Prize Money: Major

1st £1,200; 2nd £600; 3rd £400; 4th £200

Best relative rating achievement:

2000 - 2100 £100
1900 - 1999 £100
1800 - 1899 £100
1700 - 1799 £100
1699 and below £100

Best score by an IOM-based player, playing under the Manx flag: £100

Prizes (including the first prize) shall be shared where players have the same score.
No player can win more than one complete prize.

Tie-break (for deciding who receives the award of a trophy):

In the event of a tie for first place, the winner will be decided by tie-break, in the following order of priority:

  • The results between the players involved in the tie
  • Sum of progressive score
  • Sum of opponents’ scores (Buchholz)
  • Sonneborn-Berger
  • Number of won games
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2017 Prizegiving
Published: 03 Oct 2017

John Saunders reports: The prizegiving for the 2017 Chess.com Isle of Man tournament was held in the Villa Marina on Sunday 1 October at 9pm. Guest of honour was the tournament sponsor Isai Scheinberg who made the presentation of the Masters trophy and cheque for £50,000 to the winner of the open section, Magnus Carlsen.


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Round 9 Report
Published: 02 Oct 2017

John Saunders reports: world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the 2017 Chess.com Isle of Man Masters tournament after holding Hikaru Nakamura of the USA in the ninth and last round at the Villa Marina, Douglas, on 1 October 2017. Magnus Carlsen scored 7½ out of 9 to take the £50,000 first prize, ahead of Hikaru Nakamura and former world champion Viswanathan Anand (India) on 7 points. Tied in fourth place on 6½ were nine players: Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine), Dhopade Swapnil (India), Richard Rapport (Hungary), Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (India), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Mickey Adams (England), Alexei Shirov (Latvia), Emil Sutovsky (Israel).


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Masters - Final Ranking List
Published: 01 Oct 2017

The final ranking list of the Masters was as follows:


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