Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Anish Giri Leading Longgang Chess Master 2017 - Shenzhen

A very strong six players tournament had been held in Shenzhen, China. The event also known as Longgang Chess Master included : Anish Giri, Peter Svidler, Pentala Harikhrisna, Michael Adams, Ding Liren and Yu Yangyi. Currently there are five rounds being played. As the players strength are closely in the same league, they are all in top 20, the rounds are dominated by draw results. First finisher will granted 20,000 bucks as per report. The event started from March 22 2017 and to be play ten rounds.

Only three decisive results so far : Harikrishna defeated Michael Adams, Anish Giri defeated Harikrishna and Ding Liren defeated Peter Svidler. After five rounds, Anish Giri is leading the field. UPDATE: Ding Liren won Shenzhen Longgang Chess Master after 10 rounds.

Shenzhen Longgang Chess Master 2017 final standing:

1Ding, Liren6.5
2Giri, Anish5.5
3Svidler, Peter5.5
4Yu, Yangyi4.5
5Harikrishna, P.4.5
6Adams, Michael3.5
Anish Giri leading Shenzhen Logan Longgang Chess Master 2017 as per round 5

ANISH GIRI PIMPIN TURNAMEN CATUR KUAT DI SHENZHEN 2017

Turnamen catur super kuat digelar di negara China lagi. Kali ini kota Shenzhen yang menyelenggarakan sebuah turnamen yang ditajuk "Shenzhen Longgang Chess Master 2017". Jelas kata Longgang pasti merujuk ke salah satu sponsor, bukan ke film Logan 2017 yang berkisah tentang si Wolverine.

Enam pemain top dua puluh dunia diundang ke kota Shenzhen yang semakin maju ini. Anish Giri, Peter Svidler, Pentala Harikrishna, Michael Adams akan bersaing dengan dua jagoan pendekar China Ding Liren dan Yu Yangyi. Dengan hampir meratanya ke-enam pecatur tersebut, hasil draw sangat kental mewarnai arena pertandingan. Setelah lima rounds, hanya ada tiga partai yang berhasil membukukan kemenangan. Yaitu :

Michael Adams vs Pentala Harikrishna 0-1, Shenzhen 2017


  Pentala Harikrishna vs Anish Giri 0-1, Shenzhen 2017


  Ding Liren vs Peter Svidler 1-0, Shenzhen 2017



Keenam pecatur akan memperebutkan hadiah 20.000 dolar untuk juara pertama. Acara digelar mulai Maret 22 2017 hingga berakhir nanti.  Bagaimana perjuangan keenam pecatur tersebut untuk empat rounds berikutnya, bisa kita tunggu hasil dan laporannya segera. UPDATE: Pecatur lokal, GM Ding Liren yang akhirnya menjuarai turnamen Shenzhen Longgang Master ini.

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