Champions Chess Tour Airthings Masters Dec 26 2020

Champions Chess Tour Airthings Masters

Dec 26 2020

 

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Dec 26, 2020 14:00

Round 2 Dec 26, 2020 15:00

Round 3 Dec 26, 2020 16:00

Round 4 Dec 26, 2020 17:00

Round 5 Dec 27, 2020 14:00

Round 6 Dec 27, 2020 15:00

Round 7 Dec 27, 2020 16:00

Round 8 Dec 27, 2020 17:00

Round 9 Dec 28, 2020 14:00

Round 10 Dec 28, 2020 15:00

Round 11 Dec 28, 2020 16:00

 

Peter Leko is curious to see if the air quality where the players are playing does make a difference… while Tania says she can blame all her mistakes on the Delhi air quality!

Spanish Champion David Anton gained his place in the #AirthingsMasters in a public vote and seems to be doing very well vs. Wesley So in the 1st round!

irthings Masters Prelim chess24.com INT (INT), 26 xii 2020 – 3 i 2021 cat. XXI (2761)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2
1. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2736 * ½ . . . . 1 . ½ ½ . . 2876
2. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2781 ½ * . . . ½ ½ . . . . 1 2879
3. Dubov, Daniil g RUS 2702 . . * ½ . . . ½ . ½ 1 . 2834
4. Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2765 . . ½ * . ½ . . . . 1 ½ 2845
5. So, Wesley g USA 2770 . . . . * ½ ½ . . . ½ 1 2864
6. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2862 . ½ . ½ ½ * . ½ . . . . 2 2762
7. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2777 0 ½ . . ½ . * . 1 . . . 2 2767
8. Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2732 . . ½ . . ½ . * . ½ ½ . 2 2755
9. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2784 ½ . . . . . 0 . * 1 . ½ 2 2765
10. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2784 ½ . ½ . . . . ½ 0 * . . 2651
11. Anton Guijarro, David g ESP 2675 . . 0 0 ½ . . ½ . . * . 1 2549
12. Giri, Anish g NED 2764 . 0 . ½ 0 . . . ½ . . * 1 2582
Round 1 (December 26, 2020)
Dubov, Daniil – Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 36 E06 Catalan
Carlsen, Magnus – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 61 D38 QGD Ragozin
Grischuk, Alexander – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 64 C53 Giuoco Piano
Harikrishna, Pentala – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 27 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Anton Guijarro, David – So, Wesley ½-½ 64 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Giri, Anish – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 42 D90 Gruenfeld Flohr
Round 2 (December 26, 2020)
Aronian, Levon – Giri, Anish 1-0 40 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Radjabov, Teimour – Anton Guijarro, David 1-0 51 D38 QGD Ragozin
So, Wesley – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 32 E92 King’s Indian Classical
Harikrishna, Pentala – Dubov, Daniil ½-½ 39 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Grischuk, Alexander 0-1 59 C53 Giuoco Piano
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 48 C50 Giuoco Piano
Round 3 (December 26, 2020)
Nakamura, Hikaru – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 40 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Dubov, Daniil – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 69 A33 English Symmetrical
Carlsen, Magnus – Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 47 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Grischuk, Alexander – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 18 C53 Giuoco Piano
Anton Guijarro, David – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 45 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Giri, Anish – So, Wesley 0-1 25 A14 Reti Opening
Round 4 (December 26, 2020)
Aronian, Levon – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 35 C70 Ruy Lopez
Dubov, Daniil – Anton Guijarro, David 1-0 44 E04 Catalan
Radjabov, Teimour – Giri, Anish ½-½ 38 D38 QGD Ragozin
So, Wesley – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 38 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Harikrishna, Pentala – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 24 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 69 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation

Carlsen telling NRK that he has spent way more time with opening preparations in 2020 than he did before: “You won’t see the result, and what it has done to me, before a World Championship match”

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