Day 2 of three rapid games for Rounds 4, 5 and 6 of Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017: Magnus Carlsen scored another impressive 2 wins and a draw, including his Round 4 win against Wesley So.[replay]
Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017 Game Results
Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017 Ranking After Rapid Round 6
Fabiano Caruana was fortunate to secure a draw in Round 4, otherwise he would have scored zero in this tournament so far. He has yet to win a game with 5 losses.
As per GCT Paris format, rapid games are assigned 2 points for a win and 1 for a draw.
Replay all rapid games in GCT Paris 2017.
Photo credit: Grand Chess Tour
Wesley So lost to Magnus Carlsen in Round 4:
Karjakin, Sergey Caruana, Fabiano ½-½
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 1-0
Nakamura, Hikaru Bacrot, Etienne 1-0
So, Wesley Carlsen, Magnus 0-1
Topalov, Veselin Grischuk, Alexander 0-1
GCT Paris 2017 Ranking after Round 4 of Rapid games
Wesley So doesn’t look so happy with that loss to Magnus Carlsen
Round 5 match-ups:
Wesley So is now wearing sunglasses for Round 5 against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave
What’s with the shades?
Partial Round 5 Results:
Bacrot, Etienne Karjakin, Sergey 0-1
Carlsen, Magnus Topalov, Veselin 1-0
Caruana, Fabiano Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime So, Wesley ½-½
So, it appears it wasn’t that much effective eh?
Still Round 5: Grischuk – Nakamura 0-1.
Great escape by Nakamura there
Ranking after Round 5: Carlsen still leads, followed closely behind by Hikaru Nakamura
It’s not so good performance so far by Fabiano Caruana
Exciting Round 6 match-up: Carlsen vs. Nakamura, Mamedyarov vs. So
Nirde O Robledo
Looks like kramnik and aronian is not on this tourney… Anyone between Wesley and magnus is expected to dominate.. And win
day3, round 7,8,9 results?