Saturday, February 28, 2009


Etienne Bacrot wins Aeroflot Open

IM Tatiana Kosintseva with GM norm, Wesley So is top junior

GM Etienne Bacrot proved one more time he is in top form after he won the Aeroflot Open that concluded this Wednesday in Moscow. Bacrot collected 6,5/9, the same points as the second GM Moiseenko, but better tiebreak gave the French GM the first place. Third place was GM Jinchao Zhou, again on a tiebreak ahead of six other GMs.

IM Tatiana Kosintseva won the top woman prize. She scored 5,5/9 to finish 10th place shared and grab a GM norm. The only game she lost was to the top junior prize winner GM Wesley So.

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