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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Chessable Masters Tournament

Wesley So11/15(+7 -0 =8)[games]
Levon Aronian10.5/15(+8 -2 =5)[games]
Alireza Firouzja10.5/15(+7 -1 =7)[games]
Hikaru Nakamura10.5/15(+6 -0 =9)[games]
Vladislav Artemiev9.5/15(+6 -2 =7)[games]
Le Quang Liem9/15(+4 -1 =10)[games]
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov9/15(+4 -1 =10)[games]
Jorden van Foreest8.5/15(+4 -2 =9)[games]
Baskaran Adhiban7/15(+5 -6 =4)[games]
Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli7/15(+4 -5 =6)[games]
Aryan Tari6.5/15(+3 -5 =7)[games]
Pentala Harikrishna6/15(+3 -6 =6)[games]
David Anton Guijarro5.5/15(+4 -8 =3)[games]
Ju Wenjun5/15(+3 -8 =4)[games]
Abhimanyu Mishra2.5/15(+1 -11 =3)[games]
Humpy Koneru2/15(+0 -11 =4)[games]
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Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Chessable Masters (2021)

The Chessable Masters was the 8th event of the $1.5 million Meltwater Champions Chess Tour 2020-2021. The games were played from 31 July to 8 August 2021 on the chess24 Playzone. It started with a 16-player round robin on the first three days (time control 15 minutes for all moves, with 10 seconds added per move from move 1) from which the first eight players qualified for an elimination/knockout phase on the last six days (3-8 August). The action each day began at 17.00 CET | 11.00 ET | 15.00 UTC. Prize fund $100,000, with $30,000 to the winner. Tour leader Magnus Carlsen was occupied with the World Cup (2021) and did not play this time. Tournament director: Arne Horvei. Chief arbiter: Sotiris Logothetis. N games played: 120 + 63 = 183.

So, Aronian, Firouzja, Nakamua, Artemiev, Le Quang Liem, Mamedyarov and Van Foreest qualified for the knockout stage:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 So * 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 11 2 Aronian 0 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10½ 3 Firouzja ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 0 1 1 1 1 10½ 4 Nakamura ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 ½ 1 1 ½ 10½ 5 Artemiev 0 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 1 1 1 ½ 1 9½ 6 Le Quang Liem ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 9 7 Mamedyarov ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 1 9 8 Van Foreest ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ * 0 ½ 0 ½ 1 1 1 ½ 8½ 9 Adhiban 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 * 1 1 ½ 1 ½ 1 ½ 7 10 Iturrizaga 0 0 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 ½ 1 1 1 7 11 Tari ½ 0 0 0 1 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ * ½ 0 ½ ½ 1 6½ 12 Harikrishna ½ 0 1 0 0 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ * 0 1 0 1 6 13 Anton 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ 1 1 * 0 1 1 5½ 14 Ju Wenjun ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ 0 1 * 1 1 5 15 Mishra 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 1 0 0 * ½ 2½ 16 Koneru 0 0 0 ½ 0 0 0 ½ ½ 0 0 0 0 0 ½ * 2

In the knockout each match consisted of two mini-matches of up to four games each (Rapid 15 + 10), and if 1-1 a tiebreak match of two games (Blitz 5 + 3) plus if necessary an Armageddon game (5 vs 4). Wesley So beat Le Quang Liem 1½-½ in the final.

Quarterfinals (3-4 August) Semifinals (5-6 August) Final (7-8 August)

So ½01½ 11½- -- - 2 Van Foreest ½10½ 00½- -- - 0 So ½½1½ 01½½ -- - 1½ Artemiev ½½0½ 10½½ -- - ½ Artemiev ½½½½ 10½½ 10 1 2½ Nakamura ½½½½ 01½½ 01 0 1½ So 1½1- 0½1½ -- - 1½ Le Quang Liem 0½0- 1½0½ -- - ½ Le Quang Liem ½1½1 11-- -- - 2 Firouzja ½0½0 00-- -- - 0 Le Quang Liem ½1½1 ½100 ½½ 1 2½ Aronian ½0½0 ½011 ½½ 0 1½ Aronian ½11- 101- -- - 2 Mamedyarov ½00- 010- -- - 0

Match for 3rd place (7-8 August): Artemiev 0½½1 ½11- -- - 1½ Aronian 1½½0 ½00- -- - ½

So earned 50 tour points. Le Quang Liem got 28 points, Artemiev 19, and Aronian 18. Standings after eight events: Carlsen 291 points, So 257, Aronian 149, Radjabov 133, Giri 123, Nepomniachtchi 115.

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Previous Champions Chess Tour event: Goldmoney Asian Rapid (2021). Next: Aimchess US Rapid (2021)

 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 176  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Anton Guijarro vs Mishra  1-0412021Chessable MastersB23 Sicilian, Closed
2. Nakamura vs Harikrishna  1-0472021Chessable MastersB11 Caro-Kann, Two Knights, 3...Bg4
3. Koneru vs V Artemiev  0-1562021Chessable MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
4. Le Quang Liem vs Ju Wenjun  1-0332021Chessable MastersD02 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Mamedyarov vs Iturrizaga Bonelli  ½-½492021Chessable MastersE61 King's Indian
6. B Adhiban vs A Tari  1-0362021Chessable MastersC50 Giuoco Piano
7. J van Foreest vs Aronian  1-0522021Chessable MastersC54 Giuoco Piano
8. Firouzja vs So  ½-½952021Chessable MastersC67 Ruy Lopez
9. Mishra vs So  0-1712021Chessable MastersD11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
10. Aronian vs Firouzja  ½-½422021Chessable MastersD37 Queen's Gambit Declined
11. A Tari vs J van Foreest  1-0382021Chessable MastersD90 Grunfeld
12. Iturrizaga Bonelli vs B Adhiban  0-1412021Chessable MastersA30 English, Symmetrical
13. Ju Wenjun vs Mamedyarov  ½-½342021Chessable MastersD20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
14. V Artemiev vs Le Quang Liem  ½-½512021Chessable MastersE46 Nimzo-Indian
15. Harikrishna vs Koneru  1-0262021Chessable MastersC42 Petrov Defense
16. D Anton Guijarro vs Nakamura  ½-½422021Chessable MastersD55 Queen's Gambit Declined
17. Nakamura vs Mishra  1-0722021Chessable MastersA15 English
18. Koneru vs D Anton Guijarro  0-1542021Chessable MastersD30 Queen's Gambit Declined
19. Le Quang Liem vs Harikrishna  ½-½362021Chessable MastersD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
20. Mamedyarov vs V Artemiev  ½-½342021Chessable MastersD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
21. B Adhiban vs Ju Wenjun  ½-½332021Chessable MastersC50 Giuoco Piano
22. J van Foreest vs Iturrizaga Bonelli  ½-½582021Chessable MastersB15 Caro-Kann
23. Firouzja vs A Tari  1-0352021Chessable MastersC84 Ruy Lopez, Closed
24. So vs Aronian  1-0522021Chessable MastersC54 Giuoco Piano
25. Mishra vs Aronian  0-1532021Chessable MastersE91 King's Indian
 page 1 of 8; games 1-25 of 176  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
Aug-02-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  Tabanus: 7 GM draws were rejected. The 1/4-final pairings are unofficial ;)
Aug-12-21
Premium Chessgames Member
  0ZeR0: Is this tournament not considered notable enough to be featured on the main page? There's some interesting games here from the likes of So, Le Quang Liem, and company.

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