Champions Showdown Chess 9LX 2020, Saint Louis INFO LIIVE RESULTS PGN

Champions Showdown Chess 9LX 2020, Saint Louis INFO LIIVE RESULTS PGN

The Champions Showdown 9LX takes place in Saint Louis 11th to 13th September 2019. This year the format is a 10 player Round Robin. Magnus Carlsen is the top seed and he plays against Garry Kasparov for the first time since 2004. Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, Wesley So, Leinier Dominguez Perez, Hikaru Nakamura, Alireza Firouzja and Peter Svidler. They areusing a version of the Chess 960 variant in this rapid tournament. I don’t have software that can display these games on my website but will produce a PGN file after each day.

Saint Louis Rapid 2020 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 25m+5spm) – Games in PGN: Rapid Games

aint Louis Rapid 2020 lichess.org INT (INT), 15-19 ix 2020 cat. XXI (2763)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. So, Wesley g USA 2770 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 2928
2. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2863 ½ * 0 0 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 6 2876
3. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2784 ½ 1 * ½ 1 1 ½ 0 0 ½ 5 2803
4. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2777 ½ 1 ½ * ½ 0 0 1 1 ½ 5 2804
5. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2736 ½ 0 0 ½ * ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 2766
6. Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2732 0 0 0 1 ½ * ½ 1 1 ½ 2766
7. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2773 0 0 ½ 1 0 ½ * ½ 1 1 2761
8. Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2709 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 0 ½ * ½ ½ 2689
9. Dominguez Perez, Leinier g USA 2758 0 0 1 0 ½ 0 0 ½ * 1 3 2638
10. Firouzja, Alireza g FID 2728 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 * 2600
Round 1 (September 15, 2020)
So, Wesley – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 67 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
Grischuk, Alexander – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 33 A35 English Symmetrical
Nakamura, Hikaru – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 34 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Harikrishna, Pentala 0-1 51 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Firouzja, Alireza – Aronian, Levon 0-1 40 D78 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Round 2 (September 15, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 38 A20 English Opening
Nakamura, Hikaru – So, Wesley ½-½ 21 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Harikrishna, Pentala – Firouzja, Alireza ½-½ 32 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Aronian, Levon – Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 68 E20 Nimzo Indian
Xiong, Jeffery – Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 27 C82 Ruy Lopez Open Italian Variation
Round 3 (September 15, 2020)
So, Wesley – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 49 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 56 C44 Scotch Gambit
Grischuk, Alexander – Harikrishna, Pentala 0-1 40 D44 Anti-Meran Gambit
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 58 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Firouzja, Alireza – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 45 A07 Barcza System
Round 4 (September 16, 2020)
So, Wesley – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 36 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Carlsen, Magnus – Aronian, Levon 1-0 34 D97 Gruenfeld Russian
Nakamura, Hikaru – Firouzja, Alireza 1-0 46 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Harikrishna, Pentala – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 45 B53 Sicilian Hungarian
Xiong, Jeffery – Grischuk, Alexander 0-1 59 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Round 5 (September 16, 2020)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 21 B04 Alekhine’s Defence
Grischuk, Alexander – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 22 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Aronian, Levon – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 58 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 41 C41 Philidor’s Defence
Firouzja, Alireza – So, Wesley ½-½ 20 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Round 6 (September 16, 2020)
So, Wesley – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 21 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Carlsen, Magnus – Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 31 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Nakamura, Hikaru – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 59 B50 Sicilian Defence
Xiong, Jeffery – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 32 D92 Gruenfeld 5.Bf4
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Firouzja, Alireza 1-0 27 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 7 (September 17, 2020)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – So, Wesley ½-½ 25 C24 Bishop’s Opening
Grischuk, Alexander – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 79 E04 Catalan
Harikrishna, Pentala – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 66 B06 Modern Defence
Aronian, Levon – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 66 E47 Nimzo Indian
Firouzja, Alireza – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 26 E20 Nimzo Indian
Round 8 (September 17, 2020)
So, Wesley – Aronian, Levon 1-0 73 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Carlsen, Magnus – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 62 C19 French Winawer
Nakamura, Hikaru – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 56 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 21 C02 French Advance
Firouzja, Alireza – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 27 C53 Giuoco Piano
Round 9 (September 17, 2020)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Firouzja, Alireza ½-½ 24 B10 Caro Kann
Grischuk, Alexander – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 46 B75 Sicilian Modern Dragon
Harikrishna, Pentala – So, Wesley 0-1 69 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Aronian, Levon – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 33 C50 Giuoco Piano
Xiong, Jeffery – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 30 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2

Saint Louis Blitz 2020 (10 players 18 Rds DRR Indiv TC: 5m+3spm) – Games in PGN: Blitz Games

Saint Louis Blitz 2020 lichess.org INT (INT), 15-19 ix 2020 cat. XXI (2763)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2863 * * 1 0 ½ 1 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 1 1 ½ 12.0 2876
2. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2736 0 1 * * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 12.0 2891
3. So, Wesley g USA 2770 ½ 0 ½ ½ * * ½ 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 11.0 2842
4. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2773 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 * * 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 1 ½ ½ 9.5 2782
5. Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2709 0 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 ½ * * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 0 0 0 ½ 8.5 2748
6. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2777 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * * ½ 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 ½ 8.5 2740
7. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2784 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 * * 0 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 8.0 2717
8. Firouzja, Alireza g FID 2728 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 1 0 * * 1 1 ½ 1 7.5 2709
9. Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2732 1 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ 0 1 1 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 0 * * 0 ½ 6.5 2664
10. Dominguez Perez, Leinier g USA 2758 0 ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 1 ½ * * 6.5 2661
Round 1 (September 18, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 49 A22 English Opening
Aronian, Levon – Firouzja, Alireza 1-0 40 E73 King’s Indian Averbakh
Xiong, Jeffery – So, Wesley 1-0 66 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 95 A01 Larsen Opening
Harikrishna, Pentala – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 0-1 27 A13 Reti Opening
Round 2 (September 18, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 36 B46 Sicilian Paulsen
Nakamura, Hikaru – Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 49 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
So, Wesley – Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 33 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Firouzja, Alireza – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 34 B08 Pirc Defence
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 42 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 3 (September 18, 2020)
Aronian, Levon – So, Wesley ½-½ 57 C50 Giuoco Piano
Xiong, Jeffery – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 50 C45 Scotch Game
Grischuk, Alexander – Firouzja, Alireza ½-½ 71 D02 Queen’s Pawn Game
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 40 A01 Larsen Opening
Harikrishna, Pentala – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 63 B50 Sicilian Defence
Round 4 (September 18, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Aronian, Levon 1-0 80 A22 English Opening
Nakamura, Hikaru – Firouzja, Alireza 1-0 56 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
So, Wesley – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 44 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Xiong, Jeffery – Harikrishna, Pentala 0-1 18 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Grischuk, Alexander 0-1 31 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Round 5 (September 18, 2020)
Aronian, Levon – Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 30 A57 Volga Gambit
Grischuk, Alexander – So, Wesley ½-½ 24 E06 Catalan
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 51 A01 Larsen Opening
Firouzja, Alireza – Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 77 C82 Ruy Lopez Open Italian Variation
Harikrishna, Pentala – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 22 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 6 (September 18, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 30 D38 QGD Ragozin
Nakamura, Hikaru – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 43 C77 Ruy Lopez Anderssen
So, Wesley – Firouzja, Alireza ½-½ 33 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Xiong, Jeffery – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 83 C47 Four Knights
Harikrishna, Pentala – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 82 A49 King’s Indian Defence /c2-c4
Round 7 (September 18, 2020)
Aronian, Levon – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 20 E06 Catalan
Grischuk, Alexander – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 42 B06 Modern Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 117 A01 Larsen Opening
Firouzja, Alireza – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 70 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – So, Wesley ½-½ 37 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 8 (September 18, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 79 D02 Queen’s Pawn Game
Nakamura, Hikaru – So, Wesley ½-½ 28 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Aronian, Levon – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 23 D84 Gruenfeld 4.Bf4
Xiong, Jeffery – Firouzja, Alireza 1-0 58 A46 Queen’s Pawn Opening
Harikrishna, Pentala – Grischuk, Alexander 0-1 48 A49 King’s Indian Defence /c2-c4
Round 9 (September 18, 2020)
So, Wesley – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 30 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Grischuk, Alexander – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 47 A07 Barcza System
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 31 A01 Larsen Opening
Firouzja, Alireza – Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 35 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 47 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Round 10 (September 19, 2020)
Nakamura, Hikaru – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 23 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
So, Wesley – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 37 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Grischuk, Alexander – Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 43 A48 King’s Indian Defence /c2-c4
Firouzja, Alireza – Aronian, Levon 0-1 47 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 61 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 11 (September 19, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 62 A22 English Opening
So, Wesley – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 14 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Aronian, Levon – Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 70 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Xiong, Jeffery – Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 21 E04 Catalan
Harikrishna, Pentala – Firouzja, Alireza 0-1 34 E21 Nimzo Indian 4.Nf3
Round 12 (September 19, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – So, Wesley 1-0 62 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Grischuk, Alexander – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 45 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Aronian, Levon 0-1 51 A01 Larsen Opening
Firouzja, Alireza – Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 58 B01 Centre Counter
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 61 C75 Ruy Lopez Modern Steinitz
Round 13 (September 19, 2020)
So, Wesley – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 32 A06 Zukertort Opening
Aronian, Levon – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 19 C53 Giuoco Piano
Xiong, Jeffery – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 29 E04 Catalan
Firouzja, Alireza – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 63 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Harikrishna, Pentala – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 27 B53 Sicilian Hungarian
Round 14 (September 19, 2020)
Aronian, Levon – Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 37 B50 Sicilian Defence
Grischuk, Alexander – Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 44 E53 Nimzo Indian
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 23 C24 Bishop’s Opening
Firouzja, Alireza – So, Wesley ½-½ 41 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 31 C60 Ruy Lopez
Round 15 (September 19, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Harikrishna, Pentala 1-0 47 C02 French Advance
Nakamura, Hikaru – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 26 B50 Sicilian Defence
So, Wesley – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 22 E32 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Xiong, Jeffery – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 29 C45 Scotch Game
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Firouzja, Alireza 0-1 49 B67 Sicilian Rauzer
Round 16 (September 19, 2020)
Carlsen, Magnus – Firouzja, Alireza ½-½ 38 B13 Caro Kann Exchange
Nakamura, Hikaru – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 14 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Grischuk, Alexander – Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 50 E48 Nimzo Indian
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – So, Wesley 0-1 29 C26 Vienna Game
Harikrishna, Pentala – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 68 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Round 17 (September 19, 2020)
Nakamura, Hikaru – Harikrishna, Pentala ½-½ 33 B11 Caro Kann Two Knights
So, Wesley – Aronian, Levon 1-0 50 A13 Reti Opening
Xiong, Jeffery – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 35 A01 Larsen Opening
Firouzja, Alireza – Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 55 C28 Vienna Game
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 25 B84 Sicilian Scheveningen
Round 18 (September 19, 2020)
Nakamura, Hikaru – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 52 C20 Unusual Moves
Aronian, Levon – Dominguez Perez, Leinier ½-½ 63 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Grischuk, Alexander – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 14 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Firouzja, Alireza 1-0 32 A01 Larsen Opening
Harikrishna, Pentala – So, Wesley 0-1 43 B50 Sicilian Defence

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