Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 2 Results

The Sinquefield Cup is the third leg of Grand Chess Tour 2016. Two former world champions, Viswanathan Anand and Veselin Topalov, are participants in this event, although we’re missing the skill sets of another former world champion, Vladimir Kramnik, and the current world champion and number 1 player, Magnus Carlsen, whose currently busy preparing for defending his title come November.

In round 2 of the tournament, we saw some action — so much so, that 3 out of the 5 games were actually decisive:

Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 2 Results

NameRtgRes.NameRtg
Levon Aronian27841-0Peter Svidler2751
Fabiano Caruana28071/2-1/2Veselin Topalov2761
Hikaru Nakamura27911-0Anish Giri2769
Ding Liren27551/2-1/2Wesley So2771
M. Vachier-Lagrave28190-1Viswanathan Anand2770

Crosstable and standings after 2 rounds are as follows:

Courtesy of: Chessbase

Courtesy of: Chessbase

Replay the Round 2 games below:[replay]
Replay all the games so far in Sinquefield Cup 2016.

Photo credit: Grand Chess Tour.

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  1. di kayang suportahan ng pinas sayang, madami pa dyan magagaling kulang sa exposure sa labas ng bansa kaya tama lng gnawa ni wesley ayun tuloy tuloy ang magagandang laro kung dito lng sya baka laos na tulad ng mga ibang magagaling na chess players.

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