Wesley So (2817.4, Rapid #3) wins the Leuven (rapid) GrandChessTour with 14/18.

Wesley So (2817.4, Rapid #3) wins the Leuven (rapid) GrandChessTour with 14/18. Photo: Lennart Ootes

Wesley So (2817.4, Rapid #3) wins the Leuven (rapid) GrandChessTour with 14/18.

There’s no special prize, but Wesley So can still be called the winner of the rapid portion of the Your Next Move in Leuven, Belgium. With two days of blitz on the program, he is trailed by Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

Leuvenben Wesley So 3 pontos előnnyel nyerte meg a rapidversenyt, villámversennyel folytatják

Leuvenben az amerikai Wesley So sikerével ért véget a Grand Chess Tour 2018 első versenyének rapid tornája. Címvédőként játszott, 3 pontos előnnyel győzött az örmény Levon Aronjan és a francia Maxime Vachier-Lagrave előtt. Az orosz Szergej Karjakin és az amerikai Hikaru Nakamura hátránya 4-4 pont a pénteken és szombaton megrendezésre kerülő kétfordulós villámverseny előtt, amelyet már a klasszikus pontszámítás szerint bonyolítanak le. Játszmánként 5-5 perc a gondolkodási idő és 3-3 másodperc bónusz. Az összesített eredmény alapján osztják majd a díjakat, a 150 ezer dolláros díjalapból a győztes 37.500 dollárt nyer.

 

Congratulations to Wesley So for winning the rapid portion of Your Next Move!

CT Rapid and Blitz YourNextMove 2018 (Leuven BEL)
Tue 12th Jun 2018 – Sat 16th Jun 2018 – Official SiteResults

GCT Rapid YourNextMove (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 25m+10spm) – Games in PGN: Games Rapid

The players’ view of the playing hall. | Photo: Lennart Ootes/Grand Chess Tour.

T Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (BEL), 12-16 vi 2018 cat. XXII (2781)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. So, Wesley g USA 2778 * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 7 3001
2. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2764 ½ * ½ 0 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 2863
3. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2789 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 2860
4. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2782 ½ 1 ½ * ½ ½ 1 0 ½ ½ 5 2824
5. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2769 0 0 ½ ½ * 1 1 0 1 1 5 2825
6. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2808 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 1 ½ 2778
7. Grischuk, Alexander g RUS 2766 0 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ * 1 1 ½ 4 2740
8. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2816 0 0 ½ 1 1 0 0 * 0 1 2697
9. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2759 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 1 * 0 2617
10. Giri, Anish g NED 2782 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 1 * 2615
Round 1 (June 12, 2018)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 104 C53 Giuoco Piano
Nakamura, Hikaru – Giri, Anish 1-0 41 D00 Queen’s Pawn Game
Grischuk, Alexander – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 33 A45 Trompowsky
Caruana, Fabiano – So, Wesley 0-1 48 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Anand, Viswanathan – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 51 B29 Sicilian Defence
Round 2 (June 12, 2018)
So, Wesley – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 52 E04 Catalan
Aronian, Levon – Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 71 A14 Reti Opening
Karjakin, Sergey – Grischuk, Alexander 1-0 48 C53 Giuoco Piano
Caruana, Fabiano – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 43 A78 Benoni
Giri, Anish – Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 41 C82 Ruy Lopez Open Italian Variation
Round 3 (June 12, 2018)
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – So, Wesley ½-½ 44 E21 Nimzo Indian 4.Nf3
Nakamura, Hikaru – Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 50 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Giri, Anish ½-½ 28 D31 Semi-Slav Defence
Grischuk, Alexander – Caruana, Fabiano 1-0 36 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Anand, Viswanathan – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 54 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 4 (June 13, 2018)
So, Wesley – Giri, Anish 1-0 57 A15 English counter King’s Fianchetto
Aronian, Levon – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 63 C55 Two Knights Defence
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 62 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Karjakin, Sergey – Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 50 C50 Giuoco Piano
Caruana, Fabiano – Nakamura, Hikaru 1-0 58 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 5 (June 13, 2018)
Nakamura, Hikaru – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 34 B50 Sicilian Defence
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 123 E37 Nimzo Indian 4.Qc2
Grischuk, Alexander – So, Wesley 0-1 63 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Anand, Viswanathan – Caruana, Fabiano 1-0 57 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
Giri, Anish – Aronian, Levon 0-1 46 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 6 (June 13, 2018)
So, Wesley – Aronian, Levon ½-½ 45 E06 Catalan
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 51 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Karjakin, Sergey – Giri, Anish ½-½ 34 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Grischuk, Alexander – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 41 C67 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Caruana, Fabiano – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 48 C60 Ruy Lopez
Round 7 (June 14, 2018)
Aronian, Levon – Karjakin, Sergey 0-1 27 C50 Giuoco Piano
Nakamura, Hikaru – So, Wesley 0-1 34 A45 Trompowsky
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 22 E60 King’s Indian without Nc3
Anand, Viswanathan – Grischuk, Alexander 0-1 41 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Giri, Anish – Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 43 C16 French Winawer
Round 8 (June 14, 2018)
So, Wesley – Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 31 D73 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Giri, Anish 1-0 51 D35 QGD Exchange
Nakamura, Hikaru – Anand, Viswanathan 1-0 74 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Grischuk, Alexander – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 120 C87 Ruy Lopez
Caruana, Fabiano – Aronian, Levon 0-1 36 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 9 (June 14, 2018)
Aronian, Levon – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 46 B23 Sicilian Closed
Karjakin, Sergey – Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 38 C42 Petroff’s Defence
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Nakamura, Hikaru 0-1 37 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Anand, Viswanathan – So, Wesley ½-½ 22 C01 French Exchange
Giri, Anish – Grischuk, Alexander ½-½ 31 B92 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Be2