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🏆 13th Amber Rapid (2004)

Player: Boris Gelfand

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Gelfand vs Kramnik  0-160200413th Amber RapidE12 Queen's Indian
2. Shirov vs Gelfand 1-028200413th Amber RapidB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. Gelfand vs Ivanchuk  0-147200413th Amber RapidA15 English
4. Gelfand vs Leko  ½-½20200413th Amber RapidE15 Queen's Indian
5. Morozevich vs Gelfand  0-143200413th Amber RapidA22 English
6. Svidler vs Gelfand  1-053200413th Amber RapidC48 Four Knights
7. Gelfand vs Topalov  1-046200413th Amber RapidA04 Reti Opening
8. Bareev vs Gelfand  ½-½43200413th Amber RapidA15 English
9. Gelfand vs F Vallejo Pons  1-041200413th Amber RapidD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Van Wely vs Gelfand  0-164200413th Amber RapidE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
11. Gelfand vs Anand  ½-½29200413th Amber RapidE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-31-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessgames.com: We now have the games (so far) at the
Blindfold/Rapid Amber tournament in Monaco. We'll be posting new games as they become available.

Above are only the rapid games; also see:
13th Amber Blindfold (2004)

Mar-31-04  Taidanii: I'm very pleased to see Anand at the top of this tournament as well.
Mar-31-04  ruylopez900: Here's to Anand defending his "title" as Rapid Champion!
Apr-01-04  alfredazzopardi: I am certainly not a 'rapid' chess player and it is quite astonishing to realise that a player of the caliber of Anand is indeed the leading rapid player of the world. He deserves it and it is a joy to go thru his games. I am sure he is the admiration of a lot of chess players in the whole world.
Apr-01-04  ruylopez900: Isn't Anand nicknamed "the Lightning Kid" or something similar?
Apr-01-04  square dance: looks like kramnik and moro tied for first. is there any tie-breaker? poor vallejo only scored 3.5/22!
Apr-01-04  itamar01: this is my best site of study of chess, congratulations for all!!
Apr-02-04  jpunzal: Yes, Anand was nicknamed the lightning kid because he normally doesn't consume much of his time during tournaments. I would like to see Anand and Kasparov play in a rapid competition.
Apr-03-04  refutor: vallejo pons last in the blindfold and rapid sections...he scored more points in linares than here (21st Linares (2004)/Francisco Vallejo Pons) ...maybe it's time to mix up linares a little bit ;)
Jul-10-06  iCatcher: i want to beat everyone here!

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