16th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament, Monaco March 17th-29th
Vladimir Kramnik World Champion Russian Vladimir Kramnik won the 16th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament took place in Monaco March 17th-29th. The participants are Visvanathan Anand IND 2779 (born 1969), Vladimir Kramnik RUS 2766 (1975), Vasily Ivanchuk UKR 2750 (1969), Peter Leko HUN 2749 (1979), Levon Aronian ARM 2744 (1982), Alexander Morozevich RUS 2741 (1977), Boris Gelfand ISR 2733 (1968), Teimour Radjabov AZE 2729 (1987), Peter Svidler RUS 2728 (1976), Magnus Carlsen NOR 2690 (1990), Loek van Wely NED 2683 (1972) and Francisco Vallejo Pons ESP 2679 (1982). The total prize-fund is 216,000 euro.
Blindfold
Round 1
Aronian - Vallejo Pons 1-0
Leko - Svidler 0-1
Gelfand - Carlsen 1/2
Radjabov - Kramnik 0-1
Van Wely - Ivanchuk 0-1
Morozevich - Anand 1-0
        Round 2
Anand - Radjabov 1:0
Ivanchuk - Morozevich 1/2
Kramnik - Van Wely 1:0
Svidler - Gelfand 1/2
Aronian - Leko 1/2
Vallejo Pons - Carlsen 1:0
        Round 3
Gelfand - Aronian 1:0
Carlsen - Svidler 1/2
Leko - Vallejo Pons 1:0
Ivanchuk - Anand 1:0
Morozevich - Kramnik 0:1
Van Wely - Radjabov 0:1
Round 4
Radjabov - Ivanchuk 1/2
Kramnik - Anand 1-0
Van Wely - Morozevich 1-0
Vallejo - Svidler 0-1
Aronian - Carlsen 1-0
Leko - Gelfand 1/2
        Round 5 (22 March)
Gelfand - Vallejo 1-0
Carlsen - Leko 1/2
Svidler - Aronian 1/2
Morozevich - Radjabov 1/2
Anand - Van Wely 1-0
Ivanchuk - Kramnik 1/2
        Round 6
Kramnik - Aronian 1-0
Van Wely - Leko 1/2
Morozevich - Gelfand 1/2
Anand - Carlsen 1/2
Ivanchuk - Svidler 1/2
Radjabov - Vallejo 1-0
Round 7
Svidler - Anand 1/2
Vallejo - Ivanchuk 1/2
Carlsen - Radjabov 1/2
Leko - Kramnik 0-1
Gelfand - Van Wely 1-0
Aronian - Morozevich 0-1
        Round 8
Van Wely - Aronian 0-1
Morozevich - Leko 1-0
Kramnik - Gelfand 1-0
Ivanchuk - Carlsen 1/2
Radjabov - Svidler 0-1
Anand - Vallejo 1-0
        Round 9
Carlsen - Kramnik 1/2
Svidler - Van Wely 1/2
Vallejo - Morozevich 1/2
Aronian - Anand 1-0
Leko - Ivanchuk 0-1
Gelfand - Radjabov 1-0
Round 10
Anand - Leko 1/2
Ivanchuk - Gelfand 1/2
Radjabov - Aronian 1-0
Kramnik - Svidler 1/2
Van Wely - Vallejo 1-0
Morozevich - Carlsen 1-0
        Round 11
Leko - Radjabov 1/2
Carlsen - Van Wely 1/2
Svidler - Morozevich 0-1
Gelfand - Anand 1/2
Aronian - Ivanchuk 1-0
Vallejo - Kramnik 1/2
Final standings :
1 Kramnik - 9.0
2-3 Morozevich, Gelfand - 7.0
4-5 Svidler, Ivanchuk - 6.5
6 Aronian - 6.0
7-8 Radjabov, Anand - 5.0
9-10 Carlsen, Leko - 4.0
11 Van Wely - 3.5
12 Vallejo Pons - 2.5
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Rapid
Round 1
Vallejo Pons - Aronian 0-1
Svidler - Leko 0-1
Carlsen - Gelfand 1/2
Kramnik - Radjabov 1/2
Ivanchuk - Van Wely 1-0
Anand - Morozevich 1/2
        Round 2
Radjabov - Anand 0:1
Morozevich - Ivanchuk 1/2
Van Wely - Kramnik 0:1
Gelfand - Svidler 1/2
Leko - Aronian 0:1
Carlsen - Vallejo Pons 1/2
        Round 3
Vallejo Pons - Leko 1/2
Aronian - Gelfand 1-0
Svidler - Carlsen 1/2
Radjabov - Van Wely 0-1
Kramnik - Morozevich 1/2
Anand - Ivanchuk 1-0
Round 4
Ivanchuk - Radjabov 1-0
Anand - Kramnik 1/2
Morozevich - Van Wely 1-0
Svidler - Vallejo 1-0
Carlsen - Aronian 1/2
Gelfand - Leko 1/2
        Round 5 (22 March)
Vallejo - Gelfand 1-0
Leko - Carlsen 1/2
Aronian - Svidler 1/2
Radjabov - Morozevich 1-0
Van Wely - Anand 0-1
Kramnik - Ivanchuk 0-1
        Round 6
Aronian - Kramnik 1/2
Leko - Van Wely 1-0
Gelfand - Morozevich 1/2
Carlsen - Anand 1/2
Svidler - Ivanchuk 1/2
Vallejo - Radjabov 1/2
Round 7
Anand - Svidler 1-0
Ivanchuk - Vallejo 1-0
Radjabov - Carlsen 1/2
Kramnik - Leko 1-0
Van Wely - Gelfand 1/2
Morozevich - Aronian 1/2
        Round 8
Aronian - Van Wely 1/2
Leko - Morozevich 1-0
Gelfand - Kramnik 1/2
Carlsen - Ivanchuk 1-0
Svidler - Radjabov 1-0
Vallejo - Anand 0-1
        Round 9
Kramnik - Carlsen 1-0
Van Wely - Svidler 1-0
Morozevich - Vallejo 1-0
Anand - Aronian 1-0
Ivanchuk - Leko 1/2
Radjabov - Gelfand 1/2
Round 10
Leko - Anand 1/2
Gelfand - Ivanchuk 1/2
Aronian - Radjabov 0-1
Svidler - Kramnik 1/2
Vallejo - Van Wely 1-0
Carlsen - Morozevich 1-0
        Round 11
Radjabov - Leko 0-1
Van Wely - Carlsen 0-1
Morozevich - Svidler 0-1
Anand - Gelfand 1/2
Ivanchuk - Aronian 1/2
Kramnik - Vallejo 1/2
Final standings
1 Anand - 8.5
2-5 Kramnik, Carlsen, Leko, Ivanchuk - 6.5
6 Aronian - 6.0
7 Svidler - 5.5
8-9 Gelfand, Morozevich - 4.5
10-11 Radjabov. Vallejo Pons - 3.5
12 Van Wely - 3.0
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Combined final standings
1 Kramnik - 15.5
2 Anand - 13.5
3 Ivanchuk - 13.0
4-5 Svidler, Aronian - 12.0
6-7 Morozevich, Gelfand - 11.5
8-9 Carlsen, Leko - 10.5
10 Radjabov - 9.0
11-12 Vallejo Pons, Van Wely - 6.5
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