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Corus Group C Tournament

Magnus Carlsen10.5/13(+9 -1 =3)[games]
Sipke Ernst10/13(+8 -1 =4)[games]
Jan Smeets9/13(+7 -2 =4)[games]
Milos Pavlovic8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Jan Werle8/13(+6 -3 =4)[games]
Merab Gagunashvili7.5/13(+5 -3 =5)[games]
Tea Bosboom-Lanchava7.5/13(+6 -4 =3)[games]
Dusko Pavasovic7/13(+5 -4 =4)[games]
Kateryna Alexandrovna Lagno6.5/13(+3 -3 =7)[games]
Ruud Janssen6/13(+4 -5 =4)[games]
Valerij Sergeyevich Popov6/13(+4 -5 =4)[games]
Zhaoqin Peng3.5/13(+3 -9 =1)[games]
Maarten D Etmans1/13(+0 -11 =2)[games]
Ted Barendse0.5/13(+0 -12 =1)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Corus Group C (2004)

The event was held as part of the Corus/Wijk aan Zee annual tournaments (later sponsored by Tata Steel and other companies).

Wijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, 10-25 January 2004

Age Rtng 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 1 Carlsen 13 2484 * 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 10 2 Ernst 25 2474 0 * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10 3 Smeets 18 2505 0 * 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 9 4 Pavlovic 40 2548 0 0 * 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 8 5 Werle 20 2407 0 0 * 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 8 6 Gagunashvili 19 2583 0 1 * 1 0 1 0 1 1 7 7 Lanchava 29 2323 0 0 1 0 * 1 1 0 1 1 1 7 8 Pavasovic 27 2615 1 0 1 0 0 * 0 1 1 1 7 9 Lahno 14 2493 0 0 1 * 0 1 1 6 10 Janssen 24 2489 0 0 0 0 1 0 * 1 1 1 6 11 Popov 29 2580 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 1 1 6 12 Zhaoqin Peng 35 2419 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 * 1 3 13 Etmans 64 2225 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 * 1 14 Barendse 47 2206 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *

Category: IX (2454). Magnus Carlsen qualified for Corus Group B (2005).

Magnus Carlsen won his 1st of 3 GM norms here. The 3rd Aeroflot Festival (2004) awarded him the 2nd norm, and he achieved his final norm at the 6th Dubai Open (2004) by the end of April. Along with many other news sources, the Washington Post featured (2) his Round 12 mating attack in Carlsen vs S Ernst, 2004. ChessBase report: https://en.chessbase.com/post/the-m.... The Dutchman Sipke Ernst placed 2nd overall, followed by Jan Smeets in 3rd place.

Previous event: Corus Invitation Tens (2003). Next: Corus Group C (2005). See also Corus Group A (2004) and Corus Group B (2004).

Sources: (1) http://www.tatasteelchess.com/histo... , (2) https://en.chessbase.com/post/the-m... (January article describing annotations of Lubomir Kavalek of the Washington Post), (3) http://ratings.fide.com/tournament_....

 page 1 of 4; games 1-25 of 91  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Carlsen vs Lagno ½-½752004Corus Group CB09 Pirc, Austrian Attack
2. M Gagunashvili vs J Werle  1-0442004Corus Group CB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
3. Bosboom-Lanchava vs M Etmans  1-0422004Corus Group CE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
4. V S Popov vs T Barendse  1-0392004Corus Group CE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
5. M Pavlovic vs S Ernst  0-1512004Corus Group CC80 Ruy Lopez, Open
6. Zhaoqin Peng vs J Smeets  0-1352004Corus Group CD10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
7. R Janssen vs Pavasovic  ½-½652004Corus Group CD21 Queen's Gambit Accepted
8. M Etmans vs R Janssen 0-1462004Corus Group CC77 Ruy Lopez
9. Pavasovic vs M Gagunashvili  0-1352004Corus Group CB07 Pirc
10. J Smeets vs M Pavlovic  ½-½302004Corus Group CB33 Sicilian
11. S Ernst vs V S Popov  1-0382004Corus Group CD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
12. T Barendse vs Bosboom-Lanchava 0-1472004Corus Group CB06 Robatsch
13. Lagno vs J Werle  0-1572004Corus Group CB67 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7
14. Carlsen vs Zhaoqin Peng 1-0442004Corus Group CC02 French, Advance
15. Bosboom-Lanchava vs S Ernst  0-1262004Corus Group CA61 Benoni
16. J Werle vs Pavasovic  ½-½852004Corus Group CA42 Modern Defense, Averbakh System
17. M Gagunashvili vs M Etmans 1-0392004Corus Group CE51 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3
18. R Janssen vs T Barendse  1-0322004Corus Group CE15 Queen's Indian
19. V S Popov vs J Smeets ½-½342004Corus Group CB10 Caro-Kann
20. Zhaoqin Peng vs Lagno  1-01002004Corus Group CE17 Queen's Indian
21. M Pavlovic vs Carlsen 0-1332004Corus Group CB31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation
22. Zhaoqin Peng vs M Pavlovic  0-1282004Corus Group CD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
23. J Smeets vs Bosboom-Lanchava  0-1422004Corus Group CB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
24. S Ernst vs R Janssen  1-0342004Corus Group CB08 Pirc, Classical
25. T Barendse vs M Gagunashvili  0-1382004Corus Group CC85 Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation Doubly Deferred (DERLD)
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