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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, Mathias Womacka, Sergei Aslanovich Beshukov, Colin McNab, Mohamed Tissir, 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, Jesus Andrades, Ignacio Diaz

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 120  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. P K Wells vs Epishin  1-0392004Gibraltar MastersD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. B Vuckovic vs J Houska 1-0302004Gibraltar MastersB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
3. S Chanda vs T Vasilevich 1-0552004Gibraltar MastersB42 Sicilian, Kan
4. Ganguly vs M Tissir  1-0472004Gibraltar MastersB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
5. S Vijayalakshmi vs J Rowson  1-0472004Gibraltar MastersB30 Sicilian
6. B Lalic vs N Speck 1-0312004Gibraltar MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. S Del Rio Angelis vs S R Burns-Mannion  1-0812004Gibraltar MastersC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. A Muir vs E D Agdestein  1-0432004Gibraltar MastersD09 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit, 5.g3
9. A I Kuzmin vs M Womacka  1-0522004Gibraltar MastersA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
10. S Sulskis vs J Shaw  1-0452004Gibraltar MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
11. E Inarkiev vs P Cramling  1-0382004Gibraltar MastersB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. A Stefanova vs Harikrishna 1-0462004Gibraltar MastersD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
13. A Dreev vs Beshukov  1-0532004Gibraltar MastersD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. C Seel vs K Arakhamia-Grant  1-0552004Gibraltar MastersE92 King's Indian
15. J Houska vs M Young 1-0222004Gibraltar MastersB01 Scandinavian
16. Beshukov vs L Elamri  1-0312004Gibraltar MastersC24 Bishop's Opening
17. P Motwani vs T Rrhioua 1-0232004Gibraltar MastersC00 French Defense
18. P Cramling vs E Osuna Vega  1-0282004Gibraltar MastersA55 Old Indian, Main line
19. M Womacka vs L Eckhardt  1-0282004Gibraltar MastersB33 Sicilian
20. M Tissir vs P A Williams  1-0392004Gibraltar MastersB25 Sicilian, Closed
21. T Vasilevich vs O B Vea  1-0392004Gibraltar MastersA89 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with Nc6
22. N Speck vs E D Agdestein 1-0402004Gibraltar MastersD08 Queen's Gambit Declined, Albin Counter Gambit
23. Epishin vs T Upton  1-0312004Gibraltar MastersD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
24. C G Ward vs I White  1-0252004Gibraltar MastersD70 Neo-Grunfeld Defense
25. J Rowson vs J A Rios Gonzalez 1-0302004Gibraltar MastersE81 King's Indian, Samisch
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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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