Dec 222015
 

World champion GM Magnus Carlsen recovered from the round 1 stumble against IM Nino Batsiashvili and won his game with the black pieces against Chithambaram Aravindh.

Quick Qatar Masters Open 2015 Round 2 highlights:

Mamedyarov settles for an early draw versus Zhong Zhang
Yifan Hou postpones the duel with Dronavalli for the next tournament
Yesterday’s hero Nino Batsiashvili stumbles with white versus Harikrishna
Wei Yi recovers with a win against Pier Luigi Basso
Kramnik reaches a draw with Kapcer Piorun after a drawn out battle
– Nikita Vitiugov climbs back up with a win versus Ahuja Rohan

All results of the day in the table below.

Live games with analysis / Round 1 Highlights with video

Vijay Kumar presents the round 2 video including interviews with Magnus Carlsen, David Howell, Pentala Harikrishna, Dronavali Harika and S P Sethuraman.

 

All Round 2 Results:

Kramnik, Vladimir vs Piorun, Kacper 1/2-1/2
Grandelius, Nils vs Giri, Anish 0-1
So, Wesley vs Naroditsky, Daniel 1-0
Salem, A R Saleh vs Karjakin, Sergey 1/2-1/2
Li, Chao B vs Ipatov, Alexander 1-0
Zhang, Zhong vs Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1/2-1/2
Tomashevsky, Evgeny vs Bluebaum, Matthias 1/2-1/2
Bok, Benjamin vs Yu, Yangyi 0-1
Wojtaszek, Radoslaw vs Lin, Chen 1-0
Rambaldi, Francesco vs Korobov, Anton 1/2-1/2
Kosteniuk, Alexandra vs Ponomariov, Ruslan 1/2-1/2
Howell, David W L vs Stefanova, Antoaneta 1-0
Al-Sayed, Mohammed vs Matlakov, Maxim 1/2-1/2
Hou, Yifan vs Harika, Dronavalli 1/2-1/2
Sundararajan, Kidambi vs Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 1/2-1/2
Dubov, Daniil vs Gagare, Shardul 1/2-1/2
Yuffa, Daniil vs Bologan, Viktor 1-0
Ganguly, Surya Shekhar vs Fang, Yuxiang 1/2-1/2
Xu, Yinglun vs Sjugirov, Sanan 1/2-1/2
Swiercz, Dariusz vs Firouzja, Alireza 1-0
Tissir, Mohamed vs Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi 1/2-1/2
Raja, Harshit vs Sethuraman, S P 0-1
Aravindh, Chithambaram Vr vs Carlsen, Magnus 0-1
Batsiashvili, Nino vs Harikrishna, P 0-1
Jakovenko, Dmitry vs Ma, Zhonghan 1-0
Ivanchuk, Vassily vs Tabatabaei, M Amin 1-0
Ni, Hua vs Sagar, Shah 1-0
Puranik, Abhimanyu vs Moiseenko, Alexander 1/2-1/2
Lorparizangeneh, Shahin vs Adhiban, B 0-1
Fedoseev, Vladimir vs Ali Marandi, Cemil Can 1/2-1/2
Carlsson, Pontus vs Akopian, Vladimir 0-1
Padmini, Rout vs Khairullin, Ildar 1/2-1/2
Shankland, Samuel L vs Vignesh, N R 1/2-1/2
Nguyen, Ngoc Truong Son vs Abdusattorov, Nodirbek 1/2-1/2
Sasikiran, Krishnan vs Saiyn, Zhanat 1-0
Lenderman, Aleksandr vs Haria, Ravi 1-0
Bartel, Mateusz vs Khademalsharieh, Sarasadat 1/2-1/2
Karavade, Eesha vs Lu, Shanglei 1/2-1/2
Hamdouchi, Hicham vs Pham, Le Thao Nguyen 1-0
Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian vs Vocaturo, Daniele 0-1
Pourkashiyan, Atousa vs Esen, Baris 1/2-1/2
Bartel, Marta vs Xu, Jun 0-1
Bromberger, Stefan vs Abdumalik, Zhansaya 0-1
Roy, Prantik vs Schroeder, Jan-Christian 1/2-1/2
Wei, Yi vs Basso, Pier Luigi 1-0
Rohan, Ahuja vs Vitiugov, Nikita 0-1
Khismatullin, Denis vs Aryan, Chopra 1-0
Tregubov, Pavel V vs Nezad, Husein Aziz 1-0
Seyb, Alexander vs Dzagnidze, Nana 1-0
Svane, Rasmus vs Gholami, Aryan 1-0
Mohammad, Nubairshah Shaikh vs Khotenashvili, Bela 1-0
Sunilduth Lyna, Narayanan vs Saduakassova, Dinara 1/2-1/2
Siva, Mahadevan vs Goryachkina, Aleksandra 0-1
Ezat, Mohamed vs Slavin, Alexey 1/2-1/2
Abhishek, Kelkar vs Shoker, Samy 1-0
Zhukova, Natalia vs Konguvel, Ponnuswamy 1-0
Li, Di vs Sanal, Vahap 1-0
Neelotpal, Das vs Guramishvili, Sopiko 1/2-1/2
Li, Ruofan vs Krush, Irina 1/2-1/2
Moroni, Luca Jr vs Bivol, Alina 1-0
Ly, Moulthun vs Vaishali, R 1-0
Dai, Changren vs Venkatesh, M R 1-0
Kashlinskaya, Alina vs Piasetski, Leon 1-0
Goriatchkin, Jouri vs Firat, Burak 1/2-1/2
Vogel, Roven vs Pratyusha, Bodda 1/2-1/2
Derakhshani, Dorsa vs Wang, Yiye 0-1

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 2 Highlights with video
Source: Chessdom