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🏆 Corus Group B (2007)

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Played in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands 13-28 January 2007. Crosstable ( ... [more]

Player: Erwin L'Ami

 page 1 of 1; 13 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bu Xiangzhi vs L'Ami 1-0382007Corus Group BB10 Caro-Kann
2. L'Ami vs S Atalik  ½-½332007Corus Group BE80 King's Indian, Samisch Variation
3. J Werle vs L'Ami  1-0412007Corus Group BD17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. L'Ami vs Bologan ½-½1122007Corus Group BB07 Pirc
5. Stellwagen vs L'Ami  ½-½482007Corus Group BC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
6. Jakovenko vs L'Ami 0-1472007Corus Group BB13 Caro-Kann, Exchange
7. L'Ami vs J Smeets 1-0482007Corus Group BD47 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
8. M Vachier-Lagrave vs L'Ami 1-0312007Corus Group BC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
9. L'Ami vs Eljanov  1-0512007Corus Group BE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
10. T Kosintseva vs L'Ami  0-1682007Corus Group BC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
11. L'Ami vs V Georgiev  1-0582007Corus Group BD49 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
12. Nijboer vs L'Ami  ½-½542007Corus Group BC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
13. L'Ami vs G Sargissian  ½-½412007Corus Group BD38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Jan-26-07  PaulKeres: Vachier_Lagrave - Eljanov is an rather old opening, Giuoco Piano, Moller (c3). Could be interesting if he has anything new... I always feel very comfortable with it myself as black ...
Jan-26-07  Karpova: Vachier-Lagrave -Eljanov 0-1
Jan-26-07  sitzkrieg: im listening PK. dont cry no longer)
Jan-26-07  Theologue: Down the exchange at move 40, Bologan's in the fight for his life.

Bologan-Sargissian:


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Jan-26-07  dehanne: What a blunder by Vachier-Lagrave. Unbelievable.

And what the heck was Spoelman's Qg5??

Jan-26-07  slomarko: Vachier's position was already lost at that time.
Jan-26-07  Mameluk: Tomorrow is the Jakovenko-Eljanov clash, even if playing Kosintseva in the last round may well be the sign Eljanov will succeed in this tournament.
Jan-26-07  bob000: Wow a 7 way tie for second.
Jan-27-07  Karpova: Final position in Atalik-Werle


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.Bd3 draw agreed

Jan-27-07  Mameluk: So as expected, the tournament will be decided by T. Kosintseva.
Jan-28-07  WarmasterKron: I think Tatiana is lost. Eljanov has two connected passed rook pawns in a R+B vs. R+N endgame.
Jan-28-07  suenteus po 147: Eljanov wins clear first and has an automatic pass to Corus A next year.
Jan-28-07  PaulKeres: Bologon - Atalik is still going (17.26 GMT), looks to me as though Atalik might win it, which would be great for him ... Its currently live at 58. Rc1, but can't Atalik just play 58...d1=Q /?
Jan-28-07  PaulKeres: Interesting, its now 60...Kd2, and into final time control, 30 minutes added to each to finish the game. I like Atalik, because he always seems to get into long games, and fights and fights and fights on and on!!
Jan-28-07  Karpova: Bologan-Atalik 1/2
Jan-28-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  laskereshevsky: HELLO FOLKS

will you excuse my little vanity,
cause i want proudly say i solved all the (12) problems on the Afek's challenge, posted in the corus chess 2007 site.....of course without any help by th computer.

Jan-29-07  PaulKeres: <laskereshevsky>, well done.
Jan-29-07  VishyFan: <Rating Updates>
<Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating>

Jakovenko 2691 -2.0 2689
Eljanov 2675 +11.1 2686
Bologan 2658 -6.0 2652
Sargissian 2658 +4.0 2662
Bu Xiangzhi 2644 +6.8 2651
Nijboer 2638 -17.1 2621
L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604
Atalik 2586 -17.3 2569
Stellwagen 2585 +7.7 2593
Vachier-Lagrave 2573 +20.3 2593
Werle 2566 -13.3 2553
Smeets 2538 +6.8 2545
Georgiev 2525 -10.7 2514
T Kosintseva 2474 -1.5 2472

Jan-29-07
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  laskereshevsky:
<PaulKeres:> THANKS
Jan-29-07  sapfy: <VishyFan: L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604> +11.2
Jan-30-07  VishyFan: <sapfy: <VishyFan: L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604> +11.2> you might be using the calculator on the FIDE site, that is outdated....
Jan-30-07  sapfy: <VishyFan: <sapfy: <VishyFan: L’Ami 2594 +9.8 2604> +11.2> you might be using the calculator on the FIDE site, that is outdated....>

No. If the sum of your rating changes do not add up to 0, you've got it wrong. Also, the fact that you get an error on the seventh row in all three of your calculations suggests to me that you're simply missing a cell in a range somewhere, as I assume you're using a spreadsheet.

Jan-31-07  VishyFan: <sapfy> my mistake, i apologize....
Jan-31-07  VishyFan: <Updated Rating Updates> <Name===Curr Rating===ELO ===New Rating> Jakovenko 2691 -2.0 2689
Eljanov 2675 +11.1 2686
Bologan 2658 -6.0 2652
Sargissian 2658 +4.0 2662
Bu Xiangzhi 2644 +6.8 2651
Nijboer 2638 -17.1 2621
L’Ami 2594 +11.2 2605
Atalik 2586 -17.3 2569
Stellwagen 2585 +7.7 2593
Vachier-Lagrave 2573 +20.3 2593
Werle 2566 -13.3 2553
Smeets 2538 +6.8 2545
Georgiev 2525 -10.7 2514
T Kosintseva 2474 -1.5 2472

Feb-01-07  Bobak Zahmat: I hope we'll see also Sargissian in next year's Group A.
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