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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: Alexey Shirov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shirov vs Van Wely 0-1401996GroningenB81 Sicilian, Scheveningen, Keres Attack
2. Shirov vs Timman 0-1401996GroningenC16 French, Winawer
3. Akopian vs Shirov  ½-½121996GroningenD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. Shirov vs Onischuk  ½-½441996GroningenC78 Ruy Lopez
5. J M Hodgson vs Shirov  ½-½361996GroningenA45 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Shirov vs Gelfand  ½-½251996GroningenB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Korchnoi vs Shirov 0-1421996GroningenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
8. Shirov vs Short 1-0421996GroningenC69 Ruy Lopez, Exchange, Gligoric Variation
9. Svidler vs Shirov  ½-½161996GroningenC78 Ruy Lopez
10. Shirov vs I Sokolov 1-01131996GroningenC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
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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