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June 2012

Magnus Carlsen wins the 7th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2012

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 19, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2770 5
3 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2784 5

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2738) – Morozevich, Alexander (2769) [E90]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (7), 2012-06-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. g4 Na6 9. Be3 Bd7 10. Nd2 Kh8 11. Be2 Ng8 12. h4 f5 13. gxf5 gxf5 14. exf5 Nc5 15. Nde4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 Bxf5 17. Ng3 Bh6 18. Qd2 Bxe3 19. fxe3 Bd7 20. O-O-O Nf6 21. Rdf1 Qe7 22. Bd3 b6 23. Bc2 Rf7 24. Nf5 Bxf5 25. Rxf5 Raf8 26. Qg2 Ne8 27. Rh5 e4 28. Rg5 Rf2 29. Qg3 R2f3 30. Qg2 Qf6 31. Rg1 Ng7 32. Rg4 Rf1+ 33. Rxf1 Qxf1+ 34. Qxf1 Rxf1+ 35. Kd2 Rf2+ 36. Kc3 Nf5 37. Rxe4 Kg7 38. Rg4+ Kh6 39. Bxf5 Rxf5 40. Re4 Rf7 41. b4 a4  1 – 0 (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2706) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2801) [C67]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (7), 2012-06-16
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. Bf4 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. Nc3 Bxd4 14. Nd5 d6 15. Bg5 Bf6 16. Nxf6+ Nxf6 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Qe4 f5 19. Qe3 Be6 20. Qg3+ Kf8 21. Qc3 Ke7 22. Re1 Kd7 23. Bc4 Qh8 24. Bxe6+ fxe6 25. Qb3 Re8 26. Qxb7 Rb8 27. Qxa7 Qxb2 28. Qa4+ Qb5 29. Qh4 Qa5 30. Qxh7+ Kc6 31. Rc1 Qxa2 32. Qh5 Qb2 33. Qd1 Kd7 34. g3 e5 35. c4 Ke7 36. Qe1 Rb3 37. c5 d5 38. Rd1 c6 39. Qa5 Kd7 40. Qa4 Rb5 41. Qh4 Rxc5 42. Qh7+ Kd6 43. Qg6+ Kc7 44. Qxf5 e4 45. h4 Rc3 46. Qe5+ Kb7 47. h5 Rb3 48. Qe7+ Kb6 49. Qd8+ Kb7 50. Qd7+ Kb6 51. Qd8+ Kb7 52. Qe7+ Kb6 53. Qe8 Kb7 54. h6 Rf3 55. Qe7+ Ka6 56. Qc5 Kb7 57. Qe7+ Ka6 58. Qc5 Kb7 59. Rc1 Rf6 60. h7 Rh6 61. Kg2 Qb3 62. Qe7+ Kb6 63. Qd8+ Kb7 64. Qd7+ Kb6 65. Rxc6+ Rxc6 66. Qd8+ Ka7 67. Qd7+ Kb6 68. Qd8+ Ka7 69. h8=Q Qf3+ 70. Kh3 Rh6+ 71. Qxh6 Qh1+ 72. Kg4 Qxh6 73. Qxd5 Qf6 74. Qf5 Qd4 75. Qf4 Kb7 76. Kf5 Qd5+ 77. Qe5 Qf7+ 78. Qf6 Qd5+ 79. Kf4 Qd2+ 80. Kxe4 Qe2+ 81. Kd5 Qa2+ 82. Kd6 Qa3+ 83. Ke6 Qa2+ 84. Ke7 Qe2+ 85. Kf7 Qh5+ 86. Kg7 Qg4+ 87. Qg6 Qd4+ 88. Qf6 Qg4+ 89. Kh6 Qe2 90. Kg5 Kc7 91. f4 Qf3 92. Qe5+ Kd7 93. f5 Qf1 94. f6  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2770) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2801) [C45]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (8), 2012-06-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. c4 Ba6 9. Nd2 g6 10. Nf3 Bg7 11. Bg5 f6 12. exf6 Qxe2+ 13. Bxe2 Nxf6 14. O-O-O O-O-O 15. Be3 Rde8 16. Bd3 d6 17. c5 Bxd3 18. Rxd3 Nd5 19. cxd6 cxd6 20. Bxa7 Kc7 21. Be3 Ra8 22. a3 Ra4 23. Re1 Rf8 24. Ng5 Re8 25. Bb6+ Kd7 26. Rxe8 Kxe8 27. Be3 Kd7 28. Rb3 Kc8 29. Bd2 h5 30. Nf7 Kc7 31. Rg3 Ne7 32. b4 Kd7 33. Rd3 d5 34. Kc2 Nf5 35. Bc3 d4 36. Kb3 Ra8 37. Ng5 Kd6 38. f3 Kd5 39. Ne4 Ne3 40. Rxe3  1 – 0 (view game)

Morozevich, Alexander (2769) – McShane, Luke J (2706) [D15]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (8), 2012-06-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. e3 b5 6. b3 Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3 8. gxf3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 e6 10. Bd2 Be7 11. f4 O-O 12. O-O bxc4 13. bxc4 Nb6 14. c5 Nc4 15. Be1 Kh8 16. Ne2 Rg8 17. Ng3 g5 18. Qf3 g4 19. hxg4 Nxg4 20. Rc1 Qf8 21. Bh3 Nf6 22. Kh2 Rb8 23. e4 Rxg3 24. fxg3 dxe4 25. Qc3 Nb2 26. Rb1 Nd5 27. Qd2 Nc4 28. Rxb8 Qxb8 29. Qe2 Nce3 30. Rh1 Bf6 31. Bg2 Bxd4 32. Bxe4 Nxf4 33. gxf4 Qxf4+ 34. Bg3 Qxe4 35. Re1 Qf5 36. Bd6 Ng4+ 37. Kg2 Ne3+ 38. Kh2 e5 39. Rg1 Qf4+ 40. Kh3 Qh6+  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [B75]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (8), 2012-06-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2 O-O 9. g4 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Be6 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Rc8 13. h4 Qc7 14. Rh2 e5 15. dxe6 fxe6 16. O-O-O e5 17. Be3 Qf7 18. Kb1 d5 19. h5 e4 20. hxg6 hxg6 21. Be2 Qe6 22. Bd4 Rc7 23. Rdh1 Rff7 24. a3 b6 25. fxe4 Qxe4 26. g5 Nh5 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. Bxh5 gxh5 29. Rxh5 Qc4 30. Qd1 Qe4 31. g6 Rfe7 32. R5h4 Qe5 33. Rh7+ Kg8 34. R7h5 Qe4 35. Qd2  1 – 0 (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2706) – Carlsen, Magnus (2835) [C85]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (9), 2012-06-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. d3 Nd7 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 f6 10. Nc3 Re8 11. Kh1 Nf8 12. Ne2 c5 13. Nh4 Ne6 14. Nf5 Bf8 15. Ne3 Nd4 16. f4 Be6 17. fxe5 fxe5 18. Ng1 g6 19. c3 Nc6 20. Nf3 Bg7 21. Qe1 a5 22. Rd1 a4 23. bxa4 Rxa4 24. a3 Rf8 25. Bc1 Ra8 26. Qg3 Bb3 27. Rde1 Qxd3 28. Ng4 Be6 29. Nh6+ Kh8 30. Qh4 Bf6 31. Bg5 Bxg5 32. Qxg5 Kg7 33. Qc1 Rf4 34. Rd1 Qc4 35. Rfe1 Raf8 36. Ng5 Bc8 37. g3 Rf2 38. Nf5+ gxf5 39. Nh3 Re2 40. Qg5+ Kh8  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2825) – Caruana, Fabiano (2770) [D70]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (9), 2012-06-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Kb1 Rd8 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Qe1 Ne5 15. Be2 e6 16. Bxb6 cxb6 17. f4 Nd7 18. dxe6 Qxe6 19. Nf3 Qe8 20. Qh4 Bf6 21. Ng5 Nf8 22. Bc4 Kg7 23. Qg3 Bxg5 24. fxg5 Be6 25. Nd5 Bxd5 26. Bxd5 Rd7 27. h4 Rc8 28. a3 Qd8 29. Qf2 Ne6 30. Ka2 Qe7 31. Rhf1 b5 32. Rd3 Rcc7 33. Kb1 a5 34. g4 a4 35. Rf3 Qd6 36. Rf6 Qc5 37. Qg3 b4 38. axb4 Qc2+ 39. Ka1 a3 40. bxa3 Rxd5 41. exd5 Nd4 42. Rxf7+ Rxf7 43. Qe5+ Kf8 44. Qb8+ Kg7 45. Rxf7+ Kxf7 46. Qxb7+ Ke8 47. Qb8+ Kd7 48. Qa7+ Kd6 49. Qxd4 Qc1+ 50. Ka2 Qc2+ 51. Qb2 Qc4+ 52. Ka1 Qxg4 53. Qf2 Kxd5 54. Qc5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Mikhail Tal Memorial 2012 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 14, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2769 4
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2801 4
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 3.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2784 3.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2770 3.5

Caruana,F (2770) – Tomashevsky,E (2738) [C88]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (4), 2012-06-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d3 d6 10. Nbd2 Na5 11. Ba2 c5 12. c3 Rb8 13. d4 Qc7 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Nc4 Rd8 16. Qe2 b3 17. Nxa5 Qxa5 18. Bb1 c4 19. Qxc4 Rb7 20. Qe2 Rbd7 21. h3 Rd6 22. Be3 h6 23. Nd2 Be6 24. Nc4 Qc7 25. Nxd6 Qxd6 26. a5 Rd7 27. c4 Qb4 28. Bd3 Bc5 29. Red1 Rc7 30. Bxc5 Qxc5 31. Qe1 Kf8 32. Qc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2825) – Morozevich,A (2769) [D31]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (5), 2012-06-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e3 Nd7 5. Nf3 f5 6. Bd3 Nh6 7. b3 Bd6 8. Bb2 O-O 9. O-O Rf6 10. Qc2 Nf7 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bxf5 e4 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7 14. cxd5 Rg6 15. Ndxe4 Nf6 16. Nxf6+ Qxf6 17. f4 Nh6 18. Ne4 Qf5 19. dxc6 Be7 20. c7 Rc6 21. Qb1 Rxc7 22. Nc3 Qxb1 23. Raxb1 Rd7 24. Rbd1 b6 25. e4 Bb7 26. h3 Ng8 27. e5 Rc8 28. d5 Bb4 29. e6 Rdd8 30. Ne4 Rxd5 31. Ng5+ Kg6 32. Rxd5 Bxd5 33. Rd1 Ne7 34. Bd4 Rc2 35. g4 Bd2 36. Rf1 Bc1 37. Nf3 Bxf4 38. Nh4+ Kg5 39. Nf3+ Kh6 40. h4 Rxa2  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov,T (2784) – Carlsen,M (2835) [C45]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (5), 2012-06-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 Qf6 6. Qf3 bxc6 7. Qg3 d6 8. Nc3 Qg6 9. Bd3 Nf6 10. Na4 Bd4 11. c3 Bb6 12. O-O Qxg3 13. hxg3 Ng4 14. Bf4 f6 15. Rad1 h5 16. Be2 Be6 17. Nxb6 axb6 18. a3 Ke7 19. f3 Ne5 20. Kf2 b5 21. Bxe5 fxe5 22. Ke3 h4 23. gxh4 Rxh4 24. Rh1 Rah8 25. Rxh4 Rxh4 26. Rc1 Rh2 27. Kf2 Rh8 28. Ke3 g5 29. Bd3 Kd7 30. Ra1 Bb3 31. Rc1 Kc8 32. Kf2 Kb7 33. Kg3 Be6 34. Ra1 Kb6 35. Rc1 c5 36. Ra1 c4 37. Bc2 Kc5 38. Re1 c6 39. Bb1 Kb6 40. Bc2 Kc7 41. Kf2 Kd7 42. a4 bxa4 43. Ra1 Rb8 44. Ra2 d5 45. exd5 cxd5 46. Bxa4+ Kd6 47. Bc2 d4 48. Be4 Rb6 49. Ke2 g4 50. fxg4 Bxg4+ 51. Kd2 Be6 52. Kc2 Bd5 53. Bxd5 d3+ 54. Kd2 Kxd5 55. Ke3 Rg6 56. Ra5+ Ke6 57. Ke4 Rg4+ 58. Kf3 Rf4+ 59. Ke3 Rf1  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana,F (2770) – McShane,L (2706) [A54]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (6), 2012-06-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 e4 5. Nd2 Qe7 6. Nb3 Bf5 7. Bg5 Nbd7 8. e3 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 a6 11. Na5 Rb8 12. b4 Bg7 13. Be2 O-O 14. Rb1 Bg6 15. h4 g4 16. h5 Bxh5 17. b5 axb5 18. Rxb5 Bg6 19. Nxb7 Rfc8 20. Na5 Ra8 21. Nc6 Qe8 22. a4 Nf8 23. Nd5 Nxd5 24. cxd5 f5 25. a5 Bf7 26. Qc2 Ng6 27. Bh4 Nxh4 28. Rxh4 h5 29. g3 Bf6 30. Rh1 h4 31. gxh4 Kh8 32. Kd2 Qg8 33. Bc4 g3 34. Rg1 g2 35. Kc3 Bxh4 36. Qe2 Qg5 37. Rb2 Bh5 38. Rxg2 Bxe2 39. Rxg5 Bxg5 40. Rxe2 Kg7 41. a6 Rh8 42. a7 Rh1 43. Kb2 Bh4 44. Rc2 Kf6 45. Ba6 Kg5 46. Bb7 Rxa7 47. Nxa7 Rf1 48. Nc6 Rxf2 49. Na5 f4 50. Nc4 Rxc2+ 51. Kxc2 fxe3 52. Nxe3 Bf2 53. Kd2 Kf4 54. Nc2 Kf3 55. Ba6 Bh4 56. Be2+ Kf2 57. Bh5 Bg5+ 58. Kc3 Bf6 59. Na3 Ke3 60. Nb5 Bh4 61. Nxc7 Be1+ 62. Kc4 Kd2 63. Nb5 e3 64. Nxd6 e2 65. Nf7 Bf2 66. Bxe2 Kxe2 67. d6  1 – 0 (view game)

Morozevich,A (2769) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [D20]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (6), 2012-06-14
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bxc4 Nb6 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. Ne2 Bg4 8. f3 Be6 9. Nbc3 Qd7 10. Ne4 Bd5 11. Nc5 Qc8 12. a3 e6 13. Qc2 Bxc5 14. dxc5 Nd7 15. f4 Bxg2 16. Rg1 Bf3 17. Be3 g6 18. O-O-O Ne7 19. Be4 Bxe4 20. Qxe4 b6 21. Nc3 O-O 22. c6 Nb8 23. f5 Nxf5 24. Bg5 Qe8 25. Qf4 f6 26. Bxf6 Qxc6 27. Kb1 Nd7 28. Ne4 Nc5 29. Nxc5 bxc5 30. h4 Rf7 31. h5 Rd7 32. hxg6 h6 33. Rxd7 Qxd7 34. Qf3 Rb8 35. Rd1 Qe8 36. Rd2 c4 37. Ka2 a5 38. Qd1 c3 39. bxc3 Ne3 40. Qe2 Nd5 41. Qd3 a4 42. Rb2 Rxb2+ 43. Kxb2 Qb8+ 44. Kc1 Qb3 45. Qa6 Qxc3+ 46. Kd1 Ne3+ 47. Ke2 Qc4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2801) – Tomashevsky,E (2738) [D45]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (6), 2012-06-14
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 a6 5. e3 e6 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 c5 8. O-O b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. dxc5 Qxd1 11. Rxd1 Bxc5 12. Nd2 O-O 13. Nb3 Bb4 14. Bd2 Nbd7 15. a3 Nc5 16. Nc1 Bxc3 17. Bxc3 Rfc8 18. Bd4 Bd5 19. f3 Bc4 20. Kf2 Bxe2 21. Kxe2 Nd5 22. Rd2 f6 23. Bxc5 Rxc5 24. Nd3 Rc7 25. a4 bxa4 26. Rxa4 Kf7 27. Ra5 Raa7 28. Nc5 Nb4 29. Rd6 Rc8 30. f4 Rac7 31. Nxe6 Rc2+ 32. Kf3 Rxb2 33. Nd4 Rc7 34. Rb6 Nd3 35. Rxb2 Nxb2 36. Rxa6 Nc4 37. g4 Nd2+ 38. Ke2 Ne4 39. h4 Rb7 40. g5 Kg6 41. Kf3 Re7 42. h5+ Kxh5 43. Nf5 Nd2+ 44. Ke2 Rd7 45. gxf6 gxf6 46. Rxf6 Kg4 47. Nh6+ Kg3 48. Rf8 Ne4 49. Rg8+ Kh3 50. Ng4 Kh4 51. Ne5 Ra7 52. Nf3+ Kh5 53. Kd3 Nf2+ 54. Kd4 Ra4+ 55. Kd5 Ra5+ 56. Ke6 Ng4 57. e4 Ra6+ 58. Ke7 Ra7+ 59. Kd6 Ra6+ 60. Kc7 h6 61. e5 Nf6 62. Rd8 Kg4 63. Nd4 Ra7+ 64. Kd6 Ne4+ 65. Kd5 Nc3+ 66. Kc4 Kxf4 67. e6 Rc7+ 68. Kd3 Ke5 69. Rd7 Nd5 70. e7 Rc3+ 71. Kd2 Rc8 72. Nc6+ Ke6 73. Rxd5 Rxc6 74. e8=Q Kxd5 75. Kd3 Re6 76. Qb5+ Kd6 77. Kd4 Ke7 78. Qf5 Rf6 79. Qh7+ Kf8 80. Ke5 Ra6 81. Qb7 Rg6 82. Qh7 Ra6 83. Qd3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Database update

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 12, 2012 in Site news

The database was updated and 2016 new games were added.

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Mikhail Tal Memorial 2012

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 11, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2784 2.5
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2801 2
3 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2769 1.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2835 1.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2825 1.5

Radjabov, Teimour (2784) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2738) [C45]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (1), 2012-06-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. Nc3 d6 7. Qe2 Nge7 8. Be3 O-O 9. O-O-O f5 10. exf5 Bxf5 11. h3 Bd7 12. Qd2 Bxe3 13. Qxe3 Kh8 14. Bd3 Qe8 15. f4 Qf7 16. Rhf1 Rae8 17. Qd2 Nb4 18. Be4 Bc6 19. Rde1 Bxe4 20. Nxe4 Qc4 21. a3 Nbc6 22. Qc3 Qd5 23. Nbd2 Nf5 24. g4 Nfd4 25. Qd3 b5 26. Kb1 b4 27. a4 h6 28. Nb3 Re7 29. Ned2 Rxe1+ 30. Rxe1 g5 31. f5  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – McShane, Luke J (2706) [A29]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (1), 2012-06-08
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bc5 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O O-O 7. e3 a6 8. d4 Ba7 9. h3 Rb8 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. b3 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 b5 13. Qe2 bxc4 14. Qxc4 a5 15. Bb2 Bd7 16. Rac1 Bc5 17. Rfd1 Re8 18. Na4 Bxa4 19. Qxa4 Bb6 20. Bc6 Re7 21. Bxf6 gxf6 22. Qg4+ Kh8 23. Rc4 Re5 24. Rd5 Qe7 25. Qf3 Rg8 26. Kg2 Rg6 27. b4 axb4 28. Rxb4 Kg7 29. a4 Qe6 30. h4 f5 31. Rf4 Rf6 32. Kh2 h6 33. h5 Kf8 34. Kg2 Kg7 35. Kh2 Kf8 36. Kg2 Kg7 37. Qd1 Kf8 38. Kf1 Qc8 39. Qd3 Kg7 40. Kg2 Rxd5 41. Bxd5 Qe8 42. Rxf5 Rxf5 43. Qxf5 Qe7 44. Bb3 Qf6 45. Qd5 c5 46. Bc4 Ba5 47. f4 Qe7 48. Kf2 Bc3 49. Ke2 Bb4 50. g4 Qd7 51. Kd3 Qe7 52. g5 hxg5 53. fxg5 Be1 54. g6 fxg6 55. Qg8+ Kf6 56. Qxg6+ Ke5 57. h6 d5 58. Qg7+ Qf6 59. Bxd5 Bh4 60. Kc4 Kd6 61. Qxf6+ Bxf6 62. a5 Kc7 63. h7  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2825) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [A29]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (1), 2012-06-08
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 f5 10. Rc1 Kh8 11. a3 Bf6 12. Bc5 Re8 13. b4 Be6 14. Re1 Qd7 15. e4 a6 16. Bh3 g6 17. Be3 Qg7 18. Ng5 Bg8 19. Nf3 f4 20. Bxb6 cxb6 21. Nd5 g5 22. Bd7 Re6 23. Bxe6 Bxe6 24. Nxf6 Qxf6 25. Rxc6 bxc6 26. Qa1 a5 27. Qxe5 Qxe5 28. Nxe5 axb4 29. axb4 c5 30. bxc5 bxc5 31. gxf4 gxf4 32. Kg2 Ra3 33. Kf3 c4 34. Kxf4 cxd3 35. Rd1 Ra2 36. Nxd3 Bc4 37. f3 Rxh2 38. Ne5 Ba2 39. Rd7 Rh6 40. Nf7+ Bxf7 41. Rxf7 Kg8 42. Rf5 Rh1 43. e5 h5 44. Rg5+ Kf8 45. Kf5 h4 46. Rh5 Kg7 47. f4 h3 48. Ke6 Kg6 49. Rg5+ Kh6 50. Kf5 Rh2 51. Rg8 Rh1 52. e6 h2 53. Rg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Morozevich, Alexander (2769) – Caruana, Fabiano (2770) [C81]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (1), 2012-06-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5
Be6 9. Qe2 Be7 10. Rd1 Na5 11. c3 Nxb3 12. axb3 O-O 13. Nd4 Qe8 14. f3 Nc5 15.
b4 Nb7 16. Be3 Bd7 17. Na3 c6 18. Nac2 a5 19. f4 Qc8 20. h3 Re8 21. Bf2 Bf8 22.
Qf3 Ra6 23. Ne3 Qa8 24. Ndc2 Qd8 25. bxa5 Nc5 26. b4 Ne4 27. Rd3 f6 28. Bh4 g5
29. fxg5 fxg5 30. Bg3 Bg7 31. Bh2 Rf8 32. Qe2 Rf2 33. Qe1 g4 34. Rd4 Rf8 35.
Rad1 Qe8 36. Nxg4 Bf5 37. Nce3 Bg6 38. Nf1 h5 39. Nge3 Ra7 40. Ng3 Bxe5 41. Nxe4
Bxd4 42. cxd4 Qxe4 43. Be5 Kh7 44. Rc1 Raf7 45. Kh2 Rf2 46. Rxc6 R8f3 47. Rc7+
Bf7 48. Kh1 Rf1+ 49. Qxf1 Rxf1+ 50. Nxf1 Kg6 51. Rc6+ Kh7 52. Ng3 Qb1+ 53. Kh2
h4 54. Ne2 Qxb4 55. Rc7 Kg8 56. a6 1-0 1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2801) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [E97]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (2), 2012-06-09
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. Bg2 h6 14. Ne6 Bxe6 15. dxe6 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 fxe4 17. b5 Rf6 18. Bxe4 Rxe6 19. Qa4 d5 20. Rd1 Kh7 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Qb3 Rb6 23. a4 a6 24. Ba3 axb5 25. Bxe7 Qxe7 26. Rxd5 b4 27. a5 Qf7 28. h4 h5 29. Qd1  1 – 0 (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2706) – Radjabov, Teimour (2784) [B30]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (2), 2012-06-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. b3 d6 6. e5 dxe5 7. Nxe5 Qd5 8. Nf3 Qe4+ 9. Kf1 Qf5 10. Nc3 Nf6 11. d3 Be7 12. Qe2 Nd5 13. Bd2 Nb4 14. Be1 O-O 15. Ne4 f6 16. h3 e5 17. Kg1 Rb8 18. Kh2 Qg6 19. Ng3 Qf7 20. Bc3 Bd7 21. Rhe1 Rfe8 22. Qd2 Bf8 23. Ng1 Rbd8 24. Bb2 Nd5 25. Kh1 Be6 26. a3 Qc7 27. Qd1 Nf4 28. N3e2 g5 29. Nxf4 gxf4 30. Qh5 Qg7 31. Ne2 Be7 32. Nc3 Kh8 33. Rg1 Qg6 34. Qf3 Qh6 35. g4 Rg8 36. Ne4 Rg6 37. Rg2 Rdg8 38. Rag1 Qg7 39. a4 Rh6 40. Kh2 Rh4 41. Kh1 h5 42. Rh2 hxg4 43. Qd1 Qh7 44. Rgg2 Rg6 45. Qg1 Rgh6 46. hxg4 Bxg4 47. Nd2 f3 48. Rxh4 fxg2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2825) – McShane, Luke J (2706) [D15]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (3), 2012-06-10
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 a6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. a4 h6 7. Bh4 b5 8. axb5 cxb5 9. Nxb5 axb5 10. Rxa8 Bb7 11. Ra1 g5 12. Bg3 e6 13. e3 Bb4+ 14. Ke2 Nc6 15. Ne1 Na5 16. Be5 O-O 17. h4 g4 18. Nc2 Be7 19. Ke1 Nb3 20. Ra2 h5 21. Be2 Bd6 22. f3 Nd5 23. fxg4 Bxe5 24. dxe5 Qb6 25. Bf3 Nxe3 26. Nxe3 Qxe3+ 27. Qe2 Qc1+ 28. Qd1 Qe3+ 29. Qe2 Qc1+ 30. Qd1 Bxf3 31. gxf3 Qe3+ 32. Qe2 Qc1+ 33. Qd1 Qe3+ 34. Qe2 Qf4 35. Qh2 Qxf3 36. Rf1 Qe4+ 37. Kf2 Nd2 38. Rg1 Qf3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Morozevich, Alexander (2769) [A09]
7th Mikhail Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (3), 2012-06-10
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. g3 Bg4 4. Qb3 Qb6 5. Ne5 Be6 6. d3 f6 7. Nf3 Bf7 8. Bh3 e5 9. O-O Na6 10. Nc3 Ne7 11. Be3 d4 12. Ne4 Ng6 13. Bc1 Nc5 14. Nxc5 Bxc5 15. Nd2 O-O 16. Ne4 Be7 17. f4 exf4 18. gxf4 Rfe8 19. f5 Ne5 20. Bf4 Bf8 21. Bg2 Qc7 22. Qc2 Qd7 23. Bd2 b5 24. c5 a5 25. Rf4 a4 26. Bb4 Rac8 27. Ng3 Kh8 28. Rh4 Bg8 29. Qd2 Qa7 30. Rc1 Nd7 31. Qf4 Bxa2 32. Qxd4 Nb8 33. Be1 Rcd8 34. Qc3 Na6 35. Bf2 b4 36. Qe1 Qb7 37. Ra1 Bb3 38. Qc1 Nc7 39. Bf3 Ra8 40. Bh5 Red8 41. Bg6 h6 42. Ne4 Ne8 43. Be3 Bd5 44. Kf2 Bxe4 45. Rxe4 Nc7 46. Bxh6 gxh6 47. Re7 Rd4 48. Rh7+ Kg8 49. Qe3 Rg4 50. h3 Rxg6 51. fxg6 Qc8 52. Rg1 Qf5+ 53. Ke1 Re8 54. Qg3 Ne6 55. e4 Qxc5 56. Kd1 Bg7 57. Rg2 Qe5 58. Qe3 Rd8 59. Ke1 c5 60. Rxh6 Nf4  0 – 1 (view game)

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