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Summary of 2008

Posted by Stefan on December 28, 2008

Radjabov played 107 games with classical time controls in 2008, and his performance rating over the year was 2762. Some of his best results:

Wijk aan Zee: shared third with Anand, 0.5 from first (Aronian/Carlsen). Ahead of Topalov, Kramnik, Ivanchuk, Leko. Won against Anand.

Sochi: second, 0.5 from first (Aronian). Ahead of Ivanchuk, Wang Yue, Svidler, Kamsky, Grischuk. Won against Karjakin.

Sofia: third, 2.5 from first (Ivanchuk) but 2.5 ahead of last (Aronian). Won against Aronian.

Elista: shared first (with Grischuk and Jakovenko), 1.5 ahead of Leko, Wang Yue, Mamedyarov. Won against Alekseev.

Linares: even score, 1.5 from first (Anand), ahead of Ivanchuk, Leko, Shirov. Won against Carlsen.

ACP Rapid World Cup: first, beating Ivanchuk, Jakovenko and Grischuk in the final minimatches.


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