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arosar
11-08-2006, 08:15 AM
Melburnian Nur Yachou sent me an email to say that he will be playing in the Predeal Open.

http://www.chess-romania.ro/index.html

More details in blog. If we are lucky, we may get photography.

Good luck Nur.

AR

D Dragicevic
11-08-2006, 01:00 PM
yes, he also sent me an email... this is first tournament since dubai open... at the moment he is ranked 112 so he should face some strong opposition... anyway, the tournament starts tomorow...

D Dragicevic
13-08-2006, 07:21 PM
in round 1 nur won against an 1833 opponent.. in round 2 he plays 2206 rated player....

D Dragicevic
14-08-2006, 10:49 PM
in round 2 nur lost to 2206... in round 3 back to playing lower rated player..

D Dragicevic
18-08-2006, 09:17 PM
well, this thread hasn't been updated for a while.... 8 rounds have been played and nur is on 3.5.......

Some notable results:

a draw with 2269, a loss to an IM.... the other games have gone according to rating... nur has played couple 2200+ players, and in round 9 he gets another 2200+...

MichaelBaron
18-08-2006, 09:46 PM
well, this thread hasn't been updated for a while.... 8 rounds have been played and nur is on 3.5.......

Some notable results:

a draw with 2269, a loss to an IM.... the other games have gone according to rating... nur has played couple 2200+ players, and in round 9 he gets another 2200+...

Not bad at all...:owned:

D Dragicevic
20-08-2006, 08:30 PM
nur lost the last game finishing on 3.5/9... he sent me an email saying he stuffed up some of his winning games, so overall he should have finished on 4.5/9.... regardless, still a good tournament for him as he got to play some good players... next month he will play in bucharest open.....

MichaelBaron
20-08-2006, 11:29 PM
nur lost the last game finishing on 3.5/9... he sent me an email saying he stuffed up some of his winning games, so overall he should have finished on 4.5/9.... regardless, still a good tournament for him as he got to play some good players... next month he will play in bucharest open.....

Excuses Excuses Excuses....anyway..overall well done:D