Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2016 – Masters

A number of tournaments has already begun in Caleta but the Masters event starts today. The first 21 participants has over 2660 and overall 253 players have registered to play!

The first 15 players are:

1 GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2787
2 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2785
3 GM Anand Viswanathan IND 2784
4 GM Harikrishna P. IND 2755
5 GM Li Chao B CHN 2751
6 GM Yu Yangyi CHN 2747
7 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2732
8 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw POL 2727
9 GM Rapport Richard HUN 2721
10 GM Fressinet Laurent FRA 2700
11 GM Bacrot Etienne FRA 2697
12 GM Ni Hua CHN 2697
13 GM Naiditsch Arkadij AZE 2696
14 GM Ragger Markus AUT 2689
15 GM Howell David W L ENG 2685

Pairings of top 10 boards of the first round

GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787  – IM Bellin Robert 2350
FM Shachar Ehud 2353 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2785
GM Anand Viswanathan 2784 IM Lazarne Vajda Szidonia 2359
FM Tate Alan 2345  – GM Harikrishna P. 2755
GM Li Chao B 2751  – IM Wemmers Xander 2352
IM Vuilleumier Alexandre 2356  – GM Yu Yangyi 2747
GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2732  – WGM Vojinovic Jovana 2352
GM Arakhamia-Grant Ketevan 2346  – GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2727
GM Rapport Richard 2721  – IM Gara Anita 2339
IM Foisor Cristina-Adela 2338  – GM Fressinet Laurent 2700

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