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January 2012

Levon Aronian wins the 74th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2012

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 30, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 9
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 8
3 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2773 8
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2736 8
5 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2766 7.5
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2759 7.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2736) – Giri, Anish (2714) [D11]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2012-01-27
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. c5 g6 7. Ne5 Bg7 8. f4 a5 9. Be2 Qc7 10. O-O h5 11. h3 Bf5 12. Bd2 Nbd7 13. Bf3 h4 14. Qe1 Ne4 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Be2 f6 17. Bxa5 Rxa5 18. Nxc6 Ra8 19. Bxb5 Be6 20. a4 f5 21. Qd2 Bf6 22. d5 Bf7 23. Rac1 Kf8 24. b4 Qc8 25. d6 exd6 26. cxd6 Qe8 27. Ne7 Be6 28. Rc7 Rh7 29. Nd5 Bd8 30. Rb7 Rc8 31. a5 Kg7 32. a6 Kh6 33. a7 Qf8 34. Ne7 Nb6 35. Qf2 Rf7 36. Qxh4+ Kg7 37. Qg5 Bd5 38. Qxg6+ Kh8 39. Qh5+ Kg7 40. Nxf5+ Kg8 41. Ne7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2805) – Navara, David (2712) [A15]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2012-01-27
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. e4 Bg4 8. Bb5+ c6 9. Ng5 O-O 10. Be2 Bxe2 11. Nxe2 Na6 12. Be3 Qd6 13. O-O Qb4 14. Qxb4 Nxb4 15. Rfc1 e5 16. Nf3 exd4 17. Bxd4 Rfe8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Ng3 Rad8 20. Ne1 Rd2 21. a3 Nd3 22. Nxd3 Rxd3 23. Rab1 Re5 24. Rd1 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 Rb5 26. b4 Nc4 27. Rd3 a5 28. bxa5 Rxa5 29. f4 Rxa3 30. Rd7 b5 31. e5 b4 32. e6 b3 33. Rxf7+ Kh6 34. Rb7 b2 35. Kf2 Ra7 36. Rb8 Ra8 37. Rb7 Ra2 38. Ne2 Nd6 39. e7 Nxb7 40. e8=Q b1=Q 41. Qf8+ Kh5 42. Qe7 Qb6+ 43. Kf3 Qb3+ 44. Kf2 Rxe2+ 45. Qxe2+ Kh6 46. g4 Nd8 47. Qe7 Ne6 48. Qh4+ Kg7 49. Qe7+ Kg8 50. Qe8+ Nf8 51. Qxc6 Qe6 52. Qf3 Nd7 53. h3 Kf7 54. Qc3 Qd5 55. Kg3 Nc5 56. Kh4 h6 57. Qh8 g5+ 58. fxg5 hxg5+ 59. Kh5 Qe4 60. Kxg5 Ne6+  0 – 1 (view game)

Gashimov, Vugar (2761) – Radjabov, Teimour (2773) [B45]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2012-01-27
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Nd5 8. Ne4 Qc7 9. f4 Qa5+ 10. c3 Be7 11. Bd3 f5 12. Nf2 O-O 13. O-O Qc7 14. Be2 d6 15. c4 Nb6 16. c5 dxc5 17. b3 a5 18. Bc4 a4 19. Be3 Nd5 20. Qe2 Qb6 21. Bd2 Ba6 22. Nd3 Bb5 23. Kh1 Qa6 24. Rac1 axb3 25. axb3 Bxc4 26. bxc4 Nb4 27. Be3 Rfd8 28. Ne1 Qa2 29. Qxa2 Rxa2 30. Rf2 Ra3 31. Re2 Kf7 32. Kg1 h6 33. Kf1 g5 34. g3 Rd7 35. Rd2 Rda7 36. Bf2 Rb3 37. Kg2 Ke8 38. Kf1 Raa3 39. Rcd1 gxf4 40. gxf4 Rc3 41. Bxc5 Bxc5 42. Rd8+ Kf7 43. R1d7+ Kg6 44. Rg8+ Kh5 45. Rh7 Rf3+ 46. Nxf3 Rxf3+ 47. Kg2 Rxf4 48. Rgh8 Rg4+ 49. Kh3 Nd3 50. Rxh6+ Kg5 51. Rg8+ Kxh6 52. Rh8+ Kg5 53. Rh5+ Kf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2692) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [A28]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2012-01-27
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e3 Be7 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O Be6 9. a3 a5 10. Qc2 f5 11. Na4 Qd6 12. Rd1 Rad8 13. d4 e4 14. Nd2 Bf7 15. Nc3 Qh6 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bc4 Kh8 18. Bxd5 Rxd5 19. Nf1 Rd6 20. b4 axb4 21. axb4 Rd7 22. Bd2 Bd6 23. b5 Ne7 24. Ra7 b6 25. Rda1 Qe6 26. Ra8 Rdd8 27. Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Ng3 Bxg3 29. hxg3 Nd5 30. Ra7 h6 31. Qa2 Qe8 32. Qc4 Qh5 33. Ra1 Kh7 34. Bb4 Qg6 35. Be1 h5 36. Rc1 h4 37. gxh4 f4 38. Qe2 f3 39. Qf1 Qg4 40. g3 g5 41. Kh2 gxh4 42. Qh3 Qxh3+ 43. Kxh3 hxg3 44. Kxg3 Rg8+ 45. Kh2 Rg2+ 46. Kh1 Rg6 47. Ra1 Rg8 48. Rc1 Kg6 49. Rc6+ Kf7 50. Rh6 Ra8 51. Rh7+ Kg6 52. Rh4 Nf6 53. Bb4 Kg5 54. Rf4 Ra1+ 55. Kh2 Ng4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2835) – Topalov, Veselin (2770) [B51]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2012-01-27
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Qe2 a6 6. Ba4 Qc7 7. O-O e5 8. d4 b5 9. Bc2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Be7 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Bb7 14. Rad1 Rac8 15. Bb3 Rfe8 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Bg3 Bf8 18. h3 Nb6 19. Nh4 Nc4 20. Nf5 Nxb2 21. Bh4 Nxd1 22. Bxf6 Nxc3 23. Qg4 Bxe4 24. Nxh6+ Kh7 25. Bxf7 Qxf7 26. Nxf7 gxf6 27. f4 Bg6 28. Qh4+ Kg7 29. fxe5 Ne4 30. Rxf6 Bc5+ 31. Kh2 Nxf6 32. Qxf6+ Kh7 33. Ng5+ Kh6 34. Ne6 Rxe6 35. Qxe6 Re8 36. Qf6 Be7 37. Qxa6 b4 38. Qc4 Bf8 39. g4 Kh7 40. e6 Bd6+ 41. Kg2 Be7 42. Qc7 Kg8 43. Kg3 Kf8 44. Qf4+ Kg7 45. Qd4+ Kg8 46. h4 Rd8 47. Qc4 Bd3 48. Qc6 Bb1 49. h5 Bxa2 50. Qe4 Kh8 51. h6 Bf6 52. e7 Re8 53. Qf4 Bg7 54. hxg7+ Kxg7 55. g5 Kg8 56. Qf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2766) – Gelfand, Boris (2739) [E10]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2012-01-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qb3 Nbd7 9. Rc1 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Na3 Bb7 12. Bb4 Bxb4 13. Qxb4 a6 14. e3 Rc8 15. Bf1 Rxc1 16. Rxc1 Qb8 17. Nb1 Rc8 18. Rxc8+ Qxc8 19. Nc3 Qf8 20. Qb3 h6 21. Ne1 Qc8 22. Nc2 Ne4 23. Nxe4 dxe4 24. Qc3 Qxc3 25. bxc3 b5 26. a4 bxa4 27. Be2 Kf8 28. Kf1 Ke7 29. Ke1 f5 30. Kd2 g5 31. c4 e5 32. Kc3 f4 33. h3 exd4+ 34. Nxd4 f3 35. Bf1 Nc5 36. Kb4 Nd3+ 37. Bxd3 exd3 38. Kc3 Be4 39. c5 Kd7 40. g4 Kc7 41. Kd2 a3 42. Nb3 Bd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2770) – Giri, Anish (2714) [C42]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (12), 2012-01-28
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. Kb1 Bf6 11. Bg5 Qe7 12. Bb5 a6 13. Bxc6+ bxc6 14. Qf4 Bxg5 15. Nxg5 O-O 16. Rde1 Qd7 17. f3 h6 18. Nxe6 fxe6 19. Qg4 Rf5 20. Re2 e5 21. Rd1 Qf7 22. Qb4 Qd7 23. Qa4 Kh8 24. c4 Qe8 25. Rd3 Rf4 26. Qa5 Qe7 27. c5 Rf6 28. Qc3 Qe8 29. b3 Rb8 30. a4 Ra8 31. Re4 Qc8 32. Qd2 Qf8 33. Qa5 Qe7 34. Rde3 Qd7 35. Re1 Rf5 36. Qc3 Rd8 37. g3 Rf7 38. cxd6 cxd6 39. f4 exf4 40. gxf4 c5 41. Re6 Rxf4 42. Rxh6+ Kg8 43. Qd2 Rf7 44. Rg1 c4 45. Qg5 Rdf8 46. Qh5 Rf1+ 47. Kb2  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2739) – Aronian, Levon (2805) [D31]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (12), 2012-01-28
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. a3 Nbd7 7. Nb5 Ne8 8. Nf3 c6 9. Nc3 f5 10. h3 Nd6 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Bd3 Nf6 13. Ne5 Nfe4 14. O-O Nf7 15. Qc2 Bd6 16. Bh2 Nxe5 17. Bxe5 Bxe5 18. dxe5 a5 19. Na4 b5 20. Nc5 Qe7 21. Rac1 Qxe5 22. f4 Qd6 23. Bxe4 fxe4 24. Nb3 Bd7 25. Qc5 Qg6 26. Kh2 h5 27. Nd4 Rac8 28. b4 axb4 29. axb4 h4 30. Ne2 Rf6 31. Ra1 Rcf8 32. Qe7 R8f7 33. Qd8+ Kh7 34. Rg1 Qh6 35. Ra7 Rf8 36. Qc7 R6f7 37. Qe5 Re8 38. Qc3 g5 39. Rf1 Qd6 40. Kg1 Ref8 41. Qc5 Qh6 42. f5 Kg8 43. f6 g4 44. hxg4 h3 45. Nf4 hxg2 46. Kxg2 Qxf6 47. Kg3 Rh7 48. g5 Qxg5+ 49. Kf2 Rxf4+ 50. exf4 Rh2+ 51. Ke3 Qg3+ 52. Kd4 Qg7+ 53. Ke3 Rh3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2759) – Van Wely, Loek (2692) [B33]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (12), 2012-01-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c4 b4 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. b3 Bg5 14. g3 O-O 15. Bg2 a5 16. O-O Ne7 17. h4 Bh6 18. Nxe7+ Qxe7 19. Qd5 Qc7 20. Rad1 Rd8 21. Kh2 Bg4 22. Rde1 Bd7 23. Qd3 Qc5 24. Rd1 Bc6 25. Qe2 Ra8 26. Ne1 Qb6 27. Nd3 Qb7 28. Rfe1 g6 29. f3 Bg7 30. Nf2 h5 31. Rd3 Bh6 32. Red1 Qe7 33. Nh3 Rd7 34. Qf2 Rb8 35. Ng5 Bxg5 36. hxg5 Qxg5 37. Bh3 Rc7 38. Rxd6 Kg7 39. f4 exf4 40. gxf4 Qe7 41. e5 a4 42. e6 axb3 43. axb3 Be8 44. f5 g5 45. Qd4+ f6 46. Bg2 h4 47. c5 Rbc8 48. c6 Rxc6 49. Bxc6 Rxc6 50. Rxc6 Bxc6 51. Qb6 Be8 52. Rc1 Kh6 53. Rc7 Qf8 54. Qd4 g4 55. Qf4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Kamsky, Gata (2732) – Topalov, Veselin (2770) [A46]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2012-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 b5 5. c3 a5 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Bf4 Be7 8. Qc2 c5 9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. Ne5 O-O 11. a4 bxa4 12. Qxa4 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Nd7 14. h4 Qc7 15. e4 Nb6 16. Qc2 Rfd8 17. Rfc1 h6 18. Be3 Qd7 19. exd5 Nxd5 20. Nc4 a4 21. Re1 Qb5 22. Na3 Qa6 23. Rad1 Rab8 24. c4 Nxe3 25. Rxd8+ Rxd8 26. Rxe3 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 Qb7+ 28. Kg1 Qb4 29. Rc3 Qb8 30. Re3 Qb4 31. Rc3 Rd7 32. Nb5 Qa5 33. Qe2 Qd8 34. Ra3 Rd2 35. Qf3 Rd1+ 36. Kh2 Qd2 37. Rxa4 Qe1 38. Nc3 Qg1+ 39. Kh3 Re1 40. Ra7 Qf1+ 41. Qg2 Qxg2+ 42. Kxg2 Bf8 43. f4 g5 44. h5 gxf4 45. gxf4 Kg7 46. Rd7 Re3 47. Rb7 Re1 48. b3 Re3 49. Nd1 Re2+ 50. Nf2 Rc2 51. Kf3 Rc3+ 52. Ke2 Rg3 53. Ne4 Rh3 54. Nf6 Rh1 55. Rd7 Rh2+ 56. Kd3 Rh3+ 57. Kc2 Rh4 58. Ne8+ Kg8 59. f5 Rh2+ 60. Rd2 Rxd2+ 61. Kxd2 exf5 62. Nf6+ Kg7 63. Ke3 Be7 64. Nd7 Bg5+ 65. Kf3 Bd2 66. Nxc5 f6 67. e6 Kf8 68. Nd3 Ke7 69. Nf4 Kd6 70. c5+ Kc6 71. Nd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2736) – Gelfand, Boris (2739) [C42]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2012-01-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nd7 9. O-O-O Ne5 10. h4 c6 11. Bg5 f6 12. Bf4 Qa5 13. a3 Bg4 14. Be2 d5 15. Nxe5 fxe5 16. Bxe5 Rxf2 17. Rde1 Bxe2 18. Rxe2 Rf7 19. g3 Raf8 20. Rhe1 Qd8 21. Qd4 b5 22. Kb1 Qd7 23. h5 Bg5 24. a4 Re8 25. axb5 cxb5 26. Qd3 Rfe7 27. Bd4 Rxe2 28. Rxe2 Rxe2 29. Qxe2 Bf6 30. Qf2 Bxd4 31. Qxd4 h6 32. b3 Qf7 33. Qe5 a6 34. Kb2 Kh7 35. Qd6 Qxh5 36. Qxa6 Qe8 37. Qb7 Qe5 38. Qxb5 h5 39. Qd3+ Kh6 40. b4 g5 41. b5 h4 42. gxh4 gxh4 43. b6 Qb8 44. Qa6 Qd6 45. Qb5 d4 46. b7 dxc3+ 47. Ka2 Qe6+ 48. Ka1  1 – 0 (view game)

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74th Tata Steel 2012: Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 26, 2012 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 7.5
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2766 6.5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 6
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2773 6
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2736 5.5
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2759 5.5

Giri,A (2714) – Gashimov,V (2761) [B94]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (8), 2012-01-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. Qd2 e6 9. O-O-O b5 10. Bd5 b4 11. Bxa8 bxc3 12. bxc3 Qxa2 13. Qe2 Be7 14. Kd2 Nxe4+ 15. Qxe4 Bxg5+ 16. f4 d5 17. Ra1 Qxa1 18. Rxa1 dxe4 19. fxg5 h6 20. g6 f5 21. Nxe6 Ke7 22. Nf4 Rd8 23. Bd5 Nb6 24. c4 Nxc4+ 25. Kc3 Ne3 26. Bf7 Rd6 27. Ra5 Bd7 28. Re5+ Kf6 29. Rc5 Kg5 30. g3 Nf1 31. h4+ Kg4 32. Rd5 Rxd5 33. Nxd5 Kxg3 34. Nf6 e3 35. Bc4 Bb5 36. Nh5+ Kf2 37. Nxg7 Bxc4 38. Kxc4 e2  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2766) – Giri,A (2714) [D31]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2012-01-24
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 c5 7. dxc5 Qa5 8. Nf3 Rd8 9. Qc2 Nc6 10. a3 h6 11. Be2 dxc4 12. Nd2 Qxc5 13. Nxc4 Qf5 14. Bf3 Nd4 15. Qxf5 Nxf3+ 16. gxf3 exf5 17. Rg1 Kf8 18. Nb5 Ne8 19. Ke2 g5 20. Be5 f6 21. Bc3 Bd7 22. Nd4 Rac8 23. Bb4 Bxb4 24. axb4 Ke7 25. Rgd1 f4 26. b3 fxe3 27. fxe3 Be6 28. Ra1 a6 29. Ra5 Bxc4+ 30. bxc4 Nd6 31. c5 Nc4 32. Ra2 Kf7 33. c6 Rc7 34. Ne6 Rxd1 35. Nxc7 Rb1 36. b5 Nd6 37. bxa6 bxa6 38. e4 f5 39. e5 Nb5 40. Nxb5 Rxb5 41. Kd3 Ke6 42. Rc2 Rb8 43. Kd4 h5 44. c7 Rc8 45. Rc6+ Kd7 46. Rh6 Rxc7 47. Rxh5 Rb7 48. Rh7+ Kc8 49. Rh8+ Kd7 50. Rh7+ Kc8 51. Rxb7 Kxb7 52. f4 gxf4 53. h4 a5 54. e6 Kc7 55. h5 a4 56. e7 Kd7 57. h6  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2835) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [A15]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2012-01-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. d4 e6 5. a3 d5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 h6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Bd3 c5 12. O-O Na6 13. Ne5 cxd4 14. exd4 Bxe5 15. dxe5 Nc5 16. Re1 Re8 17. f4 d4 18. Ne4 Bxe4 19. Bxe4 d3 20. Rc4 Rc8 21. Bf5 Qd5 22. Rc3 Rcd8 23. Qd2 Qd4+ 24. Kh1 a5 25. Rb1 a4 26. Rd1 Rd5 27. h4 g6 28. Bxd3 Red8 29. Qe1 Qxf4 30. e6 Nxe6 31. Bc2 b5 32. Rxd5 Rxd5 33. Re3 Nd4 34. Bd3 Kg7 35. Kg1 Qf6 36. Kh2 Rh5 37. Rh3 Ne6 38. Rf3 Rxh4+ 39. Kg1 Qd4+ 40. Qf2 Qxf2+ 41. Kxf2 b4 42. Re3 Rd4 43. Bb5 Kf6 44. Rf3+ Ke7 45. Rd3 bxa3 46. bxa3 Rf4+ 47. Ke3 f5 48. Rd7+ Kf6 49. Rd6 Re4+ 50. Kf2 Kg5 51. Be8 Nf4 52. Bb5 Re5 53. Bc4 Nh5 54. Ra6 Nf6 55. Rxa4 Ng4+ 56. Kf1 Kh4 57. Be2 Kg3 58. Bxg4 fxg4 59. Rb4 h5 60. a4 Kh2  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2805) – Caruana,F (2736) [A04]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2012-01-24
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 e4 7. Ne5 Bb4 8. Be2 Qa5 9. O-O Nxe5 10. dxe5 Qxe5 11. Bd2 Bc5 12. Nb5 O-O 13. b4 Be7 14. f4 Qe6 15. Be3 Bxb4 16. Nc7 Qc6 17. Nxa8 b6 18. Rb1 Bc5 19. Bxc5 bxc5 20. Rb8 Bb7 21. Rxf8+ Kxf8 22. Qb3 g6 23. Rb1 Bxa8 24. Qb8+ Kg7 25. Qxa7 e3 26. Bf3 d5 27. Re1 Qd6 28. Qxa8 d4 29. Qa3 Qxf4 30. Rf1 Qe5 31. Qd3 Qe8 32. g3 h5 33. Bg2 Qa4 34. a3 Qa5 35. Bf3 Qa6 36. Be2 Qa5 37. Qb1 Qd2 38. Qe1 Qa2 39. g4 hxg4 40. Qg3 Qxe2 41. Qe5 d3 42. Rxf6 Kh6 43. Rxf7 Qe1+ 44. Kg2 Qe2+ 45. Kg3 Qe1+ 46. Kxg4 Qg1+ 47. Kh3  1 – 0 (view game)

Navara,D (2712) – Ivanchuk,V (2766) [A70]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (10), 2012-01-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. h3 a6 9. a4 Nbd7 10. Bd3 Nh5 11. Bg5 Bf6 12. Be3 O-O 13. O-O Re8 14. a5 Rb8 15. Qc2 Ne5 16. Be2 Nxf3+ 17. Bxf3 Ng7 18. Bf4 b5 19. axb6 Rxb6 20. Ra2 Bd4 21. Ne2 Be5 22. Bxe5 Rxe5 23. Nf4 Bd7 24. Rfa1 Bb5 25. Be2 Qf6 26. Bxb5 Qxf4 27. Bd3 f5 28. g3 Qf3 29. exf5 Nxf5 30. Bxf5 Re2 31. Be6+ Kf8 32. Qxe2 Qxe2 33. b4 Qe4 34. Rxa6 Rxa6 35. Rxa6 c4 36. Rc6 c3 37. Rc8+ Kg7 38. Rc7+ Kf6 39. Kh2 Qd4 40. f4 g5 41. fxg5+ Ke5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2714) – Aronian,L (2805) [D37]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (10), 2012-01-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 dxc4 8. O-O Nb6 9. Qc2 Nh5 10. Be5 f6 11. Ng5 fxg5 12. Bxh5 Bd7 13. Bf3 Rxf3 14. gxf3 Bd6 15. Qe4 Bc6 16. Qg4 Qe7 17. Bxd6 cxd6 18. Ne4 h6 19. Qg3 d5 20. Nc3 Rf8 21. Ne2 Rf5 22. Kg2 Nd7 23. Rh1 Nf8 24. h4 Ng6 25. f4 Nxh4+ 26. Kf1 Qb4 27. Rb1 Be8 28. Nc3 Qe7 29. b4 Rf8 30. Rb2 Bg6 31. Ke1 Bd3 32. fxg5 Nf3+ 33. Kd1 hxg5 34. Qh3 Qf6 35. Kc1 Bg6 36. a4 Rd8 37. Ne2 e5 38. Qg4 exd4 39. exd4 Re8 40. Qd7 c3 41. Ra2 Ne1 42. Rxe1 Qf4+ 43. Kd1 Qe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2769) – Kamsky,G (2732) [C84]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (10), 2012-01-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 O-O 10. Nbd2 h6 11. Re1 Re8 12. Nh4 b4 13. Ng6 bxc3 14. bxc3 Na5 15. Ba2 Nh7 16. Qh5 Nf6 17. Qf3 c5 18. d4 Qc7 19. Qg3 Bd8 20. dxe5 dxe5 21. Nh4 c4 22. Nf5 Bxf5 23. exf5 Qc6 24. Ba3 Bc7 25. Qe3 Rad8 26. Ne4 Bb6 27. Nxf6+ Qxf6 28. Qe4 Rd2 29. Rf1 Red8 30. Kh1 Nb3 31. Bxb3 cxb3 32. f4 Qh4 33. Rab1 R8d3 34. Bc1 Rd1 35. Ba3 Rxb1 36. Rxb1 Re3 37. g3 Qh5 38. Qg2 exf4 39. gxf4 Re2 40. Qg3 Qxf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov,V (2770) – Caruana,F (2736) [B42]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (10), 2012-01-25
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. O-O e5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Nf5 g6 10. Ne3 Bc5 11. Nc3 d6 12. Ncd5 Qd8 13. Kh1 Nc6 14. Ng4 O-O 15. Ngf6+ Kg7 16. c3 Be6 17. f4 Bxd5 18. Nxd5 exf4 19. Rxf4 Qg5 20. Qf1 Ne5 21. Rd1 Rae8 22. Bc2 h5 23. Bb3 Ng4 24. g3 Rxe4 25. Rxe4 Nf2+ 26. Qxf2 Bxf2 27. Kg2 Bc5 28. h4 Qf5 29. Re2 Qg4 30. Rde1 g5 31. Re4 Qf5 32. R1e2 gxh4 33. Nf4 Qg5 34. Kh1 d5 35. Bxd5 hxg3 36. c4 Qh4+ 37. Kg2 Qh2+ 38. Kf3 Qh1+ 39. Kxg3 h4+  0 – 1 (view game)

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74th Tata Steel 2012: Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 21, 2012 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 5
3 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2773 4.5
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2736 4
5 Giri, Anish NED 2714 4
6 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2766 4
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2759 4

Aronian,L (2805) – Kamsky,G (2732) [A15]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2012-01-17
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. e4 O-O 8. Be3 Bg4 9. Rd1 e6 10. Be2 Nc6 11. Ng1 Bxe2 12. Ngxe2 Qe7 13. O-O Rfd8 14. e5 h6 15. a3 Na5 16. Qc2 c5 17. dxc5 Nbc4 18. Bc1 Nxe5 19. b4 Nac6 20. Ne4 a6 21. h3 f5 22. Nd6 Nf7 23. Nc4 e5 24. Rde1 Kh7 25. Bb2 Re8 26. Nd4 Nxd4 27. Bxd4 Rad8 28. Bb2 e4 29. Bxg7 Kxg7 30. f3 Qf6 31. fxe4 Qd4+ 32. Kh2 Rxe4 33. Rxe4 Qxe4 34. Qxe4 fxe4 35. Kg3 Rd4 36. Na5 g5 37. Kf2 Rd3 38. Re1 Rxa3 39. Rxe4 Kf6 40. Nxb7 Ne5 41. Rd4 Ke7 42. Nd6 Rb3 43. Nc8+ Kf7 44. Nd6+ Ke6 45. Nc4 Nd3+ 46. Kg1 Nf4 47. Rd6+ Ke7 48. Ne5 Rb2 49. Rxa6 Rxg2+ 50. Kf1 Rb2 51. Rxh6 Nd5 52. Rd6 Ne3+ 53. Ke1 Nc2+ 54. Kd1 Nxb4 55. Rb6 Kf8 56. Rb8+ Kg7 57. Nc4 Rb3 58. c6  1 – 0 (view game)

Navara,D (2712) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [C67]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2012-01-17
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. Bg5 Be6 12. Rfd1 Be7 13. b3 h4 14. Rd3 Rd8 15. Rxd8+ Bxd8 16. Rd1 Be7 17. Bf4 Rg8 18. Ng5 Bc8 19. Nce4 Rh8 20. c4 b6 21. Nf3 Rh5 22. Kf1 Bd8 23. Nfg5 Be7 24. Nf3 Bd8 25. Nfg5 Be7 26. Rd3 c5 27. Nf3 Bb7 28. Nc3 Bxf3 29. Rxf3 Nd4 30. Rd3 Ne6 31. Bh2 a6 32. f4 c6 33. Kf2 Nd4 34. Ke3 Rh6 35. Ne2 Rg6 36. Nxd4 cxd4+ 37. Kf3 c5 38. g4 hxg3 39. Bxg3 f5 40. exf6 Rxf6 41. b4 Rh6 42. Kg4 Re6 43. Kf3 g6 44. Bf2 Kd7 45. Ra3 cxb4 46. Rd3 Bf6 47. Bxd4 Rd6 48. Ke3 Bxd4+ 49. Rxd4 Rxd4 50. Kxd4 Kd6 51. Kd3 a5 52. a3 bxa3 53. Kc3 Kc5 54. h4 a2 55. Kb2 Kxc4 56. f5 gxf5 57. h5 f4 58. h6 f3 59. h7 f2 60. h8=Q a1=Q+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2759) – Navara,D (2712) [A22]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2012-01-19
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 Nb6 6. e3 c5 7. Nge2 Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 exf4 10. Nxf4 O-O 11. b3 Bf5 12. Bb2 Qd7 13. Ne4 Rad8 14. Rf2 Nb4 15. Qf1 Bxe4 16. Bxe4 N6d5 17. Nh5 g6 18. a3 Na6 19. Bxd5 Qxd5 20. Bf6 Qd6 21. Bxe7 Qxe7 22. Nf6+ Kg7 23. Qc4 Qe5 24. Raf1 h5 25. Nxh5+ Qxh5 26. Rxf7+ Rxf7 27. Rxf7+ Kh6 28. Qf4+ g5 29. Qf6+ Qg6 30. Qf1 Qh5 31. Rxb7 c4 32. Qf6+ Qg6 33. Qxd8 Qb1+ 34. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2769) – Gelfand,B (2739) [B90]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2012-01-19
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Bg7 10. h3 Ne5 11. f3 Nbc6 12. Bf2 Be6 13. Qd2 Rc8 14. O-O-O Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Qa5 16. Qf2 Rc6 17. g3 O-O 18. f4 Nd7 19. h4 g4 20. Nd5 Bxd5 21. exd5 Rc5 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Kb1 Rxd5 24. Rxd5 Qxd5 25. Bg2 Qc5 26. Qe2 Nf6 27. Qxe7 b5 28. Qb7 Re8 29. Rc1 Qf2 30. Bd5 Nxd5 31. Qxd5 Re1 32. Qxd6 Qxg3 33. Qd4+ Kg8 34. b3 Rxc1+ 35. Kxc1 Qxh4 36. Kd2 g3 37. Ke3 Qg4 38. Qd8+ Kg7 39. Qd4+ Kg8 40. Qd8+ Kh7 41. Qd3+ Qg6 42. Kf3 g2 43. Qxg6+ Kxg6 44. Kxg2 b4  0 – 1 (view game)

Gashimov,V (2761) – Ivanchuk,V (2766) [B07]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2012-01-19
1. e4 g6 2. d4 d6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. f4 O-O 7. Nf3 Nb6 8. Be2 Nc6 9. O-O f6 10. exf6 exf6 11. Bh4 d5 12. Ne1 Ne7 13. g4 Nc4 14. Bxc4 dxc4 15. Ng2 b5 16. Nxb5 Rb8 17. Nc3 Rxb2 18. Na4 Rb4 19. Nc5 c3 20. Qe2 Nc6 21. a3 Re8 22. Qxe8+ Qxe8 23. axb4 Bxg4 24. Bf2 Qd8 25. Nb3 Nxb4 26. Rxa7 Nxc2 27. Rc1 Qb8 28. Ra2 Nb4 29. Ra4 Nd5 30. Nc5 Bf8 31. Rca1 c2 32. Nd3 Qb5 33. Nc1 Bh3 34. Ra5 Qc4 35. R1a4 Qc3  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2714) – Kamsky,G (2732) [A04]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2012-01-20
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d6 5. Nc3 g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Bd7 8. O-O Bg7 9. Nc2 Rc8 10. Bd2 h5 11. h3 Be6 12. Ne3 Qd7 13. Kh2 Nd4 14. Ncd5 Bxd5 15. cxd5 Qb5 16. Re1 Qxb2 17. Qa4+ b5 18. Qa5 Ng4+ 19. hxg4 hxg4+ 20. Kg1 Nxe2+ 21. Kf1 Nc3 22. Bxc3 Qxc3 23. Qxb5+ Kf8 24. Rad1 f5 25. Qb1 Qb2 26. Qxb2 Bxb2 27. Rd3 Kf7 28. Rb1 Bf6 29. Ke2 Rc5 30. Ra3 Rh2 31. Rh1 Rxh1 32. Bxh1 Rc1 33. Bg2 Bd4 34. Rd3 Bc5 35. Rd1 Rc3 36. Rd3 Rc1 37. Rd1 Rc3 38. Rd2 Rc1 39. f3 gxf3+ 40. Bxf3 Kf6 41. g4 Kg5 42. gxf5 gxf5 43. Bg2 Kf4 44. Nf1 a5 45. Kd3 a4 46. Rc2 Rd1+ 47. Ke2 Rb1 48. Rc4+ Kg5 49. Kd3 Rb2 50. Rc2 Rb4 51. Nd2 Rg4 52. Bh1 Rd4+ 53. Ke2 Rb4 54. Bf3 a3 55. Nb3 Bb6 56. Rc3 Rh4 57. Bg2 Rg4 58. Kf1 Rb4 59. Bf3 Kf6 60. Ke2 Rh4 61. Bg2 Rg4 62. Kf1 Rb4 63. Rc2 Rg4 64. Nd2 Rb4 65. Ke2 Bc5 66. Nf3 Re4+ 67. Kd3 Re3+ 68. Kd2 Re4 69. Bf1 e6 70. dxe6 Rxe6 71. Rc4 Re8 72. Rh4 Be3+ 73. Kc2 Bc5 74. Bc4 Re3 75. Bd5 Re2+ 76. Kd3 Rf2 77. Rh6+ Kg7 78. Re6 Rf1 79. Kc4 Rd1 80. Re1 Rxe1 81. Nxe1 Kg6 82. Nd3 Ba7 83. Kb3 Kg5 84. Kxa3 f4 85. Kb3 Kg4 86. Ne1  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand,B (2739) – Nakamura,Hi (2759) [A88]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2012-01-20
1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. c4 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Nf3 d6 7. O-O c6 8. d5 e5 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. b3 Re8 11. Bb2 Na6 12. Ng5 Qe7 13. Nxe6 Qxe6 14. Qc2 Nc5 15. Rad1 Rad8 16. e3 Nce4 17. Nxe4 fxe4 18. Rd2 d5 19. cxd5 cxd5 20. Qc5 b6 21. Qb5 Nh5 22. Ba3 Bf8 23. Bb2 Bg7 24. Ba3 Be5 25. Rc1 Nf6 26. Rdc2 d4 27. Rc6 Qf5 28. exd4 Bxd4 29. Qxf5 gxf5 30. Bh3 e3 31. Bxf5 exf2+ 32. Kf1 Be3 33. Rb1 Ne4 34. Bxe4 Rxe4 35. Rc2 Red4  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2805) – Gashimov,V (2761) [A61]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2012-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. Bf4 Bg7 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Qb3 b5 10. Bxd6 Qb6 11. Be5 O-O 12. e3 c4 13. Qd1 b4 14. Ne2 Bb5 15. Ned4 Nbd7 16. Nxb5 Qxb5 17. Bd4 Qxd5 18. Be2 Nb6 19. O-O Rac8 20. Rc1 Rfd8 21. Qe1 c3 22. bxc3 bxc3 23. Ba6 Rc7 24. Rxc3 Rxc3 25. Qxc3 Ne4 26. Qa3 Bxd4 27. Nxd4 Qc5 28. Qxc5 Nxc5 29. Bb5 Ne6 30. Nxe6 fxe6 31. Rc1 Rd2 32. a4 Ra2 33. g3 a6 34. Bxa6 Rxa4 35. Bb5 Ra5 36. Be2 Nd7 37. Rc7 Nf8 38. Bc4 Ra4 39. Kg2 Rb4 40. h4 h6 41. f4 h5 42. Kf3 Ra4 43. Ke4 Kh8 44. Ke5 Kg8 45. Kf6 Ra5 46. e4 Ra4 47. e5 Ra3 48. Rc8  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov,T (2773) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [E15]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (6), 2012-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Nbd2 d5 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. b3 c5 9. dxc5 bxc5 10. Ne5 Bb7 11. Bb2 Nbd7 12. e3 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 Nd7 14. Bb2 Bf6 15. Qc2 Qb6 16. cxd5 exd5 17. Rac1 Rac8 18. Rfd1 Rfd8 19. Bxf6 Nxf6 20. Qf5 g6 21. Qf4 Kg7 22. h4 a5 23. e4 dxe4 24. Nc4 Qe6 25. Rxd8 Rxd8 26. Qc7 Qd5 27. Ne3 Qd2 28. Rc2 Rd7 29. Qxc5 Qe1+ 30. Kh2 h5 31. Qe5 Qb4 32. Rc5 Qd2 33. Rc2 Qb4 34. Qg5 Nh7 35. Qf4 Qd4 36. Bh3 Re7 37. Rc7 Qf6 38. Rc5 Qb6 39. Rc2 Qa6 40. Rd2 Qf6 41. Qb8 Nf8 42. Qd8 Ne6 43. Bxe6 Rxe6 44. Qxa5 Ba6 45. Nd5 Qe5 46. Qc7 Bd3 47. Qxe5+ Rxe5 48. Nf4 Ba6 49. Nd5 Bd3 50. Nb4 Bf1 51. Nc2 Rb5 52. Ne3 Bd3 53. Rb2 Kf6 54. a4 Ra5 55. Ra2 Ke5 56. b4 Ra7 57. Ra3 Kd4 58. b5 Kc5 59. Rc3+ Kd4 60. b6 Rxa4 61. b7 Rb4 62. Rc4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2769) – Topalov,V (2770) [B23]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2012-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. Bc4 Nc6 7. O-O Na5 8. Be2 Nf6 9. d3 O-O 10. Qe1 Nc6 11. Qh4 Nd4 12. Bd1 Rc8 13. Kh1 b5 14. Nxd4 cxd4 15. Nb1 Rc5 16. Nd2 Qc7 17. Nb3 Rxc2 18. Bxc2 Qxc2 19. Qg3 Rc8 20. f5 Qe2 21. Bg5 Qxb2 22. Rab1 Qxa2 23. Nxd4 Qa4 24. Ne2 Rc2 25. Qf3 gxf5 26. Ng3 fxe4 27. Nxe4 Nxe4 28. dxe4 f6 29. Ra1 Ra2 30. Rac1 Rc2 31. Ra1 Qd4 32. Be3 Qe5 33. Bf4 Qe6 34. Qg3 Kf8 35. Rxa7 b4 36. Rb7 Re2 37. Qf3 Rc2 38. Rxb4 Qg4 39. Rb7 Qxf3 40. gxf3 Be8 41. Rc1 Rxc1+ 42. Bxc1 Bg6 43. Bf4 Bf7 44. Kg2 Be6 45. Bd2 Ke8 46. Rb5 Kf7 47. f4 Bd7 48. Ra5 f5 49. exf5 Bf6 50. Kf3 h5 51. Ke4 Bc6+ 52. Kd3 Bg2 53. Be3 Bf1+ 54. Kd2 Bg2 55. Bb6 Be4 56. Ke3 Bc2 57. Bd4 Bxd4+ 58. Kxd4 Kf6 59. Ra8 Bxf5 60. Rf8+ Ke6 61. Ke3 Bg6 62. Kf3 Bf7 63. f5+ Kf6 64. Kf4 Kg7 65. Rb8 Kf6 66. Rd8 e5+ 67. fxe6 Bxe6 68. Rxd6 h4 69. Rb6 h3 70. Rc6 Kf7 71. Ke5 Bg4 72. Rc4 Bd7 73. Rc7 Ke8 74. Kd6 Bg4 75. Re7+ Kf8 76. Re4 Bc8 77. Kc7 Ba6 78. Re3 Kg7 79. Rxh3 Kg6 80. Kd6 Kg5 81. Ke5 Be2 82. Rg3+ Kh6 83. Kf5 Bd1 84. Rh3+ Kg7 85. Kg5 Be2 86. Re3 Bd1 87. Re7+ Kf8 88. Kf6 Kg8 89. Kg6 Bc2+ 90. Kh6 Kf8 91. Rg7 Bd3 92. Rg5 Kf7 93. Rg3 Bc2 94. Rg7+ Kf8 95. Rg2 Be4 96. Rg4 Bc2 97. Rg5 Kf7 98. Kh5 Kf6 99. Kg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2835) – Gelfand,B (2739) [D12]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2012-01-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. O-O Bd6 10. h3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. Qc2 Qe7 13. Rd1 Rac8 14. Bd2 Nb6 15. Bf1 e5 16. dxe5 Bxe5 17. Rac1 Rcd8 18. Be1 Rxd1 19. Rxd1 Rd8 20. Rxd8+ Qxd8 21. g3 Qe7 22. Bg2 Bd6 23. Bd2 Qe6 24. b3 Nbd5 25. Ne2 Nb4 26. Qb1 Qf5 27. e4 Qc5 28. Nf4 g5 29. Ne2 g4 30. h4 Nd7 31. Be3 Qc2 32. Qxc2 Nxc2 33. Bxa7 Ba3 34. Nc3 Bb2 35. Nd1 Bc1 36. Bf1 Nb4 37. a4 Nf6 38. e5 Nd7 39. Bd4 Nc2 40. Bc3 Nc5 41. Be2 Ne4 42. Bxg4 Nxc3 43. Nxc3 Bb2 44. e6 fxe6 45. Bxe6+ Kf8 46. Ne4 Nd4 47. Ng5 Ke7 48. Bg8 Kf8 49. Bc4 Ke7 50. Kg2 b5 51. Bg8 Kf8 52. a5  1 – 0 (view game)

Kamsky,G (2732) – Navara,D (2712) [C67]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2012-01-21
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 Be6 12. Rfd1 Be7 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. Nxe6 Rxe6 15. Kf1 Rd8 16. Rxd8+ Bxd8 17. Ne4 Be7 18. Re1 c5 19. c4 Nd4 20. Nc3 Ra6 21. Rd1 c6 22. Be3 b5 23. a3 b4 24. axb4 cxb4 25. Bxd4 bxc3 26. Bxc3 Ra4 27. Ke2 Rxc4 28. Ra1 Bc5 29. g3 Bb6 30. Kd3 Rc5 31. f4 Rb5 32. b4 g6 33. g4 hxg4 34. hxg4 Kd7 35. f5 gxf5 36. gxf5 c5 37. Kc4 Kc6 38. Rd1 Bc7 39. Rd5 a6 40. Rxc5+ Rxc5+ 41. bxc5 a5 42. f6 Kd7 43. Kd5 a4 44. c6+ Kd8 45. Bb4 Bb8 46. e6 Ke8 47. Bd6  1 – 0 (view game)

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74th Tata Steel 2012: Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 17, 2012 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 2.5
2 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2773 2
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2736 2
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 2

Gelfand, Boris (2739) – Giri, Anish (2714) [D02]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2012-01-14
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Qb3 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bg4 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. Bf4 Nb6 8. Qd3 Bxf3 9. gxf3 Nfd5 10. Be5 f6 11. Bg3 Nb4 12. Qb1 Qxd4 13. Bh3 e5 14. O-O Be7 15. Rd1 Qc4 16. e3 Qf7 17. f4 exf4 18. Bxf4 O-O 19. a3 N4d5 20. Nxd5 Nxd5 21. Bg3 f5 22. e4 fxe4 23. Qxe4 Nf6 24. Qe5 Kh8 25. Re1 Bd8 26. Be6 Qg6 27. Qf5 Qxf5 28. Bxf5 Nd5 29. Be4 Bf6 30. Re2 Nb6 31. Rc1 Rfe8 32. f3 a5 33. b4 axb4 34. axb4 Nd5 35. Be1 Nf4 36. Rec2 Nh3+ 37. Kg2 Ng5 38. Re2 Nxe4 39. fxe4 Rad8 40. b5 cxb5 41. Rb1 Rd5 42. Bg3 Rc5 43. Bd6 Rg5+ 44. Kf3 Re6 45. Bf4 Rc5 46. e5 g5 47. exf6 Rxf6 48. Re7 Rxf4+ 49. Kg2 Rg4+ 50. Kf3 Rh4 51. Rd1 Rc8 52. Kg3 b6 53. Rb7 Rb4 54. Rxb6 Rc7 55. h4 gxh4+ 56. Kh3 Kg7 57. Rd3 Kf7 58. Re3 Kg7 59. Rf3 Rf7 60. Rd3 Rf6 61. Rb8 Rc6 62. Rf3 Kh6 63. Rb7 Kg6 64. Rb8 Rc5 65. Rg8+ Kh5 66. Rg7 h6 67. Rg1 Rd4 68. Kh2 b4 69. Rg8 Rc2+ 70. Kh3 Rc3  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Aronian, Levon (2805) [C84]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2012-01-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. Nbd2 Bc5 10. h3 d6 11. c3 Rb8 12. Re1 Re8 13. a5 Ba7 14. Nf1 Ne7 15. Ng3 Ng6 16. d4 h6 17. Bc2 c5 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. Bd3 Be6 20. Bxa6 c4 21. Ra4 Qc7 22. cxb4 Bxf2+ 23. Kxf2 Qa7+ 24. Be3 Qxa6 25. Kg1 Red8 26. Qc1 Rd3 27. Rd1 Rb3 28. Qd2 Kh7 29. Kh2 Rb7 30. Qf2 Bd7 31. Ra2 R7xb4 32. Nh5 Bc8 33. Nxf6+ Qxf6 34. Kg1 Bb7 35. Nd2 Qxf2+ 36. Bxf2 Rd3 37. a6 Bxe4 38. Re1 Ba8 39. Ne4 Nf4 40. a7 f6 41. h4 c3 42. Nc5 c2  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2835) – Gashimov, Vugar (2761) [A30]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2012-01-14
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 d6 9. Bg5 a6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Qf4 O-O 12. Rfd1 Be7 13. Ne4 Bxe4 14. Qxe4 Ra7 15. Nd4 Rc7 16. Rd2 Rc5 17. Rad1 Qc7 18. b3 Kh8 19. Qb1 Nd7 20. e3 Qc8 21. Rc2 Rc7 22. a4 Rd8 23. Qa2 Ne5 24. h3 Bf6 25. Rcd2 Rc5 26. f4 Ng6 27. Rd3 h6 28. Qd2 e5 29. Nc2 b5 30. axb5 axb5 31. Na3 bxc4 32. Nxc4 d5 33. Bxd5 Qxh3 34. Qg2 Qxg2+ 35. Kxg2 exf4 36. exf4 Rc7 37. Ne3 Rcd7 38. Ng4 Bb2 39. Nf2 f6 40. Be4 Nf8 41. b4 Rxd3 42. Nxd3 Bc3 43. Rc1 Bd4 44. Nc5 Be3 45. Rc3 Rd2+ 46. Kf3 Bd4 47. Rc4 g6 48. Nd3 Bg1 49. Rc8 Kg7 50. Rc7+ Kg8 51. f5 g5 52. g4 Bh2 53. Rb7 Rc2 54. Nc5 Rc3+ 55. Ke2 h5 56. gxh5 g4 57. Ne6 Rc8 58. b5 Rb8 59. Rxb8 Bxb8 60. Bd5 Ba7 61. Kf1 Be3 62. Kg2 Kf7 63. Nxf8+ Kxf8 64. Kg3 Ke7 65. Kxg4 Kd6 66. Kf3 Bd2 67. b6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2805) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2759) [A88]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2012-01-15
1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 d6 7. Nc3 c6 8. Qb3 Kh8 9. Rd1 Na6 10. Qa3 Nc7 11. d5 c5 12. b4 cxb4 13. Qxb4 Na6 14. Qb1 Bd7 15. Nb5 Rc8 16. Nd2 Qb6 17. e3 Nc5 18. a4 Qa5 19. Ba3 a6 20. Bb4 Qd8 21. Nd4 Nxa4 22. Ne6 Bxe6 23. dxe6 Qe8 24. Bxb7 Rb8 25. Bxa6 Nc3 26. Bxc3 Rxb1 27. Rdxb1 g5 28. Rb7 Ng8 29. Bxg7+ Kxg7 30. Rb5 Qg6 31. c5 dxc5 32. Rxc5 Qxe6 33. Nf3 Qd6 34. Nd4 Kh8 35. Rc6 Qd7 36. Rac1 f4 37. Bc8 Qa7 38. Ne6 Rf6 39. exf4 gxf4 40. Rc7 Qa4 41. Nxf4 Rd6 42. Be6 Rd1+ 43. Rxd1 Qxd1+ 44. Kg2 Nf6 45. Rxe7 Qe1 46. Rf7 Qe4+ 47. f3 Qd4 48. Kh3 Qe5 49. Kh4 Qd4 50. Bg4 Qe5 51. Ne6 h6 52. Rf8+ Ng8 53. f4 Qb2 54. Kh3 Qa1 55. Bh5 Kh7 56. Rf7+ Kh8 57. Bg6 Nf6 58. Rf8+ Ng8 59. Bf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2736) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [E46]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2012-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Ne2 d5 6. a3 Be7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. b4 c6 9. Ng3 b5 10. Bd2 Nbd7 11. a4 Bxb4 12. axb5 c5 13. Qb3 Nb6 14. Be2 Qe7 15. O-O Be6 16. Qb2 cxd4 17. exd4 Bd6 18. Rfe1 Rac8 19. Bd3 Qb7 20. Bg5 Nfd7 21. Nce2 Nc4 22. Qb1 h6 23. Bf4 Be7 24. Nf5 Bf6 25. Neg3 Bxf5 26. Nxf5 Ndb6 27. Qd1 Rfe8 28. Qg4 Kf8 29. Bd6+ Nxd6 30. Nxd6 Rxe1+ 31. Rxe1 Qc7 32. Qxc8+ Qxc8 33. Nxc8 Nxc8 34. Be2 Nd6 35. Ra1 Bxd4 36. Rd1 Bb6 37. Rxd5 Ke7 38. g3 g6 39. Kg2 Ke6 40. Rd1 h5 41. Bd3 Ke7 42. Re1+ Kf6 43. f4 Kg7 44. Kf3 Kf6 45. Re5 Bg1 46. h3 Bb6 47. g4 hxg4+ 48. hxg4 Kg7 49. Rd5 Bc7 50. Rc5 Bb6 51. Rc6 Ne8 52. g5 Kf8 53. Ke4 Ke7 54. Rc2 Nc7 55. Bc4 Ne8 56. Kd5 Kd7 57. Rh2 Be3 58. b6 Nd6 59. bxa7 Bxa7 60. Bd3 Be3 61. Ke5 Ke7 62. Rh7 Bc1 63. Bxg6 Bb2+ 64. Kd5 Bc1 65. Bxf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2773) – Navara, David (2712) [D73]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2012-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 d5 5. Bg2 dxc4 6. Na3 Nc6 7. Nxc4 Be6 8. b3 a5 9. Bb2 Bd5 10. Rc1 O-O 11. a3 Qc8 12. O-O Qe6 13. Ng5 Qg4 14. e4 Qxd1 15. Rfxd1 Bxc4 16. Rxc4 e6 17. d5 Rfd8 18. Rcc1 exd5 19. exd5 Ne7 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. Ne4 Be5 22. f4 Bd6 23. Nxd6 cxd6 24. Rc7 Nf5 25. Rxb7 Rac8 26. Bf1 Rc2 27. Bb5 Ne3 28. Re1 Nxd5 29. Bc4 Nc7 30. Rxc7 d5 31. Rd1 Re8 32. Bb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2835) – Aronian, Levon (2805) [D31]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2012-01-16
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. Qc2 Nf6 7. h3 g6 8. e3 Bf5 9. Qd2 h5 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 Nbd7 12. Nge2 a5 13. O-O O-O 14. f3 b5 15. e4 dxe4 16. fxe4 Nc5 17. Qf3 Ne6 18. Be3 b4 19. Nb1 Nh7 20. Nd2 Rc8 21. Rad1 Bh4 22. g3 Bf6 23. Nc4 Bg7 24. b3 Qe7 25. Qg2 Nc7 26. Nxa5 Rfe8 27. e5 Nd5 28. Bd2 Red8 29. Nf4 Qa7 30. Nxc6 Rxc6 31. Nxd5 Rc2 32. Kh1 Bf8 33. e6 Qa8 34. exf7+ Kh8 35. Nf4 Qxg2+ 36. Kxg2 Rxd4 37. Rf2 Rd6 38. Bc1 Rxf2+ 39. Kxf2 Rxd1 40. Bb2+ Nf6 41. Bxf6+ Kh7 42. Ne6 Bd6 43. Be5 Be7 44. f8=Q Bxf8 45. Nxf8+ Kh6 46. Ne6 g5 47. h4 gxh4 48. gxh4 Kg6 49. Nd4 Rd3 50. Nc6 Rd2+ 51. Ke3 Rxa2 52. Bd6 Ra1 53. Kd4 Rg1 54. Kc5 Kf5 55. Nxb4 Rc1+ 56. Kd4 Re1 57. Nc6 Re4+ 58. Kd5 Rxh4 59. b4 Rh1 60. b5 Rb1 61. Nd4+ Kg4 62. Kc6 Rc1+ 63. Kd7 Rb1 64. Kc7 h4 65. b6 Kh3 66. b7 Kg2 67. Nf5 h3 68. Nh4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Giri, Anish (2714) [C07]
74th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2012-01-16
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. dxc5 Qxc5 6. Ne4 Qb4+ 7. Nc3 Nf6 8. a3 Qa5 9. Bd3 a6 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. Nf3 Nh5 12. b4 Qd8 13. Be3 Be7 14. O-O O-O 15. Ne4 a5 16. Rb1 axb4 17. axb4 Qc7 18. Nd4 g6 19. Nb5 Qb8 20. c4 f5 21. Nec3 b6 22. Be2 Ndf6 23. Nd4 Bd7 24. Bf3 Qc7 25. Bxa8 Rxa8 26. Nf3 Qxc4 27. Qd4 Qxd4 28. Bxd4 Rc8 29. g3 b5 30. Ne5 Be8 31. Rfc1 g5 32. Kg2 Kf8 33. Ne2 Ra8 34. Bc5 Nd7 35. Bxe7+ Kxe7 36. Nc6+ Kd6 37. Ned4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Posted by 365Chess.com on January 15, 2012 in Site news

The database was updated and 1666 new games were added.

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Anish Giri wins the 54th Reggio Emilia 2011-12

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 7, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2714 16
2 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2762 15
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 15
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2727 15
5 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2775 12
6 Vitiugov, Nikita RUS 2729 8

Giri, Anish (2714) – Vitiugov, Nikita (2729) [B41]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (8), 2012-01-04
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. e5 Nd5 8. O-O Nxc3 9. bxc3 Bxc3 10. Ba3 Qa5 11. Bd6 Nc6 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. f4 Bxa1 14. Qxa1 Qd2 15. Bd3 Qe3+ 16. Kh1 Bd7 17. Qb2 b5 18. a4 Rc8 19. f5 exf5 20. e6 Qxe6 21. Qxg7 Qxd6 22. Qxh8+ Qf8 23. Qxh7 Kd8 24. Bxf5 Bxf5 25. Qxf5 Kc7 26. c4 Kb6 27. Rb1 b4 28. a5+ Kc7 29. c5 Rb8 30. Qe5+ Kc8 31. Qf5+ Kc7 32. Qf4+ Kc8 33. Rxb4 Rxb4 34. Qxb4 Qh6 35. Qc4 Kd8 36. h4 f5 37. Qd4+ Kc8 38. Qc4 Kd8 39. Kh2 Ke7 40. Qd4 Qh5 41. Kh3 Qg6 42. Qe3+ Kd7 43. Qd2+ Ke8 44. Qf4 Qf6 45. Qd6 Qc3+ 46. Kh2 Qxa5 47. Qxc6+ Kf7 48. Qd5+ Kf6 49. Qd6+ Kf7 50. Qd7+ Kf6 51. Qc6+ Kf7 52. Qb7+ Kg8 53. Qc8+ Kg7 54. Qxf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2775) – Caruana, Fabiano (2727) [A48]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (8), 2012-01-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. c3 Nbd7 9. Bh2 Qe8 10. a4 a6 11. Na3 e5 12. Nc4 Ne4 13. Nfd2 Nxd2 14. Nxd2 Kh8 15. Qc2 f5 16. Rfe1 g5 17. Bd3 Qg6 18. f3 Rae8 19. Rf1 d5 20. a5 c5 21. g4 e4 22. fxe4 dxe4 23. Be2 f4 24. axb6 Qxb6 25. Qb3 Qa7 26. Bb5 cxd4 27. Bxd7 dxe3 28. Nc4 Rd8 29. Ba4 Rd2 30. Qxb7 Qxb7 31. Rxf4 gxf4 32. Nxd2 exd2 33. Bxf4 Rxf4 34. Bc6 Qb6+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) – Morozevich, Alexander (2762) [C11]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (8), 2012-01-04
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Qb6 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Qxb2 9. Rb1 Qa3 10. f5 a6 11. fxe6 fxe6 12. Be2 Be7 13. O-O O-O 14. Kh1 cxd4 15. Nxd4 Ndxe5 16. Rb3 Rxf1+ 17. Bxf1 Qd6 18. Nxc6 Nxc6 19. Na4 b5 20. Nb6 Rb8 21. Bf4 e5 22. Nxc8 Rxc8 23. Bg3 Qe6 24. Rb1 e4 25. a4 bxa4 26. Bxa6 Rf8 27. c3 a3 28. Be2 Bd6 29. Bh4 Rb8 30. Rxb8+ Bxb8 31. Qa2 Qd6 32. Bg3 Qc5  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) – Giri, Anish (2714) [C42]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (9), 2012-01-05
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nd7 8. Qd2 O-O 9. O-O-O c6 10. h4 Re8 11. Bd3 d5 12. Ng5 Nf8 13. h5 Bf6 14. Nf3 Bg4 15. Rde1 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Ne6 17. f4 h6 18. a3 Qa5 19. Qd1 Nc5 20. Bf5 Na4 21. Qd3 Nc5 22. Qd1 Qb5 23. Qe2 Qa4 24. Qd1 Ne4 25. Bxe4 Rxe4 26. Rhg1 Rae8 27. Rg3 Kh8 28. Reg1 Qc4 29. Kb1 c5 30. Qd3 b6 31. Qxc4 Rxc4 32. Rd1 d4 33. cxd4 cxd4 34. b3 dxe3 35. bxc4 exf2 36. Rf3 Re1 37. Kc1 Bd4 38. c3 Be3+ 39. Kc2 f5 40. a4 a5 41. c5 Bxc5  0 – 1 (view game)

Morozevich, Alexander (2762) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2775) [D15]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (9), 2012-01-05
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. e3 b5 6. b3 Bg4 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 b4 10. Ne2 e5 11. Ng3 g6 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Qf4 Bd6 15. Qh6 Rg8 16. Rc1 Ned7 17. Qh4 a5 18. Bb5 Kf8 19. O-O Kg7 20. Bxd7 Nxd7 21. Qd4+ Nf6 22. Rc6 Re8 23. f4 Bb8 24. Kh1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2727) – Vitiugov, Nikita (2729) [B41]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (9), 2012-01-05
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. Nc3 Qc7 7. O-O Bb4 8. Qd3 Nc6 9. Kh1 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Bc5 11. Qd2 h6 12. f4 d6 13. Qe1 Bd7 14. Qg3 Bd4 15. Bf3 Qc4 16. Bd2 Bc6 17. Rae1 O-O-O 18. Be2 Qc5 19. Bd3 g5 20. Qf3 Rhg8 21. Na4 g4 22. Qe2 Qh5 23. Bc3 Bxc3 24. Nxc3 Qc5 25. e5 Nd7 26. Ne4 Bxe4 27. Bxe4 d5 28. Bd3 Kb8 29. Rb1 Rc8 30. b4 Qd4 31. Qe1 Nb6 32. b5 axb5 33. Rxb5 Rc7 34. Qa5 Nd7 35. Rfb1 Qa7 36. Qb4 Nc5 37. Bh7 Rgc8 38. Ra5 Na6 39. Qd6 Ka8 40. Rb6 Rc6 41. Raxa6 bxa6 42. Rxc6 Rb8 43. c3  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2714) – Caruana, Fabiano (2727) [A20]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (10), 2012-01-06
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 Bc5 4. Nc3 d6 5. e3 Nge7 6. Nge2 O-O 7. O-O a6 8. h3 Ba7 9. Kh2 Be6 10. Nd5 Bd7 11. b3 Nxd5 12. cxd5 Ne7 13. d4 Nf5 14. Bb2 Re8 15. Rc1 Rc8 16. a4 a5 17. Qd2 Bb6 18. Rc2 Qg5 19. Qd3 Qg6 20. Rd1 Rcd8 21. e4 Nxd4 22. Nxd4 exd4 23. Bxd4 Bxd4 24. Qxd4 c5 25. dxc6 Bxc6 26. Rc4 Qh5 27. Qd2 h6 28. Rd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vitiugov, Nikita (2729) – Morozevich, Alexander (2762) [A16]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (10), 2012-01-06
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. g3 Nxc3 5. bxc3 g6 6. Bg2 Bg7 7. Rb1 Nc6 8. h4 h6 9. Nf3 O-O 10. O-O e5 11. d3 Kh7 12. Nd2 f5 13. Ba3 Rf6 14. Qc2 Qe8 15. e3 b6 16. d4 Ba6 17. Rfe1 e4 18. c4 Rc8 19. Qa4 Nb8 20. Qxe8 Rxe8 21. Rec1 Nd7 22. Nb3 Rf7 23. Bb4 c5 24. Bd2 g5 25. hxg5 hxg5 26. a4 cxd4 27. exd4 f4 28. a5 f3 29. Bf1 Kg6 30. axb6 Bf6 31. Re1 Rh8 32. Rxe4 Rfh7 33. Rh4 gxh4 34. Bd3+ Kg7 35. Bxh7 Kxh7 36. Ra1 Bxc4 37. Rxa7 Bxb3 38. Rxd7+ Kg6 39. Bf4 hxg3 40. Bxg3 Ba4 41. Rd6 Rg8 42. b7 Kf5 43. Ra6 Bxd4 44. b8=Q Rxb8 45. Bxb8 Bc2 46. Kh2 Bd3 47. Ra4 Be5+ 48. Bxe5 Kxe5 49. Kg3 Be2 50. Kg4 Kf6 51. Kf4 Bd1 52. Ra6+ Kf7 53. Ke5 Be2 54. Rf6+ Kg7 55. Kf5 Bd3+ 56. Kg5 Be2 57. Rf4 Kg8 58. Kh6 Bd1 59. Rd4 Be2 60. Rd7 Kf8 61. Kg5 Ke8 62. Ra7 Kf8 63. Kf4 Kg8 64. Ra3 Kf7 65. Rxf3 Bxf3 66. Kxf3 Kf6 67. Kf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2775) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2758) [C67]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (10), 2012-01-06
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. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne2 Bd7 13. Bg5 Rd8 14. Nf4 Bc8 15. Rxd8+ Kxd8 16. Rd1+ Ke8 17. g3 Rh7 18. Bxe7 Nxe7 19. Ng5 Rh6 20. h4 c5 21. c3 a5 22. Rd2 Be6 23. Ngxe6 fxe6 24. Kg2 Nc6 25. Re2 Nd8 26. Kh3 Nf7 27. Re3 Kd7 28. f3 b6 29. a3 Kc6 30. g4 hxg4+ 31. Kxg4 Kd7 32. h5 Rh8 33. Rd3+ Kc6 34. Ng6 Re8 35. f4 b5 36. a4 Nh6+ 37. Kg5 Nf7+ 38. Kh4 b4 39. c4 Nh6 40. Kg5 Nf7+ 41. Kg4 Nh6+ 42. Kh4 Nf7 43. f5 exf5 44. Rd5 b3 45. Kg3 Ng5 46. Kf4 Ne6+ 47. Kxf5 Nd4+ 48. Ke4 Ne6 49. Rd3 Ng5+ 50. Ke3 Ne6 51. Rxb3 Nd4 52. Rd3 Rb8 53. b3 Kd7 54. Ke4 c6 55. Nh4 Ke6 56. Rg3 Kf7 57. Nf5 Ne6 58. Rd3 Ng5+ 59. Kf4 Ne6+ 60. Kg4 Nd4 61. Nxd4 cxd4 62. Rxd4 Rxb3 63. Rd7+ Ke6 64. Rxg7 Rb4 65. h6 Rxc4+ 66. Kh5 Rc1 67. Rg4  1 – 0 (view game)

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54th Reggio Emilia 2011-12: Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 4, 2012 in Chess news

Parcial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2758 15
2 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2762 11
3 Giri, Anish NED 2714 9
4 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2727 8
5 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2775 8
6 Vitiugov, Nikita RUS 2729 5

Giri,A (2714) – Nakamura,Hi (2758) [E99]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (4), 2011-12-30
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. Ne1 Nd7 10. f3 f5 11. Be3 f4 12. Bf2 g5 13. Rc1 Ng6 14. Nb5 b6 15. b4 a6 16. Nc3 Rf7 17. Nd3 h5 18. c5 Bf8 19. cxb6 cxb6 20. b5 a5 21. Na4 Nc5 22. Ndxc5 dxc5 23. d6 Be6 24. Bxc5 bxc5 25. Nxc5 Bxa2 26. Qa4 Bxd6 27. Qxa2 Bxc5+ 28. Kh1 Bd4 29. Bc4 Raa7 30. Bxf7+ Rxf7 31. Qd5 Qxd5 32. exd5 Ne7 33. d6 Nf5 34. Rc8+ Kg7 35. Rc6 a4 36. Rfc1 a3 37. Ra6 a2 38. Rxa2 Nxd6 39. b6 Bxb6 40. Rc6 Rc7 41. Rxc7+ Bxc7 42. Ra7 Ne8 43. g3 Kg6 44. Kg2 Bd6 45. Ra6 Kf5 46. Rc6 g4 47. gxf4 exf4 48. fxg4+ hxg4 49. h3 g3 50. Kf3 Be5 51. Rh6 Ng7 52. h4 Ne6 53. Rh5+ Kf6 54. Kg2 Nd4 55. Kh3 f3 56. Rh8 g2 57. Rg8 Ne2 58. Rg6+ Kxg6 59. h5+ Kg5  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2775) – Morozevich,A (2762) [C84]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (4), 2011-12-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 O-O 10. Bc2 b4 11. Re1 Re8 12. h3 Bf8 13. Nbd2 g6 14. Nc4 bxc3 15. bxc3 d5 16. Ne3 dxe4 17. dxe4 Na5 18. Qe2 Nh5 19. Rd1 Nf4 20. Qe1 Bd6 21. Rb1 f6 22. h4 Rf8 23. g3 Ne6 24. Nd5 Qe8 25. Qe2 Bxa4 26. Bxa4 Qxa4 27. Bh6 Rf7 28. Nh2 Nb3 29. Ng4 Nbc5 30. Ngxf6+ Kh8 31. h5 g5 32. Rb4 Qa3 33. Rdb1 c6 34. Ng4 cxd5 35. exd5 Qxc3 36. dxe6 Nxe6 37. Rc4 Qa5 38. Qe4 Rd8 39. Rc6 Qd2 40. Qc4 Re7 41. Rbb6 e4 42. Kg2 e3 43. Nxe3 Bxg3 44. Kxg3 Nd4 45. Kg2 Nxc6 46. Rxc6 Qd7 47. Ng4 Qf5 48. Qc3+ Kg8 49. Nf6+ Kf7 50. Qc4+ Re6 51. Rc7+ Kxf6 52. Bg7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vitiugov,N (2729) – Caruana,F (2727) [A45]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (4), 2011-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. Nd2 h6 4. Bh4 c5 5. e4 d5 6. e5 g5 7. Bg3 Nfd7 8. h4 g4 9. dxc5 h5 10. Bb5 Nc6 11. Ne2 Nxc5 12. O-O a6 13. Bxc6+ bxc6 14. c4 a5 15. Nd4 Qb6 16. Qc2 Nd7 17. Qd3 Ba6 18. Nxe6 fxe6 19. Qg6+ Kd8 20. Qxe6 Be7 21. Rfd1 d4 22. c5 Nxc5 23. Qf7 Ra7 24. Rac1 Rd7 25. e6 Rd5 26. Nc4 Bxc4 27. Rxc4 Rf8 28. Qg6 Nb7 29. Qe4 Nd6 30. Bxd6 Rxd6 31. Rcxd4 Rxd4 32. Rxd4+ Kc8 33. g3 Qc5 34. Rd2 Kb7 35. Rd7+ Kb6 36. Qe2 Rd8 37. Rxd8 Bxd8 38. Qd2 Be7 39. a3 Qe5 40. Qd7 Qd6 41. Qe8 Qxe6 42. b4 axb4 43. axb4 Qe5 44. Kf1 Bd6 45. Qd8+ Bc7 46. Qd2 Bd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana,F (2727) – Giri,A (2714) [C42]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (5), 2011-12-31
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. c4 Bb4+ 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. O-O Bf5 10. Nb3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nc6 12. Bd3 Bg6 13. a3 Bd6 14. Re1 f5 15. Qc2 Kh8 16. Be3 Qf6 17. Nc5 Bxc5 18. dxc5 Rae8 19. Rad1 Bh5 20. Be2 f4 21. Bc1 a5 22. Qc4 Re7 23. h3 Rfe8 24. Kf1 h6 25. Qc2 Nxf2 26. Kxf2 Bxf3 27. gxf3 Qh4+ 28. Kf1 Qxh3+ 29. Kf2 Qg3+ 30. Kf1 Re5 31. Bxf4 Qxf4 32. Qc4 Re4 33. Qb5 Qg3  0 – 1 (view game)

Morozevich,A (2762) – Vitiugov,N (2729) [E39]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (5), 2011-12-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 O-O 6. a3 Bxc5 7. Nf3 b6 8. e4 Nc6 9. b4 Nd4 10. Qd2 Nxf3+ 11. gxf3 Be7 12. Rg1 Kh8 13. Bb2 a5 14. b5 d6 15. O-O-O Rg8 16. Kb1 Bb7 17. h4 Qc7 18. h5 h6 19. Na4 e5 20. Qe3 Bd8 21. Bd3 Nd7 22. f4 Bf6 23. fxe5 Bxe5 24. Bxe5 Nxe5 25. Nxb6 Rae8 26. Nd5 Bxd5 27. exd5 Nxd3 28. Qxd3 Re5 29. Rde1 Rxh5 30. Qd4 Qc8 31. Kb2 Kh7 32. Re7 Rf5 33. f4 g5 34. fxg5 Rgxg5 35. Rge1 Rg4 36. Qd3 Kg7 37. Qc3+ Kg6 38. b6 Qc5 39. b7 Rg2+ 40. Ka1 Rf3 41. b8=Q  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2758) – Ivanchuk,V (2775) [A22]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (5), 2011-12-31
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Bxc3 5. bxc3 d6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. Ne1 c6 9. d3 h6 10. Rb1 d5 11. Qb3 b6 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. Nc2 Nc6 14. h3 Bb7 15. Nb4 Na5 16. Qb2 d4 17. c4 Rc8 18. Bxb7 Nxb7 19. e4 dxe3 20. Bxe3 Qd7 21. Kh2 Nd6 22. Rbc1 Nf5 23. Rfd1 h5 24. Qe2 h4 25. Nc2 b5 26. Qf3 bxc4 27. dxc4 hxg3+ 28. fxg3 Qe6 29. c5 Red8 30. Bf2 e4 31. Qb3 Qe5 32. Ne3 Rxd1 33. Qxd1 Rxc5 34. Nc4 Qc7 35. Bxc5 Qxg3+ 36. Kh1 Qxh3+ 37. Kg1 Qg3+ 38. Kf1 Ng4 39. Qd8+ Kh7 40. Qd5 Qf3+ 41. Ke1 Ng3 42. Rc2 f5 43. Kd2 Nf6 44. Qd8 Ne2 45. Ke1 f4 46. Rxe2 Qc3+ 47. Kd1 Qxc4 48. Qd4 Qb5 49. Rh2+ Kg6 50. Kc2 a5 51. Be7 Qc6+ 52. Qc5 Qa4+ 53. Kc1 f3 54. Bxf6 Kxf6 55. Rd2 g6 56. Rd6+ Kg7 57. Rd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2714) – Ivanchuk,V (2775) [E11]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (6), 2012-01-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 a5 5. g3 d6 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. O-O e5 8. Bg5 exd4 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 h6 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Qxf6 gxf6 13. a3 Bc5 14. Nc3 c6 15. e3 Ke7 16. Na4 h5 17. h4 Rg8 18. Rfc1 Ra7 19. Bf3 Bg4 20. Bxg4 Rxg4 21. Kf1 Ra8 22. b3 Ke6 23. Nc3 Ke7 24. Ne2 Rgg8 25. Nf4 Rh8 26. Nd3 Bb6 27. Rab1 Kd7 28. Rc2 Bc7 29. Nf4 Rae8 30. b4 axb4 31. axb4 Ra8 32. b5 Ra4 33. Rbb2 Ra5 34. Kg2 Ra4 35. Kf3 Raa8 36. Ra2 Rxa2 37. Rxa2 d5 38. bxc6+ bxc6 39. cxd5 c5 40. Ra6 Bxf4 41. Kxf4 Rc8 42. Rc6 Rxc6 43. dxc6+ Kxc6 44. g4 c4 45. e4 Kd6 46. f3 Ke6 47. Ke3 Ke5 48. gxh5 f5 49. h6 f4+ 50. Kd2 Kf6 51. h5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2758) – Vitiugov,N (2729) [C11]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (6), 2012-01-02
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Qd2 O-O 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. O-O-O Qc7 11. Kb1 b6 12. Bb5 Bb7 13. h4 Na5 14. Bd4 Rac8 15. Ng5 Nc4 16. Qe2 h6 17. Bxc4 dxc4 18. Bxc5 Bxc5 19. Nge4 Bb4 20. Nd6 Rcd8 21. Rh3 Bxd6 22. Nb5 Qc6 23. Nxd6 Qxg2 24. Qe3 Be4 25. Rc1 f5 26. Rg3 Qh2 27. Qg1 Qxg1 28. Rcxg1 Rd7 29. Rg6 Re7 30. Rxh6 c3 31. bxc3 Bf3 32. Rhg6 Bg4 33. Rg5 Kh7 34. h5 Kh6 35. Rh1 Rd8 36. c4 Bf3 37. Rh2 Bg4 38. Kb2 Rb8 39. Kc3 Rd8 40. Kd4 Rb8 41. Ke3 Kh7 42. Kf2 Rh8 43. Kg3 Kg8 44. h6 Rh7 45. Rg6 Bd1 46. c3 Bg4 47. Kf2 Kf8 48. Ke3 gxh6 49. Rhxh6 Rxh6 50. Rxh6 Kg7 51. Rh2 Rd7 52. Kd4 Bf3 53. Rh3 Bg4 54. Rh1 Bf3 55. Rg1+ Bg4 56. c5 bxc5+ 57. Kxc5 Rc7+ 58. Kb4 Rc6 59. Nb5 Kf8 60. a4 a5+ 61. Kxa5 Rc4 62. Nd4 Rxc3 63. Rb1 Rc8 64. Rb6 Kf7 65. Nxe6 Rc4 66. Ng5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Morozevich,A (2762) – Caruana,F (2727) [D80]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (6), 2012-01-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Ne4 5. h4 Bg7 6. e3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Qxd5 9. Qf3 Qxf3 10. Nxf3 Nc6 11. Rb1 Na5 12. Bb5+ Bd7 13. Ke2 Rc8 14. Bxd7+ Kxd7 15. Rb5 b6 16. dxc5 Rxc5 17. Rxc5 bxc5 18. Rd1+ Ke6 19. e4 Bxc3 20. Be3 Bf6 21. h5 Rc8 22. h6 Nc4 23. Bf4 Nb2 24. Rd5 c4 25. Ra5 Nd3 26. Be3 Rb8 27. Nd4+ Kd7 28. Kd2 Rb7 29. g4 e6 30. f3 Bd8 31. Ra4 Nb2 32. Ra6 Bb6 33. Nc2 Nd3 34. Bxb6 axb6 35. g5 Nf4 36. Ne3 Kc6 37. Ng4 Kb5 38. Ra8 Rc7 39. Nf6 c3+ 40. Kc2 Ne2 41. Rd8 Kc4 42. Nd7 Nd4+ 43. Kc1 c2 44. Nxb6+ Kd3  0 – 1 (view game)

Vitiugov,N (2729) – Ivanchuk,V (2775) [E21]
54th Reggio Emilia Reggio Emilia ITA (7), 2012-01-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 c5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Ne4 7. Bd2 Nxd2 8. Qxd2 cxd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. a3 Be7 11. O-O Ne5 12. b3 a6 13. Rfd1 Qc7 14. Ne4 f5 15. Nc3 Rb8 16. e4 fxe4 17. Nxe4 b6 18. Qe2 Bb7 19. f4 Nc6 20. Nf3 Na5 21. Rd3 Bxe4 22. Qxe4 Nb7 23. b4 Nd6 24. Qe2 Nf7 25. Qd2 Rfd8 26. Re1 a5 27. Qc3 axb4 28. axb4 Rbc8 29. Nd2 Nd6 30. Rc1 Nxc4 31. Nxc4  1 – 0 (view game)

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