World Blitz Championship LIVE

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12/30/2017 – The "King Salman World Blitz & Rapid Championships 2017" in Riyadh from Decemer 26th to 30th. At the half way point of the Blitz Championship, the defending champ Sergey Karjakin leads with 9 / 11. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is a half point back followed by Peter Svidler and a trio of Chinese: Wang, Ding and Yu on 8 / 11. In the Women's Pia Cramling has a full point lead with 9½ / 11. Watch live with Rounds 11 to 22 from 12:00 Noon CET (6:00 AM EST) on Saturday with commentary by E. Miroshnichenko & WGM K. Tsatsalashvili.

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Blitz: Rounds 1-11

Dubbed the 'King Salman World Rapid & Blitz Championship', the host of this championships is Saudi Arabia. The tournament will take place in Riyadh from December 26th to 30th and is endowed with a record $2 million dollar prize fund.

Standings after Round 11 (top 20)

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Karjakin Sergey 9,0 0,0
2 Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 8,5 0,0
3 Svidler Peter 8,0 0,0
4 Wang Hao 8,0 0,0
5 Ding Liren 8,0 0,0
6 Yu Yangyi 8,0 0,0
7 Le Quang Liem 8,0 0,0
8 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 8,0 0,0
9 Kravtsiv Martyn 7,5 0,0
10 Andriasian Zaven 7,5 0,0
11 Nepomniachtchi Ian 7,5 0,0
12 Salem A.R. Saleh 7,5 0,0
13 Grischuk Alexander 7,5 0,0
14 Esipenko Andrey 7,0 0,0
15 Amonatov Farrukh 7,0 0,0
16 Kryvoruchko Yuriy 7,0 0,0
17 Dreev Aleksey 7,0 0,0
18 Rapport Richard 7,0 0,0
19 Amin Bassem 7,0 0,0
20 Carlsen Magnus 7,0 0,0

...138 players

Live games and commentary

 

Commentary by GM E. Miroshnichenko & WGM K. Tsatsalashvili | Source: ChessCast


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Standings after Round 11 (top 20 women)

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Cramling Pia 9,5 0,0
2 Dzagnidze Nana 8,5 1,0
3 Gunina Valentina 8,5 0,0
4 Lagno Kateryna 8,0 0,0
5 Buksa Nataliya 8,0 0,0
6 Mammadzada Gunay 7,5 0,0
7 Tan Zhongyi 7,5 0,0
8 Lei Tingjie 7,5 0,0
9 Gaponenko Inna 7,5 0,0
10 Michna Marta 7,0 0,0
11 Bodnaruk Anastasia 7,0 0,0
12 Charochkina Daria 7,0 0,0
13 Kosteniuk Alexandra 7,0 0,0
14 Abdumalik Zhansaya 7,0 0,0
15 Krush Irina 7,0 0,0
16 Paehtz Elisabeth 7,0 0,0
17 Ushenina Anna 7,0 0,0
18 Socko Monika 7,0 0,0
19 Zhukova Natalia 7,0 0,0
20 Nechaeva Marina 7,0 0,0

...100 players

Schedule 

Blitz World Championship — December 29th to 30th 

Round schedule (PDF)

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Final rapid standings (top 20)

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Anand Viswanathan 10,5 0,0
2 Fedoseev Vladimir 10,5 0,0
3 Nepomniachtchi Ian 10,5 0,0
4 Bu Xiangzhi 10,0 0,0
5 Carlsen Magnus 10,0 0,0
6 Grischuk Alexander 10,0 0,0
7 Savchenko Boris 10,0 0,0
8 Mamedov Rauf 10,0 0,0
9 Guseinov Gadir 10,0 0,0
10 Svidler Peter 9,5 0,0
11 Wang Hao 9,5 0,0
12 Yu Yangyi 9,5 0,0
13 Artemiev Vladislav 9,5 0,0
14 Onischuk Vladimir 9,5 0,0
15 Ding Liren 9,5 0,0
16 Harikrishna P. 9,5 0,0
17 Grigoriants Sergey 9,5 0,0
18 Zhao Jun 9,5 0,0
19 Pantsulaia Levan 9,0 0,0
20 Saric Ivan 9,0 0,0

...134 players

Final Women's rapid standings (top 20)

Rk. Name Pts.  TB1 
1 Ju Wenjun 11,5 0,0
2 Lei Tingjie 11,0 0,0
3 Paehtz Elisabeth 10,5 0,0
4 Khotenashvili Bela 10,0 0,0
5 Pham Le Thao Nguyen 10,0 0,0
6 Dzagnidze Nana 10,0 0,0
7 Fataliyeva Ulviyya 10,0 0,0
8 Atalik Ekaterina 10,0 0,0
9 Danielian Elina 9,5 0,0
10 Assaubayeva Bibisara 9,5 0,0
11 Goryachkina Aleksandra 9,5 0,0
12 Shuvalova Polina 9,5 0,0
13 Huang Qian 9,5 0,0
14 Shen Yang 9,5 0,0
15 Kosteniuk Alexandra 9,0 0,0
16 Mamedjarova Turkan 9,0 0,0
17 Guo Qi 9,0 0,0
18 Tan Zhongyi 9,0 0,0
19 Harika Dronavalli 9,0 0,0
20 Sebag Marie 9,0 0,0

...100 players

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