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🏆 6th Aeroflot Festival (2007)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Ian Nepomniachtchi, Pentala Harikrishna, Vugar Gashimov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Li Chao, Wang Yue, Wang Hao, Sergei Movsesian, Nikita Vitiugov, Arkadij Naiditsch, Viktor Antonovich Bologan, Baadur Aleksandrovich Jobava, Alexander Moiseenko, Zoltan Almasi, Evgeny Alekseev, Andrei Volokitin, Ni Hua, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Alexander Areshchenko, Krishnan Sasikiran, Alexander Riazantsev, Denis Khismatullin, Vladimir Eduardovich Akopian, Alexey Dreev, Rauf Mamedov, Zahar Efimenko, Evgeny Najer, Viktor Laznicka, Emil Davidovich Sutovsky, Ilya Yulyevich Smirin, Alexander Khalifman, Gabriel Sargissian, Igor Lysyj, Yuri Aleksandrovich Kuzubov, Sergey Volkov, Eltaj Safarli, Yifan Hou, Timur Gareyev, Artyom Timofeev, Artur Yusupov, Aleksej Gennadyevich Aleksandrov, Igor Kurnosov, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Csaba Balogh, Parimarjan Negi, Tigran Levonovich Petrosian, Zhou Jianchao, Sergei Azarov, Ildar Khairullin, Ngoc Truongson Nguyen, Boris Savchenko, Borki Predojevic, Viorel Iordachescu, Dmitry Bocharov, Karen Asrian, Zaven Andriasian, Darmen Sadvakasov, Vladimir Belov, Jaan Yukhanovich Ehlvest, Vasilios Kotronias, Emanuel Berg, Yuri Drozdovskij, Evgeny E Vorobiov, Dmitry Svetushkin, Artashes Navasardovich Minasian, Alexey Nazirzhonovich Korotylev, Nikola Sedlak, Sergey Grigoriants, Ashot Gamletovich Anastasian, Alexander Vladimirovich Ivanov, Thomas Luther, Stelios Halkias, Yuri Rafailovich Yakovich, Valerij Sergeyevich Popov, Anton Shomoev, Tatiana Kosintseva, Nadezhda Kosintseva, Sergej Dyachkov, Evgeny Shaposhnikov, Konstantin Maslak, Alexander Evdokimov, Stanislav Novikov, Li Shilong, Kateryna Alexandrovna Lagno, Dronavalli Harika, Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi, Shen Yang

 page 16 of 16; games 376-389 of 389  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
376. Z Almasi vs Sadvakasov  1-03620076th Aeroflot FestivalC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
377. Wang Hao vs Areshchenko  ½-½1520076th Aeroflot FestivalB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
378. S Volkov vs C Balogh 1-03220076th Aeroflot FestivalE46 Nimzo-Indian
379. B Predojevic vs K Asrian  ½-½2320076th Aeroflot FestivalC18 French, Winawer
380. Efimenko vs A Riazantsev  ½-½3120076th Aeroflot FestivalB12 Caro-Kann Defense
381. Zhou Jianchao vs Khalifman  ½-½920076th Aeroflot FestivalD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
382. I Khairullin vs F Vallejo Pons  0-14020076th Aeroflot FestivalC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
383. A Timofeev vs Grigoriants  ½-½6920076th Aeroflot FestivalE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
384. Smirin vs Korotylev  ½-½2520076th Aeroflot FestivalB58 Sicilian
385. Movsesian vs Yusupov  ½-½1420076th Aeroflot FestivalC09 French, Tarrasch, Open Variation, Main line
386. D Bocharov vs I Lysyj  1-03620076th Aeroflot FestivalE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
387. T Luther vs Sasikiran  0-15320076th Aeroflot FestivalB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
388. V Gashimov vs Ganguly  ½-½720076th Aeroflot FestivalB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
389. Tomashevsky vs Jakovenko  ½-½1420076th Aeroflot FestivalD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
 page 16 of 16; games 376-389 of 389  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Feb-22-07  tarlan13: Congratulations to all Azeris. B tournament was won by Vasif Durarbeyli. Ona urekden tebrik edirem.
Feb-22-07  Plato: Jakovenko wins Aeroflot. I called this one from the start :)

My Linares predictions, by contrast, don't seem to be turning out too well (unless Leko starts winning and Carlsen starts losing).

Feb-22-07  ahmadov: <tarlan13> "ona", yoxsa "onu" ;)
Feb-22-07  percyblakeney: Tomashevsky-Jakovenko was drawn in 14 moves.
Feb-22-07  percyblakeney: ...so regardless of tiebreaks Alekseev has the chance to secure a Dortmund ticket if he can beat Sargissian.
Feb-22-07  ahmadov: Eltaj Safarli wins Tigran Petrosian with one move: e4...
Feb-22-07  gmgomes: Aleksev x Sargissian: after move 31, engines evaluates Aleksev with comfortable 2 pawns up, but both players are in time trouble - letīs see how they will get up to move 40.
Feb-22-07  percyblakeney: Looks like Alekseev is going to Dortmund.
Feb-22-07  gmgomes: Sargissian had better resign now.
Feb-22-07  percyblakeney: ...and so he did.
Feb-22-07  percyblakeney: Berg finished without draws after 4 wins and 5 losses.
Feb-22-07  Strongest Force: Tigran Petrosian overslept? Maybe he was playing blitz somewhere & forgot? :-D
Feb-22-07  angslo: Alekseev won
Feb-22-07  Raskolnikov: Ni Hua won nicely against Minasian in Advanced Caro-Cann.
Feb-22-07  stanleys: Conratulations to Alekseev!
Another great win after the title of Russian champion
Feb-22-07  Raskolnikov: There are some really good games in the last round: e.g. Volkov-Balogh, Almasi-Sadvakasov etc.
Feb-22-07  doremi: WFM Hou won against (male) GM Kotronias!
God bless everybody but especially Hou and doremi too
Feb-22-07
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  PhilFeeley: <Plato: Jakovenko wins Aeroflot. I called this one from the start :)> A little early with the results? Alekseev won.
Feb-22-07  Plato: <PhilFeeley> My mistake! For some reason I thought yestereday's round was the last one, and Jakovenko had the best tiebreaks.
Feb-23-07  tarlan13: E.Safarli - T.Petrosian
1.e4
1-0 A great win.
Feb-23-07  samik: Why you are so exited,Tarlan00 ?
Feb-23-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: <Plato> An easy mistake to make. The last round shows how "GM draws" work against you if you want to win a tournament. Alekseev earned the win.
Feb-23-07  Mameluk: Alekseev, Jakovenko, Tomashevsky and their latest results call for dismantling the ceiling of the toilet.
Feb-23-07  Plato: <PhilFeeley> He certainly did. Congratulations to Alekseev. The talent pool of young players these days is enormous.
Feb-24-07  Mameluk: http://www.chessninja.com/dailydirt... See the discussion here. Perhaps somebody already started dismantling the ceiling. Chess starts to remind cycling, delaying the transmission should be duty very quickly.
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