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Zurich Chess Challenge 2015

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Nakamura won the tournament by winning a final Armageddon tie-break.

13th-19th February,2015
Zurich, Switzerland
6 players
Round robin
Average rating: 2785
Time control: 40m / 120mn, 20m / 60mn
Rest of game in 15 mn with an increment of 30 sec/move starting from move 61

Players - ratings

Fabiano Caruana , Italy, 2811,
Viswanathan Anand , India, 2797,
Vladimir Kramnik , Russia, 2783,
Levon Aronian , Armenia, 2777,
Hikaru Nakamura , USA, 2776,
Sergey Karjakin , Russia, 2760,

The Blitz tournament to determine the colors was won by Levon Aronian.

1. Aronian, Levon 4
2. Anand, Viswanathan 3.5
3. Caruana, Fabiano 3
4.Nakamura, Hikaru 2
5.Karjakin, Sergey 1
6.Kramnik, Vladimir 0
Combined Standings -- Watch the games

Rank PlayersCountry Main PtsRapid PtsTotal Pts
1 Anand Viswanathan IND 729
2 Nakamura Hikaru USA 639
3 Kramnik Vladimir IND 53.58.5
4 Aronian Levon ARM 437
5 Karjakin Sergey RUS 426
6 Caruana Fabiano ITA 41.55.5


Main tournament : Win: 2 pts; Draw 1; Loss: 0
Rapid t. : Win: 1 pt ; Draw 0.5; Loss: 0











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Standings




ROUNDS

Play off
Nakamura - Anand : 1 - 0
Rapid games
Round 5

Anand, Viswanathan -Karjakin, Sergey: 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian, Levon - Nakamura, Hikaru : 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik, Vladimir - Caruana, Fabiano : 1 - 0
Round 4

Caruana, Fabiano - Aronian, Levon : 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin, Sergey - Kramnik, Vladimir: 1 - 0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Anand, Viswanathan : 1 - 0
Round 3

Anand, Viswanathan - Caruana, Fabiano: 1 - 0
Karjakin, Sergey - Nakamura, Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5
Kramnik, Vladimir - Aronian, Levon : 1 - 0
Round 2

Aronian, Levon - Anand, Viswanathan : 1 - 0
Caruana, Fabiano - Karjakin, Sergey : 1 - 0
Nakamura, Hikaru - Kramnik, Vladimir : 0 - 1
Round 1

Karjakin, Sergey - Aronian, Levon : 0 - 1
Kramnik, Vladimir - Anand, Viswanathan : 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - Caruana, Fabiano : 1 - 0
Classical games
Round 5

Caruana, Fabiano - Kramnik, Vladimir: 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - Aronian, Levon: 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin, Sergey - Anand, Viswanathan: 0.5 - 0.5
Round 4

Kramnik, Vladimir - Karjakin, Sergey: 0.5 - 0.5
Anand, Viswanathan - Nakamura, Hikaru: 1 - 0
Aronian, Levon - Caruana, Fabiano: 0.5 - 0.5
Round 3

Aronian, Levon - Kramnik, Vladimir: 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana, Fabiano - Anand, Viswanathan: 0.5 - 0.5
Nakamura, Hikaru - Karjakin, Sergey: 1 - 0
Round 2

Kramnik, Vladimir - Nakamura, Hikaru: 0.5 - 0.5
Karjakin, Sergey - Caruana, Fabiano: 0.5 - 0.5
Anand, Viswanathan - Aronian, Levon: 1 - 0
Round 1

Anand, Viswanathan - Kramnik, Vladimir: 0.5 - 0.5
Aronian, Levon - Karjakin, Sergey: 0.5 - 0.5
Caruana, Fabiano - Nakamura, Hikaru: 0 - 1


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