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MT-Bielecki Top Players

MT-Bielecki Top Players update as of 29.04.2012

Two players gained lately GM norms:

  • Nikolai Papenin (UKR) on 22.04.2012 in José Antonio Barrios Memorial/A. This is his 6th GM norm.
  • René-Reiner Starke (GER) on 14.04.2012 in 10 Jahre Schachschule Pirs in Deutschland Gruppe A. This is his 2nd GM norm and he was awarded GM title!!!



Short biographical notes and statistics for MT-Bielecki participants have been updated accordingly.


Short biographical notes of participants click here (kliknij tutaj) updated (zaktualizowano) 29.04.2012
Krótkie notki biograficzne uczestników



Some statistics for MT-Bielecki participants click here (kliknij tutaj) updated (zaktualizowano) 29.04.2012
Wybrane statystyki uczestników Memoriału Bieleckiego


Rating development of MT-Bielecki/Top players (updated for Rating List 2012/2)


All 78 games started already and are running smoothly. Number of moves fluctuates from 3 to 29, average is 10. The most popular opening is as usual Sicilian Defence (35%). Next openings in a queue are Queen’s Gambit (17%) and Ruy Lopez (17%).

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