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🏆 Ordix Open (2007)

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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin, Vassily Ivanchuk, Pentala Harikrishna, Gata Kamsky, Vugar Gashimov, Alexey Shirov, David Navara, Arkadij Naiditsch, Victor Bologan, Zoltan Almasi, Alexander Moiseenko, Andrei Volokitin, Krishnan Sasikiran, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian, Peter Heine Nielsen, Igor Lysyj, Konstantin Landa, Zoltan Gyimesi, Csaba Balogh, Georg Meier, Tigran L Petrosian, Igor Khenkin, Rafael Vaganian, Mikhael Mchedlishvili, Vladimir Burmakin, Yuri Drozdovskij, Manuel Leon Hoyos, Igor V Glek, Bogdan Lalic, Fabian Doettling, Mohamad Al-Modiahki, Robert Ruck, Artem Iljin, Zoltan Medvegy, Sergei Krivoshey, Ralf Appel, Florian Jenni, Adam Horvath, Daniel Hausrath, Zhu Chen, Jan Michael Sprenger, Gennadi Ginsburg, Marie Sebag, Lothar Vogt, Mihail Saltaev, Viesturs Meijers, Michael Richter, Christian Seel, Michael Negele, Olivier Moor, Christian Scholz, Fred Berend, Markus Schaefer, Maximilian Meinhardt, Roger Moor, Matthias Mueller, Andreas Bruehl, Christian Troyke, Nora Medvegy, Gerd Euler, Andreas Lehmann, Reiner Heimrath, Andreas Modler, Norbert Sprotte, Anna Dergatschova-Daus, Hans-Juergen Doeres, Christoph Krings, Samuel Schindler, Gerhard Prill, Kevin Felczer, Boris Buzov, Alexander Wettengel, Mike Rosa, Kata Szonyi, Frank Gerdell, Frithjof Wahl, Peter Wyss, Timo Schoenhof, Allard Schwencke, Jens Beutel

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ivanchuk vs J Beutel  1-0502007Ordix OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
2. M Rosa vs Mamedyarov  0-1262007Ordix OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
3. T Schoenhof vs Grischuk 0-1362007Ordix OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
4. Shirov vs A Schwencke  1-0222007Ordix OpenA81 Dutch
5. K Szonyi vs V Akopian 0-1202007Ordix OpenC01 French, Exchange
6. Kamsky vs A Wettengel  1-0542007Ordix OpenC18 French, Winawer
7. A Volokitin vs B Buzov  1-0332007Ordix OpenE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
8. F Gerdell vs Z Almasi  0-1242007Ordix OpenA28 English
9. Karjakin vs G Prill  1-0402007Ordix OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
10. F Wahl vs Sasikiran 0-1292007Ordix OpenA07 King's Indian Attack
11. A Lehmann vs Ivanchuk  0-1292007Ordix OpenB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
12. Mamedyarov vs S Schindler 1-0322007Ordix OpenB08 Pirc, Classical
13. C Krings vs Shirov  0-1192007Ordix OpenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Grischuk vs N Sprotte 1-0502007Ordix OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
15. M Negele vs Kamsky 0-1382007Ordix OpenB21 Sicilian, 2.f4 and 2.d4
16. V Akopian vs K Felczer  1-0432007Ordix OpenB50 Sicilian
17. R Heimrath vs A Volokitin  0-1302007Ordix OpenA48 King's Indian
18. Z Almasi vs M Schaefer  1-0272007Ordix OpenB33 Sicilian
19. A Modler vs Karjakin  0-1262007Ordix OpenD32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
20. Sasikiran vs H J Doeres  1-0232007Ordix OpenD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
21. Ivanchuk vs M Mueller 1-0332007Ordix OpenC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
22. M Richter vs Mamedyarov  0-1292007Ordix OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
23. Shirov vs C Troyke  1-0322007Ordix OpenB27 Sicilian
24. G Euler vs Grischuk  0-1292007Ordix OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
25. Kamsky vs A Bruehl  1-0522007Ordix OpenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-21-07  Karpova: Congratulations to Navara for winning the Ordix Open! http://www.chesstigers.de/ccm7_inde...

Navara won with 9.5/11 in front of Mchedlishvili and Sasikiran (both had 9.5 points also). http://www.chesstigers.de/ccm7/tour... It was a disappointing tournament for the 2700+:
14. Ivanchuk (+6 =5)
18. Kamsky (+8 =1 -2)
32. Akopian (+7 =2 -2)
33. Grischuk (+7 =2 -2)
34. Shirov (+6 =4 -1)
59. S. Mamedyarov (+7 =1 -3)

Andersson left after round 6

Aug-25-07  notyetagm: Another disastrous second half for Mamedyarov, going +2 =1 -3 on the second day after going 5/5 on the first day.
Aug-26-07  you vs yourself: <notyetagm> Maybe they play weak players in the first half. 2nd year in a row, Mamed fell apart. I didn't check, but I'm guessing the top players don't usually play against each other in the first half.
Aug-26-07  notyetagm: <you vs yourself: <notyetagm> Maybe they play weak players in the first half. 2nd year in a row, Mamed fell apart. I didn't check, but I'm guessing the top players don't usually play against each other in the first half.>

It's not just the Ordix Open.

Last year at the Tal Memorial Blitz tournament, Mamedyarov started out 7/7 and then collapsed completely after that. I think he finished at around +3, which means that he was +7(!) in the first 7 games and then -4 in the remaining rounds.

Mamedyarov keeps doing this, falling apart completely after brilliant starts. That first loss he suffers must kill his confidence or something. At Ordix this year he blundered and needlessly lost to Navara for his first loss and then it was all downhill after that.

Nov-17-07  notyetagm: Navara vs A Dergatschova Daus, 2007

Position after 36 ♖c1-c6!!!:


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