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Viswanathan Anand wins the Zurich Chess Classical 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 19, 2015 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 3.5
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2776 3
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 2
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 2
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 2

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [C53]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (5.1), 2015-02-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Nbd2 a6 7. Bb3 Be6 8. Bxe6 fxe6 9. O-O O-O 10. b4 Ba7 11. a4 Nh5 12. Nb3 Qe8 13. Qe2 Nf4 14. Bxf4 Rxf4 15. b5 Ne7 16. d4 exd4 17. Nbxd4 Ng6 18. bxa6 bxa6 19. Qc4 Rxe4 20. Qxc7 Qc8 21. Qxd6 Bc5 22. Qc6 Qxc6 23. Nxc6 Rc4 24. Ncd4 Nf4 25. g3 Bxd4 26. Nxd4 e5 27. gxf4 exd4 28. cxd4 Rxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2776) – Aronian, Levon (2777) [C67]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (5.2), 2015-02-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. a4 Be7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. d4 e4 9. Nxe4 Nxe4 10. Rxe4 a6 11. Bd3 d5 12. Re3 Nb4 13. Bf1 Bf5 14. c3 Nc6 15. Bd3 Qd7 16. Qc2 Bxd3 17. Qxd3 Rfe8 18. Bd2 Bf6 19. Rxe8+ Rxe8 20. b4 Ne7 21. Bf4 Nc8 22. Nd2 Nd6 23. Bxd6 Qxd6 24. Nb3 c6 25. Nc5 Qb8 26. Nd7 Qd8 27. Nc5 Qb8 28. Qg3 Be7 29. Qxb8 Rxb8 30. Nb3 Kf8 31. a5 Ke8 32. Re1 Kd7 33. g3 Bd6 34. Kg2 Re8 35. Rxe8 Kxe8 36. Nc5 Bxc5 37. bxc5 Ke7 38. g4 g5 39. f4 f6 40. Kf3 Kd7 41. f5 Kc7 42. Ke2 Kd7 43. c4 Kc7 44. h3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2760) – Anand, Viswanathan (2797) [A22]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (5.3), 2015-02-18
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Nf3 e4 5. Nd4 O-O 6. Bg2 Re8 7. O-O Nc6 8. Nc2 Bxc3 9. dxc3 h6 10. c5 b6 11. cxb6 axb6 12. b3 d5 13. Bb2 Be6 14. Qc1 Na5 15. c4 dxc4 16. Rd1 Qe7 17. b4 Nc6 18. b5 Na5 19. Ba3 c5 20. bxc6 Qc7 21. Nd4 Nxc6 22. Nb5 Qe5 23. Rb1 Red8 24. Rxd8+ Rxd8 25. Bb2 Qg5 26. Qxg5 hxg5 27. Bxf6 gxf6 28. Bxe4 Ne7 29. Kf1 f5 30. Bc2 Kg7 31. Nc3 Rh8 32. Kg1 Rd8 33. Kf1 Nd5 34. Rd1 Kf6 35. Ke1 Rd7 36. Nxd5+ Rxd5 37. Rxd5 Bxd5 38. Kd2 c3+ 39. Kxc3 Bxa2 40. Kb4 Ke5 41. Kb5 f4 42. Kxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 Round 4

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 3
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2776 2.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 1.5
5 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 1.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 1.5

Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [A05]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (4.1), 2015-02-17
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. e4 Be7 6. Nc3 d6 7. d3 O-O 8. h3 Bd7 9. Nd2 Nd4 10. a4 Nc6 11. Nc4 Nb4 12. f4 exf4 13. Bxf4 Be6 14. Ne3 d5 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. exf5 Bd6 17. Ne2 h6 18. c3 Nc6 19. g4 Re8 20. Qd2 Bxf4 21. Nxf4 d4 22. Qf2 Qd6 23. Rae1 Rad8 24. c4 b6 25. Bxc6 Qxc6 26. b3 a6 27. Qg3 Rxe1 28. Rxe1 Re8 29. Rxe8+ Qxe8 30. Kf2 b5 31. axb5 axb5 32. Qf3 bxc4 33. bxc4 Qe5 34. Qg3 Qb8 35. Ne2 Qb1 36. Qf3 Kh7 37. h4 h5 38. gxh5 Qc2 39. Ke1 Qb1+ 40. Kf2 Qb2 41. Kg3 Kh6 42. Qf4+ Kh7 43. Qf3 Kh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2797) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2776) [D37]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (4.2), 2015-02-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 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. Re1 Bf6 15. Kg2 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Rfb8 17. h4 Qa7 18. Ne2 g6 19. Rab1 axb4 20. axb4 Qa2 21. Rec1 bxc5 22. bxc5 h5 23. Ne5 Nxe5 24. fxe5 Bg7 25. Rb6 Rc8 26. Nc3 Qa7 27. Rcb1 Qd7 28. R1b4 Bh6 29. Na4 Qd8 30. Ra6 Kg7 31. Rb7 Rxa6 32. Qxa6 g5 33. Qe2 g4 34. Qa6 Qg8 35. Nb6 Rf8 36. Nd7 Qh7 37. Nxf8 Qe4+ 38. Kh2 Kxf8 39. Rb8+ Kg7 40. Qc8 Kg6 41. Qh8  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [D56]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (4.3), 2015-02-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Be2 Nd7 11. O-O Nxc3 12. Rxc3 dxc4 13. Rxc4 e5 14. Qc2 a5 15. Rc1 Re8 16. a3 Nb6 17. Rc5 Nd7 18. Rc3 exd4 19. Nxd4 Nf6 20. Rc4 Bd7 21. Bf3 Red8 22. Qb3 Be8 23. Nf5 Qe6 24. Nd4 Qe7 25. Qc3 Nd7 26. Be2 g6 27. Qb3 Rab8 28. Nf3 Ne5 29. Nxe5 Qxe5 30. Qc2 b6 31. b4 axb4 32. axb4 Rd6 33. h3 Rbd8 34. Qc3 Qxc3 35. R4xc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2776 2.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 2
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 1.5
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 1
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 1
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 1

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [A14]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (3.1), 2015-02-16
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 a5 11. Nc3 Na6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. e4 Nb4 14. Rfd1 g6 15. h4 Bg7 16. Rd2 Rc8 17. Rad1 Qe7 18. d5 Bd7 19. Bh3 exd5 20. Nxd5 Nxd5 21. Bxd7 Nb6 22. Qc2 Rcd8 23. Qxc7 Nxa4 24. e5 Nc5 25. Rd5 b6 26. Qc6 Rxd7 27. Rxd7 Nxd7 28. Rxd7 Qe8 29. Qd5 h6 30. Rb7 Qd8 31. Qb5 g5 32. hxg5 hxg5 33. Rxb6 g4 34. Nh4 Qd1+ 35. Kg2 Qd4 36. Qc6 Qxe5 37. Qc4 Qd4 38. Qxd4 Bxd4 39. Rb5 Ra8 40. Nf5 Bg7 41. Ne3 a4 42. Nxg4 Rd8 43. Ra5 Rd4 44. Ne3 Rd2 45. Nf1 Rd4 46. Rb5 Bf8 47. Ne3 Rb4 48. Rg5+ Kh7 49. Rh5+ Kg8 50. Ra5 Rxb2 51. Rxa4 Bc5 52. Nd1 Rd2 53. Ra1 Kg7 54. Kf1 Kg6 55. Rb1 f5 56. Ke1 Rc2 57. Rb8 Kf6 58. Rh8 Bb4+ 59. Kf1 Rd2 60. Ne3 Bc5 61. Rh6+ Kg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Anand, Viswanathan (2797) [A07]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (3.2), 2015-02-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 c6 5. c4 dxc4 6. Na3 b5 7. Nxb5 cxb5 8. Nh4 Bd7 9. Bxa8 Nc6 10. Bxc6 Bxc6 11. O-O Qd5 12. f3 Qxd4+ 13. Kh1 Qxd1 14. Rxd1 e6 15. Rb1 Nf6 16. Be3 O-O 17. Ng2 Nd5 18. Bd4 e5 19. Bxa7 c3 20. Ne1 e4 21. Bd4 exf3 22. exf3 Re8 23. Bxg7 Kxg7 24. Nc2 Ne3 25. Re1 Nxc2 26. Rxe8 Bxe8 27. bxc3 Na3 28. Rd1 Nc4 29. Kg1 Kf6 30. Rd4 h5 31. Kf2 Ne5 32. h3 g5 33. f4 gxf4 34. gxf4 Ng6 35. c4 bxc4 36. Rxc4 Bd7 37. a4 Bxh3 38. a5 Be6 39. Rd4 Ne7 40. a6 Nc8 41. Kg3 Bg4 42. Rc4 Kg6 43. Rc7 f6 44. a7 Nxa7 45. Rxa7 Bf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2776) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [A33]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (3.3), 2015-02-16
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Ndb5 Ne5 8. Bf4 Nfg4 9. Qa4 g5 10. Bxe5 Qxf2+ 11. Kd1 Nxe5 12. Nc7+ Kd8 13. Nxa8 Qd4+ 14. Kc2 Nxc4 15. e4 Ne3+ 16. Kb3 Qd2 17. a3 Qc2+ 18. Ka2 Qxa4 19. Nxa4 Nxf1 20. Rhxf1 b5 21. N4b6 axb6 22. Nxb6 Bb7 23. Rxf7 Bc6 24. Rd1 Be7 25. Rf3 Kc7 26. Nxd7 Rd8 27. Rc3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 Round 2

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 1.5
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2776 1.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 1
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 1
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 0.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 0.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2797) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [D36]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (1.1), 2015-02-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 Be7 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Nf3 Nh5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. O-O-O Nb6 11. Ne5 Nf6 12. Bd3 Ng4 13. Nf3 Be6 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. h3 Nf6 16. Nd2 Kb8 17. Nb3 Ne8 18. Nc5 Nd6 19. f3 f5 20. g4 Bc8 21. Rde1 Rhf8 22. Qh2 Qc7 23. Rhf1 Rde8 24. b3 g6 25. Bc2 Re7 26. Rf2 Rfe8 27. Rfe2 Nd7 28. Nd3 Nf7 29. Qxc7+ Kxc7 30. gxf5 gxf5 31. Nf4 Nf6 32. h4 Nh8 33. Kc1 Ng6 34. Ng2 Nh5 35. Rg1 a5 36. Kd2 Rg7 37. Ne1 h6 38. Reg2 Reg8 39. Ne2 Kd6 40. a3 b6 41. b4 axb4 42. axb4 Ne7 43. Rxg7 Rxg7 44. Rxg7 Nxg7 45. Nf4 c5 46. bxc5+ bxc5 47. dxc5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [D47]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (1.2), 2015-02-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. e4 b4 10. Na4 c5 11. e5 Nd5 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Nxc5 Bxc5 14. O-O Be7 15. Qe2 Qb6 16. Ng5 h6 17. Ne4 Rd8 18. Qf3 Ba6 19. Rd1 O-O 20. Qg3 Kh8 21. Qh3 Kg8 22. Bxh6 gxh6 23. Qxh6 f5 24. Qg6+ Kh8 25. Qh6+ Kg8 26. Qg6+ Kh8 27. Qh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2776) [B90]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (1.3), 2015-02-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg5 Be7 10. a4 Nc5 11. Bg2 Be6 12. a5 b5 13. axb6 Qxb6 14. b3 O-O 15. O-O a5 16. Qd2 Rfc8 17. Rfd1 a4 18. bxa4 Bc4 19. a5 Qd8 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. Qxd6 Qxd6 22. Rxd6 Nb7 23. Rd2 Rxa5 24. Rb1 Nc5 25. Nd5 Bd8 26. h4 Ra3 27. Nec3 Rca8 28. Rdd1 Ba5 29. Nb5 Ra2 30. Bf3 g6 31. Ne7+ Kg7 32. Nc6 Na4 33. Nd6 Be6 34. Rb7 Rxc2 35. Nxe5 Nc5 36. Re7 Kf8 37. Nc6 Nb3 38. e5 Bb6 39. Rb7 Bxf2+ 40. Kg2 Bc5+ 41. Kh1 Raa2  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2776) [A14]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (2.1), 2015-02-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. b3 c5 7. Bb2 Nc6 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. Qxd4 Bf6 12. Qd2 Bd7 13. Bxd5 exd5 14. Rd1 Rc8 15. Nc3 Bc6 16. Nxd5 Bxb2 17. Qxb2 Bxd5 18. e4 Bxe4 19. Rxd8 Rfxd8 20. b4 a6 21. a4 Rc4 22. Re1 h6 23. Qe5 Bc6 24. b5 Re8 25. Qxe8+ Bxe8 26. Rxe8+ Kh7 27. Re7 f6 28. a5 Ra4 29. Rxb7 Rxa5 30. b6 Rb5 31. Kf1 a5 32. Kg2 a4 33. h4 h5 34. Rb8 Kg6 35. b7 a3 36. Ra8 a2 37. Kh3 Rxb7 38. Rxa2 Rb3 39. Kg2 Rb5 40. Re2 Ra5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2760) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [C65]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (2.2), 2015-02-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O Nd4 6. Nxd4 Bxd4 7. c3 Bb6 8. Na3 c6 9. Ba4 d6 10. Bb3 a5 11. Nc4 Bc7 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 h5 15. f3 Be6 16. Ne3 h4 17. Bf2 d5 18. Re1 Kf8 19. h3 Bb6 20. Qc2 Nh5 21. d4 exd4 22. cxd4 Nf4 23. Ng4 a4 24. Bxa4 dxe4 25. Rxe4 Bf5 26. Rd1 Kg7 27. Bb3 Qc7 28. Ne3 Bg6 29. Nc4 Rhe8 30. Kh1 Ba7 31. Ne5 Bxe4 32. fxe4 Rxe5 33. dxe5 Bxf2 34. Qxf2 Rd8 35. Qe1 Rxd1 36. Qxd1 Qxe5 37. Qd7 Qf6 38. e5 Qg6 39. Kh2 b6 40. e6 Nxe6 41. Qxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2797) – Aronian, Levon (2777) [D97]
4th Zurich CC Classical Zurich SUI (2.3), 2015-02-15
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. Rd1 Bf5 13. d6 h6 14. Be3 Ng4 15. Bf4 Bxc3 16. bxc3 Re4 17. Qb5 Rxf4 18. Qxb7 Ra4 19. d7 Be4 20. Qb3 Bc6 21. Rd6 Bxd7 22. Rad1 Qb8 23. Rxd7 Qxb3 24. axb3 Ra2 25. Bc4 Rf8 26. R7d6 Kg7 27. Rxa6 Rxf2 28. Re1  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the 3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 in tie-break

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 9, 2015 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 4.5
2 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 4.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 4
4 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 4
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 3.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 3.5
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 2.5
8 Baramidze, David GER 2594 1.5

Adams, Michael (2738) – Anand, Viswanathan (2797) [E06]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (7.1), 2015-02-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Nc3 h6 13. Bxf6 Nxf6 14. a5 Qe7 15. Nh4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Rfd8 17. e4 Bb4 18. e5 Nd5 19. Nf5 Qd7 20. Ne3 Bxc3 21. bxc3 Qb5 22. Qxb5 axb5 23. Rfc1 c5 24. Nxd5 Rxd5 25. Rcb1 cxd4 26. cxd4 Rc8 27. Rb4 Rc4 28. Rab1 Rcxd4 29. Rxd4 Rxd4 30. Rxb5 Rd7 31. Kf3 g5 32. h4 Kg7 33. h5 f6 34. exf6+ Kxf6 35. g4 Ke7 36. Ke4 Kf6 37. Rb3 Ke7 38. f3 Kf6 39. Rb6 Ke7 40. Rb5 Kf6 41. Rb3 Ke7 42. Rd3 Rc7 43. Kd4 Kf6 44. Rb3 Rf7 45. Rb5 Rc7 46. Rb4 Ke7 47. Rc4 Rd7+ 48. Kc5 Rd6 49. Rb4 Rc6+ 50. Kb5 Rd6 51. Rb3 Kf6 52. Kc5 Rc6+ 53. Kd4 Rd6+ 54. Ke4 Rd7 55. Rb6 Rd5 56. Rxb7 Rxa5 57. Rh7 Ra4+ 58. Ke3 Ra3+ 59. Kf2 Ra2+ 60. Kg3 Ra3 61. Rxh6+ Kf7 62. Rh7+ Kf6 63. Rd7 Ra2 64. Rd3 Rb2 65. Re3 Rb4 66. Re2 Ra4 67. Kf2 Ra3 68. Rd2 Ra4 69. Ke3 Ra3+ 70. Ke4 Ra4+ 71. Rd4 Ra1 72. Ke3 Ra3+ 73. Rd3 Ra4 74. Rb3 Ra1 75. Rb7 Ra3+ 76. Kf2 Ra2+ 77. Kg3 Ra3 78. Rb8 Kf7 79. Rb1 Kf6 80. Re1 Ra4 81. Kf2 Ra2+ 82. Kg3 Ra4 83. Rh1 Ra7 84. Kf2 Ke5 85. h6 Ra2+ 86. Kg3 Ra8 87. h7 Rh8 88. Rh6 Kd6 89. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2865) – Bacrot, Etienne (2711) [A48]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (7.2), 2015-02-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Bc4 Nbd7 7. O-O Qe8 8. a4 e5 9. a5 e4 10. Ne1 h6 11. Bh4 c6 12. Bb3 Nh5 13. f3 exf3 14. Qxf3 Ndf6 15. Nd3 Bg4 16. Qf2 Be6 17. Bxe6 Qxe6 18. Qf3 g5 19. Bf2 g4 20. Qe2 Rae8 21. a6 b6 22. Rae1 Nd5 23. e4 f5 24. Qd1 fxe4 25. Rxe4 Qf5 26. Qxg4 Qxg4 27. Rxg4 Re2 28. Rd1 Nhf6 29. Rg3 Nh5 30. Rf3 Rxf3 31. gxf3 Ne3 32. Bxe3 Rxe3 33. Nc4 Rxf3 34. Nb4 b5 35. Na5 c5 36. Nbc6 Rf7 37. Nb7 Nf4 38. dxc5 dxc5 39. Nxa7 Bd4+ 40. Kh1 Nh3 41. Kg2 Nf4+ 42. Kg3 Ne2+ 43. Kg4 Rf4+ 44. Kh3 Rf3+ 45. Kg4 Rf4+ 46. Kh3 Rf3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) – Aronian, Levon (2777) [C47]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (7.3), 2015-02-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O Re8 9. Qf3 Bd6 10. Bf4 Bxf4 11. Qxf4 d6 12. Rae1 Nd7 13. Qd2 Nc5 14. f4 a5 15. b3 Qf6 16. e5 Qd8 17. Rf3 Nxd3 18. Qxd3 Qh4 19. g3 Qd8 20. Rfe3 Bg4 21. Ne4 dxe5 22. Nf2 Qxd3 23. Nxd3 Bf5 24. Rxe5 Rxe5 25. Rxe5 g6 26. Kf2 Bxd3 27. cxd3 a4 28. b4 a3 29. Ke3 Rb8 30. Re4 Kf8 31. Rc4 c5 32. bxc5 Rb2 33. Kd4 Rxa2 34. Ra4 Rxh2 35. Rxa3 Ke7 36. Kd5 Kd7 37. g4 Rh3 38. c6+ Ke7 39. Ra7 Rxd3+ 40. Ke4 Rc3 41. Rxc7+ Ke6 42. Rc8 Kd6 43. Rd8+ Ke6 44. Re8+ Kd6 45. Rd8+ Ke6 46. f5+ gxf5+ 47. gxf5+ Ke7 48. Rd7+ Ke8 49. Rd6 Ke7 50. Rh6 Rc5 51. Kf4 Rd5 52. Rxh7 Rd6 53. Kg5 Rxc6 54. Rh8 Rc1 55. Ra8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Baramidze, David (2594) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [A15]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (7.4), 2015-02-09
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O c5 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8. Nc3 Qa5 9. Nb3 Qh5 10. e4 d6 11. Qxh5 Nxh5 12. c5 a5 13. a4 dxc5 14. Nxc5 Rb8 15. Rd1 b6 16. Nd7 Bxd7 17. Rxd7 Rfd8 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Be3 Bd4 20. e5 Bxe3 21. Bxc6 Bc5 22. Re1 Ng7 23. Kg2 Bd4 24. Nd5 Kf8 25. Re2 Bc5 26. b4 axb4 27. Rb2 Ne6 28. Nxb4 Nc7 29. Rb3 Rd2 30. Nd3 Bd4 31. Bb5 Nd5 32. Kf3 Nc3 33. Ba6 Nxa4 34. Rb4 Nc5 35. Rxd4 Nxa6 36. Ke3 Ra2 37. Rd8+ Kg7 38. Rd7 Ra3 39. Kd2 e6 40. Ra7 Ra5 41. f4 h5 42. h4 Ra2+ 43. Kc3 Ra4 44. Ra8 b5 45. Kd2 Ra2+ 46. Kc1 Ra4 47. Kd2 Nc5 48. Rxa4 Nxa4 49. Kc2 Nb6 50. Nc5 Kf8 51. Kc3 Nd5+ 52. Kd4 Ke7 53. Ne4 f6 54. Kc5 f5 55. Nd2 b4 56. Kc4 Kd7 57. Kb5 Kd8 58. Kc4 Kc8 59. Nb3 Kd7 60. Nd2 Kc6 61. Nf3 Ne3+ 62. Kxb4 Kd5 63. Nd2 Nd1 64. Kb5 Nc3+ 65. Kb6 Ne2 66. Nf1 Ke4 67. Kc6 Nxg3 68. Nxg3+ Kxf4 69. Nf1 Kxe5 70. Kd7 f4 71. Nd2 Kf6 72. Kc6 g5 73. Ne4+ Kf5 74. Nxg5 Kg4 75. Kd6 Kxh4 76. Ne4 Kg4 77. Kxe6 h4 78. Ke5 f3 79. Kd4 h3 80. Ke3 h2 81. Nf2+ Kg3 82. Nh1+ Kg2 83. Nf2 h1=Q 84. Nxh1 Kxh1 85. Kxf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2865) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) [E11]
3rd GRENKE Classic TB Baden Baden GER (1), 2015-02-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 b6 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 O-O 7. e3 Bb7 8. b4 a5 9. Bb2 axb4 10. axb4 Ne4 11. Qc2 Rxa1+ 12. Bxa1 Qe7 13. c5 f5 14. Be2 Nc6 15. Bc3 bxc5 16. dxc5 Ra8 17. O-O Nxc3 18. Qxc3 Qf6 19. Qd2 Rd8 20. b5 Ne5 21. Nxe5 Qxe5 22. c6 Bc8 23. Rd1 d5 24. Qd4 Qxd4 25. exd4 Kf8 26. f4 Ke7 27. Ra1 g6 28. Kf2 Kd6 29. Ra3 Rf8 30. h4 Ke7 31. h5 Rg8 32. hxg6 hxg6 33. Rh3 g5 34. fxg5 Kd6 35. Rh6 Ke7 36. Bf3 e5 37. Rh7+ Kd6 38. dxe5+ Kc5 39. Rxc7 Kxb5 40. Bxd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) – Carlsen, Magnus (2865) [C49]
3rd GRENKE Classic TB Baden Baden GER (2), 2015-02-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 d6 7. Bg5 Ne7 8. Re1 c6 9. Ba4 Ng6 10. Bb3 h6 11. Bd2 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13. g3 d5 14. Kg2 d4 15. Ne2 Bxf3+ 16. Kxf3 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Nd7 18. a3 Kh8 19. Kg2 Nc5 20. Ba2 f5 21. exf5 Rxf5 22. Rf1 Qf6 23. f4 Rf8 24. Rae1 h5 25. Rf3 h4 26. g4 Nxf4+ 27. Kh2 Rg5 28. Nxf4 exf4 29. b4 Nd7 30. Re6 Qd8 31. Qe1 Rb5 32. a4 Rb6 33. Re7 Nf6 34. Qxh4+ Nh7 35. Be6 Rf6 36. Bf5 Rh6 37. Qe1 Qd6 38. Re8+ Nf8 39. Qe7 Qxe7 40. Rxe7 Rxb4 41. Re8 Rf6 42. Rxf4 g6 43. g5 Rf7 44. Rh4+ Kg7 45. Be4 Rb2 46. Kg3 Rxc2 47. Rf4 Rc5 48. h4 Ra5 49. Rxf7+ Kxf7 50. Rb8 b5 51. Rb7+ Ke6 52. axb5 cxb5 53. Kf4 Ra2 54. Rxb5 Rf2+ 55. Kg3 Re2 56. Ra5 Nd7 57. Ra6+ Ke7 58. Bxg6 Ne5 59. Be4 Nxd3 60. Bxd3 Re3+ 61. Kf4 Rxd3 62. h5 Rh3 63. h6 d3 64. Rxa7+ Ke6 65. Ra6+ Kf7 66. g6+ Ke7 67. g7 d2 68. g8=Q  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2865) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) [E11]
3rd GRENKE Classic TB Baden Baden GER (3), 2015-02-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 O-O 9. a3 Be7 10. b4 a5 11. b5 d5 12. Bb2 Nbd7 13. a4 Rc8 14. Rc1 dxc4 15. Nxc4 Nd5 16. g3 Nb4 17. Be2 Na2 18. Ra1 Bxf3 19. Bxf3 Rxc4 20. Rxa2 Nf6 21. Bc6 Nd5 22. Qe2 Rb4 23. Rd1 Rb3 24. Kg2 Qd6 25. Qc2 Qb4 26. Rda1 Rc8 27. Ba3 Qc3 28. Qxc3 Rxc3 29. Bxd5 Rxa3 30. Rxa3 Bxa3 31. Bxe6 fxe6 32. Rxa3 Rc4 33. Kf3 Rxd4 34. Rc3 Rxa4 35. Rc6 Kf7 36. Rxb6 Rb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) – Carlsen, Magnus (2865) [C67]
3rd GRENKE Classic TB Baden Baden GER (4), 2015-02-09
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. c4 Ke8 10. Nc3 Be6 11. b3 Be7 12. Ne4 Rd8 13. Bb2 h5 14. Rad1 b5 15. Nfg5 Bxg5 16. Nxg5 a6 17. Bc3 c5 18. Rxd8+ Kxd8 19. Rd1+ Ke7 20. Ne4 bxc4 21. Nxc5 cxb3 22. axb3 Rb8 23. b4 Rb6 24. Kf1 Bc4+ 25. Ke1 Bb5 26. f3 h4 27. Kf2 Rc6 28. Bb2 Ke8 29. Rc1 Ne7 30. Nb3 Nd5 31. Rxc6 Bxc6 32. Ba3 Nf4 33. g3 Nd3+ 34. Ke3 hxg3 35. hxg3 Nxe5 36. Kf4 Nxf3 37. Bb2 f6 38. Nd4 Ne1 39. Ke3 Bd5 40. Ke2 Ng2 41. Kf2 Kd7 42. Bc3 g6 43. Nf3 g5 44. Bxf6 Bxf3 45. Kxf3 Ne1+ 46. Ke2 Nc2 47. Bxg5 Nxb4 48. Bf4 Nd5 49. Bd2 Ke6 50. Kd3 Nf6 51. Bc1 Kd5 52. Bg5 Ng4 53. Kc3 c5 54. Kb3 Kc6 55. Ka4 Ne5 56. Ka5 Kb7 57. Bh6 Nc6+ 58. Ka4 c4 59. g4 Kc8 60. Bg7 Kd7 61. Bf6 Ke6 62. g5 Kf5 63. Ka3 Ne5 64. Kb4 a5+ 65. Kc3 a4 66. Bxe5 Kxe5 67. Kxc4 Kf5 68. Kb4 Kxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2865) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) [B91]
3rd GRENKE Classic TB Baden Baden GER (5), 2015-02-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. a4 b6 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Qxd5 Rb8 13. Nc3 Nf6 14. Qd3 Be6 15. Qxa6 Qc7 16. Qe2 Bc4 17. Qf3 Bxf1 18. Bxf1 d5 19. exd5 e4 20. Qf5 Rbd8 21. Bf4 Qc5 22. Rd1 Qb4 23. Be5 Bc5 24. Bxf6 gxf6 25. Nxe4 Qxb2 26. Bd3 Rfe8 27. Nxf6+ Kf8 28. Nxh7+ Ke7 29. Re1+ Kd6 30. Qf4+ Kxd5 31. Nf6+ Kc6 32. Nxe8  1 – 0 (view game)

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3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 8, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 4
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 4
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 3.5
4 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 3
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 3
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 3
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 2.5
8 Baramidze, David GER 2594 1

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Adams, Michael (2738) [A29]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (6.1), 2015-02-08
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 exf3 10. Nxf3 d5 11. d4 h6 12. cxd5 Qxd5 13. e3 Bf5 14. Nd2 Qd7 15. Nb3 Ne4 16. c4 b6 17. Rf4 Rad8 18. Qf1 Bg6 19. Ba3 Na5 20. Bb4 Nxb3 21. axb3 c5 22. Bxe4 Rxe4 23. Rxe4 Bxe4 24. Bc3 Bc2 25. b4 cxb4 26. Bxb4 a5 27. Bc3 Rc8 28. Rc1 Bb3 29. c5 Qe6 30. Qf4 a4 31. e4 bxc5 32. d5 Qd7 33. h4 f6 34. g4 Re8 35. Re1 Bc2 36. g5 hxg5 37. hxg5 fxg5 38. Qxg5 Rxe4 39. Rxe4 Bxe4 40. d6 a3 41. Qxc5 Qg4+ 42. Kf2 Qf3+ 43. Ke1 Qg3+ 44. Kd2 Qd3+ 45. Ke1 a2 46. Qd4 Qg3+ 47. Kd2 Qg2+ 48. Ke3 Qf3+ 49. Kd2 Qg2+ 50. Ke3 Bf5 51. d7 Qg3+ 52. Ke2 Bg4+ 53. Kf1 Bh3+ 54. Ke2 Qg2+ 55. Ke1 Qg3+ 56. Ke2 Qg2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2711) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) [E11]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (6.2), 2015-02-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 b6 5. g3 Bb7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O a5 8. Qc2 Bxd2 9. Bxd2 Be4 10. Qc1 d6 11. Rd1 Nbd7 12. Bc3 Qe7 13. b3 a4 14. Bf1 Rfb8 15. Nd2 Bg6 16. Bg2 d5 17. Nf3 c6 18. Nh4 Bh5 19. Qc2 b5 20. h3 axb3 21. axb3 bxc4 22. bxc4 Nb6 23. cxd5 cxd5 24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. Ra1 Rxa1+ 26. Bxa1 Nc4 27. Qa2 g5 28. Nf3 Ne4 29. Ne5 Nxe5 30. Bxe4 dxe4 31. dxe5 e3 32. fxe3 Qb7 33. Qd2 Qb1+ 34. Kh2 Qxa1 35. Qd8+ Kg7 36. Qf6+ Kg8 37. Qd8+ Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Carlsen, Magnus (2865) [C67]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (6.3), 2015-02-08
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 h6 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. Nc3 Ne7 12. Bf4 Ng6 13. Bh2 Bb4 14. Ne2 Be7 15. Nfd4 Nf8 16. g4 h5 17. Nf5 Ne6 18. Kg2 b6 19. f3 c5 20. Bg3 Bg5 21. h4 hxg4 22. hxg5 gxf3+ 23. Kxf3 Nxg5+ 24. Kf4 Nh3+ 25. Ke4 Ng5+ 26. Kf4 Nh3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2797) – Baramidze, David (2594) [C95]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (6.4), 2015-02-08
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 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. a4 Bg7 16. Bd3 c6 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Qd2 exd4 19. cxd4 c5 20. d5 c4 21. Bc2 Rec8 22. axb5 c3 23. bxc3 Nxd5 24. exd5 Bxc3 25. Qd1 Bxa1 26. Qxa1 axb5 27. Qd4 Qc3 28. Ne4 Qxd4 29. Nxd4 Bxd5 30. Nxd6 Rc5 31. N6xb5 Ra2 32. Bh6 Ra8 33. Bd3 Rd8 34. Bg5 Ra8 35. Be7 Rcc8 36. Nd6 Rc7 37. N4b5 Rc6 38. Bf1 Kg7 39. g4 f6 40. g5 Rb8 41. h4 h5 42. Bh3 f5 43. Bf1 Kg8 44. Rd1 Bf3 45. Ra1 Bd5 46. f4 Nc5 47. Rd1 Bf3 48. Bc4+ Kh7 49. Rf1 Be4 50. Ra1 Nd3 51. Nd4 Rc7 52. Nxe4 fxe4 53. Bf6 Rcb7 54. Ne6 Rb1+ 55. Rxb1 Rxb1+ 56. Kg2 Rb8 57. Kf1 Rc8 58. Bd5 Re8 59. Be5 Rc8 60. Ke2 Nc5 61. Nxc5 Rxc5 62. Bxe4 Ra5 63. Ke3 Ra3+ 64. Kd4 Ra5 65. f5  1 – 0 (view game)

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3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 8, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 3.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 3.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 3
4 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 2.5
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 2.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 2.5
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 1.5
8 Baramidze, David GER 2594 1

Carlsen, Magnus (2865) – Baramidze, David (2594) [C95]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (5.1), 2015-02-07
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 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. a4 Bg7 16. Bd3 c6 17. Bg5 Nf8 18. Qd2 Ne6 19. Bh6 Nd7 20. Bc2 Bxh6 21. Qxh6 Qf6 22. Rad1 Rad8 23. d5 cxd5 24. exd5 Qf4 25. Qxf4 Nxf4 26. Ne4 Bxd5 27. axb5 axb5 28. Nxd6 Re6 29. Ne4 f5 30. Nfg5 Re7 31. g3 Bxe4 32. Bxe4 fxe4 33. gxf4 Rf8 34. Nxe4 Rxf4 35. b4 Nf6 36. Nd6 Rf3 37. Nxb5 Rxh3 38. c4 Rh4 39. Nd6 Nh5 40. b5 Nf4 41. b6 Rg4+ 42. Kf1 Rh4 43. f3 Rh1+ 44. Kf2 Rh2+ 45. Kg1 Rc2 46. Kh1 Nh3 47. Ne4 Rxc4 48. Rd8+ Kg7 49. Rb1  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2738) – Bacrot, Etienne (2711) [A15]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (5.2), 2015-02-07
1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 c5 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8. O-O Qa5 9. Nb3 Qh5 10. Nd5 d6 11. Nf4 Qe5 12. e4 Bg4 13. f3 Bd7 14. Rf2 b5 15. Nd3 Qh5 16. Nf4 Qe5 17. c5 dxc5 18. Nd3 Qc7 19. Nbxc5 Rfd8 20. Qe1 Be8 21. Bf4 e5 22. Be3 a5 23. Rc1 Qe7 24. Rd2 Nd4 25. Nb3 Nd7 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Bf4 Rdc8 28. Bh3 Rc4 29. Rdd1 a4 30. Bd2 Ne5 31. Nxe5 Qxe5 32. Bf1 Rxc1 33. Bxc1 Qe6 34. a3 Rc8 35. Bd3 Qb3 36. Qe2 Bd7 37. Bf4 Be6 38. h4 Bc4 39. e5 Bxd3 40. Rxd3 Qd5 41. Kg2 h5 42. Qd2 Rc4 43. Qe2 b4 44. axb4 Rxb4 45. Kf2 Qb5 46. Rd2 Qd5 47. Qe4 Qa2 48. Qc2 Kh7 49. Kg2 Qa1 50. Rf2 a3 51. bxa3 Rb1 52. Qd3 Rd1 53. Bd2 Rg1+ 54. Kh3 Rh1+ 55. Rh2 Qg1 56. Qe2 Bxe5 57. f4 Bd6 58. a4 d3 59. Qg2 Rxh2+ 60. Qxh2 Qd1 61. Qg2 Ba3 62. a5 Bc1 63. Qd5 Qf1+ 64. Kh2 Qe2+ 65. Kh3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [C89]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (5.3), 2015-02-07
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. Be3 Bxd3 17. Nd2 Qf5 18. Bd4 Rfe8 19. a4 h6 20. Kg2 Rxe1 21. Rxe1 Kf8 22. Qxf5 Bxf5 23. Ne4 Bxe4+ 24. Rxe4 Rb8 25. axb5 axb5 26. Re1 Nb6 27. Rd1 Be7 28. Bc2 Nc4 29. b4 Rd8 30. Be4 Nd6 31. Bb6 Rc8 32. Bd3 Ne8 33. Bf5 Rb8 34. Be3 Nf6 35. Bd4 Nd5 36. Be4 Rd8 37. Ra1 Bf6 38. Bxf6 gxf6 39. Bxd5 Rxd5 40. Ra6 Rd6 41. Kf1 Re6 42. f4 f5 43. Ra8+ Kg7 44. Rc8 Kf6 45. Kg2 Kg6 46. Kh3 Kg7 47. Kg2 Kg6 48. Kf3 Kg7 49. Rc7 Kf6 50. h3 h5 51. Rc8 Kg7 52. Kf2 Kh7 53. Kg2 Rd6 54. Kf2 Re6 55. Kf3 Kg7 56. Rc7 Kf6 57. Rd7 Re4 58. Rd6+ Re6 59. Rd4 Re1 60. Kf2 Re6 61. c4 bxc4 62. Rxc4 Kg6 63. Rc2 f6 64. Rc4 Re4 65. Rxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Anand, Viswanathan (2797) [D38]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (5.4), 2015-02-07
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 d5 4. d4 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Qa4+ Nc6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 a6 11. O-O Be6 12. Rfc1 Bd6 13. a3 Ne7 14. b4 c6 15. Qb3 g5 16. Qb2 Qg7 17. Na4 Rae8 18. Nc5 Bc8 19. g3 Nf5 20. Bd3 Qf6 21. Rf1 h5 22. Rac1 h4 23. Qd2 Nh6 24. e4 Bxc5 25. e5 Qg7 26. bxc5 f6 27. exf6 Rxf6 28. Nxg5 Bf5 29. Rce1 Rff8 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Nf3 Bxd3 32. Qxd3 Re4 33. Re1 hxg3 34. hxg3  1 – 0 (view game)

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3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 6, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 3
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 2.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 2.5
4 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 2
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 2
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 1.5
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 1.5
8 Baramidze, David GER 2594 1

Baramidze, David (2594) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) [A30]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (4.1), 2015-02-06
1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. O-O d6 6. Nc3 f5 7. a3 a5 8. Rb1 Bd7 9. b3 e5 10. Nb5 Qb8 11. d4 cxd4 12. e3 Nce7 13. exd4 e4 14. Ng5 h6 15. Nh3 Bxb5 16. cxb5 Nd5 17. Nf4 Nge7 18. f3 Nc3 19. Qc2 Bxd4+ 20. Kh1 Nxb1 21. fxe4 Nc3 22. exf5 gxf5 23. Ng6 Nxg6 24. Qxf5 Ne7 25. Qf7+ Kd8 26. b6 Qc8 27. Bxh6 Ne2  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Adams, Michael (2738) [D11]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (4.2), 2015-02-06
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qb3 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bg4 6. Nbd2 e6 7. g3 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O a5 10. Ne5 Bh5 11. h3 Nbd7 12. g4 Bg6 13. e4 Qb6 14. Kh1 Qb4 15. Nxd7 Nxd7 16. f4 Qxc4 17. Nxc4 f5 18. gxf5 exf5 19. e5 Bf7 20. Ne3 g6 21. d5 cxd5 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Bxd5+ Kg7 24. Bxb7 Rab8 25. Bf3 Nc5 26. b3 Rfd8 27. Ba3 Kf8 28. Rad1 Nd3 29. Bxe7+ Kxe7 30. Be2 Nc5 31. Kg2 h6 32. Bc4 Ne4 33. Rd5 Rxd5 34. Bxd5 Rd8 35. Bxe4 fxe4 36. Rc1 Rd2+ 37. Kg3 Rd3+ 38. Kf2 Rxh3 39. Rc7+ Ke6 40. Rc6+ Kf7 41. Rc7+ Ke6 42. Rc6+ Kf7 43. Rc7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2797) – Carlsen, Magnus (2865) [A90]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (4.3), 2015-02-06
1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. c4 c6 5. Nf3 d5 6. O-O Bd6 7. b3 Qe7 8. Ne5 O-O 9. Nd2 a5 10. Bb2 Nbd7 11. Qc2 a4 12. Ndf3 Ne4 13. e3 a3 14. Bc3 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 Bd7 16. Nxd7 Qxd7 17. c5 Bc7 18. b4 h5 19. Be1 e5 20. dxe5 Bxe5 21. Rd1 Qe6 22. f3 Nf6 23. Bh3 g6 24. e4 dxe4 25. fxe4 Bb2 26. exf5 Qxa2 27. Bf2 g5 28. Rfe1 Qf7 29. Re6 Ng4 30. Bxg4 hxg4 31. Rg6+ Kh7 32. Rd7 Qxd7 33. f6 Qd1+ 34. Qxd1 Kxg6 35. Qd3+ Kh6 36. h4 gxh3  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2711) – Aronian, Levon (2777) [D38]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (4.4), 2015-02-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 Bd6 8. c5 Be7 9. Bb5 Nb8 10. a3 b6 11. b4 a5 12. Rb1 c6 13. Bd3 axb4 14. axb4 Nbd7 15. O-O Qc7 16. Ne2 Ba6 17. Nf4 Rfb8 18. Bb2 bxc5 19. bxc5 Qc8 20. Bc3 Bd8 21. Rxb8 Rxb8 22. Ra1 Ra8 23. Bxa6 Rxa6 24. Rb1 Qa8 25. Nd3 h6 26. Nd2 Ra2 27. Rb2 Ra1+ 28. Rb1 Ra2 29. Rb2 Ra1+ 30. Rb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 4, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 2
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 2
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 1.5
4 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 1.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 1.5
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 1.5
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 1
8 Baramidze, David GER 2594 1

Adams, Michael (2738) – Baramidze, David (2594) [C84]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (3.1), 2015-02-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Nbd2 dxe4 11. dxe4 Be6 12. a4 Bc5 13. Qe2 Ba7 14. h3 Nh5 15. Nf1 Qf6 16. Bd3 Ne7 17. axb5 axb5 18. Rxa7 Rxa7 19. Bg5 Qg6 20. Qe3 f6 21. Qxa7 fxg5 22. Nxe5 Qf6 23. Ng4 Bxg4 24. hxg4 Nf4 25. Bxb5 Nxg2 26. Kxg2 Ng6 27. Nh2 Nf4+ 28. Kh1 Nh3 29. Qe3 Nxf2+ 30. Kg2 Qe5 31. Bc4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [E32]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (3.2), 2015-02-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. dxc5 Qa5 7. Bd2 Qxc5 8. e3 Qc7 9. Nf3 Be7 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. a3 b6 12. Nb5 Qb8 13. Bc3 h6 14. Rd1 a6 15. Nbd4 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 d6 17. O-O Bd7 18. e4 e5 19. Bc3 Rc8 20. Qe2 Be6 21. Nh4 g6 22. g3 Qc7 23. Ng2 Bxc4 24. Ne3 Bxd3 25. Rxd3 Nxe4 26. Bxe5 dxe5 27. Nd5 Qd6 28. Qxe4 Bf8 29. Rfd1 b5 30. Qf3 Kg7 31. Nc3 Qe6 32. Rd7 Bc5 33. Qe4 Ra7 34. Rd8 Rxd8 35. Rxd8 Bxf2+ 36. Kg2 Bb6 37. Rd2 Rc7 38. Qa8 Bd4 39. Ne2 Rd7 40. b4 h5  0 – 1 (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) – Carlsen, Magnus (2865) [B06]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (3.3), 2015-02-04
1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. a4 Nf6 6. h3 O-O 7. g4 e5 8. d5 c6 9. Nge2 cxd5 10. exd5 Bxg4 11. hxg4 Nxg4 12. Qd2 Nd7 13. Ne4 f5 14. Bg5 Qb6 15. Bh3 Ndf6 16. Nxf6+ Nxf6 17. Nc3 Qxb2 18. Rb1 Qa3 19. Rxb7 Rf7 20. Rb3 Qc5 21. Qe3 Qc7 22. Qb6 e4 23. Qc6 Rc8 24. O-O Qxc6 25. dxc6 Rxc6 26. Rfb1 h6 27. Bxf6 Bxf6 28. Nxe4 Be5 29. Nd2 Rxc2 30. Nf3 Ra2 31. Bg2 Bf6 32. Nh2 Kg7 33. Bd5 Re7 34. Rb4 Rd2 35. Bc4 a5 36. Rb7 Rd4 37. Rxe7+ Bxe7 38. Bb5 h5 39. Nf3 Rf4 40. Kg2 h4 41. Rd1 Rg4+ 42. Kf1 h3 43. Rd3 Bf6 44. Nh2 Rh4 45. Kg1 Bd4 46. Rf3 Kf6 47. Nf1 Be5 48. Ne3 Kg5 49. Kh1 Kf6 50. Nc4 g5 51. Nxa5 g4 52. Rd3 f4 53. Nc4 Rh7 54. Nxe5 dxe5 55. a5 Rc7 56. Ra3 Rc1+ 57. Kh2 Rc2 58. a6 Rxf2+ 59. Kh1 g3 60. a7 Rd2 61. Ra1  1 – 0 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2711) – Anand, Viswanathan (2797) [C67]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (3.4), 2015-02-04
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 Bxg5 15. Bxg5 Rg6 16. h4 f6 17. exf6 gxf6 18. Bf4 Nxh4 19. f3 Rd8 20. Rde1 Kf7 21. Kf2 Nf5 22. Rh1 Ng7 23. Ne4 Rc8 24. Nc5 Bf5 25. c4 b6 26. Ne4 Re8 27. Bxc7 Bxe4 28. Rxe4 Rxe4 29. fxe4 Ne6 30. Bb8 Rg8 31. Bxa7 Ra8 32. Bxb6 Rxa2 33. Be3 Rxb2+ 34. Kf3 Rb3 35. Kf2 Rb2+ 36. Kf3 Rb3 37. Kf2 Rb2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 3, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 1.5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 1
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 1
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 1
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 1
6 Baramidze, David GER 2594 1
7 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 1
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 0.5

Baramidze,D (2594) – Aronian,L (2777) [C65]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (2), 2015-02-03
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. a4 Bd6 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd6 cxd6 12. Qxd4 Qf6 13. Rd1 Qxd4 14. Rxd4 Nf6 15. Rxd6 Nxe4 16. Rd3 Bf5 17. Be3 Nf6 18. Rb3 b6 19. c4 Ne4 20. a5 Be6 21. Rba3 Rab8 22. Nd4 Bd7 23. axb6 axb6 24. Ra7 Nf6 25. b4 c5 26. bxc5 bxc5 27. Nf3 Rbc8 28. R1a5 Be6 29. Ne5 Ng4 30. Nxg4 Bxg4 31. h3 Be2 32. Rxc5 Rxc5 33. Bxc5 Bxc4 34. Re7 Rxe7 35. Bxe7 Be2 36. Bc5 h6 37. Be7 Bc4 38. Bc5 f6 39. f3 Kf7 40. Kf2 g5 41. Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2865) – Adams,Mi (2738) [A29]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (2), 2015-02-03
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Nd5 Bc5 6. Bg2 d6 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Nxd5 9. cxd5 Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Bd2 a5 12. e4 dxe3 13. fxe3 Qg5 14. Rf4 Bd7 15. a4 Rae8 16. d4 Bb6 17. Qb3 Qd8 18. Qc4 Re7 19. b4 axb4 20. a5 Ba7 21. Qxb4 c5 22. dxc6 Bxc6 23. Qb3 Bxg2 24. Kxg2 Qd7 25. Raf1 Rc8 26. Rf5 h6 27. R1f2 Bb8 28. Bb4 Qc6+ 29. R2f3 Rcc7 30. Be1 Qe8 31. g4 Re4 32. h3 Rce7 33. Bf2 R4e6 34. Rb5 Bc7 35. Rxb7 Qa8 36. Rb5 Re8 37. Qd5 Qxd5 38. Rxd5 Rb8 39. Bg3 g6 40. h4 Ra8 41. Be1 Re4 42. g5 h5 43. Rb5 Ra7 44. Kf1 Re8 45. Ke2 Rea8 46. Rf6 Ra6 47. Bb4 Bxa5 48. Rxa5 Rxa5 49. Bxa5 Rxa5 50. Rxd6 Kf8 51. Rf6 Ra3 52. Kf3 Ke7 53. Ke4 Ra5 54. Rf4 Rb5 55. d5 Rb3 56. Kd4 Ra3 57. e4 Rb3 58. Ke5 Rd3 59. Rf1 Rh3 60. Ra1 Rxh4 61. d6+ Kd7 62. Ra7+ Ke8 63. Ra8+ Kd7 64. Rf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2797) – Naiditsch,A (2706) [D41]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (2), 2015-02-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Rc1 Nc6 12. Bc4 Qa5 13. d5 exd5 14. Qxa5 Nxa5 15. Bxd5 Be6 16. Bxe6 fxe6 17. Ne5 Rfd8 18. Ke2 Rd4 19. Ke3 Ra4 20. Rhd1 Nc6 21. Nxc6 bxc6 22. Rd2 Rc8 23. Rc5 Kf8 24. h4 h6 25. Kf4 Ke7 26. Ke5 Rb8 27. Rxc6 Rb5+ 28. Kf4 Rba5 29. f3 g5+ 30. hxg5 hxg5+ 31. Kg3 Rxa2 32. Rc7+ Kf6 33. Rdd7 Ke5 34. Rg7 Kd6 35. Rcd7+ Kc6 36. Rd1 a6 37. Rgd7 Re5 38. Rd8 a5 39. Rc1+ Kb7 40. Rdc8 Rb2 41. R1c6 a4 42. R6c7+ Kb6 43. Rc4 Kb5 44. Rd4 a3 45. Ra8 Rc5 46. Rxa3 Rcc2 47. Kg4 Rxg2+ 48. Kh5 Rg3 49. Rdd3 Rh2+ 50. Kg6 Rhh3 51. Rab3+ Kc4 52. Rbc3+ Kb4 53. Rb3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2811) – Bacrot,E (2711) [E60]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (2), 2015-02-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d6 4. e4 Bg7 5. Ne2 O-O 6. Be3 c5 7. Qd2 Nc6 8. d5 Ne5 9. Nec3 Nh5 10. Be2 f5 11. Na3 f4 12. Bf2 Bd7 13. Nc2 a6 14. a4 g5 15. a5 Qe8 16. Rb1 b5 17. axb6 a5 18. Na3 Qb8 19. Nab5 Qxb6 20. Ra1 Rfb8 21. Ra3 Qd8 22. Kd1 h6 23. Kc2 Nf6 24. h4 Be8 25. hxg5 hxg5 26. g3 Nh5 27. Rg1 Rb7 28. gxf4 gxf4 29. Bh4 a4 30. Bg5 Ng6 31. Rga1 Qc8 32. Bf1 Ng3 33. Bd3 Bxb5 34. Nxb5 Qh3 35. Bxf4 Nxf4 36. Qxf4 Rf8 37. Qd2 Rxf3 38. Rxa4 Bh6 39. Ra8+ Kf7 40. Rh8 Bxd2 41. Rxh3 Bf4 42. Rh7+ Kg6 43. Rh2 Be5 44. Ra8 Kg5 45. Be2 Rf7 46. Rg8+ Rg7 47. Rf8 Rg6 48. Bd3 Rf6 49. Rf2 Rxf2+ 50. Rxf2 Rb8 51. Kb3 Bd4 52. Rf3 Kg4 53. Rf7 Bf6 54. Kc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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3rd GRENKE Chess Classic 2015 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 3, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2865 0.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2811 0.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2797 0.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2777 0.5
5 Adams, Michael ENG 2738 0.5
6 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2711 0.5
7 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2706 0.5
8 Baramidze, David GER 2594 0.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Anand, Viswanathan (2797) [C53]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (1.1), 2015-02-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. b4 Bb6 7. a4 a5 8. b5 Ne7 9. O-O O-O 10. h3 c6 11. Bb3 Ng6 12. Re1 Re8 13. Nbd2 d5 14. Nf1 dxe4 15. Ng5 Re7 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. dxe4 Be6 18. Rb1 Rd7 19. Qc2 Nf8 20. Ne3 Bxe3 21. Bxe3 h6 22. Red1 Rc8 23. Rxd7 Qxd7 24. Rd1 Qe8 25. bxc6 Qxc6 26. Bd5 Qxc3 27. Qxc3 Rxc3 28. Bxb7 Nd7 29. Ba6 Nc5 30. Bxc5 Rxc5 31. Bb5 Kh7 32. Rd6 Bc4 33. Rb6 Bxb5 34. Rxb5 Rxb5 35. axb5 a4 36. b6 a3 37. b7 a2 38. b8=Q a1=Q+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2711) – Baramidze, David (2594) [D70]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (1.2), 2015-02-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Nb5 Qd7 11. Kb1 Rd8 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Na5 14. Qc1 Qe8 15. h4 e6 16. Bf4 Rd7 17. Bh6 Bxh6 18. Qxh6 Qf8 19. Qxf8+ Kxf8 20. h5 exd5 21. exd5 Nac4 22. hxg6 fxg6 23. Bxc4 Nxc4 24. Nh3 Re7 25. Ng5 h5 26. g4 hxg4 27. Nce4 gxf3 28. Rh8+ Kg7 29. Rh7+ Kf8 30. Rh8+ Kg7 31. Rh7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2777) – Carlsen, Magnus (2865) [D36]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (1.3), 2015-02-02
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 Be7 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. O-O-O Nb6 12. Nf3 Bg4 13. Kb1 Nf6 14. Rc1 Nfd7 15. Ka1 O-O-O 16. Nd2 Kb8 17. Na4 Nxa4 18. Qxa4 Qh4 19. Rcf1 Qf6 20. Qc2 Rc8 21. Nb3 Rc7 22. Rc1 Rhc8 23. h3 Be6 24. Rhf1 h5 25. f4 g6 26. f5 gxf5 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 Nb6 29. gxf5 Bd7 30. Nc5 Re8 31. Rce1 Qd6 32. a3 Bc8 33. Qf2 Nd7 34. e4 dxe4 35. Nxe4 Qf8 36. Rg1 Rd8 37. Qh2 Qh8 38. Qxh8 Rxh8 39. Rg7 Nb6 40. Nf6 Rd8 41. Rg4 c5 42. Ne8 Rcd7 43. dxc5 Rxd3 44. cxb6 axb6 45. Rf4 R8d5 46. Ref1 Rd1+ 47. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 48. Ka2 Rd5 49. Ng7 Bd7 50. Kb3 Kc7 51. Re4 Kd6 52. Ne8+ Kc6 53. Ng7 Rd3+ 54. Kb4 Rg3 55. Rc4+ Kd6 56. Rd4+ Kc7 57. Nh5 Rg2 58. Nf6 Bc6 59. b3 b5 60. Ng4 Re2 61. Nh6 Be8 62. Ng4 Bd7 63. Nh6 Be8 64. Ng4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2738) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2706) [C07]
3rd GRENKE Chess Classic Baden Baden GER (1.4), 2015-02-02
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. Nb5 Na6 8. Nc3 Qd6 9. Bc4 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qe2 Rd8 12. Nde4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Qe5 14. g3 Nb4 15. c3 Nd5 16. Re1 b6 17. Nd2 Qc7 18. Nf3 Bb7 19. Ba6 Bxa6 20. Qxa6 Bf6 21. Bg5 Bxg5 22. Nxg5 Rd7 23. Rad1 Rad8 24. Nf3 Ne7 25. Rxd7 Qxd7 26. a4 Nc6 27. Kg2 h6 28. h4 Kf8 29. Re3 Qd5 30. b4 Qd7 31. a5 Qc8 32. Qxc8 Rxc8 33. axb6 axb6 34. Rd3 Ke7 35. Kf1 b5 36. Ke2 f5 37. Ke3 g5 38. hxg5 hxg5 39. Nxg5 Ne5 40. Rd1 Kf6 41. f4 Rxc3+ 42. Ke2 Nc4 43. Rd7 Rc2+ 44. Kf3 Nd2+ 45. Ke3 Nf1+ 46. Kf3 Rc3+ 47. Kf2 Nxg3 48. Nh7+ Kg6 49. Nf8+ Kh5 50. Nxe6 Ne4+ 51. Ke2 Rb3 52. Nd4 Ng3+ 53. Kd2 Rxb4 54. Rd5 Kg4 55. Kc3 Ra4 56. Rxb5 Ne4+ 57. Kd3 Ra3+ 58. Kc2 Rc3+ 59. Kb2 Rc5 60. Rxc5 Nxc5 61. Nxf5 Kxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the 77th Tata Steel 2015

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

Final Standings

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

Hou Yifan (2673) – Ivanchuk,V (2715) [C50]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Bc5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 a6 7. Bb3 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Be6 10. Nbd2 Bxb3 11. axb3 d5 12. Qe2 Qd7 13. Nf1 d4 14. b4 Rad8 15. Rd1 Ne8 16. Ng3 f6 17. Qe1 Kh8 18. c4 Bb8 19. h4 Nd6 20. h5 Rde8 21. c5 Nc8 22. Nh4 N8e7 23. Bd2 Qg4 24. Nhf5 Nxf5 25. exf5 Ne7 26. Qe4 Qxe4 27. Nxe4 c6 28. g4 Nd5 29. Kf1 h6 30. Ke2 Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. g3 Be6 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. a4 Be7 11. O-O Rc8 12. Be3 Nb6 13. b3 d5 14. Bxb6 Qxb6 15. Nxd5 Nxd5 16. exd5 Bd7 17. c4 Qd6 18. a5 f5 19. Qd3 h4 20. g4 O-O 21. Nc3 e4 22. Qe3 Bd8 23. Bxe4 fxe4 24. Nxe4 Qf4 25. Qxf4 Rxf4 26. f3 Be7 27. Kf2 Rcf8 28. Ke3 Be8 29. c5 Bb5 30. b4 Rxe4+ 31. Kxe4 Re8 32. Kf4 g5+ 33. Kf5 Kf7 34. Rfe1 Bd3+ 35. Re4 Bf6  0 – 1 (view game)

So,W (2762) – Van Wely,L (2667) [A61]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. Bf4 a6 8. a4 Bg7 9. h3 O-O 10. e3 Nh5 11. Bh2 f5 12. Be2 f4 13. Qd2 Bh6 14. e4 Bg7 15. O-O Nd7 16. Ne1 Ndf6 17. Nd3 Qe8 18. Rfe1 g5 19. e5 dxe5 20. d6 Kh8 21. Bd1 g4 22. Rxe5 Qg6 23. Nxf4 Nxf4 24. Bxf4 gxh3 25. Rg5 Qf7 26. Be5 Bd7 27. Bb3 Be6 28. Bxe6 Qxe6 29. Re1 Qf7 30. Nd5 Nh5 31. Bxg7+ Nxg7 32. Re7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2862) – Saric,Iv (2666) [B30]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Qc7 5. O-O Nd4 6. Re1 a6 7. Bc4 b5 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. Bxd5 Rb8 10. Nxd4 cxd4 11. d3 e6 12. Bb3 Bd6 13. Qh5 Bb7 14. f4 Bxf4 15. Bxf4 Qxf4 16. Rf1 Qe3+ 17. Kh1 O-O 18. Rf3 Qh6 19. Qe5 a5 20. a4 Bc6 21. axb5 Rxb5 22. Qxd4 Qd2 23. Raf1 Qb4 24. Qf2 f6 25. Rf4 Re5 26. Rb1 a4 27. Ba2 Rb8 28. c3 Qb6 29. Qd2 Rb5 30. Rf2 Qc7 31. h3 h6 32. Qe3 Rg5 33. d4 Kh8 34. Re1 Bb5 35. e5 f5 36. d5 exd5 37. Bxd5 Bc4 38. Rd1 Re8 39. Bxc4 Qxc4 40. Rxd7 Qb5 41. e6 Qc6 42. Qf3 Qxe6 43. Rd5 Qe1+ 44. Rf1 Qe2 45. Rxf5 Rxf5 46. Qxe2 Rxe2 47. Rxf5 Rxb2 48. Ra5 Rc2 49. Rxa4 Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2744) – Giri,A (2784) [D97]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Nc6 8. Be2 Nd7 9. Be3 Nb6 10. Qc5 Bg4 11. d5 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Nd7 13. Qc4 Na5 14. Qa4 c6 15. Rd1 b5 16. Qc2 a6 17. dxc6 Nxc6 18. Nxb5 axb5 19. Qxc6 Qa5+ 20. Kf1 Ne5 21. Qxb5 Qxa2 22. f4 Rab8 23. Qd5 Qxd5 24. Rxd5 Nc6 25. Rd2 Rxb2 26. Rxb2 Bxb2 27. Kg2 Nd4 28. Bd3 Ne6 29. f5 gxf5 30. exf5 Ng7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Ding Liren (2732) [E90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Nf6 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. c5 Nf6 12. Bb5 Qe7 13. g4 Na6 14. Ne6 Bxe6 15. dxe6 Nxc5 16. g5 Ne8 17. Nd5 Qxe6 18. b4 Ne4 19. Bxe8 Qxe8 20. f3 Ng3 21. Rg1 f4 22. Nxc7 Qe7 23. Qb3+ Kh8 24. Ne6 Rfe8 25. Nxg7 Kxg7 26. Bb2 Qxg5 27. Rd1 Rad8 28. Rd5 Qf5 29. Kd2 Qxh3 30. Kc1 Qf5 31. Bc3 h5 32. Kb2 h4 33. Qd1 h3 34. Qd2 Kf7 35. Re1 Qf6 36. Qc2 Nf5 37. Rd2 Rg8 38. Qe4 b6 39. Rh1 Rh8 40. Qb7+ Qe7 41. Qa6 Ng3 42. Rhh2 Rd7 43. Rc2 Rc7 44. Qd3 Qe6 45. Ka3 Nf5 46. Bd2 Rxc2 47. Qxc2 Nd4 48. Qd3 Qd5 49. Kb2 b5 50. Bc3 Qxf3 51. Qb1 Qg3 52. Rd2 h2 53. Bxd4 h1=Q 54. Qf5+ Ke7 55. Qc2 Qd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2727) – Radjabov,T (2734) [E73]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2015-01-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. h4 c5 7. d5 b5 8. cxb5 a6 9. bxa6 Qa5 10. Bd2 Bxa6 11. h5 Nbd7 12. hxg6 hxg6 13. Bxa6 Qxa6 14. Nge2 Rfb8 15. Rb1 Rb4 16. a3 Rb7 17. O-O Rab8 18. Qc2 Ne5 19. f3 Qd3 20. Rfc1 Qxc2 21. Rxc2 Nc4 22. a4 Nxb2 23. a5 Nd3 24. Rxb7 Rxb7 25. Ra2 Nb4 26. Ra4 Nd7 27. Nd1 Na6 28. Kf1 Ne5 29. Nc1 Rb1 30. Ke2 Kf8 31. g4 Nd7 32. g5 Bd4 33. Kd3 Ne5+ 34. Kc2 Rb8 35. f4 Nf3 36. Ne2 Nxd2 37. Kxd2 Bg7 38. Ne3 Rb2+ 39. Ke1 Rb1+ 40. Kf2 Rb2 41. e5 Rd2 42. Kf3 Ke8 43. exd6 exd6 44. Ng3 Kd7 45. Ne4 Rb2 46. Nc4 Rb4 47. Rxb4 cxb4 48. Nexd6 b3 49. Nxf7 b2 50. Nxb2 Bxb2 51. Ne5+ Ke7 52. Nxg6+ Kd6 53. Ne5 Bxe5 54. fxe5+ Kxd5 55. g6 Ke6 56. Kg4 Nc7 57. Kh5 Kxe5 58. g7 Ne8 59. g8=Q Nf6+ 60. Kg5  1 – 0 (view game)

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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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