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FIDE London Grand Prix 2012 (Games and Results)

FIDE Grand Prix London 2012

Promotor Andrew Paulson at the Olympiad.

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The 1st FIDE Grand Prix takes place in Simpson’s-in-the-Strand in London 20th September (Opening Ceremony) to 3rd October 2012. Play starts at 2pm each day. The field has undergone a number of changes. Nakamura, Ivanchuk, Grischuk, Topalov, Wang Hao, Gelfand, Leko, Giri, Mamedyarov, Dominguez Perez, Adams and Kasimdzhanov.

Topalov, Gelfand and Mamedyarov tie for first in the London FIDE Grand Prix (11)

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov took a quick draw against Peter Leko to secure at least a share of first place in the London FIDE Grand Prix. Veselin Topalov caught him when he outplayed an out of form Anish Giri in a complex ending. Boris Gelfand too got into a share of first with the only other decisive game of the day beating Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

FIDE Grand Prix London 2012 (11)

Boris Gelfand and Veselin Topalov both looked happy at the prize-giving for the London Grand Prix.. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill.

Boris Gelfand and Veselin Topalov both looked happy at the prize-giving for the London Grand Prix.. Photo © Ray Morris-Hill. | http://raymorris-hill.smugmug.com

FIDE Grand Prix London 2012 (London ENG)
Thu 20th Sep 2012 - Wed 3rd Oct 2012 - Official Site - Results - Live

FIDE GP London (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games

FIDE GP London (12 players 11 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 120m:60m:15m+30spm(61)) - Games in PGN: Games

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1st FIDE GP London (ENG), 21 ix-3 x 2012 cat. XX (2739)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
1. Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2752 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 7 2839
2. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2738 ½ * ½ 0 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 7 2840
3. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2729 ½ ½ * 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 7 2841
4. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2754 ½ 1 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 2802
5. Leko, Peter g HUN 2737 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 6 2774
6. Wang, Hao g CHN 2742 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2738
7. Adams, Michael g ENG 2722 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 5 2704
8. Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2769 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 5 2700
9. Kasimdzhanov, Rustam g UZB 2684 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ * ½ ½ 0 2678
10. Dominguez Perez, Leinier g CUB 2725 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 2675
11. Giri, Anish g NED 2730 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 4 2637
12. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2783 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 1 ½ 1 * 4 2632
Round 1 (September 21, 2012)
Topalov, Veselin - Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 43 A35 English Symmetrical
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 110 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Wang, Hao - Adams, Michael ½-½ 72 E56 Nimzo Indian
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Leko, Peter ½-½ 34 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Giri, Anish ½-½ 59 C42 Petroff's Defence
Nakamura, Hikaru - Gelfand, Boris 0-1 58 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Round 2 (September 22, 2012)
Gelfand, Boris - Topalov, Veselin ½-½ 36 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Grischuk, Alexander - Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 74 A30 English Symmetrical
Leko, Peter - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 42 C11 French Defence
Adams, Michael - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 49 B18 Caro Kann
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 60 E98 King's Indian Classical
Giri, Anish - Wang, Hao ½-½ 30 D10 Slav Defence
Round 3 (September 23, 2012)
Topalov, Veselin - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam ½-½ 37 D47 Queens Gambit Meran
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Giri, Anish 1-0 21 D11 Slav Defence
Wang, Hao - Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 43 D97 Gruenfeld Russian
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Adams, Michael ½-½ 31 E56 Nimzo Indian
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 36 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Nakamura, Hikaru - Leko, Peter ½-½ 73 A05 Various
Round 4 (September 24, 2012)
Gelfand, Boris - Wang, Hao 1-0 56 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Grischuk, Alexander - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 46 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Leko, Peter - Adams, Michael ½-½ 47 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 59 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 33 D97 Gruenfeld Russian
Nakamura, Hikaru - Topalov, Veselin ½-½ 52 B22 Sicilian Alapin
Round 5 (September 25, 2012)
Topalov, Veselin - Leko, Peter ½-½ 56 E15 Queens Indian
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 34 D94 Gruenfeld Closed
Wang, Hao - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam ½-½ 35 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Adams, Michael - Giri, Anish ½-½ 34 C42 Petroff's Defence
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 26 D86 Gruenfeld Simagin
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 90 C60 Ruy Lopez
Round 6 (September 27, 2012)
Topalov, Veselin - Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 49 D11 Slav Defence
Gelfand, Boris - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 25 E15 Queens Indian
Grischuk, Alexander - Adams, Michael ½-½ 47 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Leko, Peter - Giri, Anish ½-½ 36 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 45 D47 Queens Gambit Meran
Nakamura, Hikaru - Wang, Hao 0-1 47 A07 Barcza System
Round 7 (September 28, 2012)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 43 E68 King's Indian Fianchetto
Wang, Hao - Topalov, Veselin ½-½ 48 D80 Gruenfeld 4.Bg5
Adams, Michael - Gelfand, Boris 0-1 47 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam ½-½ 11 A11 Reti Opening
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Leko, Peter ½-½ 40 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish - Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 41 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
Round 8 (September 29, 2012)
Topalov, Veselin - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 30 B19 Caro Kann
Gelfand, Boris - Giri, Anish ½-½ 59 E97 King's Indian Classical
Leko, Peter - Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 42 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Adams, Michael 1-0 47 A13 Reti Opening
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Wang, Hao ½-½ 54 B60 Sicilian Rauzer
Nakamura, Hikaru - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 58 C69 Ruy Lopez Exchange
Round 9 (October 1, 2012)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 65 E11 Bogo Indian Defence
Grischuk, Alexander - Gelfand, Boris 1-0 30 B23 Sicilian Closed
Wang, Hao - Leko, Peter ½-½ 52 E53 Nimzo Indian
Adams, Michael - Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 36 B19 Caro Kann
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Topalov, Veselin 0-1 52 A07 Barcza System
Giri, Anish - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam ½-½ 78 D12 Slav Defence
Round 10 (October 2, 2012)
Topalov, Veselin - Adams, Michael ½-½ 50 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Leko, Peter - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 59 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
Wang, Hao - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 32 B18 Caro Kann
Kasimdzhanov, Rustam - Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 49 C69 Ruy Lopez Exchange
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 40 C72 Ruy Lopez Modern Steinitz
Nakamura, Hikaru - Giri, Anish 1-0 65 C42 Petroff's Defence
Round 11 (October 3, 2012)
Gelfand, Boris - Kasimdzhanov, Rustam 1-0 48 D43 Anti-Meran Gambit
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Leko, Peter ½-½ 41 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Grischuk, Alexander - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 31 B77 Sicilian Modern Dragon
Adams, Michael - Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 46 B52 Sicilian Rossolimo
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Wang, Hao ½-½ 39 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Giri, Anish - Topalov, Veselin 0-1 52 D37 QGD 5.Bf4

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