International Chess Festival "Aeroflot Open 2007", Moscow 14th-22nd February
Evgeny Alekseev Evgeny Alekseev won the International Chess Festival "Aeroflot Open 2007" took place in Moscow 14th-22nd February 2007. The festival consisted of four tournaments. Each tournament was a nine rounds Swiss Tournament. The total prize fund of the four tournaments was 200 000 USD. The Tournament A for chessplayers with FIDE rating higher than 2549, total prize fund was 100 000 USD with 1st prize 30 000 USD.
The top participants of Tournament A: Vladimir Akopian ARM 2700, Krishnan Sasikiran IND 2700, Dmitry Jakovenko RUS 2691, Francisco Vallejo Pons ESP 2679, Pentala Harikrishna IND 2673, Zoltan Almashi HUN 2669, Artyom Timofeev RUS 2663, Arkadij Naiditsch GER 2663, Evgeny Alekseev RUS 2661, Viorel Bologan MDA 2658, Alexey Dreev RUS 2658, Gabriel Sargissian ARM 2658, Ilia Smirin ISR 2654, Baadur Jobava GEO 2650, Andrei Volokitin UKR 2645, Alexander Areschenko UKR 2644, Yue Wang CHN 2644, Sergei Movsesian SVK 2637, Vugar Gashimov AZE 2637, Sergey Volkov RUS 2636, Karen Asrian ARM 2634, Hua Ni CHN 2632, Emil Sutovsky ISR 2629, Alexander Riazantsev RUS 2629, Alexander Moiseenko UKR 2627, Evgeny Tomashevsky RUS 2624, Hao Wang CHN 2619, Alexander Khalifman 2619, Zahar Efimenko UKR 2616, Csaba Balogh HUN 2616, Alexey Korotylev RUS 2615, Darmen Sadvakasov KAZ 2615, Jaan Ehlvest USA 2610, Evgeniy Najer RUS 2605, Dmitry Bocharov RUS 2602, Vladimir Belov RUS 2600. Time control for Tournament A is 40 moves in 2 hours, then 20 moves in 1 hour, finally 15 minutes for the remaining moves with an increment of 30 seconds per move in the last period.
Final leading standings
1 Alekseev - 7.0
2 Tomashevsky - 6.5
3 Jakovenko - 6.5
4 Wang Yue - 6.5
5 Ni Hua - 6.5
6 Almasi - 6.0
7 Jobava - 6.0
8 Sutovsky - 6.0
9 Volkov - 6.0
10 Minasian - 5.5
11 Akopian - 5.5
12 Sargissian - 5.5
13 Areshchenko - 5.5
14 Khalifman - 5.5
15 Vallejo Pons - 5.5
16 Asrian - 5.5
17 Riazantsev - 5.5
18 Laznicka - 5.5
19 Novikov - 5.5
20 Predojevic - 5.5
21 Zhou Jianchao - 5.5
22 Bocharov - 5.5
23 Efimenko - 5.5
24 Wang Hao - 5.5
25 Jussupow - 5.0
26 Sadvakasov - 5.0
27 Nguyen Ngoc Truongson - 5.0
28 Korotylev - 5.0
29 Balogh - 5.0
30 Grigoriants - 5.0
31 Moiseenko - 5.0
32 Timofeev - 5.0
33 Movsesian - 5.0
34 Smirin - 5.0
35 Sasikiran - 5.0
36 Volokitin - 5.0
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