| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 44
|1. J Nogueiras vs Y Quesada Perez
|| ||½-½||14||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||E17 Queen's Indian|
|2. L Bruzon Batista vs V Gashimov
|| ||½-½||26||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||D79 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O, Main line|
|3. P H Nielsen vs Ivanchuk
||0-1||31||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||E10 Queen's Pawn Game|
|4. W Arencibia vs K Miton
|| ||½-½||80||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||C90 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|5. N Delgado Ramirez vs L Dominguez
|| ||½-½||45||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|6. W Arencibia vs N Delgado Ramirez
||1-0||24||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7|
|7. Y Quesada Perez vs L Bruzon Batista
|| ||½-½||10||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||C42 Petrov Defense|
|8. K Miton vs V Gashimov
|| ||½-½||17||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||C42 Petrov Defense|
|9. L Dominguez vs P H Nielsen
||1-0||40||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|10. Ivanchuk vs J Nogueiras
||1-0||29||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||A13 English|
|11. V Gashimov vs Y Quesada Perez
|| ||½-½||52||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|12. L Bruzon Batista vs Ivanchuk
||0-1||37||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B30 Sicilian|
|13. J Nogueiras vs L Dominguez
|| ||½-½||23||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||D85 Grunfeld|
|14. P H Nielsen vs W Arencibia
||1-0||33||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||A25 English|
|15. N Delgado Ramirez vs K Miton
|| ||½-½||42||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|16. K Miton vs Y Quesada Perez
|| ||½-½||53||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||E11 Bogo-Indian Defense|
|17. Ivanchuk vs V Gashimov
||½-½||16||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||E34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation|
|18. L Dominguez vs L Bruzon Batista
||½-½||10||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|19. W Arencibia vs J Nogueiras
|| ||½-½||10||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|20. N Delgado Ramirez vs P H Nielsen
|| ||½-½||13||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4|
|21. V Gashimov vs L Dominguez
|| ||½-½||30||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||B96 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|22. P H Nielsen vs K Miton
|| ||½-½||35||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)|
|23. Y Quesada Perez vs Ivanchuk
||½-½||21||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|24. J Nogueiras vs N Delgado Ramirez
|| ||½-½||13||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||E16 Queen's Indian|
|25. L Bruzon Batista vs W Arencibia
||0-1||39||2007||42nd Capablanca Memorial||D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
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|May-24-07|| ||chessmoron: Vassily Ivanchuk really need this and hopefully he gained a bit of points here. My God, he is dropping points crazy.|
|May-24-07|| ||chessmoron: 72% Drawfest.|
|May-24-07|| ||Knight13: Cool nice to see my favorite player FINALLY winning a freakin' tournament!|
|May-24-07|| ||Dr.Lecter: <chessmoron> But Ivanchuk is getting a bit old, like Short is, to be playing with the real top guys, like Kramnik, Topalov, or Anand. I'm pretty sure he can win a bit weaker tourneys easily, though. I'd like to see Ivanchuk winning more super-tournaments, cause I'm fond of him, too.|
|May-24-07|| ||keypusher: <Dr.Lecter: <chessmoron> But Ivanchuk is getting a bit old, like Short is, to be playing with the real top guys, like Kramnik, Topalov, or Anand.> Ivanchuk is about six months older than Anand.|
|May-24-07|| ||Dr.Lecter: Oh, really? I thought he was way older than that. Never mind, than. Take out Anand from my list.|
|May-25-07|| ||Chess Classics: Jeez, no wonder Ivanchuk is winning this tournament. I mean, look at the competition. I haven't even heard of any of the others except for Kamil Miton.|
|May-25-07|| ||BIDMONFA: 42nd Capablanca Memorial (2007)|
Round 6, leader Vassily Ivanchuk 5 points
|May-25-07|| ||JointheArmy: <chessmoron> How many points is Ivanchuk going to lose next list? Also Bruzon needs this not Ivanchuk, he's down to 2620 already.|
|May-25-07|| ||Knight13: I don't thinK Ivanchuk's gonna lose ANY points in this tournament unless he gets blown off by a 2500 or something.|
|May-25-07|| ||keypusher: <Dr. Lecter> <Oh, really? I thought he was way older than that. Never mind, than. Take out Anand from my list.>|
Does this mean Anand will be too old to play against Kramnik and Topalov starting six months from now?
|May-25-07|| ||ganso: It's surprising that Bruzon is at the bottom. He and Dominguez are strong, about 2660, tops among the Cuban players.|
|May-25-07|| ||Mameluk: Dominguez is much better last year or two.|
|May-25-07|| ||percyblakeney: Bruzon has a bad sequence in the Capablanca Memorial after +0 -2 =8 last year and +0 -2 =4 at the moment in this edition.|
|May-26-07|| ||BIDMONFA: 42nd Capablanca Memorial (2007)|
Round 7, leader Vassily Ivanchuk 5'5 points
|May-26-07|| ||savagerules: What a weak tournament to honor Capablanca, they should call it the Ricky Ricardo Memorial Tournament instead.|
|May-26-07|| ||technical draw: "You have some splaining to do Lucy, uh, savagerules"...|
|May-26-07|| ||IMDONE4: Ivanchuk's competition in this tournament wasn't weak; Most players were rated in the mid to high 2600s. Anyways, congrats Ivanchuk on winning the tourney.|
|May-26-07|| ||Caissanist: I believe that the tournament still has two rounds to go.|
|May-26-07|| ||ganso: Looks like Dominguez and Ivanchuk played a 15 move draw in round 6 or so. Dominguez earlier played an even shorter draw with Bruzon. No comprendo, given Dominguez's mediocre results in tournament. I guess he's given up and is happy with a +1 (but he shouldn't be!).|
|May-26-07|| ||Dr.Lecter: <keypusher> OMG! You're driving me crazy. OK. Let me clarify. I think Anand is a real good player and has a chance in winning any tourney, just as much as Topa or Vlad. BUT, I think he might be becoming too old to participate in big tournaments in 2-3 years. Ivanchuk, an exception, because he seems to have nervous problems or something, and maybe, just maybe, can't concentrate as much as other players. Possible explanation: Age. |
Hope I was clear this time around
|May-27-07|| ||BIDMONFA: 42nd Capablanca Memorial (2007)|
Round 8, champion Vassily Ivanchuk 6'5 points
|May-27-07|| ||percyblakeney: After Ivanchuk's win in round 8 he has won the tournament with one round to go and will at the moment gain around a dozen points.|
|May-27-07|| ||Mameluk: Ivanchuk gains some points from here, bundesliga and russian liga. What can be his next rating? My experienced guess is around 2755, which may not be enough for top 5 but pretty close to No. 2.|
|May-27-07|| ||Wolfgang01: What's more interesting to me: Why does Vassily Ivanchuk not play with the candidates tournament? There are at last two to four players obviously with a lower rating than his. Vassily will also have his reasons.|
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