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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Corus Group B Tournament

Pavel Eljanov9/13(+7 -2 =4)[games]
Gabriel Sargissian8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Bu Xiangzhi8/13(+4 -1 =8)[games]
Dmitry Jakovenko8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Erwin L'Ami7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Daniel Stellwagen7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Viktor Bologan7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Jan Smeets6/13(+4 -5 =4)[games]
Friso Nijboer5.5/13(+2 -4 =7)[games]
Suat Atalik4.5/13(+1 -5 =7)[games]
Jan Werle4.5/13(+2 -6 =5)[games]
Vladimir Georgiev4/13(+1 -6 =6)[games]
Tatiana Kosintseva4/13(+2 -7 =4)[games]

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. V Georgiev vs Eljanov  0-1452007Corus Group BD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
2. J Werle vs Bologan 0-1532007Corus Group BE97 King's Indian
3. S Atalik vs Stellwagen  ½-½342007Corus Group BD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. T Kosintseva vs Jakovenko  ½-½402007Corus Group BC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
5. Bu Xiangzhi vs L'Ami 1-0382007Corus Group BB10 Caro-Kann
6. G Sargissian vs J Smeets 0-1382007Corus Group BD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Nijboer vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½322007Corus Group BB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
8. Stellwagen vs J Werle  ½-½512007Corus Group BC97 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin
9. Eljanov vs Nijboer  ½-½242007Corus Group BB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
10. Jakovenko vs Bologan  ½-½202007Corus Group BB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
11. M Vachier-Lagrave vs G Sargissian  ½-½312007Corus Group BC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
12. J Smeets vs Bu Xiangzhi  ½-½382007Corus Group BB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. T Kosintseva vs V Georgiev  ½-½492007Corus Group BC78 Ruy Lopez
14. L'Ami vs S Atalik  ½-½332007Corus Group BE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
15. Bologan vs Stellwagen  ½-½552007Corus Group BB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
16. S Atalik vs J Smeets 0-1382007Corus Group BD00 Queen's Pawn Game
17. Nijboer vs T Kosintseva  1-0882007Corus Group BB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
18. G Sargissian vs Eljanov  1-0422007Corus Group BD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
19. V Georgiev vs Jakovenko 0-1502007Corus Group BD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
20. Bu Xiangzhi vs M Vachier-Lagrave 1-0522007Corus Group BA15 English
21. J Werle vs L'Ami  1-0412007Corus Group BD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
22. Jakovenko vs Stellwagen  ½-½732007Corus Group BB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
23. J Smeets vs J Werle 1-0462007Corus Group BB42 Sicilian, Kan
24. V Georgiev vs Nijboer  ½-½322007Corus Group BA80 Dutch
25. M Vachier-Lagrave vs S Atalik  1-0352007Corus Group BB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Jan-26-07  PaulKeres: Vachier_Lagrave - Eljanov is an rather old opening, Giuoco Piano, Moller (c3). Could be interesting if he has anything new... I always feel very comfortable with it myself as black ...
Jan-26-07  Karpova: Vachier-Lagrave -Eljanov 0-1
Jan-26-07  sitzkrieg: im listening PK. dont cry no longer)
Jan-26-07  Theologue: Down the exchange at move 40, Bologan's in the fight for his life.

Bologan-Sargissian:


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Jan-26-07  dehanne: What a blunder by Vachier-Lagrave. Unbelievable.

And what the heck was Spoelman's Qg5??

Jan-26-07  slomarko: Vachier's position was already lost at that time.
Jan-26-07  Mameluk: Tomorrow is the Jakovenko-Eljanov clash, even if playing Kosintseva in the last round may well be the sign Eljanov will succeed in this tournament.
Jan-26-07  bob000: Wow a 7 way tie for second.
Jan-27-07  Karpova: Final position in Atalik-Werle


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.Bd3 draw agreed

Jan-27-07  Mameluk: So as expected, the tournament will be decided by T. Kosintseva.
Jan-28-07  WarmasterKron: I think Tatiana is lost. Eljanov has two connected passed rook pawns in a R+B vs. R+N endgame.
Jan-28-07  suenteus po 147: Eljanov wins clear first and has an automatic pass to Corus A next year.
Jan-28-07  PaulKeres: Bologon - Atalik is still going (17.26 GMT), looks to me as though Atalik might win it, which would be great for him ... Its currently live at 58. Rc1, but can't Atalik just play 58...d1=Q /?
Jan-28-07  PaulKeres: Interesting, its now 60...Kd2, and into final time control, 30 minutes added to each to finish the game. I like Atalik, because he always seems to get into long games, and fights and fights and fights on and on!!
Jan-28-07  Karpova: Bologan-Atalik 1/2
Jan-28-07  laskereshevsky: HELLO FOLKS

will you excuse my little vanity,
cause i want proudly say i solved all the (12) problems on the Afek's challenge, posted in the corus chess 2007 site.....of course without any help by th computer.

Jan-29-07  PaulKeres: <laskereshevsky>, well done.
Jan-29-07  VishyFan: <Rating Updates>
<Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating>

Jakovenko 2691 -2.0 2689
Eljanov 2675 +11.1 2686
Bologan 2658 -6.0 2652
Sargissian 2658 +4.0 2662
Bu Xiangzhi 2644 +6.8 2651
Nijboer 2638 -17.1 2621
L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604
Atalik 2586 -17.3 2569
Stellwagen 2585 +7.7 2593
Vachier-Lagrave 2573 +20.3 2593
Werle 2566 -13.3 2553
Smeets 2538 +6.8 2545
Georgiev 2525 -10.7 2514
T Kosintseva 2474 -1.5 2472

Jan-29-07  laskereshevsky:
<PaulKeres:> THANKS
Jan-29-07  sapfy: <VishyFan: L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604> +11.2
Jan-30-07  VishyFan: <sapfy: <VishyFan: L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604> +11.2> you might be using the calculator on the FIDE site, that is outdated....
Jan-30-07  sapfy: <VishyFan: <sapfy: <VishyFan: L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604> +11.2> you might be using the calculator on the FIDE site, that is outdated....>

No. If the sum of your rating changes do not add up to 0, you've got it wrong. Also, the fact that you get an error on the seventh row in all three of your calculations suggests to me that you're simply missing a cell in a range somewhere, as I assume you're using a spreadsheet.

Jan-31-07  VishyFan: <sapfy> my mistake, i apologize....
Jan-31-07  VishyFan: <Updated Rating Updates> <Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating> Jakovenko 2691 -2.0 2689
Eljanov 2675 +11.1 2686
Bologan 2658 -6.0 2652
Sargissian 2658 +4.0 2662
Bu Xiangzhi 2644 +6.8 2651
Nijboer 2638 -17.1 2621
L’Ami 2594 +11.2 2605
Atalik 2586 -17.3 2569
Stellwagen 2585 +7.7 2593
Vachier-Lagrave 2573 +20.3 2593
Werle 2566 -13.3 2553
Smeets 2538 +6.8 2545
Georgiev 2525 -10.7 2514
T Kosintseva 2474 -1.5 2472

Feb-01-07  Bobak Zahmat: I hope we'll see also Sargissian in next year's Group A.
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