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News ‘November, 2007’

Chess World Cup round 1 tiebreaks

Chess World Cup round 1 tiebreaks

21 players made their way to the second round. Thank you for following the live updates on Chessdom.com. Tomorrow we continue with live comments from round 2.

Chess World Cup pairings round 2

Chess World Cup pairings round 2

Here are the pairings of the World Chess Cup for Round 2. They will be complete after the tiebreaks of round 1 are over. These pairings also show the possible pairings for round 3 of the World Cup.

Chess World Cup round 1 game 2

Chess World Cup round 1 game 2

Round 2 was marked by many interesting games… that the world could not see. Live games for the World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk got stuck on the first moves and did not recover for hours.

Ahmed Adly – Gata Kamsky live!

Ahmed Adly – Gata Kamsky live!

Yesterday’s World Cup game between Kamsky and Adly was very exciting, with many turnovers, and finally ended in a draw. Adly has a chance to attack with white pieces today, but we shouldn’t forget that Kamsky is one of the best defenders on the world and his counterattack has been fatal on many occasions.

World Cup Khanty Mansiysk

World Cup Khanty Mansiysk

To replay the games just click on the dropdown menu in the article and choose the match you want to see.

Gata Kamsky – Ahmed Adly live!

Gata Kamsky – Ahmed Adly live!

The Chess World Cup 2007 starts today, November 24, in Khanty – Mansiysk. In one of the exciting clashes of round 1 we will see the N1 US chess player GM Gata kamsky against the World Junior Champion GM Ahmed Adly.

Chess World Cup 2007 live

Chess World Cup 2007 live

Chessdom continues the tradition established during WCC Mexico, Leon, and Mtel Masters and will offer you live comments from the derby games from the World Cup in Khanty Mansiysk.

Chess puzzle 4

Chess puzzle 4

solution There is also alternative solution to the problem starting with Bg5. It was indicated by many attentive readers (Dengxuemeng, Stefanova, Gilbert, Nordic, Thomas, etc.) and basically leads to the same threat and full point for Sokolski.

Chess puzzle 2

Chess puzzle 2

solution

Chess puzzle 1

Chess puzzle 1

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