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Vachier-Lagrave top gun in Hoogeveen

The 14th Unive tournament in Hoogeveen (Netherlands) was won by the Frenchman Maxime Vachier-Lagrave with three wins and three draws.

Three wins in a row swung the tournament in the Frenchman's favour.

Here are all the individual results plus the final standings:

Round 1 - October 25th, 2010

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave ½-½ Alexei Shirov
Sergei Tiviakov ½-½ Anish Giri

Round 2 - October 26th, 2010

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave ½-½ Anish Giri
Alexei Shirov1-0 Sergei Tiviakov

Round 3 - October 27th, 2010

Anish Giri ½-½ Alexei Shirov
Sergei Tiviakov 0-1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Alexei Shirov: par performance © chessanytime
Anish Giri: Still only 16! © chessanytime
Alexei Shirov: par performance © chessanytime
Anish Giri: Still only 16! © chessanytime

Round 4 - October 28th, 2010

Alexei Shirov 0-1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Anish Giri 1-0 Sergei Tiviakov

Round 5 - October 29th, 2010

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 1-0 Sergei Tiviakov
Alexei Shirov 1-0 Anish Giri

Round 6 - October 30th, 2010

Anish Giri ½-½ Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
Sergei Tiviakov ½-½ Alexei Shirov

Final standing

RankNameCountryAgeRating 1/9/11Rating 1/11/11PointsRating +/-
1Maxime Vachier-LagraveFRA20 27212703 4.5+12
2Alexei ShirovESP38 27492735 3.5-1
3Anish GiriNED16 26772682 3+2
4Sergei TiviakovNED37 26372621 1-13

The rate of play was 40 moves in 90 minutes, then 30 minutes for the remaining moves, with an increment of 30 seconds by move throughout. This is becoming more or less the standard one in most high profile FIDE-rated events.

Sergey Tiviakov: out of sorts © chessbase
Sergey Tiviakov: out of sorts © chessbase

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