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🏆 8th Dubai Open (2006)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Wesley So, Gabriel Sargissian, Evgenij Miroshnichenko, Eltaj Safarli, Sergey Fedorchuk, Tigran Levonovich Petrosian, Parimarjan Negi, Abhijeet Gupta, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Zviad Izoria, Sethuraman P Sethuraman, A R Saleh Salem, Darmen Sadvakasov, Ahmed Adly, Daniel Stellwagen, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami, Levan Pantsulaia, Merab Gagunashvili, Tamaz Gelashvili, Ashot Gamletovich Anastasian, Pavel Mikhailovich Kotsur, Zurab Sturua, Babu M R Lalith, Farid Abbasov, Valery Konstantinovich Neverov, Sergei Krivoshey, Ulvi Bajarani, Srinath Narayanan, Pouria Darini, Mesgen Amanov, Kannappan Priyadharshan, Rashad Babaev, Shojaat Ghane, Sergey Kayumov, Handszar Odeev, Fouad El Taher, Tamijani Homayoon Toufighi, Faruk Bistric, Ramachandran Ramesh, Swayangsu Satyapragyan, Rao Prasanna, Oleg Anatolie Kulicov, Sergey G Simonenko, Srdjan Sale, Ishaq Saeed, Mohsen Sharbaf, Husein Aziz Nezad, Ramnath Bhuvanesh, Yoshiharu Habu, Moussa Taleb, Sunil Mokal Prathamesh, Suhrab Semiev, Vishal Sareen, Saad Abdullah Sarsam, Khosla Shiven, Erik O M C Teichmann, Kruttika Nadig, Amohammad M Soozankar, Mariya Sergeyeva, Abdul Hameed El Arousy, Atousa Pourkashiyan, A Moussa Othman, Ilgar Bajarani, Sai Srinivas Dasari, Bernd Baum, Maher Himdan, Lara Stock, Jasem Al-Huwar, Abdo Somoff, Firuza Velikhanli, Aarthie Ramaswamy, Dusan Stojic, Bjoern Bente, Al Qasem Mohannad, Gurpreet Pal Singh, Govind Ballabh Joshi, M Sadatnajafi, Antonio Molina, O T Anilkumar, P Doostkam, Majeed Mohamad Abdul, Stefan Schmid, Hossein Aryanejad, Shadi Paridar, Shayesteh Ghader Pour, Vlasta Macek, Ayyad Husain Abdulgalil Saleh, Robin Stellwagen, Chaitanya N Vaidya, Majumdar Soumitra, Ghanem Al-Sulaiti, Arman Monir, M Ayyad Maher, Jawad Ihsan, Alexandra Grishina, Mahini Mona Salman, Mohamed Saud, Majid Laabi Chian, Javad Lavasani, Shirin Navabi plus 12 more players.

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 310  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A El Arousy vs C Kayle  1-03620068th Dubai OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. R Babaev vs A R Saleh Salem  1-07120068th Dubai OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
3. F Abbasov vs A Monir  1-03020068th Dubai OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. A S Marcial vs A Adly  0-14720068th Dubai OpenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
5. S Sale vs Lahiri Shantanu  1-02920068th Dubai OpenC00 French Defense
6. Kasib Laith vs M Taleb  ½-½1820068th Dubai OpenE17 Queen's Indian
7. A Gupta vs Obay Ali  1-04420068th Dubai OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. D Baltazar vs Negi 1-06420068th Dubai OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. F Bistric vs U Bajarani  0-14620068th Dubai OpenB27 Sicilian
10. S Navabi vs S Kayumov  0-13920068th Dubai OpenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
11. E Safarli vs H Kolyaie  1-02820068th Dubai OpenB30 Sicilian
12. Shatrughan Jha vs S G Simonenko  0-13420068th Dubai OpenB06 Robatsch
13. O Kulicov vs A Zibaei 1-05020068th Dubai OpenC45 Scotch Game
14. R Prasanna vs S A Sarsam  ½-½6120068th Dubai OpenC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
15. V Sareen vs D Stojic  1-03820068th Dubai OpenB95 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6...e6
16. A Grishina vs Y Habu  0-13420068th Dubai OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
17. F Alsharhan vs H Odeev  0-14420068th Dubai OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Ramesh vs I Saeed  1-02620068th Dubai OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. Z Izoria vs M Sadatnajafi 1-04020068th Dubai OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. A Molina vs Sadvakasov  0-12420068th Dubai OpenE46 Nimzo-Indian
21. G Sargissian vs S Paridar  1-03420068th Dubai OpenD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
22. M Soumitra vs L Pantsulaia  0-14120068th Dubai OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
23. Miroshnichenko vs B Baum 1-02320068th Dubai OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
24. L Stock vs G Kacheishvili  0-13620068th Dubai OpenB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
25. E Ghaem Maghami vs P Darini 1-03820068th Dubai OpenA30 English, Symmetrical
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 310  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-29-06  JordanKwiatek: First?!!!!??! (is that how ya do it? :0)
Apr-29-06  syracrophy: Second :), I hope this tournament to be interesting! I need more games for my collections, indeed :-P
Apr-29-06  technical draw: Hey, there are two Swayangsu Satyapragyan playing in this tournament.
Apr-29-06  ARMENIA: Good luck to all...

God Bless Armenia

Apr-29-06  gmchoy: Goodluck to Filipino wiz kid Wesley So!
Premium Chessgames Member
  PhilFeeley: Is this the one that Wang Hao won last year? Where are the Chinese players this year?
Apr-29-06  ahmadov: <PhilFeeley><Is this the one that Wang Hao won last year?> Yes, it is. Instead of Chinese players, they have invited a Japanese player this time ;).
Apr-29-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Round 7 - Leaders - Fedorchuk, Sargissian and Petrosian - 6 points

Apr-29-06  ahmadov: <BIDMONFA> Sometimes, I have a feeling that you are not a human, but a machine ;).
Apr-29-06  thundershock2k: woot! i used to live in dubai 3 years ago
but it was only after i got here to canada that i got caught up in chess is that some sort of irony
Apr-29-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Ahmadov - but a machine, because?

Apr-29-06  alexapple: <PhilFeeley>,As far as I know, the Chinese players are all preparing for the coming Olympiad and national sports games(of all non-olympiad sports) and their 2nd national chess league.
Apr-30-06  Priyadharshan: hi a tournament with rated players above 135 in 150 paticipants.
Apr-30-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Round 8 - Leaders - Fedorchuk, Sargissian and Petrosian - 6'5 points

May-02-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Final Standings
Champions - Sergey A. Fedorchuk, Gabriel Sargissian and Tigran L. Petrosian - 7 points
General Information

May-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: I see there's a three-way tie for first place. Did any player win on tie-breaks perhaps?
May-10-06  percyblakeney: <Did any player win on tie-breaks perhaps?>


Impressive result by young Eltaj Safarli (b. 1992), point from first place.

May-10-06  percyblakeney: Final ranking with rating changes:

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