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The review of chess events for July, 2006

by Boris Schipkov

The World Open 2006 was held in Philadelphia (USA) June 28th-July 4th.
1-9. Kamsky, Gata; Ibragimov, Ildar; Ehlvest, Jaan; Milov, Vadim; Yudasin, Leonid; Ivanov, Alexander; Kacheishvili, Giorgi; Wojtkiewicz, Aleks; Benjamin, Joel - 7/9.
GM Gata Kamsky wins the Tie Break Blitz Game over GM Vadim Milov.

The Swedish Championship 2006 took place in Gothenburg 1st-14th July.
1. Hellsten, Johan - 10/12; 2. Berg, Emanuel - 8; 3. Hector, Jonny - 7; 4-5. Cramling, Pia; Brynell, Stellan - 6.5.

The Norwegian Championship 2006 took place in Moss July 8th-15th.
1-2. Carlsen, Magnus; Agdestein, Simen - 7/9; 3. Ostenstad, Berge - 6.

The Championship of Slovakia 2006 took place in Banska Stiavnica July 8th-16th.
1-2. Petrik, Tomas; Markos, Jan - 6.5/9; 3. Pinter, Erik - 5.5.

The Canadian Open 2006 was held in Kitchener, Ontario July 15th-23rd.
1-2. Walter Arencibia; Abhijit Kunte - 7/9; 3-9. Evgeny Bareev; Alexander Moiseenko; Fidel Corrales; Thomas Roussel-Roozmon; Tomas Krnan; Hans Joachim Hecht; Leonid Gerzhoy - 6.5.
Arencibia beat Bareev in the bishop vs knight endgame in 6th round.

The Amsterdam Chess Tournament 2006 took place in the Netherlands July 15th-23rd.
1-3. Tiviakov,Sergey; Erenburg,Sergey; Nijboer,Friso - 7/9; 4-6. Halkias,Stelios; Ftacnik,Lubomir; Vazquez Igarza,Renier - 6.5.

The Czech Open 2006 took place in Pardubice 21st-29th July.
1. Novikov Stanislav - 7.5; 2-8. Oleksienko Mikhailo; Tomashevsky Evgeny; Gajewski Grzegorz; Babula Vlastimil; Potkin Vladimir; Czarnota Pawel; Smikovski Ivan - 7.

The Politiken Cup 2006 took place in Copenhagen (Denmark) 22nd-30th July.
1-3. Malakhatko, Vadim; Short, Nigel; Hector, Jonny - 7.5/9; 4-9. Rasmussen, Allan Stig; Hansen, Curt; Boros, Denes; De Firmian, Nick; Aagaard, Jacob; Degtiarev, Evgeny - 7.

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