Altibox Norway Chess 2019/Blitz

Altibox Norway Chess 2019/Blitz

 French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave  wins the 7th Altibox  Norway Chess .. Blitz

Winning 3 in a row and  going undefeated with White 4.5/5 and beating Magnus with Black . [Good Day]

 Carlsen Gambits ..

Going in to the last round needing a win half point behind MVL  pressed with white losing the Game , Title,  and the No. 1 rating



Rd9  Carlsen – Vachier-Lagrave   0-1

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. b4 cxb4 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bd3 e5 6. a3 exd4 7. Nxd4 bxa3 8. O-O Be7 9. Bxa3 O-O 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. f4 d5 13. e5 Bxa3 14. Rxa3 Qb6+ 15. Kh1 Ng4 16. Qe1 Qc5 17. Rb3 f5 18. h3 Nh6 19. Na4 Qe7 20. Qc3 Qc7 21. Nc5 Nf7 22. e6 Nd6 23. Qe5 Qe7 24. Rfb1 Ne4 25. Bxe4 fxe4 26. Rb8 Rxb8 27. Rxb8 Re8 28. f5 Qxc5 29. Qc7 Qf8 30. Qxc6 Bd7 31. Qxd7 Rxb8 32. e7 Qe8 33. Qxd5+ Kh8 34. Qe5 Rb6 35. Qxe4 Rf6 0-1


1. GM Vachier Lagrave, Maxime 2779 7.5

2. GM Carlsen, Magnus 2875 6.0

3. GM Aronian, Levon 2752 6.0

4. GM Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2774 5.0

5. GM Ding, Liren 2805 4.5

6. GM So, Wesley 2754 3.5

7. GM Yu, Yangyi 2738 3.5

8. GM Caruana, Fabiano 2819 3.0

9.GM Grischuk, Alexander 2775 3.0

10. GM Anand, Viswanathan 2767 3.0


 Main event Round 1 Classical Start time 1700 [11 am central USA]

Each player will have 120 minutes on the clock with an increment of 10 seconds after move 40.
Participant is obliged to record the moves on the score-sheet, starting from the first move. A
player can stop recording the moves in the second period when he has less than 5 minutes.
Time control for the Armageddon game: white has 10 minutes and black has 7 minutes with an
increment of 3 seconds per move, starting from move 61.
Players are not allowed to agree on a draw until after move 30.
Players will get following points per round:
Victory main game: 2 points
Loss main game: 0 points
Draw main game & victory Armageddon: 1.5 points
Draw main game & loss Armageddon: ½ point
If there’s a draw in the classical game then the players will move on to Armageddon after all
classical games are over.
White pieces will continue with white in Armageddon.
With this, there will be a winner in each game due to the fact that the player with the black
pieces in the Armageddon game will win if the game ends in a draw.

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