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Reggio Emilia Tournament

Ni Hua7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[view games]
Zoltan Almasi6/9(+5 -2 =2)[view games]
Konstantin Landa5/9(+3 -2 =4)[view games]
Mihail Marin5/9(+4 -3 =2)[view games]
Jan Gustafsson5/9(+2 -1 =6)[view games]
Alexey Dreev4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[view games]
Manuel Leon Hoyos4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[view games]
Niccolo Ronchetti3/9(+1 -4 =4)[view games]
Luca Shytaj2.5/9(+0 -4 =5)[view games]
Miso Cebalo2/9(+0 -5 =4)[view games]

 page 1 of 1; 20 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. J Gustafsson vs Dreev  ½-½17 2008 Reggio EmiliaD13 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
2. J Gustafsson vs Ni Hua  ½-½19 2008 Reggio EmiliaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
3. N Ronchetti vs M Marin  ½-½26 2008 Reggio EmiliaB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
4. M Cebalo vs K Landa  ½-½53 2008 Reggio EmiliaE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
5. L Shytaj vs Dreev  ½-½28 2008 Reggio EmiliaB56 Sicilian
6. K Landa vs J Gustafsson  ½-½16 2008 Reggio EmiliaD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. N Ronchetti vs L Shytaj  ½-½18 2008 Reggio EmiliaB29 Sicilian, Nimzovich-Rubinstein
8. M Leon Hoyos vs J Gustafsson  ½-½36 2008 Reggio EmiliaC51 Evans Gambit
9. Dreev vs Ni Hua  ½-½15 2008 Reggio EmiliaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. L Shytaj vs M Cebalo  ½-½30 2008 Reggio EmiliaB32 Sicilian
11. K Landa vs L Shytaj  ½-½84 2009 Reggio EmiliaA37 English, Symmetrical
12. N Ronchetti vs Dreev  ½-½24 2009 Reggio EmiliaB30 Sicilian
13. M Cebalo vs M Leon Hoyos  ½-½42 2009 Reggio EmiliaE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
14. M Leon Hoyos vs M Marin  ½-½75 2009 Reggio EmiliaE91 King's Indian
15. J Gustafsson vs Z Almasi  ½-½22 2009 Reggio EmiliaA17 English
16. Dreev vs M Cebalo  ½-½48 2009 Reggio EmiliaA65 Benoni, 6.e4
17. Z Almasi vs M Leon Hoyos  ½-½45 2009 Reggio EmiliaB32 Sicilian
18. L Shytaj vs J Gustafsson  ½-½48 2009 Reggio EmiliaC22 Center Game
19. K Landa vs Ni Hua  ½-½22 2009 Reggio EmiliaD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. M Leon Hoyos vs N Ronchetti  ½-½46 2009 Reggio EmiliaA35 English, Symmetrical
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-28-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: Official site: http://www.ippogrifoscacchi.it/

We don't know if there is a page for live games, but The Week in Chess is providing a live PGN feed here: http://www.chesscenter.com/twic/reg...

Dec-28-08  Prugno: <cg> Indeed there is a link to the live games: as soon as the homepage opens, all you have to do is click on "2 turno" (in today's case, or whatever other round is being played on the given day) and the familiar TFD boards with the round's action will appear. Have fun and enjoy the chess!
Dec-28-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: No draws in the first round! This shall be an exciting tournament.
Dec-29-08  jacqueslaumone: Anybody know if it's possible to watch the games from the Asian Club Cup online? I think it's Wang Hao-Karjakin today, could be interesting.
Dec-29-08  jon01: Leon Hoyos and Gustaffson are playing Evans Gambit!
Dec-29-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Two quick draws, a dead draw today and two wins with black. Almasi took sole lead with 3/3 followed by Hua with 2.5 points.
Dec-30-08  shintaro go: <This shall be an exciting tournament.> So exciting it only has 7 comments.
Dec-30-08  jacqueslaumone: <<This shall be an exciting tournament.> So exciting it only has 7 comments.>

That's because there are too many decisive games. People mainly comment to complain about draws.

Dec-30-08  shintaro go: <That's because there are too many decisive games> Or maybe because people aren't too interested with the players competing here. If chessgames can accomodate this tournament, all the more it should cover the Asian Club Cup although it is about to end.
Dec-30-08  braimondi: Go Ni Hua! \o/
Dec-30-08  jacqueslaumone: Ni Hua - Leon Hoyos is a tremendous game: sacrifices, stuff hanging all over the board, mating threats, time trouble...
Dec-30-08  jon01: Ni Hua won, it was a great game.
Dec-30-08  LittleWing: wow, Almasi 4/4, very nice!
Dec-31-08  Knight to f6: Too many 2400-rated players (Cebalo, Ronchetti, Shytaj) means that the fight is between Ni Hua, Almasi, Dreev, and possibly Gustafsson.

Does anyone know when Ni Hua-Almasi is being played?

Jan-01-09  plimko: First defeat for Almasi against Dreev.
Jan-01-09  chessmoron: Hey, is Marin the guy who writes analysis for chessbase.com?
Jan-01-09  slomarko: yeah it is him
Jan-01-09  savuflorin1983: <chessmoron: Hey, is Marin the guy who writes analysis for chessbase.com?> Yeas, he's the guy.
Jan-02-09  jacqueslaumone: I wonder if it's wise, what Black is doing in Ni Hua - Shytaj. Giving the center and a development lead to an opponent who is a great tactician and who outrates you by about 250 points seems a little provocative.
Jan-02-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  e4ia: New Year Greets:

Regio live now with board
http://www.ippogrifoscacchi.it/torn...

I believe Hastings is the stronger tournament; also live now with embedded boards; here's link for all boards in progress
http://www.hastingschess.org.uk/gam...

Use the home page for more info and/or to just see top 4 boards

Why doesn't chessgames have a separate link file for the more important Hastings tournament ?

Jan-03-09  ronaldducalang: Ni Hua is in the lead!
Jan-03-09  unsound: He's clinched 1st with a round to spare, in fact.
Jan-04-09  jacqueslaumone: <He's clinched 1st with a round to spare, in fact.>

First prize is a shrubbery, he really wanted that.

Jan-04-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  amadeus: Another win for Ni! +6 -0 =3, and a 2846 performance. Ekky-ekky-ekky-ekky-z'Bang!
Jan-05-09  plimko: We have 57 photos about tournament of Reggio Emilia, won by Ni Hua,here:

http://www.scacchierando.net/dblog/...

If you need some photos, you can find the gallery also on flickr here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/340203...

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