Pavlodar Wins Asian Cities Dubai Cup Print
Friday, 09 March 2007 00:00
The Pavlodar (KAZ) team won the Asian Cities Team Championship for the Dubai Cup organized by the Iranian Chess Federation from 1 to 8 March 2007 in Tehran, Iran. Eighteen teams from 12 countries competed in the 9-round Swiss. Pavlodar scored 30 points followed by runner-up Tagaytay (PHI) with 26 and Tehran Saipa with 25 points for third. In photo, Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan awards the cup to Pavlodar team captain. for new Performance Rating Board awards approved by Sheikh Sultan.

The Pavlodar (KAZ) team won the Asian Cities Team Championship for the Dubai Cup organized by the Iranian Chess Federation from 1 to 8 March 2007 in Tehran, Iran. Eighteen teams from 12 countries competed in the 9-round Swiss. Pavlodar scored 30 points followed by runner-up Tagaytay (PHI) with 26 and Tehran Saipa with 25 points for third. In photo, Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan awards the cup to Pavlodar team captain.

The Pavlodar team was composed of GM Evgeny Vladimirov, GM Pavel Kotsur, GM Petr Kostenko, IM Rinat Jumabeav and IM An Ismagambetov.
The Pavlodar team was composed of GM Evgeny Vladimirov, GM Pavel Kotsur, GM Petr Kostenko, IM Rinat Jumabeav and IM An Ismagambetov.

 

Final Ranking							

Rank	Team		Pts.
1	Pavlodar        30
2	Tagaytay        26
3	Saipa           25
4	Rahahan         23
5	Shanghai        21.5
6	Tidewater       21.5
7	Damescaus       17.5
8	Banvan-Tehran   17.5
9	Dubai           16.5
10	Sulimania       16
11	Calicut         15.5
12	Lahore          15.5
13	Amman           15
14	Sharjah         15
15	Aleppo          15
16	Colombo         15
17	Erbil           12
18	Jerusalem        6.5

Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan (left) meets with Iranian Chess Federation president Dr. Mohammad Maddahi with interpreter Iranian FIDE Delegate Mehrdad Pahlavanzadeh (center)
Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan (left) meets with Iranian Chess Federation president Dr. Mohammad Maddahi with interpreter Iranian FIDE Delegate Mehrdad Pahlavanzadeh (center)

Sheikh Sultan Approves New Performance Rating Board Awards

Asian Chess Federation president Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifah Al Nahyan approved the request of all team captains to institute a new award of medals for best performance rating on individual boards. The system takes into account the strength of the opposition unlike the traditional system of percentage score. The awardees are:

Performance Rating Board Rank
Name                          Team      Rp  

Board 1 Gold GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan Saipa 2643 Silver GM Zhou Jianchao Shanghai 2536 Bronze GM Kotsur Pavel Pavlodar 2475
Board 2 Gold GM Vladimirov Evgeny Pavlodar 2809 Silver GM Antonio Rogelio Jr Tagaytay 2553 Bronze FM Darban Morteza Tidewater 2469
Board 3 Gold IM So Wesley Tagaytay 2623 Silver GM Kostenko Petr Pavlodar 2578 Bronze IM Ghane Shojaat Rahahan 2446
Board 4 Gold IM Rinat Jumabeav Pavlodar 2570 Silver IM Dimakiling Oliver Tagaytay 2529 Bronze IM Mallahi Amir Saipa 2413
Board 5 Gold IM Ismagambetov An Pavlodar 2584
The Tagaytay team was composed of: (kneeling from left) IM Wesley So, GM Mark Paragua, delegation head Willy Abalos, Ed Andaya, IM Olliver Dimakiling and GM Rogelio Antonio.
The Tagaytay team was composed of: (kneeling from left) IM Wesley So, GM Mark Paragua, delegation head Willy Abalos, Ed Andaya, IM Olliver Dimakiling and GM Rogelio Antonio.

 

The Tehran Saipa team was composed of: (kneeling, from left) FM Arash Roghani, IM Amir Mallahi, IM Mohsen Ghorbani, IM Morteza Mahjoob, GM Ehsan Ghaem Maghami and Coach IM Khosrow Harandi. Other team members are standing, from left: team manager Masoud Namvari and GM Elshan Moradiabadi.
The Tagaytay team was composed of: (kneeling from left) IM Wesley So, GM Mark Paragua, delegation head Willy Abalos, Ed Andaya, IM Olliver Dimakiling and GM Rogelio Antonio.

Percentage Score Board Medals
The traditional system of percentage score for board medals originated from when the Olympiads were played as Round Robin groups. The same system was carried over to the Swiss system Olympiads.
Board 1								

Rank Name Team Percent Games Pts. 1 GM Taleb Moussa Dubai 87.5 8 7.0 2 GM Ghaem Maghami Ehsan Saipa 81.3 8 6.5 3 GM Zhou Jianchao Shanghai 72.2 9 6.5
Board 2
Rank Name Team Percent Games Pts. 1 GM Vladimirov Evgeny Pavlodar 92.9 7 6.5 2 FM Omearat Adel Aleppo 75.0 6 4.5 3 WGM Paridar Shadi Banvan 75.0 6 4.5
Board 3
Rank Name Team Percent Games Pts. 1 IM So Wesley Tagaytay 83.3 9 7.5 2 GM Kostenko Petr Pavlodar 83.3 9 7.5 3 FM Jasim A R Saleh Sharjah 83.3 6 5.0
Board 4
Rank Name Team Percent Games Pts. 1 IM Dimakiling Oliver Tagaytay 83.3 9 7.5 2 IM Rinat Jumabeav Pavlodar 83.3 6 5.0 3 FM Hussein N A Erbil 78.6 7 5.5
Board 5
Rank Name Team Percent Games Pts. 1 Zozik Saleh Sulimania 90.0 5 4.5 2 IM Ismagambetov An Pavlodar 85.7 7 6.0 3 Sadeghi Adel Tidewater 60.0 5 3.0
 
Arbiters were Standing from left: Mahmoud Tarazi, Mohsen Varzandeh, Maghsoud Giahy, Mohammadreza Lajevardizadeh, Gholamreza Karimanhi, Reza Mahdipour and Mohammad Purhajghanbar. Seated from left: Eskandari, Casto Abundo and Hamid
Arbiters were (seated from left): Deputy Arbiter Eskandari, Chief Arbiter Casto Abundo and Tournament Director Hamid R. Pourshahmari; (Standing from left): Mahmoud Tarazi, Mohsen Varzandeh, Maghsoud Giahy, Mohammadreza Lajevardizadeh, Gholamreza Karimanhi, Reza Mahdipour and Mohammad Purhajghanbar.
 
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