Gibtelecom Masters 2008

 

Prize List

 

Main Prizes

(£12,000; £8,000; £5,000; £3,000; £2,000; £1,500; £1,000; £500.)

1st Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 8 £12,000 (Won play off 2-0)

2nd Xiangzhi Bu (China) 8 £8,000

3rd = Alexander Areshchenko (Ukraine), Victor Bologan (Moldova), Zahar Efimenko (Ukraine), Mikhail Gurevich (Turkey), Hua Ni (China), Hao Wang (China) 7½ - £1,857 each

3rd+GP Geetha N Gopal (India) 7½ £2,000

 

Relative Rating achievements (£2,000; £1,000 each)

2500-2599:

Hristos Banikas (Greece) 1.36 £1,857, Emanuel Berg (Sweden) 1.19 £1,000

2400-2499:

Jonathan Speelman (England) 2.70 £2,000, Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria) 2.38 £1,000

2300-2399:

Joachim Thomassen (Norway) 2.80 £2,000, Robert Bellin (England) 2.49 £1,000

2200-2299:

Espen Forsaa (Norway) 1.74 £2,000, Mark Lyell (England) 0.87 £1,000

Under 2200:

Oleg Kozlov (Russia) 2.60 £1,500, Lasse Ostebo Lovik (Norway) 2.60 £1,500

 

Seniors (£1,000)

Algimantas Butnorius (Lithuania) 6½ £1,000

 

Juniors (£600, £400)

Yuriy Kuzubov (Ukraine) 6½ £500

Harika Dronavalli (India) 6½ £500

 

Women's Prizes (£5,000; £2,500; £1,500)

Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant (Scotland), Viktorija Cmilyte (Lithuania), Harika Dronavalli (India), Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria) 6½ - £2,250 each

 

Women's Relative Rating achievement (£1,000 each)

2250-2349:

Masha Klinova (Israel) 0.34 £1,000

2150-2249:

Ioulia Makka (Greece) 0.67 £1,000

Under 2150:

Lin Jin Jorgensen (Norway) 2.50 £1,000

 

Best Game Prize (£1,000)

Moulthun Ly (Australia), Victor Mikhalevski (Israel) £500 each

 

Grandmaster Norms

Robert Bellin (England)

Victorija Cmilyte (Lithuania)

Zong-Yuan Zhao (Australia)

 

International Master Norms

Yang Shen (China)

Xue Zhao (China)

Joachim Thomassen (Norway)

Maxim Devereaux (England)

Ismail Karim (Morocco)

 

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