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Tata steel chess tournament 2012 Wijk aan Zee





January 13 - 29 , 2012 in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands

Three main groups with 14 players each.
Grandmaster Group A : Average rating : 2755 Category : 21
Group B : Average rating : 2603 Category : 15
Group C : Average rating : 2454 Category : 9
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.

Participants of grandmaster group A

Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835
Aronian, Levon ARM 2805
Radjabov, Teymour AZE 2773
Topalov, Veselin BUL 2770
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769
Ivanchuk, Vasily UKR 2766
Gashimov, Vugar AZE 2761
Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2759
Gelfand, Boris ISR 2739 16
Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2736
Kamsky, Gata USA 2732
Giri, Anish NED 2714
Navara, David CZE 2712
Van Wely, Loek NED 2692

Final Standings:
Player Country Points
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 9
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 8
3 Radjabov, Teymour AZE 8
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 8
5 Ivanchuk, Vasily UKR 7,5
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 7,5
7 Kamsky, Gata USA 7
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 6,5
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 5,5
10 Gelfand, Boris ISR 5
11 Topalov, Veselin BUL 5
12 Gashimov, Vugar AZE 5
13 Navara, David CZE 4,5
14 Giri, Anish NED 4,5


Participants of grandmaster group B

Bruzon, Lazaro CUB 2691
Potkin, Vladimir RUS 2684
Motylev, Alexander RUS 2677
Tiviakov, Sergey NED 2677
Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2665
Ernst, Sipke NED 2606
L'Ami, Erwin NED 2596
Reinderman, Dimitri NED 2581
Timman, Jan NED 2571
Nyzhnik, Illya UKR 2568
Lahno, Kateryna UKR 2557
Vocaturo, Daniele ITA 2545
Harika, Dronavalli IND 2516
Cmilyte, Viktorija LTU 2503
Participants of grandmaster group C

Sadler, Matthew ENG 2660
Turov, Maxim RUS 2645
Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2561
Tikkanen, Hans SWE 2549
Grover, Sahaj IND 2532
Brandenburg, Daan NED 2527
Danielian, Elina ARM 2490
Paehtz, Elisabeth GER 2454
Tania, Sachdev IND 2411
Hopman, Pieter NED 2342
Ootes, Lars NED 2326
Haast, Anne NED 2290
Schut, Lisa NED 2290
Goudriaan, Etienne NED 2279





round 13 View all games

Kamsky, Gata - Topalov, Veselin : 1-0
Van Wely, Loek - Carlsen, Magnus : -
Gashimov, Vugar - Nakamura, Hikaru : -
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Karjakin, Sergey : -
Aronian, Levon - Radjabov, Teimour : -
Caruana, Fabiano - Gelfand, Boris : 1-0
Giri, Anish - Navara, David : -

round 12

Topalov, Veselin - Giri, Anish : 1-0
Navara, David - Caruana, Fabiano : -
Gelfand, Boris - Aronian, Levon : 0-1
Radjabov, Teimour - Ivanchuk, Vassily : -
Karjakin, Sergey - Gashimov, Vugar : -
Nakamura, Hikaru - Van Wely, Loek : 1-0
Carlsen, Magnus - Kamsky, Gata : -

round 11

Carlsen, Magnus - Topalov, Veselin : 1-0
Kamsky, Gata - Nakamura, Hikaru : -
Van Wely, Loek - Karjakin, Sergey : 0-1
Gashimov, Vugar - Radjabov, Teimour : 0-1
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Gelfand, Boris : 0-1
Aronian, Levon - Navara, David : 0-1
Caruana, Fabiano - Giri, Anish : 1-0

round 10

Topalov, Veselin - Caruana, Fabiano : 0-1
Giri, Anish - Aronian, Levon : 0-1
Navara, David - Ivanchuk, Vassily : 0-1
Gelfand, Boris - Gashimov, Vugar : -
Radjabov, Teimour - Van Wely, Loek : -
Karjakin, Sergey - Kamsky, Gata : 0-1
Nakamura, Hikaru - Carlsen, Magnus : -

round 9

Nakamura, Hikaru - Topalov, Veselin : -
Carlsen, Magnus - Karjakin, Sergey : 0-1
Kamsky, Gata - Radjabov, Teimour : -
Van Wely, Loek - Gelfand, Boris : -
Gashimov, Vugar - Navara, David : -
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish : 1-0
Aronian, Levon - Caruana, Fabiano : 1-0



round 8

Topalov, Veselin - Aronian, Levon : -
Caruana, Fabiano - Ivanchuk, Vassily : -
Giri, Anish - Gashimov, Vugar : 0-1
Navara, David - Van Wely, Loek : -
Gelfand, Boris - Kamsky, Gata : -
Radjabov, Teimour - Carlsen, Magnus : -
Karjakin, Sergey - Nakamura, Hikaru : -

round 7

Karjakin, Sergey - Topalov, Veselin : 1-0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Radjabov, Teimour : -
Carlsen, Magnus - Gelfand, Boris : 1-0
Kamsky, Gata - Navara, David : 1-0
Van Wely, Loek - Giri, Anish : -
Gashimov, Vugar - Caruana, Fabiano : -
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Aronian, Levon : -

round 6

Topalov, Veselin - Ivanchuk, Vassily : -
Aronian, Levon - Gashimov, Vugar : 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano - Van Wely, Loek : -
Giri, Anish ) - Kamsky, Gata : 1-0
Navara, David - Carlsen, Magnus : -
Gelfand, Boris - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0-1
Radjabov, Teimour - Karjakin, Sergey : 1-0

round 5

Radjabov, Teimour - Topalov, Veselin : -
Karjakin, Sergey - Gelfand, Boris : 0-1
Nakamura, Hikaru - Navara, David : 1-0
Carlsen, Magnus - Giri, Anish : -
Kamsky, Gata - Caruana, Fabiano : -
Van Wely, Loek - Aronian, Levon : -
Gashimov, Vugar - Ivanchuk, Vassily : 0-1

round 4

Topalov, Veselin - Gashimov, Vugar : -
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Van Wely, Loek : -
Aronian, Levon - Kamsky, Gata : 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano - Carlsen, Magnus : -
Giri, Anish - Nakamura, Hikaru : -
Navara, David - Karjakin, Sergey : 0-1
Gelfand, Boris - Radjabov, Teimour : -

round 3

Gelfand, Boris - Topalov, Veselin : -
Radjabov, Teimour - Navara, David : 1-0
Karjakin, Sergey - Giri, Anish : 1-0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Caruana, Fabiano : -
Carlsen, Magnus - Aronian, Levon : 1-0
Kamsky, Gata - Ivanchuk, Vassily : -
Van Wely, Loek - Gashimov, Vugar : -

round 2

Topalov, Veselin - Van Wely, Loek : -
Gashimov, Vugar - Kamsky, Gata : -
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Carlsen, Magnus : -
Aronian, Levon - Nakamura, Hikaru : 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano - Karjakin, Sergey : 1-0
Giri, Anish - Radjabov, Teimour : -
Navara, David - Gelfand, Boris : -

round 1

Carlsen, Magnus - Gashimov, Vugar: 1-0
Radjabov, Teimour - Caruana, Fabiano: -
Nakamura, Hikaru - Ivanchuk, Vassily: -
Kamsky, Gata - Van Wely, Loek: -
Navara, David - Topalov, Veselin: -
Karjakin, Sergey - Aronian, Levon: 0-1
Gelfand, Boris - Giri, Anish: 0-1





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