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September 2015

FIDE World Cup 2015 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 29, 2015 in Chess news

Round 6

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 1.5
Giri, Anish NED 0.5

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Giri, Anish (2793) [B18]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.2), 2015-09-28
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nh3 Nf6 7. Nf4 e5 8. dxe5 Qa5+ 9. c3 Qxe5+ 10. Qe2 Nbd7 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Bf4 Qxe2+ 13. Bxe2 Bc5 14. Bf3 O-O-O 15. O-O Nd5 16. Bxd5 cxd5 17. Rad1 Nf8 18. Rfe1 Ne6 19. Be3 b6 20. Rd3 Kb7 21. Red1 Kc6 22. Ne2 Rh4 23. Nd4+ Bxd4 24. Bxd4 b5 25. g3 Rh5 26. Bxa7 Ra8 27. Be3 Rxa2 28. R1d2 Re5 29. h4 Ra4 30. Kg2 f6 31. Bd4 Rh5 32. Re3 Kd7 33. Red3 Kd6 34. Be3 Kc6 35. Rd1 Ra2 36. R1d2 Ra8 37. Rd1 Ra4 38. R1d2 Ra2 39. Kf1 Ra1+ 40. Rd1 Ra2 41. R1d2 Re5 42. Bd4 Rh5 43. Be3 Ra8 44. Rd1 Ra4 45. R3d2 Ra2 46. b3 Rxd2 47. Rxd2 b4 48. cxb4 Kb5 49. Bc5 Nxc5 50. bxc5 Kxc5 51. Ke2 g5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2.5
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 3.5

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Eljanov, Pavel (2717) [A29]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.2), 2015-09-28
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 exf3 10. Nxf3 Qe7 11. e3 Ne5 12. Nh4 d6 13. d3 Ng6 14. Nxg6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2717) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [A05]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.3), 2015-09-29
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. e4 Be7 6. Nc3 d6 7. d3 O-O 8. a4 Nb4 9. Nd2 h6 10. Nc4 Bg4 11. Qd2 Bd7 12. Nd1 Re8 13. Nde3 Bf8 14. c3 Nc6 15. f4 exf4 16. gxf4 Be6 17. Qf2 Bxc4 18. Nxc4 d5 19. exd5 Nxd5 20. Bd2 Nf6 21. Qf3 Na5 22. Ne5 Qb6 23. Rab1 Rad8 24. Kh1 Qb3 25. Be1 Qxa4 26. Bh4 Rd6 27. Ra1 Qb5 28. c4 Qa6 29. d4 Rxd4 30. Qc3 Ne4 31. Qxa5 Qxa5 32. Rxa5 Nd2 33. Rd1 Bd6 34. Bf2 Bxe5 35. fxe5 Nxc4 36. Bxd4 Nxa5 37. Bc3 Nc4 38. e6 Rxe6 39. Rd8+ Kh7 40. Bd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Eljanov, Pavel (2717) [A07]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.4), 2015-09-29
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 c6 4. c4 e6 5. cxd5 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 cxd5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d4 Nf6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. e3 O-O 11. Bd2 Rc8 12. Rc1 Nd7 13. Ne2 Nb6 14. Nf4 Nc4 15. Bc3 Bb4 16. b3 Nb6 17. Bb2 Qe7 18. Nd3 Ba3 19. Bxa3 Qxa3 20. Nc5 Rc7 21. Nxb7 Rxb7 22. Rxc6 Qxa2 23. Qd3 Nd7 24. Rb1 a5 25. Bd1 Nf6 26. Bc2 g6 27. f3 Qa3 28. Qc3 Qb4 29. Qxb4 axb4 30. Ra1 h5 31. h4 Re8 32. Kf2 Ree7 33. Ke2 Rec7 34. Rxc7 Rxc7 35. Kd2 Rb7 36. Ra8+ Kg7 37. Bd3 Nd7 38. e4 dxe4 39. Bxe4 Rb6 40. Ra4 e5 41. Ke3 Kf6 42. dxe5+ Kxe5 43. Ra5+ Kd6 44. Kd4 Rb8 45. Bd5 f6 46. Ra6+ Ke7 47. f4 Nb6 48. Ra7+ Kd6 49. Bf7 Rc8 50. Ra6 Kc6 51. Bxg6 Kb7 52. Ra5 Rc3 53. Be4+ Kb8 54. Rb5 Ka7 55. Rxh5  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2717) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [A05]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.5), 2015-09-29
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. e4 Be7 6. Nc3 d6 7. d3 O-O 8. a4 Nb4 9. h3 Re8 10. Re1 Bd7 11. Nd2 Bc6 12. Nc4 Bf8 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Na5 Bd7 16. Nb5 Qd8 17. Nc4 Be6 18. c3 Nc6 19. Ne3 a6 20. Na3 Rb8 21. Nd5 Ne7 22. Nc4 b5 23. axb5 axb5 24. Nce3 Nxd5 25. Nxd5 g6 26. Ra7 Bxd5 27. exd5 Qb6 28. Qa1 c4 29. dxc4 bxc4 30. Re2 Rb7 31. Ra6 Qb3 32. g4 Rb6 33. Ra5 Rb7 34. Be4 Qb6 35. Ra6 Qd8 36. Qa4 Qb8 37. Kg2 Rd8 38. Qxc4 Rxb2 39. Rxb2 Qxb2 40. Ra7 Qb6 41. Rc7 Bg7 42. h4 Bf6 43. h5 Bh4 44. Kh3 Qxf2 45. Qd3 gxh5 46. gxh5 Bg5 47. Qg3 Qf1+ 48. Qg2 Qf4 49. Qg4 Qe3+ 50. Kg2 Rb8 51. Rc8+ Rxc8 52. Qxc8+ Kg7 53. Qc4 Qd2+ 54. Kh3 Qd1 55. Qd3 Qxh5+ 56. Kg2 Qg4+ 57. Kh1 Bh4 58. Bf5 Qg5 59. Qf3 Be1 60. Bc2 Bd2 61. c4 Qh4+ 62. Kg2 Qxc4 63. Qf5 Qxd5+ 64. Be4 Qe6 65. Qh7+ Kf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Eljanov, Pavel (2717) [A04]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.6), 2015-09-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. d4 Bg7 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 f5 7. g3 Nf6 8. Bg2 Qa5 9. Qb3 Nbd7 10. Nd2 Nb6 11. O-O Bd7 12. Re1 Qa4 13. Bf1 Ne4 14. e3 O-O-O 15. Bd3 Nxd2 16. Bxd2 e5 17. f4 e4 18. Be2 h6 19. Kf2 g5 20. h4 Rdg8 21. Rh1 gxf4 22. exf4 Rg7 23. h5 Rhg8 24. Rhg1 Qa6 25. a4 Be8 26. Be1 Nd7 27. Ke3 Nf6 28. Rh1 Qa5 29. Bf2 b6 30. Rh3 Kd8 31. Be1 Ke7 32. Bf2 Kf8 33. Be1 Re7 34. Rh1 Rgg7 35. Ra3 Kg8 36. Bf2 Kh8 37. Be1 Rg8 38. Bf2 Reg7 39. Rh3 Qa6 40. Qd1 Ng4+ 41. Bxg4 fxg4 42. Rh1 Qxc4 43. Qe2 Qxd5 44. Rd1 Qe6 45. c4 Rd7 46. Rd5 Bf7 47. Be1 Qe8 48. Rf5 Kh7 49. Bc3 Be6 50. Rf6 Rf7 51. Rg6 Rxg6 52. hxg6+ Kxg6 53. Ra1 h5 54. Rd1 Rd7 55. Qh2 Qd8 56. Ba1 d5 57. cxd5 Rxd5 58. Qb2 Rd3+ 59. Ke2 Qd4 60. Qxd4 cxd4 61. Rxd3 Bc4 62. Bxd4 exd3+ 63. Ke3 Kf5 64. Bc3 a5 65. Be1 Ke6 66. Bc3 Kf5 67. Be1 Kf6 68. Bd2 Kg6 69. Bc3 Kf5  ½ – ½ (view game)
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FIDE World Cup 2015 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 27, 2015 in Chess news

Round 6.1

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 1
Giri, Anish NED 0

Giri, Anish (0) – Svidler, Peter (0) [C92]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.1), 2015-09-27
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 d6 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 exd4 12. cxd4 Nd7 13. Nf1 Na5 14. Bc2 Bf6 15. Rb1 c5 16. d5 Nc4 17. b3 Nce5 18. N3h2 Ng6 19. Ng3 Bc8 20. Rf1 Nb6 21. Ng4 Bxg4 22. hxg4 h6 23. Nf5 Ne7 24. Ne3 b4 25. g3 a5 26. Kg2 a4 27. bxa4 Qd7 28. Qd3 Ng6 29. Nf5 Nxa4 30. Bxa4 Rxa4 31. Rh1 Ne7 32. g5 hxg5 33. Ne3 Rxa2 34. Bd2 Ng6 35. Nf5 Ne5 36. Qe2 g6 37. Nh6+ Kg7 38. Nf5+ Kg8 39. Nh6+ Kg7 40. Nf5+ gxf5 41. Qh5 Ng6  0 – 1 (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Eljanov, Pavel UKR 0.5
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 0.5

Eljanov, Pavel (0) – Karjakin, Sergey (0) [E15]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.1), 2015-09-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. Bc3 d5 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. Nd2 O-O 12. O-O Rc8 13. Re1 c5 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Rc1 cxd4 16. Bxd4 Nc5 17. Bb2 d4 18. Nf3 d3 19. exd3 Nxd3 20. Rxc8 Qxc8 21. Rxe7 Nxb2 22. Qd7 Qc1+ 23. Re1 Qc8 24. Qxc8 Rxc8 25. Bh3 Rd8 26. Ne5 g6 27. Bf1 Bxf1 28. Kxf1 a5 29. Re3 f6 30. Ng4 Kf7 31. Rc3 h5 32. Ne3 Nd3 33. Rc7+ Ke6 34. Rb7 Nc1 35. Rxb6+ Kf7 36. Rb7+ Ke6 37. Rb6+ Kf7 38. a4 Rd3 39. b4 axb4 40. Rxb4 Ra3 41. Nc4 Ra1 42. Kg2 Nd3 43. Rb7+ Ke6 44. Rb6+ Ke7 45. a5 Ra4 46. Rc6 Ne1+ 47. Kf1 Nf3 48. Rc7+ Ke6 49. Ke2 Nxh2 50. Kd3 Nf3 51. Rc6+ Kf5 52. Kc3 g5 53. Rc5+ Ke6 54. Kb3 Ra1 55. Kb2 Ra4 56. Kb3 Ra1 57. Kb2 Ra4 58. Nb6 Rb4+ 59. Ka3 Rb1 60. Ka2 Rb4 61. Rc6+ Kf5 62. a6 Ne5 63. Rxf6+ Kxf6 64. Nd5+ Ke6 65. Nxb4 Nd7 66. Nd3 Kd6 67. a7 Nb6 68. Kb3 Kc7 69. Kc3 Kb7 70. Kd4 Kxa7 71. Ke4 Nc4 72. Ne5 Nb2 73. Nf7 h4 74. Nxg5 hxg3 75. fxg3 Kb7 76. g4 Kc8 77. Kf5 Nd1  ½ – ½ (view game)
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FIDE World Cup 2015 Round 5.3

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 26, 2015 in Chess news

Round 5.3

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 3.5
Wei, Yi CHN 2.5

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Wei, Yi (2734) [D97]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.3), 2015-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Be6 8. Qd3 c5 9. d5 Bg4 10. Ng5 h6 11. h3 Bc8 12. Nf3 e6 13. dxe6 Bxe6 14. Be3 Qe7 15. Rd1 Nc6 16. Qd6 Qxd6 17. Rxd6 c4 18. Rxe6 fxe6 19. Bxc4 Rfe8 20. Nb5 Na5 21. Bd3 Rec8 22. Ke2 Nc4 23. Nxa7 Nxe3 24. Nxc8 Nxg2 25. Ne7+ Kf7 26. Nxg6 Kxg6 27. Rg1 Rxa2 28. Rxg2+ Kf7 29. Ne5+ Kf8 30. Ng6+ Kf7 31. Nf4 Rxb2+ 32. Ke3 Bf8 33. Bc4 Rb6 34. Nxe6 Rxe6 35. e5 Nd7 36. f4 b5 37. Bxe6+ Kxe6 38. Rd2 b4 39. f5+ Kxf5 40. Rxd7 Kxe5 41. Kd3 Kf6 42. Rd5 Ke6 43. Rb5 Kf6 44. Ke4 Be7 45. Kf4 Bd6+ 46. Ke4 Be7 47. Kf4 Bd6+ 48. Kg4 Ke6 49. Kh5 Kd7 50. Kxh6 Kc6 51. Rf5 b3 52. Rf1 Kc5 53. h4 b2 54. Rb1 Be5 55. Kg6 Kc4 56. Rxb2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2734) – Svidler, Peter (2727) [C50]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.4), 2015-09-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. h3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. Bb3 Ba7 8. Nbd2 h6 9. Qe2 Be6 10. Bxe6 fxe6 11. Nf1 O-O 12. Ng3 Qe8 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Qxe3 Nh5 15. Nxh5 Qxh5 16. O-O Ne7 17. Kh2 Rf6 18. d4 Raf8 19. Ng1 Ng6 20. g3 Qg5 21. Qe2 h5 22. dxe5 dxe5 23. Rad1 h4 24. Rd3 hxg3+ 25. Rxg3 Qh4 26. Qe3 Qh5 27. Rg4 Nf4 28. Qg3 Qh7 29. Rg5 R8f7 30. Rd1 Qh6 31. Qg4 Kh7 32. Rd8 g6 33. f3 Nh5 34. Qg2 Rf8 35. Rd7+ R6f7 36. Rd1 Qg7 37. Qg4 Qf6 38. h4 Nf4 39. Kh1 Kg7 40. Rd2 Rh8 41. Qg3 Rh6 42. c4 Kf8 43. b3 Rfh7 44. Rh2 Ke8 45. Rg4 Kd7 46. Qf2 Kc8 47. Ne2 Nxe2 48. Qxe2 Rxh4 49. Rhxh4 Rxh4+ 50. Rxh4 Qxh4+ 51. Kg2 Qg5+ 52. Kh2 Kd7 53. Qd3+ Ke7 54. Qc3 Qf4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Wei, Yi (2734) [D97]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.5), 2015-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Be6 8. Qb5 Bd7 9. Qb3 c5 10. d5 Qb6 11. Bc4 Bg4 12. Be3 Nbd7 13. Nd2 Ne5 14. h3 Bc8 15. Be2 e6 16. Qxb6 axb6 17. f4 Ned7 18. dxe6 fxe6 19. Bc4 Nb8 20. O-O Nc6 21. e5 Ne8 22. a3 g5 23. fxg5 Nxe5 24. Be2 Nd6 25. g4 Bd7 26. Nce4 Nxe4 27. Nxe4 Bc6 28. Nf6+ Kh8 29. Bd2 Ng6 30. Bc3 e5 31. Kh2 h6 32. Nh5 hxg5 33. Bd3 Nh4 34. Nxg7 Nf3+ 35. Kg3 Kxg7 36. Bf5 Nd4 37. Rae1 Rae8 38. Re3 Rf7 39. Rfe1 Rxf5 40. gxf5 Nxf5+ 41. Kg4 Nxe3+ 42. Rxe3 Kf6 43. Re1 Bd7+ 44. Kg3 Bf5 45. h4 gxh4+ 46. Kxh4 Bd3 47. Kg4 Bf5+ 48. Kf3 Bd7 49. Rxe5 Rxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2734) – Svidler, Peter (2727) [A01]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.6), 2015-09-25
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Ne2 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Ng3 a6 8. Be2 Bf8 9. c4 d5 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nc3 Be6 12. Rc1 Ndb4 13. d3 Qd7 14. a3 Nd5 15. Nce4 a5 16. Ng5 Nb6 17. Nxe6 Qxe6 18. Bg4 Qd6 19. Qc2 Nd5 20. Rfd1 Red8 21. Bf3 g6 22. Ne4 Qe6 23. Nc5 Bxc5 24. Qxc5 Ra6 25. Qc4 Rb6 26. g3 Nde7 27. Qxe6 fxe6 28. b4 axb4 29. axb4 Nd5 30. Bc3 Rd7 31. d4 exd4 32. Bxd4 Rxb4 33. Bc5 Ra4 34. Be2 Ra5 35. e4 Nf6 36. Rxd7 Nxd7 37. Be3 Kf7 38. Rb1 Nd8 39. f4 b6 40. Rd1 Ke7 41. f5 exf5 42. exf5 Nf7 43. Bf4 Nde5 44. Rc1 c6 45. Be3 b5 46. Bc5+ Kf6 47. fxg6 hxg6 48. Rf1+ Ke6 49. Bd1 Ng5 50. Bb3+ Nc4 51. Kg2 Ra8 52. Bb4 Ne4 53. Re1 Kd5 54. Rd1+ Ke5 55. Re1 Kd4 56. Rd1+ Ke3 57. Rc1 c5 58. Re1+ Kd4 59. Rd1+ Ke5 60. Bxc4 bxc4 61. Be1 Ra3 62. Kf1 Ra2 63. Rc1 Kd4 64. Rd1+ Ke3 65. Rc1 Kd3 66. Rd1+ Nd2+ 67. Bxd2 Rxd2 68. Ke1 c3  0 – 1 (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 4

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) [C67]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.3), 2015-09-25
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 Be6 11. g4 Ne7 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. f4 h5 14. f5 hxg4 15. hxg4 Rh4 16. Rf4 Nd5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Nf3 Rh8 19. Be3 c5 20. c3 g5 21. Nxg5 Bh6 22. Rf2 Rg8 23. Rh2 Bxg5 24. Bxg5 Bxf5 25. gxf5 Rxg5+ 26. Rg2 Rxg2+ 27. Kxg2 Ke7 28. Rd1 Rg8+ 29. Kf3 Rg5 30. Kf4 Rg2 31. Rxd5 b6 32. b3 Rf2+ 33. Ke4 Re2+ 34. Kf3 Rxa2 35. Rd3 Ra1 36. Ke4 Re1+ 37. Kd5 f6 38. exf6+ Kxf6 39. Rf3 Re5+ 40. Kc6 c4 41. bxc4 Rc5+ 42. Kb7 Rxc4 43. Kxa7 b5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [E21]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.4), 2015-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bd2 Bb7 6. g3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O d5 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Qc2 Nd7 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Ng5 g6 14. Rad1 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Be7 16. Ne4 Qc8 17. Qxc8 Rfxc8 18. Bg5 Nc5 19. Bxe7 Nxe4 20. f3 Rc7 21. Bd8 Rcc8 22. Bh4 Nc5 23. Rd2 Kg7 24. Rfd1 e5 25. Rd6 Ne6 26. Rxe6 fxe6 27. Rd7+ Kg8 28. Bf6 Rc2 29. Rg7+ Kf8 30. Rxh7 Rxe2+ 31. Kh3 e4 32. Kg4 exf3 33. Kxf3 Rc2 34. Kg4 Rc5 35. Rh8+ Kf7 36. Rxa8 Kxf6 37. Rxa7 Rc2 38. b4 Rc4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) [C65]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.5), 2015-09-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 d6 5. O-O Be7 6. c3 O-O 7. Re1 a6 8. Ba4 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Nbd2 d4 11. h3 Nd7 12. Bb3 Bb7 13. Bd5 dxc3 14. bxc3 Bd6 15. Nb3 Nb6 16. c4 Na4 17. Bd2 Qe7 18. Qc2 bxc4 19. dxc4 Bb4 20. Bxc6 Bxc6 21. Bxb4 Qxb4 22. Nxe5 Qd6 23. Nxc6 Qxc6 24. Nd4 Qc5 25. Nb3 Qe5 26. Rad1 Rfe8 27. Re3 Rab8 28. Rd5 Qb2 29. Qxb2 Nxb2 30. c5 Nc4 31. Re2 a5 32. Rd4 a4 33. Rxc4 axb3 34. axb3 Rxb3 35. Rd2 Kf8 36. f3 Rb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [E21]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.6), 2015-09-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. g3 Bb7 6. Bg2 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. d5 Na6 10. Nd4 e5 11. Nf5 Bc8 12. Qc2 Nc5 13. e4 Bxf5 14. exf5 h6 15. h3 Re8 16. Be3 Qd7 17. g4 Qa4 18. Qe2 Nfd7 19. h4 f6 20. Kh2 Kf7 21. Kg3 Rh8 22. Rh1 e4 23. Bd4 Ne5 24. Bxe5 dxe5 25. Bxe4 Rad8 26. Rab1 Qa3 27. Rhc1 Rd6 28. f3 Ke7 29. Rc2 Kd8 30. Qe3 Kc8 31. Rb4 Rhd8 32. Rcb2 Re8 33. Rb5 Kd7 34. Bc2 Ke7 35. Kf2 a6 36. R5b4 Kf7 37. Ke2 Qa5 38. Kd2 Qa3 39. Kc1 Rh8 40. Kb1 Rdd8 41. Ka1 Rd6 42. Kb1 Rdd8 43. Be4 Rd6 44. Rg2 Kf8 45. Ka1 Ke7 46. Rb1 Kd8 47. Rgb2 Kc8 48. Bc2 Rdd8 49. Rg1 Rd6 50. Rbb1 Rdd8 51. Rgc1 Rd6 52. Be4 Rdd8 53. Qd2 Rd6 54. Qc2 Qa4 55. Qe2 Qa3 56. Qd2 Rdd8 57. Rh1 Rd6 58. Qc2 Qa4 59. g5 hxg5 60. Qxa4 Nxa4 61. hxg5 Rdd8 62. Bc2 Nc5 63. Rbg1 Kd7 64. Kb2 Kd6 65. a4 Nb7 66. Kc1 Na5 67. Bd3 Nb3+ 68. Kd1 Nc5 69. Bc2 Nb7 70. Ke2 Na5 71. Bd3 Nb7 72. Ke3 Nc5 73. Bc2 Rdf8 74. Kf2 Nb7 75. Ke3 Nc5 76. Ke2 Nb7 77. Kf2 Nc5 78. Ke3 Nb7 79. f4 Nc5 80. Kf3 e4+ 81. Kg4 Re8 82. Re1 a5 83. Rh5 Kd7 84. Re2 Kd6 85. Bd1 Nd3 86. Reh2 Rxh5 87. Rxh5 Nf2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Eljanov, Pavel UKR 1.5
Nakamura, Hikaru USA 0.5

Name Fed Pts
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 0.5
Giri, Anish NED 1.5

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FIDE World Cup 2015 Round 5.2

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 24, 2015 in Chess news

Round 5.2

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 1
Wei, Yi CHN 1

Wei, Yi (0) – Svidler, Peter (0) [C50]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.2), 2015-09-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. h3 d6 6. c3 O-O 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Nh5 10. Bh2 Qf6 11. Nbd2 Nf4 12. Bxf4 gxf4 13. Qe2 Kh8 14. O-O-O Rg8 15. Rdg1 Bd7 16. g4 fxg3 17. Rxg3 Ne7 18. d4 Bb6 19. Qd3 Rad8 20. Rxg8+ Kxg8 21. Qe3 Nc6 22. Rg1+ Kh7 23. Qd3 Rg8 24. Rxg8 Kxg8 25. dxe5 Nxe5 26. Nxe5 Qxe5 27. Qf3 Qe7 28. h4 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Eljanov, Pavel UKR 1.5
Nakamura, Hikaru USA 0.5

Nakamura, Hikaru (0) – Eljanov, Pavel (0) [A13]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.2), 2015-09-24
1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qxc4 c5 7. Ne5 Qc8 8. O-O Nc6 9. Nxd7 Qxd7 10. Nc3 Be7 11. Qa4 Rc8 12. d3 O-O 13. Be3 Rfd8 14. Rac1 b6 15. Rfd1 h6 16. h3 Ne8 17. Nb5 Bf6 18. b3 Nd6 19. Nxd6 Qxd6 20. Bxc6 Qxc6 21. Qg4 Kf8 22. Rc4 Qd5 23. Rdc1 h5 24. Qf4 Bb2 25. R1c2 Be5 26. Qe4 Qxe4 27. Rxe4 Bd6 28. Rh4 g6 29. Rhc4 Rb8 30. d4 cxd4 31. Rxd4 Ke8 32. Kg2 Rb7 33. Rdc4 Ke7 34. Bg5+ f6 35. Be3 Rdd7 36. Rc8 Rd8 37. R8c4 Rdd7 38. Ra4 Rbc7 39. Rxc7 Rxc7 40. h4 e5 41. f4 Ke6 42. fxe5 Bxe5 43. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 1
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 1

Karjakin, Sergey (0) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (0) [D37]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.2), 2015-09-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bf4 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. Nxb5 Bb4+ 8. Nc3 Nd5 9. Qc2 N7b6 10. Bg3 O-O 11. Be2 c5 12. O-O cxd4 13. Nxd4 Bb7 14. Bf3 Qd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 0.5
Giri, Anish NED 1.5

Giri, Anish (0) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (0) [E60]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.2), 2015-09-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 b6 6. O-O Bb7 7. Nc3 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bd2 c5 10. dxc5 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nd7 13. cxb6 axb6 14. Qd4 Qc7 15. Rfb1 Ra5 16. Qb4 e6 17. Qe7 Qd8 18. Qxd8 Rxd8 19. Rd1 Bc6 20. Nd4 Ba4 21. Rdb1 e5 22. Nb3 Ra7 23. Nd2 Rc8 24. c4 Bc6 25. Rb2 Kg7 26. f3 Re8 27. Kf2 e4 28. Nb3 exf3 29. gxf3 Ba4 30. Rd1 Re5 31. Rd5 Rxd5 32. cxd5 Bxb3 33. axb3 Kf6 34. f4 g5 35. Rc2 gxf4 36. exf4 Ke7 37. Rc6 Nf6 38. Bf3 Rd7 39. Rxb6 Nxd5 40. Bxd5 Rxd5 41. Kg3 h5 42. Kh4 Rf5 43. Rb4 Rd5 44. Rc4 Kf6 45. b4 Kg6 46. Rc6+ f6 47. Rc2 Rb5 48. Rb2 Kf5 49. Kg3 Ke4 50. Rb1 Kd3 51. Kf3 Kc2 52. Ra1 Rxb4 53. Ra5 Rb3+ 54. Ke4 h4 55. Kf5 Kd3 56. Kxf6 Ke4 57. f5 h3 58. Ra4+ Kf3 59. Kg5 Rb5 60. Ra2 Rb4 61. f6 Rg4+ 62. Kf5 Rf4+ 63. Ke6 Re4+ 64. Kd6 Rd4+ 65. Ke7 Re4+ 66. Kf8 Rb4 67. f7 Rf4 68. Rb2 Ra4 69. Rb6  1 – 0 (view game)

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FIDE World Cup 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 23, 2015 in Chess news

Round 5

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 0.5
Wei, Yi CHN 0.5

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Wei, Yi (2734) [D42]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.1), 2015-09-23
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Qe2 cxd4 10. exd4 Bd7 11. Qe4 g6 12. Bh6 Re8 13. Rac1 Bf6 14. Nxd5 exd5 15. Qf4 Bh8 16. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 17. Rxe1 Qf6 18. Qc7 Qd8 19. Qf4 Qf6 20. Qc7 Qd8 21. Qf4 Qf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Eljanov, Pavel UKR 1
Nakamura, Hikaru USA 0

Eljanov, Pavel (2717) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2814) [E06]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.1), 2015-09-23
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 Bd5 11. Qc2 Be4 12. Qc1 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Rd1 a5 15. Nbd2 Bh7 16. Nb3 c6 17. Qc3 Be7 18. Nc5 Qc7 19. Ne5 Na6 20. Nxb7 Qxb7 21. Bxc6 Qc7 22. Bxa8 Qxc3 23. bxc3 Rxa8 24. Nc6 Bd8 25. Nxd8 Rxd8 26. f3 Rc8 27. Ra3 Bg6 28. Kf2 Rb8 29. Rd2 f6 30. Raa2 Rb3 31. Rab2 Rxc3 32. Rb5 Bc2 33. Rxa5 Nc7 34. Ra7 f5 35. a5 Kh7 36. Rb7 Rc4 37. Rb6 Ba4 38. a6 Bc6 39. a7 Bd5 40. Ra2 Rxd4 41. Rc2 Na8 42. Ra6 Rd1 43. h4 h5 44. Ke3 Rg1 45. Kf4 Rg2 46. Rd6 Rg1 47. Rc8 Ra1 48. Kg5 Rxa7 49. Rdd8 g6 50. Rh8+ Kg7 51. Rcg8+ Kf7 52. Rxg6 Ra6 53. Rh7+ Kf8 54. Kxh5 Nb6 55. Kg5 Nc4 56. h5 Nd6 57. Rf6+ Kg8 58. Rd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 0.5
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 0.5

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [E21]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.1), 2015-09-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. a3 Bd6 10. b4 a6 11. Qb3 Qe7 12. Ra2 Nbd7 13. Re2 b5 14. Nd2 Ne4 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Qxd5 Nc3 17. Qc6 Nxe2+ 18. Bxe2 Nb6 19. e4 a5 20. Bxb5 axb4 21. a4 Qe6 22. Qc2 Bf4 23. d5 Qe7 24. Bc6 Ra7 25. g3 Be5 26. Nf3 Bc3 27. Bg5 Qd6 28. Be3 Ra5 29. Nd4 Nc4 30. Bf4 Qf6 31. Nb3 Ra6 32. Bb5 Na3 33. Qe2 Nxb5 34. Qxb5 Rfa8 35. Bxc7 Rxa4 36. d6 Be5 37. Nc5 Bxd6 38. Bxd6 Ra2 39. Bf4 Qc3 40. Be3 h6 41. Rc1 Ra1 42. Rxa1 Rxa1+ 43. Kg2 Kh7 44. Qe8 Qc4 45. Nd7 Qf1+ 46. Kf3 Qd1+ 47. Kf4 Qd6+ 48. Kf3 Qd1+ 49. Kf4 Qd6+ 50. e5 g5+ 51. Kg4 Qe6+ 52. Qxe6 fxe6 53. Nc5 Kg6 54. Kf3 Kf7 55. Ke2 Rh1 56. Bd2 Rb1 57. Kd3 b3 58. Be3 Kg6 59. Nxe6 Kf5 60. Nd4+ Kxe5 61. Kc3 Ke4 62. Nxb3 Rh1 63. Nd2+ Kf5 64. Nf3 Ke4 65. Nd2+ Kf5 66. Kd3 Rxh2 67. Ke2 Rh1 68. Nf1 h5 69. f3 h4 70. g4+ Kg6 71. f4 gxf4 72. Bxf4 Rg1 73. Ne3 Ra1 74. Nf5 h3 75. Nh4+ Kf6 76. Nf3 Ra2+ 77. Ke3 Rg2 78. Nh2 Kg6 79. Kf3 Rg1 80. Be3 Rg2 81. Nf1 Kh7 82. Bf2 Kg6 83. Ne3 Rh2 84. Kg3 Rh1 85. Nf5 h2 86. Nh4+ Kh7 87. Nf3 Rg1+ 88. Kxh2 Rxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Name Fed Pts
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 0.5
Giri, Anish NED 0.5

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2744) – Giri, Anish (2793) [C42]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.1), 2015-09-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nd7 9. O-O-O c6 10. Kb1 d5 11. c4 Nb6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Bc4 Be6 14. Rhe1 Bb4 15. c3 Be7 16. Bb3 Qa5 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Bc2 Rfe8 19. Nb3 Qc7 20. Bc5 Bxc5 21. Nxc5 Rxe1 22. Rxe1 Re8 23. Rxe8+ Bxe8 24. Qe2 Kf8 25. g3 Nf6 26. Qe3 b6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Levon Aronian wins the Sinquefield Cup 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 2, 2015 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2765 6
2 Giri, Anish NED 2793 5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2853 5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2731 5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2814 5
6 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2816 4.5
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2771 4.5
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2816 3.5
9 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2808 3.5
10 So, Wesley USA 2779 3

Topalov,V (2816) – Aronian,L (2765) [D39]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (9), 2015-08-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. Qa4+ Nc6 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Qd5 9. Bxf6 gxf6 10. Nd2 b5 11. Qc2 a6 12. e4 Qd7 13. g3 Bb7 14. Bg2 Ne7 15. O-O O-O 16. Rfd1 Rad8 17. a4 c5 18. axb5 axb5 19. Nf3 Qc7 20. Rab1 f5 21. exf5 Nxf5 22. Rxb5 Bxf3 23. Bxf3 cxd4 24. Qc1 dxc3 25. Rxf5 Rxd1+ 26. Bxd1 exf5 27. Qg5+ Kh8 28. Qf6+ Kg8 29. Qg5+ Kh8 30. Qf6+ Kg8 31. Qg5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2816) – Carlsen,M (2853) [C67]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (9), 2015-08-31
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 h5 10. Nc3 Be7 11. Rd1+ Ke8 12. Ne2 Nh4 13. Nxh4 Bxh4 14. f3 Bf5 15. Nd4 Bg6 16. Bf4 Be7 17. g4 Rd8 18. Kg2 hxg4 19. hxg4 Bc5 20. c3 Bxd4 21. Rxd4 Rxd4 22. cxd4 Ke7 23. Rc1 Ke6 24. Be3 f6 25. exf6 gxf6 26. Bd2 Rd8 27. Bc3 Kf7 28. Kg3 Re8 29. Rh1 Bd3 30. Re1 Rxe1 31. Bxe1 Bc4 32. a3 b6 33. Kf4 a5 34. Ke3 a4 35. Bg3 b5 36. Bxc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2731) – Giri,A (2793) [C78]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (9), 2015-08-31
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 h6 11. h3 Re8 12. Re1 Rb8 13. a3 Na5 14. Ba2 exd4 15. Bxd4 Nc6 16. Bxb6 Rxb6 17. c4 b4 18. c5 dxc5 19. e5 Nh7 20. Ne4 Qxd1 21. Raxd1 b3 22. Bb1 c4 23. Nc3 Nf8 24. Be4 Ne7 25. Na4 Rb5 26. Nd4 Ra5 27. Nc3 g5 28. Bf3 Ne6 29. Nc6 Nxc6 30. Bxc6 Rf8 31. Bd5 Nf4 32. Bxc4 Be6 33. Bxe6 Nxe6 34. Re3 Kg7 35. Ne2 Rb8 36. Nd4 Nxd4 37. Rxd4 Re8 38. f4 gxf4 39. Rxf4 Rexe5 40. Rxb3 Rab5 41. Rbf3 f5 42. b4 a5 43. Rc3 c5 44. bxc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2814) – Grischuk,A (2771) [B51]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (9), 2015-08-31
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. c3 b5 7. Bc2 Bb7 8. Re1 Rc8 9. a4 b4 10. a5 Qc7 11. d3 bxc3 12. bxc3 e6 13. h3 Be7 14. Bf4 O-O 15. Nbd2 Bc6 16. Nc4 Bb5 17. Nfd2 Rfd8 18. Bg3 Ne8 19. Kh2 Rb8 20. Ne3 Ne5 21. Qe2 Nc6 22. Nb3 Ne5 23. Nd2 Nc6 24. Ndc4 Nf6 25. Kh1 Ne5 26. f4 Nxc4 27. dxc4 Bc6 28. Nd1 g6 29. Bh2 Nh5 30. Qe3 Bh4 31. g3 Be7 32. Kg1 Re8 33. e5 Ng7 34. g4 f5 35. exf6 Bxf6 36. Nf2 Bh4 37. Re2 Bxf2+ 38. Rxf2 Rf8 39. Bg3 Rbe8 40. Kh2 Rf7 41. Rd1 Rd7 42. Rfd2 Qd8 43. h4 Rf8 44. Rf2 Kh8 45. Rb1 Qxa5 46. h5 gxh5 47. f5 exf5 48. gxf5 Qd8 49. f6 Ne8 50. Bh4 Rdf7 51. Qh6 Rg8 52. Re1 d5 53. Qxh5 Qd6+ 54. Re5 d4 55. cxd4 Qxd4 56. Re7 Rxe7 57. fxe7 Qd6+ 58. Kh3 Bd7+ 59. Bf5 Qd3+ 60. Rf3 Bxf5+ 61. Qxf5 Qxf5+ 62. Rxf5 Kg7 63. Bg3 h6 64. Be5+ Kh7 65. Rf7+ Kg6 66. Rf8 Kh7 67. Bf4 a5 68. Bxh6 a4 69. Be3 a3 70. Bxc5 a2 71. Bd4 Nc7 72. Ba1 Ne8 73. c5 Nc7 74. c6 Ne8 75. Kh4 Nc7 76. Kh5 Ne8 77. c7  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – So,W (2779) [A15]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (9), 2015-08-31
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 Bg7 8. Nc3 d6 9. Be3 Nbd7 10. Rac1 Rc8 11. b3 a6 12. Rfd1 O-O 13. Qh4 Re8 14. Bh3 Rc7 15. g4 Qa8 16. Bd4 h6 17. g5 hxg5 18. Nxg5 e6 19. Be3 Qb8 20. Bf4 Bf8 21. Rxd6 e5 22. Rxd7 exf4 23. Rcd1 Bg7 24. R7d3 Rce7 25. Bg2 Bxg2 26. Kxg2 Nh5 27. Nd5 Rxe2 28. Qg4 Qd6 29. Qf3 Qc5 30. R3d2 R2e5 31. h4 b5 32. Rc2 b4 33. Rcd2 a5 34. Qg4 Bh6 35. Kf1 Rf5 36. Nf3 Bg7 37. Qg2 a4 38. Rd3 Qa5 39. Ng5 axb3 40. axb3 Bf8 41. Qf3 Bc5 42. Ne4 Kg7 43. Nxc5 Qxc5 44. Rd4 Kh6 45. Qd3 Kh7 46. Qf3 Re6 47. Kg1 Qa5 48. Kg2 Kh6 49. R1d3 Qd8 50. Qg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sinquefield Cup 2015 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 1, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2765 5.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2793 4.5
3 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2771 4.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2853 4.5
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2731 4.5
6 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2816 4
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2814 4
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2816 3
9 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2808 3
10 So, Wesley USA 2779 2.5

Aronian, Levon (2765) – Anand, Viswanathan (2816) [A29]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (8.1), 2015-08-31
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 exf3 10. Nxf3 d5 11. d4 dxc4 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. e4 Bg4 15. Qa4 Qd6 16. Rae1 Rab8 17. Qxc4 b5 18. e5 bxc4 19. exd6 cxd6 20. Rxe8+ Rxe8 21. Nd2 Na5 22. Ne4 Rd8 23. Rb1 d5 24. Nc5 Be6 25. Rb5 Nc6 26. Na6 Rd7 27. a4 Kf8 28. Nc5 Rc7 29. Na6 Rd7 30. Nc5 Rc7 31. Na6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2853) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2814) [D31]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (8.2), 2015-08-31
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. a3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Qc2 Qa5 10. Rd1 Be7 11. Be2 Ne4 12. cxd5 Nxc3 13. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 14. bxc3 exd5 15. Rxd5 Bxa3 16. Nd4 Nxd4 17. exd4 b6 18. Kd2 Be6 19. Rb5 Bd7 20. Rb3 Be7 21. Bf3 Ba4 22. Rb2 Rad8 23. Ra1 b5 24. Bc6 a6 25. Bb7 Bd6 26. Be3 a5 27. Bc6 Rb8 28. d5 Rfd8 29. Kd3 Bf8 30. Bd4 f6 31. Ke4 Bd6 32. c4 Bb4 33. Ba7 f5+ 34. Kf3 Rbc8 35. cxb5 Bxb5 36. Bxb5 Bc3 37. Rab1 Bxb2 38. Rxb2 Rxd5 39. Be3 Rb8 40. Bc4 Rxb2 41. Bxd5+ Kh8 42. Bd4 Rb1 43. Ke2 a4 44. g3 a3 45. Kd2 h5 46. h4 Kh7 47. Bc4 g6 48. Kc2 Re1 49. Be3 f4 50. Bxf4 a2 51. Bxa2 Re2+ 52. Kb3 Rxf2 53. Bb1 Re2 54. Kc4 Kg7 55. Kd5 Re1 56. Bc2 Re2 57. Bd3 Re1 58. Be4 Rd1+ 59. Ke5 Re1 60. Bd2 Re2 61. Bc3 Kh6 62. Bb4 Rf2 63. Bc5 Rf1 64. Bb4 Rf2 65. Be7 Rf1 66. Bf6 Rg1 67. Bg5+ Kg7 68. Bf4 Re1 69. Kd5 Rd1+ 70. Ke6 Re1 71. Ke5 Re2 72. Kd5 Re1 73. Bd3 Kh7 74. Kd4 Kg7 75. Be3 Ra1 76. Ke4 Ra4+ 77. Kf3 Ra3 78. Bb5 Rb3 79. Be8 Rb1 80. Bc6 Rb4 81. Bd2 Rb6 82. Bc3+ Kh6 83. Bd5 Rb1 84. Kf4 Rf1+ 85. Ke5 Rg1 86. Bd2+ Kg7 87. Bf4 Re1+ 88. Kd6 Kf6 89. Bf3 Kf5 90. Kd5 Rf1 91. Be4+ Kg4 92. Bxg6 Rxf4 93. gxf4 Kxf4 94. Bxh5 Kg3 95. Bd1 Kxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2771) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2731) [A15]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (8.3), 2015-08-31
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 c5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. Nc3 Qc7 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. cxd5 Qb6 10. Nb3 d6 11. O-O Na6 12. Be3 Qb4 13. Bd2 Qa4 14. Na5 Qxd1 15. Raxd1 Bxb2 16. Rb1 Bf6 17. Nxb7 Kg7 18. Na5 Nc5 19. Rfc1 Ba6 20. Kf1 Rfb8 21. Rb4 Rxb4 22. Bxb4 Rb8 23. a3 Bb5 24. Bf3 Na6 25. Nc6 Rb7 26. Na5 Rb6 27. Bd2 Nc5 28. Bb4 Na6 29. Bd2 Nc5 30. Bb4 Na6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2793) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [D85]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (8.4), 2015-08-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Be3 c5 8. Rc1 O-O 9. Qd2 e5 10. Nf3 cxd4 11. cxd4 exd4 12. Nxd4 Bd7 13. Bc4 Nc6 14. Nf3 Bg4 15. Qxd8 Raxd8 16. O-O Rfe8 17. Rb1 Na5 18. Bd5 Be6 19. Bxe6 Rxe6 20. Bxa7 Ra8 21. Bd4 Bxd4 22. Nxd4 Rxe4 23. Nf3 Re2 24. a4 Re4 25. Rfc1 Rxa4 26. h3 Re8 27. Rc7 h6 28. Rb5 Re2 29. Ne5 Ra1+ 30. Kh2 Rxf2 31. Ng4 Rff1 32. Nxh6+ Kg7 33. Ng4 Rh1+ 34. Kg3 Rhb1 35. Rd5 Rd1 36. Rb5 Rd6 37. Ne5 Rf6 38. Rc3 Rf5 39. Rcc5 b6 40. Rxb6 Rg5+ 41. Kf2 Ra2+ 42. Kf1 Rgxg2 43. Rxa5 Rxa5 44. Kxg2 Rxe5 45. h4 Re6 46. Rb7 Kf6 47. Ra7 Re3 48. Ra5 Re5 49. Ra7 Re4 50. Kg3 Ke6 51. Ra5 f6 52. Ra6+ Kf5 53. Ra5+ Re5 54. Ra3 Rd5 55. Rf3+ Ke6 56. Re3+ Re5 57. Ra3 Re4 58. Ra6+ Kf5 59. Ra5+ Re5 60. Ra3 Rd5 61. Rf3+ Ke6 62. Re3+ Kf7 63. Ra3 Rd4 64. Ra6 Ke7 65. Ra3 Ke6 66. Re3+ Kf5 67. Rf3+ Ke5 68. Re3+ Re4 69. Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2779) – Topalov, Veselin (2816) [E46]
3rd Sinquefield Cup 2015 Saint Louis USA (8.5), 2015-08-31
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. Bb2 a5 10. Nf4 axb4 11. axb4 Rxa1 12. Qxa1 Nc6 13. Nd3 bxc5 14. bxc5 Ne4 15. Be2 Bd7 16. f3 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 Qa8 18. Kd2 Rb8 19. Qxa8 Rxa8 20. Ra1 Rxa1 21. Bxa1 Kf8 22. Bc3 Ke8 23. g4 g6 24. f4 h6 25. h3 Bf6 26. Bf3 Bc8 27. Bd1 Bd7 28. Ne1 Na7 29. Ba5 Bd8 30. Nf3 Bb5 31. Bc3 Nc6 32. Ke1 Nb8 33. Bc2 Nd7 34. Ba5 Nf6 35. g5 hxg5 36. fxg5 Nd7 37. h4 Nb8 38. Ne5 Nc6 39. Nxc6 Bxc6 40. Kf2 Kd7 41. Kg3 Be7 42. Kf4 Bb5 43. Ke5 c6 44. Bd1 Bd3 45. Bb6 Bf1 46. Ba7 Bd3 47. Bb8 Bb1 48. Bd6 Bd8 49. Bb8 Bd3 50. Bd6 Bb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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