Karjakin Wins No Logo Norway Chess

It was everything to play for in the final round of No Logo Norway Chess 2014, as three players could win the tournament depending on the last round results.

The sole leader Sergey Karjakin faced Fabiano Caruana in third place with the black pieces. Karjakin played a nice game already from the opening, and he took his c

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Sergey Karjakin

hances and won the game against Caruana in style.

It means the defending champion wins another No Logo Norway Chess, as none of the other nine players were able to match Karjakin’s six points.

Magnus Carlsen ended the tournament second after beating his compatriot Simen Agdestein in the final round.

Also Alexander Grischuk scored a full point in the final round, beating Vladimir Kramnik with the black pieces.

The final two games of the round both ended in a draw. Veselin Topalov had a nice opportunity to get a win against Levon Aronian, but the game ended in a draw after 41 moves. Anish Giri and Peter Svidler were the first players to finish the final round, as they agreed to a draw on move 20.

We would like to say thanks to all players, spectators, volunteers, organizers, journalists, chess fans and everyone else that has contributed, followed or enjoyed the tournament.

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The players at the closing ceremony

Standings

 

Pl Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Points Berger Wins Black wins i-Ratingprest
1
GM Sergey Karjakin 04 07 10 06 08 02 09 05 03
5,0
19,25
3
1
2859 (+10,10)
2
GM Magnus Carlsen 09 05 03 04 07 01 06 08 10
4,5
17,75
1
0
2821 (-6,00)
3
GM Fabiano Caruana 06 08 02 09 05 10 04 07 01
4,5
17,00
2
1
2815 (+2,90)
4
GM Veselin Topalov 01 06 08 02 09 05 03 10 07
4,0
16,25
2
1
2768 (-0,20)
5
GM Vladimir Kramnik 08 02 09 10 03 04 07 01 06
4,0
15,50
2
1
2770 (-1,50)
6
GM Alexander Grischuk 03 04 07 01 10 08 02 09 05
4,0
15,00
2
1
2770 (-2,40)
7
GM Levon Aronian 10 01 06 08 02 09 05 03 04
3,5
14,50
1
0
2725 (-9,90)
8
GM Peter Svidler 05 03 04 07 01 06 10 02 09
3,5
14,25
0
0
2736 (-2,10)
9
GM Anish Giri 02 10 05 03 04 07 01 06 08
3,5
14,00
1
0
2736 (-2,00)
10
GM Simen Agdestein 07 09 01 05 06 03 08 04 02
3,5
14,00
0
0
2735 (+11,10)