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🏆 37th Biel International Chess Festival (2004)

Player: Alexander Morozevich

 page 1 of 1; 10 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Morozevich vs McShane 1-042200437th Biel International Chess FestivalB30 Sicilian
2. Morozevich vs Bacrot 1-031200437th Biel International Chess FestivalC77 Ruy Lopez
3. Sasikiran vs Morozevich ½-½49200437th Biel International Chess FestivalD18 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Dutch
4. Ponomariov vs Morozevich ½-½87200437th Biel International Chess FestivalA21 English
5. Morozevich vs Pelletier  ½-½24200437th Biel International Chess FestivalC10 French
6. McShane vs Morozevich  ½-½83200437th Biel International Chess FestivalA07 King's Indian Attack
7. Bacrot vs Morozevich 0-145200437th Biel International Chess FestivalC61 Ruy Lopez, Bird's Defense
8. Morozevich vs Sasikiran 1-035200437th Biel International Chess FestivalC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
9. Pelletier vs Morozevich 0-140200437th Biel International Chess FestivalC10 French
10. Morozevich vs Ponomariov ½-½41200437th Biel International Chess FestivalC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-30-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: What an impressive performance by Moro! Makes one wonder what could have been if he had been able to attend Libya.
Jul-30-04  chesscookie: sasikiran played well too, gave moro a run for his money
Jul-30-04  tanginamo: geez! that ponomariov guy seems to be overrated. no wonder he's not in Libya.
Jul-31-04  acirce: Both Moro and Pono could well have won Libya with that weak field.
Jul-31-04  jaime gallegos: Ponomariov did less than 50% of points being the former World Chess Champion ! Sasikirian did it well and McShane was a disaster
Aug-08-04  iron maiden: Bacrot seemed a little shaky too. I actually thought he might be able to win this thing and stake his claim as a definite super-GM.
Aug-08-04  PinkPanther: <jaime gallegos>
In all likelihood it had to do with his rustiness, because he hadn't played since October '03. And I don't know how to explain that game against McShane, he just committed blunder after blunder.

<iron maiden>
Bacrot is overrated, don't be surprised.

Aug-08-04  chesscookie: <PinkPanther> I agree, Bacrot is definitely overrated.
Aug-08-04  acirce: There may be reason to suspect he is overrated in some sense as most of the points he gained to reach 2700+ was due to his 11.0/11 performance against a rating average of 2463 in the French team championship, but on the other hand he did score 3.5/6 in Petrosian Memorial, the same as Kasparov and Anand, he did win the match against Sokolov etc. If he is overrated we will find out I guess.
Aug-08-04  PinkPanther: <acirce>
Bhahaha, Sokolov is overrated too. Don't forget about the complete meltdown he had at the Corus tournament. I think he only finished a half point or a point ahead of Timman.
Aug-08-04  ruylopez900: <jaimie> You have to remember that Pono is not really an ex-WC, just a winner of a FIDE Rapid KO WC tourney. The two are different.
May-03-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: I plan to play in this year's open section of the Biel tournament. That should be fun!
May-04-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: Biel 2005 has an interesting Lineup: Boris Gelfand, Andrei Volokitin, Hikaru Nakamura, Christian Bauer, Yannick Pelletier, Magnus Carlsen. Nakamura vs. Carlsen should be fun, I hope Magnus can give Naka a good pounding!
May-04-05  Maroczy: <cu8sfan> Good luck! I take it the Open is separate from the Big Guys?
Jun-03-06  suenteus po 147: There seems to be a game missing from this tournament. Where is the sixth round game between McShane and Morozevich?
Dec-16-10  minasina: Biel International Chess Festival (2003)
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Jun-03-15  zanzibar: <suenteus po 147> bless you, somebody cares.

Just found the missing game myself, and I was really hoping to find at least one comment here.

You da man!

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