Wijk aan Zee A – round 6

Nepomniachtchi, Giri, Carlsen and Ding lead with 4 points.

Results of the 6th round

Carlsen, Magnus – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0

Rapport, Richard – Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½

Anand, Viswanathan – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Giri, Anish 0-1

Ding, Liren – Radjabov, Teimour ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi – Shankland, Samuel ½-½

Van Foreest, Jorden – Fedoseev, Vladimir 1-0

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A terrifying attack :)

My 70 year old mom had played this game with Black on Playchess among others yesterday and I wanted to share it with you. I believe not many people can play like this after the age of 60-65 :).

Wijk aan Zee A – round 5

Ding and Nepomniachtchi lead with 3.5 points. Today is a rest day.

Results of the 5th round

Van Foreest, Jorden – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1

Fedoseev, Vladimir – Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½

Shankland, Samuel – Ding, Liren 0-1

Radjabov, Teimour – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof ½-½

Giri, Anish – Anand, Viswanathan ½-½

Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Rapport, Richard ½-½

Kramnik, Vladimir – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½

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Wijk aan Zee A – round 4

Nepomniachtchi leads with 3 points.

Results of the 4th round

Carlsen, Magnus – Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½

Rapport, Richard – Giri, Anish 0-1

Anand, Viswanathan – Radjabov, Teimour ½-½

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Shankland, Samuel ½-½

Ding, Liren – Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi – Van Foreest, Jorden 1-0

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Wijk aan Zee A – round 3

Nepomniachtchi leads with 2.5 points. Anand and Ding share 2nd-3rd places with 2 points.

Results of the 3rd round

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½

Van Foreest, Jorden – Ding, Liren 0-1

Fedoseev, Vladimir – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 0-1

Shankland, Samuel – Anand, Viswanathan ½-½

Radjabov, Teimour – Rapport, Richard ½-½

Giri, Anish – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½

Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0

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Games of the round

Pairings of the 4th round

Carlsen, Magnus – Kramnik, Vladimir

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Nepomniachtchi, Ian

Rapport, Richard – Giri, Anish

Anand, Viswanathan – Radjabov, Teimour

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Shankland, Samuel

Ding, Liren – Fedoseev, Vladimir

Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi – Van Foreest, Jorden  

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