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October 20, 2010

Nanjing Round 1: Carlsen defeated Bacrot and the rest drawn

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 20, 2010 in Chess news

Nanjing 2010Magnus Carlsen seems to have recovered his magic touch beating the fench GM Etienne Bacrot with white pieces after 38 moves. The rest of the games, Anand-Wang Yue and Topalov-Gashimov were both drawn.

Carlsen,M (2826) – Bacrot,E (2716) [C45]
3rd Pearl Spring Nanjing CHN (1), 2010-10-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. Qe2 O-O 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 a5 10. a4 Nd4 11. Qd3 Nxb3 12. cxb3 Re8 13. O-O-O d6 14. Qc2 Bd7 15. Bc4 Be6 16. Rhe1 Qe7 17. e5 dxe5 18. Rxe5 Qf8 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Re2 Qg7 21. Bxe6 Rxe6 22. Rxe6 fxe6 23. Rd3 Kh8 24. Rg3 Qh7 25. Qd2 Bc5 26. Ne4 Be7 27. Rh3 Kg7 28. Qd7 Kf7 29. Ng5+ fxg5 30. Rf3+ Kg8 31. Qxe6+ Kh8 32. Rf7 Bd6 33. Rxh7+ Kxh7 34. Qf7+ Kh8 35. g3 Ra6 36. Kb1 Bb4 37. f4 gxf4 38. gxf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov,V (2803) – Gashimov,V (2719) [D16]
3rd Pearl Spring Nanjing CHN (1), 2010-10-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 Qxd4 9. Nxd4 a6 10. e4 Bc5 11. Nb3 Bb4 12. f3 Nc6 13. Be3 Bd7 14. Kf2 Rc8 15. Be2 Na5 16. Nxa5 Bxa5 17. g4 Bc6 18. Rhd1 Bc7 19. h4 Be5 20. Rac1 O-O 21. b3 Rfd8 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Nb1 Be8 24. Rc2 Nd7 25. Nd2 Bd6 26. f4 e5 27. f5 Kf8 28. g5 f6 29. h5 fxg5 30. Bxg5 Be7 31. Bxe7+ Kxe7 32. Ke3 h6 33. Rc7 Rb8 34. a5 Kd8 35. Rc1 Ke7 36. Rg1 Kf8 37. Nc4 Bf7 38. b4 Rc8 39. Nd6 Rc7 40. Nxf7 Kxf7 41. Rb1 Ke7 42. Rg1 Kf7 43. Rd1 Rc3+ 44. Rd3 Rxd3+ 45. Kxd3 Ke7 46. Kc4 Kd6 47. b5 axb5+ 48. Kxb5 Kc7 49. Bf3 Kd6 50. Bd1 Kc7 51. Bc2 Kd6 52. Bb1 Kc7 53. Bc2 Kd6 54. Bb1 Kc7 55. Bc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2800) – Wang Yue (2732) [D10]
3rd Pearl Spring Nanjing CHN (1), 2010-10-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. a4 a5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. e4 Nb4 11. Be3 Bg4 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 N8a6 14. d5 Nc5 15. Qe2 Qe8 16. Rfd1 Rc8 17. dxc6 Qxc6 18. e5 Qc7 19. Bf4 Ne6 20. Bg3 Rfd8 21. Bg4 Qc6 22. Nb5 Qc2 23. Qxc2 Rxc2 24. Bxe6 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 fxe6 26. Nd4 Rxb2 27. Nxe6 Bh6 28. Rd8+ Kf7 29. Nd4 Nc2 30. Nc6 Nb4 31. Nd4 Nc2 32. Nc6 Nb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Round 1: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Vishy Anand 
½-½
 Wang Yue
Magnus Carlsen 
1-0
 Etienne Bacrot
Veselin Topalov 
½-½
 Vugar Gashimov
1 2 3 4 5 6
1. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2826 * * . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
2. Topalov, Veselin g BUL 2803 . . * * . . . . ½ . . . ½ 2719
3. Wang Yue g CHN 2732 . . . . * * ½ . . . . . ½ 2800
4. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2800 . . . . ½ . * * . . . . ½ 2732
5. Gashimov, Vugar g AZE 2719 . . ½ . . . . . * * . . ½ 2803
6. Bacrot, Etienne g FRA 2716 0 . . . . . . . . . * * 0
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