Tournament

Welcome to International Chess Match on ChessStudy.com dedicated to Olympic Games-2008 in Beijing which start 08/08/08
Artiom(IM): I wish Good Luck to everyone and thoughtful games as well, because Best Game, Best Positional Idea, Best Striving for Victory, Best Combination, Best Opening, and Best Ending will be honored on this web-page

Let’s Chess wins only!

# Flag  ICC finger Fed. 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 11 12 S  P 
 1  wright NZL # 0 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 ½ ½ 1  3
 2  daisuke JAP 1 # 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 ½ 1  1
 3  diams FRA 0 0 # 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 5 6
 4  pseudonym USA ½ 0 0 # 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 1 4½ 9
 5  JoshWinner USA 0 0 0 0 # 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 12
 6  HeavenlyFractal GBR 0 0 1 ½ 1 # ½ ½ ½ 0 0 0 4 10
 7  danechka USA 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ # 1 0 0 0 0 5 5
 8  okun USA 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 # 0 0 0 0 2 11
 9  MrShaw GBR 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 # ½ 0 0 4½ 8
10  LENI BEL ½ 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 ½ # 0 1 8 4
11  patternmaster AUS ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 1 # 1  2
12  IvanuvIvanchuk SAU 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 # 5 7

Final Standings

Place Name              Feder Rtg  Loc Score Berg.

 1-2  daisuke,          JAP   2202     9.5   46.75
      patternmaster,    AUS   2001     9.5   45.25
  3   wright,           NZL   2051     8.5   37.00
  4   LENI,             BEL   2085     8     32.50
 5-7  danechka,         USA   1620     5     21.25
      diams,            FRA   2035     5     16.50
      IvanuvIvanchuk,   KSA   1809     5     16.00
 8-9  pseudonym,        USA   1735     4.5   20.00
      MrShaw,           ENG   1884     4.5   17.75
 10   HeavenlyFractal,  ENG   1806     4     13.50
 11   okun,             USA   1591     2      4.75
 12   JoshWinner,       USA   1216     0.5    2.25

Technical info:

  • Web-page for results and games: www.chessstudy.com/match

  • In case of equal points at the end of the tournament the tiebreaks are(1) the result of the direct encounter; (2) the Sonneborn-Berger system;(3) the number of won games.

  • August, 8 – September, 14 2008

  • Time control: 25 minutes per game + 10 sec per move, unrated games

  • Rated game if both players want, otherwise – unrated one

  • Players are marked bold font in the Schedule play with White pieces

  • 2 games per week should be played, Round Robin System

  • For starting game with white against, for example, “write” please type:match wright 25 10 white u (u means unrated game)

  • If game starts incorrectly (time control, colour, rated)please type: abort, and try again then

  • Time zone = ICC time (New York) EST

  • Tech support – chessstudy@gmail.com

Schedule:
Round 1 wright – IvanuvIvanchuk, daisuke – patternmaster, diams – LENI, pseudonym – MrShaw, JoshWinner – okun, HeavenlyFractal – danechka

Round 2 wright – daisuke, diams – patternmaster, LENI – pseudonym, MrShaw – JoshWinner, okun – HeavenlyFractal, IvanuvIvanchuk – danechka

Round 3 diams – wright, daisuke – IvanuvIvanchuk, danechka – okun, JoshWinner – LENI, HeavenlyFractal – MrShaw, pseudonym – patternmaster

Round 4 wright – pseudonym, daisuke – diams, patternmaster – JoshWinner, LENI – HeavenlyFractal, MrShaw – danechka, IvanuvIvanchuk – okun

Round 5 JoshWinner – wright, pseudonym – daisuke, diams – IvanuvIvanchuk, HeavenlyFractal – patternmaster, danechka – LENI, okun – MrShaw

Round 6 wright – HeavenlyFractal, daisuke – JoshWinner, diams – pseudonym, patternmaster – danechka, LENI – okun, IvanuvIvanchuk – MrShaw

Round 7 danechka – wright, HeavenlyFractal – daisuke, JoshWinner – diams, pseudonym – IvanuvIvanchuk, okun – patternmaster, MrShaw – LENI

Round 8 wright – okun, daisuke – danechka, diams – HeavenlyFractal, pseudonym – JoshWinner, patternmaster – MrShaw, IvanuvIvanchuk – LENI

Round 9 MrShaw – wright, okun – daisuke, HeavenlyFractal – pseudonym, danechka – diams, JoshWinner – IvanuvIvanchuk, LENI – patternmaster

Round 10 wright – LENI, JoshWinner – HeavenlyFractal, daisuke – MrShaw, IvanuvIvanchuk – patternmaster, diams – okun, pseudonym – danechka

Round 11 patternmaster – wright, LENI – daisuke, danechka – JoshWinner, okun – pseudonym, diams – MrShaw, HeavenlyFractal – IvanuvIvanchuk

Final results:

Artiom(IM): Thanks to everybody for playing our International Chess Match!

I hope you enjoyed it. Positively, these games gave a cause for reflection to all players. Just let me notice that 19 (!) completely winning games were not won in our tournament … See you,

IvanuvIvanchuk: Hey Artiom! Well I would like to thank you for taking the time and effort to arrange this beautiful tournament! Really appreciated! It was a great tourney! Thank you very much for arranging it 🙂 See you later!

patternmaster: you are doing a good job of organising the tournament, can’t be easy with the time differences. thanks for arranging the times for my games, you ran and organised the tournament well.

pseudonym : Thank you for the tournament. I learned quite a lot and got a chance to play much stronger players. I also made a friend with Wright! All was good. Thanks!

wright: again, thank you for the offer 🙂

 

 daisuke

 I place in Chess Match

 9½ points out of 11

 

 patternmaster

 II place in Chess Match

 9½ points out of 11

 

 wright

 III place in Chess Match

 8½ points out of 11

 

 patternmaster

 Best Game

 vs. LENI

 

 LENI

 Best Combination

 vs. IvanuvIvanchuk 20… Rae8!

 

 pseudonym

 Best Positional Idea

 vs. daisuke after move 49

 

 wright

 Best Opening

 vs. IvanuvIvanchuk

 

 patternmaster

 Best Ending

 vs. HeavenlyFractal

 

 daisuke

 Best Striving for Victory

 vs. LENI

 

 IvanuvIvanchuk

 King at the center

 vs. danechka

 

 danechka

 Best newcomer, 10 y.o.

 5 place in Chess Match

Participants:

1. wrgiht – Chris from Christchurch, New Zealand. Best ICC – 2051

2. daisuke – Daisuke from Tokyo, Japan. Best ICC – 2207

3. diams – Louis from Rodez in Aveyron, France. Best ICC – 2066 (blitz)

4. pseudonym – Patrick from West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. Best ICC – 1760

5. JoshWinner – Josh from Princeton, NJ, USA. Best ICC – new on ICC

6. HeavenlyFractal – Romalt from Cambridge, Great Britain. Best ICC – 2165

7. danechka – Daniel from West Windsor, NJ, USA. Best ICC – 1705

8. okun – Mariya from Cherry Hill, NJ, USA. Best ICC – 1621

9. MrShaw – Matthew from Westcliff-on-Sea in Essex, GBR. Best ICC – 1975

10.LENI – Ivan from Ghent, Belgium. Best ICC – 2069

11.patternmaster – Jeff from from Adelaide, Australia. Best ICC – 2115

12.IvanuvIvanchuk – Hammam from Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Best ICC – 1894

Below you can review all games from our tournament (use the drop-down menu above the chess board to select a game; on your mobile or tablet, swipe down or up to make the next or previous game appear).