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Amber Blindfold and Rapid Chess Tournament 2010




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March 13 - 25, Nice,France.
Every day four sessions will be played, two blindfold sessions and two rapid sessions. The rate of play is 25 minutes per game per player. With every move made in the blindfold games 20 seconds is added to the clock, with every move made in the rapid games 10 seconds is added.


Carlsen and Ivanchuk are the joint winners of the Amber tournament.

Standings Combined ( Blinfold & Rapid ):

Players Country Points
1-2 Carlsen Magnus NOR 14,5
1-2 Ivanchuk Vasily UKR 14,5
3 Kramnik Vladimir RUS 13
4 Grischuk Alexander RUS 12,5
5 Karjakin Sergey RUS 12
6-8 Gelfand Boris ISR 11,5
6-8 Gashimov Vugar AZE 11,5
6-8 Svidler Peter RUS 11,5
9 Aronian Levon ARM 11
10 Ponomariov Ruslan UKR 9
11 Smeets Jan NED 6
12 Dominguez Leinier CUB 5




Round XI:

Blind

Gashimov - Svidler : 0,5-0,5
Dominguez - Aronian : 0-1
Ponomariov - Smeets : 0,5-0,5
Gelfand - Ivanchuk : 0,5-0,5
Kramnik - Karjakin : 1-0
Grischuk - Carlsen : 1-0

Rapid

Svidler - Gashimov : 0,5-0,5
Aronian - Dominguez : 0,5-0,5
Smeets - Ponomariov : 0-1
Ivanchuk - Gelfand : 1-0
Karjakin - Kramnik : 1-0
Carlsen - Grischuk : 1-0


Round X:

Blind

Aronian - Grischuk : 1-0
Smeets - Dominguez: 0,5-0,5
Carlsen - Ponomariov: 1-0
Ivanchuk - Kramnik : 0,5-0,5
Svidler - Gelfand : 0,5-0,5
Karjakin - Gashimov : 0,5-0,5

Rapid

Grischuk - Aronian : 0,5-0,5
Dominguez - Smeets: 0-1
Ponomariov - Carlsen : 0-1
Kramnik - Ivanchuk : 0,5-0,5
Gelfand - Svidler : 0-1
Gashimov - Karjakin: 0,5-0,5


Round IX:

Blind

Gashimov - Ivanchuk : 0,5-0,5
Kramnik - Svidler : 0,5-0,5
Gelfand - Karjakin: 0,5-0,5
Ponomariov - Aronian : 1-0
Grischuk - Smeets : 1-0
Dominguez - Carlsen : 0,5-0,5

Rapid

Ivanchuk - Gashimov : 0,5-0,5
Svidler - Kramnik : 0-1
Karjakin - Gelfand : 0,5-0,5
Aronian - Ponomariov : 1-0
Smeets - Grischuk : 0-1
Carlsen - Dominguez : 1-0


Round VIII:

Blind

Svidler - Ponomariov : 1-0
Karjakin - Grischuk : 0-1
Ivanchuk - Dominguez : 0,5-0,5
Smeets - Gashimov : 0,5-0,5
Carlsen - Kramnik : 0-1
Aronian - Gelfand: 0,5-0,5

Rapid

Ponomariov - Svidler : 1-0
Grischuk - Karjakin : 0,5-0,5
Dominguez - Ivanchuk: 0,5-0,5
Gashimov - Smeets : 1-0
Kramnik - Carlsen : 0,5-0,5
Gelfand - Aronian : 0,5-0,5


Round VII:

Blind

Kramnik - Aronian : 1-0
Gelfand - Smeets : 0,5-0,5
Gashimov - Carlsen : 1-0
Grischuk - Ivanchuk : 0,5-0,5
Dominguez - Svidler : 0,5-0,5
Ponomariov - Karjakin : 0-1

Rapid

Aronian - Kramnik : 1-0
Smeets - Gelfand : 0-1
Carlsen - Gashimov : 0,5-0,5
Ivanchuk - Grischuk : 1-0
Svidler - Dominguez : 1-0
Karjakin - Ponomariov : 1-0


Round VI:

Blind

Ivanchuk - Ponomariov : 0,5-0,5
Svidler - Grischuk: 0-1
Karjakin - Dominguez: 1-0
Aronian - Gashimov: 1-0
Smeets - Kramnik: 1-0
Carlsen - Gelfand: 1-0

Rapid

Ponomariov - Ivanchuk : 0,5-0,5
Grischuk - Svidler : 0,5-0,5
Dominguez - Karjakin: 0-1
Gashimov - Aronian : 0,5-0,5
Kramnik - Smeets: 1-0
Gelfand - Carlsen: 0-1


Round V:

Blind

Dominguez - Gelfand: 0-1
Gashimov - Grischuk : 0,5-0,5
Kramnik - Ponomariov: 1-0
Karjakin - Carlsen: 0-1
Aronian - Svidler: 0-1
Smeets - Ivanchuk: 0,5-0,5

Rapid

Gelfand - Dominguez: 1-0
Grischuk - Gashimov :0-1
Ponomariov - Kramnik: 0-1
Carlsen - Karjakin : 0-1
Svidler - Aronian: 1-0
Ivanchuk - Smeets: 1-0


Round IV:

Blind

Carlsen - Smeets : 1-0
Ivanchuk - Aronian : 0,5-0,5
Svidler - Karjakin : 0-1
Gelfand - Kramnik : 1-0
Ponomariov - Gashimov: 0,5-0,5
Grischuk - Dominguez : 1-0

Rapid

Smeets - Carlsen : 0-1
Aronian - Ivanchuk : 0-1
Karjakin - Svidler : 0-1
Kramnik - Gelfand : 0-1
Gashimov - Ponomariov : 1-0
Dominguez - Grischuk : 0-1


Round III:

Blind

Grischuk - Gelfand: 0,5-0,5
Dominguez - Ponomariov:0,5-0,5
Gashimov - Kramnik:0,5-0,5
Svidler - Carlsen: 0-1
Karjakin - Ivanchuk: 0-1
Smeets - Aronian: 0-1

Rapid

Gelfand - Grischuk:0,5-0,5
Ponomariov - Dominguez: 0,5-0,5
Kramnik - Gashimov: 1-0
Carlsen - Svidler: 1-0
Ivanchuk - Karjakin: 0,5-0,5
Aronian - Smeets: 1-0




Round II:

Blind

Aronian - Carlsen : 0-1
Smeets - Karjakin :0,5-0,5
Ivanchuk - Svidler :0,5-0,5
Gelfand - Gashimov : 1-0
Kramnik - Dominguez : 1-0
Ponomariov - Grischuk :0,5-0,5

Rapid

Carlsen - Aronian : 1-0
Karjakin - Smeets:0,5-0,5
Svidler - Ivanchuk :0,5-0,5
Gashimov - Gelfand: 0-1
Dominguez - Kramnik :0,5-0,5
Grischuk - Ponomariov :0,5-0,5


Round I:
Blind

Ponomariov - Gelfand: 1-0
Grischuk - Kramnik: 1-0
Dominguez - Gashimov: 0-1
Carlsen - Ivanchuk: 0-1
Svidler - Smeets: 1-0
Karjakin -A ronian: 1-0

Rapid

Gelfand - Ponomariov: 0-1
Kramnik - Grischuk: 1-0
Gashimov - Dominguez:0,5-0,5
Ivanchuk - Carlsen: 1-0
Smeets - Svidler: 0,5-0,5
Aronian - Karjakin: 1-0

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