Saturday, February 12, 2011

Le Draws, Kasimdzanov Wins, Aeroflot

13 February 2011, Kuala Lumpur – At the Aeroflot Open 2011 in Moscow, Le Quang Liem drew his fifth round game and will now meet Kasimdzanov Rustam, who won his fifth round game against Bukavshin Ivan. Le drew his game against Tomashevsky Evgeny. Two games of round 5 involving Le Quang Liem and Kasimdzanov as both will now meet in round 6 today are shown in this post below.


image reports that the tenth Aeroflot Chess Open features a super prize fund of 125 000 eur. Top seeded and favorite for the first prize of 20 000 eur is GM Gata Kamsky, who is leading the list of participants in Aeroflot A. He will have strong competition, facing the new Armenia player GM Sergey Movsesian, GM Dmitry Jakovenko, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, GM Wesley So, GM Alexander Motylev, GM Nikita Vitiugov, GM Dmitry Andreikin, GM Emil Sutovsky, the ex World Champions Kasimdzhanov and Kosteniuk, as well as close to 100 players above 2550 ELO.

Former Aeroflot winners, from 2002 onwards, are Gregory Kaidanov (USA), Viktor Bologan (Moldova), Sergei Rublevsky (Russia), Emil Sutovsky (Israel), Baadur Jobava (Georgia), Evgeny Alekseev (Russia), Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia), Etienne Bacrot (France), and Le Quang Liem.

image Le Quang Liem- Vietnam

Here is the round 5 game between Tomashevsky and Le which ended in a draw.



Here is another game involving Kasimdzanov and Bukavshin of round 5, Aeroflot Open 2011 which gave Kasimdzanov an important win.


  • 10th Aeroflot Open (Moscow RUS)
    Mon 7th Feb 2011 - Sat 19th Feb 2011 - Official Site
  • Open A (9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: A-Group Games | Live Open A
  • Open B (9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61))
  • Open C (9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:90m+30spm(1))

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