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Donostia Chess Festival (2011)

Player: Aleksa Strikovic

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Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. A Strikovic vs D Komljenovic  ½-½69 2012 Donostia Chess FestivalA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
2. A Franco vs A Strikovic  ½-½17 2012 Donostia Chess FestivalE92 King's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Dec-29-11  Penguincw: < The real twist is this: matches will consist of two games of classical chess played simultaneously, an old idea by David Bronstein. >

Very interesting. Could expect some unexpected results.

Dec-29-11  cbpatzer: They play 2 games simultaneous and it is knockuot

http://chessbomb.com/o/2011-donostia/

Dec-29-11
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  waustad: In the live broadcast they have Naiditsch castling 0-0 twice in the same game. The king disappeared.
Dec-29-11
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  beenthere240: There don't seem to be a lot of draws. Maybe you can transfer a piece from one board to another.
Dec-29-11
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  waustad: They fixed it.
Dec-29-11  fgh: My (former) chess teacher once had me play 5 blitz games with him simultaneously. I lost all of them on time.
Dec-29-11
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  waustad: What do they do here for a tiebreak? Play bughouse?
Dec-29-11  hellopolgar: well...let's say i am playing two games against Anand at the same time, I could just copy his moves and the score will be 1-1 in the end...
Dec-29-11  hand banana: yeah, if one players desires to copy all opponent's moves, there is no way to stop that..
Dec-29-11
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  Harvestman: Of course, copying your opponent's moves gives you no more than a tie. These players might want to try for more, given the knockout format.

Yes, you can do it, but it doesn't achieve anything.

Dec-29-11
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  parmetd: Very interesting idea!
Dec-29-11  frogbert: seems the best players win here too. :o) despite the format.
Dec-30-11  Everett: < The real twist is this: matches will consist of two games of classical chess played simultaneously, an old idea by David Bronstein. >

Bronstein offered this idea in the '70s, and then had three matches in the '80s with this format.

'82 Tal on 8 boards, Tal won 5-3

Of the other two, Suetin was one of them, forget the other.

Dec-30-11
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  SteinitzLives: Some of the players in this tourney seem to have very low ratings, e.g.

Juan Maria Santos Martinez vs I Zufiria

Or am I missing something?

Jan-02-12  Penguincw: I lost track of who's still in it.
Jan-02-12  Everett: Seems that Feller's computer fed him the wrong lines vs Ponomariov today, or maybe he had it going for the other game...
Jan-03-12  voratco: <Everett: Seems that Feller's computer fed him the wrong lines vs Ponomariov today, or maybe he had it going for the other game...>

LOL......

Jan-03-12  romison: laznicka si on killing spree
Jan-04-12  Illogic: Final Four: Laznicka, Moiseenko, Dominguez Perez, Volokitin
Jan-04-12  pajaste: the copy-catter problem is somewhat smaller, if the first moves are done without seeing both boards at the same time. but of course one may want to play some openins from both sides.
Jan-04-12
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  Gypsy: <hellopolgar: well...let's say i am playing two games against Anand at the same time, I could just copy his moves and the score will be 1-1 in the end...>

You'd lose both games ... on time.

Jan-05-12
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  Shams: These games are not rated, correct?
Jan-05-12
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  wordfunph: Andrei Volokitin and Viktor Laznicka will meet in the final tomorrow on the 5th of January..

http://www.donostiachess.com/

Jan-05-12  Illogic: Volokitin wins!
Jan-05-12
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  parmetd: Congrats to GM Andrei Volokitin!
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