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🏆 8th Dubai Open (2006)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Wesley So, Gabriel Sargissian, Evgenij Miroshnichenko, Eltaj Safarli, A R Saleh Salem, Sergey A Fedorchuk, Tigran L Petrosian, Parimarjan Negi, Abhijeet Gupta, Giorgi Kacheishvili, Zviad Izoria, Sethuraman P Sethuraman, Darmen Sadvakasov, Ahmed Adly, Daniel Stellwagen, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami, Levan Pantsulaia, Merab Gagunashvili, Tamaz Gelashvili, Ashot Anastasian, Pavel Kotsur, Zurab Sturua, Babu M R Lalith, Farid Abbasov, Valeriy Neverov, Sergei Krivoshey, Kannappan Priyadharshan, Ulvi Bajarani, Srinath Narayanan, Pouria Darini, Mesgen Amanov, Rashad Babaev, Shojaat Ghane, Sergey Kayumov, Handszar Odeev, Fouad El Taher, Homayoon Toufighi, Faruk Bistric, Ramachandran Ramesh, Swayangsu Satyapragyan, Prasanna Raghuram Rao, Oleg Anatolie Kulicov, Sergey Simonenko, Srdjan Sale, Ishaq Saeed, Mohsen Sharbaf, Husein Aziz Nezad, Ramnath Bhuvanesh, Yoshiharu Habu, Moussa Taleb, Sunil Mokal Prathamesh, Suhrab Semiev, Vishal Sareen, Saad Abdullah Sarsam, Khosla Shiven, Erik Teichmann, Kruttika Nadig, Amohammad M Soozankar, Abdul Hameed El Arousy, Mariya Sergeyeva, Atousa Pourkashiyan, A Moussa Othman, Ilgar Bajarani, Sai Srinivas Dasari, Bernd Baum, Maher Himdan, Lara Stock, Jasem Al-Huwar, Abdo Somoff, Firuza Velikhanli, Aarthie Ramaswamy, Dusan Stojic, Bjoern Bente, Al Qasem Mohannad, Gurpreet Pal Singh, Govind Ballabh Joshi, M Sadatnajafi, Antonio Molina, O T Anilkumar, P Doostkam, Majeed Mohamad Abdul, Stefan Schmid, Hossein Aryanejad, Shadi Paridar, Shayesteh Ghader Pour, Vlasta Macek, Ayyad Husain Abdulgalil Saleh, Robin Stellwagen, Chaitanya N Vaidya, Majumdar Soumitra, Ghanem Al-Sulaiti, Arman Monir, M Ayyad Maher, Jawad Ihsan, Mona Salman Mahini, Alexandra Grishina, Mohamed Saud, Majid Laabi Chian, Javad Lavasani, Shirin Navabi plus 12 more players.

 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 310  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Z Izoria vs M Sadatnajafi 1-04020068th Dubai OpenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
2. A Molina vs Sadvakasov  0-12420068th Dubai OpenE46 Nimzo-Indian
3. G Sargissian vs S Paridar  1-03420068th Dubai OpenD34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
4. M Soumitra vs L Pantsulaia  0-14120068th Dubai OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
5. Miroshnichenko vs B Baum 1-02320068th Dubai OpenA41 Queen's Pawn Game (with ...d6)
6. L Stock vs G Kacheishvili  0-13620068th Dubai OpenB71 Sicilian, Dragon, Levenfish Variation
7. E Ghaem Maghami vs P Darini 1-03820068th Dubai OpenA30 English, Symmetrical
8. P Doostkam vs Fedorchuk 0-14220068th Dubai OpenA28 English
9. T Gelashvili vs J Ihsan  1-03420068th Dubai OpenB20 Sicilian
10. S Narayanan vs V Neverov  ½-½6220068th Dubai OpenB42 Sicilian, Kan
11. T L Petrosian vs M Salman Mahini 1-02920068th Dubai OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. A Qasem Mohannad vs P Kotsur 0-13320068th Dubai OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
13. M Gagunashvili vs Majid Laabi Chian  1-04820068th Dubai OpenE34 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation
14. S Ghader Pour vs A Anastasian  ½-½5720068th Dubai OpenB50 Sicilian
15. S Krivoshey vs G Al Sulaiti  1-03520068th Dubai OpenD63 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense
16. K Priyadharshan vs Z Sturua  0-15520068th Dubai OpenA04 Reti Opening
17. R Ramesh vs I Saeed  1-02620068th Dubai OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
18. F Alsharhan vs H Odeev  0-14420068th Dubai OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
19. R Babaev vs A R Saleh Salem  1-07120068th Dubai OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
20. F Abbasov vs A Monir  1-03020068th Dubai OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
21. A S Marcial vs A Adly  0-14720068th Dubai OpenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
22. S Sale vs Lahiri Shantanu  1-02920068th Dubai OpenC00 French Defense
23. Kasib Laith vs M Taleb  ½-½1820068th Dubai OpenE17 Queen's Indian
24. A Gupta vs Obay Ali  1-04420068th Dubai OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. D Baltazar vs Negi 1-06420068th Dubai OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
 page 1 of 13; games 1-25 of 310  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-29-06  JordanKwiatek: First?!!!!??! (is that how ya do it? :0)
Apr-29-06  syracrophy: Second :), I hope this tournament to be interesting! I need more games for my collections, indeed :-P
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: Hey, there are two Swayangsu Satyapragyan playing in this tournament.
Apr-29-06  ARMENIA: Good luck to all...

God Bless Armenia

Apr-29-06  gmchoy: Goodluck to Filipino wiz kid Wesley So!
Apr-29-06  PhilFeeley: Is this the one that Wang Hao won last year? Where are the Chinese players this year?
Apr-29-06  ahmadov: <PhilFeeley><Is this the one that Wang Hao won last year?> Yes, it is. Instead of Chinese players, they have invited a Japanese player this time ;).
Apr-29-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Round 7 - Leaders - Fedorchuk, Sargissian and Petrosian - 6 points

Apr-29-06  ahmadov: <BIDMONFA> Sometimes, I have a feeling that you are not a human, but a machine ;).
Apr-29-06  thundershock2k: woot! i used to live in dubai 3 years ago
but it was only after i got here to canada that i got caught up in chess is that some sort of irony
Apr-29-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Ahmadov - but a machine, because?

Apr-29-06  alexapple: <PhilFeeley>,As far as I know, the Chinese players are all preparing for the coming Olympiad and national sports games(of all non-olympiad sports) and their 2nd national chess league.
Apr-30-06  Priyadharshan: hi a tournament with rated players above 135 in 150 paticipants.
Apr-30-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Round 8 - Leaders - Fedorchuk, Sargissian and Petrosian - 6'5 points

May-02-06  BIDMONFA: 8th Dubai Open (2006)

Final Standings
Champions - Sergey A. Fedorchuk, Gabriel Sargissian and Tigran L. Petrosian - 7 points
General Information

May-06-06  EmperorAtahualpa: I see there's a three-way tie for first place. Did any player win on tie-breaks perhaps?
May-10-06  percyblakeney: <Did any player win on tie-breaks perhaps?>


Impressive result by young Eltaj Safarli (b. 1992), ½ point from first place.

May-10-06  percyblakeney: Final ranking with rating changes:

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