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King Salman World Rapid Chess Championship 2017

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26 - 28 December 2017
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
134 players ( Open ), 100 players ( Women )
15 rounds

Prize: 750.000 dollars (Open)
250.000 dollars (Women)
Time control: 15 minutes + 10 sec per move.





Anand won after tie-break games. ( 3mn + 2 sec )

Anand - Fedoseev :1-0
Fedoseev - Anand : 0-1

World Rapid Chess Champ. - Open - Final standings top 6
Rank Players Country Points
1 Anand ViswanathanIND 10.5
2 Fedoseev VladimirRUS 10.5
3 Nepomniachtchi IanRUS 10.5
4 Bu XiangzhiCHN 10
5 Carlsen MagnusNOR 10




Ju Wenjun won the title.
World Rapid Chess C. - Women - Final standings top 5
Rank Players Country Points
1 Ju WenjunCHN 11.5
2 Lei TingjieARM 11
3 Paehtz ElisabethGER 10.5
4 Khotenashvili Belageo 10
5 Pham Le Thao Nguyenve 10














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