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London Chess Classic 2016 Round 6

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2794 4.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2823 4
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2809 3.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2785 3
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2779 3
6 Giri, Anish NED 2771 3
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2804 3
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2779 3
9 Adams, Michael ENG 2748 2.5
10 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2760 0.5

Topalov, Veselin (2760) – So, Wesley (2794) [C53]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.1), 2016-12-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 d6 7. Bg5 Ba7 8. Nbd2 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 O-O 11. O-O Nh7 12. h3 h5 13. d4 exd4 14. Nxd4 g4 15. hxg4 hxg4 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. e5 d5 18. Be2 Qg5 19. a5 f5 20. exf6 Nxf6 21. Ra4 Rf7 22. Re1 Nh5 23. Bxg4 Nxg3 24. Re8+ Kg7 25. Rxc8 Bxf2+ 26. Kh2 Qe5 27. Kh3 Ne2  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2809) – Adams, Michael (2748) [D05]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.2), 2016-12-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 b6 5. O-O Bb7 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Qe2 Ne4 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 Nd7 10. c4 a5 11. Rfd1 Qe7 12. Rac1 a4 13. Nf1 axb3 14. axb3 Ra2 15. Bb1 Rxb2 16. Qxb2 Ba3 17. Qc2 c5 18. cxd5 Bxd5 19. N3d2 Ndf6 20. f3 Nxd2 21. Nxd2 g6 22. e4 Bb7 23. Nc4 Bxc1 24. Qxc1 Rd8 25. dxc5 Qxc5+ 26. Kh1 Rxd1+ 27. Qxd1 Kg7 28. Qd2 Ba6 29. Ne3 Bb5 30. Nc2 h5 31. h4 Nd7 32. b4 Qe7 33. g3 Qf6 34. Nd4 e5 35. Nxb5 Qxf3+ 36. Qg2 Qd1+ 37. Qg1 Qf3+ 38. Qg2 Qd1+ 39. Qg1 Qf3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2823) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2779) [B96]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.3), 2016-12-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. a3 Be7 10. Bf2 Qc7 11. Qf3 Nbd7 12. O-O-O b5 13. g4 g5 14. h4 gxf4 15. Be2 b4 16. axb4 Ne5 17. Qxf4 Nexg4 18. Bxg4 e5 19. Qxf6 Bxf6 20. Nd5 Qd8 21. Nf5 Rb8 22. Nxf6+ Qxf6 23. Rxd6 Be6 24. Rhd1 O-O 25. h5 Qg5+ 26. Be3 Qf6 27. Nxh6+ Kh8 28. Bf5 Qe7 29. b5 Qe8 30. Nxf7+ Rxf7 31. Rxe6 Qxb5 32. Rh6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2779) – Giri, Anish (2771) [B90]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.4), 2016-12-15
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 Be7 8. g5 Nfd7 9. h4 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Be3 Nc6 12. Qd2 O-O 13. O-O-O Nc5 14. f3 Rb8 15. Rg1 Qc7 16. b4 Nd7 17. Ndxb5 axb5 18. Nxb5 Qc8 19. Nxd6 Bxd6 20. Qxd6 Rd8 21. b5 Nde5 22. Qc5 Rxd1+ 23. Kxd1 Nxf3 24. bxc6 Bxc6 25. Rg3 Rb1+ 26. Ke2 Qa6+ 27. Kxf3 Qxf1+ 28. Bf2 Qh1+ 29. Ke3 Qc1+ 30. Kf3 Qd1+ 31. Ke3 Qc1+ 32. Kf3 Qh1+ 33. Ke3 Qxe4+ 34. Kd2 Qf4+ 35. Kc3 Rb8 36. Rd3 Rc8 37. Kb2 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2804) – Aronian, Levon (2785) [C50]
8th London Classic 2016 London ENG (6.5), 2016-12-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. a4 a5 7. c3 d5 8. exd5 Nxd5 9. Re1 Bg4 10. Nbd2 Nb6 11. Bb5 Bd6 12. h3 Bh5 13. Ne4 f5 14. Ng3 Bxf3 15. Qxf3 Ne7 16. Bg5 c6 17. Bc4+ Nxc4 18. dxc4 e4 19. Nxe4 fxe4 20. Qxe4 Rf7 21. Rad1 Qc7 22. Rxd6 Qxd6 23. Bxe7 Qd2 24. Bc5 h6 25. Qe2 Rd8 26. Bd4 Qg5 27. Qg4 Re7 28. Rxe7 Qxe7 29. Qf5 Re8 30. Qxa5 Qf7 31. Kh2 Qf4+ 32. g3 Qf7 33. Kg2 Re1 34. g4 Rd1 35. Qe5 Qg6 36. b4 b6 37. Bxb6 c5 38. Bxc5 Qc6+ 39. f3 Rd3 40. Qb8+ Kh7 41. Qf4  1 – 0 (view game)

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