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🏆 Russian Club Cup (2006)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Levon Aronian, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Morozevich, Sergey Karjakin, Vassily Ivanchuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Anatoly Karpov, Boris Gelfand, Ruslan Ponomariov, Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Alexey Shirov, Sergei Movsesian, Nikita Vitiugov, Evgeny Bareev, Arkadij Naiditsch, Victor Bologan, Vladimir Malakhov, Ernesto Inarkiev, Alexander Moiseenko, Evgeny Alekseev, Andrei Volokitin, Alexander Areshchenko, Alexander Riazantsev, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Denis Khismatullin, Vladimir Akopian, Aleksey Dreev, Alexander Motylev, Zahar Efimenko, Evgeny Najer, Sergei Rublevsky, Boris Grachev, Emil Sutovsky, Alexander Khalifman, Sergei Tiviakov, Sergey Volkov, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Vladimir Potkin, Artyom Timofeev, Michael Roiz, Aleksej Aleksandrov, Mikhail Kobalia, Konstantin Landa, Igor Kurnosov, Vladislav Tkachiev, Konstantin Sakaev, Oleg Korneev, Maxim Turov, Evgeny Romanov, Ildar Khairullin, Pavel Tregubov, Andrei Kharlov, Boris Savchenko, Kamil Miton, Farrukh Amonatov, Karen Asrian, Vladimir Belov, Pavel Smirnov, Smbat Lputian, Valerij Filippov, Sergey Erenburg, Alexander Galkin, Alexey Korotylev, Dmitry Frolyanov, Andrei Deviatkin, Sergey Grigoriants, Petr Kiriakov, Yuri Yakovich, Maxim Sorokin, Michail Brodsky, Valerij Popov, Artur Gabrielian, Vasily Yemelin, Andrey Rychagov, Evgeny Sveshnikov, Anton Shomoev, Alexei Kornev, Denis Yevseev, Sergej Dyachkov, Evgeny Shaposhnikov, Artem Iljin, Alexandr Kharitonov, Jakov Geller, Stanislav Novikov, Alexei Iljushin, Alexei Bezgodov, Oleg Nikolenko, Sergei Iskusnyh, Valeri Yandemirov

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Morozevich vs A Moiseenko 1-0432006Russian Club CupC42 Petrov Defense
2. Eljanov vs Jakovenko  0-1422006Russian Club CupE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. Bologan vs Tomashevsky 1-0852006Russian Club CupC53 Giuoco Piano
4. S Dyachkov vs Tkachiev 0-1402006Russian Club CupE01 Catalan, Closed
5. P Smirnov vs A Kornev  ½-½712006Russian Club CupC18 French, Winawer
6. E Shaposhnikov vs Nepomniachtchi  ½-½222006Russian Club CupB51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
7. Radjabov vs Ivanchuk  ½-½202006Russian Club CupE11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. A Volokitin vs Kasimdzhanov  ½-½282006Russian Club CupC92 Ruy Lopez, Closed
9. A Timofeev vs E Najer ½-½462006Russian Club CupB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
10. S Volkov vs Filippov  1-0762006Russian Club CupE46 Nimzo-Indian
11. Kharlov vs V Popov  1-0862006Russian Club CupB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
12. Korneev vs V Yandemirov ½-½332006Russian Club CupC72 Ruy Lopez, Modern Steinitz Defense, 5.O-O
13. Grischuk vs Tiviakov ½-½262006Russian Club CupB01 Scandinavian
14. Movsesian vs Shirov ½-½782006Russian Club CupC15 French, Winawer
15. V Akopian vs Brodsky  1-0332006Russian Club CupE17 Queen's Indian
16. D Yevseev vs Dreev 1-0362006Russian Club CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
17. V Malakhov vs I Khairullin 1-0422006Russian Club CupB33 Sicilian
18. V Yemelin vs Motylev  ½-½332006Russian Club CupB63 Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack
19. Zvjaginsev vs Ponomariov 1-0582006Russian Club CupB20 Sicilian
20. Karjakin vs Erenburg  ½-½322006Russian Club CupC42 Petrov Defense
21. M Kobalia vs Landa  ½-½562006Russian Club CupC65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
22. P Tregubov vs A Galkin  ½-½202006Russian Club CupD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
23. K Asrian vs Sutovsky  ½-½272006Russian Club CupC90 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. K Miton vs Lputian  0-1702006Russian Club CupD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. A Riazantsev vs A Shomoev  ½-½582006Russian Club CupD90 Grunfeld
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Apr-30-06  alexandrovm: Many super GM's started bad this tournament, like Grischuk and Radjabov...
Apr-30-06  alexandrovm: sorry, Grischuk and Ponomariov, Radjabov is doing fine here...
Apr-30-06  Appaz: <<notyetagm> Who else has done well besides Mamedyarov and Morozevich?> Add "&crosstable=1" to the address of this page and you should get the individual score in percent.
Apr-30-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  nfazli: <appaz>nice ..thank you
May-01-06  Mameluk: Najer´s +5 is according to me the best performance of the tournament. 1st board was very tight, but all top teners should gain a few rating points - besides Ponomariov perhaps?!
May-01-06  LancelotduLac: Mamedyarov's +6 (including wins against Motylev, Kharlov, Bologan, and Volkov) was the best performance of the tournament.
May-01-06  percyblakeney: Mamedyarov, Najer and Inarkiev had very good results. Not bad by for example Morozevich, Radjabov, Ivanchuk and Gelfand either.

Unhappy with their results are probably Kasimdzhanov, +0 -2 =8, Khalifman, 3 losses and 3 draws (in 18 moves or less), and Grischuk, Bareev and Volokitin for losing three games each. Maybe also Ponomariov for "just" getting an even score and losing twice.

May-01-06  percyblakeney: Results of the highest rated players in the women's competition:

Stefanova (2502): +5 -1 =2
T. Kosintseva (2489): +5 -2 =4
Cmilyte (2470): +4 -2 =4
N. Kosintseva (2469): +8 -0 =3
Lahno (2468): +2 -2 =5

The Kosintseva sisters and Lahno didn't play on first board and had slightly weaker opposition than Stefanova and Cmilyte. On first board played also for example:

Pähtz (2438): +4 -1 =5
Skripchenko (2423): +1 -3 =5
Ovod (2395): +4 -2 =3
Shadrina (2371): +6 -2 =3

May-01-06  Phi: Is there somewhere a list of performances and/or rating changes from this team championship? (preferable not in russian :) )
May-01-06  erasmus: Ivanchuk didn't get exhausted from playing it seems. His longest game is a draw in 40 moves, while 7 out of 10 games were finished in 22 moves or less.
May-01-06  percyblakeney: <Phi> If there is, I haven't found it...
May-01-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  sisyphus: The Ural team wins, with Malakhov (+3) and Shirov (+2) posting the best results.
May-01-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: <Appaz: ... Add "&crosstable=1" to the address of this page and you should get the individual score in percent.>

Great tip. Thanks.

May-01-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  sisyphus: According to TWIC, the top four teams qualify for the European Club Cup (Ural, TPS Saransk, Tomsk-400, and Termosteps). Players include Aronian, Ivanchuk, Morozevich, Gelfand, and Grischuk.
May-01-06  Ibelox: <phi>
I did some rough calculations
should be plus minus one OK.

Top player results :
Aronian +2
Ponomariov -2
Ivanchuk +2
Morozevich +3
Gelfand +5
Grischuk -9
Radjabov +6
Akopian -6
Bareev -15
Shirov +3
Mamedyarov +16
Malakhov +1
Rublevsky -3
Jakovenko -9
Kasimdzhanov-10

other results
Karpov -4
Naidtisch -9
Karjakin -2
Najer +20 !
Khalifman -19 !

May-01-06  Phi: <Ibelox> good work, thank you very much!
May-02-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: <Ibelox ...

Top player results :
Aronian +2>

Aronian is so unbelievably consistent. He seems to gain rating points every time he plays.

May-02-06  cuendillar: <What's with Grandmaster draws? Don't you want your team to win?> You play for a win if you're better. It is most unseemly to take losing chances in a team match, basic strategy is to win where you're better and draw where inferior. Trust me, I've played a few matches.
May-02-06  percyblakeney: It's very close around tenth place on FIDE's ranking list. Gelfand's five points takes him past Kramnik at the moment, and Adams won his three games in 4NCL this weekend. Radjabov's six points leave him six behind Kramnik. If Kramnik doesn't gain points in the Olympiad he will probably not be in the top ten on the July list.
May-02-06  percyblakeney: ...forgot about Shirov, who at the time of writing should be around 2730. Kramnik, Adams and Radjabov may temporarily be just outside of the top ten, but it's extremely close, place 5 to 13 isn't separated by much more than 10 points.
May-03-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: <percyblakeney> Shirov is back to 2730? Gee, I didn't realize that.

Last time I checked Shirov was in the 2690s.

May-03-06  percyblakeney: If what <MrSunny> writes at Alexey Shirov is correct he is 2730 if he plays no more games before the July list. Right now I think Leko is 5th with 2738 and Radjabov 13th with 2723.
May-03-06  adewale: Hello. I'm fairly new to the site. How do i get to play thru the individual games? Your help is needed. Thanks.
May-03-06  Pawsome: Evgeny Najer 8 points. Wow! It's eas to overlook him in such illustrious company.
Apr-12-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  notyetagm: Anyone know when the Russian Club Cup is going to take place in 2007? It should be fairly soon.

Thanks.

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