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Casino de Barcelona Tournament

Csaba Balogh4.5/7(+2 -0 =5)[games]
Eric Hansen4/7(+3 -2 =2)[games]
Romain Edouard4/7(+1 -0 =6)[games]
Marc Narciso Dublan4/7(+2 -1 =4)[games]
Samuel Shankland3.5/7(+2 -2 =3)[games]
Daniel Alsina Leal3.5/7(+2 -2 =3)[games]
Josep Manuel Lopez Martinez2.5/7(+1 -3 =3)[games]
Lubomir Ftacnik2/7(+0 -3 =4)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Casino de Barcelona (2013)

The 18th Magistral Casino de Barcelona was played in Barcelona, Spain 25-31 October 2013. Regulations: Crosstable: TWIC:

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Hansen vs D Leal  1-0412013Casino de BarcelonaB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
2. R Edouard vs M Narciso Dublan  ½-½412013Casino de BarcelonaA04 Reti Opening
3. J M Lopez Martinez vs Ftacnik  ½-½512013Casino de BarcelonaB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
4. S Shankland vs C Balogh  ½-½372013Casino de BarcelonaD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. J M Lopez Martinez vs E Hansen  1-0352013Casino de BarcelonaC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. C Balogh vs R Edouard  ½-½392013Casino de BarcelonaB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
7. Ftacnik vs M Narciso Dublan  0-1442013Casino de BarcelonaA93 Dutch, Stonewall, Botvinnik Variation
8. D Leal vs S Shankland  ½-½562013Casino de BarcelonaB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
9. E Hansen vs Ftacnik  ½-½412013Casino de BarcelonaB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
10. R Edouard vs D Leal  ½-½572013Casino de BarcelonaB30 Sicilian
11. M Narciso Dublan vs C Balogh  ½-½422013Casino de BarcelonaD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. S Shankland vs J M Lopez Martinez 1-0622013Casino de BarcelonaD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. Ftacnik vs C Balogh  ½-½482013Casino de BarcelonaD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. E Hansen vs S Shankland 1-0372013Casino de BarcelonaB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
15. D Leal vs M Narciso Dublan  ½-½442013Casino de BarcelonaC04 French, Tarrasch, Guimard Main line
16. J M Lopez Martinez vs R Edouard  ½-½402013Casino de BarcelonaC02 French, Advance
17. S Shankland vs Ftacnik 1-0502013Casino de BarcelonaD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
18. R Edouard vs E Hansen 1-0312013Casino de BarcelonaD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
19. C Balogh vs D Leal  1-0652013Casino de BarcelonaB30 Sicilian
20. M Narciso Dublan vs J M Lopez Martinez  ½-½312013Casino de BarcelonaA45 Queen's Pawn Game
21. S Shankland vs R Edouard  ½-½272013Casino de BarcelonaD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
22. J M Lopez Martinez vs C Balogh  0-1242013Casino de BarcelonaA20 English
23. E Hansen vs M Narciso Dublan 1-0392013Casino de BarcelonaC18 French, Winawer
24. Ftacnik vs D Leal  0-1712013Casino de BarcelonaA06 Reti Opening
25. R Edouard vs Ftacnik  ½-½412013Casino de BarcelonaD71 Neo-Grunfeld
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Kibitzer's Corner
Oct-30-13  waustad:
Oct-30-13  notyetagm: S Shankland vs Ftacnik, 2013

39 ?

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39 ♕g4xa4! <bdnps: blockaders do not protect squares!>

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Game Collection: BLOCKADERS DO *NOT* PROTECT SQUARES! YDNPS! 39 Qg4xa4! e8-queen blockades e8-sq from advance of e7-passer

Oct-30-13  notyetagm: R Edouard vs E Hansen, 2013

31 ?

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31 ♗d3-g6! 1-0 Δ ♖d1xd4, ♖e1-e8#

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Oct-30-13  waustad: Alejandro Ramirez has annotated some of these games on chessbase.
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  HeMateMe: croupier, I'd like to put a wager on...007. Is that a green or a red slot?
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  HeMateMe: It's not easy to get tournament attention, when the Chennai showdown is in progress. The USA's young Sam Shankland finished .500 here, not Fischeresque, but he is gaining valuable experience.
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