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79th Tata Steel Masters 2017 (Games and Results)

79th Tata Steel Masters 2017

The 79th Tata Steel Masters takes place in Wijk aan Zee 14th to 29th January 2017. World Champion Magnus Carlsen is back to defend his title from Wesley So, Sergey Karjakin, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Pentala Harikrishna, Pavel Eljanov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Dmitri Andreikin, Wei Yi, Richard Rapport, Loek van Wely and Baskaran Adhiban. There is a strong challengers group alongside. The Masters group has "away days" at the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam on January 19th and De Philharmonie in Haarlem on January 25th 2017.

Wesley So wins the Tata Steel Masters 2017 (13)

Wesley So started 2017 just as he finished 2016 with a major tournament victory in the Tata Steel Masters. So was playing black against Ian Nepomniachtchi and it was seen as likely someone would catch him after a draw. All those calculations went out of the window as Nepomniachtchi played the Trompowsky as white, got it completely wrong and was lost after just 9 moves. So didn't make any mistake. It's taken So a little while to settle after his move to the US but he is now clearly one of the main prospects to be Carlsen's next challenger. So is very much a self made man and deserves huge admiration.

Magnus Carlsen was allowed to play a very dangerous known sacrifice of a piece on g5 in a Giuoco Piano but he didn't make the best of it and was even in some danger around first time control. This was not one of Carlsen's best events and just as in the World Championship in New York he was derailed by a game not going his way, having missed mate against Giri he then played awfully the following day against Rapport and really pushed his luck for the rest of the event. Something he can surely address with a sports psychologist. Sergey Karjakin didn't like his play at all in Wijk aan Zee saying he was still tired from New York and he was looking forward to a rest.

Magnus Carlsen took second place as his rivals lost Wei Yi pushed too hard against Wojtaszek and Dmitry Andreikin beat Levon Aronian.

Baskaran Adhiban has been the surprise of the tournament with interesting games every day and he finished off with a win against Richard Rapport. Adhiban's +2 score was good enough for shared third and I imagine some more invitations. Loek van Wely finished a miserable tournament with a win against Pentala Harikrishna. Harikrishna needs to work better on his openings as he had far too many awful positions after a few moves. He didn't fight his way out of trouble this time. Anish Giri pressed against Pavel Eljanov but the game was drawn. Eljanov will reflect on the number of close to winning positions he didn't convert. More than eonugh to win the tournament in fact.

English chess supporters were put through the ringer by Gawain Jones as he fought for a very long time in a worse, but very difficult endgame, to save his game against Lu Shanglei. Jones' reward was to qualify for the Masters group in 2017. Markus Ragger missed out as although he scored the same as Jones he lost to him in their individual encounter.

Final Round 13 Standings: 1st Wesley So 9pts, 2nd Carlsen 8pts, 3rd= Adhiban, Aronian, Wei Yi 7.5pts, 6th= Karjakin, Eljanov 7pts, 8th Giri 6.5pts, 9th= Harikrishna, Andreikin, Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 6pts, 12th Nepomniachtchi 5pts, 13th Rapport 4.5pts 14th Van Wely 3.5pts

79th Tata Steel Masters 2017 (13)

Wesley So at the start of the final round. Photo © Michiel Abeln

Wesley So at the start of the final round. Photo © Michiel Abeln | http://www.tatasteelchess.com/

79th Tata Steel 2017 (Wijk aan Zee NED)
Fri 13th Jan 2017 - Sun 29th Jan 2017 - Official Site - Live

79th Tata Steel GpA (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpA

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79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee (NED), 13-29 i 2017 cat. XXI (2751)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. So, Wesley g USA 2808 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 9 2887
2. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2840 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 1 8 2831
3. Adhiban, Baskaran g IND 2653 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 2815
4. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2780 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 0 1 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 1 2805
5. Wei, Yi g CHN 2706 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 2811
6. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2785 ½ ½ 0 1 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 7 2777
7. Eljanov, Pavel g UKR 2755 ½ 0 1 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 7 2779
8. Giri, Anish g NED 2773 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 2749
9. Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2766 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 6 2721
10. Andreikin, Dmitry g RUS 2736 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 6 2723
11. Wojtaszek, Radoslaw g POL 2750 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 6 2722
12. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2767 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 5 2662
13. Rapport, Richard g HUN 2702 0 1 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 2644
14. Van Wely, Loek g NED 2695 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 2580
Round 1 (January 14, 2017)
So, Wesley - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 33 D12 Slav Defence
Adhiban, Baskaran - Van Wely, Loek ½-½ 61 B22 Sicilian Alapin
Karjakin, Sergey - Giri, Anish ½-½ 35 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Eljanov, Pavel - Rapport, Richard 1-0 41 A04 Dutch System
Harikrishna, Pentala - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 49 C89 Ruy Lopez Marshall
Andreikin, Dmitry - Wei, Yi ½-½ 55 C42 Petroff's Defence
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 31 D83 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Round 2 (January 15, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 1-0 44 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Aronian, Levon - Wei, Yi ½-½ 35 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Giri, Anish - So, Wesley ½-½ 43 D78 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Harikrishna, Pentala - Adhiban, Baskaran 1-0 43 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 21 C45 Scotch Game
Rapport, Richard - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 30 A01 Larsen Opening
Van Wely, Loek - Eljanov, Pavel 0-1 44 E15 Queens Indian
Round 3 (January 16, 2017)
So, Wesley - Rapport, Richard 1-0 48 E18 Queens Indian
Adhiban, Baskaran - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 38 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Wei, Yi - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 75 B96 Sicilian Najdorf
Karjakin, Sergey - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 50 B09 Pirc Defence
Eljanov, Pavel - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 42 A34 English Symmetrical
Andreikin, Dmitry - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 27 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Giri, Anish ½-½ 41 D12 Slav Defence
Round 4 (January 17, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Wei, Yi 1-0 33 C24 Bishop's Opening
Adhiban, Baskaran - Eljanov, Pavel 0-1 56 E12 Queens Indian Petrosian
Aronian, Levon - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 28 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Giri, Anish - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 41 C45 Scotch Game
Harikrishna, Pentala - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 30 C50 Giuoco Piano
Rapport, Richard - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 52 B23 Sicilian Closed
Van Wely, Loek - So, Wesley 0-1 43 A07 Barcza System
Round 5 (January 19, 2017)
So, Wesley - Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 48 A05 Various
Wei, Yi - Giri, Anish ½-½ 43 B18 Caro Kann
Karjakin, Sergey - Adhiban, Baskaran 0-1 31 C11 French Defence
Eljanov, Pavel - Aronian, Levon 0-1 37 A14 Reti Opening
Andreikin, Dmitry - Rapport, Richard ½-½ 55 C55 Two Knights Defence
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 46 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 28 A21 English Opening
Round 6 (January 20, 2017)
Adhiban, Baskaran - So, Wesley ½-½ 39 C33 Kings Bishops Gambit
Aronian, Levon - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 30 D10 Slav Defence
Eljanov, Pavel - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 35 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 33 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Harikrishna, Pentala - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 67 C88 Ruy Lopez Closed
Rapport, Richard - Wei, Yi 0-1 32 C42 Petroff's Defence
Van Wely, Loek - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 60 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Round 7 (January 21, 2017)
So, Wesley - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 38 C50 Giuoco Piano
Carlsen, Magnus - Giri, Anish ½-½ 123 D05 Colle System
Wei, Yi - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 53 B94 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Bg5
Karjakin, Sergey - Aronian, Levon 1-0 58 C50 Giuoco Piano
Andreikin, Dmitry - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 43 A00 Irregular Openings
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Adhiban, Baskaran 0-1 66 A40 Unusual Replies to 1.d4
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Rapport, Richard ½-½ 45 C55 Two Knights Defence
Round 8 (January 22, 2017)
Adhiban, Baskaran - Andreikin, Dmitry 1-0 46 C25 Vienna Game
Aronian, Levon - Giri, Anish 1-0 43 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Karjakin, Sergey - So, Wesley ½-½ 22 A06 Zukertort Opening
Eljanov, Pavel - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 46 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Harikrishna, Pentala - Wei, Yi ½-½ 27 C43 Petroff's Defence
Rapport, Richard - Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 33 A06 Zukertort Opening
Van Wely, Loek - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 74 D83 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Round 9 (January 24, 2017)
So, Wesley - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 38 D39 QGD Ragozin
Carlsen, Magnus - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 59 B81 Sicilian Keres Attack
Wei, Yi - Adhiban, Baskaran ½-½ 92 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Giri, Anish - Rapport, Richard ½-½ 36 E16 Queens Indian
Andreikin, Dmitry - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 54 A45 Trompowsky
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 33 E15 Queens Indian
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 79 A34 English Symmetrical
Round 10 (January 25, 2017)
So, Wesley - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 1-0 34 E06 Catalan
Adhiban, Baskaran - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 45 B96 Sicilian Najdorf
Aronian, Levon - Rapport, Richard 1-0 28 E18 Queens Indian
Karjakin, Sergey - Andreikin, Dmitry 1-0 61 C50 Giuoco Piano
Eljanov, Pavel - Wei, Yi ½-½ 55 A13 Reti Opening
Harikrishna, Pentala - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 37 C48 Four Knights Rubinstein
Van Wely, Loek - Giri, Anish ½-½ 31 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Round 11 (January 27, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Adhiban, Baskaran ½-½ 49 B01 Centre Counter
Wei, Yi - Karjakin, Sergey 1-0 31 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish - Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 36 A34 English Symmetrical
Andreikin, Dmitry - So, Wesley ½-½ 25 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 56 D19 Slav Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 53 A45 Trompowsky
Rapport, Richard - Van Wely, Loek ½-½ 39 A01 Larsen Opening
Round 12 (January 28, 2017)
So, Wesley - Wei, Yi ½-½ 32 D41 Semi-Tarrasch Defence
Adhiban, Baskaran - Giri, Anish ½-½ 34 C24 Bishop's Opening
Aronian, Levon - Van Wely, Loek 1-0 34 E81 King's Indian Saemisch
Karjakin, Sergey - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 21 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Eljanov, Pavel - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 60 A90 Dutch Classical
Harikrishna, Pentala - Rapport, Richard ½-½ 52 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Andreikin, Dmitry ½-½ 51 D15 Slav Defence
Round 13 (January 29, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 53 C53 Giuoco Piano
Wei, Yi - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 0-1 70 C88 Ruy Lopez Closed
Giri, Anish - Eljanov, Pavel ½-½ 63 E19 Queens Indian
Andreikin, Dmitry - Aronian, Levon 1-0 50 D11 Slav Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - So, Wesley 0-1 28 A45 Trompowsky
Rapport, Richard - Adhiban, Baskaran 0-1 41 A45 Trompowsky
Van Wely, Loek - Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 36 E04 Catalan

79th Tata Steel GpB (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpB

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79th Tata Steel GpB Wijk aan Zee (NED), 13-29 i 2017 cat. XIV (2593)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Jones, Gawain C B g ENG 2665 * 1 0 1 ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 9 2728
2. Ragger, Markus g AUT 2697 0 * 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 9 2725
3. Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2667 1 0 * 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 2697
4. Hansen, Eric g CAN 2603 0 0 1 * 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 8 2678
5. Lu, Shanglei g CHN 2612 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 0 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ ½ 8 2678
6. Smirin, Ilia g ISR 2667 1 ½ 0 0 1 * 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 8 2674
7. Tari, Aryan g NOR 2584 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 2650
8. L'Ami, Erwin g NED 2605 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 7 2620
9. Grandelius, Nils g SWE 2642 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 ½ 1 1 7 2617
10. Bok, Benjamin g NED 2608 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ 1 1 2534
11. Dobrov, Vladimir g RUS 2499 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 1 * 0 1 1 2489
12. Van Foreest, Jorden g NED 2612 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 * 0 ½ 4 2450
13. Lei, Tingjie wg CHN 2467 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 * 1 2427
14. Guramishvili, Sopiko m GEO 2370 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 * 2273
Round 1 (January 14, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 20 C45 Scotch Game
Ragger, Markus - Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 41 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Smirin, Ilia - Dobrov, Vladimir ½-½ 34 B93 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.f4
Tari, Aryan - Hansen, Eric ½-½ 49 C96 Ruy Lopez
Bok, Benjamin - Lei, Tingjie 1-0 40 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Van Foreest, Jorden - L'Ami, Erwin 1-0 40 B19 Caro Kann
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Lu, Shanglei ½-½ 41 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Round 2 (January 15, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - Guramishvili, Sopiko 1-0 35 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Xiong, Jeffery - Van Foreest, Jorden 1-0 64 E62 King's Indian 6...Nc6
Hansen, Eric - Bok, Benjamin ½-½ 26 B94 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Bg5
Lu, Shanglei - Smirin, Ilia 0-1 37 B40 Sicilian Classical
Grandelius, Nils - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 37 C07 French Tarrasch
Dobrov, Vladimir - Tari, Aryan ½-½ 40 D96 Gruenfeld Russian
Lei, Tingjie - Ragger, Markus 0-1 84 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Round 3 (January 16, 2017)
Ragger, Markus - Hansen, Eric 1-0 24 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Smirin, Ilia - Jones, Gawain C B 1-0 36 C77 Ruy Lopez Anderssen
Tari, Aryan - Lu, Shanglei 0-1 41 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
L'Ami, Erwin - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 29 D20 QGA
Bok, Benjamin - Dobrov, Vladimir 0-1 39 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
Van Foreest, Jorden - Lei, Tingjie 0-1 65 B10 Caro Kann
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Grandelius, Nils 0-1 34 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
Round 4 (January 17, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - Tari, Aryan 1-0 57 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Hansen, Eric - Van Foreest, Jorden 1-0 33 B48 Sicilian Paulsen
Lu, Shanglei - Bok, Benjamin 1-0 52 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Grandelius, Nils - Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 27 B01 Centre Counter
Dobrov, Vladimir - Ragger, Markus 0-1 45 A34 English Symmetrical
Lei, Tingjie - L'Ami, Erwin 0-1 41 A62 Benoni
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Smirin, Ilia 0-1 46 A25 English Sicilian Attack
Round 5 (January 19, 2017)
Ragger, Markus - Lu, Shanglei ½-½ 33 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Xiong, Jeffery - Lei, Tingjie 1-0 55 D11 Slav Defence
Smirin, Ilia - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 43 B84 Sicilian Scheveningen
Tari, Aryan - Guramishvili, Sopiko 1-0 65 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
L'Ami, Erwin - Hansen, Eric ½-½ 37 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Bok, Benjamin - Jones, Gawain C B 0-1 57 E70 King's Indian Fianchetto
Van Foreest, Jorden - Dobrov, Vladimir 1-0 59 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 6 (January 20, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - Ragger, Markus 1-0 50 C45 Scotch Game
Hansen, Eric - Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 42 B04 Alekhine's Defence
Lu, Shanglei - Van Foreest, Jorden 1-0 42 B40 Sicilian Classical
Smirin, Ilia - Tari, Aryan 0-1 31 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Grandelius, Nils - Lei, Tingjie 1-0 63 B18 Caro Kann
Dobrov, Vladimir - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 54 A83 Dutch Staunton Gambit
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Bok, Benjamin 0-1 22 C03 French Tarrasch
Round 7 (January 21, 2017)
Ragger, Markus - Guramishvili, Sopiko 1-0 32 B50 Sicilian Defence
Xiong, Jeffery - Dobrov, Vladimir 1-0 38 B27 Sicilian Early Fianchetto
Tari, Aryan - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 88 A13 Reti Opening
L'Ami, Erwin - Lu, Shanglei ½-½ 31 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Bok, Benjamin - Smirin, Ilia 0-1 38 B06 Modern Defence
Van Foreest, Jorden - Jones, Gawain C B 0-1 56 C50 Giuoco Piano
Lei, Tingjie - Hansen, Eric ½-½ 41 D74 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Round 8 (January 22, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 43 C45 Scotch Game
Lu, Shanglei - Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 37 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Smirin, Ilia - Ragger, Markus ½-½ 30 C26 Vienna Game
Tari, Aryan - Bok, Benjamin ½-½ 27 C11 French Defence
Grandelius, Nils - Hansen, Eric ½-½ 34 C50 Giuoco Piano
Dobrov, Vladimir - Lei, Tingjie 1-0 39 A11 Reti Opening
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Van Foreest, Jorden ½-½ 36 A40 Unusual Replies to 1.d4
Round 9 (January 24, 2017)
Ragger, Markus - Tari, Aryan ½-½ 29 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Xiong, Jeffery - Jones, Gawain C B 1-0 55 E64 King's Indian Fianchetto
Hansen, Eric - Dobrov, Vladimir 1-0 27 C11 French Defence
L'Ami, Erwin - Guramishvili, Sopiko 1-0 39 A49 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Bok, Benjamin - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 36 C89 Ruy Lopez Marshall
Van Foreest, Jorden - Smirin, Ilia 0-1 55 B06 Modern Defence
Lei, Tingjie - Lu, Shanglei ½-½ 49 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Round 10 (January 25, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - Lei, Tingjie ½-½ 120 C07 French Tarrasch
Lu, Shanglei - Hansen, Eric 0-1 20 A00 Irregular Openings
Smirin, Ilia - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 31 C91 Ruy Lopez
Tari, Aryan - Van Foreest, Jorden ½-½ 64 B47 Sicilian Paulsen
Grandelius, Nils - Dobrov, Vladimir 1-0 31 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Bok, Benjamin - Ragger, Markus ½-½ 30 C50 Giuoco Piano
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 40 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Round 11 (January 27, 2017)
Ragger, Markus - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 130 C88 Ruy Lopez Closed
Xiong, Jeffery - Smirin, Ilia 1-0 49 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Hansen, Eric - Jones, Gawain C B 0-1 62 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
L'Ami, Erwin - Tari, Aryan ½-½ 33 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Dobrov, Vladimir - Lu, Shanglei 0-1 39 A04 Dutch System
Van Foreest, Jorden - Bok, Benjamin ½-½ 25 C44 Scotch Gambit
Lei, Tingjie - Guramishvili, Sopiko 1-0 35 E73 King's Indian Averbakh
Round 12 (January 28, 2017)
Jones, Gawain C B - Dobrov, Vladimir 1-0 28 B40 Sicilian Classical
Ragger, Markus - Van Foreest, Jorden 1-0 45 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Smirin, Ilia - Lei, Tingjie 1-0 50 B13 Caro Kann Exchange
Tari, Aryan - Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 42 C42 Petroff's Defence
Grandelius, Nils - Lu, Shanglei 0-1 40 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Bok, Benjamin - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 34 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Guramishvili, Sopiko - Hansen, Eric ½-½ 32 D82 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Round 13 (January 29, 2017)
Xiong, Jeffery - Bok, Benjamin ½-½ 37 B54 Sicilian Rauzer
Hansen, Eric - Smirin, Ilia 1-0 26 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
Lu, Shanglei - Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 64 C50 Giuoco Piano
L'Ami, Erwin - Ragger, Markus ½-½ 34 D80 Gruenfeld 4.Bg5
Dobrov, Vladimir - Guramishvili, Sopiko 1-0 54 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Van Foreest, Jorden - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 78 A45 Trompowsky
Lei, Tingjie - Tari, Aryan 0-1 29 E01 Catalan

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