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Aeroflot Open 2018 live

AeroflotThe 16th International Chess Festival Aeroflot Chess Open 2018 will be held in Moscow from February 19 to March 2, 2018. The Organizers of the destival are the “Aeroflot-Russian Airlines”, the Russian Chess Federation and the Association of Chess Federations and once again venue of the event is hotel “Cosmos”.

This time the festival has the guaranteed prize fund amounting to EUR 140 000 (taking into account the prizes for the Blitz Tournament).

Three Open Tournaments (A, B and C) will be held according to the rating of the participants, all of them are 9-round Swiss events. The A tournament requires a rating above 2550 and is expecting high class players. Top seeds players so far are GM Nikita Vitiugov, GM Dmitry Andreikin, GM Vladislav Artemiev, GM Evgeny Najer, GM Krishnah Sasikiran, GM Gata Kamsky, GM Gabriel Sargissian, GM Alexander Motylev.

Live games with analysis will be provided daily on Chessdom by the best chess software competing in the Top Chess Engine Championship – Komodo, Houdini, and Stockfish.

Starting rank Aeroflot Open 2018 A

1 GM Fedoseev Vladimir RUS 2724
2 GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi IND 2723
3 GM Andreikin Dmitry RUS 2712
4 GM Mamedov Rauf AZE 2709
5 GM Matlakov Maxim RUS 2709
6 GM Artemiev Vladislav RUS 2697
7 GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2684
8 GM Najer Evgeniy RUS 2683
9 GM Kamsky Gata USA 2677
10 GM Sargissian Gabriel ARM 2677
11 GM Sasikiran Krishnan IND 2671
12 GM Korobov Anton UKR 2664
13 GM Piorun Kacper POL 2659
14 GM Sjugirov Sanan RUS 2652
15 GM Sethuraman S.P. IND 2646
16 GM Kovalev Vladislav BLR 2641
17 GM Bluebaum Matthias GER 2635
18 GM Mareco Sandro ARG 2632
19 GM Gordievsky Dmitry RUS 2630
20 GM Zvjaginsev Vadim RUS 2629
21 GM Zhigalko Sergei BLR 2625
22 GM Romanov Evgeny RUS 2621
23 GM Aleksandrov Aleksej BLR 2618
24 GM Aravindh Chithambaram Vr. IND 2617
25 GM Jumabayev Rinat KAZ 2614
26 GM Khalifman Alexander RUS 2614
27 GM Indjic Aleksandar SRB 2612
28 GM Alekseenko Kirill RUS 2609
29 GM Wen Yang CHN 2608
30 GM Oparin Grigoriy RUS 2607
31 GM Paravyan David RUS 2603
32 GM Bologan Victor MDA 2600
33 GM Kobalia Mikhail RUS 2599
34 GM Antipov Mikhail Al. RUS 2598
35 GM Gupta Abhijeet IND 2598
36 GM Tari Aryan NOR 2597
37 GM Predke Alexandr RUS 2595
38 GM Petrosian Tigran L. ARM 2589
39 GM Martirosyan Haik M. ARM 2586
40 GM Svane Rasmus GER 2586
41 GM Karthikeyan Murali IND 2585
42 GM Kulaots Kaido EST 2582
43 GM Sarana Alexey RUS 2577
44 GM Svetushkin Dmitry MDA 2576
45 IM Vavulin Maksim RUS 2575
46 GM Potkin Vladimir RUS 2574
47 GM Narayanan.S.L IND 2573
48 FM Esipenko Andrey RUS 2571
49 GM Petrosyan Manuel ARM 2569
50 GM Chigaev Maksim RUS 2560
51 GM Pichot Alan ARG 2552
52 GM Savchenko Boris RUS 2550
53 IM Firouzja Alireza IRI 2549
54 IM Moiseenko Vadim RUS 2547
55 GM Xu Xiangyu CHN 2545
56 GM Shevchenko Kirill UKR 2538
57 GM Xu Yinglun CHN 2538
58 IM Nihal Sarin IND 2532
59 IM Lomasov Semen RUS 2530
60 IM Triapishko Alexandr RUS 2530
61 GM Kotronias Vasilios GRE 2529
62 IM Sychev Klementy RUS 2529
63 GM Tran Tuan Minh VIE 2522
64 GM Yuffa Daniil RUS 2521
65 IM Abdusattorov Nodirbek UZB 2516
66 FM Sorokin Aleksey RUS 2511
67 GM Aryan Chopra IND 2509
68 IM Praggnanandhaa R IND 2507
69 GM Salomon Johan NOR 2503
70 GM Debashis Das IND 2501
71 IM Hakobyan Aram ARM 2497
72 GM Gagare Shardul IND 2494
73 WGM Goryachkina Aleksandra RUS 2493
74 IM Golubov Saveliy RUS 2492
75 IM Xu Yi CHN 2490
76 IM Gholami Aryan IRI 2489
77 GM Mikaelyan Arman ARM 2486
78 IM Belyakov Bogdan RUS 2486
79 IM Bellaiche Anthony FRA 2485
80 IM Pavlov Sergey UKR 2485
81 IM Sargsyan Shant ARM 2481
82 WGM Pogonina Natalija RUS 2478
83 IM Liu Yan CHN 2476
84 IM Yakubboev Nodirbek UZB 2462
85 IM Dragnev Valentin AUT 2461
86 IM Gallego Alcaraz Andres Felipe COL 2461
87 IM Iniyan P IND 2460
88 FM Erigaisi Arjun IND 2458
89 IM Abdumalik Zhansaya KAZ 2449
90 IM Raja Harshit IND 2448
91 IM Karavade Eesha IND 2386

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