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Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz YourNextMove 2017 (Games and Results)

Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz YourNextMove 2017

Wesley So needed a draw in the final round to secure clear second place. Carlsen had already won the event before this final round game. Photo ©

Wesley So needed a draw in the final round to secure clear second place. Carlsen had already won the event before this final round game. Photo © | http://grandchesstour.org/2017-grand-chess-tour/watch-live-0

The Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz YourNextMove tournament took place in Leuven, Belgium, 28th June to 2nd July 2017. 9 Rounds of Rapid and 18 of Blitz as in Paris. Players: Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Wesley So, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Vassily Ivanchuk and Baadur Jobava. Wesley So was the clear winning of the rapid section but Magnus Carlsen dominated the blitz section so much he secured over all victory with a few rounds to go.

Final standings

GCT Combined Final YourNextMove Leuven BEL (BEL), 28 vi-2 vii 2017
Rk Name Ti FED Rtg Rapid Blitz Combined GCT Pts Prize
1 Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2832 11 14.5 25.5 13 $37,500
2 So, Wesley g USA 2812 14 8.5 22.5 10 $25,000
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2796 12 10 22 8 $20,000
4 Giri, Anish g NED 2771 10 10 20 7 * $15,000
5 Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2808 9 9.5 18.5 5.5 * $11,250
5 Aronian, Levon g ARM 2793 9 9.5 18.5 5.5 $11,250
7 Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2732 9 9 18 4 $7,500
8 Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2786 8 8 16 3 $7,500
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2738 7 8.5 15.5 2 * $7,500
10 Jobava, Baadur g GEO 2707 1 2.5 3.5 1 * $7,500

GCT Rapid and Blitz YourNextMove 2017 (Leuven BEL)
Wed 28th Jun 2017 - Sun 2nd Jul 2017 - Official Site

GCT Rapid YourNextMove (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC:25m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Games Rapid

GCT Blitz YourNextMove (10 players 18 Rds DRR Indiv TC:5m+3spm) - Games in PGN: Games Blitz

GCT Rapid YourNextMove (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 25m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Games Rapid

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GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (BEL), 28 vi-2 vii 2017 cat. XXII (2778)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. So, Wesley g USA 2812 * ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 7 2993
2. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2796 ½ * ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 1 1 1 6 2900
3. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2832 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 2851
4. Giri, Anish g NED 2771 ½ ½ ½ * 0 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 2821
5. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2732 ½ 0 ½ 1 * 1 ½ 0 0 1 2782
6. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2793 0 1 0 0 0 * 1 1 ½ 1 2775
7. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2808 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 * 1 1 1 2774
8. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2786 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 0 * 1 1 4 2733
9. Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2738 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 0 0 * 1 2701
10. Jobava, Baadur g GEO 2707 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 * ½ 2341
Round 1 (June 28, 2017)
So, Wesley - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 62 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 38 C41 Philidor's Defence
Carlsen, Magnus - Aronian, Levon 1-0 49 E49 Nimzo Indian
Giri, Anish - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 48 A08 Barcza System
Jobava, Baadur - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 54 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Round 2 (June 28, 2017)
So, Wesley - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 60 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Giri, Anish 1-0 50 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Aronian, Levon - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 32 D16 Slav Lasker/Smyslov
Kramnik, Vladimir - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 39 C50 Giuoco Piano
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 33 C89 Ruy Lopez Marshall
Round 3 (June 28, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 44 C53 Giuoco Piano
Carlsen, Magnus - So, Wesley 0-1 51 E53 Nimzo Indian
Giri, Anish - Aronian, Levon 1-0 30 A29 English Four Knights
Anand, Viswanathan - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 67 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Jobava, Baadur - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 33 C15 French Winawer
Round 4 (June 29, 2017)
So, Wesley - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 57 E70 King's Indian Fianchetto
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 48 B10 Caro Kann
Aronian, Levon - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 49 A21 English Opening
Kramnik, Vladimir - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 32 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 0-1 21 A22 English Opening
Round 5 (June 29, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 44 A03 Bird's Opening
Giri, Anish - So, Wesley ½-½ 33 D42 Semi-Tarrasch Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Aronian, Levon 1-0 51 A29 English Four Knights
Anand, Viswanathan - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 34 B09 Pirc Defence
Jobava, Baadur - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 71 A45 Trompowsky
Round 6 (June 29, 2017)
So, Wesley - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 60 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Giri, Anish ½-½ 44 C53 Giuoco Piano
Carlsen, Magnus - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 33 E67 King's Indian Fianchetto
Kramnik, Vladimir - Aronian, Levon 0-1 56 C50 Giuoco Piano
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 74 A20 English Opening
Round 7 (June 30, 2017)
Giri, Anish - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 42 E91 King's Indian Classical
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - So, Wesley ½-½ 40 A35 English Symmetrical
Aronian, Levon - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 41 E18 Queens Indian
Anand, Viswanathan - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 80 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Jobava, Baadur - Kramnik, Vladimir 0-1 44 D53 Queens Gambit
Round 8 (June 30, 2017)
So, Wesley - Aronian, Levon 1-0 85 A07 Barcza System
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 50 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Carlsen, Magnus - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 61 A20 English Opening
Kramnik, Vladimir - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 51 B66 Sicilian Rauzer
Jobava, Baadur - Giri, Anish ½-½ 84 A45 Trompowsky
Round 9 (June 30, 2017)
Giri, Anish - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 54 A13 Reti Opening
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 29 C45 Scotch Game
Aronian, Levon - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0 88 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Anand, Viswanathan - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 49 C10 French Rubinstein
Ivanchuk, Vassily - So, Wesley ½-½ 33 D56 Queens Gambit Lasker's Defence

GCT Blitz YourNextMove (10 players 18 Rds DRR Indiv TC: 5m+3spm) - Games in PGN: Games Blitz

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GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (BEL), 28 vi-2 vii 2017 cat. XXII (2778)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2832 * * 0 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 14.5 3022
2. Giri, Anish g NED 2771 1 ½ * * ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 10.0 2821
3. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2796 0 0 ½ ½ * * 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 10.0 2818
4. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2808 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 1 * * ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 0 9.5 2795
5. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2793 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ * * ½ 1 1 0 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 9.5 2796
6. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2732 0 0 ½ 1 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 * * 1 0 0 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 9.0 2782
7. Ivanchuk, Vassily g UKR 2738 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 0 1 0 1 * * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 8.5 2760
8. So, Wesley g USA 2812 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ * * 1 0 1 1 8.5 2752
9. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2786 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 1 * * 1 ½ 8.0 2733
10. Jobava, Baadur g GEO 2707 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ * * 2.5 2476
Round 1 (July 1, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Aronian, Levon 1-0 50 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Kramnik, Vladimir - Giri, Anish 1-0 38 D12 Slav Defence
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 39 A20 English Opening
So, Wesley - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 32 D16 Slav Lasker/Smyslov
Anand, Viswanathan - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 54 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 2 (July 1, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 42 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 67 D84 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Aronian, Levon - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 27 A27 English Dutch System
So, Wesley - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 23 A13 Reti Opening
Jobava, Baadur - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 46 A45 Trompowsky
Round 3 (July 1, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 60 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Kramnik, Vladimir - So, Wesley ½-½ 36 C53 Giuoco Piano
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 26 C22 Centre Gambit
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Giri, Anish 0-1 56 A10 Dutch, QI and KID Systems
Anand, Viswanathan - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 43 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 4 (July 1, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 22 A45 Trompowsky
Giri, Anish - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 41 D84 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
So, Wesley - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 32 D42 Semi-Tarrasch Defence
Anand, Viswanathan - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 70 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Jobava, Baadur - Aronian, Levon 0-1 29 D00 Queen's Pawn Game
Round 5 (July 1, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Anand, Viswanathan 0-1 50 B10 Caro Kann
Kramnik, Vladimir - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 66 A07 Barcza System
Aronian, Levon - Giri, Anish 1-0 56 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 19 C22 Centre Gambit
Ivanchuk, Vassily - So, Wesley ½-½ 36 E54 Nimzo Indian
Round 6 (July 1, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Aronian, Levon 1-0 60 A45 Trompowsky
Kramnik, Vladimir - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0 43 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
So, Wesley - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 58 A04 Dutch System
Anand, Viswanathan - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 32 C50 Giuoco Piano
Jobava, Baadur - Giri, Anish 0-1 36 A45 Trompowsky
Round 7 (July 1, 2017)
Giri, Anish - Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 36 E01 Catalan
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 61 C42 Petroff's Defence
Aronian, Levon - So, Wesley ½-½ 35 D38 QGD Ragozin
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 41 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 29 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 8 (July 1, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Ivanchuk, Vassily 1-0 54 B07 Pirc Defence
Kramnik, Vladimir - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 35 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
So, Wesley - Giri, Anish 0-1 32 D17 Slav Defence
Anand, Viswanathan - Aronian, Levon 1-0 38 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Jobava, Baadur - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 29 B23 Sicilian Closed
Round 9 (July 1, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - So, Wesley 1-0 41 D00 Queen's Pawn Game
Giri, Anish - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 29 C50 Giuoco Piano
Aronian, Levon - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 80 A14 Reti Opening
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0 66 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Jobava, Baadur ½-½ 30 D10 Slav Defence
Round 10 (July 2, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 29 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Giri, Anish - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 47 A14 Reti Opening
Aronian, Levon - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 43 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 75 B01 Centre Counter
Jobava, Baadur - So, Wesley 0-1 37 B23 Sicilian Closed
Round 11 (July 2, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Giri, Anish ½-½ 51 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Kramnik, Vladimir - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 29 C55 Two Knights Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Jobava, Baadur ½-½ 41 A07 Barcza System
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Aronian, Levon 1-0 25 C89 Ruy Lopez Marshall
Anand, Viswanathan - So, Wesley 1-0 41 C50 Giuoco Piano
Round 12 (July 2, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0 48 A20 English Opening
Giri, Anish - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 30 A04 Dutch System
Aronian, Levon - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 34 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
So, Wesley - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 42 D55 Queens Gambit Old Lasker Variation
Jobava, Baadur - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 30 C53 Giuoco Piano
Round 13 (July 2, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - So, Wesley 1-0 58 A01 Larsen Opening
Kramnik, Vladimir - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 31 B10 Caro Kann
Aronian, Levon - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 45 E91 King's Indian Classical
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Giri, Anish 1-0 67 C45 Scotch Game
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 39 C20 Unusual Moves
Round 14 (July 2, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 34 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Giri, Anish - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 61 D34 Tarrasch Defence, Main Line
So, Wesley - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 54 C55 Two Knights Defence
Anand, Viswanathan - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 31 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
Jobava, Baadur - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 58 C53 Giuoco Piano
Round 15 (July 2, 2017)
Giri, Anish - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 30 A49 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Kramnik, Vladimir 0-1 73 C44 Scotch Gambit
Aronian, Levon - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 50 E11 Bogo Indian Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - So, Wesley ½-½ 48 C45 Scotch Game
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 53 C20 Unusual Moves
Round 16 (July 2, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Giri, Anish ½-½ 38 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Kramnik, Vladimir - Ivanchuk, Vassily ½-½ 62 A05 Various
So, Wesley - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 43 D39 QGD Ragozin
Anand, Viswanathan - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 61 B06 Modern Defence
Jobava, Baadur - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 0-1 65 B23 Sicilian Closed
Round 17 (July 2, 2017)
Carlsen, Magnus - Jobava, Baadur 1-0 44 C01 French Exchange
Giri, Anish - So, Wesley ½-½ 32 A35 English Symmetrical
Aronian, Levon - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 34 A21 English Opening
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 53 C45 Scotch Game
Ivanchuk, Vassily - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0 38 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Round 18 (July 2, 2017)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 54 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Kramnik, Vladimir - Aronian, Levon ½-½ 32 A14 Reti Opening
So, Wesley - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 32 B56 Sicilian Defence
Anand, Viswanathan - Giri, Anish ½-½ 34 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Jobava, Baadur - Ivanchuk, Vassily 0-1 40 C55 Two Knights Defence

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