Monday, December 14, 2009

World Cup 2009-Boris Gelfand Wins

The 2009 edition of World Cup concluded with a victory by Boris Gelfand over Ruslan Ponomariov. In final round, the two player exercised four classical games all ended in a draw. The match then gone to a tie break system. In opposite, this rapid and blitz time control gives much pleasure as both defeated each other.

All Classical are draws.

1. Ruslan Ponomariov-Boris Gelfand ½-½
2. Boris Gelfand-Ruslan Ponomariov 0-1
3. Ruslan Ponomariov-Boris Gelfand ½-½
4. Boris Gelfand-Ruslan Ponomariov 1-0

1. Boris Gelfand-Ruslan Ponomariov 1-0
2. Ruslan Ponomariov-Boris Gelfand 1-0
3. Boris Gelfand-Ruslan Ponomariov 1-0
4. Ruslan Ponomariov-Boris Gelfand 0-1

Boris Gelfand then win the last two blitz games and declared winner. He is the oldest participant at 41 and also top seed. He will get one spot in the next Candidate Match between 8 players. The Candidate Match line up are :

1. Loser of Topalov - Anand
2. Gata Kamsky (runner up of Topalov-Kamsky 2009)
3. Levon Aronian (winner of Grand Prix)
4. Magnus Carlsen (no.1 FIDE rating , TBC)
5. Vladimir Kramnik (no.2 FIDE rating, TBC)
6. Boris Gelfand (winner of World Cup 2009)
7. Runner up of Grand Prix
8. Organizer nominee

See Final round games and commentary from Chessvibes and Chessbase.

Pecatur Isreal Boris Gelfand akhirnya memenangkan Piala Dunia Catur 2009. Runner up adalah mantan juara Ruslan Ponomariov dari Ukraina. Boris mengalahkan Ruslan melalui 4 partai catur klasik, 4 partai catur cepat dan juga butuh 4 partai catur kilat karena kondisi imbang. Di dua partai terakhir Boris mengalahkan Ruslan jadi otomatis dialah pemenang tahun ini. Dengan demikian Boris masuk menjadi satu peserta Kejuaraan Kandidat tahun tahun mendatang. Daftar peserta kandidat telah di pos sebelumnnya dan ada juga di pos ulang di atas.

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