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World Blitz Championship (2009)

Player: Ruslan Ponomariov

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Judit Polgar vs Ponomariov 0-133 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
2. Carlsen vs Ponomariov 1-033 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
3. Ponomariov vs Anand  ½-½44 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Ponomariov vs Aronian  ½-½37 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Ivanchuk vs Ponomariov  0-171 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Karpov vs Ponomariov  ½-½31 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipA58 Benko Gambit
7. Ponomariov vs Leko  ½-½36 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. Jakovenko vs Ponomariov  0-154 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipB83 Sicilian
9. Ponomariov vs Tkachiev  ½-½29 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. L Dominguez vs Ponomariov  0-142 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipB80 Sicilian, Scheveningen
11. Ponomariov vs Grischuk  ½-½60 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
12. Mamedyarov vs Ponomariov  1-049 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
13. Ponomariov vs Naiditsch  1-033 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
14. Ponomariov vs Karjakin  0-154 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. Tkachiev vs Ponomariov  1-037 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipE17 Queen's Indian
16. Ponomariov vs L Dominguez  1-048 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
17. Grischuk vs Ponomariov  0-161 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
18. Ponomariov vs Mamedyarov  ½-½70 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipA52 Budapest Gambit
19. Ponomariov vs Karpov  ½-½40 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
20. Naiditsch vs Ponomariov  0-125 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
21. Karjakin vs Ponomariov  1-045 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
22. Ponomariov vs Kosteniuk 1-029 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. V Gashimov vs Ponomariov  ½-½37 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
24. Ponomariov vs Kramnik  0-165 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Svidler vs Ponomariov  1-053 2009 World Blitz ChampionshipA13 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
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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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  OneArmedScissor: Not much praise for Karjakin... what a pitty.
Nov-20-09  siamesedream: <kingscrusher> Thanks for great job you're doing!
Nov-20-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Wow, Carlsen won as many games (28!) as Aronian (14) and 2008 World Blitz Champion Dominguez (14) *combined*!!
Jan-04-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Closing ceremony: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-fv...
Jan-30-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: http://susanpolgar.blogspot.com/200...
Jun-09-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: http://www.worldchesslinks.net/ezz0...
Jan-17-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: 2 second increment, you can easily check this out on youtube
Jul-11-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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