Round 4 Tie-breaks

The fourth round tie-breaks started with 5 matches on the 14th of September at 3 pm local time. After two rapid games 4 encounters were over. Georgian chess legends Maia Chiburdanidze and Nona Gaprindashvili as well as many chess fans came to support their local hero Baadur Jobava but his opponent Wesley So won the [...]

Round 4 Game 2: Vassily Ivanchuk, Levon Aronian and Ding Liren are in quarterfinals

The second games of the fourth round of the World Cup were completed in the Hualing Hotel in Tbilisi. Vassily Ivanchuk defeated Anish Giri, Chinese derby finished with a victory of higher rated Ding Liren, Levon Aronian outplayed Daniil Dubov. Therefore, Aronian will play against Ivanchuk in the next round, while Ding Liren will know [...]

Round 3 Tie-breaks: Caruana, Nepo leave the tournament

The third round tie-breaks started with 8 matches on the 11th of September at 3 pm local time. After two rapid games 5 encounters were over and Baadur Jobava, Richard Rapport, Evgeniy Najer, Ding Liren and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave qualified for the next round. To finish the game with a checkmate is a rare chance for [...]

Pairings for Round 4

Pairings for Round 4. Game location will be changed for Round 4 matches. IMPORTANT: Games will be played in RUSTAVELI hall on the 2nd floor of Hualing Hotel. Games start at 3PM local time. WHITE FED. TITLE RATING vs BLACK FED. TITLE RATING Svidler, Peter GM 2756 Bu, Xiangzhi GM 2714 So, Wesley [...]