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April 22, 2017

GRENKE Chess Classic 2017 Final Round

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2774 5.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2838 4
3 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2817 4
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2803 3.5
5 Naiditsch, Arkadij AZE 2702 3.5
6 Hou, Yifan CHN 2649 3.5
7 Meier, Georg GER 2621 2
8 Bluebaum, Matthias GER 2634 2

Hou, Yifan (2649) – Naiditsch, Arkadij (2702) [C11]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (7.1), 2017-04-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 a6 7. Be3 Qb6 8. Rb1 Nc6 9. Qd2 Qc7 10. Be2 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Bc5 12. O-O Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Bxd4+ 14. Qxd4 Qc5 15. Qxc5 Nxc5 16. Kf2 Bd7 17. Bd3 Ke7 18. Ke3 Bb5 19. Bxb5 axb5 20. a3 Ra5 21. Rf3 Rc8 22. b4 Rxa3 23. Kd4 Ra4 24. Nxa4 Nxa4 25. Kd3 g6 26. Kd2 h5 27. g3 Rc4 28. h3 Kd7 29. g4 Rd4+ 30. Kc1 hxg4 31. hxg4 Kc6 32. Rbb3 Re4 33. Rf1 g5 34. fxg5 Rxg4 35. Rxf7 Rxg5 36. Rh3 Rxe5 37. Rhh7 Re4 38. c3 Kd6 39. Rd7+ Ke5 40. Rh5+ Kf6 41. Rh6+ Kf5 42. Rh3 b6 43. Rf7+ Ke5 44. Rf2 Rc4 45. Re2+ Kd6 46. Kd2 d4 47. cxd4 Rxb4 48. Rh4 Rb2+ 49. Kd3 Rb3+ 50. Kc2 Rc3+ 51. Kd2 Rc6 52. Rh6 Kd5 53. Re5+ Kxd4 54. Rhxe6 Rxe6 55. Rxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2817) – Aronian, Levon (2774) [C50]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (7.2), 2017-04-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. a4 a5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Be7 9. Bg3 d6 10. h3 Nd7 11. Nc3 Nb6 12. Bb3 Kh8 13. d4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 exd4 15. Qxd4 Bf6 16. e5 dxe5 17. Qxd8 Rxd8 18. Rfe1 Be6 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Ne4 Kg8 21. Nc5 Rd5 22. Nxe6 Rc8 23. b3 c5 24. c4 Rd6 25. Nxg7 Kxg7 26. Bxe5 Rd3 27. Bxf6+ Kxf6 28. Re4 Rc7 29. Rae1 Rxb3 30. Rf4+ Kg7 31. Re6 Nxa4 32. Rg4+ Kf8 33. Rxh6 Rf7 34. Rh8+ Ke7 35. h4 Nc3 36. h5 a4 37. h6 a3 38. h7 a2 39. Re8+ Kxe8 40. h8=Q+ Kd7 41. Kh2 a1=Q 42. Rg8 Qa5 43. Qh3+ Kc7 44. Qg3+ Kd7 45. Qd3+ Ke7 46. Qe3+ Kd6 47. Rg6+ Kc7 48. Qe5+ Kc8 49. Rg8+ Qd8 50. Qxc5+ Rc7 51. Rxd8+ Kxd8 52. Qf8+ Kd7 53. g4 Rb2 54. Qf3 Ke8 55. Qxc3 Rxf2+ 56. Kg3 Rff7 57. g5 Rg7 58. Kg4 Kf8 59. Qf6+ Kg8 60. g6 Rxg6+ 61. Qxg6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2838) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2803) [B92]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (7.3), 2017-04-22
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. Qd3 Nbd7 10. Nd5 O-O 11. O-O Bxd5 12. exd5 Ne8 13. a4 Bg5 14. a5 Bxe3 15. Qxe3 Nef6 16. c4 Rb8 17. Rfb1 Qc7 18. Nd2 b6 19. Nb3 Nc5 20. axb6 Rxb6 21. Nxc5 dxc5 22. b4 Rfb8 23. Rd1 Rxb4 24. Rxa6 Rb3 25. Qg5 h6 26. Qf5 Qc8 27. Qxc8+ Rxc8 28. Rc6 Rbb8 29. Bd3 e4 30. Bc2 Rxc6 31. dxc6 Rc8 32. Ba4 Kf8 33. Bb5 Ke7 34. Ra1 Ng4 35. Ra7+ Ke6 36. f3 exf3 37. gxf3 Ne5 38. f4 Nf3+ 39. Kf2 Nd4 40. Ke3 g6 41. Ke4 Nxc6 42. Ra6 f5+ 43. Kf3 Kd6 44. h4 h5 45. Ke3 Rc7 46. Kd2 Rc8 47. Kc3 Rc7 48. Kb3 Rc8 49. Ka4 Rc7 50. Rb6 Rc8 51. Ba6 Rb8 52. Bb7 Ke7 53. Rxc6 Rxb7 54. Rxc5 Rb1 55. Rd5 Rh1 56. c5 Rxh4 57. c6 Rxf4+ 58. Kb3 Rf1 59. Kb2 Rf2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Meier, Georg (2621) – Bluebaum, Matthias (2634) [B13]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (7.4), 2017-04-22
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Bg5 Bxf3 8. gxf3 e6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Qe2+ Qe7 11. O-O-O O-O-O 12. Qc2 Kb8 13. Kb1 Qd7 14. a3 Be7 15. h4 Nh5 16. Bh3 Qc7 17. Bg4 Bxg5 18. hxg5 Nf4 19. Rxh7 Rxh7 20. Qxh7 g6 21. Qg7 Qe7 22. Rh1 a6 23. Ka2 Ka7 24. Rh7 Ne2 25. Nxe2 Qxe2 26. Qxf7 Qc4+ 27. Kb1 Qd3+ 28. Ka2 Qc4+ 29. Kb1 Qd3+ 30. Ka2 Qc4+ 31. Kb1 Qd3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Levon Aronian wins the GRENKE Chess Classic 2017

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2774 5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2838 3.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2817 3.5
4 Hou, Yifan CHN 2649 3
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2803 3
6 Naiditsch, Arkadij AZE 2702 3
7 Meier, Georg GER 2621 1.5
8 Bluebaum, Matthias GER 2634 1.5

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2803) – Meier, Georg (2621) [C10]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (6.1), 2017-04-21
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O Nxe4 8. Bxe4 Nf6 9. Bg5 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Be7 11. Bf3 O-O 12. Qd3 Bc5 13. Rad1 e5 14. Nb3 Qxd3 15. cxd3 Bb6 16. Rfe1 h6 17. Bh4 Be6 18. Bg3 Rac8 19. Bxe5 Bxb3 20. axb3 Rc2 21. Rf1 Rd8 22. Bxb7 Ng4 23. Bg3 Rxb2 24. Bf3 f5 25. h3 f4 26. Bh4 Nf6 27. Bxf6 gxf6 28. Rde1 Rxd3 29. Re4 Rd4 30. Re8+ Kg7 31. Rfe1 Rd7 32. R8e2 Rxe2 33. Rxe2 Rd1+ 34. Kh2 Rf1 35. g3 Rxf2+ 36. Rxf2 Bxf2 37. gxf4 Bb6 38. Be4 Bc7 39. Kg3 Bd6 40. Kf3 Bc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Naiditsch, Arkadij (2702) – Carlsen, Magnus (2838) [A45]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (6.2), 2017-04-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Bg7 5. h4 h5 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nf3 c5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. O-O Qxc5 10. Nb5 a6 11. Nc7 Ra7 12. Nb5 axb5 13. Bxb8 Ra8 14. Be5 b4 15. Bd4 Qa5 16. c3 Bg4 17. Qb3 bxc3 18. Bxc3 Qc7 19. Rac1 Qd8 20. Rfd1 e6 21. Bb4 Re8 22. Bb5 Nd7 23. e4 Bxf3 24. Qxf3 Ne5 25. Qh3 Nc6 26. exd5 exd5 27. Rxc6 bxc6 28. Bxc6 Rxa2 29. Bxd5 Kh7 30. Qf3 Rxb2 31. Bxf7 Rxb4 32. Rxd8 Rxd8 33. g3 Rb6 34. Bxg6+ Rxg6 35. Qxh5+ Rh6 36. Qf5+ Kh8 37. Kg2 Rf6 38. Qh5+ Kg8 39. Qe2 Rdf8 40. Qc2 Rxf2+ 41. Qxf2 Rxf2+ 42. Kxf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2774) – Hou, Yifan (2649) [D37]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (6.3), 2017-04-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Qc2 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. Bxc4 a6 8. d5 Nb6 9. Be2 exd5 10. e5 Ne4 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. Qxe4 Qd5 13. Qf4 Be7 14. O-O O-O 15. Rd1 Qe6 16. Ng5 Qf5 17. Bf3 Qxf4 18. Bxf4 Nc4 19. b3 Bxg5 20. Bxg5 Nxe5 21. Be4 Re8 22. f3 h6 23. Bh4 c4 24. bxc4 Nxc4 25. Rac1 Be6 26. Bxb7 Ra7 27. Be4 a5 28. Rd4 Ne5 29. Bg3 f6 30. a3 Rd7 31. Bxe5 fxe5 32. Rxd7 Bxd7 33. Rc7 Bb5 34. Rc5 Rb8 35. Rxe5 a4 36. h4 Kf7 37. Rc5 Be8 38. Bc2 Rb2 39. Rc4 Ra2 40. Bxa4 Ra1+ 41. Kh2 Bxa4 42. Rxa4  1 – 0 (view game)

Bluebaum, Matthias (2634) – Caruana, Fabiano (2817) [D27]
4th GRENKE Chess Classic Karlsruhe GER (6.4), 2017-04-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bxc4 e6 5. Nf3 c5 6. O-O a6 7. b3 b6 8. Bb2 Bb7 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Qxd8+ Kxd8 11. Ne5 Ke7 12. Be2 Nbd7 13. Nxd7 Nxd7 14. Nd2 Rhd8 15. Bf3 Bxf3 16. Nxf3 f6 17. Rfd1 e5 18. Kf1 a5 19. Nd2 a4 20. Ne4 Ke6 21. bxa4 Rxa4 22. Nc3 Rc4 23. Nb5 Rc8 24. Ba3 Bxa3 25. Nxa3 Rb4 26. Rab1 Rxb1 27. Rxb1 Ra8 28. Nc4 Rxa2 29. Nxb6 Nc5 30. Rd1 Rc2 31. f3 e4 32. fxe4 Nxe4 33. Nd5 g5 34. Nb4 Rf2+ 35. Kg1 Re2 36. Nc6 Rxe3 37. Nd4+ Ke5 38. Nf3+ Kf5 39. Rf1 Nc3 40. h4 Kg4 41. Nh2+ Kxh4 42. Rxf6 Re1+ 43. Nf1 h5 44. Kh2 Kg4 45. Rf3 Nd1 46. Rf6 h4 47. Rf8 Kh5 48. g3 Re2+ 49. Kg1 h3 50. Rh8+ Kg4 51. Nh2+ Kxg3 52. Nf1+ Kg4 53. Nh2+ Kf4 54. Rxh3 g4 55. Nxg4 Kxg4 56. Rh8 Nf2 57. Kf1 Rc2 58. Ke1 Kf3 59. Rf8+ Ke3 60. Re8+ Ne4 61. Kd1 Rh2 62. Kc1 Kd4 63. Rd8+ Kc4 64. Rc8+ Nc5 65. Kd1 Rg2 66. Ke1 Kd4 67. Rd8+ Ke3 68. Re8+ Ne4 69. Kd1 Rg6 70. Kc2 Rc6+ 71. Kb3 Kd3 72. Rd8+ Nd6 73. Rh8 Rb6+ 74. Ka4 Nc4 75. Rh3+ Kd4 76. Rh4+ Kd5 77. Rd4+ Kc5 78. Rd5+ Kc6 79. Rc5+ Kxc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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