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List of Qualifiers for the World Cup 2007

From 22.11.07 to 18.12.07 Khanty-Mansiysk will conduct World Chess Cup and welcome 128 chess players on the land of Ugra. FIDE finalized the format of the World Cup as follows: It will be the format of Knock-Out system : seven rounds of matches with two game each except the Last Round (the final match),which will include FOUR games.

In the first round 128 players.

In the second round 64 players.
In the third round 32 players.
In the fourth round16 players.
In the fifth round 8 players.
In the sixth round 4 players.
In the seventh round 2 players.

FIDE have updated the list of qualifiers for the World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk. Besides the World Chess Championship participants, the 2006 Women World Champion Xu Yuhua (CHN), and the 2006 Junior Champion Andriasian (ARM), we will also see the 20 players with highest average rating from the 7/2006 and 1/2007 lists.

10. S. Mamedyarov (AZE) 2738,00
11. M. Adams (ENG) 2733,50
12. T. Radjabov (AZE) 2728,50
13. R. Ponomariov (UKR) 2722,00
14. D. Navara (CZE) 2719,00
15. J. Polgar (HUN) 2718,50
16. A. Shirov (ESP) 2715,50
17. V. Akopian (ARM) 2706,50
18. E. Bacrot (FRA) 2706,00
19. G. Kamsky (USA) 2701,00
20. L. Nisipeanu (ROM) 2692,50
21. K. Sasikiran (IND) 2687,50
22. N. Short (ENG) 2683,50
23. M. Carlsen (NOR) 2682,50
24. L. Van Wely (NED) 2679,00
25. D. Jakovenko (RUS) 2679,00
26. S. Karjakin (UKR) 2678,50
27. P. Harikrishna (IND) 2677,50
28. R. Kasimdzhanov (UZB) 2677,00
29. F. Vallejo Pons (ESP) 2676,50
30. V. Malakhov (RUS) 2676,50

Another 45 players enter from the European Championships 2006 and 2007.

31. Z. Kozul (CRO) 2006
32. V. Ivanchuk (UKR) 2006
33. Kir. Georgiev (BUL) 2006
34. A. Naiditsch (GER) 2006
35. Z. Izoria (GEO) 2006
36. E. Inarkiev (RUS) 2006
37. P. Nikolic (BIH) 2006
38. V. Belov (RUS) 2006
39. B. Macieja (POL) 2006
40. D. Baramidze (GER) 2006
41. R. Mamedov (AZE) 2006
42. L. Fressinet (FRA) 2006
43. Cs. Balogh (HUN) 2006
44. M. Gurevich (TUR) 2006
45. Em. Berg (SWE) 2006
46. M. Gagunashvili (GEO) 2006
47. V. Tkachiev (FRA) 2007
48. E. Sutovsky (ISR) 2007
49. D. Pavasovic (SLO) 2007
50. I. Cheparinov (BUL) 2007
51. K. Sakaev (RUS) 2007
52. A. Iljin (RUS) 2007
53. A. Volokitin (UKR) 2007
54. J. Gustafsson (GER) 2007
55. E. Tomashevsky (POL) 2007
56. Z. Almasi (HUN) 2007
57. A. Galkin (RUS) 2007
58. V. Laznicka (CZE) 2007
59. V. Nevednichy (ROM) 2007
60. K. Landa (RUS) 2007
61. S. Volkov (RUS) 2007
62. N. Vitiugov (RUS) 2007
63. P. Eljanov (UKR) 2007
64. B. Avrukh (ISR) 2007
65. M. Roiz (ISR) 2007
66. A. Iljushin (RUS) 2007
67. A. Motylev (RUS) 2007
68. R. Markus (SRB) 2007
69. S. Tiviakov (NED) 2007
70. B. Socko (POL) 2007
71. E. Najer (RUS) 2007
72. G. Gajewski (POL) 2007
73. M. Rodshtein (ISR) 2007
74. A. Khalifman (RUS) 2007
75. V. Georgiev (MKD) 2007

19 players from the Zonals and Continetal of Americas:

76. A. Shabalov (USA) Zonal 2.1
77. A. Onischuk (USA) Zonal 2.1
78. G. Kaidanov (USA) Zonal 2.1
79. Y. Shulman (USA) Zonal 2.1
80. J. Becerra Rivero (USA) Zonal 2.1
81. L. Dominguez Perez (CUB) Zonal 2.3
82. L. Bruzon (CUB) Zonal 2.3
83. G. Milos (BRA) Zonal 2.4
84. R. Leitao (BRA) Zonal 2.4
85. D. Flores (ARG) Zonal 2.5
86. J. Hobaica (ARG) Zonal 2.5
87. J. Granda Zuniga (PER) Continental
88. A. Ivanov (USA) Continental
89. V. Akobian (USA) Continental
90. D. Lima (BRA) Continental
91. E. Iturrizaga (VEN) Continental
92. F. Peralta (ARG) Continental
93. E. Matsuura (BRA) Continental
94. I. Zugic (CAN) Zonal 2.2

19 players from the Zonals and Continental of Asia/Oceania:

95. S. Ganguly (IND) Zonal 3.2
96. Le Quang Liem (VIE) Zonal 3.3
97. Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son (VIE) Zonal 3.3
98. Bu Xiangzhi (CHN) Zonal 3.5
99. Wang Yue (CHN) Zonal 3.5
100. Z. Zhao (AUS) Zonal 3.6

6 players from the Continent of Africa:

114. R. Gwaze (ZIM) Continental
115. P. Aderito (ANG) Continental
116. E. El Gindy (EGY) Continental
117. B. Amin (EGY) Continental
118. A. Adly (EGY) Continental
119. K. Abdel Razik (EGY) Continental

There will be also 5 nominees of the FIDE President and 4 of the local Organizing committee. Four of them are known – Rublevsky, Bareev, Zhigalko, Rahman – the rest will be determined soon.

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