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  • Gibraltar Chess Masters 2016

    26th January - 4th February , 2016
    Gibraltar
    250 players
    10-round
    Time control: 100'/40 moves + 50'/20 moves +
    15' with 30'/move' from the 1st move.

    Top 10 Players

    Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2787
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2785
    Anand, Viswanathan IND 2784
    Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2755
    Li, Chao b CHN 2751

    Yu, Yangyi CHN 2747
    Jakovenko, Dmitry RUS 2732
    Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2727
    Rapport, Richard HUN 2721
    Fressinet, Laurent FRA 2700

    Round 9 - top 5 boards

    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime - Bacrot Etienne : 0.5 - 0.5
    Anton Guijarro David - Harikrishna P. : 0.5 - 0.5
    Nakamura Hikaru -Gupta Abhijeet : 1 - 0
    Li Chao B - Lenic Luka : 1 - 0
    Grandelius Nils - Yu Yangyi : 0.5 - 0.5






  • 78th Tata Steel Masters chess tournament 2016

    15th - 31st January,2016
    Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands
    14 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2748

    Players

    Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844
    Giri, Anish NED 2798
    Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787
    So, Wesley USA 2773
    Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769
    Ding, Liren CHN 2766
    Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760
    Mamedyarov, Shakhryar AZE 2747
    Adams, Michael ENG 2744
    Navara, David CZE 2730
    Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728
    Wei, Yi CHN 2706
    Hou, Yifan CHN 2673
    Van Wely, Loek NED 2640

    Carlsen won the tournament 9 points.

    Final Round ( 13 )

    Magnus Carlsen - Liren Ding: 0.5 - 0.5
    Anish Giri - Yifan Hou: 0.5 - 0.5
    Pavel Eljanov - David Navara: 1 - 0
    Loek Van Wely - Yi Wei: 0.5 - 0.5
    Evgeny Tomashevsky - Fabiano Caruana: 1 - 0
    Shakhryar Mamedyarov - Sergey Karjakin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Michael Adams - Wesley So : 0.5 - 0.5







  • World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament   update

    10 - 30 March , 2016
    Moscow, Russia
    8 players
    Double round robin







  • 76th Armenian Championship

    12 - 23 January 2016
    Yeervan, Armenia
    12 players

    Andriasian Zavenwon won with 8 points.

    Final standings, top 5:

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Andriasian ZavenARM 842
    2 Hovhannisyan RobertARM 7.537
    3 Pashikian ArmanARM 6.534.75
    4 Ter-Sahakyan SamvelARM 6.532.75
    5 Gabuzyan Hovhannes ARM 632
















  • Keres Memorial

    8 - 10 January 2016
    Tallinn, Estonia
    178 players
    Time control: 15 mn + 10 sec from move 1

    Kovalenko Igor ( LAT ) won with 9 points.

    Final standings:

    Rank Players Country Pts Tie-break
    1 Kovalenko IgorLAT 973.5
    2 Howell David W LENG 8.573.5
    3 Gelfand BorisISR 8.573
    4 Ganguly Surya ShekharIND 8.571
    5 Duda Jan-KrzysztofPOL 876
















  • Nakamura vs Komodo chess engine ( Odds Match )

    6th - 7th January,2016
    4 games ( Odd games )
    Time control for each game: 45 minutes plus
    a 15-second increment.

    Nakamura : 2787
    Komodo 9.2 64-bit 4CPU rating : 3368

    Final result: Komodo - Nakamura: 2.5 - 1.5








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