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Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017 (Games and Results)

Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017

The Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge took place 12th to 17th April 2017. Players: Nakamura, Svidler, Anand, Nepomniachtchi, Kramnik, Gelfand, Oparin and Pelletier. Fast time control of 45m+30spm for the first 7 rounds and then a final day of games at 10 minutes and 5 seconds a move. Hikaru Nakamura took clear first above Ian Nepomniachtchi in the combined standings.

Final combined standings: 1st Hikaru Nakamura 15pts/21, 2nd Ian Nepomniachtchi 14pts, 3rd Viswanathan Anand 13.5pts, 4th Peter Svidler 12pts 5th Vladimir Kramnik 11pts 6th Boris Gelfand 9pts, 7th Grigoriy Oparin 5.5pts, 8th Yannick Pelletier 4pts

Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017 (Zurich SUI)
Thu 13th Apr 2017 - Mon 17th Apr 2017 - Official Site - Live

Zurich Korchnoi CC 2017 (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC:45m+30spm) - Games in PGN: PGN Classical

Zurich Korchnoi CC Blitz (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC:10m+5spm) - Games in PGN: Games

6th Zurich Opening Blitz (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC:4m+2spm) - Games in PGN: Opening Blitz

Zurich Korchnoi Open 2017 (7 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:90m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Open

Anand-Skvortsov 2017 (2 players 1 Rds Match Indiv TC:40m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Exhibition

Zurich Korchnoi CC 2017 (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 45m+30spm) - Games in PGN: PGN Classical

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Zurich Korchnoi CC 2017 Zurich SUI (SUI), 13-17 iv 2017 cat. XIX (2720)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2793 * 1 ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 5 2867
2. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2751 0 * 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 5 2873
3. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2786 ½ 0 * 0 1 1 1 1 2812
4. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2811 ½ ½ 1 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 4 2756
5. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2747 1 ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ 1 4 2765
6. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2724 0 0 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ 2617
7. Pelletier, Yannick g SUI 2541 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 * ½ 2515
8. Oparin, Grigoriy g RUS 2604 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 2506
Round 1 (April 13, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Pelletier, Yannick 1-0 48 A07 Barcza System
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 49 B46 Sicilian Paulsen
Kramnik, Vladimir - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 38 A30 English Symmetrical
Gelfand, Boris - Oparin, Grigoriy ½-½ 31 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Round 2 (April 14, 2017)
Anand, Viswanathan - Pelletier, Yannick 1-0 39 C11 French Defence
Kramnik, Vladimir - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 58 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Svidler, Peter - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 23 A04 Dutch System
Oparin, Grigoriy - Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 54 C53 Giuoco Piano
Round 3 (April 14, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Svidler, Peter 0-1 49 A36 English Botvinnik
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 41 A35 English Symmetrical
Gelfand, Boris - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 47 D35 QGD Exchange
Pelletier, Yannick - Oparin, Grigoriy ½-½ 49 A13 Reti Opening
Round 4 (April 15, 2017)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Gelfand, Boris 1-0 37 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Anand, Viswanathan - Oparin, Grigoriy 1-0 42 C95 Ruy Lopez Breyer
Kramnik, Vladimir - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 63 D05 Colle System
Svidler, Peter - Pelletier, Yannick ½-½ 38 A07 Barcza System
Round 5 (April 15, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 35 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Gelfand, Boris - Anand, Viswanathan 0-1 36 A37 English Symmetrical
Pelletier, Yannick - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 34 E06 Catalan
Oparin, Grigoriy - Svidler, Peter 0-1 40 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Round 6 (April 16, 2017)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Pelletier, Yannick 1-0 43 A30 English Symmetrical
Anand, Viswanathan - Svidler, Peter 1-0 32 B45 Sicilian Classical
Kramnik, Vladimir - Oparin, Grigoriy ½-½ 61 D05 Colle System
Gelfand, Boris - Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 44 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Round 7 (April 16, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 30 A30 English Symmetrical
Svidler, Peter - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 30 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Pelletier, Yannick - Gelfand, Boris 0-1 23 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Oparin, Grigoriy - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 28 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation

Zurich Korchnoi CC Blitz (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 10m+5spm) - Games in PGN: Games

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Zurich Korchnoi CC Blitz Zurich SUI (SUI), 13-17 iv 2017 cat. XIX (2720)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2793 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 5 2867
2. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2786 ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 2812
3. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2751 ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 0 1 4 2765
4. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2747 ½ ½ ½ * ½ 0 1 1 4 2765
5. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2724 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ 1 4 2769
6. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2811 0 ½ 0 1 0 * 1 ½ 3 2656
7. Oparin, Grigoriy g RUS 2604 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 0 * ½ 2634
8. Pelletier, Yannick g SUI 2541 0 0 0 0 0 ½ ½ * 1 2436
Round 1 (April 17, 2017)
Anand, Viswanathan - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 23 C53 Giuoco Piano
Svidler, Peter - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 31 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Oparin, Grigoriy - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 40 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Pelletier, Yannick - Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 67 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Round 2 (April 17, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Oparin, Grigoriy 1-0 21 A05 Various
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 79 D36 QGD Exchange
Gelfand, Boris - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 47 A34 English Symmetrical
Pelletier, Yannick - Anand, Viswanathan 0-1 38 E15 Queens Indian
Round 3 (April 17, 2017)
Anand, Viswanathan - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 36 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Svidler, Peter - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 48 A07 Barcza System
Kramnik, Vladimir - Gelfand, Boris 0-1 45 D04 Queen's Pawn Game
Oparin, Grigoriy - Pelletier, Yannick ½-½ 39 A07 Barcza System
Round 4 (April 17, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 76 A07 Barcza System
Gelfand, Boris - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 49 A34 English Symmetrical
Oparin, Grigoriy - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 31 C53 Giuoco Piano
Pelletier, Yannick - Svidler, Peter 0-1 26 A88 Dutch Leningrad
Round 5 (April 17, 2017)
Anand, Viswanathan - Gelfand, Boris 1-0 54 B67 Sicilian Rauzer
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 19 C50 Giuoco Piano
Svidler, Peter - Oparin, Grigoriy 1-0 35 A05 Various
Kramnik, Vladimir - Pelletier, Yannick ½-½ 46 D05 Colle System
Round 6 (April 17, 2017)
Nakamura, Hikaru - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 41 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Svidler, Peter - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 17 A07 Barcza System
Oparin, Grigoriy - Kramnik, Vladimir 0-1 38 A07 Barcza System
Pelletier, Yannick - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 54 A34 English Symmetrical
Round 7 (April 17, 2017)
Anand, Viswanathan - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 26 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Oparin, Grigoriy 0-1 59 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Gelfand, Boris - Pelletier, Yannick 1-0 32 E21 Nimzo Indian 4.Nf3
Kramnik, Vladimir - Svidler, Peter 1-0 38 D05 Colle System

6th Zurich Opening Blitz (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 4m+2spm) - Games in PGN: Opening Blitz

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6th Zurich Opening Blitz Zurich SUI Thu 13th Apr 2017 - Mon 17th Apr 2017
Leading Final Round 7 Standings:
RkNameFEDRtgPtsTB1
1Hikaru NakamuraUSA27934.518.00
2Boris GelfandISR27244.516.25
3Vladimir KramnikRUS28114.015.75
4Ian NepomniachtchiRUS27513.513.50
5Viswanathan AnandIND27863.512.00
6Grigoryi OparinRUS26043.09.75
7Peter SvidlerRUS27472.57.25
8Yannick PelletierSUI25432.56.25
8 players

Zurich Korchnoi Open 2017 (7 Rds Swiss Indiv TC: 90m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Open

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Zurich Korchnoi Open 2017 Zurich SUI Thu 13th Apr 2017 - Mon 17th Apr 2017
Leading Final Round 7 Standings:
RkSNoNameTiFEDRtgPtsTB1TB2TB3
12Safarli EltajGMAZE26805.532.0200.022.5
25Motylev AlexanderGMRUS26585.531.0205.023.0
34Rakhmanov AleksandrGMRUS26655.530.0205.521.5
46Berkes FerencGMHUN26485.530.0200.022.0
57Guseinov GadirGMAZE26435.529.0199.521.0
63Van Wely LoekGMNED26695.033.0206.023.5
710Bauer ChristianGMFRA26195.033.0198.524.0
814Zhigalko AndreyGMBLR25775.032.5186.523.0
912Hera Imre (junior)GMHUN26085.031.5203.523.0
109Ivanisevic IvanGMSRB26335.031.5197.023.0
1115Martirosyan Haik M.IMARM25155.027.5185.019.5
121Shirov AlexeiGMLAT26935.027.0184.020.0
1313Tregubov Pavel V.GMRUS25794.531.5188.524.0
1416Pavlovic MilosGMSRB24954.531.0188.022.0
158Romanov EvgenyGMRUS26404.530.0191.022.0
1611Perunovic MilosGMSRB26114.529.0179.520.5
1717Esipenko AndreyFMRUS24924.528.5190.021.0
1832Wyss JonasFMSUI22464.525.5174.518.0
1918Jenni FlorianGMSUI24724.524.5186.518.0
2024Klundt KlausIMGER23144.524.0178.517.5
2141Golubeva OksanaWFMRUS21544.522.0179.014.5
2228Barle JanezIMSLO22904.521.0172.515.0
2322Lazarev VladimirGMFRA23734.028.5187.521.0
2430Rüetschi UrsFMSUI22664.028.5182.020.0
2519Miezis NormundsGMLAT24684.028.0181.020.5
2620Moor RogerIMSUI23974.027.5170.519.0
2721Ballmann MartinIMSUI23954.026.5190.519.0
2827Weinzettl ErnstIMAUT22944.025.5181.518.0
2942Zenker UlrichFMGER21504.024.5180.518.5
3051Schmid ChristophSUI21134.024.5141.517.5
3134Salzgeber FrankSUI22114.024.0163.517.0
3225Huss AndreasIMSUI23134.023.5179.016.5
3354Toenz ArthurFRA21074.023.0173.017.0
3437Levrand RolandSUI21594.020.5166.513.5
3543Jovanovic SladjanSUI21413.527.5166.519.5
3640Reinwald PatrickAUT21553.527.0171.519.0
3733Georges SachaFMSUI22183.527.0170.019.5
3826Kolbus DietmarIMGER23083.525.5176.017.5
3929Ganaus HannesIMAUT22893.525.5167.019.5
4049Stehli MartinSUI21173.523.0171.016.0
4123Aeschbach PhilippFMSUI23263.522.5180.015.0
4256Gass UlrichGER20803.522.5164.516.0
4335Drechsler ChristophSUI21963.522.5159.515.5
4431Friedrich NorbertFMGER22503.522.0176.015.0
4539Tueckmantel ReneGER21563.519.5171.513.0
4652Giesinger EliasSUI21113.026.0167.518.5
4745Borner DanielFMSUI21383.025.5171.018.0
4844Fischer DanielSUI21413.025.0170.017.0
4955Leutwyler MathiasSUI20973.024.5165.018.5
5058Portmann DanielSUI20543.023.5163.016.5
80 players

Anand-Skvortsov 2017 (2 players 1 Rds Match Indiv TC: 40m+10spm) - Games in PGN: Exhibition

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