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April 2014

Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 30, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 5.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 4.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 4.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 4.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [D11]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (9.1), 2014-04-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Nc3 e6 6. h3 Bh5 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nh4 g5 9. Nf3 h6 10. Ne5 Nfd7 11. Nd3 Bg6 12. h4 Rg8 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. Bd2 dxc4 15. Qxc4 Qa6 16. Nc1 Qxc4 17. Bxc4 Nb6 18. Be2 N8d7 19. e4 Be7 20. Nb3 f5 21. f3 a5 22. a4 e5 23. exf5 Bf7 24. Bd1 Nc4 25. Ne4 g4 26. Bc3 gxf3 27. gxf3 O-O-O 28. Kf2 exd4 29. Nxd4 Nc5 30. Be2 Nxe4+ 31. fxe4 Nd2 32. Bxd2 Rxd4 33. Ke3 Bc5 34. Bc3 Rg3+ 35. Kf2 Rxc3 36. bxc3 Rxe4+ 37. Ke1 Bc4 38. Rh2 Re5 39. f6 Bxe2 40. Rxe2 Rf5 41. Re8+ Kc7 42. Ra8 Bf2+ 43. Ke2 Bh4 44. f7 Rxf7 45. Rxa5 Rf2+ 46. Ke3 Rc2 47. Ra3 Be7 48. Rb3 Ra2 49. Re5 Bd6 50. Rf5 Kb8 51. Rf7 Bc7 52. Rb4 Rh2 53. Kd3 Rg2 54. Re4 Rg3+ 55. Kc2 Ba5 56. Ree7  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [C92]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (9.2), 2014-04-29
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 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a3 h6 13. Bc2 Nb8 14. b3 Nbd7 15. Bb2 Rb8 16. a4 c5 17. d5 Bc8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Bd3 Nh5 20. Bf1 Ndf6 21. Ra7 Nf4 22. Qa1 Ng6 23. Qa5 Qxa5 24. Rxa5 Bd7 25. Rea1 Rb7 26. Ne1 Reb8 27. Nc2 Ne8 28. Ra8 Rxa8 29. Rxa8 Nc7 30. Ra5 Be7 31. c4 Bg5 32. Ne3 Bxe3 33. fxe3 b4 34. Bd3 Kf8 35. Kh2 Ke7 36. Nf3 Rb8 37. Ra7 Kd8 38. Bc1 Ra8 39. Rxa8+ Nxa8 40. Bd2 Nc7 41. Be1 Ne8 42. Nd2 Nf6 43. Bc2 Nf8 44. Bd3 Ke7 45. Bc2 N8h7 46. Nf1 Kf8 47. Bf2 g6 48. Be1 Kg7 49. Bf2 h5 50. Be1 Ng8 51. Bf2 Nh6 52. Nd2 g5 53. g3 Nf6 54. Kg2 Nhg8 55. Bd3 Ne7 56. Be2 Ng6 57. Bd1 Kh6 58. Be2 Ne7 59. Bd1 Kg6 60. Be2 Neg8 61. Bd1 Nh6 62. Be2 Nhg8 63. Bd1 Ne7 64. Be2 Nc8 65. Bd1 Nb6 66. Be1 Ng8 67. Bf2 Nh6 68. Be1 f6 69. Bf2 Nf7 70. g4 hxg4 71. hxg4 Nd8 72. Nf1 Nb7 73. Ng3 Na5 74. Nf5 Nb7 75. Kf1 Kf7 76. Ke2 Bc8 77. Kd3 Ke8 78. Ng3 Na5 79. Nf1 Kd8 80. Nd2 Kc7 81. Kc2 Bd7 82. Be2 Nc8 83. Nf1 Ne7 84. Ng3 Ng8 85. Nf5 Bxf5 86. exf5 e4 87. Bg3 Nh6 88. Bd1 Kd7 89. Be2 Ke7 90. Bd1 Nb7 91. Kd2 Nd8 92. Ke1 Ndf7 93. Kf2 Ne5 94. Bxe5 fxe5 95. Be2 Ng8 96. Ke1 Nf6 97. Kd2 Kf8 98. Ke1 Ke7 99. Kd2 Kf8 100. Ke1 Ke7 101. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [E90]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (9.3), 2014-04-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6 9. Nd2 Qe8 10. Be2 Nd7 11. a3 f6 12. Bh4 Nb6 13. b3 Bh6 14. f3 Be3 15. Bf2 Bxf2+ 16. Kxf2 f5 17. Rb1 Qd8 18. h4 Nd7 19. h5 Nf6 20. hxg6 hxg6 21. Bd3 c6 22. Qe1 cxd5 23. Nxd5 Nxd5 24. cxd5 Nc5 25. Bc2 Qg5 26. Kg1 Kg7 27. Nc4 fxe4 28. Bxe4 Ra6 29. Qe3 Qxe3+ 30. Nxe3 b5 31. Bc2 Ra7 32. Kf2 b4 33. Ra1 Rf4 34. axb4 Rxb4 35. Ra3 Bd7 36. Rha1 a4 37. bxa4 Bxa4 38. Kg3 Ra6 39. Bxa4 Rbxa4 40. Rxa4 Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 29, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 4.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 4
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 4
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 4
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [E92]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (8.1), 2014-04-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. Be3 Ng4 8. Bg5 f6 9. Bh4 Nc6 10. d5 Ne7 11. Nd2 f5 12. Bxg4 fxg4 13. Bg5 h6 14. Be3 c5 15. dxc6 bxc6 16. b4 d5 17. exd5 cxd5 18. Bc5 e4 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Nxd5 Qf7 21. O-O Bxa1 22. Qxa1 Bf5 23. Ne3 Rad8 24. Nb3 Be6 25. Qc1 h5 26. Nc5 Rd4 27. Qc3 Rxc4 28. Qb2 Rxc5 29. bxc5 Bxa2 30. g3 Be6 31. Ra1 Kh7 32. Ra4 Qg7 33. Qd2 Rf7 34. c6 Qe5 35. Ra5 Qc7 36. Qc3 Qd6 37. Rb5 Bc8 38. Qc2 a6 39. Rd5 Qf6 40. c7 Rf8 41. Qd2 Qf7 42. Rd8 Kg8 43. Qd5 Kg7 44. Qd4+ Kh6 45. Nc4 Be6 46. Qc5 Rg8 47. c8=Q Bxc8 48. Rxc8 Rxc8 49. Qxc8 Qd5 50. Ne3 Qd3 51. Qh8+ Kg5 52. Qf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [E15]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (8.2), 2014-04-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Nbd2 Bb7 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. b3 c5 9. Bb2 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 Nc6 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. e4 Qd3 14. e5 Ne4 15. Nf3 Rfd8 16. Re1 Nc5 17. Nd4 Rac8 18. Re3 Qxd1 19. Rxd1 Nxb3 20. axb3 c5 21. Red3 cxd4 22. Rxd4 Kf8 23. Kf3 Ke8 24. Ke4 Bc5 25. Rxd8+ Rxd8 26. Rxd8+ Kxd8 27. f3 Kc7 28. Bc3 Kc6 29. Kd3 b5 30. b4 Bg1 31. h3 Bf2 32. g4 Bg3 33. Kd4 a6 34. Kd3 Bf2 35. Bd2 Bg3 36. Bc3 Bf2 37. Bd2 Bg3 38. Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [D11]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (8.3), 2014-04-28
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. c5 Qc7 11. e4 Be7 12. Bf4 Qc8 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. O-O-O Nc6 16. Kb1 g5 17. Be3 f5 18. g4 f4 19. Bf2 Kf7 20. Re1 b6 21. Qa4 bxc5 22. Ba6 Qc7 23. Bb5 Rab8 24. Rxe6 Kxe6 25. Bxc6 Rhd8 26. dxc5 Bf6 27. Bd4 Kf7 28. Rd1 Kf8 29. a3 Bxd4 30. Rxd4 Qe5 31. Rd2 Qe1+ 32. Rd1 Qe2 33. b4 Qxf3 34. Kb2 Qxg4 35. Qc2 Qe6 36. Ba4 Kg8 37. Bb3 Kh8 38. c6 Rd6 39. Rc1 f3 40. Qc5 Qf6+ 41. Ka2 f2 42. c7 Rc8 43. Rf1 d4 44. h4 Qf3 45. Bc4 Rc6 46. Qxd4 R6xc7 47. Rxf2 Rxc4  0 – 1 (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 27, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 4.5
2 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 4
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 3.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 3.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 3
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2.5

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. Nf3 dxc4 6. Bg5 b5 7. a4 c6 8. g3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. O-O Qb6 11. e4 a6 12. Rfd1 h6 13. Be3 O-O 14. d5 c5 15. a5 Qd8 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Nh4 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qe8 19. f4 Rd8 20. h3 Rf7 21. Rd6 e5 22. f5 Nf8 23. Bxc5 Rxd6 24. Bxd6 Rd7 25. Bxf8 Qxf8 26. Rd1 Qc5+ 27. Kh2 Bxe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [C80]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Re1 O-O 16. b4 Qd7 17. h3 Bg6 18. Bg5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 a5 20. e6 fxe6 21. Nxe6 Rfe8 22. Nc5 Qd6 23. Bxd3 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 Re8 25. Qd1 axb4 26. cxb4 Bxd3 27. Qxd3 Qxd3 28. Nxd3 Rd8 29. Ra3 Rd4 30. Rb3 Ne7 31. Nc5 c6 32. Re3 Nd5 33. Re6 Nxb4 34. Re7 Rd6 35. Ne6 Nd5 36. Rxg7+ Kh8 37. Nc7 Rd8 38. Rf7 Kg8 39. Rg7+ Kh8 40. Rf7 Kg8 41. Rg7+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [A13]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (7), 2014-04-27
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5 8. Nc3 Qc7 9. O-O b6 10. d4 Bb7 11. Bf4 Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Rfd1 O-O 14. e4 Qe7 15. Qe2 b5 16. e5 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. dxc5 Nxc5 19. Rac1 Rac8 20. Qe3 Qb7 21. Rxc5 Rxc5 22. Qxc5 Bxf3 23. Bxf3 Qxf3 24. Rd6 Qe4 25. Rxa6 Qb1+ 26. Kg2 Qe4+ 27. Kg1 Qb1+ 28. Kg2 Qe4+ 29. Kg1 Qb1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 26, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 3.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 3.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 3
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 3
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 3
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [C53]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. Bb3 Re8 8. O-O a6 9. Re1 h6 10. Nf1 Ba7 11. Ng3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. d4 d5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Bf4 Qd3 18. Qa4 Qb5 19. Qxb5 axb5 20. h4 e3 21. Bxe3 Rxe5 22. Bxa7 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Rxa7 24. Re8+ Kh7 25. a3 c5 26. Re7 Kg6 27. g3 Kf6 28. Rc7 b4 29. cxb4 cxb4 30. axb4 Ra2 31. Rxb7 Rxb2 32. Kg2 g5 33. Rb6+ Kg7 34. h5 g4 35. Kf1 Kg8 36. b5 Kg7 37. Rb8 Kf6 38. b6 Kg5 39. Ke1 Kxh5 40. b7 f5 41. Kd1 Rb1+ 42. Ke2 Rb2+ 43. Kd3 Rb3+ 44. Kd4 Rb4+ 45. Kd5 Rb2 46. Ke6 Rb6+ 47. Kxf5 Rxb7 48. Rxb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. Nf3 dxc4 6. Bg5 b5 7. a4 c6 8. g3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. O-O Qb6 11. e4 a6 12. Rfd1 h6 13. Be3 O-O 14. d5 c5 15. a5 Qd8 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Nh4 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qe8 19. f4 Rd8 20. h3 Rf7 21. Rd6 e5 22. f5 Nf8 23. Bxc5 Rxd6 24. Bxd6 Rd7 25. Bxf8 Qxf8 26. Rd1 Qc5+ 27. Kh2 Bxe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [C80]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Re1 O-O 16. b4 Qd7 17. h3 Bg6 18. Bg5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 a5 20. e6 fxe6 21. Nxe6 Rfe8 22. Nc5 Qd6 23. Bxd3 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 Re8 25. Qd1 axb4 26. cxb4 Bxd3 27. Qxd3 Qxd3 28. Nxd3 Rd8 29. Ra3 Rd4 30. Rb3 Ne7 31. Nc5 c6 32. Re3 Nd5 33. Re6 Nxb4 34. Re7 Rd6 35. Ne6 Nd5 36. Rxg7+ Kh8 37. Nc7 Rd8 38. Rf7 Kg8 39. Rg7+ Kh8 40. Rf7 Kg8 41. Rg7+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 24, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 3
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 2.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 2.5
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 2.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [A15]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (5.1), 2014-04-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 d6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Be3 Rc8 11. Rac1 a6 12. b3 O-O 13. Qh4 Re8 14. Bh3 Ba8 15. g4 b5 16. cxb5 Qa5 17. Bd2 Bxf3 18. exf3 Ne5 19. Kg2 g5 20. Qxg5 axb5 21. Qe3 b4 22. Ne2 Nd5 23. Qe4 Rxc1 24. Bxc1 e6 25. f4 Nf6 26. Qb7 Nexg4 27. Qf3 h5 28. Rxd6 Qxa2 29. Ng3 Qxf2+ 30. Qxf2 Nxf2 31. Kxf2 h4 32. Kf3 hxg3 33. hxg3 Ra8 34. f5 Bf8 35. Rc6 Nd7 36. Rc7 Nc5 37. Be3 Ra5 38. fxe6 Nxe6 39. Rc8 Kg7 40. Bf1 Rf5+ 41. Kg2 Bc5 42. Bd3 Re5 43. Bxc5 Rxc5 44. Rb8 Rc3 45. Bc4 Nd4 46. Rxb4 Nf5 47. Rb7 Ne3+ 48. Kf2 Nxc4 49. bxc4 Rxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [E70]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (5.2), 2014-04-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nge2 O-O 6. Ng3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Be2 Na6 9. h4 h5 10. Bg5 Qe8 11. Qd2 Nc5 12. O-O-O Ng4 13. Bxg4 Bxg4 14. f3 Bd7 15. Be3 b6 16. Kb1 Kh7 17. Qc2 a4 18. Nge2 f5 19. exf5 gxf5 20. Rh3 Kh8 21. f4 Ne4 22. Nxe4 fxe4 23. Rg3 Bg4 24. Rxg4 hxg4 25. f5 Rxf5 26. Ng3 Rf8 27. Qxe4 Qd7 28. a3 b5 29. c5 dxc5 30. h5 c4 31. h6 Bf6 32. Bc5 Rf7 33. Rf1 Re8 34. Bb4 Bg5 35. Nf5 c6 36. Bd6 Bf4 37. Ng7 Qxd6 38. Nxe8 Qxd5 39. Qxd5 cxd5 40. g3 Kh7 41. gxf4 exf4 42. Nd6 Rf6 43. Nxb5 f3 44. Nd4 Kxh6 45. Kc2 Kg5 46. Kd2 f2 47. Ne2 Rf3 48. Kc2 Kh4 49. Rh1+ Rh3 50. Rf1 g3 51. Kd2 Kg4  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [D90]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (5.3), 2014-04-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg5 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rc1 Bg4 9. Qb3 Qc7 10. e3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 O-O 12. d5 a6 13. a4 b5 14. axb5 axb5 15. Bxb5 Nd7 16. c4 Ne5 17. Ke2 Ra7 18. f4 Ng4 19. Rc2 Nf6 20. Qd3 Rfa8 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Bc6 Rb8 23. h3 Rb6 24. Bb5 Qc8 25. Rd2 Kg7 26. Kf3 Ra1 27. Rdd1 Ra2 28. Kg2 Bh4 29. Rhf1 Rf6 30. Qb3 Ra7 31. Qc3 Kh6 32. Ra1 Rxa1 33. Qxa1 g5 34. fxg5+ Bxg5 35. Qe5 Bh4 36. Qe4 Rg6+ 37. Kh2 Bf6 38. Ba4 Qc7+ 39. Kh1 Qc8 40. Qf3 Kg7 41. Bc2 Rg5 42. Rb1 Be5 43. Rg1 Rxg1+ 44. Kxg1 Bd6 45. Kg2 Qg8 46. Qh5 Kh8+ 47. Kf1 Qg7 48. f4 Kg8 49. Kf2 Kh8 50. Kf3 Bc7 51. Qf5 Bd6 52. Qh5 Bc7 53. Bb1 Bb8 54. Bd3 Bd6 55. h4 Qg8 56. Bc2 Qg7 57. Bd3 Qg8 58. Be4 Qg7 59. Bb1 Qg8 60. Bd3 Qg7 61. e4 Qc3 62. Qxf7 Qxd3+ 63. Kg4 Qe2+ 64. Kf5 h5 65. Qf8+ Kh7 66. Qf7+ Kh8 67. Qg6 Qxc4 68. Qxh5+ Kg7 69. Qg6+ Kh8 70. Ke6 Qf1 71. Qh6+ Kg8 72. Qg6+ Kh8 73. Qh5+ Kg7 74. Qg4+ Kf8 75. Qh5 Kg7 76. Qg5+ Kf8 77. e5 Qb1 78. Qh6+ Kg8 79. Qg5+ Kf8 80. f5 Bxe5 81. Qxe7+ Kg8 82. Kxe5 Qb2+ 83. Ke6 Qe2+ 84. Kf6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 24, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 2.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 2
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 2
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 2
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 1

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [D11]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (4.1), 2014-04-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Qb3 Qb6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Nh4 Bh5 8. h3 g5 9. Nf3 h6 10. Bd3 Nbd7 11. g4 Qxb3 12. axb3 Bg6 13. Bxg6 fxg6 14. Ke2 Bg7 15. Bd2 O-O 16. Be1 a6 17. h4 gxh4 18. g5 hxg5 19. Nxg5 Rfe8 20. Rxh4 e5 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Rd1 Rad8 23. Nf3 exd4 24. Rhxd4 Nb6 25. Rb4 Rd6 26. Na4 Nxa4 27. bxa4 Re7 28. Bc3 Ne4 29. Bxg7 Kxg7 30. Nd2 Rc6 31. Nxe4 dxe4 32. Rdd4 Rc2+ 33. Rd2 Rxd2+ 34. Kxd2 Kf6 35. Rb6+ Kf5 36. Ke2 Rc7 37. Kf1 Rd7 38. Kg2 Rf7 39. b4 Kg5 40. a5 Re7 41. Kg3 Rf7 42. Re6 Kf5 43. Rd6 Re7 44. Rb6 Rf7 45. b5 axb5 46. Rxb5+ Ke6 47. Kg4 Rxf2 48. Rxb7 Rf5 49. a6 Ra5 50. Rb6+ Kf7 51. Kf4 g5+ 52. Kxe4 g4 53. Kf4 Ra4+ 54. Kg3 Re4 55. Rb8 Rxe3+ 56. Kxg4 Ra3 57. Ra8 Ra5 58. Kf4 Kg7 59. Ke4 Rb5 60. Ra7+ Kg6 61. Kd4 Rb6 62. Ke5 Rc6 63. Ra8 Kg7 64. Ra7+ Kg6 65. Re7 Rxa6 66. Re6+ Rxe6+ 67. Kxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [C67]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (4.2), 2014-04-23
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. h3 h6 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. Nc3 Bd7 12. Bf4 Rd8 13. Ne4 Be7 14. g4 Nh4 15. Nxh4 Bxh4 16. Kg2 Be6 17. f3 b6 18. b3 c5 19. c4 Rd7 20. Bg3 Be7 21. Rxd7 Bxd7 22. Nc3 Kd8 23. Nd5 Re8 24. Rd1 Kc8 25. Nxc7 Rd8 26. Nd5 Re8 27. Be1 Bd8 28. Bc3 g6 29. Kg3 b5 30. cxb5 Bxb5 31. Ne3 Re6 32. f4 Ra6 33. Rd2 h5 34. gxh5 gxh5 35. Nf5 Rg6+ 36. Kh2 Bc6 37. Nd6+ Kb8 38. f5 Rg8 39. f6 Bb6 40. Nc4 Re8 41. Nd6 Rg8 42. Nxf7 c4 43. h4 Rg4 44. e6 Be3 45. Be5+ Ka8 46. Rd8+ Kb7 47. Bg3 c3 48. Rb8+ Ka6 49. Rc8 Bd5 50. Rxc3 Bd4 51. Rd3 Re4 52. Rd2 Rxe6 53. Ng5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [B12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (4.3), 2014-04-23
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Nxd4 9. cxd4 Ne7 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. g4 Bg6 12. f4 f5 13. exf6 Qxf6 14. f5 exf5 15. Be3 Bd6 16. Nxd5 Qh4 17. Bf4 Rd8 18. Bxd6 Rxd6 19. Nc7+ Kd8 20. Nb5 fxg4 21. Nxd6 g3 22. hxg3 Qxg3+ 23. Kh1 Qh3+ 24. Kg1 Qg3+ 25. Kh1 Qh3+ 26. Kg1 Qg3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 22, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2.5
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 1.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 1.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 1.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 1.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 0.5

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [B12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (3.1), 2014-04-22
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Bxc5 Qxc5 10. Nb5 Kf8 11. Nbd4 Nge7 12. O-O Be4 13. Re1 Qb4 14. a3 Qxb2 15. Rb1 Qxa3 16. Rxb7 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 h6 18. Qd2 g5 19. h4 g4 20. Nd4 Qa5 21. c3 Nxd4 22. Qxd4 Nf5 23. Qd2 d4 24. Bxg4 Qxc3 25. Qe2 Nxh4 26. Bh5 Rh7 27. Qe4 Rc8 28. Qxh7 Qxe1+ 29. Kh2 Qxe5+ 30. g3 Rc7 31. Rb8+ Ke7 32. Qxf7+ Kd6 33. Qf8+ Kd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E20]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (3.2), 2014-04-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nh5 7. Nh3 f5 8. e3 d6 9. Be2 c5 10. O-O Nc6 11. g4 fxg4 12. fxg4 Nf6 13. Nf2 h6 14. e4 e5 15. d5 Ne7 16. g5 hxg5 17. Bxg5 Qe8 18. Qd3 Qg6 19. Qg3 Bd7 20. Kh1 Rf7 21. Qh4 Raf8 22. Rae1 Qh7 23. Qxh7+ Nxh7 24. Be3 Ng6 25. Nd3 Rxf1+ 26. Rxf1 Rxf1+ 27. Bxf1 Nf6 28. Nf2 Nf4 29. h4 Ng6 30. Bg5 Nh7 31. Bd8 Kf7 32. Kh2 Nf6 33. Kg3 Nf4 34. Kf3 Ba4 35. Nh3 Bd1+ 36. Ke3 Ng6 37. Ng5+ Ke8 38. Ne6 Nxh4 39. Bc7 Kd7 40. Bb8 Bg4 41. Nxg7 a6 42. Bd3 Ng2+ 43. Kd2 Ke7 44. a4 Kf7 45. Bxd6 Kxg7 46. Bxe5 Nh4 47. Bg3 Ng6 48. e5 Nd7 49. e6 Nde5 50. Bxg6 Nxg6 51. Bd6 Kf6 52. Bxc5 Ke5 53. Ke3 Bd1 54. Bb6 Bxa4 55. Bc7+ Kf6 56. Kd4 Ke7 57. c5 Nh4 58. c4 Nf3+ 59. Kc3 Ng5 60. Kb4 Bd1 61. Bg3 Nxe6 62. dxe6 Bf3 63. Bh4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [A34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (3.3), 2014-04-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 g6 7. e4 Bg7 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 Rd8 16. Qc1 Na6 17. Bxe7 Rac8 18. Qg5 Nc5 19. Bxc5 Bxc5 20. Bg4 Rd2 21. Rxf7 Kxf7 22. Bxc8 Bxf2+ 23. Kh1 Qc4 24. Qf4+ Kg7 25. Qe5+ Kh6 26. Qf4+ Kg7 27. Qe5+ Kh6 28. Qf4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 22, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 1
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 1
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 1
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 0.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 0.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [D52]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (1.1), 2014-04-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Rc1 Nxc3 9. bxc3 Ba3 10. Rc2 b6 11. Be2 Ba6 12. O-O Bxe2 13. Qxe2 O-O 14. e4 Rac8 15. e5 Qa4 16. c4 Rfe8 17. Rd1 c5 18. d5 exd5 19. Rxd5 Nf8 20. h4 h6 21. Be3 Ng6 22. Qd3 Re6 23. h5 Ne7 24. Rd6 Bb4 25. Rc1 Re8 26. Rxe6 fxe6 27. Nh4 Qc6 28. a3 Ba5 29. Rd1 Qc7 30. Ng6 Nxg6 31. Qxg6 Qf7 32. Rd3 a6 33. a4 Rf8 34. g4 Qe8 35. Rd6 Qxa4 36. Qxe6+ Kh8 37. Bxh6 Qa1+ 38. Kg2 Rxf2+ 39. Kxf2 Qe1+ 40. Kg2 Qe4+ 41. Kh3 Qh1+ 42. Kg3 Qe1+ 43. Kf4 Bd2+ 44. Rxd2 Qxd2+ 45. Kf5 gxh6 46. Qe8+ Kg7 47. Qe7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [A33]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (1.2), 2014-04-20
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. a3 Bc5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. e4 O-O 9. Be2 b6 10. O-O Ba6 11. Bf4 d6 12. Nd2 Rc8 13. Re1 Nd7 14. b4 Bb7 15. Rc1 a6 16. Bf1 Re8 17. Qe2 Nce5 18. Be3 Nf6 19. Na4 Ned7 20. Bd4 Qc7 21. f3 Bc6 22. Nc3 Qb8 23. Kh1 Bd8 24. a4 Bc7 25. g3 Qa8 26. Ra1 Bb7 27. Bg2 h6 28. Rec1 Qb8 29. Re1 Qa8 30. Rec1 Qb8 31. f4 e5 32. fxe5 Nxe5 33. Nd5 Nxd5 34. cxd5 Bd8 35. Nf3 Nd7 36. Qd3 Bf6 37. Bh3 Bxd4 38. Qxd4 Rxc1+ 39. Rxc1 Qd8 40. Kg1 Re7 41. Rc3 a5 42. b5 Nc5 43. Re3 Bc8 44. Bg2 Bg4 45. Ne1 Bh5 46. Nc2 Bg6 47. Qc4 Re8 48. Nd4 Qf6 49. Nb3 Nxb3 50. Rxb3 Qa1+ 51. Kf2 f5 52. Re3 fxe4 53. Bxe4 Qe5 54. Kf3 Bxe4+ 55. Rxe4 Qf5+ 56. Ke3 Rc8 57. Qd3 Rf8 58. Kd2 Qg5+ 59. Kc2 Rf2+ 60. Kb3 Qf6 61. Re2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [C07]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (1.3), 2014-04-20
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nb3 Nc6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 a6 11. Re1 Qc7 12. Qe2 Bc5 13. c3 b5 14. Bb3 O-O 15. Bg5 Bb7 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Qh5 Bxd4 18. cxd4 Qf4 19. Re3 Be4 20. g3 Qf5 21. Qxf5 Bxf5 22. g4 Bg6 23. f4 f5 24. g5 Kg7 25. Rd1 h6 26. gxh6+ Kxh6 27. Kf2 Kg7 28. d5 exd5 29. Rxd5 Rae8 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Bc2 Rh8 32. Kg3 Re8 33. Rd2 Re3+ 34. Kf2 Rh3 35. Kg2 Re3 36. Kf2 Rh3 37. Ke1 Bh5 38. Bxf5 Re3+ 39. Kf1 b4 40. Bd3 Rf3+ 41. Kg2 Rxf4 42. Bxa6 f5 43. Rf2 Rg4+ 44. Kf1 Rh4 45. Be2 Bf7 46. Bd3 f4 47. a4 bxa3 48. bxa3 Rh3 49. Rd2 Be8 50. Ke1 Kf6 51. Kd1 Ke5 52. Re2+ Kd4 53. Bf5 Ba4+ 54. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [C67]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (2.1), 2014-04-21
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. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne2 Nh4 13. Nxh4 Bxh4 14. Be3 Be7 15. Rd2 h4 16. Rad1 Rh5 17. Bf4 a6 18. Nd4 c5 19. Ne2 Be6 20. Nc3 Rd8 21. Nd5 Rd7 22. Nxe7 Rxd2 23. Rxd2 Kxe7 24. a3 Rf5 25. Bh2 Rg5 26. Bf4 Rf5 27. Bh2 Rg5 28. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [D12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (2.2), 2014-04-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 h6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfd1 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Nbd7 13. b3 Qe7 14. Rac1 Rac8 15. Qe2 Ne4 16. Bb2 Rfd8 17. Ne1 Nd6 18. Ba3 f5 19. Nd3 Nf6 20. Bb4 Qc7 21. Qf3 dxc4 22. bxc4 Nf7 23. a4 a5 24. Be1 b6 25. Qg3 Qxg3 26. hxg3 Ra8 27. f3 Rdb8 28. Rc2 b5 29. Nc5 bxc4 30. Rxc4 Nd5 31. Bd2 e5 32. e4 fxe4 33. Nxe4 Nb6 34. Rxc6 Nd8 35. Rg6 Nc4 36. dxe5 Kh7 37. Rg4 Nxe5 38. Rh4 Ndf7 39. Bc3 Rb3 40. Rd5 Re8 41. Rf4 Re7 42. Bxa5 Ng6 43. Rff5 Nfe5 44. Rd1 Nc4 45. Rc1 Nxa5 46. Rxa5 Ra3 47. Rcc5 Ra2 48. Kh2 Rd7 49. Ra6 Ne7 50. g4 Rb7 51. Rb5 Rc7 52. Nc5 Rc6 53. Rxc6 Nxc6 54. Rb7 Nd4 55. Kh3 Kg8 56. Rb4 Ne2 57. g5 Ng1+ 58. Kg3 Ne2+ 59. Kg4 hxg5 60. Kxg5 Ng1 61. Rg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [D47]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (2.3), 2014-04-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 b4 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Bxe4 Bb7 11. a3 bxa3 12. O-O Bd6 13. Nd2 axb2 14. Bxb2 O-O 15. Ba3 Bxa3 16. Rxa3 Qc7 17. Qc2 h6 18. Nb3 c5 19. Bxb7 Qxb7 20. Nxc5 Nxc5 21. dxc5 Rfc8 22. Rc1 a5 23. c6 Qb5 24. c7 a4 25. h3 Qa5 26. Rd3 a3 27. Rd7 a2 28. Ra1 Ra7 29. Rxa2 Raxc7 30. Rxa5 Rxc2 31. Raa7 Rf8 32. Rdc7 Rxc7 33. Rxc7 g6 34. h4 Kg7 35. g3 h5 36. Kg2 Kf6 37. Kf3 Kg7 38. Kg2 Kf6 39. Kf3 Kg7 40. Kg2 Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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