The Museum of Russian impressionism in Moscow held a traditional chess tournament Mikhail tal memorial.
Tournament participants: 1. Hikaru Nakamura (USA, rating 2823 rapid/blitz rating of 2853) 2. Viswanathan Anand (India, 2805/2801) 3. Ian Nepomniatchi (Russia, 2803/2768) 4. Vladimir Kramnik (Russia, 2795/2784) 5. Alexander Grischuk (Russia, 2792/2846) 6. Peter Svidler (Russia, 2770 /2793) 7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan, 2755/2714) 8. Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2724/2868) 9. Boris Gelfand (Israel, 2644/2745) 10. Daniil Dubov (Russia, 2617/2767).
First will be a chess tournament — round Robin, 9 rounds (three rounds per day). Time control: 25 minutes to the end of the game, adding 10 seconds for every move starting from the first, to each participant.
Then 10 participants will be joined by another four and the tournament will be held at the blitz. Round Robin (13 rounds). Time control: 5 minutes before the end of the round with additional 3 seconds for every move starting from the first, to each participant.
After the first day leader Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who scored 2.5 points.
Boris Gelfand scored 1 points and occupies the eighth place. The Israeli grandmaster drew with Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin and lost to Hikaru Nakamura.