Rilton Cup: Final Round 9

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1/5/2019 – Final round action from Stockholm, with live commentary by IM Jonathan Westerberg & WIM Fiona Steil-Antoni. GM Tamir Nabaty (pictured right) won with Black in the final round against US young-talent GM Awonder Liang (pictured left). The only other player who could theoretically win clear first was Swedish GM Tiger Hillarp Persson who trailed Nabaty by half a point. He has White against Indian GM Karthikeyan Murali. | Photos: Lars OA Hedlund

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Tamir Nabaty wins!

Tamir Nabaty had a half point lead after Round 8, and won his last round game as well. He had already beaten his nearest pursuer Tiger Hillarp Persson in Round 3.

Round 9 report: Tamir Nabaty wins Rilton Cup in style

Final standings (top 10)

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Nabaty Tamir 8,0 50,5
2 Hillarp Persson Tiger 7,0 47,0
3 Volkov Sergey 7,0 46,5
4 Urkedal Frode Olav Olsen 7,0 44,5
5 Gopal G.N. 6,5 49,5
6 Karthikeyan Murali 6,5 49,0
7 Gajewski Grzegorz 6,5 49,0
8 Lagarde Maxime 6,5 48,5
9 Valsecchi Alessio 6,5 46,5
10 Kobalia Mikhail 6,5 46,5

Top results of Round 9

Name Pts. Result Pts. Name
Liang Awonder 6 0 - 1 7 Nabaty Tamir
Hillarp Persson Tiger ½ - ½ 6 Karthikeyan Murali
Gajewski Grzegorz 6 ½ - ½ 6 Gopal G.N.
Volkov Sergey 6 1 - 0 6 Santos Latasa Jaime
Urkedal Frode Olav Olsen 6 1 - 0 6 Lalith Babu M R

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