Round 1

take the games in pgn format

The pairings are given as white - black for the first of the two games. eg Aleksandrov had white in game one but black in game two. P/O stands for rapid playoff. The players taking part in that will be marked YES. The qualifiers from these rapid games will be resolved today.

                                                       Gm1 Gm2 P/O Qualifier
Aleksandrov, A..BLR 2660 - Gulko, B........USA 2580 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Benjamin, J.....USA 2580 - Zvjaginsev, V ..RUS 2635 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Rublevsky, S....RUS 2650 - Spraggett, K....CAN 2575 .. 1-0 1-0     Rublevsky 
Kindermann, S...GER 2570 - Yermolinsky, A..USA 2650 .. 1-0 
Rozentalis, E...LTU 2645 - Lerner, K.......UKR 2560 .. 1/2 1-0     Rozentalis
Petursson, M....ISL 2555 - Oll, L..........EST 2645 .. 0-1 1/2     Oll
Krasenkow, M....POL 2645 - Van Der Sterren.NED 2555 .. 1-0 1/2     Krasenkow
Christiansen, L.USA 2550 - Andersson, U....SWE 2640 .. 1/2 1/2 YES 
Chernin, A......HUN 2640 - Istratescu, A...ROM 2550 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Slobodjan, R....GER 2550 - Leko, P.........HUN 2635 .. 1-0
Seirawan, Y.....USA 2630 - Anastasian, A...ARM 2545 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Kurajica, B.....BIH 2545 - Granda Zuniga...PER 2625 .. 1-0 0-1 YES
Giorgadze, G....GEO 2625 - Bacrot, E.......FRA 2545 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Fominyh, A......RUS 2535 - Tkachiev, V.....KAZ 2615 .. 0-1 1/2     Tkachiev
Malaniuk, V.....UKR 2615 - Hamdouchi, H....MAR 2535 .. 1-0 1-0     Malaniuk
Peng, X.........CHN 2530 - Almasi, Z.......HUN 2615 .. 1/2 0-1     Almasi
Alterman, B.....ISR 2615 - Wells, P........ENG 2530 .. 1-0
Van Der Wiel, J.NED 2525 - Ehlvest, J......EST 2610 .. 1/2 0-1     Ehlvest
Korchnoi, V.....SUI 2610 - Hernandez, G....MEX 2525 .. 1-0
Luther, T.......GER 2525 - Portisch, L.....HUN 2610 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Adianto, U......INA 2610 - Wang, Z.........CHN 2520 .. 1-0 1-0     Adianto
Barua, D........IND 2515 - Hracek, Z.......CZE 2605 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Hjartarson, J...ISL 2605 - Sulskis, S......LTU 2510 .. 1/2
Glek, I.........RUS 2505 - Nijboer, F......NED 2605 .. 1-0
Hansen, C.......DEN 2600 - Miladinovic, I..GRE 2500 .. 1-0 0-1 YES
Shaked, T.......USA 2500 - Morovic, I......CHI 2600 .. 1/2 1/2 YES
Milos, G........BRA 2590 - Murshed, N......BAN 2490 .. 1-0 1-0      Milos
Smyslov, V......RUS 2480 - Morozevich, A...RUS 2590 .. 0-1 0-1      Morozevich
Sutovskij, E....ISR 2590 - Garcia, G.......COL 2480 .. 0-1 1/2      Garcia
Gretarsson, H...ISL 2475 - Illescas, M.....ESP 2585 .. 1/2 1-0      Gretarsson
Kotronias, V....GRE 2585 - Milov, V........SUI 2635 .. 1/2 
Hoeksema, H.....NED 2400 - Nenashev, A.....UZB 2585 .. 1/2 0-1      Nenashev
Sokolov, A......RUS 2585 - Kobese, W.......RSA 2315 .. 1-0 1/2      Sokolov
Umgayev, A......RUS 2000 - Bologan, V......MDA 2585 .. 0-1 0-1      Bologan