Magnus Carlsen leads on Rapid Day 2 Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017

Day 2 of three rapid games for Rounds 4, 5 and 6 of Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017: Magnus Carlsen scored another impressive 2 wins and a draw, including his Round 4 win against Wesley So.Replay »

Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017 Game Results

Round 4

1Nakamura, Hikaru1-0Bacrot, Etienne
2Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar1-0Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
3So, Wesley0-1Carlsen, Magnus
4Karjakin, Sergey½-½Caruana, Fabiano
5Topalov, Veselin0-1Grischuk, Alexander

Round 5

1Carlsen, Magnus1-0Topalov, Veselin
2Grischuk, Alexander0-1Nakamura, Hikaru
3Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime½-½So, Wesley
4Bacrot, Etienne0-1Karjakin, Sergey
5Caruana, Fabiano0-1Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar

Round 6

1Nakamura, Hikaru½-½Carlsen, Magnus
2Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar½-½So, Wesley
3Karjakin, Sergey0-1Grischuk, Alexander
4Topalov, Veselin0-1Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
5Caruana, Fabiano0-1Bacrot, Etienne

Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017 Ranking After Rapid Round 6

1Carlsen, MagnusNOR283210
2Nakamura, HikaruUSA27859
3Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE28008
4Grischuk, AlexanderRUS27617
5So, WesleyUSA28127
6Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA27966
7Karjakin, SergeyRUS27815
8Topalov, VeselinBUL27494
9Bacrot, EtienneFRA27083
10Caruana, FabianoUSA28081

Fabiano Caruana was fortunate to secure a draw in Round 4, otherwise he would have scored zero in this tournament so far. He has yet to win a game with 5 losses.

As per GCT Paris format, rapid games are assigned 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw.

Replay all rapid games in GCT Paris 2017.

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16 thoughts on “Magnus Carlsen leads on Rapid Day 2 Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017”

  1. Wesley So lost to Magnus Carlsen in Round 4:

    Karjakin, Sergey Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0
    Nakamura, Hikaru Bacrot, Etienne 1-0
    So, Wesley Carlsen, Magnus 0-1
    Topalov, Veselin Grischuk, Alexander 0-1

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