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October 2012

Hikaru Nakamura wins the Unive Chess Festival 2012

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 28, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 4.5
2 Tiviakov, Sergei NED 2656 3
3 Giri, Anish NED 2693 2.5
4 Hou, Yifan CHN 2623 2

Giri,A (2693) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [E04]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (4), 2012-10-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 a5 7. O-O O-O 8. Bg5 Nc6 9. Nc3 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Nb5 Na7 12. a3 Bd6 13. Nc3 b5 14. a4 Bb7 15. axb5 Bb4 16. Ne5 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 Qd8 18. Kg1 Bxc3 19. bxc3 Nxb5 20. Qc2 Qd5 21. e4 Qd6 22. Rfc1 c5 23. Nxc4 Qc7 24. d5 exd5 25. exd5 Nd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tiviakov,S (2656) – Hou Yifan (2623) [B52]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (4), 2012-10-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. h3 Qc7 10. Qe2 Nc6 11. Nc2 O-O 12. O-O a6 13. Bd2 e6 14. Rac1 Rfe8 15. Be3 Ne5 16. Na3 Rac8 17. b3 Qa5 18. Nab1 d5 19. f4 Nc6 20. e5 Nh5 21. Qf2 d4 22. Bxd4 Nxd4 23. Qxd4 g5 24. fxg5 Bxe5 25. Qf2 Bf4 26. Ne4 Bxc1 27. Rxc1 Qe5 28. Re1 Kh8 29. Nbd2 Red8 30. Nf3 Qf4 31. g3 Qc7 32. Qb2+ Ng7 33. Ne5 Qb6+ 34. Kg2 Rc7 35. c5 Qb4 36. Qf2 Rd5 37. Nd6 Nf5 38. Nexf7+ Rxf7 39. Nxf7+ Kg7 40. Nd6 Nxd6 41. Qf6+ Kg8 42. Qxe6+ Kg7 43. cxd6 Qxd6 44. Qxd6 Rxd6 45. Re7+ Kg8 46. Rxb7 Rd2+ 47. Kf3 Rxa2 48. Kg4 Rd2 49. h4 a5 50. Kh5 Rd6 51. Ra7 Rb6 52. Kg4 Rb4+ 53. Kh3 Rb5 54. Kh2 Kh8 55. Kg2 Kg8 56. Kh3 Kh8 57. Kg4 Rb4+ 58. Kf5 Rxb3 59. h5 Rf3+ 60. Kg4 Rf8 61. Rxa5 Rb8 62. h6 Kg8 63. Kh5 Kf7 64. Rf5+ Ke6 65. Rf4 Rb3 66. Rf6+ Ke7 67. Ra6 Kf7 68. Ra7+ Kg8 69. Ra8+ Kf7 70. Rh8  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou Yifan (2623) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [B53]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (5), 2012-10-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 e5 5. Qd1 h6 6. Bc4 Nf6 7. Nc3 Be6 8. Bb3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Be3 Nc6 11. Qe2 Na5 12. Rfd1 Qc7 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. Bxd5 Nc4 15. c3 Rac8 16. Rac1 a6 17. b3 Nxe3 18. Qxe3 Bd7 19. Rc2 Kh7 20. Nd2 g6 21. Qa7 Rb8 22. Nc4 f5 23. Qb6 Rfc8 24. Qxc7 Rxc7 25. Nb6 Bc6 26. f3 Bg5 27. Nc4 b5 28. Bxc6 bxc4 29. Bd5 cxb3 30. axb3 Rb6 31. Kf2 a5 32. Ra1 Rc5 33. Ke2 Kg7 34. Kd3 Rb8 35. Ra4 Bd8 36. b4 axb4 37. cxb4 Rxc2 38. Kxc2 Bb6 39. Kb3 Kf6 40. Kc4 Ke7 41. h3 Kd7 42. Bf7 fxe4 43. fxe4 Ke7 44. Bd5 Kd7 45. Ra3 Rf8 46. Ra6 Kc7 47. Ra2 g5 48. Rc2 Rf2 49. Rxf2 Bxf2 50. g4 Be1 51. Be6 d5+ 52. exd5 e4 53. Kd4 Bxb4 54. Kxe4 Kd6 55. Kf5 Ba5 56. Kg6 Bd8 57. Kxh6 Ke5 58. Kg6 Be7 59. Kf7 Bb4 60. Ke8 Kd6 61. Bg8 Bd2 62. Kf8 Ba5 63. Kg7 Ke5 64. Kg6 Bd8 65. Kg7 Be7 66. Kf7 Bb4 67. Kg6 Be7 68. Be6 Bd8 69. Kf7 Kd6 70. Ke8 Ba5 71. Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tiviakov,S (2656) – Giri,A (2693) [B22]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (5), 2012-10-26
1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 d6 7. Bc4 e6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Rd1 Bd7 11. Bd2 Qb6 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 dxe5 14. dxe5 Rfd8 15. h4 Be8 16. h5 Rxd1+ 17. Rxd1 Rd8 18. Rxd8 Qxd8 19. a3 Bf8 20. Qd3 g6 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Qxd8 Nxd8 23. Nd2 Bc6 24. Bd3 Be7 25. Ne4 b6 26. f4 Bh4 27. Kh2 Kf8 28. g4 Be7 29. Kg3 Nb7 30. b4 a5 31. Nf6 axb4 32. axb4 Ba4 33. Kf2 Kg7 34. Ke3 Kf8 35. Ba6 Bxf6 36. exf6 Nd6 37. Be5 Nb5 38. Bb7 Na3 39. Kd3 Ke8 40. Bd4 Kd7 41. Bxb6 Bc6 42. Ba6 Bb5+ 43. Bxb5+ Nxb5 44. Bc5 Kc6 45. Ke4 Nc3+ 46. Kd4 Nb5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2693) – Hou Yifan (2623) [E06]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (6), 2012-10-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qa4 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Be4 11. Qc1 Bb7 12. Bf4 Nd5 13. Nc3 Nxf4 14. Qxf4 Nd7 15. Rfd1 Bd6 16. Qe3 Nb6 17. a4 bxa4 18. Nxa4 Nxa4 19. Rxa4 Rb8 20. b3 Bd5 21. Nd2 Bb4 22. Bxd5 Bxd2 23. Qf3 Qxd5 24. Qxd5 exd5 25. Rxd2 Rb6 26. Rda2 Ra8 27. Ra5 c6 28. g4 g5 29. Kg2 Kg7 30. h4 gxh4 31. Kh3 Rxb3+ 32. Kxh4 Rb6 33. Kg5 h6+ 34. Kf5 Re8 35. e3 Re6 36. Kf4 Rb1 37. Ra1 Rb2 38. Kg3 Rg6 39. Rh1 Rb6 40. Kf4 Rf6+ 41. Kg3 Rg6 42. Kf4 Rf6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2775) – Tiviakov,S (2656) [C00]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (6), 2012-10-27
1. e4 e6 2. d3 c5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 a6 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. c4 Bg7 9. Bg2 Ne7 10. O-O d6 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Bg5 Qc7 13. Qd2 Rb8 14. Rfd1 Rd8 15. Rac1 c5 16. b3 Bb7 17. h4 h5 18. Qd3 Bc6 19. Qe2 Be8 20. Rd3 Rdc8 21. Qd2 Rb6 22. Bf4 Be5 23. Rd1 Kh7 24. Kh1 Ng8 25. Be3 Bg7 26. Ne2 Rd8 27. Bf4 e5 28. Bg5 f6 29. Be3 Ne7 30. Nc3 Qc8 31. Kh2 Rc6 32. f4 Qb7 33. fxe5 fxe5 34. Bg5 Rd7 35. Bh3 Rdc7 36. Rf1 Bd7 37. Bg2 Bg4 38. Rxd6 Rxd6 39. Qxd6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Unive Chess Festival 2012 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 24, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 2.5
2 Tiviakov, Sergei NED 2656 1.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2693 1
4 Hou, Yifan CHN 2623 1

Tiviakov,S (2656) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [B52]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (2), 2012-10-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. f3 O-O 10. Be3 Nc6 11. O-O a6 12. a4 e6 13. Nde2 Rac8 14. Rc1 Rfe8 15. Bf2 Qe7 16. b3 Nd7 17. Nd4 Nb4 18. Kh1 Nc5 19. Bg1 h5 20. Rb1 Qd8 21. Nde2 Qc7 22. Qd2 Red8 23. Nd1 Nc6 24. Ne3 f5 25. exf5 gxf5 26. Nc2 Qf7 27. Nf4 Ne7 28. Ne3 Bh6 29. Nd3 Nxd3 30. Qxd3 d5 31. cxd5 Nxd5 32. Nxd5 Rxd5 33. Qe2 Rd2 34. Qe5 Rcc2 35. Rf2 Rxf2 36. Bxf2 Kh7 37. Kg1 Bg7 38. Qd6 e5 39. Qd3 Ra2 40. h3 e4 41. Qe3 Bh6 42. Qc3 Bd2 43. Qe5 exf3 44. gxf3 Bh6 45. Rd1 Rc2 46. Qd5 Qg6+ 47. Kf1 Rc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou Yifan (2623) – Giri,A (2693) [B93]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (2), 2012-10-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f4 e5 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8. a4 Qc7 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Kh1 Nc5 12. Qe2 Bd7 13. fxe5 dxe5 14. Bg5 Be6 15. Nh4 Nxd3 16. cxd3 Ne8 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Nf3 f6 19. d4 Rc8 20. Rac1 exd4 21. Nd5 Qd6 22. Rxc8 Bxc8 23. Qc4 Be6 24. Nxd4 Rf7 25. h3 Bxd5 26. exd5 Nc7 27. Nf5 Qxd5 28. Qg4 h5 29. Qxh5 Rd7 30. Re1 Kf8 31. Qh8+ Qg8 32. Qh4 a5 33. Qg4 Qf7 34. Nh4 g5 35. Nf5 Qd5 36. Rf1 Qd3 37. Ng3 Ne8 38. Rf3 Qd1+ 39. Kh2 Rd3 40. Qxg5 Rxf3 41. Qc5+ Qd6 42. Qxd6+ Nxd6 43. gxf3 Nc4 44. Ne4 Nxb2 45. Nc5 Kf7 46. Nxb7 Nxa4 47. Nxa5 Kg6 48. Kg3 Nc3 49. Nb3 Ne2+ 50. Kg4 f5+ 51. Kh4 Kh6 52. Nd2 Nd4 53. Kg3 Kg5 54. Nf1 f4+ 55. Kg2 Kh4 56. Nd2 Nc2 57. Nc4 Ne1+ 58. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2775) – Hou Yifan (2623) [B81]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (3), 2012-10-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g4 h6 7. Rg1 e5 8. Bb5+ Nbd7 9. Nf5 a6 10. Bxd7+ Qxd7 11. g5 Nxe4 12. Nxg7+ Bxg7 13. Nxe4 Qc6 14. Qd3 Ke7 15. gxh6 Bxh6 16. Bxh6 Rxh6 17. Qe3 Rh5 18. Rd1 Bf5 19. Ng3 Bxc2 20. Nxh5 Bxd1 21. Kxd1 Qd5+ 22. Ke2 Qxa2 23. Qg5+ Kd7 24. Qf5+ Ke7 25. Qc2 Qa5 26. Ng3 Qb5+ 27. Kf3 Qc6+ 28. Qe4 Rh8 29. Nf5+ Kd7 30. h4 Qb5 31. Rd1 Qxb2 32. Nxd6 Kc7 33. Nc4 Qb5 34. Nxe5 f6 35. Rc1+ Kb8 36. Rb1 f5 37. Qxf5 Qd5+ 38. Qe4 Rf8+ 39. Ke3 Qc5+ 40. Qd4 Qxd4+ 41. Kxd4 Rf4+ 42. Ke3 Rxh4 43. f4 Kc7 44. f5 Kd6 45. Ng6 Rh7 46. Rd1+ Kc7 47. Kf4 b5 48. f6 Rf7 49. Ke5  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2693) – Tiviakov,S (2656) [C10]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (3), 2012-10-23
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Be3 Bd6 8. Bd3 Bd7 9. Qe2 Qe7 10. O-O-O Nd5 11. Bg5 f6 12. Bd2 Nf4 13. Bxf4 Bxf4+ 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. Rhe1 Qd6 16. Be4 g6 17. c4 Qa6 18. Bd3 Rhe8 19. c5 Qa4 20. Bc2 Qb5 21. Bd3 Qa4 22. Be4 Bb5 23. Bxb7+ Kxb7 24. Qe4+ Rd5 25. b3 Qb4 26. Qxf4 e5 27. Qxf6 e4 28. c6+ Kb6 29. Qf4 Qc3 30. Qe3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Unive Chess Festival 2012 Round 1

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1
2 Tiviakov, Sergei NED 2656 0.5
3 Hou, Yifan CHN 2623 0.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2693 0

Nakamura,Hikaru (2775) – Giri,Anish (2693) [C67]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (1), 2012-10-21
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. c3 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Nf5 13. Bf4 c6 14. a4 a5 15. Bc7 Qf8 16. Bd3 d5 17. Bb6 Nd6 18. Nd2 Be6 19. Qb1 g6 20. b4 axb4 21. Qxb4 Bf5 22. Bc5 Bxd3 23. Bxd6 Qe8 24. Nf3 Ba6 25. Be5 Be7 26. Bd6 Bf6 27. Re1 Qd7 28. Be7 Bg7 29. Ne5 Qf5 30. Qd6 Re8 31. h3 Qe6 32. Qxe6 fxe6 33. Bc5 g5 34. Bb4 h6 35. Nd7 Kf7 36. Re3 Kg6 37. Bd6 h5 38. Nc5 Bf6 39. g4 hxg4 40. hxg4 Kf7 41. Kg2 Ra8 42. a5 Re8 43. Re1 Bd8 44. Ra1 Rh8 45. Be5 Rh7 46. Bd6 Rh8 47. f3 Rh6 48. Be5 Rh7 49. Kg3 Rh6 50. Rb1 Bxa5 51. Nxb7 Bxb7 52. Rxb7+ Ke8 53. Rg7 Bd8 54. Kg2 Be7 55. Rg8+ Kd7 56. Ra8 c5 57. Rg8 cxd4 58. cxd4 Rh7 59. f4 gxf4 60. g5 Bd6 61. Bf6 Be7 62. g6 f3+ 63. Kxf3 Rh5 64. Be5  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou Yifan (2623) – Tiviakov,Sergei (2656) [C10]
16th Unive Crown Hoogeveen NED (1), 2012-10-21
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Be3 Bd6 8. Bd3 b6 9. Ne5 O-O 10. Qf3 Nd5 11. Bd2 Bb7 12. c4 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Ne7 14. Qg3 Ng6 15. O-O-O Qd4 16. Rhe1 Qh4 17. f3 Qxg3 18. hxg3 Rfd8 19. Bg5 Re8 20. Bxg6 fxg6 21. Rd7 Rac8 22. Red1 Bc6 23. Rd8 b5 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rd8+ Rxd8 26. Bxd8 bxc4 27. Kd2 Kf7 28. Bxc7 g5 29. Kc3 g4 30. fxg4 Bd5 31. a3 Ke8 32. Kb4 Kd7 33. Bb8 a6 34. Kc5 c3 35. bxc3 Bxg2 36. Bd6 Bf3 37. g5 g6 38. c4 Be2 39. a4 Bf1 40. a5 Be2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Database update

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

The database was updated and 3785 new games were added.

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Magnus Carlsen wins the 5th Final Masters Sao Paulo and Bilbao in tiebreak

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 13, 2012 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2843 17
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2773 17
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2816 11
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2778 10
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2780 9
6 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2697 6

Karjakin, Sergey (2778) – Carlsen, Magnus (2843) [C19]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (8), 2012-10-11
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 O-O 8. Bd3 f5 9. exf6 Rxf6 10. Bg5 Rf7 11. Qh5 g6 12. Qd1 Qa5 13. Bd2 Nd7 14. Nf3 c4 15. Be2 Nc6 16. Ng5 Re7 17. f4 Nf6 18. O-O Bd7 19. a4 Rf8 20. Bf3 Nd8 21. Qc1 Nf7 22. Qa3 Ree8 23. Nxf7 Rxf7 24. Rfe1 Bc6 25. Qb4 Qxb4 26. cxb4 Ne4 27. Bxe4 dxe4 28. c3 Bd5 29. Be3 Kf8 30. h3 Ke7 31. Kh2 h5 32. h4 Rf5 33. Kg3 Rg8 34. Kh2 Re8 35. Kg3 Rg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2780) – Caruana, Fabiano (2773) [D70]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (8), 2012-10-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. d5 Ne5 9. Bd4 O-O 10. f4 Ng4 11. Nf3 Nf6 12. Qd2 e6 13. dxe6 Bxe6 14. O-O-O c5 15. Be5 Qxd2+ 16. Rxd2 Rfd8 17. Bd3 Ng4 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Re1 Bc4 20. h3 Nf6 21. Red1 Re8 22. Bc2 Nh5 23. f5 gxf5 24. exf5 Ng3 25. Rd6 f6 26. Nd2 Bf7 27. a4 Bh5 28. Rg1 Rad8 29. Nde4 Rxd6 30. Nxd6 Re5 31. Nde4 Nxe4 32. Nxe4 Be8 33. Nc3 Bc6 34. g4 Nc4 35. Bd3 Ne3 36. Rg3 b6 37. Kd2 Nd5 38. Bb5 Nxc3 39. Rxc3 Bxb5 40. axb5 c4 41. Rxc4 Rxb5 42. Rc7+ Kg8 43. Kc3 a5 44. Rc8+ Kf7 45. Rc7+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2697) – Aronian, Levon (2816) [B06]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (8), 2012-10-11
1. e4 g6 2. d4 c6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bc4 d6 5. Bb3 Nf6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 e6 10. Bg5 Nbd7 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. Qf4 a6 13. Ne2 Kh8 14. c3 Ng8 15. Qd2 Rae8 16. Be3 Ndf6 17. f3 Rd8 18. g4 b5 19. Ng3 Nd7 20. h4 a5 21. h5 a4 22. Bc2 e5 23. Kg2 exd4 24. cxd4 c5 25. Rh1 cxd4 26. hxg6 fxg6 27. Rxh7+ Kxh7 28. Rh1+ Nh6 29. Bxh6 Rh8 30. e5 Nxe5 31. Be4 d5 32. Bxg6+ Kg8 33. Bf5 Rd6 34. Bxg7 Qxg7 35. Nh5 Nc4 36. Be6+ Rxe6 37. Nxg7 Nxd2 38. Nxe6 Rxh1 39. Kxh1 Nxf3 40. Kg2 Ne5 41. Nxd4 Nxg4 42. Nxb5 Ne3+ 43. Kf3 Nc4 44. Nc3 Nxb2 45. Nxd5 Kf7 46. Ke4 Ke6 47. Ne3 a3 48. Kd4 Kd6 49. Nc2 Na4 50. Nxa3 Kc6 51. Nc4 Kb5 52. a3 Kc6 53. Ne5+ Kb5 54. Nc4 Kc6 55. Ne5+ Kb5 56. Nc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2843) – Anand, Viswanathan (2780) [B52]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (9), 2012-10-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. f3 Qc7 10. b3 Qa5 11. Bb2 Nc6 12. O-O O-O 13. Nce2 Rfd8 14. Bc3 Qb6 15. Kh1 d5 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. Qe1 Rdc8 18. e5 Ne8 19. e6 fxe6 20. Nf4 Bxc3 21. Qxc3 d4 22. Qd2 c5 23. Rae1 Ng7 24. g4 Rc6 25. Nh3 Ne8 26. Qh6 Nf6 27. Ng5 d3 28. Re5 Kh8 29. Rd1 Qa6 30. a4  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2773) – Aronian, Levon (2816) [C88]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (9), 2012-10-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d3 d6 9. a4 Bd7 10. c3 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Nbd2 Re8 13. d4 exd4 14. cxd4 Bg4 15. h3 Bh5 16. d5 Qc8 17. Nf1 Bd8 18. g4 Bg6 19. Ng3 b4 20. Nh4 b3 21. Bb1 Nxg4 22. Nxg6 Nxf2 23. Ne7+ Rxe7 24. Kxf2 Re5 25. Kg2 c4 26. Nf5 Bf6 27. Qf3 c3 28. Nh6+ Kh8 29. Bd3 Re7 30. e5 Bxe5 31. Qe4 g6 32. Qh4 f6 33. Rxe5 dxe5 34. Qxf6+ Rg7 35. Qxe5 Qe8 36. Qxc3 Rc8 37. Qxa5 Re7 38. Bg5 Re2+ 39. Kg1  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2778) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2697) [C19]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (9), 2012-10-12
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 O-O 8. Bd3 Nbc6 9. Qh5 Ng6 10. Nf3 Qc7 11. Be3 c4 12. Bxg6 fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 14. Ng5 Qe8 15. h4 Ne7 16. a4 a5 17. Qe2 Bd7 18. g4 Ra6 19. Bc1 Bxa4 20. Ba3 h6 21. Nh3 b5 22. Bc5 Rc6 23. Bd6 Rf7 24. h5 gxh5 25. g5 Nf5 26. gxh6 Nxh6 27. Kd2 Rf5 28. Rhg1 Rb6 29. f3 b4 30. Qe3 Nf7 31. Bc5 Rb7 32. Rg2 Qb5 33. Rag1 bxc3+ 34. Ke2 Nxe5 35. Qh6 Rff7 36. Qxe6 Ng4 37. Ng5 Qb2 38. Qc8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2780) – Karjakin, Sergey (2778) [D16]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (10), 2012-10-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e4 Bb4 7. e5 Nd5 8. Bd2 b5 9. axb5 Bxc3 10. bxc3 cxb5 11. Ng5 Nc6 12. Qh5 Qe7 13. Be2 b4 14. O-O bxc3 15. Be3 Bb7 16. Bg4 Ncb4 17. Nxe6 g6 18. Ng7+ Kf8 19. Qh6 Kg8 20. Bg5 Qf8 21. Bf6 Nxf6 22. exf6 Nd5 23. Bf3 Nxf6 24. Bxb7 Rd8 25. Ra6 Qxg7 26. Qg5 Rd7 27. Bf3 Ne8 28. Bc6 Rd6 29. Qe7 Qf8 30. Qxa7 Nf6 31. Qc5 Nd7 32. Qxc4 Nb8 33. Rb6 Nxc6 34. Rxc6 Rxc6 35. Qxc6 Qb4 36. Qe8+ Kg7 37. Qe5+ f6 38. Qc7+ Kh6 39. d5 Qd4 40. d6 Qd2 41. d7 c2 42. h4 Qd1 43. Qf4+ Kg7 44. Qc7 Kh6 45. Qf4+ Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2816) – Carlsen, Magnus (2843) [E18]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (10), 2012-10-13
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. Ne5 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 d5 12. Ng4 Nd7 13. Qa4 Be7 14. Rfd1 Nf6 15. Ne5 Qe8 16. Nc6 Kh8 17. f3 a6 18. Be1 Bd6 19. Rac1 b5 20. cxb5 axb5 21. Qxb5 Rxa2 22. Ba5 Qa8 23. Rd3 Nd7 24. Rdc3 Nb8 25. b4 Nxc6 26. Rxc6 Rb2 27. R6c2 Rxc2 28. Rxc2 Qa7 29. e3 h6 30. Qc6 Kg8 31. Kf2 Qa8 32. Kg2 Qxc6 33. Rxc6 Rb8 34. Bxc7 Bxc7 35. Rxc7 Rxb4 36. g4 Rb2+ 37. Kg3 g5 38. Rc3 Re2 39. h4 Kg7 40. Ra3 Kg6 41. h5+ Kf6 42. Rb3 Kg7 43. Ra3 Kf6 44. Rb3 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2697) – Caruana, Fabiano (2773) [C92]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (10), 2012-10-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. Ng5 Rf8 11. Nf3 Re8 12. Ng5 Rf8 13. d4 Bb7 14. Nf3 Re8 15. Ng5 Rf8 16. Nf3 Re8 17. Ng5 Rf8 18. Nf3 Re8 19. Ng5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2772) – Carlsen, Magnus (2843) [C67]
5th Final Masters Blitz Tie-Break Bilbao ESP (1), 2012-10-13
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 Ne7 10. h3 h6 11. Ne4 b6 12. b3 Bd7 13. Bb2 Kc8 14. Rad1 a5 15. a4 Nd5 16. Ng3 Rg8 17. Nd4 c5 18. Nb5 Nf4 19. Rfe1 Bc6 20. f3 Kb7 21. c4 Re8 22. Kh2 Be7 23. Nf5 h5 24. h4 Ne6 25. Nxe7 Rxe7 26. Rd2 g5 27. hxg5 Rxg5 28. Re3 Re8 29. Nc3 Nd4 30. Ne4 Rgxe5 31. Bxd4 cxd4 32. Red3 Bxe4 33. fxe4 Rxe4 34. Rf2 R8e7 35. Rf5 h4 36. c5 R7e5 37. Rxe5 Rxe5 38. cxb6 c5 39. Rf3 f5 40. Rf4 d3 41. Rxh4 Rd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2843) – Caruana, Fabiano (2772) [B40]
5th Final Masters Blitz Tie-Break Bilbao ESP (2), 2012-10-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. Qe2 d6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nf6 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Rd1 a6 10. e5 Bxg2 11. exf6 Bh3 12. Qh5 Qxf6 13. Qxh3 Be7 14. Nc3 Qg6 15. Nc6 Ne5 16. Nxe7 Kxe7 17. Bf4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Sao Paulo – Bilbao Final Masters Rd7

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 10, 2012 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2773 12
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2843 12
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2816 9
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2780 7
5 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2778 5
6 Vallejo Pons, Francisco ESP 2697 4

Carlsen, Magnus (2843) – Caruana, Fabiano (2773) [C00]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (6), 2012-10-08
1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Ngf3 Nc6 5. c3 Bd6 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O a5 8. Re1 e5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nc4 Re8 11. Bf1 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13. g3 Nb6 14. Nxb6 cxb6 15. Bg2 b5 16. a4 b4 17. Be3 Bc7 18. Qb3 h6 19. Qc4 bxc3 20. bxc3 e4 21. dxe4 Bxf3 22. Bxf3 Ne5 23. Qe2 Nxf3+ 24. Qxf3 Qd3 25. Kg2 Qxe4 26. Bd4 Qxf3+ 27. Kxf3 b6 28. Rab1 Rac8 29. Re4 g6 30. g4 Kf8 31. h4 Rxe4 32. Kxe4 Re8+ 33. Kd3 Re6 34. Be3 Kg7 35. Rb5 Bd8 36. h5 Rd6+ 37. Kc4 Rc6+ 38. Kd5 Re6 39. Bd4+ Kf8 40. f4 Bc7 41. f5 Rd6+ 42. Ke4 Rc6 43. Rb1 Ke8 44. hxg6 fxg6 45. Rh1 Kf7 46. Kd5 Rd6+ 47. Kc4 gxf5 48. gxf5 Bd8 49. f6 Bxf6 50. Rxh6 Be7 51. Rxd6 Bxd6 52. Kb5 Ke6 53. Bxb6 Kd7 54. c4 Kc8 55. Bxa5 Kb7 56. Bb4 Bf4 57. c5 Ka7 58. c6 Kb8 59. a5 Ka7 60. a6 Ka8 61. Bc5 Bb8 62. Kc4 Bc7 63. Kd5 Bd8 64. Ke6 Bc7 65. Kd7 Ba5 66. Be7  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2778) – Aronian, Levon (2816) [C89]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (6), 2012-10-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d4 Bd6 13. Re1 Qh4 14. g3 Qh3 15. Qe2 Bg4 16. Qf1 Qh5 17. Nd2 Rae8 18. f3 Bh3 19. Qf2 Rxe1+ 20. Qxe1 Bf4 21. Bxd5 Bxd2 22. Bxd2 Qxd5 23. Qe4 Qd7 24. Re1 Be6 25. Bf4 Re8 26. Qe5 f6 27. Qd6 Qxd6 28. Bxd6 Kf7 29. b3 Bf5 30. Kf2 Rxe1 31. Kxe1 a5 32. Kd2 Be6 33. Kd3 Bf5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2697) – Anand, Viswanathan (2780) [C78]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (6), 2012-10-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 Rb8 8. c3 d6 9. d4 Bb6 10. Na3 O-O 11. axb5 axb5 12. Nxb5 Bg4 13. Bc2 exd4 14. Nbxd4 Nxd4 15. cxd4 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Nh5 17. Ra4 Qf6 18. e5 dxe5 19. dxe5 Qxe5 20. f4 Qb5 21. Bd3 Qc5 22. Rc4 Qd6 23. Bxh7+ Kxh7 24. Qxh5+ Kg8 25. Qf3 Rfd8 26. f5 Qd3 27. Qxd3 Rxd3 28. Bf4 f6 29. Bxc7 Bxc7 30. Rxc7 Rxb2 31. Ra1 Rf3 32. Raa7 Rbxf2 33. Rxg7+ Kh8 34. Rh7+ Kg8 35. Rhg7+ Kh8 36. Rgb7 Rf1+ 37. Kg2 R1f2+ 38. Kg1 Rf1+ 39. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2843) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2697) [C15]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (7), 2012-10-09
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Ne2 Bg4 7. O-O O-O 8. f3 Bh5 9. Nf4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Ne2 Re8 12. Bg5 Be7 13. Ng3 Nbd7 14. f4 Nh7 15. Qf3 c6 16. h4 Ndf8 17. Rae1 Qc7 18. Bxe7 Rxe7 19. Re5 f6 20. Rxe7 Qxe7 21. h5 gxh5 22. Qxh5 Qf7 23. Qg4 g6 24. Nf5 Kh8 25. Nh4 f5 26. Qh3 Qe6 27. Kf2 Re8 28. Nf3 Re7 29. Ne5 Nd7 30. Rh1 Nxe5 31. dxe5 c5 32. b3 c4 33. bxc4 dxc4 34. Be2 g5 35. g3 Qb6+ 36. Kg2 Qe3 37. Kf1 Rf7 38. Qh5 Qxg3 39. Qxf7 Qxf4+ 40. Kg2 Qe4+ 41. Bf3 Qxc2+ 42. Kg3 f4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2816) – Anand, Viswanathan (2780) [D38]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (7), 2012-10-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. O-O Qe7 12. Ne4 Rd8 13. Qc2 Bb6 14. Rfd1 Nc6 15. Rxd8+ Nxd8 16. Ne5 Bd7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. Rd1 Qc7 19. g3 Nc6 20. Bb5 Rc8 21. Rc1 Ne7 22. Qxc7 Rxc7 23. Rxc7 Bxc7 24. Nc5 b6 25. Nd3 g5 26. Kf1 Kg7 27. Ke2 f5 28. Kd2 Kf6 29. Kc3 Ng6 30. f4 gxf4 31. exf4 e5 32. fxe5+ Nxe5 33. Nxe5 Kxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2773) – Karjakin, Sergey (2778) [C67]
5th Final Masters Sao Paulo/Bilbao BRA/ESP (7), 2012-10-09
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. Rfe1 Bb4 15. g4 hxg4 16. Nxe6 Rxe6 17. hxg4 Ne7 18. Kg2 Bxc3 19. bxc3 Nd5 20. Bd2 b5 21. f4 Kd7 22. f5 Ree8 23. Re4 g6 24. Rf1 gxf5 25. Rxf5 f6 26. Kf3 Rxe5 27. Rexe5 fxe5 28. Rxe5 a5 29. g5 Rf8+ 30. Kg2 Ne7 31. Re4 Ng6 32. Kg3 Rf5 33. Bf4 Nxf4 34. Kg4 Rxg5+ 35. Kxg5 Nd5 36. c4 Nb4 37. cxb5 cxb5 38. c4 Nxa2 39. cxb5 Nc3 40. Rc4 Nxb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Topalov, Gelfand and Mamedyarov tie in the FIDE Grand Prix London 2012

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2752 7
2 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2738 7
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2729 7
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2754 6.5
5 Leko, Peter HUN 2737 6
6 Wang, Hao CHN 2730 5.5

Grischuk, Alexander (2754) – Gelfand, Boris (2738) [B23]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (9), 2012-10-01
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nd4 4. Nf3 e6 5. O-O a6 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. Be2 Nd4 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. b3 d6 10. Bb2 Nf6 11. Re1 Be7 12. e5 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Bd7 14. Ne4 Nxe5 15. Bxe5 Bc6 16. Qf3 Rc8 17. Re3 b5 18. Rae1 c4 19. bxc4 bxc4 20. Bxf6 Bxe4 21. Rxe4 Bxf6 22. Bxc4 Qxd2 23. Bxe6 fxe6 24. Rxe6+ Kd7 25. Qg4 Kc7 26. Qc4+ Kd7 27. Qa4+ Kd8 28. Qxa6 Kd7 29. Qb5+ Kd8 30. Re8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2729) – Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2725) [E11]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (9), 2012-10-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. Qc2 c5 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. a3 b6 8. b4 Be7 9. Bb2 d6 10. g4 Bb7 11. g5 Nh5 12. e3 a5 13. Rd1 axb4 14. axb4 Nd7 15. Rg1 Qc7 16. Bd3 g6 17. Ke2 Rfc8 18. Ra1 Bf8 19. Rxa8 Bxa8 20. Ra1 d5 21. cxd5 Qxc2 22. Bxc2 Bxd5 23. Ba4 Nb8 24. b5 Nd7 25. Bd1 Rc7 26. Nd4 Ng7 27. Nc6 Bxc6 28. bxc6 Rxc6 29. Ra8 Nc5 30. Nc4 b5 31. Ne5 Ra6 32. Rb8 Ra2 33. Rxb5 Ne8 34. Kf3 Nc7 35. Rb8 Ra8 36. Rxa8 Nxa8 37. Ng4 Be7 38. Nf6+ Bxf6 39. gxf6 Nc7 40. e4 Nd7 41. Ba4 Nb6 42. Bc6 Nc4 43. Bc3 e5 44. Ke2 Ne6 45. Kd3 Nb6 46. Bxe5 Nd7 47. Bc3 g5 48. Kc4 Ndf8 49. Kd5 Ng6 50. Kd6 Kf8 51. Bb4 Kg8 52. Bd5 Nef4 53. Kd7 Nh5 54. Be7 Ne5+ 55. Ke8 g4 56. Bd8 Nf4 57. Bc7 Nfd3 58. Bxe5 Nxe5 59. Ba2 h5 60. Bd5 h4 61. Ba2 h3 62. Bd5 Kh8 63. Bxf7 g3 64. fxg3 Ng4 65. Ke7  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2769) – Topalov, Veselin (2752) [A07]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (9), 2012-10-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. e4 d4 8. Ne2 e5 9. c3 dxc3 10. bxc3 b6 11. Qc2 Qe7 12. a4 Rd8 13. Rd1 Ba6 14. c4 Na5 15. Ba3 Qe8 16. Bb4 Nc6 17. Bc3 Nd7 18. Nd2 Nc5 19. Nb3 Bc8 20. a5 Bg4 21. f3 Be6 22. h4 Qe7 23. Kh2 Rd7 24. Bh3 Rad8 25. axb6 Nxb3 26. bxc7 Nxa1 27. cxd8=Q+ Qxd8 28. Bxa1 Bxh3 29. Kxh3 Nb4 30. Qa4 Nxd3 31. Kh2 Nc5 32. Rxd7 Qxd7 33. Qxd7 Nxd7 34. Nc3 f5 35. Kg2 Kf7 36. Na4 h5 37. Kf2 Bf8 38. Ke2 Ke6 39. Bc3 Be7 40. Kd3 f4 41. Be1 fxg3 42. Bxg3 Nc5+ 43. Nxc5+ Bxc5 44. Be1 a6 45. Ke2 Be7 46. f4 exf4 47. Kf3 Bd6 48. Ba5 Kd7 49. Bd2 Bc7 50. Bc3 Ke6 51. Bh8 Be5 52. Bxe5 Kxe5  0 – 1 (view game)

Wang, Hao (2742) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2729) [B18]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (10), 2012-10-02
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Nc5 e5 6. Nxb7 Qb6 7. Nc5 exd4 8. Nb3 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Nf6 10. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 11. Qd2 Qe7+ 12. Qe2 Bxc2 13. Qxe7+ Kxe7 14. Nxd4 Bg6 15. Rc1 Re8 16. Bc4 Nbd7 17. Nge2 Ne5 18. Ba6 Bd3 19. f4 Bxa6 20. fxe5 Ng4 21. e6 Ne5 22. Nxc6+ Kxe6 23. Nxe5 Kxe5 24. Kf2 Bxe2 25. Rhe1 Kd6 26. Rxe2 Rxe2+ 27. Kxe2 Re8+ 28. Kf2 Re5 29. Rd1+ Kc6 30. Rc1+ Kd6 31. Rd1+ Kc6 32. Rc1+ Kd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2752) – Adams, Michael (2722) [D30]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (10), 2012-10-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Qc2 h6 6. Bh4 c5 7. dxc5 Qa5+ 8. Nbd2 Qxc5 9. e3 Nbd7 10. Rc1 Nb6 11. a3 dxc4 12. Nxc4 Nxc4 13. Bxc4 O-O 14. O-O Bd7 15. Rfd1 Rfd8 16. Qb3 Qb6 17. Qxb6 axb6 18. Be2 Kf8 19. Kf1 Nd5 20. Bxe7+ Nxe7 21. Ne5 Bc6 22. g3 Rxd1+ 23. Rxd1 Ke8 24. Ke1 Nc8 25. Rd4 Ra5 26. f4 Ke7 27. Rb4 b5 28. Rb3 f6 29. Nd3 Nb6 30. Nb4 Na4 31. Nc2 Nc5 32. Rb4 e5 33. fxe5 fxe5 34. Rg4 Ne6 35. Nb4 g5 36. Nd3 Kd6 37. Nf2 Bd7 38. Rb4 Nc5 39. h4 b6 40. hxg5 hxg5 41. Kd2 Ke7 42. Bf1 Bc6 43. Ke1 Kf6 44. Nd1 Ra4 45. Nc3 Rxb4 46. axb4 Na6 47. Na2 Nc7 48. Nc3 Na6 49. Na2 Nc7 50. Nc3 Na6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Leko, Peter (2737) – Gelfand, Boris (2738) [B30]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (10), 2012-10-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Bc4 d6 5. d3 Be7 6. Nd2 Nf6 7. Nf1 Nd7 8. Ne3 Nb6 9. Ned5 O-O 10. Nxb6 axb6 11. O-O Bg5 12. a4 Bxc1 13. Qxc1 Be6 14. Qd2 h6 15. f4 exf4 16. Rxf4 Qg5 17. Raf1 Ne5 18. b3 Rad8 19. Bd5 Ng6 20. R4f2 Qxd2 21. Rxd2 Rd7 22. Rdf2 Rfd8 23. h3 Ne5 24. Bc4 Kh7 25. Kh2 h5 26. Nd1 g6 27. Ne3 Kg7 28. Bd5 Ra8 29. Kg1 Kh6 30. Rf6 Re8 31. Bc4 Nxc4 32. bxc4 Ra8 33. Rb1 Rxa4 34. Rxb6 Ra1+ 35. Rf1 Rxf1+ 36. Kxf1 Kg5 37. Kf2 Kf4 38. Nf1 f5 39. exf5 Bxf5 40. Ne3 Be6 41. h4 Ke5 42. c3 Rf7+ 43. Kg3 Bf5 44. Nxf5 gxf5 45. Kf3 Rg7 46. g3 Rg4 47. Rxb7 f4 48. d4+ cxd4 49. cxd4+ Kxd4 50. gxf4 Rxh4 51. Rd7 Rh3+ 52. Kg2 Rc3 53. Rxd6+ Ke4 54. Rh6 Kxf4 55. Rxh5 Rc2+ 56. Kh3 Rc3+ 57. Kg2 Rc2+ 58. Kh3 Rc3+ 59. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2730) – Topalov, Veselin (2752) [D37]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (11), 2012-10-03
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 a5 17. f3 Bd5 18. e4 Bxc4 19. Rxc4 axb4 20. axb4 Rfc8 21. Rdc1 Rxc4 22. Rxc4 h6 23. Kf1 Kf8 24. Nc6 b5 25. Rd4 Ra6 26. Nxe7 Kxe7 27. Rd2 Nd7 28. Rc2 g5 29. Bc7 f6 30. Ba5 h5 31. h4 gxh4 32. Rc8 Ne5 33. Rc7+ Kd6 34. Rb7 h3 35. gxh3 Nxf3 36. Rxb5 Nd2+ 37. Kg2 Ra8 38. Rxh5 Rg8+ 39. Kf2 Nxe4+ 40. Ke3 f5 41. Rh7 e5 42. Bc7+ Ke6 43. Kd3 Rg3+ 44. Kc4 Rc3+ 45. Kb5 f4 46. Rh6+ Kd5 47. Bb6 f3 48. Rh8 Ra3 49. Bg1 f2 50. Bxf2 Nxf2 51. Rd8+ Ke4 52. Kc6 Rc3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2738) – Kasimdzhanov, Rustam (2684) [D43]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (11), 2012-10-03
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. Be2 Bg7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Qf4 11. Qc2 O-O 12. O-O c5 13. dxc5 Bd7 14. b4 Bxa1 15. Rxa1 Bc6 16. Nd6 Nd7 17. Qc1 Qf6 18. Rb1 g5 19. Qe3 Rad8 20. Nd4 a6 21. Re1 Ne5 22. h3 Ba4 23. Qa3 Nc6 24. Nf3 Bc2 25. b5 axb5 26. cxb5 Ra8 27. Qc1 Nb4 28. Qd2 Qf4 29. Qxf4 gxf4 30. Nxb7 Rxa2 31. c6 Rfa8 32. Nd6 Bd3 33. Bxd3 Nxd3 34. Rf1 Rc2 35. Nd4 Rc5 36. b6 Nb4 37. c7 Rf8 38. Rb1 Na6 39. N4b5 Rc6 40. b7 Nxc7 41. Nxc7 Rxd6 42. b8=Q Rxb8 43. Rxb8+ Kh7 44. Rb4 Rd1+ 45. Kh2 e5 46. Ne8 f5 47. Rb7+ Kg6 48. Rg7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2729) – Leko, Peter (2737) [E32]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (11), 2012-10-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b6 7. Bg5 Bb7 8. e3 d6 9. Ne2 Nbd7 10. Qd3 Ba6 11. Nc3 d5 12. Qc2 Bxc4 13. Bxc4 dxc4 14. Qa4 c5 15. Qxc4 cxd4 16. Qxd4 h6 17. Bxf6 Nxf6 18. Qxd8 Rfxd8 19. Ke2 Kf8 20. Rhd1 Ke7 21. Rac1 Rxd1 22. Nxd1 Kd7 23. f3 Rc8 24. Rxc8 Kxc8 25. Kd3 Kd7 26. Nc3 Kc6 27. e4 e5 28. b4 b5 29. Nd1 Ne8 30. Ne3 Nd6 31. Nf5 Nxf5 32. exf5 Kd5 33. g4 f6 34. h3 a6 35. h4 Kc6 36. Ke4 Kd6 37. Ke3 Kd5 38. Kd3 Kc6 39. Ke4 Kd6 40. Ke3 Kd5 41. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE Grand Prix London 2012 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2738 5.5
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2729 5
3 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2754 4.5
4 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2752 4.5
5 Leko, Peter HUN 2737 4.5
6 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2742 4
7 Wang, Hao CHN 2730 4

Gelfand, Boris (2738) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2769) [E15]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (6), 2012-09-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 b5 6. Nbd2 c5 7. d5 exd5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bb2 Nc7 10. Bg2 Bb7 11. O-O Ne6 12. a4 b4 13. e4 Be7 14. Re1 Nc6 15. Nc4 O-O 16. e5 Re8 17. Nfd2 Qc7 18. Ne4 Ncd4 19. Ncd6 Bxd6 20. exd6 Qb6 21. a5 Qb5 22. Bf1 Qc6 23. Bg2 Qb5 24. Bf1 Qc6 25. Bg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2752) – Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2725) [D11]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (6), 2012-09-27
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. c5 g6 7. Ne5 Bg7 8. f4 Qc7 9. Be2 h5 10. O-O a5 11. a3 Bf5 12. h3 Nbd7 13. Bf3 Ne4 14. Bxe4 dxe4 15. Bd2 Nf6 16. Qe2 Be6 17. b4 axb4 18. axb4 O-O 19. Rfc1 Rfb8 20. Be1 Qc8 21. Kh2 Ra6 22. Bh4 Rba8 23. Rxa6 Qxa6 24. Qe1 Qb7 25. Ra1 Rxa1 26. Qxa1 Nd5 27. Nxd5 Bxd5 28. Qa5 Qc8 29. Bxe7 Qe8 30. Qc7 f6 31. Qd7 Bf7 32. Bxf6 Bxf6 33. Qxc6 Bxe5 34. Qxe8+ Bxe8 35. fxe5 h4 36. d5 Kf7 37. Kg1 Ke7 38. Kf2 g5 39. Ke1 Bf7 40. e6 Bh5 41. Kd2 Kd8 42. d6 g4 43. hxg4 Bxg4 44. e7+ Ke8 45. c6 Be6 46. Kc3 Bd5 47. c7 Bb7 48. Kd4 Kd7 49. Kc5  1 – 0 (view game)

Kasimdzhanov, Rustam (2684) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2729) [D47]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (6), 2012-09-27
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 b4 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Bxe4 Bb7 11. Nd2 Rc8 12. a3 bxa3 13. O-O Ba6 14. Re1 Bd6 15. b3 Qe7 16. Nc4 Bxc4 17. bxc4 O-O 18. Qd3 f5 19. Bf3 e5 20. c5 Bb8 21. Bxa3 e4 22. Qb3+ Kh8 23. Be2 Nf6 24. Rab1 h5 25. Qb7 Qe8 26. Rb3 f4 27. Reb1 f3 28. Bf1 Bc7 29. Qa6 Qg6 30. h3 Nh7 31. d5 Ng5 32. Kh1 Be5 33. Bb2 Bxb2 34. R3xb2 Qf5 35. d6 Qxc5 36. Rd1 Rcd8 37. d7 Qe5 38. Rbd2 fxg2+ 39. Bxg2 Nf3 40. Bxf3 Rxf3 41. Qf1 Qf5 42. Qg2 Rxh3+ 43. Kg1 Rh4 44. Kf1 a5 45. Rd4 a4  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2729) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2783) [E68]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (7), 2012-09-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. e4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Re8 10. h3 Nc5 11. Re1 h6 12. Kh2 Bd7 13. Rb1 a6 14. a3 Qc8 15. f4 Rb8 16. b4 Ne6 17. Nf3 c5 18. e5 dxe5 19. Nxe5 cxb4 20. axb4 Nf8 21. Bb2 Be6 22. Nd5 Qd8 23. Qb3 h5 24. Rbd1 Bxd5 25. cxd5 h4 26. d6 hxg3+ 27. Qxg3 Nh5 28. Qg4 f5 29. Qf3 Qh4 30. d7 Red8 31. Rf1 Kh7 32. Qe3 Qe7 33. Qc5 Qxc5 34. bxc5 Ne6 35. Ba3 Nhxf4 36. Nf7 Rf8 37. Rxf4 Rxf7 38. Rh4+ Kg8 39. Bd5 Nd8 40. Re1 Bf6 41. Re8+ Kg7 42. Rhh8 Be5+ 43. Rxe5  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2722) – Gelfand, Boris (2738) [B30]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (7), 2012-09-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. b3 a6 6. Bxc6 Nxc6 7. Bb2 b6 8. d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bb7 10. Nd2 f6 11. Qg4 Kf7 12. Rad1 Qc7 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. Qh5+ Kg8 15. Bd4 b5 16. f4 Be7 17. c3 Rf8 18. b4 d6 19. Bf2 e5 20. Rc1 Qb7 21. Rfe1 Be8 22. Qf3 Bf7 23. c4 h5 24. c5 dxc5 25. Bxc5 exf4 26. Qxf4 Bxa2 27. e5 Bxc5+ 28. Rxc5 fxe5 29. Qxe5 Rh6 30. Nf3 Re6 31. Qa1 Rxe1+ 32. Qxe1 Qb6 33. Qe3 Bd5 34. Ng5 Qf6 35. Nf3 Bxf3 36. gxf3 Qxf3 37. Qxf3 Rxf3 38. Kg2 Rf4 39. Rc6 Rxb4 40. Rxa6 Rc4 41. Rb6 b4 42. Rb7 Kh7 43. Rb6 g6 44. Kg3 h4+ 45. Kf3 Kh6 46. Rb5 g5 47. h3 Rc3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2730) – Grischuk, Alexander (2754) [B42]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (7), 2012-09-28
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Bc5 6. Nb3 Ba7 7. Qe2 Nc6 8. Be3 d6 9. O-O Nf6 10. c4 b6 11. Nc3 Ne5 12. h3 Bb7 13. a4 O-O 14. Rfd1 Qc7 15. a5 h6 16. Ra3 Rfb8 17. axb6 Bxb6 18. Bxb6 Qxb6 19. Na5 Nc6 20. Rda1 Nd7 21. Qd2 Nc5 22. Bc2 Qxb2 23. e5 Qb4 24. Nxb7 Nxb7 25. exd6 Nxd6 26. Qd3 g6 27. Rxa6 Rxa6 28. Rxa6 Rc8 29. Qg3 Kg7 30. Ra4 Qc5 31. Ne2 Nd4 32. Qc3 e5 33. Nxd4 exd4 34. Qa1 Nxc4 35. Bd3 Ne5 36. Qxd4 Qxd4 37. Rxd4 Nxd3 38. Rxd3 h5 39. h4 Rc4 40. g3 Rc2 41. Rd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2738) – Giri, Anish (2730) [E97]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (8), 2012-09-29
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. Re1 f5 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. f3 Kh8 13. Rb1 h6 14. Ne6 Bxe6 15. dxe6 fxe4 16. fxe4 Nc6 17. Nd5 Ng8 18. Bd3 Nd4 19. Qg4 g5 20. c5 c6 21. e7 Nxe7 22. Bxg5 cxd5 23. exd5 Qc8 24. Qe4 Nef5 25. Be7 dxc5 26. Bxf8 Bxf8 27. Rbc1 Qc7 28. bxc5 Bxc5 29. Kh1 Re8 30. Rf1 b6 31. Rxf5 Nxf5 32. Qxf5 Qg7 33. Qe4 Rf8 34. g3 Rf7 35. a4 a5 36. Re1 Bd6 37. Qe3 Qg5 38. Qe2 Qf6 39. Kg2 Bb4 40. Rc1 Bc5 41. Qh5 Qg7 42. Rc2 Rf8 43. Re2 Bd6 44. Re4 Rf4 45. Qh3 Rxe4 46. Bxe4 Qf6 47. Qd7 Kg8 48. Qc6 Be7 49. h4 Kg7 50. Qd7 Kf8 51. Qc8+ Kg7 52. Qg4+ Kf8 53. Bh7 Qf7 54. Qc8+ Kg7 55. Be4 Bc5 56. Qg4+ Kf8 57. Qc8+ Kg7 58. Qg4+ Kf8 59. Qc8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Leko, Peter (2737) – Grischuk, Alexander (2754) [B90]
1st FIDE GP London 2012 London ENG (8), 2012-09-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e6 7. Be3 b5 8. Qd2 Nbd7 9. g4 h6 10. O-O-O b4 11. Nce2 Qc7 12. h4 d5 13. Bf4 e5 14. Bh2 dxe4 15. g5 hxg5 16. hxg5 Rxh2 17. Rxh2 exd4 18. Rh4 b3 19. axb3 Nc5 20. Nxd4 Nd5 21. fxe4 Nb4 22. c3 Be6 23. Kb1 Nxb3 24. Nxb3 Bxb3 25. cxb4 Qc6 26. Rh3 Bxd1 27. Qxd1 Rb8 28. Qd4 Rxb4 29. Qe5+ Qe6 30. Qxe6+ fxe6 31. Bxa6 Bd6 32. g6 Be5 33. b3 Rxe4 34. Kc2 Ke7 35. Bd3 Rg4 36. Re3 Kd6 37. Re4 Rxe4 38. Bxe4 Kc5 39. Kd3 Kb4 40. Kc2 Kc5 41. Kd3 Kb4 42. Kc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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