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Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017

The Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017 took place in Switzerland 12th-17th April. Opening ceremony, concert and Opening Blitz - 12th April 2017. New Classical Chess - 13th-16th April. Blitz - 17th April 2017.
Total Classical + Blitz: 1. 1. Hikaru Nakamura - 15, 2. Ian Nepomniachtchi - 14, 3. Viswanathan Anand - 13.5, 4. Peter Svidler - 12, 5. Vladimir Kramnik - 11, 6. Boris Gelfand - 9, 7. Grigoryi Oparin - 5.5, 8. Yannick Pelletier - 1. Hikaru Nakamura wins the Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017.

Blitz: 1. Hikaru Nakamura - 5 out of 7 scores, 2. Viswanathan Anand - 4.5, 3-5. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Peter Svidler, Boris Gelfand - 4, 6. Vladimir Kramnik - 3, 7. Grigoryi Oparin - 2.5, 8. Yannick Pelletier - 4.
Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017, Blitz Games

Classical Chess: 1-2. Hikaru Nakamura, Ian Nepomniachtchi - 10 out of 14 scores (5/7), 3. Viswanathan Anand - 9 (4.5), 4-5. Vladimir Kramnik, Peter Svidler - 8 (4), 6. Boris Gelfand - 5 (2.5), 7-8. Yannick Pelletier, Grigoryi Oparin - 3 (1.5).
Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017, Classical Games

Opening Blitz (12th April 2017): 1-2. Nakamura, Gelfand - 4.5 out of 7, 3. Kramnik - 4, 4-5. Nepomniachtchi, Anand - 3.5, 6. Oparin - 3, 7-8. Svidler, Pelletier - 2.5.
Kortchnoi Zurich CC 2017, Opening Blitz Games

New classical chess with a new time control: 45 minutes per game with additional 30 seconds for each move. Blitz: 10 minutes + 5 seconds. Classical games count as double: a win - 2 points, a draw - 1 point, the blitz results as usual in chess tournaments - 1 point for a win and 0.5 for a draw.
Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Viswanathan Anand (India), Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia), Boris Gelfand (Israel), Peter Svidler (Russia), Grigoryi Oparin (Russia), Yannick Pelletier (Switzerland).

Games Kortchnoi Zurich CC 2017 (85, pgn)

Opening ceremony, concert: four superb musicians: violinist Ilya Gringolts, cellist Boris Adrianov, guitarist Dmitry Illarionov, violinist Leonard Schreiber.

Site: http://www.zurich-cc.com/

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