IM Lamoureux Charles FRA 2374

223 IM Onoprienko Vladimir RUS 2372

224 IM Erturan Yakup TUR 2372

225 IM Masic Predrag SRB 2371

226 Sidorenko Ilya ISR 2370

227 IM Kontic Djordjije MNE 2368

228 IM Ogloblin Nikolay RUS 2362

229 FM Leniart Arkadiusz POL 2360

230 FM Zolotukhin Valery RUS 2358

231 IM Krumpacnik Domen SLO 2356

232 FM Van Eijk Sander NED 2355

233 FM Porat Ido ISR 2354

234 FM Plenkovic Zdenko CRO 2354

235 Serov Maksim RUS 2352

236 IM Berend Fred LUX 2351

237 Anton Teodor ROU 2350

238 IM Pesotsky Vitaly UKR 2342

239 Aleskerov Faik AZE 2340

240 Bonte Andrei-Mihai ROU 2335

241 WIM Vojinovic Jovana MNE 2331

242 FM Vulevic Vjekoslav SUI 2325

243 FM Vujic Mihailo SRB 2321

244 FM Sekulic Dusan SRB 2316

245 Mrsevic Miroslav MNE 2315

246 Simeonidis Ioannis GRE 2303

247 Mijovic Stefan MNE 2300

248 IM Misailovic Nebojsa SRB 2293

249 Tassopoulos Marios GRE 2293

250 Djurovic Goran CRO 2279

251 Pavlidis Antonios GRE 2278

252 Sorgic Dragan SRB 2277

253 FM Brajovic Radovan MNE 2275

254 Andrejic Vladica SRB 2275

255 FM Petakov Uros SRB 2269

256 Veleski Robert MKD 2269

257 Wieczorek Oskar POL 2265

258 WIM Franciskovic Borka CRO 2261

259 FM Vucinic Pero MNE 2257

260 FM Spiric Igor SRB 2254

261 Chapman Terry P D ENG 2251

262 Plenca Julijan CRO 2248

263 WIM Drljevic Ljilja MNE 2244

264 Ketzetzis Georgios GRE 2243

265 IM Medancic Rikard CRO 2242

266 Ajvazi Ramadan EUR 2240

267 Susak Zeljko CRO 2229

268 Maevsky Nikolay RUS 2223

269 Pejovic Jovan MNE 2214

270 Anicic Vuko MNE 2212

271 Mikavica Mirko SRB 2211

272 Nestorovic Lazar SRB 2207

273 Civric Zdravko SRB 2206

274 WIM Solic Kristina CRO 2203

275 Schartz Alain LUX 2202

276 Pantic Ivica SRB 2193

277 Elkin Leonid BLR 2191

278 FM Valenti Giuseppe ITA 2183

279 Bajkovic Nikola MNE 2180

280 Rajcevic Stevan SRB 2161

281 Jakic Vidan MNE 2154

282 Ceranic Miodrag MNE 2147

283 Papp Petra HUN 2134

284 Becic Said NED 2131

285 Zdravkovic Dragan S SRB 2130

286 Durutovic Dragutin MNE 2123

287 Filipovic Miroslav CRO 2121

288 Todorovic Ranko MNE 2116

289 Bozinovic Boban AUT 2094

290 Rakocevic Zeljko MNE 2086

291 Scekic Veljko MNE 2084

292 WFM Berke Ana CRO 2081

293 Gazvoda Franc SLO 2065

294 Simic Vladica SRB 2064

295 Dinter Brian CRO 2055

296 Vukovic Krsto MNE 2055

297 Petovic Luka MNE 2052

298 Kruljac Petra CRO 2052

299 Mikavica Dragoljub SUI 2034

300 Karisik Nenad MNE 2023

301 Malureanu Costin-George ROU 2013

302 Draskovic Luka MNE 1983

303 Kadric Denis BIH 1981

304 Vrhovnik Damir CRO 1976

305 Ljubisa Mitar MNE 1976

306 Stamatovic Vladimir MNE 1974

307 Dedic Slavko MNE 1969

308 Pecurica Milos MNE 1934

309 Kanceljak Dalia CRO 1917

310 Kopischke Maik GER 1910

311 Gagic Miroljub SRB 1880

312 Cenic Dusan MNE 0

313 Bubanja Masan MNE 0

314 Mitrovic Stevan MNE 0

315 Trkulja Vojislav MNE 0

316 Jovicic Zoran MNE 0

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