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News No. 359, 2014-02-05
Published by Dmitry Epifanov

RESULTS OF THE RENJU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP VIA CORRESPONDENCE-2013 AND INVITATION FOR CWC-2014
RESULTS OF THE RENJU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP VIA CORRESPONDENCE-2013

Congratulations to the new World Champion - Vladimir Sushkov from Russia!

Also I'd like to congratulate Potapov Alexey from Russia who won a silver medal and Balabhai Victor from Russia who gained bronze.

The results are the following (please note that there are some differences between these standings and http://renjuoffline.com/tournam.php?room=6 because of a security incident with Balanova and a difference in tie-breaking rules).

High League
(Final of the 16th World Championship in Correspondence Renju - Taraguchi rule)

Group A
Place Name    Country    Nickname    Points   Matches  Berger  Rating
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1  Sushkov Vladimir Russia   vpsushkov  11,5    6,5  83,5    2540
2  Potapov Aleksey  Russia   alexei.potapov  10   5  70,5    2538
3  Balabhai Victor  Russia   vkb 9,5  5  71,25 2494
4  Fedorkin Oleg    Russia   ofedorkin    8,5  4,5  66,5    2444
(5)(Balanova Jelena  Latvia  leoranger    1  0,5  7  2582)
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6  Bobkov Eugene    Russia   bobkove  8,5  4,5  59,5    2454
7  Golosov Victor   Russia   gvu 7,5  3,5  59   2428
8  Tarannikov Yuriy  Russia  yuriytarannikov    7  3  54   2406
9  Qiu Weifu        China    xiaosa   5  1,5  33,5    2338
10 Reibandt Vitaly  Russia   reibandt   4,5  2,5  36,75 2310
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First League
(Semifinals of the 17th World Championship in Correspondence Renju - Soosorv-7 rule)

Group B
Place Name    Country    Nickname    Points   Matches  Berger  Rating
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1  Nikonov Konstantin    Russia   vanalaud  19   9,5  165 2374
2  Mikhailov Alexey  Russia   sailor_knot 17   9  139,25   2313
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3  Wu Xiaoning   China yizimiao    15   7,5  109,5 2268
4  Pajuste Renee  Estonia fastfive 13   6  89,5    2158
5  Volkov Sergey   Russia   almond 12,5    6  83,5    2148
6  Bjorn Lind    Sweden   bjorn_lind   11   6  59,75 2088
7  Nyberg Bengt    Sweden   bnyberg   9,5  4,5  44,5    2034
8  Sergey Nefedyev USA   searope   7  3,5  24,5    1954
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9  ShangWun Han South Korea   hwanwoong   4  2  4  1858
10 Saik Aleksey   Ukraine    saik    2  1  0  1794
11 Purk Andry Estonia l.vuitton   0  0  0  1934
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Group C
Place Name    Country    Nickname    Points   Matches  Berger  Rating
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1  Lents Johann Estonia johann  18   9  152,5 2370
2  Makarov Pavel  Russia   urss    17   8,5  146 2374
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3  Li Yang  China iloveoov   14,5    7  107,75   2304
4  Yamamoto Mitsuo   Japan    yamamoto  12,5    7  86,75 2222
5  Kacper Klepacki    Poland  dein   12,5    6  93,75 2226
6  Asplund Bengt  Sweden   basplund 10   5  62   2134
7  Andersson Tord    Sweden   tord   9,5  4,5  65,25 2115
8  Kurochkin Viktor  Russia   boor  7  4  34   2010
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9  Gromova Irina   Russia   hentle_boa    5,5  2,5  23   1656
10 Kozlov Igor  Russia   gosha    2,5  1  14   1894
11 Umantsiv Roman Ukraine    rum    1  0,5  2,5  1852
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Second League
(Quarterfinals of the 18th World Championship in Correspondence Renju - Soosorv-7 rule)

Group D
Place Name    Country    Nickname    Points   Matches  Berger  Rating
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1  Igor Magdeev    Russia   giocatore 12   6  67,5    2188
2  Michal Zukowski   Poland  zukowski 10,5    5  62,25 2084
3  Villem Mesila Estonia villem    10   5  54,5    2092
4  Michal Zajk Poland  puholek   9  4,5  39   2044
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5  Mammel Mark  USA   mmammel  6  3  22,5    2048
6  Piotr Bieniek  Poland  bieniek 4,5  2,5  21,75 1900
7  Ekaterina Rumyantseva    Russia   katrum 4  2  9  1869
8  Yang Xu    China xuyang19870802   0  0  0  1774
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If you wish to join CWC-2014 (all groups will be played by Soosyrv-7 rule), here is the information necessary.

Starting date is March 20th, 2014.
Deadline for applications is March 17th, 2014.

All renju fans are invited to take part in the tournament!

An application should consist of:
1. Your full name
2. Your username on Renju Offline server
3. Country and city where you live
4. Contact e-mail
5. Contact person: full name, mobile and e-mail of a well-known renju player who is ready to confirm your participation and your identity proof.
This person may be your club leader or just a good real-life friend of you (maybe from the other country). If you experience problems with finding an appropriate contact person, feel free to contact Referee to solve this problem together.
6. Your postal address (mandatory for High League participants, not needed for First League and Second League players).

Please send your applications to the following email addresses:
owene@pisem.net and epifanovd@rusfinance.ru

Every application will be answered. If your application wasn't answered in a week, please try to re-send your application or connect me in any other way such as a private message via Renju Offline (userid Owen), message on the FaceBook (facebook.com/100001287172833) or even SMS to number + 7916634 eigght nine 54.

Friendly yours, Epifanov Dmitry,
Chief Referee of the World Championship in Correspondence Renju.
      

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