Davorin Komljenovic won the game against the Brazilian Herman Van Riemsdijk and now he also has four wins in a row. He took advantage of the bishop pair to win a pawn following which he easily won the rook endgame. The defending champion Anatoly Vaisser had an excellent rook endgame against Vladimir Karasev. Among chess players from Croatia, Bojan Kurajica, Vlado Kovacevic, Miso Cebalo and Josip Rukavina won their games to remain among the top players.
In the Women's Section, the leading players were amicable and therefore Sathe Thipsay from India is also among the them now. In an excellent attack, she defeated the Russian Rimma Bilunova in a miniature game. Ludmila Saunina, Swietlana Miednikova and Sathe Thipsay are at the top oft he pyramid with 3,5 points.
26.11.2011. VLADIMIR OKHOTNIK AND GALINA STRUTINSKAYA NEW WORLD CHAMPIONS (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
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24.11.2011. FABULOUS KURAJICA TOOK OVER THE LEADING POSITION (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
23.11.2011. TIMOSCENKO AND KURAJICA AMONG THE TOP PLAYERS (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
22.11.2011. KOMLJENOVIC AT THE TOP WITH VAISSER (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
21.11.2011. VAISSER AT THE TOP (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
19.11.2011. THE LAST THREE MUSKETEERS STOPPED (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
18.11.2011. TRIO AT THE TOP (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
17.11.2011. THE THIRD ROUND BROUGHT TIREDNESS (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
16.11.2011. UNRELENTING SEEDED PLAYERS (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)
15.11.2011. THE WHOLE WORLD IN OPATIJA (by GM Vlado Kovacevic)Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 18:48