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🏆 Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup (2008)

Player: Mikhail Golubev

 page 1 of 1; 14 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Golubev vs Ponomariov  0-1352008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupB12 Caro-Kann Defense
2. Korchnoi vs Golubev  1-0402008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupE72 King's Indian
3. Gelfand vs Golubev  1-0352008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupD02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Golubev vs Y Drozdovskij  ½-½122008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupC11 French
5. Golubev vs Karpov  ½-½262008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupC47 Four Knights
6. Golubev vs Gelfand  0-1392008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupB33 Sicilian
7. Karpov vs Golubev 1-0342008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupE71 King's Indian, Makagonov System (5.h3)
8. Y Drozdovskij vs Golubev  1-0272008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupE67 King's Indian, Fianchetto
9. P Tregubov vs Golubev 1-0172008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupE70 King's Indian
10. Golubev vs Beim  ½-½432008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupC41 Philidor Defense
11. Beim vs Golubev  1-0332008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupA00 Uncommon Opening
12. Golubev vs P Tregubov  1-0492008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupB33 Sicilian
13. Ponomariov vs Golubev 1-0322008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupB70 Sicilian, Dragon Variation
14. Golubev vs Korchnoi  1-0862008Pivdenny Bank Chess CupB12 Caro-Kann Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-01-08  dx9293: Karpov still finished +3 at age 57...
Jun-01-08  Dr. Funkenstein: What were the time controls for this tournament?
Jun-01-08  pawnofdoom: Wow there were four people with +4, one with +3, two with -6, and one with -7, and nothing in between. Since when does that ever happen in a chess tournament?
Jun-01-08  suenteus po 147: <Dr. Funkenstein: What were the time controls for this tournament?> I believe this is traditionally a rapid tournament.
Jun-02-08  percyblakeney: The field was a bit weaker than in last year's event, where Ivanchuk won ahead of Grischuk, Radjabov and Shirov:

Pivdenny Bank Chess Cup (2007)

Jun-02-08  mckmck: Anatoli Karpov performance is Unbelievable.
Jun-02-08  percyblakeney: <Anatoli Karpov performance is Unbelievable>

It sure wasn't bad (2686 performance), even if he was ranked third in the field and is at his best in rapid chess nowadays.

On the whole the bottom three were different class, and that's where the top players picked points, for example Ponomariov went +6 in his 6 games against Golubev, Beim and Korchnoi.

The biggest surprise was maybe the top two, Tregubov and Drozdovskij, the latter being rated below Korchnoi.

Jun-04-08  wallytherhino: 4-way tie is pretty crazy. The games were very interesting for this tournament!
May-30-19
Premium Chessgames Member
  Fusilli: Did Karpov and Korchnoi shake hands in their games? Did they ever shake hands again after their acrimonious world championship matches?

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