| page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 674
|1. Grischuk vs A Merry
|| ||1-0||40||2018||Isle of Man Masters||C10 French|
|2. J P Wallace vs H Melkumyan
|| ||0-1||37||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B32 Sicilian|
|3. J Xiong vs E Karavade
||1-0||21||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B12 Caro-Kann Defense|
|4. J Jackson vs Short
|| ||0-1||29||2018||Isle of Man Masters||C60 Ruy Lopez|
|5. M Lubbe vs G Meier
||0-1||23||2018||Isle of Man Masters||C15 French, Winawer|
|6. Shirov vs T S Ravi
|| ||½-½||41||2018||Isle of Man Masters||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|7. A Mortazavi vs S Sevian
|| ||0-1||26||2018||Isle of Man Masters||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|8. Sutovsky vs J Rapport
|| ||½-½||31||2018||Isle of Man Masters||C10 French|
|9. K Arakhamia-Grant vs M Parligras
|| ||½-½||70||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|10. Ganguly vs J M Bellon Lopez
|| ||½-½||53||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B45 Sicilian, Taimanov|
|11. L Wu vs A Tari
||0-1||26||2018||Isle of Man Masters||A04 Reti Opening|
|12. A Donchenko vs M Gavilan Diaz
|| ||1-0||87||2018||Isle of Man Masters||A04 Reti Opening|
|13. M Dubinski vs R Jumabayev
|| ||0-1||47||2018||Isle of Man Masters||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|14. D G Fridman vs R Bellin
|| ||1-0||27||2018||Isle of Man Masters||A81 Dutch|
|15. B Barth Sahl vs S Vaibhav
|| ||0-1||47||2018||Isle of Man Masters||A13 English|
|16. R Svane vs D Kolbus
|| ||1-0||56||2018||Isle of Man Masters||D10 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|17. R Vaishali vs B D Deac
|| ||½-½||35||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|18. V Kovalev vs S Guramishvili
|| ||1-0||29||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B91 Sicilian, Najdorf, Zagreb (Fianchetto) Variation|
|19. T Hoefelsauer vs B Adhiban
||0-1||30||2018||Isle of Man Masters||A40 Queen's Pawn Game|
|20. P Ladron de Guevara Pinto vs Nakamura
||½-½||35||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B32 Sicilian|
|21. Karjakin vs S Swaminathan
|| ||1-0||36||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|22. B Munguntuul vs R Wojtaszek
|| ||½-½||56||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B92 Sicilian, Najdorf, Opocensky Variation|
|23. R Rapport vs Harshit Raja
|| ||½-½||47||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B58 Sicilian|
|24. S Fenil vs Wang Hao
|| ||0-1||41||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B13 Caro-Kann, Exchange|
|25. K Arjun vs Le Quang Liem
|| ||½-½||66||2018||Isle of Man Masters||B33 Sicilian|
| page 1 of 27; games 1-25 of 674
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|Oct-28-18|| ||PhilFeeley: Yes, stronger opponents, beating Rapport and drawing Kramnik, Nakamura and MVL.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||virginmind: Deac drew with black against Aronian.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Dionysius1: Fair enough. I'm rooting for Gawain Jones. No losses and beat Aronian. Playing above his grading. And I like the Welsh.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Marmot PFL: Xiong is a pawn ahead but I don't see an easy win if Jones keeps the queens on.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||PhilFeeley: I agree Jones deserves a good finish. I guess not everyone can get it.|
Draw on board 1. I guess we're headed for a playoff.
|Oct-28-18|| ||Dionysius1: Ah well. A draw it was in the end. Not a very satisfying result for Jones or Xiong I expect.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||PhilFeeley: What's with the spate of non-castling? Is this a new secret strategy?|
|Oct-28-18|| ||MissScarlett: I blame the malinfluence of the overrated Pillsbury.|
<Hazz>, if you're reading this....I'm joking, I'm joking.....jeez...lol
|Oct-28-18|| ||PhilFeeley: No rapids in the playoff, just blitz. Looking forward to it.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Boomie: <PhilFeeley: No rapids in the playoff, just blitz. Looking forward to it.>|
Could be a while. Naka's game might go over 100 moves.
|Oct-28-18|| ||Boomie: Eljanov resigned. Now Kosteniuk is mopping up against a guy who apparently won't resign. The playoff whould start within the hour.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Boomie: And they're off...It's a King's Gambit, Fianchetto line.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||sonia91: <a guy who apparently won't resign> I would have played on too in a B vs R ending|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Boomie: Rado draws first blood. The 2nd game is a Sicilian.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Boomie: Arkady unleashed a piece sac and is dominating.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||Boomie: Time for Armor Get It On. Rado has white.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||siamesedream: Congratulations to <GM Rados³aw Wojtaszek> and his wife <IM Alina Kashlinskaya> for winning Isle of Man 2018!|
|Oct-28-18|| ||PhilFeeley: Arkady played a risky King's Indian when all he needed was a draw. It backfired. Congratulations to Radoslaw and his wife Alina for making it a perfect family affair.|
|Oct-28-18|| ||sonia91: Many congratulations to the couple!
Alina also achieved a GM norm, as her performance is 2705: http://chess-results.com/tnr385685....
|Oct-28-18|| ||sonia91: Speaking of GM norms, poor Semyon Lomasov (second highest-finishing non-GM, behind Kashlinskaya) narrowly missed it at a 2599 performance: http://chess-results.com/tnr385685....|
|Oct-28-18|| ||morfishine: Great showing by GJones|
|Oct-28-18|| ||JimNorCal: Also, great showing by young Jeffery Xiong.|
|Oct-29-18|| ||PhilFeeley: The look on Kosteniuk's face! It says, "Bozo should have resigned 50 moves ago."|
|Oct-29-18|| ||0ZeR0: Well done, Wojtaszek and Kashlinskaya. Sto lat!|
|Oct-30-18|| ||malt: Well done Wojtaszek,
I was mainly watching the Grischuk v M Vachier-Lagrave game in the final round.
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