Who's Playing: Masters

Title Surname Firstnames Country Rating
1 GM
Carlsen
Magnus Norway 2827
2 GM
Kramnik
Vladimir Russia 2803
3 GM
Caruana
Fabiano United States 2799
4 GM
Anand
Viswanathan India 2794
5 GM
Nakamura
Hikaru United States 2781
6 GM
Adams
Michael England 2738
7 GM
Gelfand
Boris Israel 2737
8 GM
Eljanov
Pavel Ukraine 2734
9 GM
Vallejo Pons
Francisco Spain 2717
10 GM
Almasi
Zoltan Hungary 2707
11 GM
Vidit
Santosh Gujrathi India 2702
12 GM
Naiditsch
Arkadij Azerbaijan 2702
13 GM
Howell
David W L England 2701
14 GM
Short
Nigel D England 2698
15 GM
Rodshtein
Maxim Israel 2695
16 GM
Sutovsky
Emil Israel 2683
17 GM
Leko
Peter Hungary 2679
18 GM
Kasimdzhanov
Rustam Uzbekistan 2676
19 GM
Rapport
Richard Hungary 2675
20 GM
Movsesian
Sergei Armenia 2671
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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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