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Rilton Cup 2017/18 Tournament

Nadar Anand4.5/8(+4 -3 =1)[games]
Kirill Alekseenko7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Maksim Chigaev7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Mikhail Antipov7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Allan Stig Rasmussen7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Johan Salomon6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Chithambaram V R Aravindh6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Benjamin Gledura6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Jon Ludvig Hammer6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Krishnan Sasikiran6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Kacper Piorun6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Aryan Tari6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Nils Grandelius6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Nihal Sarin6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Sergei Lobanov6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
David J Eggleston6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Miguel Santos Ruiz6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Sergey Ivanov6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Alessio Valsecchi6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Michal Krasenkow5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Jaime Santos Latasa5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Vasily Usmanov5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Erik Blomqvist5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Awonder Liang5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Tiger Hillarp Persson5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Kaido Kulaots5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Koen Leenhouts5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
Sayantan Das5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Martin Percivaldi5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Srinath Narayanan5.5/9(+5 -3 =1)[games]
Shah Fenil5.5/9(+3 -1 =5)[games]
Sergey Volkov5.5/9(+4 -2 =3)[games]
* (126 players total; 94 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
Rilton Cup 2017/18

The 47th Rilton Cup took place from December 27 - January 5 in Scandic Continental, Stockholm, Sweden. The 9-round Swiss open featured 126 players from several countries. The event's namesake Dr. Tore Rilton, who died in 1983, wanted the tournament to be an opportunity for young Swedish talents to challenge strong masters from abroad. Players received 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds per move starting from move 1. Photo of winner:

Official site: Crosstable:

 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 520  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Vrtiakova vs L Evertsson  1-0442017Rilton Cup 2017/18B43 Sicilian, Kan, 5.Nc3
2. S Estremera Panos vs V Kanth Tarun  1-0432017Rilton Cup 2017/18D35 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Edvin Trost vs A Ornstein  0-1482017Rilton Cup 2017/18C95 Ruy Lopez, Closed, Breyer
4. Trygve Dahl vs J Sarkar  ½-½352017Rilton Cup 2017/18C49 Four Knights
5. A Livner vs S Salonika  1-0322017Rilton Cup 2017/18A10 English
6. K Niemi vs Thu Giang Nguyen  1-0472017Rilton Cup 2017/18B01 Scandinavian
7. I Nasibullin vs J Haug  0-1352017Rilton Cup 2017/18B10 Caro-Kann
8. Yi Liu vs L Crevatin 1-0382017Rilton Cup 2017/18D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. A Chigaeva vs P Koykka  1-0322017Rilton Cup 2017/18A61 Benoni
10. K Kakumanu vs M Mahalakshmi  ½-½332017Rilton Cup 2017/18C03 French, Tarrasch
11. D Klingher vs M Schekachikhin  0-1322017Rilton Cup 2017/18A07 King's Indian Attack
12. A Saveliev vs T Gueci  1-0582017Rilton Cup 2017/18B83 Sicilian
13. Jonathan Pein vs R Haria  0-1412017Rilton Cup 2017/18A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
14. M Larson vs Melih Kaan Can  1-0582017Rilton Cup 2017/18D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
15. F Tuomainen vs J Sai Agni Jeevitesh  0-1562017Rilton Cup 2017/18A40 Queen's Pawn Game
16. Kumar Sumit vs J M Seo  1-0582017Rilton Cup 2017/18C50 Giuoco Piano
17. A Nesterov vs V S Raahul  1-0242017Rilton Cup 2017/18E73 King's Indian
18. M Percivaldi vs H Sorensen  ½-½902017Rilton Cup 2017/18A07 King's Indian Attack
19. A Harshini vs D Eggleston  ½-½642017Rilton Cup 2017/18B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation
20. T Sammalvuo vs R Ramondino  1-0412017Rilton Cup 2017/18E99 King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov
21. B Petersson vs L de La Fuente  ½-½452017Rilton Cup 2017/18C00 French Defense
22. C R G Krishna vs J Eriksson  1-0672017Rilton Cup 2017/18A13 English
23. Thomas Bauer vs R Sagit  1-0662017Rilton Cup 2017/18B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
24. F Bellia vs M Narva  1-0492017Rilton Cup 2017/18D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
25. F Seresin vs L O Hauge  0-1382017Rilton Cup 2017/18A31 English, Symmetrical, Benoni Formation
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  Tabanus: First!

And congrats to Alekseenko. Too bad Salomon collapsed in the last round, a draw would have given him 1st place.

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