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November 2015

Wesley So VIII Grand Slam Masters Final Bilbao 2015 in tie break

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2760 8
2 Giri, Anish NED 2798 8
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 5
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2782 5

Ding, Liren (2782) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [A20]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (6.1), 2015-11-01
1. c4 e5 2. g3 c6 3. d4 e4 4. d5 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Qe7 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. a3 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 d6 9. Nh3 cxd5 10. cxd5 O-O 11. Bg2 Bf5 12. O-O Nbd7 13. Nf4 h6 14. f3 Ne5 15. Qd4 Rfc8 16. Rad1 b5 17. Qe3 Nc4 18. Qf2 e3 19. Qe1 Nb6 20. g4 Bc2 21. Rc1 Bb3 22. Qh4 Nfxd5 23. Qxe7 Nxe7 24. Nh5 f6 25. Bd4 Nbd5 26. f4 Kf7 27. Ng3 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Rc8 29. Rxc8 Nxc8 30. Bxd5+ Bxd5 31. Bxe3 a6 32. Kf2 Ne7 33. Bd2 g5 34. Nh5 Ng6 35. e3 gxf4 36. exf4 f5 37. h3 Be6 38. Kf3 Ne7 39. g5 Nc6 40. gxh6 Kg6 41. Bc3 Kxh6 42. Nf6 a5 43. b4 axb4 44. Bxb4 d5 45. Ne8 d4 46. Nd6 Kh5 47. Be1 Na7 48. Bf2 Bd7 49. Bxd4 Nc8 50. Nf7 Be6 51. Ng5 Bd5+ 52. Ke3 Nd6 53. Bc5 Ne4 54. Kd4 Bc6 55. Ne6 Kh4 56. Ke5 Bd7 57. Be3 Kxh3 58. Kxf5 Nd6+ 59. Kf6 Kg4 60. Bc1 Nc4 61. Nf8 Bf5 62. Ng6 Bxg6 63. Kxg6 Nxa3 64. f5 Nc4 65. f6 Ne5+ 66. Kg7 Kf5 67. Bb2 Nd7 68. f7 b4 69. f8=Q+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2760) – Giri, Anish (2798) [D45]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (6.2), 2015-11-01
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O e5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. e4 exd4 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. exd5 h6 13. b3 Nf6 14. Bc4 Qc7 15. Qd3 a6 16. a4 Bg4 17. h3 b5 18. axb5 axb5 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. hxg4 bxc4 21. bxc4 Rc8 22. g5 hxg5 23. Bxg5 Qxc4 24. Qxc4 Rxc4 25. Bxf6 gxf6 26. Rd1 Rc5 27. Kf1 Be5 28. Ke2 Rxd5 29. Kd3 f5 30. Kc4 Ra5 31. Kb4 Rd5 32. Kc4 Ra5 33. Kb4 Rd5 34. Kc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2767) – Giri, Anish (2778) [D10]
8th Grand Slam Masters TB Bilbao ESP (1), 2015-11-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bg4 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Qc2 e6 10. Bd3 Bb4 11. Ne2 O-O 12. f3 Rc8 13. O-O h6 14. Bg3 Nc4 15. Bf2 Re8 16. a3 Bf8 17. Rfc1 b5 18. Rd1 a5 19. Qb1 Qc7 20. a4 bxa4 21. Nxa4 Qb8 22. Nec3 Nxb2 23. Qxb2 Qxb2 24. Nxb2 Rxc3 25. Be1 Rb3 26. Na4 Bxa4 27. Rxa4 Bb4 28. Bxb4 axb4 29. Kf2 Rb2+ 30. Kf1 Rc8 31. Raa1 Kf8 32. Rab1 Rxb1 33. Rxb1 Rb8 34. Ke2 Ke7 35. Kd2 Nd7 36. Kc2 e5 37. Ra1 exd4 38. exd4 Nf8 39. Ra7+ Kf6 40. Ra5 Ne6 41. Rxd5 b3+ 42. Kb2 Nf4 43. Rf5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2778) – So, Wesley (2767) [C50]
8th Grand Slam Masters TB Bilbao ESP (2), 2015-11-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O a6 6. c3 Ba7 7. Bb3 h6 8. Nbd2 d6 9. Re1 O-O 10. h3 Be6 11. Bc2 Re8 12. Nf1 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Ng3 Qd6 15. Nh4 Qd7 16. Qf3 Qe7 17. Nhf5 Qf8 18. Bb3 Rad8 19. Nh5 Bxf5 20. Qxf5 Nde7 21. Qf3 Ng6 22. Re4 Na5 23. Bc2 f5 24. Re1 Kh8 25. Ng3 Nh4 26. Qh5 Qf6 27. d4 e4 28. Bf4 Bb6 29. Qe2 Nc6 30. Nh5 Qf8 31. Bg3 Ng6 32. Qe3 Re7 33. b4 Rde8 34. Bb3 Nce5 35. Bxe5 Nxe5 36. Nf4 Kh7 37. Nd5 Nd3 38. Nxe7 Nxe1 39. Nxf5 Nxg2 40. Kxg2 Qxf5 41. Bc2 Kh8 42. Re1 Qf7 43. Bxe4 c6 44. a4 Bc7 45. Re2 Qh5 46. Qf3 Qg5+ 47. Qg4 Qxg4+ 48. hxg4 a5 49. b5 Bd6 50. f3 c5 51. dxc5 Bxc5 52. Rd2 b6 53. Bg6 Rf8 54. Rd7 Rf6 55. Be4 g5 56. Kf1 Kg8 57. Ke2 Rd6 58. Rb7 Kf8 59. Rh7 Kg8 60. Rc7 Kf8 61. c4 Ke8 62. Bd5 Kd8 63. Rh7 Rf6 64. Kd3 Bd6 65. Be4 Bc5 66. Rg7 Bf8 67. Rb7 Bc5 68. Ra7 Kc8 69. Rh7 Kd8 70. Rg7 Bf8 71. Ra7 Bc5 72. Rh7 Re6 73. Rf7 Ke8 74. Rg7 Kd8 75. Rb7 Rf6 76. Bd5 Kc8 77. Ke4 Rf4+ 78. Ke5 Rxc4 79. Rh7 Rxa4 80. Rxh6 Ra1 81. Rh7 Kd8 82. Be4 a4 83. Ke6 a3 84. Rh8+ Kc7 85. Ra8 Rd1 86. Ra7+ Kb8 87. Ra4 Rd8 88. Kf5 Be7 89. Ra8+ Kc7 90. Ra7+ Kd6 91. Rb7 Rf8+ 92. Kg6 Bd8 93. Ra7 Kc5 94. Rxa3 Kxb5 95. Kg7 Re8 96. Rd3 Bc7 97. Rc3 Be5+ 98. Kf7 Bxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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