Dortmund Sparkassen 2018 14 – 22 Jul 2018, Dortmund (Germany)

Dortmund Sparkassen 2018 14 – 22 Jul 2018, Dortmund (Germany)

LIVE GAMES Start 15.07.2018 ca. 15:30 MES

The annual Sparkassen Chess Meeting takes place from 14-22 July 2018 in the “Orchesterzentrum NRW” in Dortmund, Germany. The eight-player round-robin field is headed by Vladimir Kramnik and Anish Giri.

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Players receive 100 minutes for 40 moves, then 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds per move starting from move one. Official site: www.sparkassen-chess-meeting.de


Runde 1, 14. Juli, 15 Uhr 
Wojtaszek – Meier
Kramnik – Nisipeanu
Duda – Kovalev
Nepomniachtchi – Giri



Runde 2, 15. Juli, 15 Uhr
Meier – Giri
Kovalev – Nepomniachtchi
Nisipeanu – Duda
Wojtaszek – Kramnik



Runde 3, 17. Juli, 15 Uhr 
Kramnik – Meier
Duda – Wojtaszek
Nepomniachtchi – Nisipeanu
Giri – Kovalev



Runde 4, 18. Juli, 15 Uhr 
Meier – Kovalev
Nisipeanu- Giri
Wojtaszek – Nepomniachtchi
Kramnik – Duda



Runde 5, 20. Juli, 15 Uhr 
Duda – Meier
Nepomniachtchi – Kramnik
Giri – Wojtaszek
Kovalev – Nisipeanu



Runde 6, 21. Juli, 15 Uhr 
Meier – Nisipeanu
Wojtaszek – Kovalev
Kramnik – Giri
Duda – Nepomniachtchi



Runde 7, 22. Juli, 13 Uhr 
Nepomniachtchi – Meier
Giri – Duda
Kovalev – Kramnik
Nisipeanu – Wojtaszek

46th Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting 2018 (Dortmund GER)
Sat 14th Jul 2018 – Sun 22nd Jul 2018 – Official Site

46th GM 2018 (8 players 7 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) – Games in PGN: Games |

46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (GER), 14-22 vii 2018 cat. XIX (2720)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2757 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 5 2872
2. Duda, Jan-Krzysztof g POL 2737 ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 0 1 4 2767
3. Giri, Anish g NED 2782 ½ ½ * 0 ½ ½ 1 1 4 2760
4. Kovalev, Vladislav g BLR 2655 ½ ½ 1 * ½ ½ ? ½ 2775
5. Meier, Georg g GER 2628 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 2732
6. Wojtaszek, Radoslaw g POL 2733 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 3 2667
7. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2792 0 1 0 ? ½ ½ * ½ 2661
8. Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter g GER 2672 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 2496
Round 1 (July 14, 2018)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Giri, Anish ½-½ 60 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½ 72 E52 Nimzo Indian
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw – Meier, Georg ½-½ 31 A10 Dutch, QI and KID Systems
Kramnik, Vladimir – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter ½-½ 46 D35 QGD Exchange
Round 2 (July 15, 2018)
Kovalev, Vladislav – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 90 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Meier, Georg – Giri, Anish ½-½ 28 A14 Reti Opening
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw – Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 47 E21 Nimzo Indian 4.Nf3
Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 0-1 32 B52 Sicilian Rossolimo
Round 3 (July 17, 2018)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter 1-0 50 D36 QGD Exchange
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 1-0 40 A45 Trompowsky
Giri, Anish – Kovalev, Vladislav 0-1 73 B29 Sicilian Defence
Kramnik, Vladimir – Meier, Georg ½-½ 49 C10 French Rubinstein
Round 4 (July 18, 2018)
Meier, Georg – Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½ 40 E06 Catalan
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 42 D02 Queen’s Pawn Game
Kramnik, Vladimir – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 1-0 37 A29 English Four Knights
Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter – Giri, Anish 0-1 56 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2
Round 5 (July 20, 2018)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 41 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Meier, Georg ½-½ 33 A13 Reti Opening
Giri, Anish – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 57 A13 Reti Opening
Kovalev, Vladislav – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter ½-½ 62 C07 French Tarrasch
Round 6 (July 21, 2018)
Duda, Jan-Krzysztof – Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 58 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Meier, Georg – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter 1-0 49 E06 Catalan
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw – Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½ 47 E06 Catalan
Kramnik, Vladimir – Giri, Anish 0-1 64 D05 Colle System
Round 7 (July 22, 2018)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian – Meier, Georg 1-0 27 C10 French Rubinstein
Giri, Anish – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof ½-½ 47 B08 Pirc Defence
Kovalev, Vladislav – Kramnik, Vladimir * 92 C44 Scotch Gambit
Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 34 D38 QGD Ragozin