Congratulations to Summer Chess Classic Winners (Groups A, B, and C)

 

Congratulations to Summer Chess Classic Winners (Groups A, B, and C)

The 2019 Summer Chess Classic tournaments were a 6-player double round-robins, held from 18-28 June in the St. Louis Chess Club.

The winners are:

Group A: Vietnam’s Le Quang Liem (2694), scored 6/10, was the 3rd seed after Samuel Shankland and Gawain Jones.

Group B: Russia’s Grigoriy Oparin (2644), scored 6.5/10 and took the title with the last round to spare.

Group C: Latvia’s Arturs Neiksans (2566), also scored 6.5/10, remained undefeated and took clear 1st.

 

2019 Summer Chess Classic – Saint Louis – 2019-06-18 – 28 AZ A csoprt győztese: Le Quang Liem 10/6


Summer Chess Classic-A 2019, Saint Louis

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St Louis Summer A Saint Louis USA (USA), 18-28 vi 2019 cat. XVIII (2694)
1 2 3 4 5 6
1. Le, Quang Liem g VIE 2694 * * 0 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 6 2765
2. Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2684 1 0 * * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 2731
3. Howell, David W L g ENG 2692 ½ ½ ½ 0 * * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 2730
4. Shankland, Sam g USA 2717 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * * 1 ½ ½ ½ 5 2689
5. Swiercz, Dariusz g USA 2667 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * * ½ 1 2663
6. Jones, Gawain C B g ENG 2709 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * * 2580
Round 1 (June 18, 2019)
Shankland, Sam – Howell, David W L 0-1 85 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Swiercz, Dariusz – Le, Quang Liem ½-½ 27 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Jones, Gawain C B – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 48 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Round 2 (June 19, 2019)
Xiong, Jeffery – Le, Quang Liem 1-0 42 D38 QGD Ragozin
Howell, David W L – Swiercz, Dariusz ½-½ 38 A20 English Opening
Jones, Gawain C B – Shankland, Sam ½-½ 41 C07 French Tarrasch
Round 3 (June 20, 2019)
Le, Quang Liem – Howell, David W L ½-½ 110 C50 Giuoco Piano
Shankland, Sam – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 49 A20 English Opening
Swiercz, Dariusz – Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 60 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Round 4 (June 21, 2019)
Le, Quang Liem – Shankland, Sam ½-½ 30 C50 Giuoco Piano
Howell, David W L – Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 79 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Swiercz, Dariusz – Xiong, Jeffery ½-½ 36 B06 Modern Defence
Round 5 (June 22, 2019)
Xiong, Jeffery – Howell, David W L ½-½ 35 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Shankland, Sam – Swiercz, Dariusz 1-0 100 A13 Reti Opening
Jones, Gawain C B – Le, Quang Liem ½-½ 81 B31 Sicilian Rossolimo
Round 6 (June 24, 2019)
Le, Quang Liem – Swiercz, Dariusz 1-0 56 A28 English Four Knights
Xiong, Jeffery – Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 56 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Howell, David W L – Shankland, Sam ½-½ 29 A35 English Symmetrical
Round 7 (June 25, 2019)
Le, Quang Liem – Xiong, Jeffery 1-0 27 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Shankland, Sam – Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 86 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Swiercz, Dariusz – Howell, David W L ½-½ 111 E06 Catalan
Round 8 (June 26, 2019)
Xiong, Jeffery – Shankland, Sam ½-½ 44 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Howell, David W L – Le, Quang Liem ½-½ 31 A05 Various
Jones, Gawain C B – Swiercz, Dariusz 0-1 37 B40 Sicilian Classical
Round 9 (June 27, 2019)
Le, Quang Liem – Jones, Gawain C B 1-0 39 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Howell, David W L – Xiong, Jeffery 0-1 39 A07 Barcza System
Swiercz, Dariusz – Shankland, Sam ½-½ 50 D12 Slav Defence
Round 10 (June 28, 2019)
Xiong, Jeffery – Swiercz, Dariusz ½-½ 30 D38 QGD Ragozin
Shankland, Sam – Le, Quang Liem ½-½ 38 E18 Queens Indian
Jones, Gawain C B – Howell, David W L 0-1 74 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin


FINAL

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