:: Essent 2006

The 10th Essent Chess Tournament took place between the 20th and 28th of October 2006 in the city of Hoogeveen. Just like last year there were several competitions: a Crown Group, a strong Essent Open, an Amateur Tournament, a public tournament and an event for youth.

Crown Group: Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria 2804), Judit Polgar (Hungary 2711), Shakhryar Mamedyarov (Azerbeidzhan 2699), Ivan Sokolov  (Netherlands 2676) Average rating: 2723 Category: 19

Final Standings: 1. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 4.5, 2. Polgar, Judit 4.5, 3. Topalov, Veselin 2.5, 4. Sokolov, Ivan 0.5

Round 1, Sunday October 22, @14.00
Polgar, Judit - Sokolov, Ivan 1-0
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Topalov, Veselin 1-0
Round 2, Monday October 23, @14.00
Sokolov, Ivan - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1
Polgar, Judit - Topalov, Veselin 1-0
Round 3, Tuesday October 24, @14.00
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Polgar, Judit 1/2
Topalov, Veselin - Sokolov, Ivan 1/2
Round 4, Thursday October 26, @14.00
Sokolov, Ivan - Polgar, Judit 0-1
Topalov, Veselin - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0
Round 5, Friday October 27, @14.00
Polgar, Judit - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1
Sokolov, Ivan - Topalov, Veselin 0-1
Round 6, Saturday October 28, @12.00
Topalov, Veselin - Polgar, Judit 0-1
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Sokolov, Ivan  1-0


Open Tournament
Leading Final Standings (Total 84 players):
1. Cheparinov, Ivan g BUL 2632 7.0, 2. Werle, Jan g NED 2551 7.0, 3. Postny, Evgeny g ISR 2609 6.5, 4. Brodsky, Michail g UKR 2566 6.5, 5. Gurevich, Mikhail g TUR 2648 6.5, 6. Goloshchapov, Alexander g UKR 2552 6.5, 7. L'Ami, Erwin g NED 2593 6.0, 8. Smeets, Jan g NED 2525 6.0, 9. Rogers, Ian g AUS 2526 6.0, 10. Ernst, Sipke m NED 2512 6.0, 11. Khairullin, Ildar m RUS 2543 6.0, 12. Van der Wiel, John g NED 2522 6.0

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