Ivanchuk's win over Radjabov was by far the most interesting game of the day. Both sides had strong squares for their pieces in a position of dynamic imblance. However Radjabov played too ambitiously by pushing his g-pawn, and this provoked Ivanchuk to switch to attacking mode. The complications panned out in White's favour, as the Azerbaijani player just couldn't get his pieces organized in order to avoid Ivanchuk's tricky tactics.
Here are the results:
Judit Polgar rapidly organized a piece sacrifice to take a perpetual check.
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Navara gradually equalized and drawish simplification ensued.
Ponomariov sacrificed a pawn, but couldn't find a better follow-up than to take a repetition.
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The total prize fund is of $1.600.000 (about 1.100.000€):
First round losers win $6.000 (about 4.100€);
Second round losers win $10.000 (or roughly 6.900€);
Third round losers $16.000 (or 11.000€);
Fourth round $25.000 (or 17.000€);
Fifth round (Quarter-finals) $35.000 (or 24.000€);
Sixth round (Semi-final) $50.000 (or 34.500€);
Losing finalist $80.000 (or 55.000€);
The winner receives $120.000 (or 82.500€).