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🏆 World Blitz Championship (2009)

Player: Alexandra Kosteniuk

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ivanchuk vs Kosteniuk 1-0322009World Blitz ChampionshipC25 Vienna
2. Kosteniuk vs Kramnik  0-1312009World Blitz ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
3. Jakovenko vs Kosteniuk  1-0362009World Blitz ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
4. Kosteniuk vs Leko  ½-½642009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
5. Kosteniuk vs Bareev 0-1832009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
6. V Gashimov vs Kosteniuk  0-1382009World Blitz ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
7. Kosteniuk vs Gelfand 0-1272009World Blitz ChampionshipC10 French
8. Kosteniuk vs Naiditsch 1-032009World Blitz ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
9. Kosteniuk vs Karjakin 0-1362009World Blitz ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
10. Karpov vs Kosteniuk  ½-½712009World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
11. Carlsen vs Kosteniuk 0-1432009World Blitz ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
12. Judit Polgar vs Kosteniuk 1-0532009World Blitz ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
13. Kosteniuk vs Aronian  0-1592009World Blitz ChampionshipC60 Ruy Lopez
14. Kosteniuk vs Anand 0-1452009World Blitz ChampionshipC78 Ruy Lopez
15. Naiditsch vs Kosteniuk  ½-½542009World Blitz ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
16. Kosteniuk vs Karpov ½-½862009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
17. Karjakin vs Kosteniuk ½-½602009World Blitz ChampionshipC42 Petrov Defense
18. Kosteniuk vs Carlsen 0-1372009World Blitz ChampionshipB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Kosteniuk vs Judit Polgar 1-0782009World Blitz ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
20. Aronian vs Kosteniuk 0-1332009World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. Anand vs Kosteniuk 0-1412009World Blitz ChampionshipD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
22. Ponomariov vs Kosteniuk 1-0292009World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. Kosteniuk vs Svidler  0-1402009World Blitz ChampionshipB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
24. Morozevich vs Kosteniuk 0-1482009World Blitz ChampionshipB50 Sicilian
25. Kosteniuk vs Tkachiev  1-0392009World Blitz ChampionshipC76 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, Fianchetto Variation
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Nov-19-09  hand banana: it's "belih" and "chernih", if you wnat to transcribe it to english

lol @ yepnix

"p" cyrillic is actually "r", "x" is "h", and "ч" would be pronounced as "ch" in english

Nov-19-09
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  Softpaw: Softpaw: <hand banana: it's "belih" and "chernih", if you wnat to transcribe it to english>

Obviously, I did NOT want to transcribe into English...just give a indication of which word meant what, not how they were pronounced. If I wanted to do the latter, I certainly wouldn't give your incorrect "chernih" transliteration. The "e" in the Russian word for "black", when written out fully, has two dots on the top of it, and is pronounced more like "yo", not "e", fyi.

Nov-20-09  laskersteinitz: <HeMateMe: Weren't the boards hooked up electronically, so all moves are stored?> Yeah I think it's those DGT boards.
Nov-20-09  DeltaHawk: This event is not rated, amirite?
Nov-20-09
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  kingscrusher: Hi all

I did a couple of videos on Carlsen games with White (looking very briefly at them) :

Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFOs...

Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrFy...

Nov-20-09  minasina: <This event is not rated> because they played blitz. Only games with classical time control are rated.
Nov-20-09
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  OneArmedScissor: Not much praise for Karjakin... what a pitty.
Nov-20-09
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  siamesedream: <kingscrusher> Thanks for great job you're doing!
Nov-20-09
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  kingscrusher: Hi all

If you liked those two videos with White, I have done 3 videos where Carlsen was black now:

Part 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUPr...

Part 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS-j...

Part 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpvL...

Nov-20-09  zarg: <KC>
Thanks for the walk through!

It looked as several PGN's might be incomplete from the event.

Nov-24-09
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  kingfu: I believe blitz chess is like speed reading. You get the moves without the CONTENT. This type of chess is meaningless.
Nov-30-09
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  notyetagm: The chessgames.com database has <Carlsen> playing the <Queen's Gambit Accepted> only three times, all(!) in the World Blitz Championship (2009).

+2 =0 -1

Tkachiev vs Carlsen, 2009
D Jakovenko vs Carlsen, 2009
Morozevich vs Carlsen, 2009

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches...

Dec-02-09  virginmind: excellent organising of this event, the seating of players in groups of 3-4 tables, around which spectators can gather and watch so closely/take pictures/film, also the webcams which give us detailed impression of players and also of spectators watching. very fine conception and realisation, i believe it should remain a standard for conceiving/broadcasting blitz events. also i'm glad i can still review most of the video footage even two weeks after the event.
Dec-06-09
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  notyetagm: <virginmind: excellent organising of this event, the seating of players in groups of 3-4 tables, around which spectators can gather and watch so closely/take pictures/film, also the webcams which give us detailed impression of players and also of spectators watching. very fine conception and realisation, i believe it should remain a standard for conceiving/broadcasting blitz events. also i'm glad i can still review most of the video footage even two weeks after the event.>

Indeed.

Jan-04-10
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  notyetagm: Wow, Carlsen won as many games (28!) as Aronian (14) and 2008 World Blitz Champion Dominguez (14) *combined*!!
Jan-04-10
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  notyetagm: Closing ceremony: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-fv...
Jan-30-10
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  notyetagm: http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/200...
Jun-09-10
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  GrahamClayton: <virginmind>excellent organising of this event, the seating of players in groups of 3-4 tables, around which spectators can gather and watch so closely/take pictures/film.

<virginmind>,
The set-up of the tables was interesting with a circular fence around each one - close enough to allow spectators to view the games from all angles, and to allow easy access from game to another. Maybe this should be standard for future events?

Nov-18-10
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  notyetagm: http://www.worldchesslinks.net/ezz0...
Jan-17-11
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  notyetagm: What an *incredible* performance by Carlsen.

+20 in 42 games!!!

Anand, Kramnik, and Karjakin finished in places 2-4. Carlsen swept them <6-0>!

Jul-11-13
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  notyetagm: World Blitz Championship (2009)

What an *incredible* performance by Carlsen.

+20 in 42 games!!!

Anand, Kramnik, and Karjakin finished in places 2-4. Carlsen swept them <6-0>!

World Blitz Championship (2009)/Magnus Carlsen

Jul-11-13  fisayo123: <notyetagm> This blitz tournament had no increments though. It is pretty pointless when there are no increments.
Jul-11-13
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  notyetagm: <fisayo123: <notyetagm> This blitz tournament had no increments though. It is pretty pointless when there are no increments.>

I am almost certain they had increments: 3 2 or 4 2 was probably the time control. Maybe even 5 2.

Jul-11-13
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  tamar: 2 second increment, you can easily check this out on youtube
Jul-11-13
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  notyetagm: <tamar: 2 second increment, you can easily check this out on youtube>

Yes, the 2-second increment compensates for the time need to physically move the piece and hit the clock.

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