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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, Nigel Short, David Howell, 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, Joseph G Gallagher, Pia Cramling, 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, Graham Bolt, Helen Milligan, 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 97  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. C McNab vs C G Ward  ½-½122004Gibraltar MastersA38 English, Symmetrical
2. C Seel vs A Kunte  ½-½292004Gibraltar MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
3. R Pogorelov vs Speelman  ½-½272004Gibraltar MastersA14 English
4. K Arakhamia-Grant vs P Motwani  ½-½322004Gibraltar MastersB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
5. J Emms vs Short  ½-½942004Gibraltar MastersC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
6. Hebden vs T Bakre  ½-½442004Gibraltar MastersA46 Queen's Pawn Game
7. M Al Sayed vs D Barua  ½-½402004Gibraltar MastersC11 French
8. S R Burns-Mannion vs A Bryn  ½-½452004Gibraltar MastersB27 Sicilian
9. J Shaw vs C Harstad  ½-½372004Gibraltar MastersC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
10. T Bakre vs C McNab  ½-½192004Gibraltar MastersB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. A Dunn vs R Pogorelov  ½-½412004Gibraltar MastersA04 Reti Opening
12. D Howell vs A Poluljahov  ½-½302004Gibraltar MastersB40 Sicilian
13. J Gallagher vs A Stefanova  ½-½162004Gibraltar MastersC78 Ruy Lopez
14. Chandler vs E Inarkiev  ½-½472004Gibraltar MastersB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
15. N Davies vs A I Kuzmin  ½-½252004Gibraltar MastersE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
16. S Del Rio Angelis vs S Sulskis  ½-½262004Gibraltar MastersC41 Philidor Defense
17. J M Bellon Lopez vs B Lalic  ½-½152004Gibraltar MastersD52 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. B Vuckovic vs A Dreev  ½-½652004Gibraltar MastersB61 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer, Larsen Variation, 7.Qd2
19. N Mohota vs Z Naciri  ½-½442004Gibraltar MastersD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
20. I White vs N Speck  ½-½622004Gibraltar MastersB30 Sicilian
21. S Sulskis vs Chandler  ½-½512004Gibraltar MastersB10 Caro-Kann
22. Ganguly vs S Chanda  ½-½472004Gibraltar MastersC41 Philidor Defense
23. A Dreev vs A Kunte  ½-½202004Gibraltar MastersE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
24. B Lalic vs Short ½-½142004Gibraltar MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. A Stefanova vs D Barua  ½-½402004Gibraltar MastersE10 Queen's Pawn Game
 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 97  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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