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Mikhail Tal Memorial 2018

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by Can Aydinoglu


Tal Memorial 2016 -- Tal Memorial 2013 -- Tal Memorial 2012 -- 2011 -- 2010 -- 2009 -- 2008 -- 2007

Anand won the Rapid with 6 points. Karjakin is the winner of the Blitz with 10 points.


2 - 5 March 2018
Museum of Russian Impressionism, Moscow, Russia
10 players
Round robin
9-round rapid
Rapid: 25 minutes for the whole game with an increment of 10   seconds for each move starting from the first one.
Blitz: 5 minutes and 3 seconds increment for each move.

Players

Hikaru Nakamura (USA, rapid rating 2823/blitz rating 2853)
Viswanathan Anand (India, 2805 / 2801)
Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia, 2803 / 2768)
Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2795 / 2784)
Alexander Grischuk (Russia, 2792 / 2846)

Peter Svidler (Russia, 2770 / 2793)
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2755 / 2714)
Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2724 / 2868)
Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2644 / 2745)
Daniil Dubov (Russia, 261 7/ 2767).


Final Standings - Rapid games
Rank PlayersCountry Points
1 Anand Viswanathan IND 6
2 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 5
3 Nakamura Hikaru USA 5
4 Karjakin Sergey RUS 5
5 Gelfand Boris ISR 4.5
6 Grischuk Alexander RUS 4.5
7 Kramnik Vladimir RUS 4
8 Dubov Daniil RUS 4
9 Svidler Peter RUS 3.5
10 Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 3.5
Final Standings - Blitz games
Rank PlayersCountry Points
1 Karjakin Sergey RUS 10
2 Nakamura Hikaru USA 8.5
3 Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 7.5
4 Grischuk Alexander RUS 7
5 Artemiev, Vladislav RUS 7
6 Kramnik Vladimir RUS 7
7 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 6.5
8 Dubov Daniil RUS 6.5
9 Anand Viswanathan IND 6
10 Svidler Peter RUS 6
11 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 5
12 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 5
13 Fedoseev, Vladimir RUS 5
14 Gelfand, Boris ISR 4





















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RESULTS - RAPID GAMES


Final Round 9

Karjakin Sergey - Kramnik Vladimir : 1 - 0
Grischuk Alexander - Nakamura Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5
Gelfand Boris - Anand Viswanathan: 0.5 - 0.5
Dubov Daniil - Svidler Peter : 0.5 - 0.5
Nepomniachtchi Ian - Mamedyarov Shakh : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 8

Kramnik Vladimir - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhr - Dubov Daniil : 0 - 1
Svidler Peter 2770 - Gelfand Boris: 0.5 - 0.5
Anand Viswanathan - Grischuk Alexander : 1 - 0
Nakamura Hikaru - Karjakin Sergey: 0.5 - 0.5

Round 7

Nakamura Hikaru - Kramnik Vladimir : 1 - 0
Karjakin Sergey - Anand Viswanathan: 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk Alexander - Svidler Peter : 0.5 - 0.5
Gelfand Boris - Mamedyarov Shakhr : 0.5 - 0.5
Dubov Daniil - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 6

Kramnik Vladimir - Dubov Daniil : 1 - 0
Nepomniachtchi Ian - Gelfand Boris : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Svidler Peter - Karjakin Sergey: 0.5 - 0.5
Anand Viswanathan - Nakamura Hikaru : 1 - 0

Round 5

Anand Viswanathan - Kramnik Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura Hikaru - Svidler Peter : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin Sergey - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk Alexander - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 0.5 - 0.5
Gelfand Boris - Dubov Daniil : 1 - 0

Round 4

Kramnik Vladimir - Gelfand Boris : 0.5 - 0.5
Dubov Daniil - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5
Nepomniachtchi Ian - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Nakamura Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
Svidler Peter - Anand Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 3

Svidler Peter - Kramnik Vladimir : 0 - 1
Anand Viswanathan - Mamedyarov Shakhriyar : 0 - 1
Nakamura Hikaru - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 1 - 0
Karjakin Sergey - Dubov Daniil : 0.5 - 0.5
Grischuk Alexander - Gelfand Boris : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 2

Kramnik Vladimir - Grischuk Alexander: 0 - 1
Gelfand Boris - Karjakin Sergey : 0.5 - 0.5
Dubov Daniil 2 - Nakamura Hikaru : 1 - 0
Nepomniachtchi Ian - Anand Viswanathan: 0 - 1
Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Svidler Peter : 1 - 0

Round 1

Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Kramnik Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
Svidler Peter - Nepomniachtchi Ian : 0.5 - 0.5
Anand Viswanathan - Dubov Daniil : 1 - 0
Nakamura Hikaru - Gelfand Boris : 1 - 0
Karjakin Sergey - Grischuk Alexander : 0.5 - 0.5





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