News about Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2016

  • November 2016 FIDE Ratings Update
    In the past month, Ian Nepomniachtchi won the Tal Memorial and Pavel Eljanov won the Isle of Man. Thus, we see their ratings improve in the November 2016 FIDE Ratings List. Nepomniachtchi is now at No. 12 with ELO 2767 and Eljanov at No. 16 with ELO 2757. Vladimir Kramnik slid down from No. 2 … Continue reading “November 2016 FIDE Ratings Update”

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  • Wesley So in Isle of Man (Masters) 2016
    Wesley So came in as 2nd seed at the start of Chess.com’s Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2016 (Masters category), with an ELO rating of 2794. Throughout the duration of the tournament, he played 9 rounds against players with an average rating of 2709. He tallied 4 wins and 5 draws, for a score … Continue reading “Wesley So in Isle of Man (Masters) 2016”

  • Axel Bachmann vs. R Praggnanandhaa, Round 9 – Isle of Man International Masters 2016
    This is the game everybody has been talking about. Chessbase calls this a truly historic game. Chess.com described it the most sparkling game of the round. Why? Because the world’s youngest International Master, the 11-year old R Praggnanandhaa with a 2442 rating pulled off a relentless attack and eventually won against GM Axel Bachmann (ELO … Continue reading “Axel Bachmann vs. R Praggnanandhaa, Round 9 – Isle of Man International Masters 2016”

  • Isle of Man 2016 (Masters) Final Ranking: Eljanov Wins!
    After 9 rounds of chess action in the Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2016, Fabiano Caruana and Pavel Eljanov came out on top with 7.5 points each. Eljanov wins on tie-break. Eljanov drew his 9th and final round game against Wesley So to secure his tied top finish in the tournament. The latter finished … Continue reading “Isle of Man 2016 (Masters) Final Ranking: Eljanov Wins!”

  • Pavel Eljanov leads Isle of Man 2016 after Round 6
    Pavel Eljanov takes the driver’s seat at the end of Round 6 of Chess.com’s Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2016. This after he defeated his co-leader from the end of previous round, Alexei Shirov, in Round 6. Check out their game below: All the games of the tournament are available here. Check out more … Continue reading “Pavel Eljanov leads Isle of Man 2016 after Round 6”

  • Isle of Man (Masters) 2016 Round 5 Report
    Benjamin Bok pulls an upset against Hikaru Nakamura in Round 5. He’ll be up against Wesley So in Round 6.

  • Alexei Shirov leads Isle of Man International Masters 2016 at the end of Round 4
    After 4 rounds of play, with 5 more rounds to go, Alexei Shirov leads the pack in the Masters section of Chess.com’s Isle of Man International Chess Tournament 2016, with 4 wins in 4 games. Interestingly, though, he’s a bye in the 5th round. Tied in second place with 3.5 points are Wesley So, Pavel … Continue reading “Alexei Shirov leads Isle of Man International Masters 2016 at the end of Round 4”

  • Chess.com Isle of Man International 2016 – Masters
  • FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016
    A few big tournaments are still ongoing, namely: Isle of Man and Tal Memorial, thus their results are not yet counted for the October update of the FIDE Ratings List. Nevertheless, a few changes happened since last month. Vladimir Kramnik retakes the 2nd place from Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So overtakes Hikaru Nakamura at the … Continue reading “FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016”

  • Chess.com Isle of Man International 2016 Ranking After Round 2

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