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Magnus Carlsen wins the Tata Steel Wijk aan Zee 2013

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 27, 2013 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2861 9.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2772 8
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2802 8
4 Leko, Peter HUN 2735 7
5 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2780 7
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2769 6.5
7 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2698 6
8 Giri, Anish NED 2720 5.5
9 Van Wely, Loek NED 2679 5
10 Wang, Hao CHN 2752 5

Van Wely, Loek (2679) – Giri, Anish (2720) [D11]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.1), 2013-01-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 g6 5. Bf4 Bg7 6. e3 O-O 7. Nc3 c5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. Rc1 Nc6 10. Qd2 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Qxc5 12. Qe2 Na5 13. Bd3 Nd5 14. O-O Nxc3 15. bxc3 Bd7 16. Bg3 Rac8 17. Nd4 Ba4 18. Qb2 Rfd8 19. Be2 h5 20. Qb4 Bxd4 21. Qxa4 Bxc3 22. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 23. Qxd1 b5 24. Qd7 b4 25. h4 Rf8 26. Bf4 Nc6 27. Qc7 Qb6 28. Qxb6 axb6 29. Bc7 Ra8 30. Bf3 Ra7 31. Bxb6 Ra6 32. Bxc6 Rxb6 33. Bd5 e6 34. Bb3 Rc6 35. g3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2802) – Wang, Hao (2752) [A29]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.2), 2013-01-23
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Nd4 5. Bg2 Nxf3+ 6. Bxf3 Bc5 7. d3 h6 8. O-O O-O 9. Bg2 c6 10. Bd2 Re8 11. Rc1 Bf8 12. e4 d6 13. h3 a6 14. a4 Rb8 15. Kh2 Nd7 16. Be3 a5 17. f4 Nc5 18. Rc2 Be6 19. f5 Bd7 20. Bf3 b5 21. axb5 cxb5 22. Bh5 bxc4 23. dxc4 Be7 24. Bxc5 dxc5 25. Qd5 Rf8 26. Rd1 Be8 27. Qxe5 Bf6 28. Qxc5 Qb6 29. Qxb6 Rxb6 30. c5 Rb4 31. Nd5 Ba4 32. Nxb4 axb4 33. Rc4 Bxd1 34. Bxd1 Rd8 35. Bb3 Rd2+ 36. Kh1 Rxb2 37. Rxb4 Be5 38. Rb7  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2781) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2769) [A56]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.3), 2013-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Nge2 Nbd7 8. Bc2 Ne8 9. O-O Nc7 10. a4 Na6 11. f4 Nb4 12. Be3 e6 13. dxe6 fxe6 14. Qd2 Nf6 15. Rad1 Ng4 16. Bb1 Nc6 17. Kh1 Nxe3 18. Qxe3 Nd4 19. e5 dxe5 20. fxe5 Rxf1+ 21. Rxf1 Bd7 22. Nxd4 cxd4 23. Qxd4 Bc6 24. Qg4 Qe7 25. b3 Bxe5 26. Ne2 Rd8 27. Be4 Be8 28. Qf3 b6 29. Nf4 Bf7 30. Nd3 Bd6 31. Qe3 Qh4 32. h3 Qg3 33. Qxg3 Bxg3 34. Rf3 Bc7 35. Kg1 Rd4 36. Re3 g5 37. Kf2 h5 38. Re2 a5 39. Ke3 Rd8 40. Bf3 Kg7 41. Rb2 Bd6 42. Rb1 Kf6 43. Rf1 Ke7 44. Be4 Rg8 45. Rh1 h4 46. Bf3 Rf8 47. Rd1 Rd8 48. Rf1 Bg6 49. Be4 Bh5 50. Bf3 Rf8 51. Nf2 Bg6 52. Ne4 Bc5+ 53. Kd3 Rd8+ 54. Kc2 g4 55. hxg4 h3 56. Rd1 Rf8 57. Kd3 h2 58. Rh1 Bg1 59. Ke2 Bxe4 60. Bxe4 Kf6 61. Bf3 Rd8  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2861) – L Ami, Erwin (2627) [B18]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.4), 2013-01-23
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Bc4 e6 7. N1e2 b5 8. Bb3 Bd6 9. Nf4 Bxf4 10. Bxf4 Nf6 11. O-O O-O 12. c4 bxc4 13. Bxc4 Qb6 14. Qd2 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Nbd7 16. Rac1 Nd5 17. Bd6 N7f6 18. Bc5 Qb8 19. f3 h6 20. Ne2 Nd7 21. Ba3 e5 22. b3 Qb6 23. Nc3 N7f6 24. Bc5 Qc7 25. dxe5 Qxe5 26. Bd4 Qe7 27. Re1 Qd6 28. Qf2 Nxc3 29. Bxc3 Nd5 30. Be5 Qa3 31. h4 f6 32. Bd4 Kh7 33. Bxd5 Rxd5 34. Rxc6 Qb4 35. Rc4 Qd6 36. Bc5 Qd8 37. Kh2 a6 38. Be7 Qb8+ 39. Qg3 Qxg3+ 40. Kxg3 Ra7 41. Rc6 a5 42. Bc5 Rad7 43. Be3 R7d6 44. Rc4 Re6 45. Kf2 Rde5 46. Rc3 Be8 47. Bd2 a4 48. Rxe5 Rxe5 49. b4 Bb5 50. Be3 h5 51. Rc7 Kg6 52. Ra7 Rd5 53. Kg3 Rd3 54. Bc5 Ra3 55. Bf8 Rxa2 56. Kf4 Kh7 57. Rxg7+ Kh8 58. Kf5 Rc2 59. Kxf6 a3 60. Ra7 a2 61. g3 Rc6+ 62. Kg5 Kg8 63. Bc5 Ba6 64. Bd4 Rd6 65. Ba1  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2772) – Karjakin, Sergey (2780) [E12]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.5), 2013-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Qa4+ Qd7 8. Qc2 dxc4 9. e3 Nd5 10. Ne5 Qd8 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Bxc4 Nxc3 13. Qxc3 O-O 14. O-O Nd7 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Rfd1 Rfd8 17. Be2 a5 18. f3 Qe7 19. Rac1 Rac8 20. Qb3 Rd6 21. Rc3 Rc6 22. Bc4 h6 23. Rdc1 Rd8 24. Qc2 Kh8 25. Qf2 Kg8 26. Qg3 Kf8 27. h3 Qd6 28. Qh4 Qe7 29. Qg3 Qd6 30. Qf2 Kg8 31. Qh4 Kf8 32. b4 axb4 33. axb4 Qd7 34. b5 Rd6 35. Bf1 Rc8 36. Qf2 Qe7 37. Qa2 Rd7 38. Qa7 Ba8 39. Qa6 Rdd8 40. Kh1 g6 41. Qa7 Rd7 42. Qa1 Kg8 43. Ra3 Bb7 44. Ra7 c6 45. Rc3 Qd8 46. bxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2698) – Hou, Yifan (2603) [B81]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.6), 2013-01-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g4 h6 7. h4 e5 8. Nf5 Nc6 9. Bg2 g6 10. Ne3 Be6 11. Ncd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Ne7 13. Qe2 Bg7 14. Qb5+ Qd7 15. Qxd7+ Nxd7 16. Bd2 Rc8 17. Bb4 Nc5 18. O-O-O O-O 19. h5 Bf6 20. Kb1 Kg7 21. Nf1 Bg5 22. Ng3 b6 23. Bxc5 bxc5 24. Ne4 Rcd8 25. hxg6 fxg6 26. Rh3 Rf4 27. Ra3 Rxg4 28. Bf3 Rf4 29. Rxa7 Rxf3 30. Nxg5 hxg5 31. Rxe7+ Kf6 32. Re6+ Kf5 33. Rd2 g4 34. c3 Kg5 35. Re2 Rdf8 36. Rxd6 Rxf2 37. Rxe5+ R8f5 38. Re3 R5f3 39. Re5+ Rf5 40. Re3 R2f3 41. Ree6 Rf6 42. Re5+ R3f5 43. Rxf6 Rxe5 44. Rf1 Rxd5 45. Kc2 Rf5 46. Rg1 c4 47. Kd2 Rf2+ 48. Ke3 Rxb2 49. Ra1 g3 50. Kf3 g2 51. Kg3 Rxa2 52. Rb1 Kf5 53. Kh2 Ke4 54. Rd1 Kf3 55. Rd6 Ra5  0 – 1 (view game)

Sokolov, Ivan (2663) – Leko, Peter (2735) [E53]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.7), 2013-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 c5 6. Nf3 d5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Rc1 h6 12. Bh4 Nc6 13. Bd3 Be7 14. Bb1 Rc8 15. Re1 Nh5 16. Qc2 g6 17. Rxe6 Nf4 18. Rxe7 Nxe7 19. Qd2 g5 20. Ne5 Neg6 21. Nxg6 fxg6 22. Bg3 Nxg2 23. Qc2 Qf6 24. Be5 Qf7 25. a3 Nh4 26. Ba2 Qxa2  0 – 1 (view game)

Leko, Peter (2735) – Van Wely, Loek (2679) [B76]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.1), 2013-01-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2 O-O 9. O-O-O d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bd4 Bxd4 13. Qxd4 Qb6 14. Na4 Qc7 15. Bc4 Rd8 16. Bb3 Be6 17. Nc5 Nf4 18. Nxe6 Nxe6 19. Qe3 Nf4 20. g3 Nd5 21. Qg5 e6 22. Rhe1 a5 23. a4 Rab8 24. Qe5 Qxe5 25. Rxe5 Rb4 26. Re4 Rdb8 27. Rdd4 R4b6 28. Rc4 Kf8 29. Rc5 Ra8 30. Re5 h5 31. h4 Kg7 32. Bc4 Kf6 33. f4 Ra7 34. b3 Ra8 35. Kb2 Ra7 36. Ka3 Ra8 37. Kb2 Ra7 38. c3 Ra8 39. Kc2 Ra7 40. Kb2 Ra8 41. Bxd5 cxd5 42. c4 dxc4 43. Rxc4 Ra7 44. Rb5 Rba6 45. Rcc5 Ke7 46. Kc3 Kd6 47. Kd4 f6 48. Rb8 Rc7 49. Rxc7 Kxc7 50. Rg8 Rd6+ 51. Ke4 Rb6 52. Rxg6 Rxb3 53. Rxf6 Kd7 54. Rg6 Ke7 55. Rg5 Kf6 56. Rxa5 Rxg3 57. Rxh5 Ra3 58. a5 Ra4+ 59. Kf3 Ra1 60. Rg5 Rf1+ 61. Kg3 Rg1+ 62. Kf2 Ra1 63. h5 Ra3 64. Kg2 Ra2+ 65. Kg3 Ra1 66. h6 Rh1 67. a6 Rxh6 68. a7 Rh8 69. Ra5 Ra8 70. Kf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2780) – Sokolov, Ivan (2663) [C78]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.2), 2013-01-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bb7 7. d3 Bc5 8. Nc3 d6 9. a3 h6 10. Be3 O-O 11. Ba2 Rb8 12. Ne2 Bc8 13. Ng3 Bb6 14. c3 Re8 15. d4 Bg4 16. Qd3 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Ne7 18. Kh1 Qd7 19. f4 Qh3 20. f3 exf4 21. Bxf4 Ng6 22. Be3 c5 23. Rf2 Nh5 24. Rg1 c4 25. Qd2 Bd8 26. Nxh5 Qxh5 27. Bb1 Bh4 28. Rff1 d5 29. e5 Rb6 30. f4 f5 31. Qg2 Rd8 32. Bc2  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2603) – Anand, Viswanathan (2772) [B94]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.3), 2013-01-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qe2 h6 8. Bh4 g6 9. f4 e5 10. fxe5 dxe5 11. O-O-O Be7 12. Nf3 Qc7 13. Qc4 Qb8 14. Nd5 b5 15. Qc6 Nxd5 16. Rxd5 Qb7 17. Qc3 f6 18. Bf2 Nb6 19. Rd1 Na4 20. Qb3 Qc6 21. Qd5 Qxd5 22. exd5 Bc5 23. Bg3 Nb6 24. Bd3 Bf5 25. Bxf5 gxf5 26. Rhf1 O-O-O 27. Bf2 Bxf2 28. Rxf2 Rxd5 29. g3 Rxd1+ 30. Kxd1 Nd5 31. Nh4 f4 32. Rd2 Ne3+ 33. Ke2 Nc4 34. Rd1 fxg3 35. b3 Rd8 36. Rxd8+ Kxd8 37. hxg3 Nd6 38. Kd3 b4 39. c4 bxc3 40. Kxc3 Kd7 41. Kd3 Ke6 42. b4 Nf5 43. Nxf5 Kxf5 44. a4 Ke6 45. g4 Kd5 46. Kc3 Ke4 47. Kc2 Kd4 48. Kb3 e4 49. b5 axb5 50. axb5 e3 51. Kc2 Ke4 52. Kd1 Kd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wang, Hao (2752) – Carlsen, Magnus (2861) [B30]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.4), 2013-01-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. Re1 Ng6 6. c3 d5 7. Qa4 Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. exd5 Qxd5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Nbd2 Be7 12. Nc4 Qd8 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Nd4 c5 15. Nc6 Qc7 16. Nxe7+ Nxe7 17. Qa5 Qxa5 18. Nxa5 Ba6 19. Bg5 Rfe8 20. Rad1 h6 21. Bxe7 Rxe7 22. c4 Kf8 23. Rd6 Bb7 24. Red1 Ke8 25. Nc6 Bxc6 26. Rxc6 Rb7 27. b3 a5 28. Rxc5 a4 29. h4 axb3 30. axb3 Rab8 31. Rd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2769) – Aronian, Levon (2802) [D45]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.5), 2013-01-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 a6 6. c5 Nbd7 7. Na4 b5 8. cxb6 Nxb6 9. Bd2 Nxa4 10. Qxa4 Bd7 11. Qc2 Qb6 12. Rc1 Rb8 13. Bd3 Qxb2 14. O-O Bd6 15. Ne5 Qxc2 16. Rxc2 c5 17. Nxd7 Nxd7 18. Bxa6 c4 19. a4 Bb4 20. Bc1 Nf6 21. f3 O-O 22. e4 Ne8 23. Bb5 Rb6 24. Bf4 Nd6 25. Rb1 Ba5 26. Kf1 f6 27. Rcb2 Rfb8 28. h4 c3 29. Re2 e5 30. dxe5 Nxb5 31. axb5 d4 32. Rd1 Rxb5 33. Rc2 d3 34. Rxd3 Rb1+ 35. Bc1 R8b2 36. Rcxc3 Bxc3 37. Rxc3 Rd2 38. Rc8+ Kf7 39. Rc7+ Ke6 40. exf6 gxf6 41. Kg1 Rd1+ 42. Kh2 Rbxc1 43. Rxh7 Rd7 44. Rh6 Rcc7 45. Rh8 Rh7 46. Re8+ Kf7 47. Ra8 Rxh4+ 48. Kg3 Rh1  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2720) – Caruana, Fabiano (2781) [D31]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.6), 2013-01-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bb4 6. g3 Nf6 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8. O-O O-O 9. Qc2 Qa5 10. Na2 Bd6 11. Qxc4 Nb6 12. Qc2 Qxa4 13. b3 Qa5 14. Ne5 Nbd7 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. Nxd6 Qxd6 17. Rd1 e5 18. Nc3 exd4 19. Ba3 c5 20. e3 d3 21. Rxd3 Qb8 22. Nd5 Nxd5 23. Rxd5 b6 24. Bb2 a5 25. Ra4 Re8 26. Rg5 g6 27. Bd5 Kf8 28. Rf4  1 – 0 (view game)

L Ami, Erwin (2627) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2698) [E12]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.7), 2013-01-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. d4 b6 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. a3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qc2 Nd7 8. e4 Nxc3 9. bxc3 c5 10. Bd3 Qc7 11. Qb1 g6 12. O-O Bg7 13. a4 O-O 14. a5 bxa5 15. Qb5 Rfc8 16. Bd2 a4 17. Qxa4 a5 18. Rab1 Bc6 19. Qa3 a4 20. h3 Rcb8 21. Rxb8+ Rxb8 22. Rb1 Rxb1+ 23. Bxb1 Qb7 24. Bc2 Nb6 25. Qb2 cxd4 26. cxd4 Qa6 27. Bc1 Qb5 28. Ne5 Qxb2 29. Bxb2 Bb5 30. f3 Bf8 31. Kf2 f6 32. Ng4 Kf7 33. Ne3 Bb4 34. Bb1 Nc4 35. Nxc4 Bxc4 36. Ke3 a3 37. Ba1 Bd6 38. Bd3 Bb3 39. Kd2 Bb4+ 40. Ke3 Bf8 41. Kd2 Bb4+ 42. Ke3 a2 43. Bb5 Bc2 44. Bc4 Bb1 45. e5 fxe5 46. dxe5 g5 47. f4 gxf4+ 48. Kxf4 Bd2+ 49. Kf3 Ke7 50. h4 Be1 51. h5 Bd2 52. g4 Kd7 53. Bb3 Ke7 54. Bc4 Kd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Sokolov, Ivan (2663) – Hou, Yifan (2603) [D38]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2013-01-26
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 c5 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. e3 Nc6 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. O-O Rfd8 14. a4 Qe7 15. Qb1 Rab8 16. Qe4 cxd4 17. exd4 Qf6 18. Bd3 g6 19. Rfe1 Ne7 20. c4 Nf5 21. d5 exd5 22. cxd5 Re8 23. Ne5 Qd6 24. f4 f6 25. Kh1 h5 26. Qe2 Rbd8 27. Bc4 Re7 28. Qb2 Rde8 29. Nf3 Rxe1+ 30. Nxe1 Qxf4 31. Bd3 Qe3 32. h3 Ng3+ 33. Kh2 Qf4 34. Kg1 h4 35. Qf2 Qxf2+ 36. Kxf2 Ne4+ 37. Kg1 g5 38. a5 Nd6 39. Nf3 Rc8 40. a6 b6 41. Re1 Kf7 42. Rf1 Ke7 43. Re1+ Kd8 44. Bh7 Rc4 45. Bg8 Ra4 46. Be6 Rxa6 47. Nh2 b5 48. Ng4 Ne8 49. Nh6 Bxe6 50. dxe6 Ng7 51. e7+ Ke8 52. Ng8 f5  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2698) – Wang, Hao (2752) [A05]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2013-01-26
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 g6 4. c4 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nfd7 6. Qxc4 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Nc6 9. Nc3 Nb6 10. Qh4 e5 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Bg5 f6 13. Be3 Be6 14. Rfc1 Nd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Nd2 f5 17. Rc5 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Bf8 19. Rc4 Bd6 20. Nb3 Ne7 21. Nc5 Bxc5 22. Bxc5 Rd7 23. Re1 Kf7 24. b4 a6 25. a4 Re8 26. Bxe7 Rexe7 27. Rb1 Rd5 28. Kf3 Ke6 29. g4 Rf7 30. gxf5+ Rxf5+ 31. Ke3 c6 32. Rh4 Rf7 33. f3 Rfd7 34. Rc1 Rd4 35. Rc4 Rxh4 36. Rxh4 Kf5 37. Rc4 g5 38. d4 Rd5 39. dxe5 Rxe5+ 40. Kf2 a5 41. h4 h6 42. bxa5 Rxa5 43. Rb4 c5 44. Rxb7 Rxa4 45. e4+ Kg6 46. Rc7 Ra2+ 47. Kg3 Rc2 48. Rc6+ Kh5 49. hxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2802) – Giri, Anish (2720) [E60]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2013-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 c5 5. Bg2 cxd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. Nc2 Nc6 8. Nc3 d6 9. O-O Be6 10. b3 Qd7 11. Nd5 Bh3 12. Bxh3 Qxh3 13. Nf4 Qd7 14. Bb2 Rfd8 15. Rc1 e6 16. Qe1 Ne7 17. Ne3 b5 18. Qa5 a6 19. Rfd1 Nc6 20. Qe1 Qb7 21. Nd3 Rac8 22. cxb5 axb5 23. Nc2 Ne7 24. Ncb4 Ne4 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. f3 Nf6 27. Qf2 e5 28. e4 d5 29. Rxc8 Rxc8 30. Nxe5 dxe4 31. Ng4 Neg8 32. Nxf6 Nxf6 33. fxe4 Qxe4 34. Rf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2861) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2769) [B32]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2013-01-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. g3 h5 7. N1c3 a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Nge7 10. Bg2 Bg4 11. f3 Be6 12. c3 h4 13. Nc2 Bxd5 14. exd5 Na5 15. f4 Nf5 16. g4 h3 17. Be4 Nh4 18. O-O g6 19. Kh1 Bg7 20. f5 gxf5 21. gxf5 Ng2 22. f6 Bf8 23. Qf3 Qc7 24. Nb4 Nb7 25. Nc6 Nc5 26. Bf5 Nd7 27. Bg5 Rg8 28. Qh5 Nb6 29. Be6 Rxg5 30. Qxg5 fxe6 31. dxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2772) – L Ami, Erwin (2627) [B90]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2013-01-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. h3 Be7 9. Qf3 O-O 10. O-O-O Qc7 11. g4 Rc8 12. Kb1 a5 13. a3 a4 14. Nc1 b5 15. N1a2 Bxa2+ 16. Nxa2 Qxc2+ 17. Ka1 Nc6 18. Rc1 Qxe4 19. Qxe4 Nxe4 20. Bxb5 Nc5 21. Bxc5 dxc5 22. Rc4 Na5 23. Rxa4 Rcb8 24. Bc4 e4 25. Bd5 Bf6 26. Nc3 Ra6 27. Rc1 c4 28. Ka2 Nb3 29. Rc2 Nc1+ 30. Kb1 Rxa4 31. Nxa4 Nd3 32. Bxc4 h5 33. Bxd3 exd3 34. Rd2 hxg4 35. hxg4 Re8 36. Rxd3 Re4 37. Nc3 Rxg4 38. b4 g5 39. Nd5 Be5 40. Kc2 Kf8 41. a4 Rc4+ 42. Kb3 Rd4 43. Rxd4 Bxd4 44. f3 f5 45. Kc4 Bf2 46. Kd3 g4 47. Ke2 Bd4 48. Ne3 g3 49. f4 Kf7 50. Kf3 Ke6 51. b5 Bb6 52. Nc4 Bc5 53. a5 Bd4 54. a6  1 – 0 (view game)

Leko, Peter (2735) – Karjakin, Sergey (2780) [E06]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2013-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Bd6 11. a3 Nbd7 12. b4 Nb6 13. Nc3 Nbd5 14. Na2 Nb6 15. Nc3 Nbd5 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Qe4 h6 18. Ne5 Rb8 19. Qc2 Bxe5 20. dxe5 Qe7 21. e4 Nb6 22. Be3 Rfd8 23. Rfd1 Nc4 24. Bc5 Qe8 25. Qc3 Rxd1+ 26. Rxd1 Rd8 27. Rd4 Rxd4 28. Qxd4 Nxa3 29. Bf1 Nc4 30. f3 Qa8 31. Bxc4 bxc4 32. Qxc4 a5 33. bxa5 Qxa5 34. Qc1 Qb5 35. g4 Qe2 36. Qe3 Qc2 37. Qf2 Qc3 38. Bd4 Qd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2679) – Caruana, Fabiano (2781) [D11]
75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2013-01-26
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Nc3 e6 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nbd7 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Bd2 Nd5 12. Qb3 Qc7 13. Rc1 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Be7 15. Kf1 Rd8 16. Rc2 a6 17. a4 Nf6 18. Kg2 c5 19. Be2 Rd7 20. Bf3 O-O 21. Rb1 Rb8 22. Rcb2 Nd5 23. a5 cxd4 24. cxd4 Qd8 25. Qd3 Bd6 26. Qe2 Qe7 27. Be4 Rc8 28. Qf3 Bb8 29. Bxd5 exd5 30. Bb4 Qd8 31. Bc5 Qxa5 32. Rxb7 Qd8 33. Qe2 Rxb7 34. Rxb7 Rc6 35. Qb2 Bd6 36. Qb4 Bxc5 37. dxc5 Rc8 38. Ra7 Qf6 39. Qb7 Qe6 40. Rxa6 Qe4+ 41. Kh2 Qe5+ 42. Kg1 Rxc5 43. Ra8+ Kh7 44. Qxf7 Rc1+ 45. Kg2 Qe4+ 46. f3 Rc2+ 47. Kg3 Qe5+ 48. f4 Qxe3+ 49. Kh4 g5+ 50. Kxg5  1 – 0 (view game)

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