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Gibraltar Masters Tournament

Nigel Short8/10(+6 -0 =4)[games]
Surya Shekhar Ganguly7.5/10(+6 -1 =3)[games]
Peter K Wells7/10(+5 -1 =4)[games]
Vladimir Viktorovich Epishin7/10(+5 -1 =4)[games]
Pentala Harikrishna7/10(+6 -2 =2)[games]
Murray Chandler6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Paul Motwani6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
John M Emms6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Sandipan Chanda6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Tejas Bakre6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Bojan Vuckovic6.5/10(+4 -1 =5)[games]
Mohamad Naser Al Sayed6.5/10(+5 -2 =3)[games]
Alexei Igorevich Kuzmin6.5/10(+5 -2 =3)[games]
Salvador Gabriel Del Rio Angelis6.5/10(+5 -2 =3)[games]
Ernesto Inarkiev6/10(+4 -2 =4)[games]
Joseph G Gallagher6/10(+4 -2 =4)[games]
Sarunas Sulskis6/10(+3 -1 =6)[games]
Colin McNab6/10(+3 -1 =6)[games]
Pia Cramling6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Aleksey Dreev6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Bogdan Lalic6/10(+2 -0 =8)[games]
Jonathan Speelman6/10(+3 -1 =6)[games]
Abhijit Kunte6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Antoaneta Stefanova5.5/10(+3 -2 =5)[games]
Daniel Contin5.5/10(+5 -4 =1)[games]
Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez5.5/10(+4 -3 =3)[games]
Mark Hebden5.5/10(+4 -3 =3)[games]
Andrew J Muir5.5/10(+5 -4 =1)[games]
Dibyendu Barua5.5/10(+3 -2 =5)[games]
(85 players total; 56 players not shown. Click here for longer list.)

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 303  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B Lalic vs N Speck 1-0312004Gibraltar MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. Ganguly vs M Tissir  1-0472004Gibraltar MastersB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
3. A Poluljahov vs J M Bellon Lopez  0-1562004Gibraltar MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
4. K Arakhamia-Grant vs P Motwani  ½-½322004Gibraltar MastersB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. D Contin vs J Gallagher  0-1352004Gibraltar MastersA22 English
6. S Chanda vs T Vasilevich 1-0552004Gibraltar MastersB42 Sicilian, Kan
7. T Wippermann vs Chandler  0-1482004Gibraltar MastersB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. B Vuckovic vs J Houska 1-0302004Gibraltar MastersB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
9. G O'Toole vs S Meenakshi  0-1492004Gibraltar MastersB06 Robatsch
10. N Mohota vs N Davies  0-1622004Gibraltar MastersE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
11. S Del Rio Angelis vs S R Burns-Mannion  1-0812004Gibraltar MastersC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
12. C Seel vs A Kunte  ½-½292004Gibraltar MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
13. S Vijayalakshmi vs J Rowson  1-0472004Gibraltar MastersB30 Sicilian
14. O B Vea vs D Howell 0-1502004Gibraltar MastersC29 Vienna Gambit
15. P K Wells vs Epishin  1-0392004Gibraltar MastersD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. C McNab vs C G Ward  ½-½122004Gibraltar MastersA38 English, Symmetrical
17. E Inarkiev vs P Cramling  1-0382004Gibraltar MastersB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
18. A Stefanova vs Harikrishna 1-0462004Gibraltar MastersD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
19. S Sulskis vs J Shaw  1-0452004Gibraltar MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
20. A I Kuzmin vs M Womacka  1-0522004Gibraltar MastersA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
21. R Pogorelov vs Speelman  ½-½272004Gibraltar MastersA14 English
22. M Al Sayed vs D Barua  ½-½402004Gibraltar MastersC11 French
23. Hebden vs T Bakre  ½-½442004Gibraltar MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
24. J Emms vs Short  ½-½942004Gibraltar MastersC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
25. A Dreev vs Beshukov  1-0532004Gibraltar MastersD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 303  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-07-04  Helloween: Another excellent showing by the chap. I appreciate his style of play, although his tendency to overlook good opportunites for himself in positions has risen since his WC challenger days. He still plays a very extremely tricky and fighting game to the end. I've seen him swindle a win with a Rook and 2 pawn vs. Bishop, Knight and 4 pawn ending on in 3+2 minute blitz!

He may be an equally strong annotator/writer. He is a straight-shooter with a strong vocabulary and diction skills. I greatly enjoy his columns.

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  Benzol: <Helloween> Forgive me for my ignorance but whom are you talking about?
Feb-07-04  matein8: <Benzol> Lol, I believe he's referring to the winner of the tourney, ND Short.

BTW, I found a website of chess advice that you can show the potential coaches of the Auckland chess club: The "Instruction" drop down has some good advice.

Here's a link to the website of this tourney: http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.c...

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  Benzol: <matein8> Thanks for this one mate. I'll take me awhile to look through this interesting site.
Feb-09-04  armtwister: Good that good old Shorty has started playing the main lines again!! ,especially the English Attack which he popularised in the 80's.He's back!!
Feb-10-04  Taidanii: No doubt about it. Nigel certainly tore this one up.
Feb-26-04  alfredazzopardi: I am indeed very pleased that I have been registered with your extremely informative and excellent page. Well Done!!! I will definitely become more accustomed with the contents of the site and hope to contribute in a very small way to the already polished contributions. Comgratulations. Regards from Malta.
Feb-26-04  Larsker: <azzopardi> Yea, the contributions are very polished on this site - especially today ;-)
Feb-26-04  PinkPanther: <Helloween> could he swindle that endgame that you were talking about? R+2P against NB+4P is a win for the player with the Knight, Bishop, and 4 pawns. So if he did indeed lose with the Rook and 2 pawns, then it was probably only because he was supposed to.

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