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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: Loek van Wely

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shirov vs Van Wely 0-1401996GroningenB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
2. Van Wely vs Korchnoi  1-0631996GroningenE17 Queen's Indian
3. Timman vs Van Wely  1-0681996GroningenA48 King's Indian
4. Van Wely vs Short  ½-½461996GroningenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
5. Akopian vs Van Wely  ½-½251996GroningenA10 English
6. Van Wely vs Svidler  ½-½361996GroningenE94 King's Indian, Orthodox
7. Onischuk vs Van Wely  0-1281996GroningenB93 Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4
8. Van Wely vs I Sokolov  1-0411996GroningenA28 English
9. J M Hodgson vs Van Wely  1-0501996GroningenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Van Wely vs Leko  0-1601996GroningenA57 Benko Gambit
11. Gelfand vs Van Wely  ½-½281996GroningenE73 King's Indian
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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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