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Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

The Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017 took place in Leuven (Belgium) June 28th July 2nd. Rapid (25 minutes + 10 seconds per move; two points for a win, one point for a draw) and Blitz (5 minutes + 3 seconds per move; 1, 1/2, 0). The prize money for the tournament is $150 000.
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, Viswanathan Anand, Anish Giri, Vassily Ivanchuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Baadur Jobava.

Total score, Rapid+Blitz: 1. Magnus Carlsen - 25.5 out of 36 scores, 2. Wesley So - 22.5, 3. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 22, 4. Anish Giri - 20, 5-6. Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian - 18.5, 7. Ian Nepomniachtchi - 18, 8. Viswanathan Anand - 16, 9. Vassily Ivanchuk - 15.5, 10. Baadur Jobava - 3.5.

Blitz, Day 2. Final standings Blitz: 1. Magnus Carlsen - 14.5 out of 18, 2-3. Anish Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 10, 4-5. Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian - 9.5, 6. Ian Nepomniachtchi - 9, 7-8. Vassily Ivanchuk, Wesley So - 8.5, 9. Viswanathan Anand - 8, 10. Baadur Jobava - 2.5.

Blitz, Day 1. 1. Carlsen 7.5, 2. Kramnik 6, 3. Giri 5.5, 4-5. Anand, Nepomniachtchi 5, 6-8. So, Aronian, Vachier-Lagrave 4.5, 9. Ivanchuk 2, 10. Jobava 0.5. Carlsen beat So. Giri beat Carlsen. Kramnik beat Giri.

Final standings Rapid: 1. Wesley So - 14 out of 18, 2. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 12, 3. Magnus Carlsen - 11, 4. Anish Giri - 10, 5-7. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik - 9, 8. Viswanathan Anand - 8, 9. Vassily Ivanchuk - 7, 10. Baadur Jobava - 1.
Rapid, Day 3. So drew with Nepomniachtchi and Ivanchuk, beat Aronian. Vachier-Lagrave beat Anand and Nepomniachtchi, lost to Aronian. Carlsen drew with Giri, Anand and Nepomniachtchi.
Rapid Games, Day 3, Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017

Rapid, Day 2. So beat Jobava and Anand, drew with Giri. Vachier-Lagrave drew with Carlsen and Giri, beat Jobava. Carlsen drew with Vachier-Lagrave, beat Kramnik and Jobava.
Rapid Games, Day 2, Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017
After Day 2: 1. So 10 out of 12, 2-3. Vachier-Lagrave, Carlsen 8, 4-5. Nepomniachtchi, Giri 7, 6-8. Aronian, Anand, Ivanchuk 5, 9. Kramnik 4, 10. Jobava 0.

Rapid, Day 1. So beat Kramnik and Carlsen, drew with Vachier-Lagrave. Vachier-Lagrave beat Ivanchuk, drew with So and Kramnik. Nepomniachtchi beat Jobava and Giri, lost to Anand.
Rapid Games, Day 1, Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2017
After Day 1: 1. So 5 out of 6, 2-3. Vachier-Lagrave, Nepomniachtchi 4, 4-8. Anand, Giri, Ivanchuk, Carlsen, Kramnik 3, 9. Aronian 2, 10. Jobava 0.

Games Leuven GCT Rapid 2017 (45, pgn)

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour is part of the the Grand Chess Tour 2017, a series of 4 chess events organized worldwide (Paris - France, Leuven - Belgium, Saint Louis USA and London - UK).

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2016

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