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London Chess Classic 2016 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2794 3.5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2785 3
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2809 3
4 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2823 3
5 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2779 3
6 Giri, Anish NED 2771 2.5
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2779 2.5
8 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2804 2
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2748 2
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2760 0.5

So,W (2794) – Anand,V (2779) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (5), 2016-12-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bf4 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. Nxb5 Bb4+ 8. Nc3 Nd5 9. a3 Nxc3 10. Qd2 Bxa3 11. Qxc3 Bd6 12. Bxd6 cxd6 13. Bxc4 O-O 14. O-O Bb7 15. Be2 Qb6 16. Rfc1 Rfc8 17. Qa3 Bxf3 18. Bxf3 Rab8 19. h4 Rxc1+ 20. Rxc1 Qxb2 21. Qxb2 Rxb2 22. Rc7 Nf8 23. Rxa7 d5 24. Ra8 g6 25. g3 h5 26. g4 hxg4 27. Bxg4 Kg7 28. h5 gxh5 29. Bxh5 Ng6 30. Bxg6 Kxg6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2804) – Caruana,F (2823) [C42]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (5), 2016-12-13
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 O-O-O 11. Nd4 a6 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. g3 d5 14. Bh3 Kb8 15. Rhe1 Rhe8 16. f4 Bf6 17. Kb1 Qd6 18. Qd3 e5 19. Bc1 e4 20. Qd2 Qc5 21. Bb2 d4 22. Qe2 dxc3 23. Rxd8+ Rxd8 24. Bc1 Rd2 25. Bxd2 cxd2 26. Qxd2 Bc3 27. Qc1 Bxe1 28. Qxe1 e3 29. c3 Na7 30. Bf1 Nb5 31. Kb2 Qa3+ 32. Kb1 Qc5 33. Kb2 Qa3+ 34. Kb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2779) – Kramnik,V (2809) [D37]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (5), 2016-12-13
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 Ba6 13. Re1 Bf6 14. Ne5 Bxe5 15. fxe5 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Ra7 17. g3 Qa8 18. Rab1 axb4 19. axb4 Ra3 20. Qc2 Rb8 21. h4 h6 22. Kg2 Qa6 23. Rec1 bxc5 24. bxc5 Rxb1 25. Qxb1 Qc4 26. Qb2 Rb3 27. Qd2 Qb4 28. Rc2 f6 29. f4 fxe5 30. fxe5 Nf8 31. Ne2 Qb7 32. Nf4 Qf7 33. Rb2 Rxb2 34. Qxb2 g5 35. hxg5 hxg5 36. Nd3 Ng6 37. Nf2 Ne7 38. Qd2 Qg6 39. g4 Kg7 40. Nh3 Kh6 41. Kg3 Nc8 42. Qf2 Kg7 43. Qe3 Kh6 44. Qf3 Kg7 45. Qa3 Qe4 46. Nxg5 Qe1+ 47. Kf4 Qf2+ 48. Nf3 Ne7 49. Qa7 Kf8 50. Qb8+ Kf7 51. Qb7 Kf8 52. Qd7 Ng6+ 53. Kg5 Qxf3 54. Qxe6 Nh8 55. Qf5+ Nf7+ 56. Kf6 Qxf5+ 57. gxf5 Nd8 58. e6 Nf7 59. Kg6 Nd8 60. Kf6 Nf7 61. exf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2785) – Giri,A (2771) [D77]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (5), 2016-12-13
1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 c5 8. Nxc4 Be6 9. b3 Nc6 10. Bb2 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b6 13. Rc1 Rc8 14. Rc2 b5 15. Ne3 Rxc2 16. Nxc2 Qa5 17. Qa1 Qd2 18. Qd1 Qa5 19. Qa1 Qd2 20. Qd1 Qa5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2748) – Topalov,V (2760) [C65]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (5), 2016-12-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Be6 7. O-O Bd6 8. d4 Nd7 9. Nxe5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Bxe5 11. f4 Bd4+ 12. Kh1 f6 13. c3 Bb6 14. f5 Bf7 15. e5 fxe5 16. Qg4 Qd3 17. Qxg7 Rg8 18. Qxe5+ Kd7 19. Qe4 Qa6 20. f6 Rae8 21. Qf5+ Kd8 22. c4 Qa5 23. Qh3 Qb4 24. Qxh7 Qf8 25. b3 Bd4 26. Qd3 Qd6 27. Ne4 Qd7 28. Rd1 Kc8 29. Qxd4 Qg4 30. Bg5 Rxe4 31. Qxa7 Bd5 32. Qa8+ Kd7 33. Rxd5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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