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Magnus Carlsen wins the Tata Steel Masters 2016

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 31, 2016 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 9
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 8
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 8
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 7
5 Giri, Anish NED 2798 7
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 7
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 6.5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 6.5
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 6
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 5.5
11 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 5.5
12 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 5
13 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 5

Carlsen,M (2844) – Ding Liren (2766) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
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. Nxc5 dxc2 14. Qxd8+ Rxd8 15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. Be3 Rd5 17. Rfc1 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Rxe5 19. Bd4 Rg5 20. Rxc2 Kf7 21. Be3 Re5 22. c4 b4 23. Rd1 Rd8 24. Rxd8 Bxd8 25. Kf1 Bg5 26. Bd4 Ra5 27. b3 Bf6 28. Be3 Bg5 29. f4 Be7 30. g4 h5 31. h3 g6 32. Ke2 hxg4 33. hxg4 e5 34. Kf3 exf4 35. Bxf4 Bd6 36. c5 Bxc5 37. Bxc7 Rb5 38. Ke4 Ke6 39. Bf4 Ra5 40. Bd2 Be7 41. Rc6+ Kd7 42. Rxg6 Rxa2 43. Bf4 Ra3 44. g5 Rxb3 45. Rb6 Bxg5 46. Bxg5 a5 47. Ra6 a4 48. Rxa4 Kc6 49. Ra5 Ra3 50. Rf5 b3 51. Bf6 Ra2 52. Bd4 b2 53. Rc5+ Kb6 54. Rc3+ Kb5 55. Rb3+ Kc4 56. Rb8 b1=Q+ 57. Rxb1 Re2+ 58. Be3 Rc2 59. Rb8 Kc3 60. Rc8+ Kb3 61. Bc5 Kc4 62. Rc7 Kc3 63. Kd5 Kd3 64. Rh7 Re2 65. Rh3+ Kc2 66. Kc4 Re4+ 67. Bd4 Kd2 68. Rh2+ Re2 69. Rh4 Rg2 70. Re4 Re2 71. Bc3+ Kd1 72. Rf4 Kc2 73. Rd4 Rf2 74. Rd3 Re2 75. Bd4 Re4 76. Ra3 Re2 77. Be3 Kd1 78. Rd3+ Ke1 79. Rc3 Kf1 80. Kd3 Ra2 81. Rc1+ Kg2 82. Ke4 Kg3 83. Rc8 Rg2 84. Rf8 Kg4 85. Bf2 Kh3 86. Kf3 Rg3+ 87. Kf4 Rg4+ 88. Kf5 Rg7 89. Bd4 Rg3 90. Be5 Rf3+ 91. Bf4 Kg2 92. Kg4 Rf2 93. Rh8 Re2 94. Rh3 Kf2 95. Rf3+ Kg2 96. Be3 Rc2 97. Rg3+ Kf1 98. Kf3 Rf2+ 99. Bxf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2798) – Hou Yifan (2673) [A46]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 d5 4. e3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Ne5 Qc7 8. Ndf3 O-O 9. Bd3 b6 10. Nxc6 Qxc6 11. Ne5 Qc7 12. Qf3 Ne4 13. Nc4 Bxf4 14. Qxf4 Qxf4 15. exf4 Ba6 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Nd2 cxd4 18. Nxe4 f5 19. Ng5 dxc3 20. O-O-O Bc4 21. b3 Bd5 22. Rhe1 Rfe8 23. Re3 Rac8 24. Rdd3 Bxg2 25. Rd7 Red8 26. Rxd8+ Rxd8 27. Nxe6 Rd6 28. Ng5 Bc6 29. Rxc3 h6 30. Nh3 Bb5 31. Re3 Bf1 32. Ng1 Rd4 33. Re1 Bg2 34. Ne2 Re4 35. Kd2 Bf3 36. Ng3 Rxf4 37. Re8+ Kf7 38. Ke3 g5 39. Rh8 Kg7 40. Rc8 Bg4 41. Rc7+ Kf6 42. h3 Rf3+ 43. Kd4 Bxh3 44. Rc6+ Ke7 45. Rxh6 Bg4 46. Rg6 Rxf2 47. Rxg5 Kf7 48. b4 Rf3 49. Ne2 Rh3 50. Nc3 Rh8 51. Nd5 Re8 52. a3 Re4+ 53. Kd3 Be2+ 54. Kd2 Rd4+ 55. Kxe2 Rxd5 56. Rh5 Kg6 57. Rh8 Rd7 58. a4 Kf6 59. a5 Ke5 60. Rc8 bxa5 61. bxa5 Rd5 62. a6 Ra5 63. Rc6 Kd5 64. Rf6 Ke4 65. Re6+ Kf4 66. Kd3 Ra4 67. Rg6 Kf3 68. Kc3 f4 69. Kb3 Ra1 70. Kb4 Ke3 71. Kb5 f3 72. Re6+ Kd4 73. Rf6 Rb1+ 74. Ka4 Rf1 75. Kb3 Ke3 76. Re6+ Kd2 77. Rd6+ Ke3 78. Re6+ Kd4 79. Rf6 Ke4 80. Rf7 Ra1 81. Re7+ Kd4 82. Rf7 Ke3 83. Re7+ Kd2 84. Rd7+ Ke1 85. Re7+ Kf1 86. Rxa7 f2 87. Kc4 Ke2 88. Re7+ Kd2 89. Rf7 f1=Q+ 90. Rxf1 Rxf1 91. Kb5 Kc3 92. a7 Rf8 93. Kc6 Kb4 94. Kb7 Rf7+ 95. Kb6 Rxa7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov,P (2760) – Navara,D (2730) [E12]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. e3 Be7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. Bd3 Qa5+ 11. Nd2 Bb4 12. a3 Bxd2+ 13. Qxd2 Qh5 14. f3 Nd7 15. O-O c5 16. Rac1 Rfd8 17. b4 Ne5 18. dxe5 Ba6 19. Rc3 c4 20. a4 cxd3 21. Rfc1 Qg5 22. Rc7 h5 23. b5 Bc8 24. R1c6 a6 25. Rd6 Rxd6 26. exd6 axb5 27. axb5 e5 28. d7 Bxd7 29. Rxd7 e4 30. fxe4 Ra2 31. Rd5 Qh4 32. g3 Qxe4 33. Rxd3 h4 34. Qc3 Qg6 35. e4 h3 36. Qc8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2640) – Wei Yi (2706) [A15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. h4 Bg7 6. h5 Nc6 7. g3 e5 8. Bg2 Nxc3 9. dxc3 Qxd1+ 10. Kxd1 Bg4 11. h6 Bf6 12. Ng5 Be7 13. Be3 f6 14. Ne4 Rd8+ 15. Ke1 Be6 16. b3 Kf7 17. Rd1 a5 18. Nc5 Rxd1+ 19. Kxd1 Rd8+ 20. Kc2 Bd5 21. f3 b6 22. Ne4 Bf8 23. f4 exf4 24. Bxf4 Ne5 25. Bxe5 Bxe4+ 26. Bxe4 fxe5 27. Bd3 Rd6 28. Bc4+ Ke7 29. Bg8 g5 30. Bxh7 Rxh6 31. Rxh6 Bxh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky,E (2728) – Caruana,F (2787) [E44]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Nge2 c5 6. a3 Ba5 7. Rb1 Na6 8. Ng3 Bb7 9. f3 O-O 10. Bd3 d5 11. O-O cxd4 12. Nb5 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Rc8 14. Qe2 Bd5 15. Bxd5 Qxd5 16. e4 Qa2 17. Bg5 Rc4 18. Rbd1 d3 19. Qxd3 Rc5 20. Be3 Qxb2 21. Bxc5 Nxc5 22. Qe2 Qxe2 23. Nxe2 a6 24. Nd6 b5 25. Nd4 Bb6 26. Kh1 g5 27. Nc6 Kg7 28. g3 h5 29. Rfe1 Na4 30. Rd3 Nc5 31. Rd2 Nb3 32. Rc2 Nc5 33. Kg2 Na4 34. Rd1 g4 35. Rd3 Nc5 36. Rd1 Na4 37. h3 gxf3+ 38. Kxf3 Nh7 39. e5 Bc5 40. Rd3 f6 41. Kg2 Bb6 42. exf6+ Nxf6 43. Nd4 Bxd4 44. Rxd4 Nd5 45. Re4 Rd8 46. Nb7 Rd7 47. Na5 Rd6 48. Rc6 Rxc6 49. Nxc6 Nc5 50. Re5 Nd3 51. Rg5+ Kh6 52. Rg8 Ne3+ 53. Kf3 Nc4 54. Nb4 Nde5+ 55. Ke2 a5 56. Nc2 Nd7 57. Rc8 Kg6 58. Rc7 Nf6 59. Rc6 Kf7 60. a4 Nd5 61. axb5 Ne5 62. Ra6 Nc3+ 63. Kf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2747) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [D27]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O c5 7. Bb3 cxd4 8. exd4 Nc6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. Bg5 O-O 11. Qd2 Na5 12. Bc2 b5 13. Rad1 Bb7 14. d5 exd5 15. Rfe1 Rc8 16. Bf5 Rc7 17. Qf4 Nh5 18. Qh4 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 h6 20. Qxh5 Qxg5 21. Qxg5 hxg5 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Rxd5 g6 24. Bd3 g4 25. a4 Nc6 26. Rc5 bxa4 27. Bxa6 Ra8 28. Be2 Rb8 29. Bxg4 Rxb2 30. Ra1 a3 31. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – So,W (2773) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
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. Nxc5 dxc2 14. Qxd8+ Rxd8 15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. Be3 Rd5 17. Rfc1 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Rxe5 19. Bd4 Rg5 20. Rxc2 Kf7 21. Be3 Rh5 22. a4 Rd8 23. axb5 axb5 24. g3 Bc5 25. Bxc5 Rxc5 26. Re2 Ke7 27. Kg2 Rcd5 28. Ra7 R8d7 29. h4 h6 30. Kf3 Rf5+ 31. Kg2 Rfd5 32. Kf3 Rf5+ 33. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 12

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 30, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 8.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 8
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 7.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 6.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2798 6.5
6 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 6
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 6
8 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 6
9 Navara, David CZE 2730 5.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 5.5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 4.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 4.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 4.5

So, Wesley (2773) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [A30]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2016-01-30
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. e4 Nb4 10. d4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 N8c6 12. Nxc6 Qxd1 13. Rxd1 Bxc6 14. Rb1 Rd8 15. Rxd8+ Kxd8 16. a3 Nd3 17. Be3 Kc7 18. f4 a5 19. e5 Rd8 20. Bxc6 Kxc6 21. Kf1 Bc5 22. Ke2 Bxe3 23. Kxe3 Nc5 24. Rc1 Rd3+ 25. Ke2 Rd4 26. Ke3 Rd3+ 27. Ke2 Rd4 28. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B90]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2016-01-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e6 7. Be3 b5 8. Qd2 Nbd7 9. g4 h6 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. h4 b4 12. Na4 Qa5 13. b3 Be7 14. Rh3 Nc5 15. a3 Rc8 16. axb4 Nxb3+ 17. Nxb3 Qxa4 18. Kb2 d5 19. Bc5 Qd7 20. g5 hxg5 21. hxg5 Rxh3 22. Bxh3 Nh7 23. f4 Qc7 24. Bxe7 Kxe7 25. Nc5 a5 26. g6 Nf6 27. e5 Nd7 28. Nxd7 Qxd7 29. f5 Rc4 30. f6+ gxf6 31. exf6+ Kd6 32. Qh2+ Kc6 33. g7 Qd8 34. Qe5 Bc8 35. b5+ Kb7 36. Rg1 Qb6 37. g8=Q  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Adams, Michael (2744) [C67]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2016-01-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne2 Nh4 13. Nxh4 Bxh4 14. Bf4 Be7 15. a4 g5 16. Be3 a5 17. f3 g4 18. Kh2 Bd7 19. Rd2 Rd8 20. Rad1 gxf3 21. gxf3 h4 22. Rg1 c5 23. Nc3 Bc6 24. Rxd8+ Kxd8 25. f4 Kd7 26. Rg7 Ke6 27. Nb5 Bxb5 28. axb5 c4 29. Kg2 a4 30. Bd4 Rd8 31. Bc3 Bc5 32. f5+ Kxf5 33. Rxf7+ Ke4 34. Rg7 Rf8 35. Rxc7 Rf2+ 36. Kh1 Rf1+ 37. Kg2 Rf2+ 38. Kh1 Be3 39. e6 Rf1+ 40. Kg2 Rf2+ 41. Kh1 Rf1+ 42. Kg2 Rf2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [C95]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2016-01-30
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. c4 c6 12. Nc3 b4 13. Ne2 Nxe4 14. Qc2 f5 15. c5+ d5 16. Be3 Kh8 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bh4 19. Rf1 a5 20. f3 Ng3 21. Nxg3 Bxg3 22. f4 Be6 23. Ba4 Rc8 24. Rf3 Bh4 25. Qd2 Rg8 26. Raf1 Rc7 27. g3 Be7 28. Qd4 Qd7 29. Kf2 Rcc8 30. Ke1 g6 31. Kd2 Rg7 32. Kc1 Rcg8 33. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [E15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2016-01-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nc3 Bb7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Qb3 O-O 10. Rfd1 Nbd7 11. Rac1 Rc8 12. Ne1 dxc4 13. Qxc4 b5 14. Qb3 Qb6 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bxf6 Nxf6 17. e3 c5 18. Bxb7 Qxb7 19. Qxb5 Qxb5 20. Nxb5 a6 21. Nc3 cxd4 22. exd4 Rfd8 23. Nf3 Rc4 24. Kf1 g5 25. h3 Rb4 26. Rc2 Kg7 27. b3 Nd5 28. Na4 Rb5 29. Rdd2 Bf6 30. Rc6 Nb4 31. Rc7 Rf5 32. Kg2 Rd6 33. Nc5 a5 34. Ra7 Bd8 35. Ne4 Rc6 36. Ne5 Rc7 37. Ra8 Bf6 38. Nd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Giri, Anish (2798) [A01]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2016-01-30
1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. d3 Bd6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. O-O c6 10. c4 a5 11. a3 e5 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. g4 Bg6 14. Nh4 Re8 15. Nxg6 hxg6 16. e3 Nc5 17. Qb1 d4 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 Ne6 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. Nc4 Bxb4 22. Nxe5 Bc5 23. Nc4 Qa7 24. Bc1 Rb8 25. Qb5 g5 26. Bd2 dxe3 27. fxe3 Rd8 28. Qxb7 Qxb7 29. Bxb7 Rxd3 30. Kg2 Rb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [E15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2016-01-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qa4 Bb7 6. Bg2 c5 7. dxc5 bxc5 8. O-O Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Rd1 Qb6 11. Bf4 d6 12. Rab1 Nbd7 13. b4 Rfb8 14. a3 h6 15. h3 a6 16. g4 Qc7 17. Qa5 Qxa5 18. bxa5 Ne8 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20. Bxb7 Nxc4 21. Bxa8 Rxa8 22. Rb7 Bd8 23. Ne4 Bc7 24. Rc1 Nxa5 25. Rxc7 Nxc7 26. Bxd6 Nb5 27. Bxc5 Nb3 28. Rb1 Nxc5 29. Nxc5 Nxa3 30. Ra1 Nb5 31. Rxa6 Rxa6 32. Nxa6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 11

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 29, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen; Magnus NOR 2844 8
2 Caruana; Fabiano USA 2787 7
3 Ding; Liren CHN 2766 6.5
4 Giri; Anish NED 2798 6
5 So; Wesley USA 2773 6
6 Eljanov; Pavel UKR 2760 6
7 Wei; Yi CHN 2706 5.5
8 Mamedyarov; Shakhriyar AZE 2747 5.5
9 Navara; David CZE 2730 5
10 Karjakin; Sergey RUS 2769 5
11 Van Wely; Loek NED 2640 4.4
12 Hou; Yifan CHN 2673 4
13 Tomashevsky; Evgeny RUS 2728 4
14 Adams; Michael ENG 2744 4

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [C42]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.1), 2016-01-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O Qd7 10. b3 Bf6 11. h3 O-O-O 12. g4 h6 13. Bg2 Kb8 14. Rhe1 Rhe8 15. Kb2 a6 16. Re2 Qe7 17. Rde1 Qf8 18. Nd4 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 Bxd4 20. Qxd4 Bd7 21. f4 Rxe2 22. Rxe2 Re8 23. Rxe8+ Bxe8 24. Qb4 c6 25. Bf1 Kc8 26. g5 Qe7 27. gxh6 gxh6 28. Qd4 f6 29. Qa7 Bd7 30. a4 Qd8 31. Qg1 Qe7 32. Qg6 Qe1 33. Bd3 Qh4 34. Bf5 Bxf5 35. Qxf5+ Kb8 36. c4 Kc7 37. Qa5+ Kc8 38. Qd2 Kd7 39. c5 d5 40. Qe3 Qh5 41. Qg3 Qf7 42. Qg4+ f5 43. Qg3 Qf6+ 44. Qc3 Qxc3+ 45. Kxc3 h5 46. Kb4 Kc8 47. Ka5 Kc7 48. h4 Kb8 49. Kb6 Kc8 50. b4 Kb8 51. b5 cxb5 52. axb5 axb5 53. Kxb5 Kc7 54. c3  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Giri, Anish (2798) [B31]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.2), 2016-01-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 Ba6 11. c4 d6 12. e6 Ne5 13. Nc3 Rb8 14. Nxe5 Bxe5 15. Na4 Qc7 16. Bh6 Rf6 17. Rxe5 dxe5 18. Nxc5 Bc8 19. d4 g5 20. Bxg5 Rg6 21. Qh5 Qd6 22. Re1 Qxd4 23. Be3 Qxc4 24. b3 Qb4 25. Rd1 Bxe6 26. Nxe6 Rxe6 27. Qxf5 Rd6 28. Rc1 Qa5 29. Rc4 Rg6 30. Rg4 Rxg4 31. Qxg4+ Kh8 32. Qe6 Re8 33. Qxc6 Rd8 34. a4 Qd5 35. Qxd5 Rxd5 36. Bxa7 Rd1+ 37. Kh2 Rb1 38. Bc5 Rxb3 39. Bxe7 Rb2 40. Bf6+ Kg8 41. Bxe5 Rxf2 42. a5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – Navara, David (2730) [A04]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.3), 2016-01-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Nb3 d6 7. O-O h5 8. h3 Be6 9. e4 Qd7 10. Kh2 f5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. N1d2 h4 13. gxh4 Nf6 14. Nf3 Ne4 15. Bg5 Bc4 16. Re1 Bxb2 17. Nbd2 Nc3 18. Nxc4 Nxd1 19. Raxd1 Bg7 20. Nxd6+ Kf8 21. Nb5 Qc8 22. Bf4 Bf6 23. Nc7 e5 24. Nxe5 Bxe5 25. Rxe5 Nxe5 26. Bxe5 Rh7 27. Nxa8 Qxa8 28. c4 Qc8 29. Bd6+ Kf7 30. Bd5+ Kf6 31. Re1 Qd7 32. Be5+ Ke7 33. Bf4+ Kd8 34. Bg5+ Kc7 35. Bf4+ Kd8 36. Bg5+ Kc7 37. Bf4+ Kd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2760) – So, Wesley (2773) [D92]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.4), 2016-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Rc1 dxc4 7. e4 c5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. Nd2 Be6 10. Bxc4 Bxc4 11. Nxc4 Qxc5 12. b3 Nc6 13. Be3 Qh5 14. Qxh5 Nxh5 15. g4 Nf6 16. f3 Rfd8 17. Ke2 Nd4+ 18. Kf2 Nc6 19. a4 Kf8 20. h4 Rd3 21. e5 Nd5 22. Nxd5 Rxd5 23. f4 Rad8 24. Ke2 Ke8 25. Rhe1 f6 26. exf6 exf6 27. Red1 Rxd1 28. Rxd1 Rxd1 29. Kxd1 Kd7 30. f5 gxf5 31. gxf5 b6 32. Bf2 Ne7 33. a5 b5 34. Nd2 a6 35. Ne4 Nxf5 36. Nc5+ Kc6 37. Nxa6 Bf8 38. h5 Bd6 39. b4 Ng7 40. Bc5 Ne6 41. Be3 Kb7 42. Nc5+ Bxc5 43. bxc5 Ka6 44. Bd2 Nxc5 45. Ke2 Ne6 46. Kf3 f5 47. Be1 Kb7 48. Bd2 Kc7 49. Kg3 Kd6 50. Bb4+ Kd7 51. Kh4 Nc7 52. Kg5 Ke6 53. Bc3 Na6 54. h6 b4 55. Ba1 b3 56. Bb2 Nb4 57. Ba1 Na6 58. Bb2 Nc5 59. Ba1 Ne4+ 60. Kf4 Nc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [B22]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.5), 2016-01-29
1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 e6 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 d6 7. Bd3 dxe5 8. dxe5 Nb4 9. Be4 Qxd1+ 10. Kxd1 Nd7 11. Bd2 a5 12. a3 Nc5 13. axb4 Nxe4 14. Be1 b6 15. Nc3 Nxc3+ 16. Bxc3 a4 17. Nd2 Bb7 18. f3 Bd5 19. Kc1 b5 20. b3 a3 21. Kb1 Be7 22. Ka2 O-O 23. Rac1 Rfc8 24. Nb1 Bg5 25. Bd2 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Bxb3+ 27. Kxb3 a2 28. Na3 Bxd2 29. Ra1 Bf4 30. h3 Bxe5 31. Rxa2 Rb8 32. Rc2 Bd6 33. Rc6 Be7 34. Rc7 Bf8 35. Ra7 g6 36. Ra5 Rd8 37. Rxb5 Rd2 38. Rb8 Kg7 39. Nc4 Rxg2 40. b5 Rg1 41. Rxf8 Kxf8 42. b6 Rg5 43. Kb4 Rg1 44. Nd2 Rd1 45. b7 Rxd2 46. b8=Q+ Kg7 47. Qe5+ Kg8 48. Qb8+ Kg7 49. Qe5+ Kg8 50. Qb8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Ding, Liren (2766) [D30]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.6), 2016-01-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Bf4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 dxc4 10. e4 Re8 11. a4 b6 12. Qe2 Ba6 13. Rfd1 Bb4 14. Ne1 Qc8 15. Nc2 Bf8 16. Ne3 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 Rxe5 19. f4 Re8 20. e5 Qe6 21. Kh1 Nd7 22. Nc2 Nc5 23. Nd4 Qc8 24. Bxc6 Nd3 25. Qf3 Rb8 26. Rd2 Bb7 27. Rf1 Rd8 28. Bxb7 Rxb7 29. Nf5 Rc7 30. Ne3 Qe6 31. Ne4 h6 32. Rc2 Rcc8 33. Re2 a6 34. g4 Nc5 35. Nc3 Rd3 36. Qg2 Rcd8 37. f5 Qxe5 38. Nxc4 Qf6 39. Ne5 R3d6 40. Nf3 b5 41. axb5 axb5 42. Nxb5 Rd1 43. Nc3 Rxf1+ 44. Qxf1 Qc6 45. Re3 Rb8 46. Qg2 Qa6 47. Ne4 Nxe4 48. Rxe4 Rb3 49. Re1 Qb5 50. Nd4 Qb4 51. Qe4 Rxb2 52. f6 Qd6 53. Qe5 Rb1  0 – 1 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [C67]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.7), 2016-01-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Be7 13. c4 Nc7 14. d4 d6 15. g3 Bf6 16. Bg2 g6 17. Qd3 d5 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. b3 Be6 20. Bb2 Qd7 21. Rac1 Rac8 22. f4 Bg7 23. Rc2 Na6 24. Rf2 Nb4 25. Qd1 Nc6 26. f5 gxf5 27. Ref1 Ne7 28. Ba3 Bh6 29. Qd3 Rfe8 30. Bxe7 Qxe7 31. Nxf5 Bxf5 32. Rxf5 Qe2 33. Qf3 Qxf3 34. Bxf3 Re7 35. Kg2 Be3 36. Bxd5 Rcc7 37. Rd1 Rc1 38. Rxc1 Bxc1 39. Bc4 Rd7 40. d5 Ba3 41. g4 Kg7 42. Rg5+ Kh8 43. Rh5 Kg7 44. Bd3 h6 45. g5 hxg5 46. Rxg5+ Kh6 47. Rf5 Kg7 48. Kf3 Rd6 49. Rg5+ Kh6 50. Kg4 Bc1 51. Re5 Bb2 52. Rh5+ Kg7 53. Rg5+ Kf8 54. Rh5 Kg7 55. Kf4 Rf6+ 56. Ke3 Ba3 57. h4 Bc5+ 58. Ke4 Rf2 59. Ke5 Rd2 60. Rg5+ Kf8 61. Rg3 Rh2 62. Rg4 Ke7 63. a4 Rh3 64. Bc2 Bd6+ 65. Kf5 Rf3+ 66. Kg5 Be5 67. Rb4 b6 68. h5 Rh3 69. Rc4 Bf6+ 70. Kh6 Be5 71. Kg5 Bf6+ 72. Kh6 Be5 73. Kg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 27, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 7
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 6.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2798 5.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 5.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 5.5
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 5.5
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 5
9 Navara, David CZE 2730 4.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 4.5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 4
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 4
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 3.5

Giri, Anish (2798) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.1), 2016-01-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qb3 Bxc3+ 8. Qxc3 c6 9. e3 Nd7 10. Bd3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. Bd3 c5 13. O-O b6 14. Be4 Rb8 15. b4 Bb7 16. Bxb7 Rxb7 17. Rac1 Rc8 18. dxc5 bxc5 19. Qxf6 gxf6 20. a3 Rcc7 21. g3 cxb4 22. Rxc7 Rxc7 23. axb4 Rb7 24. Ra1 Rxb4 25. Rxa7 Nc5 26. Ra2 Kg7 27. Kg2 Rb7 28. Rc2 Ne4 29. Nd4 f5 30. Ne2 Rd7 31. Nd4 Rb7 32. h3 Rd7 33. Kf3 Ng5+ 34. Kg2 Ne4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Wei, Yi (2706) [C83]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.2), 2016-01-27
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. c3 Be7 10. Bc2 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nd4 Qd7 14. f4 Nxd4 15. cxd4 f5 16. Be3 O-O 17. Nc3 c6 18. Bxe4 dxe4 19. d5 b4 20. dxc6 Qxd1 21. Nxd1 Rfd8 22. Rc1 Rd3 23. Bc5 Bd8 24. e6 Rc8 25. e7 Ba5 26. gxf5 Be8 27. Nf2 Rd5 28. Nxe4 Bxc6 29. Bxb4 Bxb4 30. Rxc6 Re8 31. f6 Rd4 32. Re6  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [A29]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.3), 2016-01-27
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Nd4 5. Bg2 Nxf3+ 6. Bxf3 Bb4 7. Qb3 Bc5 8. O-O O-O 9. Na4 Bd6 10. Rd1 Re8 11. d4 exd4 12. Rxd4 Be5 13. Rd1 Qe7 14. Nc3 h6 15. Nd5 Nxd5 16. cxd5 c5 17. Bd2 d6 18. Bc3 b6 19. Rd3 Bd7 20. Re3 Qf6 21. a4 Re7 22. Rxe5 Rxe5 23. Be4 Qe7 24. Bxe5 Qxe5 25. Bd3 Re8 26. Bc4 Qd4 27. Qc3 Qxc3 28. bxc3 Re4 29. Bb5 Bxb5 30. axb5 Rxe2 31. Rxa7 Rb2 32. c4 Rb4 33. Ra8+ Kh7 34. Ra6 Rxc4 35. Rxb6 Rb4 36. Kf1 Rb2 37. Ke1 c4 38. Rxd6 Rxb5 39. Rc6 Rxd5 40. Rxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [D97]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.4), 2016-01-27
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 Bf5 12. Bg5 h6 13. Be3 Qb6 14. b3 Rfe8 15. Nd2 Nd7 16. Rac1 Bd4 17. Rfd1 Nb4 18. Nf3 Rxe3 19. fxe3 Bxe3+ 20. Kh1 Bxc1 21. Rxc1 Qd6 22. Qh4 g5 23. Qf2 Qf4 24. Rd1 Bg6 25. Bb5 Ne5 26. Ne2 Qf6 27. Qxc5 Nxf3 28. Qxb4 Nh4 29. Ng3 Qb6 30. Rd4 a5 31. Qc4 Rd8 32. a4 Qf6 33. Rd2 Qa1+ 34. Nf1 Nf5 35. Qc7 Rd6 36. Kg1 Rf6 37. d6 Ne3 38. Qd8+ Kg7 39. Qxf6+ Qxf6 40. Nxe3 Qc3 41. Nf1 Bf5 42. d7 Bxd7 43. Rxd7 Qxb3 44. Rxb7 h5 45. Rd7 h4 46. h3 Qe6 47. Kh1 Qe4 48. Rc7 Kf8 49. Rc3 Kg7 50. Rf3 Qe1 51. Kh2 Qe5+ 52. Kg1 Qe1 53. Rf2 Qb1 54. Rd2 f5 55. Kf2 g4 56. Ne3 Qe4 57. hxg4 fxg4 58. Rd5 Kf6 59. Rf5+ Ke7 60. Ke2 h3 61. gxh3 gxh3 62. Rh5 Qh1 63. Rh7+ Kf8 64. Bc4 h2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Adams, Michael (2744) [A45]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.5), 2016-01-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bd3 b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. f4 Ne7 11. Qf3 Nf5 12. Bf2 Be7 13. g4 Nd6 14. g5 Nfe4 15. O-O-O c4 16. Bc2 b5 17. Qh3 b4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Be1 Bd5 20. Rg1 b3 21. axb3 cxb3 22. Bb1 f5 23. gxf6 Bxf6 24. Rg4 Nf5 25. Kd2 Qa5 26. Ke2 Bxe5 27. dxe5 Rad8 28. Kf2 Qa1 29. Bd2 Bc4 30. Qh5 Qxb2 31. Ke1 Rxd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [C53]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.6), 2016-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 a6 8. Bb3 Be6 9. Bc2 h6 10. h3 Re8 11. Re1 d5 12. exd5 Bxd5 13. b4 Ba7 14. a4 b5 15. Bb2 Qb8 16. Nf1 Qb6 17. Ne3 Rad8 18. a5 Qb7 19. Nxd5 Nxd5 20. Nh4 Re6 21. d4 Rf6 22. Qh5 Qc8 23. Be4 Nf4 24. Qf3 Ng6 25. Qg3 Nxh4 26. Qxh4 exd4 27. Bf3 d3 28. Rad1 Qf5 29. c4 g5 30. Qe4 Bd4 31. Bxd4 Nxd4 32. Rxd3 Ne2+ 33. Rxe2 Rxd3 34. Qe8+ Kg7 35. Be4 Rd1+ 36. Kh2 Qf4+ 37. g3 Qd6 38. cxb5 Rd2 39. Bg2 Rxf2 40. Rxf2 Rxf2 41. Qe3 Rf6 42. bxa6 Qxa6 43. Qc5 Qd6 44. Qc3 Kg8 45. b5 Rf2 46. Qe1 Ra2 47. a6 Qd5 48. Qf1 Qd4 49. Qg1 Qxg1+ 50. Kxg1 Kf8 51. Bd5 Ra3 52. Kf2 Ke7 53. g4 f6 54. Ke2 Kd6 55. Be4 Kc5 56. Bd3 Kd4 57. Bf5 Rxh3 58. Bd7 Ra3 59. Bc6 Kc5 60. Bd7 Kb6 61. Kf2 c5 62. bxc6 Rxa6 63. Kf3 Ra4 64. Ke3 Kc7 65. Kf3 Kd6 66. Ke3 Ra5 67. Ke4 Re5+ 68. Kf3 Re7  0 – 1 (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [C76]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.7), 2016-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. c3 a6 5. Ba4 d6 6. d4 Bd7 7. O-O Bg7 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 exd4 10. e5 Nge7 11. cxd4 O-O 12. Ne4 Bg4 13. Nf6+ Bxf6 14. exf6 Nf5 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Re4 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Qxf6 18. Bxh6 Rfe8 19. Rxe8+ Rxe8 20. g4 Qh4 21. gxf5 Qxh6 22. Qxc6 Re2 23. fxg6 Qxg6+ 24. Qg2 Rxb2 25. Rc1 Rxa2 26. Qxg6+ fxg6 27. Rxc7 Ra4 28. d5 Ra1+ 29. Kg2 Ra5 30. Rc6 Rxd5 31. Rxa6 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 26, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 6.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 5.5
3 So, Wesley USA 2773 5
4 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2798 5
6 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 4.5
8 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 4.5
9 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 4.5
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 4
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 3.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 3.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Adams, Michael (2744) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.1), 2016-01-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. c3 Nf6 6. d3 h6 7. a4 a5 8. Na3 O-O 9. Nc2 Re8 10. Re1 Ba7 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxa7 Nxa7 14. Bc4 Be6 15. Bxe6 Rxe6 16. Ne3 Nc8 17. Nf5 Ne7 18. d4 exd4 19. N3xd4 Re5 20. Ng3 Ng6 21. Qc2 c6 22. Rad1 Qc7 23. Ndf5 Rd8 24. Qd2 Kh7 25. f4 Qb6+ 26. Kh1 Ree8 27. h3 Rd7 28. Nxd6 Rxd6 29. Qxd6 Qf2 30. Qd3 Nxf4 31. Qf3 Nxh3 32. Re2 Qxf3 33. gxf3 Ng5 34. Kg2 Ne6 35. Red2 g6 36. Nf1 h5 37. Ne3 h4 38. Nc4 g5 39. Nxa5 g4 40. Nxb7 g3 41. Nd6 Rg8 42. Nf5 Nf4+ 43. Kh1 h3 44. a5 N6h5 45. a6 Ne6 46. a7 Ra8 47. Ra1 Ng5 48. Nh4 Nf4 49. b4 g2+ 50. Nxg2 hxg2+ 51. Rxg2 Nxg2 52. Kxg2 Ne6 53. c4 Nc7 54. Kg3 Kg6 55. Kf4 Kf6 56. e5+ Ke7 57. Ke4 f6 58. f4 fxe5 59. Kxe5 Ne8 60. f5 Nd6 61. f6+ Kd7 62. Rd1 Re8+ 63. Kd4 Kc7 64. Re1 Nf5+ 65. Kc3 Ra8 66. f7  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2760) – Giri, Anish (2798) [E04]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.2), 2016-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. Na3 cxd4 8. Nxc4 Bc5 9. a3 a5 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rc1 Bd6 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. e3 e5 14. exd4 Bg4 15. h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Nxd4 17. Be3 Rad8 18. Bxd4 exd4 19. Qd2 Qb6 20. b4 axb4 21. Qxb4 Qxb4 22. axb4 Rd7 23. Rc5 Re8 24. Rd1 g6 25. Rc4 d3 26. Kf1 Re6 27. g4 h6 28. h4 Re5 29. Rc5 Rxc5 30. bxc5 Rc7 31. Rxd3 Nd7 32. Rd6 Nxc5 33. Rb6 Kg7 34. Kg2 f6 35. Kg3 g5 36. hxg5 hxg5 37. Rb5 Kf7 38. Rb6 Ke7 39. Rb5 Kd6 40. Rb6+ Ke5 41. Rb5 Kd4 42. Rb6 Rf7 43. Rd6+ Kc3 44. Rb6 Kd4 45. Rd6+ Kc4 46. Rb6 Kc3 47. Kg2 Kc4 48. Kg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Navara, David (2730) [C65]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.3), 2016-01-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Qe2 Re8 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. h4 c5 11. h5 h6 12. O-O-O Nb8 13. Rdg1 Nc6 14. g4 f6 15. g5 fxg5 16. Nxg5 Nd4 17. Qd1 hxg5 18. Bxg5 Be7 19. Be3 Bf6 20. h6 Re7 21. hxg7 Rxg7 22. Qh5 Be6 23. Bh6 Bf7 24. Bxg7 Bxh5 25. Bxf6+ Kf8 26. Bxd8 Ne2+ 27. Kb1 Nxg1 28. Bxc7  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – So, Wesley (2773) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.4), 2016-01-26
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 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. a3 g5 14. Qd1 Rad8 15. Na4 Bc8 16. Nc5 Rfe8 17. Rc3 Ne7 18. Rac1 Nf5 19. Nd2 Re7 20. b4 Kg7 21. Nf1 Rh8 22. Bh5 c6 23. a4 Rc7 24. Nd2 Re8 25. h3 Qe7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [C65]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.5), 2016-01-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Qe2 Re8 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. h4 Nf8 11. h5 Ne6 12. O-O-O c5 13. Qf1 f6 14. Nh4 Nd4 15. c3 Nc6 16. Nf5 Bxf5 17. exf5 h6 18. g4 Bf8 19. Qe2 Qd7 20. Be3 Rad8 21. Qc2 Kh7 22. Qb3 a6 23. Nd2 Na5 24. Qc2 Qd5 25. Kb1 Qxd3 26. Qxd3 Rxd3 27. Ne4 c4 28. b4 Nc6 29. Rxd3 cxd3 30. a4 Rd8 31. Rd1 Kg8 32. Kb2 Kf7 33. a5 b6 34. axb6 cxb6 35. Ra1 d2 36. Nxd2 a5 37. b5 Na7 38. c4 Nc8 39. Ne4 Bb4 40. Kc2 Ke8 41. Rd1 Rxd1 42. Kxd1 Kd7 43. Kc2 Kc7 44. c5 a4 45. f3 bxc5 46. Nxc5 Bxc5 47. Bxc5 Nd6 48. b6+ Kc6 49. b7 Nxb7 50. Bf8 Nd6 51. Bxg7 Nf7 52. Bxf6 a3 53. Bh4 Kd5 54. Be1 a2 55. Kb2 Kd4 56. Bd2 Kd3 57. Bc1 Ke2 58. f4 exf4 59. Bxf4 Kf3 60. Bxh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Ding, Liren (2766) [D47]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.6), 2016-01-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. a3 b4 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Nf6 12. Bd3 bxa3 13. O-O axb2 14. Bxb2 a5 15. Qb3 Bb4 16. Ba3 c5 17. Bb5+ Ke7 18. dxc5 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Qd5 20. Qxd5 Nxd5 21. Bc6 Ra7 22. Bxd5 Bxa3 23. Rxa3 exd5 24. Rd1 Ke6 25. Rb1 Rc8 26. Rb5 a4 27. Rb4 Rxc5 28. Rbxa4 Rxa4 29. Rxa4 Rc6 30. Kg2 Rb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [E53]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.7), 2016-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Qe2 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nbd7 13. Nd2 Qc7 14. Rac1 Nd5 15. f3 e5 16. Rfe1 Rae8 17. Bxd5 Bxd5 18. c4 Bb7 19. d5 f5 20. Be3 Rc8 21. a4 a5 22. Qd3 Rf6 23. Qa3 Ba6 24. Bf2 Rh6 25. h3 Rg6 26. Qe7 h5 27. h4 Qd8 28. Qxd8+ Rxd8 29. Kh2 Kf7 30. Rc3 Re8 31. Bg3 Nc5 32. Rxe5 Rxe5 33. Bxe5 Nxa4 34. Ra3 Nc5 35. Bd4 Nd7 36. Kg1 Rh6 37. Kf2 Rh8 38. Re3 Rc8 39. d6 Re8 40. Rxe8 Kxe8 41. Bxg7 Kf7 42. Bb2 f4 43. Ke2 b5 44. cxb5 Bxb5+ 45. Kd1 Ke6 46. Ne4 Nb6 47. Bc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 25, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 5
3 So, Wesley USA 2773 4.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2798 4.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 4.5
6 Navara, David CZE 2730 4
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 4
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 4
9 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 4
10 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 4
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 3
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 3
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2.5

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [C60]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.1), 2016-01-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. c3 a6 6. Ba4 d6 7. d4 Bd7 8. Re1 Nf6 9. d5 Ne7 10. Bxd7+ Nxd7 11. Be3 Ng8 12. c4 Bh6 13. Nc3 Bxe3 14. Rxe3 Ngf6 15. b4 O-O 16. Rc1 Qe7 17. Nd2 a5 18. a3 axb4 19. axb4 Nb6 20. h3 Rfc8 21. Ra1 Rxa1 22. Qxa1 Ra8 23. Qb2 Qe8 24. Qc2 c6 25. Kh2 Qc8 26. dxc6 Qxc6 27. Qb3 Kg7 28. Rd3 Ra1 29. Qb2 Ra8 30. Qb3 Ra1 31. Qb2 Ra8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [A07]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.2), 2016-01-24
1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. d3 Nbd7 8. cxd5 Qxb3 9. axb3 exd5 10. Bd2 Nc5 11. Nd4 Bd7 12. b4 Ne6 13. Nb3 Be7 14. Bc3 O-O 15. N1d2 a6 16. Nf3 Rad8 17. Rfc1 Ne8 18. Nfd4 Nxd4 19. Nxd4 Nd6 20. f4 Rfe8 21. Kf2 Bf8 22. Bf3 g6 23. g4 Bg7 24. h4 Bc8 25. e3 Re7 26. Rh1 Rde8 27. Rae1 h6 28. h5 g5 29. f5 Be5 30. Bd1 Bd7 31. Bb3 b6 32. Ne2 Kg7 33. Bxe5+ Rxe5 34. Nc3 a5 35. bxa5 bxa5 36. Ba4 Rb8 37. b3 Rb4 38. d4 Re8 39. Kf3 Reb8 40. Rc1 Kf8 41. Rh2 Ke7 42. Rhc2 R4b6 43. e4 dxe4+ 44. Nxe4 Nxe4 45. Kxe4 Kd6 46. Rc5 Ra6 47. Kd3 f6 48. R1c3 Be8 49. Ke4 Bd7 50. Kd3 Be8 51. Ke3 Rb7 52. Rc1 Rb8 53. Kd3 Bd7 54. R1c2 Be8 55. R2c3 Rb4 56. Ke4 Bd7 57. Kd3 Be8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B90]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.3), 2016-01-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. g4 h6 8. Qf3 Nbd7 9. Qg2 g5 10. O-O-O Ne5 11. Be2 b5 12. h4 Rg8 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. Nf3 Nexg4 15. Bd4 Bb7 16. Ne1 b4 17. Bxg4 bxc3 18. Bxc3 Rc8 19. Bxf6 Qxf6 20. Nd3 Qd4 21. f3 Bg7 22. Kb1 Ke7 23. Qd2 Bf6 24. Rh6 Qb6 25. a3 a5 26. Qh2 Bg7 27. Rh5 Ba6 28. Qd2 Bc3 29. Qc1 Bd4 30. Qd2 Bxd3 31. cxd3 Rc3 32. Rh2 Rxa3 33. Qc1 Rb8 34. Rc2 Rb3 35. Rdd2 Be3 36. Qd1 Bxd2 37. Qxd2 Qg1+ 38. Qc1 Qxc1+ 39. Kxc1 R8b7 40. d4 a4 41. Bh5 R3b4 42. d5 exd5 43. exd5 Rd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Wei, Yi (2706) [D97]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.4), 2016-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Nc6 8. Be2 e5 9. d5 Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Qxd4 c6 12. Qc4 b5 13. Qxc6 Bd7 14. Qd6 Re8 15. f3 Nh5 16. Be3 f5 17. Qa3 b4 18. Qxb4 Rb8 19. Qa3 fxe4 20. f4 Qh4+ 21. g3 Nxg3 22. Bf2 Qh3 23. Bxg3 Rec8 24. Bf1 Qg4 25. Be2 Qh3 26. Bf1 Qg4 27. Be2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [E32]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.5), 2016-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. g3 Nxc5 8. Bg2 Nce4 9. O-O Nxc3 10. bxc3 Be7 11. e4 d6 12. e5 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Qc7 14. Qe2 Nd7 15. Bf4 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Bd6 17. Rfe1 Rb8 18. Rad1 Bxe5 19. Qxe5 Qxe5 20. Rxe5 b6 21. c5 f6 22. cxb6 axb6 23. Re2 Kf7 24. f4 e5 25. fxe5 Bg4 26. e6+ Kg6 27. Be4+ f5 28. e7 Bxe2 29. Rd6+ Kg5 30. exf8=R Rxf8 31. Bd5 Rf6 32. Rd7 Kh6 33. Kf2 Bb5 34. Rc7 Rd6 35. c4 Be8 36. Rc8 Bd7 37. Rd8 Kg6 38. Ke3 Kf6 39. Kd4 Ke7 40. Rg8 Rg6 41. Ke5 Rg5 42. Rb8 Rg6 43. Rh8 Rh6 44. h4 Be6 45. Ra8 Bd7 46. Rh8 Be6 47. a4 Bd7 48. Ra8 Rg6 49. Ra7 Rxg3 50. a5 bxa5 51. c5 Kd8 52. h5 f4 53. Kd6 Bc8 54. c6 Rg5 55. Bf7  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.6), 2016-01-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. c3 a6 8. a4 Ba7 9. Na3 h6 10. Nc2 Re8 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Bxa7 Rxa7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nfxd4 Nxd4 16. Qxd4 Ra8 17. f3 a5 18. Ne3 Qd7 19. Red1 b6 20. Qc4 Rae8 21. Qb5 Qc8 22. b4 Qa8 23. Qd3 c6 24. bxa5 bxa5 25. c4 g6 26. Qc3 Nd7 27. Nc2 Nc5 28. Nd4 R6e7 29. Rd2 h5 30. Qe3 Qa6 31. Nf5 gxf5 32. Qg5+ Kf8 33. Qh6+ Kg8 34. Qg5+ Kf8 35. exf5 Qxc4 36. Qh6+ Kg8 37. Qg5+ Kf8 38. Qh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [C67]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.7), 2016-01-24
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 Be7 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. g4 Nh4 12. Nxh4 Bxh4 13. Nc3 h5 14. f3 f5 15. exf6 gxf6 16. Ne2 Kf7 17. b3 Re8 18. Nf4 hxg4 19. fxg4 f5 20. Rf1 Bf6 21. Rb1 Bd4+ 22. Kh1 fxg4 23. Bb2 Bxb2 24. Rxb2 Re3 25. c4 Rf3 26. Rxf3 gxf3 27. Rf2 Bf5 28. Kh2 Be4 29. Nd3 Ke6 30. Ne1 Kd6 31. Kg3 Kc5 32. Nxf3 Kb4 33. Kf4 Bb1 34. Rb2 Rf8+ 35. Ke3 Bf5 36. Rh2 Ka3 37. h4 Bb1 38. h5 Bxa2 39. Nd2 Bxb3 40. Kd4 Bc2 41. Kc3 Bh7 42. Rh1 Ka2 43. Rh2 b6 44. Ne4+ Ka3 45. Ng5 Bb1 46. Rh1 Ba2 47. Rh3 b5 48. Ne6 Rg8 49. h6 Bxc4 50. Nd4 Bd5 51. h7 Rh8 52. Nc2+ Ka4 53. Kd4 b4 54. Kc5 a5 55. Rh4 Kb3 56. Nd4+ Ka3 57. Nc2+ Kb2 58. Rh2 b3 59. Ne3+ Ka3 60. Nd1 a4 61. Nc3 b2 62. Rh3 Be6 63. Re3 Bf5 64. Nd5+ Ka2 65. Nb4+ Ka1 66. Ra3+ Kb1 67. Rf3 Kc1 68. Rf1+ Kd2 69. Rf2+ Ke3 70. Rxb2 Rxh7 71. Ra2 Rh1 72. Ra3+ Ke4 73. Na2 Ke5 74. Rxa4 Be4 75. Ra8 Bg6 76. Rf8 Ra1 77. Rf2 Be4 78. Re2 Kf4 79. Nc3 Bf3 80. Re7 Rc1 81. Kd4 c5+ 82. Kd3 c6 83. Ne2+ Bxe2+ 84. Rxe2 Kf5 85. Re8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 23, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 5
3 So, Wesley USA 2773 4
4 Giri, Anish NED 2798 4
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 4
6 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3.5
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 3.5
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 3.5
9 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 3.5
10 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 3.5
11 Navara, David CZE 2730 3
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 2.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 2
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2

Eljanov,P (2760) – Carlsen,M (2844) [E10]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 Ne4 9. Bf4 c6 10. Nc3 g5 11. Be3 Nd6 12. b3 Nf5 13. g4 Nxe3 14. fxe3 b5 15. e4 b4 16. exd5 bxc3 17. dxc6 Nb8 18. Qe4 f5 19. gxf5 exf5 20. Qd5+ Qxd5 21. cxd5 Na6 22. Rac1 Nc7 23. Ne5 f4 24. Nc4 Rd8 25. Rxc3 Nxd5 26. c7 Nxc7 27. Bxa8 Nxa8 28. e3 Bb4 29. Rc2 Bb7 30. h4 Be4 31. Rh2 Nb6 32. Ne5 fxe3 33. hxg5 Rxd4 34. Ng4 Nd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2640) – Giri,A (2798) [D11]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nc3 e6 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. h4 dxc4 10. Nxc4 h5 11. g5 Nd5 12. Bg2 N5b6 13. b3 Bb4 14. Bd2 e5 15. a3 Nxc4 16. bxc4 Ba5 17. O-O O-O 18. c5 Re8 19. Ra2 Qc7 20. Rb2 b6 21. cxb6 axb6 22. d5 e4 23. dxc6 Qxc6 24. Nb5 Ne5 25. Bxa5 Rxa5 26. Nd4 Qd6 27. Ne2 Nd3 28. Nf4 Rxa3 29. Rb5 Qc6 30. Qb1 Nxf4 31. exf4 Qd7 32. Rxb6 Qg4 33. Rb8 Rxb8 34. Qxb8+ Kh7 35. Qe5 Rf3 36. f5 Bxf5 37. Re1 Rf4 38. Re3 Bg6 39. Qd6 Qxh4 40. Rg3 Rg4 41. Qe5 Rxg3 42. fxg3 Qg4 43. Kf2 Bf5 44. Qe7 Kg6 45. Qe5 Qxg5  0 – 1 (view game)

Tomashevsky,E (2728) – Adams,Mi (2744) [D35]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 h6 8. Bh4 Nbd7 9. Qc2 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. O-O-O Nb6 12. h3 Be6 13. Nf3 Nf6 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. Nd2 Kb8 16. Nb3 Rhe8 17. f3 Nfd7 18. Rhe1 Rc8 19. Rc1 Rc7 20. Nb5 Rcc8 21. Nc3 a6 22. Ne2 Nc4 23. Nf4 Nd6 24. Nc5 g5 25. Nfxe6 fxe6 26. e4 dxe4 27. Bxe4 Nxc5 28. dxc5 Nxe4 29. Qxe4 Rcd8 30. Qe5+ Qc7 31. Qxc7+ Kxc7 32. Re4 Rd2 33. Rc2 Rd1+ 34. Rc1 Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei Yi (2706) – So,W (2773) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
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. Be3 Qd5 17. Bd4 Rfd8 18. Re3 Nxd4 19. cxd4 c5 20. Bxd3 cxd4 21. Re2 Qe6 22. Rd2 Bxd3 23. Rxd3 Bc5 24. Qd2 Rd5 25. h3 h6 26. Qf4 Re8 27. Qd2 Ba7 28. Rd1 Bb8 29. Re1 Bxe5 30. Nxe5 Rxe5 31. Rxe5 Qxe5 32. Rxd4 Qe1+ 33. Kh2 Qxd2 34. Rxd2 Kf8 35. Kg3 Re6 36. Kf3 Ke7 37. b4 Rc6 38. Ke3 Ke6 39. b3 Ke5 40. f4+ Ke6 41. Rd3 Rc2 42. Rd2 Rc3+ 43. Rd3 Rc1 44. Kf3 Rf1+ 45. Ke3 g5 46. fxg5 hxg5 47. Kd4 f5 48. Re3+ Kf6 49. Re2 f4 50. Kc5 Ra1 51. Rd2 Ra3 52. Rd6+ Kf5 53. Rd5+ Kg6 54. Rd3 Ra1 55. g4 Kf6 56. Kd4 Rc1 57. Ke4 Re1+ 58. Kd4 Rc1 59. Ke4 Ke6 60. Kd4 Rc2 61. Ke4 Re2+ 62. Kd4 Kd6 63. Rf3 Re7 64. Rd3 Re8 65. Rf3 Re5 66. Rc3 Re6 67. Rf3 Re8 68. Rd3 Kc6 69. Rf3 Kd6 70. Rd3 Re5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2747) – Hou Yifan (2673) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 d5 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 Bd6 8. h3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 e5 10. O-O a6 11. a3 Bd7 12. Rd1 h6 13. b4 Qe7 14. d5 Na7 15. e4 Nc8 16. Be3 a5 17. b5 Re8 18. a4 Bb4 19. Bd3 Nb6 20. Nd2 Bc5 21. Bxc5 Qxc5 22. Nb3 Qd6 23. Be2 Rec8 24. Rab1 Qe7 25. Qc1 Ne8 26. Qe3 Nd6 27. Rbc1 Qg5 28. Qxg5 hxg5 29. Nc5 Kf8 30. Nb1 Ke7 31. Nd2 g6 32. Rc3 Be8 33. Rb1 Rab8 34. Ndb3 c6 35. bxc6 bxc6 36. dxc6 Bxc6 37. Nxa5 Nxa4 38. Rxb8 Nxc3 39. Bg4 f5 40. exf5 gxf5 41. Rxc8 Nxc8 42. Nxc6+ Kd6 43. Bxf5 Kxc6 44. Ne6 Nd6 45. Bg4 Nde4 46. f3 Ne2+ 47. Kf1 N2g3+ 48. Ke1 Nc5 49. Nxg5 Nd3+ 50. Kd2 Nf4 51. Ke3 Nh1 52. Ke4 Kd6 53. Nf7+ Ke7 54. Nxe5 Nxg2 55. Kf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana,F (2787) – Ding Liren (2766) [C84]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 Na5 9. Ba2 c5 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Nh4 c4 12. Nf5 Bxf5 13. exf5 O-O 14. dxc4 Nxc4 15. Bxc4 bxc4 16. Bg5 Rb8 17. Rb1 Nd7 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Nd5 Qd8 20. Qg4 Rb5 21. Qxc4 Nb6 22. Nxb6 Qxb6 23. b4 d5 24. Qb3 Qc6 25. Rfe1 d4 26. a4 Rd5 27. h4 Rb8 28. Qf3 f6 29. Red1 Qc4 30. Qd3 Rc8 31. Rb2 Rd6 32. b5 Rb6 33. Ra1 h5 34. Ra3 Qd5 35. Rab3 e4 36. Qd1 Rd8 37. bxa6 Rxa6 38. Rb5 Qd6 39. a5 d3 40. cxd3 exd3 41. Rd2 Rc6 42. Rb3 Qc7 43. Rb1 Qxa5 44. Rxd3 Rdc8 45. Qxh5 Qe5 46. Rbd1 Rc1 47. Qf3 Rxd1+ 48. Rxd1 Qe8 49. g3 Rc5 50. Ra1 Qd7 51. Ra8+ Rc8 52. Ra5 Kh7 53. Rd5 Qe8 54. Kg2 Rc7 55. Ra5 Qf7 56. Qd5 Qxd5+ 57. Rxd5 Rc4 58. Rd2 Kg8 59. f3 Kf8 60. g4 Rc1 61. Kg3 Rg1+ 62. Rg2 Ra1 63. g5 Kf7 64. Kg4 Ra4+ 65. f4 fxg5 66. hxg5 Ra1 67. Rb2 Rg1+ 68. Kh3 Rf1 69. Rb7+ Kf8 70. Kg4 Rh1 71. f6 gxf6 72. g6 Ra1 73. Kf5 Ra6 74. Rf7+ Kg8 75. Re7 Ra4 76. Re4 Ra6 77. Re6 Ra4 78. Rxf6 Ra5+ 79. Kg4 Kg7 80. Rd6 Ra1 81. Kg5 Rg1+ 82. Kf5 Kh6 83. Rd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Navara,D (2730) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [D45]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 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. Rd1 Ne5 14. Nxd4 Bg4 15. Be2 Rc8 16. Qb3 Re8 17. Bf4 Qf6 18. Bg3 Bxe2 19. Nxe2 h5 20. Nd4 h4 21. Bxe5 Rxe5 22. h3 Re4 23. Qxb7 Rb8 24. Qxa7 Rxb2 25. Nf3 Ree2 26. Rf1 Bg3 27. Rad1 Rxa2 28. Qc5 Bxf2+ 29. Rxf2 Rxf2 30. Qxf2 Rxf2 31. Kxf2 Kf8 32. d6 Ke8 33. Rd4 g5 34. Re4+ Kd8 35. Re5 Qxd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 23, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 4
2 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 4
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 4
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 3.5
5 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3.5
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 3.5
7 Giri, Anish NED 2798 3
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 3
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 3
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 2.5
11 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 2.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 2
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 2
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [A46]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.1), 2016-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. h3 Be7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O c5 8. c3 Nc6 9. Nbd2 d5 10. Qe2 Bd6 11. Rfe1 Ne7 12. Rad1 Ng6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. Ne5 g5 16. f4 gxf4 17. Rf1 Nd7 18. Qh5 Nf6 19. Qh4 Qd8 20. Rxf4 Ne4 21. Nxe4 Qxh4 22. Rxh4 dxe4 23. dxc5 bxc5 24. Rd7 Rab8 25. b3 a5 26. Rc7 a4 27. bxa4 Ba8 28. a5 Rb7 29. Rxc5 Ra7 30. Nc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [A13]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.2), 2016-01-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. b3 dxc4 9. bxc4 c5 10. e3 Qc7 11. Qc2 cxd4 12. Nxd4 a6 13. Rc1 Rd8 14. Nb3 Rb8 15. c5 Be5 16. Nd4 b6 17. c6 Nf8 18. Nc3 Ng6 19. Rab1 Qe7 20. c7 Qxc7 21. Nc6 Bb7 22. Nxd8 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Rxd8 24. Na4 Qb7+ 25. f3 b5 26. Nc5 Qa8 27. Nd3 h5 28. Ba5 Nd5 29. Qe2 Re8 30. e4 Nde7 31. Bc3 Bb8 32. Qb2 f5 33. Qb3 fxe4 34. Qxe6+ Kh7 35. Qxe4 Qd5 36. Rb2 Qf7 37. Re2 h4 38. Qe6 Qxe6 39. Rxe6 Rd8 40. Nf2 Nf5 41. Ne4 Rd5 42. Rxa6 hxg3 43. hxg3 Bxg3 44. Rh1+ Bh4 45. Bd2 Rd4 46. Bg5 Rb4 47. Rxg6 Rb2+ 48. Kh3 Kxg6 49. Bxh4 Rxa2 50. Rg1+ Kf7 51. Bf2 Rb2 52. Kg4 g6 53. Bc5 b4 54. Nd6+ Nxd6 55. Bxd6 Ke6 56. Bf8 Kf7 57. Bd6 Ke6 58. Bb8 b3 59. Kf4 Kf7 60. Ke3 Rc2 61. Be5 Rc5 62. f4 Rb5 63. Bb2 Rh5 64. Rg2 Rh1 65. Kf3 Rf1+ 66. Kg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [E00]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.3), 2016-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 d5 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. b3 c5 9. Bb2 Nc6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Ne1 Qe7 13. Ndf3 Rfe8 14. Nd3 Ba3 15. Bxa3 Qxa3 16. Re1 Rac8 17. Qc1 Qd6 18. Qb2 d4 19. Nd2 Nd5 20. Ne4 Qe7 21. Rac1 Ncb4 22. Nxb4 Nxb4 23. Nd6 Qxd6 24. Bxb7 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 d3 26. exd3 Nxd3 27. Qd2 Qb8 28. Qxd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.4), 2016-01-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. Re1 Ba7 8. a4 Be6 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Be3 Bxe3 12. Rxe3 O-O 13. Nbd2 Na5 14. Qa2 c5 15. d4 c4 16. b4 cxb3 17. Nxb3 Nc4 18. Ree1 Qc6 19. Nc5 dxc5 20. Qxc4 exd4 21. cxd4 Nd7 22. a5 Rac8 23. d5 exd5 24. exd5 Qd6 25. Re6 Qf4 26. Re4 Qd6 27. Rb1 Rb8 28. Re6 Qf4 29. Qe2 c4 30. Re4 Qf5 31. Qxc4 b5 32. axb6 Nxb6 33. Qe2 Nxd5 34. Rxb8 Rxb8 35. Re8+ Rxe8 36. Qxe8+ Qf8 37. Qe6+ Qf7 38. Qxa6 h6 39. Qc8+ Kh7 40. h4 Qg6 41. Qb8 Qe4 42. Qb7 Qf5 43. Qb5 Qe4 44. Nd2 Qe1+ 45. Nf1 Nf6 46. Qd3+ Kg8 47. g3 Kf7 48. Kg2 Qe4+ 49. Qxe4 Nxe4 50. Ne3 h5 51. Kf3 Nc5 52. Nd5 g6 53. Nf4 Kf6 54. Ke3 Kf5 55. f3 Nd7 56. Nd3 Nf8 57. Nc5 Ke5 58. g4 hxg4 59. fxg4 Nh7 60. Nd3+ Ke6 61. Kf4 Nf6 62. Kg5 Kf7 63. Nf4 Kg7 64. Ne6+ Kf7 65. Nc5 Kg7 66. Kf4 Nd5+ 67. Ke5 Ne3 68. Kf4 Nd5+ 69. Ke4 Nf6+ 70. Kf3 Nd5 71. Nd3 Kf6 72. Nf2 Ke6 73. Ke4 Nf6+ 74. Kf4 Kf7 75. Ke5 Ke7 76. g5 Nd7+ 77. Kf4 Ke6 78. Ng4 Nb6 79. Nf6 Nc4 80. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Navara, David (2730) [E60]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.5), 2016-01-22
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. Bg5 Qb6 10. O-O Qxb2 11. Qd3 Qb6 12. Rab1 Qa5 13. Qd2 Kh8 14. Nb5 Qxd2 15. Bxd2 Na6 16. Nd6 Kg8 17. Rfc1 b6 18. e3 Ne4 19. Bxe4 dxe4 20. Nc6 Bd7 21. Nxe4 Bxc6 22. Rxc6 Rfc8 23. Rbc1 Rxc6 24. Rxc6 e5 25. d5 Rd8 26. Nc3 f5 27. e4 fxe4 28. d6 Kf7 29. Nxe4 Ke6 30. Rc4 Rd7 31. Rc8 Nc5 32. Nxc5+ bxc5 33. Be3 Rxd6 34. Bxc5 Rd1+ 35. Kg2 Rc1 36. Re8+ Kf6 37. Bxa7 Ra1 38. Rb8 Rxa2 39. Be3 h5 40. Rb7 Bf8 41. Rb6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Wei, Yi (2706) [A15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.6), 2016-01-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. Bf4 Be6 8. Qa3 O-O 9. e3 N8d7 10. Rd1 c6 11. Ne4 Bd5 12. Bd3 f5 13. Nc5 Nxc5 14. Qxc5 Bxa2 15. h4 Bb3 16. Ra1 Nd5 17. Be5 a5 18. h5 Nb4 19. Bb1 Bd5 20. Bxg7 Kxg7 21. Ne5 Qd6 22. Qc3 Be4 23. Bxe4 fxe4 24. Rh4 Nd5 25. Qd2 Qb4 26. Qxb4 axb4 27. Rxa8 Rxa8 28. hxg6 hxg6 29. Rxe4 Nf6 30. Rh4 Ra1+ 31. Ke2 Rc1 32. Kd2 Rg1 33. g3 g5 34. Rh2 c5 35. Nf3 Ra1 36. dxc5 Ne4+ 37. Kc2 Ra5 38. Nd4 Nxc5 39. g4 Ne4 40. Nf5+ Kf6 41. f3 Nc5 42. Rh6+ Ke5 43. Nxe7 Ra1 44. Ng6+ Kd5 45. Rh5 b3+ 46. Kc3 Kc6 47. Rxg5 Kb5 48. Rxc5+ Kxc5 49. Ne5 Rc1+ 50. Kxb3 Kd5 51. Nd3 Rf1 52. Nb4+ Ke5 53. f4+ Ke4 54. Nc2 Rg1 55. g5 Kd3 56. Nd4 Kxe3 57. Ne6 Ke4 58. Kc4 Rg2 59. b4 Kf5 60. Kd5 Rd2+ 61. Nd4+ Kxf4 62. Kc4 Rg2 63. Ne6+ Ke5 64. Nc5 Rxg5 65. Nxb7 Rg4+ 66. Kb3 Rxb4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B91]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.7), 2016-01-22
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 b5 10. Nd5 Nbd7 11. Nec3 Bb7 12. Be3 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Nf6 14. Bb6 Qd7 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Re1 Nxe4 17. Rxe4 f5 18. Re3 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qb7+ 20. Rf3 g5 21. Kg1 Qxb6 22. Qd5+ Kg7 23. Rd1 Rad8 24. Qe6 h6 25. Rfd3 Rfe8 26. Qb3 f4 27. Rd5 fxg3 28. hxg3 Rf8 29. R1d2 Rf6 30. Qb4 Qc7 31. a4 bxa4 32. Qxa4 Qb6 33. c4 Rdf8 34. Qc2 R8f7 35. b3 Rb7 36. R2d3 Rbf7 37. Rd2 Rb7 38. R2d3 Rbf7 39. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 21, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3
2 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 2.5
3 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 2.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 2
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 2.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 2.5
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 2
9 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 1.5
10 Giri, Anish NED 2798 1.5
11 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 1.5
12 Navara, David CZE 2730 1.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 1.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Adams, Michael (2744) [E21]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.1), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bd2 O-O 6. Rc1 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. g3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Ne4 10. O-O Nxd2 11. Qxd2 Qe7 12. a3 a5 13. Rfd1 Rd8 14. Na4 d6 15. Nd4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qb7+ 17. f3 d5 18. Nb3 Bf8 19. Qd4 b5 20. Nac5 Qa7 21. cxb5 a4 22. Na1 Qb6 23. Nxa4 Qxb5 24. Nc5 Nc6 25. Qf2 Ne5 26. Nd3 Nxd3 27. exd3 g6 28. Rc3 Rdb8 29. Rd2 Qa4 30. Rcc2 Bh6 31. f4 e5 32. Qf3 exf4 33. Rf2 Qd4 34. Rce2 Ra6 35. Nc2 Qc5 36. Nb4 Rd6 37. gxf4 Bg7 38. f5 Rbd8 39. Rc2 Qb5 40. fxg6 Rxg6+ 41. Kh1 Qd7 42. Rg2 Re8 43. Rce2 Bd4 44. Qxd5 Rd8 45. Qxd7 Rxd7 46. Nc6 Bf6 47. d4 Rd6 48. Rc2 Kf8 49. Rxg6 hxg6 50. Rc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [D83]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.2), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Bxd5 9. Bxc7 Qd7 10. Bg3 Bxa2 11. Ne2 Bd5 12. Nc3 Bc6 13. h4 Rd8 14. Qb3 Qf5 15. h5 e6 16. hxg6 hxg6 17. Qd1 Nd7 18. Bd3 Qa5 19. Kf1 Nf6 20. Be5 Rac8 21. Qd2 Ng4 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. f3 Qg5 24. fxg4 Rxd4 25. Ke1 Qe5 26. Ne2 Rxg4 27. e4 Rxg2 28. Qh6+ Kf6 29. Rc3 Rd8 30. Qh3 Qg5 31. Rf1+ Kg7 32. Qf3 Rd7 33. Rf2 Rg4 34. Nf4 Qh4 35. Be2 Rg1+ 36. Bf1 Kg8 37. Ne2 Rxf1+ 38. Kxf1 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 Bxe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Giri, Anish (2798) [B91]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.3), 2016-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. g3 e5 9. Nb3 Be7 10. Bg2 O-O 11. O-O Be6 12. a4 Nbd7 13. Re1 Qc7 14. Nd2 Bd8 15. Nf1 Qc5 16. Ne3 Ba5 17. Bd2 Rac8 18. Ne2 Bxd2 19. Qxd2 Ng4 20. Nxg4 Bxg4 21. Rac1 b5 22. b4 Qc6 23. axb5 axb5 24. h3 Be6 25. Red1 Qc4 26. Qe1 Nf6 27. Rxd6 Nxe4 28. Rd3 Nf6 29. Re3 Bd5 30. Rxe5 Bxg2 31. Kxg2 Rfe8 32. Nf4 Rxe5 33. Qxe5 Qxb4 34. Nd5 Nxd5 35. Qxd5 g6 36. c3 Qc4 37. Qxc4 Rxc4 38. Rb1 Rxc3 39. Rxb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – So, Wesley (2773) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.4), 2016-01-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 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. Qa3 Qe7 14. Qxe7 Nxe7 15. Ne5 Be8 16. Rfb1 Rab8 17. a4 b6 18. a5 Nc6 19. Nxc6 Bxc6 20. f3 Kf8 21. Kf2 Ke7 22. Be2 f6 23. e4 b5 24. Ke3 Bd7 25. c4 bxc4 26. Bxc4 c5 27. dxc5 Rxb1 28. Rxb1 Rc8 29. Bb5 Rxc5 30. Bxd7 Kxd7 31. Rb8 Rxa5 32. Rb7+ Kd6 33. Rxg7 Rg5 34. Rxa7 Rxg2 35. Rf7 f5 36. exf5 Rxh2 37. Kf4 Rh4+ 38. Kg3 Rh5 39. Kg4 Rg5+ 40. Kf4 Rxf5+ 41. Rxf5 exf5 42. Kxf5 h5 43. Kg5 Ke6 44. f4 h4 45. Kxh4 Kf5 46. Kh5 Kxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [E15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.5), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 c6 8. e4 d5 9. Bd3 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Bb7 11. Qe2 Nbd7 12. O-O-O Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Nf6 14. Bc2 a5 15. Rhe1 b5 16. c5 b4 17. g4 Ba6 18. Qe5 O-O 19. g5 Nh5 20. Qe4 g6 21. Qxc6 Ra7 22. Be4 Bb7 23. Qb6 Qxb6 24. cxb6 Bxe4 25. Rxe4 Rb7 26. Be3 Rc8+ 27. Kb1 Rxb6 28. d5 Rd6 29. Rd2 Kf8 30. dxe6 Rxe6 31. Rxe6 fxe6 32. Rc2 Rd8 33. Nd4 Ng7 34. Nc6 Rd1+ 35. Rc1 Rd5 36. Nxe7 Kxe7 37. Rc7+ Kf8 38. Rc5 Ke7 39. Rxd5 exd5 40. Bb6 Kd6 41. Bxa5 Kc5 42. Bd8 Nf5 43. Kc2 Nd4+ 44. Kd3 Nf5 45. Bc7 Kc6 46. Bf4 Kc5 47. Be3+ Kb5 48. Ke2 Nh4 49. Bd2 Nf5 50. Kf3 Nd4+ 51. Kf4 Nc6 52. Be3 Ka6 53. Bc5 Kb5 54. Bd6 Ka5 55. Ke3  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [C42]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.6), 2016-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O Qd7 10. h4 h6 11. a3 Rg8 12. Nd4 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 c5 14. Qf4 d5 15. Qg3 O-O-O 16. Be2 g5 17. hxg5 hxg5 18. Rh7 Qa4 19. Kb1 Rd7 20. Bc1 Bd6 21. Qd3 Bf4 22. Be3 Bxe3 23. Qxe3 Qe4 24. Qxe4 dxe4 25. Kc1 Rxd1+ 26. Kxd1 Kd7 27. Kd2 Kd6 28. Bh5 Ke7 29. Ke3 Kf6 30. Be2 Kg6 31. Rh1 f5 32. g3 Rd8 33. a4 Kf6 34. a5 Ke5 35. Rh5 Rg8 36. f4+ exf3 37. Bxf3 Rg7 38. Rh8 Re7 39. Ra8 a6 40. Rd8 f4+ 41. gxf4+ gxf4+ 42. Kf2 Rc7 43. Rb8 Bc8 44. c4 Kd6 45. c3 Ke5 46. Bd5 Kf6 47. Kf3 Kf5 48. b3 Ke5 49. b4 cxb4 50. cxb4 Kf5 51. Ke2 Ke5 52. Kd3 Bf5+ 53. Kd2 Kd4 54. Rf8 Ke5 55. Kc3 Re7 56. Rh8 Be4 57. Rh5+ Kd6 58. Kd4 Bxd5 59. Rxd5+ Kc6 60. Rc5+ Kd6 61. Rf5 Rh7 62. Rf6+ Kc7 63. Rxf4 Rh5 64. Rf7+ Kc6 65. Rf6+ Kc7 66. Re6 Rg5 67. Re5 Rg6 68. b5 axb5 69. cxb5 Rg1 70. Re7+ Kb8 71. b6 Rd1+ 72. Kc5 Rc1+ 73. Kd6 Rd1+ 74. Ke6 Re1+ 75. Kd7 Rxe7+ 76. Kxe7 Ka8 77. Kd7 Kb8 78. Kd8 Ka8 79. a6 Kb8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [E00]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.7), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 c5 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 cxd4 7. Nf3 b6 8. Bg2 Bb7 9. O-O Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Nc6 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 Rc8 13. Bxd4 Nxd4 14. Qxd4 Rc5 15. b4 Rc7 16. e4 d6 17. Rfd1 e5 18. Qd3 Qc8 19. Be2 Rd8 20. Qe3 g6 21. Rd2 Kg7 22. Rad1 Qe6 23. Kg2 h6 24. f3 Rdd7 25. Bf1 Qe7 26. Kg1 Qe6 27. Kg2 Qe7 28. Kg1 Qe6 29. Re1 Rd8 30. Qf2 Kh7 31. Ra1 Qe7 32. Re1 Qe6 33. Ra1 Qe7 34. Qe3 Rc6 35. Rad1 Rcc8 36. Qf2 Kg7 37. Qe3 Nh7 38. Rd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 20, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3
2 So, Wesley USA 2773 2.5
3 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 2.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 2.5
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 2.5
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 2
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 2
9 Giri, Anish NED 2798 1.5
10 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 1.5
11 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 1.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 1.5
13 Navara, David CZE 2730 1.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [E60]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.1), 2016-01-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 a6 6. cxd5 b5 7. Qd1 cxd5 8. Nf3 Bg7 9. Bf4 O-O 10. O-O Nc6 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. Be5 e6 14. Nd2 Bh6 15. Rc1 Rc8 16. Bxf6 Qxf6 17. e3 b4 18. Re1 Qd8 19. Bf1 Qb6 20. Nf3 Rc7 21. Qd3 Ra8 22. Rc2 Bf8 23. Rec1 Bd6 24. Ne5 Bb5 25. Qd1 Bxe5 26. dxe5 Rac8 27. Rxc7 Rxc7 28. Rxc7 Qxc7 29. Bxb5 axb5 30. Qd4 Qa5 31. Kg2 Kg7 32. b3 Qxa2 33. Qxb4 Qc2 34. Qxb5 Qe4+ 35. Kg1 Qb1+ 36. Kg2 Qe4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.2), 2016-01-19
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. Be3 Be7 10. c3 Qd7 11. Nbd2 Nxd2 12. Qxd2 Na5 13. Bg5 c5 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Bxd5 Rd8 16. c4 Nxc4 17. Bc6+ Kf8 18. Qc3 b4 19. Qc1 h6 20. a3 bxa3 21. bxa3 g5 22. Rb1 Qc7 23. Be4 Qa5 24. Rb7 Rg8 25. Rb3 Nd6 26. exd6 Bxb3 27. Qb2 Be6 28. Rd1 Qb5 29. Qf6 Qa4 30. Rb1 Qxe4 31. Qxd8+ Kg7 32. Qb6 g4 33. Nd2 Qd3 34. Qb2+ Kg6 35. f3 c4 36. Ne4 c3 37. Nxc3 gxf3 38. Nd1 Qxd6 39. Ne3 Qd3 40. Qc2 Qxc2 41. Nxc2 Kf6 42. Ne1 fxg2 43. Rb6 a5 44. Ra6 Rg5 45. Nxg2 Rf5 46. h3 Rc5 47. Nf4 Kf5 48. Nxe6 fxe6 49. Kf2 h5 50. a4 e5 51. Ra8 e4 52. Ke3 Rc3+ 53. Kd4 Rd3+ 54. Kc4 Kf4 55. Rxa5 Rxh3 56. Ra8 Rh1 57. a5 h4 58. a6 Ra1 59. a7 Ke3 60. Kb5 h3 61. Kb6 Rb1+ 62. Kc6 Ra1 63. Kb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Wei, Yi (2706) [A37]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.3), 2016-01-19
1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 e6 6. h4 d5 7. h5 Nge7 8. d3 dxc4 9. dxc4 Qxd1+ 10. Nxd1 b6 11. h6 Bf6 12. Bg5 Bxg5 13. Nxg5 Bb7 14. Ne3 Nf5 15. Nxf5 gxf5 16. O-O-O Rb8 17. Rd2 Ne5 18. Bxb7 Rxb7 19. b3 Ke7 20. Rh4 Rd7 21. f4 Rxd2 22. Kxd2 Ng4 23. e4 f6 24. Nf3 Kf7 25. Ke2 Rg8 26. Nd2 Kg6 27. exf5+ exf5 28. Nf1 Re8+ 29. Kd2 Re4 30. Nh2 Nxh6 31. Nf3 Nf7 32. Rh1 Nd6 33. Nh4+ Kg7 34. Rf1 Kh6 35. Rh1 Kg7 36. Rf1 Re6 37. Kd3 Re8 38. Rh1 Kf7 39. Ng2 Kg6 40. Rh2 Re6 41. Nh4+ Kg7 42. Ng2 Re8 43. Ne3 Kg6 44. Ke2 Re4 45. Rh1 Rd4 46. Nc2 Re4+ 47. Kf3 Re6 48. Ne3 Re4 49. Nc2 Re6 50. Rd1 Ne4 51. Ne3 Rd6 52. Nd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Navara, David (2730) [B12]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.4), 2016-01-19
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O Bg6 7. Nbd2 Nh6 8. Nb3 Nf5 9. Bd2 Be7 10. g4 Nh4 11. Nxh4 Bxh4 12. f4 f5 13. c4 a5 14. a4 O-O 15. g5 h6 16. gxh6 gxh6 17. Kh1 Kh7 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. Rc1 b6 20. Rc6 Rc8 21. Rxe6 Bf7 22. Rd6 Be7 23. Bd3 Bxd6 24. Bxf5+ Kh8 25. Qg4 Rc7 26. Qh3 h5 27. exd6 Ra7 28. Be6 Nf6 29. f5 Qxd6 30. Bf4 Qd8 31. Be5 Bg8 32. Qxh5+ Rh7 33. Qg5 Qe7 34. Nc1 Qg7 35. Qxg7+ Rxg7 36. Nd3 Rg4 37. Nf4 Kh7 38. h3 Rg3 39. Ng6 Rxh3+ 40. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Ding, Liren (2766) [D11]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.5), 2016-01-19
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. Bb2 O-O 8. O-O b6 9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. Ne5 c5 11. cxd5 Bxd5 12. Ndc4 Be7 13. Rc1 cxd4 14. Bxd4 Rc8 15. Qe2 Nc5 16. Bb1 b5 17. Nd2 a6 18. Rfd1 Ncd7 19. Rxc8 Qxc8 20. Nxd7 Nxd7 21. Be4 Nf6 22. Bxf6 Bxf6 23. Bxd5 exd5 24. Nf3 Qe6 25. h3 Rc8 26. Qd2 h6 27. Rc1 Rc6 28. Kf1 Qc8 29. Rxc6 Qxc6 30. Ne1 Bc3 31. Qc2 Qf6 32. Nd3 d4 33. Nf4 Qd6 34. Ne2 Qf6 35. Kg1 g6 36. Nxd4 Bxd4 37. exd4 Qxd4 38. Qc8+ Kg7 39. Qxa6 Qa1+ 40. Kh2 Qe5+ 41. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2760) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [D11]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.6), 2016-01-19
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bd3 Nbd7 6. O-O b6 7. b3 Bb7 8. Bb2 Be7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Qe2 Rc8 11. Ne5 c5 12. f4 Ne4 13. Bxe4 dxe4 14. Rad1 cxd4 15. Nxe4 Nxe5 16. fxe5 Bxe4 17. Rxd4 Bd5 18. cxd5 Bc5 19. Rd3 exd5 20. Qf3 Qg5 21. Kh1 h6 22. h3 Rc7 23. Kh2 Rfc8 24. Qxd5 Qg6 25. Rfd1 Be7 26. Bd4 Rc2 27. R3d2 Rxd2 28. Rxd2 Bh4 29. Rd1 Rc2 30. a4 Qf5 31. Kh1 Rf2 32. e4 Rf1+ 33. Bg1 Qf2 34. Rxf1 Qxf1 35. e6 Be7 36. Qd7 Qf6 37. exf7+ Qxf7 38. Qxa7  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.7), 2016-01-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. c3 a5 8. h3 Be6 9. Re1 h6 10. Bb5 Ba7 11. Nf1 Ne7 12. Ng3 c6 13. Ba4 Ng6 14. Bc2 Qc7 15. d4 Rad8 16. Be3 Bb8 17. Bd3 Rfe8 18. Qc2 Qe7 19. Rad1 Bc7 20. c4 Bc8 21. a3 exd4 22. Nxd4 Qf8 23. f4 Nd7 24. Qf2 Nf6 25. Nf3 Re7 26. Kh1 Kh8 27. Bc2 Ree8 28. b4 axb4 29. axb4 d5 30. e5 Ne4 31. Bxe4 dxe4 32. Rxd8 Rxd8 33. Bc5 Qe8 34. Rxe4 Ne7 35. Nd4 b6 36. Bd6 Bxd6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 18, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 2.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2773 2
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 2
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 1.5
5 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 1.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 1.5
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 1.5
8 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 1.5
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 1.5
10 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 1.5
11 Navara, David CZE 2730 1.5
12 Giri, Anish NED 2798 1
13 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 1
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 0.5

Wei, Yi (2706) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [C89]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.1), 2016-01-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. 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 Rae8 19. Kg2 Qxf3+ 20. Kxf3 Re6 21. Rac1 h6 22. Kg2 Rg6 23. Ne4 Nf4+ 24. Kf3 Bxe4+ 25. Rxe4 Nd3 26. Rd1 Nxb2 27. Rd2 Ba3 28. Bb6 Rd6 29. Rxd6 Bxd6 30. Re2 Nd3 31. Rd2 Ne5+ 32. Kg2 Be7 33. f4 Nc4 34. Bxc4 bxc4 35. Rd7 Bf6 36. Rc7 Bxc3 37. Rxc6 Rb8 38. a4 Bb2 39. Ba5 c3 40. Bxc3 Bxc3 41. Rxc3 Rb4 42. a5 Rb5 43. Ra3 Rb2+ 44. Kh3 f5 45. Rc3 Rb5 46. Ra3 g5 47. fxg5 hxg5 48. Kg2 Kg7 49. h4 g4 50. Rc3 Rxa5 51. Rc6 Ra2+ 52. Kg1 a5 53. Ra6 a4 54. Kh1 Kf7 55. Kg1 Ra1+ 56. Kg2 Ra3 57. Kh2 Ra2+ 58. Kg1 Ke7 59. Kh1 a3 60. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Giri, Anish (2798) [D97]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.2), 2016-01-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 a6 8. Be2 b5 9. Qb3 c5 10. dxc5 Bb7 11. e5 Nfd7 12. Be3 e6 13. O-O Qc7 14. Rad1 Nxc5 15. Qa3 Ne4 16. Nxe4 Bxe4 17. Ng5 Bc6 18. f4 Qb7 19. Bc5 Re8 20. f5 exf5 21. Rxf5 gxf5 22. Bh5 Bd5 23. Rxd5 Qxd5 24. Bxf7+ Qxf7 25. Nxf7 Kxf7 26. Qb3+ Kg6 27. Qg3+ Kf7 28. Qb3+ Kg6 29. Qg3+ Kf7 30. Qf3 Nd7 31. Qd5+ Kg6 32. Qc6+ Nf6 33. exf6 Rac8 34. Qxa6 Ra8 35. f7+ Kxf7 36. Qxb5 Rad8 37. Qb3+ Kg6 38. Qg3+ Kf7 39. Qb3+ Kg6 40. Bd6 Bxb2 41. Qxb2 Rxd6 42. h3 Ra6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [D45]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.3), 2016-01-18
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Nf3 e6 6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 O-O 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. Qc2 Qe7 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Ng4 12. f4 Bc5 13. Ke2 Rd8 14. h3 Nxe3 15. Bxe3 Bxe3 16. Kxe3 d4+ 17. Kf3 dxc3 18. Rad1 Bd7 19. Bxh7+ Kh8 20. Bd3 f5 21. Qxc3 c5 22. Kf2 Bc6 23. Be2 b5 24. Qe3 bxc4 25. Bxc4 Bb5 26. Be2 Bxe2 27. Kxe2 c4 28. bxc4 Qb4 29. Qb3 Qc5 30. Qc3 Rac8 31. Kf3 Kg8 32. Kg3 a5 33. Rxd8+ Rxd8 34. Rb1 a4 35. Kh2 Qc6 36. Qg3 Qe4 37. Qg5 Rc8 38. c5 Qxb1  0 – 1 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [E17]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.4), 2016-01-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d5 Bb4 8. O-O Bxc3 9. bxc3 Na6 10. Nd4 Nc5 11. Ba3 d6 12. dxe6 Bxg2 13. exf7+ Rxf7 14. Kxg2 Ng4 15. Nf3 Ne4 16. Qd3 Qe7 17. h3 Ngf6 18. Rad1 Re8 19. Qc2 Qe6 20. Qd3 Qd7 21. Bc1 Nc5 22. Qc2 Qa4 23. Qxa4 Nxa4 24. Rd2 Ne4 25. Rc2 Nexc3 26. Be3 Ne4 27. Rd1 Ref8 28. Bd4 Nac5 29. Rf1 Ne6 30. Be3 Rf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Adams, Michael (2744) [E21]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.5), 2016-01-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Ne5 Nbd7 10. f4 c5 11. Ne2 c4 12. Bf5 g6 13. Qa4 gxf5 14. Qxb4 Ne4 15. a4 f6 16. Nf3 Nb8 17. Qe1 Nc6 18. Bd2 Kh8 19. Nh4 Qd7 20. Nc3 Rae8 21. Nxe4 Rxe4 22. Qd1 Rg8 23. Qh5 Bc8 24. Rf3 Qe8 25. Qh6 Qf7 26. b4 Ne7 27. Rh3 Rg4 28. Nf3 Bd7 29. Kf2 Be8 30. Rg3 Ng8 31. Qh3 Bd7 32. b5 Re8 33. Ng1 a5 34. bxa6 Ra8 35. Ne2 Rxa6 36. Bb4 Kg7 37. Nc3 h5 38. Kg1 Nh6 39. Rf3 Ra8 40. Rf2 Kh7 41. Qf3 Bc6 42. Rb2 h4 43. Ba3 Rag8 44. Kh1 Ba8 45. Rg1 Qe6 46. Rb5 R4g7 47. Bc1 Rg6 48. Bd2 R8g7 49. Rb2 Nf7 50. h3 Rg3 51. Qh5+ Nh6 52. Qxh4 Qg8 53. Be1 R3g6 54. Qh5 Re7 55. Bf2 Reg7 56. Qf3 Qd8 57. Bh4 Qd6 58. Rgb1 Qa3 59. Be1 Qe7 60. g3 Nf7 61. Rxb6 Rh6 62. Ra6 Qe8 63. Kg2 Qc8 64. Rbb6  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [E10]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.6), 2016-01-18
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 b6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Bf4 Ba6 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. Nc3 Bxc4 13. Nxc4 dxc4 14. e4 b5 15. a4 a6 16. d5 cxd5 17. exd5 e5 18. Bg5 b4 19. d6 bxc3 20. Qxc3 h6 21. Be3 e4 22. Qa3 Re8 23. dxe7 Qxe7 24. Qxe7 Rxe7 25. Rd6 Re6 26. Rad1 Ne5 27. Bh3 Rxd6 28. Rxd6 Rb8 29. Kg2 c3 30. bxc3 Nc4 31. Rxa6 Nxe3+ 32. fxe3 Nd5 33. a5 f5 34. c4 Nxe3+ 35. Kf2 Nxc4 36. Bxf5 Rf8 37. g4 Nxa5 38. Rxa5 g6 39. Re5 gxf5 40. gxf5 Ra8 41. Kg3 Kf7 42. Rxe4 Kf6 43. Kf4 Ra6 44. h4 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.7), 2016-01-18
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. Qb3 c5 11. Rc1 Qa5 12. Nd2 Nxg3 13. hxg3 cxd4 14. exd4 Nf6 15. Bd3 Be6 16. a3 Bxc3 17. Rxc3 Rc8 18. Rxc8+ Bxc8 19. Qb4 Qxb4 20. axb4 Ke7 21. Nb1 Bd7 22. Nc3 a6 23. f3 Kd6 24. Kf2 Ng8 25. Ra1 Ne7 26. Ra5 Rc8 27. g4 Rc6 28. b5 axb5 29. Rxb5 Rxc3 30. bxc3 Bxb5 31. Bxb5 f5 32. gxf5 Nxf5 33. Bd3 Ke6 34. g4 Ng7 35. Ke3 h5 36. gxh5 Nxh5 37. c4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 17, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 1.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2773 1.5
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 1.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 1
5 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 1
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 1
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 1
8 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 1
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 1
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 1
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 1
12 Giri, Anish NED 2798 0.5
13 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 0.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 0.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [A00]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.1), 2016-01-17
1. g3 g6 2. Bg2 Bg7 3. e4 e5 4. Ne2 c5 5. d3 Nc6 6. Be3 d6 7. Qd2 Nd4 8. c3 Nxe2 9. Qxe2 Ne7 10. h4 h6 11. h5 g5 12. f4 exf4 13. gxf4 gxf4 14. Bxf4 Nc6 15. Na3 Be5 16. Be3 Be6 17. Nc4 Bg3+ 18. Kd2 Qd7 19. d4 cxd4 20. cxd4 Ne5 21. Nxe5 dxe5 22. d5 Bg4 23. Bf3 Bxf3 24. Qxf3 Qb5 25. Rac1 Qxb2+ 26. Kd1 Bf4 27. Bxf4 exf4 28. Qxf4 Rg8 29. Rf1 Qd4+ 30. Ke1 Qb4+ 31. Kd1 Qd4+ 32. Ke1 Qb4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Ding, Liren (2766) [D11]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.2), 2016-01-17
1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bd3 Nbd7 6. b3 Bd6 7. Bb2 b6 8. O-O O-O 9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. Qe2 c5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Ba6 Bxa6 13. Qxa6 Qe7 14. Rfd1 Rfd8 15. Rac1 Qe6 16. Nf1 Ne4 17. N3d2 Ndf6 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Rc2 Rac8 20. Rdc1 h5 21. Qe2 h4 22. dxc5 Rxc5 23. h3 Rdc8 24. Bd4 Rxc2 25. Rxc2 Rxc2 26. Qxc2 Be5 27. Bxe5 Qxe5 28. Qc8+ Kh7 29. Qg4 Qf6 30. f3 Nc3 31. a4 d4 32. Kf2 Nd1+ 33. Ke2 Nxe3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Navara, David (2730) [B12]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.3), 2016-01-17
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 e6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Nf3 Nh6 9. Nc3 Nf5 10. Ne2 c5 11. dxc5 Na6 12. Qb5+ Qd7 13. Qxd7+ Kxd7 14. Bxe7 Kxe7 15. b4 b6 16. cxb6 Nxb4 17. Ned4 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 axb6 19. Rb1 Rxa2 20. Kd2 Na6 21. Rxb6 Nc5 22. Rc6 Ne4+ 23. Ke2 Rb8 24. Rc7+ Ke8 25. Rd1 Ra3 26. Rd3 Rxd3 27. cxd3 Rb2+ 28. Rc2 Rxc2+ 29. Nxc2 Nc5 30. d4 Ne4 31. Ne3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [D06]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.4), 2016-01-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c5 3. cxd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nc3 Qa5 6. Nxd4 Nf6 7. g3 e5 8. Nb3 Qc7 9. Bg2 Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. O-O Rd8 12. Rc1 Nc6 13. Qc2 Be6 14. Bg5 Rac8 15. e3 Na5 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Nxa5 Bxa5 18. Qa4 Kg7 19. a3 Rd2 20. Ne2 Qd8 21. Rxc8 Bxc8 22. b4 Bb6 23. Nc3 f5 24. Qb5 Qd6 25. Nd5 Bd8 26. Rc1 Be6 27. Nc3 e4 28. Bf1 Bf6 29. Qc5 Qxc5 30. bxc5 Be5 31. a4 Bb3 32. a5 a6 33. c6 bxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – So, Wesley (2773) [C65]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.5), 2016-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. h3 Ne7 8. Re1 a6 9. Ba4 Ba7 10. d4 Ng6 11. Bc2 Re8 12. Nbd2 c5 13. d5 b5 14. b3 Bd7 15. Nf1 Qc7 16. Ne3 Bb6 17. a4 Nf4 18. Nh2 c4 19. bxc4 Ba5 20. Bd2 bxc4 21. Nhg4 Nxg4 22. hxg4 Rab8 23. Ra3 Qc5 24. Ra2 Rb7 25. g3 Nd3 26. Rf1 Reb8 27. Qe2 Rb2 28. Rxb2 Nxb2 29. Rb1 Bc7 30. Ra1 g6 31. Kg2 Bd8 32. Bc1 Qc8 33. Ra2 Nd3 34. Ba3 Bb6 35. Nxc4 Ne1+ 36. Qxe1 Qxc4 37. Rb2 Qc7 38. Bd1 Rc8 39. Qe2 a5 40. Qa6 Rb8 41. Qd3 f6 42. Qc2 Ba7 43. Rxb8+ Qxb8 44. Qb3 Qc7 45. Be2 g5 46. Kf1 Kf7 47. f3 Ke7 48. Bd3 Qb6 49. Qxb6 Bxb6 50. Bb5 Bc8 51. Ke2 Bc5 52. Bc1 Kd8 53. Bd2 Kc7 54. Be1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B35]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.6), 2016-01-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. h4 h5 11. Qd2 Qa5 12. O-O-O Rfc8 13. Kb1 Ne5 14. Bg5 Kf8 15. f4 Neg4 16. Rhe1 Rc5 17. f5 gxf5 18. Nxf5 Bxf5 19. exf5 Re8 20. Nd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2760) – Wei, Yi (2706) [E60]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2.7), 2016-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 a6 6. cxd5 b5 7. Qd1 cxd5 8. Nf3 Bg7 9. O-O Nc6 10. Bf4 O-O 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. Be5 e6 14. Nd2 Bh6 15. e3 Qe7 16. h4 b4 17. Qc2 Rfc8 18. Rfc1 Bd7 19. Qd1 Bb5 20. Rxc8+ Rxc8 21. Rc1 Rxc1 22. Qxc1 Ng4 23. Bf4 Bxf4 24. exf4 Nf6 25. Nb3 Bc4 26. Nc5 a5 27. b3 Bb5 28. Qe3 Ng4 29. Qd2 Qf6 30. f3 Nh6 31. Bh3 Nf5 32. Bxf5 Qxf5 33. Qd1 Qh3 34. Qe1 Qf5 35. Qd1 Qh3 36. Qe1 Qf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 17, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 1
2 So, Wesley USA 2773 1
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 1
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 0.5
5 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 0.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 0.5
7 Navara, David CZE 2730 0.5
8 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 0.5
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 0.5
10 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0.5
11 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 0.5
12 Giri, Anish NED 2798 0
13 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 0
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 0

Navara, David (2730) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [D37]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.1), 2016-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 c6 8. e3 g5 9. Bg3 Nh5 10. Bd3 Nxg3 11. hxg3 Bg7 12. O-O a5 13. a3 O-O 14. Qc2 Re8 15. b4 b5 16. Na2 Bb7 17. bxa5 Rxa5 18. Nb4 Qa8 19. Bh7+ Kh8 20. Bf5 Nb6 21. Ne5 Bxe5 22. dxe5 Nc4 23. Qc3 Rxa3 24. Qd4 c5 25. Rxa3 cxd4 26. Rxa8 Rxa8 27. exd4 Ra4 28. Rb1 Nd2 29. Rb2 Nc4 30. Rb1 Nd2 31. Rb2 Nc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Giri, Anish (2798) [A36]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.2), 2016-01-16
1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. a3 d6 6. Rb1 a5 7. d3 e5 8. Nd5 Nce7 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. e4 Nge7 11. Nge2 O-O 12. O-O Bd7 13. Bd2 h6 14. Nb5 Be6 15. Nec3 b6 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. cxd5 Na7 18. Nc3 f5 19. h4 f4 20. Bh3 b5 21. Ne2 f3 22. Nc1 h5 23. Nb3 a4 24. Na1 b4 25. axb4 cxb4 26. Qxa4 Nac6 27. Qd1 Nd4 28. Nc2 Nxc2 29. Qxc2 Rb8 30. Rfc1 Rb7 31. Qb3 Kh8 32. Rc4 Ng8 33. Rxb4 Rxb4 34. Qxb4 Bf6 35. Rc1 Qe7 36. Qb6 Bxh4 37. Rc7  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [A07]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.3), 2016-01-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. c4 dxc4 4. Na3 Bg7 5. Nxc4 Nc6 6. Bg2 e5 7. d3 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bd2 Nd5 10. Rc1 Re8 11. h3 Nd4 12. e3 Nxf3+ 13. Qxf3 c6 14. Na5 Qd6 15. Qe2 Rb8 16. Nc4 Qe7 17. e4 Nb6 18. Be3 Be6 19. b3 Nxc4 20. dxc4 a5 21. c5 f5 22. Kh2 Rf8 23. exf5 gxf5 24. Bd2 Ra8 25. Bc3 Qxc5 26. f4 Qd6 27. Bxe5 Bxe5 28. fxe5 Qe7 29. Rf4 Kh8 30. Rcf1 Rg8 31. h4 Rg6 32. Bh3 Rag8 33. R1f3 Qg7 34. Qe3 Rh6 35. Qd3 Qxe5 36. Bxf5 Bd5 37. Be4 Rd6 38. Rf2 Bxe4 39. Qxe4 Qxe4 40. Rxe4 Rgd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Adams, Michael (2744) [A20]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.4), 2016-01-16
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. d3 Nc6 7. Be3 Bd6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 c6 13. a4 Bf8 14. a5 Nc4 15. a6 Nxb2 16. Qd2 Nc4 17. Qf4 Bd6 18. Qc1 Be5 19. Bxe5 Nxe5 20. Rd1 Qe7 21. Ne4 bxa6 22. f4 Ng6 23. Qxc6 Rb8 24. Qd6 Bg4 25. Qxe7 Rxe7 26. Rd2 h6 27. Rxa6 Rb4 28. Nc3 Rc4 29. Ra3 Nf8 30. Kf2 Rec7 31. Nd5 Rc2 32. Rxc2 Rxc2 33. Bf1 Be6 34. Ne7+ Kh7 35. Rxa7 g6 36. Bg2 Bg4 37. Bf1 Be6 38. Bg2 Bg4 39. Bf3 Bxf3 40. Kxf3 Ne6 41. e3 Kg7 42. h3 h5 43. Nd5 Rh2 44. h4 Rc2 45. Nb6 Rc3 46. Ke4 Rc1 47. Kf3 Rc3 48. Nd5 Rb3 49. Ke4 Rb1 50. Nc3 Rb4+ 51. Kd5 Kf8 52. Ne4 Rb3 53. Nd6 Rd3+ 54. Ke5 Nd8 55. Rd7 Rxe3+ 56. Kf6 Re6+ 57. Kg5 Kg7 58. f5 Re3 59. f6+ Kh7 60. Rxd8 Re4 61. Rh8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [D37]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.5), 2016-01-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 Bb4 6. Bxc4 Nxe4 7. O-O Nf6 8. Bg5 O-O 9. Qe2 h6 10. Bh4 Be7 11. Rad1 Nbd7 12. Ne5 Nb6 13. Bd3 Nfd5 14. Bg3 Bd7 15. Ne4 Ba4 16. Rc1 Nd7 17. b3 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bc6 19. Rfd1 a5 20. a4 Qe8 21. h4 Rd8 22. h5 Nb4 23. Bb1 Kh8 24. Bf4 Rg8 25. Bd2 Rd5 26. Bxb4 axb4 27. Rxd5 exd5 28. Ng3 Bg5 29. Re1 g6 30. Qg4 Qe7 31. Qd4 b6 32. e6+ Bf6 33. Qf4 g5 34. Qf5 Rg7 35. Qc2 Qc5 36. Qxc5 bxc5 37. Nf5 Rg8 38. exf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [C88]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.6), 2016-01-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d3 Bc5 10. Nbd2 d6 11. h3 h6 12. c3 Rb8 13. Nc4 Ba7 14. Be3 Bxe3 15. Nxe3 Re8 16. a5 Na7 17. Bc2 bxc3 18. bxc3 Nb5 19. Qd2 Bd7 20. Nc4 Be6 21. Ne3 Bd7 22. Nc4 Be6 23. Ne3 Bd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [D11]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.7), 2016-01-16
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 b5 6. b3 cxb3 7. axb3 e6 8. Ne5 Qb6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Nc3 Nbd7 11. Be3 Rd8 12. Bxc6 Bxc6 13. d5 Bc5 14. Nxc6 Bxe3 15. Nxd8 Kxd8 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Nxb5 Qxb5 18. fxe3 Ke7 19. Rxa7 Rb8 20. Qd4 Qd5 21. Rb1 Rxb3 22. Rxd7+ Nxd7 23. Qxg7+ Kd6 24. Qxh7 Rxe3 25. Qc2 Qd4 26. Kf1 Rc3 27. Rd1 Rxc2 28. Rxd4+ Ke7 29. Kf2 Ne5 30. h4 Rc4 31. Rf4 Rc2 32. Ke3 Rc1 33. Re4 Nc4+ 34. Kf2 Nd6 35. Rf4 Nf5 36. h5 Nh6 37. g4 Nf7 38. Kg3 Rg1+ 39. Kf2 Ra1 40. Kg3 Re1 41. Kf2 Rb1 42. Kg3 Rb2 43. Rf2 Rb4 44. e3 Re4 45. Kf3 Ra4 46. Kg3 Re4 47. Kf3 Ng5+ 48. Kg3 Nh7 49. Kf3 Ra4 50. Kg3 Ra1 51. Rf4 Rb1 52. Ra4 Kf6 53. Ra8 Rg1+ 54. Kh4 Rh1+ 55. Kg3 Rg1+ 56. Kh4 Rh1+ 57. Kg3 Ng5 58. Kg2 Rh4 59. Ra4 Rh3 60. Ra3 Rh4 61. Ra4 e5 62. Ra6+ Kf7 63. Ra7+ Ke6 64. Ra6+ Kd5 65. Ra4 Kc6 66. Kg3 Rh3+ 67. Kf2 Kb5 68. Ra8 Ne4+ 69. Ke2 Kc4 70. Ra5 Nc5 71. Kf2 Nd3+ 72. Kg2 Rxe3 73. h6 Nf4+ 74. Kf2 Rb3 75. h7 Rh3 76. Rxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the London Chess Classic 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 14, 2015 in Chess news

Tiebreaks

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) – Giri, Anish (2784) [C67]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (1.1), 2015-12-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Ne2 b6 12. Rd1 Be7 13. Bg5 Bb7 14. Bxe7 Kxe7 15. Ned4 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 c5 17. Nb5 Rhc8 18. f4 Bc6 19. Nc3 Ke6 20. Kf2 h4 21. a4 Kf5 22. Ke3 Re8 23. Nd5 Rac8 24. Rd2 f6 25. Rf1 fxe5 26. fxe5+ Kg5 27. Nc3 Rxe5+ 28. Kf2 Rf8+ 29. Kg1 Rxf1+ 30. Kxf1 Rf5+ 31. Kg1 Rf4 32. Re2 Kf6 33. b3 a6 34. Nd1 Bd5 35. c4 Be6 36. a5 Rd4 37. Nf2 Bf5 38. Ra2 Rd6 39. Kf1 Ke5 40. Re2+ Kf4 41. Ra2 g5 42. Ke1 Re6+ 43. Kf1 Re3  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2784) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) [D85]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (1.2), 2015-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. b3 e5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Bxe5 13. Bb2 Qe7 14. Qc2 c6 15. Rad1 Bg4 16. f3 Be6 17. f4 Bg7 18. e4 Rad8 19. e5 Bg4 20. Bf3 Rxd1 21. Qxd1 Rd8 22. Qe2 Bxf3 23. Rxf3 f6 24. exf6 Qxe2 25. Nxe2 Bf8 26. Bd4 Kf7 27. Rc3 Nd5 28. Rc4 Nxf6 29. Kg2 Nd5 30. Kf3 a5 31. Bc5 Bg7 32. Bd4 Bf8 33. Bc5 Bh6 34. Rd4 Bg7 35. Rd2 a4 36. Bd4 Bxd4 37. Rxd4 axb3 38. axb3 Ra8 39. Rd3 Ra2 40. h3 Rb2 41. Nd4 h5 42. f5 g5 43. Ne6 Kf6 44. Nd8 Rh2 45. Nxb7 Rxh3 46. Nd6 Rh2 47. Ke4 Re2+ 48. Kd4 Ne7 49. Kc5 g4 50. Kb6 Re5 51. Kc7 c5 52. Nc4 Rxf5 53. Rd6+ Kg5 54. Re6 Nd5+ 55. Kd6 h4 56. gxh4+ Kxh4 57. Ne5 Nf4 58. Rh6+ Kg5 59. Rh8 Rxe5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2784) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) [A05]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (1.3), 2015-12-13
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 c5 8. e3 d6 9. Qe2 Nbd7 10. Rd1 e6 11. Nc3 Qe7 12. d4 Rad8 13. Qc2 d5 14. Ne5 cxd4 15. exd4 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Ng4 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Bxd5 Nxe5 19. Qe4 Bc8 20. Re1 Bf5 21. Qe3 Qc5 22. Rad1 Bg4 23. Rb1 Bf5 24. Be4 Nd3 25. Qxc5 bxc5 26. Bxd3 Rxd3 27. Na4 Rd2 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Rb2 Rfd8 30. Re2 Rd1+ 31. Kg2 c4 32. bxc4 Bd3 33. Re7 Bxc4 34. Re3 R8d6 35. a3 Bf1+ 36. Kf3 Rf6+ 37. Ke4 Re6+ 38. Kf3 Rf6+ 39. Ke4 Re6+ 40. Kf3 Rf6+ 41. Kg4 Rd4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) [B52]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (2.1), 2015-12-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. f3 O-O 10. Be3 Nc6 11. Rc1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Rfc8 13. b3 Nh5 14. O-O Bxd4+ 15. Qxd4 Nf6 16. Rfe1 Rc7 17. Rcd1 Qc6 18. Nb5 Rd7 19. Nxa7 Qc5 20. Qxc5 dxc5 21. Nb5 Rxa2 22. e5 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Nh5 24. g3 Rb2 25. Rd8+ Kg7 26. Re8 Rb1+ 27. Kg2 Rb2+ 28. Kg1 Rb1+ 29. Kg2 Rb2+ 30. Kh3 e6 31. Re7 Rxb3 32. Kg4 Kf8 33. Rxb7 h6 34. Rc7 f5+ 35. exf6 Nxf6+ 36. Kf4 g5+ 37. Ke5 Ne8 38. Rxc5 Re3+ 39. Kd4 Rxf3 40. Re5 Rf2 41. Rxe6 Rxh2 42. c5 h5 43. Nd6 Nxd6 44. cxd6 Kf7 45. Re3 h4 46. g4 h3 47. Ke5 Rh1 48. d7 Ke7 49. Kf5+ Kxd7 50. Kxg5 Kd6 51. Kh5 Rf1 52. Rxh3 Ke7 53. Kg6 Rf6+ 54. Kg7 Rf7+ 55. Kg6 Rf6+ 56. Kg5 Ra6 57. Rf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [A16]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (2.2), 2015-12-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. e4 Nc6 5. Be2 e5 6. d3 d6 7. a3 Be7 8. b4 b6 9. O-O O-O 10. Rb1 Nd4 11. bxc5 bxc5 12. Bg5 Be6 13. Rb7 Nd7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Qa4 Nb6 16. Qa6 Bc8 17. Rxe7 Bxa6 18. Rb1 Rfb8 19. Kf1 Kf8 20. Rc7 Ne6 21. Rc6 Rd8 22. a4 Bb7 23. Rcxb6 axb6 24. Rxb6 Bc8 25. Bd1 Ra6 26. Rb2 Bd7 27. g3 Bc6 28. Ke1 Rda8 29. Ra2 Rb6 30. Kd2 g6 31. Kc1 Nd4 32. Nd2 Rb4 33. Rb2 Rab8 34. Nb5 Rxb2 35. Kxb2 Ke7 36. Kc3 Bd7 37. f4 f6 38. Nf1 exf4 39. gxf4 Ne6 40. f5 gxf5 41. Ne3 Nf4 42. exf5 Bc6 43. d4 Be4 44. d5 Ng2 45. Nxg2 Bxg2 46. Bc2 Bf3 47. Kb3 Ra8 48. Nc7 Ra7 49. Nb5 Ra8 50. Nc7 Ra7 51. Nb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015, tiebreak!!!

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 5.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2778 5.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 5.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 5
5 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 4.5
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 4.5
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 4.5
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 4
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 3.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 2.5

Adams,Mi (2744) – Caruana,F (2787) [C78]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bg4 9. d3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Na5 11. Ba2 b4 12. h3 Bh5 13. Nc4 Nxc4 14. Bxc4 bxc3 15. bxc3 c6 16. g4 Bg6 17. Bg5 d5 18. Ba2 dxe4 19. Nxe5 exd3 20. Nxg6 hxg6 21. Qf3 Qc7 22. Rad1 Qe5 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. Rxd3 Rfd8 25. Qxf6 gxf6 26. Rfd1 Be7 27. Rxd8+ Rxd8 28. Rxd8+ Bxd8 29. Kf1 a5 30. Ke2 g5 31. Bb1 Bc7 32. Be4 Be5 33. Kd3 c5 34. Kc4 Kg7 35. f3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2781) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) [A04]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 e4 6. d5 exf3 7. dxc6 dxc6 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. gxf3 Kc7 10. b3 Be7 11. Bb2 Rd8 12. h4 g6 13. Bh3 Bxh3 14. Rxh3 Kd7 15. Rd1+ Ke6 16. Rxd8 Bxd8 17. Ke2 Rb8 18. Nb1 b5 19. Nd2 Ba5 20. Bxf6 Bxd2 21. Kxd2 Kxf6 22. Kc3 bxc4 23. Rh1 cxb3 24. axb3 h5 25. Ra1 g5 26. hxg5+ Kxg5 27. Rxa7 Kg6 28. Ra1 h4 29. Kc4 Rb4+ 30. Kxc5 Rxb3 31. Kxc6 Rb2 32. Rh1 Rxf2 33. Rxh4 Rxf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Giri,A (2778) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Nc3 Ke8 10. h3 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. Kf2 Rxd1 21. Nxd1 Nf5 22. Rh1 Bxa2 23. Rxh5 Be6 24. g4 Nd6 25. Rh7 Nf7 26. Ne3 b6 27. Ng2 Rg8 28. Bxc7 Rh8 29. Rxh8+ Nxh8 30. Ne3 Nf7 31. Bg3 Nh6 32. Bf4 Nf7 33. Bg3 Nh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2850) – Grischuk,A (2750) [B51]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. Re1 b5 7. c4 g5 8. Nxg5 Ne5 9. Be2 bxc4 10. Nc3 Rb8 11. Rf1 h6 12. Nf3 Nd3 13. Ne1 Nxb2 14. Bxb2 Rxb2 15. Bxc4 Rb4 16. Qe2 Bg7 17. Nc2 Rb6 18. Rab1 O-O 19. Rxb6 Qxb6 20. Ne3 e6 21. f4 Kh8 22. f5 a5 23. a4 Qd8 24. h3 Qe7 25. Ba6 Bxa6 26. Qxa6 Nh5 27. Rf3 Rg8 28. Nb5 Be5 29. Ng4 Qh4 30. fxe6 fxe6 31. Nxe5 dxe5 32. Qxe6 Qe1+ 33. Kh2 Rxg2+ 34. Kxg2 Qxd2+ 35. Kg1 Qe1+ 36. Rf1 Qe3+ 37. Rf2 Qe1+ 38. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2793) – Topalov,V (2803) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Rd1+ Ke8 10. b3 Ne7 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Nd4 Ng6 13. Bb2 Be7 14. Nc4 Nf4 15. Ne3 g6 16. g3 Ne6 17. Ne2 h5 18. a4 a5 19. Ba3 Bxa3 20. Rxa3 Ke7 21. Raa1 Nc5 22. Kg2 Re8 23. Nd4 Kf8 24. f4 Bd7 25. h3 Rad8 26. Nf3 Be6 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 Bd5 29. Rh1 Ke7 30. Nxd5+ cxd5 31. Rh7 Ne6 32. Kg3 Rg8 33. Rf1 Nf8 34. Rh2 Ne6 35. Rh7 Nf8 36. Rh2 Ne6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2778 5
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 4.5
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 4.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 4.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 4
7 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 4
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 3
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 2

Giri, Anish (2778) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) [A08]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.1), 2015-12-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 c5 7. e4 Nc6 8. Re1 Qc7 9. Qe2 b5 10. a4 b4 11. exd5 exd5 12. Nb3 Re8 13. Bf4 Qb6 14. a5 Qb5 15. Qd2 Be6 16. a6 Bf8 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 Nd7 19. Bf4 Qb6 20. c3 Rac8 21. Qc2 d4 22. Nd2 h6 23. h4 dxc3 24. bxc3 bxc3 25. Qxc3 Nf6 26. Nc4 Qd8 27. Bb7 Nd5 28. Qd2 Nxf4 29. Qxf4 Qxd3 30. Ne5 Qd6 31. Rad1 Qc7 32. Nc6 Qxc6 33. Bxc6 Rxc6 34. Qa4 Rec8 35. Rd8 c4 36. Rxc8 Rxc8 37. Rxe6 fxe6 38. Qd7 Rc5 39. Qxe6+ Kh7 40. Qf7 Bd6 41. h5 Rg5 42. Kg2 c3 43. f4  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Adams, Michael (2744) [C95]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.2), 2015-12-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bd2 Bg7 17. a4 c5 18. d5 c4 19. b4 cxb3 20. Bxb3 Nc5 21. c4 Qd7 22. cxb5 axb5 23. a5 Reb8 24. Bc2 Bc8 25. Rb1 Qd8 26. Qc1 Kh7 27. Qa3 Ne8 28. Ne2 Nc7 29. Nc3 Bd7 30. Na2 N7a6 31. Nb4 Be8 32. Ra1 Nxb4 33. Qxb4 Na6 34. Qb3 Nc5 35. Qb4 Na6 36. Qb3 Nc5 37. Qb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [A14]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.3), 2015-12-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. b3 b6 7. Bb2 Bb7 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 Nd7 10. Re1 N5f6 11. Nc3 c5 12. e4 cxd4 13. Nxd4 Bc5 14. Re2 Qb8 15. Rd2 a6 16. Qe2 Ra7 17. Re1 Ne5 18. Kh1 Qa8 19. f4 Ng6 20. Nc2 Rd8 21. Red1 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 h5 23. Qd1 Ng4 24. Qe1 Bc6 25. h3 Nf6 26. b4 Bf8 27. Qe3 Rd7 28. Rxd7 Nxd7 29. a3 h4 30. Nd4 Bb7 31. f5 exf5 32. Nxf5 Nde5 33. Nd5 Nc4 34. Qd4 Nxb2 35. Qxb2 hxg3 36. Nh6+ gxh6 37. Nf6+ Kh8 38. Nh5+ Kg8 39. Nf6+ Kh8 40. Nh5+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [D41]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.4), 2015-12-12
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. Bc4 Nd7 12. O-O b6 13. a4 Bb7 14. Rfe1 Nf6 15. Bd3 h6 16. a5 a6 17. axb6 Qxb6 18. Rab1 Qc7 19. Rbc1 Qe7 20. Qa5 Rfc8 21. Rxc8+ Rxc8 22. Nd2 Qd7 23. Qb6 Rc3 24. Bxa6 Bxa6 25. Qxa6 Qxd4 26. Nf3 Qc5 27. e5 Nd5 28. Qa8+ Kh7 29. Qb7 Rc1 30. Qb2 Rc2 31. Qd4 g5 32. g3 Kg7 33. Qxc5 Rxc5 34. Re4 Kg6 35. h3 Ne7 36. h4 Kf5 37. Ra4 Nc6 38. hxg5 hxg5 39. g4+ Kg6 40. Re4 Ne7 41. Kg2 Nd5 42. Kg3 Rc3 43. Re1 Ra3 44. Re4 Ra8 45. Rc4 Rh8 46. Re4 Nc3 47. Re3 Rc8 48. Re1 Rc4 49. Re3 Ne4+ 50. Kg2 Ra4 51. Re1 Nc5 52. Kg3 Rf4 53. Nd2 Nd3 54. Re2 Ra4 55. Nf3 Ra8 56. Re3 Rd8 57. Re4 Rh8 58. Rc4 Ra8 59. Rc3 Nf4 60. Rc4 Ne2+ 61. Kg2 Rh8 62. Re4 Nf4+ 63. Kg1 Ra8 64. Nh4+ Kh6 65. Ng2 Nd3 66. Ne1 Ra1 67. Kf1 Kg6 68. Re3 Nf4 69. Re4 Kg7 70. Kg1 Nd3 71. Kf1 Kf8 72. Re3 Nf4 73. Kg1 Ra4 74. Kh2 Nd5 75. Rg3 Kg7 76. Nd3 Rd4 77. Kg1 Nb6 78. Kf1 Re4 79. Kg2 Nc4 80. Kh3 Rd4 81. Kg2 Kf8 82. Kf1 Ke7 83. Ke2 Re4+ 84. Kd1 Nxe5 85. Nxe5 Rxe5 86. Kd2 Kf6 87. Ra3 Kg6 88. Ra6 f5 89. gxf5+ Kxf5 90. Ra3 Kf4 91. Rb3 g4 92. Ra3 Re4 93. Rb3 e5 94. Ra3 Rb4 95. Ke2 Rb1 96. Ra4+ e4 97. Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [E06]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.5), 2015-12-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. d4 Nf6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qa4 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Bd6 11. Ng5 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 Nbd7 13. e4 e5 14. dxe5 Nxe5 15. f4 Nc4 16. Bc1 h6 17. Nf3 Ng4 18. Re1 Bc5 19. Nc3 Qd6 20. Nd1 Rad8 21. h3 Qxd1 22. Qxd1 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Nge3+ 24. Bxe3 Nxe3+ 25. Kh2 Nxd1 26. Rxd1 Re8 27. e5 f6 28. Rd5 Bf8 29. Kg2 c5 30. Kf2 fxe5 31. Nxe5 c4 32. Ke3 Bb4 33. Ke4 Be1 34. g4 c3 35. bxc3 Bxc3 36. h4 b4 37. h5 a5 38. Rxa5 b3 39. Ra7 b2 40. Rb7 Ra8 41. Kd3 Bxe5 42. fxe5 Rxa2 43. Ke4 Ra1 44. Rxb2 Kf7 45. Rb7+ Ke6 46. Rb6+ Kf7 47. Rb7+ Ke6 48. Rxg7 Ra4+ 49. Kf3 Kxe5 50. Re7+ Kf6 51. Rh7 Kg5 52. Rg7+ Kh4 53. Rg6 Rb4 54. Rxh6 Rb3+ 55. Kf4 Rb4+ 56. Ke5 Kxg4 57. Rh8 Rb5+ 58. Ke4 Rxh5 59. Rxh5 Kxh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 7

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 4.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2778 4
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 4
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 4
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 4
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3.5
7 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3.5
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 3.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1.5

Caruana,F (2787) – Giri,A (2778) [A45]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 c5 4. Bxf6 gxf6 5. dxc5 Nc6 6. c3 e6 7. b4 a5 8. Qb3 f5 9. Nf3 Bg7 10. b5 Nb8 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Rc1 Nd7 13. c6 bxc6 14. bxc6 Nb8 15. Bb5 Qb6 16. Ba4 Qc5 17. O-O Nxc6 18. c4 Ne7 19. cxd5 Qxd5 20. Qa3 Qb7 21. Rc4 Rd8 22. Rb1 Qa7 23. Qc1 Ba6 24. Rc7 Rdc8 25. Rxa7 Rxc1+ 26. Rxc1 Rxa7 27. Rc5 Bb7 28. Nb3 Bd5 29. Nfd2 Be5 30. Rxa5 Rxa5 31. Nxa5 Bxa2 32. Bb3 Bc3 33. Bxa2 Bxa5 34. Nf3 Bc7 35. Nd2 Ba5 36. Nf3 Bc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – Grischuk,A (2750) [B91]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 Nc6 10. Be3 Bd7 11. Nd5 Rc8 12. c3 Ne5 13. a4 Nxd5 14. exd5 Nc4 15. Bc1 Qa5 16. Re1 Rfe8 17. Ra2 b5 18. Nc6 Bxc6 19. dxc6 e6 20. Qe2 Ne5 21. b4 Qc7 22. axb5 axb5 23. Qxb5 Nxc6 24. Be3 d5 25. Bf4 Be5 26. Bd2 Bg7 27. Bf4 Be5 28. Bd2 Bg7 29. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) [B92]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 Be6 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Qd3 O-O 11. c4 b5 12. Nd2 Nc5 13. Bxc5 dxc5 14. b3 Bxd5 15. cxd5 Ne8 16. O-O Nd6 17. a4 Bg5 18. Nf3 Bf4 19. axb5 f5 20. Nd2 Qg5 21. Rad1 axb5 22. exf5 Ra3 23. Ne4 c4 24. Qc2 Qxf5 25. Qb2 Rxb3 26. Qxb3 cxb3 27. Nxd6 Qg6 28. Nxb5 e4 29. d6 b2 30. Nd4 Qxd6 31. Bc4+ Kh8 32. Ne6 Bxh2+ 33. Kh1 Rxf2 34. Ng5 Bg3  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2850) – Nakamura,Hi (2793) [D11]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Nc3 e6 8. g4 Bg6 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Bg2 Nc6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Bb4+ 14. Nc3 Nb6 15. O-O O-O 16. d5 exd5 17. Nxd5 Bc5 18. Nc3 Bd4 19. Qf3 Qf6 20. Qxf6 Bxf6 21. Bf4 Rad8 22. Rad1 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Na4 24. c4 Nc3 25. Rd2 Rxd2 26. Bxd2 Ne2+ 27. Kh2 Rd8 28. Be3 Nc3 29. a3 Rd3 30. Rc1 Nd1 31. Be4 Rd7 32. Bc5 Nb2 33. Rc2 Na4 34. Be3 Nb6 35. c5 Nd5 36. Rd2 Nf6 37. Rxd7 Nxd7 38. Kg3 Kf8 39. f4 Nf6 40. Bf3 Ke7 41. f5 gxf5 42. gxf5 Kd7 43. Kf4 Ne8 44. Kg5 Ke7 45. Bf4 a6 46. h4 Kf8 47. Bg3 Nf6 48. Bd6+ Ke8 49. Kf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2781) – Topalov,V (2803) [A34]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb4 6. Bc4 Nd3+ 7. Ke2 Nf4+ 8. Kf1 Ne6 9. b4 cxb4 10. Nd5 g6 11. d4 Bg7 12. Be3 Nc6 13. Rc1 Bd7 14. Qd2 Qa5 15. h4 Rc8 16. Bb3 Qb5+ 17. Kg1 h6 18. Kh2 g5 19. Rhd1 Kf8 20. Kg1 Rd8 21. hxg5 hxg5 22. Bxg5 Nxg5 23. Qxg5 Bh6 24. Qh4 Bg7 25. Qf4 Bh6 26. Ng5 Bxg5 27. Qxg5  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 6

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3.5
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 3.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2778 3.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 3
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 3
7 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 3
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1.5

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [A20]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.1), 2015-12-10
1. c4 e5 2. d3 Nc6 3. Nf3 f5 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. O-O Bd7 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Ne7 12. Qb4 Nxd5 13. Qxb7 c6 14. Nd2 Nb6 15. Qa6 d5 16. Rac1 f4 17. Nf3 Qf6 18. Qa5 Kh8 19. b3 Bg4 20. Qc3 e4 21. Qxf6 Rxf6 22. Nd4 f3 23. exf3 exf3 24. Bh1 Rc8 25. Rfe1 h6 26. b4 Na4 27. Re3 Rcf8 28. h3 Bxh3 29. Rxf3 Bd7 30. Bg2 g5 31. Rxf6 Rxf6 32. Nf3 Kg7 33. Ne5 Be8 34. Bh3 h5 35. d4 Nb6 36. Rc3 Nc4 37. Nxc4 dxc4 38. Rxc4 Rd6 39. a3 Bf7 40. Rc5 Rxd4 41. Rxg5+ Kf6 42. Rf5+ Kg6 43. Rc5 Rd1+ 44. Kh2 Bd5 45. Bg2 Rd2 46. Bxd5 cxd5 47. Kg2 Kf5 48. Ra5 Ke4 49. Rxa7 d4 50. b5 Rb2 51. a4 Kd3 52. Rb7 Ra2 53. b6 Rxa4 54. Rb8  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [E06]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.2), 2015-12-10
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. c4 Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 a5 11. Nc3 Ra6 12. e3 Rb6 13. Qe2 Nbd7 14. Rfd1 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 c6 16. Qc2 Ne8 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Na2 Nef6 19. Qc3 Ra8 20. Rd2 e5 21. dxe5 Qxe5 22. Rad1 Qxc3 23. Nxc3 Nf8 24. Be4 Nxe4 25. Nxe4 Rb4 26. Nc5 g6 27. Rc2 b6 28. Nd3 Rd8 29. Rxc6 Ne6 30. Kg2 Nc5 31. Nxb4 Rxd1 32. Rc8+ Kg7 33. Nc6 Nxa4 34. b3 Nb2 35. Ne5 Nd3 36. Nxd3 Rxd3 37. b4 axb4 38. Rc6 b5 39. Rc5 Kf6 40. Rxb5 Rb3 41. g4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.3), 2015-12-10
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 b6 11. Rd1 Bb7 12. Bf4 Rc8 13. e6 Bd6 14. Bxd6 Nxd6 15. exf7+ Kxf7 16. Ne5+ Kf6 17. Ng4+ Kf7 18. a4 a5 19. Ne5+ Kf6 20. Ng4+ Kf7 21. Ne5+ Kf6 22. f4 Rce8 23. Rd3 g6 24. Re1 Kg7 25. Ne4 Re6 26. Red1 Rd8 27. Ng5 Re7 28. Ne4 Re6 29. Ng5 Re7 30. Ne4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2778) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C91]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.4), 2015-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d4 d6 9. c3 Bg4 10. Be3 exd4 11. cxd4 Na5 12. Bc2 Nc4 13. Bc1 c5 14. b3 Nb6 15. Nbd2 Rc8 16. Bb2 Nfd7 17. Qb1 g6 18. h3 Bxf3 19. Nxf3 cxd4 20. Nxd4 Bf6 21. Qd1 Ne5 22. Rc1 Bg5 23. Rb1 Nbd7 24. Rf1 Bf6 25. Rc1 Qb6 26. Bb1 Rxc1 27. Bxc1 Nd3 28. Qxd3 Bxd4 29. Bh6 Rc8 30. Qe2 Nf8 31. g3 Ne6 32. Kg2 Bg7 33. Be3 Bd4 34. Bd2 Qd8 35. Rc1 Rxc1 36. Bxc1 Qf6 37. a4 bxa4 38. bxa4 Nc5 39. a5 Bc3 40. Ba3 Bxa5 41. Bxc5 dxc5 42. Bd3 Bc3 43. Bxa6 Bd4 44. Bc4 Kg7 45. h4 Qb6 46. h5 Qf6 47. Ba2 gxh5 48. f4 Qg6 49. Kh3 f5 50. exf5 Qxf5+ 51. Kg2 Kh6 52. Qe6+ Qxe6 53. Bxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Adams, Michael (2744) [D37]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.5), 2015-12-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 c6 8. h3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 h6 11. Bd3 Ba6 12. Bxa6 Rxa6 13. O-O Qc8 14. Rb1 axb4 15. axb4 Qb7 16. Ne1 Rfa8 17. Nc2 R6a7 18. f3 Qc8 19. Qd3 bxc5 20. bxc5 e5 21. dxe5 Nxc5 22. Qd2 Nfd7 23. Nd4 Ne6 24. Rfc1 Nxf4 25. exf4 Bc5 26. Kh2 Bxd4 27. Qxd4 Nf8 28. Qd2 Ng6 29. Rb2 Qd7 30. Ne2 Ra4 31. Rbc2 R8a6 32. Nd4 Ne7 33. Nb3 Qf5 34. Nc5 Ra8 35. Nxa4 Rxa4 36. g3 g5 37. fxg5 hxg5 38. Re1 Ng6 39. e6 fxe6 40. Rxc6 Ne5 41. Rc8+ Kf7 42. Rf1 Nxf3+ 43. Rxf3 Qxf3 44. Qc2 Kg7 45. Qxa4 Qf2+ 46. Kh1 Qf1+ 47. Kh2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3
3 Giri, Anish NED 2778 3
4 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 2.5
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 2.5
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 2.5
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 2.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1

Caruana,F (2787) – Grischuk,A (2750) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Be6 7. O-O Bd6 8. d4 Nd7 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Bxe5 11. f4 Bd4+ 12. Kh1 f5 13. Qh5+ g6 14. Qe2 O-O 15. Nf3 Bf6 16. e5 Be7 17. Rd1 Qe8 18. Nd4 Qf7 19. Nxe6 Qxe6 20. Be3 Rfd8 21. c4 a6 22. b3 Kf7 23. a4 Ke8 24. h3 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Bxd8 27. Bc5 Kf7 28. Qd2 Bh4 29. Kh2 h5 30. a5 Qe8 31. Ba3 Qd8 32. Qb4 b6 33. Qc3 c5 34. Bb2 Qd1 35. e6+ Kxe6 36. Qe5+ Kd7 37. Qg7+ Be7 38. Qxg6 Qc2 39. Be5 h4 40. axb6 cxb6 41. Qxb6 Qd3 42. Qb7+ Ke8 43. Qa8+ Kd7 44. Qb7+ Ke8 45. Qc6+ Kf8 46. Qa8+ Bd8 47. Bc3 Qg3+ 48. Kh1 Qd3 49. Qb8 Kf7 50. Qb7+ Be7 51. Be5 a5 52. Bb8 Qb1+ 53. Kh2 a4 54. Qd5+ Kf8 55. Bd6 axb3 56. Qa8+ Kf7 57. Qd5+ Kf8 58. Qa8+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) – Giri,A (2778) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
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 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. g3 Bc4 15. Rfe1 Rg6 16. Nce4 Rd8 17. Rxd8+ Bxd8 18. b3 Bd5 19. c4 Nd4 20. cxd5 cxd5 21. Nd6+ cxd6 22. exd6+ Ne6 23. Nf3 Bf6 24. Be3 Kd7 25. Bxa7 Rh6 26. Rd1 Kxd6 27. Bb8+ Kc6 28. Rc1+ Kd7 29. Rd1 Kc6 30. Rc1+ Kd7 31. Rd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – Nakamura,Hi (2793) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Nd7 7. Nc4 O-O 8. Bd2 Re8 9. Qe2 f6 10. h4 Nf8 11. h5 Be6 12. Ne3 Qd7 13. h6 g6 14. O-O Bg4 15. Nxg4 Qxg4 16. Nd4 Qxe2 17. Nxe2 Ne6 18. g3 g5 19. Be3 Bf8 20. Kg2 Bxh6 21. Rh1 Bg7 22. Kf3 h6 23. Kg4 Re7 24. Raf1 Rf8 25. Rh3 Nd4 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Bc1 Re5 28. f4 Rc5 29. Rh2 f5+ 30. exf5 Rfxf5 31. Rhf2 gxf4 32. Bxf4 h5+ 33. Kh3 Be5 34. Re1 Ra5 35. a3 Rd5 36. Re4 a5 37. a4 Rf7 38. b3 Bd6 39. Rfe2 Rg7 40. Bxd6 cxd6 41. Re8+ Kh7 42. Rf2 Rdg5 43. Rf3 R5g6 44. Re4 Rg4 45. Re6 h4 46. Rxd6 c5 47. Rd5 Rxg3+ 48. Rxg3 hxg3 49. Kg2 b6 50. Rd6 Rg6 51. Rxg6 Kxg6 52. Kxg3 Kg5 53. Kf3 Kf5 54. Kg3 Kg5 55. Kf3 Kf5 56. Kg3 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2781) – Carlsen,M (2850) [D41]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. e3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. d4 cxd4 7. exd4 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Qc7 9. Bd2 Nd7 10. Bd3 b6 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. Qf3 Rb8 13. O-O Bd6 14. Qh3 h6 15. Rfe1 O-O 16. Nf3 Bf4 17. Bxf4 Qxf4 18. Ne5 Bb7 19. Rad1 Qg5 20. c4 Rbd8 21. Qg3 Qxg3 22. hxg3 Rfe8 23. f3 Nd7 24. Kf2 Kf8 25. Bc2 Nxe5 26. Rxe5 Re7 27. Bb3 Red7 28. Ke3 g6 29. g4 Bc6 30. d5 exd5 31. cxd5 Bb7 32. f4 f6 33. Re6 Bxd5 34. Rxd5 Rxd5 35. Bxd5 Rxd5 36. Rxf6+ Kg7 37. Rc6 Ra5 38. Rc2 Kf6 39. Rc6+ Kg7 40. Rc2 Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Topalov,V (2803) [B90]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Qd3 g6 12. O-O-O Nd7 13. Kb1 Rc8 14. Nec3 Rc5 15. Be2 b5 16. a3 Nb6 17. g4 hxg4 18. Nxb6 Qxb6 19. hxg4 Rxh1 20. Rxh1 Bg7 21. Qe3 Qb7 22. Rd1 Qc7 23. g5 Qc6 24. Rg1 Qd7 25. Qg3 Rc8 26. Bg4 Bxg4 27. Qxg4 Qxg4 28. Rxg4 Bf8 29. Nd5 Be7 30. c3 Rc6 31. Kc2 Kd7 32. Kb3 Bd8 33. a4 Rc5 34. axb5 Rxb5+ 35. Ka2 a5 36. b4 axb4 37. cxb4 Rb7 38. Kb3 Rb8 39. Rg1 Rb7 40. Rg3 Rb8 41. Rg1 Rb7 42. Ra1 Bxg5 43. Kc4 Bd8 44. f3 f5 45. Rh1 fxe4 46. fxe4 g5 47. b5 Rb8 48. Rh7+ Ke6 49. Kb4 g4 50. Rg7 g3 51. Rxg3 Rb7 52. Rg6+ Kd7 53. Rg7+ Kc8 54. Rg8 Kd7 55. Kc4 Rb8 56. Rg7+ Ke6 57. Kb4 Ba5+ 58. Kc4 Bd8 59. Rg8 Rc8+ 60. Kd3 Rb8 61. Rh8 Kd7 62. Rh7+ Ke6 63. Kc4 Rc8+ 64. Kb4 Rc1 65. b6 Rb1+ 66. Ka5 Bxb6+ 67. Nxb6 Ra1+ 68. Kb5 Rb1+ 69. Kc6 Rc1+ 70. Kb7 Rb1 71. Kc7 Rc1+ 72. Kd8 Re1 73. Rh4 Kf6 74. Rg4  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 7, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 2.5
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 2.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2778 2.5
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 2
5 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 2
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 2
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 2
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1

Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [E06]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.1), 2015-12-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Rd1 Nc6 10. Nxc6 Qxc6 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Na3 Bd7 14. Rab1 Rac8 15. Qd3 Rfd8 16. cxd5 Qa4 17. Rd2 b5 18. Rbd1 exd5 19. Bxd5 Bc6 20. e4 a6 21. h4 Bxd5 22. exd5 Qb4 23. Rb1 Qa5 24. b4 Qa4 25. Rb3 Be7 26. Re2 Rc7 27. Kg2 Bf6 28. Qf3 Re7 29. Rd2 Red7 30. Qe2 g6 31. h5 g5 32. Qd1 Bg7 33. Nc2 Qxa2 34. Ne3 Qa1 35. Qxa1 Bxa1 36. Ra2 Bd4 37. Nf5 Bg7 38. Rxa6 Bf8 39. d6 Bxd6 40. Nxh6+ Kh7 41. Ng4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2778) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [A22]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.2), 2015-12-07
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Bg2 O-O 5. e4 Bxc3 6. bxc3 Re8 7. d3 c6 8. Nf3 d5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Qc2 Qc7 12. O-O Qxc3 13. Qxc3 Nxc3 14. Bb2 Na4 15. Bxe5 Nc6 16. Rfe1 Nb6 17. Bc7 Rxe1+ 18. Rxe1 Be6 19. Ne5 Rc8 20. Bxb6 Nxe5 21. Bxa7 Nxd3 22. Rd1 Nb2 23. Ra1 b5 24. a3 h6 25. Bd4 Nc4 26. h4 Bd7 27. Kh2 Bc6 28. Bc3 Bxg2 29. Kxg2 Ne3+ 30. fxe3 Rxc3 31. Kf3 h5 32. Rb1 Rxa3 33. Rxb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) [B96]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.3), 2015-12-07
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. a3 Be7 10. Bf2 Qc7 11. Qf3 b5 12. g4 Nc6 13. O-O-O Bb7 14. h4 d5 15. e5 Ne4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Qc3 Rc8 18. Rh3 b4 19. axb4 Nxb4 20. Qxc7 Rxc7 21. f5 O-O 22. Be1 Bd5 23. g5 Rfc8 24. Bxb4 Bxb4 25. f6 Kh7 26. c3 gxf6 27. gxf6 Rg8 28. Bxa6 Bc5 29. Nb5 Rc6 30. Bb7 Rb6 31. Bxd5 exd5 32. Nd4 Bxd4 33. cxd4 Rg2 34. Rd2 Rxd2 35. Kxd2 Kg6 36. b3 Kf5 37. Rg3 Kf4 38. Rg1 e3+ 39. Kd3 Rxb3+ 40. Kc2 Rb6 41. Kd3 Rb3+ 42. Kc2 Rb6 43. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Adams, Michael (2744) [A07]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.4), 2015-12-07
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Bd6 6. c4 Ne7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nc3 O-O 9. h3 Bh5 10. e4 Na6 11. exd5 cxd5 12. Re1 Nc6 13. d4 Nc7 14. a3 h6 15. b4 Rc8 16. Bb2 a6 17. Na4 a5 18. Nc5 axb4 19. axb4 Rb8 20. Qa4 Bxf3 21. Bxf3 Qf6 22. Qb3 Rfd8 23. Bg4 Nxd4 24. Bxd4 Qxd4 25. Red1 Qc4 26. Qxc4 dxc4 27. Nd7 Rxd7 28. Bxd7 Bxb4 29. Ra4 Bc5 30. Rxc4 b6 31. Kg2 g6 32. Bc6 Ne8 33. Rd7 Nf6 34. Ra7 Kg7 35. Ra8 Rxa8 36. Bxa8 h5 37. Ra4 Ng8 38. Bd5 Ne7 39. Ba2 Nc6 40. Ra8 Nb4 41. Bc4 Nc6 42. f4 Ne7 43. Kf3 Nf5 44. Ra7 Nd6 45. Bd5 Bd4 46. Rd7 Bc5 47. Ba2 Kf6 48. g4 hxg4+ 49. hxg4 Kg7 50. Rd8 Nb7 51. Rd7 Nd6 52. Ke2 Kf8 53. Kd3 Kg7 54. Bd5 Kf8 55. Rd8+ Kg7 56. Bc6 Kh7 57. g5 Kg7 58. Bd5 Kh7 59. Rd7 Kg7 60. Ke2 Kf8 61. Kf3 Ke8 62. Rc7 Bd4 63. Kg4 Be3 64. Bxf7+ Nxf7 65. Rc6 Bd4 66. Rxg6 b5 67. Rg8+ Kd7 68. f5 Be3 69. Rg7 Ke8 70. Rg8+ Kd7 71. Rg7 Ke8 72. g6 Nh6+ 73. Kf3 Nxf5 74. Rf7 Nh4+ 75. Kxe3 Nxg6 76. Rb7 b4 77. Ke4 b3 78. Rxb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.5), 2015-12-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. h3 Ne7 8. d4 Bb6 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Qe2 Ng6 11. g3 Qe7 12. Bd3 a5 13. Nc4 Bc5 14. Be3 Rd8 15. Bxc5 Qxc5 16. Ne3 h6 17. O-O-O Be6 18. Kb1 b5 19. c4 b4 20. Nd5 Nd7 21. Ne1 c6 22. Nc7 Rac8 23. Nxe6 fxe6 24. h4 Rf8 25. Bc2 Qe7 26. Nd3 Nc5 27. Qe3 Nxd3 28. Rxd3 Rfd8 29. Rhd1 Rxd3 30. Qxd3 Nf8 31. Ba4 Qc5 32. Rd2 Kf7 33. Bd1 Ra8 34. Qd6 Qxc4 35. Qxe5 Qb5 36. Qc7+ Kg8 37. Qd6 a4 38. Be2 Qb6 39. Bc4 Re8 40. Qd4 c5 41. Qd6 Qb7 42. f3 a3 43. Rd3 axb2 44. Kxb2 Kh7 45. Kc2 Rc8 46. Ba6 Qa7 47. Bxc8 Qxa2+ 48. Kd1 c4 49. Rd2 Qa1+ 50. Ke2 c3 51. Qxf8 cxd2 52. Kxd2 Qb2+ 53. Ke3 Qc1+ 54. Kf2 Qd2+ 55. Kf1 Qd1+ 56. Kg2 Qe2+ 57. Kh3 h5 58. g4 hxg4+ 59. Kxg4 Qg2+ 60. Kf4 Qh2+ 61. Ke3 Qg1+ 62. Kd3 Qf1+ 63. Kd4 Qa1+ 64. Kc4 Qc3+ 65. Kb5 b3 66. Bxe6 Qe5+ 67. Kb4 Qxe6 68. Kc3 Qb6 69. Qf5+ Kg8 70. Qd5+ Kf8 71. Qxb3 Qf6+ 72. Kc2 Qxh4 73. Qb8+ Kf7 74. Kd3 Qe1 75. Qf4+ Ke6 76. Qf5+ Ke7 77. Qc5+ Kf7 78. Qf5+ Ke7 79. Qg6 Qd1+ 80. Ke3 Qe1+ 81. Kf4 Qc1+ 82. Kf5 Qc5+ 83. Kf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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