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Karpov Poikovsky Tournament

Emil Davidovich Sutovsky7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Evgeny Najer7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Anton Korobov6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Ernesto Inarkiev5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Dmitry Jakovenko4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
David Anton Guijarro4/9(+1 -2 =6)[games]
Maxim Rodshtein4/9(+3 -4 =2)[games]
Sergei Zhigalko3.5/9(+1 -3 =5)[games]
Daniil Dubov3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Viktor Antonovich Bologan1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Karpov Poikovsky (2017)

The 18th Karpov tournament took place in Poikovsky, Russia 18-27 April 2017. Rounds started at 3 pm local time, except the last round which started 1 pm. Rest day: April 22. Time controls: 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 more minutes for the next 20 moves, 15 more minutes until the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Emil Davidovich Sutovsky won on tiebreak ahead of Evgeny Najer, both with 7/9.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Sutovsky 2650 * 1 1 1 1 1 7 2 Najer 2679 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 1 7 3 Korobov 2695 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 6 4 Inarkiev 2727 0 * 0 1 1 1 5 5 Jakovenko 2718 0 1 * 0 4 6 Anton 2679 0 0 * 1 4 7 Rodshtein 2701 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 1 4 8 Zhigalko 2639 0 0 0 * 1 3 9 Dubov 2660 0 0 0 * 3 10 Bologan 2640 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1

Category: XVIII (2679). Chief arbiter: Alexander Al Ivanov

Official site: http://xn----7sbooiklil0c.xn--p1ai/...

Previous: Karpov Poikovsky (2016). Next: Karpov Poikovsky (2018)

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 45  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. E Najer vs Bologan 1-0322017Karpov PoikovskyB06 Robatsch
2. E Inarkiev vs S Zhigalko 1-0422017Karpov PoikovskyA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
3. Sutovsky vs A Korobov 1-0242017Karpov PoikovskyB56 Sicilian
4. M Rodshtein vs Jakovenko  1-0702017Karpov PoikovskyE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
5. D Dubov vs D Anton Guijarro  ½-½322017Karpov PoikovskyA15 English
6. S Zhigalko vs Sutovsky  ½-½1042017Karpov PoikovskyB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Bologan vs D Anton Guijarro 0-1322017Karpov PoikovskyA80 Dutch
8. E Najer vs E Inarkiev  1-0302017Karpov PoikovskyC45 Scotch Game
9. A Korobov vs M Rodshtein  1-0382017Karpov PoikovskyE60 King's Indian Defense
10. Jakovenko vs D Dubov  ½-½182017Karpov PoikovskyE48 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3 O-O 5.Bd3 d5
11. M Rodshtein vs S Zhigalko  ½-½442017Karpov PoikovskyE16 Queen's Indian
12. D Dubov vs A Korobov 0-1472017Karpov PoikovskyB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
13. E Inarkiev vs Bologan 1-0412017Karpov PoikovskyA21 English
14. D Anton Guijarro vs Jakovenko  ½-½412017Karpov PoikovskyD57 Queen's Gambit Declined, Lasker Defense
15. Sutovsky vs E Najer  1-0352017Karpov PoikovskyB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
16. Bologan vs Jakovenko  ½-½112017Karpov PoikovskyC48 Four Knights
17. E Inarkiev vs Sutovsky  ½-½252017Karpov PoikovskyE62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
18. S Zhigalko vs D Dubov  1-0702017Karpov PoikovskyB12 Caro-Kann Defense
19. A Korobov vs D Anton Guijarro  1-0592017Karpov PoikovskyA81 Dutch
20. E Najer vs M Rodshtein  1-0452017Karpov PoikovskyC53 Giuoco Piano
21. M Rodshtein vs E Inarkiev  0-1472017Karpov PoikovskyD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
22. Jakovenko vs A Korobov  ½-½462017Karpov PoikovskyC11 French
23. D Dubov vs E Najer  ½-½522017Karpov PoikovskyA21 English
24. Sutovsky vs Bologan 1-0472017Karpov PoikovskyC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. D Anton Guijarro vs S Zhigalko  ½-½452017Karpov PoikovskyE12 Queen's Indian
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  An Englishman: Good Evening: But a bad day for the men in black.
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  whiteshark: The <18th Karpov International Chess Tournament> is taking place in the small Siberian town of Poikovsky, Russia from 18-27 April. The event is a 10-player single round-robin, with Anton Korobov aiming for a 3rd title in a row. [2639-2727 ELO]

The time control is 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes until the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1.

Apr-22-17  Mr. V: They decided to not have so many draws this year.
Apr-23-17  paavoh: Got to feel sorry for Bologan. Quite a nosedive here, but at least he makes a commendable effort in his games.
Apr-25-17  paavoh: And what's with Jakovenko? He is almost unrecognizable in his current form, usually so solid and hard to beat.
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  sonia91: Ouch, Bologan (3-time winner) is last on -6...
Apr-27-17  paavoh: Some very hard-fought, risk-taking games in this tournament, such as Korobov refusing to give in against Najer. They are worth a look or two.
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  PhilFeeley: Yes, a big disappointment for Bologan. You'd think with all those opening books, he would be better than this.
Jun-03-18  siggemannen: Bologan isn't doing much better this time around either
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