Carlsen, Caruana and So win in Round 2 Sinquefield Cup 2017

Another action-packed Round 2 in Sinquefield Cup 2017 as 60% of the games are once again decisive. The top 3 players in the world in terms of FIDE ratings won their games in this round.

Wesley So bounced back from his Round 1 loss by defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi in Round 2. Magnus Carlsen displayed his dominance against his former challenger Sergey Karjakin in the world chess crown. Fabiano Caruana delivered a fine win against Levon Aronian after a rook+bishop vs. rook ending.Replay »

Sinquefield Cup 2017 Round 2 Results

#WhiteResultsBlack
1Carlsen, Magnus1-0Karjakin, Sergey
2Nakamura, Hikaru½-½Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime
3Aronian, Levon0-1Caruana, Fabiano
4Svidler, Peter½-½Anand, Viswanathan
5Nepomniachtchi, Ian0-1So, Wesley
 

Thus at the end of Round 2, Carlsen, Caruana and MVL lead the tournament with 1.5 points apiece.

Sinquefield Cup 2017 Ranking after Round 2

#NameFEDRatingsPtsSB
1Carlsen, MagnusNOR28221.51.75
Caruana, FabianoUSA28071.51.75
Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA27911.51.50
4Nakamura, HikaruUSA27921.01.25
Anand, ViswanathanIND27831.00.75
Karjakin, SergeyRUS27731.00.50
So, WesleyUSA28101.00.00
Aronian, LevonARM28091.00.00
9Svidler, PeterRUS27490.50.50
10Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS27420.00.00
 

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