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Sigeman & Co Tournament

Tiger Hillarp Persson7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Daniel Stellwagen6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Lars Bo Hansen6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Ralf Akesson5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Jan Timman5/9(+4 -3 =2)[games]
Evgenij Romanovich Agrest4.5/9(+2 -2 =5)[games]
Vasilios Kotronias3/9(+0 -3 =6)[games]
Kjetil A Lie3/9(+2 -5 =2)[games]
Axel Smith2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Lajos Portisch2/9(+0 -5 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Sigeman & Co (2008)

The 16th Sigeman & Co tournament was a 10-player round robin played at the Hipp Theater in Malmö, Sweden 22-30 April 2008. Rounds 1-8 at 2 pm, Round 9 at noon local time. Time controls: 2 hours for the first 40 moves, then 1 more hour for the next 20 moves, then 30 more minutes to the end of the game. Chief organizer: Limhamn Chess Club. Chief arbiter: IA Johan Berntsen. Tournament category: XII (2539). The Swede Tiger Hillarp Persson won with 7.5/9.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Persson 2491 * ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 7½ 2 Stellwagen 2621 ½ * ½ 0 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 6½ 3 Hansen 2563 ½ ½ * 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 6 4 Åkesson 2466 0 1 0 * ½ ½ 1 0 1 1 5 5 Timman 2565 0 0 0 ½ * ½ 1 1 1 1 5 6 Agrest 2567 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 1 4½ 7 Kotronias 2611 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ * 0 ½ ½ 3 8 Lie 2558 0 0 0 1 0 ½ 1 * 0 ½ 3 9 Smith 2428 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 * ½ 2½ 10 Portisch 2523 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * 2

Chessdiagonals: http://www.chessdiagonals.ch/402840...
Official site: http://www.tepesigemanchess.com/pre...
ChessBase: https://es.chessbase.com/post/tiger...
Chessdom: http://reports.chessdom.com/sigeman...
TWIC: https://theweekinchess.com/html/twi...
FICS: https://www.freechess.org/Events/Re...
FIDE: https://ratings.fide.com/tournament...
Chess Daily News: http://web.chessdailynews.com/2008-...
Tidskrift för Schack, 4/2008, pp. 4-27: https://www.schack.se/tfsarkiv/hist...

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 page 1 of 1; 18 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. L B Hansen vs Portisch  ½-½322008Sigeman & CoD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
2. Stellwagen vs Kotronias  ½-½482008Sigeman & CoB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
3. R Akesson vs Timman  ½-½432008Sigeman & CoA37 English, Symmetrical
4. L B Hansen vs T Hillarp Persson  ½-½212008Sigeman & CoD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. K Lie vs Portisch  ½-½432008Sigeman & CoD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Kotronias vs Agrest  ½-½492008Sigeman & CoB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
7. Axel Smith vs Kotronias  ½-½512008Sigeman & CoB65 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...Be7 Defense, 9...Nxd4
8. Timman vs Agrest  ½-½372008Sigeman & CoB50 Sicilian
9. L B Hansen vs Stellwagen ½-½142008Sigeman & CoD14 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation
10. T Hillarp Persson vs Kotronias  ½-½252008Sigeman & CoA16 English
11. Portisch vs Axel Smith  ½-½532008Sigeman & CoA28 English
12. Kotronias vs Portisch  ½-½502008Sigeman & CoC87 Ruy Lopez
13. Agrest vs L B Hansen  ½-½132008Sigeman & CoE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
14. R Akesson vs Agrest  ½-½372008Sigeman & CoD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. L B Hansen vs Axel Smith  ½-½1062008Sigeman & CoD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
16. Agrest vs K Lie  ½-½1032008Sigeman & CoA04 Reti Opening
17. Stellwagen vs T Hillarp Persson  ½-½312008Sigeman & CoB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
18. Kotronias vs L B Hansen  ½-½142008Sigeman & CoC99 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Chigorin, 12...cd
 page 1 of 1; 18 games  PGN Download 
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Kibitzer's Corner
May-07-08  Troller: Tiger is one of the more unstable GMs. Here he was on top of his game and won convincingly.

Lars Bo Hansen is the contrast, always playing solidly and often achieving a small plus score. Here he delivers "as usual". Not surprisingly, he has been a very valuable team player for the Danish national team on many occasions.

Stellwagen came as the favourite and 6.5 pts is of course fully acceptable, but he probably wouldn't have counted on trailing by a full point with this score before the tournament.

May-07-08  inthestepsofTal: Troller: absolutely. When Tiger is out of form, he can loose to almost anyone, but in form, he can beat anyone. Real class in his game against Agrest from the Swedish champion. He definitely is the most interesting swedish player to watch, compared to for example Ralf Åkesson, whos behaviour is more fun to watch than his games
May-08-08  Knight13: A 2400 took first place. Looks like you don't need explosives to blow up cities sometimes, huh.
May-16-08  wallytherhino: Tiger Hillarp Persson sure is a fierce player. Dare I say it "fierce as a Tiger".
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