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September 2011

4th Final Masters 2011: Vassily Ivanchuk leads

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 28, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2765 2.5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2807 2
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2753 1.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2823 1
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2817 1
6 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2716 1

Nakamura,Hi (2753) – Ivanchuk,V (2765) [A40]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (1), 2011-09-26
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Bb4+ 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. a3 Be7 5. e4 d5 6. e5 Nfd7 7. Ngf3 a5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Nb1 c5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Nc3 Be6 12. Bb5+ Nc6 13. O-O O-O 14. Be3 Rc8 15. Rb1 Nd7 16. Nxd5 Ndxe5 17. Nxe7+ Qxe7 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. Re1 Nc4 20. Qa4 Nxe3 21. Rxe3 b6 22. Bd3 Rfd8 23. Bf5 Qd7 24. Qxd7 Bxd7 25. Bxd7 Rxd7 26. g3 g6 27. b4 axb4 28. Rxb4 Rc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2807) – Vallejo Pons,F (2716) [D10]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (1), 2011-09-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 dxc4 4. e4 b5 5. a4 b4 6. Nb1 Ba6 7. Qc2 Qxd4 8. Nf3 Qd7 9. Bxc4 e6 10. O-O Nf6 11. Bg5 Be7 12. Nbd2 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Rfd1 O-O 15. e5 Be7 16. Ne4 Qc8 17. Ba2 b3 18. Bxb3 Nd7 19. Nd6 Bxd6 20. Rxd6 c5 21. Rad1 c4 22. Ba2 Nc5 23. Bb1 g6 24. h4 h5 25. Qc1 Bb7 26. Nd4 Ne4 27. Qh6 Nxd6 28. Bxg6 fxg6 29. Qxg6+ Kh8 30. Qh6+ Kg8 31. Nxe6 Nf5 32. Qg6+ Kh8 33. Qxh5+ Kg8 34. Qg6+ Kh8 35. Nxf8 Qxf8 36. Rd7 Qh6 37. Qxf5 Rf8 38. Qg5 Qxg5 39. hxg5 Be4 40. Rxa7 Rb8 41. f3 Bf5 42. Rc7 Be6 43. Rc6 Bg8 44. f4 Rxb2 45. e6 Re2 46. f5 Re5 47. g4 Re4 48. Kf2 Rxg4 49. e7 Bf7 50. g6 Kg7 51. gxf7 Kxf7 52. Re6 Ke8 53. f6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2817) – Carlsen,M (2823) [C67]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (1), 2011-09-26
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 h6 10. h3 Ne7 11. Be3 Ke8 12. Rad1 Bd7 13. a3 Rd8 14. Rfe1 a6 15. Ne4 Bf5 16. Nc5 Rxd1 17. Rxd1 Bc8 18. Nd3 Ng6 19. Nf4 Nxf4 20. Bxf4 Be7 21. Nd4 Bc5 22. Be3 Bxd4 23. Rxd4 Ke7 24. f3 Rd8 25. Rxd8 Kxd8 26. g4 h5 27. Kf2 g6 28. Bg5+ Ke8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2753) – Anand,V (2817) [D43]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (2), 2011-09-27
1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Ne5 Nbd7 10. Nxc6 Qb6 11. d5 Bb7 12. a4 a6 13. Be2 Bxc6 14. dxc6 Qxc6 15. axb5 axb5 16. Rxa8+ Qxa8 17. O-O Qc6 18. e5 Nd5 19. Nxd5 Qxd5 20. Qa1 Bg7 21. Rd1 Qc5 22. Qa8+ Ke7 23. Qb7 Rd8 24. Bf3 Bxe5 25. Bxe5 Qxe5 26. Bc6 Kf6 27. Bxd7 Qxb2 28. Rf1 c3 29. Qc7 Ra8 30. Bxe6 fxe6 31. f4 Ra1 32. fxg5+ Kxg5 33. Qg7+ Kh5 34. Qf7+ Kg5 35. Qf6+ Kh5 36. Qf7+ Kg5 37. Qg7+ Kh5 38. Qf7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2823) – Aronian,L (2807) [C84]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (2), 2011-09-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Re1 dxe4 11. dxe4 Be6 12. h3 Nd7 13. Nf1 Nc5 14. Ne3 Qxd1 15. Rxd1 f6 16. Nd5 Bd6 17. Be3 Nb7 18. b4 Ne7 19. a4 c6 20. Nb6 Rab8 21. Nd2 c5 22. axb5 axb5 23. c4 cxb4 24. cxb5 Bc5 25. Bb3 Bxb3 26. Nxb3 Bxe3 27. fxe3 Na5 28. Rxa5 Rxb6 29. Rd7 Nc8 30. Nc5 h5 31. Rd3 Re8 32. Na4 Rb8 33. Rb3 Nb6 34. Rxb4 Rec8 35. Nxb6 Rxb6 36. Ra6 Rc1+ 37. Kf2 Rc2+ 38. Kg3 Rxa6 39. bxa6 Ra2 40. Rb6 Kf7 41. Rb7+ Kg6 42. a7 Kh6 43. Kh2 g6 44. Kg1 Kg5 45. Rh7 f5 46. g3 Kf6 47. Kf1 fxe4 48. Ke1 Ke6 49. Rg7 Kd5 50. g4 hxg4 51. hxg4 Kc4 52. Rd7 g5 53. Kd1 Kc3 54. Ke1 Kc4 55. Kd1 Kc3 56. Ke1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2765) – Vallejo Pons,F (2716) [A20]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (2), 2011-09-27
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. e3 d6 5. Bg2 a6 6. d3 Ba7 7. Rb1 Bf5 8. b4 Qc8 9. h3 Nge7 10. Nge2 O-O 11. Qd2 h6 12. a3 Nd8 13. Bb2 f6 14. Rc1 c6 15. d4 Nf7 16. e4 Bd7 17. Nd1 f5 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. c5 Bb8 20. Ne3 fxe4 21. h4 Nd5 22. Nc3 Nxe3 23. Qxe3 a5 24. O-O axb4 25. axb4 Bh3 26. Bxh3 Qxh3 27. Nxe4 Bc7 28. Qb3 Bd8 29. Rc3 Qg4 30. f3 Qg6 31. Kh2 Kh7 32. Rd1 b6 33. Qc2 bxc5 34. Rxc5 Kh8 35. Rxc6 Qh5 36. Kg2 Bxh4 37. g4  1 – 0 (view game)

Vallejo Pons,F (2716) – Carlsen,M (2823) [A04]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (3), 2011-09-28
1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. Qe2 O-O 6. O-O Bg4 7. Rd1 Nc6 8. Bb5 Nd7 9. c3 e5 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 exd4 13. cxd4 c5 14. Be3 Rb8 15. Qe2 Rb4 16. a3 Rb3 17. Ra2 Qb8 18. Qc2 a5 19. dxc5 Nxc5 20. Bxc5 dxc5 21. Qxc5 Rd8 22. Nc3 Rxd1+ 23. Nxd1 Qd8 24. Ra1 Qd2 25. Rc1 Qe1+ 26. Kh2 Qxe4 27. Qc2 Be5+ 28. g3 Rd3 29. Ne3 h5 30. Nc4 Qd5 31. Nxe5 Rd2 32. Qc5 Qxc5 33. Rxc5 Rxf2+ 34. Kg1 Rxb2 35. Rxc7 Rb3 36. Kg2 Rxa3 37. Nxf7 a4 38. Ra7 Ra1 39. Ne5 g5 40. g4 hxg4 41. hxg4 a3 42. Nf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2807) – Nakamura,Hi (2753) [D94]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (3), 2011-09-28
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. d4 Bg7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 e6 10. Rd1 Nbd7 11. b3 a5 12. Bf1 Qb8 13. Bd2 Rd8 14. Be1 Ne8 15. Rab1 Nd6 16. Qe2 Re8 17. Qc2 h5 18. Be2 Qd8 19. Bf3 Rb8 20. Qd3 Qe7 21. Qf1 Nf5 22. Be2 Ra8 23. Bd3 Nd6 24. Rbc1 Qd8 25. Bb1 Bh6 26. Na4 Bf8 27. Nc5 Qc7 28. Nd3 a4 29. Nf4 axb3 30. axb3 Qd8 31. Bb4 Nc8 32. Bxf8 Nxf8 33. Bd3 Ra3 34. b4 Nb6 35. b5 Qe7 36. bxc6 bxc6 37. cxd5 cxd5 38. Rc6 Nbd7 39. Ra6 Rxa6 40. Bxa6 Rb8 41. Rb1 Rxb1 42. Qxb1 Qd6 43. Be2 Qb8 44. Qxb8 Nxb8 45. Bb5 Nbd7 46. Bxd7 Nxd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2817) – Ivanchuk,V (2765) [C63]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (3), 2011-09-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. d3 fxe4 5. dxe4 Nf6 6. O-O Bc5 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Bg5 d6 9. Nd5 Kh8 10. c3 Ne7 11. Nxf6 gxf6 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. fxe3 Ng6 14. Nd2 c6 15. Bd3 Be6 16. Rf2 Qb6 17. Nf1 Rf7 18. Qh5 Rg8 19. Re1 d5 20. Ng3 d4 21. exd4 exd4 22. e5 dxc3 23. Bxg6 Rxg6 24. bxc3 Bg4 25. Qh4 fxe5 26. Ne4 Be6 27. Kh1 Rxf2 28. Nxf2 Qb2 29. Rd1 Qe2 30. h3 h6 31. Kh2 Qe3 32. Rd8+ Kh7 33. Rb8 Rg7 34. Rf8 Qg5 35. Qe4+ Qg6 36. g4 Bxa2 37. Qxe5 Qe6 38. Qf4 Rf7 39. Rxf7+ Qxf7 40. Qe4+ Kg7 41. Nd3 Qc7+ 42. Ne5 Qd6 43. Kg3 a5 44. Qf4 a4 45. g5 hxg5 46. Qxg5+ Kf8 47. c4 c5 48. Qf5+ Ke7 49. Kg2 Bb3 50. Qe4 b6 51. Ng4+ Qe6 52. Qb7+ Kf8 53. Qb8+ Kg7 54. Qc7+ Kg6 55. Qf4 Bc2 56. Qh6+ Kf7 57. Qf4+ Kg7 58. Qc1 Be4+ 59. Kg3 Qd6+ 60. Kh4 Qe7+ 61. Kg3 Qd6+ 62. Kh4 Kf7 63. Qb2 Bf5 64. Qf2 Kg6 65. Qa2 Bxg4 66. hxg4 Qd8+ 67. Kg3 Qd3+ 68. Kh4 a3 69. Qa1 Kf7  0 – 1 (view game)

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Peter Svidler wins the FIDE World Cup 2011

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 21, 2011 in Chess news

Grischuk, Alexander (2746) – Svidler, Peter (2739) [B43]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.1), 2011-09-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. Bd3 Qb6 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. O-O Qb8 9. Re1 Bd6 10. e5 Bc7 11. Bf4 Nge7 12. Qe2 Ng6 13. Bg3 Bb7 14. Rad1 Nce7 15. Be4 Bxe4 16. Nxe4 O-O 17. Rxd7 Nd5 18. Nd6 Nb6 19. Rxf7 Rxf7 20. Nxf7 Kxf7 21. Ng5+ Kg8 22. Nxe6 Qc8 23. Qg4 Ra7 24. Rd1 Na4 25. h3 Nxb2 26. Rd5 Bb6 27. Rd6 Nc4 28. Qf5 Rf7 29. Qe4 Nxd6 30. exd6 Nf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2739) – Grischuk, Alexander (2746) [B90]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.2), 2011-09-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a4 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Nd5 Nd7 11. Bc4 Rc8 12. Qe2 Nb6 13. Nxf6+ Qxf6 14. Bxe6 Qxe6 15. b3 O-O 16. Rd1 Rc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2739) – Grischuk, Alexander (2746) [B51]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.4), 2011-09-19
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Be2 Ngf6 7. O-O Qc7 8. c4 e6 9. b3 b6 10. Nc3 Bb7 11. Rd1 Be7 12. h3 Rd8 13. Qe3 O-O 14. Ba3 Rfe8 15. Rac1 h6 16. b4 Rc8 17. Bb2 Qb8 18. Bd3 Nh7 19. Ne2 Ba8 20. e5 Ng5 21. Nxg5 Bxg5 22. f4 Be7 23. Be4 Bxe4 24. Qxe4 Red8 25. Nd4 Bf8 26. Nxe6 fxe6 27. exd6 Re8 28. Rc3 Qa8 29. Qxa8 Rxa8 30. c5 bxc5 31. bxc5 Reb8 32. Ba3 Rd8 33. c6 Rac8 34. Bb2 Nb8 35. c7 Rxd6 36. Rxd6 Bxd6 37. cxb8=Q Rxb8 38. Bc1 Rb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2746) – Svidler, Peter (2739) [C64]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.3), 2011-09-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 Ne4 7. O-O d5 8. exd6 Nxd6 9. Re1+ Be6 10. Bg5 Qc8 11. Bxc6+ bxc6 12. Nxd4 Bxd4 13. Qxd4 O-O 14. Nd2 Qa6 15. b3 Qb6 16. Be3 Qxd4 17. Bxd4 Rfd8 18. Nf3 Bd5 19. Ne5 Nb5 20. Rad1 f6 21. Nd3 Bf7 22. Nc5 Rd5 23. Rc1 Nxd4 24. cxd4 Rxd4 25. h3 Rd2 26. Re7 Rxa2 27. Rxc7 Re8 28. Nb7 h5 29. Rxf7 Kxf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE World Cup 2011 Final: Peter Svidler leads

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 17, 2011 in Chess news

Grischuk, Alexander (2746) – Svidler, Peter (2739) [B43]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.1), 2011-09-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. Bd3 Qb6 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. O-O Qb8 9. Re1 Bd6 10. e5 Bc7 11. Bf4 Nge7 12. Qe2 Ng6 13. Bg3 Bb7 14. Rad1 Nce7 15. Be4 Bxe4 16. Nxe4 O-O 17. Rxd7 Nd5 18. Nd6 Nb6 19. Rxf7 Rxf7 20. Nxf7 Kxf7 21. Ng5+ Kg8 22. Nxe6 Qc8 23. Qg4 Ra7 24. Rd1 Na4 25. h3 Nxb2 26. Rd5 Bb6 27. Rd6 Nc4 28. Qf5 Rf7 29. Qe4 Nxd6 30. exd6 Nf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2739) – Grischuk, Alexander (2746) [B90]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.2), 2011-09-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a4 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Nd5 Nd7 11. Bc4 Rc8 12. Qe2 Nb6 13. Nxf6+ Qxf6 14. Bxe6 Qxe6 15. b3 O-O 16. Rd1 Rc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE World Cup 2011 Semi-Finals: Grischuk is the other finalist

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 15, 2011 in Chess news

Grischuk, Alexander (2746) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2768) [C02]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.3), 2011-09-14
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. Be2 Nge7 7. O-O Nf5 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Bd3 Nfe7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. Nb3 Bb6 12. Re1 Qb8 13. Qe2 Bc7 14. Bxg6 hxg6 15. h4 Rh5 16. Bg5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Bxe5 18. Qxe5 Qxe5 19. Rxe5 f6 20. Re3 fxg5 21. hxg5 Rxg5 22. Nc5 O-O-O 23. Nxe6 Bxe6 24. Rxe6 d4 25. cxd4 Rxd4 26. Rae1 Rd7 27. g3 a6 28. R1e2 Rf7 29. Rc2+ Kd7 30. Rb6 Kd8 31. Kg2 Ra5 32. a3 g5 33. Rd6+ Ke7 34. Rc7+ Kxd6 35. Rxf7 Rb5 36. b4 a5 37. bxa5 Ke6 38. Rxg7 Rxa5 39. Kh3 Kf6 40. Rxb7 Rxa3 41. Kg4 Ra4+ 42. Kh5 g4 43. Rb6+ Kf5 44. Rb8  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2768) – Grischuk, Alexander (2746) [A30]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.4), 2011-09-14
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. g3 Qb6 6. Nc2 Ne5 7. b3 Qc6 8. f3 Nf6 9. Bb2 Qc7 10. Nc3 a6 11. f4 Ng6 12. e4 d6 13. Qf3 b6 14. O-O-O Bb7 15. Kb1 Be7 16. g4 e5 17. g5 Nd7 18. f5 Nf4 19. Rg1 g6 20. Ne3 Nc5 21. h4 Bc6 22. Rg4 Qb7 23. Rxf4 exf4 24. Ned5 O-O-O 25. b4 Na4 26. Nxa4 Bxa4 27. Rc1 Kb8 28. b5 gxf5 29. Qa3 fxe4 30. bxa6 Qxa6 31. Nxe7 Qa7 32. Bxh8 Rxh8 33. Qxd6+ Qc7 34. Qf6 Rd8 35. Nd5 Qd6 36. Qxf4 Qxf4 37. Nxf4 Rd2 38. Be2 Rd4 39. Nd5 Kb7 40. Rf1 Rd2 41. Rxf7+ Ka6 42. a3  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2746) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2768) [C02]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.5), 2011-09-14
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. Be2 Nge7 7. O-O Ng6 8. g3 Be7 9. h4 O-O 10. h5 Nh8 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. b4 Be7 13. b5 Na5 14. h6 f5 15. hxg7 Kxg7 16. Kg2 Ng6 17. Rh1 Rf7 18. Bh6+ Kh8 19. Nbd2 Qc7 20. Rc1 Rg8 21. c4 d4 22. Bd3 b6 23. Nxd4 Qxe5 24. N2f3 Qc7 25. Ng5 Bxg5 26. Bxg5 e5 27. Qh5 Bc8 28. c5 exd4 29. cxb6 Bb7+ 30. Kg1 Qe5 31. Rc7 Rxc7 32. bxc7 Rg7 33. Rh2 Rxc7 34. Qxg6 Rc1+ 35. Bxc1  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2768) – Grischuk, Alexander (2746) [A13]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.6), 2011-09-14
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ c6 6. Qxc4 b5 7. Qc2 Bb7 8. O-O Nbd7 9. a4 a6 10. Nc3 Rc8 11. d3 Be7 12. e4 O-O 13. Be3 Ng4 14. Bf4 Ngf6 15. Rfd1 Qb6 16. a5 Qa7 17. e5 Nd5 18. Nxd5 cxd5 19. Qe2 d4 20. h4 Qa8 21. Ne1 Bxg2 22. Nxg2 Qd5 23. Re1 h6 24. Qg4 Kh7 25. Re2 Rc6 26. Ne1 Rfc8 27. Nf3 f5 28. Qh5 Kg8 29. Nh2 Nc5 30. Rd1 Nxd3 31. Bxh6 gxh6 32. Qg6+ Kf8 33. Qxh6+ Ke8 34. Red2 Nxe5 35. Rxd4 Nf7 36. Qh7 Qe5 37. Nf3 Qh8 38. Qg6 Qh6 39. Qg8+ Qf8 40. Qh7 Qh6 41. Qg8+ Qf8 42. Qh7 Qh6 43. Qg8+ Qf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE World Cup 2011 Semi-Finals Game 2: Peter Svidler in the final

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 13, 2011 in Chess news

Ponomariov, Ruslan (2764) – Svidler, Peter (2739) [D85]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.2), 2011-09-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Qa4+ Bd7 8. Qa3 Nc6 9. Nf3 e5 10. Be3 exd4 11. cxd4 Qe7 12. Qxe7+ Nxe7 13. Rb1 O-O-O 14. Bc4 f5 15. Ng5 fxe4 16. Nf7 Nf5 17. O-O Nxd4 18. Bxd4 Bxd4 19. Nxh8 Rxh8 20. Bd5 b5 21. Bxe4 c5 22. g3 a5 23. Kg2 b4 24. Bd5 Kc7 25. Bc4 Kd6 26. Rfe1 a4 27. f3 Rb8 28. Re2 Bf5 29. Rd1 b3 30. axb3 axb3 31. g4 Bd7 32. Re3 b2 33. Rb3 Rxb3 34. Bxb3 Bb5 35. Ba2 Kc6 36. Rd2 Kb6 37. f4 Bc6+ 38. Kg3 Be4 39. Rd1 Kb5 40. Re1 Bd3 41. Re7 c4 42. Rd7 c3 43. Rd5+ Bc5  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2768) – Grischuk, Alexander (2746) [D39]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.2), 2011-09-13
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. e5 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qa5 9. exf6 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Qxg5 11. fxg7 Qxg7 12. Qd2 O-O 13. Bxc4 Rd8 14. Qe3 Bd7 15. O-O Nc6 16. Nf3 Ne7 17. Ne5 Ng6 18. f4 Rac8 19. Be2 Bc6 20. Bf3 Bd5 21. Kh1 b6 22. a4 h6 23. Rae1 Nxe5 24. fxe5 Qg5 25. Qf2 Bc4 26. h4 Qg7 27. Re4 Bxf1 28. Rg4 Bd3 29. Rxg7+ Kxg7 30. Bb7 Bf5 31. Bxc8 Rxc8 32. Qd4 h5 33. Kh2 Rc5 34. c4 Ra5 35. Qd7 Rc5 36. Qd4 Ra5 37. Qd8 Bg4 38. Kg3 Rxa4 39. Qc7 a5 40. Qxb6 Rxc4 41. Qxa5 Bf5 42. Qd8 Rg4+ 43. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk 2011 Semi-Finals Game 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 12, 2011 in Chess news

Svidler, Peter (2739) – Ponomariov, Ruslan (2764) [C65]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.1), 2011-09-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 h6 8. h3 Bb6 9. Nc4 Ne7 10. Ba4 Ng6 11. Bc2 Be6 12. a4 c6 13. Nxb6 axb6 14. Be3 d5 15. d4 exd4 16. Nxd4 Bd7 17. exd5 Nxd5 18. Bd2 Qf6 19. Qf3 Ndf4 20. Bxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2746) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2768) [C10]
FIDE World Cup 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.1), 2011-09-12
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. c3 Be7 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Qb3 Qc8 10. Ne5 O-O 11. Be2 Rd8 12. Bf3 Rb8 13. O-O Be8 14. Bf4 Nd7 15. Nd3 Bd6 16. Bg5 f6 17. Be3 Bf7 18. Rad1 e5 19. Bd5 Bxd5 20. Qxd5+ Kh8 21. dxe5 Nxe5 22. Nxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Database update

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 11, 2011 in Site news

The database was updated and 2006 new games were added.

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Botvinnik Memorial Rapid – Moscow 2011

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 4, 2011 in Chess news

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2817 4.5
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2791 3
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2807 3
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2823 1.5

Aronian, Levon (2807) – Anand, Viswanathan (2817) [D10]
Botvinnik Memorial Moscow RUS (2), 2011-09-02
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. h3 O-O 7. Bd3 a6 8. O-O Nbd7 9. a4 Re8 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Bd2 b6 12. Qe2 Bb7 13. Rfd1 e5 14. dxe5 Nxe5 15. Be1 Nxf3+ 16. Qxf3 Qb8 17. Qf4 Qxf4 18. exf4 Nd7 19. a5 Nc5 20. Bf1 b5 21. f3 Nb3 22. Rab1 Nxa5 23. Bf2 Nc4 24. Bd4 Ne3 25. Rd3 Bxd4 26. Rxd4 Rac8 27. Bd3 Kg7 28. Kf2 Nc4 29. Ne2 Nd2 30. Rd1 Nb3 31. Rb4 Nc5 32. Rd4 Bc6 33. f5 a5 34. Bb1 b4 35. h4 Ba4 36. Rh1 Bb3 37. fxg6 hxg6 38. h5 Ne6 39. hxg6 fxg6 40. Rd2 Bc4 41. Rh4 Kf6 42. Rh6 Rg8 43. Nd4 Nxd4 44. Rxd4 a4 45. Rh7 a3 46. bxa3 bxa3 47. Rf4+ Ke5 48. g3 Rb8  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Aronian, Levon (2807) [A36]
Botvinnik Memorial Moscow RUS (4), 2011-09-03
1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. a3 d6 6. Rb1 a5 7. e3 e5 8. Nge2 Nge7 9. O-O O-O 10. d3 Rb8 11. Bd2 Be6 12. Nd5 b5 13. cxb5 Rxb5 14. Qa4 Qb8 15. Nc7 Qxc7 16. Qxb5 Rb8 17. Qa4 Bb3 18. Qh4 Bc2 19. Qc4 Bb3 20. Qc1 Qb6 21. Re1 d5 22. Nc3 Rd8 23. e4 d4 24. Nd5 Nxd5 25. exd5 Rxd5 26. Bh6 Bf6 27. Bxd5 Bxd5 28. Qd1 Be7 29. h4 Qb7 30. Kh2 f6 31. Qe2 Nd8 32. Bd2 Bf3 33. Qf1 a4 34. Qh3 h5 35. Ba5 Nf7 36. Qe6 Bd5 37. Qh3 Qb5 38. Bc7 Qxd3 39. g4 Qd2 40. Kg1 Be6 41. Qg2 hxg4 42. Rbc1 Kg7 43. Bb6 c4 44. Qc6 g3 45. fxg3 Bh3 46. Qf3 Qxb2 47. Ba7 Qb3 48. Qxb3 cxb3 49. Bxd4 Bxa3 50. Ra1 Bb4 51. Reb1 exd4 52. Rxa4 Bc5 53. Ra5 Bb6 54. Rb5 Bc7 55. R5xb3 Be5 56. Kf2 Nd6 57. Kf3 Be6 58. Ra3 Bd5+ 59. Ke2 Nb5 60. Ra5 Nc3+ 61. Kf2 d3 62. Rxd5 Nxd5 63. Rb7+ Bc7 64. Kf3 Kh6 65. Rb3 Bxg3 66. Rxd3 Nf4 67. Rd8 Nh5 68. Kg4 f5+ 69. Kh3 Be5 70. Ra8 Bf6 71. Ra6 Kg7 72. Ra7+ Kf8 73. Rb7 Be7 74. Ra7 Kf7 75. Ra6 Nf6 76. Kg3 Ne4+ 77. Kh3 Bc5 78. Rc6 Bd6 79. Ra6 Kg7 80. Ra8 Be5 81. Ra7+ Kh6 82. Rb7 Nf6 83. Re7 Ng4 84. Ra7 Bf6 85. Rf7 Kh5  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2791) – Carlsen, Magnus (2823) [A04]
Botvinnik Memorial Moscow RUS (5), 2011-09-03
1. Nf3 b5 2. e4 Bb7 3. Bxb5 Bxe4 4. O-O Nf6 5. d4 e6 6. c4 Be7 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. d5 O-O 9. Bf4 Na6 10. Re1 Qc8 11. Nd4 Bb4 12. Bg5 Ne8 13. Re3 c6 14. Bxa6 Bxa6 15. Qh5 f6 16. Rh3 fxg5 17. Qxh7+ Kf7 18. Qh5+ Kg8 19. Qh7+ Kf7 20. Ne4 Bxc4 21. Qh5+ Ke7 22. Qxg5+ Kf7 23. Qh5+ Ke7 24. Qg5+ Kf7 25. dxe6+ dxe6 26. Nf3 Kg8 27. Qh4 Rxf3 28. Qh7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2817) – Aronian, Levon (2807) [C88]
Botvinnik Memorial Moscow RUS (5), 2011-09-03
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. h3 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. a3 Nb8 11. Nbd2 Nbd7 12. Nf1 Re8 13. Ne3 h6 14. Ba2 Bf8 15. Nh2 Nc5 16. Nhg4 Nxg4 17. Qxg4 Ne6 18. h4 Bc8 19. h5 c6 20. Nf5 Kh8 21. Be3 d5 22. Qf3 Ng5 23. Bxg5 Qxg5 24. Ne3 Re6 25. exd5 Rf6 26. Qe2 Bh3 27. dxc6 Rd8 28. b4 Rd4 29. c3 Rdf4 30. Bd5 Bd6 31. f3 e4 32. Bxe4 Rh4 33. Kf1 Bf4 34. gxh3 Rxh3 35. Qg2 Rg3 36. Qf2 Re6 37. Nf5 Rh3 38. Qg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Anand, Viswanathan (2817) [C65]
Botvinnik Memorial Moscow RUS (6), 2011-09-03
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O Nd4 6. Ba4 Nxf3+ 7. Qxf3 O-O 8. Qg3 d6 9. Bg5 c6 10. Bb3 Nh5 11. Qh4 Nf6 12. Nc3 h6 13. Bd2 a5 14. Kh1 Bd4 15. f4 Ng4 16. Qxd8 Rxd8 17. fxe5 Nxe5 18. a4 Be6 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Ne2 Bb6 21. Nf4 Re8 22. h3 Nd7 23. Rf3 Ne5 24. Rff1 Nd7 25. g4 d5 26. Rae1 e5 27. Nh5 dxe4 28. Rxe4 Rf8 29. Ree1 g6 30. Ng3 Bf2 31. Rxf2 Rxf2 32. Ne4 Rf7 33. Kg2 g5 34. Nd6 Rf6 35. Nxb7 Rb8 36. Nxa5 Rxb2 37. Rc1 Ra2 38. Nc4 Rxa4 39. Rb1 e4 40. Nb2 Ra2 41. dxe4 Nc5 42. e5 Re6 43. Kf3 Rxe5 44. Be3 Nd7 45. Nc4 Rb5 46. Rd1 Rd5 47. Rc1 Ra4 48. Nd2 Ne5+ 49. Ke2 Nc4 50. Nf1 Ra3 51. c3 Kh7 52. Bd4 c5 53. Be3 Kg6 54. Rc2 Ra1 55. Bc1 Rd7 56. Ng3 Ra6 57. Kf2 Rd3 58. Kg2 Re6 59. h4 gxh4 60. Nh5 Ne3+ 61. Bxe3 Rexe3 62. Nf4+ Kg5 63. Nxd3 Rxd3 64. c4 Rg3+ 65. Kh2 Rxg4 66. Kh3 Rf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2807) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2791) [A18]
Botvinnik Memorial Moscow RUS (6), 2011-09-03
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. Nf3 e5 8. d4 exd4 9. Bg5 Qe6+ 10. Be2 Be7 11. cxd4 Bxg5 12. Nxg5 Qf6 13. Qd2 O-O 14. O-O Nc6 15. d5 Nd4 16. Ne4 Nxe2+ 17. Qxe2 Qg6 18. Rfe1 Bf5 19. Ng3 Bd3 20. Qe5 Bxc4 21. Nf5 Kh8 22. Ne3 Bd3 23. Qxc7 Be4 24. Qf4 Rfe8 25. f3 Bd3 26. Rad1 h5 27. Rd2 Bb5 28. Red1 Rad8 29. d6 Bc6 30. d7 Re6 31. Nc4 Qf6 32. Qxf6 gxf6 33. Na5 Kg7 34. Rd4 f5 35. Kf2 b6 36. Nxc6 Rxc6 37. Kg3 Rc2 38. Kf4 Kg6 39. Ke5 Re2+ 40. Kd6 Kf6 41. Rd5 Rxg2 42. Kc7 Rgg8 43. f4 Rgf8 44. Rg1 Ke7 45. Rd6  1 – 0 (view game)

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