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🏆 Gibraltar Masters (2004)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Pentala Harikrishna, Ernesto Inarkiev, David Howell, Nigel Short, Aleksey Dreev, Vladimir Viktorovich Epishin, Surya Shekhar Ganguly, Sandipan Chanda, Jonathan Speelman, Nigel Rodney Davies, Bojan Vuckovic, Murray Chandler, Jonathan Rowson, Sarunas Sulskis, Bogdan Lalic, Alexei Igorevich Kuzmin, Mark Hebden, Abhijit Kunte, Salvador Gabriel Del Rio Angelis, Antoaneta Stefanova, Pia Cramling, Joseph G Gallagher, Peter K Wells, John M Emms, Aleksandr Poluljahov, Tejas Bakre, Christopher G Ward, Mohamad Naser Al Sayed, Dibyendu Barua, Paul Motwani, Juan Manuel Bellon Lopez, Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant, Christian Seel, John K Shaw, Sergei Aslanovich Beshukov, Mathias Womacka, Mohamed Tissir, Colin McNab, Ruslan Pogorelov, Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi, Till Wippermann, Tatjana Petrovna Vasilevich, Jovanka Houska, Daniel Contin, Nisha Mohota, Nicholas Speck, Kruttika Nadig, Ghate Swathi, Stephen Richard Burns-Mannion, Andrew J Muir, Meenakshi Subbaraman, Timothy J Upton, Tarik Rrhioua, Oystein Boyum Fossum, Francisco Javier Garcia Jimenez, Mohamed-Mehdi Aithmidou, Odin Blikra Vea, George E O'Toole, Zouhir Naciri, Peter A Williams, Andrew Dunn, Paul Roberts, Enrique Osuna Vega, Abdelaziz Fellousi, Arne Hagesaether, Emil Doving Agdestein, Carlos Guerrero Fuentes, Ian Graham White, Helen Milligan, Graham Bolt, Christian Harstad, Thomas Heyl, Lars Eckhardt, John F Farrell, Askild Bryn, Jose Antonio Rios Gonzalez, Francisco Carame Gonzalez, Melvin J Young, Yasser Tello, Erik Eliassen, Manuel Matto, Laila A Elamri, Millan Gonzalez Amaya, Ignacio Diaz, Jesus Andrades

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 86  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. T Wippermann vs Chandler  0-1482004Gibraltar MastersB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. D Contin vs J Gallagher  0-1352004Gibraltar MastersA22 English
3. N Mohota vs N Davies  0-1622004Gibraltar MastersE49 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System
4. O B Vea vs D Howell 0-1502004Gibraltar MastersC29 Vienna Gambit
5. G O'Toole vs S Meenakshi  0-1492004Gibraltar MastersB06 Robatsch
6. A Poluljahov vs J M Bellon Lopez  0-1562004Gibraltar MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
7. S Meenakshi vs Hebden  0-1432004Gibraltar MastersE60 King's Indian Defense
8. Z Naciri vs M Al Sayed  0-1642004Gibraltar MastersE92 King's Indian
9. G Swathi vs J Emms  0-1352004Gibraltar MastersB83 Sicilian
10. T Heyl vs D Contin 0-1382004Gibraltar MastersA47 Queen's Indian
11. M Gonzalez Amaya vs T Wippermann 0-1422004Gibraltar MastersB78 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long
12. J Andrades vs N Mohota  0-1382004Gibraltar MastersB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
13. S Vijayalakshmi vs S Chanda  0-1332004Gibraltar MastersC41 Philidor Defense
14. P K Wells vs Ganguly  0-1332004Gibraltar MastersA04 Reti Opening
15. A Bryn vs J Shaw  0-1532004Gibraltar MastersA20 English
16. L Elamri vs S Meenakshi  0-1382004Gibraltar MastersB33 Sicilian
17. M M Aithmidou vs J Houska  0-1422004Gibraltar MastersB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
18. E Eliassen vs M Tissir  0-1532004Gibraltar MastersB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
19. A Hagesaether vs T Bakre  0-1482004Gibraltar MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
20. H Milligan vs M Womacka  0-1312004Gibraltar MastersB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
21. J A Rios Gonzalez vs S Vijayalakshmi  0-1402004Gibraltar MastersC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
22. M Al Sayed vs P Motwani  0-1312004Gibraltar MastersB06 Robatsch
23. C Harstad vs P Cramling  0-1362004Gibraltar MastersD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
24. T Upton vs P K Wells  0-1352004Gibraltar MastersB58 Sicilian
25. J M Bellon Lopez vs J Gallagher  0-1472004Gibraltar MastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 86  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 playchess.com 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.

Feb-07-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  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: http://www.chessville.com/ The "Instruction" drop down has some good advice.

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

Feb-08-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  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>
Ummm...how 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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