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Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks) Tournament

Emilio Cordova2.5/4(+2 -1 =1)[games]
Zhou Jianchao2.5/4(+1 -0 =3)[games]
Dariusz Swiercz2/4(+1 -1 =2)[games]
Rauf Mamedov2/4(+1 -1 =2)[games]
Jeffery Xiong1/4(+0 -2 =2)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks) (2016)

After seven rounds of the Millionaire Chess (2016) open tournament, the four best players would advance to the "Millionaire Monday" knock-out rapid on October 10th. Gawain Jones was directly qualified, but second place was a tie between five players (of which only three could advance). A blitz round robin tiebreak (this page) was therefore necessary. The venue was Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The time control was "G/7 d/3".

1 2 3 4 5 =1 Cordova * ˝ 0 1 1 2˝ =1 Zhou ˝ * ˝ ˝ 1 2˝ =3 Swiercz 1 ˝ * 0 ˝ 2 =3 Mamedov 0 ˝ 1 * ˝ 2 5 Xiong 0 0 ˝ ˝ * 1

Swiercz and Mamedov tied for third place and had to play two additional "G/5 d/0" tiebreak games. Swiercz won both games (D Swiercz vs R Mamedov, 2016 and R Mamedov vs D Swiercz, 2016), so that Cordova, Zhou and Swiercz joined Jones for the event final - the Millionaire Chess (Knock-Out Rapid) (2016). Mamedov and Xiong next played the last two rounds of the open (the final result of which see

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Original collection: Game Collection: Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks) 2016 by User: Tabanus.

 page 1 of 1; 10 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Mamedov vs D Swiercz  1-0832016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)B23 Sicilian, Closed
2. Zhou Jianchao vs R Mamedov  ½-½412016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)E92 King's Indian
3. R Mamedov vs E Cordova  0-1702016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)A04 Reti Opening
4. J Xiong vs Zhou Jianchao  0-1442016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)A20 English
5. Zhou Jianchao vs D Swiercz  ½-½662016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)A28 English
6. E Cordova vs J Xiong  1-0212016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)A04 Reti Opening
7. J Xiong vs R Mamedov  ½-½332016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)A41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
8. D Swiercz vs E Cordova  1-0512016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)C00 French Defense
9. E Cordova vs Zhou Jianchao  ½-½382016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)A04 Reti Opening
10. D Swiercz vs J Xiong  ½-½292016Millionaire Chess (Blitz Tiebreaks)D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
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