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🏆 PWC Toronto Open (2009)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Shabalov, Eugene Perelshteyn, Nikolay Noritsyn, Bator Sambuev, Joshua E Friedel, Leonid Gerzhoy, Brian Hartman, Aman Hambleton, Bindi Cheng, Shiyam Thavandiran, Artiom Samsonkin, Lawrence Day, Roman Sapozhnikov, Michael Kleinman, Victor Plotkin, Raymond S Kaufman, Christian Stevens, Arthur Calugar, Michael Schleifer, Ron Livshits, Yuanling Yuan, Goran Milicevic, Michael Barron, Robert Hamilton, Alexander Martchenko, Iryna Zenyuk, Liam Henry, Hans Rudolf Jung, Zi Yi Joey Qin, Hugues Masse, David Itkin, Vinny Puri, Michael Humphreys, David Yu Peng, Andrei Moffat, Keith MacKinnon, Felix Barrios, Avinaash Sundar, David Lavin, Josh Guo, Mikhail Egorov, Karoly Szalay, Eddie Urquhart, Christopher Knox, Daniel Abrahams, Geordie Derraugh, Natalia Khoudgarian, Vladimir Semyonov, Dina Kagramanov, David Southam, Ted Kret, Haonan Zhou, Ilia Bluvshtein, Keith Wight, Peter Bokhout, Iulia Lacau-Rodean, Ralph Gregorz, Mavros Whissell, Vladimir Drkulec, Matthew Nicholson, Jesse Wang, Andre Zybura, Alexander Friedman, Aquino Inigo, Hugh Siddeley, Simon Gladstone, Aaron Both, Agastya Kalra, Andrew Picana, Federico Austria, Robert J Armstrong, Erik Malmsten, David Plaxton, Pino Verde, Anthony Cheron, Raymond Singh, Pavel Rakov, John Chidley Hill

 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 119  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Calugar vs P Verde  1-0192009PWC Toronto OpenB56 Sicilian
2. K Wight vs M Barron  1-0272009PWC Toronto OpenC45 Scotch Game
3. V Drkulec vs G Milicevic  0-1272009PWC Toronto OpenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
4. L Day vs J Wang ½-½282009PWC Toronto OpenA06 Reti Opening
5. A Both vs V Plotkin  0-1472009PWC Toronto OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
6. I Zenyuk vs I Lacau-Rodean  1-0562009PWC Toronto OpenE91 King's Indian
7. V Semyonov vs V Puri  0-1432009PWC Toronto OpenA48 King's Indian
8. A Cheron vs L Henry ½-½1162009PWC Toronto OpenA00 Uncommon Opening
9. R Kaufman vs D Abrahams  1-0122009PWC Toronto OpenA57 Benko Gambit
10. P Bokhout vs A Martchenko  0-1332009PWC Toronto OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. F Barrios vs D Kagramanov  1-0402009PWC Toronto OpenD85 Grunfeld
12. H Masse vs J C Hill  1-0312009PWC Toronto OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. R Sapozhnikov vs C Knox  1-0442009PWC Toronto OpenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. D Y Peng vs G Derraugh  1-0472009PWC Toronto OpenA52 Budapest Gambit
15. Nakamura vs H Zhou 1-0522009PWC Toronto OpenA36 English
16. I Bluvshtein vs Shabalov  0-1272009PWC Toronto OpenB96 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. A Sundar vs B Sambuev  0-1392009PWC Toronto OpenA15 English
18. A Samsonkin vs H Siddeley  1-0442009PWC Toronto OpenB33 Sicilian
19. A Hambleton vs J Friedel  0-1522009PWC Toronto OpenA58 Benko Gambit
20. L Gerzhoy vs A Moffat  1-0312009PWC Toronto OpenB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
21. T Kret vs N Noritsyn  0-1212009PWC Toronto OpenA31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
22. M Whissell vs B Cheng  0-1272009PWC Toronto OpenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
23. R Hamilton vs A Friedman  1-0302009PWC Toronto OpenD36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
24. P Rakov vs C Stevens  0-1592009PWC Toronto OpenD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. M Egorov vs B Hartman  ½-½632009PWC Toronto OpenA01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
 page 1 of 5; games 1-25 of 119  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-24-09  Vasilyev90: First!Russian chess added another feather into its cap courtesy of GM Bator Sambuev for winning this 2009 edition of Canadian open ahead of strong players like Nakamura,Shabalov,etc.Congratulations GM Sambuev!
Apr-24-09  Vasilyev90: Here's the link:
Apr-24-09  benjinathan: If I knew it would get on chessgames I would have entered!
Apr-24-09  timhortons: Cheers GM Sambuev for winning this tourney.

BTW is GM Sambuev a Canadian immigrant now? It seems year by year he play in Canadian tourney.

This guy get along well with Canadian chess federation.

Apr-24-09  HSOL: I find really weird to have 5 rounds in a tourney with more than 64 participants considering it would require 7 rounds to have a maximum of one player having a perfect score.
Apr-25-09  Raisin Death Ray: Why is only posting this after it is over?

Also, why would anyone ever spend any time in Toronto, even for a chess tournament! :)

Apr-25-09  mrandersson: wow Vasilyev90 ur 1st thats really something your badge is in the post.
Apr-26-09  chessnutx: Nakamura,Shabalov and several other international players seemed to like playing in Toronto Raisin Death Ray. And what's the big deal if is a week late in posting. That's a lot of games.

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