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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

XIV Dos Hermanas tournament

The XIV Dos Hermanas chess tournament was played from April 18th -20th. This event was played between some of the top-chess players in the world:Topalov,Shirov.Judit Polgar and Francisco Vallejo Pons.The tournament had a unique format:rapid chess (20 minutes for the game plus 10 seconds a move bonus). Topalov won the final over Vallejo Pons by winning the first game of their final match.

Here are Judit Polgars' game scores from the tournament: (in PGN format):


[Event "XIV Rapid"]
[Site "Dos Hermanas ESP"]
[Date "2008.04.19"]
[Round "1.1"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Polgar,Ju"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2767"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[EventDate "2008.04.18"]
[ECO "D38"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg5 d5 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 c5 8.
cxd5 g5 9. Bg3 Nxd5 10. Rc1 cxd4 11. exd4 Nc6 12. h4 g4 13. Ne5 f5 14. Bc4
Nxe5 15. Bxe5 b5 16. Bxd5 Qxd5 17. O-O Bxc3 18. Rxc3 Bb7 19. f3 Rac8 20.
Qd2 Kh7 21. fxg4 Rxc3 22. bxc3 Rg8 23. g5 h5 24. Re1 Qc4 25. d5 Bxd5 26.
Qf2 Kg6 27. Bd4 Qxa2 28. Re2 Qb1+ 29. Kh2 Qd1 30. Qe3 Be4 31. Be5 Qd3 32.
Qf2 Qd5 33. Bg3 Rd8 34. Qxa7 Rd7 35. Qb8 Rd8 36. Qb6 Rd7 37. Qa6 Qc4 38.
Rf2 Rd3 39. Qa7 Qxc3 40. Qb8 Qg7 41. Be5 Rd8 42. Qxd8 Qxe5+ 43. g3 Bd5 44.
Qg8+ Qg7 45. Qe8+ Qf7 46. Qxb5 Qa7 47. Qb2 Kh7 48. Rc2 Be4 49. Rc8 e5 50.
Qe2 Kg7 51. Qd2 Qa4 52. Rd8 Bc6 53. Qe2 Qa1 54. Rd1 Qc3 55. Qf2 Qb4 56. Rc1
Bb7 57. Qa2 Qd6 58. Qb2 Kg6 59. Rc2 f4 60. Qxb7 Qd3 61. Rc6+ Kf5 62. Qh7+
1-0
[Event "XIV Rapid"]
[Site "Dos Hermanas ESP"]
[Date "2008.04.19"]
[Round "1.2"]
[White "Polgar,Ju"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2767"]
[EventDate "2008.04.18"]
[ECO "C92"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.
c3 O-O 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a4 Na5 13. Bc2 b4 14. d5 bxc3
15. bxc3 c6 16. c4 Qc7 17. Ra3 Reb8 18. Nh4 Bc8 19. Rg3 Qd8 20. Nf5 Bxf5
21. exf5 cxd5 22. cxd5 Rb4 23. Nf3 Rc8 24. Bg5 Nc4 25. Bxf6 Qxf6 26. Ng5
Be7 27. Qh5 h6 28. Ne4 Qh4 29. Qe2 h5 30. f6 Bxf6 31. Qxh5 Be7 32. Qf5 Rcb8
33. Rg4 Qh6 34. Ng3 g6 35. Qd7 Kf8 36. Qc7 Qd2 37. Re2 Qxd5 38. Be4 Qa5 39.
Qxa5 Nxa5 40. Bd5 Rb1+ 41. Kh2 Rd1 42. Bf3 Rc1 43. h4 Nc6 44. h5 gxh5 45.
Nxh5 Nd4 46. Rxd4 exd4 47. Nf4 Bg5 48. Kg3 Bxf4+ 49. Kxf4 Rb4 50. Kf5 Rc5+
0-1
[Event "XIV Rapid"]
[Site "Dos Hermanas ESP"]
[Date "2008.04.19"]
[Round "1.3"]
[White "Topalov,V"]
[Black "Polgar,Ju"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2767"]
[BlackElo "2709"]
[EventDate "2008.04.18"]
[ECO "E16"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 a5 7. O-O O-O 8.
Bg5 Be7 9. Qc2 Na6 10. Nc3 d5 11. a3 dxc4 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Ng5 Bxg5 14.
Bxb7 Ra7 15. Bg2 c5 16. d5 Nc7 17. Rad1 exd5 18. Nxd5 b5 19. a4 bxa4 20.
Nb6 Qe7 21. Nxc4 Rb8 22. e3 g6 23. Qxa4 Rb4 24. Qc2 Bf6 25. Bh3 Nb5 26. Rd5
a4 27. Rfd1 Nc3 28. bxc3 Rxc4 29. Rd7 Rxd7 30. Rxd7 Qe8 31. Qa2 Rxc3 32.
Qxa4 c4 33. Qc6 Rc1+ 34. Kg2 c3 35. Rd6 Qxc6+ 36. Rxc6 Rd1 37. Bg4 Rb1 38.
Bf3 Be5 39. Rc5 f5 40. h4 Kg7 41. h5 Kf6 42. hxg6 hxg6 43. Bd5 Rb2 44. Bc4
Rd2 45. Bb3 Rb2 46. Bd1 g5 47. g4 Rd2 48. Ba4 fxg4 49. Kf1 Ke6 50. Rc4 g3
51. fxg3 Rb2 52. e4 g4 53. Rc6+ Ke7 54. Rc5 Bd4 55. Rc4 Rd2 56. Rc6 Rd3 57.
Rc4 Be5 58. Rc5 Bd4 59. Rd5 Rf3+ 60. Ke2 Re3+ 61. Kd1 Bf6 62. e5 Bxe5 63.
Bd7 Rxg3 64. Bxg4 Rg1+ 65. Kc2 Rg2+ 66. Kb3 Rb2+ 67. Ka4 c2 68. Rxe5+ Kd6
69. Re1 Rb1 70. Bf5 Rxe1 71. Bxc2 Kc5 72. Kb3 Kd4 73. Bg6 Re6 74. Bh7 Ke5
1/2-1/2
[Event "XIV Rapid"]
[Site "Dos Hermanas ESP"]
[Date "2008.04.19"]
[Round "1.4"]
[White "Polgar,Ju"]
[Black "Topalov,V"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2709"]
[BlackElo "2767"]
[EventDate "2008.04.19"]
[ECO "C88"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8.
d3 d6 9. c3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. d4 Qc7 13. d5 Bd7 14. b3 c4 15.
b4 Nb7 16. Rb1 a5 17. a3 axb4 18. axb4 Ra2 19. Nf1 Rea8 20. h3 Nd8 21. g4
h5 22. g5 Nh7 23. Kh2 Qc8 24. h4 f6 25. g6 Nf8 26. Ne3 Bg4 27. Rg1 Rxc2 28.
Qxc2 Bxf3 29. Nf5 Nc6 30. dxc6 Bd8 31. Rg3 Bg4 32. Rxg4 hxg4 33. Qd1 Qxc6
34. Qxg4 d5 35. Bh6 Ra2 36. exd5 Qe8 37. Be3 Qxg6 38. Qxg6 Nxg6 39. Rg1 Ne7
40. Rxg7+ Kf8 41. Bc5 1-0

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