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National Open (2007)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Hikaru Nakamura, Viktor Korchnoi, Varuzhan Akobian, Alexander Shabalov, Jaan Ehlvest, Sergey Erenburg, Grigory Serper, Merab Gagunashvili, Julio Becerra Rivero, Benjamin Finegold, Atanas Kolev, Dimitri Gurevich, Joshua E Friedel, Melikset Khachiyan, Enrico M Sevillano, Bosko Abramovic, Dashzeveg Sharavdorj, Renier Gonzalez, Irina Krush, Emil Anka, Andranik Matikozian, Amon Simutowe, Enkhbat Tegshsuren, John Daniel Bryant, Tibor Weinberger, David Pruess, Alan Stein, Vladimir Mezentsev, David E Vigorito, Hans-Joachim Hecht, Faik Aleskerov, Emory Tate, Tuvshintugs Batchimeg, Mark Ginsburg, Alexandre Kretchetov, Kazim Gulamali, Stephen Dishman, Elliott Liu, Robby Adamson, David Filipovich, Andrew Boekhoff, Eugene Yanayt, Curt D Collyer, Pedram Atoufi, Gregg H Small, Michael Aigner, Dale R Haessel, Alessandro Steinfl, Joshua Sinanan, Andrew L Mack, Viktors Pupols, Glenn Bady, Ronald Bruno, Jeffrey Haskel, Cornelius Rubsamen, David J Kerman, Song Yi, Okechukwu A Iwu, Erkin Gurbanzade, Kenneth Wallach, Jerome B Hanken, Thomas Brownscombe, Kalin Nonchev, Christian Tanaka, Allen J Becker, Vaishnav Aradhyula, Robert Akopian, Dana N Mackenzie, Lawrence Wolfley, Stanley Yang, Kenneth Thomas, Robert Tanner, Robert L Lau, James C Little, Mark Erickson, Alexander London, Paul Chaplin, Carleton Williams, Norberto Vela, Lew Cohen

 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 127  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Serper vs R Bruno  1-0532007National OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. T Batchimeg vs B Abramovic  0-1532007National OpenC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
3. S Erenburg vs A Boekhoff  1-0492007National OpenB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
4. V Pupols vs Korchnoi 0-1472007National OpenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
5. M Aigner vs J Becerra Rivero  0-1312007National OpenC45 Scotch Game
6. V Aradhyula vs I Krush 0-11072007National OpenD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
7. M Khachiyan vs P Atoufi  1-0692007National OpenC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation, 6.d4
8. Akobian vs K Gulamali  1-0392007National OpenE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. Nakamura vs V Mezentsev  1-0352007National OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. Hecht vs R Tanner  1-0282007National OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
11. E Tate vs P Chaplin  ½-½542007National OpenB06 Robatsch
12. D E Vigorito vs C Tanaka  1-0382007National OpenE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
13. E Tegshsuren vs M Gagunashvili 0-1402007National OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
14. D Filipovich vs E Sevillano  0-1332007National OpenA04 Reti Opening
15. D Pruess vs A L Mack  0-1332007National OpenC30 King's Gambit Declined
16. D Sharavdorj vs A Steinfl  1-0392007National OpenD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
17. D Gurevich vs R Adamson  1-0222007National OpenA58 Benko Gambit
18. A Kolev vs F Aleskerov  1-0302007National OpenB06 Robatsch
19. E Yanayt vs B Finegold  0-1482007National OpenE91 King's Indian
20. J C Little vs A Simutowe  0-1342007National OpenA57 Benko Gambit
21. R Akopian vs J Friedel 0-1342007National OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
22. Shabalov vs Hecht  1-0392007National OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
23. J Sinanan vs D Pruess  0-1502007National OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
24. A London vs S Erenburg  0-1422007National OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. D Haessel vs A Kolev  0-1482007National OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
 page 1 of 6; games 1-25 of 127  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-19-07  Timex: Congrats to Nakamura!! For a stunning 5.5/6!!!
Jun-19-07  pacelli: I think Korchnoi was the 'real' winner:-) look at his score!
Jun-19-07  THE pawn: Yeah, but look at his opponents' ratings.
Jun-20-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Especially in the last round, where Korchnoi 'played' Serper: Serper vs Korchnoi, 2007 =)
Jun-20-07  Resignation Trap: Some players were exhausted as early as round three: B Finegold vs D Sharavdorj, 2007 .
Jun-20-07  dabearsrock1010: was there some sort of no draw rule in effect, loking at the first 25 games all but 1 was decisive...
Jun-20-07  wanabe2000: With the Krush victory over Shabalov, and scoring 4 1/2-1 1/2, does this qualify as a GM norm? Does that even apply in this tournament?
Jun-20-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiskeyrebel: evidently it doesn't count in a tournament this short...
Jun-20-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Ms. Krush won $739.50 http://www.lvchessfestival.com/resu...

Which may (not) have covered her total expenses...

Jun-21-07  Ashram64: finally.. cg has posted these games!
Jun-22-07  NimzoKing: <Which may (not) have covered her total expenses...> GM's get paid to enter tournaments - all her expenses will already be paid for her, with a little bonus. The money she won is just all profit so to say
Jun-28-07  Timex: <THE pawn> You are correct, but Korchnoi drew with E Gurbanzade, who is rated 2166! If he won that game, he would have one the toruanemtn.
Jun-28-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiskeyrebel: Timex, technically if he had won that game he would have been paired differently. Not that I don't have confidence in Mr. Korchnoi..he simply would have faced different opponents.
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