John Nunn - best solver in Wijk aan Zee

27 Jan 2013 - Yochanan Afek

British grandmaster John Nunn won the fourth edition of Tata Steel Studies Solving competition held yesterday in hotel Zeeduin in Wijk aan Zee. Nunn solved all 9 original studies and scored 43 points out of the maximum of 45 using just 2 hours and fifteen minutes out of the given three hours. Nunn won 3 previous editions of the grandmaster group as well as the second solving contest in 2011.

Here are the complete results:

1. John Nunn (GBR) 43 (2:15)
2. Piet Peelen (NED) 39
3. Guus Rol (NED) 37
4. Joost Michielsen (NED) 36 (2:55)
5. Piotr Murdzia (POL) 36
6. Oleg Pervakov (RUS) 35
7. Wouter van Rijn (NED) 33 (2:57)
8. Alina l'Ami (ROM) 32
9. Martin van Essen (NED) 30
10. Harold van der Heijden (NED) 29 (2:52)
11. Dolf Wissmann (NED) 28 (2:58)
12. Willem van Briemen (NED) 27
13. Hans Uitenbroek (NED) 26
14. Marcel Van Herck (NED) 25
15. Ryszard Krolikowski (POL) 23
16. Migchiel de Jong (NED) 22 (2:59)
17. Evgeny Kopilov (RUS) 21 (2:50)
18. René Olthof (NED) 20
19-20. Jesús M. Sedante (ESP) 19
19-20. Marcin Kolodzienski (POL) 19
21. Harm Benak (NED) 18
22. Antti Parkkinen (FIN) 13
23. Jan Baljé (NED) 11 (2:51)