FIDE Grand Prix, Baku 2014

Gelfand

Gelfand


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Gelfand leads with 2.5 points out of 3. Svidler, Caruana and Nakamura have 2.5.

Results of the 3rd round

GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2701 ½ – ½ GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2706
GM Karjakin Sergey 2767 1 – 0 GM Dominguez Perez Leinier 2751
GM Gelfand Boris 2748 1 – 0 GM Grischuk Alexander 2797
GM Nakamura Hikaru 2764 ½ – ½ GM Caruana Fabiano 2844
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2764 ½ – ½ GM Andreikin Dmitry 2722
GM Radjabov Teimour 2726 ½ – ½ GM Svidler Peter 2732

Games of the round

Pairings of the 4th round

GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2706 – GM Svidler Peter 2732
GM Andreikin Dmitry 2722 – GM Radjabov Teimour 2726
GM Caruana Fabiano 2844 – GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2764
GM Grischuk Alexander 2797 – GM Nakamura Hikaru 2764
GM Dominguez Perez Leinier 2751 – GM Gelfand Boris 2748
GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2701 – GM Karjakin Sergey 2767

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FIDE Grand Prix, Baku 2014

Playing hall

Playing hall


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Four players lead with 1.5 points – Caruana, Gelfand, Svidler and Nakamura.

Results of the 2nd round

Caruana 1 1/2 1 Gelfand
Kasimdzhanov 0.5 1/2 0.5 Radjabov
Svidler 0.5 1-0 0.5 Mamedyarov
Dominguez 0.5 1/2 0.5 Tomashevsky
Andreikin 0 0-1 0.5 Nakamura
Grischuk 0.5 1/2 0 Karjakin

Games of the round

Pairings of the 3rd round

GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2701 – GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2706
GM Karjakin Sergey 2767 – GM Dominguez Perez Leinier 2751
GM Gelfand Boris 2748 – GM Grischuk Alexander 2797
GM Nakamura Hikaru 2764 – GM Caruana Fabiano 2844
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2764 – GM Andreikin Dmitry 2722
GM Radjabov Teimour 2726 – GM Svidler Peter 2732

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FIDE Grand Prix, Baku 2014

Karjakin-Caruana

Karjakin-Caruana


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Caruana and Gelfand lead with a perfect score after the first round.

Results of the 1st round

GM Dominguez Perez Leinier 2751 0.5-0.5 GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2706
GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2701 0.5-0.5 GM Grischuk Alexander 2797
GM Karjakin Sergey 2767 0-1 GM Caruana Fabiano 2844
GM Gelfand Boris 2748 1-0 GM Andreikin Dmitry 2722
GM Nakamura Hikaru 2764 0.5-0.5 GM Svidler Peter 2732
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2764 0.5-0.5 GM Radjabov Teimour 2726

Games of the round

Pairings of the 2nd round

GM Kasimdzhanov Rustam 2706 – GM Radjabov Teimour 2726
GM Svidler Peter 2732 – GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2764
GM Andreikin Dmitry 2722 – GM Nakamura Hikaru 2764
GM Caruana Fabiano 2844 – GM Gelfand Boris 2748
GM Grischuk Alexander 2797 – GM Karjakin Sergey 2767
GM Dominguez Perez Leinier 2751 – GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2701

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FIDE Grand Prix, Baku 2014

Opening ceremony

Opening ceremony


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The first stage of Grand Prix Series 2014-2015 started yesterday in Baku, Azerbaijan. The participants are:

Caruana, Fabiano ITA GM 2844
Grischuk, Alexander RUS GM 2797
Karjakin, Sergey RUS GM 2767
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE GM 2764
Nakamura, Hikaru USA GM 2764
Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB GM 2751
Gelfand, Boris ISR GM 2748
Svidler, Peter RUS GM 2732
Radjabov, Teimour AZE GM 2726
Andreikin, Dmitry RUS GM 2722
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam UZB GM 2706
Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS GM 2701

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