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Politiken Cup Tournament

Ivan Cheparinov8/10(+6 -0 =4)[view games]
Jonny Hector8/10(+6 -0 =4)[view games]
Ivan Sokolov8/10(+7 -1 =2)[view games]
Stellan Brynell7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Evgeny Romanov7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Vladimir Malakhov7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Krzysztof Bulski7.5/10(+7 -2 =1)[view games]
Erwin L'Ami7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[view games]
Rasmus Svane7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Vladimir Burmakin7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Alexey Dreev7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[view games]
Robert Markus7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[view games]
Lars Schandorff7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[view games]
Jacob Aagaard7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[view games]
Sune Berg Hansen7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Jan Timman7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Dusan Popovic7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[view games]
Stelios Halkias7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[view games]
Erik Blomqvist7/10(+6 -2 =2)[view games]
Tiger Hillarp Persson7/10(+5 -1 =4)[view games]
Allan Stig Rasmussen7/10(+5 -1 =4)[view games]
Jakob Aabling-Thomsen7/10(+7 -3 =0)[view games]
Ilmars Starostits7/10(+6 -2 =2)[view games]
Jakob Vang Glud7/10(+6 -2 =2)[view games]
Jasmin Bejtovic7/10(+5 -1 =4)[view games]
Svetlana Cherednichenko7/10(+6 -2 =2)[view games]
Igor Teplyi7/10(+7 -3 =0)[view games]
Simon Bekker-Jensen7/10(+5 -1 =4)[view games]
Ivan Salgado Lopez7/10(+5 -1 =4)[view games]
(247 players total; 219 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

 page 1 of 23; games 1-25 of 573  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. T Carnstam vs T Lie  1-064 2012 Politiken CupE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
2. S Merkesvik vs I Teplyi  1-042 2012 Politiken CupB53 Sicilian
3. S Bekker-Jensen vs M Rasmussen  1-034 2012 Politiken CupD07 Queen's Gambit Declined, Chigorin Defense
4. O Solli vs J Kristiansen  0-126 2012 Politiken CupE42 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 c5, 5.Ne2 (Rubinstein)
5. E Blomqvist vs A Moller  1-015 2012 Politiken CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. R Thogersen vs I Starostits  0-127 2012 Politiken CupC60 Ruy Lopez
7. A S Rasmussen vs B Svanholm  1-032 2012 Politiken CupA45 Queen's Pawn Game
8. W H Philipsen vs S Brynell  0-123 2012 Politiken CupC12 French, McCutcheon
9. M Helin vs J Aagaard  0-134 2012 Politiken CupA07 King's Indian Attack
10. J Bejtovic vs B A Christenson  ½-½48 2012 Politiken CupA20 English
11. K G Nielsen vs E Zude  0-141 2012 Politiken CupA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
12. L Henningsen vs M Hansen  0-134 2012 Politiken CupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
13. J Carlstedt vs D Andersen  1-016 2012 Politiken CupA15 English
14. John K Jensen vs T Petersen  0-125 2012 Politiken CupA00 Uncommon Opening
15. J Carstensen vs L Hinrichs  1-028 2012 Politiken CupE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
16. H Sjol vs R Svane  0-163 2012 Politiken CupA46 Queen's Pawn Game
17. A L'Ami vs V Hansen  1-022 2012 Politiken CupD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
18. D Bendixen vs D Schlecht  0-121 2012 Politiken CupC01 French, Exchange
19. E Hedman vs J Henrichsen  ½-½94 2012 Politiken CupB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
20. H Danielsen vs E Nordin  1-043 2012 Politiken CupA04 Reti Opening
21. D Andersen vs L Schandorff  0-122 2012 Politiken CupD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. L'Ami vs M Tandrup  1-042 2012 Politiken CupD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
23. T Garberg vs E Romanov  0-127 2012 Politiken CupC60 Ruy Lopez
24. I Salgado Lopez vs L Rasmussen  1-034 2012 Politiken CupE46 Nimzo-Indian
25. A S Nielsen vs I Sokolov  0-145 2012 Politiken CupC53 Giuoco Piano
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-30-12  waustad: This year Victoria Cmilyte doesn't seem to be spending her birthday here.
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  PhilFeeley: 290 players and still about 30 at 3 and 0. Must be a fun event.
Jul-31-12  Troller: <waustad: This year Victoria Cmilyte doesn't seem to be spending her birthday here.> Her boyfriend Peter Heine Nielsen isn't here either, that may have something to do with it.

Cheparinov made it 4/4 by beating Danielsen in an interesting game yesterday, whereas top seeded many-time participant (and former winner) Malakhov took a quick draw as black vs Schandorff.

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  whiteshark: Tournament page:
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  HeMateMe: Jan Timmans is in it--viva la 70s! Starsky and Hutch! Donna Summer! Dag Hammeplatz Square! The Sex Pistols! Nixon gets kicked out! The Exorcist! (no more girls get named Regan).

Jan is my dark horse favorite to win.

Jul-31-12  Troller: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qe2?! are the opening moves of Hector-Sokolov today.
Aug-01-12  Troller: Round 6 now live:
Aug-01-12  achieve: An interesting confrontation, for more than one reason, in this 6th round is one between WGM Alina L'Ami and Jan Timman.

Alina is the wife of GM Erwin L'Ami (also Dutch), so some added spice in this encounter, one could argue.

Aug-01-12  Troller: <...between WGM Alina L'Ami and Jan Timman.>

And that ended in a Monday puzzle:

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Black (Timman) to move.

Aug-01-12  achieve: heh ... No joke?

Alina will be in tears, although it happened to the best of them... This is chess.

Qxh3 and the rook will deliver mate. Ouch.

Aug-02-12  Troller: 7th round underway:

Featured today among others are:


In the top game Salgado Lopez vs Hector, position after 3 moves is already strange:

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Aug-06-12  Calar: According to official site, Cheparinov won on tiebreaks.

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