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8th Dubai Open (2006)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Wesley So, Evgenij Miroshnichenko, Gabriel Sargissian, Sergey Fedorchuk, Tigran L Petrosian, Parimarjan Negi, Abhijeet Gupta, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Eltaj Safarli, Zviad Izoria, Darmen Sadvakasov, Ahmed Adly, Daniel Stellwagen, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami, Levan Pantsulaia, Merab Gagunashvili, Sethuraman P Sethuraman, Tamaz Gelashvili, Ashot Anastasian, A R Saleh Salem, Zurab Sturua, Pavel Kotsur, Babu M R Lalith, Farid Abbasov, Valery Neverov, Sergei Krivoshey, Pouria Darini, Mesgen Amanov, Rashad Babaev, Shojaat Ghane, Sergey Kayumov, Ulvi Bajarani, Handszar Odeev, Fouad El Taher, Tamijani Homayoon Toufighi, Faruk Bistric, Srinath Narayanan, Ramachandran Ramesh, Swayangsu Satyapragyan, Sergey G Simonenko, Oleg Anatolie Kulicov, Kannappan Priyadharshan, Rao Prasanna, Srdjan Sale, 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, Abdul Hameed El Arousy, Mariya Sergeyeva, 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, Al Qasem Mohannad, Gurpreet Pal Singh, Govind Ballabh Joshi, M Sadatnajafi, Amohammad M Soozankar, Antonio Molina, O T Anilkumar, Bjoern Bente, P Doostkam, Majeed Mohamad Abdul, Stefan Schmid, Ishaq Saeed, Hossein Aryanejad, Shadi Paridar, Shayesteh Ghader Pour, Vlasta Macek, Robin Stellwagen, Chaitanya N Vaidya, Majumdar Soumitra, Ghanem Al-Sulaiti, Ayyad Husain Abdulgalil Saleh, Arman Monir, M Ayyad Maher, Jawad Ihsan, Mahini Mona Salman, Alexandra Grishina, Mohamed Saud, Majid Laabi Chian, Shirin Navabi, Faisal Alsharhan, Kasib Laith, Lahiri Shantanu, Javad Lavasani, Shatrughan Jha, Omid Bashirinia, Obay Ali, Hasan Kolyaie, Danny Baltazar, Abdoulla Zibaei, Charles Kayle, Andreas Albers, Augusto S Marcial

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 84  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. S Paridar vs V Neverov  ½-½18 2006 8th Dubai OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
2. T Gelashvili vs M Taleb  ½-½70 2006 8th Dubai OpenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
3. V Sareen vs M Gagunashvili  ½-½46 2006 8th Dubai OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
4. S Krivoshey vs A Adly  ½-½43 2006 8th Dubai OpenD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
5. I Bajarani vs Z Sturua  ½-½70 2006 8th Dubai OpenB01 Scandinavian
6. R Babaev vs Y Habu  ½-½59 2006 8th Dubai OpenC07 French, Tarrasch
7. L Stock vs S Kayumov  ½-½27 2006 8th Dubai OpenC45 Scotch Game
8. S G Simonenko vs S Dasari  ½-½29 2006 8th Dubai OpenA48 King's Indian
9. O Kulicov vs S P Sethuraman  ½-½55 2006 8th Dubai OpenC45 Scotch Game
10. F El Taher vs E Ghaem Maghami  ½-½20 2006 8th Dubai OpenB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
11. Ramesh vs L Pantsulaia  ½-½13 2006 8th Dubai OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
12. S Ghader Pour vs G Singh  ½-½53 2006 8th Dubai OpenC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
13. M Amanov vs A Monir  ½-½58 2006 8th Dubai OpenD79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line
14. G Kacheishvili vs G Sargissian  ½-½18 2006 8th Dubai OpenE20 Nimzo-Indian
15. M Gagunashvili vs Z Izoria  ½-½16 2006 8th Dubai OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. L Pantsulaia vs S Krivoshey  ½-½53 2006 8th Dubai OpenB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
17. E Ghaem Maghami vs Ramesh  ½-½15 2006 8th Dubai OpenA28 English
18. A Adly vs T Gelashvili  ½-½51 2006 8th Dubai OpenE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
19. A Anastasian vs I Bajarani  ½-½58 2006 8th Dubai OpenD94 Grunfeld
20. S Kayumov vs K Nadig  ½-½43 2006 8th Dubai OpenB30 Sicilian
21. J Al-Huwar vs V Neverov  ½-½28 2006 8th Dubai OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
22. F Bistric vs W So ½-½34 2006 8th Dubai OpenB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
23. E Ghaem Maghami vs A Adly  ½-½55 2006 8th Dubai OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
24. M Gagunashvili vs L Pantsulaia  ½-½5 2006 8th Dubai OpenB50 Sicilian
25. A Anastasian vs G Kacheishvili  ½-½48 2006 8th Dubai OpenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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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
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  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!
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  PhilFeeley: Is this the one that Wang Hao won last year? Where are the Chinese players this year?
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  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

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  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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