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May 2013

Sergey Karjakin wins the Norway Chess Tournament 2013

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 18, 2013 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 6
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 5.5
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 5.5
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 5
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 5
7 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 4.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 4
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 3
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 1.5

Radjabov, Teimour (2745) – Svidler, Peter (2769) [D85]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (9.1), 2013-05-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qxa2 12. O-O Bg4 13. Rxb7 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Bxd4 15. Bb4 Nc6 16. Bxe7 Rfe8 17. Bg5 Bb6 18. h4 Nd4 19. Bf6 Qc4 20. Bxd4 Qxd4 21. Qxd4 Bxd4 22. Rd1 Rad8 23. g3 Kf8 24. Kf1 Bb6 25. h5 Rxd1+ 26. Bxd1 Rxe4 27. hxg6 hxg6 28. Bb3 f5 29. Bf7 Re7 30. Rxe7 Kxe7 31. Bxg6 Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2813) – Carlsen, Magnus (2868) [D63]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (9.2), 2013-05-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Rc1 a6 8. Qc2 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. Be2 b5 11. a4 b4 12. Ne4 cxd4 13. Nxf6+ Nxf6 14. Nxd4 Bb7 15. Nc6 Bxc6 16. Qxc6 Rc8 17. Qxc8 Qxc8 18. Rxc8 Rxc8 19. O-O a5 20. b3 Kf8 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Rd1 Rc3 23. Bc4 h5 24. Kf1 Ke7 25. Ke2 Be5 26. h3 h4 27. Rd3 Rc2+ 28. Rd2 Rc3 29. Rd3 Rc2+ 30. Rd2 Rc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2767) – Topalov, Veselin (2793) [B96]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (9.3), 2013-05-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qc7 8. Bxf6 gxf6 9. Qd2 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Be2 h5 12. O-O-O Nd7 13. Kb1 Nb6 14. f5 e5 15. Nb3 Rc8 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Bh6 18. Qd3 Nc4 19. Bf3 h4 20. Rhe1 Kf8 21. Re4 Bg5 22. c3 Qb6 23. Na1 Kg7 24. Nc2 a5 25. Ka2 Rc7 26. Rg4 Kf8 27. Qe2 Qc5 28. Be4 Nb6 29. Kb1 Rg8 30. Qe1 Ke7 31. Qe2 Kd7 32. Bd3 Nc4 33. Bxc4 bxc4 34. Ne3 Rb8 35. Nxc4 a4 36. Qc2 Rb3 37. Ka1 Qb5 38. Qe2 Rc5 39. Re4 Ke7 40. Qd3 Qb7 41. Rg4 Qb5 42. Re4 Kd7 43. Qe2 Kc7 44. Qd3 Qb7 45. Rg4 Rbb5 46. Qc2 Qa8 47. Nd2 Ra5 48. Nc4 Rab5 49. Nd2 Ra5 50. Nc4 Rab5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wang, Hao (2743) – Anand, Viswanathan (2783) [A34]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (9.4), 2013-05-18
1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. e3 Nf6 7. Be2 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Na4 O-O 11. O-O Bf5 12. g4 Be6 13. e4 Nb4 14. Nc5 Bxa2 15. Qa4 Qd4 16. Qa5 Rfd8 17. Kg2 Bc4 18. Rd1 Bxe2 19. Rxd4 Rxd4 20. Be3 Rc4 21. Re1 Bxg4 22. b3 Rxc5 23. Bxc5 Nd3 24. Re3 Nxc5 25. Qxc5 e5 26. Rd3 Rc8 27. Qxa7 Bf8 28. Qb7 c5 29. Rd5 f6 30. Rd2 Re8 31. Ra2 Re7 32. Qb6 Rf7 33. f3 Bh5 34. Ra8 Kg7 35. Rxf8 Rxf8 36. Qxc5 g5 37. b4 Ra8 38. b5  1 – 0 (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [D31]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (9.5), 2013-05-18
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e3 b5 6. a4 Bb4 7. Bd2 a5 8. axb5 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 cxb5 10. b3 Bb7 11. bxc4 b4 12. Bb2 Nf6 13. Bd3 O-O 14. O-O Nbd7 15. Nd2 Qc7 16. f4 a4 17. Rb1 Rfd8 18. Qe2 b3 19. Ba1 Qd6 20. e4 Nc5 21. e5 Qc6 22. exf6 Nxd3 23. Qg4 g6 24. Rf3 b2 25. Qg5 bxa1=Q 26. Rxa1 Qb6 27. Rxd3 Rxd4 28. Rb1 Qd8 29. Rxb7 Rxd3 30. Nf3 a3 31. Rxf7 Qb6+ 32. c5 Qb1+ 33. Kf2 Rxf3+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 17, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 5.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 5
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 4.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 4.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 4.5
7 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 3.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 3.5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 2.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 1.5

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Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Radjabov, Teimour (2745) [B32]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (8.1), 2013-05-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. N1c3 a6 7. Na3 b5 8. Nd5 Nf6 9. c4 b4 10. Nxf6+ Qxf6 11. Nc2 Be7 12. g3 h5 13. h3 Qg6 14. Bg2 h4 15. g4 O-O 16. O-O Be6 17. Ne3 Rac8 18. b3 Rfd8 19. a3 bxa3 20. Nf5 Bg5 21. Rxa3 a5 22. Bb2 Rd7 23. Bc3 Bd8 24. Kh1 Qh7 25. f4 Bb6 26. Ra2 Bc5 27. Rd2 f6 28. Nxd6 Rb8 29. fxe5 fxe5 30. Nf5 g6 31. Nh6+ Kh8 32. Rf6 Rxd2 33. Bxd2 Qd7 34. Qe1 Kg7 35. Rf1 Rxb3 36. Bg5 Qd3 37. Nf7 Qg3 38. Qd2 Bxc4 39. Bf6+ Kf8 40. Nxe5 Qxh3+ 41. Bxh3  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2783) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) [D85]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (8.2), 2013-05-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Bg7 6. e4 Nxc3 7. Bxc3 O-O 8. Qd2 c5 9. d5 Bxc3 10. bxc3 e6 11. d6 e5 12. h4 Be6 13. Nh3 Qxh4 14. O-O-O Qxe4 15. Bd3 Qa4 16. Ng5 Qxa2 17. Qe3 Qa3+ 18. Kd2 Qb2+ 19. Bc2 Bf5 20. Rc1 Rd8 21. Nxf7 Kxf7 22. Qxe5 Rxd6+ 23. Qxd6 Nc6 24. Rxh7+ Kg8 25. Rd7 Re8 26. Qf6 Bxd7 27. Qxg6+ Kf8 28. Qf6+ Kg8 29. Rh1 Re2+ 30. Kxe2 Nd4+ 31. cxd4 Qxc2+ 32. Ke3 Qc3+ 33. Kf4 Qxd4+ 34. Qxd4 cxd4 35. Ke4 a5 36. Kxd4 a4 37. Kc3 b5 38. Kb4 Kf7 39. Rh7+ Ke6 40. g4 Be8 41. f4 Kf6 42. Rh6+ Kg7 43. g5 Bg6 44. Rh3 Bf5 45. Re3  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2769) – Karjakin, Sergey (2767) [C65]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (8.3), 2013-05-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. h3 Ne7 8. d4 Bb6 9. Re1 d5 10. Nxe5 Nxe4 11. Nd2 Nxd2 12. Bxd2 f6 13. Nd3 Bd7 14. a4 c6 15. a5 Bxa5 16. Nc5 Bc8 17. Bd3 Bb6 18. Ne6 Bxe6 19. Rxe6 Ng6 20. Qh5 Re8 21. Rae1 Rxe6 22. Rxe6 Nf8 23. Re3 Bc7 24. g3 b5 25. h4 Bd6 26. b3 a5 27. c4 bxc4 28. bxc4 Bb4 29. Bc1 a4 30. Bb1 Qb6 31. cxd5 Bd6 32. Ba2 c5 33. Re7 Kh8 34. Rf7 Kg8 35. Re7 Kh8 36. Qf7 Bxe7 37. d6 Ng6 38. dxe7 Nxe7 39. Qxe7 cxd4 40. Qe4 Rc8 41. Bf4 Rd8 42. Qe7 Rc8 43. Qe4 Rd8 44. Qe7 Rc8 45. h5 Qd8 46. Qb7 h6 47. Be6 Rc3 48. Qf7 a3 49. Bd6 Qa8 50. Bd5 a2 51. Bxa8 a1=Q+ 52. Kh2 Qe1 53. Kh3 Rc8 54. Bf8 Rxf8 55. Qxf8+ Kh7 56. Bd5 Qf1+ 57. Kh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2868) – Wang, Hao (2743) [A30]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (8.4), 2013-05-17
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. d3 d6 5. a3 a5 6. g3 Nge7 7. Bg2 g6 8. Bg5 Bg7 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. O-O O-O 11. Nd2 Be6 12. Rb1 Rfc8 13. Nd5 Qd8 14. b4 axb4 15. axb4 Bxd5 16. Bxd5 cxb4 17. Ne4 Rc7 18. Qd2 Kh8 19. Ra1 Rb8 20. Rfb1 h6 21. Bxc6 bxc6 22. Rxb4 d5 23. Rxb8 Qxb8 24. Nd6 e4 25. Ra6 exd3 26. exd3 Kh7 27. Kg2 dxc4 28. dxc4 Rd7 29. c5 Bf8 30. Rb6 Qc7 31. Rb3 Qa7 32. Rc3 Bxd6 33. cxd6 Qa5 34. h4 Rxd6 35. Qe3 Qd5+ 36. Qf3 h5 37. Qxd5 cxd5 38. Kf3 Kg7 39. Rc7 Kf6 40. Ke3 Ra6 41. Rd7 Ke6 42. Rb7 Ra3+ 43. Kf4 Ra4+ 44. Ke3 Re4+ 45. Kd3 Re1 46. Rb6+ Kf5 47. Rb7 f6 48. Rd7 Re5 49. f3 Ke6 50. Rg7 g5 51. Rh7 g4 52. fxg4 hxg4 53. Rg7 f5 54. Rg6+ Kf7 55. Ra6 Re1 56. Kd2 Rg1 57. Ra3 Rg2+ 58. Ke1 Kf6 59. Kf1 Rc2 60. Ra6+ Ke5 61. h5 Rh2 62. h6 d4 63. Kg1 Rh3 64. Kg2 d3 65. Ra5+ Kd4 66. Ra4+ Kc3 67. Ra6 d2 68. Rc6+ Kd3 69. Rd6+ Kc2 70. Rc6+ Kd1 71. Rd6 f4 72. gxf4 Ke2 73. Re6+ Re3 74. Rxe3+ Kxe3 75. h7 d1=Q 76. h8=Q Qf3+ 77. Kg1 Qf2+ 78. Kh1 Qf1+ 79. Kh2 g3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2793) – Aronian, Levon (2813) [E53]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (8.5), 2013-05-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Qe2 Bb7 11. Rd1 Nbd7 12. d5 Bxc3 13. dxe6 Bxf3 14. gxf3 fxe6 15. bxc3 Qc7 16. Bxe6+ Kh8 17. Qc4 Qb7 18. Bxd7 Nxd7 19. Qd5 Qxd5 20. Rxd5 Nc5 21. Be3 Rxf3 22. Re1 Ne6 23. a4 Rf7 24. a5 h6 25. axb6 axb6 26. Bxb6 Nf4 27. Ra5 Rb8 28. Bd4 Rb2 29. Ra7 Rxa7 30. Bxa7 Rc2 31. Bd4 Kh7 32. h4 g5 33. hxg5 hxg5 34. Re5 Kg6 35. Kh2 Nd3 36. Re6+ Kf5 37. Re8 Kg4 38. Re4+ Nf4 39. Re1 Ne2 40. Kg2 Nxc3 41. Bxc3 Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 16, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 5.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 4
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 4
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 3.5
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 3.5
7 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 3
8 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 2.5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 2.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 1.5

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Svidler,P (2769) – Topalov,V (2793) [B51]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (7), 2013-05-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O Ngf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Qxd4 a6 7. Bxd7+ Bxd7 8. Bg5 e6 9. Nbd2 Bc6 10. Rfd1 Be7 11. e5 dxe5 12. Qxd8+ Rxd8 13. Nxe5 Rd5 14. Ndf3 Rxd1+ 15. Rxd1 Be4 16. Rd4 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Nd5 18. c4 Nb4 19. Bxe7 Kxe7 20. Ne5 Rd8 21. Rxd8 Kxd8 22. a3 Nc6 23. Nxc6+ bxc6 24. f4 c5 25. b4 a5 26. b5 f5 27. Kf2 a4 28. Kg3 g6 29. Kh4 h6 30. g4 Kd7 31. gxf5 exf5 32. Kg3 Kc7 33. h4 h5 34. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2767) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [B94]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (7), 2013-05-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qe2 g6 8. O-O-O Bg7 9. f4 Qa5 10. g3 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Bg2 Bg4 13. Bf3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 O-O 15. Rhe1 Nd7 16. Nb3 Qc7 17. Nd5 Qd8 18. h4 Rc8 19. h5 e6 20. Nc3 Bxc3 21. bxc3 Qf6 22. hxg6 fxg6 23. Rxd6 Ne5 24. Qh1 Nc4 25. e5 Qf7 26. Rd4 h5 27. Qe4 b5 28. Red1 Rc7 29. Nc5 Rxc5 30. Rd7 Rc7 31. Rxf7 Kxf7 32. g4 hxg4 33. Rh1 Kg7 34. Qg2 Rh8 35. Rxh8 Kxh8 36. Qxg4 Rh7 37. Qd1 Rf7 38. Qd4 Kg7 39. Kd1 g5 40. fxg5 Kg6 41. Qh4 Nxe5 42. Qh3 Kxg5 43. Qxe6 Rf5 44. Qxa6 Nc4 45. Ke2 Re5+ 46. Kf2 Ne3 47. Qa7 Ng4+ 48. Kf3 Rf5+ 49. Ke2 Re5+ 50. Kd2 Rd5+ 51. Kc1 Kf4 52. Qf7+ Ke4 53. Qh7+ Kf4 54. Qh4 Re5 55. Kb2 Kf3 56. c4 Ne3 57. Qf6+ Ke4 58. Qc6+ Kd4 59. Qd6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Wang Hao (2743) – Aronian,L (2813) [A07]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (7), 2013-05-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 Nd7 4. c4 e6 5. O-O Ngf6 6. d3 dxc4 7. dxc4 Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Nh4 c6 10. h3 Bh5 11. g4 Ne8 12. Nf3 Bg6 13. Bf4 f6 14. Nd4 Nc5 15. Be3 a5 16. Nb3 Nd7 17. Na4 Qc7 18. Nbc5 Nxc5 19. Nxc5 Bf7 20. Qd7 Bxc5 21. Qxc7 Nxc7 22. Bxc5 Rfc8 23. f4 e5 24. fxe5 fxe5 25. b3 Ne6 26. Be3 Re8 27. Rad1 Re7 28. a3 h6 29. Rd6 Rae8 30. Be4 Nf4 31. Bxf4 exf4 32. Bd3 g5 33. Rxh6 Kg7 34. Rh7+ Kg8 35. Rh6 Kg7 36. Rh7+ Kg8 37. Rh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer,J (2608) – Carlsen,M (2868) [E04]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (7), 2013-05-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 a5 7. Qc2 Bxd2+ 8. Qxd2 c6 9. a4 Ne4 10. Qc2 Nd6 11. Nbd2 Na6 12. Nxc4 Nb4 13. Nxd6+ Qxd6 14. Qd2 O-O 15. O-O Rd8 16. Rfd1 b6 17. Qc3 Ba6 18. Rd2 Rac8 19. Rad1 Qe7 20. h4 c5 21. dxc5 Rd5 22. Rxd5 Nxd5 23. Qe5 Qxc5 24. Bh3 Re8 25. Nd4 Kf8 26. Bf1 Rc8 27. Nb5 Bxb5 28. axb5 Nf6 29. Qd6+ Ke8 30. Qd3 Qd5 31. Qxd5 exd5 32. e4 Rc2 33. e5 Ne4 34. Rxd5 Rxb2 35. Rd4 Rb4 36. Rd1 a4 37. Bg2 Nc3 38. Bc6+ Ke7 39. Rd7+ Ke6 40. Ra7 Kxe5  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov,T (2745) – Anand,V (2783) [E04]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (7), 2013-05-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. Qa4+ Bd7 7. Qxc4 Bc6 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Nc3 Rc8 10. Be3 b5 11. Qd3 b4 12. Nb1 c4 13. Qc2 Be7 14. a3 b3 15. Qc1 Nb6 16. Nc3 Nfd5 17. Bd2 O-O 18. Ne5 Nxc3 19. Bxc3 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Na4 21. Re1 f5 22. f3 Bg5 23. e3 Bf6 24. e4 Bxe5 25. dxe5 fxe4 26. Rxe4 Qd3 27. Re3 Qd5 28. Qe1 Rfd8 29. Rc1 Qb5 30. Rd1 Rd3 31. Rexd3 cxd3 32. Bd4 Qc4 33. Be3 Nxb2 34. Rc1 d2  0 – 1 (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 15, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 4.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 4
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 3.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 3.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 3
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 3
7 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 2.5
8 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 2.5
9 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 2
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 1.5

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Aronian, Levon (2813) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) [D85]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (6.1), 2013-05-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qxa2 12. O-O Bg4 13. Rxb7 Nc6 14. d5 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Nd4 16. Rxe7 a5 17. d6 a4 18. e5 Nxf3+ 19. gxf3 Qb2 20. Be3 a3 21. Qd5 Rae8 22. Rxe8 Rxe8 23. d7 Rd8 24. Bg5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Svidler, Peter (2769) [C44]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (6.2), 2013-05-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 d5 4. Qa4 Nf6 5. Nxe5 Bd6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. d3 O-O 8. Be2 Re8 9. Nd2 Bg4 10. Qd1 Bxe2 11. Qxe2 dxe4 12. dxe4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Qh4 14. g4 f5 15. Be3 Rxe4 16. gxf5 Qh3 17. f6 Qe6 18. fxg7 Rb8 19. b3 a5 20. Rd1 a4 21. Qf3 axb3 22. axb3 Re8 23. Rd4 Rxd4 24. cxd4 Qxb3 25. Qxc6 Rxe3+ 26. fxe3 Qxe3+ 27. Kf1 Qd3+ 28. Kf2 Qd2+ 29. Kf1 Qd3+ 30. Kf2 Qd2+ 31. Kf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2783) – Karjakin, Sergey (2767) [C65]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (6.3), 2013-05-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Bd2 Re8 9. a4 f6 10. O-O Nf8 11. Be3 Ne6 12. Bxc5 Nxc5 13. Ne3 Ne6 14. Nh4 a5 15. b3 Qd4 16. Nhf5 Qc5 17. Qd2 Nd4 18. Nxd4 Qxd4 19. Qe2 Be6 20. Kh1 Rad8 21. Qe1 b6 22. g4 Kf7 23. Rg1 g5 24. h4 Rg8 25. Qe2 Ke7 26. Raf1 h6 27. Rg2 b5 28. Rh2 Rg7 29. hxg5 hxg5 30. Rb1 bxa4 31. bxa4 Qxa4 32. Qe1 Ra8 33. Qc3 Kd7 34. Nc4 c5 35. Rh6 Rf7 36. Ne3 Qc6 37. Qa3 a4 38. c4 Qd6 39. Kg2 Qf8 40. Rbh1 Qd6 41. Rh8 Rff8 42. R8h7+ Kc8 43. Nd5 Bxd5 44. cxd5 Rd8 45. Rc1 Rd7 46. Rh3 Ra5 47. Rc4 Qa6 48. Rh1 Qb5 49. Qc3 a3 50. Ra1 a2 51. Qd2 Rh7 52. Rcc1 Rh8 53. f3 Kd7 54. Rxa2 Rxa2 55. Qxa2 Qxd3 56. Rxc5 Qd1 57. Rxc7+ Kxc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2868) – Radjabov, Teimour (2745) [A35]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (6.4), 2013-05-14
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. b3 Bg4 11. Bb2 a6 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Rc1 Ba7 14. Ne2 Qd6 15. Be5 Qe7 16. Ned4 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Rfc8 18. Qd3 a5 19. Bxf6 Qxf6 20. Rc2 Rd8 21. Rfc1 c5 22. e4 Qg6 23. Re1 dxe4 24. Qxe4 Qxe4 25. Rxe4 Rd1+ 26. Re1 Rxe1+ 27. Nxe1 Rd8 28. Kf1 a4 29. bxa4 Rd4 30. a5 Ra4 31. Rd2 Kf8 32. Nd3 f6 33. Nb2 Rxa5 34. Nc4 Ra4 35. Rc2 Ke7 36. Ke2 Ke6 37. Kd3 Kd5 38. a3 h5 39. h3 h4 40. Rc1 g6 41. Rc2 g5 42. Rc1 Ra6 43. Re1 Bb8 44. Re7 Bf4 45. Kc3 f5 46. Kb3 g4 47. a4 gxh3 48. gxh3 Rg6 49. a5 Rg1 50. a6 Rb1+ 51. Kc3 Rc1+ 52. Kd3 Rd1+ 53. Ke2 Ra1 54. Nb6+ Kd6 55. Rg7 Kc6 56. Rg6+ Kb5 57. Nd5 Be5 58. Rb6+ Kc4 59. Ne3+ Kc3 60. f4 Bd4 61. Nxf5 c4 62. Rc6 Rh1 63. Nd6 Rh2+ 64. Kf3 Kd3 65. Rxc4 Rxh3+ 66. Kg4 Rh1 67. Ra4 Bf2 68. Ra3+  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2793) – Wang, Hao (2743) [D40]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (6.5), 2013-05-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. e3 dxc4 6. Bxc4 a6 7. O-O b5 8. Be2 Bb7 9. dxc5 Qxd1 10. Rxd1 Bxc5 11. Nd2 Nbd7 12. Nb3 Bb4 13. Bd2 O-O 14. a4 bxa4 15. Nxa4 a5 16. Bxb4 axb4 17. Nac5 Bd5 18. f3 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 Rc8 20. Rc1 Bxb3 21. Nxb3 Rxc1+ 22. Nxc1 Nc5 23. Kf2 Nd5 24. e4 Nb6 25. Ke3 e5 26. b3 Kf8 27. Bd1 Ke7 28. Na2 Na6 29. Be2 Nc5 30. Bd1 Na6 31. Be2 Nc5 32. Bd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 14, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 4
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 3
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 3
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 2.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 2.5
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 2.5
7 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 2.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 2
9 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 1.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 1.5

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Svidler, Peter (2769) – Anand, Viswanathan (2783) [B90]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (5.1), 2013-05-13
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. g3 Nbd7 10. a4 Be7 11. Bg2 O-O 12. O-O b5 13. axb5 axb5 14. Rxa8 Qxa8 15. Nxb5 Qb8 16. Bxf6 Nxf6 17. Qd3 Qc8 18. Nxd6 Bxd6 19. Qxd6 Qxc2 20. Nc3 Qxb2 21. Nd1 Qb8 22. Qxb8 Rxb8 23. Ne3 g6 24. h4 Ng4 25. Nxg4 Bxg4 26. Rc1 Kg7 27. Rc5 Rb1+ 28. Kh2 Rb2 29. Kg1 Rb1+ 30. Kh2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Topalov, Veselin (2793) [B84]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (5.2), 2013-05-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8. g4 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. Bf3 Qa5+ 12. Qd2 Qxd2+ 13. Bxd2 Nd7 14. O-O-O Ne5 15. Be2 Bd7 16. f4 Nc6 17. Nb3 O-O-O 18. Bf3 Kc7 19. a3 Na7 20. Nd4 Nb5 21. Be3 Nxd4 22. Bxd4 Bc6 23. Rhf1 f6 24. Be2 h6 25. h4 b5 26. h5 Be4 27. Rd2 Kc6 28. Rfd1 Rd7 29. Be3 Rxd2 30. Rxd2 e5 31. c4 b4 32. axb4 Bxb4 33. Rd1 Re8 34. fxe5 Rxe5 35. Bd2 Bxd2+ 36. Kxd2 a5 37. Ra1 Kb6 38. Kc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2767) – Carlsen, Magnus (2868) [C95]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (5.3), 2013-05-13
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 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. a4 Bf8 14. Bd3 c6 15. Qc2 Rc8 16. axb5 axb5 17. b4 Qc7 18. Bb2 Ra8 19. Rad1 Nb6 20. c4 bxc4 21. Nxc4 Nxc4 22. Bxc4 h6 23. dxe5 dxe5 24. Bc3 Ba6 25. Bb3 c5 26. Qb2 c4 27. Ba4 Re6 28. Nxe5 Bb7 29. Bc2 Rae8 30. f4 Bd6 31. Kh2 Nh5 32. g3 f6 33. Ng6 Nxf4 34. Rxd6 Nxg6 35. Rxe6 Rxe6 36. Bd4 f5 37. e5 Nxe5 38. Bxe5 Qc6 39. Rg1 Qd5 40. Bxf5 Rxe5 41. Bg4 h5 42. Bd1 c3 43. Qf2 Rf5 44. Qe3 Qf7 45. g4 Re5 46. Qd4 Qc7  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2745) – Aronian, Levon (2813) [D12]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (5.4), 2013-05-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Qb3 Qc7 7. Bd2 e6 8. Bb5+ Nc6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Bb4 O-O 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Nbd2 Rfb8 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. Qc3 Qb4 15. Qxb4 Rxb4 16. b3 Nd7 17. a3 Rb6 18. b4 a5 19. Nb3 axb4 20. axb4 Rxa1 21. Rxa1 f6 22. Nc5 Nxc5 23. dxc5 Rxb4 24. Nd4 Rc4 25. Nxc6 Rxc5 26. Ne7+ Kf7 27. Nxf5 exf5 28. Ra7+ Kg6 29. g3 h5 30. Rd7 Rc1+ 31. Kg2 Rd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) – Wang, Hao (2743) [E60]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (5.5), 2013-05-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Ne2 a6 6. Nec3 c6 7. Na3 b5 8. Nc2 O-O 9. Be3 Nbd7 10. cxb5 axb5 11. Be2 Bb7 12. O-O e5 13. Qd2 exd4 14. Bxd4 Qe7 15. a3 Nc5 16. Rad1 Rfd8 17. Bf2 Ne6 18. Bh4 Rd7 19. Qc1 Qe8 20. Rfe1 Nh5 21. Bf1 Be5 22. g3 f6 23. f4 g5 24. fxe5 gxh4 25. exd6 hxg3 26. hxg3 Rg7 27. Ne2 Nxg3 28. Nxg3 Rxg3+ 29. Kf2 Rg7 30. Ne3 Qh5 31. Nf5 Rg5 32. Re3 Qh2+ 33. Ke1 Nf4 34. d7 Rd8 35. Qc3 Rg1 36. Rg3+ Rxg3 37. Nxg3 Qh4 38. Kf2 Kf7 39. b4 Ne6 40. Qf3 Ng5 41. Qf5 Ne6 42. Bh3 Qf4+ 43. Qxf4 Nxf4 44. Bf5 Ke7 45. Rh1 Rh8 46. Ke3 Ne6 47. Bxe6 Kxe6 48. Rxh7 Rd8 49. Nh5  1 – 0 (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 12, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 4
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 2.5
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 2
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 2
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 2
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 2
7 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 2
8 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 1.5
9 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 1.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 0.5

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Topalov, Veselin (2793) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) [E60]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (4.1), 2013-05-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. e3 Bg7 6. Ne2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. b3 Bb7 9. Nbc3 Nbd7 10. a4 Re8 11. Ba3 e6 12. Rc1 Ba6 13. Qc2 Rc8 14. Qa2 Bf8 15. Bxf8 Rxf8 16. Rfd1 Qe7 17. Nf4 dxc4 18. bxc4 e5 19. Nd3 exd4 20. exd4 Qd6 21. Ne2 Rfe8 22. Nef4 Rcd8 23. h4 c5 24. dxc5 Nxc5 25. Nd5 Nxd5 26. Bxd5 Nxd3 27. Rxd3 Qc7 28. Qd2 Bb7 29. h5 Bxd5 30. cxd5 Qe5 31. h6 Qh5 32. d6 Re2 33. Qf4 Qe5 34. Qf3 Re1+ 35. Rxe1 Qxe1+ 36. Kg2 Qe6 37. Qc6 f6 38. Qc7 Qd7 39. Qc4+ Kf8 40. Rd1 Qb7+ 41. Kg1 Qf7 42. Qb4 Qe6 43. a5 bxa5 44. Qxa5 Rd7 45. Qc5 Kf7 46. Qc2 a5 47. Rd4 a4 48. Rxa4 Qxd6 49. Ra1 Qe6 50. Ra8 Qd5 51. Ra1 Qe6 52. Rb1 Qf5 53. Qc4+ Qe6 54. Qa4 Qd5 55. Re1 g5 56. Qc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2783) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [C78]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (4.2), 2013-05-12
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 Re8 11. Re1 Na5 12. Bc2 c5 13. dxc5 dxc5 14. Qe2 Ng4 15. Nf1 Be6 16. Ng5 Nxe3 17. Nxe6 fxe6 18. Nxe3 c4 19. Qh5 Qc7 20. Ng4 Rf8 21. Re2 Rad8 22. Rd1 Rxd1+ 23. Bxd1 Rd8 24. Bc2 b4 25. cxb4 Nc6 26. Ba4 Nxb4 27. Qxe5 Qe7 28. Qh5 Nxa2 29. g3 Nc1 30. Rc2 Nd3 31. e5 Rf8 32. Rxc4 Bxf2+ 33. Kg2 Bc5 34. Bc6 Rf5 35. Qh4 Ne1+ 36. Kh3 Qf7 37. Rxc5 Rh5 38. Bg2 Rxh4+ 39. gxh4 Qf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2813) – Karjakin, Sergey (2767) [E15]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (4.3), 2013-05-12
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 Bb7 12. O-O Nc6 13. Bf4 Na5 14. Rc1 Ba3 15. Rb1 Bb4 16. Na4 Ne4 17. a3 Be7 18. cxd5 exd5 19. b4 Nc6 20. Rc1 Rc8 21. Bh3 f5 22. f3 Nd6 23. Qd3 Nxe5 24. dxe5 Rxc1 25. Bxc1 Nc4 26. f4 b5 27. Nc3 Qb6+ 28. Rf2 d4 29. Ne2 Rd8 30. Qxf5 d3 31. Qe6+ Kf8 32. Qf5+ Ke8 33. Qxh7 d2 34. Bxd2 Rxd2 35. e6 Rd1+ 36. Bf1 Qxe6 37. Qh5+ Kf8 38. Nc3 Qc6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2868) – Svidler, Peter (2769) [B51]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (4.4), 2013-05-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ne5 6. Nxe5 dxe5 7. a4 Nf6 8. b3 Be6 9. Bb2 Bxb3 10. Qe2 c4 11. Bxc4 Bxc4 12. Qxc4 Rc8 13. Qb3 Qc7 14. d3 e6 15. Nd2 Nd7 16. Nc4 b6 17. Kh1 Rb8 18. Qc3 f6 19. g3 b5 20. axb5 axb5 21. Ne3 Qxc3 22. Bxc3 b4 23. Bd2 b3 24. cxb3 Rxb3 25. Ra8+ Rb8 26. Rxb8+ Nxb8 27. Rc1 Kd7 28. Rb1 Nc6 29. Nc4 Be7 30. f4 exf4 31. gxf4 Rb8 32. Rxb8 Nxb8 33. Kg2 Nc6 34. Bc3 Bc5 35. Kf3 Nd4+ 36. Bxd4 Bxd4 37. f5 g6 38. fxe6+ Kxe6 39. h3 h5 40. Na5 Bb6 41. Nc4 Bd4 42. Na5 Bb6 43. Nc4 Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wang, Hao (2743) – Radjabov, Teimour (2745) [E25]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (4.5), 2013-05-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. e4 Nf6 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qb3 Nfd7 12. a4 Qc7 13. Qa3 b6 14. a5 bxc5 15. a6 c4 16. Qa5 Qxa5 17. Rxa5 Nc6 18. Ra2 Nde5 19. f4 Ng4 20. Bc1 Rb8 21. Nh3 Rb1 22. Kd2 Rb6 23. Bxc4 Nb8 24. Be2 Nf6 25. Nf2 Bxa6 26. c4 Rc6 27. Kc3 Rfc8 28. Ra4 Nfd7 29. Be3 Nb6 30. Bxb6 axb6 31. Kd4 b5 32. cxb5 Rd8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 11, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 3
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 2
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 2
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 1.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1.5
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 1.5
7 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 1.5
8 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 1
9 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 1
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 0

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Radjabov, Teimour (2745) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) [A15]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (3.1), 2013-05-10
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nxc3 8. bxc3 c5 9. Qa4 Qd7 10. Qc4 Na6 11. Rb1 Rb8 12. d4 b5 13. Qd3 Rd8 14. Rd1 Qe8 15. Bf4 Rb6 16. Qc2 Bf5 17. e4 Bg4 18. Be3 Rbd6 19. d5 e6 20. h3 Bxf3 21. Bxf3 exd5 22. exd5 c4 23. Bxa7 Rc8 24. Qb2 Qd7 25. Bd4 Qxh3 26. Qa3 Qd7 27. Kg2 Bxd4 28. Rxd4 Rc5 29. Re1 Kg7 30. Qc1 Nc7 31. Qd2 h5 32. Rf4 Rcxd5 33. Bxd5 Rxd5 34. Rd4 Qc6 35. Rxd5 Nxd5 36. Qd4+ Kh7 37. Kg1 Nf6 38. Re7 Kg7 39. Re5 Kh7 40. a3 Qa6 41. Qc5 h4 42. Qf8 hxg3 43. Qxf7+ Kh8 44. Re7 gxf2+ 45. Kf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Carlsen, Magnus (2868) [C28]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (3.2), 2013-05-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Na5 5. Nge2 Be7 6. O-O d6 7. f4 Nxc4 8. dxc4 c6 9. Kh1 O-O 10. f5 b5 11. cxb5 d5 12. exd5 cxd5 13. Bg5 Bb7 14. Ng3 h6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Qe2 Qe7 17. Rad1 Rad8 18. Nh5 e4 19. Nxf6+ Qxf6 20. Na4 Ba8 21. c3 d4 22. cxd4 Rxd4 23. Nc3 Rxd1 24. Nxd1 Rd8 25. Qe3 a6 26. a4 axb5 27. axb5 Rd3 28. Qa7 Bd5 29. Nc3 e3 30. Nxd5 Rxd5 31. Qxe3 Qxb2 32. Qe8+ Kh7 33. Qxf7 Qxb5 34. Qg6+ Kg8 35. Ra1 Rxf5 36. Ra8+ Rf8 37. Rxf8+ Kxf8 38. h3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2767) – Wang, Hao (2743) [B65]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (3.3), 2013-05-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. O-O-O Nxd4 9. Qxd4 O-O 10. f4 Bd7 11. Bc4 Qa5 12. e5 dxe5 13. fxe5 Bc6 14. Bd2 Nd7 15. Nd5 Qc5 16. Nxe7+ Qxe7 17. Rhe1 Nb6 18. Bf1 Rfd8 19. Qf4 Rac8 20. Kb1 Ba4 21. b3 Qc5 22. c4 Rd4 23. Be3 Rxf4 24. Bxc5 Bc6 25. Kb2 h5 26. g3 Rg4 27. Be3 Bf3 28. Rd4 Rxd4 29. Bxd4 g5 30. a4 Rd8 31. Kc3 Nc8 32. b4 a6 33. Bc5 g4 34. b5 axb5 35. axb5 Kg7 36. Bd3 f5 37. exf6+ Kxf6 38. Bd4+ Kf7 39. h4  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2769) – Aronian, Levon (2813) [A29]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (3.4), 2013-05-10
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 Be6 10. Rb1 f6 11. d3 Nd4 12. Nd2 c6 13. Nde4 Bf7 14. Nc5 Rb8 15. e3 Ne6 16. d4 exd4 17. exd4 Re8 18. Re1 Bd6 19. a4 Nc7 20. Rxe8+ Bxe8 21. b5 Bg6 22. N5e4 Bf8 23. Bf4 Rc8 24. bxc6 bxc6 25. Bh3 Ra8 26. Bxc7 Qxc7 27. Qb3+ Bf7 28. Be6 Re8 29. Bxf7+ Qxf7 30. Qxf7+ Kxf7 31. a5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2783) – Topalov, Veselin (2793) [B90]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (3.5), 2013-05-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 Be7 9. Qd2 O-O 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. g4 b5 12. Rg1 Nb6 13. Na5 Rc8 14. g5 Nh5 15. Kb1 Nf4 16. a3 g6 17. h4 Qc7 18. Bxf4 exf4 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. exd5 Nxd5 21. Qxd5 Qxa5 22. Rg4 Rc5 23. Qb3 d5 24. Rxf4 Qc7 25. Rfd4 Qh2 26. c3 Rd8 27. Qc2 Qg3 28. f4 Bd6 29. Bg2 Bxf4 30. Bxd5 Kg7 31. Qe4 Qe3 32. Qh1 Rd7 33. R1d3 Qe5 34. Qf3 Bh2 35. Be6 Re7 36. Re4 Rxe6 37. Rxe5 Rcxe5 38. Rd8 Re4 39. Ka2 Bf4 40. Rd7 Kg8 41. Ra7  1 – 0 (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 10, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 2
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 1.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 1
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 1
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1
6 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 1
7 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 1
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 1
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 0.5
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 0

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Aronian, Levon (2813) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [D10]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (2.1), 2013-05-09
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Bf4 Nc6 5. e3 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bg4 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Bb5 Nc6 10. Qd1 a6 11. Bd3 Bg4 12. Nge2 e6 13. O-O Be7 14. Rc1 O-O 15. Na4 Rc8 16. f3 Bh5 17. Nc5 Bxc5 18. dxc5 e5 19. Bg5 h6 20. Bxf6 Qxf6 21. Ng3 Qg5 22. Qd2 d4 23. Qe1 dxe3 24. Ne4 Qe7 25. Nd6 Rc7 26. Qxe3 Bg6 27. Bxg6 fxg6 28. Rfe1 Qe6 29. a3 g5 30. Rc4 Qd5 31. Qe4 Qxe4 32. Rcxe4 Rd8 33. R1e3 Kh7 34. Kf2 a5 35. Rc3 Ra8 36. Ke3 Ra6 37. Nc4 Ne7 38. Nb6 a4 39. Kd2 Ra5 40. Nxa4 Nd5 41. Rc2 Nf4 42. Kc1 Rc6 43. Kb1 g4 44. fxg4 Nd3 45. Re3 Nf4 46. b3 Re6 47. Kb2 Nd5 48. Re4 Nf6 49. Rec4 e4 50. Nb6 Nxg4 51. b4 Ra6 52. Re2 Nxh2 53. Rcxe4 Rg6 54. Re7 Ra7 55. a4 Nf1 56. b5 Ng3 57. Rf2 Rg5 58. c6 Rxa4 59. Nxa4 Rxb5+ 60. Kc2 bxc6 61. Nc3 Ra5 62. Rff7 Nf5 63. Ra7 Re5 64. g4 Nd4+ 65. Kd2 Ne6 66. Rf5 Nd4 67. Rxe5 Nf3+ 68. Ke3 Nxe5 69. Kf4 Ng6+ 70. Ke4  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2793) – Radjabov, Teimour (2745) [B30]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (2.2), 2013-05-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. Re1 a6 6. Bf1 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. d4 Nf6 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Ne5 11. h3 Be7 12. c4 Ng6 13. Nc3 Qc7 14. Na4 Bd7 15. Qb3 O-O 16. Qb6 Qe5 17. Bd2 Ne4 18. Nc3 Qc5 19. Qxc5 Nxc5 20. b3 Rac8 21. Be3 Rfd8 22. Red1 Be8 23. g3 Ne5 24. Bg2 Nc6 25. Nxc6 Bxc6 26. Bxc6 bxc6 27. f4 Kf8 28. Kf2 Ke8 29. Ke2 Rb8 30. g4 f5 31. Rac1 g6 32. Rd4 Rxd4 33. Bxd4 Rd8 34. Rd1 Nd7 35. Na4 Bd6 36. gxf5 exf5 37. Kf3 Be7 38. Nb2 Nf8 39. Be3 Rxd1 40. Nxd1 Ne6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2868) – Anand, Viswanathan (2783) [B51]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (2.3), 2013-05-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. c4 e5 8. Qd3 b5 9. Nc3 bxc4 10. Qxc4 Be6 11. Qd3 h6 12. O-O Nf6 13. Rd1 Be7 14. Ne1 O-O 15. Nc2 Qb6 16. Ne3 Rfc8 17. b3 a5 18. Bd2 Qa6 19. Be1 Nd7 20. f3 Rc6 21. Qxa6 Rcxa6 22. Ned5 Bd8 23. Nb5 Rc8 24. Bf2 Kh7 25. Kf1 Rcc6 26. Rac1 Bg5 27. Rc3 Bxd5 28. Rxd5 Rxc3 29. Nxc3 Rc6 30. Be1 Nc5 31. Nb5 Nb7 32. h4 Be3 33. Ke2 Bc5 34. h5 Bb4 35. Bd2 g6 36. a3 Bxd2 37. hxg6+ Kxg6 38. Kxd2 h5 39. g3 f6 40. Na7 Rc7 41. Nb5 Rc6 42. Ke2 Kf7 43. b4 axb4 44. axb4 Ke6 45. Rd3 Rc4 46. Rb3 d5 47. Kd3 Rc6 48. exd5+ Kxd5 49. Rc3 f5 50. Nc7+ Kd6 51. Ne8+ Kd5 52. Rxc6 Kxc6 53. Ng7 Nd6 54. Nxh5 e4+ 55. fxe4 Nxe4 56. Kd4 Kb5 57. g4 fxg4 58. Kxe4 g3 59. Nxg3 Kxb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) – Karjakin, Sergey (2767) [E15]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (2.4), 2013-05-09
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 Bb7 12. O-O Nc6 13. Bf4 Na5 14. Rc1 Ba3 15. Rb1 Bb4 16. Na4 Ne4 17. a3 Be7 18. Qd3 f6 19. Ng4 Re8 20. cxd5 exd5 21. f3 Nd6 22. Rfc1 Bf8 23. Ne3 Nf7 24. b4 Nc6 25. b5 Nce5 26. dxe5 fxe5 27. Bxe5 Nxe5 28. Qd4 Qf6 29. Kh1 Nd7 30. Qd3 Nc5 31. Nxc5 Bxc5 32. Nxd5 Qf7 33. Nb4 Re3 34. Qd2 Rae8 35. Re1 Bxf3 36. Rxe3 Bxe3 37. Qd3 Bxg2+ 38. Kxg2 Bc5 39. Rf1 Qe6 40. Nc6 a5 41. a4 Qe2+ 42. Qxe2 Rxe2+ 43. Kh3 Re4 44. Rf5 Rc4 45. Rd5 Kf7 46. Rh5 Rxa4 47. Rxh7 Re4 48. Rh8 a4 49. Ra8 a3 50. Nd8+ Kf6 51. Nb7 Be7 52. Ra6 Ke5 53. Kg2 Rb4 54. Rxb6 Ra4  0 – 1 (view game)

Wang, Hao (2743) – Svidler, Peter (2769) [D70]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (2.5), 2013-05-09
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. f4 Qe6 12. Nc3 Nc4 13. Qe2 Nxe3 14. Qxe3 Nb4 15. Kb1 Rd8 16. Nf3 b5 17. a3 Na6 18. Bxb5 Qb6 19. Ne5 Bxe5 20. fxe5 Rb8 21. Rd2 Qa5 22. Bxa6 Bxa6 23. Nd5 Rb3 24. Nxe7+ Kf8 25. Qxb3 Qxd2 26. Nc6 Qxg2 27. Re1 Re8 28. Qc2 Qxc2+ 29. Kxc2 Bb5 30. Nxa7 Bd7 31. Rf1 f5 32. exf5 gxf5 33. Kc3 Ra8 34. e6 Bxe6 35. Nc6 Kg7 36. d5 Bxd5 37. Nd4 Be4 38. Nxf5+ Kg6 39. Nd4 Ra5 40. Ne6 Bf5 41. Nd4 Bd7 42. Rf2 h5 43. Kd3 Rg5 44. Nf3 Ra5 45. Kd4 Ra4+ 46. Ke3 Bf5 47. Nd4 Bd7 48. Rc2 Ra7 49. h4 Kf6 50. Rc5 Be8 51. Rf5+ Ke7 52. Re5+ Kd7 53. Nb3 Bf7 54. Nc5+ Kd6 55. Kd4 Ra8 56. Rf5 Ke7 57. a4 Rg8 58. Rf4 Rg2 59. b4 Rd2+ 60. Kc3 Ra2 61. a5 Ra1 62. a6 Be8 63. Re4+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 8, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 1
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1
3 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 1
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 0.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 0.5
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 0.5
7 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 0.5
8 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 0
9 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 0
10 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 0

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Carlsen, Magnus (2868) – Topalov, Veselin (2793) [A30]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (1.1), 2013-05-08
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Ndb4 8. Nxc6 Qxd1+ 9. Kxd1 Nxc6 10. Nc3 Bd7 11. Be3 g6 12. Rc1 Bg7 13. Kc2 Rc8 14. Rhd1 Na5 15. Bd4 Bf5+ 16. e4 Bxd4 17. Rxd4 Be6 18. b3 f6 19. f4 Kf7 20. Kb2 Rhd8 21. Rcd1 Rxd4 22. Rxd4 Nc6 23. Rd2 h6 24. Bf3 Bh3 25. Nb5 h5 26. Be2 h4 27. Bc4+ Be6 28. Bd5 hxg3 29. hxg3 a6 30. Nc3 Rd8 31. Na4 Bxd5 32. exd5 Nb4 33. Nc3 Nc6 34. Ka3 Na7 35. Kb4 Nc8 36. Ne4 Nd6 37. Nc5 Rc8 38. Ne6 b6 39. Rh2 Nf5 40. g4 Ne3 41. Rh7+ Ke8 42. Rh8+ Kd7 43. Rxc8 Kxc8 44. g5 Nxd5+ 45. Kc4 Ne3+ 46. Kd4 Nf5+ 47. Ke4 Kb7 48. Nf8 Nd6+ 49. Kd5 fxg5 50. fxg5 Nf7 51. Nxg6 Nxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2783) – Aronian, Levon (2813) [C84]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (1.2), 2013-05-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c4 O-O 8. Nc3 Bg4 9. Be3 Nd4 10. Bxd4 exd4 11. Nd5 c6 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 g6 15. Rae1 Bg7 16. Qd1 Qb6 17. Qd2 a5 18. f4 Qb4 19. Qc2 Qc5 20. Qf2 Rae8 21. Bd1 f5 22. Bf3 Bh6 23. Qh4 Bxf4 24. Qxf4 fxe4 25. Qg3 exf3 26. Rxe8 Rxe8 27. Qxf3 Qf5 28. Qxf5 gxf5 29. Rxf5 Re2 30. Rf2 Re1+ 31. Rf1 Re2 32. Rf2 Re1+ 33. Rf1 Re2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Wang, Hao (2743) [C42]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (1.3), 2013-05-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 b6 9. O-O-O Bb7 10. Nd4 Nc6 11. Nf5 Bf6 12. h4 Re8 13. Bg5 Ne5 14. f4 Ng4 15. Bb5 Re4 16. Ng3 Re6 17. Rde1 Rxe1+ 18. Rxe1 h6 19. Qe2 Qc8 20. Bd3 Qe6 21. Qxe6 fxe6 22. Bxf6 Nxf6 23. Rxe6 Bxg2 24. Re7 Nd5 25. Bc4 Kf8 26. Bxd5 Kxe7 27. Bxg2 Rf8 28. f5 Kf6 29. Kd2 d5 30. Ke3 Ke5 31. Bh3 Rd8 32. Ne2 c5 33. Kf3 Rd7 34. Nf4 Kf6 35. h5 a6 36. b3 Rd8 37. Ne6 Rd7 38. Kf4 a5 39. Bf1 c4 40. a4 Rd6 41. Bg2 Rd7 42. Bf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2769) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2608) [D85]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (1.4), 2013-05-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. Rb1 cxd4 11. cxd4 Qxd2+ 12. Kxd2 O-O 13. d5 Rd8 14. Bd3 Na5 15. Bg5 f6 16. Bf4 b6 17. Bb5 e5 18. Be3 Bd7 19. Rhc1 Bxb5 20. Rxb5 Nb7 21. Ke2 Nd6 22. Rb4 a5 23. Rxb6 Nxe4 24. Nd2 Nxd2 25. Bxd2 Rxd5 26. Rc7 Rad8 27. Bc3 f5 28. Rbb7 Bf8 29. a4 Rc5 30. Rxc5 Bxc5 31. Bxe5 Rd5 32. f4 Bd4 33. Rb5 Rd7 34. g3 Bxe5 35. Rxe5 Rd4 36. Rxa5 Kf7 37. Ra7+ Kf6 38. Ra6+ Kf7 39. Ra7+ Kf6 40. a5 Rd5 41. Ra6+ Kg7 42. Ra7+ Kf6 43. a6 Rd6 44. h4 Ke6 45. h5 gxh5 46. Rxh7 Kd5 47. Rxh5 Ke4 48. a7 Ra6 49. Rh7 Ra2+ 50. Kd1 Kd3 51. Rd7+ Kc3 52. Ke1 Kc4 53. Kf1 Kc5 54. Kg1 Kc6 55. Rf7 Kd5 56. Rxf5+ Ke6 57. Rb5 Rxa7 58. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2767) – Radjabov, Teimour (2745) [B30]
Supreme Masters 2013 Sandnes NOR (1.5), 2013-05-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bb5 Bg7 5. O-O e5 6. d3 Nge7 7. Bc4 h6 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 d6 10. bxc5 dxc5 11. Re1 Kh7 12. Nd5 Be6 13. Nxe7 Qxe7 14. Bd5 Nd4 15. Nd2 Bxd5 16. exd5 Rad8 17. c3 Nb5 18. c4 Nd4 19. a4 Qd7 20. Rb1 b6 21. Bb2 Rfe8 22. a5 Qc7 23. Qa4 f5 24. axb6 axb6 25. Bxd4 cxd4 26. Qc6 Qxc6 27. dxc6 Rc8 28. Rxb6 Re6 29. f4 e4 30. dxe4 fxe4 31. Rxe4 Rexc6 32. Rxc6 Rxc6 33. Re7 Kg8 34. Rd7 Bf8 35. Ne4 d3 36. Kf2 Ba3 37. Rd4 Kf7 38. Ke3 Bc1+ 39. Nd2 Bxd2+ 40. Kxd2 Ra6 41. c5  1 – 0 (view game)

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Norway Chess Tournament 2013

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 8, 2013 in Chess news

Round 1: 8th May 2013

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2868 0
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2813 0
3 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2793 0
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2783 0
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 0
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2769 0
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2767 0
8 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2745 0
9 Wang, Hao CHN 2743 0
10 Hammer, Jon Ludvig NOR 2608 0

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