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The European Individual Chess Championship 2017 took place in Minsk (Belarus) 30th May - 10th June.
1-3. Matlakov Maxim, Jobava Baadur, Fedoseev Vladimir - 8.5 out of 11 scores, 4-14. Fridman Daniel, Cheparinov Ivan, Motylev Alexander, Duda Jan-Krzysztof, Navara David, Howell David, Kravtsiv Martyn, Areshchenko Alexander, Bluebaum Matthias, Grachev Boris, Kunin Vitaly - 8, 15-38. Bok Benjamin, Jones Gawain, Dubov Daniil, Bacrot Etienne, Melkumyan Hrant, Mastrovasilis Dimitrios, Zhigalko Sergei, Artemiev Vladislav, Rodshtein Maxim, Aleksandrov Aleksej, Tomashevsky Evgeny, Erdos Viktor, Kuzubov Yuriy, Lenic Luka, Riazantsev Alexander, Martirosyan Haik, Sutovsky Emil, Yilmaz Mustafa, Ponomariov Ruslan, Ter-Sahakyan Samvel, Sargissian Gabriel, Movsesian Sergei, Berkes Ferenc, Hakobyan Aram - 7.5.
Maxim Matlakov of Russia is the European Champion 2017. According to FIDE regulations top 22 players have qualified for the World Cup 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia (2nd-28th September 2017).
Final Standings: European Individual Chess Championship 2017
Maxim Matlakov, European Individual Chess Championship 2017: All 11 Games
The Capablanca Memorial 2017 was held in Matanzas (Cuba) 26th May - 6th June.
1. Krishnan Sasikiran - 6.5 out of 10 scores, 2-3. Vassily Ivanchuk, Sam Shankland - 5.5, 4. Kacper Piorun - 5, 5. Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez - 4, 6. Emilio Cordova - 3.5.
Capablanca Memorial 2017 Games
The Asian Continental Chess Championship 2017 was held in Chengdu (China) 12th-20th May.
1-2. Wang Hao, Bu Xiangzhi - 7 out of 9 scores, 3-4. Vidit Santosh Gujrathi, Yu Yangyi - 6.5.
Wang Hao Games, Asian Continental Chess Championship 2017
The Tepe Sigeman Chess 2017 tournament took place in Malmo (Sweden) 10th-14th May.
1-2. Nils Grandelius, Baadur Jobava - 3 out of 5 scores, 3-4. Pavel Eljanov, Erik Blomqvist - 2.5, 5-6. Harika Dronavalli, Nigel Short - 2.
Tepe Sigeman Chess 2017 Games
The Russian Team Chess Championship 2017 was held in Sochi, Krasnodar Kray 1st-10th May.
1. Siberia-Sirius - 14 out of 14 scores, 2. Legacy Square Capital - 11, 3. Malachite - 8 (23.5), 4. Bronze Horseman - 8 (22.5), 5. Chess Federation CFD - 5, 6. Chess School - 4 (18), 7. Ladya - 4 (17), 8. Zhiguli - 2.
Bronze Horseman (St Petersburg), Legacy Square Capital (Moscow), Siberia-Sirius (Novosibirsk oblast), Malachite (Yekaterinburg), Zhiguli (Samara oblast), Chess School (St Petersburg), Chess Federation CFD, Ladya (Kazan).
Siberia-Sirius: Vladimir Kramnik, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Anish Giri, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk, Dmitry Andreikin, Anton Korobov, Denis Khismatullin.
Kramnik, Mamedyarov, Giri, Nepomniachtchi, Grischuk, Andreikin, Svidler, Vitiugov, Matlakov, Malakhov, Karpov, Shirov.
The Shamkir Chess 2017, Vugar Gashimov Memorial was held in Azerbaijan 21st-30th April. 1. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 5.5 out of 9 scores.
Shamkir Chess 2017, Vugar Gashimov Memorial
The Reykjavik Open 2017 took place in Iceland 19th-27th April.
1. Anish Giri - 8.5 out of 10 scores, 2-5. Jorden van Foreest, Sergei Movsesian, Abhijeet Gupta, Gata Kamsky - 8.
Anish Giri Games, Reykjavik Open 2017
The Karpov Poikovsky 2017 tournament was held in Russia 18th-27th April.
1-2. Emil Sutovsky, Evgeniy Najer - 7 out of 9 scores, 3. Anton Korobov - 6, 4. Ernesto Inarkiev - 5, 5-7. Dmitry Jakovenko, David Anton Guijarro, Maxim Rodshtein - 4, 8. Sergei Zhigalko - 3.5, 9. Daniil Dubov - 3, 10. Victor Bologan - 1.5.
Emil Sutovsky Games, Karpov Poikovsky 2017
The European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2017 took place in Riga (Latvia) 11th-22nd April.
1. Nana Dzagnidze - 8.5 out of 11 scores, 2-3. Aleksandra Goryachkina, Alisa Galliamova - 8.
Nana Dzagnidze Games, European Individual Women's Chess Championship 2017
The GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 took place in Germany 15th-22nd April. 1. Levon Aronian - 5.5 out of 7 scores.
Hou Yifan: One Girl and the Seven Chess Dwarfs. Photo by Georgios Souleidis
Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, Arkadij Naiditsch, Hou Yifan, Matthias Bluebaum, Georg Meier.
GRENKE Chess Classic 2017
The GRENKE Chess Open 2017 was held in Karlsruhe (Germany) 13th-17th April.
1-4. Nikita Vitiugov, Maxim Matlakov, Etienne Bacrot, Zdenko Kozul - 7.5 out of 9 scores.
Nikita Vitiugov Games, GRENKE Chess Open 2017
The Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017 took place in Switzerland 12th-17th April. 1. Hikaru Nakamura - 15.
Kortchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge 2017
The Dubai Open 2017 was held in UAE 3rd-12th April.
1-7. Gawain Jones, Mustafa Yilmaz, Vidit Gujrathi, Eduardo Iturrizaga Bonelli, Ahmed Adly, Sergei Zhigalko, Aleksandr Rakhmanov - 7 out of 9 scores.
Gawain Jones Games, Dubai Open 2017
The US Chess Championships 2017 took place in Saint Louis, United States of America, March 28th - April 10th. Rest Day 3rd April.
1-2. Wesley So, Alexander Onischuk - 7 out of 11 scores, 3-5. Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Varuzhan Akobian - 6.5. Playoff: So-Onischuk 1.5-0.5. Wesley So is the new U.S. Champion.
US Chess Championships 2017
The "MEWE Cup" 2017, World Champion Summit Chess Match Hou Yifan (four-time Women Chess Champion) vs Vassily Ivanchuk (World Rapid Chess Champion) was held in Shenzhen (China) 5th-8th April.
Hou Yifan - Vassily Ivanchuk 1-3.
Hou Yifan vs Vassily Ivanchuk Chess Match 2017 Games
The Du Te News Cup 2017 was held in Shenzhen (China) 22nd March - 3rd April.
1. Ding Liren - 6.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Anish Giri, Peter Svidler - 5.5, 4-5. Yu Yangyi, Harikrishna Pentala - 4.5, 6. Michael Adams - 3.5.
Du Te News Cup 2017 Games
The Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship 2017 took place in UAE 23rd-31st March.
1-6. Wang Hao, Adhiban Baskaran, Martyn Kravtsiv, Yuriy Kryvoruchko, Sethuraman S.P., Salem A.R. Saleh - 7 out of 9 scores.
Wang Hao Games, Sharjah Chess Masters 2017
The Saint Louis Winter Classic 2017 took place in USA 11th-19th March.
1. David Howell - 6 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Vladimir Fedoseev, Dariusz Swiercz - 5.5, 4-6. Samuel Shankland, Alexander Ipatov, Yaroslav Zherebukh - 5, 7-8. Jeffery Xiong, Emilio Cordova - 4, 9-10. Samuel Sevian, Ruifeng Li - 2.5.
David Howell Games, St. Louis Winter Classic 2017
The HD Bank Cup 2017 was held in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) 12th-17th March.
1. Le Quang Liem - 7 out of 9 scores, 2-8. Bu Xiangzhi, Wang Hao, Wei Yi, Tran Tuan Minh, Ivan Rozum, Vishnu Prasanna, Sandro Mareco - 6.5.
Le Quang Liem Games, HD Bank Cup 2017
The Aeroflot Open 2016 took place in Moscow (Russia) 21st February - 1st March.
1. Vladimir Fedoseev - 7 out of 9 scores, 2-4. Evgeniy Najer, Vladislav Kovalev, Nikita Vitiugov - 6.5.
Vladimir Fedoseev Games, Aeroflot Open 2017
Fedoseev-Huzman, Aeroflot Open, Moscow 2017
The FIDE World Chess Grand Prix 2017 Sharjah tournament took place in the United Arab Emirates 18th-27th February.
1-3. Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - 5.5 out of 9 scores.
World Chess Grand Prix 2017 Sharjah Tournament
The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017 took place in Gibraltar 23rd January - 2nd February. 1-3. Hikaru Nakamura, David Anton Guijarro, Yu Yangyi - 8 out of 10 scores. Tie-break: Final: Anton Guijarro - Nakamura 0.5-1.5.
Ju Wenjun, Gibraltar Chess 2017. Photos by Sophie Triay
Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017
The Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2017 took place in Wijk aan Zee (The Netherlands) January 14th-29th. 1. Wesley So - 9 out of 13 scores.
Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, Anish Giri, Pentalal Harikrishna, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Pavel Eljanov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Dmitri Andreikin, Richard Rapport, Wei Yi, Loek van Wely, Baskaran Adhiban.
Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Wijk aan Zee 2017
The Delhi Open 2017 took place in India 9th-16th January.
1. Farrukh Amonatov - 8.5 out of 10 scores, 2-3. Ghosh Diptayan, Marat Dzhumaev - 8.
Farrukh Amonatov Games, Delhi Open 2017
The New Zealand Open Chess Championship 2017, the New Zealand Rapid and Blitz Championships 2017 took place in Wellington 1st-11th January. The 124th New Zealand Chess Congress.
New Zealand Open Chess Championship 2017: 1. Ari Dale - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Scott Wastney - 7, 3-6. Robert Smith, Tim Reilly, Daniel Hanwen Gong, Russell Dive - 6.5. Ari Dale (Australia) wins the New Zealand Open, but Scott Wastney is the New Zealand Champion.
New Zealand Rapid Chess Championship 2017: Ari Dale - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Hans Gao, Anthony Ker - 7.
New Zealand Blitz Chess Championship 2017: Ari Dale - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2-3. Peng Shunkai, Jeremy Knowles - 6.5.
The Basel Schachfestival 2017 was held in Switzerland 2nd-8th January.
1-3. Eltaj Safarli, Jinshi Bai, Christian Bauer - 7 out of 9.
Eltaj Safarli Games, Basel Schachfestival 2017
The Hastings International Chess Congress 2016-2017 took place in England 28th December 2016 - 5th January 2017.
1. Deep Sengupta - 7 out of 9 scores, 2-7. Miklos Galyas, Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu, Bogdan Lalic, Arghyadip Das, Ravi Haria - 6.5.
Deep Sengupta Games, Hastings International Chess Congress 2016-2017
The Rilton Cup 2016-2017 took place in Stockholm (Sweden) 27th December 2016 - 5th January 2017.
1. Krishnan Sasikiran - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2. Sergey Volkov - 7, 3-10. Gata Kamsky, Frode Urkedal, Dhopade Swapnil, Milos Pavlovic, Kaido Kulaots, Ivan Sokolov, Mikhail Antipov, Sundar Shyam - 6.5.
Krishnan Sasikiran Games, Rilton Cup 2016-2017
The Erfurt Schachfestival 2016 was held in Germany 26th-30th December.
1-3. Jens Ove Fries-Nielsen, Jonathan Carlstedt, Peter Enders - 6.5 out of 8 scores, 4-6. Roland Schmaltz, Filiz Osmanodja, Marco Thinius - 6.
The Groningen Chess Festival 2016 took place in the Netherlands 21st-30th December. 1-2. Jinshi Bai, Sergei Tiviakov - 7 out of 9 scores, 3-6. Maksim Chigaev, Casper Schoppen, Sipke Ernst, Michal Krasenkow - 6.5.
The Zurich Christmas Chess Open 2016 was held in Switzerland 26th-30th December. 1-6. Abasov Nijat, Viktor Laznicka, Dennis Wagner, Christian Bauer, Mateusz Bartel, Peter Michalik - 5.5 out of 7.
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