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Prague Chess Festival (Challengers) Tournament

Jorden van Foreest6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Nijat Abasov5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Andrey Esipenko5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Kacper Piorun5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Mateusz Bartel5/9(+2 -1 =6)[games]
Hannes Hlifar Stefansson5/9(+3 -2 =4)[games]
Thai Dai Van Nguyen4.5/9(+1 -1 =7)[games]
Lukas Cernousek3.5/9(+1 -3 =5)[games]
Tadeas Kriebel2.5/9(+1 -5 =3)[games]
Jan Krejci2.5/9(+0 -4 =5)[games]
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Prague Chess Festival (Challengers) (2020)

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. In case of a tie for first place, there was to be a playoff (2 games of 5 3 blitz + Armageddon if necessary) between the top two players, as determined by the tied players' 1) Mutual result(s), 2) S-B scores, 3) Number of games with Black, and 4) Drawing of lots. Tournament director: Petr Boleslav. Chief arbiter: Pavel Votruba.

Jorden van Foreest won with 6/9 and qualified for the 2021 Prague Masters.

Elo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 Van Foreest 2667 * 1 1 1 6 2 Abasov 2670 * 1 1 0 1 5 3 Esipenko 2654 0 * 1 1 1 5 4 Piorun 2611 0 0 * 1 1 1 5 5 Bartel 2639 1 0 * 1 5 6 Stefansson 2529 0 0 * 1 1 1 5 7 Nguyen 2560 0 * 1 4 8 Cernousek 2442 0 0 0 * 1 3 9 Kriebel 2524 0 0 0 0 0 * 1 2 10 Krejci 2559 0 0 0 0 * 2

Official site: http://praguechessfestival.com/
Regulations: http://praguechessfestival.com/chal...
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Previous: Prague Chess Festival (Challengers) (2019). See also Prague Chess Festival (Masters) (2020)

 page 1 of 1; 11 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Stefansson vs T Kriebel  1-0482020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)B47 Sicilian, Taimanov (Bastrikov) Variation
2. Stefansson vs L Cernousek  1-0512020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C11 French
3. N Abasov vs T Kriebel  1-0372020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)A18 English, Mikenas-Carls
4. Stefansson vs J Krejci  1-0332020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
5. M Bartel vs N Abasov  1-0362020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)E01 Catalan, Closed
6. L Cernousek vs T Kriebel  1-0472020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C44 King's Pawn Game
7. N Abasov vs A Esipenko  1-0392020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C44 King's Pawn Game
8. K Piorun vs M Bartel  1-0862020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C01 French, Exchange
9. J van Foreest vs J Krejci  1-0312020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
10. A Esipenko vs L Cernousek  1-0472020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. J van Foreest vs Stefansson  1-0432020Prague Chess Festival (Challengers)C50 Giuoco Piano
  REFINE SEARCH:   White wins (1-0) | Black wins (0-1) | Draws (1/2-1/2)  

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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