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Adarsh Tripathi clinches Olomouc Chess Summer 2023 B2 Sportclub A64 Cup

by Shahid Ahmed - 10/09/2023

Adarsh Tripathi scored an unbeaten 6.5/9 to win Olomouc Chess Summer 2023 B2 Sportclub A64 Cup IM tournament. He finished a full point ahead of the field. Three players - FM Jakub Kusa (CZE), FM Jachym Nemec (CZE) and FM Michal Koziorowicz (POL) scored 5.5/9. They were placed second to fourth respectively. FM Sehyun Kwon (KOR) scored 7/9 to win Olomouc Chess Summer 2023 B1 AVE Chess Cup IM tournament. He finished a half point ahead of the rest. IM Sebastian Plischi (GER, 2319) scored sole 6.5/9 to secure second place. FM R Ashwath scored 6/9 to be placed third. The top three prizes in each event was CZK 3000 + trophy, 2000 and 1000 each respectively. Photos: Kamil Mikeš and Jakub Fuksík

Ashwath third at B1 AVE Chess Cup

Olomouc Chess Summer 2023, Jaroslav Fusik's memorial, part of Czech Tour 2023 series, had a total of nine tournaments including four round-robin events were held from 11th to 19th August 2023. Details of the events can be found here.

B2 Sportclub A64 Cup top three (L to R): 2nd FM Jakub Kusa (CZE) 5.5/9, 1st Adarsh Tripathi 6.5/9 and 3rd FM Jachym Nemec (CZE) 5.5/9

B1 AVE Chess Cup top 3 (L to R): 2nd IM Sebastian Plischki (GER, not in picture) 6.5/9, 1st FM Sehyun Kwon (KOR) 7/9 and 3rd FM R Ashwath 6/9

Adarsh - Ronit, Round 5

Position after 30...Rg8?

30...Rg8? allowed Adarsh Tripathi (2286) to combined the power of his knight and protected center passed pawn against Ronit Levitan (2131) 31.Nf6 Rh8 32.d5 Kb7 33.e6 because e8 is controlled by the well-placed knight at f6. 33...fxe6 34.dxe6 g4 35. Kd4 Kxb6 36.e7 h4 37.Nd7+ idea is to shield the e8-square by Nf8.

Round 5: Adarsh Tripathi - Ronit Levitan (ISR): 1-0

Adarsh Tripathi in action during various rounds

FM Adarsh Tripathi scored 6.5/9 to win the tournament and gained 30.2 Elo rating points

Players in action in various events

Trophies for the prize winners

The venue at Hotel Central Park Flora in Olomouc, Czech Republic

Daylight view of Olomouc

Post sunset view of Olomouc

Both B1 and B2 IM tournaments were a 10-player round robin tournament. They were organized by SPORTCLUB Agency 64 Olomouc in cooperation with AVE CHESS at Flora hotel in Olomouc, Czech Republic from 12th to 19th August 2023. The time control of the event was 40 moves in 90 minutes + 30 minutes + 30 seconds increment per move.

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Final standings in B2 Sportclub A64 Cup

Rk.SNo NamesexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 Krtg+/-
FMAdarsh, TripathiIND2286India6,528002030,2
FMKusa, JakubCZE2360Sachovy klub Moravska Slavia5,5220020-9,2
FMNemec, JachymCZE23332222 SK Polabiny, z.s.5,521,80010-1
FMKoziorowicz, MichalPOL2319Polska5,521,500201,8
WFMLevitan, RonitwISR2131Haifa Nesher4,519002030,8
Paseka, MatyasCZE2237Beskydska sachova skola z.s.419,80040-13,2
IMJurek, JosefCZE2253SK Sokol Vysehrad418,80010-5,4
IMJasny, StanislavCZE2244Beskydska sachova skola z.s.4150010-4,2
Valkova, AngelikawUKR20573,513,3002027,8
IMLanc, AloisSVK226328,50010-26,8


Final standings in B1 AVE Chess Cup

Rk.SNo NamesexFEDRtgClub/CityPts. TB1  TB2  TB3 Krtg+/-
FMKwon, SehyunKOR2274727002040,8
IMPlischki, SebastianGER23196,525,300109,6
FMAshwath, R.IND2297624002014,4
IMBiolek, RichardCZE2373Agentura 64 Grygov520,80010-12,2
WFMKucharska, HonoratawPOL22044,520,300209,2
IMMichalek, JanCZE2267SK Line415,80010-8,9
CMBokhnak, TimofeyCZE2197SK Vinary414,300402,4
FMDegenhard, SimonGER22423,513,80020-20,6
FMStigar, PetterNOR22132,59,80020-33,2
Juhanak, DanielCZE1976Unichess27,3004022,4



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