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Agrest spelade remi i rond 1

26-09-2004

Isle of Man International
25 sept - 3 okt



Spela genom partier [HÄR].



ROND 1
1 SKRIPCHENKO,A. 2453 ½ - ½ MILOV,V. 2683
2 SMIRIN,Ilya 2671 1 - 0 ARAKHAMIA, 2446
3 SARAKAUSKAS ½ - ½ IORDACHESCU,V. 2633
4 VOLKOV,S. 2625 1 - 0 MCNAB,C. 2427
5 WILLIAMS,S. K 2427 1 - 0 KOTRONIAS,V. 2608
6 ZHONG,Z. 2603 1 - 0 GRAFL,F. 2411
7 RUOFAN,Li 2414 ½ - ½ AGREST,E. 2602
8 NAKAMURA,H. 2601 1 - 0 PERT,R. 2407
9 PEEK,M. 2406 0 - 1 BAKLAN,V. 2595
10 KULAOTS,K. 2593 1 - 0 HOUSKA,J. 2375
...98 deltagare



"Round One is always packed with incident at the Monarch Assurance, even before the chess starts. The fire alarm went off around noon, and it turned out that the problem was that the no.2 seed Ilia Smirin had allowed his bath to overflow, causing the room to flood, the ceiling to fall in and the bath to overflow. Even more calamitous - Viktor Korchnoi's computer malfunctioned and he couldn't even turn it off. But did it put Viktor off his game? Not a chance. After all, he lived through the 'Great Patriotic War', didn't he? He took out his frustration on his opponent, wiped him off the board and then asked the controller "is there a computer doctor in the house?" "Well, actually there isn't", replied Stewart Reuben, "but will our webmaster do?"...
Läs mer om problem innan start av John Saunder på [den officiella hemsidan].