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Corus Tournament

Sergey Karjakin8/13(+5 -2 =6)[games]
Sergei Movsesian7.5/13(+4 -2 =7)[games]
Teimour Radjabov7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Levon Aronian7.5/13(+3 -1 =9)[games]
Magnus Carlsen7/13(+2 -1 =10)[games]
Leinier Dominguez Perez7/13(+3 -2 =8)[games]
Gata Kamsky6.5/13(+2 -2 =9)[games]
Loek van Wely6/13(+1 -2 =10)[games]
Wang Yue6/13(+2 -3 =8)[games]
Jan Smeets6/13(+1 -2 =10)[games]
Alexander Morozevich5.5/13(+3 -5 =5)[games]
Michael Adams5.5/13(+1 -3 =9)[games]
Daniel Stellwagen5.5/13(+0 -2 =11)[games]
Vassily Ivanchuk5.5/13(+2 -4 =7)[games]

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Van Wely vs L Dominguez ½-½802009CorusD85 Grunfeld
2. Kamsky vs Adams ½-½232009CorusC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
3. Karjakin vs Morozevich 1-0262009CorusB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. Ivanchuk vs J Smeets 0-1392009CorusD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. Aronian vs Wang Yue ½-½432009CorusD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Stellwagen vs Movsesian ½-½332009CorusB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
7. Carlsen vs Radjabov ½-½602009CorusB40 Sicilian
8. Radjabov vs Aronian ½-½152009CorusC45 Scotch Game
9. Wang Yue vs Ivanchuk 0-1252009CorusD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
10. L Dominguez vs Kamsky ½-½262009CorusB12 Caro-Kann Defense
11. Morozevich vs Van Wely 1-0432009CorusD97 Grunfeld, Russian
12. J Smeets vs Karjakin ½-½362009CorusB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. Movsesian vs Adams 1-0382009CorusC55 Two Knights Defense
14. Stellwagen vs Carlsen ½-½362009CorusC67 Ruy Lopez
15. Aronian vs Stellwagen ½-½222009CorusB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
16. Adams vs L Dominguez ½-½432009CorusB87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5
17. Kamsky vs Morozevich 1-0342009CorusC78 Ruy Lopez
18. Van Wely vs J Smeets ½-½302009CorusD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
19. Carlsen vs Movsesian ½-½392009CorusD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
20. Karjakin vs Wang Yue ½-½752009CorusB30 Sicilian
21. Ivanchuk vs Radjabov 0-1412009CorusE97 King's Indian
22. Stellwagen vs Ivanchuk ½-½322009CorusC11 French
23. Radjabov vs Karjakin ½-½212009CorusD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. Wang Yue vs Van Wely ½-½462009CorusE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
25. Morozevich vs Adams ½-½502009CorusE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
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Feb-03-09  znprdx: correction of my post while this game was in process: Feb-01-09 no Rybka 25.Rh4 does not deserve a “? “After Nh7 26.Rx[N]h7 and the Bishop cannot re-capture so Kx[R] h7 and 0-0-0 gets the brilliancy prize. I was actually looking at Rh4 when LDP played it... 42:02 | 0:22:24

addendum: What a tragic irony that the post mortem shows that 0-0-0 could have been played as early as move 24. This game is a gem as it represents the intangible nuances of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, proving once again that there is an element of “luck” in that winning vs. losing somehow seems momentarily at least, somehow beyond the players themselves....

Feb-08-09  WhiteRook48: is the tournament over?
Feb-10-09  Dredge Rivers: <WhiteRook48>

Yes. Also, Elvis is dead.

Feb-12-09  wolfmaster: Anybody have the rating changes for all the players?
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  amadeus: Nice article:
Feb-24-09  Dredge Rivers: Last!
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  tamar: Congratulations!
Feb-24-09  Dredge Rivers: <tamar>
Arrrgh!! You're messing up my system!
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  tamar: You're Aron Nimzovich? :-)
Feb-28-09  Dredge Rivers: <tamar>

No. Are you the Interruptor?



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  whiteshark: Do you mean <CASE CLOSED> now?
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  tamar: I do concede you were last. CASE CLOSED!
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  whiteshark: <Hooray! <Hooray! <I'm <last <!<!<!>>>>>>>
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  tamar: It was a hard fought battle and I extend my hand in recognition of your well-earned triumph.
Feb-28-09  khursh: The last is Michael Adams, isn't he?
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  whiteshark: Is it possible to change my username in <notyetthelast>?
Mar-02-09  Dredge Rivers: First! (This month, at least!) :)
Mar-14-09  WhiteRook48: second! (This month, at least) :D
Apr-03-09  Dredge Rivers: Is this the last one?
Oct-18-09  shintaro go: Corus 2010 promises to be a stronger one with the return of Anand and Kramnik to the roster. Caruana and Nakamura are the new players to watch.
Nov-01-10  Billy Vaughan: <Last> :)
Nov-02-10  radicalcation: First! :)

Maybe the last silly billy. :)

Nov-02-10  Billy Vaughan: Bleah :(
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  acirce: Last but not least!
Jan-18-13  Refused: I wonder why movsesian was not reinvited. Afterall a second place was not that bad.
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