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Peter Leko winner of the 1st ACP World Rapid Cup!

The 1st ACP World Rapid Cup took place in Odessa, Ukraine, at the Hotel Londonskaya, between the 4th and 8th of January 2007. The tournament organizers were the Bank Pivdennyi and the Association of Chess Professionals. Total prize fund: 136,000 US Dollars

16 grandmasters competed in this knock-out tournament: Vassily Ivanchuk (2750 Ukraine), Peter Leko (2749 Hungary), Alexander Morozevich (2741 Russia), Boris Gelfand (2733 Israel), Teimour Radjabov (2729 Azerbaijan), Alexei Shirov (2715 Spain), Etienne Bacrot (2705 France), Sergey Rublevsky (2677 Russia), Pentala Harikrishna (2673 India), Arkadij Naiditsch (2663 Germany), Evgeny Bareev (2643 Russia), Viorel Bologan (2658 Moldova), Ilya Smirin (2654 Israel), Ivan Sokolov (2652 The Netherlands), Hikaru Nakamura (2651 USA), Farrukh Amonatov (2559 Tadjikistan).

Final, 08.01.2007
Leko - Ivanchuk 2.5 - 1.5

Semi-Finals, 08.01.2007
Gelfand - Leko 2.0-3.0
Ivanchuk - Radjabov 2.0-0.0


Quarter Finals, 07.01.2007
Leko - Rublevsky 2.0-0.0
Shirov - Gelfand
0.5-1.5
Morozevich - Radjabov
0.5-1.5
Bacrot - Ivanchuk
0.5-1.5


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