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3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2016 (Games and Results)

3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2016

Mamedyarov and Caruana in the blitz tie-break. Photo ©

Mamedyarov and Caruana in the blitz tie-break. Photo © | http://www.shamkirchess.az

The 3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial took place 26th May (Round 1) to 4th June 2016. Players: Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri, Sergey Karjakin, Pavel Eljanov, Pentala Harikrishna, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Teimour Radjabov, Eltaj Safarli, Hou Yifan and Rauf Mamedov. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov managed a fantastic finish winning his final three games (including the favourites Caruana and Giri) before winning the tie-break against Caruana 2.5-1.5 (rapid games drawn 1-1, first blitz game decisive).

3rd Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2016 (Shamkir AZE)
Thu 26th May 2016 - Sat 4th Jun 2016 - Official Site

Vugar Gashimov Mem 2016 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games

Gashimov Mem TB 2016 (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC:10m+3spm) - Games in PGN: TB Games

Vugar Gashimov Mem 2016 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games

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Vugar Gashimov Mem 2016 Shamkir AZE (AZE), 26 v-4 vi 2016 cat. XX (2736)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2748 * 1 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 1 ½ 6 2859
2. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2804 0 * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 6 2853
3. Giri, Anish g NED 2790 0 ½ * 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 2809
4. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2779 ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 5 2773
5. Mamedov, Rauf g AZE 2655 ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2744
6. Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2763 1 ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ 0 1 ½ 4 2689
7. Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2726 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 4 2693
8. Safarli, Eltaj g AZE 2664 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ ½ 4 2700
9. Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2765 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 2652
10. Hou, Yifan g CHN 2663 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 2577
Round 1 (May 26, 2016)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 29 E15 Queens Indian
Caruana, Fabiano - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 43 B48 Sicilian Paulsen
Mamedov, Rauf - Giri, Anish ½-½ 42 B22 Sicilian Alapin
Radjabov, Teimour - Hou, Yifan ½-½ 32 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
Safarli, Eltaj - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 43 A13 Reti Opening
Round 2 (May 27, 2016)
Giri, Anish - Karjakin, Sergey 1-0 68 A36 English Botvinnik
Mamedov, Rauf - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 20 B18 Caro Kann
Harikrishna, Pentala - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 33 B07 Pirc Defence
Eljanov, Pavel - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 45 D91 Gruenfeld 5.Bg5
Hou, Yifan - Safarli, Eltaj ½-½ 39 C19 French Winawer
Round 3 (May 28, 2016)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Eljanov, Pavel 1-0 59 E21 Nimzo Indian 4.Nf3
Caruana, Fabiano - Hou, Yifan 1-0 35 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Karjakin, Sergey - Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 62 C42 Petroff's Defence
Radjabov, Teimour - Giri, Anish ½-½ 40 D38 QGD Ragozin
Safarli, Eltaj - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 28 E97 King's Indian Classical
Round 4 (May 29, 2016)
Giri, Anish - Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 27 D41 Semi-Tarrasch Defence
Mamedov, Rauf - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 51 C53 Giuoco Piano
Radjabov, Teimour - Safarli, Eltaj ½-½ 33 D86 Gruenfeld Simagin
Eljanov, Pavel - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 41 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Hou, Yifan - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 56 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Round 5 (May 30, 2016)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 30 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Caruana, Fabiano - Radjabov, Teimour 1-0 36 B31 Sicilian Rossolimo
Karjakin, Sergey - Hou, Yifan 1-0 53 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Harikrishna, Pentala - Eljanov, Pavel 1-0 41 C49 Four Knights Metger
Safarli, Eltaj - Giri, Anish 0-1 43 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Round 6 (June 1, 2016)
Giri, Anish - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 42 A07 Barcza System
Mamedov, Rauf - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 35 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Radjabov, Teimour - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 36 B18 Caro Kann
Safarli, Eltaj - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 43 E12 Queens Indian Petrosian
Hou, Yifan - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 30 C42 Petroff's Defence
Round 7 (June 2, 2016)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Safarli, Eltaj 1-0 44 E20 Nimzo Indian
Caruana, Fabiano - Giri, Anish ½-½ 38 C81 Ruy Lopez Open Keres Variation
Karjakin, Sergey - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 33 C18 French Winawer
Harikrishna, Pentala - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 52 B31 Sicilian Rossolimo
Eljanov, Pavel - Hou, Yifan 1-0 60 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Round 8 (June 3, 2016)
Caruana, Fabiano - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 58 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Giri, Anish - Hou, Yifan ½-½ 103 D38 QGD Ragozin
Mamedov, Rauf - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 44 B11 Caro Kann Two Knights
Radjabov, Teimour - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 36 E15 Queens Indian
Safarli, Eltaj - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 22 B13 Caro Kann Exchange
Round 9 (June 4, 2016)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Giri, Anish 1-0 53 A49 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Karjakin, Sergey - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 34 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Harikrishna, Pentala - Safarli, Eltaj 0-1 62 E15 Queens Indian
Eljanov, Pavel - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 44 A45 Trompowsky
Hou, Yifan - Mamedov, Rauf 0-1 52 A09 Reti Opening

Gashimov Mem TB 2016 (2 players 4 Rds Match Indiv TC: 10m+3spm) - Games in PGN: TB Games

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Gashimov Mem TB 2016 Shamkir AZE Thu 26th May 2016 - Sat 4th Jun 2016
Leading Final Round 4 Standings:
RkNameTiFEDRtg1234Pts
1Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarGMAZE2746==1=2.5
2Caruana, FabianoGMUSA2804==0=1.5
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