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FIDE Grand Prix Astrakhan 2010 (13)

FIDE Grand Prix Astrakhan 2010

Vassily Ivanchuk against the winner Pavel Eljanov. Photo ©

Vassily Ivanchuk against the winner Pavel Eljanov. Photo © | http://astrakhan2010.fide.com/

The FIDE Grand Prix took place in Astrakhan, Russia Sunday 9th May 2010 - Tueday 25th May 2010. Pavel Eljanov took clear first place with 8/13. Teimour Radjabov joins Levon Aronian as the qualifier for the Candidates from the overall standings of the Grand Prix

This page has result, games and stories from the tournament which started on May 10th 2010.

Participants: Vladimir Akopian (Armenia) Evgeny Alekseev (Russia) Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) Vugar Gashimov (Azerbaijan) Boris Gelfand (Israel) Ernesto Inarkiev (Russia) Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) Dmitry Jakovenko (Russia) Peter Leko (Hungary) Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan) Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine) Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan) Peter Svidler (Russia) Wang Yue (China)

The Grand Prix is part of the next World Chess Championship qualification cycle. The top two in the Grand Prix standings qualify for the next FIDE Candidates cycle 2010-11. Levon Aronian has enough points to secure qualification so decided not to play this event.

Latest FIDE Grand Prix Standings

FIDE Grand Prix Standings After 5 Rounds
No Player Baku Sochi Elista Nalchik Jermuk Played Total (best 3)
1 Aronian ARM 180,0 180,0 140,0 3 500,0
2 Radjabov AZE 60,0 150,0 153,3 3 363,3
3 Grischuk RUS 105,0 45,0 153,3 105,0 4 363,3
4 Wang Yue CHN 153,3 120,0 80,0 3 353,3
5 Gashimov AZE 153,3 65,0 110,0 3 328,3
6 Leko HUN 80,0 140,0 100,0 3 320,0
7 Jakovenko RUS 90,0 153,3 35,0 3 278,3
8 Ivanchuk UKR 65,0 20,0 180,0 3 265,0
9 Gelfand ISR 30,0 85,0 140,0 3 255,0
10 Mamedyarov AZE 105,0 80,0 55,0 3 240,0
11 Bacrot FRA 15,0 80,0 105,0 55,0 4 240,0
12 Kamsky USA 60,0 120,0 55,0 55,0 4 235,0
13 Svidler RUS 85,0 90,0 55,0 3 230,0
14 Karjakin UKR 60,0 90,0 55,0 80,0 4 230,0
15 Alekseev RUS 35,0 85,0 100,0 3 220,0
16 Kasimdzhanov UZB 80,0 20,0 100,0 3 200,0
17 Akopian ARM 15,0 140,0 35,0 3 190,0
18 Cheparinov BUL 35,0 45,0 50,0 10,0 4 130,0
19 Eljanov UKR 35,0 20,0 70,0 3 125,0
20 Inarkiev RUS 15,0 15,0 20,0 3 50,0
Navara CZE 35,0 15,0 excl. 2
Carlsen NOR 153,3 withdrew 1
Adams ENG 85,0 withdrew 1
Al-Modiahki QAT 15,0 excl. 1
Pelletier SUI excl. 0

FIDE GP Astrakhan 2010 (Astrakhan RUS)
Sun 9th May 2010 - Tue 25th May 2010 - Official Site - Results - Live

Grand Prix (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games

Grand Prix (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games

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FIDE GP Astrakhan (RUS), 10-24 v 2010 cat. XX (2730)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2751 * 0 ½ ½ 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 8 2814
2. Ponomariov, Ruslan g UKR 2733 1 * 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 7 2758
3. Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2725 ½ 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 7 2758
4. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2763 ½ ½ ½ * 1 0 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 7 2755
5. Alekseev, Evgeny g RUS 2700 1 ½ ½ 0 * ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7 2760
6. Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2740 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 7 2757
7. Leko, Peter g HUN 2735 0 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 2729
8. Gashimov, Vugar g AZE 2734 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 2729
9. Wang Yue g CHN 2752 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2727
10. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2741 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ 0 ½ 6 2699
11. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2735 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 * ½ 0 ½ 6 2700
12. Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2741 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * 0 0 2671
13. Inarkiev, Ernesto g RUS 2669 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 * 0 2677
14. Akopian, Vladimir g ARM 2694 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 * 2675
Round 1 (May 10, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 44 D80 Gruenfeld 4.Bg5
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 35 E21 Nimzo Indian 4.Nf3
Alekseev, Evgeny - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 25 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Gashimov, Vugar - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 36 C88 Ruy Lopez Closed
Wang Yue - Leko, Peter ½-½ 18 E04 Catalan
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Ponomariov, Ruslan ½-½ 41 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Akopian, Vladimir - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 39 C42 Petroff's Defence
Round 2 (May 11, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Akopian, Vladimir 1-0 64 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Gashimov, Vugar ½-½ 25 A67 Benoni Three Pawns System
Radjabov, Teimour - Inarkiev, Ernesto ½-½ 28 C45 Scotch Game
Leko, Peter - Alekseev, Evgeny 1-0 40 A61 Benoni
Gelfand, Boris - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 39 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Svidler, Peter - Ponomariov, Ruslan 0-1 25 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Wang Yue ½-½ 27 A00 Irregular Openings
Round 3 (May 12, 2010)
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 33 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 36 D38 QGD Ragozin
Alekseev, Evgeny - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 43 C42 Petroff's Defence
Gashimov, Vugar - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 29 C42 Petroff's Defence
Wang Yue - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 35 E06 Catalan
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Leko, Peter ½-½ 56 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Akopian, Vladimir - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 23 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Round 4 (May 13, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Gashimov, Vugar ½-½ 61 A61 Benoni
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Alekseev, Evgeny ½-½ 30 E17 Queens Indian
Leko, Peter - Ponomariov, Ruslan ½-½ 44 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Gelfand, Boris - Wang Yue ½-½ 33 D10 Slav Defence
Svidler, Peter - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 25 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Inarkiev, Ernesto 0-1 45 B13 Caro Kann Exchange
Akopian, Vladimir - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 53 C95 Ruy Lopez Breyer
Round 5 (May 14, 2010)
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 50 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 23 D97 Gruenfeld Russian
Alekseev, Evgeny - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 25 C24 Bishop's Opening
Radjabov, Teimour - Leko, Peter ½-½ 31 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Gashimov, Vugar - Akopian, Vladimir ½-½ 33 C99 Ruy Lopez Chigorin
Wang Yue - Eljanov, Pavel 0-1 53 D12 Slav Defence
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 60 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 6 (May 16, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Alekseev, Evgeny 0-1 65 E17 Queens Indian
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Ponomariov, Ruslan 1-0 63 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Gashimov, Vugar ½-½ 43 D15 Slav Defence
Gelfand, Boris - Inarkiev, Ernesto 0-1 49 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Svidler, Peter - Leko, Peter ½-½ 28 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 58 A16 English Opening
Akopian, Vladimir - Wang Yue 0-1 74 C42 Petroff's Defence
Round 7 (May 17, 2010)
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 37 D12 Slav Defence
Alekseev, Evgeny - Akopian, Vladimir 1-0 40 C97 Ruy Lopez
Radjabov, Teimour - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 66 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Leko, Peter - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 67 C60 Ruy Lopez
Gashimov, Vugar - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 62 C95 Ruy Lopez Breyer
Wang Yue - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 49 E68 King's Indian Fianchetto
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Eljanov, Pavel 0-1 50 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 8 (May 18, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Ponomariov, Ruslan 0-1 48 E01 Catalan
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Leko, Peter ½-½ 42 E58 Nimzo Indian
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Alekseev, Evgeny 1-0 33 E15 Queens Indian
Gashimov, Vugar - Wang Yue ½-½ 62 A14 Reti Opening
Gelfand, Boris - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 40 E92 King's Indian Classical
Svidler, Peter - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 51 C42 Petroff's Defence
Akopian, Vladimir - Inarkiev, Ernesto 1-0 104 D94 Gruenfeld Closed
Round 9 (May 19, 2010)
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Akopian, Vladimir ½-½ 96 D11 Slav Defence
Alekseev, Evgeny - Gashimov, Vugar ½-½ 37 B53 Sicilian Hungarian
Radjabov, Teimour - Eljanov, Pavel 0-1 56 D38 QGD Ragozin
Leko, Peter - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 26 C42 Petroff's Defence
Wang Yue - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 26 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 27 A30 English Symmetrical
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 46 B40 Sicilian Classical
Round 10 (May 21, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Leko, Peter 1-0 43 D10 Slav Defence
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Ponomariov, Ruslan ½-½ 25 E06 Catalan
Gashimov, Vugar - Inarkiev, Ernesto 1-0 49 C97 Ruy Lopez
Wang Yue - Alekseev, Evgeny ½-½ 66 A63 Benoni
Gelfand, Boris - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 26 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Svidler, Peter - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 40 E00 Catalan
Akopian, Vladimir - Radjabov, Teimour 0-1 40 B32 Sicilian Labourdonnais
Round 11 (May 22, 2010)
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Gashimov, Vugar 1-0 47 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 53 C42 Petroff's Defence
Alekseev, Evgeny - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 22 B83 Sicilian Scheveningen
Radjabov, Teimour - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 39 C69 Ruy Lopez Exchange
Leko, Peter - Akopian, Vladimir ½-½ 46 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 25 E01 Catalan
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Wang Yue ½-½ 53 C42 Petroff's Defence
Round 12 (May 23, 2010)
Eljanov, Pavel - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 15 E06 Catalan
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Leko, Peter 1-0 73 E20 Nimzo Indian
Alekseev, Evgeny - Inarkiev, Ernesto 1-0 88 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Gashimov, Vugar - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 46 B23 Sicilian Closed
Wang Yue - Ponomariov, Ruslan ½-½ 44 D72 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Svidler, Peter - Gelfand, Boris 1-0 31 C48 Four Knights Rubinstein
Akopian, Vladimir - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 23 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Round 13 (May 24, 2010)
Ponomariov, Ruslan - Alekseev, Evgeny ½-½ 50 D38 QGD Ragozin
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Akopian, Vladimir ½-½ 31 D17 Slav Defence
Radjabov, Teimour - Wang Yue ½-½ 91 C42 Petroff's Defence
Leko, Peter - Gashimov, Vugar 1-0 79 A31 English Symmetrical
Gelfand, Boris - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 40 E58 Nimzo Indian
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 30 A00 Irregular Openings
Inarkiev, Ernesto - Svidler, Peter 1-0 58 E60 King's Indian without Nc3

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