Tradewise Gibraltar – Masters 2013 5th round

The four leaders played each other, so now we have only two players who share 1st place with 5 out of 5 – Le Quang and Vitiugov. Six players are on 4.5.

Results of the top 10 boards

1 GM Iturrizaga Edua 2650 4 0 – 1 4 GM Le Quang Liem 2705
2 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694 4 1 – 0 4 GM Swiercz Dariusz 2627
3 GM Ivanchuk Vassil 2758 3½ 1 – 0 3½ GM Ehlvest Jaan 2603
4 GM Sandipan Chanda 2590 3½ ½ – ½ 3½ GM Kamsky Gata 2740
5 GM Adams Michael 2725 3½ ½ – ½ 3½ GM Felgaer Ruben 2557
6 IM Ibarra Jerez Jo 2538 3½ 0 – 1 3½ GM Navara David 2710
7 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 3½ 1 – 0 3½ GM Gordon Stephen 2533
8 GM Tkachiev Vladis 2650 3½ 1 – 0 3½ IM Teran Alvarez I 2399
9 GM Al-Sayed Mohamm 2507 3½ 0 – 1 3½ GM Georgiev Kiril 2643
10 IM Melia Salome 2403 3½ 0 – 1 3½ GM Jones Gawain C 2632

Top 10 pairs of the 6th round

1 GM Le Quang Liem 2705 5 – 5 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694
2 GM Tkachiev Vladis 2650 4½ – 4½ GM Ivanchuk Vassi 2758
3 GM Navara David 2710 4½ – 4½ GM Jones Gawain C 2632
4 GM Georgiev Kiril 2643 4½ – 4½ GM Yu Yangyi 2688
5 GM Kamsky Gata 2740 4 – 4 GM Kulaots Kaido 2587
6 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2555 4 – 4 GM Adams Michael 2725
7 GM Felgaer Ruben 2557 4 – 4 GM Vachier-Lagrave 2711
8 GM Cramling Pia 2518 4 – 4 GM Shirov Alexei 2708
9 GM Jakubiec Artur 2518 4 – 4 GM Short Nigel D 2690
10 GM Stefanova Antoa 2516 4 – 4 GM Fridman Daniel 2667

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Tradewise Gibraltar – Masters 2013 4th round

It narrowed down to 4 leaders – Le Quang, Vitiugov, Swiercz and Iturrizaga who have 4 points.

Results of top 10 boards

1 GM Jones Gawain C 2632 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Adams Michael 2725
2 GM Swiercz Dariusz 2627 3 1 – 0 3 GM Vachier-Lagrave 2711
3 GM Le Quang Liem 2705 3 1 – 0 3 GM Salgado Lopez I 2606
4 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694 3 1 – 0 3 GM Kulaots Kaido 2587
5 GM Ehlvest Jaan 2603 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
6 GM Iturrizaga Edua 2650 3 1 – 0 3 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2555
7 GM Jakubiec Artur 2518 3 ½ – ½ 3 GM Tkachiev Vladis 2650
8 GM Kamsky Gata 2740 2½ 1 – 0 3 GM Stefanova Antoa 2516
9 GM Cmilyte Viktori 2515 2½ 0 – 1 2½ GM Ivanchuk Vassi 2758
10 GM Navara David 2710 2½ 1 – 0 2½ GM Harika Dronaval 2514

Top 10 pairs of the 5th round

1 GM Iturrizaga Edua 2650 4 – 4 GM Le Quang Liem 2705
2 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694 4 – 4 GM Swiercz Dariusz 2627
3 GM Ivanchuk Vassil 2758 3½ – 3½ GM Ehlvest Jaan 2603
4 GM Sandipan Chanda 2590 3½ – 3½ GM Kamsky Gata 2740
5 GM Adams Michael 2725 3½ – 3½ GM Felgaer Ruben 2557
6 IM Ibarra Jerez J 2538 3½ – 3½ GM Navara David 2710
7 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 3½ – 3½ GM Gordon Stephen 2533
8 GM Tkachiev Vladis 2650 3½ – 3½ IM Teran Alvarez I 2399
9 GM Al-Sayed Mohamm 2507 3½ – 3½ GM Georgiev Kiril 2643
10 IM Melia Salome 2403 3½ – 3½ GM Jones Gawain C 2632

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Tradewise Gibraltar – Masters 2013 3rd round

Rock of Gibraltar seen from Punta Carnero

Another tough and fighting round! Now there are only 15 players with 3 out of 3. You can view the standings on http://chess-results.com/tnr89507.aspx?art=1&rd=3&lan=1&wi=821.

Results of top 10 pairs of round 3

1 GM Adams Michael 2725 1 – 0 GM Kanep Meelis 2512
2 GM Stefanova Antoa 2516 1 – 0 GM Wojtaszek Rados 2723
3 GM Vachier-Lagrave 2711 1 – 0 WGM Ju Wenjun 2505
4 GM Al-Sayed Mohamm 2507 ½ – ½ GM Navara David 2710
5 GM Gallagher Josep 2499 0 – 1 GM Le Quang Liem 2705
6 GM Mastrovasilis A 2498 0 – 1 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694
7 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 1 – 0 IM Zatonskih Anna 2491
8 IM Gunina Valentin 2490 0 – 1 GM Iturrizaga Edua 2650
9 GM Tkachiev Vladi 2650 1 – 0 IM Paehtz Elisabe 2482
10 IM Oparin Grigoriy 2478 ½ – ½ GM Georgiev Kiril 2643

Top 10 pairs of round 4

1 GM Jones Gawain C 2632 3 – 3 GM Adams Michael 2725
2 GM Swiercz Dariusz 2627 3 – 3 GM Vachier-Lagrave 2711
3 GM Le Quang Liem 2705 3 – 3 GM Salgado Lopez I 2606
4 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694 3 – 3 GM Kulaots Kaido 2587
5 GM Ehlvest Jaan 2603 3 – 3 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
6 GM Iturrizaga Edua 2650 3 – 3 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2555
7 GM Jakubiec Artur 2518 3 – 3 GM Tkachiev Vladis 2650
8 GM Kamsky Gata 2740 2½ – 3 GM Stefanova Antoa 2516
9 GM Cmilyte Viktori 2515 2½ – 2½ GM Ivanchuk Vassil 2758
10 GM Navara David 2710 2½ – 2½ GM Harika Dronava 2514

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Tradewise Gibraltar – Masters 2013 2nd round

This was another very fighting round! So far, there are 45 (!) players on 2 out of 2 :).

Results of top 10 pairs

1 IM Telljohann Sven 2423 0 – 1 GM Adams Michael 2725
2 GM Wojtaszek Rados 2723 1 – 0 IM Docx Stefan 2426
3 IM Kjartansson Gud 2408 0 – 1 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2711
4 GM Navara David 2710 1 – 0 IM Houska Jovanka 2416
5 GM Bellon Lopez Ju 2404 ½ – ½ GM Shirov Alexei 2708
6 GM Le Quang Liem 2705 1 – 0 IM Roser Kevin 2409
7 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694 1 – 0 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan 2405
8 IM Teran Alvarez I 2399 1 – 0 GM Short Nigel D 2690
9 IM Nezad Husein Az 2394 0 – 1 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
10 GM Sutovsky Emil 2684 ½ – ½ IM Melia Salome 2403

Top 10 pairs of the 3rd round

1 GM Adams Michael 2725 – GM Kanep Meelis 2512
2 GM Stefanova Antoa 2516 – GM Wojtaszek Rados 2723
3 GM Vachier-Lagrave 2711 – WGM Ju Wenjun 2505
4 GM Al-Sayed Mohamm 2507 – GM Navara David 2710
5 GM Gallagher Josep 2499 – GM Le Quang Liem 2705
6 GM Mastrovasilis A 2498 – GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694
7 GM Yu Yangyi 2688 – IM Zatonskih Anna 2491
8 IM Gunina Valenti 2490 – GM Iturrizaga Edua 2650
9 GM Tkachiev Vladi 2650 – IM Paehtz Elisabet 2482
10 IM Oparin Grigoriy 2478 – GM Georgiev Kiril 2643

The official website of the event is http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.com/

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Tradewise Gibraltar – Masters 2013 1st round

You can find the complete pairings of the 1st round on http://chess-results.com/tnr89507.aspx?art=2&rd=1&lan=1&wi=821

The first 10 matches are

  1. GM Ivanchuk Vassil 2758  1/2  Zygouris Hristos 2218
  2. Aerni Andreas 2206  1/2  GM Kamsky Gata 2740
  3. GM Adams Michael 2725  1-0  Lind Jan-Olof 2217
  4. CM Urbina Perez Ju 2214  0-1  GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2723
  5. GM Vachier-Lagrave M 2711   1-0  Tscharotschkin Michael 2200
  6. Bird Andrew 2223  0-1  GM Navara David 2710
  7. GM Shirov Alexei 2708  1-0  Valgmae Toomas 2218
  8. Marttala Thomas 2217  0-1  GM Le Quang Liem 2705
  9. GM Short Nigel D 2696  1-0  IM Sanchez Castillo Sarai 2212
  10. Semprun Martinez Fe 2201  0-1  GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694

Among the 10 top boards only Ivanchuk and Kamsky didn’t manage to win.  Still, lower rated opponents have put a great deal of fight!!

Games from the top boards of the 1st round

Top 10 pairings of the 2nd round

1 IM Telljohann Sven 2423 1 – 1 GM Adams Michael 2725
2 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2723 1 – 1 IM Docx Stefan 2426
3 IM Kjartansson Gudmundur 2408 1 – 1 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2711
4 GM Navara David 2710 1 – 1 IM Houska Jovanka 2416
5 GM Bellon Lopez Juan Manuel 2404 1 – 1 GM Shirov Alexei 2708
6 GM Le Quang Liem 2705 1 – 1 IM Roser Kevin 2409
7 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2694 1 – 1 GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan 2405
8 IM Teran Alvarez Ismael 2399 1 – 1 GM Short Nigel D 2690
9 IM Nezad Husein Aziz 2394 1 – 1 GM Yu Yangyi 2688
10 GM Sutovsky Emil 2684 1 – 1 IM Melia Salome 2403

The official website of the event is http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.com/

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