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Sigeman & Co Tournament

Tiger Hillarp Persson7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Daniel Stellwagen6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Lars Bo Hansen6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Ralf Akesson5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Jan Timman5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Evgenij Romanovich Agrest4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Kjetil A Lie3/9(+2 -5 =2)[games]
Vasilios Kotronias3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Axel Smith2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Lajos Portisch2/9(+0 -5 =4)[games]

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Akesson vs Kotronias  1-0452008Sigeman & Co TournamentE92 King's Indian
2. Stellwagen vs Agrest  1-0812008Sigeman & Co TournamentB12 Caro-Kann Defense
3. T Hillarp Persson vs Agrest 1-0392008Sigeman & Co TournamentB42 Sicilian, Kan
4. Agrest vs Axel Smith  1-0432008Sigeman & Co TournamentD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. T Hillarp Persson vs Axel Smith 1-0432008Sigeman & Co TournamentA00 Uncommon Opening
6. L B Hansen vs R Akesson  1-0612008Sigeman & Co TournamentD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Timman vs K Lie  1-0352008Sigeman & Co TournamentB27 Sicilian
8. Agrest vs Portisch  1-0362008Sigeman & Co TournamentD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Stellwagen vs Timman  1-0352008Sigeman & Co TournamentC18 French, Winawer
10. Timman vs Kotronias  1-0462008Sigeman & Co TournamentB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
11. T Hillarp Persson vs Portisch 1-0272008Sigeman & Co TournamentE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Troller: Tiger is one of the more unstable GMs. Here he was on top of his game and won convincingly.

Lars Bo Hansen is the contrast, always playing solidly and often achieving a small plus score. Here he delivers "as usual". Not surprisingly, he has been a very valuable team player for the Danish national team on many occasions.

Stellwagen came as the favourite and 6.5 pts is of course fully acceptable, but he probably wouldn't have counted on trailing by a full point with this score before the tournament.

May-07-08  inthestepsofTal: Troller: absolutely. When Tiger is out of form, he can loose to almost anyone, but in form, he can beat anyone. Real class in his game against Agrest from the Swedish champion. He definitely is the most interesting swedish player to watch, compared to for example Ralf Åkesson, whos behaviour is more fun to watch than his games
May-08-08  Knight13: A 2400 took first place. Looks like you don't need explosives to blow up cities sometimes, huh.
May-16-08  wallytherhino: Tiger Hillarp Persson sure is a fierce player. Dare I say it "fierce as a Tiger".
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