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26th Leon Masters 2013 (Games and Results)

26th Leon Masters 2013

The 26th Leon Masters took place 7th to 9th June 2013. Vassily Ivanchuk played Anish Giri over 16 games. Friday 2 games at 45m+15spm. Saturday 4 games at 20m+10spm and Sun 10 games at 5m+3spm. Giri won 1.5-0.5 on day 1, 3.5-0.5 on day two but was hammered 7.5-2.5 by Ivanchuk in the blitz. Am slightly unclear of the scoring but the first two match victories meant Giri won the event in spite of finally scoring less points. Giri pointed out that he really did have to do something about his poor blitz record. He said he played the games inflexibly like a "bull" with one fixed idea which worked on the first two days but not at all on the last. All games and results available below.

XXVI Ciudad de Leon (Leon ESP)
Fri 7th Jun 2013 - Sun 9th Jun 2013 - Official Site

26th Leon Mast g45 (2 players 2 Rds Match Indiv TC:45m+15spm) - Games in PGN: g45 Games

26th Leon Mast g20 (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC:20m+10spm(1)) - Games in PGN: g20 games

26th Leon Mast g5 (2 players 10 Rds Match Indiv TC:5m+3spm) - Games in PGN: Blitz Games

26th Leon Mast g45 (2 players 2 Rds Match Indiv TC: 45m+15spm) - Games in PGN: g45 Games

26th Leon Mast g45 Leon
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 35 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 0-1 22 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
26th Leon Mast g45 Leon (USA), 07 vi 2013
Name Ti NAT Rtng 1 2 Total Perf
Giri, Anish g NED 2734 ½ 1 2946
Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2753 ½ 0 ½ 2541

26th Leon Mast g20 (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC: 20m+10spm(1)) - Games in PGN: g20 games

26th Leon Mast g20 Leon
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 25 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 0-1 49 B21 Sicilian Morra Gambit
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 27 B09 Pirc Defence
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 0-1 33 A00 Irregular Openings
26th Leon Mast g20 Leon (ROU), 9 vi 2013
Name Ti NAT Rtng 1 2 3 4 Total Perf
Giri, Anish g NED 2734 1 1 ½ 1 3089
Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2753 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 2412

26th Leon Mast g5 (2 players 10 Rds Match Indiv TC: 5m+3spm) - Games in PGN: Blitz Games

26th Leon Masters g5 Moscow
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 37 A01 Larsen Opening
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish ½-½ 30 D77 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 40 A05 Various
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 1-0 48 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 49 A17 English Opening
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 0-1 49 E63 King's Indian 6...Nc6
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 51 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 1-0 35 B06 Modern Defence
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 47 C42 Petroff's Defence
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 1-0 41 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit

26th Leon Masters g5 Moscow (ESP), 9 vi 2013
Name Ti NAT Rtng 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Perf
Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2753 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 0 1 1 ½ 1 2927
Giri, Anish g NED 2734 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 1 0 0 ½ 0 2560

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