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  • European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2015  update

    19th - 30th May,2015
    Chakvi, Adjara , Georgia
    99 players
    11 rounds
    Average rating: 2249

    Round 10 - top 5 boards

    Batsiashvili - Zhukova : 0 - 1
    Girya - Guseva : 0.5 - 0.5
    Danielian - Melia : 1 - 0
    Goryachkina - Mkrtchian : 1 - 0
    Paehtz - Bodnaruk : 0.5 - 0.5






  • 4th stage FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2015

    14th - 26th May,2015
    Khanty-Mansiysk , Russia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2755

    Players

    Fabiano Caruana (ITA) 2803
    Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2799
    Alexander Grischuk (RUS) 2780
    Anish Giri (NED) 2776
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) 2754
    Sergey Karjakin (RUS) 2753
    Evgeny Tomashevsky (RUS) 2749
    Boris Gelfand (ISR) 2744
    Dmitry Jakovenko (RUS) 2738
    Peter Svidler (RUS) 2734
    Leinier Domínguez (CUB) 2734
    Baadur Jobava (GEO) 2699

    Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura qualified for the 2016 Candidates.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Karjakin - Gelfand: 0.5 - 0.5
    Nakamura - Jakovenko : 0.5 - 0.5
    Giri - Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5
    Dominguez - Grischuk : 0.5 - 0.5
    Svidler - Jobava : 1 - 0
    Tomashevsky - Vachier-Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Scandinavian Masters

    10th - 16th May,2015
    Oslo, Norway
    6 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2627

    Hammer (NOR) won the tournament and got the right to participate to 3rd Norway Chess Masters in June.






  • Russian Team Championship

    1st - 7 th May,2015
    Sochi, Russia
    8 teams
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2604






  • Ratings May 2015

    Carlsen at the top with 2876 points. Anand 2804, Caruana 2803
    List of the Top 100 players & top 10 countries





  • World Team Chess Championship 2015

    18th - 29th April,2015
    Tsakhkadzor, Armenia
    10 teams
    Round robin
    Teams: 4 players +1 reserve + 1 captain

    China took the gold medal with 15 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    USA - Cuba: 3 - 1
    Hungary - Ukraine: 2 - 2
    China - India: 3 - 1
    Armenia - Egypt: 2.5 - 1.5
    Russia - Israel: 2.5 - 1.5






  • Gashimov memorial

    16th - 26th April,2015
    Shamkir, Azerbaijan
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2773


    Players - ratings

    Carlsen Magnus 2863 NOR
    Caruana Fabiano 2802 ITA
    Anand Viswanathan 2791 IND
    Giri Anish 2790 NED
    So Wesley 2788 USA

    Kramnik Vladimir 2783 RUS
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2762 FRA
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2754 AZE
    Adams Michael 2746 ENG
    Mamedov Rauf 2651 AZE

    Carlsen won the tournament with 7 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Carlsen, Magnus - Mamedov, Rauf : 1 - 0
    Caruana, Fabiano - Anand, Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Giri, Anish - Kramnik, Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Adams, Michael : 0.5 - 0.5
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - So, Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Kasparov vs Short

    25th - 26th April , 2015
    St Louis, USA,

    2 rapid and 8 blitz games

    Time Control: Rapid - 25 minutes, with a 10-second delay; Blitz - 5 minutes, with a 3-second delay.

    Rapid Match 1 : Kasparov - Short: 0.5 - 0.5
    Rapid Match 2 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1

    Aggregate - Rapid: Kasparov - Short: 1.5 - 0.5


    Blitz Match 1 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 2 : Kasparov - Short: 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 3 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 4 : Kasparov - Short: 1 - 0
    Blitz Match 5 : Kasparov - Short: 1 - 0
    Blitz Match 6 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1
    Blitz Match 7 : Kasparov - Short: 1 - 0
    Blitz Match 8 : Short - Kasparov : 0 - 1

    Aggregate - Blitz: Kasparov - Short: 7 - 1


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  • Bangkok Open

    12th - 17th April , 2015
    Bangkok, Thailand
    9 rounds, Swiss system


    Short Nigel (ENG) won the tournament with 7 points. (better tie-break)

    Final Standings - Top 5

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Short Nigel DENG 7.552
    2 Ganguly Surya ShekharIND 7.551
    3 Dragun KamilPOL 7.547
    4 Wang HaoCHN 755
    5 Vallejo Pons FranciscoESP 6.555.5


    Tie-Break: Buchholz









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  • U.S. chess championship

    31st March - 14th April,2015
    Saint Louis, USA
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2732


    Players - ratings

    Hikaru Nakamura, 2865
    Wesley So, 2834
    Ray Robson, 2770
    Gata Kamsky, 2748
    Alexander Onischuk, 2740
    Daniel Naroditsky, 2737

    Sam Shankland, 2735
    Varuzhan Akobian, 2713
    Timur Gareev, 2698
    Kayden Troff, 2662
    Sam Sevian, 2645
    Conrad Holt, 2632


    Nakamura is the winner with 8 points. Irina Krush won the women's title with 8.5 points.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    So, Wesley - Troff, Kayden W : 1 - 0
    Naroditsky, Daniel - Kamsky, Gata : 0.5 - 0.5
    Shankland, Samuel L - Akobian, Varuzhan : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sevian, Samuel - Holt, Conrad : 1 - 0
    Nakamura, Hikaru - Onischuk, Alexander : 1 - 0
    Gareev, Timur - Robson, Ray : 0 - 1












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World chess champ. -- Olympiads
World Team Chess Champ.
FIDE Grand prix series
Russian super final
European Team Chess Champ.
Tal Memorial -- Bilbao masters

Russian team ch. -- World cup
M-tel masters -- Corus Linares Morelia
Reggio Emilia -- Capablanca Mem.
Candidates matches -- London chess classic

Nanjing Pearl Spring -- World Chess Challenge
Aerosvit -- Cap d'Agde
Inventi chess -- NH chess
Amber -- Corus

Moscow open - Tata steel
Dortmund -- Poikovsky
Rilton cup -- Edmonton festival
Univé -- Yinzhou Cup

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Grandmaster Memorial tournaments
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