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Zurich Chess Challenge 2014

Zurich Chess 2016 -- Zurich Chess 2015 -- Zurich Chess 2013

29th January - 4th February , 2014
Zurich , Switzerland
6 players
Round robin
Average rating: 2801
Time control: 40 moves in 120 minutes + 20 moves in 60 minutes +
Rest of game in 15 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting after move 61

Blitz tournament - final standings:

1- Carlsen Magnus , NOR , 3 points
2- Aronian Levon , ARM , 3
3- Nakamura Hikaru, USA , 2,5
4- Caruana Fabiano , ITA , 2,5
5- Anand Viswanathan, IND , 2,5
6- Gelfand Boris, ISR , 1,5





Classic: 2 points for the win, 1 point for the draw.
Rapid: 1 point for the win, 0.5 point for the draw.

Standings ( classic + rapid )
Rank PlayersCountry Pts
1 Carlsen MagnusNOR 10
2 Caruana Fabiano ITA 9
3 Aronian Levon ARM 9
4 Nakamura HikaruUSA 7.5
5 Anand Viswanathan IND 5
6 Gelfand Boris ISR 4.5


Standings ( classic chess )
Rank PlayersCountry Pts
1 Carlsen MagnusNOR 8
2 Aronian Levon ARM 6
3 Caruana Fabiano ITA 5
4 Anand Viswanathan IND 4
5 Nakamura HikaruUSA 3
6 Gelfand Boris ISR 3



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Rapid games

Round 5

Aronian - Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5
Carlsen - Anand: 0.5 - 0.5
Gelfand - Nakamura: 0 - 1

Round 4

Anand - Gelfand : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana - Carlsen : 1 - 0
Nakamura - Aronian: 1 - 0

Round 3

Anand - Caruana : 0 - 1
Carlsen - Nakamura: 0.5 - 0.5
Gelfand - Aronian: 0.5 - 0.5

Round 2

Aronian - Carlsen : 1 - 0
Caruana - Gelfand : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura - Anand: 1 - 0

Round 1

Anand - Aronian : 0 - 1
Caruana - Nakamura: 1 - 0
Gelfand - Carlsen : 0 - 1

Classic games

Round 5

Nakamura - Gelfand : 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana - Aronian : 1 - 0
Anand - Carlsen : 0.5 - 0.5

Round 4

Gelfand - Anand : 0 - 1
Carlsen - Caruana : 1 - 0
Aronian - Nakamura : 1 - 0

Round 3

Aronian - Gelfand : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura - Carlsen : 0 - 1
Caruana - Anand : 0.5 - 0.5



Round 2

Carlsen - Aronian: 0.5 - 0.5
Anand - Nakamura: 0 - 1
Gelfand - Caruana: 0.5 - 0.5

Round 1

Carlsen - Gelfand : 1 - 0
Aronian - Anand: 1 - 0
Nakamura - Caruana: 0.5 - 0.5

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