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Players - ratings

Magnus Carlsen, 2862 , Norway
Fabiano Caruana 2820, Italy
Viswanathan Anand, 2797 , India
Levon Aronian, 2797, Armenia
Michael Adams, 2738, England
Etienne Bacrot, 2711, France
Arkadij Naiditsch, 2694, Germany
David Baramidze, 2594, Germany






  • Gibraltar Chess Festival - Masters 

    27th January - 5th February ,2015
    Gibraltar
    244 players
    10 rounds, Swiss system
    Average rating: 2285
    Time control: 40 moves in 100 minutes plus 20 moves in 50 minutes plus
    15 minutes for all remaining moves with 30 seconds per move added from the start.

    Round 6 - Top 10 boards

    Nakamura, Hikaru - Topalov, Veselin : 1 - 0
    Yu, Yangyi - Vazquez Igarza, Renier : 1 - 0
    Wei, Yi - Howell, David W L : 0 - 1
    Ganguly, Surya Shekhar - Harikrishna, P : 0.5 - 0.5
    Rodshtein, Maxim - Roiz, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hou, Yifan - Mareco, Sandro : 1 - 0
    Muzychuk, Mariya - Adhiban, B : 0 - 1
    Bachmann, Axel L - Nabaty, Tamir : 1 - 0
    Naroditsky, Daniel - Sandipan, Chanda : 1 - 0
    Lenderman, Aleksandr - Oparin, Grigoriy : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Moscow Open  

    31st January - 8th February ,2015
    Moscow,Russia
    9 rounds, Swiss system
    Average rating: 2339
    244 players
    Time control: 90minutes / 40 moves + 30 minutes' +30 seconds per move.

         Tournament site








  • Tata Steel Chess t. 2015

    9th - 25th January,2015
    Wijk aan Zee ( some rounds in Rotterdam and The Hague), Netherlands
    Masters tournament: 14 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2746


    Carlsen ( NOR ) won with 9 points.

    Final Round ( 13 )

    Van Wely, L. - Jobava, B. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Radjabov, T. - Hou, Y. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ivanchuk, V. - Caruana, F. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave, M. - Aronian, L. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ding, L. - Carlsen, M. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Saric, I. - Wojtaszek, R. : 1 - 0
    Giri, A. - So, W. : 1 - 0






  • Azerbaijan Chess Championship

    6th - 15th January,2015
    22players
    9 rounds Swiss system
    Average rating: 2426
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Mamedov won the tournament with 6.5 points. ( Thanks to the better tie break-point )

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Mirzoev Azer - Mamedov Rauf : 0.5 - 0.5
    Guseinov Gadir - Rasulov Vugar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Abasov Nijat - Safarli Eltaj : 0 - 1
    Durarbayli Vasif - Izzat Kanan : 1 - 0
    Shahaliyev Ismayil - Sadikhov Ulvi : 0.5 - 0.5
    Heydarli Kanan - Guliev Logman : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sevdimaliyev Urfan - Bajarani Ulvi : 0 - 1
    Bayramov Elvin - Asadli Vugar : 1 - 0
    Gasimov Parviz - Iskandarov Misratdin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Rzayev Bahruz - Abdulov Orkhan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Mammadov Zaur - Shabanov Nurlan : 0.5 - 0.5






  • World Cup 2015 - Average rating list

    FIDE average rating list for World Cup 2015:
    Top-40 spots of the average rating list from February 2014 to January 2015, which will determine the 18 rating qualifiers and
    any rating reserves needed for this year's World Cup in Baku.

    Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2872.5833
    Aronian, Levon ARM 2808.0000
    Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2803.6667
    Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2792.1667
    Anand, Viswanathan IND 2785.0000
    Topalov, Veselin BUL 2784.5000
    Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775.4167
    Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2774.3333
    Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772.0000
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2758.8333
    Giri, Anish NED 2756.9167
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2755.3333
    Gelfand, Boris ISR 2752.0000
    Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB 2750.2500
    So, Wesley USA 2748.6667
    Adams, Michael ENG 2747.6667
    Svidler, Peter RUS 2747.4167
    Vitiugov, Nikita RUS 2740.8333
    Jakovenko, Dmitry RUS 2736.3333
    Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2735.2500
    Leko, Peter HUN 2731.0833
    Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2730.0833
    Ding, Liren CHN 2726.5000
    Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2725.5000
    Wang, Hao CHN 2724.8333
    Harikrishna, P. IND 2723.5000
    Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2723.3333
    Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2722.7500
    Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2722.5833
    Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2722.0833
    Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2721.9167
    Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR 2718.5000
    Navara, David CZE 2716.2500
    Wang, Yue CHN 2715.9167
    Jobava, Baadur GEO 2715.5000
    Li, Chao b CHN 2712.8333
    Fressinet, Laurent FRA 2709.6667
    Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2708.5000
    Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2705.0833
    Rapport, Richard HUN 2704.0000





















































  • Basel chess festival

    1st - 5th January2014
    Basel, Swirzerland
    7 rounds, Swiss system



    Naiditsch ( GER ) won the tournament with 5.5 points.

    Final Standings - Top 10

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Naiditsch, ArkadyGER 5.5
    2 Donchenko, AlexandGER 5.5
    3 Iturrizaga BonellVEN 5.5
    4 Dann,MatthiasGER 5.5
    5 Pavlovic,MilosSRB 5.5
    6 Svane,RasmusGER 5
    7 Bok, BenjaminNED 5
    8 Pelletier,YannickSUI 5
    9 Graf,FelixGER 5
    10 Hort,VlastimilGER 5















  •       Tournament site





  • Rilton Cup

    27th December 2014 - 5 January 2015
    Stockholms, Sweden
    85 players

    9 rounds, Swiss system

    Hammer Jon Ludvig ( NOR ) won with 7 points .

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Hammer Jon LudvigNOR 7
    2 Hillarp Persson TigerSWE 7
    3 Roiz MichaelISR 6.5
    4 Turov MaximRUS 6.5
    5 Smirin IliaISR 6.5








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  • Zurich Christmas Open

    26th - 30th December 2014
    Zurich, Switzerland
    117 players

    7 rounds, Swiss system

    Naiditsch Arkadij ( GER ) won with 6.5 points .

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Naiditsch ArkadijGER 6.5
    2 Gonda LaszloHUN 6
    3 Hansen Torbjørn RingdalNOR 5.5
    4 Meier GeorgBLR 5.5
    5 Rapport RichardHUN 5.5



















  • Al Ain Chess Classic 2014

    19-26th December 2014
    Al Ain, UAE
    151 players

    9 rounds, Swiss system

    Gaioz Nigalidze ( GEO ) won with 7 points thanks to better tie-break point. ( Buchholz )

    Final Standings - Top 10

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Nigalidze GaiozGEO 751.5
    2 Petrosian TigranARM 750
    3 Onischuk VladimirUKR 749
    4 Zhigalko SergeiBLR 746.5
    5 Kryvoruchko YuriyUKR 6.552
    6 Areshchenko AlexanderUKR 6.545.5
    7 Gupta AbhijeetIND 6.544.5
    8 Vidit Santosh GujrathiIND 6.544.5
    9 Oleksienko MikhailoUKR 6.544.5
    10 Parligras Mircea-EmilianrROU 6.542.5



















  • European Rapid Chess Championship 2014

    20th - 21st December,2014
    Wroclaw, Poland
    783 players

    Time control: 15'+10''/move
    11 rounds, Swiss system

    Duda ( POL ) won with 9.5 points thanks to better tie-break point. ( Average rating of the opponents )

    Final Standings - Top 10

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 DUDA, Jan-KrzysztofPOL 9.5
    2 VOLOKITIN, AndreiUKR 9.5
    3 GAJEWSKI, GrzegorzPOL 9.5
    4 KOVALEV, VladislavBLR 9.5
    5 WOJTASZEK, RadoslawPOL 9
    6 WARAKOMSKI, TomaszPOL 9
    7 KOROBOV, AntonUKR 9
    8 LYSYJ, IgorRUS 9
    9 NEIKSANS, ArtursUKR 9
    10 BORTNYK, OlexandrUKR 8.5



















  • European Blitz Chess Championship 2014

    19th December,2014
    Wroclaw, Poland
    616 players

    Time control: 3'+2''/move
    11 rounds, Swiss system

    Navara, David ( CZE ) won with 19 points.

    Final standings - Top 10

    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 NAVARA, DavidCZE 19
    2 DUDA, Jan-KrzysztofPOL 17
    3 SALGADO Lopez, IvanESP 17
    4 SAVCHENKO, Boris RUS 17
    5 ALEKSEEV, Evgeny RUS 17
    6 ANTON Guijarro, DavidESP 17
    7 EFIMENKO, Zahar UKR 17
    8 BORTNYK, OlexandrUKR 16.5
    9 KOROBOV, AntonUKR 16.5
    10 KOVALENKO, Igor LAT 16.5





















  • London Chess Classic 2014

    londonchess2014

    10th - 14th December,2014
    London , UK
    6 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2779


    Players - ratings

    Caruana Fabiano , ITA, 2829,
    Anand Viswanathan , IND, 2793
    Nakamura Hikaru , USA, 2775 ,
    Kramnik Vladimir , RUS, 2769
    Giri Anish , NED, 2768
    Adams, Michael, ENG, 2745

    Anand ( IND ) won thanks to the tie-break rule: Number of games won with Black.

    Final Round ( 5 )

    Mickey Adams - Vishy Anand 1 - 0
    Fabiano Caruana - Hikaru Nakamura: 0.5 - 0.5
    Anish Giri - Vladimir Kramnik: 0.5 - 0.5






  • London Chess Classic Super Rapidplay

    6th - 8th December,2014
    London, UK
    394 players - Men

    Nakamura Hikaru ( USA ) won with 9.5 points.

    Final standings - Top 10

    Rank PlayersCountry Pts
    1 Nakamura HikaruUSA 9.5
    2 Giri AnishNED 8.5
    3 Caruana Fabiano ITA 8
    4 Anand Viswanathan IND 8
    5 Kramnik Vladimir RUS 8
    6 Short Nigel D ENG 8
    7 Lenderman Aleksandr USA 8
    8 Hansen EricCAN 8
    9 Naroditsky DanielUSA 8
    10 Pert Nicholas ENG 8






















  • Russian Super Final

    28th November - 8th December,2014
    Kazan, Russia
    10 players - Men
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2717
    Time control: 190 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Players - ratings

    Sergey Karjakin (2770),
    Dmitry Jakovenko (2745),
    Peter Svidler (2743),
    Alexander Morozevich (2724),
    Nikita Vitiugov (2738),
    Ian Nepomniachtchi (2714),
    Igor Lysyj (2686),
    Denis Khismatullin (2679),
    Boris Grachev (2669)
    Vadim Zvjaginsev (2655).

    Lysyj won with 5.5 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Svidler, Peter - Zvjaginsev, Vadim : 1 - 0
    Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Vitiugov, Nikita : 0 - 1
    Khismatullin, Denis - Jakovenko, Dmitry : 0.5 - 0.5
    Morozevich, Alexander - Karjakin, Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grachev, Boris - Lysyj, Igor : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Qatar Masters

    25th November - 5th December, 2014
    Doha, Qatar.
    154 players
    9 rounds , robin
    Swiss system
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec from 1st move

    Yu Yangyi ( CHN ) won with 7.5 points.

    Final Round ( 9 ) - Top 10 boards

    Yu Yangyi - Kramnik Vladimir : 1 - 0
    Akopian Vladimir - Giri Anish : 0 - 1
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Efimenko Zahar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ding Liren - Adhiban B. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Shankland Samuel L - Eljanov Pavel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Safarli Eltaj - Tomashevsky Evgeny : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bu Xiangzhi - Salem A.R. Saleh : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kryvoruchko Yuriy - Durarbayli Vasif : 0 - 1
    Perunovic Milos - Moiseenko Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sjugirov Sanan - Oleksienko Mikhailo : 1 - 0





  • Italian chess championship

    22nd November - 5th December,2014
    Boscotrecase, Naples, Italia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2460
    Players - ratings

    Alberto David (2578),
    Sabino Brunello (2568),
    Danyyil Dvirnyy (2515),
    Axel Rombaldoni (2505),
    Michele Godena (2495),
    Denis Rombaldoni (2480),
    Fabio Bruno (2436),
    Fabrizio Bella (2415),
    Daniele Genocchio (2407),
    Artem Gilevych (2396),
    Nicola Altini (2394)
    Daniel Contin (2327)

    Rombaldoni Axel won with 8 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    GILEVYCH Artem - ROMBALDONI Axel : 0 -1
    BRUNO Fabio - GM DVIRNYY Danyyil : 0 -1
    ROMBALDONI Denis - DAVID Alberto : 0.5 - 0.5
    : 0.5 - 0.5
    BELLIA Fabrizio - GENOCCHIO Daniele : 0.5 - 0.5
    ALTINI Nicola - CONTIN Daniel : 1 -0
    BRUNELLO Sabino - GODENA Michele : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona 2014 Chess Tournament

    28th November - 2nd December, 2014
    Barcelona, Spain
    8 players
    Average rating: 2601
    time control: 90 minutes + 30 seconds increment for the first 40 moves plus 30 minutes +
    30 seconds increment per move remaining.

    Players - ratings

    Li Chao B. CHN (2711),
    Balogh HUN (2660),
    Miguel Illescas ESP (2602),
    Karen Grigoryan ARM (2591),
    Alvar Alonso ESP ( 2529)
    Marc Narciso ESP (2515)

    Csaba (HUN) won with 3.5 points.

    Round 5

    Chao B - Illescas Cordoba Miguel : 1 - 0
    Balogh Csaba - Grigoryan Karen H. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Alonso Rosell Alvar - Narciso Dublan Marc : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Aronian vs Nakamura

    The match will take place on 21st - 25th November, 2014 in Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, USA

    4 classical games of chess, and a fifth round featuring 16 games of Blitz chess


    Game 3: Nakamura - Aronian : 0.5 - 0.5 ( Watch the games )






  • Kings chess tournament 2014

    21st - 26th November , 2014
    Medias, Transylvania, Romania
    the Chinese team – play 4 matches against the Romanian Olympic team.

    Scheveningen system (each player of one team plays each player of the other team).

    Final result: China: 13,5 - Romania: 2.5

    Final Rapid ( Best scorers of each team): Wang Yue (CHN) - Jianu, Vlad-Cristian (ROU) : 2 - 0






  • World Chess Championship 2014 Carlsen vs Anand

    The World Chess Championship will take place on 7th - 28th November, 2014 in Sochi, Russia .

    12 games . The winner of the match shall be the first player to score 6.5 points or more.


    Game 10: Anand - Carlsen : 0.5 - 0.5 ( Watch the games )






  • Tal Memorial Blitz

    13 - 14th November,2014
    Sochi, Russia
    12 players
    Time control: 4 minutes per game + 2 seconds per move

    Final Standings - Tal Memorial Blitz
    Rank PlayersCountry Pts
    1 Sh.Mamedyarov AZE 16
    2 A.Grischuk RUS 15.5
    3 A.Morozevich RUS 12.5
    4 B.GelfandISR 12.5
    5 S.KaryakinRUS 12.5
    6 P.Svidler RUS 12
    7 Nepomniatchi RUS 11
    8 V.Kramnik RUS 10.5
    9 P.LekoHUN 10
    10 InarkievRUS 9.5
    11 E.Tomashevsky RUS 8
    12 A.KosteniukRUS 2







  • Ukrainian chess championship

    10th - 22nd November, Lviv, Ukraine
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average ELO: 2660

    Final Round (11)

    Bogdanovich – Moiseenko : 1 - 0
    Kuzubov– Ponomariov : 1 - 0
    Areshchenko – Zubarev : 1 - 0
    . Korobov – Ivanchuk: 0.5 - 0.5
    Kryvoruchko– Kovchan: 0.5 - 0.5
    Eljanov – Zubov : 1 - 0







  • Turkish chess championship

    1st - 15th November,2014
    Buldan,Denizli, Turkey
    14 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2344

    Players - ratings

    FIRAT Burak 2459
    ATAKISI Umut 2311
    IPATOV Alexander 2608
    ERDOGDU Mert 2422
    ALI MARANDI Cemil Can 2426
    DEMIRCIOGLU Emre 2175
    YILMAZ Mustafa 2580
    YILDIZ Betul Cemre 2303
    SOYSAL Serkan 2241
    YILMAZYERLI Mert 2476
    SEVGÝ Volkan 2068
    ANNABERDIYEV Babageldi 2214
    KANMAZALP Oðulcan 2460
    GOKBULUT Yulia 2079

    Ipatov won the title with 9.5 points.






  • Petrosian Memorial Tashir chess tournament

    4th - 11th November,2014
    Moscow, Russia
    8 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2748

    Players - ratings

    Levon Aronian, ARM, 2797
    Alexander Grischuk, RUS, 2795
    Vladimir Kramnik, RUS, 2760
    Boris Gelfand, ISR, 2759
    Peter Leko, HUN, 2731
    Ding Liren,CHN, 2730
    Alexander Morozevich, RUS, 2724
    Ernesto Inarkiev, RUS, 2688

    Grischuk ( RUS ) won with 5.5 points.



    Final Round ( 7 )

    Alexander Grischuk - Vladimir Kramnik: 0 - 1
    Ernesto Inarkiev - Levon Aronian: 0.5 - 0.5
    Boris Gelfand - Peter Leko: 1 - 0
    Alexander Morozevich - Ding Liren: 0.5 - 0.5






  • FIDE Grand Prix Tashkent 2014

    20th October - 2nd November ,2014
    Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2752


    Players - ratings

    Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2844
    Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2764
    Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757
    Giri, Anish NLD 2758
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2764
    Gelfand, Boris ISR 2748
    Jakovenko, Dmitri RUS 2747
    Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2722
    Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2726
    Jobava, Baadur GEO 2717
    Kasimdzhanov, Rustam UZB 2706

    Andreikin ( RUS ) won with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Radjabov, Teimour - Gelfand, Boris : 0.5 - 0.5
    Karjakin, Sergey - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam : 1 - 0
    Jakovenko, Dmitry - Caruana, Fabiano : 0 - 1
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
    Jobava, Baadur - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
    Andreikin, Dmitry - Giri, Anish : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Unive matches

    11th - 18th October , Hoogeveen , The Netherlands
    Anish Giri ( NED 2768) vs Alexey Shirov ( LET 2691) , and
    Jan Timman ( NED 2601) vs Baadur Jobava ( GEO 2717)

    Final Round ( 6 )

    Jobava - Timman : 1 - 0
    Giri - Shirov : 1 - 0







  • FIDE Grand Prix Baku 2014

    1st - 15th October ,2014
    Baku, Azerbaijan
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2749


    Gelfand and Caruana shared first place. Caruana won thanks to better tie-break (greater number of wins), but the Grand Prix points split equally.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Kasimdzhanov Rustam : 0.5 - 0.5
    Radjabov Teimour - Nakamura Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
    Svidler Peter - GM Gelfand Boris : 0.5 - 0.5
    Andreikin Dmitry - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
    Caruana Fabiano - Tomashevsky Evgeny : 0.5 - 0.5
    Grischuk Alexander - Dominguez Perez Leinier : 1 - 0






  • Baku Open

    22nd - 30th September,2014
    Baku, Azerbaijan
    70 players
    9 rounds
    Average rating: 2412


    Inarkiev ( RUS ) won with 7 points and better tie-break point.

    Final round ( 9 ) - top 5 boards

    Areshchenko Alexander - Inarkiev Ernesto : 0 - 1
    Lupulescu Constantin - Baryshpolets Andrey : 1 - 0
    Donchenko Alexander - Berkes Ferenc : 0 - 1
    Efimenko Zahar - Smirnov Pavel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Salem A.R. Saleh - Onischuk Vladimir : 0 - 1






  • Chess Masters Final Bilbao

    Chess Masters Final Bilbao

    14th - 20th September, 2014
    Bilbao, Spain
    4 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2754


    Players - ratings

    Aronian, Levon , ARM , 2804
    Anand, Viswanathan, IND, 2785
    Ponomariov, Ruslan , UKR, 2717
    Vallejo Pons, Francisco , ESP , 2712

    Anand won the tournament with 11 points.

    Final Round ( 6 )

    Levon Aronian - Viswanathan Anand: 3 - 0
    Francisco Vallejo Pons - Ruslan Ponomariov: 3 - 0






  • European Chess Club Cup - ECCC 2014 chess tournament

    14th - 20th July,2014
    Bilbao, Spain
    52 teams (open )
    7 rounds , Swiss system
    Average rating: 2717
    Time control: 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game with
    an increment of 30 seconds per move, starting from

    SOCAR Azerbaijan won with 14 points. 7 / 7 performance !

    Final Round ( 7 ) - Top 5 boards

    SOCAR Azerbaijan - SPB : 3.5 - 2.5
    G-Team Novy Bor SHSM Nashe Nasledie : 4.5 - 1.5
    Obiettivo Risarcimento - Malakhite: 1.5 - 4.5
    En Passant - Odlar Yourdu : 0.5 - 5.5
    SG Solingen - Haladas VSE: 4.5 - 1.5






  • Grenke chess tournament

    6th - 12th September,2014
    Baden-Baden, Germany
    8 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2609


    Naiditsch won the tournament with 5 points.

    Players - ratings

    Arkady Naiditsch GER 2715
    Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu GER 2672
    Georg Meier GER 2652
    Daniel Fridman GER 2633
    David Baramidze GER 2599
    Philipp Schlosser GER 2582
    Matthias Blübaum GER 2521
    Dennis Wagner GER 2499

    Final Round ( 7 )

    Schlosser Philipp - Meier Georg : 0.5 - 0.5
    Wagner Dennis - Fridman Daniel : 0.5 - 0.5
    Baramidze David - Naiditsch Arkadij : 0.5 - 0.5
    Nisipeanu Liviu-Dieter - Bluebaum Matthias : 1 - 0






  • World Chess Championship Match

    Magnus Carlsen (NOR) and Viswanathan Anand (IND) will play FIDE World Chess Championship Match in Sochi from the 7th to 28th of November 2014.





  • Sinquefield Cup

    Sinquefield Cup

    The strongest tournament in the history of chess

    27th August - 7th September,2014
    Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, USA
    6 players
    Double round robin
    The strongest tournament in the history of chess
    Average rating: 2801
    Award: $100,000 to the winner.
    Total Prize Fund: $315,000 USD

    Caruana is the winner with 8.5 points.

    Players - ratings

    Magnus Carlsen, NOR, 2877
    Levon Aronian, ARM, 2805 ,
    Fabiano Caruana, ITA, 2801
    Hikaru Nakamura, USA, 2787
    Veselin Topalov, BUL, 2772
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, FRA, 2768,

    Final Round (10)

    Hikaru Nakamura - Maxime Vachier-Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5
    GM Veselin Topalov - Magnus Carlsen : 0.5 - 0.5
    GM Levon Aronian - Fabiano Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Fide Women's Grand-Prix Sharjah 2014  

    khanty

    24th August - 7th September, 2014
    Sharjah, UAE
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2492



    Hou became the winner of the Women’s Grand Prix Series 2013-2014
    She will play in a ten-game World Championship match in the third quarter of 2015.


    Final Round (11)

    Muminova Nafisa - Zhao Xue : 0 - 1
    Hou Yifan - L'Ami Alina : 1 - 0
    Harika Dronavalli - Batchimeg Tuvshintugs : 1 - 0
    Koneru Humpy - Danielian Elina : 1 - 0
    Kosintseva Tatiana - Ju Wenjun : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ushenina Anna - Zhu Chen : 0.5 - 0.5






  • French championship 2014

    17th - 28th August,2014
    Nimes, France
    Men:12 players , Women :12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: Men : 2592 - Women 2256
    Time control: 90 mn / 40 moves + 30 mn + 30 sec

    Fressinet and Maisuradze are champions of France in men and women sections respectively.

    Final Round (11)

    Fressinet, Laurent vs Bacrot, Etienne : 0.5 - 0.5
    Dorfman, Iossif vs Edouard, Romain : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sokolov, Andrei vs Degraeve, Jean-Marc : 0 - 1
    Maze, Sebastien vs Chabanon, Jean-Luc : 1 - 0
    Bauer, Christian vs Cornette, Matthieu : 1 - 0
    Roser, Kevin vs Gharamian, Tigran : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Turkish super chess league

    18th - 29th August,2014
    Kocaeli, Turkey
    13 teams
    Round robin

    Final Standings - TOP 3

    Rank TeamsMatchpoints Game points
    1 ISTANBUL TEKNIK UNIVERSITESI SOCAR – K.N.I. 22 74.5
    2 HATAY BUYUKSEHIR BELEDIYE GSK 20 70.5
    3 BESIKTAS JK 19 68.5







  • Chess Olympiad 2014 Tromso

    olympiad-tromso 1st - 14th August,2014
    Tromso, Norway
    11 rounds, Swiss system
    Open: 4 players, 1 reserve
    Women: 4 players, 1 reserve


    China won the title with 19 points. Russia won the Women's Olympiad by 20 points.

    Open section - Final Round ( 10 ) - top 15 boards



    Poland - China : 1 - 3
    Hungary - Ukraine : 2 - 2
    Norway - Malaysia : 4 - 0
    Russia - France : 2.5 - 1.5
    Azerbaijan - USA : 2.5 - 1.5

    India - Uzbekistan: 3.5 - 0.5
    Cuba - England : 2.5 - 1.5
    Spain - Vietnam: 2.5 - 1.5
    Israel - Croatia : 2.5 - 1.5
    Armenia - Czech Republic : 3 - 1

    Belarus - Bulgaria : 2.5 - 1.5
    Romania - Brazil : 2 - 2
    Paraguay - Netherlands : 0 - 4
    Australia - Germany : 2 - 2
    Serbia - Mexico : 3.5 - 0.5







  • Politiken Cup 2014

    21st - 29 th July, 2014
    Helsingør , Denmark,
    313 players
    10 rounds,
    Swiss system

    Top 10 participants with highest rating

    Alexander Moiseenko UKR 2707
    Richard Rapport HUN 2701
    Xiangzhi Bu CHN 2693
    Maxim Matlakov RUS 2685
    Romain Edouard FRA 2679
    Maxim Rodshtein ISR 2671
    Gawain C B Jones ENG 2665
    Parimarjan Negi IND 2645
    Evgeny Romanov RUS 2643
    Georg Meier GER 2632

    Bu Xiangzhi ( CHN) won with 9 points.

    Final Standings - top 3
    Rank PlayersCountryPoints
    1-Bu XiangzhiCHN9
    2-Jones Gawain C BENG8
    3-Matlakov MaximRUS8







  • 47th Biel chess tournament

    14th - 24th July,2014
    Biel, Switzerland
    6 players
    Double round robin
    Average rating: 2717

    Players - ratings

    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, FRA, 2766
    Anish Giri, NED, 2750 ,
    Radoslaw Wojtaszek, POL, 2733
    Pentala Harikrishna, IND, 2726
    Alexander Motylev, RUS, 2698
    Yifan Hou, CHN, 2629,

    Vachier-Lagrave ( FRA ) won the tournament with 6 points.

    Final Round ( 10 )

    Harikrishna Pentala - Hou Yifan : 1 - 0
    Motylev Alexander - Giri Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Wojtaszek Radoslaw : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Gelfand vs Svidler rapid chess duel

    20th - 24th July,2014
    Jerusalem, Israel
    8 rapid games: 2 games per day.

    Peter Svidler RUS 2793
    Boris Gelfand ISR 2725

    Final result: Svidler - Gelfand : 5 - 3

    Game 8: Gelfand - Svidler : 0.5 - 0.5
    Game 7:Svidler - Gelfand : 1 - 0







  • Dortmund 2014 Sparkassen chess tournament

    12th - 20th July , 2014
    Dortmund, Germany
    Average rating: 2712
    8 players
    Round robin tournament

    Players:

    Fabiano Caruana ITA 2789
    Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2777
    Michael Adams ENG 2743
    Peter Leko HUN 2737
    Ruslan Ponomariov UKR 2723
    Arkadij Naiditsch GER 2705
    Georg Meier GER 2632
    David Baramidze GER 2616

    Caruana won the tournament with 5.5 points.

    Final round ( 7 )

    Leko, Peter - Caruana, Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
    Meier, Georg - Naiditsch, Arkadij : 1 - 0
    Adams, Michael - Baramidze, David : 1 - 0
    Ponomariov, Ruslan - Kramnik, Vladimir : 1 - 0






  • European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2014

    6th - 17th July,2014
    Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    116 players
    11 Rounds

    Gunina Valentina ( RUS ) won with 9 points.

    Final Round ( 11 ) - top 5 boards

    Muzychuk Mariya - Gunina Valentina : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kosintseva Tatiana - Zhukova Natalia : 1 - 0
    Melia Salome - Danielian Elina : 0.5 - 0.5
    Stefanova Antoaneta - Dzagnidze Nana : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kashlinskaya Alina - Batsiashvili Nino : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Dutch championship

    5th - 13th July,2014
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    8 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2614

    Players Men

    Van Wely, Loek 2657
    Tiviakov, Sergei 2656
    L’Ami, Erwin 2650
    Van Kampen, Robin 2636
    Reinderman, Dimitri 2604
    Bok, Benjamin 2586
    Spoelman, Wouter 2571
    Ernst, Sipke 2554

    Loek van Wely won the tournament after beating Tiviakov 2-0 in a blitz tie-break.

    Final Round ( 7 )

    Ernst, Sipke - Van Kampen, Robin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Bok, Benjamin - Spoelman, Wouter : 1 - 0
    L'Ami, Erwin - Tiviakov, Sergei : 0 - 1
    Reinderman, Dimitri - Van Wely, Loek : 0 - 1







  • 34th Benasque Chess Tournament 2014

    4th - 12th June, 2014
    Benasque, Spain,
    413 players
    9 rounds,
    Swiss system

    Top 10 participants with highest rating

    Granda Zuniga Julio E PER 2674
    Bachmann Axel PAR 2652
    Hrant Melkumyan ARM 2647
    Anton Pebble David ESP 2631 2
    Ivan Popov RUS 2618
    Cori Jorge PER 2608
    Cordoba Miguel Illescas ESP 2607
    Sandipan Chanda IND 2597
    Vladimir Burmakin RUS 2590
    Durarbayli Vasif AZE 2590






  • Hainan Danzhou Super Grandmaster Chess Tournament

    25th June - 4th July , 2014
    Danzhou City, China
    10 players
    Average ratng: 2651
    Round robin


    Ding Liren won with 6.5 points ( and thanks to his better tie-break point).

    Final round ( 9 )

    Ponomariov Ruslan - Jun Zhao : 0.5 - 0.5
    Weiqi Zhou - Yi Wei : 0.5 - 0.5
    Yangyi Yu - Xiangzhi Bu : 0.5 - 0.5
    Qun Ma - Naiditsch Arkadij : 0.5 - 0.5
    Deshun Xiu - Liren Ding : 0 - 1






  • Women's Grand-Prix Lopota 2014

    18th June - 1st July , 2014
    Lopota , Georgia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2521

    Hou ( CHN ) won the tournament with 9 points.

    Final Round (11)

    Dronavalli Harika - Stefanova Antoaneta : 0.5 - 0.5
    Muzychuk Anna - Dzagnidze Nana : 0.5 - 0.5
    Kosteniuk Alexandra - Ju Wenjun : 1 - 0
    Danielian Elina - Hou Yifan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Muminova Nafisa - Zhao Xue : 0 - 1
    Khotenashvili Bela - Koneru Humpy : 1 - 0










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