Topalov wins Benidorm

11/30/2003 – Bulgaria's top GM, Veselin Topalov, took clear first place with 7/10 at the Bali international in Benidorm, with Vishy Anand and Teimour Radjabov finishing second at 6.5/10. The time controls were 15 minutes + 10 seconds/move. Judit Polgar, normally world-class at such events, got just 4/10. Games and results.

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Final Standings


The winner of Benidorm: Veselin Topalov

Individual results

Note that Karpov dropped out of the event after arriving late and refusing to take part in the first two rounds (see link below).

Ronda 1 Jueves 27.11.2003
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Hillarp         - Polgar             1-0  E27  43
Romero          - Karjakin           1-0  A33  35
Graf            - Mamedyarov         0-1  D85  88
Topalov         - Vallejo            1/2  C67  61
Anand           - Azmaiparashvili    1-0  B07  22
Radjabov        - Karpov             - -        1
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Ronda 2 Jueves 27.11.2003
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Polgar          - Karpov             - -        0
Azmaiparashvili - Radjabov           0-1  E70  39
Vallejo         - Anand              1/2  B70  15
Mamedyarov      - Topalov            0-1  D15  40
Karjakin        - Graf               1-0  C87  56
Hillarp         - Romero             1-0  A51  55
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Ronda 3 Jueves 27.11.2003
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Romero          - Polgar             1/2  A36  48
Graf            - Hillarp            1/2  A40  79
Topalov         - Karjakin           1-0  B90  54
Anand           - Mamedyarov         1-0  C42  54
Radjabov        - Vallejo            1/2  D87  15
Karpov          - Azmaiparashvili    - -
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Ronda 4 Jueves 27.11.2003
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Polgar          - Azmaiparashvili    0-1  C41  41
Vallejo         - Karpov             - -
Mamedyarov      - Radjabov           1/2  A47  26
Karjakin        - Anand              1/2  B90  24
Hillarp         - Topalov            0-1  E25  46
Romero          - Graf               0-1  B50  59
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Ronda 5 Viernes 28.11.2003
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Graf            - Polgar             1/2  E46  28
Topalov         - Romero             1/2  E91  26
Anand           - Hillarp            1/2  B06  55
Radjabov        - Karjakin           1-0  D45  81
Karpov          - Mamedyarov         - -
Azmaiparashvili - Vallejo            1/2  A00  26
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Ronda 6 Viernes 28.11.2003
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Polgar          - Vallejo            1/2  B19  43
Mamedyarov      - Azmaiparashvili    1-0  D02  47
Karjakin        - Karpov             - -
Hillarp         - Radjabov           1/2  E90  42
Romero          - Anand              1/2  A20  22
Graf            - Topalov            1/2  E46  37
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Ronda 7 Viernes 28.11.2003
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Topalov         - Polgar             1-0  A30  51
Anand           - Graf               1-0  D35  36
Radjabov        - Romero             1-0  A45  28
Karpov          - Hillarp            - -
Azmaiparashvili - Karjakin           0-1  D11  58
Vallejo         - Mamedyarov         1-0  D80  36
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Ronda 8 Viernes 28.11.2003
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Polgar          - Mamedyarov         1-0  C42  47
Karjakin        - Vallejo            1/2  C67 100
Hillarp         - Azmaiparashvili    0-1  B07  23
Romero          - Karpov             - -
Graf            - Radjabov           1-0  E81  32
Topalov         - Anand              1/2  D17  13
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Ronda 9 Sábado 29.11.2003
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Anand           - Polgar             1/2  A16  49
Radjabov        - Topalov            1/2  C15  17
Karpov          - Graf               - -
Azmaiparashvili - Romero             1-0  A00  38
Vallejo         - Hillarp            0-1  C02  46
Mamedyarov      - Karjakin           0-1  D45  54
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Ronda 10 Sábado 29.11.2003
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Polgar          - Karjakin           1-0  B90  69
Hillarp         - Mamedyarov         0-1  A08  32
Romero          - Vallejo            0-1  B45  32
Graf            - Azmaiparashvili    1/2  D21  62
Topalov         - Karpov             - -
Anand           - Radjabov           1/2  B31  18
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Ronda 11 Sábado 29.11.2003
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Radjabov        - Polgar             1-0  A45  40
Karpov          - Anand              - -
Azmaiparashvili - Topalov            1-0  A45  86
Vallejo         - Graf               1/2  D14  12
Mamedyarov      - Romero             1-0  A56  36
Karjakin        - Hillarp            1-0  B06  25
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