Participants Arrive to Poikovsky

Время публикации: 10.05.2014 22:16 | Последнее обновление: 10.05.2014 22:16

The 15th international tournament named after Anatoly Karpov starts tomorrow in Poikovsky. The opening ceremony will be held at 08:00 CET, Round 1 staarts at 10:00 CET.

As usually ten grandmasters will determine the strongest in a round-robin. Those are: Nepomniachtchi 2735, Eljanov 2732, Jakovenko 2730, Bacrot 2721, Morozevich 2719, Shirov 2703, Motylev 2687, Saric 2666, Bologan 2655 and Sutovsky 2642. 
Information on the tournament

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  • Dmitry Jakovenko replaced Saric in the shared lead position two rounds to go. Russian GM may be following a balanced tactics: he defeated two outsiders (at the time those games were played) Bologan and Sutovsky. Then he made two short draws with the compatriots, today he won an important game against the grandmaster from Croatia. 

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  • Croatian GM Ivan Saric was chosen by the Association of Chess Professions to participate at 15th Poikovsky tournament which will take place from May 11 to 20. The organisers of the competition had an agreement with ACP according to which the association hold the right to nominate one participant. As Emil Sutovsky posted on his Facebook page Ivan Saric's achievements were not left unnoticed: he won Wijk aan Zee B-Group competition, also became champion of Croatia and shared 2nd place at European championship.

  • Round 1 of the Poikovsky tournament was marked with only one win: Alexadner Morozevich celebrated win over Viorel Bologan in 96 moves.

  • Today is the arrival day of Poikovsky tournament dedicated to the twelfth world champion Anatoly Karpov and they are met by traditional north Russian weather, autumn rain. As we told before this time the participants of the round tournament consist of: Alexander Motylev, Sergei Rublevsky, Dmitry Jakovenko (all Russia), Ruslan Ponomariov (Ukraine), Alexander Onischuk (USA), Viorel Bologan (Moldova), Lazaro Bruzon (Cuba), Radoslaw Wojtaszek (Poland), Nigel Short (England) and Wang Yue (China).