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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]

 page 1 of 1; 18 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L B Hansen vs Portisch  ½-½322008Sigeman & Co TournamentD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
2. Stellwagen vs Kotronias  ½-½482008Sigeman & Co TournamentB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
3. R Akesson vs Timman  ½-½432008Sigeman & Co TournamentA37 English, Symmetrical
4. L B Hansen vs T Hillarp Persson  ½-½212008Sigeman & Co TournamentD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. K Lie vs Portisch  ½-½432008Sigeman & Co TournamentD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Kotronias vs Agrest  ½-½492008Sigeman & Co TournamentB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. Axel Smith vs Kotronias  ½-½512008Sigeman & Co TournamentB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
8. Timman vs Agrest  ½-½372008Sigeman & Co TournamentB50 Sicilian
9. L B Hansen vs Stellwagen ½-½142008Sigeman & Co TournamentD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
10. T Hillarp Persson vs Kotronias  ½-½252008Sigeman & Co TournamentA16 English
11. Portisch vs Axel Smith  ½-½532008Sigeman & Co TournamentA28 English
12. Kotronias vs Portisch  ½-½502008Sigeman & Co TournamentC87 Ruy Lopez
13. Agrest vs L B Hansen  ½-½132008Sigeman & Co TournamentE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
14. R Akesson vs Agrest  ½-½372008Sigeman & Co TournamentD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. L B Hansen vs Axel Smith  ½-½1062008Sigeman & Co TournamentD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Agrest vs K Lie  ½-½1032008Sigeman & Co TournamentA04 Reti Opening
17. Stellwagen vs T Hillarp Persson  ½-½312008Sigeman & Co TournamentB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. Kotronias vs L B Hansen  ½-½142008Sigeman & Co TournamentC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin,
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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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