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Banda
04-10-2011, 12:09 PM
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XII International chess tournament named after Anatoly Karpov is taking place from 4th October to 13th October, 2011 in Poikovsky, Nefteyugansk area, Russia. It is a XV category 9 round robin event with 10 players which includes Sergei Rublevsky (Russia), Alexander Motylev (Russia), Dmitry Yakovenko (Russia) Alexander Onischuk (USA), Fabiano Caruana (Italy), Sergey Karjakin (Ukraine), Victor Laznichka (Czech Republic), Etienne Bacrot (France) Zahar Efimenko (Ukraine).

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Banda
14-10-2011, 07:39 AM
Bacrot wins Poikovsky on tiebreaks over Karjakin

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Etienne Bacrot has won the strong Poikovsky chess tournament. He beat Zahar Efimenko in the last round to earn the title for the second time. Sergey Karjakin - who was in the contention - but settled for a simple draw with Motylev. Bacrot had the better tie-break. He had won the tournament six years ago the last time.

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