Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Pairings for Round 5 - Four Canadians playing the top 10 boards

Pairings for Round 5 can be found at:


The Top 10 Boards:

  1. GM Nigel D. Short, GM Sergey Tiviakov
  2. GM Hoang Thong Tu, GM Xiangzhi Bu
  3. Nikolay Noritsyn, GM Vadim Milov
  4. IM Alexander Reprintsev, GM Kamil Miton
  5. GM Victor Mikhalevski, GM Bator Sambuev
  6. Joost Michielsen, GM Suat Atalik
  7. GM Chanda Sandipan, IM Thomas Roussel-Roozmon
  8. IM Ekaterina Atalik, GM Anton Shomoev
  9. Eric Hansen, GM Andrey V Rychagov
  10. GM Sipke Ernst, Jerry Xiong
Three Canadians are in the Top 10 boards:Nikolay Noritsyn on Board 3, IM Thomas Roussel-Roozmon on Board 7, Eric Hansen on Board 9 and Jerry Xiong on Board 10. We'll be watching them closely!


Don MacKinnon said...

You mention two Canadians on the top 10 Boards. What about Eric Hansen, a junior from Calgary who just finished 2nd at CYCC U16, who is playing on Board 9?

Chess in Canada's Capital said...

Fixed! Thanks for pointing out the omission.

Anonymous said...

Is Nikolay Noritsyn on Board 3 not a Canadian Citizen yet?

Chess in Canada's Capital said...

sorry about the oversight - fixed