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Marx Gyoergy Chess Memorial Tournament

Viktor Korchnoi7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[games]
Ferenc Berkes6.5/10(+3 -0 =7)[games]
Alexander Beliavsky6/10(+4 -2 =4)[games]
Vladislav Nevednichy4/10(+2 -4 =4)[games]
Lajos Portisch3/10(+0 -4 =6)[games]
Peter Acs3/10(+1 -5 =4)[games]

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. F Berkes vs Korchnoi  ½-½242004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
2. V Nevednichy vs Beliavsky  1-0682004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialC55 Two Knights Defense
3. Acs vs Beliavsky  ½-½522004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE20 Nimzo-Indian
4. Korchnoi vs V Nevednichy  1-0492004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE92 King's Indian
5. Portisch vs F Berkes  ½-½322004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Beliavsky vs Korchnoi 0-1392004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
7. V Nevednichy vs Portisch  ½-½452004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
8. F Berkes vs Acs  ½-½462004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialA25 English
9. Acs vs Korchnoi  0-1612004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
10. Portisch vs Beliavsky  ½-½452004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE55 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, Bronstein Variation
11. F Berkes vs V Nevednichy  1-0622004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
12. Korchnoi vs Portisch 1-0492004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE07 Catalan, Closed
13. V Nevednichy vs Acs  1-0402004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialB89 Sicilian
14. Beliavsky vs F Berkes  ½-½302004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. Portisch vs Acs  ½-½172004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
16. Beliavsky vs V Nevednichy  1-0332004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
17. Korchnoi vs F Berkes  ½-½552004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
18. Acs vs Portisch 1-0342004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialB42 Sicilian, Kan
19. Beliavsky vs Acs  1-0432004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. F Berkes vs Portisch  1-0572004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialB15 Caro-Kann
21. V Nevednichy vs Korchnoi 0-1612004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialC07 French, Tarrasch
22. Korchnoi vs Beliavsky 0-1272004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE46 Nimzo-Indian
23. Portisch vs V Nevednichy  ½-½432004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialD94 Grunfeld
24. Acs vs F Berkes  0-1402004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialA34 English, Symmetrical
25. Beliavsky vs Portisch 1-0432004Marx Gyoergy Chess MemorialE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-25-04  AdrianP: A good showing from Viktor... still got some teeth - although a lot of his wins were positional grinds. Beliavsky got off to a disastrous start with 0.5/3, but put in a great run of wins to finish 3rd. Still in the World Chess Championships as well - maybe a bit of a dark horse. I think that he was a Kasparov second at some point - be interesting to have a match between those two... although it might be a bit one-sided.
Jun-25-04  iron maiden: Forza Korchnoi! The man's immortal.
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  Bobsterman3000: Viktor may play until he's 100! By then he may drop down to a mere 2400 or so...
Jun-26-04  JSYantiss: lol....even at a "mere" 2400, Korchnoi would kill me.
Jun-27-04  Sylvester: Didn't Kasparov beat Beliavsky in a Candidates' match? Or was that a different guy?
Jun-27-04  iron maiden: <Sylvester> Yes, back in 1982. See
Jun-28-04  Sylvester: Thanks <iron maiden>. I thought so.
Jul-12-04  Rowson: I love Korchnoi! Good to see that he is STILL capable of winning some serious competitions.
Jul-28-04  ArturoRivera: How old is Kornchnoi actually?
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  Benzol: Born 23rd July 1931
Aug-03-04  ArturoRivera: 73 years old! and the man is still playing high level chess!
Aug-06-04  waddayaplay: I think the problem is that there are no good chess books focused on old people. All training, study, books, &c , are focused on kids. Older people can learn too of course, but noone has taken the time to investigate into it.

Probably other measurements needs to be taken. To learn positions and patterns is not essential, because they know it already. Instead, more focus on staying fit and alert; mental excercises; tai chi every morning. Stuff like that.

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  Zenchess: I heard that that's the sort of thing Korchnoi does all the time.
Aug-06-04  PinkPanther: <Benzol>
Hmmm...I could swear Korchnoi was born on March 23rd.
Aug-06-04  PinkPanther:
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