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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: Vladimir Eduardovich Akopian

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Akopian vs I Sokolov  ½-½341996GroningenA22 English
2. Leko vs Akopian  1-0841996GroningenC10 French
3. Akopian vs Shirov  ½-½121996GroningenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Timman vs Akopian  1-0411996GroningenC42 Petrov Defense
5. Akopian vs Van Wely  ½-½251996GroningenA10 English
6. Akopian vs Onischuk  1-0341996GroningenA04 Reti Opening
7. J M Hodgson vs Akopian  ½-½441996GroningenD00 Queen's Pawn Game
8. Akopian vs Gelfand  ½-½331996GroningenD02 Queen's Pawn Game
9. Korchnoi vs Akopian 1-0641996GroningenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
10. Akopian vs Short  ½-½301996GroningenD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Svidler vs Akopian  ½-½301996GroningenB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
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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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