:: Dubai Open 2004

Shakriyar Mamedyarov (in the photo) of Azerbaijan, former World Junior champion, won the 6th Dubai Open Championship and the top prize of $5,000. Mamedyarov finished the tournament with 7 points out of 9 rounds.

Final Standings: 1. Mamedyarov, Shakriyar 7.0, 2. Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter 6.5, Sasikiran, Krishnan 6.5, Iordachesvu, Viorel 6.5, Vladimirov, Evgeny 6.5, Harikrishna, P. 6.5, Miroshnichenko, Evgenij 6.5, Eljanov, Pavel 6.5, Minasian, Artashes 6.5, Al-Modiahki, Mohamad 6.5, Goloshchapov, Alexander 6.5, Carlsen, Magnus 6.5, Mamedov, Rauf 6.5, 14. Fedorov, Alexei 6.0, Jobava, Baadur 6.0, Izoria, Zviad 6.0, Efimenko, Zahar 6.0, Gashimov, Vugar 6.0, Gagunashvili, Merab 6.0, Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan 6.0, Gelashvili, Tamaz 6.0, Iuldachev, Saidali 6.0, Kruppa, Yuri 6.0, Dizdar, Goran 6.0, Al Sayed, Mohamad N. 6.0

The 6th Dubai open took place 18th-28th April at the spacious Tournament hall of Dubai chess club. The tournament has grown in strength and is considered as among the top Swiss open tournaments of the world.
The Dubai open 2004 attracted a record number of 160 entries from 39 countries and boasted 45 grandmasters from vying for the prestigious Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup.

Participants: Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu 2692 ROM, Krisnan Sasikiran 2659 IND, Shakriyar Mamedyarov 2657 AZE, Viorel Iordachescu 2627 MDA, Evgeny Vladimirov 2621 KAZ, Alexei Fedorov 2616 BLR, Baadur Jobava 2616 GEO, Karen Asrian 2605 ARM, Pentala Harikrishna 2599 IND, Evgenij Miroshnichenko 2599 UKR

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