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Sinquefield Cup 2018


by Can Aydinoglu


Sinquefield Cup 2017 -- Sinquefield Cup 2016 -- Sinquefield Cup 2015 -- 2014 -- 2013

A tournament of Grand Chess Tour series. ( Other tournaments: London chess classic , Rapid and Blitz : Paris , Leuven, Saint Louis )

Carlsen, Caruana and Aronian shared the victory.

18 - 28 August 2018
Saint Louis, USA
10 players
Round robin
Average rating: 2788
Time control: 120'/40 moves + 60' till the end +
50'' from 41st move.

Players

Magnus Carlsen NOR 2842
Fabiano Caruana USA 2822
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801
Wesley So USA 2780
Maxime Vachier Lagrave FRA 2779
Hikaru Nakamura USA 2777
Sergey Karjakin RUS 2773
Viswanathan Anand IND 2768
Levon Aronian ARM 2767
Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766

Caruana qualified for London Chess Classic after defeating So in tiebreak games: 1.5 - 0.5
4 Players qualified for London Chess Classic : Nakamura, Aronian, Vachier-Lagrave and Caruana

Final Standings
Rank PlayersCountry Points
1-3 Caruana Fabiano USA 5.5
1-3 Aronian Levon ARM 5.5
1-3 Carlsen Magnus NOR 5.5
4 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar USA 5
5 Grischuk Alexander RUS 4.5
6 Anand Viswanathan IND 4.5
7 Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 4.5
8 So Wesley USA 4
9 Nakamura Hikaru USA 3
10 Karjakin Sergey RUS 3







































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Standings
















ROUNDS


Final Round ( 9 )

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

Round 8

Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Aronian Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura Hikaru - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Carlsen Magnus : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana Fabiano - Anand Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk Alexander - So Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 7

Aronian Levon - So Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand Viswanathan - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Carlsen Magnus - Caruana Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Nakamura Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 6

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

Round 5

Aronian Levon - Anand Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
Carlsen Magnus - So Wesley : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Caruana Fabiano : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura Hikaru - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 4

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

Round 3

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

Round 2

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

Round 1

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


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