:: Ciudad de Linares International Chess Tournament  2006

Levon Aronian is the winner of the Super GM Tournament of Linares 2006!

The famous worldwide tournament, which has been referred to as the “Wimbledon of Chess”, was organized from February 18th until March 11th, 2006. The first half of the tournament (18/2-26/2/2006) took place at the Palacio de Clavijero in the city of Morelia, Mexico, and the second half (3/3-11/3/2006) in Linares, Spain. Total prize fund 380,000€.

Eight of the top chess players in the world competed in this double round robin event.
 

Morelia, Mexico

Round 1, 18.02.2006
Francisco Vallejo - Peter Leko 0-1
Peter Svidler - Veselin Topalov 1-0
Etienne Bacrot - Vassily Ivanchuk 1/2
Levon Aronian - Teimour Radjabov 1-0
Round 2, 19.02.2006
Peter Leko - Teimour Radjabov 1-0
Vassily Ivanchuk - Levon Aronian 1-0
Veselin Topalov - Etienne Bacrot 1/2
Francisco Vallejo - Peter Svidler 0-1
Round 3, 20.02.2006
Peter Svidler - Peter Leko 1/2
Etienne Bacrot - Francisco Vallejo 1/2
Levon Aronian - Veselin Topalov 1/2
Teimour Radjabov - Vassily Ivanchuk 1/2
Round 4, 22.02.2006
Peter Leko - Vassily Ivanchuk 1-0
Veselin Topalov - Teimour Radjabov 0-1
Francisco Vallejo - Levon Aronian 1/2
Peter Svidler - Etienne Bacrot 1-0
Round 5, 23.02.2006
Etienne Bacrot - Peter Leko 1/2
Levon Aronian - Peter Svidler 1-0
Teimour Radjabov - Francisco Vallejo 1/2
Vassily Ivanchuk - Veselin Topalov 0-1
Round 6, 25.02.2006
Levon Aronian - Peter Leko 1/2
Teimour Radjabov - Etienne Bacrot 1-0
Vassily Ivanchuk - Peter Svidler 1-0
Veselin Topalov - Francisco Vallejo 0-1
Round 7, 26.02.2006
Peter Leko - Veselin Topalov 1/2
Francisco Vallejo - Vassily Ivanchuk 1/2
Peter Svidler - Teimour Radjabov 1/2
Etienne Bacrot - Levon Aronian 0-1
   

Transfer to Linares, Spain

Round 8, 03.03.2006
Peter Leko - Francisco Vallejo 1/2
Veselin Topalov - Peter Svidler 1-0
Vassily Ivanchuk - Etienne Bacrot 0-1
Teimour Radjabov - Levon Aronian 1/2
Round 9, 04.03.2006
Teimour Radjabov - Peter Leko 1/2
Levon Aronian - Vassily Ivanchuk 1/2
Etienne Bacrot - Veselin Topalov 0-1
Peter Svidler - Francisco Vallejo 1/2
Round 10, 05.03.2006
Peter Leko - Peter Svidler 1/2
Francisco Vallejo - Etienne Bacrot 0-1
Veselin Topalov - Levon Aronian 1-0
Vassily Ivanchuk - Teimour Radjabov 0-1
Round 11, 07.03.2006
Vassily Ivanchuk - Peter Leko 1/2
Teimour Radjabov - Veselin Topalov 1/2
Levon Aronian - Francisco Vallejo 1-0
Etienne Bacrot - Peter Svidler 1/2
Round 12, 08.03.2006
Peter Leko - Etienne Bacrot 1/2
Peter Svidler - Levon Aronian 1/2
Francisco Vallejo - Teimour Radjabov 1/2
Veselin Topalov - Vassily Ivanchuk 1/2
Round 13, 10.03.2006
Veselin Topalov - Peter Leko 1-0
Vassily Ivanchuk - Francisco Vallejo 1-0
Teimour Radjabov - Peter Svidler 1-0
Levon Aronian - Etienne Bacrot 1/2
Round 14, 11.03.2006
Peter Leko - Levon Aronian 0-1
Etienne Bacrot - Teimour Radjabov 1/2
Peter Svidler - Vassily Ivanchuk 1/2
Francisco Vallejo - Veselin Topalov 1/2
   

Free days: Tuesday, February 21st, Friday, February 24th, Monday, March 6th, Thursday, March 9th

The players are as follows:
Veselin Topalov
Peter Leko
Vassily Ivanchuk
Peter Svidler
Etienne Bacrot
Levon Aronian
Francisco Vallejo
Teimour Radjabov

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