The Unive Hoogeveen Chess Festival 2014 took place on 11-18th October 2014 in Hoogeveen, in the Netherlands.

The event was split into several groups – two 6-game matches (the highlight of the event), 9-round Open tournament and two Amateur tournaments.

The match Anish Giri vs. Alexei Shirov finished 4,5:1,5 in favor of the World #7 player, while the duel between Baadur Jobava and Jan Timman was won by Jobava with the same 4,5:1,5 score. You can replay the games below with engine analysis.

The Open Section was topped by Israeli GM Victor Mikhalevski with 7 points. He grabbed the first prize of € 3.000, leaving the nearest followers half point behind.

Second place was shared in a four-way tie by Slovenian GM Alexander Beliavsky, Ukrainian GM Andrey Vovk, Israeli GM Michael Roiz and GM Jiri Stocek from the Czech Republic. You can see the full standings below.

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