Gabriel Bick convincing in Djenovici GM Tournament Print
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 08:02
Djenovici


The International tournaments "Third Saturday - Djenovici Montenegro" took place from 17-25th December at Hotel Milena in Herceg Novi, Montenegro.

The playing format of the GM and IM events was 9-round Swiss and both sections were valid for FIDE title norms. The FM event was a double round robin.

Gabriel Bick from USA convincingly won the GM tournament with 7/9 points, earning both GM and IM norms in the process. Full point behind is GM Miroljub Lazic.


Gabriel Bick 4
Gabriel Bick


The local player from Boka bay and former captain of the national team, FM Dragan Popadic, exceeded all expectations by winning the IM tournament with 6/9 points. Popadic started the race as 8th-seed.

Young American Kumar Naman emerged first in the FM tournament to earn 50-elo points.


FM Dragan Popadić
FM Dragan Popadic


The tournaments “Third Saturday” (round robin closed tournaments) are suitable for players who want to achieve ELO points and/or GM and IM norms. Starting dates for events in 2018 are: 17 March, 21 April, 19 May.

The series will include the following events:
- GM group (2381-2450 ELO), 9-11 games, 90 min for 40 moves, plus 30 min till the end, with 30 sec increment from the start
- IM group (2231-2300 ELO), 9-11 games, 90 min for 40 moves, plus 30 min till the end, with 30 sec increment from the start
- FM A group (1900-2100 ELO)
- FM B (Development) group (1600-1800 ELO)

GM tournament final standings:

1 Bick Gabriel USA 2403 - 7
2 GM Lazic Miroljub SRB 2496 - 6
3 GM Drasko Milan MNE 2452 - 5
4 IM Ostojic Nikola SRB 2449 - 5
5 GM Dizdarevic Emir BIH 2461 - 4.5
6 FM Tomic Aleksandar MNE 2359 - 4.5
7 FM Srinath Rao S.V. IND 2278 - 4.5
8 FM Sukovic Andrej MNE 2262 - 3
9 FM Strugnell Carl WLS 2330 - 3
10 GM Ivanovic Bozidar MNE 2420 - 2.5

IM tournament final standings:

1 FM Popadic Dragan MNE 2171 - 6
2 IM Farkas Tibor SRB 2317 - 5.5
3 FM Pecurica Milos MNE 2334 - 5.5
4 IM Radlovacki Jovan SRB 2307 - 5
5 FM Kumar Nikhil USA 2258 - 5
6 FM Kecskemeti Arpad SRB 2284 - 5
7 IM Sredojevic Ivan SRB 2351 - 4.5
8 FM Lundin Jan SWE 2270 - 4.5
9 Mikavica Mirko SRB 2154 - 2.5
10 Radovic Stefan SWE 2084 - 1.5

FM tournament final standings:

1 Kumar Naman USA 2004 - 11
2 Viskic Pavisa CRO 2207 - 10.5
3 Farkas Sandor I SRB 1952 - 9.5
4 Molnar Gabor Roland SRB 1960 - 9
5 Lazarevic Zoran MNE 1867 - 7.5
6 Radosevic Nevena MNE 1589 - 5.5
7 Tomic Danilo MNE 1653 - 2
8 Ermolaeva Ekaterina RUS 0 - 1


The playing venue will be Hotel Milena (Fanfani) 3*** Djenovici, Herceg Novi, Montenegro.

Interested players can contact:
FM Goran Tomic
Third Saturday Chess Tournaments organizer
Viber, WhatsApp +382 67 301 030
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https://thirdsaturday.wordpress.com

Djenovici is a small touristic place, located 7 km from Herceg-Novi, with around 1300 residents. Situated at the mouth of the Tivat aquatorium of Boka Kotorska gulf, with 2km of long curved coast, Djenovici is one of the most beautiful villages in the Gulf.

Two major airports in Tivat and Dubrovnik are located very near Herceg Novi. Tivat: 22 km, Dubrovnik (Cilipi): 32 km






 
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