ICCF 9th Chess 960 World Cup Semi Finals
Thursday, March 18, 2021: All preliminary sections are now complete with the qualified players!
These are the qualified players:
1: Fraczek (POL) & Dobroselskiy (RUS)
2: Korovnik (UKR) & Walton (USA)
3: Lunek (NED) & Andersson (SWE)
4: Gonzaga Grego (POR) & Ponomarev (RUS)
5: Gray (AUS) & Gonzaga Grego (POR)
6: Egger (SUI) & Lanzani (ITA)
7: Sanchez Rodenas (ESP) & Peut (NED)
8: Perez Lopez (CUB) & Peut (NED)
9: Ristea (ROU) & Sodomski (POL)
10: Lukas(GER), Eijkenboom (NED) & Fortune (USA)
The three best thirds: Dobroselskiy (RUS) from Section 8 (7/10), Kolanek (POL) from Section 3 and Lanin (RUS) from Section 7 (6,5/10, wins 5)
Qualified directly for the semi-finals as finalist of the 4th Chess 960 WC: Filin (RUS); as finalist of the 6th Chess 960 WC: Tsygankov (RUS) & Voll (RUS); with the highest ELO in the preliminary round: Lupo (ITA), Morozov (RUS), Hybl (CZE), Weber-Widmer (SUI) & Pavlov (RUS).
The semi-finals start on the 1st of April 2021, with four sections of eight players.
Qualification for the final: the winner and the runner-up of each section.