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Sunday, September 4, 2011

World Chess Cup 3.2: Judit knocks out top seed Karjakin

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Hi everyone,

It's happened - the strongest chess woman in the world has knocked out the top seed at the World Cup of Chess currently on in Khanty Mansisyk. Here are the results and game links for Round 3.2 of the event. In blue are the players who move on to Round 4 and in Red are the players who clash in tiebreaks on Monday. Also knocked out are Tomashevsky, Morozevich, Bacrot, Jobava and Gupta.

1 0.5−1.5 Karjakin, Sergey (RUS) ½-½ Polgar, Judit (HUN) View
2 1−1 Sutovsky, Emil (ISR) 0−1 Ivanchuk, Vassily (UKR) View
3 1−1 Mamedyarov, S (AZE) ½-½ Zherebukh, Y (UKR) View
4 1−1 Efimenko, Zahar (UKR) ½-½ Ponomariov, R (UKR) View
5 1.5−0.5 Gashimov, V (AZE) 1−0 Tomashevsky, E (RUS) View
6 0.5−1.5 Morozevich, A(RUS) ½-½ Grischuk, A (RUS) View
7 1.5−0.5 Radjabov, T (AZE) 1−0 Bacrot, Etienne (FRA) View
8 1−1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian (RUS) 1−0 Kamsky, Gata (USA) View
9 1−1 Svidler, Peter (RUS) ½-½ Caruana, Fabiano (ITA) View
10 0−2 Jobava, Baadur (GEO) 0−1 Jakovenko, Dmitry (RUS) View
11 1−1 Vitiugov, Nikita (RUS) ½-½ Potkin, Vladimir (RUS) View
12 1−1 Nielsen, P (DEN) ½-½ Parligras, Emilian (ROU) View
13 1−1 Bruzon Batista, L (CUB) ½-½ Le, Quang Liem (VIE) View
14 1−1 Moiseenko, Alexander (UKR) ½-½ Navara, D (CZE) View
15 1.5−0.5 Bu, Xiangzhi (CHN) 1−0 Gupta, Abhijeet (IND) View
16 1−1 Lysyj, Igor (RUS) 1−0 Dominguez P (CUB) View 

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