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🏆 World Blitz Championship (2009)

Player: Magnus Carlsen

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 42  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Carlsen vs Mamedyarov 1-0192009World Blitz ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
2. Carlsen vs Ponomariov 1-0332009World Blitz ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
3. Grischuk vs Carlsen 0-1752009World Blitz ChampionshipB30 Sicilian
4. Tkachiev vs Carlsen 0-1272009World Blitz ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. Karjakin vs Carlsen 0-1232009World Blitz ChampionshipB20 Sicilian
6. Carlsen vs Karpov 0-1742009World Blitz ChampionshipE20 Nimzo-Indian
7. Carlsen vs L Dominguez ½-½652009World Blitz ChampionshipD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
8. Carlsen vs Kramnik 1-0402009World Blitz ChampionshipB01 Scandinavian
9. V Gashimov vs Carlsen 1-0722009World Blitz ChampionshipB25 Sicilian, Closed
10. Ivanchuk vs Carlsen 0-1512009World Blitz ChampionshipA45 Queen's Pawn Game
11. Carlsen vs Kosteniuk 0-1432009World Blitz ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
12. Carlsen vs Morozevich 1-0262009World Blitz ChampionshipE20 Nimzo-Indian
13. Svidler vs Carlsen ½-½432009World Blitz ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
14. Bareev vs Carlsen 0-1262009World Blitz ChampionshipD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. Carlsen vs V Gashimov 1-0282009World Blitz ChampionshipE15 Queen's Indian
16. Carlsen vs Ivanchuk 0-1242009World Blitz ChampionshipD06 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Kramnik vs Carlsen 0-1302009World Blitz ChampionshipA30 English, Symmetrical
18. Kosteniuk vs Carlsen 0-1372009World Blitz ChampionshipB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
19. Morozevich vs Carlsen 1-0342009World Blitz ChampionshipD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
20. Carlsen vs Bareev 1-0262009World Blitz ChampionshipB12 Caro-Kann Defense
21. Carlsen vs Svidler 1-0472009World Blitz ChampionshipB40 Sicilian
22. Carlsen vs Anand 1-0692009World Blitz ChampionshipD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Judit Polgar vs Carlsen 0-1512009World Blitz ChampionshipB53 Sicilian
24. Naiditsch vs Carlsen 0-1642009World Blitz ChampionshipC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
25. Gelfand vs Carlsen 0-1682009World Blitz ChampionshipA48 King's Indian
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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
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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