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7th Edmonton International 2012 (Games and Results)

7th Edmonton International 2012

Dale Haessel lost to Nigel Short in Round 4. Photo © Vlad Rekhson.

Dale Haessel lost to Nigel Short in Round 4. Photo © Vlad Rekhson. | http://www.albertachess.org

Nigel Short won the 7th Edmonton International by 3 points (3 points for a win) from Viktor Mikhalevski (who beat Short in the first round). Short made light work of the bottom of the field. Mikhalevski lost to tale ender Dale Haessel in round 7 in a refreshingly direct approach by white. He followed this by blowing a completely overwhelming position against Irina Krush in Round 8. Short blew away Piasetski in Round 9. Krush beat Porper in a tricky ending, at first I thought it was a joke Porper continued a piece down but the ending proved very tricky to win (and at one stage maybe holdable). Certainly I think it would repay study for amateurs to understand best play in this ending. Games and results below.

7th Edmonton International 2012 (Edmonton CAN)
Wed 27th Jun 2012 - Mon 2nd Jul 2012 - Official Site - Results

7th Edmonton Int (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games

7th Edmonton Int (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games

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7th Edmonton Int Edmonton CAN Wed 27th Jun 2012 - Mon 2nd Jul 2012
Leading Final Round 9 Standings:
RkNameTiFEDRtg12345678910PtsTB1TPR
1Short, Nigel DGMENG2705#0==1111112072586
2Mikhalevski, VictorGMISR25191#=01=11101762512
3Kovalyov, AntonGMARG2619==#=0=11111662501
4Krush, IrinaIMUSA2457=1=#=10==1145.52474
5Gardner, RobertCAN2202001=#=1==11352465
6Porper, EdwardIMCAN24140==0=#11=11352441
7Wang, RichardCAN2307000100#=1=832285
8Pechenkin, VladimirFMCAN2312000==0=#=1732285
9Piasetski, LeonIMCAN2304000===0=#=52.52245
10Haessel, Dale R.FMCAN2161010000=0=#522207
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