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
|1||Carlsen, Magnus||1-0||Karjakin, Sergey|
|2||Nakamura, Hikaru||½-½||Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime|
|3||Aronian, Levon||0-1||Caruana, Fabiano|
|4||Svidler, Peter||½-½||Anand, Viswanathan|
|5||Nepomniachtchi, Ian||0-1||So, 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
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