Gashimov Memorial 2018, 18 – 28 Apr 2018, Shamkir (Azerbaijan)

Gashimov Memorial 2018, 18 - 28 Apr 2018, Shamkir (Azerbaijan)

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04/28/2018

Shamkir Chess 2018 is a 10-player single round-robin held in memory of Vugar Gashimov. The 5th edition of the tournament in Shamkir, Azerbaijan runs from 19-28 April 2018 and features World Champion Magnus Carlsen and the winner for the last two years, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The total prize fund is €100,000, with €25,000 for first place.
Players receive 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for the next 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30 seconds per move increment starting from move 61. A rapid playoff will take place in case of a tie for first place. Official website: shamkirchess.com

Carlsen, Mamedyarov, Kramnik, Giri, Ding Liren, Karjakin, Topalov, Radjabov, Mamedov R

The 5th Vugar Gashimov Memorial takes place in Shamkir 19th to 28th April 2018. Players: Magnus Carlsen, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Ding Liren, Sergey Karjakin, Veselin Topalov, Teimour Radjabov, Rauf Mamedov plus one more.

5th Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2018 (Shamkir AZE) Thu 19th Apr 2018 - Sat 28th Apr 2018 - Official Site

Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC:120m:60m:15m+30spm(61))

Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 Shamkir AZE (AZE), 19-28 iv 2018 cat. XXI (2768)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2843 * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 6 2884
2. Ding, Liren g CHN 2778 ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 2846
3. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2778 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 5 2809
4. Radjabov, Teimour g AZE 2748 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 2770
5. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2814 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 0 1 2762
6. Wojtaszek, Radoslaw g POL 2744 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ 2770
7. Giri, Anish g NED 2777 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 2767
8. Mamedov, Rauf g AZE 2704 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 4 2732
9. Topalov, Veselin g FID 2749 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 0 ½ ½ * 1 4 2727
10. Navara, David g CZE 2745 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 * 2604
Round 1 (April 19, 2018)
Ding, Liren - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 67 A29 English Four Knights
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 41 E61 King's Indian Defence
Giri, Anish - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 27 E35 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Topalov, Veselin - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 43 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Navara, David - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 39 B35 Sicilian Defence
Round 2 (April 20, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Navara, David ½-½ 50 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Karjakin, Sergey - Ding, Liren ½-½ 27 C50 Giuoco Piano
Radjabov, Teimour - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 38 D19 Slav Defence
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 31 E04 Catalan
Topalov, Veselin - Giri, Anish ½-½ 49 A28 English Four Knights
Round 3 (April 21, 2018)
Ding, Liren - Topalov, Veselin ½-½ 57 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 39 E37 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Giri, Anish - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 40 C01 French Exchange
Mamedov, Rauf - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 51 B09 Pirc Defence
Navara, David - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 27 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Round 4 (April 22, 2018)
Karjakin, Sergey - Navara, David ½-½ 43 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Radjabov, Teimour - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 19 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 41 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Giri, Anish - Ding, Liren ½-½ 69 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Topalov, Veselin - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 42 C80 Ruy Lopez Open
Round 5 (April 23, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 1-0 31 B23 Sicilian Closed
Ding, Liren - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 40 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Giri, Anish ½-½ 40 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Mamedov, Rauf - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 35 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Navara, David - Topalov, Veselin 0-1 53 A07 Barcza System
Round 6 (April 25, 2018)
Ding, Liren - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 37 D60 Queens Gambit
Karjakin, Sergey - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 30 C89 Ruy Lopez Marshall
Radjabov, Teimour - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw ½-½ 35 B97 Sicilian Najdorf
Giri, Anish - Navara, David 1-0 28 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Topalov, Veselin - Mamedov, Rauf ½-½ 41 B33 Sicilian Sveshnikov
Round 7 (April 26, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Topalov, Veselin 1-0 56 A28 English Four Knights
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 36 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 46 E00 Catalan
Mamedov, Rauf - Giri, Anish ½-½ 39 C42 Petroff's Defence
Navara, David - Ding, Liren 0-1 36 C90 Ruy Lopez
Round 8 (April 27, 2018)
Ding, Liren - Mamedov, Rauf 1-0 42 D34 Tarrasch Defence, Main Line
Radjabov, Teimour - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 40 D47 Queens Gambit Meran
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Navara, David 1-0 42 D90 Gruenfeld Flohr
Giri, Anish - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 43 A29 English Four Knights
Topalov, Veselin - Wojtaszek, Radoslaw 0-1 35 C78 Ruy Lopez Moeller Defence
Round 9 (April 28, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Ding, Liren ½-½ 27 C48 Four Knights Rubinstein
Karjakin, Sergey - Topalov, Veselin 1-0 49 C50 Giuoco Piano
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Giri, Anish ½-½ 32 E06 Catalan
Mamedov, Rauf - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 27 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Navara, David - Radjabov, Teimour ½-½ 23 B30 Sicilian Rossolimo
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