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Grand Slam Chess Masters Final Bilbao / Sao Paulo 2011

Bilbao 2016 --Bilbao 2015 -- Bilbao 2014 -- Bilbao 2013 -- 2012
Bilbao 2010 -- Shanghai stage of Bilbao 2010 -- 2009 -- 2008



September 25 - October 1 , 2011 , Sao Paulo
October 5 - 11 , 2011 , Bilbao

Double round robin tournament
Time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes to finish the game, with 10 extra seconds per move from move number 41.
Sofia Rule: Players are not allowed to agree draw without arbiter’s permission.
Scoring System :
3 - Points per win, 1 - Point per draw, 0 - Point per loss



Players Country Points
1 Carlsen Magnus NOR 15
2 Ivanchuk Vasili UKR 15
3 Nakamura HikaruUSA 12
4 Aronian Levon ARM 12
5 Anand Viswanathan IND 12
6 Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 10




View the Games (PGN)

Bilbao stage

Carlsen won the tournament after the tie-break games ( blitz games ):

Tie-break : Carlsen - Ivanchuk : 1,5 - 0,5
Game 2: Ivanchuk - Carlsen : 0 - 1 Ruy Lopez Berlin def.
Game 1: Carlsen - Ivanchuk : 0,5 - 0,5 Nimzo-Indian

Round 10

Vassili Ivanchuk - Levon Aronian : ˝-˝
Viswanathan Anand - Francisco Vallejo : 1-0
Hikaru Nakamura - Magnus Carlsen: ˝-˝

Round 9

Magnus Carlsen - Vasili Ivanchuk : 1-0
Francisco Vallejo - Hikaru Nakamura : 1-0
Levon Aronian - Viswanathan Anand : 1-0

Round 8

Vasili Ivanchuk - Viswanathan Anand : ˝-˝
Hikaru Nakamura - Levon Aronian : 1-0
Magnus Carlsen - Francisco Vallejo : 1-0

Round 7

Francisco Vallejo - Vasili Ivanchuk : 1-0
Levon Aronian - Magnus Carlsen : ˝-˝
Viswanathan Anand - Hikaru Nakamura : ˝-˝

Round 6

Vasili Ivanchuk - Hikaru Nakamura : 1-0
Magnus Carlsen - Viswanathan Anand : ˝-˝
Francisco Vallejo - Levon Aronian : ˝-˝



Sao Paulo stage

Round 5

Vasili Ivanchuk - Magnus Carlsen : 0-1
Hikaru Nakamura - Francisco Vallejo : 1-0
Viswanathan Anand - Levon Aronian : ˝-˝

Round 4

Levon Aronian - Vasili Ivanchuk : 0-1
Francisco Vallejo - Viswanathan Anand : 0-1
Magnus Carlsen - Hikaru Nakamura : ˝-˝

Round 3

Viswanathan Anand - Vasili Ivanchuk : 0-1
Levon Aronian - Hikaru Nakamura : ˝-˝
Francisco Vallejo - Magnus Carlsen : 1-0

ivanchuk-anand
Ivanchuk vs Anand

Round 2

Vasili Ivanchuk - Francisco Vallejo: 1-0
Magnus Carlsen - Levon Aronian : ˝-˝
Hikaru Nakamura - Viswanathan Anand : ˝-˝

Round 1

Hikaru Nakamura - Vasili Ivanchuk : ˝-˝
Viswanathan Anand - Magnus Carlsen : ˝-˝
Levon Aronian - Francisco Vallejo : 1-0












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