Gashimov Memorial - Live!

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12/23/2021 – The Gashimov Memorial 2021 is a rapid and blitz chess tournament taking place on December 18-23 in Baku. Eight players, including Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Sergey Karjakin and Shakriyar Mamedyarov, are participating in the six-day event. Follow the action live starting at 15.00 local time (12.00 CET, 6.00 ET, 16.30 IST).

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Blitz - Rounds 8 to 14

The Gashimov Memorial 2021 is being played as a rapid and blitz chess tournament. Eight players, including Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Sergey Karjakin and Shakriyar Mamedyarov, will participate in the six-day event.

Rapid section

Two-game mini-matches will be played, and the points will be awarded following the next criteria.

  • The winner of the rapid mini-match gets 3 points and the loser gets 0 points. In case of a draw in a mini-match, each player earns 1 point, but an Armageddon game will be played to determine the winner. In Armageddon, the winner is awarded 1 extra point. 

The time control will be 15 minutes for the game plus 10-second increments per move. In Armageddon, White will get 5 minutes and Black will get 4 minutes, with 3-second increments starting after move 60. Black will have draw odds.

Blitz section

A double round-robin with a time control of 5 minutes for the game plus 3-second increments per move.

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Live games

 

Overall standings

Rk Name Rtg Rapid Blitz Pts
1 Rapport, Richard 2750

16

20½

2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 2727 14

5

19

3 Caruana, Fabiano 2770 14

18½

4 Karjakin, Sergey 2757 16

2

18

5 Navara, David 2706 8

4

12

6 Mamedov, Rauf 2690 9

10½

7 Asadli, Vugar 2309 4

4

8

8 Anand, Viswanathan 2748 3

Schedule

  • December 18 - Rapid round 1
  • December 19 - Rapid rounds 2 and 3
  • December 20 - Rapid rounds 4 and 5
  • December 21 - Rapid rounds 6 and 7
  • December 22 - Blitz rounds 1-7
  • December 23 - Blitz rounds 8-14

Rounds start daily at 15.00 local time (12.00 CET, 6.00 ET, 16.30 IST).

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