The 5th Altibox Norway Chess concluded for wins for Fabiano Caruana against Hikaru Nakamura, and Vladimir Kramnik over Anish Giri.Replay »
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Final Round Results
|1||Karjakin, Sergey||1/2-1/2||Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime|
|2||Caruana, Fabiano||1-0||Nakamura, Hikaru|
|3||So, Wesley||1/2-1/2||Aronian, Levon|
|4||Kramnik, Vladimir||1-0||Giri, Anish|
|5||Anand, Viswanathan||1/2-1/2||Carlsen, Magnus|
Thus, the half-point advantage of Levon Aronian before the final round turned into a full point lead to secure his win of this tournament.
Here’s the final ranking »
The two bottom-dwellers at the end of the previous round won this time in the penultimate round of Altibox Norway Chess 2017.
Magnus Carlsen defeated his previous challenger, Sergey Karjakin, while Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won against Vladimir Kramnik.
The rest of the games were drawn.Replay »
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Round 8 Results
|1||Nakamura, Hikaru||1/2-1/2||So, Wesley|
|2||Carlsen, Magnus||1-0||Karjakin, Sergey|
|3||Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime||1-0||Kramnik, Vladimir|
|4||Aronian, Levon||1/2-1/2||Anand, Viswanathan|
|5||Giri, Anish||1/2-1/2||Caruana, Fabiano|
Thus, Levon Aronian still leads leading to the final round with 5.5 points (3 wins and 5 draws), followed closely behind by Hikaru Nakamura with 5 points. Full ranking »
It was another action-packed Round 7 in the 5th Altibox Norway Chess 2017. Levon Aronian won against Sergey Karjakin to take solo lead at the end of the round, with 2 more rounds to go. The world champion and Norway’s very own, Magnus Carlsen, found himself in trouble again, as he lost to Vladimir Kramnik, and thus now shares the bottom place with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the ranking. Wesley So failed to capitalize on his 1-pawn advantage and eventually split the point with Fabiano Caruana.
Replay Round 7 games below:Replay »
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Round 7 Results
|1||Anand, Viswanathan||1/2-1/2||Nakamura, Hikaru|
|2||Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime||0-1||Giri, Anish|
|3||Kramnik, Vladimir||1-0||Carlsen, Magnus|
|4||So, Wesley||1/2-1/2||Caruana, Fabiano|
|5||Karjakin, Sergey||0-1||Aronian, Levon|
So far, Wesley So drew all his games, and has yet to win or lose a single game in this tournament.
Here’s the ranking after Round 7 »
6 players currently sitting at the elite 2800-club category, and they certainly look too crowded at the top. Don’t you think?
Former world champion Vishy Anand, after losing two games in the prior rounds, finally won one, at the expense of Fabiano Caruana, in Round 6 of the Altibox Norway Chess 2017. Meanwhile, Levon Aronian scored once against against Vladimir Kramnik in the same round.Replay »
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Round 6 Results
|1||Carlsen, Magnus||1/2-1/2||Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime|
|2||Nakamura, Hikaru||1/2-1/2||Karjakin, Sergey|
|3||Aronian, Levon||1-0||Kramnik, Vladimir|
|4||Giri, Anish||1/2-1/2||So, Wesley|
|5||Caruana, Fabiano||0-1||Anand, Viswanathan|
Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura both have two wins and 4 draws in this tournament, thus lead the pack at the end of Round 6. Thus far, only Wesley So and Sergey Karjakin have all 6 draws and have yet to win or lose a game. Check out the rankinga after Round 6 »
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Round 4 Results:
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Ranking after Round 4:
The Round 3 games of the Altibox Norway Chess 2017 were nothing short of action, as players tend to create imbalance among their games, but they ended in draws nonetheless.Replay »
Altibox Norway Chess 2017 Round 3 Results
|1||Carlsen, Magnus||1/2-1/2||Nakamura, Hikaru|
|2||Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime||1/2-1/2||Caruana, Fabiano|
|3||Karjakin, Sergey||1/2-1/2||Anand, Viswanathan|
|4||Kramnik, Vladimir||1/2-1/2||So, Wesley|
|5||Aronian, Levon||1/2-1/2||Giri, Anish|
Here’s the ranking after 3 rounds »