Wei Yi, So and Karjakin Win in Round 3 Tata Steel Masters 2017

Dmitri Andreikin held Magnus Carlsen to a draw, so did Pentala Harikrishna to the tournament leader, Pavel Eljanov, in Round 3 of Tata Steel Masters 2017. This enabled the victors of the day: Wei Yi, Wesley So, and Sergey Karjakin catch up and tied in second place.

Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 3 Results

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The Wesley So vs. Richard Rapport game was particularly interesting. Rapport was winning after his 32nd move. Take a look at the position below:

Pavel Eljanov Leads Tata Steel Masters 2017 After Round 2

Pavel Eljanov wins anew, this time against Loek Van Wely, in Round 2 of Tata Steel Chess Masters 2017. In Round 1, he also won against Richard Rapport. Thus, he has sole lead of the tournament after 2 rounds.

Magnus Carlsen and Pentala Harikrishna also won their games against Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Baskaran Adhiban, respectively, while Wesley So and Anish Giri drew their game against each other in Round 2.

Here are the rest of the results:

Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 2 Results

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 1 Results

Magnus Carlsen drew with Wesley So in Round 1 of Tata Steel Masters 2017. Here are the rest of the results.

Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 1 Results

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Replay all the games in Tata Steel Masters 2017 so far.

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 of 6.5 points, a performance rating of 2767 — below his current rating.

The table below summarizes the opponents and results of Wesley So’s games in Isle of Man 2016:

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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 wins the Isle of Man 2016. Photo courtesy of Chess.com.

Eljanov wins the Isle of Man 2016. Photo courtesy of Chess.com.

Eljanov drew his 9th and final round game against Wesley So to secure his tied top finish in the tournament. The latter finished in 4th place. Replay game below: [replay]

Replay all the games here: Chess.com Isle of Man International 2016 – Masters.