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Tata steel chess tournament 2011 Wijk aan Zee





January 14 - 30 , 2011 in Wijk aan Zee. Three main groups with 14 players each. Round robin system.
Grandmaster Group A : Average rating : 2740 Category : 20
Group B : Average rating : 2659 Category : 17
Group C : Average rating : 2507 Category : 11
Round robin system
The time control is: 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves,
then 15 minutes for the remaining moves with 30 seconds cumulative increment for
each move starting from the first move.
Group A Standings:
Player Country Points
1 Hikaru Nakamura USA 9
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 8,5
3 Levon Aronian ARM 8
4 Magnus Carlsen NOR 8
5 Vladimir Kramnik RUS 7,5
6 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 7,5
7 Anish Giri NED 6,5
8 Ruslan Ponomariov UKR 6,5
9 Ian Nepomniachtchi RUS 6
10 Wang Hao CHN 6
11 Jan Smeets NED 4,5
12 Erwin l'Ami NED 4,5
13 Alexander Grischuk RUS 4,5
14 Alexei Shirov ESP 4


Participants of grandmaster group B

Radek Wojtaszek POL 2726
David Navara CZE 2708
Laurant Fressinet FRA 2707
Zahar Efimenko UKR 2701
Wesley So PHL 2673
Gabriel Sargissian ARM 2667
Le Quang Liem VNM 2664
Luke McShane ENG 2664
Surya Ganguly IND 2651
Li Chao CHN 2649
Jon Ludvig Hammer NOR 2647
Vlad Tkachiev FRA 2636
Friso Nijboer NLD 2584
Wouter Spoelman NLD 2547
Participants of grandmaster group C

Murtas Kazhgaleyev KAZ 2637
Ivan Ivanisevic SRB 2630
Mark Bluvshtein CAN 2590
Daniele Vocaturo ITA 2570
Dariusz Swiercz POL 2540
Ilya Nyzhnyk UKR 2530
Katherina Lahno UKR 2518
Roeland Pruijssers NED 2484
Benjamin Bok NLD 2453
Robin van Kampen NLD 2443
Sebastian Siebrecht GER 2439
Mark van der Werf NLD 2439
Jan Willem de Jong NLD 2437
Tania Sachdev IND 2382





round 13 View all games

V. Anand - A. Giri : -
R. Ponomariov - A. Shirov: -
E. l'Ami - L. Aronian: -
J. Smeets - A. Grischuk: 0-1
M. Carlsen - Wang Hao : 1-0
H. Nakamura - V. Kramnik : -
M. Vachier-Lagrave - I. Nepomniachtchi : 1-0

round 12

V. Anand - A. Giri : -
R. Ponomariov - A. Shirov: -
E. l'Ami - L. Aronian: -
J. Smeets - A. Grischuk: 0-1
M. Carlsen - Wang Hao : 1-0
H. Nakamura - V. Kramnik : -
M. Vachier-Lagrave - I. Nepomniachtchi : 1-0

round 11

M. Vachier-Lagrave - V. Anand : -
I. Nepomniachtchi - H. Nakamura : 0-1
V. Kramnik - M. Carlsen : 0-1
Wang Hao - J. Smeets: -
A. Grischuk - E. l'Ami: -
L. Aronian - R. Ponomariov: -
A. Shirov - A. Giri : -

round 10

V. Anand - A. Shirov : 1-0
A. Giri - L. Aronian: -
R. Ponomariov - A. Grischuk : 1-0
E. l'Ami - Wang Hao : 0-1
J. Smeets - V. Kramnik : -
M. Carlsen - I. Nepomniachtchi : 0-1
H. Nakamura - M. Vachier-Lagrave : 1-0

round 9

H. Nakamura - V. Anand : -
M. Vachier-Lagrave - M. Carlsen: -
I. Nepomniachtchi - J. Smeets : 0-1
V. Kramnik - E. l'Ami : 1-0
W. Hao - R. Ponomariov : 1-0
A. Grischuk - A. Giri : -
L. Aronian - A. Shirov: 1-0

round 8

V. Anand - L. Aronian : -
A. Shirov - A. Grischuk : 1-0
A. Giri - W. Hao : 1-0
R. Ponomariov - V. Kramnik : -
E. l'Ami - I. Nepomniachtchi: -
J. Smeets - M. Vachier-Lagrave: 0-1
M. Carlsen - H. Nakamura: 1-0

round 7

M. Carlsen - V. Anand : -
H. Nakamura - J. Smeets M. Vachier-Lagrave - E. l'Ami : -
I. Nepomniachtchi - R. Ponomariov : -
V. Kramnik - A. Giri : 1-0
W. Hao - A. Shirov : -
A. Grischuk - L. Aronian: 0-1

round 6

V. Anand - A. Grischuk : -
L. Aronian - W. Hao : -
A. Shirov - V. Kramnik: 0-1
A. Giri - I. Nepomniachtchi: 0-1
R. Ponomariov - M. Vachier-Lagrave: -
E. l'Ami - H. Nakamura : 0-1
J. Smeets - M. Carlsen : 0-1



round 5

J. Smeets - V. Anand: 0-1
M. Carlsen - E. l'Ami: 1-0
H. Nakamura - R. Ponomariov: -
M. Vachier-Lagrave - A. Giri: -
I. Nepomniachtchi - A. Shirov: -
V. Kramnik - L. Aronian: -
W. Hao - A. Grischuk: 1-0

round 4

V. Anand - W. Hao: 1-0
A. Grischuk - V. Kramnik: -
L. Aronian - I. Nepomniachtchi: 1-0
A. Shirov - M. Vachier-Lagrave: 0-1
A. Giri - H. Nakamura: -
R. Ponomariov - M. Carlsen: -
E. l'Ami - J. Smeets: -

round 3

E. l'Ami - V. Anand: -
J. Smeets - R. Ponomariov: 0-1
M. Carlsen - A. Giri: 0-1
H. Nakamura - A. Shirov: 1-0
M. Vachier-Lagrave - L. Aronian: -
I. Nepomniachtchi - A. Grischuk :-
V. Kramnik - W. Hao: -

round 2

V. Anand - V. Kramnik: -
W. Hao - I. Nepomniachtchi: 0-1
A. Grischuk - M. Vachier-Lagrave: -
L. Aronian - H. Nakamura: -
A. Shirov - M. Carlsen: -
A. Giri - J. Smeets: -
R. Ponomariov - E. l'Ami: -

round 1

R. Ponomariov - V. Anand: 0-1
E. l'Ami - A. Giri: -
J. Smeets - A. Shirov: 1-0
M. Carlsen - L. Aronian: -
H. Nakamura - A. Grischuk: 1-0
M. Vachier-Lagrave - W. Hao: -
I. Nepomniachtchi - V. Kramnik: -




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