ICCF Diamond Jubilee 1st Chess 960 World Cup
Sunday, October 21, 2012: All preliminary sections are now complete!
After 1 year and 522 games, the preliminary rounds are finished.
These are the qualified players:
1: Stanach (POL) and Papenin (UKR)
2: Schweer (GER) and Zhak (RUS) + Weber-Widmer (SUI) as best third
3: Kribben, Matthias (GER) and Johnston (HKG)
4: Tkachenko (UKR) and Nickel (GER)
5: Zidu (CZE) and Kinchant (NZL)
6: Jørgensen (DEN) and Ebert (GER)
7: Noble (NZL) and Geiser (SUI)
8: Efremov (RUS) and Evans (ENG)
9: Oliveira (BRA) and Cintins (USA)
10: Pierzak (POL) and Würschner (SVK)
11: Rogos (SVK) and Randolph (USA)
12: Horvat (SLO) and Ylönen (FIN)
13: Kubicki (POL) and Isigkeit (GER)
14: Kubicki (POL) and Pichushkin (RUS)
15: Dzwikowski (POL) and Hybl (CZE)
16: Wojnar (POL) and Eldridge (ENG)
17: Kribben, Johannes (GER) and Hybl (CZE)
The semifinal rounds will start on November, 15th with 7 sections and 5 players each.
Qualifications for the Final round: the winner of each section + 2 best second [in case of same score will be prefered number of wins (Baumbach tiebreaking), then SB of own section, then highest ELO] .