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🏆 Groningen (1996) Chess Event Description
So what does an International Grandmaster do to get into shape for New Year's Eve? These guys chose to spend a couple of weeks at Groningen in the Netherlands trying to score points in a little Category 16 tournament (average rating 2634): ... [more]

Player: Ivan Sokolov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Akopian vs I Sokolov  ½-½341996GroningenA22 English
2. I Sokolov vs Onischuk  ½-½491996GroningenA81 Dutch
3. J M Hodgson vs I Sokolov 1-0391996GroningenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
4. I Sokolov vs Gelfand  ½-½441996GroningenE97 King's Indian
5. Korchnoi vs I Sokolov  0-1351996GroningenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. I Sokolov vs Short 0-1321996GroningenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
7. Svidler vs I Sokolov 0-1321996GroningenC89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
8. Van Wely vs I Sokolov  1-0411996GroningenA28 English
9. I Sokolov vs Leko  ½-½461996GroningenA33 English, Symmetrical
10. Shirov vs I Sokolov 1-01131996GroningenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
11. I Sokolov vs Timman  ½-½171996GroningenE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Sally Simpson: Must be some kind of a record here. Forget Avro 1938, look at this line up.

No World Champions took part but five of the players taking part all lost World Championship matches.

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