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Pearl Spring 2009

nanjiThe new cycle of FIDE Grand Prix tournaments will start in Nanjing, China from September 27th to October 9th.
Number of players: 6.
Average ELO is 2764. It is 21st FIDE tournament category.
Tournament format: Double roundrobin.
Free days: 3rd and 7th October

All rounds start at 08.00 GMT. The Final round starts at 03.00 GMT

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN]

Champions match: Kasparov - Karpov

karkas
12th and 13th World Champions Anatoly Karpov (2619) and Garry Kasparov (2812) will play match in Valencia, Spain from 21st to 24th September.
Match format: 12 (4 Rapid and 8 blitz) games.
Time control: rapid: 25 min + 5 sec/move, blitz 5 min+2 sec/move.

Games start at 18.00 GMT.

ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of this tournament with Rybka 3 Aquarium commentary.

Games: Game 1 [download PGN], Game 2 [download PGN], Game 3 [download PGN], Game 4 [download PGN], Blitz [download PGN]

NameELO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 points
Kasparov281211010½11111½9
Karpov261900101½00000½3

2nd Grand Slam Masters Bilbao Final 2009

bilbao-2009 The 2nd edition of the Grand Slam Masters Final takes place in Bilbao, September 6-12th 2009. The winners of the Nanching Pearl Spring, Corus-Wijk aan Zee, Ciudad de Linares and Mtel Masters-Sofia tournaments were due play in the final. However at the last minute Veselin Topalov has withdrawn and been replaced with Levon Aronian.
The every round start at 16.00 GMT, The last round start at 15.00 GMT.

Final standing : 1.Aronian - 13 points, 2.Grischuk - 8,  3.Karjakin - 7, 4.Shirov - 3.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN]

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