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XIII Dos Hermanas Tournament

Teimour Radjabov5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[games]
Alexander Rustemov5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Alexey Dreev5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Ruben Felgaer5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Zurab Alekseyevich Azmaiparashvili5/9(+1 -0 =8)[games]
Sergey Karjakin4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Pentala Harikrishna4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Leinier Dominguez Perez3.5/9(+0 -2 =7)[games]
Oleg Korneev3.5/9(+0 -2 =7)[games]
Miguel Illescas Cordoba3.5/9(+2 -4 =3)[games]

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Rustemov vs Dreev  ½-½222005XIII Dos HermanasD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
2. Radjabov vs Azmaiparashvili  ½-½252005XIII Dos HermanasB10 Caro-Kann
3. Harikrishna vs O Korneev  ½-½222005XIII Dos HermanasA13 English
4. Illescas Cordoba vs L Dominguez 1-0442005XIII Dos HermanasD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
5. Karjakin vs R Felgaer 1-0842005XIII Dos HermanasB33 Sicilian
6. Dreev vs Radjabov ½-½1072005XIII Dos HermanasA84 Dutch
7. R Felgaer vs A Rustemov 1-0442005XIII Dos HermanasC19 French, Winawer, Advance
8. L Dominguez vs O Korneev  ½-½332005XIII Dos HermanasC42 Petrov Defense
9. Illescas Cordoba vs Karjakin  ½-½352005XIII Dos HermanasD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
10. Azmaiparashvili vs Harikrishna  ½-½312005XIII Dos HermanasD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
11. O Korneev vs Azmaiparashvili ½-½112005XIII Dos HermanasB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
12. Harikrishna vs Dreev ½-½872005XIII Dos HermanasD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. Radjabov vs R Felgaer  ½-½162005XIII Dos HermanasD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. A Rustemov vs Illescas Cordoba  1-0382005XIII Dos HermanasD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
15. Karjakin vs L Dominguez  1-0622005XIII Dos HermanasB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. L Dominguez vs Azmaiparashvili  ½-½332005XIII Dos HermanasB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
17. R Felgaer vs Harikrishna 1-0332005XIII Dos HermanasC51 Evans Gambit
18. Illescas Cordoba vs Radjabov 0-1432005XIII Dos HermanasE60 King's Indian Defense
19. Karjakin vs A Rustemov  ½-½272005XIII Dos HermanasC42 Petrov Defense
20. Dreev vs O Korneev  ½-½762005XIII Dos HermanasD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. A Rustemov vs L Dominguez  ½-½612005XIII Dos HermanasD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Azmaiparashvili vs Dreev 1-0462005XIII Dos HermanasD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. O Korneev vs R Felgaer  ½-½242005XIII Dos HermanasB33 Sicilian
24. Harikrishna vs Illescas Cordoba  1-0442005XIII Dos HermanasD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. Radjabov vs Karjakin 1-0312005XIII Dos HermanasC45 Scotch Game
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  Robin01: The drawing percentage appears to be around 67%, with about 50% of the draws being less than 30 moves. Seems like a rather large percentage of draws.
Apr-13-05  cade: What a boring tournament
Apr-13-05  Marvol: Except for a 107 move in a K+Q against K,Q+2p endgame that Radjabov managed to draw, his other draws are 34, 28, 25, 18, 16 and 13 moves. None of these showing anthing that remotely resembles a will to play for it.

No comment necessary I presume... I will be more polite to Kramnik and Leko in the near future, this is way worse. Hopefully the 'Sofia Masters' idea will catch on!

Apr-13-05  roni.chessman: That is my only gripe against Radjabov. Even though he is only 18 and kicking a lot of ass, I despise the fact that he only plays to win and when ahead he draws to victory.
Apr-16-05  latvija: I find it interesting that White posted 14 wins and Black one win. I wonder if there are any other tournaments with such a lopsided result.
Apr-17-05  Milo: I find it interesting that he won with 5.5 out of 9. Talk about evenly matched!
Apr-18-05  roni.chessman: I think radjabov could've scored a few more if he wasn't such a scaredy pants and drawing everywhere....
Jun-16-05  crumpy: <roni.chessman> The players are trying to win titles/money and don't care belongs they win whether they draw etc.
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