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GRENKE Chess Open Tournament

Vincent Keymer8/9(+7 -0 =2)[games]
Anton Korobov7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Dmitry Gordievsky7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Alexey Shirov7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Maxime Lagarde7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Falko Bindrich7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Daniel Sadzikowski7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Burak Firat7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Gergely Antal7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Alessio Valsecchi7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Dmitry Andreikin7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Jaime Santos Latasa7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Dmitrij Kollars7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Eyal Grinberg7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Wang Hao7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Andreas Heimann7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Vadim Malakhatko7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Konstantin Yuryevich Landa7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Etienne Bacrot7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Jonas Lampert7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Christopher Noe7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Michael Fedorovsky7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Alberto David7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
Vladimir Burmakin7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Victor Markovich Mikhalevski7/9(+7 -2 =0)[games]
Fabian Baenziger7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Richard Rapport6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Borya Ider6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Hagen Poetsch6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
* (258 players total; 229 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
GRENKE Chess Open (2018)

Played in the Kongresszentrum of Karlsruhe, Germany 29 March - 2 April 2018. Official site: Report by Peter Doggers (with photos): The 13-year-old Vincent Keymer won with 8/9, after beating Richard Rapport in the last round. Keymer thereby qualified for participation in GRENKE Chess Classic (2019).

Previous event: GRENKE Chess Open (2017). See also GRENKE Chess Classic (2018).

 page 2 of 16; games 26-50 of 383  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
26. Shirov vs Maurice Gulatz 1-0242018GRENKE Chess OpenD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
27. P Klings vs A Korobov  0-1282018GRENKE Chess OpenA15 English
28. Van Wely vs C Quaranta  1-0202018GRENKE Chess OpenA13 English
29. Pascal Karsay vs Kasimdzhanov  1-0272018GRENKE Chess OpenB15 Caro-Kann
30. D Andreikin vs Elijah Everett  1-0352018GRENKE Chess OpenB53 Sicilian
31. Johannes Bathray vs Wang Hao  ½-½412018GRENKE Chess OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
32. S Martin vs Bacrot  0-1542018GRENKE Chess OpenE15 Queen's Indian
33. D Gordievsky vs S Spiegel  1-0652018GRENKE Chess OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
34. Z Kozul vs G Heinatz  1-0352018GRENKE Chess OpenE91 King's Indian
35. Roman Korba vs Landa  0-1252018GRENKE Chess OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
36. V Kunin vs Sven Horn  1-0602018GRENKE Chess OpenD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
37. Tom van De Perre vs J Moussard  0-1632018GRENKE Chess OpenB06 Robatsch
38. D Sadzikowski vs I Paquico Rodriguez  1-0622018GRENKE Chess OpenA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
39. Alexander Gress vs M Lagarde  0-1292018GRENKE Chess OpenB32 Sicilian
40. R Buhmann vs David Wendler  1-0422018GRENKE Chess OpenA57 Benko Gambit
41. Lukas Pfatteicher vs V Bernadskiy  0-1362018GRENKE Chess OpenE95 King's Indian, Orthodox, 7...Nbd7, 8.Re1
42. A Sumets vs Vladimir Schulz  1-0302018GRENKE Chess OpenA58 Benko Gambit
43. Ruben Gideon Koellner vs F Bindrich  0-1362018GRENKE Chess OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
44. G Papp vs G Barrenechea Bahamonde  1-0352018GRENKE Chess OpenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
45. A Sumets vs M Lokander  ½-½312018GRENKE Chess OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
46. Emil Schmidek vs V Bernadskiy 0-1432018GRENKE Chess OpenB04 Alekhine's Defense, Modern
47. R Buhmann vs I Farago  1-0382018GRENKE Chess OpenC19 French, Winawer, Advance
48. L Winterberg vs M Lagarde  0-1312018GRENKE Chess OpenA80 Dutch
49. D Sadzikowski vs N Ondersteijn  1-0402018GRENKE Chess OpenB36 Sicilian, Accelerated Fianchetto
50. M Kekelidze vs A Heimann 1-0752018GRENKE Chess OpenD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
 page 2 of 16; games 26-50 of 383  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: First!

Don't click the pocal, the winner is not there yet because three of his games are missing and the standings is not edited.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Sally Simpson: It looks like Vincent Keymer was not on the electronic boards for three games.

Rd1. White v Thomas Maedler (2087) 1-0

Rd2. Black v Philipp Humburg (2204) 0-1

Rd4. Black v Pascal Karsay (2148) 0-1

He was ranked 99th at the start of the event.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Keymer's 3 missing games still not available?
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Tabanus: Keymer's 3 missing games still not available?> Megabase 2018 incl. update 44 has only the 6 games that are already in here. (These six games have been cb-annotated here:

Games of rounds 1,2 and 4 are missing...

r1 board 98
Keymer vs Thomas Maedler (494th seeded) | 1:0

r2 board 86
Philipp Humburg (318th seeded) vs Keymer | 0:1

r4 board 67
Pascal Karsay (399th seeded) vs Keymer | 0:1

Keymer was 99th seeded.

My guess is that these lower board games have not been DGT-recorded.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: <whiteshark> Thanks!

Maybe some Karlsruhan will send in the games some day. In the meantime, I'm not sure whether the standings should be edited or not.

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Now you can click the Pocal! Note to new management: I'd like to see [<6> games] behind Keymer, etc. for all players.

Two wrong game results were found, slips sent!

Premium Chessgames Member
  morfishine: <Tabanus> FWIW: I stand beside you against any and all idiots who dare attack you here at <CG>, I wanted you to know that

best always, morf


Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: Thanks <morf> :) I'll do my best not to delete a bio again, without replacing it with a new one.

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