Some excitement but all drawn in round 1 at Gashimov Memorial

2019 Shamkir Chess is a 10-player round-robin in memorial of Vugar Gashimov

​Round 1 results

Anand, Viswanathan Navara, David ½-½
Giri, Anish Topalov, Veselin ½-½
Grischuk, Alexander Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½
Karjakin, Sergey Ding, Liren ½-½
Radjabov, Teimour Carlsen, Magnus ½-½

2019 Shamkir Chess is a 10-player round-robin in memorial of Vugar Gashimov. The super strong tournament in Shamkir, Azerbaijan is taking place from 30 March to 9 April 2019 and features World Champion Magnus Carlsen and nine of the 2700+ players. In case of a tie for first place a rapid playoff will be played.

Time control : 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for the next 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with a 30 seconds per move increment from move 61.

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Mar 31, 2019 11:00
Round 2 Apr 1, 2019 11:00
Round 3 Apr 2, 2019 11:00
Round 4 Apr 3, 2019 11:00
Round 5 Apr 4, 2019 11:00
Round 6 Apr 6, 2019 11:00
Round 7 Apr 7, 2019 11:00
Round 8 Apr 8, 2019 11:00
Round 9 Apr 9, 2019 10:00

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