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Top grandmasters tournament in China: Nanjing 2008 12 December 2008

China Top-GM's tournament logotypeThe first Top GM’s tournament in China, Pearl Spring, will take part from December 10th to December 22nd in Nanjing. Average ELO rating of participants is 2751, which makes it a category 21 tournament - the strongest ever held in China.
Format is double round robin. All rounds start at 07:00 GMT, December 16th is the rest day.
Veselin Topalov has won the tournament.

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] All games [download PGN]

Final Standings

Below are round-by-round pairings and results:

Round 1 - 11th Dec.

Sergei Movsesian - Bu Xiangzhi 0-1
Vassily Ivanchuk - Peter Svidler ½-½
Levon Aronian - Veselin Topalov ½-½
Round 1 games [download PGN]

Round 2 - 12th Dec.

Veselin Topalov - Bu Xiangzhi ½-½
Peter Svidler - Sergei Movsesian 0-1
Levon Aronian - Vassily Ivanchuk 1-0
Round 2 games [download PGN]

Round 3 - 13th Dec.

Vassily Ivanchuk - Veselin Topalov ½-½
Sergei Movsesian - Levon Aronian ½-½
Bu Xiangzhi - Peter Svidler ½-½
Round 3 games [download PGN]

Round 4 - 14th Dec.

Sergei Movsesian - Veselin Topalov ½-½
Bu Xiangzhi - Vassily Ivanchuk ½-½
Peter Svidler - Levon Aronian ½-½
Round 4 games [download PGN]

Round 5 - 15th Dec.

Veselin Topalov - Peter Svidler 1-0
Levon Aronian - Bu Xiangzhi ½-½
Vassily Ivanchuk - Sergei Movsesian ½-½
Round 5 games [download PGN]

Round 6 - 17th Dec.

Veselin Topalov - Levon Aronian 1-0
Peter Svidler - Vassily Ivanchuk ½-½
Bu Xiangzhi - Sergei Movsesian 1-0
Round 6 games [download PGN]

Round 7 - 18th Dec.

Bu Xiangzhi - Veselin Topalov ½-½
Sergei Movsesian - Peter Svidler 0-1
Vassily Ivanchuk - Levon Aronian 0-1
Round 7 games [download PGN]

Round 8 - 19th Dec.

Veselin Topalov - Vassily Ivanchuk 1-0
Levon Aronian - Sergei Movsesian ½-½
Peter Svidler - Bu Xiangzhi 1-0
Round 8 games [download PGN]

Round 9 - 20th Dec.

Peter Svidler - Veselin Topalov 0-1
Bu Xiangzhi - Levon Aronian ½-½
Sergei Movsesian - Vassily Ivanchuk ½-½
Round 9 games [download PGN]

Round 10 - 21st Dec.

Veselin Topalov - Sergei Movsesian ½-½
Levon Aronian - Peter Svidler ½-½
Vassily Ivanchuk - Bu Xiangzhi 1-0
Round 10 games [download PGN]

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