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🏆 Your Next Move (Blitz) (2016) Chess Event Description
The second leg of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour was held in Leuven, Belgium, from June 17 to June 20. The tournament consisted of a two-day rapid round-robin and a two-day blitz double-round-robin; in the combined standings, the results of the rapid games counted double (2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss) while blitz games counted normally. Your Next Move, a Belgian nonprofit, organized and sponsored the event. ... [more]

Player: Viswanathan Anand

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Kramnik vs Anand  ½-½482016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
2. Anand vs Nakamura ½-½452016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
3. Caruana vs Anand  1-0702016Your Next Move (Blitz)A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
4. Anand vs Aronian  ½-½312016Your Next Move (Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
5. Anand vs A Giri  ½-½272016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
6. Topalov vs Anand  ½-½592016Your Next Move (Blitz)A21 English
7. Carlsen vs Anand  ½-½572016Your Next Move (Blitz)D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
8. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Anand 0-1512016Your Next Move (Blitz)A08 King's Indian Attack
9. Anand vs W So  ½-½492016Your Next Move (Blitz)C53 Giuoco Piano
10. Anand vs Kramnik  ½-½442016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
11. Nakamura vs Anand 0-1332016Your Next Move (Blitz)A21 English
12. Anand vs Caruana  ½-½442016Your Next Move (Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
13. Aronian vs Anand  1-0602016Your Next Move (Blitz)D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. A Giri vs Anand  ½-½392016Your Next Move (Blitz)A14 English
15. Anand vs Carlsen 0-1412016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
16. Anand vs M Vachier-Lagrave  1-0512016Your Next Move (Blitz)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
17. W So vs Anand  ½-½432016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
18. Anand vs Topalov  1-0342016Your Next Move (Blitz)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
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Kibitzer's Corner
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  chancho: Thanks CG.
Jun-21-16  catlover: I'm going to show my ignorance here, but what is the difference between "rapid" and "blitz"?
Jun-21-16  1971: 25:5 min
Jun-21-16  Pulo y Gata: Maxime's energy flagged in this double event after a strong showing in the earlier outing in another venue, but he still produced some very interesting chess here. Here's to hoping he conquers greater heights!
Jun-22-16  siamesedream:
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  Sokrates: <catlover: I'm going to show my ignorance here, but what is the difference between "rapid" and "blitz"?> In the old days (i.e. when I was in my 20th!) rapids was 25 to 45 minutes each, blitzes always 5 minutes each. Nowadays there are bonuses, I believe, for each move as an addition. IMO the quality of the play is immensely different. Whereas time management is paramount in blitzes, you have decent possibilities to establish a strategy in rapids.
Jun-24-16  catlover: <Sokrates> Thanks!

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