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Witold

MT-Bielecki Top Players

MT-Bielecki/ section B

Polish CC Federation organized Witold Bielecki Memorial,  Top players section at category 16 (average rating 2639,15) with 13 top players. Bravo section at category 12 with 13 players (see list below) supplements it. This is server event with rate of play 10 moves in 50 days (with duplication after 20 days is used). The tournament started on 01.03.2012 with no end date.

International arbiter (IA) Hans-Jürgen Isigkeit from Germany kindly agreed to direct this event.

In this event 4 Polish players participate, 3 of them are Champions of Poland:

  • Rafael Pierzak – 38th (1995-1997)
  • Antoni Schön – twice 49th (2006-2008) & 50th (2007-2009)
  • Jerzy Staniszewski – 54th (2011-2012)

List of participants (Lista uczestników):

N Title Name, First Name Nat Rating 2012/1
1 SIM Nekhaev, Andrey Ivanovich RUS 2564
2 GM  Noble, Mark F. NZL 2560
3 GM  Bubir, Alex Nikolaevich UKR 2555
4 GM  Haugen, Arild NOR 2545
5 GM  Straka, Zdeněk CZE 2544
6 GM  Bescós Anzano, Manuel Jesús ESP 2540
7 SIM  Sferle, Miron ROU 2528
8 GM  Kögler, Klaus GER 2524
9 SIM  Galanov, Sergey Igorevich RUS 2519
10 SIM  Sądowski, Marek POL 2501
11 SIM  Staniszewski, Jerzy POL 2500
12 SIM  Pierzak, Rafael POL 2496
13 SIM  Schön, Antoni POL 2479

Average rating (Średni ranking): 2527 => 12 cat

Games to be downloaded in pgn format: Get PGN.

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GM norms statistics for Witold Bielecki Memorial/B participants is following:

#GM Norms Title Name, First Name Nat GM-since
5 GM Haugen, Arild NOR 2006
3 GM Straka, Zdeněk CZE 2011
3 GM Kögler, Klaus GER 2007
2 GM Bubir, Alex Nikolaevich UKR 2009
2 GM Noble, Mark F. NZL 2010
2 GM Bescós Anzano, Manuel Jesús ESP 2012
1 SIM Pierzak, Rafael POL -
- SIM Nekhaev, Andrey Ivanovich RUS -
- SIM Sferle, Miron ROU -
- SIM Galanov, Sergey Igorevich RUS -
- SIM Sądowski, Marek POL -
 - SIM Staniszewski, Jerzy POL  -
 - SIM Schön, Antoni POL  -

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Reports and information/ Raporty oraz informacje:

2013-06-06 MT-Bielecki/B – results report

2012-10-07 Manuel Bescós from Spain playing in MT-Bielecki/B awarded GM Title!

2012-08-13 MT-Bielecki/ section B – status as of 12.08.2012

2012-02-08 MT-Bielecki/ section B initiated