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SPICE Cup Tournament

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave6/10(+2 -0 =8)[view games]
Le Quang Liem5.5/10(+1 -0 =9)[view games]
Ding Liren5.5/10(+2 -1 =7)[view games]
Wesley So5/10(+1 -1 =8)[view games]
Georg Meier4/10(+1 -3 =6)[view games]
Csaba Balogh4/10(+0 -2 =8)[view games]

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves Year Event/LocaleOpening
1. Ding Liren vs W So ½-½46 2012 SPICE CupD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. G Meier vs Le Quang Liem  ½-½48 2012 SPICE CupB27 Sicilian
3. C Balogh vs M Vachier-Lagrave ½-½68 2012 SPICE CupB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
4. Le Quang Liem vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½80 2012 SPICE CupA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
5. G Meier vs Ding Liren 1-064 2012 SPICE CupE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
6. W So vs C Balogh ½-½45 2012 SPICE CupC67 Ruy Lopez
7. M Vachier-Lagrave vs W So  ½-½39 2012 SPICE CupD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. C Balogh vs G Meier  ½-½36 2012 SPICE CupC07 French, Tarrasch
9. Ding Liren vs Le Quang Liem  ½-½34 2012 SPICE CupD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. C Balogh vs Le Quang Liem  ½-½24 2012 SPICE CupC07 French, Tarrasch
11. W So vs G Meier 1-037 2012 SPICE CupC11 French
12. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren ½-½53 2012 SPICE CupE60 King's Indian Defense
13. G Meier vs M Vachier-Lagrave 0-127 2012 SPICE CupA04 Reti Opening
14. Le Quang Liem vs W So  ½-½35 2012 SPICE CupD44 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. Ding Liren vs C Balogh 1-043 2012 SPICE CupD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. M Vachier-Lagrave vs C Balogh  ½-½36 2012 SPICE CupA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
17. Le Quang Liem vs G Meier  ½-½30 2012 SPICE CupE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. W So vs Ding Liren ½-½57 2012 SPICE CupE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. Ding Liren vs G Meier 1-046 2012 SPICE CupD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
20. Le Quang Liem vs Ding Liren  ½-½33 2012 SPICE CupE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
21. C Balogh vs W So ½-½28 2012 SPICE CupB40 Sicilian
22. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Le Quang Liem  ½-½33 2012 SPICE CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. W So vs M Vachier-Lagrave 0-153 2012 SPICE CupD81 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
24. G Meier vs C Balogh  ½-½45 2012 SPICE CupD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. C Balogh vs Ding Liren  ½-½23 2012 SPICE CupB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
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  keypusher: <tolengoy: <Prove it.> I can't. I'm dead!>

If only.

But just in case this blessed news is true, here's your epitaph.

<SPICE 2009: 4th
Corus B 2010: 4th
Spice 2010: 4th
Tata Steel B 2011: 4th
Airports Authority of India 2011: 4th.
Spice 2012: 4th.
Aeroflot blitz: 5th >

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  MarkFinan: keypusher... LOL.

My own view Is all these Filipino's are just complete @#$%@#$%s, to put it nicely!

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  Absentee: <Benjamin1981: What will happen when his 30? He'll grow a beard? Start wearing sandals?>

Perhaps he'll start bowling and have people call him "The Dude".

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  Jim Bartle: Better watch out for the Nihilists, then!
Oct-29-12  drik: <tolengoy: <Your ignorance of Tennis is no less complete than your ignorance of Chess or you ignorance of Cosmology> Why didn't you mention golf? and billards?>

Because I only have to prove you a liar once - as I did by pointing out the ATP policy of INVITING the top 104 out 128 competitors.

I don't have to try to prove you a fool - anyone who refers to the great Bjorn Borg as Bjorg, needs no help in that regard. Confuse him with Bjork did you?

Oct-29-12  drik: <tolengoy: It's still a very good performance if you compare with with Magnus finishing <dead last>.>

His first & only poor performance. He finished SECOND in his next event, Linares if I remember right. So by his SECOND elite tournament, the 16 year old Carlsen was already better than Wesley So is ever likely to be. Hurts does it?

<...Wesley finishing in the middle of the pack...invited he is not.>

Wesley has never finsihed middle of the pack - he has NEVER qualified for an elite event in his life. Because he finished 4th, 4th & 4th in all 3 B events. Carlsen in contrast tied for first at the B event at his VERY FIRST ATTEMPT.

Oct-29-12  drik: <tolengoy: He has Arianne- his losing antidote:>

So having a girlfriend is the antidote to ratings inequity? Makes me wonder whether your ignorance of chess, tennis and cosmology is matched by your ignorance of women!

Oct-29-12  FamilyTree: Celebrating Wesley So's 19th Birthday:

A closer look to the cake:

Oct-29-12  Parbrahman: With hard work, perseverance and the breaks going his way, the 4th of July can become the 1st of May.
Oct-30-12  drik: <tolengoy: <.but then you know So little - "Carlsen, by a fairly hefty 24.5-15.5 score." ...& Naka's best ICC rating was 3750. LOL!> fairly hefty you say? I say fairy tale....>

...knowing so little, it is not surprising you cannot distinguish between 'fairly hefty' and 'hefty fairy'. Perhaps it reflects on your social circles.

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  iking: i like <tolengoy> ... smash them dude
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  iking: < tolengoy: <Prove it.> I can't. I'm dead!>

tsk tsk

u can't answer then <tolengoy> ... sayonara

Oct-31-12  kardopov: Peace beckons. No more bashing and counter-bashing pls!? 'Til next tournament would be ok.
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  perfidious: < tolengoy: ....some spelling corrections if you don't mind:

1. forth should be fourth
3. moar should be more>

On the first, you're right of course, but 'moar' is actually fairly commonly seen on the Internet.

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  keypusher: <kardopov: Peace beckons. No more bashing and counter-bashing pls!? 'Til next tournament would be ok.>

If your fellow Pinoy stops posting stupid crap there can be peace much longer than that.

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  brankat: It appears <tolengoy> has not been seen (under that user-name) ever since his Funeral, Oct-28-2102.

He shall not be missed :-)

Nov-16-12  Troller: <Brankat> He is alive and well under User: liwanag

As Troll-connaisseur it is always vexing to see young ambitious trolls succumb to peer pressure and retire, but rest assured <tolengoy> is not one of these quitters :)

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  brankat: <Troller> Thanks! Yes, his resurrection has been fully expected. SO, then, the show must go on :-)
Nov-16-12  liwanag: <He is alive and well under User: liwanag>

I went over the history of this page. I say the protagonist <tolengoy> makes a lot of sense...agreeing with him is one thing...branding me as his copycat is a serious allegation and must be based on empirical evidence than mere baseless insinuation.

Nov-16-12  liwanag: <If your fellow Pinoy stops posting stupid crap there can be peace much longer than that.>

I don't see any stupid crap but learned observations that carry a heavy load of poignant truth.

“Peace if possible, truth at all costs.” Martin Luther

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  Absentee: We love you, tolly.
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  Jim Bartle: Ha! One of tolengoy's and tahdah's favorite ploys was just that--you couldn't make any observations or accusations in the comments, unless they could be proven in a court of law. Very similar to liwanag.
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  perfidious: Curious, is it not, how our latest 'new' member winds up on this page of all places....
Nov-17-12  liwanag: <Very similar to liwanag.>

Same means they are Identical with no differences, similar means they are almost identical but have some minor differences.

<yeap, the little brat is back..> I doubt it...unless he was buried in the pet sematary:

Nov-17-12  liwanag: <With hard work, perseverance and the breaks going his way, the 4th of July can become the 1st of May.> I agree.

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