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Sinquefield Cup 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on August 26, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2816 3
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2765 3
3 Giri, Anish NED 2793 2.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2853 2.5
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2731 2
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2814 2
7 So, Wesley USA 2779 1.5
8 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2771 1.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2816 1
10 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2808 1

Grischuk,A (2771) – Topalov,V (2816) [B90]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (4), 2015-08-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. f3 e5 9. Nb3 Be6 10. Be3 h5 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Nbd7 13. Qd2 g6 14. O-O-O Nb6 15. Kb1 Nbxd5 16. Bg5 Be7 17. Na5 Rb8 18. Bc4 Nb6 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Qxd6 Qxd6 21. Rxd6 Bd8 22. Rd3 Bc7 23. Bb3 Ke7 24. Rhd1 Rhd8 25. Rxd8 Bxd8 26. Nc4 Nxc4 27. Bxc4 Bb6 28. c3 Rd8 29. Rxd8 Bxd8 30. Kc2 Bc7 31. Bd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2793) – Carlsen,M (2853) [B33]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (4), 2015-08-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 Ne7 12. Nc2 Nxd5 13. Qxd5 Rb8 14. Nb4 Bb7 15. Qd3 O-O 16. Be2 a5 17. Nd5 b4 18. O-O bxc3 19. bxc3 Bg5 20. Rab1 Qd7 21. Rb3 Bc6 22. Rfb1 Rxb3 23. Rxb3 g6 24. Rb6 Rc8 25. h3 Bxd5 26. Qxd5 Rxc3 27. Rxd6 Qe7 28. Bd1 Rc7 29. g3 Kg7 30. Ba4 Bc1 31. Rc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2779) – Aronian,L (2765) [E20]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (4), 2015-08-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 O-O 6. e4 d6 7. Nge2 a6 8. a4 Ba5 9. Bd2 exd5 10. cxd5 Nh5 11. g3 Nd7 12. Bg2 b5 13. g4 b4 14. Nb1 Qh4+ 15. Kf1 Ne5 16. Be1 Qf6 17. gxh5 Nxf3 18. Bf2 Bg4 19. Qc1 Nd4 20. Nxd4 cxd4 21. e5 dxe5 22. Nd2 Rac8 23. Qb1 b3 24. Nxb3 Bb6 25. a5 Ba7 26. Kg1 Bf5 27. Be4 Qg5+ 28. Kf1 Qf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2731) – Nakamura,Hi (2814) [E81]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (4), 2015-08-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Nge2 c5 7. d5 e6 8. Ng3 exd5 9. cxd5 a6 10. a4 h5 11. Be2 Nbd7 12. O-O h4 13. Nh1 Nh5 14. Be3 f5 15. f4 Qe8 16. Bxh5 gxh5 17. e5 dxe5 18. d6 exf4 19. Bxf4 Nf6 20. Nf2 Bd7 21. Nd3 h3 22. Ne5 hxg2 23. Re1 Be6 24. Qf3 Ne4 25. Rad1 Bxe5 26. Bxe5 Qg6 27. Qxg2 Qxg2+ 28. Kxg2 Bd7 29. Rg1 Kf7 30. Kf3 Rg8 31. Nxe4 fxe4+ 32. Kxe4 Ke6 33. Bf4 Bxa4 34. Rde1 h4 35. Rxg8 Rxg8 36. Kf3+ Kf6 37. Re5 Bc6+ 38. Ke3 Re8 39. Rxe8 Bxe8 40. d7 Bxd7 41. Bd6 c4 42. Kd4 b5 43. Kc3 Ke6 44. Bc7 Kd5 45. Bd8 h3 46. b4 cxb3 47. Kxb3 Kc5 48. Be7+ Kb6 49. Bd8+ Kc5 50. Be7+ Kb6 51. Bd8+ ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – Anand,V (2816) [D43]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (4), 2015-08-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. Bd3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. e4 Qd8 11. Re1 c5 12. exd5 cxd4 13. dxe6 Bxe6 14. Ne2 Qd6 15. Qd2 Nc6 16. Nf4 Bg4 17. Be4 Bxf3 18. Bxf3 Ne5 19. Bd5 Rac8 20. b3 b5 21. Rac1 bxc4 22. bxc4 Rc7 23. Nd3 Nxd3 24. Qxd3 Kh7 25. g3 Bf6 26. Rb1 Kg7 27. Rb5 Rfc8 28. Reb1 Rc5 29. a4 Rxb5 30. axb5 Rc7 31. Qb3 Qe5 32. Qf3 Bg5 33. c5 Rd7 34. b6 axb6 35. cxb6 Rxd5 36. Qxd5 Qxd5 37. b7 d3 38. b8=Q d2 39. Rd1 Qf3 40. Qb2+ Kh7 41. Qc2 Be3 42. fxe3 Qxe3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sinquefield Cup 2015 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2816 2.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2793 2
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2765 2
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2853 2
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2731 1.5
6 So, Wesley USA 2779 1.5
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2814 1.5
8 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2771 1
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2816 0.5
10 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2808 0.5

Anand,V (2816) – Topalov,V (2816) [B51]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (3), 2015-08-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nc3 e5 9. Qd3 h6 10. Nd2 b5 11. a4 Rb8 12. Rd1 Be7 13. axb5 axb5 14. Nf1 b4 15. Nd5 Nxd5 16. Qxd5 O-O 17. Ne3 Be6 18. Qd3 Qc7 19. Bd2 Rfc8 20. c3 bxc3 21. Bxc3 Qb7 22. Nd5 Bg5 23. h3 Ra8 24. Ne3 Bxe3 25. Qxe3 Rxa1 26. Rxa1 Ra8 27. Rxa8+ Qxa8 28. f3 Qc6 29. Kf2 f6 30. Kg1 Qc5 31. Qxc5 dxc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2765) – Giri,A (2793) [A29]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (3), 2015-08-25
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 Re8 10. Qd2 Bf8 11. Rfc1 h6 12. a3 Bg4 13. Ne4 Nd4 14. Bxd4 exd4 15. Qf4 Bxf3 16. exf3 Nd5 17. Qg4 c6 18. f4 a5 19. Nd2 a4 20. Qd1 Nb6 21. h4 Ra5 22. Rc2 Nd7 23. Ne4 Nc5 24. Nxc5 Bxc5 25. Qd2 Bf8 26. Re1 Rxe1+ 27. Qxe1 Ra8 28. Qe4 Qb6 29. Re2 Qc5 30. Bf3 Rd8 31. Kg2 Bd6 32. f5 Bf8 33. f6 gxf6 34. Qf4 Qd6 35. Qf5 Ra8 36. Rc2 Bg7 37. Rc4 Qe6 38. Qf4 Qe5 39. Rb4 Qxf4 40. gxf4 Ra7 41. f5 Bf8 42. Rxd4 Ra5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2853) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2731) [A15]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (3), 2015-08-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 c5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. Nc3 Qc7 8. Nd5 Qxc4 9. Nxe7+ Kh8 10. Nxc8 Rxc8 11. O-O Nc6 12. Be3 Ng4 13. Nc2 Nxe3 14. Nxe3 Qe6 15. Nd5 Bxb2 16. Rb1 Be5 17. Rxb7 Rab8 18. Rxb8 Rxb8 19. e3 Rb2 20. a4 Ne7 21. Nf4 Bxf4 22. exf4 Qb6 23. a5 Qc5 24. Qxd7 Ra2 25. Qd3 Kg7 26. a6 h5 27. Bb7 Nf5 28. Qe4 Nd6 29. Qb1 Rd2 30. Qa1+ Kg8 31. Bg2 Nf5 32. Qe5 Qxe5 33. fxe5 Re2 34. Rb1 Rxe5 35. Rb7 Re1+ 36. Bf1 h4 37. Rxa7 h3 38. Rd7 Ra1 39. g4 Nh4 40. Rd3 Ng2 41. Rxh3 Nf4 42. Rf3 g5 43. Rb3  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2779) – Grischuk,A (2771) [A35]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (3), 2015-08-25
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Bg7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bd7 9. b3 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Bc6 11. Bb2 O-O 12. Nd5 Bxd5 13. cxd5 Qa5 14. Bc3 Qa6 15. Qd2 Rfc8 16. Rfc1 Qb5 17. Rab1 a5 18. e4 Nd7 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Qd4+ Kg8 21. Bf1 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Qb4 23. Rc4 Qe1 24. Rc7 Ne5 25. Kg2 Qb4 26. Qxb4 axb4 27. Rc2 Kg7 28. f4 Nd7 29. Kf3 f5 30. exf5 gxf5 31. Rc7 Nc5 32. Rxe7+ Kf6 33. Re2 h5 34. Ke3 h4 35. Kd4 hxg3 36. hxg3 Rg8 37. Re3 Ra8 38. Kc4 Rxa2 39. Kxb4 Rf2 40. Bc4 Ne4 41. Kb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2814) – Caruana,F (2808) [D81]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (3), 2015-08-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Qb3 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Be6 6. Qa4+ Bd7 7. Qb3 c5 8. d5 b5 9. Nxb5 Bxb5 10. Qxb5+ Nbd7 11. g3 Rb8 12. Qa4 Bg7 13. Bg2 O-O 14. Nh3 Nb6 15. Qxa7 Nfxd5 16. O-O Qc8 17. Qa3 Nb4 18. Qb3 Nc6 19. Bf4 Nd4 20. Qd1 e5 21. Be3 Rd8 22. Bxd4 Rxd4 23. Qc2 Rc4 24. Qd2 Rd4 25. Qc1 e4 26. e3 Rc4 27. Qd2 Rb4 28. Rac1 Rxb2 29. Qd6 c4 30. Ng5 Rxa2 31. Nxe4 Qf8 32. Rfd1 Qxd6 33. Rxd6 Ra1 34. Rxa1 Bxa1 35. Rc6 Rc8 36. Rxb6 c3 37. Nxc3 Bxc3 38. Bd5 Rc7 39. h4 Kg7 40. g4 h6 41. g5 hxg5 42. hxg5 Rc5 43. Rd6 Kf8 44. e4 Be5 45. Rd8+ Ke7 46. Ra8 Rc7 47. Kg2 Bf4 48. Ra5 Kf8 49. Bb3 Rc3 50. Rb5 Kg7 51. Bd1 Rd3 52. Be2 Rc3 53. Rd5 Kf8 54. Bb5 Ke7 55. Kf1 Rc2 56. Be2 Rd2 57. Ra5 Rd4 58. Bf3 Rd3 59. Be2 Rd4 60. f3 Kf8 61. Ba6 Rd7 62. Bc4 Re7 63. Kg2 Re5 64. Ra8+ Re8 65. Ra5 Re5 66. Rxe5 Bxe5 67. Kh3 Bf4 68. Kg4 Bc1 69. f4 Ke7 70. f5 gxf5+ 71. Kxf5 Bb2 72. e5 Bc3 73. Bb3 Bb2 74. Bc4 Bc3 75. Bb3 Bb2 76. Bc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sinquefield Cup 2015 Round 2

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2816 2
2 Giri, Anish NED 2793 1.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2731 1.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2765 1.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2853 1
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2814 1
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2771 1
8 So, Wesley USA 2779 0
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2816 0
10 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2808 0

Topalov,V (2816) – Nakamura,Hi (2814) [C65]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (2), 2015-08-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 d6 6. O-O O-O 7. c3 Ne7 8. d4 exd4 9. cxd4 Bb6 10. Re1 Ng6 11. h3 c6 12. Bd3 Nh5 13. Nc4 Bc7 14. d5 Nhf4 15. Bf1 f5 16. e5 Nxd5 17. exd6 Bxd6 18. Nxd6 Qxd6 19. b3 Bd7 20. Bb2 Rfe8 21. Qd4 Qf6 22. Qd2 Qd6 23. Bc4 h6 24. Qd4 Qf6 25. Qxf6 gxf6 26. Bxf6 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 Re8 28. Rd1 Be6 29. Nd4 Kf7 30. Nxe6 Rxe6 31. Bd4 a6 32. Kf1 Ngf4 33. b4 Re4 34. f3 Re8 35. g3 Ne6 36. Bf2 Rd8 37. Re1 f4 38. g4 Ng5 39. Kg2 Re8 40. Rd1 Re5 41. Bd4 Re8 42. h4 Ne6 43. Bf2 Nec7 44. h5 Kf6 45. Kh3 b5 46. Bd4+ Kg5 47. Bxd5 Nxd5 48. Rc1 Re6 49. Rc5 Rd6 50. Bg7 Re6 51. Bd4 Rd6 52. a3 Re6 53. Rc1 Ne7 54. Bf2 Kf6 55. Bh4+ Kf7 56. g5 hxg5 57. Bxg5 Nd5 58. Kg4 Kg7 59. Bxf4 Nxf4 60. Kxf4 Rd6 61. Rc3 Kf6 62. Kg4 a5 63. bxa5 Rd4+ 64. f4 Ra4 65. Rxc6+ Kg7 66. a6 Rxa3 67. f5 b4 68. f6+ Kf7 69. h6 Kg6 70. Rc8 b3 71. Rg8+ Kf7 72. h7 Ra4+ 73. Kf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2731) – Aronian,L (2765) [D38]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (2), 2015-08-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 dxc4 10. O-O Bd7 11. Bxc4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Rfd8 13. Be2 Be8 14. Qa3 Qe7 15. Qb2 b6 16. Nd2 Na5 17. Nb3 Nxb3 18. axb3 a5 19. b4 axb4 20. Qxb4 Kf8 21. Bf3 Qxb4 22. cxb4 Rxa1 23. Rxa1 Ke7 24. Kf1 Kd6 25. Ke2 Bb5+ 26. Kd2 e5 27. dxe5+ Kxe5+ 28. Kc3 Rd3+ 29. Kc2 Rd8 30. Kc3 Rd3+ 31. Kc2 Rd8 32. Kc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2793) – So,W (2779) [A30]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (2), 2015-08-24
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 f5 5. d4 e4 6. d5 exf3 7. dxc6 dxc6 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. gxf3 Nf6 10. b3 Bd6 11. Bb2 Ke7 12. O-O-O Be6 13. Bd3 Rhd8 14. Kc2 Rd7 15. Ne2 g6 16. h3 Rad8 17. f4 Bc7 18. Ba3 b6 19. Ng3 Kf7 20. Bb2 a6 21. Be5 b5 22. Bxf5 gxf5 23. Bxc7 Rxd1 24. Rxd1 Rxd1 25. Kxd1 bxc4 26. bxc4 Ne4 27. Nxe4 fxe4 28. h4 Bxc4 29. a3 Ke6 30. f5+ Kxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – Carlsen,M (2853) [C78]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (2), 2015-08-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bb7 7. d3 Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. a3 d6 10. Re1 Qd7 11. Ne2 Nd8 12. Ng3 Ne6 13. Ba2 Rfe8 14. Ng5 d5 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. Bg5 h6 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. Qf3 c6 19. c4 Rad8 20. cxd5 cxd5 21. Nf5 Bg5 22. h4 Bd2 23. Re2 dxe4 24. dxe4 Qf6 25. g3 Kf8 26. h5 Bg5 27. a4 b4 28. a5 Kg8 29. Bc4 Rd7 30. Ra4 Kh8 31. Rxb4 g6 32. hxg6 fxg6 33. Qb3 Bc6 34. Ne3 Bxe4 35. Bd5 Bxd5 36. Nxd5 Qc6 37. Nc3 Qf3 38. Qc2 Red8 39. Rbe4 Rd2 40. Rxd2 Rxd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk,A (2771) – Anand,V (2816) [A45]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (2), 2015-08-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. dxc5 Nc6 5. Bb5 Qa5+ 6. Nc3 a6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6 8. Nf3 e6 9. O-O Bd7 10. a3 Qxc5 11. Na4 Qa7 12. c4 Be7 13. Rc1 Rc8 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Rxc8+ Bxc8 16. Qd4 Qxd4 17. exd4 Bd7 18. Nb6 Bd8 19. Nxd7 Nxd7 20. Rc1 f6 21. Rc6 Kf7 22. Rxa6 Bb6 23. Bd2 g5 24. h3 Rb8 25. Bb4 Rb7 26. Ra8 Nb8 27. Kf1 Nc6 28. Bc3 e5 29. dxe5 d4 30. Bb4 Nxe5 31. Nxe5+ fxe5 32. Ke2 e4 33. f3 d3+ 34. Kd2 exf3 35. Rf8+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Sinquefield Cup 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on August 23, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2816 1
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2814 1
3 Giri, Anish NED 2793 1
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2765 1
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2731 1
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2853 0
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2816 0
8 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2808 0
9 So, Wesley USA 2779 0
10 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2771 0

Carlsen,M (2853) – Topalov,V (2816) [B51]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (1), 2015-08-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O Ngf6 5. Re1 a6 6. Bd3 b5 7. c4 g5 8. Nxg5 Ne5 9. Be2 bxc4 10. Na3 Rg8 11. Nxc4 Nxc4 12. d4 Nb6 13. Bh5 Nxh5 14. Qxh5 Rg7 15. Nxh7 Qd7 16. dxc5 dxc5 17. e5 Qc6 18. f3 Qg6 19. Nf6+ Kd8 20. Qxg6 Rxg6 21. Ne4 Bb7 22. h4 Rc8 23. h5 Rg8 24. Bd2 Nc4 25. Bc3 Bh6 26. Rad1+ Ke8 27. Rd3 Bf4 28. Nf2 Bc6 29. Nh3 Bg3 30. Re2 Bb5 31. Rd1 Bc6 32. Nf2 Bxe5 33. Ng4 Bxc3 34. bxc3 Kf8 35. Kf2 Rh8 36. Ne5 Nxe5 37. Rxe5 Be8 38. g4 f6 39. Re6 Bb5 40. Rde1 Rc7  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2814) – Anand,V (2816) [E06]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (1), 2015-08-23
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. Bg5 Bd5 11. Qc2 Be4 12. Qd1 c5 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Qxd8 Rxd8 15. Nbd2 Bc6 16. Nb3 Be7 17. Na5 h6 18. Be3 Nd5 19. Bd2 Nb6 20. Bf4 Nd5 21. Ne5 g5 22. Bd2 Bf6 23. Nd3 b6 24. Nc4 b5 25. Bxd5 bxc4 26. Bxc4 Bxb2 27. Ra2 Bg7 28. Rc1 Be8 29. Nc5 Bf8 30. Bd3 Nc6 31. Be4 Rdc8 32. Kf1 Ra7 33. Nb3 Rac7 34. Rac2 Bd6 35. f4 f5 36. Bd3 Nb8 37. Rxc7 Rxc7 38. Rxc7 Bxc7 39. fxg5 hxg5 40. Nc5 Bd6 41. Nxe6 Bxa4 42. Nxg5 Bd7 43. Bc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2765) – Caruana,F (2808) [D37]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (1), 2015-08-23
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. c6 Nf6 11. a3 a5 12. Bd3 Ne4 13. Rc2 f6 14. Qe2 Bd6 15. O-O g5 16. Bxd6 Nxd6 17. Re1 a4 18. Nd2 e5 19. e4 f5 20. f3 dxe4 21. fxe4 Ra5 22. exf5 Nxf5 23. Bc4+ Kg7 24. d5 Re8 25. Ne4 Nd4 26. Qh5 Nxc2 27. Nxg5 Bf5 28. Rf1 Qf6 29. Ne6+ Rxe6 30. Rxf5 Qg6 31. dxe6 Qxh5 32. Rxh5 Nd4 33. e7 Ra8 34. Rxe5 Re8 35. Re4 Nf5 36. Be6 Nd6 37. Bd7 Nxe4 38. Bxe8 Kf6 39. Bg6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2793) – Grischuk,A (2771) [D02]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (1), 2015-08-23
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rd1 b6 10. Bf4 Ba6 11. b3 Rc8 12. Nc3 dxc4 13. e4 Nh5 14. Be3 Nhf6 15. h3 b5 16. bxc4 bxc4 17. Rab1 Qa5 18. Bd2 Qa3 19. Re1 Nb6 20. Re3 Rb8 21. Rxb6 Rxb6 22. Na4 Rb1+ 23. Kh2 c3 24. Rxc3 Qb4 25. Rxc6 Qb5 26. Ne5 Ra1 27. Bc3 Rf1 28. Nb2 Qb7 29. Rxa6 Qxa6 30. Nbc4 Nxe4 31. Bxe4 Rb8 32. Bxh7+ Kf8 33. Qe2 Rc1 34. Qh5  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2779) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2731) [A15]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (1), 2015-08-23
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 c5 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. Ng5 e6 9. Nge4 Nb6 10. Qb5 c4 11. Na4 O-O 12. Nxb6 axb6 13. Qxc4 e5 14. Qc2 Be6 15. Nc3 b5 16. Bxc6 bxc6 17. b3 Bf5 18. d3 e4 19. dxe4 Bxe4 20. Nxe4 Bxa1 21. O-O Re8 22. f3 Bd4+ 23. e3 Bg7 24. Rd1 Qc7 25. Rd6 c5 26. Rd5 Re5 27. Rd1 c4 28. a3 Re7 29. bxc4 Qxc4 30. Qd2 Qb3 31. Qd6 Rc8 32. Nf2 Rec7 33. Bd2 Bf8 34. Qd4 Bxa3 35. Kg2 Bb2  0 – 1 (view game)

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Veselin Topalov wins the Norway Chess 2015

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 6.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 6
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 6
4 Giri, Anish NED 2773 5.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 4
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 4
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 3.5
8 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 3.5
9 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 3
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 3

Vachier Lagrave,M (2723) – Grischuk,A (2781) [D38]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (9), 2015-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Nbd7 8. e3 g5 9. Bg3 Ne4 10. Qc2 h5 11. h3 Qf6 12. Bd3 Bxc3+ 13. bxc3 Nxg3 14. fxg3 g4 15. hxg4 hxg4 16. Nh4 Nb6 17. Qf2 Qxf2+ 18. Kxf2 Be6 19. Nf5 Kd7 20. Rh4 Rhg8 21. Ke2 Nc8 22. Rf1 Nd6 23. Nxd6 Kxd6 24. Bf5 Rg5 25. Bxe6 Kxe6 26. Rh7 Rf8 27. a4 b6 28. Kd3 c5 29. Rh6+ f6 30. Rh7 Rf5 31. Rf4 c4+ 32. Ke2 Rxf4 33. gxf4 Kf5 34. Rd7 Ke4 35. Re7+ Kf5 36. Rd7 Ke4 37. Re7+ Kf5 38. Rd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2798) – Anand,V (2804) [D38]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (9), 2015-06-25
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)

Hammer,J (2677) – Carlsen,M (2876) [D30]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (9), 2015-06-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. Bg5 f6 5. Bd2 dxc4 6. e3 Nc6 7. Bxc4 Bd6 8. e4 Nge7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qb3 Kh8 11. Bxe6 Bxh2+ 12. Kxh2 Qd6+ 13. Kh1 Bxe6 14. d5 Bg8 15. Qa3 Qxa3 16. Nxa3 Na7 17. Bb4 Rfe8 18. Rac1 Rac8 19. Nd4 f5 20. f3 fxe4 21. fxe4 Ng6 22. Nf5 Rxe4 23. Bc3 Bxd5 24. Bxg7+ Kg8 25. Bd4 Rxd4 26. Nxd4 Bxa2 27. b3 Rd8 28. Ne6 Rd2 29. Rc3 Re2 30. Nf4 Rb2 31. Nxg6 hxg6 32. Rxc7 Rxb3 33. Rd1 Nc6 34. Rdd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2780) – Nakamura,Hi (2802) [A25]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (9), 2015-06-25
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Bc5 4. Bg2 d6 5. e3 a6 6. Nge2 Ba7 7. a3 h5 8. d4 h4 9. b4 Nge7 10. c5 Bf5 11. Bb2 Qd7 12. Qb3 h3 13. Bf3 exd4 14. Nxd4 Bg4 15. Bxg4 Qxg4 16. Nxc6 Nxc6 17. Qd1 Qg6 18. cxd6 O-O-O 19. Rc1 Rxd6 20. Qc2 Qh5 21. Qe2 Ne5 22. Qxh5 Nd3+ 23. Ke2 Nxc1+ 24. Rxc1 Rxh5 25. g4 Re5 26. Rg1 Re8 27. Rg3 Bd4 28. Na4 Bxb2 29. Nxb2 Red8 30. Nc4 Rc6 31. Ne5 Rc2+ 32. Ke1 f6 33. Nf3 Rh8 34. g5 Ra2 35. Nd4 Rxa3 36. Ne6 Ra1+ 37. Ke2 Rh1 38. gxf6 gxf6 39. Nf4 b6 40. Nxh3 Rb1  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana,F (2805) – Giri,A (2773) [C80]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (9), 2015-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Re1 O-O 16. b4 Qd7 17. h3 Rfd8 18. g4 Bg6 19. Bf4 a5 20. bxa5 Rxa5 21. Ba2 Rf8 22. b4 Ra4 23. Qd2 Nd8 24. Bg5 c5 25. Bxe7 Qxe7 26. bxc5 Qxc5 27. Nh4 Ne6 28. Bb3 Rxa1 29. Rxa1 Qxe5 30. Nxg6 hxg6 31. Bxe6 fxe6 32. Qxd3 b4 33. Rc1 Qf4 34. Rf1 b3 35. Qxg6 Qc4 36. Re1 Rf6 37. Qe8+ Kh7 38. Qh5+ Rh6 39. Qe5 Rxh3 40. Qxe6 Qxe6 41. Rxe6 Rxc3 42. Rb6 Rc4 43. Rxb3 Rxg4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 6
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 5.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2773 5
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 5
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 3.5
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 3.5
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 3.5
8 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 3
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 3
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 2

Grischuk, Alexander (2781) – Caruana, Fabiano (2805) [A49]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (8.1), 2015-06-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. d4 d5 4. c4 c6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. Qb3 O-O 7. Nc3 Qb6 8. O-O Rd8 9. Na4 Qxb3 10. axb3 Na6 11. Nc3 Bf5 12. Bf4 Nh5 13. Bg5 Nf6 14. Bf4 Nh5 15. Bg5 Nf6 16. Rfc1 h6 17. Bd2 Ne4 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. Be1 Nb8 20. e3 Nc6 21. Nh4 Nxc3 22. bxc3 Be4 23. Bxe4 dxe4 24. b4 a6 25. c4 e6 26. Rab1 Na7 27. Ng2 g5 28. Bc3 Rac8 29. c5 e5 30. dxe5 Nc6 31. Ne1 Bxe5 32. Kf1 Bxc3 33. Rxc3 Rd2 34. Rc2 Rcd8 35. b5 axb5 36. Rxd2 Rxd2 37. Rxb5 Nd8 38. Rb4 Ne6 39. Rxb7 Nxc5 40. Rb5 Nd7 41. h3 Kg7 42. Rb4 f5 43. Rc4 Ne5 44. Rc2 Rd1 45. Ke2 Ra1 46. f4 exf3+ 47. Nxf3 Nxf3 48. Kxf3 Rf1+ 49. Kg2 Ra1 50. Kf3 Rf1+ 51. Kg2 Ra1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2876) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [C90]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (8.2), 2015-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. Re1 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. Nbd2 Nc6 12. Nf1 h6 13. Ne3 Re8 14. a4 Be6 15. d4 exd4 16. cxd4 Nb4 17. Bb1 bxa4 18. Rxa4 Bf8 19. Ra1 d5 20. e5 Ne4 21. h3 Qb6 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Bxe4 Rad8 24. Bxd5 Rxd5 25. Be3 Red8 26. dxc5 Bxc5 27. Qb3 Bxe3 28. Rxe3 a5 29. e6 fxe6 30. Rae1 R8d6 31. Rc1 Nd3 32. Rc8+ Kh7 33. Qa4 Qxb2 34. Qe4+ Rf5 35. Kh2 Nf4 36. Rc2 Qa1 37. g4 Qf1 38. Ne1 Nh5 39. gxf5 exf5 40. Qc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Topalov, Veselin (2798) [E10]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (8.3), 2015-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 b6 10. b3 a5 11. Bc3 Bb7 12. Nbd2 c5 13. Ne5 cxd4 14. Bxd4 Nxe5 15. Bxe5 Qc8 16. Rac1 dxc4 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. Qxc4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qb7+ 20. Qe4 Rfb8 21. Rc6 Qd7 22. Rcc1 Qb7 23. Qxb7 Rxb7 24. Ne4 Be7 25. Nd6 Rd7 26. Nc4 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 b5 28. Ne5 Bf6 29. Nd7 a4 30. Rc1 axb3 31. axb3 Be7 32. Rc7 Rd8 33. Rb7 Bd6 34. g4 h5 35. gxh5 Kh7 36. b4 Bxb4 37. Ne5 Rd5 38. Nxf7 Rxh5 39. f4 Kg6 40. Ne5+ Kh7 41. Nf7 Kg6 42. Ne5+ Kh7 43. Nf3 Rf5 44. Ng5+ Kh6 45. Kf3 Bd2 46. e3 b4 47. Nxe6 Rh5 48. Nxg7 Rxh2 49. Nf5+ Kg6 50. Ne7+ Kf6 51. Nd5+ Ke6 52. Ke4 Rh3 53. Rb6+ Kd7 54. Kd3 Bc1 55. Rxb4 Kd6 56. Kd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2802) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2723) [B92]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (8.4), 2015-06-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Qd3 b5 9. a4 b4 10. Nd5 Bb7 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. Bd2 a5 13. c3 bxc3 14. Bxc3 O-O 15. O-O Nc6 16. Rfd1 Re8 17. Bf3 Be7 18. Qb5 Qc8 19. Bg4 Qxg4 20. Qxb7 Rec8 21. Nxa5 Nxa5 22. Qxe7 Nb3 23. f3 Qf4 24. Ra3 Nd4 25. Raa1 Ne2+ 26. Kh1 Nxc3 27. bxc3 h5 28. Qxd6 Rxc3 29. Qd5 Ra6 30. Qb5 Rac6 31. Qf1 h4 32. h3 Rc2 33. Re1 Qd2 34. Red1 Qg5 35. Re1 Qd2 36. Rad1 Qb4 37. Qd3 Kh7 38. Qd8 Rf6 39. Rc1 Qxa4 40. Rxc2 Qxc2 41. Qd1 Qf2 42. Rf1 Qg3 43. Qd7 Rg6 44. Rg1 Rf6 45. Rf1 Rg6 46. Rg1 Rf6 47. Rf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2804) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2677) [A20]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (8.5), 2015-06-24
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. d3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Rc1 f5 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. O-O Be6 11. b4 a6 12. a3 Kh8 13. Na4 Nxa4 14. Qxa4 Bd5 15. Bc5 Bd6 16. Qc2 Qf6 17. e4 Be6 18. exf5 Bxf5 19. Be3 a5 20. b5 Ne7 21. Bg5 Qf7 22. Qc3 h6 23. Bxe7 Qxe7 24. Nh4 Bxa3 25. Bxb7 Bxc1 26. Nxf5 Rxf5 27. Bxa8 Ba3 28. Qxa5 Bc5 29. Be4 Rf8 30. Kg2 Qd6 31. h4 h5 32. Qd2 Qf6 33. Qe2 g6 34. Bxg6 Qxg6 35. Qxe5+ Kg8 36. Qxc5  1 – 0 (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 23, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 6
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 4.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 4.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2773 4
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 3
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 3
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 3
8 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 2.5
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 2.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 2

Hammer,J (2677) – Giri,A (2773) [B08]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (7), 2015-06-23
1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 d6 3. d4 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Be3 a6 6. Qd2 b5 7. Bh6 O-O 8. Bd3 Bg4 9. e5 dxe5 10. dxe5 Nh5 11. Bxg7 Nxg7 12. Be4 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Qxd2+ 14. Kxd2 Ra7 15. Rad1 Nd7 16. Rhe1 Nb6 17. Bc6 Ne6 18. Kc1 Nd8 19. Be4 c5 20. Nd5 Nxd5 21. Bxd5 Ne6 22. g3 c4 23. Bxe6 fxe6 24. f4 Kf7 25. h4 h5 26. Rd4 Rc8 27. Red1 Ke8 28. c3 a5 29. Kc2 Rb7 30. Re4 b4 31. Rdd4 Rbc7 32. Kd2 Rc5 33. Kc2 R5c7 34. a3 b3+ 35. Kd2 Rc5 36. Ke3 R8c7 37. Rd2 Rd5 38. Red4 Rxd4 39. Rxd4 Rc5 40. a4 Rc8 41. Re4 Kf7 42. Kd4 Kg7 43. Re2 Kf8 44. Rg2 Kg7 45. Rd2 Kf7 46. Ke4 Ke8 47. Rd4 Rc5 48. Kf3 Kf7 49. Ke3 Ke8 50. Ke4 Rc7 51. Kf3 Rc5 52. Ke3 Rc8 53. Re4 Kf7 54. Kd4 Kg7 55. Re3 Kf7 56. Re2 Kf8 57. Rg2 Kg7 58. Ke3 Kf7 59. Rh2 Kf8 60. Kd4 Kf7 61. Rg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2798) – Caruana,F (2805) [E60]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (7), 2015-06-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Nf3 Bg7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Ne5 e6 9. O-O Nfd7 10. Nf3 Nf6 11. Bf4 Nc6 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 Bd7 14. Qd2 Qe7 15. Rac1 Bc6 16. Rc2 Rfd8 17. Rfc1 Ne8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. e3 Nd6 20. Ne2 Bb5 21. Nf4 Rac8 22. h4 Rxc2 23. Rxc2 Rc8 24. Rxc8 Nxc8 25. Qa5 Qd7 26. b3 b6 27. Qc3 Qc6 28. Qa1 Qc7 29. Bh3 Qc2 30. a4 Ba6 31. Qa3 Qd1+ 32. Kh2 Qd2 33. Bg2 h6 34. a5 Qxa5 35. Qc1 Qb4 36. e4 Qxd4 37. exd5 e5 38. Ne6+ fxe6 39. Qc7+ Kf6 40. Qd8+ Kf7 41. Qd7+ Kf8 42. Qd8+ Kf7 43. Qd7+ Kf8 44. Qd8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2723) – Carlsen,M (2876) [D43]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (7), 2015-06-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 g5 7. Bg3 Ne4 8. Nxe4 dxe4 9. Nd2 Qxd4 10. e3 Qxb2 11. Rb1 Qc3 12. Be2 Nd7 13. O-O Nc5 14. Nb3 Nd3 15. Nd2 Nc5 16. Nb3 Nd3 17. Nd2 Nc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2780) – Anand,V (2804) [A29]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (7), 2015-06-23
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 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 Qe7 11. e3 Ne5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Rb1 Rb8 14. Rb5 Qe7 15. d3 d6 16. e4 Bg4 17. Bf3 Bh3 18. Bg2 Bg4 19. Bf3 Bh3 20. Bg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2802) – Grischuk,A (2781) [A37]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (7), 2015-06-23
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. a3 Nge7 7. O-O O-O 8. Ne1 d6 9. Nc2 Be6 10. Ne3 Qd7 11. d3 Bh3 12. Rb1 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 f5 14. Ned5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Ne7 16. Nc3 h5 17. b4 Rf7 18. f3 e4 19. Bb2 exf3+ 20. Rxf3 Re8 21. bxc5 dxc5 22. Qd2 Qe6 23. Re1 Nc6 24. Nd5 Bxb2 25. Qxb2 Nd4 26. Rf2 b5 27. Qc1 bxc4 28. Qxc4 Nc2 29. Qxc2 Qxd5+ 30. Kg1 Rfe7 31. Rc1 Re5 32. Qc4 Qxc4 33. Rxc4 Kg7 34. e4 fxe4 35. dxe4 Rxe4 36. Rxc5 R8e7 37. Ra5 R4e5 38. Ra6 R5e6 39. Ra5 Re5 40. Ra6 R5e6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 22, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 5.5
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 4
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 4
4 Giri, Anish NED 2773 3.5
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 2.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 2.5
7 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 2.5
8 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 2
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 2
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 1.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2876) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2802) [D56]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (6.1), 2015-06-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Qc2 Nxc3 11. Qxc3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 b6 13. O-O Nd7 14. Rfd1 Bb7 15. h3 c5 16. d5 exd5 17. Bxd5 Bxd5 18. Rxd5 Nf6 19. Rd3 Rad8 20. Rcd1 Rxd3 21. Qxd3 Rc8 22. a4 c4 23. Qc2 Qe4 24. Nd4 c3 25. Qb3 Qd5 26. Qc2 Qe4 27. Qxe4 Nxe4 28. b3 Nd2 29. Rc1 a5 30. Rc2 Nb1 31. Rc1 Nd2 32. Rc2 Nb1 33. Nb5 Kf8 34. f3 Rd8 35. Nd4 Rc8 36. Rc1 Na3 37. Nc2 Nxc2 38. Rxc2 Rc5 39. Kf2 b5 40. axb5 Rxb5 41. Rxc3 g6 42. f4 h5 43. Rc8+ Kg7 44. Ra8 Rxb3 45. Rxa5 Rb2+ 46. Kf3 Rb3 47. Ra7 Rc3 48. Re7 Rb3 49. Kg3 Rb2 50. Kf3 Rb3 51. g4 hxg4+ 52. hxg4 Rb1 53. Rd7 Rf1+ 54. Ke4 Rg1 55. g5 Ra1 56. Ke5 Ra3 57. e4 Ra5+ 58. Kd6 Ra6+ 59. Ke5 Ra5+ 60. Rd5 Ra4 61. Rc5 Ra1 62. Rc2 Rf1 63. Rc7 Re1 64. Ra7 Rg1 65. Ra4 Rf1 66. Ra6 Re1 67. Kd4 Rd1+ 68. Ke3 Re1+ 69. Kf3 Rf1+ 70. Kg3 Re1 71. e5 Re3+ 72. Kf2 Rb3 73. Rd6 Ra3 74. Rd8 Rc3 75. Ke2 Ra3 76. Rd3 Ra1 77. Ke3 Re1+ 78. Kd4 Rf1 79. Ke4 Ra1 80. Rd7 Ra4+ 81. Rd4 Ra5 82. Rc4 Kf8 83. Rc8+ Kg7 84. Rc7 Kf8 85. Kd4 Ra4+ 86. Rc4 Ra5 87. Rc8+ Kg7 88. e6 fxe6 89. Rc5 Ra7 90. Ke5 Rf7 91. Rc4 Rf5+ 92. Kxe6 Kg8 93. Rc8+ Kg7 94. Rc7+ Kg8 95. Rc8+ Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2804) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2723) [B90]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (6.2), 2015-06-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 h6 8. Bg2 Nc6 9. Be3 Be7 10. f4 Nd7 11. O-O Nxd4 12. Qxd4 O-O 13. Qd2 Rb8 14. Ne2 b5 15. Rad1 Qc7 16. f5 Nf6 17. Ng3 Bb7 18. Kh1 Rbd8 19. Bxh6 gxh6 20. Qxh6 d5 21. g5 Qxg3 22. Rd3 Nh5 23. g6 fxg6 24. fxg6 Rxf1+ 25. Bxf1 Nf6 26. Rxg3 dxe4 27. Be2 e3+ 28. Kg1 Bc5 29. Kf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2781) – Topalov, Veselin (2798) [E20]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (6.3), 2015-06-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 O-O 6. e4 d6 7. Ne2 b5 8. Nf4 exd5 9. cxd5 a6 10. Be2 Nbd7 11. O-O c4 12. Be3 Bc5 13. Bxc5 Nxc5 14. b4 cxb3 15. axb3 b4 16. Nb5 Qb6 17. Kh1 g5 18. Qd4 Ncd7 19. Qxb6 Nxb6 20. Nc7 Ra7 21. Nb5 Re7 22. Nxd6 gxf4 23. Bxa6 Rd8 24. Bxc8 Rxd6 25. Bf5 Nbd7 26. g3 fxg3 27. Rg1 Kf8 28. Rxg3 Nc5 29. Bh3 Re8 30. Rb1 Nh5 31. Rg5 Nf4 32. Bf1 Ra8 33. Bc4 Ra2 34. Rg4 Rh6 35. h4 Nfd3 36. Rg2 Rxh4+ 37. Kg1 Ra7 38. d6 Rh6 39. Rh2 Rxd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2805) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2677) [A13]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (6.4), 2015-06-22
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d4 5. e3 Nc6 6. O-O Bc5 7. b4 Bxb4 8. exd4 O-O 9. Bb2 Rb8 10. Na3 Bxa3 11. Bxa3 Re8 12. Bb2 b5 13. Bc3 bxc4 14. Qa4 Bd7 15. Qxc4 Nd5 16. Rfb1 Rb6 17. a4 Qb8 18. Re1 a5 19. Qc5 Nxc3 20. dxc3 Rb2 21. Ng5 Qb6 22. Ne4 Ne7 23. Qg5 Ng6 24. h4 h6 25. Qg4 Bc6 26. h5 Bxe4 27. Bxe4 Ne7 28. Qf3 Rd8 29. Rab1 Nd5 30. Rxb2 Qxb2 31. Rb1 Qa2 32. Rb7 Qxa4 33. Bxd5 exd5 34. Rxc7 Qe8 35. Rc5 a4 36. Rxd5 Rxd5 37. Qxd5 a3 38. Qa5 Qe1+ 39. Kg2 Qe4+ 40. Kh2 Qc2 41. Qxa3 Qxf2+ 42. Kh3 Qf1+ 43. Kh2 Qf2+ 44. Kh3 Qf1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [D39]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (6.5), 2015-06-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Qa5 10. Bb5+ Nbd7 11. Bxf6 Qxc3+ 12. Kf1 gxf6 13. h4 a6 14. Rh3 Qb4 15. Be2 Ne5 16. Rb1 Qd6 17. Qd2 Bd7 18. Rxb7 Bb5 19. Rb3 Rc8 20. Bxb5+ axb5 21. Qb4 Qxb4 22. Rxb4 O-O 23. R7xb5 Rfd8 24. Ke2 Kg7 25. Ra4 Ra8 26. Rbb4 Rdb8 27. Nb3 Rxb4 28. Rxb4 Rxa2+ 29. Nd2 Kg6 30. g3 h5 31. Rd4 f5 32. exf5+ Kxf5 33. Rf4+ Kg6 34. Rd4 Kf5 35. Rf4+ Kg6 36. Rd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 4.5
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 3.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2773 3
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 3
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 2.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 2
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 2
8 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 2
9 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 1.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 1

Vachier Lagrave,M (2723) – Giri,A (2773) [D45]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (5), 2015-06-21
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O e5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. e4 exd4 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. exd5 h6 13. Nxd4 Qh4 14. Nf3 Qh5 15. Bh7+ Kh8 16. Qf5 Qxf5 17. Bxf5 Nf6 18. Bc2 b6 19. Ba4 Bb7 20. Bc6 Bxc6 21. dxc6 Rac8 22. Be3 Rxc6 23. Rad1 Re8 24. Bd4 Bf8 25. g3 Kg8 26. Kg2 Ne4 27. Rfe1 Rce6 28. Re3 Nc5 29. Ra3 a5 30. Re3 Rd8 31. Rc1 Rxe3 32. Bxe3 Nd3 33. Rc3 Nxb2 34. Bxb6 Na4 35. Bxd8 Nxc3 36. Bxa5 Nxa2 37. Nd4 Nc1 38. Bd2 Nd3 39. Nf5 h5 40. h3 f6 41. Kf3 Kf7 42. Ke2 Ne5 43. Bc3 Nc6 44. g4 hxg4 45. hxg4 g6 46. Nd4 Nxd4+ 47. Bxd4 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2876) – Grischuk,A (2781) [B91]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (5), 2015-06-21
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 b5 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Nec3 Bb7 11. a4 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Nf6 13. axb5 Nxd5 14. exd5 axb5 15. Rxa8 Qxa8 16. Qd3 O-O 17. O-O Bc8 18. Be3 Bd7 19. Rc1 h6 20. Qd1 Qb7 21. Ra1 Ra8 22. h4 Ra6 23. b3 Bd8 24. c4 bxc4 25. bxc4 Bb6 26. c5 Bxc5 27. Bxc5 dxc5 28. d6 Qb6 29. Rxa6 Qxa6 30. Bd5 Qc8 31. Qb3 Be8 32. Qc3 c4 33. Bxc4 Bd7 34. Qb3 Qe8 35. Qf3 Kf8 36. h5 Kg8 37. Qe4 Bc6 38. Bd5 Bd7 39. Kg2 Kh8 40. f4 exf4 41. Qxe8+ Bxe8 42. Bxf7 Bc6+ 43. Kf2 fxg3+ 44. Kxg3 Bd7 45. Bg6  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2802) – Anand,V (2804) [E32]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (5), 2015-06-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. e3 b6 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bd3 Ba6 10. Bxa6 Nxa6 11. Qd3 Qc8 12. Ne2 c5 13. b3 cxd4 14. exd4 Nc7 15. O-O Ne6 16. Bd2 Qd7 17. f3 Rac8 18. a4 Rc6 19. Rfc1 Rxc1+ 20. Rxc1 Rc8 21. Ra1 Ne8 22. Nc3 Rc6 23. a5 N8c7 24. f4 g6 25. axb6 axb6 26. Ra7 Ng7 27. Na2 Nge8 28. f5 Qxf5 29. Qxf5 gxf5 30. Nb4 Re6 31. Bf4 Nb5 32. Ra8 Nxd4 33. Nxd5 Kg7 34. Bd2 Rd6 35. Rxe8 Rxd5 36. Bc3 f6 37. Kf1 Nxb3 38. Re7+ Kg6 39. Re6 Nd2+ 40. Bxd2 Rxd2 41. Rxb6 Ra2 42. Rb4 Rd2 43. Ra4 Rb2 44. Rc4 Rd2 45. Ra4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer,J (2677) – Topalov,V (2798) [D12]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (5), 2015-06-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. Bd2 Nbd7 9. Qc2 a6 10. O-O-O Be7 11. Kb1 Qc7 12. h3 Rd8 13. c5 e5 14. f4 exd4 15. exd4 Nh5 16. Ne2 Nhf6 17. Nc3 Nh5 18. Ne2 Nhf6 19. Ng3 Ng8 20. Bd3 f5 21. Nxf5 gxf5 22. Bxf5 Ndf6 23. Bg6+ Kf8 24. g4 Ne4 25. g5 Rh4 26. Bc1 Qd7 27. Qg2 b6 28. cxb6 Bd6 29. Bxe4 dxe4 30. d5 Ne7 31. dxc6 Qxc6 32. Rhe1 Qxb6 33. Qxe4 Bc5 34. Rxd8+ Qxd8 35. Qc4 Qd4 36. Qxa6 g6 37. Re5 Qd6 38. Qa8+ Kg7 39. Qf3 Bd4 40. Re2 Qd7 41. Qd3 Nc6 42. Rh2 Nb4 43. Qc4 Rxh3 44. Rd2 Qf5+ 45. Ka1 Bc5 46. a3 Nd3 47. Rd1 Nxc1 48. Rxc1 Bf8 49. Qd4+ Kg8 50. Rc7 Qe6 51. Qc4 Qxc4 52. Rxc4 Kf7 53. a4 Rb3 54. a5 Rb5 55. Ra4 Bg7 56. Ra2 Bd4 57. Ra4 Bxb2+ 58. Ka2 Bc1 59. a6 Rb2+ 60. Ka1 Rb8 61. Rc4 Be3 62. Rc7+ Kg8 63. Rc6 Bd4+ 64. Ka2 Kf7 65. Rd6 Bc3 66. Rc6 Bh8 67. Ka3 Bd4 68. Ka4 Rf8 69. Kb5 Kg7 70. Rc7+ Rf7 71. Rxf7+ Kxf7 72. Kc4 Ba7 73. Kd5 Ke7 74. Kc6 Ke6  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2780) – Caruana,F (2805) [A30]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (5), 2015-06-21
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. d4 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 8. dxc5 Nxc5 9. O-O Be7 10. Nc3 O-O 11. b3 Nce4 12. Ne2 Qa5 13. Bb2 Ba3 14. Bxa3 Qxa3 15. Qc1 Qa6 16. Qb2 Rac8 17. Nfd4 Rc7 18. Rac1 Rfc8 19. a4 Qb6 20. Nb5 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 22. Qxc1 g6 23. f3 Nc5 24. Qc3 a6 25. Nbd4 Qd6 26. h4 b6 27. g3 a5 28. Nb5 Qe7 29. Nf4 h6 30. Nd4 Qe5 31. Nfe2 Nfd7 32. Kg2 Kh7 33. Nf4 g5 34. hxg5 hxg5 35. Nh5 g4 36. fxg4 Qe4+ 37. Nf3 Qxg4 38. Nf6+ Nxf6 39. Qxf6 Qxg3+ 40. Kxg3 Ne4+ 41. Kf4 Nxf6 42. Ke5 Kg6 43. Nd4 Kg5 44. Kd6 Ng4 45. Nc2 Kf5 46. Kxd5 Nf6+ 47. Kc6 Ke4 48. Kxb6 Kd3 49. Ne1+ Kxe3 50. Kxa5 Kd2 51. Nf3+ Kc3 52. b4 Nd5 53. b5 Kb3 54. Ne5 f5 55. Nd7 Ne3 56. b6 Nc4+ 57. Kb5 Nd6+ 58. Kc6 Nc4 59. Kc5 Na5 60. Kb5  1 – 0 (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 4

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 3.5
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 3
3 Giri, Anish NED 2773 2.5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 2.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 2
6 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 2
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 2
8 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 1
9 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 1
10 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 0.5

Topalov, Veselin (2798) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [D38]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (4.1), 2015-06-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 dxc4 10. O-O Bd7 11. Bxc4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Rfd8 13. Be2 Be8 14. Qa3 Qe7 15. Qb2 Na5 16. Qb4 Qxb4 17. cxb4 Nc6 18. Rab1 a5 19. bxa5 Nxa5 20. Rfc1 Rdc8 21. Ne1 Ra7 22. Nd3 Nc6 23. Bf3 Nd8 24. Nb4 Ra5 25. h4 Kf8 26. Rc3 c6 27. Bd1 Ke7 28. Bb3 c5 29. Nd3 b6 30. dxc5 bxc5 31. f3 Rc7 32. e4 Nb7 33. Rbc1 Ba4 34. e5 Rc6 35. Kh2 Rb6 36. h5 Bxb3 37. axb3 Kd7 38. b4 cxb4 39. Rc8 Nd8 40. R1c7+ Ke8 41. Nc5 Rxc5 42. Rxc5 b3 43. Rc1 Kd7 44. R8c7+ Ke8 45. Rc8 Kd7 46. R8c3 Ke7 47. Rd3 Nb7 48. Rdc3 Nd8 49. f4 f6 50. Rc7+ Ke8 51. Rxg7 fxe5 52. Rcc7 Kf8 53. Rh7 Kg8 54. Rcg7+ Kf8 55. Rd7 Kg8 56. Rxh6 Nf7 57. Rg6+ Kh8 58. Rf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2802) [C78]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (4.2), 2015-06-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. a4 Rb8 9. d4 Bb6 10. Na3 O-O 11. axb5 axb5 12. Nxb5 Bg4 13. Bc2 exd4 14. cxd4 d5 15. e5 Ne4 16. Ra3 f6 17. exf6 Qxf6 18. Nc3 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nxc3 20. bxc3 Qxf3 21. Qxf3 Rxf3 22. Kg2 Rbf8 23. Bb3 R3f5 24. Ra2 Na5 25. Bc2 R5f6 26. Bd3 Nb7 27. Re1 Rf3 28. Rd2 Ba5 29. Bb2 c5 30. Ba6 Nd6 31. dxc5 Ne4 32. Rxd5 Rxf2+ 33. Kg1 Rxb2 34. Bc4 Kh8 35. Rxe4 Rc2 36. Rf5 Rd8 37. Rd5 Rf8 38. Bd3 Rxc3 39. Kg2 h6 40. Ra4 Bd8 41. Re4 Bf6 42. Re6 Kg8 43. c6 Rc8 44. Rdd6 Rc5 45. Ba6 Ra8 46. Be2 Kf7 47. Re3 Ra2 48. Kh3 Rac2 49. Bf3 R2c3 50. Bd5+ Rxd5 51. Rxf6+ Kxf6 52. Rxc3 Rd8 53. Kg4 Rc8 54. c7 Ke6 55. Kh5 Kd6 56. Rd3+ Ke6 57. Rc3 Kd6 58. Rd3+ Ke6 59. Rc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2804) – Carlsen, Magnus (2876) [C84]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (4.3), 2015-06-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 Re8 9. Re1 b5 10. Bc2 Bf8 11. Nf1 g6 12. h3 Bb7 13. Ng3 Nb8 14. d4 Nbd7 15. a4 c5 16. d5 c4 17. Bg5 Bg7 18. Qd2 Rb8 19. Nh2 Bc8 20. Ng4 Nc5 21. Nh6+ Bxh6 22. Bxh6 bxa4 23. Ra2 a3 24. bxa3 Nfd7 25. f4 a5 26. Rf1 f6 27. f5 Nd3 28. Bxd3 cxd3 29. Qd1 Re7 30. Raf2 Rf7 31. Qxd3 Nc5 32. Qf3 Ba6 33. Qg4 g5 34. h4 Bxf1 35. Rxf1 Qd7 36. hxg5 fxg5 37. Qh5 Kh8 38. f6 Rg8 39. Bg7+ Rfxg7 40. fxg7+ Qxg7 41. Nf5 Qg6 42. Qxg6 Rxg6 43. Ne7 Kg7 44. Nxg6 Kxg6 45. Rf8 a4 46. c4 h5 47. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2781) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2677) [A20]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (4.4), 2015-06-19
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. d3 Be7 7. Nh3 g5 8. Ng1 h5 9. h3 Nc6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. Nf3 f6 12. Be3 Bxh3 13. Rxh3 g4 14. Rh1 gxf3 15. exf3 Bb4 16. Qb3 Nd5 17. Bd2 Bxc3 18. Bxc3 Nxc3 19. Qxc3 Qd5 20. Rc1 h4 21. gxh4 O-O-O 22. Qxc6 Qxc6 23. Rxc6 Rxd3 24. Ke2 Rhd8 25. Rc2 R3d4 26. h5 R8d7 27. h6 Rh7 28. Rc6 Rd6 29. Rxd6 cxd6 30. f4 Kd7 31. fxe5 dxe5 32. f4 Ke6 33. fxe5 fxe5 34. Ke3 Kf7 35. Ke4 Kg8 36. Kxe5 Rd7 37. Rg1+ Kh8 38. Rg7 Rd2 39. Rb7 a5 40. a4 Kg8 41. b3 Rh2 42. Rb6 Rd2 43. Rb5 Rd3 44. Ke4 Rh3 45. Kd4 Kh7 46. Kc4 Rh4+ 47. Kc3 Rh3+ 48. Kb2 Kxh6 49. Rxa5  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2805) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2723) [B90]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (4.5), 2015-06-19
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 b5 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Be3 Be7 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Bf5 14. f4 Qc8 15. Rc1 O-O 16. b3 exf4 17. Bxf4 Qc5+ 18. Nd4 Bf6 19. Be3 Rfe8 20. Nxf5 Rxe3 21. Kh1 Re5 22. c4 b4 23. Qxh5 g6 24. Qg4 Rxf5 25. Rxf5 Ne5 26. Rxe5 Bxe5 27. Rf1 Qd4 28. Qxd4 Bxd4 29. Bf3 Re8 30. Kg2 Re3 31. Rd1 Bc5 32. h4 Kg7 33. g4 Rc3 34. Rd2 Be3 35. Re2 a5 36. Be4 Bd4 37. Bf3 Bf6 38. g5 Bd4 39. Be4 Be5 40. Bf3 Bd4 41. Be4 Be5 42. Bf3 Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 2.5
2 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 2.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2773 2
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 1.5
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 1.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 1.5
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 1
8 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 1
9 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 1
10 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 0.5

Nakamura, Hikaru (2802) – Caruana, Fabiano (2805) [A35]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (3.1), 2015-06-18
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Bd7 11. Nd4 Qd6 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. Bxc6 Qxc6 14. Rc1 Qa6 15. Qb3 b6 16. Rc4 Rfd8 17. Rfc1 Rd7 18. a3 Rad8 19. Rf4 Bf6 20. h4 Qb7 21. Rc2 Qb8 22. Rf3 Rd5 23. Bg5 Qd6 24. Bxf6 exf6 25. Qa4 a5 26. Qf4 f5 27. Qxd6 R8xd6 28. Rf4 Rd4 29. Rxd4 Rxd4 30. Kg2 Kg7 31. Rc3 Kf6 32. e3 Rd6 33. Kf3 Ke5 34. a4 Kd5 35. Ke2 Rd7 36. Kd2 h6 37. Rc1 Kc6 38. Kc3 b5 39. axb5+ Kxb5 40. b3 g5 41. hxg5 hxg5 42. Rh1 Ra7 43. Rh7 f4 44. gxf4 gxf4 45. e4 a4 46. bxa4+ Rxa4 47. Rxf7 Ra3+ 48. Kd2 Ra2+ 49. Ke1 Ra3 50. Ke2 Ra2+ 51. Kf3 Rd2 52. Rd7 Kc6 53. Rd5 Kb6 54. e5 Kc6 55. Rd8 Kc7 56. Rd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2723) – Topalov, Veselin (2798) [D47]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (3.2), 2015-06-18
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. O-O a6 10. e4 c5 11. d5 Qc7 12. dxe6 fxe6 13. Bc2 Bd6 14. Ng5 Nf8 15. f4 O-O-O 16. Qe1 e5 17. f5 h6 18. Nf3 N8d7 19. Kh1 Rhe8 20. Bd2 Qc6 21. Rd1 Nb6 22. Nd5 Nbxd5 23. exd5 Qd7 24. Ba5 e4 25. Ng1 Bc7 26. d6 Bxa5 27. Qxa5 e3 28. Ne2 Qc6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2876) – Giri, Anish (2773) [B51]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (3.3), 2015-06-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Qe2 a6 6. Ba4 b5 7. Bc2 e6 8. d4 Bb7 9. O-O Be7 10. Re1 O-O 11. Nbd2 cxd4 12. cxd4 Rc8 13. Nf1 Re8 14. Ng3 Bf8 15. Be3 Rc7 16. Bd3 e5 17. d5 Nc5 18. Bc2 b4 19. a3 b3 20. Bxc5 Rxc5 21. Bxb3 Qb6 22. Bc4 Rec8 23. Bd3 g6 24. Nf1 Bh6 25. Ne3 a5 26. b4 axb4 27. axb4 R5c7 28. b5 Qc5 29. h3 Nh5 30. Qb2 Qb6 31. Qb4 Bxe3 32. Rxe3 Rc3 33. Rae1 f5 34. exf5 Nf4 35. Be4 R3c5 36. fxg6 hxg6 37. Bxg6 Rxb5 38. Qe4 Rf8 39. Nxe5 dxe5 40. Rg3 Rxd5 41. Qb1 Qxb1 42. Bxb1+ Kh8 43. Be4 Rd7 44. Bxb7 Rxb7 45. Rxe5 Rh7 46. Re4 Rhf7 47. Kh2 Kh7 48. Rf3 Kg6 49. h4 Nh5 50. Rxf7 Rxf7 51. Re2 Nf4 52. Rd2 Nh5 53. g3 Nf6 54. Kg2 Rd7 55. Ra2 Rd5 56. Ra4 Re5 57. g4 Re4 58. Rxe4 Nxe4 59. Kf3 Nd6 60. Kf4 Nf7 61. Ke4 Kf6 62. f4 Nd6+ 63. Kd5 Nb5 64. h5 Nc3+ 65. Kd4 Nb5+ 66. Kc4 Nd6+ 67. Kc5 Ke6 68. Kc6 Nf7 69. Kc7 Nh6 70. g5 Nf7 71. g6 Nh6 72. Kd8 Kf5 73. Ke7 Kxf4 74. Kf8 Kg5 75. g7 Kxh5 76. g8=Q Nxg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2677) [A29]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (3.4), 2015-06-18
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 O-O 9. d3 Be6 10. Be3 Nd5 11. Bd2 f6 12. Qc2 Nb6 13. b4 Nd4 14. Nxd4 exd4 15. Na4 Bd5 16. Nxb6 cxb6 17. Bxd5+ Qxd5 18. Rfc1 Qd7 19. Qc7 Rad8 20. Rc2 Kf7 21. Rac1 g5 22. Qxd7 Rxd7 23. Rc7 Rfd8 24. g4 f5 25. h3 b5 26. Kg2 Ke6 27. Rxd7 Rxd7 28. Kf3 Kf6 29. Rg1 Bd8 30. Bc1 Kg6 31. gxf5+ Kxf5 32. Rg4 Bf6 33. Bb2 Rd8 34. Re4 h5 35. Kg3 Be5+ 36. Kg2 Bf6 37. Kf1 Rd7 38. Ke1 Rd8 39. Kd1 Rd7 40. Kc2 Rd8 41. Kb3 Kg6 42. f3 Kf5 43. a4 bxa4+ 44. Kxa4 a6 45. Kb3 b5 46. Kc2 Rc8+ 47. Kd1 Rd8 48. Bc1 Ra8 49. Bd2 Rg8 50. Bc1 Ra8 51. Bb2 Rd8 52. Kc2 Rc8+ 53. Kd2 Rd8 54. Kd1 Rd6 55. Bc1 Rd8 56. Bb2 Rd6 57. Bc1 Rd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2804) – Grischuk, Alexander (2781) [B33]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (3.5), 2015-06-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 Bg5 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. a4 bxa4 14. Ncb4 Nxb4 15. cxb4 O-O 16. Rxa4 a5 17. h4 Bh6 18. b5 Bd7 19. Nc3 d5 20. exd5 Kh8 21. Be2 f5 22. g3 Qb6 23. O-O Rbd8 24. Kg2 Bc8 25. f4 Rfe8 26. fxe5 Rxe5 27. Qd4 Qf6 28. Rc4 Bd7 29. Rf3 Bxb5 30. Nxb5 Rxe2+ 31. Kh3 Rxb2 32. Rc6 Qxd4 33. Nxd4 Rd2 34. Ne6 Re8 35. Rxf5 g6 36. Rf6 Kg8 37. d6 Bg7 38. Nxg7 Kxg7 39. Rf4 Kg8 40. Rc7 Rxd6 41. Rff7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 2

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 1.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2773 1.5
3 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 1.5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 1.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 1.5
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 1
7 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 0.5
8 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 0.5
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 0.5
10 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 0

Grischuk, Alexander (2781) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [A22]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (2.1), 2015-06-17
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. e3 Bb4 4. Nge2 c6 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 Bc7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. Ng3 d5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Qc2 Nd7 11. Bd3 N7f6 12. O-O Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Be6 14. Rab1 Kh8 15. Rfd1 Ng4 16. Nf5 g6 17. f3 Nxh2 18. Kxh2 gxf5 19. Bxf5 Qh4+ 20. Kg1 Rg8 21. Bxe6 fxe6 22. Qe4 Rxg2+ 23. Kxg2 Rg8+ 24. Qg4 Rxg4+ 25. fxg4 Qxg4+ 26. Kf2 Qh4+ 27. Ke2 Qg4+ 28. Kd3 Qf5+ 29. Ke2 Qg4+ 30. Kd3 Qf5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Anand, Viswanathan (2804) [A14]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (2.2), 2015-06-17
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 c5 7. Bb2 Nc6 8. e3 b6 9. Nc3 Ba6 10. Qe2 Qd7 11. Rfd1 Rac8 12. Nb5 Rfd8 13. Rac1 dxc4 14. bxc4 Qd3 15. Qxd3 Rxd3 16. Bf1 Rd7 17. d4 Rcd8 18. a4 Bb7 19. d5 exd5 20. Bh3 dxc4 21. Bxd7 Nxd7 22. Nd6 Ba6 23. Nxc4 f6 24. Rd2 Bxc4 25. Rxc4 a6 26. Rc1 b5 27. axb5 axb5 28. Ba3 Kf7 29. Rxd7 Rxd7 30. Bxc5 Ne5 31. Nxe5+ fxe5 32. Bxe7 Kxe7 33. Kf1 Kd6 34. Ke2 e4 35. Rc8 Ra7 36. Kd2 Ra2+ 37. Kc3 Rxf2 38. Rb8 Rxh2 39. Rxb5 Ke6 40. Kd4 Rg2 41. Kxe4 Rxg3 42. Kf4 Rg1 43. Rb6+ Kf7 44. e4 h5 45. Rb7+ Ke6 46. Rb6+ Kd7 47. Kf5 Kc7 48. Rb2 Kd7 49. e5 Rf1+ 50. Kg5 Ke6 51. Kxh5 Kxe5 52. Kg4 g5 53. Kxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2798) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2802) [C78]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (2.3), 2015-06-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 Rb8 8. Nxe5 Nxe5 9. d4 Bxd4 10. Qxd4 d6 11. Bf4 c5 12. Qd2 O-O 13. f3 c4 14. Ba2 Be6 15. Nc3 b4 16. Ne2 b3 17. Bb1 bxc2 18. Bxc2 Rxb2 19. Rfb1 Rxb1+ 20. Rxb1 Qc7 21. Rd1 Ne8 22. Qb4 Nd3 23. Bxd3 cxd3 24. Rxd3 Qc4 25. Qa3 d5 26. Kf2 Qc6 27. Nd4 Qc4 28. exd5 Qxd5 29. Nxe6 Qxe6 30. Qb3 Nf6 31. Qxe6 fxe6 32. Rb3 Rc8 33. Bd2 Rc2 34. Ke2 Nd5 35. Kd3 Rc7 36. Rb8+ Kf7 37. g4 Rd7 38. Kc2 Rc7+ 39. Kb3 e5 40. Ra8 Rb7+ 41. Kc2 Rc7+ 42. Kd3 Rd7 43. Ke2 Rd6 44. h4 Nf4+ 45. Bxf4 exf4 46. a5 h6 47. h5 Ke7 48. Ra7+ Kf8 49. Ke1 Kg8 50. Ke2 Kf8 51. Ke1 Kg8 52. Ke2 Kf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2805) – Carlsen, Magnus (2876) [C67]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (2.4), 2015-06-17
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. b3 Bf5 13. Nd4 Bh7 14. Bb2 Rd8 15. Nce2 Nd5 16. c4 Nb4 17. Nf4 Rg8 18. g4 Na6 19. Nf5 Nc5 20. Rxd8+ Kxd8 21. Rd1+ Kc8 22. Ba3 Ne6 23. Nxe6 Bxa3 24. Nexg7 Bf8 25. e6 Bxf5 26. Nxf5 fxe6 27. Ng3 Be7 28. Kg2 Rf8 29. Rd3 Rf7 30. Nh5 Bd6 31. Rf3 Rh7 32. Re3 Re7 33. f4 Ba3 34. Kf3 Bb2 35. Re2 Bc3 36. g5 Kd7 37. Kg4 Re8 38. Ng3 Rh8 39. h4 b6 40. h5 c5 41. g6 Re8 42. f5 exf5+ 43. Kf4 Rh8 44. Nxf5 Bf6 45. Rg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2677) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2723) [A29]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (2.5), 2015-06-17
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. e4 d6 8. d3 h6 9. Be3 Kh7 10. h3 Nd7 11. Rc1 Nd4 12. Bxd4 exd4 13. Ne2 c5 14. h4 b5 15. cxb5 Rb8 16. a4 a6 17. b4 axb5 18. bxc5 dxc5 19. axb5 Rxb5 20. Nf4 Ne5 21. Bh3 Bb7 22. h5 Nxf3+ 23. Qxf3 Qd6 24. Rb1 Rb4 25. Nd5 Bxd5 26. exd5 c4 27. Rxb4 Qxb4 28. dxc4 Qxc4 29. d6 Qc5 30. d7 Qxh5 31. Qxh5 gxh5 32. Bf5+ Kg8 33. Re1 Bf6 34. Re8 h4 35. g4 Kg7 36. f4 Bd8 37. Kg2 Bf6 38. Bd3 Bd8 39. Kf3 Bf6 40. Bf1 Bd8 41. Ke4 Bf6 42. Kd5 Rg8 43. Kc6 Bd8 44. Rxd8 Rxd8 45. Kc7 Rf8 46. d8=Q Rxd8 47. Kxd8 h5 48. gxh5 Kh6 49. Ke7 Kxh5 50. Be2+ Kh6 51. Bf1 Kh5 52. f5 Kg4 53. f6 h3 54. Bxh3+ Kxh3 55. Kxf7 d3 56. Kg7 d2 57. f7 d1=Q 58. f8=Q Qg4+ 59. Kf7 Qf5+ 60. Ke7 Qxf8+ 61. Kxf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2015 Round 1

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2798 1
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2802 1
3 Giri, Anish NED 2773 1
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2723 1
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 0.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 0.5
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 0
8 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 0
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2781 0
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2677 0

Giri, Anish (2773) – Grischuk, Alexander (2781) [B31]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (1.1), 2015-06-16
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Rb8 7. h3 Qc7 8. c3 Nf6 9. e5 Nd5 10. c4 Nb4 11. d4 cxd4 12. a3 Na6 13. Qxd4 O-O 14. c5 d6 15. cxd6 exd6 16. exd6 Qb6 17. Qh4 Nc5 18. Be3 Qxb2 19. Nbd2 Nd7 20. Rab1 Qxa3 21. Rxb8 Nxb8 22. Bh6 Nd7 23. Bxg7 Kxg7 24. Qd4+ Kg8 25. Ne4 Re8 26. Kh2 a5 27. Nfg5 Rf8 28. Nf6+ Nxf6 29. Qxf6 Qa2 30. Re7 Bf5 31. Nxf7 Qxf7 32. Rxf7 Rxf7 33. Qd8+ Kg7 34. Qxa5 Bd7 35. Qc5 Rf5 36. Qa7 Rf7 37. g4 Kf6 38. f4 Kg7 39. Kg3 Kg8 40. Qe3 Kg7 41. h4 Kg8 42. Qe5  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2876) – Topalov, Veselin (2798) [D43]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (1.2), 2015-06-16
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 Nd7 8. Rc1 g6 9. Be2 Bg7 10. cxd5 exd5 11. b4 a6 12. a4 O-O 13. b5 axb5 14. axb5 Qd6 15. O-O Nb6 16. Qb3 Rb8 17. Nd1 Bf5 18. Nb2 Rfc8 19. Nd3 Bxd3 20. Qxd3 c5 21. dxc5 Rxc5 22. h4 Na4 23. h5 Rbc8 24. Rxc5 Nxc5 25. Qc2 gxh5 26. Nd4 Qg6 27. Nf5 Bf8 28. Rd1 Qe6 29. Rc1 Nb3 30. Qxc8 Nxc1 31. Qxc1 Qxf5 32. Qc7 Qb1+ 33. Bf1 d4 34. exd4 Qd1 35. Qe5 Bg7 36. Qe8+ Bf8 37. Qd8 Kg7 38. Qd5 b6 39. Qe5+ Kg8 40. Qf6 Bg7 41. Qxb6 Bxd4 42. Qxh6 Qg4 43. Qd6 Qd1 44. Qd8+ Kh7 45. Qc7 Kg7 46. b6 Qg4 47. b7 Qh4 48. g3 Qf6 49. Qc2 Qe5 50. Qd3 Ba7 51. Qf3 Qf6 52. Qe2 Qc3 53. Kh2 Qd4 54. Qf3 Bb8 55. Kh3 Bc7 56. Be2 Bb8 57. Bd1 f5 58. Be2 f4 59. Qxh5 Qxf2 60. Qg5+ Kf7  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2804) – Caruana, Fabiano (2805) [C65]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (1.3), 2015-06-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 O-O 6. Bxc6 bxc6 7. Nxe5 Re8 8. Nef3 d5 9. O-O Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. Qe2 dxe4 12. Nxe4 h6 13. Be3 Nxe4 14. dxe4 Rxe4 15. Qd3 Bxf3 16. Qxd8+ Rxd8 17. Bxc5 Be2 18. Rfc1 a5 19. b3 a4 20. Re1 Rd2 21. Rac1 axb3 22. axb3 Rd5 23. Be3 Bh5 24. Ra1 Bg6 25. Ra7 Re7 26. c4 Rd8 27. Rea1 Bc2 28. b4 Rd1+ 29. Rxd1 Bxd1 30. b5 cxb5 31. cxb5 Re5 32. Rxc7 Rxb5 33. Rc5 Rxc5 34. Bxc5 Bc2 35. Bd6 Bd1 36. Bc5 Bc2 37. Bd6 Bd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2802) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2677) [A20]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (1.4), 2015-06-16
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nb6 7. b3 Be7 8. Bb2 f6 9. d4 e4 10. Ne1 f5 11. f3 exf3 12. Nxf3 Nd5 13. Qd3 O-O 14. e3 Be6 15. a3 Qd7 16. Nbd2 Rad8 17. Rac1 Nb6 18. b4 a6 19. Nb3 Na4 20. Ba1 Bd5 21. Nbd2 Qe6 22. Rfe1 Nb6 23. e4 fxe4 24. Nxe4 Qg6 25. Qe2 Rfe8 26. Ne5 Nxe5 27. dxe5 c6 28. Bd4 Nd7 29. Bf3 Rf8 30. Bh5 Qh6 31. Be3 Qe6 32. Bf4 a5 33. Ng5 Qf5 34. Bg4 Qg6 35. Bh5 Qf5 36. e6 Nf6 37. Bf7+ Kh8 38. Rf1 Ne4 39. Nxe4 Qxe4 40. Qxe4 Bxe4 41. Be3 axb4 42. Bc5 Rd2 43. Rfe1 Bxc5+ 44. Rxc5 Rg2+ 45. Kf1 b3 46. Rxe4 b2 47. Re1 Rxh2 48. Rce5 Rh1+ 49. Kg2 b1=Q 50. Rxb1 Rxb1 51. e7 Ra8 52. e8=R+ Rxe8 53. Rxe8#  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2723) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [D38]
3rd Norway Chess 2015 Stavanger NOR (1.5), 2015-06-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Nbd7 8. e3 g5 9. Bg3 Ne4 10. Qc2 h5 11. h3 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Nxg3 13. fxg3 Nb6 14. Bd3 g4 15. hxg4 Bxg4 16. O-O Qe7 17. Ne5 Be6 18. Bf5 Nd7 19. e4 Nxe5 20. exd5 O-O-O 21. dxe6 fxe6 22. Rae1 exf5 23. Rxe5 Qa3 24. Rfxf5 Kb8 25. Rxh5 Rxh5 26. Rxh5 a6 27. Kh2 Rf8 28. Qb3 Qe7 29. Qd5 Qe2 30. a4 Qd3 31. c4 a5 32. Rh4 Qc3 33. g4 Qe1 34. Rh7 Qc1 35. Qe5 Qxc4 36. g5 Rg8 37. Rh8 Qf7 38. Rxg8+ Qxg8 39. Qf6 b5 40. axb5 a4 41. g6 a3 42. b6 a2 43. Qe5 Qd8 44. bxc7+ Qxc7 45. g7 Qxe5+ 46. dxe5 a1=Q 47. g8=Q+ Kc7 48. Qc4+ Kd8 49. Qd5+ Ke7 50. Qd6+ Ke8 51. Qc6+ Ke7 52. Qc7+ Ke6 53. Qd6+ Kf7 54. Qd7+ Kf8 55. Qf5+ Ke7 56. g3 Qc3 57. Kh3 Ke8 58. Kh4 Qe1 59. Qf4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 26, 2015 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 7
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 6
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 5
4 So, Wesley USA 2788 5
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 4
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 4
7 Giri, Anish NED 2790 3.5
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3.5
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 3.5
10 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 3.5

Mamedyarov,S (2756) – Adams,Mi (2745) [D58]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (9), 2015-04-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 b6 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Bg3 c5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Rc1 Nf6 14. dxc5 Bxc5 15. a3 a5 16. Qe2 Nh5 17. Be5 Bxf3 18. gxf3 Qg5+ 19. Bg3 g6 20. Rc4 Rfd8 21. Rd1 Rd5 22. Rg4 Nxg3 23. hxg3 Qf6 24. Rf4 Qg5 25. Rg4 Qf6 26. Rf4 Qg5 27. Rg4 Qf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2802) – Anand,V (2791) [A14]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (9), 2015-04-26
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. b3 b6 7. Bb2 Bb7 8. e3 c5 9. Nc3 Nbd7 10. Qe2 Qc7 11. Nh4 dxc4 12. bxc4 Ne8 13. f4 Bxg2 14. Nxg2 Bf6 15. f5 Qc6 16. fxe6 fxe6 17. Nf4 Nc7 18. d3 Bxc3 19. Bxc3 e5 20. Nh3 Ne6 21. Qg2 Qxg2+ 22. Kxg2 Rxf1 23. Rxf1 Nd8 24. Nf2 Nc6 25. Ne4 Rf8 26. Rxf8+ Kxf8 27. a3 Ke7 28. Kf3 a6 29. a4 a5 30. h4 h5 31. g4 g6 32. g5 Ke6 33. Ng3 Ne7 34. Ke4 Nc8 35. Kf3 Ne7 36. Ke4 Nc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2863) – Mamedov,Rau (2658) [A15]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (9), 2015-04-26
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 a6 5. d4 Bf5 6. Be2 h6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfd1 Ba5 12. a4 Nbd7 13. b4 Bxb4 14. Nxd5 exd5 15. Bxb4 Re8 16. a5 dxc4 17. Qxc4 Nd5 18. h3 Qc7 19. Be1 N7f6 20. Ne5 Ne4 21. Rac1 Qe7 22. Qd3 Nd6 23. Qa3 f6 24. Nd3 Rad8 25. Bb4 Nxb4 26. Qxb4 Ne4 27. Nc5 Nxc5 28. dxc5 Rxd1+ 29. Rxd1 Qf7 30. Qg4 f5 31. Qb4 Re4 32. Qb6 Qe7 33. Qb3+ Kh7 34. Rd6 Qe5 35. Qf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2790) – Kramnik,V (2783) [E06]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (9), 2015-04-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Rd1 Ba6 11. b3 Qb6 12. Be3 Bc5 13. Bxc5 Qxc5 14. Nd2 Rfd8 15. e3 Rac8 16. Rac1 Qa5 17. Nf3 c5 18. cxd5 Nxd5 19. Ne5 h6 20. Bf3 Qc7 21. Qb2 Bb7 22. Rd2 Nf6 23. Bxb7 Rxd2 24. Qxd2 Qxb7 25. Qe2 a5 26. Nc4 Ra8 27. Nb2 Nd7 28. f4 e5 29. Nc4 a4 30. bxa4 Rxa4 31. fxe5 Qa6 32. Qd3 Qe6 33. Qb3 Ra8 34. Qb2 Ra4 35. Qc2 Ra8 36. Qb2 Qd5 37. a3 Re8 38. Qd2 Qc6 39. Qd6 Nxe5 40. Qxc6 Nxc6 41. Kf2 Kf8 42. Ke2 Ra8 43. Ra1 Ke7 44. a4 Na5 45. Nb6 Ra6 46. Nd5+ Kd6 47. Rd1 Kc6 48. Ne7+ Kc7 49. Rf1 f6 50. Nf5 Nb3 51. Nxg7 c4 52. Ne8+ Kd8 53. Nxf6 Rxa4 54. Rd1+ Kc8 55. Ne4 Ra2+ 56. Kf3 Rxh2 57. Nd6+ Kd7 58. Nxc4+ Ke7 59. e4 Nc5 60. Ne3 Ne6 61. Nd5+ Kf7 62. Ra1 Ng5+ 63. Kf4 Rf2+ 64. Ke5 Nf3+ 65. Kd6 Ng5 66. e5 Ne4+ 67. Kd7 Nc5+ 68. Kc6 Rc2 69. Ra7+ Kg6 70. Ne7+ Kg5 71. Kd5 Nd3 72. Ng8 Nb4+ 73. Ke6 Rc6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) – So,W (2788) [B12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (9), 2015-04-26
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. Na4 Qa5+ 9. c3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Ne7 12. Nc5 Qc7 13. g4 Bg6 14. f4 Nc6 15. O-O Nxd4 16. cxd4 Bxc5 17. Rc1 O-O 18. Rxc5 Qd7 19. Qb3 Be4 20. Rfc1 Rac8 21. Qb5 Rxc5 22. Qxc5 f6 23. Qd6 Qxd6 24. exd6 Rd8 25. b4 a6 26. b5 Rxd6 27. Rc8+ Kf7 28. Rc7+ Kf8 29. Rxb7 axb5 30. Bxb5 Rd8 31. a4 Ra8 32. Rc7 Bf3 33. h3 Ra5 34. Rc1 h5 35. gxh5 Bxh5 36. Kf2 Ra8 37. Rc6 Bd1 38. Rc3 Bh5 39. Rc6 Bd1 40. Rc3 Bh5 41. Ke3 Be8 42. Kd3 Ke7 43. Kc2 e5 44. fxe5 fxe5 45. dxe5 Bxb5 46. axb5 Ke6 47. h4 Kxe5 48. b6 Kd6 49. Kd3 Rb8 50. Rb3 Kc6 51. Kd4 Kb7 52. Kxd5 Rh8 53. Rb4 Rh5+ 54. Ke6 g5 55. hxg5 Rxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 6
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 4.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2788 4.5
5 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 3.5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 3.5
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 3.5
8 Giri, Anish NED 2790 3
9 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 3

Kramnik,V (2783) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) [A07]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (8), 2015-04-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bg4 5. d3 Nbd7 6. h3 Bh5 7. Qe1 e5 8. e4 dxe4 9. dxe4 Bc5 10. a4 O-O 11. Nh4 Re8 12. Na3 Nf8 13. b4 Be7 14. Nf5 Ne6 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Be3 Bg6 17. f3 Nd7 18. Nc4 f5 19. Rd1 f4 20. Rxd7 Qxd7 21. Nxe5 Qc7 22. gxf4 Nxf4 23. Bxf4 Rxe5 24. Qe3 Rd8 25. Qxa7 Qe7 26. Bxe5 Qxe5 27. Qe3 Qb2 28. Qc5 h6 29. b5 cxb5 30. Qb6 Rd2 31. Qxg6 bxa4 32. h4 Qd4+ 33. Kh1 Qd8 34. Bh3 Qxh4 35. Qe6+ Kh8 36. Rg1 g5 37. Qc8+ Kg7 38. Rb1  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedov,Rau (2658) – Caruana,F (2802) [C91]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (8), 2015-04-25
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. d4 Bg4 10. Be3 exd4 11. cxd4 d5 12. e5 Ne4 13. h3 Bh5 14. Nbd2 Qd7 15. Rc1 Nxd2 16. Qxd2 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Bb4 18. Qc2 Ne7 19. Bd2 Bxd2 20. Qxd2 Qxh3 21. Rxc7 Nf5 22. Qg5 Rad8 23. e6 Nxd4 24. Bxd5 Rxd5 25. exf7+ Kh8 26. Qxd5 Nxf3+ 27. Qxf3 Qxf3 28. Re8 Qd1+ 29. Kg2 Qd5+ 30. Kg1 Qd6 31. Rce7 Qd1+ 32. Kg2 Qg4+ 33. Kf1 Qc4+ 34. Kg1 Qg4+ 35. Kf1 Qc4+ 36. Kg1 Qg4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2788) – Carlsen,M (2863) [A29]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (8), 2015-04-25
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Nd5 Nxd5 8. cxd5 Nd4 9. Nxd4 exd4 10. Qa4 a5 11. e3 b5 12. Qc2 Bb7 13. b3 Qg5 14. a3 Bf8 15. Bb2 Bxd5 16. e4 Bb7 17. Bxd4 c5 18. Be3 Qg6 19. d3 a4 20. Rab1 axb3 21. Rxb3 b4 22. axb4 cxb4 23. Bd2 Bc6 24. Rb2 Ba4 25. Qc4 Rec8 26. Qd4 Bc5 27. Qd5 b3 28. d4 Bb6 29. Be3 h6 30. e5 Bc6 31. Qxb3 Bxg2 32. Kxg2 Bxd4 33. Bxd4 Qe4+ 34. Qf3 Qxd4 35. Rb5 Qc3 36. Rd1 Qxf3+ 37. Kxf3 Rc7 38. Rbd5 Raa7 39. Kg4 Ra2 40. R1d2 Rxd2 41. Rxd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2791) – Mamedyarov,S (2756) [C49]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (8), 2015-04-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bb5 Bb4 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 d6 7. Ne2 Ne7 8. c3 Ba5 9. Ng3 Ng6 10. d4 Bb6 11. Re1 c6 12. Bd3 Re8 13. h3 h6 14. Be3 Be6 15. Qc2 Qc7 16. a3 a5 17. c4 a4 18. Red1 exd4 19. Bxd4 Ne5 20. Be2 Bc5 21. Rd2 Nfd7 22. Rad1 Red8 23. Nh4 Bxd4 24. Rxd4 c5 25. Rxd6 Nc6 26. Nhf5 Nd4 27. Qd2 Ne5 28. Rd5 Bxd5 29. cxd5 Qb6 30. f4 Ng6 31. Bc4 Qa5 32. Qf2 b5 33. Nxd4 cxd4 34. Ba2 b4 35. Nf5 bxa3 36. bxa3 Qc3 37. e5 Rab8 38. Rd2 Qxa3 39. Nxd4 Qc1+ 40. Kh2 Rbc8 41. d6 a3 42. Nf5 Rf8 43. d7  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams,Mi (2745) – Giri,A (2790) [B91]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (8), 2015-04-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. a4 Nc6 10. Be3 Rb8 11. f4 Qc7 12. Kh1 Bd7 13. Nb3 b6 14. g4 h6 15. Qe2 Nb4 16. Nd4 Rbc8 17. Rad1 Qc4 18. Qf3 e5 19. Nf5 Bxf5 20. exf5 exf4 21. Rd4 Qc7 22. Bxf4 Nxc2 23. Rd2 Nb4 24. h4 Nh7 25. g5 Qc4 26. f6 gxf6 27. gxf6 Bxf6 28. Ne4 Be5 29. Rxd6 Bg7 30. Bxh6 Bxh6 31. Rxh6 Rc6 32. Qg4+ Kh8 33. Rxh7+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015 Round 7

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 5.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 4.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 4
4 So, Wesley USA 2788 4
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 3.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2790 3
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3
8 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 3
9 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2.5
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 2

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2756) – Mamedov, Rauf (2658) [D43]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (7.1), 2015-04-24
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Nbd7 10. d5 cxd5 11. exd5 Nc5 12. Be5 Bg7 13. Qd4 Nd3+ 14. Bxd3 cxd3 15. O-O O-O 16. Ne4 Nxe4 17. Bxg7 e5 18. Bxe5 Bf5 19. Rae1 Rc8 20. b3 g4 21. Bh8 f6 22. Nh4 d2 23. Rxe4 Bxe4 24. Qxe4 Qd7 25. Qd4 Rc1 26. Qxd2 Rxf1+ 27. Kxf1 Qh7 28. g3 Qb1+ 29. Kg2 Qe4+ 30. Kg1 Qb1+ 31. Kg2 Qe4+ 32. Kg1 Qb1+ 33. Kg2 Qe4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2791) – Adams, Michael (2745) [A20]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (7.2), 2015-04-24
1. c4 e5 2. g3 c6 3. Nf3 e4 4. Nd4 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. Nc2 Nf6 7. Nc3 Qh5 8. Ne3 Bc5 9. Qc2 Bxe3 10. fxe3 Qe5 11. Bg2 Bf5 12. O-O O-O 13. b3 Nbd7 14. Bb2 Qe6 15. Rxf5 Qxf5 16. Nxe4 Qg6 17. Rf1 Rfe8 18. Bxf6 Nxf6 19. Nxf6+ gxf6 20. e4 Rad8 21. Rf4 Qh5 22. d3 Qe5 23. Bh3 Kg7 24. Kg2 h5 25. Rf5 Qd4 26. Rxh5 Qe3 27. Rh4 Re5 28. Rf4 Rc5 29. Qb2 Rd6 30. Rf1 a5 31. Bf5 b5 32. h4 Rd8 33. a3 b4 34. axb4 axb4 35. Be6 Rc3 36. Bc4 Ra8 37. Rf5 Ra7 38. Rf3 Qc5 39. Qd2 Qd6 40. Qe3 Ra5 41. Rf2 Rc2 42. g4 Qd7 43. Qg3 Rc5 44. g5 fxg5 45. Rxf7+ Qxf7 46. Bxf7 Kxf7 47. Qf3+ Kg7 48. h5 Ra5 49. Kf2 Rb2 50. h6+ Kg6 51. h7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2863) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [C65]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (7.3), 2015-04-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. h3 Ne7 8. d4 Bb6 9. Bd3 d5 10. Nbd2 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 exd4 13. Qc2 h6 14. a4 c6 15. Rd1 Nd5 16. Nxd4 Re8 17. a5 Bxa5 18. Nf3 b5 19. Nd4 Bc7 20. Nxc6 Qd6 21. g3 Bb7 22. Bf4 Qxc6 23. Bxd5 Re1+ 24. Kh2 Qxd5 25. Rxd5 Rxa1 26. Rd1 Rxd1 27. Qxd1 Rd8 28. Qe2 Bb6 29. Be3 Bxe3 30. Qxe3 Rd1 31. g4 Bc6 32. Qc5 Bd7 33. Qxa7 Rd2 34. Kg3 Rd3+ 35. Kf4 Kh7 36. Qb7 Rd2 37. Ke3 Rd6 38. f4 g6 39. Qb8 Rd5 40. Ke4 Be6 41. Qb7 Rc5 42. Kd4 Rc4+ 43. Ke5 b4 44. cxb4 Rc2 45. Kf6 Rxb2 46. Qb8 Rf2 47. f5 gxf5 48. Qg3 Rf1 49. g5  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2802) – So, Wesley (2788) [E21]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (7.4), 2015-04-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Bb7 7. Bd3 f5 8. O-O Bxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. c5 Rf6 11. Ne1 bxc5 12. Rb1 Qc8 13. f3 Ng5 14. Be2 cxd4 15. cxd4 Nc6 16. Nd3 Ba6 17. Bb2 Ne7 18. d5 Rh6 19. dxe6 Nxe6 20. Nf4 Nxf4 21. exf4 Bxe2 22. Qxe2 Re6 23. Qd3 Ng6 24. g3 Rb8 25. Qxf5 Reb6 26. Bd4 Rxb1 27. Rxb1 Rxb1+ 28. Qxb1 c5 29. Qb3+ c4 30. Qb5 Ne7 31. Qg5 Qf8 32. Bc5 Kf7 33. Qe5 Qe8 34. Kf2 Nc6 35. Qh5+ g6 36. Qxh7+ Ke6 37. Qg7 Qf7 38. Qxf7+ Kxf7 39. Ke3 Ke6 40. g4 d6 41. Ba3 d5 42. Bb2 Nb4 43. a4 Nc2+ 44. Kd2 Nb4 45. h4 Nd3 46. Bd4 a6 47. h5 gxh5 48. f5+ Kd6 49. gxh5 Ne5 50. Ke3 Nf7 51. Bg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Giri, Anish (2790) [D38]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (7.5), 2015-04-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Nbd7 8. Qc2 g5 9. Bg3 Ne4 10. Nd2 Nxg3 11. hxg3 Nb6 12. e3 c6 13. a3 Bf8 14. b4 a5 15. b5 c5 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Nb3 Bd6 18. Nd4 a4 19. Be2 Qf6 20. Qd3 O-O 21. O-O Rd8 22. Rfc1 Bf8 23. Qd1 Qe5 24. Bd3 Bd7 25. Bc2 Rdc8 26. Nxa4 Nxa4 27. Bxa4 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Bxa3 29. Rb1 Bc5 30. Nf3 Qd6 31. Bc2 Ra3 32. Bb3 Bf5 33. Ra1 Be4 34. Rxa3 Bxa3 35. Bc2 Qc5 36. Bxe4 dxe4 37. Nd2 Qxb5 38. Nxe4 Qe5 39. Qd3 b5 40. f4 Qe7 41. Qd4 Bb2 42. Qxb2 Qxe4 43. Qxb5 Qxe3+ 44. Kh2 gxf4 45. Qb8+ Kg7 46. gxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015 Round 6

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 4.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2788 4
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 3.5
4 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 3
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 3
6 Giri, Anish NED 2790 2.5
7 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2.5
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 2.5
9 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 2.5
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 2

Adams, Michael (2745) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) [A37]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (6.1), 2015-04-23
1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nh6 6. h4 d6 7. d3 Bg4 8. Bd2 Qd7 9. Rb1 Ng8 10. Nd5 Nf6 11. Ne3 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 O-O 13. b4 Nxb4 14. Bxb4 cxb4 15. Rxb4 Rab8 16. O-O Bh6 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 e6 19. Bf3 b5 20. Qb1 a6 21. e3 Qa7 22. cxb5 Rxb5 23. Rxb5 axb5 24. Bc6 d5 25. Bxb5 Qa3 26. Re1 Rc8 27. d4 Bf8 28. Kg2 Kg7 29. Rd1 Bb4 30. Bd3 h5 31. Bc2 Rc3 32. Bb3 Qa6 33. Qb2 Ba5 34. Rd2 Qc6 35. Rd1 Qb5 36. Kh2 Qa6 37. Kg2 Qb5 38. Rc1 Rxc1 39. Qxc1 Qe2 40. Qc2 Qxc2 41. Bxc2 f5 42. Ba4 Kf7 43. Bc6 Bb4 44. a4 Ba5 45. Kf1 Ke7 46. Ke2 Kf6 47. Be8 Bb4 48. f3 Ba5 49. e4 fxe4 50. fxe4 dxe4 51. Ke3 Bc7 52. Kxe4 Bxg3 53. a5 Bb8 54. a6 Ba7 55. Kd3 g5 56. hxg5+ Kxg5 57. Bf7 Kf6 58. Bxh5 Ke7 59. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2788) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2756) [D17]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (6.2), 2015-04-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Qc7 8. g3 e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Bf4 Nfd7 11. Bg2 g5 12. Ne3 gxf4 13. Nxf5 O-O-O 14. Qc2 Nc5 15. O-O fxg3 16. hxg3 a5 17. Rfd1 h5 18. Rxd8+ Qxd8 19. Rd1 Qf6 20. Bh3 Kb8 21. Qd2 Be7 22. Qe3 Ng6 23. Rd4 Ne6 24. Ne4 Qe5 25. Rd7 Rd8 26. Qd3 Rxd7 27. Qxd7 Qxe4 28. Nxe7 Nxe7 29. Qxe7 Qxe2 30. Qxf7 Qd1+ 31. Bf1 Nd4 32. Qf8+ Kc7 33. Qe7+ Kc8 34. Qf8+ Kc7 35. Qe7+ Kc8 36. Qe8+ Kc7 37. Qe7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2790) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [D38]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (6.3), 2015-04-23
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. dxc5 Nd7 11. c6 Ne5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. O-O bxc6 14. Qe2 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bb7 16. Rxd8+ Rxd8 17. Rd1 Rxd1+ 18. Qxd1 Qc7 19. h3 Bxc3 20. bxc3 c5 21. Qa4 Qc6 22. Qxc6 Bxc6 23. Bd3 e5 24. f4 f6 25. Kf2 Kf7 26. h4 Ke6 27. g3 g5 28. hxg5 hxg5 29. fxg5 fxg5 30. Ke1 Bd5 31. a3 e4 32. Be2 Ke5 33. Kd2 Be6 34. Ke1 Kd6 35. Kd2 Ke5 36. Ke1 Kd6 37. Kd2 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedov, Rauf (2658) – Anand, Viswanathan (2791) [B17]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (6.4), 2015-04-23
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Bc4 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. c3 Qc7 8. Nf3 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 e6 11. O-O Be7 12. Bf4 Qd7 13. Bb3 O-O 14. Be5 a5 15. a3 Qd8 16. Rfe1 Bd6 17. Rad1 Qe7 18. Bc2 Rfd8 19. Qg3 Bxe5 20. Rxe5 Rd5 21. Qh4 g6 22. Bb3 Rd7 23. Rde1 Kg7 24. Qg3 Qd8 25. Ba2 a4 26. Qg5 Nd5 27. Qg3 Nf6 28. Qg5 Nd5 29. Qg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) – Caruana, Fabiano (2802) [A48]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (6.5), 2015-04-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. c3 O-O 5. Nbd2 d5 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 c5 8. O-O b6 9. a4 a6 10. b4 Bb7 11. a5 cxb4 12. cxb4 b5 13. Rc1 Ne8 14. Nb3 Nd6 15. Ne1 Nc4 16. Nd3 Ra7 17. Bh4 Ba8 18. Bf3 Nf6 19. Qe2 Ne8 20. g4 Ned6 21. Bg2 Qc8 22. Nbc5 Re8 23. Bg3 Qd8 24. Rcd1 e6 25. f3 Qe7 26. Kh1 Bh6 27. Nf4 Nb7 28. Ncd3 Nd8 29. e4 Nc6 30. exd5 Nxb4 31. dxe6 Nxd3 32. Rxd3 fxe6 33. Qe1 Qd8 34. h4 Rf7 35. g5 Bg7 36. Bh3 Rxf4 37. Bxf4 e5 38. Bg3 e4 39. Rd1 Bd5 40. Be5 exf3 41. Qf2 Qxa5 42. Bg4 Rf8 43. Rd3 Qb4 44. Bg3 h5 45. gxh6 Bxh6 46. Kh2 Nd2 47. Ra1 Ne4 48. Qc2 Nxg3 49. Rxa6 Be4 50. Bxf3 Qe1 51. Qb3+ Kh8 52. Bxe4 Rf2+ 53. Kh3 Qf1+ 54. Kg4 Rf4+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 4
2 So, Wesley USA 2788 3.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 3
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2.5
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 2.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2790 2
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 2
8 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 2
9 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 2
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 1.5

Mamedov, Rauf (2658) – Adams, Michael (2745) [C91]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (5.1), 2015-04-21
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. d4 Bg4 10. Be3 exd4 11. cxd4 Na5 12. Bc2 Nc4 13. Bc1 c5 14. b3 Nb6 15. Nbd2 cxd4 16. h3 Bh5 17. g4 d3 18. Bxd3 Bg6 19. Nd4 d5 20. Bb2 Rc8 21. Rc1 dxe4 22. Nxe4 Nxe4 23. Bxe4 Bxe4 24. Rxe4 Bf6 25. Rxc8 Nxc8 26. Qc2 Nd6 27. Re1 Qd7 28. Rd1 Rc8 29. Qd3 Rd8 30. Qf3 Nc8 31. Rd2 Ne7 32. Bc3 Qc8 33. Ne2 Bxc3 34. Qxc3 Rxd2 35. Qxd2 h6 36. Ng3 Qe6 37. Qd8+ Kh7 38. Qd3+ g6 39. Ne4 Qe5 40. Qf3 Kg7 41. b4 Nd5 42. a3 Nf4 43. h4 Ne6 44. Qe3 Nd4 45. Qd3 Ne6 46. Qe3 Nd4 47. Qd3 f5 48. gxf5 gxf5 49. Nc5 Kf7 50. Qe3 Qxe3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2791) – So, Wesley (2788) [C84]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (5.2), 2015-04-21
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. Ng5 Nc6 11. Ba2 Nd4 12. Ne2 Nxe2+ 13. Qxe2 h6 14. f4 hxg5 15. fxg5 Ng4 16. g6 Bg5 17. h3 Bxc1 18. Raxc1 Nh6 19. Qh5 Be6 20. Bxe6 fxe6 21. g4 c6 22. Rxf8+ Qxf8 23. Rf1 Qe7 24. g5 Rf8 25. gxh6 Rxf1+ 26. Kxf1 Qf8+ 27. Ke2 gxh6 28. Qg4 Qf6 29. h4 d5 30. h5 d4 31. b4 Kg7 32. Qf3 Qe7 33. Kd1 Kg8 34. Qf2 Kg7 35. c3 dxc3 36. Kc2 Qc7 37. Qc5 Kg8 38. Qe3 a5 39. Qh3 axb4 40. Qxe6+ Kf8 41. axb4 Qa7 42. Kxc3 Qa3+ 43. Kc2 Qa4+ 44. Qb3 Qa7 45. d4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2863) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) [A05]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (5.3), 2015-04-21
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. Na3 a6 5. c4 b4 6. Nc2 e6 7. d4 a5 8. O-O Be7 9. d5 Na6 10. Nfd4 Nc5 11. Re1 O-O 12. e4 e5 13. Nf5 d6 14. Bg5 Nxd5 15. Bh6 gxh6 16. Qg4+ Bg5 17. cxd5 Kh8 18. h4 Bf6 19. Nce3 Bc8 20. Qf3 Bg7 21. Bh3 Rg8 22. Bg4 Qf6 23. Bh5 Bxf5 24. Nxf5 c6 25. dxc6 Rac8 26. Qd1 Rxc6 27. Qd5 Rgc8 28. Rad1 Bf8 29. Qxf7 Qxf7 30. Bxf7 Na4 31. Re2 Rc1 32. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 33. Kg2 Nc5 34. b3 Rc3 35. Kh3 Nd7 36. Be6 Nc5 37. Bd5 Nd7 38. Ne3 Nf6 39. Be6 Rc5 40. Nc4 Kg7 41. f3 Ne8 42. Rd2 Nc7 43. Bg4 a4 44. Nxd6 Bxd6 45. Rxd6 a3 46. Bd7 Rc2 47. Bc6 Rxa2 48. Rd7+ Kf6 49. Rxc7 Rc2 50. Rxh7 Kg6 51. Rc7 Kf6 52. h5 Rc1 53. Rh7 a2 54. Bd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2756) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [D41]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (5.4), 2015-04-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Rc1 b6 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. O-O h6 14. Qe3 Nc6 15. Rfd1 Rc8 16. h4 Ne7 17. h5 Qd6 18. d5 Rxc1 19. Rxc1 Rc8 20. Re1 Rc3 21. Qd2 Rc5 22. Bb1 Kf8 23. Qd3 Rc8 24. a3 e5 25. Qb3 Rc5 26. Qb2 f6 27. Ba2 Bc8 28. Nd2 Bg4 29. Nc4 Qd7 30. d6 Nc6 31. Nxb6 axb6 32. Qb3 Be6 33. Qxe6 Qxe6 34. Bxe6 Nd4 35. Bg4 Rc6 36. d7 Ke7 37. Rb1 Rd6 38. Kh2 b5 39. a4 bxa4 40. Rb8 f5 41. exf5 Nc6 42. Ra8 a3 43. Rxa3 Nb8 44. f6+ gxf6 45. Ra7 Nxd7 46. Bf5 Ke8 47. g3 Rd2 48. Kg2 Nc5 49. Bg6+ Kd8 50. Ra5 Ne6 51. Ra8+ Ke7 52. Re8+ Kd6 53. Rh8 Nc5 54. Rd8+ Nd7 55. Kf3 Ke7 56. Re8+ Kd6 57. Bf5 e4+ 58. Ke3 Rd3+ 59. Kxe4 Nc5+ 60. Kf4 Rd4+ 61. Kf3 Rb4 62. Rh8 Ke5 63. Bg6 Ne6 64. Rxh6 f5 65. Rh8 Kf6 66. Ra8 Rb3+ 67. Kg2 f4 68. g4 Kg5 69. Bf7 Kh4 70. Bxe6 f3+ 71. Kh2 Rb2 72. Ra3 Rxf2+ 73. Kg1 Re2 74. Bd5 f2+ 75. Kf1 Rd2 76. Bf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2802) – Giri, Anish (2790) [D02]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (5.5), 2015-04-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 b6 10. b3 Ba6 11. a4 c5 12. a5 Rc8 13. Qa2 Nb8 14. axb6 axb6 15. Nc3 dxc4 16. Bf4 cxb3 17. Qxb3 Bb7 18. dxc5 Nbd7 19. Ra7 Bxf3 20. Bxf3 Nxc5 21. Qb1 Ncd7 22. Nb5 Rc5 23. Bc7 Qc8 24. Bd6 Bxd6 25. Nxd6 Qd8 26. Ne4 Rc7 27. Nxf6+ gxf6 28. Qa1 Re8 29. Bc6 Re7 30. Ra8 Rc8 31. Rxc8 Qxc8 32. Qa3 Nc5 33. Qf3 Kg7 34. Rd4 f5 35. Rh4 Ra7 36. h3 Ne4 37. Bxe4 Qc1+ 38. Kh2 Ra1 39. Qh1 fxe4 40. Qxc1 Rxc1 41. Rxe4 b5 42. Re5 b4 43. Rb5 Rc2 44. Rxb4 Rxe2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015 Round 4

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2788 3.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 3
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2.5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 2
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 2
6 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 1.5
7 Giri, Anish NED 2790 1.5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 1.5
9 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 1.5
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 1

Giri, Anish (2790) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2756) [D10]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (4.1), 2015-04-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nf3 a6 6. Be2 h6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 dxc4 13. Qxc4 Qd5 14. Qb4 b5 15. Qa5 Rc8 16. a4 Ne4 17. Nd2 Nd6 18. Rfe1 f5 19. f3 c5 20. e4 fxe4 21. fxe4 Qb7 22. axb5 Nxb5 23. d5 exd5 24. exd5 Qxd5 25. Re5 Qd7 26. Qa2+ Qf7 27. Qxf7+ Kxf7 28. Nc4 Ra7 29. Rae1 Kf8 30. Ba5 Nd7 31. Nb6 Nxb6 32. Bxb6 Rd7 33. Bxc5+ Kg8 34. b4 Kh7 35. Re7 Rxe7 36. Rxe7 a5 37. Rb7 Nc3 38. Ra7 axb4 39. Bxb4 Nd5 40. Bd6 Nf6 41. Ra1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) – Anand, Viswanathan (2791) [D43]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (4.2), 2015-04-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O b5 8. e4 Bb7 9. e5 Nd5 10. Ng5 h6 11. Nxe6 fxe6 12. Qh5+ Ke7 13. Ne4 Qe8 14. Bg5+ N5f6 15. exf6+ gxf6 16. Bxf6+ Nxf6 17. Nxf6 Qxh5 18. Nxh5 Kf7 19. a4 a6 20. axb5 axb5 21. Rxa8 Bxa8 22. Ra1 Be7 23. Nf4 Bb7 24. Ra7 Rb8 25. Be4 Kf6 26. Ng6 c5 27. Rxb7 Rxb7 28. Bxb7 Kxg6 29. dxc5 Bxc5 30. Ba6 Bd4 31. Bxb5 Bxb2 32. Bxc4 e5 33. f3 Kf6 34. Kg2 Bc1 35. Bd3 Bb2 36. Bc4 Bc1 37. Bd3 Bb2 38. Bc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2745) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [C76]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (4.3), 2015-04-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. c3 a6 5. Ba4 d6 6. d4 Bd7 7. O-O Bg7 8. d5 Nce7 9. Bxd7+ Qxd7 10. c4 h6 11. Nc3 f5 12. exf5 gxf5 13. Nh4 Nf6 14. f4 e4 15. Be3 O-O 16. Ne2 c6 17. dxc6 bxc6 18. Bd4 c5 19. Bc3 Qe6 20. Rc1 Rf7 21. Ng3 Kh7 22. Qe2 Rg8 23. Rfd1 Ne8 24. Nh5 Bxc3 25. bxc3 Rg4 26. g3 Rxh4 27. gxh4 Ng6 28. Kh1 Nxh4 29. Rg1 Nf3 30. Rg3 Re7 31. Rd1 Qf7 32. Rh3 Re6 33. Rb1 Rg6 34. Rg3 Re6 35. Rh3 Re7 36. Rd1 Re6 37. Rb1 Re7 38. Rd1 Re6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2788) – Mamedov, Rauf (2658) [B36]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (4.4), 2015-04-20
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 d6 7. f3 Bg7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Be2 Nh5 10. g3 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Be6 12. f4 Nf6 13. O-O Rc8 14. b3 Qa5 15. f5 Bd7 16. a3 e6 17. b4 Qd8 18. fxg6 fxg6 19. e5 dxe5 20. Bxe5 Bc6 21. b5 Ne4 22. Qxd8 Rcxd8 23. Rxf8+ Rxf8 24. Bxg7 Kxg7 25. Rc1 Nxc3 26. Rxc3 Bd7 27. c5 Rc8 28. a4 Kf6 29. Kf2 Ke5 30. Ke3 Be8 31. Bf3 Rc7 32. Kd3 g5 33. Kc4 h5 34. a5 g4 35. b6 axb6 36. axb6 Rd7 37. Re3+ Kf6 38. c6 bxc6 39. Bxc6 Rd8 40. Bxe8 Rxe8 41. b7  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Caruana, Fabiano (2802) [D85]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (4.5), 2015-04-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Na4 e5 6. dxe5 Nc6 7. a3 Nxe5 8. e4 Nb6 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Bg5+ Be7 11. O-O-O+ Ke8 12. Bxe7 Kxe7 13. Nc5 Nbd7 14. Nxd7 Nxd7 15. Bd3 Ne5 16. Ne2 Ng4 17. Rdf1 Rd8 18. Nf4 c6 19. Be2 Rd4 20. Bxg4 Bxg4 21. f3 Be6 22. Rd1 Rxd1+ 23. Rxd1 Bc4 24. Kc2 Rd8 25. Rxd8 Kxd8 26. Nd3 Ke7 27. b3 Bxd3+ 28. Kxd3 Kd6 29. f4 h5 30. g3 b5 31. Kd4 c5+ 32. Kc3 f5 33. e5+ Kd5 34. b4 c4 35. h4 a6 36. Kc2 Ke6 37. Kc3 Kd5 38. Kc2 Ke6 39. Kc3 Kd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR NOR 2.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2788 2.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2791 1.5
5 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2658 1.5
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 1.5
7 Giri, Anish NED 2790 1
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2756 1
9 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2802 1
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 0.5

So, Wesley (2788) – Adams, Michael (2745) [D35]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (3.1), 2015-04-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. f3 O-O 10. Qc2 b5 11. Nge2 Nb6 12. a3 a5 13. O-O Bd7 14. Nc1 Nc4 15. Re1 Be6 16. Nb3 Nd7 17. Bf2 Rc8 18. Rad1 Qc7 19. h3 Rfd8 20. f4 a4 21. f5 axb3 22. Qxb3 Bxf5 23. Bxf5 Rb8 24. Qc2 b4 25. axb4 Bxb4 26. Re2 Qa5 27. Bh4 f6 28. Na4 Nf8 29. Bd3 Nb6 30. Nc3 c5 31. dxc5 Bxc5 32. Kh1 Rbc8 33. Bf5 Rc6 34. e4 Bb4 35. e5 Be7 36. Qb3 Qc5 37. exf6 Bxf6 38. Ne4 Qc4 39. Nxf6+ gxf6 40. Qg3+ Kf7 41. Rde1 Qb4 42. Re7+ Qxe7 43. Rxe7+ Kxe7 44. Qg7+ Ke8 45. Bg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedov, Rauf (2658) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [C67]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (3.2), 2015-04-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nf5 8. c3 Nxe5 9. Rxe5 d6 10. Re1 O-O 11. d4 d5 12. Nd2 Bd6 13. Nf3 c6 14. Bd3 Nh4 15. g3 Nxf3+ 16. Qxf3 Bd7 17. Bd2 Qb6 18. Rab1 Rae8 19. b4 Qd8 20. Qh5 g6 21. Qf3 h5 22. Rxe8 Rxe8 23. Re1 Rxe1+ 24. Bxe1 a5 25. a3 axb4 26. axb4 Bg4 27. Qe3 Qa8 28. Kg2 Qc8 29. Kg1 Bh3 30. Bd2 Qa8 31. f3 b6 32. Kf2 Bf8 33. Qg5 Qe8 34. Bf4 Qe7 35. Qxe7 Bxe7 36. b5 Bd7 37. bxc6 Bxc6 38. Bc7 b5 39. Ba5 h4 40. f4 Bd7 41. Kf3 hxg3 42. hxg3 Bd6 43. g4 f5 44. gxf5 gxf5 45. Bb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2802) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [A90]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (3.3), 2015-04-19
1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. c4 c6 5. Nf3 d5 6. O-O Bd6 7. b3 Qe7 8. Bb2 b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Rc1 a5 12. e3 Na6 13. Nb1 Bxe5 14. dxe5 Ne4 15. Qe2 a4 16. Nc3 axb3 17. axb3 Qb4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Qc2 Nc5 20. Bc3 Qxb3 21. Qxb3 Nxb3 22. Rb1 Nc5 23. Rxb6 Na4 24. Rxb7 Nxc3 25. Re7 Rfe8 26. Rxe8+ Rxe8 27. Ra1 Rd8 28. Bf1 c5 29. Ra3 Nb1 30. Ra1 Nd2 31. Be2 Nf3+ 32. Bxf3 exf3 33. h3 h5 34. g4 fxg4 35. hxg4 h4 36. Kh2 Rd2 37. Kh3 g5 38. e4 Rd4 39. Ra8+ Kf7 40. Ra3 Rxc4 41. Rxf3+ Ke7 42. Re3 Rd4 43. f3 c4 44. Ra3 Rd3 45. Ra7+ Kd8 46. Kg2 c3 47. Ra4 c2 48. Rc4 Rd2+ 49. Kh3 Kd7 50. Rc5 Rf2 51. f4 Rf3+ 52. Kh2 Rxf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2791) – Giri, Anish (2790) [B12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (3.4), 2015-04-19
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. Nbd2 h6 7. O-O Nd7 8. Nb3 g5 9. Ne1 Qc7 10. Bh5 c5 11. c3 Bg7 12. f4 c4 13. Nd2 gxf4 14. Ndf3 Ng6 15. Bxg6 fxg6 16. Nh4 O-O 17. Rxf4 g5 18. Nxf5 gxf4 19. Nxg7 Kxg7 20. Qg4+ Kh7 21. Qxe6 Nb6 22. Qh3 Qf7 23. g3 Qg6 24. Ng2 fxg3 25. hxg3 Rf3 26. Bf4 Rf8 27. Qh4 Nc8 28. Re1 Qe6 29. Qh5 Rd3 30. Be3 Ne7 31. Nf4 Qg8 32. Nxd3 Qxg3+ 33. Kh1 Nf5 34. Bf4 Qxd3 35. e6 Ng7 36. Qxh6+ Kg8 37. Kg2 Qc2+ 38. Kg1 Qf5 39. e7 Qg4+ 40. Kh1 Qf3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2756) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) [E60]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2015 Shamkir AZE (3.5), 2015-04-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Nb3 O-O 10. e3 Rd8 11. Rc1 e6 12. Be2 Nc6 13. O-O Bxc3 14. Rxc3 exd5 15. Rc5 a6 16. Qc1 Be6 17. Nd4 Nxd4 18. exd4 Rac8 19. Rd1 Qb4 20. a3 Qa4 21. h3 Re8 22. Rd2 b6 23. Rc3 Rxc3 24. Qxc3 Rc8 25. Qg3 Qc6 26. Kh2 Qc1 27. Qe3 a5 28. Bg4 Rc6 29. Bf3 Rc2 30. Rxc2 Qxc2 31. b3 b5 32. Qe5 Qxf2 33. Qb8+ Kg7 34. Qe5+ Kg8 35. Qb8+ Kg7 36. Qe5+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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