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Radjabov Teimour wins the Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 16, 2017 in Chess news

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [C50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.1), 2017-07-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 O-O 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Ba7 10. Nbd2 Ne7 11. d4 Ng6 12. Bf1 Re8 13. Qc2 Nh7 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Nc4 Qf6 16. Ne3 Ne7 17. Ng4 Bxg4 18. hxg4 Ng6 19. Bc4 Rad8 20. a5 Nf4 21. Nh2 Rd7 22. Be3 Bxe3 23. fxe3 Ne6 24. Rf1 Qe7 25. b4 Nhg5 26. Nf3 Nxf3+ 27. gxf3 Qg5 28. Rae1 Red8 29. Qh2 Rd2 30. Re2 Rd1 31. Bd5 Rxf1+ 32. Kxf1 c6 33. Bxe6 Rd1+ 34. Kf2 fxe6 35. Qh5 Qxh5 36. gxh5 Kf7 37. Rb2 Rc1 38. Rd2 Ke7 39. Rd3 Rh1 40. Kg2 Rxh5 41. c4 Rg5+ 42. Kh2 Rh5+ 43. Kg2 Rg5+ 44. Kh2 h5 45. b5 h4 46. Kh3 Rg3+ 47. Kxh4 Rxf3 48. bxa6 bxa6 49. c5 Rf1 50. Rd6 Ra1 51. Rxc6 Rxa5 52. Kg5 Kd7 53. Rd6+ Ke7 54. Rc6 Kd7 55. Rd6+ Ke7 56. Rc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A05]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.2), 2017-07-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. d3 Nbd7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Qc2 Qc5 10. Qa4 Qb4 11. Qd1 Be7 12. a3 Qb6 13. Nc3 Bg4 14. b4 O-O 15. Be3 Qd8 16. Nd4 Re8 17. h3 Bh5 18. g4 Bg6 19. Qd2 a5 20. Rab1 axb4 21. axb4 h6 22. f4 Bd6 23. f5 Bh7 24. Bf4 Ne5 25. Kh1 Qe7 26. Nc2 Kh8 27. b5 Rad8 28. bxc6 bxc6 29. Qe1 d4 30. Nxd4 Nxd3 31. exd3 Qxe1 32. Rbxe1 Rxe1 33. Rxe1 Bxf4 34. Nce2 c5 35. Nxf4 Rxd4 36. Rf1 Bg8 37. Kh2 Kh7 38. Rf3 Nd7 39. Kg3 Ne5 40. Re3 f6 41. Be4 Bf7 42. h4 Kg8 43. Re1 c4 44. dxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Li, Chao b (2735) [E60]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.3), 2017-07-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 c6 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Ne5 Ne4 8. Nd2 Nf6 9. Nb1 Ne4 10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 O-O 12. O-O Nc6 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Qa4 Qb6 15. Ba3 Qa6 16. Qxa6 Bxa6 17. Rfb1 Rfb8 18. Bxe7 Bxe2 19. Bd6 Rxb1+ 20. Rxb1 Bb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Adams, Michael (2736) [D35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.4), 2017-07-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Nf3 Ne4 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. Qc2 Ndf6 11. O-O O-O 12. Ne5 Re8 13. Rac1 Bf5 14. Rfe1 g6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.5), 2017-07-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. d4 c6 12. b4 exd4 13. cxd4 d5 14. Bd3 dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Be6 17. b5 axb5 18. axb5 Bd5 19. Bxd5 Qxd5 20. bxc6 bxc6 21. Ra6 Qb5 22. Qe2 Rfb8 23. Qxb5 cxb5 24. Bd2 Bb6 25. Rxa8 Rxa8 26. Rb1 Bc7 27. Rxb5 Ra1+ 28. Ne1 Rd1 29. Rb2 Nf4 30. Kf1 Kf8 31. Rc2 Bd6 32. g3 Nd5 33. Ke2 Ra1 34. Rb2 Ke7 35. Nc2 Ra4 36. Kd3 Ke6 37. Rb5 g6 38. Ne3 Ra3+ 39. Ke2 Nxe3 40. Bxe3 Ra2+ 41. Kf3 h5 42. Ke4 Ra4 43. g4 hxg4 44. hxg4 Bc7 45. f4 Ra1 46. Bd2 Ra2 47. Be3 Ra1 48. g5 Kd7 49. Rb7 Kc6 50. Rb2 Ra4 51. Rb1 Kd7 52. f5 gxf5+ 53. Kxf5 Ra5+ 54. Ke4 Ra4 55. Rf1 Ke7 56. Bd2 Ra2 57. Kd3 Bd6 58. Bc3 Rg2 59. d5 Rg4 60. Bf6+ Kd7 61. Ra1 Bc5 62. Ra6 Rg1 63. Rc6 Ba3 64. Rb6 Bc1 65. Rb1 Rg3+ 66. Ke4 Bxg5 67. Be5 Re3+ 68. Kd4 Rf3 69. Ke4 Re3+ 70. Kf5 Be7 71. Rb7+ Ke8 72. d6 Bxd6 73. Bxd6 Re1 74. Bf4 Re7 75. Rb8+ Kd7 76. Kf6 Re1 77. Kxf7 Kc6 78. Kf6 Kd5 79. Kf5 Re7 80. Rd8+ Kc6 81. Rd6+ Kc5 82. Be5 Rh7 83. Rd1 Rh6 84. Ke4 Rh4+ 85. Bf4 Kc4 86. Rc1+ Kb4 87. Ke5 Kb3 88. Rc8 Rg4 89. Be3 Rc4 90. Rd8 Kc3 91. Bd4+ Kd3 92. Ra8 Rc6 93. Kd5 Rg6 94. Ra3+ Ke2 95. Kc4 Rc6+ 96. Bc5 Re6 97. Kd4 Re8 98. Ra2+ Kf3 99. Kd3 Re5 100. Bd4 Rf5 101. Ra1 Kf4 102. Re1 Kf3 103. Be5 Kf2 104. Re2+ Kf3 105. Re3+ Kf2 106. Bg3+ Kg2 107. Ke4 Rf8 108. Be5 Kf2 109. Ra3 Re8 110. Ra2+ Ke1 111. Rb2 Re7 112. Kd4 Kf1 113. Bf4 Re2 114. Rb3 Kf2 115. Be3+ Kf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [D43]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.6), 2017-07-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. Be2 Bg7 9. e4 O-O 10. e5 Qd8 11. O-O dxc4 12. Bxc4 c5 13. dxc5 Nd7 14. Qe2 Nxc5 15. Rfd1 Qe7 16. Qe3 b6 17. b4 Na6 18. a3 Bb7 19. Rd6 Rac8 20. Bxa6 Bxa6 21. Rad1 Rfd8 22. Ne4 Rxd6 23. Nxd6 Rd8 24. Rd2 Bb7 25. Nxb7 Rxd2 26. Qxd2 Qxb7 27. h4 Qc7 28. Qe3 a5 29. b5 a4 30. Qd4 Bf8 31. Qxa4 Qc1+ 32. Kh2 Bxa3 33. Qd4 Bc5 34. Qd8+ Kh7 35. Qf6 Kg8 36. Qd8+ Kh7 37. Qf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [D35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.7), 2017-07-15
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Rb1 Be7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Bc4 Nc6 10. O-O b6 11. d5 Na5 12. Bd3 c4 13. Bc2 exd5 14. exd5 Bb7 15. Re1 Bf6 16. d6 Re8 17. Rxe8+ Qxe8 18. Bf4 Rd8 19. Bf5 g6 20. d7 Qf8 21. Bh3 Be4 22. Rc1 Qc5 23. Qe2 Bf5 24. Rd1 Bxh3 25. gxh3 Kg7 26. Rd6 Bxc3 27. Ng5 Qf5 28. Qe7 h6 29. Ne6+ Kh7 30. Nxd8 Qxf4 31. Nxf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [A15]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.8), 2017-07-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. d4 b5 4. Nbd2 bxc4 5. Nxc4 d5 6. Nce5 e6 7. e3 Bd6 8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O Qb6 10. Qc2 Ba6 11. Bd2 Bxd3 12. Nxd3 Nbd7 13. Rfc1 Rac8 14. b4 Ne4 15. Be1 Qb8 16. Rab1 Qa8 17. Rb3 f6 18. Nc5 Ndxc5 19. dxc5 Bb8 20. Nd4 e5 21. Nf5 Qb7 22. f3 Ng5 23. e4 a6 24. a4 g6 25. Ne3 dxe4 26. fxe4 Rcd8 27. Rd3 Rd4 28. Rxd4 exd4 29. Qc4+ Kg7 30. Qxd4 Qe7 31. Rd1 Nxe4 32. Nc4 Bc7 33. Qd7 Qxd7 34. Rxd7+ Rf7 35. Rd3 Re7 36. Kf1 f5 37. g3 Kf6 38. Bd2 g5 39. Bc1 Ke6 40. Nd2 Nxd2+ 41. Bxd2 Kf6 42. Kf2 h6 43. h3 Kg6 44. Kf3 h5 45. Kf2 g4 46. h4 Re4 47. Rd7 Be5 48. Ra7 f4 49. Bxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [E97]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.9), 2017-07-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. Bd2 Nd7 10. Rc1 h6 11. Ne1 f5 12. Nd3 fxe4 13. Nxe4 Nf5 14. f3 Nf6 15. Ndf2 Nd4 16. Nxf6+ Qxf6 17. Bd3 Bf5 18. Ne4 Qe7 19. Be3 Rae8 20. Qd2 Rf7 21. Rce1 Qf8 22. Bxd4 exd4 23. Ng3 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Bxd3 25. Qxd3 Re7 26. Rxe7 Qxe7 27. Ne2 c6 28. dxc6 bxc6 29. b3 Kf7 30. g3 Qe3+ 31. Qxe3 dxe3 32. Nf4 h5 33. Kf1 Bh6 34. Nd3 Ke6 35. Nb4 Kd7 36. Ke2 a5 37. Nc2 Ke6 38. Nd4+ Kd7 39. f4 Bg7 40. Kxe3 d5 41. cxd5 cxd5 42. h3 Bf6 43. g4 hxg4 44. hxg4 g5 45. f5 Kd6 46. Ne6 Be7 47. Kd4 Bf6+ 48. Kd3 Be7 49. Nd4 Bf6 50. a3 Kc5 51. Ne6+ Kb5 52. Nf8 Be7 53. Nh7 Bxa3 54. Nxg5 Kb4 55. Ne6 Kxb3 56. f6 a4 57. g5 Bf8 58. g6 a3 59. Nd4+ Kb2 60. Nc2  1 – 0 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 14, 2017 in Chess news

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [D41]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.1), 2017-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 b6 12. O-O  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C95]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.2), 2017-07-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. a4 c6 16. Bg5 h6 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Bd3 Bg7 19. Qc1 Kh7 20. b4 Rac8 21. Qd2 exd4 22. cxd4 Nb6 23. axb5 cxb5 24. d5 Nfd7 25. Bd4 Ne5 26. Nxe5 dxe5 27. Rac1 Qd6 28. Bc5 Qf6 29. Nf1 Nd7 30. Rc2 Rc7 31. Qe3 Rec8 32. Nd2 Qf4 33. d6 Nxc5 34. dxc7 Qxe3 35. Rxe3 Ne6 36. Nb3 Bf8 37. Be2 Bxb4 38. Bg4 Rxc7 39. Rxc7 Nxc7 40. Rd3 Ne8 41. Rd7 Nd6 42. f4 Bc8 43. Rc7 Bxg4 44. hxg4 Kg8 45. fxe5 Nxe4 46. Rc8+ Kg7 47. Ra8 Bc3 48. Kf1 Bxe5 49. Ke2 Kf6 50. Rxa6+ Kg5 51. Kf3 Nf6 52. Ra7 Nxg4 53. Rxf7 Bc3 54. Rb7 Ne5+ 55. Ke4 b4 56. Nd4 Nc4 57. Kd3 Ne5+ 58. Ke4 Nc4 59. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [D30]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.3), 2017-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Qb3 c5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Bxc3+ 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 Nd7 13. Rd1 Nxc5 14. Rxd5 b6 15. Rd4 Ne6 16. Rd6 Bb7 17. Nd4 Nxd4 18. Rxd4 Rac8 19. Kd2 Rc5 20. Rg1 Rfc8 21. Bd3 Kf8 22. Rd7 Bd5 23. Rxa7 Rxc3 24. e4 Be6 25. Rb1 R3c7 26. Rxc7 Rxc7 27. a4 Bd7 28. Bc2 Rc6 29. f4 Ke7 30. Rb4 h5 31. g3 Kd8 32. Bb3 f6 33. h4 Kc7 34. Kd3 f5 35. e5 Rg6 36. Kd4 Rxg3 37. e6 Be8 38. Ke5 Rc3 39. Kxf5 Rc5+ 40. Ke4 Bc6+ 41. Kd3 Rc1 42. Bc2 g6 43. Kd2 Rg1 44. e7 Be8 45. Re4 Rg2+ 46. Kc3 Rg3+ 47. Bd3 Kd6 48. Kd4 Bxa4 49. e8=Q Bxe8 50. Rxe8 Rg4 51. Ke3 Rg3+ 52. Ke2 Kd5 53. Rg8 Rg4 54. Kf3 Rxh4 55. Be4+ Kd4 56. Rd8+ Kc3 57. Bxg6 Rh1 58. f5 Rf1+ 59. Ke2 Rf4 60. Rd3+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.4), 2017-07-14
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Rc1 a4 12. Nd2 f5 13. Bxb6 cxb6 14. Nxa4 Bg5 15. Nc3 e4 16. Rb1 Ne5 17. Nb3 Ng4 18. Qc2 Be3 19. dxe4 Qg5 20. fxe3 Qxe3+ 21. Kh1 Qh6 22. h3 Ne3 23. Qd2 f4 24. gxf4 Nxf1 25. Rxf1 Bxb3 26. e5 Rae8 27. Ne4 Kh8 28. Kh2 Bg8 29. e3 Re6 30. Nd6 Qh4 31. Qd4 Rg6 32. Rf3 Qe1 33. f5 Rg5 34. h4 Rh5 35. Rg3 Be6 36. fxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E00]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.5), 2017-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. a4 a5 9. Qc2 c6 10. Na3 Bd6 11. Ne1 Qe7 12. Nd3 h6 13. Rfd1 Re8 14. Rac1 e5 15. dxe5 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Nc4 Nb4 19. Qe4 Bc7 20. Qxe7 Rxe7 21. Be3 Bg4 22. Kf1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 24. Nd6 Rd7 25. Ne4 Nc2 26. Bf4 Nd4 27. Nc3 Bf6 28. Be4 g5 29. Be3 Nb3 30. Rd1 Rxd1+ 31. Nxd1 Bd4 32. Bc2 Bxe3 33. Nxe3 Be6 34. Nf5 Bxf5 35. Bxf5 Kf8 36. e3 Ke7 37. Ke2 Nc5 38. Bc2 Kd6 39. f4 gxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [B48]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.6), 2017-07-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. O-O-O Be7 9. f4 b5 10. e5 b4 11. exf6 bxc3 12. Qxc3 Bxf6 13. g4 h6 14. h4 Bb7 15. Rh2 Rc8 16. Qd2 Nxd4 17. Bxd4 Bxd4 18. Qxd4 O-O 19. Bd3 Qc5 20. Qxc5 Rxc5 21. b4 Rc3 22. Kb2 Rfc8 23. a4 Kf8 24. a5 Ke7 25. Re1 R3c4 26. Bxc4 Rxc4 27. b5 Rb4+ 28. Kc3 Rxb5 29. Ra1 Bd5 30. Rf2 Rc5+ 31. Kd3 Rc4 32. h5 f6 33. c3 e5 34. fxe5 fxe5 35. Rg1 Be6 36. g5 Rh4 37. gxh6 gxh6 38. Rgg2 e4+ 39. Ke3 Rxh5 40. Rh2 Rc5 41. Rxh6 Rxc3+ 42. Kxe4 Rc4+ 43. Kd3 Rc5 44. Rb2 Rxa5 45. Rb6 Ra1 46. Kc3 a5 47. Ra6 a4 48. Kb4 a3 49. Rxa3 Rxa3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Giri, Anish (2775) [B84]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.7), 2017-07-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. f4 O-O 9. Kh1 Qc7 10. Qe1 Nc6 11. Be3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. Qg3 Bb7 14. a3 Rad8 15. Rae1 Bc6 16. Bd3 Qd7 17. Rf3 e5 18. fxe5 Nh5 19. Qh3 Qxh3 20. Rxh3 Nf4 21. Rf3 Nxd3 22. cxd3 dxe5 23. Bxe5 b4 24. axb4 Bxb4 25. Rc1 Rc8 26. h3 f6 27. Bg3 Rfd8 28. Bf2 Bb7 29. Kh2 f5 30. Ra1 fxe4 31. dxe4 Rd2 32. Nd5 Bf8 33. b4 h6 34. Bc5 Bxc5 35. bxc5 Rxc5 36. Rb3 Bxd5 37. exd5 a5 38. d6 Rxd6 39. Rb8+ Kf7 40. Ra8 Rdd5 41. Ra7+ Kg6 42. Ra3 Rh5 43. Ra4 Rb5 44. h4 Rb4 45. R4xa5 Rhxh4+ 46. Kg3 Kh7 47. Ra3 h5 48. Rf7 Rh1 49. Re3 h4+ 50. Kf2 Rbb1 51. Ree7 Rhf1+ 52. Ke2 Rbe1+ 53. Kd3 Rxf7 54. Rxf7 Kh6 55. Kd2 Re6 56. Rf4 Kh5 57. Rf7 Rg6 58. Rf2 Kg4 59. Ke1 Re6+ 60. Kf1 Rf6 61. Rxf6 gxf6 62. Kf2 Kf4 63. Kg1 Kg3 64. Kf1 h3 65. Kg1 Kg4 66. gxh3+ Kxh3 67. Kf2 Kg4 68. Kg2 Kf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Adams, Michael (2736) [A07]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.8), 2017-07-14
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 a5 7. e4 a4 8. c3 Nc6 9. e5 Nd7 10. d4 f6 11. exf6 Bxf6 12. Ne1 Nb6 13. f4 a3 14. Ndf3 axb2 15. Bxb2 Na5 16. Nd3 Nac4 17. Bc1 Na4 18. Qc2 Bd7 19. Rb1 b5 20. h4 Be8 21. Bh3 Qd7 22. Re1 Ra6 23. f5 exf5 24. Nb4 Rd6 25. Qd3 g6 26. Bf4 Rb6 27. Bh6 Bg7 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Ne5 Qd8 30. Bg2 Rd6 31. Re2 f4 32. Rf1 c6 33. h5 Qg5 34. gxf4 Qxh5 35. Ref2 Rdf6 36. Qg3 Nd6 37. Bf3 Nf5 38. Qg5 Qh4 39. Rh2 Qg3+ 40. Rg2 Qxg5 41. fxg5 Re6 42. Rc1 Nh4 43. Bg4 Rxe5 44. dxe5 Nxg2 45. Kxg2 Rf4 46. Bc8 Re4 47. e6 Nb6 48. Bb7 Rxe6 49. Kf2 Na4 50. Re1 Rxe1 51. Kxe1 Nxc3 52. Nxc6 Nxa2 53. Kd2 b4  0 – 1 (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [A35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.9), 2017-07-14
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. a3 cxd4 7. exd4 Be7 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O Nd5 11. Re1 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Bf6 13. Bd3 Bd7 14. Rb1 b6 15. Rb5 g6 16. Bh6 Re8 17. Qd2 Ne7 18. Rbe5 Bc6 19. Bg5 Bg7 20. R5e3 h6 21. Bh4 Bxf3 22. Rxf3 Qd6 23. Bg3 Qxa3 24. Be5 Nd5 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. c4 Qb4 27. Qe2 Rad8 28. cxd5 Rxd5 29. Rc1 Qd6 30. g3 Rxd4 31. Rc3 Re7 32. Qc2 Qd5 33. Re3 Rd7 34. Be4 Qb5 35. Bd3 Qd5 36. Qe2 a5 37. h4 h5 38. Be4 Qd6 39. Kg2 Rc7 40. Rxc7 Qxc7 41. Qb2 Qc5 42. Bf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 13, 2017 in Chess news

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.1), 2017-07-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 Nfd7 8. g5 b5 9. a3 Be7 10. h4 Bb7 11. Be3 Nc6 12. Qd2 Rc8 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. h5 O-O 15. O-O-O Nc5 16. f3 a5 17. Bxc5 dxc5 18. Qxd8 Rfxd8 19. Bxb5 Bxg5+ 20. Kb1 Ba8 21. Na4 Be7 22. b3 Rb8 23. Rxd8+ Rxd8 24. Nb2 Bf6 25. Nd3 Bd4 26. Rd1 Rd6 27. Rc1 f5 28. c3 Be3 29. Re1 Bd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [A34]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.2), 2017-07-13
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 Bf5 8. Nd2 Nc6 9. e4 Be6 10. Kc2 g6 11. Bc4 Bd7 12. Nb3 b6 13. a4 Ne5 14. Bb5 a6 15. Bxd7+ Nxd7 16. Be3 e6 17. Rhd1 O-O-O 18. Nd2 Be7 19. Nc4 Kb7 20. a5 Rhf8 21. axb6 Nxb6 22. Na5+ Kc7 23. Bf4+ Bd6 24. Bh6 Rfe8 25. Nb3 Ra8 26. Be3 Nd7 27. Ra5 Kc6 28. Rda1 Kb6 29. R5a4 Rec8 30. Na5 Be7 31. Rb4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [D85]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.3), 2017-07-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. Qd3 Ba6 12. Qe3 Qd7 13. dxc5 Bxe2 14. Qxe2 bxc5 15. Rd1 Qe6 16. h4 Nc6 17. Ng5 Qf6 18. Be3 Rad8 19. Bxc5 Qxc3 20. Rdc1 Qa5 21. Nf3 Rfe8 22. e5 Rd5 23. e6 f5 24. Qc4 Red8 25. Rb7 Ne5 26. Qxd5 Rxd5 27. Bxe7 Nxf3+ 28. gxf3 Bc3 29. Bg5 f4 30. Rb8+ Kg7 31. Rb7+ Kg8 32. Rb8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Li, Chao b (2735) [A50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.4), 2017-07-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O dxc4 8. Bxc4 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nbd7 11. Rd1 e5 12. d5 e4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4 Nb6 15. Rb1 Qd6 16. Bb3 cxd5 17. Qd3 a5 18. a3 Qe6 19. Bd2 Rfc8 20. Be1 Rc5 21. Ba2 Nc4 22. b4 axb4 23. Bxb4 Rcc8 24. Bb3 b5 25. Qxd5 Qxd5 26. Rxd5 Nxa3 27. Bxa3 Rxa3 28. Rd7 Rf8 29. Rb7 Bc3 30. g4 b4 31. h4 h6 32. g5 hxg5 33. hxg5 Ra5 34. f4 Bd2 35. Kf2 Rc5 36. Rd1 Rc3 37. Bxf7+ Rxf7 38. Rb8+ Kg7 39. Rxd2 Re7 40. Re2 b3 41. Rb4 Rd7 42. Kf3 Re7 43. Re1 Rd7 44. Re2 Re7 45. Rb6 Kf7 46. Kf2 Kg7 47. e4 Rf7 48. Re3 Rxf4+ 49. Kg3 Rxe3+ 50. Kxf4 Rc3 51. Rb7+ Kg8 52. Rb5 Kf7 53. Ke5 Ke7 54. Rb7+ Kd8 55. Kd6 Kc8 56. Rb4 Rd3+ 57. Ke6 Kc7 58. e5 Rf3 59. Ke7 Kc6 60. e6 Kd5 61. Kd7 Rd3 62. Rb7 Ke5+ 63. Ke7 Kd5 64. Rd7+ Ke4 65. Rxd3 Kxd3 66. Kf6 b2 67. e7 b1=Q 68. e8=Q Kd4 69. Qxg6 Qb8 70. Qg7 Ke4 71. Qh7+ Kf3 72. Qf5+ Kg2 73. Qd5+ Kh3 74. g6 Qf8+ 75. Kg5 Qe7+ 76. Kh6 Qe3+ 77. Kh7 Qe7+ 78. g7 Qh4+ 79. Kg6 Qg3+ 80. Kf6 Qh4+ 81. Kf7 Qf4+ 82. Ke7 Qh4+ 83. Ke8 Qe1+ 84. Kd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [A28]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.5), 2017-07-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Qe7 7. Be2 d5 8. d4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 c5 11. Qh4 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Be6 13. Be2 Nd5 14. Bb5+ Kf8 15. Qe4 Bd7 16. Qc4 Be6 17. Qe4 Bd7 18. Qc4 Be6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [C50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.6), 2017-07-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. d4 c6 12. Bd3 Nh5 13. Nc4 exd4 14. Nxd4 Nhf4 15. Bf1 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. g3 Qf6 18. Ne3 Bxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [B23]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.7), 2017-07-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nd4 4. Nf3 e6 5. O-O a6 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. b3 d6 8. Bb2 Nf6 9. Re1 Nd7 10. Bf1 Nde5 11. d3 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Be7 13. Ne2 e5 14. c3 O-O 15. d4 f5 16. exf5 d5 17. Ng3 cxd4 18. c4 Be6 19. Qg4 Bf7 20. cxd5 Bxd5 21. f4 Bf6 22. Rad1 Qa5 23. fxe5 Nxe5 24. Qf4 Rae8 25. Nh5 Nf3+ 26. gxf3 Rxe1 27. Nxf6+ Rxf6 28. Rxe1 Qxe1 29. Bxd4 Qb4 30. a3 Qxa3 31. Bxf6 gxf6 32. Qg4+ Kf7 33. Qh5+ Kf8 34. Qh6+ Kg8 35. Qxf6 Qf8 36. Qxf8+ Kxf8 37. b4 Bxf3 38. Kf2 Be4 39. Bh3 Ke7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [A78]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.8), 2017-07-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. Nd2 Bg7 8. e4 O-O 9. Be2 Re8 10. O-O Na6 11. Kh1 Nc7 12. f3 Nd7 13. a4 b6 14. Nc4 Ne5 15. Bf4 Nxc4 16. Bxc4 a6 17. Qe1 h5 18. h4 Rb8 19. Qg3 Bf8 20. Rfe1 b5 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rxe5 Rb6 23. Rg5 bxc4 24. Bxc7 Qf6 25. Ne4 Rxe4 26. fxe4 Rb3 27. Be5 Rxg3 28. Bxf6 Re3 29. Re5 Bd7 30. d6 Rd3 31. Rd5 Rxd5 32. exd5 Bxd6 33. a5 Kf8 34. Rc1 Bb5 35. Re1 Ba4 36. Kg1 Bd7 37. Kf2 Bc8 38. Be5 Ke7 39. Bxd6+ Kxd6 40. Re8 Bb7 41. Ke3 Kd7 42. Rf8 Bxd5 43. g3 c3 44. bxc3 Bc4 45. Rb8 Kd6 46. Ke4  1 – 0 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [C96]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.9), 2017-07-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Nd7 12. a4 Rb8 13. axb5 axb5 14. b3 Re8 15. d5 Nf8 16. Nbd2 Bd7 17. Nf1 Ra8 18. Ne3 Qc7 19. Nf5 Bf6 20. Bd2 Ra7 21. Nh2 Rea8 22. Ng4 Qd8 23. Nxf6+ Qxf6 24. Qg4 h6 25. Be3 Ra6 26. Qf3 Nh7 27. g3 c4 28. b4 Nb3 29. Rxa6 Rxa6 30. Bxb3 cxb3 31. Rb1 Ra3 32. Kg2 Bxf5 33. exf5 Qd8 34. Bc1 Ra2 35. Rxb3 Nf6 36. Ra3 Rxa3 37. Bxa3 Qa8 38. Bc1 Qxd5 39. Qxd5 Nxd5 40. Bd2 Nb6 41. Kf3 d5 42. g4 Nc4 43. Be3 Kh7 44. Ke2 Nd6 45. f4 f6 46. Bb6 g6 47. Bc7 Nc4 48. fxg6+ Kxg6 49. Kd3 Kf7 50. Bb8 Ke6 51. Ke2 Na3 52. Kd2 Nc4+ 53. Ke2 Nb6 54. Kd2 Nc8 55. Ke2 Ne7 56. Ba7 Kf7 57. Bg1 Nc6 58. Bh2 Ke6 59. Bg3 Ne7 60. Bf2 Kf7 61. Bg3 Nc6 62. Bh2 h5 63. Ke3 hxg4 64. hxg4 Ke6 65. Bg3 Nd8 66. Bf2 Nf7 67. Kf3 Nd6 68. Ke3 Nc4+ 69. Ke2 Kf7 70. Bg3 Ke6 71. Bf2 Nd6 72. Ke3 Nf7 73. Kf3 Nd8 74. Ke3 Nc6 75. Bg3 Ne7 76. Bf2 Ng8 77. Kf3 Nh6 78. Be3 Nf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 13, 2017 in Chess news

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [B31]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.1), 2017-07-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 d6 11. Bf4 Ba6 12. Nbd2 Qb8 13. exd6 exd6 14. Qc2 Qd8 15. h4 Qd7 16. Nc4 Rfe8 17. Rad1 Bxc4 18. dxc4 Rxe1+ 19. Rxe1 Re8 20. Rd1 Re4 21. g3 Qe6 22. Qa4 Qd7 23. Qc2 Qe6 24. Qa4 Qd7 25. Kg2 Bf8 26. Nd2 Re2 27. Qc2 Bh6 28. Qd3 Qe7 29. Kf1 Re6 30. Bxh6 Nxh6 31. Nf3 Nf7 32. b4 Kg7 33. a4 Qf6 34. Kg2 f4 35. g4 h6 36. b5 cxb5 37. cxb5 Re7 38. c4 Qe6 39. Nh2 Qf6 40. Nf3 Qe6 41. Nh2 Qf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.2), 2017-07-12
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. Rc1 f5 11. a3 Kh8 12. b4 a6 13. Re1 Qe8 14. Qd2 Bd6 15. Bxb6 cxb6 16. d4 exd4 17. Nxd4 Rd8 18. Nxe6 Qxe6 19. Qa2 Qh6 20. f4 a5 21. b5 Bc5+ 22. e3 Ne5 23. Rcd1 Ng4 24. h3 Nxe3 25. Rxd8 Rxd8 26. Kh2 g5 27. fxg5 Qxg5 28. Qe6 f4 29. Ne4 Qg7 30. g4 Nc2 31. Rf1 Nd4 32. Qf6 Qxf6 33. Nxf6 Bxa3 34. Bxb7 Bd6 35. h4 a4 36. g5 a3 37. Kh3 Be5 38. Kg4 Nc2  0 – 1 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [A14]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.3), 2017-07-12
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 b6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. d4 Bb7 9. Re1 c5 10. e4 Nf6 11. Nc3 Nc6 12. d5 exd5 13. e5 Ne8 14. Nxd5 Nc7 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Nh4 Qe6 17. Bg5 h6 18. Bf6 gxf6 19. Qh5 fxe5 20. Nf5 Qg6 21. Qxg6+ fxg6 22. Bxc6 gxf5 23. Bxb7 Rae8 24. Rad1 Kg7 25. Bc6 Re7 26. h3 Kf6 27. Rd6+ Re6 28. Red1 e4 29. a4 Rf7 30. f4 exf3 31. Bxf3 Re7 32. Kf2 Rxd6 33. Rxd6+ Kg7 34. Be2 Ne6 35. h4 f4 36. g4 Nd4 37. Bc4 Re3 38. Rd7+ Kg6 39. Rd6+ Kg7 40. Rd7+ Kg6 41. Rd6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Giri, Anish (2775) [D45]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.4), 2017-07-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qe7 10. h3 e5 11. Bd2 e4 12. Ng5 Nb6 13. Bb3 Bf5 14. f3 Nbd5 15. Ngxe4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 Rae8 17. Qd1 Bxe4 18. fxe4 Qxe4 19. Bc2 Qh4 20. Qf3 Bb4 21. Bxb4 Nxb4 22. Bb3 Nd5 23. Bxd5 cxd5 24. Rac1 Qe7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [C84]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.5), 2017-07-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 Re8 9. Re1 Bf8 10. Nbd2 b5 11. Bc2 h6 12. a4 b4 13. a5 Rb8 14. Nc4 g6 15. Bd2 bxc3 16. bxc3 Bg7 17. d4 exd4 18. cxd4 Nb4 19. Bb1 d5 20. Nce5 Re6 21. exd5 Nfxd5 22. Qc1 Qf8 23. Be4 Rb5 24. Rb1 c6 25. Qc4 Qd6 26. Rb3 Bf8 27. h4 c5 28. h5 g5 29. Bf5 Ne7 30. dxc5 Rxc5 31. Bxb4 Nxf5 32. Bxc5 Qxc5 33. Qxc5 Bxc5 34. Rc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E12]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.6), 2017-07-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Qc2 dxc4 7. e4 c5 8. Bf4 a6 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bb3 cxd4 11. Rd1 Qb6 12. Nxd4 Bc5 13. Nf3 Nbd7 14. O-O Rc8 15. Qe2 Qc6 16. Bd5 Qb6 17. Bxb7 Qxb7 18. e5 Ng4 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Nd6+ Bxd6 21. Rxd6 Nc5 22. Nd2 h5 23. b4 Na4 24. Ne4 O-O 25. h3 Rc4 26. Re1 f5 27. exf6 Nxf6 28. Nxf6+ Rxf6 29. Rd8+ Rf8 30. Qxe6+ Qf7 31. Rxf8+ Kxf8 32. Qd6+ Kg8 33. g3 Nc3 34. Re7 Qf5 35. Be5  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Adams, Michael (2736) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.7), 2017-07-12
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Bb6 9. Na4 Re8 10. a3 Nd4 11. e3 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 c6 13. b4 Be6 14. Bb2 Qd7 15. Qe2 Bg4 16. Qc2 Bh3 17. Bxh3 Qxh3 18. Nxb6 axb6 19. e4 Nf4 20. f3 Ng6 21. a4 h5 22. d4 Qe6 23. Rad1 h4 24. dxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [A01]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.8), 2017-07-12
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Ne2 a6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. d3 Qe7 8. Nd2 Be6 9. a4 O-O-O 10. a5 h5 11. Ra4 h4 12. h3 Nd7 13. Qa1 Nc5 14. Ra2 Rh5 15. Bc3 Rg5 16. Rg1 f6 17. Rb2 Qf7 18. b4 Nd7 19. Ne4 Rg6 20. Qa3 Qf8 21. Nc5 Nxc5 22. bxc5 Bxc5 23. Bb4 Bxb4+ 24. Rxb4 c5 25. Rxh4 f5 26. Rh5 Kb8 27. g4 fxg4 28. Rxe5 Qf6 29. Qxc5 gxh3 30. Rxg6 Qxg6 31. Qe7 Re8 32. Qh4 Bc8 33. Qh5 Qxh5 34. Rxh5 g6 35. Rg5 h2 36. Ng3 Rh8 37. Nh1 Rh5 38. Rg2 Rxa5 39. Kd2 Rh5 40. Rxg6 a5 41. Kc1 Rh4 42. f3 Rh3 43. Rf6 c5 44. Kb2 Kc7 45. e4 Bd7 46. Rf7 Kd8 47. f4 c4 48. d4 c3+ 49. Ka3 b5 50. f5 Re3 51. Rh7 Rxe4 52. Rxh2 b4+ 53. Kb3 Rxd4 54. Ng3 Bc6 55. Ne2 a4+ 56. Ka2 Bd5+ 57. Kb1 Rd1+ 58. Nc1 a3  0 – 1 (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.9), 2017-07-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 Be7 7. a4 d6 8. Nbd2 h6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Nf1 Ne7 11. Ne3 c6 12. Qb3 Rb8 13. Qa2 Ng6 14. Rd1 Bg5 15. O-O Bxe3 16. fxe3 Qe7 17. d4 Kh8 18. Qa3 Bg4 19. Ba2 Rbd8 20. h3 Bxf3 21. Rxf3 f5 22. dxe5 Qxe5 23. Qb4 f4 24. Qd4 Qg5 25. exf4 Nxf4 26. Qd2 Rf6 27. Kh2 Rdf8 28. Rg3 Qe5 29. Qd4 Qh5 30. Qd2 Ne2 31. Rf3 Rxf3  0 – 1 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 11, 2017 in Chess news

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [D38]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.1), 2017-07-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. Qb3 cxd4 11. Qxb4 Nc6 12. Qa3 dxc3 13. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 14. Rxc3 Bd7 15. Ke2 Rfd8 16. Rd1 Be8 17. Rxd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [D70]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.2), 2017-07-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Kb1 Rd8 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Qc1 Na5 15. h4 e6 16. Bf4 Rd7 17. Bh6 Bxh6 18. Qxh6 exd5 19. h5 Qf8 20. Qxf8+ Kxf8 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. exd5 c6 23. d6 Nd5 24. Nxd5 cxd5 25. Rxd5 b5 26. Nh3 Nb7 27. Bd3 Rxd6 28. Nf4 Rxd5 29. Nxd5 Nc5 30. Bc2 Bb7 31. Rh8+ Kg7 32. Rxa8 Bxa8 33. Nc7 Bb7 34. b4 Nd7 35. a4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.3), 2017-07-10
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Bb6 9. Na4 Re8 10. Bg5 Qd6 11. Nd2 Qg6 12. Ne4 Bg4 13. h3 Be6 14. Bd2 Rad8 15. Kh2 Kh8 16. a3 f5 17. Nec5 Bc8 18. b4 e4 19. e3 Bxc5 20. Nxc5 b6 21. Nb3 Ba6 22. Nc1 Ne5 23. Qa4 Bxd3 24. Nxd3 Nxd3 25. b5 h5 26. Qc2 Qd6 27. h4 Qe5 28. Kg1 Re6 29. a4 Kh7 30. Ra3 Rdd6 31. a5 c5 32. bxc6 Rxc6 33. Qd1 Nf6 34. axb6 axb6 35. Qb1 Red6 36. Rb3 Ng4 37. Bb4 Rd5 38. Be1 Rc1  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.4), 2017-07-10
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. Kb1 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 Bc6 17. Bh3 a5 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 Nd7 20. g6 e5 21. gxf7+ Rxf7 22. Be3 Kh8 23. Rhg1 Nb6 24. Be6 Nc4 25. Qe2 Rf6 26. Bxc4 bxc4 27. Qxc4 Qa5 28. Kc1 Qa3+ 29. Kd2 d5 30. exd5 Bxb4 31. dxc6 Bxc3+ 32. Ke2 Bd4 33. Rd3 Qa8 34. Rxd4 exd4 35. Bxd4 Re8+ 36. Kf2 Qxc6 37. Qxc6 Rxc6 38. Rxg7 Rxc2+ 39. Kg3 Rc4 40. Rg4+ Rxd4 41. Rxd4 Kg7 42. Kg4 Re1 43. Rd7+ Kh6 44. Rd6+ Kg7 45. f4 Rg1+ 46. Kf5 h5 47. Rd7+ Kg8 48. Ke6 Rg6+ 49. Ke5 Rg4 50. f5 Rxh4 51. Rd8+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Li, Chao b (2735) [C42]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.5), 2017-07-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O Bf5 8. Re1 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nd6 10. Nf1 Nd7 11. Bf4 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Re8 13. Re2 Bf8 14. Ne3 c6 15. Rae1 Ne4 16. Ng4 Bd6 17. Bxd6 Nxd6 18. Rxe8+ Nxe8 19. Qa3 Nf8 20. h4 Nd6 21. h5 h6 22. Qe3 Qd7 23. Qf4 Re8 24. Rxe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [B35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.6), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. Qd2 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. a4 bxa4 13. Nxa4 Bc6 14. Nc3 a5 15. O-O Qb8 16. Nd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [B13]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.7), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. h3 e6 7. Nf3 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 Qc7 10. Qe2 b6 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Nd2 Rfe8 13. f4 g6 14. g4 a6 15. h4 b5 16. a3 Na5 17. h5 Nc4 18. hxg6 hxg6 19. g5 Nh5 20. Qg4 Ng7 21. Nxg6 fxg6 22. Bxg6 Nf5 23. Nf3 Qg7 24. Bxe8 Rxe8 25. b3 Na5 26. b4 Nb3 27. Rb1 Nxc1 28. Rbxc1 Qg6 29. Re2 Bc8 30. Rce1 Rf8 31. Rh2 Bd7 32. Ne5 Bxe5 33. Rxe5 Ng7 34. Re1 Qf5 35. Qxf5 Rxf5 36. Rf1 Be8 37. Rh6 Rf8 38. Rf2 Bd7 39. g6 Rf6 40. Rfh2 Kf8 41. Rg2 Kg8 42. Rgh2 Kf8 43. Rh8+ Ke7 44. Ra8 Rxg6+ 45. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.8), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 h5 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. exd5 Bf5 12. Be2 Rc8 13. c4 Qh4+ 14. g3 Qf6 15. Na5 Rc7 16. O-O-O Be7 17. Rhf1 Qg6 18. b3 O-O 19. h4 Qxg3 20. Rg1 Qxh4 21. Rh1 Qf6 22. Rxh5 Bg6 23. Rh2 Qf5 24. Kb2 Nf6 25. Rdh1 Nh7 26. Bd1 Bf6 27. Bc2 e4+ 28. Ka3 Qxf3 29. Bd1 Qg3 30. Rh3 Qe5 31. Bf4 Qf5 32. Qh2 Rd8 33. Bh5 b6 34. Bxg6 fxg6 35. Rxh7 Kf7 36. Bh6 Rg8 37. Qg2 bxa5 38. Rf1 Qe5 39. Bg5 Qf5 40. Bxf6 Kxf6 41. Rhh1 Re7 42. Rhg1 Ke5 43. Qg3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [C55]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.9), 2017-07-10
1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. h3 O-O 9. d4 Nd7 10. Na3 Nb6 11. Bb5 Bd7 12. Be3 Kh7 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Nc4 Qe7 15. a4 Rad8 16. Qe2 Nxc4 17. Qxc4 Qf6 18. Bxc6 Qxc6 19. Qxc6 Bxc6 20. Bxa7 Rg8 21. a5 f5 22. exf5 gxf5 23. Red1 Ra8 24. Be3 f4 25. Bd2 Bf6 26. Ne1 Rg7 27. c4 Rag8 28. Kf1 Bxg2+ 29. Nxg2 f3 30. Be3 e4 31. Ra3 Be5 32. Rb3 c6 33. Bd4 fxg2+ 34. Kg1 Rd8 35. Rbd3 Rgd7 36. Bxe5 Rxd3 37. Re1 Rg8 38. h4 Rh3 39. Bh2 Rxh4 40. Rd1 Rg7 41. b4 e3 42. fxe3 Rxc4 43. Be5 Rgg4 44. Bd6 h5  0 – 1 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 10, 2017 in Chess news

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [D37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.1), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be5 Bf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qd4 Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Bd7 15. f3 Rfc8 16. Kd2 Ne6 17. Bd3 Nxd4 18. exd4 Kf8 19. Rhe1 h6 20. Rac1 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [C84]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.2), 2017-07-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qb8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Nbd2 O-O 15. Re1 cxd4 16. cxd4 Rc8 17. h3 Nc6 18. axb5 axb5 19. Rxa8 Qxa8 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. d5 Nb4 22. dxe6 Nxc2 23. exf7+ Kxf7 24. Rf1 Qa2 25. Nb1 Nd4 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Qh5+ Kg8 28. Qxb5 Rc2 29. Na3 Rxb2 30. Qc4+ Kh7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E12]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.3), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qc2 Nxc3 8. bxc3 c5 9. e4 Nd7 10. Bd3 Qc7 11. Bb2 cxd4 12. cxd4 Qxc2 13. Bxc2 Rc8 14. Bd3 Bd6 15. Ke2 Ke7 16. a4 Bb4 17. Rhb1 Rhd8 18. Bc1 a5 19. Bg5+ f6 20. Bd2 Bxd2 21. Nxd2 Rc3 22. Rc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Adams, Michael (2736) [D37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.4), 2017-07-09
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Qc2 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. Bd3 Qa5+ 11. Qc3 Qb6 12. a3 cxd4 13. Qxd4 Nc5 14. Bc2 Qb5 15. Be5 f6 16. Bg3 Qc4 17. Rc1 Qxd4 18. Nxd4 a5 19. Nb5 Rd8 20. Nc7 Ra7 21. Rd1 Kf7 22. Nxd5 b5 23. O-O Bf8 24. Bxh7 g5 25. h4 Be6 26. e4 gxh4 27. Bxh4 Bxd5 28. Rxd5 Rxd5 29. exd5 Na4 30. Rc1 Rd7 31. Rc6 Rxd5 32. Rxf6+ Kg7 33. Bc2 Nxb2 34. Rg6+ Kf7 35. Rf6+ Kg7 36. Rb6 Bc5 37. Rb7+ Kf8 38. Bg6 Bd4 39. Be7+ Kg8 40. Bf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Giri, Anish (2775) [E60]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.5), 2017-07-09
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 dxc4 8. bxc4 c5 9. Qc1 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Nd2 Bg4 13. h3 Be6 14. O-O Qc8 15. h4 Bh3 16. Qc2 Rd8 17. Nf3 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Nh5 19. Bxg7 Nxg7 20. Rfd1 Qg4 21. Rab1 Ne6 22. e3 Nc5 23. Rd4 Rxd4 24. Nxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [E25]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.6), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. e4 Ne7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qb3 Qc7 12. Bb5 Nec6 13. Ne2 e5 14. O-O Na5 15. Qb4 Na6 16. Bxa6 bxa6 17. Rad1 Be6 18. Rd5 Rfb8 19. Qa4 Bxd5 20. exd5 Rb5 21. Rd1 Rxc5 22. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 23. Kh1 Qb5 24. Qe4 f5 25. Qc2 Nc4 26. a4 Qb6 27. Rb1 Qf2 28. Qd3 Ne3 29. Rg1 e4 30. fxe4 fxe4 31. Qxa6 Nxd5 32. Ng3 Qb6 33. Qc4 Qe6 34. Rd1 Nf4 35. Qxe4 Qxe4 36. Nxe4 Re8 37. Nd6 Re2 38. Rb1 h5 39. g3 Nh3 40. c4 Rc2 41. Rb8+ Kh7 42. Rb7 Ng5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [C65]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.7), 2017-07-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Qe2 Re8 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. Bd2 Nb6 10. Na5 Qe7 11. a3 Bd6 12. h4 Na4 13. h5 Qf8 14. Nc4 b5 15. Nxd6 cxd6 16. b3 Nc5 17. Nh4 Ne6 18. Nf5 c5 19. O-O Nf4 20. Qf3 g6 21. g3 Bxf5 22. gxf4 Bd7 23. Kh2 f6 24. Rg1 Kf7 25. Rg3 Qe7 26. Rag1 Rg8 27. R1g2 Rh8 28. Kg1 Rag8 29. b4 c4 30. Be3 Bc6 31. Rh2 a6 32. Kf1 Qe8 33. Rh4 Qe7 34. fxe5 dxe5 35. d4 exd4 36. Bg5 Rf8 37. Rf4 Ke6 38. Qg4+ Kd6 39. e5+ Kc7 40. Bxf6 Rxf6 41. exf6 Qf7 42. Rxd4 Qxf6 43. Qf4+ Qxf4 44. Rxf4 gxh5 45. Rg7+ Kb6 46. Rf6 h4 47. Rh6 Rd8 48. Rf7 h3 49. Rff6  1 – 0 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [E32]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.8), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Bg5 c5 8. dxc5 d4 9. Qf3 Nbd7 10. e3 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. O-O-O e5 13. Ne2 Bg4 14. Qg3 d3 15. f3 Be6 16. Nc3 Qc7 17. Bxd3 Qxc5 18. Kb1 Rfe8 19. Qf2 Bxc4 20. Bxc4 Qxc4 21. e4 Rec8 22. Rd6 b5 23. Rc1 a5 24. Qf1 Qxf1 25. Rxf1 b4 26. axb4 axb4 27. Na2 b3 28. Nc1 Rab8 29. Rfd1 Nh5 30. g3 Kh7 31. R6d3 Rb4 32. Nxb3 Rcb8 33. Kc2 g5 34. Rb1 g4 35. Nc5 Nf6 36. Rc3 R8b5 37. Nd3 Rd4 38. Nf2 Kg7 39. Re1 gxf3 40. Rxf3 Rbb4 41. Rfe3 Rbc4+ 42. Rc3 Nxe4 43. Nxe4 Rxe4 44. Rxc4 Rxc4+ 45. Kd3 Rd4+ 46. Kc3 Kf6 47. b4 Ke6 48. b5 Kd5 49. Rf1 Rc4+ 50. Kb3 Kc5 51. Rxf7 Rb4+ 52. Kc3 Rxb5 53. Rf6 Rb6 54. Rxb6 Kxb6 55. Kd3 Kc5 56. Ke4 Kd6 57. g4 Ke6 58. h4 Kf6 59. Kd5 h5 60. g5+ Kf5 61. Kc4 Ke6 62. Kd3 Kd6 63. Kc4 Ke6 64. Kc5 e4 65. Kd4 Kf5 66. Ke3 Ke5 67. Kd2 Ke6 68. Ke2 Kd5 69. Kf2 Ke6 70. Ke3 Ke5 71. Kd2 Ke6 72. Kc2 Ke5 73. Kc3 Kd5 74. Kb3 Ke6 75. Kc4 Ke5 76. Kc3 Kd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [B28]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.9), 2017-07-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e5 6. Nf5 d6 7. Nc3 g6 8. Ne3 Bh6 9. g3 Nf6 10. Bg2 O-O 11. O-O b5 12. f4 exf4 13. gxf4 Bb7 14. e5 dxe5 15. fxe5 Nd7 16. Ng4 Bxc1 17. Rxc1 Ncxe5 18. Nxe5 Bxg2 19. Nxd7 Bxf1 20. Kxf1 Qh4 21. Nxf8 Qxh2 22. Nd7 Qh3+ 23. Kf2 Qh2+ 24. Ke3 Re8+ 25. Kd3 Rd8 26. Nd5 Rxd7 27. Kc3 Rd6 28. b3 a5 29. Rc2 Qg3+ 30. Qd3 Qe1+ 31. Kb2 bxc4 32. bxc4 Re6 33. Qc3 Qf1 34. Qxa5 Re1 35. Ka3 h5 36. Qc3 Re6 37. Rb2 Ra6+ 38. Kb4 h4 39. Kc5 Qg1+ 40. Qe3 Ra5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 8, 2017 in Chess news

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [E01]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.1), 2017-07-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Na3 Ne4 9. Bf4 Nd7 10. Qc2 f5 11. Rad1 g5 12. Bc1 Nd6 13. Ne5 Qe8 14. Qb3 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Ne4 16. Nc2 b6 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Qc2 a5 19. Be3 Rc8 20. Nf3 b5 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Qd3 b4 23. Nd4 f4 24. Bc1 Nc5 25. Qf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.2), 2017-07-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 b5 10. Ba2 b4 11. Bg5 Rb8 12. Nbd2 h6 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Bc4 g5 15. Bg3 Na5 16. Bxe6 fxe6 17. d4 bxc3 18. bxc3 Nh5 19. Bh2 exd4 20. cxd4 Nc6 21. Rc1 Qd7 22. Re3 Rb7 23. Nb3 e5 24. Nxe5 dxe5 25. Qxh5 Kh7 26. Rec3 Nxd4 27. Bxe5 Rxf2 28. Kh2 Ne6 29. Rd1 Qe7 30. Qg4 Qf7 31. Rc6 h5 32. Qg3 Rf1 33. Qd3 Rxd1 34. Qxd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B52]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.3), 2017-07-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Nxd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Re1 e6 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. e5 Ne8 10. exd6 Bxd6 11. Bg5 Nef6 12. Na3 Be7 13. Nc4 Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Li, Chao b (2735) [D16]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.4), 2017-07-08
1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Rd1 Qc7 11. b3 b6 12. Bb2 Bb7 13. d5 exd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bxd5 Nb4 16. Bc4 Qc6 17. e4 Qxe4 18. Rd7 Qxe2 19. Bxe2 Bf6 20. Rxb7 Bxb2 21. Rd1 Nc6 22. Rdd7 Na5 23. Rxa7 Rxa7 24. Rxa7 h6 25. Ra6 Rb8 26. Nd2 Bc3 27. Nc4 Nxc4 28. Bxc4 Rb7 29. h4 g6 30. Bb5 Ba5 31. Ra8+ Kg7 32. Re8 h5 33. f3 Kf6 34. g4 hxg4 35. fxg4 Re7 36. g5+ Ke6 37. Bc4+ Kd6 38. Rh8 Ke5 39. Rh7 Kf4 40. Rxf7+ Rxf7 41. Bxf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [A37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.5), 2017-07-08
1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e6 7. e3 Nge7 8. d4 O-O 9. Re1 Re8 10. b3 Nf5 11. Bb2 cxd4 12. exd4 Nfxd4 13. Nxd4 Nxd4 14. Ne4 e5 15. Nxd6 Qxd6 16. Bxd4 Qc7 17. Bc3 Bd7 18. Qd5 Bc6 19. Qc5 Qb6 20. Qxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [B92]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.6), 2017-07-08
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 O-O 11. a4 Bxd5 12. exd5 Nc5 13. Nxc5 dxc5 14. c4 Qc7 15. Qc2 Rae8 16. g4 e4 17. O-O-O Bd6 18. g5 Nd7 19. Kb1 Ne5 20. h4 Nf3 21. Rh3 Qd7 22. Rhh1 Qe7 23. Bxf3 exf3 24. h5 b5 25. cxb5 axb5 26. axb5 Qd7 27. Qd3 Rb8 28. h6 g6 29. Bd2 Rxb5 30. Bc3 Rb3 31. Rhe1 Qg4 32. Re4 Qxg5 33. Qxf3 Be5 34. Rxe5 Qxe5 35. d6 f6 36. d7 Rxc3 37. Qxc3 Qe7 38. Qb3+ Kh8 39. Qd5 Rd8 40. Rd3  1 – 0 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [A14]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.7), 2017-07-08
1. c4 e6 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. Na3 Bxa3 10. bxa3 Ba6 11. Qd2 Rb8 12. Rd1 Qc8 13. Qc2 h6 14. Bd2 Nd5 15. e4 Nb6 16. Bb4 Rd8 17. a4 Nd5 18. exd5 Rxb4 19. dxc6 Qb8 20. Rd2 c3 21. Qxc3 Bc4 22. Re1 Bd5 23. Bxd5 Rxd5 24. Re5 Rxa4 25. Rb2 Qe8 26. Rxd5 exd5 27. Qd3 g6 28. Rc2 Kg7 29. Kg2 Qe6 30. h4 h5 31. Rc5 Rxa2 32. Qf3 Qe1 33. Qf4 Qe6 34. Qe5+ Qf6 35. Qxf6+ Kxf6 36. Rxd5 Ra6 37. Rc5 Ke6 38. Kf3 Kd6 39. Ke4 Rxc6 40. Ra5 a6 41. f3 Ke7 42. g4 Re6+ 43. Kf4 Rd6 44. Ke4 hxg4 45. fxg4 Rc6 46. Kf4 Rc4 47. Ke5 Rc1 48. Rxa6 Rh1 49. Ra7 Kd7 50. d5 Re1+ 51. Kf6 Rf1+ 52. Kg7 Kd6 53. Ra5 Rg1 54. Ra4 f5 55. g5 Rg4 56. Ra1 Rxh4 57. Kxg6 f4 58. Kf5 Rh2 59. Kxf4 Kxd5 60. g6 Rg2 61. Kf5 c5 62. Rd1+ Kc4 63. Kf6 Rf2+ 64. Ke7 Rg2 65. Kf7 Kb3 66. Rb1+ Ka3 67. Rb6 c4 68. g7 Rxg7+ 69. Kxg7 c3 70. Rc6 Kb2 71. Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [E20]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.8), 2017-07-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Ne4 9. c4 c6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. e3 Bd7 12. Ne2 Bb5 13. O-O Re8 14. Re1 Nc6 15. f3 Nf6 16. g4 Bxe2 17. Rxe2 Rc8 18. Qd3 h6 19. Bd2 a6 20. Kh1 Na5 21. Rg1 Nc4 22. Bc1 Rc6 23. h3 b5 24. e4 dxe4 25. fxe4 Rd6 26. Rd1 Rd7 27. g5 Nh5 28. Qf3 g6 29. gxh6 Rxd4 30. Rf1 Ne5 31. Qf2 Rd1 32. Bb2 Rxf1+ 33. Bxf1 Qg5 34. h7+ Kxh7 35. Bxe5 Qxe5 36. Qxf7+ Kh6 37. Rg2 Qe6 38. Qxe6 Rxe6 39. a4 bxa4 40. Kh2 Rxe4 41. Ra2 a5 42. Bb5 Nf4 43. Ra3 Kg5 44. Bxa4 Kh4 45. Bb5 g5 46. Rxa5 Re5 47. Kh1 Rd5 48. Kh2 Rd2+ 49. Kh1 Kxh3 50. Bf1+ Kh4 51. Ra4 Kg3 52. Ra3+ Kf2 53. Bc4 Rd4 54. Ra2+ Kg3 55. Ra3+ Kh4 56. Bf1 g4 57. Kg1 g3 58. Ra1 Kg4 59. Re1 Rd2 60. Ra1 Rb2 61. Kh1 Nd5 62. Bg2 Nf4 63. Bf1 Kf3 64. Kg1 Nd5 65. Bh3 Ne3 66. Re1 Rc2 67. Ra1 Re2 68. Bf1 Rb2 69. Bh3 Rc2 70. Re1 g2 71. Be6 Rc3 72. Bh3 Kg3 73. Be6 Kf3 74. Bh3 Rc2 75. Be6 Rc6 76. Bh3 Rc3 77. Bd7 Nd5 78. Bh3 Nf4 79. Bxg2+ Nxg2 80. Rf1+ Kg3 81. Rf8 Rc1+ 82. Rf1 Rc6 83. Ra1 Ne3 84. Rb1 Rc2 85. Re1 Ng2 86. Rd1 Nh4  0 – 1 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [D85]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.9), 2017-07-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Nb6 6. e3 Bg7 7. f4 O-O 8. Nf3 N8d7 9. Ne4 Nf6 10. Bd3 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Nc4 12. Rc1 Nd6 13. Bd3 c6 14. Qc2 Be6 15. Ng5 Bd7 16. O-O Rc8 17. Kh1 a5 18. a3 c5 19. dxc5 b6 20. b4 bxc5 21. bxc5 Nb7 22. Ne4 Bc6 23. Rfd1 Qd5 24. Be1 Qe6 25. f5 Qd7 26. fxg6 hxg6 27. Qe2 Bh6 28. Nf2 Qe6 29. Ng4 Bg7 30. Bc3 Nxc5 31. Bxg7 Nxd3 32. Rxc6 Rxc6 33. Bxf8 Qxg4 34. Qxg4 Nf2+ 35. Kg1 Nxg4 36. Bxe7 Nxe3 37. Re1 Nd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 8, 2017 in Chess news

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E16]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.1), 2017-07-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 c6 8. e4 d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. Ne5 O-O 11. O-O Nc6 12. Bf4 Na5 13. Rc1 dxc4 14. Bxb7 Nxb7 15. Nxc4 Bb4 16. Bg5 Nd6 17. Nxd6 Bxd6 18. d5 exd5 19. Nxd5 Be5 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. b4 Qd6 22. Qf3 Rac8 23. Rcd1 Rfe8 24. b5 Be7 25. Rd4 Bf8 26. Rfd1 Rc5 27. a4 Qe6 28. Rg4 Kh8 29. Rf4 Kg8 30. h4 Rc2 31. Kg2 h6 32. h5 Rcc8 33. Rdd4 Bc5 34. Rde4 Qd7 35. Rg4 Kf8 36. Ref4 Bd6 37. Rd4 Qb7 38. Rxg7 Be5 39. Rg8+ Kxg8 40. Nf6+ Bxf6 41. Rg4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Adams, Michael (2736) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.2), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. a4 a5 9. Nbd2 d6 10. Bg3 Nh7 11. Qb3 Ng5 12. Nxg5 Bxg5 13. Nf3 Bf6 14. h3 Rb8 15. Rd1 Bd7 16. O-O Qe8 17. Bb5 Qe6 18. Qc2 Rfd8 19. Nh2 Bg5 20. Qe2 Ne7 21. Bxd7 Rxd7 22. h4 Bf6 23. Ng4 Ng6 24. h5 Nf4 25. Bxf4 exf4 26. d4 Bg5 27. e5 Re8 28. Qf3 Qb3 29. Rde1 Rde7 30. Rb1 Re6 31. g3 dxe5 32. dxe5 Qxa4 33. b4 Qc6 34. Qxc6 Rxc6 35. gxf4 Bxf4 36. bxa5 Bxe5 37. Rfe1 Rce6 38. Re3 b6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [C50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.3), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 d6 9. h3 b5 10. Bb3 b4 11. a5 Rb8 12. Nbd2 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Nc4 Qe8 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Rxe3 Qg6 17. Ncd2 Nh5 18. Qf1 Rb5 19. Kh2 Qh6 20. Kg1 Qg6 21. Kh2 Qh6 22. Kg1 Kh8 23. d4 Nf4 24. h4 g5 25. hxg5 Qh5 26. Qc4 exd4 27. cxd4 Nxa5 28. Qf1 h6 29. e5 d5 30. Rc1 c6 31. Ne1 hxg5 32. Nd3 g4 33. Nxf4 Rxf4 34. Rd3 g3 35. Rxg3 Rh4 36. f4 Rh1+ 37. Kf2 Rxf1+ 38. Rxf1 Nc4 39. Nb3 Qh4 40. Kf3 a5 41. Ra1 Qh5+ 42. Kf2 Nxb2 43. Rh3 Qxh3 44. gxh3 a4 45. Nc5 b3 46. f5 exf5 47. e6 Nc4 48. e7 Nd6 49. Nxa4 Kg7 50. Nc3 Rb8 51. Ra6 Kf7  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [D30]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.4), 2017-07-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nbd2 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. a4 c6 8. Be2 Nbd7 9. O-O Qb6 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. b3 c3 12. Nb1 c5 13. Nxc3 cxd4 14. Nxb5 Rc8 15. Qb2 a6 16. a5 Qc5 17. exd4 Qf5 18. Bd2 Be7 19. Nc3 O-O 20. Nh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [C97]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.5), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qc7 12. d5 Nc4 13. b3 Nb6 14. a4 Bd7 15. a5 Nc8 16. c4 b4 17. Nbd2 Bd8 18. Nf1 Kh8 19. Ra2 Qb8 20. Be3 Ne7 21. Ng3 Qc8 22. Nh4 Neg8 23. Rf1 Ne8 24. Nf3 Bf6 25. Nh2 Ne7 26. Nh5 Ng6 27. Bb1 Qd8 28. Qc1 Kg8 29. Kh1 Bh4 30. f4 exf4 31. Nxf4 Ne5 32. Nd3 Nxd3 33. Bxd3 Nf6 34. Bf4 Nh5 35. Bxd6 Ng3+ 36. Bxg3 Bxg3 37. Nf3 Qc7 38. Re2 f6 39. e5 Bxe5 40. Qc2 h6 41. Bh7+ Kh8 42. Bf5 Be8 43. Nxe5 fxe5 44. Rfe1 Qxa5 45. Rxe5 Qc7 46. Qd2 Qd6 47. Re6 Qg3 48. Rxh6+ Kg8 49. Bh7+ Kh8 50. Bf5+ Kg8 51. Bh7+ Kh8 52. Be4+ Kg8 53. d6 Ra7 54. Re6 Raf7 55. Kg1 Rf2 56. Qd1 Bf7 57. Bd5 g6 58. R6e3 Qg5 59. Bf3 Ra2 60. d7 Rd8 61. Re8+ Kg7 62. Rxd8 Qxd8 63. Qd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [D90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.6), 2017-07-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. h4 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. h5 c5 8. hxg6 hxg6 9. Bh6 Bxh6 10. Rxh6 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Kg7 12. Qd2 cxd4 13. Rd1 Qa5 14. Nxd4 Nc6 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. Rh4 g5 17. Ra4 Qe5 18. Qd4 Qxd4 19. cxd4 Be6 20. e4 f5 21. Bc4 Bxc4 22. Rxc4 Rac8 23. Rc5 Kg6 24. Rdc1 Rcd8 25. Rxc6+ Kh5 26. Rd1 fxe4 27. Re6 Rd7 28. Ke2 Rf6 29. Rxe4 Ra6 30. Rd2 e6 31. Kf3 Kg6 32. Re5 Kf6 33. Ke4 Rdd6 34. Rc5 Ra4 35. Rd3 Rxa2 36. Rf3+ Kg6 37. Rg3 Rd5 38. f4 Ra5 39. Rc6 Rf5 40. fxg5 Rxg5 41. Rxg5+ Rxg5 42. Rxe6+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [B31]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.7), 2017-07-07
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. h3 O-O 8. c3 f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 d6 11. Bf4 Ba6 12. e6 Ne5 13. Bxe5 dxe5 14. Nxe5 Qb8 15. d4 Bxe5 16. Rxe5 cxd4 17. cxd4 Qxb2 18. Nd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Giri, Anish (2775) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.8), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 a6 8. a4 Ba7 9. Nbd2 Qe7 10. b4 Bd7 11. Rb1 g5 12. Bg3 Nh5 13. b5 axb5 14. axb5 Na5 15. Bd5 Nxg3 16. hxg3 Qf6 17. Qe2 O-O 18. Nh2 c6 19. bxc6 bxc6 20. Ba2 Kg7 21. Ndf1 Rfb8 22. Ne3 Bxe3 23. Qxe3 Be6 24. Qe2 Bxa2 25. Rxb8 Rxb8 26. Qxa2 Qe6 27. Qa1 Nb3 28. Qd1 Nc5 29. O-O Rb3 30. Qc2 Ra3 31. Rb1 Qa2 32. Qxa2 Rxa2 33. Ng4 Rd2 34. Ne3 Rxd3 35. Nf5+ Kf6 36. f3 g4 37. Kf2 gxf3 38. gxf3 d5 39. Rb6 dxe4 40. Ne3 Rd2+ 41. Ke1 Rd6 42. fxe4 Nxe4 43. g4 Kg5  0 – 1 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [D31]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.9), 2017-07-07
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bd6 7. Bg3 Ne7 8. Bd3 Bf5 9. Nge2 O-O 10. a3 a5 11. Rc1 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Na6 13. Na4 Nc8 14. Nc5 Qe7 15. Qc3 Ra7 16. O-O Nc7 17. Nf4 Bxf4 18. Bxf4 Ne6 19. Bb8 Ra8 20. Bg3 Nb6 21. a4 Rfe8 22. b3 Nxc5 23. dxc5 Nd7 24. Rfe1 Nf8 25. h3 f6 26. Re2 Qf7 27. Rb2 Ng6 28. b4 axb4 29. Rxb4 Ne5 30. Rcb1 Re7 31. e4 Rd8 32. Rd1 h6 33. Qb3 Red7 34. exd5 cxd5 35. Rb1 Nc4 36. Rxb7 Nd2 37. Qb6 Nxb1 38. c6 Nc3 39. cxd7 Rxd7 40. Rxd7 Qxd7 41. a5 d4 42. a6 d3 43. Qb3+ Kh8 44. a7 Ne2+ 45. Kh2 Qxa7 46. Qxd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 6, 2017 in Chess news

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Li, Chao b (2735) [E60]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.1), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 e6 4. Nc3 c5 5. d5 d6 6. e4 Bg7 7. Nge2 exd5 8. cxd5 Nbd7 9. Ng3 h5 10. Be2 Nh7 11. Be3 h4 12. Nf1 O-O 13. Qd2 Re8 14. Bh6 Bd4 15. Ne3 a6 16. Nc2 Be5 17. Bf4 b5 18. O-O Bxf4 19. Qxf4 Ne5 20. Qh6 g5 21. g3 hxg3 22. hxg3 Qf6 23. Qh2 Ng6 24. Ne3 Bd7 25. Kg2 Kg7 26. Rh1 Rh8 27. Qg1 Qe5 28. Qf2 Nf6 29. Raf1 Nh5 30. Rfg1 Nhf4+ 31. gxf4 Bh3+ 32. Rxh3 Nxf4+ 33. Kf1 Nxh3 34. Qg3 Nxg1 35. Qxe5+ dxe5 36. Kxg1 c4 37. Nf5+ Kf6 38. d6 Ke6 39. a4 Kd7 40. axb5 axb5 41. Nxb5 Ra2 42. Bxc4 Rxb2 43. Nc7 Rhh2 44. Bb5+ Kd8 45. Ne3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [D02]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.2), 2017-07-06
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 e6 3. c4 a6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Qb3 b5 7. Bg5 Be6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. e3 c5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Bd3 h6 12. Bh4 Rc8 13. O-O O-O 14. Qb1 g5 15. Bg3 Nh5 16. Ne2 Nxg3 17. hxg3 Qf6 18. a4 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Qxe5 20. axb5 axb5 21. b4 Bb6 22. Ra6 Rb8 23. Qa1 Qxa1 24. Rfxa1 d4 25. Nxd4 Bxd4 26. exd4 Rfd8 27. Rd1 Kg7 28. Be4 Bd5 29. Bxd5 Rxd5 30. Rc6 Rbd8 31. Rc5 Rxd4 32. Rxd4 Rxd4 33. Rxb5 Rd1+ 34. Kh2 g4 35. f3 Rb1 36. fxg4 Kg6 37. Rb8 Kf6 38. b5 Kg6 39. b6 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [D37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.3), 2017-07-06
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 c6 10. Qc2 h6 11. O-O Qc7 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Bd7 14. a3 b6 15. b4 bxc5 16. bxc5 f6 17. f4 Rab8 18. g3 Qa5 19. Ne2 Be8 20. Bg6 Bxg6 21. Qxg6 Qd2 22. Rf2 Qe3 23. Qg4 Kh7 24. Qxe6 Rbe8 25. a4 fxe5 26. Qxe5 Qd3 27. Qh5 Bf6 28. Raf1 g6 29. Qg4 h5 30. Qd7+ Re7 31. Qd6 Kg7 32. Nc1 Qf5 33. Rd1 Rfe8 34. Qxc6 Re1+ 35. Rf1 Bxd4+ 36. Rxd4 Rxf1+ 37. Kxf1 Qh3+ 38. Kf2 Qxh2+ 39. Kf1 Qh1+ 40. Kf2 Re1  0 – 1 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A10]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.4), 2017-07-06
1. c4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 d5 5. O-O Bd6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d3 dxc4 8. dxc4 Nc6 9. e4 e5 10. Bg5 fxe4 11. Nd2 Be7 12. Ndxe4 Nxe4 13. Qxd8 Bxd8 14. Nxe4 Nd4 15. Bxd8 Rxd8 16. Nc5 c6 17. Rae1 Ne6 18. Nxe6 Bxe6 19. b3 Bf7 20. Rxe5 Kf8 21. Rfe1 Rd2 22. R5e2 Rad8 23. Be4 a5 24. a4 Rxe2 25. Rxe2 Rd4 26. f3 b5 27. Bxc6 bxc4 28. bxc4 Rxc4 29. Bb5 Rb4 30. Kf2 g5 31. Re5 h6 32. Bc6 Rc4 33. Bb5 Rb4 34. h3 Rb2+ 35. Re2 Rb4 36. g4 Rb3 37. Re5 Rb4 38. Bc6 Rc4 39. Bb5 Rb4 40. Re2 Bd5 41. Rd2 Bb3 42. Rd6 Kg7 43. Rd7+ Kg8 44. Kg3 Bxa4 45. Bxa4 Rxa4 46. h4 gxh4+ 47. Kxh4 Rf4 48. Kg3 Rf7 49. Rd8+ Rf8 50. Rd6 Ra8 51. Rxh6 a4 52. Rh2 a3 53. Ra2 Kf7 54. Kf4 Kf6 55. Ke4 Kg5 56. Ke5 Ra4 57. Kd5 Kf4 58. Kc5 Kxf3 59. Kb5 Rxg4 60. Rxa3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [A34]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.5), 2017-07-06
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 Be7 7. d3 O-O 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. O-O e5 10. Ne4 b6 11. Bg5 Bb7 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. a3 Be7 14. Rac1 Rc8 15. Rfd1 Re8 16. e3 Bf8 17. h4 Na5 18. Qc2 Bd5 19. Nfd2 Qd7 20. Nc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [A45]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.6), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c3 e6 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Nd2 Be7 7. Ngf3 c5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Bd3 d5 10. b4 Rc8 11. Qb1 Ba8 12. Bg3 Bd6 13. Ne5 O-O 14. f4 cxd4 15. cxd4 Bxe5 16. fxe5 Ng4 17. Bf4 g5 18. Qd1 f5 19. exf6 Nf2 20. Kxf2 Qxf6 21. Qg4 e5 22. Qd7 Qg7 23. Bf5 Rce8 24. Be6+ Kh8 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Bd7 Re7 27. Bxc6 Bxc6 28. Rac1 exf4 29. exf4 Rxf4+ 30. Nf3 Bb5 31. Rhe1 Rxe1 32. Kxe1 Bc4 33. h3 Re4+ 34. Kf2 Re2+ 35. Kg1 Ra2 36. Ne5 b5 37. Rc3 Kf6 38. Rf3+ Ke6 39. Kh2 Rd2 40. Re3 Kf5 41. Nf7 h5 42. Re5+ Kg6 43. Nd6 Bf1 44. Re6+ Kg7 45. Re7+ Kg6 46. Re6+ Kg7 47. Re7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [A45]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.6), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c3 e6 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Nd2 Be7 7. Ngf3 c5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Bd3 d5 10. b4 Rc8 11. Qb1 Ba8 12. Bg3 Bd6 13. Ne5 O-O 14. f4 cxd4 15. cxd4 Bxe5 16. fxe5 Ng4 17. Bf4 g5 18. Qd1 f5 19. exf6 Nf2 20. Kxf2 Qxf6 21. Qg4 e5 22. Qd7 Qg7 23. Bf5 Rce8 24. Be6+ Kh8 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Bd7 Re7 27. Bxc6 Bxc6 28. Rac1 exf4 29. exf4 Rxf4+ 30. Nf3 Bb5 31. Rhe1 Rxe1 32. Kxe1 Bc4 33. h3 Re4+ 34. Kf2 Re2+ 35. Kg1 Ra2 36. Ne5 b5 37. Rc3 Kf6 38. Rf3+ Ke6 39. Kh2 Rd2 40. Re3 Kf5 41. Nf7 h5 42. Re5+ Kg6 43. Nd6 Bf1 44. Re6+ Kg7 45. Re7+ Kg6 46. Re6+ Kg7 47. Re7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [E34]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.8), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. bxc3 O-O 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. c4 Qd6 11. Bc3 cxd4 12. exd4 b6 13. Be2 Bb7 14. O-O Rac8 15. Rfd1 Ne7 16. Qb3 Rfd8 17. Ne5 Ng6 18. Bb2 Nd7 19. Nxg6 hxg6 20. a4 Nf6 21. a5 Qc7 22. axb6 axb6 23. Rab1 Ne4 24. Rbc1 Qf4 25. f3 Nf6 26. Rc2 Qc7 27. Bc1 b5 28. c5 Bd5 29. Qb4 Bc6 30. Bg5 Nd5 31. Qb2 Re8 32. Ra1 Ra8 33. Rcc1 Qb7 34. Bd2 Rxa1 35. Rxa1 Ra8 36. Ra5 Rxa5 37. Bxa5 b4 38. Bc4 Ne3 39. Be2 b3 40. Bd2 Nf5 41. Bc3 Bd5 42. Qc1 Ne7 43. Bb2 Nc6 44. Qc3 Kf8 45. Kf2 Ke7 46. Qd2 Qb8 47. h3 Kf8 48. Bd3 Kg8 49. Qe1 Qf4 50. Qe3 Qh4+ 51. Kg1 Qd8 52. Kf2 Qa5 53. Qe1 Nb4 54. Bb1 Qb5 55. Qc3 Qa4 56. Kg1 Kf8 57. Kf2 Nc6 58. Kg1 Ke8 59. Kf2 Kd7 60. Qd2 Kc8 61. Qc3 Na5 62. Bd3 Bc4 63. Bb1 Nc6 64. d5 Bxd5 65. Qxg7 Qh4+ 66. g3 Qxh3 67. Qf8+ Nd8 68. Qh8 Qxh8 69. Bxh8 Nb7 70. Ke3 Kd7 71. f4 Nxc5 72. g4 f5 73. gxf5 exf5 74. Bd3 Kc6 75. Be2 Na4 76. Bd1 Kc5 77. Bd4+ Kb4 78. Bg7 Be4 79. Bf8+ Kc4 80. Be2+ Kd5 81. Bd1 b2 82. Bb3+ Kc6 83. Bxa4+ Kb7  0 – 1 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.9), 2017-07-06
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bc1 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bc4 e5 11. b3 Be7 12. Bb2 O-O 13. Qe2 Qb6 14. O-O Nf6 15. Kh1 a5 16. Na4 Qc7 17. Rae1 Nd7 18. Qd3 Bb7 19. Qg3 Bg5 20. Rd1 Nf6 21. f3 Rfe8 22. Rfe1 Rad8 23. Bf1 Nh5 24. Qf2 Re6 25. g3 Ree8 26. Qb6 Qb8 27. Bc3 Rc8 28. Bh3 d5 29. Nc5 Ba8 30. Qxb8 Rxb8 31. exd5 cxd5 32. Bxe5 d4 33. Bxb8 Rxb8 34. Rxd4 Bxf3+ 35. Bg2 Bxg2+ 36. Kxg2 Rc8 37. Rc4 Rd8 38. Nd3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the Grand Chess Tour YourNextMove 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 2, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 25.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2812 22.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 22
4 Giri, Anish NED 2771 20
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 18.5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 18.5
7 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 18
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 16
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 15.5
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 3.5

Giri, Anish (2771) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A14]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.1), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. Nc3 a5 12. Qd3 h6 13. Qc2 Bb4 14. Rfd1 Rc8 15. Ne5 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qe7 17. Nxd7 Nxd7 18. e4 c6 19. Na2 f5 20. Nxb4 axb4 21. Re1 fxe4 22. Qxe4 Rce8 23. a5 Nf6 24. Qe2 Nd5 25. Be5 Rf7 26. Rf1 Ref8 27. a6 bxa6 28. Qxa6 Qd7 29. Rac1 Ne7 30. Qc4 Ng6 31. Qxc6 Nxe5 32. dxe5 Qd2 33. Qxe6 Kh8 34. Qb6 Qxb2 35. e6 Re7 36. Rb1 Qe2 37. Qxb4 Qf3+ 38. Kg1 Rxe6 39. Rb3 Qf7 40. Qc4 Re1 41. Qc2 Qe6 42. Rb1 Re2 43. Qc5 Qf5 44. Qb6 Qc2 45. Rbc1 Rfxf2 46. Qxf2 Rxf2 47. Rxc2 Rxc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [D02]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.2), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Nbd2 O-O 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7. c4 c5 8. dxc5 Qxc5 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Bc4 Qd6 11. O-O Bd7 12. Be2 Bc6 13. Nc4 Qe7 14. Qd6 Qxd6 15. Nxd6 Ne4 16. Rfd1 Nxd6 17. Rxd6 Rc8 18. Rc1 Kf8 19. Ne5 Ke7 20. Rd2 f6 21. Nxc6+ Nxc6 22. Rdc2 Kd8 23. Bf3 Rab8 24. Bxc6 Rxc6 25. Rxc6 bxc6 26. b3 Kc7 27. Kf1 a5 28. Rc4 Rb4 29. Ke2 Rxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.3), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nbd2 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. h3 e5 8. c3 Nd7 9. Nb3 a5 10. Be3 a4 11. Nbd2 a3 12. b3 exd4 13. Nxd4 Nc5 14. Bc2 Re8 15. Rc1 Bd7 16. Re1 Ne6 17. N2f3 Ne5 18. Nh2 Nc6 19. Qd2 Ncxd4 20. cxd4 c5 21. Nf3 Qa5 22. Rcd1 Qxd2 23. Rxd2 cxd4 24. Nxd4 Nc5 25. f3 Rac8 26. Kf2 Na6 27. Bb1 Nb4 28. Red1 Red8 29. Bg5 Re8 30. Nc2 Bc3 31. Nxb4 Bxb4 32. Rc2 Rxc2+ 33. Bxc2 Rc8 34. Bb1 Be6 35. Bf4 Rc6 36. Ke2 Kf8 37. Bd2 Bxd2 38. Kxd2 Ke7 39. Re1 g5 40. Re3 Kf6 41. Bd3 Ke5 42. Bf1 Kf4 43. b4 Rc2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – So, Wesley (2812) [B23]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. d3 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. h3 Rb8 9. f4 Bd7 10. g4 b5 11. Ng3 b4 12. Nce2 a5 13. f5 a4 14. Rb1 Ne8 15. g5 a3 16. b3 Nc7 17. h4 Nb5 18. h5 Ncd4 19. Bd2 Be5 20. Nf4 gxf5 21. exf5 Nxf5 22. Ne4 Kh8 23. g6 Bd4+ 24. Kh2 Nc3 25. Bxc3 bxc3 26. Bh3 Ne3 27. Qf3 Nxf1+ 28. Rxf1 Be5 29. gxh7 e6 30. Rg1 Bc6 31. Kh1 Qh4 32. Ng2 Bxe4 33. Nxh4 Bxf3+ 34. Nxf3 Bf6 35. Rg4 Rb4 36. d4 cxd4 37. Rf4 d3  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [B01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 c6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bc4 Bf5 7. O-O e6 8. Ne2 Nbd7 9. Ng3 Bg6 10. Re1 Bd6 11. c3 O-O 12. Nh4 c5 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. dxc5 Qxc5 15. Bf1 Qc7 16. c4 Rfd8 17. b3 Bb4 18. Re2 Ne5 19. Qc2 Nd3 20. a3 Nxc1 21. Qxc1 Bd6 22. Qc2 a5 23. Ree1 b6 24. Be2 Rd7 25. Nf1 Rad8 26. Red1 Bc5 27. Rxd7 Rxd7 28. Bf3 Qe5 29. Ra2 Qe1 30. Qe2 Qc3 31. b4 axb4 32. axb4 Qxb4 33. Ra8+ Kh7 34. h4 Qc3 35. g3 Qc1 36. Kg2 g5 37. hxg5 Qxg5 38. Nh2 Rd2 39. Be4+ Nxe4 40. Qxe4+ f5 41. Qh4+ Qxh4 42. gxh4 Rxf2+ 43. Kg3 Rc2 44. Nf3 Bd6+ 45. Kh3 Rxc4 46. h5 Rc3 47. Kg2 Bf4 48. Re8 e5 49. Nh4 Rg3+ 50. Kf1 Rg5 51. Rf8 Rxh5 52. Nxf5 b5 53. Nd6 b4 54. Ne4 Rh3 55. Rb8 b3 56. Nf2 Rc3 57. Kg2 Bc1 58. Nd1 Rc2+ 59. Kf3 b2 60. Nf2 Rc3+ 61. Kg4 Ra3 62. Nd1 Ra1 63. Nc3 Bd2 64. Ne4 b1=Q 65. Rxb1 Rxb1 66. Nxd2 Rb4+ 67. Kf5 Kh6 68. Kxe5 Kg5 69. Nf3+ Kg4 70. Nh2+ Kg3 71. Nf1+ Kh4 72. Nd2 g5 73. Nf3+ Kh5 74. Ng1 g4 75. Ne2 Kh4  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [A07]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.1), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. c4 dxc4 4. Bg2 Nd7 5. Na3 e5 6. Nxc4 e4 7. Nd4 Nb6 8. Nxb6 axb6 9. e3 Nf6 10. b3 Bd6 11. Bb2 O-O 12. O-O Re8 13. Qc2 Be5 14. h3 h6 15. Rfd1 Qe7 16. d3 c5 17. dxe4 cxd4 18. exd4 Bb8 19. e5 Nh7 20. f4 b5 21. d5 Ba7+ 22. Kh2 Qc5 23. Qd3 Qf2 24. Rd2 Qe3 25. d6 Qxd3 26. Rxd3 Nf8 27. g4 Bd7 28. Bxb7 Rab8 29. Bf3 Ng6 30. Kg3 Rbc8 31. Rc1 h5 32. gxh5 Nh4 33. Rc7 Nf5+ 34. Kh2 Bb6 35. Rxc8 Rxc8 36. Rc3 Rxc3 37. Bxc3 Be3 38. Bg4 Bxf4+ 39. Kg1 Kf8 40. Kf2 Ke8 41. a4 bxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – So, Wesley (2812) [C50]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 h6 7. c3 d6 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Rxe6 12. b4 Ba7 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Nf1 d5 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Nxe3 Rd8 17. b5 axb5 18. axb5 Ne7 19. c4 dxe4 20. dxe4 Ng6 21. Ra7 c6 22. Rd1 Qc8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Rxb7 Qc8 25. Rb6 cxb5 26. Rxb5 Nd7 27. Nd5 Rc6 28. Nd2 Nc5 29. Qb2 Kh7 30. Rb8 Qe6 31. Qb5 Nf4 32. Ra8 Qg6 33. Nxf4 exf4 34. Qb8 Qf6 35. Nf3 Nd7 36. Qe8 Rd6 37. e5 Rd1+ 38. Kh2 Qe6 39. Qh8+ Kg6 40. Rg8 Kf5 41. Qxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Qe7 5. Nc3 Na5 6. O-O c6 7. a4 Nxc4 8. dxc4 d6 9. b3 Qc7 10. Bg5 Be7 11. a5 O-O 12. Qd3 h6 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Rfd1 Rfd8 15. Qe3 b6 16. axb6 axb6 17. h3 g5 18. Nxg5 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 hxg5 20. Qxg5+ Kh7 21. Qe3 Rg8 22. f4 Nh5 23. fxe5 Bxh4 24. Qf3 Rg5 25. exd6 Qxd6 26. Ne2 Ng3 27. Nc3 Qd4+ 28. Kh2 Qe5 29. Kg1 Qxc3  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [C89]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 Bb7 12. d4 Bf6 13. Re1 Re8 14. Be3 c5 15. Nd2 cxd4 16. Bxd4 Rxe1+ 17. Qxe1 Nf4 18. Ne4 Bxd4 19. Rd1 Qe7 20. Rxd4 Re8 21. f3 Kh8 22. Qd2 Qe5 23. Bxf7 Rf8 24. Rd8 Ne2+ 25. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Giri, Anish (2771) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. Rfe1 Bb4 15. g4 hxg4 16. hxg4 Ne7 17. f3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Bxa2 19. Ne4 Rh8 20. e6 Nd5 21. exf7+ Kxf7 22. Bxc7 Nxc7 23. Rd7+ Kg6 24. Rxc7 Bd5 25. Nd2 Rhe8 26. Rxe8 Rxe8 27. Kf2 a5 28. Rxb7 Ra8 29. Rb6 a4 30. c4 Be6 31. Rxc6 Kf7 32. Rb6 a3 33. Rb1 a2 34. Ra1 Ra3 35. Kg3 g5 36. Ne4 Kg6 37. Nd6 Kf6 38. Ne4+ Ke5 39. Nxg5 Bxc4 40. Ne4 Bd5 41. c3 Bxe4 42. fxe4 Kxe4 43. g5 Rxc3+ 44. Kg4 Rc2 45. g6 Rg2+ 46. Kh5 Kf5 47. Rf1+ Ke6 48. Kh6 Kd5 49. g7 Rh2+ 50. Kg6 Rg2+ 51. Kf7 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.1), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nbd2 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Bd3 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Re1 e5 8. c3 a5 9. Nf1 c6 10. Ng3 Qc7 11. Bg5 Re8 12. Qd2 b5 13. Bh6 Nf8 14. h3 Ne6 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Rad1 Nf4 17. Bb1 c5 18. Ne2 N6h5 19. Nxf4 Nxf4 20. Nh2 Qe7 21. Kh1 Qg5 22. Rg1 Qh5 23. h4 cxd4 24. cxd4 Ne6 25. dxe5 dxe5 26. Qd5 Rb8 27. g4 Qxh4 28. Qxe5+ Kg8 29. Qxb8 Qxf2 30. Qxb5 Re7 31. Qe5 Re8 32. Rgf1 Qa7 33. g5 Ba6 34. Ng4  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [D55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.2), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8. Rc1 c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. cxd5 g5 11. Bg3 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. Qxd5 exd5 14. Be5 Bf5 15. Be2 Rac8 16. O-O Bd3 17. Bxd3 Nxd3 18. Rcd1 Nxe5 19. Nxe5 Rc2 20. Rxd5 Rxb2 21. Rd7 Bf6 22. Nc4 Rxa2 23. Rxb7 Rd8 24. h3 a5 25. Ra7 a4 26. Rb1 Bg7 27. g4 Bf8 28. Kg2 a3 29. Rb3 Rc2 30. Nxa3 Bxa3 31. Raxa3 Rdd2 32. Rb6 Rxf2+ 33. Kg3 Kg7 34. Raa6 Rg2+ 35. Kf3 Rcf2+ 36. Ke4 Rg3 37. Rxh6 Rff3 38. Rh5 Rxe3+ 39. Kd4 Rd3+ 40. Kc4 Rc3+ 41. Kd4 Rcd3+ 42. Kc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.3), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g4 Bb4 5. g5 Bxc3 6. bxc3 Ng8 7. d4 Qxg5 8. d5 Nd8 9. d6 c6 10. Nf3 Qf5 11. Rg1 Ne6 12. e4 Qxe4+ 13. Be3 Qf5 14. Ng5 Nf4 15. Bxf4 Qxf4 16. Rg4 Qf6 17. Ne4 Qh6 18. Qf3 Nf6 19. Rxg7 Qxg7 20. Nxf6+ Kd8 21. Qf5 Re8 22. Nxe8 Kxe8 23. c5 b5 24. Bd3 f6 25. Ke2 Kf7 26. Rh1 Rb8 27. Kf1 Qg6 28. Qf3 Qh6 29. Rg1 Ba6 30. Qg4 Rd8 31. Rg3 e4 32. Qxe4 Re8 33. Qg4 Bc8 34. Kg2 Qg5 35. Qf3 Qd5 36. Qxd5+ cxd5 37. Bxh7 Re5 38. f4 Re2+ 39. Kf1 Rxh2 40. Bg8+ Kf8 41. Bxd5 Rh8 42. Kf2 Ba6 43. Ke3 Ke8 44. Kd4 Kd8 45. Rg7 Bc8 46. c6 dxc6 47. Bxc6 a5 48. Kc5  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [C53]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. h3 O-O 10. O-O f6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 fxe5 13. Nxe5 Qd6 14. Nd2 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 c5 16. dxc5 Qxe5 17. cxb6 axb6 18. Rfe1 Qf5 19. b4 Ra3 20. Rad1 Ba6 21. Qc1 Rd3 22. Qxc7 d4 23. Rxd3 Qxd3 24. Bf4 Qc3 25. Re7 Qxc7 26. Bxc7 d3 27. Bxb6 Rb8 28. Ba5 Bb5 29. Re5 Bc4 30. Re4 Bxa2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [A04]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. e4 Bg7 4. d4 Qb6 5. dxc5 Qxc5 6. Be2 d6 7. O-O Nc6 8. h3 Qb6 9. Qc2 Nd4 10. Nxd4 Bxd4 11. Nd2 Bg7 12. Nb3 Nf6 13. Be3 Qc7 14. Rac1 O-O 15. c5 dxc5 16. Bxc5 b6 17. Bd4 Qxc2 18. Rxc2 Bb7 19. f3 Rfc8 20. Rfc1 Ne8 21. Kf2 Kf8 22. Bxg7+ Kxg7 23. Nd4 Kf8 24. b4 Rxc2 25. Rxc2 e5 26. Nb3 Rc8 27. Rxc8 Bxc8 28. Nd2 Ke7 29. Ke3 f6 30. a3 Nd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [B10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Bg4 5. h3 Bxf3 6. Qxf3 e6 7. Bd3 Nf6 8. O-O Bd6 9. c3 h6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Qe2 Qc7 12. g3 Nc6 13. f4 a6 14. Nf3 b5 15. a3 Na5 16. Ne5 Nc4 17. a4 Rab8 18. axb5 axb5 19. g4 Nd7 20. Ra6 Bxe5 21. fxe5 Ra8 22. Rxa8 Rxa8 23. g5 hxg5 24. Bh7+ Kxh7 25. Qh5+ Kg8 26. Qxf7+ Kh7 27. Qh5+ Kg8 28. Qf7+ Kh7 29. Qh5+ Kg8 30. Qf7+ Kh7 31. Qh5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Ne2 d5 3. exd5 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Qxd4 Qxd5 6. Nbc3 Qxd4 7. Nxd4 Bc5 8. Ndb5 Na6 9. Bf4 O-O 10. f3 Re8+ 11. Be2 Be6 12. O-O-O Bxa2 13. Rhe1 Nh5 14. Bd2 Be6 15. Ne4 Be7 16. Nd4 Bd7 17. Bxa6 bxa6 18. Bg5 Bxg5+ 19. Nxg5 Nf6 20. Nb3 h6 21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. Rxd7 Nf6 23. Rdd1 Kf8 24. Nc5 Rxe1 25. Rxe1 Re8 26. Rxe8+ Kxe8 27. Nxa6 Kd7 28. Nc5+ Kd6 29. Nd3 c5 30. Kd2 c4 31. Nf4 Kc5 32. h4 a5 33. g4 Nd5 34. Ne2 g6 35. c3 Kd6 36. f4 h5 37. g5 a4 38. Ke1 Ne3 39. Ng3 Ng2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – So, Wesley (2812) [A01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.3), 2017-07-02
1. b3 d5 2. e3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 h6 6. O-O Bd6 7. c4 O-O 8. Nc3 c6 9. d3 Qe7 10. a3 Nbd7 11. b4 Rad8 12. Qb3 a6 13. Rad1 Rfe8 14. Rfe1 Ne5 15. Nd4 Bg4 16. f4 Ng6 17. Bxg4 Nxg4 18. h3 Nf6 19. Nf3 Bb8 20. Rf1 e5 21. f5 Nf8 22. e4 N8h7 23. Bc1 dxe4 24. dxe4 Ba7+ 25. c5 b6 26. cxb6 Bxb6+ 27. Kh2 Bd4 28. Rde1 c5 29. Bd2 Rb8 30. Nxd4 cxd4 31. Nd1 a5 32. Nf2 axb4 33. axb4 Qb7 34. Qd3 Re7 35. Rc1 Ng5 36. Rfe1 Rc7 37. Rxc7 Qxc7 38. h4 Ngh7 39. Rc1 Qb7 40. g4 Qb5 41. Qxb5 Rxb5 42. Rc8+ Nf8 43. g5 hxg5 44. hxg5 Nd7 45. Nd3 f6 46. g6 Rb7 47. Kg2 Nb6 48. Rc6 Nfd7 49. Nc5 Rb8 50. Nxd7 Nxd7 51. Rc7 Nb6 52. Kf3 Rc8 53. Rxc8+ Nxc8 54. b5 Kf8 55. Bb4+ Ke8 56. Bc5 Kd7 57. Bf8 Nd6 58. Bxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [E91]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.4), 2017-07-02
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8. Re1 c6 9. d5 Nc5 10. Nd2 a5 11. b3 Bh6 12. Qc2 Ng4 13. Nf1 Bxc1 14. Raxc1 Nh6 15. Qd2 Kg7 16. dxc6 bxc6 17. Red1 Ne6 18. Qxd6 Qxd6 19. Rxd6 Nd4 20. c5 Be6 21. Nd2 a4 22. bxa4 Rxa4 23. Nf3 Nxe2+ 24. Nxe2 Rxe4 25. Ng3 Ra4 26. Nxe5 Rxa2 27. Nxc6 Ng4 28. h3 Nxf2 29. Rf1 Nd3 30. Rxd3 Bc4 31. Rc3 Bxf1 32. Nxf1 Rc8 33. Nb4 Ra4 34. Nd3 Rc6 35. Nd2 f6 36. Nc4 h5 37. Nd6 Rd4 38. Rb3 Kh6 39. Kf2 Ra4 40. Ke3 Kg5 41. Rb6 Rc7 42. Ne4+ Kh4 43. Nf4 Ra3+ 44. Kf2 Ra2+ 45. Kg1  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Giri, Anish (2771) [C45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 a5 9. c4 Ba6 10. g3 Nb6 11. Nd2 d5 12. exd6 Qxe2+ 13. Bxe2 cxd6 14. b3 Be7 15. Bb2 O-O 16. O-O d5 17. Rac1 Rfe8 18. Bf3 a4 19. Rfd1 axb3 20. axb3 Bb4 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Bd4 Rab8 23. Rc6 Re6 24. Rxb6 Rexb6 25. Bxb6 Rxb6 26. Bxd5 Kf8 27. Nc4 Bxc4 28. bxc4 Bc5 29. Rd2 Ra6 30. Kg2 h5 31. Rb2 Rb6 32. Ra2 Rb8 33. Ra5 Rc8 34. Rb5 Rc7 35. Rb8+ Ke7 36. Rh8 Bd4 37. Rxh5 g6 38. Rg5 Ra7 39. Rg4 Bc5 40. Re4+ Kf8 41. g4 Kg7 42. g5 f6 43. gxf6+ Kxf6 44. Re6+ Kg7 45. Rc6 Bd4 46. Be4 Bf6 47. Kh3 Ra3+ 48. f3 Ra1 49. c5 Rh1+ 50. Kg3 Rg1+ 51. Kh3 Rh1+ 52. Kg2 Rc1 53. Rc7+ Kh6 54. c6 Bxh4 55. Rf7 Bd8 56. Rf8 Ba5 57. Ra8 Rc5 58. Rg8 g5 59. Kh3 Rc1 60. Kg4 Rg1+ 61. Kf5 Rc1 62. Rg6+ Kh7 63. Rxg5 Kh8 64. Ke6 Bd8 65. Rg2 Rc5 66. Rc2 Rxc2 67. Bxc2  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [C55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. a4 h6 8. c3 a6 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Qc2 Qd7 11. b4 Nh7 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. Bb2 b6 14. b5 axb5 15. axb5 Na5 16. c4 Ng5 17. d4 exd4 18. Nxd4 Bf6 19. Ne2 Bxb2 20. Qxb2 Nb7 21. f4 Nh7 22. Nb3 Nf6 23. e5 dxe5 24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. Qxe5 Nd6 26. Ned4 Nxc4 27. Qxe6+ Qxe6 28. Nxe6 Nd5 29. Rc1 Nde3 30. Kf2 Ra2+ 31. Kf3 Ra3 32. Nbd4 Nd5+ 33. Ke4 Nf6+ 34. Kf5 Ne3+ 35. Kg6 Nxg2 36. Nxg7 Nd5 37. Nge6 Ngxf4+ 38. Nxf4 Nxf4+ 39. Kf5 Rd3 40. Rc4 Ng2 41. Kg6 Nh4+ 42. Kf6 Nf3 43. Nf5 Rd7 44. Nxh6+ Kf8 45. Ng4 Rd6+ 46. Kf5 Nd4+ 47. Ke5 Nxb5 48. Rxc7 Nxc7 49. Kxd6 Ne8+ 50. Kc6 Ng7 51. Kxb6 Kf7 52. Nf6 Kxf6 53. h4 Kg6 54. h5+ Nxh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B30]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Ng6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. Nb3 a6 9. Bd3 b5 10. f4 Bb7 11. Kh1 Qc7 12. a4 b4 13. Ne2 Rd8 14. a5 d5 15. e5 f6 16. Ned4 Nxd4 17. Nxd4 Bc8 18. Qh5 O-O 19. Be3 fxe5 20. fxe5 Bc5 21. Bxg6 hxg6 22. Qxg6 Qxe5 23. Nf3 Qxe3 24. Ng5 Rf2 25. Qh7+ Kf8 26. Qh8+ Ke7 27. Qxg7+ Kd6 28. Nf7+ Kc7 29. Nxd8+ Kxd8 30. h4 Qf4 31. Rxf2 Qxh4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B92]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 O-O 10. Nd2 Nc5 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Nc4 Be7 13. O-O Be6 14. a5 Rc8 15. Nb6 Rc6 16. b4 Nd7 17. Nbd5 Bg5 18. Na4 Bxd5 19. exd5 Rc7 20. c4 e4 21. c5 dxc5 22. d6 Rc8 23. Bg4 cxb4 24. Bxd7 Qxd7 25. Nb6 Qc6 26. Nxc8 Rxc8 27. Rb1 e3 28. fxe3 Rd8 29. Qb3 Qd7 30. Qxb4 Qxd6 31. Qxb7 Bxe3+ 32. Kh1 Rf8 33. Rbd1 Qh6 34. Qxf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C53]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. h3 O-O 10. O-O f6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 f5 13. Qc1 f4 14. Bxf4 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Be3 Nd3 17. Qd1 Ba6 18. Nc3 d4 19. Bg5 Qe8 20. Nd5 Kh8 21. Nxb6 axb6 22. Nxd4 Qxe5 23. Qg4 Rae8 24. Be3 Nxb2 25. Nf3 Qe4 26. Rfc1 Qxg4 27. hxg4 Nc4 28. Rc3 c5 29. Rb1 Re6 30. g5 Kg8 31. Nd2 Rxe3 32. Rxe3 Nxe3 33. fxe3 b5 34. Ne4 Rc8 35. a3 c4 36. Nc3 Rc5 37. g6 hxg6 38. Kf2 Kf7 39. e4 Ke6 40. Ke3 Rg5 41. Kf3 Kd7 42. g4 Rc5 43. Ke3 Kc6 44. Kd4 Rg5 45. Rg1 Bc8 46. Rb1 Bd7 47. Nd5 Kd6 48. a4 Bc6 49. axb5 Bxd5 50. exd5 Rxg4+ 51. Kc3 Kc5 52. b6 Rg3+ 53. Kd2 c3+ 54. Kc2 Rg2+ 55. Kxc3 Rg3+ 56. Kd2 Rg2+ 57. Ke3 Rg3+ 58. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [D34]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Nc6 9. Nc3 h6 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Na4 Be7 12. Be3 Re8 13. Rc1 Bf8 14. Bc5 Bxc5 15. Nxc5 Qb6 16. Na4 Qa6 17. Nc3 Bg4 18. Nd4 Rad8 19. Re1 Ne4 20. Nxc6 bxc6 21. Qa4 Qb6 22. Nxe4 dxe4 23. Qxc6 Qxb2 24. Qc2 Qxc2 25. Rxc2 e3 26. fxe3 Rxe3 27. Kf2 Ra3 28. Rec1 Be6 29. Rb2 g5 30. Rc7 Bxa2 31. Be4 Be6 32. Bd3 Rd6 33. Rb8+ Kg7 34. Ra8 a5 35. Rca7 Rd5 36. Ra6 Re5 37. R8a7 h5 38. Rc6 Ra4 39. Rb6 h4 40. Rb8 h3 41. Raa8 Ra1 42. Rb1 Rxb1 43. Bxb1 Bb3 44. g4 a4 45. Bf5 Rc5 46. Bd7 Rc4 47. Kg3 Rd4 48. Bc6 Kf6 49. Kxh3 Ke5 50. Kg3 Kd6 51. Be8 Kc5 52. h4 gxh4+ 53. Kxh4 Kb4 54. Rb8+ Kc3 55. Rc8+ Kb2 56. Rb8 Kc3 57. Rc8+ Kd2 58. Ra8 Kxe2 59. Kg5 Kd2 60. Ra7 Be6 61. Rxa4 Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – So, Wesley (2812) [C45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 d6 9. c4 Nb6 10. exd6 Qxe2+ 11. Bxe2 cxd6 12. Nc3 Be6 13. b3 d5 14. cxd5 Nxd5 15. Bd2 Rd8 16. Ne4 Nb4 17. O-O Bf5 18. Bxb4 Bxb4 19. Bf3 O-O 20. Rfc1 Rd4 21. Ng3 Be6 22. h5 c5 23. Ne4 Ba3 24. Rc2 Bf5 25. Re1 Rfd8 26. g4 Be6 27. Re3 Bb4 28. Be2 h6 29. f3 Bd5 30. Bc4 Bxe4 31. fxe4 Rd1+ 32. Kg2 Kf8 33. Rf3 R8d2+ 34. Rxd2 Rxd2+ 35. Kh3 f6 36. e5 Ke7 37. exf6+ gxf6 38. Re3+ Kf8 39. a4 Rd6 40. Kg2 Bd2 41. Re2 Bc3 42. Kf3 Be5 43. Rc2 Rd4 44. Be6 Ke7 45. Bf5 Kd6 46. Ke2 a5 47. Rc3 Rxg4 48. Bxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [E11]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.2), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 d6 5. g3 c5 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. O-O O-O 9. Nb3 Bb6 10. Qc2 h6 11. Rd1 Qe7 12. Nbd4 Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Rd8 14. b3 d5 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Bb2 Bd7 17. e3 Rac8 18. Qe2 Be8 19. Nf5 exf5 20. Rxd5 Bc6 21. Rxd8+ Qxd8 22. Rd1 Qe8 23. Bxc6 Rxc6 24. Qd3 Qe6 25. Rd2 h5 26. h4 Kh7 27. Kg2 Kg6 28. Bd4 Qd5+ 29. f3 Bxd4 30. Qxd4 Qxd4 31. exd4 Kf6 32. f4 Rc3 33. Kf2 Ke6 34. Re2+ Kd6 35. Re3 Rc1 36. a4 g6 37. Ke2 Kd5 38. Re7 Rc3 39. Rxb7 a5 40. Kf2 Kxd4 41. b4 Rc2+ 42. Kf3 Rc3+ 43. Kg2 Rc2+ 44. Kh3 axb4 45. Rxb4+ Kd5 46. Rb7 Ke6 47. a5 Ra2 48. Rb6+ Kd5 49. Rb7 Rxa5 50. Rxf7 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C44]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. b4 Bb6 7. Bb2 Bg4 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Nxf3 O-O 11. Nxd4 Bxd4 12. Bxd4 Nxe4 13. Bb2 Qh4 14. b5 Ne5 15. Bd5 Nc5 16. f4 Ned7 17. Qd4 Qf6 18. Qb4 Qf5 19. Bf3 Qxc2 20. Rac1 Qg6 21. f5 Qg5 22. Qd4 Rfe8 23. Rce1 Ne5 24. Be2 Qg3 25. Rd1 f6 26. Bc1 Kh8 27. Kh1 Rad8 28. Bh5 Rf8 29. Bf4 Qh4 30. Be2 g5 31. fxg6 Ne6 32. Qe3 Nxf4 33. Rxf4 Qg5 34. gxh7 Ng6 35. Re4 d5 36. Qxg5 fxg5 37. Rg4 Nf4 38. Bf3 Nxh3 39. Rd2 c6 40. bxc6 bxc6 41. Kh2 Nf4 42. Rxg5 Rd6 43. Rb2 Rh6+ 44. Kg3 Ne6 45. Rg4 Rxh7 46. Rc2 Rc7 47. Rc1 Rg8 48. Kf2 Rxg4 49. Bxg4 Ng5 50. Ke3 Kg7 51. Kd4 Kf6 52. Rf1+ Ke7 53. Rf5 Ne4 54. Ke5 Nd6 55. Rh5 Nf7+ 56. Kd4 Kd6 57. Bf3 c5+ 58. Ke3 Re7+ 59. Kf4 Ne5 60. Rh6+ Re6 61. Rh7 Nxf3 62. Kxf3 c4 63. Rxa7 Kc5 64. Rc7+ Kd4 65. g4 c3 66. g5 Kd3 67. Kf4 c2 68. Kf5 Re7 69. Rc5 d4 70. g6 Kd2 71. Kf6 Ra7 72. g7 Rxg7 73. Kxg7 d3  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [C20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Ne2 Nf6 3. d4 d5 4. exd5 exd4 5. Qxd4 Nxd5 6. Nbc3 Be6 7. Nf4 Nc6 8. Bb5 Nxf4 9. Qxd8+ Rxd8 10. Bxf4 Bd6 11. Bxd6 Rxd6 12. Ne4 Rd5 13. Bxc6+ bxc6 14. Nc3 Rd6 15. O-O Ke7 16. Rfe1 Rd2 17. Rac1 Rhd8 18. f3 Kf8 19. Ne4 R2d4 20. b3 Bf5 21. Ng3 Bg6 22. Nf1 c5 23. Re5 R4d5 24. Re3 f5 25. f4 Rd4 26. g3 Bf7 27. Re5 R8d5 28. Rce1 c4 29. Kf2 g6 30. Rxd5 Rxd5 31. b4 a5 32. a3 axb4 33. axb4 Rd6 34. Re5 Bd5 35. c3 Be4 36. Rc5 Rd1 37. Rxc7 Rc1 38. Ne3 Rxc3 39. Nxc4 Rc2+ 40. Ke3 Rxh2 41. b5 Rh3 42. Kd4 Rxg3 43. Ke5 Rb3 44. Kf6 Ke8 45. Rxh7 Kd8 46. Nd6 Bd3 47. Nb7+ Kc8 48. Nc5 Rc3 49. Nxd3 Rxd3 50. Kxg6 Rd5 51. b6 Rb5 52. b7+ Kb8 53. Rd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [A49]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. b3 a5 7. Nc3 d5 8. Ne5 c6 9. Na4 Nfd7 10. Nf3 b5 11. Nb2 c5 12. c4 dxc4 13. bxc4 b4 14. a3 Bb7 15. axb4 axb4 16. Rxa8 Bxa8 17. Nd3 cxd4 18. Nxb4 Nc5 19. Nd3 Ne4 20. Qc2 Nc6 21. e3 Nc3 22. Bb2 e5 23. exd4 Nxd4 24. Nxd4 Bxg2 25. Ne6 Qa8 26. Ra1 Qe4 27. Re1 Qf3 28. Ng5 Qa8 29. Bxc3 h6 30. f3  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [D39]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.1), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. a4 c5 8. axb5 cxd4 9. Nxd4 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. O-O Rd8 13. Qb3 Bc5 14. Nf3 Nd7 15. Na4 Bf8 16. Qe3 Bb7 17. Rfd1 Ne5 18. Nxe5 Qxe5 19. f3 Be7 20. Rxd8+ Bxd8 21. Rd1 Bg5 22. Qf2 Qc7 23. Nc5 Rd8 24. Rxd8+ Bxd8 25. b4 Bc8 26. g3 Qe5 27. Qd2 Bb6 28. Kg2 Bxc5 29. bxc5 Qxc5 30. Qd8+ Kh7 31. Qd3 g5 32. h4 gxh4 33. gxh4 Kg7 34. Qc3+ e5 35. f4 Be6 36. Qg3+ Kf6 37. fxe5+ Qxe5 38. Qf3+ Kg6 39. Bxe6 fxe6 40. Qg3+ Kf6 41. Qf2+ Kg6 42. Qg3+ Kf6 43. Qf2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B23]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d3 O-O 7. O-O Nc6 8. h3 Rb8 9. f4 Ne8 10. a4 Nc7 11. f5 e6 12. g4 exf5 13. exf5 gxf5 14. gxf5 Kh8 15. Kh1 Rg8 16. Ne4 Be5 17. c3 Qh4 18. Ng1 Rxg2 19. Kxg2 Bd7 20. Bg5 Rg8 21. Qg4 Qxg4+ 22. hxg4 Ne8 23. Nf3 Kg7 24. Be3 Kf8 25. Kh3 h5 26. Nxe5 Nxe5 27. gxh5 Nxd3 28. h6 Bc6 29. h7 Rh8 30. Bh6+ Ke7 31. f6+ Kd7 32. Ng5 Be4 33. Bg7 Rxh7+ 34. Nxh7 Bxh7 35. Kg3 Nc7 36. Rh1 Bg6 37. Rh6 Ne5 38. Rd1 Ne6 39. Rh8 Be4 40. a5 a6 41. b4 c4 42. Bh6 Ng6 43. Rg8 Ne5 44. Be3 Bf3 45. Rd2 Bc6 46. Rh2 Nc7 47. Bd4 Nd5 48. Rf8 Ke6 49. Rh6 Nxf6 50. Rd8 Ke7 51. Rxf6 Kxf6 52. Rxd6+ Kf5 53. b5 Bxb5 54. Rd5 f6 55. Rd6 Bc6 56. Kf2 Ng4+ 57. Kg3 Kg5 58. Rd8 Nh6 59. Be3+ Kg6 60. Bxh6 Kxh6 61. Kf4 Kg6 62. Rd4 Bb5 63. Rd5 Kf7 64. Kf5 Ke7 65. Rc5 Kd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Giri, Anish (2771) [D02]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.3), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. a3 Bd6 6. Bg3 O-O 7. c4 dxc4 8. Bxc4 c5 9. Nc3 Bxg3 10. hxg3 Nbd7 11. O-O Rc8 12. Be2 Bg4 13. Rc1 cxd4 14. Qxd4 Qb6 15. Qxb6 Nxb6 16. Rfd1 h6 17. Nb5 Rxc1 18. Rxc1 Rc8 19. Rxc8+ Nxc8 20. Kf1 Kf8 21. Ne5 Bxe2+ 22. Kxe2 h5 23. f3 Ke7 24. e4 a6 25. Nc3 Nb6 26. b3 Nfd7 27. Nd3 Kd6 28. Ke3 e5 29. Nd1 Nc5 30. Nxc5 Kxc5 31. Nf2 Kd6 32. f4 Nd7 33. Nd3 f6 34. Nb2 g5 35. Nc4+ Kc6 36. fxe5 Nxe5 37. Nxe5+ fxe5 38. g4 h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [A05]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.4), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d4 d5 6. Nbd2 c6 7. c3 Re8 8. Re1 Bf5 9. Nh4 Be6 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Bd5 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. Nf3 Nd7 14. Bf4 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Qe2 Qb6 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Rad1 Red8 19. Bf4 Qb6 20. h4 Na4 21. Qc2 Bc6 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Re2 Qb5 24. Nd4 Bxd4 25. cxd4 Bxg2 26. Kxg2 Nb6 27. Rxe7 Nd5 28. Re4 Nxf4+ 29. Rxf4 Qd5+ 30. Kh2 Re8 31. Qd2 h5 32. a3 Kg7 33. Qd3 Re1 34. Qf3 Qxf3 35. Rxf3 Rd1 36. Rb3 b6 37. Rb4 Kf6 38. Kg2 Ke6 39. Rc4 Kd6 40. Kf3 Rd2 41. Rb4 Kd5 42. Ke3 Rc2 43. a4 f6 44. a5 bxa5 45. Rb5+ Ke6 46. Rxa5 Rxb2 47. Rxa7 Rc2 48. f3 Rg2 49. Kf4 Rd2 50. Ra6+ Ke7 51. Ke4 Rg2 52. Kd5 Rxg3 53. Ra7+ Kd8 54. Kd6 Kc8 55. d5 Rxf3 56. Ke7 g5 57. d6 Re3+ 58. Kxf6 gxh4 59. Rh7 h3 60. Rxh5 Kd7 61. Kf5 Kxd6 62. Kg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B06]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. e5 Nh5 4. Be2 d6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. exd6 exd6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Bg5 Nf6 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Bd3 h6 11. Be3 O-O 12. Nc3 Nf5 13. Bxf5 Bxf5 14. d5 a6 15. Bd4 Qd7 16. Qd2 g5 17. h4 g4 18. Nh2 Nh5 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Nf1 Rae8 21. Ne2 Re5 22. Neg3 Nxg3 23. Nxg3 Rfe8 24. c4 Bg6 25. h5 Bxh5 26. Nxh5+ Rxh5 27. Rxe8 Qxe8 28. Qd4+ Qe5 29. Qxg4+ Rg5 30. Qf3 Qxb2 31. Re1 Qf6 32. Qh3 Qd4 33. Qb3 b6 34. Rd1 Qe4 35. Qc3+ Kg8 36. Qh3 Kg7 37. Rc1 a5 38. a4 Qd4 39. Qf3 Qg4 40. Qxg4 Rxg4 41. Kf1 Kf6 42. f3 Rd4 43. Ke2 Rh4 44. Kd3 Rh2 45. Rg1 h5 46. Ke3 h4 47. Kf4 h3 48. gxh3 Rxh3 49. Ke3 Rh4 50. Kd3 Rf4 51. Rg8 Rxf3+ 52. Kd4 Ke7 53. Rc8 Kd7 54. Rf8 Rf1 55. Kd3 f5 56. Rf7+ Kc8 57. Kc3 Ra1 58. Rxf5 Ra3+ 59. Kb2 Rxa4 60. Kb3 Rb4+ 61. Kc3 b5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – So, Wesley (2812) [A35]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.1), 2017-07-02
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 Nxc3 9. Bc4 Nd5 10. Bxd5 e6 11. Bxc6+ bxc6 12. O-O Qd5 13. Be3 Be7 14. Rfc1 f6 15. Nd2 Kf7 16. Rc2 a5 17. Qc4 Bb7 18. Nb3 Ba6 19. Qxd5 cxd5 20. Nxa5 Bd3 21. Rc3 Bb5 22. Nb3 Bc4 23. Nc1 Rhc8 24. a3 e5 25. Nd3 Ke6 26. Rac1 Rcb8 27. b4 Ra6 28. f4 Bxd3 29. Rxd3 Rba8 30. dxe5 fxe5 31. fxe5 Rxa3 32. Rxa3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [C01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. c4 c6 6. Nc3 Ne7 7. Bd3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 O-O 9. h3 Nd7 10. O-O Nb6 11. Bb3 Ned5 12. Re1 Bf5 13. Ne5 Bxe5 14. Rxe5 Qd7 15. Qf3 Be6 16. Ne4 Rae8 17. a4 Ne7 18. Nf6+ gxf6 19. Qxf6 Qd8 20. Rxe6 Nbd5 21. Qg5+ Kh8 22. Re1 Rg8 23. Qh5 Qb6 24. Bxd5 Nxd5 25. Bh6 Qc7 26. Qf5 f6 27. Qf3 Qb6 28. Re4 Qxb2 29. Rae1 Rxe4 30. Qxe4 Qa3 31. Qe6 Qd3 32. Re4 Qd1+ 33. Kh2 Qh5 34. Bd2 Qg6 35. Rg4 Qe8 36. Rxg8+ Qxg8 37. Qd7 Qb8+ 38. g3 Qc7 39. Qe8+ Kg7 40. a5 b5 41. axb6 axb6 42. h4 b5 43. h5 Qe7 44. h6#  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A15]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.3), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nc3 Bg4 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 Bxf3 9. gxf3 e6 10. Qxb7 Nxd4 11. Bb5+ Nxb5 12. Qc6+ Ke7 13. Qxb5 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Qd7 15. Rb1 Rd8 16. Be3 Qxb5 17. Rxb5 Rd7 18. Ke2 g6 19. Bc5+ Kf6 20. Bd4+ Rxd4 21. cxd4 Bh6 22. Rhb1 Rd8 23. R1b4 Bf8 24. Rc4 Rd7 25. Ke3 g5 26. Ke4 Bd6 27. h3 Bh2 28. Rc6 Bg1 29. Ke3 Bh2 30. d5 Bf4+ 31. Ke4 h6 32. dxe6 fxe6 33. Rf5+ Ke7 34. Ra5 Rb7 35. Raa6 Rb4+ 36. Kd3 Rb2 37. Rxe6+ Kd7 38. Re2  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 Qe6 9. g3 d6 10. c4 Nb6 11. exd6 Bxd6 12. Be3 O-O 13. Nd2 Ba6 14. Bh3 Qe5 15. Bxb6 axb6 16. Qxe5 Bxe5 17. O-O-O Bb7 18. a3 c5 19. Rh2 Rad8 20. Bg2 Bc8 21. f4 Bd4 22. Bd5 Rfe8 23. Nf3 Be3+ 24. Kc2 Bf5+ 25. Kb3 Be4 26. Ne5 Bxd5 27. Rxd5 Rxd5 28. cxd5 Bd4 29. Nc6 Re3+ 30. Kc4 Bf6 31. g4 Re4+ 32. Kb5 Rxf4 33. g5 Bd4 34. Ka6 f6 35. Kb7 fxg5 36. hxg5 Rf7 37. Re2 Kf8 38. Nd8 Rd7 39. Ne6+ Kf7 40. Nxc7 Re7 41. Rxe7+ Kxe7 42. Kc6 Be5 43. Kxb6 h5 44. gxh6 gxh6 45. Ne6 c4 46. a4 Bxb2 47. a5 Bc1 48. Kb5 c3 49. Nd4 Be3 50. Nf5+ Kd7 51. Nxe3 h5 52. a6 Kc8 53. d6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [A21]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.5), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. b4 Bf8 5. Bb2 c6 6. Ne3 Bxb4 7. Bxe5 Nf6 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2 Re8 10. Nf3 d6 11. Bb2 Nbd7 12. O-O Ne5 13. Qb3 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Bxd2 15. Rad1 Bxe3 16. fxe3 Ne4 17. Rd4 Nc5 18. Qa3 Qe7 19. e4 Be6 20. Rfd1 Nd7 21. Rxd6 Nb6 22. Qc3 Qg5 23. Ba1 Bxc4 24. Bh5 Rxe4 25. Rd8+ Re8 26. h4 Qh6 27. R1d6 Be6 28. Rxe6 fxe6 29. Rxe8+ Rxe8 30. Bxe8 Nd5 31. Qf3 Nf6 32. Bxf6 gxf6 33. Qg4+ Kf8 34. Qxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Giri, Anish (2771) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 O-O 8. d4 Nf5 9. c3 Nxe5 10. Rxe5 d6 11. Re1 d5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Qf3 Bxf4 14. Qxf4 Qd6 15. Qxd6 Nxd6 16. Nd2 c6 17. Bd3 Bf5 18. Bxf5 Nxf5 19. Re5 Nd6 20. Rae1 Rfe8 21. Rxe8+ Rxe8 22. Rxe8+ Nxe8 23. Kf1 Kf8 24. Ke2 Ke7 25. Kd3 Nc7 26. Nf3 Ne6 27. g3 f6 28. Ke3 Kd6 29. Ne1 g6 30. Nd3 Ke7 31. Nf4 g5 32. Nxe6 Kxe6 33. g4 h6 34. h3 Kd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B51]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 b5 6. Re1 Bb7 7. c4 Ngf6 8. cxb5 axb5 9. Bxb5 Nxe4 10. d4 e6 11. dxc5 Nxc5 12. Nc3 Be7 13. Bf4 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 O-O 15. b4 Na6 16. a3 d5 17. Rad1 Nf6 18. Bc6 Nc7 19. Bxa8 Nxa8 20. Nb5 Qd7 21. Qd3 Nb6 22. Be5 Rc8 23. Nd4 Nc4 24. Nf3 Qa4 25. Ra1 Ne4 26. Bd4 Bf8 27. h4 h6 28. Rac1 f5 29. Ne5 Ned6 30. Nxc4 dxc4 31. Qe2 Ne4 32. Rxc4 Rd8 33. f3 e5 34. Bxe5 Qa7+ 35. Kh2 Rd2 36. Qe3 Qe7 37. Rxe4 fxe4 38. Qxd2 Qxe5+ 39. f4 Qf5 40. Qe3 Qf6 41. g3 Kh8 42. Re2 Qa1 43. Qb3 Qd4 44. Qf7 Qd6 45. Qe8 g5 46. hxg5 hxg5 47. fxg5 Kg7 48. Qxe4 Qd1 49. Qc2 Qd5 50. Qc3+ Kg8 51. Qe5 Qd1 52. Qe6+ Kg7 53. Rf2 Qh5+ 54. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [B56]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bd7 6. Be2 Nc6 7. Be3 e6 8. g4 h6 9. f4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 e5 11. fxe5 Nxg4 12. O-O-O Nxe3 13. Qxe3 Qg5 14. Qxg5 hxg5 15. exd6 O-O-O 16. e5 Re8 17. Rhf1 f6 18. exf6 gxf6 19. Rxf6 Bg7 20. Rf7 Bxc3 21. Rxd7 Kxd7 22. Bb5+ Kd8 23. Bxe8 Be5 24. Bg6 Rxh2 25. Bf5 Rf2 26. Bh3 Rf4 27. Rd5 Re4 28. Bf5 Bf4+ 29. Kd1 Re5 30. Rxe5 Bxe5 31. d7 Bxb2 32. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [C55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. Nc3 d6 6. a4 g6 7. a5 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 a6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Bxd5 Be6 13. c4 Bxd5 14. cxd5 Ne7 15. Bd2 c6 16. dxc6 Nxc6 17. Qb3 Qd7 18. Be3 Rab8 19. Nd2 Qe6 20. Qxe6 Rxe6 21. Nc4 f5 22. Ra3 Rd8 23. Bb6 Rd7 24. Ne3 Ne7 25. Nd5 Nxd5 26. exd5 Re8 27. Ra4 Bf6 28. Rc4 Bd8 29. Rc8 Kf7 30. Rec1 Ke7 31. Kf1 Bxb6 32. axb6 Rxc8 33. Rxc8 Rd8 34. Rc7+ Rd7 35. Rc8 Rd8 36. Rc6 bxc6 37. dxc6 Rc8 38. b7 Kd8 39. bxc8=Q+ Kxc8 40. d4 exd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [A14]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. Ne5 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. e3 Bf5 9. d4 Qc8 10. Nc3 Rd8 11. b3 cxd4 12. Qxd4 Bc5 13. Qf4 Bd6 14. Nxd5 Qe6 15. Bb2 Nc6 16. Nxc6 Bxf4 17. Nxf4 Qd7 18. Nxd8 Rxd8 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Rac1 Kf8 21. Nd5 Qd6 22. e4 Bd7 23. Rfd1 Bg4 24. Rd3 Be6 25. a4 Qe5 26. Re3 Rc8 27. Rxc8+ Bxc8 28. h4 Be6 29. Kh2 h6 30. Nf4 Qb2 31. Nxe6+ fxe6 32. Kg1 Ke7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour YourNextMove 2017 Blitz Round 1 – 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 2, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 18.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2812 18.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 16.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2771 15.5
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 15
6 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 14
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 13.5
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 13
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 9
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 1.5

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Anand,V (2786) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C65]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. O-O Qe7 7. Nbd2 Bg4 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. a3 a5 10. Be3 f6 11. Bxc5 Nxc5 12. Ne3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 O-O 14. h4 Ne6 15. h5 a4 16. g3 Qd7 17. Qg4 Rad8 18. Rad1 c5 19. f4 exf4 20. gxf4 f5 21. Nxf5 Nd4 22. Nh6+ Kh8 23. Qxd7 Rxd7 24. Ng4 Nxc2 25. Rc1 Nd4 26. Rxc5 Kg8 27. Ne5 Re7 28. Kg2 Ne6 29. Ra5 Nxf4+ 30. Kh2 Nxh5 31. Rxf8+ Kxf8 32. d4 Nf6 33. Rxa4 Nxe4 34. Kg2 Nd6 35. Rb4 g5 36. a4 Kg7 37. a5 Kf6 38. Nd3 g4 39. Nc5 c6 40. Rb6 Re2+ 41. Kf1 Rc2 42. Nxb7 Nc4 43. Rxc6+ Kg5 44. Rc5+ Kf4 45. Nd6 Ne3+ 46. Ke1 Rxb2 47. Nc4 Ra2 48. Nxe3 Kxe3 49. Re5+ Kf4 50. Rh5 Kf3 51. Rxh7 g3 52. Rf7+ Kg2 53. d5 Rxa5 54. d6 Re5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Aronian,L (2793) [C84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Re1 d4 11. a4 Be6 12. Nf1 b4 13. cxd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 Qxd4 15. Nd2 c5 16. Nf3 Qd6 17. Be3 Rfd8 18. Rc1 Rac8 19. Bb3 Ng4 20. Bxe6 Qxe6 21. Qc2 h6 22. Red1 Rc7 23. Qc4 Qb6 24. Bd2 Bd6 25. h3 Nf6 26. Be3 Nd7 27. Nh4 Rcc8 28. b3 Bf8 29. Nf5 h5 30. Bg5 Re8 31. Ne3 Qc6 32. Qc2 Qe6 33. Nc4 Nb8 34. Be3 Nc6 35. Qe2 g6 36. Rc2 Rcd8 37. Rdc1 Qd7 38. Nb2 Nd4 39. Bxd4 Qxd4 40. Rd1 Re6 41. Nc4 Bh6 42. Na5 Rd7 43. g3 Kg7 44. Kg2 Qd6 45. Nc4 Qe7 46. h4 Qd8 47. Ne3 Rc7 48. Nd5 Rcc6 49. Rc4 Kg8 50. Qc2 Bf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Giri,A (2771) [D12]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. h3 Nbd7 9. Bd3 Bd6 10. O-O Qe7 11. e4 dxe4 12. Bxe4 O-O 13. Bg5 Qd8 14. Re1 Qc7 15. Qf3 Bb4 16. Bc2 Qa5 17. h4 Rfe8 18. a3 Bf8 19. Rad1 Qb6 20. b4 a5 21. b5 cxb5 22. Nxb5 Rac8 23. Bd3 e5 24. c5 Qc6 25. Qh3 Rcd8 26. d5 Qxc5 27. Rc1 Qb6 28. Nc7 Bc5 29. Nxe8 Bxf2+ 30. Kh1 Rxe8 31. Rb1 Qa7 32. Rf1 e4 33. Bb5 Nh5 34. Qxd7 Ng3+ 35. Kh2 Re5 36. Rfc1 Kh7 37. Rc8 Rxg5 38. Qe8  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nd5 Bc5 5. Bg2 Nge7 6. e3 O-O 7. Ne2 Nxd5 8. cxd5 Ne7 9. O-O d6 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nf5 12. Ne2 Qf6 13. Rb1 a5 14. b3 Bd7 15. Bb2 Qh6 16. e4 Ne7 17. Bd4 b6 18. Qc1 Qh5 19. Nf4 Qh6 20. Rd1 Ng6 21. Nxg6 Qxg6 22. a3 Bg4 23. f3 Bd7 24. b4 axb4 25. axb4 Bxd4+ 26. Rxd4 Ra7 27. f4 Qf6 28. Rc4 Rc8 29. Qb2 Qxb2 30. Rxb2 Kf8 31. Kf2 Ke7 32. e5 Rca8 33. Rbc2 Kd8 34. e6 fxe6 35. dxe6 Bxe6 36. R4c3 Bf5 37. Re2 Ra3 38. Rc1 Ra1 39. Rc3 R8a3  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [A27]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 f5 4. g3 d6 5. d4 e4 6. d5 Ne5 7. Nxe5 dxe5 8. g4 g6 9. gxf5 gxf5 10. Rg1 Nf6 11. Bg5 Be7 12. e3 Rg8 13. Rg3 Rg6 14. Be2 Qd6 15. Bh5 Kf7 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Qb3 b6 18. O-O-O Bd7 19. Rdg1 Rag8 20. Qd1 Be8 21. Bxg6+ hxg6 22. Rh3 Ke7 23. Rh7+ Kd8 24. Nb5 Bxb5 25. cxb5 Kc8 26. Qc2 Bd8 27. Qc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [D84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxc7 Na6 9. Bxa6 Qxg2 10. Qf3 Qxf3 11. Nxf3 bxa6 12. Rc1 f6 13. Rg1 Rf7 14. b3 Bf8 15. Nd2 Bb7 16. Ke2 Re8 17. f3 e5 18. dxe5 Bb4 19. Ne4 fxe5 20. Ng5 Rfe7 21. Rgd1 Rc8 22. Rd8+ Rxd8 23. Bxd8 Rd7 24. Rd1 Rxd1 25. Kxd1 h6 26. Ne4 Bxe4 27. fxe4 Kf7 28. Bc7 Ke6 29. Ke2 g5 30. h3 h5 31. Kf3 Be7 32. Ba5 Kd7 33. Bc3 Bd6 34. Ba5 Bc7 35. Bb4 a5 36. Bc3 a4 37. bxa4 Kc6 38. Ke2 Kc5 39. Kd3 g4 40. hxg4 hxg4 41. Be1 Bd6 42. a3 Kc6 43. Bg3 a6 44. Bh2 Kd7 45. Ke2 Ke6 46. Kf2 Kf6 47. Kg3 Kg5 48. Kg2 Kg6 49. Kg3 Kh5 50. Kg2 Kg5 51. Bg3 Kf6 52. Bh4+ Kg6 53. Kg3 Bxa3 54. Kxg4 Bc5 55. Bg3 Bd6 56. Be1 Bc5 57. Bc3 Kf6 58. Kf3 Ke6 59. Ke2 Kd6 60. Kd3 Bb6 61. Bb4+ Kd7 62. Kc4 Kc6 63. Bc3 Bc7 64. Be1 Bb6 65. Bg3 Bc7 66. Be1 Bb6 67. Bc3 Bc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Anand,V (2786) [A13]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 c5 5. Bb2 Nc6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qb6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Nc3 c5 13. Nf3 Bb7 14. Rc1 Rac8 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Ng3 Nxg3 17. hxg3 Rfd8 18. Qd2 Be7 19. Rc2 h5 20. Rfc1 Rc7 21. Bc3 d4 22. exd4 cxd4 23. Ba5  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Nb3 Nbd7 6. e4 dxe4 7. Ne2 h6 8. Bxf6 gxf6 9. Qd4 Nxc5 10. Qxd8+ Kxd8 11. O-O-O+ Nd7 12. Nf4 Kc7 13. g4 Ne5 14. h3 h5 15. Nxh5 f5 16. Be2 f4 17. Nf6 f3 18. Bf1 Bh6+ 19. Kb1 e3 20. fxe3 b6 21. Nd4 a6 22. Nxf3 Nxf3 23. Bg2 Bxe3 24. Bxf3 Ra7 25. h4 Kb8 26. g5 Rc7 27. Rd3 Bf4 28. c3 Be5 29. Ng4 Bf4 30. Nf6 Be5 31. Ne4 Bf4 32. Kc2 Bb7 33. Nf6 Bxg5 34. hxg5 Rxh1 35. Bxh1 Bxh1 36. Rd8+ Kb7 37. Rf8 Bc6 38. Kd3 a5 39. Kd4 a4 40. a3 Bb5 41. Ke5 Bd3 42. Kd4 Bg6 43. Ne4 Rd7+ 44. Ke3 Rd5 45. Kf4 Rf5+ 46. Ke3 Re5  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Kramnik,V (2808) [C65]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5 6. Nbd2 dxe4 7. dxe4 O-O 8. O-O a5 9. Qc2 Qe7 10. a4 Nb8 11. Bd3 h6 12. Nc4 Nc6 13. h3 Rd8 14. Re1 Nh5 15. Bf1 Qf6 16. Be3 Bf8 17. Kh2 Be6 18. Rad1 g5 19. Rxd8 Rxd8 20. Nfd2 b6 21. g3 Nf4 22. b3 Ng6 23. Be2 Nd4 24. cxd4 exd4 25. e5 Qf5 26. Qxf5 Bxf5 27. Bxg5 hxg5 28. Bg4 Bxg4 29. hxg4 Bb4 30. Rd1 Bxd2 31. Rxd2 Rd5 32. Kg2 Kg7 33. Kf3 Nxe5+ 34. Ke4 Nxc4 35. bxc4 Rc5 36. Rxd4 Kf6 37. f4 Ke6 38. Kd3 c6 39. Re4+ Kd6 40. Rd4+ Ke6 41. Re4+ Kd6 42. Rd4+ Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Giri,A (2771) [A10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. c4 g6 2. e4 e5 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. g3 c5 5. d3 d6 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. Nge2 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. f4 f5 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Qd2 Be6 12. b3 Rb8 13. Rae1 Qd7 14. Nd5 b5 15. Bxd4 cxd4 16. Nxe7+ Qxe7 17. exf5 gxf5 18. Nxd4 Bd7 19. Nc6 Bxc6 20. Bxc6 bxc4 21. dxc4 Kh8 22. Kg2 Qc7 23. Bd5 a5 24. Re2 Qc5 25. Be6 a4 26. bxa4 exf4 27. Rxf4 Rb2 28. Qd3 Qc6+ 29. Kh3 Rxe2 30. Qxe2 Qe8 31. Rf1 Rf6 32. Re1 f4 33. Bd5 Qc8+ 34. g4 Qc5 35. Kg2 f3+ 36. Bxf3 Rf8 37. Rb1 Qa3 38. Bc6 Be5 39. Rb7 Qc5 40. Be4 Bg7 41. Rb5 Qd4 42. Rd5 Qc3 43. Rh5 h6 44. g5 Qa5 45. gxh6 Be5 46. Rg5 Qd8 47. Rg4 Qf6 48. h7 Qh6 49. h3 Bd4 50. Bf3 Bg7 51. a5 Rb8 52. Be4 Qc1 53. Bc2 Qb2 54. a6 Ra8 55. Qe4 d5 56. cxd5 Rc8  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – So,W (2812) [C53]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O Ba7 7. Bb3 d6 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Ng3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. d4 d5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Qh5 g6 18. Qxh6 Rxe5 19. Be3 Bxe3 20. Qxe3 Qf6 21. Rad1 Rd8 22. Rd4 Rxd4 23. Qxd4 Qe7 24. g3 Re6 25. h4 a5 26. Kg2 b6 27. Re3 Rd6 28. Rxe4 Rxd4 29. Rxe7 Rd2 30. b4 Rxa2 31. Rxc7 Rc2 32. bxa5 bxa5 33. g4 a4 34. Kg3 a3 35. f3 Rc1 36. Ra7 Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Be7 6. Re1 Nd6 7. Bxc6 dxc6 8. dxe5 Nf5 9. Qxd8+ Bxd8 10. Bg5 Bxg5 11. Nxg5 Nd4 12. Na3 h6 13. Ne4 Bf5 14. c3 Ne6 15. Rad1 Ke7 16. Ng3 Bh7 17. Nc4 Rad8 18. Na5 Rxd1 19. Rxd1 Rb8 20. Ne2 c5 21. f3 Rd8 22. Rxd8 Nxd8 23. Kf2 Bb1 24. a3 Ke6 25. Nc4 g5 26. Ke3 Nc6 27. f4 Ba2 28. Nd2 Bd5 29. g3 b6 30. Ne4 Ne7 31. g4 Bc6 32. fxg5 Kxe5 33. N2g3 Nd5+ 34. Kd2 Nf4 35. Ke3 Ng2+ 36. Kd3 Bxe4+ 37. Nxe4 c4+ 38. Kxc4 Kxe4 39. gxh6 Nf4 40. h4 Ng6 41. h5 Nf8 42. g5 c6 43. b4 Kf5 44. g6 fxg6 45. hxg6 Nxg6 46. b5 Ne5+ 47. Kd4 Ke6 48. bxc6 Nxc6+ 49. Kc4 a6 50. h7 Ne5+ 51. Kd4 Nf7 52. a4 Kd6 53. c4 a5 54. Kd3 Kc5 55. Kc3 Nh8 56. Kd3 Kb4 57. Kd4 Kxa4 58. Ke5 Kb3 59. Kf6 a4 60. Kg7 a3  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [B12]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O Bg6 7. a4 a5 8. Nbd2 Nh6 9. Nb3 Nf5 10. g4 Ne7 11. Ne1 h5 12. gxh5 Bh7 13. Ng2 Nf5 14. Bg4 c5 15. c3 Qb6 16. Kh1 Rc8 17. Ne3 Nh6 18. Be2 f6 19. exf6 gxf6 20. Bb5 c4 21. Nd2 Rc6 22. Re1 Kd8 23. Ndf1 Qc7 24. Ng3 Bd3 25. Ng2 e5 26. Ne3 Nb6 27. Bxc6 bxc6 28. Ng4 Nxg4 29. Qxg4 Qd7 30. Qh4 Be7 31. dxe5 fxe5 32. Bg5 e4 33. Bxe7+ Qxe7 34. Qxe7+ Kxe7 35. f3 e3 36. Rxe3+ Kd6 37. f4 Nd7 38. f5 Nc5 39. Kg1 Ne4 40. Rae1 Ke5 41. b3 Rg8 42. bxc4 dxc4 43. Rxe4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Aronian,L (2793) [C22]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. O-O-O Re8 8. Qf4 Ne5 9. f3 Ng6 10. Qg3 Bd6 11. Qf2 Be5 12. h4 d5 13. h5 Nf8 14. h6 g6 15. Be3 Bxc3 16. bxc3 c6 17. Ne2 Qa5 18. Qh4 N6d7 19. Kb1 dxe4 20. fxe4 Ne6 21. Nd4 Qxc3 22. Nxe6 Qb4+ 23. Ka1 Qc3+ 24. Kb1 Qb4+ 25. Ka1 Qc3+ 26. Kb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [D84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxc7 Na6 9. Bxa6 Qxg2 10. Qf3 Qxf3 11. Nxf3 bxa6 12. Rc1 a5 13. Ne5 a4 14. a3 f6 15. Nc6 Bb7 16. O-O Kf7 17. Rc3 Rfc8 18. Na5 Bf3 19. Re1 e5 20. dxe5 fxe5 21. e4 Bg4 22. Nc4 Kg8 23. Bxe5 Bf8 24. Kg2 Rc5 25. Ne3 Rxe5 26. Nxg4 Rg5 27. Rg3 Rb5 28. Re2 Rab8 29. Nf6+ Kg7 30. Nd7 Rxb2 31. Rxb2 Rxb2 32. Nxf8 Kxf8 33. Rc3 Rb3 34. Rc7 h5 35. Rxa7 Rxa3 36. h4 Ra1 37. Kf3 Rh1 38. Kg3 Rg1+ 39. Kh3 Rh1+ 40. Kg3 Rg1+ 41. Kh3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Kramnik,V (2808) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Nf5 11. d5 d6 12. Nd2 Re8 13. Ne4 Bd7 14. c3 h6 15. Bd3 Nh4 16. g3 Ng6 17. f4 c6 18. Be3 Be7 19. Bc4 Bf8 20. Bf2 b5 21. dxc6 bxc4 22. cxd7 Qxd7 23. Qd5 Rab8 24. b4 Qg4 25. Qd1 Qf5 26. Qd4 a5 27. a3 Re6 28. Nd2 axb4 29. axb4 d5 30. Nf1 Ne7 31. Ne3 Qe4 32. Qxe4 Rxe4 33. Nc2 g5 34. fxg5 hxg5 35. Rxe4 dxe4 36. Ra5 f5 37. Nd4 Rd8 38. Nxf5 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 Rd2 40. Ne3 Bg7 41. Rxg5 Kf7 42. Nxc4 Rc2 43. Nd6+ Kf8 44. Nxe4 Bh6 45. Re5 Kf7 46. Kf3 Ng6 47. Rf5+ Ke8 48. h4 Bg7 49. Bd4 Ne7 50. Rc5 Bxd4 51. cxd4 Rb2 52. d5 Nf5 53. d6 Nd4+ 54. Ke3 Rxb4 55. Nf6+ Kf7 56. Nd5 Ra4 57. Nb6 Rb4 58. Nc4 Ne6 59. Rf5+ Ke8 60. Ne5 Rb3+ 61. Ke4 Rxg3 62. Rf6 Nc5+ 63. Kd5 Nd7 64. Re6+ Kd8 65. Nc6+ Kc8 66. Re8+ Kb7 67. Ne5 Nf6+ 68. Kd4 Nxe8 69. d7 Nc7 70. d8=N+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [D42]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. e4 Qd6 11. dxc5 Qxc5 12. Be3 Qa5 13. a3 Ne5 14. b4 Nxf3+ 15. Qxf3 Qe5 16. Bf4 Qd4 17. Rfd1 g6 18. Bf1 Qg7 19. Qe3 g5 20. Bc7 b6 21. Rac1 Bb7 22. Rd7 Rfe8 23. Bxb6 axb6 24. Rxb7 Bd6 25. Rxb6 Bf4 26. Qc3 Bxc1 27. Qxc1 Rec8 28. Qd2 Rxa3 29. b5 Qe5 30. Rb7 Ra1 31. h4 gxh4 32. f4 Qc5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Aronian,L (2793) [D00]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Bxf6 exf6 6. g3 Nd7 7. Bg2 Nb6 8. Ne2 Bd6 9. a4 a5 10. O-O O-O 11. e4 Bg4 12. Re1 Re8 13. c3 Qc7 14. exd5 Nxd5 15. Bf3 Be6 16. Nc1 f5 17. Nd3 g6 18. Kg2 Nf6 19. Qc2 f4 20. Ne4 Nxe4 21. Bxe4 fxg3 22. hxg3 Bg4 23. f4 f6 24. Nf2 Be6 25. f5 gxf5 26. Bxf5 Bd5+ 27. Be4 Rxe4 28. Nxe4 f5 29. Kh1  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. c4 g6 5. cxb5 a6 6. e3 Bg7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Nf3 d6 9. Nd2 Nbd7 10. e4 Ne8 11. a4 Nc7 12. Be2 axb5 13. axb5 Rxa1 14. Qxa1 f5 15. exf5 Rxf5 16. Be3 Nb6 17. Qa5 Bxc3 18. Qxb6 Bxb2 19. O-O Rf8 20. Qa7 Bf5 21. b6 Nxd5 22. Qa2  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – So,W (2812) [E54]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 c5 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 b6 10. Qe2 Bb7 11. Rd1 Nbd7 12. d5 Bxc3 13. dxe6 Bxf3 14. gxf3 fxe6 15. bxc3 Qc7 16. Bxe6+ Kh8 17. Qc4 Qb7 18. Bxd7 Nxd7 19. Qd5 Qxd5 20. Rxd5 Nc5 21. Ba3 Rxf3 22. Bxc5 bxc5 23. Rxc5 Raf8 24. Rc7 Rxf2 25. Rxa7 Rc2 26. Rf1 Rxf1+ 27. Kxf1 Kg8 28. Kg1 Rxc3 29. Ra8+ Kf7 30. Ra7+ Kg6 31. Ra6+ Kh5 32. Ra7 h6 33. Rxg7 Rc1+ 34. Kg2 Rc2+ 35. Kh3 Rxa2 36. Rg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Anand,V (2786) [B10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Bf5 6. Nxf6+ gxf6 7. d3 Nd7 8. g3 Ne5 9. Nxe5 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qxe5 11. Qxe5 fxe5 12. Bg2 f6 13. O-O Bg6 14. Rae1 Kf7 15. f4 exf4 16. Rxf4 Bh6 17. Bb4 Rhe8 18. Rd4 Bf5 19. g4 e5 20. Rc4 Be6 21. Rce4 Bf4 22. h3 h5 23. gxh5 Rg8 24. Rxf4 exf4 25. Kf2 Rae8 26. Be4 f5 27. Bf3 Bd5 28. Rxe8 Rxe8 29. Be2 f3 30. Bxf3 Bxf3 31. Kxf3 Rh8 32. Be1 Rxh5 33. h4 Ke6 34. Bf2 a6 35. Kf4 Rh8 36. b3 Rg8 37. Kf3 b5 38. Be3 Rg4 39. Bf2 a5 40. a3 a4 41. b4 Kf6 42. Bg3 Rg8 43. Bf2 Re8 44. Bd4+ Kg6 45. Bf2 f4 46. c4 Kf5 47. c5 Re7 48. d4 Re6 49. d5 cxd5 50. Bd4 Re4  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C22]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bd2 O-O 7. O-O-O Re8 8. Qf4 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 Rxe4 10. Qg3 d5 11. f3 Re8 12. Ne2 a5 13. Nf4 Nb4 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. a3 Bf5 16. axb4 axb4 17. Nxd5 Ra1+ 18. Kd2 Qxb2 19. Qxc7 Rxd1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [A07]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Bd6 6. h3 Bh5 7. c4 Ne7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Qb3 Nd7 10. d4 Qb6 11. Rd1 Qxb3 12. axb3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 f5 14. e3 a6 15. Bd2 Nf6 16. Be1 g5 17. Be2 h5 18. f3 g4 19. hxg4 hxg4 20. fxg4 fxg4 21. Kg2 Nf5 22. Bf2 Kg7 23. Rh1 Rh8 24. Bd3 Rxh1 25. Rxh1 Bb4 26. Ne2 Ne4 27. Nf4 Re8 28. Rh5 Bd6 29. Bxe4 dxe4 30. Nxe6+ Kg6 31. Rg5+ Kh6 32. Rxf5 Rxe6 33. Rf7 Be7 34. d5 cxd5 35. cxd5 Re5 36. d6 Bg5 37. Rxb7 Rd5 38. d7 Kg6 39. Kf1 Kf5 40. Ke2 Ke6 41. Rb4 Kf5 42. Rb7 Ke6 43. Ra7 Rxd7 44. Rxa6+ Rd6 45. Ra4 Rb6 46. Be1 Rxb3 47. Bc3 Kf5 48. Ra5+ Kg6 49. Re5 Rb7 50. Rxe4 Kh5 51. b4 Rc7 52. Kd3 Rd7+ 53. Rd4 Rf7 54. Re4 Rf3 55. Be5 Rf1 56. b5 Rb1 57. Kc4 Bd8 58. Rd4 Bb6 59. Rd5 Rc1+ 60. Kd3 Kg6 61. Bd4 Bxd4 62. Rxd4 Kf5 63. Rb4 Rd1+ 64. Ke2 Rd7 65. b6 Rb7 66. Kd3  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Giri,A (2771) [D45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Be2 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nh4 Bc8 14. h3 Ng6 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. exf5 Nf4 17. Bf3 Rc8 18. Rd1 Qe7 19. Be3 Rfd8 20. Ne4 Be5 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Qxc6 Bxb2 23. Rb1 Nd3 24. Nxf6+ Bxf6 25. Qxb5 Ne5 26. Be2 h6 27. Rd1 Rc8 28. Qa4 Rc7 29. Bf1 Bg5 30. Bxg5 hxg5 31. Qe4 Qe8 32. a4 Re7 33. Bb5 Qc8 34. Qb4 Rc7 35. Qd2 f6 36. Qd8+ Qxd8 37. Rxd8+ Kf7 38. Kh2 Ke7 39. Re8+ Kd6 40. Kg3 Kd5 41. f3 Kc5 42. h4 gxh4+ 43. Kxh4 Nc4 44. Bxc4 Kxc4 45. Kh5 Kb3 46. a5 Rc5 47. Kg6 Rxa5 48. Re7 Ra2 49. g4 a5 50. Kxg7 Rf2 51. Kxf6 Rxf3 52. g5 a4 53. g6 a3 54. g7 Rg3 55. Kf7 a2 56. Ra7  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2812) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A04]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 Nf6 3. e5 Nh5 4. d4 d6 5. Be2 Nc6 6. O-O Bg7 7. exd6 exd6 8. Bg5 Nf6 9. Nc3 h6 10. Be3 O-O 11. h3 Ne7 12. Qd2 Nf5 13. Bf4 g5 14. Bh2 g4 15. hxg4 Nxg4 16. Bf4 Bd7 17. Rae1 Bc6 18. d5 Bd7 19. Bd3 Nh4 20. Nh2 Nxh2 21. Kxh2 Ng6 22. Bg3 Ne5 23. Kg1 f5 24. Ne2 h5 25. Bf4 h4 26. Bg5 Bf6 27. Bxf6 Qxf6 28. Qf4 Rae8 29. Nd4 Re7 30. Nf3 Rfe8 31. Re3 Rg7 32. Nh2 Rf8 33. Kh1 Ng6 34. Qb4 f4 35. Ree1 Ne5 36. Be4 h3 37. g3 Qh6 38. Qxb7 Bc8 39. Qxa7 Bf5 40. Bxf5 Rxf5 41. g4 Nxg4 42. Nxg4 Rxg4 43. Qxc7 Rf8 44. Qd7 Rg6 45. Rg1 Rg2 46. Qe6+ Qxe6 47. dxe6 f3 48. Re3 Kh7 49. Re4 Kg6 50. e7 Re8 51. Re3 Kg5 52. Rxf3 Rxg1+ 53. Kxg1 Rxe7 54. Rxh3 Re1+ 55. Kg2 Rb1 56. Rb3 Kf4 57. a4 Ra1 58. Ra3  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Aronian,L (2793) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 c5 3. d5 d6 4. Nc3 e5 5. Bd2 Be7 6. e4 O-O 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. Nf3 Ne8 9. a4 g6 10. Bh6 Ng7 11. Nd2 Kh8 12. h4 Nf6 13. h5 Nfxh5 14. Bxh5 Nxh5 15. Bxf8 Qxf8 16. g3 Nf6 17. Qe2 Kg7 18. Nc4 b6 19. a5 Ba6 20. axb6 axb6 21. O-O h5 22. Rxa6 Rxa6 23. Nxd6 Ra8 24. Nc4 Qb8 25. Rd1 b5 26. d6 bxc4 27. dxe7 Qc7 28. Qxc4 Qxe7 29. Nd5 Nxd5 30. Rxd5 Qf6 31. Qc3 h4 32. Qxe5 hxg3 33. fxg3 Ra2 34. Qxf6+ Kxf6 35. Rxc5 Rxb2 36. Kf2 Ke6 37. Ke3 f5 38. Kd4 fxe4 39. Kxe4 Rb4+ 40. c4 Rb3 41. g4 Rg3 42. Rc6+ Kf7 43. Kf4 Ra3 44. Kg5 Ra5+ 45. c5 Ra4 46. Rf6+ Ke7 47. Rxg6 Rc4 48. Rc6 Kd7 49. Rd6+ Ke7 50. Rd5 Ke6 51. Rf5 Ke7 52. Kh4 Ke6 53. Kh5 Rd4 54. Rf1 Rd5+ 55. g5 Rxc5 56. Kh6 Rc2 57. g6 Rh2+ 58. Kg7 Rg2 59. Kh7 Rh2+ 60. Kg8  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 b6 6. Bd3 Bb7 7. O-O c5 8. c3 d5 9. h3 Nc6 10. Qe2 Re8 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. e4 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 e6 15. Rfe1 Qb6 16. Rab1 Rad8 17. Bh2 a5 18. a4 c4 19. Bc2 Ba6 20. Ne5 Nxe4 21. Nxc6 Qxc6 22. Nxe4 dxe4 23. Bxe4 Qxa4 24. Ra1 Qb5 25. Bc7 Rc8 26. Rxa5 Qd7 27. Be5 Bxe5 28. Rxe5 Qc7 29. Qh5 Kg7 30. Bc2 Qb6 31. h4 Qxb2 32. hxg5 Qxc2 33. Qxh6+ Kg8 34. R1e4 Qd1+ 35. Kh2 Qd6 36. g6 Rc7 37. g7 f5 38. Qh8+ Kf7 39. Qxe8+ Kxg7 40. Re3 Rc8 41. Qxe6 Qxe6 42. Rxe6 Bb5 43. R6e5  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Giri,A (2771) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. e4 Be7 6. Qe2 Nxe4 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Nxe4 dxe4 9. Qe3 O-O 10. O-O-O Nd7 11. c6 Nf6 12. Bb5 a6 13. Be2 bxc6 14. Nh3 Rb8 15. Rd2 e5 16. c4 Qb4 17. Rhd1 Be6 18. Rc2 h6 19. Qc3 Qc5 20. Qe3 Qa5 21. Kb1 Rfd8 22. Rcd2 Rxd2 23. Qxd2 Qb6 24. Bf1 e3 25. fxe3 Ne4 26. Qc2 Qxe3 27. Ka1 Bg4 28. Rc1 Rd8 29. c5 Be6 30. Bxa6 Rd2 31. Qb1 Nxc5 32. Bc4 Bxc4 33. Rxc4 Nd3 34. Rc2 e4 35. a3 c5 36. Rxd2 Qxd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [C50]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 d6 4. O-O Be7 5. d4 Nf6 6. d5 Nb8 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. c4 Nc5 9. Nc3 Nxd3 10. Qxd3 O-O 11. Nd2 Nh5 12. g3 g6 13. b4 f5 14. Ba3 Bg5 15. c5 Bxd2 16. Qxd2 fxe4 17. Nxe4 Nf6 18. Nxf6+ Qxf6 19. f4 Bh3 20. Rf2 g5 21. f5 h5 22. Bc1 Bxf5 23. Qxg5+ Qxg5 24. Bxg5 Rae8 25. Raf1 Be4 26. Rxf8+ Rxf8 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8 28. Bd8 dxc5 29. bxc5 Bxd5 30. a3 c6 31. Bc7 e4 32. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – So,W (2812) [D38]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. Rd1 Rd8 10. Qc2 Bf8 11. a3 g6 12. Be2 Bg7 13. O-O a5 14. Nb5 Qe7 15. Rc1 dxc4 16. Bxc4 Bd7 17. Nxc7 Rac8 18. Nb5 e5 19. Qb3 a4 20. Qa2 Na5 21. Be2 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Nb3 23. Rd1 Be6 24. Qb1 Bf5 25. e4 exd4 26. exf5 Qxe2 27. Nc3 Qe7 28. Na2 gxf5 29. Nb4 Qe4 30. Nd3 Rc8 31. Re1 Qd5 32. Nh4 Qd7 33. Qd1 Bf6 34. Qh5 Bxh4 35. Qxh4 Re8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [C42]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Nxc6 Qxc6 7. Qe2+ Be7 8. Qb5 Bd7 9. Qxc6 Bxc6 10. f3 O-O-O 11. c3 h5 12. h4 Nd5 13. Kf2 Bd7 14. Nd2 c5 15. Nb3 cxd4 16. cxd4 b6 17. Bd2 Kb7 18. Bd3 Be6 19. g3 Rd7 20. Rhe1 Rhd8 21. Rac1 Nc7 22. Be4+ Bd5 23. Bf5 Ne6 24. Re5 g6 25. Rxd5 Rxd5 26. Be4 a5 27. Bc3 Ka6 28. Bxd5 Rxd5 29. Rd1 Kb5 30. Na1 Nc7 31. Nc2 Rd7 32. Ne3 Nd5 33. Nxd5 Rxd5 34. Ke3 Bd6 35. Ke4 Kc6 36. Rc1 f5+ 37. Kd3 Kd7 38. Kc4 Kc6 39. f4 b5+ 40. Kd3 Kb6 41. Re1 Bc7 42. b3 Kc6 43. Re7 Bb6 44. a4 b4 45. Bb2 Rd7 46. Re2 Bc7 47. Kc4 Rd6 48. Re5 Kd7 49. Rd5 Ke6 50. Rxd6+ Kxd6 51. d5 Bd8 52. Be5+ Kd7 53. Kb5 Be7 54. Kxa5 Bc5 55. Kb5 Bf2 56. a5 Bxg3 57. a6 Bf2 58. Kxb4 Kc8 59. Kb5 Bxh4 60. Kc6 Bf2 61. d6 Kd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Carlsen,M (2832) [E01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 c6 7. O-O O-O 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 Ne4 10. Bf4 g5 11. Be3 f5 12. Nc3 Nd6 13. b3 Bf6 14. Qc1 h6 15. h4 Nf7 16. hxg5 hxg5 17. Na4 Qe7 18. Nb2 b6 19. Nd3 Bb7 20. Rb1 a5 21. Nde5 Ndxe5 22. dxe5 Nxe5 23. Nxe5 Bxe5 24. Bxg5 Bf6 25. Bxf6 Rxf6 26. Qe3 Kf7 27. Qxb6 Ra6 28. Qe3 Ra8 29. Rd4 Rh8 30. cxd5 cxd5 31. Rc1 Rfh6 32. Qe5 Rc8 33. Rxc8 Bxc8 34. Rd3 Bd7 35. Rc3 Rh8 36. Qxh8  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Kramnik,V (2808) [C65]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 Nd4 6. Ba4 b5 7. Nxd4 bxa4 8. N4f3 d6 9. c3 Bd7 10. Nc4 O-O 11. Be3 Bb6 12. h3 Re8 13. O-O h6 14. Re1 Bb5 15. Nfd2 Qd7 16. Qf3 Qe6 17. b3 Bc6 18. Qg3 Rad8 19. Nxb6 axb6 20. c4 axb3 21. axb3 Ra8 22. Nf3 Nh5 23. Qh4 Qg6 24. Qg4 Qxg4 25. hxg4 Nf6 26. Nh2 Nd7 27. Nf1 Rxa1 28. Rxa1 Ra8 29. Rxa8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Anand,V (2786) [B12]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. g4 Bd7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 Ne7 7. Qd2 h5 8. g5 g6 9. Bd3 Na6 10. a3 Nc7 11. Nge2 Nf5 12. Bxf5 exf5 13. Nf4 Be7 14. h4 Ne6 15. Nce2 a5 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Nf4 Qb6 18. O-O O-O 19. a4 Qa6 20. b3 b5 21. Qe2 Rfc8 22. axb5 cxb5 23. Ra2 a4 24. bxa4 bxa4 25. Qxa6 Rxa6 26. Rb1 Kf8 27. Rb5 a3 28. Rb3 Ke8 29. Bc1 Ra4 30. c3 Rca8 31. Nd3 Kd7 32. Nb4 Bxb4 33. cxb4 Kc6 34. b5+ Kb7 35. Rbxa3 Rxa3 36. Bxa3 f4 37. Kg2 Bg4 38. Ra1 Ra5 39. b6 Ra4 40. Bb2 Rxa1 41. Bxa1 Kxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Giri,A (2771) [D17]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Nb6 8. Ne5 a5 9. h4 e6 10. f3 h6 11. e4 Bh7 12. Be3 Nfd7 13. Nd3 Bd6 14. Bf2 O-O 15. Qb3 Qe7 16. g4 Kh8 17. Be2 f5 18. gxf5 exf5 19. e5 Bb4 20. Kf1 f4 21. Nxb4 axb4 22. Ne4 Nd5 23. Nd6 Qe6 24. Kg1 Nxe5 25. dxe5 Qxe5 26. Ne4 Rae8 27. Re1 Re6 28. Bd3 Ne3 29. Rh2 Rg6+ 30. Kh1 Qh5 31. Rh3 Rg3 32. Rxg3 fxg3  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Carlsen,M (2832) [B23]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d3 Nc6 7. O-O O-O 8. h3 e5 9. f4 Nd4 10. f5 b5 11. Nxd4 cxd4 12. Ne2 d5 13. g4 dxe4 14. Ng3 Rb8 15. g5 e3 16. gxf6 Bxf6 17. Be4 Bg5 18. b4 Rb6 19. a4 Kh8 20. Bb2 Bf4 21. Qg4 h5 22. Qf3 gxf5 23. Nxf5 Qg5+ 24. Qg2 Rg8 25. Nxd4 Qxg2+ 26. Bxg2 Rbg6 27. Rxf4 Rxg2+ 28. Kh1 exf4 29. axb5 Kh7  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [B07]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. b3 a5 10. Bb2 b6 11. Nd5 Bb7 12. Re1 Re8 13. Qd2 Nb4 14. Rad1 c6 15. Ne3 Qxd2 16. Rxd2 Bh6 17. a3 Na6 18. Rd6 Bxe3 19. fxe3 Ng4 20. Nc1 Nc5 21. h3 Nh6 22. g4 f6 23. Rxf6 Rad8 24. Ref1 Rd2 25. g5 Rxc2 26. Bxe5 Ba6 27. Rd1 Nf7 28. Bf4 Ne5 29. b4 axb4 30. axb4 Ncd7 31. Rfd6 Bc4 32. R6d2 Rxd2 33. Rxd2 Ra8 34. Ne2 Ra2 35. Rxa2 Bxa2 36. h4 Kf7 37. Nd4 c5 38. bxc5 bxc5 39. Nb5 Ke7 40. Nc3 Be6 41. Kf2 c4 42. Bf1 Nd3+ 43. Kf3 N7e5+ 44. Bxe5 Nxe5+ 45. Kf4 Nd7 46. e5 Nc5 47. e4 Kd8 48. Ke3 Nb3 49. Be2 Kd7 50. Nd5 Na5 51. Bd1 Kc6 52. Kd4 Bf7 53. Ba4+ Kb7 54. Bd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Aronian,L (2793) [C84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Nbd2 d4 11. Nb3 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13. cxd4 exd4 14. Bf4 Bb4 15. Nbd2 Qd7 16. a3 Be7 17. g4 Nxg4 18. hxg4 Qxg4+ 19. Bg3 f5 20. Bb3+ Kh8 21. Be6 Bd6 22. Kg2 Ne7 23. Rh1 Rf6 24. Ng5 Qxg5 25. Rxh5 Qg6 26. exf5 Nxf5 27. Bxf5 Rxf5 28. Rxf5 Qxf5 29. Qf3 Qc8 30. Bxd6 cxd6 31. Rc1 Qe8 32. Ne4 d5 33. Ng3 Qe6 34. Qf5 Qg8 35. Rc7 Re8 36. Nh5 Re6 37. Nxg7 Rg6+ 38. Kf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. c3 Bf5 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Rfe1 e5 12. Bc4 d5 13. Bxd5 Nxd5 14. e4 N7b6 15. exf5 Qxf5 16. dxe5 Bxe5 17. Nxe5 Rxe5 18. Bg3 Nf4 19. Nf3 Ne2+ 20. Rxe2 Rxe2 21. Nd4 Rae8 22. Nxe2 Rxe2 23. Rd1 Nd5 24. Qxb7 Rd2 25. Rf1 Nf4 26. Bxf4 Qxf4 27. g3 Qe5 28. a4 a5 29. b4 Qxc3 30. Qa8+ Kg7 31. Qxa5 Rb2 32. Qc5 Qxb4 33. Qxc7 Qd4 34. a5 Ra2 35. Qb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Kramnik,V (2808) [A14]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. Nc3 Bd6 12. a5 Bxf4 13. gxf4 Nd5 14. e3 Nxc3 15. Qxc3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 c6 17. Kh1 Qe7 18. Rg1 g6 19. Rg5 Rad8 20. Rag1 Nf6 21. b4 Nd5 22. Qc5 Qf6 23. Be4 Kh8 24. R1g3 Rfe8 25. Re5 Ne7 26. Reg5 h6 27. Rh3 Kg7 28. Rg1 Nf5 29. Qe5 Qxe5 30. fxe5 Nxd4 31. exd4 Rxd4 32. Re3 Red8 33. Rb1 Rc4 34. Rd3 Rxd3 35. Bxd3 Rd4 36. Rb3 Rd5 37. Kg2 Rxe5 38. Kf3 f5 39. Bc2 Kf6 40. Rd3 Rb5 41. Rd4 c5 42. bxc5 Rxc5 43. Ba4 Rxa5 44. Be8 g5 45. Rd7 Ra3+ 46. Kg2 Rb3 47. Rh7 b5 48. Bd7 Rd3 49. Bc8 Rd6 50. Ra7 b4 51. Rxa6 Rxa6 52. Bxa6 b3 53. Kf3 g4+ 54. Ke3 b2 55. Bd3 Kg5 56. f4+ gxf3 57. Kxf3 e5 58. Ke3 e4 59. Bc2 Kg4 60. Kf2 Kf4 61. Ke2 Ke5 62. Kd2 Kd4 63. Bb1 f4 64. Ke2 Ke5 65. Bc2 Kd4 66. Bb1 e3 67. Bh7 Kc3 68. Bb1 Kb3 69. Kf3 Kc4 70. Ke2 Kc3 71. Bh7 Kd4 72. Bb1 Ke5 73. Kf3 Kf6 74. h4 Ke5 75. Bc2 Kd4 76. Bb1 Kc4 77. Ke2 Kc3 78. Bh7 Kb4 79. Bb1 Kb3 80. Kf3 Kc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [B90]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h4 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 h6 10. Be3 b6 11. Bc4 Bb7 12. f3 Nh5 13. Bf2 Ndf6 14. g3 Qc7 15. Qe2 O-O 16. O-O-O Rfc8 17. Nd2 b5 18. Bb3 b4 19. Nd5 Nxd5 20. exd5 Bxd5 21. Kb1 Bxb3 22. Nxb3 Qc4 23. Qd2 Qc6 24. Qe2 Rc7 25. a5 Rac8 26. Rd2 Qc4 27. Qd1 Qe6 28. Re1 Rc4 29. g4 Nf4 30. Nd4 Qd7 31. Nf5 Qb7 32. Bg3 Ne6 33. Bxe5 dxe5 34. Rd7 R8c7 35. Nxe7+ Kh7 36. Qd3+ e4 37. Rxc7 Rxc7 38. Rxe4 g6 39. Rxe6 Rxe7 40. Rxe7 Qxe7 41. Qxa6 Qxh4 42. Qc4 Qe1+ 43. Ka2 b3+ 44. Kxb3 Qxa5 45. Qxf7+ Kh8 46. Qxg6 Qd5+ 47. Kb4 Qd4+ 48. Ka3 Qa7+ 49. Kb3 Qb7+ 50. Kc4 Qxb2 51. Qxh6+ Kg8 52. Qg6+ Kh8 53. Qe4 Qa2+ 54. Kd4 Qa7+ 55. Ke5 Qe7+ 56. Kd4 Qa7+ 57. Kd3 Qa6+ 58. Qc4 Qg6+ 59. Ke2 Qf7 60. Qd4+ Kg8 61. c4 Qe6+ 62. Kd2 Qa6 63. c5 Qa2+ 64. Ke3 Qe6+ 65. Kf4 Qf7+ 66. Kg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – So,W (2812) [D00]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qb3 Nf6 6. Nd2 c4 7. Qc2 Nh5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Be2 Ng7 11. Bg3 Bf5 12. Qc1 e6 13. Ngf3 Qa5 14. e4 Bh7 15. O-O Be7 16. Re1 O-O 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 f6 19. Bg3 Rfe8 20. h4 b5 21. b4 Qd8 22. a4 a5 23. axb5 axb4 24. Rxa8 Qxa8 25. exd5 exd5 26. Bf3 Qd8 27. hxg5 hxg5 28. b6 bxc3 29. Qxc3 Qxb6 30. Bxd5+ Kf8 31. Nxc4 Qb5 32. Ne3 Rd8 33. Qc7 Qd7 34. Qa5 Nh5 35. Bc7 Rc8 36. Bh2 Nf4 37. Bxf4 gxf4 38. Nc4 Qf5 39. Qa7 Qxd5 40. Qxe7+ Kg8 41. Nb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [D10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bf5 6. e3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfc1 Qd7 12. h3 Rfc8 13. Ne2 Ne7 14. Rxc8+ Rxc8 15. Rc1 Rxc1+ 16. Nxc1 Qc8 17. Qc3 Qxc3 18. Bxc3 Nd7 19. Kf1 f6 20. Ne1 Kf7 21. Nc2 Nc8 22. Bb4 Bxb4 23. Nxb4 Nd6 24. Nbd3 Ke7 25. Ke2 Nb8 26. Ne1 Nd7 27. Nc2 Nb8 28. Nd3 Nd7 29. Nc1 Nb8 30. Nd3 Nd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Anand,V (2786) [C50]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 h6 8. Re1 Ba7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. b4 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 a5 15. Rb1 axb4 16. cxb4 d5 17. b5 Nd4 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. Nxd5 Qxd5 20. Nxd4 Qxd4 21. Re4 Qd5 22. Rc1 c6 23. bxc6 Rxc6 24. Rxc6 Qxc6 25. h3 b5 26. axb5 Qxb5 27. Re1 Rd8 28. Qe2 f6 29. Qa2+ Qd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Wesley So wins the Grand Chess Tour Rapid YourNextMove 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 1, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2812 14
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 12
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 11
4 Giri, Anish NED 2771 10
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 9
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 9
7 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 9
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 8
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 7
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 1

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – So, Wesley (2812) [A35]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.1), 2017-06-30
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. a3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 a6 8. O-O b5 9. Ba2 Bb7 10. h3 Qc7 11. Qe2 Rd8 12. Rd1 Be7 13. d5 exd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bxd5 O-O 16. e4 Na5 17. Bd2 Bxd5 18. Bxa5 Qxa5 19. Rxd5 c4 20. Nd4 Qb6 21. Rd1 g6 22. a4 Bf6 23. Nf3 Rxd5 24. exd5 Rd8 25. axb5 Qxb5 26. d6 Bxb2 27. Qe7 Qd7 28. Rd5 Ba3 29. Qf6 Bxd6 30. Ng5 Bh2+ 31. Kxh2 Qxd5 32. Nxf7 Qxf7 33. Qxd8+ Kg7 34. Qd4+ Kf8 35. Qd8+ Qe8 36. Qd6+ Qe7 37. Qf4+ Qf7 38. Qd6+ Kg8 39. Qd8+ Qf8 40. Qd5+ Qf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [E91]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.2), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O Re8 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bc1 Nd7 11. h3 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Ngf6 13. Be3 b6 14. Qd2 h5 15. Bh6 Bb7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Qe3 Nc5 18. e5 dxe5 19. Qxe5 Qd6 20. Qxd6 exd6 21. Rfd1 d5 22. cxd5 Nxd5 23. Nxd5 Bxd5 24. Bxh5 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 gxh5 26. Rd2 Kf6 27. Rad1 Re4 28. b4 Ne6 29. Nxe6 fxe6 30. Rd4 Rxd4 31. Rxd4 Rc8 32. a4 a5 33. Rd6 Rc4 34. Rxb6 Rxb4 35. Rxb4 axb4 36. a5 b3 37. a6 b2 38. a7 b1=Q 39. a8=Q Qg6+ 40. Kh2 Qf5 41. Qh8+ Ke7 42. Qd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B90]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.3), 2017-06-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Qd3 Nd7 12. O-O-O g6 13. Kb1 Rc8 14. Nec3 Bh6 15. h4 Nc5 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. f3 Ne6 18. Qf2 Rc5 19. g4 hxg4 20. fxg4 Bg5 21. Bb5 Bf4 22. Bxd7+ Kxd7 23. Na4 Rc6 24. Qa7 Ke8 25. Qxb7 Rc4 26. Nab6 Rd4 27. h5 gxh5 28. gxh5 Rxh5 29. c3 Rxd1+ 30. Rxd1 Kf8 31. Rg1 Nc5 32. Qc6 Rg5 33. Rh1 Kg7 34. Nc4 Nxe4 35. Nxf4 Ng3 36. Ne6+ fxe6 37. Qb7+ Kf6 38. Rh7 Qf8 39. Nxd6 Kg6 40. a3 Nf5 41. Nc4 Ng3 42. Ka2 e4 43. Rh3 Kf5 44. Qh7+ Kf4 45. Qc7+ e5 46. Rh7 Rf5 47. Qb6 Qg8 48. Qf2+ Kg4 49. Rg7+ Qxg7 50. Ne3+ Kh5 51. Qh2+ Kg6 52. Qxg3+ Rg5 53. Qh4 Qf7+ 54. c4 Qf4 55. Qh3 Qf3 56. Qe6+ Kh5 57. Qe8+ Kh4 58. Qh8+ Kg3 59. Nd5 Qd3 60. Qf6 Qxc4+ 61. Ka1 Qc1+ 62. Ka2 Qc4+ 63. Ka1 Qxd5 64. Qxg5+ Kf3 65. Qh5+ Ke3 66. Qh3+ Kd2 67. Qg2+ Kd3 68. Qf1+ Kc2 69. Qf2+ Qd2 70. Qc5+ Kd1 71. Qxe5 e3 72. Qh5+ e2 73. Ka2 Qd4 74. Qf3 a5 75. Kb1 a4 76. Ka1 Kd2 77. Qg2 Qe5 78. Ka2 Ke3 79. Qg1+ Kf3 80. Qe1 Qd5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [E18]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.4), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 f5 9. Qc2 Nxc3 10. Qxc3 Bf6 11. Rad1 Nc6 12. Qe3 Ne7 13. Bc3 Qe8 14. Ne1 Bxg2 15. Nxg2 Ng6 16. Qd3 Rd8 17. e4 fxe4 18. Qxe4 d5 19. cxd5 exd5 20. Qc2 Qd7 21. Rd3 Rfe8 22. Qd1 Re4 23. f3 Re7 24. Bb4 Ree8 25. Bc3 c5 26. f4 c4 27. Re3 Ne7 28. g4 Nc6 29. g5 Rxe3 30. Nxe3 Re8 31. Nxc4 Bxd4+ 32. Bxd4 dxc4 33. Bc3 Qf5 34. Re1 Rxe1+ 35. Qxe1 Kf7 36. Qd1 Qe4 37. Qd7+ Ne7 38. Qxa7 Qe3+ 39. Kg2 Qe2+ 40. Kg1 Qe3+ 41. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [D53]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.5), 2017-06-30
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Rc1 b6 8. Bxf6 Bxf6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. g3 c6 11. Bh3 Bb7 12. Nge2 Re8 13. O-O Na6 14. Nf4 Qd6 15. Qf3 Rad8 16. Rfd1 Nc7 17. Bf5 g6 18. Bb1 Bg7 19. h4 Qf6 20. Kg2 c5 21. Nce2 Qe7 22. b3 Ba8 23. Kg1 c4 24. Kg2 b5 25. Rh1 Rd6 26. g4 b4 27. Ng3 Ne6 28. h5 Nxf4+ 29. exf4 Bxd4 30. hxg6 fxg6 31. Rce1 Qxe1 32. Rxe1 Rxe1 33. f5 Rf6 34. g5 hxg5 35. Qg4 Be5 36. fxg6 Bxg3 37. Qc8+ Rf8 38. Qd7 d4+ 39. f3 Bxf3+ 40. Kxg3 Rg1+ 41. Kh2 Rg2+ 42. Kh1 Rb2+ 43. Kg1 Rxb1+ 44. Kh2 Rh1+  0 – 1 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [A07]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.1), 2017-06-30
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. O-O e6 5. c4 dxc4 6. a4 Nd7 7. Na3 Bxa3 8. Rxa3 Ngf6 9. Nh4 O-O 10. Nxf5 exf5 11. Qc2 Re8 12. Re3 Qa5 13. Qxc4 Nb6 14. Qc2 Ng4 15. Rxe8+ Rxe8 16. e3 Nxa4 17. b3 Nb6 18. Bb2 Qb5 19. h3 Nf6 20. Ra1 Ne4 21. d3 Nf6 22. Rxa7 Nc8 23. Ra4 Nd5 24. Qc4 Nc7 25. Qc3 Ne6 26. Ra5 Qb6 27. Rxf5 Nd6 28. Rg5 Kf8 29. Rh5 Nb5 30. Qb4+ Kg8 31. Qe4 h6 32. Qg4 Qa5 33. Rxh6 Qe1+ 34. Bf1 Nc3 35. Bxc3 Qxc3 36. Rh4 Qxb3 37. Qh5 Kf8 38. Qe5 Ke7 39. Re4 Ra8 40. Qxg7 Qd1 41. Qg5+ Kd7 42. Qf6 Ra1 43. Qxf7+ Kd8 44. Qf6+ Kc7 45. Qe5+ Kb6 46. Qxa1 Qxa1 47. Rxe6 Kc7 48. d4 b5 49. Re7+ Kd6 50. Rb7 Qa8 51. Rg7 b4 52. Bc4 Qa3 53. Rb7 Qc1+ 54. Bf1 Qb1 55. h4 c5 56. dxc5+ Kxc5 57. h5 Kc6 58. Rb8 b3 59. h6 b2 60. h7 Qxh7 61. Rxb2 Qg7 62. Rd2 Qa1 63. Kg2 Kc5 64. Rd4 Qa8+ 65. Kg1 Qa1 66. g4 Qb1 67. g5 Qf5 68. Bg2 Qg6 69. Kh2 Qh5+ 70. Kg1 Qg6 71. Rd5+ Kc6 72. Kh2 Kc7 73. Kg3 Qc2 74. e4 Qc3+ 75. Bf3 Qg7 76. Bg2 Qc3+ 77. Kg4 Qb2 78. Rf5 Kd6 79. g6 Ke7 80. Bh3 Qe2+ 81. f3 Qb2 82. Kg5 Qc1+ 83. f4 Qa1 84. e5 Qa8 85. Rf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B51]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.2), 2017-06-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 b5 6. Re1 Bb7 7. a4 b4 8. Bc4 Ngf6 9. d3 e6 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. Nf1 O-O 12. Ng3 d5 13. Ba2 dxe4 14. dxe4 Qc7 15. Qe2 a5 16. Bc4 Bc6 17. e5 Bxf3 18. gxf3 Nd5 19. f4 N7b6 20. f5 exf5 21. Nxf5 g6 22. Nh6+ Kg7 23. Ng4 g5 24. Bd3 c4 25. Be4 Rad8 26. Qf3 f5 27. Bxf5 Nf4 28. Qe4 Nbd5 29. Bxf4 Nxf4 30. Rad1 Rxd1 31. Rxd1 Rd8 32. Re1 c3 33. b3 h5 34. Ne3 Bc5 35. e6 Rd2 36. Qf3 g4 37. Bxg4 hxg4 38. Qxg4+ Kh7 39. e7 Qxe7 40. Qxf4 Qe6 41. Qc7+ Qe7 42. Qxe7+ Bxe7 43. Nc4 Rxc2 44. Rxe7+ Kg6 45. Kg2 Rc1 46. Nxa5 Rb1 47. Rc7 Kf5 48. Rc4 Ke6 49. Nc6 Rxb3 50. Nxb4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [A20]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.3), 2017-06-30
1. c4 e5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nge2 c6 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 Bc7 7. d4 O-O 8. d5 d6 9. Ng3 a5 10. Rb1 axb4 11. axb4 Nbd7 12. Bd3 c5 13. b5 Ba5 14. Bb2 Re8 15. O-O Nf8 16. Qc2 Ng6 17. Nce4 Ng4 18. h3 Nh6 19. Nh5 f5 20. Neg3 Nh4 21. f4 g6 22. e4 gxh5 23. exf5 e4 24. Bxe4 Rxe4 25. Qxe4 Bxf5 26. Nxf5 N4xf5 27. Ra1 b6 28. g4 hxg4 29. hxg4 Nd4 30. Bxd4 cxd4 31. g5 Nf7 32. Rf3 Bd2 33. Rxa8 Qxa8 34. Qxd4 Bb4 35. Qe4 Qa2 36. Kh1 Bc5 37. Rf1 Qd2 38. Qf3 Qc2 39. Re1 Qxc4 40. Kg2 Qxb5 41. Re7 Qb2+ 42. Kg3 Qd4 43. Re4 Qg1+ 44. Kh3 h6 45. Re6 hxg5 46. Rg6+ Kf8 47. fxg5 Qe3 48. Rf6 Qxf3+ 49. Rxf3 Kg7 50. Kh4 b5 51. Kh5 b4 52. Rf1 Bd4 53. Rf4 Bc5 54. Rf1 Ne5 55. Ra1 Nd3 56. Rd1 Nf4+ 57. Kg4 Ne2 58. Re1 Nc3 59. Re7+ Kf8 60. Rb7 Nxd5 61. g6 Ne7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Giri, Anish (2771) [A45]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.4), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 Qb6 6. Ngf3 Nc6 7. Bxf6 gxf6 8. Nb3 Bg4 9. c3 e6 10. Be2 O-O-O 11. O-O Rg8 12. Nh4 f5 13. f3 Bh3 14. f4 Qc7 15. Kh1 Be7 16. gxh3 Bxh4 17. Nc5 Be7 18. Nd3 Bd6 19. Bh5 Rg7 20. Qf3 Rdg8 21. Rg1 Rxg1+ 22. Rxg1 Rxg1+ 23. Kxg1 Qe7 24. Qg3 Qf8 25. Kf1 Ne7 26. h4 Ng6 27. Bf3 Kd7 28. h5 Nxf4 29. Ne5+ Bxe5 30. dxe5 Nd3 31. Bxd5 exd5 32. Qxd3 Ke6 33. Qe3 b6 34. Qg5 Qh8 35. Qh6+ Kxe5 36. Qe3+ Kd6 37. Qh6+ Kd7 38. Qf4 Ke6 39. Qh6+ Qf6 40. Qxh7 Qg5 41. h6 Qc1+ 42. Ke2 Qxb2+ 43. Kd3 Qb1+ 44. Kd2 Qxa2+ 45. Kc1 Qa3+ 46. Kc2 Qa4+ 47. Kb2 Qb5+ 48. Kc1 Qf1+ 49. Kb2 Qe2+ 50. Ka3 Qa6+ 51. Kb2 Qb5+ 52. Kc1 d4 53. cxd4 Qc4+ 54. Kb1 Qd3+ 55. Ka2 Qc2+ 56. Ka1 Qc3+ 57. Ka2 Qd2+ 58. Kb1 Qd3+ 59. Ka2 Qe2+ 60. Kb3 Qf3+ 61. Ka2 Qg2+ 62. Kb3 Qf3+ 63. Ka2 Qe2+ 64. Kb1 Qd1+ 65. Ka2 Qa4+ 66. Kb1 Qb3+ 67. Ka1 Qd1+ 68. Ka2 Qd2+ 69. Kb1 Qb4+ 70. Ka2 Qc4+ 71. Kb1 Qb5+ 72. Ka2 Qe2+ 73. Kb3 Qb5+ 74. Kc3 Qc6+ 75. Kb3 Qf3+ 76. Ka2 Qf2+ 77. Kb3 Qxd4 78. Qg7 Qe3+ 79. Ka4 Qe4+ 80. Kb3 Qd3+ 81. Kb2 Qe2+ 82. Ka3 Qe3+ 83. Ka2 Qf2+ 84. Kb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [B66]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.5), 2017-06-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b5 11. f3 Qa5 12. Kb1 b4 13. Ne2 e5 14. Bf2 Be6 15. Nc1 Rb8 16. Qe2 Ra8 17. g4 Be7 18. h4 O-O 19. Bh3 Qc7 20. g5 Nh5 21. Bxe6 fxe6 22. Nd3 a5 23. gxh6 g6 24. Rhg1 Kh7 25. Be3 Rf7 26. f4 exf4 27. Qg4 Rg8 28. Nxf4 Nxf4 29. Bxf4 e5 30. Be3 Qc8 31. Qe2 Rgf8 32. b3 Rf3 33. Bg5 Bxg5 34. hxg5 a4 35. Rgf1 Rxf1 36. Rxf1 Qg4 37. Qc4 Rxf1+ 38. Qxf1 Qxg5 39. bxa4 Qe3 40. a5 Qc5 41. a6 Kxh6 42. Qh3+ Kg5 43. Qg3+ Kf6 44. Qh4+ Ke6 45. Qg5 Kd7 46. Qxg6 Kc6 47. Qg7 Kb6 48. Qb7+ Ka5 49. a4 bxa3 50. a7 a2+ 51. Ka1  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – So, Wesley (2812) [D56]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.1), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Qc2 Nxc3 11. Qxc3 Nd7 12. Be2 dxc4 13. Qxc4 e5 14. O-O exd4 15. Nxd4 Nb6 16. Qc5 Qxc5 17. Rxc5 Rd8 18. Rfc1 Be6 19. a3 Kf8 20. f3 Rd6 21. Kf2 Rad8 22. b4 a6 23. h4 Nd5 24. Bc4 Nc7 25. Be2 Nd5 26. Rd1 g6 27. g4 Bc8 28. Rcc1 Re8 29. Nc2 Rde6 30. e4 Nc3 31. Re1 Rf6 32. Kg3 Rd6 33. Bf1 g5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A15]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.2), 2017-06-30
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 g6 4. b3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Bg7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. d4 cxd4 9. Qxd4 Nc6 10. Qc3 Rc8 11. Rd1 Qc7 12. Qe1 Qb8 13. Nc3 Rfd8 14. Rac1 e6 15. Ng5 h6 16. Nge4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 Ne7 18. Ba3 Nf5 19. Bxf5 gxf5 20. Be7 Re8 21. Bd6 Qa8 22. Nb5 Ba6 23. Nc7 Rxc7 24. Bxc7 Qc6 25. Bd6 Bb7 26. f3 e5 27. Qd2 e4 28. Qd5 Qc8 29. Qxf5 exf3 30. exf3 Re2 31. Qd3 Qe8 32. Bf4 Qe7 33. Rf1 Qc5+ 34. Kh1 Rxa2 35. Rce1 Qh5 36. Re2 Rxe2 37. Qxe2 Bc6 38. Kg2 b5 39. cxb5 Bxb5 40. Qe8+ Kh7 41. Rc1 Qd5 42. Qe4+ Qxe4 43. fxe4 Bc6 44. Rc4 Kg6 45. g4 h5 46. g5 a6 47. Kf3 f6 48. gxf6 Bxf6 49. Rc2 Kf7 50. Ke3 Bd8 51. Kd4 Ke6 52. Rg2 Bf6+ 53. Kd3 d5 54. e5 Bb5+ 55. Kc3 Bh4 56. Rg7 Bf2 57. Rg5 h4 58. Kd2 Bc5 59. Rg6+ Kf5 60. Rf6+ Ke4 61. e6 d4 62. Bh6 Be7 63. Rf7 Bb4+ 64. Kd1 Ke5 65. e7 Ke6 66. Rf4 Bxe7 67. Rxd4 Bf6 68. Rd2 Be5 69. Rf2 Bc6 70. Bf4 Bd4 71. Rd2 Bc5 72. Rc2 Kd5 73. Ke2 Bd7 74. Rd2+ Kc6 75. Kf3 Be6 76. Rd3 Kb5 77. Ke4 h3 78. Ke5 Bg4 79. Rg3 Bd7 80. Be3 Ba3 81. Bd2 Bc5 82. Rg5 Kc6 83. Rg6+ Kb5 84. Rh6 Bb6 85. Kd6 Bg4 86. Rh4 Bc5+ 87. Kc7 Be6 88. Rh5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C45]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.3), 2017-06-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 Qf6 6. Qf3 dxc6 7. Nc3 Be6 8. Qg3 O-O-O 9. Be3 Bxe3 10. Qxe3 Kb8 11. f4 Qe7 12. Bd3 Nh6 13. O-O-O f6 14. g3 Nf7 15. Rhe1 Rhe8 16. a3 h6 17. Be2 Rxd1+ 18. Bxd1 Nd6 19. e5 Nc4 20. exf6 Qxf6 21. Qc5 Rd8 22. Be2 Nd6 23. Bd3 Qf7 24. b3 Bd7 25. Re5 b6 26. Qe3 Qf6 27. Ne4 Qf8 28. Nxd6 cxd6 29. Re7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A13]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.4), 2017-06-30
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Qc2 c5 4. a3 Bxc3 5. Qxc3 Qf6 6. Qxf6 Nxf6 7. b4 b6 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Rb1 d6 10. e3 e5 11. bxc5 bxc5 12. d3 Bf5 13. e4 Bg4 14. Be2 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Ke7 16. Be3 Rhb8 17. Kd2 Rb6 18. Rb5 Ne8 19. Rhb1 Rab8 20. Bd1 Nc7 21. Rxb6 axb6 22. f4 exf4 23. Bxf4 Ne6 24. Be3 Ne5 25. a4 Nc6 26. Kc3 f6 27. Bg4 Ned4 28. Bd1 Kd8 29. Rb2 Kc7 30. Rf2 h5 31. g3 Rh8 32. h4 Kb7 33. Rg2 Rh7 34. Rf2 Kc7 35. Rf1 Kb7 36. Rf2 Ka6 37. Rf1 Kb7 38. Rf2 Rh8 39. Rf1 Kc7 40. Rf2 Ra8 41. Rf1 Kd8 42. Rf2 Kd7 43. Rb2 Ra6 44. Rg2 Ke7 45. g4 hxg4 46. Rxg4 Ne6 47. h5 Ra8 48. Rg2 Ne5 49. Rb2 Nd7 50. Rg2 Rh8 51. Ra2 Ne5 52. Rb2 Nd7 53. Ra2 Ra8 54. Rg2 Rh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [C10]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.5), 2017-06-30
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ng3 g6 9. c4 Bg7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 b6 12. b4 Bb7 13. Bb2 Qc8 14. a4 Rd8 15. Rac1 c5 16. dxc5 bxc5 17. b5 a5 18. Ne5 Nb6 19. Bc2 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Qc7 21. Bb3 Rd8 22. Rxd8+ Qxd8 23. Bc3 Nfd7 24. Qd2 Bxe5 25. Bxe5 Bxg2 26. Bc3 Qa8 27. f4 Bh3 28. Bxa5 e5 29. Bxb6 Nxb6 30. fxe5 Nd7 31. Qd5 Qa5 32. Kf2 Qb4 33. Bd1 Be6 34. Qe4 Nb6 35. Qd3 Kg7 36. Ne2 Nxc4 37. Qc3 Nb2 38. Qxb4 cxb4 39. b6 Bd5 40. Bb3 Bb7 41. Ke3 h5 42. Nd4 h4 43. a5 h3 44. Nb5 g5 45. Nd6 g4 46. Nxb7 g3 47. Nc5 gxh2 48. Bd5 Nd1+ 49. Kd2  1 – 0 (view game)

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