Chess24 Sopiko Scotch Speed Chess Championship 2017 (Games and Results) Speed Chess Championship 2017

The Speed Chess Championship takes place May 3rd to December 21st 2017. 16 top players qualified: Three time controls 5 minutes plus 2 seconds per move, 3 minutes plus 2 second per move and bullet 1 minute plus 1 second per move. Each section ends with a single chess960 game.

1/8th Finals: May 3rd: Nakamura 20.5-7.5 Grigoriants, May 24th Karjakin 19-7 Meier, May 25th So 15.5-14.5 Giri, Aug 3rd: Grischuk 17.5-9.5, Rapport, Aug 23rd: Nepomniachtchi 15-13 Aronian, Aug 24th: Caruana 19-8 Hou Yifan, Aug 30th: Vachier-Lagrave 19-12 Xiong, Oct 4th: Carlsen 20.5-5.5 Guseinov.

Quarter-Finals: Oct 23, Oct 26, Nov 2nd, Nov 21st. Oct. 23: Maxime-Vachier Lagrave vs Alexander Grischuk. Oct. 26: Sergey Karjakin vs Ian Nepomniachtchi. Nov. 2: Hikaru Nakamura vs Fabiano Caruana. Nov. 21: Magnus Carlsen vs Wesley So.

Semi-Finals: Nov 27th, Dec 7th

Final Dec 14th.

I have removed the Chess960 games as they are problematic for many chess programs. Here is a PGN file including the Chess960 games. Speed Chess 2017 ( INT)
Wed 3rd May 2017 - Thu 21st Dec 2017 - Official Site - Results - Live Speed 2017 (16 players 4 Rds KO Indiv ) - Games in PGN: Games Speed 2017 (16 players 4 Rds KO Indiv ) - Games in PGN: Games


ChessTempo viewer Speed 2017 INT Wed 3rd May 2017 - Thu 21st Dec 2017
Leading Round 1 (of 4) Standings:
-Round 2
1Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeGMFRA2795
1Grischuk, AlexanderGMRUS2750
1Karjakin, SergeyGMRUS2783
1Nepomniachtchi, IanGMRUS2751
1Nakamura, HikaruGMUSA2786
1Caruana, FabianoGMUSA2802
1Carlsen, MagnusGMNOR2832
1So, WesleyGMUSA2815
-Round 1
1Nakamura, HikaruGMUSA278620.5
2Grigoriants, SergeyGMRUS25767.5
1Karjakin, SergeyGMRUS278319
2Meier, GeorgGMGER26307
1So, WesleyGMUSA281515.5
2Giri, AnishGMNED278514.5
1Grischuk, AlexanderGMRUS275017.5
2Rapport, RichardGMHUN26989.5
1Nepomniachtchi, IanGMRUS275115
2Aronian, LevonGMARM278913
1Caruana, FabianoGMUSA280219
2Hou, YifanGMCHN26528
1Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeGMFRA279519
2Xiong, JefferyGMUSA265212
1Carlsen, MagnusGMNOR283220.5
2Guseinov, GadirGMAZE26455.5
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