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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: Fabiano Caruana

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Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Caruana vs Vachier-Lagrave 0-1512016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
2. Carlsen vs Caruana 0-1902016Your Next Move (Blitz)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
3. Caruana vs Anand  1-0702016Your Next Move (Blitz)A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
4. Kramnik vs Caruana  1-0362016Your Next Move (Blitz)A46 Queen's Pawn Game
5. Caruana vs Topalov  0-1412016Your Next Move (Blitz)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. W So vs Caruana 1-0742016Your Next Move (Blitz)D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
7. Caruana vs A Giri  1-0342016Your Next Move (Blitz)A06 Reti Opening
8. Aronian vs Caruana  1-0342016Your Next Move (Blitz)E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights
9. Caruana vs Nakamura  ½-½692016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
10. Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana  ½-½572016Your Next Move (Blitz)B40 Sicilian
11. Caruana vs Carlsen 0-1362016Your Next Move (Blitz)A09 Reti Opening
12. Anand vs Caruana  ½-½442016Your Next Move (Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
13. Caruana vs Kramnik 1-0542016Your Next Move (Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
14. Topalov vs Caruana  0-1502016Your Next Move (Blitz)A30 English, Symmetrical
15. Caruana vs W So  ½-½622016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
16. A Giri vs Caruana  ½-½442016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
17. Caruana vs Aronian  1-0392016Your Next Move (Blitz)A13 English
18. Nakamura vs Caruana  1-0362016Your Next Move (Blitz)B08 Pirc, Classical
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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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