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🏆 Your Next Move (Blitz) (2016)

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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: Wesley So

 page 1 of 1; 18 games  PGN Download 
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Aronian vs W So 1-0222016Your Next Move (Blitz)A09 Reti Opening
2. W So vs Nakamura 1-0712016Your Next Move (Blitz)A18 English, Mikenas-Carls
3. W So vs Topalov  1-0382016Your Next Move (Blitz)B54 Sicilian
4. W So vs Vachier-Lagrave 1-0762016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
5. Carlsen vs W So 1-0302016Your Next Move (Blitz)D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
6. W So vs Caruana 1-0742016Your Next Move (Blitz)D32 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch
7. Kramnik vs W So 1-0382016Your Next Move (Blitz)A06 Reti Opening
8. Anand vs W So  ½-½492016Your Next Move (Blitz)C53 Giuoco Piano
9. A Giri vs W So  ½-½572016Your Next Move (Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
10. W So vs Aronian  ½-½402016Your Next Move (Blitz)C89 Ruy Lopez, Marshall
11. Nakamura vs W So  ½-½522016Your Next Move (Blitz)D05 Queen's Pawn Game
12. Topalov vs W So 0-1422016Your Next Move (Blitz)C53 Giuoco Piano
13. Vachier-Lagrave vs W So  ½-½312016Your Next Move (Blitz)A36 English
14. W So vs Carlsen  ½-½452016Your Next Move (Blitz)A80 Dutch
15. Caruana vs W So  ½-½622016Your Next Move (Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
16. W So vs Kramnik  0-1412016Your Next Move (Blitz)A14 English
17. W So vs Anand  ½-½432016Your Next Move (Blitz)C50 Giuoco Piano
18. W So vs A Giri  ½-½452016Your Next Move (Blitz)A13 English
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Kibitzer's Corner
Jun-21-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  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: https://www.arctic.com/secno/magnus...
Jun-24-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  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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