wrapper

Breaking News

Two fantastic games played in the 8th round of the super chess tournament on the Wijk aan Zee. The World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen avoids the moves repetition and performs a brilliant attack against…

 

… GM Richard Rapport with the rating of 2731! You can try to find the winning continuation in the following position. The picture is from the official website.

 

Carlen – Raport

002

White’s turn

 

He sacrificed temporarily his Rook in order to win more material, thanks to the Knight fork. This was a brilliant chess game; a game which every amateur chess player would like to see.

The second most rated player in the tournament Shakhriyar Mamedyarov “meets his master” with Viswanathan Anand. The Indian super Grandmaster performs a powerful central break destroying Black’s positions. Probably it was a home preparation because all these extremely complicated tactics happen after the 20th move. Yes, today’s top players make very deeply analysis in the opening and this helps them to demolish the opponent’s positions…

 

Anand – Mamedyarov

003

White’s turn

 

The results after the 8th round - Tata Steel Masters 2019

 

Score

Rating

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

1

Carlsen

5.5 / 8

2835

½

½

½

½

1

1

1

½

2

Anand

5.5 / 8

2773

½

½

½

½

½

1

1

1

3

Nepomniachtchi

5.0 / 8

2763

½

½

½

1

½

½

½

1

4

Ding, Liren

5.0 / 8

2813

½

½

½

½

½

½

1

1

5

Giri

5.0 / 8

2783

½

0

½

½

1

½

1

1

6

Radjabov

4.5 / 8

2757

½

½

1

½

½

½

½

½

7

Vidit

4.0 / 8

2695

½

½

½

0

½

½

½

1

8

Duda

4.0 / 8

2738

½

0

½

½

1

½

0

1

9

Fedoseev

3.5 / 8

2724

½

½

½

½

0

1

½

0

10

Shankland

3.5 / 8

2725

½

0

½

½

0

½

½

1

11

Mamedyarov

3.0 / 8

2817

0

0

½

½

½

½

½

½

12

Rapport

3.0 / 8

2731

0

½

0

½

½

½

½

½

13

Van Foreest

2.5 / 8

2612

0

0

0

½

0

1

1

0

14

Kramnik

2.0 / 8

2777

½

0

0

0

½

0

½

½

 

You can see the memorable games below

 

 

 

We have a lot of round ahead of us and everything can happen. The tournament will be fascinated!

You can visit the official website here.

Leave a comment

More Articles

Chess Website Design Line

Chess

I cannot hide my enormous love for chess; this wonderful game. I play, study, teach and of course I have fun every single day. I hope that with this website (www.rules-chess-strategies.com) I will help you do the same!

Of chess, it has been said that life is not enough for it, but that's the fault of life, not the chess. William Napier

Last News

Learn-Play-Win

I agree with the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy policy

We value your privacy !!