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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 12

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 25, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 8.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2784 8
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 7.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2762 7.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 7.5
6 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 7
7 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 7
8 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 6
9 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 5.5
10 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4.5
12 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 4
13 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 4
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 2

Saric, Ivan (2666) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2744) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2015-01-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 Be7 9. Qd2 O-O 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. g4 b5 12. g5 b4 13. Ne2 Ne8 14. f4 a5 15. f5 a4 16. fxe6 axb3 17. cxb3 fxe6 18. Bh3 Rxa2 19. Bxe6+ Kh8 20. Ng3 Nc7 21. Bc4 Qa8 22. Rhf1 Ra1+ 23. Kc2 Rxf1 24. Rxf1 Rxf1 25. Bxf1 d5 26. h4 g6 27. Qf2 Kg7 28. Kb1 Qf8 29. Qc2 Nc5 30. exd5 Nxd5 31. Bxc5 Bxc5 32. Bc4 Ne3 33. Qe4 Qe7 34. Qf3 Nxc4 35. bxc4 Qd7 36. Ne4 Be7 37. Kc2 Qa4+ 38. Qb3 Qc6 39. Qd3 Qa4+ 40. b3 Qa2+ 41. Kd1 Qg2 42. Qd5 Qh1+ 43. Kc2 Qh2+ 44. Nd2 Qg3 45. Nf3 Qf2+ 46. Kd3 Bd6 47. Nd2 Qg3+ 48. Ke2 Qg4+ 49. Qf3 Qe6 50. Qe4 h6 51. Nf3 hxg5 52. Nxg5 Qf6 53. Qb7+ Be7 54. c5 e4 55. Qxb4 Qb2+ 56. Ke3 Qc1+ 57. Kxe4 Qc2+ 58. Kd5 Qf5+ 59. Kc6 Qc8+ 60. Kb5 Qb8+ 61. Ka4 Qa8+ 62. Qa5 Qc6+ 63. Qb5 Qd5 64. Qb6 Kh6 65. c6 Kh5 66. Nh7 Qe4+ 67. Ka5 Kxh4 68. c7 Qa8+ 69. Qa6 Qd5+ 70. Qb5 Qa8+ 71. Kb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2734) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [E06]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2015-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Nc3 dxc4 7. Ne5 c5 8. dxc5 Qxd1+ 9. Nxd1 Bxc5 10. Nxc4 Rd8 11. Be3 Bb4+ 12. Nc3 Nc6 13. Rc1 Nd5 14. Bd2 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 Nxc3 16. Rxc3 Bd7 17. f4 Kf8 18. Kf2 Ke7 19. Rhc1 f6 20. a3 Rab8 21. Nd2 Nd4 22. Nb3 Nxb3 23. Rxb3 Rdc8 24. Rxc8 Bxc8 25. g4 h6 26. h4 b6 27. Rc3 Kd6 28. Rd3+ Kc7 29. g5 hxg5 30. hxg5 Bb7 31. Bxb7 Rxb7 32. e4 fxg5 33. fxg5 Kc6 34. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2757) – Aronian, Levon (2797) [A07]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2015-01-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Bd6 11. Re1 Be4 12. Qc1 Bb7 13. Qc2 Be4 14. Qc1 Bb7 15. Bg5 Nbd7 16. Nbd2 c5 17. e4 Be7 18. e5 Nd5 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Ne4 cxd4 21. Qd2 Rad8 22. Rac1 Qb4 23. Qd3 Qxb2 24. a3 Nc3 25. Neg5 g6 26. Nxd4 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 Na4 28. Rcd1 Ndc5 29. Qe3 Qc3 30. Qf4 Nd3 31. Qh4 Nxe1+ 32. Rxe1 h5 33. Ne4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2732) – Carlsen, Magnus (2862) [D37]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2015-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 Ba6 9. Qe2 Qc8 10. O-O c5 11. Nb5 Nbd7 12. Rac1 Qb7 13. dxc5 Nxc5 14. b4 Nce4 15. Nfd4 Rac8 16. a3 Nd5 17. Bd3 Bxb5 18. Nxb5 Nxf4 19. exf4 Nf6 20. f5 exf5 21. Bxf5 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 a5 23. Rc7 Qd5 24. Bd3 Bd8 25. Bc4 Qg5 26. Rxf7 Qc1+ 27. Qf1 Qxf1+ 28. Kxf1 Rxf7 29. Nd6 axb4 30. Nxf7 Be7 31. Nd8+ Kf8 32. Ne6+ Kf7 33. Nc7+ Kg6 34. axb4 Bxb4 35. Nd5 Nxd5 36. Bxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2784) – So, Wesley (2762) [A13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2015-01-24
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 d4 5. O-O c5 6. e3 Nc6 7. exd4 cxd4 8. d3 Bd6 9. Na3 e5 10. c5 Bxc5 11. Nc4 Nd7 12. Re1 O-O 13. Nfxe5 Ncxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Rxe5 Qb6 16. a4 a5 17. Qc2 Bb4 18. Rb5 Qe6 19. Bf4 Bd7 20. Bd5 Qf6 21. Rxb7 Rac8 22. Qd1 Be6 23. Rb6 Rfe8 24. Bxe6 Rxe6 25. Rc1 Rce8 26. Rxe6 Qxe6 27. Bd2 Bxd2 28. Qxd2 Qf5 29. Rc4 Qd5 30. b4 axb4 31. Qxb4 h5 32. Rxd4 Qf3 33. Re4 Rd8 34. Re3 Qd1+ 35. Kg2 Rxd3 36. Rxd3 Qxd3 37. h4 g5 38. Qb8+ Kg7 39. Qe5+ f6 40. Qe3 Qc4 41. hxg5 Qd5+ 42. Qf3 Qxg5 43. Qb7+ Kh6 44. Qa8 Kg7 45. Qa7+ Kg6 46. Qa8 Qf5 47. Qf3 Qe5 48. Kh2 Kf7 49. Qb3+ Kg7 50. Qb4 Qc7 51. Qe4 Qc5 52. Kg2 Qg5 53. Qe7+ Kg6 54. Qe8+ Kg7 55. Qd7+ Kh6 56. Qd6 Kg6 57. Qd3+ Kg7 58. Qe4 Qc5 59. Qb7+ Kg6 60. Qb1+ Kg7 61. Qe4 Qg5 62. Qe7+ Kg6 63. Qe8+ Kg7 64. Qb5 Qg4 65. Qb7+ Kg6 66. Qb1+ Kg7 67. a5 h4 68. Qd3 Qc8 69. a6 Qc6+ 70. Kh2 Qb6 71. Kg2 h3+ 72. Kxh3 Qxf2 73. Qc4 Kg6 74. Qf4 Qg1 75. Qe4+ f5 76. Qg2 Qa1 77. Qc6+ Kg5 78. Kg2 Qa2+ 79. Kf3 Qa3+ 80. Ke2 Qa2+ 81. Kd3 Qb3+ 82. Qc3 Qd5+ 83. Qd4 Qb5+ 84. Qc4 Qb1+ 85. Kd2 Qb2+ 86. Ke3 Qa3+ 87. Kf2 Qa5 88. Qf4+ Kg6 89. Qd6+ Kh5 90. Ke3 Qa4 91. Kd2 Qb3 92. Qd3 Qa2+ 93. Ke3 Kg5 94. Kf3 Qa1 95. Qd8+ Kh5 96. Qe8+ Kg5 97. Qe7+ Kg6 98. Qe6+ Kg5 99. Qe3+ Kf6 100. a7 Qf1+ 101. Qf2 Qh1+ 102. Ke2 Qe4+ 103. Qe3 Qc4+ 104. Ke1 Qb4+ 105. Kf1 Qb1+ 106. Kg2 Qb7+ 107. Kh2 Kf7 108. Qa3 Qa8 109. Qb3+ Kg7 110. Qb8 Qf3 111. a8=Q  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2715) – Caruana, Fabiano (2820) [D91]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2015-01-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bf4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9. e3 cxd4 10. cxd4 O-O 11. Be2 Qa5+ 12. Qd2 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 Nc6 14. Rhc1 Rd8 15. Ke1 Bf5 16. h3 h5 17. Nh4 Bc8 18. Bc4 Nxd4 19. Bc7 Rd7 20. exd4 Rxd4 21. Nxg6 Re4+ 22. Kf1 Bxa1 23. Bd5 Bf5 24. Bxe4 Bxe4 25. Nxe7+ Kf8 26. Rxa1 Bd3+ 27. Kg1 Kxe7 28. Re1+ Kf6 29. Bg3 Rc8 30. Bh4+ Kg7 31. Re3 Bg6 32. Bg3 Rc4 33. f3 Bf5 34. Re7 Be6 35. Rxb7 Ra4 36. Rb5 Kg6 37. Be1 Rxa2 38. Ra5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2667) – Jobava, Baadur (2727) [E11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2015-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 O-O 6. g3 b6 7. Bg2 Bb7 8. Nc3 d6 9. d5 e5 10. O-O a5 11. e4 Na6 12. Ne1 Nc5 13. Nc2 Re8 14. b3 h6 15. Rae1 Bc8 16. h3 Nh5 17. Bf3 Nf6 18. Bg2 Nh5 19. Bf3 Nf6 20. Bg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 11

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 24, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 8
2 So, Wesley USA 2762 7.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 7
4 Giri, Anish NED 2784 7
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 7
6 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 6.5
7 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 6.5
8 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 5.5
9 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 5
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4
12 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 3.5
13 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 3
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 1.5

Hou Yifan (2673) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [B15]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ exf6 6. c3 Qd5 7. Nf3 Bd6 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Bc7 10. h3 Bf5 11. Re1 Nd7 12. Nh4 Be4 13. g3 Rfe8 14. c4 Qa5 15. Bd2 Qb6 16. Bc3 Rad8 17. Bg4 Nf8 18. Re3 c5 19. d5 Bg6 20. Qe2 Rxe3 21. Qxe3 Bd6 22. f4 Qc7 23. a4 Qb8 24. Re1 Bc2 25. Bd1 Bxd1 26. Rxd1 Qc8 27. Kg2 Re8 28. Qd3 Ng6 29. Nxg6 fxg6 30. b3 Kf7 31. Re1 h5 32. Rxe8 Qxe8 33. Bd2 b6 34. a5 bxa5 35. Qe3 Qd7 36. Bxa5 Qf5 37. Be1 h4 38. g4 Qc2+ 39. Kf1 Kg8 40. Qe6+ Kh7 41. Qxd6 Qxb3 42. Kg2 Qxc4 43. Qe6 a5 44. f5 gxf5 45. Qxf5+ g6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Ivanchuk,V (2715) [D11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 e6 4. Qc2 Nf6 5. Nbd2 Nbd7 6. g3 b6 7. Bg2 Bb7 8. O-O c5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nc4 Rc8 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. Rac1 b5 13. Ne3 Nxe3 14. Bxe3 c4 15. Rfd1 a6 16. Bf4 Bd6 17. Bxd6 Qxd6 18. e4 O-O 19. Ng5 Qe7 20. e5 Qxg5 21. Bxb7 Rb8 22. Be4 g6 23. Qc3 Qd8 24. b3 cxb3 25. axb3 Rc8 26. Qb4 Qb6 27. Ra1 Rfd8 28. Kg2 Nf8 29. Qa5 Qxa5 30. Rxa5 Rc3 31. Rxa6 Rxb3 32. d5 Rb4 33. Bf3 exd5 34. Bxd5 Kg7 35. Rd6 Re8 36. Re1 Re7 37. Re2 Rd4 38. f4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2762) – Saric,Iv (2666) [C92]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
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. a4 exd4 13. cxd4 Qd7 14. axb5 axb5 15. Rxa8 Bxa8 16. Ng5 Nd8 17. e5 Nd5 18. Ndf3 h6 19. Ne4 Nb4 20. Qd2 dxe5 21. Nxe5 Qf5 22. Nc5 Bxc5 23. dxc5 Bd5 24. g4 Qf6 25. Bxd5 Nxd5 26. Qxd5 Nc6 27. Nf3 Rd8 28. Qe4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2862) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [D85]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Be3 c5 8. Rc1 O-O 9. Nf3 Bg4 10. Be2 Qa5 11. O-O Qxa2 12. Rb1 cxd4 13. cxd4 Nc6 14. Rxb7 Rab8 15. Rxb8 Rxb8 16. h3 Bd7 17. d5 Ne5 18. Bf4 Nxf3+ 19. Bxf3 Rb4 20. Qc1 Rc4 21. Qb1 Qb2 22. Qxb2 Bxb2 23. Rb1 Rb4 24. Be3 a5 25. Bc5 Rb5 26. Bxe7 Be5 27. Rxb5 Bxb5 28. Bg4 Bb2 29. Bc5 a4 30. Bd1 f5 31. exf5 gxf5 32. f4 Kf7 33. g4 Bc1 34. Bd6 fxg4 35. hxg4 a3 36. Bb3 Bd7 37. g5 h6 38. gxh6 Kg6 39. Kf2 Kxh6 40. Kf3 Kg6 41. Ba2 Bb2 42. Be5 Bf5 43. d6 Bd7 44. Bb1+ Kf7 45. Ke4 Bc6+ 46. Kf5 Bd7+ 47. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2744) – Ding Liren (2732) [E91]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8. Be3 c6 9. d5 Ng4 10. Bg5 f6 11. Bh4 c5 12. Ne1 h5 13. a3 Nh6 14. h3 Nf7 15. Nd3 Bh6 16. b4 Bd7 17. Rb1 b6 18. bxc5 Nxc5 19. Nxc5 dxc5 20. a4 Nd6 21. Qd3 Kg7 22. Rb2 Bg5 23. Bg3 h4 24. Bh2 Qe8 25. Ra1 Nb7 26. Kh1 Qe7 27. Qc2 Bf4 28. Bg1 f5 29. Bd3 Rf6 30. d6 Rxd6 31. Nd5 Qf7 32. Qc3 Kh7 33. Re1 Re8 34. Rbe2 fxe4 35. Bxe4 Nd8 36. Nxf4 exf4 37. Bd5 Ne6 38. Bh2 Qg7 39. Re5 g5 40. Qf3 Kh6 41. Bxf4 Rf8 42. Rxe6+ Rxe6 43. Bxg5+ Kxg5 44. Qg4+ Kf6 45. Rxe6+ Bxe6 46. Qxe6+ Kg5 47. Qg4+ Kf6 48. Qe6+ Kg5 49. Qg4+ Kf6 50. Qxh4+ Qg5 51. Qe4 Qe5 52. Qh4+ Qg5 53. Qe4 Qe5 54. Qc2 Qe1+ 55. Kh2 Kg7 56. f3 Re8 57. Qf5 Qe5+ 58. Qxe5+ Rxe5 59. Be4 Re6 60. Kg3 Rd6 61. Bd5 a5 62. Bb7 b5 63. cxb5 c4 64. Be4 c3 65. Kf4 Rd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Van Wely,L (2667) [B09]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Bd3 e5 6. dxe5 dxe5 7. Nf3 exf4 8. Bxf4 O-O 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. O-O-O Ng4 11. Nd5 Nce5 12. h3 Nxf3 13. gxf3 Ne5 14. Be2 Be6 15. Bg5 f6 16. Be3 c6 17. f4 Nf7 18. f5 gxf5 19. Nf4 Qxd2+ 20. Bxd2 Rae8 21. Rhg1 Kh8 22. Rxg7 Kxg7 23. Nh5+ Kg6 24. Rg1+ Ng5 25. Nf4+ Kg7 26. h4 h6 27. Bh5 Bf7 28. exf5 Bxh5 29. Nxh5+ Kf7 30. hxg5 fxg5 31. Ng3 Rd8 32. Rh1 Rd4 33. Rxh6 Rfd8 34. Rh7+ Kg8 35. Rh2 Rg4 36. Ne2 Rd5 37. Rf2 Kf7 38. b3 b5 39. b4 c5 40. a3 cxb4 41. axb4 a5 42. Nc3 Re5 43. bxa5 b4 44. Na2 Rxa5 45. Nxb4 Rg1+ 46. Kb2 g4 47. Nd3 Rb5+ 48. Kc3 g3 49. Rf3 Rb7 50. Bf4 g2 51. Rg3 Re7 52. Ne5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – Radjabov,T (2734) [E21]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2015-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 c5 5. g3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Qa5 7. Qxe4 Bxc3+ 8. Bd2 Bxd2+ 9. Nxd2 Nc6 10. dxc5 Qxc5 11. Bg2 b5 12. Qe3 Qxe3 13. fxe3 bxc4 14. Bxc6 dxc6 15. Nxc4 Ba6 16. Nd2 Rb8 17. b3 Ke7 18. Ne4 Rhd8 19. Rc1 e5 20. Kf2 Rb6 21. Rc5 Rd5 22. Rhc1 f5 23. Ng5 h6 24. Nf3 Kd6 25. R5c2 Kc7 26. h3 g6 27. h4 Bb7 28. e4 fxe4 29. Nd2 Bc8 30. Ke3 Bf5 31. Rc5 Rxc5 32. Rxc5 Rb5 33. Rc4 Ra5 34. a4 h5 35. Nxe4 Bxe4 36. Kxe4 Rd5 37. e3 Kd6 38. Rc2 Rd1 39. Rf2 Ke6 40. Rf8 Rg1 41. Re8+ Kd6 42. Kf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 21, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 7.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2762 6.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 6.5
4 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 6
5 Giri, Anish NED 2784 6
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 6
7 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 6
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 5
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 4.5
11 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 3.5
12 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3
13 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 3
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 1.5

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2715) – Carlsen, Magnus (2862) [D38]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.1), 2015-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. Nxd4 Bd7 12. Qb3 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Bxc3 14. Rxc3 Bxc6 15. Bb5 Bd5 16. Bc4 Bc6 17. Bb5 Bd5 18. Bc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2732) – So, Wesley (2762) [D31]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.2), 2015-01-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. g4 Be6 8. h4 Bxh4 9. Qb3 g5 10. Be5 f6 11. Bh2 Bxg4 12. Qxb7 Qe7 13. Qxa8 Qxe3+ 14. Be2 Bxf2+ 15. Kf1 Bh4 16. Qxb8+ Kf7 17. Nd1 Bxe2+ 18. Nxe2 Qf3+ 19. Kg1 Qxe2 20. Bg3 Qg4 21. Kg2 Qe4+ 22. Kg1 Qg4 23. Kg2 Qe4+ 24. Kg1 Qg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2757) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2744) [A18]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.3), 2015-01-21
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. d4 e5 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Bg5 Qg6 10. d5 Nb8 11. h4 h6 12. Be3 Nd7 13. Qa4 Kd8 14. d6 Bxd6 15. O-O-O b6 16. Bd3 f5 17. g4 Qxg4 18. Qc6 Rb8 19. Rhg1 Bb7 20. Qxd7+ Kxd7 21. Nxe5+ Bxe5 22. Bxf5+ Ke7 23. Rd7+ Ke8 24. Bxg4 Rd8 25. f4 Rxd7 26. Bxd7+ Kxd7 27. fxe5 Rh7 28. c5 Ke6 29. Rg4 Kxe5 30. Ra4 a6 31. cxb6 cxb6 32. Bxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Saric, Ivan (2666) – Giri, Anish (2784) [B48]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.4), 2015-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 Ne5 8. Qg3 h5 9. f4 h4 10. Qh3 Nc4 11. Bxc4 Qxc4 12. O-O-O b5 13. f5 Bb7 14. Rhf1 e5 15. Nb3 Qc7 16. Bg5 Rc8 17. Rf2 Be7 18. Bxe7 Kxe7 19. Rfd2 Nf6 20. a3 Rh6 21. Qe3 Kf8 22. Kb1 Kg8 23. Rg1 Ng4 24. Qf3 Qb6 25. Re1 Nf6 26. g4 hxg3 27. Qxg3 d6 28. Rg2 Rh7 29. Qg5 Kf8 30. Qd2 Rxc3 31. Qxc3 Nxe4 32. Qd3 Nc3+ 33. Qxc3 Bxg2 34. Qc8+ Ke7 35. Qg8 Qf2 36. Rd1 Be4 37. Rd2 Qg1+ 38. Ka2 Bxf5 39. Qb8 Rh6 40. Rd5 Bd7 41. Qb7 Qg4 42. Na5 Kf6 43. b3 Rxh2 44. Rxd6+ Be6 45. Kb2 Qf4 46. Nc6 Rh1 47. Qe7+ Kf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2727) – Caruana, Fabiano (2820) [A45]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.5), 2015-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Ne2 O-O 6. a3 Bd6 7. g3 b6 8. Bg2 Bb7 9. O-O c5 10. Re1 Be7 11. h3 Nc6 12. g4 Rc8 13. Qd2 a6 14. dxc5 bxc5 15. Rad1 Qa5 16. Nc1 c4 17. N1e2 Rfd8 18. Nd4 Qb6 19. Qc1 Nd7 20. g5 Bf8 21. h4 g6 22. h5 Bg7 23. hxg6 hxg6 24. Nf3 Nc5 25. Nh2 e5 26. Bg3 Ne7 27. Ng4 e4 28. f4 Nf5 29. Bf2 Rb8 30. Rd2 Qe6 31. Bh3 Qc6 32. Bg2 Qe6 33. Red1 Nh4 34. Bh3 Nf3+ 35. Kg2 Qd6 36. Rxd5 Bxd5 37. Rxd5 Qb6 38. Rxc5 Qxc5 39. Nxe4 Qc6 40. Nef6+ Bxf6 41. Nxf6+ Kg7 42. e4 Nd2 43. Bg4 c3 44. b4 Rd6 45. Qe1 Rbd8 46. Qh1 Rxf6 47. Qh6+ Kg8 48. gxf6 Qxf6 49. Bh4 Qd4 50. Bxd8 Qxe4+ 51. Kg3 Qe1+ 52. Kg2 Qf1+ 53. Kh2 Qf2+ 54. Kh1 Nf1  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2734) – Aronian, Levon (2797) [C89]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.6), 2015-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d3 Bd6 13. Re1 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 15. g3 Qh3 16. Nd2 Rae8 17. Ne4 Bg4 18. Qg2 Qxg2+ 19. Kxg2 f5 20. h3 Bh5 21. Bf4 Bxf4 22. gxf4 fxe4 23. dxe4 Bf3+ 24. Kxf3 Rxf4+ 25. Kg3 Rfxe4 26. Rxe4 Rxe4 27. f3 Re5 28. c4 bxc4 29. Bxc4 a5 30. Rc1 Rg5+ 31. Kf2 Kf8 32. Bd3 Nb4 33. Bxh7 g6 34. Rd1 Nxa2 35. Ra1 Nb4 36. h4 Rh5 37. Bxg6 Rxh4 38. Kg3 Rd4 39. Rxa5 Rd2 40. b3 Rb2 41. Ra3 Kg7 42. Be4 Kf6 43. Kf4 Ke6 44. Ke3 Nc2+ 45. Bxc2 Rxc2 46. Kd4 Rd2+ 47. Kc5 Rc2+ 48. Kb6 Rc3 49. f4 Kd6 50. f5 Rf3 51. f6 Rxf6 52. b4 Kd5 53. Ra5+ Kc4 54. Rc5+ Kxb4 55. Rxc6 Rxc6+ 56. Kxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2667) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [B31]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.7), 2015-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nf6 7. e5 Nd5 8. c4 Nc7 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qxd4 O-O 11. Qh4 f6 12. Nc3 Ne6 13. Ne4 fxe5 14. Nfg5 Nxg5 15. Bxg5 Qb6 16. c5 Qxb2 17. Rad1 d5 18. cxd6 exd6 19. Rxd6 Bf5 20. Nf6+ Bxf6 21. Bxf6 Rab8 22. Qc4+ Rf7 23. Red1 Qb1 24. h3  1 – 0 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 20, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 7
2 So, Wesley USA 2762 6
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 6
4 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 5.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 5.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 5
7 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 5
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 4.5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 4.5
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 4
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3
12 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 3
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 2.5
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 1.5

Saric,Iv (2666) – Van Wely,L (2667) [B07]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be3 Bg7 5. Qd2 c6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. h3 b5 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. O-O Qc7 10. Ne2 e5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. a4 Be6 14. axb5 cxb5 15. Qa5 Rfc8 16. Qxc7 Rxc7 17. Nc3 Bc4 18. Ra5 Bxd3 19. cxd3 b4 20. Na2 Bf8 21. Rc1 Rd7 22. Rc6 Nh5 23. Nc1 Ng7 24. Kf1 Ne6 25. Ke2 Bh6 26. Rc4 Bf8 27. g3 h5 28. b3 Bd6 29. Na2 Rad8 30. Nxb4 Bxb4 31. Rxb4 Rxd3 32. Rxe5 a6 33. Ra5 R3d6 34. Kf1 Kg7 35. Rb7 Nd4 36. Bf4 R6d7 37. Rb6 Nf3 38. g4 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 R8d3 40. Be3 Ne1+ 41. Kg3 h4+ 42. Kxh4 Ng2+ 43. Kg5 Nxe3 44. fxe3 Rxe3 45. e5 Rxh3 46. Rbxa6 Re1 47. Rf6 Rhe3 48. Kf4 Re4+ 49. Kf3 R1e3+ 50. Kf2 Rxb3 51. Ra7 Kh6 52. Raxf7 Rxe5 53. Rc6 Re4 54. g5+ Kh5 55. Rf3 Rb2+ 56. Kf1 Rh4 57. Rf2 Rh1+ 58. Kg2 Rbb1 59. Kg3 Rh4 60. Rc5 Rg1+ 61. Kf3 Rh3+ 62. Ke2 Ra1 63. Rc8 Rg3 64. Rc5 Kg4 65. Rd5 Rb3 66. Rg2+ Kh3 67. Rf2 Kg4 68. Rg2+ Kh3 69. Rf2 Kh4 70. Rf4+ Kh5 71. Rf2 Rg3 72. Rh2+ Kg4 73. Rf2 Rgg1 74. Ke3 Ra3+ 75. Ke2 Kg3 76. Rd2 Rh1 77. Rc2 Rh8 78. Kf1 Rh1+ 79. Ke2 Rh8 80. Kf1 Ra1+ 81. Ke2 Re8+ 82. Kd3 Rd1+ 83. Kc3 Rc8+ 84. Kb2 Rxc2+ 85. Kxc2 Rd5 86. Rf6 Rxg5 87. Kd3 Rg4 88. Ke3 g5 89. Rg6 Kg2 90. Rg7 Rg3+ 91. Ke4 g4 92. Rg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2744) – Ivanchuk,V (2715) [E11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 a5 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 d5 7. e5 Nfd7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Nb1 Nb6 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. h3 Bf5 12. Bd3 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 a4 14. O-O O-O 15. Re1 Qd7 16. Bg5 Nd8 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Nh2 Ne6 19. Ng4 Qg5 20. Re3 Qg6 21. Qd1 Kh8 22. Rg3 Qh5 23. Qd3 Qg6 24. Qd1 Qh5 25. Qd3 c6 26. Ne3 f5 27. exf6 gxf6 28. Nf5 Nc4 29. Qc2 b5 30. Rg4 Rae8 31. Ne2 Qf7 32. Neg3 Qd7 33. Re1 Nc7 34. Rxe8 Nxe8 35. Qc1 Rg8 36. Rh4 Rg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Ding Liren (2732) [E92]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 Na6 10. Nd2 Bd7 11. O-O Qe8 12. b3 Nh7 13. f3 h5 14. a3 Bh6 15. Rb1 Nc5 16. Qc2 f5 17. b4 axb4 18. axb4 Na4 19. Nd1 g5 20. Bf2 g4 21. fxg4 Bxd2 22. Qxd2 f4 23. gxh5 Ng5 24. Bh4 Nxe4 25. Qc2 Bf5 26. g4 Ng3 27. gxf5 Nxf1 28. Kxf1 e4 29. f6 Kh8 30. Nf2 f3 31. Bd1 Qxh5 32. Qxe4 Nc3 33. Qd4 Rf7 34. Qxc3 Qxh4 35. Bxf3 Ra2 36. Rb2 Rxb2 37. Qxb2 Qxf6 38. Qxf6+ Rxf6 39. Kg2 Rf8 40. b5 Kg7 41. Ne4 b6 42. h4 Ra8 43. h5 Ra2+ 44. Kf1 Kh6 45. Be2 Ra8 46. Kf2 Rf8+ 47. Ke3 Rf7 48. Bf3 Rf8 49. Kf2 Ra8 50. Be2 Ra3 51. Nf6 Ra8 52. Ke3 Rf8 53. Ne4 Ra8 54. Kf4 Rf8+ 55. Kg3 Ra8 56. Nf2 Ra2 57. Bd1 Rb2 58. Ne4 Rb1 59. Be2 Rb2 60. Kf2 Ra2 61. Ke3 Ra8 62. Bg4 Ra4 63. Kf4 Rxc4 64. Bd7 Kxh5 65. Kf5 Kh6 66. Bc6 Kg7 67. Ng5 Rh4 68. Ke6 Kg6 69. Nf3 Rf4 70. Nd2 Kg5 71. Ke7 Rf5 72. Ne4+ Kf4 73. Nf6 Ke5 74. Nd7+ Kd4 75. Kd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2862) – Radjabov,T (2734) [C65]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Bxc6 bxc6 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nf1 a5 11. Ng3 Rb8 12. b3 Bb4 13. Bd2 Ra8 14. c3 Bc5 15. d4 Bb6 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. c4 Nh7 18. Qe2 Nf8 19. Be3 c5 20. Rad1 Qf6 21. Nh5 Qe7 22. Nh2 Kh7 23. Qf3 f6 24. Ng4 Bxg4 25. Qxg4 Red8 26. Qf5+ Kh8 27. f4 Rxd1 28. Rxd1 exf4 29. Bxf4 Qe6 30. Rd3 Re8 31. Nxg7 Kxg7 32. Qh5 Nh7 33. Bxh6+ Kh8 34. Qg6 Qg8 35. Bg7+ Qxg7 36. Qxe8+ Qf8 37. Qe6 Qh6 38. e5 Qc1+ 39. Kh2 Qf4+ 40. Rg3  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2762) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [D86]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5 8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. dxc5 Qc7 12. Nd4 Ne5 13. Nb5 Qb8 14. Be2 bxc5 15. f4 Ng4 16. Bxc5 a6 17. Na3 Qc7 18. Bd4 e5 19. fxe5 Nxe5 20. Qc1 Bg4 21. Bxg4 Nxg4 22. Qf4 Qxf4 23. Rxf4 Ne5 24. Rb1 Rac8 25. h3 Rfd8 26. Rff1 Nd3 27. Rb7 Nc5 28. Re7 Bf8 29. Bxc5 Rxc5 30. Rexf7 Rxc3 31. Nb1 Rc2 32. Kh1 Bg7 33. Na3 Rxa2 34. Nc4 Rf8 35. Rxf8+ Bxf8 36. e5 Bc5 37. g4 Rc2 38. Nd6 Re2 39. Ra1 Rxe5 40. Nb7 Be7 41. Rxa6 Kg7 42. Nd6 Bxd6 43. Rxd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – Hou Yifan (2673) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. g3 Be7 9. Bg2 b5 10. Nd5 Nbd7 11. Nxe7 Qxe7 12. Bg5 Bb7 13. Nc3 Qe6 14. a3 O-O 15. O-O Rfc8 16. Re1 Rab8 17. Re2 Nb6 18. Qe1 Nc4 19. Bc1 Nb6 20. b3 Nbd7 21. h4 d5 22. exd5 Nxd5 23. Ne4 N5f6 24. Nxf6+ Qxf6 25. Bg5 Qf5 26. Bxb7 Rxb7 27. Qa5 Rbc7 28. Qxa6 Rxc2 29. Be3 Nf6 30. Qxb5 Ng4 31. Rf1 Rxe2 32. Qxe2 Rc2 33. Qd1 Rb2 34. Bc5 e4 35. Bd4 Ra2 36. a4 Kh7 37. b4 Ra3 38. a5 Rf3 39. Qb1 Rd3 40. Qb2 Qd5 41. Bc5 Ne5 42. Be3 Nf3+ 43. Kg2 f5 44. Rc1 f4 45. Rc7 Nxh4+ 46. gxh4 f3+ 47. Kg3 Qd6+ 48. Bf4 Qg6+ 49. Bg5 Qd6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [A56]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2015-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 O-O 6. Bd3 e6 7. h3 exd5 8. exd5 a6 9. a4 a5 10. Nge2 Na6 11. Bg5 Nb4 12. Bb1 b6 13. O-O Ba6 14. Nb5 h6 15. Bc1 Bxb5 16. axb5 Ne8 17. Ra3 Nd6 18. Rg3 Nxc4 19. Nf4 Ne5 20. Nh5 Qh4 21. Nxg7 Kxg7 22. Re1 d6 23. Re4 Qd8 24. Qh5  1 – 0 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 18, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 6
2 So, Wesley USA 2762 5.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 5.5
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 5.5
5 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 5
6 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 4.5
7 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 4.5
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 4
9 Giri, Anish NED 2784 4
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 3
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2.5
12 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 2.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 2
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 1.5

Hou Yifan (2673) – Aronian,L (2797) [C54]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Nxe4 8. Bxb4 Nxb4 9. Bxf7+ Kxf7 10. Qb3+ d5 11. Ne5+ Ke6 12. Qxb4 Qf8 13. Qxf8 Rxf8 14. f3 Ng5 15. Nc3 c6 16. h4 Nf7 17. Nd3 Kd6 18. Kf2 Nd8 19. g3 Ne6 20. Ne2 a5 21. Ndf4 Ra6 22. Rad1 Rb6 23. Rd2 Rb4 24. Re1 Nxf4 25. Nxf4 Rc4 26. a3 Bf5 27. Re3 b6 28. Rb3 b5 29. Re3 b4 30. Ne2 h5 31. Ke1 g6 32. b3 Rc2 33. Rxc2 Bxc2 34. a4 Bf5 35. Nf4 Rc8 36. Kd2 c5 37. Re5 cxd4 38. Rxd5+ Ke7 39. g4 hxg4 40. fxg4 Bxg4 41. Nxg6+ Kf6 42. Rxd4 Be6 43. Rd6 Kf7 44. Ne5+ Ke7 45. Rd3 Kf6 46. Nf3 Bg8 47. Ng5 Kf5 48. Nf3 Kf6 49. h5 Rc5 50. h6 Rh5 51. Rd6+ Ke7 52. Ra6 Bxb3 53. h7 Bxa4 54. Rxa5 Rxh7 55. Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding Liren (2732) – Saric,Iv (2666) [D11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Qb3 Qb6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Nh4 Bh5 8. h3 Be7 9. g4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Bg2 g5 12. O-O Nbd7 13. Rd1 Rd8 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Qc2 Nf8 16. e4 Ne6 17. Be3 Kf8 18. e5 Nh7 19. b4 Kg8 20. b5 Nf4 21. Bxf4 gxf4 22. bxc6 Qxc6 23. Qb3 f3 24. Bxf3 Ng5 25. Bg2 Nxh3+ 26. Bxh3 Rxh3 27. Nxd5 Qxd5 28. Qxh3 Qe4 29. Rac1 Bg5 30. Rc3 Bf4 31. Qd3 Qd5 32. Qf5 Bxe5 33. Rc8 f6 34. Rdc1  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – So,W (2762) [C88]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. h3 Bb7 9. d3 d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nbd2 Qd7 12. Nxe5 Nxe5 13. Rxe5 Nf4 14. Nf3 Nxg2 15. Kxg2 a5 16. Rxe7 Qxe7 17. c3 Ra6 18. d4 Rf6 19. d5 a4 20. Bc2 Rd8 21. Qe1 Qd7 22. Ng5 h6 23. Ne4 Rg6+ 24. Kh2 f5 25. Ng3 Qxd5 26. Qg1 Qf3  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2727) – Carlsen,M (2862) [A01]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. b3 g6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d4 c5 5. e3 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. Qd2 Nc6 8. f3 h5 9. Bb5 Qd6 10. Nge2 Bh6 11. Qd1 Bf5 12. Bc1 Bxc1 13. Rxc1 Rc8 14. Qd2 O-O 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Na4 Rfe8 17. O-O e5 18. c3 h4 19. dxe5 Rxe5 20. b4 Rce8 21. Nd4 h3 22. g3 Bc8 23. Nc5 Nd7 24. Nd3 R5e7 25. Rfe1 c5 26. bxc5 Nxc5 27. Nf4 Rxe1+ 28. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 29. Qxe1 Ne6 30. Nfxe6 Bxe6 31. Kf2 Bd7 32. Qb1 Qc7 33. Qb3 Bc8 34. a3 a5 35. Qb2 Ba6 36. Nc2 Qa7+ 37. Ne3 Bc4 38. f4 Kh7 39. g4 Qe7 40. Qc1 Qe4 41. f5 Qf4+ 42. Kg1 gxf5 43. gxf5 Bd3 44. Qe1 Bxf5 45. Nxf5 Qxf5 46. Qg3 Kh6 47. Qb8 Qf3 48. Qh8+ Kg6 49. Qg8+ Kf6 50. Qd8+ Ke5  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) – Giri,A (2784) [C65]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 Nd4 6. Nxd4 Bxd4 7. c3 Bb6 8. Nc4 O-O 9. O-O d5 10. exd5 Qxd5 11. Nxb6 axb6 12. Bc4 Qd6 13. Bg5 Bg4 14. Qd2 Nd7 15. d4 exd4 16. cxd4 Nf6 17. Bf4 Qd7 18. Be5 Be6 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. d5 c6 21. Qh6 cxd5 22. Rad1 Qe7 23. Bd3 f5 24. Rfe1 Ra4 25. Bxf5 Rh4 26. Qe3 Re8 27. Bxe6 fxe6 28. Rxd5 exd5 29. Qxe7 Rxe7 30. Rxe7 Rc4 31. g3 Rc2 32. b3 d4 33. Rd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2667) – Caruana,F (2820) [A48]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nbd2 c5 4. dxc5 Qa5 5. a3 Qxc5 6. b4 Qc7 7. Bb2 Bg7 8. c4 d6 9. g3 b6 10. Bg2 Bb7 11. O-O O-O 12. e4 Nbd7 13. Qe2 Rac8 14. Rac1 Qb8 15. Ne1 e6 16. Nd3 Rfd8 17. Rfd1 Qa8 18. f3 Bc6 19. Nf1 Qb8 20. Ne3 Bb7 21. Rc2 Ba6 22. Qe1 Bh6 23. Nf2 Bg7 24. Nd3 Re8 25. Qd2 Bh6 26. Nf2 Bxc4 27. f4 Bb3 28. Rxc8 Rxc8 29. Rb1 e5 30. Nfg4 Bg7 31. fxe5 dxe5 32. Bh3 Rd8 33. Qc3 Ba2 34. Rd1 Nxe4 35. Qc6 Ng5 36. Bg2 Be6 37. h4 h5 38. hxg5 hxg4 39. Nd5 Nf8 40. Rd2 Rd7 41. Nf6+ Bxf6 42. Rxd7 Nxd7 43. gxf6 Nxf6 44. Qb5 Nd7 45. Bc6 e4 46. Kg2 Qd6 47. Bxd7 Qd2+ 48. Kh1 Qd1+ 49. Kh2 Qc2+ 50. Kg1 Qb1+ 51. Qf1 Qxb2 52. Bxe6 Qd4+ 53. Kh2 fxe6 54. Qf4 Qb2+ 55. Kg1 Qb1+ 56. Kh2 Qc2+ 57. Kg1 Qd1+ 58. Kh2 Qe2+ 59. Kg1 Qf3 60. Qb8+ Kf7 61. Qxa7+ Kf6 62. Qxb6 Qxg3+ 63. Kh1 Qh3+ 64. Kg1 g3 65. Qd4+ Kf5 66. Qd2 Qh8 67. a4 Qa1+ 68. Kg2 Qxa4 69. Kxg3 Qb3+ 70. Kh4 e3 71. Qd4 Qc2 72. Qg4+ Ke5 73. Qg3+ Kd4 74. Qd6+ Kc3 75. Qc5+ Kd2 76. Qd4+ Qd3 77. Qb2+ Ke1 78. b5 e2 79. Qc1+ Kf2 80. Qf4+ Qf3 81. Qd4+ Kg2  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov,T (2734) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2015-01-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 b5 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. Nd5 Bb7 10. Nec3 Rc8 11. Nxf6+ Nxf6 12. a4 b4 13. Nd5 Be7 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nxb4 O-O 16. c3 Bxe4 17. Bxa6 Rc5 18. O-O Ba8 19. Re1 d5 20. Bf1 e4 21. Nc2 Be5 22. Nd4 Bb8 23. g3 Qb6 24. Qe2 Rcc8 25. a5 Qg6 26. Qg4 Qh6 27. h4 Kh8 28. Qg5 Qd6 29. Nf5 Qe5 30. f4 h6 31. Qxh6+ gxh6 32. fxe5 Bxe5 33. Be2 Rb8 34. Ra2 Kh7 35. Rd1 Rb3 36. Kf2 Rfb8 37. Rd2 Kg6 38. Ne7+ Kf6 39. Nxd5+ Bxd5 40. Rxd5 Rxb2 41. Rxb2 Rxb2 42. Ke3 Bxg3 43. a6 Bh2 44. Bc4 Rc2 45. Kxe4 Rxc3 46. Rf5+ Kg7 47. Rxf7+ Kg6 48. Bd5 Bg1 49. Rf1 Bc5 50. Ke5 Ra3 51. Rf6+ Kh5 52. Rf4 Kg6 53. Rg4+ Kh7 54. Be4+ Kh8 55. Rg6 h5 56. Rc6 Bf8 57. Kf6 Kg8 58. Bd5+ Kh7 59. Kf7  1 – 0 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 17, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 5
3 So, Wesley USA 2762 4.5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 4.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 4.5
6 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 4
7 Giri, Anish NED 2784 4
8 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 3.5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 3.5
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 2.5
11 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 2.5
12 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 2
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 1.5

Saric,Iv (2666) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 Be7 9. Qd2 O-O 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. g4 b5 12. Rg1 Nb6 13. Na5 Rc8 14. g5 Nh5 15. Kb1 g6 16. a3 Qc7 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. exd5 Bd7 19. h4 Bd8 20. Nc6 Bxc6 21. dxc6 Qxc6 22. Bh3 Rc7 23. Qxd6 Qxc2+ 24. Ka1 Nf4 25. Bg4 b4 26. Rc1 Qb3 27. Bxf4 exf4 28. Rxc7 bxa3 29. Rg2 Bxc7 30. Qxc7 Rb8 31. Rd2 axb2+ 32. Kb1 Qa2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ding Liren (2732) – Van Wely,L (2667) [A35]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nc7 7. O-O e5 8. a3 Be7 9. b4 O-O 10. Rb1 cxb4 11. axb4 b5 12. Bb2 Bf5 13. Rc1 Rc8 14. d3 Qd7 15. Nb1 Na6 16. Bxe5 Naxb4 17. Bb2 Rfd8 18. Nc3 a6 19. Ra1 Bh3 20. Bxh3 Qxh3 21. Qd2 Qf5 22. Kg2 a5 23. Ne4 Nd5 24. Rfc1 a4 25. Kg1 h6 26. h4 Bb4 27. Qd1 Bf8 28. Rcb1 Nb6 29. Bc1 Nc4 30. Nc3 Bb4 31. Na2 Be7 32. Nc3 Bb4 33. Na2 Be7 34. Nc3 Nb4 35. Kg2 Na5 36. Bd2 Nb3 37. Rxb3 axb3 38. Rb1 Nc6 39. e4 Qh5 40. Nd5 Rxd5 41. exd5 Qxd5 42. Qxb3 Qxb3 43. Rxb3 b4 44. Kf1 f6 45. Rb1 Kf7 46. Ra1 Rb8 47. Be3 b3 48. Nd2 b2 49. Rb1 f5 50. Nc4 Bf6 51. Bc5 Bc3 52. Ke2 Nb4 53. d4 Ke6 54. Bxb4 Bxb4 55. Rxb2 g5 56. h5 g4 57. Kd3 Bd6 58. Re2+ Kd7 59. Ne3 Rf8 60. Ra2 f4 61. Nxg4 fxg3 62. fxg3 Bxg3 63. Nxh6 Rf4 64. Rg2 Bf2 65. Rg4 Rf3+ 66. Ke2 Rf8 67. Re4 Kd6 68. Ng4 Bg1 69. Kd3 Rf3+ 70. Kc4 Ra3 71. h6 Ra4+ 72. Kc3 Ra3+ 73. Kb4 Rh3 74. Kc4 Rh4 75. d5 Be3 76. Nf6 Rh3 77. Re6+ Kc7 78. d6+ Kb7 79. d7  1 – 0 (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2744) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [E11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 d6 7. Be2 c5 8. b3 cxd4 9. Nxd4 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. Bd3 Nbd7 12. Qe2 Re8 13. Bb2 Bf8 14. Rad1 a6 15. f4 e5 16. fxe5 Nxe5 17. Bb1 b5 18. cxb5 d5 19. Nc6 Qb6+ 20. Bd4 Bc5 21. Qf2 Nfg4 22. Bxc5 Qxb5 23. Na7 Rxa7 24. Qd4 Raa8 25. a4 Qc6 26. exd5 Qxd5 27. Ne4 Qxd4+ 28. Bxd4 Nxh2 29. Rf5 Rad8 30. Nc5 Nhf3+ 31. gxf3 Nxf3+ 32. Kf2 Rxd4 33. Rxd4 Nxd4 34. Nxb7 Re2+ 35. Kf1 Rb2 36. Rd5 Rxb1+ 37. Kf2 Ne6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2862) – Hou Yifan (2673) [B32]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 Be7 7. N1c3 a6 8. Na3 Be6 9. Nc2 Bg5 10. Be2 Bxc1 11. Rxc1 Nf6 12. O-O O-O 13. Qd2 Qb6 14. Rfd1 Rfd8 15. b3 h6 16. h3 Qa7 17. Bf3 Ne7 18. Ne3 Nc6 19. Bg4 Nd4 20. Bxe6 fxe6 21. Nc2 Nxc2 22. Rxc2 Rd7 23. Qe2 Rad8 24. Rd3 Qc5 25. Na4 Qc6 26. Re3 b6 27. Nb2 Rf7 28. Rd2 Nd7 29. Nd3 a5 30. Nb2 Nc5 31. Nd1 Rdf8 32. Qe1 Rd8 33. Nc3 Rfd7 34. Qd1 Na6 35. Qh5 Nc7 36. Rg3 Kh8 37. Rdd3 Re7 38. Rg6 Qe8 39. Rdg3 Rdd7 40. Nd1 Rf7 41. Qe2 Rf4 42. Qe3 b5 43. Nb2 Rdf7 44. c5 Qc6 45. Nd3 b4 46. Qe2 Rh4 47. R6g4 Rxg4 48. Qxg4 Kg8 49. Qh5 Nb5 50. Rg4 Nc3 51. Qxh6 Nxe4 52. Qxe6 Nxf2 53. Nxe5 Nxh3+ 54. Kh2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Ivanchuk,V (2715) [D43]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. g3 Nbd7 6. Bg2 dxc4 7. a4 Bb4 8. O-O O-O 9. Qc2 Qe7 10. a5 e5 11. Rd1 a6 12. d5 Nc5 13. Bg5 Bxc3 14. bxc3 Bg4 15. h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 e4 17. Bg2 Nb3 18. Ra4 cxd5 19. Rxd5 Qe6 20. Rd1 Rfe8 21. Bxf6 gxf6 22. e3 Rac8 23. Bf1 Re7 24. Bxc4 Rxc4 25. Qxb3 Rxa4 26. Qxa4 Qxh3 27. Qb4 Rd7 28. Rxd7 Qxd7 29. Qxe4 Qc7 30. c4 Kg7 31. Kg2 h6 32. Qd5 Qe7 33. e4 Qb4 34. e5 fxe5 35. Qxe5+ Kg6 36. Qd4 Kh7 37. Qg4 Qb1 38. Qf4 Kg6 39. Qd6+ Kf5 40. Qd5+ Kg6 41. Qd6+ Kf5 42. Qf4+ Kg6 43. Qd4 Kh7 44. Qd5 Kg7 45. Kf3 Qe1 46. Qd4+ Kg8 47. Qd8+ Kg7 48. Qd5 h5 49. Kg2 Qe2 50. c5 Qb5 51. Qg5+ Kf8 52. Qh6+ Kg8 53. Qg5+ Kf8 54. Qxh5 Qxa5 55. Qh8+ Ke7 56. Qe5+ Kf8 57. Qb8+ Kg7 58. Qxb7 Qxc5 59. Qxa6 Qd5+ 60. Kg1 Qd1+ 61. Qf1 Qf3 62. Qc4 Qd1+ 63. Kg2 Qd2 64. Qg4+ Kf8 65. Qe4 Qb2 66. Kf3 Kg7 67. Qg4+ Kf8 68. Qf4 Kg7 69. Kg4 Qe2+ 70. Kg5 Qb5+ 71. Kh4 Qc6 72. Qe5+ Kg6 73. Qg5+ Kh7 74. Qf5+ Kg7 75. f3 Qh6+ 76. Qh5 Qc6 77. Qe5+ Kg8 78. Kg4 Kf8 79. Qg5 Qd7+ 80. Kh4 Qd4+ 81. Kh5 Ke8 82. f4 Qh8+ 83. Kg4 Qh2 84. Qe5+ Kf8 85. f5 Qd2 86. f6 Qd1+ 87. Kh4 Qh1+ 88. Kg5 Qc1+ 89. Qf4 Qb1 90. Qd4 Qg6+ 91. Kf4 Qh6+ 92. Kf3 Qh5+ 93. g4 Qh1+ 94. Kf4 Qf1+ 95. Kg5 Qc1+ 96. Qf4 Qb1 97. Qf3 Kg8 98. Qc3 Qg6+ 99. Kf4 Qh6+ 100. Kg3 Qg5 101. Qf3 Kh7 102. Qe4+ Kh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2762) – Radjabov,T (2734) [D37]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 dxc4 8. O-O c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. Bxc4 Qxd1 11. Rfxd1 b6 12. Bd6 Bxd6 13. Rxd6 Bb7 14. Rad1 Bxf3 15. gxf3 Rfc8 16. Bf1 g6 17. Bg2 Rab8 18. f4 b5 19. Ne2 Nce4 20. R6d4 Nc5 21. Bf3 Kf8 22. Kg2 h6 23. b3 a6 24. h3 Ke7 25. e4 Kf8 26. Ng3 Ng8 27. Rd6 a5 28. f5 gxf5 29. exf5 Ne7 30. Bg4 Nd5 31. fxe6 Nf4+ 32. Kf3 Ncxe6 33. Ne4 a4 34. Rd7 Rb6 35. Bxe6 Nxe6 36. h4 axb3 37. axb3 Nc5 38. Rc1 Rbc6 39. Nxc5 Rxc5 40. Rxc5 Rxc5 41. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Caruana,F (2820) [E53]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2015-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. Bd3 d5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Rc1 Nc6 12. Qd3 Rc8 13. Rfd1 Na5 14. Bb5 h6 15. Bh4 Bxc3 16. bxc3 Qd5 17. c4 Qh5 18. Bxf6 gxf6 19. d5 exd5 20. c5 Nc4 21. Qd4 Rxc5 22. Qxf6 Qg6 23. Qe7 Bc8 24. Bxc4 dxc4 25. Rc3 Qg7 26. Nd4 Rg5 27. Rg3 f6 28. Qe2 Qf7 29. Nb5 Qe6 30. Qc2 Bb7 31. Nd4 Qe4 32. Qxc4+ Bd5 33. Qc3 Rxg3 34. Qxg3+ Kh7 35. f3 Qe3+ 36. Kh1 Rg8 37. Qc7+ Kh8 38. Qc2 Bf7 39. h3 Rd8 40. Nf5 Rxd1+ 41. Qxd1 Qg5 42. Qd8+ Kh7 43. Qc7 Kg6 44. Nd6 Bxa2 45. Qc2+ f5 46. Nc8 Qe3 47. Nxa7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 16, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 4.5
2 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 4
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 4
4 So, Wesley USA 2762 4
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 3.5
6 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 3.5
7 Giri, Anish NED 2784 3.5
8 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 3
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 3
10 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 2.5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2
12 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 2
13 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 2
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5

Van Wely,L (2667) – Aronian,L (2797) [A45]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 Nbd7 4. Ngf3 e6 5. e3 c5 6. c3 Qb6 7. Rb1 g6 8. Ne5 Bg7 9. f4 Ng8 10. Nb3 cxd4 11. exd4 Nh6 12. Bxh6 Bxh6 13. Qf3 a5 14. h4 a4 15. Nd2 a3 16. b4 Nxe5 17. fxe5 Bd7 18. g4 Ba4 19. g5 Bf8 20. Bd3 Rc8 21. Rf1 Be7 22. Qxf7+ Kd7 23. Nb3 Bxb3 24. Rxb3 Rhf8 25. Qxh7 Rh8 26. Qxg6 Rcg8 27. Qf7 Rf8 28. Qg7 Rfg8 29. Qf7 Rf8 30. Qg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2727) – So,W (2762) [C53]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O Ba7 7. Bd5 Nxd5 8. exd5 Ne7 9. Nxe5 d6 10. Nf3 Nxd5 11. Bg5 f6 12. Re1+ Kf7 13. Qb3 Be6 14. c4 fxg5 15. cxd5 Bd7 16. Nc3 g4 17. Nd2 Rf8 18. Nce4 Kg8 19. Rac1 b5 20. Qc3 Bb6 21. a4 bxa4 22. Nc4 Ba7 23. Na5 Qh4 24. Rc2 Rf7 25. Qxc7 Bb5 26. Qxd6 Bxd3 27. g3 Qh5 28. Rc7 Re8 29. Rxa7 Rxa7 30. Nc6 Rf7 31. Qb4 Ref8 32. Ne7+ Kh8 33. f4 gxf3 34. Nf2 Be2 35. d6 Qb5 36. Qd4 Qd7 37. Rc1 Rf6 38. Rc6 Bb5 39. Rb6 Qe6  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Saric,Iv (2666) [D11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nc3 e6 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. Bd2 Bb4 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. e4 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Ba5 14. Bg2 c5 15. Rb1 b6 16. O-O O-O 17. f4 Rc8 18. Rc1 cxd4 19. cxd4 Bxd2 20. Qxd2 Qe7 21. e5 Qa3 22. Kh2 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Rd8 24. Rc3 Qa5 25. Rc2 Qxd2 26. Rxd2 Kf8 27. Kg3 b5 28. Bc6 b4 29. d5 Nb8 30. Bb7 exd5 31. Rxd5 Rxd5 32. Bxd5 Nd7 33. Kf3 g5 34. fxg5 Nxe5+ 35. Ke4 Ng6 36. Bc4 a5 37. Kd4 a4 38. Kc5 b3 39. axb3 axb3 40. Bxb3 Nf4 41. h4 Ng2 42. h5 Ne3 43. Kd4 Nxg4 44. Bc2 g6 45. hxg6 fxg6 46. Bxg6 Kg7 47. Bf5 Nh6 48. Be6 Kg6 49. gxh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – Carlsen,M (2862) [B31]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d3 Bg7 6. h3 Nf6 7. Nc3 b6 8. Be3 e5 9. O-O O-O 10. a3 Qe7 11. Qb1 Nh5 12. b4 f5 13. bxc5 f4 14. Bd2 bxc5 15. Qb3+ Be6 16. Qa4 Rac8 17. Qa5 g5 18. Na4 g4 19. hxg4 Bxg4 20. Qxc5 Qf6 21. Nh2 f3 22. Nxg4 Qg6 23. Qe7 fxg2 24. Rfb1 Qxg4 25. Qg5 Qe2 26. Qe3 Qg4 27. Qg5 Qxg5 28. Bxg5 Nf4 29. Bxf4 exf4 30. Kxg2 f3+ 31. Kf1 Rf4 32. c3 Rd8 33. d4 Bh6 34. Ke1 Rxe4+ 35. Kd1 c5 36. Kc2 cxd4 37. Kd3 Re2 38. c4 Rxf2 39. Rd1 Re2  0 – 1 (view game)

Hou Yifan (2673) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [B20]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 Nf6 3. Nbc3 d6 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nxd4 8. Qxd4 Bg7 9. e5 Nd7 10. Qa4 O-O 11. exd6 Nb6 12. Qf4 Qxd6 13. Qxd6 exd6 14. O-O Nc4 15. Nd5 Bxb2 16. Bxb2 Nxb2 17. Rfb1 Na4 18. Nc7 Rb8 19. Na6 Ra8 20. Bxb7 Bxb7 21. Rxb7 Rfc8 22. Re1 Nc5 23. Nxc5 Rxc5 24. Ree7 Rf5 25. Rbc7 a5 26. Kg2 Rb8 27. a3 Rbb5 28. f4 h5 29. Kf3 Kg7 30. Ke3 Rb1 31. Kf3 Rf1+ 32. Kg2 Rd1 33. Kf3 Rf1+ 34. Kg2 Rd1 35. Kf3 Rf1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov,T (2734) – Giri,A (2784) [B48]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 Ne5 8. Qg3 h5 9. O-O-O h4 10. Qh3 b5 11. f4 Nc4 12. Bxc4 Qxc4 13. f5 Bb7 14. Rhf1 Rc8 15. fxe6 dxe6 16. Rxf7 Kxf7 17. b3 Ba3+ 18. Kb1 Qxc3 19. Qxe6+ Kf8 20. Rf1+ Nf6 21. Rxf6+ gxf6 22. Qxf6+ Kg8 23. Qg6+ Kf8 24. Qf6+ Kg8 25. Qg6+ Kf8 26. Qf6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) – Ding Liren (2732) [B12]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2015-01-16
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O c5 7. c4 Nbc6 8. dxc5 d4 9. Qb3 Qd7 10. Rd1 Ng6 11. Nc3 f6 12. exf6 gxf6 13. Nd5 Kf7 14. g4 Bxg4 15. Ng5+ fxg5 16. Bxg4 Nce5 17. Bxg5 Bxc5 18. Nf6 Qc6 19. Bh5 Kg7 20. Qg3 Raf8 21. Re1 Rxf6 22. Rxe5 Rf7 23. Bxg6 hxg6 24. Bf4 Be7 25. Re2 Qxc4 26. Rae1 d3 27. Re4 Qd5 28. Rxe6 Bf6 29. Rd6 Qf5 30. Re5 Qh3 31. Ree6 Qxg3+ 32. hxg3 Rh5 33. b3 Ra5 34. a4 g5 35. Be3 b6 36. Rxd3 Rc7 37. Kg2 Be7 38. Kf3 Kf7 39. Re4 Bf6 40. Kg4 Re7 41. Rxe7+ Bxe7 42. Bd2 Re5 43. Rd7 Kg6 44. Rxa7 Bc5 45. f4  1 – 0 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 15, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 4
2 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 3.5
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 3.5
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 3
5 So, Wesley USA 2762 3
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 3
7 Giri, Anish NED 2784 3
8 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 2.5
9 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 2.5
10 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 2
11 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1.5
12 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1.5
13 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 1.5
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2757) – Van Wely, Loek (2667) [B84]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.1), 2015-01-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. Nc3 d6 7. O-O Be7 8. f4 O-O 9. Be3 Nc6 10. Kh1 Qc7 11. a4 Re8 12. Bf3 Bf8 13. Nb3 b6 14. a5 bxa5 15. e5 dxe5 16. fxe5 Rd8 17. Qe2 Nd5 18. Bg5 Re8 19. Nxd5 exd5 20. Bxd5 Be6 21. Be4 Rac8 22. Bf4 Qb6 23. Be3 Qb5 24. Qxb5 axb5 25. Bxc6 Rxc6 26. Nd4 Rcc8 27. Nxe6 Rxe6 28. Rxa5 Rxe5 29. Bf4 Re2 30. Rxb5 Rcxc2 31. Rb8 Rxb2 32. Rxb2 Rxb2 33. h3 f6 34. g4 Kf7 35. Bg3 Bc5 36. g5 Ke6 37. gxf6 gxf6 38. Re1+ Kf5 39. Rf1+ Kg6 40. Rf4 Rd2 41. Rg4+ Kf5 42. Rf4+ Ke6 43. Rh4 Rd7 44. Re4+ Kd5 45. Re2 Rb7 46. Kg2 Bd4 47. Bf2 Be5 48. Kf3 h5 49. Rd2+ Ke6 50. Rd3 Kf5 51. Ra3 Rb4 52. Rd3 Rf4+ 53. Kg2 Ke4 54. Re3+ Kd5 55. Rd3+ Kc4 56. Rf3 Re4 57. Rf5 h4 58. Rh5 Kd3 59. Rxh4 Rxh4 60. Bxh4 Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2744) – Caruana, Fabiano (2820) [A88]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.2), 2015-01-15
1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nc3 c6 8. Re1 Na6 9. b3 Ne4 10. Bb2 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Nc5 12. Ng5 d5 13. Nh3 Ne4 14. Bb2 Be6 15. Nf4 Bf7 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Nd3 a5 18. a4 b5 19. axb5 Qb6 20. e3 Rfb8 21. Bf1 Qxb5 22. Ra3 Qe8 23. f3 Nd6 24. Qa1 g5 25. Bc3 g4 26. f4 Ne4 27. Bxa5 h5 28. Rc1 h4 29. Be1 Bf6 30. Nc5 hxg3 31. hxg3 Nxc5 32. Rxc5 e5 33. Rxa8 Rxa8 34. Qb1 exd4 35. Qxf5 Qxe3+ 36. Bf2 Qe6 37. Bd3 Qxf5 38. Bxf5 Ra1+ 39. Kg2 d3 40. Bxd3 d4 41. b4 Bb3 42. b5 Be7 43. Rh5 Rd1 44. Be2 Rd2 45. Bxg4 Rb2 46. Bf3 Bb4 47. b6  1 – 0 (view game)

Ding, Liren (2732) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2715) [D11]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.3), 2015-01-15
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 e6 4. e3 Nf6 5. b3 b6 6. Bb2 Bb7 7. Nc3 Nbd7 8. g3 g6 9. Bg2 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qe2 Qe7 12. a4 a5 13. Ba3 c5 14. Rac1 Rfd8 15. Rfd1 Rac8 16. Nb5 Ne4 17. Nd2 Ndf6 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Bxe4 dxe4 20. dxc5 bxc5 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Rd1 Bf8 23. Bb2 Bg7 24. Ba3 Bf8 25. Bb2 Bg7 26. Ba3  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2762) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [D38]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.4), 2015-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. Nxd4 Bd7 12. Ne4 Qe7 13. Qh5 Nc6 14. Nb3 Be8 15. a3 f5 16. Qe2 Bxa3 17. bxa3 fxe4 18. Nc5 Ne5 19. Ba2 Nf3+ 20. Kh1 Qh4 21. gxf3 Bh5 22. Bxe6+ Kh8 23. Bg4 exf3 24. Qb2 Bxg4 25. Rg1 Rf7 26. Qd4 h5 27. Nd3 Rd8 28. Qe4 Qe7 29. Qxe7 Rxe7 30. Nf4 Kh7 31. Rc5 g6 32. h3 Bf5 33. Nxh5 Bxh3 34. Kh2 Bf5 35. Nf6+ Kh6 36. e4 Rf8 37. e5 b6 38. Rd5 Kg7 39. Kg3 Be6 40. Rh1 Bg8 41. Kf4 Rc8 42. Rd4 b5 43. Re1 a5 44. Kxf3 Rc3+ 45. Kf4 Rxa3 46. Nxg8 Kxg8 47. e6 Ra4 48. Rxa4 bxa4 49. Ke5 Kg7 50. Kd6 Kf8 51. Rc1 Re8 52. Ke5 a3 53. Kf6 a2 54. Ra1 Rb8 55. f4 Rb4 56. f5 gxf5 57. Rxa2 Rh4 58. Rd2 Rh6+ 59. Ke5 Rh1 60. Kd6 Ke8 61. Rg2 Rd1+ 62. Ke5 Rh1 63. Rg6 Ke7 64. Rg7+ Ke8 65. Kf6 Rh6+ 66. Ke5 Rh1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2784) – Jobava, Baadur (2727) [E97]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.5), 2015-01-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. Re1 Nf4 11. Bf1 f5 12. a4 h6 13. Nd2 g5 14. Ra3 g4 15. a5 h5 16. c5 h4 17. Nc4 Neg6 18. cxd6 cxd6 19. Nb5 Rf6 20. g3 hxg3 21. hxg3 a6 22. Nc3 Nh4 23. Ne2 Nf3+ 24. Rxf3 Nxe2+ 25. Bxe2 gxf3 26. Bxf3 Bh6 27. Nb6 Rb8 28. Kg2 Bxc1 29. Qxc1 f4 30. Rh1 Rg6 31. Rh5 Qf8 32. Qh1 Qf6 33. Qh2 Bg4 34. Bxg4 Rxg4 35. Qh3 Qg6 36. Kf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2862) – Aronian, Levon (2797) [D38]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.6), 2015-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8. Qa4+ Nc6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 Be6 11. O-O a6 12. Rfc1 Bd6 13. Qd1 Ne7 14. a3 Rfd8 15. b4 Nc8 16. Na4 b6 17. Nb2 Ne7 18. Nd3 Ng6 19. a4 a5 20. b5 Re8 21. Rc3 Bf5 22. Rac1 Rad8 23. Nd2 Rd7 24. g3 Nf8 25. Bg4 Nh7 26. Bxf5 Qxf5 27. Qf3 Qg5 28. h4 Qe7 29. Rc6 Nf6 30. Nf4 g6 31. h5 Kg7 32. hxg6 fxg6 33. Nxd5 Nxd5 34. Qxd5 Bxg3 35. Qg2 Bd6 36. Nc4 Rf8 37. Ne5 Bxe5 38. Qxg6+ Kh8 39. Qxh6+ Kg8 40. dxe5 Qxe5 41. Rg6+ Kf7 42. Rc4 Qa1+ 43. Kg2 Rh8 44. Rf4+ Ke8 45. Re6+ Re7 46. Rxe7+ Kxe7 47. Re4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Saric, Ivan (2666) – Radjabov, Teimour (2734) [C65]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.7), 2015-01-15
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 Bxc4 10. bxc4 O-O 11. Bg5 Be7 12. Be3 Bd6 13. g3 g6 14. Nh4 b5 15. Qg4 Nf6 16. Qf3 Nd7 17. a4 bxc4 18. dxc4 Qe7 19. Rfd1 Qe6 20. Qe2 Rfb8 21. Nf3 Rb4 22. Nd2 a5 23. c3 Rb2 24. Rdb1 Rab8 25. Rxb2 Rxb2 26. Rb1 Rxb1+ 27. Nxb1 Bc5 28. Bh6 Nb6 29. Nd2 Nxa4 30. Nb3 Nxc3 31. Qd3 Bd4 32. Nxa5 Qg4 33. Nxc6 Qxe4 34. Qxe4 Nxe4 35. Kg2 Nd6 36. c5 Bxc5 37. Nxe5 Nf5 38. Bd2 f6 39. Nd7 Bd4 40. Ba5 c6 41. Nb8 c5 42. Nc6 Bb2 43. Bb6 c4 44. Kf3 Kf7 45. g4 Nd6 46. Ke3 Ke6 47. f3 Nb5 48. Nb4 Bc1+ 49. Kf2 Bd2 50. Nc2 Kd5 51. Ke2 Bf4 52. h4 Kc6 53. Bd8 Nc3+ 54. Ke1 Nd5 55. Ke2 Kb5 56. Nd4+ Kb4 57. Ne6 Be5 58. Kd2 c3+ 59. Kd3 Kb5 60. Kc2 Kc4  0 – 1 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 13, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 3.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 3
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 3
4 So, Wesley USA 2762 2.5
5 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 2.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 2
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 2
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 2
9 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 2
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1.5
11 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 1.5
12 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 1
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5

Jobava,Ba (2727) – Saric,Iv (2666) [D43]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. e4 dxe4 9. Nxe4 Bb4+ 10. Ke2 Qe7 11. c5 O-O 12. Qa4 Na6 13. a3 b5 14. Qb3 Ba5 15. Ne5 Nb8 16. Qg3 Bc7 17. Ke3 g5 18. f4 f5 19. h4 Bxe5 20. dxe5 fxe4 21. hxg5 hxg5 22. Rh5 Rf5 23. Be2 Qg7 24. fxg5 Nd7 25. Rah1 Nf8 26. Rh8+ Qxh8 27. Rxh8+ Kxh8 28. Kxe4 Bd7 29. Ke3 Rf7 30. Qh4+ Kg8 31. Qe4 Rc8 32. a4 bxa4 33. Qxa4 Rb8 34. b4 Rf5 35. Bf3 Rxe5+ 36. Kd4 Rxg5 37. Kc3 Rc8 38. Qxa7 Rg7  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov,T (2734) – Ding Liren (2732) [E90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 Nh5 8. g3 f5 9. exf5 gxf5 10. Ng5 Qe8 11. Be2 Nf6 12. Be3 Na6 13. Qd2 Bd7 14. O-O-O h6 15. Nf3 Nc5 16. Nh4 Nce4 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Qc2 Ng5 19. Bd3 e4 20. Be2 Rc8 21. Kb1 c5 22. dxc6 Rxc6 23. Qd2 Be6 24. Bxg5 hxg5 25. Qxg5 Ra6 26. Rd2 b5 27. Rc1 Qf7 28. Ng6 Bf6 29. Qh6 Rb8 30. Nf4 Bxc4 31. Rxc4 bxc4 32. Nd5 Bg7 33. Qg5 c3 34. Bc4 cxd2 35. Nf6+ Kf8 36. Nh7+ Ke8 37. Bxf7+ Kxf7 38. Qxf5+ Kg8 39. Kc2 Rxb2+ 40. Kd1 Rb1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Bg3 Bg7 12. h3 Ne5 13. Be2 Nbc6 14. Nb3 b5 15. a4 b4 16. Nd5 e6 17. Ne3 Bb7 18. Qd2 Qc7 19. O-O-O O-O-O 20. Kb1 Kb8 21. f3 a5 22. h4 Na7 23. Nd4 Ng6 24. hxg5 hxg5 25. Rxh8 Bxh8 26. Bc4 Nf4 27. Bb3 Qc5 28. Nc4 Ba6 29. Bf2 Bxc4 30. Nb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2667) – Carlsen,M (2862) [E60]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. O-O O-O 9. d5 Na5 10. Qc2 c6 11. dxc6 Nxc6 12. Rd1 Bd7 13. Bf4 Qc8 14. Rac1 Bf5 15. e4 Bg4 16. Qb3 Qe6 17. Qxe6 fxe6 18. e5 Nd5 19. Nxd5 exd5 20. Ng5 e6 21. f3 h6 22. fxg4 hxg5 23. Bxg5 Nxe5 24. Bf4 Nc6 25. g5 Bxb2 26. Rc2 Bd4+ 27. Kh1 Rad8 28. Rb1 Rf7 29. Bh3 Re8 30. Re2 e5 31. Rb5 Ref8 32. Be6 exf4 33. Rxb7 f3 34. Rd2 Kg7 35. Bxf7 Rxf7 36. Rxf7+ Kxf7 37. Rd3 f2 38. Kg2 Ke6 39. h4 Bb6 40. Rf3 Ne5 41. Rf6+ Ke7 42. a4 Bd4 43. g4 Nxg4 44. Rf4 Nh2  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – So,W (2762) [C84]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. a3 Nb8 10. a4 b4 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Bxd5 c6 13. Bb3 Nd7 14. d4 a5 15. dxe5 dxe5 16. Qe2 Qc7 17. Be3 c5 18. Bc4 Nb6 19. Bb5 f5 20. exf5 Bxf5 21. c3 bxc3 22. bxc3 Kh8 23. Nd2 Nd5 24. Rac1 Rad8 25. Nc4 Bf6 26. f3 Nf4 27. Bxf4 exf4 28. Nd2 c4 29. Ne4 Rd3 30. Nxf6 Qb6+ 31. Qf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou Yifan (2673) – Giri,A (2784) [C55]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. a4 Kh8 8. h3 Ng8 9. d4 f5 10. dxe5 fxe4 11. Rxe4 Bf5 12. Re1 dxe5 13. Qxd8 Raxd8 14. Nc3 Nb4 15. Rxe5 Nxc2 16. Ra2 Bd6 17. Re2 Nb4 18. Ra1 Nc2 19. Ra2 Nb4 20. Ra1 Nc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [A13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5 8. Nc3 Qc7 9. O-O b6 10. d4 Bb7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. Rfd1 Qc7 15. Rac1 Rc8 16. Qb1 Qb8 17. Ng5 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Qb7+ 19. f3 O-O 20. Nce4 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Qb8 22. Rd1 h6 23. Rxd7 Nxd7 24. Nc5 hxg5 25. Nxd7 Qc7 26. Nxf8 Kxf8 27. Qd3 a5 28. Qe3 Qd8 29. Kf2 Kg8 30. Ke1 Kf8 31. Qe5 Kg8 32. h3 Kf8 33. Qe3 Ke8 34. Qd2 Qf6 35. Qc1 Kd7 36. Qd1+ Kc7 37. Qc2+ Kd6 38. Qd3+ Kc6 39. Qc4+ Kd6 40. Qb5 Kc7 41. Qc4+ Kd6 42. Qb5 Kc7 43. Qe8 Qxb2 44. Qxf7+ Kd6 45. Qf8+ Kd7 46. Qf7+ Kd6 47. Qf8+ Kd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 12, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 2.5
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 2.5
3 So, Wesley USA 2762 2
4 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 2
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 2
6 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 2
7 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 1.5
8 Giri, Anish NED 2784 1.5
9 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 1
10 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1
11 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1
12 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 1
13 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0.5

Ding Liren (2732) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [A41]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 Bf5 4. Nc3 h6 5. g3 Nbd7 6. Bg2 c6 7. d5 c5 8. O-O g5 9. h4 g4 10. Ne1 Bg7 11. e4 Bh7 12. Nd3 a6 13. a4 Qc7 14. Be3 O-O-O 15. Rb1 e6 16. b4 exd5 17. bxc5 dxc4 18. e5 Nxe5 19. Rxb7 Qa5 20. Nxe5 dxe5 21. Qa1 Rd3 22. Qb2  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Van Wely,L (2667) [B45]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Qe2 a6 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. f4 Rc8 10. Kb1 Qc7 11. Nb3 b5 12. g4 b4 13. Na4 e5 14. g5 Bg4 15. Qg2 Bxd1 16. Bxa6 Nd7 17. Rxd1 Ra8 18. Bb5 Be7 19. f5 Qb7 20. c4 O-O 21. f6 Bd8 22. Rxd6 Ncb8 23. Qg4 g6 24. h4 h5 25. Qf3 Bc7 26. Rxd7 Nxd7 27. Bxd7 Rad8 28. Nbc5 Qa8 29. Qd1 Qa7 30. Qd5 Ra8 31. Bd2 Rfd8 32. Bxb4 Ba5 33. a3 Qc7 34. Nc3 Bxb4 35. axb4 Qa7 36. Kc2 Rac8 37. Nb5 Qa1 38. Nd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Caruana,F (2820) [D37]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Ne4 8. Rc1 Nxc3 9. Rxc3 b6 10. c6 Nf6 11. a3 a5 12. Rc2 Ne4 13. Bd3 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Ne5 Bd6 16. Nd7 Bxf4 17. Nxf8 Bxe3 18. Nd7 Bg5 19. Qd3 Ra8 20. a4 Nf6 21. h4 Bh6 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. h5 Bg5 24. O-O Qf4 25. Rd1 Bf6 26. g3 Qg4 27. Qe2 Qh3 28. Rc3 Be7 29. g4 Qh4 30. f4 Bd6 31. Rf1 Qf6 32. Qf2 Rb8 33. Rb3 g6 34. hxg6 hxg6 35. Kg2 Kf8 36. Rh3 Ke7 37. b3 Rh8 38. g5 Qg7 39. Rxh8 Qxh8 40. Rh1 Qg8 41. Rh3 Qg7 42. Kf3 Qg8 43. Kg2 Kd8 44. Qh4 Qe8 45. Rc3 Kc8 46. Kf3 Kb8 47. Qh7 Qf8 48. Kg4 Ka7 49. Rf3 Qe8 50. Qg7 Qxc6 51. Qxf7 Qc1 52. Qxe6 Qg1+ 53. Rg3 Qxd4 54. Qe3 Qh8 55. Rh3 Qc8+ 56. Kh4 Qf8 57. Rf3 Qh8+ 58. Kg3 Qh5 59. Kg2 Qg4+ 60. Kf1 Bc5 61. Qd3 Qg1+ 62. Ke2 Bb4 63. Rf1 Qg4+ 64. Qf3 Qf5 65. Rd1 c6 66. Rh1 Bc5 67. Kf1 Bd6 68. Rh7+ Kb8 69. Qe3 Qxf4+ 70. Qxf4 Bxf4 71. Rg7 Bxg5 72. Rxg6 Be7 73. Rxc6 Bc5 74. Ke2 Kb7 75. Rg6 Kc7 76. Kf3 Kd7 77. Kf4 Bd4 78. Kf5 Ke7 79. Rg4 Bc3 80. Rg3 Bb2 81. Rg2 Bc3 82. Rc2 Ba1 83. Rc6 Bd4 84. Rh6 Kd7 85. Re6 Kc7 86. Kf4 Kd7 87. Rh6 Kc7 88. Kf3 Kd7 89. Ke2 Bc5 90. Kf3 Bd4 91. Rh4 Bc5 92. Rg4 Kd6 93. Rg6+ Kd7 94. Rh6 Bd4 95. Kf4 Kc7 96. Kf5 Kd7 97. Rh4 Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2744) – Carlsen,M (2862) [A41]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 f5 4. b4 Bg7 5. Bb2 a5 6. b5 a4 7. e3 Nf6 8. Be2 c6 9. bxc6 bxc6 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 Qc7 12. Nc3 a3 13. Bc1 Nbd7 14. Rb1 Ne4 15. Nxe4 fxe4 16. Nd2 Nf6 17. Rb3 Bf5 18. Rxa3 h5 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. a3 h4 21. Bb2 h3 22. g3 Qc8 23. Re1 Rb8 24. Bc3 Nh7 25. a4 Ng5 26. Rb1 Ra8 27. Qd1 c5 28. Rb6 Qe6 29. g4 cxd4 30. Bxd4 Bxd4 31. exd4 e3 32. gxf5 gxf5 33. Nf1 exf2+ 34. Kxf2 Ne4+ 35. Ke1 Qf6 36. Qd3 Rxa4 37. Rb1 Qh4+ 38. Ng3 Kf7 39. Qf3 Kg7 40. Qf4 Qxf4 41. Nh5+ Kf7 42. Nxf4 Ng5 43. d5 Kf6 44. Kf2 Ra3 45. Bd3 Ra2+ 46. Kg3 Ra3 47. Re1 Ne4+ 48. Kf3 Ng5+ 49. Ke3 Ra2 50. Re2 Ra3 51. Rf2 Ne4 52. Rf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) – Radjabov,T (2734) [D37]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Nh5 8. Bd3 Nxf4 9. exf4 b6 10. b4 a5 11. a3 c6 12. O-O Qc7 13. g3 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Qe2 Rfa8 16. b5 cxb5 17. c6 Qxc6 18. Nxb5 Rc8 19. Rac1 Qxc1 20. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 21. Kg2 Ra8 22. f5 Rc6 23. h4 a4 24. h5 h6 25. fxe6 fxe6 26. Ne5 Nxe5 27. dxe5 Bc5 28. Qg4 d4 29. Qf3 Rcc8 30. Nc7 d3 31. Nxa8 d2 32. Qd3 Rxa8 33. Qxd2 Bxa3 34. Qa2 Bc5 35. Qxe6+ Kh8 36. Qc6 Ra7 37. Qe8+ Kh7 38. Qg6+ Kh8 39. Qe8+ Kh7 40. Qg6+ Kh8 41. Qe8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2762) – Aronian,L (2797) [C45]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. Nd2 Rb8 9. c4 Nf4 10. Qe3 Ng6 11. f4 f6 12. Qxa7 Rb7 13. Qf2 fxe5 14. f5 Nf4 15. Qf3 Qf7 16. g3 Nh5 17. Be2 Nf6 18. g4 d5 19. g5 e4 20. Qh3 Ng8 21. Bh5 g6 22. fxg6 Bxh3 23. gxf7+ Kd7 24. fxg8=Q Rxg8 25. Rg1 Bd6 26. cxd5 cxd5 27. Bf7 Rf8 28. Bxd5 Rb4 29. g6 hxg6 30. Rxg6 Rd4 31. Bxe4 Re8 32. Kf2 Rf8+ 33. Ke2 Re8 34. Kf2 Rf8+ 35. Ke3 c5 36. Rg7+ Kd8 37. Ke2 Bc8 38. Bf3 Ba6+ 39. Kf2 Rh4 40. Nf1 Kc8 41. Be3 Rh3 42. Nd2 Rxh2+ 43. Kg1 Rxd2 44. Bg4+ Kb8 45. Bxd2 Be5 46. Re7 Bd4+ 47. Be3 Rg8 48. Bxd4 Rxg4+ 49. Kf2 Rxd4 50. Rh1 Bb7 51. Rh8+ Ka7 52. Ke3 Rb4 53. b3 c4 54. Rh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Saric,Iv (2666) – Hou Yifan (2673) [B27]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. e5 Nc6 6. Qa4 Nd5 7. Qe4 Nb6 8. Nc3 Bg7 9. Bf4 d5 10. exd6 Bf5 11. Qe2 O-O 12. O-O-O exd6 13. Rxd6 Qc8 14. Qb5 Re8 15. h4 h5 16. a4 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Re4 18. Be3 Qf8 19. Bc5 Qh6+ 20. Be3 Qf8 21. Bc5 Qh6+ 22. Be3 Rxe3 23. fxe3 Qxe3+ 24. Rd2 a6 25. Qb3 Na5 26. Qb4 Nc6 27. Qa3 Na5 28. Qb4 Nc6 29. Qa3 Na5 30. Qb4 Nc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 11, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 2
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 1.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 1.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 1
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 1
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 1
7 So, Wesley USA 2762 1
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 1
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1
11 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 1
12 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5
13 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 0.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0

Van Wely,L (2667) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [A08]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. d4 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. c4 dxc4 7. Qa4 Bd7 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qd3 c4 10. Qd1 Rc8 11. Re1 Qb6 12. e4 Rd8 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Nc3 Bc8 16. d5 Bc5 17. Qd2 Ne5 18. Nxe5 fxe5 19. b3 cxb3 20. Rab1 Bd4 21. Rxb3 a6 22. Nd1 exd5 23. exd5 O-O 24. a4 Bd7 25. axb5 axb5 26. Nc3 Rc8 27. Reb1 Bxc3 28. Rxc3 Rxc3 29. Qxc3 Qd6 30. h4 Rc8 31. Qb2 Rb8 32. Re1 f6 33. Qc2 Kg7 34. h5 Be8 35. Ra1 Rd8 36. Bh3 Qb6 37. Be6 Bxh5 38. Rc1 Be8 39. Qe4 h5 40. Qb4 Qd6 41. Qa5 Kf8 42. Qa7 Bd7 43. Rc6 Qe7 44. Rc7 Ke8 45. Qa6 b4 46. Qb6 b3 47. Qxb3 Qd6 48. Qc2 e4 49. Bxd7+ Rxd7 50. Qxe4+ Kd8 51. Rxd7+ Qxd7 52. Kh2 Qg4 53. f3 Qg5 54. Kh3 Qc1 55. f4 Qf1+ 56. Kh4 Qd1 57. f5 Qd2 58. Kh3 Qd1 59. Kh2 Qd2+ 60. Kg1 Qd1+ 61. Kg2 Qd2+ 62. Kh3 Qd1 63. d6 Qxd6 64. Qf3 Ke7 65. Qxh5 Qd5 66. Qe2+ Kf7 67. Kg4 Qd4+ 68. Kh5 Qd5 69. Qc2 Qf3+ 70. Kh4 Kg7 71. Qc7+ Kh6 72. Qc1+ Kg7 73. Qc7+ Kh6 74. Qf4+ Qxf4+ 75. gxf4 Kg7 76. Kg3 Kg8 77. Kf3 Kf7 78. Ke4 Ke8 79. Kd4 Kd8 80. Kc5 Kc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Giri,A (2784) [D97]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Nc6 8. Be2 e5 9. d5 Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Qxd4 c6 12. Qc4 b5 13. Qxc6 Bd7 14. Qd6 Re8 15. Bg5 b4 16. Qxb4 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Qxg5 18. O-O Rab8 19. Qd6 Bh3 20. Nf4 Bg4 21. Bxg4 Be5 22. Qd7 Qxf4 23. g3 Qf6 24. Rad1 Bxb2 25. Qa4 Red8 26. Rxd8+ Rxd8 27. Qxa7 Kg7 28. Be2 Rd2 29. Qe3 Qc3 30. Qxc3+ Bxc3 31. Bc4 Bd4 32. Kh1 Rc2 33. Bb3 Rxf2 34. Rd1 Bb6 35. h4 Bc7 36. Rd3 h5 37. a4 Kh6 38. Bc4 f5 39. exf5 Rxf5 40. Kg2 Rc5 41. Bb5 g5 42. hxg5+ Kxg5 43. Kh3 Be5 44. Re3 h4 45. gxh4+ Kf4 46. Rg3 Rc1 47. a5 Rh1+ 48. Kg2 Rg1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – Saric,Iv (2666) [C92]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
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 a5 15. a4 b4 16. cxb4 axb4 17. Bg5 Be7 18. Bc4 Nc5 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Bb5 Rf8 21. Nd2 Ba6 22. Nb3 Bxb5 23. Nxc5 Be8 24. Nd3 Qb8 25. b3 Bg5 26. Nf1 c6 27. Nb2 f5 28. dxc6 Bxc6 29. exf5 d5 30. Ne3 Qb7 31. Nd3 Rae8 32. Qg4 Bxe3 33. fxe3 Bd7 34. Qxb4 Qa8 35. g4 Qa6 36. Nc5 Qd6 37. e4 Rc8 38. Rac1 Rfd8 39. exd5 e4 40. Re3 Qh6 41. Qe1 Bxf5 42. gxf5 Rxd5 43. Nxe4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2862) – So,W (2762) [E46]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. d4 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nge2 d5 6. a3 Be7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 Nb6 10. O-O Re8 11. b3 h6 12. Qc2 Bd7 13. a4 a5 14. Nf4 c6 15. Bb2 Bb4 16. Nd3 Bf5 17. Qd1 Bd6 18. Re1 Nbd7 19. Ba3 Bxa3 20. Rxa3 Nb8 21. Ra2 Na6 22. Rae2 Re7 23. Ne5 Nb4 24. e4 dxe4 25. Nxe4 Bxe4 26. Bxe4 Nxe4 27. Rxe4 Qd5 28. R4e3 b5 29. Ng4 Rxe3 30. Nxe3 Qe4 31. Ng4 Qc2 32. Ne3 Qe4 33. Ng4 Qc2 34. Ne3 Qe4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2727) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [B34]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 Nc6 3. Nbc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. Bf3 Qc4 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. c3 Be6 14. b3 Qxc3 15. Rc1 Qa5 16. Bxc6 Rac8 17. Qe2 Rfd8 18. h3 Bd4 19. Bh6 Bg7 20. Be3 Bd4 21. Bh6 Bg7 22. Be3 Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov,T (2734) – Ivanchuk,V (2715) [A05]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. b3 g6 5. c4 bxc4 6. bxc4 c5 7. Nc3 d6 8. Rb1 Bc6 9. d4 Bg7 10. d5 Bd7 11. O-O O-O 12. e4 Bc8 13. Re1 Nbd7 14. Bb2 Ne8 15. Qc2 Rb8 16. Nb5 Bxb2 17. Rxb2 Rb7 18. Nd2 a6 19. Nc3 Rxb2 20. Qxb2 e5 21. dxe6 fxe6 22. f4 g5 23. Ne2 gxf4 24. gxf4 Qf6 25. Qxf6 Nexf6 26. Bf3 Bb7 27. Kf2 Bc6 28. Rd1 e5 29. Nb3 Bxe4 30. Rxd6 exf4 31. Nxf4 Bxf3 32. Kxf3 Ne5+ 33. Ke2 Nfg4 34. Nd3 Nxc4 35. Re6 Nxh2 36. Nbxc5 a5 37. Ne5 Nxe5 38. Rxe5 Rf2+ 39. Kxf2 Ng4+ 40. Kf3 Nxe5+ 41. Ke4 Nc6 42. a4 Kf7 43. Kf5 h6 44. Kg4 Kg6 45. Kh4 Nd4 46. Nb7 Nb3 47. Kg4 h5+ 48. Kh4 Kh6 49. Nd6 Nd4 50. Nf7+ Kg7 51. Ne5 Kf6 52. Nc4 Nb3 53. Nxa5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou Yifan (2673) – Ding Liren (2732) [B13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 Be6 7. Nge2 dxc4 8. Nf4 Nxd4 9. Nxe6 Nxe6 10. Bxc4 Qxd1+ 11. Rxd1 a6 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. O-O h6 14. Bc1 g5 15. f4 g4 16. Na4 Rc8 17. b4 Kf7 18. Nc5 b6 19. Nd3 Nd7 20. Be3 b5 21. Ne5+ Nxe5 22. fxe5+ Kg6 23. Rd7 Bg7 24. Rxe7 Rhe8 25. Ra7 Rc6 26. Rc1 Rec8 27. Rxc6 Rxc6 28. Bd4 h5 29. a3 Bh6 30. Bc5 Bf4 31. h3 gxh3 32. gxh3 Bxe5 33. Rd7 Bb2 34. Rd3 e5 35. Kf2 e4 36. Rb3 Bc1 37. Rc3 Bb2 38. Rb3 Bc1 39. Rc3 Bg5 40. Ke2 Kf5 41. a4 Be7 42. axb5 axb5 43. Ke3 Bxc5+ 44. bxc5 Ke5 45. Rc1 Kd5 46. Rd1+ Kxc5 47. Kxe4 Re6+ 48. Kf4 b4 49. Rc1+ Kb5 50. Rb1 Rg6 51. Re1 b3 52. Re5+ Kb4 53. Re8 b2 54. Rb8+ Kc3 55. Rc8+ Kb3 56. Rb8+ Kc2 57. Rc8+ Kb1 58. Rh8 Rb6  0 – 1 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 10, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 1
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 1
3 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 1
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 0.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 0.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 0.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2762 0.5
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 0.5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 0.5
10 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 0.5
11 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 0.5
12 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 0
13 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0

Radjabov,T (2734) – Van Wely,L (2667) [B09]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 c5 6. d5 O-O 7. Bd3 e6 8. dxe6 Bxe6 9. f5 gxf5 10. exf5 Bd7 11. O-O Bc6 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Bc4 h6 14. Bh4 Nb6 15. Bb5 Re8 16. Qd3 d5 17. Rae1 Rxe1 18. Rxe1 Nbd7 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. b3 Qa5 21. h3 Qb4 22. Bf2 Nh5 23. Na4 Nhf6 24. Qa6 Qb5 25. Qxb5 cxb5 26. Nxc5 Nxc5 27. Bxc5 Rc8 28. Bxa7 Rxc2 29. a4 bxa4 30. bxa4 Ra2 31. Rb1 Rxa4 32. Rb8+ Kh7 33. Rb7 Kg8 34. Rb8+ Kh7 35. Rb7 Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [B32]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 g6 7. Be3 Be6 8. N1c3 a6 9. Na3 Nf6 10. Be2 Bg7 11. Nc2 Rc8 12. Rc1 O-O 13. O-O Ne7 14. Na3 Nc6 15. Re1 Nd4 16. f3 Qb6 17. Rb1 Nxe2+ 18. Rxe2 Qb4 19. Rd2 Rfd8 20. c5 Qa5 21. Rxd6 Bf8 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Qe2 Bxc5 24. Nc2 Bd4 25. Qe1 b5 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Bg5 dxc3 28. Qxc3 Qxc3 29. bxc3 Bxa2 30. Bxf6 Rd6 31. Be5 Re6 32. Ra1 Rxe5 33. Rxa2 Re6 34. Kf2 Kf8 35. Ke3 Ke7 36. g4 Kd7 37. f4 Rc6 38. Kd4 Kc7 39. f5 Rc4+ 40. Kd5 Kb6 41. Ra3 a5 42. e5 Ra4 43. Rxa4  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) – Hou Yifan (2673) [C13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4 h6 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Nb5 Nb6 9. c3 a6 10. Na3 c5 11. Nf3 Nc6 12. Bd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 O-O 14. O-O f6 15. exf6 Qxf6 16. Rc1 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Qxe5 19. Qb3 Qd6 20. Qc2 Bd7 21. Qc7 Qf6 22. Qxb7 Rfb8 23. Qc7 Qxb2 24. Qd6 Qf6 25. Qxf6 gxf6 26. Rc5 Rc8 27. Ra5 Rc3 28. Rb1 Na4 29. Bb5 Bf5 30. Rb3 Rc1+ 31. Kh2 Nc3 32. Bc6 Rd8 33. Rc5 Nxa2 34. Rxd5 Rf8 35. Rd6 Nc3 36. Nc4 Nb5 37. Bxb5 axb5 38. Ne3 Rc5 39. Nd5 Kh8 40. Nxf6 Re5 41. f3 Re6 42. Ne4 Rb8 43. Rb4 Rxd6 44. Nxd6 Bd7 45. Kg3 Kg7 46. Kf4 Kf6 47. g4 Ra8 48. Rb3 Rb8 49. Ne4+ Ke7 50. Nc5 Bc6 51. Na6 Rf8+ 52. Kg3 Bd5 53. Re3+ Kd6 54. Rd3 Rd8 55. Nb4 Kc5 56. Rxd5+ Rxd5 57. Nxd5 Kxd5 58. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Carlsen,M (2862) [A40]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. e4 d6 4. Nf3 e5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 f6 7. Be3 Nh6 8. h3 Nf7 9. c5 dxc5 10. dxe5 Nfxe5 11. Nxe5 fxe5 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxc6 Bxc6 14. Bxc5 Bf8 15. Bxf8 Rxf8 16. O-O Qxd1 17. Rfxd1 Rd8 18. Rxd8+ Kxd8 19. Rd1+ Ke7 20. Nd5+ Bxd5 21. Rxd5 Ke6 22. f3 c6 23. Rd3 Rf7 24. Kf2 Rd7 25. Rxd7 Kxd7 26. h4 c5 27. g3 b5 28. b3 Ke6 29. Ke3 h6 30. f4 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding Liren (2732) – Caruana,F (2820) [D78]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. b3 dxc4 8. bxc4 c5 9. Bb2 Qb6 10. Qc1 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nc6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Nd2 Bf5 14. Nb3 Rac8 15. e4 Be6 16. e5 Nd7 17. Re1 c5 18. Nd2 Qa6 19. Re3 Rb8 20. Ra3 Qb6 21. Rb3 Qc7 22. f4 Nb6 23. Rb1 Rbd8 24. Bc3 Qd7 25. Bf1 Bf5 26. Ra1 f6 27. exf6 exf6 28. Rb5 Na4 29. Nb3 Nxc3 30. Qxc3 Be4 31. f5 Qxf5 32. Re1 Rfe8 33. Rxc5 Qd7 34. Qc1 f5 35. Qf4 Re7 36. h4 a5 37. Rxa5 Bc3 38. Rd5 Qa7+ 39. Kh2 Rxd5 40. cxd5 Bxe1  0 – 1 (view game)

Saric,Iv (2666) – Aronian,L (2797) [C50]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. c3 Nf6 6. d4 Bb6 7. a4 a6 8. dxe5 Nxe5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. Qxd8+ Kxd8 11. a5 Ba7 12. Nd2 Ke7 13. b3 Bc5 14. b4 Bd6 15. Re1 Rd8 16. Bf1 Kf8 17. Nc4 Ne8 18. f4 exf4 19. Nxd6 Nxd6 20. Bxf4 Be6 21. Rad1 Rd7 22. c4 Rad8 23. c5 Nb5 24. Rxd7 Bxd7 25. Rd1 Ke8 26. Bc4 Be6 27. Rxd8+ Kxd8 28. Bxb5 axb5 29. c6 bxc6 30. Be3 Kc8 31. Bc5 Kb7 32. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2762) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 h5 9. Nd5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Nbd7 11. Be2 g6 12. Qd2 Bg7 13. O-O b6 14. Rae1 O-O 15. c4 Rc8 16. h3 Nh7 17. Na1 a5 18. Nc2 Bf6 19. Na3 Bh4 20. Rb1 f5 21. Nb5 f4 22. Bf2 Bxf2+ 23. Rxf2 Nc5 24. Qc2 Qf6 25. b3 Ng5 26. Bd3 Kg7 27. a3 Nf7 28. b4 Nxd3 29. Qxd3 Qf5 30. Qxf5 gxf5 31. Rc2 Kf6 32. bxa5 bxa5 33. Na7 Rb8 34. Rb5 a4 35. Nc6 Rbc8 36. c5 dxc5 37. Rb6 Nd6 38. Na5 Ke7 39. Nc6+ Kf6 40. Na7 Rcd8 41. Rxc5 e4 42. Ra5 Rd7 43. Raa6 Ke5 44. Nc6+ Kxd5 45. Ra5+ Ke6 46. fxe4 fxe4 47. Rxh5 Rf6 48. Nd4+ Ke7 49. Nc6+ Ke6 50. Nd4+ Ke7 51. Re5+ Kf7 52. Rd5 Ke8 53. Rb8+ Kf7 54. Nb5 Ke6 55. Nc3 f3 56. Rb6 Rg6 57. g4 Rh6 58. Kh2 f2 59. Rf5 e3 60. Kg2 Rc7 61. Nd5 Kd7 62. Re5 Rc5 63. Rb1 Nc4 64. Rf5 Kd6 65. Rb8 Re6 66. Rd8+ Kc6 67. Rc8+ Kd6 68. Rd8+ Kc6 69. Rc8+ Kd6 70. Rd8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Viswanathan Anand wins the 6th London Chess Classic 2014

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 14, 2014 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 7
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 7
3 Giri, Anish NED 2768 7
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 6
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 4
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 4

Giri,A (2768) – Kramnik,V (2769) [E06]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (5), 2014-12-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Be4 11. Qc1 c6 12. a4 Nbd7 13. Nc3 Bg6 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nd5 16. axb5 axb5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Rxa8 Qxa8 19. Qc7 Re8 20. Rc1 b4 21. Bf3 h6 22. Kg2 b3 23. Qd7 Bc2 24. Ra1 Qc8 25. Qa4 Qb8 26. e4 d4 27. Qxd4 Rd8 28. Qc3 Qb7 29. Be1 Rc8 30. Ra7 Qxa7 31. Qxc8+ Kh7 32. Qc4 Bc5 33. Be2 Bd4 34. Bd3 Qa1 35. Qxd4 Qxe1 36. Bc4 Bxe4+ 37. f3 Bc2 38. Bd3+ g6 39. Bc4 g5 40. g4 h5 41. gxh5 Kh6 42. Qd8 Qxe5 43. Qf8+ Qg7 44. Qxg7+ Kxg7 45. h4 Kh6 46. hxg5+ Kxh5 47. Kf2 Kxg5 48. Ke3 Kf5 49. f4 Kg4 50. Bb5 Kf5 51. Bc4 Kg6 52. Kf2 Kf6 53. Kf3 Kg6 54. Kf2 Bd1 55. Ke3 Kf5 56. Bb5 Kg4 57. Be8 f6 58. Bd7 Kf5 59. Bb5 Bc2 60. Bd7 Bb1 61. Ba4 Bc2 62. Bd7 Bb1 63. Ba4 Bc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2829) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (5), 2014-12-14
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 Be6 11. g4 Ne7 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. Re1 h5 14. e6 fxe6 15. Nxe6 Bxe6 16. Rxe6 Kd7 17. Re2 hxg4 18. hxg4 Ng6 19. Bg5 Bd6 20. Ne4 Rh7 21. Nxd6 cxd6 22. f4 Rah8 23. Rae1 c5 24. a4 a6 25. Rg2 Rh3 26. Re4 b5 27. axb5 axb5 28. f5 Ne5 29. Bf4 Nf3+ 30. Kf1 g5 31. fxg6 Rg8 32. Rge2 Nd4 33. Re7+ Kc6 34. Kg2 Rh4 35. Kg3 Rh1 36. R2e6 Nxe6 37. Rxe6 Kd5 38. Rxd6+ Ke4 39. Re6+ Kd5 40. Re5+ Kd4 41. Rg5 Ke4 42. Re5+ Kd4 43. c3+ Kc4 44. Be3 Rxg6 45. Rxc5+ Kd3 46. Bf2 Rgh6 47. g5 R6h3+ 48. Kg4 R3h2 49. Rd5+ Kc2 50. Bd4 Kxb2 51. Rxb5+ Kc2 52. Kf5 Rg2 53. Kf6 Rh3 54. Rc5 Rhg3 55. Kg6 Kd3 56. Bf6 Rg1 57. Rc8 R3g2 58. Kf5 Rf1+ 59. Ke6 Rfg1 60. Rc5 Re2+ 61. Kf7 Reg2 62. Kg6 Rg3 63. Bd4 R1g2 64. Bf6 Rg1 65. Rc7 R3g2 66. Rc8 Rg3 67. c4 Rg4 68. c5 Kc4 69. Be7 Re4 70. Bf6 Kd5 71. c6 Kd6 72. Kf7 Rf4 73. Kg7 Rc4 74. Kf7 Rxc6 75. Rd8+ Kc7 76. Rf8 Rf1 77. Kg7 Kd7 78. Rf7+ Ke6 79. Re7+ Kf5 80. Re5+ Kg4 81. Kg6 Rc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2745) – Anand,V (2793) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (5), 2014-12-14
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. Rd1 Be7 12. g3 b6 13. a4 Bb7 14. a5 c5 15. Nd5 Bd8 16. Bg5 Rf8 17. c4 Bxd5 18. Rxd5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 Ke7 20. Kg2 Nd4 21. Rd1 Rad8 22. Nf3 c6 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Ng5 b5 25. cxb5 cxb5 26. Ne4 Nc6 27. Rxd8 Kxd8 28. e6 fxe6 29. Nxc5 Ke7 30. Nb3 Kd6 31. Kf3 Kd5 32. Kf4 Kc4 33. Nc1 Nxa5 34. Kg5 Nb3 35. Ne2 b4 36. Kxh5 a5  0 – 1 (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 13, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 6
2 Giri, Anish NED 2768 6
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 4
5 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 4
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 3

Anand, Viswanathan (2793) – Giri, Anish (2768) [D37]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (4.1), 2014-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 Bb4 6. Bxc4 Nxe4 7. O-O Nxc3 8. bxc3 Be7 9. Ne5 O-O 10. Qg4 Nc6 11. Re1 f5 12. Qf3 Nxe5 13. Rxe5 Kh8 14. h3 Bd6 15. Re2 h6 16. Bd2 Qe7 17. Rae1 Rf6 18. Bb3 a5 19. c4 a4 20. Bc2 Bb4 21. Bc3 Bxc3 22. Qxc3 Bd7 23. d5 Qd6 24. Re5 exd5 25. Rxd5 Qc6 26. Qb4 Be6 27. Rc5 Qb6 28. Rb1 Bg8 29. Rxf5 Qxb4 30. Rxb4 Rxf5 31. Bxf5 a3 32. Bd3 Rd8 33. Rb3 b5 34. Rxa3 Bxc4 35. Bxc4 bxc4 36. Rc3 Rd1+ 37. Kh2 Rd2 38. a4 Rxf2 39. Rxc4 Ra2 40. Kg3 Kh7 41. Kf3 Kg6 42. h4 c5 43. Rxc5 Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) – Caruana, Fabiano (2829) [D91]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (4.2), 2014-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bf4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9. e3 cxd4 10. cxd4 O-O 11. Be2 Qa5+ 12. Qd2 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 Nc6 14. Rhc1 Rd8 15. Rc5 Bf5 16. Rac1 Be4 17. Bd3 Bd5 18. Bc4 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nxd4 20. exd4 Rxd4+ 21. Ke3 Rxf4 22. Kxf4 Bh6+ 23. Rg5 Kf8 24. Kg4 f6 25. f4 fxg5 26. fxg5 Bg7 27. Be6 Be5 28. h4 Kg7 29. h5 gxh5+ 30. Kxh5 Rf8 31. Rc8 Rxc8 32. Bxc8 b5 33. Ba6 b4 34. Kg4 h6 35. gxh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Adams, Michael (2745) [D30]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (4.3), 2014-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Qc2 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e3 c5 8. cxd5 cxd4 9. Bb5+ Bd7 10. dxe6 Qa5+ 11. Nbd2 Qxb5 12. exd7+ Nxd7 13. Qe4+ Kf8 14. Nxd4 Qxb2 15. Rb1 Qxa2 16. Qxb7 Rd8 17. Qb4+ Kg8 18. O-O a5 19. Qc3 Qd5 20. Qc7 Nf8 21. Rb5 Qd7 22. Qxd7 Rxd7 23. N2f3 Bxd4 24. Nxd4 Ne6 25. Nxe6 fxe6 26. Rxa5 Kf7 27. g4 Rc8 28. Rb1 Rc2 29. Ra8 Rc4 30. h3 h5 31. gxh5 Rh4 32. Rh8 Kf6 33. Kh2 Rd5 34. Rf8+ Ke7 35. Rf3 Rf5 36. Rxf5 exf5 37. Rg1 Kf6 38. Rg6+ Kf7 39. Rg5 Kf6 40. f4  1 – 0 (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 13, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2768 5
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 4
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 3
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 2
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 2

Adams, Michael (2745) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (3.1), 2014-12-12
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. g3 Bc4 15. Rfe1 Rg6 16. Nce4 Rd8 17. Rxd8+ Bxd8 18. b3 Bd5 19. c4 Bxg5 20. Nxg5 Be6 21. Kg2 c5 22. Nxe6 Rxe6 23. Rd1 Nd4 24. g4 hxg4 25. hxg4 Ra6 26. Rd2 Ra3 27. Be3 a5 28. Bxd4 cxd4 29. Kf3 a4 30. Rb2 axb3 31. axb3 Ra1 32. Ke4 Rd1 33. b4 Ke7 34. Rb3 b6 35. b5 Rg1 36. Rg3 Rf1 37. f4 g5 38. f5 Rf4+ 39. Kd5 Kd7 40. c5 bxc5 41. Kxc5 Re4 42. Kd5 Re3 43. Rg2 d3 44. Rd2 Rg3 45. Rd1 Rxg4 46. Rxd3 Rf4 47. f6 Rf1 48. e6+ Ke8 49. exf7+ Kxf7 50. Rc3 Rf5+ 51. Kc6 g4 52. Rg3 Rg5 53. Kxc7 Rxb5 54. Rxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2829) – Giri, Anish (2768) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (3.2), 2014-12-12
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. Nc3 Ke8 10. Ne2 b6 11. Rd1 Bb7 12. b3 Rc8 13. Bb2 Be7 14. Ned4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Rg8 16. Nf5 c5 17. c4 Be4 18. Ng3 Bg6 19. f4 h5 20. f5 h4 21. fxg6 hxg3 22. gxf7+ Kxf7 23. hxg3 Ke6 24. Kf2 Rcd8 25. Ke2 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Rh8 27. Bc3 c6 28. Bd2 Re8 29. Rh1 Kxe5 30. Bc3+ Kf5 31. Kf3 Kg6 32. Rd1 Rd8 33. Rxd8 Bxd8 34. Be5 Kf7 35. Kf4 a6 36. Bb8 Ke6 37. g4 b5 38. Be5 g6 39. Ke4 Be7 40. Bf4 Bf8 41. Be3 Bd6 42. Bf4 Bf8 43. Be3 Bd6 44. Bf4 Bf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Anand, Viswanathan (2793) [C52]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (3.3), 2014-12-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 d6 7. Qb3 Qd7 8. dxe5 Bb6 9. a4 Na5 10. Qa2 Nxc4 11. Qxc4 Ne7 12. exd6 cxd6 13. O-O O-O 14. Qd3 Ng6 15. a5 Bc5 16. Be3 Re8 17. Nbd2 Bxe3 18. Qxe3 d5 19. Rfe1 dxe4 20. Nxe4 Qe7 21. Nd6 Qxe3 22. fxe3 Rd8 23. Red1 Rb8 24. Rd4 Be6 25. c4 b6 26. axb6 axb6 27. Ra7 h6 28. h3 Ra8 29. Rb7 Rdb8 30. Rc7 Ra5 31. Kh2 Rc5 32. Ra7 Kf8 33. g4 Ra5 34. Rc7 Rc5 35. Ra7 Ra5 36. Rc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 12, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2768 4
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 4
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 3
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 2
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 1

Giri, Anish (2768) – Adams, Michael (2745) [E01]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (2.1), 2014-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. Qc2 c5 8. dxc5 c3 9. bxc3 Bxc5 10. O-O Qc7 11. Ne4 Nxe4 12. Qxe4 Nd7 13. Bf4 Bd6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. Rfd1 Qc7 16. Qb4 Nf6 17. Nd4 a6 18. Nb3 a5 19. Qc5 Qb8 20. Rab1 b6 21. Qd6 Nd5 22. Qxb8 Rxb8 23. Bxd5 exd5 24. Nxa5 Bf5 25. Nc6 Bxb1 26. Nxb8 Bxa2 27. Nd7 Re8 28. Nxb6 Rxe2 29. c4 Kf8 30. Rxd5 Bb1 31. Rd8+ Ke7 32. Rd1 Bc2 33. Nc8+ Kf6 34. Rd6+ Kg5 35. Kf1 Re8 36. Rd5+ Kf6 37. Nd6 Ra8 38. Ke2 Ra1 39. Ne8+ Kg6 40. Rd6+ f6 41. Rd7 Kh6 42. Nxg7 Ra2 43. Ke3 Ra5 44. Re7 Rc5 45. Kd4 Re5 46. Rxe5 fxe5+ 47. Kc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [E92]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (2.2), 2014-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Be3 Ng4 10. Bd2 f5 11. h3 Nf6 12. exf5 gxf5 13. Qc1 f4 14. g3 e4 15. Nh4 e3 16. fxe3 fxg3 17. Ng6 Rf7 18. Qc2 Nfd7 19. O-O-O Ne5 20. Rhf1 Rxf1 21. Rxf1 Bxh3 22. Rg1 Qf6 23. Rxg3 Nxg6 24. Rxg6 Qf7 25. Rg3 Bf5 26. e4 Bg6 27. Bg4 Qf1+ 28. Nd1 Be5 29. Bh3 Qf6 30. Rg1 Kh7 31. Bf5 Bxf5 32. exf5 Nd7 33. Rg6 Qf7 34. Rxh6+ Kg8 35. Rg6+ Kf8 36. Nf2 b5 37. Ng4 bxc4 38. Qxc4 Qxf5 39. Rg8+ Ke7 40. Bg5+ Bf6 41. Qe2+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2793) – Caruana, Fabiano (2829) [D37]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (2.3), 2014-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Ne4 8. Rc1 Nxc3 9. Rxc3 b6 10. b4 a5 11. a3 axb4 12. axb4 bxc5 13. bxc5 Nf6 14. Nd2 Nd7 15. Nf3 Nf6 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. Nf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 10, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 1
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 0.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 0.5
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 0.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2768 0.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 0

Kramnik,V (2769) – Anand,V (2793) [D44]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (1), 2014-12-10
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. g3 Bb7 12. Bg2 Qb6 13. exf6 O-O-O 14. O-O c5 15. d5 b4 16. Na4 Qb5 17. a3 Nb8 18. axb4 cxb4 19. Qg4 Bxd5 20. Rfc1 Nc6 21. Bxd5 Rxd5 22. Rxc4 Rxg5 23. Qd4 Kb8 24. Rxc6 Rxg3+ 25. fxg3 Qxc6 26. Rd1 Qc7 27. b3 Kc8 28. Qe4 Kb8 29. Qd4 Kc8 30. Qd3 Bc5+ 31. Nxc5 Qxc5+ 32. Kf1 Qc3 33. Qxc3+ bxc3 34. h4 e5 35. Ke2 c2 36. Rc1 Kd7 37. Rxc2 Ke6 38. Rc6+ Kf5 39. Kf3 e4+ 40. Ke3 Rb8 41. Rc5+ Kxf6 42. Kxe4 Rxb3 43. Ra5 Rxg3 44. Kf4 Rg1 45. Rxa7 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2745) – Caruana,F (2829) [C90]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (1), 2014-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8.
d3 d6 9. c3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. Nbd2 Nc6 12. Nf1 h6 13. Ne3 Re8 14. a4 Be6
15. h3 Bf8 16. Nh2 b4 17. Bb3 Rb8 18. Bc4 bxc3 19. bxc3 d5 20. Bxa6 Qa5 21.
c4 Qxa6 22. exd5 Bxd5 23. cxd5 Nb4 24. Ra3 Nfxd5 25. Neg4 f6 26. Nf1 Rbd8
27. Ng3 c4 28. Nxh6+ gxh6 29. Qg4+ Kh8 30. dxc4 Ne7 31. Qh5 Ng8 32. Nf5 Qb7
33. Rg3 Qh7 34. Nh4 Ne7 35. Ba3 Nbc6 36. Kh2 Bg7 37. Bxe7 Nxe7 38. Rd1 Qg8
39. Rb1 Rb8 40. Rd1 Red8 41. c5 Rxd1 42. Qxd1 Rb4 43. Qd7 Rxh4 44. Qxe7 Rd4
45. c6 Qf8 46. Qb7 Rb4 47. Qd7 Rd4 48. Qb7 Rb4 49. Rc3 f5 50. Qd7 Rd4 51.
Qe6 Rd6 52. Qxd6 Qxd6 53. c7 e4+ 54. g3 Bxc3 55. c8=Q+ Kh7 56. Qxc3 f4 57.
gxf4 Qxf4+ 58. Qg3 Qd2 59. Qc7+ Kg6 60. Qb6+ Kh7 61. Qb7+ Kh8 62. Qa8+ Kg7
63. Qxe4 Kf6 64. Qf3+ Kg6 65. Kg2 Qa2 66. Qe4+ Kf6 67. Qf4+ Kg6 68. Qd6+
Kg7 69. Qe5+ Kh7 70. a5 Qg8+ 71. Kh2 Qf7 72. Qe4+ Kg7 73. a6 1-0 1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2775) – Giri,A (2768) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (1), 2014-12-10
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. Re2 Nf6 12. Ne3 Re8 13. b3 Bf8 14. Bb2 Re6 15. c4 c6 16. Re1 d5 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Bc4 Nxe3 19. fxe3 Rh6 20. Rf1 Be6 21. Bxe6 Rxe6 22. Qf3 Qe8 23. Rf2 Rd8 24. Raf1 Rd7 25. Qf5 Red6 26. Qc2 Rh6 27. g3 c5 28. Rf5 b6 29. R1f2 Re6 30. Qc3 Red6 31. Qc2 Re6 32. Qc3 Red6 33. Qc2 Re6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the World Chess Championship 2014

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 23, 2014 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 6.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 4.5

Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792) [C67]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (11), 2014-11-23
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 Bd7 10. Nc3 h6 11. b3 Kc8 12. Bb2 c5 13. Rad1 b6 14. Rfe1 Be6 15. Nd5 g5 16. c4 Kb7 17. Kh2 a5 18. a4 Ne7 19. g4 Ng6 20. Kg3 Be7 21. Nd2 Rhd8 22. Ne4 Bf8 23. Nef6 b5 24. Bc3 bxa4 25. bxa4 Kc6 26. Kf3 Rdb8 27. Ke4 Rb4 28. Bxb4 cxb4 29. Nh5 Kb7 30. f4 gxf4 31. Nhxf4 Nxf4 32. Nxf4 Bxc4 33. Rd7 Ra6 34. Nd5 Rc6 35. Rxf7 Bc5 36. Rxc7+ Rxc7 37. Nxc7 Kc6 38. Nb5 Bxb5 39. axb5+ Kxb5 40. e6 b3 41. Kd3 Be7 42. h4 a4 43. g5 hxg5 44. hxg5 a3 45. Kc3  1 – 0 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 22, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 5.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 4.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2792) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [D97]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (10), 2014-11-21
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 Re8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Be3 Bf5 14. Rad1 Ne4 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 16. Qc1 Qf6 17. Bxh6 Qxb2 18. Qxb2 Bxb2 19. Ng5 Bd4 20. Nxe4 Rxe4 21. Bf3 Re7 22. d6 Rd7 23. Bf4 Nb4 24. Rd2 Re8 25. Rc1 Re6 26. h4 Be5 27. Bxe5 Rxe5 28. Bxb7 Rxb7 29. d7 Nc6 30. d8=Q+ Nxd8 31. Rxd8+ Kg7 32. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 20, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 4

Carlsen, Magnus (2863) – Anand, Viswanathan (2792) [C67]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (9), 2014-11-20
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. Ne2 b6 12. Rd1 Ba6 13. Nf4 Bb7 14. e6 Bd6 15. exf7+ Kxf7 16. Ng5+ Kf6 17. Ne4+ Kf7 18. Ng5+ Kf6 19. Ne4+ Kf7 20. Ng5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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