Vishy Anand wins the Tal Blitz Cup
Sunday, 19 November 2006
The double double-round blitz marathon of eighteen world's leading grandmasters ended in favor of Vishy Anand. The Indian scored 23 points in 34 games, and secured the victory with a round to spare. Levon Aronian, one of the winners of the Tal Memorial, finished second with 21 point. Peter Svidler and Teimour Radjabov were half a point behind, and shared 3rd-4th places. We are publishing complete results of the tournament.
Table 1. Complete results

No. Name Fed. FIDE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Total
1Anand, ViswanathanIND2779
2Aronian, LevonARM27411.0
3Radjabov, TeimourAZE27290.50.5
4Svidler, PeterRUS27500.51.51.0
5Ponomariov, RuslanUKR27030.
6Morozevich, AlexanderRUS27470.
7Grischuk, AlexanderRUS27100.
8Gelfand, BorisISR27331.
9Carlsen, MagnusNOR26981.
10Karpov, AnatolyRUS26680.
11Karjakin, SergeyUKR26721.
12Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27281.
13Polgar, JuditHUN27100.
14Leko, PeterHUN27410.
15Jakovenko, DmitryRUS26711.
16Bologan, ViktorMDA26590.
17Timofeev, ArtyomRUS26620. 1.510.0
18Jobava, BaadurGEO26500. 9.0

Table 2. Round by round

SNo. Title Name Fed. FIDE R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 R13 R14 R15 R16 R17 R18 R19 R20 R21 R22 R23 R24 R25 R26 R27 R28 R29 R30 R31 R32 R33 R34 Place
1GMMamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27281.
2GMKarjakin, SergeyUKR26721.
3GMMorozevich, AlexanderRUS27471.
4GMAronian, LevonARM27411.
5GMGrischuk, AlexanderRUS27101.
6GMBologan, ViktorMDA26590.
7GMPonomariov, RuslanUKR27030.
8GMTimofeev, ArtyomRUS26620.
9GMSvidler, PeterRUS27500.
10GMCarlsen, MagnusNOR26980.
11GMAnand, ViswanathanIND27791.
12GMKarpov, AnatolyRUS26680.
13GMLeko, PeterHUN27411.
14GMPolgar, JuditHUN27100.
15GMJakovenko, DmitryRUS26710.
16GMGelfand, BorisISR27330.
17GMJobava, BaadurGEO26500.
18GMRadjabov, TeimourAZE27290.

Table 3. Complete standings

Place SNo. Title Name Fed. FIDE Total S.B.
111GMAnand, ViswanathanIND277923.0376.00
24GMAronian, LevonARM274121.0342.25
318GMRadjabov, TeimourAZE272920.5324.75
49GMSvidler, PeterRUS275020.5321.50
57GMPonomariov, RuslanUKR270319.5319.50
63GMMorozevich, AlexanderRUS274718.0305.25
75GMGrischuk, AlexanderRUS271018.0289.75
816GMGelfand, BorisISR273318.0277.00
910GMCarlsen, MagnusNOR269817.5283.25
1012GMKarpov, AnatolyRUS266817.5278.00
112GMKarjakin, SergeyUKR267217.0290.75
121GMMamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE272817.0282.75
1314GMPolgar, JuditHUN271017.0271.50
1413GMLeko, PeterHUN274116.5274.00
1515GMJakovenko, DmitryRUS267115.5238.50
166GMBologan, ViktorMDA265910.5182.50
178GMTimofeev, ArtyomRUS266210.0152.75
1817GMJobava, BaadurGEO26509.0148.00