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Antwerp Tournament

Bu Xiangzhi7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Evgenij Miroshnichenko6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Jan Timman5.5/9(+2 -0 =7)[games]
Zoltan Gyimesi5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Rafael Vaganian5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Jan Werle4.5/9(+3 -3 =3)[games]
Gerhard Schebler4/9(+2 -3 =4)[games]
Bart Michiels3.5/9(+2 -4 =3)[games]
Kateryna Alexandrovna Lagno2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Geert van der Stricht1.5/9(+0 -6 =3)[games]

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Miroshnichenko vs Lagno  1-0522008AntwerpA45 Queen's Pawn Game
2. G van der Stricht vs Bu Xiangzhi 0-1592008AntwerpE58 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Main line with 8...Bxc3
3. Z Gyimesi vs G Schebler  ½-½312008AntwerpE00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. B Michiels vs Vaganian  ½-½442008AntwerpC12 French, McCutcheon
5. J Werle vs Timman  ½-½392008AntwerpE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
6. G Schebler vs B Michiels  1-0662008AntwerpA04 Reti Opening
7. J Werle vs G van der Stricht  1-0492008AntwerpD58 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) Syst
8. Bu Xiangzhi vs Z Gyimesi  1-0442008AntwerpE37 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
9. Timman vs Lagno  1-0312008AntwerpB83 Sicilian
10. Vaganian vs Miroshnichenko  ½-½332008AntwerpE14 Queen's Indian
11. G van der Stricht vs Timman  ½-½362008AntwerpE41 Nimzo-Indian
12. Z Gyimesi vs J Werle  1-0552008AntwerpE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
13. B Michiels vs Bu Xiangzhi 0-1342008AntwerpB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Miroshnichenko vs G Schebler  1-0512008AntwerpE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
15. Lagno vs Vaganian  0-1712008AntwerpD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
16. Bu Xiangzhi vs Miroshnichenko ½-½762008AntwerpA28 English
17. G van der Stricht vs Z Gyimesi  0-1392008AntwerpD41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
18. G Schebler vs Lagno  1-0392008AntwerpA05 Reti Opening
19. J Werle vs B Michiels 1-0262008AntwerpD46 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
20. Timman vs Vaganian 1-0532008AntwerpC02 French, Advance
21. Miroshnichenko vs J Werle  1-0252008AntwerpE15 Queen's Indian
22. Vaganian vs G Schebler  ½-½412008AntwerpA04 Reti Opening
23. Lagno vs Bu Xiangzhi  ½-½392008AntwerpB97 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. Z Gyimesi vs Timman  ½-½202008AntwerpE20 Nimzo-Indian
25. B Michiels vs G van der Stricht  1-0382008AntwerpB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-27-08  Timex: Wow, the chinese have been on a roll lately.
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  WannaBe: Ms. Lahno is having a difficult time...
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  swordfish: Anyone know if there's a live feed for this tourney?
Aug-27-08  sneaky pete: Antwerp? Then the live feed must be patates frites.
Aug-27-08  Doc321: Yep,
Website is in dutch but just go to "Live Partijen".
Games start at 14h CEST
Aug-28-08  jacqueslaumone: Bu-Miro is a fun game.
Aug-28-08  Shockwave: Bu-Vaganian

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Now white play 32. a7

Aug-29-08  Shockwave: .


After white blunders with 33. Rb2, Bu unleashed a great combo with Rxd2 (diagram)

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game continues 34.Rxd2 f3+ 35. Kh3 c3 0-1 promotion is unstoppable

Aug-29-08  wolfmaster: This should be fat pickin's for Bu, he's easily the highest rated player here.
Aug-30-08  Shockwave: timman-bu, after move 17

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