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🏆 World Blitz Championship (2009)

Player: Levon Aronian

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Aronian vs Svidler 0-1482009World Blitz ChampionshipB07 Pirc
2. Aronian vs Bareev  ½-½492009World Blitz ChampionshipA57 Benko Gambit
3. Morozevich vs Aronian  1-0502009World Blitz ChampionshipC24 Bishop's Opening
4. Ponomariov vs Aronian  ½-½372009World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Mamedyarov vs Aronian  0-1252009World Blitz ChampionshipD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. Aronian vs Tkachiev  1-0322009World Blitz ChampionshipD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
7. Aronian vs Grischuk 0-1352009World Blitz ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
8. Aronian vs Jakovenko  1-0772009World Blitz ChampionshipD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
9. Leko vs Aronian 0-1392009World Blitz ChampionshipC60 Ruy Lopez
10. Aronian vs Gelfand 1-0722009World Blitz ChampionshipD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
11. Aronian vs V Gashimov  ½-½422009World Blitz ChampionshipA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
12. Kosteniuk vs Aronian  0-1592009World Blitz ChampionshipC60 Ruy Lopez
13. Kramnik vs Aronian 1-0332009World Blitz ChampionshipA09 Reti Opening
14. Aronian vs Ivanchuk  0-1462009World Blitz ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
15. Aronian vs Leko  1-0312009World Blitz ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
16. Jakovenko vs Aronian  0-1412009World Blitz ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
17. Gelfand vs Aronian  ½-½192009World Blitz ChampionshipC53 Giuoco Piano
18. V Gashimov vs Aronian  0-1652009World Blitz ChampionshipC60 Ruy Lopez
19. Aronian vs Kosteniuk 0-1332009World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Ivanchuk vs Aronian  ½-½582009World Blitz ChampionshipC25 Vienna
21. Aronian vs Kramnik  0-1522009World Blitz ChampionshipD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
22. Karpov vs Aronian  ½-½592009World Blitz ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
23. Aronian vs Naiditsch  0-1522009World Blitz ChampionshipE10 Queen's Pawn Game
24. L Dominguez vs Aronian  ½-½662009World Blitz ChampionshipC60 Ruy Lopez
25. Aronian vs Karjakin  0-1362009World Blitz ChampionshipD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
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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
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
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  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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