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MT-Bielecki Top Players

MT-Bielecki Top Players update as of 09.09.2012

Few events were concluded lately with participation of our friends.


On 04.08.2012 the last game of WC30/ct07 has been finished and GM Stephan Busemann (GER) gained the first place and promotion to World Championship final.

Congratulations and good luck in the WC final!


Nine participants of MT-Bielecki Top played in ICCF Olympiad 17 Final. This event has been finished on 12.08.2012 with final result:

  1. Germany-61 points out of 72
  2. Spain-60
  3. Italy-54

On 05.08.2012 the last game of ICCF Olympiad 17 Final board 1 (very strong tournament at cat.15) has been finished and GM David Lafarga (ESP) gained the first place and supported by his colleagues silver medal for Spain (2.GM Joel Martín Clemente, 3.GM Pedro Drake Díez de Rivera, 4.GM Miguel Angel Cánovas Pordomingo, 5.GM Francisco de Asís Velilla Velasco, 6.SIM Manuel Jesús Bescós Anzano).

German golden team line-up was: 1.GM Maximilian Voss, 2.GM Peter  Hertel, 3.GM Arno Nickel, 4.GM Stephan Busemann, 5.GM Hans-Dieter Wunderlich, 6.GM Gerhard Müller (Osnabrück).

Other MT-Bielecki Top players, who participated ICCF Olympiad 17 Final: b2-GM Leonardo Ljubičić (CRO); b3-GM Ron Langeveld (NED); b4-GM David A. van der Hoeven (NED); b5-GM Nikolai Papenin (UKR).

Congratulations to all of you for medals in gold and in silver and very good results!


Lately GM norms achieved:

  • Leonardo Ljubičić (CRO) on 06.09.2012 in Romanian Chess Federation 85 Years – Section A. This is his 5th GM norm.



So for the moment statistics of GM norms for Witold Bielecki Memorial participants is as following:

#GM Norms Title Name, First Name Nat GM-since
10 GM Wunderlich, Dr. Hans-Dieter GER 2006
8 GM Nickel, Arno GER 2001
8 GM Voss, Maximilian GER 2003
7 GM Hall, Richard V. M. ENG 2002
7 GM Lafarga Santorromán, David ESP 2008
7 GM Papenin, Nikolai UKR 2011
6 GM Busemann, Dr. Stephan GER 1996
6 GM Hoeven, David A. van der NED 2004
6 GM Langeveld, Ron A. H. NED 2006
5 GM Ljubičić, Ing. Leonardo CRO 2011
3 GM Szczepański, Zbigniew POL 2011
2 GM Starke, Dr. René-Reiner GER 2012
0 SIM Wilczek, Tadeusz POL


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


Short biographical notes of participants click here (kliknij tutaj) updated (zaktualizowano) 09.09.2012
Krótkie notki biograficzne uczestników



Some statistics for MT-Bielecki participants click here (kliknij tutaj) updated (zaktualizowano) 09.09.2012
Wybrane statystyki uczestników Memoriału Bieleckiego


Rating development of MT-Bielecki/Top players has been updated for the Rating List 2012/4:



MT-Bielecki/Top results report as of 09.09.2012:

No White Black Result Result date
1 370921 Hoeven, David A. van der 370930 Langeveld, Ron A. H. Draw 2012-06-22
2 420534 Szczepański, Zbigniew 81348 Voss, Maximilian Draw 2012-07-04
3 370930 Langeveld, Ron A. H. 81348 Voss, Maximilian Draw 2012-08-07
4 85201 Starke, Dr. René-Reiner 81348 Voss, Maximilian Draw 2012-08-20
5 420534 Szczepański, Zbigniew 421366 Wilczek, Tadeusz Draw 2012-08-25
6 80888 Busemann, Dr. Stephan 370921 Hoeven, David A. van der Draw 2012-08-26
7 81348 Voss, Maximilian 421366 Wilczek, Tadeusz Draw 2012-08-28
8 80888 Busemann, Dr. Stephan 420534 Szczepański, Zbigniew WhiteWins 2012-09-02
9 210773 Hall, Richard V. M. 80888 Busemann, Dr. Stephan Draw 2012-09-09


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