InventiChess 2009 Tournament

InventiChess 2009 Tournament

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A nine-player round GM robin tournament is underway in Antwerp, Belgium.  The InventiChess competition takes place from 18-26 September and features an intriguing line-up including top seed Etienne Bacrot, veteran Jan Timman, and top women's players Anna Muzychuk (pictured, left) and Antoaneta Stefanova (pictured, right).

The full line-up:

 Etienne Bacrot   France   2709 
 Gabriel Sargassian   Armenia   2678
 Emil Sutovsky  Israel  2676
 Krishnan Sasikiran  India  2661
 Bartosz Socko  Poland  2637
 David Howell  England  2624
 Jan Timman  Netherlands   2588
 Anna Muzychuk  Ukrainian  2542
 Antoaneta Stefanova   Bulgaria  2535
 Bart Michiels  Belgium  2451


The official website is here, and live games are available here.

The top two seeds clashed in the very first round, with Bacrot winning quickly with nice tactic

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