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🏆 World Chess Team Championship (2011)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Levon Aronian, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Vassily Ivanchuk, Ding Liren, Peter Svidler, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Pentala Harikrishna, Pavel Eljanov, Gata Kamsky, Peter Leko, Vugar Gashimov, Yu Yangyi, Li Chao, Wang Yue, Wang Hao, Sergei Mushegovic Movsesian, Nikita Vitiugov, Judit Polgar, Alexander Moiseenko, Zoltan Almasi, Alexander Areshchenko, Krishnan Sasikiran, Vladimir Eduardovich Akopian, Rauf Mamedov, Zahar Efimenko, Emil Davidovich Sutovsky, Gabriel Sargissian, Ilya Yulyevich Smirin, Alexander Vasilyevich Onischuk, Bassem Amin, Tamir Nabaty, Michael Roiz, Evgeny Postny, Csaba Balogh, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Parimarjan Negi, Gadir Guseinov, Viktor Erdos, Yasser Seirawan, Yury Markovich Shulman, Ahmed Adly, Robert Hovhannisyan, Robert Lee Hess, Geetha Narayanan Gopal, Essam El Gindy, Samy Shoker, Mohamed Ezat

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Efimenko vs B Amin  ½-½782011World Chess Team ChampionshipC77 Ruy Lopez
2. Areshchenko vs S Shoker 0-1282011World Chess Team ChampionshipB07 Pirc
3. Wang Hao vs Radjabov  ½-½362011World Chess Team ChampionshipE99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
4. V Gashimov vs Wang Yue 0-1432011World Chess Team ChampionshipA28 English
5. Li Chao vs R Mamedov ½-½602011World Chess Team ChampionshipE70 King's Indian
6. Mamedyarov vs Yu Yangyi 1-0482011World Chess Team ChampionshipE39 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Pirc Variation
7. Harikrishna vs Leko ½-½442011World Chess Team ChampionshipE01 Catalan, Closed
8. Z Almasi vs Sasikiran 0-1852011World Chess Team ChampionshipC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
9. Ganguly vs Judit Polgar 0-1602011World Chess Team ChampionshipB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
10. C Balogh vs G N Gopal  ½-½692011World Chess Team ChampionshipC64 Ruy Lopez, Classical
11. E El Gindy vs A Moiseenko 0-1382011World Chess Team ChampionshipE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
12. Y Shulman vs Svidler ½-½332011World Chess Team ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
13. Kamsky vs Karjakin ½-½232011World Chess Team ChampionshipC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
14. I Nepomniachtchi vs Onischuk  1-0372011World Chess Team ChampionshipC45 Scotch Game
15. Vitiugov vs R Hess 1-0232011World Chess Team ChampionshipE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
16. Aronian vs Sutovsky 1-0382011World Chess Team ChampionshipD85 Grunfeld
17. M Roiz vs Movsesian  ½-½352011World Chess Team ChampionshipE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. Akopian vs E Postny 1-0572011World Chess Team ChampionshipC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
19. T Nabaty vs G Sargissian  0-1672011World Chess Team ChampionshipC67 Ruy Lopez
20. A Adly vs Ivanchuk 0-1432011World Chess Team ChampionshipA46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Sutovsky vs A Adly  1-0542011World Chess Team ChampionshipB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
22. Efimenko vs Li Chao  ½-½702011World Chess Team ChampionshipC43 Petrov, Modern Attack
23. Ivanchuk vs Wang Hao ½-½592011World Chess Team ChampionshipB56 Sicilian
24. Y Shulman vs Akopian  ½-½302011World Chess Team ChampionshipE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
25. B Amin vs Smirin  ½-½472011World Chess Team ChampionshipA07 King's Indian Attack
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Jul-23-11  ARMENIA: Well three more tough rounds and hopefully the Armenia recipe will prevail!
Jul-23-11  Kinghunt: Say what you want about Armenia having mostly hard opponents to go, their chances look incredibly good. They only need to finish with a (match) +1 in the next three rounds to secure the title. And they're certainly capable of doing that.
Jul-23-11  Ladolcevita: <ARMENIA>
Indeed,congrats to Levon on such a brilliant victory! He is simply one of the best players in our age,I mean top5 at least,is he not? I have actually checked some of his H2H records,and what surprised me most is that he overwhelmingly leads his H2H record versus Vishy!Very few could achieve this,for sure. And moreover he seems a very kind person too,always wearing his angelic smile ever since I knew who was Aronian:)~~
Jul-23-11  Shams: <I have actually checked some of his H2H records,and what surprised me most is that he overwhelmingly leads his H2H record versus Vishy!>

You'd think a breathless Aronian fan would have known this before. Yes, he does very well against Anand. :)

Jul-23-11  Hovik2009: that is nothing compare what destined to be in near future, Armenia is planning to have atleast 20 players over 2600 on FFIDE's list, mark this post for next couple of years to come!
Jul-23-11  chesstoplay: Hi < parmetd >,

More bad news for the US.

Yury seems to be pretty sick with bronchitis.

There will be no great US result this year.

Jul-23-11  Shams: <There will be no great US result this year.>

I think that ship sailed already.

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  parmetd: I am very sad to hear yury is sick! Send him my best.
Jul-23-11  Ladolcevita: <parmetd>
Sorry to hear about that.Hope he's all right.

Yes,I guess they should have known this very all events,I believe <Armenia> should know...

Jul-24-11  Knightenprise: On a more positive note for the US team, Seirawan continues his rampage by defeating Mamedyarov, and Kamsky defeats Radjabov.
Jul-24-11  polarmis: Kamsky on the US team's preparation for China (seems to be working just now!), and also agreeing with Kasimdzhanov about draws:

Jul-24-11  chessmoron: Did Wang Hao checkmate Karjakin?
Jul-24-11  ketchuplover: Hao did not checkmate Karjakin
Jul-24-11  chessmoron: My mistake. China wins against Russia on Hao's win.
Jul-24-11  ARMENIA: Well the standings indicate that Armenia is three points clear of second place China, who they have already played.

It seems with two rounds to go only Ukraine has mathematical chance of catching Armenia. Better yet a victory against Azerbaijan tomorrow may very well seal the deal! Lets win the tournament a round early boys or better yet, lets lose to Azerbaijan to keep things interesting:)

Jul-24-11  Kinan: Russian started very well but look at them now.
Jul-24-11  jamesmaskell: The live feed changed the names of the players during the games (it also took a long time for the feed to come through today), switching Svidlers game with Karjakins. Did Wang Hao beat Karjakin on board 4?
Jul-24-11  Kinghunt: Quite a successful day for Armenia. They squeezed out a victory against Hungary while their two closest rivals lost. A single draw in their next two matches will probably be enough for first, while two draws or a win will guarantee it.
Jul-24-11  Thanh Phan: <Yury seems to be pretty sick with bronchitis.> Sorry to learn of that ~ Hope recover well also soon
Jul-24-11  alekhinist: Seirawan really is on fire!
Jul-24-11  pulsar: It's good to see Seirawan doing extremely well. Maybe this year's theme is <The Older Generation Strikes Back>. ;)
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  JointheArmy: Seirawan's performance is absolutely amazing in this tournament.
Jul-24-11  bronkenstein: The Russians need Kramnik desperately , Karjak is way out of form (or simply too young and unexperienced) to hold top board it seems.

This way the competition lost all the intrigue already 2 rounds before the end.

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  parmetd: it would be nice to see chessgames list the team scores here too
Jul-24-11  ARMENIA: Congratulations to Uruguay for winning the record 15th Copa America title!

I wish you all could see the sea of blue shirts running and chanting as we speak in the Parke Independencia in Montevideo.

It was a beautiful game; a well deserved victory by Uruguay but Paraguayan fans should also celebrate since they now can mark a new achievement in their futbol history by reaching the final.

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