19th Asian Nations Chess Cup :: Abu Dhabi 2016

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Basic data

19th Asian Team Chess Championship
(see all-time tournament summary)
Dates: 28th March - 7th April 2016
City: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Venue: Novotel Hotel
Chairman of Organizing Committee: Dr. Rashed Al-Daher (UAE)
Event Manager: GM Efstratios Grivas (GRE)
Chief Arbiter: IA Bunawan Bong (INA)
Teams participating: 22 (incl. 3 UAE teams)
Players participating: 108 (incl. 28 GMs, 10 IMs, 19 FMs, 7 CMs and 3 WFMs)
Games played: 396
Competition format: Four board nine round Swiss.
Final order decided by: 1. Match points; 2. Game points; 3. Direct match result
Time control: 40 moves in 90 minutes, then 30 minutes for the rest of the game; 30 sec. increment from move 1
Official website: asianchess.com press releases: Rd1, Rd2, Rd3, Rd4, Rd5, Rd6, Rd7, Rd8, Rd9
Other websites: ChessBase reports: start
chess-results.com: Standard
Rapid - qualifying :: Rapid - play-offs
Blitz - qualifying :: Blitz - play-offs
Downloadable game file: 16asiatch.zip

Tournament review


Individual medals

1st Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Bu Xiangzhi China CHN 2765
2. GM Adhiban, Baskaran India IND 2694
3. GM Zhumabaev, Rinat Kazakhstan KAZ 2626

2nd Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Wang Yue China CHN 2828
2. GM Darini, Pouria Iran IRI 2579
3. GM Sethuraman, Panayapan India IND 2542

3rd Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Santosh Gujrathi, Vidit India IND 2655
2. GM Kazhgaleyev, Murtas Kazakhstan KAZ 2641
3. Maghsoodloo, Parham Iran IRI 2556

4th Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. Firouzja, Alireza Iran IRI 2644
2. GM Sasikiran, Krishnan India IND 2615
3. GM Lu Shanglei China CHN 2515

Reserve Board
no. name flag code ELOp
1. GM Zhou Jianchao China CHN 2605
2. IM Mosadeghpour, Masoud Iran IRI 2447
3. Subasinghe, K. R. V. R. Sri Lanka SRI 2353

Interesting games