Samba Cup


Peter Heine Nielsen is the winner of Samba Cup

Final Standings: 1. Nielsen, Peter Heine g DEN 2626 5.5, 2. Sadvakasov, Darmen g KAZ 2595 5.5, 3. Short, Nigel D g ENG 2701 5.5, 4. Hansen, Curt g DEN 2616 5.5, 5. Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2710 5.0, 6. Bologan, Viktor g MDA 2673 5.0, 7. Kasimdzhanov, Rustam g UZB 2668 4.5, 8. Alekseev, Evgeny g RUS 2613 3.5, 9. Sasikiran, Krishnan g IND 2679 2.5, 10. Palo, Davor m DEN 2510 2.5

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Round 1, 10.10.2003
Kasimdzhanov - Short 0-1
Sadvakasov - Nielsen 0-1
Sasikiran - Palo 1/2
Alekseev - Ivanchuk 1/2
Hansen - Bologan 1/2
Round 2, 11.10.2003
Nielsen - Sasikiran 1/2
Bologan - Alekseev 1/2
Short - Ivanchuk 1/2
Kasimdzhanov - Sadvakasov 0-1
Palo - Hansen 1/2
Round 3, 12.10.2003
Alekseev - Palo 1/2
Sasikiran - Kasimdzhanov 1-0
Hansen - Nielsen 1/2
Ivanchuk - Bologan 1/2
Sadvakasov - Short 1-0
Round 4, 13.10.2003
Kasimdzhanov-Hansen1/2
Palo - Ivanchuk 0-1
Sadvakasov-Sasikiran 1/2
Short - Bologan 1/2
Nielsen - Alekseev 1/2
Round 5, 14.10.2003
Bologan - Palo 1-0
Sasikiran - Short 0-1
Ivanchuk - Nielsen 1-0
Hansen - Sadvakasov 1-0
Alekseev-Kasimdzhanov 0-1
Round 6, 16.10.2003
Short - Palo 1/2
Kasimdzhanov-Ivanchuk 1-0
Sadvakasov -  Alekseev 1-0
Sasikiran - Hansen 0-1
Nielsen - Bologan 1-0
Round 7, 17.10.2003
Ivanchuk -Sadvakasov 0-1
Hansen - Short 0-1
Bologan-Kasimdzhanov 1/2
Palo - Nielsen 0-1
Alekseev - Sasikiran 1-0
Round 8, 18.10.2003
Sadvakasov - Bologan 1/2
Short - Nielsen 1/2
Hansen - Alekseev 1-0
Kasimdzhanov - Palo 1-0
Sasikiran - Ivanchuk 0-1

 
Round 9 (last), 19.10.2003
Ivanchuk - Hansen 1/2
Bologan - Sasikiran 1-0
Alekseev - Short 1/2
Nielsen-Kasimdzhanov 1/2
Palo - Sadvakasov 1/2



Skanderborg Chess Club was the organizer behind the 1 Samba Cup tournament due to the clubs 80 years of existence and the Danish chess unions 100 years birthday. The playing venue is Skanderborghus Hotel from the 10 to the 19 of October 2003.

The particiapants were:
Vassily Ivanchuk, Nigel Short, Krishnan Sasikiran, Victor Bologan, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Peter Heine Nielsen, Curt Hansen, Evgeny Alekseev, Darmen Sadvakasov, Davor Palo

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