|Danzhou GM (2019)|
The 10th edition of the Danzhou Super Grandmaster Tournament took place from 30 June to 7 July 2019 in Danzhou on the South China Sea island province of Hainan. This year the 8-player round-robin featured five international grandmasters as well as some top Chinese players. The total prize fund was $60,000, with 20,000 for 1st place. Players had 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. (1) Tournament director: Ye Jiangchuan. Chief arbiter: Xiao Hong. Richard Rapport won with 4.5/7.
Official site: http://cca.imsa.cn/. Chess-Results: https://chess-results.com/tnr452997...
Report by ChessBase: https://en.chessbase.com/post/haina...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 Rapport 2735 * ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 1 4½
2 Yu Yangyi 2738 ½ * ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 4
3 Wei Yi 2741 ½ ½ * ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 4
4 Gujrathi 2707 ½ 0 ½ * 1 0 1 ½ 3½
=5 Wang Hao 2737 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 1 ½ ½ 3½
=5 Artemiev 2761 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ 3½
7 Inarkiev 2693 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 3
8 Amin 2707 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 2
Previous edition: Hainan Danzhou GM (2018)
(1) chess24 https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-t...
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28
|1. R Rapport vs V Artemiev
|| ||½-½||35||2019||Danzhou GM||A15 English|
|2. Wang Hao vs Wei Yi
|| ||½-½||25||2019||Danzhou GM||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|3. Yu Yangyi vs V S Gujrathi
||1-0||38||2019||Danzhou GM||C50 Giuoco Piano|
|4. B Amin vs E Inarkiev
|| ||0-1||54||2019||Danzhou GM||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|5. R Rapport vs Wang Hao
|| ||½-½||34||2019||Danzhou GM||A14 English|
|6. Wei Yi vs Yu Yangyi
|| ||½-½||56||2019||Danzhou GM||C42 Petrov Defense|
|7. V S Gujrathi vs B Amin
|| ||½-½||33||2019||Danzhou GM||E84 King's Indian, Samisch, Panno Main line|
|8. V Artemiev vs E Inarkiev
|| ||½-½||72||2019||Danzhou GM||A13 English|
|9. Wang Hao vs V Artemiev
|| ||1-0||76||2019||Danzhou GM||D12 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|10. Yu Yangyi vs R Rapport
|| ||½-½||34||2019||Danzhou GM||E32 Nimzo-Indian, Classical|
|11. B Amin vs Wei Yi
|| ||0-1||43||2019||Danzhou GM||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|12. E Inarkiev vs V S Gujrathi
|| ||0-1||36||2019||Danzhou GM||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|13. Wang Hao vs Yu Yangyi
|| ||½-½||42||2019||Danzhou GM||A49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4|
|14. R Rapport vs B Amin
||1-0||44||2019||Danzhou GM||D78 Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6|
|15. Wei Yi vs E Inarkiev
|| ||½-½||35||2019||Danzhou GM||E21 Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights|
|16. V Artemiev vs V S Gujrathi
||1-0||54||2019||Danzhou GM||A37 English, Symmetrical|
|17. Yu Yangyi vs V Artemiev
|| ||½-½||58||2019||Danzhou GM||D15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav|
|18. B Amin vs Wang Hao
|| ||½-½||55||2019||Danzhou GM||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|19. E Inarkiev vs R Rapport
||0-1||56||2019||Danzhou GM||E12 Queen's Indian|
|20. V S Gujrathi vs Wei Yi
|| ||½-½||34||2019||Danzhou GM||D34 Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch|
|21. Yu Yangyi vs B Amin
|| ||½-½||63||2019||Danzhou GM||E77 King's Indian|
|22. Wang Hao vs E Inarkiev
|| ||½-½||42||2019||Danzhou GM||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|23. R Rapport vs V S Gujrathi
|| ||½-½||45||2019||Danzhou GM||A08 King's Indian Attack|
|24. V Artemiev vs Wei Yi
|| ||½-½||39||2019||Danzhou GM||A06 Reti Opening|
|25. B Amin vs V Artemiev
|| ||½-½||65||2019||Danzhou GM||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
| page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 28
|Jul-03-19|| ||sonia91: Just as in Karpov Poikovsky (2019), Artemiev bounces back from a loss (vs Wang Hao yesterday), this time to beat Vidit: https://twitter.com/chess24com/stat...|
|Jul-04-19|| ||boz: I'm not counting Artemiev out. Strong character.|
|Jul-04-19|| ||AdolfoAugusto: Hey Boz by any chance are you playing in Mexico?|
|Jul-04-19|| ||boz: No, Adolpho, what's going on there?|
|Jul-05-19|| ||AdolfoAugusto: The world amateur chess championship 2019 is held here in Manzanillo, Mexico. There is a player (CM Boban Bozinovic formely from somewhere in Yugoeslavia now playing with Austria) who kibitz in chessgames.com and I though that it might be you.|
|Jul-05-19|| ||boz: Ha, I wish I were, Adolpho. No, my name is Bossy (not my attitude!). Boz is short for that. |
If you are playing in Manzanillo, I wish you good luck!
|Jul-05-19|| ||csmath: Lousy round today. Vidit and Wei Yi drew in 12 moves, Wang Hao swindled Amin into a draw after both had winning advantages, Rapport won in a game that cannot be considered good either. Yu tortured Artemiev in rook ending without much chances to win, quite a boring one.|
This is the first round I was watching in streaming and I have to say it will be the last one, this is not a "supertournament" in my book. They need to make rules against early draws, this 12-move stinker is not something that should be allowed just like that.
|Jul-06-19|| ||csmath: Round 6 with 4 draws.
Artemiev and Wei Yi played a nice game with the Chinese player defending well.
Vidit sacked a pawn for dynamic position and Rapport could not find anything else than to draw by perpetual.
Wang Hao played another weak game against Inarkiev.
Yu barely survived his encounter with tail-ender Amin in a sort of checkers pawn structure.
This is shaping as one easy-to-forget tournament.
|Jul-07-19|| ||fabelhaft: And Rapport won it in the end, has to be the by far strongest round robin he has won this far.|
|Jul-07-19|| ||csmath: And Wang Hao lost in the last round to Vidit. Deservingly so after playing some poor chess in the last couple of rounds.|
With a self-inflicted wound by playing a move that secured opponent's king and opening his own! This happens a lot in soccer but I have not seen this in chess yet.
|Jul-07-19|| ||siggemannen: Didn't know Vidit is a 2700 player!
Agreed with csmath, this tourney was a bit TOO peaceful
|Jul-07-19|| ||csmath: Vidit is #3 Indian player at the moment.
One expected somebody in this bunch to shoot up but it did not happen. Rapport played well, deserved the win in the tournament but Artemiev must have been a disappointment for his fans. He was the highest ranked player here but did not show much. Overall the quality of games is not memorable.
|Jul-07-19|| ||sonia91: Tbf, Artemiev has been successful (= 1st) in all tournaments he played this year (Gibraltar, World Teams, Euro Individual, Russian Team Championships (Premier) (2019), Poikovsky) before this one, I wouldn't be too hard on him. Only Carlsen can win all tournaments he takes part in :D|
|Jul-07-19|| ||boz: I am sure we will be hearing much more from Artemiev. I look forward to it.|
|Jul-08-19|| ||sonia91: <And Wang Hao lost in the last round to Vidit.> Apparently Vidit endend Wang Hao's 70-game unbeaten streak: https://twitter.com/chess24com/stat...|
|Jul-08-19|| ||csmath: yup. Nevermind Artemiev, the most talented and the best player in this group is Either Wang Hao or Wei Yi, in my view. |
Wang Hao is also the most original of the bunch. The problem for him is when he seeks original chess he often plays dubious one. In this tournament last three games he played were all of a dubious value and he deservingly lost the last one.
His rise initially was meteoric but for some reason he did not become regular top 10 as Ding Liren. There is something preventing him to achieve higher goals.
There are many enormous talents in China, it is just a matter of time we shall see somebody to rise as a storm over the rest. And this is in a country where there are ten times more Chinese chess players than standard chess players.
|Jul-08-19|| ||Gypsy: 4 Gujrathi 2707 ½ 0 ½ * 1 0 1 ½ 3½
=5 Wang Hao 2737 ½ ½ ½ 0 * 1 ½ ½ 3½
=5 Artemiev 2761 ½ ½ ½ 1 0 * ½ ½ 3½
Why is Gujrathi listed clear ahead of the join Wang Hao & Artemiev?
(Not all that important, just a bit puzzling)
|Jul-08-19|| ||Tabanus: <Gypsy> It's because they are equal by all the tiebreak criterias 1, 2 and 3, see https://chess-results.com/tnr452997..., while Vidit is ahead on tb 2.|
|Jul-14-19|| ||Sokrates: <cxmath: ... There are many enormous talents in China, it is just a matter of time we shall see somebody to rise as a storm over the rest. And this is in a country where there are ten times more Chinese chess players than standard chess players.>|
Oh yes. They have already overflooded the main culture cities in Europe as tourists. They can be seen at all main art museums ignoring the art works but constantly taking selfies in front of them.
Statistics requiere that they shall have their rightful share of the chess elite in correspondance with their gigantuous population. So far they haven't produced a world champion less a candidate, but the women have set an omen of what to expect. Just like in the old USSR, dictatorships are good at breeding strong chessplayers. We should be thrilled!
|Jul-17-19|| ||sonia91: What a dumb comment... why do you have to throw politcs in a chess forum on a chess tournament??!|
|Jul-18-19|| ||HeMateMe: china probably has more top flight Go players than the European countries or the USA. I guess that's something...|
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