The 2019 King Salman FIDE World Blitz Championship was a 21-round Swiss open (for players rated >2550) held at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia, 29-30 December, with the participation of 159 GM's, including defending champion Magnus Carlsen. The prize fund was $350,000, with $60,000 to the winner. Time control: 3 minutes per player for all moves, with 2 seconds added per move from move one. If there was a tie for 1st place, the top two players according to the first eligible tiebreak criterion would comp ... [more]
Player: Srinath Narayanan
| page 1 of 1; 21 games
|1. V Belov vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||½-½||41||2019||World Blitz Championship||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|2. E Iturrizaga vs Srinath Narayanan
||1-0||59||2019||World Blitz Championship||A20 English|
|3. B Grachev vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||1-0||41||2019||World Blitz Championship||D02 Queen's Pawn Game|
|4. A Korobov vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||½-½||38||2019||World Blitz Championship||D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation|
|5. D Gukesh vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||1-0||53||2019||World Blitz Championship||A07 King's Indian Attack|
|6. T Luukkonen vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||0-1||42||2019||World Blitz Championship||C53 Giuoco Piano|
|7. Srinath Narayanan vs M Mamatov
|| ||1-0||40||2019||World Blitz Championship||B56 Sicilian|
|8. Srinath Narayanan vs S Sjugirov
|| ||1-0||28||2019||World Blitz Championship||B51 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|9. Srinath Narayanan vs Sarin Nihal
|| ||½-½||15||2019||World Blitz Championship||C47 Four Knights|
|10. Srinath Narayanan vs G Meier
|| ||0-1||32||2019||World Blitz Championship||C10 French|
|11. Srinath Narayanan vs D Anton Guijarro
|| ||0-1||45||2019||World Blitz Championship||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
|12. Srinath Narayanan vs G Guseinov
|| ||0-1||42||2019||World Blitz Championship||A04 Reti Opening|
|13. Srinath Narayanan vs D Bocharov
|| ||1-0||31||2019||World Blitz Championship||B90 Sicilian, Najdorf|
|14. Srinath Narayanan vs S Pogosyan
|| ||1-0||28||2019||World Blitz Championship||C78 Ruy Lopez|
|15. Srinath Narayanan vs T Batchuluun
|| ||1-0||36||2019||World Blitz Championship||C65 Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense|
|16. A Pashikian vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||1-0||27||2019||World Blitz Championship||E04 Catalan, Open, 5.Nf3|
|17. Srinath Narayanan vs Tran Tuan Minh
|| ||0-1||37||2019||World Blitz Championship||B52 Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack|
|18. Huzman vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||1-0||43||2019||World Blitz Championship||A46 Queen's Pawn Game|
|19. R Yanchenko vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||1-0||65||2019||World Blitz Championship||B14 Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack|
|20. Srinath Narayanan vs S Lobanov
|| ||1-0||31||2019||World Blitz Championship||C92 Ruy Lopez, Closed|
|21. Felix Blohberger vs Srinath Narayanan
|| ||0-1||43||2019||World Blitz Championship||B31 Sicilian, Rossolimo Variation|
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|Jan-06-20|| ||fabelhaft: After 18 rounds Firouzja was in third place only 1.5 behind Carlsen and on the way to medal again, when he messed up a winning position against Carlsen and even lost in the end after the famous incident with the dropped piece.|
After that he maybe lost some concentration and only got 0.5/3 in the last rounds, and the third medal behind Carlsen and Nakamura, who were in a class of their own in the final standings, suprisingly went to the ”retired” Kramnik.
|Jan-06-20|| ||fabelhaft: Karjakin finished 41st and won against Kramnik but in his remaining 9 games against players ranked top 63 he scored 2 draws and 7 losses.|
|Jan-06-20|| ||Diademas: Finally!
Nice to have you back <Annie K.>!
|Jan-07-20|| ||Tabanus: You just wait till there's an intro and edited standings table. For example Grischuk had 14 points according to http://chess-results.com/tnr499129.....|
Then it'll be even better ;)
|Jan-07-20|| ||Tabanus: Fedoseev and Matlakov should have 13.5. Anyone keen to make an effort to check and fix this?|
Or should I hack the standings table ;)
|Jan-07-20|| ||Annie K.: <Tab> as I recall there were a bunch of stubs (0 move games) rejected from this event. You are welcome to edit the standings, and an intro would be great too. ;)|
|Jan-07-20|| ||Tabanus: Coming up! :) It will take some days though, it's quite time-consuming.|
|Jan-08-20|| ||tonsillolith: Holy crap, Kramnik finished third in this blitz event saturated with youngsters, even after spending some time congealing in retirement? My respect for him only grows.|
|Jan-10-20|| ||mycroft2120: This is a fabulous result for Naka. I feel sorry for him that despite his best effort (take away that slip against Firouzja and he might have won the whole thing), Carlsen still gets the trophy.|
|Jan-10-20|| ||chancho: Naka can't catch a break against Carlsen it seems. He'll either:get squashed in a tournament Carlsen is playing in, or: Caissa steps in and sticks the shank on Naka when he least can afford it. Star-Crossed.|
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