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Sharjah FIDE Grand Prix 2017 (Games and Results)

Sharjah FIDE Grand Prix 2017

The Sharjah FIDE Grand Prix took place 18th to 27th February 2017.

Players: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Ding Liren, Pavel Eljanov, Michael Adams, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk, Li Chao, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Dmitry Jakovenko, Francisco Vallejo Pons, Richard Rapport, Alexander Riazantsev, Saleh Salem, Hou Yifan and Jon-Ludvig Hammer play in this the first of four Grand Prix to decided two Candidates places.

Each Grand Prix is an 18 player 9 round Swiss and players will each appear in three of the four tournaments. Organised by AGON for FIDE.

The remaining players who appear later in the series are: Peter Svidler, Anish Giri, Harikrishna Pentala, Boris Gelfand, Teimour Radjabov and Ernesto Inarkiev.

Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov shared first place after all scored 5.5/9. Although the Grand Prix points (140) and money ($15,667) were the same, reports medals were awarded to the players by the local organisers in the order I give above.

Sharjah Grand Prix 2017 (Sharjah UAE)
Fri 17th Feb 2017 - Tue 28th Feb 2017 - Official Site - Results

Sharjah Grand Prix 2017 (24 players 9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games

Sharjah Grand Prix 2017 (24 players 9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games


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Sharjah Grand Prix 2017 Sharjah UAE Fri 17th Feb 2017 - Tue 28th Feb 2017
Leading Final Round 9 Standings:
19Grischuk AlexanderRUS27425.
21Vachier-Lagrave MaximeFRA27965.
34Mamedyarov ShakhriyarAZE27665.
45Ding LirenCHN27605.
57Adams MichaelENG27515.
612Jakovenko DmitryRUS27095.
73Nakamura HikaruUSA27855.
88Nepomniachtchi IanRUS27495.
914Rapport RichardHUN26924.
106Eljanov PavelUKR27594.
1110Li Chao BCHN27204.
1213Vallejo Pons FranciscoESP27094.
132Aronian LevonARM27854.
1417Hou YifanCHN26514.
1516Salem A.R. SalehUAE26563.
1618Hammer Jon LudvigNOR26283.
1711Tomashevsky EvgenyRUS27113.
1815Riazantsev AlexanderRUS26713.
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