News & Reports Aug 3, 2014 | 8:52 AMby Tromso Olympiad 2014

Carlsen plays! Round 2 board pairings announced

The big guns are in action in Round 2 of the 2014 Olympiad, as Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Vassily Ivanchuk, Levon Aronian and a host of other stars will be making their debut in this year’s event in Tromsø.

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will take on Finland's Tomi Nyback in his first Olympiad game since 2010 | photo: Daniel Skog

The men’s board pairings in the top matches for Round 2 are as follows:

Round 2 on 2014/08/03 at 14:00
Bo.1Russia (RUS)Rtg-57Qatar (QAT)Rtg0 : 0
1.1GMKramnik, Vladimir2760-GMAl-Modiahki, Mohamad2549
1.2GMGrischuk, Alexander2795-GMZhu, Chen2461
1.3GMKarjakin, Sergey2786-IMNezad, Husein Aziz2365
1.4GMNepomniachtchi, Ian2714-Al-Tamimi, Hamad2186
Bo.58Norway 2 (NOR2)Rtg-2Ukraine (UKR)Rtg0 : 0
2.1IMUrkedal, Frode2500-GMIvanchuk, Vassily2744
2.2IMElsness, Frode2477-GMEljanov, Pavel2723
2.3IMHansen, Torbjorn Ringdal2450-GMKorobov, Anton2680
2.4IMTari, Aryan2440-GMMoiseenko, Alexander2707
Bo.56Finland (FIN)Rtg-14Norway (NOR)Rtg0 : 0
3.1GMNyback, Tomi2591-GMCarlsen, Magnus2877
3.2IMKarttunen, Mika2437-GMAgdestein, Simen2630
3.3IMSipila, Vilka2425-GMJohannessen, Leif Erlend2528
3.4FMEbeling, Daniel2445-GMLie, Kjetil A.2528
Bo.3France (FRA)Rtg-59Mongolia (MGL)Rtg0 : 0
4.1GMVachier-Lagrave, Maxime2768-GMBatchuluun, Tsegmed2513
4.2GMFressinet, Laurent2708-GMKhatanbaatar, Bazar2390
4.3GMEdouard, Romain2680-GMGundavaa, Bayarsaikhan2501
4.4GMTkachiev, Vladislav2624-IMMunkhgal, Gombosuren2418
Bo.60Australia (AUS)Rtg-4Armenia (ARM)Rtg0 : 0
5.1GMSmerdon, David2513-GMAronian, Levon2805
5.2IMLy, Moulthun2462-GMSargissian, Gabriel2686
5.3IMIllingworth, Max2439-GMMovsesian, Sergei2672
5.4FMIkeda, Junta2402-GMAkopian, Vladimir2655
Bo.5Hungary (HUN)Rtg-61Venezuela (VEN)Rtg0 : 0
6.1GMLeko, Peter2740-GMIturrizaga Bonelli, Eduardo2653
6.2GMAlmasi, Zoltan2690-IMYnojosa Aponte, Felix Jose2448
6.3GMRapport, Richard2704-IMRohl Montes, Juan Armando2390
6.4GMPolgar, Judit2676-FMGuerrero Vargas, Andres2318
Bo.63Colombia (COL)Rtg-6United States of America (USA)Rtg0 : 0
7.1GMCuartas, Jaime Alexander2489-GMKamsky, Gata2706
7.2IMRios, Cristhian Camilo2427-GMOnischuk, Alexander2659
7.3IMRuiz C, Joshua D2382-GMAkobian, Varuzhan2653
7.4IMMartinez Romero, Martin2387-GMShankland, Samuel L2624
Bo.7China (CHN)Rtg-65Albania (ALB)Rtg0 : 0
8.1GMWang, Yue2718-GMDervishi, Erald2581
8.2GMYu, Yangyi2668-IMMehmeti, Dritan2416
8.3GMNi, Hua2666-Ashiku, Franc2284
8.4GMWei, Yi2638-Pasku, Llambi2061
Bo.66Scotland (SCO)Rtg-8Azerbaijan (AZE)Rtg0 : 0
9.1GMMcNab, Colin A2441-GMMamedyarov, Shakhriyar2743
9.2IMGreet, Andrew N2431-GMMamedov, Rauf2659
9.3GMShaw, John2419-GMSafarli, Eltaj2649
9.4FMTate, Alan2347-GMGuseinov, Gadir2613
Bo.9Israel (ISR)Rtg-67Tajikistan (TJK)Rtg0 : 0
10.1GMGelfand, Boris2753-GMAmonatov, Farrukh2590
10.2GMSmirin, Ilia2656-IMKhusenkhojaev, Muhammad2410
10.3GMSutovsky, Emil2624-IMKhamdamov, Suhrob2301
10.4GMPostny, Evgeny2651-Kabilov, Amin2181
Bo.68Singapore (SIN)Rtg-10England (ENG)Rtg0 : 0
11.1GMZhang, Zhong2611-GMJones, Gawain C B2665
11.2IMGoh, Wei Ming Kevin2433-GMShort, Nigel D2665
11.3WIMGong, Qianyun2328-GMHowell, David W L2650
11.4FMTin, Jingyao2251-GMSadler, Matthew D2653
Bo.11Netherlands (NED)Rtg-69Ecuador (ECU)Rtg0 : 0
12.1GMGiri, Anish2745-GMMatamoros Franco, Carlos S.2525
12.2GML'Ami, Erwin2631-IMMunoz Sanchez, Miguel2296
12.3GMTiviakov, Sergei2664-IMMieles Palau, Daniel2374
12.4GMVan Wely, Loek2662-IMSantos Flores, Alberto2291
Bo.71Norway 3 (NOR3)Rtg-12Germany (GER)Rtg0 : 0
13.1IMLie, Espen2435-GMNaiditsch, Arkadij2709
13.2GMDjurhuus, Rune2436-GMFridman, Daniel2639
13.3FMHauge, Lars Oskar2346-GMNisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter2689
13.4CMMihajlov, Sebastian2305-GMBaramidze, David2612
Bo.13Cuba (CUB)Rtg-74Portugal (POR)Rtg0 : 0
14.1GMDominguez Perez, Leinier2760-IMDias, Paulo2416
14.2GMBruzon Batista, Lazaro2664-IMFerreira, Jorge Viterbo2413
14.3GMQuesada Perez, Yuniesky2649-IMRocha, Sergio2392
14.4GMGonzalez Vidal, Yuri2550-Rego, Pedro Filipe2273
Bo.15Poland (POL)Rtg-75New Zealand (NZL)Rtg0 : 0
15.1GMGajewski, Grzegorz2659-IMWang, Puchen2449
15.2GMDuda, Jan-Krzysztof2576-IMDive, Russell John2318
15.3GMBartel, Mateusz2640-FMLi, Zuhao Luke2365
15.4GMSocko, Bartosz2612-IMKer, Anthony F2316
Bo.76Morocco (MAR)Rtg-16Czech Republic (CZE)Rtg0 : 0
16.1IMAli, Sebbar2387-GMNavara, David2716
16.2IMTissir, Mohamed2366-GMLaznicka, Viktor2676
16.3IMOnkoud, Abdelaziz2383-GMHracek, Zbynek2634
16.4IMHifad, Rachid2311-GMBabula, Vlastimil2549
Bo.77United Arab Emirates (UAE)Rtg-18Bulgaria (BUL)Rtg0 : 0
17.1IMOmar, Noaman2350-GMCheparinov, Ivan2681
17.2FMAlhuwar, Jasem2277-GMIotov, Valentin2553
17.3FMKhouri, Ibrahim Mohamed2225-GMRusev, Krasimir2548
17.4Ahmed, Fareed1899-IMDimitrov, Radoslav2461
Bo.78South Africa (RSA)Rtg-20Italy (ITA)Rtg0 : 0
18.1IMSolomon, Kenny2378-GMCaruana, Fabiano2801
18.2IMSteel, Henry Robert2399-GMVocaturo, Daniele2587
18.3IMKobese, Watu2333-GMBrunello, Sabino2560
18.4FMVan Den Heever, Donovan2289-GMDvirnyy, Danyyil2530

See the full listing at Chess-Results.

The women’s board pairings in the top matches are:

Round 2 on 2014/08/03 at 14:00
Bo.1China (CHN)Rtg-49Venezuela (VEN)Rtg0 : 0
1.1WGMJu, Wenjun2559-IMSanchez Castillo, Sarai Carolina2207
1.2GMZhao, Xue2508-WIMRovira Contreras, Tairu Manuela2076
1.3WGMTan, Zhongyi2468-WFMGutierrez Salazar, Leonela2096
1.4WGMGuo, Qi2453-WIMMontilla, Jorcerys2118
Bo.48Ecuador (ECU)Rtg-38Norway (NOR)Rtg0 : 0
2.1WGMHeredia Serrano, Carla2168-WIMSahl, Sheila Barth2216
2.2WFMBosch Garcia, Jacqueline2173-WIMBjerke, Silje2189
2.3WIMMoncayo Romero, Evelyn2119-WGMDolzhikova, Olga2166
2.4WIMVasquez Ramirez, Rocio2122-WIMHagesather, Ellen2182
Bo.50Brazil (BRA)Rtg-2Russia (RUS)Rtg0 : 0
3.1WIMFeliciano Ebert, Vanessa2226-GMLagno, Kateryna2540
3.2WIMTerao, Juliana Sayumi2222-GMGunina, Valentina2524
3.3WIMRibeiro, Regina2000-WGMGirya, Olga2484
3.4WFMChang, Suzana1991-WGMPogonina, Natalija2479
Bo.3Ukraine (UKR)Rtg-51Australia (AUS)Rtg0 : 0
4.1GMMuzychuk, Anna2555-IMBerezina, Irina2182
4.2GMUshenina, Anna2487-WFMNguyen, Thu Giang2165
4.3GMZhukova, Natalia2468-WIMDekic, Biljana N.2048
4.4IMGaponenko, Inna2379-Yu, Sally1953
Bo.54Montenegro (MNE)Rtg-4Georgia (GEO)Rtg0 : 0
5.1WFMMilovic, Aleksandra2170-GMDzagnidze, Nana2550
5.2Blagojevic, Tijana2095-GMKhotenashvili, Bela2494
5.3WFMStojanovic, Marija R2100-IMMelia, Salome2475
5.4Misovic, Sanja1862-IMBatsiashvili, Nino2435
Bo.5India (IND)Rtg-56Denmark (DEN)Rtg0 : 0
6.1GMHarika, Dronavalli2521-WFMDe Blecourt, Sandra2122
6.2IMSachdev, Tanya2418-WFMGuindy, Esmat2074
6.3IMKaravade, Eesha2392-Olsen, Miriam F2019
6.4WGMGomes, Mary Ann2352-WFMStolberg-Rohr, Thomine1960
Bo.7United States of America (USA)Rtg-58Belgium (BEL)Rtg0 : 0
7.1GMKrush, Irina2474-WFMGoossens, Hanne2178
7.2IMZatonskih, Anna2466-WFMMorozova, Iuliia2060
7.3WGMNemcova, Katerina2315-Barbier, Wiebke1944
7.4WGMFoisor, Sabina-Francesca2252-Dierckens, Sarah1873
Bo.59Bangladesh (BAN)Rtg-10Armenia (ARM)Rtg0 : 0
8.1WIMShamima, Akter Liza2147-IMMkrtchian, Lilit2453
8.2WFMKhan, Nazrana2001-IMGalojan, Lilit2275
8.3WIMHamid, Rani1995-WGMKursova, Maria2313
8.4WFMSultana, Sharmin Shirin1984-Sargsyan, Shushanna2109
Bo.60Egypt (EGY)Rtg-12Germany (GER)Rtg0 : 0
9.1WGMMona, Khaled2169-IMPaehtz, Elisabeth2464
9.2WGMWafa, Shrook2065-WGMSchleining, Zoya2369
9.3WIMMoaataz, Ayah1954-WGMMelamed, Tatjana2364
9.4WIMWafa, Shahenda1932-WGMHoolt, Sarah2318
Bo.13Hungary (HUN)Rtg-61Lebanon (LIB)Rtg0 : 0
10.1GMHoang, Thanh Trang2485-WIMMouradian, Knarik2188
10.2IMGara, Anita2327-WFMNekrasova, Elena2076
10.3WGMGara, Ticia2321-WFMJalloul, Maya M.1922
10.4WGMPapp, Petra2274-Bedrosian, Danielle1715

See the full listing at Chess-Results.

We’ll again be broadcasting all the action live with computer analysis and video commentary (in English, Spanish and Russian) here on the Tromsø 2014 Chess Olympiad website.


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