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  • 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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  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 2

    Aug 7, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27711.5
    2Anand, ViswanathanIND27701.5
    3Topalov, VeselinBUL27611.5
    4Aronian, LevonARM27921.5
    5Caruana, FabianoUSA28071
    6Ding, LirenCHN27551
    7Nakamura, HikaruUSA27911
    8Giri, AnishNED27690.5
    9Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28190.5
    10Svidler, PeterRUS27510


    Caruana, Fabiano (2807) - Topalov, Veselin (2761) [C84]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (2.1), 2016-08-06
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 Na5 10. Ba2 c5 11. Bg5 O-O 12. axb5 axb5 13. Na3 Qb8 14. Nc2 h6 15. Bh4 c4 16. Nb4 Be6 17. Re1 Qb7 18. d4 Bg4 19. Bb1 Nb3 20. Rxa8 Rxa8 21. Ba2 Nxe4 22. Bxe7 Ned2 23. Bxb3 Nxf3+ 24. gxf3 Bxf3 25. Bxd6 Bxd1 26. Bxd1 exd4 27. cxd4 Qd7 28. Bg3 Qxd4 29. Bf3 Qd2 30. Rd1 Qxd1+ 31. Bxd1 Ra1 32. Kg2 Rxd1 33. Be5 f6 34. Bc3 Kf7 35. Nc2 g5 36. h3 Kg6 37. Na3 Rd5 38. Kf3 f5 39. Kg3 f4+ 40. Kg2 Kf5 41. f3 h5  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Ding, Liren (2755) - So, Wesley (2771) [D37]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (2.2), 2016-08-06
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nb6 12. Bb3 Nbd5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Bg3 Bf6 15. Rc1 Nb6 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. Nb5 a6 18. Nd6 Bc6 19. Nxb7 Bxb7 20. Bc7 Qe7 21. Bxb6 Bxg2 22. Kxg2 Qb7+ 23. Qf3 Qxb6 24. Rc6 Qb7 25. Rc2 Qxf3+ 26. Kxf3 Rfc8 27. Rfc1 Rxc2 28. Rxc2 Rb8 29. Rc6 a5 30. Rc5 Ra8 31. Rb5 Ra7 32. Bc2 Kf8 33. a4 Ke7 34. b4 Bc3 35. bxa5 Rxa5  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) - Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [B10]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (2.3), 2016-08-06
    1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Ne4 5. Ne2 Qb6 6. d4 e6 7. Nfg1 f6 8. f3 Ng5 9. exf6 gxf6 10. f4 Ne4 11. Ng3 Bd7 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. c3 Na6 14. Qh5+ Kd8 15. Bc4 Kc7 16. a4 c5 17. Ne2 Rd8 18. Be3 f5 19. O-O Kb8 20. Qf7 Nc7 21. a5 Qc6 22. Qf6 Bd6 23. dxc5 Bxc5 24. Nd4 Qd6 25. b4 Qe7 26. Qh6 Bd6 27. Rad1 Rhf8 28. Bf2 Rf6 29. Qh4 Nd5 30. Nxe6 Bxe6 31. Bxd5 e3 32. Bxe3 Bxd5 33. Bxa7+ Kxa7 34. Qf2+ Bc5 35. Qxc5+ Qxc5+ 36. bxc5 Rd7 37. Rfe1 h6 38. Kf2 Kb8 39. c4 Bc6 40. Rxd7 Bxd7 41. Rb1 Ra6 42. Rb6 Rxa5 43. Rxh6 Rxc5 44. h4 Rxc4 45. g3 Kc7 46. h5 b5  0 - 1 (view game)

    Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) - Giri, Anish (2769) [D44]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (2.4), 2016-08-06
    1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. a4 Bb4 7. e4 Qa5 8. Bd2 c5 9. Bxc4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 O-O 11. Nc2 Nc6 12. Nxb4 Qxb4 13. b3 Qe7 14. O-O Rd8 15. Re1 Ne5 16. Bf1 Bd7 17. Qe2 Bc6 18. Bg5 h6 19. Bh4 Ng6 20. Bg3 Rd7 21. f3 Rad8 22. Qe3 a6 23. Rab1 Qb4 24. Rec1 e5 25. Be1 Qe7 26. Na2 Rd4 27. Ba5 R8d7 28. Bc3 Bxe4 29. fxe4 Rxe4 30. Qa7 b5 31. Qxa6 Ng4 32. h3 Qc5+ 33. Kh1 Nf2+ 34. Kh2 Qe3 35. Re1 Qf4+ 36. g3 Qf5 37. Bg2 Rh4 38. Qa8+ Kh7 39. Qf3 Rxh3+ 40. Kg1 Qxf3 41. Bxf3 Nd3 42. Re3 Rxg3+ 43. Kh2 Rxf3 44. Rxf3 bxa4 45. bxa4 e4 46. Rf5 Nh4 47. Rfb5 Nf4 48. R5b4 Rd3 49. Rxe4 g5 50. Rxf4 gxf4 51. Rf1 Nf3+ 52. Kh1 Kg6 53. a5 Kf5 54. a6 Ng5 55. a7 Rh3+ 56. Kg1 Rg3+ 57. Kf2 Ne4+ 58. Ke1 Rg8 59. Bd4 Kg4 60. Be5  1 - 0 (view game)

    Aronian, Levon (2792) - Svidler, Peter (2751) [D10]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (2.5), 2016-08-06
    1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Nf3 b5 6. b3 Bg4 7. Qd2 Nbd7 8. Ne5 Nxe5 9. dxe5 Nd7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Qxd5 e6 12. Qd4 h5 13. Bd2 Qb8 14. Ne4 Qxe5 15. a4 Bf5 16. Ng3 Bc2 17. axb5 h4 18. Ne2 Qxb5 19. Qc3 Bh7 20. Nd4 Qb7 21. h3 Be7 22. Be2 O-O 23. Bf3 Be4 24. Bxe4 Qxe4 25. Qc6 Nc5 26. Qxe4 Nxe4 27. Nc6 Bc5 28. Ra4 Nxd2 29. Kxd2 Rfc8 30. Na5 Be7 31. Rc1 Rxc1 32. Kxc1 Rc8+ 33. Rc4 Rxc4+ 34. Nxc4 g5 35. Kd2 f5 36. Ne5 Bd6 37. Nf3 Be7 38. Ne5 Bd6 39. Nf3 Be7 40. Kd3 Kg7 41. Ne5 Bb4 42. Kc4 a5 43. Kb5 Kf6 44. Nc4 Be1 45. f3 g4 46. Nxa5 gxh3 47. gxh3 Ke5 48. Nc4+ Kd5 49. Nb6+ Kd6 50. Kc4 Kc6 51. Na4 Bf2 52. e4 fxe4 53. fxe4 Kd6 54. Nb2  1 - 0 (view game)

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  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 1

    Aug 6, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1So, WesleyUSA27711
    2Topalov, VeselinBUL27611
    3Caruana, FabianoUSA28070.5
    4Giri, AnishNED27690.5
    5Vachier-Lagrave, MaximeFRA28190.5
    6Aronian, LevonARM27920.5
    7Anand, ViswanathanIND27700.5
    8Ding, LirenCHN27550.5
    9Svidler, PeterRUS27510.5
    10Nakamura, HikaruUSA27910.5


    Giri, Anish (2769) - Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2819) [B90]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (1.1), 2016-08-05
    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. Kb1 Rfc8 22. Rd2 Nh5 23. Rg1 Qh4 24. Be2 Nf4 25. Bd1 f5 26. exf5 Bxf5 27. Ka1 d5 28. c3 Rg6 29. Rxg6 hxg6 30. Bxf4 Qxf4 31. Qxd5+ Kh7 32. Bb3 a5 33. a4 Re8 34. Ka2 Be6 35. Qc6 Bxb3+ 36. Kxb3 Rb8+ 37. Kc2 Rxb2+ 38. Kxb2 Qxd2+ 39. Kb3 Qxh2 40. Qd5 Qe2 41. Qxa5 Qd1+ 42. Kb2 Qd2+ 43. Kb3 Qd1+ 44. Kb2 Qd2+ 45. Ka3 Qc1+ 46. Kb4 Qb1+ 47. Ka3  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Anand, Viswanathan (2770) - Caruana, Fabiano (2807) [C15]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (1.2), 2016-08-05
    1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Ne2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. f3 Nbd7 11. Qd2 Nf8 12. Rae1 Bd7 13. a3 Be7 14. Bf2 Ng6 15. Bg3 Nh5 16. Bxg6 fxg6 17. Be5 Bh4 18. Rd1 Bg5 19. f4 Be7 20. h3 Be6 21. Kh2 Nf6 22. Nc1 h5 23. Nd3 Bf5 24. Ne2 Ne4 25. Qe3 h4 26. Rc1 Rc8 27. c3 Qb6 28. b4 Bf6 29. Nc5 Nxc5 30. bxc5 Qb2 31. Ng1 b6 32. Nf3 bxc5 33. dxc5 Be4 34. Rce1 Re7 35. Bxf6 gxf6 36. Nxh4 Rce8 37. Qg3 Rg7 38. Ra1 g5 39. fxg5 Rxg5 40. Qf2 Qxc3 41. Qxf6 Qg3+ 42. Kg1 Qxg2+ 43. Nxg2 Rxg2+ 44. Kh1 Rf2+ 45. Kg1  ½ - ½ (view game)

    So, Wesley (2771) - Nakamura, Hikaru (2791) [E06]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (1.3), 2016-08-05
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. Na3 Bxa3 10. bxa3 Ba6 11. Qd2 Rb8 12. Qa5 Qc8 13. a4 Rd8 14. Ba3 Rxd4 15. Rfb1 Rb6 16. Bc5 Rd7 17. Rd1 h6 18. Rxd7 Nxd7 19. Bxb6 cxb6 20. Qd2 c5 21. Rd1 Nf6 22. Kf1 Kh7 23. Qc2+ Kg8 24. Qd2 Kh7 25. Qd8 Qxd8 26. Rxd8 c3 27. Ke1 Bc4 28. Kd1 Bxa2 29. Kc2 Bc4 30. e3 b5 31. Kxc3 a6 32. Ra8 Nd5+ 33. Bxd5 exd5 34. a5 b4+ 35. Kd2 Bf1 36. Rc8 c4 37. Rb8 b3 38. Kc3  1 - 0 (view game)

    Ding, Liren (2755) - Aronian, Levon (2792) [D37]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (1.4), 2016-08-05
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 c5 9. dxc5 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nxc5 11. O-O a6 12. Nd4 Nce4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Qc2 Nf6 16. Bb3 Rb8 17. e4 Rd8 18. Rfd1 e5 19. Nf5 Bxf5 20. exf5 Rxd1+ 21. Rxd1 e4 22. Qc3 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. h3 h5 25. Qe5 b5 26. g3 Qd7 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 Nxg4 29. Qxe4 Nf6 30. Qa8+ Kh7 31. Qh1+  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Topalov, Veselin (2761) - Svidler, Peter (2751) [C88]
    4th Sinquefield Cup 2016 Saint Louis USA (1.5), 2016-08-05
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d3 d6 10. a5 Be6 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. Nbd2 d5 13. c3 Bd6 14. d4 bxc3 15. bxc3 exd4 16. cxd4 dxe4 17. Nxe4 Bb4 18. Bd2 Nxe4 19. Rxe4 Qd5 20. Bxb4 Qxe4 21. Bxf8 Rxf8 22. Rc1 h6 23. Qd2 Rb8 24. Qe3 Qd5 25. h3 Rb4 26. Qc3 Nxd4 27. Qxb4 Ne2+ 28. Kh1  1 - 0 (view game)

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  • Magnus Carlsen wins the Bilbao Masters 2016

    Jul 22, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Carlsen, MagnusNOR285516
    2Nakamura, HikaruUSA278711
    3Wei, YiCHN269610
    4So, WesleyUSA277010
    5Karjakin, SergeyRUS27738
    6Giri, AnishNED27856


    Nakamura, Hikaru (2787) - Karjakin, Sergey (2773) [D37]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (9.1), 2016-07-22
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bf4 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. Nxb5 Bb4+ 8. Nc3 Ne4 9. a3 Nxc3 10. Qd2 Nd5 11. axb4 Nxf4 12. exf4 Bb7 13. Be2 O-O 14. O-O Nb6 15. Ne5 Qd6 16. Rfd1 Rfb8 17. Rac1 a6 18. h4 Bd5 19. h5 h6 20. Re1 Rb7 21. Nxc4 Nxc4 22. Bxc4 Bxc4 23. Rxc4 Rab8 24. Ra1 Rxb4 25. Rxb4 Qxb4 26. Qxb4 Rxb4 27. Rxa6 Rxd4 28. Ra8+ Kh7 29. g3 Rb4 30. Ra7 Rxb2 31. Rxc7 Kg8 32. Rc8+ Kh7 33. Rc7 Kg8 34. Rc8+ Kh7  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Carlsen, Magnus (2855) - Giri, Anish (2785) [D00]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (9.2), 2016-07-22
    1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Bf5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 c6 6. Nd2 Nf6 7. Ngf3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 Nbd7 10. a4 c5 11. a5 c4 12. Qe2 b5 13. axb6 axb6 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nd7 16. Qg4 Re8 17. h4 f5 18. Qh3 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 c3 20. bxc3 Qc7 21. c4 Nxe5 22. Qg3 Bd6 23. cxd5 exd5 24. Nb3 Qxc2 25. Nd4 Qc8 26. h5 Qd7 27. Rb1 Bc7 28. f3 Qf7 29. Ra1 Bd6 30. Ra6 Qxh5 31. Rxb6 Nc4 32. Rxd6 Nxd6 33. Bxd6 Rxe3 34. Be5 Qg6 35. Qf4 Re1+ 36. Kf2 Ra1 37. Qd2 Ra8 38. Nxf5 Qe6 39. Qg5 g6 40. Nh6+ Kf8 41. Ng4 Ke8 42. Nf6+ Kf7 43. Nxh7 Ra4 44. Qd8 Ra2+ 45. Kg1  1 - 0 (view game)

    Wei, Yi (2696) - So, Wesley (2770) [E06]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (9.3), 2016-07-22
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Na3 Rd8 12. Qc2 Ba6 13. Nxc4 c5 14. dxc5 Qxc5 15. b3 Bxc4 16. Bb2 Rac8 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Rfc1 Qe5 19. bxc4 Rd4 20. Rab1 Rdxc4 21. Qxc4 Rxc4 22. Rxc4 Qxe2 23. Ra4 a6 24. Kg2 Qe5 25. Rd1 h5 26. Rd3 Qb5 27. Raa3 Qc6+ 28. Kg1 Qc1+ 29. Kg2 Qc6+ 30. Kg1 Qc1+ 31. Kg2  ½ - ½ (view game)

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  • Bilbao Masters 2016 Round 8

    Jul 21, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Carlsen, MagnusNOR285513
    2Nakamura, HikaruUSA278710
    3So, WesleyUSA27709
    4Wei, YiCHN26969
    5Karjakin, SergeyRUS27737
    6Giri, AnishNED27856


    So, Wesley (2770) - Giri, Anish (2785) [C50]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (8.1), 2016-07-21
    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Re1 Ng4 7. Re2 Kh8 8. h3 f5 9. Nc3 Nf6 10. Be3 Bxe3 11. fxe3 fxe4 12. dxe4 d6 13. a3 Qe8 14. Qd3 Nd8 15. Rf2 Be6 16. Raf1 a6 17. Nd2 b5 18. Bxe6 Nxe6 19. Nd5 Nd7 20. Rxf8+ Ndxf8 21. c4 c6 22. Nc3 Qe7 23. b4 Nd7 24. Nb3 Nf6 25. Na5 Qc7 26. Rc1 Qd7 27. cxb5 axb5 28. a4 bxa4 29. Nxa4 Rf8 30. Nb6 Qf7 31. Nxc6 Ng5 32. Rf1 Qc7 33. Qb5 Ngxe4 34. Nd5 Qd7 35. Nxf6 gxf6 36. Qd5 Nc3 37. Qc4 Na4 38. b5 Nb6 39. Qd3 Rg8 40. e4 Qe6 41. Rd1 Nd7 42. Kh2 Nc5 43. Qxd6 Qxd6 44. Rxd6 Nxe4 45. Re6 Nc5 46. Rxf6 e4 47. Rf5 Nb7 48. Re5 Nd6 49. Nd4 Rb8 50. g4 Kg8 51. Kg3 Kf7 52. Nf5 Kf6 53. Kf4 Nxb5 54. g5+ Kg6 55. Re7 Rh8 56. Kg4 h5+ 57. Kf4  1 - 0 (view game)

    Karjakin, Sergey (2773) - Carlsen, Magnus (2855) [D38]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (8.2), 2016-07-21
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 Re8 8. Bd2 a6 9. a3 Bd6 10. h3 Bd7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Bd3 Na7 13. Qb3 c6 14. Qxb7 Nb5 15. Nxb5 axb5 16. Ne5 Rb8 17. Qa6 Ra8 18. Qb7 Rb8 19. Qa6 Ra8  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Wei, Yi (2696) - Nakamura, Hikaru (2787) [E06]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (8.3), 2016-07-21
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Nc3 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Qa4 c5 12. dxc5 Qxc5 13. Be3 Qc7 14. Rd1 Bd7 15. Qa3 Nd5 16. Bd4 a5 17. Rd2 Nb4 18. O-O Qb7 19. Na4 Bxa4 20. Qxa4 Rfc8 21. Rc1 f6 22. f3 Qa6 23. Bf2 Nd5 24. Rdc2 Nb4 25. Rd2 Nd5 26. Rdc2 Nb4 27. Rc3 h6 28. Kg2 Rab8 29. b3 cxb3 30. Rxc8+ Rxc8 31. Rxc8+ Qxc8 32. Qxb3 Kf7 33. Qa4 Qa6 34. Qd7+ Kg8 35. Qd2 Qc4 36. Qd8+ Kh7 37. Qxa5 Nxa2 38. Qd2 Nb4 39. Qb2 Nc6 40. Qb1+ Kg8 41. Qb7 Ne5 42. Qb8+ Kh7 43. Qb1+ Kg8 44. Qb8+ Kh7 45. Qb1+ Kg8  ½ - ½ (view game)

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  • Bilbao Masters 2016 Round 7

    Jul 20, 2016 by 365Chess

    Partial Standings

    PosNameFedRtgPts
    1Carlsen, MagnusNOR285512
    2Nakamura, HikaruUSA27879
    3Wei, YiCHN26968
    4Giri, AnishNED27856
    5So, WesleyUSA27706
    6Karjakin, SergeyRUS27736


    Giri,Anish (2785) - Karjakin,Sergey (2773) [E00]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (7), 2016-07-20
    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Bf4 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Rc1 Bb7 12. Qb3 Rc8 13. Rxc8 Qxc8 14. Nc3 Nh5 15. Bg5 Bxg5 16. Nxg5 Qb8 17. e3 Nhf6 18. Bf1 Rc8 19. a4 h6 20. Nf3 Ne4 21. a5 Bc6 22. Ba6 bxa5 23. Qc2 Bb7 24. Rxa5 Bxa6 25. Rxa6 Rc7 26. Kg2 Qb4 27. Ra4 Qb7 28. Ra3 Nb6 29. Ne5 Nc4 30. Nxc4 Rxc4 31. Qe2 Nxc3 32. bxc3 Qe7 33. Qa2 Rc7 34. Ra5 g6 35. h4 h5 36. Qa3 Qxa3 37. Rxa3 a5 38. Rxa5 Rxc3 39. Ra8+ Kg7 40. Ra5 Kg8 41. Ra8+ Kg7 42. Ra5 Kg8 43. Ra8+  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Carlsen,Magnus (2855) - Wei Yi (2696) [D76]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (7), 2016-07-20
    1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O Nf6 5. c4 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. d4 Nb6 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. d5 Na5 10. e4 c6 11. Bf4 Nac4 12. Qe2 cxd5 13. exd5 Bg4 14. h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Nd6 16. Rfe1 Re8 17. Rac1 a6 18. b3 Rc8 19. Qd2 Nd7 20. Na4 Rxc1 21. Qxc1 Bd4 22. Qd2 Bg7 23. h4 h5 24. Nb2 Nb5 25. Re3 Nd4 26. Bg2 e5 27. dxe6 Nxe6 28. Nc4 Nxf4 29. Rxe8+ Qxe8 30. Qxf4 b5 31. Ne3 Qe5 32. Qxe5 Bxe5 33. b4 Bd6 34. Bb7 Nb8 35. Nd5 Kf8 36. Kg2 Ke8 37. f3 f5 38. Kf2 Kd7 39. Nf4 Kc7 40. Bd5 Bxf4 41. gxf4 Kd6 42. Bf7 Nc6 43. a3 Ne7 44. Ke1 Kd7 45. Kd1 Kd6 46. Kd2 Kd7 47. Kd3 Kd6 48. Kc2 Kd7 49. Kb3 Kd6 50. a4 Nc6 51. axb5 axb5 52. Kc3 Ne7 53. Kd2 Nd5 54. Bxg6 Nxb4 55. Bxh5 Nd5 56. Be8 Nxf4 57. Bxb5 Ke5 58. Bf1 Ng6 59. h5 Nh4 60. Ke2 Nxf3  ½ - ½ (view game)

    Nakamura,Hikaru (2787) - So,Wesley (2770) [D02]
    9th Masters Final 2016 Bilbao ESP (7), 2016-07-20
    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 b6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. b3 Ba6 11. a4 c5 12. Na3 Bb7 13. Qb2 Qc8 14. Rac1 Bc6 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. cxd5 exd5 17. Nh4 Re8 18. Nf5 Bf8 19. Bf4 Qb7 20. Nb5 Bxb5 21. axb5 Qxb5 22. Ne3 Rac8 23. Nxd5 Nxd5 24. Bxd5 Nb6 25. Bc4 Nxc4 26. Rxc4 Rcd8 27. Ra1 Re6 28. Be3 Rb8 29. Qc2 Qxb3 30. Qxb3 Rxb3 31. Rxa7 Re8 32. Rc7 Rb2 33. Bxc5 Bxc5 34. R7xc5 Rbxe2 35. Rc8 Re1+ 36. Kg2 g6 37. h4 Rxc8 38. Rxc8+ Kg7 39. Rc7 Rd1 40. Rc8 Re1 41. Rc7 Rd1 42. Rc8  ½ - ½ (view game)

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