King Salman

The King Salman World Rapid Championship finished and…

… Viswanathan Anand won the first place after the blitz tie-break with second Vladimir Fedoseev.

 

According to the Tournament Regulations, “if there is a tie for the 1st place, the top 2 players according to the first eligible tie break criterion will play a play-off.” Nepomniachtchi had the worst tie-break and therefore won the bronze medal.

 

FINAL Standings Rapid OPEN

 

Rk.

SNo

 

Name

FED

Rtg

Pts.

TB1

TB2

TB3

Rp

1

12

GM

Anand Viswanathan

IND

2758

10.5

0

2733

129

2874

2

8

GM

Fedoseev Vladimir

RUS

2771

10.5

0

2728

129.5

2871

3

7

GM

Nepomniachtchi Ian

RUS

2780

10.5

0

2700

121.5

2843

4

68

GM

Bu Xiangzhi

CHN

2654

10

0

2746

130.5

2867

5

1

GM

Carlsen Magnus

NOR

2908

10

0

2712

129

2823

6

5

GM

Grischuk Alexander

RUS

2813

10

0

2709

124

2827

7

45

GM

Savchenko Boris

RUS

2685

10

0

2686

123

2786

8

37

GM

Mamedov Rauf

AZE

2695

10

0

2652

120

2753

9

26

GM

Guseinov Gadir

AZE

2714

10

0

2648

111

2754

 

Ju Wenjun of China played very fighting games and she dominates on the Women’s Rapid Championship. She was the clear winner with 11,5/15 points.

 

FINAL Standings RAPID WOMEN

 

Rank

SNo.

 

Name

IRtg

FED

Pts

Res.

RtgØ

BH.

BL

1

4

GM

Ju Wenjun

2537

CHN

11½

0

2459

133½

7

2

17

GM

Lei Tingjie

2450

CHN

11

0

2429

127

7

3

11

IM

Paehtz Elisabeth

2467

GER

10½

0

2433

127

8

4

24

GM

Khotenashvili Bela

2425

GEO

10

0

2449

128

7

5

36

IM

Pham Le Thao Nguyen

2390

VIE

10

0

2441

131½

7

6

5

GM

Dzagnidze Nana

2508

GEO

10

0

2423

124

7

7

92

WGM

Fataliyeva Ulviyya

2085

AZE

10

0

2421

110½

8

8

38

IM

Atalik Ekaterina

2389

TUR

10

0

2354

119½

7

 

 

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There are some cool games which follow, please enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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