III International Rapid tournament PIVDENNY BANK CHESS CUP, Odessa, 3rd-6th July
Bank Pivdenny Vasily Ivanchuk became the winner of the III International Rapid tournament PIVDENNY BANK CHESS CUP took place in Odessa 3rd-6th July 2007. In the event take part 10 top GMs. Participants: Vasily Ivanchuk UKR, Alexander Grischuk RUS, Boris Gelfand ISR, Teimour Radjabov AZE, Viktor Korchnoi SWI, Jury Drozdovsky UKR, Etien Bacrot FRA, Vladimir Tukmakov UKR, Alexei Shirov ESP, Ilya Smirin ISR. The event was a round robin tournament with the time control 20 minutes per game with an increment of 10 seconds after each move. The venue was hotel "Londonskaya". The organisers of the event were: Bank PIVDENNY, Chess Federation of Ukraine, Association of chess professionals (France) and Charitable found "Victor's mercy". Vasily Ivanchuk
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The 1st round started at 14-00 (+2 GMT) 4th July.
There were 3 rounds per day: at 14-00, 15-20 and 16-40.
Round 1
Smirin - Radjabov 0-1
Shirov - Korchnoi 1-0
Tukmakov - Bacrot 1-0
Drozdovskij -Ivanchuk 1/2
Grischuk - Gelfand 1-0
        Round 2
Radjabov - Gelfand 0-1
Ivanchuk - Grischuk 0-1
Bacrot - Drozdovskij 1-0
Korchnoi - Tukmakov 1/2
Smirin - Shirov 0-1
        Round 3
Shirov - Radjabov 0-1
Tukmakov - Smirin 1-0
Drozdovsky - Korchnoi 1/2
Grischuk - Bacrot 1-0
Gelfand - Ivanchuk 0-1
Round 4
Radjabov - Ivanchuk 0-1
Gelfand - Bacrot 1/2
Grischuk - Korchnoi 1/2
Smirin - Drozdovskij 1/2
Shirov - Tukmakov 1-0
        Round 5
Tukmakov - Radjabov 0-1
Drozdovskij - Shirov 1/2
Grischuk - Smirin 0-1
Gelfand - Korchnoi 1-0
Ivanchuk - Bacrot 1-0
        Round 6
Radjabov - Bacrot 1/2
Korchnoi - Ivanchuk 0-1
Smirin - Gelfand 1/2
Shirov - Grischuk 0-1
Tukmakov - Drozdovskij 0-1
Round 7
Drozdovsky - Radjabov 1/2
Gelfand - Shirov 0-1
Grischuk - Tukmakov 1-0
Ivanchuk - Smirin 1-0
Bacrot - Korchnoi 1/2
        Round 8
Radjabov - Korchnoi 1-0
Smirin - Bacrot 1/2
Shirov - Ivanchuk 1/2
Tukmakov - Gelfand 0-1
Drozdovsky - Grischuk 1/2
        Round 9
Grischuk - Radjabov 1/2
Gelfand - Drozdovsky 1-0
Ivanchuk - Tukmakov 1-0
Bacrot - Shirov 1/2
Korchnoi - Smirin 1-0
Final standings
1 Ivanchuk - 7.0
2 Grischuk - 6.5
3 Radjabov - 5.5
4 Shirov - 5.5
5 Gelfand - 5.0
6 Drozdovskij - 4.0
7 Bacrot - 3.5
8 Korchnoi - 3.0
9-10 Smirin, Tukmakov - 2.5
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