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Paris Grand Chess Tour 2016

The Paris Grand Chess Tour 2016 took place in France 9th-12th June. Rapid (two points for a win, one point for a draw) and Blitz (1, 1/2, 0). Hikaru Nakamura wins the Paris GCT 2016.

Total score, Rapid+Blitz: 1. Hikaru Nakamura - 25.5, 2. Magnus Carlsen - 24.5, 3. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 22, 4. Wesley So - 19.5, 5. Levon Aronian - 19, 6. Anish Giri - 18, 7. Vladimir Kramnik - 15.5, 8. Fabiano Caruana - 14, 9. Veselin Topalov - 12, 10. Laurent Fressinet - 10.

Blitz, Day 2. Final standings Blitz: 1-2. Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura - 11.5 out of 18 scores, 3. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 11, 4-5. Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana - 10, 6. Anish Giri - 9, 7. Wesley So - 8.5, 8. Veselin Topalov - 7, 9. Vladimir Kramnik - 5.5, 10. Laurent Fressinet - 5.
So, Wesley (2770) - Carlsen, Magnus (2855) [A29], Paris (10) 2016, 0-1

Blitz, Day 1. The Spanish Game is popular in Paris. The total score, Rapid+Blitz: Nakamura leads 20.5, Carlsen 20, Vachier-Lagrave 15.5 (after Round 9 Blitz). Nakamura beat Caruana, Giri, Topalov, Fressinet. Carlsen beat Aronian, Kramnik, Giri, Fressinet, Nakamura.

Final standings Rapid: 1. Hikaru Nakamura - 14 out of 18 scores, 2. Magnus Carlsen - 13, 3-4. Wesley So, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - 11, 5. Vladimir Kramnik - 10, 6-7. Anish Giri, Levon Aronian - 9, 8. Laurent Fressinet - 5, 9-10. Fabiano Caruana, Veselin Topalov - 4.
Rapid, Day 2. Carlsen beat Topalov, Kramnik, drew with Giri, Fressinet. Nakamura drew with So, beat Vachier-Lagrave, Aronian, Caruana.
Rapid Games, Day 2, Paris Grand Chess Tour 2016

Rapid, Day 1. Carlsen lost to So on time, beat Vachier-Lagrave, Aronian, Caruana, drew with Nakamura. Kramnik beat Topalov, drew with Nakamura, So, Giri, lost to Vachier-Lagrave. Nakamura beat Topalov, Fressinet, drew with Kramnik, Giri, Carlsen. After Day 1: 1-2. Carlsen, Nakamura 7 out of 10, 3-4. So, Vachier-Lagrave 6.
Rapid Games, Day 1, Paris Grand Chess Tour 2016

Games Paris GCT Rapid 2016 (45, pgn)

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