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49th Biel Chess Festival 2016

49th Biel Chess Festival 2016 Games and Results

The 49th Biel Chess Festival takes place 23rd July to 3rd August 2016. The main event is a 4 game classical match between Peter Svidler and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. They started with a 4 game rapid match which finished 2.5-1.5 to Vachier-Lagrave. The main open has Nikita Vitiugov as top seed. There are also two Junior matches. Read more ....

49th Biel Chess Festival 2016 (Biel SUI)
Sat 23rd Jul 2016 - Wed 3rd Aug 2016 - Official Site - Live

49th Biel Masters Match (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1))

49th Biel Masters Rapid (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC:15m+5spm) - Games in PGN: Games | Live Rapid

49th Biel Juniors Match (2 players 6 Rds Match Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1))

49th Biel Juniors Rapid (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC:15m+5spm) - Games in PGN: Games Junior Rapid

49th Biel Master Open (9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1))

Winner Carlsen finishes Bilbao Masters with a draw

9th Bilbao Masters Final 2016 10

Magnus Carlsen was satisfied with his performance in the Bilbao Masters tournament saying "This is the best tournament that I've played in a while in terms of content and quality of my games".

Wesley So went down a known drawing line of the Ragozin with white against Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen seemed happy enough to draw with the tournament already won and he admitted to having developed a cold at the end of the tournament.

Anish Giri had a slight edge against Hikaru Nakamura but could make much of it. The same was more or less true for Sergey Karjakin as white against Wei Yi. Both games finished in a draw in a quiet final round.

Just 7 games of the 30 were decisive. It doesn't seem that 3 points for a win had much, if any, effect on the players.

Final Round 10 Standings: Carlsen 17pts, Nakamura 12pts, Wei Yi 11pts, So 11pts, Karjakin 9pts, Giri 7pts.

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IX Bilbao Masters Final 2016 (Bilbao ESP)
Wed 13th Jul 2016 - Sat 23rd Jul 2016 - Official Site - Results - Live

9th Masters Final 2016 (6 players 10 Rds DRR Indiv TC:90m:60m+10spm(41)) - Games in PGN: Games | Live

9th Bilbao Open 2016 (10 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:90m:60m+10spm(41))

9th Bilbao Living Chess (2 players 1 Rds Match Indiv )

17th Karpov Poikovsky 2016

17th Karpov Poikovsky 2016 Games and Results

The 17th Karpov Poikovsky tournament takes place 23rd July to 1st August 2016. Players: Anton Korobov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Emil Sutovsky, Dmitry Andreikin, Ilia Smirin, Dmitry Jakovenko, Maxim Matlakov, Igor Kovalenko, Victor Bologan and Alexander Motylev.

Round 1 2pm, Round 2-8 11am, Round 9 9am all UK time. Rest day after round 4: 27th July. Read more ....

17th Karpov Poikovsky 2016 (Poikovsky RUS)
Fri 22nd Jul 2016 - Tue 2nd Aug 2016 - Official Site - Live

17th Karpov Poikovsky (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC:100m:50+30smp(1)) - Games in PGN: Games | Live

Ding Liren vs Grischuk match 2016

Ding Liren vs Grischuk match 2016 Games and Results

Ding Liren vs Grischuk game 1. Photo ©

Ding Liren vs Grischuk game 1. Photo © | http://www.cmsa.cn/archives/35088

Ding Liren and Alexander Grischuk play a 4 game match in Wenzhou, China 19th to 22nd July 2016. The match ends once someone reaches 2.5 points. If tied there will be rapid and blitz tie-breaks. Read more ....

Ding Liren vs Grischuk Match 2016 (Wenzhou CHN)
Mon 18th Jul 2016 - Fri 22nd Jul 2016 - Official Site - Live

Ding vs Grischuk Match (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC:90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games | Live

John Watson Book Review #115 Kings of Chess

John Watson Book Review 115

The Big Book of World Chess Championships by ChessBase' Andre Schulz is available in English and German. Photo ©

The Big Book of World Chess Championships by ChessBase' Andre Schulz is available in English and German. Photo © | http://www.newinchess.com

John Watson returns with the first of a series of reviews over the summer. He looks at The Big Book of World Chess Championships; 46 Title Fights – from Steinitz to Carlsen by Andre Schulz. Read more ....

Tournaments for Sunday 24th July 2016 combined with links to official website, live coverage and PGN file
EventSiteFEDUK TimeRd
WebLivePGN
Live Games now here
TCh-CHN 2016ChinaCHN06:009
17th Karpov PoikovskyPoikovskyRUS11:002
Lake Sevan 2016MartuniARM12:007
49th Biel Masters RapidBielSUI12:301
49th Biel Masters RapidBielSUI12:302
49th Biel Masters RapidBielSUI12:303
49th Biel Masters RapidBielSUI12:304
27th Czech Open A 2016PardubiceCZE14:003
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Primorsky Debut 2016VladivostokRUS06:004
26th Heart of Finland OpJyvaskylaFIN08:009
15th Premier League BIHBihacBIH08:309
Xtracon Chess Open 2016HelsingorDEN09:002
10th Portoroz Open 2016PortorozSLO09:002
16th IPCA WCh 2016Novi SadSRB09:003
4th Ajedrez 64 Open 2016Collado VillalbaESP09:009
Open ch-MKD 2016StrugaMKD09:009
10th Leiden Crown 2016LeidenNED10:006
ch-SWE Master Elite 2016UppsalaSWE10:009
10th Leiden Open A 2016LeidenNED10:009
ch-AUT 2016St Johann im PongauAUT13:002
World Youth U16 OlympiadPopradSVK13:004
ch-Africa 2016KampalaUGA13:009
16th IPCA WCh 2016Novi SadSRB15:004
42nd Sitges Open 2016SitgesESP15:303
9th Paleochora Open 2016PaleochoraGRE15:306
Vitoria-Gasteiz Open 2016Vitoria-GasteizESP16:001
Xtracon Chess Open 2016HelsingorDEN16:003
20th Battle of Senta OpenSentaSRB16:004
17th Mahalla Open 2016El-Mahalla El-KubraEGY16:304
10th Portoroz Open 2016PortorozSLO17:003

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