Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic 5th round

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Anand scored the first win in the tournament playing against Naiditsch, two other games ended in draws.

Results of the 5th round

Caruana 3 1/2 2 Fridman
Meier 1 1/2 1.5 Adams
Anand 2 1-0 2.5 Naiditsch

Standings after 5 rounds

1. Caruana 3.5
2. Anand 3
3-4. Naiditsch, Fridman 2.5
5. Adams 2
6. Meier 1.5

Games of the round

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Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic 4th round

Caruana

Adams and Fridman drew Caruana and Anand respectively while Naiditsch won against Meier. Caruana is leading the event with 3 out of 4.

Standings after 4 rounds

1. Caruana 3
2. Naiditsch 2.5
3-4. Anand, Fridman 2
5. Adams 1.5
6. Meier 1

Today’s pairings

Caruana-Fridman
Meier-Adams
Anand-Naiditsch

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Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic 3rd round

Caruana

Caruana

Caruana won against Naiditsch although Black had a much better game for a while. Adams also was better and put a strong pressure on Black but Fridman found a nice way to equalize. Anand and Meier had a relatively calm draw. So, Caruana is leading with 2.5 points.

Results of the round

Caruana 1.5 1-0 1.5 Naiditsch
Meier 0.5 1/2 1 Anand
Adams 0.5 1/2 1 Fridman

Standings after the 3rd round

1. Caruana 2.5
2-4. Naiditsch, Anand, Fridman 1.5
5-6. Meier, Adams 1

Games of the round

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Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic 2nd round

Naiditsch won against Adams in a very long (almost 7 hours!!) and interesting game. The other two games were drawn. Caruana and Naiditsch share 1st place with 1.5 out of 2.

Results of 2nd round

Anand-Caruana 1/2
Naiditsch-Adams 1-0
Fridman-Meier 1/2

Standings after 2nd round

1-2. Caruana, Naiditsch 1.5
3-4. Anand, Fridman 1
5-6. Adams, Meier 0.5

Today’s pairings

Adams-Fridman
Caruana-Naiditsch
Meier-Anand

Games of 2nd round

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Baden-Baden GRENKE Chess Classic 1st round

Caruana

Caruana

Caruana won his game against Meier and is leading the event as other games were drawn.

Results of the first round

Naiditsch 1/2 Fridman
Adams 1/2 Anand
Caruana 1-0 Meier

The 2nd round pairings

1 2667 GM Fridman Daniel – GM Meier Georg 2640
2 2780 GM Anand Viswanathan – GM Caruana Fabiano 2757
3 2716 GM Naiditsch Arkadij – GM Adams Michael 2725

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