Some upsets in round 1 at Gibraltar including Anand holding off Matlakov

No, it is not THAT Anand :) It is FM Anand Nadar holding GM Matlakov for a draw

Round 1 top board results

The Gibraltar Masters is held in the Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar from January 22 to 31, 2019. It's a 10-rounds Open Swiss event featuring a number of top GMs such as MVL, Aronian, Le Quang Liem, Nakamura, and So, etc.

The official time control is 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes until the end of the game. In a case of a tie for first place, a play-off will take place.

The 1st price is £25,000.

Chess Playing Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Jan 22, 2019 14:00
Round 2 Jan 23, 2019 14:00
Round 3 Jan 24, 2019 14:00
Round 4 Jan 25, 2019 14:00
Round 5 Jan 26, 2019 14:00
Round 6 Jan 27, 2019 14:00
Round 7 Jan 28, 2019 14:00
Round 8 Jan 29, 2019 14:00
Round 9 Jan 30, 2019 14:00
Round 10 Jan 31, 2019 10:00

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