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World Blitz Championship (2009)

Player: Vassily Ivanchuk

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ivanchuk vs Kosteniuk 1-0322009World Blitz ChampionshipC25 Vienna
2. Bareev vs Ivanchuk 1-0592009World Blitz ChampionshipA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
3. V Gashimov vs Ivanchuk 0-1352009World Blitz ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
4. Ivanchuk vs Ponomariov  0-1712009World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Svidler vs Ivanchuk 0-1202009World Blitz ChampionshipC07 French, Tarrasch
6. Ivanchuk vs Morozevich 0-1602009World Blitz ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Ivanchuk vs Judit Polgar 1-0312009World Blitz ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Ivanchuk vs Carlsen 0-1512009World Blitz ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Anand vs Ivanchuk 1-0262009World Blitz ChampionshipC16 French, Winawer
10. Ivanchuk vs Kramnik 1-0432009World Blitz ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
11. Leko vs Ivanchuk  1-0362009World Blitz ChampionshipC16 French, Winawer
12. Ivanchuk vs Gelfand  1-0592009World Blitz ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. Ivanchuk vs Jakovenko  ½-½542009World Blitz ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
14. Aronian vs Ivanchuk  0-1462009World Blitz ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
15. Judit Polgar vs Ivanchuk  1-0502009World Blitz ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
16. Carlsen vs Ivanchuk 0-1242009World Blitz ChampionshipD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Ivanchuk vs Anand  ½-½472009World Blitz ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Ivanchuk vs Leko 0-1352009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. Gelfand vs Ivanchuk  1-0412009World Blitz ChampionshipE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
20. Ivanchuk vs Aronian  ½-½582009World Blitz ChampionshipC25 Vienna
21. Jakovenko vs Ivanchuk 1-0612009World Blitz ChampionshipB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
22. Grischuk vs Ivanchuk 1-0232009World Blitz ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
23. Tkachiev vs Ivanchuk 1-0392009World Blitz ChampionshipC01 French, Exchange
24. Ivanchuk vs Mamedyarov  0-1392009World Blitz ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
25. Ivanchuk vs L Dominguez  1-0472009World Blitz ChampionshipD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange 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
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
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  OneArmedScissor: Not much praise for Karjakin... what a pitty.
Nov-20-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  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
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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
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
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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
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
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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
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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