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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

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

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

Grischuk,A (2750) – Giri,A (2778) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Ne2 b6 12. Bg5 c5 13. Nc3 Bb7 14. Rad1 Bxf3 15. gxf3 c6 16. Ne4 Be7 17. f4 Bxg5 18. fxg5 Ke7 19. Nd6 Ke6 20. f4 Rad8 21. Rfe1 g6 22. Kf2 Nd4 23. c3 Nf5 24. Kf3 Ng7 25. Rd2 Ke7 26. Red1 Rhg8 27. a4 a6 28. Nc4 Rxd2 29. Rxd2 b5 30. Na5 Rc8 31. Rd6 bxa4 32. Rxc6 Rd8 33. Nc4 a3 34. bxa3 Rd3+ 35. Ke4 Rxc3 36. Nd6 Rxa3 37. Rc7+ Ke6 38. Rxf7 Ne8 39. Rf8 Nxd6+ 40. exd6 Ra4+ 41. Ke3 Kxd6 42. Rf6+ Kd5 43. f5 Ra3+ 44. Kf4 Ra4+ 45. Ke3 Ra3+ 46. Kf4 Ra4+ 47. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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

Anand,V (2803) – Carlsen,M (2850) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (3), 2015-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Nc3 Ke8 10. h3 Be6 11. Rd1 Bc5 12. g4 Ne7 13. Ng5 Bd5 14. Nge4 Bb6 15. Kg2 Rd8 16. Bf4 Ng6 17. Bg3 h5 18. f4 hxg4 19. hxg4 Ke7 20. Rh1 Bd4 21. Nxd5+ cxd5 22. Nc3 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Kd7 24. f5 Ne7 25. Rae1 Rde8 26. Kf3 Rxh1 27. Rxh1 Nc6 28. Re1 g5 29. a4 a6 30. Kg2 Kc8 31. Kf2 b6 32. Kf3 Kd7 33. Kf2 Kc8 34. Re3 Na5 35. Re1 Nc4 36. Kf3 Kd7 37. Kg2 a5 38. Kf2 c6 39. Kg2 b5 40. Rb1 Rh8 41. Bf2 Nxe5 42. axb5 Nxg4 43. bxc6+ Kxc6 44. Bd4 Re8 45. Kg3 Ne5 46. Rb6+ Kc7 47. Rf6 Kd7 48. Bxe5 Rxe5 49. Kg4 Ke7 50. Kxg5 Re1 51. Ra6 f6+ 52. Kg4 Rg1+ 53. Kf4 Rf1+ 54. Kg4 Rg1+ 55. Kf4 Rf1+ 56. Kg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 2

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

Partial Standings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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London Chess Classic 2015 Round 1

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

Partial Standings

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

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

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

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

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

Grischuk, Alexander (2750) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2793) [C67]
7th London Classic 2015 London ENG (1.5), 2015-12-04
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 Be6 11. g4 Ne7 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. Kh2 c5 14. Ndb5 Kd8 15. Be3 a6 16. Na3 b6 17. Ne4 h5 18. Kg3 hxg4 19. hxg4 Bc6 20. Ng5 Ke8 21. f4 f5 22. Rad1 g6 23. Ne6 fxg4 24. Nxc7+ Kf7 25. e6+ Kg8 26. Kxg4 Ra7 27. Rd7 Nf5 28. Bf2 Nh6+ 29. Kg3 Nf5+ 30. Kg4 Be7 31. Rfd1 Nh6+ 32. Kg3 Nf5+ 33. Kg4 Nh6+ 34. Kg3 Rh7 35. Nc4 Nf5+ 36. Kg4 Nh6+ 37. Kg3 Nf5+ 38. Kg4 Nh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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

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

Final Standings

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

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

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

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

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

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VIII Grand Slam Masters Final Bilbao 2015 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 31, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2798 7
2 So, Wesley USA 2760 7
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 4
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2782 4

Giri,A (2798) – Ding Liren (2782) [C92]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (5), 2015-10-31
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a3 h6 13. d5 Nb8 14. Nh2 Nbd7 15. Qf3 c6 16. dxc6 Bxc6 17. Ng4 Nc5 18. Nxf6+ Qxf6 19. Qxf6 gxf6 20. Bc2 Red8 21. Nf1 d5 22. exd5 Bxd5 23. Ng3 Bb3 24. Bxb3 Nxb3 25. Rb1 Kh7 26. Be3 Kg6 27. f4 exf4 28. Bxf4 Nd2 29. Rbc1 Nc4 30. Rc2 Rd3 31. Ne2 Re8 32. Bc1 Bd6 33. Rf1 Rd2 34. Rxd2 Nxd2 35. Rd1 Rxe2 36. Rxd2 Re1+ 37. Kf2 Rxc1 38. Rxd6 Rc2+ 39. Kg1 Rxb2 40. Rxa6 Rb3 41. a4 bxa4 42. Rxa4 Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2803) – So,W (2760) [A33]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (5), 2015-10-31
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nb3 Ne5 8. e4 Bb4 9. Qe2 d6 10. Bd2 a5 11. f4 Nc6 12. Na4 Bxd2+ 13. Nxd2 Qa7 14. Nc3 Nd4 15. Qd3 Ng4 16. Nd1 e5 17. Nf3 Nxf3+ 18. Qxf3 exf4 19. gxf4 O-O 20. h3 Nf6 21. Nc3 Qc5 22. O-O-O Be6 23. Rh2 Bxc4 24. Bxc4 Qxc4 25. Rxd6 Rad8 26. Rhd2 Rxd6 27. Rxd6 Rc8 28. Kb1 b5 29. Qd3 Qxd3+ 30. Rxd3 b4 31. Nd5 Rc4 32. Nxf6+ gxf6 33. Rd5 Rxe4 34. Rxa5 Rxf4 35. Kc2 Kg7 36. Kb3 Kg6 37. Rb5 f5 38. Rxb4 Rxb4+ 39. Kxb4 Kh5 40. a4 f4 41. a5 f3 42. a6 f2 43. a7 f1=Q 44. a8=Q Qxh3 45. Qd5+ Kg6 46. Ka5 h5 47. b4 Qf5 48. Qxf5+ Kxf5 49. b5 h4 50. b6 h3 51. b7 h2 52. b8=Q h1=Q 53. Qc8+ Ke5 54. Qe8+ Kf6 55. Qd8+ Kg6 56. Qg8+ Kf6 57. Qd8+ Ke6 58. Qe8+ Kd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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VIII Grand Slam Masters Final Bilbao 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 31, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2798 2.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2760 2.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1.5
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2782 1.5

Ding, Liren (2782) – So, Wesley (2760) [E60]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (4.1), 2015-10-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 c5 6. d5 e6 7. Nc3 d6 8. Nd2 Re8 9. O-O Na6 10. e4 Nc7 11. a4 Na6 12. f3 Nb4 13. Rf2 Nh5 14. dxe6 Bxe6 15. Nb3 f5 16. Bf1 Qe7 17. Be3 f4 18. Bd2 Be5 19. Be1 Nc6 20. Nd5 Qg7 21. Bc3 Rad8 22. Nc1 g5 23. Nd3 Bxc3 24. bxc3 Bxd5 25. cxd5 Ne5 26. Rb1 Re7 27. Nxe5 Qxe5 28. Rb3 Rdd7 29. Qc1 Nf6 30. h3 h5 31. c4 Rg7 32. a5 Rdf7 33. Qb2 g4 34. Qxe5 dxe5 35. Kh1 gxf3 36. gxf3 h4 37. Rb5 Rc7 38. Rd2 Nh5 39. Kh2 Ng3 40. Bg2 Rgd7 41. d6 Rc6 42. Rd5 b6 43. Rxe5 Rcxd6 44. Rg5+ Rg7 45. axb6 axb6 46. Rg4 Rd2 47. Rxb6 Nf1+ 48. Kg1 Rxg4 49. hxg4 Ne3 50. Bh3 Rd1+ 51. Kh2 Rd2+ 52. Kg1 Rd1+ 53. Kh2 Rd2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [A22]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (4.2), 2015-10-30
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Bb4 4. Bg2 O-O 5. e4 Bxc3 6. bxc3 c6 7. Nf3 Nxe4 8. O-O d6 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. Bxe4 Be6 11. Ba3 Re8 12. Qb1 Qxd2 13. Qxb7 Nd7 14. Bxc6 Reb8 15. Qa6 Rb6 16. Qa4 Rc8 17. Rad1 Qxd1 18. Rxd1 Rbxc6 19. Qxa7 R6c7 20. Qe3 Rxc4 21. Bb4 h6 22. a4 Nf6 23. Qxe5 Re4 24. Qa5 Kh7 25. f3 Re2 26. Qb5 Ra2 27. g4 Re8 28. Bc5 Kg8 29. Re1 Ra8 30. Bd4 R2xa4 31. h4 Ra2 32. Qb1 Bd5 33. Qf5 Be6 34. Qf4 Nd7 35. Rf1 Nf8 36. Rf2 R2a5 37. Qg3 Bc4  1 – 0 (view game)

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VIII Grand Slam Masters Final Bilbao 2015 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 28, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2760 2
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2798 1.5
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2782 1

Ding, Liren (2782) – Giri, Anish (2798) [D78]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (3.1), 2015-10-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nc3 Rd8 9. Na4 Qxb3 10. axb3 Na6 11. Bf4 Ne8 12. Nc3 Nac7 13. Ra5 Be6 14. Ra4 a6 15. Rfa1 h6 16. h4 Nd6 17. e3 Rac8 18. Nd2 f6 19. Ra5 dxc4 20. Bxd6 exd6 21. bxc4 f5 22. R5a4 c5 23. Ne2 Rb8 24. b4 b5 25. cxb5 Nxb5 26. bxc5 dxc5 27. Rxa6 cxd4 28. Nxd4 Nxd4 29. exd4 Bxd4 30. Rf1 Bb6 31. Re1 Bxf2+ 32. Kxf2 Rxd2+ 33. Kg1 Bf7 34. Ra3 Rbb2 35. Bf3 g5 36. hxg5 hxg5 37. Rae3 g4 38. Be2 Bd5 39. Bf1 Rh2 40. R1e2 Rh1+ 41. Kf2 Rb1 42. Re1 Rb4 43. Re7 f4 44. Rc1 Rb2+ 45. Ke1 Rb8 46. gxf4 Bg2 47. Kf2 Bxf1 48. f5 Kf8 49. Ree1 Rb2+ 50. Kg3 Rh3+ 51. Kxg4 Rb4+ 52. Kg5 Rg3+ 53. Kf6 Bc4 54. Rcd1 Bd3 55. Rc1 Bc4 56. Rcd1 Rb8 57. Rd7 Bb3 58. Ree7 Rc3 59. Rd6 Kg8 60. Rg7+ Kh8 61. Rg5 Rh3 62. Ke5 Bg8 63. Kf6 Rh6+ 64. Rg6 Rh5 65. Ke5 Rb5+ 66. Kf4 Rhxf5+ 67. Kg4 Rf1 68. Rh6+ Kg7 69. Rdg6+ Kf7 70. Rb6 Re5 71. Rhc6 Re7 72. Rc3 Kg7 73. Rbc6 Be6+ 74. Kg3 Bd7 75. Rd6 Be8 76. Rf3 Rfe1 77. Rd2 Bc6 78. Rc3 Rg1+ 79. Kh2 Rh1+ 80. Kg3 Rh6 81. Rd4 Re2 82. Rg4+ Kf7 83. Rcc4 Rg2+ 84. Kf4 Rf6+ 85. Ke5 Re6+ 86. Kf5 Rge2 87. Rgf4 Rg6 88. Rcd4 Re7 89. Rh4 Bd7+ 90. Kf4 Rf6+ 91. Kg3 Re3+ 92. Kh2 Re2+ 93. Kg3 Re3+ 94. Kh2 Bf5 95. Kg2 Kg6 96. Kf2 Rc3 97. Rhf4 Rc2+ 98. Kg3 Re6 99. Rd8 Ree2 100. Rg8+ Kh7 101. Rd8 Be6 102. Rdd4 Kg6 103. Rfe4 Rg2+ 104. Kf4 Rgf2+ 105. Ke5 Bf5 106. Re3 Ra2 107. Rd6+ Kg5 108. Rg3+ Bg4 109. Rd4 Ra5+ 110. Kd6 Ra6+ 111. Kc5 Rf5+ 112. Kb4 Rb6+ 113. Kc4 Rc6+ 114. Kb4 Rf4 115. Rxf4 Kxf4 116. Rc3 Rg6 117. Rc4+ Ke5 118. Rc5+ Kd6 119. Rc4 Be6 120. Rd4+ Bd5 121. Kc3 Ke5 122. Rd3 Rc6+ 123. Kd2 Be4 124. Rc3 Rh6 125. Ke2 Rf6 126. Ke3 Rf8 127. Ke2 Kd4 128. Ra3 Bc2 129. Rh3 Rg8 130. Kf3 Be4+ 131. Kf4 Rf8+ 132. Kg5 Ke5 133. Rg3 Bf3 134. Kh4 Ke4 135. Rg7 Rf5 136. Kg3 Ke3 137. Rg8 Rh5 138. Rg7 Be4 139. Rg8 Rh1 140. Rg5 Rf1 141. Kg4 Bf3+ 142. Kf5 Kd4 143. Ke6 Rh1 144. Rg6 Be4 145. Rf6 Rh8 146. Kd6 Ra8 147. Ke7 Ra5 148. Rd6+ Bd5 149. Kf6 Ra7 150. Kf5 Re7 151. Rf6 Re1 152. Kg5 Be6 153. Kf4 Re3 154. Rf8 Bd5 155. Rf6 Re1 156. Kf5 Re5+ 157. Kf4 Be6 158. Kf3 Re3+ 159. Kf4 Re4+ 160. Kf3 Bg4+ 161. Kg3 Ke3 162. Rg6 Bf3 163. Rg5 Ra4 164. Re5+ Be4 165. Kg4 Ra1 166. Rg5 Rf1 167. Kh4 Bf5 168. Rg3+ Kf4 169. Rg4+ Ke5 170. Rg3 Kf6 171. Ra3 Rg1 172. Ra4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2760) – Anand, Viswanathan (2803) [D45]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (3.2), 2015-10-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O e5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Nb5 Bb8 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. Bd2 a6 14. Nd4 Re8 15. Rac1 Ne4 16. Bc3 Nxc3 17. Qxc3 Qd6 18. g3 Bh3 19. Rfd1 Rac8 20. Qb3 Bxd4 21. exd4 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Qe6 23. Bf1 Bxf1 24. Rxf1 Qc6 25. Qb4 g6 26. Re1 Rxe1+ 27. Qxe1 Qa4 28. Qe5 Qxa2 29. Qb8+ Kg7 30. Qe5+ Kg8 31. Qb8+ Kg7 32. Qe5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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VIII Grand Slam Masters Final Bilbao 2015 Round 2

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2760 1.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2798 1
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 1
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2782 0.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2803) – Ding, Liren (2782) [C84]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (2.1), 2015-10-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 Na5 9. Ba2 c5 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Bg5 c4 12. Nd2 O-O 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Nd5 Bxd5 15. exd5 e4 16. Rb1 exd3 17. cxd3 c3 18. bxc3 Bxc3 19. Ne4 Bd4 20. Qd2 Nb7 21. a4 Nc5 22. axb5 axb5 23. Rxb5 Nxe4 24. dxe4 Qf6 25. Bb1 Rfb8 26. Bd3 Rxb5 27. Bxb5 Bc5 28. g3 g6 29. Kg2 Ra3 30. Bd3 Kg7 31. Rd1 Rb3 32. Rb1 Ra3 33. Rd1 Rb3 34. Rb1 Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – So, Wesley (2760) [C67]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (2.2), 2015-10-27
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. Nc3 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Nd5 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 b6 13. Nxf6+ Qxf6 14. d3 Bb7 15. Qb4 Nf5 16. c3 c5 17. Qf4 h6 18. f3 g5 19. Qc7 Qc6 20. Qxc6 Bxc6 21. Kf2 Re8 22. Bd2 f6 23. g3 Kf7 24. Be2 h5 25. Bd1 d5 26. a4 d4 27. a5 dxc3 28. Bxc3 Bd5 29. axb6 axb6 30. Ra6 Re6 31. b4 cxb4 32. Bxb4 Nd4 33. Bd2 Kg6 34. Be3 Nf5 35. Bd2 Nd4 36. Be3 Nf5 37. Bc1 Nd4 38. g4 hxg4 39. fxg4 b5 40. Rxe6 Nxe6 41. Ke3 b4 42. Ba4 f5 43. gxf5+ Kxf5 44. Bd7 Kg4 45. Kf2 b3 46. Bb2 Kh3 47. Be5 g4 48. Bxe6 Bxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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VIII Grand Slam Masters Final Bilbao 2015 Round 1

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2760 1
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2803 0.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2798 0.5
4 Ding, Liren CHN 2782 0

So, Wesley (2760) – Ding, Liren (2782) [E98]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (1.1), 2015-10-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. Ne1 Nd7 10. Be3 f5 11. f3 f4 12. Bf2 g5 13. Rc1 Ng6 14. c5 Nxc5 15. b4 Na6 16. Nd3 h5 17. Nb5 b6 18. Be1 Rf7 19. Bd2 Bf6 20. Nf2 Qe8 21. Qa4 Bd8 22. Qa3 g4 23. fxg4 hxg4 24. Nc3 Nxb4 25. Qxb4 f3 26. Bb5 Qe7 27. g3 Rh7 28. Qc4 Rh8 29. Qc6 Qh7 30. h3 Rb8 31. Ncd1 a6 32. Qe8+ Kg7 33. Qxd8 Rxd8 34. Rxc7+ Bd7 35. Rxd7+ Rxd7 36. Bxd7 gxh3 37. Kh2 Rb7 38. Be6 Nf8 39. Bf5 Qh5 40. Ng4 Nd7 41. Bh6+ Kh8 42. Nde3 Rc7 43. Bxd7 Rxd7 44. Rxf3 Rf7 45. Rf5 Rxf5 46. exf5 Qf7 47. Bg5 b5 48. Nh6 Qf8 49. f6 Kh7 50. Nef5 Kg6 51. Bh4 e4 52. f7 e3 53. Be7 e2 54. Nh4+ Kh7 55. Bxf8 e1=Q 56. Bxd6 Qf2+ 57. Kxh3 Qf1+ 58. Kg4 Qc4+ 59. Bf4 Qe2+ 60. Nf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2803) – Giri, Anish (2798) [C65]
8th Grand Slam Masters Bilbao ESP (1.2), 2015-10-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Qe2 Re8 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. g4 Nf8 11. Ne3 Ne6 12. Nf5 a5 13. h4 a4 14. Ng5 a3 15. b3 Bc5 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Qf3 Bf8 18. Ke2 c5 19. c4 Ra6 20. Bc3 Bd7 21. Ne3 Rae6 22. g5 c6 23. Ng4 R6e7 24. Ne3 b5 25. Rag1 b4 26. Ba1 Bc8 27. h5 Qd6 28. Nc2 f6 29. g6 h6 30. Ne3 Rd8 31. Rd1 Qc7 32. Nf5 Bxf5 33. Qxf5 Ree8 34. Rh3 Bd6 35. Rf3 Qe7 36. Rd2 Bc7 37. Rd1 Bd6 38. Rd2 Bc7 39. Rd1 Bd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Alexander Grischuk wins the World Blitz Championships 2015

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 15, 2015 in Chess news

Games played by Alexander Grischuk

Seirawan, Yasser (2620) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [E70]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (1.5), 2015-10-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. Nge2 Nc6 7. O-O Nd7 8. Be3 e5 9. d5 Nd4 10. Nb5 Nxe2+ 11. Qxe2 b6 12. Rac1 a6 13. Nc3 a5 14. b3 f5 15. exf5 gxf5 16. f4 exf4 17. Bxf4 Ne5 18. Qd2 Bd7 19. Ne2 Qf6 20. Bb1 Rae8 21. Ng3 Qg6 22. h3 Rf7 23. Rf2 h5 24. Rcf1 h4 25. Ne2 Qh5 26. Nd4 Ng6 27. Bh2 Bh6 28. Qc2 Be3 29. Nf3 Ne5 30. Kh1 Bxf2 31. Rxf2 Nxf3 32. Rxf3 Re1+ 33. Bg1 Rfe7 34. Kh2 Qxf3  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Bartel, Mateusz (2622) [D00]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (2.5), 2015-10-13
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c6 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 Nd7 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. c5 Qxb3 8. axb3 a6 9. Nf3 h6 10. b4 Rc8 11. Nd2 f6 12. Nb3 e5 13. Bg3 Be7 14. Na5 Rc7 15. Be2 Bd8 16. O-O Ne7 17. f3 Be6 18. e4 h5 19. h3 h4 20. Bh2 g5 21. Rfd1 Kf7 22. exd5 cxd5 23. b5 exd4 24. Bxc7 Bxc7 25. b6 dxc3 26. bxc7 cxb2 27. Rab1 Rc8 28. Nxb7 Rxc7 29. Nd8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2646) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [A40]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (3.3), 2015-10-13
1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nf3 Bb7 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nf6 6. Qc2 h6 7. Bd2 O-O 8. a3 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 d6 10. Nd2 d5 11. e3 Nbd7 12. f3 Re8 13. Bd3 e5 14. O-O exd4 15. exd4 dxc4 16. Nxc4 Nd5 17. Rfe1 Qg5 18. Qd2 Nf4 19. Be4 Bd5 20. Ne5 Nxe5 21. dxe5 Rad8 22. Bxd5 Rxd5 23. Qc2 Red8 24. g3 Ne6 25. Qf2 Rd3 26. f4 Qf5 27. Re3 h5 28. Rae1 h4 29. Rxd3 Rxd3 30. Re3 Rd1+ 31. Re1 Rd8 32. Qe2 hxg3 33. hxg3 Qh3 34. Qg2 Qg4 35. Re3 Rd1+ 36. Be1 Nd4 37. Kh2 Qh5+ 38. Kg1 Qg4 39. Qa8+ Kh7 40. Qh1+ Kg6 41. Qe4+ Nf5 42. Kg2 Rd4 43. Qc2 Rxf4 44. Rc3 Re4 45. Rc6+ Kh7 46. Bf2 Re2 47. Qd3 Rxe5 48. Rxc7 Re6 49. Rc4 Qg6 50. Qc2 Nd6 51. Qxg6+ Kxg6 52. Rc7 a5 53. Bxb6 Nb5 54. Rb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Petrosian, Tigran L. (2625) [B06]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (4.5), 2015-10-13
1. d4 d6 2. e4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Be3 a6 5. Qd2 b5 6. f3 Bb7 7. h4 h6 8. Nh3 Nd7 9. O-O-O Rc8 10. Kb1 e6 11. d5 e5 12. h5 g5 13. Ne2 Ne7 14. g4 Nb6 15. Ng3 f6 16. Be2 O-O 17. Nf2 Qd7 18. Rc1 Nc4 19. Bxc4 bxc4 20. Rhd1 Qb5 21. Ka1 Rfd8 22. Qc3 c6 23. dxc6 Bxc6 24. Nf5 Nxf5 25. gxf5 d5 26. exd5 Bxd5 27. Ne4 Qc6 28. Qa5 Rd7 29. Rd2 Bf7 30. Rcd1 Rxd2 31. Rxd2 Bxh5 32. Rd6 Qb5 33. Qc3 Rf8 34. Bc5 Kh7 35. a3 Rf7 36. Ka2 Qb7 37. Rb6 Qd5 38. Rd6 Qb7 39. Rb6 Qc8 40. Bb4 Qxf5 41. Nd6 Qe6 42. Nxc4 Qd5 43. Rd6 Qxf3 44. Qd2 Bg6 45. Rxa6 g4 46. Bc5 Qf1 47. b3 g3 48. Rd6 g2 49. Ne3 g1=Q 50. Nxf1 Qxf1 51. Bb4 Qf5 52. Kb2 Rc7 53. Bc3 h5 54. b4 Qe4 55. b5 Qc4 56. b6 Qb5+ 57. Ka1 Rb7 58. Qf2 Rd7 59. Rxd7 Qxd7 60. Kb2 Qb5+ 61. Bb4 e4 62. c3 f5 63. Qc5 Qe2+ 64. Kb3 Bf7+ 65. Ka4 Qa6+ 66. Ba5 Be8+ 67. Kb4 Bd7 68. c4 Qb7 69. Qe7 Qc6 70. Qc5 Qa4#  0 – 1 (view game)

Kasimdzhanov, Rustam (2704) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [B90]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (5.23), 2015-10-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Bb3 O-O 9. f4 b5 10. f5 e5 11. Nde2 Bb7 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Ng3 Rc8 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. Nh5 Rxc3 16. Nxf6+ Bxf6 17. bxc3 Bxe4 18. Bd5 Qb6+ 19. Kh1 Bxd5 20. Qxd5 Rc8 21. a4 bxa4 22. Rxa4 h6 23. c4 Qe3 24. Qd3 Qb6 25. Qe4 a5 26. Rfa1 Rc5 27. g3 Qc7 28. R1a2 Kh7 29. Kg2 Qc8 30. Rb2 Qd7 31. Rba2 d5 32. cxd5 Rxd5 33. c3 Rc5 34. c4 Qc7 35. Rd2 Rc6 36. Rd5 Rb6 37. Rdxa5 Rb2+ 38. Kh3 Qd7 39. Ra2 Rb4 40. Rd5 Qc8 41. Rc2 Qc6 42. Rxe5 Qa4 43. Re8 Rb1 44. Qa8 Qxa8 45. Rxa8 Rb6 46. c5 Rc6 47. Kg2 Bd4 48. Ra5  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Lagno, Kateryna (2523) [C92]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (6.41), 2015-10-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d3 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Nbd2 Nc6 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Bg5 h6 15. Bh4 Be7 16. Ne3 Nh7 17. Bxe7 Nxe7 18. d4 cxd4 19. cxd4 Ng6 20. a4 Be6 21. Nf5 Ng5 22. axb5 Nxf3+ 23. Qxf3 exd4 24. Nxd4 axb5 25. Rxa8 Qxa8 26. Nxb5 Qa5 27. Nc3 Rb8 28. Rb1 Ne5 29. Qd1 Qc5 30. Bd3 Bb3 31. Qe2 Qd4 32. Bb5 Qc5 33. Ra1 Bc4 34. Bxc4 Nxc4 35. Rb1 Qd4 36. Rd1 Qc5 37. Rb1 Qd4 38. Qd1 Qxd1+ 39. Nxd1 Nd2 40. Rc1 Nxe4 41. Rc4 Nc5 42. Rd4 Rb6 43. Kf1 Kf8 44. Ke2 Ke7 45. Rc4 Ke6 46. Rc3 Na4 47. Re3+ Kd7 48. Rf3 Ke6 49. Re3+ Kd7 50. Rf3 Ke6 51. Re3+ Kd7 52. Rf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Agdestein, Simen (2606) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [A37]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (7.42), 2015-10-13
1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e6 7. a3 Nge7 8. Rb1 O-O 9. b4 b6 10. Qb3 Bb7 11. Bb2 Rb8 12. Nb5 e5 13. e3 Ba8 14. Rfd1 Qd7 15. d4 a6 16. dxe5 axb5 17. cxb5 Na7 18. exd6 Nf5 19. Bxg7 Bxf3 20. Bxf3 c4 21. Qxc4 Nxg7 22. Bc6 Qe6 23. Qxe6 Nxe6 24. d7 Rfd8 25. Rd6 Kf8 26. Rbd1 Ke7 27. a4 Nxc6 28. bxc6 Ra8 29. b5 Nc7 30. R6d4 Ne6 31. Rc4 Nc7 32. g4 Ra5 33. g5 Rda8 34. Rdd4 Kd8 35. Rh4 Ne6 36. Rxh7 Nxg5 37. Rh8+ Kc7 38. Re8 Ne6 39. h4 Nc5 40. Re7 Rxa4 41. Rd4 Rd8 42. Rxf7 Ra1+ 43. Kg2 Rb1 44. Rg4 Rxb5 45. Rxg6 Nd3 46. Re6 Rc5 47. h5 Rxh5 48. f4 Rc5 49. Rff6 Nb4 50. e4 Nxc6 51. e5 b5 52. Rd6 Rxd7 53. Rxd7+ Kxd7 54. Rd6+ Kc7 55. Rd1 Nxe5 56. fxe5 Rxe5 57. Kf3 Kb6 58. Kf4 Re8 59. Rb1 Kc5 60. Rc1+ Kd4 61. Rd1+ Kc4 62. Rc1+ Kd3 63. Rb1 Rb8 64. Ke5 b4 65. Kd5 b3  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Sethuraman, S.P. (2640) [D00]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (8.25), 2015-10-13
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Nbd2 e6 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bg3 Qc7 8. dxc5 Bxg3 9. hxg3 a5 10. c4 Ne5 11. cxd5 Nxf3+ 12. Nxf3 Qxc5 13. dxe6 Bxe6 14. Qa4+ Bd7 15. Qd4 Rc8 16. Qxc5 Rxc5 17. Nd4 Ke7 18. Bd3 h5 19. Ke2 Rhc8 20. Rhd1 a4 21. a3 g6 22. Rd2 Bg4+ 23. f3 Bd7 24. Rc2 Rxc2+ 25. Bxc2 Ne8 26. Bd3 Nd6 27. Kd2 Rc5 28. Rc1 Rg5 29. Ne2 h4 30. g4 f5 31. Nf4 fxg4 32. Nxg6+ Kf6 33. Nxh4 Rh5 34. g3 gxf3 35. Rf1 Bc6 36. Nxf3 Ke7 37. Nd4 Rh2+ 38. Kc3 Be4 39. b3 axb3 40. Nxb3 Bxd3 41. Kxd3 Ra2 42. Ra1 Rg2 43. Nc5 Rxg3 44. Rb1 b5 45. Rb4 Rg5 46. Nb3 Nc4 47. Nd4 Nxa3 48. Rb3 Nc4 49. Nxb5 Nd6 50. Nd4 Rh5 51. Ra3 Kf6 52. Ra6 Ke7 53. Ra8 Nb5 54. Ra5  1 – 0 (view game)

Guseinov, Gadir (2634) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [B51]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (9.18), 2015-10-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Qe2 a6 6. Ba4 b5 7. Bc2 Bb7 8. O-O e6 9. d4 Be7 10. Re1 O-O 11. Nbd2 Qc7 12. Nf1 cxd4 13. cxd4 Rac8 14. Bd3 e5 15. Ng3 exd4 16. Nxd4 Rfe8 17. Bf4 Ne5 18. Ndf5 Bf8 19. Rac1 Qa5 20. Rxc8 Bxc8 21. Bb1 d5 22. Bd2 Qd8 23. exd5 Nc4 24. Ne3 Bb7 25. b3 Nxe3 26. Bxe3 Nxd5 27. Qd3 g6 28. Bd2 Rxe1+ 29. Bxe1 Qf6 30. Bd2 Nf4 31. Bxf4 Qxf4 32. h3 Bc5 33. Qc2 Qxg3 34. Qd1  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Cheparinov, Ivan (2681) [A45]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (10.10), 2015-10-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Bg7 5. Nb5 Na6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. h3 c6 8. Nc3 Nc7 9. Bd3 a5 10. O-O b5 11. Re1 Ne6 12. Be5 Ba6 13. a3 Qd7 14. b4 axb4 15. axb4 Bb7 16. Qb1 Rxa1 17. Qxa1 Ra8 18. Qb2 Qd8 19. Rd1 Qb6 20. e4 Rd8 21. exd5 Nxd5 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Ne4 Nef4 24. Bf1 Bc8 25. Re1 Bf5 26. Nc5 Kg8 27. Ne5 Ra8 28. c3 Qc7 29. Ra1 Qc8 30. Ra5 Ne6 31. Qa1 Rxa5 32. bxa5 Nxc5 33. dxc5 Qc7 34. c4 Nb4 35. cxb5 cxb5 36. Bxb5 Qxc5 37. Bc4 Be6 38. Bxe6 fxe6 39. Ng4 h5 40. Ne3 Na6 41. Qb1 Kf7 42. Qb6 Qxb6 43. axb6 Ke8 44. Nc4 g5 45. Ne5 Kd8 46. Nf7+ Kd7 47. Nxg5 e5 48. h4 Nc5 49. g4 hxg4 50. h5 Ke8 51. h6 Kf8 52. Ne6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan (2596) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [E97]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (11.5), 2015-10-13
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Bg3 Nh6 12. dxe5 fxe5 13. h3 g4 14. hxg4 Bxg4 15. Ne1 Be6 16. Nc2 Kh8 17. Nd5 Qd7 18. Qd3 Ne7 19. Rad1 Ng6 20. Qd2 Rad8 21. Bh5 c6 22. Bxg6 cxd5 23. cxd5 Bg4 24. f3 hxg6 25. fxg4 Qxg4 26. Qd3 Ng8 27. Rf3 Nf6 28. Re1 Nh5 29. Bh2 Bh6 30. Qe2 Rxf3 31. Qxf3 Qxf3 32. gxf3 Rc8 33. Re2 Kg7 34. Kf2 Bf4 35. Ke1 Bxh2 36. Rxh2 Nf4 37. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Radjabov, Teimour (2738) [A30]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (12.4), 2015-10-14
1. c4 c5 2. e3 Nf6 3. d4 e6 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 g6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Bd3 d6 9. h3 Na6 10. O-O Re8 11. Re1 Bd7 12. e4 Qb6 13. a3 Rac8 14. Bc4 Nh5 15. Qd3 Nc7 16. Rb1 a6 17. a4 Qa7 18. a5 b5 19. axb6 Qxb6 20. Be3 Nb5 21. Ne2 f5 22. e5 dxe5 23. d6+ Kh8 24. Ng5 h6 25. Nf7+ Kh7 26. b4 Nd4 27. bxc5 Qxc5 28. Bxa6 Ra8 29. Rec1 Qa5 30. Bb7 Rab8 31. Nxd4 exd4 32. Bd2 Qa2 33. Qc4 Qxd2 34. Bf3 Rxb1 35. Rxb1 Re1+ 36. Rxe1 Qxe1+ 37. Kh2 Nf6 38. Bc6 Qc3  0 – 1 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2717) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [A40]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (13.13), 2015-10-14
1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 Nf6 4. c4 a6 5. Nc3 d5 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. a3 O-O 8. b4 Ba7 9. Bb2 Qe7 10. cxd5 Rd8 11. Bd3 exd5 12. Ne2 Bg4 13. Ned4 Bxd4 14. Bxd4 Nc6 15. Bc5 Qe6 16. Be2 Bxf3 17. Bxf3 d4 18. O-O dxe3 19. Qe2 exf2+ 20. Rxf2 Qxe2 21. Rxe2 Rd7 22. Rc1 h6 23. Bf2 Nd5 24. Rd2 Rad8 25. Rcd1 Nf6 26. Rxd7 Rxd7 27. Rxd7 Nxd7 28. Kf1 Kf8 29. Bd5 Ke7 30. Ke2 f6 31. Bg3 Nde5 32. Bf2 Kd6 33. Bb3 Nd7 34. h3 f5 35. Kd2 g5 36. Ke2 Ne7 37. Bd4 Nd5 38. Bc2 Ke6 39. Bb3 Ne5 40. Bb2 b5 41. Bd4 f4 42. Bc5 h5 43. Bd4 g4 44. hxg4 hxg4 45. Bc5 Nc4 46. a4 Ke5 47. axb5 axb5 48. Kd3 Nb2+ 49. Kc2 Nc4 50. Kd3 Nb2+ 51. Kc2 Na4 52. Bf8 Ne3+ 53. Kd3 Nb2+ 54. Ke2 Nbc4 55. Kf2 Ke4 56. Bc5 g3+ 57. Kg1 Kd3 58. Ba7 Kc3 59. Ba2 Kb2  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Bocharov, Dmitry (2560) [A45]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (14.8), 2015-10-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 Nh5 5. Bd2 e5 6. e4 Nhf6 7. Bc4 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 c6 10. a4 b6 11. Bg5 a6 12. Qe2 Qc7 13. d5 c5 14. Nd2 Qd8 15. Be3 Ne8 16. Rab1 Bg5 17. b4 Bxe3 18. Qxe3 g6 19. Bf1 f5 20. exf5 gxf5 21. f4 exf4 22. Qxf4 Qf6 23. Ne2 Ne5 24. bxc5 bxc5 25. Qg3+ Kh8 26. Nf4 Rg8 27. Qc3 Bd7 28. Rb6 Qg5 29. Rxe5 dxe5 30. Qxe5+ Qg7 31. Nf3 Rf8 32. Rb7 Nf6 33. Ne6 Qh6 34. Nxf8 Rxf8 35. Rxd7 Re8 36. Re7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [A04]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (15.1), 2015-10-14
1. Nf3 c5 2. e3 Nf6 3. d4 g6 4. c3 b6 5. dxc5 bxc5 6. e4 Bg7 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. Na3 Bb7 10. Re1 Nbd7 11. h3 a5 12. Bf4 a4 13. Qd2 Bc6 14. Rad1 Qb6 15. e5 dxe5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Bxe5 Qb7 18. f3 Rfd8 19. Qf2 Rac8 20. Nc4 Bd5 21. Bf1 Ne8 22. Bxg7 Nxg7 23. Rd2 Bxc4 24. Bxc4 Rxd2 25. Qxd2 Nf5 26. b3 axb3 27. axb3 Qc7 28. Qf2 Rd8 29. Bf1 h5 30. b4 cxb4 31. cxb4 Qc3 32. b5 Rd2 33. Re2 Rd1 34. g4 hxg4 35. hxg4 Nd4 36. Re3 Qc1 37. Rxe7 Rd2 38. Qe3 Ne2+ 39. Kg2 Nf4+ 40. Kg3 Ne6 41. Re8+ Kh7 42. Qe5 Ng7 43. Bg2 Nxe8 44. Qxe8 Qc7+ 45. Kh3 Kg7 46. Qe3 Qd6 47. b6 Rb2 48. Qc3+ Qf6 49. Qxf6+ Kxf6 50. f4 Rxb6 51. Bd5 Rd6 52. g5+ Kf5 53. Bxf7 Kxf4 54. Kh4 Kf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2758) [A45]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (16.2), 2015-10-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 b6 3. e3 Bb7 4. Nf3 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Nc3 d6 7. d5 O-O 8. Be2 e5 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 a5 11. Nd2 Nbd7 12. O-O Nc5 13. e4 c6 14. dxc6 Bxc6 15. f3 Qd7 16. Re1 Nh5 17. Nf1 f5 18. exf5 gxf5 19. Ne3 Nf4 20. Bf1 Kh8 21. Ned5 Nxd5 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Qxd5 e4 24. Rad1 exf3 25. gxf3 Be5 26. Kh1 Rae8 27. Bh3 Qg7 28. Rg1 Qf7 29. Qxf7 Rxf7 30. b3 Ne6 31. Bf2 Nf4 32. Bf1 Rb7 33. Bd3 Nh3 34. Rg2 Nxf2+ 35. Rxf2 f4 36. Be4 Rg7 37. Rg2 Reg8 38. Rdg1 Rxg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Melkumyan, Hrant (2622) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [A40]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (17.5), 2015-10-14
1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nf3 Bb7 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nf6 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Qc2 Nc6 12. Nd2 Na5 13. Bxb7 Nxb7 14. e4 Na5 15. Qd3 c5 16. Rae1 cxd4 17. cxd4 Rac8 18. Rc1 Nc6 19. Nb3 e5 20. Rfd1 Rfd8 21. Kg2 a5 22. d5 Nb4 23. Qd2 Qg6 24. Re1 f5 25. exf5 Qxf5 26. Re3 Rf8 27. a3 Na6 28. Qe2 a4 29. Nd2 Nc5 30. Ne4 Nxe4 31. Rxe4 Rc5 32. Rb1 Rb8 33. Rb4 Qd7 34. Qg4 Qxg4 35. Rxg4 b5 36. h4 Kf7 37. h5 Rb6 38. Kf1 Rb7 39. Ke2 Rb6 40. Kd2 Rb7 41. Kc3 Rbc7 42. Kb2 bxc4 43. Rxa4 c3+ 44. Kc2 Rxd5 45. Rgc4 Rxc4 46. Rxc4 Rd2+ 47. Kxc3 Rxf2 48. a4 Ke6 49. a5 Ra2 50. Kb4 d5 51. Rc7 e4 52. Rxg7 e3 53. Rg8 d4 54. Kc4 Ra4+ 55. Kd3 Kd5 56. Rd8+ Ke5 57. Re8+ Kf5 58. Rf8+ Kg4 59. a6 Rxa6 60. Kxd4 Re6 61. Rf1 e2 62. Re1 Kxg3 63. Kd5 Re8 64. Kd6 Kf2 65. Kd7  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [A45]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (18.3), 2015-10-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. Nbd2 Nc6 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bb5 a6 9. Bd3 b6 10. e4 Be7 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. O-O Nh5 13. Ne5 Nxe5 14. Bxe5 g6 15. Re1 Bf6 16. exd5 exd5 17. Qf3 Bb7 18. h3 Re8 19. Bxf6 Qxf6 20. Qxf6 Nxf6 21. Bc2 Kf8 22. Nb3 Rac8 23. Rad1 Nh5 24. f3 Nf4 25. Kf2 Ne6 26. h4 Rb8 27. Nc1 Bc6 28. b3 c4 29. Ne2 Rec8 30. b4 Rd8 31. Nd4 Bd7 32. a4 Re8 33. a5 Nxd4 34. Rxd4 Rxe1 35. Kxe1 Bc6 36. Kf2 Re8 37. Rd2 Re6 38. g4 h6 39. f4 g5 40. hxg5 hxg5 41. fxg5 Kg7 42. Bf5 Re8 43. Re2 Rd8 44. Re7 d4 45. Rc7 Bb5 46. cxd4 Rxd4 47. g6 c3 48. Rxf7+ Kh6 49. Rh7+ Kg5 50. Rc7 Kf6 51. Rxc3 Rxb4 52. Re3 Bc4 53. Re4 Rb2+ 54. Ke3 Bd5 55. Re8 Rb5 56. Bd3 Rxa5 57. Rf8+ Kg7 58. Rf5 Kh6 59. Rh5+ Kg7 60. Kd4 Ra4+ 61. Kxd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2774) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2777) [A13]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (19.3), 2015-10-14
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. b3 O-O 6. O-O b6 7. Bb2 Bb7 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. d4 Nd7 10. Re1 N5f6 11. Nc3 Bb4 12. Qc2 Bxc3 13. Qxc3 Be4 14. Red1 Qc8 15. Bf1 Nd5 16. Qe1 Bxf3 17. exf3 Qb7 18. Rac1 c6 19. f4 a5 20. a3 N7f6 21. Rc2 Rfd8 22. Rdc1 Rd6 23. Qe2 Ne7 24. Bg2 Nfd5 25. h4 Rad8 26. h5 Nf5 27. Rc4 h6 28. a4 Nb4 29. Qe4 Qd7 30. Bf3 Nxd4 31. Bxd4 Rxd4 32. Rxd4 Qxd4 33. Qxd4 Rxd4 34. Bxc6 Nxc6 35. Rxc6 Rb4 36. Rc8+ Kh7 37. Rc7 f5 38. Rc3 Kg8 39. Kf1 Kf7 40. Ke2 b5 41. axb5 Rxb5 42. Rc7+ Kf6 43. Ra7 g5 44. hxg6 Kxg6 45. Ra6 Kf6 46. Kf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2758) – Grischuk, Alexander (2774) [A10]
World Blitz 2015 Berlin GER (20.4), 2015-10-14
1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 Bb7 3. e4 e6 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. Bd3 Ne7 6. O-O Bxc3 7. dxc3 Ng6 8. Be3 d6 9. b4 Nd7 10. a4 O-O 11. a5 Rb8 12. Qc2 h6 13. Rfd1 Qe7 14. axb6 axb6 15. Ra7 Nde5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Be2 f5 18. exf5 exf5 19. Qd2 Kh7 20. f3 Nc6 21. Ra2 Rbe8 22. Bf2 Ne5 23. c5 dxc5 24. bxc5 bxc5 25. Re1 Qd6 26. Qc2 c4 27. Rd1 Qg6 28. Bg3 Re7 29. Kh1 Rfe8 30. Raa1 f4 31. Qxg6+ Nxg6 32. Bxc4 fxg3 33. hxg3 Ne5 34. Bd5 Bxd5 35. Rxd5 Nc4 36. Rc5 Nd6 37. Ra7 Rc8 38. Kh2 Kg8 39. Ra6 Ne8 40. g4 Rd8 41. g5 hxg5 42. Rxg5 Rd6 43. Ra8 Kf7 44. Rc5 Ree6 45. g4 Rc6 46. Raa5 Rxc5 47. Rxc5 Ke7 48. Kg3 Kd7 49. f4 Rc6 50. Rd5+ Nd6 51. Kh4 Rxc3 52. Rg5 Ne8 53. Kh5 Rc6 54. Ra5 Rd6 55. g5 c6 56. f5 Nc7 57. Ra1 c5 58. Rc1 Rc6 59. Rd1+ Ke8 60. Re1+ Kf8 61. f6 gxf6 62. g6 Ne8 63. Kh6 f5 64. Kh7 Rc7+ 65. Kh8 c4 66. Rf1 c3 67. Rxf5+ Ke7 68. Rf7+ Kd8 69. Rf1 c2 70. Rc1 Ke7  0 – 1 (view game)

Gashimov, Vugar (2746) – Carlsen, Magnus (2815) [C11]
20th Amber Rapid Monaco MNC (2), 2011-03-13
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6 gxf6 7. Nf3 f5 8. Ng3 c5 9. Bb5+ Bd7 10. Bxd7+ Qxd7 11. d5 exd5 12. Ne5 Qe6 13. f4 Nd7 14. O-O O-O-O 15. Qh5 Nxe5 16. fxe5 Qxe5 17. Rae1 Qd4+ 18. Kh1 Qh4 19. Rxf5 Qxh5 20. Nxh5 Rd7 21. Rxf7 Bd8 22. Rf5 b6 23. Nf4 d4 24. b3 Bc7 25. Nd3 Rg8 26. g3 Rg6 27. Kg2 Rc6 28. Re2 c4 29. bxc4 Rxc4 30. Rh5 Ra4 31. Nc1 Kb7 32. Rd2 a6 33. Rh4 Bd8 34. Rh5 b5 35. Nb3 Bb6 36. c3 d3 37. Nc1 Ba5 38. Rxd3 Rxd3 39. Nxd3 Rxa2+ 40. Kf3 Bxc3 41. Rxh7+ Kc6 42. g4 b4 43. g5 b3 44. g6 Rd2 45. Ke3 Rg2 46. Rh6 Bd2+ 47. Kf3 Bxh6 48. Kxg2 a5 49. Nb2 Kb5  0 – 1 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the World Rapid Championships 2015

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Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan (2596) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [A28]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (1.1), 2015-10-10
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e4 Bb4 5. d3 d6 6. a3 Bc5 7. b4 Bb6 8. Na4 Bg4 9. Nxb6 axb6 10. Bb2 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 Nd7 12. Qe3 Qf6 13. Be2 Nf8 14. Bg4 h5 15. Bf5 g6 16. Bh3 g5 17. Bf5 Ne6 18. Bxe6 fxe6 19. O-O O-O 20. f3 Nd4 21. Bxd4 exd4 22. Qe2 e5 23. a4 Qf4 24. g3 Qe3+ 25. Qxe3 dxe3 26. Kg2 g4 27. fxg4 hxg4 28. Rxf8+ Rxf8 29. Ra2 Kg7 30. Re2 Ra8 31. Ra2 c6 32. Kf1 Rh8 33. Kg2 Kf6 34. b5 Ke6 35. Kf1 d5 36. bxc6 dxc4 37. dxc4 bxc6 38. c5 bxc5 39. a5 c4 40. a6 Kd6 41. a7 Ra8 42. Ke2 Kc5 43. Kxe3 Kb6 44. Rb2+ Kxa7 45. Rb4 Rf8 46. Rxc4 Kb6 47. Rb4+ Kc5 48. Rb7 Rf3+ 49. Ke2 Kd4 50. Rb4+ Kc5 51. Rb7 Ra3 52. Rg7 Ra2+ 53. Kd3 Rxh2 54. Rxg4 Ra2 55. Rg6 Ra3+ 56. Kd2 Ra6 57. Kc3 Ra3+ 58. Kd2 Kd4 59. Rxc6 Rxg3 60. Ke2 Ra3 61. Rh6 Re3+ 62. Kd2 Rf3 63. Ke2 Rf4 64. Rd6+ Kxe4 65. Ra6 Kf5 66. Ke3 Rh4 67. Ra8 Rh3+ 68. Ke2 Kf4 69. Ra7 Rb3 70. Rh7 Rb2+ 71. Ke1 Rg2 72. Ra7 e4 73. Ra3 Rg3 74. Rxg3 Kxg3 75. Ke2 Kf4 76. Kf2 e3+ 77. Ke2 Ke4 78. Ke1 Kf3 79. Kf1 e2+ 80. Ke1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Wagner, Dennis (2575) [A45]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (2.1), 2015-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 cxd4 6. exd4 Bf5 7. Qb3 Qc8 8. Ngf3 h6 9. Ne5 g5 10. Bg3 Bg7 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O e6 13. Rae1 Ne4 14. Nxe4 Bxe4 15. Nd3 Bh7 16. Qd1 Ne7 17. Be5 f6 18. Bd6 Re8 19. Bh5 Bg6 20. Bxe7 Bxh5 21. Qxh5 Rxe7 22. f4 Qe8 23. Qf3 f5 24. fxg5 hxg5 25. g4 f4 26. h4 Qg6 27. h5 Qf7 28. Re2 Rae8 29. Rfe1 Kh7 30. Kf1 Kh6 31. a4 Bf6 32. a5 Qh7 33. a6 b6 34. Nb4 Qf7 35. Qd3 Kg7 36. Kf2 Rc8 37. Kf3 Rc4 38. Qg6+ Qxg6 39. hxg6 Bxd4 40. Rxe6 Rxe6 41. Rxe6 Bc5 42. Nxd5 Ra4 43. b4 Bf8 44. Rf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2684) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C95]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (3.1), 2015-10-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. c4 c6 12. Nc3 b4 13. Na4 c5 14. d5 Re8 15. a3 a5 16. Bc2 Nf8 17. b3 Ng6 18. Nb2 Bd7 19. Be3 h6 20. Ra2 Nh7 21. Qd2 Ng5 22. Nxg5 Bxg5 23. axb4 Bxe3 24. Qxe3 axb4 25. Rea1 Rxa2 26. Rxa2 Nf4 27. Nd3 Qg5 28. Nxf4 exf4 29. Qd3 Qe5 30. Qd1 Kf8 31. Kf1 Bc8 32. f3 Qg5 33. Qa1 Qg3 34. Bd1 h5 35. Ra7 h4 36. Qa5 Bxh3 37. gxh3 Qxh3+ 38. Ke1 Qg3+ 39. Kd2 h3 40. Qc7 Qg6 41. Bc2 h2 42. e5 Qg2+ 43. Kc1 h1=Q+ 44. Kb2 Qh5 45. Qxd6+ Kg8 46. Qe7 Qxc2+ 47. Kxc2 Rxe7 48. Ra1  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Bruzon Batista, Lazaro (2659) [D36]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (4.1), 2015-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 Na6 7. a3 Nc7 8. e3 Be7 9. Bd3 g6 10. Nf3 Ne6 11. Bh4 O-O 12. O-O Ng7 13. b4 a6 14. Na4 Bf5 15. Nc5 Ra7 16. a4 Bxd3 17. Nxd3 Nf5 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. b5 cxb5 20. axb5 a5 21. Rfc1 b6 22. Qb3 Ne7 23. Nb4 Ra8 24. Nc6 Qd6 25. Nxe7+ Bxe7 26. Rc6 Qd8 27. g3 Kg7 28. h4 Re8 29. Ne5 Bf8 30. h5 Ra7 31. Kg2 Kg8 32. Ng4 Bg7 33. h6 f5 34. Nh2 Bxh6 35. Nf3 Bg7 36. Ne1 g5 37. Nd3 Rf7 38. Rac1 Qd7 39. Qd1 f4 40. gxf4 gxf4 41. Nxf4 Qf5 42. Rc7 Rxc7 43. Rxc7 Bf8 44. Qf3 Rd8 45. Rc6 Rd6 46. Rc7 a4 47. Ra7 a3 48. Qg3+ Kh8 49. Qh3 Qe4+ 50. Qf3 Qf5 51. Ra8 Rf6 52. Qh3 Qe4+ 53. Kg3 Rf7 54. Qh5 Rf5 55. Qh6 Kg8 56. Qe6+ Qxe6 57. Nxe6 Rf6 58. Nxf8 Rxf8 59. Rxa3  1 – 0 (view game)

Kryvoruchko, Yuriy (2710) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C53]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (5.1), 2015-10-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 Ba7 8. Bb3 Be6 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Nc4 O-O 12. Be3 b5 13. Ncd2 Na5 14. Qc2 Bxe3 15. fxe3 c5 16. a4 h6 17. h3 Qb7 18. axb5 axb5 19. Ra2 Nc6 20. Rfa1 Rxa2 21. Rxa2 d5 22. exd5 exd5 23. e4 d4 24. cxd4 c4 25. Ra1 Nb4 26. Qc3 Nxd3 27. Nxc4 Qxe4 28. Ncxe5 Qe3+ 29. Kh2 Nxe5 30. Nxe5 Qxc3 31. bxc3 Nd5 32. Rc1 Rf2 33. c4 bxc4 34. Nxc4 Rf4 35. Rd1 Nc3 36. Rd2 Nb5 37. Kg3 Rxd4 38. Rxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Dubov, Daniil (2661) [D10]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (6.1), 2015-10-11
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. b3 c5 6. Nf3 cxd4 7. exd4 Bb4 8. Bd2 dxc4 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O Nc6 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 b6 13. Qe2 Bb7 14. Rfd1 Ne7 15. Ne5 Nfd5 16. Bb2 Ng6 17. Nxg6 hxg6 18. Qe5 Rc8 19. a4 Qd7 20. Rac1 Rfd8 21. h3 Qe7 22. Re1 Qb4 23. h4 a6 24. Ra1 Qe7 25. h5 gxh5 26. Qxh5 Qf6 27. Qe5 Qg6 28. f3 Nb4 29. Rac1 Bxf3 30. Qh2 Rxc4 31. Rxc4 Nd3 32. Rb1 Bd5 33. Rc2 Nf4 34. Rbc1 Qe4 35. Kh1 Qe3 36. Qh4 f6 37. Rc8 Rxc8 38. Rxc8+ Kf7 39. Rc7+ Kg8 40. Rc8+ Kf7 41. Rc7+ Kg8 42. Rc8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2734) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [A90]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (7.1), 2015-10-11
1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 c6 5. Nd2 d5 6. Nh3 Bd6 7. Qc2 O-O 8. Nf3 a5 9. O-O Ne4 10. Nf4 Qe7 11. Nd3 Bd7 12. Bf4 Be8 13. Bxd6 Nxd6 14. c5 Nf7 15. Qc3 Nd7 16. a4 g5 17. Rab1 g4 18. Nfe5 Nfxe5 19. dxe5 f4 20. Nxf4 Nxc5 21. Qa3 Rf7 22. h3 Nd7 23. Qc3 Qg5 24. Nd3 gxh3 25. Bxh3 Re7 26. b4 Bg6 27. bxa5 Bxd3 28. exd3 Nxe5 29. d4 Nc4 30. Rfe1 Rae8 31. f4 Qh6 32. Kh2 Rg7 33. Re2 Rge7 34. Rbe1 Nd6 35. Re5 Nc4 36. R5e2 Qf6 37. Kg2 h5 38. Qf3 Qh6 39. Kh2 Kf7 40. Kh1 Qh8 41. Kh2 h4 42. gxh4 Qxh4 43. Rg1 Rh8 44. f5 Nd6 45. fxe6+ Ke8 46. Rg4 Qh6 47. Reg2 Rxe6 48. Rg7 Rf6 49. Qg4 Qf4+ 50. Qxf4 Rxf4 51. a6 bxa6 52. R2g6 Nf5 53. Rc7 Rfh4 54. Re6+ Kd8 55. Rexc6 Rxh3+ 56. Kg2 Rg3+ 57. Kf2 Rh2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Guseinov, Gadir (2634) [A48]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (8.1), 2015-10-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 d6 5. c3 h6 6. Bh4 g5 7. Bg3 Nh5 8. e4 Nxg3 9. hxg3 c5 10. dxc5 dxc5 11. Bc4 Qb6 12. Rb1 Be6 13. O-O Nd7 14. Bd5 Bg4 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. Qb3 O-O-O 17. Na5 b6 18. Nc6 e6 19. Nxd8 Rxd8 20. Bc4 Bxf3 21. gxf3 Ne5 22. Kg2 h5 23. Rbd1 Rh8 24. Be2 h4 25. Rh1 Kb8 26. Qc2 Qc6 27. Qd2 g4 28. Rxh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2705) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C45]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (9.1), 2015-10-11
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 Bxe3 10. Qxe3 Kb8 11. f4 Qe7 12. Bd3 g5 13. fxg5 h6 14. gxh6 Nxh6 15. O-O-O Ng4 16. Qf4 Qd6 17. e5 Nxe5 18. Qe4 Bd5 19. Nxd5 cxd5 20. Qe1 Rxh2 21. Rxh2 Nxd3+ 22. Rxd3 Qxh2 23. Rxd5 Kc8 24. Rxd8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Radjabov, Teimour (2738) [A48]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (10.1), 2015-10-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 Nfd7 7. Bh2 e5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. O-O Re8 10. Re1 a6 11. a4 b6 12. Bc4 Bb7 13. Bd5 Rb8 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Qe2 Qe7 16. Rad1 Nc5 17. Qc4 a5 18. Nb5 Nd8 19. Bxb7 Ndxb7 20. Na7 Qe6 21. Qxe6 Rxe6 22. b3 f6 23. Nb5 c6 24. Nc3 Nd6 25. Nd2 Bf8 26. f3 Ree8 27. Bg3 Kf7 28. Bf2 Red8 29. Kf1 Na6 30. Ke2 Be7 31. e4 Nb4 32. Rc1 Ke6 33. Nd1 Bf8 34. Be3 Rd7 35. c3 Na6 36. Nb2 b5 37. Ra1 Nb7 38. b4 Nc7 39. Rec1 Kf7 40. axb5 Nxb5 41. bxa5 Ba3 42. Rxa3 Nxa3 43. a6 Nd6 44. Nd3 Ndc4 45. Nxc4 Nxc4 46. Bc5 Rbd8 47. Rd1 Ra8 48. Ra1 Rad8 49. Nb4 Rd2+ 50. Kf1 Rd1+ 51. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 52. Ke2 Ra1 53. a7 Ke6 54. Nxc6 Nd6 55. Kd3 Nc8 56. Kc4 Kd7 57. Kb5 Kc7 58. Na5 Rb1+ 59. Kc4 Nxa7 60. Bxa7 Ra1 61. Kb5 Rb1+ 62. Ka6 Rb2 63. c4 Rxg2 64. Bb6+ Kc8 65. c5 Rf2 66. c6 Rxf3 67. Nc4 Rd3 68. Kb5 f5 69. Kc5 Rc3 70. Kd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Zhigalko, Sergei (2656) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C88]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (11.1), 2015-10-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. h3 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. a3 Nb8 11. Nbd2 Nbd7 12. Nf1 Re8 13. Ng3 Bf8 14. Ng5 d5 15. exd5 Nc5 16. c4 Nxb3 17. Qxb3 c6 18. dxc6 Bxc6 19. cxb5 Bd5 20. Qd1 axb5 21. N5e4 h6 22. Qf3 Ra6 23. Bd2 Ba8 24. Bb4 Nd5 25. Bxf8 Rxf8 26. d4 exd4 27. Nf5 Ne7 28. Rad1 Nxf5 29. Qxf5 Re6 30. f3 d3 31. Qxb5 Bxe4 32. Rxe4 Rxe4 33. fxe4 Qd4+ 34. Kh1 Rd8 35. Qb4 Qe3 36. Qa5 Rd4 37. Qd2 Qxe4 38. Re1 Qd5 39. Re3 Kh7 40. b4 Qg5 41. Kg1 Rd6 42. a4 Qxe3+ 43. Qxe3 d2 44. Qe4+ g6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2726) [C42]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (12.1), 2015-10-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nd7 9. O-O-O c6 10. h4 d5 11. Bd3 Nc5 12. Bxc5 Bxc5 13. Rde1 Qf6 14. Nd4 Bd7 15. Re3 Rae8 16. Rf3 Qe5 17. Bf5 Bxf5 18. Nxf5 Re6 19. h5 Rfe8 20. Rd1 h6 21. a3 Be7 22. Nxe7+ R8xe7 23. g4 b5 24. Re3 Qg5 25. Rxe6 fxe6 26. Qxg5 hxg5 27. Kd2 Rf7 28. Ke3 e5 29. f3 Rf4 30. Rh1 Kh7 31. Re1 a5 32. Rh1 a4 33. Rg1 Kg8 34. Rh1 Rf6 35. b3 Rf4 36. h6 g6 37. h7+ Kh8 38. Rh6 Rf6 39. bxa4 bxa4 40. c4 dxc4 41. Ke4 Rf4+ 42. Kxe5 Rxf3 43. Rxg6 Kxh7 44. Rxc6 Rc3 45. Kd5 Rxa3 46. Rxc4 Ra1 47. Kc5 Kg6 48. Kb4 Kf6 49. Re4 Ra2 50. c3 Rc2 51. Rc4 Ra2 52. Kb5 a3 53. Kb4 Ke5 54. Kb3 Ra1 55. Ra4 Rc1 56. Rxa3 Kf4 57. Ra4+ Kf3 58. Rd4 Ke3 59. Kb4 Rf1 60. Kc5 Rf4 61. Kd5 Kf3 62. Rxf4+ gxf4 63. g5 Ke3 64. g6 f3 65. g7 f2 66. g8=Q f1=Q 67. Qe6+ Kd2 68. c4 Kc3 69. Qe3+ Kb4 70. Qb6+ Kc3 71. Qd4+ Kb3 72. c5 Qf7+ 73. Kc6 Qe6+ 74. Kb7 Qe7+ 75. Kb6 Qe6+ 76. c6  1 – 0 (view game)

Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2732) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [C88]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (13.1), 2015-10-12
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 Bb7 9. d3 Re8 10. Nc3 Nd4 11. axb5 Nxb3 12. cxb3 axb5 13. Rxa8 Bxa8 14. Nxb5 d5 15. exd5 Bb4 16. Bd2 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Bxd5 18. Nxe5 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qd5+ 20. Nf3 Qxb5 21. Rxe8+ Nxe8 22. Qe3 h6 23. Qe5 Qd7 24. h3 Nf6 25. Nd4 Kf8 26. Qc5+ Kg8 27. Qe5 Kf8 28. Qc5+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2850) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2777) [C67]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (14.1), 2015-10-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nf5 8. c3 Nxe5 9. Rxe5 d6 10. Re1 O-O 11. d4 d5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Qf3 Nh4 14. Qg3 Nf5 15. Qf3 Nh4 16. Qg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) – Carlsen, Magnus (2850) [E52]
World Rapid 2015 Berlin GER (15.1), 2015-10-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. O-O Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 10. Qd3 Qc8 11. Bd2 Re8 12. Rac1 Bf8 13. a3 c5 14. dxc5 Nxc5 15. Qb1 Qa6 16. Nd4 Rac8 17. f3 Ne6 18. Nce2 Bc5 19. Qf5 Bxd4 20. Nxd4 Nxd4 21. exd4 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Qb5 23. Qc2 h6 24. a4 Qa6 25. b3 Nd7 26. Qc6 Nf6 27. Qc2 Qb7 28. Qf5 Qe7 29. h3 Qe2 30. Qc2 Qa6 31. Bf4 Qb7 32. Kh2 Qe7 33. Qf5 Rd8 34. Bc7 Qd7 35. Qxd7 Rxd7 36. Be5 Nh7 37. Rc8+ Nf8 38. Kg3 f6 39. Bb8 Kf7 40. Kf2 Ne6 41. Ke3 Ke7 42. f4 Rb7 43. Rg8 Kf7 44. Rh8 Rd7 45. Rc8 g6 46. g4 Re7 47. Bd6 Re8 48. Rxe8 Kxe8 49. f5 gxf5 50. gxf5 Ng5 51. h4 Ne4 52. Bb8 a6 53. h5 Kf7 54. Bf4 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sergey Karjakin wins the FIDE World Cup 2015

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

Final Standings

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 4
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 6

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Svidler, Peter (2727) [A15]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.5), 2015-10-05
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. e3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qb3 Bg7 8. Bc4 e6 9. Bg5 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qd8 11. Bg5 Qa5+ 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Nc6 14. O-O O-O 15. Bh4 Qc7 16. Bg3 Qd8 17. Qa3 b6 18. Rfd1 Na5 19. Be2 Bb7 20. Ne5 Rc8 21. Rac1 f6 22. Nf3 Qd5 23. Bf1 Bh6 24. Rc2 Rf7 25. Bd3 Qd7 26. h3 Bd5 27. Ba6 Bb7 28. Bd3 Nc4 29. Bxc4 Rxc4 30. Qxa7 b5 31. Ne1 Rf8 32. Qa3 Ra8 33. Qb2 Rca4 34. Qb1 Bd5 35. Nd3 Bf8 36. Rdd2 Qc6 37. f3 Bc4 38. Bf4 Qd5 39. Nf2 Rxa2 40. Rxa2 Bxa2 41. Qe1 Bc4 42. Ng4 Qf5 43. Qe4 Ra1+ 44. Kh2 h5 45. Qxf5 exf5 46. Nxf6+ Kf7 47. Nd7 Bg7 48. Be5 Bh6 49. f4 Ra2 50. Rxa2 Bxa2 51. Kg3 Bf8 52. Bc7 Ba3 53. Ne5+ Kf6 54. Bd8+ Kg7 55. Kh4 Bd6 56. Kg5 Bxe5 57. fxe5 Kf7 58. g3 Be6 59. Kf4 Bd5 60. Ke3 Ke6 61. Kd2 Bg2 62. h4 Bd5 63. Kc2 Kd7 64. Ba5 Kc6 65. Kd3 Kd7 66. Kc2 Kc6 67. Kb2 Be6 68. Ka3 Bd5 69. Kb4 Be6 70. Bd8 Bd5 71. Ka5 Be6 72. Ka6 Bc8+ 73. Ka7 Be6 74. Bg5 Bd7 75. Bf4 Be6 76. Kb8 Bd7 77. Bg5 Be6 78. Bh6 Bd7 79. Bf4 Be6 80. d5+ Bxd5 81. Kc8 Bb3 82. Kd8 Bc4 83. Ke7 Bb3 84. e6 Bc4 85. Kf6 Bb3 86. Bc1 Bc4 87. Ba3 Bb3 88. e7 Kd7 89. Kxg6  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [A08]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.6), 2015-10-05
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 c5 7. e4 Nc6 8. Re1 b5 9. e5 Nd7 10. Nf1 b4 11. h4 a5 12. N1h2 Re8 13. h5 h6 14. Ng4 Bf8 15. Bf4 a4 16. a3 bxa3 17. bxa3 Rb8 18. Ne3 Bb7 19. c4 dxc4 20. Nxc4 Nb6 21. Nxb6 Qxb6 22. Qxa4 Ra8 23. Qc2 Ra6 24. Reb1 Qa7 25. Be3 Ba8 26. Qc3 Rd8 27. Nd2 Nd4 28. Bxd4 cxd4 29. Qc2 Bxg2 30. Kxg2 Rxa3 31. Rxa3 Qxa3 32. Ne4 Qa6 33. Rb3 Qa5 34. f4 Ra8 35. Qb1 Qd5 36. Rb5 Qc6 37. Kf3 Ra3 38. Rb8 Ra8 39. Qb7 Qxb7 40. Rxb7 Ra3 41. Rb8 Rxd3+ 42. Kf2 g6 43. Nc5 Rd2+ 44. Ke1 Rb2 45. Rxb2 Bxc5 46. hxg6 fxg6 47. Ke2 d3+ 48. Kxd3 h5 49. Kc4 Be3 50. Rb3 Bf2 51. Rf3 Bg1 52. Kb5 Kf7 53. Kc6 Ke7 54. Rb3 Bh2 55. Rb7+ Kf8 56. Kd6 Bxg3 57. Kxe6 Bxf4 58. Rf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Svidler, Peter (2727) [A15]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.7), 2015-10-05
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. e3 g6 4. d4 Bg7 5. d5 O-O 6. Nc3 d6 7. h3 e6 8. Be2 Re8 9. Nd2 Na6 10. dxe6 Bxe6 11. O-O d5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Bxd5 14. Qc2 Nb4 15. Qb1 Qe7 16. a3 Nc6 17. a4 Qe6 18. Ra3 c4 19. Re1 Rad8 20. a5 Bf8 21. Ra4 Ne5 22. e4 Bc6 23. Rxc4 Rxd2 24. Bxd2 Nxc4 25. Bc3 Nd6 26. f3 Bg7 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. Qd3 Qe5 29. Qd2 a6 30. Rd1 Nb5 31. Qb4 Nc7 32. Qb6 f5 33. Bd3 Rd8 34. exf5 gxf5 35. Kf2 Qd4+ 36. Qxd4+ Rxd4 37. Ke3 Ne6 38. Rc1 f4+ 39. Ke2 Rb4 40. Bxa6 bxa6  0 – 1 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [B51]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.8), 2015-10-05
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. c4 Nf6 8. Nc3 g6 9. O-O Bg7 10. Qd3 O-O 11. a4 Rc8 12. Rb1 Bc6 13. Re1 Nd7 14. b4 Nb6 15. b5 Bd7 16. Nd2 Be6 17. Nd5 Nxa4 18. Ba3 Qd7 19. h3 Rfe8 20. Rb3 a5 21. Qc2 Bh6 22. Nf3 Bxd5 23. exd5 Nb6 24. Re4 Nxd5 25. Bb2 Nf6 26. Bxf6 exf6 27. Rxe8+ Qxe8  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Svidler, Peter (2727) [C89]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.9), 2015-10-05
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 Re8 15. Rxe8+ Qxe8 16. Nd2 Qe1+ 17. Nf1 Bg6 18. Bc2 b4 19. c4 b3 20. Bd1 Nb4 21. Bd2 Qe5 22. Bc3 Qc5 23. Bxb4 Qxb4 24. Bxb3 Qb6 25. Re1 Bc5 26. Ba4 Rd8 27. Rd1 Qxb2 28. Bxc6 Bh5 29. Rb1 Qxb1 30. Qxh5 Bxf2+ 31. Kxf2 Qb6+ 32. Ne3 Qxc6 33. Nd5 Qd6 34. g3 h6 35. Qe2 Rb8 36. Kg2 Kh8 37. h4 Qa3 38. Kh3 Qc1 39. Nf4 Qb2 40. Qe7 Qb7 41. Qe5 Qd7+ 42. Kh2 Kg8 43. Qxb8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [C53]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.10), 2015-10-05
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. h3 Ne7 8. O-O Ng6 9. Bb3 a6 10. Re1 Ba7 11. Nf1 Be6 12. d4 Bxb3 13. Qxb3 Qc8 14. Ng3 Re8 15. Bg5 Nd7 16. Nf5 Ndf8 17. h4 h6 18. h5 hxg5 19. hxg6 Nxg6 20. Nxg5 Qd7 21. g3 d5 22. Qxd5 Qxd5 23. exd5 Rad8 24. Kg2 Rxd5 25. f4 f6 26. Ne4 Rdd8 27. fxe5 fxe5 28. d5 Rxd5 29. Nh6+ Kf8 30. Rf1+ Nf4+ 31. gxf4 gxh6 32. f5 Kf7 33. Rad1 Rg8+ 34. Kf3 c6 35. c4 Rd4 36. Rxd4 exd4 37. Rh1 Rh8 38. Rg1 Rd8 39. f6 Ke6 40. Rg7 Rd7 41. Rg8 d3 42. Re8+ Kf7 43. Rh8 Ke6 44. Rxh6 d2 45. f7+ Ke7  0 – 1 (view game)

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FIDE World Cup 2015 Final Round

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 4, 2015 in Chess news

Round 7.4

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 2
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2

Karjakin, Sergey (0) – Svidler, Peter (0) [D02]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.4), 2015-10-04
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 c5 3. c4 cxd4 4. cxd5 Nf6 5. Qxd4 Qxd5 6. Nc3 Qxd4 7. Nxd4 Bd7 8. Ndb5 Kd8 9. Be3 Nc6 10. f3 h5 11. O-O-O Kc8 12. Bg5 g6 13. Nd6+ exd6 14. Bxf6 Rg8 15. e4 Be6 16. Kb1 Kd7 17. Nd5 Bg7 18. Bxg7 Rxg7 19. Bb5 Kd8 20. Rd2 Bxd5 21. Rxd5 Kc7 22. Rc1 Re8 23. Rd4 Re5 24. Ba4 b5 25. Bb3 Rc5 26. Rd5 Rxc1+ 27. Kxc1 a6 28. Rd3 g5 29. Kd2 h4 30. Rc3 Kb6 31. Rd3 Kc7 32. Ke3 f6 33. Rc3 Kb6 34. Rd3 Kc7 35. Rc3 Kb6 36. Bd5 Ne7 37. Kd4 Rh7 38. Be6 Rh8 39. a3 Rd8 40. Rc2 Rh8 41. Rf2 Ng6 42. Kd5 Rd8 43. Bf5 Nf4+ 44. Kd4 Re8 45. g3 Ne6+ 46. Bxe6 Rxe6 47. Kd5 Re5+ 48. Kxd6 hxg3 49. hxg3 g4 50. fxg4 Rxe4 51. Rf4 Re3 52. Rxf6 Rxg3 53. Ke5+ Kb7 54. Kf5 Rb3 55. g5 Rxb2 56. g6 Rg2  1 – 0 (view game)
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FIDE World Cup 2015 Final Round

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 3, 2015 in Chess news

Round 7.3

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 2
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 1

Svidler, Peter (0) – Karjakin, Sergey (0) [B53]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.3), 2015-10-03
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 a6 5. c4 Nc6 6. Qe3 Nf6 7. h3 g6 8. Nc3 Bg7 9. Be2 Nd7 10. Rb1 Nde5 11. O-O O-O 12. Rd1 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 f5 14. exf5 Bxf5 15. Be4 Qd7 16. Nd5 Qe6 17. Bxf5 Qxf5 18. Bd2 Rae8 19. Bc3 e6 20. Nb6 d5 21. Bxg7 Kxg7 22. Qc5 Rf6 23. b4 Ne5 24. cxd5 Nd3 25. Qe3 Nxf2 26. Rf1 Qe4 27. Rbe1 exd5 28. Rxf2 Qh4 29. Qd2 Rxf2 30. Qc3+ d4  0 – 1 (view game)
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FIDE World Cup 2015 Final Round

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

Round 7.2

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 2
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 0

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Svidler, Peter (2727) [C95]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.2), 2015-10-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d6 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. a4 Bf8 14. Bd3 c6 15. Qc2 Rc8 16. axb5 axb5 17. b4 c5 18. bxc5 exd4 19. c6 dxc3 20. cxb7 cxd2 21. Qxd2 Rb8 22. Bxb5 Qb6 23. Rb1 Qxb7 24. Bd3 Qa8 25. Rxb8 Rxb8 26. Bb2 Qa2 27. Re2 h6 28. Qc1 Qb3 29. Bc4 Qb7 30. Qd1 Re8 31. Bxf6 Nxf6 32. e5 dxe5 33. Nxe5 Re7 34. Qd4 Nd7 35. Nxf7 Rxf7 36. Rb2 Qc6 37. Rb5 Kh8 38. Rd5 Nb6  0 – 1 (view game)
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FIDE World Cup 2015 Final round

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

Round 7.1

Name Fed Pts
Svidler, Peter RUS 1
Karjakin, Sergey RUS 0

Svidler, Peter (2727) – Karjakin, Sergey (2762) [A08]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (7.1), 2015-10-01
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 c5 7. e4 Nc6 8. Re1 b5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Ne4 Bb7 11. c3 a6 12. a4 b4 13. Bg5 f6 14. Bd2 e5 15. Rc1 Rf7 16. d4 bxc3 17. bxc3 cxd4 18. cxd4 Nxd4 19. Nxd4 exd4 20. Qb3 Rb8 21. Rb1 Qd7 22. Rec1 Qe6 23. Nc5 Bxc5 24. Rxc5 Rd8 25. Ba5 Rd6 26. Qc4 Nc3 27. Rxb7 Qe1+ 28. Bf1 Ne2+ 29. Qxe2  1 – 0 (view game)
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FIDE World Cup 2015 Round 6

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

Round 6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Round 6.1

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

Giri, Anish (0) – Svidler, Peter (0) [C92]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (6.1), 2015-09-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d6 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 exd4 12. cxd4 Nd7 13. Nf1 Na5 14. Bc2 Bf6 15. Rb1 c5 16. d5 Nc4 17. b3 Nce5 18. N3h2 Ng6 19. Ng3 Bc8 20. Rf1 Nb6 21. Ng4 Bxg4 22. hxg4 h6 23. Nf5 Ne7 24. Ne3 b4 25. g3 a5 26. Kg2 a4 27. bxa4 Qd7 28. Qd3 Ng6 29. Nf5 Nxa4 30. Bxa4 Rxa4 31. Rh1 Ne7 32. g5 hxg5 33. Ne3 Rxa2 34. Bd2 Ng6 35. Nf5 Ne5 36. Qe2 g6 37. Nh6+ Kg7 38. Nf5+ Kg8 39. Nh6+ Kg7 40. Nf5+ gxf5 41. Qh5 Ng6  0 – 1 (view game)

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

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

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

Round 5.3

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

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

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

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

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

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

Karjakin, Sergey (2762) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2736) [C67]
FIDE World Cup 2015 Baku AZE (5.3), 2015-09-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 Be6 11. g4 Ne7 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. f4 h5 14. f5 hxg4 15. hxg4 Rh4 16. Rf4 Nd5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Nf3 Rh8 19. Be3 c5 20. c3 g5 21. Nxg5 Bh6 22. Rf2 Rg8 23. Rh2 Bxg5 24. Bxg5 Bxf5 25. gxf5 Rxg5+ 26. Rg2 Rxg2+ 27. Kxg2 Ke7 28. Rd1 Rg8+ 29. Kf3 Rg5 30. Kf4 Rg2 31. Rxd5 b6 32. b3 Rf2+ 33. Ke4 Re2+ 34. Kf3 Rxa2 35. Rd3 Ra1 36. Ke4 Re1+ 37. Kd5 f6 38. exf6+ Kxf6 39. Rf3 Re5+ 40. Kc6 c4 41. bxc4 Rc5+ 42. Kb7 Rxc4 43. Kxa7 b5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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

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

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

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

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

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FIDE World Cup 2015 Round 5.2

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

Round 5.2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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