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Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 22, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2808 5.5
2 Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2755 5
3 Wei, Yi CHN 2706 5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2780 4.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2840 4.5
6 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2653 4.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2785 4.5
8 Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2766 4
9 Giri, Anish NED 2773 4
10 Andreikin, Dmitry RUS 2736 3.5
11 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2750 3.5
12 Rapport, Richard HUN 2702 3
13 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2767 3
14 Van Wely, Loek NED 2695 1.5

Rapport, Richard (2702) – Carlsen, Magnus (2840) [A06]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.1), 2017-01-22
1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. d3 h6 5. Nbd2 Nf6 6. c4 c6 7. g3 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. a3 a5 11. Qb1 Bh7 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 Qb6 14. Bc3 Rxa1 15. Qxa1 Bxb4 16. Bxb4 Qxb4 17. Rb1 Qd6 18. Rxb7 e5 19. d4 exd4 20. Nxd4 c5 21. N4b3 d4 22. Bh3 d3 23. e3 Ne5 24. Bg2 Rc8 25. f4 Neg4 26. e4 Re8 27. e5 Nxe5 28. fxe5 Rxe5 29. Rb6 Qe7 30. Rb8+ Ne8 31. Bc6 Re1+ 32. Qxe1 Qxe1+ 33. Nf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2780) – Giri, Anish (2773) [E10]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.2), 2017-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Na3 Nbd7 9. Rc1 Ne4 10. Be3 Bxa3 11. bxa3 Nd6 12. c5 Nc4 13. Rxc4 dxc4 14. Qc2 h6 15. Qxc4 b6 16. Bf4 Re8 17. Bd6 Bb7 18. Ne5 bxc5 19. dxc5 Nxe5 20. Bxe5 a5 21. Rb1 Ra7 22. Qc3 f6 23. Bd6 Ba8 24. Be4 f5 25. Bc2 Rb7 26. Rd1 Rd7 27. e4 Qf6 28. Qc4 Kh8 29. Re1 Qf7 30. Qd3 f4 31. gxf4 e5 32. Qh3 Rxd6 33. cxd6 Qg6+ 34. Qg3 Qxd6 35. Rd1 Qc5 36. Rd7 Rg8 37. Bb3 exf4 38. Qg6 f3 39. h4 Qc3 40. Bxg8 Qe1+ 41. Kh2 Qxf2+ 42. Kh3 Qf1+ 43. Kg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2653) – Andreikin, Dmitry (2736) [C25]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.3), 2017-01-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. f4 Nge7 7. Nf3 Nd4 8. O-O Bg4 9. Be3 c5 10. Qd2 O-O 11. Nh4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Qd7 13. Rf2 Rae8 14. Bh6 Bxh6 15. Qxh6 b5 16. h3 Be6 17. Raf1 Qd8 18. Nb1 d5 19. Nd2 dxe4 20. Nxe4 Nef5 21. Rxf5 Nxf5 22. Rxf5 Qd4+ 23. Rf2 f5 24. Ng5 Qg7 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Bc6 h6 27. Nxe6+ Rxe6 28. Bxb5 Rb8 29. a4 a6 30. Bc4 Re1+ 31. Kg2 Rxb2 32. Bxa6 Rc1 33. Bc4 Rcxc2 34. Rxc2 Rxc2+ 35. Kf3 Kf6 36. a5 g5 37. a6 Rc1 38. Ng2 Ke5 39. Ne3 h5 40. Nc2 g4+ 41. Ke3 gxh3 42. a7 h2 43. a8=Q h1=Q 44. Qb8+ Kf6 45. Qf8+ Kg6 46. Bf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2766) – Wei, Yi (2706) [C43]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.4), 2017-01-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 d5 5. Nbd2 Nc5 6. Be2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 Nc6 9. Nf1 f6 10. exf6 Bxf6 11. Ng3 Qd6 12. c3 Be6 13. Ng5 Bd7 14. Bf3 Ne7 15. Be3 Ne6 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Qe2 Bf7 18. Rad1 Rfe8 19. Qb5 a6 20. Qa4 b5 21. Qc2 Qc6 22. Nh5 Be5 23. Nf4 Rad8 24. Nd3 Bf6 25. Bf4 Ng6 26. Bg3 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 Qb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2785) – So, Wesley (2808) [A06]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.5), 2017-01-22
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 b6 5. Bb2 Bb7 6. Nc3 a6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Bd6 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 Nbd7 11. O-O Qe7 12. a4 Ne4 13. Ne2 a5 14. Nf4 Rac8 15. Re1 Bb4 16. Re2 Nc3 17. Bxc3 Bxc3 18. Rc1 Bb4 19. Rec2 c6 20. Nd3 Bd6 21. Qd2 g6 22. Qc3 Rfe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2755) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2750) [B92]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.6), 2017-01-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 Be6 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Qd3 Bxd5 11. exd5 O-O 12. a4 Rc8 13. a5 Ne8 14. O-O Bg5 15. c4 f5 16. f3 Bxe3+ 17. Qxe3 f4 18. Qf2 g5 19. Nd2 Ndf6 20. b4 Ng7 21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. fxe4 g4 23. c5 Qg5 24. c6 bxc6 25. Bxa6 g3 26. Qf3 Rc7 27. dxc6 gxh2+ 28. Kxh2 d5 29. exd5 Nf5 30. d6 Qh6+ 31. Qh3 Qxd6 32. Bc4+ Kh8 33. b5 Rg7 34. Rad1 Nd4 35. Rxd4 Qxd4 36. Qd3 Qc5 37. Rf3 Qe7 38. Bd5 Qg5 39. Rh3 Rd8 40. b6 e4 41. Qxe4 f3 42. Qxf3 Rxd5 43. c7 Qe5+ 44. Rg3 Rxg3 45. Qxg3 Qh5+ 46. Qh3 Qe5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Van Wely, Loek (2695) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2767) [D83]
79th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.7), 2017-01-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. b3 Na6 10. Nf3 Qa5+ 11. Qd2 Nb4 12. Be2 Qa3 13. O-O c6 14. Ng5 Bd5 15. e4 h6 16. exd5 hxg5 17. Bxg5 Nxd5 18. h4 Qb4 19. Qxb4 Nxb4 20. Bxe7 Rfe8 21. Bxb4 Rxe2 22. Rfd1 Rd8 23. a4 Rb2 24. Bc5 b6 25. Be7 Rxd4 26. Rxd4 Bxd4 27. Rxc6 Rxb3 28. Rc2 Rb1+ 29. Kh2 Ra1 30. Rc4 Bxf2 31. Bf6 Bg1+ 32. Kg3 Ra3+ 33. Kf4 Be3+ 34. Ke5 Bc5 35. g4 Rd3 36. Ke4 Rd1 37. a5 Rf1 38. g5 Kf8 39. Kd5 Ke8 40. Kc6 Re1 41. Kb7 Bf2 42. Rc2 Be3 43. a6 b5 44. Rb2 Kd7 45. Rxb5 Rd1 46. Be5 Ke6 47. Bb8 f6 48. Rb3 Bg1 49. gxf6 Kxf6 50. Rb5 Be3 51. Bc7 Rd3 52. Be5+ Ke6 53. Bh2 Kf6 54. Bc7 Ke6 55. Bb8 Kf6 56. Bg3 Rd7+ 57. Kc6 Rd3 58. Bd6 Bf2 59. Bb8 Rc3+ 60. Kb7 Rd3 61. Bf4 Rd7+ 62. Kc6 Rd3 63. Bb8 Rc3+ 64. Kb7 Rd3 65. Rb1 Rd2 66. Ka8 Ra2 67. Rf1 Ke6 68. Bxa7 Bxh4 69. Kb7 Rb2+ 70. Kc6 Ra2 71. Kb5 Rb2+ 72. Kc6 Ra2 73. Kb7 Rb2+ 74. Kc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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