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🏆 SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque) (2013)

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Played in Beijing, China 17-18 December 2013. Basque: the players played two games one with each color simultaneously against the same opponent (5 opponents). Official site: ... [more]

Player: Leinier Dominguez Perez

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Dominguez Perez vs Le Quang Liem  ½-½492013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)C67 Ruy Lopez
2. Le Quang Liem vs Dominguez Perez  1-0472013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Grischuk vs Dominguez Perez 0-1422013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)A07 King's Indian Attack
4. Dominguez Perez vs Grischuk  ½-½482013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)C67 Ruy Lopez
5. Nepomniachtchi vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½532013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)C42 Petrov Defense
6. Dominguez Perez vs Nepomniachtchi  ½-½392013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
7. Leko vs Dominguez Perez  ½-½622013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)C42 Petrov Defense
8. Dominguez Perez vs Leko  ½-½482013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
9. Dominguez Perez vs Mamedyarov  ½-½822013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)B11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
10. Mamedyarov vs Dominguez Perez  1-0332013SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque)D50 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-18-13  notyetagm: SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Basque) (2013)

Karjakin kicked ass in this format: a 2-point lead(!!) over second place!

Dec-18-13  notyetagm: And by the way, first!
Dec-18-13  Mr. President: <first> http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7416/...
Dec-21-13  Sihlous: That really is an incredible performance...Especially over this field...Always happy to see Karjakin do well.
Dec-21-13  RedShield: I associate basques with Barcelona and Madonna. What have they to do with chess?
Dec-21-13  Valmy: <redshield> If you associate Basques with Barcelona, then you should review your geography.
Dec-21-13  RedShield: Oh wait a minute, they're Catalans, aren't they? Make that Athletic Bilbao.
Dec-21-13  RedShield: <On Tuesday and Wednesday, the last two days of the World Mind Games' chess events, the players entered a new discipline at this event: the “Basque System”, named after a tournament held in San Sebastian two year ago. It's like playing rapid chess but with the opponents playing two games simultaneously. According to the official website, this remarkable system created a lot of tense an interesting situations, “especially when both players where in timetrouble, on both boards”.

[...]

On Facebook GM Emil Sutovsky started a discussion about this.

“I can not recall a single high-quality game played in either London / Beijing - in fact, the vast majority of them were decided by the inexplicable blunders. The winners are, as always, deserving. But I am talking purely about chess content and chess value. And I also feel that the public was not following the events as closely, as it would be with a classical format. But maybe these are just my feelings? What do you think? Did you like it fast? Was there a real SHOW, which compensated for a real CHESS? Your feedback is important, please cast your opinion.”>

http://www.chessvibes.com/world-min...

Dec-25-13  offramp: <Valmy: <redshield> If you associate Basques with Barcelona, then you should review your geography.>

And anyone who associates basques with anything other that underwear should give up chess.

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