2017 Winter Invitational

2017 Winter Invitational Round 8 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.20"] [Round "8.1"] [White "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Black "Lopez, Angel"] [Result "1-0"] [BlackElo "2511"] [WhiteElo "2479"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "E80"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} d6 {[%clk 1:28:41]} 2. c4 {[%clk 1:31:17]} g6 {[%clk 1:29:06]} 3. Nc3 {[%clk 1:31:39]} Bg7 {[%clk 1:29:33]} 4. e4 {[%clk 1:31:50]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:30:01]} 5. f3 {[%clk 1:32:12]} a5 {[%clk 1:29:15]} 6. Be3 {[%clk 1:32:27]} Nfd7 {[%clk 1:29:42]} 7. Nge2 {[%clk 1:32:23]} Nc6

2017 Winter Invitational Round 7 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.19"] [Round "7.1"] [White "Berczes, David"] [Black "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Result "1-0"] [BlackElo "2479"] [WhiteElo "2479"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "A05"] 1. Nf3 {[%clk 1:29:42]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:30:42]} 2. g3 {[%clk 1:29:37]} d5 {[%clk 1:30:53]} 3. Bg2 {[%clk 1:29:58]} e6 {[%clk 1:31:15]} 4. O-O {[%clk 1:29:35]} Be7 {[%clk 1:31:41]} 5. c4 {[%clk 1:27:42]} O-O {[%clk 1:31:49]} 6. b3 {[%clk 1:27:28]} b6 {[%clk 1:31:55]} 7. Bb2 {[%clk 1:27:36]} Bb7

2017 Winter Invitational Round 6 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.19"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Black "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "2533"] [WhiteElo "2479"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "A90"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:56]} e6 {[%clk 1:28:19]} 2. c4 {[%clk 1:31:14]} f5 {[%clk 1:28:40]} 3. g3 {[%clk 1:31:28]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:29:04]} 4. Bg2 {[%clk 1:31:51]} d5 {[%clk 1:29:20]} 5. Nf3 {[%clk 1:32:01]} c6 {[%clk 1:29:24]} 6. O-O {[%clk 1:32:22]} Bd6 {[%clk 1:29:49]} 7. Qc2 {[%clk 1:32:31]} O-O

2017 Winter Invitational Round 5 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.18"] [Round "5.1"] [White "Checa, Nicolas"] [Black "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "2479"] [WhiteElo "2400"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "D37"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} d5 {[%clk 1:30:47]} 2. c4 {[%clk 1:31:02]} e6 {[%clk 1:31:03]} 3. Nc3 {[%clk 1:31:23]} Be7 {[%clk 1:31:25]} 4. Nf3 {[%clk 1:28:25]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:31:37]} 5. Bf4 {[%clk 1:26:35]} O-O {[%clk 1:31:42]} 6. Rc1 {[%clk 1:26:08]} c5 {[%clk 1:32:01]} 7. dxc5 {[%clk 1:26:00]} Qa5 {[%clk 1:32:13]} 8. e3 {[%clk 1:16:38]} Rd8 {[%clk 1:31:48]}

2017 Winter Invitational Round 4 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.18"] [Round "4.1"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Berczes, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "2479"] [WhiteElo "2495"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "D43"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} d5 {[%clk 1:28:12]} 2. c4 {[%clk 1:31:07]} c6 {[%clk 1:28:05]} 3. Nf3 {[%clk 1:31:29]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:28:07]} 4. Nc3 {[%clk 1:31:53]} e6 {[%clk 1:27:33]} 5. g3 {[%clk 1:32:06]} dxc4 {[%clk 1:26:49]} 6. Bg2 {[%clk 1:32:28]} Nbd7 {[%clk 1:27:14]} 7. O-O {[%clk 1:32:25]} Be7

2017 Winter Invitational Round 3 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.17"] [Round "3.1"] [White "Checa, Nicolas"] [Black "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Result "1-0"] [BlackElo "2495"] [WhiteElo "2400"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "A80"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:58]} f5 {[%clk 1:30:54]} 2. Bg5 {[%clk 1:29:36]} h6 {[%clk 1:31:02]} 3. Bh4 {[%clk 1:29:38]} g5 {[%clk 1:30:44]} 4. e3 {[%clk 1:29:56]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:29:28]} 5. Bg3 {[%clk 1:30:05]} Bg7 {[%clk 1:28:30]} 6. Nc3 {[%clk 1:25:18]} O-O {[%clk 1:25:21]} 7. Bc4+

2017 Winter Invitational Round 2 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.17"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Finegold, Ben"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "2483"] [WhiteElo "2495"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "C10"] 1. e4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} e6 {[%clk 1:30:48]} 2. d4 {[%clk 1:31:19]} d5 {[%clk 1:31:12]} 3. Nd2 {[%clk 1:31:40]} dxe4 {[%clk 1:31:05]} 4. Nxe4 {[%clk 1:32:07]} Bd7 {[%clk 1:31:18]} 5. Nf3 {[%clk 1:31:46]} Bc6 {[%clk 1:31:41]} 6. Neg5 {[%clk 1:27:33]} Bd6 {[%clk 1:16:24]} 7. Bd3 {[%clk 1:20:04]} h6 {[%clk 1:13:26]} 8. Ne4 {[%clk 1:20:26]} Bxe4

2017 Winter Invitational Round 1 Recap

[Event "Winter Norm Invitational"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.02.16"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Result "1-0"] [BlackElo "2479"] [WhiteElo "2495"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.8"] [ECO "B12"] 1. e4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} c6 {[%clk 1:30:43]} 2. d4 {[%clk 1:31:15]} d5 {[%clk 1:31:04]} 3. f3 {[%clk 1:31:37]} e6 {[%clk 1:30:26]} 4. Nc3 {[%clk 1:31:49]} Bb4 {[%clk 1:28:15]} 5. a3 {[%clk 1:32:09]} Bxc3+ {[%clk 1:27:49]} 6. bxc3 {[%clk 1:32:37]} dxe4 {[%clk 1:28:07]} 7. Qe2 {[%clk 1:33:01]} exf3 {[%clk 1:25:28]} 8. Qxf3 {[%clk 1:30:51]} Nf6

2017 Saint Louis Winter Invitational

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is proud to host the 2017 GM/IM Winter Invitational. The invitational brings together players from around the world to compete for cash prizes and the chance to earn Grandmaster and International Master titles. Held February 16-21 at our Central West End campus, follow the games live here!

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