Reykjavik Open 2013 10th round

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Three players tied for 1st with 8 points out of 10 games – Eljanov (who drew So), So and Amin (who won against Gajewski), but Eljanov was best by tie-break! Congratulations to the winner! 🙂

Results of the first 10 boards

1 GM Eljanov Pavel 2678 7½ ½ – ½ 7½ GM So Wesley 2684
2 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Giri Anish 2722
3 IM Wei Yi 2501 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709
4 GM Amin Bassem 2631 7 1 – 0 7 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644
5 GM Thorhallsson Throstur 2441 6½ 0 – 1 6½ GM Ding Liren 2709
6 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 6½ ½ – ½ 6½ GM Xiu Deshun 2530
7 GM Sokolov Ivan 2644 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Stefansson Hannes 2496
8 NM Norowitz Yaacov 2432 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Kuzubov Yuriy 2622
9 GM Dziuba Marcin 2602 6½ 1 – 0 6½ IM Urkedal Frode 2473
10 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715 6 1 – 0 6 GM Kristjansson Stefan 2486

Top 10 players after the last round (with ELO points gain/loss)

1 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2678 8.0 19.0
2 GM So Wesley U20 PHI 2684 8.0 0.0
3 GM Amin Bassem EGY 2631 8.0 10.1
4 GM Giri Anish U18 NED 2722 7.5 5.9
5 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2709 7.5 1.3
6 IM Wei Yi U14 CHN 2501 7.5 24.9
7 GM Dziuba Marcin POL 2602 7.5 6.3
8 GM Ding Liren U20 CHN 2709 7.5 -2.5
9 NM Norowitz Yaacov USA 2432 7.5 0.0
10 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2637 7.5 7.9

Some interesting games of the last round

You can view the full standings, pairings and results here.

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Reykjavik Open 2013 9th round

Going into the last round there are 2 leaders – Eljanov and So who have 7.5 points. Six players share 3rd place with 7 points.

Results of the top 10 boards

1 GM Ding Liren 2709 6½ 0 – 1 6½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2678
2 GM So Wesley 2684 6½ 1 – 0 6½ GM Dziuba Marcin 2602
3 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644 6½ ½ – ½ 6½ IM Wei Yi 2501
4 GM Giri Anish 2722 6 1 – 0 6 GM L’ami Erwin 2622
5 GM Navara David 2710 6 0 – 1 6 GM Amin Bassem 2631
6 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709 6 1 – 0 6 GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2531
7 GM Stefansson Hannes 2496 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
8 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637 6 1 – 0 6 GM Grandelius Nils 2566
9 IM Guramishvili Sopiko 2414 6 0 – 1 5½ GM Sokolov Ivan 2644
10 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2675 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ IM Lou Yiping 2468

Standings of the top 10 players after 9 rounds (including ELO points gain or loss)

1 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2678 7.5 18.9
2 GM So Wesley U20 PHI 2684 7.5 0.0
3 GM Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2644 7.0 11.1
4 GM Giri Anish U18 NED 2722 7.0 7.1
5 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2709 7.0 4.0
6 IM Wei Yi U14 CHN 2501 7.0 22.2
7 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2637 7.0 6.7
8 GM Amin Bassem EGY 2631 7.0 4.9
9 GM Yu Yangyi U18 CHN 2688 6.5 4.2
10 GM Ding Liren U20 CHN 2709 6.5 -4.2

Some interesting games of the round

Pairings of the top 10 boards of the last round

1 GM Eljanov Pavel 2678 7½ – 7½ GM So Wesley 2684
2 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637 7 – 7 GM Giri Anish 2722
3 IM Wei Yi 2501 7 – 7 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709
4 GM Amin Bassem 2631 7 – 7 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644
5 GM Thorhallsson Throstur 2441 6½ – 6½ GM Ding Liren 2709
6 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 6½ – 6½ GM Xiu Deshun 2530
7 GM Sokolov Ivan 2644 6½ – 6½ GM Stefansson Hannes 2496
8 NM Norowitz Yaacov 2432 6½ – 6½ GM Kuzubov Yuriy 2622
9 GM Dziuba Marcin 2602 6½ – 6½ IM Urkedal Frode 2473
10 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715 6 – 6 GM Kristjansson Stefan 2486

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Reykjavik Open 2013 8th round

The three leading players (Eljanov, Gajewski and So) drew while three players with half a point behind won, so now there is a 6 player tie!

Results of the top 10 boards

1 GM Eljanov Pavel 2678 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644
2 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 5½ ½ – ½ 6 GM So Wesley 2684
3 GM Amin Bassem 2631 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Giri Anish 2722
4 GM L’ami Erwin 2622 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709
5 GM Ipatov Alexander 2569 5½ 0 – 1 5½ GM Ding Liren 2709
6 GM Sokolov Ivan 2644 5½ 0 – 1 5½ GM Dziuba Marcin 2602
7 GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2531 5½ ½ – ½ 5½ GM Jones Gawain C B 2637
8 IM Wei Yi 2501 5½ 1 – 0 5 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715
9 GM Williams Simon K 2498 5 0 – 1 5 GM Navara David 2710
10 GM Socko Bartosz 2643 5 0 – 1 5 GM Stefansson Hannes 2496

Standings of the top 10 players (with ELO points gain)

1 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2678 6.5 13.5
2 GM So Wesley U20 PHI 2684 6.5 0.0
3 GM Dziuba Marcin POL 2602 6.5 6.9
4 GM Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2644 6.5 13.0
5 IM Wei Yi U14 CHN 2501 6.5 36.5 20.3
6 GM Ding Liren U20 CHN 2709 6.5 1.2
7 GM Yu Yangyi U18 CHN 2688 6.0 6.7
8 GM Giri Anish U18 NED 2722 6.0 3.5
9 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2709 6.0 1.3
10 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2637 6.0 2.7

Some interesting games of the round

Pairings of the top 10 boards

1 GM Ding Liren 2709 6½ – 6½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2678
2 GM So Wesley 2684 6½ – 6½ GM Dziuba Marcin 2602
3 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644 6½ – 6½ IM Wei Yi 2501
4 GM Giri Anish 2722 6 – 6 GM L’ami Erwin 2622
5 GM Navara David 2710 6 – 6 GM Amin Bassem 2631
6 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709 6 – 6 GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2531
7 GM Stefansson Hannes 2496 6 – 6 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
8 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637 6 – 6 GM Grandelius Nils 2566
9 IM Guramishvili Sopiko 2414 6 – 5½ GM Sokolov Ivan 2644
10 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2675 5½ – 5½ IM Lou Yiping 2468

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Reykjavik Open 2013 7th round

Eljanov, who was leading the tournament with 5.5 out of 6 games drew Giri with Black, while two GMs – Gajewski and So won their games. So, there are 3 leaders with 6 points now.

Results of the top 10 boards

1 GM Giri Anish 2722 5 ½ – ½ 5½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2678
2 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644 5 1 – 0 5 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715
3 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
4 GM So Wesley 2684 5 1 – 0 5 GM Halkias Stelios 2566
5 GM Navara David 2710 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Grandelius Nils 2566
6 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709 4½ 1 – 0 4½ GM Shulman Yury 2563
7 GM Ding Liren 2709 4½ 1 – 0 4½ GM Maze Sebastien 2556
8 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2675 4½ 0 – 1 4½ GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2531
9 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2533 4½ 0 – 1 4½ GM Sokolov Ivan 2644
10 GM Xiu Deshun 2530 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Socko Bartosz 2643

Standings of the top 10 players after 7 rounds (with their ELO gains/losses)

1 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2678 6.0 14.0
2 GM Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2644 6.0 12.5
3 GM So Wesley U20 PHI 2684 6.0 0.0
4 GM Giri Anish U18 NED 2722 5.5 4.7
5 GM Yu Yangyi U18 CHN 2688 5.5 6.8
6 GM Dziuba Marcin POL 2602 5.5 1.3
7 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2709 5.5 2.5
8 IM Wei Yi U14 CHN 2501 5.5 12.6
9 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2637 5.5 4.1
10 GM Ding Liren U20 CHN 2709 5.5 -1.9

Some interesting games of the round

Pairings of the top 10 boards of round 8

1 GM Eljanov Pavel 2678 6 – 6 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644
2 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 5½ – 6 GM So Wesley 2684
3 GM Amin Bassem 2631 5½ – 5½ GM Giri Anish 2722
4 GM L’ami Erwin 2622 5½ – 5½ GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709
5 GM Ipatov Alexander 2569 5½ – 5½ GM Ding Liren 2709
6 GM Sokolov Ivan 2644 5½ – 5½ GM Dziuba Marcin 2602
7 GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2531 5½ – 5½ GM Jones Gawain C B 2637
8 IM Wei Yi 2501 5½ – 5 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715
9 GM Williams Simon K 2498 5 – 5 GM Navara David 2710
10 GM Socko Bartosz 2643 5 – 5 GM Stefansson Hannes 2496

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Reykjavik Open 2013 6th round

PavelEljanov12

Eljanov was the only one to win in the group of 7 players to become the sole leader with 5.5 out of 6! He played a very nice and attacking game against Cheparinov which you can view below.
Seven players are on 5 points.

Results of top 10 boards

1 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM Giri Anish 2722
2 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715 4½ ½ – ½ 4½ GM So Wesley 2684
3 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709 4½ 0 – 1 4½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2678
4 GM Socko Bartosz 2643 4 ½ – ½ 4½ GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644
5 GM Shulman Yury 2563 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Ding Liren 2709
6 GM Maze Sebastien 2556 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2675
7 GM Stefansson Hannes 2496 4 0 – 1 4 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637
8 IM Gretarsson Hjorvar Steinn 2509 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Baklan Vladimir 2609
9 GM Solak Dragan 2603 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Xiu Deshun 2530
10 GM Grandelius Nils 2566 4 ½ – ½ 4 GM Danielsen Henrik 2507

Standings of the top 10 players

1 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2678 5.5 13.4
2 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2715 5.0 7.0
3 GM Giri Anish U18 NED 2722 5.0 5.3
4 GM Yu Yangyi U18 CHN 2688 5.0 7.5
5 GM So Wesley U20 PHI 2684 5.0 0.0
6 GM Gajewski Grzegorz POL 2644 5.0 6.5
7 GM Jones Gawain C B ENG 2637 5.0 3.4
8 GM Halkias Stelios GRE 2566 5.0 2.7
9 GM Socko Bartosz POL 2643 4.5 5.1
10 GM Cheparinov Ivan BUL 2709 4.5 -0.5

Some interesting games of the round

Pairings of the 7th round

1 GM Giri Anish 2722 5 – 5½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2678
2 GM Gajewski Grzegorz 2644 5 – 5 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2715
3 GM Jones Gawain C B 2637 5 – 5 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
4 GM So Wesley 2684 5 – 5 GM Halkias Stelios 2566
5 GM Navara David 2710 4½ – 4½ GM Grandelius Nils 2566
6 GM Cheparinov Ivan 2709 4½ – 4½ GM Shulman Yury 2563
7 GM Ding Liren 2709 4½ – 4½ GM Maze Sebastien 2556
8 GM Bu Xiangzhi 2675 4½ – 4½ GM Yilmaz Mustafa 2531
9 GM Kveinys Aloyzas 2533 4½ – 4½ GM Sokolov Ivan 2644
10 GM Xiu Deshun 2530 4½ – 4½ GM Socko Bartosz 2643

You can view the full standings and pairings here.

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