Hikaru Nakamura vs Magnus Carlsen || Amazing checkmate Position Qe2-Qf1! || Zurich Blitz Chess 2014

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[Blitz]Nakamura vs Carlsen, Amazing checkmate Position Qe2-Qf1!!!, Zürich Blitz Chess Challenge 2014.
Zurich Chess Challenge 2014,
Chess Studio,
Magnus Carlsen,
Levon Aronian,
Hikaru Nakamura,
Fabiano Caruana,
Viswanathan Anand,
Boris Gelfand,
The Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 took place from 29 January to 4 February 2014.
The average rating of its participants is 2801,
the highest in history, and it is also the first category 23 tournament ever.
Magnus Carlsen won the tournament.

The opening day included five rounds of blitz to decide the draw,
which was won by Carlsen. The main tournament consists of five rounds of classical chess
and finally five rounds of rapid chess on the closure day.

Blitz results[edit]
No Player Blitz Elo rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 Points SB
1 Magnus Carlsen (NOR) 2837 X ½ 1 0 1 ½ 3 7.25
2 Levon Aronian (ARM) 2863 ½ X 0 ½ 1 1 3 6.75
3 Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 2879 0 1 X 1 ½ 0 2½ 6.75
4 Fabiano Caruana (ITA) 2697 1 ½ 0 X 0 1 2½ 6
5 Viswanathan Anand (IND) 2827 0 0 ½ 1 X 1 2½ 5.25
6 Boris Gelfand (ISR) 2719 ½ 0 1 0 0 X 1½ 4
Classical results[edit]
No Player FIDE ranking Elo rating 1 2 3 4 5 6 Points Rating change
1 Magnus Carlsen (NOR) 1 2872 X ½ 1 1 ½ 1 8 +9
2 Levon Aronian (ARM) 2 2812 ½ X 0 1 1 ½ 6 +4
3 Fabiano Caruana (ITA) 6 2782 0 1 X ½ ½ ½ 5 +2
4 Hikaru Nakamura (USA) 3 2789 0 0 ½ X 1 ½ 4 −4
5 Viswanathan Anand (IND) 9 2773 ½ 0 ½ 0 X 1 4 −3
6 Boris Gelfand (ISR) 8 2777 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 X 3 −8
For games that ended in a draw in under 40 moves,
a subsequent rapid game between the two players was mandatory,
although these particular rapid games had no relevance to the tournament standings.
Two such games were played: Gelfand–Aronian (0–1) in the third round and Gelfand–Nakamura (1–0) in the fifth round.

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