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September 2012

Sao Paulo – Bilbao Final Masters Rd5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2773 11
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2816 7
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2843 6
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2780 5
5 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2697 3
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2778 3

Caruana,F (2773) – Vallejo Pons,F (2697) [C02]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4), 2012-09-28
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. a3 Nh6 7. b4 cxd4 8. cxd4 Nf5 9. Be3 Bd7 10. Bd3 Nxe3 11. fxe3 g6 12. Nc3 Nxb4 13. axb4 Bxb4 14. O-O Bxc3 15. Rc1 Rc8 16. Ng5 O-O 17. Qg4 Bd2 18. Qh3 h5 19. Rxc8 Bxc8 20. Qf3 Qd8 21. Nxf7 Bxe3+ 22. Kh1 Qh4 23. Bxg6 Bg5 24. Bh7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2778) – Anand,V (2780) [D12]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4), 2012-09-28
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 e6 8. O-O Bb4 9. a3 Be7 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Qxe4 Nd7 13. Bf4 O-O 14. Rad1 Re8 15. Rd3 Nf8 16. Rb3 Qc8 17. Rc1 Ng6 18. Bg3 Qd7 19. h4 h5 20. Ne5 Nxe5 21. Bxe5 f6 22. Bg3 Bf8 23. Rd3 Qf7 24. Bf4 Rad8 25. Rcd1 Bd6 26. Bxd6 Rxd6 27. a4 Red8 28. b3 R6d7 29. R1d2 Rd6 30. Rd1 R6d7 31. R1d2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2843) – Aronian,L (2816) [C65]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4), 2012-09-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Be6 7. O-O Bd6 8. b3 Nd7 9. Nc4 Bxc4 10. bxc4 O-O 11. Rb1 b6 12. g3 f5 13. exf5 Rxf5 14. Qe2 Nc5 15. Be3 Ne6 16. Nd2 Qf6 17. Qg4 Rf8 18. Ne4 Qf7 19. a4 h5 20. Qe2 Be7 21. a5 Qg6 22. axb6 axb6 23. Kh1 Rf3 24. Rbe1 Bb4 25. Ra1 Qg4 26. Qd1 Qh3 27. Bf4 Bc3 28. Qxf3 Bxa1 29. Qg2 Qf5 30. Bd2 Bd4 31. h3 Bc5 32. Bc3 Be7 33. Re1 b5 34. Kg1 b4 35. Bb2 Bd6 36. h4 Be7 37. Kh2 Ra8 38. Ra1 Rxa1 39. Bxa1 Nc5 40. Nd2 Bf6 41. Bb2 b3 42. Nxb3 Nxb3 43. cxb3 Qxd3 44. Qxc6 Qc2 45. Qe8+ Kh7 46. Qxh5+ Kg8 47. Qe8+ Kh7 48. Qh5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2780) – Carlsen,M (2843) [E18]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5), 2012-09-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 Bf6 9. Qc2 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 d6 11. e4 Nd7 12. Rad1 g6 13. h4 Qe7 14. Rfe1 Bg7 15. Qc2 c5 16. b3 cxd4 17. Nxd4 a6 18. Qd2 Rfd8 19. Qe3 Rab8 20. Rd2 Nf6 21. Bf3 Qc7 22. Red1 Nd7 23. Bg2 Rbc8 24. Bh3 Re8 25. Nde2 Bf8 26. h5 Nf6 27. hxg6 hxg6 28. Bg2 Ba8 29. Bf3 Qc5 30. Qxc5 Rxc5 31. Na4 Rc7 32. Nxb6 Bxe4 33. Kg2 Rb8 34. Na4 d5 35. cxd5 Bxf3+ 36. Kxf3 Nxd5 37. Nf4 Nxf4 38. gxf4 Rb5 39. Nb2 Rf5 40. Nc4 g5 41. Rd4 Kg7 42. Rg1 Bc5 43. Re4 Kf6 44. Rxg5 Rxg5 45. fxg5+ Kxg5 46. Ne3 Ba7 47. Rc4 Rxc4 48. Nxc4 Kf6 49. b4 e5 50. a4 Ke6 51. b5 e4+ 52. Kxe4 axb5 53. axb5 Bxf2 54. b6 f5+ 55. Kf3 Bxb6 56. Nxb6 f4 57. Nd5 Kxd5 58. Kxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons,F (2697) – Karjakin,Sergey (2778) [C65]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5), 2012-09-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 Ne7 8. d4 exd4 9. cxd4 Bb6 10. Bd3 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. Nb3 d5 13. e5 Ne4 14. Qc2 Nc6 15. Bxe4 dxe4 16. Qxe4 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Nxd4 18. Qxb7 Nxb3 19. axb3 Qd3 20. Qf3 Rad8 21. Ra3 Qxf3 22. gxf3 f6 23. exf6 Rxf6 24. b4 Rd4 25. Rb3 Rc4 26. f4 Rg6+ 27. Kh1 Bxf2 28. Rxf2 Rxc1+ 29. Kh2 Kf7 30. Rc3 Rc6 31. Rxc1 Rxc1 32. b3 Kf6 33. Ra2 Kf5 34. Rxa7 Kxf4 35. Ra2 Ke3 36. Kg2 h5 37. h4 Kf4 38. Ra5 Rc2+ 39. Kf1 g6 40. Rg5 Kf3 41. Kg1 Rc6 42. Kh2 Kf4 43. b5 Rc2+ 44. Kh3 Rc3+ 45. Kh2 Rxb3 46. Rxg6 Rxb5 47. Rc6 Rb2+ 48. Kh3 Rb3+ 49. Kh2 Rb7 50. Rc5 Kg4 51. Rc4+ Kf3 52. Rc5 Kg4 53. Rc4+ Kf3 54. Rc5 Kg4 55. Rc4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2816) – Caruana,F (2773) [A04]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5), 2012-09-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 e6 9. Bb5 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Na4 Ba6 13. Re1 Nb6 14. Nc5 Bc4 15. Qc3 Bd5 16. Ne5 Qh4 17. b3 Rfe8 18. f3 f6 19. Ng4 h5 20. Nf2 f5 21. Bb2 Rad8 22. Qe3 g5 23. g3 f4 24. Qxe6+ Rxe6 25. gxh4 Rg6 26. Nh3 gxh4+ 27. Kf2 Rf6 28. Re5 Nd7 29. Nxd7 Rxd7 30. Rg1 Rff7 31. Ba3 Rd8 32. Bc5 a5 33. Rxh5 Re8 34. Rxh4 Re3 35. Ng5 Rc3 36. Ke2 Rd7 37. Kd2 Rxc5 38. dxc5 Bxb3+ 39. Kc1 Bxa2 40. Ne4 Rb7 41. Nc3 Bb3 42. Rxf4 a4 43. Nxa4 Kh7 44. Rxg7+ Rxg7 45. Kb2 Bd5 46. Nb6 Be6 47. Kc3 Rg5 48. Kb4 Kg7 49. Nc4 Rg1 50. Ne3 Rc1 51. h4 Kg6 52. Ng4 Bd5 53. Ne5+ Kg7 54. h5 Re1 55. h6+ Kxh6 56. Rf5 Kg7 57. f4 Rb1+ 58. Kc3 Rb3+ 59. Kd4 Rb4+ 60. Ke3 Rb3+ 61. Kf2 Rc3 62. Nd7 Kg6 63. Rf8 Ra3 64. Nb6 Be4 65. Ke2 Bf5 66. Rd8 Be4 67. Nc4 Rc3 68. Rd4 Bd5 69. Ne5+ Kf5 70. Nd7 Be6 71. Kd2 Rf3 72. Nb8 Bd5 73. Na6 Rxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sao Paulo – Bilbao Final Masters Rd3

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 27, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2773 7
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2816 5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2843 4
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2780 3
5 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2697 2
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2778 1

Aronian,L (2816) – Karjakin,Sergey (2778) [E15]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1), 2012-09-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Bg2 c6 9. e4 d5 10. exd5 cxd5 11. Ne5 Nfd7 12. O-O Nxe5 13. dxe5 Nd7 14. Re1 dxc4 15. Bxa8 Qxa8 16. Bh6 Rd8 17. Qg4 Bf8 18. Rad1 Nc5 19. bxc4 Bb7 20. Rxd8 Qxd8 21. Rd1 Qc7 22. Bf4 Qc6 23. f3 Nd7 24. Ne4 Qa4 25. Rxd7 Bxe4 26. Rd8 Bg6 27. Bg5 Qa3 28. Qd4 h6 29. Qd6 Kh7 30. Qxf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2780) – Vallejo Pons,F (2697) [D38]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1), 2012-09-24
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3 Ne4 9. Nd2 Nxg3 10. hxg3 c6 11. e3 Bf5 12. Qb3 Qb6 13. Be2 Nd7 14. a3 Be7 15. Qa2 a5 16. Nf3 h5 17. Rc1 h4 18. Na4 Qa7 19. Qb3 Be6 20. Bd3 O-O-O 21. gxh4 g4 22. Nd2 Bxh4 23. g3 Be7 24. Ke2 Rh3 25. Qc3 Rdh8 26. Rhf1 Bd6 27. Nb3 Bc7 28. Nbc5 Rh2 29. Kd1 Bd6 30. b4 axb4 31. axb4 Nxc5 32. Nxc5 Bxc5 33. bxc5 Rh1 34. Ra1 Qb8 35. Kc2 Rxf1 36. Rxf1 Rh2 37. Be2 Bf5+ 38. Kd2 Kd8 39. e4 Bxe4 40. Bxg4 b6 41. cxb6 Qxb6 42. Be2 Bf5 43. g4 Be4 44. g5 Bf5 45. Ra1 Rxf2 46. Ra8+ Kd7 47. Ke3 Rh2 48. Qa3 Rh3+ 49. Bf3 Be4 50. Ra7+ Qxa7 51. Qxa7+ Ke6 52. Qc7 Rxf3+ 53. Ke2 Kf5 54. Qxf7+ Kxg5 55. Qg7+ Kf5 56. Qd7+ Kg5 57. Qg7+ Kf5 58. Qd7+ Kg5 59. Qg7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2773) – Carlsen,M (2843) [C19]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1), 2012-09-24
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Nf3 Nbc6 8. Bd3 Bd7 9. O-O Qc7 10. Re1 Na5 11. Ng5 Ng6 12. Re3 c4 13. Be2 Nc6 14. Bh5 Nce7 15. Qg4 Ba4 16. Ra2 Nf5 17. Re1 O-O-O 18. Nf3 Kb8 19. h4 Rdf8 20. Qh3 Nge7 21. Qh2 h6 22. Bg4 g5 23. h5 Ng7 24. Nd2 f5 25. exf6 Qxh2+ 26. Kxh2 Rxf6 27. Bf3 Rhf8 28. Nf1 Nef5 29. Bg4 Be8 30. Bxf5 Nxf5 31. Ne3 Nxe3 32. Bxe3 Bxh5 33. Kg3 Bg6 34. Rb2 h5 35. f3 g4 36. Bg5 Rf5 37. f4 Re8 38. Re2 Kc7 39. Rb1 Rf7 40. Rh1 Rh7 41. Kf2 Kb6 42. g3 Ka5 43. Ke3 Bf5 44. Kd2 Rc8 45. Bh4 Rd7 46. Rb1 Rc6 47. Ree1 Rb6 48. Rxb6 Kxb6 49. Rb1+ Kc7 50. Kc1 Rd6 51. Kb2 Rb6+ 52. Kc1 Ra6 53. Kb2 Be4 54. Bg5 Kd7 55. Bh4 Ke8 56. Ka2 b6 57. Kb2 Kf7 58. Re1 b5 59. Rb1 Kg6 60. Re1 Kf7 61. Ra1 Rb6 62. Rb1 Kg6 63. Kc1 Ra6 64. Kb2 Kf5 65. Re1 Rb6 66. Rb1 a5 67. Kc1 Bg2 68. Kd2 Ke4 69. Re1+ Kf3 70. Re2 b4 71. axb4 axb4 72. Re3+ Kf2 73. Re2+ Kf3 74. Re3+ Kf2 75. Re2+ Kg1 76. Re1+ Kh2 77. cxb4 Rxb4 78. Rxe6 Be4 79. Rxe4 dxe4 80. f5 Kg2 81. Ke3 Rb2 82. d5 Rxc2 83. d6 c3 84. d7 Rd2 85. d8=Q Rxd8 86. Bxd8 h4 87. gxh4 g3 88. f6 c2 89. Kd2 e3+ 90. Kxc2 e2 91. Ba5  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2780) – Aronian,L (2816) [C67]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2), 2012-09-25
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. Rd1+ Ke8 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Ng5 Bc8 12. h3 Nh4 13. Bf4 Be7 14. e6 f6 15. Nf7 Rg8 16. Bxc7 Bxe6 17. Nd6+ Bxd6 18. Bxd6 Kf7 19. f3 Rgd8 20. Bg3 Nf5 21. Bf2 Nd6 22. b3 b6 23. Ne2 Nb7 24. c4 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 Rd8 26. Rxd8 Nxd8 27. Nc3 Ke7 28. Kf1 c5 29. Ke2 Nc6 30. Kd2 Kd7 31. Bg3 Bf7 32. Nb5 Bg6 33. Nc3 Bf7 34. Nb5 Bg6 35. Nc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2778) – Caruana,F (2773) [C78]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2), 2012-09-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. d4 Bb6 9. Be3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Bb7 11. Re1 exd4 12. cxd4 Nb4 13. Qe2 c5 14. a3 Nc6 15. d5 Ne7 16. h3 Re8 17. Bc2 Ng6 18. b3 Ba5 19. Rab1 Bc3 20. Rec1 b4 21. a4 a5 22. Bd3 h6 23. Qd1 Ba6 24. Bc2 Ra7 25. Kh2 Rae7 26. g4 Nxe4 27. Nxe4 Rxe4 28. Bxe4 Rxe4 29. Qc2 Qe7 30. Rg1 Rxe3 31. fxe3 Qxe3 32. Rbf1 Be2 33. Qf5 Bd3 34. Qd7 Be5+ 35. Kh1 Be4 36. Qe8+ Nf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Vallejo Pons,F (2697) – Carlsen,M (2843) [B07]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2), 2012-09-25
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. dxe5 dxe5 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Bg5 Be6 8. O-O-O Nbd7 9. Nb5 Ke7 10. Nxd6 cxd6 11. Bb5 Rhd8 12. Nd2 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 a6 15. Bxd7 Rxd7 16. f3 Rc8 17. Kb1 Nh5 18. Nf1 f5 19. exf5 Bxf5 20. Ne3 Bg6 21. Rd2 Ke6 22. b3 b5 23. Kb2 d5 24. Re1 Nxg3 25. hxg3 h5 26. c3 d4 27. cxd4 Rxd4 28. Rxd4 exd4 29. Nc2+ Kd5 30. Nb4+ Kd6 31. Rc1 Rxc1 32. Kxc1 h4 33. gxh4 gxh4 34. Nxa6 Bd3 35. Nb4 Bf1 36. Kd2 Bxg2 37. Ke2 Bh3 38. a4 Bf5 39. axb5 d3+ 40. Ke3 h3 41. Nxd3 Bxd3 42. Kd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2816) – Vallejo Pons,F (2697) [D39]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3), 2012-09-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. Bg5 Bb4 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 c5 8. e3 cxd4 9. exd4 Qd5 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Nd2 Nc6 12. Rb1 Rg8 13. Qc2 f5 14. Nxc4 b6 15. Ne3 Qd6 16. Bb5 Kf8 17. Nc4 Qc7 18. f3 Ne7 19. Ne5 f6 20. Nd3 a6 21. Ba4 Nd5 22. c4 Ne3 23. Qd2 Nxc4 24. Qb4+ Kf7 25. Rc1 b5 26. Bb3 Rxg2 27. Bxc4 bxc4 28. Rxc4 Qb8 29. Kf1 Ra2 30. Rg1 Ra1+ 31. Kg2 Ra2+ 32. Kf1 Ra1+ 33. Kg2 Ra2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2773) – Anand,V (2780) [B52]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3), 2012-09-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nc6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. Nde2 Nf6 10. f3 O-O 11. O-O a6 12. a4 e6 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bh4 Rfd8 15. Rb1 Qc7 16. Kh1 Rd7 17. Rc1 Re8 18. Nd5 exd5 19. cxd5 Qb6 20. Bf2 Qxb2 21. dxc6 bxc6 22. Rxc6 Rdd8 23. Rxa6 Qb4 24. Rb6 Qc4 25. Nd4 Ra8 26. Nb5 Red8 27. Rxd6 Rxd6 28. Nxd6 Qxa4 29. Qxa4 Rxa4 30. Rd1 Nh7 31. Ne8 Be5 32. Bg3 Bxg3 33. hxg3 Ng5 34. Rd8 h5 35. Nf6+ Kg7 36. e5 Ra1+ 37. Kh2 Ra2 38. Kg1 Ra1+ 39. Kf2 Ra2+ 40. Kf1 Ra1+ 41. Ke2 Ra2+ 42. Rd2 Ra5 43. Nd5 Ne6 44. Kf2 Rb5 45. f4 Rb3 46. Rd1 Rb2+ 47. Kg1 Ra2 48. Kh2 Ra4 49. Nf6 h4 50. Rf1 g5 51. f5 Nc5 52. Re1 Nd3 53. Re2 Ra5 54. gxh4 gxh4 55. Nd7 Nc5 56. Nxc5 Rxc5 57. Re4 Rc3 58. e6 fxe6 59. fxe6 Kf8 60. Rxh4 Re3 61. Rh8+ Kg7 62. Re8 Kf6 63. g3 Re4 64. Kg2 Re3 65. Kh3 Re4 66. g4 Re1 67. Rf8+ Kg7 68. Re8 Kf6 69. e7 Kg7 70. Kh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2843) – Karjakin,Sergey (2778) [E15]
5th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3), 2012-09-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Nbd2 d5 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Ne5 c5 9. dxc5 Qc7 10. Ndf3 bxc5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Qc2 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Qxc6 14. Bg5 f6 15. Bd2 Qb6 16. Rfe1 Rfd8 17. a3 Rab8 18. Rab1 Bf8 19. h4 Qb3 20. Qe4 Nb6 21. Bc3 Bb7 22. Qg4 e5 23. Nd2 Qf7 24. Bxb7 Rxb7 25. Nf1 Nc4 26. Red1 Rdb8 27. Qe4 Nd6 28. Qc2 Qg6 29. Qxg6 hxg6 30. Nd2 Kf7 31. e3 Nb5 32. Ba5 Nd6 33. Rbc1 Rb5 34. Bc7 R8b7 35. Bxd6 Bxd6 36. Nc4 Be7 37. e4 Ke6 38. Kg2 Rb8 39. Rd2 Rd8 40. Rxd8 Bxd8 41. Rd1 Be7 42. Rd3 Rb8 43. Kf3 Rb7 44. Ke2 Rb8 45. Kd2 f5 46. Rd5 Rd8 47. Rxd8 Bxd8 48. Kd3 f4 49. Ke2 g5 50. gxf4 exf4 51. hxg5 Bxg5 52. Kf3 Bh4 53. a4 a6 54. b3 g5 55. Na5 Ke5 56. Nc6+ Kd6 57. Na5 Ke5 58. Nc4+ Kd4 59. a5 Bxf2 60. Kxf2 Kxe4 61. Nd6+ Kd5 62. Ne8 Kc6 63. Nf6 Kb5 64. Ne4 g4 65. Ke2 Kxa5 66. Nxc5 Kb4 67. Nxa6+ Kxb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE Grand Prix London 2012 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2738 3.5
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2754 3
3 Leko, Peter HUN 2737 3
4 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2752 2.5
5 Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB 2725 2.5
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2783 2.5
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2729 2.5
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2722 2.5

Dominguez Perez,L (2725) – Gelfand,B (2738) [B33]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (3), 2012-09-23
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. c3 Rb8 12. Nc2 Bg5 13. Be2 O-O 14. O-O a5 15. Qd3 Be6 16. Rfd1 b4 17. cxb4 axb4 18. b3 Kh8 19. Qa6 Qc8 20. Qxc8 Rfxc8 21. Ba6 Rd8 22. Nc7 Bg4 23. f3 Rd7 24. fxg4 Rxc7 25. Rxd6 Nd4 26. Nxd4 Be3+ 27. Kh1 Bxd4 28. Rf1 f6 29. Bc4 Ra7 30. Ra6 Rxa6 31. Bxa6 Ra8 32. Rc1 Bc3 33. Rd1 Bd4 34. Rc1 Bc3 35. Rd1 Bd4 36. Rc1 Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2783) – Leko,P (2737) [A05]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (3), 2012-09-23
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. c4 c6 6. b3 Ne4 7. d4 d5 8. Bb2 Bf5 9. Nbd2 Nd7 10. Nh4 Nxd2 11. Qxd2 Be6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Bxe4 Bh3 14. Rfe1 Qc7 15. Nf3 Nf6 16. Bc2 Rad8 17. Qe3 Rfe8 18. Bc3 Qc8 19. Rad1 Bf5 20. Bxf5 Qxf5 21. Kg2 Qc8 22. h3 Qc7 23. Qe5 Nd5 24. Qxc7 Nxc7 25. Ba5 Rd7 26. Ne5 Bxe5 27. dxe5 Red8 28. Rxd7 Rxd7 29. Bxc7 Rxc7 30. Rd1 c5 31. g4 a6 32. Kf3 Kg7 33. Ke4 f6 34. Rd8 Kf7 35. Rh8 Kg7 36. Rd8 Kf7 37. Rh8 Kg7 38. Rb8 Kf7 39. Kd5 fxe5 40. Kxe5 b5 41. Kd5 bxc4 42. Kxc4 Rd7 43. Ra8 Rd2 44. Rxa6 Rc2+ 45. Kb5 h5 46. gxh5 gxh5 47. h4 Rxf2 48. a4 Rb2 49. Kc4 e5 50. Rh6 e4 51. Rxh5 Rc2+ 52. Kd5 Rc3 53. Rh7+ Kf6 54. Kxe4 Rxb3 55. Kd5 Ra3 56. Ra7 Rh3 57. Rh7 Ra3 58. Ra7 Rh3 59. a5 Rxh4 60. Kxc5 Rh1 61. Rb7 Ke6 62. Rg7 Rc1+ 63. Kb6 Kd6 64. Kb7 Rb1+ 65. Kc8 Rh1 66. Rg6+ Kc5 67. Kb7 Kb5 68. Rg5+ Kb4 69. a6 Rh7+ 70. Kb6 Rh6+ 71. Kb7 Rh7+ 72. Kb6 Rh6+ 73. Kb7 Rh7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wang Hao (2742) – Grischuk,A (2754) [D97]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (3), 2012-09-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 a6 8. Qa4 c5 9. dxc5 Bd7 10. Qa3 Bc6 11. Nd2 a5 12. f3 Nfd7 13. Nc4 Bd4 14. Be3 Bxe3 15. Nxe3 e6 16. Kf2 Qe7 17. Bb5 Nxc5 18. Rhd1 Qg5 19. Be2 Nba6 20. Bxa6 Nxa6 21. Ne2 Bb5 22. Nd4 Nb4 23. Ng4 h5 24. Ne3 Rfd8 25. Nxb5 Qxb5 26. Kg1 Rac8 27. h4 Qc5 28. Kh2 Qe5+ 29. Kh3 Qb5 30. Rxd8+ Rxd8 31. Rd1 Rxd1 32. Nxd1 Qf1 33. Ne3 Qh1+ 34. Kg3 Qe1+ 35. Kh3 b6 36. Qb3 Qe2 37. Qc3 Nd3 38. Qc8+ Kg7 39. Qc3+ Kh7 40. Qf6 Kg8 41. Qd8+ Kh7 42. Qf6 Kg8 43. Qd8+ Kh7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand,B (2738) – Wang Hao (2742) [E10]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (4), 2012-09-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 c6 7. O-O O-O 8. Qc2 b6 9. Bf4 Ba6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Rc1 Nbd7 12. Nc3 b5 13. a4 Qb6 14. axb5 Bxb5 15. Nxb5 Qxb5 16. Bf1 a5 17. e3 Qb7 18. Qc6 Qxc6 19. Rxc6 a4 20. Bb5 a3 21. bxa3 Bxa3 22. Rc7 Nb6 23. Rb7 Nc4 24. Bxc4 dxc4 25. Rc7 h6 26. Rxc4 g5 27. Be5 Ne4 28. g4 Be7 29. Rxa8 Rxa8 30. Rc2 f6 31. Bg3 Kf7 32. Kg2 h5 33. gxh5 Rh8 34. Rc7 g4 35. Ne1 Rxh5 36. Nd3 Rb5 37. h3 gxh3+ 38. Kxh3 Ke8 39. Ra7 Rb3 40. Nf4 Nxg3 41. Kxg3 Bd6 42. Kf3 Bxf4 43. Kxf4 Rb2 44. f3 Rh2 45. Ke4 Rh3 46. Rb7 Kf8 47. Rd7 Ke8 48. Rc7 Kf8 49. f4 f5+ 50. Ke5 Rxe3+ 51. Kf6 Kg8 52. Rg7+ Kf8 53. Rh7 Kg8 54. Rh1 Re4 55. Rd1 Kh7 56. Kf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk,A (2754) – Mamedyarov,S (2729) [C84]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (4), 2012-09-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 Re8 9. Re1 Bf8 10. d4 b5 11. Bc2 exd4 12. cxd4 Bg4 13. h3 Bh5 14. g4 Bg6 15. a3 h5 16. g5 Nh7 17. Nf1 Qd7 18. Kg2 d5 19. e5 Bxc2 20. Qxc2 g6 21. Be3 Nd8 22. Rac1 Rc8 23. Ng3 c6 24. Nh4 Ne6 25. Nxg6 fxg6 26. Qxg6+ Ng7 27. Qh6 Nf5 28. Qxh5 Nxg3 29. Kxg3 Bg7 30. Qg4 Nf8 31. f4 c5 32. Qxd7 Nxd7 33. dxc5 Nxe5 34. fxe5 Bxe5+ 35. Bf4 Bxb2 36. Rxe8+ Rxe8 37. Rc2 Bxa3 38. c6 b4 39. c7 Rc8 40. Rc6 b3 41. Rxa6 Bc5 42. Ra5 Bb6 43. Rxd5 Bxc7 44. Bxc7 Rxc7 45. Rb5 Kg7 46. Kg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Leko,P (2737) – Adams,Mi (2722) [C84]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (4), 2012-09-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 b4 9. a5 O-O 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Nc4 h6 12. c3 Rb8 13. Re1 bxc3 14. bxc3 Qc8 15. Ba4 Bxc4 16. Bxc6 Bb5 17. Bxb5 Rxb5 18. c4 Rb7 19. d4 c5 20. d5 Nh7 21. Qc2 Qd7 22. Bd2 Ng5 23. Nxg5 Bxg5 24. Bc3 h5 25. Ra3 Rfb8 26. h3 g6 27. Kf1 f5 28. Ba1 Kh7 29. Rf3 f4 30. Ra3 Bd8 31. Ke2 g5 32. f3 Kg6 33. Bc3 g4 34. hxg4 hxg4 35. Rh1 g3 36. Kd3 Bf6 37. Raa1 Rh8 38. Rxh8 Bxh8 39. Rb1 Rxb1 40. Qxb1 Qa4 41. Qc2 Qxc2+ 42. Kxc2 Bf6 43. Kd3 Bh8 44. Kc2 Bf6 45. Kd3 Bh8 46. Kc2 Bf6 47. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2752) – Leko,P (2737) [E15]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (5), 2012-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Qc2 Nbd7 10. Rd1 O-O 11. Bf4 Rc8 12. Nc3 Nh5 13. Bc1 Nhf6 14. Bb2 Qc7 15. e4 dxc4 16. Nd2 e5 17. Nxc4 exd4 18. Rxd4 Rfd8 19. Ne2 Bc5 20. h3 Bxc4 21. Qxc4 Ne5 22. Qc3 Bxd4 23. Nxd4 c5 24. Nf5 Nc6 25. Nxg7 Nd4 26. Qe3 Nxe4 27. Bxe4 Kxg7 28. Qg5+ Kh8 29. Bf5 Rb8 30. Re1 Re8 31. Rc1 Qe7 32. Qh5 f6 33. Bxd4 cxd4 34. Rc6 Rf8 35. Re6 Qg7 36. Re4 Qf7 37. Qf3 Qb7 38. Qe2 Rf7 39. Rxd4 Re7 40. Qf1 Rbe8 41. Qg2 Re1+ 42. Kh2 Qxg2+ 43. Kxg2 R8e7 44. a4 R1e5 45. Bd3 Kg7 46. Kf3 Rh5 47. Kg4 Rg5+ 48. Kh4 Rc5 49. Bc4 Kh6 50. g4 Rce5 51. Rd8 Re8 52. Rd7 R8e7 53. Rd8 Re8 54. Rd7 R8e7 55. Rd8 Re8 56. Rd7 R8e7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2752) – Leko,P (2737) [E15]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (5), 2012-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Qc2 Nbd7 10. Rd1 O-O 11. Bf4 Rc8 12. Nc3 Nh5 13. Bc1 Nhf6 14. Bb2 Qc7 15. e4 dxc4 16. Nd2 e5 17. Nxc4 exd4 18. Rxd4 Rfd8 19. Ne2 Bc5 20. h3 Bxc4 21. Qxc4 Ne5 22. Qc3 Bxd4 23. Nxd4 c5 24. Nf5 Nc6 25. Nxg7 Nd4 26. Qe3 Nxe4 27. Bxe4 Kxg7 28. Qg5+ Kh8 29. Bf5 Rb8 30. Re1 Re8 31. Rc1 Qe7 32. Qh5 f6 33. Bxd4 cxd4 34. Rc6 Rf8 35. Re6 Qg7 36. Re4 Qf7 37. Qf3 Qb7 38. Qe2 Rf7 39. Rxd4 Re7 40. Qf1 Rbe8 41. Qg2 Re1+ 42. Kh2 Qxg2+ 43. Kxg2 R8e7 44. a4 R1e5 45. Bd3 Kg7 46. Kf3 Rh5 47. Kg4 Rg5+ 48. Kh4 Rc5 49. Bc4 Kh6 50. g4 Rce5 51. Rd8 Re8 52. Rd7 R8e7 53. Rd8 Re8 54. Rd7 R8e7 55. Rd8 Re8 56. Rd7 R8e7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2769) – Grischuk,A (2754) [D86]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (5), 2012-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5 8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. h4 e6 12. h5 Qh4 13. hxg6 hxg6 14. f3 cxd4 15. cxd4 Rd8 16. Qd2 Bb7 17. Rad1 Rac8 18. d5 Na5 19. Bb5 exd5 20. Bg5 Qh8 21. Kf2 Bf6 22. Rh1 Qg7 23. Bh6 Qh8 24. Bg5 Qg7 25. Bh6 Qh8 26. Bg5 Qg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Leko and Gelfand lead the London Grand Prix

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 22, 2012 in Chess news

Leko, Peter (2737) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2769) [C11]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (2), 2012-09-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Ne2 b4 11. Bxc5 Nxc5 12. Ned4 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 Qb6 14. a3 Rb8 15. Be2 a5 16. axb4 axb4 17. O-O O-O 18. Qe3 Ba6 19. Bxa6 Nxa6 20. Qxb6 Rxb6 21. Kf2 Nb8 22. Ra8 Nc6 23. Rfa1 f6 24. Ke3 fxe5 25. fxe5 h6 26. h4 Rb7 27. h5 Rc7 28. Rxf8+ Kxf8 29. Ra8+ Ke7 30. g4 Nd8 31. Nd4 Nc6 32. Nf3 Kf7 33. g5 hxg5 34. Nxg5+ Ke7 35. Rg8 Nxe5 36. Rxg7+ Kd6 37. Rxc7 Kxc7 38. Nxe6+ Kd6 39. Nf4 Kc6 40. Nd3 Ng4+ 41. Kf4 Nf6 42. Kg5  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2722) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2729) [B18]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (2), 2012-09-22
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. Ne5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Nbd7 10. f4 e6 11. Bxh7 Nxh7 12. Be3 Be7 13. Qf3 Qa5+ 14. c3 Nhf6 15. h5 Qb5 16. O-O-O Nd5 17. Bd2 Nxe5 18. dxe5 O-O-O 19. b3 Nb6 20. Qe2 Rd3 21. c4 Qa6 22. Qxd3 Qxa2 23. c5 Bxc5 24. b4 Nc4 25. Qb1 Qa3+ 26. Kc2 Qxg3 27. Qb3 Qxb3+ 28. Kxb3 Nxd2+ 29. Rxd2 Be3 30. Rd3 Bb6 31. Rg3 Rg8 32. Rd1 Bd8 33. b5 cxb5 34. Rc3+ Kb8 35. Rd7 Rf8 36. Rg3 Kc8 37. Rd1 Rg8 38. Rc3+ Kb8 39. Rd7 Rf8 40. Kb4 a6 41. Rg3 Kc8 42. Rd1 Rg8 43. Rc3+ Kb8 44. Rd7 Rf8 45. Rg3 Kc8 46. Rd1 Rg8 47. Rc3+ Kb8 48. Rd7 Rf8 49. Rg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2730) – Wang, Hao (2742) [D10]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (2), 2012-09-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. b4 Ne4 9. Bb2 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Nd7 11. Qb3 Bb7 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. a4 a6 14. Ne1 Nf6 15. Ra2 Ne4 16. Ba1 Rc8 17. Nd3 e6 18. a5 b5 19. Bf3 Qe7 20. Rd1 Nd6 21. g3 Rcd8 22. Bg2 Nc4 23. Re2 Rd6 24. Bc3 Rfd8 25. f4 Bc6 26. Qb1 Na3 27. Qa1 Nc4 28. Qb1 Na3 29. Qa1 Nc4 30. Qb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2754) – Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2725) [A30]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (2), 2012-09-22
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Bc4 Nb6 9. Bb3 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. d5 Na5 12. h3 Nxb3 13. axb3 Bxc3 14. bxc3 Qxd5 15. Qe2 Qe6 16. Qb2 f6 17. c4 Qf7 18. Be3 Bd7 19. Ra5 Nc8 20. Rc5 Nd6 21. Rc7 Bc6 22. Bc5 Rad8 23. Nd4 Rd7 24. Rxd7 Bxd7 25. Qa3 a6 26. Bxd6 exd6 27. Qxd6 Re8 28. Rd1 Kg7 29. Nc2 Bc6 30. Nb4 Re6 31. Qd8 Re8 32. Qd4 Be4 33. Nd5 Bxd5 34. cxd5 Rd8 35. d6 Qe6 36. d7 Kf7 37. b4 Kg7 38. h4 h5 39. Qd2 Kh7 40. g3 Kg7 41. Kh2 Kh7 42. Qd4 Kg7 43. Rd2 Kh7 44. f3 Kg7 45. Kg2 Kf7 46. Kf2 b6 47. Qd3 Kg7 48. Qd4 a5 49. bxa5 bxa5 50. Qa4 Qh3 51. Rd6 Qh2+ 52. Ke3 Qg1+ 53. Ke4 Qc5 54. Qd4 Qf5+ 55. Ke3 a4 56. g4 hxg4 57. fxg4 Qe5+ 58. Qxe5 fxe5 59. Ke4 a3 60. Kxe5 a2 61. Rd1 a1=Q+ 62. Rxa1 Rxd7 63. Ra6 Re7+ 64. Kd5 Re1 65. Ra7+ Kf6 66. Ra6+ Kf7 67. Ra4 Rh1 68. Ke5 Rxh4 69. Ra7+ Kg8 70. Kf4 Rh1 71. Kg5 Rg1 72. Ra6 Kh7 73. Rxg6 Rxg4+ 74. Kxg4 Kxg6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2738) – Topalov, Veselin (2752) [D37]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (2), 2012-09-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Be2 dxc4 8. O-O c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. Bxc4 Qxd1 11. Rfxd1 b6 12. Nd4 Bb7 13. Rac1 a6 14. b4 Nce4 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 16. a3 Rfc8 17. f3 Bd5 18. Be2 Bb7 19. e4 h6 20. Be3 a5 21. Rxc8+ Rxc8 22. bxa5 bxa5 23. Rb1 Ba8 24. a4 Bb4 25. Kf1 e5 26. Nb3 Nd7 27. Rd1 Bc6 28. Rc1 Kf8 29. Ba6 Rc7 30. Bb7 Bb5+ 31. axb5 Rxb7 32. Nc5 Nxc5 33. Bxc5+ Ke8 34. b6 Bxc5 35. Rxc5 f6 36. Rxa5 Rxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kasimdzhanov, Rustam (2684) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2783) [E98]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (2), 2012-09-22
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. Be3 f5 11. f3 f4 12. Bf2 g5 13. Rc1 Ng6 14. Nb5 b6 15. b4 a6 16. Nc3 Rf7 17. Nd3 h5 18. c5 bxc5 19. bxc5 Bf8 20. cxd6 Bxd6 21. Na4 Nf6 22. Ndc5 Rg7 23. Ne6 Bxe6 24. dxe6 Qe7 25. Nc5 Kh8 26. Nb7 Ba3 27. Rc3 Bb4 28. Rd3 Qxe6 29. Qb3 Qxb3 30. Rxb3 a5 31. Rc1 g4 32. Kf1 g3 33. hxg3 fxg3 34. Bxg3 h4 35. Bf2 Nh5 36. f4 Nhxf4 37. Bg4 Rf8 38. a3 Bd6 39. Nxa5 Ne7 40. Bf3 h3 41. gxh3 Nxh3 42. Ke2 Ng5 43. Nc4 Ng6 44. Rh1+ Kg8 45. Nd2 Nf4+ 46. Kd1 Ra8 47. Nc4 Ra4 48. Nxd6 cxd6 49. Rh6 Rf7 50. Rxd6 Nfh3 51. Ke2 Rc4 52. Bb6 Rc2+ 53. Kd1 Rh2 54. Be2 Nxe4 55. Rd8+ Kg7 56. Re3 Nhg5 57. a4 Rf6 58. Rd7+ Kg6 59. a5 Rc6 60. Bd3 Rd2+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Olympiad 2012 Istanbul Round 10

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

Partial Standings

Pos Team Fed Pts
1 China CHN 7/1/1
2 Russia RUS 7/1/1
3 Armenia ARM 7/1/1
4 United States Of America USA 6/0/3

Wang, Hao (2726) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2778) [D17]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (10.1), 2012-09-07
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Qc7 8. g3 e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Bf4 Nfd7 11. Bg2 g5 12. Ne3 gxf4 13. Nxf5 O-O-O 14. Qc2 Kb8 15. gxf4 Nc4 16. e3 Nc5 17. Rd1 Rxd1+ 18. Nxd1 Qa5+ 19. Nc3 Qb6 20. O-O Qxb2 21. Qxb2 Nxb2 22. Rb1 Ncd3 23. Be4 Kc7 24. Kf1 a5 25. Bxd3 Nxd3 26. Ke2 Nc5 27. h4 Ne6 28. Ne4 Nc5 29. Nc3 Ne6 30. Rc1 Bb4 31. Ne4 h6 32. h5 b6 33. Rg1 b5 34. Ra1 bxa4 35. Rxa4 Nf8 36. Nf6 Nd7 37. Nxd7 Kxd7 38. Kd3 c5 39. Kc4 Ke6 40. e4 Rd8 41. f3 Rd1 42. Nxh6 Rd4+ 43. Kb5 Rd3 44. Nf5 Rxf3 45. h6 Bd2 46. Kxc5 Rh3 47. Nd4+ Kd7 48. f5 Rxh6 49. e5 Rh4 50. e6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kamsky, Gata (2746) – Wang, Yue (2685) [C42]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (10.1), 2012-09-07
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 Bf6 10. Kb1 Qd7 11. h3 O-O-O 12. Nd4 Bxd4 13. cxd4 d5 14. Bb5 a6 15. Be2 Bf5 16. Rhe1 Rhe8 17. Bf1 Qd6 18. a3 f6 19. Bf4 Qd7 20. f3 Rxe1 21. Rxe1 Re8 22. Rd1 h5 23. g4 hxg4 24. hxg4 Bh7 25. Bg3 Bg6 26. Qc3 Nd8 27. Kc1 Qc6 28. Qxc6 Nxc6 29. Bf2 Rh8 30. Bg1 Nd8 31. Bg2 Ne6 32. Rd2 Kd7 33. Be3 c6 34. Kd1 f5 35. Ke1 f4 36. Bg1 a5 37. Re2 b5 38. Kd2 Kd6 39. Re1 Rb8 40. b3 Rh8 41. Re2 Ke7 42. Re1 Kf6 43. Re2 Rh7 44. Re1 Rh4 45. Re2 Ng5 46. Re1 Rh8 47. Re2 a4 48. Kc1 b4 49. axb4 axb3 50. cxb3 Nh3 51. Bh2 Nf2 52. Rxf2 Rxh2 53. Rd2 Kg5 54. Bf1 Rh1 55. Rd1 Rh2 56. Rd2 Rh1 57. Rd1 Rh2 58. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2695) – Onischuk, Alexander (2666) [D31]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (10.1), 2012-09-07
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 b6 7. Be2 Bb7 8. O-O c5 9. dxc5 bxc5 10. Qb3 Qb6 11. Ne5 Nc6 12. Bf3 Qxb3 13. axb3 Nb4 14. Ra5 Rfc8 15. Rfa1 a6 16. Na4 Nc6 17. Nxc6 Rxc6 18. Bg5 Rc7 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. cxd5 Bxd5 21. Bxd5 exd5 22. Nb6 Rd8 23. Rxa6 Rc6 24. g3 Kg7 25. Kf1 Rdd6 26. Ra7 Rxb6 27. Rxe7 Rxb3 28. Raa7 Kg6 29. Rxf7 h5 30. Rfb7 Rdb6 31. Rxb6 Rxb6 32. Rc7 Rb5 33. b3 Kf5 34. Ke2 d4 35. exd4 cxd4 36. Rc4 Rxb3 37. Rxd4 Ra3 38. Kf1 Kg6 39. Kg2 Rb3 40. Kh3 Rb2 41. Kg2 Rb3 42. Re4 Ra3 43. Re3 Ra4 44. Kf3 Kg5 45. h3 Kg6 46. Re4 Ra3+ 47. Re3 Ra4 48. h4 Kf5 49. Rb3 Kg6 50. Ke3 Rc4 51. Rd3 Ra4 52. Rd4 Ra2 53. f3 Ra5 54. g4 Ra1 55. g5 Rh1 56. Rd6 Rxh4 57. f4 Rh1 58. Rxf6+ Kg7 59. Rh6 Re1+ 60. Kf2 Rh1 61. Kg2 Rh4 62. Kf3 Rh1 63. Ke4 h4 64. Kf5 h3 65. Kg4 h2 66. Kg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Akobian, Varuzhan (2617) – Bu, Xiangzhi (2670) [D14]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (10.1), 2012-09-07
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 Bf5 7. e3 e6 8. Qb3 Bb4 9. Ne5 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 O-O 12. Be2 Rc8 13. O-O Ne4 14. Qxb7 f6 15. Bg3 Rf7 16. Qa6 Nxc3 17. Rfc1 Nxe2+ 18. Qxe2 Rb7 19. Qa6 Rxc1+ 20. Rxc1 Qb6 21. Rc8+ Kf7 22. Qxb7+ Qxb7 23. Rc7+ Qxc7 24. Bxc7 Bd3 25. Bd6 h5 26. h4 g5 27. hxg5 fxg5 28. f3 Kg6 29. Kf2 g4 30. fxg4 hxg4 31. a3 a6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Olympiad 2012 Istanbul Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 5, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Team Fed +/-/=
1 Russia RUS 6/0/1
2 China CHN 6/1/0
3 Ukraine UKR 6/1/0

Kramnik, Vladimir (2797) – Aronian, Levon (2816) [D10]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (6.1), 2012-09-03
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 a6 7. Bd3 g6 8. h3 Bf5 9. Nf3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Bg7 11. O-O O-O 12. Rfc1 e6 13. Na4 Ne4 14. Nc5 Nxc5 15. Rxc5 Qd7 16. Rac1 Rfc8 17. a3 Bf8 18. R5c2 f6 19. Nd2 Bd6 20. Bxd6 Qxd6 21. Nb3 Rc7 22. Na5 Rac8 23. Nxb7 Rxb7 24. Qxa6 Rbc7 25. b4 Qd7 26. Qb6 Qe8 27. b5 Nxd4 28. Rxc7 Ne2+ 29. Kh1 Nxc1 30. Rxc8 Qxc8 31. Qc6 Qd8 32. b6 Kf7 33. Qc7+ Ke8 34. Qa7 d4 35. b7  1 – 0 (view game)

Movsesian, Sergei (2698) – Grischuk, Alexander (2763) [E90]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (6.1), 2012-09-03
1. c4 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6 9. Be2 Qe8 10. Nd2 Nd7 11. a3 h6 12. Bh4 Nb6 13. g4 a4 14. f3 Nc5 15. Qc2 c6 16. Bf2 Bd7 17. O-O-O cxd5 18. exd5 f5 19. Kb1 Rc8 20. Be3 Qd8 21. h4 e4 22. fxe4 fxg4 23. h5 g5 24. Bxc5 Rxc5 25. e5 Bf5 26. Bd3 Bxd3 27. Qxd3 Bxe5 28. Qg6+ Bg7 29. Nce4 Rxc4 30. Nxc4 Nxc4 31. Rdf1 g3 32. Rxf8+ Qxf8 33. Re1 Ne5 34. Qe6+ Kh8 35. Nxg3 Nd3 36. Rf1 Nf4 37. Qd7 Qf6 38. Qc8+ Kh7 39. Qc2+ Kg8 40. Nf5 Nxh5 41. Re1 Nf4 42. Re7 Bf8 43. Rxb7 Nxd5 44. Qc8 Nf4 45. Ka1 Ne6 46. Nxd6 g4 47. Ne4 Qf1+ 48. Ka2 Ng7 49. Qc6 Qf5 50. Nf6+ Kh8 51. Rf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Akopian, Vladimir (2687) [E16]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (6.1), 2012-09-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 c5 7. Bxb4 cxb4 8. O-O O-O 9. Qb3 a5 10. a3 Na6 11. Nbd2 d6 12. Nh4 Bxg2 13. Nxg2 e5 14. Nf3 Re8 15. Ne3 e4 16. Nh4 Qd7 17. Nhg2 a4 18. Qc2 b3 19. Qd2 Nc7 20. Nf4 Ne6 21. Nxe6 Qxe6 22. Qb4 Reb8 23. Rac1 h5 24. Rfd1 Kh7 25. Kg2 h4 26. Qd2 h3+ 27. Kg1 Rc8 28. Qb4 Rcb8 29. Qd2 Rc8 30. Qb4 Rcb8 31. Qd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Sargissian, Gabriel (2693) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2722) [D37]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (6.1), 2012-09-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Rc1 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. e3 Nc6 9. a3 a6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Bd3 Ba7 12. O-O d4 13. exd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 Qxd4 15. Be3 Qh4 16. Bxa7 Rxa7 17. Qa4 Qxa4 18. Nxa4 Be6 19. Be2 Re8 20. Bf3 b5 21. Nc5 Bd5 22. Bxd5 Nxd5 23. Rfd1 Nf4 24. Kf1 h6 25. g3 Ne6 26. Nb3 a5 27. Rd5 Rb8 28. h4 g6 29. h5 g5 30. Rc6 Kg7 31. Nd4 Nxd4 32. Rxd4 a4 33. Rb4 Rab7 34. Kg2 Rb6 35. Rxb6 Rxb6 36. Kf3 f5 37. Ke3 Kf6 38. f4 gxf4+ 39. gxf4 Ke6 40. b3 Ra6 41. Rxb5 axb3 42. Rxb3 Ra4 43. Ke2 Kd5 44. Rb5+ Ke6 45. Rb6+ Kd5 46. Rb5+ Ke6 47. Rb3 Kd5 48. Ke3 Kc5 49. Rd3 Re4+ 50. Kf3 Ra4 51. Kg3 Ra6 52. Rc3+ Kd4 53. Rb3 Kc4 54. Re3 Kd4 55. Kf2 Ra8 56. Ke2 Ra7 57. Rb3 Ra6 58. Kf2 Kc4 59. Rg3 Kd4 60. Re3 Ra8 61. Rb3 Ra7 62. Kg3 Ra6 63. Kh4 Ke4 64. Rb4+ Kf3 65. a4 Ra8 66. Rc4 Ra7 67. Rb4 Ra8 68. Kh3 Ra7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Olympiad 2012 Istanbul Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 3, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Team Fed Pts
1 Armenia ARM 5/0/0
2 Russia RUS 5/0/0
3 Azerbaijan AZE 4/0/1
4 Croatia CRO 4/0/1

Aronian, Levon (2816) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2769) [E15]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.1), 2012-09-01
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. d4 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Na6 10. d5 exd5 11. Nd4 Bc5 12. Nc2 c6 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. Bg5 Nc7 15. Ne3 d4 16. Bxb7 Rb8 17. Ng4 dxc3 18. Bxf6 gxf6 19. Be4 d5 20. Bc2 f5 21. Nh6+ Kh8 22. Nxf5 Qf6 23. a3 a5 24. Qd3 Rg8 25. b4 axb4 26. axb4 Bxb4 27. Ra7 Ne6 28. Ne7 Qg7 29. Nxg8 Kxg8 30. Qxd5 Bc5 31. e3 b5 32. Ra8 Rxa8 33. Qxa8+ Qf8 34. Qe4 Qh6 35. Ra1 b4 36. Ra5 Bf8 37. Qg4+ Qg7 38. Qh4 h6 39. Ra8 Nc7 40. Rxf8+ Qxf8 41. Qg4+ Kh8 42. Qf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Ponomariov, Ruslan (2734) – Movsesian, Sergei (2698) [A09]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.1), 2012-09-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. Qc2 e6 6. d4 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Be2 Nc6 9. Ne5 Qc7 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. e4 Be6 12. Be3 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. dxc5 Qa5+ 15. Bd2 Qxc5 16. Qxe4 Qd5 17. Bf3 Qxe4+ 18. Bxe4 Bd5 19. Bxd5 cxd5 20. Ke2 Kd7 21. Rhd1 Ke6 22. Bc3 f6 23. Rd3 Bc5 24. Rad1 Rhd8 25. f4 Rac8 26. Ba5 Rd6 27. Rc1 Rdc6 28. Rdc3 Kd7 29. Rb3 Bd6 30. Rb7+ Ke6 31. Rxc6 Rxc6 32. Bd2 Bc7 33. Kd3 h5 34. b4 Kd7 35. b5 axb5 36. Rxb5 Ra6 37. Rxd5+ Kc6 38. Rxh5 Ra3+ 39. Bc3 Bxf4 40. Ra5 Rxa5 41. Bxa5 Bxh2 42. Bc3 Kd5 43. a4 Bc7 44. a5 f5 45. a6 Kc6 46. Bxg7 Kb6 47. Kd4 Kxa6 48. Kd5 Kb7 49. Ke6 Kc6 50. Kxf5 Kd7 51. g4 Ke7 52. Kg6 Ke6 53. Bh6 Bd8 54. Bg5 Bc7 55. Bh6 Bd8 56. Bg5 Bc7 57. Bh6 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Akopian, Vladimir (2687) – Volokitin, Andrei (2709) [C42]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.1), 2012-09-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. c4 Nb4 9. Be2 O-O 10. a3 Nc6 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Bf5 14. Re1 Rfe8 15. Bf4 Rac8 16. h3 h6 17. Qc1 Qd7 18. Qb2 Bd6 19. Bxd6 cxd6 20. Nh4 Be6 21. Rad1 Qd8 22. d5 Bxd5 23. Rxd5 Qxh4 24. Qxb7 Qe7 25. Qxe7 Nxe7 26. Rxd6 Ng6 27. Kf1 Rxc3 28. Ra6 Rc7 29. Bf3 Rxe1+ 30. Kxe1 Nf4 31. Kd2 Kf8 32. Ke3 Ne6 33. Bd5 Ke7 34. f4 Rc3+ 35. Ke4 Rc7 36. Rc6 Rxc6 37. Bxc6 Kd6 38. Be8 Nc5+ 39. Kf5 Ke7 40. Bb5 Ne6 41. Bc4 Nc7 42. h4 f6 43. g4 Ne8 44. Kg6 Kf8 45. g5 hxg5 46. hxg5 fxg5 47. fxg5 Nd6 48. Bb3 Nb5 49. a4 Nd6 50. a5 Nb5 51. Bc4 Nd6 52. Bd5 Nb5 53. Kf5 Ke7 54. Kg6 Kf8 55. Kf5 Ke7 56. Kg6 Kf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2693) – Sargissian, Gabriel (2693) [D31]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.1), 2012-09-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. dxc5 Na6 8. Nf3 Nxc5 9. Be2 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Bd7 11. O-O Qb6 12. Ne5 Rac8 13. Be2 Rfd8 14. Rfd1 Be8 15. Nc4 Qc6 16. Ne5 Qb6 17. Nc4 Qc6 18. Rxd8 Rxd8 19. b4 Ncd7 20. Qb3 Nb6 21. b5 Qc5 22. Nxb6 Qxb6 23. a4 Qc5 24. Rd1 Rc8 25. Na2 Qc2 26. Nc1 Nd5 27. Be5 b6 28. Bd3 Qxb3 29. Nxb3 f6 30. Bb2 Nb4 31. Be4 e5 32. Bf5 Rc7 33. Be6+ Bf7 34. Bxf7+ Kxf7 35. Kf1 Rc2 36. Rd2 Rxd2 37. Nxd2 Nd3 38. Bc3 Ke6 39. e4 Nc5 40. a5 bxa5 41. Bxa5 Nb7 42. Nc4 Nd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Leko, Peter (2737) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2797) [E10]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.2), 2012-09-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rd1 b6 10. Bf4 Bb7 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. Nc3 Nh5 13. Bc1 Nhf6 14. e4 dxc4 15. Nxc4 b5 16. Ne3 Qb6 17. b3 Rfe8 18. Bb2 Bf8 19. Qe2 Ba6 20. Qd2 Rcd8 21. Rac1 c5 22. d5 Qa5 23. Qc2 c4 24. bxc4 bxc4 25. Ne2 exd5 26. exd5 Bb5 27. Nc3 Ba6 28. Ne2 Bb5 29. Qb1 Rb8 30. Qa1 Ng4 31. Nxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2763) – Almasi, Zoltan (2713) [C84]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.2), 2012-09-01
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 Re8 9. Nbd2 Bf8 10. Nf1 h6 11. Ng3 b5 12. Bc2 Ne7 13. d4 Ng6 14. b3 c6 15. Be3 Qc7 16. Bd3 Bb7 17. Qc2 Rac8 18. h3 Nf4 19. Bf1 Ng6 20. Bd3 Nf4 21. Bf1 Ng6 22. a4 Qb8 23. Bd3 Nf4 24. Bxf4 exf4 25. Nf5 bxa4 26. bxa4 c5 27. e5 dxe5 28. dxe5 Nd7 29. Rab1 Qa8 30. N5h4 Rc6 31. Be4 Rb6 32. Bh7+ Kh8 33. Rxb6 Nxb6 34. e6 Bxf3 35. Nxf3 g6 36. Bxg6 fxg6 37. Qxg6 Qc8 38. Ne5 Bg7 39. Nf7+ Kg8 40. Nxh6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Polgar, Judit (2698) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [C67]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.2), 2012-09-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nf5 8. c3 Nxe5 9. Rxe5 d6 10. Re1 O-O 11. d4 d5 12. Nd2 Bd6 13. Nf3 Ne7 14. Bd3 Bf5 15. Qc2 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 f6 17. Bd2 Qd7 18. Re2 Qf5 19. Qxf5 Nxf5 20. g4 Ne7 21. Rae1 Kf7 22. Bf4 Bxf4 23. Rxe7+ Kg8 24. Nh4 Bd6 25. Rd7 g6 26. Ng2 Rf7 27. Rxf7 Kxf7 28. h3 Rh8 29. Ne3 c6 30. a4 a5 31. b3 Re8 32. Kf1 Re4 33. Re2 Bf4 34. Ng2 Bd6 35. f3 Re6 36. Rxe6 Kxe6 37. f4 c5 38. Ke2 f5 39. g5 cxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2730) – Balogh, Csaba (2668) [D16]
40th Olympiad Open Istanbul TUR (5.2), 2012-09-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. exd4 Nc6 9. O-O Be7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 Nb4 12. a5 Bd7 13. Ne5 Rc8 14. a6 bxa6 15. Bxa6 Nxa6 16. Rxa6 Rc7 17. Bf4 Bc8 18. Raa1 a6 19. Rd3 Bb7 20. Rg3 Kh8 21. Rd1 Rc8 22. Bg5 Nd7 23. Bxe7 Qxe7 24. Qg4 f5 25. Qf4 Nf6 26. Qh4 Kg8 27. Re1 Rc7 28. Nd3 Ne4 29. Qxe7 Rxe7 30. Rge3 Rd8 31. f3 Nf6 32. Rxe6 Rxe6 33. Rxe6 Rxd4 34. Nc5 Rb4 35. Re7 Bd5 36. Nxd5 Nxd5 37. Re5 Nc7 38. Re7 Nd5 39. Re5 Nc7 40. Re7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Database update

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 2, 2012 in Site news

The database was updated and 5865 new games were added.

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