Pentala Harikrishna leading at Paks

7/31/2006 – The IV. György Marx Memorial, 28 July to 7 August 2006, is being held in Paks, Hungary. The tournament is intended to give the most talented young grandmasters of the country an opportunity to gain experience. This they are doing, at the hands of an Indian, Chinese and Ukrainian GM. Annotated games.

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The IV. György Marx Memorial is taking place from 28 July to 7 August 2006 in Paks, Hungary. It is in commemoration of the famous physicist György Marx, and is intended to give the most talented young local grandmasters an opportunity to gain experience. The main patron of the tournament is József Kovács, the director-general of Nuclear Power Plant Ltd. Paks. The venue is College of Paks, Dózsa György str. 95, Paks. Time controls are 2 hours for 40 moves, then 1 hour till the end. There is also an Open and a Rapid event being held in Paks.

Participants

Title Name
Age
Rating
Country
GM Harikrishna, Pentala
20
2682
India
GM Almási, Zoltán
29
2672
Hungary
GM Efimenko, Zahar
21
2632
Ukraine
GM Wang, Yue
19
2626
China
GM Berkes, Ferenc
20
2601
Hungary
GM Ács, Péter
25
2520
Hungary
Average rating: 2622, Category 15


Wang Yue, Zahar Efimenko, Pentala Harikrishna, Ferenc Berkes, Peter Acs and Zolgan Almasi


The playing location in the Paks College auditorium

After three rounds India's second strongest player Pentala Harikrishna is in the lead, half a point ahead of 19-year-old Chinese GM Wang Yue. Below you can find the games which were provided by the organisers in annotated form.


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Tournament leader Pentala Harikrishna

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