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October 2011

Vladimir Kramnik wins the 15th Unive Tournament 2011

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 22, 2011 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2791 4.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2722 3
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2715 2.5
4 Polgar, Judit NED 2701 2

Kramnik, Vladimir (2791) – Vachier Lagrave,Maxime (2715) [A15]
15th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (5), 2011-10-21
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Qa4+ Bd7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 a6 7. d4 b5 8. Qd3 Bg7 9. g3 b4 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Qxe4 Bc6 12. Qf4 O-O 13. Bg2 Qd6 14. O-O Nd7 15. Qh4 e5 16. d5 Qxd5 17. Be3 Qb5 18. Rac1 Bd5 19. Rxc7 Rac8 20. Ng5 h6 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Ne4 g5 23. Qh3 Be6 24. Qh5 Rc4 25. Rd1 b3 26. a3 Rd4 27. Bxd4 exd4 28. h4 Ne5 29. hxg5 Bg4 30. Qh4 Qxe2 31. Rxd4 Nf3+ 32. Bxf3 Bxf3 33. Rd8+ Kh7 34. Nd2 Bc6 35. gxh6 Bxb2 36. Qg5 Qd1+ 37. Nf1 Qf3 38. Qg8+ Kxh6 39. Rd6+ Bf6 40. Qh8+ Kg5 41. Qg8+ Kh6 42. Rxc6 Qxc6 43. Ne3 Qf3 44. Ng4+ Kh5 45. Nh2 Qd1+ 46. Kg2 Qd5+ 47. Kh3 Qe6+ 48. Ng4 Bg5 49. f3 Qf5 50. Qh8+ Kg6 51. Qg8+ Kh5 52. Qg7 Be3 53. Qc3 Qe6 54. Qg7 Bh6 55. Qh8 f5 56. Nxh6 Qxh6 57. Qg8 Qd6 58. Qxb3 Kg6 59. Qg8+ Kf6 60. Qh8+ Kg6 61. Qg8+ Kf6 62. f4 Qd3 63. Qf8+ Kg6 64. Kh4 Qd5 65. Qe8+ Kf6 66. Qh8+ Kg6 67. Qh5+ Kg7 68. g4 Qh1+ 69. Kg5 Qc6 70. gxf5 Qg2+ 71. Qg4 Qb2 72. Qf3 Qf6+ 73. Kg4 Qb6 74. Qc3+ Kf7 75. Qe1 Qd4 76. Qe6+ Kf8 77. Qc8+ Kf7 78. Qe6+ Kf8 79. f6 Qg1+ 80. Kf5 Qc5+ 81. Qe5 Qc2+ 82. Kg5 Qg2+ 83. Kh6 Qh2+ 84. Kg6 Qc2+ 85. Qf5 Qc3 86. Qd5 Qc2+ 87. f5  1 – 0 (view game)

Polgar,Judit (2701) – Kramnik,Vladimir (2791) [C67]
15th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (6), 2011-10-22
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. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Rxe8+ Nxe8 12. d5 d6 13. Nd2 Bf5 14. Nc4 Bg5 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Nxe3 Bd7 17. Qd4 a5 18. c3 Nf6 19. Re1 Qb8 20. Bd3 Qa7 21. Qxa7 Rxa7 22. f3 Kf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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15th Unive Tournament 2011

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 19, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2791 2.5
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2715 1.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2722 1
4 Polgar, Judit NED 2701 1

Kramnik,Vladimir (2791) – Giri,Anish (2722) [E97]
15th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (1), 2011-10-16
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. g3 f5 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. Bf3 c6 13. Ba3 cxd5 14. exd5 e4 15. Be2 Ne8 16. Rc1 h6 17. Ne6 Bxe6 18. dxe6 Nc7 19. b5 Be5 20. Qb3 Kg7 21. Rfd1 Nxe6 22. c5 Nd4 23. Rxd4 Bxd4 24. cxd6 Ng8 25. Nd5 Kh8 26. Rc7 Be5 27. Bb2 Qxd6 28. Rxb7 g5 29. b6 a5 30. Bh5 Rab8 31. Ra7 Bxb2 32. Qxb2+ Nf6 33. Bf7 Kg7 34. Rd7 Qc6 35. Be6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,Vladimir (2791) – Polgar,Judit (2701) [E14]
15th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (2), 2011-10-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O O-O 8. Na4 cxd4 9. exd4 Re8 10. a3 Bf8 11. Re1 d6 12. Nc3 Nbd7 13. b4 Rc8 14. Bb2 Qc7 15. d5 e5 16. Nd2 g6 17. Bf1 Qd8 18. Qa4 a6 19. Nce4 Nxe4 20. Nxe4 Rc7 21. f4 b5 22. cxb5 Bxd5 23. bxa6 Qb8 24. Kh1 exf4 25. b5 h6 26. Rad1 Ba8 27. Qd4 Re5 28. Nxd6 Rcc5 29. Rxe5 Rxe5 30. Nc4 Bc5 31. Qxd7 Re8  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the 4th Final Masters 2011 in blitz playoff

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2823 15
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2765 15
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2753 12
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2807 12
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2817 12
6 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2716 10

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) [E91]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (9), 2011-10-10
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. Be3 e5 8. O-O Re8 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. b4 c6 11. c5 Nh5 12. Nd2 Nf4 13. Nc4 Nxe2+ 14. Qxe2 Qe7 15. Rab1 Nf8 16. Nd6 Rd8 17. Na4 Ne6 18. Nb2 b5 19. a4 a6 20. Ra1 Rb8 21. axb5 axb5 22. Ra3 Nf4 23. Qd2 Be6 24. g3 Nh5 25. Rfa1 Nf6 26. Bg5 Qf8 27. Bxf6 Bxf6 28. Nd3 Be7 29. Nxe5 Bxd6 30. cxd6 Rxd6 31. Qc3 Rbd8 32. h4 Qe8 33. Ra6 f6 34. Nf3 Bg4 35. Qb3+ Kh8 36. Nh2 Qxe4 37. Nxg4 Qxg4 38. Qf7 Qf3 39. Rf1 Rd1 40. Ra1  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2807) – Anand, Viswanathan (2817) [D37]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (9), 2011-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 Bb4 6. Bxc4 Nxe4 7. O-O Nf6 8. Qa4+ Nc6 9. Bg5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. d5 exd5 12. Rfe1+ Be6 13. Bxd5 O-O 14. Bxe6 fxe6 15. Rad1 Qe8 16. Ne4 Qe7 17. Qb3 Rab8 18. Nxf6+ Rxf6 19. Ng5 Qb4 20. Qc2 Rg6 21. Re4 Qa5 22. h4 Re8 23. Rd7 h6 24. b4 Qf5 25. Rxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) [E21]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (9), 2011-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 Ne4 8. Qc2 f5 9. g3 Nf6 10. Bh3 O-O 11. O-O a5 12. Rd1 Qe8 13. d5 Na6 14. Bf4 exd5 15. Bxf5 dxc4 16. Ng5 Qh5 17. Rxd7 Kh8 18. Re7 Nd5 19. Bg4 Qg6 20. Nf7+ Kg8 21. Bf5 Qxf5 22. Qxf5 Nxe7 23. Nh6+ gxh6 24. Qg4+ Ng6 25. Bxh6 Rf7 26. Rd1 Re8 27. h4 Nc5 28. h5 Bc8 29. Qxc4 Ne5 30. Qh4 Nc6 31. Rd5 Ne6 32. Qc4 Ncd8 33. Qg4+ Ng7 34. Qxc8  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) – Carlsen, Magnus (2823) [D59]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (10), 2011-10-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 b6 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. Nxd5 exd5 11. Qb3 Be6 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. Bd3 c5 14. Qa3 Kf8 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Bb5 Nd7 17. Bxd7 Bxd7 18. O-O a5 19. Rfd1 Be6 20. Rc3 a4 21. h3 Rab8 22. Rd2 Rb4 23. Rdc2 c4 24. b3 axb3 25. axb3 Rbb8 26. Qxe7+ Kxe7 27. bxc4 Rxc4 28. Nd2 Rxc3 29. Rxc3 d4 30. exd4 Rb4 31. Rd3 Kd6 32. Nf3 Bd5 33. Kh2 Be4 34. Ra3 f6 35. Ra6+ Ke7 36. Ra7+ Kf8 37. Rd7 Bc6 38. Rd6 Bxf3 39. gxf3 Ke7 40. Rd5 Ke6 41. Rd8 Ke7 42. Rd5 Ke6 43. Rd8 Ke7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) – Aronian, Levon (2807) [C67]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (10), 2011-10-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nf5 8. Nf3 O-O 9. d4 d5 10. g3 Re8 11. c3 Bf8 12. Rxe8 Qxe8 13. Bf4 Bd6 14. Bxd6 Nxd6 15. Nbd2 Be6 16. Qb3 Na5 17. Qa3 Nac4 18. Nxc4 Nxc4 19. Qb3 Qc6 20. Bg2 Re8 21. Re1 Bc8 22. Qc2 Rxe1+ 23. Nxe1 Qe8 24. Nf3 c6 25. Bf1 h6 26. Nd2 Nxd2 27. Qxd2 Bf5 28. f3 g5 29. Kf2 f6 30. Qe3 Qh5 31. Qe7 Qxh2+ 32. Bg2 Bh3 33. Qe8+ Kg7 34. Qe7+ Kg8 35. Qe8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2817) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) [D10]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (10), 2011-10-11
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 dxc4 4. e4 b5 5. a4 b4 6. Nce2 Ba6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Ng3 c5 9. d5 Be7 10. Bf4 exd5 11. Qxd5 Qxd5 12. exd5 Nh6 13. O-O-O O-O 14. Bxh6 gxh6 15. Nf5 Bf6 16. Nxh6+ Kg7 17. Nf5+ Kg6 18. g4 c3 19. bxc3 bxc3 20. Bxa6 Nxa6 21. d6 h5 22. Ne7+ Kh7 23. Rd5 Nb4 24. Rxh5+ Kg7 25. Nf5+ Kg8 26. g5 Bd4 27. Rg1 Rab8 28. g6 Nd3+ 29. Kc2 Nf4 30. N3xd4 cxd4 31. Rh8+ Kxh8 32. g7+ Kg8 33. gxf8=Q+ Kxf8 34. Nxd4 Nd5 35. Nb5 Rc8 36. Rg4 a5 37. Nc7 Nxc7 38. Rc4 Ke8 39. dxc7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) [E21]
4th Final Master Playoff Bilbao ESP (1), 2011-10-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 d6 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 a5 10. b3 O-O 11. O-O Qb8 12. Re1 Re8 13. Bb2 Be4 14. Bf1 e5 15. Nd2 exd4 16. Qxd4 Bc6 17. e4 b5 18. cxb5 Bxb5 19. Bg2 Ne5 20. Rad1 Nd3 21. Re3 Nxb2 22. Qxb2 Ng4 23. Rc3 Qb6 24. Nc4 Bxc4 25. Rxc4 Rab8 26. Rc3 Re7 27. Qc2 g6 28. h3 Nf6 29. Kh2 h5 30. f4 Qb5 31. Rd4 Qb6 32. Qd3 Rbe8 33. e5 dxe5 34. fxe5 Nh7 35. Rc6 Qa7 36. Qc4 Nf8 37. Ra6 Qb8 38. Ra8 Qb6 39. Ra6 Qb8 40. Bc6 Rxe5 41. Bxe8 Qxe8 42. Rd2 Ne6 43. Rf2 Qd7 44. Qc3 Nd4 45. Raf6 Rf5 46. R6xf5 Nxf5 47. Rd2 Qe7 48. Rf2 Qxa3 49. g4 Qd6+ 50. Kg2 Nh4+ 51. Kg1 hxg4 52. hxg4 Qd1+ 53. Kh2 Qxg4 54. Qg3 Qxg3+ 55. Kxg3 Nf5+ 56. Kf4 Nd4 57. Rb2 Ne6+ 58. Ke5 Kg7 59. Ra2 g5 60. Rxa5 Kg6 61. Ra8 Kg7 62. b4 Nf4 63. Kf5 Ne6 64. Rc8 g4 65. Kxg4 Kf6 66. Kf3 Ke5 67. Ke3 Kd5 68. Kd3 f5 69. Rh8 Nf4+ 70. Ke3 Ke5 71. b5 Ne6 72. Kd3 Kd5 73. Kc3 Kc5 74. Re8 Nf4 75. Re5+ Nd5+ 76. Kd3 c6 77. bxc6 Kxc6 78. Rxf5 Kd6 79. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) – Carlsen, Magnus (2823) [C65]
4th Final Master Playoff Bilbao ESP (2), 2011-10-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Be3 Qe7 6. Bxc6 bxc6 7. Bxc5 Qxc5 8. Nc3 O-O 9. O-O Rb8 10. Qd2 Qe7 11. b3 c5 12. h3 d6 13. Nh2 Nh5 14. Nd5 Qd8 15. Rae1 Be6 16. Nc3 f5 17. exf5 Bxf5 18. f3 Bg6 19. Rf2 Qh4 20. Nd5 Rf7 21. Qc3 c6 22. Ne3 Nf4 23. Qd2 Rbf8 24. Nd1 h5 25. Nc3 Bf5 26. Ne2 Ne6 27. Qe3 Rf6 28. Kh1 Rg6 29. Rg1 Nc7 30. Rgf1 Nd5 31. Qd2 Rgf6 32. Nc3 Nf4 33. Ne4 Rg6 34. Rg1 Qd8 35. Nf1 Qe7 36. Nfg3 d5 37. Nxf5 Rxf5 38. Nc3 Qh4 39. Kh2 Qg3+  0 – 1 (view game)

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4th Final Masters 2011: Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 8, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2765 14
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2823 11
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2753 11
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2817 9
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2807 8
6 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2716 7

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) – Aronian, Levon (2807) [D02]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (6), 2011-10-06
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 c5 3. c4 dxc4 4. e4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 Bd7 6. Bxc4 Nc6 7. Qe3 e6 8. O-O Qb8 9. b3 Ne5 10. Bb2 Bd6 11. Nbd2 Nf6 12. Qg5 Ng6 13. Bxf6 h6 14. Qa5 Bc7 15. Qc5 Bd6 16. Qa5 Bc7 17. Qh5 gxf6 18. Bb5 Bxb5 19. Qxb5+ Kf8 20. Rad1 Kg7 21. Nc4 h5 22. Rd7 a6 23. Qb4 b5 24. Nd6 Bxd6 25. Rxd6 Qc7 26. Rfd1 Rad8 27. g3 h4 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 29. Rxd8 Qxd8 30. Qd4 Qc8 31. Nxh4 Nxh4 32. gxh4 Qc2 33. e5 fxe5 34. Qxe5+ Kh7 35. Qh5+ Kg7 36. Qg5+ Kh7 37. Qh5+ Kg7 38. Qg5+ Kh7 39. Qh5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Anand, Viswanathan (2817) [E21]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (6), 2011-10-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 O-O 8. Bg5 d6 9. Nd2 Nbd7 10. f3 h6 11. Bh4 Rc8 12. e4 c5 13. Bd3 d5 14. exd5 exd5 15. O-O dxc4 16. Bxc4 cxd4 17. Qxd4 Nc5 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 19. Qxf6 gxf6 20. Rfd1 Na4 21. Rab1 Rfd8 22. Bb5 Bc6 23. Be2 Bd5 24. Nf1 Be6 25. Ne3 f5 26. g3 Kg7 27. Kf2 Kf6 28. Ba6 Rb8 29. b4 Nc3 30. Rxd8 Rxd8 31. Rc1 Nd5 32. Ng2 Rd7 33. Rc2 Rc7 34. Ne3 Rxc2+ 35. Nxc2 f4 36. Nd4 Bd7 37. Ke2 fxg3 38. hxg3 Ne7 39. Ke3 Nf5+ 40. Nxf5 Kxf5 41. Kd4 Ke6 42. Bc4+ Ke7 43. f4 f6 44. Bd5 Kd6 45. Bf3 Be6 46. Ba8 Bf5 47. Bf3 Be6 48. Ba8 Bf5 49. Bf3 Be6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) [B43]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (6), 2011-10-06
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Bd3 Nf6 7. f4 Bb4 8. Nb3 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 d6 10. Ba3 O-O 11. Qd2 Rd8 12. O-O Nc6 13. Rf3 b5 14. Rg3 Kh8 15. Rf1 Bb7 16. f5 Rg8 17. Qg5 e5 18. Qh4 Ne7 19. Rh3 d5 20. Nc5 dxe4 21. Bxe4 Bd5 22. g4 h6 23. g5 Nh7 24. f6 Ng6 25. fxg7+ Rxg7 26. Qxh6 Rd8 27. Bxg6 fxg6 28. Rf6 Qc8 29. Rh4 Bf7 30. Nd3 Kg8 31. Bd6 e4 32. Be5 Rd5 33. Rc6 Qf8 34. Bxg7 Qxg7 35. Rxe4 Rxg5+ 36. Qxg5 Nxg5 37. Rc8+ Be8 38. Rcxe8+ Kh7 39. Rh4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) [A15]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (7), 2011-10-07
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. h4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 h6 7. e4 Bg7 8. d4 c5 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. d5 Qa5 11. Rb1 a6 12. Bxc6+ bxc6 13. O-O Bg4 14. d6 Rd8 15. Bf4 exd6 16. Bxd6 Bf8 17. e5 Bxd6 18. exd6 O-O 19. Qd2 Bxf3 20. gxf3 Rd7 21. Rfd1 Rfd8 22. Qxh6 Qxc3 23. Qf4 c4 24. h5 Qg7 25. Rb6 Rc8 26. h6 Qc3 27. Rd4 Qe1+ 28. Kg2 Qe6 29. Rxa6 c3 30. Ra3 Rcd8 31. Rxc3 Rxd6 32. Rxd6 Qxd6 33. Qxd6 Rxd6 34. a4 Kh7 35. a5 Kxh6 36. a6 c5 37. Ra3 Rd8 38. f4 Kg7 39. Kf3 Kf6 40. a7 Ra8 41. Ke4 Ke6 42. Ra6+ Kd7 43. Kd5 Kc7 44. Kxc5 Kb7 45. Kb5 Rxa7 46. Rxa7+ Kxa7 47. Kc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2807) – Carlsen, Magnus (2823) [D55]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (7), 2011-10-07
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bg5 O-O 6. e3 h6 7. Bxf6 Bxf6 8. Rc1 c6 9. h4 c5 10. dxc5 Na6 11. cxd5 Nxc5 12. Bc4 exd5 13. Nxd5 Bxb2 14. Rc2 b5 15. Be2 Na4 16. Rc7 Be6 17. Ne7+ Kh8 18. Qc2 Bc3+ 19. Rxc3 Qa5 20. Ng5 Qxc3+ 21. Qxc3 Nxc3 22. Nxe6 fxe6 23. Ng6+ Kg8 24. Nxf8 Rxf8 25. Bg4 e5 26. O-O b4 27. a3 Rb8 28. axb4 Rxb4 29. Rc1 Rb1 30. Rxb1 Nxb1 31. Kf1 Nc3 32. Ke1 Kf7 33. Bf5 Nb5 34. Kd2 Nd6 35. Bc2 Ke6 36. Bb3+ Kf5 37. f3 Kf6 38. g4 g5 39. hxg5+ hxg5 40. Kc3 a5 41. Bc2 Ke6 42. Bb3+ Ke7 43. Bc2 Kd7 44. Bd1 Kc6 45. f4 Kc5 46. fxg5 Ne4+ 47. Kb3 Nxg5 48. Ka4 Kc4 49. Bc2 Kc3 50. Bf5 e4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2817) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) [C67]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (7), 2011-10-07
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. Rxd8+ Kxd8 21. Kf2 Nf5 22. Rh1 Ng7 23. Bd2 Bf5 24. Nd1 Bxc2 25. Ne3 Bd3 26. Ng2 Ne6 27. Rxh5 Rg7 28. Bc3 Ke7 29. Rh6 Rf7 30. g4 Bb1 31. a3 f5 32. g5 Nxg5 33. Nf4 Ke8 34. Rg6 Nh7 35. Rg8+ Rf8 36. Rg7 Rf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) – Aronian, Levon (2807) [D31]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (8), 2011-10-08
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. g4 Be6 8. h4 Nd7 9. h5 Nh6 10. Be2 Nb6 11. Nh3 g5 12. hxg6 hxg6 13. Bg3 Qd7 14. Nf4 O-O-O 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. Rg1 Bd6 17. Qc2 Bxg3 18. Rxg3 f5 19. O-O-O Nxg4 20. Bxg4 fxg4 21. Rdg1 Rh4 22. Qe2 Rf8 23. Nd1 Rf4 24. Kd2 Nc4+ 25. Ke1 Rf3 26. Rxf3 gxf3 27. Qxf3 Qf5 28. Qg3 Rh6 29. b3 Nb6 30. Qg4 Nd7 31. Qxf5 gxf5 32. Nc3 Nf6 33. Ne2 Ng4 34. Nf4 Rh2 35. Nd3 Kd8 36. b4 Ke7 37. a4 b6 38. Ke2 Kd6 39. Kf3 a5 40. bxa5 bxa5 41. Kg3 Kc7 42. Rc1 Rh7 43. Kf4 Re7 44. Rc2 Re4+ 45. Kg5 Re8 46. Rb2 Rf8 47. Nc5 Kc8 48. Kf4 Rh8 49. f3 Nh2 50. Rf2 Rh3 51. Nb3 Kc7 52. Nxa5 Kb6 53. Nb3 Ka6 54. Nc1 Ka5 55. Ne2 Kxa4 56. Ng1 Rh6 57. Kg3 Ng4 58. fxg4 fxg4 59. Rf5 Rh1 60. Kg2 Rh4 61. Ne2 Kb5 62. Nf4 Rh8 63. Kg3 Rg8 64. Re5 Kc4 65. Re6 Kb5 66. Re7 Kb4 67. Nd3+ Kc3 68. Ne5 c5 69. dxc5 d4 70. exd4 Kxd4 71. Nd7 Rd8 72. c6 Rc8 73. Re6 Rc7 74. Rd6+ Kc4 75. Kxg4 Kb5 76. Ne5 Rh7 77. Rd7 Rh8 78. Kf5 Kb6 79. Ke6  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) [D12]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (8), 2011-10-08
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. Bd2 Bd6 11. h3 Nbd7 12. O-O-O Qxb3 13. axb3 a6 14. Kc2 Nh5 15. Bd3 Ng3 16. Rhe1 O-O-O 17. e4 dxe4 18. fxe4 c5 19. d5 Rde8 20. Na2 exd5 21. exd5 Nf5 22. b4 Nd4+ 23. Kb1 Nb3 24. Bc3 cxb4 25. Nxb4 Be5 26. Na2 Bxc3 27. Nxc3 Ndc5 28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. Bc2 Re3 30. Ka2 Na5 31. Rd4 Rg3 32. Ne4 Rxg2 33. Rd2 Rxd2 34. Nxd2 b5 35. b4 Nab7 36. bxc5 Nxc5 37. Ne4 Nb7 38. c5 f5 39. c6 fxe4 40. cxb7+ Kxb7 41. Bxe4 Kc7 42. Kb3 a5 43. Kc3 a4 44. Bc2 g5 45. Kd4 Kd6 46. Bd1  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) – Anand, Viswanathan (2817) [E12]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (8), 2011-10-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. Qc2 c5 8. dxc5 bxc5 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 d6 11. O-O Nbd7 12. Rfd1 Qb6 13. Rd2 Rfd8 14. Rad1 a6 15. h3 Bc6 16. Ne1 Qc7 17. Bf3 Ne5 18. Bxc6 Qxc6 19. b3 Ra7 20. Bg3 Qc8 21. Na4 Re8 22. Bh4 Ned7 23. Nc3 Ra8 24. f4 Qc7 25. Nf3 Rad8 26. e4 Nb8 27. e5 dxe5 28. fxe5 Rxd2 29. Qxd2 Rd8 30. Qe1 Rxd1 31. Nxd1 Nh7 32. Bxe7 Qxe7 33. Nf2 Qc7 34. Ne4 Nf8 35. h4 Nbd7 36. Nf2 Ng6 37. Nd3 Ne7 38. Qe4 Qc6 39. Nf2 Qxe4 40. Nxe4 Nc6 41. Kf2 Kf8 42. g4 Ke7 43. g5 a5 44. Ke3 Ncxe5 45. Nxe5 Nxe5 46. Nxc5 hxg5 47. hxg5 f5 48. gxf6+ gxf6 49. a3 f5 50. Kd4 Nc6+ 51. Kc3 Kd6 52. b4 axb4+ 53. axb4 e5 54. Nb3 e4 55. b5 Nd8 56. c5+ Kd5 57. Nd4 Kxc5 58. Nxf5 Nb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Posted by 365Chess.com on October 3, 2011 in Site news

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4th Final Masters 2011: Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 2, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2765 10
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2753 7
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2823 6
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2817 6
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2807 6
6 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2716 3

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) – Anand, Viswanathan (2817) [A04]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (4), 2011-09-30
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 e6 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. Bb5 Bg7 11. Qa3 Qe7+ 12. Qxe7+ Kxe7 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Bf4 f6 15. Rc1 g5 16. Be3 Bd7 17. h4 h6 18. hxg5 hxg5 19. Rxh8 Rxh8 20. Kd2 Bf8 21. Ne1 Kf7 22. Nd3 Kg6 23. Nc5 Be8 24. g3 Kf5 25. Rc3 Bd6 26. Ra3 Rh7 27. Ra6 Kg4 28. Nd3 Rc7 29. b4 Bd7 30. b5 Be7 31. bxc6 Bxc6 32. Ra5 Bd8 33. Nb4 Ba8 34. Rc5 Rd7 35. a3 Bb7 36. Nd3 Ba6 37. Nb4 Bc4 38. Rc8 Be7 39. Ra8 Rb7 40. Nc6 Bxa3 41. Rxa7 Rxa7 42. Nxa7 Bb4+ 43. Kc2 Kf3 44. Nc8 Bb5 45. Kd1 Ba4+ 46. Kc1 Ke2 47. Kb2 Bd7 48. Nb6 Bc6 49. Nc8 g4 50. Kc1 Bd7 51. Nb6 Be6 52. Na4 Be1 53. Nc5 Bf5 54. Na4 Bxf2 55. Bxf2 Kxf2 56. Nc3 Be4 57. Kd2 Bf3  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2807) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) [D37]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (4), 2011-09-30
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 Bb4 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Nd2 c6 8. e3 Nf8 9. Bd3 Be7 10. Qc2 Ne6 11. Bh4 g6 12. h3 O-O 13. Nf3 a5 14. g4 b5 15. Ne5 Bb7 16. f4 c5 17. f5 cxd4 18. fxe6 dxc3 19. O-O d4 20. Nxf7 Qd5 21. Bxf6 Qh1+ 22. Kf2 Qxh3 23. Ke1 cxb2 24. Qxb2 Bb4+ 25. Kd1 Bf3+ 26. Rxf3 Qxf3+ 27. Be2 Qxf6 28. g5 Qg7 29. Qxd4 Rxf7 30. exf7+ Qxf7 31. Rc1 Rb8 32. a4 Qb3+ 33. Rc2 Qb1+ 34. Rc1 Qb3+ 35. Rc2 Rc8 36. Bc4+ bxc4 37. Qd5+ Kf8 38. Qd7 Re8  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2823) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) [D55]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (4), 2011-09-30
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 c6 9. Bd3 Nd7 10. O-O dxc4 11. Bxc4 e5 12. Bb3 exd4 13. exd4 Nb6 14. h3 Re8 15. Re1 Rxe1+ 16. Qxe1 Bf5 17. Ne5 Nd5 18. Nxd5 cxd5 19. g4 Be6 20. f4 Qb6 21. Rd1 Bxe5 22. Qxe5 Re8 23. f5 f6 24. Qf4 Bf7 25. Qf2 Qb4 26. Kg2 Re4 27. Rd2 Qd6 28. Bd1 Kf8 29. Bf3 Re7 30. Re2 Rxe2 31. Qxe2 Be8 32. Qe3 Bc6 33. a3 Qe7 34. Qc3 a6 35. b4 Ke8 36. a4 Qd7 37. a5 Qd6 38. Qc5 Qf4 39. Bxd5 Qd2+ 40. Kf3 Qd3+ 41. Kf2 Qd2+ 42. Kf3 Qd3+ 43. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2753) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2716) [A25]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (5), 2011-10-01
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Bc5 4. Bg2 a6 5. e3 d6 6. Nge2 Nge7 7. b3 Ba7 8. Bb2 Rb8 9. d3 Bf5 10. Qd2 Qd7 11. h3 O-O 12. f4 Be6 13. d4 Nf5 14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. O-O-O exd4 16. exd4 Ne7 17. g4 f5 18. g5 Bf7 19. Ng3 a5 20. h4 a4 21. Nxa4 Bxc4 22. bxc4 c5 23. Nc3 Rb4 24. Qd3 cxd4 25. Nb5 d5 26. Nxa7 c5 27. cxd5 Qxa7 28. a3 Rb6 29. Qc4 Nc8 30. d6+ Kh8 31. d7 Qxd7 32. Rh2 Qb7 33. Rc2 Rb5 34. Nxf5 Rxf5 35. Rxd4 Rf8 36. Rdd2 Ne7 37. h5 Nf5 38. h6 Rxb2 39. hxg7+ Kxg7 40. Qc3+ Nd4 41. Rxb2 Qd5 42. Qh3 Re8 43. Rb6 Kg8 44. Kb2 Qf7 45. Qh6 Qxf4 46. Rh2 Re7 47. g6 Qxh6 48. Rxh6 Re2+ 49. Kc3 hxg6 50. Rhxg6+ Kf7 51. Rbf6+ Ke7 52. Ra6 Ne6 53. a4 Kd7 54. a5 Nc7 55. Ra7 Re7 56. a6 Ke8 57. Rb7 Kf7 58. Rc6 Nd5+ 59. Kc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2765) – Carlsen, Magnus (2823) [C11]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (5), 2011-10-01
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 Be7 8. a3 O-O 9. Qd2 b6 10. g3 Kh8 11. h4 f6 12. exf6 Nxf6 13. Bh3 Bd7 14. Rd1 cxd4 15. Nxd4 e5 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. fxe5 d4 18. exf6 Bxf6 19. O-O dxc3 20. Qxd8 Raxd8 21. Rxd8 Rxd8 22. b3 Re8 23. Bf2 Be4 24. Re1 Re7 25. Rc1 h5 26. Bg2 Bf5 27. Bf3 g6 28. a4 Kh7 29. b4 g5 30. a5 g4 31. axb6 axb6 32. Bc6 Re2 33. Bxb6 Be5 34. b5 Kg7 35. Ba5 Rxc2 36. Rxc2 Bxc2 37. Kf2 Bd3 38. Ke3 Bg6 39. Be4 c2 40. Bd2 Bxg3 41. Bxg6 Kxg6 42. Kd3 Bf2 43. Kxc2 g3 44. Bf4 g2 45. Bh2 Kf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2817) – Aronian, Levon (2807) [C84]
4th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (5), 2011-10-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 b4 9. Nbd2 Na5 10. Ba2 c5 11. c3 Rb8 12. Nc4 O-O 13. Nxa5 Qxa5 14. Bd2 bxc3 15. Bxc3 Qd8 16. Nd2 Be6 17. Nc4 Qc8 18. Qf3 Bg4 19. Qe3 Be6 20. Qe2 Rd8 21. a5 Qc6 22. Nb6 Rb7 23. Bxe6 fxe6 24. Rac1 Qe8 25. b4 cxb4 26. Bxb4 d5 27. Bc3 Bd6 28. f4 dxe4 29. fxe5 exd3 30. Qe3 Nd5 31. Nxd5 exd5 32. Qxd3 Bc5+ 33. Bd4 Qb5 34. Rc3 Qxd3 35. Rxd3 Bxd4+ 36. Rxd4 Rb5 37. Rc1 Rxa5 38. e6 Rb5 39. Rc6 a5 40. h3 h6 41. Ra6 Rb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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