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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Corus Group C Tournament

Michal Krasenkow10.5/13(+9 -1 =3)[games]
Ian Nepomniachtchi10/13(+8 -1 =4)[games]
Emanuel Berg8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Parimarjan Negi7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Wouter Spoelman7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Yifan Hou7/13(+4 -3 =6)[games]
Edwin van Haastert6/13(+3 -4 =6)[games]
Manuel Bosboom6/13(+5 -6 =2)[games]
John van der Wiel6/13(+2 -3 =8)[games]
Nadezhda Kosintseva5.5/13(+4 -6 =3)[games]
Zhaoqin Peng5.5/13(+2 -4 =7)[games]
Harmen Jonkman4.5/13(+4 -8 =1)[games]
Stellan Brynell4/13(+0 -5 =8)[games]
Thomas Willemze3.5/13(+2 -8 =3)[games]

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. S Brynell vs T Willemze  ½-½912007Corus Group CE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
2. M Bosboom vs Jonkman  ½-½342007Corus Group CA06 Reti Opening
3. E Berg vs E van Haastert  1-0342007Corus Group CB77 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
4. Van der Wiel vs Zhaoqin Peng ½-½362007Corus Group CC07 French, Tarrasch
5. N Kosintseva vs Yifan Hou 0-1392007Corus Group CC11 French
6. Negi vs W Spoelman 1-0272007Corus Group CC78 Ruy Lopez
7. M Krasenkow vs I Nepomniachtchi 0-1442007Corus Group CD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. Yifan Hou vs M Krasenkow 0-1462007Corus Group CB06 Robatsch
9. S Brynell vs Negi  ½-½362007Corus Group CE12 Queen's Indian
10. E van Haastert vs M Bosboom  0-1412007Corus Group CB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. T Willemze vs Jonkman 0-1442007Corus Group CC45 Scotch Game
12. W Spoelman vs N Kosintseva 1-0282007Corus Group CB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
13. I Nepomniachtchi vs Van der Wiel 1-0612007Corus Group CC78 Ruy Lopez
14. Zhaoqin Peng vs E Berg  ½-½432007Corus Group CD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. M Krasenkow vs W Spoelman 1-0282007Corus Group CA18 English, Mikenas-Carls
16. Van der Wiel vs Yifan Hou 0-1372007Corus Group CB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. Jonkman vs E van Haastert  0-1392007Corus Group CB22 Sicilian, Alapin
18. E Berg vs I Nepomniachtchi  ½-½412007Corus Group CC12 French, McCutcheon
19. Negi vs T Willemze 1-0332007Corus Group CB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. M Bosboom vs Zhaoqin Peng  1-0522007Corus Group CA20 English
21. N Kosintseva vs S Brynell 1-0672007Corus Group CC11 French
22. I Nepomniachtchi vs M Bosboom 1-0362007Corus Group CB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. Negi vs N Kosintseva 0-1412007Corus Group CC11 French
24. W Spoelman vs Van der Wiel ½-½232007Corus Group CB30 Sicilian
25. Yifan Hou vs E Berg  ½-½462007Corus Group CB01 Scandinavian
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Jan-28-07  dehanne: <I can't believe Nepomniachtchi lost!> It takes a woman to do a man's job.
Jan-28-07  Karpova: <suenteus po 147> Krasenkov's rating had once been 2700...
Jan-28-07  suenteus po 147: <Karpova> It begs the question, then, why he was invited to the C Group and not the B Group?
Jan-28-07  Karpova: <suenteus po 147>
There has always been a strong player in Group C:

2006: Suat Atalik with an Elo of 2618 at that time
2005: Alekseev (2605) and Korotylev (2603)
2004: Pavasovic (2615) (and Magnus Carlsen though rated 2484 at that time) In 2003 the strongest in the <invitation tens> was Bu Xiangzhi with 2569.

Jan-28-07  suenteus po 147: <Karpova> Thanks, I was not aware of that.
Jan-28-07  Ashram64: sucks for nepo
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, in the corus chess 2007 site.....of course without any help by th computer.

Jan-28-07  syracrophy: <laskereshevsky> Not so great deal. I also solved them all. Very easy
Jan-29-07  VishyFan: <Rating Updates>
<Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating>

Krasenkow 2651 +10.4 2661
Nepomniachtchi 2587 +16.5 2604
Berg 2586 -3.5 2582
Negi 2538 +0.2 2538
van der Wiel 2511 -9.6 2501
Yifan 2509 +0.6 2508
Brynell 2501 -29.6 2471
N Kosintseva 2496 -11.8 2484
Z Peng 2431 +0.4 2431
Jonkman 2425 -8.7 2416
Spoelman 2414 +18.5 2433
Willemze 2393 -12.9 2380
van Haastert 2391 +12.5 2404
Bosboom 2375 +15.3 2390

Jan-29-07  laskereshevsky: HOLA <syracrophy:>

Para un juegator de ajedrez, yo no soy un problemista, no es tan malo....GRACIAS LO MISMO

Jan-29-07  Karpova: <VishyFan>

<<Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating> Yifan 2509 +0.6 2508>

She performed +2 so she won't lose points, will she?

Jan-29-07  ronaldducalang: <Brynell 2501 -29.6 2471>

That's a good chunk of points lost.

Jan-29-07  sapfy: <VishyFan: Brynell 2501 -29.6 2471> -27.9

Again a mistake in the seventh row.

Jan-29-07  DCP23: announcement:

*** !!! ***

According to Y.Vasilyev, the Corus organizers made a decision to invite BOTH M.Krasenkow AND I.Nepomniashiy to Group B in 2008!

*** !!! ***

Jan-29-07  square dance: i was hoping they would invite nepo to the B group next year. what would be the point of having him play in the C group again?
Jan-30-07  VishyFan: <sapfy: <VishyFan: Brynell 2501 -29.6 2471> -27.9

Again a mistake in the seventh row.> Not a mistake, probably ur wrong in ur calculations..., btw, if ur using the FIDE calculators, they're out dated....

Jan-30-07  VishyFan: <Karpova: <VishyFan>

<<Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating> Yifan 2509 +0.6 2508>

She performed +2 so she won't lose points, will she?> she only scored +1 (7.0/13) and not +2... Her New rating would be 2510 (sorry for this error) :)

Jan-30-07  Karpova: <VishyFan: <She performed +2 so she won't lose points, will she?> she only scored +1 (7.0/13) and not +2...> Yes, I didn't say she scored +2 so better read what I write before criticizing me http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...
Jan-30-07  sitzkrieg: <DCP> Good to know. I was waiting for that news.

Bravo laskerreshevsky:) i got none!:P

Jan-31-07  VishyFan: <Karpova: <VishyFan: <She performed +2 so she won't lose points, will she?> she only scored +1 (7.0/13) and not +2...> Yes, I didn't say she scored +2 so better read what I write before criticizing me> I did not intend to criticize, i apologize if my post made u feel like that...
Jan-31-07  VishyFan: <Updated Rating Updates> <Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating>

Krasenkow 2651 +10.4 2661
Nepomniachtchi 2587 +16.5 2604
Berg 2586 -3.5 2582
Negi 2538 +0.2 2538
van der Wiel 2511 -9.6 2501
Yifan 2509 +0.6 2508
Brynell 2501 -27.9 2473
N Kosintseva 2496 -11.8 2484
Z Peng 2431 +0.4 2431
Jonkman 2425 -8.7 2416
Spoelman 2414 +18.5 2433
Willemze 2393 -12.9 2380
van Haastert 2391 +12.5 2404
Bosboom 2375 +15.3 2390

Feb-01-07  Bobak Zahmat: Poor Nepo! After being first for the entire lenght of the tournament, he lost it in the last round. Real painfull.
Feb-06-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: <Yifan 2509 +0.6 2508> Ehrm, how so?
Feb-06-07  bob000: Clearly, 2509 + 0.6 = 2508
Must be one of those nonEucledian maths.
Feb-07-07  VishyFan: <bob000: Clearly, 2509 + 0.6 = 2508 Must be one of those nonEucledian maths.> That was a mistake, with all the complex calculations that i had to do, i probably forgot my basic math... :D
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