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Cap d'Agde reaches quarter finals

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Cap d'Agde reaches quarter finalsThis year's rapid tournament in Cap d'Agde, France has Ivanchuk, Nakamura, Bu Xiangzhi, Le Quang Liem, Polgar, Feller, Edouard, Hammer, Nguyen Ngoc Truong, Karpov (!), Pelletier, the Kosintseva sisters, Lahno, Zhu Chen and Milliet. Yesterday eight of them reached the quarter-finals.

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The 9th Chess encounters Nationales and Internationales of Cap d'Agde takes place October 23-31. The 16 players mentioned in the intro started in two separate groups (round-robins) from which the best four of each would qualify for the knockout phase. The time control is 25 minutes plus 10 seconds increment.

Cap d'Agde 2010 | Final Standings Group A
Cap d'Agde 2010 | Final Standings Group A


Cap d'Agde 2010 | Final Standings Group B
Cap d'Agde 2010 | Final Standings Group A


The knockout stage is played with matches consisting of two games, from Thursday, October 28 till Sunday, October 31, 2010. For Thursday and Friday the following quarter-finals are scheduled:

Thursday 14.30 CET: Hikaru Nakamura- Jon Ludvig Hammer 18.00 CET: Bu Xiangzhi-Yannick Pelletier

Friday 14.30 CET: Nguyen Ngoc Truong- Le Quang Liem 18.00 CET: Judit Polgar-Vasily Ivanchuk

Games round-robins A & B



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