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King's Tournament (Rapid) Tournament

Vassily Ivanchuk4/6(+2 -0 =4)[games]
Sergey Karjakin3.5/6(+3 -2 =1)[games]
Wei Yi2.5/6(+1 -2 =3)[games]
Bogdan-Daniel Deac2/6(+1 -3 =2)[games] Chess Event Description
King's Tournament (Rapid) (2017)

Played in Medias, Romania 26-27 November 2017, as part of the 11th Romgaz Kings Tournament, and in memory of WGM Elisabeta Polihroniade (1935-2016). Official site: FIDE page: Time control: 15 min/game + 10 sec/move. Crosstable:

See also King's Tournament (Rapid, Women) (2017), King's Tournament (Blitz) (2017) and King's Tournament (Blitz, Women) (2017).

 page 1 of 1; 12 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. B D Deac vs Wei Yi  ½-½692017King's Tournament (Rapid)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
2. Karjakin vs Ivanchuk  ½-½242017King's Tournament (Rapid)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
3. Wei Yi vs Ivanchuk  ½-½532017King's Tournament (Rapid)C10 French
4. B D Deac vs Karjakin  0-1592017King's Tournament (Rapid)B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
5. Karjakin vs Wei Yi 1-0492017King's Tournament (Rapid)A45 Queen's Pawn Game
6. Ivanchuk vs B D Deac  1-0332017King's Tournament (Rapid)D39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
7. Ivanchuk vs Wei Yi  ½-½232017King's Tournament (Rapid)D40 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
8. B D Deac vs Ivanchuk  ½-½312017King's Tournament (Rapid)A13 English
9. Wei Yi vs Karjakin 1-0612017King's Tournament (Rapid)E20 Nimzo-Indian
10. Ivanchuk vs Karjakin  1-0472017King's Tournament (Rapid)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. Wei Yi vs B D Deac  0-1372017King's Tournament (Rapid)E06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
12. Karjakin vs B D Deac 1-0332017King's Tournament (Rapid)C53 Giuoco Piano
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  Marmot PFL: Ivanchuk beats Karjakin than draws the last two games to finish first.
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  PhilFeeley: The above standings table makes no sense.
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  Marmot PFL: Why, because the "old man" beat guys half his age? Good for him!
Nov-28-17  paavoh: Ivanchuk is scything the field in blitz too...
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  Marmot PFL: Ivanchuk 8W, 1L, 3D
Nov-28-17  stst: Chuck is still moncho in any 2nd tier tourneys... but most probably his hey days are already gone to even set foot on path to the top... lucky if ranked within top 20??
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