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Sunway Sitges Open Tournament

Chithambaram V R Aravindh7.5/9(+6 -0 =3)[games]
Sam Shankland7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
A R Saleh Salem7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Matthias Dann7/9(+5 -0 =4)[games]
Jose Rafael Gascon del Nogal7/9(+6 -1 =2)[games]
Hrant Melkumyan6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Zdenko Kozul6.5/9(+6 -2 =1)[games]
Alexander Motylev6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Jaime Santos Latasa6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Ivan Sokolov6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Alexander Zubov6.5/9(+4 -0 =5)[games]
Lukas Cernousek6.5/9(+5 -1 =3)[games]
Alexandr Predke6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Aman Hambleton6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Sumiya Bilguun6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Nikita Petrov6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Romain Edouard6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Lev Yankelevich6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Fernando Peralta6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Victor Bologan6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Rodrigo Vasquez Schroeder6/9(+3 -0 =6)[games]
Awonder Liang6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
Hipolito Asis Gargatagli6/9(+4 -1 =4)[games]
C R G Krishna6/9(+5 -2 =2)[games]
Batkhuyag Munguntuul3/6(+1 -1 =4)[games]
Miguel Santos Ruiz5/8(+3 -1 =4)[games]
Harshit Raja4.5/7(+3 -1 =3)[games]
Josep Manuel Lopez Martinez4/7(+3 -2 =2)[games]
Evgenij Agrest4/6(+2 -0 =4)[games]
Ruslan Pogorelov1.5/3(+1 -1 =1)[games]
Inigo Lopez Mulet2/5(+2 -3 =0)[games]
Deniz Arman2.5/3(+2 -0 =1)[games]
* (125 players total; 93 players not shown. Click here for longer list.) Chess Event Description
Sunway Sitges Open (2017)

The 4th Sunway Sitges Open (Group A) was a 182-player 9-round Swiss tournament held at Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa in Sitges (35 km from Barcelona), Spain, 15-23 December 2017. Time control: 90 minutes for the first 40 moves then 30 more minutes to finish the game, with 30 seconds added per move from move 1. If equal number of points after 9 rounds between some of the top 4 Buchholz ranked players, elimination matches (two 5'+ 3" Blitz games + eventually an Armageddon game) to be played for the final standings. Prize fund 17,590 euros, with 5,000 euros + trophy to the winner. Rounds 1-8 started at 4:30 pm, Round 9 at 9:30 am. Tournament director: Francesc Gonzalez Alonso. Chief arbiter: Manuel Navarro Perez. Number of games played: 779 Classical + 4 Blitz = 783 (of which only about 300 were made available).

Chithambaram V R Aravindh won with 7.5/9. Shankland (2nd) beat Saleh Salem (3rd) who beat Dann (4th) in the Sunway Sitges Tiebreaks (2017).

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 page 1 of 12; games 1-25 of 296  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. A Predke vs Nadar Anand  1-0312017Sunway Sitges OpenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
2. F Peralta vs A Betaneli  1-0562017Sunway Sitges OpenD31 Queen's Gambit Declined
3. Motylev vs J Cuadras Avellana  1-0492017Sunway Sitges OpenB48 Sicilian, Taimanov Variation
4. A Harshini vs A Rosell  0-1392017Sunway Sitges OpenB15 Caro-Kann
5. D Saduakassova vs J A V Reymundo  1-0252017Sunway Sitges OpenD72 Neo-Grunfeld,, Main line
6. Das Soham vs Shankland  0-1592017Sunway Sitges OpenC53 Giuoco Piano
7. A R Saleh Salem vs V Rodriguez Alvarez  1-0472017Sunway Sitges OpenE15 Queen's Indian
8. I Blechzin vs H Melkumyan  0-1522017Sunway Sitges OpenE60 King's Indian Defense
9. Zubov vs D Dardha  1-0342017Sunway Sitges OpenE04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3
10. Luca Varriale vs R Edouard  0-1322017Sunway Sitges OpenA10 English
11. Bologan vs A Zherebtsova  1-0312017Sunway Sitges OpenC53 Giuoco Piano
12. R Ashwath vs Z Kozul  0-1752017Sunway Sitges OpenD78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6
13. E Can vs Y Schwartz  1-0192017Sunway Sitges OpenA40 Queen's Pawn Game
14. Andreu Blasco Coll vs E Agrest  ½-½922017Sunway Sitges OpenD43 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav
15. K Y Chan vs J M Lopez Martinez  ½-½462017Sunway Sitges OpenA14 English
16. I Sokolov vs J L Pajeken  1-0222017Sunway Sitges OpenD27 Queen's Gambit Accepted, Classical
17. K Larsen vs C Aravindh  0-1322017Sunway Sitges OpenB52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack
18. N Petrov vs A Favaloro  1-0272017Sunway Sitges OpenA06 Reti Opening
19. C Onyekwere vs A Liang  0-1272017Sunway Sitges OpenC53 Giuoco Piano
20. W Pajeken vs Vasquez Schroeder  0-1372017Sunway Sitges OpenA34 English, Symmetrical
21. J Santos Latasa vs I Martinez Lopez  1-0642017Sunway Sitges OpenA13 English
22. P Llaneza-Vega vs H Asis Gargatagli  0-1252017Sunway Sitges OpenB23 Sicilian, Closed
23. M Dann vs P V Nandhidhaa  1-0502017Sunway Sitges OpenA12 English with b3
24. M Santos Ruiz vs M Linsenmeyer  ½-½232017Sunway Sitges OpenC42 Petrov Defense
25. D Nordquelle vs A Stella  ½-½632017Sunway Sitges OpenB25 Sicilian, Closed
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