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🏆 ACP Cup (2013)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Morozevich, Vassily Ivanchuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Peter Svidler, Ruslan Ponomariov, Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Alexey Shirov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Vladimir Malakhov, Alexander Moiseenko, Laurent Fressinet, Igor Viktorovich Kovalenko Chess Event Description
ACP Cup (2013)

Rapid chess knock-out event in Riga, Latvia 13-15 September 2013. In the final match, Grischuk defeated Nepomniachtchi 3-2 after 1-1 in Rapid, 1-1 in Blitz, and 1-0 in the Armageddon game Grischuk vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2013. (1, 2, 3) Official site: Photos of winner:

(1) TWIC:, (2), (3)

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Ivanchuk vs R Wojtaszek  0-1362013ACP CupE17 Queen's Indian
2. I V Kovalenko vs Mamedyarov  0-1662013ACP CupD96 Grunfeld, Russian Variation
3. Eljanov vs V Malakhov 0-1522013ACP CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Jakovenko vs Svidler 0-1212013ACP CupB08 Pirc, Classical
5. Fressinet vs Grischuk  0-1392013ACP CupA04 Reti Opening
6. Radjabov vs Svidler 0-1282013ACP CupA07 King's Indian Attack
7. V Malakhov vs I Nepomniachtchi  0-1502013ACP CupB50 Sicilian
8. Mamedyarov vs Ponomariov 0-1352013ACP CupA85 Dutch, with c4 & Nc3
9. R Wojtaszek vs Grischuk  0-1342013ACP CupD97 Grunfeld, Russian
10. Svidler vs Grischuk  0-1532013ACP CupB30 Sicilian
11. Ponomariov vs I Nepomniachtchi  0-1432013ACP CupD80 Grunfeld
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-16-13  Everett: I have so many people on ignore, I imagine I am not first. Which gets me thinking; if you can ignore all the right users, you can be <first> on nearly every thread... Quite lonely though.

Congrats Grischuk!

Sep-16-13  Everett: Well, that's a first! Lets see if I can bring attention to some positions of interest for our fellow kibitzers, especially from my very favorite time control.
Sep-16-13  The Last Straw: (Not) FIRST!!!
Sep-16-13  notyetagm: ACP Cup (2013)


Sep-17-13  siggemannen: what's the format of this tourney? knockout?
Sep-17-13  redwhitechess: it's a knock out, the graphical pairing tree is viewable here:
Sep-17-13  Strongest Force: Who won?
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  whiteshark: <SF> Grischuk
Sep-17-13  jphamlore: It's too bad a place could not be found for Le Quang Liem to compete, the man who just recently defeated Grischuk in rapid play tie-break at World Cup 2013.
Sep-19-13  znsprdx: 39 great games and this is all the commentary?

This type of tournament is the only time we get to see Chess we less-than-elite players can ever hope to understand: watching 2700+ players miss mates in two etc...

Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: <39 great games>

Of which nine were Blitz (but designated for 4,5 years as Rapid in CG, who cares). Slips sent.

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