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Sunday, October 4, 2009

There is lots of chess going on in the world:Nanjing Spring Pearl:round 6 results and standings, Women's Grand Prix:round 6 results and standings

At the present time,there are many good chess players playing in tournaments all over the world. Currently, as I have been reporting, some of the top rated Women and Men players are participating in separate events in Nanjing China.

The sixth round of the Women's Grand Prix event was played today in Nanjing. Here are the results from the round (the player on the left had the white pieces in the game):

Sebag-Ju Wenjun          result: 1-0 in 40 moves

Mkrtchian-Fierro Baquero result: 1-0 in 25 moves

Xu Yuhua-Dzagnidze       result: 0-1 in 35 moves

Zhao Xue-Zhu Chen                result:    1-0 in   55 moves

Kovanova-Yildiz,Betul Cemre      result:    1-0 in   30 moves

Shen Yang-Munguntuul             result:    draw in   51 moves

Thes results mean the following standings exist after six rounds of play:

1st       Dzagnidze                    5 points

2nd      Sebag                          4 points

3rd - 5th  Xu Yuhua, Mkrtchian

                and  Zhao Xue          3.5 points

6th-9th   Ju Wenjun,Kovanova,   3 points
             Zhu Chen, and

10         Shen Yang                  2.5 points
11         Fierro Baquero              2 points
12         Yildiz                           0 points

Here are the pairings for round 7 of the Women's Event:

4IMFierro Baquero Martha2386-GMZhao Xue254212
5WGMMunguntuul Batkhuyag2418-IMMkrtchian Lilit24693
6GMDzagnidze Nana2535-WGMShen Yang24532
Ju Wenjun2443-GMXu Yuhua24851
8WIMYildiz Betul Cemre2224-GMSebag Marie251911
9GMZhu Chen2488-WGMKovanova Baira240810

In the sixth  round of the Nanjing Spring Pearl Tournament (Men) these results occurred (the player on the left had the white pieces in the game):

Leko-Carlsen                  result: draw in 64 moves

Radjabove-Wang Yue    result: draw in 30 moves

Jakovenko-Topalov        result:Topalov won in 29 moves

Here are the standings after six rounds of play:

2nd Pearl Spring 2009

1.Carlsen                        5 points

2-3. Wang Yue,Topalov 3 points

4-5.Leko and Radjabov  2.5 points

6.  Jakovenko               2 points

Here are the pairings for round 7 (the player on the left has the white pieces in the game):

these games will be played on Monday, October 5th:

Radjabov vs  Leko
Wang Yue vs Jakovenko
Topalov vs Carlsen

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Thoughts worth thinking about

"Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives."-Sidney Madwed

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every woman and man present their views without penalty, there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.- Albert Einstein Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. - Leo Buscaglia

A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world. - Mohammed

Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. -Albert Einstein

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others. - Ghandi

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves. - Helen Keller

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person. - Dr. David M. Burns

Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures. -His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it. -

Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them. That's the essence of inhumanity. -George Bernard Shaw

Ego's trick is to make us lose sight of our interdependence. That kind of ego-thought gives us a perfect justification to look out only for ourselves. But that is far from the truth. In reality we all depend on each other and we have to help each other. The husband has to help his wife, the wife has to help the husband, the mother has to help her children, and the children are supposed to help the parents too, whether they want to or not.-Gehlek Rinpoche Source: "The Best Buddhist Writing 2005 pg. 165

The hostile attitude of conquering nature ignores the basic interdependence of all things and events---that the world beyond the skin is actually an extension of our own bodies---and will end in destroying the very environment from which we emerge and upon which our whole life depends.