In Blitz tournament 3 on Thursday, FM Hans W Ackerman (GER) won his second tournament in a row, and is now only 1 point behind IM Leon Lederman (ISR) who ended third on Thursday, with one tournament out of four to go.  No one else seems to be close enought to challenge those two, with IM Janez Barle (SLO) third 10 points adrift of the top spot.

The last blitz tournament will be played on Saturday August 11th at 10 a.m. in the Playing Hall.

Prize Ceremony for the Blitz series will take place ahead of the general Prize Ceremony on Sunday Aug 12th at 8 p.m.

Overall results after 3 of 4 tournaments:

Rank Title Given name Surname Fed Group Day 1 points Day 2 points Day 3 points Total
1 IM Leon Lederman ISR 65+O 21 18 15 54
2 FM Hans W Ackermann GER 65+O 11 21 21 53
3 IM Janez Barle SLO 65+O 15 11 18 44
4 WGM Galina Strutinskaia RUS 50+W 12 15 12 39
5 Yaacov Idesis ISR 65+O 7 9 11 27
6 WIM Tamara Sorokina RUS 65+W 6 8 8 22
7 Natalia Chierykina RUS 50+W 12 10 22
8 Viktor Goncharov RUS 65+O 8 4 9 21
9 FM Askell O Karason ISL 65+O 18 18
10 Trond Romsdal NOR n/a 10 7 17
11 Irina Kabanova RUS 65+W 9 3 4 16
12 CM Anthony C Ashby ENG 65+O 5 10 15
13 Vladimir Zacharov LTU n/a 7 6 13
14 Terje Lie NOR 65+O 4 5 3 12
15 Stella Podlovna ISR 65+W 3 2 2 7
16 Dr. Rolf Sand GER 65+O 6 6
17 Margarita Baliuniere DEN 50+W 5 5
18 Atle Mongstad NOR 50+O 2 2