GM Solodovnichenko claims 6th Vasteras Open 2014

The 6th edition of V?ster?s Open was played on 26-28th September 2014 in V?xhuset, Viktor Larssons plats, in V?ster?s, a city in central Sweden.

The event was played in 8 rounds, 4 games with a rapid time control 15? + 5? and 4 games with the classic 90? + 30?. 259 players from 13 different countries took part in the event (Armenia, Belarus, Brazil, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Germany, India, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine).

Ukrainian GM Yuri Solodovnichenko emerged a clear winner on 7,5/8 points and took the first prize of 12.000 SEK (nearly 1.300 €).

IM Aryan Tari (Norway) and IM Jonathan Westerberg (Sweden) shared second place on 7 points, but the 15-year-old talented Norwegian took the silver on superior tie-break score. You can see the full standings below.

Official website

Final standings (top finishers):

1 GM Solodovnichenko Yuri 7,5
2 IM Tari Aryan 7
3 IM Westerberg Jonathan 7
4 GM Hillarp Persson Tiger 6,5
5 IM Smith Axel 6,5
6 GM Semcesen Daniel 6,5
7 Olsson Krister 6,5
8 GM Kunin Vitaly 6
9 FM Andersson Tommy 6
10 GM Blomqvist Erik 6
11 GM Karlsson Lars 6
12 FM Hedman Erik 6
13 GM Berg Emanuel 6
14 FM Lindgren Philip 6
15 FM Borsuk Jurij 6
16 IM Moen Andreas 6
17 Persson Mats 6
18 Lindborg Petter 6
19 IM Ornstein Axel 6
20 Backman Andreas 6
21 GM ?kesson Ralf 5,5
22 Hansen Lars 5,5
23 FM Norberg Johan 5,5
24 GM Ernst Thomas 5,5
25 FM Kockum Anton Frisk 5,5
26 Wengholm Anders 5,5
27 FM Bergstr?m Peter 5,5
28 Adler Bo 5,5
29 Nordebrink Johan 5,5
30 Drugge Patrick 5,5
31 GM Johannessen Leif Erlend 5,5
32 FM Eriksson Anders 5,5
33 FM Henriksson Johan 5,5
34 Liss?ng Christopher 5,5
35 FM Livner Anders 5,5

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