Mikhail Tal Memorial Blitz Tournament 2014

Mikhail Tal Memorial Blitz Tournament 2014 Mikhail Tal Memorial Blitz Tournament took place in Sochi from 13 till 14 November 2014.  

Participants: V. Kramnik, S. Karjakin, P. Svidler, A. Grischuk, I. Nepomiachtchi, E. Tomashevsky, A. Morozevich, E. Inarkiev, A. Kosteniuk (all - Russia), S. Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), B. Gelfand (Israel), P. Leko (Hungary).

Commentators: GM A. Khalifman and IM S. Guramishvili

Double round-robin, time control: 4 minutes + 2 seconds.

Total prize fund - 100 000 USD.

The tournament was won by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Alexander Grischuk became the silver medalist. Boris Gelfand, Sergey Karjakin and Alexander Morozevich shared the third place.  



S. Karjakin - S. Mamedyarov Round 22. 0-1
A. Morozevich - A. Grischuk Round 21. 0-1
A. Grischuk - S. Mamedyarov Round 20. 1-0
I. Nepomniachtchi - A. Grischuk Round 19. 1/2-1/2
P. Svidler - S. Mamedyarov Round 18. 1-0
P. Leko - A. Grischuk Round 17. 1-0
A. Morozevich - S. Mamedyarov Round 16. 1-0
B. Gelfand - A. Grischuk Round 15. 1/2-1/2
S. Mamedyarov - I. Nepomniachtchi Round 14. 0-1

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