of half finale
with J-M. Ndjofang
with Rob Clerc
of Truus and DAM2.2
tournament Diary, Yakutsk-2002
from official site
(sorry, translation has been made by programm)
26. 1 round. July, 27. 2 round. July, 28. 3 round.
July, 29. 4 round.
30. 5 round. July,
31. 6 round.
1. 7 round. August,
2. 8 round. August,
3. 9 round.
4. 10 round. August,
5. 11 round. August,
1. Please find
Alexandra Burnasheva with Jean Mark Ndjogang.
Tournament of the applicants the next change of the leader. Today he
became the international master from Belarus Sergey Nosevich, which
has gained already third victory, this time above the leader Jean Mark
Ndjofang from Cameroon. Rather strange or even rash strategy African
in this round, which on idea on the rights collected desired plus 3,
should the stayed consignments to conduct in a quiet key, unexpectedly
has strummed a sharp item and already in a desperate item has overdued
time. For African on August 1 became truly black day.
Other consignments of the leaders were finished in a draw, all of them
were battle without a hint on grandmaster's drawn games. The two have
joined group of the persecutors of six persons. It is the four-multiple
champion of the world Anatoly Gantwarg (Belorus) changed the Russian
Vladimir Milshin and international grandmaster Andrey Kalmakov (Tver)
which has written down two points opposite to the surnames in the tournament
table after victory above the Dutch H.Mejer.
With perfect combinational sight and most precise game in endgame has
pleased of the fans Gavril Kolesov, gained at the representative of
Azerbaijan Eldar Aliev. And the game called other ours grandmaster Ivan
Tokusarov in hearts of the fans completely opposite feelings. He has
lost Vladislav Bedinovs from Latvia. Native
walls has breaked, which
one helped Ivan in the previous two rounds, rescueing him from an inevitable
defeat. Really, how many it is possible.
One more participant has noted on tournament birthday. This time representative
Коt D'vuare A.Ibragim. WE CONGRATULATE! The excellent gift to itself
could be made by the inhabitant of a Coast of an Ivory, if has realized
superfluous piece in a consignment with the Estonian Kenneth Karp. However
Carp has found in endgame a beautiful drawn game and has kept African
without a gift.
In the eighth round blind lottery in three first pairs has dropped out
on meetings of the representatives of one country. The leader Sergey
Nosevish will play with Anatoly Gantwarg, Guntis Valneris with Vladislav
Bedinovs, and Alexander Georgiev with Anrey Kalmakov.
About fighters of invisible front. A part second. It is known, that
the decision that our tournament will be conducted in Yakutsk, it was
accepted after refusal of Cameroon. And all preparatory work was done
in extremely rigid temporary frameworks. Nevertheless, it was possible
to collect all strongest players. In it the large merit of the representatives
of the World federation of checkers Johan Bastionnet, Alexander Presman
(Netherlands), workers of edition of the journal "Shashechny Mir"
Evgraf Zuboff, Victor Vysotsky (Moscow), and also Ministry of external
relations of Republic Sakha (Yakutia) (minister Alexander Migalkin).
Huge by him a thank on behalf of the participants and organizers!
31. The today's round was received
on a rarity uncompromise. In all consignments there was a persistent
and intense struggle, each player tried to prove, that he more strongly
as opponent. All duels kept in suspense the spectators convoked today
in Palace of sports named 50 years of Victory in II World War.
And again sole leader has appeared. It's Cameronnen Jean Mark Ndjofang,
in excellent style defeated Russian Murod Amrilloev, having created
numerous combinational threats. As has shown a result of this consignment,
the words of Cameroonen do not miss business and he is quite seriously
going to get in final eight. " I exhibit here continent and I shall
do everything to get in the final", - has declared couple of days
back arrogant Ndjofang. Similar, he goes in the steps legendary Baba
Si, perhaps, brightest representative of black continent. A consignment
Alexander Georgiev (Russia) with D.Erdenebileg (Mongolia) called as
the large interest the spectators, but after an outcome of the arisen
sharpest item the contenders soon have agreed to a drawn game.
The victory in today's round of the Belorus player Sergey Nosevich above
D.Duakite from Мали has allowed him to join leading group.
This round has appeared very difficult for ours draughts players, therefore
as well as Gavril Kolesov and Ivan Tokusarov have received very difficult,
is possible losing games against a Rob Clerk (Netherlands) and Vladimir
Milshin (Russia). If Ivan it was possible by any miracle to avoid a
defeat, Gavril Kolesov, which consignment was finished after six hours
of struggle, nevertheless could not reach a desired drawn game. Rob
Clerk catches up with leading group.
After J-M.Ndjofang the six players follows. In this round the tradition
previous two was infringed, when after four rounds we had four leaders,
after five five. On termination the sixth round we have only one leader,
but they are followed by six ones. The truth is rather interesting,
whether? In the finished round both representatives of Caucasus have
gained victories. Vachagan Muradyan (Armenia) and Eldar Aliev (Azerbaijan),
which sometimes name here Geidar (Geidar Aliev
is the name of presedent of Azerbaijan.
Alex.Kand.), have won accordingly at L.Kouate
(Kot D'Vuare) and Lev Slobodskoy (Israel).
Tomorrow Gavril Kolesov will play with Eldar Aliev, and the opponent
of Ivan Tokusarov becomes Vladislav Bedinovs (Latvia). That to hide,
we hope that our guys will correct the tournament provision.
30. The central party Alexander Georgiev
- Guntis Valneris was finished in a draw. On 43 move famous grandmasters,
probably, having decided to not tempt destiny, have begun peace negotiations.
The second consignment of the leaders of tournament A.Cordier and J.Ndjofang
proceeded in sharper and intense struggle, where two strategy have confronted:
Cameroonen played by centre, French attempted to play around, but eventually
item was received absolutely draw.
And D.Erdenebileg today at all has not blown. And on the contrary, has
won at national grandmaster of Azerbaijan E.Aliev, having conducted
a combination. Thus, the Mongol again was included in leading group.
Furthermore he has appeared unique of the large group of the persecutors,
who has caught up the leaders. All is wider and more widely geography
of the leaders. Now there is also representative of Asia. For complete
happiness does not suffice шашистов from the American and australian
Generally speaking, this round was received rather rich on tactical
manoeuvres. For example, the representative of Ukraine Igor Kirzner
same style has won at G.Sarkiseev from Kazakhstans. And also ours Ivam
Tokusarov, changed the Estonian К.Karp. For the sake of justice we shall
note, that the item Yakutiya grandmaster, how the Estonian has committed
a roughest oversight, called fears. Alexander Shvartsman, watching for
as this consignment, in general considers it half-losing. Probably,
all the same Tokusarov the notorious native walls have helped. Second
our participant Gavril Kolesov has played in a draw with one of best
draughts players of Russia Vladimir Milshin from a Ishimbai. By the
way, tomorrow Milshin meets one participant from Yakutia. I think, that
you cannot guess, with whom.
Gavril Kolesov plays in the sixth round with most experienced Rob Clerk.
Коlesov was not born yet, when in far 1976 the Clerk became the silver
prize-winner of Olympic tournament, having passed forward only legendary
About fightings of invisible front. All participants mark a high level
of realization of selection tournament of the applicants. The large
preparatory work was conducted by organizational committee headed the
vice-president of government Eujenua Mikhailova, federation of checkers,
sponsors of tournament. The Diary of tournament of the applicants on
Yakutiya TV and radio is daily prepared. Practically all republican
newspapers shine our competitions. The official site of Tournament of
the applicants is open, on which for 3 days more than 2,000 viewings
of pages by the visitors from 31 countries are fixed.
Each day the participants feel attention and care of the clerical personnel
servicing Tournament of the applicants. A thank to the owners modern
Palace of sports 50 years of Victory for kindliness and hospitality.
29. Evening. Кing for day there was
a yesterday's leader Dul Erdenebileg from Mongolia. The defeat in the
fourth round has rejected him from the first line of the tournament
table. The double champion of Asia not to somebody, and ex-champion
of the world Guntis Valneris from Latvia has lost. From the debut the
advantage was received by the representative of Baltia. At Mongolian
player was formed isolated piece, which Latvian grandmaster has won
and despite of persistent protection of the yesterday's leader, the
consignment was finished at all in his benefit.
Also victory was gained by one of favorites the Russian Alexander Georgiev.
Today his victim became the Dutch Ron Heusdens. And the Dutch from the
very beginning played passively, than Georgiev has taken advantage and
has finished a consignment before victory. And the duel Cameroonen Njofang
with Tokusarov has brought only disappointments for the Yakutiya fans.
In an equal position Ivan supposes the roughest mistake, after which
the double champion of Africa has realized the advantage. Though at
once after game Jean in interview to the author of these lines has given
back to owing skill of Ivan, hardly this compliment becomes a consolation
for the admirers of Токusarov. What pain, what pain: Njofang - Tokusarov
2-0 ! The meeting between Anatoly Gantwarg and Kolesov was finished
in a draw. As has told favourite of the local fans (it means Коlesov)
to ending a consignment to him it was possible to receive more pleasant,
but it wasn't sufficient for victory.
The second victory on Tournament of the applicants was gained by the
international draughts player And. Cordier. The French has offended
the most age participant Lev Slobodskoy from Israel. The successor of
famous school of the great French players of a beginning of the last
century probably expects to revive famous historical traditions. A flag
to him in hands. French one.
So, that we have for today. Four participants head the tournament table.
They represent four states: Georgiev (Russia), Valneris (Latvia), Ndjofang
(Cameroon) and Cordie (France). The leaders have per 6 points. Meeting
of two obvious favorites of these competitions Alexander Georgiev and
Guntis Valneris tomorrow is held.
In a nape to the leaders 9 participants breathe at once. Under the forecasts
many, match - tournament for first seven to not avoid. At such strong
and equal structure seven participants are hardly equal will collect
till plus 3. The formula is simple: plus 3 you in the final, plus 2
prove, that you have right play in final. Let's remind, the match -
tournament is held on August 6 at any weather.