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FIDE Candidates 2016 Round 4

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 3
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2786 2.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2793 2
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2757 2
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2762 2
6 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2794 2
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2790 1.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2780 1

Svidler, Peter (2757) – Aronian, Levon (2786) [A22]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (4.1), 2016-03-15
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Bg2 O-O 5. e4 Bxc3 6. bxc3 c6 7. Nf3 Nxe4 8. O-O d6 9. Nxe5 Nc5 10. Ng4 f5 11. Ne3 f4 12. d4 fxe3 13. dxc5 exf2+ 14. Rxf2 Rxf2 15. Kxf2 Qf8+ 16. Qf3 Qxf3+ 17. Bxf3 dxc5 18. Bf4 Nd7 19. Bd6 Nb6 20. Re1 Bd7 21. Bxc5 Re8 22. Rb1 Be6 23. Bxb6 axb6 24. Rxb6 Bc8 25. Rb4 Re5 26. Ra4 Kf7 27. Ra8 Bf5 28. Be2 Re7 29. c5 Kf6 30. a4 Re5 31. Rf8+ Kg6 32. Rb8 Rxc5 33. Rxb7 Rxc3 34. a5 Bd3 35. Bxd3+ Rxd3 36. a6 c5 37. a7 Ra3 38. Ke2 c4 39. Kd2 h5 40. Kc2 c3 41. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2794) – Topalov, Veselin (2780) [C50]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (4.2), 2016-03-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 h6 7. a4 a5 8. Re1 O-O 9. Na3 Re8 10. Nc2 Ba7 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxa7 Nxa7 14. Bc4 Nc8 15. Ne3 Nb6 16. Bb3 c6 17. h3 Be6 18. Bc2 Qc7 19. d4 Nc4 20. Nxc4 Bxc4 21. Qd2 Rad8 22. Rad1 Be6 23. Qe3 b6 24. Nd2 c5 25. Bd3 Re7 26. d5 Bd7 27. Ra1 Nh5 28. b4 Nf4 29. bxa5 bxa5 30. Reb1 Rf8 31. Bb5 Bc8 32. Bf1 f5 33. c4 Ref7 34. Ra3 fxe4 35. Nxe4 Bf5 36. Rab3 Bg6 37. Rb6 Qe7 38. Nxd6 Nxh3+ 39. Qxh3 Rf6 40. Nc8 Qd8 41. R1b5 Rxf2 42. Rxg6 Rxf1+ 43. Kh2 Qxc8 44. Qxc8 Rxc8 45. Rc6 Re8 46. Rcxc5 e4 47. d6 Rd8 48. Rc6 Rd1 49. c5 e3 50. Rb2 Rd2 51. Rb1 e2 52. Re1 Rf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2760) – Anand, Viswanathan (2762) [A06]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (4.3), 2016-03-15
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 Be7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. h4 b6 10. a3 f5 11. Bb5 Bb7 12. Nxd5 exd5 13. d4 Rc8 14. dxc5 bxc5 15. O-O Bf6 16. Rfd1 Ne7 17. Bxf6 Rxf6 18. g3 Ba6 19. Bxa6 Rxa6 20. Qc3 Rb6 21. Rac1 Qd6 22. Ne5 Rb7 23. Nd3 c4 24. bxc4 Rxc4 25. Qe5 Qxe5 26. Nxe5 Rxc1 27. Rxc1 g6 28. Rc5 Kg7 29. Ra5 Kf6 30. Nd3 Rc7 31. Ra6+ Kg7 32. Nf4 Rd7 33. Kf1 Ng8 34. Ne6+ Kf7 35. Nd4 Ne7 36. Nb5 Nc8 37. a4 Rb7 38. Rc6 Ne7 39. Ra6 Nc8 40. Rc6 Ne7 41. Rd6 Rb6 42. Rd7 a6 43. Nc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2790) – Giri, Anish (2793) [D45]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (4.4), 2016-03-15
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Be2 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nd4 Neg4 14. g3 Re8 15. Nf5 Bc5 16. Bf4 Qb6 17. Kg2 g6 18. h3 Ne5 19. Nh6+ Kg7 20. Bg5 Bd4 21. Bxf6+ Kxf6 22. f4 Nc4 23. Bxc4 bxc4 24. f5 c5 25. fxg6+ Kxg6 26. Nxf7 Rf8 27. Nd5 Qxb2 28. Ne7+ Kg7 29. Nf5+ Kg6 30. Ne7+ Kg7 31. Nf5+ Kg6 32. Ne7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Hou Yifan wins the Women’s World Chess Championship 2016

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 15, 2016 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 6
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 3

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) [B59]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (9), 2016-03-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. f3 Na5 11. Nxa5 Qxa5 12. Qd2 Rfc8 13. Rfd1 Kf8 14. a4 a6 15. Nd5 Qxd2 16. Rxd2 Nxd5 17. exd5 Bd7 18. a5 Bb5 19. Kf1 f5 20. c3 g5 21. Rc2 h5 22. c4 g4 23. b4 f4 24. Bf2 Bd7 25. c5 Bf5 26. Rc4 Kf7 27. Rd1 Rg8 28. g3 fxg3 29. hxg3 Rac8 30. fxg4 hxg4 31. Kg2 Bd7 32. Rh1 Rg7 33. cxd6 Bxd6 34. Rxc8 Bxc8 35. Bc5 Bxc5 36. bxc5 Bf5 37. Kf2 Rg8 38. Ke3 Rd8 39. Rf1 Kg6 40. Rd1 Kg5 41. d6 Rh8 42. d7 Rd8 43. c6 bxc6 44. Bxa6 c5 45. Bb7 c4 46. a6  1 – 0 (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2016 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 14, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 2
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2762 2
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2786 2
4 Giri, Anish NED 2793 1.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2794 1.5
6 Svidler, Peter RUS 2757 1.5
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2790 1
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2780 0.5

Nakamura, Hikaru (2790) – Svidler, Peter (2757) [D16]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (3.1), 2016-03-13
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 Be7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 Nb4 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ne4 b6 15. Ne5 Bh4 16. g3 Be7 17. Nc3 Bf6 18. d5 Qc7 19. d6 Qc5 20. Ng4 Bxc3 21. bxc3 Nc6 22. Rab1 a6 23. d7 Bb7 24. Bd3 Rfd8 25. Qe4 Kf8 26. Qh7 h5 27. Ne3 Ne5 28. Be4 Bxe4 29. Qxe4 Ra7 30. Nd5 Ng4 31. Ne3 Nf6 32. Qb4 Qxb4 33. Rxb4 Nxd7 34. Rxb6 Nxb6 35. Rxd8+ Ke7 36. Rd4 a5 37. Nc4 Nd5 38. Rd3 Rc7 39. Nxa5 Nxc3 40. Kg2 Nxa4 41. Ra3 Nc3 42. Nb3 g5 43. Nd2 f5 44. h3 Kf6 45. g4 Nd5 46. gxf5 Kxf5 47. Nf1 Nf4+ 48. Kg3 Rc1 49. Ne3+ Kg6 50. Kh2 Rb1 51. Ng2 Rb2 52. Nxf4+ gxf4 53. Kg1 e5 54. Ra5 Re2 55. h4 f3 56. Kh2 Rxf2+ 57. Kg3 Re2 58. Kxf3 Re1 59. Ra8 Rh1 60. Ke4 Rxh4+ 61. Kxe5 Rb4 62. Rg8+ Kh7 63. Rg1 Kh6 64. Kf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2793) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [E15]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (3.2), 2016-03-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bg2 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Bc1 Nbd7 13. Bb2 Bd6 14. Nd3 a5 15. Rc1 c6 16. Na4 Rc8 17. e3 Ba6 18. Re1 h5 19. Bh3 Ng4 20. Nf4 g6 21. Bxg4 hxg4 22. Qxg4 Nf6 23. Qg5 Be7 24. Nxg6 fxg6 25. Qxg6+ Kh8 26. Nc5 bxc5 27. dxc5 Rf8 28. Qh6+ Kg8 29. Qg6+ Kh8 30. Qh6+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2762) – Caruana, Fabiano (2794) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (3.3), 2016-03-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. h3 Ne7 8. d4 Bb6 9. Bd3 Ng6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Qc2 exd4 12. cxd4 c5 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Nc3 Be6 15. Be3 Qc8 16. Bxc5 Qxc5 17. Qd2 Ne5 18. Be2 Nxf3+ 19. Bxf3 Rad8 20. Red1 h5 21. Qd4 Qg5 22. Qd2 Qe5 23. Qe3 a6 24. Rd4 Bd7 25. Rad1 Bc6 26. g3 Re6 27. Bg2 h4 28. gxh4 Rde8 29. Bf3 a5 30. a4 Qc5 31. Qf4 Re5 32. R1d3 R8e6 33. Kh2 Qb6 34. Rd2 Qd8 35. Qg3 Bxe4 36. Bxe4 Nxe4 37. Nxe4 Rxe4 38. Rxe4 Rxe4 39. Rxd6 Qxh4 40. Qxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2780) – Aronian, Levon (2786) [A29]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (3.4), 2016-03-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nd5 e4 7. Nh4 d6 8. Nxb4 Nxb4 9. a3 Nc6 10. d3 d5 11. O-O exd3 12. Qxd3 Ne5 13. Qd4 Nxc4 14. e4 Be6 15. b3 Na5 16. Qa4 Nc6 17. Rd1 Nxe4 18. Bb2 Qe7 19. b4 a6 20. Qc2 f6 21. Rac1 Rad8 22. Bf1 Rd7 23. f3 Nd6 24. Re1 Qf7 25. Bd3 g5 26. Ng2 Nc4 27. f4 Nxb2 28. Qxb2 Bh3 29. a4 h6 30. b5 axb5 31. axb5 Ne7 32. Qf2 Nf5 33. Qf3 Kg7 34. Kh1 Re7 35. Rxe7 Qxe7 36. Qh5 Bxg2+ 37. Kxg2 Ne3+ 38. Kg1 f5 39. Qe2 Rf6 40. Qb2 gxf4 41. gxf4 Kh7 42. Kh1 Qg7 43. Qe2 d4 44. Qf3 c6 45. bxc6 bxc6 46. h3 Rg6 47. Rb1 Rg3 48. Qh5 Qd7 49. Kh2 Rg2+ 50. Kh1 Qd5  0 – 1 (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2016 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 13, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2762 1.5
2 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 1.5
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2786 1
4 Giri, Anish NED 2793 1
5 Svidler, Peter RUS 2757 1
6 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2794 1
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2790 0.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2780 0.5

Svidler, Peter (2757) – Topalov, Veselin (2780) [C67]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (2.1), 2016-03-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Be7 13. c4 Nc7 14. d4 d5 15. cxd5 Bb4 16. Bd2 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Nxd5 18. Nxd5 Qxd5 19. Re5 Qd6 20. Bc4 Bd7 21. Rae1 b5 22. Bb3 a5 23. a4 bxa4 24. Bxa4 Be6 25. Rxa5 Rxa5 26. Qxa5 Qxd4 27. Bxc6 Qxb2 28. Bd5 Bxd5 29. Qxd5 Qf6 30. g3 g6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2786) – Anand, Viswanathan (2762) [D37]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (2.2), 2016-03-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bf4 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. Nxb5 Bb4+ 8. Nd2 Nd5 9. Bg3 N7b6 10. Qc2 O-O 11. Be2 Ba6 12. Nc3 c5 13. dxc5 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Bxc5 15. O-O Rc8 16. Rfd1 Qg5 17. Nf3 Qg6 18. Qd2 Bb5 19. Qe1 Ba4 20. Ne5 Qg5 21. Rd2 Rfd8 22. Rxd8+ Qxd8 23. Nxc4 Nxc4 24. Bxc4 Bxe3 25. Qxe3 Rxc4 26. Rb1 Rc8 27. h3 a6 28. c4 Rxc4 29. Rb8 Rc8 30. Qb6 Rxb8 31. Qxb8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2794) – Giri, Anish (2793) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (2.3), 2016-03-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 Ne7 8. d4 exd4 9. cxd4 Bb6 10. Re1 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qb3 d5 13. e5 Nd7 14. Qd1 f6 15. e6 Nb8 16. Nb3 Qd6 17. g4 Bg6 18. Nh4 Nbc6 19. Bxc6 Qxc6 20. Bd2 Bc2 21. Qe2 Bxb3 22. axb3 Bxd4 23. Bb4 Bc5 24. Rec1 b6 25. Bxc5 bxc5 26. Ra6 Qb7 27. Rxc5 Rfe8 28. Qb5 Qxb5 29. Rxb5 d4 30. Nf5 Rad8 31. Rxa7 Nxf5 32. gxf5 d3 33. Ra1 g6 34. Rc5 Re7 35. Rd1 gxf5 36. Rc6 Rd4 37. Kg2 Kg7 38. Kf3 Kg6 39. Rc4 Rd5 40. Rc3 d2 41. Re3 Rd6 42. Re2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2760) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2790) [E15]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (2.4), 2016-03-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. O-O O-O 10. Nc3 Nbd7 11. Qc2 Re8 12. Rfd1 Nf8 13. Ne5 Bb7 14. Bc1 Ne6 15. Bb2 Bd6 16. e3 a6 17. Ne2 c5 18. dxc5 Nxc5 19. Nd3 Nce4 20. Rac1 Rc8 21. Qb1 Qe7 22. Bd4 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 b5 24. b4 Nd7 25. a3 Nf8 26. Ba1 Ne6 27. Qa2 Bc7 28. Nd4 Bb6 29. h4 Nxg3 30. fxg3 Nxd4 31. Bxd4 Bxd4 32. exd4 Qe3+ 33. Qf2 Qxd3 34. Rc7 f5 35. Rxb7 h6 36. Bxd5+ Kh7 37. Bg2 Re2 38. Bf1  1 – 0 (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2016 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 13, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 5
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 3

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) [C80]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (7), 2016-03-11
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 Be7 10. c3 Nc5 11. Bc2 d4 12. cxd4 Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Qxd4 14. Nf3 Qxd1 15. Rxd1 O-O 16. Be3 Rfd8 17. Rdc1 h6 18. Nd4 Bd5 19. Bd1 Nd3 20. Rxc7 Bf8 21. e6 fxe6 22. Bg4 Re8 23. b3 Bd6 24. Rc2 Ne5 25. Be2 Be4 26. Rd2 Bb4 27. Rdd1 Bd5 28. Rac1 Rac8 29. h4 Ba3 30. Rc2 Rxc2 31. Nxc2 Be7 32. h5 Rc8 33. Nd4 Kf7 34. f3 Bf6 35. Kf2 Rc3 36. f4 Nd7 37. Bd3 Ke7 38. Bb1 Bh4+ 39. Ke2 Bf6 40. g4 Bxd4 41. Bxd4 Rh3 42. Rc1 Bf3+ 43. Kf2 Bxg4 44. Bxg7 Rxh5 45. Kg3 Bf5 46. Bxf5 Rxf5 47. Bxh6 Rc5 48. Rf1 Nf6 49. Bg5 Kf7 50. Bxf6 Kxf6 51. b4 Rc4 52. Rf3 Kf5 53. Ra3 Rxf4 54. Rxa6 Rxb4 55. Rb6 Ke5 56. Kf3 Kd5 57. Ke3 e5 58. Kd2 Rb2+ 59. Kc1 Rb4 60. a3 Kc5 61. Re6 Re4 62. Kc2 Kd4 63. Rd6+ Kc4 64. Rc6+ Kd5 65. Rb6 Rc4+ 66. Kd2 Kc5 67. Rb8 Ra4 68. Rc8+ Kd4 69. Rb8 Ra5 70. Rd8+ Kc4 71. Re8 Kd5 72. Rd8+ Ke4 73. Rb8 Rxa3 74. Rxb5 Kf4 75. Rb8 Kf3 76. Rf8+ Ke4 77. Rb8 Ra2+ 78. Ke1 Kf4 79. Rb3 e4 80. Rc3 e3 81. Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [A46]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (8), 2016-03-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 b5 5. O-O Bb7 6. a4 b4 7. c4 a5 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. Rc1 h6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Qc2 c6 13. e4 O-O 14. e5 Be7 15. c5 g5 16. h3 Kg7 17. Rfe1 Rh8 18. Bf1 Qg8 19. Re3 Kf8 20. Ne1 h5 21. Ng2 Ke8 22. Kh2 Nf8 23. Bd3 Ba6 24. f4 Bxd3 25. Qxd3 Qh7 26. Rf1 Qxd3 27. Rxd3 gxf4 28. Nxf4 Ng6 29. Nb3 Bg5 30. Nxg6 fxg6 31. Rdf3 Ra7 32. Kg2 Rg8 33. Kf2 Rf8 34. Kg2 Rxf3 35. Rxf3 Bd8 36. Nc1 g5 37. Nd3 Rg7 38. g4 h4 39. Nc1 Rg8 40. Nb3 Rg7 41. Kf2 Rf7 42. Rxf7 Kxf7 43. Kf3 Ke8 44. Kf2 Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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FIDE Candidates 2016

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 12, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2762 1
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2794 0.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2793 0.5
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2790 0.5
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2786 0.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 0.5
7 Svidler, Peter RUS 2757 0.5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2780 0

Karjakin,Sergey (2760) – Svidler,P (2757) [D16]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (1), 2016-03-11
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bd7 10. Nf3 a6 11. e4 Qc7 12. h3 Bd6 13. Qe2 O-O 14. Bd3 Ne5 15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. f4 Bd4+ 17. Be3 Bxe3+ 18. Qxe3 e5 19. Rac1 exf4 20. Qxf4 Qxf4 21. Rxf4 Be6 22. Kf2 Rac8 23. Ke3 Nd7 24. Rff1 Rfe8 25. Be2 Nb6 26. Rcd1 Nc4+ 27. Bxc4 Rxc4 28. Rf2 Kf8 29. Rd4 Rxd4 30. Kxd4 Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2790) – Caruana,F (2794) [A30]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (1), 2016-03-11
1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. e3 e6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 Ne7 7. d5 exd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. Nc3 Nd7 10. Nf3 O-O 11. O-O h6 12. h4 Nc5 13. Re1 Bg4 14. Bf4 Nf5 15. Qd2 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Qf6 17. Rac1 a5 18. Nb5 Qxb2 19. Qxb2 Bxb2 20. Rc2 Bf6 21. Bxd6 Nxd6 22. Nxd6 b6 23. Rb1 Rab8 24. Nc4 Na4 25. Bg4 Rfd8 26. d6 h5 27. Bh3 b5 28. Nxa5 Rxd6 29. Nc6 Rb6 30. Nb4 Nc3 31. Rb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2793) – Aronian,L (2786) [D37]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (1), 2016-03-11
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 c6 8. h3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 h6 11. Bd3 Ba6 12. O-O Qc8 13. Rb1 axb4 14. axb4 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Qb7 16. Rfc1 Rfc8 17. Ne1 Bd8 18. Qd1 Bc7 19. Nd3 Bxf4 20. exf4 Ne4 21. Ne2 Ra2 22. Rc2 Rca8 23. f3 Rxc2 24. Qxc2 Nef6 25. b5 Rc8 26. Qa4 Qc7 27. bxc6 Qxc6 28. Qxc6 Rxc6 29. Rc1 Rc7 30. Nc3 bxc5 31. dxc5 Ne8 32. Nb5 Rc8 33. Kf2 Nc7 34. Nxc7 Rxc7 35. Ke3 Kf8 36. Kd4 Nb8 37. Nb4 Rb7 38. Kc3 Ke7 39. Ra1 Kd7 40. Nd3 f6 41. Ra8 Kc6 42. h4 Kb5 43. Ra1 Nc6 44. Rb1+ Ka6 45. Re1 Re7 46. Ra1+ Kb7 47. Nb4 g5 48. fxg5 fxg5 49. h5 Rf7 50. Ra6 Nxb4 51. Rb6+ Kc8 52. Rxb4 Rf4 53. Rxf4 gxf4 54. Kd4 Kd7 55. Ke5 Kc6 56. Kxf4 Kxc5 57. g4 Kd6 58. Ke3 e5 59. g5 Ke7 60. g6 Kf6 61. Kd3 e4+ 62. fxe4 dxe4+ 63. Kxe4 Kg7 64. Kf5 Kg8 65. Kf6 Kf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2762) – Topalov,V (2780) [C65]
FIDE Candidates 2016 Moscow RUS (1), 2016-03-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. c3 O-O 7. Nbd2 Ne7 8. d4 exd4 9. cxd4 Bb6 10. Re1 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. a4 a6 13. Bf1 Re8 14. a5 Ba7 15. Qb3 Nc6 16. d5 Nd4 17. Nxd4 Bxd4 18. Qxb7 Nd7 19. Nc4 Nc5 20. Qc6 Nb3 21. Rb1 Nxc1 22. Rbxc1 Rb8 23. Qxa6 Qh4 24. Rc2 Rxe4 25. Ne3 Qd8 26. Qc4 Bg6 27. Bd3 Rf4 28. Bxg6 hxg6 29. g3 Re4 30. a6 Qe8 31. Rce2 Bb6 32. Qd3 Ra8 33. Kg2 Qa4 34. b3 Rd4 35. bxa4 Rxd3 36. Nc4 Rxa6 37. a5 Bd4 38. Re8+ Kh7 39. R1e7 Rc3 40. Nd2 Rc2 41. Ne4 f6 42. h4 Rxa5 43. Rf7 g5 44. h5 Rxf2+ 45. Nxf2 Ra2 46. Rff8 Rxf2+ 47. Kh3 g4+ 48. Kxg4 f5+ 49. Rxf5  1 – 0 (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2016 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 10, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 2

Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [C50]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (6), 2016-03-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 O-O 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 g4 10. Nh4 Nh5 11. a4 a6 12. Na3 Qg5 13. Nc2 Ba7 14. Ne3 Ne7 15. d4 Qg7 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Nef5 Bxf5 18. exf5 Bc5 19. Re1 Nxg3 20. hxg3 Kh8 21. Qe2 Bd6 22. Qe4 Rab8 23. Be2 h5 24. Rad1 Ng8 25. Kh2 Qg5 26. Bc4 Nf6 27. Qe3 Qxe3 28. Rxe3 e4 29. Re2 Rbd8 30. Bb3 Rd7 31. f3 Re8 32. Rde1 Rde7 33. Bc2 exf3 34. Rxe7 Rxe7 35. Rxe7 f2 36. Rxf7 f1=Q 37. Ng6+ Kg8 38. Rxf6 Bc5  0 – 1 (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2016 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 8, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 2

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) [A11]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (5), 2016-03-08
1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Qa4 dxc4 6. Qxc4 e5 7. d3 Ne7 8. O-O Na6 9. Bd2 O-O 10. Qc1 Nf5 11. Na3 Nd4 12. Re1 Bg4 13. Nxd4 exd4 14. Bh6 Re8 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Qd2 Qd7 17. Nc4 f6 18. h4 Re7 19. e4 dxe3 20. Nxe3 Be6 21. d4 Rae8 22. b3 Nc7 23. Qb4 Nd5 24. Nxd5 Bxd5 25. Rxe7+ Qxe7 26. Qxe7+ Rxe7 27. Bxd5 cxd5 28. Rc1 Kf7 29. Kf1 Ke6 30. Ke2 Kd6+ 31. Kd3 Rc7 32. Re1 Re7 33. Rc1 Rc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2016 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 6, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2.5
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 1.5

Hou Yifan (2673) – Muzychuk,M (2554) [C83]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (4), 2016-03-06
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. c3 Be7 10. Bc2 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nd4 Nxd4 14. cxd4 h5 15. f3 Ng3 16. Rf2 hxg4 17. Bxg6 Rxh3 18. Qc2 Bc5 19. Qxc5 Rh1+ 20. Kg2 Rh2+ 21. Kg1 Rh1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2016 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 5, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 1

Muzychuk,M (2554) – Hou Yifan (2673) [E01]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (3), 2016-03-05
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rd1 b6 10. Bf4 Ba6 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Ne5 Rc8 13. Nc6 Bb5 14. Nxe7+ Qxe7 15. Nc3 Nh5 16. Be3 Nhf6 17. a4 Bc4 18. a5 bxa5 19. Rxa5 Qb4 20. Rda1 Rb8 21. Rxa7 Qxb2 22. Qxb2 Rxb2 23. Bf3 h6 24. h4 Rc8 25. Bf4 Rc2 26. R7a3 h5 27. Kg2 Kh7 28. Rc1 Rxc1 29. Bxc1 e5 30. dxe5 Nxe5 31. Be3 Nxf3 32. Kxf3 Ne4 33. Nxe4 dxe4+ 34. Kxe4 Bxe2 35. Ra5 f6 36. Rc5 Rxc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Women’s World Chess Championship 2016

Posted by 365Chess.com on March 4, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 1.5
2 Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2554 0.5

Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [C50]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (1), 2016-03-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. c3 d6 7. h3 h6 8. Re1 a6 9. a4 Ba7 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 d5 15. Qc2 Qd7 16. Rad1 Rd8 17. Nf5 Qe8 18. b4 b5 19. axb5 axb5 20. Nd2 Ne7 21. Nxe7+ Qxe7 22. Nb3 dxe4 23. dxe4 Red6 24. Nc5 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 26. Qxd1 Qd6 27. Qe2 c6 28. g3 Nd7 29. Nxd7 Qxd7 30. Kg2 Qd6 31. Qe3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Muzychuk, Mariya (2554) [C80]
WCh Women 2016 Lviv UKR (2), 2016-03-03
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. Be3 Be7 10. c3 O-O 11. Nbd2 Qd7 12. Bc2 Nxd2 13. Qxd2 Bg4 14. Bf4 Bxf3 15. gxf3 Rad8 16. Rfd1 Qe6 17. Qe3 Rd7 18. Bg3 g6 19. a4 Nd8 20. axb5 axb5 21. f4 f6 22. exf6 Qxf6 23. Qe2 c6 24. Qg4 Rb7 25. f5 Bd6 26. Ra6 Rg7 27. fxg6 Bc5 28. Kg2 hxg6 29. Rxd5 Bxf2 30. Bb3 Ne6 31. Rd6 Bc5 32. Qxe6+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the Tata Steel Masters 2016

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 9
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 8
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 8
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 7
5 Giri, Anish NED 2798 7
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 7
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 6.5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 6.5
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 6
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 5.5
11 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 5.5
12 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 5
13 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 5
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 5

Carlsen,M (2844) – Ding Liren (2766) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
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. Nxc5 dxc2 14. Qxd8+ Rxd8 15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. Be3 Rd5 17. Rfc1 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Rxe5 19. Bd4 Rg5 20. Rxc2 Kf7 21. Be3 Re5 22. c4 b4 23. Rd1 Rd8 24. Rxd8 Bxd8 25. Kf1 Bg5 26. Bd4 Ra5 27. b3 Bf6 28. Be3 Bg5 29. f4 Be7 30. g4 h5 31. h3 g6 32. Ke2 hxg4 33. hxg4 e5 34. Kf3 exf4 35. Bxf4 Bd6 36. c5 Bxc5 37. Bxc7 Rb5 38. Ke4 Ke6 39. Bf4 Ra5 40. Bd2 Be7 41. Rc6+ Kd7 42. Rxg6 Rxa2 43. Bf4 Ra3 44. g5 Rxb3 45. Rb6 Bxg5 46. Bxg5 a5 47. Ra6 a4 48. Rxa4 Kc6 49. Ra5 Ra3 50. Rf5 b3 51. Bf6 Ra2 52. Bd4 b2 53. Rc5+ Kb6 54. Rc3+ Kb5 55. Rb3+ Kc4 56. Rb8 b1=Q+ 57. Rxb1 Re2+ 58. Be3 Rc2 59. Rb8 Kc3 60. Rc8+ Kb3 61. Bc5 Kc4 62. Rc7 Kc3 63. Kd5 Kd3 64. Rh7 Re2 65. Rh3+ Kc2 66. Kc4 Re4+ 67. Bd4 Kd2 68. Rh2+ Re2 69. Rh4 Rg2 70. Re4 Re2 71. Bc3+ Kd1 72. Rf4 Kc2 73. Rd4 Rf2 74. Rd3 Re2 75. Bd4 Re4 76. Ra3 Re2 77. Be3 Kd1 78. Rd3+ Ke1 79. Rc3 Kf1 80. Kd3 Ra2 81. Rc1+ Kg2 82. Ke4 Kg3 83. Rc8 Rg2 84. Rf8 Kg4 85. Bf2 Kh3 86. Kf3 Rg3+ 87. Kf4 Rg4+ 88. Kf5 Rg7 89. Bd4 Rg3 90. Be5 Rf3+ 91. Bf4 Kg2 92. Kg4 Rf2 93. Rh8 Re2 94. Rh3 Kf2 95. Rf3+ Kg2 96. Be3 Rc2 97. Rg3+ Kf1 98. Kf3 Rf2+ 99. Bxf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2798) – Hou Yifan (2673) [A46]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 d5 4. e3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Ne5 Qc7 8. Ndf3 O-O 9. Bd3 b6 10. Nxc6 Qxc6 11. Ne5 Qc7 12. Qf3 Ne4 13. Nc4 Bxf4 14. Qxf4 Qxf4 15. exf4 Ba6 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Nd2 cxd4 18. Nxe4 f5 19. Ng5 dxc3 20. O-O-O Bc4 21. b3 Bd5 22. Rhe1 Rfe8 23. Re3 Rac8 24. Rdd3 Bxg2 25. Rd7 Red8 26. Rxd8+ Rxd8 27. Nxe6 Rd6 28. Ng5 Bc6 29. Rxc3 h6 30. Nh3 Bb5 31. Re3 Bf1 32. Ng1 Rd4 33. Re1 Bg2 34. Ne2 Re4 35. Kd2 Bf3 36. Ng3 Rxf4 37. Re8+ Kf7 38. Ke3 g5 39. Rh8 Kg7 40. Rc8 Bg4 41. Rc7+ Kf6 42. h3 Rf3+ 43. Kd4 Bxh3 44. Rc6+ Ke7 45. Rxh6 Bg4 46. Rg6 Rxf2 47. Rxg5 Kf7 48. b4 Rf3 49. Ne2 Rh3 50. Nc3 Rh8 51. Nd5 Re8 52. a3 Re4+ 53. Kd3 Be2+ 54. Kd2 Rd4+ 55. Kxe2 Rxd5 56. Rh5 Kg6 57. Rh8 Rd7 58. a4 Kf6 59. a5 Ke5 60. Rc8 bxa5 61. bxa5 Rd5 62. a6 Ra5 63. Rc6 Kd5 64. Rf6 Ke4 65. Re6+ Kf4 66. Kd3 Ra4 67. Rg6 Kf3 68. Kc3 f4 69. Kb3 Ra1 70. Kb4 Ke3 71. Kb5 f3 72. Re6+ Kd4 73. Rf6 Rb1+ 74. Ka4 Rf1 75. Kb3 Ke3 76. Re6+ Kd2 77. Rd6+ Ke3 78. Re6+ Kd4 79. Rf6 Ke4 80. Rf7 Ra1 81. Re7+ Kd4 82. Rf7 Ke3 83. Re7+ Kd2 84. Rd7+ Ke1 85. Re7+ Kf1 86. Rxa7 f2 87. Kc4 Ke2 88. Re7+ Kd2 89. Rf7 f1=Q+ 90. Rxf1 Rxf1 91. Kb5 Kc3 92. a7 Rf8 93. Kc6 Kb4 94. Kb7 Rf7+ 95. Kb6 Rxa7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov,P (2760) – Navara,D (2730) [E12]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. e3 Be7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. Bd3 Qa5+ 11. Nd2 Bb4 12. a3 Bxd2+ 13. Qxd2 Qh5 14. f3 Nd7 15. O-O c5 16. Rac1 Rfd8 17. b4 Ne5 18. dxe5 Ba6 19. Rc3 c4 20. a4 cxd3 21. Rfc1 Qg5 22. Rc7 h5 23. b5 Bc8 24. R1c6 a6 25. Rd6 Rxd6 26. exd6 axb5 27. axb5 e5 28. d7 Bxd7 29. Rxd7 e4 30. fxe4 Ra2 31. Rd5 Qh4 32. g3 Qxe4 33. Rxd3 h4 34. Qc3 Qg6 35. e4 h3 36. Qc8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2640) – Wei Yi (2706) [A15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. h4 Bg7 6. h5 Nc6 7. g3 e5 8. Bg2 Nxc3 9. dxc3 Qxd1+ 10. Kxd1 Bg4 11. h6 Bf6 12. Ng5 Be7 13. Be3 f6 14. Ne4 Rd8+ 15. Ke1 Be6 16. b3 Kf7 17. Rd1 a5 18. Nc5 Rxd1+ 19. Kxd1 Rd8+ 20. Kc2 Bd5 21. f3 b6 22. Ne4 Bf8 23. f4 exf4 24. Bxf4 Ne5 25. Bxe5 Bxe4+ 26. Bxe4 fxe5 27. Bd3 Rd6 28. Bc4+ Ke7 29. Bg8 g5 30. Bxh7 Rxh6 31. Rxh6 Bxh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky,E (2728) – Caruana,F (2787) [E44]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Nge2 c5 6. a3 Ba5 7. Rb1 Na6 8. Ng3 Bb7 9. f3 O-O 10. Bd3 d5 11. O-O cxd4 12. Nb5 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Rc8 14. Qe2 Bd5 15. Bxd5 Qxd5 16. e4 Qa2 17. Bg5 Rc4 18. Rbd1 d3 19. Qxd3 Rc5 20. Be3 Qxb2 21. Bxc5 Nxc5 22. Qe2 Qxe2 23. Nxe2 a6 24. Nd6 b5 25. Nd4 Bb6 26. Kh1 g5 27. Nc6 Kg7 28. g3 h5 29. Rfe1 Na4 30. Rd3 Nc5 31. Rd2 Nb3 32. Rc2 Nc5 33. Kg2 Na4 34. Rd1 g4 35. Rd3 Nc5 36. Rd1 Na4 37. h3 gxf3+ 38. Kxf3 Nh7 39. e5 Bc5 40. Rd3 f6 41. Kg2 Bb6 42. exf6+ Nxf6 43. Nd4 Bxd4 44. Rxd4 Nd5 45. Re4 Rd8 46. Nb7 Rd7 47. Na5 Rd6 48. Rc6 Rxc6 49. Nxc6 Nc5 50. Re5 Nd3 51. Rg5+ Kh6 52. Rg8 Ne3+ 53. Kf3 Nc4 54. Nb4 Nde5+ 55. Ke2 a5 56. Nc2 Nd7 57. Rc8 Kg6 58. Rc7 Nf6 59. Rc6 Kf7 60. a4 Nd5 61. axb5 Ne5 62. Ra6 Nc3+ 63. Kf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2747) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [D27]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O c5 7. Bb3 cxd4 8. exd4 Nc6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. Bg5 O-O 11. Qd2 Na5 12. Bc2 b5 13. Rad1 Bb7 14. d5 exd5 15. Rfe1 Rc8 16. Bf5 Rc7 17. Qf4 Nh5 18. Qh4 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 h6 20. Qxh5 Qxg5 21. Qxg5 hxg5 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Rxd5 g6 24. Bd3 g4 25. a4 Nc6 26. Rc5 bxa4 27. Bxa6 Ra8 28. Be2 Rb8 29. Bxg4 Rxb2 30. Ra1 a3 31. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2744) – So,W (2773) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13), 2016-01-31
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. Nxc5 dxc2 14. Qxd8+ Rxd8 15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. Be3 Rd5 17. Rfc1 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Rxe5 19. Bd4 Rg5 20. Rxc2 Kf7 21. Be3 Rh5 22. a4 Rd8 23. axb5 axb5 24. g3 Bc5 25. Bxc5 Rxc5 26. Re2 Ke7 27. Kg2 Rcd5 28. Ra7 R8d7 29. h4 h6 30. Kf3 Rf5+ 31. Kg2 Rfd5 32. Kf3 Rf5+ 33. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 12

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 8.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 8
3 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 7.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 6.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2798 6.5
6 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 6
7 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 6
8 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 6
9 Navara, David CZE 2730 5.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 5.5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 4.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 4.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 4.5

So, Wesley (2773) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [A30]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2016-01-30
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. e4 Nb4 10. d4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 N8c6 12. Nxc6 Qxd1 13. Rxd1 Bxc6 14. Rb1 Rd8 15. Rxd8+ Kxd8 16. a3 Nd3 17. Be3 Kc7 18. f4 a5 19. e5 Rd8 20. Bxc6 Kxc6 21. Kf1 Bc5 22. Ke2 Bxe3 23. Kxe3 Nc5 24. Rc1 Rd3+ 25. Ke2 Rd4 26. Ke3 Rd3+ 27. Ke2 Rd4 28. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B90]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2016-01-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e6 7. Be3 b5 8. Qd2 Nbd7 9. g4 h6 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. h4 b4 12. Na4 Qa5 13. b3 Be7 14. Rh3 Nc5 15. a3 Rc8 16. axb4 Nxb3+ 17. Nxb3 Qxa4 18. Kb2 d5 19. Bc5 Qd7 20. g5 hxg5 21. hxg5 Rxh3 22. Bxh3 Nh7 23. f4 Qc7 24. Bxe7 Kxe7 25. Nc5 a5 26. g6 Nf6 27. e5 Nd7 28. Nxd7 Qxd7 29. f5 Rc4 30. f6+ gxf6 31. exf6+ Kd6 32. Qh2+ Kc6 33. g7 Qd8 34. Qe5 Bc8 35. b5+ Kb7 36. Rg1 Qb6 37. g8=Q  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Adams, Michael (2744) [C67]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2016-01-30
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 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne2 Nh4 13. Nxh4 Bxh4 14. Bf4 Be7 15. a4 g5 16. Be3 a5 17. f3 g4 18. Kh2 Bd7 19. Rd2 Rd8 20. Rad1 gxf3 21. gxf3 h4 22. Rg1 c5 23. Nc3 Bc6 24. Rxd8+ Kxd8 25. f4 Kd7 26. Rg7 Ke6 27. Nb5 Bxb5 28. axb5 c4 29. Kg2 a4 30. Bd4 Rd8 31. Bc3 Bc5 32. f5+ Kxf5 33. Rxf7+ Ke4 34. Rg7 Rf8 35. Rxc7 Rf2+ 36. Kh1 Rf1+ 37. Kg2 Rf2+ 38. Kh1 Be3 39. e6 Rf1+ 40. Kg2 Rf2+ 41. Kh1 Rf1+ 42. Kg2 Rf2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [C95]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2016-01-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. c4 c6 12. Nc3 b4 13. Ne2 Nxe4 14. Qc2 f5 15. c5+ d5 16. Be3 Kh8 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bh4 19. Rf1 a5 20. f3 Ng3 21. Nxg3 Bxg3 22. f4 Be6 23. Ba4 Rc8 24. Rf3 Bh4 25. Qd2 Rg8 26. Raf1 Rc7 27. g3 Be7 28. Qd4 Qd7 29. Kf2 Rcc8 30. Ke1 g6 31. Kd2 Rg7 32. Kc1 Rcg8 33. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [E15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2016-01-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nc3 Bb7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Qb3 O-O 10. Rfd1 Nbd7 11. Rac1 Rc8 12. Ne1 dxc4 13. Qxc4 b5 14. Qb3 Qb6 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bxf6 Nxf6 17. e3 c5 18. Bxb7 Qxb7 19. Qxb5 Qxb5 20. Nxb5 a6 21. Nc3 cxd4 22. exd4 Rfd8 23. Nf3 Rc4 24. Kf1 g5 25. h3 Rb4 26. Rc2 Kg7 27. b3 Nd5 28. Na4 Rb5 29. Rdd2 Bf6 30. Rc6 Nb4 31. Rc7 Rf5 32. Kg2 Rd6 33. Nc5 a5 34. Ra7 Bd8 35. Ne4 Rc6 36. Ne5 Rc7 37. Ra8 Bf6 38. Nd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Giri, Anish (2798) [A01]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2016-01-30
1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. d3 Bd6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. O-O c6 10. c4 a5 11. a3 e5 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. g4 Bg6 14. Nh4 Re8 15. Nxg6 hxg6 16. e3 Nc5 17. Qb1 d4 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 Ne6 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. Nc4 Bxb4 22. Nxe5 Bc5 23. Nc4 Qa7 24. Bc1 Rb8 25. Qb5 g5 26. Bd2 dxe3 27. fxe3 Rd8 28. Qxb7 Qxb7 29. Bxb7 Rxd3 30. Kg2 Rb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [E15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2016-01-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qa4 Bb7 6. Bg2 c5 7. dxc5 bxc5 8. O-O Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Rd1 Qb6 11. Bf4 d6 12. Rab1 Nbd7 13. b4 Rfb8 14. a3 h6 15. h3 a6 16. g4 Qc7 17. Qa5 Qxa5 18. bxa5 Ne8 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20. Bxb7 Nxc4 21. Bxa8 Rxa8 22. Rb7 Bd8 23. Ne4 Bc7 24. Rc1 Nxa5 25. Rxc7 Nxc7 26. Bxd6 Nb5 27. Bxc5 Nb3 28. Rb1 Nxc5 29. Nxc5 Nxa3 30. Ra1 Nb5 31. Rxa6 Rxa6 32. Nxa6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 11

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 29, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen; Magnus NOR 2844 8
2 Caruana; Fabiano USA 2787 7
3 Ding; Liren CHN 2766 6.5
4 Giri; Anish NED 2798 6
5 So; Wesley USA 2773 6
6 Eljanov; Pavel UKR 2760 6
7 Wei; Yi CHN 2706 5.5
8 Mamedyarov; Shakhriyar AZE 2747 5.5
9 Navara; David CZE 2730 5
10 Karjakin; Sergey RUS 2769 5
11 Van Wely; Loek NED 2640 4.4
12 Hou; Yifan CHN 2673 4
13 Tomashevsky; Evgeny RUS 2728 4
14 Adams; Michael ENG 2744 4

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [C42]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.1), 2016-01-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O Qd7 10. b3 Bf6 11. h3 O-O-O 12. g4 h6 13. Bg2 Kb8 14. Rhe1 Rhe8 15. Kb2 a6 16. Re2 Qe7 17. Rde1 Qf8 18. Nd4 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 Bxd4 20. Qxd4 Bd7 21. f4 Rxe2 22. Rxe2 Re8 23. Rxe8+ Bxe8 24. Qb4 c6 25. Bf1 Kc8 26. g5 Qe7 27. gxh6 gxh6 28. Qd4 f6 29. Qa7 Bd7 30. a4 Qd8 31. Qg1 Qe7 32. Qg6 Qe1 33. Bd3 Qh4 34. Bf5 Bxf5 35. Qxf5+ Kb8 36. c4 Kc7 37. Qa5+ Kc8 38. Qd2 Kd7 39. c5 d5 40. Qe3 Qh5 41. Qg3 Qf7 42. Qg4+ f5 43. Qg3 Qf6+ 44. Qc3 Qxc3+ 45. Kxc3 h5 46. Kb4 Kc8 47. Ka5 Kc7 48. h4 Kb8 49. Kb6 Kc8 50. b4 Kb8 51. b5 cxb5 52. axb5 axb5 53. Kxb5 Kc7 54. c3  1 – 0 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Giri, Anish (2798) [B31]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.2), 2016-01-29
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 Ba6 11. c4 d6 12. e6 Ne5 13. Nc3 Rb8 14. Nxe5 Bxe5 15. Na4 Qc7 16. Bh6 Rf6 17. Rxe5 dxe5 18. Nxc5 Bc8 19. d4 g5 20. Bxg5 Rg6 21. Qh5 Qd6 22. Re1 Qxd4 23. Be3 Qxc4 24. b3 Qb4 25. Rd1 Bxe6 26. Nxe6 Rxe6 27. Qxf5 Rd6 28. Rc1 Qa5 29. Rc4 Rg6 30. Rg4 Rxg4 31. Qxg4+ Kh8 32. Qe6 Re8 33. Qxc6 Rd8 34. a4 Qd5 35. Qxd5 Rxd5 36. Bxa7 Rd1+ 37. Kh2 Rb1 38. Bc5 Rxb3 39. Bxe7 Rb2 40. Bf6+ Kg8 41. Bxe5 Rxf2 42. a5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – Navara, David (2730) [A04]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.3), 2016-01-29
1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Nb3 d6 7. O-O h5 8. h3 Be6 9. e4 Qd7 10. Kh2 f5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. N1d2 h4 13. gxh4 Nf6 14. Nf3 Ne4 15. Bg5 Bc4 16. Re1 Bxb2 17. Nbd2 Nc3 18. Nxc4 Nxd1 19. Raxd1 Bg7 20. Nxd6+ Kf8 21. Nb5 Qc8 22. Bf4 Bf6 23. Nc7 e5 24. Nxe5 Bxe5 25. Rxe5 Nxe5 26. Bxe5 Rh7 27. Nxa8 Qxa8 28. c4 Qc8 29. Bd6+ Kf7 30. Bd5+ Kf6 31. Re1 Qd7 32. Be5+ Ke7 33. Bf4+ Kd8 34. Bg5+ Kc7 35. Bf4+ Kd8 36. Bg5+ Kc7 37. Bf4+ Kd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2760) – So, Wesley (2773) [D92]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.4), 2016-01-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Rc1 dxc4 7. e4 c5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. Nd2 Be6 10. Bxc4 Bxc4 11. Nxc4 Qxc5 12. b3 Nc6 13. Be3 Qh5 14. Qxh5 Nxh5 15. g4 Nf6 16. f3 Rfd8 17. Ke2 Nd4+ 18. Kf2 Nc6 19. a4 Kf8 20. h4 Rd3 21. e5 Nd5 22. Nxd5 Rxd5 23. f4 Rad8 24. Ke2 Ke8 25. Rhe1 f6 26. exf6 exf6 27. Red1 Rxd1 28. Rxd1 Rxd1 29. Kxd1 Kd7 30. f5 gxf5 31. gxf5 b6 32. Bf2 Ne7 33. a5 b5 34. Nd2 a6 35. Ne4 Nxf5 36. Nc5+ Kc6 37. Nxa6 Bf8 38. h5 Bd6 39. b4 Ng7 40. Bc5 Ne6 41. Be3 Kb7 42. Nc5+ Bxc5 43. bxc5 Ka6 44. Bd2 Nxc5 45. Ke2 Ne6 46. Kf3 f5 47. Be1 Kb7 48. Bd2 Kc7 49. Kg3 Kd6 50. Bb4+ Kd7 51. Kh4 Nc7 52. Kg5 Ke6 53. Bc3 Na6 54. h6 b4 55. Ba1 b3 56. Bb2 Nb4 57. Ba1 Na6 58. Bb2 Nc5 59. Ba1 Ne4+ 60. Kf4 Nc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [B22]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.5), 2016-01-29
1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 e6 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 d6 7. Bd3 dxe5 8. dxe5 Nb4 9. Be4 Qxd1+ 10. Kxd1 Nd7 11. Bd2 a5 12. a3 Nc5 13. axb4 Nxe4 14. Be1 b6 15. Nc3 Nxc3+ 16. Bxc3 a4 17. Nd2 Bb7 18. f3 Bd5 19. Kc1 b5 20. b3 a3 21. Kb1 Be7 22. Ka2 O-O 23. Rac1 Rfc8 24. Nb1 Bg5 25. Bd2 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Bxb3+ 27. Kxb3 a2 28. Na3 Bxd2 29. Ra1 Bf4 30. h3 Bxe5 31. Rxa2 Rb8 32. Rc2 Bd6 33. Rc6 Be7 34. Rc7 Bf8 35. Ra7 g6 36. Ra5 Rd8 37. Rxb5 Rd2 38. Rb8 Kg7 39. Nc4 Rxg2 40. b5 Rg1 41. Rxf8 Kxf8 42. b6 Rg5 43. Kb4 Rg1 44. Nd2 Rd1 45. b7 Rxd2 46. b8=Q+ Kg7 47. Qe5+ Kg8 48. Qb8+ Kg7 49. Qe5+ Kg8 50. Qb8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Ding, Liren (2766) [D30]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.6), 2016-01-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Bf4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 dxc4 10. e4 Re8 11. a4 b6 12. Qe2 Ba6 13. Rfd1 Bb4 14. Ne1 Qc8 15. Nc2 Bf8 16. Ne3 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 Rxe5 19. f4 Re8 20. e5 Qe6 21. Kh1 Nd7 22. Nc2 Nc5 23. Nd4 Qc8 24. Bxc6 Nd3 25. Qf3 Rb8 26. Rd2 Bb7 27. Rf1 Rd8 28. Bxb7 Rxb7 29. Nf5 Rc7 30. Ne3 Qe6 31. Ne4 h6 32. Rc2 Rcc8 33. Re2 a6 34. g4 Nc5 35. Nc3 Rd3 36. Qg2 Rcd8 37. f5 Qxe5 38. Nxc4 Qf6 39. Ne5 R3d6 40. Nf3 b5 41. axb5 axb5 42. Nxb5 Rd1 43. Nc3 Rxf1+ 44. Qxf1 Qc6 45. Re3 Rb8 46. Qg2 Qa6 47. Ne4 Nxe4 48. Rxe4 Rb3 49. Re1 Qb5 50. Nd4 Qb4 51. Qe4 Rxb2 52. f6 Qd6 53. Qe5 Rb1  0 – 1 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [C67]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.7), 2016-01-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Be7 13. c4 Nc7 14. d4 d6 15. g3 Bf6 16. Bg2 g6 17. Qd3 d5 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. b3 Be6 20. Bb2 Qd7 21. Rac1 Rac8 22. f4 Bg7 23. Rc2 Na6 24. Rf2 Nb4 25. Qd1 Nc6 26. f5 gxf5 27. Ref1 Ne7 28. Ba3 Bh6 29. Qd3 Rfe8 30. Bxe7 Qxe7 31. Nxf5 Bxf5 32. Rxf5 Qe2 33. Qf3 Qxf3 34. Bxf3 Re7 35. Kg2 Be3 36. Bxd5 Rcc7 37. Rd1 Rc1 38. Rxc1 Bxc1 39. Bc4 Rd7 40. d5 Ba3 41. g4 Kg7 42. Rg5+ Kh8 43. Rh5 Kg7 44. Bd3 h6 45. g5 hxg5 46. Rxg5+ Kh6 47. Rf5 Kg7 48. Kf3 Rd6 49. Rg5+ Kh6 50. Kg4 Bc1 51. Re5 Bb2 52. Rh5+ Kg7 53. Rg5+ Kf8 54. Rh5 Kg7 55. Kf4 Rf6+ 56. Ke3 Ba3 57. h4 Bc5+ 58. Ke4 Rf2 59. Ke5 Rd2 60. Rg5+ Kf8 61. Rg3 Rh2 62. Rg4 Ke7 63. a4 Rh3 64. Bc2 Bd6+ 65. Kf5 Rf3+ 66. Kg5 Be5 67. Rb4 b6 68. h5 Rh3 69. Rc4 Bf6+ 70. Kh6 Be5 71. Kg5 Bf6+ 72. Kh6 Be5 73. Kg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 27, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 7
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 6.5
3 Giri, Anish NED 2798 5.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 5.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 5.5
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 5.5
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5
8 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 5
9 Navara, David CZE 2730 4.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 4.5
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 4
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 4
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 3.5

Giri, Anish (2798) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.1), 2016-01-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qb3 Bxc3+ 8. Qxc3 c6 9. e3 Nd7 10. Bd3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. Bd3 c5 13. O-O b6 14. Be4 Rb8 15. b4 Bb7 16. Bxb7 Rxb7 17. Rac1 Rc8 18. dxc5 bxc5 19. Qxf6 gxf6 20. a3 Rcc7 21. g3 cxb4 22. Rxc7 Rxc7 23. axb4 Rb7 24. Ra1 Rxb4 25. Rxa7 Nc5 26. Ra2 Kg7 27. Kg2 Rb7 28. Rc2 Ne4 29. Nd4 f5 30. Ne2 Rd7 31. Nd4 Rb7 32. h3 Rd7 33. Kf3 Ng5+ 34. Kg2 Ne4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Wei, Yi (2706) [C83]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.2), 2016-01-27
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. c3 Be7 10. Bc2 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nd4 Qd7 14. f4 Nxd4 15. cxd4 f5 16. Be3 O-O 17. Nc3 c6 18. Bxe4 dxe4 19. d5 b4 20. dxc6 Qxd1 21. Nxd1 Rfd8 22. Rc1 Rd3 23. Bc5 Bd8 24. e6 Rc8 25. e7 Ba5 26. gxf5 Be8 27. Nf2 Rd5 28. Nxe4 Bxc6 29. Bxb4 Bxb4 30. Rxc6 Re8 31. f6 Rd4 32. Re6  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [A29]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.3), 2016-01-27
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Nd4 5. Bg2 Nxf3+ 6. Bxf3 Bb4 7. Qb3 Bc5 8. O-O O-O 9. Na4 Bd6 10. Rd1 Re8 11. d4 exd4 12. Rxd4 Be5 13. Rd1 Qe7 14. Nc3 h6 15. Nd5 Nxd5 16. cxd5 c5 17. Bd2 d6 18. Bc3 b6 19. Rd3 Bd7 20. Re3 Qf6 21. a4 Re7 22. Rxe5 Rxe5 23. Be4 Qe7 24. Bxe5 Qxe5 25. Bd3 Re8 26. Bc4 Qd4 27. Qc3 Qxc3 28. bxc3 Re4 29. Bb5 Bxb5 30. axb5 Rxe2 31. Rxa7 Rb2 32. c4 Rb4 33. Ra8+ Kh7 34. Ra6 Rxc4 35. Rxb6 Rb4 36. Kf1 Rb2 37. Ke1 c4 38. Rxd6 Rxb5 39. Rc6 Rxd5 40. Rxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [D97]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.4), 2016-01-27
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 Bf5 12. Bg5 h6 13. Be3 Qb6 14. b3 Rfe8 15. Nd2 Nd7 16. Rac1 Bd4 17. Rfd1 Nb4 18. Nf3 Rxe3 19. fxe3 Bxe3+ 20. Kh1 Bxc1 21. Rxc1 Qd6 22. Qh4 g5 23. Qf2 Qf4 24. Rd1 Bg6 25. Bb5 Ne5 26. Ne2 Qf6 27. Qxc5 Nxf3 28. Qxb4 Nh4 29. Ng3 Qb6 30. Rd4 a5 31. Qc4 Rd8 32. a4 Qf6 33. Rd2 Qa1+ 34. Nf1 Nf5 35. Qc7 Rd6 36. Kg1 Rf6 37. d6 Ne3 38. Qd8+ Kg7 39. Qxf6+ Qxf6 40. Nxe3 Qc3 41. Nf1 Bf5 42. d7 Bxd7 43. Rxd7 Qxb3 44. Rxb7 h5 45. Rd7 h4 46. h3 Qe6 47. Kh1 Qe4 48. Rc7 Kf8 49. Rc3 Kg7 50. Rf3 Qe1 51. Kh2 Qe5+ 52. Kg1 Qe1 53. Rf2 Qb1 54. Rd2 f5 55. Kf2 g4 56. Ne3 Qe4 57. hxg4 fxg4 58. Rd5 Kf6 59. Rf5+ Ke7 60. Ke2 h3 61. gxh3 gxh3 62. Rh5 Qh1 63. Rh7+ Kf8 64. Bc4 h2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Adams, Michael (2744) [A45]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.5), 2016-01-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bd3 b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. f4 Ne7 11. Qf3 Nf5 12. Bf2 Be7 13. g4 Nd6 14. g5 Nfe4 15. O-O-O c4 16. Bc2 b5 17. Qh3 b4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Be1 Bd5 20. Rg1 b3 21. axb3 cxb3 22. Bb1 f5 23. gxf6 Bxf6 24. Rg4 Nf5 25. Kd2 Qa5 26. Ke2 Bxe5 27. dxe5 Rad8 28. Kf2 Qa1 29. Bd2 Bc4 30. Qh5 Qxb2 31. Ke1 Rxd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [C53]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.6), 2016-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 a6 8. Bb3 Be6 9. Bc2 h6 10. h3 Re8 11. Re1 d5 12. exd5 Bxd5 13. b4 Ba7 14. a4 b5 15. Bb2 Qb8 16. Nf1 Qb6 17. Ne3 Rad8 18. a5 Qb7 19. Nxd5 Nxd5 20. Nh4 Re6 21. d4 Rf6 22. Qh5 Qc8 23. Be4 Nf4 24. Qf3 Ng6 25. Qg3 Nxh4 26. Qxh4 exd4 27. Bf3 d3 28. Rad1 Qf5 29. c4 g5 30. Qe4 Bd4 31. Bxd4 Nxd4 32. Rxd3 Ne2+ 33. Rxe2 Rxd3 34. Qe8+ Kg7 35. Be4 Rd1+ 36. Kh2 Qf4+ 37. g3 Qd6 38. cxb5 Rd2 39. Bg2 Rxf2 40. Rxf2 Rxf2 41. Qe3 Rf6 42. bxa6 Qxa6 43. Qc5 Qd6 44. Qc3 Kg8 45. b5 Rf2 46. Qe1 Ra2 47. a6 Qd5 48. Qf1 Qd4 49. Qg1 Qxg1+ 50. Kxg1 Kf8 51. Bd5 Ra3 52. Kf2 Ke7 53. g4 f6 54. Ke2 Kd6 55. Be4 Kc5 56. Bd3 Kd4 57. Bf5 Rxh3 58. Bd7 Ra3 59. Bc6 Kc5 60. Bd7 Kb6 61. Kf2 c5 62. bxc6 Rxa6 63. Kf3 Ra4 64. Ke3 Kc7 65. Kf3 Kd6 66. Ke3 Ra5 67. Ke4 Re5+ 68. Kf3 Re7  0 – 1 (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [C76]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.7), 2016-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. c3 a6 5. Ba4 d6 6. d4 Bd7 7. O-O Bg7 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 exd4 10. e5 Nge7 11. cxd4 O-O 12. Ne4 Bg4 13. Nf6+ Bxf6 14. exf6 Nf5 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Re4 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Qxf6 18. Bxh6 Rfe8 19. Rxe8+ Rxe8 20. g4 Qh4 21. gxf5 Qxh6 22. Qxc6 Re2 23. fxg6 Qxg6+ 24. Qg2 Rxb2 25. Rc1 Rxa2 26. Qxg6+ fxg6 27. Rxc7 Ra4 28. d5 Ra1+ 29. Kg2 Ra5 30. Rc6 Rxd5 31. Rxa6 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 26, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 6.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 5.5
3 So, Wesley USA 2773 5
4 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2798 5
6 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 4.5
8 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 4.5
9 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 4.5
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 4
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 4
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 3.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 3.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Adams, Michael (2744) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.1), 2016-01-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. c3 Nf6 6. d3 h6 7. a4 a5 8. Na3 O-O 9. Nc2 Re8 10. Re1 Ba7 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bxa7 Nxa7 14. Bc4 Be6 15. Bxe6 Rxe6 16. Ne3 Nc8 17. Nf5 Ne7 18. d4 exd4 19. N3xd4 Re5 20. Ng3 Ng6 21. Qc2 c6 22. Rad1 Qc7 23. Ndf5 Rd8 24. Qd2 Kh7 25. f4 Qb6+ 26. Kh1 Ree8 27. h3 Rd7 28. Nxd6 Rxd6 29. Qxd6 Qf2 30. Qd3 Nxf4 31. Qf3 Nxh3 32. Re2 Qxf3 33. gxf3 Ng5 34. Kg2 Ne6 35. Red2 g6 36. Nf1 h5 37. Ne3 h4 38. Nc4 g5 39. Nxa5 g4 40. Nxb7 g3 41. Nd6 Rg8 42. Nf5 Nf4+ 43. Kh1 h3 44. a5 N6h5 45. a6 Ne6 46. a7 Ra8 47. Ra1 Ng5 48. Nh4 Nf4 49. b4 g2+ 50. Nxg2 hxg2+ 51. Rxg2 Nxg2 52. Kxg2 Ne6 53. c4 Nc7 54. Kg3 Kg6 55. Kf4 Kf6 56. e5+ Ke7 57. Ke4 f6 58. f4 fxe5 59. Kxe5 Ne8 60. f5 Nd6 61. f6+ Kd7 62. Rd1 Re8+ 63. Kd4 Kc7 64. Re1 Nf5+ 65. Kc3 Ra8 66. f7  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2760) – Giri, Anish (2798) [E04]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.2), 2016-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. Na3 cxd4 8. Nxc4 Bc5 9. a3 a5 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rc1 Bd6 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. e3 e5 14. exd4 Bg4 15. h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Nxd4 17. Be3 Rad8 18. Bxd4 exd4 19. Qd2 Qb6 20. b4 axb4 21. Qxb4 Qxb4 22. axb4 Rd7 23. Rc5 Re8 24. Rd1 g6 25. Rc4 d3 26. Kf1 Re6 27. g4 h6 28. h4 Re5 29. Rc5 Rxc5 30. bxc5 Rc7 31. Rxd3 Nd7 32. Rd6 Nxc5 33. Rb6 Kg7 34. Kg2 f6 35. Kg3 g5 36. hxg5 hxg5 37. Rb5 Kf7 38. Rb6 Ke7 39. Rb5 Kd6 40. Rb6+ Ke5 41. Rb5 Kd4 42. Rb6 Rf7 43. Rd6+ Kc3 44. Rb6 Kd4 45. Rd6+ Kc4 46. Rb6 Kc3 47. Kg2 Kc4 48. Kg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Navara, David (2730) [C65]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.3), 2016-01-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Qe2 Re8 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. h4 c5 11. h5 h6 12. O-O-O Nb8 13. Rdg1 Nc6 14. g4 f6 15. g5 fxg5 16. Nxg5 Nd4 17. Qd1 hxg5 18. Bxg5 Be7 19. Be3 Bf6 20. h6 Re7 21. hxg7 Rxg7 22. Qh5 Be6 23. Bh6 Bf7 24. Bxg7 Bxh5 25. Bxf6+ Kf8 26. Bxd8 Ne2+ 27. Kb1 Nxg1 28. Bxc7  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – So, Wesley (2773) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.4), 2016-01-26
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8. Qa4+ Nc6 9. e3 O-O 10. Be2 Be6 11. O-O a6 12. Rfc1 Bd6 13. a3 g5 14. Qd1 Rad8 15. Na4 Bc8 16. Nc5 Rfe8 17. Rc3 Ne7 18. Rac1 Nf5 19. Nd2 Re7 20. b4 Kg7 21. Nf1 Rh8 22. Bh5 c6 23. a4 Rc7 24. Nd2 Re8 25. h3 Qe7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [C65]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.5), 2016-01-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Qe2 Re8 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. h4 Nf8 11. h5 Ne6 12. O-O-O c5 13. Qf1 f6 14. Nh4 Nd4 15. c3 Nc6 16. Nf5 Bxf5 17. exf5 h6 18. g4 Bf8 19. Qe2 Qd7 20. Be3 Rad8 21. Qc2 Kh7 22. Qb3 a6 23. Nd2 Na5 24. Qc2 Qd5 25. Kb1 Qxd3 26. Qxd3 Rxd3 27. Ne4 c4 28. b4 Nc6 29. Rxd3 cxd3 30. a4 Rd8 31. Rd1 Kg8 32. Kb2 Kf7 33. a5 b6 34. axb6 cxb6 35. Ra1 d2 36. Nxd2 a5 37. b5 Na7 38. c4 Nc8 39. Ne4 Bb4 40. Kc2 Ke8 41. Rd1 Rxd1 42. Kxd1 Kd7 43. Kc2 Kc7 44. c5 a4 45. f3 bxc5 46. Nxc5 Bxc5 47. Bxc5 Nd6 48. b6+ Kc6 49. b7 Nxb7 50. Bf8 Nd6 51. Bxg7 Nf7 52. Bxf6 a3 53. Bh4 Kd5 54. Be1 a2 55. Kb2 Kd4 56. Bd2 Kd3 57. Bc1 Ke2 58. f4 exf4 59. Bxf4 Kf3 60. Bxh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Ding, Liren (2766) [D47]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.6), 2016-01-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. a3 b4 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Nf6 12. Bd3 bxa3 13. O-O axb2 14. Bxb2 a5 15. Qb3 Bb4 16. Ba3 c5 17. Bb5+ Ke7 18. dxc5 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Qd5 20. Qxd5 Nxd5 21. Bc6 Ra7 22. Bxd5 Bxa3 23. Rxa3 exd5 24. Rd1 Ke6 25. Rb1 Rc8 26. Rb5 a4 27. Rb4 Rxc5 28. Rbxa4 Rxa4 29. Rxa4 Rc6 30. Kg2 Rb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [E53]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.7), 2016-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Qe2 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nbd7 13. Nd2 Qc7 14. Rac1 Nd5 15. f3 e5 16. Rfe1 Rae8 17. Bxd5 Bxd5 18. c4 Bb7 19. d5 f5 20. Be3 Rc8 21. a4 a5 22. Qd3 Rf6 23. Qa3 Ba6 24. Bf2 Rh6 25. h3 Rg6 26. Qe7 h5 27. h4 Qd8 28. Qxd8+ Rxd8 29. Kh2 Kf7 30. Rc3 Re8 31. Bg3 Nc5 32. Rxe5 Rxe5 33. Bxe5 Nxa4 34. Ra3 Nc5 35. Bd4 Nd7 36. Kg1 Rh6 37. Kf2 Rh8 38. Re3 Rc8 39. d6 Re8 40. Rxe8 Kxe8 41. Bxg7 Kf7 42. Bb2 f4 43. Ke2 b5 44. cxb5 Bxb5+ 45. Kd1 Ke6 46. Ne4 Nb6 47. Bc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 25, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 5
3 So, Wesley USA 2773 4.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2798 4.5
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 4.5
6 Navara, David CZE 2730 4
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 4
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 4
9 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 4
10 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 4
11 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 3
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 3
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2.5

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [C60]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.1), 2016-01-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. c3 a6 6. Ba4 d6 7. d4 Bd7 8. Re1 Nf6 9. d5 Ne7 10. Bxd7+ Nxd7 11. Be3 Ng8 12. c4 Bh6 13. Nc3 Bxe3 14. Rxe3 Ngf6 15. b4 O-O 16. Rc1 Qe7 17. Nd2 a5 18. a3 axb4 19. axb4 Nb6 20. h3 Rfc8 21. Ra1 Rxa1 22. Qxa1 Ra8 23. Qb2 Qe8 24. Qc2 c6 25. Kh2 Qc8 26. dxc6 Qxc6 27. Qb3 Kg7 28. Rd3 Ra1 29. Qb2 Ra8 30. Qb3 Ra1 31. Qb2 Ra8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [A07]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.2), 2016-01-24
1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. d3 Nbd7 8. cxd5 Qxb3 9. axb3 exd5 10. Bd2 Nc5 11. Nd4 Bd7 12. b4 Ne6 13. Nb3 Be7 14. Bc3 O-O 15. N1d2 a6 16. Nf3 Rad8 17. Rfc1 Ne8 18. Nfd4 Nxd4 19. Nxd4 Nd6 20. f4 Rfe8 21. Kf2 Bf8 22. Bf3 g6 23. g4 Bg7 24. h4 Bc8 25. e3 Re7 26. Rh1 Rde8 27. Rae1 h6 28. h5 g5 29. f5 Be5 30. Bd1 Bd7 31. Bb3 b6 32. Ne2 Kg7 33. Bxe5+ Rxe5 34. Nc3 a5 35. bxa5 bxa5 36. Ba4 Rb8 37. b3 Rb4 38. d4 Re8 39. Kf3 Reb8 40. Rc1 Kf8 41. Rh2 Ke7 42. Rhc2 R4b6 43. e4 dxe4+ 44. Nxe4 Nxe4 45. Kxe4 Kd6 46. Rc5 Ra6 47. Kd3 f6 48. R1c3 Be8 49. Ke4 Bd7 50. Kd3 Be8 51. Ke3 Rb7 52. Rc1 Rb8 53. Kd3 Bd7 54. R1c2 Be8 55. R2c3 Rb4 56. Ke4 Bd7 57. Kd3 Be8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B90]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.3), 2016-01-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. g4 h6 8. Qf3 Nbd7 9. Qg2 g5 10. O-O-O Ne5 11. Be2 b5 12. h4 Rg8 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. Nf3 Nexg4 15. Bd4 Bb7 16. Ne1 b4 17. Bxg4 bxc3 18. Bxc3 Rc8 19. Bxf6 Qxf6 20. Nd3 Qd4 21. f3 Bg7 22. Kb1 Ke7 23. Qd2 Bf6 24. Rh6 Qb6 25. a3 a5 26. Qh2 Bg7 27. Rh5 Ba6 28. Qd2 Bc3 29. Qc1 Bd4 30. Qd2 Bxd3 31. cxd3 Rc3 32. Rh2 Rxa3 33. Qc1 Rb8 34. Rc2 Rb3 35. Rdd2 Be3 36. Qd1 Bxd2 37. Qxd2 Qg1+ 38. Qc1 Qxc1+ 39. Kxc1 R8b7 40. d4 a4 41. Bh5 R3b4 42. d5 exd5 43. exd5 Rd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Wei, Yi (2706) [D97]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.4), 2016-01-24
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. f3 Nh5 16. Be3 f5 17. Qa3 b4 18. Qxb4 Rb8 19. Qa3 fxe4 20. f4 Qh4+ 21. g3 Nxg3 22. Bf2 Qh3 23. Bxg3 Rec8 24. Bf1 Qg4 25. Be2 Qh3 26. Bf1 Qg4 27. Be2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [E32]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.5), 2016-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. g3 Nxc5 8. Bg2 Nce4 9. O-O Nxc3 10. bxc3 Be7 11. e4 d6 12. e5 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Qc7 14. Qe2 Nd7 15. Bf4 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Bd6 17. Rfe1 Rb8 18. Rad1 Bxe5 19. Qxe5 Qxe5 20. Rxe5 b6 21. c5 f6 22. cxb6 axb6 23. Re2 Kf7 24. f4 e5 25. fxe5 Bg4 26. e6+ Kg6 27. Be4+ f5 28. e7 Bxe2 29. Rd6+ Kg5 30. exf8=R Rxf8 31. Bd5 Rf6 32. Rd7 Kh6 33. Kf2 Bb5 34. Rc7 Rd6 35. c4 Be8 36. Rc8 Bd7 37. Rd8 Kg6 38. Ke3 Kf6 39. Kd4 Ke7 40. Rg8 Rg6 41. Ke5 Rg5 42. Rb8 Rg6 43. Rh8 Rh6 44. h4 Be6 45. Ra8 Bd7 46. Rh8 Be6 47. a4 Bd7 48. Ra8 Rg6 49. Ra7 Rxg3 50. a5 bxa5 51. c5 Kd8 52. h5 f4 53. Kd6 Bc8 54. c6 Rg5 55. Bf7  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.6), 2016-01-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. c3 a6 8. a4 Ba7 9. Na3 h6 10. Nc2 Re8 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Bxa7 Rxa7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nfxd4 Nxd4 16. Qxd4 Ra8 17. f3 a5 18. Ne3 Qd7 19. Red1 b6 20. Qc4 Rae8 21. Qb5 Qc8 22. b4 Qa8 23. Qd3 c6 24. bxa5 bxa5 25. c4 g6 26. Qc3 Nd7 27. Nc2 Nc5 28. Nd4 R6e7 29. Rd2 h5 30. Qe3 Qa6 31. Nf5 gxf5 32. Qg5+ Kf8 33. Qh6+ Kg8 34. Qg5+ Kf8 35. exf5 Qxc4 36. Qh6+ Kg8 37. Qg5+ Kf8 38. Qh6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [C67]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.7), 2016-01-24
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 Be7 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. g4 Nh4 12. Nxh4 Bxh4 13. Nc3 h5 14. f3 f5 15. exf6 gxf6 16. Ne2 Kf7 17. b3 Re8 18. Nf4 hxg4 19. fxg4 f5 20. Rf1 Bf6 21. Rb1 Bd4+ 22. Kh1 fxg4 23. Bb2 Bxb2 24. Rxb2 Re3 25. c4 Rf3 26. Rxf3 gxf3 27. Rf2 Bf5 28. Kh2 Be4 29. Nd3 Ke6 30. Ne1 Kd6 31. Kg3 Kc5 32. Nxf3 Kb4 33. Kf4 Bb1 34. Rb2 Rf8+ 35. Ke3 Bf5 36. Rh2 Ka3 37. h4 Bb1 38. h5 Bxa2 39. Nd2 Bxb3 40. Kd4 Bc2 41. Kc3 Bh7 42. Rh1 Ka2 43. Rh2 b6 44. Ne4+ Ka3 45. Ng5 Bb1 46. Rh1 Ba2 47. Rh3 b5 48. Ne6 Rg8 49. h6 Bxc4 50. Nd4 Bd5 51. h7 Rh8 52. Nc2+ Ka4 53. Kd4 b4 54. Kc5 a5 55. Rh4 Kb3 56. Nd4+ Ka3 57. Nc2+ Kb2 58. Rh2 b3 59. Ne3+ Ka3 60. Nd1 a4 61. Nc3 b2 62. Rh3 Be6 63. Re3 Bf5 64. Nd5+ Ka2 65. Nb4+ Ka1 66. Ra3+ Kb1 67. Rf3 Kc1 68. Rf1+ Kd2 69. Rf2+ Ke3 70. Rxb2 Rxh7 71. Ra2 Rh1 72. Ra3+ Ke4 73. Na2 Ke5 74. Rxa4 Be4 75. Ra8 Bg6 76. Rf8 Ra1 77. Rf2 Be4 78. Re2 Kf4 79. Nc3 Bf3 80. Re7 Rc1 81. Kd4 c5+ 82. Kd3 c6 83. Ne2+ Bxe2+ 84. Rxe2 Kf5 85. Re8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 23, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 5
3 So, Wesley USA 2773 4
4 Giri, Anish NED 2798 4
5 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 4
6 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3.5
7 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 3.5
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 3.5
9 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 3.5
10 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 3.5
11 Navara, David CZE 2730 3
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 2.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 2
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 2

Eljanov,P (2760) – Carlsen,M (2844) [E10]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 Ne4 9. Bf4 c6 10. Nc3 g5 11. Be3 Nd6 12. b3 Nf5 13. g4 Nxe3 14. fxe3 b5 15. e4 b4 16. exd5 bxc3 17. dxc6 Nb8 18. Qe4 f5 19. gxf5 exf5 20. Qd5+ Qxd5 21. cxd5 Na6 22. Rac1 Nc7 23. Ne5 f4 24. Nc4 Rd8 25. Rxc3 Nxd5 26. c7 Nxc7 27. Bxa8 Nxa8 28. e3 Bb4 29. Rc2 Bb7 30. h4 Be4 31. Rh2 Nb6 32. Ne5 fxe3 33. hxg5 Rxd4 34. Ng4 Nd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Van Wely,L (2640) – Giri,A (2798) [D11]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nc3 e6 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. h4 dxc4 10. Nxc4 h5 11. g5 Nd5 12. Bg2 N5b6 13. b3 Bb4 14. Bd2 e5 15. a3 Nxc4 16. bxc4 Ba5 17. O-O O-O 18. c5 Re8 19. Ra2 Qc7 20. Rb2 b6 21. cxb6 axb6 22. d5 e4 23. dxc6 Qxc6 24. Nb5 Ne5 25. Bxa5 Rxa5 26. Nd4 Qd6 27. Ne2 Nd3 28. Nf4 Rxa3 29. Rb5 Qc6 30. Qb1 Nxf4 31. exf4 Qd7 32. Rxb6 Qg4 33. Rb8 Rxb8 34. Qxb8+ Kh7 35. Qe5 Rf3 36. f5 Bxf5 37. Re1 Rf4 38. Re3 Bg6 39. Qd6 Qxh4 40. Rg3 Rg4 41. Qe5 Rxg3 42. fxg3 Qg4 43. Kf2 Bf5 44. Qe7 Kg6 45. Qe5 Qxg5  0 – 1 (view game)

Tomashevsky,E (2728) – Adams,Mi (2744) [D35]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 h6 8. Bh4 Nbd7 9. Qc2 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. O-O-O Nb6 12. h3 Be6 13. Nf3 Nf6 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. Nd2 Kb8 16. Nb3 Rhe8 17. f3 Nfd7 18. Rhe1 Rc8 19. Rc1 Rc7 20. Nb5 Rcc8 21. Nc3 a6 22. Ne2 Nc4 23. Nf4 Nd6 24. Nc5 g5 25. Nfxe6 fxe6 26. e4 dxe4 27. Bxe4 Nxc5 28. dxc5 Nxe4 29. Qxe4 Rcd8 30. Qe5+ Qc7 31. Qxc7+ Kxc7 32. Re4 Rd2 33. Rc2 Rd1+ 34. Rc1 Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei Yi (2706) – So,W (2773) [C80]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
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. Be3 Qd5 17. Bd4 Rfd8 18. Re3 Nxd4 19. cxd4 c5 20. Bxd3 cxd4 21. Re2 Qe6 22. Rd2 Bxd3 23. Rxd3 Bc5 24. Qd2 Rd5 25. h3 h6 26. Qf4 Re8 27. Qd2 Ba7 28. Rd1 Bb8 29. Re1 Bxe5 30. Nxe5 Rxe5 31. Rxe5 Qxe5 32. Rxd4 Qe1+ 33. Kh2 Qxd2 34. Rxd2 Kf8 35. Kg3 Re6 36. Kf3 Ke7 37. b4 Rc6 38. Ke3 Ke6 39. b3 Ke5 40. f4+ Ke6 41. Rd3 Rc2 42. Rd2 Rc3+ 43. Rd3 Rc1 44. Kf3 Rf1+ 45. Ke3 g5 46. fxg5 hxg5 47. Kd4 f5 48. Re3+ Kf6 49. Re2 f4 50. Kc5 Ra1 51. Rd2 Ra3 52. Rd6+ Kf5 53. Rd5+ Kg6 54. Rd3 Ra1 55. g4 Kf6 56. Kd4 Rc1 57. Ke4 Re1+ 58. Kd4 Rc1 59. Ke4 Ke6 60. Kd4 Rc2 61. Ke4 Re2+ 62. Kd4 Kd6 63. Rf3 Re7 64. Rd3 Re8 65. Rf3 Re5 66. Rc3 Re6 67. Rf3 Re8 68. Rd3 Kc6 69. Rf3 Kd6 70. Rd3 Re5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2747) – Hou Yifan (2673) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 d5 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. e3 O-O 7. Qc2 Bd6 8. h3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 e5 10. O-O a6 11. a3 Bd7 12. Rd1 h6 13. b4 Qe7 14. d5 Na7 15. e4 Nc8 16. Be3 a5 17. b5 Re8 18. a4 Bb4 19. Bd3 Nb6 20. Nd2 Bc5 21. Bxc5 Qxc5 22. Nb3 Qd6 23. Be2 Rec8 24. Rab1 Qe7 25. Qc1 Ne8 26. Qe3 Nd6 27. Rbc1 Qg5 28. Qxg5 hxg5 29. Nc5 Kf8 30. Nb1 Ke7 31. Nd2 g6 32. Rc3 Be8 33. Rb1 Rab8 34. Ndb3 c6 35. bxc6 bxc6 36. dxc6 Bxc6 37. Nxa5 Nxa4 38. Rxb8 Nxc3 39. Bg4 f5 40. exf5 gxf5 41. Rxc8 Nxc8 42. Nxc6+ Kd6 43. Bxf5 Kxc6 44. Ne6 Nd6 45. Bg4 Nde4 46. f3 Ne2+ 47. Kf1 N2g3+ 48. Ke1 Nc5 49. Nxg5 Nd3+ 50. Kd2 Nf4 51. Ke3 Nh1 52. Ke4 Kd6 53. Nf7+ Ke7 54. Nxe5 Nxg2 55. Kf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana,F (2787) – Ding Liren (2766) [C84]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 Na5 9. Ba2 c5 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Nh4 c4 12. Nf5 Bxf5 13. exf5 O-O 14. dxc4 Nxc4 15. Bxc4 bxc4 16. Bg5 Rb8 17. Rb1 Nd7 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Nd5 Qd8 20. Qg4 Rb5 21. Qxc4 Nb6 22. Nxb6 Qxb6 23. b4 d5 24. Qb3 Qc6 25. Rfe1 d4 26. a4 Rd5 27. h4 Rb8 28. Qf3 f6 29. Red1 Qc4 30. Qd3 Rc8 31. Rb2 Rd6 32. b5 Rb6 33. Ra1 h5 34. Ra3 Qd5 35. Rab3 e4 36. Qd1 Rd8 37. bxa6 Rxa6 38. Rb5 Qd6 39. a5 d3 40. cxd3 exd3 41. Rd2 Rc6 42. Rb3 Qc7 43. Rb1 Qxa5 44. Rxd3 Rdc8 45. Qxh5 Qe5 46. Rbd1 Rc1 47. Qf3 Rxd1+ 48. Rxd1 Qe8 49. g3 Rc5 50. Ra1 Qd7 51. Ra8+ Rc8 52. Ra5 Kh7 53. Rd5 Qe8 54. Kg2 Rc7 55. Ra5 Qf7 56. Qd5 Qxd5+ 57. Rxd5 Rc4 58. Rd2 Kg8 59. f3 Kf8 60. g4 Rc1 61. Kg3 Rg1+ 62. Rg2 Ra1 63. g5 Kf7 64. Kg4 Ra4+ 65. f4 fxg5 66. hxg5 Ra1 67. Rb2 Rg1+ 68. Kh3 Rf1 69. Rb7+ Kf8 70. Kg4 Rh1 71. f6 gxf6 72. g6 Ra1 73. Kf5 Ra6 74. Rf7+ Kg8 75. Re7 Ra4 76. Re4 Ra6 77. Re6 Ra4 78. Rxf6 Ra5+ 79. Kg4 Kg7 80. Rd6 Ra1 81. Kg5 Rg1+ 82. Kf5 Kh6 83. Rd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Navara,D (2730) – Karjakin,Sergey (2769) [D45]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7), 2016-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O e5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. e4 exd4 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. exd5 h6 13. Rd1 Ne5 14. Nxd4 Bg4 15. Be2 Rc8 16. Qb3 Re8 17. Bf4 Qf6 18. Bg3 Bxe2 19. Nxe2 h5 20. Nd4 h4 21. Bxe5 Rxe5 22. h3 Re4 23. Qxb7 Rb8 24. Qxa7 Rxb2 25. Nf3 Ree2 26. Rf1 Bg3 27. Rad1 Rxa2 28. Qc5 Bxf2+ 29. Rxf2 Rxf2 30. Qxf2 Rxf2 31. Kxf2 Kf8 32. d6 Ke8 33. Rd4 g5 34. Re4+ Kd8 35. Re5 Qxd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 23, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 4
2 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 4
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 4
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 3.5
5 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 3.5
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 3.5
7 Giri, Anish NED 2798 3
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 3
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 3
10 Navara, David CZE 2730 2.5
11 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 2.5
12 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 2
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 2
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2844) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) [A46]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.1), 2016-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. h3 Be7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O c5 8. c3 Nc6 9. Nbd2 d5 10. Qe2 Bd6 11. Rfe1 Ne7 12. Rad1 Ng6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. Ne5 g5 16. f4 gxf4 17. Rf1 Nd7 18. Qh5 Nf6 19. Qh4 Qd8 20. Rxf4 Ne4 21. Nxe4 Qxh4 22. Rxh4 dxe4 23. dxc5 bxc5 24. Rd7 Rab8 25. b3 a5 26. Rc7 a4 27. bxa4 Ba8 28. a5 Rb7 29. Rxc5 Ra7 30. Nc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2798) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) [A13]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.2), 2016-01-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. b3 dxc4 9. bxc4 c5 10. e3 Qc7 11. Qc2 cxd4 12. Nxd4 a6 13. Rc1 Rd8 14. Nb3 Rb8 15. c5 Be5 16. Nd4 b6 17. c6 Nf8 18. Nc3 Ng6 19. Rab1 Qe7 20. c7 Qxc7 21. Nc6 Bb7 22. Nxd8 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Rxd8 24. Na4 Qb7+ 25. f3 b5 26. Nc5 Qa8 27. Nd3 h5 28. Ba5 Nd5 29. Qe2 Re8 30. e4 Nde7 31. Bc3 Bb8 32. Qb2 f5 33. Qb3 fxe4 34. Qxe6+ Kh7 35. Qxe4 Qd5 36. Rb2 Qf7 37. Re2 h4 38. Qe6 Qxe6 39. Rxe6 Rd8 40. Nf2 Nf5 41. Ne4 Rd5 42. Rxa6 hxg3 43. hxg3 Bxg3 44. Rh1+ Bh4 45. Bd2 Rd4 46. Bg5 Rb4 47. Rxg6 Rb2+ 48. Kh3 Kxg6 49. Bxh4 Rxa2 50. Rg1+ Kf7 51. Bf2 Rb2 52. Kg4 g6 53. Bc5 b4 54. Nd6+ Nxd6 55. Bxd6 Ke6 56. Bf8 Kf7 57. Bd6 Ke6 58. Bb8 b3 59. Kf4 Kf7 60. Ke3 Rc2 61. Be5 Rc5 62. f4 Rb5 63. Bb2 Rh5 64. Rg2 Rh1 65. Kf3 Rf1+ 66. Kg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2769) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [E00]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.3), 2016-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 d5 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. b3 c5 9. Bb2 Nc6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Ne1 Qe7 13. Ndf3 Rfe8 14. Nd3 Ba3 15. Bxa3 Qxa3 16. Re1 Rac8 17. Qc1 Qd6 18. Qb2 d4 19. Nd2 Nd5 20. Ne4 Qe7 21. Rac1 Ncb4 22. Nxb4 Nxb4 23. Nd6 Qxd6 24. Bxb7 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 d3 26. exd3 Nxd3 27. Qd2 Qb8 28. Qxd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2773) – Caruana, Fabiano (2787) [C50]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.4), 2016-01-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. Re1 Ba7 8. a4 Be6 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Be3 Bxe3 12. Rxe3 O-O 13. Nbd2 Na5 14. Qa2 c5 15. d4 c4 16. b4 cxb3 17. Nxb3 Nc4 18. Ree1 Qc6 19. Nc5 dxc5 20. Qxc4 exd4 21. cxd4 Nd7 22. a5 Rac8 23. d5 exd5 24. exd5 Qd6 25. Re6 Qf4 26. Re4 Qd6 27. Rb1 Rb8 28. Re6 Qf4 29. Qe2 c4 30. Re4 Qf5 31. Qxc4 b5 32. axb6 Nxb6 33. Qe2 Nxd5 34. Rxb8 Rxb8 35. Re8+ Rxe8 36. Qxe8+ Qf8 37. Qe6+ Qf7 38. Qxa6 h6 39. Qc8+ Kh7 40. h4 Qg6 41. Qb8 Qe4 42. Qb7 Qf5 43. Qb5 Qe4 44. Nd2 Qe1+ 45. Nf1 Nf6 46. Qd3+ Kg8 47. g3 Kf7 48. Kg2 Qe4+ 49. Qxe4 Nxe4 50. Ne3 h5 51. Kf3 Nc5 52. Nd5 g6 53. Nf4 Kf6 54. Ke3 Kf5 55. f3 Nd7 56. Nd3 Nf8 57. Nc5 Ke5 58. g4 hxg4 59. fxg4 Nh7 60. Nd3+ Ke6 61. Kf4 Nf6 62. Kg5 Kf7 63. Nf4 Kg7 64. Ne6+ Kf7 65. Nc5 Kg7 66. Kf4 Nd5+ 67. Ke5 Ne3 68. Kf4 Nd5+ 69. Ke4 Nf6+ 70. Kf3 Nd5 71. Nd3 Kf6 72. Nf2 Ke6 73. Ke4 Nf6+ 74. Kf4 Kf7 75. Ke5 Ke7 76. g5 Nd7+ 77. Kf4 Ke6 78. Ng4 Nb6 79. Nf6 Nc4 80. Ke4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Navara, David (2730) [E60]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.5), 2016-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Nf3 Bg7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Ne5 e6 9. Bg5 Qb6 10. O-O Qxb2 11. Qd3 Qb6 12. Rab1 Qa5 13. Qd2 Kh8 14. Nb5 Qxd2 15. Bxd2 Na6 16. Nd6 Kg8 17. Rfc1 b6 18. e3 Ne4 19. Bxe4 dxe4 20. Nc6 Bd7 21. Nxe4 Bxc6 22. Rxc6 Rfc8 23. Rbc1 Rxc6 24. Rxc6 e5 25. d5 Rd8 26. Nc3 f5 27. e4 fxe4 28. d6 Kf7 29. Nxe4 Ke6 30. Rc4 Rd7 31. Rc8 Nc5 32. Nxc5+ bxc5 33. Be3 Rxd6 34. Bxc5 Rd1+ 35. Kg2 Rc1 36. Re8+ Kf6 37. Bxa7 Ra1 38. Rb8 Rxa2 39. Be3 h5 40. Rb7 Bf8 41. Rb6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2673) – Wei, Yi (2706) [A15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.6), 2016-01-22
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. Bf4 Be6 8. Qa3 O-O 9. e3 N8d7 10. Rd1 c6 11. Ne4 Bd5 12. Bd3 f5 13. Nc5 Nxc5 14. Qxc5 Bxa2 15. h4 Bb3 16. Ra1 Nd5 17. Be5 a5 18. h5 Nb4 19. Bb1 Bd5 20. Bxg7 Kxg7 21. Ne5 Qd6 22. Qc3 Be4 23. Bxe4 fxe4 24. Rh4 Nd5 25. Qd2 Qb4 26. Qxb4 axb4 27. Rxa8 Rxa8 28. hxg6 hxg6 29. Rxe4 Nf6 30. Rh4 Ra1+ 31. Ke2 Rc1 32. Kd2 Rg1 33. g3 g5 34. Rh2 c5 35. Nf3 Ra1 36. dxc5 Ne4+ 37. Kc2 Ra5 38. Nd4 Nxc5 39. g4 Ne4 40. Nf5+ Kf6 41. f3 Nc5 42. Rh6+ Ke5 43. Nxe7 Ra1 44. Ng6+ Kd5 45. Rh5 b3+ 46. Kc3 Kc6 47. Rxg5 Kb5 48. Rxc5+ Kxc5 49. Ne5 Rc1+ 50. Kxb3 Kd5 51. Nd3 Rf1 52. Nb4+ Ke5 53. f4+ Ke4 54. Nc2 Rg1 55. g5 Kd3 56. Nd4 Kxe3 57. Ne6 Ke4 58. Kc4 Rg2 59. b4 Kf5 60. Kd5 Rd2+ 61. Nd4+ Kxf4 62. Kc4 Rg2 63. Ne6+ Ke5 64. Nc5 Rxg5 65. Nxb7 Rg4+ 66. Kb3 Rxb4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2744) – Van Wely, Loek (2640) [B91]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.7), 2016-01-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O b5 10. Nd5 Nbd7 11. Nec3 Bb7 12. Be3 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Nf6 14. Bb6 Qd7 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Re1 Nxe4 17. Rxe4 f5 18. Re3 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qb7+ 20. Rf3 g5 21. Kg1 Qxb6 22. Qd5+ Kg7 23. Rd1 Rad8 24. Qe6 h6 25. Rfd3 Rfe8 26. Qb3 f4 27. Rd5 fxg3 28. hxg3 Rf8 29. R1d2 Rf6 30. Qb4 Qc7 31. a4 bxa4 32. Qxa4 Qb6 33. c4 Rdf8 34. Qc2 R8f7 35. b3 Rb7 36. R2d3 Rbf7 37. Rd2 Rb7 38. R2d3 Rbf7 39. Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel 2016 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 21, 2016 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2787 3
2 Ding, Liren CHN 2766 2.5
3 Hou, Yifan CHN 2673 2.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2773 2.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2844 2
6 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2760 2.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2769 2.5
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 2
9 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2747 1.5
10 Giri, Anish NED 2798 1.5
11 Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2728 1.5
12 Navara, David CZE 2730 1.5
13 Van Wely, Loek NED 2640 1.5
14 Adams, Michael ENG 2744 1

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2747) – Adams, Michael (2744) [E21]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.1), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bd2 O-O 6. Rc1 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. g3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Ne4 10. O-O Nxd2 11. Qxd2 Qe7 12. a3 a5 13. Rfd1 Rd8 14. Na4 d6 15. Nd4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qb7+ 17. f3 d5 18. Nb3 Bf8 19. Qd4 b5 20. Nac5 Qa7 21. cxb5 a4 22. Na1 Qb6 23. Nxa4 Qxb5 24. Nc5 Nc6 25. Qf2 Ne5 26. Nd3 Nxd3 27. exd3 g6 28. Rc3 Rdb8 29. Rd2 Qa4 30. Rcc2 Bh6 31. f4 e5 32. Qf3 exf4 33. Rf2 Qd4 34. Rce2 Ra6 35. Nc2 Qc5 36. Nb4 Rd6 37. gxf4 Bg7 38. f5 Rbd8 39. Rc2 Qb5 40. fxg6 Rxg6+ 41. Kh1 Qd7 42. Rg2 Re8 43. Rce2 Bd4 44. Qxd5 Rd8 45. Qxd7 Rxd7 46. Nc6 Bf6 47. d4 Rd6 48. Rc2 Kf8 49. Rxg6 hxg6 50. Rc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2640) – Carlsen, Magnus (2844) [D83]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.2), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Bxd5 9. Bxc7 Qd7 10. Bg3 Bxa2 11. Ne2 Bd5 12. Nc3 Bc6 13. h4 Rd8 14. Qb3 Qf5 15. h5 e6 16. hxg6 hxg6 17. Qd1 Nd7 18. Bd3 Qa5 19. Kf1 Nf6 20. Be5 Rac8 21. Qd2 Ng4 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. f3 Qg5 24. fxg4 Rxd4 25. Ke1 Qe5 26. Ne2 Rxg4 27. e4 Rxg2 28. Qh6+ Kf6 29. Rc3 Rd8 30. Qh3 Qg5 31. Rf1+ Kg7 32. Qf3 Rd7 33. Rf2 Rg4 34. Nf4 Qh4 35. Be2 Rg1+ 36. Bf1 Kg8 37. Ne2 Rxf1+ 38. Kxf1 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 Bxe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2706) – Giri, Anish (2798) [B91]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.3), 2016-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. g3 e5 9. Nb3 Be7 10. Bg2 O-O 11. O-O Be6 12. a4 Nbd7 13. Re1 Qc7 14. Nd2 Bd8 15. Nf1 Qc5 16. Ne3 Ba5 17. Bd2 Rac8 18. Ne2 Bxd2 19. Qxd2 Ng4 20. Nxg4 Bxg4 21. Rac1 b5 22. b4 Qc6 23. axb5 axb5 24. h3 Be6 25. Red1 Qc4 26. Qe1 Nf6 27. Rxd6 Nxe4 28. Rd3 Nf6 29. Re3 Bd5 30. Rxe5 Bxg2 31. Kxg2 Rfe8 32. Nf4 Rxe5 33. Qxe5 Qxb4 34. Nd5 Nxd5 35. Qxd5 g6 36. c3 Qc4 37. Qxc4 Rxc4 38. Rb1 Rxc3 39. Rxb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Navara, David (2730) – So, Wesley (2773) [D38]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.4), 2016-01-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 dxc4 10. O-O Bd7 11. Bxc4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Rfd8 13. Qa3 Qe7 14. Qxe7 Nxe7 15. Ne5 Be8 16. Rfb1 Rab8 17. a4 b6 18. a5 Nc6 19. Nxc6 Bxc6 20. f3 Kf8 21. Kf2 Ke7 22. Be2 f6 23. e4 b5 24. Ke3 Bd7 25. c4 bxc4 26. Bxc4 c5 27. dxc5 Rxb1 28. Rxb1 Rc8 29. Bb5 Rxc5 30. Bxd7 Kxd7 31. Rb8 Rxa5 32. Rb7+ Kd6 33. Rxg7 Rg5 34. Rxa7 Rxg2 35. Rf7 f5 36. exf5 Rxh2 37. Kf4 Rh4+ 38. Kg3 Rh5 39. Kg4 Rg5+ 40. Kf4 Rxf5+ 41. Rxf5 exf5 42. Kxf5 h5 43. Kg5 Ke6 44. f4 h4 45. Kxh4 Kf5 46. Kh5 Kxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2766) – Karjakin, Sergey (2769) [E15]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.5), 2016-01-21
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. Bd3 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Bb7 11. Qe2 Nbd7 12. O-O-O Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Nf6 14. Bc2 a5 15. Rhe1 b5 16. c5 b4 17. g4 Ba6 18. Qe5 O-O 19. g5 Nh5 20. Qe4 g6 21. Qxc6 Ra7 22. Be4 Bb7 23. Qb6 Qxb6 24. cxb6 Bxe4 25. Rxe4 Rb7 26. Be3 Rc8+ 27. Kb1 Rxb6 28. d5 Rd6 29. Rd2 Kf8 30. dxe6 Rxe6 31. Rxe6 fxe6 32. Rc2 Rd8 33. Nd4 Ng7 34. Nc6 Rd1+ 35. Rc1 Rd5 36. Nxe7 Kxe7 37. Rc7+ Kf8 38. Rc5 Ke7 39. Rxd5 exd5 40. Bb6 Kd6 41. Bxa5 Kc5 42. Bd8 Nf5 43. Kc2 Nd4+ 44. Kd3 Nf5 45. Bc7 Kc6 46. Bf4 Kc5 47. Be3+ Kb5 48. Ke2 Nh4 49. Bd2 Nf5 50. Kf3 Nd4+ 51. Kf4 Nc6 52. Be3 Ka6 53. Bc5 Kb5 54. Bd6 Ka5 55. Ke3  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2787) – Hou, Yifan (2673) [C42]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.6), 2016-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O Qd7 10. h4 h6 11. a3 Rg8 12. Nd4 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 c5 14. Qf4 d5 15. Qg3 O-O-O 16. Be2 g5 17. hxg5 hxg5 18. Rh7 Qa4 19. Kb1 Rd7 20. Bc1 Bd6 21. Qd3 Bf4 22. Be3 Bxe3 23. Qxe3 Qe4 24. Qxe4 dxe4 25. Kc1 Rxd1+ 26. Kxd1 Kd7 27. Kd2 Kd6 28. Bh5 Ke7 29. Ke3 Kf6 30. Be2 Kg6 31. Rh1 f5 32. g3 Rd8 33. a4 Kf6 34. a5 Ke5 35. Rh5 Rg8 36. f4+ exf3 37. Bxf3 Rg7 38. Rh8 Re7 39. Ra8 a6 40. Rd8 f4+ 41. gxf4+ gxf4+ 42. Kf2 Rc7 43. Rb8 Bc8 44. c4 Kd6 45. c3 Ke5 46. Bd5 Kf6 47. Kf3 Kf5 48. b3 Ke5 49. b4 cxb4 50. cxb4 Kf5 51. Ke2 Ke5 52. Kd3 Bf5+ 53. Kd2 Kd4 54. Rf8 Ke5 55. Kc3 Re7 56. Rh8 Be4 57. Rh5+ Kd6 58. Kd4 Bxd5 59. Rxd5+ Kc6 60. Rc5+ Kd6 61. Rf5 Rh7 62. Rf6+ Kc7 63. Rxf4 Rh5 64. Rf7+ Kc6 65. Rf6+ Kc7 66. Re6 Rg5 67. Re5 Rg6 68. b5 axb5 69. cxb5 Rg1 70. Re7+ Kb8 71. b6 Rd1+ 72. Kc5 Rc1+ 73. Kd6 Rd1+ 74. Ke6 Re1+ 75. Kd7 Rxe7+ 76. Kxe7 Ka8 77. Kd7 Kb8 78. Kd8 Ka8 79. a6 Kb8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2728) – Eljanov, Pavel (2760) [E00]
78th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5.7), 2016-01-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 c5 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 cxd4 7. Nf3 b6 8. Bg2 Bb7 9. O-O Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Nc6 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 Rc8 13. Bxd4 Nxd4 14. Qxd4 Rc5 15. b4 Rc7 16. e4 d6 17. Rfd1 e5 18. Qd3 Qc8 19. Be2 Rd8 20. Qe3 g6 21. Rd2 Kg7 22. Rad1 Qe6 23. Kg2 h6 24. f3 Rdd7 25. Bf1 Qe7 26. Kg1 Qe6 27. Kg2 Qe7 28. Kg1 Qe6 29. Re1 Rd8 30. Qf2 Kh7 31. Ra1 Qe7 32. Re1 Qe6 33. Ra1 Qe7 34. Qe3 Rc6 35. Rad1 Rcc8 36. Qf2 Kg7 37. Qe3 Nh7 38. Rd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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