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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; 16 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. I Nepomniachtchi vs A Moiseenko 1-0582013ACP CupB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
2. Svidler vs Jakovenko 1-0542013ACP CupA07 King's Indian Attack
3. Ponomariov vs Morozevich  1-0472013ACP CupD12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
4. Radjabov vs Shirov 1-0352013ACP CupA07 King's Indian Attack
5. Grischuk vs Fressinet  1-0352013ACP CupB01 Scandinavian
6. I Nepomniachtchi vs V Malakhov  1-0392013ACP CupA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
7. V Malakhov vs I Nepomniachtchi  1-0692013ACP CupC07 French, Tarrasch
8. I Nepomniachtchi vs V Malakhov  1-0312013ACP CupA15 English
9. Ponomariov vs Mamedyarov  1-0502013ACP CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Grischuk vs R Wojtaszek  1-0612013ACP CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
11. Ponomariov vs I Nepomniachtchi  1-0492013ACP CupD80 Grunfeld
12. I Nepomniachtchi vs Ponomariov  1-0332013ACP CupD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. I Nepomniachtchi vs Ponomariov 1-0232013ACP CupE90 King's Indian
14. Grischuk vs I Nepomniachtchi  1-0552013ACP CupE60 King's Indian Defense
15. I Nepomniachtchi vs Grischuk 1-0622013ACP CupC42 Petrov Defense
16. Grischuk vs I Nepomniachtchi 1-0442013ACP CupE60 King's Indian Defense
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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?
Premium Chessgames Member
  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...

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  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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