Magnus Carlsen wins Your Next Move 2017 – Leuven

Magnus Carlsen may have been down by 3 points when the rapid rounds of the tournament concluded against the then leader Wesley So, but after a spectacular performance of 14.5/18 in the blitz rounds, Carlsen came out the runaway winner of the second leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2017, the Your Next Move 2017, which happened in Leuven, Belgium.

This is a back-to-back tournament wins for Carlsen as he also won the the tour’s Paris leg last month. Remember that the Grand Chess Tour 2017 is composed of 5 tournaments as follows:

Your Next Move 2017 Final Ranking

Thus, GCT points for Your Next Move 2017 are awarded as follows:

Grand Chess Tour 2017 Ranking after Paris and Leuven (GCT Points)

Take note that only Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So took part in both the Paris and Leuven leg, thus naturally they’re at the top of the ranking so far:

RankNameParis Pts.Leuven Pts.Total GCT Pts
1Magnus Carlsen121325
2Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 10818
3Wesley So41014
4Hikaru Nakamura8-8
5Levon Aronian-5.55.5
6Sergey Karjakin5-5
7Ian Nepomniachtchi-44
8Fabiano Caruana3-3
8Viswanathan Anand-33

Replay all the games in Your Next Move 2017:



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