chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

🏆
TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Sigeman & Co Tournament

Tiger Hillarp Persson7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Daniel Stellwagen6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Lars Bo Hansen6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Ralf Akesson5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Jan Timman5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Evgenij Romanovich Agrest4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Vasilios Kotronias3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Kjetil A Lie3/9(+2 -5 =2)[games]
Axel Smith2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Lajos Portisch2/9(+0 -5 =4)[games]
*

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Sigeman & Co (2008)

The 16th Sigeman & Co tournament was a 10-player round robin played at the Hipp Theater in Malmö, Sweden 22-30 April 2008. Rounds 1-8 at 2 pm, Round 9 at noon local time. Time controls: 2 hours for the first 40 moves, then 1 more hour for the next 20 moves, then 30 more minutes to the end of the game. Chief organizer: Limhamn Chess Club. Chief arbiter: IA Johan Berntsen. Tournament category: XII (2539). The Swede Tiger Hillarp Persson won with 7.5/9.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Persson 2491 * ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 7½ 2 Stellwagen 2621 ½ * ½ 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 6½ 3 Hansen 2563 ½ ½ * 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 6 4 Åkesson 2466 0 1 0 * ½ ½ 1 0 1 1 5 5 Timman 2565 0 0 0 ½ * ½ 1 1 1 1 5 6 Agrest 2567 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 1 4½ 7 Kotronias 2611 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ * 0 ½ ½ 3 8 Lie 2558 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 1 * 0 ½ 3 9 Smith 2428 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 * ½ 2½ 10 Portisch 2523 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * 2

Chessdiagonals: http://www.chessdiagonals.ch/402840...
Official site: http://www.tepesigemanchess.com/pre...
ChessBase: https://es.chessbase.com/post/tiger...
Chessdom: http://reports.chessdom.com/sigeman...
TWIC: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
FICS: https://www.freechess.org/Events/Re...
FIDE: https://ratings.fide.com/tournament...
Chess Daily News: http://web.chessdailynews.com/2008-...
Tidskrift för Schack, 4/2008, pp. 4-27: https://www.schack.se/tfsarkiv/hist...

Previous: Sigeman & Co (2007). Next: Sigeman & Co (2009)

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. R Akesson vs Kotronias  1-0452008Sigeman & CoE92 King's Indian
2. Stellwagen vs Agrest  1-0812008Sigeman & CoB12 Caro-Kann Defense
3. T Hillarp Persson vs Agrest 1-0392008Sigeman & CoB42 Sicilian, Kan
4. Agrest vs Axel Smith  1-0432008Sigeman & CoD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. T Hillarp Persson vs Axel Smith 1-0432008Sigeman & CoA00 Uncommon Opening
6. L B Hansen vs R Akesson  1-0612008Sigeman & CoD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Timman vs K Lie  1-0352008Sigeman & CoB27 Sicilian
8. Agrest vs Portisch  1-0362008Sigeman & CoD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. Stellwagen vs Timman  1-0352008Sigeman & CoC18 French, Winawer
10. Timman vs Kotronias  1-0462008Sigeman & CoB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
11. T Hillarp Persson vs Portisch 1-0272008Sigeman & CoE54 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
May-07-08  Troller: Tiger is one of the more unstable GMs. Here he was on top of his game and won convincingly.

Lars Bo Hansen is the contrast, always playing solidly and often achieving a small plus score. Here he delivers "as usual". Not surprisingly, he has been a very valuable team player for the Danish national team on many occasions.

Stellwagen came as the favourite and 6.5 pts is of course fully acceptable, but he probably wouldn't have counted on trailing by a full point with this score before the tournament.

May-07-08  inthestepsofTal: Troller: absolutely. When Tiger is out of form, he can loose to almost anyone, but in form, he can beat anyone. Real class in his game against Agrest from the Swedish champion. He definitely is the most interesting swedish player to watch, compared to for example Ralf Åkesson, whos behaviour is more fun to watch than his games
May-08-08  Knight13: A 2400 took first place. Looks like you don't need explosives to blow up cities sometimes, huh.
May-16-08  wallytherhino: Tiger Hillarp Persson sure is a fierce player. Dare I say it "fierce as a Tiger".
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is totally anonymous, and 100% free—plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any gratuitous name-calling of any members—including Admin and Owners—or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific tournament and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
Spot an error? Please suggest your correction and help us eliminate database mistakes!


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us


Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC