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4th London Chess Classic 2012 (2)

Carlsen and Kramnik start with two wins at the London Chess Classic

Magnus Carlsen does it again beating Aronian in an ending from an unpromising start. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill.

Magnus Carlsen does it again beating Aronian in an ending from an unpromising start. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill. |

The London Chess Classic enjoyed another marathon round of chess and another pair of wins by Magnus Carlsen and Vladimir Kramnik who between them have won all the previous editions. Magnus Carlsen defeated Levon Aronian in a strange game where Aronian seemed to have plenty of routes to equality after a minor opening surprise but instead kept things complicated in a way that could only favour Carlsen. In the end Carlsen found a way through and finished things very attractively. Vladimir Kramnik's rounte to a win was much more long winded. His opponent Hikaru Nakamura's surprise 6.Qe2 in the Scotch pretty quickly turned into a fiasco leaving Kramnik with a very nice position. Indeed I'm nearly sure Kramnik had better than he played but in the end he took it to a Queen and Rook ending a pawn up and then a Queen ending which looked just about drawn. The many hours of nasty defence probably contributed to Nakamura suddenly misplacing his queen so he couldn't hold his c-pawn after which he was just lost. Viswanathan Anand had his first game of the event and he didn't play so well against Luke McShane. At first it seemed like Anand had nice pressure but maybe this was deceptive because after 19...e5 Anand was pushed back and quickly in real trouble. 36...Bd6 seemed like it was just winning but after 36...Rc2? Anand seized his chance to defend. But even then after getting a savable position Anand blundered with 90.Ra1? when 90...Kg4 wins and 103.Ra8 still leaves a draw but Rd2 would have asked him to be very accurate. Judit Polgar against Gawain Jones was a very sharp Sicilian Dragon with much theory attached to it. I was hosting commentary all day on ICC with David Smerdon as the expert summariser. He knows the line well and he believes 20.Rd4 is a dangerous weapon if white knows all the details, as it was 20.Rd3 was played and Jones kept pressure on Polgar's queenside where her king was and even after being temporarily pushed back he got enough counterplay to hold Polgar's extra pawn. Round 3 Monday 3rd Dec 2pm: Aronian-Anand, Kramnik-Carlsen, Jones-Nakamura and Adams Polgar with McShane in commentary.

Carlsen beat Aronian

Carlsen beat Aronian. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill

Carlsen,Magnus (2848) - Aronian,Levon (2815) [C77]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.1), 02.12.2012

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.d3 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5 7.Nc3 0-0 8.Nd5



[8...h6 9.0-0 d6 10.c3 Bb7 11.Bd2 Nxd5 12.Bxd5 Rb8 13.Qc2 Bb6 14.a4 Ne7 15.Bxb7 Rxb7 16.d4 Ng6 17.Rfd1 Qf6 1-0 Vallejo Pons,F (2678)-Naumann,A (2538)/Germany 2004 (73).]

9.Bxd5 Rb8

[9...Qf6 10.0-0 h6 11.Be3 Be7 12.d4 Rb8 13.Nxe5 Nb4 14.Bb3 d6 15.Nd3 Qg6 16.Nxb4 Bh4 17.f3 Bb7 18.Bd5 Bc8 19.Nd3 Bd7 20.e5 Bg5 21.Bxg5 Qxg5 22.f4 Qg6 23.Bf3 dxe5 24.Nxe5 Qd6 25.Nxd7 Qxd7 26.Qd3 Rbd8 27.g3 Rfe8 28.Rfe1 Qd6 29.c3 1-0 Michelle Catherina,P (2052)-Janani,J (1808)/Chennai IND 2011/The Week in Chess 871]

10.0-0 Ne7 11.Nxe5 Nxd5 12.exd5 Re8 13.d4 Bf8 14.b3 Bb7 15.c4 d6 16.Nf3

Levon Aronian


Magnus Carlsen

Position after 16.Nf3


[16...bxc4 17.bxc4 c6 is a definite option. 18.dxc6 Bxc6 19.d5 Bd7 with compensation for the pawn a suggestion of David Smerden in commentary.]

17.Be3 Bc8 18.Qd2 Qg6 19.Kh1 h6 20.Rac1 Be7 21.Ng1 Bg5 22.Bxg5 Qxg5 23.Rfd1 bxc4 24.bxc4 Qxd2 25.Rxd2 a5 26.h3 Rb4 27.Nf3 Bf5 28.c5 Kf8

[28...Be4 29.cxd6 (29.Re2 f5 30.cxd6 (30.Nh4 Bxg2+) 30...cxd6 31.Rc6) 29...cxd6 30.Re2 Rb7 31.Rce1 Rbe7 32.Re3 Kf8 was also playable.]

29.Nh2 Reb8 30.Ng4 Rb1

[30...Bxg4 Looks reasonable too. 31.hxg4]

31.Rxb1 Rxb1+ 32.Kh2 a4 33.Ne3 Bg6 34.Kg3 Rb4 35.Kf3 Ke7 36.Ke2 Kd7 37.f3 Rb5 38.Nd1 Rb4 39.c6+ Kc8 40.Nc3 f6 41.Ke3 Rc4 42.Ne2 a3 43.h4 Rb4

White is the only one with winning chances here.

44.g4 Rb1 45.h5 Bh7 46.f4

Levon Aronian


Magnus Carlsen

Position after 46.f4


[46...Bg8 47.f5 Re1 48.Kf2 Rb1 49.Nc3 Rc1 50.Rd3 Rc2+ 51.Kf3 also looks still holdable.]

47.g5 Rh1 48.Ng3 Rh3 49.Kf3 hxg5?!

[49...Kd8 50.Re2]

50.fxg5 g6?

Now black is just lost.

[50...Kd8 51.g6 Bg8 52.Kf4 Bxd5 53.Nxf5 Rxh5 54.Nxg7 Rh1 55.Nf5]

51.Re2 Kd8 52.hxg6 Bxg6 53.Re6! Bf7 54.g6 Bg8 55.g7 f4 56.Kxf4 Rh2 57.Nf5 Rxa2 58.Rf6 Re2 59.Rf8+ 1-0

Hikaru Nakamura against Vladimir Kramnik

Hikaru Nakamura against Vladimir Kramnik. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill

Nakamura,Hikaru (2760) - Kramnik,Vladimir (2795) [C45]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.2), 02.12.2012

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nxc6 bxc6 6.Qe2 d6

[6...Bb4+ 1/2-1/2 Chernyshov,K (2450)-Sulskis,S (2525)/Swidnica 1997/EXT 2000 (50)]

7.g3 Be7 8.Bg2 0-0 9.0-0 Re8 10.c4 Nd7 11.Be3 Bf6 12.Qc2

This really shows things have gone wrong for white already.

12...Ne5 13.Nd2 Ng4 14.Rae1

Vladimir Kramnik


Hikaru Nakamura

Position after 14.Rae1

White can't save the bishop and ends up with an uncoordinated position. Black is quite a bit better here already.

14...Rb8 15.b3 Nxe3 16.Rxe3 c5 17.h3 a5 18.Kh2 a4 19.f4 Bd4 20.Re2 g6 21.Nf3 axb3 22.axb3 Bg7 23.Rd1 Rb6 24.e5

White's best play for compensation.


[24...Bf5 seems better.]

25.Rdd2 Qa8 26.exd6 Rxe2 27.Rxe2 Rxd6 28.Ne5 Bxg2 29.Rxg2 Bxe5 30.fxe5 Re6 31.Re2 Qf3 32.Qd2 Qxb3 33.Qd8+ Kg7 34.Qxc7 Qf3 35.Rg2 Qe3 36.Qa7 h5 37.h4 Rxe5 38.Qa1 Kh7

White has managed to get a miserable position but one that seems hard to break down.

39.Qb2 Rf5 40.Re2 Qf3 41.Qc2 Qf1 42.Qd2 Rf6 43.Qc2 Rf3 44.Qb2 Rf5 45.Qc2 Rf6 46.Rd2 Kg7 47.Qc3 Kh7 48.Qc2 Qa1 49.Rf2 Kg7 50.Rxf6 Qxf6 51.Qe2 Qd4 52.Kg2 Kf8 53.Kh2 Qg4 54.Qd3 Ke7 55.Qe3+ Kd6 56.Qd3+ Qd4 57.Qe2 Qe5 58.Qd3+ Ke6 59.Kg2 g5

Black has to try something.

60.hxg5 Qxg5 61.Qe4+ Qe5 62.Qc6+ Ke7 63.Qb7+ Kf8 64.Qa8+ Kg7 65.Qf3 Kg6 66.Qd3+ Qf5

Vladimir Kramnik


Hikaru Nakamura

Position after 66...Qf5


This quickly leads to trouble.


67...f6 68.Qe7

[68.Qa6 Is perhaps a better defence but probably doesn't hold either. 68...Kg5 69.Qa7 Qe4+ 70.Kf2 Qc2+ 71.Ke3 Qc3+ 72.Kf2 Qd2+ 73.Kf3 Qd3+ 74.Kf2 Qc2+ 75.Ke3 Qb3+ 76.Kf2 Kg4 77.Qxc5 Qxg3+ 78.Kf1 Qf4+ 79.Kg1 Qg5 80.Qa3 Kf5+ 81.Kf2]

68...Qc2+ 69.Kh3 Qxc4

Now black is winning.

70.Qe8+ Qf7 71.Qe4+ Kg7 72.Qf5

[72.Kg2 Qc7 73.Qc4 Qb7+]

72...c4 73.Kg2 Qb7+ 74.Kh2 Qb2+ 75.Kh3 Qe5 76.Qc8 c3 77.Qc4 Qe1 78.Qc7+ Kg6 79.Qc6 Qf1+ 80.Kh4 Qe2 81.Kh3 c2 82.g4 Qe3+ 83.Kh4 Qg5+ 84.Kg3 Qxg4+ 85.Kf2 Qf4+ 86.Kg2 c1Q 87.Qe8+ Kg5 0-1

Anand against McShane

Anand against McShane. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill

Anand,Viswanathan (2775) - McShane,Luke J (2713) [D10]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.4), 02.12.2012

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e3 a6 5.Qc2 g6 6.Bd3 Bg7 7.Nf3 0-0 8.0-0 Bg4 9.Ne5 Be6 10.c5 Nbd7 11.Nxd7 Bxd7 12.h3

[12.b4 1-0 Georgescu,T (2385)-Orndahl,M (2078)/Sibenik CRO 2007/The Week in Chess 672 12...Ng4 (12...Qc7 1-0 Georgescu,T (2385)-Orndahl,M (2078)/Sibenik 2007/CBM 120 ext (52)) 13.f4 Nh6 14.a4 Bf5 15.Bd2 f6 16.Kh1 Qd7 17.b5 axb5 18.axb5 e5 19.Rxa8 Rxa8 20.fxe5 fxe5 21.e4 dxe4 22.Nxe4 Nf7 23.Bc4 exd4 24.bxc6 bxc6 25.Qb3 Bxe4 26.Rxf7 Kh8 27.h3 Qxf7 0-1 Pap,G (2566)-Buhmann,R (2571)/Pardubice 2012/CB29_2012]

12...Ne8 13.f4 f6 14.Qb3

White has lots of pressure in this position.

14...Nc7 15.e4 Kh8 16.exd5

[16.e5 Ne6 17.Ne2 fxe5 18.fxe5 Rxf1+ 19.Kxf1 Rb8]

16...cxd5 17.f5 gxf5 18.Bxf5 e6 19.Bd3 e5 20.Bf5?! Bxf5 21.Rxf5 Qd7 22.Rf2 exd4 23.Na4 Qc6 24.Bf4 Rad8

Luke McShane


Viswanathan Anand

Position after 24...Rad8

Black is already clearly on top.

25.Re1 Rfe8 26.Rxe8+ Rxe8 27.Nb6 Ne6 28.Qxd5 Qxc5

[28...Nxc5 looks stronger.]

29.Qxc5 Nxc5 30.Rc2 Bf8 31.Kf1 Kg7 32.Rc4 Re4 33.Nd5 Kf7 34.Bd2 d3


35.Rb4 Re2 36.Bc3

Luke McShane


Viswanathan Anand

Position after 36.Bc3


Now white gets saving chances.

[36...Bd6 David Smerdon's suggestion in broadcast and this looks close to winning.]

37.Rf4 Ke6 38.Ne3 Rc1+ 39.Kf2 Be7 40.Kf3 b5 41.Rd4 Bd6 42.Bb4 Be5 43.Rd5 Nb7 44.b3 Ra1

[44...Rc2 45.a3 a5 46.Rxd3 Rc8 47.Be1 Nc5 48.Rd1 Nxb3 49.Rd3 a4]

45.a3 a5 46.Bf8 Bd6 47.Bxd6 Nxd6 48.Rxd3

White has got very close to saving the position. Still hard work to do.

48...Rxa3 49.Nc2 Ra2 50.Nd4+ Ke7 51.Nc6+ Ke6 52.Nd8+ Ke7 53.Nc6+ Kd7 54.Nd4 Ke8 55.Nc6 Kd7 56.Nd4 Kc8 57.Rc3+ Kb7 58.Rc5 Rf2+

This looks great but is actually weaker than


59.Ke3 Rxg2 60.Rd5 Kc7 61.Rc5+ Kd7 62.Rh5 Ke8

[62...h6 63.Rxh6 Rg3+ 64.Kd2 Ne4+ with the initiative was the last real chance.]

63.Nxb5 Nxb5 64.Rxb5 Rg3+ 65.Kf4 Rxh3 66.Kg4 Rc3 67.Rxa5 Kf7 68.Rb5 Kg6 69.Rb8 Rc1 70.b4 Rc4+ 71.Kg3 Kf5 72.b5 Rc3+ 73.Kg2 Kf4 74.b6 Rc2+ 75.Kf1 Rb2 76.b7 f5 77.Kg1 Rb1+ 78.Kg2 Rb2+ 79.Kg1 Rb3 80.Kg2 Rg3+ 81.Kf1 Rg7 82.Kf2 Kg4 83.Kg2 h5 84.Kf2 h4 85.Kg2 h3+ 86.Kh2 f4 87.Ra8 Rxb7 88.Rg8+ Kf3 89.Ra8 Re7 90.Ra1? Re5?



Now it should be drawn.

91...Kg4 92.Rg8+ Kf3 93.Ra8 Re1 94.Ra7 Rd1 95.Ra8 Ke3 96.Kxh3 f3 97.Ra3+ Kf2 98.Ra2+ Ke3 99.Ra3+ Ke2 100.Ra2+ Rd2 101.Ra1 Kf2 102.Kh2 Re2 103.Ra8?! Ke3+

[103...Rd2 and white still has to be careful.]

104.Kg3 Rg2+ 105.Kh3 Rd2 106.Kg3 Rg2+ 107.Kh3 Rd2 108.Kg3 1/2-1/2

Polgar against Jones

Polgar against Jones. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill

Polgar,Judit (2705) - Jones,Gawain C B (2644) [B78]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.3), 02.12.2012

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 Nc6 8.Qd2 0-0 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.0-0-0 Rc8 11.Bb3 Nxd4 12.Bxd4 b5 13.Nd5 Nxd5 14.Bxg7 Kxg7 15.exd5 a5 16.a3 Kg8 17.Rhe1 b4

[17...Rc5 may be more precise. 18.g4 (18.Re3 Qa8 19.Rxe7 Bf5 20.g4 a4 21.Bxa4 Qxa4 22.gxf5 Rfc8 23.c3 b4 24.axb4 Qa1+ 25.Kc2 Qa4+ 26.Kc1 Qa1+ 27.Kc2 Qa4+ 28.Kb1 Rxc3 29.Ra7 Qxb4 30.f6 Qb3 31.Ra3 Qc2+ 32.Qxc2 Rxc2 33.h4 R2c4 34.Ra6 Rxh4 35.Rxd6 Rf4 36.Rd3 h5 37.Rc6 Rd8 38.b3 Rf5 39.d6 Rxf6 40.Kc2 h4 41.Rc4 Rdxd6 42.Rxd6 Rxd6 43.Rxh4 Kg7 44.Rc4 g5 45.b4 Kg6 46.b5 Kh5 47.Rb4 Rb6 48.Kd3 f5 49.Ke2 g4 50.Kf2 gxf3 51.Kxf3 1/2-1/2 Leko,P (2723)-Grandelius,N (2556)/Malmo SWE 2012/The Week in Chess 914) 18...b4 19.axb4 axb4 20.Qxb4 Qa8 21.Kd2 Rb8 22.Ra1 Rxd5+ 23.Ke3 Re5+ 24.Kd2 1/2-1/2 Karjakin,S (2722)-Shirov,A (2730)/Bilbao ESP 2009/The Week in Chess 774]

18.axb4 axb4 19.Qxb4 Rc5

Gawain Jones


Judit Polgar

Position after 19...Rc5


[20.Rd4 may lead to a white advantage but the lines are very concrete and precise and haven't been tested at the very highest level. 20...Qa8 21.Kd1 Rb8 22.Qd2 Qa1+ 23.Ke2 Qxb2 24.Kf1 Rxb3 25.cxb3 Bb5+ 0-1 Swathi,G (2320)-Pogonina,N (2474)/Beijing CHN 2008/The Week in Chess 728]

20...Qa8 21.Rxe7 Qa1+ 22.Kd2 Qf1 23.Qf4 Bf5 24.Rc3 Ra5 25.Rce3 Qxg2+ 26.Re2 Qg1 27.Qe3 Qa1 28.Re8 Ra8 29.Rxf8+ Rxf8 30.Qc3 Qg1 31.Qe3 Qa1 32.Qc3 Qg1 33.Ba4

Polgar avoids repetition.

33...Qg5+ 34.Qe3 Qf6 35.c3 Rb8 36.b3 Qh4 37.Qe7 Qf4+ 38.Qe3 Qh4 39.Kc1 Qh3 40.Qf2 Bd3 41.Rd2 Bb5!

Black quickly needs to open the a-file.

42.Bxb5 Rxb5 43.b4 Qc8 44.Kb2 Rb8 45.Kb3 Qf5 46.Qf1 Re8 47.Qd3 Qg5 48.Ra2 h5 49.b5 Qg1 50.Re2 Ra8

Black has just enough counterplay to hold.

51.Rb2 Qa1 52.Qd4 Qa3+ 53.Kc2 Ra4 54.Qd2 Ra8 55.b6 Qa4+ 56.Kd3 Qa1 57.Qe2 Rb8 58.Kc2 Qa4+ 59.Kb1 Qa5

Hitting three pawns after which black has equalised.

Gawain Jones


Judit Polgar

Position after 59...Qa5

60.Qb5 Qxc3 61.b7 Qxf3 62.Ka2 Kh7 63.Qc6 Qf4 64.h3 Qd4 65.Rb6 Qd2+ 66.Kb3 Qd1+ 67.Kb4 Qb1+ 68.Ka5 Qa2+ 69.Qa4 Qxd5+ 70.Ka6 Ra8+ 71.bxa8Q Qxa8+ 72.Kb5 Qd5+ 73.Ka6 Qa8+

The white king can't escape checks.


4th London Chess Classic 2012 London ENG Sat 1st Dec 2012 - Mon 10th Dec 2012
Leading Round 2 (of 9) Standings:
1Kramnik, VladimirRUS27952* 1 1 6.04.00
2Carlsen, MagnusNOR28482 * 1 16.01.00
3Adams, MichaelENG27101 * 1 3.01.00
4Nakamura, HikaruUSA276020 * 13.00.00
5Anand, ViswanathanIND27751 *½ 1.00.50
6McShane, Luke JENG27132 0 ½* 1.00.50
7Polgar, JuditHUN270520 *½ 1.00.50
8Jones, Gawain C BENG26442 0 ½* 1.00.50
9Aronian, LevonARM28152 0 0 *0.0
9 players
4th London CC Open London ENG Sat 1st Dec 2012 - Mon 10th Dec 2012
Leading Round 2 (of 9) Standings:
1Melkumyan, HrantGMARM2649112.02984
2Rowson, JonathanGMSCO2586112.02945
3Van Kampen, RobinGMNED2570112.02933
4Hebden, Mark LGMENG2547112.02922
5Gundavaa, BayarsaikhanIMMGL2530112.02911
6Williams, Simon KGMENG2515112.02899
7Hawkins, JonathanIMENG2507112.02897
8Arkell, Keith CGMENG2470112.02875
9McDonald, NeilGMENG2454112.02865
10Boruchovsky, AvitalIMISR2448112.02932
11Hamitevici, VladimirIMMDA2440112.02856
12Shaw, JohnGMSCO2435112.02851
13Zhou, Yang-FanIMENG2419112.02846
14Golubka, PetrIMUKR2418112.02836
15D`Costa, Lorin A RIMENG2417112.02838
16Hanley, Craig AIMENG2412112.02832
17Sarakauskas, GediminasIMLTU2408112.02829
18Ferguson, MarkIMENG2402112.02829
19Gullaksen, EirikIMNOR2384112.02821
20Crouch, Colin SIMENG2382112.02821
21Ansell, Simon TIMENG2377112.02817
22Schneider, IgorFMUSA2376112.02812
23Weber, TomFMLUX2372112.02811
24Bates, Richard AIMENG2370112.02732
25Szabo, BenceHUN2365112.02811
26Roberson, Peter TFMENG2350112.02808
27Kojima, ShinyaFMJPN2340112.02793
28Moriuchi, ToshiyukiJPN2316112.02886
29Zimmermann, JulianFMGER2299112.02794
30Arvola, BenjaminFMNOR2285112.02774
31Osborne, Marcus EENG2280112.02766
32Dukaczewski, PiotrIMPOL2274112.02765
33Ledger, Dave JFMENG2266112.02759
34Stachanczyk, JacekPOL2265112.02636
35Player, Edmund CENG2248112.02609
36Tan, JustinAUS2239112.02661
37Fayard, AlainFMFRA2202112.02888
38Dole, AnantRSA2138112.02748
39Dale, AriAUS2122112.02737
40Hillarp Persson, TigerGMSWE25461½1.52376
41Holzke, FrankGMGER2521½11.52314
42Schneider, DmitryIMUSA24771½1.52335
43Pert, Richard GIMENG24541½1.52200
44Sadzikowski, DanielIMPOL24491½1.52319
45Kiik, KalleIMEST24371½1.52308
46Bartholomew, JohnIMUSA2427½11.52229
47Slavin, AlexeyIMRUS23971½1.52169
48Houska, JovankaIMENG2396½11.52194
49Rendle, Thomas EIMENG23811½1.52276
50Radovanovic, JovicaFMSRB23611½1.52314
51Richardson, John RFMENG2320½11.52189
52Kvisvik, BredeFMNOR2316½11.52218
53Coleman, David JCMENG2268½11.52156
54Roe, Simon JENG22651½1.52011
55Eames, Robert SFMENG2263½11.52133
56Gunajew, RafalFMPOL2260½11.52091
57Berry, NeilFMSCO22471½1.52337
58Berthier, HugoFRA22201½1.52418
59Jetzl, JoergAUT2208½11.52091
60Hanssen, Gunnar BergNOR22071½1.52361
61Caoili, ArianneWIMAUS22021½1.52449
62Bates, Caspar JENG22001½1.52335
63Hodgson, John HENG21921½1.52315
64Ilfeld, EtanISR2191=11.52588
65Yeo, Michael JENG2191½11.51986
66Steil-Antoni, FionaWIMLUX21691½1.52281
67Lee, Kai Jie EdwardSIN21651½1.52372
68Sayers, RayENG2153½11.51946
69Harari, ZakiENG2143½11.51936
70Quinn, John MENG2127½11.51954
71McKenna, Jason PENG2102½11.52566
72Duncan, Patrick C MENG2071½11.52264
73Szalontay, MihalyHUN20111½1.52177
74Kane, RobertENG1827=11.50
75Baterdene, TsogbayarMGL1673½11.52266
76Vidal, RodriguezVEN0½11.52314
77Rahman, ZiaurGMBAN2518+-1.00
78Cherniaev, AlexanderGMRUS2460101.02131
79Mandiza, FaraiIMZIM2415+-1.00
80Minhazuddin, AhmedIMBAN2401+-1.00
81Abu Sufian, ShakilIMBAN2364+-1.00
82Chatterjee, DebarajFMBAN2307+-1.00
83Saduakassova, DinaraWIMKAZ2298+-1.00
84Rudd, JackIMENG2288101.02051
85Croad, NicolasFMNZL2282101.02041
86Chapman, Terry P DENG2279==1.00
87Britton, Richard LFMENG2233101.02256
88Stephan, AxelGER2233101.02279
89Black, RichardBER2227101.02235
90Kocwin, BartoszFMPOL2226101.02242
91Jackson, James PENG2222101.02221
92Grant, Jonathan I MSCO2217101.02204
93Eriksson, JorgenSWE2213101.02207
94Anderton, Matthew NENG2210101.02174
95Gikas, Andreas BasiliusGER2210011.01139
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97Stone, Andrew MENG2203½½1.01893
98Farrand, TomJCI2200101.02130
99Marusenko, PetrIMUKR2197101.02131
100Wallace, PaulIRL2193101.02122
101Spivack, Simon S YENG2192101.01684
102Iwanow, AnnaWIMPOL2188101.02105
103Semprun Martinez, FernandoESP2183101.02105
104Jaunooby, Ali RENG2178101.02098
105Williamson, Roger GENG2177101.02096
106Tozer, Philip A AENG2176101.02092
107Eden, TomerISR2172=½1.01834
108Moloney, Nicholas RENG2168101.02076
109Guthrie, DavidNZL2167101.02075
110Willmoth, Robert FENG2164101.02071
111Ethelontis, Alexandros NENG2155101.02066
112Eriksson, BoSWE2154101.02063
113Zymberi, AstritALB2154101.02167
114Holzhauer, BjoernGER2153101.02052
115Maduekwe, ChieduNGR2151101.02034
116Ociepka, AdrianPOL2143101.02021
117Rumsey, Victor BENG2138 *101.01983
118Friedland, Jon SCMENG2125101.02033
119Luncasu, Raul-IonutROU2118101.02002
120White, Alastair FSCO2112101.01539
121Hebbes, TimENG2111101.02149
122Wheldon, PhilipENG2103101.01531
123Compton, AlistairNZL2090011.02208
124Takahashi, ReijiJPN2079011.02202
125Cannon, Richard JENG2071011.02199
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127Burke, John SENG2068011.02195
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