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Your Next Move Leuven Grand Chess Tour 2018

Leuven 2017
by Can Aydinoglu


Rapid and Blitz tournament of Grand Chess Tour series.
Other tournaments: Sinquefield Cup , London chess classic and
Rapid and Blitz tournaments in Paris , Saint Louis



First tournament of Grand Chess Tour 2018 series. So won the tournament.

12 - 16 June 2018
Leuven Belgium
10 players
Average rating: 2781
Rapid : Round robin , 12 - 14 June
Blitz: Double round robin , 15 - 16 June
Rapid games : 2 points for a win and
1 for a draw.

Players

Fabiano Caruana 2816
hriyar Mamedyarov 2808
Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2789
Sergey Karjakin 2782
Anish Giri 2782
Wesley So 2778
Hikaru Nakamura 2769
Alexander Grischuk 2766
Levon Aronian 2764
Viswanathan Anand 2759
Final Standings - Rapid + Blitz
Rank PlayersCountryRapid Blitz Combined Scores
1 So Wesley USA 14 822
2 Karjakin Sergey RUS 10 11.521.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 11 10.521.5
4 Aronian Levon ARM 11 9.520.5
5 Nakamura Hikaru USA 10 1020
6 Grischuk Alexander RUS 8 9.517.5
7 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 9 716
8 Anand Viswanathan IND 5 8.513.5
9 Caruana Fabiano USA 7 5.512.5
10 Giri Anish NED 5 611




























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Standings


















Final Round ( 9 ) - Rapid

Anand Viswanathan - So Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Nakamura Hikaru : 0 - 1
usť Giri Anish - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian Levon - Vachier-Lagrave Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Caruana Fabiano : 0 - 1


Round 8 - Rapid

So Wesley - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Aronian Levon : 0 - 1
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Giri Anish : 1 - 0
Grischuk Alexander - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura Hikaru - Anand Viswanathan : 1 - 0


Round 7 - Rapid

Nakamura Hikaru So Wesley : 0 - 1
Anand Viswanathan - Grischuk Alexander : 0 - 1
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Vachier-Lagrave Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Giri Anish - Caruana Fabiano : 0 - 1
Aronian Levon - Karjakin Sergey : 0 - 1


Round 6 - Rapid

So Wesley - Aronian Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Giri Anish : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0 - 1
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Anand Viswanathan : 1 - 0
Grischuk Alexander - Nakamura Hikaru : 0 - 1


Round 5 - Rapid

Grischuk Alexander - So Wesley : 0 - 1
Nakamura Hikaru - Vachier-Lagrave Maxime : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand Viswanathan - Caruana Fabiano : 1 - 0
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Giri Anish - Aronian Levon : 0 - 1


Round 4 - Rapid

So Wesley - Giri Anish : 1 - 0
Aronian Levon - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Anand Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Nakamura Hikaru : 1 - 0
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5


Round 3 - Rapid

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - Wesley So : 0.5 - 0.5
Alexander Grischuk - Fabiano Caruana : 1 - 0
Hikaru Nakamura - Sergey Karjakin : 0.5 - 0.5
Viswanathan Anand - Levon Aronian : 0.5 - 0.5
Shakriyar Mamedyarov - Anish Giri : 0.5 - 0.5


Round 2 - Rapid
Wesley So - Shakriyar Mamedyarov 1 - 0
Anish Giri - Viswanathan Anand: 1 - 0
Levon Aronian - Hikaru Nakamura : 1 - 0
Sergey Karjakin Alexan-der Grischuk : 1 - 0
Fabiano Caruana - Maxime Vachier-Lagrave : 0.5 - 0.5


Round 1 - Rapid
Caruana Fabiano - So Wesley : 0-1
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk Alexander - Aronian Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura Hikaru - Giri Anish : 1-0
Anand Viswanathan - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0-1



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