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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: Andrey Esipenko

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. M Bartel vs A Esipenko  ½-½312020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C77 Ruy Lopez
2. A Esipenko vs Stefansson  ½-½302020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)E20 Nimzo-Indian
3. K Piorun vs A Esipenko  0-1642020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C78 Ruy Lopez
4. A Esipenko vs J van Foreest  ½-½302020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)D26 Queen's Gambit Accepted
5. T Kriebel vs A Esipenko  0-1352020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
6. N Abasov vs A Esipenko  1-0392020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C44 King's Pawn Game
7. A Esipenko vs L Cernousek  1-0472020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. Thai Dai Van Nguyen vs A Esipenko  ½-½552020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)E46 Nimzo-Indian
9. A Esipenko vs J Krejci  ½-½532020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)A19 English, Mikenas-Carls, Sicilian Variation
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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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