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The review of chess events for October, 2007

by Boris Schipkov

The European Club Cup Championships 2007 took place in Turkey 8th-14th October.
1. Linex Magic - 13; 2. Ural - 12; 3. Tomsk-400 - 11 (29); 4. OSC Baden-Baden - 11 (28,5).
Women: 1. Monte-Carlo - 11 (20); 2. AVS - 11 (19); 3. MIKA - 10 (19); 4. S Ural - 10 (18); Finec - 10 (18).

Site: http://chess-results.com/

Vera Nebolsina is the new World Champion, Girls U20 Championship, Yerevan 2007, October.

The Essent Chess Tournaments 2007 took place in Hoogeveen (The Netherlands) 12th-20th October.
Crown: 1. Mamedyarov, Shakhryar - 4.5; 2. Van Wely, Loek - 4; 3. Ponomariov, Ruslan; 4. Andriasian, Zaven - 0.
Open: 1. Safarli, Eltaj - 7; 2-5. Postny, Evgeny; Werle, Jan; Nijboer, Friso; Smeets, Jan - 6.5.

The Casino de Barcelona 2007 took place in Spain 18th-26th October.
1. Nakamura, Hikaru - 7/9; 2. Dominguez Perez, Lenier - 6; 3-4. Gashimov, Vugar; Beliavsky, Alexander - 5.5. In round 2 Nakamura sacrificed his queen with 21...Qxf2+!!

The Corsica Masters 2007 took place 28th-30th October.
Final: Kasimdzhanov - Nakamura 0 - 2.
Semifinals: Bareev - Nakamura 1 - 3, Kasimdzhanov - Karpov 3 - 1.

The Exhibition Rapid Match Peter Leko vs Vassily Ivanchuk took place in Mukachevo (Ukraine), 26th-28th October.
Leko - Ivanchuk 6-6; Blitz 0.5-1.5.

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