Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2018 – Masters last round

Seven players tied for 1st place and the first four played a tie-break which was won by Aronian who beat Rapport and then Vachier-Lagrave.

Top 10 results of the last round

GM Aronian Levon 2797 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2781
GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2793 7 ½ – ½ 7 GM Rapport Richard 2700
GM Le Quang Liem 2737 1 – 0 7 GM Dubov Daniil 2694
GM Vitiugov Nikita 2732 1 – 0 GM Antipov Mikhail Al. 2588
GM Gupta Abhijeet 2610 ½ – ½ GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof 2724
GM Wang Hao 2711 ½ – ½ GM Howell David W L 2682
GM Adams Michael 2709 1 – 0 GM Grandelius Nils 2647
GM Cheparinov Ivan 2699 ½ – ½ GM Vocaturo Daniele 2609
GM Oparin Grigoriy 2607 ½ – ½ GM Gelfand Boris 2697
GM Kobo Ori 2477 ½ – ½ 6 GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2726

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Friday Quiz 2.2.18

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Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2018 – Masters 9th round

Five players lead with 7 points:

GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2781 7,0
GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2793 7,0
GM Rapport Richard HUN 2700 7,0
GM Aronian Levon ARM 2797 7,0
GM Dubov Daniil RUS 2694 7,0

Top 10 results of the 9th round

GM Dubov Daniil 2694 ½ – ½ GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2793
GM Nakamura Hikaru 2781 ½ – ½ GM Rapport Richard 2700
GM Aronian Levon 2797 6 1 – 0 6 GM Sethuraman S.P. 2646
GM Howell David W L 2682 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2732
GM Grandelius Nils 2647 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Wang Hao 2711
GM Gelfand Boris 2697 6 ½ – ½ 6 GM Gupta Abhijeet 2610
GM Navara David 2749 ½ – ½ 6 GM Oparin Grigoriy 2607
GM Le Quang Liem 2737 1 – 0 FM Esipenko Andrey 2571
GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof 2724 1 – 0 GM Grigoriants Sergey 2568
GM Moussard Jules 2571 0 – 1 GM Adams Michael 2709

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Thursday Quiz 1.2.18

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Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2018 – Masters 8th round

Four players lead with 6.5 points:

GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2781 6,5
GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2793 6,5
GM Rapport Richard HUN 2700 6,5
GM Dubov Daniil RUS 2694 6,5

Top 10 results of the 8th round

GM Wang Hao 2711 ½ – ½ 6 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2781
GM Rapport Richard 2700 1 – 0 6 GM Howell David W L 2682
GM Oparin Grigoriy 2607 ½ – ½ GM Aronian Levon 2797
GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2793 1 – 0 GM Moussard Jules 2571
GM Dubov Daniil 2694 1 – 0 GM Antipov Mikhail Al. 2588
GM Tregubov Pavel V. 2575 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Navara David 2749
GM Vitiugov Nikita 2732 5 1 – 0 5 GM Gledura Benjamin 2612
GM Gupta Abhijeet 2610 5 1 – 0 5 GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2726
GM Narayanan S. L. 2573 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof 2724
GM Adams Michael 2709 5 ½ – ½ 5 GM Sandipan Chanda 2579

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