Bluebaum is the European champion

6. April 2022

This year’s European Individual Chess Championship has ended with the medal ceremony. The European champion is German Grandmaster Matthias Bluebaum. The second placed is Gabriel Sargissian (Armenia), followed by the third Ivan Saric (Croatia). In the last round, both decisive games for the highest places Sargissian-Santos and Bluebaum-Saric ended in draws. Cheparinov, Yilmaz and Ponomariov made it into the top eight with wins in the last round. The final ranking is therefore: Bluebaum and Sargissian scored 8.5 points, Saric, Cheparinov, Santos, Yilmaz, Ponomariov and Durarbayli scored 8 points.

GMMatthias BluebaumGeneral1st
GMGabriel SargissianGeneral2nd
GMIvan SaricGeneral3rd
IMMomchil PetkovJunior1st
FMRead SamadovJunior2nd
GMAydin SuleymanliJunior3rd
GMZdenko KozulSenior1st
GMHannes StefanssonSenior2nd
GMRobert ZelcicSenior3rd
WIMGovhar BeydullayevaFemale1st
IMNurgyul SalimovaFemale2nd
IMNataliya BuksaFemale3rd
GMMateusz BartelACP1st
GMVladimir BaklanACP2nd
GMDavid NavaraACP3rd
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