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Shenzhen Masters Tournament

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave5.5/10(+1 -0 =9)[games]
Anish Giri5.5/10(+1 -0 =9)[games]
Ding Liren5.5/10(+2 -1 =7)[games]
Yu Yangyi5/10(+1 -1 =8)[games]
Nikita Vitiugov5/10(+1 -1 =8)[games]
Radoslaw Wojtaszek3.5/10(+0 -3 =7)[games]
* Chess Event Description
Shenzhen Masters (2018)

The 2nd Shenzhen Masters (also named DT Cup) was a double round robin played in Shenzhen, China 4-14 November 2018. The prize fund was $90,000, with $20,000 to the winner. Players received 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move one. (1) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave took first place on tie-break from Anish Giri and Ding Liren after all scored 5.5/10. 86,7% of the games were drawn. Ding Liren reached exactly 100 games in a row undefeated during the tournament before losing the next game to the tournament winner. (2)

Elo 01 02 03 04 05 06 1 Vachier-Lagrave 2778 ** 1 5 2 Giri 2780 ** 1 5 3 Ding Liren 2816 0 ** 1 1 5 4 Yu Yangyi 2764 0 ** 1 5 5 Vitiugov 2709 0 ** 1 5 6 Wojtaszek 2749 0 0 0 ** 3


Previous (and first) edition: Shenzhen Masters (2017). Next: Shenzhen Masters (2019).

(1) (2)

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 30  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Giri vs Ding Liren  ½-½392018Shenzhen MastersC78 Ruy Lopez
2. Yu Yangyi vs R Wojtaszek  ½-½362018Shenzhen MastersE24 Nimzo-Indian, Samisch
3. Vitiugov vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½302018Shenzhen MastersD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
4. R Wojtaszek vs Vitiugov  ½-½452018Shenzhen MastersD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
5. A Giri vs Yu Yangyi  ½-½332018Shenzhen MastersC42 Petrov Defense
6. Ding Liren vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½612018Shenzhen MastersA36 English
7. Vitiugov vs A Giri  ½-½232018Shenzhen MastersE36 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
8. Yu Yangyi vs Ding Liren  ½-½442018Shenzhen MastersC78 Ruy Lopez
9. M Vachier-Lagrave vs R Wojtaszek  ½-½732018Shenzhen MastersB91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation
10. Vitiugov vs Ding Liren  ½-½482018Shenzhen MastersE60 King's Indian Defense
11. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Yu Yangyi  ½-½362018Shenzhen MastersC42 Petrov Defense
12. R Wojtaszek vs A Giri  ½-½302018Shenzhen MastersE06 Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3
13. A Giri vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½312018Shenzhen MastersA34 English, Symmetrical
14. Yu Yangyi vs Vitiugov  1-0532018Shenzhen MastersC83 Ruy Lopez, Open
15. Ding Liren vs R Wojtaszek  1-0642018Shenzhen MastersA08 King's Indian Attack
16. R Wojtaszek vs Yu Yangyi  ½-½332018Shenzhen MastersE10 Queen's Pawn Game
17. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Vitiugov  ½-½342018Shenzhen MastersD35 Queen's Gambit Declined
18. Ding Liren vs A Giri  ½-½352018Shenzhen MastersA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
19. Yu Yangyi vs A Giri  ½-½312018Shenzhen MastersE21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
20. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Ding Liren 1-0582018Shenzhen MastersC50 Giuoco Piano
21. Vitiugov vs R Wojtaszek  1-0342018Shenzhen MastersA06 Reti Opening
22. R Wojtaszek vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½302018Shenzhen MastersE60 King's Indian Defense
23. A Giri vs Vitiugov  ½-½342018Shenzhen MastersA11 English, Caro-Kann Defensive System
24. Ding Liren vs Yu Yangyi  1-0742018Shenzhen MastersA29 English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto
25. M Vachier-Lagrave vs A Giri  ½-½602018Shenzhen MastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
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