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  • Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 5

    Oct 1, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Giri, AnishNED27554
    2Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS27403.5
    3Anand, ViswanathanIND27763
    4Li, Chao bCHN27463
    5Kramnik, VladimirRUS28082.5
    6Aronian, LevonARM27952.5
    7Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27612.5
    8Svidler, PeterRUS27452
    9Tomashevsky, EvgenyRUS27311.5
    10Gelfand, BorisISR27430.5


    Anand, Viswanathan (2776) - Gelfand, Boris (2743) [B31]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (5.1), 2016-10-01
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 d5 9. d3 c4 10. dxc4 dxe4 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Rxe4 e5 13. Re1 f6 14. Nbd2 Nf7 15. Ne4 f5 16. Neg5 e4 17. Nxf7 Kxf7 18. Bg5 Rd3 19. Nd4 Ba6 20. b3 c5 21. Ne2 h6 22. Be3 Rc8 23. h4 Bf6 24. Nf4 Rdd8 25. Nd5 Bxh4 26. Bxh6 Bb7 27. g3 Bf6 28. Nxf6 Kxf6 29. Be3 Rd3 30. Kf1 g5 31. Ke2 Rxc3 32. Rac1 Rxc1 33. Rxc1 Rd8 34. Bxc5 f4 35. gxf4 gxf4 36. Bxa7 e3 37. Bxe3 fxe3 38. Kxe3 Bc8 39. Rc2 Bf5 40. Rd2 Ra8 41. Kd4 Ke6 42. Kc3 Ke5 43. a4 Be4 44. Kb4 Rb8+ 45. Ka3 Rf8 46. a5 Rf3 47. Kb4 Bb7 48. Rd8 Rxf2 49. Kc5 Rf6 50. Re8+ Kf4 51. b4 Rc6+ 52. Kd4 Rd6+ 53. Kc5 Rc6+ 54. Kb5 Rf6 55. Re7 Ba6+ 56. Kc5 Rf5+ 57. Kd4 Kf3 58. b5  1 - 0 (view game)

    Aronian, Levon (2795) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A30]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (5.2), 2016-10-01
    1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qa4+ Qd7 11. Qxd7+ Nxd7 12. Nxd4 N7f6 13. Ncb5 O-O 14. e4 Nb4 15. a3 Nd3 16. Rd1 Nc5 17. f3 Rfc8 18. Be3 a6 19. Nc3 g6 20. Bh3 Rc7 21. Rab1 b5 22. Bf4 Rcc8 23. Kf1 Bf8 24. Rbc1 Rd8 25. Nce2 Ne8 26. Bg5 Rd7 27. Rd2 h6 28. Be3 Rdd8 29. Rcd1 e5 30. Nc2 Rxd2 31. Rxd2 Nf6 32. Nc1 g5 33. Bxc5 Bxc5 34. Nb3 Bf8 35. Na5 Bc8 36. Bxc8 Rxc8 37. g4 h5 38. h3 hxg4 39. hxg4 Bc5 40. Nb7 Bb6 41. Ke2 Ne8 42. Nb4 Bd4 43. Na5 Ng7 44. Nbc6 Kf8 45. Nxd4 exd4 46. Nb3 Ne6 47. Nxd4 Nxd4+ 48. Rxd4 Ke7 49. Kd2 Ke6 50. a4 bxa4 51. Rxa4 Rc6 52. b3 f6 53. Ra5 Rb6 54. Kc3 Rc6+ 55. Kb4 Rb6+ 56. Kc4 Rc6+ 57. Rc5 Rd6 58. Ra5 Rc6+ 59. Kb4 Rd6 60. Rd5 Rb6+ 61. Kc3 Rc6+ 62. Kb2 Rc8 63. Ra5 Rc6 64. b4 Rd6 65. Kc3 Rc6+ 66. Kb3 Rd6 67. Kc4 Rc6+ 68. Rc5 Rd6 69. Kc3 Rb6 70. Kb3 Rd6 71. Ka4 Rd3 72. Rc6+ Ke5 73. Rxa6 Rxf3 74. b5 Rf1 75. Rc6 Kxe4 76. b6 f5 77. Rc3 Ra1+ 78. Kb4 Ra6 79. Kb5 Rxb6+ 80. Kxb6 fxg4 81. Kc5 Kf4 82. Rc4+ Kf3 83. Rc3+ Kf4  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Giri, Anish (2755) - Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) [D97]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (5.3), 2016-10-01
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 a6 8. Be2 b5 9. Qb3 c5 10. dxc5 Be6 11. Qc2 Nbd7 12. Be3 Rc8 13. Rd1 b4 14. Nd5 Bxd5 15. exd5 Nxc5 16. O-O Nce4 17. Qd3 Qd6 18. Qxa6 Rc2 19. Bd4 Nc5 20. Qxd6 exd6 21. Bb5 Nfe4 22. Rc1 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Ra8 24. Bxg7 Kxg7 25. Ra1 Na4 26. Bc6 Ra7 27. Bxa4 Rxa4 28. Nd4 Nf6 29. Kf1 Nxd5 30. g3 Nb6 31. Nc2 Ra5 32. Nxb4 Nc4 33. Rd1 Ra4 34. b3 Rxb4 35. bxc4 Rxc4 36. Rxd6 Rc2 37. Ra6 g5 38. g4 f6 39. Ra3 h5 40. h3 Rc4 41. gxh5 Kh6 42. Rf3 Kxh5 43. a3 Kg6 44. Ke2 Rd4 45. Rd3 Re4+ 46. Kd1 Rf4 47. Ke2 Re4+ 48. Kd1 Rf4 49. Ke1 Re4+ 50. Re3 Rd4 51. Rf3 Kf7 52. Rb3 Kg6 53. Kf1 Ra4 54. Rf3 Re4 55. Re3 Ra4 56. Ke2 Rd4 57. Rf3 Kf7 58. Rd3 Re4+ 59. Kd1 Rf4 60. Rd2 Ra4 61. Ra2 Ke6 62. Kc2 Kd6 63. Kb3 Rh4 64. a4 Rxh3+ 65. Kc4 Kc6 66. a5 Kb7 67. a6+  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) - Svidler, Peter (2745) [E60]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (5.4), 2016-10-01
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Bg5 Ne4 4. Bf4 c5 5. Qc2 Qa5+ 6. Nd2 f5 7. f3 Nf6 8. d5 d6 9. e3 Bg7 10. Ne2 b5 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Nf4 Nb6 13. Kf2 O-O 14. h4 bxc4 15. Nxc4 Qa4 16. b3 Qe8 17. Rd1 Qf7 18. Nxb6 axb6 19. a4 Bd7 20. Bc4 Rfb8 21. Qe2 Ra5 22. Rb1 h6 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. h5 g5 25. Ne6 b5 26. axb5 Bxb5 27. f4 gxf4 28. exf4 Rba8 29. Rbc1 Ra2 30. Rc2 Rxc2 31. Qxc2 Bd7 32. Qe2 Bxe6 33. Qxe6+ Qxe6 34. dxe6 Ra2+ 35. Kf3 Rd2 36. Rc1 Bb2 37. Re1 d5 38. Re2 Rxe2 39. Bxe2 Kg7 40. Bb5 Kf6 41. Bd7 Bc1 42. g4 Bd2 43. Bc8 c4 44. bxc4 dxc4 45. Ba6 c3 46. Bd3 fxg4+ 47. Kxg4 Kxe6 48. f5+ Ke5 49. Kf3 Kd4 50. Bc2  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Li, Chao b (2746) - Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) [E21]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (5.5), 2016-10-01
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bd2 Bb7 6. e3 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 Ne4 8. Rc1 d6 9. Bd3 Nd7 10. O-O Nxc3 11. Rxc3 O-O 12. e4 Qe7 13. Bc2 c5 14. d5 e5 15. a3 Nf6 16. Nd2 Bc8 17. b4 Bd7 18. Ba4 Rfc8 19. Bxd7 Nxd7 20. b5 a6 21. Qc2 Ra7 22. Rb1 Rca8 23. Rbb3 g6 24. g3 Kg7 25. Kg2 Qd8 26. h4 Qe7 27. Rf3 Nf6 28. Qd3 Qd7 29. Nb1 axb5 30. Rxb5 Qg4 31. Re3 Ra6 32. f3 Qd7 33. Qc2 Qd8 34. Qb2 Nd7 35. Nd2 Kg8 36. Rbb3 Ra4 37. Qc2 R8a7 38. Rec3 Qa8 39. Qc1 R7a5 40. h5 Qd8 41. Nf1 Ra8  ½ - ½ (view game)

  • Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 4

    Oct 1, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Giri, AnishNED27553.5
    2Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS27403
    3Li, Chao bCHN27462.5
    4Anand, ViswanathanIND27762
    5Kramnik, VladimirRUS28082
    6Aronian, LevonARM27952
    7Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27612
    8Svidler, PeterRUS27451.5
    9Tomashevsky, EvgenyRUS27311
    10Gelfand, BorisISR27430.5


    Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) - Aronian, Levon (2795) [C55]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (4.1), 2016-09-30
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O d6 6. a3 Nd7 7. Ba2 O-O 8. Nc3 Nb6 9. Ne2 Bg4 10. c3 d5 11. exd5 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Nxd5 13. f4 Qd7 14. fxe5 Nxe5 15. Ng3 Qh3 16. Qh5 Qxh5 17. Nxh5 Rad8 18. Rd1 c5 19. Kg2 Nf6 20. Re1 Ng6 21. Nf4 Nh4+ 22. Kh3 Nf5 23. d4 Rfe8 24. Ne6 fxe6 25. Bxe6+ Kf8 26. Bxf5 cxd4 27. cxd4 Rxd4 28. Kg2 Rd5 29. Bh3 a5 30. Be3 Bc5 31. Bf4 Rxe1 32. Rxe1 Bd6 33. Bc1 Re5 34. Rd1 Rd5 35. Rxd5 Nxd5 36. Bf5 b6 37. b3 g6 38. Be4 Nf4+ 39. Kf3 Ne6 40. Bd5 Ke7 41. h4 Bc5 42. a4 Kd6 43. Bc4  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) - Anand, Viswanathan (2776) [C50]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (4.2), 2016-09-30
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 a6 8. Re1 Ba7 9. Bb3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bc2 d5 13. exd5 Bxd5 14. Ng3 Bc5 15. b4 Bf8 16. a4 g6 17. Bb2 b5 18. Ne4 Rb8 19. Bc1 Nd7 20. Bb3 Bxb3 21. Qxb3 Re6 22. axb5 axb5 23. Be3 Nf6 24. Rad1 Nxe4 25. dxe4 Qe8 26. Rd5 Nd8 27. Ra1 Nb7 28. Ra7 c6 29. Rd1 Nd6 30. Nd2 Ra8 31. Rda1 Rxa7 32. Rxa7 Re7 33. Ra6 Rc7 34. Qa2 Kg7 35. Bb6 Rb7 36. Bc5 Be7 37. Ra8 Rb8 38. Ra7 Rd8 39. Bb6 Rc8 40. Bc7 Qd7 41. Bb6 Qe8 42. g3 Bg5 43. Bc7 Bxd2 44. Bxd6 Bxc3 45. Re7 Qg8 46. Qe6 Qf8 47. Kg2 Rd8 48. Bc5 Bd4 49. Qxc6 Kg8 50. Qxb5 Rb8 51. Rxf7  1 - 0 (view game)

    Svidler, Peter (2745) - Giri, Anish (2755) [A37]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (4.3), 2016-09-30
    1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. c4 Bg7 5. Nc3 d6 6. O-O e5 7. a3 Nge7 8. d3 O-O 9. Rb1 a5 10. Bg5 f6 11. Bd2 Be6 12. Ne1 d5 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Qb3 Nc7 15. Qb6 Nd4 16. Nf3 Ra6 17. Qxb7 Nxe2+ 18. Kh1 Nxc3 19. bxc3 Bd5 20. Qb2 Qa8 21. Ne1 Rd6 22. d4 Rfd8 23. Kg1 cxd4 24. cxd4 Bxg2 25. Nxg2 Rxd4 26. Bc3 R4d7 27. Ne3 Nd5 28. Nxd5 Rxd5 29. a4 h5 30. h4 Qc6 31. Qb3 Kh7 32. Rfc1 Qd7 33. Be1 e4 34. Qb7 Qxa4 35. Ra1 Qe8 36. Rc7 R5d7 37. Rxd7 Rxd7 38. Qb3 Rd3 39. Qc4 Qd7 40. Rxa5 f5 41. Kg2 Rd1 42. Qe2 Rb1 43. Rc5 Qb7 44. Kh2 f4 45. gxf4 Qe7 46. Rc4 Qxh4+ 47. Kg2 Qxf4 48. Qxe4 Qg5+ 49. Kf3 Rb5 50. Qd3 Qg1 51. Re4 Rb2 52. Qc4 Qh1+ 53. Kg3 Rb1 54. Qe2 Qg1+ 55. Kh3 Rb3+ 56. f3 g5 57. Bf2 g4+ 58. Kh4 Qh2+ 59. Kg5 Rxf3  0 - 1 (view game)

    Gelfand, Boris (2743) - Li, Chao b (2746) [D97]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (4.4), 2016-09-30
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Na6 8. Be2 c5 9. d5 e6 10. O-O exd5 11. exd5 Nb4 12. Rd1 Nc2 13. Rb1 Nd4 14. Nxd4 cxd4 15. Rxd4 Bf5 16. Ra1 Ne8 17. Bf4 Nd6 18. Qc5 Re8 19. Bb5 Nxb5 20. Nxb5 Rc8 21. Qxa7 Ra8 22. Qc5 Rxa2 23. Rad1 Bxd4 24. Qxd4 Re4 25. Qd2 Qb6 26. Nc3 Rxb2 27. Nxe4 Rxd2 28. Nxd2 Qd4 29. Be3 Qxd5 30. Rc1 b5 31. Rc5 Qd7 32. h3 b4 33. Rc4 Qd6 34. g4 Be6 35. Rd4 Qf8 36. Ne4 b3 37. Rd2 f5 38. Nc5 Qb8 39. Nxe6 b2 40. Rxb2 Qxb2 41. g5 Qb1+ 42. Kh2 Qe4 43. Nf4 Qf3 44. Ng2 Kf7 45. Nh4 Qd1 46. Bf4 Ke6 47. Kg3 Kd5 48. Nf3 Ke4 49. Nd2+ Kd3 50. Kg2 Ke2 51. Be3 Qa4 52. Kg3 Qb4 53. Bf4 Qc5 54. Be3 Qd6+ 55. Bf4 Qd4 56. Be3 f4+ 57. Bxf4 Qxf2+ 58. Kg4 Qg1+ 59. Kh4 Qg2  0 - 1 (view game)

    Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) [D12]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (4.5), 2016-09-30
    1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qc7 9. Bd2 Be7 10. g3 Bh5 11. Be2 dxc4 12. Qxc4 a6 13. b4 Nd5 14. Ne4 Nd7 15. Ng2 e5 16. O-O O-O 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Qb3 Rad8 19. Rad1 f6 20. Nc5 Bf7 21. Qc2 Qb6 22. a3 a5 23. Na4 Qa7 24. bxa5 Bg6 25. Qb3 Bf7 26. Qc2 Bxa3 27. Kh1 b5 28. axb6 Nxb6 29. Nxb6 Qxb6 30. f4 Bb3 31. Qc3 Bxd1 32. Rxd1 Bb4 33. Qb3+ Nf7 34. Qxb4 Qxb4 35. Bxb4 Rxd1+ 36. Bxd1 Rb8 37. Be1 Rb1 38. Bf3 c5 39. Kg1 c4 40. Kf2 Rb2+ 41. Kf1 Nd6 42. Bd5+ Kf8 43. e4 Rb1 44. Ke2 Rb2+ 45. Kf1 Rb1 46. Ke2 Rb2+ 47. Kf3 Nb5 48. Bxc4 Nd4+ 49. Ke3 Nc2+ 50. Kf3 Nd4+ 51. Ke3 Nc2+ 52. Kd3 Nxe1+ 53. Nxe1 Rxh2 54. Ke3 Ke7 55. Bf1 Ra2 56. Nf3 g6 57. Nd4 Kd6 58. Be2 Ra3+ 59. Bd3 Ra2 60. Nb5+ Kc5 61. Nc7 Rg2 62. Kf3 Rb2 63. Ne6+ Kd6 64. Nd4 Kc5 65. Ke3 Rg2 66. Ne2 Rh2 67. Bb1 h5 68. Ba2 g5 69. Be6 h4 70. Bg4 hxg3 71. fxg5 fxg5 72. Nxg3 Rg2 73. Kf3 Rb2 74. Nf5 Kc4 75. Bh3 Rb1 76. Kf2 Rb2+ 77. Kg3 Rb1 78. Bg2 Kd3 79. Nd6 Re1 80. Kg4 Rg1 81. Kf3 Kd4 82. Nf5+ Ke5 83. Ne3 Ra1  ½ - ½ (view game)

  • Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 3

    Sep 30, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS27402.5
    2Giri, AnishNED27552.5
    3Anand, ViswanathanIND27762
    4Svidler, PeterRUS27451.5
    5Li, Chao bCHN27461.5
    6Aronian, LevonARM27951.5
    7Kramnik, VladimirRUS28081.5
    8Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27611
    9Tomashevsky, EvgenyRUS27310.5
    10Gelfand, BorisISR27430.5


    Aronian, Levon (2795) - Svidler, Peter (2745) [D70]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.1), 2016-09-29
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Kb1 Rd8 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Qc1 Na5 15. Bh6 Bxh6 16. Qxh6 e6 17. h4 exd5 18. h5 Qf8 19. Qf4 Qe7 20. hxg6 fxg6 21. Nge2 Be6 22. Nd4 dxe4 23. Qxe4 Rd6 24. Nxe6 Rxe6 25. Qg4 Nc6 26. Ne4 Rd8 27. Rc1 Rd5 28. Qf4 Rf5 29. Qe3 Nb4 30. Qb3 N4d5 31. a3 Ree5 32. Bd3 Kg7 33. Ka1 Nf4 34. g4 Rf8 35. Bb1 Ne6 36. Qc3 Nf4 37. Qxc7 Nfd5 38. Qxe7+ Rxe7 39. Rh2 Nf4 40. Rch1 Rh8 41. Rc1  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A30]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.2), 2016-09-29
    1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 O-O 9. Rd1 d6 10. Bg5 Nc6 11. Qf4 Qb8 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Rxd6 Na5 14. Rad1 Qc7 15. Rd7 Qxf4 16. gxf4 Bc6 17. Ng5 Bxd7 18. Bxa8 Bxc3 19. Rxd7 Bxb2 20. Be4 h6 21. Nf3 Nxc4 22. Rxa7 Rc8 23. Kg2 Bf6 24. Bd3 g5 25. f5 g4 26. Ne1 e5 27. Nc2 h5 28. Nb4 Kg7 29. Nd5 Bh4 30. h3 Rc5 31. hxg4 hxg4 32. Nc7 Kh6 33. Ne8 Nb2 34. Be4 Nd1 35. Nd6 Kg5 36. Rxf7 Bxf2 37. Rg7+ Kf4 38. e3+ Kxe3 39. Rxg4 Kd2 40. Bf3 Ne3+ 41. Kxf2 Nxg4+ 42. Bxg4 Rd5 43. Ne4+ Kd3 44. f6 Ra5 45. Be2+ Kd4 46. f7 Ra8 47. Ng5  1 - 0 (view game)

    Giri, Anish (2755) - Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) [A46]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.3), 2016-09-29
    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. Bf4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Bd3 Be7 6. h3 O-O 7. Nbd2 c5 8. c3 cxd4 9. exd4 d6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Re1 Re8 12. Bh2 a6 13. a4 Nf8 14. Ng5 Qd7 15. Qe2 Bc6 16. Bxa6 Bxa4 17. Bd3 Bc6 18. Nc4 Qc7 19. Na3 Qb7 20. Nb5 Qd7 21. Nf3 Rxa1 22. Rxa1 Ra8 23. Rxa8 Bxa8 24. Na3 Bc6 25. Bb5 Ne8 26. Bxc6 Qxc6 27. Qb5 Qxb5 28. Nxb5 Nd7 29. Kf1 f6 30. Ke2 Kf7 31. Ne1 Nb8 32. Na7 Bd8 33. Nc2 Ke7 34. Nb4 Kd7 35. d5 exd5 36. Nxd5 Nc6 37. Nb5 Ne7 38. Ne3 d5 39. Kd3 Nc7 40. Nd4 g6 41. c4 dxc4+ 42. Kxc4 Nc6 43. Bxc7 Bxc7 44. Nf3 Bd8 45. Kb5 Kc7 46. Nd5+ Kb7 47. b4 f5 48. Kc4 Kc8 49. Nf4 Bc7 50. Ne6 Bd6 51. b5 Ne7 52. Nfg5 h5 53. Nf7 Bh2 54. Nf8 Bg1 55. f4 Be3 56. Ne5 g5 57. fxg5 Bxg5 58. Nfg6 Nxg6 59. Nxg6 Kd7 60. Kd5 Be3 61. Nh4 f4 62. Ng6 Bc1 63. Ne5+ Ke7 64. Nc4 Be3 65. g3 Bc1 66. gxf4 Bxf4 67. Nxb6 Bg3 68. Nc4 Kd7 69. b6 h4 70. Kc5 Kc8 71. Kc6 Kb8 72. Kb5 Kc8 73. Kc6 Kb8 74. Nd2 Bf4 75. Ne4 Bg3 76. Nc5 Bh2 77. Kb5 Bg1 78. Nb3 Bh2 79. Ka6 Bg3 80. Nd4 Kc8 81. b7+ Kd7 82. Ka7  1 - 0 (view game)

    Li, Chao b (2746) - Anand, Viswanathan (2776) [E21]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.4), 2016-09-29
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Bb7 7. Bd3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 f5 9. O-O O-O 10. Nd2 Nxd2 11. Bxd2 Qh4 12. f3 d6 13. a4 Nc6 14. g3 Qh5 15. e4 Na5 16. Rae1 fxe4 17. fxe4 Ba6 18. Bf4 Bxc4 19. Bxc4 Nxc4 20. Qb3 d5 21. Qb5 Rac8 22. Qc6 Rfe8 23. Rf2 Na5 24. Qd7 Qf7 25. Qxf7+ Kxf7 26. Bxc7+ Kg8 27. Bf4 Nc4 28. Rfe2 Kf7 29. Rf2 Kg8 30. Rfe2 Kf7 31. Rf2  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) - Gelfand, Boris (2743) [D43]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.5), 2016-09-29
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. g3 Nd7 8. Bg2 dxc4 9. O-O Be7 10. Ne4 Qf5 11. Ned2 e5 12. e4 Qh5 13. Nxc4 exd4 14. Qxd4 Qc5 15. e5 O-O 16. Qe4 Nb6 17. Ne3 Qb4 18. Nd4 Rd8 19. Rad1 Qxb2 20. e6 Bxe6 21. Nxe6 fxe6 22. Bh3 Kh8 23. Bxe6 g5 24. Ng4 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Qg7 26. Ne5 Qf6 27. Bb3 Kg7 28. Ng4  1 - 0 (view game)

  • Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 2

    Sep 27, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Anand, ViswanathanIND27761.5
    2Giri, AnishNED27551.5
    3Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS27401.5
    4Svidler, PeterRUS27451
    5Kramnik, VladimirRUS28081
    6Li, Chao bCHN27461
    7Aronian, LevonARM27951
    8Tomashevsky, EvgenyRUS27310.5
    9Gelfand, BorisISR27430.5
    10Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27610.5


    Anand, Viswanathan (2776) - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) [C92]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.1), 2016-09-27
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 exd4 12. cxd4 Nd7 13. Nf1 Na5 14. Bc2 Bf6 15. Rb1 c5 16. d5 Nc4 17. b3 Nce5 18. N3h2 Ng6 19. Ne3 Bc8 20. Bd2 b4 21. Nhg4 a5 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. g3 a4 24. bxa4 Nde5 25. f4 Nxf4 26. gxf4 Qxf4 27. Nf1 Qh4 28. Re3 Bxh3 29. Qe2 Qg4+ 30. Qxg4 Bxg4 31. a3 Nf3+ 32. Kf2 Nd4 33. Rb2 bxa3 34. Rxa3 Nxc2 35. Rxc2 Rxe4 36. a5 Bc8 37. Re3 Rf4+ 38. Rf3 Re4 39. Rb2 Ba6 40. Bc3 h5 41. Ng3 Rh4 42. Rb6 Rh2+ 43. Kg1 Rc2 44. Nf5 Bc4 45. Re3 Kh7 46. Rxd6 Rb8 47. Rb6 Rxb6 48. axb6 Bxd5 49. Nxg7 Rg2+ 50. Kf1 Rg6 51. Nxh5 Bc4+ 52. Kf2 Rxb6 53. Nf6+ Kh6 54. Rg3  1 - 0 (view game)

    Gelfand, Boris (2743) - Giri, Anish (2755) [E60]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.2), 2016-09-27
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. e3 d6 7. Nge2 e5 8. O-O exd4 9. exd4 Ne7 10. Bf4 Nf5 11. Qc1 Re8 12. h3 c6 13. g4 Ne7 14. Bh6 d5 15. c5 b6 16. cxb6 axb6 17. Re1 Bh8 18. Qf4 Nd7 19. Qd2 Nf8 20. Nf4 Ne6 21. Nce2 c5 22. dxc5 bxc5 23. Nxd5 Bb7 24. Nec3 Nxd5 25. Nxd5 Bd4 26. Nc3 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 g5 28. h4 gxh4 29. Ne4 Qd5 30. f3 Rad8 31. Rad1 Kh8 32. Bg5 f5 33. Bxd8 Rxd8 34. gxf5 Qxf5 35. Kh1 Rg8 36. Rf1 Be5  0 - 1 (view game)

    Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) - Li, Chao b (2746) [C42]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.3), 2016-09-27
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nbd2 Bf5 9. Re1 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 O-O 12. c3 h6 13. Re2 Bd6 14. Qf5 Ne7 15. Qh5 Ng6 16. Bd2 Bf4 17. g3 Bxd2 18. Nxd2 Qg5 19. Qxg5 hxg5 20. Rae1 f6 21. Nf1 Rad8 22. Ne3 Rfe8 23. Nf5 Rxe2 24. Rxe2 Kf7 25. Kg2 Rd7 26. Kf3 Nf8 27. h4 g6 28. Nh6+ Kg7 29. Ng4 gxh4 30. gxh4 Kf7 31. Nh6+ Kg7 32. Ng4 Kf7 33. Re1 Rd6 34. Ne3 Ne6 35. Rh1 Ng7 36. a4 a6 37. b4 Rd8 38. b5 a5 39. Ng2 Nh5 40. Rb1 b6 41. Rc1 Ng7 42. Rh1 Nh5 43. Re1 Rd7 44. Kg4 Rd8 45. Kf3 Rd7 46. Ne3 Ng7 47. Ng4 Nf5 48. Rh1 Rd8 49. h5 g5 50. Ke2 Rh8 51. Kd3 Nh4 52. f4 Ng2 53. fxg5 Nf4+ 54. Ke3 Rxh5 55. Rxh5 Nxh5 56. gxf6 Nxf6 57. Nf2 Ke6 58. Kf4 Ne8 59. Ng4 Nd6 60. Ne3 Ne4  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Svidler, Peter (2745) - Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) [D80]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.4), 2016-09-27
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 c5 7. dxc5 Nd7 8. e3 O-O 9. Bc4 Nxc5 10. Nge2 Qa5 11. O-O Qb4 12. Bb3 Bf5 13. Nd4 Bd3 14. Re1 Rfd8 15. Qd2 a5 16. a3 Qb6 17. Ba2 Rac8 18. Rac1 Ba6 19. Rb1 Bd3 20. Rbc1 Ba6 21. Rb1 Bd3 22. Rbc1  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) - Aronian, Levon (2795) [D56]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.5), 2016-09-27
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Qc2 Nd7 11. Be2 Nxc3 12. Qxc3 dxc4 13. Qxc4 e5 14. O-O exd4 15. Nxd4 Nb6 16. Qc3 Nd5 17. Qb3 a5 18. a3 a4 19. Qc4 Nb6 20. Qc3 Nd5 21. Qc4 Nb6 22. Qc3 Nd5 23. Qc4  ½ - ½ (view game)

  • Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 1

    Sep 27, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Nepomniachtchi, IanRUS27401
    2Kramnik, VladimirRUS28080.5
    3Anand, ViswanathanIND27760.5
    4Aronian, LevonARM27950.5
    5Gelfand, BorisISR27430.5
    6Li, Chao bCHN27460.5
    7Mamedyarov, ShakhriyarAZE27610.5
    8Giri, AnishNED27550.5
    9Svidler, PeterRUS27450.5
    10Tomashevsky, EvgenyRUS27310


    Aronian, Levon (2795) - Gelfand, Boris (2743) [A35]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.1), 2016-09-26
    1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 dxc4 7. Nxc6 Qxd1+ 8. Nxd1 bxc6 9. Bg2 Nd5 10. Ne3 e6 11. Nxc4 Ba6 12. b3 Bb4+ 13. Bd2 Ke7 14. Rc1 Rhc8 15. Ne5 c5 16. Bxb4 cxb4 17. Rxc8 Rxc8 18. Bxd5 Kd6 19. Bf3 Kxe5 20. Kd2 Rc5 21. a3 bxa3 22. Ra1 Bb5 23. Rxa3 Rc7 24. h4 h6 25. Ra2 g5 26. hxg5 hxg5 27. Rc2 Rxc2+ 28. Kxc2 Kd4 29. e3+ Kc5 30. Kc3 a5 31. Bd1 f6 32. f4 e5 33. Bf3 Be8 34. Bd1 Bb5 35. Bf3 Be8 36. Bd1 Bb5  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Svidler, Peter (2745) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A30]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.2), 2016-09-26
    1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 O-O 9. Rd1 d6 10. Bg5 Nc6 11. Qd2 Qb8 12. Rac1 Rd8 13. b3 h6 14. Bf4 Ne5 15. Nd4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qb7+ 17. f3 g5 18. Be3 d5 19. Bxg5 hxg5 20. Qxg5+ Ng6 21. Nxe6 Rd6 22. Nf4 Ne4 23. Qg4 Nxc3 24. Rxc3 d4 25. Rcd3 Rad8 26. Nd5 Bf8 27. Rxd4 Bg7 28. R4d2 b5 29. Qe4 Qb8 30. c5 Re8 31. Qg4 Rde6 32. e4 Qc8 33. Rc2 Ne5 34. Qf5 Qb7 35. f4 Nc6 36. e5 Nb4 37. Rcd2 f6 38. Qe4 Nxd5 39. Rxd5 fxe5 40. f5 Ra6 41. R1d2 Kh8 42. h4 Rh6 43. Kf3 Rh5 44. Qg4 Rxf5+ 45. Qxf5 Rf8 46. Qxf8+ Bxf8 47. b4 Qf7+ 48. Kg2 e4 49. Re5 Qf3+ 50. Kh2 Qc3 51. Rdd5 e3 52. Re8 Kg7 53. Kh3 Qe1 54. Rde5 Qxb4 55. Rg5+ Kf7 56. Rxe3 Bxc5 57. Rf3+ Ke6 58. Rg6+ Ke7 59. Rg7+ Ke6 60. Rg6+ Kd7 61. Rg7+ Be7 62. Re3 a5 63. h5 Kd8 64. Rg8+ Kd7 65. Rg7 Kd8 66. Rg8+  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Giri, Anish (2755) - Anand, Viswanathan (2776) [D37]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.3), 2016-09-26
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Qc2 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bc5 9. Nb3 Bb6 10. O-O O-O 11. Be2 Qc7 12. Bg5 Ne5 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. Rac1 Rd8 15. Na4 Qxc2 16. Rxc2 Bd7 17. Nxb6 axb6 18. Rd1 Kf8 19. a3 Nc6 20. Rcd2 Ke7 21. Nd4 e5 22. Nb5 Be6 23. Rxd8 Nxd8 24. Rc1 Nc6 25. Kf1 Rd8 26. Ke1 f5 27. exf5 Bxf5 28. Rd1 Rg8 29. g3 Be6 30. Kd2 f5 31. Ke3 f4+ 32. gxf4 exf4+ 33. Kxf4 Rg2 34. Ke3 Rxh2 35. Nc3 Rh3+ 36. f3 Rh5 37. Rg1 Bf7 38. b4 Ne5 39. Ne4 Nd7 40. f4 Rh2 41. Rc1 Bd5 42. Nc3 Bc6 43. Rg1 Nf6 44. Rg7+ Kd6 45. Bd3 Rh3+ 46. Kd4 Rh4 47. Ne2 b5 48. Rg5 Nd5 49. Rf5 Nc7 50. Rf7 Ne6+ 51. Kc3 h5 52. Rf6  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) - Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) [C45]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.4), 2016-09-26
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. c4 Ba6 9. b3 g6 10. f4 Bg7 11. Qf2 Nf6 12. Ba3 d6 13. Nc3 O-O 14. O-O-O Ne8 15. g3 Bb7 16. Bg2 f6 17. exd6 Nxd6 18. c5 Nf5 19. Rhe1 Qf7 20. Bf1 Rfd8 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Bc4 Rd5 23. Qe2  1 - 0 (view game)

    Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) - Li, Chao b (2746) [D73]
    10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.5), 2016-09-26
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 d5 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O cxd4 7. Nxd4 O-O 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nc3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 Bg4 13. Bd4 e5 14. Bc5 Qxd1 15. Rfxd1 Rfc8 16. Rd2 Bf8 17. Be3 Rab8 18. Bxa7 Ra8 19. Be3 Ra3 20. c4 Bb4 21. Rd3 Bxe2 22. Rxa3 Bxa3 23. c5 Bd3 24. Rd1 e4 25. Bf1 Rd8 26. f3 Rd5 27. fxe4 Bxe4 28. Rxd5 Bxd5 29. Bg2 Bxg2 30. Kxg2 f5 31. Kf3 Kf7 32. Kf4 Kf6 33. h4 h6 34. Kf3 g5 35. hxg5+ hxg5 36. g4 fxg4+ 37. Kxg4 Ke5 38. Bxg5 Kd5 39. Kf3 Bxc5 40. Ke2 Kc4 41. Kd2  ½ - ½ (view game)

  • Wesley So wins the Sinquefield Cup 2016

    Aug 15, 2016 by 365Chess

    Final Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27715.5
    2Anand, ViswanathanIND27705
    3Aronian, LevonARM27925
    4Caruana, FabianoUSA28075
    5Topalov, VeselinBUL27615
    6Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28194.5
    7Nakamura, HikaruUSA27914.5
    8Ding, LirenCHN27554
    9Svidler, PeterRUS27513.5
    10Giri, AnishNED27693


    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) - So, Wesley (2771) [C67]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (9.1), 2016-08-14
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Bg5 Be6 12. Rad1 Be7 13. b3 a5 14. Rd3 Rd8 15. Rxd8+ Bxd8 16. Rd1 Bxg5 17. Nxg5 Ke7 18. Ne2 Nh4 19. g3 Ng6 20. Nxe6 fxe6 21. f4 Rf8 22. Rd4 c5 23. Re4 Rd8 24. Kf2 Rd1 25. g4 hxg4 26. hxg4 b5 27. f5 Nh4 28. Ng3 Ra1 29. a4 Ra2 30. axb5 Rxc2+ 31. Re2 Rxe2+ 32. Kxe2 c4 33. bxc4 a4 34. Kd3 Nf3 35. f6+ Kf7 36. fxg7 Nxe5+ 37. Kc3 a3 38. c5 Nd3 39. Kb3 Nxc5+ 40. Kxa3 Kxg7 41. Kb4 Nd3+ 42. Kc4 Ne5+ 43. Kc5 Kh6 44. Ne2 c6 45. bxc6 Nxc6 46. Kxc6 Kg5 47. Kd6 Kxg4  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Topalov, Veselin (2761) - Aronian, Levon (2792) [C65]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (9.2), 2016-08-14
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. Bc4 Qd6 8. Qe2 O-O 9. Nbd2 a5 10. Ng5 Bf5 11. Nde4 Nxe4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. dxe4 Nd8 14. Bd2 c6 15. a4 Ne6 16. Rd1 Qe7 17. g3 Rad8 18. O-O Rd7 19. Bc1 Rfd8 20. Rxd7 Rxd7 21. Kg2 g6 22. Bh6 Qf6 23. Qg4 Rd8 24. Bxe6 Qxe6 25. Qxe6 fxe6 26. Kf3 Kf7 27. Ke2 Rd7 28. h4 Bf8 29. Be3 Be7 30. Rb1 c5 31. g4 h5 32. gxh5 gxh5 33. Rh1 Rd8 34. Rh3 Rg8 35. Rf3+ Ke8 36. Rg3 Kf7 37. Kd3 b6 38. Kc4 Bxh4 39. Rh3 Bg5 40. Bxg5 Rxg5 41. Kb5 Rg2 42. Rf3+ Ke7 43. Kxb6 Rg8 44. Rh3 c4 45. Rxh5 Rb8+ 46. Kc6 Rxb2 47. Rxe5 Rc2 48. Rxa5 Rxc3 49. Rc5 Rc2 50. Kb5 c3 51. Kb4 Rxf2 52. Rxc3 Kd6 53. Rc4 Rf8 54. a5 Rb8+ 55. Ka3 Ra8 56. Ka4 Ra7 57. Rd4+ Kc5 58. Rd8 Rb7 59. Rc8+ Kd4 60. a6 Re7 61. Kb5 Kxe4 62. Rc4+ Kd3 63. Ra4 e5 64. Ra3+ Kd4 65. a7 Rb7+ 66. Kc6 Rxa7 67. Rxa7 e4 68. Ra4+ Kd3 69. Kd5 e3 70. Ra3+ Kd2 71. Kd4 e2 72. Ra2+ Kd1 73. Kd3 e1=N+ 74. Kc3 Nf3 75. Rf2 Ne1 76. Rd2+ Kc1 77. Rh2 Kd1 78. Rf2 Kc1 79. Rd2 Nf3 80. Rd5 Ne1 81. Rd8 Nf3  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Svidler, Peter (2751) - Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [C65]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (9.3), 2016-08-14
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Be6 7. O-O Bd6 8. b3 Nd7 9. Nc4 O-O 10. h3 Qe7 11. Nxd6 cxd6 12. d4 f5 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Ng5 f4 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. Ba3 Rfd8 17. Qe2 Nf6 18. Rfd1 g5 19. f3 Kf7 20. Rd3 Rxd3 21. Qxd3 h5 22. Rd1 g4 23. hxg4 hxg4 24. Qd6 Qxd6 25. Rxd6 Rg8 26. Kf1 Rh8 27. Kg1 Rg8 28. Kf1 Rh8 29. Kg1 Rg8 30. Kf1  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) - Ding, Liren (2755) [D43]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (9.4), 2016-08-14
    1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. h4 g4 11. Ne5 Nbd7 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Be5 Qe7 14. b3 cxb3 15. axb3 a6 16. Qc1 Rg8 17. O-O Nh5 18. d5 Qxh4 19. g3 Qg5 20. dxc6 Qxe5 21. cxb7 Rb8 22. Nd5 exd5 23. Qc8+ Ke7 24. Rxa6 Nxg3 25. Bxb5 Ne2+ 26. Bxe2 f6 27. Re6+ Qxe6 28. Qxb8  1 - 0 (view game)

    Caruana, Fabiano (2807) - Giri, Anish (2769) [C81]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (9.5), 2016-08-14
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Qe2 Nc5 10. Rd1 Nxb3 11. cxb3 Be7 12. Nc3 O-O 13. Be3 Qd7 14. h3 Rad8 15. Rd2 f6 16. Rad1 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 fxe5 18. Nxd5 Bxd5 19. Rxd5 Qxd5 20. Rxd5 Rxd5 21. Qc2 c5 22. g3 Kh8 23. h4 Rfd8 24. Qe4 h6 25. Kg2 Bf6 26. Kh3 h5 27. a4 Rd3 28. axb5 axb5 29. Qg6 e4 30. Qxh5+ Kg8 31. Qf5 Bxb2 32. Qxe4 c4 33. bxc4 bxc4 34. Qxc4+ R3d5 35. g4 Kh8 36. g5 Bd4 37. Bxd4 Rxd4 38. Qf7 R8d7 39. Qe8+ Kh7 40. Qh5+ Kg8 41. g6 Re4 42. Qh7+ Kf8 43. Qh8+ Ke7 44. Qxg7+ Ke6 45. Qh8 Rd3+ 46. Kh2  1 - 0 (view game)

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  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 8

    Aug 14, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27715
    2Anand, ViswanathanIND27704.5
    3Aronian, LevonARM27924.5
    4Topalov, VeselinBUL27614.5
    5Caruana, FabianoUSA28074
    6Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28194
    7Ding, LirenCHN27554
    8Nakamura, HikaruUSA27913.5
    9Giri, AnishNED27693
    10Svidler, PeterRUS27513


    So,W (2771) - Caruana,F (2807) [C67]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (8), 2016-08-13
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Be7 13. c4 Nc7 14. d4 d5 15. cxd5 Bb4 16. Bd2 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Nxd5 18. Nxd5 Qxd5 19. Re5 Qd6 20. Bc4 Bd7 21. Qc3 Rae8 22. Rae1 Rxe5 23. dxe5 Qe7 24. Rd1 Be6 25. Bxe6 Qxe6 26. Qa5 b5 27. Qxa7 Qxe5 28. Qd4 Qe6 29. a4 bxa4 30. Qxa4 h6 31. h3 Rb8 32. Rc1 Rxb2 33. Qxc6 Qxc6 34. Rxc6  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Anand,V (2770) - Topalov,V (2761) [C67]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (8), 2016-08-13
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 b6 10. Nc3 Ke8 11. Rd1 Bb4 12. Ne2 Bb7 13. Ned4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 Bc5 15. Nf5 Rg8 16. g4 h5 17. Be3 g6 18. Nh6 Rh8 19. Bxc5 bxc5 20. g5 Bc8 21. h4 Ke7 22. f4 Be6 23. Rf1 Rad8 24. c3 Bh3 25. Rf2 Ke6 26. Re1 Rd3 27. Re4 Rhd8 28. Ra4 Rd1+ 29. Kh2 R8d3 30. f5+ gxf5 31. Raf4 Bg4 32. Kg2 Bh3+ 33. Kh2 Bg4 34. Nxg4 hxg4 35. Kg2 g3 36. Re2 Rb1 37. h5 Rdd1 38. Kxg3 Rh1 39. Rc4 Kd5 40. Rf4 Rbg1+ 41. Rg2 Rxg2+ 42. Kxg2 Rxh5 43. Rxf5  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Aronian,L (2792) - Nakamura,Hi (2791) [D37]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (8), 2016-08-13
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 a6 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. O-O Nb4 12. Bb1 Qxd1 13. Rxd1 Nbd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Be4 Nf6 16. Nd2 Re8 17. Bf3 e5 18. Bg3 Ra7 19. Rac1 b6 20. a3 Bd7 21. Nc4 e4 22. Be2 a5 23. Nd6 Re7 24. Nb5 Bxb5 25. Bxb5 Ra8 26. Kf1 Re6 27. Ke2 g5 28. Bc4 Ree8 29. h4 h6 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Bd6 Kg7 32. Bb5 Bxd6 33. Rxd6 Re5 34. Rxb6 Rh8 35. Rb7 Rf5 36. Rf1 Rh2 37. Bc4 Ne8 38. Rb5 Rxb5 39. Bxb5 Nd6 40. Bd7 Kf6 41. Rc1 Rh8 42. b3 Ke7 43. Rc7 Rh1 44. Ra7 Ra1 45. g4 Rxa3 46. Ba4+ Kf8 47. Rxa5 Ra2+ 48. Kf1 f6 49. Ra8+ Ke7 50. Bc6 Rb2 51. Ra7+ Ke6 52. Bd7+ Ke7 53. Bf5+ Ke8 54. Be6 Rb1+ 55. Kg2 Rb2 56. Bd5 Rb1 57. Bc6+ Kf8 58. Rd7 Nf7 59. Bxe4 Rb2 60. Rb7 Nd6 61. Rb8+ Kg7 62. Bd5 Rd2 63. e4 f5 64. gxf5 Nxf5 65. Rb7+ Kh6 66. Rb6+ Kh7 67. Rb7+ Kh6 68. exf5 Rxd5 69. f6 Rd4 70. Kg3 Kg6 71. f7 Kg7 72. b4 Kf8 73. b5 Rb4 74. b6 Kg7 75. f3 Kf8 76. Kf2 Rb3 77. Ke2 Kg7 78. Kd2 Kf8 79. Kc2 Rb5 80. Kc3 Kg7 81. Kc4 Rb1 82. Kc5 Rc1+ 83. Kd6 Rb1 84. Ke7 Re1+ 85. Kd8 Re6 86. Kc7 Re3 87. Ra7  1 - 0 (view game)

    Ding Liren (2755) - Vachier Lagrave,M (2819) [E60]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (8), 2016-08-13
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Nf3 Bg7 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Qa4+ Nc6 9. Ne5 Nxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. O-O Qb6 13. Ba3 Qa6 14. Qxa6 Bxa6 15. Rfb1 Bxe2 16. Bxe7 Rfb8 17. Bd6 Rd8 18. Bc5 Bf8 19. Bxf8 Kxf8 20. Rb2 Bd3 21. Rd1 Bf5 22. Rb7 Rdb8 23. Rc7 Rc8 24. Rb7 Rcb8 25. Rc7 Rc8 26. Rb7  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Giri,A (2769) - Svidler,P (2751) [E60]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (8), 2016-08-13
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Qb3 O-O 7. O-O dxc4 8. Qxc4 Bf5 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Nh4 Nb6 11. Qb3 Bg4 12. Nc3 Nfd5 13. Nf3 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Qd5 15. Ba3 Rfe8 16. Ne5 Qxb3 17. axb3 Bxe2 18. Rd2 Bxe5 19. dxe5 Bg4 20. c4 a5 21. Bc5 Nd7 22. Bd4 Ra6 23. Rda2 Rea8 24. f4 Be6 25. Bf1 b6 26. Be3 Kf8 27. Ra4 c5 28. Bg2 Re8 29. Bc6 Ra7 30. Bb5 Rc8 31. Rd1 Rac7 32. Ra2 Kg7 33. Rad2 Nb8 34. Rd8 Nc6 35. Rxc8 Rxc8 36. Rd2 h5 37. Kg2 Bf5 38. h3 f6 39. exf6+ Kxf6 40. Ba4 Nd8 41. Bd7 Bxd7 42. Rxd7 Ke6 43. Rd1 Nf7 44. g4 hxg4 45. hxg4 Ra8 46. Bf2 Nd6 47. Re1+ Kf7 48. Rh1 a4 49. bxa4 Rxa4 50. Rh7+ Kf8 51. Rh8+ Kg7 52. Rb8 Nxc4 53. Kf3 Kf7 54. Bh4 e5 55. f5 gxf5 56. gxf5 Nd6 57. Rxb6 Rf4+ 58. Ke2 Nxf5 59. Bg5 Ng3+ 60. Ke3 Rg4 61. Bd8 Nf5+ 62. Kf3 Rf4+ 63. Ke2 Nd4+ 64. Ke3 Ne6 65. Rb7+ Kg6 66. Ba5 Ra4 67. Bc3 Kf6 68. Kd3 Nf4+ 69. Kc2 Nd5 70. Bb2 c4 71. Rd7 Ke6 72. Rh7 c3 73. Rh6+ Kf5 74. Rh5+ Kf6 75. Bxc3 Rc4 76. Kd3 Rxc3+ 77. Ke4 Rc4+ 78. Kxd5 Rd4+ 79. Kc5 Rd1 80. Kc4 e4 81. Kc3 e3 82. Rh2 Kf5 83. Kc2 Rd8 84. Rh7 Kf4  0 - 1 (view game)

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  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Rounds 5 to 7

    Aug 13, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27714.5
    2Anand, ViswanathanIND27704
    3Topalov, VeselinBUL27614
    4Caruana, FabianoUSA28073.5
    5Nakamura, HikaruUSA27913.5
    6Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28193.5
    7Aronian, LevonARM27923.5
    8Ding, LirenCHN27553.5
    9Giri, AnishNED27693
    10Svidler, PeterRUS27512


    Anand,V (2770) - So,W (2771) [C50]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (5), 2016-08-09
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. c3 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 Nb6 9. Bb5 Ne7 10. a5 c6 11. axb6 cxb5 12. Rxa7 Rxa7 13. bxa7 Bxa7 14. Nxe5 Bf5 15. Re1 Bb8 16. Na3 b4 17. cxb4 Qd5 18. Nec4 Bxd3 19. Rxe7 Bxc4 20. Qxd5 Bxd5 21. Rd7 Bc6 22. Rd1 Ba4 23. Rd3 Bc7 24. b3 Bc6 25. f3 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Bxd8 27. b5 Bd7 28. Kf2 Be7 29. Ke2 Bxa3 30. Bxa3 Bxb5+  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Topalov,V (2761) - Ding Liren (2755) [C92]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (5), 2016-08-09
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a3 h6 13. Bc2 Nb8 14. b3 Nbd7 15. Bb2 Rc8 16. a4 b4 17. cxb4 exd4 18. Bxd4 c5 19. bxc5 Nxc5 20. Qb1 a5 21. b4 axb4 22. Qxb4 Ba8 23. a5 d5 24. Bxf6 Qxf6 25. e5 Qa6 26. Qg4 Ne6 27. Bf5 Rc5 28. Bxe6 Rxe6 29. Nb3 Rc4 30. Nfd4 Bb7 31. Qf5 Re7 32. e6 Bc8 33. exf7+ Rxf7 34. Qxd5 Bb7 35. Qe6 Rb4 36. Re3 Qa8 37. Rc1 Bd5 38. Rc8 Bxe6 39. Rxa8 Bc4 40. Rc8 Kh7 41. Rc3 Ba6 42. Rd8 Ra4 43. Ne6 Bb4 44. Rc6 Bb5 45. Rc1 Ra2 46. f3 Ba4 47. Nbd4 Bxa5 48. Ra8 Bb6 49. Kh1 Bb3 50. Rb8 Bxe6 51. Rxb6 Bf5 52. Rd6 Bg6 53. Rd8 Bf5 54. Rd6 Bg6 55. Rc8 Rb7 56. Rdd8 Bd3 57. Ne6 Bf1 58. Nf8+ Kg8 59. Ng6+ Kh7 60. Nf8+ Kg8 61. Ne6+ Kh7 62. Rh8+ Kg6 63. Nf4+ Kg5 64. Rhf8 Rbb2 65. Rc7 g6 66. g3  1 - 0 (view game)

    Giri,A (2769) - Aronian,L (2792) [A29]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (5), 2016-08-09
    1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. Rb1 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. d4 exd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 c6 14. f4 f5 15. e4 Rf7 16. Bh3 Bb4 17. Bxf5 Bxf5 18. exf5 Nc4 19. Qd3 c5 20. Qxc4 Qxd4+ 21. Qxd4 cxd4 22. Ne4 Re8 23. a3 Rxe4 24. axb4 axb4 25. Rbe1 Rxe1 26. Rxe1 Rxf5 27. Rd1 Rc5 28. Rxd4 Rc1+ 29. Kg2 Rc2+ 30. Kh3  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Caruana,F (2807) - Vachier Lagrave,M (2819) [B54]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (5), 2016-08-09
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 Nc6 6. Nc3 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 Be6 9. Nd5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Nb4 11. c4 a5 12. Be2 Na6 13. Nd2 O-O 14. Nb1 Nd7 15. Qd2 f5 16. Nc3 Bh4+ 17. g3 f4 18. Bf2 Bg5 19. Qc2 Nac5 20. Kf1 Qe8 21. Re1 e4 22. Bxc5 Nxc5 23. Nxe4 Nxe4 24. Bd3 fxg3 25. Bxe4 Qh5 26. Kg2 gxh2 27. Rxh2 Bh4 28. Bxh7+ Kh8 29. Be4 Rf4 30. Kh1 Qe5 31. Rg1 g5 32. Qc3 Qxc3 33. bxc3 Kg7 34. Rb1 Rf7 35. Rb6 Ra6 36. Rhb2 Rxb6 37. Rxb6 Bf2 38. Rxd6 Rf6 39. Rd8 Rf8 40. Rd6 Rf6 41. Rd8 Rf8 42. Rxf8 Kxf8 43. d6 Bc5 44. d7 Ke7 45. Bf5 Be3 46. Kg2 Bd2 47. Kf2  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Svidler,P (2751) - Nakamura,Hi (2791) [E63]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (5), 2016-08-09
    1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nc6 7. d4 a6 8. Re1 Rb8 9. Rb1 b5 10. cxb5 axb5 11. b4 e6 12. e4 Ne7 13. Bf4 h6 14. h3 Bb7 15. g4 g5 16. Bg3 Ng6 17. Nd2 Nd7 18. Nb3 Ba6 19. Na5 Rb6 20. a4 Nb8 21. axb5 Bxb5 22. Nxb5 Rxb5 23. Bf1 Rb6 24. b5 c6 25. Nc4 Rxb5 26. Rxb5 cxb5 27. Nxd6 b4 28. e5 Nc6 29. Bc4 Qb6 30. d5 Bxe5 31. Bxe5 Ncxe5 32. dxe6 fxe6 33. Bxe6+ Kh8 34. Bf5 b3 35. Qd5 b2 36. Rb1 Qc7 37. Bxg6 Qc1+ 38. Kg2 Nxg6 39. Qd4+ Kg8 40. Qd5+ Kh8 41. Qd4+ Kg8  ½ - ½ (view game)

    So, Wesley (2771) - Topalov, Veselin (2761) [A20]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (6.1), 2016-08-11
    1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. a3 Be6 10. Be3 Nd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 12. Qa4 Re8 13. Rac1 a6 14. Nd2 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Nd4 16. Bxd4 exd4 17. Qb3 Rb8 18. e4 dxe3 19. fxe3 Rf8 20. Ne4 Qd7 21. Rf3 Rbd8 22. d4 c6 23. Rcf1 Qd5 24. Qc2 g6 25. g4 Rde8 26. h3 Bd8 27. Nc3 Qe6 28. Na4 b6 29. Rc1 c5 30. dxc5 b5 31. Nc3 Qc6 32. Qd2 Re5 33. b4 Bg5 34. Rd1 Bxe3 35. Qd7 Qa8 36. Nd5 Bg5 37. c6 Bh4 38. Rd2 Re1 39. Rc2 Kg7 40. Nb6 Qb8 41. Qd4+  1 - 0 (view game)

    Aronian, Levon (2792) - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) [A37]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (6.2), 2016-08-11
    1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O Nge7 7. a3 O-O 8. b4 d5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Ng5 Nc7 11. Nge4 c4 12. d3 cxd3 13. Bg5 f6 14. Be3 f5 15. Bg5 Qd4 16. Be3 Qd8 17. Bg5 Qd7 18. Nc5 dxe2 19. Nxe2 Qxd1 20. Rfxd1 f4 21. gxf4 h6 22. b5 Nxb5 23. Rab1 Nxa3 24. Rb3 hxg5 25. Rxa3 exf4 26. Bd5+ Kh7 27. Ne4 Kh6 28. Nd6 Bf6 29. Bxc6 bxc6 30. Nxc8 Raxc8 31. Rd7 g4 32. Nxf4 Rcd8 33. Raxa7 Rxd7 34. Rxd7 c5 35. Ne6 Rc8 36. Rc7 Rxc7 37. Nxc7 c4 38. Kf1 Kg5 39. Nd5 Be5 40. Ke2 Bxh2 41. Ke3 Be5 42. Nb4 Bd6 43. Nd5 Bc5+ 44. Ke2 Kf5 45. Nc3 Ke5 46. Nb5 Bb4 47. Ke3 g5 48. Nc7 Bc5+ 49. Ke2 c3  0 - 1 (view game)

    Giri, Anish (2769) - Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [A14]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (6.3), 2016-08-11
    1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. e4 Ndb4 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. e5 Bb6 12. a3 Nd5 13. Qe2 Bd7 14. Rd1 Nxc3 15. bxc3 Qc7 16. a4 Ne7 17. Ng5 Bc6 18. Ba3 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Bc5 20. Qe4 Ng6 21. Bxc5 Qxc5 22. Nf3 b6 23. Rd7 Qxc3 24. Rad1 Rac8 25. Rxa7 Rc4 26. Qb7 Rcc8 27. Re1 Rb8 28. Qe4 Qc5 29. Rb1 b5 30. Ra5 Qc4 31. Qxc4 bxc4 32. Rxb8 Rxb8 33. Rc5 Rb4 34. a5 Ra4 35. Nd2 c3 36. Rc8+ Nf8 37. Nb3 g5 38. Rxc3 Ra3 39. Kf3 Ng6 40. Rc8+ Kg7 41. Rc3  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) - Caruana, Fabiano (2807) [A61]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (6.4), 2016-08-11
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. Bf4 Bg7 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Qb3 b5 10. Bxd6 Qb6 11. Be5 O-O 12. e3 c4 13. Qd1 b4 14. Nb1 Rc8 15. Nbd2 Bb5 16. a4 bxa3 17. Rxa3 Bf8 18. Bd4 Qb7 19. Ra1 Nxd5 20. Be2 Nc6 21. O-O Nxd4 22. Nxd4 a6 23. Bf3 Rd8 24. Ne4 Qb6 25. Nc3 Nxc3 26. bxc3 Rac8 27. Qc2 Qf6 28. Rfb1 Rc5 29. Bd1 Bg7 30. Qe2 Qe7 31. Rb2 Qe8 32. Rba2 h5 33. Ba4 Bxa4 34. Rxa4 Bxd4 35. cxd4 Rxd4 36. exd4 Qxe2 37. dxc5 c3 38. Rc1 c2 39. Rd4 Qb5 40. Rd2 Qxc5 41. Rdxc2 Qa3 42. h4 a5 43. g3 a4 44. Re1 Qb3 45. Rce2 Qc3 46. Re3 Qb2 47. R1e2 Qb4 48. Kh2 Kg7 49. Rf3 g5 50. hxg5 h4 51. Ree3 hxg3+ 52. Kxg3 Kg6 53. Kh2 Qc4 54. Rg3 Qf1 55. Ref3 Qc4 56. Rf6+ Kg7 57. Rff3 Kg6 58. Rf6+ Kg7 59. Rff3  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Ding, Liren (2755) - Svidler, Peter (2751) [E60]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (6.5), 2016-08-11
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c5 4. d5 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 d6 7. Nh3 a6 8. a4 e6 9. Nf4 exd5 10. Nfxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Nc6 12. O-O Re8 13. Ra2 Rb8 14. b3 b5 15. axb5 axb5 16. cxb5 Nd4 17. b6 Be6 18. e3 Nb5 19. Bd2 Bxd5 20. Bxd5 Qxb6 21. Qf3 Re7 22. Ba5 Qa7 23. Bd8 Rxd8 24. Rxa7 Rxa7 25. Bc4 Nc3 26. Qc6 d5 27. Bd3 Ra3 28. Qb6 Rc8 29. Kg2 Bf8 30. Rc1 Na2 31. Ra1 Bg7 32. Rb1 Nb4 33. Bb5 Bf8 34. e4 Raa8 35. Bf1 Rab8 36. Qa7 Ra8 37. Qb7 Rab8 38. Qa7 Ra8 39. Qd7 c4 40. bxc4 dxe4 41. Qb7 Nc6 42. Re1 Rab8 43. Qd7 Ne5 44. Qd5 Rc5 45. Qxe4 Rbc8 46. Rc1 R8c7 47. Be2 Rc8 48. f4 Nd7 49. Ra1 Nf6 50. Qf3 Re8 51. Ra8 Re6 52. Qd3 Kg7 53. Bf3 Rd6 54. Qc3 h5 55. h3 Kg8 56. Qb4 Nd7 57. Bd5 Rb6 58. Qd2 Rc7 59. f5  1 - 0 (view game)

    Svidler, Peter (2751) - So, Wesley (2771) [A20]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (7.1), 2016-08-12
    1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nb6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 Be6 10. d3 a5 11. b5 Nd4 12. Bb2 Nb3 13. Rb1 f6 14. Nd2 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 Nc4 16. Qc1 Nxb2 17. Qxb2 Rb8 18. e3 f5 19. Na4 Bd6 20. b6 c6 21. d4 Qe7 22. Nc5 exd4 23. Nxe6 Qxe6 24. exd4 f4 25. d5 cxd5 26. Qb3 Kh8 27. Bxd5 Qf6 28. Qb5 Bxa3 29. Qxa5 Bb2 30. Bf3 Ra8 31. Qd5  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Anand, Viswanathan (2770) - Aronian, Levon (2792) [C53]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (7.2), 2016-08-12
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 a6 7. a4 d6 8. O-O Ba7 9. h3 Ne7 10. Re1 Ng6 11. Bb3 Re8 12. d4 h6 13. Bc2 c6 14. Nf1 d5 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 dxe4 18. Qxd8 Rxd8 19. Ng3 Bb8 20. Be3 Bxe5 21. Nxe4 Bc7 22. a5 Bf5 23. Nc5 Rab8 24. g4 Bc2 25. Rac1 Bg6 26. b4 Bd6 27. Na4 f6 28. Ba7 Ra8 29. Bc5 Be5 30. Nb6 Rab8 31. Nc4 Bf4 32. Be3 Bxe3 33. Rxe3 b5 34. axb6 Bf7  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Topalov, Veselin (2761) - Giri, Anish (2769) [A20]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (7.3), 2016-08-12
    1. c4 e5 2. d3 Bb4+ 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 d5 7. cxd5 Qxd5 8. e4 Qd6 9. h3 a5 10. Be2 Nd7 11. Qc2 Nc5 12. Be3 Ne6 13. O-O O-O 14. b3 Rd8 15. Rfc1 Bd7 16. Qb2 Be8 17. b4 axb4 18. axb4 Rxa1 19. Qxa1 b5 20. Qa3 Qxb4 21. Qxb4 Nxb4 22. Nxe5 f6 23. Bg4 Nd4 24. Bxd4 Rxd4 25. Nf3 Nxd3 26. Rxc7 Rd6 27. Rb7 h5 28. Bf5 g6 29. e5 Nxe5 30. Nxe5 gxf5 31. Rb8 Kf8 32. Ng6+ Kf7 33. Nf4 h4 34. g3 Bc6 35. gxh4 Rd4 36. Rb6 Rc4 37. h5 Kg7 38. Kh2 b4 39. Nd3 Rc3 40. Nxb4 Be4 41. Rd6 Rf3 42. Nd5 Rxf2+ 43. Kg3 Rf3+ 44. Kh4 Bxd5 45. Rxd5 Kh6  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) - Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) [C67]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (7.4), 2016-08-12
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. Rfe1 Bb4 15. g4 hxg4 16. hxg4 Ne7 17. f3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Nd5 19. Bd2 Nb6 20. Nxe6 Rxe6 21. Kf2 Rd8 22. Bg5 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Nd7 24. f4 f6 25. exf6 gxf6 26. Bh4 c5 27. Kf3 Ra6 28. Ke4 Nf8 29. Kf5 Kf7 30. c4 Re6 31. g5 Ng6 32. Rd7+ Re7 33. Rxe7+ Nxe7+ 34. Ke4 f5+ 35. Ke3 Ng6  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Caruana, Fabiano (2807) - Ding, Liren (2755) [C92]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (7.5), 2016-08-12
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. Bc2 h6 13. d5 Nb8 14. b3 c6 15. c4 Nbd7 16. Nf1 Qc7 17. Be3 a5 18. Rc1 Ba6 19. cxb5 Bxb5 20. Bd3 Qb7 21. Bxb5 cxb5 22. Ng3 Rec8 23. Qd3 h5 24. Rc3 b4 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. Rc1 Rxc1+ 27. Bxc1 Nc5 28. Qc4 g6 29. Bg5 Nfd7 30. Nd2 a4 31. Kh2 Qb6 32. Ne2 axb3 33. axb3 Qa5 34. Ng1 Nb6 35. Qe2 Nc8 36. Ngf3 Be7 37. Be3 Nb6 38. Ne1 Nbd7 39. Nc2 Qa6 40. Qxa6 Nxa6 41. Kg1 Kf8 42. Kf1 Bd8 43. Ke2 Bb6 44. Bh6+ Ke7 45. f3 Ndc5 46. Be3 f5 47. g4 hxg4 48. hxg4 fxg4 49. fxg4 Nd7 50. Bg5+ Ke8 51. Nc4 Bc7 52. Be3 Ndc5 53. Nd2 Ba5 54. Ne1 Bb6 55. Bxc5 Bxc5 56. Nef3 Nc7 57. Ng5 Ke7 58. Kd3 Kf6 59. Ndf3 Bf2 60. Nh3 Bg3 61. Nhg1 Na6 62. g5+ Ke7 63. Nd2 Kd7 64. Kc4 Kc7 65. Kb5 Nc5 66. Ngf3 Nd3 67. Kc4 Nf2 68. Kxb4 Bf4 69. Kb5 Nh3 70. b4 Nxg5 71. Ka6 Nxf3 72. Nxf3 g5 73. b5 g4 74. b6+ Kb8 75. Nh4 g3 76. Nf5 g2 77. Ne7 g1=Q 78. Nc6+ Kc8 79. b7+ Kd7 80. b8=Q Qf1+ 81. Kb7 Qb5+ 82. Ka8 Qa4+ 83. Qa7+ Qxa7+ 84. Nxa7 Kc7 85. Nb5+ Kb6 86. Nxd6 Kc5 87. Nf5 Bg5 88. Kb7 Kc4 89. d6 Kd3 90. Ng3 Ke3 91. d7 Kf3 92. Nh5 Kxe4 93. Kc6 Kf3 94. Ng7 e4 95. Nf5  ½ - ½ (view game)

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  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 4

    Aug 9, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27712.5
    2Anand, ViswanathanIND27702.5
    3Aronian, LevonARM27922.5
    4Topalov, VeselinBUL27612.5
    5Ding, LirenCHN27552
    6Caruana, FabianoUSA28072
    7Nakamura, HikaruUSA27912
    8Giri, AnishNED27691.5
    9Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28191.5
    10Svidler, PeterRUS27511


    Aronian, Levon (2792) - Caruana, Fabiano (2807) [E10]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (4.1), 2016-08-08
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. e3 a6 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. g3 Nc6 8. Bg2 Bd6 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. O-O O-O 11. Nd4 Nxd4 12. exd4 Ba7 13. Bg5 Be6 14. Rc1 Rc8 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bxd5 Rxc1 18. Qxc1 b5 19. Qc6 Bxd4 20. Qxf6 Bxf6 21. b3 Rd8 22. Rd1 Kf8 23. Kf1 a5 24. Bf3 Rxd1+ 25. Bxd1 Ke7 26. a4 bxa4 27. bxa4 Bc3 28. Bb3 Bb4 29. Ke2 Kf8 30. Bc4  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) - Topalov, Veselin (2761) [D37]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (4.2), 2016-08-08
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. dxc5 Na6 8. Rd1 Nxc5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. e4 Nxf4 11. Rxd8 Rxd8 12. Ne5 Bf6 13. Nb5 b6 14. b4 Bxe5 15. bxc5 a6 16. Nd6 bxc5 17. Nc4 Bd4 18. g3 Ng6 19. Be2 Bd7 20. O-O Bb5 21. Na5 Ne5 22. Rd1 Rab8 23. Kg2 Bxe2 24. Qxe2 Rb5 25. Nb3 h6 26. Rd2 Nc6 27. Qc4 e5 28. a4 Rb4 29. Qxa6 Rxb3 30. Qxc6 Ra3 31. Qa6 Rb8 32. a5 c4 33. Qxc4 Rxa5 34. Kh3 Rc5 35. Qe2 Rcb5 36. f4 Rb4 37. Qd1 Rb1 38. Qh5 R1b5 39. Qe2 Rb4 40. Qd1 Rb1 41. Qh5 R1b5 42. Qd1  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Ding, Liren (2755) - Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [A14]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (4.3), 2016-08-08
    1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Bg5 Qd7 12. Rc1 Bb6 13. Bd2 Qe7 14. Bc3 Rd8 15. e3 Bf5 16. Re1 Be4 17. Re2 Rd7 18. Rd2 Rad8 19. Qe2 Rd6 20. Rcd1 h6 21. h4 Qe6 22. Nd4 Nxd4 23. Bxd4 Ba5 24. Bc3 Bxc3 25. bxc3 Bxg2 26. Kxg2 Rc8 27. Qf3 Rxc3 28. Rxd5 Rxd5 29. Rxd5 Rc8 30. Ra5 Qb6 31. Re5 Kf8 32. Qf5 Re8 33. Rxe8+ Kxe8 34. Qe5+ Kf8 35. Qb8+ Ke7 36. Qe5+ Kf8  ½ - ½ (view game)

    So, Wesley (2771) - Giri, Anish (2769) [D02]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (4.4), 2016-08-08
    1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 b6 10. b3 a5 11. Bc3 Ne4 12. Bb2 f5 13. e3 Ba6 14. Ba3 Bxa3 15. Nxa3 b5 16. Rac1 Qe7 17. cxb5 cxb5 18. Nb1 b4 19. Qb2 Rfc8 20. Ne1 h5 21. Rxc8+ Rxc8 22. Rc1 Qd8 23. Bf1 Bxf1 24. Kxf1 h4 25. Rxc8 Qxc8 26. Qc2 Qxc2 27. Nxc2 hxg3 28. hxg3 g5 29. Ke2 Kf7 30. a3 bxa3 31. Nbxa3 Nc3+ 32. Kd2 Ne4+ 33. Ke2 Ndf6 34. b4 a4 35. Ne1 Ke7 36. Nd3 Nd7 37. Kd1 Nb6 38. Kc2 Nc4 39. Nxc4 dxc4 40. Nb2 Nxf2 41. Nxa4 Ne4 42. Nb6 c3 43. Na4 Nxg3 44. Kxc3 f4  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) - Svidler, Peter (2751) [C92]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (4.5), 2016-08-08
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. d5 Nb8 13. Nf1 Nbd7 14. N3h2 c6 15. dxc6 Bxc6 16. Bg5 Qc7 17. Qf3 a5 18. Rad1 Qb7 19. Ng3 a4 20. Bc2 b4 21. Nf5 Re6 22. Bxf6 Nxf6 23. Ng4 Nxg4 24. hxg4 g6 25. Ne3 bxc3 26. bxc3 Bh6 27. Rb1 Qa7 28. Rb4 Bg5 29. Qe2 Ree8 30. Qd3 Red8 31. Nd5 Rab8 32. Reb1 a3 33. Nb6 Kg7 34. g3 Rb7 35. Kg2  ½ - ½ (view game)

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  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 3

    Aug 8, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27712
    2Anand, ViswanathanIND27702
    3Aronian, LevonARM27922
    4Topalov, VeselinBUL27612
    5Ding, LirenCHN27551.5
    6Caruana, FabianoUSA28071.5
    7Nakamura, HikaruUSA27911.5
    8Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28191
    9Giri, AnishNED27691
    10Svidler, PeterRUS27510.5


    So, Wesley (2771) - Aronian, Levon (2792) [C53]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (3.1), 2016-08-07
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O h6 7. d4 Bb6 8. dxe5 Nxe4 9. Bd5 Nxf2 10. Rxf2 d6 11. exd6 Qxd6 12. Bb3 Bxf2+ 13. Kxf2 Qf6 14. Qd2 g5 15. Kg1 Bg4 16. Qf2 Rfe8 17. Be3 Bxf3 18. Nd2 Rxe3 19. Qxe3 Bh5 20. Qh3 Be2 21. Re1 Re8 22. Bc4 Qd8 23. Qxh6 Bxc4 24. Rxe8+ Qxe8 25. Qxg5+ Kf8 26. Qc5+ Kg8 27. Qg5+ Kf8 28. Qh6+ Kg8 29. Qg5+  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Anand, Viswanathan (2770) - Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) [B90]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (3.2), 2016-08-07
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. Qxd5 Nc6 10. Qd1 Be6 11. Nc3 Ne7 12. Bd3 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. O-O Nb4 15. Qe2 Qc7 16. f4 Bc5+ 17. Kh1 Nxd3 18. cxd3 Bd4 19. f5 Bd7 20. f6 g6 21. Nd5 Qd6 22. Ne7 Rd8 23. a4 Bc6 24. Be3 Bxe3 25. Nxc6 bxc6 26. Qxe3 Qd4 27. Rae1 Qxe3 28. Rxe3 O-O 29. Rxe5 Rxd3 30. Rc5  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Topalov, Veselin (2761) - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) [B90]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (3.3), 2016-08-07
    1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. f3 e5 9. Nb3 Be6 10. Be3 Be7 11. Qd2 O-O 12. O-O-O Nbd7 13. g4 b5 14. g5 b4 15. gxf6 bxc3 16. Qxc3 Nxf6 17. Na5 Rc8 18. Nc6 Qe8 19. Nxe7+ Qxe7 20. Qa5 Rc6 21. Rg1 Rfc8 22. Rg2 Bh3 23. Rgd2 Bxf1 24. Rxf1 Qe6 25. Rff2 h6 26. Kb1 Qh3 27. Rd3 Rxc2 28. Rxc2 Qf1+ 29. Bc1 Qxd3 30. Qd2 Qxc2+ 31. Qxc2 Rxc2 32. Kxc2 Kf8 33. Kb3 Ke7 34. Kc4 Ke6 35. b4 d5+ 36. exd5+ Nxd5 37. Bd2 f5 38. b5 axb5+ 39. Kxb5 Kd6 40. a4 g5 41. a5 f4 42. Kc4 Nc7 43. Bb4+ Ke6 44. h3 h5 45. Bc5 e4 46. fxe4 g4 47. hxg4 hxg4 48. Kd3 Na6 49. Bd4 Nb4+ 50. Ke2 Na6 51. Kf2 Kd6 52. Kg2 Ke6 53. Kf2 Kd6 54. Kg2 Ke6  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Svidler, Peter (2751) - Caruana, Fabiano (2807) [D56]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (3.4), 2016-08-07
    1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Bd3 Nxc3 11. Rxc3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nd7 13. O-O b6 14. Bd3 c5 15. Be4 Rb8 16. Qa4 Nf6 17. Bc6 cxd4 18. Nxd4 e5 19. Nf3 Rd8 20. h3 a6 21. Rfc1 b5 22. Qa5 Be6 23. Qxa6 Nd5 24. Bxd5 Bxd5 25. Rc7 Qb4 26. Qa3 Qxa3 27. bxa3 Bxf3 28. gxf3 Ra8 29. R7c5 Rxa3 30. Rxe5 Rxa2 31. Rxb5 Rdd2 32. Rf1 Rdb2 33. Re5 Rb6 34. f4 Rab2 35. Kg2 g6 36. h4 h5 37. f5 Kg7 38. fxg6 Rxg6+ 39. Kh3 Rf6 40. Rg1+ Rg6 41. Rf1 Rf6 42. f4 Re2 43. Kg3 Re6 44. Kf3 Rh2  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Giri, Anish (2769) - Ding, Liren (2755) [C84]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (3.5), 2016-08-07
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 Na5 9. Ba2 c5 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Nh4 O-O 12. Nf5 Rc8 13. Bg5 Bxf5 14. exf5 Ne8 15. Be3 Bg5 16. Bd5 Bxe3 17. fxe3 Nf6 18. Qf3 Re8 19. b3 h6 20. Be4 c4 21. dxc4 Nxc4 22. bxc4 Rxc4 23. Bc6 Rxc3 24. Bxe8 Qxe8 25. Qb7 Ng4 26. f6 Nxf6 27. Qxa6 Qd7 28. Rab1 Rc5 29. a4 bxa4 30. Rb8+ Kh7 31. Rxf6 gxf6 32. Qa8 Qc6 33. Rh8+ Kg6 34. Qg8+ Kf5 35. Qxf7 Rxc2 36. Qh7+ Ke6 37. Qg8+ Kf5 38. Qh7+ Ke6  ½ - ½ (view game)

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