Arctic Securities Chess Stars - Day 2

Arctic Securities Chess Stars - Day 2

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Aug 29, 2010, 2:01 PM |
27 | Chess Event Coverage

On the second day of the Arctic Securities Chess Stars event in Kristiansund, Norway, World Champion Vishy Anand repeated his strong results from the opening day to finish top of the qualifying rounds with a score of 5/6.

Magnus Carlsen also managed to qualify for the final match, but conceded a draw to Judit Polgar and lost to Jon Ludvig Hammer along the way to a 3.5/6 finish.  Congratulations Jon!

So Monday will see matches between Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen for 1st/2nd place, and between Jon Ludvig Hammer and Judit Polgar for 3rd/4th.

Both matches start at 14:00 local time and live video coverage will be broadcast online here

All games are played at the rapid time control of 20 minutes plus a 10 second increment, and the official website is here.

The final qualifying standings:

1  Anand, Viswanathan IND 2800 * * ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 5
2  Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2826 ½ ½ * * 1 0 1 ½
3  Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2636 0 0 0 1 * * ½ ½ 2
4  Polgar, Judit HUN 2682 0 0 0 ½ ½ ½ * *

 

All the games from day two:

 

 

 

 

 

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