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Politiken Cup 2008 with a fantastic field

GM Eljanov is top seeded

Politiken Cup 2008 is going to be one of the largest and strongest tournaments this summer. The event has close to 300 confirmed players, and the top 10 seeded average is 2646 ! The highest rated GM Pavel Eljanov is one of the newest members of the Live Top List, while GM Malakhov, GM Roiz, GM Peter Heine Nielsen, and GM Tiviakov are on their way to enter the 2700 club as well.

Lo-skolen

If you plan to play chess and travel, Politiken Cup 2008 is probably the best place for you. A large field of almost 300 players of different strengths guarantees a perfect setup for a strong and balanced tournament. The organizers have confirmed that it is still possible to get a room at the venue LO-skolen.

More about Politiken Cup

Official site

Politiken Cup 2008 preview

Politiken Cup 2008 general page


Politiken Cup 2008 participants

1 GM Pavel Eljanov 2716 0 27/02/2008

2 GM Vladimir Malakhov 2689 0 01/05/2008

3 GM Michael Roiz 2680 0 23/02/2008

4 GM Peter Heine Nielsen Helsinge 2652 2650 22/08/2007

5 GM Sergey Tiviakov 2645 0 13/02/2008

6 GM Michal Krasenkow 2639 0 12/12/2007

7 GM Bartosz Socko 2628 0 01/01/2008

8 GM Konstantin Landa 2615 0 22/08/2007

9 GM Mikheil Mchedlishvili 2604 0 21/12/2007

10 GM Emanuel Berg Helsinge 2592 0 05/06/2008

11 GM Boris Savchenko 2578 0 06/09/2007

12 GM Vitali Golod 2578 0 23/02/2008

13 GM Yurij Kuzubov 2578 0 03/02/2008

14 GM Artur Kogan 2569 0 28/08/2007

15 GM Alexei Fedorov 2560 0 22/12/2007

16 GM Alexander A. Evdokimov 2555 0 29/01/2008

17 GM Alexei Iljushin 2546 0 29/01/2008

18 GM Sune Berg Hansen Helsingør 2542 2545 20/12/2007

19 GM Lars Schandorff Helsinge 2537 2538 18/09/2007

20 GM Jonny Hector Nordkalotten 2537 0 07/12/2007

21 GM Jacob Aagaard Sydøstfyn 2531 0 09/04/2008

22 GM Tiger Hillarp-Persson Brønshøj 2526 0 10/12/2007

23 WGM Viktorija Cmilyte 2508 0 15/01/2008

24 IM Sabino Brunello 2482 0 05/06/2008

25 WGM Monika Socko 2473 0 01/01/2008

26 GM Stellan Brynell Nordkalotten 2468 0 05/12/2007

27 IM Jop Delemarre HSG 2467 0 23/06/2008

28 IM Mikkel Antonsen Næstved 2455 2446 02/07/2008

29 IM Baris Esen SC – HP Böblingen 1975 e.V. (Germany) 2448 0 16/04/2008

30 IM Jens Kristiansen Bornholm 2441 2441 23/06/2008

31 IM Ashwin Jayaram 2436 0 02/06/2008

32 IM Tania Sachdev 2432 0 16/06/2008

33 IM Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen 1911 2423 0 11/05/2008

34 IM Oliver Kurmann SK Luzern 2394 0 15/05/2008

35 FM Krzysztof Bulski Hetman Katowice-Szopienice/Polen 2388 0 11/05/2008

36 IM Olivier Moor 2388 0 17/05/2008

37 FM Heini Olsen Klaksvíkar Talvfelag 2368 0 13/01/2008

38 FM Erik Hedman SK Rockaden 2363 0 05/07/2008

39 IM Thomas Engqvist Rockaden SK 2363 0 16/06/2008

40 IM Vladimir Eljanov 2357 0 06/05/2008

41 FM Johandry Gonzalez Espin Cubano 2348 0 20/05/2008

42 FM Martin Matthiesen SK1968 2345 2326 25/06/2008

43 IM Boris Arkhangelsky 2340 0 02/07/2008

44 GM Arkadi Eremeevich Vul 2332 0 07/01/2008

45 IM Peter Marusenko 2327 0 01/10/2007

46 Bo Jacobsen Aarhus/skolerne 2323 2322 09/06/2008

47 FM Jacob Carstensen Brønshøj 2309 2292 03/04/2008

48 Andreas Moen OSS 2297 0 11/05/2008

49 FM Jonathan Humprey 2289 0 13/06/2008

50 FM Marc Overeem max euwe amsterdam 2288 0 21/06/2008

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