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Monday, September 5, 2011

World Chess Cup R4 pairings; Moiseenko, Caruana, Nepomniachtchi among others knocked out

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Hi everyone,

The tiebreaks for Round 3 were held today and we have the final list of the 16 who go on to Round four. 

In the tiebreaks (total Round 3 scores in brackets), we saw Vassily Ivanchuk beat Emil Sutovsky (3-1), Yaroslav Zherebukh beating Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (2.5-1.5), Ruslan Ponomariov beating Zahar Efimenko (2.5-1.5), Gata Kamsky beating Ian Nepomniachtchi (3-1), Fabiano Caruana losing to Peter Svidler (1-3), Vladimir Potkin beating Nikita Vitiugov (2.5-1.5), Emilian-Mircea Parligras losing to Peter Heine Nielsen 91-3), Liem Quang Le losing to Lazaro Batista Bruzon (1.5-2.5), David Navara beating Alexander Moiseenko (4-2) and Leinier Perez Dominguez beating Igor Lysyi (5-4). 

Here are the pairing for Round 4 which resumes on Tuesday.  

1. Judit Polgar-Leinier Dominguez
2. Gata Kamsky-Peter Svidler
3. Ruslan Ponomariov-Lazaro Bruzon
4. Vugar Gashimov-Peter Heine Nielsen
5. Vassily Ivanchuk-Bu Xiangzhi
6. Teimour Radjabov-Dmitry Jakovenko
7. Yaroslav Zherebukh-David Navara
8. Alexander Grischuk-Vladimir Potkin

You can keep track of all the excitement via super live broadcast at the official website.

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  • At September 5, 2011 at 11:17 AM , Anonymous Alexis Cochran, New Zealand said...

    Dont be surprised if Polgar goes through to Round 5. I heard she playing a tournament in the US on Sept 9... howz zat pausible?

  • At September 5, 2011 at 12:15 PM , Anonymous Sainath, Colombo said...

    My pick Polgar, Svidler, Pono, Peter, Vassily, Jakovenko, Navara and Grischuk. At least last four I think will include at least Vassily and Svidler for sure.


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