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🏆 11th Edmonton International (2016)

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Player: Richard Wang

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Shirov vs R Wang 1-024201611th Edmonton InternationalC02 French, Advance
2. R Wang vs Banerjee Bitan  ½-½35201611th Edmonton InternationalE60 King's Indian Defense
3. S P Sethuraman vs R Wang  1-039201611th Edmonton InternationalD45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
4. R Wang vs I Findlay  0-140201611th Edmonton InternationalD05 Queen's Pawn Game
5. B Sambuev vs R Wang  1-063201611th Edmonton InternationalB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
6. R Wang vs D Haessel  1-037201611th Edmonton InternationalA36 English
7. Ganguly vs R Wang 1-025201611th Edmonton InternationalB76 Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack
8. Belsar Valencia vs R Wang  0-140201611th Edmonton InternationalA04 Reti Opening
9. R Wang vs S Shankland  ½-½29201611th Edmonton InternationalA47 Queen's Indian
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Jun-23-16  Beholder: <perfidious: An old friend lives in High Level, which is equidistant from Edmonton and Yellowknife.>

You can call him 'my High Level friend'.

Jun-23-16
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  offramp: I was a witness to the incident that gave Yellowknife its name.

That <was> a cold day.

Jun-23-16
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  thegoodanarchist: <People regularly die on their feet at bus stops, some even dying in mid-hail as the bus arrives. >

See, that right there is the problem. Edmontoners (Edmonites?) have to hail the bus at scheduled stops. Here in America the bus stops at the bus stop even if the people waiting are mute.

America leads the world.

Jun-24-16  siggemannen: Ganguly doing quite well here
Jun-24-16  dumbgai: Edmontonians.
Jun-24-16  gauer: Or at their Coliseum station ( http://www.esks.com/schedule/ ), one might hear Eskimo cheers, presuming of course, that the average Canuck lives in igloos all year around. Such silly stereotypes of the locals are abound in many regions, but maybe there's still a chance for the locals to hit a norm chance.
Jun-24-16
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  eternaloptimist: Ganguly still hasn't played Shankland & Shirov yet so it's doubtful that he will run the table by defeating every player in the tournament. Although he plays Wang today w/ the white pieces so he should keep his winning streak intact at least until tomorrow.
Jun-24-16  ajile: <eternaloptimist: Ganguly still hasn't played Shankland & Shirov yet so it's doubtful that he will run the table by defeating every player in the tournament.>

I just noticed this also. He hasn't played his most serious competition yet.

Jun-24-16  brankat: Of course he has not. He's only 33 :-)
Jun-24-16
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  eternaloptimist: <ajile> Exactly...u r as observant as I am! 😎

<brankat> 😃

Jun-25-16  PhilFeeley: First table I've ever seen where there are no ties for any position.
Jun-25-16
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  perfidious: Valencia actually has two draws, not one, when his games are merged.
Jun-25-16
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  HeMateMe: we have 2 B. Valencias in the cross table.
Jun-25-16
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  perfidious: < sonia91: <no ties for any position.> Findlay and Valencia are tied for last on 1/7 :) >

As noted above.

Jun-25-16  sonia91: <no ties for any position.> Findlay and Valencia are tied for last on 1/7 ;) but, yes, it's a impressive table (and Ganguly did "a Caruana").
Jun-26-16  Keshav Murali: Shankland seems to have broken Ganguly's "caruana" run
Jun-26-16  Shams: Ganguly went in for a dubious opening and Shankland destroyed him.
Jun-26-16
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  thegoodanarchist: <dumbgai: Edmontonians.>

Edmund, Tony and I...

Jun-26-16  Jambow: Shankland looking stronger than ever. Could pull out a 3,000 +TPR after 9 rounds...
Jun-26-16  Shams: Shankland will play the struggling youngster Richard Wang in the final round whereas Ganguly is up against Shirov. Looks like Longshanks will be king once again!
Jun-26-16  Jambow: Actually if he wins the last round his TPR will be slightly under 3k but a magnificent tournament For Shankland.
Jun-27-16  Bruce Graham: Shankland draws- throwing another pigeon among the cats. Now what?
Jun-27-16  dumbgai: Good tournament for Banerjee, 4.5/9 and holding 3 GMs to draws. Also a nice final round win for Sambuev, beating the higher rated Sethuraman (who struggled, losing 3 games).
Jun-28-16  Bruce Graham: Shankland wins it! : http://en.chessbase.com/post/edmont...
Jun-28-16
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  eternaloptimist: Congrats to Shankland for winning this tournament! This has to be a heartbreaker for Ganguly since he was in the lead for almost the entire tournament.
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