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Norway Chess 2014 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 6, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2791 2.5
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2792 2
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 2
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 1.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2815 1.5
6 Agdestein, Simen NOR 2628 1.5
7 Svidler, Peter RUS 2753 1
8 Giri, Anish NED 2752 1
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2771 1
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2772 1

Karjakin, Sergey (2771) – Agdestein, Simen (2628) [C11]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (3.1), 2014-06-05
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Qd2 Qxb2 10. Rb1 Qa3 11. Bb5 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 a6 13. Bxd7+ Bxd7 14. Rb3 Qe7 15. Rxb7 Qh4+ 16. Qf2 Be7 17. g3 Qh3 18. Kd2 Bd8 19. Rhb1 Bc6 20. Bc5 Bxb7 21. Rxb7 Rc8 22. Kc1 f6 23. Nxd5 exd5 24. Qe2 Rc7 25. Rxc7 Bxc7 26. e6 Bb6 27. Bxb6 O-O 28. e7 Re8 29. Bd8 Qc8 30. Kb2 g6 31. Qd3 Qc6 32. Qc3 Qb5+ 33. Qb3 Qc5 34. a3 Kf7 35. Qd3 Qc6 36. Kb3 h5 37. Kb4 h4 38. g4 h3 39. Ka5 Rh8 40. a4 Rh4 41. Qg3 g5 42. Qd3 gxf4 43. Qf5 f3 44. Qxf3 Qe6 45. g5 Qc6 46. g6+ Ke8 47. Qb3 Rg4 48. g7 f5 49. g8=Q+ Rxg8 50. Qxh3 Qe6 51. Bb6 Kxe7 52. Qh7+ Qf7 53. Qxf7+ Kxf7 54. Kxa6 f4 55. a5 f3 56. Kb7 Rg2 57. a6 Rxc2 58. a7 Ra2 59. h4 Kf6 60. h5 Kg5 61. a8=Q Rxa8 62. Kxa8 Kxh5 63. Kb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2792) – Aronian, Levon (2815) [A18]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (3.2), 2014-06-05
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. d4 e5 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Bg5 Qg6 10. d5 Nb8 11. h4 Nd7 12. Bd3 e4 13. h5 Qf5 14. Rh4 exd3 15. Rf4 Nc5 16. Rxf5 Bxf5 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Kf1 Bd6 19. Nb3 f6 20. Be3 b6 21. Nxc5 bxc5 22. Qxd3 O-O 23. Qd2 Be8 24. h6 g5 25. Qb2 Bd7 26. Qa3 Rfe8 27. Bxc5 Bh2 28. Re1 Bf5 29. Rxe8+ Rxe8 30. Be3 Kf7 31. Ke2 Be5 32. Kd2 Bg4 33. Qxa7 Kg6 34. a4 Kxh6 35. a5 c6 36. dxc6 Rc8 37. f3 Bf5 38. g4 Be6 39. Qe7 Bxc4 40. Bd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [E06]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (3.3), 2014-06-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Qc1 a5 12. Bd2 Nbd7 13. Rd1 Qe8 14. Bc3 Ne4 15. Nfd2 f5 16. Nxe4 fxe4 17. Be1 Qh5 18. Nc3 Nf6 19. h3 Rf7 20. e3 Raf8 21. Qc2 Qf5 22. Nb5 h5 23. Bxa5 Nh7 24. Nxd6 cxd6 25. Bb4 Qd5 26. Rf1 Ng5 27. b3 Rd8 28. Rac1 Nf3+ 29. Kh1 Qf5 30. Qe2 Kh7 31. Rc2 Bd5 32. Rc3 Kg6 33. Qc2 Kh7 34. Ba3 e5 35. dxe5 dxe5 36. b4 Be6 37. Bc1 Qg6 38. Rd1 Rxd1+ 39. Qxd1 Rd7 40. Qf1 Bf5 41. Rc2 Qe6 42. Qe2 g6 43. Rc4 Bxh3  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Caruana, Fabiano (2791) [D70]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (3.4), 2014-06-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Nb5 Qd7 11. Kb1 Rd8 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Qc1 Na5 15. Bh6 Bxh6 16. Qxh6 e6 17. Nh3 Qe7 18. Bd3 e5 19. Nf2 Nbc4 20. h4 Rd6 21. Bxc4 Nxc4 22. Qc1 b5 23. Nd3 Bd7 24. b3 Nb6 25. h5 g5 26. g3 c6 27. f4 cxd5 28. Nxe5 d4 29. Qa3 a5 30. Nxb5 Bxb5 31. Rxd4 Re6 32. Qxe7 Rxe7 33. Rc1 Nd7 34. Rc7 Nxe5 35. Rxe7 Nc6 36. Rd5 Bd3+ 37. Rxd3 Nxe7 38. fxg5 Rb8 39. Rd7 Kf8 40. Ra7 Rb5 41. Ra8+ Kg7 42. Re8 Re5 43. g4 Rxe4 44. Kc2 Re5 45. Kd3 f6 46. gxf6+ Kxf6 47. Rh8 Kg7 48. Re8 Kh6 49. a3 Kg5 50. Rh8 h6 51. Rh7 Re6 52. Rg7+ Kf6 53. Rh7 Ke5 54. Rg7 Kf4 55. b4 axb4 56. axb4 Nc6 57. b5 Ne5+ 58. Kd4 Nxg4 59. Kc5 Re5+ 60. Kc6 Rxh5 61. b6 Ne5+ 62. Kc7 Nc4 63. b7 Rc5+ 64. Kd8 Rb5 65. Kc7 Rc5+ 66. Kd8 Rb5 67. Kc7 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2753) – Topalov, Veselin (2772) [B90]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (3.5), 2014-06-05
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. a4 Nc6 8. f4 d5 9. e5 Nd7 10. Qg4 g6 11. O-O-O Bc5 12. Qg3 Qb6 13. Qf2 Nxd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4 15. Rxd4 Nb8 16. h4 Bd7 17. Rd2 Qa5 18. h5 Rf8 19. hxg6 hxg6 20. Rh3 Nc6 21. b3 O-O-O 22. Ne2 f6 23. exf6 Rxf6 24. Rf3 Rdf8 25. Nd4 Qc7 26. Nxc6 Bxc6 27. Rd4 e5 28. fxe5 Qxe5 29. Be2 g5 30. Qe3 Qxe3+ 31. Rxe3 Rf4 32. Rxf4 Rxf4 33. Rg3 d4 34. Bf3 Bxf3 35. gxf3 Kd7 36. Kd2 Kd6 37. Kd3 a5 38. Kc4 Kc6 39. Rxg5 Rxf3 40. Rc5+ Kb6 41. Rb5+ Kc6 42. Rc5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 5, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2791 2
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2815 1.5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 1
4 Agdestein, Simen NOR 2628 1
5 Giri, Anish NED 2752 1
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 1
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2792 1
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2753 0.5
9 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2772 0.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2771 0.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2791) – Svidler, Peter (2753) [B48]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (2.1), 2014-06-04
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. O-O-O Be7 9. f3 b5 10. Kb1 Ne5 11. g4 b4 12. Na4 h6 13. Rg1 d5 14. Bf4 dxe4 15. g5 hxg5 16. Rxg5 Nfd7 17. Rxg7 exf3 18. Nxe6 fxe6 19. Bd3 Bf6 20. Bg6+ Nxg6 21. Bxc7 Bxg7 22. Qd3 Nge5 23. Bxe5 Bxe5 24. Qe4 Ra7 25. Nc5 Ke7 26. Rf1 Rf8 27. Nxd7 Rxd7 28. Qxe5 Rd5 29. Qe3 Rdf5 30. Qf2 a5 31. b3 Bd7 32. Rg1 Bc6 33. Kb2 R8f7 34. Rg8 Rf8 35. Rg4 R8f7 36. a3 bxa3+ 37. Kxa3 Kd6 38. Rc4 Bd5 39. Rc8  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E00]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (2.2), 2014-06-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. Bg2 c6 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8. O-O O-O 9. Rc1 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Na3 Ne4 12. Qe3 Ba6 13. Ne5 Nd6 14. Nc2 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nc4 16. Qd4 Qe7 17. b3 Na5 18. e4 dxe4 19. Bxe4 Rac8 20. Ne3 Bb7 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Rd1 Bxe4 23. Qxe4 h6 24. b4 Nc6 25. a3 b5 26. Kg2 a5 27. Rc1 Qd7 28. bxa5 Nxa5 29. Rxc8+ Qxc8 30. a4 bxa4 31. Qxa4 Qb7+ 32. Kh3 Nb3 33. Nc4 Nd4 34. Nd6 Qd5 35. f4 Ne2 36. Ne4 Qd3 37. Kg2 Nd4 38. Qa8+ Kh7 39. Nf2 Qd2 40. Qe4+ g6 41. Qd3 Qb2 42. Kf1 Kg7 43. Ng4 h5 44. Ne3 Nf3 45. Nf5+ exf5 46. Qxf3 Qxh2 47. e6 fxe6 48. Qc3+ Kh7 49. Qc7+ Kh6 50. Qe7 Qb2 51. Qg5+ Kh7 52. Qe7+ Qg7 53. Qxe6 Kh6 54. Qe8 Qa1+ 55. Kg2 Qb2+ 56. Kh3 Qf6 57. Qc8 h4 58. g4 fxg4+ 59. Qxg4 g5 60. fxg5+ Qxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2815) – Karjakin, Sergey (2771) [E15]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (2.3), 2014-06-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 c6 8. e4 d5 9. Qc2 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Bb7 11. Bc3 Nbd7 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. Bd3 c5 14. Be4 Bxe4 15. Qxe4 O-O 16. O-O Qc7 17. Rad1 a6 18. Rfe1 Rfd8 19. Qe3 cxd4 20. Bxd4 h6 21. Bxf6 Nxf6 22. Ne5 b5 23. Rc1 bxc4 24. Rxc4 Qd6 25. Qf3 Qd5 26. Kg2 a5 27. Ra4 Ra6 28. Re3 Rf8 29. Rc4 a4 30. b4 a3 31. Qxd5 Nxd5 32. Rb3 Rfa8 33. b5 Rb6 34. Nd7 Rb7 35. Nc5 Rb6 36. Na6 Kf8 37. Nc7 Ra5 38. Nxd5 exd5 39. Rc5 Ke7 40. Rxd5 Ke6 41. Rc5 Rb7 42. Re3+ Kf6 43. Rc6+ Kf5 44. b6 f6 45. Rc7 Rxc7 46. bxc7 Rc5 47. Re7 g5 48. Kf3 Rc3+ 49. Ke2 Kg4 50. Kd2 Rc6 51. Kd3 Kh3 52. Kd4 Kxh2 53. Kd5 Rc2 54. Kd6 Kg2 55. Rf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2772) – Grischuk, Alexander (2792) [B90]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (2.4), 2014-06-04
1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. h3 e5 9. Nb3 Be6 10. Be3 Be7 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Nc6 13. Qe2 Nd7 14. O-O-O Nce5 15. Nd5 Bxd5 16. Rxd5 O-O 17. Kb1 Qc7 18. Rd1 Nb6 19. h4 Nec4 20. Rh3 Bf6 21. c3 Rfe8 22. Nd4 Qc5 23. Nf5 d5 24. e5 Bxe5 25. Qg4 g6 26. h5 Qf2 27. Nh6+ Kg7 28. Bc1 f5 29. Qf3 Qxf3 30. Rxf3 Rad8 31. g4 d4 32. hxg6 hxg6 33. Rfd3 Nd5 34. cxd4 Bf4 35. Bxf4 Nxf4 36. Rf3 Re1  0 – 1 (view game)

Agdestein, Simen (2628) – Giri, Anish (2752) [D38]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (2.5), 2014-06-04
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qa4 c5 8. dxc5 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 O-O 10. Qb4 h6 11. Bh4 Re8 12. e3 Re4 13. Qa3 Qe7 14. Be2 Nxc5 15. O-O b6 16. Rfd1 g5 17. Bg3 Bg4 18. Rd4 Re8 19. h3 Bf5 20. Nd2 Rxd4 21. cxd4 Nce4 22. Qxe7 Rxe7 23. Nxe4 Nxe4 24. Bh2 Nc3 25. Bf1 Re6 26. a4 a5 27. Bb8 Rc6 28. Ba7 Bc2 29. Bb5 Re6 30. Rc1 Bxa4 31. Rxc3 Bxb5 32. Rb3 Bc4 33. Rxb6 Rxb6 34. Bxb6 a4 35. Bc5 f5 36. f4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Norway Chess 2014 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 3, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2791 1
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 0.5
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2815 0.5
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2783 0.5
5 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2772 0.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2771 0.5
7 Svidler, Peter RUS 2753 0.5
8 Giri, Anish NED 2752 0.5
9 Agdestein, Simen NOR 2628 0.5
10 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2792 0

Aronian, Levon (2815) – Agdestein, Simen (2628) [E15]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (1.1), 2014-06-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb7 6. Bg2 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 a5 8. Nc3 O-O 9. O-O d6 10. Qc2 Nbd7 11. Rfe1 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Be4 13. Qb2 c6 14. Rac1 h6 15. Bf1 b5 16. Bd2 bxc4 17. bxc4 Re8 18. Red1 Qc7 19. Qa3 c5 20. dxc5 dxc5 21. Ne1 Bb7 22. f3 e5 23. e4 Nf8 24. Ng2 Ne6 25. Ne3 Nd4 26. Nd5 Qd6 27. Kg2 Nd7 28. Rb1 Reb8 29. Kf2 Bc6 30. Bc3 Rb4 31. Bxb4 axb4 32. Qb2 Bxd5 33. cxd5 Nb6 34. Rbc1 Na4 35. Qd2 Nc3 36. Rxc3 bxc3 37. Qxc3 Rxa2+ 38. Rd2 Rxd2+ 39. Qxd2 Qb6 40. Bc4 g5 41. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2792) – Caruana, Fabiano (2791) [A62]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (1.2), 2014-06-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 c5 5. d5 O-O 6. Nc3 e6 7. Nf3 exd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. O-O Re8 10. a4 Ne4 11. Nxe4 Rxe4 12. Nd2 Rb4 13. Ra2 a5 14. b3 b5 15. axb5 Nd7 16. Ne4 Qe7 17. Qc2 Rxb5 18. Bg5 Nf6 19. Qd3 Rb7 20. Qe3 h6 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Qf4 Be5 23. Qxh6 Rxb3 24. Nxc5 Rb5 25. Nd3 Bg7 26. Qd2 a4 27. Qc2 a3 28. Rxa3 Rxa3 29. Qxc8+ Kh7 30. Bf3 Rc3 31. Qg4 Rbb3 32. h4 f5 33. Qa4 Ra3 34. Qd1 Bh6 35. Kg2 Qf6 36. Rh1 Qd4 37. Qb1 Rab3 38. Qa2 Rxd3 39. exd3 Rb2  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Giri, Anish (2752) [A34]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (1.3), 2014-06-03
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Qc7 7. d4 g6 8. Bb5+ Bd7 9. a4 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. Ba3 b6 12. dxc5 bxc5 13. Qd5 Bxb5 14. axb5 Nd7 15. Rfd1 Rfd8 16. Ng5 e6 17. Qc6 Qxc6 18. bxc6 Ne5 19. c7 Rdc8 20. f4 h6 21. Ne4 Nc4 22. Rd7 Nb6 23. Rad1 Nxd7 24. Rxd7 Bf8 25. c4 a5 26. Nc3 a4 27. Nb5 Re8 28. e4 Rac8 29. Na7 Ra8 30. Nb5 Rac8 31. Na7 Ra8 32. Nb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2753) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2783) [A29]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (1.4), 2014-06-03
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 Be6 10. Rb1 f6 11. d3 a5 12. b5 Nd4 13. Nd2 Qc8 14. e3 Nf5 15. Qc2 Rd8 16. Bb2 a4 17. Rfc1 Nd6 18. Nde4 Nf7 19. Ne2 Bf8 20. h4 Rb8 21. N2c3 Bb3 22. Qe2 Qd7 23. Nd2 Be6 24. Nc4 Qxd3 25. Qxd3 Rxd3 26. Nxb6 cxb6 27. Nxa4 Rb3 28. Bf1 Nd6 29. Rc3 Rxc3 30. Bxc3 Nc4 31. Bb4 Nxa3 32. Bxa3 Bxa3 33. Nxb6 Kf7 34. Rd1 Ke7 35. Nd5+ Bxd5 36. Rxd5 Rd8 37. Rxd8 Kxd8 38. Bd3 h6 39. h5 Ke7 40. Kg2 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2771) – Topalov, Veselin (2772) [E10]
2nd Norway Chess 2014 Stavanger NOR (1.5), 2014-06-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 a6 5. b3 c5 6. Bb2 cxd4 7. exd4 g6 8. Bd3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Nbd2 Nc6 11. Ne5 Bd7 12. Ndf3 dxc4 13. bxc4 Qc7 14. a4 Rfd8 15. Qb3 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bc6 17. Rfd1 Nd7 18. f4 Nxe5 19. fxe5 Rd7 20. Be2 Qd8 21. a5 Rc8 22. d5 exd5 23. Bg4 d4 24. Bxd7 Qxd7 25. Rxd4 Qe7 26. Re1 Re8 27. Rf4 Qc5+ 28. Bd4 Qxa5 29. Qc3 Qxc3 30. Bxc3 Bh6 31. Rf2 b5 32. Rf6 Bd7 33. Rxa6 bxc4 34. Rea1 Be6 35. Kf2 Bf8 36. Ra8 Bc5+ 37. Ke2 Rxa8 38. Rxa8+ Kg7 39. Ra5 Bb6 40. Ra6 Bg1 41. h3 g5 42. g4 Bh2 43. Ra8 h6 44. Rd8 Kg6 45. Kf3 Bf4 46. h4 h5 47. hxg5 Bc1 48. gxh5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014

Posted by 365Chess.com on May 1, 2014 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 6.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 5.5
3 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 3

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [C67]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (10.1), 2014-04-30
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. Nc3 h6 11. Rd1 Kc8 12. b3 b6 13. Ne2 c5 14. Bb2 Bc6 15. Ne1 h5 16. c4 Kb7 17. Nf4 h4 18. Nd5 Re8 19. Nc2 Be7 20. Rd3 Bg5 21. Ne1 a5 22. Nf3 Bd8 23. a4 Kc8 24. Rad1 Rh6 25. Nh2 Rh5 26. Ng4 Rhh8 27. f4 Rh5 28. Kh2 Rhh8 29. Bc3 Rh5 30. Bb2 Rhh8 31. Bc1 Rh5 32. Be3 Rhh8 33. Kg1 Rh5 34. Bf2 Rhh8 35. Nh2 Rh5 36. Nf3 Rhh8 37. Nd2 Rhg8 38. Nf3 Rh8 39. Kh2 Rh5 40. Re1 Rh6 41. Rdd1 Rg6 42. Be3 Rh6 43. Rd3 Rhh8 44. Bc1 Rh6 45. Bb2 Rh5 46. Bc1 Rh6 47. Nd2 Rhh8 48. Ne4 Rh6 49. Bb2 Bd7 50. Red1 Be6 51. Bc3 Rh5 52. Bb2 Rh6 53. Rf3 Rh5 54. Bc3 Kb7 55. Kg1 Kc8 56. Kf2 Kb7 57. Kg1 Kc8 58. Rfd3 Rh6 59. Bd2 Rhh8 60. Re1 Nd4 61. Bc3 Nf5 62. Kh2 Rh5 63. Red1 Rhh8 64. Be1 Kb7 65. Bf2 Kc8 66. Ndc3 Be7 67. Nd2 Kb8 68. Nf3 Ref8 69. Ne4 Bc8 70. Nc3 Be6 71. Be1 Bc8 72. Bf2 Be6 73. R3d2 Bc8 74. Re1 Rh5 75. Nd5 Bd8 76. Red1 Rhh8 77. Rd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [A49]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (10.2), 2014-04-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 c5 5. c3 d5 6. dxc5 O-O 7. O-O a5 8. Be3 Nc6 9. Na3 a4 10. Qc1 e5 11. Rd1 Qe7 12. Nb5 Be6 13. Ng5 Bg4 14. Nd6 h6 15. Nf3 Kh7 16. h3 Be6 17. b4 axb3 18. axb3 Rxa1 19. Qxa1 Ne4 20. Nd2 f5 21. N2xe4 dxe4 22. Qb1 f4 23. Bd2 e3 24. Be1 Bf5 25. Qc1 h5 26. fxe3 fxg3 27. Bxg3 Qg5 28. e4 Qxg3 29. Rd3 Qh4 30. exf5 gxf5 31. e4 fxe4 32. Bxe4+ Kh8 33. Qe3 Rf4 34. Bg2 Qe7 35. Qe2 Qh4 36. b4 e4 37. Nxe4 Ne5 38. Rd5 Kg8 39. b5 Rf5 40. c6 bxc6 41. bxc6 Qe7 42. Nd6 Rg5 43. Nb5 Qe6 44. Rd8+ Kh7 45. Qe4+ Rg6 46. c7 Qa6 47. c8=Q Qa1+ 48. Kf2 Qb2+ 49. Ke1  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [A15]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (10.3), 2014-04-30
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 Bg7 8. Nc3 d6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Be3 Rc8 11. Rac1 O-O 12. Qh4 a6 13. b3 Re8 14. Bh3 Ba8 15. g4 b5 16. cxb5 Qa5 17. Bd2 Bxf3 18. g5 Nd5 19. Bxd7 Rxc3 20. Bxc3 Nxc3 21. Rxc3 Qxc3 22. Bxe8 Bxe2 23. Qf4 Bxd1 24. Qxf7+ Kh8 25. Bc6 Bxb3 26. axb3 Qc1+ 27. Kg2 Qxg5+ 28. Kh1 Qc1+ 29. Kg2 Qg5+ 30. Kf1 Qc1+ 31. Ke2 Qc2+ 32. Kf3 Qd1+ 33. Kg2 Qg4+ 34. Kh1 Qd1+ 35. Kg2 Qg4+ 36. Kh1 Qd1+ 37. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 30, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 5.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 4.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 4.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 4.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [D11]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (9.1), 2014-04-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Nc3 e6 6. h3 Bh5 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nh4 g5 9. Nf3 h6 10. Ne5 Nfd7 11. Nd3 Bg6 12. h4 Rg8 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. Bd2 dxc4 15. Qxc4 Qa6 16. Nc1 Qxc4 17. Bxc4 Nb6 18. Be2 N8d7 19. e4 Be7 20. Nb3 f5 21. f3 a5 22. a4 e5 23. exf5 Bf7 24. Bd1 Nc4 25. Ne4 g4 26. Bc3 gxf3 27. gxf3 O-O-O 28. Kf2 exd4 29. Nxd4 Nc5 30. Be2 Nxe4+ 31. fxe4 Nd2 32. Bxd2 Rxd4 33. Ke3 Bc5 34. Bc3 Rg3+ 35. Kf2 Rxc3 36. bxc3 Rxe4+ 37. Ke1 Bc4 38. Rh2 Re5 39. f6 Bxe2 40. Rxe2 Rf5 41. Re8+ Kc7 42. Ra8 Bf2+ 43. Ke2 Bh4 44. f7 Rxf7 45. Rxa5 Rf2+ 46. Ke3 Rc2 47. Ra3 Be7 48. Rb3 Ra2 49. Re5 Bd6 50. Rf5 Kb8 51. Rf7 Bc7 52. Rb4 Rh2 53. Kd3 Rg2 54. Re4 Rg3+ 55. Kc2 Ba5 56. Ree7  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [C92]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (9.2), 2014-04-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a3 h6 13. Bc2 Nb8 14. b3 Nbd7 15. Bb2 Rb8 16. a4 c5 17. d5 Bc8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Bd3 Nh5 20. Bf1 Ndf6 21. Ra7 Nf4 22. Qa1 Ng6 23. Qa5 Qxa5 24. Rxa5 Bd7 25. Rea1 Rb7 26. Ne1 Reb8 27. Nc2 Ne8 28. Ra8 Rxa8 29. Rxa8 Nc7 30. Ra5 Be7 31. c4 Bg5 32. Ne3 Bxe3 33. fxe3 b4 34. Bd3 Kf8 35. Kh2 Ke7 36. Nf3 Rb8 37. Ra7 Kd8 38. Bc1 Ra8 39. Rxa8+ Nxa8 40. Bd2 Nc7 41. Be1 Ne8 42. Nd2 Nf6 43. Bc2 Nf8 44. Bd3 Ke7 45. Bc2 N8h7 46. Nf1 Kf8 47. Bf2 g6 48. Be1 Kg7 49. Bf2 h5 50. Be1 Ng8 51. Bf2 Nh6 52. Nd2 g5 53. g3 Nf6 54. Kg2 Nhg8 55. Bd3 Ne7 56. Be2 Ng6 57. Bd1 Kh6 58. Be2 Ne7 59. Bd1 Kg6 60. Be2 Neg8 61. Bd1 Nh6 62. Be2 Nhg8 63. Bd1 Ne7 64. Be2 Nc8 65. Bd1 Nb6 66. Be1 Ng8 67. Bf2 Nh6 68. Be1 f6 69. Bf2 Nf7 70. g4 hxg4 71. hxg4 Nd8 72. Nf1 Nb7 73. Ng3 Na5 74. Nf5 Nb7 75. Kf1 Kf7 76. Ke2 Bc8 77. Kd3 Ke8 78. Ng3 Na5 79. Nf1 Kd8 80. Nd2 Kc7 81. Kc2 Bd7 82. Be2 Nc8 83. Nf1 Ne7 84. Ng3 Ng8 85. Nf5 Bxf5 86. exf5 e4 87. Bg3 Nh6 88. Bd1 Kd7 89. Be2 Ke7 90. Bd1 Nb7 91. Kd2 Nd8 92. Ke1 Ndf7 93. Kf2 Ne5 94. Bxe5 fxe5 95. Be2 Ng8 96. Ke1 Nf6 97. Kd2 Kf8 98. Ke1 Ke7 99. Kd2 Kf8 100. Ke1 Ke7 101. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [E90]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (9.3), 2014-04-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6 9. Nd2 Qe8 10. Be2 Nd7 11. a3 f6 12. Bh4 Nb6 13. b3 Bh6 14. f3 Be3 15. Bf2 Bxf2+ 16. Kxf2 f5 17. Rb1 Qd8 18. h4 Nd7 19. h5 Nf6 20. hxg6 hxg6 21. Bd3 c6 22. Qe1 cxd5 23. Nxd5 Nxd5 24. cxd5 Nc5 25. Bc2 Qg5 26. Kg1 Kg7 27. Nc4 fxe4 28. Bxe4 Ra6 29. Qe3 Qxe3+ 30. Nxe3 b5 31. Bc2 Ra7 32. Kf2 b4 33. Ra1 Rf4 34. axb4 Rxb4 35. Ra3 Bd7 36. Rha1 a4 37. bxa4 Bxa4 38. Kg3 Ra6 39. Bxa4 Rbxa4 40. Rxa4 Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 29, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 4.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 4
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 4
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 4
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [E92]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (8.1), 2014-04-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. Be3 Ng4 8. Bg5 f6 9. Bh4 Nc6 10. d5 Ne7 11. Nd2 f5 12. Bxg4 fxg4 13. Bg5 h6 14. Be3 c5 15. dxc6 bxc6 16. b4 d5 17. exd5 cxd5 18. Bc5 e4 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Nxd5 Qf7 21. O-O Bxa1 22. Qxa1 Bf5 23. Ne3 Rad8 24. Nb3 Be6 25. Qc1 h5 26. Nc5 Rd4 27. Qc3 Rxc4 28. Qb2 Rxc5 29. bxc5 Bxa2 30. g3 Be6 31. Ra1 Kh7 32. Ra4 Qg7 33. Qd2 Rf7 34. c6 Qe5 35. Ra5 Qc7 36. Qc3 Qd6 37. Rb5 Bc8 38. Qc2 a6 39. Rd5 Qf6 40. c7 Rf8 41. Qd2 Qf7 42. Rd8 Kg8 43. Qd5 Kg7 44. Qd4+ Kh6 45. Nc4 Be6 46. Qc5 Rg8 47. c8=Q Bxc8 48. Rxc8 Rxc8 49. Qxc8 Qd5 50. Ne3 Qd3 51. Qh8+ Kg5 52. Qf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [E15]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (8.2), 2014-04-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Nbd2 Bb7 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. b3 c5 9. Bb2 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 Nc6 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. e4 Qd3 14. e5 Ne4 15. Nf3 Rfd8 16. Re1 Nc5 17. Nd4 Rac8 18. Re3 Qxd1 19. Rxd1 Nxb3 20. axb3 c5 21. Red3 cxd4 22. Rxd4 Kf8 23. Kf3 Ke8 24. Ke4 Bc5 25. Rxd8+ Rxd8 26. Rxd8+ Kxd8 27. f3 Kc7 28. Bc3 Kc6 29. Kd3 b5 30. b4 Bg1 31. h3 Bf2 32. g4 Bg3 33. Kd4 a6 34. Kd3 Bf2 35. Bd2 Bg3 36. Bc3 Bf2 37. Bd2 Bg3 38. Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [D11]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (8.3), 2014-04-28
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. c5 Qc7 11. e4 Be7 12. Bf4 Qc8 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. O-O-O Nc6 16. Kb1 g5 17. Be3 f5 18. g4 f4 19. Bf2 Kf7 20. Re1 b6 21. Qa4 bxc5 22. Ba6 Qc7 23. Bb5 Rab8 24. Rxe6 Kxe6 25. Bxc6 Rhd8 26. dxc5 Bf6 27. Bd4 Kf7 28. Rd1 Kf8 29. a3 Bxd4 30. Rxd4 Qe5 31. Rd2 Qe1+ 32. Rd1 Qe2 33. b4 Qxf3 34. Kb2 Qxg4 35. Qc2 Qe6 36. Ba4 Kg8 37. Bb3 Kh8 38. c6 Rd6 39. Rc1 f3 40. Qc5 Qf6+ 41. Ka2 f2 42. c7 Rc8 43. Rf1 d4 44. h4 Qf3 45. Bc4 Rc6 46. Qxd4 R6xc7 47. Rxf2 Rxc4  0 – 1 (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 27, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 4.5
2 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 4
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 3.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 3.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 3
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2.5

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. Nf3 dxc4 6. Bg5 b5 7. a4 c6 8. g3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. O-O Qb6 11. e4 a6 12. Rfd1 h6 13. Be3 O-O 14. d5 c5 15. a5 Qd8 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Nh4 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qe8 19. f4 Rd8 20. h3 Rf7 21. Rd6 e5 22. f5 Nf8 23. Bxc5 Rxd6 24. Bxd6 Rd7 25. Bxf8 Qxf8 26. Rd1 Qc5+ 27. Kh2 Bxe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [C80]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Re1 O-O 16. b4 Qd7 17. h3 Bg6 18. Bg5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 a5 20. e6 fxe6 21. Nxe6 Rfe8 22. Nc5 Qd6 23. Bxd3 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 Re8 25. Qd1 axb4 26. cxb4 Bxd3 27. Qxd3 Qxd3 28. Nxd3 Rd8 29. Ra3 Rd4 30. Rb3 Ne7 31. Nc5 c6 32. Re3 Nd5 33. Re6 Nxb4 34. Re7 Rd6 35. Ne6 Nd5 36. Rxg7+ Kh8 37. Nc7 Rd8 38. Rf7 Kg8 39. Rg7+ Kh8 40. Rf7 Kg8 41. Rg7+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [A13]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (7), 2014-04-27
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5 8. Nc3 Qc7 9. O-O b6 10. d4 Bb7 11. Bf4 Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Rfd1 O-O 14. e4 Qe7 15. Qe2 b5 16. e5 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. dxc5 Nxc5 19. Rac1 Rac8 20. Qe3 Qb7 21. Rxc5 Rxc5 22. Qxc5 Bxf3 23. Bxf3 Qxf3 24. Rd6 Qe4 25. Rxa6 Qb1+ 26. Kg2 Qe4+ 27. Kg1 Qb1+ 28. Kg2 Qe4+ 29. Kg1 Qb1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 26, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 3.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 3.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 3
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 3
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 3
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [C53]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. Bb3 Re8 8. O-O a6 9. Re1 h6 10. Nf1 Ba7 11. Ng3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. d4 d5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Bf4 Qd3 18. Qa4 Qb5 19. Qxb5 axb5 20. h4 e3 21. Bxe3 Rxe5 22. Bxa7 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Rxa7 24. Re8+ Kh7 25. a3 c5 26. Re7 Kg6 27. g3 Kf6 28. Rc7 b4 29. cxb4 cxb4 30. axb4 Ra2 31. Rxb7 Rxb2 32. Kg2 g5 33. Rb6+ Kg7 34. h5 g4 35. Kf1 Kg8 36. b5 Kg7 37. Rb8 Kf6 38. b6 Kg5 39. Ke1 Kxh5 40. b7 f5 41. Kd1 Rb1+ 42. Ke2 Rb2+ 43. Kd3 Rb3+ 44. Kd4 Rb4+ 45. Kd5 Rb2 46. Ke6 Rb6+ 47. Kxf5 Rxb7 48. Rxb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. Nf3 dxc4 6. Bg5 b5 7. a4 c6 8. g3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. O-O Qb6 11. e4 a6 12. Rfd1 h6 13. Be3 O-O 14. d5 c5 15. a5 Qd8 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Nh4 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qe8 19. f4 Rd8 20. h3 Rf7 21. Rd6 e5 22. f5 Nf8 23. Bxc5 Rxd6 24. Bxd6 Rd7 25. Bxf8 Qxf8 26. Rd1 Qc5+ 27. Kh2 Bxe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [C80]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (6), 2014-04-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Re1 O-O 16. b4 Qd7 17. h3 Bg6 18. Bg5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 a5 20. e6 fxe6 21. Nxe6 Rfe8 22. Nc5 Qd6 23. Bxd3 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 Re8 25. Qd1 axb4 26. cxb4 Bxd3 27. Qxd3 Qxd3 28. Nxd3 Rd8 29. Ra3 Rd4 30. Rb3 Ne7 31. Nc5 c6 32. Re3 Nd5 33. Re6 Nxb4 34. Re7 Rd6 35. Ne6 Nd5 36. Rxg7+ Kh8 37. Nc7 Rd8 38. Rf7 Kg8 39. Rg7+ Kh8 40. Rf7 Kg8 41. Rg7+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 24, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 3
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 2.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 2.5
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 2.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 2

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [A15]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (5.1), 2014-04-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 d6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Be3 Rc8 11. Rac1 a6 12. b3 O-O 13. Qh4 Re8 14. Bh3 Ba8 15. g4 b5 16. cxb5 Qa5 17. Bd2 Bxf3 18. exf3 Ne5 19. Kg2 g5 20. Qxg5 axb5 21. Qe3 b4 22. Ne2 Nd5 23. Qe4 Rxc1 24. Bxc1 e6 25. f4 Nf6 26. Qb7 Nexg4 27. Qf3 h5 28. Rxd6 Qxa2 29. Ng3 Qxf2+ 30. Qxf2 Nxf2 31. Kxf2 h4 32. Kf3 hxg3 33. hxg3 Ra8 34. f5 Bf8 35. Rc6 Nd7 36. Rc7 Nc5 37. Be3 Ra5 38. fxe6 Nxe6 39. Rc8 Kg7 40. Bf1 Rf5+ 41. Kg2 Bc5 42. Bd3 Re5 43. Bxc5 Rxc5 44. Rb8 Rc3 45. Bc4 Nd4 46. Rxb4 Nf5 47. Rb7 Ne3+ 48. Kf2 Nxc4 49. bxc4 Rxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [E70]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (5.2), 2014-04-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nge2 O-O 6. Ng3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Be2 Na6 9. h4 h5 10. Bg5 Qe8 11. Qd2 Nc5 12. O-O-O Ng4 13. Bxg4 Bxg4 14. f3 Bd7 15. Be3 b6 16. Kb1 Kh7 17. Qc2 a4 18. Nge2 f5 19. exf5 gxf5 20. Rh3 Kh8 21. f4 Ne4 22. Nxe4 fxe4 23. Rg3 Bg4 24. Rxg4 hxg4 25. f5 Rxf5 26. Ng3 Rf8 27. Qxe4 Qd7 28. a3 b5 29. c5 dxc5 30. h5 c4 31. h6 Bf6 32. Bc5 Rf7 33. Rf1 Re8 34. Bb4 Bg5 35. Nf5 c6 36. Bd6 Bf4 37. Ng7 Qxd6 38. Nxe8 Qxd5 39. Qxd5 cxd5 40. g3 Kh7 41. gxf4 exf4 42. Nd6 Rf6 43. Nxb5 f3 44. Nd4 Kxh6 45. Kc2 Kg5 46. Kd2 f2 47. Ne2 Rf3 48. Kc2 Kh4 49. Rh1+ Rh3 50. Rf1 g3 51. Kd2 Kg4  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [D90]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (5.3), 2014-04-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg5 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rc1 Bg4 9. Qb3 Qc7 10. e3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 O-O 12. d5 a6 13. a4 b5 14. axb5 axb5 15. Bxb5 Nd7 16. c4 Ne5 17. Ke2 Ra7 18. f4 Ng4 19. Rc2 Nf6 20. Qd3 Rfa8 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Bc6 Rb8 23. h3 Rb6 24. Bb5 Qc8 25. Rd2 Kg7 26. Kf3 Ra1 27. Rdd1 Ra2 28. Kg2 Bh4 29. Rhf1 Rf6 30. Qb3 Ra7 31. Qc3 Kh6 32. Ra1 Rxa1 33. Qxa1 g5 34. fxg5+ Bxg5 35. Qe5 Bh4 36. Qe4 Rg6+ 37. Kh2 Bf6 38. Ba4 Qc7+ 39. Kh1 Qc8 40. Qf3 Kg7 41. Bc2 Rg5 42. Rb1 Be5 43. Rg1 Rxg1+ 44. Kxg1 Bd6 45. Kg2 Qg8 46. Qh5 Kh8+ 47. Kf1 Qg7 48. f4 Kg8 49. Kf2 Kh8 50. Kf3 Bc7 51. Qf5 Bd6 52. Qh5 Bc7 53. Bb1 Bb8 54. Bd3 Bd6 55. h4 Qg8 56. Bc2 Qg7 57. Bd3 Qg8 58. Be4 Qg7 59. Bb1 Qg8 60. Bd3 Qg7 61. e4 Qc3 62. Qxf7 Qxd3+ 63. Kg4 Qe2+ 64. Kf5 h5 65. Qf8+ Kh7 66. Qf7+ Kh8 67. Qg6 Qxc4 68. Qxh5+ Kg7 69. Qg6+ Kh8 70. Ke6 Qf1 71. Qh6+ Kg8 72. Qg6+ Kh8 73. Qh5+ Kg7 74. Qg4+ Kf8 75. Qh5 Kg7 76. Qg5+ Kf8 77. e5 Qb1 78. Qh6+ Kg8 79. Qg5+ Kf8 80. f5 Bxe5 81. Qxe7+ Kg8 82. Kxe5 Qb2+ 83. Ke6 Qe2+ 84. Kf6  1 – 0 (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 24, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 2.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2.5
3 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 2
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 2
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 2
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 1

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [D11]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (4.1), 2014-04-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Qb3 Qb6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Nh4 Bh5 8. h3 g5 9. Nf3 h6 10. Bd3 Nbd7 11. g4 Qxb3 12. axb3 Bg6 13. Bxg6 fxg6 14. Ke2 Bg7 15. Bd2 O-O 16. Be1 a6 17. h4 gxh4 18. g5 hxg5 19. Nxg5 Rfe8 20. Rxh4 e5 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Rd1 Rad8 23. Nf3 exd4 24. Rhxd4 Nb6 25. Rb4 Rd6 26. Na4 Nxa4 27. bxa4 Re7 28. Bc3 Ne4 29. Bxg7 Kxg7 30. Nd2 Rc6 31. Nxe4 dxe4 32. Rdd4 Rc2+ 33. Rd2 Rxd2+ 34. Kxd2 Kf6 35. Rb6+ Kf5 36. Ke2 Rc7 37. Kf1 Rd7 38. Kg2 Rf7 39. b4 Kg5 40. a5 Re7 41. Kg3 Rf7 42. Re6 Kf5 43. Rd6 Re7 44. Rb6 Rf7 45. b5 axb5 46. Rxb5+ Ke6 47. Kg4 Rxf2 48. Rxb7 Rf5 49. a6 Ra5 50. Rb6+ Kf7 51. Kf4 g5+ 52. Kxe4 g4 53. Kf4 Ra4+ 54. Kg3 Re4 55. Rb8 Rxe3+ 56. Kxg4 Ra3 57. Ra8 Ra5 58. Kf4 Kg7 59. Ke4 Rb5 60. Ra7+ Kg6 61. Kd4 Rb6 62. Ke5 Rc6 63. Ra8 Kg7 64. Ra7+ Kg6 65. Re7 Rxa6 66. Re6+ Rxe6+ 67. Kxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [C67]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (4.2), 2014-04-23
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 h6 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. Nc3 Bd7 12. Bf4 Rd8 13. Ne4 Be7 14. g4 Nh4 15. Nxh4 Bxh4 16. Kg2 Be6 17. f3 b6 18. b3 c5 19. c4 Rd7 20. Bg3 Be7 21. Rxd7 Bxd7 22. Nc3 Kd8 23. Nd5 Re8 24. Rd1 Kc8 25. Nxc7 Rd8 26. Nd5 Re8 27. Be1 Bd8 28. Bc3 g6 29. Kg3 b5 30. cxb5 Bxb5 31. Ne3 Re6 32. f4 Ra6 33. Rd2 h5 34. gxh5 gxh5 35. Nf5 Rg6+ 36. Kh2 Bc6 37. Nd6+ Kb8 38. f5 Rg8 39. f6 Bb6 40. Nc4 Re8 41. Nd6 Rg8 42. Nxf7 c4 43. h4 Rg4 44. e6 Be3 45. Be5+ Ka8 46. Rd8+ Kb7 47. Bg3 c3 48. Rb8+ Ka6 49. Rc8 Bd5 50. Rxc3 Bd4 51. Rd3 Re4 52. Rd2 Rxe6 53. Ng5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [B12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (4.3), 2014-04-23
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Nxd4 9. cxd4 Ne7 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. g4 Bg6 12. f4 f5 13. exf6 Qxf6 14. f5 exf5 15. Be3 Bd6 16. Nxd5 Qh4 17. Bf4 Rd8 18. Bxd6 Rxd6 19. Nc7+ Kd8 20. Nb5 fxg4 21. Nxd6 g3 22. hxg3 Qxg3+ 23. Kh1 Qh3+ 24. Kg1 Qg3+ 25. Kh1 Qh3+ 26. Kg1 Qg3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 22, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2.5
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 1.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 1.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 1.5
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 1.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 0.5

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [B12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (3.1), 2014-04-22
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Bxc5 Qxc5 10. Nb5 Kf8 11. Nbd4 Nge7 12. O-O Be4 13. Re1 Qb4 14. a3 Qxb2 15. Rb1 Qxa3 16. Rxb7 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 h6 18. Qd2 g5 19. h4 g4 20. Nd4 Qa5 21. c3 Nxd4 22. Qxd4 Nf5 23. Qd2 d4 24. Bxg4 Qxc3 25. Qe2 Nxh4 26. Bh5 Rh7 27. Qe4 Rc8 28. Qxh7 Qxe1+ 29. Kh2 Qxe5+ 30. g3 Rc7 31. Rb8+ Ke7 32. Qxf7+ Kd6 33. Qf8+ Kd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Carlsen, Magnus (2881) [E20]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (3.2), 2014-04-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nh5 7. Nh3 f5 8. e3 d6 9. Be2 c5 10. O-O Nc6 11. g4 fxg4 12. fxg4 Nf6 13. Nf2 h6 14. e4 e5 15. d5 Ne7 16. g5 hxg5 17. Bxg5 Qe8 18. Qd3 Qg6 19. Qg3 Bd7 20. Kh1 Rf7 21. Qh4 Raf8 22. Rae1 Qh7 23. Qxh7+ Nxh7 24. Be3 Ng6 25. Nd3 Rxf1+ 26. Rxf1 Rxf1+ 27. Bxf1 Nf6 28. Nf2 Nf4 29. h4 Ng6 30. Bg5 Nh7 31. Bd8 Kf7 32. Kh2 Nf6 33. Kg3 Nf4 34. Kf3 Ba4 35. Nh3 Bd1+ 36. Ke3 Ng6 37. Ng5+ Ke8 38. Ne6 Nxh4 39. Bc7 Kd7 40. Bb8 Bg4 41. Nxg7 a6 42. Bd3 Ng2+ 43. Kd2 Ke7 44. a4 Kf7 45. Bxd6 Kxg7 46. Bxe5 Nh4 47. Bg3 Ng6 48. e5 Nd7 49. e6 Nde5 50. Bxg6 Nxg6 51. Bd6 Kf6 52. Bxc5 Ke5 53. Ke3 Bd1 54. Bb6 Bxa4 55. Bc7+ Kf6 56. Kd4 Ke7 57. c5 Nh4 58. c4 Nf3+ 59. Kc3 Ng5 60. Kb4 Bd1 61. Bg3 Nxe6 62. dxe6 Bf3 63. Bh4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2713) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [A34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (3.3), 2014-04-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 cxd4 10. cxd4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qxa2 12. O-O Bg4 13. Rxb7 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Bxd4 15. Bb4 Rd8 16. Qc1 Na6 17. Bxe7 Rac8 18. Qg5 Nc5 19. Bxc5 Bxc5 20. Bg4 Rd2 21. Rxf7 Kxf7 22. Bxc8 Bxf2+ 23. Kh1 Qc4 24. Qf4+ Kg7 25. Qe5+ Kh6 26. Qf4+ Kg7 27. Qe5+ Kh6 28. Qf4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on April 22, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2881 2
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2772 1
3 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2783 1
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2713 1
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2772 0.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2760 0.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) [D52]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (1.1), 2014-04-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Rc1 Nxc3 9. bxc3 Ba3 10. Rc2 b6 11. Be2 Ba6 12. O-O Bxe2 13. Qxe2 O-O 14. e4 Rac8 15. e5 Qa4 16. c4 Rfe8 17. Rd1 c5 18. d5 exd5 19. Rxd5 Nf8 20. h4 h6 21. Be3 Ng6 22. Qd3 Re6 23. h5 Ne7 24. Rd6 Bb4 25. Rc1 Re8 26. Rxe6 fxe6 27. Nh4 Qc6 28. a3 Ba5 29. Rd1 Qc7 30. Ng6 Nxg6 31. Qxg6 Qf7 32. Rd3 a6 33. a4 Rf8 34. g4 Qe8 35. Rd6 Qxa4 36. Qxe6+ Kh8 37. Bxh6 Qa1+ 38. Kg2 Rxf2+ 39. Kxf2 Qe1+ 40. Kg2 Qe4+ 41. Kh3 Qh1+ 42. Kg3 Qe1+ 43. Kf4 Bd2+ 44. Rxd2 Qxd2+ 45. Kf5 gxh6 46. Qe8+ Kg7 47. Qe7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) – Caruana, Fabiano (2783) [A33]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (1.2), 2014-04-20
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. a3 Bc5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. e4 O-O 9. Be2 b6 10. O-O Ba6 11. Bf4 d6 12. Nd2 Rc8 13. Re1 Nd7 14. b4 Bb7 15. Rc1 a6 16. Bf1 Re8 17. Qe2 Nce5 18. Be3 Nf6 19. Na4 Ned7 20. Bd4 Qc7 21. f3 Bc6 22. Nc3 Qb8 23. Kh1 Bd8 24. a4 Bc7 25. g3 Qa8 26. Ra1 Bb7 27. Bg2 h6 28. Rec1 Qb8 29. Re1 Qa8 30. Rec1 Qb8 31. f4 e5 32. fxe5 Nxe5 33. Nd5 Nxd5 34. cxd5 Bd8 35. Nf3 Nd7 36. Qd3 Bf6 37. Bh3 Bxd4 38. Qxd4 Rxc1+ 39. Rxc1 Qd8 40. Kg1 Re7 41. Rc3 a5 42. b5 Nc5 43. Re3 Bc8 44. Bg2 Bg4 45. Ne1 Bh5 46. Nc2 Bg6 47. Qc4 Re8 48. Nd4 Qf6 49. Nb3 Nxb3 50. Rxb3 Qa1+ 51. Kf2 f5 52. Re3 fxe4 53. Bxe4 Qe5 54. Kf3 Bxe4+ 55. Rxe4 Qf5+ 56. Ke3 Rc8 57. Qd3 Rf8 58. Kd2 Qg5+ 59. Kc2 Rf2+ 60. Kb3 Qf6 61. Re2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2772) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [C07]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (1.3), 2014-04-20
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nb3 Nc6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 a6 11. Re1 Qc7 12. Qe2 Bc5 13. c3 b5 14. Bb3 O-O 15. Bg5 Bb7 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Qh5 Bxd4 18. cxd4 Qf4 19. Re3 Be4 20. g3 Qf5 21. Qxf5 Bxf5 22. g4 Bg6 23. f4 f5 24. g5 Kg7 25. Rd1 h6 26. gxh6+ Kxh6 27. Kf2 Kg7 28. d5 exd5 29. Rxd5 Rae8 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Bc2 Rh8 32. Kg3 Re8 33. Rd2 Re3+ 34. Kf2 Rh3 35. Kg2 Re3 36. Kf2 Rh3 37. Ke1 Bh5 38. Bxf5 Re3+ 39. Kf1 b4 40. Bd3 Rf3+ 41. Kg2 Rxf4 42. Bxa6 f5 43. Rf2 Rg4+ 44. Kf1 Rh4 45. Be2 Bf7 46. Bd3 f4 47. a4 bxa3 48. bxa3 Rh3 49. Rd2 Be8 50. Ke1 Kf6 51. Kd1 Ke5 52. Re2+ Kd4 53. Bf5 Ba4+ 54. Kd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2783) – Karjakin, Sergey (2772) [C67]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (2.1), 2014-04-21
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. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne2 Nh4 13. Nxh4 Bxh4 14. Be3 Be7 15. Rd2 h4 16. Rad1 Rh5 17. Bf4 a6 18. Nd4 c5 19. Ne2 Be6 20. Nc3 Rd8 21. Nd5 Rd7 22. Nxe7 Rxd2 23. Rxd2 Kxe7 24. a3 Rf5 25. Bh2 Rg5 26. Bf4 Rf5 27. Bh2 Rg5 28. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2881) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2772) [D12]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (2.2), 2014-04-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 h6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfd1 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Nbd7 13. b3 Qe7 14. Rac1 Rac8 15. Qe2 Ne4 16. Bb2 Rfd8 17. Ne1 Nd6 18. Ba3 f5 19. Nd3 Nf6 20. Bb4 Qc7 21. Qf3 dxc4 22. bxc4 Nf7 23. a4 a5 24. Be1 b6 25. Qg3 Qxg3 26. hxg3 Ra8 27. f3 Rdb8 28. Rc2 b5 29. Nc5 bxc4 30. Rxc4 Nd5 31. Bd2 e5 32. e4 fxe4 33. Nxe4 Nb6 34. Rxc6 Nd8 35. Rg6 Nc4 36. dxe5 Kh7 37. Rg4 Nxe5 38. Rh4 Ndf7 39. Bc3 Rb3 40. Rd5 Re8 41. Rf4 Re7 42. Bxa5 Ng6 43. Rff5 Nfe5 44. Rd1 Nc4 45. Rc1 Nxa5 46. Rxa5 Ra3 47. Rcc5 Ra2 48. Kh2 Rd7 49. Ra6 Ne7 50. g4 Rb7 51. Rb5 Rc7 52. Nc5 Rc6 53. Rxc6 Nxc6 54. Rb7 Nd4 55. Kh3 Kg8 56. Rb4 Ne2 57. g5 Ng1+ 58. Kg3 Ne2+ 59. Kg4 hxg5 60. Kxg5 Ng1 61. Rg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2760) – Radjabov, Teimour (2713) [D47]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2014 Shamkir AZE (2.3), 2014-04-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 b4 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Bxe4 Bb7 11. a3 bxa3 12. O-O Bd6 13. Nd2 axb2 14. Bxb2 O-O 15. Ba3 Bxa3 16. Rxa3 Qc7 17. Qc2 h6 18. Nb3 c5 19. Bxb7 Qxb7 20. Nxc5 Nxc5 21. dxc5 Rfc8 22. Rc1 a5 23. c6 Qb5 24. c7 a4 25. h3 Qa5 26. Rd3 a3 27. Rd7 a2 28. Ra1 Ra7 29. Rxa2 Raxc7 30. Rxa5 Rxc2 31. Raa7 Rf8 32. Rdc7 Rxc7 33. Rxc7 g6 34. h4 Kg7 35. g3 h5 36. Kg2 Kf6 37. Kf3 Kg7 38. Kg2 Kf6 39. Kf3 Kg7 40. Kg2 Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Viswanathan Anand wins the FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 29, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 8
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 6.5
3 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 6.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 6.5
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 6.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 6.5
7 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 6
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 5.5

Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) – Aronian, Levon (2830) [A45]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (13.1), 2014-03-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 g6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. c4 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 c5 6. a3 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 cxd4 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Qa5+ 11. b4 Qe5 12. O-O-O a5 13. b5 d6 14. Qxe5+ dxe5 15. g3 Be6 16. Bg2 Bxc4 17. Bxb7 Rb8 18. Bc6+ Kf8 19. a4 Bb3 20. Kb2 Bxa4 21. Rd5 Ke7 22. Ka3 Bc2 23. Rd7+ Kf8 24. e4 a4 25. Rc1 Bb3 26. Bd5 Bxd5 27. Rxd5 Kg7 28. Rc7 Rb6 29. Rc6 Rb7 30. Kxa4 Ra8+ 31. Ra6 Rc8 32. b6 Rc2 33. Kb5 Rxf2 34. Kc6 Re7 35. Raa5 Re6+ 36. Rd6 Re7 37. Rdd5 Re6+ 38. Kc7 Re7+ 39. Kc8 Re8+ 40. Kd7 Kf8 41. b7 Re7+ 42. Kc6 Re6+ 43. Kc7 Re7+ 44. Kb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2766) – Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [D30]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (13.2), 2014-03-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Be7 5. b3 O-O 6. Bb2 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 Nd7 9. c6 bxc6 10. Nbd2 a5 11. e4 N5f6 12. Qc2 a4 13. Qxc6 Qa5 14. Qxa4 Qxa4 15. bxa4 Nc5 16. Bb5 Nxa4 17. Bd4 Bd7 18. Bxd7 Nxd7 19. Ke2 Nac5 20. Rhc1 Ra4 21. Rc2 Rfa8 22. Rac1 Rxa2 23. Rxc5 Bxc5 24. Bxc5 Rc8 25. Ba3 Rxc1 26. Bxc1 Nc5 27. Ke3 f6 28. Nd4 e5 29. Ne2 h5 30. h3 Kf7 31. Nc3 Rc2 32. Ne2 Ra2 33. h4 g6 34. g3 Ke6 35. f3 Kf7 36. Nc3 Rc2 37. Ne2 Ra2 38. Nb1 Nb3 39. Nbc3 Ra1 40. Bb2 Rf1 41. Nd5 Na5 42. Nb6 Rb1 43. Bc3 Rxb6 44. Bxa5 Rb3+ 45. Bc3 g5 46. hxg5 fxg5 47. Kf2 Rb5 48. g4 h4 49. Ng1 Rc5 50. Bd2 Rc2 51. Ke2 Ra2 52. Nh3 Kg6 53. Kd3 Rb2 54. Ke3 Rb3+ 55. Ke2 Rb2 56. Kd1 Rb3 57. Ke2 Rb2 58. Kd3 Ra2 59. Nf2 Ra3+ 60. Bc3 Ra2 61. Ke3 Ra3 62. Kd2 Ra2+ 63. Ke1 Kf6 64. Kf1 Ra3 65. Nd1 Ke6 66. Kg2 Rb3 67. Ba5 Ra3 68. Bb6 Ra2+ 69. Nf2 Kf6 70. Kh3 Ra3 71. Kg2 Ra2 72. Bd8+ Kg6 73. Be7 Rb2 74. Bc5 Rc2 75. Bd6 Kf6 76. Kf1 Rc1+ 77. Kg2 Rc2 78. Bb4 Rb2 79. Ba5 Ra2 80. Bd8+ Kg6 81. Be7 Rb2 82. Bc5 Kf6 83. Kg1 Rb1+ 84. Kh2 Rb3 85. Kg2 Rb2 86. Ba3 Ra2 87. Bb4 Rb2 88. Be1 h3+ 89. Kf1 h2 90. Nh1 Rb1 91. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2758) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) [B90]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (13.3), 2014-03-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Bg7 10. Be2 h5 11. h4 Nc6 12. Nb3 gxh4 13. Bxh4 Be6 14. Qd2 Qb6 15. Nd5 Bxd5 16. exd5 Nd4 17. Nxd4 Qxd4 18. Qxd4 Bxd4 19. c3 Bf6 20. O-O-O Kd7 21. Bxg4+ hxg4 22. Bxf6 exf6 23. Rxh8 Rxh8 24. Rd4 Rh5 25. Rxg4 Rxd5 26. Rf4 Ke6 27. Kc2 Rg5 28. g3 Re5 29. Kd3 Rd5+ 30. Rd4 Rf5 31. Re4+ Kd7 32. Ke3 Re5 33. Kd4 Rh5 34. a4 b6 35. b3 Rh1 36. Kd3 Rd1+ 37. Kc2 Rf1 38. Rf4 Ke6 39. Kd3 f5 40. Ke2 Rc1 41. Kd2 Rf1 42. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Topalov, Veselin (2785) [D43]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (13.4), 2014-03-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. Bd3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Ne5 c5 11. cxd5 cxd4 12. exd4 exd5 13. Re1 Be6 14. Bb5 Rd8 15. Rc1 a6 16. Ba4 Rd6 17. Qb3 b6 18. Ne2 b5 19. Qa3 Bf8 20. Bc2 Nc6 21. Qg3 Rc8 22. h4 Ne7 23. h5 g5 24. f4 Qg7 25. Rf1 f6 26. Ng4 Rdc6 27. Ne3 f5 28. fxg5 Qxg5 29. Qxg5+ hxg5 30. Bxf5 Nxf5 31. Rxc6 Rxc6 32. Nxf5 Rc2 33. Neg3 Rxb2 34. Re1 Bd7 35. Ne7+ Kf7 36. Nxd5 Bc6 37. Rf1+ Ke6 38. Ne3 Bg7 39. Ngf5 Bh8 40. h6 Be4 41. d5+ Kd7 42. Ng3 Bd3 43. Rf7+ Ke8 44. Rf3 Rxa2 45. Nef5 Rd2 46. Ng7+ Ke7 47. d6+ Kxd6 48. Rf8 b4 49. Rxh8 b3 50. N7f5+ Bxf5 51. Nxf5+ Kc7 52. h7 b2 53. Rc8+ Kxc8 54. h8=Q+ Kd7 55. Qh7+  1 – 0 (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 12

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 28, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 7.6
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 6.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 6
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 6
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 5.5
6 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 5.5
7 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 5.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 5.5

Topalov, Veselin (2785) – Svidler, Peter (2758) [B49]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (12.1), 2014-03-27
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2 b5 8. Nxc6 dxc6 9. a4 b4 10. Nb1 Nf6 11. Nd2 c5 12. f3 Bb7 13. Nc4 Nd7 14. Qc1 Be7 15. O-O O-O 16. Bf4 e5 17. Bg3 h6 18. c3 a5 19. Qc2 Ba6 20. Rfd1 Rfd8 21. b3 Bg5 22. Bf2 Nf8 23. cxb4 cxb4 24. Bb6 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 Qb8 26. Bf2 Qc7 27. Rd5 Rc8 28. h4 Be7 29. Qd2 Rd8 30. Bb6 Rxd5 31. Qxd5 Qb8 32. Qxa5 Bxc4 33. Bxc4 Qd6 34. Bf2 Qd1+ 35. Kh2  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) – Karjakin, Sergey (2766) [E20]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (12.2), 2014-03-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 b5 6. e4 O-O 7. e5 Ne8 8. f4 exd5 9. cxd5 d6 10. Nf3 c4 11. a4 Nd7 12. Be2 Qb6 13. axb5 Nc7 14. Qd4 Bb7 15. Bd2 Bxc3 16. bxc3 dxe5 17. fxe5 Bxd5 18. Be3 Qxb5 19. O-O Ne6 20. Qh4 Ndc5 21. Rab1 Nb3 22. Bd1 Qa5 23. Bc2 g6 24. Ng5 Nxg5 25. Bxg5 Qxc3 26. Rf2 Nd4 27. Bh6 Nc6 28. Rd1 Qxe5 29. Rf5 Qe7 30. Bg5 f6 31. Rfxd5 fxg5 32. Qxc4 Qe6 33. Bb3 Kh8 34. Qc5 Rae8 35. h4 Qe3+ 36. Qxe3 Rxe3 37. Ba4 Ne7 38. Rxg5 Nf5 39. h5 Kg7 40. hxg6 hxg6 41. Bc2 Kh6 42. Rg4 Re5 43. Bxf5 Rexf5 44. Ra4 a5 45. Rd6 Rg5 46. Ra6 Rff5 47. Rh4+ Kg7 48. Ra7+ Rf7 49. Ra6 Rb7 50. Ra4 Rbb5 51. Ra3 Rb1+ 52. Kh2 Rh5+ 53. Kg3 Rbb5 54. Kf2 Kh6 55. Kg1 Rb1+ 56. Kf2 Rb2+ 57. Kg1 Rg5 58. Rh3+ Kg7 59. Ra7+ Kf6 60. Ra6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2830) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [D36]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (12.3), 2014-03-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 Be7 7. e3 Nbd7 8. h3 Nh5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. Nf3 Nb6 11. O-O-O Nf6 12. Bd3 Be6 13. Kb1 O-O-O 14. Ka1 Kb8 15. Rc1 Ne8 16. Na4 Nd6 17. Nc5 g6 18. h4 Bc8 19. h5 g5 20. Bxh7 g4 21. Nh4 Qf6 22. g3 Nbc4 23. Bd3 Rxh5 24. Rhe1 Re8 25. Re2 Reh8 26. Qb3 Qd8 27. e4 b6 28. Na4 Ba6 29. Nc5 Bc8 30. Na4 Ba6 31. Nc5 Bc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2770) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) [B18]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (12.4), 2014-03-27
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. Qf3 Qc7 16. c4 a5 17. Kb1 Rad8 18. Bc1 a4 19. Rhe1 a3 20. b3 Bb4 21. Re3 c5 22. d5 exd5 23. cxd5 Nb6 24. Red3 Qc8 25. d6 Rfe8 26. Nh5 Re6 27. Nxf6+ Rxf6 28. d7 Qc7 29. Qg4 c4 30. Rg3 g6 31. h5 cxb3 32. Rxb3 Na4 33. hxg6 fxg6 34. Rxb4 Nc3+ 35. Kc2 b5 36. Kb3 Na4 37. Qf3 Nc5+ 38. Kc2 Na4+ 39. Kb3 Nc5+ 40. Kc2 Na4+ 41. Kb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 11

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 26, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 7
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 6
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 5.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 5.5
5 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 5.5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 5
7 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 4.5

Svidler, Peter (2758) – Aronian, Levon (2830) [A07]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (11.1), 2014-03-26
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 e6 4. c4 c6 5. cxd5 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 cxd5 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. d4 Be7 10. e3 O-O 11. Bd2 Qd7 12. Rc1 Rfc8 13. Bg2 Ne8 14. Qe2 Nd6 15. Rfd1 Bd8 16. Be1 Ne7 17. b3 Rc6 18. Na4 Rac8 19. Nc5 Qe8 20. Qb2 R6c7 21. a4 Nc6 22. b4 Nb8 23. b5 Be7 24. Qb1 Nd7 25. Nd3 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Rxc1 27. Qxc1 Nb6 28. Qd1 Qc8 29. Bf1 Bf8 30. Ne5 Nbc4 31. Nxc4 Nxc4 32. Qc2 Nb6 33. Qxc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2785) – Karjakin, Sergey (2766) [A15]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (11.2), 2014-03-26
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 Bg7 8. Nc3 d6 9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Be3 Rc8 11. Rac1 a6 12. b3 O-O 13. Qh4 Rc7 14. g4 Rc8 15. g5 Nh5 16. Ne4 Rc7 17. Ng3 Nxg3 18. hxg3 Qa8 19. Ne1 Nc5 20. Qh1 Rfc8 21. Bxb7 Qxb7 22. Qxb7 Rxb7 23. Nd3 Nxd3 24. exd3 f6 25. gxf6 Bxf6 26. a4 h5 27. b4 Kf7 28. Kg2 Ke6 29. Kf3 Rf8 30. Ke2 Kf5 31. f3 g5 32. Rh1 Kg6 33. Rc2 e5 34. b5 Ra8 35. a5 bxa5 36. b6 Bd8 37. Rb1 Rab8 38. Ra2 Bxb6 39. Rab2 Bxe3 40. Rxb7 Rxb7 41. Rxb7 Bc5 42. Rb8 a4 43. Kd1 h4 44. Rg8+ Kf6 45. g4 Bf2 46. Rh8 Kg7 47. Rh5 Kg6 48. Kc2 Bd4 49. Kb1 a3 50. Ka2 Bb2 51. Kb3 Bc1 52. Ka2 Bb2 53. Kb3 a5 54. Ka2 a4 55. Kb1 Bd4 56. Ka2 Bb2 57. Kb1 Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [E06]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (11.3), 2014-03-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Na3 c5 12. dxc5 Qxc5 13. Be3 Qh5 14. f3 c3 15. bxc3 Qa5 16. Qc1 Ba6 17. c4 Rac8 18. Bxa7 Bxc4 19. Nxc4 Qxa7+ 20. Qe3 Qa6 21. Ne5 Rc2 22. Nd3 Nd5 23. Qf2 Rxa2 24. Rxa2 Qxa2 25. e4 Qa3 26. exd5 Qxd3 27. dxe6 fxe6 28. Qe1 Qd5 29. Qe3 h6 30. Re1 Rxf3 31. Qxe6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) [E04]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (11.4), 2014-03-26
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 c3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Nb3 Be7 12. c4 Bd7 13. Bb2 Rfd8 14. Nfd4 Rac8 15. Nb5 b6 16. Rac1 a5 17. a4 Be8 18. Rxd8 Rxd8 19. h3 Nb4 20. c5 bxc5 21. Nxa5 Nfd5 22. Nb7 Rb8 23. Nxc5 Bxb5 24. axb5 Rxb5 25. Ne4 f6 26. Nc3 Rc5 27. Nxd5 Rxc1+ 28. Bxc1 Nxd5 29. g4 g5 30. Be4 Nf4 31. Kf1 Nd5 32. e3 Kg7 33. Bc2 h6 34. Bb3 Kg6 35. Ke2 h5 36. Kd3 hxg4 37. hxg4 Nc7 38. Bb2 Bd6 39. Bc2 Kf7 40. Ke4 Nd5 41. Bb3 Nc7 42. f4 gxf4 43. exf4 Kg6 44. Bxe6 Bxf4 45. Bf5+ Kg5 46. Bxf6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 26, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 6.5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 5.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 5
5 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 4.5
7 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 4.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 4

Karjakin, Sergey (2766) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) [B46]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (10.1), 2014-03-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Qd3 Qc7 8. Qg3 Qxg3 9. hxg3 d5 10. g4 Rb8 11. g5 f6 12. gxf6 Nxf6 13. e5 Nd7 14. f4 Nc5 15. Rh3 a5 16. b3 Ba6 17. Bxa6 Nxa6 18. Na4 Rb4 19. Bd2 Re4+ 20. Kf1 Bb4 21. c3 Ba3 22. Re1 Rxe1+ 23. Kxe1 O-O 24. Ke2 h6 25. Rg3 Kf7 26. Rh3 Kg6 27. Rg3+ Kf7 28. Rh3 Kg6 29. Rg3+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2770) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) [B90]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (10.2), 2014-03-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 h6 8. Bg2 Be7 9. Be3 Nc6 10. f4 Nd7 11. Qd2 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 e5 13. fxe5 Bh4+ 14. Bf2 Nxe5 15. O-O-O Bxf2 16. Qxf2 Be6 17. Qd4 Qg5+ 18. Kb1 O-O-O 19. Bf1 Nc6 20. Qf2 Qc5 21. Qg3 Qe5 22. Qf2 Qc5 23. Qg3 Kb8 24. Be2 Ne5 25. Nd5 Rc8 26. c3 f6 27. Rd4 Rhe8 28. Rhd1 Rcd8 29. Bd3 Nc6 30. Rc4 Qa7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2830) – Topalov, Veselin (2785) [D15]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (10.3), 2014-03-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. e3 Bf5 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 e6 8. O-O Bb4 9. Bd2 O-O 10. Rfd1 a5 11. a3 Be7 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4 Nd7 15. Bf4 Re8 16. Qc2 Qb6 17. Rd3 c5 18. d5 Bf6 19. Rad1 exd5 20. Rxd5 Nf8 21. R1d2 Ne6 22. Rd6 Qc7 23. Bg3 Nd4 24. Qd1 Qe7 25. h3 Rad8 26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27. Nxd4 cxd4 28. a4 h5 29. b3 h4 30. Bf4 g5 31. Re2 Qc5 32. Bd2 Qf5 33. Re1 b6 34. Qf3 Qxf3 35. gxf3 Kg7 36. Kf1 Kg6 37. Re4 Kf5 38. Ke2 d3+ 39. Kd1 Bd4 40. Rg4 f6 41. f4 gxf4 42. Rxf4+ Ke5 43. f3 Bf2 44. Rg4 Kf5 45. Rf4+ Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Svidler, Peter (2758) [A80]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (10.4), 2014-03-25
1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 b6 4. d5 Bb7 5. Bc4 c6 6. Nc3 cxd5 7. Nxd5 e6 8. Nxf6+ Qxf6 9. O-O Bc5 10. Bd2 Nc6 11. Bc3 Qe7 12. a3 a5 13. Qe2 O-O 14. Rad1 d5 15. Bb5 Na7 16. a4 Bd6 17. Ba6 Nc6 18. Bxb7 Qxb7 19. b3 Qa6 20. Qd2 Rac8 21. Ng5 Rce8 22. Bb2 h6 23. Nf3 Bb4 24. c3 Be7 25. c4 dxc4 26. Rc1 b5 27. axb5 Qxb5 28. Rxc4 Nb4 29. Ne5 Nd5 30. Qc2 Bd6 31. Nc6 Nb6 32. Rd4 Bxh2+ 33. Kxh2 Qxf1 34. Qc3 Rf6 35. Ne5 Qxf2 36. Rf4 Qe2 37. Qd4 Nd5 38. Rf3 Rc8 39. Rg3 f4  0 – 1 (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 23, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 6
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 4.5
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 4.5
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 4.5
6 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 4
7 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 4
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 3.5

Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) – Svidler, Peter (2758) [B90]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (9.1), 2014-03-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. g4 d5 9. g5 Nxe4 10. Nxe4 dxe4 11. Qxd8+ Kxd8 12. Bg2 Nc6 13. Bxe4 Kc7 14. Bd2 h6 15. h4 hxg5 16. hxg5 Rxh1+ 17. Bxh1 Be7 18. O-O-O Rh8 19. Be3 Rh4 20. Bg2 b6 21. a3 a5 22. Re1 g6 23. Nd2 Nd4 24. Nf3 Rg4 25. Bh1 Bd6 26. Bd2 Nc6 27. Be3 Nd4 28. Bd2 Nc6 29. Be3 Bf5 30. Rg1 Rxg1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2766) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [D02]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (9.2), 2014-03-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 c6 4. e3 Bg4 5. c4 Nbd7 6. Nc3 e6 7. Qb3 dxc4 8. Qxb7 Bxf3 9. gxf3 Nd5 10. Bg3 N5b6 11. Qxc6 Bb4 12. Qb5 Qe7 13. a3 Bxc3+ 14. bxc3 O-O 15. Bxc4 Nxc4 16. Qxc4 Rac8 17. Qd3 Nb6 18. O-O Rc4 19. Rfb1 Rfc8 20. Rb3 h5 21. e4 Qg5 22. h4 Qa5 23. Rc1 Qa4 24. Qb1 Nd7 25. Kg2 Nf8 26. Qb2 Qe8 27. Rb7 a6 28. Qb6 Ng6 29. Qxa6 Qd8 30. Qb5 e5 31. Rh1 Rxc3 32. dxe5 Nf8 33. Qd5 Qe8 34. Ra1 Ne6 35. Qd7 Qf8 36. Qe7 Qxe7 37. Rxe7 Nd4 38. a4 Nxf3 39. e6 fxe6 40. Rxe6 Nd4 41. Re5 Ne2 42. Rxh5 Nxg3 43. fxg3 Re3 44. a5 Rxe4 45. a6 Re7 46. Rb5 Kh7 47. Kh3 Ra8 48. Rb6 Raa7 49. Ra5 Re3 50. h5 Rd3 51. Kh4 Rd4+ 52. g4 Re4 53. Kg5 Rf7 54. Rg6 Ra7 55. Kh4 Rb4 56. Rc6 Re4 57. Rb6 Re1 58. Ra4 Re3 59. g5 Ree7 60. Rb8 g6 61. Rb6 gxh5 62. Rab4 Re1 63. Rb7+ Kg6 64. R4b6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) – Aronian, Levon (2830) [E20]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (9.3), 2014-03-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 O-O 5. e4 d5 6. e5 Nfd7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. a3 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 f6 10. exf6 Qe8+ 11. Qe2 Qf7 12. fxg7 Re8 13. Be3 Nc6 14. Qd2 Na5 15. Rb1 Nb6 16. Rb4 Nac4 17. Bxc4 dxc4 18. Rb5 Bf5 19. Kf2 Nd5 20. Rxd5 Qxd5 21. Ne2 a5 22. h4 b5 23. h5 b4 24. cxb4 axb4 25. axb4 Qb5 26. Re1 Bd3 27. Nf4 Ra3 28. d5 Bb1 29. Kg3 c3 30. Qc1 Rb3 31. Bc5 Rxe1 32. Qxe1 Qd7 33. h6 Qf7 34. Nh5 Bg6 35. Qe8+ Qxe8 36. Nf6+ Kf7 37. Nxe8 Ra3 38. Nf6 Ra8 39. g8=Q+ Rxg8 40. Nxg8 Kxg8 41. Kf4 Bd3 42. Ke5 Kf7 43. Be3 Bf1 44. g4  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2770) – Topalov, Veselin (2785) [B90]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (9.4), 2014-03-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 Nfd7 8. Bg2 Be7 9. Be3 Nc6 10. h4 Nde5 11. g5 Bd7 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. b3 f5 14. f4 Ng4 15. Qe2 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 fxe4 17. O-O-O d5 18. Nxe4 Ba3+ 19. Kb1 Qe7 20. Nf2 Bc5 21. Qg3 Bxf2 22. Qxf2 O-O 23. Qd4 Rf5 24. Rde1 Raf8 25. Rhf1 Qd6 26. Re5 Rxe5 27. fxe5 Rxf1+ 28. Bxf1 Qe7 29. a4 Be8 30. Kb2 Bg6 31. Bh3 h6 32. gxh6 gxh6 33. Qg4 Kf7 34. h5 Be4 35. a5 Bh7 36. c3 Be4 37. c4 Bf5 38. Qf4 dxc4 39. Bxf5 exf5 40. Qxf5+ Ke8 41. Qc8+ Kf7 42. Qxc4+ Kg7 43. Qd5 Kf8 44. Kc3 Ke8 45. b4 Qc7+ 46. Kd4 Qe7 47. Qg8+ Kd7 48. Kd5 Kc7 49. Qg6 Qh4 50. Qd6+ Kc8 51. Kc5 Qf2+ 52. Qd4 Qf7 53. Qc4 Qg7 54. Kb6+ Kb8 55. Qc5 Qf7 56. Qd6+ Kc8 57. e6  1 – 0 (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 22, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 4.5
4 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 3.5
5 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 3.5
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 3.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 3.5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 3.5

Svidler, Peter (2758) – Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.1), 2014-03-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 Ne7 8. Re1 c6 9. Ba4 Bb6 10. d4 Ng6 11. h3 exd4 12. cxd4 d5 13. e5 Nh5 14. Nf1 Nhf4 15. Bc2 f6 16. Ng3 fxe5 17. Bxg6 Nxg6 18. Bg5 Qc7 19. Nxe5 Nxe5 20. Rxe5 h6 21. Bh4 Qf7 22. Nh5 Be6 23. Re3 Bd8 24. Rf3 Qxf3 25. gxf3 Bxh4 26. Kg2 Rf7 27. Rc1 Raf8 28. Rc3 Bg5 29. Ng3 Re7 30. b4 a6 31. a4 Bd7 32. Qb3 Kh8 33. b5 cxb5 34. axb5 Bxb5 35. Qxd5 Rd7 36. Qe4 Bc6 37. Rxc6 bxc6 38. Qxc6 Rxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) – Topalov, Veselin (2785) [D30]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.2), 2014-03-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 h6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. Qc2 O-O 8. e3 c5 9. dxc5 Nd7 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Nb3 a5 12. a4 b6 13. c6 Bb4+ 14. Kd1 Nc5 15. Nbd4 Ne4 16. Bb5 g5 17. h3 h5 18. Kc1 Bc5 19. Kb1 Re8 20. Ka2 Ra7 21. Rad1 Kf8 22. Rhf1 Kg7 23. Ka1 Bf8 24. Ne2 Rd8 25. h4 g4 26. Nf4 Kg8 27. Nxd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2766) – Aronian, Levon (2830) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.3), 2014-03-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O Re8 7. Nbd2 a6 8. Bxc6 dxc6 9. Nc4 Nd7 10. b4 Bd6 11. Qb3 Nf8 12. Bg5 Qd7 13. Be3 Ng6 14. Nfd2 Bf8 15. d4 Qe7 16. dxe5 Be6 17. Qc2 Bxc4 18. Nxc4 Nxe5 19. Nd2 a5 20. a3 axb4 21. axb4 Qe6 22. f3 Nc4 23. Bf4 c5 24. b5 Nd6 25. Rxa8 Rxa8 26. Rb1 b6 27. e5 Nc4 28. Qe4 Ra4 29. Rc1 h6 30. h4 Nb2 31. c4 Qd7 32. Rb1 Ra2 33. Be3 Na4 34. Rb3 Rxd2 35. Bxd2 Qxd2 36. Rd3 Qc1+ 37. Kh2 Nb2 38. Rd8 Qxc4 39. Qa8 Qxh4+ 40. Kg1 Qe1+ 41. Kh2 Qxe5+ 42. g3 Qe2+ 43. Kh3 Nd3 44. Rxf8+ Kh7 45. Re8 Nf2+ 46. Kh4 Qxb5 47. g4 Qc4 48. Qc8 Qf4 49. Qf5+ Qxf5 50. gxf5 c4 51. Re7 c5 52. Rxf7 c3 53. f6 Kg6  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) [D38]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (7.4), 2014-03-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qc2 c5 8. e3 Qa5 9. Bd3 c4 10. Bf5 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. Nd2 g6 13. Bxd7 Nxd7 14. h4 b5 15. a4 Bxc3 16. bxc3 b4 17. cxb4 Qxb4 18. Nb1 Qd6 19. Nc3 Qc6 20. Rfb1 Ba6 21. Qd1 f6 22. Bf4 Rad8 23. Qf3 Nf8 24. Bh6 Kf7 25. Rb2 Ne6 26. Rab1 Ng7 27. g4 Kg8 28. Qf4 Kf7 29. e4 Ne6 30. exd5 Nxf4 31. dxc6 g5 32. hxg5 fxg5 33. c7 Rd6 34. Bxg5 Nh3+ 35. Kg2 Nxg5 36. d5 Bc8 37. Rb8 Rf6 38. Ra8 Rf4 39. f3 Rxf3 40. d6 Bxg4 41. Rxe8 Kxe8 42. Rb8+ Kf7 43. Rd8 Bh3+ 44. Kh2 Rxc3 45. d7 Rc2+ 46. Kg3 Rg2+ 47. Kh4 Be6 48. Rf8+ Kxf8 49. c8=Q+ Kg7 50. Qb7 Nf3+ 51. Qxf3 Rh2+ 52. Kg5 h6+ 53. Kf4 Rh4+ 54. Ke5  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2785) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) [B90]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (8.1), 2014-03-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 g6 7. g4 Bg7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. Be3 Nc6 10. Qd2 Bd7 11. O-O-O Rc8 12. f4 Na5 13. b3 Qc7 14. Nde2 b5 15. Nd5 Nxd5 16. exd5 Rfe8 17. Rhf1 e6 18. Rf2 Nc4 19. bxc4 bxc4 20. Bd4 c3 21. Qxc3 Qxc3 22. Nxc3 Bxd4 23. Rxd4 Rxc3 24. dxe6 Rxe6 25. Rfd2 Rg3 26. Rxd6 Rxd6 27. Rxd6 Bxg4 28. hxg4 Rxg2 29. g5 Rf2 30. Rd4 f6 31. a4 fxg5 32. fxg5 Rf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2830) – Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [A11]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (8.2), 2014-03-22
1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Qb3 d4 4. e3 c5 5. Qb5+ Nc6 6. Qxc5 e5 7. Qb5 a6 8. Qb3 Bc5 9. d3 Nf6 10. e4 O-O 11. Be2 Bb4+ 12. Nbd2 a5 13. O-O Nd7 14. Qd1 Bd6 15. Ne1 Nc5 16. Nb3 Na6 17. Nd2 Nc5 18. Nb3 Na6 19. Nd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) [D15]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (8.3), 2014-03-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. g3 b5 6. b3 Bf5 7. Bg2 Ne4 8. Nxe4 Bxe4 9. O-O Nd7 10. Ba3 g6 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Qd2 Bg7 13. Rac1 O-O 14. Bh3 Bxf3 15. exf3 Re8 16. Rc6 e6 17. Rfc1 Qf6 18. Rc7 Nf8 19. Bc5 Qxf3 20. Rc3 Qh5 21. g4 Qh4 22. Qf4 f6 23. Be7 Qg5 24. Qg3 Qd2 25. g5 Qxg5 26. Qxg5 fxg5 27. Bxg5 Bxd4 28. R3c6 a5 29. Bh6 b4 30. Kg2 a4 31. bxa4 Rxa4 32. Bxf8 Rxf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2758) – Karjakin, Sergey (2766) [A05]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (8.4), 2014-03-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 c5 6. e4 Nc6 7. Qe2 O-O 8. e5 Nd7 9. c4 d4 10. h4 Kh8 11. Bf4 f5 12. Ng5 Bxg5 13. hxg5 Qc7 14. g6 hxg6 15. Nd2 Kg8 16. Nf3 Re8 17. Ng5 Nf8 18. g4 Nd8 19. Kh2 Bd7 20. gxf5 exf5 21. Bd5+ Nde6 22. Rg1 Bc6 23. Qf3 Rad8 24. Rae1 Qd7 25. Bxe6+ Nxe6 26. Qg3 Rc8 27. Nh3 Qf7 28. Qh4 Bf3 29. Bd2 Bg4 30. Rg3 Qe7 31. Qxe7 Rxe7 32. Ng5 Nxg5 33. Bxg5 Re6 34. f3 Bh5 35. b3 Kf7 36. Rh3 Rce8 37. Bf4 Ra6 38. Re2 Ke6 39. Kg3 Rb8 40. Bg5 f4+ 41. Bxf4 Rf8 42. Rf2 Rf5 43. Bc1 Rxe5 44. Rh1 Kf7 45. Bf4 Rf5 46. Bb8 Re6 47. Rh4 Re3 48. Rf4 a6 49. Bd6 Rxf4 50. Kxf4 Kf6 51. Bxc5 g5+ 52. Kg3 Rxd3 53. Kg2 Be8 54. Kf1 Bh5 55. Ke2 Re3+ 56. Kd2 Ke5 57. Rg2 Kf4 58. Bxd4 Re7 59. Re2 Rd7 60. Kc3 Bxf3 61. Re8 Be4 62. Rf8+ Bf5 63. Rg8 g6 64. Rg7 Rxd4 65. Kxd4 b6 66. Kc3 Ke3 67. Rb7 g4 68. Rxb6 g3 69. Rd6 g2 70. Rd1 g5 71. b4 Kf2 72. a4 g1=Q 73. Rxg1 Kxg1 74. b5 axb5 75. axb5 g4 76. c5 g3 77. c6 g2 78. b6 Kf2 79. b7 g1=Q 80. b8=Q Qc1+ 81. Kd4 Qe3+ 82. Kc4 Be6+  0 – 1 (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 20, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 4
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 3.5
3 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 3
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 3
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 3
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 3
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 2.5
8 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 2

Topalov, Veselin (2785) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [D37]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.1), 2014-03-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Nh5 8. Be5 c6 9. Bd3 g6 10. h4 f5 11. Bh2 b6 12. b4 f4 13. O-O a5 14. b5 bxc5 15. bxc6 Nb8 16. Bb5 Ba6 17. a4 Qc8 18. dxc5 Nxc6 19. Nxd5 exd5 20. Qxd5+ Kh8 21. Qxc6 Qxc6 22. Bxc6 Rac8 23. Bb5 Bxb5 24. axb5 Bxc5 25. Rxa5 fxe3 26. fxe3 Bxe3+ 27. Kh1 Rc2 28. Rb1 Rfc8 29. Raa1 Bb6 30. Be5+ Kg8 31. Ra6 Be3 32. b6 Rc1+ 33. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 34. Kh2 Rb1 35. g4 Bf4+ 36. Kg2 Bxe5 37. Nxe5 Nf4+ 38. Kf3 Ne6 39. b7 Rb3+ 40. Kf2 Rb2+ 41. Ke3  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2770) – Karjakin, Sergey (2766) [C67]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.2), 2014-03-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. Rfe1 Bb4 15. g4 hxg4 16. hxg4 Ne7 17. Nxe6 Rxe6 18. Kg2 Bxc3 19. bxc3 Rd8 20. Rxd8+ Kxd8 21. Rh1 Nd5 22. Bg3 g5 23. c4 Nc3 24. Kf3 Rg6 25. a3 Na4 26. Ke4 Nc5+ 27. Kf5 Ne6 28. Rh8+ Kd7 29. c3 Ng7+ 30. Ke4 Ne6 31. f3 c5 32. Bf2 a6 33. Be3 b6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) – Svidler, Peter (2758) [A81]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.3), 2014-03-19
1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 d6 7. Nc3 Qe8 8. b4 e5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Ba3 e4 11. Nd4 Rf7 12. Qb3 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Qxc6 14. b5 Qe8 15. f3 Be6 16. Rad1 a6 17. bxa6 Rxa6 18. fxe4 fxe4 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. Bxe4 Rxf1+ 21. Rxf1 b5 22. Qe3 bxc4 23. Bc5 Qc8 24. h4 h6 25. Bxg6 Bd5 26. h5 Qd7 27. Bd4 Re6 28. Bf7+ Qxf7 29. Rxf7 Rxe3 30. Rxg7+ Kf8 31. Rg5  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2830) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) [A11]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (6.4), 2014-03-19
1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 dxc4 4. Bg2 Nd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Qc2 Nb6 7. Na3 Be6 8. Ne5 Qd4 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bxc6+ Kd8 11. Nb5 Qc5 12. Bxa8 Qxb5 13. Bg2 Bd7 14. b3 e5 15. Rb1 cxb3 16. Rxb3 Qxe2 17. Ba3 Bxa3 18. Rxa3 Qc4 19. Qb1 Ke7 20. Rxa7 Qd4 21. Rb7 Na4 22. Rc1 Rd8 23. h3 Kf8 24. Qb3 e4 25. Rc4 Qd5 26. Qb4+ Kg8 27. Rd4 Qc6 28. Rbxd7 Nxd7 29. Qxa4 Qxa4 30. Rxa4 Nf8 31. Rxe4 Rxd2 32. a4 Ra2 33. Bf3 g6 34. Kg2 Ne6 35. Rc4 Kg7 36. Bd5 Kf6 37. Re4 Ra3 38. Bxe6 fxe6 39. Rf4+ Ke7 40. h4 h5 41. Re4 Kf7 42. Kf1 Ra2 43. Ke1 Kf6 44. Kd1 Ke7 45. f4 Ra3 46. Kc2 Rxg3 47. Rd4 Re3 48. Kb2 e5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 19, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2770 3.5
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 3
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2830 3
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2758 3
5 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2785 2
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2766 2
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2757 2
8 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2709 1.5

Svidler, Peter (2758) – Topalov, Veselin (2785) [C78]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.1), 2014-03-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bc2 d5 8. d4 dxe4 9. dxe5 Qxd1 10. Rxd1 exf3 11. exf6 gxf6 12. Be4 Bd7 13. a4 O-O-O 14. axb5 Ne5 15. Bf4 Bxb5 16. Na3 Rxd1+ 17. Rxd1 Be2 18. Rd5 Rg8 19. g3 Bxa3 20. bxa3 Ng6 21. Be3 Re8 22. Bf5+ Kb7 23. Rd4 Re5 24. g4 a5 25. h3 h5 26. Be4+ Ka6 27. gxh5 Rxh5 28. Rd8 Ne5 29. a4 c6 30. Rb8 Nc4 31. Bd4 c5 32. Bxf6 Nb6 33. Bd8 Nd5 34. Ra8+ Kb7 35. Rxa5 Re5 36. Rxc5 Rxe4 37. Rxd5 Rxa4 38. Rf5 Kc8 39. Bg5 Rc4 40. Bd2 Rc7 41. h4 Kd8 42. Bg5+ Ke8 43. Rd5 f5 44. h5 Rc4 45. Rd4 Rxc3 46. h6 Rc8 47. h7 Kf7 48. Bd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Aronian, Levon (2830) [E10]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.2), 2014-03-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 b6 5. Nc3 Bb7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5+ c6 8. Bd3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 Nbd7 11. Bb2 Re8 12. Ne5 Bd6 13. f4 c5 14. Qf3 cxd4 15. exd4 Bb4 16. Ne2 Ne4 17. a3 Bf8 18. Rad1 a6 19. a4 Rc8 20. Qh5 g6 21. Qh3 Ndf6 22. f5 g5 23. Ng3 b5 24. axb5 Qb6 25. Kh1 axb5 26. Bxe4 dxe4 27. d5 e3 28. Ng4 Nxg4 29. Qxg4 h6 30. Ne4 Rc2 31. Nf6+ Qxf6 32. Bxf6 e2 33. Bxg5 Bxd5 34. Bxh6+ Kh7 35. Bxf8 exf1=Q+ 36. Rxf1 Rxg2 37. Qxg2 Bxg2+ 38. Kxg2 Rxf8 39. Kf3 Kg7 40. Ke4 Rh8 41. Kd4 Rc8 42. Rf4 Kf6 43. h4 Re8 44. Kc5 Re5+ 45. Kd6 Re3 46. Rb4 Kxf5 47. Rxb5+ Kg4 48. h5 f5 49. h6 Rh3 50. Ke5 Rxh6 51. Rb4+ Kf3 52. Kxf5 Ke3 53. Ke5 Kd3 54. Rb8 Kc3 55. b4 Kc4 56. Rb7 Rh5+ 57. Kd6 Rh6+ 58. Kd7 Rh7+ 59. Kc6 Rxb7 60. Kxb7 Kxb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Andreikin, Dmitry (2709) – Anand, Viswanathan (2770) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.3), 2014-03-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Be3 Bxe3 7. fxe3 Qe7 8. O-O O-O 9. Qe1 Ne8 10. Qc3 f6 11. b4 Nd6 12. a4 Bd7 13. Nbd2 b6 14. a5 Kh8 15. Ra2 Rab8 16. axb6 axb6 17. Qa1 Nb7 18. Qc3 c5 19. bxc5 Nxc5 20. Ra7 Rfc8 21. Rfa1 b5 22. d4 exd4 23. exd4 Nxe4 24. Nxe4 Qxe4 25. Rxc7 Bf5 26. Raa7 h6 27. Qd2 Rxc7 28. Rxc7 Bg4 29. Rc3 b4 30. Re3 Qd5 31. h3 Bf5 32. Rb3 Qc4 33. Rb2 Be4 34. Kf2 Bxf3 35. Kxf3 Rb5 36. Qd3 Qxd3+ 37. cxd3 Kg8 38. d5 Kf7 39. Ke4 Ke7 40. Kd4 Kd6 41. Kc4 Rc5+ 42. Kd4 Rxd5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2766) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2757) [B52]
FIDE Candidates 2014 Khanty-Mansiysk RUS (5.4), 2014-03-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 Nc6 11. Bb2 a6 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Nxd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 b5 16. Rfe1 Rfc8 17. h4 bxc4 18. bxc4 h5 19. Re4 Rc7 20. Rae1 Rac8 21. Qb6 a5 22. Qxa5 Rxc4 23. Rxe7 Qf5 24. Qd2 Qf4 25. Qxf4 Rxf4 26. g3 Rf5 27. a4 Rxd5 28. Re8+ Rxe8 29. Rxe8+ Kg7 30. Ra8 Rd3 31. a5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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