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🏆 GRENKE Chess Open (2017)

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The GRENKE Chess Open 2017 was held from 13-17 April in the congress centre in Karlsruhe, Germany. Formerly known as the Deizisauer Neckar-Open, this nine rounds Swiss system tournament featured top group grandmasters Nikita Vitiugov, Etienne Bacrot, Richard Rapport, and Maxim Matlakov vying for a first prize of €10,000. The tournament included over 100 titled players and over 900 participants in total! Players received 2 hours for 40 moves and 30 minutes for the rest of the game. There was no increment. ... [more]

Player: Etienne Bacrot

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Bacrot vs F Wagner  1-0382017GRENKE Chess OpenC77 Ruy Lopez
2. Bacrot vs M Kopylov  ½-½352017GRENKE Chess OpenC10 French
3. F Fuchs vs Bacrot  0-1232017GRENKE Chess OpenC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
4. L Milov vs Bacrot  ½-½142017GRENKE Chess OpenC11 French
5. Bacrot vs V Chernov  ½-½222017GRENKE Chess OpenB45 Sicilian, Taimanov
6. Bacrot vs H W Ackermann 1-0412017GRENKE Chess OpenA04 Reti Opening
7. O Wieczorek vs Bacrot  0-1392017GRENKE Chess OpenC96 Ruy Lopez, Closed
8. Bacrot vs J Stocek 1-0292017GRENKE Chess OpenC11 French
9. Landa vs Bacrot  0-1312017GRENKE Chess OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-15-17  PhilFeeley: The description above is for the Zurich Chess Challenge. A little editing needs to be done.
Apr-16-17  Sokrates: Fantastic start by Nils Grandelius.
Apr-16-17  morfishine: <PhilFeeley> Thanks, I was beginning to think that Kramnik must really be stinking it up, he's not even on the first page! lol

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Apr-16-17  morfishine: Wew, Rapport is really playing some dynamic chess, u gotta check out his games

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Apr-17-17  waustad: It's nice to see Kozul doing so well. His best result was probably becoming European Champion, but that was more than a decade ago. It would be great seeing him get a share of first place at age 50.
Apr-18-17  paavoh: Vitiugov won, "Rang zwei geht an Maxim Matlakov. Auf den Plätzen drei und vier landeten Etienne Bacrot und Zdenko Kozul."
Apr-18-17  sonia91: A pity Fedoseev didn't win, after 7 rounds he was on 6.5/7...anyway, congratulations to Vitiugov, I think this is only his 2nd victory of a major open, after Gibraltar 2013
Aug-02-17
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  Tabanus: http://ergebnisse.grenkechessopen.d..., CG's standings list updated according to this. Several players have missing games, incl. Annaberdiev (6th place) who has 7 games (he and several others were not on the list before). And two wrong game results detected (slips sent).

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