:: XVIII “CIUDAD DE LEON” 2005

Final, 12.06.2005
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0
Anand, Viswanathan - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 1-0
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2
Anand, Viswanathan - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 1-0
Total: Anand - Kasimdzhanov 2.5-1.5

Semi-Final 2, 11.06.2005
Anand, Viswanathan - Carlsen, Magnus 1-0
Carlsen, Magnus - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2
Anand, Viswanathan - Carlsen, Magnus 1-0
Carlsen, Magnus - Anand, Viswanathan 1/2
Total: Anand - Carlsen 3-1

Semi-Final 1, 10.06.2005
Shirov, Alexei - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 0-1
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Shirov, Alexei 1/2
Shirov, Alexei - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 0-1
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Shirov, Alexei 1/2

Total: Kasimdzhanov - Shirov 3-1

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The 18th Magistral Ciudad de Leon will take place from Friday June 10th to Sunday June 12th 2005. Four top players Viswanathan Anand, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Alexei Shirov and Magnus Carlsen will take part, who will play in the modality of active chess under the fide rules.

There will be 2 semi-finals, and the 2 winners will play the final. on Friday 8th the first semi-final will be held on Saturday 9th the second semi-final will take place the final will be on Sunday 12th there will be 2 top seeded, according to the fide list, they will choose their rivals for the first semi-finals.

On June 9th the drawing of lots will take place to choose the color of the first game of each semi-final and the final.

All games will be played with 20 minutes for the whole game, with an increment of 10 seconds after each move.
The semi - finals and final will consist in 4 games each. in case of a final draw, there will be a tie break in form of blitz games (5 minutes for each player).

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