FIDE Grand Prix Series. Sharjah 2017 4th round

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Photo by Max Avdeev for World Chess by Agon Ltd.)

Mamedyarov and Vachier-Lagrave lead with 3 points.

Results of the 4th round

GM Nakamura Hikaru 2785 2 ½ – ½ GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2796
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2766 2 1 – 0 2 GM Adams Michael 2751
GM Aronian Levon 2785 ½ – ½ GM Riazantsev Alexander 2671
GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2709 ½ – ½ GM Ding Liren 2760
GM Eljanov Pavel 2759 ½ – ½ GM Hou Yifan 2651
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2749 ½ – ½ GM Grischuk Alexander 2742
GM Hammer Jon Ludvig 2628 ½ – ½ GM Vallejo Pons Francisco 2709
GM Li Chao B 2720 1 1 – 0 1 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2711
GM Rapport Richard 2692 1 ½ – ½ ½ GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2656

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Wednesday Quiz 22.2.17

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FIDE Grand Prix Series. Sharjah 2017 3rd round

Hikaru Nakamura (Photo by Max Avdeev for World Chess by Agon Ltd.)

Vachier-Lagrave leads with 2.5 points.

Results of the 3rd round

GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2796 2 ½ – ½ GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2766
GM Adams Michael 2751 ½ – ½ 1 GM Eljanov Pavel 2759
GM Grischuk Alexander 2742 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Aronian Levon 2785
GM Nakamura Hikaru 2785 1 1 – 0 1 GM Rapport Richard 2692
GM Ding Liren 2760 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Hammer Jon Ludvig 2628
GM Vallejo Pons Francisco 2709 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2749
GM Hou Yifan 2651 1 ½ – ½ 1 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2709
GM Riazantsev Alexander 2671 1 ½ – ½ ½ GM Li Chao B 2720
GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2711 ½ ½ – ½ 0 GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2656

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FIDE Grand Prix Series. Sharjah 2017 2nd round

Vachier-Lagrave is leading with 2 points.

Results of the 2nd round

GM Rapport Richard 2692 1 0 – 1 1 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2796
GM Aronian Levon 2785 ½ ½ – ½ 1 GM Adams Michael 2751
GM Hammer Jon Ludvig 2628 ½ ½ – ½ ½ GM Nakamura Hikaru 2785
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2766 ½ 1 – 0 ½ GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2711
GM Eljanov Pavel 2759 ½ ½ – ½ ½ GM Vallejo Pons Francisco 2709
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2749 ½ ½ – ½ ½ GM Riazantsev Alexander 2671
GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2709 ½ ½ – ½ ½ GM Grischuk Alexander 2742
GM Li Chao B 2720 0 ½ – ½ ½ GM Hou Yifan 2651
GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2656 0 0 – 1 0 GM Ding Liren 2760

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