Radjabov wins 2nd ACP Rapid World Cup

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Today Teimour Radjabov became the second winner of the ACP Rapid Cup by first defeating Dmitry Jakovenko 2-0 in the semis and then beating Alexander Grischuk in the final 2.5-1.5. A truly fantastic semi-final was Karjakin-Grischuk, in which the latter came back from being down twice, to win the sudden-death game in great attacking style.

Today's games:



The following might be interesting for chess fans who happen to have satellite TV at home: the final match of the Rapid World Cup between Radjabov and Grischuk will be broadcast on TV on January 10, 9.15 pm Ukraine time (that's 8.15 pm CET, also known as "ChessVibes Time") on the satellite channel "Strana Sovetov", relayed internationally. The technical parameters:

Satellite Express: AM, 22.53 deg. Satellite Express: AM, 22.53 deg. Frequency 11039, H, 3/4, 3859 Frequency 11039, H, 3 / 4, 3859

Good luck checking your technical equipment!

Here are the full results of the tournament:

Day 1
Savchenko, Boris g RUS 2589 0-2 Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2720
Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2735 1.5-0.5 Drozdovskij, Yuri g UKR 2574
Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2692 0.5-1.5 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2751
Shirov, Alexei g ESP 2755 0.5-1.5 Inarkiev, Ernesto g RUS 2681
Day 2
Shabalov, Alexander g USA 2622 0-2 Svidler, Peter g RUS 2763
Najer, Evgeniy g RUS 2634 0.5-1.5 Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2737
Karpov, Anatoly g RUS 2655 1.5-2.5 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2711
Polgar, Judit g HUN 2707 0-2 Karjakin, Sergey g UKR 2732
1/4 Final
Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2720 1.5-0.5 Inarkiev, Ernesto g RUS 2681
Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2735 3-2 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2751
Svidler, Peter g RUS 2763 0.5-1.5 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2711
Karjakin, Sergey g UKR 2732 3-1 Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2737
1/2 Final
Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2735 2-0 Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2720
Karjakin, Sergey g UKR 2732 2-3 Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2711
Final
Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2711 1.5-2.5 Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2735


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