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December 2011

54th Reggio Emilia 2011-12: Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 29, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2762 7
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 5
3 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2775 5
4 Vitiugov, Nikita RUS 2729 2
5 Giri, Anish NED 2714 2
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2727 1

Vitiugov, Nikita (2729) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) [D37]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (1), 2011-12-27
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. O-O c4 11. b3 Nb6 12. bxc4 dxc4 13. Qc2 Be6 14. Rab1 Rc8 15. a4 a5 16. Ng5 Bxg5 17. Bxg5 f6 18. Bh4 c3 19. Bd3 h6 20. Bb5 Nd5 21. Qe4 Qd6 22. Bg3 Qe7 23. Rbc1 Nb4 24. d5 Nxd5 25. Rfd1 Rfd8 26. Rd4 f5 27. Qe5 Qf6 28. Qxf6 gxf6 29. h3 Kf7 30. Bc4 Ke7 31. e4 Nf4 32. Rxd8 Rxc4 33. Bxf4 Kxd8 34. exf5 Bxf5 35. Be3 c2 36. g4 Be4 37. Bb6+ Kd7 38. Bxa5 Rd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2727) – Morozevich, Alexander (2762) [C92]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (1), 2011-12-27
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 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a4 h6 13. Bc2 exd4 14. cxd4 Nb4 15. Bb1 c5 16. d5 Nd7 17. Ra3 c4 18. axb5 axb5 19. Nd4 Ne5 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. Nxb5 Rc8 22. Re3 Ba6 23. Nc3 Ned3 24. Bxd3 Nxd3 25. Nf3 Qb7 26. Re2 Be7 27. Nd4 Bf6 28. Nf5 Qb3 29. Rc2 Rd8 30. Be3 Nxb2 31. Qd2 Nd3 32. Bd4 Be5 33. Bxe5 dxe5 34. Ra2 Bb5 35. Ra1 Bd7 36. Ne3 Rc8 37. Ra7 Nc5 38. Qc1 Qb6 39. Qa3 Qb3 40. Qa1 Kh7 41. Kh2 Qb6 42. Nxc4 Qf6 43. Qf1 Be8 44. d6 Qd8 45. Nd5 Bb5 46. Rxf7 Nxe4 47. Nc7 Bxc4 48. Qxc4 Nxd6 49. Ne6 Nxc4  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2714) – Morozevich, Alexander (2762) [D11]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (2), 2011-12-28
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. Nxg6 hxg6 11. g5 Nd5 12. Bxc4 Bb4 13. Bd2 Qe7 14. a3 Nxc3 15. bxc3 Ba5 16. f4 O-O-O 17. Qb3 Nb6 18. Bd3 Kb8 19. Ke2 Qd7 20. Be4 f6 21. gxf6 gxf6 22. Rag1 e5 23. fxe5 fxe5 24. Rg5 exd4 25. Rxa5 Rhe8 26. Bg2 dxe3 27. Bc1 Qd3+ 28. Ke1 e2 29. Bf4+ Ka8 30. Kf2 Rf8 31. Qb4 Nc4 32. Rxa7+ Kxa7 33. Qa4+ Kb6 34. Qb4+ Ka6 35. Qa4+ Na5 36. Bf3 b5  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2727) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2775) [B33]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (3), 2011-12-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bf4 e5 8. Bg5 a6 9. Na3 b5 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Nd5 f5 12. g3 fxe4 13. Bg2 Bg7 14. Bxe4 Be6 15. O-O O-O 16. c3 f5 17. Bg2 Rb8 18. Nc2 a5 19. a3 Kh8 20. Qe2 Qd7 21. Rad1 e4 22. f3 Nd4 23. Nxd4 Bxd5 24. Qd2 b4 25. axb4 axb4 26. fxe4 bxc3 27. bxc3 fxe4 28. Rxf8+ Rxf8 29. Qe3 Qe7 30. Bh3 Qe5 31. Re1 Rf6 32. Bg2 Rf7 33. Rb1 Bb7 34. Ne2 d5 35. Rb6 Qc7 36. Rb1 Be5 37. Nd4 Ba6 38. Bf1 Bc4 39. Bxc4 Qxc4 40. Ne6 Qa6 41. Nd4 h6 42. Ne2 Kh7 43. Rf1 Rxf1+ 44. Kxf1 Qa1+ 45. Kg2 Qe1 46. Qf2 Qxf2+ 47. Kxf2 Kg6 48. Ke3 Kf5 49. h3 Bf6 50. Nd4+ Ke5 51. Kd2 Bg5+ 52. Ke2 Bc1 53. Nb5 Ke6 54. Nd4+ Kf6 55. Nb5 Ke5 56. Nd4 Ba3 57. Nc2 Bc5 58. Ne3 Ke6 59. Ng4 Bf8 60. Ne3 Bg7 61. Kd2 Be5 62. g4 Bf4 63. Ke2 Bg5 64. Nf5 Ke5 65. Ne3 Kd6 66. Nf5+ Kc5 67. Ne3 Bf4 68. Ng2 Bc7 69. Ne3 Ba5 70. Nd1 Kd6 71. Ke3 Ke5 72. Ke2 Ke6 73. Ke3 Bb6+ 74. Ke2 Kf6 75. Ne3 Bxe3 76. Kxe3 Kg5 77. Kf2 Kf4 78. Kg2 Ke3 79. h4 Kf4 80. g5 hxg5 81. h5 Kf5 82. Kg3 Kf6 83. Kg4 Kg7  0 – 1 (view game)

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Database update

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 25, 2011 in Site news

The database was updated and 2119 new games were added.

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Vladimir Kramnik wins the London Chess Classic 2011

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 14, 2011 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2800 16
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 15
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2826 14
4 McShane, Luke J ENG 2671 13
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2811 9
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2802 9
7 Short, Nigel D ENG 2698 6
8 Howell, David W L ENG 2633 4
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2734 3

Short, N. (2698) – Carlsen, M. (2826) [C50]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (9), 2011-12-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Be3 Bb6 7. Bb3 Be6 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. Bxb6 axb6 11. Ne2 h6 12. Ng3 d5 13. c3 b5 14. Re1 d4 15. Qc2 dxc3 16. bxc3 Qd7 17. Rad1 Na5 18. d4 exd4 19. cxd4 Nxb3 20. axb3 c6 21. d5 cxd5 22. e5 Nh7 23. Nd4 f6 24. Qd3 fxe5 25. Nxe6 Qxe6 26. Qxd5 Nf6 27. Qxb5 Ra6 28. Qxb7 Rb6 29. Qc7 Rxb3 30. Rd6 Qf7 31. Qc5 e4 32. Rc6 Rd3 33. Rc8 Rxc8 34. Qxc8+ Kh7 35. Qf5+ Qg6 36. Qxg6+ Kxg6 37. Nxe4 Nxe4 38. Rxe4 Rd2 39. Re5 Kf6 40. Rh5 Kg6 41. g4 Ra2 42. Kg2 Kh7 43. Rf5 Ra3 44. f3 Kg8 45. Kg3 Ra1 46. Rc5 Ra4 47. h4 Kf7 48. Rc7+ Kg8 49. g5 hxg5 50. hxg5 g6 51. Re7 Kf8 52. Re4 Ra5 53. Kg4 Kf7 54. Rb4 Kg7 55. Rb7+ Kg8 56. Rb3 Kf7 57. f4 Ra4 58. Kf3 Kg7 59. Rb7+ Kf8 60. Rd7 Rb4 61. Ke3 Ra4 62. Rd4 Ra7 63. Rd6 Kg7 64. Ke4 Re7+ 65. Kd5 Rf7 66. Ke5 Rf5+ 67. Ke4 Rf7 68. Rc6 Re7+ 69. Kd5 Rf7 70. Rc4 Rf5+ 71. Ke4 Rf7 72. Ke5 Rf5+ 73. Ke6 Kg8 74. Rc8+ Kg7 75. Rc7+ Kg8 76. Rc8+ Kg7 77. Rc7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, V. (2800) – Aronian, L. (2802) [D37]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (9), 2011-12-12
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be2 Bf6 12. Be5 Bxe5 13. Nxe5 Re8 14. Nf3 Qb6 15. Rc1 Ne6 16. Qd2 Rd8 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Nxe6 Bxe6 19. Qd4 Qxd4 20. exd4 Kf8 21. Kd2 Rdc8 22. Rc5 Ke7 23. Rhc1 b6 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rxc8 Bxc8 26. Bd3 h6 27. Ke3 g5 28. g3 f6 29. Bc2 Bd7 30. Bd3 Bc8 31. Bc2 Bd7 32. Bd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hi (2758) – Adams, Mi (2734) [C36]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (9), 2011-12-12
1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 d5 4. exd5 Nf6 5. Bc4 Nxd5 6. O-O Be6 7. Bb3 c5 8. Kh1 Nc6 9. d4 c4 10. Ba4 Bd6 11. b3 c3 12. Qd3 O-O 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Nxc3 Re8 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. c4 Be4 17. Qc3 a5 18. a3 f6 19. Bb2 Ra7 20. Rad1 Rae7 21. b4 axb4 22. axb4 Kh8 23. Qb3 Rb7 24. Bc3 Qb8 25. b5 cxb5 26. c5 b4 27. Bd2 Bf8 28. Rde1 g5 29. Qc4 g4 30. Nh4 f3 31. d5 fxg2+ 32. Nxg2 Bf3 33. Kg1 Rc8 34. c6 Rb5 35. Nf4 Bc5+ 36. Be3 Bxe3+ 37. Rxe3 Qb6 38. Rfe1 b3 39. Qc3 Rf8 40. Ne6 b2 41. c7  1 – 0 (view game)

McShane, L. (2671) – Anand, V. (2811) [B11]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (9), 2011-12-12
1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. g3 Nf6 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8. Qe2 dxe4 9. Nxe4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 g6 11. O-O Bg7 12. d4 O-O 13. Rd1 a5 14. a4 Nf6 15. Qe2 Nd5 16. h4 Re8 17. c3 Qb6 18. Bf3 h6 19. Kg2 Rad8 20. Qc4 Rd7 21. Rb1 Red8 22. Bd2 Qc7 23. Be1 Qb6 24. Bd2 Qc7 25. Be1 Qb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2011: Round 8

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

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2800 15
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2826 13
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 12
4 McShane, Luke J ENG 2671 12
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2811 8
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2802 8
7 Short, Nigel D ENG 2698 5
8 Howell, David W L ENG 2633 4
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2734 3

Aronian, L. (2802) – Anand, V. (2811) [D37]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (7), 2011-12-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 dxc4 8. O-O c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. Bxc4 a6 11. Nd4 Bd7 12. a3 Rc8 13. Rc1 Nce4 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. Bd3 Rxc1 16. Qxc1 Nf6 17. Rd1 Qb6 18. Bc2 Rc8 19. Qb1 h6 20. Nf3 Be8 21. Be5 Bc6 22. Bd4 Qc7 23. Be5 Qb6 24. Bd4 Qc7 25. Be5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, M. (2826) – Adams, Mi (2734) [E21]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (7), 2011-12-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 d5 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9. e3 Nbd7 10. b4 O-O 11. Bb2 a5 12. Bd3 axb4 13. axb4 Rxa1+ 14. Bxa1 Qa2 15. O-O Nd5 16. Qe1 c5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. b5 Ra8 19. Qc1 h6 20. h3 Qa3 21. Qd2 Qb4 22. Qc2 Qa4 23. Qb2 f6 24. Rc1 Nb4 25. Be2 Bxf3 26. gxf3 Nd5 27. f4 N7b6 28. Bg4 Kf7 29. Qb1 Qa3 30. Rd1 f5 31. Bf3 Ra4 32. Be5 Qb4 33. Qd3 Ra3 34. Qf1 g6 35. h4 Nc4 36. Rxd5 Nxe5 37. Rxe5 Qc3 38. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Short, N. (2698) – McShane, L. (2671) [C34]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (7), 2011-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 h6 4. d4 g5 5. Nc3 d6 6. g3 fxg3 7. hxg3 Bg7 8. Be3 Nf6 9. Qd3 Ng4 10. O-O-O c6 11. Re1 Nd7 12. e5 dxe5 13. Bh3 Nxe3 14. Rxe3 O-O 15. Ne4 Nf6 16. Bxc8 exd4 17. Bxb7 dxe3 18. Bxa8 Nxe4 19. Qxe4 Qb6 20. Ne5 Rxa8 21. Qxc6 Qxc6 22. Nxc6 Re8 23. c3 Re6 24. Nxa7 Be5 25. Nb5 e2 26. Kd2 Bxg3 27. Re1 Bxe1+ 28. Kxe1 h5 29. Nd4 Ra6 30. a3 h4 31. Kxe2 g4 32. c4 h3 33. Kf2 h2 34. Kg2 Rh6 35. Kh1 g3 36. Nf5 g2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, V. (2800) – Howell, D. (2633) [D27]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (7), 2011-12-10
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 dxc4 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O a6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. a3 b5 9. Ba2 Bb7 10. Qe2 Qc7 11. Rd1 Rd8 12. d5 exd5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Bxd5 Be7 15. e4 O-O 16. g3 Na5 17. Bf4 Qc8 18. a4 b4 19. Rac1 Bc6 20. Bg5 Bxg5 21. Rxc5 Bf6 22. Rxa5 Bxd5 23. Raxd5 Rxd5 24. Rxd5 Qc1+ 25. Kg2 Bxb2 26. Qxa6 Qc2 27. Rd2 Qb3 28. a5 Bc3 29. Rd5 Qc2 30. Qb7 b3 31. a6 b2 32. Rb5 Qa4 33. a7 h6 34. e5 Kh7 35. Rb3 Qa2 36. h4 Kg8 37. h5 Qa5 38. Qb8 Qa2 39. Rxc3 b1=Q 40. Rc8  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, V. (2811) – Carlsen, M. (2826) [D58]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (8), 2011-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 b6 8. Be2 Bb7 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. b4 c5 12. bxc5 bxc5 13. Rb1 Bc6 14. O-O Nd7 15. Bb5 Qc7 16. Qc2 Rab8 17. Rfc1 Bxb5 18. Nxb5 Qc6 19. Nc3 cxd4 20. Nxd4 Bxd4 21. exd4 Rxb1 22. Nxb1 Qxc2 23. Rxc2 Rb8 24. Nd2 Nf8 25. g3 Ne6 26. Nb3 Rb4 27. Rc6 Ra4 28. Nc5 Rc4 29. Rd6 Nxc5 30. dxc5 Rxc5 31. Ra6 Rc7 32. Rd6 Rc5 33. Ra6 Rc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

McShane, L. (2671) – Kramnik, V. (2800) [C65]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (8), 2011-12-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. b3 Bg4 7. Nbd2 Nd7 8. Bb2 f6 9. Nf1 Nf8 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 Ne6 12. Ne3 Qd7 13. h4 a5 14. a4 O-O 15. h5 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 c5 17. Qh3 Qc6 18. O-O Nf4 19. Qh2 Qe8 20. h6 g5 21. g3 Ne6 22. f4 gxf4 23. gxf4 Nxf4 24. Rxf4 exf4 25. Kf2 Rf7 26. Qh5 Qe6 27. Qxc5 Kh8 28. Qc4 Re8 29. Rh1 Qd7 30. Qb5 Re6 31. Qxd7 Rxd7 32. Rg1 Rc6 33. Kf3 Rd8 34. Rg5 Rf8 35. Rg2 Rg8 36. Rh2 Rg1 37. d4 Rf1+ 38. Kg4 f3 39. d5 Rd6 40. c4 Kg8 41. c5 f5+ 42. Kxf5 Rg6 43. Bd4 Rd1 44. Be3 Rg2 45. Rh3 f2 46. Bxf2 Rxf2+ 47. Ke6 Rf7 48. d6 c6 49. Ke5 Kf8 50. Rh2 Rg1 51. b4 axb4 52. Rb2 Rg5+ 53. Ke6 Rg6+ 54. Ke5 Rxh6 55. a5 Rh5+ 56. Ke6 Rh6+ 57. Ke5 Rh5+ 58. Ke6 Ke8 59. a6 Rh6+ 60. Ke5 bxa6 61. Rxb4 Ra7 62. Rb8+ Kf7 63. Rc8 Re6+ 64. Kf5 a5 65. Rh8 Rf6+ 66. Ke5 Kg7 67. Rc8 a4 68. Rxc6 a3 69. d7 a2  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hi (2758) – Short, N. (2698) [A21]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (8), 2011-12-11
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 f5 6. e3 Nf6 7. Nge2 a5 8. b3 c6 9. Bb2 Na6 10. Qd2 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. h3 Be6 13. Rad1 Qc7 14. d4 Rad8 15. Na4 b6 16. Qc1 Bf7 17. Qa1 Rd7 18. Nac3 g5 19. d5 c5 20. e4 f4 21. g4 h5 22. f3 Bg6 23. Kf2 Bf8 24. Ke1 Rh7 25. Kd2 Qd7 26. Rh1 Nc7 27. Rdg1 Kf7 28. Qf1 Bh6 29. Nc1 Rb8 30. Nb5 Nxb5 31. cxb5 hxg4 32. hxg4 Bg7 33. Rxh7 Bxh7 34. a4 Rh8 35. Nd3 Qc7 36. Nf2 Nd7 37. Rh1 Bg6 38. Nh3 Qd8 39. Bc3 Bf6 40. Kc1 Kg7 41. Kb2 Bf7 42. Ka2 Nf8 43. Rg1 Ng6 44. Qd3 Rh6 45. Ka3 Qh8 46. Qf1 Bd8 47. Nf2 Bc7 48. Nd3 Rh2 49. Nb2 Nf8 50. Nc4 Nd7 51. Be1 Kf6 52. Qf2 Ke7 53. Rf1 Rh6 54. Qg1 Bg6 55. Ka2 Bf7 56. Rf2 Bg6 57. Rd2 Bf7 58. Bf2 Qb8 59. Qc1 Qa7 60. Rc2 Kf6 61. Bg1 Qa8 62. Nb2 Bd8 63. Bf1 Kg7 64. Nc4 Qb8 65. Bg2 Rh8 66. Bf2 Rh6 67. Be1 Rh8 68. Bc3 Rh6 69. Qe1 Qa7 70. Qg1 Qb8 71. Bf1 Bc7 72. Rh2 Rxh2+ 73. Qxh2 Qd8 74. Kb2 Bg6 75. Kc1 Bf7 76. Nb2 Qh8 77. Qg2 Qd8 78. Kd1 Qh8 79. Bd3 Qd8 80. Ke1 Bg6 81. Kf1 Kf7 82. Kg1 Kg7 83. Nc4 Bf7 84. Qh2 Bg6 85. Kf2 Bf7 86. Ke2 Bg6 87. Qh1 Bf7 88. Qh2 Bg6 89. Qh1 Bf7 90. Qh2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Howell, D. (2633) – Aronian, L. (2802) [B09]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (8), 2011-12-11
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 Na6 7. O-O c5 8. d5 Bg4 9. Kh1 Rb8 10. Bd2 Qc8 11. e5 dxe5 12. fxe5 Nd7 13. Bg5 Bxf3 14. gxf3 c4 15. Be2 f6 16. exf6 Nxf6 17. Bf4 Ra8 18. Be5 Rd8 19. Qd4 Nb4 20. Qxc4 Nfxd5 21. Rad1 Qc6 22. Nxd5 Nxd5 23. Qe4 Nb6 24. Qxc6 bxc6 25. f4 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Bxe5 27. fxe5 Rf8 28. Rd4 c5 29. Re4 Kg7 30. Kg1 g5 31. h4 h6 32. hxg5 hxg5 33. Kg2 Rd8 34. Bd3 c4 35. Bxc4 Rd2+ 36. Kf3 Rxc2 37. Bb3 Rxb2 38. Rd4 Kg6 39. Rd8 Kf5 40. Re8 Nd7 41. Rxe7 Nxe5+ 42. Kg3 Rd2 43. Rxa7 Rd3+ 44. Kg2 Rc3 45. Ra5 g4 46. Bd1 Kf4 47. Ra4+ Kf5 48. Ra5 Rc4 49. Kg3 Rc3+ 50. Kg2 Re3 51. Kf2 Rh3 52. Bxg4+ Kxg4 53. Rxe5 Rh2+ 54. Ke3 Rxa2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2011: Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 10, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 11
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2826 9
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2800 9
4 McShane, Luke J ENG 2671 9
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2802 6
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2811 6
7 Short, Nigel D ENG 2698 4
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2734 3
9 Howell, David W L ENG 2633 3

Short, N. (2698) – Anand, V. (2811) [B52]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (5), 2011-12-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. Qe2 g6 7. c3 Bg7 8. Rd1 e5 9. b4 cxb4 10. cxb4 Nge7 11. d4 exd4 12. Bb2 O-O 13. b5 Ne5 14. Nxd4 Rac8 15. Nd2 d5 16. h3 Rfe8 17. Rab1 Qc7 18. Rbc1 Qb6 19. Rxc8 Nxc8 20. exd5 Nd6 21. Qf1 Rc8 22. N2b3 Nec4 23. Ba1 Na3 24. Qe1 Rd8 25. Qe7 Re8 26. Qg5 Naxb5 27. Nxb5 Qxb5 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Qf4 Qb6 30. Rc1 h5 31. Nc5 Qd8 32. Qb4 Qe7 33. a4 b6 34. Na6 Qf6 35. Re1 Rc8 36. Qb1 Rc4 37. Nb4 Qc3 38. Nc6 Rxa4 39. Qd1 b5 40. Kh2 Qf6 41. Qd2 Ne4 42. Qe3 Qd6+ 43. Kg1 Qxd5 44. Nxa7 Qb7 45. Qd3 Qxa7 46. Rxe4 Rxe4 47. Qxe4 Qa1+ 48. Kh2 Qc3 49. f4 Qc5 50. Qd3 b4 51. f5 h4 52. Qd7 g5 53. Qd8 Qxf5 54. Qd4+ Kg6 55. Qd6+ Qf6 56. Qxb4 Qf4+ 57. Qxf4 gxf4 58. Kg1 Kf5 59. Kf1 Ke4 60. Ke2 f3+ 61. gxf3+ Kf4 62. Kf2 f6  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, L. (2802) – Carlsen, M. (2826) [D12]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (5), 2011-12-08
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 h6 7. Qb3 Ra7 8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Bd2 e6 10. Ne5 Be7 11. Rc1 O-O 12. O-O Nfd7 13. Nxd7 Nxd7 14. a4 Nb8 15. e4 dxe4 16. d5 Nd7 17. Be3 Bc5 18. Nxe4 Bxe3 19. Qxe3 Qb6 20. Ng3 Qxe3 21. fxe3 Bg6 22. dxe6 fxe6 23. Rfd1 Nf6 24. Rd6 Bf7 25. Bf3 a5 26. Rb6 Be8 27. Rxe6 Bxa4 28. Re7 Re8 29. Nf5 Rxe7 30. Nxe7+ Kf8 31. Nc8 Ra6 32. Bxb7 Re6 33. e4 Bd7 34. Rc5 Nxe4 35. Rxa5 Bxc8 36. Bxc8 Rc6 37. Rf5+ Nf6 38. Bb7 Rb6 39. Bf3 Rxb2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, V. (2800) – Adams, Mi (2734) [E00]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (5), 2011-12-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8. O-O dxc4 9. Na3 e5 10. Nxc4 e4 11. Nfe5 Nb6 12. Ne3 a5 13. Rac1 c6 14. b3 Re8 15. Rfd1 Be6 16. Rc5 a4 17. b4 a3 18. Ra5 Qd6 19. Rc1 Nbd5 20. Nxd5 Bxd5 21. Nc4 Qe7 22. e3 h5 23. Rxa8 Rxa8 24. Nb6 Rd8 25. Nxd5 Nxd5 26. Rc5 h4 27. Bf1 g6 28. b5 cxb5 29. Rxb5 Qc7 30. Qa5 b6 31. Qxa3 Rd6 32. Qb3 Nf6 33. Rb4 Kg7 34. Rc4 Rc6 35. Rxc6 Qxc6 36. gxh4 Ng4 37. h3 Nh6 38. Qb5 Qf6 39. Qe5 Nf5 40. Bg2 Nd6 41. a4 Qxe5 42. dxe5 Nc4 43. Bxe4 Nxe5 44. Kg2 Kh6 45. Kg3 f6 46. Bc2 Nc4 47. Bd3 Nd6 48. Kg4 Nf7 49. Be2 Nd6 50. Kf4 Nb7 51. h5 gxh5 52. Kf5 Nc5 53. Kxf6 Ne4+ 54. Kf5 Nxf2 55. h4  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hi (2758) – Howell, D. (2633) [A22]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (5), 2011-12-08
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Bxc3 5. bxc3 Nc6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. d3 e4 9. Nd4 exd3 10. exd3 Nxd4 11. cxd4 d5 12. Be3 h6 13. h3 b6 14. Rc1 Qd7 15. Bf4 Bb7 16. Be5 Nh7 17. c5 Rac8 18. h4 Nf8 19. Kh2 bxc5 20. Bh3 Ne6 21. Rxc5 f6 22. Bf4 Qd8 23. Ra5 c5 24. Rxa7 Qb6 25. Ra4 Nxd4 26. Qh5 Qc6 27. Rb1 Ra8 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29. Bg2 Ne6 30. Rxb7 Qxb7 31. Bxd5 Qc8 32. Bxh6 Ra6 33. Be3 Rd6 34. Bxc5 Rxd5 35. Qxd5 Kf7 36. Be3 Qa6 37. Qc4 Qa8 38. d4  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, V. (2811) – Kramnik, V. (2800) [D37]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (6), 2011-12-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 dxc4 8. O-O c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. Bxc4 Qxd1 11. Rfxd1 b6 12. Nd4 Bb7 13. f3 Rfc8 14. Rac1 a6 15. a3 Nh5 16. Be5 Nf6 17. Bg3 Kf8 18. e4 Ke8 19. Bf1 g6 20. Bf2 e5 21. Nc2 Nb3 22. Rb1 b5 23. Ne3 Rd8 24. a4 Nd2 25. axb5 Nxb1 26. Rxb1 Bc5 27. Nc4 Bxf2+ 28. Kxf2 axb5 29. Nxb5 Kf8 30. Nxe5 Bxe4 31. fxe4 Nxe4+ 32. Kg1 Nd2 33. Rc1 Ra2 34. Na3 Rxb2 35. Nac4 Nxc4 36. Nxc4 Rc8 37. Ra1 Rc2 38. Ne5 Rc1 39. Rxc1 Rxc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

McShane, L. (2671) – Nakamura, Hi (2758) [B40]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (6), 2011-12-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 Nf6 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Bg5 Be6 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. Rb1 d4 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Ne4 Qe7 14. Nxc5 Qxc5 15. b4 Qb5 16. a4 Qxa4 17. b5 Ne7 18. Nxd4 Rfd8 19. c3 Qxd1 20. Rfxd1 Bd5 21. Bf1 a5 22. bxa6 bxa6 23. Re1 Kf8 24. c4 Nc6 25. Nb3 Be6 26. Bg2 Rac8 27. Nc5 Bf5 28. Nb7 Bxb1 29. Nxd8 Nxd8 30. Rxb1 Rxc4 31. Ra1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Mi (2734) – Aronian, L. (2802) [C67]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (6), 2011-12-09
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. c3 d5 13. Bf4 Bg5 14. Qf3 Bxf4 15. Qxf4 Qd6 16. Qxd6 Nxd6 17. Nd2 a5 18. a4 Bf5 19. f3 f6 20. Kf2 Kf7 21. h4 h5 22. Be2 Bg6 23. Nf1 Nf5 24. Ne3 c6 25. g3 Nxe3 26. Kxe3 Bf5 27. Kd2 Ke7 28. Bd3 Bxd3 29. Kxd3 Kd6 30. Ke3 Re8+ 31. Kd3 Ra8 32. Ke3 Re8+ 33. Kd3 Ra8 34. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Howell, D. (2633) – Short, N. (2698) [B22]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (6), 2011-12-09
1. e4 c5 2. c3 e6 3. d4 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. O-O Nge7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nb3 Bb6 11. Re1 Bg4 12. Be3 Re8 13. h3 Bh5 14. Bxb6 Qxb6 15. Bxc6 Bxf3 16. Qxf3 bxc6 17. Re2 Ng6 18. Rae1 Rxe2 19. Rxe2 Rd8 20. Nd4 c5 21. Nf5 d4 22. Qe4 h6 23. cxd4 cxd4 24. Rd2 Qa5 25. Rxd4 Rxd4 26. Nxd4 Qxa2 27. b3 Nf8 28. g3 g6 29. Kg2 a5 30. Qc6 Qd2 31. Qa4 Qd3 32. Nf3 Qd5 33. b4 axb4 34. Qxb4 Ne6 35. Qd2 Qxd2 36. Nxd2 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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The database was updated and 1196 new games were added.

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London Chess Classic 2011: Round 4

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

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2826 8
2 McShane, Luke J ENG 2671 8
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 7
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2800 5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2802 4
6 Short, Nigel D ENG 2698 3
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2811 2
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2734 2
9 Howell, David W L ENG 2633 2

Carlsen, Magnus (2826) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) [C50]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (3), 2011-12-05
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d6 6. Bb3 a6 7. Nbd2 Ba7 8. Nf1 h6 9. Ng3 O-O 10. O-O Be6 11. h3 Qd7 12. Be3 Ne7 13. Nh4 Ng6 14. Nhf5 Ne7 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Bxa7 Rxa7 17. f4 c5 18. Bc2 b5 19. Qd2 Rb7 20. a3 a5 21. Rf2 b4 22. axb4 axb4 23. Raf1 bxc3 24. bxc3 exf4 25. Rxf4 Nh7 26. d4 cxd4 27. cxd4 Qg5 28. Kh2 Nf6 29. Bd1 Rfb8 30. h4 Qg6 31. Rxf6 gxf6 32. Qf4 Rb2 33. Bh5 Qg7 34. Bf3 Ra8 35. d5 Bc8 36. Nh5 Qf8 37. Nxf6+ Kh8 38. Rc1 Kg7 39. e5 dxe5 40. Nh5+ Kh7 41. Be4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2811) – Howell, David W L (2633) [D16]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (3), 2011-12-05
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 Be7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 Nd5 12. Qe4 Nf6 13. Qh4 Nb4 14. Bg5 b6 15. Bd3 Nxd3 16. Rxd3 Ba6 17. Rd2 Bb7 18. d5 Bxd5 19. Nxd5 exd5 20. Nd4 Qd7 21. Rd3 Rfe8 22. Rh3 h5 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Qxh5 g6 25. Qh7+ Kf8 26. Qh6+ Kg8 27. Qd2 Re4 28. Rd3 Rae8 29. b3 Bxd4 30. Rxd4 Re2 31. Qd1 Qf5 32. Qf1 R8e4 33. Rad1 Qe6 34. Rxe4 Qxe4 35. g3 Kg7 36. h4 a5 37. Rd4 Qe6 38. Qg2 Re1+ 39. Kh2 Re4 40. Rxe4 dxe4 41. Qh1 Qxb3 42. Qxe4 Qb2 43. Kg2 b5 44. h5 bxa4 45. Qxa4 Qb7+ 46. Kg1 Qb1+ 47. Kg2 Qb7+ 48. Kg1 Qd5 49. Qa1+ Kh7 50. hxg6+ Kxg6 51. Qa4 Kf5 52. Kh2 Ke6 53. Qe8+ Kd6 54. Qd8+ Kc6 55. Qa8+ Kd6 56. Qd8+ Ke5 57. Qg5+ Ke6 58. Qe3+ Qe5 59. Qb6+ Ke7 60. Qb7+ Kf6 61. Qc6+ Kg7 62. Qc4 Qh5+ 63. Kg2 Qe5 64. Kh2 Qh5+ 65. Kg2 Qe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2734) – McShane, Luke J (2671) [C65]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (3), 2011-12-05
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 Bb6 8. Nc4 Ne7 9. Ba4 Ng6 10. h3 Be6 11. Bc2 h6 12. a4 c5 13. Nxb6 axb6 14. d4 Qc8 15. Re1 b5 16. Bd2 bxa4 17. Rxa4 Rxa4 18. Bxa4 Bxh3 19. Nh2 Bd7 20. Bb3 Be6 21. d5 Bd7 22. Nf1 b5 23. Qf3 Nh7 24. Ng3 Ne7 25. Qh5 f5 26. f4 Nf6 27. Qe2 c4 28. Bc2 fxe4 29. fxe5 dxe5 30. d6 Qc5+ 31. Be3 Qxd6 32. Nxe4 Nxe4 33. Bxe4 Bf5 34. Rd1 Qg6 35. Bxf5 Rxf5 36. Rd7 Rf7 37. Bf2 Qb1+ 38. Be1 Ng6 39. Rd6 Kh7 40. Kh2 Qf5 41. Bg3 Nf4 42. Qf3 Qc2 43. Re6 Rf5 44. Bxf4 Rxf4 45. Qh5 Rf2 46. Qg4 Qd3 47. Rxe5 Rxb2 48. Qf4 Qg6 49. Qf3 Rd2 50. Rxb5 Qd6+ 51. Kg1 Rd1+ 52. Kf2 Qd2+ 53. Kg3 Qe1+ 54. Kg4 Rd6 55. g3 Rf6 56. Rf5 Qe6 57. Qd5 h5+ 58. Kg5 Rxf5+ 59. Qxf5+ Qxf5+ 60. Kxf5 Kh6 61. Kf4 Kg6  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2802) – Short, Nigel D (2698) [E15]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (3), 2011-12-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 Ba6 7. b3 O-O 8. Bg2 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. O-O Qd6 11. Nc3 Nc6 12. Rac1 Rfe8 13. Qf4 Rad8 14. Rfe1 g6 15. a3 Kg7 16. Bf1 Na5 17. Qxd6 Rxd6 18. Nd2 Ne4 19. Ncxe4 dxe4 20. b4 Nc6 21. e3 Bxf1 22. Kxf1 Re7 23. Nc4 Rd8 24. Re2 f6 25. Rec2 Nb8 26. a4 Na6 27. Nd2 c5 28. bxc5 bxc5 29. Nb3 cxd4 30. Nxd4 Nb4 31. Rc7 Rdd7 32. Rxd7 Rxd7 33. a5 Kf7 34. g4 Nd5 35. Rc8 Ke7 36. h4 Rb7 37. h5 f5 38. hxg6 hxg6 39. gxf5 gxf5 40. Nxf5+ Kd7 41. Rc5 Nb4 42. Ng3 Nc6 43. Nxe4 Rb1+ 44. Ke2 Ra1 45. f4 Rxa5 46. Rc2 Nb4 47. Rd2+ Ke7 48. Kf3 Rh5 49. Ng5 a5 50. e4 Rh1 51. e5 Rf1+ 52. Kg4 a4 53. e6 a3 54. Rd7+ Ke8 55. Ne4 Nd5 56. Rxd5 a2 57. Rd7 a1=Q 58. Nd6+ Kf8 59. e7+ Kg8 60. e8=Q#  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2811) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) [E97]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (4), 2011-12-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 Ne8 10. c5 f5 11. Nd2 Nf6 12. a4 g5 13. Nc4 h6 14. f3 f4 15. Ba3 Ng6 16. b5 dxc5 17. Bxc5 Rf7 18. a5 h5 19. b6 g4 20. Nb5 cxb6 21. axb6 g3 22. Kh1 Bf8 23. d6 a6 24. Nc7 Rb8 25. Na5 Kh8 26. Bc4 Rg7 27. Ne6 Bxe6 28. Bxe6 gxh2 29. Nc4 Qe8 30. Bd5 h4 31. Rf2 h3 32. gxh3 Rc8 33. Ra5 Nh4 34. Kxh2 Nd7 35. Bb4 Rg3 36. Qf1 Qh5 37. Ra3 a5 38. Be1 Rxc4 39. Bxc4 Bxd6 40. Rxa5 Bc5 41. Be2 Bxb6 42. Rb5 Bd4 43. Bd1 Bxf2 44. Bxf2 Nxf3+ 45. Bxf3 Qxf3 46. Rb1 Rg6 47. Rxb7 Nf6 48. Rb8+ Kh7 49. Rb7+ Kh6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2826) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2800) [E21]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (4), 2011-12-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 c5 5. g3 cxd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. Bg2 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Qb3 Qb6 10. Bxd5 exd5 11. Be3 Bxc3+ 12. Qxc3 Qa6 13. Qd3 Qxd3 14. exd3 Bd7 15. Kd2 Nc6 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. Bd4 Rfe8 18. g4 Re6 19. Rae1 Bd7 20. Rxe6 Bxe6 21. g5 a6 22. h4 Re8 23. h5 Bg4 24. h6 gxh6 25. gxh6 Re6 26. Be3 Kf8 27. Kc3 Rg6 28. Kd4 Bd7 29. Re1 Bc6 30. Kc5 Ke8 31. f4 Bd7 32. Bd4+ Re6 33. Rxe6+ Bxe6 34. Kb6 Bf5 35. Kxb7 Bxd3 36. Kc6 Ke7 37. Kxd5 Bb1 38. a3 Ba2+ 39. Ke4 Bb3 40. Kf5 Be6+ 41. Ke5 f6+ 42. Ke4 Bb3 43. Bc5+ Ke6 44. Kd4 a5 45. a4 Bxa4 46. Bb6 Kf5 47. Bxa5 Kxf4 48. Bd2+ Kg4 49. b4 f5 50. Ke5 Bb5 51. Bf4 Bd3 52. Be3 Bb5 53. Bf4 Bd3 54. Be3 Bb5 55. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Howell, David W L (2633) – McShane, Luke J (2671) [C45]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (4), 2011-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bb4+ 5. c3 Bc5 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d6 8. O-O Ne7 9. Nd2 O-O 10. b4 Bb6 11. a4 a5 12. Nc4 axb4 13. Nxb6 cxb6 14. cxb4 c5 15. Bb2 Be6 16. Re1 f6 17. Qd2 Nc6 18. Bc3 Qc7 19. b5 Na5 20. Bc2 Rfd8 21. Rab1 Kh8 22. Qf4 Ba2 23. Rb2 Bg8 24. Rbb1 Qf7 25. h3 h6 26. Re3 Bh7 27. Rd1 Qe7 28. Bxa5 Rxa5 29. Red3 Qxe4 30. Rxd6 Qxf4 31. Rxd8+ Bg8 32. Bg6 Qc4 33. g3 Rxa4 34. Re1 f5 35. Re7 f4 36. gxf4 Qxf4 37. Bf7 Qg5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2734) – Short, Nigel D (2698) [C03]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (4), 2011-12-06
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 h6 4. Bd3 c5 5. dxc5 Bxc5 6. Ngf3 Nc6 7. O-O Nge7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. Nb3 Bb6 10. c3 dxe4 11. Qxe4 Ng6 12. Bc4 Kh8 13. Qc2 Nce5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Be2 Qh4 16. g3 Qh3 17. Be3 Bxe3 18. fxe3 Ng4 19. Bxg4 Qxg4 20. Rad1 f6 21. Nd4 e5 22. Nf5 Be6 23. e4 Rfd8 24. Ne3 Qg6 25. Kg2 b5 26. b3 a5 27. c4 bxc4 28. bxc4 Qh5 29. h4 Bd7 30. Rf2 Bc6 31. Nd5 Rab8 32. Qe2 Qg6 33. Qf3 Rd7 34. Kh2 Rdb7 35. Rdd2 a4 36. Qe3 Bd7 37. Qf3 Bg4 38. Qe3 Be6 39. Qf3 Rb1 40. Ne3 Rc1 41. Rd6 Qf7 42. Rfd2 Rbb1 43. g4 Kh7 44. h5 Rc3 45. Kg2 Rxe3 46. Qxe3 Bxg4 47. Rb6 Ra1 48. Qc3 Re1 49. Rf2 Rxe4 50. c5 Bxh5 51. Rb4 Bg6 52. Kh2 Qe6 53. Rg2 Bf5 54. Rb7 Bg4 55. Rf2 f5 56. Rb4 Rxb4 57. Qxb4 e4 58. Qd4 e3 59. Rf1 Qxa2+ 60. Kg3 Qe2 61. Qf4 Qd2 62. Qe5 e2 63. Rg1 h5 64. c6 f4+ 65. Kh4 Qd8+ 66. Qg5 Qxg5+ 67. Kxg5 f3 68. c7 f2 69. Rxg4 f1=Q 70. c8=Q Qf6+ 71. Kxh5 Qh6#  0 – 1 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2011: Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 5, 2011 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 4
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2826 4
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2800 4
4 McShane, Luke J ENG 2671 2
5 Adams, Michael ENG 2734 2
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2811 1
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2802 1
8 Howell, David W L ENG 2633 1
9 Short, Nigel D ENG 2698 0

Adams, Michael (2734) – Anand, Viswanathan (2811) [B92]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (1), 2011-12-03
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. Qd2 Nbd7 11. a4 Nb6 12. a5 Nc4 13. Bxc4 Bxc4 14. Rfd1 Rc8 15. Bb6 Qe8 16. Nc1 d5 17. Nxd5 Nxe4 18. Nxe7+ Qxe7 19. Qe1 f5 20. b3 Bf7 21. c4 Rfe8 22. f3 Nc5 23. Qe3 Nd7 24. Nd3 Nxb6 25. axb6 e4 26. fxe4 fxe4 27. Nf4 Rc6 28. Nd5 Bxd5 29. Rxd5 Qe6 30. Rad1 Rxb6 31. Rd8 Rc6 32. R1d4 Rc8 33. Rxc8 Qxc8 34. Rxe4 Rxe4 35. Qxe4 Qd7 36. Kf2 h6 37. Ke3 a5 38. h3 b6 39. Qe5 Qc6 40. Qe4 Qc5+ 41. Kd3 Qg1 42. Qe8+ Kh7 43. Qe4+ Kg8 44. Qf3 Qc5 45. g4 Qd6+ 46. Ke3 Qe5+ 47. Kd3 Qd6+ 48. Ke3 Qe5+ 49. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2826) – Howell, David W L (2633) [C65]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (1), 2011-12-03
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Bf8 9. Nbd2 d6 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Bd7 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Bd3 Be7 14. f4 Qb8 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. e5 dxe5 17. Ne4 Qxb2 18. f5 Red8 19. Bc4 Be8 20. Qh5 Rd6 21. Rab1 Qc2 22. Qg4 Kf8 23. h3 Rad8 24. Kh2 Qa4 25. Rb4 Qa3 26. Rb7 R6d7 27. Qf3 Qa4 28. Qe2 Re7 29. Nxf6 gxf6 30. Qe3 Red7 31. Qc5+ Rd6 32. Rxc7 Qc2 33. Rc8 Rd7 34. Be6 Ke7 35. Bxd7 Bxd7 36. Rh8 Qd3 37. Rf3 Qd5 38. Qxa7 e4 39. Qb8 Qe5+ 40. Rg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2800) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) [E04]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (1), 2011-12-03
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 dxc4 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Qa4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Nd5 8. Bxb4 Nxb4 9. O-O Rb8 10. Na3 O-O 11. Qb5 b6 12. Qxc4 Ba6 13. Nb5 Qd5 14. Qxd5 Nxd5 15. a4 Na5 16. Ne5 Rbd8 17. Nxa7 Nb4 18. Rac1 Rxd4 19. Nb5 Bxb5 20. axb5 f6 21. e3 Rdd8 22. Nf3 Rf7 23. Bh3 Re7 24. Rc3 Kf7 25. Ra1 Rd3 26. Bf1 Rxc3 27. bxc3 Nd5 28. c4 Nc3 29. c5 Rd7 30. Nd4 Ne4 31. cxb6 cxb6 32. Rc1 Nc5 33. f4 Ke7 34. Nc6+ Nxc6 35. bxc6 Ra7 36. Rd1 Rc7 37. Bg2 e5 38. fxe5 fxe5 39. Rb1 e4 40. Rxb6 Kd6 41. Rb4 Kd5 42. Rd4+ Ke5 43. Rc4 Kd5 44. Rd4+ Ke5 45. Rc4 Kd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2802) – McShane, Luke J (2671) [D15]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (1), 2011-12-03
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 a6 5. Qb3 e6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2 h6 9. Bh4 dxc4 10. Qxc4 b5 11. Qd3 Nbd7 12. a4 b4 13. Bxf6 Nxf6 14. Ne4 c5 15. Nxc5 Bxc5 16. dxc5 Bb7 17. Rc1 Rc8 18. Nd4 Bxg2 19. Rg1 Bd5 20. f3 Qc7 21. Rg3 Rfd8 22. Qxa6 Ra8 23. Qb6 Qe5 24. Kf2 Nh5 25. c6 Nxg3 26. hxg3 Qh5 27. Kg2 e5 28. e4 exd4 29. exd5 Re8 30. Qb5 Ra5 31. c7 Rxb5 32. Bxb5 Qg5 33. c8=Q Rxc8 34. Rxc8+ Kh7 35. d6 Qd2+ 36. Kh3 Qd1 37. d7 f5 38. Kg2 Qd2+ 39. Kg1 Qe1+ 40. Kg2 Qd2+ 41. Kg1 Qe1+ 42. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2671) – Carlsen, Magnus (2826) [C78]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (2), 2011-12-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. a4 Rb8 9. d4 Bb6 10. axb5 axb5 11. Qd3 O-O 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. Qxb5 Na7 15. Qa4 Qg6 16. Re1 Bh3 17. g3 Qf6 18. Nbd2 Rbd8 19. Qc4 g5 20. Qd3 Bg4 21. Nc4 Nc6 22. Re3 Kg7 23. Kg2 h5 24. Nxb6 cxb6 25. h3 Bd7 26. Ba4 Ra8 27. Bxc6 Bxc6 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29. Qc4 Rc8 30. Qa6 Rb8 31. d5 Bd7 32. h4 g4 33. Nd2 Qd8 34. Qa3 Qc7 35. Re1 b5 36. Ra1 b4 37. cxb4 Bb5 38. Qe3 f6 39. Qc3 Qb7 40. b3 Kg6 41. Rc1 Qb6 42. Kg1 Be2 43. Qc6 Qd8 44. Nc4 Rxb4 45. Nxd6 Rb6 46. Qc2 Qxd6 47. Qxe2 Rxb3 48. Rd1 Rb4 49. Qc2 Rb8 50. Qc3 Ra8 51. Qc6 Rd8 52. Rb1 Qd7 53. Kg2 Qd6 54. Rb3 Qd7 55. Rb1 Qd6 56. Rb3 Qd7 57. Qa6 Qc8 58. Qd3 Qc5 59. Rc3 Qb4 60. Rc4 Qe1 61. Qc3 Qxc3 62. Rxc3 Ra8 63. Rd3 Kf7 64. f3 Ra2+ 65. Kf1 Ra1+ 66. Kf2 Ra2+ 67. Kf1 Ra1+ 68. Ke2 Ra2+ 69. Rd2 gxf3+ 70. Ke1 Ra4 71. d6 Rxe4+ 72. Kf2 Ke8 73. Kxf3 Ra4 74. d7+ Kd8 75. Rd6 f5 76. Re6 Ra3+ 77. Kf2 e4 78. Rd6 Rf3+ 79. Kg2 f4 80. gxf4 Rxf4 81. Kg3 Rf3+ 82. Kg2 Rf4 83. Kg3 Rf3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) – Aronian, Levon (2802) [D31]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (2), 2011-12-04
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Nge2 Nd7 8. Ng3 Bg6 9. Be2 Nb6 10. Be5 Nf6 11. h4 h6 12. h5 Bh7 13. Bd3 O-O 14. Bxh7+ Kxh7 15. Qc2+ Kh8 16. Nf5 Nc4 17. b3 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Ng4 19. f4 Qd7 20. O-O-O f6 21. e4 fxe5 22. Qe2 Nf6 23. Nh4 exf4 24. Ng6+ Kg8 25. Nxf8 Bxf8 26. exd5 cxd5 27. Qd3 Rd8 28. Kb1 Bc5 29. Rhf1 Be3 30. g3 d4 31. gxf4 Qe7 32. Rde1 Rd7 33. Nd1 Nd5 34. Nxe3 dxe3 35. Rc1 Rd8 36. Qf5 Qe8 37. Rfe1 b6 38. a3 Kh8 39. Kb2 a5 40. Rc4 Nf6 41. Qe5 Qf8 42. Qxe3 b5 43. Rd4 b4 44. a4 Rxd4 45. Qxd4 Nxh5 46. Re5 Nxf4 47. Rxa5 Ne6 48. Qd2 g5 49. Ra6 Qf6+ 50. Ka2 Qe5 51. Qb2 Qxb2+ 52. Kxb2 Nf4 53. Rxh6+ Kg7 54. Rd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Howell, David W L (2633) – Adams, Michael (2734) [C88]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (2), 2011-12-04
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 d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nxe5 Nd4 12. Bd2 c5 13. Nc3 Nxb3 14. axb3 Nb4 15. Ne4 Qd5 16. Nf3 Rfe8 17. Bxb4 cxb4 18. c4 bxc3 19. bxc3 a5 20. d4 Bf8 21. Ned2 Rxe1+ 22. Qxe1 a4 23. bxa4 bxa4 24. c4 Qa5 25. Qe3 a3 26. Ra2 Qa4 27. Qd3 h6 28. Nf1 Bxf3 29. gxf3 Rd8 30. Kg2 Bc5 31. d5 Rb8 32. Nd2 Qd1 33. Qf1 Qa4 34. Qd3 Qd1 35. Qf1 Qa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Short, Nigel D (2698) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2800) [C48]
3rd London Chess Classic London ENG (2), 2011-12-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nd4 5. Nxd4 exd4 6. e5 dxc3 7. exf6 Qxf6 8. dxc3 Bc5 9. Qe2+ Qe6 10. O-O O-O 11. Qf3 d6 12. Bg5 Qf5 13. Be7 Qxf3 14. gxf3 a6 15. Ba4 b5 16. b4 Re8 17. Rfe1 Bb6 18. Bb3 Bb7 19. Kg2 d5 20. Re5 c6 21. Rae1 Bc7 22. R5e2 Bc8 23. a4 Bd7 24. Bh4 Rxe2 25. Rxe2 Re8 26. Rxe8+ Bxe8 27. Bg3 Bd8 28. Be5 f6 29. Bb8 Bg6 30. axb5 axb5 31. Kf1 Kf7 32. Ke2 Ke6 33. Ke3 Bb6+ 34. Ke2 Bh5 35. Ba2 g5 36. Bb3 f5 37. Ba2 f4 38. Bb3 Kf5 39. Bd6 g4 40. Kf1 g3 41. fxg3 fxg3 42. Bxg3 Bxf3 43. Ba2 Be3  0 – 1 (view game)

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