chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

🏆
TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
European Individual Championships Tournament

Ian Nepomniachtchi8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Evgeny Romanov8/11(+6 -1 =4)[games]
Hrant Melkumyan8/11(+6 -1 =4)[games]
Francisco Vallejo Pons8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Alexey Dreev8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Evgeny Alekseev8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Constantin Lupulescu8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Alexander Moiseenko8/11(+6 -1 =4)[games]
Alexander Beliavsky8/11(+5 -0 =6)[games]
Alexander Areshchenko7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Martyn Kravtsiv7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Anton Korobov7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Igor Lysyj7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Sabino Brunello7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Daniil Dubov7.5/11(+6 -2 =3)[games]
Vadim Zvjaginsev7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Pavel Eljanov7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Markus Ragger7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Evgeny Postny7.5/11(+7 -3 =1)[games]
Eltaj Safarli7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Aleksandr Shimanov7.5/11(+5 -1 =5)[games]
Sergei Movsesian7.5/10(+5 -0 =5)[games]
Sergey Fedorchuk7.5/11(+7 -3 =1)[games]
Ivan Popov7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Andrei Istratescu7.5/11(+4 -0 =7)[games]
Maxim Rodshtein7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
Erwin L'Ami7/11(+5 -2 =4)[games]
Nidjat Mamedov7/11(+6 -3 =2)[games]
David Navara7/11(+4 -1 =6)[games]
(280 players total; 251 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

 page 1 of 56; games 1-25 of 1,378  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. J Duda vs Jakovenko ½-½582013European Individual ChampionshipsB83 Sicilian
2. Tomashevsky vs B Michiels  1-0322013European Individual ChampionshipsE47 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3
3. Romanishin vs M Vachier-Lagrave  0-1442013European Individual ChampionshipsD73 Neo-Grunfeld, 5.Nf3
4. I Nepomniachtchi vs Holzke  1-0372013European Individual ChampionshipsA33 English, Symmetrical
5. Y Ajrapetjan vs Areshchenko  0-1392013European Individual ChampionshipsD80 Grunfeld
6. Akopian vs M Tratar  ½-½412013European Individual ChampionshipsA04 Reti Opening
7. P Simacek vs A Korobov  0-1402013European Individual ChampionshipsB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
8. Eljanov vs A Predke  1-0402013European Individual ChampionshipsE17 Queen's Indian
9. N Matinian vs Jobava  0-1352013European Individual ChampionshipsB30 Sicilian
10. R Wojtaszek vs V Neverov  ½-½502013European Individual ChampionshipsD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. D Wagner vs E Alekseev  0-1442013European Individual ChampionshipsA04 Reti Opening
12. I Cheparinov vs S Matsenko  1-0562013European Individual ChampionshipsB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
13. M Muzychuk vs Navara ½-½462013European Individual ChampionshipsB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
14. Z Almasi vs A Pavlidis  1-0322013European Individual ChampionshipsC78 Ruy Lopez
15. E Danielian vs F Vallejo Pons  0-1372013European Individual ChampionshipsA46 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Movsesian vs L Cernousek  1-0502013European Individual ChampionshipsA16 English
17. T Fodor Jr vs F Berkes  ½-½322013European Individual ChampionshipsD85 Grunfeld
18. B Grachev vs M Kanarek  1-0562013European Individual ChampionshipsE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
19. E Can vs V Laznicka  ½-½402013European Individual ChampionshipsD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. Nisipeanu vs M Pacher 0-1272013European Individual ChampionshipsC02 French, Advance
21. K Stachowiak vs Efimenko  ½-½412013European Individual ChampionshipsA40 Queen's Pawn Game
22. Sutovsky vs M Antipov  ½-½602013European Individual ChampionshipsB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
23. R Ekstroem vs Motylev  0-1602013European Individual ChampionshipsD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. G Sargissian vs T Petenyi  1-0662013European Individual ChampionshipsA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
25. A Donchenko vs Potkin  ½-½292013European Individual ChampionshipsA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
 page 1 of 56; games 1-25 of 1,378  PGN Download
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

TIP: You can make the above ads go away by registering a free account!

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 3 OF 3 ·  Later Kibitzing>
May-16-13  waustad: Congrats to Kreisl on the GM norm.
May-16-13  niemzo: There is a 4 queen endgame right now at the top board in the final round in Nepo-Moiseenko.
May-16-13  mistreaver: Wow what a finish, Ian Nepomniatchi beat Moiseenko and now we have 7 players with 8 points. What is going to happen now?
May-16-13  niemzo: It didn't last long. Black had some checks but with the extra knight defending there was really no way to reach a perpetual. Excellent game by Nepo which allowed him to tie for first in the tournament. There is a massive tie for first place, so we have to wait to learn who won on tiebreaks.
May-16-13  niemzo: The regulation say that rating performance is the first tiebreak. I have no idea who is ahead and don't really want to calculate. We just have to wait for an official announcement.
May-16-13  niemzo: I think it's Alekseev who has the better RP.
May-16-13  mistreaver: If what i saw on chessresults is correct, Moiseenko is still first, Romanov second and Beliavsky third, with performance ratings respectively : 2762, 2755, 2750
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: There are no less than 10 players who share first place with 8 points: Dreev, Melkumyan, Alekseev, Romanov, Vallejo-Pons, Lupulescu, Moiseenko, Nepomniachtchi, Beliavski & Movsesian (the last two don't appear at the moment in the table above because one of their games is still missing from the database). I donít see yet the final table at chess results, but if the tiebreak is indeed the average rating of the players' opponents (not including that of the lowest-rated), as I mentioned in my previous post, I think the winner by tiebreak should be Moiseenko Ė after the 10th round the only one who had a better tiebreak than him was Tkachiev, who lost today, and he played today against one of the highest-rated players (Nepomniachtchi).
May-16-13  virginmind: Ten players sharing first place, now that's something you don't often see...congratulations to all of them!
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: ...And according to the final round results there are 16 more players who finished with 7.5 points - I think 15 of them should make it to the world cup, since Vallejo-pons and Dreev (who are among those who finished with 8) already qualified from the European Championship of last year.
May-16-13  geeker: I'm confused...have been following this tournament on TWIC, whose coverage shows that "Big Al" Beliavsky should be among the leading group with 8 points.

Very happy to see Dreev and Beliavsky doing well; I own and enjoy both players' books of selected games!

May-16-13  geeker: Oh...thanks to <Eyal>, who I see pointed out that a Beliavsky game is missing from this site.
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: Actually, I see that the missing game - his last round win over Laznicka (Beliavsky vs V Laznicka, 2013) - has already been downloaded, so his name should appear on the table any minute now:-)
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: Bzw, what's with those who qualified both ways, from 2012 and 2013 ECC? Do the "missing" spots get filled up with rating qualifiers or what?
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: There are two such players btw, Vallejo and Dreev.
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: Yes, I already mentioned Vallejo and Dreev as qualifiers from 2012 in a previous post; in 2011, when there was a similar case with 2010 qualifiers, the spots were given to the next in line from the championship itself. Actually, there might be 3 "open" spots, depending on the status of Nepo, who's a second rating reserve (http://www.fide.com/component/conte... ), and so could qualify that way as well (we know that from the official list of qualifiers at least Anand, Aronian & Kramnik won't play).
May-16-13  wtwz: <Eyal: at least Anand, Aronian & Kramnik won't play>

Actually both Aronian and Kramnik will play in the next World Cup because according to the new regulations, a player can qualify for the next Candidates tournament by rating if and only if they participate in the World Cup or Grand Prix.

Source: http://www.fide.com/FIDE/handbook/r... ("A player can qualify by rating only if he/she participates in the World Cup 2013 or the FIDE Grand Prix 2012-2013")

May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: <wtwz> Ok, thanks - I missed that (actually I remember now that Kramnik said something in his long interview to chess-news after the Candidates about playing in the world cup); so I guess at the moment only Giri is guaranteed a place as a rating reserve (instead of Anand). Though it's very likely that at least one more from the list won't play eventually - for example, Topalov if he manages to qualify from the Grand Prix in his next two tournaments, which take place before the world cup.
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  alexmagnus: So, Istratescu and Zvjaginsev get the spots?
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: Well, I haven't seen any official announcement yet, but it seems the most likely according to how things were managed the last time.
May-16-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: <a player can qualify for the next Candidates tournament by rating if and only if they participate in the World Cup or Grand Prix.>

Good idea. Now if only they would do away with the whole idea of nominees, especially to the Candidates.

May-17-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: Btw, the chessvibes report (http://www.chessvibes.com/reports/m...) also says they assume Zvjaginsev and Istratescu have qualified as well. If that's the case, here's a list of all the 46 qualifiers for the world cup from this and last year's championships, according to countries:

- 19 from Russia: Jakovenko, Andreikin, Vitiugov, Malakhov, Nepomniachtchi, Riazantsev, Alekseev, Inarkiev, Zvjaginsev, Dreev, Matlakov, Khismatullin, Kobalia, Lysyj, Romanov, Shimanov, Najer, Dubov, Popov.

- 8 from Ukraine: Areshchenko, Korobov, Eljanov, Moiseenko, Volokitin, Fedorchuk, Kryvoruchko, Kravtsiv.

- 3 from Armenia: Akopian, Movsesian, Melkumyan.

- 3 from France: Bacrot, Fressinet, Istratescu.

- 1 from Georgia (Jobava), Spain (Vallejo Pons), Moldova (Bologan), Austria (Ragger), Netherlands (Smeets), England (Jones), Israel (Postny), Romania (Lupulescu), Belarus (Azarov), Slovenia (Beliavski), Czech Republic (Hracek), Azerbaijan (Durarbayli) & Italy (Brunello) each.

May-17-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: It's interesting seeing Fedorchuk qualifying for the World Cup, only his second such. He tends to stay on the open circuit.
May-17-13  hellopolgar: IMPRESSIVE performance from the 60-year-old Alexander Beliavsky
May-19-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  FSR: The 10-way tie for first is close to, but not, a world record. There was a 13-way tie for first at 5-1 in the 2000 National Open. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 3)
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 3 OF 3 ·  Later Kibitzing>
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC