FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, 2013 – 11th round

Gelfand, Grischuk in the background
closing ceremony - dinner
Mamedyarov
(Photos taken from the official site)

Another GP series event had come to an end! Mamedyarov became the sole winner with 7 points out of 11, Grischuk – 2nd with 6.5 and Topalov shared 3rd with Leko but had a better tie-break.

Results of the 11th round

GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR ½​ – ½​ GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS
GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN 1 – 0 GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA
GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS ½​ – ½​ GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE ½​ – ½​ GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR
GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL 1 – 0 GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS
GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN ½​ – ½​ GM Giri Anish 2734 NED

View full standings here.

Games of the round

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FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, 2013 – 10th round

Morozevich-Mamedyarov
Grischuk
(Photos were taken from the official site)

Both Mamedyarov and Grischuk lost their games in the penultimate round of the GP series but it didn’t change their position in the standings. Mamedyarov is 1st with 6.5, Grischuk is 2nd with 6 and Morozevich & Leko share 3rd with 5.5.

Results of the 10th round

GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS ½​ – ½​ GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN
GM Giri Anish 2734 NED 1 – 0 GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL
GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS 1 – 0 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE
GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR 1 – 0 GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS
GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN ½​ – ½​ GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN
GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA 1 – 0 GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR

View full standings here.

Games of the round

Pairings of the last round

GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR – GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS
GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN – GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA
GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS – GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE – GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR
GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL – GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS
GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN – GM Giri Anish 2734 NED

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FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, 2013 – 9th round

Grischuk-Morozevich, Mamedyarov-Giri in the background
(Photo taken from the official site)

Mamedyarov became the sole leader after winning against Giri (the only decisive game of the round) and has 6.5 points. Grischuk is 2nd with 6 points and Topalov shares 3rd place with Leko (5.5 points).

Results of the 9th round

GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA ½​ – ½​ GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS
GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR ½​ – ½​ GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN
GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN ½​ – ½​ GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR
GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS ½​ – ½​ GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE 1 – 0 GM Giri Anish 2734 NED
GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL ½​ – ½​ GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN

View full standings here.

Games of the round

Pairings of the 10th round

GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS – GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN
GM Giri Anish 2734 NED – GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL
GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS – GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE
GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR – GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS
GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN – GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN
GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA – GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR

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FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, 2013 – 8th round

Giri-Grischuk
Wang Yue-Mamedyarov
(Both photos were taken from the official site)

Grischuk & Mamedyarov still lead the event after drawing against Giri and Wang Yue respectively and have 5.5 points. Topalov and Leko have 4.5. View full standings here.

Results of the 8th round

GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS 0 – 1 GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL
GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN ½​ – ½​ GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE
GM Giri Anish 2734 NED ½​ – ½​ GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS
GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS ½​ – ½​ GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN
GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR 1 – 0 GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR
GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN ½​ – ½​ GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA

Games of the round

Today is a rest day in Beijing GP.

Pairings of the 9th round

GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA – GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS
GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR – GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN
GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN – GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR
GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS – GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE – GM Giri Anish 2734 NED
GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL – GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN

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FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, 2013 – 7th round

Mamedyarov-Topalov
Mamedyarov playing his miniature against Topalov
Leko-Karjakin
Leko-Karjakin (Both photos were taken from the official site)

Both Mamedyarov and Wang Hao managed to create miniatures of 24 and 22 moves respectively! A very rare occasion and especially so in top level events! 🙂 As for standings, Grischuk & Mamedyarov are on 5 out of 7, Karjakin, Ivanchuk and Leko are on 4. View full standings here.

Results of the 7th round

GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN 1 – 0 GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS
GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA ½​ – ½​ GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR
GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR 1 – 0 GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS
GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN 1 – 0 GM Giri Anish 2734 NED
GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS 1 – 0 GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE 1 – 0 GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL

Games of the round

Pairings of the 8th round

GM Karjakin Sergey 2776 RUS – GM Topalov Veselin 2767 BUL
GM Wang Yue 2705 CHN – GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2761 AZE
GM Giri Anish 2734 NED – GM Grischuk Alexander 2780 RUS
GM Morozevich Alexander 2736 RUS – GM Wang Hao 2752 CHN
GM Gelfand Boris 2773 ISR – GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2733 UKR
GM Leko Peter 2737 HUN – GM Kamsky Gata 2763 USA

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