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Rilton Cup 2017/18 Tournament

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]
Sarin Nihal6/9(+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]
* (126 players total; 97 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:

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 page 1 of 21; games 1-25 of 520  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Ippolito vs Sasikiran  1-0422017Rilton Cup 2017/18D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
2. R Praggnanandhaa vs N Kumar  1-0462017Rilton Cup 2017/18A07 King's Indian Attack
3. B Nitish vs H Tikkanen  0-1392017Rilton Cup 2017/18D02 Queen's Pawn Game
4. M Santos Ruiz vs M Lanzani  ½-½152017Rilton Cup 2017/18E09 Catalan, Closed
5. A Valsecchi vs Das Soham  1-0302017Rilton Cup 2017/18B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
6. M Pantzar vs Sarin Nihal  1-0422017Rilton Cup 2017/18A57 Benko Gambit
7. C Marzano vs E Blomqvist  0-1542017Rilton Cup 2017/18E11 Bogo-Indian Defense
8. K Leenhouts vs R Thogersen  1-0522017Rilton Cup 2017/18D80 Grunfeld
9. Valo Hallman vs J Salomon  ½-½952017Rilton Cup 2017/18A22 English
10. J S Thybo vs Ludvig Carlsson  1-0512017Rilton Cup 2017/18E17 Queen's Indian
11. N Anand vs V Usmanov  0-1822017Rilton Cup 2017/18D20 Queen's Gambit Accepted
12. R Vogel vs Lucas Ranaldi  1-0272017Rilton Cup 2017/18A37 English, Symmetrical
13. W Jakel vs Dragnev  ½-½662017Rilton Cup 2017/18C53 Giuoco Piano
14. R Akesson vs J Kretz  1-0422017Rilton Cup 2017/18D37 Queen's Gambit Declined
15. Gunnar Johansson vs A Ostrovskiy  ½-½302017Rilton Cup 2017/18E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical
16. M Calzetta vs S Lobanov  0-1432017Rilton Cup 2017/18B53 Sicilian
17. S Das vs A Paramzina  0-1432017Rilton Cup 2017/18B23 Sicilian, Closed
18. R Bergstrom vs Kotronias  0-1522017Rilton Cup 2017/18A01 Nimzovich-Larsen Attack
19. Kulkarni Ojas vs J Santos Latasa  0-1132017Rilton Cup 2017/18B90 Sicilian, Najdorf
20. Srinath Narayanan vs T Glimbrant  1-0472017Rilton Cup 2017/18C07 French, Tarrasch
21. Krasenkow vs Bellon Lopez  1-0522017Rilton Cup 2017/18D36 Queen's Gambit Declined, Exchange, Positional line, 6.Qc2
22. A Ziegler vs K Piorun  0-1492017Rilton Cup 2017/18A45 Queen's Pawn Game
23. N Grandelius vs D Arman  1-0582017Rilton Cup 2017/18A16 English
24. S Fenil vs S Volkov 0-1942017Rilton Cup 2017/18D11 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
25. J L Hammer vs D Kolbus  1-0412017Rilton Cup 2017/18D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
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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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