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Biel Chess Festival 2010 (Concluded)

Biel Chess Festival 2010

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave against Anish Giri in Round 4. Photo ©

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave against Anish Giri in Round 4. Photo © | http://www.bielchessfestival.ch/

The Biel Chess Festival took place 17th-30th July 2010. The main Grandmaster tournament saw a three way tie between Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Fabiano Caruana and they played off on Thursday morning. Caruana beat Vachier in a blitz match 2-1. He then went on to beat Nguyen in a 10m+10spm rapid playoff for the title. Alexander Riazantsev took first place in the MTO Open from Kosintseva, Kritz, Feller, Bauer, Golod and Maze on tie-break after all scored 8/11.

43rd Biel International Chess Festival 2010 (Biel SUI)
Sat 17th Jul 2010 - Fri 30th Jul 2010 - Official Site - Results - Live

Biel GM (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC:120m:60m) - Games in PGN: Games YGM

Biel YGM Playoff (3 players 2 Rds KO Indiv TC:10m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Playoffs

MTO (114 players 11 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:120m:60m) - Games in PGN: MTO Games

Biel GM (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 120m:60m) - Games in PGN: Games YGM

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YGM Biel (SUI), 19-28 vii 2010 cat. XVII (2658)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son g VIE 2617 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 2742
2. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2723 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 2730
3. Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2697 ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2733
4. Andreikin, Dmitry g RUS 2650 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 2702
5. So, Wesley g PHI 2674 ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ 1 0 1 ½ 2656
6. Tomashevsky, Evgeny g RUS 2708 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 2652
7. Rodshtein, Maxim g ISR 2609 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ * 1 ½ 1 2663
8. Giri, Anish g NED 2672 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 * ½ ½ 4 2613
9. Howell, David W L g ENG 2616 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * 1 2582
10. Negi, Parimarjan g IND 2615 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 * 2496
Round 1 (July 19, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 44 C69 Ruy Lopez Exchange
Andreikin, Dmitry - Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son ½-½ 28 C15 French Winawer
Rodshtein, Maxim - Negi, Parimarjan 1-0 30 E04 Catalan
Giri, Anish - Tomashevsky, Evgeny ½-½ 28 E11 Bogo Indian Defence
Howell, David W L - So, Wesley 0-1 32 B13 Caro Kann Exchange
Round 2 (July 20, 2010)
Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son - Howell, David W L ½-½ 35 A45 Trompowsky
Caruana, Fabiano - Rodshtein, Maxim ½-½ 25 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
So, Wesley - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 64 D78 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Tomashevsky, Evgeny - Negi, Parimarjan 1-0 94 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Giri, Anish - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 109 A41 Modern Defence
Round 3 (July 21, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son ½-½ 54 C03 French Tarrasch
Andreikin, Dmitry - Tomashevsky, Evgeny ½-½ 22 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
Rodshtein, Maxim - So, Wesley 0-1 39 D86 Gruenfeld Simagin
Howell, David W L - Giri, Anish ½-½ 27 C42 Petroff's Defence
Negi, Parimarjan - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 28 B23 Sicilian Closed
Round 4 (July 22, 2010)
Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son - Rodshtein, Maxim ½-½ 36 A05 Various
Andreikin, Dmitry - Howell, David W L 1-0 30 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
So, Wesley - Negi, Parimarjan ½-½ 28 D58 Queens Gambit Tartakover
Tomashevsky, Evgeny - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 21 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Giri, Anish - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 43 E92 King's Indian Classical
Round 5 (July 23, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 56 C63 Ruy Lopez Schliemann
Caruana, Fabiano - So, Wesley 1-0 49 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Rodshtein, Maxim - Giri, Anish 1-0 39 E06 Catalan
Howell, David W L - Tomashevsky, Evgeny ½-½ 16 C53 Giuoco Piano
Negi, Parimarjan - Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son ½-½ 22 C16 French Winawer
Round 6 (July 24, 2010)
Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 31 D00 Queen's Pawn Game
Andreikin, Dmitry - Rodshtein, Maxim ½-½ 20 A29 English Four Knights
Tomashevsky, Evgeny - So, Wesley ½-½ 24 D11 Slav Defence
Giri, Anish - Negi, Parimarjan ½-½ 20 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Howell, David W L - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 40 E90 King's Indian Classical
Round 7 (July 26, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Tomashevsky, Evgeny ½-½ 38 C95 Ruy Lopez Breyer
Caruana, Fabiano - Giri, Anish ½-½ 32 E06 Catalan
So, Wesley - Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son ½-½ 26 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Rodshtein, Maxim - Howell, David W L ½-½ 52 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Negi, Parimarjan - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 28 B41 Sicilian Paulsen
Round 8 (July 27, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Rodshtein, Maxim 1-0 54 D76 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Andreikin, Dmitry - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 55 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
Tomashevsky, Evgeny - Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son 0-1 45 A27 English Dutch System
Giri, Anish - So, Wesley 1-0 44 A29 English Four Knights
Howell, David W L - Negi, Parimarjan 1-0 52 B22 Sicilian Alapin
Round 9 (July 28, 2010)
Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son - Giri, Anish 1-0 59 A05 Various
Caruana, Fabiano - Howell, David W L ½-½ 26 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
So, Wesley - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 86 A55 Old Indian Defence
Rodshtein, Maxim - Tomashevsky, Evgeny ½-½ 60 E11 Bogo Indian Defence
Negi, Parimarjan - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 24 B48 Sicilian Paulsen

Biel YGM Playoff (3 players 2 Rds KO Indiv TC: 10m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Playoffs

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YGM Playoff 2 Biel (SUI), 29 vii 2010
1 Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2697 = 1 1.5 2810
2 Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son g VIE 2617 = 0 0.5 2504
Game 1 (July 29, 2010)
Caruana, Fabiano - Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son 1/2 51 D12 Slav Defence
Game 2 (July 29, 2010)
Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 73 D00 Queen's Pawn Game
YGM Playoff 1 Biel (SUI), 29 vii 2010
1 Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2697 1 0 1 2 2848
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2723 0 1 0 1 2572
Game 1 (July 29, 2010)
Caruana, Fabiano - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0 32 E81 King's Indian Saemisch
Game 2 (July 29, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Caruana, Fabiano 1-0 40 D00 Queen's Pawn Game
Game 3 (July 29, 2010)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 51 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening

MTO (114 players 11 Rds Swiss Indiv TC: 120m:60m) - Games in PGN: MTO Games

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MTO Biel (SUI), 19 - 30 vii 2010
Leading Round 11 (of 11) Standings:
PlNameTiFEDElo+=-PtsTB1TB2
1. Riazantsev,Alexan GM RUS 2682 5 6 0 8.0 74.5 690.5
2. Kosintseva,Nadezh IM RUS 2551 5 6 0 8.0 73.5 686.5
3. Kritz,Leonid GM GER 2618 6 4 1 8.0 72.0 682.0
4. Feller,Sebastien GM FRA 2611 7 2 2 8.0 71.5 702.0
5. Bauer,Christian GM FRA 2612 5 6 0 8.0 71.5 681.0
6. Golod,Vitali GM ISR 2585 6 4 1 8.0 71.0 665.0
7. Maze,Sebastien GM FRA 2573 7 2 2 8.0 64.0 629.5
8. Hauchard,Arnaud GM FRA 2526 5 5 1 7.5 71.5 675.0
9. Mikhalevski,Victo GM ISR 2610 5 5 1 7.5 70.0 668.5
10. Roiz,Michael GM ISR 2645 5 5 1 7.5 66.5 660.0
11. Gleizerov,Evgeny GM RUS 2573 5 5 1 7.5 63.5 642.5
12. Lysyj,Igor GM RUS 2631 5 4 2 7.0 71.5 671.5
13. Ulibin,Mikhail GM RUS 2540 6 2 3 7.0 71.5 666.5
14. Kaplan,Sasha IM ISR 2422 7 0 4 7.0 69.5 637.5
15. Pavlovic,Milos GM SRB 2534 5 4 2 7.0 66.5 652.0
16. Bok,Benjamin FM NED 2449 6 2 3 7.0 66.5 645.0
17. Pelletier,Yannick GM SUI 2589 5 4 2 7.0 66.0 658.0
18. Onoprienko,Vladim IM RUS 2343 7 0 4 7.0 64.5 623.0
19. Al-Sayed,Mohammed GM QAT 2498 5 4 2 7.0 64.5 611.0
20. Cebalo,Miso GM CRO 2500 4 6 1 7.0 64.0 636.5
21. Domont,Alex IM SUI 2328 6 2 3 7.0 64.0 625.5
22. Nezad,Husein Aziz IM QAT 2398 6 2 3 7.0 61.5 601.0
23. Efroimski,Marsel WFM ISR 2169 5 4 2 7.0 58.0 595.0
24. Eichhorn,Andreas FM GER 2294 5 3 3 6.5 64.5 606.0
25. Nedilko,Vasyl UKR 2408 3 7 1 6.5 64.0 616.0
26. Kamber,Bruno FM SUI 2302 5 3 3 6.5 63.0 620.5
115 players

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