14 years old Suleymanli Aydin wins Aeroflot Open 2020

The International Chess Festival Aeroflot Open 2020, which took place from 19th-27th February, concluded yesterday in Moscow, Russia.

The Winner of the strongest A event (open for players rated over 2550 with number of extra players allowed to play) is the 14 years old Suleymanli Aydin (AZE, 2474).

After 9 played rounds, four players tied for the top, each scoring 6.5 points: Suleymanli Aydin, Jumabayev Rinat (KAZ, 2646), Mamedov Rauf (AZE, 2643) and Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. (IND, 2630). According to tiebreaks criteria, 71st seed on the starting ranking list, Suleymanli Aydin won the event, Jumabayev Rinat took second place, Mamedov Rauf ended on the third place and Aravindh Chithambaram came fourth.

The best ranked women player was 18 years old Badelka Olga (BLR, 2404) with score of 4.5 points and rating performance 2584.

Final rankings- A

In B sections (for players rated 2300-2550) three players tied for the first place, each with score of 7 points. Harutyunian Tigran K. (ARM, 2538) won the event thanks to the best tiebreaks, Afansiev Nikita (RUS, 2498) won second place and Bogdanovich Stanislav (UKR, 2546) was third.

Final rankings- B

The Aeroflot Open 2020 featured the total prize fund of 140 000 EUR, with 18.000 EUR reserved for the Winner of the main A event.

Official Website of the event

Photos by: Eteri Kublashvili