Mon, 07 Aug 2000

Utut finishes second in rapid chess

JAKARTA (JP): Indonesian Grand Master (GM) Utut Adianto tied three times during the Rapid Chess Tournament in Liepaja, Latvia, on Saturday to collect a total 5.0 Match Points (MPs) together with GM Gabriel Malisauskas of Lithuania. They were jointly in second position.

GM Maxin Dlugy of the United States and GM Darmen Sadvakasov of Kazakshtan were in top place with a total 5.5 MPs.

The Indonesian chess player tied with Dlugy in the seventh match, with GM Edvin Kengis in the eighth and with GM Alons Kveynis of Lithuania in the ninth match. (yan)