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September 2016

Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 30, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2740 2.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2755 2.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2776 2
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2745 1.5
5 Li, Chao b CHN 2746 1.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 1.5
7 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 1.5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2761 1
9 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2731 0.5
10 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2743 0.5

Aronian, Levon (2795) – Svidler, Peter (2745) [D70]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.1), 2016-09-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Kb1 Rd8 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Qc1 Na5 15. Bh6 Bxh6 16. Qxh6 e6 17. h4 exd5 18. h5 Qf8 19. Qf4 Qe7 20. hxg6 fxg6 21. Nge2 Be6 22. Nd4 dxe4 23. Qxe4 Rd6 24. Nxe6 Rxe6 25. Qg4 Nc6 26. Ne4 Rd8 27. Rc1 Rd5 28. Qf4 Rf5 29. Qe3 Nb4 30. Qb3 N4d5 31. a3 Ree5 32. Bd3 Kg7 33. Ka1 Nf4 34. g4 Rf8 35. Bb1 Ne6 36. Qc3 Nf4 37. Qxc7 Nfd5 38. Qxe7+ Rxe7 39. Rh2 Nf4 40. Rch1 Rh8 41. Rc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A30]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.2), 2016-09-29
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 O-O 9. Rd1 d6 10. Bg5 Nc6 11. Qf4 Qb8 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Rxd6 Na5 14. Rad1 Qc7 15. Rd7 Qxf4 16. gxf4 Bc6 17. Ng5 Bxd7 18. Bxa8 Bxc3 19. Rxd7 Bxb2 20. Be4 h6 21. Nf3 Nxc4 22. Rxa7 Rc8 23. Kg2 Bf6 24. Bd3 g5 25. f5 g4 26. Ne1 e5 27. Nc2 h5 28. Nb4 Kg7 29. Nd5 Bh4 30. h3 Rc5 31. hxg4 hxg4 32. Nc7 Kh6 33. Ne8 Nb2 34. Be4 Nd1 35. Nd6 Kg5 36. Rxf7 Bxf2 37. Rg7+ Kf4 38. e3+ Kxe3 39. Rxg4 Kd2 40. Bf3 Ne3+ 41. Kxf2 Nxg4+ 42. Bxg4 Rd5 43. Ne4+ Kd3 44. f6 Ra5 45. Be2+ Kd4 46. f7 Ra8 47. Ng5  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2755) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) [A46]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.3), 2016-09-29
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. Bf4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Bd3 Be7 6. h3 O-O 7. Nbd2 c5 8. c3 cxd4 9. exd4 d6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Re1 Re8 12. Bh2 a6 13. a4 Nf8 14. Ng5 Qd7 15. Qe2 Bc6 16. Bxa6 Bxa4 17. Bd3 Bc6 18. Nc4 Qc7 19. Na3 Qb7 20. Nb5 Qd7 21. Nf3 Rxa1 22. Rxa1 Ra8 23. Rxa8 Bxa8 24. Na3 Bc6 25. Bb5 Ne8 26. Bxc6 Qxc6 27. Qb5 Qxb5 28. Nxb5 Nd7 29. Kf1 f6 30. Ke2 Kf7 31. Ne1 Nb8 32. Na7 Bd8 33. Nc2 Ke7 34. Nb4 Kd7 35. d5 exd5 36. Nxd5 Nc6 37. Nb5 Ne7 38. Ne3 d5 39. Kd3 Nc7 40. Nd4 g6 41. c4 dxc4+ 42. Kxc4 Nc6 43. Bxc7 Bxc7 44. Nf3 Bd8 45. Kb5 Kc7 46. Nd5+ Kb7 47. b4 f5 48. Kc4 Kc8 49. Nf4 Bc7 50. Ne6 Bd6 51. b5 Ne7 52. Nfg5 h5 53. Nf7 Bh2 54. Nf8 Bg1 55. f4 Be3 56. Ne5 g5 57. fxg5 Bxg5 58. Nfg6 Nxg6 59. Nxg6 Kd7 60. Kd5 Be3 61. Nh4 f4 62. Ng6 Bc1 63. Ne5+ Ke7 64. Nc4 Be3 65. g3 Bc1 66. gxf4 Bxf4 67. Nxb6 Bg3 68. Nc4 Kd7 69. b6 h4 70. Kc5 Kc8 71. Kc6 Kb8 72. Kb5 Kc8 73. Kc6 Kb8 74. Nd2 Bf4 75. Ne4 Bg3 76. Nc5 Bh2 77. Kb5 Bg1 78. Nb3 Bh2 79. Ka6 Bg3 80. Nd4 Kc8 81. b7+ Kd7 82. Ka7  1 – 0 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2746) – Anand, Viswanathan (2776) [E21]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.4), 2016-09-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Bb7 7. Bd3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 f5 9. O-O O-O 10. Nd2 Nxd2 11. Bxd2 Qh4 12. f3 d6 13. a4 Nc6 14. g3 Qh5 15. e4 Na5 16. Rae1 fxe4 17. fxe4 Ba6 18. Bf4 Bxc4 19. Bxc4 Nxc4 20. Qb3 d5 21. Qb5 Rac8 22. Qc6 Rfe8 23. Rf2 Na5 24. Qd7 Qf7 25. Qxf7+ Kxf7 26. Bxc7+ Kg8 27. Bf4 Nc4 28. Rfe2 Kf7 29. Rf2 Kg8 30. Rfe2 Kf7 31. Rf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) – Gelfand, Boris (2743) [D43]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (3.5), 2016-09-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. g3 Nd7 8. Bg2 dxc4 9. O-O Be7 10. Ne4 Qf5 11. Ned2 e5 12. e4 Qh5 13. Nxc4 exd4 14. Qxd4 Qc5 15. e5 O-O 16. Qe4 Nb6 17. Ne3 Qb4 18. Nd4 Rd8 19. Rad1 Qxb2 20. e6 Bxe6 21. Nxe6 fxe6 22. Bh3 Kh8 23. Bxe6 g5 24. Ng4 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Qg7 26. Ne5 Qf6 27. Bb3 Kg7 28. Ng4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 27, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2776 1.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2755 1.5
3 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2740 1.5
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2745 1
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 1
6 Li, Chao b CHN 2746 1
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 1
8 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2731 0.5
9 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2743 0.5
10 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2761 0.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2776) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) [C92]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.1), 2016-09-27
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 exd4 12. cxd4 Nd7 13. Nf1 Na5 14. Bc2 Bf6 15. Rb1 c5 16. d5 Nc4 17. b3 Nce5 18. N3h2 Ng6 19. Ne3 Bc8 20. Bd2 b4 21. Nhg4 a5 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. g3 a4 24. bxa4 Nde5 25. f4 Nxf4 26. gxf4 Qxf4 27. Nf1 Qh4 28. Re3 Bxh3 29. Qe2 Qg4+ 30. Qxg4 Bxg4 31. a3 Nf3+ 32. Kf2 Nd4 33. Rb2 bxa3 34. Rxa3 Nxc2 35. Rxc2 Rxe4 36. a5 Bc8 37. Re3 Rf4+ 38. Rf3 Re4 39. Rb2 Ba6 40. Bc3 h5 41. Ng3 Rh4 42. Rb6 Rh2+ 43. Kg1 Rc2 44. Nf5 Bc4 45. Re3 Kh7 46. Rxd6 Rb8 47. Rb6 Rxb6 48. axb6 Bxd5 49. Nxg7 Rg2+ 50. Kf1 Rg6 51. Nxh5 Bc4+ 52. Kf2 Rxb6 53. Nf6+ Kh6 54. Rg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2743) – Giri, Anish (2755) [E60]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.2), 2016-09-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. e3 d6 7. Nge2 e5 8. O-O exd4 9. exd4 Ne7 10. Bf4 Nf5 11. Qc1 Re8 12. h3 c6 13. g4 Ne7 14. Bh6 d5 15. c5 b6 16. cxb6 axb6 17. Re1 Bh8 18. Qf4 Nd7 19. Qd2 Nf8 20. Nf4 Ne6 21. Nce2 c5 22. dxc5 bxc5 23. Nxd5 Bb7 24. Nec3 Nxd5 25. Nxd5 Bd4 26. Nc3 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 g5 28. h4 gxh4 29. Ne4 Qd5 30. f3 Rad8 31. Rad1 Kh8 32. Bg5 f5 33. Bxd8 Rxd8 34. gxf5 Qxf5 35. Kh1 Rg8 36. Rf1 Be5  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Li, Chao b (2746) [C42]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.3), 2016-09-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nbd2 Bf5 9. Re1 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 O-O 12. c3 h6 13. Re2 Bd6 14. Qf5 Ne7 15. Qh5 Ng6 16. Bd2 Bf4 17. g3 Bxd2 18. Nxd2 Qg5 19. Qxg5 hxg5 20. Rae1 f6 21. Nf1 Rad8 22. Ne3 Rfe8 23. Nf5 Rxe2 24. Rxe2 Kf7 25. Kg2 Rd7 26. Kf3 Nf8 27. h4 g6 28. Nh6+ Kg7 29. Ng4 gxh4 30. gxh4 Kf7 31. Nh6+ Kg7 32. Ng4 Kf7 33. Re1 Rd6 34. Ne3 Ne6 35. Rh1 Ng7 36. a4 a6 37. b4 Rd8 38. b5 a5 39. Ng2 Nh5 40. Rb1 b6 41. Rc1 Ng7 42. Rh1 Nh5 43. Re1 Rd7 44. Kg4 Rd8 45. Kf3 Rd7 46. Ne3 Ng7 47. Ng4 Nf5 48. Rh1 Rd8 49. h5 g5 50. Ke2 Rh8 51. Kd3 Nh4 52. f4 Ng2 53. fxg5 Nf4+ 54. Ke3 Rxh5 55. Rxh5 Nxh5 56. gxf6 Nxf6 57. Nf2 Ke6 58. Kf4 Ne8 59. Ng4 Nd6 60. Ne3 Ne4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2745) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) [D80]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.4), 2016-09-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 c5 7. dxc5 Nd7 8. e3 O-O 9. Bc4 Nxc5 10. Nge2 Qa5 11. O-O Qb4 12. Bb3 Bf5 13. Nd4 Bd3 14. Re1 Rfd8 15. Qd2 a5 16. a3 Qb6 17. Ba2 Rac8 18. Rac1 Ba6 19. Rb1 Bd3 20. Rbc1 Ba6 21. Rb1 Bd3 22. Rbc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [D56]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (2.5), 2016-09-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Qc2 Nd7 11. Be2 Nxc3 12. Qxc3 dxc4 13. Qxc4 e5 14. O-O exd4 15. Nxd4 Nb6 16. Qc3 Nd5 17. Qb3 a5 18. a3 a4 19. Qc4 Nb6 20. Qc3 Nd5 21. Qc4 Nb6 22. Qc3 Nd5 23. Qc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tal Memorial Moscow 2016 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 27, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2740 1
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 0.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2776 0.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 0.5
5 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2743 0.5
6 Li, Chao b CHN 2746 0.5
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2761 0.5
8 Giri, Anish NED 2755 0.5
9 Svidler, Peter RUS 2745 0.5
10 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2731 0

Aronian, Levon (2795) – Gelfand, Boris (2743) [A35]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.1), 2016-09-26
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 dxc4 7. Nxc6 Qxd1+ 8. Nxd1 bxc6 9. Bg2 Nd5 10. Ne3 e6 11. Nxc4 Ba6 12. b3 Bb4+ 13. Bd2 Ke7 14. Rc1 Rhc8 15. Ne5 c5 16. Bxb4 cxb4 17. Rxc8 Rxc8 18. Bxd5 Kd6 19. Bf3 Kxe5 20. Kd2 Rc5 21. a3 bxa3 22. Ra1 Bb5 23. Rxa3 Rc7 24. h4 h6 25. Ra2 g5 26. hxg5 hxg5 27. Rc2 Rxc2+ 28. Kxc2 Kd4 29. e3+ Kc5 30. Kc3 a5 31. Bd1 f6 32. f4 e5 33. Bf3 Be8 34. Bd1 Bb5 35. Bf3 Be8 36. Bd1 Bb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2745) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A30]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.2), 2016-09-26
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 O-O 9. Rd1 d6 10. Bg5 Nc6 11. Qd2 Qb8 12. Rac1 Rd8 13. b3 h6 14. Bf4 Ne5 15. Nd4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qb7+ 17. f3 g5 18. Be3 d5 19. Bxg5 hxg5 20. Qxg5+ Ng6 21. Nxe6 Rd6 22. Nf4 Ne4 23. Qg4 Nxc3 24. Rxc3 d4 25. Rcd3 Rad8 26. Nd5 Bf8 27. Rxd4 Bg7 28. R4d2 b5 29. Qe4 Qb8 30. c5 Re8 31. Qg4 Rde6 32. e4 Qc8 33. Rc2 Ne5 34. Qf5 Qb7 35. f4 Nc6 36. e5 Nb4 37. Rcd2 f6 38. Qe4 Nxd5 39. Rxd5 fxe5 40. f5 Ra6 41. R1d2 Kh8 42. h4 Rh6 43. Kf3 Rh5 44. Qg4 Rxf5+ 45. Qxf5 Rf8 46. Qxf8+ Bxf8 47. b4 Qf7+ 48. Kg2 e4 49. Re5 Qf3+ 50. Kh2 Qc3 51. Rdd5 e3 52. Re8 Kg7 53. Kh3 Qe1 54. Rde5 Qxb4 55. Rg5+ Kf7 56. Rxe3 Bxc5 57. Rf3+ Ke6 58. Rg6+ Ke7 59. Rg7+ Ke6 60. Rg6+ Kd7 61. Rg7+ Be7 62. Re3 a5 63. h5 Kd8 64. Rg8+ Kd7 65. Rg7 Kd8 66. Rg8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2755) – Anand, Viswanathan (2776) [D37]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.3), 2016-09-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Qc2 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bc5 9. Nb3 Bb6 10. O-O O-O 11. Be2 Qc7 12. Bg5 Ne5 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. Rac1 Rd8 15. Na4 Qxc2 16. Rxc2 Bd7 17. Nxb6 axb6 18. Rd1 Kf8 19. a3 Nc6 20. Rcd2 Ke7 21. Nd4 e5 22. Nb5 Be6 23. Rxd8 Nxd8 24. Rc1 Nc6 25. Kf1 Rd8 26. Ke1 f5 27. exf5 Bxf5 28. Rd1 Rg8 29. g3 Be6 30. Kd2 f5 31. Ke3 f4+ 32. gxf4 exf4+ 33. Kxf4 Rg2 34. Ke3 Rxh2 35. Nc3 Rh3+ 36. f3 Rh5 37. Rg1 Bf7 38. b4 Ne5 39. Ne4 Nd7 40. f4 Rh2 41. Rc1 Bd5 42. Nc3 Bc6 43. Rg1 Nf6 44. Rg7+ Kd6 45. Bd3 Rh3+ 46. Kd4 Rh4 47. Ne2 b5 48. Rg5 Nd5 49. Rf5 Nc7 50. Rf7 Ne6+ 51. Kc3 h5 52. Rf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2740) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2731) [C45]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.4), 2016-09-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. c4 Ba6 9. b3 g6 10. f4 Bg7 11. Qf2 Nf6 12. Ba3 d6 13. Nc3 O-O 14. O-O-O Ne8 15. g3 Bb7 16. Bg2 f6 17. exd6 Nxd6 18. c5 Nf5 19. Rhe1 Qf7 20. Bf1 Rfd8 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Bc4 Rd5 23. Qe2  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2761) – Li, Chao b (2746) [D73]
10th Tal Mem 2016 Moscow RUS (1.5), 2016-09-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 d5 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O cxd4 7. Nxd4 O-O 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nc3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 Bg4 13. Bd4 e5 14. Bc5 Qxd1 15. Rfxd1 Rfc8 16. Rd2 Bf8 17. Be3 Rab8 18. Bxa7 Ra8 19. Be3 Ra3 20. c4 Bb4 21. Rd3 Bxe2 22. Rxa3 Bxa3 23. c5 Bd3 24. Rd1 e4 25. Bf1 Rd8 26. f3 Rd5 27. fxe4 Bxe4 28. Rxd5 Bxd5 29. Bg2 Bxg2 30. Kxg2 f5 31. Kf3 Kf7 32. Kf4 Kf6 33. h4 h6 34. Kf3 g5 35. hxg5+ hxg5 36. g4 fxg4+ 37. Kxg4 Ke5 38. Bxg5 Kd5 39. Kf3 Bxc5 40. Ke2 Kc4 41. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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