2017 Winter Chess Classic

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The 2017 Winter Chess Classic is the first of four tournaments each year featuring 20 international chess professionals. The Winter Chess Classic is comprised of two 10-player Round Robin tournaments. Over the course of nine rounds, these competitors will battle for $20,000 in prize money and gain valuable experience in top-level events.

The Winter Chess Classic held Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

March 11 – 18

2 playing groups

A Group Ranking after round 3

Rank Name Score Fed. M/F Rating TPR W-We 1 2 3
1 GM Howell, David W L 2.5 ENG M 2657 2911 +0.91 ½ 1 1
2 GM Fedoseev, Vladimir 2.0 RUS M 2658 2768 +0.44 0 1 1
3 GM Swiercz, Dariusz 2.0 POL M 2645 2761 +0.46 ½ ½ 1
4 GM Xiong, Jeffery 1.5 USA M 2674 2626 -0.19 1 0 ½
5 GM Cordova, Emilio 1.5 PER M 2655 2639 -0.07 1 ½ 0
6 GM Zherebukh, Yaroslav 1.5 USA M 2614 2662 +0.20 1 ½ 0
7 GM Sevian, Samuel 1.5 USA M 2579 2621 +0.17 ½ 1 0
8 GM Shankland, Samuel L 1.0 USA M 2674 2482 -0.77 0 ½ ½
9 GM Ipatov, Alexander 1.0 TUR M 2660 2538 -0.48 ½ 0 ½
10 IM Li, Ruifeng 0.5 USA M 2561 2369 -0.67 0 0 ½

 

 

 

B Group Ranking after round 3

Rank Name Score Fed. M/F Rating TPR W-We 1 2 3 4 5 6
1 GM Baryshpolets, Andrey 2.5 UKR M 2578 2815 +0.85 ½ 1 1      
2 GM Chirila, Ioan-Cristian 2.5 ROU M 2522 2733 +0.74 1 1 ½      
3 GM Ramirez, Alejandro 2.0 USA M 2549 2609 +0.23 1 0 1      
4 GM Hess, Robert L 1.5 USA M 2571 2540 -0.13 ½ 0 1      
5 GM Rambaldi, Francesco 1.5 ITA M 2559 2524 -0.13 ½ 1 0      
6 GM Finegold, Benjamin 1.5 USA M 2483 2503 +0.09 1 ½ 0      
7 GM Krush, Irina 1.5 USA F 2444 2518 +0.30 0 1 ½      
8 IM Ali Marandi, Cemil Can 1.0 TUR M 2495 2412 -0.33 ½ ½ 0      
9 IM Chandra, Akshat 0.5 USA M 2512 2225 -1.06 0 0 ½      
10 IM Sukandar, Irine Kharisma 0.5 INA F 2423 2258 -0.56 0 0 ½

 

Chess Board

  Rd3 GM Ramirez, Alejandro – IM Ali Marandi, Cemil Can 1-0

1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bb2 Bd6 7. Qc2 a6 8. Rg1 e5 9. g4 e4 10. g5 Nh5 11. Nd4 c5 12. Nxd5 cxd4 13. Qxe4+ kf8 14. Be2 h6 15. Bxh5 hxg5 16. Be2 Rh4 17. Qg2 f6 18. Bxd4 Rxh2 19. Qe4 Nc5 20. Qg6 Rh6 21. Qc2 Ne6 22. Bb6 Nc7 23. Bf3 Be6 24. Nxc7 Bxc7 25. Qe4 f5 26. Qxb7 Rc8 27. Bxc7 Rxc7 28. Qxa6 kg8 29. Qa5 Qf6 30. Qc3 Qe7 31. Qe5 g4 32. Bd5 Qf7 33. Rh1 Rf6 34. Qh2 Rh6 35. Qe5 Rf6 36. Qh2 Rh6 37. Bxe6 Qxe6 38. Qg2 Qe5 39. Qa8+ kh7 40. d4 Qe7 41. Qd5 Rxh1+ 42. Qxh1+ kg6 43. Qd5 Ra7 44. c5 Rd7 45. Qc6+ kg5 46. O-O-O

 

 

 

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