Last 2 Qualifiers

 

 

Last 2 Qualifiers : To participate in the  2018 Candidates Tournament –: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, overall 340  Grand  prix points in the series) and Alexander Grischuk (Russia, 336,4 grand prix points). 

The Grand Prix, a series of four Swiss-style tournaments with 24 participants,  held this year in Sharjah, UAE.. Moscow, Russia.. Geneva, Switzerland.. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

 The next stage of the World Chess Championship cycle, the Candidates Tournament, will take place in Berlin, Germany, on March 10—28, 2018. Six other participants of the Candidates include Sergey Karjakin of Russia, the previous World Championship challenger, Levon Aronian of Armenia and Ding Liren of China (the winner and runner-up of the 2017 FIDE World Cup), the wildcard choice Vladimir Kramnik of Russia and two more players who will qualify by rating and who will be announced later this year (current rating scores indicate that the two remaining participants will be Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So, both from the US).

Tickets are now available for purchase here: http://www.ticketmaster.de/artist/fide-world-chess-candidates-tournament-tickets/989876. A 10% discount will be offered on tickets during Christmas sale (December 4, 2017 – January 10, 2018). The Candidates Tournament will be broadcasted exclusively on www.worldchess.com/berlin and on media partners’ sites.

 

[Event “FIDE Grand Prix Geneva”]
[Site “Geneva SUI”]
[Date “2017.07.10”]
[EventDate “2017.07.06”]

 Rd 5 Eljanov (2739) – Grishchuk (2761) 0-1

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Bb6 9. Na4 Re8 10. Bg5 Qd6 11. Nd2 Qg6 12. Ne4 Bg4 13. h3 Be6 14. Bd2 Rad8 15. Kh2 Kh8 16. a3 f5 17. Nec5 Bc8 18. b4 e4 19. e3 Bxc5 20. Nxc5 b6 21. Nb3 Ba6 22. Nc1 Ne5 23. Qa4 Bxd3 24. Nxd3 Nxd3 25. b5 h5 26. Qc2 Qd6 27. h4 Qe5 28. Kg1 Re6 29. a4 Kh7 30. Ra3 Rdd6 31. a5 c6 32. bxc6 Rxc6 33. Qd1 Nf6 34. axb6 axb6 35. Qb1 Red6 36. Rb3 Ng4 37. Bb4 Rd5 38. Be1 Rc1 0-1

 

[Event “FIDE Grand Prix Sharjah”]
[Site “Sharjah UAE”]
[Date “2017.02.21”]
[EventDate “2017.02.18”]

 Rd 4 Mamedyarov (2766) – Adams (2751) 1-0

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. Nge2 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Qd2 Nb6 12. f3 Bd7 13. O-O O-O 14. g4 Nf6 15. Ng3 Ne8 16. Rae1 Nd6 17. e4 dxe4 18. fxe4 Ndc4 19. Qc1 Bxg4 20. b3 Rad8 21. Nf5 Bxf5 22. exf5 Qf6 23. Bxc4 Nxc4 24. bxc4 Qxd4+ 25. Kh1 Rfe8 26. f6 Rxe1 27. Qxe1 Qxc4 28. fxg7 Rd6 29. Rg1 Rg6 30. Qe5 Qe6 31. Qb8+ Kxg7 32. Qxa7 Qc4 33. Qe3 b5 34. a3 c5 35. Ne4 f5 36. Rxg6+ Kxg6 37. Nxc5 Qd5+ 38. Kg1 Qd1+ 39. Kg2 Qd5+ 40. Kh3 Qd1 41. Qe8+ Kf6 42. Nd7+ Kg5 43. Qg8+ 1-0

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