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18th Pamplona International 23 December 2008

18th Pamplona InternationalTraditional 18th Pamplona International tournament will take part from December 22nd to 29th in Pamplona, Spain.
Participants: Sasikiran (2694), Roiz (2677), Malakhov (2675), Vallejo Pons (2664), Caruana (2640), Delchev (2632), Nepomniachtchi (2616), Salgado Lopez (2556). Average ELO: 2644. ChessOK will thoroughly analyze each game with Rybka 3 Aquarium.
Krishnan Sasikiran has won the tournament.

Analyzed 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], All games [download PGN]

Final standings

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Below are round-by-round pairings and results;

Round 1 – Dec. 22nd

Salgado Lopez – Vallejo Pons 0-1
Caruana – Nepomniachtchi ½ – ½
Sasikiran – Malakhov ½ – ½
Roiz – Delchev ½ – ½
Round 1 analysis [download PGN]

Round 2 – Dec. 23rd

Vallejo Pons – Delchev 1-0
Malakhov – Roiz ½ – ½
Nepomniachtchi – Sasikiran ½ – ½
Salgado Lopez – Caruana ½ – ½
Round 2 games analyzed with Rybka Aquarium [download PGN]

Round 3 – Dec. 24th

Caruana – Vallejo Pons 1-0
Sasikiran – Salgado Lopez ½ – ½
Roiz – Nepomniachtchi ½ – ½
Delchev – Malakhov ½ – ½
Round 3 games analyzed with Rybka Aquarium [download PGN]

Round 4 – Dec. 26th

Vallejo Pons – Malakhov ½ – ½
Nepomniachtchi – Delchev 0-1
Salgado Lopez – Roiz ½ – ½
Caruana – Sasikiran 0-1
Round 4 games analyzed with Rybka Aquarium [download PGN]

Round 5 – Dec. 27th

Sasikiran – Vallejo Pons 1-0
Roiz – Caruana ½ – ½
Delchev – Salgado Lopez ½ – ½
Malakhov – Nepomniachtchi ½ – ½
Round 5 games analyzed with Rybka Aquarium [download PGN]

Round 6 – Dec. 28th

Vallejo Pons – Nepomniachtchi 1-0
Salgado Lopez – Malakhov 0-1
Caruana – Delchev ½ – ½
Sasikiran – Roiz 1-0
Round 6 games analyzed with Rybka Aquarium [download PGN]

Round 7 – Dec. 29th

Roiz – Vallejo Pons ½ – ½
Delchev – Sasikiran ½ – ½
Malakhov – Caruana ½ – ½
Nepomniachtchi – Salgado Lopez 1-0
Round 7 games analyzed with Rybka Aquarium [download PGN]

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