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June 2010

Carlsen wins Medias two points ahead

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 29, 2010 in Chess news

The competition took place from June 14th to 25th 2010 in Medias, Romania. ROMGAZ and the Chess Club Society “Elisabeta Polihroniade” of Bucharest organized a double round robin tournament with six top GMs: Magnus Carlsen of Norway, Ukrainian GM Ruslan Ponomariov, Boris Gelfand of Israel, the top Chinese player Wang Yue, Teimour Radjabov, the second highest ranked player of Azerbaijan, and Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu, the best Romanian player.

A victory with black pieces against Wang Yue in the last round, left Carlsen an advantage of two points ahead from his immediate followers: Radjabov and Gelfand.

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2813 7.5
2 Radjabov, Teimour NOR 2740 5.5
3 Gelfand, Boris AZE 2741 5.5
4 Ponomariov, Ruslan ISR 2733 4.5
5 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter UKR 2672 4
6 Wang Yue ROU 2752 3

Wang Yue (2752) – Carlsen,M (2813) [D85]
4th Kings Tournament Medias ROU (10), 2010-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Bg7 6. e4 Nb6 7. Be3 O-O 8. Bb5 Be6 9. Nge2 c6 10. Bd3 Nc4 11. Bxc4 Bxc4 12. O-O Nd7 13. Qd2 Qa5 14. Rfd1 Rad8 15. Bh6 Bxe2 16. Nxe2 Qxd2 17. Bxd2 Nb6 18. Bc3 Rd7 19. b3 f5 20. f3 Rfd8 21. Re1 fxe4 22. fxe4 e5 23. dxe5 Rd3 24. g3 Nd7 25. e6 Bxc3 26. Nxc3 Ne5 27. Red1 Kf8 28. Rac1 Ke7 29. Rxd3 Rxd3 30. Rc2 Nf3+ 31. Kf1 Nd4 32. Rc1 Kxe6 33. Rd1 Rxc3 34. Rxd4 Rc2 35. a4 Rxh2 36. a5 Rh5 37. b4 Rh2 38. a6 b5 39. e5 Ra2 40. Rd6+ Kxe5 41. Rxc6 Kf5 42. Rc7 Rxa6 43. Rxh7 Kg4 44. Kf2 Ra2+ 45. Ke3 g5 46. Rg7 Rb2 47. Rxa7 Kxg3  0 – 1 (view game)

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Changes in your Profile page

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 28, 2010 in Site news

As a part of a major upgrade in which we are working, we changed the profile interfase.

Now you can share more information with other members of our community and upload a display picture.

More news to come!

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New feature: Player’s opening explorer

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 21, 2010 in Site news

Do you want to know how does Carlsen play with white pieces? or wich moves does Anand choose against 1.e4? Now 365Chess.com has the answers to these questions!

Now you have the opportunity to see, move by move, the repertoire of each player with white or black pieces. On each player’s page you’ll find a link to his personal Opening Explorer.  For example, see here how Magnus Carlsen plays.


Choose which side you want to browse and start to learn how the masters play!

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