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Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 – Final Round

Posted by 365Chess.com on February 28, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Muzychuk, Anna UKR 2558 0.5
2 Tan, Zhongyi CHN 2502 0.5

Muzychuk, Anna (2558) – Tan, Zhongyi (2502) [C10]
WCh Women 2017 Tehran IRI (6.1), 2017-02-27
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ned2 Be7 9. b3 O-O 10. Bb2 b6 11. c4 Bb7 12. Qe2 c5 13. Rfe1 Re8 14. Rad1 Qc7 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bxe4 17. Qxe4 Nf6 18. Qe5 Bd6 19. Qe2 Rad8 20. dxc5 Bxc5 21. Bxf6 gxf6 22. g3 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Rd8 24. Kg2 Rxd1 25. Qxd1 Qc6 26. Qd3 f5 27. Qd8+ Kg7 28. Qg5+ Kf8 29. h4 Qe4 30. Qd8+ Kg7 31. Qd2 a5 32. h5 h6 33. Qc3+ Kg8 34. Qd2 Kh7 35. Qb2 Qg4 36. Ne5 Qxh5 37. Nd7 Qg5 38. Nf6+ Kh8 39. Ne8+ Kg8 40. Nf6+ Kh8 41. Ne8+ Kg8 42. Nf6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Wesley So wins the Tata Steel Masters 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 29, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 9
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 8
3 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 7.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 7.5
5 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 7.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 7
7 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 7
8 Giri, Anish NED 2773 6.5
9 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 6
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 6
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 6
12 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 5
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 4.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 3.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2840) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [C53]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.1), 2017-01-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 d6 7. Nbd2 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Kg7 11. Qf3 Be6 12. b4 Bb6 13. Bd5 a5 14. b5 Nb8 15. Bxb7 Ra7 16. Bd5 Nbd7 17. Nc4 Bxd5 18. exd5 Qe8 19. Ne3 Rg8 20. O-O Nh7 21. Nf5+ Kh8 22. Bh4 Ra8 23. Rae1 f6 24. Re4 Nc5 25. Re3 Nd7 26. d4 Qg6 27. Ne7 Qg4 28. Nxg8 Rxg8 29. Qxg4 Rxg4 30. g3 exd4 31. cxd4 Bxd4 32. Re8+ Rg8 33. Re7 Rg7 34. Re4 Ne5 35. Kg2 Bb6 36. f4 Ng6 37. Kh3 Kg8 38. Rfe1 Kf7 39. Re6 Rg8 40. R1e4 f5 41. Re2 Rh8 42. a4 Kg7 43. Rxg6+ Kxg6 44. Re6+ Kf7 45. Re7+ Kg8 46. Kg2 Nf8 47. Bg5 Rh7 48. Re8 Kf7 49. Rd8 Kg8 50. Re8 Rf7 51. Bh6 Rf6 52. Bg5 Rf7 53. Bh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) – So, Wesley (2808) [A45]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.2), 2017-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. e4 h6 6. Bh4 dxe4 7. Qe2 Qa5 8. O-O-O Qxa2 9. Qb5+ Nbd7 10. c6 bxc6 11. Qxc6 Bb7 12. Qxb7 Qa1+ 13. Nb1 Rb8 14. Qxb8+ Nxb8 15. Bb5+ Nfd7 16. Ne2 Be7 17. Bxe7 Kxe7 18. Nd4 Nc5 19. h4 Rd8 20. Rh3 Nd3+ 21. Bxd3 Rxd4 22. Be2 Rxd1+ 23. Bxd1 Qa5 24. Nd2 f5 25. Rg3 Qe5 26. Ra3 Nc6 27. g3 Qd4 28. Re3 Nb4  0 – 1 (view game)

Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [D11]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.3), 2017-01-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nc3 e6 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. a3 g5 11. Bd2 g6 12. Qf3 a6 13. Bd3 dxc4 14. Bxc4 b5 15. Bf1 c5 16. Bg2 Ra7 17. O-O Qb8 18. Rfd1 Be7 19. b4 cxb4 20. axb4 Nb6 21. e4 Nfd7 22. e5 Nc4 23. Bc1 O-O 24. Ne4 Qd8 25. h4 gxh4 26. Bh6 Re8 27. Qh3 f5 28. gxf5 exf5 29. Nc5 Bg5 30. Bd5+ Kh7 31. Bxg5 Qxg5+ 32. Qg2 Qxg2+ 33. Kxg2 Ndb6 34. Bc6 Rd8 35. Ne6 Rc8 36. Bxb5 Re7 37. Bxa6 Rxe6 38. Bxc8 Nxc8 39. Rdc1 N8b6 40. Ra7+ Kh6 41. Rc7 Na3 42. R7c5 Kh5 43. Rc6 Rxc6 44. Rxc6 Nd5 45. Rc5 Nf4+ 46. Kh1 g5 47. b5 Nxb5 48. Rxb5 g4 49. d5 h3 50. e6  1 – 0 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) [C88]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.4), 2017-01-29
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. Nbd2 Bc5 12. Qe2 Qe7 13. h3 h6 14. a5 Rd8 15. Bc4 Nd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. Nb3 Be6 18. Nxd4 Bxc4 19. Nf5 Qe6 20. Qe3 Ne8 21. Qc5 Nd6 22. Qxb4 Bb5 23. Ng3 c5 24. Qc3 Rac8 25. f4 Bc6 26. f5 Qe7 27. Kh2 Nb5 28. Qf3 f6 29. Qf2 Nd4 30. Ra3 Be8 31. Nf1 Kf8 32. Rg3 Qb7 33. Rc3 Bb5 34. Ng3 Be8 35. Nh1 c4 36. Qh4 Qf7 37. Qf2 Ba4 38. Rd1 Qd7 39. Rf1 Qb7 40. Ng3 Nb5 41. Re3 Nd4 42. Nh5 Be8 43. Qh4 Bxh5 44. Qxh5 Qf7 45. Qh4 Nxc2 46. Rg3 Ke7 47. Rg6 Rd3 48. Qg4 Kf8 49. Qh5 Ke7 50. Qg4 Kf8 51. Qh5 Ke7 52. Rf3 Nd4 53. Rxd3 cxd3 54. Bd2 Ne2 55. Qf3 Rd8 56. Qf2 Rd4 57. Be3 Rd7 58. Bd2 Rd4 59. Be3 Kf8 60. Qe1 Rxe4 61. Qd2 Rxe3 62. Qxe3 Qd7 63. Qb6 Nf4 64. Rg3 d2 65. Qb8+ Kf7 66. Qb3+ Qd5 67. Qd1 e4 68. Qg4 g5 69. fxg6+ Kg7 70. Rc3 Qd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2695) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) [E04]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.5), 2017-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bd7 6. Ne5 Nc6 7. Nxc4 Bb4+ 8. Nc3 Nd5 9. Qd3 O-O 10. O-O Be7 11. Rd1 Bf6 12. e3 Ncb4 13. Qd2 c5 14. Ne4 cxd4 15. Nxf6+ Qxf6 16. e4 Rac8 17. Na3 Ba4 18. exd5 Bxd1 19. Qxb4 Be2 20. d6 Rfd8 21. Bd2 b6 22. Re1 d3 23. Nc4 a5 24. Qb5 Rc5 25. Qa6 b5 26. Nxa5 Rc2 27. Nc6 h6 28. Nxd8 Qxd8 29. Qa8 Rc8 30. Qb7 f5 31. Bc6 Qf8 32. d7 Rd8 33. Qc7 Kh7 34. Bxb5 Qf6 35. Qc3 e5 36. Bxd3  1 – 0 (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2702) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) [A45]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.6), 2017-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 c5 3. Nc3 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Qh4 e6 6. O-O-O Be7 7. e4 a6 8. Nf3 Qc7 9. Bd3 d6 10. Rhe1 Bd7 11. e5 dxe5 12. Ne4 Nd5 13. Bxe7 Ncxe7 14. Ng3 f6 15. Nh5 O-O-O 16. Nxg7 Ng6 17. Qc4 Ngf4 18. Qxc7+ Nxc7 19. g4 Bc6 20. Be4 Ng2 21. Re2 Nf4 22. Ree1 Rxd1+ 23. Kxd1 Ng2 24. Re2 Nf4 25. Re1 Ng2 26. Re2 Rd8+ 27. Nd2 Nf4 28. Bxc6 Nxe2 29. Bxb7+ Kxb7 30. Kxe2 Rg8 31. Nh5 Rg6 32. Kf3 f5 33. gxf5 exf5 34. Ng3 e4+ 35. Kf4 Nd5+ 36. Kxf5 e3 37. fxe3 Nxe3+ 38. Ke5 Nxc2 39. Nde4 Rh6 40. Nf1 Nb4 41. Nf6 Nxa2  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Eljanov, Pavel (2755) [E19]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.7), 2017-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Qc2 Nxc3 9. Qxc3 d6 10. b3 Nd7 11. Bb2 Be4 12. Bh3 Bf6 13. Rad1 Qe7 14. Rd2 a5 15. Qe3 Bb7 16. d5 Bxb2 17. dxe6 Bf6 18. exd7 Qxe3 19. fxe3 Rad8 20. Nd4 Bxd4 21. exd4 Bc6 22. c5 Bxd7 23. Bxd7 Rxd7 24. cxb6 cxb6 25. Rc1 d5 26. Rc6 Rb8 27. Rdc2 Kf8 28. Kf2 Ke7 29. Kf3 Rd6 30. Rc7+ Ke6 31. a3 Rbd8 32. Kf4 Kf6 33. R2c6 g5+ 34. Kf3 h5 35. b4 axb4 36. axb4 Rxc6 37. Rxc6+ Kf5 38. Rxb6 Ra8 39. Rd6 Ra3+ 40. Kf2 Ke4 41. Rf6 Rb3 42. h4 Kxd4 43. hxg5 Rxb4 44. Rxf7 Ke5 45. Rh7 Kf5 46. Rxh5 Kg6 47. Rh4 d4 48. Kf3 Rb3+ 49. Kf2 Rb4 50. Re4 Kf5 51. Rf4+ Kxg5 52. Ke1 Rb1+ 53. Kd2 Rg1 54. Rf3 Kg4 55. Rf4+ Kg5 56. Rxd4 Rxg3 57. Rd3 Rg4 58. Rf3 Ra4 59. Rf8 Kg6 60. Ke3 Ra3+ 61. Kf4 Ra6 62. Rf5 Re6 63. e4 Rf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 12

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 29, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 8
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 7.5
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 7.5
4 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 7.5
5 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 6.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 6.5
7 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 6.5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 6
9 Giri, Anish NED 2773 6
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 5
11 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 5
12 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 5
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 4.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 2.5

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [A90]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2017-01-28
1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. Nc3 c6 7. Bf4 Bxf4 8. gxf4 O-O 9. e3 Bd7 10. Qb3 Qc7 11. O-O Be8 12. Rfc1 Qe7 13. Qa3 Qxa3 14. bxa3 Nbd7 15. Rab1 Rb8 16. a4 a5 17. Rb2 Ne4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Ng5 Rf6 20. f3 h6 21. Nh3 exf3 22. Bxf3 Rf7 23. Nf2 c5 24. Nd3 cxd4 25. exd4 Nf6 26. Nc5 Ne4 27. Nxe6 Bxa4 28. d5 Bd7 29. Bxe4 fxe4 30. Nc5 Bg4 31. Re1 Rc8 32. Nxe4 Rxf4 33. Nd6 Rcf8 34. Rb3 R8f6 35. Ne4 Rg6 36. Rg3 b6 37. d6 Kh7 38. Nf2 Rxc4 39. Nxg4 Rgxg4 40. Rxg4 Rxg4+ 41. Kf2 Rd4 42. Re6 Kg8 43. Ke3 Rd1 44. d7 Rxd7 45. Rxb6 Rd5 46. Rb2 Kh7 47. Ke4 Rh5 48. Kf4 Rh4+ 49. Kg3 g5 50. Rb7+ Kg6 51. Rb6+ Kh5 52. h3 Ra4 53. Rc6 Ra3+ 54. Kg2 Rxa2+ 55. Kg3 a4 56. Ra6 a3 57. Kf3 Rb2 58. Kg3 a2 59. Kf3 a1=Q 60. Rxa1 Kh4  0 – 1 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – Giri, Anish (2773) [C24]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2017-01-28
1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Nc6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Ne2 d5 6. exd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Be6 8. Bxd5 Bxd5 9. f4 f6 10. fxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. c3 Bd6 13. Nf4 Qf7 14. d4 O-O-O 15. Qa4 a6 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. axb3 Ng6 18. Nxg6 hxg6 19. Bf4 Bxf4 20. Rxf4 Rde8 21. h3 g5 22. Rf5 Re2 23. Rf2 Rhe8 24. Raf1 Kd7 25. Rxe2 Rxe2 26. Rf2 Re1+ 27. Rf1 Re2 28. Rf2 Re1+ 29. Rf1 Rxf1+ 30. Kxf1 Ke6 31. Ke2 Kf5 32. Kf3 a5 33. c4 b6 34. Ke3 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) [D15]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2017-01-28
1. d4 c6 2. c4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. a4 e6 6. g3 dxc4 7. Bg5 Bb4 8. Bg2 Nbd7 9. Nd2 Qa5 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. O-O Nb6 12. e3 e5 13. Nde4 f5 14. Ng5 h5 15. dxe5 Be7 16. Nf3 Be6 17. Ne2 Rd8 18. Qc2 Nd7 19. Nf4 Nxe5 20. Nd4 Bc8 21. h4 Nd3 22. Nxd3 cxd3 23. Qxd3 c5 24. Nb3 Qb4 25. Qc3 Qxc3 26. bxc3 b6 27. c4 Rh6 28. a5 b5 29. cxb5 axb5 30. Rfc1 c4 31. Nd4 Ba6 32. Bc6+ Rxc6 33. Nxc6 Rc8 34. Nd4 b4 35. Rab1 c3 36. Nxf5 Bc5 37. Nd4 Bxd4 38. exd4 Rc4 39. f3 Kd7 40. Kf2 Kc6 41. Ke3 Kb5 42. g4 Rc8 43. Kd3 Kxa5+ 44. Kc2 Bc4 45. Ra1+ Kb5 46. Ra7 Bd5 47. Kd3 b3 48. Rca1 b2 49. R1a5+ Kb6 50. R5a6+ Kb5 51. Ra5+ Kb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Van Wely, Loek (2695) [E81]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2017-01-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nge2 a6 7. Ng3 Nbd7 8. Be2 c6 9. O-O b5 10. Be3 Rb8 11. Rf2 Qc7 12. Rc1 b4 13. Na4 c5 14. d5 e6 15. b3 Re8 16. Qd2 exd5 17. cxd5 Nb6 18. Nxb6 Qxb6 19. Bh6 Bh8 20. h3 Bd7 21. Bc4 Bb5 22. Kh1 Qd8 23. Bg5 Rb7 24. Qf4 Qe7 25. Qh4 Qe5 26. Rd2 Bxc4 27. f4 Qxe4 28. Nxe4 Nxe4 29. Re1 Bc3 30. f5 Bxd2 31. Bxd2 Bxd5 32. Rxe4 Bxe4 33. Qf6 Bxg2+ 34. Kg1  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2808) – Wei, Yi (2706) [D41]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2017-01-28
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 cxd4 6. Qxd4 exd5 7. e4 Nc6 8. Bb5 dxe4 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Ng5 Be6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Nxe6+ fxe6 13. Ke2 Bb4 14. Na4 Kc7 15. Bf4+ Bd6 16. Be3 Nd5 17. Rac1 Rhf8 18. Nc5 Bxc5 19. Rxc5 Nf4+ 20. Bxf4+ Rxf4 21. Ke3 Raf8 22. Rc2 Rg4 23. g3 Rf3+ 24. Ke2 Rg6 25. Rhc1 Rgf6 26. Rxc6+ Kd7 27. Rc7+ Kd6 28. R1c6+ Kd5 29. Rc5+ Kd6 30. R7c6+ Kd7 31. Rc7+ Kd6 32. R7c6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [B91]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2017-01-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Be6 10. a4 Nbd7 11. Re1 Rc8 12. Nd2 Bg4 13. Bf3 Bxf3 14. Nxf3 Re8 15. Be3 Nb6 16. Rb1 Nc4 17. Qd3 d5 18. Nxd5 Nxd5 19. Qxd5 Qxd5 20. exd5 e4 21. Nd2 Nxd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) – Rapport, Richard (2702) [B12]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2017-01-28
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O Ng6 7. Be3 Nd7 8. Ne1 h5 9. Nd2 Ndxe5 10. dxe5 d4 11. Nc4 dxe3 12. Nxe3 Nxe5 13. Nxf5 exf5 14. Nd3 Bd6 15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. Qxd8+ Kxd8 17. c3 f4 18. Bc4 f6 19. Rfe1 Kc7 20. Rad1 Rae8 21. h3 Re7 22. Bd3 g5 23. Bf5 Rg8 24. f3 a5 25. a4 Rb8 26. Kf1 b5 27. axb5 Rxb5 28. Rd2 a4 29. Re4 Ra5 30. Bg6 h4 31. Rc4 Bd6 32. Be4 Bc5 33. Rd1 Kb6 34. Ra1 Rb5 35. Ra2 Rd7 36. Rcxa4 Kc7 37. b4 Be3 38. c4 Rb8 39. c5 Rd1+ 40. Ke2 Rg1 41. Kd3 Rd1+ 42. Kc3 Rc1+ 43. Bc2 Bf2 44. Ra7+ Rb7 45. Rxb7+ Kxb7 46. Kb3 Bd4 47. Kc4 Ra1 48. Ra5 Rxa5 49. bxa5 Bf2 50. Be4 Be1 51. a6+ Kxa6 52. Bxc6 Ka7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 11

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 28, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 7.5
2 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 7
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 6.5
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 6.5
5 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 6.5
6 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 6
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 6
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 5.5
9 Giri, Anish NED 2773 5.5
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 4.5
11 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 4.5
12 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 4.5
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 4
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 2.5

Carlsen,M (2840) – Adhiban,Baskaran (2653) [B01]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nxd5 4. d4 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Be2 Nc6 7. O-O e6 8. c3 Be7 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. Bxh5 Ng6 11. Qb3 Rb8 12. c4 Nf6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Qa4+ c6 15. Qxa7 Bd6 16. Nc3 Bc7 17. Rd1 Qd6 18. g3 Qd7 19. h4 O-O 20. Qc5 b5 21. cxb5 cxb5 22. a3 Rfc8 23. Qg5 b4 24. axb4 Rxb4 25. Qd2 Bb6 26. Ne2 Rbc4 27. Qd3 e5 28. Bg5 Ng4 29. Rac1 Rxc1 30. Rxc1 Re8 31. Rd1 exd4 32. Bf4 Nf6 33. Nc1 Nd5 34. Bd2 Qc6 35. Ne2 Qf6 36. Rc1 Qf5 37. Qxf5 gxf5 38. Kf1 d3 39. Nc3 Nxc3 40. Rxc3 Bd4 41. Rb3 g6 42. f3 Be5 43. g4 fxg4 44. fxg4 Bf6 45. h5 gxh5 46. gxh5 Re5 47. h6 Kh7 48. Rxd3 Rf5+ 49. Ke2 Bxb2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2773) – Harikrishna,P (2766) [A34]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb4 6. Bc4 Nd3+ 7. Ke2 Nxc1+ 8. Rxc1 a6 9. d4 b5 10. Bd5 Ra7 11. dxc5 e6 12. c6 b4 13. Qd4 Rc7 14. Na4 exd5 15. exd5 Be7 16. Qxg7 Bf6 17. Qh6 Re7+ 18. Kf1 Qxd5 19. Qxf6 Rg8 20. h3 Re6 21. Qf4 Nxc6 22. Nc5 Re7 23. g3 Rg6 24. Kg2 Qd6 25. Qc4 Qf6 26. Rce1 Qxb2 27. Na4 Qa3 28. Nb6 Bb7 29. Nd5 Rge6 30. Qc5 Rxe1 31. Rxe1 Rxe1 32. Nxe1 Qxa2 33. Nf3 Kd7 34. Kh2 Qe2 35. Nf6+ Kc7 36. Nd5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport,R (2702) – Van Wely,L (2695) [A01]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. c4 d6 6. Be2 f5 7. h4 h6 8. Nc3 Nf6 9. d4 e4 10. Ng1 Ne7 11. d5 c5 12. Nh3 O-O 13. Nf4 a6 14. Qd2 Rb8 15. f3 Qe8 16. O-O-O b5 17. Rdg1 b4 18. Nd1 a5 19. Nf2 a4 20. Bd1 a3 21. Ba1 g5 22. hxg5 hxg5 23. g4 gxf4 24. gxf5 fxe3 25. Qxe3 Nxf5 26. Qg5 exf3 27. Bxf6 Rxf6 28. Qxf6 Qe3+ 29. Kb1 Qxf2 30. Qd8+ Kf7 31. Qc7+ Kf6 32. Qd8+ Kf7 33. Rxg7+ Nxg7 34. Qc7+ Kg8 35. Bc2 Bf5 36. Qxb8+ Kf7 37. Qc7+ Kg8 38. Qd8+ Kf7 39. Qc7+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2767) – Eljanov,P (2755) [A45]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c6 4. e3 Qb6 5. Bd3 Bg4 6. Ne2 Nbd7 7. f3 Bh5 8. Nf4 Bg6 9. Qe2 e5 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. O-O-O O-O-O 12. c3 Re8 13. Qf2 Nh7 14. Bh4 f5 15. Qg1 Nhf6 16. Bg3 Bd6 17. e4 Nh5 18. Bf2 Nf4 19. Bf1 exd4 20. Bxd4 Bc5 21. g3 Ne6 22. Bxc5 Ndxc5 23. exd5 cxd5 24. b4 Na4 25. Qxb6 Nxb6 26. Bb5 Re7 27. Rde1 a6 28. Bd3 Rhe8 29. Bc2 Nc7 30. Rxe7 Rxe7 31. g4 Nb5 32. gxf5 Nxc3 33. Kb2 d4 34. Ne4 Nxe4 35. Bxe4 gxf5 36. Bxf5+ Kb8 37. Be4 Rc7 38. Rg1 Rc3 39. Kb1 Nc4 40. Rd1 Na3+ 41. Ka1 Rc4 42. Rg1 Rc7 43. Kb2 Nc4+ 44. Kc2 Ne5+ 45. Kd2 Rf7 46. Rg3 d3 47. Bxd3 Nxf3+ 48. Ke2 Nxh2 49. a3 Rf4 50. Ke3 Rf7 51. Ke2 Rf4 52. Ke3 Rf7 53. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin,D (2736) – So,W (2808) [C67]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
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. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Bf4 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. c3 d5 14. Bd3 g6 15. Nd2 Ng7 16. Qe2 c6 17. Re1 Bf5 18. Bxf5 Nxf5 19. Nf3 Ng7 20. Be5 Bxe5 21. Nxe5 Qd6 22. Qf3 f6 23. Nd3 Re8 24. Rxe8+ Nxe8 25. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei Yi (2706) – Karjakin,Sergey (2785) [C65]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Bxc6 bxc6 7. Nxe5 d5 8. d4 Bb6 9. O-O dxe4 10. Bg5 c5 11. Nd2 cxd4 12. Nxe4 dxc3 13. Qf3 Bb7 14. Bxf6 Bxe4 15. Qxe4 Qxf6 16. Nd7 Qg6 17. Qxg6 hxg6 18. Nxf8 cxb2 19. Rab1 Kxf8 20. Rfd1 Ke7 21. Rxb2 g5 22. Rbd2 Rh8 23. g3 Rh5 24. Kg2 Kf6 25. h3 Rh6 26. Rd8 Ke7 27. R1d7+ Ke6 28. Rd2 Rf6 29. Rg8 Rg6 30. Re8+ Kf6 31. Rd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2750) – Aronian,L (2780) [D19]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11), 2017-01-27
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. e3 e6 7. Bxc4 Bb4 8. O-O O-O 9. Qe2 Nbd7 10. e4 Bg6 11. Bd3 Bh5 12. e5 Nd5 13. Nxd5 cxd5 14. Qe3 Re8 15. Bd2 Qa5 16. Qe1 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Qxd2 18. Nxd2 Nb8 19. Rfc1 Nc6 20. Bb5 Reb8 21. Nb3 a6 22. Bf1 Rf8 23. f3 f6 24. exf6 Rxf6 25. Rc3 g5 26. Rd1 Rf4 27. Be2 Bg6 28. g3 Rf7 29. Nc5 Re7 30. Rd2 a5 31. Bb5 Na7 32. Re2 Rc8 33. Rce3 b6 34. Nxe6 Nxb5 35. axb5 Rc1+ 36. Kf2 Rh1 37. Kg2 Rb1 38. Re5 Bd3 39. Rd2 Bf1+ 40. Kf2 h6 41. f4 Bh3 42. Nd8 Kf8 43. Rxe7 Kxe7 44. Nc6+ Kf6 45. fxg5+ hxg5 46. Ne5 Bf1 47. Nd7+ Ke6 48. Nxb6 Bxb5 49. Rc2 a4 50. Kf3 Be8 51. Re2+ Kf7 52. Nc8 Kf8 53. Rf2 Bh5+ 54. Ke3+ Kg7 55. Nd6 a3 56. bxa3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 25, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 7
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 6
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 6
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 6
5 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 6
6 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 6
7 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 5.5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 5
9 Giri, Anish NED 2773 5
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 4
11 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 4
12 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 4
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 3.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 2

Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [C48]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.1), 2017-01-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O h6 7. a3 Re8 8. h3 Bc5 9. Be3 Nd4 10. Bc4 c6 11. Re1 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Bxe3 13. fxe3 b5 14. Ba2 a5 15. Ne2 d6 16. Ng3 Be6 17. Rf1 d5 18. Rf2 Ra7 19. exd5 cxd5 20. Nf5 Kh7 21. Qg3 Bxf5 22. Rxf5 Rc7 23. c3 b4 24. cxb4 axb4 25. a4 b3 26. Bxb3 Qb8 27. Ra3 e4 28. Kh2 exd3 29. Bxd5 d2 30. Rd3 Rc2 31. Qxb8 Rxb8 32. b3 Nxd5 33. Rfxd5 d1=Q 34. Rxd1 Rxb3 35. R5d2 Rxd2 36. Rxd2 Ra3 37. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2695) – Giri, Anish (2773) [D43]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.2), 2017-01-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. g3 Nd7 8. Bg2 dxc4 9. O-O Be7 10. e3 O-O 11. Nd2 Nb6 12. a4 a5 13. f4 Bb4 14. Qe2 c5 15. dxc5 Bxc5 16. Nce4 Qe7 17. Nxc5 Qxc5 18. Rfc1 Bd7 19. Nxc4 Nxc4 20. Rxc4 Qb6 21. Rd1 Rfd8 22. Rcd4 Be8 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Rxd8 Qxd8 25. Bxb7 Bxa4 26. Be4 g6 27. Kf2 Qc7 28. Qd2 Bb5 29. Bf3 e5 30. h4 exf4 31. gxf4 Bd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Rapport, Richard (2702) [E18]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.3), 2017-01-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 Bf6 9. Be1 Re8 10. Qc2 d5 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. Nd2 Bxd4 13. Rd1 Qc8 14. Nxe4 Bc5 15. Ng5 f5 16. Bxb7 Qxb7 17. Bc3 Bf8 18. e4 h6 19. exf5 hxg5 20. f6 c5 21. f4 g4 22. f5 gxf6 23. fxe6 Qh7 24. Qg2 Na6 25. Rd7 Qh5 26. Rxf6 Rad8 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8 28. Qf1+  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [B96]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.4), 2017-01-25
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 Nbd7 10. Bc4 e5 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. Nf5 g6 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. Qxd5 Rh7 15. O-O-O gxf5 16. exf5 Be7 17. Bxe7 Kxe7 18. Rhf1 Qf6 19. Bb3 Rh8 20. Rf3 Re8 21. Ba4 Rd8 22. Rg3 b5 23. Qxa8 bxa4 24. Rc3 Nb6 25. Qa7+ Rd7 26. Rc7 Kd8 27. Rdxd7+ Nxd7 28. Rc3 Qd6 29. Qa8 Nc5 30. Qa7 Nd7 31. Rg3 Ke7 32. Rd3 Qc6 33. Rc3 Qxg2 34. Rxc8 Qh1+ 35. Kd2 Qxh2+ 36. Kc3 Qh3+ 37. Kb4 Qxf5 38. Qc7 e4 39. Qd8+ Kd6 40. Qc7+ Ke7 41. c4 e3 42. Qd8+ Kd6 43. Qc7+ Ke7 44. Qd8+ Kd6 45. Qc7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Wei, Yi (2706) [A13]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.5), 2017-01-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 c5 5. Bb2 Nc6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bc7 11. Nd2 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Qd6 13. g3 Bh3 14. Re1 Rac8 15. Bf1 Bg4 16. Be2 Bf5 17. Bb2 Qe7 18. a3 Bb6 19. Ra2 Ne4 20. Nxe4 dxe4 21. Qa1 Rc2 22. Bc3 Rxa2 23. Qxa2 Rd8 24. Qb2 Qg5 25. h4 Qg6 26. Be5 Bg4 27. Qc2 Bxe2 28. Rxe2 Qf5 29. Bf4 h6 30. Rd2 Rd3 31. Rd1 g5 32. hxg5 hxg5 33. Bb8 Kh7 34. Qe2 Kg6 35. b4 Qd7 36. Rc1 Rd2 37. Qe1 Qd3 38. a4 Re2 39. Qc3 Rxe3 40. fxe3 Bxe3+ 41. Kh1 Bxc1 42. Qxc1 e3 43. Bxa7 e2 44. Qe1 Kh5 45. b5 Kg4 46. Kh2 Qh7+ 47. Kg1 Qd3 48. Bb6 f5 49. Ba5 b6 50. Bxb6 f4 51. gxf4 gxf4 52. Bc5 Qc4 53. Bb6 Qd3 54. Bc5 Qc4 55. Bb6 Qd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) [C50]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.6), 2017-01-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a5 7. Re1 h6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. h3 Ba7 10. Nf1 Be6 11. Ng3 Bxc4 12. dxc4 Ne7 13. Nh2 Qd7 14. Qf3 Qe6 15. b3 a4 16. Bd2 Kh7 17. Nhf1 c6 18. Be3 Bb8 19. Nd2 axb3 20. axb3 Bc7 21. Nh5 Nd7 22. Qg4 Qxg4 23. hxg4 b5 24. cxb5 cxb5 25. Ng3 Bb6 26. Bxb6 Nxb6 27. Nf5 Nxf5 28. exf5 f6 29. Ne4 d5 30. Nd6 b4 31. cxb4 d4 32. Ra5 Rab8 33. Ne4 Rfd8 34. b5 Nd5 35. Rc1 Rbc8 36. Rc6 Nc3 37. Nd2 e4 38. Rxc8 Rxc8 39. Nc4 d3 40. b6 Ne2+ 41. Kf1 Nd4 42. b7 d2 43. Ra1 Rb8 44. Na5 Nb5 45. Rd1 Nd6 46. Rxd2 Nxb7 47. Nxb7 Rxb7 48. Rb2 h5 49. b4 hxg4 50. Ke2 g6 51. fxg6+ Kxg6 52. Ke3 g3 53. fxg3 Kf5 54. b5 Rb6 55. g4+ Ke5 56. Rf2 Re6 57. Rc2 Re7 58. b6 Rb7 59. Rb2 Kd5 60. g3 Kc6 61. Kxe4  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2808) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) [E06]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.7), 2017-01-25
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. O-O Nc6 8. dxc5 d4 9. a3 a5 10. Rd1 e5 11. Nc3 Bxc5 12. Nd5 h6 13. Bd2 a4 14. Bb4 Nxb4 15. axb4 Nxd5 16. bxc5 Nb4 17. Qd2 Nc6 18. b4 Qe7 19. Qb2 Bg4 20. Re1 Rfd8 21. Nd2 Be6 22. b5 Nb8 23. Qb4 f5 24. Nb3 Nd7 25. Bxb7 Rab8 26. Rxa4 Rxb7 27. c6 Qxb4 28. Rxb4 Rc7 29. cxd7 Rxc4 30. Rxc4 Bxc4 31. Rc1 Be6 32. Rc8 Rxc8 33. dxc8=Q+ Bxc8 34. b6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 24, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 6
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 5.5
3 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 5.5
4 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 5
6 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 4.5
9 Giri, Anish NED 2773 4.5
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 4
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 4
12 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 3.5
13 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 3.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 1.5

Carlsen,M (2840) – Van Wely,L (2695) [B81]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 h6 7. Bg2 Nc6 8. h3 g5 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. e5 Nd5 11. exd6 Qxd6 12. O-O Ba6 13. Re1 Be7 14. Ne4 Qc7 15. c4 Nb4 16. b3 Rd8 17. Qf3 Nd3 18. Rd1 Nxc1 19. Raxc1 Qf4 20. Rxd8+ Bxd8 21. Qxf4 gxf4 22. Nc5 Bc8 23. Bxc6+ Ke7 24. Bf3 Bb6 25. Nd3 Rd8 26. Nb4 Bd7 27. c5 Ba5 28. Rc4 Rc8 29. c6 Bxb4 30. Rxb4 Bxc6 31. Bxc6 Rxc6 32. Rxf4 a5 33. Kg2 Rc5 34. h4 Rd5 35. Kf3 f6 36. Ke3 h5 37. f3 hxg4 38. fxg4 Rd1 39. Ra4 Re1+ 40. Kf3 Re5 41. Rc4 Rd5 42. h5 Rd2 43. Ra4 Rd5 44. Ke3 Rg5 45. Rc4 Kd6 46. Kf4 Rd5 47. Rc8 Rd4+ 48. Kg3 Kd7 49. Ra8 Rd3+ 50. Kg2 Rd2+ 51. Kf3 Rd3+ 52. Ke4 Rh3 53. Rxa5 e5 54. Kf5 Rf3+ 55. Kg6 e4 56. h6 e3 57. h7 Rh3 58. Ra7+ Kd6 59. Ra8  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2773) – Rapport,R (2702) [E16]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 a5 7. O-O O-O 8. Bf4 Be7 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. Qc2 Nxc3 11. Qxc3 d6 12. Qc2 f5 13. Rad1 Be4 14. Qc1 Qe8 15. Qe3 Bf6 16. c5 bxc5 17. dxc5 e5 18. Qb3+ Qf7 19. Bg5 Qxb3 20. axb3 h6 21. Bxf6 Rxf6 22. cxd6 cxd6 23. Nd2 Bxg2 24. Kxg2 Nc6 25. Nc4 Nd4 26. f4 Nxb3 27. Rxd6 Rxd6 28. Nxd6 exf4 29. Rxf4 Rd8 30. Nxf5 Rd2 31. Kf2 Nc1 32. Rc4 Nxe2 33. Rc8+ Kf7 34. Rb8 Nc3+ 35. Kf3 Nd1 36. b3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2767) – Harikrishna,P (2766) [A34]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 e6 6. Nxd5 exd5 7. b4 c4 8. Bb2 Bxb4 9. Bxg7 Rg8 10. Be5 Nc6 11. Bg3 Bf5 12. Be2 Be7 13. O-O h5 14. d3 h4 15. Bf4 d4 16. exd4 Nxd4 17. dxc4 Nxe2+ 18. Qxe2 Bd3 19. Qe5 Bxf1 20. Rxf1 Rc8 21. Re1 Rc6 22. Nd4 Rcg6 23. g3 hxg3 24. hxg3 Kf8 25. Rd1 Qd7 26. Rd2 Rf6 27. Qh5 a6 28. Bg5 Rd6 29. Bh6+ Ke8 30. Qe5 b6 31. a4 Qb7 32. Bf4 Rd7 33. Nf5 Rxd2 34. Bxd2 Rg6 35. Bb4 Re6 36. Ng7+ Kd7 37. Qd4+ Rd6 38. Bxd6 Bxd6 39. Nf5 Qc6 40. Qf6 Bc5 41. Qxf7+ Kc8 42. Qg8+ Kb7 43. Qg7+ Kc8 44. Qh8+ Kb7 45. Qh7+ Kb8 46. g4 Qxa4 47. Qh2+ Kb7 48. Qf4 a5 49. g5 Qc6 50. Nd4 Qg6 51. Nb5 Qg7 52. Kg2 a4 53. Qf3+ Kb8 54. Qg3+ Kc8 55. g6 a3 56. Nd6+ Kd7 57. Nf5 Qg8 58. g7 a2 59. Qg4 a1=Q 60. Nh6+ Qe6 61. Qxe6+ Kxe6 62. g8=Q+ Kd7 63. Qf7+ Kc6 64. Ng4 Qd4 65. Qf5 Bd6 66. Ne3 Qg7+ 67. Kf1 Bc5 68. Qc8+ Qc7 69. Qe6+ Kb7 70. Qe4+ Qc6 71. Nd5 b5 72. Qh7+ Ka6 73. Qe4 Ka7 74. Qh7+ Ka6 75. Nc7+ Ka5 76. Nxb5 Qf3 77. Qc2 Kb4 78. Qd2+ Kxc4 79. Qe2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2750) – Karjakin,Sergey (2785) [E15]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
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. O-O Nbd7 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Qc2 Bb7 12. Rfd1 c5 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. Bxe5 Qb6 16. cxd5 exd5 17. Rac1 Rac8 18. e3 Rfd8 19. Qf5 g6 20. Qf4 Nh5 21. Qg4 Nf6 22. Qf4 Nh5 23. Qf3 Qe6 24. Bb2 Rd7 25. Qe2 Bf6 26. Bxf6 Nxf6 27. Qb5 Rdc7 28. Qa4 Kg7 29. Qf4 h6 30. h4 Nh5 31. Qa4 Nf6 32. Qf4 Nh5 33. Qa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin,D (2736) – Eljanov,P (2755) [A45]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. Nd2 h6 4. Bh4 d5 5. e3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Bd3 Qb6 8. Rb1 e5 9. Ne2 cxd4 10. exd4 e4 11. Bc2 g5 12. Bg3 Bg7 13. O-O O-O 14. b4 Nh5 15. Bd6 Rd8 16. Bc5 Qc7 17. f3 e3 18. b5 b6 19. bxc6 bxc5 20. Nb3 c4 21. Nc5 Nf4 22. Re1 Bf8 23. Ba4 Bxc5 24. dxc5 Nd3 25. Nd4 Nxe1 26. Qxe1 Re8 27. h4 Re7 28. hxg5 hxg5 29. Rb7 Bxb7 30. cxb7 Rb8 31. c6 Rbe8 32. Ne2 f6 33. Qd1 Rh7 34. Qxd5+ Kg7 35. g3 Rd8 36. Qe6 Rdh8 37. f4 Rh1+ 38. Kg2 R1h2+ 39. Kf3 Rf2+ 40. Kxe3 Rhh2 41. Bd1 gxf4+ 42. Nxf4 Qb6+ 43. Ke4 Qb1+ 44. Kd5 Qxd1+ 45. Kc5 Rxf4 46. Qe7+ Kg6 47. Qe8+ Kg7 48. Qe7+ Kh6 49. Qf8+ Kh7 50. Qf7+ Kh6 51. Qf8+ Kh7 52. Qf7+ Kh6 53. Qf8+ Kh7 54. Qf7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2808) – Aronian,L (2780) [D39]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Qa5 10. Bb5+ Nbd7 11. Bxf6 Qxc3+ 12. Kf1 gxf6 13. h4 Qb4 14. Rh3 a6 15. Be2 Ne5 16. Rb1 Qd6 17. Qd2 Bd7 18. Rxb7 Bb5 19. Rc3 Rd8 20. Nf3 Qxd2 21. Bxb5+ axb5 22. Nxd2 O-O 23. Nf3 Nxf3 24. Rxf3 Rb8 25. Rg3+ Kh8 26. Rxb8 Rxb8 27. Rb3 Ra8 28. Rxb5 Rxa2 29. Rb4 Kg7 30. g3 Ra5 31. Kg2 f5 32. exf5 Rxf5 33. g4 Ra5 34. Kg3 h6 35. Rc4 Rb5 36. Rd4 Ra5 37. Rc4 Rb5 38. Rd4 Ra5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei Yi (2706) – Adhiban,Baskaran (2653) [A15]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9), 2017-01-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. h3 Na6 7. Be3 c6 8. Rc1 Nc7 9. Be2 b5 10. e5 dxe5 11. dxe5 Nd7 12. cxb5 cxb5 13. O-O Bb7 14. Nxb5 Nd5 15. e6 fxe6 16. Qb3 Ne5 17. Nxe5 Bxe5 18. Bg4 Kh8 19. Bd4 Bf6 20. Bxf6+ Rxf6 21. Nc7 Rb8 22. Nxe6 Qg8 23. Nc5 Ba6 24. Be6 Rxb3 25. Bxg8 Kxg8 26. Nxb3 Bxf1 27. Kxf1 Nb4 28. Rc7 Nd3 29. Ke2 Nf4+ 30. Kf1 Nd3 31. Rd7 Nxb2 32. Rxa7 Nd3 33. f3 Re6 34. Kg1 Nf4 35. Rd7 Ne2+ 36. Kf2 Nc3 37. Rd2 Ra6 38. Nc1 Kf7 39. Ke3 Ke6 40. Kd4 Nb5+ 41. Kc5 Nd6 42. Nb3 Kd7 43. Kb4 Rb6+ 44. Kc3 Rc6+ 45. Kb2 Kc7 46. Nd4 Rb6+ 47. Kc3 e5 48. Ne6+ Kc6 49. Kd3 Ra6 50. Rc2+ Kb6 51. Nd8 Kb5 52. Rb2+ Kc5 53. Ne6+ Kc6 54. Rc2+ Kb6 55. Kc3 Ra3+ 56. Kb4 Rd3 57. Nf8 Rd4+ 58. Kb3 Nf5 59. Kc3 Ne3 60. Re2 Nd5+ 61. Kc2 Rc4+ 62. Kb3 Rc3+ 63. Kb2 Rc7 64. Rd2 Rb7 65. Ne6 Kc6+ 66. Kc1 Ra7 67. Ng5 Nf6 68. Re2 Kd5 69. Kb2 Rb7+ 70. Kc2 Ra7 71. Kb2 Rb7+ 72. Ka1 Rb4 73. a3 Rd4 74. Kb2 Rd3 75. a4 h6 76. Nf7 e4 77. fxe4+ Nxe4 78. Nxh6 Rd4 79. a5 Ra4 80. Ng8 Kd4 81. Ne7 Kd3 82. Rc2 Rxa5 83. Nxg6 Ra2+ 84. Kxa2 Kxc2 85. h4 Nf6 86. Ne5 Kc3 87. Kb1 Kd4 88. Nf3+ Ke3 89. Kc2 Kf2 90. Kd3 Kxg2 91. Nd2 Kg3 92. Ne4+ Kxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 22, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 5.5
2 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 5
3 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 4.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 4.5
6 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 4.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 4.5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 4
9 Giri, Anish NED 2773 4
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 3.5
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 3.5
12 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 3
13 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 3
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 1.5

Rapport, Richard (2702) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [A06]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.1), 2017-01-22
1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. d3 h6 5. Nbd2 Nf6 6. c4 c6 7. g3 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. a3 a5 11. Qb1 Bh7 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 Qb6 14. Bc3 Rxa1 15. Qxa1 Bxb4 16. Bxb4 Qxb4 17. Rb1 Qd6 18. Rxb7 e5 19. d4 exd4 20. Nxd4 c5 21. N4b3 d4 22. Bh3 d3 23. e3 Ne5 24. Bg2 Rc8 25. f4 Neg4 26. e4 Re8 27. e5 Nxe5 28. fxe5 Rxe5 29. Rb6 Qe7 30. Rb8+ Ne8 31. Bc6 Re1+ 32. Qxe1 Qxe1+ 33. Nf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Giri, Anish (2773) [E10]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.2), 2017-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Na3 Nbd7 9. Rc1 Ne4 10. Be3 Bxa3 11. bxa3 Nd6 12. c5 Nc4 13. Rxc4 dxc4 14. Qc2 h6 15. Qxc4 b6 16. Bf4 Re8 17. Bd6 Bb7 18. Ne5 bxc5 19. dxc5 Nxe5 20. Bxe5 a5 21. Rb1 Ra7 22. Qc3 f6 23. Bd6 Ba8 24. Be4 f5 25. Bc2 Rb7 26. Rd1 Rd7 27. e4 Qf6 28. Qc4 Kh8 29. Re1 Qf7 30. Qd3 f4 31. gxf4 e5 32. Qh3 Rxd6 33. cxd6 Qg6+ 34. Qg3 Qxd6 35. Rd1 Qc5 36. Rd7 Rg8 37. Bb3 exf4 38. Qg6 f3 39. h4 Qc3 40. Bxg8 Qe1+ 41. Kh2 Qxf2+ 42. Kh3 Qf1+ 43. Kg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) [C25]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.3), 2017-01-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. f4 Nge7 7. Nf3 Nd4 8. O-O Bg4 9. Be3 c5 10. Qd2 O-O 11. Nh4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Qd7 13. Rf2 Rae8 14. Bh6 Bxh6 15. Qxh6 b5 16. h3 Be6 17. Raf1 Qd8 18. Nb1 d5 19. Nd2 dxe4 20. Nxe4 Nef5 21. Rxf5 Nxf5 22. Rxf5 Qd4+ 23. Rf2 f5 24. Ng5 Qg7 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Bc6 h6 27. Nxe6+ Rxe6 28. Bxb5 Rb8 29. a4 a6 30. Bc4 Re1+ 31. Kg2 Rxb2 32. Bxa6 Rc1 33. Bc4 Rcxc2 34. Rxc2 Rxc2+ 35. Kf3 Kf6 36. a5 g5 37. a6 Rc1 38. Ng2 Ke5 39. Ne3 h5 40. Nc2 g4+ 41. Ke3 gxh3 42. a7 h2 43. a8=Q h1=Q 44. Qb8+ Kf6 45. Qf8+ Kg6 46. Bf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) – Wei, Yi (2706) [C43]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.4), 2017-01-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 d5 5. Nbd2 Nc5 6. Be2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 Nc6 9. Nf1 f6 10. exf6 Bxf6 11. Ng3 Qd6 12. c3 Be6 13. Ng5 Bd7 14. Bf3 Ne7 15. Be3 Ne6 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Qe2 Bf7 18. Rad1 Rfe8 19. Qb5 a6 20. Qa4 b5 21. Qc2 Qc6 22. Nh5 Be5 23. Nf4 Rad8 24. Nd3 Bf6 25. Bf4 Ng6 26. Bg3 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 Qb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – So, Wesley (2808) [A06]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.5), 2017-01-22
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 b6 5. Bb2 Bb7 6. Nc3 a6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Bd6 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 Nbd7 11. O-O Qe7 12. a4 Ne4 13. Ne2 a5 14. Nf4 Rac8 15. Re1 Bb4 16. Re2 Nc3 17. Bxc3 Bxc3 18. Rc1 Bb4 19. Rec2 c6 20. Nd3 Bd6 21. Qd2 g6 22. Qc3 Rfe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) [B92]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.6), 2017-01-22
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 Bxd5 11. exd5 O-O 12. a4 Rc8 13. a5 Ne8 14. O-O Bg5 15. c4 f5 16. f3 Bxe3+ 17. Qxe3 f4 18. Qf2 g5 19. Nd2 Ndf6 20. b4 Ng7 21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. fxe4 g4 23. c5 Qg5 24. c6 bxc6 25. Bxa6 g3 26. Qf3 Rc7 27. dxc6 gxh2+ 28. Kxh2 d5 29. exd5 Nf5 30. d6 Qh6+ 31. Qh3 Qxd6 32. Bc4+ Kh8 33. b5 Rg7 34. Rad1 Nd4 35. Rxd4 Qxd4 36. Qd3 Qc5 37. Rf3 Qe7 38. Bd5 Qg5 39. Rh3 Rd8 40. b6 e4 41. Qxe4 f3 42. Qxf3 Rxd5 43. c7 Qe5+ 44. Rg3 Rxg3 45. Qxg3 Qh5+ 46. Qh3 Qe5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2695) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [D83]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.7), 2017-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. b3 Na6 10. Nf3 Qa5+ 11. Qd2 Nb4 12. Be2 Qa3 13. O-O c6 14. Ng5 Bd5 15. e4 h6 16. exd5 hxg5 17. Bxg5 Nxd5 18. h4 Qb4 19. Qxb4 Nxb4 20. Bxe7 Rfe8 21. Bxb4 Rxe2 22. Rfd1 Rd8 23. a4 Rb2 24. Bc5 b6 25. Be7 Rxd4 26. Rxd4 Bxd4 27. Rxc6 Rxb3 28. Rc2 Rb1+ 29. Kh2 Ra1 30. Rc4 Bxf2 31. Bf6 Bg1+ 32. Kg3 Ra3+ 33. Kf4 Be3+ 34. Ke5 Bc5 35. g4 Rd3 36. Ke4 Rd1 37. a5 Rf1 38. g5 Kf8 39. Kd5 Ke8 40. Kc6 Re1 41. Kb7 Bf2 42. Rc2 Be3 43. a6 b5 44. Rb2 Kd7 45. Rxb5 Rd1 46. Be5 Ke6 47. Bb8 f6 48. Rb3 Bg1 49. gxf6 Kxf6 50. Rb5 Be3 51. Bc7 Rd3 52. Be5+ Ke6 53. Bh2 Kf6 54. Bc7 Ke6 55. Bb8 Kf6 56. Bg3 Rd7+ 57. Kc6 Rd3 58. Bd6 Bf2 59. Bb8 Rc3+ 60. Kb7 Rd3 61. Bf4 Rd7+ 62. Kc6 Rd3 63. Bb8 Rc3+ 64. Kb7 Rd3 65. Rb1 Rd2 66. Ka8 Ra2 67. Rf1 Ke6 68. Bxa7 Bxh4 69. Kb7 Rb2+ 70. Kc6 Ra2 71. Kb5 Rb2+ 72. Kc6 Ra2 73. Kb7 Rb2+ 74. Kc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 7

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Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 4.5
3 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 4.5
4 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 4.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2773 4
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 4
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 3.5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 3.5
9 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 3.5
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 3.5
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 3
12 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 2.5
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 2
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 1

Carlsen, Magnus (2840) – Giri, Anish (2773) [D05]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.1), 2017-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 c5 5. c3 b6 6. O-O Bb7 7. Nbd2 Be7 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 Nbd7 10. Qe2 Bd6 11. c4 cxd4 12. exd4 Qe7 13. Ne5 Ba3 14. Bxa3 Qxa3 15. f4 Qb2 16. Nef3 dxc4 17. bxc4 Bxf3 18. Nxf3 Qxe2 19. Bxe2 Rac8 20. a4 Rc7 21. a5 Rd8 22. axb6 Nxb6 23. Rfc1 Nc8 24. g3 Ne7 25. Ra4 Nc6 26. c5 Nd5 27. Ne5 Nde7 28. Rcc4 Nxe5 29. fxe5 f6 30. exf6 gxf6 31. Bf3 e5 32. dxe5 fxe5 33. c6 Nf5 34. Ra5 Re8 35. Rcc5 Nd4 36. Be4 Kf7 37. Kg2 Kf6 38. Ra2 Ke6 39. Rca5 Ree7 40. Rf2 Rg7 41. h4 h5 42. Kh2 a6 43. Bd5+ Ke7 44. Rxa6 Kd6 45. Bg2 Rge7 46. Ra5 Nxc6 47. Rf6+ Re6 48. Rd5+ Ke7 49. Rf5 e4 50. Rxh5 e3 51. Rh7+ Ke8 52. Rxc7 e2 53. Bf3 e1=Q 54. Bh5+ Kf8 55. Rf5+ Kg8 56. Bf7+ Kh8 57. Rh5+ Kg7 58. Bxe6+ Kf6 59. Rh6+ Ke5 60. Bh3 Qd2+ 61. Bg2 Qxh6 62. Rxc6 Qh7 63. Rc4 Kf6 64. Rg4 Qd7 65. Rg5 Qc7 66. Rb5 Qc2 67. Rb6+ Kg7 68. Re6 Qa2 69. Re7+ Kf6 70. Re4 Kg7 71. Kh3 Qf7 72. Re2 Qf5+ 73. Kh2 Qf6 74. Be4 Qf1 75. Rc2 Qe1 76. Bf3 Qf1 77. Bg2 Qe1 78. Rc7+ Kh8 79. Rc4 Qe2 80. Re4 Qd2 81. Re6 Qa2 82. Re8+ Kg7 83. Re7+ Kh8 84. Re3 Qd2 85. Rf3 Qd7 86. Rb3 Qe6 87. Rb2 Qe5 88. Rf2 Qe6 89. Bf3 Qe5 90. Kg2 Qf6 91. Re2 Qd8 92. Ra2 Qf6 93. Rc2 Qe7 94. Rc6 Qd8 95. Rc2 Qe7 96. Rc8+ Kg7 97. Rc6 Kh8 98. Rh6+ Kg7 99. Rh5 Qe1 100. Rd5 Qe7 101. Rb5 Qe1 102. Rb7+ Kh8 103. Rd7 Qe8 104. Rd1 Qc8 105. Re1 Qc3 106. Rf1 Qd2+ 107. Kh3 Qd7+ 108. g4 Qd3 109. Kg2 Qd2+ 110. Rf2 Qe1 111. h5 Kg7 112. Re2 Qa5 113. Re4 Kf6 114. Rf4+ Kg5 115. Rf5+ Qxf5 116. gxf5 Kxf5 117. Kg3 Kg5 118. Bg4 Kh6 119. Kh4 Kg7 120. Kg5 Kh8 121. h6 Kh7 122. Be6 Kh8 123. Kg6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) – Rapport, Richard (2702) [C55]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.2), 2017-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Nc3 d6 7. a3 Be6 8. Nd5 a5 9. Ng5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Nb8 11. f4 Nbd7 12. Ba2 a4 13. Kh1 c6 14. dxc6 bxc6 15. fxe5 Nxe5 16. d4 Ng6 17. c3 d5 18. Bb1 Bd6 19. Bf5 Re8 20. Qf3 h6 21. Nh3 Nh4 22. Qf2 Nxf5 23. Qxf5 Qd7 24. Qxd7 Nxd7 25. Bf4 Bf8 26. Rae1 Re4 27. Rxe4 dxe4 28. Nf2 Re8 29. Re1 g5 30. Bc1 Nf6 31. g3 Kg7 32. c4 Kg6 33. Bd2 Bg7 34. Kg2 h5 35. h3 Nd7 36. Rxe4 Rxe4 37. Nxe4 Bxd4 38. Bc3 Bb6 39. g4 f5 40. Nd2 Be3 41. b4 Nb6 42. b5 cxb5 43. cxb5 Nd5 44. gxh5+ Kxh5 45. Ba5 Bxd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Van Wely, Loek (2695) [B94]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.3), 2017-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Bc4 Qb6 8. O-O Qc5 9. Bd5 e6 10. Re1 Be7 11. Be3 Qa5 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. Nxe6 Nc5 14. b4 Qxb4 15. Nc7+ Kd8 16. N3d5 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Qa3 18. Nb6 Rb8 19. Nc4 Qb4 20. Nxd6 Nd3 21. Qxd3 Qxd6 22. Qxd6+ Bxd6 23. Rad1 Kc7 24. Rxd6 Kxd6 25. Bf4+ Ke6 26. Bxb8 Bd7 27. Ba7 Rc8 28. Rc1 Rc4 29. f3 Ra4 30. Ra1 Rc4 31. c3 b5 32. a3 a5 33. Bb6 Ra4 34. Bd4 g6 35. Kf2 g5 36. Ke3 Bc6 37. Kd2 h5 38. Kc2 b4 39. cxb4 axb4 40. axb4 Rxb4 41. Kc3 Ra4 42. Rxa4 Bxa4 43. g3 h4 44. f4 gxf4 45. gxf4 h3 46. Kd2 Kd6 47. Ke3 Bc2 48. f5 Kc6 49. Kf4 Bd3 50. Bb2 Bc2 51. e5 Kd5 52. Kg5 Bd3 53. e6  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [C50]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.4), 2017-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. Re1 Be6 9. c3 Bb6 10. Bb3 f6 11. d4 Bf7 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Bxd5 Bxd5 14. Nxe5 fxe5 15. Be3 Bc6 16. Nd2 Qf6 17. Qe2 Qg6 18. f3 Rad8 19. Bxb6 axb6 20. Ne4 Rf4 21. Rad1 Rdf8 22. Qc4+ Kh8 23. Kh2 h6 24. Rd2 Kh7 25. Qd3 Kh8 26. Rde2 Qe6 27. b3 R4f7 28. Qe3 Re7 29. Qf2 Qd5 30. Re3 Qa5 31. Qb2 Rfe8 32. c4 Bd7 33. Nc3 c6 34. Ne4 Re6 35. Rd1 Bc8 36. b4 Qa8 37. Nd6 R8e7 38. Red3 Rd7 39. Qc2 Ree7 40. Qf2 Qb8 41. Qxb6 e4 42. fxe4 Rxe4 43. Qf2 Kg8 44. Qg3 Ree7 45. c5 Qc7 46. Nf5 Qxg3+ 47. Rxg3 Rf7 48. Nxh6+ Kh7 49. Nxf7 Rxd1 50. Re3 Bf5 51. Nd6 Bb1 52. a4 Bc2 53. a5 Rb1 54. Rc3 Bb3 55. Nxb7 Bd5 56. a6 Rxb4 57. Ra3 Rb2 58. h4  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2808) – Eljanov, Pavel (2755) [C50]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.5), 2017-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Na3 h6 9. Nc2 Qe7 10. Be3 Be6 11. Bxe6 Qxe6 12. Bxa7 Rxa7 13. d4 Ne7 14. Nd2 O-O 15. Qe2 Raa8 16. g3 Rfe8 17. a5 Rac8 18. d5 Qd7 19. Ne3 Nh7 20. Ra3 Rf8 21. Rb3 Rb8 22. Ra1 f5 23. exf5 Nxf5 24. Qg4 h5 25. Qxh5 Nxe3 26. fxe3 Rf5 27. Qh4 Ng5 28. Rb4 e4 29. Kg2 Qf7 30. Nxe4 Qxd5 31. Rd4 Nf3 32. Nf6+ Rxf6 33. Rxd5 Nxh4+ 34. gxh4 Rbf8 35. Rd2 Rg6+ 36. Kh1 Rf3 37. Re1 Re6 38. Rd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) [A00]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.6), 2017-01-21
1. c3 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. cxd4 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bf4 Bd6 6. Bg3 Ne7 7. e3 Nf5 8. Bxd6 Nxd6 9. Bd3 Bf5 10. Bxf5 Nxf5 11. Qg4 g6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Qxe4+ Ne7 14. h4 O-O 15. h5 Nd5 16. Nge2 Re8 17. Qf3 Qf6 18. hxg6 fxg6 19. Qh3 Qf7 20. O-O-O Nd7 21. Nxd5 cxd5 22. Nc3 Nb6 23. Rd3 Re7 24. Rf3 Qg7 25. Re3 Rf8 26. Qh4 Rxe3 27. fxe3 Qd7 28. e4 dxe4 29. Qxe4 Re8 30. Qd3 Nd5 31. Kb1 Qe6 32. a3 Nxc3+ 33. Qxc3 Qe4+ 34. Ka2 Qd5+ 35. Ka1 Qxg2 36. Qb3+ Kh8 37. Rd1 Qe2 38. d5 Re3 39. Qa4 Re4 40. Qb3 Re3 41. Qa4 Re4 42. Qb3 Re3 43. Qa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) [A40]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.7), 2017-01-21
1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 Bb7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 f5 7. Nh3 Nf6 8. f3 O-O 9. e3 Nh5 10. Be2 Qh4+ 11. Nf2 d6 12. b3 Nd7 13. Bb2 e5 14. d5 f4 15. e4 a5 16. g3 Qe7 17. g4 Nhf6 18. Qc2 c6 19. dxc6 Bxc6 20. b4 axb4 21. axb4 Rxa1+ 22. Bxa1 Ra8 23. Bb2 Nf8 24. Qd2 Ne6 25. O-O h5 26. Rd1 Ra2 27. b5 Bd7 28. c5 Nd4 29. c6 Be6 30. g5 Ne8 31. h4 Nc7 32. Kg2 Bb3 33. Rc1 Nxe2 34. Qxe2 Ba4 35. Qc4+ Qf7 36. Qb4 Bxb5 37. Nd1 Kh7 38. Qxd6 Be2 39. Qxe5 Ra5 40. Qd6 Ra2 41. Qb4 b5 42. Nf2 Ne6 43. Ra1 Rxa1 44. Bxa1 Qa7 45. Qd2 Qe3 46. Qxe3 fxe3 47. Be5 b4 48. c7 exf2 49. Kxf2 Ba6 50. Ke3 g6 51. Kd2 Kg8 52. Kc2 Bc8 53. Kb3 Nc5+ 54. Kc4 Na6 55. Bd6 Be6+ 56. Kd4 Kf7 57. f4 b3 58. Kc3 Ke8 59. c8=Q+ Bxc8 60. Kxb3 Kd7 61. Ba3 Bb7 62. f5 Bxe4 63. f6 Bd5+ 64. Kc3 Nc7 65. Kd3 Ke6 66. Bc1 Nb5  0 – 1 (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 21, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 4.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 4
3 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 4
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 3.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2773 3.5
6 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 3.5
7 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 3
8 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 3
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 3
10 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 3
11 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 2.5
12 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 2
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 1.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 1

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [D10]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.1), 2017-01-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Nf3 Bf5 6. Be2 h6 7. Qb3 Ra7 8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Ne5 e6 10. Bd2 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Rfc1 Nfd7 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. Na4 Nc6 15. Qb6 Rfa8 16. Nc5 Qc8 17. a3 Bd6 18. g3 Bc7 19. Qb3 Qe8 20. Bf1 Rb8 21. Qc3 Bd8 22. Nxa6 bxa6 23. Qxc6 Qxc6 24. Rxc6 Rxb2 25. Be1 Be7 26. Rxa6 Rab7 27. Rc6 Rb1 28. Rc1 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 Bxa3 30. Ra1 Rb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [B91]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.2), 2017-01-20
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 Nbd7 9. a4 b6 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. Qxd5 Rb8 12. Nc3 O-O 13. O-O Bb7 14. Qd1 Rc8 15. Re1 h6 16. Bh3 Rc6 17. Bxh6 gxh6 18. Qg4+ Bg5 19. Qxd7 Qxd7 20. Bxd7 Rc7 21. Bf5 Bd2 22. Red1 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Rd8 24. Rab1 Rc6 25. f4 exf4 26. e5 Bc8 27. Be4 Rxc3 28. Rxd6 Rxd6 29. exd6 Rc4 30. Bd3 Rc6 31. Rd1 Kf8 32. Bxa6 fxg3 33. hxg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2695) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) [E10]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.3), 2017-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 11. Be5 Ng7 12. h3 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Bd6 14. O-O h5 15. f4 g4 16. f5 Bc8 17. f6 Ne6 18. Bf5 c6 19. hxg4 Qc7 20. gxh5 Bxe5 21. dxe5 Qxe5 22. Qe2 Nc5 23. Bxc8 Rxc8 24. g4 Rg8 25. Kh1 Ne4 26. Nxe4 Qxe4+ 27. Qf3 Qxg4 28. Qxg4 Rxg4 29. Rf4 Rg5 30. Rh4 Kd7 31. Rg1 Rcg8 32. Rxg5 Rxg5 33. h6 Rg8 34. e4 Ke6 35. exd5+ Kxd5 36. a4 Ke6 37. a5 Kxf6 38. h7 Rh8 39. Rb4 Rxh7+ 40. Kg2 Rh5 41. Rxb7 Rxa5 42. Rb6 Rc5 43. Rxa6 Ke5 44. b4 Rc3 45. Rb6 f5 46. Rb8 Kf4 47. b5 Rc2+ 48. Kg1 Rb2 49. b6 Kg3 50. Kf1 Kf3 51. Ke1 c5 52. Kd1 c4 53. Kc1 c3 54. Rb7 f4 55. Rb8 Kg3 56. Rg8+ Kf2 57. Rb8 Kf3 58. b7 Kf2 59. Rf8 Rxb7 60. Rxf4+ Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – So, Wesley (2808) [C33]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.4), 2017-01-20
1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 d5 4. Bxd5 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nxd5 6. Nxd5 Bd6 7. Nf3 O-O 8. d4 Re8 9. e5 c6 10. Nxf4 f6 11. Nd3 fxe5 12. dxe5 Qb6 13. Qe2 Bf5 14. Be3 Qa5+ 15. c3 Bc7 16. O-O Qa6 17. Rad1 Nd7 18. Bd4 c5 19. Bf2 Nxe5 20. Nfxe5 Bxe5 21. Qf3 Be4 22. Qh3 Bxd3 23. Qxd3 Qxa2 24. Bxc5 Qxb2 25. Bxa7 Bxc3 26. Bf2 Be5 27. Rb1 Qa2 28. Rxb7 Rf8 29. Qb3+ Qxb3 30. Rxb3 Ra2 31. Rf3 Rxf3 32. gxf3 Kf7 33. Bg3 Bd4+ 34. Kh1 Rd2 35. Bf4 Re2 36. Rd1 Bc3 37. Rd3 Bb4 38. Rd4 Bc5 39. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [C65]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.5), 2017-01-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Qe2 Nd7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Nd1 Re8 9. Ne3 Nf8 10. g3 Ne6 11. Nf5 Bf8 12. h4 c5 13. h5 Qf6 14. c4 b5 15. Ne3 a6 16. Bd2 Bb7 17. Nd5 Qd8 18. b3 Rc8 19. Kf1 h6 20. a4 c6 21. Ne3 Nd4 22. Nxd4 cxd4 23. Nf5 c5 24. axb5 axb5 25. Kg2 Qd7 26. Qg4 Kh7 27. Ra5 Bc6 28. Rha1 Rb8 29. Ra7 Rb7 30. R7a6 bxc4 31. bxc4 Reb8 32. R1a2 Rb6 33. Ra7 R6b7 34. R7a6 Rb6 35. Ra7 R6b7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) [C88]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.6), 2017-01-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a3 d6 9. h3 Na5 10. Ba2 c5 11. Nc3 Nc6 12. d3 h6 13. Bd2 Rb8 14. Rb1 a5 15. a4 b4 16. Nb5 Re8 17. c3 Bf8 18. Qc2 Qb6 19. Be3 Na7 20. Bc4 Ba6 21. Nc7 Qxc7 22. Bxa6 d5 23. cxb4 Nc6 24. Bb5 Nxb4 25. Qd1 Red8 26. exd5 Nfxd5 27. Bd2 Bd6 28. Qe2 Nf4 29. Qe4 Nc2 30. Rec1 Nb4 31. g3 Ne6 32. Bxb4 axb4 33. h4 Rf8 34. Re1 Qd8 35. Kg2 Nc7 36. Bc4 Re8 37. Qf5 Qf6 38. Qh5 Ne6 39. Nxe5 g6 40. Nxg6 Kh7 41. Qd5 Nc7 42. Qxf7+ Qxf7 43. Bxf7 Rxe1 44. Rxe1 Kg7 45. Ne5 Bxe5 46. Rxe5 Kxf7 47. Rxc5 Ne6 48. Rc4 b3 49. Kf3 Ke7 50. d4 Kd6 51. Ke4 Nc7 52. Rc5 Rb4 53. Rh5 Rxa4 54. Rxh6+ Ne6 55. f4 Rxd4+ 56. Ke3 Rd5 57. g4 Ke7 58. f5 Re5+ 59. Kd3 Nf4+ 60. Kc4 Re4+ 61. Kxb3 Ng2 62. g5 Nxh4 63. Rh7+ Kf8 64. f6 Rg4 65. Rh8+ Kf7 66. Rh7+ Kf8 67. Rh8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2702) – Wei, Yi (2706) [C42]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.7), 2017-01-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nc4 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. Ne3 Be6 7. Nc3 Nf6 8. g3 Nc6 9. Bg2 Qd7 10. b4 d5 11. b5 Nd4 12. Qd3 c5 13. O-O O-O-O 14. Re1 h5 15. h4 g5 16. b6 a6 17. hxg5 Ng4 18. Ncxd5 h4 19. Nc7 h3 20. Bxb7+ Kxb7 21. Qxa6+ Kc6 22. Nxg4 Bxg4 23. b7+ Kxc7 24. Qa5+ Kb8 25. Qa8+ Kc7 26. Qa5+ Kd6 27. Qb6+ Kd5 28. Re3 h2+ 29. Kh1 Qc6 30. Rb1 Qxb6 31. Rxb6 Bd6 32. Bb2 Rde8  0 – 1 (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 19, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 4
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 3.5
3 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 3.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 3
5 Giri, Anish NED 2773 2.5
6 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 2.5
7 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 2.5
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 2.5
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 2.5
10 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 2.5
11 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 2
12 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 2
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 1.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 0.5

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [A21]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.1), 2017-01-19
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. Nf3 c6 5. Nc3 d6 6. e3 Qe7 7. d4 exd4 8. Nxd4 Nf6 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O d5 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Nb3 Bb4 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Qxd5 Rd8 15. Qh5 Nc6 16. a3 Bd6 17. Nd4 Be5 18. Nxc6 bxc6 19. Bc4 g6 20. Qe2 Be6 21. Bxe6 Qxe6 22. Rb1 Rab8 23. b4 c5 24. Bb2 Qa2 25. Rfe1 Bxb2 26. Qxb2 Qxb2 27. Rxb2 a5 28. Kf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Giri, Anish (2773) [B18]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.2), 2017-01-19
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Ne5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nd7 11. f4 Be7 12. Bd2 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Bxh4 14. O-O-O Bxg3 15. Qxg3 Ne7 16. Bb4 Nf5 17. Qf4 g5 18. Qf2 g4 19. c4 Qb6 20. Bc5 Qa6 21. b3 g3 22. Qd2 O-O-O 23. Kb2 b6 24. Bd6 Nxd6 25. exd6 Rxd6 26. Qf4 Rd7 27. d5 cxd5 28. cxd5 exd5 29. Qg4 Qb7 30. Qf4 Qb8 31. Qf6 Kb7 32. Rxd5 Rxd5 33. Qxf7+ Kc6 34. Rc1+ Rc5 35. Qf3+ Kb5 36. Qd3+ Ka5 37. Qd4 Ka6 38. Qa4+ Ra5 39. Qc4+ Rb5 40. Qa4+ Ra5 41. Qc4+ Rb5 42. Qa4+ Kb7 43. Qe4+ Ka6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [A14]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.3), 2017-01-19
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Qc1 Bxf4 12. Qxf4 Qd6 13. Qc1 Bd5 14. Nc3 Nc6 15. e3 Nb4 16. Qb1 Qe7 17. a5 c5 18. Nxd5 Nfxd5 19. e4 Nc7 20. dxc5 Qxc5 21. e5 Qe7 22. h4 h6 23. Qe4 Nb5 24. Rfc1 Rad8 25. Rc4 Nc6 26. Qf4 Rd7 27. Ne1 Nbd4 28. Qe3 Rfd8 29. h5 Nf5 30. Qc5 Qg5 31. Bxc6 bxc6 32. Qxc6 Qxh5 33. Qf3 Qg5 34. b4 Rd2 35. Qf4 Qxf4 36. Rxf4 Rb2 37. Rc1 Nd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) [C11]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.4), 2017-01-19
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Qd2 a6 9. a3 O-O 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Qf2 Nd7 12. Nd4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 f6 14. exf6 Bxf6 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. g3 g5 17. O-O-O gxf4 18. Kb1 f3 19. g4 Ne5 20. g5 Qg7 21. g6 hxg6 22. Bd3 Bd7 23. Rdg1 Nxd3 24. cxd3 Rf5 25. Rg4 Raf8 26. Rhg1 Be8 27. Nd1 Rh5 28. h4 Re5 29. Ne3 Bb5 30. Rd4 Re4 31. Rxg6 Bxd3+  0 – 1 (view game)

So, Wesley (2808) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) [A05]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.5), 2017-01-19
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. c4 c5 5. Nc3 d5 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 dxc4 8. Qa4+ Nbd7 9. O-O O-O 10. Rd1 Nb6 11. Qa3 Qd6 12. Qxd6 exd6 13. a4 a6 14. Bf4 d5 15. a5 Nbd7 16. Rac1 Rd8 17. Bc7 Re8 18. Bd6 Ne5 19. Bxd5 Nxd5 20. Nxd5 Bg4 21. Rd2 Red8 22. Nb6 Rxd6 23. Nxa8 Nc6 24. Nf3 Rxd2 25. Nxd2 Bxb2 26. Rxc4 Bxe2 27. Re4 Bd3 28. Re3 Nb4 29. Nb6 Bd4 30. Re7 Nc6 31. Rxb7 Nxa5 32. Rd7 Nc6 33. Nb3 Bf5 34. Rxd4 Nxd4 35. Nxd4 Bd3 36. Kg2 Kf8 37. Kf3 Ke7 38. Ke3 Bf1 39. Nf3 Kd6 40. Kd4 f6 41. Nd2 Be2 42. Nd5 f5 43. Nc3 Bh5 44. Nc4+ Ke6 45. f4 Kd7 46. Kc5 h6 47. Nd5 Ke6 48. Nc7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) – Van Wely, Loek (2695) [E60]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.6), 2017-01-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Ne2 O-O 6. Nbc3 c6 7. Be3 Nbd7 8. Qd2 a6 9. c5 b5 10. cxb6 Nxb6 11. Nf4 a5 12. Be2 Nfd7 13. O-O Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Qe2 Qa8 16. Rac1 Rb8 17. Rc2 a4 18. Bf2 Ra5 19. Nd3 e6 20. Nb1 c5 21. dxc5 Nxc5 22. Nxc5 dxc5 23. Rd1 Qc6 24. Qd2 Rba8 25. Na3 h5 26. Qd6 Rc8 27. Qxc6 Rxc6 28. Rd8+ Kh7 29. Rb8 Ra7 30. Rxc5 Rd6 31. Rc1 Rad7 32. Rf1 Bxb2 33. Nb5 Nc4 34. Nxd6 Rxd6 35. Rb4 Rc6 36. Rxa4 g5 37. h3 g4 38. hxg4 hxg4 39. fxg4 Ne5 40. Bd4 Bxd4+ 41. Rxd4 Rc2 42. Ra1 Kg6 43. a4 Kg5 44. a5 Kxg4 45. a6 Kg3 46. Ra3+  1 – 0 (view game)

Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) – Rapport, Richard (2702) [C55]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.7), 2017-01-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Nc3 d6 7. a3 Be6 8. Nd5 Qd7 9. Bg5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Nd4 11. Nxd4 exd4 12. Qf3 Rae8 13. Rae1 Bd8 14. h3 Qa4 15. Qd1 Qd7 16. Bd2 h6 17. b4 Re5 18. Qa1 Nxd5 19. Qxd4 Rxe1 20. Rxe1 Nb6 21. Bb3 Re8 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 23. Qe4 Qxe4 24. dxe4 Nd7 25. g3 b5 26. a4 Ne5 27. Kf1 bxa4 28. Bxa4 Nc4 29. Be1 c5 30. Ke2 cxb4 31. Bb3 Nb6 32. Bxb4 Bc7 33. f4 Nd7 34. Kd3 g5 35. Kd4 a5 36. Bd2 Bb6+ 37. Kc4 Nf6 38. e5 Ne4 39. Be1 gxf4 40. gxf4 dxe5 41. fxe5 Ng5 42. Bd2 Kg7 43. h4 Nf3 44. Bc3 Kg6 45. h5+ Kf5 46. Kb5 Bc7 47. Bxf7 Bxe5 48. Bg6+ Kg5 49. Bxa5 Nd4+ 50. Kc4 Nxc2 51. Kd3 Nd4 52. Ke4 Kf6 53. Kd5 Kg7 54. Bc3 Bf6 55. Bxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 18, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 3.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 3
3 So, Wesley USA 2808 3
4 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 2.5
5 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 2.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2773 2
7 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 2
8 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 2
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 2
10 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 1.5
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 1.5
12 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 1
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 1
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 0.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2840) – Wei, Yi (2706) [C24]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.1), 2017-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 c6 4. Nf3 d6 5. O-O Be7 6. Bb3 O-O 7. c3 Nbd7 8. Re1 Nc5 9. Bc2 Bg4 10. Nbd2 Ne6 11. h3 Bh5 12. Nf1 Nd7 13. g4 Bg6 14. Ng3 Ng5 15. Bxg5 Bxg5 16. d4 Bf4 17. Ne2 Qf6 18. Kg2 exd4 19. Nfxd4 Rfe8 20. Nxf4 Qxf4 21. f3 Nb6 22. Qc1 Qxc1 23. Raxc1 d5 24. e5 Nd7 25. f4 Bxc2 26. Rxc2 Nc5 27. Re3 Rad8 28. Kf3 Ne4 29. b4 g5 30. c4 c5 31. Nb5 gxf4 32. Kxf4 cxb4 33. cxd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2773) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) [C45]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.2), 2017-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qf6 5. Nf3 Bb4+ 6. c3 Bc5 7. Be2 d6 8. O-O Nge7 9. b4 Bb6 10. Bg5 Qg6 11. Bh4 Qh6 12. Nbd2 Ng6 13. Bg3 O-O 14. a4 a5 15. Nc4 axb4 16. cxb4 Nf4 17. Nxb6 cxb6 18. Bb5 Bg4 19. Qc1 Bxf3 20. gxf3 g5 21. Bxf4 gxf4 22. Bxc6 Rfc8 23. b5 bxc6 24. bxc6 Ra5 25. Kh1 Rc5 26. Qb2 R8xc6 27. Rg1+ Kf8 28. a5 Qh3 29. axb6 Qxf3+ 30. Rg2 Ra5 31. b7 Rxa1+ 32. Qxa1 Rb6 33. h4 Qb3 34. Kh2 Rxb7 35. Qf6 Qb6 36. f3 Rb8 37. Rd2 Re8 38. Qh6+ Ke7 39. e5 Rg8 40. Qxd6+ Qxd6 41. exd6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2702) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) [B23]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.3), 2017-01-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 g6 7. Nde2 b6 8. Bg2 Bb7 9. Nd5 Bg7 10. c3 Ne5 11. Qa4+ Nfd7 12. Bg5 Nd3+ 13. Kf1 Nc5 14. Qc2 Nf6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Nxf6+ exf6 17. Nf4 O-O 18. h4 Re8 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. exd5 f5 21. Rd1 Qf6 22. Qd2 h5 23. Bf3 Re5 24. Kg2 Rae8 25. Qf4 b5 26. a3 Qd8 27. Rd4 Qb6 28. Rhd1 a5 29. Qh6 Nd7 30. Qg5 Kg7 31. Qd2 Nc5 32. Qc2 R5e7 33. R1d2 Nd7 34. Be2 Nf6 35. Bf1 Ne4 36. Rd1 Qc5 37. Qd3 Rb8 38. Re1 Reb7 39. Qe3 b4 40. cxb4 axb4 41. a4 Nf6 42. Rc1 Qa7 43. Bb5 Re7 44. Qd2 b3 45. Rd3 Ne4 46. Qe3 Nc5 47. Qd4+ f6 48. Re3 Rbb7 49. Rce1 Re4 50. Rxe4 fxe4 51. f3 Nd3 52. Rxe4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2695) – So, Wesley (2808) [A07]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.4), 2017-01-17
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 c6 4. c4 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. d3 Bd6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. cxd5 Qxb3 10. axb3 exd5 11. Be3 a6 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Nbd7 14. d4 Rfe8 15. Kg2 g6 16. Bh6 Ne4 17. Rad1 f5 18. h4 Ndf6 19. e3 a5 20. Rh1 Ra6 21. Ra1 Rea8 22. Nxe4 Nxe4 23. Bxe4 dxe4 24. d5 c5 25. h5 Rb6 26. hxg6 hxg6 27. Bg5 Be5 28. Rad1 Rxb3 29. d6 Rd3 30. d7 Bc7 31. b3 b5 32. Be7 c4 33. bxc4 bxc4 34. Rc1 Rxd7 35. Ba3 Be5 36. Rxc4 a4 37. Rc6 Rd3 38. Bc5 a3 39. Rxg6+ Kf7 40. Rg5 a2 41. Rxf5+ Ke6 42. Rxe5+ Kxe5 43. Bd4+ Rxd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – Eljanov, Pavel (2755) [E12]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.5), 2017-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Qc2 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 Be7 9. Bd2 O-O 10. Rd1 bxc5 11. e4 Nxc3 12. Bxc3 Qb6 13. Ne5 Rd8 14. Rxd8+ Qxd8 15. Bb5 a6 16. Ba4 Qc7 17. O-O Nc6 18. Nxc6 Bxc6 19. Rd1 Bb5 20. Bb3 h5 21. g3 Qb7 22. Ba2 Bc6 23. Bb1 Qb5 24. Qd2 Rd8 25. Qe1 h4 26. Rxd8+ Bxd8 27. Qd1 Ba5 28. Bxa5 Qxa5 29. gxh4 c4 30. Qe2 c3 31. bxc3 Qxa3 32. Kg2 a5 33. Qc4 Qa4 34. Qxa4 Bxa4 35. Ba2 Bc2 36. Kf3 e5 37. Ke3 a4 38. Bd5 a3 39. Ba2 Kf8 40. f3 Ke7 41. Kd2 Ba4 42. Kc1 f5 43. exf5 Bc6 44. Kd2 Bxf3 45. c4 Kf6 46. Ke3 Bc6 47. Bb3 Kxf5 48. h3 Ke6 49. Ba2 Kd6 50. Kd3 Kc5 51. Kc3 e4 52. Bb3 Be8 53. Bd1 e3 54. Be2 Bf7 55. Kb3 Bxc4+ 56. Bxc4 a2  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [C50]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.6), 2017-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 a6 8. Re1 Ba7 9. Bb3 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Nf1 h6 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Nxe3 Qd7 14. Nh2 Bxb3 15. axb3 Ne7 16. b4 d5 17. Nhg4 Nxg4 18. Qxg4 Rad8 19. exd5 Qxg4 20. hxg4 Nxd5 21. Nxd5 Rxd5 22. d4 Kf8 23. dxe5 Rexe5 24. Rxe5 Rxe5 25. Kf1 Ke7 26. Rd1 h5 27. gxh5 Rxh5 28. Ke2 Re5+ 29. Kf1 Rh5 30. Ke2 Re5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [E60]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.7), 2017-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 e6 4. Nc3 c5 5. d5 d6 6. e4 Bg7 7. Nge2 exd5 8. cxd5 a6 9. a4 O-O 10. Ng3 Nbd7 11. Be2 Ne8 12. O-O Rb8 13. f4 Nc7 14. e5 dxe5 15. f5 b5 16. d6 Ne8 17. axb5 axb5 18. Nce4 c4 19. Bg5 Nef6 20. Kh1 Bb7 21. Bf3 Bxe4 22. Nxe4 Qb6 23. Qe1 Nxe4 24. Bxe4 Bf6 25. Bh6 Bg7 26. Bg5 Bf6 27. Bh6 Bg7 28. Bg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 17, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 2.5
2 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 2
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 2
4 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 2
5 So, Wesley USA 2808 2
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 2
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 1.5
8 Giri, Anish NED 2773 1.5
9 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 1.5
10 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 1
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 1
12 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 1
13 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 0.5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 0.5

Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [E10]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.1), 2017-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Bf4 Bxf4 10. gxf4 b6 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. fxe5 Ng4 13. Nd2 Ba6 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Nf3 Nh6 16. Bh3 f5 17. Kh1 Kh8 18. Rg1 Nf7 19. Rg3 Rc8 20. Qd2 Qc7 21. Ne1 Qe7 22. f4 Rc7 23. Ra3 Bb5 24. Rb3 Ba6 25. Ra3 Bb5 26. Rb3 Ba6 27. Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) – Giri, Anish (2773) [D12]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.2), 2017-01-16
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qc7 9. Bd2 Be7 10. g3 O-O 11. Rc1 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nbd7 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. O-O e5 15. d5 Nc5 16. Qc2 b5 17. Be2 cxd5 18. Nxb5 Qb6 19. b4 Ne6 20. Qc6 Rfb8 21. Qxb6 Rxb6 22. a3 Bd8 23. Nc3 d4 24. Na4 Rd6 25. Bc4 Nd5 26. Bxd5 Rxd5 27. e4 Rd7 28. Nb2 d3 29. Be3 Bb6 30. Kf2 f5 31. Nc4 fxe4 32. Bxb6 d2 33. Rcd1 axb6 34. Rxd2 Rd4 35. Rxd4 exd4 36. fxe4 b5 37. Ne5 Rxa3 38. Rc1 Ng5 39. Rc8+ Kh7 40. Rd8 Nxe4+ 41. Kg2 Ra2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [B96]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.3), 2017-01-16
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 Nbd7 10. Be2 e5 11. Nf5 g6 12. Bf2 Nc5 13. b4 gxf5 14. O-O Nfxe4 15. Nxe4 fxe4 16. bxc5 dxc5 17. fxe5 Be6 18. Rb1 Qc6 19. Bg4 b5 20. Bh4 Rg8 21. Bxe6 Qxe6 22. Rf6 Qg4 23. Qd2 Be7 24. Rf4 Qd7 25. Qxd7+ Kxd7 26. e6+ fxe6 27. Rf7 Rg5 28. Rd1+ Ke8 29. Rh7 b4 30. a4 c4 31. Bxg5 hxg5 32. Rh8+ Bf8 33. Rf1 Ke7 34. Rh7+ Kd6 35. Rh8 Ke7 36. Rh7+ Kd6 37. Rhf7 Bh6 38. Rd1+ Ke5 39. Rc7 c3 40. Kf2 g4 41. Rc5+ Kf6 42. Ke2 Rb8 43. Rb1 Rd8 44. Rf1+ Ke7 45. Rc7+ Kd6 46. Rc4 Ke7 47. Rd1 Rb8 48. Rdd4 b3 49. cxb3 Rxb3 50. Rc7+ Kf6 51. Rxe4 Rb2+ 52. Kd3 Rd2+ 53. Kxc3 Kf5 54. Re1 Rxg2 55. Rc5+ Kf6 56. Re4 Rxh2 57. Rxg4 a5 58. Kd3 Rd2+ 59. Ke4 Re2+ 60. Kf3 Re3+ 61. Kf2 Re5 62. Rg6+ Kxg6 63. Rxe5 Bd2 64. Rxe6+ Kf7 65. Re4 Kf6 66. Ke2 Bc3 67. Rc4 Be5 68. Rc5 Ke6 69. Rxa5 Bc7 70. Rb5 Kd6 71. Kd3 Kc6 72. Kc4 Bb6 73. a5 Ba7 74. a6 Bb6 75. Rb3  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – Aronian, Levon (2780) [D02]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.4), 2017-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 Nc6 5. c3 e6 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. Ne5 Nd7 8. Bd3 O-O 9. Qh5 f5 10. Ndf3 Ndxe5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Bd6 13. f4 Bxe5 14. fxe5 Bd7 15. O-O Qb6 16. Rf2 Bb5 17. Bxb5 Qxb5 18. Raf1 Qd3 19. Rf3 Rf7 20. g4 Raf8 21. gxf5 g6 22. Qg5 Rxf5 23. Rxf5 exf5 24. Qf4 Qc4 25. a3 Qe2 26. Rf2 Qd1+ 27. Kg2 cxd4 28. cxd4 Rc8 29. Qf3 Qb3 30. h4 Rc1 31. h5 Re1 32. hxg6 hxg6 33. Re2 Rc1 34. Qg3 Kg7 35. Qg5 Qd1 36. Qe7+ Kh6 37. Qh4+ Kg7 38. Qe7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) [A34]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.5), 2017-01-16
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 e6 6. Bc4 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. Rd1 Nb6 10. Bb5 Bd7 11. d4 cxd4 12. exd4 Nb4 13. Bxd7 Qxd7 14. Ne5 Qe8 15. a3 N4d5 16. Rd3 f5 17. Bd2 Bf6 18. Re1 Rc8 19. Rg3 Qe7 20. Bh6 Kh8 21. Bc1 Kg8 22. Bh6 Kh8 23. Bc1 Kg8 24. Rh3 Bxe5 25. Qxe5 Rc6 26. Qe2 Rfc8 27. Bd2 Nxc3 28. bxc3 Nd5 29. a4 Qf7 30. Rg3 Nxc3 31. Rxc3 Rxc3 32. Bxc3 Rxc3 33. h3 Rc6 34. Qe5 Qd7 35. Qb8+ Kf7 36. Qxa7 Ra6 37. Qb8 Rxa4 38. Rb1 b5 39. Rxb5 Ra8 40. Qe5 Rd8 41. Rb6 Qd5 42. Qxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2808) – Rapport, Richard (2702) [E18]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.6), 2017-01-16
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. d4 Bb7 4. c4 e6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 Bf6 9. Rc1 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 d6 11. d5 e5 12. e4 Nd7 13. h4 a5 14. Bh3 Nc5 15. Kg2 Bc8 16. Rh1 Bxh3+ 17. Rxh3 Qd7 18. Nh2 h5 19. f3 g6 20. g4 Kh7 21. Rh1 Rg8 22. Qd1 Bg7 23. Nf1 Bh6 24. Kf2 Bc1 25. Ng3 Bxb2 26. Nb5 Bc1 27. gxh5 Bf4 28. Nc3 f5 29. hxg6+ Rxg6 30. Nxf5 Rag8 31. Kf1 b5 32. cxb5 Rg2 33. Qb1 Qf7 34. Ne2 Qg6 35. Ne7 Rf2+ 36. Kxf2 Qg2+ 37. Ke1 Rg3 38. Rxg3 Qxh1+ 39. Rg1 Qxf3 40. Nxf4 Qe3+ 41. Ne2 Nd3+ 42. Qxd3 Qxd3 43. Ng8 Qf3 44. h5 Kh8 45. Rg6 Qh1+ 46. Kd2 Qxe4 47. Nf6 Qb4+ 48. Ke3  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Van Wely, Loek (2695) [B09]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.7), 2017-01-16
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Bd3 O-O 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. e5 dxe5 8. fxe5 Nd5 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. c3 Bg4 11. Qe2 Rad8 12. Be4 Qd7 13. Be3 f6 14. O-O-O fxe5 15. Qc4+ Kh8 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Qxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 19. Kc2 Bxe5 20. Bxg6 Rd6 21. Qxg4 Rxg6 22. Qe4 Bxh2 23. Qxb7 a6 24. a4 Bf4 25. Bd4+ e5 26. Bc5 Re8 27. Qxc7 Rxg2+ 28. Kb1 Rg6 29. Qf7 Ra8 30. b4 Bh6 31. b5 axb5 32. axb5 Rc8 33. Qd5 Bf8 34. Bxf8 Rxf8 35. Qxe5+ Kg8 36. Kc2 h6 37. c4 Rg5 38. Qe6+ Kg7 39. Kc3 Rf7 40. b6 h5 41. Kb4 h4 42. c5 Rf1 43. Qe4 Rgf5 44. Qxh4 R5f4+ 45. Qxf4 Rxf4+ 46. Kb5 Rf1 47. b7 Kf6 48. c6 Rb1+ 49. Ka6 Rc1 50. Kb6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 15, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 2
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 1.5
3 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 1.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2808 1
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 1
6 Giri, Anish NED 2773 1
7 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 1
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 1
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 1
10 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 1
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 0.5
12 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 0.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 0.5
14 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 0.5

Carlsen,M (2840) – Wojtaszek,R (2750) [B90]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a3 e5 7. Nf5 d5 8. Bg5 d4 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Qg4 Bxf5 12. Qxf5 Bd6 13. h4 Nc6 14. Bc4 b5 15. Bb3 Ne7 16. Qg4 O-O 17. Rh3 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 Ra7 19. Rg3 Qf6 20. a4 Bb4+ 21. Kf1 bxa4 22. Rxa4 a5 23. Ra1 Rc7 24. Bb3 Ra8 25. Kg1 Bf8 26. Qh5 g6 27. Qg4 Ra6 28. h5 Qf4 29. Qe2 Qf6 30. Qb5 Qc6 31. Qxe5 Re7 32. Qf4 a4 33. Bd5 Qc7 34. Qd2 Qb6 35. Ra2 Rc7 36. Rf3 Qb4 37. Qe2 Rb6 38. hxg6 hxg6 39. g3 Kg7 40. Kg2 Rd7 41. Qd1 Rf6 42. Rxf6 Kxf6 43. c3 dxc3 44. Rxa4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2773) – So,W (2808) [D78]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nc3 Rd8 9. Bd2 Be6 10. Na4 Qxb3 11. axb3 Nbd7 12. Rfc1 Ne4 13. Ba5 b6 14. Be1 Rac8 15. cxd5 Bxd5 16. b4 e5 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bxe5 19. Bxe4 Bxe4 20. Nc3 Bd5 21. Rxa7 Bc4 22. Na4 Bxe2 23. Nxb6 Rc7 24. Ra2 Bd4 25. Na4 Ra7 26. b3 Bb5 27. Rd2 Rad7 28. Rcd1 Rd6 29. Kg2 Be5 30. Rxd6 Rxd6 31. Rc1 Rd8 32. Nc5 Bb2 33. Rc2 Bd4 34. Bd2 Bxc5 35. bxc5 f6 36. h4 Rd3 37. Rb2 Kf7 38. g4 h5 39. gxh5 gxh5 40. Be3 Kg6 41. Rb1 Rc3 42. b4 Rc4 43. Kh3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport,R (2702) – Karjakin,Sergey (2785) [A01]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Na3 e4 6. Nc4 Be7 7. Bxc6 bxc6 8. Ne2 O-O 9. O-O a5 10. d3 a4 11. Ng3 d5 12. Ne5 Qe8 13. dxe4 Nxe4 14. Nd3 Bd6 15. b4 Nxg3 16. hxg3 a3 17. Bd4 Ba6 18. Re1 Bc4 19. Nc5 f6 20. f4 Qg6 21. Kf2 Rfb8 22. c3 Rb5 23. g4 Bxc5 24. Bxc5 Qe4 25. Bd4 Rab8 26. Qf3 h6 27. Kg3 Re8 28. Rad1 Qc2 29. Qf2 Qxf2+ 30. Kxf2 Rbb8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2767) – Andreikin,D (2736) [C45]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 Qf6 6. Qf3 dxc6 7. Nc3 Be6 8. a3 O-O-O 9. Be3 Qe5 10. Be2 h5 11. h4 Bg4 12. Qf4 Qxf4 13. Bxf4 Ne7 14. Bc4 Ng6 15. Bg3 Be6 16. Bxe6+ fxe6 17. Ne2 Rhf8 18. Rf1 Be7 19. Rh1 Bc5 20. Rf1 Be7 21. Rh1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely,L (2695) – Eljanov,P (2755) [E15]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nc3 Bb7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Bf4 dxc4 10. Ne5 Nd5 11. Nxc4 Nxf4 12. gxf4 Nd7 13. e3 O-O 14. Rc1 Rc8 15. Qb3 Rc7 16. Rfd1 Nf6 17. Ne5 Nd5 18. Ne4 f6 19. Nd3 f5 20. Nd2 Kh8 21. Kh1 c5 22. dxc5 Bxc5 23. Nf3 Qa8 24. Nde5 Nf6 25. Kg1 Bd5 26. Qa4 Bd6 27. Rxc7 Bxc7 28. Ne1 Bxe5 29. fxe5 Ne4 30. Rd4 Rc8 31. Nd3 h6 32. h4 Kh7 33. Nf4 Rc1+ 34. Kh2 Qd8 35. Nh3 Qxh4 36. Qe8 Rc4 37. Rxd5 exd5 38. Qf7 Qg4 39. e6 Ng5 40. Nxg5+ Qxg5 41. Bh3 Rh4 42. f3 f4 43. exf4 Rxf4 44. Qc7 Rc4  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2780) – Wei Yi (2706) [D02]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. a4 a5 9. Qc2 c6 10. Rc1 Ne4 11. Be3 f5 12. Nc3 Bd6 13. Rd1 Qe7 14. Rac1 Ndf6 15. Ne5 Bxe5 16. dxe5 Ng4 17. Bd4 c5 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Bc3 Ra6 20. h3 Nh6 21. Qd2 Nf7 22. f3 exf3 23. exf3 b6 24. f4 Ra7 25. b3 Rd7 26. Qe2 Bb7 27. Rxd7 Qxd7 28. Rd1 Qe7 29. Bxb7 Qxb7 30. Kf2 Rd8 31. Rxd8+ Nxd8 32. Qd3 Nf7 33. g4 Nh6 34. g5 Nf7 35. h4 g6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna,P (2766) – Adhiban,Baskaran (2653) [C78]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2017-01-15
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. h3 exd4 11. cxd4 Nxe4 12. Bd5 Qe8 13. Qc2 Nb4 14. Qxe4 Qxe4 15. Bxe4 d5 16. Bxh7+ Kxh7 17. Nc3 c6 18. Rad1 a5 19. a3 Nc2 20. Rd2 Nxe3 21. fxe3 f6 22. Rc1 Bd7 23. Kf2 Rae8 24. Ne2 Re7 25. Nf4 Rfe8 26. Re2 g5 27. Nd3 Kg7 28. Nc5 Bf5 29. Ree1 Kg6 30. Nd2 Kg7 31. Nf3 Kg6 32. g4 Bc8 33. Nd3 Bd7 34. h4 gxh4 35. Nxh4+ Kg5 36. Nf3+ Kxg4 37. Rh1 Kf5 38. Rh5+ Ke6 39. Rh6 Kf5 40. Nh4+ Kg5 41. Rg6+ Kxh4 42. Rh1+ Bh3 43. Rg3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 14, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 1
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 0.5
3 So, Wesley USA 2808 0.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 0.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 0.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2773 0.5
7 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 0.5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 0.5
9 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 0.5
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 0.5
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 0.5
12 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 0.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 0.5
14 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 0

So,W (2808) – Carlsen,M (2840) [D12]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Qb3 Qc7 8. cxd5 Nxe5 9. dxe5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 cxd5 11. Bd2 Qxe5 12. Bc3 Qc7 13. Qxd5 e6 14. Qc4 Qxc4 15. Bxc4 Rc8 16. Bb3 Be7 17. Ke2 Be4 18. Bxg7 Rg8 19. Be5 Rxg2 20. Rac1 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rg5 22. Bf4 Rc5 23. Rxc5 Bxc5 24. Bc4 b5 25. Bd3 Bxd3+ 26. Kxd3 f5 27. f3 Kd7 28. e4 Kc6 29. h3 h5 30. b3 Bb6 31. Be5 Bc5 32. Bf4 Bb6 33. Be5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2785) – Giri,A (2773) [B90]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 Be6 9. Ba2 O-O 10. O-O b5 11. Re1 Re8 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Nd2 Rb8 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. Nf1 b4 16. Nd5 bxa3 17. bxa3 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 Bg5 19. g3 Qd7 20. Qd3 Rb6 21. h4 Bh6 22. Reb1 Reb8 23. Rb3 Bxd5 24. Qxd5 g6 25. Rab1 Rxb3 26. Rxb3 Qc7 27. a4 Bc1 28. Kg2 h5 29. Nh2 Rxb3 30. cxb3 Qc2 31. Nf1 a5 32. Kf3 Qc3+ 33. Ke2 Qc2+ 34. Kf3 Qc3+ 35. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna,P (2766) – Aronian,L (2780) [C89]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
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 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d3 Bd6 13. Re1 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 15. g3 Qh3 16. Be3 Bxd3 17. Nd2 Qf5 18. Bd4 Rfe8 19. a4 h6 20. Kg2 Qxf3+ 21. Nxf3 Bf5 22. Be5 Bc5 23. Nd4 Bd7 24. axb5 axb5 25. Rxa8 Rxa8 26. Nxb5 Be6 27. Nd4 Bxd4 28. Bxd4 Nf4+ 29. gxf4 Bxb3 30. Kg3 f6 31. h4 h5 32. Bc5 Rd8 33. Bd4 Ra8 34. f3 Ra2 35. Re8+ Kh7 36. Re7 Kg8 37. Re2 Kh7 38. Re7 Kg8 39. Rb7 Rxb2 40. Rb6 Kh7 41. Rxc6 Rd2 42. Rc5 Kg6 43. f5+ Kh7 44. Rc7 Kg8 45. Rc8+ Kh7 46. Rd8 Rc2 47. Rd7 Kg8 48. Rd8+ Kh7 49. Rd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adhiban,Baskaran (2653) – Van Wely,L (2695) [B22]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 e6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Na3 Qd8 7. Nc4 Be7 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bf4 b6 11. Nd6 Nh5 12. Be5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Bxd6 14. exd6 Bb7 15. Re1 Nf6 16. Ne5 g6 17. Bb5 Qc8 18. Qa4 a6 19. Bf1 b5 20. Qh4 Qd8 21. Rad1 Kg7 22. a4 c4 23. axb5 axb5 24. b3 cxb3 25. Bxb5 Nd5 26. Qd4 Qf6 27. c4 Nf4 28. Bc6 Bxc6 29. Nxc6 Qxd4 30. Nxd4 b2 31. g3 e5 32. Nb5 Ne6 33. Rb1 Rfc8 34. Rxb2 Rxc4 35. Rxe5 Ra1+ 36. Kg2 Rd1 37. h4 h5 38. Ree2 Rc5 39. Rec2 Re5 40. Nc7 Ree1 41. Rd2 Nd8 42. Nd5 Nc6 43. Ne3 Rg1+ 44. Kf3 Rxd2 45. Rxd2 Kf6 46. Nd5+ Ke6 47. Nf4+ Kd7 48. Nd3 Nd8 49. Nc5+ Kc6 50. Ne4 Kd7 51. Nc5+ Kc6 52. Ne4 Kd7 53. Ra2 Nc6 54. Rb2 f5 55. Rb7+ Ke6 56. Ng5+ Kxd6 57. Kf4 Rf1 58. Nf7+ Ke6 59. Ng5+ Kd6 60. Nf7+ Ke6  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov,P (2755) – Rapport,R (2702) [A04]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
1. Nf3 e6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. c4 g5 5. d3 h6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. h4 g4 8. Nd2 d6 9. e3 f5 10. Nb3 Nge7 11. d4 b6 12. O-O O-O 13. Qe2 e5 14. Rd1 cxd4 15. Nd5 d3 16. Qxd3 e4 17. Nxe7+ Nxe7 18. Qc2 Ba6 19. Nd4 Qd7 20. b3 Nc6 21. Bb2 Ne5 22. Ne2 Nd3 23. Bxg7 Qxg7 24. Nd4 Rae8 25. Rxd3 exd3 26. Qxd3 Bb7 27. Bxb7 Qxb7 28. Ne2 Rf6 29. Nf4 Qe4 30. Qd2 Rc8 31. a4 Rc5 32. Rd1 Qf3 33. Nd5 Rf7 34. Qc2 a6 35. Nxb6 Qe4 36. Qc3 Qe5 37. Rd4 a5 38. Qd3 Rc6 39. Nd5 Kg7 40. Nc3 Rf6 41. Rd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2750) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2767) [D83]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. c5 c6 8. Bd3 Bc8 9. Bg3 b6 10. b4 Nh5 11. Bh4 a5 12. cxb6 axb4 13. Na4 Nd7 14. Rxc6 Bb7 15. Rc1 Bf6 16. Bxf6 Nhxf6 17. Nf3 Nxb6 18. Nc5 Bc8 19. Qb3 Nbd7 20. O-O Qa5 21. Rc2 Nxc5 22. Rxc5 Qxa2 23. Qxb4 Ra4 24. Qb1 Ba6 25. Qxa2 Rxa2 26. Bxa6 Rxa6 27. Rc7 e6 28. Ne5 Ne4 29. Rfc1 Ra2 30. f3 Nd6 31. R1c2 Rxc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin,D (2736) – Wei Yi (2706) [C42]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2017-01-14
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. Bf4 Bd6 13. Bg3 Bxg3 14. hxg3 Qd7 15. Re3 Rfe8 16. Rae1 Rxe3 17. Rxe3 Rb8 18. Qe2 h6 19. c3 Kf8 20. Kh2 a6 21. Qc2 Kg8 22. Nh4 g6 23. f4 Qg4 24. Nf3 Qd7 25. f5 Qxf5 26. Qxf5 gxf5 27. Nh4 Kg7 28. Nxf5+ Kf6 29. Rf3 Kg6 30. Nh4+ Kg7 31. Nf5+ Kg6 32. g4 Rh8 33. Nh4+ Kg7 34. Nf5+ Kg6 35. Kg3 Re8 36. Nh4+ Kg7 37. Nf5+ Kg6 38. Nh4+ Kg7 39. Rf5 Ne7 40. Re5 f6 41. Rxe7+ Rxe7 42. Nf5+ Kf8 43. Nxe7 Kxe7 44. Kf4 Ke6 45. a4 b6 46. b3 c6 47. b4 a5 48. Kf3 Kd6 49. bxa5 bxa5 50. Kg3 Ke7 51. Kf4 Ke6 52. Kf3 Ke7 53. Kf4 Ke6 54. Ke3 Kf7 55. Kf3 Ke7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sergey Karjakin wins the World Blitz Chess Championships 2016

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 31, 2016 in Chess news

Top Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin Sergey RUS 2800 16.5
2 Carlsen Magnus NOR 2873 16.5
3 Dubov Daniil RUS 2724 14.5
4 Nakamura Hikaru USA 2842 14.5
5 Grischuk Alexander RUS 2761 14.5
6 Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2823 14.0

Flores, Diego (2579) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [A20]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (1.8), 2016-12-29
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. a4 a5 9. d3 Be6 10. Be3 Nd5 11. d4 exd4 12. Nxd4 Nxe3 13. Nxe6 Nxd1 14. Nxd8 Nxd8 15. Nd5 Ne6 16. Rfxd1 c6 17. Nb6 Rd8 18. Rxd8+ Bxd8 19. Nc4 Bc7 20. Rb1 Ke7 21. b4 axb4 22. Rxb4 Nc5 23. Nb2 Ra8 24. Nd3 Rxa4 25. Rb1 Nxd3 26. Rxb7 Ra1+ 27. Bf1 Ne5 28. Rxc7+ Kd6 29. Rb7 c5 30. h3 c4 31. f4 Nc6 32. Kf2 c3 33. Rb3 c2 34. Rd3+ Kc7  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Li, Chao b (2720) [A45]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (2.4), 2016-12-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Bg7 5. h4 h5 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 c6 8. Ne5 Bxe2 9. Qxe2 Nbd7 10. O-O-O Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Qd7 12. f3 b5 13. e4 a6 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. Rhe1 e6 16. Qd2 Ne8 17. Bxg7 Nxg7 18. Ne2 Qc7 19. Qc3 Ne8 20. Nc1 Nd6 21. Nd3 Kb7 22. b3 Rhe8 23. e5 Nf5 24. Rh1 Rh8 25. Nc5+ Ka7 26. a4 Rb8 27. axb5 cxb5 28. Kb2 b4 29. Qd3 Qb6 30. Ra1 a5 31. Ra4 Qb5 32. Rxa5+ Qxa5 33. Ra1 Qxa1+ 34. Kxa1 Rb6 35. Kb2 Ra8 36. g4 Nxh4 37. Qe3 hxg4 38. fxg4 Rh8 39. Qf2 Nf5 40. gxf5 gxf5 41. Qg1 Rbb8 42. Qa1+ Kb6 43. Nd7+ Kc7 44. Nxb8 Rxb8 45. Qa7+ Rb7 46. Qc5+ Kd7 47. Qd6+ Ke8 48. Qc6+ Rd7 49. Qb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Bosiocic, Marin (2591) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [A20]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (3.2), 2016-12-29
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. Rb1 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Bxb6 cxb6 12. Qa4 f5 13. Rfd1 Bf6 14. a3 Kh8 15. e3 Bf7 16. Rbc1 Be8 17. Qb3 Bf7 18. Qc2 Bh5 19. Rd2 Rf7 20. d4 e4 21. Ne1 Rc7 22. Qb1 Ne7 23. f3 Bg5 24. f4 Bf6 25. Rdc2 Rac8 26. Nb5 Rc6 27. Nc3 Bf7 28. b4 Bxd4 29. exd4 Qxd4+ 30. Kh1 Rxc3 31. Rxc3 Rxc3 32. Qb2 axb4 33. axb4 Nd5 34. Bf1 h6 35. Rxc3 Qxc3 36. Qxc3 Nxc3 37. Nc2 g6 38. Ne3 Na2 39. Nc2 Kg7 40. Kg1 Kf6 41. Kf2 g5 42. h3 Nc3 43. Ne3 Bb3  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Grischuk, Alexander (2737) [A04]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (4.2), 2016-12-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. b3 g6 4. Bb2 Bg7 5. g3 d6 6. Bg2 e5 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. d3 Ne8 10. Nd2 Nc7 11. a3 Rb8 12. b4 cxb4 13. axb4 Nxb4 14. Qb3 Nba6 15. Ba3 Be6 16. Nde4 b5 17. Bxd6 bxc4 18. Qa4 cxd3 19. Bxf8 dxe2 20. Bxg7 exf1=Q+ 21. Bxf1 Kxg7 22. Bxa6 Qd4 23. Bf1 a6 24. Qa5 Nb5 25. Ra4 Qb6 26. Qxb6 Rxb6 27. Nxb5 axb5 28. Rb4 Bd7 29. Nc3 f5 30. Bxb5 e4 31. Rb1 Be6 32. Be2 Rc6 33. Nb5 Bf7 34. Kf1 Kf6 35. Ke1 g5 36. Rd1 Ke5 37. Rd7 Be6 38. Rxh7 Rc1+ 39. Kd2 Rb1 40. Nc3 Rb2+ 41. Kc1 Rb8 42. h4 Kd4 43. Nb5+ Ke5 44. hxg5 Rg8 45. Re7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2840) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [A05]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (5.1), 2016-12-29
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 d5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nfd2 Ng8 8. Bxe7 Ngxe7 9. c4 Be6 10. Nc3 O-O 11. a3 Rc8 12. b4 cxb4 13. axb4 Nxb4 14. Rxa7 dxc4 15. Nxc4 Bxc4 16. dxc4 Rxc4 17. Qb3 Qd4 18. Nb5 Qc5 19. Rxb7 Nec6 20. e3 Na5 21. Qxc4 Qxc4 22. Nd6 Qe6 23. Rxb4 Qxd6 24. Rb5 Nc4 25. Rc1 Nb6 26. Rbc5 g6 27. h4 Kg7 28. Rc7 Rd8 29. R7c6 Qd2 30. R6c2 Qb4 31. Bf3 Rd2 32. Kg2 Rxc2 33. Rxc2 Nc4 34. Bd5 Nd6 35. Rc6 Kf6 36. Kg1 Ke7 37. Rc7+ Kd8 38. Rc6 Kd7 39. Ra6 Qc5 40. Bf3 e4 41. Be2 Nf5 42. Kg2 Ke7 43. Ra4 Qd5 44. Kg1 Kf8 45. Bf1 Nd6 46. Rd4 Qe5 47. Bg2 f5 48. Bf1 h6 49. Ra4 g5 50. hxg5 hxg5 51. Bg2 f4 52. gxf4 gxf4 53. exf4 Qxf4 54. Rd4 Qe5 55. Rd1 e3 56. fxe3 Qxe3+ 57. Kh1 Ke7 58. Rf1 Qe5 59. Rf3 Nf5 60. Kg1 Nh4 61. Rf2 Qe1+ 62. Bf1 Qe3 63. Bg2 Nf5 64. Bf3 Nd4 65. Kg2 Kd6 66. Bg4 Qe4+ 67. Kg3 Ke5 68. Kh3 Qh1+ 69. Kg3 Qg1+ 70. Rg2 Qe3+ 71. Kh2 Kf4 72. Bd1 Nf3+ 73. Bxf3 Qxf3 74. Kg1 Qd1+ 75. Kf2 Qd4+ 76. Ke2 Qe4+ 77. Kf1 Kf3 78. Rf2+ Kg3 79. Rd2 Kf3 80. Rf2+ Kg3 81. Rd2 Qb1+ 82. Ke2 Qe4+ 83. Kf1 Qc4+ 84. Ke1 Kf3 85. Kd1 Ke3 86. Rb2 Qa4+ 87. Kc1 Kd3 88. Kb1 Qd1+ 89. Ka2 Kc3 90. Rh2 Qa4+ 91. Kb1 Qb5+ 92. Ka1 Qf1+ 93. Ka2 Qf7+ 94. Kb1 Qg6+ 95. Ka2 Qa6+ 96. Kb1 Qb6+ 97. Ka2 Qa7+  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Adly, Ahmed (2599) [B52]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (6.2), 2016-12-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bxd7+ Qxd7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qg4 9. Qxg4 Nxg4 10. Nd5 Kd8 11. f3 Ne5 12. Nb6 Ra7 13. Be3 a5 14. Ke2 Ra6 15. Nb5 Nbd7 16. Nxd7 Kxd7 17. c5 Nc4 18. Bf2 Nxb2 19. Rhc1 Rc6 20. a4 e6 21. Ra2 Nxa4 22. Rxa4 dxc5 23. Rxa5 Ra6 24. Rxa6 bxa6 25. Nc3 Bd6 26. Na4 Rb8 27. Nxc5+ Ke8 28. Nd3 a5 29. e5 Be7 30. Rc4 Rb5 31. Rc8+ Kd7 32. Ra8 f5 33. exf6 gxf6 34. Ra7+ Ke8 35. g4 f5 36. Bd4 fxg4 37. fxg4 h5 38. Ne5 hxg4 39. Ra8+ Bd8 40. Nc6 Kd7 41. Nxd8 Rd5 42. Be3 Rh5 43. Bf4 Rf5 44. Bg3 Rf8 45. Ra7+ Kxd8 46. Ra8+ Ke7 47. Bd6+ Kxd6 48. Rxf8 Kc5 49. Rg8  1 – 0 (view game)

Dubov, Daniil (2660) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [E00]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (7.2), 2016-12-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Bf4 dxc4 9. Ne5 Nd5 10. Nxc4 Nxf4 11. gxf4 Nd7 12. e3 Nb6 13. Ne5 f6 14. Nd3 Nd5 15. Nc3 b6 16. Qb3 Kh8 17. Rad1 Bb7 18. Rfe1 Rb8 19. e4 Nc7 20. Ne2 Qe8 21. f5 exf5 22. e5 Rd8 23. Nef4 Qd7 24. exf6 Bxf6 25. Ne5 Bxe5 26. dxe5 Qe7 27. Qh3 Kg8 28. Qb3+ Kh8 29. Qh3 Kg8 30. Qb3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Anand, Viswanathan (2779) [C50]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (8.2), 2016-12-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. a4 h6 7. c3 a5 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Nf1 c6 11. Ng3 Bb6 12. Bb3 Ng6 13. h3 Re8 14. d4 Be6 15. Bc2 Bc7 16. Be3 d5 17. exd5 Bxd5 18. Bxg6 fxg6 19. Nxe5 Bxe5 20. dxe5 Rxe5 21. Bd4 Rxe1+ 22. Qxe1 Qd6 23. Qd2 Re8 24. Re1 Rxe1+ 25. Qxe1 Bb3 26. Ne4 Nxe4 27. Qxe4 Qe6 28. Qf4 Qf7 29. Qe5 Bxa4 30. Qxa5 Bb3 31. Qe5 g5 32. f3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Yu, Yangyi (2729) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [C67]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (9.2), 2016-12-29
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. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. c3 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. Bf4 d5 14. Nd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2656) [A04]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (10.2), 2016-12-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. b3 g6 4. Bb2 Bg7 5. g3 b6 6. Bg2 Bb7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qxd4 Nbd7 11. Qd2 Rc8 12. Rac1 a6 13. Rfd1 Rc7 14. Nd4 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Qa8+ 16. f3 Rd8 17. e4 e6 18. Nc2 Ne8 19. Ne3 h5 20. Ne2 Bxb2 21. Qxb2 b5 22. cxb5 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 axb5 24. Nd4 Ne5 25. Qd2 Nf6 26. Qe2 d5 27. f4 Neg4 28. e5 Nxe3+ 29. Qxe3 Ne4 30. Rc2 Rc8 31. Qc1 Rxc2+ 32. Qxc2 b4 33. Kh3 Qa7 34. Qc8+ Kg7 35. Nxe6+ fxe6 36. Qxe6 Qb7 37. Qe8 d4 38. e6 Nf6 39. Qd8 d3 40. Qxd3 Qe7 41. Qe3 Ng4 42. Qd4+ Kf8 43. Qh8#  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [A00]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (11.2), 2016-12-29
1. g3 e5 2. Bg2 d5 3. c4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. d3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Rc1 Re8 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. O-O Bf8 11. a3 Nd4 12. Ne4 c6 13. Bg5 f6 14. Nxd4 exd4 15. Bd2 Be6 16. Re1 Bd5 17. Qc2 Qd7 18. b4 Rad8 19. Qb2 Na4 20. Qc2 b5 21. e3 dxe3 22. Bxe3 Rc8 23. d4 Nb6 24. Nc5 Qf7 25. a4 Bxg2 26. Kxg2 Nxa4 27. Nxa4 bxa4 28. Qxa4 Qb7 29. Kg1 Bxb4 30. Rb1 a5 31. Rec1 Qb5 32. Qd1 Qd5 33. Bd2 Bxd2 34. Qxd2 Rb8 35. Ra1 Rb5 36. Qc3 Rc8 37. Re1 c5 38. dxc5 Rbxc5 39. Qe3 h6 40. h4 Kh7 41. Ra3 Qf5 42. Rea1 Re5 43. Qd3 Qxd3 44. Rxd3 Rc7 45. Ra4 Ra7 46. Kg2 h5 47. Rdd4 Kg6 48. Rdc4 Kf5 49. Kf3 Rb5 50. Rf4+ Ke6 51. Rfe4+ Kd6 52. Red4+ Kc6 53. Ra1 Rb3+ 54. Kf4 Rb5 55. f3 Rc5 56. g4 hxg4 57. fxg4 Rb7 58. Raa4 g5+ 59. hxg5 fxg5+ 60. Ke4 Rf7 61. Ke3 Re7+ 62. Kd2 Rd7 63. Rxd7 Kxd7 64. Re4 Kc6 65. Kd3 Kb5 66. Re1 a4 67. Rb1+ Ka5 68. Kd4 Rc8 69. Rb7 a3 70. Rg7 Kb4 71. Rb7+ Ka4 72. Ke3 Rc4 73. Kf3 a2  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2804) [A37]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (12.2), 2016-12-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O Nge7 7. a3 O-O 8. Ne1 a5 9. Nc2 d6 10. d3 Be6 11. Nd5 Rb8 12. Nxe7+ Nxe7 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 cxb4 15. Nxb4 b5 16. cxb5 Rxb5 17. Rb1 Qd7 18. Bd2 Rfb8 19. Qc2 d5 20. Rfc1 h6 21. h4 Kh7 22. Na6 Rxb1 23. Rxb1 Rxb1+ 24. Qxb1 Qc8 25. Nb4 Qc5 26. Na6 Qc8 27. Nb4 Qc5 28. Na6 Qc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Morozevich, Alexander (2676) [A06]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (13.2), 2016-12-30
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 a6 5. b3 Bg4 6. d4 e6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O Bd6 9. Bb2 O-O 10. h3 Bh5 11. Ne5 Bxe2 12. Nxe2 Qc7 13. Nd3 dxc4 14. bxc4 b5 15. Rc1 Qb7 16. Qc2 Rac8 17. Rfd1 Be7 18. Qb3 Rb8 19. c5 a5 20. a3 Bd8 21. f3 Bc7 22. e4 Rbd8 23. Qc2 a4 24. Bc3 Rfe8 25. e5 Nd5 26. Re1 Nf8 27. Ng3 f5 28. Ne2 Ng6 29. Qd2 Rd7 30. Nb4 Nxb4 31. Bxb4 Nxe5 32. Qc3 Nc4 33. Rcd1 e5 34. dxe5 Bxe5 35. Qc1 Rxd1 36. Qxd1 Qc8 37. Kh1 Rd8 38. Qc2 Qd7 39. Nc1 Bg3 40. Rg1 Ne3 41. Qa2+ Qf7 42. Qe2 Nd5 43. Nd3 Re8 44. Qd2 h6 45. Bc3 Qe6 46. Nb4 Bf4 47. Qc2 Ne3 48. Qd3 Qg6 49. Qd7 Qg3 50. Qxg7+ Qxg7 51. Bxg7 Kxg7 52. Nxc6 Rc8 53. Nd4 Rxc5 54. Ne6+ Kf6 55. Nxc5 Bd6 56. Nd3 Bxa3 57. Rb1 Bd6 58. Rxb5 a3 59. Ra5 Nc4 60. Ra6 Ke6 61. Kg1 Kd5 62. Kf2 Kd4 63. Ke2 Kc3 64. f4 Bc7 65. g4 fxg4 66. hxg4 Ba5 67. Nc1 Kc2 68. Rc6 Kxc1 69. Rxc4+ Kb2 70. Ra4 Bc7 71. Kf3 a2 72. Ke4 a1=Q 73. Rxa1 Kxa1 74. f5 Bd8 75. Ke5 Kb2 76. f6 Kc3 77. Ke6 Bb6 78. Kf7 Kd4 79. Kg7 Ke5 80. f7 Bc5 81. Kxh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2739) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [C67]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (14.2), 2016-12-30
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. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. c3 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. Bd3 d5 14. Bf4 g6 15. Nd2 Ng7 16. Qe2 c6 17. Re1 Bf5 18. Bxf5 Nxf5 19. Nb3 b6 20. Nc1 Qd7 21. Nd3 Ng7 22. Be5 Re8 23. Qf3 Bxe5 24. Rxe5 Rxe5 25. Nxe5 Qe6 26. Kf1 Nf5 27. g3 c5 28. Qd3 cxd4 29. cxd4 h5 30. h4 Kg7 31. Nf3 Qe4 32. Qxe4 dxe4 33. Ng5 Nxd4 34. Nxe4 f5 35. Nc3 Kf6 36. Nd5+ Ke5 37. Nf4 Kf6 38. Ke1 Ne6 39. Nxe6 Kxe6 40. Kd2 f4 41. Ke2 Kf5 42. Kf3 fxg3 43. fxg3 b5 44. b4 g5 45. hxg5 Kxg5 46. Kf2 Kf5 47. Kf3 Ke5 48. Ke3 a6 49. a3 Kf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2779) [B10]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (15.2), 2016-12-30
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ exf6 6. Bc4 Bd6 7. Qe2+ Qe7 8. Qxe7+ Kxe7 9. O-O Rd8 10. d4 Bg4 11. Nd2 Kf8 12. c3 Bf5 13. Re1 Nd7 14. Ne4 Be7 15. Ng3 Bg6 16. a4 c5 17. Be3 Rac8 18. Bf1 cxd4 19. Bxd4 Nc5 20. Be3 a6 21. a5 Nb3 22. Ra4 Bc2 23. Bb6 Rd2 24. Rc4 Rxc4 25. Bxc4 Bc5 26. Nf1 Bxb6 27. Nxd2 Nxd2 28. Bd5 Bc7 29. Re2 Bf4 30. g3 Bd3 31. Re1 Bh6 32. f4 Bb5 33. Bxb7 g5 34. Rd1 Nb3 35. Rd6 Nxa5 36. Bxa6 Be8 37. Rxf6 Bg7 38. Rb6 gxf4 39. gxf4 Ke7 40. Bb5 Bxb5 41. Rxb5 Nc4 42. Kf2 Ke6 43. Ke2 Bh6 44. Kd3 Nd6 45. Rh5 Nf5 46. Ke4 Nd6+ 47. Kf3 Nf5 48. b4 Bg7 49. b5 Bxc3 50. b6 Ba5 51. b7 Bc7 52. Rxh7 Nd6 53. Rh6+ Ke7 54. h4 Nxb7 55. Ra6 Nc5 56. Ra7 Kd6 57. h5 Nd7 58. h6 Nf6 59. Ra8 Ke7 60. Rh8 Ke6 61. h7 Bd6 62. Re8+ Nxe8 63. h8=Q Ke7 64. Kg4 Nf6+ 65. Kf5 Nd5 66. Qh4+ Kd7 67. Qh7 Ke7 68. Qh4+ Kd7 69. Qg4 Ne3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2768) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [E12]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (16.2), 2016-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Qa4+ Bc6 8. Qc2 dxc4 9. e3 b5 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. a4 b4 12. Nb1 Bxf3 13. gxf3 c5 14. dxc5 Nd7 15. c6 Ne5 16. Bxc4 Nxf3+ 17. Ke2 Ne5 18. c7 Qxc7 19. Bb5+ Kd8 20. Qe4 Rc8 21. Rd1+ Bd6 22. f4 Nd7 23. Nd2 Nc5 24. Qxb4 Ke7 25. Nc4 Ne4 26. Nxd6 Nxd6 27. Rac1 Qb8 28. e4 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 a5 30. Qa3 Rc8 31. Rd1 e5 32. fxe5 fxe5 33. Qg3 Nxb5 34. Qg5+ Kf8 35. axb5 Qxb5+ 36. Ke1 Qb4+ 37. Kf1 Qc4+ 38. Kg1 Qxe4 39. Rd8+ Rxd8 40. Qxd8+ Kg7 41. Qxa5 Qb1+ 42. Kf2 Qxb2+ 43. Kg3 Qd4 44. Qa2 Qf4+ 45. Kg2 h5 46. Qc2 Qg5+ 47. Kh1 Qf4 48. Qg2+ Kh6 49. Qc6+ f6 50. Qa6 e4 51. Kg1 e3 52. Qe2 Qg4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [B66]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (17.2), 2016-12-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bf4 d5 11. Qe3 Bb4 12. Be2 O-O 13. e5 Nd7 14. h4 c5 15. Bxh6 gxh6 16. Qxh6 Nxe5 17. Rh3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Ra7 19. Rg3+ Ng6 20. h5 Qh4 21. Rg4 Qh2 22. Bd3  1 – 0 (view game)

Korobov, Anton (2692) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [E34]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (18.2), 2016-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. bxc3 O-O 9. f3 b6 10. Bd3 Qc6 11. Ne2 c4 12. Be4 Nxe4 13. fxe4 Bb7 14. Ng3 Nd7 15. O-O f5 16. d5 exd5 17. Nxf5 Rae8 18. Nd4 Rxf1+ 19. Rxf1 Qg6 20. exd5 Qxc2 21. Nxc2 Bxd5 22. Nd4 Nc5 23. Rf5 Bb7 24. h4 g6 25. Rf4 Ne4 26. Be1 Re5 27. g4 h6 28. Kf1 Bc8 29. Nf3 Re8 30. Nd2 Nxc3 31. Nxc4 Nd5 32. Rd4 Ba6 33. Kf2 Bxc4 34. Rxc4 Nxe3 35. Ra4 a5 36. Bd2 Nd1+ 37. Kf3 h5 38. gxh5 gxh5 39. Rd4 Rf8+ 40. Ke2 Nf2 41. Rd6 Ne4 42. Rxb6 Rf2+ 43. Ke3 Rxd2 44. Kxe4 Rxa2 45. Rb5 a4 46. Rxh5 a3 47. Ra5 Ra1 48. Kf3 Kg7 49. Ra6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Leko, Peter (2693) [C50]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (19.2), 2016-12-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. a4 a6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 Ba7 9. Nbd2 Ne7 10. Re1 c6 11. b4 Ng6 12. d4 exd4 13. cxd4 d5 14. exd5 Nxd5 15. Qb3 Be6 16. b5 axb5 17. axb5 Ndf4 18. Bxe6 Nxe6 19. Ba3 Nxd4 20. Nxd4 Bxd4 21. Rad1 Re8 22. Ne4 Qb6 23. Nd6 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 Bxf2+ 25. Kh1 Bxe1 26. Qxf7+ Kh8 27. Bb2 Rg8 28. Nf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2749) – Karjakin, Sergey (2785) [E15]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (20.2), 2016-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 d5 8. O-O c6 9. Qc2 Nbd7 10. Rd1 O-O 11. Bf4 Nh5 12. Bc1 Nhf6 13. Bf4 Nh5 14. Bc1 Nhf6 15. Bf4 Rc8 16. Nc3 Nh5 17. Bc1 Nhf6 18. Bf4 h6 19. e4 dxc4 20. Nd2 b5 21. bxc4 bxc4 22. Bf1 Nb6 23. a4 g5 24. Be3 Ng4 25. a5 Nxe3 26. fxe3 Nd7 27. Bxc4 Bb5 28. e5 g4 29. Qe4 Bg5 30. Qxg4 Kh8 31. Qe4 f5 32. Qf3 Qe8 33. h4 Bd8 34. Ne2 Rg8 35. Kh2 Nf8 36. Nf4 Rg4 37. Rac1 Bxa5 38. e4 Bxd2 39. Rxd2 Bxc4 40. Rxc4 Ng6 41. exf5 exf5 42. Rg2 Nxf4 43. gxf4 Qh5 44. Rxg4 fxg4 45. Qg3 Qf5 46. d5 Rb8 47. Qc3 cxd5 48. e6+ Kg8 49. Rc7 Qxf4+ 50. Kg2 Qe4+ 51. Kg3 d4 52. Rc8+ Rxc8 53. Qxc8+ Kg7 54. Qd7+ Kf6 55. Qf7+ Ke5 56. e7 Qe3+ 57. Kg2 Qe2+ 58. Kg3 Qe3+ 59. Kg2 Qe2+ 60. Qf2 Qe4+ 61. Kg3 Kd6 62. Qf6+ Kd7 63. Qxh6 Qe3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – Jobava, Baadur (2702) [C42]
World Blitz 2016 Doha QAT (21.2), 2016-12-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Nc3 Qxd4 7. Nxc6 Qxd1+ 8. Nxd1 bxc6 9. Be2 Bd6 10. Ne3 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. Bf3 Bd7 13. Nc4 Bc5 14. Bf4 Nd5 15. Bg3 Bf5 16. Ne5 Bxc2 17. Rac1 Bd6 18. Nxc6 Be4 19. Rfe1 Bxf3 20. Rxe8+ Rxe8 21. gxf3 f5 22. Bxd6 cxd6 23. Kf1 a6 24. Rd1 Nb6 25. b3 d5 26. Nd4 g6 27. Rc1 Nd7 28. Rc6 a5 29. Rd6 Ne5 30. Rxd5 Nd3 31. Ne2 Rxe2 32. Rd8+ Kf7 33. Kxe2 Nc1+ 34. Kd2 Nxa2 35. Ra8 Nb4 36. Rxa5 Nc6 37. Ra4 Ne5 38. Ke3 g5 39. h3 h5 40. f4 gxf4+ 41. Kxf4 Nd3+ 42. Kxf5 Nxf2 43. h4  1 – 0 (view game)

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Vassily Ivanchuk wins the World Rapid Chess Championships 2016

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

Top Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk Vassily UKR 2771 11
2 Grischuk Alexander RUS 2767 11
3 Carlsen Magnus NOR 2906 11
4 Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2805 10
5 Yu Yangyi CHN 2743 10
6 Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 2812 10
7 Anton Guijarro David ESP 2605 10

Perez Ponsa, Federico (2585) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [B66]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (1.10), 2016-12-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bf4 d5 11. Qe3 Bb4 12. a3 Ba5 13. f3 O-O 14. e5 Nh5 15. Bxh6 gxh6 16. Qxh6 Ng7 17. Bd3 f5 18. g4 Bxc3 19. bxc3 Ra7 20. Rhg1 Qa5 21. gxf5 exf5 22. Kd2 Rd8 23. Rg5 d4 24. Bc4+ Rd5 25. Qxc6 Qxc3+ 26. Ke2 Qe3+ 27. Kf1 Qxf3+ 28. Ke1 Qe3+ 29. Kf1 Qf4+ 30. Kg2 Qxg5+ 31. Kh1 Bb7 32. Bxd5+ Kh7 33. Qc5 Bxd5+ 34. Qxd5 Rc7 35. Rg1 Qf4 36. Qd6 Qe4+ 37. Rg2 Rc6  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Matlakov, Maxim (2694) [C85]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (2.5), 2016-12-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. d3 Nd7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Nc4 f6 10. Nh4 Re8 11. Nf5 Bf8 12. f4 exf4 13. Bxf4 Nc5 14. Nce3 Ne6 15. Bg3 Nd4 16. Kh1 Nxf5 17. Nxf5 Be6 18. b3 Qd7 19. Qf3 a5 20. a4 Bb4 21. Be1 Bxe1 22. Raxe1 Bxf5 23. Qxf5 Qd6 24. Qf2 b5 25. Ra1 Re5 26. Ra2 b4 27. Raa1 c5 28. Rae1 Rae8 29. Re3 Rg5 30. Rf3 Ree5 31. h3 h5 32. Qe2 Qd7 33. Re3 Re8 34. Rff3 Rge5 35. Rf4 Qd4 36. Rg3 Kf7 37. Rgf3 c6 38. Qf1 Qd6 39. Rf2 R8e6 40. Qe2 g6 41. Qe3 Kg7 42. Rf1 Rg5 43. Qf2 Qd4 44. Qh4 Qe5 45. R4f3 Rd6 46. Qe1 Re6 47. Qd2 Qd6 48. Rf4 Qd4 49. Qe1 Qd6 50. h4 Rge5 51. g4 hxg4 52. Rxg4 f5 53. Rgf4 Re7 54. Qf2 fxe4 55. Rf7+ Kg8 56. Rf8+ Kg7 57. Qf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2716) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [A30]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (3.2), 2016-12-26
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 d6 9. Rd1 a6 10. Bg5 Nbd7 11. Qd2 O-O 12. Bf4 Ne8 13. Rac1 h6 14. b3 Qc7 15. Ne1 Rd8 16. Nd3 Nef6 17. e4 Qb8 18. Qe2 Qa8 19. Re1 Rc8 20. Bd2 Rfd8 21. Rcd1 Bf8 22. Na4 Bc6 23. Nc3 Bb7 24. Na4 Bc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi (2689) [B10]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (4.4), 2016-12-26
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d3 dxe4 4. dxe4 Qxd1+ 5. Kxd1 Bg4 6. Be3 Nd7 7. Nd2 e5 8. Bc4 Bc5 9. Ke2 Bxe3 10. Kxe3 Ngf6 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Nxf3 Ke7 13. Rhd1 Nb6 14. Nxe5 Nfd7 15. Rxd7+ Nxd7 16. Nxf7 Rhf8 17. Ng5 b5 18. Bb3 a5 19. a3 Ne5 20. Ne6 Rfb8 21. Nxg7 a4 22. Nf5+ Kf6 23. f4 axb3 24. fxe5+ Kxe5 25. cxb3 c5 26. Rc1 c4 27. Nd4 Rc8 28. b4 c3 29. bxc3 Rxa3 30. Nxb5 Ra2 31. Rf1 Rxg2 32. Rf5+ Ke6 33. Rh5 Rg7 34. Nd4+ Kf6 35. Rf5+ Ke7 36. Kd3 Rg3+ 37. Rf3 Rxf3+ 38. Nxf3 Rg8 39. h4 Rg3 40. Ke3 Rg4 41. c4 h5 42. c5 Kd8 43. b5 Kc7 44. e5 Rc4 45. Nd4 Rc3+ 46. Ke4 Rh3 47. Nf5 Rb3 48. b6+ Kb7 49. e6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2785) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [A30]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (5.3), 2016-12-26
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qa4+ Qd7 11. Qxd7+ Nxd7 12. Nxd4 N7f6 13. Ncb5 O-O 14. e4 Nb4 15. a3 Nd3 16. Rd1 Nc5 17. e5 Nd5 18. b4 Na4 19. Bxd5 Bxd5 20. Nc7 Rad8 21. Nf5 exf5 22. Nxd5 Rde8 23. Bf4 Bd8 24. h4 Nb2 25. Rd4 b5 26. Kg2 a6 27. Re1 Re6 28. Rc1 Nc4 29. a4 h6 30. axb5 axb5 31. Nc3 g5 32. hxg5 hxg5 33. Nxb5 gxf4 34. Rcxc4 Rxe5 35. Rc5 Bf6 36. Rxe5 Bxe5 37. Rd5 f6 38. gxf4 Bxf4 39. Nd4 Kf7 40. Rd7+ Ke8 41. Ra7 Bd6 42. Nxf5 Bxb4 43. Ng7+ Kd8 44. Ne6+ Ke8 45. Nxf8 Kxf8 46. f3 Bd2 47. Kg3 f5 48. Kh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Dreev, Aleksey (2652) [D11]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (6.11), 2016-12-27
1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Qc2 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bg4 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. g3 e6 8. Bg2 Bd6 9. Qb3 Nb6 10. Ne5 Bh5 11. Ndc4 Bxe5 12. dxe5 Nxc4 13. Qxc4 Qa5+ 14. Bd2 Qxe5 15. Bc3 Qc7 16. Qh4 Bg6 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Qxf6 Qa5+ 19. Kf1 Rg8 20. h4 Qb4 21. a3 Qe7 22. Qc3 Qd6 23. h5 Bf5 24. e4 Bg4 25. f3 Bxh5 26. e5 Qd5 27. Rxh5 Rxg3 28. Kf2 Rg7 29. Bf1 O-O-O 30. Be2 Qd7 31. Rd1 Qc7 32. Rxd8+ Qxd8 33. Qe3 Kb8 34. Qc5 a6 35. f4 Qg8 36. Bf1 Rg4 37. Qe3 Qg6 38. Rh3 Qc2+ 39. Be2 Rg7 40. b4 Rg8 41. Rg3 Rd8 42. Rg7 Qf5 43. Kg3 h6 44. a4 Qc2 45. b5 cxb5 46. axb5 axb5 47. Bxb5 h5 48. Be2 Rc8 49. Bf3 h4+ 50. Kxh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [D11]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (7.1), 2016-12-27
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 e6 5. Nbd2 dxc4 6. Nxc4 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 Be7 10. Bb2 Qc7 11. Rc1 Nbd7 12. e4 b5 13. Na5 Qxc2 14. Rxc2 Nxe4 15. Bxb5 Nd6 16. Bc6 Rb8 17. O-O Nb6 18. Rd1 Rd8 19. Ne5 f6 20. Bf3 fxe5 21. Nc6 Bb7 22. Nxe7+ Kf8 23. Bxe5 Nbc4 24. Bxd6 Nxd6 25. Nc6 Bxc6 26. Rxc6 Nb5 27. Rxd8+ Rxd8 28. Ra6 Rc8 29. h4 Rc7 30. Bg4 e5 31. Ra5 Nd6 32. Rxe5 Nc4 33. Rf5+ Ke7 34. Rf3 Ne5 35. Re3 Kd6 36. Be2 h6 37. f4 Rc1+ 38. Kf2 Nd7 39. Bf3 Rc2+ 40. Kg3 Ra2 41. Rd3+ Ke7 42. Rc3 Kd8 43. Kg4 Rd2 44. Rc6 Rd3 45. Ra6 Nf6+ 46. Kf5 Rd7 47. g4 Ne8 48. g5 hxg5 49. hxg5 Nd6+ 50. Kg6 Nb5 51. Ra5 Nd4 52. Bg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Korobov, Anton (2692) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [D00]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (8.3), 2016-12-27
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. exd4 Bg4 6. c3 e6 7. Qb3 Qd7 8. Nbd2 Nge7 9. h3 Bh5 10. Bh2 a6 11. Be2 Nc8 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. Bxh5 Nc6 14. Nf3 Be7 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 O-O 17. O-O b5 18. a4 Nb6 19. axb5 axb5 20. Be2 Nc4 21. Bf4 Ra4 22. Qc2 Nxb2 23. Qxb2 Rxf4 24. Bxb5 Qc7 25. Rae1 Rb8 26. Qd2 Rf5 27. f4 Bh4 28. Rb1 Bg3 29. Qe3 g5 30. Qxg3 Qc5+ 31. Kh2 Rxb5 32. fxg5 Rxb1 33. Rxb1 Qc7 34. Re1 Qc4 35. Re3 Qf4 36. h4 Kg7 37. Qxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Pantsulaia, Levan (2607) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [A04]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (9.5), 2016-12-27
1. Nf3 e6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O c5 5. b3 Nf6 6. c4 b4 7. Bb2 a5 8. d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bxg2 10. Kxg2 Be7 11. e4 Nxe4 12. Qf3 d5 13. Re1 O-O 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Qg4 Bf6 16. f3 Nc5 17. Rd1 a4 18. Qf5 Re8 19. Qc2 Nbd7 20. bxa4 Nxa4 21. Nc6 Qb6 22. Bxf6 Nxf6 23. Nd4 Rec8 24. Qf2 Rc4 25. Nb3 Qd6 26. N1d2 Rc7 27. Rdc1 Nc3 28. Nd4 g6 29. N2b3 Nd7 30. Rc2 Ne5 31. Qe3 Nc4 32. Qg5 f6 33. Qh6 Re7 34. Kg1 Qb6 35. Kh1 Rae8 36. Rcc1 Re3 37. a4 bxa3 38. h4 Ne2 39. h5 Nxg3+ 40. Kg2 Nxh5 41. Rh1 Re2+ 42. Kh3 Qc7 43. Rag1 Nf4+ 44. Kg4 Ne3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2768) [D11]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (10.2), 2016-12-27
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bf5 6. g3 e6 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8. O-O Be7 9. e3 O-O 10. Qe2 Rc8 11. Rd1 Qa5 12. Bd2 Qb5 13. Qxb5 cxb5 14. Ne1 Ne4 15. Nc3 Nxd2 16. Rxd2 Bb4 17. Bxb7 Rc7 18. Bf3 Rxc3 19. bxc3 Bxc3 20. Rad1 Bxd2 21. Rxd2 Rc8 22. Nd3 Kf8 23. Nb4 Nf6 24. Rb2 Ne4 25. g4 Bg6 26. h4 Rc1+ 27. Kg2 Nc3 28. h5 Bb1 29. a3 f5 30. gxf5 exf5 31. d5 Ke8 32. Nc6 a6 33. Kg3 Be4 34. Bxe4 fxe4 35. Nb8 a5 36. d6 Rd1 37. Rb3 Rc1 38. Kf4 a4 39. Rb2 b4 40. axb4 a3 41. Rd2 Nb5 42. Ke5 Kd8 43. Na6 Rb1 44. d7 Rb2 45. Rd5 Rxf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [C18]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (11.2), 2016-12-28
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nc6 7. Nf3 Nge7 8. Be2 Qa5 9. O-O c4 10. Bd2 Qa4 11. Ng5 Bd7 12. Bh5 O-O 13. Re1 h6 14. Nh3 f6 15. exf6 Rxf6 16. Bf4 Be8 17. Bg4 Bg6 18. Rxe6 Rxe6 19. Bxe6+ Kh7 20. Bd6 Rd8 21. Bc7 Rf8 22. Nf4 Bxc2 23. Qd2 Bf5 24. Bxd5 Nxd5 25. Nxd5 Rf7 26. Bg3 Na5 27. Qe3 Qd7 28. Qe5 Nc6 29. Qd6 Qxd6 30. Bxd6 Rd7 31. Ne3 Bd3 32. Bg3 Ne7 33. a4 Kg8 34. h4 Kf7 35. Ng4 Nc6 36. f3 Rd5 37. Ne3 Rd7 38. a5 Ne7 39. Kf2 Nd5 40. Nxd5 Rxd5 41. Bb8 a6 42. g4 Rb5 43. Bd6 Rb1 44. Rxb1 Bxb1 45. h5 Ke6 46. Bf8 Kf7 47. Bc5 Ke6 48. f4 Be4 49. Ke3 Bc6 50. f5+ Kf6 51. Kf4 Bg2 52. Bd6 Bh1 53. Be5+ Kf7 54. g5 hxg5+ 55. Kxg5 Bf3 56. Bc7 Bg2 57. Bb6 Bf3 58. Bd8 Ke8 59. f6 gxf6+ 60. Bxf6 Be4 61. Kf4 Bc2 62. Ke5  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Grischuk, Alexander (2737) [E68]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (12.3), 2016-12-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8. e4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Re8 10. Rb1 Nc5 11. f3 c6 12. b4 Ncd7 13. Nce2 a6 14. Qb3 Qe7 15. Rd1 Ne5 16. f4 Ned7 17. Nc3 Rb8 18. h3 c5 19. Nc2 b5 20. Ne3 Bb7 21. cxb5 axb5 22. e5 dxe5 23. Bxb7 Rxb7 24. f5 e4 25. Kg2 Qf8 26. bxc5 Nxc5 27. Qb4 Nd3 28. Qxf8+ Rxf8 29. Nxe4 Nxc1 30. Nxf6+ Bxf6 31. Rdxc1 Bg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2739) [E48]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (13.3), 2016-12-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Ne2 Re8 8. O-O b6 9. f3 c5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. bxc3 Ba6 12. Bxa6 Nxa6 13. Ra2 Nc7 14. a4 Rc8 15. Bd2 Qd7 16. Nf4 h6 17. Nd3 Qf5 18. Qb1 Nd7 19. Nf4 Qf6 20. Qd3 Qc6 21. Rb1 Ne6 22. Ne2 Nf6 23. Be1 Re7 24. Qb5 Nd8 25. Bf2 Nb7 26. Ng3 Nd6 27. Qxc6 Rxc6 28. a5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2779) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) [B41]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (14.3), 2016-12-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. Qd3 O-O 8. Be2 Qc7 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nxc6 dxc6 11. Bg5 Be7 12. Be3 b5 13. Rac1 b4 14. Nb1 c5 15. Nd2 e5 16. Qc2 Bb7 17. Rfd1 a5 18. f3 Nd7 19. Nf1 Nb8 20. Bd2 Nc6 21. Ne3 Nd4 22. Qd3 Bg5 23. Nd5 Qd8 24. Bf1 Ra6 25. Bxg5 Qxg5 26. Qe3 Qh5 27. Rd2 Rh6 28. h3 Kh8 29. Rf2 Qh4 30. f4 exf4 31. Qxf4 Qxf4 32. Rxf4 Re6 33. Bd3 f6 34. Ra1 Bc6 35. a3 Nb3 36. Rd1 Rb8 37. Rf2 Ree8 38. g4 Nd4 39. axb4 axb4 40. Ra1 h6 41. Ra5 Nb3 42. Ra6 Nd4 43. Ra5 Nb3 44. Ra6 Bd7 45. Rd6 Rb7 46. Nf4 Kg8 47. Ng6 Re6 48. Rd5 Be8 49. e5 Bf7 50. Rd8+ Re8 51. Rxe8+ Bxe8 52. Be4 Ra7 53. Bd5+ Bf7 54. exf6 gxf6 55. Rxf6 Bxd5 56. cxd5 Kg7 57. Rb6 Nd2 58. Ne5 Re7 59. Rg6+ Kf8 60. Rf6+ Kg7 61. Rf5 Rxe5  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2747) – Melkumyan, Hrant (2633) [A48]
World Rapid 2016 Doha QAT (15.3), 2016-12-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. Bh2 Nbd7 9. c3 Re8 10. a4 a6 11. c4 Ne4 12. a5 bxa5 13. Rxa5 c5 14. Ra3 cxd4 15. exd4 e5 16. Nc3 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Qc7 18. Re1 a5 19. c5 dxc5 20. Bb5 cxd4 21. cxd4 Rad8 22. Nxe5 Bxe5 23. dxe5 Qc5 24. Bxd7 Qxa3 25. e6 Qe7 26. exf7+ Qxf7 27. Bxe8 Rxe8 28. Rxe8+ Qxe8 29. Qb3+ Qf7 30. Qb5 Qe6 31. Bf4 Qc6 32. Qg5 h6 33. Qd8+ Kf7 34. f3 Qc5+ 35. Kh2 h5 36. Bd6 Qc8 37. Qe7+ Kg8 38. Be5  1 – 0 (view game)

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So Wesley wins the London Chess Classic 2016

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 18, 2016 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2794 6
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2823 5.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2809 5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2779 5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2779 5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2771 4.5
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2785 4
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2804 4
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2748 4
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2760 2

So, Wesley (2794) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2804) [A04]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (9.1), 2016-12-18
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Be2 d5 6. d4 cxd4 7. exd4 e4 8. Ne5 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Qxd1+ 11. Kxd1 Ng4 12. e6 fxe6 13. Nxe4 Bd7 14. f3 Ne5 15. Bb3 Rd8 16. Bd2 Nd3 17. Kc2 Nb4+ 18. Bxb4 Bxb4 19. Nc3 Ke7 20. Rhe1 Bxc3 21. Kxc3 Rc8+ 22. Kd2 Rhd8 23. Ke3 e5 24. Rad1 Bc6 25. h4 h6 26. a3 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 Rf8 28. Rf1 Rf4 29. g3 Rd4 30. Rd1 Rxd1 31. Bxd1 g5 32. hxg5 hxg5 33. f4 gxf4+ 34. gxf4 exf4+ 35. Kxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2779) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2809) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (9.2), 2016-12-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 c5 8. dxc5 bxc5 9. O-O Nc6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Rc1 h6 12. h3 Be6 13. Bb5 Qb6 14. Qa4 Rfc8 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 a6 17. Be2 Rd8 18. Bf3 Nd7 19. Bg3 Nf6 20. Rfd1 Rac8 21. Be5 Nd7 22. Bg3 Nf6 23. Be5 Nd7 24. Bg3 Nf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Caruana, Fabiano (2823) [D27]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (9.3), 2016-12-18
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 dxc4 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O a6 7. b3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bd7 9. Bb2 Nc6 10. Nf3 Be7 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. Qe2 Nb4 14. a3 b5 15. axb4 bxc4 16. Nxc4 Bxb4 17. Ra1 Bb5 18. Nd4 Bxc4 19. bxc4 a5 20. Rfc1 Nd7 21. Nb3 Qg5 22. c5 Nxc5 23. Nxa5 Ne4 24. Nc6 Bc5 25. Nd4 Bxd4 26. Bxd4 Rxc1+ 27. Rxc1 e5 28. Bb2 Rd8 29. Rd1 Rxd1+ 30. Qxd1 h5 31. Qd3 Nf6 32. h3 e4 33. Qd8+ Kh7 34. Qe7 Qg6 35. Bxf6 gxf6 36. Qc5 Kg7 37. Qd5 f5 38. Qe5+ Qf6 39. Qg3+ Kh7 40. Kh2 Qe7 41. Qf4 Kg6 42. Kg3 Qd8 43. Qe5 Qg5+ 44. Kh2 Qd8 45. Qg3+ Kh7 46. Qf4 Kg6 47. Qe5 Qd2 48. Qg3+ Kh6 49. Qf4+ Kg6 50. Qg3+ Kh6 51. Qh4 Qd6+ 52. Qf4+ Qxf4+ 53. exf4 Kg6 54. Kg1 Kg7 55. Kf1 Kf6 56. Ke2 Ke6 57. Kd2 Kd6 58. Ke2 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2748) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2779) [C67]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (9.4), 2016-12-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nf5 8. Nf3 O-O 9. d4 d5 10. c3 Re8 11. Bd3 Bd6 12. Rxe8+ Qxe8 13. Qc2 g6 14. Nbd2 Bd7 15. Nf1 b6 16. Ng3 Nxg3 17. hxg3 f6 18. Bf4 Bxf4 19. gxf4 Qf7 20. Nh4 Kg7 21. g3 Ne7 22. Re1 Re8 23. Re3 Nc8 24. Ng2 Nd6 25. Rxe8 Qxe8 26. Ne3 Be6 27. f5 Bf7 28. fxg6 hxg6 29. Qe2 Be6 30. Ng2 c6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2785) – Topalov, Veselin (2760) [A37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (9.5), 2016-12-18
1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e6 7. e3 Nge7 8. d4 O-O 9. Re1 a6 10. Bd2 Rb8 11. Rc1 b6 12. Ne2 e5 13. Bc3 h6 14. d5 Nb4 15. Ra1 b5 16. a3 bxc4 17. axb4 cxb4 18. Bd2 Nxd5 19. Qc1 c3 20. bxc3 b3 21. Qb1 Nf6 22. Qb2 Qc7 23. c4 Qxc4 24. Nc3 Be6 25. Rec1 Nd7 26. e4 Nc5 27. Bf1 Qb4 28. Be3 Rfc8 29. Nd2 a5 30. Bxc5 Rxc5 31. Ra4 Qb7 32. Bc4 Qc6 33. Bd5 Bxd5 34. exd5 Qd7 35. Ra3 a4 36. Nxa4 Rxd5 37. Nxb3 e4 38. Qa2 Qf5 39. Re1 Rdb5 40. Rc1 d5 41. Nac5 d4 42. Ra7 d3 43. Rc7 h5 44. Qa4 h4 45. Qxe4 Qxe4 46. Nxe4 Rxb3 47. gxh4 Bh6 48. Rf1 R3b4 49. f3 Rb2 50. Nf6+ Kg7 51. Ng4 d2 52. Rd7 Re8 53. Nf2 Re1  0 – 1 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2016 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 17, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2794 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2823 5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2809 4.4
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2779 4.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2779 4.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2785 4
7 Giri, Anish NED 2771 4
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2804 3.5
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2748 3.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2760 1

Caruana,F (2823) – So,W (2794) [C65]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (8), 2016-12-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Qxd5 8. Bc4 Qd8 9. Nbd2 a5 10. a4 h6 11. Re1 Bf5 12. Nf1 e4 13. Ng3 Bh7 14. dxe4 Qxd1 15. Rxd1 Bxe4 16. Bf4 Bb6 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Bg3 Rae8 19. Rd7 Nxg3 20. hxg3 Ne5 21. Nxe5 Rxe5 22. Rad1 Rf5 23. R1d2 Re8 24. Kf1 Kf8 25. f3 Re7 26. Rd8+ Re8 27. R8d7 Re7 28. Rd8+ Re8 29. R2d7 Rxd8 30. Rxd8+ Ke7 31. Rg8 Rg5 32. g4 Bc5 33. Bd3 Bd6 34. Kf2 Kf6 35. Re8 Rd5 36. Ke2 Re5+ 37. Rxe5 Kxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2779) – Aronian,L (2785) [D38]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (8), 2016-12-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qb3 c5 6. dxc5 Nc6 7. Bg5 dxc4 8. Qxc4 Qa5 9. Rc1 Qxc5 10. Qxc5 Bxc5 11. e3 Bb4 12. a3 Bxc3+ 13. Rxc3 Ne4 14. Rc1 Nxg5 15. Nxg5 Ke7 16. Ne4 Bd7 17. Nc5 Rhc8 18. Nxd7 Kxd7 19. Bb5 a6 20. Bxc6+ Rxc6 21. Rxc6 Kxc6 22. Ke2 Rd8 23. Rc1+ Kd7 24. Rd1+ Ke7 25. Rc1 Kd7 26. Rd1+ Ke7 27. Rc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik,V (2809) – Giri,A (2771) [B91]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (8), 2016-12-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be6 8. Bg2 h5 9. Bg5 Nbd7 10. Qd2 Be7 11. a4 Rc8 12. O-O Nf8 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Rfd1 Be7 15. Nd5 h4 16. Nec3 Nh7 17. Ra3 Rc6 18. Rb3 Qb8 19. Na2 Bxd5 20. Qxd5 Qc8 21. Nb4 Nf6 22. Qd2 Rc5 23. Rc1 hxg3 24. hxg3 g6 25. Rd3 Kf8 26. c3 Kg7 27. Rd1 Qd7 28. b3 Qg4 29. c4 Nxe4 30. f3 Nxd2 31. fxg4 Nxc4 32. bxc4 Rxc4 33. Nd5 Bd8 34. Ra1 Rxg4 35. a5 e4 36. Rb3 Rh5 37. Ne3 Rgg5 38. Kf2 Rxa5 39. Rxa5 Rxa5 40. Bxe4 b5 41. Rd3 Be7 42. Kf3 Ra1 43. Nd5 Bd8 44. Nf4 Be7 45. Rc3 d5 46. Bxd5 Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2760) – Anand,V (2779) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (8), 2016-12-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Qc2 Re8 10. O-O-O e5 11. Bg5 d4 12. Nd5 b5 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. cxb5 Na5 15. exd4 exd4 16. Nb4 Bxb4 17. axb4 Be6 18. Nxd4 Rc8 19. Nc6 Nxc6 20. bxc6 Qb6 21. Qa4 Rxc6+ 22. Kb1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Be2 Bf5+ 25. Ka2 Rc2 26. Rd1 Qb6 27. Bg4 Qe6+ 28. Ka3 Qe5 29. Qb3 Bg6 30. Bf3 Rxf2 31. h4 Bc2 32. Rd8+ Kg7 33. Qc3 Qb5 34. Qc6 Rxf3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2804) – Adams,Mi (2748) [C65]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (8), 2016-12-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 a6 9. Bc4 d6 10. a4 Ba7 11. Na3 Be6 12. b4 Nb8 13. Bxe6 Rxe6 14. Nc4 Nbd7 15. Ne3 c6 16. Nd2 a5 17. bxa5 Qxa5 18. Ndc4 Qa6 19. Nf5 d5 20. Nce3 Kh7 21. exd5 Nxd5 22. Qh5 Rf8 23. Nxd5 cxd5 24. Be7 Nf6 25. Qh3 Re8 26. Bb4 h5 27. d4 exd4 28. Nxd4 Bxd4 29. cxd4 Qc4 30. Rab1 b6 31. a5 bxa5 32. Bxa5 Qxd4 33. Bc3 Qg4 34. Qxg4 hxg4 35. Bxf6 Rxf6 36. Rb4 Re4 37. Rxe4 dxe4 38. Re1 Re6 39. g3 f5 40. Kg2 g5 41. h3 gxh3+ 42. Kxh3 Kg6 43. Kg2 Re5 44. Ra1 f4 45. Ra6+ Kf5 46. gxf4 gxf4 47. Ra8 Rb5 48. Rh8 Rb2 49. Rf8+ Ke5 50. Re8+ Kd4 51. Rf8 Ke5 52. Re8+ Kd5 53. Rd8+ Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2016 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 17, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2794 5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2823 4.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2809 4
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2779 4
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2785 3.5
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2779 3.5
7 Giri, Anish NED 2771 3.5
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2804 3
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2748 3
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2760 1

So, Wesley (2794) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2809) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (7.1), 2016-12-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be2 Qb6 12. b4 Ne6 13. Be5 a5 14. O-O axb4 15. axb4 Rxa1 16. Bxa1 Rd8 17. b5 Bc5 18. Qd2 d4 19. exd4 Nxd4 20. Bxd4 Bxd4 21. Nxd4 Rxd4 22. Qe3 Be6 23. Ra1 h6 24. Ra8+ Kh7 25. Bd3+ g6 26. Ra4 Rd6 27. Qxb6 Rxb6 28. Rd4 Kg7 29. f4 Kf6 30. Kf2 Bf5 31. Bc4 Ke7 32. Ke3 f6 33. h4 Rd6 34. Rxd6 Kxd6 35. Kd4 b6 36. g3 g5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2748) – Caruana, Fabiano (2823) [A37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (7.2), 2016-12-16
1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 e5 6. O-O d6 7. a3 a5 8. Ne1 Be6 9. d3 Nge7 10. Nc2 d5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Ne3 Nb6 13. Nc4 O-O 14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Nxb6 Qxb6 16. Be3 Qxb2 17. Na4 Qb3 18. Nxc5 Qxd1 19. Rfxd1 Bd5 20. Rab1 Rfb8 21. a4 f5 22. f3 Ba2 23. Rbc1 Rb2 24. Kf1 Bd5 25. Bd2 Ra2 26. Ke1 Bf8 27. Nd7 Bb3 28. Ra1 Rxa4 29. Rxa4 Bxa4 30. Ra1 Bb3 31. Rxa5 Rxa5 32. Bxa5 Bg7 33. Bc3 Be6 34. Nxe5 Bxe5 35. Bxe5 Kf7 36. Kd2 Bb3 37. e4 Ke6 38. Bg7 h5 39. Bf8 Kf7 40. Bc5 Ke6 41. h3 Ba4 42. Ke3 Bd1 43. Bb4 Kf7 44. Kf4 Ke6 45. g4 fxg4 46. fxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2785) – Anand, Viswanathan (2779) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (7.3), 2016-12-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qxd1+ 10. Rxd1 Bb4 11. Rd3 Ne4 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Nc6 14. Bb5 f6 15. Bd6 Rd8 16. Rfd1 Rxd6 17. Rxd6 Nxd6 18. Rxd6 Kf7 19. Bxc6 Ke7 20. Bxb7 Bxb7 21. Rd4 Rc8 22. Rb4 Bd5 23. Ra4 Rxc3 24. Rxa7+ Kf8 25. h3 Rc1+ 26. Kh2 Rc2 27. Kg3 Rxa2 28. Rxa2 Bxa2 29. Nd2 e5 30. f4 exf4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2779) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2804) [B96]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (7.4), 2016-12-16
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 Nbd7 12. O-O-O b5 13. g4 Bb7 14. Bg2 Rc8 15. Kb1 g5 16. Qh3 Nc5 17. Rhe1 h5 18. Nf5 Ncxe4 19. Bxe4 Nxe4 20. Bd4 Rg8 21. Nxe7 Kxe7 22. gxh5 gxf4 23. Qh4+ Kf8 24. Ka1 b4 25. Nxe4 Bxe4 26. Rxe4 Qxc2 27. Ree1 bxa3 28. Qxf4 axb2+ 29. Bxb2 Rg5 30. Qxd6+ Kg8 31. Rg1 Qa4+ 32. Ba3 Rxg1 33. Rxg1+ Kh7 34. Qd3+ Kh6 35. Rg6+ Kxh5 36. Rg1 f5 37. Qf3+  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Topalov, Veselin (2760) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (7.5), 2016-12-16
1. c4 Nf6 2. d4 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. Be2 Ba6 12. O-O Qc8 13. Rb1 Bxe2 14. Qxe2 axb4 15. axb4 Qb7 16. Rfc1 Rfc8 17. Ne1 Bd8 18. Qd1 Bc7 19. Nd3 b5 20. Ra1 Ne4 21. Ne2 Bd8 22. f3 Nef6 23. Nc3 Nf8 24. Rc2 Ng6 25. Rca2 Rxa2 26. Rxa2 Ra8 27. Qa1 Rxa2 28. Qxa2 Nxf4 29. exf4 Nd7 30. Ne2 Bc7 31. h4 Nb8 32. h5 Qa6 33. Qb2 f6 34. g4 Nd7 35. Kf2 Qa8 36. Ke1 Kf7 37. Kd2 Kg8 38. Kd1 Kf7 39. Kc2 Qa4+ 40. Kc1 Qa8 41. Kb1 Qa7 42. Qc1 Qa8 43. Kb2 Bd8 44. Qg1 Be7 45. Nec1 Bd8 46. Nb3 Qb7 47. Qe3 Qa8 48. Qc1 Qa4 49. Qe1 Qa8 50. Qd2 Qa4 51. Nf2 Qa8 52. Nh3 Qc8 53. Qc2 Nf8 54. Nc1 Kg8 55. Nd3 Nh7 56. Qe2 Nf8 57. Qe3 Qd7 58. Ng1 Qe8 59. Ne2 Bc7 60. Nec1 Kf7 61. Nb3 Ke7 62. Qe1 Kd7 63. Nbc1 Kc8 64. Ne2 Nd7 65. Ng3 Qf7 66. Qe3 Kb7 67. Ne2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2016 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 16, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2794 4.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2823 4
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2809 3.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2785 3
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2779 3
6 Giri, Anish NED 2771 3
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2804 3
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2779 3
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2748 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2760 0.5

Topalov, Veselin (2760) – So, Wesley (2794) [C53]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.1), 2016-12-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 d6 7. Bg5 Ba7 8. Nbd2 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 O-O 11. O-O Nh7 12. h3 h5 13. d4 exd4 14. Nxd4 g4 15. hxg4 hxg4 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. e5 d5 18. Be2 Qg5 19. a5 f5 20. exf6 Nxf6 21. Ra4 Rf7 22. Re1 Nh5 23. Bxg4 Nxg3 24. Re8+ Kg7 25. Rxc8 Bxf2+ 26. Kh2 Qe5 27. Kh3 Ne2  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2809) – Adams, Michael (2748) [D05]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.2), 2016-12-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 b6 5. O-O Bb7 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Qe2 Ne4 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 Nd7 10. c4 a5 11. Rfd1 Qe7 12. Rac1 a4 13. Nf1 axb3 14. axb3 Ra2 15. Bb1 Rxb2 16. Qxb2 Ba3 17. Qc2 c5 18. cxd5 Bxd5 19. N3d2 Ndf6 20. f3 Nxd2 21. Nxd2 g6 22. e4 Bb7 23. Nc4 Bxc1 24. Qxc1 Rd8 25. dxc5 Qxc5+ 26. Kh1 Rxd1+ 27. Qxd1 Kg7 28. Qd2 Ba6 29. Ne3 Bb5 30. Nc2 h5 31. h4 Nd7 32. b4 Qe7 33. g3 Qf6 34. Nd4 e5 35. Nxb5 Qxf3+ 36. Qg2 Qd1+ 37. Qg1 Qf3+ 38. Qg2 Qd1+ 39. Qg1 Qf3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2823) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2779) [B96]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.3), 2016-12-15
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 Nbd7 12. O-O-O b5 13. g4 g5 14. h4 gxf4 15. Be2 b4 16. axb4 Ne5 17. Qxf4 Nexg4 18. Bxg4 e5 19. Qxf6 Bxf6 20. Nd5 Qd8 21. Nf5 Rb8 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. Rxd6 Be6 24. Rhd1 O-O 25. h5 Qg5+ 26. Be3 Qf6 27. Nxh6+ Kh8 28. Bf5 Qe7 29. b5 Qe8 30. Nxf7+ Rxf7 31. Rxe6 Qxb5 32. Rh6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2779) – Giri, Anish (2771) [B90]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.4), 2016-12-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 Be7 8. g5 Nfd7 9. h4 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Be3 Nc6 12. Qd2 O-O 13. O-O-O Nc5 14. f3 Rb8 15. Rg1 Qc7 16. b4 Nd7 17. Ndxb5 axb5 18. Nxb5 Qc8 19. Nxd6 Bxd6 20. Qxd6 Rd8 21. b5 Nde5 22. Qc5 Rxd1+ 23. Kxd1 Nxf3 24. bxc6 Bxc6 25. Rg3 Rb1+ 26. Ke2 Qa6+ 27. Kxf3 Qxf1+ 28. Bf2 Qh1+ 29. Ke3 Qc1+ 30. Kf3 Qd1+ 31. Ke3 Qc1+ 32. Kf3 Qh1+ 33. Ke3 Qxe4+ 34. Kd2 Qf4+ 35. Kc3 Rb8 36. Rd3 Rc8 37. Kb2 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2804) – Aronian, Levon (2785) [C50]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.5), 2016-12-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. a4 a5 7. c3 d5 8. exd5 Nxd5 9. Re1 Bg4 10. Nbd2 Nb6 11. Bb5 Bd6 12. h3 Bh5 13. Ne4 f5 14. Ng3 Bxf3 15. Qxf3 Ne7 16. Bg5 c6 17. Bc4+ Nxc4 18. dxc4 e4 19. Nxe4 fxe4 20. Qxe4 Rf7 21. Rad1 Qc7 22. Rxd6 Qxd6 23. Bxe7 Qd2 24. Bc5 h6 25. Qe2 Rd8 26. Bd4 Qg5 27. Qg4 Re7 28. Rxe7 Qxe7 29. Qf5 Re8 30. Qxa5 Qf7 31. Kh2 Qf4+ 32. g3 Qf7 33. Kg2 Re1 34. g4 Rd1 35. Qe5 Qg6 36. b4 b6 37. Bxb6 c5 38. Bxc5 Qc6+ 39. f3 Rd3 40. Qb8+ Kh7 41. Qf4  1 – 0 (view game)

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