Fraenkische Grossmeistertage, 18-28 February.

The second edition of the Fraenkische Grossmeistertage took place 18-28 February in Hotel Pulvermuehle near Bayreuth, Germany.
It was once a secret that Ex World Champion Bobby Fischer stayed a couple of weeks in Hotel Pulvermuehle. Other illustrious guests like Tigran Petrosian and Prof. Dr. Mickail Botwinnik enjoyed the pleasant atmosphere as well.
Participants of the GM event: Arkadij Naiditsch 2576 GER, Jan Gustafsson 2572 GER, Klaus Bischoff 2561 GER, Stuart Conquest 2543 ENG, Fabian Dottling 2532 GER, Michael Prusikin 2519 GER, Jonny Hector 2518 SWE, Daniel Stellwagen 2489 NED, David Baramidze 2456 GER, Almira Skripchenko 2456 FRA, Michael Bezold 2456 GER.
Additional there will be an 8 round match between the two young IMs Arik Braun 2429 GER and Jan Markos 2459 SVK.
Final standings:
1 Gustafsson 7.0
2 Bezold 7.0
3 Doettling 5.5
4 Hector 5.0
5 Conquest 4.5
6 Bischoff 4.5
7 Naiditsch 4.5
8 Prusikin 4.5
9 Baramidze 4.5
10 Stellwagen 4.0
11 Skripchenko 4.0
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