Black scored 5 wins in round 1 at 2019 Tata Steel

Games were hard fought but Radjabov missed a win against Kramnik

Round 1 results

Tata Steel Masters

Ding, Liren - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½
Fedoseev, Vladimir - Rapport, Richard ½-½
Giri, Anish - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1
Radjabov, Teimour - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½
Shankland, Samuel - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½
Van Foreest, Jorden - Anand, Viswanathan 0-1
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Duda, Jan-Krzysztof ½-½

​The 2019 Tata Steel Masters is a 14-player round-robin held in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands from 12-27 January. The tournament is featuring top 10 players including World Champion Magnus Carlsen. The time control is 100 minutes for 40 moves followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30-second increment. If two or more players tie for first place a 2-game blitz (5+3) playoff and, if still tied, an Armageddon will be played.

Chess Playing Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Jan 12, 2019 12:30
Round 2 Jan 13, 2019 12:30
Round 3 Jan 14, 2019 12:30
Round 4 Jan 15, 2019 12:30
Round 5 Jan 16, 2019 13:00
Round 6 Jan 18, 2019 12:30
Round 7 Jan 19, 2019 12:30
Round 8 Jan 20, 2019 12:30
Round 9 Jan 22, 2019 12:30
Round 10 Jan 23, 2019 13:00
Round 11 Jan 25, 2019 12:30
Round 12 Jan 26, 2019 12:30
Round 13 Jan 27, 2019 11:00

Tata Steel Challengers

Chigaev, Maksim - Saduakassova, Dinara 1-0
Esipenko, Andrey - Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½
Kuipers, Stefan - L'Ami, Erwin 0-1
Maghsoodloo, Parham - Korobov, Anton 0-1
Paehtz, Elisabeth - Keymer, Vincent ½-½
Praggnanandhaa, R - Bareev, Evgeny 0-1
Van Foreest, Lucas - Gledura, Benjamin ½-½

The 2019 Tata Steel Challengers is a 14-player round-robin held in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands from 12-27 January. The winner gains a spot in 2020 Tata Steel Masters.

The time control is 100 minutes for 40 moves plus 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the rest of the game.

Chess Playing Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Jan 12, 2019 12:30
Round 2 Jan 13, 2019 12:30
Round 3 Jan 14, 2019 12:30
Round 4 Jan 15, 2019 12:30
Round 5 Jan 16, 2019 13:00
Round 6 Jan 18, 2019 12:30
Round 7 Jan 19, 2019 12:30
Round 8 Jan 20, 2019 12:30
Round 9 Jan 22, 2019 12:30
Round 10 Jan 23, 2019 13:00
Round 11 Jan 25, 2019 12:30
Round 12 Jan 26, 2019 12:30
Round 13 Jan 27, 2019 11:00

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