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12/24/2015 – The leading players, Giri and Li Shao, of the tournament played each other in round 4 and drew. Three players caught up: So, Matlakov und Carlsen. Magnus Carlsen played with black against Duda. They played a Najdorf. Daniel King shows this game in his round report. Click here for the video...

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Highlights Round 4

Pairings/Results of Round 4 on 2015/12/23 at 15:00

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

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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Pentium Infinite Pentium Infinite 12/24/2015 03:40
I know we are all in love for Magnus, but can you at least a few times put photos of other players in the covers of your articles?
soimulPatriei soimulPatriei 12/24/2015 01:48
Excellent presentation! As usual, I should add.
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