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🏆 Corsica Masters (2014)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Viswanathan Anand, Igor Kovalenko, Romain Edouard, Ivan Saric, Yifan Hou, Martyn Kravtsiv, Sergey A Fedorchuk, Csaba Balogh, Dariusz Swiercz, Pavel Tregubov, Robert Ruck, Adam Horvath, Radoslav Dimitrov, Jonathan Dourerassou, Tamas Meszaros, Roman Skomorokhin

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Corsica Masters (2014)

The 18th Corsica Masters was a 16-player knockout tournament with Rapid time control played in Bastia, Corsica, France, 19-22 October 2014 (the final was played in Ajaccio, Corsica). The field consisted of the top 14 finishers of the Oscaro Open (Bastia 18-19 October, 9 rounds, 15 min + 3 sec), and two invited players (Anand and Yifan Hou). The four rounds had two games each, plus tiebreak games (if necessary). Time control: 15 minutes for the whole game, with 3 seconds added per move from move 1. If 1-1, then two Blitz games (3 min + 2 sec), and if still tied, an Armageddon game (this happened once). Chief arbiter: Jean-Philippe Orson. Number of games played: 41.

Yifan Hou beat Fedorchuk 2-0 in the final.

Eighthfinals (19 Oct) Quarterfinals (20 Oct) Semifinals (20 Oct) Final (22 October)

Yifan Hou 01 11 - 3 Dimitrov 10 00 - 1 Yifan Hou 01 11 - 3 Kravtsiv 10 00 - 1 Kravtsiv ½1 -- - 1½ Edouard ½0 -- - ½ Yifan Hou 10 01 1 3 Ruck 01 10 0 2 Ruck 11 -- - 2 Kovalenko 00 -- - 0 Ruck ½1 -- - 1½ Saric ½0 -- - ½ Saric 11 -- - 2 Meszaros 00 -- - 0 Yifan Hou 11 -- - 2 Fedorchuk 00 -- - 0 Fedorchuk 01 11 - 3 Dourerassou 10 00 - 1 Fedorchuk ½½ ½1 - 2½ Balogh ½½ ½0 - 1½ Balogh 1½ -- - 1½ Horvath 0½ -- - ½ Fedorchuk 1½ -- - 1½ Anand 0½ -- - ½ Anand 11 -- - 2 Skomorokhin 00 -- - 0 Anand 11 -- - 2 Tregubov 00 -- - 0 Tregubov ½1 -- - 1½ Swiercz ½0 -- - ½

Official site: https://web.archive.org/web/2014102...
Schedule: https://www.corse-echecs.com/agenda...
Chess.com: https://www.chess.com/news/view/not...
ChessBase: https://en.chessbase.com/post/hou-y...
TWIC: https://theweekinchess.com/chessnew...
FFE: http://www.echecs.asso.fr/FicheTour...
Oscaro Open: https://web.archive.org/web/2014102...
Blitz results: https://web.archive.org/web/2014102...

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anand vs R Skomorokhin 1-0262014Corsica MastersC16 French, Winawer
2. Saric vs T Meszaros  1-0402014Corsica MastersC58 Two Knights
3. Fedorchuk vs J Dourerassou  1-0512014Corsica MastersB47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
4. Y Hou vs R Dimitrov  1-0222014Corsica MastersB10 Caro-Kann
5. J Dourerassou vs Fedorchuk  0-1662014Corsica MastersC53 Giuoco Piano
6. R Dimitrov vs Y Hou  0-1422014Corsica MastersB23 Sicilian, Closed
7. P Tregubov vs Swiercz  1-0542014Corsica MastersD94 Grunfeld
8. M Kravtsiv vs R Edouard  1-0332014Corsica MastersB46 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
9. A Horvath vs C Balogh  ½-½612014Corsica MastersC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
10. R Ruck vs Kovalenko 1-0622014Corsica MastersA04 Reti Opening
11. J Dourerassou vs Fedorchuk  0-1462014Corsica MastersB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
12. R Skomorokhin vs Anand 0-1242014Corsica MastersE14 Queen's Indian
13. T Meszaros vs Saric  0-1342014Corsica MastersC91 Ruy Lopez, Closed
14. Swiercz vs P Tregubov  ½-½582014Corsica MastersD03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
15. R Edouard vs M Kravtsiv  ½-½592014Corsica MastersE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
16. C Balogh vs A Horvath  1-0422014Corsica MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
17. Kovalenko vs R Ruck  0-1552014Corsica MastersD94 Grunfeld
18. Fedorchuk vs J Dourerassou  0-1412014Corsica MastersB30 Sicilian
19. Y Hou vs R Dimitrov  0-1522014Corsica MastersB10 Caro-Kann
20. R Dimitrov vs Y Hou 0-1252014Corsica MastersA10 English
21. Fedorchuk vs C Balogh  1-0252014Corsica MastersB43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
22. Y Hou vs M Kravtsiv  1-0552014Corsica MastersE07 Catalan, Closed
23. Anand vs Fedorchuk  0-1492014Corsica MastersA20 English
24. Y Hou vs R Ruck  1-0562014Corsica MastersA07 King's Indian Attack
25. Fedorchuk vs Anand  ½-½442014Corsica MastersB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 41  PGN Download
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