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🏆 World Blitz Championship (2009)

Player: Anatoly Karpov

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Karpov vs L Dominguez  ½-½382009World Blitz ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
2. Tkachiev vs Karpov 0-1322009World Blitz ChampionshipB10 Caro-Kann
3. Karpov vs Mamedyarov 1-0302009World Blitz ChampionshipA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
4. Karpov vs Naiditsch  ½-½182009World Blitz ChampionshipE20 Nimzo-Indian
5. Carlsen vs Karpov 0-1742009World Blitz ChampionshipE20 Nimzo-Indian
6. Karpov vs Ponomariov  ½-½312009World Blitz ChampionshipA58 Benko Gambit
7. Karjakin vs Karpov ½-½432009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. Gelfand vs Karpov 0-1532009World Blitz ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. Bareev vs Karpov 1-0402009World Blitz ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
10. V Gashimov vs Karpov 0-1552009World Blitz ChampionshipB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
11. Karpov vs Kosteniuk  ½-½712009World Blitz ChampionshipD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Grischuk vs Karpov  ½-½332009World Blitz ChampionshipE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
13. Karpov vs Morozevich  ½-½522009World Blitz ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
14. Svidler vs Karpov ½-½502009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
15. Karpov vs Bareev  1-0512009World Blitz ChampionshipD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Kosteniuk vs Karpov ½-½862009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
17. Karpov vs V Gashimov  ½-½452009World Blitz ChampionshipA15 English
18. Morozevich vs Karpov  1-0462009World Blitz ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
19. Ponomariov vs Karpov  ½-½402009World Blitz ChampionshipE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
20. Karpov vs Grischuk  ½-½562009World Blitz ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
21. Karpov vs Svidler  ½-½222009World Blitz ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
22. Karpov vs Aronian  ½-½592009World Blitz ChampionshipE60 King's Indian Defense
23. Jakovenko vs Karpov  ½-½652009World Blitz ChampionshipA13 English
24. Karpov vs Anand 0-1242009World Blitz ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
25. Judit Polgar vs Karpov 1-0472009World Blitz ChampionshipB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
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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
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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