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Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2018

The Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2018 was held in Leuven (Belgium) June 12th 16th. Rapid (25 minutes and 10 seconds per move; two points for a win, one point for a draw) and Blitz (5 minutes and 3 seconds per move; 1, 1/2, 0). The prize money for the tournament is $150 000. 10 players, round-robin.

Total score, Rapid+Blitz: 1. Wesley So - 22 out of 36 scores, 2-3. Sergey Karjakin, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 21.5, 4. Hikaru Nakamura - 21, 5. Levon Aronian - 20.5, 6. Alexander Grischuk - 17.5, 7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 17, 8. Viswanathan Anand - 14.5, 9. Fabiano Caruana - 13.5, 10. Anish Giri - 11.

Blitz, Day 2. Final standings Blitz: 1. Sergey Karjakin - 11.5 out of 18, 2. Hikaru Nakamura - 11, 3. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 10.5, 4-6. Alexander Grischuk, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian - 9.5, 7-8. Wesley So, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 8, 9. Fabiano Caruana - 6.5, 10. Anish Giri - 6.

Blitz, Day 1. 1. Karjakin - 6.5 out of 9, 2. Aronian - 5.5.

Final standings Rapid: 1. Wesley So - 14 out of 18, 2-3. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian - 11, 4-5. Sergey Karjakin, Hikaru Nakamura - 10, 6. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 9, 7. Alexander Grischuk - 8, 8. Fabiano Caruana - 7, 9-10. Viswanathan Anand, Anish Giri - 5.
Rapid, Day 3. So beat Nakamura.
Rapid Games, Day 3, Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2018

Rapid, Day 2. So beat Giri and Grischuk.
Rapid Games, Day 2, Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2018
After Day 2: 1. So 10 out of 12.

Rapid, Day 1. So beat Mamedyarov and Caruana.
Rapid Games, Day 1, Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2018
After Day 1: 1. So 5 out of 6, 2-3. Karjakin, Aronian 4.

Games Leuven GCT Rapid 2017 (45, pgn)

Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour is part of the the Grand Chess Tour 2018, a series of 5 chess events organized worldwide (Leuven - Belgium 12-16 June, Paris - France 20-24 June, Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz 10-16 August, Sinquefield Cup 17-28 August USA and GCT Finals London - UK December 2018).

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