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November 2012

Women’s World Chess Championship 2012

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

Final Match

Pos Name Fed Pts
1 Ushenina, Anna UKR 1
2 Stefanova, Antoaneta BUL 1

Ushenina,A (2452) – Stefanova,A (2491) [E11]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.1), 2012-11-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. e3 O-O 7. Nc3 Qe7 8. Rc1 Rd8 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bd3 Nbd7 11. O-O c6 12. Qc2 Re8 13. Rb1 a5 14. a3 Ne4 15. b4 axb4 16. axb4 Ndf6 17. b5 Ra3 18. Rb3 Rxb3 19. Qxb3 Bg4 20. Bxe4 Nxe4 21. Qc2 Bxf3 22. gxf3 Qg5+ 23. Kh1 Nxc3 24. Qxc3 Qh5 25. Kg2 Re6 26. Ra1 h6 27. bxc6 Rxc6 28. Qd3 Rg6+ 29. Kf1 Qxf3 30. Ra8+ Kh7 31. Rb8 f5 32. Rf8 Rg5 33. h4 Rh5 34. Qc2 Qe4 35. Qc8 Qe7 36. Rxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Stefanova, Antoaneta (2491) – Ushenina, Anna (2452) [D31]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.2), 2012-11-28
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 Bb4 5. Bd2 dxc4 6. Nf3 b5 7. a4 a5 8. axb5 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 cxb5 10. Qd2 Nf6 11. Qg5 O-O 12. Qxb5 Nxe4 13. Bxc4 Qc7 14. Qb3 a4 15. Rxa4 Rxa4 16. Qxa4 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Bb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2012

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

Round 5 Match 01

Pos Name Fed Pts
1 Stefanova, Antoaneta BUL 1.5
2 Harika, Dronavalli IND 0.5

Harika,D (2512) – Stefanova,A (2491) [D45]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.2), 2012-11-24
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 a6 6. c5 Nbd7 7. Qc2 Qe7 8. b4 e5 9. Be2 e4 10. Nd2 g6 11. Nb3 Bg7 12. a4 Nf8 13. Ra3 Ne6 14. b5 O-O 15. bxc6 bxc6 16. Na2 h5 17. h3 Nh7 18. Bd2 f5 19. Na5 Qc7 20. Qb1 f4 21. Qb6 fxe3 22. Bxe3 Qxb6 23. cxb6 Nxd4 24. b7 Bxb7 25. Bxd4 Bxd4 26. Nxb7 Bxf2+ 27. Kd1 a5 28. Nc1 Ra7 29. Rb3 Ng5 30. Rf1 Ne6 31. Nd6 Nc5 32. Rb6 Rc7 33. Ne8 Rc8 34. Nd6 Rc7 35. Ne8 Rc8 36. Nd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Round 5 Match 02

Pos Name Fed Pts
1 Ushenina, Anna UKR 2.5
2 Ju, Wenjun CHN 1

Ju Wenjun (2501) – Ushenina,A (2452) [D43]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.2), 2012-11-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 c6 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. Bd3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Ne5 dxc4 11. Nxc4 Qe7 12. Rc1 Rd8 13. Qe2 b6 14. Rfd1 Bb7 15. Be4 Nd7 16. f4 Nf6 17. Bf3 Nd5 18. Ne5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ushenina, Anna (2452) – Ju, Wenjun (2501) [E86]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.3), 2012-11-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. Nge2 c6 8. Qd2 Nbd7 9. O-O-O a6 10. h4 b5 11. h5 Qc7 12. hxg6 fxg6 13. g4 b4 14. Na4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Ne5 16. c5 d5 17. Nb6 Rb8 18. Nxc8 Qxc8 19. Qh2 b3 20. axb3 Nxf3 21. Nxf3 Rxb3 22. e5 Rxe3 23. exf6 h5 24. fxg7 Rfxf3 25. Be2 Rh3 26. Qf2 Rxh1 27. Rxh1 Qe8 28. Bd1 Kxg7 29. gxh5 Qe7 30. hxg6 Qxc5+ 31. Kb1  1 – 0 (view game)

Ju, Wenjun (2501) – Ushenina, Anna (2452) [D11]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.4), 2012-11-25
1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Be2 e6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. b3 Bd6 8. Bb2 Qc7 9. h3 Bh5 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Rc1 Qb8 12. Nh4 Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Ne4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15. d5 f5 16. dxe6 Ne5 17. Rcd1 Nd3 18. Rxd3 exd3 19. Qxd3 Be5 20. Ba3 Qd8 21. Qxd8 Rfxd8 22. Nxf5 Re8 23. e7 Bf6 24. Rd1 g6 25. Nh6+ Kg7 26. Ng4 Bxe7 27. Rd7 Kf8 28. Nh6 b5 29. Bd6 bxc4 30. bxc4 Kg7 31. Bxe7 Kxh6 32. g4 Kg7 33. Bg5+ Kg8 34. Bf6 a5 35. Rg7+ Kf8 36. Rxh7 Rab8 37. Bd4 Rb1+ 38. Kg2 Rc1 39. c5 Rc2 40. a3 Ra2 41. h4 Re7 42. Rh8+ Kf7 43. h5 gxh5 44. gxh5 Re6 45. Rh7+ Kg8 46. Rg7+ Kf8 47. Ra7 Kg8 48. Rxa5 Rh6 49. Ra8+ Kf7 50. Rh8 Rxh8 51. Bxh8 Rxa3 52. Bd4 Ra2 53. Kg3 Rc2 54. f3 Rc1 55. e4 Rh1 56. Kg4 Rh2 57. Be3 Re2 58. Bf4 Rg2+ 59. Bg3 Rc2 60. Bd6 Rg2+ 61. Kf5 Rg1 62. e5 Rh1 63. e6+ Kg7 64. Be5+ Kf8 65. Bd6+ Kg7 66. e7 Kf7 67. Kg5 Rg1+ 68. Kh6 Rg2 69. f4 Ke8 70. f5 Kf7 71. f6 Rg4 72. Kh7 Rg5 73. h6 Rg4 74. Be5 Rg2 75. Bd4 Rg4 76. Be3 Rg2 77. Kh8 Rg4 78. h7 Rg6 79. Bd2 Rg2 80. Bh6 Re2 81. Bg7 Re1 82. Bh6 Re2 83. Bf4 Re4 84. Bh6 Re2 85. Bg5 Re4 86. Bd2 Re2 87. Ba5 Re4 88. Bc3 Re6 89. Bd2 Re4 90. Bh6 Re6 91. Bf8 Re4 92. Bg7 Re2 93. Bh6 Re4 94. Bg5 Re6 95. Bh6 Re4 96. Bd2 Re6 97. Bf4 Re4 98. Bd6 Re2 99. Bf4 Re4 100. Bg3 Re6 101. Bd6 Re4 102. Bg3 Re3 103. Bh4 Re2 104. Bg5 Re4 105. Bc1 Re6 106. Bh6 Re4 107. Bg5 Re2 108. Bh6 Re4 109. Bd2 Re6 110. Bc3 Re4 111. Bd2 Re6 112. Ba5 Re4 113. Bc7 Re6 114. Bd6 Re4 115. Bc7 Re2 116. Bd6 Re4 117. Bg3 Re6 118. Bf4 Re4 119. Bh6 Re6 120. Bg7 Re4 121. Bf8 Re6 122. Bh6 Re4 123. Bg5 Re6 124. Bf4 Re4 125. Bg3 Re6 126. Bd6 Re4 127. Bc7 Re3 128. Bd6 Re4 129. Bh2 Re2 130. Bf4 Re4 131. Bh6 Re2 132. Bg7 Re4 133. Bf8 Re6 134. Bg7 Re4 135. Bh6 Re6 136. Bg7 Re4 137. Bf8 Re6 138. Bg7 Re4 139. Bf8 Re6 140. Bg7 Re4 141. Bf8 Re6 142. Bg7 Re4 143. Bf8 Re6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2012

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

Round 5 Match 01

Pos Name Fed Pts
1 Stefanova, Antoaneta BUL 1
2 Harika, Dronavalli IND 0

Stefanova, Antoaneta (2491) – Harika, Dronavalli (2512) [D31]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.1), 2012-11-23
1. d4 e6 2. c4 d5 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. a3 Nbd7 7. Nb5 Ne8 8. Nf3 c6 9. Nc3 f5 10. h3 Nd6 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Bd3 Nf6 13. Ne5 Nfe4 14. Ne2 Nf7 15. O-O Bd6 16. Qc2 Qf6 17. f3 Neg5 18. h4 Ne6 19. Bxf5 Nxe5 20. Bxh7+ Kh8 21. dxe5 Bxe5 22. Bxe5 Qxe5 23. Kf2 d4 24. exd4 Nxd4 25. Qe4 Nxf3 26. gxf3 Qh2+ 27. Ke3 Bd7 28. Rad1 Qc7 29. Qc2 Bh3 30. Rg1 Qb6+ 31. Kd2 Be6 32. Qc3 Rf7 33. Bg6 Rf6 34. Kc1 Qf2 35. Qe5 Kg8 36. Nd4 Ba2 37. Bb1 Bd5 38. Rdf1 Qxh4 39. Rxg7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Round 5 Match 02

Pos Name Fed Pts
1 Ushenina, Anna UKR 0.5
2 Ju, Wenjun CHN 0.5

Ushenina, Anna (2452) – Ju, Wenjun (2501) [E90]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.1), 2012-11-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 Nh5 8. g3 a5 9. Be3 f5 10. exf5 gxf5 11. Nh4 Nf4 12. gxf4 Qxh4 13. Rg1 Qe7 14. Be2 Nd7 15. Qd2 Rf6 16. Nb5 exf4 17. Bxf4 Ne5 18. O-O-O Bd7 19. Nc3 Rg6 20. Bg5 Bf6 21. Bxf6 Qxf6 22. f4 Rxg1 23. Rxg1+ Ng6 24. Bh5 Kg7 25. Rg5 Rg8 26. Qf2 b6 27. h4 Kf8 28. Bxg6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vassily Ivanchuk wins the Kings Tournament Bucharest 2012 in Playoff

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2763 3.5
2 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2769 3.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2786 3
4 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter ROU 2668 2

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2763) – Topalov, Veselin (2769) [D47]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (6.1), 2012-11-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. a3 Bd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Bd2 a5 12. Ng5 h6 13. Nge4 Be7 14. Qc2 Rc8 15. Nxf6+ Nxf6 16. Ne4 c5 17. Nxf6+ gxf6 18. Rae1 f5 19. Qd1 Bg5 20. e4 Qxd4 21. Bc3 Qd8 22. Bxb5 Bxe4 23. Qh5 Bd2 24. f3 Bxc3 25. bxc3 Bd3 26. Bxd3 Qxd3 27. Rxe6 fxe6 28. Qg6+ Kh8 29. Qxh6+ Kg8 30. Qg6+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2668) – Caruana, Fabiano (2786) [C47]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (6.2), 2012-11-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. h3 Be6 11. Ne2 Bd6 12. Nd4 c5 13. Nxe6 fxe6 14. c4 Qc7 15. Bg5 Be5 16. Qe2 h6 17. Bh4 Kh8 18. Rae1 Bd4 19. Bxf6 Rxf6 20. cxd5 e5 21. Qe4 g6 22. d6 Qd8 23. Kh1 Rb8 24. f4 exf4 25. Rxf4 Qxd6 26. Rxf6 Qxf6 27. Rf1 Qd6 28. b3 Kg7 29. Qf3 Bf6 30. Qe4 Bd4 31. Bc4 Bf6 32. Bd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2769) – Ivanchuk,V (2763) [A34]
6th Kings Playoff Bucharest ROU (1), 2012-11-13
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Nc7 7. O-O e5 8. a3 f6 9. e3 Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. g4 Bf7 12. d4 exd4 13. exd4 cxd4 14. Ne2 Bc5 15. b4 Bb6 16. Bb2 O-O 17. Nexd4 Bd5 18. Nf5 Re8 19. g5 Qd7 20. N3h4 Ne5 21. gxf6 gxf6 22. a4 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Nd5 24. Kh1 Kh8 25. a5 Bc7 26. Qh5 Qf7 27. Qxf7 Nxf7 28. Rad1 Rad8 29. Rxd5 Rxd5 30. Bxf6+ Kg8 31. Rg1+ Kf8 32. Bg7+ Kg8 33. Be5+ Kf8 34. Bxc7 Re4 35. Bb8 Rxb4 36. Bxa7 Rf4 37. Bb6 Rfxf5 38. Nxf5 Rxf5 39. Rc1 Ng5 40. Kg2 Rf7 41. Rc8+ Kg7 42. h4 Ne6 43. Kg3 Kg6 44. Rc4 Rd7 45. Rb4 Ng7  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2763) – Topalov,V (2769) [E73]
6th Kings Playoff Bucharest ROU (2), 2012-11-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Bg5 Na6 7. Qd2 Qe8 8. f3 c6 9. Bd1 b5 10. cxb5 cxb5 11. Nge2 b4 12. Na4 Bd7 13. b3 e5 14. Be3 Rd8 15. d5 Nh5 16. O-O f5 17. Bc2 Bb5 18. Bd3 fxe4 19. fxe4 Nf4 20. Bxb5 Qxb5 21. Nxf4 exf4 22. Bd4 Bxd4+ 23. Qxd4 Rde8 24. Rae1 Nb8 25. Nb2 Nd7 26. Nd3 g5 27. Nxb4 Ne5 28. Nc6 Nxc6 29. dxc6 Qxc6 30. e5 dxe5 31. Rxe5 h6 32. Rfe1 Rxe5 33. Qxe5 Qb6+ 34. Kh1 Rd8 35. h3 Qd6 36. Qf5 Rf8 37. Qe6+ Qxe6 38. Rxe6 Kg7 39. Ra6 Rf7 40. Kg1 h5 41. Kf2 Rc7 42. Kf3 Re7 43. Kf2 Rc7 44. Ra4 Kg6 45. h4 Rc2+ 46. Kf3 Rc3+ 47. Kf2 gxh4 48. Rxf4 Rc2+ 49. Kf3 Rxa2 50. Rxh4 Ra3 51. Rb4 a5 52. Rb6+ Kf5 53. Rb5+ Ke6 54. Ke4 a4 55. bxa4 Rxa4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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6th Kings Tournament Bucharest 2012 R5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2769 3
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2763 3
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2786 2.5
4 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter ROU 2668 1.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2786) – Topalov, Veselin (2769) [B51]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (4.1), 2012-11-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. c3 g6 7. Bc2 Bg7 8. d4 Qc7 9. a4 O-O 10. d5 b6 11. c4 e6 12. Nc3 exd5 13. cxd5 Re8 14. h3 Rb8 15. Qe2 Ne5 16. Nxe5 Rxe5 17. Be3 Re8 18. Bd3 Bb7 19. Rac1 Re7 20. Qd2 Qd7 21. b3 Bc8 22. Bh6 Bh8 23. Qe2 Re8 24. Rfe1 Ra8 25. Qf3 Qc7 26. Qg3 Nd7 27. f4 Bb7 28. Kh1 Nf6 29. Bc4 Nh5 30. Qf3 Rab8 31. Rcd1 Ra8 32. Rd2 b5 33. axb5 Qa5 34. e5 dxe5 35. Rde2 e4 36. Nxe4 axb5 37. g4 Rxe4 38. Rxe4 Nf6 39. Re7 bxc4 40. bxc4 Bg7 41. Bxg7 Kxg7 42. f5 g5 43. Qe3 h6 44. Qe6 Rf8 45. Rxb7 Qc3 46. Kg2 Qxc4 47. d6 Qd3 48. Re3 Qd1 49. Re1 Qd2+ 50. Re2 Qd3 51. Re7 c4 52. d7 c3 53. Qc6 Qd4 54. Qc7 Qd3 55. d8=Q Rxd8 56. Rxf7+ Kg8 57. Rg7+ Kh8 58. Rge7 h5 59. gxh5 g4 60. hxg4 Qd5+ 61. Kg3 Qd4 62. Qf4 Qxf4+ 63. Kxf4 Nd5+ 64. Kf3 c2 65. Re8+ Kg7 66. h6+ Kf7 67. Rxd8 c1=Q 68. Rd7+ Kf6 69. Rd6+ Kf7 70. Rd7+ Kf6 71. g5+ Kxg5 72. Rxd5 Qf4+ 73. Kg2 Qg4+ 74. Kf2 Qf4+ 75. Kg1 Qc1+ 76. Kg2 Qc6 77. Rd2 Kxh6 78. Kg3 Kg5 79. f6+ Kg6 80. R2d3 Qc7+ 81. Rd6 Qc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2668) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2763) [C18]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (4.2), 2012-11-11
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qa5 7. Bd2 Qa4 8. Qg4 Kf8 9. Qd1 Ne7 10. Qb1 Nbc6 11. Nf3 c4 12. g3 h6 13. Nh4 Ke8 14. Bh3 Rg8 15. Qd1 Ng6 16. Ng2 Nce7 17. O-O Bd7 18. Ne3 Qa5 19. Qh5 Nf8 20. f4 g6 21. Qxh6 Nf5 22. Bxf5 gxf5 23. Kh1 Rc8 24. Rg1 Qa4 25. Qh4 Rc6 26. g4 Ng6 27. gxf5 exf5 28. Qh7 Rh8 29. Qg7 Rh3 30. Qg8+ Nf8 31. Rg7 Be6 32. Rg3 Rh5 33. Qg7 Rb6 34. Rgg1 Rb2 35. Rgb1 Rxc2 36. Rb4 Rxd2 37. Rxa4 Rdxh2+ 38. Kg1 Rh1+ 39. Kf2 R5h2+ 40. Kg3 Rh3+ 41. Kg2 R3h2+ 42. Kg3 Rh3+ 43. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2786) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2763) [B90]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (5.1), 2012-11-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Qd2 Nbd7 9. O-O-O Be7 10. f4 b5 11. Kb1 O-O 12. f5 Bc4 13. g4 Bxb3 14. cxb3 Nxg4 15. Rg1 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 Kh8 17. a4 d5 18. Rxd5 b4 19. Rxd7 Qxd7 20. Nd5 Qd6 21. Bc4 a5 22. Rd1 Bd8 23. Rd3 Rc8 24. Qg3 Rc6 25. Bb5 Rc8 26. Bc4 Rc6 27. Ne3 Qc7 28. Qg2 Qe7 29. Nd5 Qh4 30. Rh3 Qe1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2769) – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2668) [E15]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (5.2), 2012-11-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. Bg2 c5 7. d5 exd5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. O-O Be7 10. Rd1 Nc7 11. Nc3 a6 12. Bf4 O-O 13. e3 Ra7 14. Rd2 Ne6 15. Rad1 Nxf4 16. exf4 Qc8 17. h4 d6 18. a3 Nc6 19. Nd5 Bd8 20. Ne3 Bf6 21. Rxd6 Nd4 22. Nxd4 Bxd4 23. Bxb7 Rxb7 24. Nf5 Qb8 25. Qe4 g6 26. Ne7+ Kg7 27. R1xd4 cxd4 28. Qxd4+ f6 29. Nc6 Qc8 30. Kh2 Rc7 31. Qd5 Re8 32. Nd4 Rce7 33. f5 Qc1 34. Ne6+ Kh8 35. Qd4 Qc2 36. Qxf6+ Kg8 37. fxg6 Qxg6 38. Qxg6+ hxg6 39. Nf4 Rg7 40. Rxb6 a5  1 – 0 (view game)

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6th Kings Tournament Bucharest 2012 R3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2763 2
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2786 1.5
3 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2769 1.5
4 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter ROU 2668 1

Topalov, Veselin (2769) – Caruana, Fabiano (2786) [A15]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (1.1), 2012-11-07
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. e4 Bg4 8. Bb5+ c6 9. Ng5 O-O 10. Be2 Bxe2 11. Nxe2 e5 12. dxe5 h6 13. Nh3 N8d7 14. f4 Nc5 15. Qc2 Nd3+ 16. Kf1 f5 17. exf6 Rxf6 18. Be3 Rf7 19. Rd1 Rd7 20. Nf2 Nxb2 21. Rxd7 Qxd7 22. Bc1 N6c4 23. h4 b5 24. Rh3 Rd8 25. Rg3 Nd1 26. e5 Qf5 27. Qxf5 gxf5 28. Rg6 Nce3+ 29. Kg1 c5 30. Ng3 Kf7 31. Ra6 Bf8 32. Rxa7+ Be7 33. Nxd1 Rxd1+ 34. Kf2 Ng4+ 35. Ke2 Rxc1 36. Nxf5 Ke6 37. Nxe7 h5 38. Nc8 c4 39. Nd6 Rc2+ 40. Kf3 Rc3+ 41. Ke4 Re3+ 42. Kd4 Rd3+ 43. Kc5 c3 44. Rc7 c2 45. Kxb5 Ne3 46. f5+ Kxe5 47. Nc4+ Nxc4 48. Rxc4 Rd5+ 49. Kc6 Rd6+ 50. Kc7 Rd2 51. a4 Rd4 52. Rc5+ Kf6 53. a5 Rd5 54. Rc6+ Kxf5 55. a6 Ra5 56. Kb6 Ra2 57. a7 Rb2+ 58. Kc7 Ra2 59. Kb7 Rb2+ 60. Kc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2763) – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2668) [E32]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (1.2), 2012-11-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b5 7. cxb5 c6 8. Bg5 cxb5 9. e3 Bb7 10. Nf3 a6 11. Bd3 h6 12. Bh4 d6 13. O-O Nbd7 14. Qb4 Qb6 15. Bg3 Be4 16. Be2 Rfc8 17. Rfc1 Ne8 18. Nd2 Bc2 19. h3 Rab8 20. a4 bxa4 21. Qxb6 Nxb6 22. Bxa6 Rc7 23. Bb5 f6 24. Bxe8 Rxe8 25. Bxd6 Rc6 26. Bc5 Bg6 27. Nc4 Nxc4 28. Rxc4 Ra8 29. Rcxa4 Rxa4 30. Rxa4 Bd3 31. Ra3 Be2 32. Ra8+ Kf7 33. Ra7+ Kg8 34. Rb7 Ra6 35. Bb4 Ra1+ 36. Kh2 Rc1 37. h4 h5 38. Bc3 Bc4 39. Rc7 Bd3 40. Rc5 Rc2 41. Kg3 Be2 42. e4 Kf7 43. d5 exd5 44. Rxd5 Bg4 45. f3 Be6 46. Rxh5 Bc4 47. e5 Kg6 48. Rh8 Bf1 49. exf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2786) – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2668) [B12]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (2.1), 2012-11-08
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Ne7 8. Nd2 Nbc6 9. N2f3 Be4 10. O-O a6 11. c3 Qd7 12. Re1 Rc8 13. Bf1 h6 14. h4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Nf5 16. Nxf5 Bxf5 17. a4 Be7 18. h5 O-O 19. Bd4 Bc5 20. a5 Qe7 21. Ra4 Bxd4 22. Qxd4 Rc5 23. Re3 Rfc8 24. b4 Rc4 25. Bxc4 Rxc4 26. Qd1 Bg4 27. Qb3 Re4 28. Rxe4 dxe4 29. Qc4 Bf3 30. gxf3 Qg5+ 31. Kf1 Qc1+ 32. Ke2 Qc2+ 33. Ke3 Qc1+ 34. Kxe4 Qe1+ 35. Kf4 Qc1+ 36. Ke4 Qe1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2769) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2763) [C84]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest (2.2), 2012-11-08
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 Bg4 9. Nbd2 Nd7 10. h3 Bh5 11. Bc2 h6 12. a3 Re8 13. g4 Bg6 14. d4 exd4 15. cxd4 d5 16. e5 Bxc2 17. Qxc2 Nf8 18. Nf1 Ne6 19. Be3 Bg5 20. Rad1 f6 21. Qb3 Na5 22. Qc3 Nc4 23. h4 Bxe3 24. Nxe3 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 c6 26. h5 Rf8 27. exf6 Qxf6 28. Ne5 Qh4 29. Qg3 Qxg3+ 30. fxg3 Ng5 31. Kg2 Ne4 32. Rf1 Rxf1 33. Rxf1 Re8 34. Nd7 Rd8 35. Ne5 Re8 36. Nd7 a5 37. a4 Ng5 38. Ne5 Rf8 39. Rf5 Ne4 40. Kf3 Re8 41. Kg2 Nd6 42. Rf2 Re7 43. b3 Re8 44. Rc2 Nf7 45. Nf3 Kf8 46. Rf2 Kg8 47. Rc2 Kh7 48. Rc5 Re2+ 49. Kf1 Re3 50. Kg2 Ng5 51. Nxg5+ hxg5 52. Rxa5 Rxb3 53. Ra7 g6 54. a5 Kh6 55. Ra8 gxh5 56. Rh8+ Kg7 57. Rb8 Rb5 58. gxh5 g4 59. Kf2 Kh6 60. Ke3 Kxh5 61. Kf4 Kg6 62. Kxg4 Rxa5 63. Kf4 c5 64. dxc5 Rxc5 65. Rxb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2763) – Caruana, Fabiano (2786) [C92]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (3.1), 2012-11-09
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. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. Bc2 h6 13. a3 Nb8 14. a4 Nbd7 15. Bd3 c6 16. b3 g6 17. Qc2 Nh5 18. Ba3 Nf4 19. Bf1 Rc8 20. Rad1 exd4 21. cxd4 Ne6 22. Qc3 Qb6 23. Qa1 Bg7 24. Bb2 d5 25. a5 Qc7 26. b4 dxe4 27. Nxe4 Nf4 28. Ne5 Nd5 29. Nd3 Rcd8 30. g3 Bc8 31. Bg2 Nf8 32. Qa3 Ne6 33. Ndc5 Re7 34. Nxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2668) – Topalov, Veselin (2769) [B22]
6th Kings Tournament Bucharest ROU (3.2), 2012-11-09
1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. dxc5 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 e5 8. Be3 Nd5 9. b4 g6 10. Kc2 Bf5+ 11. Kb3 a5 12. Bc4 Be6 13. Ng5 axb4 14. cxb4 Ncxb4 15. Nc3 Nxc3 16. Nxe6 fxe6 17. Kxb4 Nd5+ 18. Kb5 Be7 19. Rac1 Bd8 20. Bb3 Rf8 21. Rhd1 Ra5+ 22. Kc4 Be7 23. Kd3 Nxe3 24. fxe3 Bxc5 25. Rf1 Rxf1 26. Rxf1 Ke7 27. Rc1 b6 28. Rc4 Ra8 29. Ra4 Rxa4 30. Bxa4 g5 31. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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