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Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival - Masters 2018


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23 January - 1 February 2018
Gibraltar
274 players
10-round
Time control: 100'/40 moves + 50'/20 moves +
15' with 30'/move from the 1st move.

Top 10 Players

Aronian Levon ARM 2797
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2793
Nakamura Hikaru USA 2781
Navara David CZE 2749
Harikrishna P. IND 2745

Le Quang Liem VIE 2737
Vitiugov Nikita RUS 2732
Ivanchuk Vassily UKR 2726
Duda Jan-Krzysztof POL 2724
Wang Hao CHN 2711

Aronian won the 2018 Tradewise Gibraltar Masters

Playoff Final games

Aronian - Vachier Lagrave : 2.5 - 1.5

Games 3'+2"

Vachier Lagrave - Aronian : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian - Vachier Lagrave : 1 - 0

Games 10'+5"

Aronian - Vachier Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier Lagrave - Aronian : 0.5 - 0.5

Playoff Semi-final

Nakamura - Vachier Lagrave : 1.5 - 2.5
Aronian - Rapport : 2 - 0

Final Standings - top 7

Rank PlayersCountry Points
1 Nakamura HikaruUSA 7.5
2 Rapport, Richard HUN 7.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave , Maxime FRA 7.5
4 Aronian, LevonARM 7.5
5 Vitiugov Nikita RUS 7.5
6 Adams MichaelENG 7.5
7 Le Quang LiemVIE 7.5




















LIVE GAMES

15.00 (CET) / 9 AM (EST) ; final round at 11.00 (CET) / 5 AM (EST)
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Standings

















Round 10 - top 5 boards

Aronian Levon - Nakamura Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Rapport Richard : 0.5 - 0.5
Le Quang Liem - Dubov Daniil : 1 - 0
Vitiugov Nikita - Antipov Mikhail : 1 - 0
Gupta Abhijeet - Duda Jan-Krzysztof : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 9 - top 5 boards

Dubov, Daniil - Vachier-Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, H. - Rapport, R. : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian, L. - Sethuraman, S.P. : 1 - 0
Howell, D. W. - Vitiugov, N. : 0.5 - 0.5
Grandelius - Wang, Hao : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 8 - top 5 boards

Wang, Hao - Nakamura, H. : 0.5 - 0.5
Rapport, R. - Howell, D. W. : 1 - 0
Oparin, G. - Aronian, L. : 0.5 - 0.5
GM Vachier-Lagrave - Moussard, J. : 1 - 0
Dubov, Daniil - Antipov, M.: 1 - 0

Round 7 - top 5 boards

Nakamura, H. - Antipov, M. : 0.5 - 0.5
Howell, D. W. - Saric, Ivan : 1 - 0
Vachier-Lagrave -Sandipan, C. : 1 - 0
Aronian, L. - Short, N. : 1 - 0
Navara, David - Gupta, A. : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 6 - top 5 boards

Nakamura Hikaru - Howell David : 0.5 - 0.5
Antipov Mikhail - Harikrishna : 0.5 - 0.5
Gupta Abhijeet - Vachier-Lagrave Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Gledura Benjamin - Navara David : 0.5 - 0.5
Vitiugov Nikita - Vocaturo Daniele : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 5 - top 5 boards

Duda Jan-Krzysztof - Nakamura Hikaru: 0 - 1
Gledura Benjamin - Vachier-Lagrave Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Howell David - Svane Rasmus : 1 - 0
Sutovsky Emil - Antipov Mikhail Al. : 0 - 1
Moussard Jules - Saric Ivan : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 4 - top 5 boards

Nakamura, H. - GM Grandelius : 1 - 0
Duda, J. - Gledura, B. : 0.5 - 0.5
Antipov, M. - Howell, D. W. : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave - Batsiashvili : 1 - 0
Grigoriants - Aronian, L. : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 3 - top 5 boards

Perez Ponsa Federico - Nakamura Hikaru : 0 - 1
Moroni Luca Jr - Duda Jan-Krzysztof: 0 - 1
Lalith Babu - Adams Michael: 0.5 - 0.5
Rapport Richard - Mikhalevski Victor : 0.5 - 0.5
Howell David - Dzagnidze Nana : 1 - 0

Round 2 - top 5 boards

Blomqvist Erik - Vachier-Lagrave Maxime: 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura Hikaru - Gunina Valentina : 1 - 0
Debashis Das - Navara David: 1 - 0
Vitiugov Nikita - Gagare Shardul : 0 - 1
Goryachkina Aleksandra - Ivanchuk Vassily : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 1 - top 5 boards

Gara Anita - Aronian Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Blohberger Felix : 1 - 0
Tate Alan - Nakamura Hikaru : 1 - 0
Navara David - Paehtz Thomas : 0 - 1
Hemant Sharma - Harikrishna P. : 0.5 - 0.5


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