Qatar Masters R2: Video analysis by Daniel King

12/21/2015 – It's the second day at the Qatar Masters and 9 players are leading with 2/2. Amongst these players are the likes of So, Giri and Yu Yangyi amongst others. After a draw yesterday, Magnus Carlsen comforted himself today with a win over Aravindh. In an Anti-Sicilian Carlsen got a pleasant position out of the opening. Daniel King shows this game in his round report. Click here for the video...

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Highlights Round 2

Analysis

 

Pairings/Results of Round 2 on 2015/12/21 at 15:00

Bo. Ti. Name Rtg
Res.
Ti. Name Rtg
1 GM Kramnik Vladimir 2796 ½-½ GM Piorun Kacper 2637
2 GM Grandelius Nils 2632 0-1 GM Giri Anish 2784
3 GM So Wesley 2775 1-0 GM Naroditsky Daniel 2628
4 GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2622 ½-½ GM Karjakin Sergey 2766
5 GM Li Chao B 2750 1-0 GM Ipatov Alexander 2619
6 GM Zhang Zhong 2619 ½-½ GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2748
7 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2744 ½-½ GM Bluebaum Matthias 2590
8 GM Bok Benjamin 2594 0-1 GM Yu Yangyi 2736
9 GM Wojtaszek Radoslaw 2723 1-0 IM Lin Chen 2532
10 GM Rambaldi Francesco 2560 ½-½ GM Korobov Anton 2713
11 GM Kosteniuk Alexandra 2542 ½-½ GM Ponomariov Ruslan 2710
12 GM Howell David W L 2688 1-0 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 2521
13 GM Al-Sayed Mohammed 2520 ½-½ GM Matlakov Maxim 2684
14 GM Hou Yifan 2683 ½-½ GM Harika Dronavalli 2513
15 GM Sundararajan Kidambi 2513 ½-½ GM Duda Jan-Krzysztof 2663
16 GM Dubov Daniil 2655 ½-½ IM Gagare Shardul 2470
17 IM Yuffa Daniil 2504 1-0 GM Bologan Viktor 2654
18 GM Ganguly Surya Shekhar 2648 ½-½   Fang Yuxiang 2438
19   Xu Yinglun 2470 ½-½ GM Sjugirov Sanan 2646
20 GM Swiercz Dariusz 2646 1-0   Firouzja Alireza 2372
21 IM Tissir Mohamed 2346 ½-½ GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi 2644
22   Raja Harshit 2325 0-1 GM Sethuraman S.P. 2639
23 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. 2486 0-1 GM Carlsen Magnus 2834
24 IM Batsiashvili Nino 2498 0-1 GM Harikrishna P. 2743
25 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2737 1-0 IM Ma Zhonghan 2463
26 GM Ivanchuk Vassily 2710 1-0 IM Tabatabaei M.Amin 2482
27 GM Ni Hua 2693 1-0 IM Sagar Shah 2441
28 IM Puranik Abhimanyu 2442 ½-½ GM Moiseenko Alexander 2689
29 IM Lorparizangeneh Shahin 2454 0-1 GM Adhiban B. 2669
30 GM Fedoseev Vladimir 2664 ½-½ IM Ali Marandi Cemil Can 2454
31 GM Carlsson Pontus 2433 0-1 GM Akopian Vladimir 2648
32 IM Padmini Rout 2437 ½-½ GM Khairullin Ildar 2647
33 GM Shankland Samuel L 2646 ½-½ IM Vignesh N R 2422
34 GM Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son 2642 ½-½ FM Abdusattorov Nodirbek 2429
35 GM Sasikiran Krishnan 2638 1-0 IM Saiyn Zhanat 2394
36 GM Lenderman Aleksandr 2626 1-0 FM Haria Ravi 2416
37 GM Bartel Mateusz 2620 ½-½ IM Khademalsharieh Sarasadat 2380
38 IM Karavade Eesha 2379 ½-½ GM Lu Shanglei 2618
39 GM Hamdouchi Hicham 2597 1-0 IM Pham Le Thao Nguyen 2319
40 IM Christiansen Johan-Sebastian 2385 0-1 GM Vocaturo Daniele 2597
41 WGM Pourkashiyan Atousa 2322 ½-½ GM Esen Baris 2562
42 WGM Bartel Marta 2271 0-1 GM Xu Jun 2526
43 GM Bromberger Stefan 2521 0-1 WGM Abdumalik Zhansaya 2390
44   Roy Prantik 2370 ½-½ GM Schroeder Jan-Christian 2511
45 GM Wei Yi 2730 1-0 FM Basso Pier Luigi 2438
46 FM Rohan Ahuja 2426 0-1 GM Vitiugov Nikita 2724
47 GM Khismatullin Denis 2654 1-0 IM Aryan Chopra 2436
48 GM Tregubov Pavel V. 2589 1-0 IM Nezad Husein Aziz 2425
49 IM Seyb Alexander 2425 1-0 GM Dzagnidze Nana 2559
50 IM Svane Rasmus 2529 1-0 FM Gholami Aryan 2422
51   Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh 2414 1-0 GM Khotenashvili Bela 2496
52 IM Sunilduth Lyna Narayanan 2494 ½-½ WGM Saduakassova Dinara 2407
53   Siva Mahadevan 2400 0-1 WGM Goryachkina Aleksandra 2493
54 IM Ezat Mohamed 2490 ½-½ IM Slavin Alexey 2388
55 IM Abhishek Kelkar 2393 1-0 GM Shoker Samy 2489
56 GM Zhukova Natalia 2488 1-0 IM Konguvel Ponnuswamy 2377
57 FM Li Di 2389 1-0 IM Sanal Vahap 2487
58 GM Neelotpal Das 2475 ½-½ IM Guramishvili Sopiko 2368
59 IM Li Ruofan 2372 ½-½ GM Krush Irina 2468
60 FM Moroni Luca Jr 2466 1-0 WIM Bivol Alina 2344
61 IM Ly Moulthun 2462 1-0 WFM Vaishali R 2313
62   Dai Changren 2328 1-0 GM Venkatesh M.R. 2451
63 IM Kashlinskaya Alina 2448 1-0 IM Piasetski Leon 2287
64 FM Goriatchkin Jouri 2318 ½-½ IM Firat Burak 2446
65 IM Vogel Roven 2439 ½-½ WIM Pratyusha Bodda 2260
66 WIM Derakhshani Dorsa 2307 0-1 IM Wang Yiye 2438

Daniel King: Mr. Powerplay

Daniel King during a visit in Hamburg

Grandmaster Daniel King has been a professional chess player for more than 20 years and has represented his country in numerous competitions, amongst others in the historic win by the English over the Soviet Union in 1990 in Reykjavik. King is the author of more than 15 chess books and has wealth of experience as a trainer, assisting many of England’s leading players. He is also well known for his broadcasting on TV, radio and the internet, commentating major chess events. To the delight of chess fans worldwide, he hosts his monthly "Powerplay" show on the world's largest chess server, Playchess.com. He contributes to ChessBase Magazine, with the popular column "Move by Move". King has also produced the highly praised PowerPlay DVD series for ChessBase. King lives in London.

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