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  • Tata Steel Masters 2018   update

    12 - 28 January 2018
    Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2751


    Players - Masters tournament

    Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834
    Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804
    So, Wesley USA 2792
    Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787
    Svidler, Peter RUS 2768
    Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767

    Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753
    Giri, Anish NED 2752
    Wei, Yi CHN 2743
    Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718
    Hou, Yifan CHN 2680
    Adhiban, B. IND 2655
    Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640






  • Ratings January 2018 update

    Carlsen at the top with 2834 points.
    List of the Top 100 players & top 10 countries





  • Rilton Cup

    27 December 2017 - 5 January 2018
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Average rating: 2347
    126 players

    Final Standings - Top 5
    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Alekseenko KirillRUS 7.5
    2 Chigaev MaksimRUS 7
    3 Antipov MikhailRUS 7
    4 Rasmussen Allan StigDEN 7
    5 Salomon JohanNOR 6.5















  • World Bltz Chess Championship

    29 - 30 December 2017
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    180 players
    21 rounds



    Top 5 Players

    Carlsen Magnus NOR 2908
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2839
    Aronian Levon ARM 2819
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2814
    Grischuk Alexander RUS 2813

    Carlsen and Dzagnidze are World Blitz Champions.





  • World Rapid Chess Championship

    26 - 28 December 2017
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    180 players
    15 rounds



    Top 5 Players

    Carlsen Magnus NOR 2908
    Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2839
    Aronian Levon ARM 2819
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2814
    Grischuk Alexander RUS 2813

    Anand and Ju Wenjun are World Rapid Champions.





  • Kings vs Princes - Queens vs Princesses

    Nutcracker Match of the Generations 2017 : Kings vs Princes ; Queens vs Princesses
    19 - 24 December 2017

    Scheveningen system
    4 rounds classic + 8 rounds rapid
    Standard games: Win 2 points , draw 1 point
    Rapid games: Win 1 point , draw 0.5 point

    Kings: Gelfand (ISR) , Rublevsky (ISR), (LET) Shirov and Mamedyarov (AZE)

    Princes : Yuffa (RUS), Esipenko (RUS), Artemiev (RUS) and Oparin (RUS)

    Queens:Kovalevskaya , Strutinskaia , Zaiatz and Grabuzova.

    Princesses : Maltsevskaya , Solozhenkina , Goltseva and Dimitrova .


    Final results:
    C1 C2 C3 C4 Rapid day 1 Rapid day 2 Total
    Kings 5 6 4 3 6 7.5 31.5
    Princes 3 2 4 5 10 8.5 32.5








    C1 C2 C3 C4 Rapid day 1 Rapid day 2 Total
    Queens 4 4 6 5 6.5 7.5 33
    Princesses 4 4 2 3 9 8.5 30.5





  • C: Classical round





  • European Rapid & Blitz Championship


    15 - 17 December 2017
    Katowice Poland
    1181 players Rapid , 1091 blitz sections

    Rapid Championship

    15 mn + 11 sec

    Vavulin, Maksim ( RUS ) is the champion.

    Final Standings - Top 6
    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Vavulin, Maksim RUS 10
    2 Duda Jan-KrzysztofPOL 9.5
    3 Ponkratov, PavelRUS 9.5
    4 Zhigalko, SergeiBLR 9.5
    5 Moranda, WojciechPOL 9.5
    6 Fedorchuk, Sergey AUKR 9.5











    Blitz Championship

    3 mn + 2 sec

    Zhigalko Sergei ( BLR ) is the champion.

    Final Standings - Top 6
    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Zhigalko SergeiBLR 18
    2 McShane, Luke JENG 17.5
    3 Michalik, PeterCZE 17.5
    4 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof POL 17
    5 Navara, DavidCZE 17















  • London chess classic

    1 - 11 December 2017
    London, UK
    10 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2780

    Players

    Magnus Carlsen 2837
    Levon Aronian 2801
    Fabiano Caruana 2799
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 2796
    Wesley So 2788
    Viswanathan Anand 2782
    Hikaru Nakamura 2780
    Sergey Karjakin 2760
    Ian Nepomniachtchi 2732
    Michael Adams 2721










  • Russian Super Final

    3 - 14 December 2017
    Saint Petersburg, Russia Federation
    12 players
    Round robin





  • Grand Prix - Palma de Mallorca

    16 - 27 November, 2017
    Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    18 players
    9-round , Swiss system
    Average rating: 2728






  • Turkish Chess Championship


    11 - 21 November 2017
    Tekirdag

    Mustafa Yilmaz is the winner.

    Final Standings - Top 3
    Rank Players Country Pts
    1 Yilmaz Mustafa TUR 8
    2 Ogulcan KanmazalpTUR 7.5
    3 Mert Efe KilicTUR 7








  • European Small Nations Team Championship


    12 - 18 November 2017
    Andorra la Vella

    Final Standings
    Rank Country Pts
    1 Faroe Islands 17
    2 Monaco 15
    3 Andorra 14
    4 Cyprus 12
    5 Luxembourg 11
    6 Liechtenstein 7
    7 Malta 6
    8 Guernsey 3
    9 San Marino 3
    10 Jersey 2



























List of the chess tournaments with detailed information.
World chess champ. -- Chess Olympiads
World Cup
World Team Chess Champ.
FIDE Grand prix series
Russian super final
European Team Chess Champ.
Tal Memorial -- Bilbao masters

Russian team ch. -- World cup
M-tel masters -- Corus Linares Morelia
Reggio Emilia -- Capablanca Mem.
Candidates matches -- London chess classic

Nanjing Pearl Spring -- World Chess Challenge
Aerosvit -- Cap d'Agde
Inventi chess -- NH chess
Amber -- Corus

Moscow open - Tata steel
Dortmund -- Poikovsky
Rilton cup -- Edmonton festival
Univé -- Yinzhou Cup

Country championships
Grandmaster Memorial tournaments
All chess tournaments


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