ANDREW GREET WINS INTERNATIONAL MASTER NORM

 

Andrew Greet of Cornwall consolidated his advance to a Grandmaster status by winning another International Master norm at the Gausdal Tournament in Norway.

Also playing in the tournament was the English prodigy David Howell who just missed a grandmaster norm and Chris Ward, already a well respected grandmaster.

 

GMB Gausdal NOR 2005

1 Akesson,R 2461
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1 1 1 1 6
2 Howell,D 2416
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0 1 1 1 1 6.0 
3 Barkhagen,J 2461
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1 5.0 
4 Greet,A 2403 0 1
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1 0 1 5.0 
5 Ward,C 2485 0
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1 0 1 4 
6 Sebag,M 2417 0 0 0
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1 1 1 4
7 Reinderman,D 2509 0 1 0
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1 49
8 Tallaksen,G 2326 0 1 0
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4
9 Michalczak,T 2369 0 0
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39
10 Hammer,J 2303 0 0 0 0 0 0
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1

Below are the games that Andrew played.

 

(1) Greet,A (2403) - Akesson,R (2461) [D39]
GMB Gausdal NOR (7), 19.04.2005



1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 d5 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.e4 Bb4 6.Bg5 c5 7.Bxc4 cxd4 8.Nxd4 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 Qa5 10.Bb5+ Bd7 11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.Qb3 Bxb5 13.Nxb5 0-0 14.0-0 Nc6 15.Rfd1 Rad8 16.c4 Rxd1+ 17.Rxd1 Rd8 18.Rxd8+ Qxd8 19.h3 Qd2 20.Qg3+ Qg5 21.Kh2 Qxg3+ 22.Kxg3 Kf8 23.Kh4 Ke7 24.Kh5 a6 25.Nc3 Ne5 26.Kh6 Nxc4 27.Kxh7 Kf8 28.Na4 a5 29.h4 b5 30.Nc5 a4 31.h5 a3 32.h6 Ne5 33.f4 Ng4 34.g3 b4 35.Nb3 Nf2 36.Kh8 Nxe4 37.g4 e5 38.f5 Ng5 39.h7 e4 40.Nc5 e3 41.Ne6+ fxe6 0-1