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December 2012

Sergey Karjakin wins the Piterenka Rapid 2012

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2775 4
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2764 4
3 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2707 3
4 Jakovenko, Dmitry RUS 2741 1

Grischuk, Alexander (2764) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2741) [D45]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (1), 2012-12-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 a6 6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2 b6 10. O-O a5 11. a3 Be7 12. e4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 c5 16. Bxe4 Ra7 17. Qc2 g6 18. Bh6 Re8 19. h4 Bb7 20. Rad1 Qc7 21. Bxb7 Rxb7 22. Qe4 Rbb8 23. Rd3 Rbd8 24. Rfd1 Rxd3 25. Rxd3 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27. Qc6 Kh8 28. Kg2 Kg8 29. a4 Kh8 30. Qb7 Kg8 31. Qf3 Qb8 32. h5 Bf8 33. Bxf8 Qxf8 34. Qb7 gxh5 35. Qxb6 Qe7 36. Qxa5 Qb7+ 37. Kg1 Qxb3 38. Qxc5 Qxa4 39. Qd4 Kg7 40. Qf4 Qc2 41. Qf6+ Kg8 42. Qg5+ Kf8 43. Qd8+ Kg7 44. Qd4 Qb1+ 45. Kg2 Qb7+ 46. Kh2 Qb4 47. Qf4 Qc3 48. Kh3 Qe1 49. Kg2 Qc3 50. Qe4 Kg8 51. Kh3 Qd2 52. Qf4 Qe1 53. Kh4 h6 54. Kxh5 Qh1+ 55. Kg4 Qd1+ 56. f3 Qc2 57. Qe4 Qc1 58. Qf4 Qc2 59. Kh3 Kg7 60. Qg4+ Kf8 61. Qe4 Qc1 62. Qf4 Qh1+ 63. Kg4 Ke7 64. c5 h5+ 65. Kg5 Qg1 66. c6 Qc5 67. Qe4 f5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2775) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2707) [B90]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (1), 2012-12-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. Bc4 Be6 9. Nd5 Bxd5 10. Bxd5 Nxd5 11. Qxd5 Qa5+ 12. Qxa5 Nxa5 13. Nd2 Rc8 14. O-O-O Be7 15. b3 b5 16. Kb2 Rc6 17. Nb1 Kd7 18. Nc3 Rhc8 19. Rd3 h6 20. Rc1 Bg5 21. Nd5 Ke6 22. g3 Bxe3 23. Nxe3 Nb7 24. b4 g6 25. c3 f5 26. f3 fxe4 27. fxe4 Rf8 28. Kb3 Nd8 29. Nd5 Rc4 30. Re3 Rf2 31. Rc2 Rf1 32. a4 Rc8 33. axb5 axb5 34. Ra2 Nc6 35. Rd3 Rb1+ 36. Rb2 Rxb2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2707) – Grischuk, Alexander (2764) [B11]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (2), 2012-12-29
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. d4 dxe4 7. Qxe4 Nf6 8. Qh4 Nbd7 9. Bd3 g6 10. O-O Bg7 11. Bg5 h6 12. Be3 Nd5 13. Qxd8+ Rxd8 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. a4 Nb8 16. c3 Nc6 17. b4 Rc8 18. a5 h5 19. a6 b6 20. Bb5 Kd8 21. g4 Ne7 22. Rac1 hxg4 23. hxg4 Rh4 24. Be2 Kd7 25. Kg2 Rch8 26. Bb5+ Kd6 27. Kf3 Bh6 28. g5 Bg7 29. Bf4+ e5 30. Bg3 Rh3 31. Bd3 Nf5 32. Bxf5 gxf5 33. c4 f4 34. Rcd1 fxg3 35. dxe5+ Bxe5 36. Rxd5+ Ke6 37. Ke4 R8h4+ 38. f4 Rxf4+ 39. Rxf4 Bxf4 40. g6 g2 41. gxf7 Kxf7 42. Rd7+ Kf6 43. Kd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2775) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2741) [A07]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (2), 2012-12-29
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Nf6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. Nd2 Nbd7 9. e4 Qc7 10. Qe2 Be7 11. f4 dxe4 12. dxe4 e5 13. Nc4 O-O-O 14. Be3 Nh5 15. a4 exf4 16. Rxf4 Ne5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5 18. Rxf7 Bc5 19. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 20. Qf2 Qxf2+ 21. Rxf2 Nf6 22. e5 Ng4 23. Re2 Nxh2 24. Be4 Rd4 25. c3 Rc4 26. b3 Rxc3 27. Rxh2 Rxg3+ 28. Kf2 Rxh2+ 29. Kxg3 Rb2 30. Rd1  1 – 0 (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2741) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2707) [A34]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (3), 2012-12-29
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb4 6. Bc4 Nd3+ 7. Ke2 Nxc1+ 8. Rxc1 a6 9. d4 b5 10. Bd5 Ra7 11. dxc5 e6 12. Bb3 Rd7 13. Qc2 Bb7 14. Rhd1 Rxd1 15. Nxd1 Be7 16. a3 Nc6 17. Ba2 a5 18. Ne3 O-O 19. Kf1 Qc7 20. Qe2 Ba6 21. Kg1 Qa7 22. Nd5 exd5 23. exd5 b4 24. Qe3 Nd8 25. axb4 axb4 26. d6 Bf6 27. c6 Qxe3 28. fxe3 Bxb2 29. Rc2 Bc3 30. c7 Bc8 31. Ng5  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2764) – Karjakin, Sergey (2775) [D24]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (3), 2012-12-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. e4 b5 6. e5 Nd5 7. a4 e6 8. axb5 Bb4 9. Qc2 Nb6 10. Qe4 Qd5 11. Qg4 axb5 12. Rxa8 Qxa8 13. Be2 Kf8 14. O-O Bxc3 15. bxc3 h6 16. Qh4 Nc6 17. Ng5 Ne7 18. Bf3 Bb7 19. Bxb7 Qxb7 20. Ba3 Nd5 21. Ne4 b4 22. Bxb4 Nxb4 23. cxb4 Qxb4 24. Ra1 Qb8 25. Nc5 Qe8 26. Rc1 Qa8 27. h3 c3 28. Qf4 Nd5 29. Qf3 Qa3 30. Rc2 Ke7 31. Ne4 Qb3 32. Qd3 Rb8 33. Kh2 Kf8 34. Nc5 Qb1 35. Nd7+ Ke7 36. Nxb8 Qxb8 37. Rxc3 Nxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2741) – Grischuk, Alexander (2764) [C01]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (4), 2012-12-29
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. c4 dxc4 6. Bxc4 Nf6 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. h3 h6 10. a3 Bf5 11. Re1 a6 12. d5 Ne7 13. Ba2 Re8 14. Be3 Ng6 15. Nd4 Bd7 16. Qd2 Qc8 17. f3 Re5 18. g4 h5 19. Kf1 hxg4 20. hxg4 Bxg4 21. fxg4 Qxg4 22. Qg2 Rxe3 23. Rxe3 Qxd4 24. Rae1 Rf8 25. Bb1 Ng4  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2707) – Karjakin, Sergey (2775) [C44]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (4), 2012-12-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 d5 4. Qa4 f6 5. d3 Be6 6. Nbd2 Qd7 7. Be2 Nge7 8. O-O Ng6 9. Re1 Bd6 10. d4 Nf4 11. Bf1 O-O 12. exd5 Bxd5 13. Ne4 Qg4 14. Bxf4 Qxf4 15. Bc4 Bxc4 16. Qxc4+ Kh8 17. d5 Na5 18. Qb5 b6 19. b4 a6 20. Qd7 Nc4 21. Qh3 Kg8 22. Rad1 Rae8 23. Rd3 g6 24. Nfd2 Nxd2 25. Rxd2 f5 26. g3 Qf3 27. Ng5 Qh5 28. Qxh5 gxh5 29. Ne6 Rf6 30. a3 b5 31. Nd4 h4 32. Rde2 hxg3 33. hxg3 Kf7 34. Nc6 e4 35. Nd4 h5 36. Nf3 Rg8 37. Nh4 f4 38. Rxe4 fxg3 39. f3 Rg5 40. Rd1 Re5 41. Rdd4 Rxe4 42. Rxe4 Rf4 43. Kg2 Kf6 44. Re6+ Kg5 45. Ng6 Rc4 46. Ne5 Rxc3 47. Nf7+ Kf5 48. Nxd6+ cxd6 49. Kxg3 Rxa3 50. Rxd6 Ra4 51. Rh6 Kg5 52. d6 Rxb4 53. d7 Rd4 54. Rxa6 Rxd7 55. Rb6 Rd5 56. Rb8 Kf5 57. Rh8 Kg5 58. f4+ Kg6 59. Kf3 b4 60. Rb8 Rd4 61. Rb5 h4 62. Kg4 Kf6 63. Kxh4 Rxf4+ 64. Kg3 Rc4 65. Kf3 Ke6 66. Ke3 Kd6 67. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2707) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2741) [A35]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (5), 2012-12-29
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 d6 7. Bg2 Bd7 8. O-O Bg7 9. e3 Qc8 10. b3 Bh3 11. Bb2 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 O-O 13. Rc1 Qd7 14. Qf3 Rac8 15. Rfd1 Rfd8 16. h3 a6 17. Na4 Qc7 18. Qe2 e6 19. Nf3 b6 20. Nc3 Qb7 21. Kg1 Rb8 22. Rd2 Rd7 23. Rcd1 Rbd8 24. Ba3 Ne8 25. Bb2 Nf6 26. Ng5 d5 27. cxd5 exd5 28. Nf3 Ne4 29. Rc2 b5 30. Rcc1 h6 31. Qc2 Nxc3 32. Bxc3 d4 33. exd4 Nxd4 34. Nxd4 Bxd4 35. Rxd4 Rxd4 36. Bxd4 Rxd4 37. Qc8+ Qxc8 38. Rxc8+ Kg7 39. Ra8 Rd6 40. Kg2 Re6 41. Ra7 g5 42. a4 bxa4 43. bxa4 Kg6 44. a5 f6 45. g4 h5 46. Kg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2775) – Grischuk, Alexander (2764) [C84]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (5), 2012-12-29
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. Nbd2 O-O 10. Re1 Na5 11. Ba2 c5 12. c3 Rb8 13. d4 Qc7 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Nc4 b3 16. Nxa5 bxa2 17. Nc4 Be6 18. Qe2 Nd7 19. Rxa2 Nb6 20. Nfd2 Rfd8 21. Ra1 Nxc4 22. Nxc4 Bxc4 23. Qxc4 Qd6 24. Ra2 a5 25. Be3 h6 26. h3 Qb6 27. Kh2 Qd6 28. Rb1 Qd3 29. Qxd3 Rxd3 30. Kg1 c4 31. Re1 Bg5 32. Bc5 Rd2 33. Ba3 Bd8 34. Raa1 Bb6 35. Rf1 Rbd8 36. g4 Re2 37. Kg2 Rxe4 38. Rae1 Rxe1 39. Rxe1 f6 40. Re4 Rc8 41. f4 exf4 42. Rxf4 Kf7 43. Rf5 Ke6 44. Rb5 Rc6 45. Kf3 Kf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2741) – Karjakin, Sergey (2775) [C84]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (6), 2012-12-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 O-O 10. Re1 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Nbd2 Nc6 13. Nf1 Re8 14. Bg5 h6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Ne3 Ne7 17. Bb3 Rb8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Nd5 Nxd5 20. Bxd5 Be6 21. Bxe6 fxe6 22. Qc2 Ra8 23. Qb3 Qd7 24. Ra2 d5 25. Rxa8 Rxa8 26. h3 c4 27. Qc2 Qd6 28. d4 exd4 29. e5 d3 30. Qd1 Qf8 31. exf6 Qxf6 32. Qd2 Ra2 33. Re5 g5 34. Qe1 Kf7 35. Qb1 Ra7 36. Re1 Kg7 37. Qc1 Ra2 38. Nd4 e5 39. Nxb5 Qb6 40. Rxe5 Qxb5 41. Qe3 Ra1+ 42. Kh2 Qb8 43. f4 Ra7 44. Qd4 Kh7 45. Qxd5 gxf4 46. Qe4+ Kg7 47. Qxf4 Rb7 48. Kg3 d2 49. Rd5 Qxf4+ 50. Kxf4 Rxb2 51. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2764) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2707) [B50]
Piterenka Rapid 2012 Moscow RUS (6), 2012-12-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bb5+ Nbd7 5. O-O cxd4 6. Qxd4 e5 7. Qd3 h6 8. c4 Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Bxd7 Bxd7 11. a4 Bc6 12. Rd1 Qe8 13. b3 Rd8 14. Nd2 Nh5 15. g3 Bg5 16. Nf1 Qe6 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. Qxd5 Qg4 19. Bxg5 hxg5 20. Qxb7 Nf4 21. Ne3 Nh3+ 22. Kg2 Nf4+ 23. Kg1 Nh3+ 24. Kg2 Nf4+ 25. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Database update

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

The database was updated and 2834 new games were added.

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Magnus Carlsen wins the London Chess Classic 2012

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2848 18
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2795 16
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2760 13
4 Adams, Michael ENG 2710 13

Kramnik, Vladimir (2795) – Jones, Gawain C B (2644) [A04]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (8.1), 2012-12-09
1. Nf3 c5 2. b3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb2 e6 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. c4 b6 9. Nc3 Bb7 10. cxd5 exd5 11. d4 Ne4 12. dxc5 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 bxc5 14. Qe2 Re8 15. Rfd1 Bf8 16. Qb5 Qb6 17. Qxb6 axb6 18. Rxd5 Nd4 19. Nxd4 Bxd5 20. Bxd5 cxd4 21. Bxd4 Ra5 22. e4 Bc5 23. Bc3 Ra3 24. Bb2 Ra7 25. a4 Rc7 26. Ra2 h6 27. Kg2 Kh7 28. f4 f6 29. Kf3 Rd7 30. a5 bxa5 31. Rxa5 Rc8 32. Rb5 Rd6 33. Rb7 Rb6 34. Rf7 Rf8 35. Rc7 Bd6 36. Rd7 Ra6 37. Bd4 Bb8 38. Bc5 Re8 39. Kg4 Ra2 40. h4 Rc8 41. b4 Ra3 42. h5 Rc3 43. Bd4 R3c7 44. Rxc7 Bxc7 45. Kf5 Bd6 46. b5 Rc1 47. b6 Bb8 48. Ke6 Rh1 49. Bc5  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2815) – Adams, Michael (2710) [A07]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (8.2), 2012-12-09
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O Nd7 5. d3 e6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. e4 Ne7 8. Re1 O-O 9. d4 a5 10. a4 Rc8 11. c3 Bh5 12. Qe2 Re8 13. Qf1 Bb8 14. b3 dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nd5 16. Bb2 e5 17. Ned2 Bxf3 18. Bxf3 exd4 19. Rxe8+ Qxe8 20. cxd4 Bd6 21. Re1 Qd8 22. Nc4 Bb4 23. Re2 N7f6 24. Qc1 Qc7 25. Kg2 Rd8 26. Qc2 h6 27. Ne3 Bf8 28. Nf5 Qd7 29. Re5 g6 30. Nh4 Bg7 31. Ba3 Nb4 32. Qe2 Qxd4 33. Re7 Rd7 34. Rxd7 Qxd7 35. Bxb4 axb4 36. Qd1 Nd5 37. Be2 Bf6 38. Nf3 Kg7 39. Qd2 Bc3 40. Qc2 Qg4 41. Qc1 Qe4 42. Qd1 Bf6 43. Bc4 Nb6 44. Bf1 Bc3 45. h3 Qe7 46. Bd3 Qe6 47. Bf1 Bf6 48. Qc2 Qd5 49. Bd3 Bc3 50. h4 Qe6 51. h5 g5 52. Bf5 Qd5 53. Be4 Qd6 54. Bd3 Qd5 55. Be4 Qd6 56. Bd3 Nd7 57. Bc4 Nf6 58. Qe2 b6 59. Nh2 b5 60. axb5 cxb5 61. Bxb5 Qd5+ 62. Kg1 Qxb3 63. Bc4 Qb1+ 64. Nf1 Qe1 65. Qxe1 Bxe1 66. Ne3 Ne4 67. Nf5+ Kf8 68. Nxh6 Bxf2+ 69. Kg2 Nd6 70. Bd3 Bd4 71. Nf5 Nxf5 72. Bxf5 Kg7 73. Bc2 g4 74. Bf5 b3 75. Bxg4 Kh6 76. Bf5 Kxh5 77. g4+ Kg5 78. Kf3 b2 79. Bb1 Be5 80. Bc2 Bd4 81. Bb1 Be5 82. Bc2 Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2760) [B90]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (8.3), 2012-12-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Nec3 Nd7 12. Bc4 g6 13. a4 Bh6 14. a5 Rc8 15. Ba2 O-O 16. O-O Kg7 17. b4 Rc6 18. Qd3 Qg5 19. Rfd1 Rfc8 20. Bb3 f5 21. exf5 gxf5 22. Ne2 f4 23. Ndxf4 Bxb3 24. h4 Qg4 25. f3 Bxc2 26. fxg4 Bxd3 27. Nxh5+ Kg8 28. Rxd3 Bf8 29. Kh2 Rc4 30. Kh3 Rxb4 31. Rf3 Rc2 32. Nc3 e4 33. Rg3 Rd2 34. Re1 d5 35. Nf4 Rbd4 36. Ncxd5 Rxd5 37. Nxd5 Rxd5 38. Rxe4 Rxa5 39. g5 Ra3 40. Re8 Rxg3+ 41. Kxg3 b5 42. Rd8 Nc5 43. Rb8 Kf7 44. g6+ Kg7 45. Kg4 b4 46. h5 b3 47. Kf5 Bd6 48. Rb4 a5 49. Rb6 a4 50. Rxd6 b2 51. Rb6 a3 52. Kg5 Ne4+ 53. Kf4 a2 54. Rb7+ Kf8 55. Rxb2 a1=Q 56. Rb8+ Ke7 57. Kxe4 Qe1+ 58. Kf3 Qc3+ 59. Kg4 Qd4+ 60. Kh3 Qd3+ 61. Kh4 Qe4+ 62. g4 Qe1+ 63. Kh3 Qe3+ 64. Kh4 Qe1+ 65. Kh3 Qe3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2713) – Polgar, Judit (2705) [A37]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (8.4), 2012-12-09
1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 b6 6. O-O Bb7 7. d3 Nf6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bd2 d5 10. Qc1 Rc8 11. Rb1 Qd7 12. b3 d4 13. Nb5 h5 14. b4 cxb4 15. Bxb4 a6 16. Na3 Nxb4 17. Rxb4 Nd5 18. Rb3 Nc3 19. Qd2 Bxf3 20. Bxf3 h4 21. g4 b5 22. h3 O-O 23. cxb5 axb5 24. Nc2 Rc5 25. Ne1 Bf6 26. Ng2 Bg5 27. Qb2 Rfc8 28. Kh1 Qd6 29. Ra3 Na4 30. Rxa4 bxa4 31. Ne1 Rc1 32. Qb7 Rb8 33. Qa7 Bd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2710) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2795) [C67]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (9.1), 2012-12-10
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 Re8 11. Nd5 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 b6 13. g3 Bb7 14. Bg2 c6 15. Ne3 Qe7 16. d3 Nf5 17. c3 d5 18. Bd2 Nxe3 19. Qxe3 Qxe3 20. Bxe3 Ba6 21. d4 Re8 22. a4 h6 23. h4 Bc8 24. b4 Bf5 25. a5 b5 26. Re1 g5 27. hxg5 hxg5 28. f3 Bd8 29. Kf2 Bc7 30. Bd2 Rxe1 31. Bxe1 f6 32. Bd2 Kg7 33. Bf1 a6 34. Be2 Kf7 35. Be3 Kg7 36. Bd2 Kf7 37. Be3 Kg7 38. Bd2 Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2848) – Anand, Viswanathan (2775) [C65]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (9.2), 2012-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nc3 d6 6. Na4 Bb6 7. Nxb6 axb6 8. c3 Bd7 9. Ba4 Ne7 10. Bc2 Ng6 11. h3 O-O 12. O-O h6 13. Re1 Re8 14. d4 Bc6 15. dxe5 dxe5 16. Qxd8 Rexd8 17. g3 Nd7 18. Be3 Nc5 19. Nd2 Nf8 20. f3 Nfe6 21. h4 Bb5 22. a3 Rd7 23. b4 Nd3 24. Reb1 Ba4 25. Bxa4 Rxa4 26. Kf1 b5 27. Ke2 Ra6 28. h5 c5 29. bxc5 Ndxc5 30. Rxb5 Na4 31. Rc1 Rc7 32. Nb1 f6 33. c4 b6 34. Rd5 Nac5 35. Rc2 Rc6 36. Rb2 Kh7 37. Rb4 g6 38. hxg6+ Kxg6 39. Rd2 h5 40. Nc3 Rxa3 41. Nd5 Kf7 42. Nxb6 Nb3 43. Rd7+ Ke8 44. Rb7 Nbd4+ 45. Bxd4 Nxd4+ 46. Kd1 Kd8 47. Rd7+ Ke8 48. Rb7 Kd8 49. Nd5 Ra1+ 50. Kd2 Ra2+ 51. Rb2 Rxb2+ 52. Rxb2 Nxf3+ 53. Kd3 Ng5 54. Rb8+ Kd7 55. Rb7+ Kd6 56. Nxf6 Ra6 57. Ne8+ Kc5 58. Rc7+ Kb4 59. Rb7+ Kc5 60. Rc7+ Kb4 61. Rb7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Polgar, Judit (2705) – Aronian, Levon (2815) [C89]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (9.3), 2012-12-10
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. d3 Bd6 13. Re1 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qf6 15. Bxd5 cxd5 16. Bf4 Bxf4 17. Qxf4 d4 18. cxd4 Rad8 19. Nc3 Rxd4 20. Ne4 Bxe4 21. Qxf6 gxf6 22. Rxe4 Rxd3 23. a4 Rfd8 24. g3 R3d4 25. Rxd4 Rxd4 26. axb5 axb5 27. Re1 Rd2 28. b3 Rb2 29. Re3 Kg7 30. Rf3 f5 31. h3 Kf6 32. g4 Kg6 33. Rxf5 Rxb3 34. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2760) – McShane, Luke J (2713) [D15]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (9.4), 2012-12-10
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Nbd7 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. Qc2 Re8 10. Rd1 e5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Rxe5 13. e4 Bg4 14. f3 Bd7 15. Bf4 Re8 16. Na4 a5 17. Nb6 Ra6 18. Qf2 Be6 19. Bf1 Rxb6 20. cxb6 Qe7 21. Be3 Nd7 22. Bd4 dxe4 23. fxe4 Bxd4 24. Rxd4 Nxb6 25. b3 Nd7 26. Rad1 Ne5 27. h3 h5 28. Bg2 Kh7 29. Qf4 Bd7 30. Kh2 c5 31. Rd6 a4 32. R1d5 Kg7 33. Qxe5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2012

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2848 17
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2795 12
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2710 11
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2760 9

Kramnik, Vladimir (2795) – McShane, Luke J (2713) [D15]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (5.1), 2012-12-06
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. g3 dxc4 6. a4 e6 7. Bg2 c5 8. O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nbd7 10. Nc2 Qc7 11. Bf4 e5 12. Bd2 Nc5 13. Bg5 Be6 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Nd5 Qd8 16. Nce3 Nb3 17. a5 Rc8 18. Ra4 Nd4 19. Nb6 Rc7 20. Rxc4 Bxc4 21. Nexc4 Nb5 22. Qb1 Qd4 23. Rd1 Qc5 24. e3 Be7 25. Qf5 Kf8 26. Bd5 Kg7 27. Qg4+ Kh6 28. e4 Nd4 29. Ne3 f5 30. Qh3+ Kg7 31. Rxd4 exd4 32. Nxf5+ Kf8 33. Qh6+ Ke8 34. Bxf7+ Kd8 35. Qg7 Rf8 36. Nxd4 Rc6 37. Nxc6+ bxc6 38. Qg4 Kc7 39. Qd7+ Kb8 40. Qd2 Kc7 41. Qd7+ Kb8 42. Kg2 Bd6 43. b4 Qd4 44. Qxc6 Ka7 45. Kh3 Qd1 46. Nc8+ Rxc8 47. Qxc8 Qf1+ 48. Kg4 h5+ 49. Kxh5  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2710) – Carlsen, Magnus (2848) [C84]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (5.2), 2012-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. h3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. Nbd2 b4 13. c3 d5 14. cxb4 Bd6 15. b5 axb5 16. axb5 Rxa1 17. Qxa1 Nb4 18. d4 exd4 19. Nxd4 Qe8 20. Qa4 Nxe4 21. Nxe4 dxe4 22. Nc6 Nd5 23. Qxe4 Nxe3 24. Qxe3 Rf5 25. Nd4 Re5 26. Qb3 Rd5 27. Qc4 Qf7 28. b3 Qd7 29. Nf3 Rxb5 30. Ra1 Rd5 31. g3 h6 32. Qe4 Qe8 33. Kg2 Kf7 34. Ra2 Qd8 35. Re2 Qf6 36. h4 Qf5 37. Qc4 Rd3 38. Re3 Rxe3 39. fxe3 Qb1 40. e4 Qb2+ 41. Kh3 Qf2 42. e5 Qxf3 43. exd6 Qh1+ 44. Kg4 Qd1+ 45. Kh3 Qxd6 46. h5 c5 47. g4 Qd4 48. Qf1+ Ke7 49. Qf3 Qd5 50. Qc3 e5 51. Kg3 Kd6 52. Qc4 Qxc4 53. bxc4 e4 54. Kf4 e3 55. Kf3 Ke6 56. Ke2 Kf6 57. Kf3 Kg5 58. Kxe3 Kxg4 59. Ke4 Kxh5 60. Kd5 g5 61. Kxc5 g4 62. Kd4 g3 63. Ke3 Kg4  0 – 1 (view game)

Polgar, Judit (2705) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2760) [C78]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (5.3), 2012-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. a4 Rb8 8. axb5 axb5 9. Nxe5 Nxe5 10. d4 Bxd4 11. Qxd4 d6 12. f4 Nc6 13. Qc3 Ne7 14. Nd2 O-O 15. e5 Nfd5 16. Bxd5 Nxd5 17. Qd4 Bb7 18. Ne4 f5 19. Ng5 Qd7 20. Nf3 Ra8 21. Bd2 c5 22. Qd3 c4 23. Qd4 dxe5 24. Nxe5 Qc7 25. Rfd1 h6 26. Be1 Rfe8 27. Bd2 Red8 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29. h3 Ra2 30. Rb1 Nf6 31. Bb4 Be4 32. Re1 Bxc2 33. g4 Qa7 34. Qxa7 Rxa7 35. Nc6 Ra6 36. Ne7+ Kf7 37. g5 hxg5 38. fxg5 Ne4 39. Nxf5 Nxg5 40. Re7+ Kg6 41. Nd4 Bd3 42. Rb7 Nxh3+ 43. Kh2 Ng5 44. Nxb5 Rf6 45. Bc5 Rf4 46. Nc3 Rg4 47. Nd1 Bf1  0 – 1 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2644) – Anand, Viswanathan (2775) [D70]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (5.4), 2012-12-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 e5 9. d5 c6 10. h4 cxd5 11. exd5 N8d7 12. h5 Nf6 13. hxg6 fxg6 14. Nh3 e4 15. fxe4 Ng4 16. Bf4 Ne5 17. Bg5 Qd6 18. Nb5 Qc5 19. Na3 Bxh3 20. Be3 Qc8 21. Rc1 Qg4 22. Rxh3 Qxh3 23. gxh3 Nf3+ 24. Ke2 Nxd2 25. Bxd2 Bxb2 26. Nb5 Bxc1 27. Bxc1 Nxd5 28. exd5 Rae8+ 29. Be3 Rxf1  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2815) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2795) [C67]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (6.1), 2012-12-07
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. Bg5 Be6 12. b3 Be7 13. Rad1 h4 14. Ne4 b6 15. c4 a5 16. Rd2 Rd8 17. Rfd1 Rxd2 18. Bxd2 c5 19. Bf4 a4 20. Nc3 axb3 21. axb3 Bd8 22. Kf1 Rg8 23. Ne4 Bc8 24. Ra1 Bb7 25. Neg5 f6 26. exf6 gxf6 27. Ne4 Kd7 28. Rd1+ Kc8 29. Re1 Rg7 30. Nfd2 Nd4 31. f3 Bc6 32. Nf2 Bd7 33. Ng4 Bf5 34. Kf2 Kd7 35. Ne3 Bh7 36. Nd5 Bc2 37. Ne3 Bd3 38. Nd5 Nxb3 39. Nxb3 Bxc4 40. Nxc5+ bxc5 41. Rd1 Kc8 42. Nc3 Rd7 43. Rc1 Bd3 44. Na4 c4 45. Nb2 Rd5 46. Nxc4 Rc5 47. Nb2 Rxc1 48. Bxc1 Bb5 49. g3 hxg3+ 50. Kxg3 Kd7 51. Nd1 Ke6 52. Nc3 Be8 53. Be3 Be7 54. h4 c5 55. Kf2 c4 56. Ke2 Bg6 57. Bd4 f5 58. f4 Bxh4 59. Ke3 Bf7 60. Bg7 Kd6 61. Bf8+ Kc6 62. Ne2 Be1 63. Nd4+ Kd5 64. Nxf5 c3 65. Kd3 Bg6 66. Ke2 Bxf5 67. Kxe1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2848) – Polgar, Judit (2705) [A33]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (6.2), 2012-12-07
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. a3 Bc5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. e4 O-O 9. Be2 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. Bf4 d6 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. Re1 Ne5 14. Nd2 Nfd7 15. Be3 Qc7 16. b4 Qb8 17. f4 Ng6 18. g3 Rfe8 19. Bf3 Qa8 20. Bf2 Ngf8 21. Qe2 Qb8 22. Red1 g6 23. e5 Bc6 24. Bd4 Red8 25. Bxc6 Rxc6 26. Nf3 dxe5 27. fxe5 Rdc8 28. Ne4 Qc7 29. Nfd2 a6 30. Nf2 Bg5 31. Rf1 Bxd2 32. Qxd2 Nxe5 33. Bxe5 Qxe5 34. Ng4 Rd6 35. Nh6+ Kg7 36. Rxf7+ Kh8 37. Qf2 Qd4 38. c5 bxc5 39. Qxd4+ Rxd4 40. Rxc5 Rcd8 41. Rcc7 Rd1+ 42. Kg2 R1d2+ 43. Kh3 R2d5 44. Ng4 Rh5+ 45. Kg2 Rd2+ 46. Kf3 Rf5+ 47. Ke3 Rxf7 48. Rxf7 Rd8 49. Nf6 Rb8 50. Kf4 h6 51. Ke5 a5 52. bxa5 Ra8 53. a6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – Adams, Michael (2710) [A29]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (6.3), 2012-12-07
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 Bg7 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O Re8 9. Nc2 d6 10. Bd2 a6 11. Rc1 Ne5 12. b3 c6 13. Be3 Nfg4 14. Bd4 c5 15. Bxe5 Bxe5 16. Nd5 Rb8 17. h3 Nf6 18. Nce3 Nxd5 19. Nxd5 Qa5 20. Rc2 Bf5 21. Qd2 Qd8 22. Rcc1 b5 23. cxb5 axb5 24. Rfd1 h5 25. h4 Bg4 26. Ne3 Bd7 27. Bf3 Bd4 28. Nd5 b4 29. Rc4 Be5 30. Kg2 Ra8 31. Ne3 Ra7 32. Rcc1 Qe7 33. Nc4 Be6 34. Rc2 Bf5 35. e4 Be6 36. Nxe5 dxe5 37. Qe3 Ra5 38. Be2 Rd8 39. Rxd8+ Qxd8 40. Rxc5 Rxa2 41. Bc4 Qd1 42. Qh6 Bh3+  0 – 1 (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2713) – Jones, Gawain C B (2644) [A37]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (6.4), 2012-12-07
1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Nc3 e5 6. O-O Nge7 7. a3 O-O 8. d3 d6 9. Rb1 a5 10. Ne1 Be6 11. Nc2 d5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Ne3 Nde7 14. Nc4 Rb8 15. Bg5 f6 16. Be3 b6 17. f4 f5 18. fxe5 Nxe5 19. Bf4 Nxc4 20. dxc4 Bxc4 21. Bxb8 Qxb8 22. Qa4 Be6 23. Rbd1 Qe5 24. Kh1 c4 25. e4 Qc5 26. Rde1 Bd4 27. Qd1 Rd8 28. exf5 Bxf5 29. Qe2 Nc8 30. g4 Bd3 31. Qe6+ Kh8 32. Rf7 Nd6 33. Rd7 Rxd7 34. Qxd7 Bf6 35. Nd1 Qd4 36. g5 Bf5 37. Re8+ Nxe8 38. Qxe8+ Kg7 39. gxf6+ Qxf6 40. Qe3 Bd7 41. Kg1 b5 42. Qa7 Qd6 43. Nf2 Qd2 44. Bh3 Qg5+ 45. Bg4 h5 46. Qxd7+ Kh6 47. Qd4 Kh7 48. h4 Qxh4 49. Qa7+ Kh6 50. Qe3+ Kh7 51. Bd7 b4 52. axb4 axb4 53. Bb5 c3 54. bxc3 bxc3 55. Bd3 Qd8 56. Qc5 Qh4 57. Qxc3 Qg3+ 58. Kf1 h4 59. Qc8  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2760) – Carlsen, Magnus (2848) [B30]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (7.1), 2012-12-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bc4 e6 6. d4 cxd4 7. cxd4 d6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Rd1 Qc7 11. a3 Rd8 12. b4 a6 13. Bd3 b5 14. h4 dxe5 15. dxe5 Bb7 16. Ra2 Ndxb4 17. axb4 Nxb4 18. Rad2 Rxd3 19. Rxd3 Nxd3 20. Qxd3 Rd8 21. Qe2 Rxd1+ 22. Qxd1 Bxf3 23. gxf3 Qxe5 24. Qd7 Bf8 25. Be3 a5 26. Qe8 h6 27. Kg2 a4 28. Na3 b4 29. Nc4 Qc7 30. Nb6 Qe7 31. Qxa4 Qxh4 32. Qa8 Qe7 33. Qc8 b3 34. Nd7 b2 35. Nxf8 Qxf8 36. Qb7 e5 37. Qxb2 f6 38. Qc2 Qf7 39. Qf5 Kh8 40. Bd2 Kg8 41. Kg3 Kh8 42. Be3 Kg8 43. Kh2 Kh8 44. Kg2 Kg8 45. Qd3 Kh8 46. f4 exf4 47. Bxf4 Kg8 48. Qe4 Kh8 49. Be3 Kg8 50. Bd4 Kh8 51. f4 Kg8 52. Kg3 Kh8 53. Be3 Kg8 54. Bd4 Kh8 55. Be3 Kg8 56. Bd4 Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Polgar, Judit (2705) – Anand, Viswanathan (2775) [B90]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (7.2), 2012-12-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. O-O b5 8. Bb3 Be7 9. Qf3 Qc7 10. a3 O-O 11. Qg3 Bd7 12. Bh6 Ne8 13. Rad1 Nc6 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. Rfe1 a5 16. Bg5 Bxg5 17. Qxg5 Rb8 18. e5 dxe5 19. Qxe5 Qb6 20. a4 bxa4 21. Bxa4 Rc8 22. Bxc6 Rxc6 23. Na4 Qc7 24. c3 Nf6 25. Rd4 Rc8 26. Qxc7 R6xc7 27. Red1 g6 28. Rd8+ Kg7 29. Rxc8 Rxc8 30. Rd6 Rc4 31. b3 Ne4 32. Ra6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2710) – McShane, Luke J (2713) [C65]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (7.3), 2012-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. a4 Bd6 10. Be3 Nf8 11. d4 exd4 12. Qxd4 Bg4 13. Nxd6 cxd6 14. Nd2 Ne6 15. Qb4 Be2 16. Rfe1 Ba6 17. Rad1 Qf6 18. Nf1 c5 19. Qb3 Rad8 20. c4 Nf8 21. Qc2 Qe6 22. Nd2 b6 23. f3 Bc8 24. Nf1 Ng6 25. b3 Ne7 26. Bg5 f6 27. Bh4 Ng6 28. Bg3 Ne5 29. Ne3 Qe7 30. Rd2 Be6 31. Qd1 Qc7 32. h3 Qc6 33. Bxe5 fxe5 34. Rd3 Rd7 35. Re2 Red8 36. Red2 h6 37. Qe1 Rf8 38. Kh2 Qc7 39. Kh1 Qc6 40. Qd1 Rfd8 41. Qe2 Rf7 42. Rd1 Rfd7 43. Nd5 Bxd5 44. Rxd5 Re8 45. Qd2 Re6 46. a5 Qc7 47. b4 cxb4 48. Qxb4 Rd8 49. axb6 axb6 50. Rb5 Rb8 51. Qb3 Qc6 52. Qd3 Kh7 53. Qd5 Qc8 54. Rdb1 Rf6 55. Rxb6 Rxb6 56. Rxb6 Rxf3 57. Rxd6 Rc3 58. Qf7 Rg3 59. Kh2 Rg5 60. Rd2 Qc6 61. Rd8 Qb6 62. Qg8+ Kg6 63. Qe8+ Kh7 64. Qg8+ Kg6 65. Rf8 Qb3 66. Qf7+ Kh7 67. Qg8+ Kg6 68. Qf7+ Kh7 69. Qf1 Qg3+ 70. Kh1 Qe3 71. Qf3 Qc1+ 72. Qf1 Qe3 73. Qf3 Qc1+ 74. Kh2 Qxc4 75. Re8 Qc2 76. Re6 Qc8 77. Re7 Qd8 78. Rf7 Rg6 79. Rf8 Qg5 80. Rf5 Qe7 81. Rf7 Qg5 82. Rf5 Qe7 83. Rf7 Qg5 84. Rf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2644) – Aronian, Levon (2815) [D70]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (7.4), 2012-12-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Nb5 Qd7 11. Bh6 Bxh6 12. Qxh6 a6 13. Nc3 Nxd4 14. f4 c5 15. Nf3 f6 16. h4 Qe8 17. h5 Bg4 18. Nxd4 cxd4 19. hxg6 Qxg6 20. Rxd4 Rac8 21. f5 Qxh6+ 22. Rxh6 Rfd8 23. Rxd8+ Rxd8 24. Rh4 h5 25. Be2 Bxe2 26. Nxe2 Rc8+ 27. Kb1 Nc4 28. Kc2 Ne3+ 29. Kd2 Nc4+ 30. Kc2 Ne3+ 31. Kd2 Nc4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen leads the London Chess Classic 2012

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2848 10
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2795 8
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2710 7
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2760 5

Kramnik, Vladimir (0) – Carlsen, Magnus (0) [A37]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (3.1), 2012-12-03
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O Nge7 7. a3 a5 8. Ne1 d6 9. Nc2 O-O 10. d3 Rb8 11. Rb1 Be6 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 cxb4 14. Nxb4 Nxb4 15. Rxb4 d5 16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Rb5 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qd7 20. Qb3 Rfc8 21. Bb2 Qd6 22. Rb1 Rc5 23. Rb6 Rc6 24. Rxb7 Rxb7 25. Qxb7 Rb6 26. Qc8+ Qf8 27. Qd7 h5 28. e4 Qd6 29. Qe8+ Qf8 30. Qd7 Qd6 31. Qxd6 Rxd6 32. Rd1 f5 33. f3 fxe4 34. fxe4 Rb6 35. Bc3 Rb3 36. Ba1 Kf7 37. Kf3 Ke6 38. h3 Bh6 39. Ke2 Bg5 40. Rg1 Bh6 41. h4 Kd6 42. Rd1 Ke6 43. Rf1 Rb4 44. Rd1 Rb3 45. Rg1 Kf6 46. Rh1 Ke6 47. Rd1 Kf6 48. d4 Re3+ 49. Kf2 Rxe4 50. dxe5+ Kf5 51. Rd7 Kg4 52. Rd6 Be3+ 53. Ke2 Bf4+ 54. Kd3 Re3+ 55. Kc4 Bxe5 56. Rxg6+ Kf3 57. Bxe5 Rxe5 58. Rg5 Re4+ 59. Kd5 Rg4 60. Ke5 Kxg3 61. Rxh5 Rxh4 62. Rxh4 Kxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (0) – Anand, Viswanathan (0) [D10]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (3.2), 2012-12-03
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Qc2 e6 10. Bd3 Rc8 11. h3 Nc4 12. Nf3 Bb4 13. a3 Bxc3+ 14. bxc3 Qa5 15. O-O O-O 16. Rfb1 Ba4 17. Qe2 Qxc3 18. Bg5 Nd6 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Ne1 f5 21. Qf3 Qc7 22. Rc1 Qe7 23. g4 fxg4 24. hxg4 Bb5 25. Bxb5 Nxb5 26. Kg2 Nd6 27. Nd3 Ne4 28. Qf4 Qf6 29. Qxf6 Nxf6 30. Rab1 b6 31. f3 Kg7 32. a4 Nd7 33. Nb4 Nb8 34. Kf2 Kf6 35. e4 dxe4 36. fxe4 Ke7 37. Ke3 Rg8 38. Kf4 Rgd8 39. d5 Rxc1 40. Rxc1 a5 41. Nc6+ Nxc6 42. Rxc6 exd5 43. exd5 Rxd5 44. Rxb6 Rd4+ 45. Kg5 Rxa4 46. Ra6 Ra1 47. Kh6 a4 48. Kxh7 a3 49. g5 a2 50. Kg7 Kd7 51. Kf8 Rg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (0) – Nakamura, Hikaru (0) [D97]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (3.3), 2012-12-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Na6 8. Be2 c5 9. d5 e6 10. O-O exd5 11. exd5 Re8 12. Rd1 Qb6 13. d6 Be6 14. Qh4 Qb4 15. Bg5 Nd7 16. Be7 Qxh4 17. Bxh4 Nb4 18. Rd2 a6 19. Ng5 Nd5 20. Rxd5 Bxd5 21. Nxd5 Rxe2 22. Ne7+ Rxe7 23. dxe7 Re8 24. Ne4 f6 25. Re1 Rxe7 26. Nxf6+ Bxf6 27. Rxe7 Bxe7 28. Bxe7 Kf7 29. Bg5 Ne5 30. Kf1 Nd3 31. b3 Nb4 32. a4 Ke6 33. Ke2 Kd5 34. Kd2 c4 35. Kc3 cxb3 36. Kxb3 Nd3 37. Be3 Ne1 38. g3 b5 39. axb5 axb5 40. Bb6 Kc6 41. Ba7 Nf3 42. h4 Ne5 43. Kb4 Ng4 44. Bc5 Nf6 45. Bd4 Nd5+ 46. Ka5 Nc7 47. Kb4 Na6+ 48. Ka5 Nc5 49. Kb4 Nd3+ 50. Kc3 Ne1 51. Ba7 Nf3 52. Kb3 h6 53. Be3 h5 54. Ba7 Ne5 55. Kb4 Ng4 56. Bc5 Kd5 57. Kxb5 Ke4 58. Kc6 Kf3 59. Kd5 Nxf2 60. Ke6 Ne4 61. Be7 Kg4 62. Bd8 Nxg3 63. Kf7 Kf5 64. Kg7 Ne4 65. Kh6 Nc5 66. Bg5 Ne6 67. Be7 Nd4 68. Bg5 Nc6 69. Kg7 Nd4 70. Kh6 Nf3 71. Bd8 Ne5 72. Kg7 Nf3 73. Kh6 Kg4 74. Kxg6 Nxh4+ 75. Kh6 Nf3 76. Bf6 Nd2 77. Kg6 Nc4 78. Kh6 Nd6 79. Kg6 h4 80. Bxh4 Kxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (0) – Polgar, Judit (0) [B40]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (3.4), 2012-12-03
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Qe2 d5 6. exd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Be7 8. Rd1 O-O 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. Rxd4 Bf6 12. Rd1 Qc7 13. c4 Nb4 14. Nc3 a6 15. Bf4 e5 16. Be3 Be6 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Bf5 19. d6 Qd7 20. Bb6 Rac8 21. Bc7 Bg4 22. Bf3 h5 23. Rac1 Rfe8 24. Bxg4 hxg4 25. Qe4 Bg5 26. Rc5 Bd8 27. Qxb7 Re6 28. Rdd5 Rf6 29. Qxa6 Qf5 30. Qe2 Qb1+ 31. Rd1 Qxa2 32. Rxe5 Bxc7 33. Re8+ Rxe8 34. Qxe8+ Kh7 35. dxc7 Qa7 36. Qe4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (0) – Jones, Gawain C B (0) [B53]
4th London Chess Classic Olympia, London (4.1), 2012-12-04
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 a6 5. h3 Nc6 6. Qe3 g6 7. c4 Bg7 8. Be2 Nf6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. O-O Nd7 11. Rb1 a5 12. b3 Nc5 13. Bb2 f5 14. exf5 Bxf5 15. Rbd1 a4 16. Ba3 Qa5 17. Nb5 axb3 18. axb3 Qxa3 19. Nxa3 Rxa3 20. Nd2 Bd4 21. Qg3 Be5 22. f4 Bf6 23. Bg4 Nd4 24. Kh1 Bc2 25. Rde1 Kh8 26. Re3 h5 27. b4 h4 28. Qf2 Nd3 29. Qg1 Nf5 30. Bxf5 gxf5 31. Nf3 Rc3 32. c5 Bb3 33. Ne1 Bd4 34. Nxd3 dxc5 35. Qf2 Rf7 36. Rc1 cxb4 37. Rxc3 bxc3 38. Qe1  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (0) – Kramnik, Vladimir (0) [C65]
4th London Chess Classic Olympia, London (4.2), 2012-12-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. O-O Re8 9. Bd2 Bf8 10. b4 f6 11. a4 Nb6 12. Ne3 Be6 13. Qb1 Qd7 14. Rd1 Bf7 15. h3 Rad8 16. Be1 Bh5 17. g4 Bf7 18. c4 c5 19. b5 Nc8 20. Qc2 Re6 21. Kf1 Ne7 22. Nh4 Rd6 23. Ke2 Re6 24. f3 b6 25. Bf2 g6 26. Nhg2 Rd6 27. Bg3 Bg7 28. Bh4 a6 29. Bf2 a5 30. Bh4 Qe8 31. Nd5 Bxd5 32. cxd5 Bh6 33. Bf2 R6d7 34. h4 Nc8 35. Rh1 Nd6 36. h5 g5 37. Ne3 Bf8 38. Nc4 Nxc4 39. dxc4 h6 40. Be3 Bd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

McShane, Luke (0) – Aronian, Levon (0) [C84]
4th London Chess Classic Olympia, London (4.3), 2012-12-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Re1 Re8 13. Nf1 Nc6 14. Ne3 b4 15. h3 Rb8 16. Nc4 Be6 17. Bb3 h6 18. Be3 bxc3 19. bxc3 d5 20. exd5 Nxd5 21. Qc2 e4 22. dxe4 Nxe3 23. Rxe3 Rxb3 24. Qxb3 Na5 25. Nxa5 Bxb3 26. Nxb3 Qb6 27. Nbd2 Qb2 28. Rae1 Rd8 29. Nf1 c4 30. Ne5 Bc5 31. Rf3 Qb3 32. a5 Rd6 33. Nxf7 Rf6 34. Rxf6 gxf6 35. Nxh6+ Kf8 36. Ng4 Qxc3 37. Rd1 Qb4 38. Nxf6 Kf7 39. Nd5 Qb2 40. Nde3 c3 41. Rd5 Be7 42. Rf5+ Ke8 43. g4 c2 44. Nxc2 Qxc2 45. Ng3 Qc7 46. Nh5 Bd8 47. Kg2 Qc6 48. Re5+ Kf7 49. g5 Qa4 50. h4 Bxa5 51. Rf5+ Ke6 52. Nf4+ Kd7 53. f3 Qc2+ 54. Kh3 Qf2 55. Kg4 Be1 56. Ng6 a5 57. Rf7+ Kd8 58. e5 a4 59. e6 Bb4 60. e7+ Bxe7 61. Nxe7 Qc5 62. Kh5 a3 63. Kh6 a2 64. g6 Qc4 65. Nf5 a1=Q 66. Rf8+ Kc7 67. g7 Qc6+ 68. Kh7 Qxf3 69. g8=N Qh5+ 70. Ngh6 Qe5 71. Ng7 Qxh4 72. Rf7+ Kb6 73. Ngf5 Qee4 74. Kg6 Qe6+ 75. Kg7 Qg5+ 76. Kf8 Qc8#  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (0) – Adams, Michael (0) [D37]
4th London Chess Classic Olympia, London (4.4), 2012-12-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Qc2 c6 7. Bf4 g6 8. Ne5 Bf5 9. Qd2 Ne4 10. Nxe4 Bxe4 11. f3 Bf5 12. e4 Be6 13. Be2 Nd7 14. Nd3 O-O 15. Be3 dxe4 16. fxe4 Nb6 17. b3 f5 18. Nf4 Qd7 19. d5 cxd5 20. e5 Bg5 21. Rd1 d4 22. Qxd4 Qxd4 23. Rxd4 Bxf4 24. Bxf4 Rad8 25. Rd6 Kf7 26. Kf2 Nd5 27. Bg5 Rxd6 28. exd6 h6 29. Bxh6 Rd8 30. Bf3 Rxd6 31. Rd1 Rd7 32. Kg3 b6 33. a3 Nc3 34. Rxd7+ Bxd7 35. Bf4 Be6 36. Bb8 Bxb3 37. Bxa7 Nb5 38. Bxb6 Nxa3 39. Kf4 Be6 40. Bc6 Nc4 41. Bd4 Nd6 42. h4 Nc4 43. Bf3 Nd2 44. Bc6 Nc4 45. Bc3 Ke7 46. Bf3 Kf7 47. Bd1 Bd5 48. g3 Be6 49. h5 gxh5 50. Bxh5+ Ke7 51. Kg5 Ne3 52. Bb4+ Kd7 53. Be2 f4 54. Bb5+ Kc8 55. Kxf4 Nd5+ 56. Ke5 Nxb4 57. Kxe6 Nc2 58. Bd7+ Kd8 59. g4 Nd4+ 60. Kd6 Nf3 61. Bc6 Ng5 62. Ba4 Ne4+ 63. Ke6 Nc5+ 64. Kf7 Nxa4 65. g5 Nb6 66. g6 Nd5 67. g7 Ne7 68. g8=R+ Nxg8 69. Kxg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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4th London Chess Classic 2012

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2795 6
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2848 6
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2710 3
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2760 3

McShane, Luke J (2713) – Carlsen, Magnus (2848) [C67]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (1.1), 2012-12-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nf5 8. Nf3 O-O 9. d4 d5 10. g3 Bf6 11. c3 Re8 12. Rxe8+ Qxe8 13. Bf4 Qd8 14. Bd3 Nfe7 15. Na3 a6 16. Nc2 Bf5 17. Bxf5 Nxf5 18. g4 Nfe7 19. Ne3 g6 20. Qf1 Qd7 21. Qh3 Bg7 22. Qg3 Rc8 23. g5 Nd8 24. Be5 Ne6 25. Bf6 Re8 26. Ne5 Qd6 27. Kh1 Nxg5 28. Bxg5 f6 29. Bxf6 Qxf6 30. Re1 c6 31. Kg2 Nc8 32. N3g4 Qd8 33. Nd3 Rxe1 34. Nxe1 Nd6 35. Nd3 Nf5 36. Qh3 Bf8 37. Ne3 Qg5+ 38. Kf1 Nxe3+ 39. fxe3 Kg7 40. Nf4 Qf6 41. Ke2 Bd6 42. Qg4 Kf7 43. h3 h5 44. Qc8 Qe7 45. Nd3 Kf6 46. b3 Kg5 47. c4 Kh4 48. c5 Bg3 49. b4 Qf7 50. a4 g5 51. Kd2 Bh2 52. Ne1 Kg3 53. Nc2 Bg1 54. Qd8 Kh4 55. Qc8 Bf2 56. Ke2 Kg3 57. Qd8 Qf5 58. Kd2 Kxh3 59. b5 g4 60. bxc6 bxc6 61. Nb4 g3 62. Nd3 g2  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2795) – Polgar, Judit (2705) [A34]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (1.2), 2012-12-01
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d6 5. e3 e5 6. Nge2 Be6 7. Nd5 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Nec3 Nb4 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. d3 d5 12. a3 dxc4 13. axb4 cxb4 14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. Bxe4 f5 16. Bg2 Rfd8 17. d4 a5 18. Qe2 e4 19. f3 Bd5 20. fxe4 fxe4 21. Rf5 Qd7 22. Re5 Re8 23. Bh3 Qc6 24. Rxe8+ Qxe8 25. Bd2 Qe7 26. Qh5 Qd8 27. Rf1 g6 28. Qe5 Ra6 29. Bd7 Bf7 30. Rxf7 Kxf7 31. Bb5 Rf6 32. Bxc4+ Kg7 33. Qxe4 Qc7 34. Qd5 Rf8 35. e4 b5 36. Qxb5 Qd6 37. Qb7+ Kh8 38. Qa7 g5 39. Bxg5 Qc6 40. Qe7  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2815) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2760) [A30]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (1.3), 2012-12-01
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. g3 e5 6. Nb5 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 a6 8. N5c3 d5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bg2 Be6 11. O-O Nb6 12. Be3 Nc4 13. Qc1 O-O 14. Rd1 Qc7 15. a3 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 Ba5 17. Nd2 Bb6 18. Qf3 Rad8 19. Na4 Ba7 20. Qc3 Rd4 21. Qc2 f5 22. e3 Rdd8 23. b4 e4 24. Nb3 Qf7 25. Nbc5 Bd5 26. Rd2 b6 27. Rxd5 Rxd5 28. Nxa6 Ne5 29. Rd1 Rfd8 30. Rxd5 Qxd5 31. Nb2 Qd2 32. Qc7 Ng4  0 – 1 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2644) – Adams, Michael (2710) [E46]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (1.4), 2012-12-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Ne2 d5 6. a3 Bd6 7. c5 Be7 8. b4 b6 9. Nf4 c6 10. Be2 Nbd7 11. Bb2 Qc7 12. O-O bxc5 13. bxc5 e5 14. Nd3 e4 15. Nf4 Re8 16. Rb1 Nf8 17. f3 exf3 18. gxf3 Bd8 19. Bc1 Ng6 20. Nxg6 hxg6 21. Bd3 Bf5 22. Rf2 Qc8 23. Ne2 Bc7 24. Ng3 Bxd3 25. Qxd3 Qh3 26. Qf1 Qh4 27. Qg2 Rab8 28. Rfb2 Rxb2 29. Rxb2 Rb8 30. Rxb8+ Bxb8 31. Bd2 Bc7 32. Be1 Nh7 33. Kf1 Qf6 34. Qe2 Ng5 35. f4 Ne6 36. Kg1 Qe7 37. Kf1 Bd8 38. Qa6 Qd7 39. Ke2 Bh4 40. Kd2 Nf8 41. Ne2 Bxe1+ 42. Kxe1 Nh7 43. Kd2 g5 44. Ng3 gxf4 45. exf4 Nf6 46. f5 Qc7 47. Kc2 Kh7 48. Kb1 Ng4 49. Qf1 Kg8 50. Qe2 Nf6 51. Qa6 Ng4 52. Qe2 Nf6 53. Qa6 Kf8 54. Qd3 Qa5 55. Qe3 Kg8 56. Kb2 Kh7 57. Kc2 Qa6 58. h3 Qb7 59. Qe2 Qd7 60. Kd1 Kg8 61. Qe3 a5 62. Qf3 Qb7 63. Kc2 a4 64. Qe3 Qb8 65. Qf3 Kf8 66. Qe3 Ne8 67. Kc1 Qd8 68. Ne2 Qb8 69. Ng3 Nf6 70. Kc2 Qb5 71. Kc1 Qc4+ 72. Kb2 Qb5+ 73. Kc1 Qc4+ 74. Kb2 Ne4 75. f6 Nxf6 76. Nf5 Qb5+ 77. Kc2 Ne4 78. h4 Qc4+ 79. Kb2 Qb5+ 80. Kc2 Qc4+ 81. Kb2 Qf1 82. Nd6 Qg2+ 83. Kc1 Qh1+ 84. Kb2 Qh2+ 85. Kc1 Qh1+ 86. Kb2 Qh2+ 87. Kc1 Nxd6 88. cxd6 Qxd6 89. Qh3 g6 90. Qf3 Kg7 91. Qe3 Qf6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2848) – Aronian, Levon (2815) [C77]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.1), 2012-12-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. Bxd5 Rb8 10. O-O Ne7 11. Nxe5 Nxd5 12. exd5 Re8 13. d4 Bf8 14. b3 Bb7 15. c4 d6 16. Nf3 Qf6 17. Be3 Bc8 18. Qd2 Qg6 19. Kh1 h6 20. Rac1 Be7 21. Ng1 Bg5 22. Bxg5 Qxg5 23. Rfd1 bxc4 24. bxc4 Qxd2 25. Rxd2 a5 26. h3 Rb4 27. Nf3 Bf5 28. c5 Kf8 29. Nh2 Reb8 30. Ng4 Rb1 31. Rxb1 Rxb1+ 32. Kh2 a4 33. Ne3 Bg6 34. Kg3 Rb4 35. Kf3 Ke7 36. Ke2 Kd7 37. f3 Rb5 38. Nd1 Rb4 39. c6+ Kc8 40. Nc3 f6 41. Ke3 Rc4 42. Ne2 a3 43. h4 Rb4 44. g4 Rb1 45. h5 Bh7 46. f4 f5 47. g5 Rh1 48. Ng3 Rh3 49. Kf3 hxg5 50. fxg5 g6 51. Re2 Kd8 52. hxg6 Bxg6 53. Re6 Bf7 54. g6 Bg8 55. g7 f4 56. Kxf4 Rh2 57. Nf5 Rxa2 58. Rf6 Re2 59. Rf8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2760) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2795) [C45]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.2), 2012-12-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. Qe2 d6 7. g3 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. c4 Nd7 11. Be3 Bf6 12. Qc2 Ne5 13. Nd2 Ng4 14. Rae1 Rb8 15. b3 Nxe3 16. Rxe3 c5 17. h3 a5 18. Kh2 a4 19. f4 Bd4 20. Re2 g6 21. Nf3 axb3 22. axb3 Bg7 23. Rd1 Rb6 24. e5 Bb7 25. Rdd2 Qa8 26. exd6 Rxe2 27. Rxe2 Rxd6 28. Ne5 Bxg2 29. Rxg2 Bxe5 30. fxe5 Re6 31. Re2 Qf3 32. Qd2 Qxb3 33. Qd8+ Kg7 34. Qxc7 Qf3 35. Rg2 Qe3 36. Qa7 h5 37. h4 Rxe5 38. Qa1 Kh7 39. Qb2 Rf5 40. Re2 Qf3 41. Qc2 Qf1 42. Qd2 Rf6 43. Qc2 Rf3 44. Qb2 Rf5 45. Qc2 Rf6 46. Rd2 Kg7 47. Qc3 Kh7 48. Qc2 Qa1 49. Rf2 Kg7 50. Rxf6 Qxf6 51. Qe2 Qd4 52. Kg2 Kf8 53. Kh2 Qg4 54. Qd3 Ke7 55. Qe3+ Kd6 56. Qd3+ Qd4 57. Qe2 Qe5 58. Qd3+ Ke6 59. Kg2 g5 60. hxg5 Qxg5 61. Qe4+ Qe5 62. Qc6+ Ke7 63. Qb7+ Kf8 64. Qa8+ Kg7 65. Qf3 Kg6 66. Qd3+ Qf5 67. Qd6+ f6 68. Qe7 Qc2+ 69. Kh3 Qxc4 70. Qe8+ Qf7 71. Qe4+ Kg7 72. Qf5 c4 73. Kg2 Qb7+ 74. Kh2 Qb2+ 75. Kh3 Qe5 76. Qc8 c3 77. Qc4 Qe1 78. Qc7+ Kg6 79. Qc6 Qf1+ 80. Kh4 Qe2 81. Kh3 c2 82. g4 Qe3+ 83. Kh4 Qg5+ 84. Kg3 Qxg4+ 85. Kf2 Qf4+ 86. Kg2 c1=Q 87. Qe8+ Kg5  0 – 1 (view game)

Polgar, Judit (2705) – Jones, Gawain C B (2644) [B78]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.3), 2012-12-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2 O-O 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Bb3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15. exd5 a5 16. a3 Kg8 17. Rhe1 b4 18. axb4 axb4 19. Qxb4 Rc5 20. Rd3 Qa8 21. Rxe7 Qa1+ 22. Kd2 Qf1 23. Qf4 Bf5 24. Rc3 Ra5 25. Rce3 Qxg2+ 26. Re2 Qg1 27. Qe3 Qa1 28. Re8 Ra8 29. Rxf8+ Rxf8 30. Qc3 Qg1 31. Qe3 Qa1 32. Qc3 Qg1 33. Ba4 Qg5+ 34. Qe3 Qf6 35. c3 Rb8 36. b3 Qh4 37. Qe7 Qf4+ 38. Qe3 Qh4 39. Kc1 Qh3 40. Qf2 Bd3 41. Rd2 Bb5 42. Bxb5 Rxb5 43. b4 Qc8 44. Kb2 Rb8 45. Kb3 Qf5 46. Qf1 Re8 47. Qd3 Qg5 48. Ra2 h5 49. b5 Qg1 50. Re2 Ra8 51. Rb2 Qa1 52. Qd4 Qa3+ 53. Kc2 Ra4 54. Qd2 Ra8 55. b6 Qa4+ 56. Kd3 Qa1 57. Qe2 Rb8 58. Kc2 Qa4+ 59. Kb1 Qa5 60. Qb5 Qxc3 61. b7 Qxf3 62. Ka2 Kh7 63. Qc6 Qf4 64. h3 Qd4 65. Rb6 Qd2+ 66. Kb3 Qd1+ 67. Kb4 Qb1+ 68. Ka5 Qa2+ 69. Qa4 Qxd5+ 70. Ka6 Ra8+ 71. bxa8=Q Qxa8+ 72. Kb5 Qd5+ 73. Ka6 Qa8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – McShane, Luke J (2713) [D10]
4th London Chess Classic London ENG (2.4), 2012-12-02
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Qc2 g6 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. O-O Bg4 9. Ne5 Be6 10. c5 Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Bxd7 12. h3 Ne8 13. f4 f6 14. Qb3 Nc7 15. e4 Kh8 16. exd5 cxd5 17. f5 gxf5 18. Bxf5 e6 19. Bd3 e5 20. Bf5 Bxf5 21. Rxf5 Qd7 22. Rf2 exd4 23. Na4 Qc6 24. Bf4 Rad8 25. Re1 Rfe8 26. Rxe8+ Rxe8 27. Nb6 Ne6 28. Qxd5 Qxc5 29. Qxc5 Nxc5 30. Rc2 Bf8 31. Kf1 Kg7 32. Rc4 Re4 33. Nd5 Kf7 34. Bd2 d3 35. Rb4 Re2 36. Bc3 Rc2 37. Rf4 Ke6 38. Ne3 Rc1+ 39. Kf2 Be7 40. Kf3 b5 41. Rd4 Bd6 42. Bb4 Be5 43. Rd5 Nb7 44. b3 Ra1 45. a3 a5 46. Bf8 Bd6 47. Bxd6 Nxd6 48. Rxd3 Rxa3 49. Nc2 Ra2 50. Nd4+ Ke7 51. Nc6+ Ke6 52. Nd8+ Ke7 53. Nc6+ Kd7 54. Nd4 Ke8 55. Nc6 Kd7 56. Nd4 Kc8 57. Rc3+ Kb7 58. Rc5 Rf2+ 59. Ke3 Rxg2 60. Rd5 Kc7 61. Rc5+ Kd7 62. Rh5 Ke8 63. Nxb5 Nxb5 64. Rxb5 Rg3+ 65. Kf4 Rxh3 66. Kg4 Rc3 67. Rxa5 Kf7 68. Rb5 Kg6 69. Rb8 Rc1 70. b4 Rc4+ 71. Kg3 Kf5 72. b5 Rc3+ 73. Kg2 Kf4 74. b6 Rc2+ 75. Kf1 Rb2 76. b7 f5 77. Kg1 Rb1+ 78. Kg2 Rb2+ 79. Kg1 Rb3 80. Kg2 Rg3+ 81. Kf1 Rg7 82. Kf2 Kg4 83. Kg2 h5 84. Kf2 h4 85. Kg2 h3+ 86. Kh2 f4 87. Ra8 Rxb7 88. Rg8+ Kf3 89. Ra8 Re7 90. Ra1 Re5 91. Ra8 Kg4 92. Rg8+ Kf3 93. Ra8 Re1 94. Ra7 Rd1 95. Ra8 Ke3 96. Kxh3 f3 97. Ra3+ Kf2 98. Ra2+ Ke3 99. Ra3+ Ke2 100. Ra2+ Rd2 101. Ra1 Kf2 102. Kh2 Re2 103. Ra8 Ke3+ 104. Kg3 Rg2+ 105. Kh3 Rd2 106. Kg3 Rg2+ 107. Kh3 Rd2 108. Kg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Anna Ushenina wins the Women’s World Chess Championship 2012

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

Final Match

Pos Name Fed Pts
1 Ushenina, Anna UKR 3.5
2 Stefanova, Antoaneta BUL 2.5

Ushenina,A (2452) – Stefanova,A (2491) [D15]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.3), 2012-11-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Nbd7 6. Bf4 Nh5 7. Bd2 Nhf6 8. Rc1 g6 9. h3 Qc7 10. g3 Bg7 11. Bf4 Qd8 12. Bg2 O-O 13. O-O Nh5 14. Bd2 f5 15. Qb3 e5 16. Ng5 exd4 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Bxd5+ Kh8 19. Ne6 Qf6 20. Nxf8 Qxf8 21. Bxb7 Rb8 22. c6 Nc5 23. Qb6 Nxb7 24. Qa7 Be5 25. c7 Ra8 26. Qxa8 Qe8 27. Qxa6 Nc5 28. Qa8 Ne4 29. Rc2 Nxd2 30. Rxd2 Kg7 31. Rc2 Kh6 32. b4 Bd6 33. Qd5 Nxg3 34. Qxd6 Nxf1 35. Qxd4 g5 36. Qf6+ Kh5 37. Rc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Stefanova,A (2491) – Ushenina,A (2452) [D45]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.4), 2012-11-30
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. a3 a5 12. e4 e5 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. h3 Rfe8 15. Be3 exd4 16. Nxd4 Bh2+ 17. Kh1 Bf4 18. Bxf4 Qxf4 19. Nce2 Qb8 20. Ng3 Ne5 21. Bf1 Rc8 22. Ndf5 Rc7 23. Qc3 Rd7 24. f4 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Ng6 26. Nh6+ gxh6 27. Qxf6 Qf8 28. Nf5 c5 29. Bxb5 Bxe4 30. Nd6 Rd8 31. Rd2 Bb1 32. Nxf7 Rxd2 33. Nxh6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Stefanova,A (2491) – Ushenina,A (2452) [D45]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.5), 2012-12-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. a3 Rc8 12. Ng5 h6 13. Nge4 Be7 14. Nxf6+ Nxf6 15. b4 a5 16. Rb1 axb4 17. axb4 Nd5 18. Nxd5 exd5 19. e4 dxe4 20. Bxe4 Bf6 21. Rd1 Re8 22. Be3 Qe7 23. Bf3 Qe6 24. h3 Ra8 25. Rdc1 Red8 26. Qc5 Ra6 27. Re1 Qd6 28. Red1 Bc8 29. d5 Qxc5 30. bxc5 cxd5 31. Bxd5 Bf5 32. Bb7 Bxb1 33. Rxd8+ Bxd8 34. Bxa6 b4 35. Bc4 Be4 36. Bd2 Ba5 37. f3 Bc6 38. Kf2 Kf8 39. Ke3 Ke7 40. Kd4 f6 41. Bb3 Bb5 42. h4 Bf1 43. g3 g5 44. f4 gxh4 45. gxh4 Bb5 46. f5 Bd7 47. Bxh6 Bxf5 48. Bf4 Bg4 49. c6 Bb6+ 50. Kc4 Bf2 51. Kxb4 Bxh4 52. Kb5 Bg5 53. Bb8 Be3 54. Bc4 Bd4 55. Bf4 Bf3 56. c7 Bg4 57. Kc6 Bc8 58. Bd6+ Ke8 59. Bb5 Kf7 60. Kd5 Bb6 61. Bf4 Bb7+ 62. Kd6 Bc8 63. Bd2 Kg6 64. Be8+ Kf5 65. Kc6 Bxc7 66. Kxc7 Be6 67. Kd6 Bc4 68. Kc5 Bb3 69. Kd4 Ba2 70. Bd7+ Be6 71. Bc6 Bb3 72. Be4+ Ke6 73. Bh7 Bd1 74. Ke3 f5 75. Bc3 Bc2 76. Kf4 Kd5 77. Bg8+ Kc5 78. Ke5 Bd3 79. Bd4+ Kc6 80. Bd5+ Kd7 81. Bc5 Be4 82. Be6+ Kc6 83. Kd4 Kb7 84. Bd7 Ka8 85. Bc8 Bb7 86. Bxf5 Bc6 87. Ke5 Bb7 88. Kd6 Bf3 89. Kc7 Bg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ushenina, Anna (2452) – Stefanova, Antoaneta (2491) [D45]
FIDE WCh Women World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.6), 2012-12-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 a6 6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O Qe7 10. Qc2 dxc4 11. bxc4 e5 12. Ne4 Bxd2 13. Nfxd2 Nxe4 14. Nxe4 f5 15. Nc3 e4 16. Be2 b6 17. Rab1 Rb8 18. a4 Nf6 19. Rb2 Be6 20. Rfb1 Qc7 21. d5 cxd5 22. cxd5 Nxd5 23. Nxd5 Qxc2 24. Rxc2 Bxd5 25. Bxa6 Rf6 26. Bb5 g6 27. h3 Bf7 28. Rc7 Bd5 29. Rd1 Rf7 30. Rc3 Be6 31. Rd6 Re7 32. Rcc6 Bb3 33. Rc3 Bf7 34. Kh2 Ra7 35. Kg3 g5 36. Rf6 Bg6 37. h4 gxh4+ 38. Kxh4 Kg7 39. Rcc6 Rd8 40. Rxb6 Rd2 41. Kg3 Ra2 42. Rfd6 Kh6 43. Rd7 Ra8 44. Rbd6 Rc8 45. Rd2 Ra1 46. Rd1 Ra2 47. R1d2 Ra1 48. Kf4 Rg1 49. g3 Ra1 50. Rd1 Rxd1 51. Rxd1 Rc2 52. Rf1 Ra2 53. Bd7 Bf7 54. Bxf5 Rxa4 55. Rh1+ Kg7 56. Rxh7+ Kf6 57. Rh6+ Kg7 58. Rh2 Bg6 59. Bxg6 Kxg6 60. g4 Rb4 61. g5 Rb5 62. Rh6+ Kg7 63. Rh2 Kg6 64. Kxe4 Kxg5 65. Rg2+ Kf6 66. f4 Rb3 67. Rd2 Rb6 68. Rh2 Rb4+ 69. Kf3 Rb3 70. Rh6+ Kf5 71. Rh5+ Kf6 72. Rc5 Ra3 73. Rd5 Rb3 74. Ke4 Rb4+ 75. Rd4 Rb6 76. f5 Rb5 77. Rd6+ Ke7 78. Re6+ Kf7 79. Kf4 Rb1 80. e4 Rf1+ 81. Ke5 Ra1 82. Rd6 Ra5+ 83. Rd5 Ra7 84. f6 Kg6 85. Ke6 Ra8 86. Rd7 Ra6+ 87. Rd6 Ra8 88. Ke7 Ra7+ 89. Ke6 Ra8 90. e5 Re8+ 91. Kd5 Kf5 92. f7 Rf8 93. Rf6+ Kg5 94. Ke4  1 – 0 (view game)

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