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July 2012

Biel Chess Festival 2012 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 29, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
4 Wang, Hao CHN 2739 13
2 Giri, Anish NED 2696 11
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2778 9
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 7
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2713 5
6 Bologan, Victor MDA 2732 0

Wang, Hao (2739) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2778) [B96]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (3), 2012-07-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 b5 8. e5 dxe5 9. fxe5 Qc7 10. exf6 Qe5+ 11. Be2 Qxg5 12. O-O Ra7 13. Qd3 Rd7 14. Ne4 Qe5 15. Nf3 Qc7 16. Qe3 Bb7 17. Nfg5 h6 18. Qh3 g6 19. Bd3 Nc6 20. Kh1 Ne5 21. Rae1 Bb4 22. Re3 Bd5 23. Be2 Nc4 24. Rd3 Qe5 25. a3 Ba5 26. Bg4 Nd6 27. Rxd5 Qxd5 28. Bxe6 fxe6 29. f7+ Kd8 30. Nxe6+ Kc8 31. f8=Q+ Rxf8 32. Rxf8+ Bd8 33. Nxd6+ Kb8 34. Rf1 Rxd6 35. Nxd8 Qc4 36. Rg1 Rxd8 37. Qg3+ Kb7 38. Qxg6 Rd2 39. Qxh6 Rxc2 40. Qg7+ Kb6 41. b4 Qd3 42. Re1 Qe3 43. Qf6+ Kc7 44. Qf1 Rf2 45. Qg1 Qf4 46. h3 Qg3 47. Qh2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2696) – Bacrot, Etienne (2713) [E97]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (3), 2012-07-25
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 Nh5 10. g3 f5 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. f3 f4 13. b5 fxg3 14. hxg3 h6 15. Ne6 Bxe6 16. dxe6 Qc8 17. Nd5 Qxe6 18. Nxc7 Qh3 19. Rf2 Rac8 20. Rh2 Qxg3+ 21. Rg2 Qh3 22. Qxd6 Rf7 23. c5 Nf5 24. exf5 Rfxc7 25. Be3 Qxf5 26. Rf1 Bf8 27. Bd3 e4 28. fxe4 Qxf1+ 29. Bxf1 Bxd6 30. cxd6 Rc3 31. Bd4 Rf3 32. e5 Rf4 33. Bb2 Nh7 34. e6 Ng5 35. Rxg5 hxg5 36. d7 Rg4+ 37. Bg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Bologan, Viktor (2732) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2778) [D20]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (4), 2012-07-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bxc4 Nb6 6. Bb3 Nc6 7. Be3 Bf5 8. Ne2 e6 9. Nbc3 Qd7 10. a3 O-O-O 11. Rc1 Kb8 12. O-O Qe8 13. Ba4 Nxa4 14. Qxa4 Bd3 15. d5 exd5 16. Rfd1 Bxe2 17. Nxe2 Be7 18. Rxc6 Qxc6 19. Qxa7+ Kc8 20. Nd4 Qa6 21. Qxa6 bxa6 22. Nc6 Rd7 23. b4 Kb7 24. Rc1 d4 25. Bxd4 f6 26. f4 fxe5 27. fxe5 Bg5 28. Rc4 Re8 29. Kf2 Rf7+ 30. Ke2 Re6 31. Na5+ Kc8 32. g3 Rh6 33. h4 Bd8 34. Be3 Re6 35. Bf4 Bf6 36. Re4 Rfe7 37. Nc4 g6 38. Re3 Bg7 39. Kf3 Rc6 40. Na5 Rce6 41. Nc4 h6 42. g4 Rd7 43. Ke4 Bf8 44. Rf3 Rf7 45. Rc3 Rd7 46. Be3 Kd8 47. Rb3 Ke8 48. h5 gxh5 49. gxh5 Rc6 50. Nb2 Rc2 51. Bf4 Rf7 52. a4 Re2+ 53. Be3 Rf1 54. Nd3 Be7 55. Nf4 Ra2 56. Nd5 Bd8 57. a5 c6 58. Nf4 Rh2 59. Ne6 Rh4+ 60. Kd3 Rd1+ 61. Kc2 Re1 62. Rd3 Bg5 63. Nc7+ Ke7 64. Bc5+ Kf7 65. Nxa6 Rh2+ 66. Kb3 Rb1+ 67. Kc4 Rh4+ 68. Kc3 Ra1 69. Kb2 Rhh1 70. Nb8 Rhb1+ 71. Kc3 Rc1+ 72. Kd4 Ke6 73. Nxc6 Rc2 74. Ke4 Re1+ 75. Kf3 Rf1+ 76. Kg4 Rg2+ 77. Kh3 Ra2 78. a6 Kf5 79. Nd4+ Ke4 80. Rf3 Rh1+ 81. Kg3 Bh4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2696) – Wang, Hao (2739) [E84]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (4), 2012-07-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 Nc6 7. Nge2 a6 8. Qd2 Rb8 9. Rc1 Bd7 10. Nd1 Re8 11. Nf2 b5 12. c5 dxc5 13. Rxc5 e5 14. d5 Ne7 15. g3 c6 16. dxc6 Nxc6 17. Rc1 Rc8 18. Bg2 Be6 19. b3 Qxd2+ 20. Bxd2 Red8 21. Bg5 Nb4 22. Nc3 Rd7 23. Ke2 Rdc7 24. Bd2 Bf8 25. Bh3 Nc6 26. Nd5 Nxd5 27. exd5 Nd4+ 28. Ke3 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 Rxc1 30. Bxc1 Bxd5 31. Ne4 Bg7 32. g4 f5 33. gxf5 gxf5 34. Nd2 Kf7 35. Bb2 Kg6 36. Bg2 Ne6 37. Kf2 Kf6 38. a4 Bf8 39. axb5 axb5 40. Bf1 Bb4 41. Nb1 Bc5+ 42. Kg3 Bd4 43. Bxd4 Nxd4 44. Nc3 Bxf3 45. Nxb5 f4+ 46. Kf2 Nxb5 47. Kxf3 Nd4+ 48. Kg4 Nxb3 49. Bd3 h6 50. Bb5 Nd2 51. Bc6 Ke6 52. Bb7 Kd6 53. h4 Kc5 54. Kh5 f3 55. Kxh6 e4 56. h5 f2 57. Ba6 Nc4  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2713) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [A40]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (4), 2012-07-26
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Bb4+ 3. Bd2 Bxd2+ 4. Qxd2 d5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. e3 Qe7 8. Rc1 Rd8 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. Bb5 Rd6 12. Bxc6 Rxc6 13. Ne5 Re6 14. f3 b6 15. O-O Bb7 16. Rfe1 h6 17. Ne2 c5 18. Nf4 Rd6 19. dxc5 bxc5 20. Ned3 c4 21. Nb4 Rad8 22. Nc2 Nd7 23. Nd4 Ne5 24. Rc3 Ra6 25. b3 Rb6 26. Rd1 Re8 27. Nc2 Qf6 28. Ne1 a5 29. Qd4 Rb5 30. Nh5 Qg5 31. Ng3 Nc6 32. Qf4 Qxf4 33. exf4 Nb4 34. bxc4 dxc4 35. Rxc4 Nxa2 36. Ne4 Bd5 37. Rc5 Rxc5 38. Nxc5 Nc3 39. Ra1 a4 40. Ned3 Bb3 41. Ra3 Nb5 42. Ra1 Nd4 43. Nb2 a3 44. Nbd3 Ra8 45. Nxb3 Nxb3 46. Ra2 Rd8 47. Ne1 Rd1 48. Kf2 Ra1 49. Rxa1 Nxa1 50. Ke2 a2 51. Kd3 Nb3 52. Nc2 f5 53. Kc3 Nc1 54. Kd2 Nb3+ 55. Kc3 Nc1 56. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2778) – Bacrot, Etienne (2713) [E92]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (5), 2012-07-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 Na6 10. Nd2 Qe8 11. O-O h5 12. a3 Bd7 13. b3 Nh7 14. f3 f5 15. Rb1 g5 16. Bf2 f4 17. b4 axb4 18. axb4 Qg6 19. c5 g4 20. c6 bxc6 21. dxc6 Be6 22. b5 Nb8 23. Nd5 Bxd5 24. exd5 g3 25. Be1 Ng5 26. Rb4 h4 27. Ne4 h3 28. hxg3 fxg3 29. Qd2 Rf4 30. Nxg5 Qxg5 31. gxh3 Qf5 32. Bxg3 Qxh3 33. Bxf4 exf4 34. Qxf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Giri, Anish (2696) [C42]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (5), 2012-07-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d3 Nf6 6. d4 d5 7. Bd3 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 h6 10. c4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nc6 12. Nc3 a6 13. Re1 Re8 14. Be3 b5 15. Bf1 Bb7 16. Rc1 Ne7 17. Ne5 Ned5 18. Nxd5 Nxd5 19. Bd2 Qf6 20. Qh5 c5 21. a4 c4 22. Re4 Bxe5 23. dxe5 Qg6 24. Qh4 Nf6 25. Ree1 Ne4 26. Bc3 Rad8 27. axb5 axb5 28. Bb4 Nd2 29. Qg4 Qxg4 30. hxg4 Nb3 31. Rb1 Bc8 32. f3 Rd5 33. Rbd1 Red8 34. Bd6 Rxd1 35. Rxd1 Be6 36. Be2 f6 37. exf6 gxf6 38. Bf4 Rxd1+ 39. Bxd1 Kg7 40. Be3 Bf7 41. f4 Bd5 42. Kf2 b4 43. Bc2 c3 44. bxc3 bxc3 45. Bf5 Nd2 46. Bd4 Ne4+ 47. Kg1 Kf7 48. Bxe4 Bxe4 49. Bxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wang, Hao (2739) – Bologan, Viktor (2732) [A58]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (5), 2012-07-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 g6 6. Nc3 Bxa6 7. g3 d6 8. Nf3 Bg7 9. Bg2 O-O 10. Rb1 Bc8 11. Nd2 Bf5 12. e4 Bc8 13. O-O Ba6 14. Re1 Nfd7 15. Nf3 Bc4 16. Bf4 Nb6 17. e5 Bxa2 18. Ra1 Bxd5 19. Nxd5 Rxa1 20. Nxe7+ Qxe7 21. Qxa1 d5 22. e6 fxe6 23. Bh3 e5 24. Nxe5 Qf6 25. Qa7 Kh8 26. Re2 Nc6 27. Nxc6 Qxc6 28. Re6 Qa4 29. Qxb6 Qd1+ 30. Bf1 Rxf4 31. Qxc5 Bd4 32. Qc8+ Kg7 33. Re7+ Rf7 34. Rxf7+ Kxf7 35. Qb7+ Ke6 36. Qxh7 Qb1 37. b4 Kd6 38. Qh6 Qf5 39. Qd2 Qe5 40. b5 g5 41. Qc2 Qe4 42. Qd2 Qg4 43. Bg2 Kc5 44. Qc2+ Kxb5 45. Qb3+ Ka6 46. Qd3+ Kb6 47. h3  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2696) – Bologan, Viktor (2732) [E60]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (6), 2012-07-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 c5 4. g3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 d5 6. Bg2 e5 7. Nf3 Bb4+ 8. Nbd2 e4 9. Nd4 O-O 10. Nc2 Be7 11. O-O Be6 12. b3 Nc6 13. Bb2 dxc4 14. bxc4 Qb6 15. Rb1 Qa6 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Nxe4 Bg7 18. Nc5 Qxc4 19. Nxb7 Qc3 20. Rc1 Ne7 21. Ne3 Qe5 22. Nc4 Qf6 23. Qa4 Rab8 24. Nc5 Nc8 25. Qa6 Re8 26. e3 Qe7 27. Nxe6 Qxe6 28. Qxe6 Rxe6 29. Rb1 Rxb1 30. Rxb1 Nb6 31. Nd2 Rd6 32. Ne4 Rc6 33. Rd1 Bf8 34. h4 Kg7 35. Bf3 Rc2 36. Rd2 Rc1+ 37. Rd1 Rc2 38. Rd2 Rc1+ 39. Kg2 Bb4 40. Rb2 a5 41. Nd2 Rc3 42. Nb3 Nc4 43. Re2 a4 44. Nd4 Bc5 45. Nc6 a3 46. Be4 f5 47. Bd5 Nb2 48. Ne5 Bb4 49. Nf3 Rc5 50. e4 fxe4 51. Rxe4 Rb5 52. Bb3 Rb7 53. Nd4 Nd3 54. Bc4 Nc5 55. Re3 Nd7 56. Ne6+ Kh8 57. Rd3 Be7 58. Re3 Nf6 59. Bb3 Bb4 60. Re2 Rb8 61. Rc2 Bd6 62. Rc6 Be5 63. Ra6 Bb2 64. Ra7 Ne4 65. Rc7 Be5 66. Re7 Bf6 67. Ra7 Bb2 68. f3 Nc3 69. Kh3 h6 70. Bc4 Rc8 71. Bb3 Rb8 72. Nc5 Nb5 73. Rd7 Nd4 74. Bd5 Nf5 75. Nd3 Ne3 76. Be4 Rb6 77. Nf4 g5 78. Nh5 Kg8 79. Rd3 Bc1 80. Rc3 Bd2 81. Rxa3 Rb2 82. Bg6 Rb8 83. Rd3 Bc1 84. Rc3 Bd2 85. Rc7 Rf8 86. Be4 gxh4 87. Kxh4 Nf5+ 88. Kg4 Nd6 89. Bd5+ Kh8 90. f4 Nf5 91. Be4 Ba5 92. Rc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2778) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [D91]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (6), 2012-07-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bf4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c6 8. e3 O-O 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. c4 Nc6 11. c5 Bg4 12. Be2 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 e5 14. dxe5 Bxe5 15. Bxe5 Nxe5 16. O-O Nxf3+ 17. Qxf3 Rc8 18. Rac1 Qd7 19. Rfd1 Rfd8 20. Qe2 Rc6 21. Qb2 Rdc8 22. Qa3 b6 23. cxb6 Rxc1 24. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 25. Qxc1 axb6 26. Qb2 Qc6 27. h3 h5 28. a4 Qxa4 29. Qxb6 Qa1+ 30. Kh2 Qe5+ 31. Kg1 Qa1+ 32. Kh2 Qe5+ 33. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2713) – Wang, Hao (2739) [D90]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (6), 2012-07-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qb3 dxc4 7. Qxc4 O-O 8. Bf4 Bc6 9. e3 Nd5 10. Bg3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Nd7 12. Be2 e6 13. O-O Bd5 14. Qd3 c5 15. e4 Bc6 16. d5 exd5 17. exd5 Ba4 18. Rab1 b5 19. Bd1 c4 20. Qd2 Bxd1 21. Rfxd1 Nc5 22. Be5 Nd3 23. Bxg7 Kxg7 24. Ne1 Qxd5 25. Nxd3 cxd3 26. Qxd3 Qxd3 27. Rxd3 Rfd8 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 29. Kf1 Rd2 30. a4 bxa4 31. Ra1 Rc2 32. Rxa4 Rxc3 33. Rxa7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Biel Chess Festival 2012 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 25, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 1.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2696 1.5
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2778 1
4 Wang, Hao CHN 2739 1
5 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2713 1
6 Morozevich, Alexander RUS 2770 0

Carlsen,M (2837) – Nakamura,Hi (2778) [B53]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (1), 2012-07-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 a6 5. c4 Nc6 6. Qd1 Bg4 7. Be2 Nf6 8. Nc3 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 g6 10. O-O Bg7 11. Be3 O-O 12. Rc1 Nd7 13. Be2 Nc5 14. f3 Rc8 15. Kh1 e5 16. Nd5 Ne6 17. Qd2 Ncd4 18. Bd3 Nc7 19. Bg5 f6 20. Be3 Nxd5 21. cxd5 Qb6 22. Rc3 Rc5 23. Bxd4 exd4 24. Rcc1 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 Rf7 26. Rc8+ Rf8 27. Rc4 Rf7 28. Qc1 Bf8 29. g3 Be7 30. Kg2 Bd8 31. Rc8 Kg7 32. Qd2 Bc7 33. h4 Rf8 34. Rxf8 Kxf8 35. h5 Kg7 36. h6+ Kf7 37. f4 Bd8 38. Qf2 Qc5 39. Qe2 Qc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wang Hao (2739) – Bacrot,E (2713) [E97]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (1), 2012-07-23
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 Nh5 10. g3 f5 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. Bf3 c6 13. Ba3 cxd5 14. exd5 e4 15. Be2 h6 16. Ne6 Bxe6 17. dxe6 f4 18. Qd2 f3 19. Bd1 Qc8 20. Re1 Qxc4 21. Bb3 Qa6 22. Bb2 Rad8 23. Nxe4 Nxe4 24. Rxe4 Bxb2 25. Qxb2 d5 26. Re3 Rd6 27. Rae1 Qb6 28. Bd1 a5 29. b5 Nf5 30. e7 Re8 31. Re5 Qc7 32. Bxf3 Rxe7 33. Rxe7 Nxe7 34. Qe5 Kf8 35. Qh8+ Ng8 36. Re8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Morozevich,A (2770) – Giri,A (2696) [D97]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (1), 2012-07-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Be6 8. Qb5 Bd7 9. Qc5 b6 10. Qg5 c5 11. dxc5 Bc6 12. Qh4 bxc5 13. Be2 e6 14. Bg5 h6 15. Bxh6 Nxe4 16. Qf4 Nxc3 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. bxc3 Qf6 19. Qe3 Nd7 20. O-O Rab8 21. Rfd1 Rfd8 22. h3 Bd5 23. a4 a5 24. Rab1 Bb3 25. Rd6 Bxa4 26. Ra1 Qe7 27. Ra6 Bb5 28. Bxb5 Rxb5 29. Ra7 Rdb8 30. Ne5 R8b7 31. Rxb7 Rxb7 32. Rxa5 Qd6 33. f4 Rb1+ 34. Kh2 Nxe5 35. fxe5 Qd1 36. Qf2 Qh1+ 37. Kg3 Rf1 38. Qxc5 Rd1 39. Qe3 Qf1 40. Kh2 Re1 41. Qd2 Qg1+ 42. Kg3 Re3+ 43. Kf4 g5+ 44. Kg4 Kh6 45. Ra4 Rxe5 46. h4 f6 47. Kf3 Qh2 48. hxg5+ fxg5 49. Re4 Rf5+ 50. Ke3 Qg3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2778) – Giri,A (2696) [D02]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (2), 2012-07-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Nbxd2 O-O 7. Bg2 b6 8. O-O Bb7 9. cxd5 Bxd5 10. Re1 Nbd7 11. e4 Bb7 12. e5 Nd5 13. Ne4 h6 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. a3 a5 16. Nfd2 Rad8 17. Nc4 Nb8 18. Ne3 Nxe3 19. fxe3 c5 20. Qg4 Bxe4 21. Bxe4 Rc8 22. Rcd1 Nd7 23. Bb1 b5 24. Qe4 f5 25. Qb7 Rb8 26. Qa7 Ra8 27. Qb7 Rab8 28. Qa7 Ra8 29. Qc7 c4 30. Rf1 Rfc8 31. Qd6 Qxd6 32. exd6 Nf6 33. g4 g6 34. gxf5 exf5 35. e4 Nxe4 36. Bxe4 fxe4 37. Rf6 Kg7 38. Re6 Rf8 39. Rxe4 Rad8 40. Re7+ Rf7 41. Rf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bacrot,E (2713) – Morozevich,A (2770) [D31]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (2), 2012-07-24
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Qxd4 7. Bxb4 Qxe4+ 8. Be2 Na6 9. Bd6 Qxg2 10. Qd2 e5 11. Bxe5 Bf5 12. Bf3 Qg6 13. O-O-O Nc5 14. Qe3 Bb1 15. Rd2 Bxa2 16. Bd6+ Ne6 17. Be4 Qh6 18. f4 Nf6 19. Nf3 Bxc4 20. Re1 O-O-O 21. Bxc6 Ba6 22. Ng5 Nxg5 23. Bd7+ Kxd7 24. Qe7+ Kc6 25. Qc7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2837) – Wang Hao (2739) [E32]
45th Biel GM Biel SUI (2), 2012-07-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 b6 6. e4 c5 7. e5 Ne8 8. d5 exd5 9. cxd5 d6 10. Bg5 f6 11. exf6 Nxf6 12. O-O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Bg4 14. Re1 Bxf3 15. gxf3 Nbd7 16. Bd3 h6 17. Bf4 c4 18. Bf5 Nc5 19. Rhg1 Kh8 20. Rg6 Rf7 21. Reg1 Qf8 22. Be3 Nxd5 23. Bd4 Nf6 24. Qd2 Re8 25. Rxg7 Qxg7 26. Rxg7 Kxg7 27. Qf4 Nd3+ 28. Bxd3 cxd3 29. Kd2 Kg6 30. Kxd3 Re6 31. h4 Rfe7 32. h5+ Kf7 33. Qf5 Re5 34. Qg6+ Ke6 35. f4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Fabiano Caruana wins the Dortmund Sparkassen 2012 on tie-break

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 23, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2775 4
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2779 3
3 Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR 2726 3
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2799 3
5 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2700 2
6 Leko, Peter HUN 2730 2

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2700) – Leko, Peter (2730) [B12]
40th GM Dortmund GER (9), 2012-07-22
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O c5 7. c4 Nbc6 8. Na3 a6 9. dxc5 d4 10. Qa4 Ng6 11. Rd1 d3 12. b4 Be7 13. Bxd3 Bxd3 14. Qb3 Ncxe5 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bb2 Qc7 17. Bxe5 Qxe5 18. Qxd3 O-O 19. Nc2 a5 20. Re1 Qb2 21. a3 Rfd8 22. Qe4 axb4 23. Rab1 Qf6 24. axb4 Ra2 25. Rf1 Rd2 26. Ne3 Rxf2 27. Qxb7 Qf4 28. Qxe7 Rxg2+ 29. Nxg2 Rxg2+ 30. Kxg2 Qg4+ 31. Kh1 Qe4+ 32. Kg1 Qg4+ 33. Kf2 Qf4+ 34. Ke2 Qe4+ 35. Kd2 Qd4+ 36. Ke2 Qe4+ 37. Kd2 Qd4+ 38. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2799) – Meier, Georg (2644) [A16]
40th GM Dortmund GER (9), 2012-07-22
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. e3 Nc6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bc4 cxd4 8. exd4 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Re1 Bf6 11. Bb3 Nde7 12. Bf4 Bxd4 13. Nxd4 Nxd4 14. Bc4 Nec6 15. Rc1 Qf6 16. Bc7 e5 17. Nd5 Qg5 18. f4 exf4 19. Bxf4 Qh4 20. Bg3 Qd8 21. Nc7 Rb8 22. Nb5 Ra8 23. Bd6 Re8 24. Bxf7+ Kxf7 25. Qh5+ g6 26. Qxh7+ Kf6 27. Nxd4 Nxd4 28. Qh4+ Kf7 29. Rc7+ Bd7 30. Qh7+ Kf6 31. Rf1+ Ke6 32. Qxg6+ Kd5 33. Rc5#  1 – 0 (view game)

Ponomariov, Ruslan (2726) – Fridman, Daniel (2655) [D37]
40th GM Dortmund GER (9), 2012-07-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Rc1 b6 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. g3 Ba6 12. e3 Bb7 13. Bg2 c5 14. Ne5 c4 15. O-O b5 16. b3 Nd7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. bxc4 dxc4 19. d5 b4 20. Rxc4 Ba6 21. Rxb4 Bxf1 22. Bxf1 Rab8 23. Rg4 Rb1 24. Qxb1 Qxg4 25. Qb7 Qa4 26. Bb5 Qxa2 27. d6 a5 28. d7 a4 29. Qb6 Qb1+ 30. Kg2 Qe4+ 31. Kg1 Qb1+ 32. Kg2 Qe4+ 33. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bartel, Mateusz (2674) – Caruana, Fabiano (2775) [D85]
40th GM Dortmund GER (9), 2012-07-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Qd2 Qxd2+ 12. Bxd2 e6 13. O-O b6 14. Rbc1 Bb7 15. Rc7 Bxe4 16. Ng5 Bd5 17. Bb4 Rd8 18. Bb5 a6 19. Nxf7 axb5 20. Nxd8 Na6 21. Rxg7+ Kxg7 22. Be7 b4 23. Rc1 Bxa2 24. Rc6 b5 25. h4 b3 26. Ba3 Nb4 27. Nxe6+ Kg8  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2779) – Gustafsson, Jan (2629) [B19]
40th GM Dortmund GER (9), 2012-07-22
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Kb1 O-O 14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. Qxe4 Nf6 16. Qe2 Qd5 17. Be3 Ng4 18. Bc1 Nf6 19. Ne5 Qe4 20. Qf1 c5 21. f3 Qh7 22. dxc5 Bxc5 23. Nd7 Nxd7 24. Rxd7 Rac8 25. g4 Bb6 26. Rh2 f5 27. Qe2 fxg4 28. Qxe6+ Kh8 29. Qxg4 Rce8 30. Rg2 Rg8 31. Bd2 Re5 32. a4 Ba5 33. Qd4 Rxh5 34. Bxa5 Rxa5 35. Rgxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

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Ponomariov, Karjakin, Caruana, Leko, and Naiditsch lead the Dortmund Sparkassen 2012 in Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR 2726 5
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2779 5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2775 5
4 Leko, Peter HUN 2730 5
5 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2700 5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2799 4.5

Leko,P (2730) – Karjakin,Sergey (2779) [E06]
40th GM Dortmund GER (6), 2012-07-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 Bd5 11. Qd3 c5 12. Nc3 Bc6 13. Rfd1 Qa5 14. Ne5 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 cxd4 16. Qxd4 Rd8 17. Qc4 Qxe5 18. Rxd8+ Bxd8 19. Bf4 Qa5 20. Qc8 Qb6 21. f3 g5 22. a5 Nc6 23. Qxa8 Qxb2 24. Bxg5 Kg7 25. Rd1 Qxc3 26. Rxd8 Nxd8 27. Qxd8 Nd5 28. e4 Ne3+ 29. Bxe3 Qxe3 30. g4 Qe2+ 31. Kg3 Qe1+ 32. Kg2 Qe2+ 33. Kg3 Qe1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ponomariov,R (2726) – Bartel,Mat (2674) [C84]
40th GM Dortmund GER (6), 2012-07-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 b5 9. Bc2 Nd7 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf6 12. Nf1 Re8 13. Ne3 Nb6 14. Ng4 Bc8 15. h3 Bxg4 16. hxg4 g6 17. d5 Ne7 18. g3 Qd7 19. g5 Bg7 20. Kg2 c6 21. dxc6 Qxc6 22. Nh2 d5 23. exd5 Nexd5 24. Be4 Rad8 25. Qf3 Qe6 26. Ng4 Na4 27. Rd1 Nc7 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 29. Bc2 Nc5 30. Be3 Nd3 31. Rd1 e4 32. Nf6+ Bxf6 33. Qxf6 Qxf6 34. gxf6 Nd5 35. Bd4 Nxb2 36. Re1 e3 37. Be4 exf2 38. Kxf2 h5 39. Kf3 Nc7 40. Bb7 Rb8 41. Re7 Rxb7 42. Be5 Rb6 43. Rxc7 Nc4 44. Bd4 Re6 45. Kf4 Nd6 46. Ra7 Nf5 47. Be5 Nxg3 48. Re7 Nf5 49. Rd7 Nh6 50. Re7 Ng4 51. Bd4 Kf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Gustafsson,J (2629) – Naiditsch,A (2700) [E94]
40th GM Dortmund GER (6), 2012-07-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Na6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. Re1 exd4 11. Nxd4 Qe5 12. Nf3 Qc5 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Nd2 h5 15. Nb3 Qb6 16. Bxg4 Bxg4 17. Qd3 Nb4 18. Qb1 a5 19. Nd2 Qd4 20. Bg5 Qd3 21. Nd5 Qxb1 22. Raxb1 Nxd5 23. cxd5 a4 24. Rec1 Rfc8 25. Be3 Be2  0 – 1 (view game)

Naiditsch,A (2700) – Ponomariov,R (2726) [C84]
40th GM Dortmund GER (7), 2012-07-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c4 O-O 8. h3 Nd7 9. Be3 Bf6 10. Nc3 Nd4 11. Bxd7 Bxd7 12. Nd5 b5 13. c5 dxc5 14. Rc1 c6 15. Nxf6+ Qxf6 16. Rxc5 Nxf3+ 17. Qxf3 Qxf3 18. gxf3 Rae8 19. Kh2 f5 20. Rg1 Rf6 21. d4 exd4 22. Bxd4 Rg6 23. Rxg6 hxg6 24. Be5 Kf7 25. h4 Rh8 26. Kg3 Rh5 27. Bf4 fxe4 28. Rxh5 gxh5 29. fxe4 Be6 30. a3 c5 31. Bd6 b4 32. a4 a5 33. Bxc5 Bd7 34. Bb6 Bxa4 35. Bxa5 b3 36. Kf4 g6 37. Bc3 Bd7 38. Kg5 Bg4 39. f4 Bf3 40. f5 Bxe4 41. fxg6+ Bxg6 42. Kf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2779) – Caruana,F (2775) [B42]
40th GM Dortmund GER (7), 2012-07-20
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Bc5 6. Nb3 Ba7 7. O-O Nc6 8. Qg4 Nf6 9. Qg3 d6 10. Kh1 e5 11. Nc3 Nh5 12. Qf3 Qh4 13. g3 Qg4 14. Qxg4 Bxg4 15. Nd5 Rc8 16. Kg2 Be6 17. Nd2 Nf6 18. Nc4 Bc5 19. Nxf6+ gxf6 20. c3 h5 21. h4 Ne7 22. Ne3 d5 23. exd5 Nxd5 24. Nf5 Rg8 25. Be4 Rd8 26. Re1 Rd7 27. Bh6 Nf4+ 28. Bxf4 exf4 29. b4 Bb6 30. Rad1 fxg3 31. fxg3 Rxd1 32. Rxd1 Bc7 33. c4 Rg4 34. Kf3 Bxf5 35. Bxf5 Rxc4 36. a3 Rc3+ 37. Rd3 Rxd3+ 38. Bxd3 Kf8 39. Be4 b6 40. a4 b5 41. axb5 axb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2775) – Kramnik,V (2799) [C65]
40th GM Dortmund GER (8), 2012-07-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. c3 O-O 7. Nbd2 Ne7 8. d4 exd4 9. cxd4 Bb6 10. b3 d5 11. e5 Ne4 12. Bd3 Bf5 13. Qe2 Nc6 14. Bb2 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 Be4 16. Be2 f6 17. b4 fxe5 18. dxe5 Kh8 19. b5 Ne7 20. Ng5 Ng6 21. g3 Qe7 22. e6 Rf5 23. Nxe4 dxe4 24. Qd7 Raf8 25. Qxe7 Nxe7 26. Ba3 Re8 27. Rad1 h5 28. Rd7 Nd5 29. Rf7 Nf6 30. Bc4 Bc5 31. Bb2 Re7 32. Bd4 Bd6 33. Re1 b6 34. Rf8+ Kh7 35. Rxe4 Rxf2 36. Kxf2 Nxe4+ 37. Kg2 Nc5 38. Ra8 Nxe6 39. Bd3+ Kh6 40. h4 g6 41. Rh8+ Rh7 42. Rg8 Rg7 43. Bxg7+ Kh7 44. Re8 Nxg7 45. Re3 Kh6 46. a4 Kh7 47. Kh3 Kh6 48. Bc2 Kh7 49. g4 hxg4+ 50. Kxg4 Kh6 51. Re2 Bb4 52. Re5 Nh5 53. Re6  1 – 0 (view game)

Gustafsson,J (2629) – Ponomariov,R (2726) [D45]
40th GM Dortmund GER (8), 2012-07-21
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 e5 10. Bb3 h6 11. h3 Re8 12. Bd2 e4 13. Nh4 Bb8 14. Nf5 Nb6 15. Ng3 Bxg3 16. fxg3 Be6 17. g4 Bc4 18. Bxc4 Nxc4 19. Ne2 Nd6 20. Nc3 Rc8 21. Be1 Nd5 22. Nxd5 cxd5 23. Qe2 Re7 24. Bh4 f6 25. Rac1 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Rc7 27. Qe1 Rxc1 28. Qxc1 Qc8 29. Qxc8+ Nxc8 30. Kf1 Kf7 31. Ke2 Kg6 32. Bg3 h5 33. gxh5+ Kxh5 34. Bc7 Ne7 35. Bd6 Nc6 36. b3 g5 37. g3 f5 38. Kd2 f4 39. gxf4 gxf4 40. Bxf4 Kh4 41. Bd6 Kxh3 42. Ke2 Kg2 43. Bc5 a6 44. Bd6 Nd8 45. Be5 Nf7 46. Bf4 Nd8 47. Be5 Kg1 48. Ke1 Nc6 49. Bd6 Na7 50. a4 Nc6 51. b4 Kg2 52. Ke2 Na7 53. Bc5 Nc8 54. a5 Kg3 55. Bf8 Na7 56. Bd6+ Kg2 57. Bc5 Nb5 58. Bf8 Na3 59. Be7 Nc4 60. Bc5 Nb2 61. Be7 Nd3 62. Bd6 Nf2 63. Bf4 Nh1 64. Kd2 Kf3 65. b5 axb5 66. Kc3 Nf2 67. Bg5 Nd1+ 68. Kb4 Nxe3 69. Kxb5 Nc4 70. Kc5 e3  0 – 1 (view game)

Leko,P (2730) – Bartel,Mat (2674) [C19]
40th GM Dortmund GER (8), 2012-07-21
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Qc7 8. Qxg7 Rg8 9. Qxh7 cxd4 10. Ne2 dxc3 11. f4 Nbc6 12. h4 Bd7 13. h5 O-O-O 14. Qd3 Nf5 15. h6 Rg6 16. h7 Rh8 17. Be3 d4 18. Bf2 Qa5 19. Rh3 f6 20. Nxd4 fxe5 21. Nxf5 exf5 22. Rd1 Rg7 23. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 24. Rxc3 exf4 25. Bxa7 Rhxh7 26. Bc5 Be8 27. Bd6 Rh4 28. Kf2 Rd7 29. Rdd3 Bh5 30. Rc4 Rg4 31. Bxf4 Re7 32. g3 Rg8 33. Ra4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Dortmund Sparkassen 2012 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 18, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ponomariov, Ruslan UKR 2726 3.5
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2779 3.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2799 3.5
4 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2700 3
5 Leko, Peter HUN 2730 3
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2775 3

Leko,P (2730) – Ponomariov,R (2726) [D27]
40th GM Dortmund GER (1), 2012-07-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Ne5 Ke7 10. Be2 Nbd7 11. Nc4 Ra7 12. Nbd2 b5 13. Na5 Rc7 14. a4 bxa4 15. Ndc4 Nb8 16. Rxa4 Bd7 17. Ra1 Bb5 18. b3 Ne4 19. Bb2 f6 20. Bf3 Ng5 21. Be2 Rd8 22. Rfc1 Bb4 23. Bf1 Nd7 24. Ba3 Bc5 25. Bxc5+ Nxc5 26. Na3 Bxf1 27. Kxf1 Rdc8 28. f3 Nf7 29. Rc3 Nd7 30. Rxc7 Rxc7 31. N3c4 Nfe5 32. Ke2 Nxc4 33. Nxc4 Nc5 34. Na5 Nb7 35. Nxb7 Rxb7 36. Rxa6 Rxb3 37. Ra7+ Kf8 38. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ponomariov,R (2726) – Caruana,F (2775) [B30]
40th GM Dortmund GER (2), 2012-07-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. O-O Bd7 5. Re1 Nf6 6. c3 a6 7. Bf1 Bg4 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 g6 10. d3 Bg7 11. Be3 O-O 12. Nd2 Nd7 13. Qd1 b5 14. Nf3 Nb6 15. d4 Na4 16. Re2 Qa5 17. Rc1 Rad8 18. Rec2 Qc7 19. b3 Nb6 20. a4 bxa4 21. bxa4 c4 22. a5 Nxa5 23. Ra1 Nb3 24. Rxa6 d5 25. exd5 Nxd5 26. Qe2 Na5 27. Bd2 Ra8 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29. Ra2 Rc8 30. Ng5 Nb3 31. Qxc4 Nxd2 32. Qxd5 Nxf1 33. Nxf7 e6 34. Qxe6 Rf8 35. Ne5+ Kh8 36. Kxf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Meier,Geo (2644) – Ponomariov,R (2726) [D12]
40th GM Dortmund GER (3), 2012-07-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O dxc4 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. Bxc4 Qc7 11. h3 g5 12. Be2 e5 13. Bd2 Rd8 14. Rc1 Nb6 15. Re1 Be7 16. a4 a6 17. a5 Nbd5 18. Nxd5 Rxd5 19. Bc4 Rd7 20. Qb3 O-O 21. d5 Ne4 22. Qd3 Nxd2 23. Qxd2 e4 24. Red1 Rfd8 25. Qe2 c5 26. b4 Qe5 27. b5 Bd6 28. Qg4 axb5 29. Bxb5 Re7 30. g3 g6 31. Kg2 Kg7 32. Rh1 Rh8 33. Be2 Rh5 34. Qc8 Rc7 35. Qa8 Rh8 36. Qa7 f5 37. Qb6 f4 38. exf4 gxf4 39. gxf4 Qxf4 40. Qb3 Rf8 41. Qe3 Qf6 42. Rc4 Bf4 43. Qxe4 Re7 44. Qd3 Bd6 45. f4 Rfe8 46. Bg4 Re3 47. Qc2 Bxf4 48. Rb1 Rg3+ 49. Kh1 Rxg4 50. hxg4 Qh4+ 51. Kg1 Qxg4+ 52. Kf1 Qh3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ponomariov,R (2726) – Karjakin,Sergey (2779) [C67]
40th GM Dortmund GER (4), 2012-07-16
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. Nc3 Bf6 10. Re1 c6 11. d4 Nf5 12. d5 d6 13. Ne4 Be7 14. c3 Nh4 15. g3 Ng6 16. f4 f5 17. Nf2 c5 18. Bd2 Bf6 19. Qc2 Ne7 20. c4 Kh8 21. a4 Bd7 22. Bd3 Qc7 23. Kg2 Rae8 24. Nh3 b6 25. Bc3 Bxc3 26. Qxc3 Ng8 27. Ng5 Nf6 28. b3 h6 29. Nf3 Kh7 30. h3 Qd8 31. Ra2 Rxe1 32. Qxe1 Re8 33. Re2 Rxe2+ 34. Qxe2 g6 35. Nd2 Kg7 36. Nb1 Kf7 37. Nc3 Nh5 38. Qe3 Qf6 39. Be2 Ng7 40. Kf2 g5 41. Bf3 g4 42. Bg2 h5 43. h4 a5 44. Ke1 Qe7 45. Qxe7+ Kxe7 46. Bf1 Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik,V (2799) – Ponomariov,R (2726) [D27]
40th GM Dortmund GER (5), 2012-07-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O a6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qe2 Nc6 9. e4 b5 10. Bb3 Bb7 11. Nc3 Nd4 12. Nxd4 Bxd4 13. e5 Nd5 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 15. Rd1 Bxb3 16. axb3 Qb6 17. Bd2 O-O 18. Ba5 Qa7 19. Rd2 f6 20. exf6 Rxf6 21. Rxd4 Qxd4 22. Bc3 Qf4 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. Rc1 Qf5 25. h3 Qd5 26. Qe3 h6 27. b4 Rf8 28. f3 Rd8 29. Kh1 Kh8 30. Re1 Qd4 31. Qc3 Qxc3 32. bxc3 Rd3 33. Rxe6 Rxc3 34. Rxa6 Rc4 35. Rb6 Rxb4 36. f4 Rxf4 37. Rxb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2779) – Kramnik,V (2799) [C45]
40th GM Dortmund GER (1), 2012-07-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. c4 Nb6 9. Nc3 Ba6 10. b3 O-O-O 11. Bb2 Re8 12. f4 f6 13. O-O-O fxe5 14. fxe5 Qxe5 15. Qxe5 Rxe5 16. Bd3 Re8 17. Rhf1 d5 18. cxd5 Bxd3 19. Rxd3 Nxd5 20. Nxd5 cxd5 21. Rxd5 Bd6 22. Bxg7 Rhg8 23. Rf7 Re2 24. Rd2 Rxg7 25. Rxg7 Bf4 26. Rgd7 Rxg2 27. Kc2 Bxd2 28. Rxd2 Rg4 29. Rd3 Rg2+ 30. Rd2 Rg4 31. Rd3 Rg2+ 32. Rd2 Rg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bartel,Mat (2674) – Karjakin,Sergey (2779) [A15]
40th GM Dortmund GER (2), 2012-07-14
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. d4 e6 5. a3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qa4+ Nd7 8. Nxd5 Bxd5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. e4 Be7 11. Bf4 Rc8 12. Rd1 O-O 13. Bd3 c5 14. d5 c4 15. Be2 exd5 16. exd5 Nc5 17. d6 Bf6 18. Qxc4 Ne6 19. Qb4 Rc2 20. Be3 Rxb2 21. Qc4 Qd7 22. Bd3 Rc8 23. Qg4 Rc6 24. Bf4 Bc3+ 25. Kf1 Rc5 26. Ng5 h5 27. Qxh5 Nxg5 28. Bxg5 g6 29. Bxg6 fxg6 30. Qxg6+ Bg7 31. Be3 Rd5 32. Ke1 Qxd6 33. Qxd6 Bc3+ 34. Kf1 Rxd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2779) – Naiditsch,A (2700) [C67]
40th GM Dortmund GER (3), 2012-07-15
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. b3 Bf5 24. Nd1 Bd7 25. c4 Be8 26. Bd2 Nf5 27. Bf4 Ng7 28. Ne3 Ne6 29. Rxh5 Nxf4 30. gxf4 Rg2+ 31. Kxg2 Bxh5 32. b4 Kd7 33. c5 Ke6 34. Kg3 b6 35. a3 f5 36. Kf2 Bg6 37. Ke2 Bh5 38. Kf2 Bg6 39. Kg2 Bf7 40. Kh3 Bh5 41. Kg3 Kf6 42. Nc2 Be8 43. Nd4 Bd7 44. Kf2 b5 45. Kg3 Kg7 46. Kf2 Kf6 47. Ke3 Be8 48. Kd2 Bd7 49. Kc3 Be8 50. Kb2 Bd7 51. a4 a6 52. a5 Be8 53. Kc3 Bd7 54. Nc2 Be6 55. Ne1 Bc4 56. Nd3 Bxd3 57. Kxd3 Ke6 58. Kd4 Kf6 59. Kd3 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2779) – Fridman,D (2655) [B12]
40th GM Dortmund GER (5), 2012-07-17
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. O-O Qxb2 9. Qe1 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 Bb4 12. Ndb5 Ba5 13. Rb1 Qxc2 14. Rb3 Ne7 15. Nd6+ Kf8 16. Nxb7 Bb6 17. Nd6 Ba5 18. Bf3 Bd3 19. Qc1 Qxc1 20. Rxc1 Ng6 21. Nxd5 Nxe5 22. Nf4 Nxf3+ 23. gxf3 Bg6 24. Rb7 Bb6 25. Rc8+ Rxc8 26. Nxc8 Bd4 27. Rb8 Be5 28. Ra8 Bxf4 29. Nxa7+ Ke7 30. Rxh8 Kd7 31. Nb5 Be5 32. a4 Kc6 33. Nc3 Bc2 34. a5 Bg6 35. Ne4 Kb5 36. Ra8 h6 37. Kg2 f5 38. Nd2 Bd6 39. a6 Bf4 40. Nc4 Bh5 41. a7 Ka6 42. Na5 Bc7 43. Rc8 Kxa7 44. Rxc7+ Kb6 45. Rxg7 Kxa5 46. Rh7  1 – 0 (view game)

Gustafsson,J (2629) – Kramnik,V (2799) [E92]
40th GM Dortmund GER (2), 2012-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. Be3 c6 8. O-O exd4 9. Nxd4 Re8 10. f3 d5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Rc1 a5 14. Qb3 a4 15. Qxd5 Qxd5 16. exd5 a3 17. b3 Nc6 18. Nc2 Rxe3 19. Nxe3 Nb4 20. Rc4 Nxa2 21. Ra4 Rxa4 22. bxa4 Bd4 23. Kf2 Nb4 24. Rc1 a2 25. Rxc8+ Kg7 26. Rc1 Nxd5 27. Rd1 Nxe3  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2799) – Bartel,Mat (2674) [A25]
40th GM Dortmund GER (3), 2012-07-15
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 f5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. e3 d5 6. Nxd5 Nxd5 7. cxd5 Nb4 8. d3 Nxd5 9. Nf3 Bb4+ 10. Bd2 Bxd2+ 11. Qxd2 Qd6 12. O-O O-O 13. e4 Ne7 14. d4 fxe4 15. Nxe5 Bf5 16. Qc3 Rad8 17. Rac1 Nd5 18. Qb3 Qb6 19. Qxb6 axb6 20. Rfe1 c6 21. Bxe4 Bxe4 22. Rxe4 Nf6 23. Rf4 Rfe8 24. Kf1 Nd5 25. Rf3 Nb4 26. Rc4 Na6 27. Re3 b5 28. Rc1 Nb4 29. a3 Nd5 30. Re2 Nb6 31. b3 Rf8 32. Nd3 Rxd4 33. Nc5 Rb8 34. Re7 Nd5 35. Rxb7 Rxb7 36. Nxb7 Ne7 37. Ke2 Rd7 38. Nc5 Ra7 39. Ra1 Nd5 40. Kd3 Nb6 41. Kd4 Kf7 42. f4 Ra8 43. Nb7 Nd7 44. a4 bxa4 45. bxa4 Kf6 46. a5 Kf5 47. h3 h5 48. Nd6+ Ke6 49. Ne4 Kf5 50. a6  1 – 0 (view game)

Naiditsch,A (2700) – Kramnik,V (2799) [C43]
40th GM Dortmund GER (4), 2012-07-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Nd7 6. Nxd7 Bxd7 7. O-O Bd6 8. Nc3 Qh4 9. g3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Qg4 11. Re1+ Kf8 12. Be2 Qg6 13. c4 dxc4 14. Bxc4 h5 15. Qf3 h4 16. Qxb7 Re8 17. Rxe8+ Bxe8 18. Bd3 Qh5 19. Qe4 hxg3 20. hxg3 Qd1+ 21. Bf1 Qh5 22. Bd3 Qd1+ 23. Bf1 Qh5 24. Bd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sergey Karjakin wins the World Rapid Championships 2012

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 8, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2779 11.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 10.5
3 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2752 9.5
4 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2726 9.5
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2763 9.0

Carlsen,Magnus (2837) – Karjakin,Sergey (2779) [C65]
World Rapid Final Astana KAZ (10), 2012-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. O-O a6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. Nxd4 Bc5 8. c3 O-O 9. f3 Nd7 10. Be3 Ne5 11. Qe2 Qe7 12. Nd2 f6 13. Kh1 Bd6 14. Rae1 c5 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. exf5 Qd7 17. f4 Nf7 18. g4 Rfe8 19. Qf3 Bf8 20. Ne4 Qd3 21. Nf2 Qb5 22. g5 Qxb2 23. gxf6 Qxc3 24. fxg7 Bxg7 25. Rg1 Kh8 26. Qxb7 Nd6 27. Qd5 Nxf5 28. Bxc5 Rad8 29. Rxe8+ Rxe8 30. Nd3 Qf6 31. Rg5 Rd8 32. Qxf5 Qxf5 33. Rxf5 Rxd3 34. Rf7 Rd1+ 35. Kg2 Rd2+ 36. Kf3 Rxa2 37. Rxc7 Kg8 38. h4 Rc2 39. Rc8+ Kf7 40. Ke4 Rc4+ 41. Kf5 Bd4 42. Rf8+ Kg7 43. Bd6 Rc6 44. Rd8 Bc5 45. Be5+ Kf7 46. Rd7+ Be7 47. h5 Ke8 48. Ra7 Rh6 49. Bg7 Rc6 50. h6 Kf7 51. Ke4 Ke8 52. Ra8+ Kf7 53. Rh8 Rc4+ 54. Kf5 Rc5+ 55. Be5 Bf8 56. Rxh7+ Kg8 57. Rh8+ Kf7 58. Rxf8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov,Veselin (2752) – Karjakin,Sergey (2779) [A15]
World Rapid Final Astana KAZ (5), 2012-07-06
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 Bg7 8. Nc3 d6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Be3 Rc8 11. Rac1 a6 12. b3 O-O 13. Qh4 Rc7 14. Bh3 Qb8 15. Bh6 b5 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. cxb5 axb5 18. Bxd7 Rxd7 19. Qb4 Rc8 20. Nxb5 Rc5 21. a4 Ba6 22. Rxc5 dxc5 23. Qe1 Bxb5 24. axb5 Qxb5 25. Rxd7 Qxd7 26. b4 cxb4 27. Qxb4 Qd1+ 28. Qe1 Qxe1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,Shakhriyar (2726) – Karjakin,Sergey (2779) [A15]
World Rapid Final Astana KAZ (9), 2012-07-07
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. d4 e6 5. Bf4 Bb4 6. Qb3 a5 7. e3 d6 8. Rd1 Nbd7 9. Be2 Ne4 10. O-O Bxc3 11. bxc3 g5 12. Bg3 h5 13. h4 Rg8 14. c5 dxc5 15. Bb5 c4 16. Qc2 Qe7 17. Bxc7 Kf8 18. d5 exd5 19. Bxd7 Qxd7 20. Qxe4 Qxc7 21. Qh7 gxh4 22. Nxh4 Qe5 23. Rd4 Re8 24. Qh6+ Rg7 25. Qxb6 Bc8 26. Qc5+ Kg8 27. Qxd5 Bg4 28. Qxe5 Rxe5 29. Rb1 Be6 30. Rb8+ Kh7 31. Rdd8 Rg4 32. Nf3 Rd5 33. Nd4 Rxd8 34. Rxd8 Rg5 35. f4 Rc5 36. e4 Bg4 37. Kf2 Rc7 38. Rb8 Kg7 39. Rb5 a4 40. a3 f6 41. f5 Kf7 42. Ke3 Bd1 43. Ne6 Rd7 44. Rb7 Rxb7 45. Nd8+ Ke7 46. Nxb7 h4 47. Nc5 Kf7 48. Ne6 Bg4 49. Kf4 Be2 50. Nd4 Bf1 51. Kf3 Kg7 52. Ne6+ Kh6 53. Nc5 Kg5 54. Nxa4 Bd3 55. Nb2  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2779) – Grischuk,Alexander (2763) [B12]
World Rapid Final Astana KAZ (4), 2012-07-06
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O h6 7. Nbd2 Nd7 8. Nb3 Bg6 9. a4 Nf5 10. a5 Rc8 11. c4 Be7 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. Bd3 O-O 14. g4 Nh4 15. Nxh4 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Bxh4 17. Bd2 f5 18. h3 Qe7 19. f4 a6 20. Kh2 Qf7 21. Rf3 Rc4 22. Rg1 Rfc8 23. Bc3 Kh8 24. Nd2 R4c6 25. Nf1 g6 26. Ne3 Nf8 27. Ng2 Be7 28. Rg3 b5 29. axb6 Rxb6 30. gxf5 exf5 31. Ne3 Rb5 32. Nxf5 gxf5 33. Qxf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,Magnus (2837) – Mamedyarov,Shakhriyar (2726) [C76]
World Rapid Final Astana KAZ (8), 2012-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. c3 Bd7 6. d4 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. d5 Nce7 9. Bxd7+ Qxd7 10. Be3 h6 11. Nfd2 f5 12. f3 Nf6 13. c4 O-O 14. Nc3 g5 15. c5 Ng6 16. exf5 Qxf5 17. Nde4 Nxe4 18. fxe4 Qxf1+ 19. Qxf1 Rxf1+ 20. Rxf1 dxc5 21. Bxc5 Bf8 22. Be3 Bd6 23. Ne2 Rf8 24. Rc1 Ne7 25. Ng3 b6 26. Nf1 Kf7 27. Nd2 Ke8 28. Rf1 Rxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Kf7 30. Ke2 b5 31. Nb3 c6 32. Bc5 Bxc5 33. Nxc5 cxd5 34. Nxa6 dxe4 35. Nc7 Nf5 36. Kd2 Nh4 37. Nxb5 Nxg2 38. a4 Ke7 39. a5 Kd7 40. Nc3 e3+ 41. Ke2 g4 42. b4 h5 43. a6 Kc6 44. b5+ Kb6 45. Nd5+ Ka7 46. Nf6 Kb6 47. Nd7+ Ka7 48. Nxe5 Nf4+ 49. Kxe3 Ne6 50. Nc6+ Kb6 51. Nd4 Nc7 52. Kf4 Kc5 53. Kg5 Kxd4 54. Kxh5 Nxb5 55. Kxg4 Nc7 56. a7 Kc5 57. h4 Kd6 58. Kf5 Ke7 59. Kg6 Kf8 60. Kf6 Ke8 61. Kg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk,Alexander (2763) – Carlsen,Magnus (2837) [C67]
World Rapid Final Astana KAZ (13), 2012-07-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Nc3 h6 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. h3 Ne7 12. Ne4 Ng6 13. Nd4 Nxe5 14. Bf4 Bd6 15. Re1 f6 16. Bxe5 Bxe5 17. Nxf6+ gxf6 18. f4 c5 19. Nb5 Bd7 20. Nc3 Rg8 21. fxe5 Bxh3 22. exf6+ Kf8 23. Re2 Bg4 24. Re3 Bd7 25. Nd5 Bc6 26. Nxc7 Rxg2+ 27. Kf1 Rc8 28. Re7 Rxc7 29. Rxc7 Rg6 30. f7 Rf6+ 31. Ke2 Rxf7 32. Rxf7+ Kxf7 33. Rf1+ Ke6 34. Ke3 h5 35. Rf8 Bd5 36. a3 Ke5 37. Re8+ Kd6 38. Rh8 a5 39. Rh6+ Kc7 40. Rxh5 Kd6 41. Rh6+ Kc7 42. Kf4 b6 43. Ke5 Bg2 44. Rh7+ Kb8 45. Rg7 Bf3 46. Kd6 Be4 47. c3 Bh1 48. Re7 Bg2 49. b3 Bh1 50. Re2 Kb7 51. Rb2 Bf3 52. b4 cxb4 53. axb4 axb4 54. Rxb4 Be2 55. c4 Ka6 56. Kc6 Ka5 57. Rb5+ Ka4 58. Kd5  1 – 0 (view game)

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Database update

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 1, 2012 in Chess news

The database was updated and 2602 new games were added.

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