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🏆 Chigorin Memorial Open (2009)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Pentala Harikrishna, Maxim Matlakov, Vladimir Fedoseev, Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, Alexander Areshchenko, Kirill Alekseenko, Aleksey Dreev, Igor Kovalenko, Igor Lysyj, Sergey Volkov, Eltaj Safarli, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Alexandr Predke, Mikhail Kobalia, Aleksej Aleksandrov, Hrant Melkumyan, Igor Kurnosov, Vladimir Epishin, Sanan Sjugirov, Vladislav Kovalev, Konstantin Sakaev, Parimarjan Negi, Vasily Papin, Sergei Azarov, Maxim Turov, Aleksandr Shimanov, Evgeny Romanov, Ildar Khairullin, Alexei Fedorov, Ivan Bukavshin, Sandipan Chanda, Boris Savchenko, Murtas Kazhgaleyev, Dmitry Kokarev, Viorel Iordachescu, Farrukh Amonatov, Dmitry Bocharov, Zhou Weiqi, Zaven Andriasian, Yaroslav Zherebukh, Robert Hovhannisyan, Alexey Goganov, Valerij Filippov, Pavel Maletin, Vadim Malakhatko, Wen Yang, Andrey Zhigalko, Vladimir Burmakin, Evgeny E Vorobiov, Andrei Deviatkin, Magaram Magomedov, Sergey Grigoriants, Alexandre Danin, Ivan Rozum, Dmitry Kryakvin, Ju Wenjun, Yuri Yakovich, Sergei Yudin, Valerij Popov, Artur Gabrielian, Vasily Yemelin, Nikolai Chadaev, Andrey Rychagov, Anton Shomoev, Andrey Zontakh, Denis Yevseev, Daniil Lintchevski, Pablo Lafuente, Spartak Vysochin, Sergey Ivanov, Alexander A Evdokimov, Sergei Matsenko, Roman Ovetchkin, Salvador del Rio de Angelis, Sergey Ionov, Boris Mikhailovich Zhak, Evgeny A Levin, Yaroslav Zinchenko, Thal Abergel, Sergey Vokarev, Jurij Tihonov, Pavel Anisimov, Marat Makarov, Sergey Pavlov, Mikhail Krylov, Mohamad Naser Al Sayed, Evgeny Zanan, Azamat Utegaliyev, Hrair Simonian, Sergey Klimov, Vitaly Shinkevich, Levon Babujian, Gabriel Flom (Battaglini), Gennady Tunik, Anthony Bellaiche, Vladimir Romanenko, Davit Gevorgi Petrosian, Arseny Alavkin, Djakhangir Agaragimov, Sergey Solovjov plus 149 more players.

 page 1 of 22; games 1-25 of 546  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Yakimenko vs Zhou Weiqi  0-1462009Chigorin Memorial OpenA70 Benoni, Classical with 7.Nf3
2. Zhou Weiqi vs D Svetlov  ½-½752009Chigorin Memorial OpenD85 Grunfeld
3. R Lovkov vs Zhou Weiqi  0-1422009Chigorin Memorial OpenA65 Benoni, 6.e4
4. E Romanov vs Kazhgaleyev  ½-½212009Chigorin Memorial OpenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. S Volkov vs P Maletin  ½-½572009Chigorin Memorial OpenE25 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
6. Fedorov vs N Chadaev  ½-½582009Chigorin Memorial OpenC42 Petrov Defense
7. V Yemelin vs A Deviatkin  ½-½362009Chigorin Memorial OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
8. A Evdokimov vs M Kobalia  ½-½132009Chigorin Memorial OpenD16 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. I Kurnosov vs P Lafuente 1-0322009Chigorin Memorial OpenC95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
10. Rychagov vs Areshchenko  ½-½402009Chigorin Memorial OpenD85 Grunfeld
11. Dreev vs Zherebukh  1-0482009Chigorin Memorial OpenD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
12. S Vysochin vs B Savchenko  ½-½472009Chigorin Memorial OpenB22 Sicilian, Alapin
13. D Kokarev vs Y Zinchenko  ½-½492009Chigorin Memorial OpenB62 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer
14. S Azarov vs Wen Yang  ½-½272009Chigorin Memorial OpenC78 Ruy Lopez
15. T Abergel vs Negi  0-1502009Chigorin Memorial OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
16. V Papin vs I Lysyj  ½-½122009Chigorin Memorial OpenA30 English, Symmetrical
17. I Khairullin vs D Petrosian  ½-½302009Chigorin Memorial OpenE81 King's Indian, Samisch
18. H Simonian vs V Burmakin  ½-½142009Chigorin Memorial OpenB18 Caro-Kann, Classical
19. A Gabrielian vs V Popov  ½-½292009Chigorin Memorial OpenB12 Caro-Kann Defense
20. Turov vs D Svetlov  ½-½572009Chigorin Memorial OpenA16 English
21. Zhou Weiqi vs R Hovhannisyan  ½-½762009Chigorin Memorial OpenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
22. V Romanenko vs Epishin  ½-½182009Chigorin Memorial OpenA50 Queen's Pawn Game
23. S Klimov vs S Sjugirov  ½-½462009Chigorin Memorial OpenD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
24. O Biriukov vs Yakovich  0-1402009Chigorin Memorial OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
25. A Alavkin vs D Kryakvin  ½-½412009Chigorin Memorial OpenB54 Sicilian
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  HeMateMe: I guess its custom to drop in the obligatory 'first!" I hope its a well played tournament. I'm not too familiar with these players, but i'm sure the games are of high quality.
Oct-29-09  redwhitechess: Somehow this looks like not a complete games from the tournament. Zhou Weiqi vs Andriasin in round 9 can't be found.

Five players shared first :

1.GM Volkov, Sergey 7.0
2. GM Zhou, Weiqi 7.0
3. GM Rychagov, Andrey 7.0
4. GM Deviatkin, Andrei 7.0
5. GM Melkumyan, Hrant 7.0

little write up:

Jan-12-10  Rama: What was the time control in this tournament? In many games the play seems sort of haphazard.

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