| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 80
|1. Radjabov vs Wang Yue
|| ||½-½||132||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch|
|2. Aronian vs Grischuk
|| ||½-½||32||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||A48 King's Indian|
|3. Ponomariov vs Karjakin
|| ||½-½||50||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C84 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|4. Karjakin vs Ponomariov
||1-0||65||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|5. A Giri vs Leko
|| ||1-0||88||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|6. Leko vs A Giri
|| ||½-½||51||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|7. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Wang Yue
||0-1||65||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C42 Petrov Defense|
|8. Wang Yue vs M Vachier-Lagrave
|| ||½-½||59||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|9. Wang Hao vs Grischuk
||0-1||26||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|10. Grischuk vs Wang Hao
|| ||1-0||65||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||B94 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|11. Mamedyarov vs Radjabov
|| ||½-½||33||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||D37 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|12. Grischuk vs Aronian
|| ||½-½||73||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|13. L Dominguez vs Le Quang Liem
|| ||½-½||49||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C67 Ruy Lopez|
|14. Leko vs Wang Hao
|| ||½-½||43||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|15. Wang Hao vs Leko
|| ||1-0||56||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||E12 Queen's Indian|
|16. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ivanchuk
||0-1||23||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack|
|17. Ivanchuk vs M Vachier-Lagrave
|| ||½-½||68||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack|
|18. A Giri vs Kamsky
|| ||0-1||65||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||E15 Queen's Indian|
|19. Kamsky vs A Giri
|| ||½-½||48||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|20. Wang Yue vs Radjabov
|| ||½-½||63||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3|
|21. Mamedyarov vs I Nepomniachtchi
|| ||0-1||50||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||D90 Grunfeld|
|22. I Nepomniachtchi vs Mamedyarov
|| ||0-1||77||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||C72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O|
|23. Le Quang Liem vs L Dominguez
|| ||1-0||47||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||D35 Queen's Gambit Declined|
|24. Radjabov vs Mamedyarov
|| ||½-½||29||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|25. Grischuk vs L Dominguez
||0-1||42||2013||SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)||A07 King's Indian Attack|
| page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 80
|Dec-18-13|| ||notyetagm: SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque) (2013)|
Karjakin kicked ass in this format: a 2-point lead(!!) over second place!
|Dec-18-13|| ||notyetagm: And by the way, first!|
|Dec-18-13|| ||Mr. President: <first> http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7416/...|
|Dec-21-13|| ||Sihlous: That really is an incredible performance...Especially over this field...Always happy to see Karjakin do well.|
|Dec-21-13|| ||RedShield: I associate basques with Barcelona and Madonna. What have they to do with chess?|
|Dec-21-13|| ||Valmy: <redshield> If you associate Basques with Barcelona, then you should review your geography.|
|Dec-21-13|| ||RedShield: Oh wait a minute, they're Catalans, aren't they? Make that Athletic Bilbao.|
|Dec-21-13|| ||RedShield: <On Tuesday and Wednesday, the last two days of the World Mind Games' chess events, the players entered a new discipline at this event: the “Basque System”, named after a tournament held in San Sebastian two year ago. It's like playing rapid chess but with the opponents playing two games simultaneously. According to the official website, this remarkable system created a lot of tense an interesting situations, “especially when both players where in timetrouble, on both boards”.|
On Facebook GM Emil Sutovsky started a discussion about this.
“I can not recall a single high-quality game played in either London / Beijing - in fact, the vast majority of them were decided by the inexplicable blunders. The winners are, as always, deserving. But I am talking purely about chess content and chess value. And I also feel that the public was not following the events as closely, as it would be with a classical format. But maybe these are just my feelings? What do you think? Did you like it fast? Was there a real SHOW, which compensated for a real CHESS? Your feedback is important, please cast your opinion.”>
|Dec-25-13|| ||offramp: <Valmy: <redshield> If you associate Basques with Barcelona, then you should review your geography.>|
And anyone who associates basques with anything other that underwear should give up chess.
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