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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: Levon Aronian

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Aronian vs Topalov  1-0732016Your Next Move (Blitz)A14 English
2. Aronian vs W So 1-0222016Your Next Move (Blitz)A09 Reti Opening
3. Nakamura vs Aronian  ½-½532016Your Next Move (Blitz)D02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. Anand vs Aronian  ½-½312016Your Next Move (Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
5. A Giri vs Aronian  ½-½882016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
6. Aronian vs M Vachier-Lagrave  ½-½612016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
7. Carlsen vs Aronian  ½-½432016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
8. Aronian vs Caruana  1-0342016Your Next Move (Blitz)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. Kramnik vs Aronian 1-0362016Your Next Move (Blitz)A06 Reti Opening
10. W So vs Aronian  ½-½402016Your Next Move (Blitz)C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
11. Aronian vs A Giri  ½-½472016Your Next Move (Blitz)D43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
12. Aronian vs Nakamura  ½-½352016Your Next Move (Blitz)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
13. Aronian vs Anand  1-0602016Your Next Move (Blitz)D17 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
14. Topalov vs Aronian  ½-½232016Your Next Move (Blitz)A28 English
15. M Vachier-Lagrave vs Aronian  ½-½402016Your Next Move (Blitz)C78 Ruy Lopez
16. Aronian vs Carlsen  ½-½552016Your Next Move (Blitz)A90 Dutch
17. Caruana vs Aronian  1-0392016Your Next Move (Blitz)A13 English
18. Aronian vs Kramnik  ½-½522016Your Next Move (Blitz)D41 Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch
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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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