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December 2015

Magnus Carlsen wins the London Chess Classic 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 14, 2015 in Chess news

Tiebreaks

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) – Giri, Anish (2784) [C67]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (1.1), 2015-12-13
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. Ne2 b6 12. Rd1 Be7 13. Bg5 Bb7 14. Bxe7 Kxe7 15. Ned4 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 c5 17. Nb5 Rhc8 18. f4 Bc6 19. Nc3 Ke6 20. Kf2 h4 21. a4 Kf5 22. Ke3 Re8 23. Nd5 Rac8 24. Rd2 f6 25. Rf1 fxe5 26. fxe5+ Kg5 27. Nc3 Rxe5+ 28. Kf2 Rf8+ 29. Kg1 Rxf1+ 30. Kxf1 Rf5+ 31. Kg1 Rf4 32. Re2 Kf6 33. b3 a6 34. Nd1 Bd5 35. c4 Be6 36. a5 Rd4 37. Nf2 Bf5 38. Ra2 Rd6 39. Kf1 Ke5 40. Re2+ Kf4 41. Ra2 g5 42. Ke1 Re6+ 43. Kf1 Re3  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2784) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) [D85]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (1.2), 2015-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. b3 e5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Bxe5 13. Bb2 Qe7 14. Qc2 c6 15. Rad1 Bg4 16. f3 Be6 17. f4 Bg7 18. e4 Rad8 19. e5 Bg4 20. Bf3 Rxd1 21. Qxd1 Rd8 22. Qe2 Bxf3 23. Rxf3 f6 24. exf6 Qxe2 25. Nxe2 Bf8 26. Bd4 Kf7 27. Rc3 Nd5 28. Rc4 Nxf6 29. Kg2 Nd5 30. Kf3 a5 31. Bc5 Bg7 32. Bd4 Bf8 33. Bc5 Bh6 34. Rd4 Bg7 35. Rd2 a4 36. Bd4 Bxd4 37. Rxd4 axb3 38. axb3 Ra8 39. Rd3 Ra2 40. h3 Rb2 41. Nd4 h5 42. f5 g5 43. Ne6 Kf6 44. Nd8 Rh2 45. Nxb7 Rxh3 46. Nd6 Rh2 47. Ke4 Re2+ 48. Kd4 Ne7 49. Kc5 g4 50. Kb6 Re5 51. Kc7 c5 52. Nc4 Rxf5 53. Rd6+ Kg5 54. Re6 Nd5+ 55. Kd6 h4 56. gxh4+ Kxh4 57. Ne5 Nf4 58. Rh6+ Kg5 59. Rh8 Rxe5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2784) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) [A05]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (1.3), 2015-12-13
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 c5 8. e3 d6 9. Qe2 Nbd7 10. Rd1 e6 11. Nc3 Qe7 12. d4 Rad8 13. Qc2 d5 14. Ne5 cxd4 15. exd4 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Ng4 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Bxd5 Nxe5 19. Qe4 Bc8 20. Re1 Bf5 21. Qe3 Qc5 22. Rad1 Bg4 23. Rb1 Bf5 24. Be4 Nd3 25. Qxc5 bxc5 26. Bxd3 Rxd3 27. Na4 Rd2 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Rb2 Rfd8 30. Re2 Rd1+ 31. Kg2 c4 32. bxc4 Bd3 33. Re7 Bxc4 34. Re3 R8d6 35. a3 Bf1+ 36. Kf3 Rf6+ 37. Ke4 Re6+ 38. Kf3 Rf6+ 39. Ke4 Re6+ 40. Kf3 Rf6+ 41. Kg4 Rd4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) [B52]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (2.1), 2015-12-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. f3 O-O 10. Be3 Nc6 11. Rc1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Rfc8 13. b3 Nh5 14. O-O Bxd4+ 15. Qxd4 Nf6 16. Rfe1 Rc7 17. Rcd1 Qc6 18. Nb5 Rd7 19. Nxa7 Qc5 20. Qxc5 dxc5 21. Nb5 Rxa2 22. e5 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Nh5 24. g3 Rb2 25. Rd8+ Kg7 26. Re8 Rb1+ 27. Kg2 Rb2+ 28. Kg1 Rb1+ 29. Kg2 Rb2+ 30. Kh3 e6 31. Re7 Rxb3 32. Kg4 Kf8 33. Rxb7 h6 34. Rc7 f5+ 35. exf6 Nxf6+ 36. Kf4 g5+ 37. Ke5 Ne8 38. Rxc5 Re3+ 39. Kd4 Rxf3 40. Re5 Rf2 41. Rxe6 Rxh2 42. c5 h5 43. Nd6 Nxd6 44. cxd6 Kf7 45. Re3 h4 46. g4 h3 47. Ke5 Rh1 48. d7 Ke7 49. Kf5+ Kxd7 50. Kxg5 Kd6 51. Kh5 Rf1 52. Rxh3 Ke7 53. Kg6 Rf6+ 54. Kg7 Rf7+ 55. Kg6 Rf6+ 56. Kg5 Ra6 57. Rf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2773) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [A16]
7th London Classic TB London ENG (2.2), 2015-12-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. e4 Nc6 5. Be2 e5 6. d3 d6 7. a3 Be7 8. b4 b6 9. O-O O-O 10. Rb1 Nd4 11. bxc5 bxc5 12. Bg5 Be6 13. Rb7 Nd7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Qa4 Nb6 16. Qa6 Bc8 17. Rxe7 Bxa6 18. Rb1 Rfb8 19. Kf1 Kf8 20. Rc7 Ne6 21. Rc6 Rd8 22. a4 Bb7 23. Rcxb6 axb6 24. Rxb6 Bc8 25. Bd1 Ra6 26. Rb2 Bd7 27. g3 Bc6 28. Ke1 Rda8 29. Ra2 Rb6 30. Kd2 g6 31. Kc1 Nd4 32. Nd2 Rb4 33. Rb2 Rab8 34. Nb5 Rxb2 35. Kxb2 Ke7 36. Kc3 Bd7 37. f4 f6 38. Nf1 exf4 39. gxf4 Ne6 40. f5 gxf5 41. Ne3 Nf4 42. exf5 Bc6 43. d4 Be4 44. d5 Ng2 45. Nxg2 Bxg2 46. Bc2 Bf3 47. Kb3 Ra8 48. Nc7 Ra7 49. Nb5 Ra8 50. Nc7 Ra7 51. Nb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015, tiebreak!!!

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 13, 2015 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 5.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2778 5.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 5.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 5
5 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 4.5
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 4.5
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 4.5
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 4
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 3.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 2.5

Adams,Mi (2744) – Caruana,F (2787) [C78]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bg4 9. d3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Na5 11. Ba2 b4 12. h3 Bh5 13. Nc4 Nxc4 14. Bxc4 bxc3 15. bxc3 c6 16. g4 Bg6 17. Bg5 d5 18. Ba2 dxe4 19. Nxe5 exd3 20. Nxg6 hxg6 21. Qf3 Qc7 22. Rad1 Qe5 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. Rxd3 Rfd8 25. Qxf6 gxf6 26. Rfd1 Be7 27. Rxd8+ Rxd8 28. Rxd8+ Bxd8 29. Kf1 a5 30. Ke2 g5 31. Bb1 Bc7 32. Be4 Be5 33. Kd3 c5 34. Kc4 Kg7 35. f3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2781) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) [A04]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 e4 6. d5 exf3 7. dxc6 dxc6 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. gxf3 Kc7 10. b3 Be7 11. Bb2 Rd8 12. h4 g6 13. Bh3 Bxh3 14. Rxh3 Kd7 15. Rd1+ Ke6 16. Rxd8 Bxd8 17. Ke2 Rb8 18. Nb1 b5 19. Nd2 Ba5 20. Bxf6 Bxd2 21. Kxd2 Kxf6 22. Kc3 bxc4 23. Rh1 cxb3 24. axb3 h5 25. Ra1 g5 26. hxg5+ Kxg5 27. Rxa7 Kg6 28. Ra1 h4 29. Kc4 Rb4+ 30. Kxc5 Rxb3 31. Kxc6 Rb2 32. Rh1 Rxf2 33. Rxh4 Rxf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Giri,A (2778) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
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. Nc3 Ke8 10. h3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. g3 Bxg5 15. Bxg5 Rg6 16. h4 f6 17. exf6 gxf6 18. Bf4 Nxh4 19. f3 Rd8 20. Kf2 Rxd1 21. Nxd1 Nf5 22. Rh1 Bxa2 23. Rxh5 Be6 24. g4 Nd6 25. Rh7 Nf7 26. Ne3 b6 27. Ng2 Rg8 28. Bxc7 Rh8 29. Rxh8+ Nxh8 30. Ne3 Nf7 31. Bg3 Nh6 32. Bf4 Nf7 33. Bg3 Nh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2850) – Grischuk,A (2750) [B51]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. Re1 b5 7. c4 g5 8. Nxg5 Ne5 9. Be2 bxc4 10. Nc3 Rb8 11. Rf1 h6 12. Nf3 Nd3 13. Ne1 Nxb2 14. Bxb2 Rxb2 15. Bxc4 Rb4 16. Qe2 Bg7 17. Nc2 Rb6 18. Rab1 O-O 19. Rxb6 Qxb6 20. Ne3 e6 21. f4 Kh8 22. f5 a5 23. a4 Qd8 24. h3 Qe7 25. Ba6 Bxa6 26. Qxa6 Nh5 27. Rf3 Rg8 28. Nb5 Be5 29. Ng4 Qh4 30. fxe6 fxe6 31. Nxe5 dxe5 32. Qxe6 Qe1+ 33. Kh2 Rxg2+ 34. Kxg2 Qxd2+ 35. Kg1 Qe1+ 36. Rf1 Qe3+ 37. Rf2 Qe1+ 38. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2793) – Topalov,V (2803) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (9), 2015-12-13
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. Rd1+ Ke8 10. b3 Ne7 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Nd4 Ng6 13. Bb2 Be7 14. Nc4 Nf4 15. Ne3 g6 16. g3 Ne6 17. Ne2 h5 18. a4 a5 19. Ba3 Bxa3 20. Rxa3 Ke7 21. Raa1 Nc5 22. Kg2 Re8 23. Nd4 Kf8 24. f4 Bd7 25. h3 Rad8 26. Nf3 Be6 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 Bd5 29. Rh1 Ke7 30. Nxd5+ cxd5 31. Rh7 Ne6 32. Kg3 Rg8 33. Rf1 Nf8 34. Rh2 Ne6 35. Rh7 Nf8 36. Rh2 Ne6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 12, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2778 5
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 4.5
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 4.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 4.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 4
7 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 4
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 3
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 2

Giri, Anish (2778) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) [A08]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.1), 2015-12-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 c5 7. e4 Nc6 8. Re1 Qc7 9. Qe2 b5 10. a4 b4 11. exd5 exd5 12. Nb3 Re8 13. Bf4 Qb6 14. a5 Qb5 15. Qd2 Be6 16. a6 Bf8 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 Nd7 19. Bf4 Qb6 20. c3 Rac8 21. Qc2 d4 22. Nd2 h6 23. h4 dxc3 24. bxc3 bxc3 25. Qxc3 Nf6 26. Nc4 Qd8 27. Bb7 Nd5 28. Qd2 Nxf4 29. Qxf4 Qxd3 30. Ne5 Qd6 31. Rad1 Qc7 32. Nc6 Qxc6 33. Bxc6 Rxc6 34. Qa4 Rec8 35. Rd8 c4 36. Rxc8 Rxc8 37. Rxe6 fxe6 38. Qd7 Rc5 39. Qxe6+ Kh7 40. Qf7 Bd6 41. h5 Rg5 42. Kg2 c3 43. f4  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Adams, Michael (2744) [C95]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.2), 2015-12-12
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. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bd2 Bg7 17. a4 c5 18. d5 c4 19. b4 cxb3 20. Bxb3 Nc5 21. c4 Qd7 22. cxb5 axb5 23. a5 Reb8 24. Bc2 Bc8 25. Rb1 Qd8 26. Qc1 Kh7 27. Qa3 Ne8 28. Ne2 Nc7 29. Nc3 Bd7 30. Na2 N7a6 31. Nb4 Be8 32. Ra1 Nxb4 33. Qxb4 Na6 34. Qb3 Nc5 35. Qb4 Na6 36. Qb3 Nc5 37. Qb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [A14]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.3), 2015-12-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. b3 b6 7. Bb2 Bb7 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 Nd7 10. Re1 N5f6 11. Nc3 c5 12. e4 cxd4 13. Nxd4 Bc5 14. Re2 Qb8 15. Rd2 a6 16. Qe2 Ra7 17. Re1 Ne5 18. Kh1 Qa8 19. f4 Ng6 20. Nc2 Rd8 21. Red1 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 h5 23. Qd1 Ng4 24. Qe1 Bc6 25. h3 Nf6 26. b4 Bf8 27. Qe3 Rd7 28. Rxd7 Nxd7 29. a3 h4 30. Nd4 Bb7 31. f5 exf5 32. Nxf5 Nde5 33. Nd5 Nc4 34. Qd4 Nxb2 35. Qxb2 hxg3 36. Nh6+ gxh6 37. Nf6+ Kh8 38. Nh5+ Kg8 39. Nf6+ Kh8 40. Nh5+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [D41]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.4), 2015-12-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 Nd7 12. O-O b6 13. a4 Bb7 14. Rfe1 Nf6 15. Bd3 h6 16. a5 a6 17. axb6 Qxb6 18. Rab1 Qc7 19. Rbc1 Qe7 20. Qa5 Rfc8 21. Rxc8+ Rxc8 22. Nd2 Qd7 23. Qb6 Rc3 24. Bxa6 Bxa6 25. Qxa6 Qxd4 26. Nf3 Qc5 27. e5 Nd5 28. Qa8+ Kh7 29. Qb7 Rc1 30. Qb2 Rc2 31. Qd4 g5 32. g3 Kg7 33. Qxc5 Rxc5 34. Re4 Kg6 35. h3 Ne7 36. h4 Kf5 37. Ra4 Nc6 38. hxg5 hxg5 39. g4+ Kg6 40. Re4 Ne7 41. Kg2 Nd5 42. Kg3 Rc3 43. Re1 Ra3 44. Re4 Ra8 45. Rc4 Rh8 46. Re4 Nc3 47. Re3 Rc8 48. Re1 Rc4 49. Re3 Ne4+ 50. Kg2 Ra4 51. Re1 Nc5 52. Kg3 Rf4 53. Nd2 Nd3 54. Re2 Ra4 55. Nf3 Ra8 56. Re3 Rd8 57. Re4 Rh8 58. Rc4 Ra8 59. Rc3 Nf4 60. Rc4 Ne2+ 61. Kg2 Rh8 62. Re4 Nf4+ 63. Kg1 Ra8 64. Nh4+ Kh6 65. Ng2 Nd3 66. Ne1 Ra1 67. Kf1 Kg6 68. Re3 Nf4 69. Re4 Kg7 70. Kg1 Nd3 71. Kf1 Kf8 72. Re3 Nf4 73. Kg1 Ra4 74. Kh2 Nd5 75. Rg3 Kg7 76. Nd3 Rd4 77. Kg1 Nb6 78. Kf1 Re4 79. Kg2 Nc4 80. Kh3 Rd4 81. Kg2 Kf8 82. Kf1 Ke7 83. Ke2 Re4+ 84. Kd1 Nxe5 85. Nxe5 Rxe5 86. Kd2 Kf6 87. Ra3 Kg6 88. Ra6 f5 89. gxf5+ Kxf5 90. Ra3 Kf4 91. Rb3 g4 92. Ra3 Re4 93. Rb3 e5 94. Ra3 Rb4 95. Ke2 Rb1 96. Ra4+ e4 97. Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [E06]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (8.5), 2015-12-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. d4 Nf6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qa4 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Bd6 11. Ng5 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 Nbd7 13. e4 e5 14. dxe5 Nxe5 15. f4 Nc4 16. Bc1 h6 17. Nf3 Ng4 18. Re1 Bc5 19. Nc3 Qd6 20. Nd1 Rad8 21. h3 Qxd1 22. Qxd1 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Nge3+ 24. Bxe3 Nxe3+ 25. Kh2 Nxd1 26. Rxd1 Re8 27. e5 f6 28. Rd5 Bf8 29. Kg2 c5 30. Kf2 fxe5 31. Nxe5 c4 32. Ke3 Bb4 33. Ke4 Be1 34. g4 c3 35. bxc3 Bxc3 36. h4 b4 37. h5 a5 38. Rxa5 b3 39. Ra7 b2 40. Rb7 Ra8 41. Kd3 Bxe5 42. fxe5 Rxa2 43. Ke4 Ra1 44. Rxb2 Kf7 45. Rb7+ Ke6 46. Rb6+ Kf7 47. Rb7+ Ke6 48. Rxg7 Ra4+ 49. Kf3 Kxe5 50. Re7+ Kf6 51. Rh7 Kg5 52. Rg7+ Kh4 53. Rg6 Rb4 54. Rxh6 Rb3+ 55. Kf4 Rb4+ 56. Ke5 Kxg4 57. Rh8 Rb5+ 58. Ke4 Rxh5 59. Rxh5 Kxh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 12, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 4.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2778 4
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 4
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 4
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 4
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3.5
7 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3.5
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 3.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1.5

Caruana,F (2787) – Giri,A (2778) [A45]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 c5 4. Bxf6 gxf6 5. dxc5 Nc6 6. c3 e6 7. b4 a5 8. Qb3 f5 9. Nf3 Bg7 10. b5 Nb8 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Rc1 Nd7 13. c6 bxc6 14. bxc6 Nb8 15. Bb5 Qb6 16. Ba4 Qc5 17. O-O Nxc6 18. c4 Ne7 19. cxd5 Qxd5 20. Qa3 Qb7 21. Rc4 Rd8 22. Rb1 Qa7 23. Qc1 Ba6 24. Rc7 Rdc8 25. Rxa7 Rxc1+ 26. Rxc1 Rxa7 27. Rc5 Bb7 28. Nb3 Bd5 29. Nfd2 Be5 30. Rxa5 Rxa5 31. Nxa5 Bxa2 32. Bb3 Bc3 33. Bxa2 Bxa5 34. Nf3 Bc7 35. Nd2 Ba5 36. Nf3 Bc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – Grischuk,A (2750) [B91]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 Nc6 10. Be3 Bd7 11. Nd5 Rc8 12. c3 Ne5 13. a4 Nxd5 14. exd5 Nc4 15. Bc1 Qa5 16. Re1 Rfe8 17. Ra2 b5 18. Nc6 Bxc6 19. dxc6 e6 20. Qe2 Ne5 21. b4 Qc7 22. axb5 axb5 23. Qxb5 Nxc6 24. Be3 d5 25. Bf4 Be5 26. Bd2 Bg7 27. Bf4 Be5 28. Bd2 Bg7 29. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) [B92]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 Be6 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Qd3 O-O 11. c4 b5 12. Nd2 Nc5 13. Bxc5 dxc5 14. b3 Bxd5 15. cxd5 Ne8 16. O-O Nd6 17. a4 Bg5 18. Nf3 Bf4 19. axb5 f5 20. Nd2 Qg5 21. Rad1 axb5 22. exf5 Ra3 23. Ne4 c4 24. Qc2 Qxf5 25. Qb2 Rxb3 26. Qxb3 cxb3 27. Nxd6 Qg6 28. Nxb5 e4 29. d6 b2 30. Nd4 Qxd6 31. Bc4+ Kh8 32. Ne6 Bxh2+ 33. Kh1 Rxf2 34. Ng5 Bg3  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2850) – Nakamura,Hi (2793) [D11]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Nc3 e6 8. g4 Bg6 9. Ne5 Nfd7 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Bg2 Nc6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Bb4+ 14. Nc3 Nb6 15. O-O O-O 16. d5 exd5 17. Nxd5 Bc5 18. Nc3 Bd4 19. Qf3 Qf6 20. Qxf6 Bxf6 21. Bf4 Rad8 22. Rad1 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Na4 24. c4 Nc3 25. Rd2 Rxd2 26. Bxd2 Ne2+ 27. Kh2 Rd8 28. Be3 Nc3 29. a3 Rd3 30. Rc1 Nd1 31. Be4 Rd7 32. Bc5 Nb2 33. Rc2 Na4 34. Be3 Nb6 35. c5 Nd5 36. Rd2 Nf6 37. Rxd7 Nxd7 38. Kg3 Kf8 39. f4 Nf6 40. Bf3 Ke7 41. f5 gxf5 42. gxf5 Kd7 43. Kf4 Ne8 44. Kg5 Ke7 45. Bf4 a6 46. h4 Kf8 47. Bg3 Nf6 48. Bd6+ Ke8 49. Kf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2781) – Topalov,V (2803) [A34]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (7), 2015-12-11
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb4 6. Bc4 Nd3+ 7. Ke2 Nf4+ 8. Kf1 Ne6 9. b4 cxb4 10. Nd5 g6 11. d4 Bg7 12. Be3 Nc6 13. Rc1 Bd7 14. Qd2 Qa5 15. h4 Rc8 16. Bb3 Qb5+ 17. Kg1 h6 18. Kh2 g5 19. Rhd1 Kf8 20. Kg1 Rd8 21. hxg5 hxg5 22. Bxg5 Nxg5 23. Qxg5 Bh6 24. Qh4 Bg7 25. Qf4 Bh6 26. Ng5 Bxg5 27. Qxg5  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 11, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3.5
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 3.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2778 3.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 3
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 3
7 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 3
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1.5

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [A20]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.1), 2015-12-10
1. c4 e5 2. d3 Nc6 3. Nf3 f5 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. O-O Bd7 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Ne7 12. Qb4 Nxd5 13. Qxb7 c6 14. Nd2 Nb6 15. Qa6 d5 16. Rac1 f4 17. Nf3 Qf6 18. Qa5 Kh8 19. b3 Bg4 20. Qc3 e4 21. Qxf6 Rxf6 22. Nd4 f3 23. exf3 exf3 24. Bh1 Rc8 25. Rfe1 h6 26. b4 Na4 27. Re3 Rcf8 28. h3 Bxh3 29. Rxf3 Bd7 30. Bg2 g5 31. Rxf6 Rxf6 32. Nf3 Kg7 33. Ne5 Be8 34. Bh3 h5 35. d4 Nb6 36. Rc3 Nc4 37. Nxc4 dxc4 38. Rxc4 Rd6 39. a3 Bf7 40. Rc5 Rxd4 41. Rxg5+ Kf6 42. Rf5+ Kg6 43. Rc5 Rd1+ 44. Kh2 Bd5 45. Bg2 Rd2 46. Bxd5 cxd5 47. Kg2 Kf5 48. Ra5 Ke4 49. Rxa7 d4 50. b5 Rb2 51. a4 Kd3 52. Rb7 Ra2 53. b6 Rxa4 54. Rb8  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [E06]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.2), 2015-12-10
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. c4 Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 a5 11. Nc3 Ra6 12. e3 Rb6 13. Qe2 Nbd7 14. Rfd1 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 c6 16. Qc2 Ne8 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Na2 Nef6 19. Qc3 Ra8 20. Rd2 e5 21. dxe5 Qxe5 22. Rad1 Qxc3 23. Nxc3 Nf8 24. Be4 Nxe4 25. Nxe4 Rb4 26. Nc5 g6 27. Rc2 b6 28. Nd3 Rd8 29. Rxc6 Ne6 30. Kg2 Nc5 31. Nxb4 Rxd1 32. Rc8+ Kg7 33. Nc6 Nxa4 34. b3 Nb2 35. Ne5 Nd3 36. Nxd3 Rxd3 37. b4 axb4 38. Rc6 b5 39. Rc5 Kf6 40. Rxb5 Rb3 41. g4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.3), 2015-12-10
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 b6 11. Rd1 Bb7 12. Bf4 Rc8 13. e6 Bd6 14. Bxd6 Nxd6 15. exf7+ Kxf7 16. Ne5+ Kf6 17. Ng4+ Kf7 18. a4 a5 19. Ne5+ Kf6 20. Ng4+ Kf7 21. Ne5+ Kf6 22. f4 Rce8 23. Rd3 g6 24. Re1 Kg7 25. Ne4 Re6 26. Red1 Rd8 27. Ng5 Re7 28. Ne4 Re6 29. Ng5 Re7 30. Ne4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2778) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C91]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.4), 2015-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d4 d6 9. c3 Bg4 10. Be3 exd4 11. cxd4 Na5 12. Bc2 Nc4 13. Bc1 c5 14. b3 Nb6 15. Nbd2 Rc8 16. Bb2 Nfd7 17. Qb1 g6 18. h3 Bxf3 19. Nxf3 cxd4 20. Nxd4 Bf6 21. Qd1 Ne5 22. Rc1 Bg5 23. Rb1 Nbd7 24. Rf1 Bf6 25. Rc1 Qb6 26. Bb1 Rxc1 27. Bxc1 Nd3 28. Qxd3 Bxd4 29. Bh6 Rc8 30. Qe2 Nf8 31. g3 Ne6 32. Kg2 Bg7 33. Be3 Bd4 34. Bd2 Qd8 35. Rc1 Rxc1 36. Bxc1 Qf6 37. a4 bxa4 38. bxa4 Nc5 39. a5 Bc3 40. Ba3 Bxa5 41. Bxc5 dxc5 42. Bd3 Bc3 43. Bxa6 Bd4 44. Bc4 Kg7 45. h4 Qb6 46. h5 Qf6 47. Ba2 gxh5 48. f4 Qg6 49. Kh3 f5 50. exf5 Qxf5+ 51. Kg2 Kh6 52. Qe6+ Qxe6 53. Bxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Adams, Michael (2744) [D37]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (6.5), 2015-12-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 c6 8. h3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 h6 11. Bd3 Ba6 12. Bxa6 Rxa6 13. O-O Qc8 14. Rb1 axb4 15. axb4 Qb7 16. Ne1 Rfa8 17. Nc2 R6a7 18. f3 Qc8 19. Qd3 bxc5 20. bxc5 e5 21. dxe5 Nxc5 22. Qd2 Nfd7 23. Nd4 Ne6 24. Rfc1 Nxf4 25. exf4 Bc5 26. Kh2 Bxd4 27. Qxd4 Nf8 28. Qd2 Ng6 29. Rb2 Qd7 30. Ne2 Ra4 31. Rbc2 R8a6 32. Nd4 Ne7 33. Nb3 Qf5 34. Nc5 Ra8 35. Nxa4 Rxa4 36. g3 g5 37. fxg5 hxg5 38. Re1 Ng6 39. e6 fxe6 40. Rxc6 Ne5 41. Rc8+ Kf7 42. Rf1 Nxf3+ 43. Rxf3 Qxf3 44. Qc2 Kg7 45. Qxa4 Qf2+ 46. Kh1 Qf1+ 47. Kh2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 9, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 3
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 3
3 Giri, Anish NED 2778 3
4 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 2.5
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 2.5
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 2.5
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 2.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1

Caruana,F (2787) – Grischuk,A (2750) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Be6 7. O-O Bd6 8. d4 Nd7 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Bxe5 11. f4 Bd4+ 12. Kh1 f5 13. Qh5+ g6 14. Qe2 O-O 15. Nf3 Bf6 16. e5 Be7 17. Rd1 Qe8 18. Nd4 Qf7 19. Nxe6 Qxe6 20. Be3 Rfd8 21. c4 a6 22. b3 Kf7 23. a4 Ke8 24. h3 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Bxd8 27. Bc5 Kf7 28. Qd2 Bh4 29. Kh2 h5 30. a5 Qe8 31. Ba3 Qd8 32. Qb4 b6 33. Qc3 c5 34. Bb2 Qd1 35. e6+ Kxe6 36. Qe5+ Kd7 37. Qg7+ Be7 38. Qxg6 Qc2 39. Be5 h4 40. axb6 cxb6 41. Qxb6 Qd3 42. Qb7+ Ke8 43. Qa8+ Kd7 44. Qb7+ Ke8 45. Qc6+ Kf8 46. Qa8+ Bd8 47. Bc3 Qg3+ 48. Kh1 Qd3 49. Qb8 Kf7 50. Qb7+ Be7 51. Be5 a5 52. Bb8 Qb1+ 53. Kh2 a4 54. Qd5+ Kf8 55. Bd6 axb3 56. Qa8+ Kf7 57. Qd5+ Kf8 58. Qa8+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) – Giri,A (2778) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
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. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. g3 Bc4 15. Rfe1 Rg6 16. Nce4 Rd8 17. Rxd8+ Bxd8 18. b3 Bd5 19. c4 Nd4 20. cxd5 cxd5 21. Nd6+ cxd6 22. exd6+ Ne6 23. Nf3 Bf6 24. Be3 Kd7 25. Bxa7 Rh6 26. Rd1 Kxd6 27. Bb8+ Kc6 28. Rc1+ Kd7 29. Rd1 Kc6 30. Rc1+ Kd7 31. Rd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – Nakamura,Hi (2793) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Nd7 7. Nc4 O-O 8. Bd2 Re8 9. Qe2 f6 10. h4 Nf8 11. h5 Be6 12. Ne3 Qd7 13. h6 g6 14. O-O Bg4 15. Nxg4 Qxg4 16. Nd4 Qxe2 17. Nxe2 Ne6 18. g3 g5 19. Be3 Bf8 20. Kg2 Bxh6 21. Rh1 Bg7 22. Kf3 h6 23. Kg4 Re7 24. Raf1 Rf8 25. Rh3 Nd4 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Bc1 Re5 28. f4 Rc5 29. Rh2 f5+ 30. exf5 Rfxf5 31. Rhf2 gxf4 32. Bxf4 h5+ 33. Kh3 Be5 34. Re1 Ra5 35. a3 Rd5 36. Re4 a5 37. a4 Rf7 38. b3 Bd6 39. Rfe2 Rg7 40. Bxd6 cxd6 41. Re8+ Kh7 42. Rf2 Rdg5 43. Rf3 R5g6 44. Re4 Rg4 45. Re6 h4 46. Rxd6 c5 47. Rd5 Rxg3+ 48. Rxg3 hxg3 49. Kg2 b6 50. Rd6 Rg6 51. Rxg6 Kxg6 52. Kxg3 Kg5 53. Kf3 Kf5 54. Kg3 Kg5 55. Kf3 Kf5 56. Kg3 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2781) – Carlsen,M (2850) [D41]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. e3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. d4 cxd4 7. exd4 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Qc7 9. Bd2 Nd7 10. Bd3 b6 11. Ng5 Nf6 12. Qf3 Rb8 13. O-O Bd6 14. Qh3 h6 15. Rfe1 O-O 16. Nf3 Bf4 17. Bxf4 Qxf4 18. Ne5 Bb7 19. Rad1 Qg5 20. c4 Rbd8 21. Qg3 Qxg3 22. hxg3 Rfe8 23. f3 Nd7 24. Kf2 Kf8 25. Bc2 Nxe5 26. Rxe5 Re7 27. Bb3 Red7 28. Ke3 g6 29. g4 Bc6 30. d5 exd5 31. cxd5 Bb7 32. f4 f6 33. Re6 Bxd5 34. Rxd5 Rxd5 35. Bxd5 Rxd5 36. Rxf6+ Kg7 37. Rc6 Ra5 38. Rc2 Kf6 39. Rc6+ Kg7 40. Rc2 Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Topalov,V (2803) [B90]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (5), 2015-12-08
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. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Qd3 g6 12. O-O-O Nd7 13. Kb1 Rc8 14. Nec3 Rc5 15. Be2 b5 16. a3 Nb6 17. g4 hxg4 18. Nxb6 Qxb6 19. hxg4 Rxh1 20. Rxh1 Bg7 21. Qe3 Qb7 22. Rd1 Qc7 23. g5 Qc6 24. Rg1 Qd7 25. Qg3 Rc8 26. Bg4 Bxg4 27. Qxg4 Qxg4 28. Rxg4 Bf8 29. Nd5 Be7 30. c3 Rc6 31. Kc2 Kd7 32. Kb3 Bd8 33. a4 Rc5 34. axb5 Rxb5+ 35. Ka2 a5 36. b4 axb4 37. cxb4 Rb7 38. Kb3 Rb8 39. Rg1 Rb7 40. Rg3 Rb8 41. Rg1 Rb7 42. Ra1 Bxg5 43. Kc4 Bd8 44. f3 f5 45. Rh1 fxe4 46. fxe4 g5 47. b5 Rb8 48. Rh7+ Ke6 49. Kb4 g4 50. Rg7 g3 51. Rxg3 Rb7 52. Rg6+ Kd7 53. Rg7+ Kc8 54. Rg8 Kd7 55. Kc4 Rb8 56. Rg7+ Ke6 57. Kb4 Ba5+ 58. Kc4 Bd8 59. Rg8 Rc8+ 60. Kd3 Rb8 61. Rh8 Kd7 62. Rh7+ Ke6 63. Kc4 Rc8+ 64. Kb4 Rc1 65. b6 Rb1+ 66. Ka5 Bxb6+ 67. Nxb6 Ra1+ 68. Kb5 Rb1+ 69. Kc6 Rc1+ 70. Kb7 Rb1 71. Kc7 Rc1+ 72. Kd8 Re1 73. Rh4 Kf6 74. Rg4  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 7, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 2.5
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 2.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2778 2.5
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 2
5 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 2
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 2
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 2
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 1

Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [E06]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.1), 2015-12-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Rd1 Nc6 10. Nxc6 Qxc6 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Na3 Bd7 14. Rab1 Rac8 15. Qd3 Rfd8 16. cxd5 Qa4 17. Rd2 b5 18. Rbd1 exd5 19. Bxd5 Bc6 20. e4 a6 21. h4 Bxd5 22. exd5 Qb4 23. Rb1 Qa5 24. b4 Qa4 25. Rb3 Be7 26. Re2 Rc7 27. Kg2 Bf6 28. Qf3 Re7 29. Rd2 Red7 30. Qe2 g6 31. h5 g5 32. Qd1 Bg7 33. Nc2 Qxa2 34. Ne3 Qa1 35. Qxa1 Bxa1 36. Ra2 Bd4 37. Nf5 Bg7 38. Rxa6 Bf8 39. d6 Bxd6 40. Nxh6+ Kh7 41. Ng4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2778) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [A22]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.2), 2015-12-07
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Bg2 O-O 5. e4 Bxc3 6. bxc3 Re8 7. d3 c6 8. Nf3 d5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Qc2 Qc7 12. O-O Qxc3 13. Qxc3 Nxc3 14. Bb2 Na4 15. Bxe5 Nc6 16. Rfe1 Nb6 17. Bc7 Rxe1+ 18. Rxe1 Be6 19. Ne5 Rc8 20. Bxb6 Nxe5 21. Bxa7 Nxd3 22. Rd1 Nb2 23. Ra1 b5 24. a3 h6 25. Bd4 Nc4 26. h4 Bd7 27. Kh2 Bc6 28. Bc3 Bxg2 29. Kxg2 Ne3+ 30. fxe3 Rxc3 31. Kf3 h5 32. Rb1 Rxa3 33. Rxb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) [B96]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.3), 2015-12-07
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. a3 Be7 10. Bf2 Qc7 11. Qf3 b5 12. g4 Nc6 13. O-O-O Bb7 14. h4 d5 15. e5 Ne4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Qc3 Rc8 18. Rh3 b4 19. axb4 Nxb4 20. Qxc7 Rxc7 21. f5 O-O 22. Be1 Bd5 23. g5 Rfc8 24. Bxb4 Bxb4 25. f6 Kh7 26. c3 gxf6 27. gxf6 Rg8 28. Bxa6 Bc5 29. Nb5 Rc6 30. Bb7 Rb6 31. Bxd5 exd5 32. Nd4 Bxd4 33. cxd4 Rg2 34. Rd2 Rxd2 35. Kxd2 Kg6 36. b3 Kf5 37. Rg3 Kf4 38. Rg1 e3+ 39. Kd3 Rxb3+ 40. Kc2 Rb6 41. Kd3 Rb3+ 42. Kc2 Rb6 43. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Adams, Michael (2744) [A07]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.4), 2015-12-07
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Bd6 6. c4 Ne7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nc3 O-O 9. h3 Bh5 10. e4 Na6 11. exd5 cxd5 12. Re1 Nc6 13. d4 Nc7 14. a3 h6 15. b4 Rc8 16. Bb2 a6 17. Na4 a5 18. Nc5 axb4 19. axb4 Rb8 20. Qa4 Bxf3 21. Bxf3 Qf6 22. Qb3 Rfd8 23. Bg4 Nxd4 24. Bxd4 Qxd4 25. Red1 Qc4 26. Qxc4 dxc4 27. Nd7 Rxd7 28. Bxd7 Bxb4 29. Ra4 Bc5 30. Rxc4 b6 31. Kg2 g6 32. Bc6 Ne8 33. Rd7 Nf6 34. Ra7 Kg7 35. Ra8 Rxa8 36. Bxa8 h5 37. Ra4 Ng8 38. Bd5 Ne7 39. Ba2 Nc6 40. Ra8 Nb4 41. Bc4 Nc6 42. f4 Ne7 43. Kf3 Nf5 44. Ra7 Nd6 45. Bd5 Bd4 46. Rd7 Bc5 47. Ba2 Kf6 48. g4 hxg4+ 49. hxg4 Kg7 50. Rd8 Nb7 51. Rd7 Nd6 52. Ke2 Kf8 53. Kd3 Kg7 54. Bd5 Kf8 55. Rd8+ Kg7 56. Bc6 Kh7 57. g5 Kg7 58. Bd5 Kh7 59. Rd7 Kg7 60. Ke2 Kf8 61. Kf3 Ke8 62. Rc7 Bd4 63. Kg4 Be3 64. Bxf7+ Nxf7 65. Rc6 Bd4 66. Rxg6 b5 67. Rg8+ Kd7 68. f5 Be3 69. Rg7 Ke8 70. Rg8+ Kd7 71. Rg7 Ke8 72. g6 Nh6+ 73. Kf3 Nxf5 74. Rf7 Nh4+ 75. Kxe3 Nxg6 76. Rb7 b4 77. Ke4 b3 78. Rxb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (4.5), 2015-12-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. h3 Ne7 8. d4 Bb6 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Qe2 Ng6 11. g3 Qe7 12. Bd3 a5 13. Nc4 Bc5 14. Be3 Rd8 15. Bxc5 Qxc5 16. Ne3 h6 17. O-O-O Be6 18. Kb1 b5 19. c4 b4 20. Nd5 Nd7 21. Ne1 c6 22. Nc7 Rac8 23. Nxe6 fxe6 24. h4 Rf8 25. Bc2 Qe7 26. Nd3 Nc5 27. Qe3 Nxd3 28. Rxd3 Rfd8 29. Rhd1 Rxd3 30. Qxd3 Nf8 31. Ba4 Qc5 32. Rd2 Kf7 33. Bd1 Ra8 34. Qd6 Qxc4 35. Qxe5 Qb5 36. Qc7+ Kg8 37. Qd6 a4 38. Be2 Qb6 39. Bc4 Re8 40. Qd4 c5 41. Qd6 Qb7 42. f3 a3 43. Rd3 axb2 44. Kxb2 Kh7 45. Kc2 Rc8 46. Ba6 Qa7 47. Bxc8 Qxa2+ 48. Kd1 c4 49. Rd2 Qa1+ 50. Ke2 c3 51. Qxf8 cxd2 52. Kxd2 Qb2+ 53. Ke3 Qc1+ 54. Kf2 Qd2+ 55. Kf1 Qd1+ 56. Kg2 Qe2+ 57. Kh3 h5 58. g4 hxg4+ 59. Kxg4 Qg2+ 60. Kf4 Qh2+ 61. Ke3 Qg1+ 62. Kd3 Qf1+ 63. Kd4 Qa1+ 64. Kc4 Qc3+ 65. Kb5 b3 66. Bxe6 Qe5+ 67. Kb4 Qxe6 68. Kc3 Qb6 69. Qf5+ Kg8 70. Qd5+ Kf8 71. Qxb3 Qf6+ 72. Kc2 Qxh4 73. Qb8+ Kf7 74. Kd3 Qe1 75. Qf4+ Ke6 76. Qf5+ Ke7 77. Qc5+ Kf7 78. Qf5+ Ke7 79. Qg6 Qd1+ 80. Ke3 Qe1+ 81. Kf4 Qc1+ 82. Kf5 Qc5+ 83. Kf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 6, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 2
2 Giri, Anish NED 2778 2
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 1.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 1.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 1.5
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1.5
8 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 1.5
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 1.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 0.5

Caruana,F (2787) – Nakamura,Hi (2793) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Qe7 7. h3 O-O 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. Qe2 b5 10. Ne3 Nb6 11. Nf5 Bxf5 12. exf5 Nd7 13. Nd2 Bb4 14. c3 Ba5 15. Ne4 b4 16. O-O Rfd8 17. cxb4 Bxb4 18. Be3 f6 19. Qc2 Nb6 20. a3 Bd6 21. Qxc6 Qd7 22. Qxd7 Rxd7 23. Rfc1 Nd5 24. Bd2 Bf8 25. g3 a5 26. Kf1 a4 27. Ke2 Rb8 28. Rc2 Rb3 29. Rac1 Rd8 30. Nc3 Nxc3+ 31. Bxc3 Rd5 32. g4 c6 33. Rg1 h6 34. h4 Be7 35. Rg3 Kf7 36. Kd2 Bd6 37. Ke2 Bc5 38. g5 Bd4 39. gxh6 gxh6 40. Rg6 Bxc3 41. bxc3 h5 42. Rh6 Kg7 43. Rg6+ Kf7 44. Rh6 Kg7 45. Rg6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk,A (2750) – Giri,A (2778) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
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. Ne2 b6 12. Bg5 c5 13. Nc3 Bb7 14. Rad1 Bxf3 15. gxf3 c6 16. Ne4 Be7 17. f4 Bxg5 18. fxg5 Ke7 19. Nd6 Ke6 20. f4 Rad8 21. Rfe1 g6 22. Kf2 Nd4 23. c3 Nf5 24. Kf3 Ng7 25. Rd2 Ke7 26. Red1 Rhg8 27. a4 a6 28. Nc4 Rxd2 29. Rxd2 b5 30. Na5 Rc8 31. Rd6 bxa4 32. Rxc6 Rd8 33. Nc4 a3 34. bxa3 Rd3+ 35. Ke4 Rxc3 36. Nd6 Rxa3 37. Rc7+ Ke6 38. Rxf7 Ne8 39. Rf8 Nxd6+ 40. exd6 Ra4+ 41. Ke3 Kxd6 42. Rf6+ Kd5 43. f5 Ra3+ 44. Kf4 Ra4+ 45. Ke3 Ra3+ 46. Kf4 Ra4+ 47. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – Aronian,L (2781) [C88]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d4 d6 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Nbd2 Bd6 13. a5 h6 14. Bc4 Re8 15. Nb3 Be6 16. Bd3 Red8 17. Nfd2 Nd7 18. Nc4 Nc5 19. Nxc5 Bxc5 20. Be3 Bxe3 21. Nxe3 b3 22. Bf1 Nd4 23. cxb3 Nxb3 24. Ra3 Rd2 25. Re2 Rxe2 26. Bxe2 Nd4 27. Bf1 Kf8 28. Rc3 Rb8 29. Rxc7 Rxb2 30. h4 Ra2 31. Bxa6 Rxa5 32. Bc8 Ra8 33. Bxe6 Nxe6 34. Rc2 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – Carlsen,M (2850) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
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. Nc3 Ke8 10. h3 Be6 11. Rd1 Bc5 12. g4 Ne7 13. Ng5 Bd5 14. Nge4 Bb6 15. Kg2 Rd8 16. Bf4 Ng6 17. Bg3 h5 18. f4 hxg4 19. hxg4 Ke7 20. Rh1 Bd4 21. Nxd5+ cxd5 22. Nc3 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Kd7 24. f5 Ne7 25. Rae1 Rde8 26. Kf3 Rxh1 27. Rxh1 Nc6 28. Re1 g5 29. a4 a6 30. Kg2 Kc8 31. Kf2 b6 32. Kf3 Kd7 33. Kf2 Kc8 34. Re3 Na5 35. Re1 Nc4 36. Kf3 Kd7 37. Kg2 a5 38. Kf2 c6 39. Kg2 b5 40. Rb1 Rh8 41. Bf2 Nxe5 42. axb5 Nxg4 43. bxc6+ Kxc6 44. Bd4 Re8 45. Kg3 Ne5 46. Rb6+ Kc7 47. Rf6 Kd7 48. Bxe5 Rxe5 49. Kg4 Ke7 50. Kxg5 Re1 51. Ra6 f6+ 52. Kg4 Rg1+ 53. Kf4 Rf1+ 54. Kg4 Rg1+ 55. Kf4 Rf1+ 56. Kg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2765) – Topalov,V (2803) [B90]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 b5 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. Qxd5 Rb8 12. Be3 Be7 13. Qd2 Nf6 14. O-O O-O 15. Kh2 Bb7 16. Nc3 Rc8 17. a4 b4 18. Nd5 Nxd5 19. exd5 a5 20. Qe2 Bg5 21. Bxg5 Qxg5 22. h4 Qf6 23. Qb5 Qe7 24. Qxa5 Rxc2 25. Rac1 Rxb2 26. Rb1 Ra2 27. Qxb4 Ba6 28. Qb3 Bxf1 29. Qxa2 Bxg2 30. Kxg2 Ra8 31. a5 e4 32. Rb3 f5 33. Qd2 Qc7 34. Qb2 Rxa5 35. Rb7 Ra2 36. Qb5 Rxf2+ 37. Kxf2 Qc2+ 38. Qe2  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 5, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2778 1.5
2 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 1
4 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 1
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 1
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 1
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 1
9 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 1
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 0.5

Aronian, Levon (2781) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [D38]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (2.1), 2015-12-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bd2 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. a3 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 Ne4 9. Qc2 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Nd7 11. Bd3 h6 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Qb2 Qe7 14. O-O Nf6 15. Rfb1 c4 16. Bc2 Ne4 17. a4 Re8 18. a5 Nd6 19. Qb4 Be6 20. Re1 Bf5 21. Bxf5 Nxf5 22. Qxe7 Rxe7 23. h4 h5 24. g3 Nd6 25. Reb1 Rc8 26. Kg2 f6 27. Ng1 g5 28. Nf3 Ne4 29. Ra3 Rf8 30. Rb5 Rd7 31. Rb2 Rg7 32. Rb5 Rd7 33. Rb2 Rg7 34. Rb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2778) – Adams, Michael (2744) [E37]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (2.2), 2015-12-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 Ne4 7. Qc2 c5 8. dxc5 Nc6 9. Nf3 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qxc5 11. e3 Nxd2 12. Nxd2 dxc4 13. Bxc4 O-O 14. b4 Qe7 15. Bd3 h6 16. Qc3 a6 17. O-O Bd7 18. Nc4 Rab8 19. Nb6 Rfd8 20. Rac1 Be8 21. Be4 Na7 22. a4 Qd6 23. Nc4 Qe7 24. Nb6 Qd6 25. Nc4 Qe7 26. Nb6 Qd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) [A48]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (2.3), 2015-12-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. c4 O-O 5. Be2 c5 6. d5 d6 7. Nc3 e6 8. O-O exd5 9. cxd5 Na6 10. Nd2 Rb8 11. e4 Re8 12. f3 Nh5 13. f4 Nf6 14. Kh1 Nc7 15. a4 a6 16. a5 Bd7 17. Bf3 Nb5 18. e5 dxe5 19. fxe5 Rxe5 20. Nc4 Rf5 21. Ne2 Rxf3 22. gxf3 Bh3 23. Re1 Qxd5 24. Nf4 Qxd1 25. Rxd1 Bd7 26. Be3 Bc6 27. Kg2 Re8 28. Kf2 g5 29. Nd3 g4 30. Nde5 Bd5 31. Rg1 h5 32. h3 Bxc4 33. Nxc4 Nd5 34. fxg4 Nxe3 35. Nxe3 Bxb2 36. Rae1 Bc3 37. Re2 Bd4 38. Kf3 Nc3 39. Ree1 Ne4 40. gxh5+ Kh7 41. Rg2 Nd6 42. Ree2 Re5 43. Nc2 Rxh5 44. Nxd4 cxd4 45. Rg4 Rxa5 46. Rxd4 Nf5 47. Rb4 b5 48. Kf4 Nh6 49. Ke5 Ra3 50. h4 Rg3 51. Ra2 Rg6 52. Rb1 Re6+ 53. Kf4 Rf6+ 54. Ke4 Re6+ 55. Kf4 Rf6+ 56. Ke4 Re6+ 57. Kf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (2.4), 2015-12-05
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Be7 13. c4 Nc7 14. d4 d5 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 cxd5 17. Bf4 Bf6 18. Be5 Bxe5 19. Rxe5 Re8 20. Rxe8+ Qxe8 21. Qb3 Qc6 22. Bb5 Qb6 23. Qxd5 a6 24. Bd3 Be6 25. Qe4 g6 26. d5 Bf5 27. Qe2 Bxd3 28. Qxd3 Qxb2 29. Re1 Rd8 30. d6 Rd7 31. g3 Qf6 32. Rd1 Qe5 33. Qa3 a5 34. f4 Qe2 35. Qc1 Qe6 36. Qc5 b5 37. Qxb5 Rxd6 38. Qb8+ Kg7 39. Qxd6 Qe3+ 40. Kg2 Qe2+ 41. Kg1 Qe3+ 42. Kg2 Qe2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Grischuk, Alexander (2750) [C65]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (2.5), 2015-12-05
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. h3 a6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. O-O Re8 10. Re1 h6 11. Nf1 Bb6 12. Ng3 Bd7 13. Be3 Qb8 14. Qd2 Bxe3 15. Rxe3 a5 16. d4 exd4 17. cxd4 Qb4 18. b3 Qxd2 19. Nxd2 a4 20. a3 axb3 21. Rxb3 Ra4 22. Rb7 Rxd4 23. Nf3 Ra4 24. Rxc7 Rc8 25. Rxc8+ Bxc8 26. e5 dxe5 27. Nxe5 c5 28. Rc1 Rxa3 29. Rxc5 Be6 30. Rc1 Ra8 31. Nf3 Rc8 32. Rxc8+ Bxc8 33. Nd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 5, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2778 1
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2750 0.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2765 0.5
4 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 0.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 0.5
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 0.5
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2781 0.5
8 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2850 0.5
9 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2793 0.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2803 0

Topalov, Veselin (2803) – Giri, Anish (2778) [E60]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (1.1), 2015-12-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 Nfd7 6. cxd5 Nb6 7. Qd1 cxd5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. e3 Bg7 10. Nge2 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. b3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. h3 Bf5 15. Nd4 Bd3 16. Re1 Ba6 17. Qd2 Nd3 18. Rd1 Bxd4 19. exd4 Qf6 20. a4 Qxd4 21. a5 Nd7 22. Ra4 Qe5 23. Nxd5 Nxc1 24. Rxc1 Nf6 25. Nc7 Rad8 26. Qf4 g5 27. Qb4 Qb2 28. Raa1 Re2 29. Qc5 h6 30. Nxa6 bxa6 31. Rab1 Qd2 32. Bf3 Ne4 33. Qxa7 Nxf2 34. Bxe2 Nxh3+ 35. Kf1 Qd5 36. Bh5 Qh1+ 37. Ke2 Qg2+ 38. Ke1 Re8+ 39. Kd1 Nf2+ 40. Kc2 Ne4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2803) – Adams, Michael (2744) [A20]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (1.2), 2015-12-04
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 Re8 10. Rc1 Bf8 11. Ne4 Nd4 12. Qd2 a5 13. Nc5 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Nd5 15. a3 b6 16. Na4 Bb7 17. Rfe1 Rb8 18. Bg2 Qd7 19. Nc3 Nxe3 20. Qxe3 Bc5 21. Qg5 h6 22. Qh5 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Bd4 24. Rc2 Bxc3 25. Rxc3 c5 26. Rec1 Qb5 27. R1c2 Rbd8 28. Qf3 g6 29. Qb7 Rb8 30. Qd5 Rbd8 31. Qb7 Rb8 32. Qd5 Rbd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Aronian, Levon (2781) [C84]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (1.3), 2015-12-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. a3 Na5 10. Ba2 Be6 11. d4 Bxa2 12. Rxa2 Nc6 13. d5 Nb8 14. Be3 Qc8 15. Qe2 Nbd7 16. Rd1 Qb7 17. Raa1 Rfc8 18. h3 Rab8 19. Nh2 h5 20. Nf3 Nb6 21. Bg5 g6 22. Na2 c6 23. dxc6 Rxc6 24. Bxf6 Bxf6 25. Nb4 Rc4 26. Nd5 Be7 27. Nxb6 Qxb6 28. c3 a5 29. Rd5 Rc5 30. Rad1 b4 31. Rxc5 Qxc5 32. Rd5 Qa7 33. axb4 axb4 34. c4 Rc8 35. b3 Rc5 36. Rxc5 Qxc5 37. g3 Bd8 38. Qd2 Bb6 39. Kg2 Kg7 40. Ne1 Qc7 41. Nc2 Bc5 42. Ne3 Bxe3 43. Qxe3 Qc6 44. g4 hxg4 45. hxg4 Qc8 46. Kg3 Qc5 47. Qxc5 dxc5 48. g5 Kf8 49. f4 Ke7 50. f5 Kd6 51. f6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2765) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [B33]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (1.4), 2015-12-04
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 O-O 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. a4 bxa4 14. Ncb4 Nxb4 15. cxb4 Bb7 16. Rxa4 Qc8 17. Nxf6+ gxf6 18. Bd3 Bc6 19. Rxa6 Rxb4 20. O-O Rd4 21. Qf3 Bxe4 22. Bxe4 Qxa6 23. Qg4+ Kh8 24. Qf5 Rxe4 25. Qxf6+ Kg8 26. Qg5+ Kh8 27. Qf6+ Kg8 28. Qg5+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (1.5), 2015-12-04
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. Kh2 c5 14. Ndb5 Kd8 15. Be3 a6 16. Na3 b6 17. Ne4 h5 18. Kg3 hxg4 19. hxg4 Bc6 20. Ng5 Ke8 21. f4 f5 22. Rad1 g6 23. Ne6 fxg4 24. Nxc7+ Kf7 25. e6+ Kg8 26. Kxg4 Ra7 27. Rd7 Nf5 28. Bf2 Nh6+ 29. Kg3 Nf5+ 30. Kg4 Be7 31. Rfd1 Nh6+ 32. Kg3 Nf5+ 33. Kg4 Nh6+ 34. Kg3 Rh7 35. Nc4 Nf5+ 36. Kg4 Nh6+ 37. Kg3 Nf5+ 38. Kg4 Nh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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