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Tournament: 6th Monarch Assurance Isle of Man (1st Baburin, 1st prize £1,800)
Venue: Cherry Orchard Hotel, Port Erin, Isle of Man • Dates: 4-12 October 1997 • Download PGN
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Final Crosstable
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9  
1 Baburin,Alexander 2570 ♦ 1/21 ◊ 1/8 ♦ ½/10 ◊ 1/13 ♦ ½/4 ◊ 1/2 ♦ 1/5 ◊ 1/6 ♦ 1/7 8.0 / 9
2 Hebden,Mark 2575 ◊ 1/17 ♦ ½/6 ◊ ½/5 ♦ ½/16 ◊ 1/12 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 1/15 ♦ ½/7 ◊ 1/10 6.0 / 9
3 Liss,Eran 2540 ◊ ½/18 ♦ 1/22 ◊ ½/15 ♦ 1/17 ◊ ½/9 ♦ 0/5 ◊ ½/12 ♦ 1/13 ◊ 1/11 6.0 / 9
4 Sadler,Matthew 2665 ◊ 1/20 ♦ ½/5 ◊ 1/6 ♦ 1/12 ◊ ½/1 ♦ ½/11 ◊ 0/7 ♦ ½/10 ◊ ½/8 5.5 / 9
5 Ward,Chris 2485 ♦ 1/27 ◊ ½/4 ♦ ½/2 ◊ ½/10 ♦ 1/14 ◊ 1/3 ◊ 0/1 ♦ ½/11 ♦ ½/6 5.5 / 9
6 David,Alberto 2455 ♦ 1/26 ◊ ½/2 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/19 ♦ ½/15 ◊ 1/10 ♦ 1/13 ♦ 0/1 ◊ ½/5 5.5 / 9
7 Ledger,Andrew 2415 ◊ 1/28 ♦ ½/9 ♦ 0/12 ◊ ½/15 ◊ 1/22 ♦ 1/16 ♦ 1/4 ◊ ½/2 ◊ 0/1 5.5 / 9
8 Rausis,Igors 2490 ◊ 1/29 ♦ 0/1 ◊ 0/16 ♦ 1/23 ◊ 1/17 ♦ 1/9 ◊ ½/11 ♦ ½/12 ♦ ½/4 5.5 / 9
9 Gallagher,Joe 2545 ♦ 1/24 ◊ ½/7 ♦ 0/13 ◊ 1/20 ♦ ½/3 ◊ 0/8 ♦ 1/16 ◊ ½/14 ♦ 1/17 5.5 / 9
10 Emms,John 2535 ♦ 1/19 ◊ 1/14 ◊ ½/1 ♦ ½/5 ◊ ½/11 ♦ 0/6 ♦ 1/21 ◊ ½/4 ♦ 0/2 5.0 / 9
11 Lalic,Bogdan 2600 ♦ ½/16 ◊ ½/13 ♦ 1/21 ◊ 1/14 ♦ ½/10 ◊ ½/4 ♦ ½/8 ◊ ½/5 ♦ 0/3 5.0 / 9
12 Kosten,Anthony 2535 ◊ 1/22 ♦ ½/15 ◊ 1/7 ◊ 0/4 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/19 ♦ ½/3 ◊ ½/8 ♦ ½/14 5.0 / 9
13 Agnos,Demetrios 2515 ◊ 1/23 ♦ ½/11 ◊ 1/9 ♦ 0/1 ◊ ½/16 ♦ 1/15 ◊ 0/6 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 1/21 5.0 / 9
14 Van den Doel,Erik 2430 ◊ 1/25 ♦ 0/10 ◊ 1/18 ♦ 0/11 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 1/22 ◊ 1/20 ♦ ½/9 ◊ ½/12 5.0 / 9
15 Donaldson,John W 2405 ♦ 1/30 ◊ ½/12 ♦ ½/3 ♦ ½/7 ◊ ½/6 ◊ 0/13 ♦ 0/2 ◊ ½/19 ♦ 1/26 4.5 / 9
16 Cooper,Lawrence 2330 ◊ ½/11 ♦ ½/18 ♦ 1/8 ◊ ½/2 ♦ ½/13 ◊ 0/7 ◊ 0/9 ♦ ½/20   3.5 / 8
17 Sindik,Ervin 2355 ♦ 0/2 ◊ 1/26 ♦ 1/24 ◊ 0/3 ♦ 0/8 ◊ 0/21   ◊ 1/27 ◊ 0/9 3.0 / 8
18 Thompson,Ian 2285 ♦ ½/3 ◊ ½/16 ♦ 0/14   ◊ 1/22 ◊ ½/21   2.5 / 5
19 Coleman,David 2230 ◊ 0/10 ♦ 1/25   ♦ 0/6   ♦ 0/12 ◊ ½/24 ♦ ½/15   2.0 / 6
20 Buckley,Graeme 2380 ♦ 0/4 ◊ 1/27   ♦ 0/9 ◊ ½/25   ♦ 0/14 ◊ ½/16   2.0 / 6
21 Baum,Bernd 2270 ◊ 0/1   ◊ 0/11   ♦ 1/17 ◊ 0/10 ♦ ½/18 ◊ 0/13 1.5 / 6
22 Coathup,Roger 2120 ♦ 0/12 ◊ 0/3   ♦ 0/7 ◊ 0/14 ♦ 0/18 ◊ 1/28   1.0 / 6
23 Rice,Chris 2095 ♦ 0/13   ◊ 0/8   ◊ 1/25   1.0 / 3
24 McLean,John 2120 ◊ 0/9   ◊ 0/17   ♦ ½/19   0.5 / 3
25 Campbell,Eoin 2050 ♦ 0/14 ◊ 0/19   ♦ ½/20   ♦ 0/23   0.5 / 4
26 Spanton,Tim 2065 ◊ 0/6 ♦ 0/17   ◊ 0/15 0.0 / 3
27 Maggs,Steven 2085 ◊ 0/5 ♦ 0/20   ♦ 0/17   0.0 / 3
28 Benson,Paul   ♦ 0/7   ♦ 0/22   0.0 / 2
29 Sedgwick,David 2125 ♦ 0/8   0.0 / 1
30 Nicholson,John IRL 2045 ◊ 0/15   0.0 / 1

Alexander Baburin, now of Ireland, had a run-away victory in the Monarch Assurance tournament, scoring 8/9 and winning the first prize of £1,800.

1st GM A Baburin (IRL) 8/9, 2-3rd GM M Hebden (ENG), GM E Liss (ISR) 6, 4-9th GM M Sadler (ENG), GM J Gallagher (SWZ), GM C Ward (ENG), GM I Rausis (LAT), IM A David (LUX), IM A Ledger (ENG) 5½

Major - 1 D Sedgwick (Insurance) 6/7; 2 R Almond (Hastings) 5½; 3-6 M Cutmore, M Kobylka, D Cutmore (all Wood Green) & R Kirkwood (Llandudno) 4½

Minor - 1 P Cheshire (Earl of Arundel) 4½/5; 2 D Curtis (Fordsham) 4; 3-4 M Roberts (Radbourke Hall) & A Bloom (Willesden) 3½.