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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 13, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 3.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 3
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 3
4 So, Wesley USA 2762 2.5
5 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 2.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 2
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 2
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 2
9 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 2
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1.5
11 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 1.5
12 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 1
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1
14 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5

Jobava,Ba (2727) – Saric,Iv (2666) [D43]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. e4 dxe4 9. Nxe4 Bb4+ 10. Ke2 Qe7 11. c5 O-O 12. Qa4 Na6 13. a3 b5 14. Qb3 Ba5 15. Ne5 Nb8 16. Qg3 Bc7 17. Ke3 g5 18. f4 f5 19. h4 Bxe5 20. dxe5 fxe4 21. hxg5 hxg5 22. Rh5 Rf5 23. Be2 Qg7 24. fxg5 Nd7 25. Rah1 Nf8 26. Rh8+ Qxh8 27. Rxh8+ Kxh8 28. Kxe4 Bd7 29. Ke3 Rf7 30. Qh4+ Kg8 31. Qe4 Rc8 32. a4 bxa4 33. Qxa4 Rb8 34. b4 Rf5 35. Bf3 Rxe5+ 36. Kd4 Rxg5 37. Kc3 Rc8 38. Qxa7 Rg7  0 – 1 (view game)

Radjabov,T (2734) – Ding Liren (2732) [E90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 Nh5 8. g3 f5 9. exf5 gxf5 10. Ng5 Qe8 11. Be2 Nf6 12. Be3 Na6 13. Qd2 Bd7 14. O-O-O h6 15. Nf3 Nc5 16. Nh4 Nce4 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Qc2 Ng5 19. Bd3 e4 20. Be2 Rc8 21. Kb1 c5 22. dxc6 Rxc6 23. Qd2 Be6 24. Bxg5 hxg5 25. Qxg5 Ra6 26. Rd2 b5 27. Rc1 Qf7 28. Ng6 Bf6 29. Qh6 Rb8 30. Nf4 Bxc4 31. Rxc4 bxc4 32. Nd5 Bg7 33. Qg5 c3 34. Bc4 cxd2 35. Nf6+ Kf8 36. Nh7+ Ke8 37. Bxf7+ Kxf7 38. Qxf5+ Kg8 39. Kc2 Rxb2+ 40. Kd1 Rb1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Bg3 Bg7 12. h3 Ne5 13. Be2 Nbc6 14. Nb3 b5 15. a4 b4 16. Nd5 e6 17. Ne3 Bb7 18. Qd2 Qc7 19. O-O-O O-O-O 20. Kb1 Kb8 21. f3 a5 22. h4 Na7 23. Nd4 Ng6 24. hxg5 hxg5 25. Rxh8 Bxh8 26. Bc4 Nf4 27. Bb3 Qc5 28. Nc4 Ba6 29. Bf2 Bxc4 30. Nb5  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2667) – Carlsen,M (2862) [E60]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. O-O O-O 9. d5 Na5 10. Qc2 c6 11. dxc6 Nxc6 12. Rd1 Bd7 13. Bf4 Qc8 14. Rac1 Bf5 15. e4 Bg4 16. Qb3 Qe6 17. Qxe6 fxe6 18. e5 Nd5 19. Nxd5 exd5 20. Ng5 e6 21. f3 h6 22. fxg4 hxg5 23. Bxg5 Nxe5 24. Bf4 Nc6 25. g5 Bxb2 26. Rc2 Bd4+ 27. Kh1 Rad8 28. Rb1 Rf7 29. Bh3 Re8 30. Re2 e5 31. Rb5 Ref8 32. Be6 exf4 33. Rxb7 f3 34. Rd2 Kg7 35. Bxf7 Rxf7 36. Rxf7+ Kxf7 37. Rd3 f2 38. Kg2 Ke6 39. h4 Bb6 40. Rf3 Ne5 41. Rf6+ Ke7 42. a4 Bd4 43. g4 Nxg4 44. Rf4 Nh2  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – So,W (2762) [C84]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. a3 Nb8 10. a4 b4 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Bxd5 c6 13. Bb3 Nd7 14. d4 a5 15. dxe5 dxe5 16. Qe2 Qc7 17. Be3 c5 18. Bc4 Nb6 19. Bb5 f5 20. exf5 Bxf5 21. c3 bxc3 22. bxc3 Kh8 23. Nd2 Nd5 24. Rac1 Rad8 25. Nc4 Bf6 26. f3 Nf4 27. Bxf4 exf4 28. Nd2 c4 29. Ne4 Rd3 30. Nxf6 Qb6+ 31. Qf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou Yifan (2673) – Giri,A (2784) [C55]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. a4 Kh8 8. h3 Ng8 9. d4 f5 10. dxe5 fxe4 11. Rxe4 Bf5 12. Re1 dxe5 13. Qxd8 Raxd8 14. Nc3 Nb4 15. Rxe5 Nxc2 16. Ra2 Bd6 17. Re2 Nb4 18. Ra1 Nc2 19. Ra2 Nb4 20. Ra1 Nc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [A13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4), 2015-01-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5 8. Nc3 Qc7 9. O-O b6 10. d4 Bb7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. Rfd1 Qc7 15. Rac1 Rc8 16. Qb1 Qb8 17. Ng5 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Qb7+ 19. f3 O-O 20. Nce4 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Qb8 22. Rd1 h6 23. Rxd7 Nxd7 24. Nc5 hxg5 25. Nxd7 Qc7 26. Nxf8 Kxf8 27. Qd3 a5 28. Qe3 Qd8 29. Kf2 Kg8 30. Ke1 Kf8 31. Qe5 Kg8 32. h3 Kf8 33. Qe3 Ke8 34. Qd2 Qf6 35. Qc1 Kd7 36. Qd1+ Kc7 37. Qc2+ Kd6 38. Qd3+ Kc6 39. Qc4+ Kd6 40. Qb5 Kc7 41. Qc4+ Kd6 42. Qb5 Kc7 43. Qe8 Qxb2 44. Qxf7+ Kd6 45. Qf8+ Kd7 46. Qf7+ Kd6 47. Qf8+ Kd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 12, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 2.5
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 2.5
3 So, Wesley USA 2762 2
4 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 2
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 2
6 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 2
7 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 1.5
8 Giri, Anish NED 2784 1.5
9 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 1
10 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1
11 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1
12 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 1
13 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0.5

Ding Liren (2732) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [A41]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 Bf5 4. Nc3 h6 5. g3 Nbd7 6. Bg2 c6 7. d5 c5 8. O-O g5 9. h4 g4 10. Ne1 Bg7 11. e4 Bh7 12. Nd3 a6 13. a4 Qc7 14. Be3 O-O-O 15. Rb1 e6 16. b4 exd5 17. bxc5 dxc4 18. e5 Nxe5 19. Rxb7 Qa5 20. Nxe5 dxe5 21. Qa1 Rd3 22. Qb2  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Van Wely,L (2667) [B45]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Qe2 a6 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. f4 Rc8 10. Kb1 Qc7 11. Nb3 b5 12. g4 b4 13. Na4 e5 14. g5 Bg4 15. Qg2 Bxd1 16. Bxa6 Nd7 17. Rxd1 Ra8 18. Bb5 Be7 19. f5 Qb7 20. c4 O-O 21. f6 Bd8 22. Rxd6 Ncb8 23. Qg4 g6 24. h4 h5 25. Qf3 Bc7 26. Rxd7 Nxd7 27. Bxd7 Rad8 28. Nbc5 Qa8 29. Qd1 Qa7 30. Qd5 Ra8 31. Bd2 Rfd8 32. Bxb4 Ba5 33. a3 Qc7 34. Nc3 Bxb4 35. axb4 Qa7 36. Kc2 Rac8 37. Nb5 Qa1 38. Nd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Caruana,F (2820) [D37]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Ne4 8. Rc1 Nxc3 9. Rxc3 b6 10. c6 Nf6 11. a3 a5 12. Rc2 Ne4 13. Bd3 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Ne5 Bd6 16. Nd7 Bxf4 17. Nxf8 Bxe3 18. Nd7 Bg5 19. Qd3 Ra8 20. a4 Nf6 21. h4 Bh6 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. h5 Bg5 24. O-O Qf4 25. Rd1 Bf6 26. g3 Qg4 27. Qe2 Qh3 28. Rc3 Be7 29. g4 Qh4 30. f4 Bd6 31. Rf1 Qf6 32. Qf2 Rb8 33. Rb3 g6 34. hxg6 hxg6 35. Kg2 Kf8 36. Rh3 Ke7 37. b3 Rh8 38. g5 Qg7 39. Rxh8 Qxh8 40. Rh1 Qg8 41. Rh3 Qg7 42. Kf3 Qg8 43. Kg2 Kd8 44. Qh4 Qe8 45. Rc3 Kc8 46. Kf3 Kb8 47. Qh7 Qf8 48. Kg4 Ka7 49. Rf3 Qe8 50. Qg7 Qxc6 51. Qxf7 Qc1 52. Qxe6 Qg1+ 53. Rg3 Qxd4 54. Qe3 Qh8 55. Rh3 Qc8+ 56. Kh4 Qf8 57. Rf3 Qh8+ 58. Kg3 Qh5 59. Kg2 Qg4+ 60. Kf1 Bc5 61. Qd3 Qg1+ 62. Ke2 Bb4 63. Rf1 Qg4+ 64. Qf3 Qf5 65. Rd1 c6 66. Rh1 Bc5 67. Kf1 Bd6 68. Rh7+ Kb8 69. Qe3 Qxf4+ 70. Qxf4 Bxf4 71. Rg7 Bxg5 72. Rxg6 Be7 73. Rxc6 Bc5 74. Ke2 Kb7 75. Rg6 Kc7 76. Kf3 Kd7 77. Kf4 Bd4 78. Kf5 Ke7 79. Rg4 Bc3 80. Rg3 Bb2 81. Rg2 Bc3 82. Rc2 Ba1 83. Rc6 Bd4 84. Rh6 Kd7 85. Re6 Kc7 86. Kf4 Kd7 87. Rh6 Kc7 88. Kf3 Kd7 89. Ke2 Bc5 90. Kf3 Bd4 91. Rh4 Bc5 92. Rg4 Kd6 93. Rg6+ Kd7 94. Rh6 Bd4 95. Kf4 Kc7 96. Kf5 Kd7 97. Rh4 Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wojtaszek,R (2744) – Carlsen,M (2862) [A41]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 f5 4. b4 Bg7 5. Bb2 a5 6. b5 a4 7. e3 Nf6 8. Be2 c6 9. bxc6 bxc6 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 Qc7 12. Nc3 a3 13. Bc1 Nbd7 14. Rb1 Ne4 15. Nxe4 fxe4 16. Nd2 Nf6 17. Rb3 Bf5 18. Rxa3 h5 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. a3 h4 21. Bb2 h3 22. g3 Qc8 23. Re1 Rb8 24. Bc3 Nh7 25. a4 Ng5 26. Rb1 Ra8 27. Qd1 c5 28. Rb6 Qe6 29. g4 cxd4 30. Bxd4 Bxd4 31. exd4 e3 32. gxf5 gxf5 33. Nf1 exf2+ 34. Kxf2 Ne4+ 35. Ke1 Qf6 36. Qd3 Rxa4 37. Rb1 Qh4+ 38. Ng3 Kf7 39. Qf3 Kg7 40. Qf4 Qxf4 41. Nh5+ Kf7 42. Nxf4 Ng5 43. d5 Kf6 44. Kf2 Ra3 45. Bd3 Ra2+ 46. Kg3 Ra3 47. Re1 Ne4+ 48. Kf3 Ng5+ 49. Ke3 Ra2 50. Re2 Ra3 51. Rf2 Ne4 52. Rf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) – Radjabov,T (2734) [D37]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Nh5 8. Bd3 Nxf4 9. exf4 b6 10. b4 a5 11. a3 c6 12. O-O Qc7 13. g3 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. Qe2 Rfa8 16. b5 cxb5 17. c6 Qxc6 18. Nxb5 Rc8 19. Rac1 Qxc1 20. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 21. Kg2 Ra8 22. f5 Rc6 23. h4 a4 24. h5 h6 25. fxe6 fxe6 26. Ne5 Nxe5 27. dxe5 Bc5 28. Qg4 d4 29. Qf3 Rcc8 30. Nc7 d3 31. Nxa8 d2 32. Qd3 Rxa8 33. Qxd2 Bxa3 34. Qa2 Bc5 35. Qxe6+ Kh8 36. Qc6 Ra7 37. Qe8+ Kh7 38. Qg6+ Kh8 39. Qe8+ Kh7 40. Qg6+ Kh8 41. Qe8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2762) – Aronian,L (2797) [C45]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. Nd2 Rb8 9. c4 Nf4 10. Qe3 Ng6 11. f4 f6 12. Qxa7 Rb7 13. Qf2 fxe5 14. f5 Nf4 15. Qf3 Qf7 16. g3 Nh5 17. Be2 Nf6 18. g4 d5 19. g5 e4 20. Qh3 Ng8 21. Bh5 g6 22. fxg6 Bxh3 23. gxf7+ Kd7 24. fxg8=Q Rxg8 25. Rg1 Bd6 26. cxd5 cxd5 27. Bf7 Rf8 28. Bxd5 Rb4 29. g6 hxg6 30. Rxg6 Rd4 31. Bxe4 Re8 32. Kf2 Rf8+ 33. Ke2 Re8 34. Kf2 Rf8+ 35. Ke3 c5 36. Rg7+ Kd8 37. Ke2 Bc8 38. Bf3 Ba6+ 39. Kf2 Rh4 40. Nf1 Kc8 41. Be3 Rh3 42. Nd2 Rxh2+ 43. Kg1 Rxd2 44. Bg4+ Kb8 45. Bxd2 Be5 46. Re7 Bd4+ 47. Be3 Rg8 48. Bxd4 Rxg4+ 49. Kf2 Rxd4 50. Rh1 Bb7 51. Rh8+ Ka7 52. Ke3 Rb4 53. b3 c4 54. Rh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Saric,Iv (2666) – Hou Yifan (2673) [B27]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3), 2015-01-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. e5 Nc6 6. Qa4 Nd5 7. Qe4 Nb6 8. Nc3 Bg7 9. Bf4 d5 10. exd6 Bf5 11. Qe2 O-O 12. O-O-O exd6 13. Rxd6 Qc8 14. Qb5 Re8 15. h4 h5 16. a4 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Re4 18. Be3 Qf8 19. Bc5 Qh6+ 20. Be3 Qf8 21. Bc5 Qh6+ 22. Be3 Rxe3 23. fxe3 Qxe3+ 24. Rd2 a6 25. Qb3 Na5 26. Qb4 Nc6 27. Qa3 Na5 28. Qb4 Nc6 29. Qa3 Na5 30. Qb4 Nc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 11, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 2
2 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 1.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 1.5
4 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 1
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 1
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 1
7 So, Wesley USA 2762 1
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 1
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 1
10 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 1
11 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 1
12 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0.5
13 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 0.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0

Van Wely,L (2667) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [A08]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. d4 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. c4 dxc4 7. Qa4 Bd7 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qd3 c4 10. Qd1 Rc8 11. Re1 Qb6 12. e4 Rd8 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Nc3 Bc8 16. d5 Bc5 17. Qd2 Ne5 18. Nxe5 fxe5 19. b3 cxb3 20. Rab1 Bd4 21. Rxb3 a6 22. Nd1 exd5 23. exd5 O-O 24. a4 Bd7 25. axb5 axb5 26. Nc3 Rc8 27. Reb1 Bxc3 28. Rxc3 Rxc3 29. Qxc3 Qd6 30. h4 Rc8 31. Qb2 Rb8 32. Re1 f6 33. Qc2 Kg7 34. h5 Be8 35. Ra1 Rd8 36. Bh3 Qb6 37. Be6 Bxh5 38. Rc1 Be8 39. Qe4 h5 40. Qb4 Qd6 41. Qa5 Kf8 42. Qa7 Bd7 43. Rc6 Qe7 44. Rc7 Ke8 45. Qa6 b4 46. Qb6 b3 47. Qxb3 Qd6 48. Qc2 e4 49. Bxd7+ Rxd7 50. Qxe4+ Kd8 51. Rxd7+ Qxd7 52. Kh2 Qg4 53. f3 Qg5 54. Kh3 Qc1 55. f4 Qf1+ 56. Kh4 Qd1 57. f5 Qd2 58. Kh3 Qd1 59. Kh2 Qd2+ 60. Kg1 Qd1+ 61. Kg2 Qd2+ 62. Kh3 Qd1 63. d6 Qxd6 64. Qf3 Ke7 65. Qxh5 Qd5 66. Qe2+ Kf7 67. Kg4 Qd4+ 68. Kh5 Qd5 69. Qc2 Qf3+ 70. Kh4 Kg7 71. Qc7+ Kh6 72. Qc1+ Kg7 73. Qc7+ Kh6 74. Qf4+ Qxf4+ 75. gxf4 Kg7 76. Kg3 Kg8 77. Kf3 Kf7 78. Ke4 Ke8 79. Kd4 Kd8 80. Kc5 Kc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2797) – Giri,A (2784) [D97]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Nc6 8. Be2 e5 9. d5 Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Qxd4 c6 12. Qc4 b5 13. Qxc6 Bd7 14. Qd6 Re8 15. Bg5 b4 16. Qxb4 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Qxg5 18. O-O Rab8 19. Qd6 Bh3 20. Nf4 Bg4 21. Bxg4 Be5 22. Qd7 Qxf4 23. g3 Qf6 24. Rad1 Bxb2 25. Qa4 Red8 26. Rxd8+ Rxd8 27. Qxa7 Kg7 28. Be2 Rd2 29. Qe3 Qc3 30. Qxc3+ Bxc3 31. Bc4 Bd4 32. Kh1 Rc2 33. Bb3 Rxf2 34. Rd1 Bb6 35. h4 Bc7 36. Rd3 h5 37. a4 Kh6 38. Bc4 f5 39. exf5 Rxf5 40. Kg2 Rc5 41. Bb5 g5 42. hxg5+ Kxg5 43. Kh3 Be5 44. Re3 h4 45. gxh4+ Kf4 46. Rg3 Rc1 47. a5 Rh1+ 48. Kg2 Rg1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2820) – Saric,Iv (2666) [C92]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. d5 Nb8 13. Nf1 Nbd7 14. N3h2 a5 15. a4 b4 16. cxb4 axb4 17. Bg5 Be7 18. Bc4 Nc5 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Bb5 Rf8 21. Nd2 Ba6 22. Nb3 Bxb5 23. Nxc5 Be8 24. Nd3 Qb8 25. b3 Bg5 26. Nf1 c6 27. Nb2 f5 28. dxc6 Bxc6 29. exf5 d5 30. Ne3 Qb7 31. Nd3 Rae8 32. Qg4 Bxe3 33. fxe3 Bd7 34. Qxb4 Qa8 35. g4 Qa6 36. Nc5 Qd6 37. e4 Rc8 38. Rac1 Rfd8 39. exd5 e4 40. Re3 Qh6 41. Qe1 Bxf5 42. gxf5 Rxd5 43. Nxe4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2862) – So,W (2762) [E46]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. d4 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nge2 d5 6. a3 Be7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 Nb6 10. O-O Re8 11. b3 h6 12. Qc2 Bd7 13. a4 a5 14. Nf4 c6 15. Bb2 Bb4 16. Nd3 Bf5 17. Qd1 Bd6 18. Re1 Nbd7 19. Ba3 Bxa3 20. Rxa3 Nb8 21. Ra2 Na6 22. Rae2 Re7 23. Ne5 Nb4 24. e4 dxe4 25. Nxe4 Bxe4 26. Bxe4 Nxe4 27. Rxe4 Qd5 28. R4e3 b5 29. Ng4 Rxe3 30. Nxe3 Qe4 31. Ng4 Qc2 32. Ne3 Qe4 33. Ng4 Qc2 34. Ne3 Qe4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2727) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) [B34]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. e4 c5 2. Ne2 Nc6 3. Nbc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. Bf3 Qc4 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. c3 Be6 14. b3 Qxc3 15. Rc1 Qa5 16. Bxc6 Rac8 17. Qe2 Rfd8 18. h3 Bd4 19. Bh6 Bg7 20. Be3 Bd4 21. Bh6 Bg7 22. Be3 Bd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov,T (2734) – Ivanchuk,V (2715) [A05]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. b3 g6 5. c4 bxc4 6. bxc4 c5 7. Nc3 d6 8. Rb1 Bc6 9. d4 Bg7 10. d5 Bd7 11. O-O O-O 12. e4 Bc8 13. Re1 Nbd7 14. Bb2 Ne8 15. Qc2 Rb8 16. Nb5 Bxb2 17. Rxb2 Rb7 18. Nd2 a6 19. Nc3 Rxb2 20. Qxb2 e5 21. dxe6 fxe6 22. f4 g5 23. Ne2 gxf4 24. gxf4 Qf6 25. Qxf6 Nexf6 26. Bf3 Bb7 27. Kf2 Bc6 28. Rd1 e5 29. Nb3 Bxe4 30. Rxd6 exf4 31. Nxf4 Bxf3 32. Kxf3 Ne5+ 33. Ke2 Nfg4 34. Nd3 Nxc4 35. Re6 Nxh2 36. Nbxc5 a5 37. Ne5 Nxe5 38. Rxe5 Rf2+ 39. Kxf2 Ng4+ 40. Kf3 Nxe5+ 41. Ke4 Nc6 42. a4 Kf7 43. Kf5 h6 44. Kg4 Kg6 45. Kh4 Nd4 46. Nb7 Nb3 47. Kg4 h5+ 48. Kh4 Kh6 49. Nd6 Nd4 50. Nf7+ Kg7 51. Ne5 Kf6 52. Nc4 Nb3 53. Nxa5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou Yifan (2673) – Ding Liren (2732) [B13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2015-01-11
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 Be6 7. Nge2 dxc4 8. Nf4 Nxd4 9. Nxe6 Nxe6 10. Bxc4 Qxd1+ 11. Rxd1 a6 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. O-O h6 14. Bc1 g5 15. f4 g4 16. Na4 Rc8 17. b4 Kf7 18. Nc5 b6 19. Nd3 Nd7 20. Be3 b5 21. Ne5+ Nxe5 22. fxe5+ Kg6 23. Rd7 Bg7 24. Rxe7 Rhe8 25. Ra7 Rc6 26. Rc1 Rec8 27. Rxc6 Rxc6 28. Bd4 h5 29. a3 Bh6 30. Bc5 Bf4 31. h3 gxh3 32. gxh3 Bxe5 33. Rd7 Bb2 34. Rd3 e5 35. Kf2 e4 36. Rb3 Bc1 37. Rc3 Bb2 38. Rb3 Bc1 39. Rc3 Bg5 40. Ke2 Kf5 41. a4 Be7 42. axb5 axb5 43. Ke3 Bxc5+ 44. bxc5 Ke5 45. Rc1 Kd5 46. Rd1+ Kxc5 47. Kxe4 Re6+ 48. Kf4 b4 49. Rc1+ Kb5 50. Rb1 Rg6 51. Re1 b3 52. Re5+ Kb4 53. Re8 b2 54. Rb8+ Kc3 55. Rc8+ Kb3 56. Rb8+ Kc2 57. Rc8+ Kb1 58. Rh8 Rb6  0 – 1 (view game)

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77th Tata Steel 2015 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 10, 2015 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2820 1
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2757 1
3 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2715 1
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2862 0.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2797 0.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2784 0.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2762 0.5
8 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 0.5
9 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2734 0.5
10 Van Wely, Loek NED 2667 0.5
11 Saric, Ivan CRO 2666 0.5
12 Ding, Liren CHN 2732 0
13 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2727 0
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 0

Radjabov,T (2734) – Van Wely,L (2667) [B09]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 c5 6. d5 O-O 7. Bd3 e6 8. dxe6 Bxe6 9. f5 gxf5 10. exf5 Bd7 11. O-O Bc6 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Bc4 h6 14. Bh4 Nb6 15. Bb5 Re8 16. Qd3 d5 17. Rae1 Rxe1 18. Rxe1 Nbd7 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. b3 Qa5 21. h3 Qb4 22. Bf2 Nh5 23. Na4 Nhf6 24. Qa6 Qb5 25. Qxb5 cxb5 26. Nxc5 Nxc5 27. Bxc5 Rc8 28. Bxa7 Rxc2 29. a4 bxa4 30. bxa4 Ra2 31. Rb1 Rxa4 32. Rb8+ Kh7 33. Rb7 Kg8 34. Rb8+ Kh7 35. Rb7 Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2715) – Jobava,Ba (2727) [B32]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 g6 7. Be3 Be6 8. N1c3 a6 9. Na3 Nf6 10. Be2 Bg7 11. Nc2 Rc8 12. Rc1 O-O 13. O-O Ne7 14. Na3 Nc6 15. Re1 Nd4 16. f3 Qb6 17. Rb1 Nxe2+ 18. Rxe2 Qb4 19. Rd2 Rfd8 20. c5 Qa5 21. Rxd6 Bf8 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Qe2 Bxc5 24. Nc2 Bd4 25. Qe1 b5 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Bg5 dxc3 28. Qxc3 Qxc3 29. bxc3 Bxa2 30. Bxf6 Rd6 31. Be5 Re6 32. Ra1 Rxe5 33. Rxa2 Re6 34. Kf2 Kf8 35. Ke3 Ke7 36. g4 Kd7 37. f4 Rc6 38. Kd4 Kc7 39. f5 Rc4+ 40. Kd5 Kb6 41. Ra3 a5 42. e5 Ra4 43. Rxa4  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2757) – Hou Yifan (2673) [C13]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4 h6 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Nb5 Nb6 9. c3 a6 10. Na3 c5 11. Nf3 Nc6 12. Bd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 O-O 14. O-O f6 15. exf6 Qxf6 16. Rc1 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Qxe5 19. Qb3 Qd6 20. Qc2 Bd7 21. Qc7 Qf6 22. Qxb7 Rfb8 23. Qc7 Qxb2 24. Qd6 Qf6 25. Qxf6 gxf6 26. Rc5 Rc8 27. Ra5 Rc3 28. Rb1 Na4 29. Bb5 Bf5 30. Rb3 Rc1+ 31. Kh2 Nc3 32. Bc6 Rd8 33. Rc5 Nxa2 34. Rxd5 Rf8 35. Rd6 Nc3 36. Nc4 Nb5 37. Bxb5 axb5 38. Ne3 Rc5 39. Nd5 Kh8 40. Nxf6 Re5 41. f3 Re6 42. Ne4 Rb8 43. Rb4 Rxd6 44. Nxd6 Bd7 45. Kg3 Kg7 46. Kf4 Kf6 47. g4 Ra8 48. Rb3 Rb8 49. Ne4+ Ke7 50. Nc5 Bc6 51. Na6 Rf8+ 52. Kg3 Bd5 53. Re3+ Kd6 54. Rd3 Rd8 55. Nb4 Kc5 56. Rxd5+ Rxd5 57. Nxd5 Kxd5 58. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2784) – Carlsen,M (2862) [A40]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. e4 d6 4. Nf3 e5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 f6 7. Be3 Nh6 8. h3 Nf7 9. c5 dxc5 10. dxe5 Nfxe5 11. Nxe5 fxe5 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxc6 Bxc6 14. Bxc5 Bf8 15. Bxf8 Rxf8 16. O-O Qxd1 17. Rfxd1 Rd8 18. Rxd8+ Kxd8 19. Rd1+ Ke7 20. Nd5+ Bxd5 21. Rxd5 Ke6 22. f3 c6 23. Rd3 Rf7 24. Kf2 Rd7 25. Rxd7 Kxd7 26. h4 c5 27. g3 b5 28. b3 Ke6 29. Ke3 h6 30. f4 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding Liren (2732) – Caruana,F (2820) [D78]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. b3 dxc4 8. bxc4 c5 9. Bb2 Qb6 10. Qc1 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nc6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Nd2 Bf5 14. Nb3 Rac8 15. e4 Be6 16. e5 Nd7 17. Re1 c5 18. Nd2 Qa6 19. Re3 Rb8 20. Ra3 Qb6 21. Rb3 Qc7 22. f4 Nb6 23. Rb1 Rbd8 24. Bc3 Qd7 25. Bf1 Bf5 26. Ra1 f6 27. exf6 exf6 28. Rb5 Na4 29. Nb3 Nxc3 30. Qxc3 Be4 31. f5 Qxf5 32. Re1 Rfe8 33. Rxc5 Qd7 34. Qc1 f5 35. Qf4 Re7 36. h4 a5 37. Rxa5 Bc3 38. Rd5 Qa7+ 39. Kh2 Rxd5 40. cxd5 Bxe1  0 – 1 (view game)

Saric,Iv (2666) – Aronian,L (2797) [C50]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. c3 Nf6 6. d4 Bb6 7. a4 a6 8. dxe5 Nxe5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. Qxd8+ Kxd8 11. a5 Ba7 12. Nd2 Ke7 13. b3 Bc5 14. b4 Bd6 15. Re1 Rd8 16. Bf1 Kf8 17. Nc4 Ne8 18. f4 exf4 19. Nxd6 Nxd6 20. Bxf4 Be6 21. Rad1 Rd7 22. c4 Rad8 23. c5 Nb5 24. Rxd7 Bxd7 25. Rd1 Ke8 26. Bc4 Be6 27. Rxd8+ Kxd8 28. Bxb5 axb5 29. c6 bxc6 30. Be3 Kc8 31. Bc5 Kb7 32. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2762) – Wojtaszek,R (2744) [B90]
77th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2015-01-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 h5 9. Nd5 Bxd5 10. exd5 Nbd7 11. Be2 g6 12. Qd2 Bg7 13. O-O b6 14. Rae1 O-O 15. c4 Rc8 16. h3 Nh7 17. Na1 a5 18. Nc2 Bf6 19. Na3 Bh4 20. Rb1 f5 21. Nb5 f4 22. Bf2 Bxf2+ 23. Rxf2 Nc5 24. Qc2 Qf6 25. b3 Ng5 26. Bd3 Kg7 27. a3 Nf7 28. b4 Nxd3 29. Qxd3 Qf5 30. Qxf5 gxf5 31. Rc2 Kf6 32. bxa5 bxa5 33. Na7 Rb8 34. Rb5 a4 35. Nc6 Rbc8 36. c5 dxc5 37. Rb6 Nd6 38. Na5 Ke7 39. Nc6+ Kf6 40. Na7 Rcd8 41. Rxc5 e4 42. Ra5 Rd7 43. Raa6 Ke5 44. Nc6+ Kxd5 45. Ra5+ Ke6 46. fxe4 fxe4 47. Rxh5 Rf6 48. Nd4+ Ke7 49. Nc6+ Ke6 50. Nd4+ Ke7 51. Re5+ Kf7 52. Rd5 Ke8 53. Rb8+ Kf7 54. Nb5 Ke6 55. Nc3 f3 56. Rb6 Rg6 57. g4 Rh6 58. Kh2 f2 59. Rf5 e3 60. Kg2 Rc7 61. Nd5 Kd7 62. Re5 Rc5 63. Rb1 Nc4 64. Rf5 Kd6 65. Rb8 Re6 66. Rd8+ Kc6 67. Rc8+ Kd6 68. Rd8+ Kc6 69. Rc8+ Kd6 70. Rd8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Viswanathan Anand wins the 6th London Chess Classic 2014

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 7
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 7
3 Giri, Anish NED 2768 7
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 6
5 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 4
6 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 4

Giri,A (2768) – Kramnik,V (2769) [E06]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (5), 2014-12-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Be4 11. Qc1 c6 12. a4 Nbd7 13. Nc3 Bg6 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nd5 16. axb5 axb5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Rxa8 Qxa8 19. Qc7 Re8 20. Rc1 b4 21. Bf3 h6 22. Kg2 b3 23. Qd7 Bc2 24. Ra1 Qc8 25. Qa4 Qb8 26. e4 d4 27. Qxd4 Rd8 28. Qc3 Qb7 29. Be1 Rc8 30. Ra7 Qxa7 31. Qxc8+ Kh7 32. Qc4 Bc5 33. Be2 Bd4 34. Bd3 Qa1 35. Qxd4 Qxe1 36. Bc4 Bxe4+ 37. f3 Bc2 38. Bd3+ g6 39. Bc4 g5 40. g4 h5 41. gxh5 Kh6 42. Qd8 Qxe5 43. Qf8+ Qg7 44. Qxg7+ Kxg7 45. h4 Kh6 46. hxg5+ Kxh5 47. Kf2 Kxg5 48. Ke3 Kf5 49. f4 Kg4 50. Bb5 Kf5 51. Bc4 Kg6 52. Kf2 Kf6 53. Kf3 Kg6 54. Kf2 Bd1 55. Ke3 Kf5 56. Bb5 Kg4 57. Be8 f6 58. Bd7 Kf5 59. Bb5 Bc2 60. Bd7 Bb1 61. Ba4 Bc2 62. Bd7 Bb1 63. Ba4 Bc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2829) – Nakamura,Hi (2775) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (5), 2014-12-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 Be6 11. g4 Ne7 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. Re1 h5 14. e6 fxe6 15. Nxe6 Bxe6 16. Rxe6 Kd7 17. Re2 hxg4 18. hxg4 Ng6 19. Bg5 Bd6 20. Ne4 Rh7 21. Nxd6 cxd6 22. f4 Rah8 23. Rae1 c5 24. a4 a6 25. Rg2 Rh3 26. Re4 b5 27. axb5 axb5 28. f5 Ne5 29. Bf4 Nf3+ 30. Kf1 g5 31. fxg6 Rg8 32. Rge2 Nd4 33. Re7+ Kc6 34. Kg2 Rh4 35. Kg3 Rh1 36. R2e6 Nxe6 37. Rxe6 Kd5 38. Rxd6+ Ke4 39. Re6+ Kd5 40. Re5+ Kd4 41. Rg5 Ke4 42. Re5+ Kd4 43. c3+ Kc4 44. Be3 Rxg6 45. Rxc5+ Kd3 46. Bf2 Rgh6 47. g5 R6h3+ 48. Kg4 R3h2 49. Rd5+ Kc2 50. Bd4 Kxb2 51. Rxb5+ Kc2 52. Kf5 Rg2 53. Kf6 Rh3 54. Rc5 Rhg3 55. Kg6 Kd3 56. Bf6 Rg1 57. Rc8 R3g2 58. Kf5 Rf1+ 59. Ke6 Rfg1 60. Rc5 Re2+ 61. Kf7 Reg2 62. Kg6 Rg3 63. Bd4 R1g2 64. Bf6 Rg1 65. Rc7 R3g2 66. Rc8 Rg3 67. c4 Rg4 68. c5 Kc4 69. Be7 Re4 70. Bf6 Kd5 71. c6 Kd6 72. Kf7 Rf4 73. Kg7 Rc4 74. Kf7 Rxc6 75. Rd8+ Kc7 76. Rf8 Rf1 77. Kg7 Kd7 78. Rf7+ Ke6 79. Re7+ Kf5 80. Re5+ Kg4 81. Kg6 Rc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2745) – Anand,V (2793) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (5), 2014-12-14
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. g3 b6 13. a4 Bb7 14. a5 c5 15. Nd5 Bd8 16. Bg5 Rf8 17. c4 Bxd5 18. Rxd5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 Ke7 20. Kg2 Nd4 21. Rd1 Rad8 22. Nf3 c6 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Ng5 b5 25. cxb5 cxb5 26. Ne4 Nc6 27. Rxd8 Kxd8 28. e6 fxe6 29. Nxc5 Ke7 30. Nb3 Kd6 31. Kf3 Kd5 32. Kf4 Kc4 33. Nc1 Nxa5 34. Kg5 Nb3 35. Ne2 b4 36. Kxh5 a5  0 – 1 (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 4

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 6
2 Giri, Anish NED 2768 6
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 4
5 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 4
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 3

Anand, Viswanathan (2793) – Giri, Anish (2768) [D37]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (4.1), 2014-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 Bb4 6. Bxc4 Nxe4 7. O-O Nxc3 8. bxc3 Be7 9. Ne5 O-O 10. Qg4 Nc6 11. Re1 f5 12. Qf3 Nxe5 13. Rxe5 Kh8 14. h3 Bd6 15. Re2 h6 16. Bd2 Qe7 17. Rae1 Rf6 18. Bb3 a5 19. c4 a4 20. Bc2 Bb4 21. Bc3 Bxc3 22. Qxc3 Bd7 23. d5 Qd6 24. Re5 exd5 25. Rxd5 Qc6 26. Qb4 Be6 27. Rc5 Qb6 28. Rb1 Bg8 29. Rxf5 Qxb4 30. Rxb4 Rxf5 31. Bxf5 a3 32. Bd3 Rd8 33. Rb3 b5 34. Rxa3 Bxc4 35. Bxc4 bxc4 36. Rc3 Rd1+ 37. Kh2 Rd2 38. a4 Rxf2 39. Rxc4 Ra2 40. Kg3 Kh7 41. Kf3 Kg6 42. h4 c5 43. Rxc5 Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) – Caruana, Fabiano (2829) [D91]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (4.2), 2014-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bf4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9. e3 cxd4 10. cxd4 O-O 11. Be2 Qa5+ 12. Qd2 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 Nc6 14. Rhc1 Rd8 15. Rc5 Bf5 16. Rac1 Be4 17. Bd3 Bd5 18. Bc4 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nxd4 20. exd4 Rxd4+ 21. Ke3 Rxf4 22. Kxf4 Bh6+ 23. Rg5 Kf8 24. Kg4 f6 25. f4 fxg5 26. fxg5 Bg7 27. Be6 Be5 28. h4 Kg7 29. h5 gxh5+ 30. Kxh5 Rf8 31. Rc8 Rxc8 32. Bxc8 b5 33. Ba6 b4 34. Kg4 h6 35. gxh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Adams, Michael (2745) [D30]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (4.3), 2014-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Qc2 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e3 c5 8. cxd5 cxd4 9. Bb5+ Bd7 10. dxe6 Qa5+ 11. Nbd2 Qxb5 12. exd7+ Nxd7 13. Qe4+ Kf8 14. Nxd4 Qxb2 15. Rb1 Qxa2 16. Qxb7 Rd8 17. Qb4+ Kg8 18. O-O a5 19. Qc3 Qd5 20. Qc7 Nf8 21. Rb5 Qd7 22. Qxd7 Rxd7 23. N2f3 Bxd4 24. Nxd4 Ne6 25. Nxe6 fxe6 26. Rxa5 Kf7 27. g4 Rc8 28. Rb1 Rc2 29. Ra8 Rc4 30. h3 h5 31. gxh5 Rh4 32. Rh8 Kf6 33. Kh2 Rd5 34. Rf8+ Ke7 35. Rf3 Rf5 36. Rxf5 exf5 37. Rg1 Kf6 38. Rg6+ Kf7 39. Rg5 Kf6 40. f4  1 – 0 (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2768 5
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 4
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 3
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 2
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 2

Adams, Michael (2745) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (3.1), 2014-12-12
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. g3 Bc4 15. Rfe1 Rg6 16. Nce4 Rd8 17. Rxd8+ Bxd8 18. b3 Bd5 19. c4 Bxg5 20. Nxg5 Be6 21. Kg2 c5 22. Nxe6 Rxe6 23. Rd1 Nd4 24. g4 hxg4 25. hxg4 Ra6 26. Rd2 Ra3 27. Be3 a5 28. Bxd4 cxd4 29. Kf3 a4 30. Rb2 axb3 31. axb3 Ra1 32. Ke4 Rd1 33. b4 Ke7 34. Rb3 b6 35. b5 Rg1 36. Rg3 Rf1 37. f4 g5 38. f5 Rf4+ 39. Kd5 Kd7 40. c5 bxc5 41. Kxc5 Re4 42. Kd5 Re3 43. Rg2 d3 44. Rd2 Rg3 45. Rd1 Rxg4 46. Rxd3 Rf4 47. f6 Rf1 48. e6+ Ke8 49. exf7+ Kxf7 50. Rc3 Rf5+ 51. Kc6 g4 52. Rg3 Rg5 53. Kxc7 Rxb5 54. Rxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2829) – Giri, Anish (2768) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (3.2), 2014-12-12
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. Ne2 b6 11. Rd1 Bb7 12. b3 Rc8 13. Bb2 Be7 14. Ned4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Rg8 16. Nf5 c5 17. c4 Be4 18. Ng3 Bg6 19. f4 h5 20. f5 h4 21. fxg6 hxg3 22. gxf7+ Kxf7 23. hxg3 Ke6 24. Kf2 Rcd8 25. Ke2 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Rh8 27. Bc3 c6 28. Bd2 Re8 29. Rh1 Kxe5 30. Bc3+ Kf5 31. Kf3 Kg6 32. Rd1 Rd8 33. Rxd8 Bxd8 34. Be5 Kf7 35. Kf4 a6 36. Bb8 Ke6 37. g4 b5 38. Be5 g6 39. Ke4 Be7 40. Bf4 Bf8 41. Be3 Bd6 42. Bf4 Bf8 43. Be3 Bd6 44. Bf4 Bf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) – Anand, Viswanathan (2793) [C52]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (3.3), 2014-12-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 d6 7. Qb3 Qd7 8. dxe5 Bb6 9. a4 Na5 10. Qa2 Nxc4 11. Qxc4 Ne7 12. exd6 cxd6 13. O-O O-O 14. Qd3 Ng6 15. a5 Bc5 16. Be3 Re8 17. Nbd2 Bxe3 18. Qxe3 d5 19. Rfe1 dxe4 20. Nxe4 Qe7 21. Nd6 Qxe3 22. fxe3 Rd8 23. Red1 Rb8 24. Rd4 Be6 25. c4 b6 26. axb6 axb6 27. Ra7 h6 28. h3 Ra8 29. Rb7 Rdb8 30. Rc7 Ra5 31. Kh2 Rc5 32. Ra7 Kf8 33. g4 Ra5 34. Rc7 Rc5 35. Ra7 Ra5 36. Rc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 12, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2768 4
2 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 4
3 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 3
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 2
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 1
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 1

Giri, Anish (2768) – Adams, Michael (2745) [E01]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (2.1), 2014-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. Qc2 c5 8. dxc5 c3 9. bxc3 Bxc5 10. O-O Qc7 11. Ne4 Nxe4 12. Qxe4 Nd7 13. Bf4 Bd6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. Rfd1 Qc7 16. Qb4 Nf6 17. Nd4 a6 18. Nb3 a5 19. Qc5 Qb8 20. Rab1 b6 21. Qd6 Nd5 22. Qxb8 Rxb8 23. Bxd5 exd5 24. Nxa5 Bf5 25. Nc6 Bxb1 26. Nxb8 Bxa2 27. Nd7 Re8 28. Nxb6 Rxe2 29. c4 Kf8 30. Rxd5 Bb1 31. Rd8+ Ke7 32. Rd1 Bc2 33. Nc8+ Kf6 34. Rd6+ Kg5 35. Kf1 Re8 36. Rd5+ Kf6 37. Nd6 Ra8 38. Ke2 Ra1 39. Ne8+ Kg6 40. Rd6+ f6 41. Rd7 Kh6 42. Nxg7 Ra2 43. Ke3 Ra5 44. Re7 Rc5 45. Kd4 Re5 46. Rxe5 fxe5+ 47. Kc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2775) [E92]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (2.2), 2014-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Be3 Ng4 10. Bd2 f5 11. h3 Nf6 12. exf5 gxf5 13. Qc1 f4 14. g3 e4 15. Nh4 e3 16. fxe3 fxg3 17. Ng6 Rf7 18. Qc2 Nfd7 19. O-O-O Ne5 20. Rhf1 Rxf1 21. Rxf1 Bxh3 22. Rg1 Qf6 23. Rxg3 Nxg6 24. Rxg6 Qf7 25. Rg3 Bf5 26. e4 Bg6 27. Bg4 Qf1+ 28. Nd1 Be5 29. Bh3 Qf6 30. Rg1 Kh7 31. Bf5 Bxf5 32. exf5 Nd7 33. Rg6 Qf7 34. Rxh6+ Kg8 35. Rg6+ Kf8 36. Nf2 b5 37. Ng4 bxc4 38. Qxc4 Qxf5 39. Rg8+ Ke7 40. Bg5+ Bf6 41. Qe2+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2793) – Caruana, Fabiano (2829) [D37]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (2.3), 2014-12-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Ne4 8. Rc1 Nxc3 9. Rxc3 b6 10. b4 a5 11. a3 axb4 12. axb4 bxc5 13. bxc5 Nf6 14. Nd2 Nd7 15. Nf3 Nf6 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. Nf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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6th London Chess Classic 2014 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 10, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Adams, Michael ENG 2745 1
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2775 0.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2793 0.5
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2769 0.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2768 0.5
6 Caruana, Fabiano ITA 2829 0

Kramnik,V (2769) – Anand,V (2793) [D44]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (1), 2014-12-10
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. g3 Bb7 12. Bg2 Qb6 13. exf6 O-O-O 14. O-O c5 15. d5 b4 16. Na4 Qb5 17. a3 Nb8 18. axb4 cxb4 19. Qg4 Bxd5 20. Rfc1 Nc6 21. Bxd5 Rxd5 22. Rxc4 Rxg5 23. Qd4 Kb8 24. Rxc6 Rxg3+ 25. fxg3 Qxc6 26. Rd1 Qc7 27. b3 Kc8 28. Qe4 Kb8 29. Qd4 Kc8 30. Qd3 Bc5+ 31. Nxc5 Qxc5+ 32. Kf1 Qc3 33. Qxc3+ bxc3 34. h4 e5 35. Ke2 c2 36. Rc1 Kd7 37. Rxc2 Ke6 38. Rc6+ Kf5 39. Kf3 e4+ 40. Ke3 Rb8 41. Rc5+ Kxf6 42. Kxe4 Rxb3 43. Ra5 Rxg3 44. Kf4 Rg1 45. Rxa7 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2745) – Caruana,F (2829) [C90]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (1), 2014-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8.
d3 d6 9. c3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. Nbd2 Nc6 12. Nf1 h6 13. Ne3 Re8 14. a4 Be6
15. h3 Bf8 16. Nh2 b4 17. Bb3 Rb8 18. Bc4 bxc3 19. bxc3 d5 20. Bxa6 Qa5 21.
c4 Qxa6 22. exd5 Bxd5 23. cxd5 Nb4 24. Ra3 Nfxd5 25. Neg4 f6 26. Nf1 Rbd8
27. Ng3 c4 28. Nxh6+ gxh6 29. Qg4+ Kh8 30. dxc4 Ne7 31. Qh5 Ng8 32. Nf5 Qb7
33. Rg3 Qh7 34. Nh4 Ne7 35. Ba3 Nbc6 36. Kh2 Bg7 37. Bxe7 Nxe7 38. Rd1 Qg8
39. Rb1 Rb8 40. Rd1 Red8 41. c5 Rxd1 42. Qxd1 Rb4 43. Qd7 Rxh4 44. Qxe7 Rd4
45. c6 Qf8 46. Qb7 Rb4 47. Qd7 Rd4 48. Qb7 Rb4 49. Rc3 f5 50. Qd7 Rd4 51.
Qe6 Rd6 52. Qxd6 Qxd6 53. c7 e4+ 54. g3 Bxc3 55. c8=Q+ Kh7 56. Qxc3 f4 57.
gxf4 Qxf4+ 58. Qg3 Qd2 59. Qc7+ Kg6 60. Qb6+ Kh7 61. Qb7+ Kh8 62. Qa8+ Kg7
63. Qxe4 Kf6 64. Qf3+ Kg6 65. Kg2 Qa2 66. Qe4+ Kf6 67. Qf4+ Kg6 68. Qd6+
Kg7 69. Qe5+ Kh7 70. a5 Qg8+ 71. Kh2 Qf7 72. Qe4+ Kg7 73. a6 1-0 1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2775) – Giri,A (2768) [C67]
6th London Classic 2014 London ENG (1), 2014-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re2 Nf6 12. Ne3 Re8 13. b3 Bf8 14. Bb2 Re6 15. c4 c6 16. Re1 d5 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Bc4 Nxe3 19. fxe3 Rh6 20. Rf1 Be6 21. Bxe6 Rxe6 22. Qf3 Qe8 23. Rf2 Rd8 24. Raf1 Rd7 25. Qf5 Red6 26. Qc2 Rh6 27. g3 c5 28. Rf5 b6 29. R1f2 Re6 30. Qc3 Red6 31. Qc2 Re6 32. Qc3 Red6 33. Qc2 Re6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the World Chess Championship 2014

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 6.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 4.5

Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792) [C67]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (11), 2014-11-23
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 Bd7 10. Nc3 h6 11. b3 Kc8 12. Bb2 c5 13. Rad1 b6 14. Rfe1 Be6 15. Nd5 g5 16. c4 Kb7 17. Kh2 a5 18. a4 Ne7 19. g4 Ng6 20. Kg3 Be7 21. Nd2 Rhd8 22. Ne4 Bf8 23. Nef6 b5 24. Bc3 bxa4 25. bxa4 Kc6 26. Kf3 Rdb8 27. Ke4 Rb4 28. Bxb4 cxb4 29. Nh5 Kb7 30. f4 gxf4 31. Nhxf4 Nxf4 32. Nxf4 Bxc4 33. Rd7 Ra6 34. Nd5 Rc6 35. Rxf7 Bc5 36. Rxc7+ Rxc7 37. Nxc7 Kc6 38. Nb5 Bxb5 39. axb5+ Kxb5 40. e6 b3 41. Kd3 Be7 42. h4 a4 43. g5 hxg5 44. hxg5 a3 45. Kc3  1 – 0 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 10

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 5.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 4.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2792) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [D97]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (10), 2014-11-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 Na6 8. Be2 c5 9. d5 e6 10. O-O exd5 11. exd5 Re8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Be3 Bf5 14. Rad1 Ne4 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 16. Qc1 Qf6 17. Bxh6 Qxb2 18. Qxb2 Bxb2 19. Ng5 Bd4 20. Nxe4 Rxe4 21. Bf3 Re7 22. d6 Rd7 23. Bf4 Nb4 24. Rd2 Re8 25. Rc1 Re6 26. h4 Be5 27. Bxe5 Rxe5 28. Bxb7 Rxb7 29. d7 Nc6 30. d8=Q+ Nxd8 31. Rxd8+ Kg7 32. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 9

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 4

Carlsen, Magnus (2863) – Anand, Viswanathan (2792) [C67]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (9), 2014-11-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Ne2 b6 12. Rd1 Ba6 13. Nf4 Bb7 14. e6 Bd6 15. exf7+ Kxf7 16. Ng5+ Kf6 17. Ne4+ Kf7 18. Ng5+ Kf6 19. Ne4+ Kf7 20. Ng5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 4.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 3.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2792) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [D37]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (8), 2014-11-18
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Qc2 Re8 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Rd1 Qa5 12. Bd3 h6 13. Bh4 dxc4 14. Bxc4 a6 15. O-O b5 16. Ba2 Bb7 17. Bb1 Rad8 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Nc5 Bxc5 21. Qxc5 b4 22. Rc1 bxa3 23. bxa3 Qxc5 24. Rxc5 Ne7 25. Rfc1 Rc8 26. Bd3 Red8 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. Rxc8+ Nxc8 29. Nd2 Nb6 30. Nb3 Nd7 31. Na5 Bc8 32. Kf1 Kf8 33. Ke1 Ke7 34. Kd2 Kd6 35. Kc3 Ne5 36. Be2 Kc5 37. f4 Nc6 38. Nxc6 Kxc6 39. Kd4 f6 40. e4 Kd6 41. e5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 17, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 4
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 3

Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792) [C67]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (7), 2014-11-17
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. g3 Bxg5 15. Bxg5 Rg6 16. h4 f6 17. exf6 gxf6 18. Bf4 Nxh4 19. f3 Rd8 20. Kf2 Rxd1 21. Nxd1 Nf5 22. Rh1 Bxa2 23. Rxh5 Be6 24. g4 Nd6 25. Rh7 Nf7 26. Ne3 Kd8 27. Nf5 c5 28. Ng3 Ne5 29. Rh8+ Rg8 30. Bxe5 fxe5 31. Rh5 Bxg4 32. fxg4 Rxg4 33. Rxe5 b6 34. Ne4 Rh4 35. Ke2 Rh6 36. b3 Kd7 37. Kd2 Kc6 38. Nc3 a6 39. Re4 Rh2+ 40. Kc1 Rh1+ 41. Kb2 Rh6 42. Nd1 Rg6 43. Ne3 Rh6 44. Re7 Rh2 45. Re6+ Kb7 46. Kc3 Rh4 47. Kb2 Rh2 48. Nd5 Rd2 49. Nf6 Rf2 50. Kc3 Rf4 51. Ne4 Rh4 52. Nf2 Rh2 53. Rf6 Rh7 54. Nd3 Rh3 55. Kd2 Rh2+ 56. Rf2 Rh4 57. c4 Rh3 58. Kc2 Rh7 59. Nb2 Rh5 60. Re2 Rg5 61. Nd1 b5 62. Nc3 c6 63. Ne4 Rh5 64. Nf6 Rg5 65. Re7+ Kb6 66. Nd7+ Ka5 67. Re4 Rg2+ 68. Kc1 Rg1+ 69. Kd2 Rg2+ 70. Ke1 bxc4 71. Rxc4 Rg3 72. Nxc5 Kb5 73. Rc2 a5 74. Kf2 Rh3 75. Rc1 Kb4 76. Ke2 Rc3 77. Nd3+ Kxb3 78. Ra1 Kc4 79. Nf2 Kb5 80. Rb1+ Kc4 81. Ne4 Ra3 82. Nd2+ Kd5 83. Rh1 a4 84. Rh5+ Kd4 85. Rh4+ Kc5 86. Kd1 Kb5 87. Kc2 Rg3 88. Ne4 Rg2+ 89. Kd3 a3 90. Nc3+ Kb6 91. Ra4 a2 92. Nxa2 Rg3+ 93. Kc2 Rg2+ 94. Kb3 Rg3+ 95. Nc3 Rh3 96. Rb4+ Kc7 97. Rg4 Rh7 98. Kc4 Rf7 99. Rg5 Kb6 100. Na4+ Kc7 101. Kc5 Kd7 102. Kb6 Rf1 103. Nc5+ Ke7 104. Kxc6 Rd1 105. Rg6 Kf7 106. Rh6 Rg1 107. Kd5 Rg5+ 108. Kd4 Rg6 109. Rh1 Rg2 110. Ne4 Ra2 111. Rf1+ Ke7 112. Nc3 Rh2 113. Nd5+ Kd6 114. Rf6+ Kd7 115. Nf4 Rh1 116. Rg6 Rd1+ 117. Nd3 Ke7 118. Ra6 Kd7 119. Ke4 Ke7 120. Rc6 Kd7 121. Rc1 Rxc1 122. Nxc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 6

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 3.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 2.5

Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792) [B41]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (6), 2014-11-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. Qd3 Nc6 8. Nxc6 dxc6 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. e5 Nd7 11. Bf4 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Kc7 13. h4 b6 14. h5 h6 15. O-O-O Bb7 16. Rd3 c5 17. Rg3 Rag8 18. Bd3 Nf8 19. Be3 g6 20. hxg6 Nxg6 21. Rh5 Bc6 22. Bc2 Kb7 23. Rg4 a5 24. Bd1 Rd8 25. Bc2 Rdg8 26. Kd2 a4 27. Ke2 a3 28. f3 Rd8 29. Ke1 Rd7 30. Bc1 Ra8 31. Ke2 Ba4 32. Be4+ Bc6 33. Bxg6 fxg6 34. Rxg6 Ba4 35. Rxe6 Rd1 36. Bxa3 Ra1 37. Ke3 Bc2 38. Re7+  1 – 0 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 2.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 2.5

Anand,V (2792) – Carlsen,M (2863) [E15]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (5), 2014-11-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nc3 Bb7 7. Bg2 c6 8. e4 d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. Ne5 O-O 11. O-O Nc6 12. cxd5 Nxe5 13. d6 Nc6 14. dxe7 Qxe7 15. Bg5 h6 16. d5 Na5 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. dxe6 Qxe6 19. Re1 Qf6 20. Nd5 Bxd5 21. Bxd5 Rad8 22. Qf3 Qxb2 23. Rad1 Qf6 24. Qxf6 gxf6 25. Re7 Kg7 26. Rxa7 Nc6 27. Rb7 Nb4 28. Bb3 Rxd1+ 29. Bxd1 Nxa2 30. Rxb6 Nc3 31. Bf3 f5 32. Kg2 Rd8 33. Rc6 Ne4 34. Bxe4 fxe4 35. Rc4 f5 36. g4 Rd2 37. gxf5 e3 38. Re4 Rxf2+ 39. Kg3 Rxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 12, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 2
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 2

Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792) [B40]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (4), 2014-11-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d5 5. exd5 exd5 6. O-O Nf6 7. d4 Be7 8. Be3 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bg4 10. Qd3 Qd7 11. Nd2 O-O 12. N2f3 Rfe8 13. Rfe1 Bd6 14. c3 h6 15. Qf1 Bh5 16. h3 Bg6 17. Rad1 Rad8 18. Nxc6 bxc6 19. c4 Be4 20. Bd4 Nh7 21. cxd5 Bxd5 22. Rxe8+ Rxe8 23. Qd3 Nf8 24. Nh4 Be5 25. Bxd5 Qxd5 26. Bxe5 Qxe5 27. b3 Ne6 28. Nf3 Qf6 29. Kg2 Rd8 30. Qe2 Rd5 31. Rxd5 cxd5 32. Ne5 Qf5 33. Nd3 Nd4 34. g4 Qd7 35. Qe5 Ne6 36. Kg3 Qb5 37. Nf4 Nxf4 38. Kxf4 Qb4+ 39. Kf3 d4 40. Qe8+ Kh7 41. Qxf7 Qd2 42. Qf5+ Kh8 43. h4 Qxa2 44. Qe6 Qd2 45. Qe8+ Kh7 46. Qe4+ Kh8 47. Qe8+ Kh7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 1.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 1.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2792) – Carlsen, Magnus (2863) [D37]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (3), 2014-11-11
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. fxe4 Rxb5 21. Qxa4 Ra5 22. Qc6 bxa3 23. exd5 Rxd5 24. Qxb6 Qd7 25. O-O Rc8 26. Rc6 g5 27. Bg3 Bb4 28. Ra1 Ba5 29. Qa6 Bxc7 30. Qc4 e5 31. Bxe5 Rxe5 32. dxe5 Qe7 33. e6 Kf8 34. Rc1  1 – 0 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 9, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 1.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 0.5

Carlsen,M (2863) – Anand,V (2792) [C65]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (2), 2014-11-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. Re1 O-O 7. Bxc6 bxc6 8. h3 Re8 9. Nbd2 Nd7 10. Nc4 Bb6 11. a4 a5 12. Nxb6 cxb6 13. d4 Qc7 14. Ra3 Nf8 15. dxe5 dxe5 16. Nh4 Rd8 17. Qh5 f6 18. Nf5 Be6 19. Rg3 Ng6 20. h4 Bxf5 21. exf5 Nf4 22. Bxf4 exf4 23. Rc3 c5 24. Re6 Rab8 25. Rc4 Qd7 26. Kh2 Rf8 27. Rce4 Rb7 28. Qe2 b5 29. b3 bxa4 30. bxa4 Rb4 31. Re7 Qd6 32. Qf3 Rxe4 33. Qxe4 f3+ 34. g3 h5 35. Qb7  1 – 0 (view game)

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World Chess Championship 2014 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 8, 2014 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Magnus Carlsen NOR 2863 0.5
2 Viswanathan Anand IND 2792 0.5

Anand,V (2792) – Carlsen,M (2863) [D85]
WCh 2014 Sochi RUS (1), 2014-11-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Bg7 6. e4 Nxc3 7. Bxc3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. Nf3 Bg4 10. d5 Bxf3 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. gxf3 Ne5 13. O-O-O c6 14. Qc3 f6 15. Bh3 cxd5 16. exd5 Nf7 17. f4 Qd6 18. Qd4 Rad8 19. Be6 Qb6 20. Qd2 Rd6 21. Rhe1 Nd8 22. f5 Nxe6 23. Rxe6 Qc7+ 24. Kb1 Rc8 25. Rde1 Rxe6 26. Rxe6 Rd8 27. Qe3 Rd7 28. d6 exd6 29. Qd4 Rf7 30. fxg6 hxg6 31. Rxd6 a6 32. a3 Qa5 33. f4 Qh5 34. Qd2 Qc5 35. Rd5 Qc4 36. Rd7 Qc6 37. Rd6 Qe4+ 38. Ka2 Re7 39. Qc1 a5 40. Qf1 a4 41. Rd1 Qc2 42. Rd4 Re2 43. Rb4 b5 44. Qh1 Re7 45. Qd5 Re1 46. Qd7+ Kh6 47. Qh3+ Kg7 48. Qd7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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