At the opening ceremony of the Cairns Cup Tuesday evening, the players promised to do all they could to play fighting chess. They certainly didn’t disappoint. The first round of the Cairns Cup was a bloody affair, with most of the players taking lots of risk and playing aggressive chess. There was only one draw, and black had a good day, scoring three wins to white’s one. Here are the results of the round, along with a summary of what went down in each game.