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🏆 Corsica Masters (2016)

  PARTICIPANTS (sorted by highest achieved rating; click on name to see player's games)
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Teimour Radjabov, Alexander Moiseenko, Anton Korobov, Yifan Hou, Tigran Gharamian, Volodymyr Onyshchuk, Sergei Azarov, Benjamin Gledura, Zaven Andriasian, Mikhail Antipov, Bogdan-Daniel Deac, Daniele Vocaturo, Bilel Bellahcene, Koen Leenhouts Chess Event Description
Corsica Masters (2016)

The 20th Corsica Masters was a knockout tournament with Rapid time control played in Bastia, Corsica, France, 27-30 October 2016 (the final was played in Ajaccio). The field consisted of the top 12 finishers of the Corsica Masters Open (2016) (Bastia 22-27 October, 9 rounds, 90 min + 30 sec), and four invited players (Yifan Hou, Radjabov, Anand and Vachier-Lagrave). The four rounds had two games each, plus tiebreak games if necessary. Time control: 15 minutes for the whole game, with 3 seconds added per move from move 1. If 1-1, then two Blitz games (5 min + 3 sec), and if still tied, an Armageddon game (this did not happen). Chief organizer: Léo Battesti and the Corsica Chess Club. Chief arbiter: Akkhavahn Vilaisarn. Number of games played: 40.

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave beat Anand 1.5-0.5 in the final.

Eighthfinals (27 Oct) Quarterfinals (28 Oct) Semifinals (28 October) Final (30 October)

Vachier-Lagrave 11 -- 2 Bellahcene 00 -- 0 Vachier-Lagrave 11 -- 2 Onischuk 00 -- 0 Onischuk 11 -- 2 Andriasian 00 -- 0 Vachier-Lagrave 1½ -- 1½ Korobov 0½ -- ½ Korobov 11 -- 2 Antipov 00 -- 0 Korobov 10 11 3 Yifan Hou 01 00 1 Yifan Hou 01 11 3 Azarov 10 00 1 Vachier-Lagrave ½1 -- 1½ Anand ½0 -- ½ Anand 11 -- 2 Leenhouts 00 -- 0 Anand 1½ -- 1½ Gharamian 0½ -- ½ Gharamian 10 11 3 Vocaturo 01 00 1 Anand 1½ -- 1½ Radjabov 0½ -- ½ Radjabov ½½ ½1 2½ Deac ½½ ½0 1½ Radjabov ½½ 11 3 Moiseenko ½½ 00 1 Moiseenko 1½ -- 1½ Gledura 0½ -- ½

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Corsica Masters Open results:

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 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 40  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Anand vs K Leenhouts  1-0372016Corsica MastersB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
2. T Gharamian vs Vocaturo  1-0562016Corsica MastersB40 Sicilian
3. Y Hou vs S Azarov  1-0452016Corsica MastersC47 Four Knights
4. Radjabov vs B Deac 1-01272016Corsica MastersA06 Reti Opening
5. Vocaturo vs T Gharamian  0-1622016Corsica MastersD39 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin, Vienna Variation
6. S Azarov vs Y Hou  0-1342016Corsica MastersB28 Sicilian, O'Kelly Variation
7. B Deac vs Radjabov  ½-½762016Corsica MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
8. V Onyshchuk vs Z Andriasian  1-0422016Corsica MastersB92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
9. Vocaturo vs T Gharamian  1-0472016Corsica MastersB12 Caro-Kann Defense
10. Gledura vs A Moiseenko  ½-½532016Corsica MastersA04 Reti Opening
11. M Antipov vs A Korobov 0-1412016Corsica MastersB90 Sicilian, Najdorf
12. B Deac vs Radjabov  ½-½142016Corsica MastersC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
13. S Azarov vs Y Hou  0-1452016Corsica MastersB84 Sicilian, Scheveningen
14. Vachier-Lagrave vs B Bellahcene  1-0432016Corsica MastersC01 French, Exchange
15. Radjabov vs B Deac  ½-½612016Corsica MastersA05 Reti Opening
16. Y Hou vs S Azarov  0-1312016Corsica MastersC50 Giuoco Piano
17. A Korobov vs M Antipov  1-0352016Corsica MastersE32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
18. A Moiseenko vs Gledura  1-0332016Corsica MastersA45 Queen's Pawn Game
19. T Gharamian vs Vocaturo  1-0392016Corsica MastersC81 Ruy Lopez, Open, Howell Attack
20. Z Andriasian vs V Onyshchuk  0-1582016Corsica MastersB07 Pirc
21. B Bellahcene vs Vachier-Lagrave  0-1242016Corsica MastersD85 Grunfeld
22. K Leenhouts vs Anand  0-1272016Corsica MastersE00 Queen's Pawn Game
23. Radjabov vs Anand  ½-½542016Corsica MastersC53 Giuoco Piano
24. A Korobov vs Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½742016Corsica MastersD85 Grunfeld
25. Anand vs Radjabov 1-0702016Corsica MastersC63 Ruy Lopez, Schliemann Defense
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