| page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,249
|1. Svidler vs H Ziska
|| ||½-½||19||2011||12th European Individual Championship||A45 Queen's Pawn Game|
|2. A Y Potapov vs Vitiugov
|| ||½-½||82||2011||12th European Individual Championship||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|3. J Houska vs A Dreev
|| ||0-1||70||2011||12th European Individual Championship||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|4. Jakovenko vs A Smirnov
||0-1||43||2011||12th European Individual Championship||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|5. R Wojtaszek vs K Roser
|| ||½-½||41||2011||12th European Individual Championship||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|6. M Erdogdu vs Caruana
|| ||0-1||50||2011||12th European Individual Championship||A58 Benko Gambit|
|7. K Terrieux vs Jobava
|| ||½-½||28||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B18 Caro-Kann, Classical|
|8. G Sermier vs I Nepomniachtchi
|| ||0-1||41||2011||12th European Individual Championship||A15 English|
|9. Navara vs V Colin
||½-½||94||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B32 Sicilian|
|10. F Vallejo Pons vs S Vedmediuc
|| ||½-½||44||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B32 Sicilian|
|11. S Zhigalko vs V Nedilko
|| ||1-0||48||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|12. G Battaglini vs McShane
|| ||0-1||61||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B06 Robatsch|
|13. Fressinet vs B Thorfinnsson
|| ||½-½||35||2011||12th European Individual Championship||D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|14. Naiditsch vs M Roeder
|| ||1-0||38||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|15. H Poetsch vs Judit Polgar
|| ||½-½||26||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
|16. V Laznicka vs S Telljohann
|| ||½-½||36||2011||12th European Individual Championship||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|17. Rublevsky vs E Zude
||1-0||20||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B87 Sicilian, Fischer-Sozin with ...a6 and ...b5|
|18. K G Shirazi vs Motylev
|| ||0-1||26||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B32 Sicilian|
|19. B Zueger vs Sutovsky
||0-1||31||2011||12th European Individual Championship||A29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto|
|20. C Philippe vs A Riazantsev
|| ||½-½||32||2011||12th European Individual Championship||D05 Queen's Pawn Game|
|21. A M Petrisor vs P H Nielsen
||0-1||33||2011||12th European Individual Championship||C48 Four Knights|
|22. R Kreisl vs B Grachev
|| ||0-1||31||2011||12th European Individual Championship||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|23. Akopian vs D Zarkua
||½-½||27||2011||12th European Individual Championship||D23 Queen's Gambit Accepted|
|24. Bologan vs R A Dragomirescu
|| ||1-0||31||2011||12th European Individual Championship||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|25. E Inarkiev vs A Manea
|| ||1-0||64||2011||12th European Individual Championship||B48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation|
| page 1 of 50; games 1-25 of 1,249
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|Apr-07-11|| ||Shams: <parmetd> Could you show your work next time? I'm afraid I can award only partial credit, even though you got the right answer.|
|Apr-07-11|| ||HowDoesTheHorsieMove: <I think you're wrong, one win is better than two draws.>
Yes, I agree. But is it better than a win and a loss? That is not so clear.|
|Apr-07-11|| ||Shams: Well, obviously we're comparing a win and a loss vs. two draws, otherwise there's no tie to break. This is if you weren't being facetious.|
|Apr-08-11|| ||parmetd: I showed my full work. Good thing I was the professor in the this scenario so as the student it was not your choice whether to award credit or not.|
|Apr-08-11|| ||shivasuri4: <parmetd>,I am sure you know that students can review the performance of teachers in a lot of schools too.With regard to the argument,many people would disagree with you(although I agree with you here).For example,the Bilboa organisers give 3 points for a win and a loss but just 2 points for a pair of draws.There must be a reason for that,you know.|
|Apr-08-11|| ||kia0708: pity
<Please don't follow the crosstable positions here.They are not necessarily always arranged in correct order.>
|Apr-08-11|| ||parmetd: First of all, thats a round robin NOT a swiss. Second of all, thats NOT a tiebreak it IS the scoring system. Third, many many professional players have lambasted the football scoring system as an affront to all chess stands for. The draw is a natural result. The sooner spectators get over this the better chess has for progressing as a sponsored sport internationally. Now that I've corrected all your arguments student. I shall proceed to point out that student reviews go nowhere. Often unread. usually shredded. You didn't know that? You thought they actually got read did you?|
|Apr-08-11|| ||wanabe2000: <turbo231>
Interview from Sports Express:
Question to Vladimir Potkin. "In the last round you played with the famous Judit Polgar, who could sometimes beat Kasparov and Kramnik and Ivanchuk, and other prominent players. While you were white, but in the performance of Judith acute "staroindiyka" particularly dangerous ..."
Vladimir Potkin's Reply: "I knew this, of course. Staroindiyskaya protection - Repertory debut Judit Polgar, I was ready for the fact that she can use it, and in this case would be a great fight. But Judith has chosen a more quiet and reliable protection Nimzo-Indian, making it clear that nobody's happy with it. Such a development suited me, since I had the best advanced performance. I offered a draw which Judith took without any hesitation. After the game she said she saw how well I played in this tournament, and therefore did not want to risk the dark."
|Apr-08-11|| ||Shams: What the hell are they talking about?|
|Apr-08-11|| ||HeMateMe: Bad translation, Russian to English.|
|Apr-08-11|| ||parmetd: better translation here: http://www.chessintranslation.com/2...|
|Apr-08-11|| ||turbo231: <wanabe2000: <turbo231>|
Interview from Sports Express:>
Thanks. So Judit settled for a draw to secure third place. What man in that situation would have done what she did?
|Apr-08-11|| ||HeMateMe: Someone who has bills to pay?|
|Apr-08-11|| ||turbo231: <HeMateMe: Someone who has bills to pay?>|
I thought about that, maybe she needs the money.
|Apr-08-11|| ||parmetd: she also said she saw how in form Potkin was so she did not want to risk anything with black. Ie kinda implying if she had white it would be a different story.|
|Apr-08-11|| ||shivasuri4: <parmetd>,in our schools here at least they are read,whether you like it or not.There was no need to be so rude anyways.|
|Apr-09-11|| ||kingfu: Let's play Chess.
Let's play poker.
I have four kinks and they are not in my back!
|Apr-11-11|| ||turbo231: I wonder if Zsuzsa Polgar supports her sister's decision?|
|Apr-11-11|| ||HeMateMe: She has said before that a negotiated settlement, in the last game of a tournament is acceptable, to lock in prize money. I think that comment was made years ago, when Judit had a relatively quick draw against Peter Leko, in a tournament that gave Leko first place over Anand. There was a picutre of Anand in the backround, giving the game in progress a suspicious glance (two Hungarian players, deciding first place in the event).|
|Apr-11-11|| ||bharatiy: yes that was Corus 2005. Judit drew with Leko in last game and leko won the tournament. But to be fair to Leko, he had defeated Anand in that tournament and remained undefeated in that tournament. Also in the last round Anand had a chance to at least equal and share first by defeating Sokolov, but he could manage only a draw, and Sokolov was having quite a bad tournament with no win and 6 losses. Leko had white against Judit and with the kind of tournament he was having I dont think it was expected that he would lose. So at the end I think its unfair to accuse Judit for favoring her compatriot.|
|Apr-12-11|| ||Aurora: <Peter Heine Nielsen protests ECU performance calculations>|
"The 2011 Individual European Championship was also a qualification tournament, with the top 23 finishers getting a seat in the 2011 World Cup. Problem was that behind the first 23 players there were 29 with a tied score. So the performance was used to break the tie. <However the system produced some bizarre results <>>, as GM Peter Heine Nielsen explains."
If you read through his protest you have nothing but to agree with him.
|Apr-13-11|| ||parmetd: http://www.chessintranslation.com/2...|
|Apr-20-11|| ||LIFE Master AJ: still no update to the scores here????|
|Jun-02-11|| ||Goofy: What is truly wrong with Chess and the inability to find the perfect game or attack lies in the fact that the board is inbalanced from the start. Consider the King next to the queen moves one space while the queen anywhere. To balance the board and give both sides equality from the start one should have either two queens one on each side of white and blacks king increasing the board size by 9x8 or two Kings and Two Queens with the two Kings in the middle. Now that would make an interesting game of Chess. I just suppose the rocket scientists of Chess unlike myself have not figured these things out yet. Otherwise when all is said and done and the final best world's undefeatable computer is finally programmed or created that never loses white will be the winner everytime.|
|Jul-04-11|| ||Octavia: Judit Polgar is 1st= hurra! She's getting back to the top!!!|
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