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🏆 Prague Chess Festival (Challengers) (2020)

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The Challengers section of the 2nd Prague International Chess Festival took place from 12-21 February 2020 in the 4-star Don Giovanni Hotel Prague, Czech Republic. Rest day: 17 February. The 10-player round robin was headed by Abasov, Van Foreest and Esipenko. Rating average: 2586 (Category XIV). The players received 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from move 1. No draw offers were allowed before move 30. I ... [more]

Player: Jorden van Foreest

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. K Piorun vs J van Foreest  ½-½522020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
2. N Abasov vs J van Foreest  ½-½302020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)E62 King's Indian, Fianchetto
3. J van Foreest vs T Kriebel  ½-½412020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. A Esipenko vs J van Foreest  ½-½302020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. J van Foreest vs L Cernousek  ½-½392020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C11 French
6. Thai Dai Van Nguyen vs J van Foreest  0-1532020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)A26 English
7. J van Foreest vs J Krejci  1-0312020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. M Bartel vs J van Foreest  ½-½482020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. J van Foreest vs Stefansson  1-0432020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C50 Giuoco Piano
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Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-19-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Back-to-back wins for van Foreest, and he's just half a point behind Stefansson. Those 2 will face off in the last round.
Feb-21-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  paavoh: Four players at 5/8 before the last round: Esipenko, Piorun, Van Foreest and Stefansson with decreasing S-B order.

Round 9: VF has an edge over Stefansson, Esipenko a slight pull, and Piorun seems on the verge of losing.

Feb-21-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: van Foreest has won a huge last round game. Piorun still on the verge of losing. Esipenko needs a win against a guy in last place to tie van Foreest for first.

In terms of tiebreaks, it'll come down to SB score.

Feb-21-20
Premium Chessgames Member
  paavoh: It is settled. Van Foreest wins, Esipenko could not find a way to convert.
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