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October 2013

Levon Aronian wins the Bilbao Final Masters 2013

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 13, 2013 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 4
2 Adams, Michael ENG 2753 3.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2759 2.5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2742 2

Aronian,L (2795) – Mamedyarov,S (2759) [D52]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (6), 2013-10-12
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. Nd2 Bb4 8. Qc2 O-O 9. Be2 c5 10. Bh4 cxd4 11. exd4 b6 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Ba6 14. a4 dxc4 15. Bxc4 Bxc4 16. Nxc4 Qd5 17. Ne3 Qe4 18. Bxf6 Qxc2 19. Nxc2 Nxf6 20. c4 Rac8 21. Ne3 Rfd8 22. Rfd1 Ne4 23. Rac1 f5 24. f3 Nf6 25. g3 Rd7 26. a5 g5 27. axb6 axb6 28. Rb1 f4 29. gxf4 gxf4 30. Ng2 Rxc4 31. Rxb6 Rcxd4 32. Rxd4 Rxd4 33. Rxe6 Kf7 34. Re5 Kg6 35. Nh4+ Kf7 36. Ng2 Kg6 37. Nh4+ Kf7 38. Ng2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2742) – Adams,Mi (2753) [E17]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (6), 2013-10-12
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. d4 Bb7 4. c4 e6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 Na6 8. Nc3 Ne4 9. Qc2 f5 10. Ne5 d6 11. Nd3 d5 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Be3 Nb4 14. Qb3 Nxd3 15. exd3 Nf6 16. Bf4 Qd7 17. Rac1 Bd8 18. Re5 c6 19. Rce1 Nh5 20. Bd2 g6 21. Bh6 Bf6 22. Bxf8 Bxe5 23. Rxe5 Kxf8 24. a4 Re8 25. a5 Qc7 26. axb6 axb6 27. Qb4+ Kf7 28. Na4 b5 29. Nc5 Nf6 30. Qe1 Bc8 31. h4 Re7 32. Bf3 f4 33. Qe2 h5 34. gxf4 Bg4 35. Bxg4 Nxg4 36. Ne6 Qd6 37. f5 Kg8 38. f3 Nxe5 39. dxe5 Qb4 40. f4 gxf5 41. Qg2+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Bilbao Final Masters 2013 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 3.5
2 Adams, Michael ENG 2753 2.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2759 2
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2742 2

Aronian, Levon (2795) – Adams, Michael (2753) [D37]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3.1), 2013-10-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 c6 8. Bd3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 Ba6 11. Bxa6 Rxa6 12. b5 cxb5 13. c6 Qc8 14. c7 b4 15. Nb5 a4 16. Rc1 Ne4 17. Ng5 Ndf6 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. f3 Ra5 20. Qe2 Qd7 21. fxe4 Rc8 22. exd5 exd5 23. axb4 Rxb5 24. O-O Rxb4 25. Qa6 h6 26. Rc6 Bg5 27. Bxg5 hxg5 28. Rfc1 Rc4 29. R1xc4 dxc4 30. Qxb6 a3 31. Rxc4 a2 32. Qa5 Qe6 33. Qxa2 Rxc7 34. Qa8+ Kh7 35. Rxc7 Qxe3+ 36. Kf1 Qf4+ 37. Qf3 Qxc7 38. Qh5+ Kg8 39. Qxg5 Qc4+ 40. Kf2 Qxd4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) [D47]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3.2), 2013-10-09
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 e6 5. d4 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. h3 exd4 13. Nxd4 g6 14. Rd1 Qc7 15. Bh6 Rfe8 16. Rac1 a6 17. Nf3 Rad8 18. Bg5 Qb8 19. a4 Kg7 20. Ne2 h6 21. Bh4 c5 22. axb5 axb5 23. Bxb5 Bxe4 24. Qc3 Re6 25. Bc4 Bxf3 26. gxf3 Re7 27. f4 Rde8 28. Rc2 Re4 29. Rcd2 Qb4 30. Qxb4 cxb4 31. Bb5 g5 32. fxg5 hxg5 33. Bg3 Bc5 34. Kf1 R8e7 35. Bxd7 Nxd7 36. Rxd7 Rxe2 37. Rxe7 Rxe7 38. Rd5 Ba7 39. Rxg5+ Kh7 40. Rb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [A29]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4.1), 2013-10-10
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 h6 8. b4 d6 9. Rb1 a6 10. a4 Ne7 11. Ba3 c6 12. c5 Re8 13. e4 Bg4 14. Qb3 Nd7 15. Nd2 Nc8 16. Qc2 Bf8 17. cxd6 Nxd6 18. Nb3 b5 19. h3 Be6 20. Rfd1 bxa4 21. Nxa4 Nb5 22. Bb2 Bxb3 23. Qxb3 c5 24. Rbc1 Rb8 25. Qa2 cxb4 26. Rc6 Kg7 27. d4 b3 28. Qb1 exd4 29. Bxd4+ Nxd4 30. Rxd4 Qa5 31. Rxd7 Qxa4 32. e5 Re7 33. Rdd6 Qa2 34. Rxg6+ fxg6 35. Qxg6+ Kh8 36. Bd5 Rg7 37. Qxh6+ Rh7 38. Qe6 Qb1+ 39. Kg2 Rg7 40. Rc8 Rxc8 41. Qxc8 Rg8 42. Qb7 Qh7 43. Qxb3 Rg5 44. Qe3 Qe7 45. f4 Rg7 46. f5 Qg5 47. Qxg5 Rxg5 48. g4 Bg7 49. e6 Bf6 50. Kg3 a5 51. h4 Rg8 52. g5 Kg7 53. Kf4 Rh8 54. Kg4 Rb8 55. gxf6+ Kxf6 56. e7 a4  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) – Adams, Michael (2753) [D35]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4.2), 2013-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 c5 5. e3 cxd4 6. exd4 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. a3 b6 9. Bd3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Ba6 11. Bxa6 Nxa6 12. Rc1 Nc7 13. O-O Ncd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bg3 Qd7 16. Ne5 Qb7 17. h4 Rac8 18. Qf3 Bf6 19. Nc4 Qd7 20. Be5 h6 21. Qg3 Rfd8 22. Nd6 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Kf8 24. Qd3 Kg8 25. Qg3 Kf8 26. Qd3 Kg8 27. Qg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2753) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [C84]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5.1), 2013-10-11
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 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Nbd2 d4 11. h3 Nd7 12. Nb3 a5 13. a4 bxa4 14. Nbd2 Nc5 15. Nc4 f6 16. Bxa4 Nxa4 17. Rxa4 dxc3 18. bxc3 Ba6 19. Qb3 Kh8 20. Rd1 Qb8 21. Qc2 Bb5 22. Ra2 Bxc4 23. dxc4 Nd8 24. Be3 Ra6 25. Qa4 Ne6 26. Qb5 Qa8 27. c5 Rb8 28. Qc4 Qc6 29. Ne1 Nxc5 30. Rd5 Nb3 31. Qd3 Raa8 32. Nc2 Bf8 33. Na3 Qa4 34. Qc4 Qxc4 35. Nxc4 a4 36. Kf1 a3 37. Rd7 Kg8 38. Ke2 Rb7 39. Kd3 Ra4 40. f3 Bc5 41. Bd2 Kf8 42. g4 Ba7 43. Nd6 cxd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) [D90]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5.2), 2013-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. h4 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. d5 b5 8. h5 Nxh5 9. Nxb5 O-O 10. Nc3 Bg4 11. Bxc4 Nd7 12. Be2 Rb8 13. Kf1 Qc7 14. Ng5 Bxe2+ 15. Qxe2 Bxc3 16. bxc3 Qe5 17. Bd2 f5 18. Ne6 Rf6 19. Bg5 fxe4 20. Bxf6 Ndxf6 21. Rd1 e3 22. Rxh5 Nxh5 23. Qxe3 Qxe3 24. fxe3 Ng3+ 25. Kf2 Ne4+ 26. Kf3 Nxc3 27. Rd3 Nxa2 28. Ra3 Nb4 29. Rxa7 Nxd5 30. Rd7 Nb6 31. Rxe7 c4 32. Rg7+ Kh8 33. Rc7 Rc8 34. Ke4 Rxc7 35. Nxc7 h5 36. Kd4 Kg7 37. e4 h4 38. e5 g5 39. Ne8+ Kf7 40. Nd6+ Ke6 41. Ke4 g4 42. Nf5 h3 43. gxh3 gxh3 44. Nd4+ Kd7 45. Kf3 Nd5 46. e6+ Ke8 47. Ne2 Ke7 48. Kg3 Kxe6 49. Kxh3 Ke5 50. Kg3 Ke4 51. Kf2 Kd3 52. Ke1 Kc2 53. Nd4+ Kb2 54. Ne2 Kc2 55. Nd4+ Kc3 56. Ne2+ Kd3 57. Nc1+ Kc2 58. Ne2 Kb3 59. Kf2 c3 60. Nxc3 Kxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Bilbao Final Masters 2013 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 9, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Adams, Michael ENG 2753 1.5
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2759 1
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 1
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2742 0.5

Aronian, Levon (2795) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) [D85]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1.1), 2013-10-07
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 Nc6 10. d5 Ne5 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. Qd2 e6 13. f4 Bc7 14. O-O exd5 15. exd5 Ba5 16. d6 Rb8 17. Rb5 b6 18. Ba3 Ba6 19. f5 Bxb5 20. Bxb5 Qf6 21. fxg6 Bxc3 22. gxh7+ Kh8 23. Rxf6 Bxd2 24. Bb2 Be3+ 25. Kf1 Kxh7 26. d7 Rbd8 27. Rf5 Bd4 28. Bxd4 cxd4 29. Re5 Kg7 30. Ke2 f5 31. Re8 d3+ 32. Kd2 a6 33. Bc6 b5 34. h4 Kf6 35. a3 Rh8 36. h5 Kg5 37. Re6 Rh7 38. Rd6 Rxh5 39. Kxd3 Rh4 40. Re6 Rh7 41. Rd6 Rh4 42. Re6 Rh7 43. Rd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2753) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) [B40]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1.2), 2013-10-07
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Qe2 b6 6. d4 Bb7 7. d5 exd5 8. exd5+ Qe7 9. c4 b5 10. Nc3 Qxe2+ 11. Kxe2 bxc4 12. Re1 Be7 13. Kf1 Kf8 14. Bf4 Nbd7 15. Nh4 g6 16. Nb5 Ne5 17. Bxe5 dxe5 18. d6 Bxg2+ 19. Nxg2 Bd8 20. Ne3 Nd7 21. Nxc4 f6 22. f4 exf4 23. gxf4 Kf7 24. Re3 Re8 25. Rae1 Rxe3 26. Rxe3 Nb6 27. Nxb6 axb6 28. a3 f5 29. Nc7 Bxc7 30. dxc7 Rc8 31. Rb3 Rxc7 32. Rxb6 c4 33. Kf2 c3 34. bxc3 Rxc3 35. Ra6 Kg7 36. a4 Rc7 37. a5 Kh6 38. Re6 Kh5 39. Kf3 Rc4 40. Re7 h6 41. a6 Ra4 42. a7 Ra3+ 43. Kf2 Kg4 44. Rg7 g5 45. fxg5 hxg5 46. Rb7 Ra2+ 47. Kg1 f4 48. Kf1 Ra1+ 49. Kf2 Ra2+ 50. Kf1 Ra1+ 51. Kf2 Ra2+ 52. Kf1 Ra1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [E32]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2.1), 2013-10-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. e4 d5 6. e5 Ne4 7. Bd3 c5 8. Nf3 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nd7 10. Bf4 Qh4 11. g3 Qh5 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 g5 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Bxe4 dxe4 16. e6 gxf4 17. exd7 Bxd7 18. Qxe4 fxg3 19. fxg3 b6 20. Nf5 Rae8 21. Qd5 Bxf5 22. Rxf5 Qe2 23. Raf1 Qe3+ 24. R1f2 Qe1+ 25. Rf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2753) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) [B40]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2.2), 2013-10-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Bg2 Bg4 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. h3 Bh5 10. Re1+ Be7 11. Nb3 O-O 12. Nbxd4 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 Rc8 14. Be3 Bc5 15. Qd2 Ne4 16. Qd3 Qb6 17. Bxc5 Rxc5 18. Nd4 Qxb2 19. Reb1 Qc3 20. Qxc3 Nxc3 21. Rxb7 Bg6 22. Bf1 Ra5 23. a4 Rxa4 24. Rxa4 Nxa4 25. Rxa7 Nc5 26. Bg2 Ne6 27. Nc6 Be4 28. c3 Kh8 29. Rd7 Nc5 30. Rc7 Ne6 31. Re7 h6 32. Nd4 Bxg2 33. Kxg2 Rc8 34. Rxf7 Nxd4 35. cxd4 Rc4 36. Rf4 g5 37. Rg4 Kg7 38. h4 Kf6 39. f4 gxh4 40. Rxh4 Kg6  1 – 0 (view game)

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