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Tata Steel 2014 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 18, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2812 4
2 Giri, Anish NED 2734 3.5
3 So, Wesley PHI 2719 3.5
4 Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB 2754 3
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2782 3
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2759 3
7 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2706 2.5
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2789 2.5
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2672 1.5
10 Rapport, Richard HUN 2691 1.5
11 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2718 1
12 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2777 1

Caruana, Fabiano (2782) – Van Wely, Loek (2672) [B33]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (5.1), 2014-01-17
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. c4 b4 12. Nc2 O-O 13. g3 Be6 14. h4 a5 15. Bh3 Rb8 16. Qd3 a4 17. b3 Bxd5 18. cxd5 Na5 19. O-O Qe8 20. Ne3 Bd8 21. Nf5 Rb6 22. Qe3 g6 23. Qh6 Bf6 24. Rab1 axb3 25. axb3 Qd8 26. Rfc1 Re8 27. Ne3 Bg7 28. Qg5 Rb8 29. Nc4 Nb7 30. Qe3 Bf8 31. Ra1 Nc5 32. Na5 Ra8 33. Nc6 Qf6 34. Bf1 h5 35. Bc4 Kh7 36. Qe2 Bh6 37. Rf1 g5 38. hxg5 Qxg5 39. Qf3 Kg7 40. Nxb4 Qg4 41. Qxg4+ hxg4 42. Na6 Nxa6 43. Rxa6 Rxa6 44. Bxa6 Rb8 45. Rb1 Bd2 46. Be2 Rb4 47. Bc4 f5 48. exf5 Kf6 49. Ra1 Rb8 50. Ra6 Bb4 51. Bd3 Bc5 52. Bc2 e4 53. Ra4 e3 54. fxe3 Bxe3+ 55. Kf1 Rc8 56. Bd3 Rg8 57. Re4 Bc5 58. b4 Ba7 59. Re6+ Kf7 60. Rxd6 Bb8 61. Rg6 Bxg3 62. d6 Rxg6 63. fxg6+ Kf6 64. d7 Bc7 65. b5 g3 66. Kg2 Kg7 67. Bf5 Kf6 68. Kf3 Kg7 69. d8=Q Bxd8 70. Kxg3 Kf6 71. Kf4 Bc7+ 72. Ke4 Bb6 73. Kd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2789) – Karjakin, Sergey (2759) [E37]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (5.2), 2014-01-17
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. cxd5 exd5 10. e3 O-O 11. Nf3 Bf5 12. Bd3 Qa5+ 13. Ke2 Rfe8 14. Rd1 Bg4 15. b4 Qc7 16. h3 Bxf3+ 17. gxf3 Ng5 18. Bb2 d4 19. h4 Rxe3+ 20. fxe3 Qh2+ 21. Kf1 Qh1+ 22. Kf2 Qh2+ 23. Kf1 Qh1+ 24. Kf2 Qh2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2719) – Gelfand, Boris (2777) [B30]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (5.3), 2014-01-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Bc4 Be7 5. d3 Nf6 6. Nd2 d6 7. Nf1 Bg4 8. Qd2 Nd7 9. Nd5 O-O 10. c3 Be6 11. Qc2 Nb6 12. Nxb6 axb6 13. a4 Kh8 14. Bd2 Qd7 15. Rd1 d5 16. exd5 Bxd5 17. Ne3 Be6 18. Qb3 Qxd3 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Qxb6 Qe4 21. b3 Rab8 22. O-O Qg6 23. a5 Rfc8 24. Nc4 Qc2 25. Rc1 Qd3 26. Be3 h6 27. Rfd1 Qf5 28. Rd7 Rf8 29. Rf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2718) – Aronian, Levon (2812) [C67]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (5.4), 2014-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. dxe5 Nxb5 7. a4 Nbd4 8. Nxd4 d6 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. Re1+ Be7 11. Nxc6 Qxd1 12. Rxd1 bxc6 13. Be3 Bf5 14. Re1 O-O-O 15. Na3 Rhe8 16. Bxa7 Bxa3 17. Rxe8 Rxe8 18. bxa3 Re4 19. c3 Rxa4 20. Bd4 g6 21. f3 Kd7 22. Kf2 Kd6 23. h3 c5 24. Bf6 Kd5 25. g4 Be6 26. Kg3 Kc4 27. Kh4 Bd5 28. f4 Ra6 29. Bg7 Re6 30. a4 f6 31. a5 g5+ 32. Kh5 gxf4 33. Ra4+ Kxc3 34. Rxf4 Kb3 35. Rxf6 Re3 36. h4 c4 37. Rf5 Rd3 38. a6 c3 39. a7 c2 40. Bh6 Bc6 41. Bg5 Rd6 42. Re5 Ba8 43. Rc5 c6 44. Rf5 Rd7 45. Rf3+ Ka2 46. Rf2 Kb2 47. Be3 Re7 48. Bf4 Rxa7 49. Rf1 c5 50. Kh6 Be4 51. h5 Bd3 52. Rg1 c4 53. g5 c3 54. Bc1+ Kb3 55. Be3 Re7 56. Bc1 Re2 57. Kg7 Rd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2706) – Giri, Anish (2734) [C50]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (5.5), 2014-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 a6 8. Bb3 h6 9. Be3 Bxe3 10. fxe3 Na5 11. Bc2 c5 12. Nbd2 b5 13. Qe1 Rb8 14. Qg3 Nh5 15. Qf2 Nf6 16. Qg3 Nh5 17. Qh2 Qe7 18. Rf2 Bd7 19. g4 Nf6 20. Raf1 Nh7 21. Qg3 g6 22. Nh4 c4 23. d4 b4 24. Ndf3 b3 25. axb3 cxb3 26. Bd3 Bb5 27. Bxb5 axb5 28. dxe5 Nc4 29. exd6 Nxd6 30. Qe5 Qxe5 31. Nxe5 Ng5 32. Rh2 Rb7 33. Nc6 Nc4 34. Nd4 b4 35. Rc1 Ra8 36. cxb4 Rxb4 37. Nhf3 Nxf3+ 38. Nxf3 Ra2 39. Rb1 Nxe3 40. Re2 Nc2 41. Nd2 Ra7 42. e5 Nd4 43. Re3 Rc7 44. Nf3 Ne6 45. Ne1 Rd7 46. Nd3 Rc4 47. Nf2 Nc5 48. Rf1 Rc2 49. Kg2 Rd3 50. Kf3 Rxe3+ 51. Kxe3 Rxb2 52. Rd1 Kf8 53. Rd8+ Ke7 54. Rb8 Rc2 55. Ne4 Nxe4 56. Kxe4 b2 57. h4 Kd7 58. h5 g5 59. Kd5 Rd2+ 60. Kc5 Ke7 61. Rb6 Rd1 62. Rxb2 Ke6 63. Rf2 Rd5+ 64. Kc4 Rxe5 65. Kd3 f5 66. gxf5+ Kf6 67. Ra2 Kxf5 68. Ra6 Re6 69. Rxe6 Kxe6 70. Ke4 Kf6 71. Kf3 Ke5  0 – 1 (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2691) – Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2754) [A34]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (5.6), 2014-01-17
1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g4 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 d6 6. g5 e6 7. h4 h5 8. Bxc6+ bxc6 9. f4 e5 10. fxe5 Bxe5 11. Nf3 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Ne7 13. Bf4 O-O 14. Nd2 d5 15. Qa4 Bg4 16. Rh2 Re8 17. Rb1 Qd7 18. Rf2 Qe6 19. Nb3 Bxe2 20. Kd2 Qg4 21. Nxc5 Qxh4 22. Be3 Nf5 23. Rxf5 gxf5 24. g6 Rxe3 25. Kxe3 Re8+ 26. Kd2 Qf2 27. gxf7+ Kxf7 28. Qxa7+ Kg8 29. Rb8 Bxd3+ 30. Kxd3 Qe2+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Tata Steel 2014 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 15, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2812 3
2 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2706 2.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2759 2.5
4 So, Wesley PHI 2719 2.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2734 2.5
6 Dominguez Perez, Leinier CUB 2754 2
7 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2782 2
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2789 2
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2672 1.5
10 Rapport, Richard HUN 2691 1.5
11 Naiditsch, Arkadij GER 2718 1
12 Gelfand, Boris ISR 2777 1

Van Wely, Loek (2672) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2706) [E06]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (4.1), 2014-01-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. d4 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Rd1 Nc6 10. Qxc4 Nb4 11. Nc3 Bc6 12. Bg5 Bd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14. Qb3 a5 15. Ne5 c6 16. Nd3 Re8 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. Nxb4 Qb6 19. Qc3 axb4 20. Qd3 Ra5 21. b3 Qa6 22. Qd2 Qb6 23. e3 g6 24. h4 Kg7 25. Bf3 h5 26. Kg2 Be7 27. Re1 Raa8 28. Qd3 Bf6 29. Rad1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2759) – Rapport, Richard (2691) [C18]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (4.2), 2014-01-15
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qc7 7. Qg4 f6 8. Nf3 c4 9. h4 Nc6 10. Qg3 fxe5 11. Nxe5 Nf6 12. Bf4 Qa5 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Bc7 Qa4 15. Kd1 O-O 16. f3 e5 17. Bxe5 Bf5 18. Ra2 Rf7 19. Be2 Nd7 20. Re1 Re8 21. f4 Nf6 22. Bf3 Ne4 23. Bxe4 Bxe4 24. h5 h6 25. Kd2 Qb5 26. a4 Qb7 27. a5 a6 28. Qg4 Qa7 29. Rb2 Bf5 30. Qg3 Qe7 31. Rb6 Rc8 32. Reb1 Qa3 33. Rb7 Qa4 34. R1b2 Rxb7 35. Rxb7 Qxc2+ 36. Ke1 Qc1+ 37. Kf2 Qd2+ 38. Kf1 Qd3+ 39. Qxd3 cxd3 40. g4 Be4 41. f5 c5 42. Rxg7+ Kf8 43. f6 Rc6 44. Ke1  1 – 0 (view game)

Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2754) – Caruana, Fabiano (2782) [C84]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (4.3), 2014-01-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Be6 10. Be3 Qd7 11. Nd5 Bd8 12. Bg5 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nd4 14. Nxd4 exd4 15. a4 Qf5 16. Bd2 Rb8 17. axb5 axb5 18. h3 h5 19. Ra7 h4 20. Qf3 Qxf3 21. gxf3 Re8 22. f4 Nd7 23. Bb4 Nb6 24. Kg2 Na4 25. Ba3 Nb6 26. Bb4 Na4 27. Rb1 Re7 28. Ra6 Re8 29. Kf3 Rb7 30. Ra8 Kf8 31. Ra1 Nc5 32. R1a7 Rxa7 33. Rxa7 Nxb3 34. cxb3 Ke7 35. Rb7 Kd7 36. Rxb5 Rh8 37. Bd2 Rh5 38. Ra5 g6 39. Ke4 Rh8 40. Ra8 f5+ 41. Kf3 Bf6 42. Ra1 Rb8 43. b4 Re8 44. Ra7 Rb8 45. Ke2 Kc8 46. Kd1 Rb5 47. Ra5 Rb8 48. Kc2 Kd7 49. Ra1 Rb5 50. Ra5 Rb8 51. b5 Kc8 52. Kb3 Kb7 53. Ra1 Re8 54. Re1 Rxe1 55. Bxe1 Kb6 56. Kc4 Be7 57. f3 Bf6 58. Kb4 Bd8 59. Bf2 Bf6 60. b3 Kb7 61. Ka5 Bd8 62. Kb4 Bf6 63. Ka5 Bd8 64. b6 cxb6+ 65. Kb5 Bf6 66. b4 Be7 67. Bxd4 Bd8 68. Bc3 Be7 69. Bg7 Bd8 70. Bd4 Be7 71. Bxb6 Bf6 72. Bf2 Bc3 73. Bxh4 Bd2 74. Bf2 Bxf4 75. Ka4 Ka6 76. b5+ Kb7 77. Kb3 Kc7 78. Kc2 Kb7 79. Bd4 Bg3 80. Be3 Be5 81. Kb3 Kc7 82. Ka4 Kb7 83. Kb4 Bg3 84. Kc4 Be5 85. Kb3 Bg3 86. Kc2 Be5 87. Kd2 Bg3 88. Ke2 Bh4 89. Kf1 Bg3 90. Kg2 Bh4 91. Bf2 Bf6 92. Be3 Bh4 93. Bf2 Bf6 94. h4 Kc7 95. Kh3 Kb7 96. h5 gxh5 97. Bh4 Bd4 98. Be7 Be5 99. Bd8 Kc8 100. Bg5 Kb7 101. Kh4 Kb6 102. Be3+ Kxb5 103. f4 Bb2 104. Kxh5 Kb4 105. Kg5 Kc3 106. Kxf5 Kxd3 107. Bg1 Bc1 108. Bh2  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2812) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2789) [E92]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (4.4), 2014-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d6 5. e4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. Be3 Ng4 8. Bg5 f6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Nh6 11. c5 g4 12. Nh4 Nc6 13. cxd6 cxd6 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Bc4+ Kh8 16. Qxd8 Rxd8 17. O-O Nd4 18. Rad1 Be6 19. Bxe6 Nxe6 20. f3 gxf3 21. gxf3 Rxd1 22. Rxd1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Nxd8 24. Bf2 a6 25. Kf1 Kg8 26. Ke2 Kf7 27. Be3 Ke6 28. Na4 Bf8 29. Bxh6 Bxh6 30. Nc5+ Kf7 31. Kd3 Bf4 32. h3 Bg5 33. Nf5 Ne6 34. Nxe6 Kxe6 35. Kc4 b6 36. a4 Bd2 37. b3 h5 38. b4 a5 39. bxa5 bxa5 40. Kb5 Kd7 41. Ng7 h4 42. Nf5 Be1 43. Ne3 Ke6 44. Nc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2777) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2718) [E73]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (4.5), 2014-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Bg5 Na6 7. Nf3 h6 8. Be3 e5 9. O-O Ng4 10. Bc1 exd4 11. Nxd4 Qf6 12. Nb3 Qh4 13. Bf4 Be5 14. Bxe5 dxe5 15. h3 Nf6 16. Nd2 Rd8 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 c6 19. Re1 cxd5 20. Bxa6 bxa6 21. Nf3 Qf6 22. exd5 Rb8 23. Qd2 e4 24. Rxe4 Qxb2 25. Rd1 Qxd2 26. Rxd2 Rb5 27. d6 Bb7 28. Red4 Bxf3 29. gxf3 Rd7 30. f4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2734) – So, Wesley (2719) [D02]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (4.6), 2014-01-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 c6 7. O-O O-O 8. Qc2 b6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Bf4 Bb7 11. Ne5 Nh5 12. Bd2 Nhf6 13. Bf4 Nh5 14. Bd2 Nhf6 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Nc6 Bxc6 17. Qxc6 Rc8 18. Qb5 Ne8 19. Qd3 Nd6 20. b3 f5 21. Be1 Nb8 22. e3 Nc6 23. f3 Qd7 24. Nc3 Rc7 25. Rac1 Rfc8 26. Bf1 Ne8 27. Nb5 Nb4 28. Rxc7 Nxc7 29. Bxb4 Bxb4 30. Rc1 Ne8 31. Rxc8 Qxc8 32. a3 Be7 33. Nxa7 Qc1 34. Nb5 g5 35. b4 g4 36. fxg4 fxg4 37. Qc3 Qd1 38. Qd3 Qc1 39. e4 Nf6 40. Nc3 dxe4 41. Nxe4 Nd5 42. Kf2 Bf8 43. h3 Qb2+ 44. Be2 Bg7 45. hxg4 Qxd4+ 46. Kf3 Qxd3+ 47. Bxd3 Bb2 48. b5 Bxa3 49. Ng5 h6 50. Nxe6 Kf7 51. Nd4 Kf6 52. Nf5 Bc1 53. Ke4 Ne7 54. Nd6 Ba3 55. Nc4 Bc5 56. Be2 Nc8 57. Ne5 Bd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2014 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 14, 2014 in Chess news

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2718) – So, Wesley (2719) [C67]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (3.1), 2014-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Nc3 Ke8 10. h3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. g3 Bxg5 15. Bxg5 Rg6 16. h4 f6 17. exf6 gxf6 18. Bf4 Nxh4 19. f3 Rd8 20. Rxd8+ Kxd8 21. Kf2 Nf5 22. Rh1 Ng7 23. Nd1 Bf7 24. b3 b6 25. c4 Be8 26. Nc3 Ne6 27. Bc1 Rg8 28. Ne4 Ke7 29. Bb2 Rf8 30. Re1 Bg6 31. Ba3+ c5 32. Nxc5 bxc5 33. Bxc5+ Kd7 34. Rxe6 Kxe6 35. Bxf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2706) – Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2754) [B92]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (3.2), 2014-01-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. Qd3 Nbd7 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Ne8 13. Bg4 Nef6 14. Bh3 Re8 15. c4 e4 16. Qe2 Nc5 17. Rad1 Qc7 18. Nxc5 dxc5 19. g3 Bd6 20. Bg5 Qe7 21. Bg2 h6 22. Bxf6 Qxf6 23. Bxe4 Qg6 24. Bxg6 Rxe2 25. Bh5 Rxb2 26. Rb1 Rb4 27. Rfc1 b6 28. a3 Rxb1 29. Rxb1 Rb8 30. a4 Kf8 31. Kg2 g6 32. Be2 a5 33. Bd3 h5 34. f4 Kg7 35. Kf3 Rb7 36. h3 Rb8 37. g4 hxg4+ 38. hxg4 Bc7 39. g5 Rh8 40. Kg4 Rb8 41. Re1 Bd6 42. f5 gxf5+ 43. Bxf5 Rh8 44. Rb1 Rb8 45. Bd3 Bc7 46. Re1 Bd6 47. Rh1 Rh8 48. Rb1 Rb8 49. Kf5 Bc7 50. Re1 Bd6 51. Rh1 Re8 52. Rh6 Re5+ 53. Kg4 Be7 54. Rxb6 Rxg5+ 55. Kf4 Rh5 56. Bf5 Rh1 57. d6 Rf1+ 58. Kg4 Rg1+ 59. Kh3 Bg5 60. Be4 Ra1 61. Rc6 Rxa4 62. Rxc5 Bf6 63. Rc8 Ra3+ 64. Kg4 a4 65. c5 Rc3 66. c6 a3 67. Ra8 Rc4 68. Kf4 Rc5 69. d7 Bg5+ 70. Kg3 f5 71. Bf3 Kf7 72. Bd5+ Kg6 73. Rg8+ Kh6 74. Rxg5 Rxd5 75. Rg8  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2782) – Karjakin, Sergey (2759) [E06]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (3.3), 2014-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qa4 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Bd6 11. a3 Nbd7 12. b4 Ra7 13. Bc3 Be4 14. Qc1 Qa8 15. Nbd2 Bd5 16. Qc2 Nb6 17. Ne1 Na4 18. Nb3 Be4 19. Bxe4 Qxe4 20. Ra2 Nxc3 21. Qxc3 e5 22. Nf3 exd4 23. Nfxd4 Raa8 24. Rc2 Nd5 25. Qf3 Qxf3 26. Nxf3 Rfe8 27. Rd1 Nb6 28. Na5 g6 29. e3 Kg7 30. Rd3 Rac8 31. Rc6 Rb8 32. Kf1 h5 33. h3 Kf6 34. Nd2 Kg7 35. Ndb3 Re6 36. Kg2 Kf8 37. f4 Ree8 38. Kf3 Red8 39. Rc2 Rd7 40. e4 Ke8 41. e5 Be7 42. Rxd7 Kxd7 43. Rd2+ Ke8 44. Nc6 Ra8 45. Nba5 f5 46. g4 hxg4+ 47. hxg4 fxg4+ 48. Kxg4 Kf7 49. Rh2 Bf8 50. f5 Nd5 51. f6 Nxf6+ 52. exf6 Kxf6 53. Rf2+ Ke6 54. Re2+ Kd5 55. Rd2+ Ke4 56. Nb7 Ke3 57. Rd7 Re8 58. Rxc7 Bh6 59. Nc5 Rf8 60. Re7+ Kd2 61. Re6 Rf1 62. Na7 Be3 63. Rxa6 Ke2 64. Rxg6 Rf4+ 65. Kh3 Rf3+ 66. Rg3 Rf7 67. Nxb5 Bf2 68. Rb3 Rf4 69. Nc3+ Kf1 70. Rb1+ Be1 71. Rxe1+  1 – 0 (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2691) – Aronian, Levon (2812) [A45]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (3.4), 2014-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 h6 5. Bf4 g5 6. Bg3 Ne4 7. Nc3 Nxg3 8. hxg3 g4 9. Nd2 Nf6 10. Qe2 c6 11. e4 dxe4 12. O-O-O Bf5 13. Ndxe4 e6 14. f3 Bg7 15. fxg4 Bxe4 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. Qxe4 Qd5 18. Qxd5 cxd5 19. Be2 Bf6 20. Rhf1 Be7 21. Bb5+ Kf8 22. Rf3 Kg7 23. Rdf1 Rhf8 24. Be2 Rac8 25. a4 Rc7 26. Rc3 Rxc3 27. bxc3 Rc8 28. Kb2 Rc6 29. Kb3 Bd6 30. Rf3 Rb6+ 31. Ka2 a6 32. Bd3 Bc7 33. Be2 Rd6 34. Kb3 Rb6+ 35. Ka2 Rc6 36. Kb3 Ba5 37. Re3 Bd8 38. c4 dxc4+ 39. Bxc4 Rb6+ 40. Kc3 Rb1 41. Bb3 Rd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2789) – Gelfand, Boris (2777) [A33]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (3.5), 2014-01-13
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. e4 Bb4 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 e5 9. O-O O-O 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Bc5 12. Kh1 d6 13. f3 Be6 14. Qc2 Rb8 15. Rad1 Bd4 16. b3 g5 17. Bf2 c5 18. Nb5 Qd7 19. g4 Kg7 20. Qd2 Ng8 21. Bg3 f6 22. b4 Ne7 23. Nxd4 cxd4 24. b5 Rfc8 25. Rc1 Rc5 26. Rc2 Nc8 27. Rfc1 Nb6 28. Qe2 Rbc8 29. Be1 Na4 30. Bb4 R5c7 31. Kg2 h5 32. h3 Rh8 33. Rh1 Rcc8 34. Rcc1 Qc7 35. Qc2 Nb6 36. Ba5 Qc5 37. Bxb6 axb6 38. Qb3 hxg4 39. hxg4 Rxh1 40. Kxh1 d5 41. exd5 Bxd5 42. Kg2 Rh8 43. Qb1 Bf7 44. Rh1 Rxh1 45. Qxh1 Bg6 46. Bxg6 Kxg6 47. Qh5+ Kg7 48. Qe8 Qxc4 49. a4 Qc2+ 50. Kg3 Qc7 51. Qc6 Qd8 52. a5 bxa5 53. b6 d3 54. Qc7+ Qxc7 55. bxc7 d2 56. c8=Q d1=Q 57. Qc7+ Kh6 58. Qe7 Qg1+ 59. Kh3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2672) – Giri, Anish (2734) [A45]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (3.6), 2014-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 h6 4. Bxf6 Qxf6 5. c3 d6 6. Bd3 e5 7. Ne2 Qd8 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 O-O 10. Nd2 exd4 11. Nxd4 Re8 12. Qh5 Nd7 13. Bc4 Rf8 14. e5 Nb6 15. Bb3 c5 16. exd6 cxd4 17. dxe7 Qxe7 18. Rae1 Qd8 19. Ne4 dxc3 20. f5 Qd4+ 21. Kh1 cxb2 22. f6 Be6 23. fxg7 Qxg7 24. Rf3 Rac8 25. Rg3 Qxg3 26. hxg3 Rc1 27. Bd1 b1=Q 28. Qxh6 Nd5 29. Qg5+ Kh8 30. Qh6+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 13, 2014 in Chess news

Gelfand, Boris (2777) – Rapport, Richard (2691) [A52]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (2.1), 2014-01-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Nf3 Bc5 5. e3 Nc6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Be2 Ngxe5 8. Nxe5 Nxe5 9. O-O a5 10. Kh1 d6 11. f4 Nc6 12. b3 Re8 13. Rf3 Bf5 14. Rg3 Re6 15. Bd3 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Nb4 17. Qd2 Qe7 18. e4 Qh4 19. Rf3 Nc2 20. Rb1 Qe1+ 21. Qxe1 Nxe1 22. Rg3 Rg6 23. Nd5 Rxg3 24. hxg3 c6 25. Be3 Nd3 26. Bxc5 cxd5 27. Bxd6 dxe4 28. Kg1 f5 29. Kf1 Ra6 30. Bc7 Kf7 31. g4 Rc6 32. Bxa5 Ra6 33. Bc3 Rxa2 34. gxf5 e3 35. g3 Rc2 36. Be1 Kf6 37. g4 h5 38. Bh4+ Kf7 39. gxh5 Rh2 40. Be1 Kf6 41. Kg1 Re2 42. Bc3+ Kxf5 43. Bxg7 Kxf4 44. Bh6+ Kg3 45. Bxe3 Rxe3 46. Kf1 Kf4 47. Ra1 Rf3+ 48. Kg1 Rg3+ 49. Kf1 Rf3+ 50. Kg1 Kg4 51. h6 Nf4 52. h7 Rh3 53. Kf2 Kf5 54. b4 Nd3+ 55. Ke2 Ke4 56. Ra8 Rh2+ 57. Kd1 Rxh7 58. Kd2 Nxb4 59. Kc3 Nc6 60. Re8+ Re7  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2734) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2718) [E11]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (2.2), 2014-01-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 d5 7. e5 Nfd7 8. Bd3 c5 9. h4 g6 10. h5 cxd4 11. Qc2 Nc5 12. cxd5 Nxd3+ 13. Qxd3 Qxd5 14. Ne4 Nc6 15. Bh6 Qa5+ 16. Qd2 Qxd2+ 17. Kxd2 Rd8 18. hxg6 fxg6 19. Bg5 h5 20. g4 Bxg5+ 21. Nfxg5 Nxe5 22. gxh5 Nc4+ 23. Ke1 Bd7 24. b3 Na5 25. Rc1 Bc6 26. hxg6 Bxe4 27. Nxe4 Kg7 28. Rc7+ Kxg6 29. Rg1+ Kf5 30. f3 e5 31. Rg5+ Kf4 32. Kf2 Rf8 33. Rh7  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2719) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2789) [D31]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (2.3), 2014-01-12
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c6 4. e4 Bb4 5. e5 c5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Nc6 9. Nf3 Nge7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O cxd4 12. cxd4 h6 13. Bd2 Bf5 14. Qb3 Bg4 15. Bc3 Qd7 16. h3 Be6 17. Rfd1 Ng6 18. Bf1 Rac8 19. Rac1 Rc7 20. Qb2 Qe7 21. g3 Rfc8 22. Kh2 f6 23. exf6 Qxf6 24. Bg2 Nce7 25. Bb4 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Rxc1 27. Qxc1 Nc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2812) – Caruana, Fabiano (2782) [A34]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (2.4), 2014-01-12
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 g6 7. Bf4 Bg7 8. e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Nd7 10. O-O Qa5 11. Qc2 cxd4 12. cxd4 e5 13. Bg3 exd4 14. Nxd4 Nb6 15. Qc7 Bxd4 16. exd4 Bf5 17. Bxf5 Qxf5 18. Qxb7 Rfd8 19. Rfd1 Rd7 20. Qa6 Qe4 21. Be5 Rf8 22. h3 f6 23. Bg3 Rff7 24. f3 Qf5 25. Rac1 Kg7 26. Kh2 Rfe7 27. Rc5 Nd5 28. Qa5 Qe6 29. Re1 Qf7 30. Re4 Ne3 31. Bf2 Nf5 32. Qd2 Re6 33. Rxe6 Qxe6 34. d5 Qd6+ 35. Kg1 Rb7 36. Qe1 Ne7 37. Ra5 Nxd5 38. Qd1 Rd7 39. Rxa7 Rxa7 40. Bxa7 g5 41. a4 Qa6 42. Bd4 Qc4 43. Qa1 Qc2 44. a5 Nf4 45. Bf2 Ne2+ 46. Kh2 Nf4 47. Qf1 Nd3 48. Bd4 Qd2 49. Bg1 Qf4+ 50. Kh1 Qc4 51. Qa1 Qc2 52. Be3 h6 53. a6 Qe2 54. Qg1 Qa2 55. a7 Nb4 56. Qd1 Nd5 57. Qd2 Qa1+ 58. Bg1  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2759) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2706) [D37]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (2.5), 2014-01-12
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. Be5 Bf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qd4 Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Bd7 15. f3 Rfc8 16. Kd2 Ne6 17. Bd3 Nxd4 18. exd4 Kf8 19. Rhe1 Rc6 20. h4 Rac8 21. Re5 Be6 22. Rae1 a5 23. a4 Rd6 24. b3 h6 25. g4 Bd7 26. g5 hxg5 27. Rxg5 Re8 28. Reg1 g6 29. h5 gxh5 30. Rxh5 Ke7 31. Rgg5 Bc6 32. Ke3 Re6+ 33. Kf4 Rf6+ 34. Rf5 Rxf5+ 35. Bxf5 Rg8 36. Bg4 Rd8 37. Ke5 Rg8 38. Kf4 Rd8 39. Re5+ Kf8 40. Rh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2754) – Van Wely, Loek (2672) [B27]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (2.6), 2014-01-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 Bg7 4. dxc5 Qa5+ 5. c3 Qxc5 6. Na3 Qa5 7. Qd5 Qxd5 8. exd5 Nf6 9. d6 e6 10. Nb5 Na6 11. a4 O-O 12. a5 b6 13. Be2 Bb7 14. O-O Nc5 15. Nc7 Nb3 16. Ra3 Nxc1 17. Rxc1 Rab8 18. Ne5 bxa5 19. Rxa5 Rfd8 20. Rxa7 Ne4 21. Nc4 Bd5 22. Nxd5 exd5 23. Bf3 Nxc3 24. bxc3 dxc4 25. g3 Rb6 26. Rc7 Rxd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2014 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 11, 2014 in Chess news

Dominguez Perez,L (2754) – Giri,A (2734) [C67]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2014-01-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Rd1+ Ke8 10. Bf4 Ne7 11. h3 Ng6 12. Bh2 Be7 13. Nc3 Bd7 14. Nd4 Nf8 15. Rd2 h5 16. Rad1 Rd8 17. a3 h4 18. Nce2 c5 19. e6 Nxe6 20. Nxe6 Bxe6 21. Bxc7 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 f6 23. Nf4 Kf7 24. Nxe6 Kxe6 25. Kf1 Rc8 26. Ba5 b6 27. Bc3 b5 28. Re2+ Kf7 29. Rd2 Ke6 30. Re2+ Kf7 31. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely,L (2672) – Karjakin,Sergey (2759) [E06]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2014-01-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 a5 11. Nc3 Na6 12. Rae1 Bd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14. Qb5 Qc8 15. Qb3 Nb4 16. Nd2 c6 17. e4 dxe4 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Rxe4 Qd7 20. Bd2 Nd5 21. Re2 Bf6 22. Bxd5 Qxd5 23. Qxd5 cxd5 24. Rc1 Bxd4 25. Bf4 Rfd8 26. Rc7 b6 27. Ree7 Bxb2 28. Rxf7 Rac8 29. Rb7 Rc4 30. Rfc7 Bd4 31. Be3 Rxc7 32. Rxc7 Bxe3 33. fxe3 d4 34. exd4 Rxd4 35. Rb7 Rb4 36. Kg2 h5 37. Kf3 Kh7 38. h4 Kg6 39. Rd7 Kf6 40. Rd6+ Kf5 41. Rd5+ Ke6 42. Rg5 Kf7 43. Rxh5 Rxa4 44. Rh8 Rb4 45. Ra8 g5 46. hxg5 Kg6 47. Rg8+ Kh5 48. g4+ Kh4 49. Rg6 a4 50. Rg7 b5 51. Rg8 a3 52. g6 Kg5 53. g7 Rb3+ 54. Ke4 Kg6 55. Ra8 Kxg7 56. Kf5 Rf3+ 57. Ke4 Rc3 58. Kf5 Rc5+ 59. Kf4 Rc4+ 60. Kf5 Ra4  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna,P (2706) – Aronian,L (2812) [C54]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2014-01-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Nxe4 8. Bxb4 Nxb4 9. Bxf7+ Kxf7 10. Qb3+ d5 11. Ne5+ Ke6 12. Qxb4 Qf8 13. Qxf8 Rxf8 14. Nc3 c6 15. f3 Nd6 16. Kf2 Nf5 17. Rhe1 Kd6 18. Rad1 g6 19. b4 Bd7 20. Na4 b6 21. Rd2 Rae8 22. Nc3 Re7 23. Rc1 Be8 24. Ne2 Ng7 25. Re1 Ne6 26. Nc1 Rf4 27. Ne2 Rf5 28. Nc3 Rf4 29. Ne2 Rf5 30. Nc3 Rf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2782) – Gelfand,B (2777) [B90]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2014-01-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 h5 9. Nd5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Nbd7 11. Qd2 g6 12. Be2 Bg7 13. O-O O-O 14. Rac1 b6 15. h3 Re8 16. g4 hxg4 17. hxg4 Nh7 18. g5 f5 19. gxf6 Bxf6 20. Rf2 Bg5 21. Rg2 Bxe3+ 22. Qxe3 Ndf8 23. Bd3 Ra7 24. Rf1 Rf7 25. Qh6 Kh8 26. Nd2 Rf4 27. Rg4 b5 28. Ne4 Nd7 29. Rxg6 Rg8 30. Ng5  1 – 0 (view game)

Rapport,R (2691) – So,W (2719) [A01]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2014-01-11
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Na3 a6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. Nc4 Qe7 8. Ne2 b5 9. Nxd6+ cxd6 10. a4 b4 11. O-O O-O 12. Ng3 Nd5 13. f4 f6 14. a5 c5 15. fxe5 fxe5 16. Rxf8+ Qxf8 17. Qe2 Qe7 18. Qd3 Bb7 19. Rf1 Qd7 20. Qc4 Kh8 21. Qh4 Qe6 22. Qe4 Bc6 23. Qf5 Qe7 24. Ne4 Rd8 25. h4 Kg8 26. h5 Bd7 27. Qf3 Bb5 28. d3 h6 29. Ng3 Qe6 30. Nf5 Ne7 31. Nh4 Bd7 32. Bc1 Re8 33. e4 Kh7 34. Nf5 Nxf5 35. exf5 Qf6 36. Qb7 Bb5 37. Qe4 d5 38. Qxd5 e4 39. Bf4 exd3 40. cxd3 Re2 41. Qf3 Qd4+ 42. Kh2 Qxd3 43. Qg4 Rxg2+ 44. Qxg2 Qxf1 45. Qg6+ Kh8 46. Bxh6 Qf2+ 47. Kh1 Qe1+ 48. Kh2 Qe5+ 49. Kh1 gxh6 50. Qxh6+ Kg8 51. Qg6+ Qg7 52. Qe6+ Qf7 53. Qc8+ Qf8 54. Qe6+ Qf7 55. Qc8+ Qe8 56. Qxc5 Qc6+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2789) – Naiditsch,A (2718) [E32]
76th Tata Steel Masters Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2014-01-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b6 7. Bg5 Bb7 8. e3 d6 9. f3 h6 10. Bh4 Nbd7 11. Bd3 c5 12. Ne2 Rc8 13. Qb3 d5 14. cxd5 Bxd5 15. Qd1 cxd4 16. Nxd4 Bc4 17. O-O Bxd3 18. Qxd3 Ne5 19. Qe2 Ng6 20. Bf2 e5 21. Nb5 Qe7 22. Rfd1 Rfd8 23. Be1 Nd5 24. Nc3 Nxc3 25. Bxc3 Rxd1+ 26. Rxd1 Rd8 27. Rd2 Rd7 28. Qd1 Nf8 29. Bb4 Rxd2 30. Qxd2 Qd7 31. Bd6 Ng6 32. Kf2 f6 33. Qd5+ Kh7 34. Qd3 f5 35. h3 a5 36. a4 Nh4 37. b3 Qe6 38. Qd1 Qg6 39. g3 Nxf3 40. Kxf3 Qh5+ 41. g4 Qxh3+ 42. Ke2 Qxg4+ 43. Kd2 Qe4 44. Qc2 Qg2+ 45. Kc1 Qg1+ 46. Kb2 e4 47. Qc8 Qg6 48. Be5 h5 49. Qd8 Qg2+ 50. Ka3 Qg1 51. Qxb6 f4 52. Qb7 fxe3 53. Qxe4+ Kh8 54. Bd4 Qc1+ 55. Bb2 Qc5+ 56. Ka2 Qg5 57. Bc1 h4 58. Bxe3 Qh5 59. Bf4 Qg4 60. Qe3 h3 61. Qg3 Qe2+ 62. Ka3 Qe7+ 63. Bd6 Qd7 64. Be5 Kg8 65. Bc3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen is the new World Chess Champion!!!

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 23, 2013 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 6.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 3.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2870) – Anand, Viswanathan (2775) [B51]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (10), 2013-11-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. c4 Nf6 8. Bg5 e6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. O-O Bc6 11. Qd3 O-O 12. Nd4 Rc8 13. b3 Qc7 14. Nxc6 Qxc6 15. Rac1 h6 16. Be3 Nd7 17. Bd4 Rfd8 18. h3 Qc7 19. Rfd1 Qa5 20. Qd2 Kf8 21. Qb2 Kg8 22. a4 Qh5 23. Ne2 Bf6 24. Rc3 Bxd4 25. Rxd4 Qe5 26. Qd2 Nf6 27. Re3 Rd7 28. a5 Qg5 29. e5 Ne8 30. exd6 Rc6 31. f4 Qd8 32. Red3 Rcxd6 33. Rxd6 Rxd6 34. Rxd6 Qxd6 35. Qxd6 Nxd6 36. Kf2 Kf8 37. Ke3 Ke7 38. Kd4 Kd7 39. Kc5 Kc7 40. Nc3 Nf5 41. Ne4 Ne3 42. g3 f5 43. Nd6 g5 44. Ne8+ Kd7 45. Nf6+ Ke7 46. Ng8+ Kf8 47. Nxh6 gxf4 48. gxf4 Kg7 49. Nxf5+ exf5 50. Kb6 Ng2 51. Kxb7 Nxf4 52. Kxa6 Ne6 53. Kb6 f4 54. a6 f3 55. a7 f2 56. a8=Q f1=Q 57. Qd5 Qe1 58. Qd6 Qe3+ 59. Ka6 Nc5+ 60. Kb5 Nxb3 61. Qc7+ Kh6 62. Qb6+ Qxb6+ 63. Kxb6 Kh5 64. h4 Kxh4 65. c5 Nxc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 22, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 6
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 3

Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – Carlsen, Magnus (2870) [E25]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (9), 2013-11-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. e3 c4 9. Ne2 Nc6 10. g4 O-O 11. Bg2 Na5 12. O-O Nb3 13. Ra2 b5 14. Ng3 a5 15. g5 Ne8 16. e4 Nxc1 17. Qxc1 Ra6 18. e5 Nc7 19. f4 b4 20. axb4 axb4 21. Rxa6 Nxa6 22. f5 b3 23. Qf4 Nc7 24. f6 g6 25. Qh4 Ne8 26. Qh6 b2 27. Rf4 b1=Q+ 28. Nf1 Qe1  0 – 1 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 20, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 3

Carlsen, Magnus (2870) – Anand, Viswanathan (2775) [C67]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (8), 2013-11-19
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. Bd3 g6 15. Nd2 Ng7 16. Qe2 c6 17. Re1 Bf5 18. Bxf5 Nxf5 19. Nf3 Ng7 20. Be5 Ne6 21. Bxf6 Qxf6 22. Ne5 Re8 23. Ng4 Qd8 24. Qe5 Ng7 25. Qxe8+ Nxe8 26. Rxe8+ Qxe8 27. Nf6+ Kf8 28. Nxe8 Kxe8 29. f4 f5 30. Kf2 b5 31. b4 Kf7 32. h3 h6 33. h4 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 19, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 4.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 2.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – Carlsen, Magnus (2870) [C65]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (7), 2013-11-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Bg4 7. h3 Bh5 8. Nf1 Nd7 9. Ng3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 g6 11. Be3 Qe7 12. O-O-O O-O-O 13. Ne2 Rhe8 14. Kb1 b6 15. h4 Kb7 16. h5 Bxe3 17. Qxe3 Nc5 18. hxg6 hxg6 19. g3 a5 20. Rh7 Rh8 21. Rdh1 Rxh7 22. Rxh7 Qf6 23. f4 Rh8 24. Rxh8 Qxh8 25. fxe5 Qxe5 26. Qf3 f5 27. exf5 gxf5 28. c3 Ne6 29. Kc2 Ng5 30. Qf2 Ne6 31. Qf3 Ng5 32. Qf2 Ne6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 6: Magnus fantastic!!

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 16, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 4
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 2

Anand,V (2775) – Carlsen,M (2870) [C65]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (6), 2013-11-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Re1 a6 8. Ba4 b5 9. Bb3 d6 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Bh4 Bxb3 13. axb3 Nb8 14. h3 Nbd7 15. Nh2 Qe7 16. Ndf1 Bb6 17. Ne3 Qe6 18. b4 a5 19. bxa5 Bxa5 20. Nhg4 Bb6 21. Bxf6 Nxf6 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. Qg4 Bxe3 24. fxe3 Qe7 25. Rf1 c5 26. Kh2 c4 27. d4 Rxa1 28. Rxa1 Qb7 29. Rd1 Qc6 30. Qf5 exd4 31. Rxd4 Re5 32. Qf3 Qc7 33. Kh1 Qe7 34. Qg4 Kh7 35. Qf4 g6 36. Kh2 Kg7 37. Qf3 Re6 38. Qg3 Rxe4 39. Qxd6 Rxe3 40. Qxe7 Rxe7 41. Rd5 Rb7 42. Rd6 f6 43. h4 Kf7 44. h5 gxh5 45. Rd5 Kg6 46. Kg3 Rb6 47. Rc5 f5 48. Kh4 Re6 49. Rxb5 Re4+ 50. Kh3 Kg5 51. Rb8 h4 52. Rg8+ Kh5 53. Rf8 Rf4 54. Rc8 Rg4 55. Rf8 Rg3+ 56. Kh2 Kg5 57. Rg8+ Kf4 58. Rc8 Ke3 59. Rxc4 f4 60. Ra4 h3 61. gxh3 Rg6 62. c4 f3 63. Ra3+ Ke2 64. b4 f2 65. Ra2+ Kf3 66. Ra3+ Kf4 67. Ra8 Rg1  0 – 1 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 16, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 3
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 2

Carlsen,M (2870) – Anand,V (2775) [D31]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (5), 2013-11-15
1. c4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Bb4+ 6. Nc3 c5 7. a3 Ba5 8. Nf3 Nf6 9. Be3 Nc6 10. Qd3 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Ng4 12. O-O-O Nxe3 13. fxe3 Bc7 14. Nxc6 bxc6 15. Qxd8+ Bxd8 16. Be2 Ke7 17. Bf3 Bd7 18. Ne4 Bb6 19. c5 f5 20. cxb6 fxe4 21. b7 Rab8 22. Bxe4 Rxb7 23. Rhf1 Rb5 24. Rf4 g5 25. Rf3 h5 26. Rdf1 Be8 27. Bc2 Rc5 28. Rf6 h4 29. e4 a5 30. Kd2 Rb5 31. b3 Bh5 32. Kc3 Rc5+ 33. Kb2 Rd8 34. R1f2 Rd4 35. Rh6 Bd1 36. Bb1 Rb5 37. Kc3 c5 38. Rb2 e5 39. Rg6 a4 40. Rxg5 Rxb3+ 41. Rxb3 Bxb3 42. Rxe5+ Kd6 43. Rh5 Rd1 44. e5+ Kd5 45. Bh7 Rc1+ 46. Kb2 Rg1 47. Bg8+ Kc6 48. Rh6+ Kd7 49. Bxb3 axb3 50. Kxb3 Rxg2 51. Rxh4 Ke6 52. a4 Kxe5 53. a5 Kd6 54. Rh7 Kd5 55. a6 c4+ 56. Kc3 Ra2 57. a7 Kc5 58. h4  1 – 0 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 14, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 2
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 2

Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – Carlsen, Magnus (2870) [C67]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (4), 2013-11-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Bd7 10. Rd1 Be7 11. Nc3 Kc8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxe7 Nxe7 14. Rd2 c5 15. Rad1 Be6 16. Ne1 Ng6 17. Nd3 b6 18. Ne2 Bxa2 19. b3 c4 20. Ndc1 cxb3 21. cxb3 Bb1 22. f4 Kb7 23. Nc3 Bf5 24. g4 Bc8 25. Nd3 h5 26. f5 Ne7 27. Nb5 hxg4 28. hxg4 Rh4 29. Nf2 Nc6 30. Rc2 a5 31. Rc4 g6 32. Rdc1 Bd7 33. e6 fxe6 34. fxe6 Be8 35. Ne4 Rxg4+ 36. Kf2 Rf4+ 37. Ke3 Rf8 38. Nd4 Nxd4 39. Rxc7+ Ka6 40. Kxd4 Rd8+ 41. Kc3 Rf3+ 42. Kb2 Re3 43. Rc8 Rdd3 44. Ra8+ Kb7 45. Rxe8 Rxe4 46. e7 Rg3 47. Rc3 Re2+ 48. Rc2 Ree3 49. Ka2 g5 50. Rd2 Re5 51. Rd7+ Kc6 52. Red8 Rge3 53. Rd6+ Kb7 54. R8d7+ Ka6 55. Rd5 Re2+ 56. Ka3 Re6 57. Rd8 g4 58. Rg5 Rxe7 59. Ra8+ Kb7 60. Rag8 a4 61. Rxg4 axb3 62. R8g7 Ka6 63. Rxe7 Rxe7 64. Kxb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 13, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 1.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 1.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2870) – Anand, Viswanathan (2775) [A07]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (3), 2013-11-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. c4 dxc4 4. Qa4+ Nc6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. Nc3 e5 7. Qxc4 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. d3 h6 10. Bd2 Nd4 11. Nxd4 exd4 12. Ne4 c6 13. Bb4 Be6 14. Qc1 Bd5 15. a4 b6 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. a5 Rab8 18. Re1 Rfc8 19. axb6 axb6 20. Qf4 Rd8 21. h4 Kh7 22. Nd2 Be5 23. Qg4 h5 24. Qh3 Be6 25. Qh1 c5 26. Ne4 Kg7 27. Ng5 b5 28. e3 dxe3 29. Rxe3 Bd4 30. Re2 c4 31. Nxe6+ fxe6 32. Be4 cxd3 33. Rd2 Qb4 34. Rad1 Bxb2 35. Qf3 Bf6 36. Rxd3 Rxd3 37. Rxd3 Rd8 38. Rxd8 Bxd8 39. Bd3 Qd4 40. Bxb5 Qf6 41. Qb7+ Be7 42. Kg2 g5 43. hxg5 Qxg5 44. Bc4 h4 45. Qc7 hxg3 46. Qxg3 e5 47. Kf3 Qxg3+ 48. fxg3 Bc5 49. Ke4 Bd4 50. Kf5 Bf2 51. Kxe5 Bxg3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 10, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 1
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 1

Anand,Viswanathan (2775) – Carlsen,Magus (2870) [B18]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (2), 2013-11-10
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Ne5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nd7 11. f4 Bb4+ 12. c3 Be7 13. Bd2 Ngf6 14. O-O-O O-O 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Qxe4 Nxe5 17. fxe5 Qd5 18. Qxd5 cxd5 19. h5 b5 20. Rh3 a5 21. Rf1 Rac8 22. Rg3 Kh7 23. Rgf3 Kg8 24. Rg3 Kh7 25. Rgf3 Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 9, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 0.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 0.5

Carlsen,Magnus (2870) – Anand,Viswanathan (2775) [A07]
WCh 2013 Chennai IND (1), 2013-11-09
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 c6 5. O-O Nf6 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 Bf5 8. c4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 dxc4 10. bxc4 Nb6 11. c5 Nc4 12. Bc1 Nd5 13. Qb3 Na5 14. Qa3 Nc4 15. Qb3 Na5 16. Qa3 Nc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2013: Anand vs Carlsen

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 9, 2013 in Chess news

Round 1: 9 Nov 2013

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2870 0
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2775 0

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Levon Aronian wins the Bilbao Final Masters 2013

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 13, 2013 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 4
2 Adams, Michael ENG 2753 3.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2759 2.5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2742 2

Aronian,L (2795) – Mamedyarov,S (2759) [D52]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (6), 2013-10-12
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. Nd2 Bb4 8. Qc2 O-O 9. Be2 c5 10. Bh4 cxd4 11. exd4 b6 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Ba6 14. a4 dxc4 15. Bxc4 Bxc4 16. Nxc4 Qd5 17. Ne3 Qe4 18. Bxf6 Qxc2 19. Nxc2 Nxf6 20. c4 Rac8 21. Ne3 Rfd8 22. Rfd1 Ne4 23. Rac1 f5 24. f3 Nf6 25. g3 Rd7 26. a5 g5 27. axb6 axb6 28. Rb1 f4 29. gxf4 gxf4 30. Ng2 Rxc4 31. Rxb6 Rcxd4 32. Rxd4 Rxd4 33. Rxe6 Kf7 34. Re5 Kg6 35. Nh4+ Kf7 36. Ng2 Kg6 37. Nh4+ Kf7 38. Ng2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2742) – Adams,Mi (2753) [E17]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (6), 2013-10-12
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. d4 Bb7 4. c4 e6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 Na6 8. Nc3 Ne4 9. Qc2 f5 10. Ne5 d6 11. Nd3 d5 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Be3 Nb4 14. Qb3 Nxd3 15. exd3 Nf6 16. Bf4 Qd7 17. Rac1 Bd8 18. Re5 c6 19. Rce1 Nh5 20. Bd2 g6 21. Bh6 Bf6 22. Bxf8 Bxe5 23. Rxe5 Kxf8 24. a4 Re8 25. a5 Qc7 26. axb6 axb6 27. Qb4+ Kf7 28. Na4 b5 29. Nc5 Nf6 30. Qe1 Bc8 31. h4 Re7 32. Bf3 f4 33. Qe2 h5 34. gxf4 Bg4 35. Bxg4 Nxg4 36. Ne6 Qd6 37. f5 Kg8 38. f3 Nxe5 39. dxe5 Qb4 40. f4 gxf5 41. Qg2+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Bilbao Final Masters 2013 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 12, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 3.5
2 Adams, Michael ENG 2753 2.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2759 2
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2742 2

Aronian, Levon (2795) – Adams, Michael (2753) [D37]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3.1), 2013-10-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 c6 8. Bd3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 Ba6 11. Bxa6 Rxa6 12. b5 cxb5 13. c6 Qc8 14. c7 b4 15. Nb5 a4 16. Rc1 Ne4 17. Ng5 Ndf6 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. f3 Ra5 20. Qe2 Qd7 21. fxe4 Rc8 22. exd5 exd5 23. axb4 Rxb5 24. O-O Rxb4 25. Qa6 h6 26. Rc6 Bg5 27. Bxg5 hxg5 28. Rfc1 Rc4 29. R1xc4 dxc4 30. Qxb6 a3 31. Rxc4 a2 32. Qa5 Qe6 33. Qxa2 Rxc7 34. Qa8+ Kh7 35. Rxc7 Qxe3+ 36. Kf1 Qf4+ 37. Qf3 Qxc7 38. Qh5+ Kg8 39. Qxg5 Qc4+ 40. Kf2 Qxd4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) [D47]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (3.2), 2013-10-09
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 e6 5. d4 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. h3 exd4 13. Nxd4 g6 14. Rd1 Qc7 15. Bh6 Rfe8 16. Rac1 a6 17. Nf3 Rad8 18. Bg5 Qb8 19. a4 Kg7 20. Ne2 h6 21. Bh4 c5 22. axb5 axb5 23. Bxb5 Bxe4 24. Qc3 Re6 25. Bc4 Bxf3 26. gxf3 Re7 27. f4 Rde8 28. Rc2 Re4 29. Rcd2 Qb4 30. Qxb4 cxb4 31. Bb5 g5 32. fxg5 hxg5 33. Bg3 Bc5 34. Kf1 R8e7 35. Bxd7 Nxd7 36. Rxd7 Rxe2 37. Rxe7 Rxe7 38. Rd5 Ba7 39. Rxg5+ Kh7 40. Rb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [A29]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4.1), 2013-10-10
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 h6 8. b4 d6 9. Rb1 a6 10. a4 Ne7 11. Ba3 c6 12. c5 Re8 13. e4 Bg4 14. Qb3 Nd7 15. Nd2 Nc8 16. Qc2 Bf8 17. cxd6 Nxd6 18. Nb3 b5 19. h3 Be6 20. Rfd1 bxa4 21. Nxa4 Nb5 22. Bb2 Bxb3 23. Qxb3 c5 24. Rbc1 Rb8 25. Qa2 cxb4 26. Rc6 Kg7 27. d4 b3 28. Qb1 exd4 29. Bxd4+ Nxd4 30. Rxd4 Qa5 31. Rxd7 Qxa4 32. e5 Re7 33. Rdd6 Qa2 34. Rxg6+ fxg6 35. Qxg6+ Kh8 36. Bd5 Rg7 37. Qxh6+ Rh7 38. Qe6 Qb1+ 39. Kg2 Rg7 40. Rc8 Rxc8 41. Qxc8 Rg8 42. Qb7 Qh7 43. Qxb3 Rg5 44. Qe3 Qe7 45. f4 Rg7 46. f5 Qg5 47. Qxg5 Rxg5 48. g4 Bg7 49. e6 Bf6 50. Kg3 a5 51. h4 Rg8 52. g5 Kg7 53. Kf4 Rh8 54. Kg4 Rb8 55. gxf6+ Kxf6 56. e7 a4  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) – Adams, Michael (2753) [D35]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (4.2), 2013-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 c5 5. e3 cxd4 6. exd4 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. a3 b6 9. Bd3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Ba6 11. Bxa6 Nxa6 12. Rc1 Nc7 13. O-O Ncd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bg3 Qd7 16. Ne5 Qb7 17. h4 Rac8 18. Qf3 Bf6 19. Nc4 Qd7 20. Be5 h6 21. Qg3 Rfd8 22. Nd6 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Kf8 24. Qd3 Kg8 25. Qg3 Kf8 26. Qd3 Kg8 27. Qg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2753) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [C84]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5.1), 2013-10-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Nbd2 d4 11. h3 Nd7 12. Nb3 a5 13. a4 bxa4 14. Nbd2 Nc5 15. Nc4 f6 16. Bxa4 Nxa4 17. Rxa4 dxc3 18. bxc3 Ba6 19. Qb3 Kh8 20. Rd1 Qb8 21. Qc2 Bb5 22. Ra2 Bxc4 23. dxc4 Nd8 24. Be3 Ra6 25. Qa4 Ne6 26. Qb5 Qa8 27. c5 Rb8 28. Qc4 Qc6 29. Ne1 Nxc5 30. Rd5 Nb3 31. Qd3 Raa8 32. Nc2 Bf8 33. Na3 Qa4 34. Qc4 Qxc4 35. Nxc4 a4 36. Kf1 a3 37. Rd7 Kg8 38. Ke2 Rb7 39. Kd3 Ra4 40. f3 Bc5 41. Bd2 Kf8 42. g4 Ba7 43. Nd6 cxd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) [D90]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (5.2), 2013-10-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. h4 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. d5 b5 8. h5 Nxh5 9. Nxb5 O-O 10. Nc3 Bg4 11. Bxc4 Nd7 12. Be2 Rb8 13. Kf1 Qc7 14. Ng5 Bxe2+ 15. Qxe2 Bxc3 16. bxc3 Qe5 17. Bd2 f5 18. Ne6 Rf6 19. Bg5 fxe4 20. Bxf6 Ndxf6 21. Rd1 e3 22. Rxh5 Nxh5 23. Qxe3 Qxe3 24. fxe3 Ng3+ 25. Kf2 Ne4+ 26. Kf3 Nxc3 27. Rd3 Nxa2 28. Ra3 Nb4 29. Rxa7 Nxd5 30. Rd7 Nb6 31. Rxe7 c4 32. Rg7+ Kh8 33. Rc7 Rc8 34. Ke4 Rxc7 35. Nxc7 h5 36. Kd4 Kg7 37. e4 h4 38. e5 g5 39. Ne8+ Kf7 40. Nd6+ Ke6 41. Ke4 g4 42. Nf5 h3 43. gxh3 gxh3 44. Nd4+ Kd7 45. Kf3 Nd5 46. e6+ Ke8 47. Ne2 Ke7 48. Kg3 Kxe6 49. Kxh3 Ke5 50. Kg3 Ke4 51. Kf2 Kd3 52. Ke1 Kc2 53. Nd4+ Kb2 54. Ne2 Kc2 55. Nd4+ Kc3 56. Ne2+ Kd3 57. Nc1+ Kc2 58. Ne2 Kb3 59. Kf2 c3 60. Nxc3 Kxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Bilbao Final Masters 2013 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on October 9, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Adams, Michael ENG 2753 1.5
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2759 1
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2795 1
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2742 0.5

Aronian, Levon (2795) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) [D85]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1.1), 2013-10-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 Nc6 10. d5 Ne5 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. Qd2 e6 13. f4 Bc7 14. O-O exd5 15. exd5 Ba5 16. d6 Rb8 17. Rb5 b6 18. Ba3 Ba6 19. f5 Bxb5 20. Bxb5 Qf6 21. fxg6 Bxc3 22. gxh7+ Kh8 23. Rxf6 Bxd2 24. Bb2 Be3+ 25. Kf1 Kxh7 26. d7 Rbd8 27. Rf5 Bd4 28. Bxd4 cxd4 29. Re5 Kg7 30. Ke2 f5 31. Re8 d3+ 32. Kd2 a6 33. Bc6 b5 34. h4 Kf6 35. a3 Rh8 36. h5 Kg5 37. Re6 Rh7 38. Rd6 Rxh5 39. Kxd3 Rh4 40. Re6 Rh7 41. Rd6 Rh4 42. Re6 Rh7 43. Rd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2753) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) [B40]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (1.2), 2013-10-07
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Qe2 b6 6. d4 Bb7 7. d5 exd5 8. exd5+ Qe7 9. c4 b5 10. Nc3 Qxe2+ 11. Kxe2 bxc4 12. Re1 Be7 13. Kf1 Kf8 14. Bf4 Nbd7 15. Nh4 g6 16. Nb5 Ne5 17. Bxe5 dxe5 18. d6 Bxg2+ 19. Nxg2 Bd8 20. Ne3 Nd7 21. Nxc4 f6 22. f4 exf4 23. gxf4 Kf7 24. Re3 Re8 25. Rae1 Rxe3 26. Rxe3 Nb6 27. Nxb6 axb6 28. a3 f5 29. Nc7 Bxc7 30. dxc7 Rc8 31. Rb3 Rxc7 32. Rxb6 c4 33. Kf2 c3 34. bxc3 Rxc3 35. Ra6 Kg7 36. a4 Rc7 37. a5 Kh6 38. Re6 Kh5 39. Kf3 Rc4 40. Re7 h6 41. a6 Ra4 42. a7 Ra3+ 43. Kf2 Kg4 44. Rg7 g5 45. fxg5 hxg5 46. Rb7 Ra2+ 47. Kg1 f4 48. Kf1 Ra1+ 49. Kf2 Ra2+ 50. Kf1 Ra1+ 51. Kf2 Ra2+ 52. Kf1 Ra1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2759) – Aronian, Levon (2795) [E32]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2.1), 2013-10-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. e4 d5 6. e5 Ne4 7. Bd3 c5 8. Nf3 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nd7 10. Bf4 Qh4 11. g3 Qh5 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 g5 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Bxe4 dxe4 16. e6 gxf4 17. exd7 Bxd7 18. Qxe4 fxg3 19. fxg3 b6 20. Nf5 Rae8 21. Qd5 Bxf5 22. Rxf5 Qe2 23. Raf1 Qe3+ 24. R1f2 Qe1+ 25. Rf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2753) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2742) [B40]
6th Final Masters Bilbao ESP (2.2), 2013-10-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Bg2 Bg4 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. h3 Bh5 10. Re1+ Be7 11. Nb3 O-O 12. Nbxd4 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 Rc8 14. Be3 Bc5 15. Qd2 Ne4 16. Qd3 Qb6 17. Bxc5 Rxc5 18. Nd4 Qxb2 19. Reb1 Qc3 20. Qxc3 Nxc3 21. Rxb7 Bg6 22. Bf1 Ra5 23. a4 Rxa4 24. Rxa4 Nxa4 25. Rxa7 Nc5 26. Bg2 Ne6 27. Nc6 Be4 28. c3 Kh8 29. Rd7 Nc5 30. Rc7 Ne6 31. Re7 h6 32. Nd4 Bxg2 33. Kxg2 Rc8 34. Rxf7 Nxd4 35. cxd4 Rc4 36. Rf4 g5 37. Rg4 Kg7 38. h4 Kf6 39. f4 gxh4 40. Rxh4 Kg6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Hou Yifan is the new World Champion

Posted by 365Chess.com on September 21, 2013 in Chess news

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2609 5.5
2 Ushenina, Anna UKR 2500 1.5

Hou Yifan (2609) – Ushenina,A (2500) [B90]
WCh Women 2013 Taizhou CHN (7), 2013-09-20
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Nbd7 7. Be2 e6 8. g4 h6 9. f4 g5 10. f5 Ne5 11. h3 b5 12. a3 Qe7 13. fxe6 fxe6 14. Nf3 Nfd7 15. Qd2 Nxf3+ 16. Bxf3 Ne5 17. Be2 Bg7 18. O-O-O Nf7 19. Bd4 Be5 20. Bxe5 dxe5 21. h4 gxh4 22. Qe1 Ra7 23. Rxh4 Rd7 24. Rh5 Rg8 25. Kb1 Qc5 26. Rh3 Qb6 27. Qh4 Rxd1+ 28. Nxd1 Bb7 29. Rc3 Qd8 30. Qf2 Qd4 31. Qf6 Qd6 32. Nf2 Kf8 33. Rf3 Rg7 34. Qxh6 Kg8 35. Qf6 Bc6 36. Rd3 Qc5 37. g5 Nxg5 38. Ng4 Nf7 39. Qxe6 Qg1+ 40. Rd1  1 – 0 (view game)

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