Category Archives: Gelfand

Corus 2006, Round 2

Ivanchuk takes the lead after winning a long game against Sokolov. Topalov crashes to a loss against Michael Adams. Bacrot outplays Tiviakov, and Kamsky bounces back with a smooth win over Gelfand. Aronian holds Anand to a draw. Adams – … Continue reading

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Corus 2006, Round 1

Anand wins in fine sacrificial style (and wins my vote as the game of the round). Topalov misses an immediate win, but still finishes Kamsky off in style. Aronian plays too ambitiously and loses to a steady Ivanchuk. Loek van … Continue reading

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