FIDE Rapid Marathon is a 3 day event to be held from 12th to 14th February 2016. You can read the regulations here.
- Only for players with a FIDE Online Arena membership and existing Online Blitz/Bullet rating.
- Prizes for the winners of each individual tournament as well as the overall Rapid Marathon winners.
- A total of 13 months of membership will be distributed to the winners.
- Players with a GM/WGM and IM/WIM as well as players whose membership ends after January 1st, 2018, will be kindly asked to donate their prize to another member of FIDE Online Arena.
Rapid Marathon Prize winners
Mr. Konstantinos Samaridis (GRE) wins 6 months of free FIDE Online Arena membership.
Mr. Ioannis-Athanasios Asiatidis (GRE) wins 3 months of free FIDE Online Arena membership.
AFM Hany Emara (EGY) wins 2 months of free FIDE Online Arena membership.
AIM Vitaly Voronkov (RUS) wins 1 month of free FIDE Online Arena membership.
FM Dirk Paulsen (GER) wins 1 month of free FIDE Online Arena membership.
(Mr. Paulsen will be requested to donate his prize to another FIDE Online Arena member)
Rapid Marathon Statistics
95 players from 33 Federations (including 15 FIDE flag players) participated in the Rapid Marathon.
Apart from 1 IM, 2 FM and 1 CM, 45 players had an Arena title: 6 AGM, 16 AIM, 18 AFM, 5 ACM
Rapid Marathon Standings
The winner of Rapid Marathon is Konstantinos Samaridis (GRE) with 13 points, followed by Ioannis Athanasios Asiatidis (GRE) by 12 points and an average performance of 1837. AFM Hany Emara (EGY) finished 3rd with the same points (12) and an average performance of 1824.
2 players were disqualified from Rapid 1 tournament by the Ace-guard anti-cheating team.
The full results can be found here.
Rapid Marathon Regulations
The Rapid Marathon Regulations can be found here.