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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: Peter Leko

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Timman vs Leko  1-0341996GroningenB17 Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation
2. Leko vs Akopian  1-0841996GroningenC10 French
3. Onischuk vs Leko  ½-½261996GroningenA37 English, Symmetrical
4. Leko vs J M Hodgson  ½-½391996GroningenB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
5. Gelfand vs Leko  ½-½211996GroningenA46 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Leko vs Korchnoi  ½-½541996GroningenC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
7. Short vs Leko  ½-½431996GroningenB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
8. Leko vs Svidler  ½-½301996GroningenB07 Pirc
9. I Sokolov vs Leko  ½-½461996GroningenA33 English, Symmetrical
10. Van Wely vs Leko  0-1601996GroningenA57 Benko Gambit
11. Leko vs Shirov  ½-½171996GroningenC78 Ruy Lopez
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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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