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23rd Leon Rapid 2010 (Final)

23rd Leon Rapid 2010

Boris Gelfand against Levon Aronain in the final. Photo © Janis Nisii.

Boris Gelfand against Levon Aronain in the final. Photo © Janis Nisii. | http://www.advancedchessleon.com

The XXIII Ciudad De Leon took place 3rd-7th June 2010 in spite of the financial crisis..

First Semi-Final on Friday. Boris Gelfand beat Francisco Vallejo Pons 3.5-2.5 after two blitz playoff games. Second Semi-Final Saturday 3-30 UK time: Levon Aronian beat Leinier Dominguez 2.5-1.5 after a marathon win in game 4. Final Boris Gelfand beat Aronian 4-2 after two blitz game victories.

XXIII Leon Rapid 2010 (Leon ESP)
Thu 3rd Jun 2010 - Mon 7th Jun 2010 - Official Site

Leon Rapid (4 players 2 Rds KO Indiv TC:20m+10spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games

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XXIII Rapid KO Leon
Vallejo Pons, Francisco - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 67 C43 Petroff's Defence
Gelfand, Boris - Vallejo Pons, Francisco ½-½ 26 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Vallejo Pons, Francisco - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 70 C43 Petroff's Defence
Gelfand, Boris - Vallejo Pons, Francisco ½-½ 39 E43 Nimzo Indian Rubinstein
Gelfand, Boris - Vallejo Pons, Francisco 1-0 32 E43 Nimzo Indian Rubinstein
Vallejo Pons, Francisco - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 71 A01 Larsen Opening

XXIII Rapid KO Leon (ESP), 4-6 vi 2010
Name Ti NAT Rtng R1 R2 R3 R4 B1 B2 Total Perf
Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2741 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 2760
Vallejo Pons, Francisco g ESP 2703 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ 2684
XXIII Rapid KO Leon
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 19 C64 Ruy Lopez Classical
Aronian, Levon - Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 35 D27 QGA
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 50 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Aronian, Levon - Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 161 D27 QGA

XXIII Rapid KO Leon (ESP), 4-6 vi 2010
Name Ti NAT Rtng R1 R2 R3 R4 B1 B2 Total Perf
Aronian, Levon g ARM 2783 ½ ½ ½ 1 . . 2808
Dominguez Perez, Leinier g CUB 2713 ½ ½ ½ 0 . . 2696
XXIII Rapid KO Leon
Aronian, Levon - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 78 A09 Reti Opening
Gelfand, Boris - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 40 E06 Catalan
Aronian, Levon - Gelfand, Boris 1-0 58 A09 Reti Opening
Gelfand, Boris - Aronian, Levon 1-0 63 E42 Nimzo Indian Rubinstein
Gelfand, Boris - Aronian, Levon 1-0 40 E42 Nimzo Indian Rubinstein
Aronian, Levon - Gelfand, Boris 0-1 23 A09 Reti Opening

XXIII Rapid KO Leon (ESP), 4-6 vi 2010
Name Ti NAT Rtng R1 R2 R3 R4 B1 B2 Total Perf
Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2741 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 4 2908
Aronian, Levon g ARM 2783 ½ ½ 1 0 0 0 2 2616

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