Previous edition: ... [more]
Player: Bartosz Socko
| page 1 of 1; 11 games
< Earlier Kibitzing · PAGE 6 OF 6 ·
|Apr-14-06|| ||notyetagm: <Wannabe> The bookie always wins in the end, baby. :-)|
|Apr-14-06|| ||OhoBoho: Breaking news: Topalov vs Kramnik in September
|Apr-14-06|| ||OhoBoho: http://www.chessbase.com/|
|Apr-14-06|| ||Ivan23: Last round pairings on top boards:
Kozul (8) - Izoria (7)
Belov (7) - Ivanchuk (7,5)
Inarkiev (7) - Nikolic (7)
Georgiev (7) - Gurevich (6,5)
|Apr-14-06|| ||Maroczy: Former European champion Macieja has played some tough draws vs. Jobava, Shanava and Gurevitch. He's having one of his best efforts in a long time.|
|Apr-14-06|| ||notyetagm: <Ivan23: Last round pairings on top boards:>|
I thought this tournament was 13 rounds? This is only rounds 11.
|Apr-15-06|| ||Ivan23: <notyetagm> Only 11 rounds will be played. Last round today, tie-breakers in Sunday and closing ceremony and departures in Monday (hence Apr 4 - Apr 17).|
|Apr-15-06|| ||Ivan23: Kozul-Izoria drawn after 5 minutes and 10 moves played. Ivanchuk needs a win with Black in an Exchange Slav against Belov to share 1st place with Kozul.|
|Apr-15-06|| ||whatthefat: Well, I decided to give Georgiev one last chance to win me back my chessbucks. Unfortunately, I overlooked the fact that HE'S SOFT AS ANYTHING AND CAN ONLY LAST 9 MOVES AS WHITE!! Ahem... excuse me.. getting all worked up here...|
|Apr-15-06|| ||keypusher: Belov appears to have no objection to a draw, but Ivanchuk seems to be trying to win.|
<whatthefat> LOL. Glancing over Georgiev's games so far, I am sure he was very tired.
|Apr-15-06|| ||whatthefat: <keypusher>
Yeah, I know, it's actually a pretty impressive result for him. Just a shame he had to cost me about a grand of imaginary money along the way.
|Apr-15-06|| ||Ivan23: Belov-Ivanchuk draw.
It's official now, Kozul is the new champ.
|Apr-15-06|| ||notyetagm: ICC claims Ivanchuk won to go to 8.5 and tie Kozul.|
|Apr-15-06|| ||Ivan23: Official site says draw after 30 moves.|
|Apr-15-06|| ||Gregor Samsa Mendel: The Belov-Ivanchuk position on the official site sure looks like a draw to me.|
This is the first time I've followed the progress of a tournament like this via the internet. I guess short draws are very common in the penultimate round of a tournament. One game in the Women's section lasted all of five moves.
|Apr-15-06|| ||TheUnkraut: (Whatthefat) you really missunderstand georgiev: he might have played only 9 moves-but im sure he was giving his very best till the titanic fight was over|
|Apr-15-06|| ||BIDMONFA: 7th European Individual Championship (2006)|
Champion - ZDENKO KOZUL
Sub-Champion - VASSILY IVANCHUK
|Apr-15-06|| ||Ezzy: Congratulations to Grandmaster Kozul the new European champion!|
What an improvement on last year when he scored 5.5/13 and lost 24 rating points in that one tournament.
|Apr-16-06|| ||WarmasterKron: According to ChessBase, Kozul's performance rating for the tournament was an impressive 2791.|
|Apr-16-06|| ||stanleys: Another big success for a Croatian player - about a month ago GM Zelcic became European blitz champion and GM Palac took the third place.
|Apr-17-06|| ||Petrosian63: Will Ivanchuk gain any ELO points from the European Individual Championships?|
|Apr-17-06|| ||AlexandraThess: What a sad championship the legendary Ulf Andersson had hard moments|
|Apr-18-06|| ||Maroczy: Where is that elusive last round?|
|Apr-18-06|| ||Maroczy: Thanks.|
|Apr-19-06|| ||turkishgrandmaster: Sinan Tezok is my friend but he is an amuetor. He just went there for fun|
< Earlier Kibitzing · PAGE 6 OF 6 ·
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply.
Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it
entitles you to features otherwise unavailable.
Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should
Please observe our posting guidelines:
- No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
- No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
- No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
- Nothing in violation of United States law.
- No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
- NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
- Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
- The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
- The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
- All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
- Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page.
This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or
this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
your profile |
Premium Membership |
Kibitzer's Café |
Biographer's Bistro |
new kibitzing |
Tournament Index |
Player Directory |
Notable Games |
World Chess Championships |
Opening Explorer |
Guess the Move |
Game Collections |
ChessBookie Game |
Chessgames Challenge |
privacy notice |
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC