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Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz) Tournament

Boris Gelfand4.5/7(+4 -2 =1)[games]
Hikaru Nakamura4.5/7(+2 -0 =5)[games]
Vladimir Kramnik4/7(+2 -1 =4)[games]
Ian Nepomniachtchi3.5/7(+3 -3 =1)[games]
Viswanathan Anand3.5/7(+2 -2 =3)[games]
Grigoriy Oparin3/7(+1 -2 =4)[games]
Peter Svidler2.5/7(+1 -3 =3)[games]
Yannick Pelletier2.5/7(+2 -4 =1)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz) (2017)

The Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (2017) started with an opening ceremony and blitz tournament held in the Hotel Zavoy Baur en Ville on Wednesday 12 April. The eight players, who included former World Champions Vladimir Kramnik and Viswanathan Anand, played each other once. The time control was 4 minutes per player for all moves, with a 2-second increment from move 1. The results determined the pairings in the main event Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (2017), but did not count for the final standings. (1)

Official site: http://zurich-cc.com/. Crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Nakamura * 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 4½ 2 Gelfand 0 * ½ 0 1 1 1 1 4½ 3 Kramnik ½ ½ * 1 0 ½ 1 ½ 4 4 Nepomniachtchi ½ 1 0 * 1 1 0 0 3½ 5 Anand ½ 0 1 0 * ½ ½ 1 3½ 6 Oparin ½ 0 ½ 0 ½ * ½ 1 3 7 Svidler ½ 0 0 1 ½ ½ * 0 2½ 8 Pelletier 0 0 ½ 1 0 0 1 * 2½

(1) chess24: Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge - Blitz https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-t...

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Pelletier vs Nepomniachtchi  1-0382017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A81 Dutch
2. Kramnik vs Pelletier  ½-½512017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
3. Anand vs Nakamura  ½-½292017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)C67 Ruy Lopez
4. Svidler vs G Oparin  ½-½702017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A00 Uncommon Opening
5. Nepomniachtchi vs Gelfand 1-0522017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
6. G Oparin vs Nepomniachtchi  0-1452017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
7. Nakamura vs Svidler  ½-½472017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A21 English
8. Pelletier vs Anand  0-1202017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
9. Gelfand vs Kramnik  ½-½272017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
10. Anand vs Kramnik 1-0422017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense
11. Svidler vs Pelletier  0-1242017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A13 English
12. Nepomniachtchi vs Nakamura  ½-½422017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
13. G Oparin vs Gelfand  0-1322017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
14. Nakamura vs G Oparin  ½-½622017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)B53 Sicilian
15. Pelletier vs Gelfand 0-1252017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)D45 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
16. Kramnik vs Svidler  1-0242017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)B08 Pirc, Classical
17. Gelfand vs Anand 1-0412017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)E10 Queen's Pawn Game
18. Svidler vs Anand  ½-½222017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A06 Reti Opening
19. Nepomniachtchi vs Kramnik  0-1262017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A07 King's Indian Attack
20. G Oparin vs Pelletier  1-0902017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)C10 French
21. Nakamura vs Gelfand  1-0712017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A30 English, Symmetrical
22. Pelletier vs Nakamura  0-1402017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Kramnik vs G Oparin  ½-½462017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A06 Reti Opening
24. Anand vs Nepomniachtchi 0-1322017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)B50 Sicilian
25. Gelfand vs Svidler  1-0282017Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Opening Blitz)A04 Reti Opening
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