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Dmitry Jakovenko wins the Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 26, 2017 in Chess news

Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) – Aronian, Levon (2801) [C89]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.1), 2017-11-25
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 c6 12. Re1 Bd6 13. d3 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 15. g3 Qh3 16. Bxd5 Bg4 17. Qg2 cxd5 18. Qxh3 Bxh3 19. Be3 Bf5 20. d4 Rfe8 21. Nd2 f6 22. Bf4 Bf8 23. Nf1 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Rc8 25. f3 Kf7 26. Bd2 h5 27. Ne3 Be6 28. f4 Bd6 29. f5 Bd7 30. Rf1 Re8 31. Rf2 Bc6 32. Ng2 b4 33. cxb4 Bb5 34. Rf3 Re2 35. Bc3 Ke8 36. Rf2 Kd7 37. Nh4 Kc6 38. a3 Re8 39. Kg2 Be2 40. Nf3 Bd3 41. Ne1 Be2 42. Nf3 Bd3 43. Ne1 Be2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) [C53]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.2), 2017-11-25
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 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. b4 Ne7 12. Qb3 Rf8 13. d4 exd4 14. cxd4 d5 15. exd5 Nexd5 16. b5 Be6 17. bxa6 bxa6 18. Ba3 Re8 19. Ne5 Nf4 20. Ndf3 Bxc4 21. Qxc4 Qd5 22. Qxd5 N6xd5 23. Nc6 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 a5 25. g3 Ng6 26. Nxa7 Rxa7 27. Re8+ Kh7 28. h4 Rb7 29. Nd2 Nc3 30. h5 Nh8 31. Nc4 Nxa4 32. Ne5 Nb6 33. Bc5 a4 34. d5 f6 35. Nc6 Nd7 36. Bd4 Rb5 37. Nd8 Rb8 38. Bb2 Rxb2 39. Ne6 a3 40. Re7 Nf7 41. Rxf7 a2 42. Rxg7+ Kh8 43. Rxd7 a1=Q+ 44. Kg2 Qe1  0 – 1 (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) – Ding, Liren (2774) [E01]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.3), 2017-11-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. Qc2 a5 8. a3 Bxd2+ 9. Bxd2 b5 10. a4 c6 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nfd7 13. Be3 Na6 14. O-O Ndc5 15. Rfd1 Qc7 16. axb5 cxb5 17. Nd4 Rb8 18. Nf5 Nb3 19. Rab1 Nb4 20. Qc3 Na2 21. Qc2 Nb4 22. Qc3 Na2 23. Qc2 Nb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) – Svidler, Peter (2763) [A28]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.4), 2017-11-25
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. bxc3 O-O 7. Be2 d6 8. d3 Qe7 9. e4 Ne8 10. Ba3 b6 11. O-O f5 12. d4 exd4 13. e5 d3 14. Qxd3 Bb7 15. exd6 Nxd6 16. Rfe1 Rad8 17. Bf1 Qf6 18. c5 Ne4 19. Qc4+ Rf7 20. Rad1 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 h6 22. cxb6 axb6 23. Rd7 Na5 24. Qxc7 Rxd7 25. Qxd7 Qxc3 26. Qe8+ Kh7 27. Ne5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2741) – Rapport, Richard (2692) [D11]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.5), 2017-11-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxe7 Qxe7 6. Nbd2 Nf6 7. g3 O-O 8. Bg2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Ne5 Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Rc1 Rfd8 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. Rfd1 Nf6 15. Qa4 Ba8 16. b3 a5 17. c5 Nd7 18. cxb6 Qb4 19. Qxb4 axb4 20. e3 Rxb6 21. Nf3 Bb7 22. Rc2 Ra8 23. Bf1 Kf8 24. Rdc1 Ke7 25. Ne1 Ra5 26. Kg2 Kd6 27. Nd3 Ba6 28. Nc5 Bxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Kc7 30. Nd3 Ra8 31. f4 Kd6 32. g4 Rc8 33. h4 Nf6 34. Ne5 Rc7 35. Kg2 Ne4 36. Kf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2707) – Gelfand, Boris (2719) [D37]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.6), 2017-11-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 c5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Bb5 cxd4 12. Qxd4 Nf6 13. O-O Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bd7 16. Be2 Rac8 17. Nf3 Bc6 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. Nf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) [B47]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.7), 2017-11-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 Nf6 8. O-O Bc5 9. Nxc6 dxc6 10. e5 Qxe5 11. Bf4 Qd4 12. Qe2 Be7 13. Rfd1 Qb6 14. Na4 Qa5 15. b3 O-O 16. Bd2 Qc7 17. Bf4 Qa5 18. Bd2 Qc7 19. Bf4 Qa5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2762) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) [A20]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.8), 2017-11-25
1. c4 e5 2. g3 d6 3. Nc3 f5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bh3 Na6 6. a3 c6 7. dxe5 dxe5 8. Qc2 e4 9. f3 Nf6 10. fxe4 fxe4 11. Bxc8 Rxc8 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Qxe4 O-O 14. Nf3 Bf6 15. Rb1 Re8 16. Qc2 Qe7 17. g4 Nc5 18. g5 Qd7 19. gxf6 Nd3+ 20. Kf1 Qh3+ 21. Kg1 Qg4+ 22. Kf1 Qh3+ 23. Kg1 Qg4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) – Li, Chao b (2741) [D85]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (9.9), 2017-11-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. h3 Nc6 9. Be3 Qa5 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Be2 e6 12. O-O Qc7 13. Rc1 b6 14. Bg5 h6 15. Be3 Rd8 16. Qa4 Na5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. e5 Bb7 19. Qh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 25, 2017 in Chess news

Aronian, Levon (2801) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) [E18]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.1), 2017-11-24
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 Bf6 9. Ne5 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 c5 12. Nf3 cxd4 13. Bxd4 Na6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Qd4 Qxd4 16. Nxd4 Rfc8 17. b3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) [B47]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.2), 2017-11-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. f4 a6 7. a3 b5 8. Be3 Bb7 9. Nb3 Na5 10. Nxa5 Qxa5 11. Bd3 Qc7 12. O-O Nf6 13. Qe2 Bc5 14. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 15. Kh1 d5 16. e5 Nd7 17. Qg4 g6 18. Ne2 a5 19. h4 b4 20. axb4 axb4 21. Rxa8+ Bxa8 22. Ra1 Bb7 23. Kh2 Qb6 24. h5 Nc5 25. Qh4 Rg8 26. Qf2 d4 27. hxg6 hxg6 28. Qxd4 Qc6 29. Qf2 g5 30. Rd1 Nxd3 31. cxd3 Qc2 32. Rf1 Qxd3 33. fxg5 Qh7+ 34. Kg1 Rxg5 35. Ng3 Qg6 36. Qa7 Rxg3 37. Qb8+ Ke7 38. Qd6+ Ke8 39. Qb8+ Ke7 40. Qd6+ Ke8 41. Qb8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2763) – Ding, Liren (2774) [A18]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.3), 2017-11-24
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. d4 b6 8. Be2 Bb7 9. Bf3 Bxf3 10. Nxf3 Bd6 11. Qa4+ c6 12. O-O O-O 13. Rb1 Bc7 14. Re1 Rc8 15. Kh1 Qf5 16. Be3 h6 17. h3 a6 18. d5 exd5 19. Bxb6 Bxb6 20. Rxb6 Nd7 21. Rxc6 Nc5 22. Rxc8+ Rxc8 23. Qa5 dxc4 24. Kg1 Qf6 25. Nd4 Nd3 26. Qf5 Qxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2692) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) [A45]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.4), 2017-11-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qc2 Nc6 6. Nd2 e5 7. dxe5 Nxe5 8. Be2 Be7 9. Ngf3 Ng6 10. O-O O-O 11. c4 Be6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Bc4 h6 14. Bxe7 Ngxe7 15. a3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [D84]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.5), 2017-11-24
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 Bd7 15. Ba5 e6 16. Nd2 Rc8 17. Rxc8+ Bxc8 18. Ne4 Bf8 19. Ke2 Bb7 20. f3 Kg7 21. Rc1 g5 22. Nc5 Bxc5 23. dxc5 Bc6 24. Rd1 Bb5+ 25. Kf2 Rd7 26. Rxd7+ Bxd7 27. Bc7 e5 28. Bb8 Kg6 29. Bxa7 Kf5 30. Kg3 h5 31. e4+ Ke6 32. h4 gxh4+ 33. Kxh4 f5 34. Kxh5 fxe4 35. fxe4 Bc6 36. Kg4 Bxe4 37. Kg3 Bb1 38. a3 Bc2 39. b4 Ba4 40. Kf3 Kd5 41. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) – Eljanov, Pavel (2707) [C65]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.6), 2017-11-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. h3 a6 8. Ba4 Ba7 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. Nf1 d5 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. exd5 Nf4 15. Ng3 Qg6 16. d4 exd4 17. Nxd4 Nxd5 18. Bb3 c6 19. Bxd5 cxd5 20. Qf3 Bxd4 21. cxd4 Be6 22. Nh5 Rac8 23. Rac1 Rxc1 24. Rxc1 Qe4 25. Qd1 Rc8 26. Rxc8+ Bxc8 27. a3 Bf5 28. Qd2 Qd3 29. Qxd3 Bxd3 30. f3 f6 31. Nf4 Bc4 32. g3 Kf7 33. Kf2 g5 34. Ng2 Ke6 35. Ne3 Bd3 36. Ng4 h5 37. Ne3 a5 38. h4 b6 39. Nd1 Kd6 40. Nc3 Bc2 41. Ke3 Bf5 42. Nd1 Ke6 43. Nf2 Bg6 44. Kd2 Be8 45. Ke3 Bg6 46. Nh3 Bf5 47. Ng1 Bg6 48. Ne2 Bf5 49. Kd2 Kd6 50. Nc3 Bd7 51. b3 Bf5 52. Nd1 Bd7 53. Nf2 Ke6 54. Ke3 Kd6 55. Nd3 Bf5 56. Nc1 Bd7 57. Na2 Bf5 58. b4 axb4 59. Nxb4 Bb1 60. Ke2 Ke6 61. Kd2 Bg6 62. Na2 Kd6 63. Kc3 Bb1 64. Nc1 Bf5 65. Ne2 Bh3 66. Kd2 Bd7 67. f4 gxh4 68. gxh4 Bg4 69. Ng3 Kc6 70. Nf1 Kb5 71. Ne3 Bf3 72. Kc3 Ka4 73. Kb2 Be4 74. Nd1 Kb5 75. Kb3 Bd3 76. Nc3+ Kc6 77. Kb4 Kd6 78. Nd1 Kc6 79. Ne3 Kd6 80. Kc3 Be2 81. Nf5+ Kd7 82. Kb4 Kc6 83. a4 Bg4 84. Ng7 Be2 85. Ne8 Kd7 86. Ng7 Kd6 87. Nf5+ Kc6 88. Ng3 Bg4 89. Nf1 Bf3 90. Ne3 Be4 91. Kb3 Kd6 92. Kc3 Kc6 93. Kb4 Bd3 94. Kc3 Be4 95. Nf1 Bf3 96. Ng3 Bg4 97. Kb4 Kc7 98. Nf1 Kc6 99. Ne3 Bd7 100. f5 Bc8 101. a5 bxa5+ 102. Kxa5 Bb7 103. Ng2 Bc8 104. Nf4 Bxf5 105. Nxh5 Kd6 106. Nxf6 Ke6 107. Nh5 Bg4 108. Ng3 Bf3 109. Kb4 Kf6 110. Kc3 Kg6 111. Kb3 Bg4 112. Kb2 Bc8 113. Kc3 Ba6 114. Kd2 Bc4 115. Ke3 Bb3 116. Kf3 Ba4 117. Kf4 Bd1 118. Nf5 Kh5 119. Kg3 Ba4 120. Ne3 Bc6 121. Ng4 Bb7 122. Ne5 Ba6 123. Nd7 Kg6 124. Nb6 Bb7 125. Nd7 Kf5 126. Kf3 Bc6 127. Nb6 Be8 128. Nc8 Bh5+ 129. Ke3 Kg4 130. Ne7 Bf7 131. Nc6 Be6 132. Nb4 Bg8 133. h5 Kg5 134. h6 Kxh6 135. Kf4 Kg7 136. Ke5 Kf7 137. Nxd5 Kf8 138. Kd6 Bf7 139. Nc7 Bb3 140. d5 Bxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Li, Chao b (2741) – Giri, Anish (2762) [D14]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.7), 2017-11-24
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 Bf5 7. e3 e6 8. Qb3 Bb4 9. Ne5 Qb6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Be2 Ne4 12. f3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Be7 14. c4 Qxb3 15. axb3 Bb4+ 16. Kf2 a5 17. Rhc1 Kd7 18. g4 Bg6 19. cxd5 exd5 20. e4 dxe4 21. d5 c5 22. Bb5+ Kd8 23. Bd6 Rc8 24. Bc6 h5 25. g5 exf3 26. Bxc5 Bxc5+ 27. Rxc5 Re8 28. Rcxa5 Re2+ 29. Kxf3 Rxh2 30. b4 Kc7 31. b5 Rh3+ 32. Kf2 Rb3 33. Ra7+ Kd6 34. Rd7+ Kc5 35. Rc1+ Kd4 36. d6 Rb2+ 37. Kg1 Bf5 38. Rxf7 g6 39. d7 Rd8 40. Re7  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2719) – Radjabov, Teimour (2741) [E18]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.8), 2017-11-24
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 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 d6 10. Rad1 Nd7 11. Rfe1 c5 12. e4 a6 13. d5 e5 14. b3 g6 15. Rf1 Bc8 16. Ne1 Rb8 17. a4 f5 18. f4 exf4 19. gxf4 fxe4 20. Nxe4 b5 21. a5 bxc4 22. bxc4 Rb4 23. Rc1 Nf6 24. Ng5 Qxa5 25. Nd3 Ra4 26. Qe3 Qd8 27. Rce1 Bf5 28. Bh3 Nxd5 29. cxd5 Bxg5 30. Bxf5 Rxf5 31. Qe6+ Kg7 32. fxg5 Qxg5+ 33. Kh1 Ra2 34. Qe7+ Qxe7 35. Rxe7+ Kf8 36. Ree1 Rxf1+ 37. Rxf1+ Ke7 38. Re1+ Kd7 39. Re3 a5 40. Rh3 h5 41. Nf4 a4 42. Nxg6 a3 43. Rf3 c4 44. Nf4 Ra1+ 45. Kg2 a2 46. Ra3 c3 47. Ne2 c2 48. Kf2 Rh1  0 – 1 (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) [C01]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (8.9), 2017-11-24
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bd3 Nb4 6. Bb5+ c6 7. Be2 Bf5 8. Na3 Na6 9. O-O Nc7 10. Re1 Be7 11. c3 Nf6 12. Nc2 O-O 13. Ne3 Be4 14. Ne5 c5 15. f3 Bg6 16. Bd3 Re8 17. Nf5 Bf8 18. g4 Nd7 19. Kg2 Nxe5 20. dxe5 f6 21. Bf4 Bxf5 22. gxf5 fxe5 23. Bxe5 Be7 24. f4 Bf6 25. Qh5 Re7 26. c4 d4 27. Re2 Qe8 28. Qxe8+ Nxe8 29. Kg3 Kf8 30. Rae1 Rd8 31. Bxf6 Rxe2 32. Bxg7+ Nxg7 33. Rxe2 Kf7 34. Kf3 b6 35. a3 a5 36. b4 axb4 37. axb4 Ne8 38. Re6 Rd6 39. bxc5 bxc5 40. Re5 Rc6 41. Be4 Rc7 42. Bd5+ Kf8 43. Re6 Re7 44. Rc6 Rc7 45. Re6 Re7 46. Rb6 Kg7 47. Rc6 Nf6 48. Rxc5 Re3+ 49. Kf2 Ng4+ 50. Kg2 Rc3 51. Rc7+ Kh6 52. h3 Ne3+ 53. Kf2 Nxd5 54. Rc6+ Nf6 55. Rxf6+ Kg7 56. Rc6 Rxh3 57. c5 Rh2+ 58. Kf3 d3 59. Ke4 d2 60. Rd6 h5 61. c6 h4 62. f6+ Kg6 63. f7+ Kxf7 64. Kf5 d1=Q 65. Rxd1 Rc2 66. Rd7+ Ke8 67. Rc7 Kd8 68. Rh7 Rxc6 69. Rxh4 Ke7 70. Kg5 Kf7 71. f5 Ra6 72. Rh7+ Kf8 73. Rh6 Rxh6 74. Kxh6 Kf7 75. Kg5 Kg7 76. f6+ Kf7 77. Kf5 Kf8 78. Kg6 Kg8 79. f7+ Kf8 80. Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 24, 2017 in Chess news

Rapport, Richard (2692) – Aronian, Levon (2801) [A14]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.1), 2017-11-23
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Rd1 Bc6 10. Bg5 a5 11. Nbd2 Na6 12. Nxc4 Nb4 13. Qb3 Nd7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Qa3 Rfd8 16. Rac1 Nd5 17. Qa1 N5f6 18. b3 Qb4 19. Ncd2 Rac8 20. e3 Ne4 21. Nc4 Nd6 22. Ne1 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Nxc4 24. bxc4 Qe7 25. Nd3 c5 26. Qa3 Kf8 27. Qb3 b6 28. Qb5 cxd4 29. exd4 Qd6 30. Nf4 Qc6+ 31. Qxc6 Rxc6 32. d5 Rd6 33. dxe6 Nc5 34. e7+ Kxe7 35. Nd5+ Kf8 36. Ra1 Rc8 37. Rdb1 Nd7 38. Ne3 Ne5 39. Rc1 Rd2 40. Rcb1 Nd3 41. Rf1 g6 42. Ra3 Rc6 43. Rb3 Nc5 44. Ra3 Ne4 45. Raa1 Rf6 46. Ng4 Rfd6 47. Ne3 Rf6 48. Ng4 Rf5 49. Rfd1 Rc5 50. Rxd2 Nxd2 51. Nf6 Ke7 52. Nd5+ Kd6 53. Rd1 Nxc4 54. Nxb6+ Kc6 55. Nd7 Rd5 56. Rc1 Rd4 57. Ne5+ Kc5 58. Nxf7 Kb4 59. Ng5 Nd2 60. Ne6 Rc4 61. Ra1 Kb3 62. f4 Kb2 63. Re1 Rxa4 64. Re5 Kc3 65. f5 Nc4 66. Rc5 gxf5 67. Kh3 Ra2 68. Rxf5 a4 69. Nc7 Rd2 70. Rf8 Rd7 71. Nb5+ Kb4 72. Rb8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) [C84]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.2), 2017-11-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Bxd4 exd4 12. Nd5 Nd7 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 a5 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Qg3 a4 17. Ba2 Qe5 18. f4 Qc5 19. Rfe1 Rae8 20. Re2 Re7 21. b4 axb3 22. Bxb3 Qb6 23. Rb1 Qa6 24. Qg5 Rfe8 25. Qd5 Qxa3 26. Qxb5 Qc5 27. Bd5 Qxb5 28. Rxb5 Rc8 29. Bb7 Rb8 30. Re1 Nc5 31. Bc6 Rxb5 32. Bxb5 f5 33. e5 dxe5 34. fxe5 g6 35. Kf2 Kg7 36. Kf3 g5 37. h4 Kg6 38. Bc4 Nd7 39. e6 Nf8 40. g4 fxg4+ 41. Kxg4 gxh4 42. Re4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2763) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) [D37]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.3), 2017-11-23
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Qa4 c5 12. dxc5 Qxc5 13. Be3 Qc7 14. O-O Nd5 15. Bd4 Bd7 16. Qa3 a5 17. Rad1 Nb4 18. Bc5 Qxc5 19. Rxd7 Rab8 20. Rfd1 h6 21. Qa4 Nd5 22. Nxd5 exd5 23. R7xd5 Qb4 24. Qc2 Qxb2 25. Qxc4 Rb4 26. Qc5 Qxa2 27. Qxa5 Rb2 28. Qxa2 Rxa2 29. e3 g6 30. g4 Rfa8 31. Kg2 R8a5 32. h4 Kg7 33. Kg3 R2a3 34. Kf4 R3a4+ 35. e4 Rxd5 36. Rxd5 Ra3 37. f3 Rc3 38. Ra5 Rb3 39. Rc5 Ra3 40. Rb5 Rc3 41. Kg3 Ra3 42. g5 hxg5 43. hxg5 Rc3 44. Kg4 Ra3 45. Rb7 Ra4 46. Kf4 Ra5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) [B49]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.4), 2017-11-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 d6 10. a4 O-O 11. Kh1 Re8 12. Bf3 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 e5 14. Qd2 exf4 15. Bxf4 Be6 16. Rfd1 Rad8 17. a5 Ng4 18. Bxg4 Bxg4 19. Nd5 Qd7 20. Rf1 Be6 21. b3 Bxd5 22. Qxd5 Qc6 23. Rad1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2774) – Giri, Anish (2762) [D77]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.5), 2017-11-23
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 c5 8. dxc5 c3 9. Nb5 Na6 10. Nxc3 Nxc5 11. Be3 Nfe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 Nd6 16. Rfc1 Rd8 17. Rc7 Kf8 18. Rac1 Ne8 19. R7c4 Nd6 20. Rc5 Bd7 21. f4 Rac8 22. Kf2 Rxc5 23. Rxc5 Rc8 24. b4 f5 25. Bd5 Kg7 26. Nf3 e6 27. Rxc8 Bxc8 28. Bb3 Kf6 29. Ke3 Bd7 30. a4 Nf7 31. Kd4 h6 32. a5 b6 33. axb6 axb6 34. e4 fxe4 35. Nd2 e5+ 36. fxe5+ Nxe5 37. Nxe4+ Kf5 38. Nd6+ Kf6 39. Bd5 g5 40. Ne4+ Kf5 41. Nd6+ Kf6 42. Ne4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) [C17]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.6), 2017-11-23
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 cxd4 7. Qg4 Kf8 8. Nb5 Bb6 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Bb2 Nge7 11. Bd3 Ng6 12. Qg3 f6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Nbxd4 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Kf7 16. O-O Bd7 17. Rfe1 Rc8 18. c3 g5 19. Re3 Bxd4 20. cxd4 Rh5 21. exf6 gxf6 22. Rae1 Qc7 23. Qg4 Rch8 24. Rxe6 Bxe6 25. Qxe6+ Kg7 26. h3 Qf7 27. Qd6 Re8 28. Rc1 Qe6 29. Qg3 Rh7 30. h4 Reh8 31. Rc7+ Kf8 32. Rxh7 Rxh7 33. hxg5 Qe4 34. Qd6+ Ke8 35. Qb8+ Kf7 36. Qc7+ Kg6 37. Qc1 Rh5 38. Qd1 Rh8 39. gxf6 Kxf6 40. Ne5 Ke6 41. Ng4 Kd6 42. f3 Qf4 43. Kf2 Rf8 44. Ne3 Qh4+ 45. Ke2 Re8 46. Qd3 Qg5 47. Kf2 Qh4+ 48. Ke2 Qg5 49. Kf2 Qh4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2741) – Li, Chao b (2741) [A10]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.7), 2017-11-23
1. c4 g6 2. e4 e5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 exd4 5. e5 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Qe7 7. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 8. Qd2 Qxd2+ 9. Nbxd2 Nh5 10. Nxd4 Nc6 11. N2f3 b6 12. Nb5 Kd8 13. O-O-O Re8 14. g3 a6 15. Nbd4 Bb7 16. Nxc6+ Bxc6 17. Bh3 f5 18. Bg2 b5 19. Rhe1 bxc4 20. Nh4 Bxg2 21. Nxg2 Rb8 22. Rd4 g5 23. Red1 Rxe5 24. Rxd7+ Kc8 25. Rxh7 Nf6 26. Rh8+ Kb7 27. Rxb8+ Kxb8 28. Ne3 f4 29. Nxc4 Re2 30. Rd2 Re1+ 31. Kc2 Kb7 32. Kd3 Rh1 33. gxf4 gxf4 34. f3 Rf1 35. Ne5 Re1 36. Ng4 Nd5 37. h4 c5 38. h5 Nb4+ 39. Kc4 Rc1+ 40. Kb3 Nc6 41. h6 Nd4+ 42. Ka3 Nxf3 43. h7 Nxd2 44. h8=Q Nc4+ 45. Ka4 Nb6+ 46. Kb3 a5 47. Qf6 a4+ 48. Ka3 Ka6 49. Qxf4 Nc4+ 50. Kxa4 Nxb2+ 51. Kb3 Nd3 52. Qd6+ Kb5 53. a4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2707) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) [B10]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.8), 2017-11-23
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bf4 Bg4 6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. c3 e6 8. Qb3 Bd6 9. Qxb7 O-O 10. Bg3 Rc8 11. Bd3 Bxg3 12. hxg3 Qd6 13. Qa6 Rb8 14. Nb3 Rb6 15. Qa4 e5 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5+ 18. Kf1 Re8 19. Bxh7+ Nxh7 20. Qxg4 Rf6 21. Nd4 Ng5 22. Kg1 Rxf2 23. Kxf2 Qe3+ 24. Kf1 Ne4 25. Qxg7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) – Gelfand, Boris (2719) [E00]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (7.9), 2017-11-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. a3 Be7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. b4 a5 11. b5 c6 12. bxc6 Nxc6 13. Bb2 a4 14. Qb1 b5 15. Ne5 Qb6 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. Bc3 Rfc8 18. e3 Bd7 19. Bb4 Bxb4 20. Qxb4 Rc7 21. Nf3 Rac8 22. Ne5 Bf5 23. Ra2 Ne4 24. Rb2 Nc3 25. Ra1 f6 26. Nf3 Kf7 27. Rd2 Rc4 28. Qb2 Ne4 29. Re2 b4 30. Nh4 Bg4 31. h3 Bxe2 32. Qxe2 g6 33. axb4 Qxb4 34. Qg4 Qb7 35. Bxe4 dxe4 36. Kg2 Rc2 37. d5 Rxf2+ 38. Kg1 f5 39. Qd1 Rcc2 40. Qd4 Qb2  0 – 1 (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 23, 2017 in Chess news

Aronian, Levon (2801) – Svidler, Peter (2763) [E60]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.1), 2017-11-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 c5 4. d5 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Nge2 exd5 8. cxd5 a6 9. a4 Nbd7 10. Ng3 Nh5 11. Nxh5 gxh5 12. Bd3 O-O 13. O-O f5 14. exf5 Ne5 15. Bc2 Bxf5 16. Bxf5 Rxf5 17. Ne4 c4 18. Qc2 Qb6+ 19. Kh1 Rff8 20. Ng5 Nd3 21. Ne6 Rae8 22. Nxg7 Nf2+ 23. Kg1 Nd3+ 24. Kh1 Nf2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A33]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.2), 2017-11-22
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nf3 Bb4 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 Qc5 11. Qa4 Re8 12. Nd4 Ne5 13. Qb5 d6 14. Qxc5 dxc5 15. Nb5 Rd8 16. Na3 a6 17. Bf4 Ned7 18. Rfd1 Re8 19. Rab1 e5 20. Be3 e4 21. h3 h6 22. Nc2 b6 23. a4 Ne5 24. Na3 Be6 25. Rxb6 Bxc4 26. Rb2 Nd5 27. Bf4 Nxc3 28. Rdd2 Nxe2+ 29. Kh2 Nxf4 30. gxf4 Nd3 31. Nxc4 Nxb2 32. Rxb2 Rab8 33. Rc2 Rb4 34. a5 Ra4 35. Bf1 Re6 36. Rd2 Ra1 37. f5 Re8 38. Be2 g6 39. fxg6 fxg6 40. Kg2 Kg7 41. Rd7+ Kf6 42. Ra7 Ra2 43. Rxa6+ Re6 44. Rxe6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) – Ding, Liren (2774) [D43]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.3), 2017-11-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O Be7 8. a4 O-O 9. a5 Nd5 10. Bd2 b5 11. axb6 Qxb6 12. Na4 Qd8 13. Qc2 Ba6 14. Rfd1 Bb5 15. e4 Nb4 16. Bxb4 Bxb4 17. d5 cxd5 18. Nd4 Bxa4 19. Rxa4 Bc5 20. exd5 Bxd4 21. Rxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2762) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) [C65]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.4), 2017-11-22
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. Rg1 Bb4+ 10. Bd2 Bxd2+ 11. Qxd2 Qf6 12. h4 c5 13. O-O-O b5 14. Ne3 Nb6 15. Qa5 a6 16. Kb1 Be6 17. h5 h6 18. b3 Qf4 19. Rh1 Qf6 20. Rd2 Bd7 21. c4 Qd6 22. Nh4 Qc6 23. Rc1 Be6 24. f3 Nd7 25. Nd5 Rac8 26. g4 Qb7 27. Nf5 Bxf5 28. gxf5 c6 29. Ne3 Nf6 30. Rh2 Qd7 31. Rd1 Kh7 32. Qe1 Qd4 33. Nc2 Qd6 34. Ne3 Qd4 35. Nc2 Qd6 36. Ne3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) – Radjabov, Teimour (2741) [B08]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.5), 2017-11-22
1. d4 d6 2. e4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. a4 Nbd7 8. a5 Qc7 9. Be3 e5 10. h3 exd4 11. Bxd4 Re8 12. Bc4 Nf8 13. Re1 Be6 14. Bf1 N8d7 15. Ng5 a6 16. Qd2 c5 17. Be3 Ne5 18. Bf4 Rad8 19. Nxe6 fxe6 20. Na4 Nf7 21. Rad1 Nh5 22. Be3 Nf6 23. Bf4 Qc6 24. Nc3 Kh8 25. b3 h6 26. Bd3 g5 27. Bh2 Nd7 28. Ne2 Nfe5 29. f4 gxf4 30. Nxf4 Bf6 31. Kh1 Kh7 32. Rf1 Bg5 33. Qe2 Nf6 34. Nh5 Rf8 35. Bxe5 dxe5 36. Nxf6+ Bxf6 37. Bc4 Qe8 38. Qg4 Rxd1 39. Rxd1 Rg8 40. Qxe6 Qxe6 41. Bxe6 Rd8 42. Bd5 Kg7 43. g3 Rd7 44. h4 Bd8 45. Ra1 Kf6 46. Kg2 Kg6 47. Kf3 Rg7 48. c3 h5 49. Ra2 Kf6 50. Kg2 Kg6 51. Kf2 Kf6 52. Kf3 Kg6 53. b4 cxb4 54. cxb4 Kh6 55. Rc2 Be7 56. Rb2 Bd8 57. Rb3 b6 58. b5  1 – 0 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) – Rapport, Richard (2692) [A91]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.6), 2017-11-22
1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 d5 6. O-O Ne4 7. Nc3 c6 8. Nd2 Nd6 9. b3 Nd7 10. a4 h5 11. b4 h4 12. b5 hxg3 13. hxg3 Nf6 14. Qb3 Bd7 15. a5 a6 16. bxc6 bxc6 17. Ba3 Rb8 18. Qc2 Nfe4 19. Ncxe4 fxe4 20. Rfb1 Rxb1+ 21. Qxb1 e3 22. Qg6+ Nf7 23. Bxe7 Qxe7 24. fxe3 O-O 25. Qd3 Qg5 26. e4 dxc4 27. Nxc4 c5 28. Qe3 Qxe3+ 29. Nxe3 cxd4 30. Nc2 e5 31. e3 Rc8 32. Nb4 dxe3 33. Bf1 Rb8 34. Nxa6 Rb2 35. Nc5 Ng5 36. Bg2 Bh3 37. Bxh3 Nf3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2741) – Eljanov, Pavel (2707) [D15]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.7), 2017-11-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Bf5 6. Qb3 Ra7 7. Bf4 Nbd7 8. h3 e6 9. e3 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Ne4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. Ne5 Nxe5 14. Bxe5 a5 15. a4 Re8 16. Rfc1 Bf6 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Qc3 e5 19. Bf1 h5 20. b4 axb4 21. Qxb4 Rea8 22. Ra3 h4 23. Rca1 g5 24. a5 Kg7 25. Qb2 Re8 26. Rb3 Re7 27. Be2 Bf5 28. dxe5 Qxe5 29. Qxe5+ Rxe5 30. Kf1 Kf8 31. Ke1 Ke7 32. Kd2 Kd8 33. f3 Kc7 34. Rb4 f6 35. Bd3 Bd7 36. a6 Re8 37. Rxb7+ Rxb7 38. axb7 Kxb7 39. Ba6+ Kc7 40. Bd3 Kb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) [D20]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.8), 2017-11-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 5. Bxc4 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Nbxd2 Nc6 8. O-O Qf6 9. e5 Qg6 10. Nb3 Bh3 11. Nh4 Qg5 12. Qf3 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Qe4 O-O-O 15. Nf3 Qf5 16. Rfe1 Nh6 17. Nfxd4 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxe4 19. Rxe4 Rhe8 20. Rc1 Rd5 21. Kf1 Nf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2719) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) [A29]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (6.9), 2017-11-22
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. d3 Re8 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. cxd5 Ne7 10. a3 Ba5 11. b4 Bb6 12. Nd2 c6 13. dxc6 Nxc6 14. Bb2 a6 15. Rc1 Be6 16. e3 Qd7 17. Nc4 Ba7 18. a4 Nxb4 19. Ba3 a5 20. Nxa5 Na2 21. Rc4 Bxe3 22. Nxb7 Bxc4 23. dxc4 Bd4 24. Nxd6 Nc3 25. Qh5 Rxa4 26. Nxe8 Rxa3 27. Nxg7 Kxg7 28. Qg5+ Kf8 29. Qh6+ Ke7 30. Qxh7 Qg4 31. Qh6 Ra2 32. Qc6 Qf5 33. c5 Kf8 34. Kh1 Kg7 35. f4 e4 36. g4 Qxg4 37. Bxe4 Ne2  0 – 1 (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 21, 2017 in Chess news

Ding, Liren (2774) – Aronian, Levon (2801) [D38]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.1), 2017-11-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 O-O 7. e3 Bf5 8. Qb3 Bxc3+ 9. Qxc3 h6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Bg3 Ne4 12. Qxc7 Nc6 13. Qxd8 Rfxd8 14. Be2 Rac8 15. O-O h5 16. h4 g4 17. Ne5 Nb4 18. Bf4 f6 19. Nd3 Nc3 20. bxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) [B52]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.2), 2017-11-20
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. Bg5 h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Na3 cxd4 12. cxd4 Nb6 13. Rc1 d5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) – Svidler, Peter (2763) [A39]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.3), 2017-11-20
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 d6 9. e3 Bg4 10. Qd2 Qd7 11. b3 Bh3 12. Bb2 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Rac8 14. Rac1 Rfd8 15. Rfd1 a6 16. Qe2 e6 17. Nxc6 Qxc6+ 18. Qf3 Ne8 19. Ba1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2741) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) [A09]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.4), 2017-11-20
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 d4 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. O-O e5 6. d3 Nf6 7. e3 Be7 8. exd4 cxd4 9. Re1 Nd7 10. Na3 O-O 11. Nc2 a5 12. b3 f6 13. Nd2 Nc5 14. Ne4 Bf5 15. Nxc5 Bxc5 16. a3 Rb8 17. Rb1 Qd6 18. Qf3 Bg6 19. h4 h5 20. Rd1 Rfe8 21. b4 axb4 22. Qd5+ Qxd5 23. Bxd5+ Kh7 24. axb4 Bf8 25. Kf1 Rec8 26. b5 Na5 27. Rb2 e4 28. Bxe4 Bxe4 29. dxe4 Nxc4 30. Ra2 Nd6 31. Nxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2762) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) [B10]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.5), 2017-11-20
1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Nxe4 6. Qxe4 Qa5 7. Qf4 Qf5 8. Qe3 Qxc2 9. Bd3 Qa4 10. O-O f6 11. b3 Qa5 12. Bb2 Na6 13. Rfe1 Nc7 14. b4 Qh5 15. b5 Nxb5 16. Nd4 Nxd4 17. Bxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) – Rapport, Richard (2692) [D07]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.6), 2017-11-20
1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Nc3 e6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Bxe7 Ngxe7 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 Qd6 10. O-O Nd8 11. Nb5 Qb6 12. Ne5 Bxe2 13. Qxe2 c6 14. Nc3 Re8 15. Qc2 a5 16. Rab1 Ne6 17. a3 Ng6 18. Nxg6 hxg6 19. Rfc1 Rec8 20. b4 Qd8 21. Qb3 axb4 22. axb4 g5 23. Qd1 g6 24. h3 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) – Li, Chao b (2741) [C42]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.7), 2017-11-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O Qd7 10. Kb1 a6 11. h3 O-O-O 12. Be2 Bf6 13. Nd4 Bxd4 14. cxd4 d5 15. g4 f6 16. Rdg1 Na7 17. Rg3 Kb8 18. h4 h6 19. Bf4 g5 20. Be3 Nc8 21. f4 Nd6 22. Qb4 gxh4 23. Rxh4 f5 24. g5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2707) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) [A15]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.8), 2017-11-20
1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 c6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg2 g6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. d4 Bb7 9. Nc3 e6 10. Qc2 Qe7 11. Rad1 Na6 12. Qb1 Rfd8 13. Qa1 Rac8 14. e3 Ne4 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Ne1 c5 17. Nc2 Rd7 18. dxc5 Bxb2 19. Qxb2 Nxc5 20. Rxd7 Qxd7 21. Qd4 Qe7 22. Rd1 Nd3 23. Ne1 Nxe1 24. Rxe1 Rd8 25. Qa1 Qd6 26. Bf1 e5 27. Be2 Qb4 28. Rd1 Rd2 29. a3 Qd6 30. b4 Rd3 31. Qb1 Qc6 32. b5 Rxd1+ 33. Qxd1 Qc7 34. Qd2 Kf8 35. Qb4+ Kg7 36. Kf1 Bc8 37. Ke1 Be6 38. h4 f5 39. Qc3 Kf7 40. Kd2 Qd6+ 41. Kc2 Ke7 42. Qb4 Qxb4 43. axb4 Kd6 44. Kc3 h6 45. Bd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2719) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) [A29]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (5.9), 2017-11-20
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 e3 10. d3 d5 11. Qb3 Na5 12. Qa3 b6 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. f4 Bb7 15. c4 Ne7 16. Nf3 c5 17. Bb2 Nf5 18. Bc3 Nc6 19. Qb2 Rb8 20. Rab1 Ncd4 21. Nxd4 cxd4 22. Be1 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 a6 24. g4 Nh6 25. h3 f5 26. g5 Nf7 27. Bg3 b5 28. Rfc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 20, 2017 in Chess news

Aronian, Levon (2801) – Giri, Anish (2762) [A15]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.1), 2017-11-19
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d3 Bg7 6. Bd2 O-O 7. g3 c5 8. h4 Nc6 9. h5 Nxc3 10. bxc3 c4 11. hxg6 hxg6 12. Qa4 Na5 13. d4 b6 14. Bg2 Bb7 15. Qc2 Qd5 16. Nh4 Qd7 17. e4 e5 18. d5 Bc8 19. f4 Qe7 20. f5 g5 21. Qd1 gxh4 22. Rxh4 Rd8 23. Qh5 Kf8 24. Rg4 Bf6 25. Bh6+ Ke8 26. Rg8+ Kd7 27. d6  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2763) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A33]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.2), 2017-11-19
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bf4 d5 7. e3 Bb4 8. Be2 Bd7 9. O-O dxc4 10. Bxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) – Radjabov, Teimour (2741) [B30]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.3), 2017-11-19
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Ng6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Be2 O-O 9. Nc3 Qc7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Qxd4 b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. Rad1 Bc6 14. a3 Bf6 15. g3 Rac8 16. e5 Be7 17. h4 Rfd8 18. h5 Nf8 19. Ba6 Rb8 20. Qd6 Bxd6 21. exd6 Qc8 22. Bxc8 Rbxc8 23. a4 h6 24. Ra1 Ba8 25. a5 Rc6 26. Rfd1 b5 27. a6 b4 28. Nb5 Rxc2 29. Rd2 Rdc8 30. Nc7 Rxd2 31. Bxd2 Bc6 32. Be3 Nh7 33. Bxa7 Nf6 34. Bc5 Ne4 35. Bxb4 Nxg3 36. a7 Ne2+ 37. Kh2 Nxf4 38. Ra6 Be4 39. Rb6 Nxh5 40. Rb8 Rf8 41. Bd2 Nf6 42. b4  1 – 0 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) – Ding, Liren (2774) [C88]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.4), 2017-11-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d4 d6 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Qf3 Bc5 13. h3 Bb7 14. Nd2 Kh8 15. Qg3 Qe7 16. Qh4 g5 17. Qxg5 Rg8 18. Qf5 Rg7 19. Nf3 Rag8 20. Bg5 Nxe4 21. h4 Nxg5 22. hxg5 Rxg5 23. Nxg5 Rxg5 24. Qh3 Qf6 25. Re3 Rxg2+ 26. Qxg2 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 Bxe3 28. fxe3 c5 29. Bc4 Qg6+ 30. Kf3 Qf5+ 31. Kg3 Qe4 32. b3 Qxe3+ 33. Kg2 Qd2+ 34. Kh1 f5 35. Rg1 Qh6+ 36. Kg2 Kg7 37. Rd1 Qg5+ 38. Kf2 Qf4+ 39. Ke2 Qh2+ 40. Ke3 f4+ 41. Ke4 Qxc2+ 42. Rd3 Kf6 43. Bxa6 Qg2+ 44. Rf3 Ke6  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) [A21]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.5), 2017-11-19
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Na6 4. Nxb4 Nxb4 5. a3 Nc6 6. b4 d5 7. e3 Nf6 8. Bb2 d4 9. Nf3 Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 11. gxf3 O-O 12. Qc2 a5 13. b5 Ne7 14. f4 dxe3 15. O-O-O e2 16. Bxe2 exf4 17. h4 Kh8 18. h5 h6 19. Rdg1 Qd6 20. c5 Qd5 21. Rh4 Rfe8 22. Rxf4 Neg8 23. Bf3 Qe6 24. Qc3 Rad8 25. Rfg4 Qf5 26. Rxg7 Re1+ 27. Rxe1 Kxg7 28. Bxb7 Kf8 29. f3 Nxh5 30. Qe5 Qd7 31. Bc3 Ngf6 32. Bc6 Qe6 33. Qxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2707) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) [A37]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.6), 2017-11-19
1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. a3 e6 7. b4 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bb2 cxb4 10. axb4 Nxb4 11. Qb3 Nec6 12. Nb5 Bxb2 13. Qxb2 a6 14. Nbd4 Rb8 15. Nxc6 Nxc6 16. Rfb1 b5 17. cxb5 Rxb5 18. Qc3 Qb6 19. Rxb5 axb5 20. Qf6 Bd7 21. Qf4 d5 22. h4 Qb8 23. Qh6 f6 24. Qe3 Ne5 25. Nxe5 Qxe5 26. Qxe5 fxe5 27. Ra7 Rd8 28. e3 Be8 29. Bh3 Rd6 30. Rb7 Ra6 31. d4 exd4 32. exd4 h5 33. Bf1 Ra1 34. Kg2 Rd1 35. Bxb5 Bf7 36. f4 Rxd4 37. Kf2 Rb4 38. Bc6 Rc4 39. Bb5 Rc3 40. Ra7 Kf8 41. Rb7 Ra3 42. Bc6 Ra6 43. Bb5 Ra8 44. Bc6 Rc8 45. Rb6 Ke7 46. Ke3 Be8 47. Bxe8 Rxe8 48. Kf3 Rc8 49. Rb3 Kf6 50. Rd3 Rc5 51. g4 hxg4+ 52. Kxg4 Rc8 53. Rh3 Rh8 54. Rd3 Rd8 55. Kf3 Kf5 56. Ra3 Rc8 57. Re3 Rh8 58. Re5+ Kf6 59. Kg4 d4 60. Re2 d3 61. Rd2 Rd8 62. Kf3 Kf5 63. Ke3 Rd6 64. Kf3 Rd7 65. Ke3 Rd8 66. Kf3 Rh8 67. Rh2 d2 68. Ke2 Rd8 69. Kd1 Kxf4 70. h5 gxh5 71. Rxh5 e5 72. Rh4+ Kf3 73. Rh3+ Kg4 74. Re3 Kf4 75. Re2 e4 76. Rf2+ Kg3 77. Re2 Kf3 78. Rh2 e3 79. Rh3+ Kf2  0 – 1 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) [E32]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.7), 2017-11-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Nf3 dxc4 8. Qxc4 b6 9. Bg5 Ba6 10. Qa4 Qd7 11. Qc2 c5 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Rd1 Rc8 14. Qd2 Qe7 15. h4 Nd7 16. Rh3 Kh8 17. Qh6 Rg8 18. h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2692) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) [D35]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.8), 2017-11-19
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 c6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8. Nf3 h6 9. Bf4 Nh5 10. O-O-O Nxf4 11. exf4 g5 12. Bd3 gxf4 13. Rhe1 Kf8 14. Bf5 Bb4 15. a3 Bxc3 16. Qxc3 Nb6 17. g4 Bxf5 18. Qc5+ Kg7 19. gxf5 Qf6 20. Re7 Rhe8 21. Rg1+ Kh7 22. Rge1 Rxe7 23. Qxe7 Qxf5 24. Nh4 Qd7 25. Qf6 Rg8 26. Re7 Qg4 27. Nf5 Qg1+ 28. Kc2 Qxf2+ 29. Kb3  1 – 0 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2741) – Gelfand, Boris (2719) [D43]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (4.9), 2017-11-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. h4 g4 11. Ne5 Nbd7 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Be5 Bg7 14. Bxg4 O-O-O 15. Bh3 Ne8 16. Bxg7 Nxg7 17. Ne2 f5 18. b3 fxe4 19. bxc4 Nf5 20. O-O Nxd4 21. Nxd4 Qxd4 22. Bxe6+ Kb8 23. Qxd4 Rxd4 24. Rad1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 18, 2017 in Chess news

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Aronian, Levon (2801) [C84]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.1), 2017-11-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Na5 10. Ba2 Be6 11. b4 Bxa2 12. Rxa2 Nc6 13. Bg5 Nd7 14. Bd2 Nf6 15. Re1 Qd7 16. Nd5 Nxd5 17. exd5 Nd8 18. a4 Rb8 19. c4 bxc4 20. dxc4 f5 21. b5 Ra8 22. Bc3 Nb7 23. Qc2 Bf6 24. Nd2 axb5 25. cxb5 Qf7 26. Qxf5 Qxd5 27. Qc2 Nc5 28. Ne4 Bh4 29. g3 Nxe4 30. Rxe4 Bd8 31. Bb4 Rf3 32. Ra3 Rf7 33. Qc4 Qxc4 34. Rxc4 d5 35. Rc2 d4 36. Rc5 Be7 37. Rc4 Bxb4 38. Rxb4 Rd7 39. Kg2 d3 40. Ra1 d2 41. Rd1 Rd4 42. Rxd4 exd4 43. Rxd2 Rxa4 44. Rc2 Ra5 45. Rxc7 Rxb5 46. Rc8+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2741) – Giri, Anish (2762) [D45]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.2), 2017-11-18
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8. b3 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Bb2 Qe7 11. Rad1 Rad8 12. Rfe1 Rfe8 13. e4 Nxe4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15. Qxe4 Bb4 16. Rf1 Bd6 17. Ne5 f5 18. Qf3 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Bc5 20. Bc3 a5 21. Qf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) [E63]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.3), 2017-11-18
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. g3 a6 6. Bg2 Nf6 7. O-O O-O 8. e3 Rb8 9. Qe2 b5 10. Rd1 e6 11. b3 bxc4 12. Qxc4 Nb4 13. a3 Nbd5 14. Ne2 Bd7 15. Qc2 Bb5 16. Re1 c5 17. Bd2 Rc8 18. Qb1 Bxe2 19. Rxe2 cxd4 20. Nxd4 Nd7 21. Bxd5 exd5 22. Qd1 Qb6 23. Rc1 h5 24. Bc3 Bxd4 25. Qxd4 Qxd4 26. exd4 Nb8 27. Rec2 Rc6 28. Bb4 Rfc8 29. Rxc6 Rxc6 30. Rxc6 Nxc6 31. Bc3 Kf8 32. f3 f5 33. Kf2 Ke7 34. Ke3 Nd8 35. Kd3 Kd7 36. Bd2 Ne6 37. h4 Kc6 38. Be3 Nc7 39. a4 Ne6 40. Bd2 Kc7 41. Kc3 Kd7 42. Kd3 Kc7 43. Bc1 Kd7 44. Bg5 Ke8 45. Bd2 Kd7 46. Be3 Kd8 47. Kc3 Kc7 48. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2774) – Eljanov, Pavel (2707) [A07]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.4), 2017-11-18
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O e6 5. h3 Bh5 6. c4 Nf6 7. d3 Be7 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. Be3 Qxb3 10. axb3 a6 11. g4 Bg6 12. Nc3 Nbd7 13. Nd2 O-O 14. f4 h6 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 exd5 17. f5 Bh7 18. Bd4 Rfe8 19. e4 dxe4 20. dxe4 Rad8 21. Nc4 Nc5 22. Be3 Nxb3 23. Rad1 f6 24. Bb6 Bc5+ 25. Bxc5 Nxc5 26. Na5 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 g6 28. Rd4 Re7 29. b4 Na4 30. Rd8+ Kg7 31. Rb8 c5 32. Nxb7 cxb4 33. Na5 Re5 34. Rb7+ Kh8 35. Nc6 Rb5 36. Rxb5 axb5 37. Nxb4 gxf5 38. exf5 Bg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) – Svidler, Peter (2763) [B51]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.5), 2017-11-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. Qd3 Rc8 9. Nd2 Be6 10. Nf1 Be7 11. Ne3 Nf6 12. O-O Qc7 13. a4 Qc5 14. Rd1 O-O 15. Bd2 Bd8 16. Nf5 Bxf5 17. exf5 d5 18. Rac1 Bb6 19. Qe2 h6 20. a5 Ba7 21. Na4 Qc6 22. b3 Rfe8 23. Kh1 Qd7 24. g4 d4 25. Qf3 e4 26. Qg2 Qc6 27. g5 hxg5 28. Bxg5 e3 29. f3 Re5 30. Qh3 e2 31. Rg1 d3 32. Nb6 Bxb6 33. axb6 Rce8 34. Bh6 Ng4 35. Rxg4 e1=Q+ 36. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 37. Kg2 R8e2+ 38. Kg3 Rg1+ 39. Kh4 Qxh6#  0 – 1 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) [B85]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.6), 2017-11-18
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Qe1 O-O 11. Qg3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. a3 Bb7 14. Kh1 Bc6 15. Rae1 Rad8 16. Bd3 Qd7 17. Nd1 Nh5 18. Qg4 Nf6 19. Qg3 Nh5 20. Qg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) [B12]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.7), 2017-11-18
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Bg6 6. O-O Nd7 7. Nbd2 a6 8. Nb3 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Nxc5 Nxc5 11. Be3 Nd7 12. Nd4 Nxe5 13. f4 Nc6 14. c4 Nge7 15. cxd5 Qxd5 16. Nxc6 Qxd1 17. Raxd1 bxc6 18. Bc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2692) – Li, Chao b (2741) [C42]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.8), 2017-11-18
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d3 Nf6 6. d4 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O Re8 9. Bf4 Nbd7 10. c4 d5 11. Qb3 c5 12. cxd5 Nb6 13. Nc3 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nfxd5 15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. Nb5 Rd8 17. Be2 Qxb3 18. axb3 Nd5 19. Be5 Bd7 20. Rfd1 Bxb5 21. Bxb5 Nb4 22. Bc7 Rxd1+ 23. Rxd1 a6 24. Be2 Kf8 25. Bg4 g6 26. g3 h5 27. Bh3 Nc6 28. Rd7 Nb8 29. Rd5 Nc6 30. Rd7 Nb8 31. Rd5 Nc6 32. Bb6 Ke8 33. Rd7 Rb8 34. f4 h4 35. Kf2 hxg3+ 36. Kxg3 Bd8 37. Bc5 Be7 38. Bxe7 Nxe7 39. Kh4 f6 40. Be6 a5 41. Kg4 Kf8 42. h4 b5 43. h5 gxh5+ 44. Kxh5 a4 45. b4 Ke8 46. f5 Nc6 47. Rh7 Rd8 48. Kg6 Rd2 49. Kxf6 Kd8 50. Rb7 Nxb4 51. Rxb5 Rxb2 52. Ra5 Nc6 53. Rxa4 Rb4 54. Ra3 Kc7 55. Kf7 Ne5+ 56. Ke7 Nc6+ 57. Kf7 Ne5+ 58. Kg7 Rg4+ 59. Kf8 Rf4 60. Ke7 Nc6+ 61. Kf7 Rf2 62. Ra1 Rf4 63. Ra2 Kd6 64. Ra6 Kc7 65. f6 Ne5+ 66. Kg7 Rf1 67. Bh3 Rf3 68. Be6 Rf1 69. Ra7+ Kd6 70. Bh3 Rg1+ 71. Kf8 Rg3 72. Bc8 Rc3 73. Ra6+ Kc7 74. Re6 Re3 75. f7 Kxc8 76. Ke8 Nxf7 77. Rxe3 Nd6+ 78. Ke7 Nf5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) – Gelfand, Boris (2719) [B35]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (3.9), 2017-11-18
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. Nd5 Nxd5 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. exd5 a5 15. a3 Qb6 16. O-O-O Rfc8 17. g4 h5 18. h3 Rab8 19. Rhe1 a4 20. Ba2 b4 21. Qxb4 Qxb4 22. axb4 Rxb4 23. Rxe7 Rc7 24. c4 Kf6 25. Rde1 Rcb7 26. R1e4 h4 27. f4 Kg7 28. Re2 Kf8 29. R7e3 Rb8 30. Re4 Kg7 31. Re7 R8b7 32. R7e3 Rb8 33. Ra3 Kf6 34. Rc3 Kg7 35. Rf3 Kf6 36. Rd3 Kg7 37. Rd1 Kf6 38. Rdd2 Kg7 39. Re7 R8b7 40. Re3 Rb8 41. Ree2 Kf6 42. Rc2 R8b7 43. Kd1 Rb8 44. Ke1 R4b6 45. Kf2 Rb4 46. Kf3 Kg7 47. Ke4 f5+ 48. Kd3 fxg4 49. Re7+ Kh6 50. Rxd7 gxh3 51. Rxd6 Rxb2 52. Re6 h2 53. Re1 Rxc2 54. Kxc2 Re8 55. Rh1 Re2+ 56. Kc3 Rxa2 57. c5 Ra3+ 58. Kb4 Rf3 59. c6 Rxf4+ 60. Kb5 Rd4 61. c7 Rxd5+ 62. Kb4 Rd4+ 63. Kc3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 18, 2017 in Chess news

Giri, Anish (2762) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B96]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.1), 2017-11-17
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. a3 Be7 10. Bf2 Qc7 11. Qf3 Nbd7 12. O-O-O b5 13. g4 Bb7 14. h4 Nc5 15. Bd3 h5 16. g5 Ng4 17. Rhg1 g6 18. Rxg4 hxg4 19. Qxg4 e5 20. Nf3 Rc8 21. fxe5 dxe5 22. Kb1 Rd8 23. Nd5 Bxd5 24. exd5 Nxd3 25. Rxd3 O-O 26. h5 Qc4 27. Qh3 Qc8 28. Qxc8 Rxc8 29. Nxe5 Bxg5 30. d6 Bf4 31. d7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2801) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) [D37]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.2), 2017-11-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. Rd1 Qa5 10. a3 Re8 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Qb1 Bf5 14. Bd3 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Ne4 16. Nxd5 Nxg5 17. b4 Qa6 18. bxc5 Rad8 19. Nb4 Qa4 20. Qb1 a5 21. Nd5 Nc2+ 22. Ke2 Ne4 23. Nxe4 Qxc4+ 24. Kf3 Rxd5 25. g4 f5 26. gxf5 Rf8 27. Qxb7 Rxf5+ 28. Kg3 Rxd1 29. Rxd1 Nd4 30. exd4 Rf7 31. Qb1 Rf4 32. f3 Qe6 33. Ng5 Qh6 34. Qb8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) [A07]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.3), 2017-11-17
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. d3 Nbd7 7. Qe1 e5 8. e4 Bd6 9. Nh4 O-O 10. Nf5 Bc7 11. Nc3 Nb6 12. a4 a5 13. f4 dxe4 14. dxe4 exf4 15. gxf4 Bg6 16. Ng3 Re8 17. e5 Nbd5 18. Qd1 Nxc3 19. Qxd8 Ne2+ 20. Nxe2 Raxd8 21. Ng3 Nh5 22. Nxh5 Bxh5 23. Ra3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) – Ding, Liren (2774) [E32]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.4), 2017-11-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Nf3 dxc4 8. Qxc4 b6 9. Bg5 Ba6 10. Qa4 Qd7 11. Qxd7 Nbxd7 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. e3 Bb7 14. Be2 c5 15. O-O Rfc8 16. Rac1 Kf8 17. Rfd1 Ke7 18. Kf1 a6 19. Rd2 Be4 20. Rc3 b5 21. dxc5 Nxc5 22. Nd4 Na4 23. Rxc8 Rxc8 24. f3 Rc1+ 25. Kf2 Bg6 26. e4 e5 27. Nb3 Rb1 28. g4 h5 29. h3 h4 30. Na5 Nxb2 31. Nc6+ Kf8 32. Nb4 a5 33. Nc6 b4 34. axb4 axb4 35. Rd8+ Kg7 36. Rb8 Nd1+ 37. Bxd1 Rxd1 38. Nxb4 Rd2+ 39. Kg1 Kh6 40. Nd5 f5 41. gxf5 Bxf5 42. Rh8+ Kg5 43. Rg8+ Kh6 44. Rh8+ Kg5 45. Rg8+ Kh6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2763) – Eljanov, Pavel (2707) [C53]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.5), 2017-11-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. h3 a5 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Bb5 Qb8 11. Nf1 Qa7 12. Re2 a4 13. d4 exd4 14. Bxc6 d3 15. Qxd3 bxc6 16. Ng3 Qa6 17. Qd1 Bc4 18. Re1 Qb6 19. Nd4 Rfe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) – Radjabov, Teimour (2741) [E73]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.6), 2017-11-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. g4 Na6 9. h4 Nc5 10. f3 h5 11. g5 Nh7 12. Kd2 Bd7 13. Nh3 c6 14. Nf2 cxd5 15. exd5 f5 16. gxf6 Nxf6 17. Bxc5 dxc5 18. Kc2 a4 19. Qd2 a3 20. b3 e4 21. fxe4 Ng4 22. Nxg4 hxg4 23. h5 Rf2 24. h6 Be5 25. Raf1 g3 26. Rxf2 gxf2 27. Nd1 Qf6 28. Rf1 Bd4 29. Nxf2 Bxf2 30. e5 Qxe5 31. Rxf2 Bf5+ 32. Kd1 Qa1+ 33. Qc1 Qxa2 34. Rxf5 Qxb3+ 35. Kd2 Qa2+ 36. Ke1 Qb2 37. Qf4 Qb1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) – Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) [C53]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.7), 2017-11-17
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 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. b4 d5 14. Ng3 dxe4 15. dxe4 Qxd1 16. Rxd1 Rd6 17. Ba3 b5 18. Re1 Re8 19. c4 Rd3 20. axb5 axb5 21. c5 Ra8 22. Bb2 Nxb4 23. Rec1 Rb3 24. Bxe5 Nd3 25. Rd1 Nxe5 26. Nxe5 Rxg3 27. fxg3 Bxc5+ 28. Kh2 Rxa1 29. Rxa1 Nxe4 30. Rb1 b4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Li, Chao b (2741) – Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) [D35]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.8), 2017-11-17
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Qc2 Nh5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. O-O-O Nb6 11. h3 g6 12. Nf3 Ng7 13. g4 Be6 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. Na4 Ne8 16. Rc1 Nd6 17. Nc5 Kb8 18. Ne5 Bc8 19. Rhe1 f6 20. Nf3 Rhe8 21. Rg1 g5 22. Nd2 Rh8 23. Rce1 h5 24. f4 hxg4 25. hxg4 Rh3 26. fxg5 Rxe3 27. Nf3 fxg5 28. Ne5 Rxe1+ 29. Rxe1 Ka8 30. Qc1 Qg7 31. b3 Ne4 32. Rf1 Rf8 33. Rxf8 Qxf8 34. Nxe4 dxe4 35. Bxe4 Qb4 36. Qe3 a5 37. Kc2 Qa3 38. Kb1 Qb4 39. Kc2 Qa3 40. Kb1 Qb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2719) – Rapport, Richard (2692) [A40]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.9), 2017-11-17
1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. e4 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. Ne2 dxe4 8. Bxe4 Bb7 9. Nbc3 Nf6 10. Bf3 O-O 11. O-O Qc8 12. Rad1 Ne7 13. Bxb7 Qxb7 14. Ng3 Rad8 15. Qe3 Rfe8 16. f3 Qa6 17. b3 Qa5 18. Rd3 a6 19. Nge4 Nd7 20. a4 Nf5 21. Qd2 Qb4 22. Rb1 Nf8 23. d5 exd5 24. Nxd5 Qxd2 25. Rxd2 c6 26. Ndc3 Rxd2 27. Nxd2 Re3 28. Nde4 Ne6 29. Rd1 h5 30. b4 h4 31. h3 Ng3 32. Kf2 Nxe4+ 33. Kxe3 Nxc3 34. Rd6 Nxa4 35. Rxc6 Kf8 36. c5 bxc5 37. Rxa6 Nc3 38. Ra8+ Ke7 39. bxc5 Nd5+ 40. Ke4 Nf6+ 41. Ke5 Nxc5 42. Kf5 Ne6 43. Ra7+ Kf8 44. Ra8+ Ne8 45. Kg4 g5 46. g3 hxg3 47. Kxg3 f6 48. h4 Kf7 49. hxg5 Nxg5 50. f4 Ne4+ 51. Kg4 Ng7 52. f5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on November 17, 2017 in Chess news

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2721) – Aronian, Levon (2801) [C84]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.1), 2017-11-16
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 Re8 9. Nbd2 Bf8 10. Nf1 b5 11. Bb3 h6 12. Ng3 Ne7 13. d4 Ng6 14. a4 Rb8 15. axb5 axb5 16. Ra7 Bd7 17. h3 b4 18. Be3 bxc3 19. bxc3 Qc8 20. Qc2 c6 21. Qa2 Be6 22. Bxe6 Qxe6 23. Qxe6 Rxe6 24. Rc7 exd4 25. Nxd4 Re7 26. Rxc6 Nxe4 27. Nxe4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Gelfand, Boris (2719) [B35]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.2), 2017-11-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d5 9. exd5 Na5 10. O-O Nxb3 11. Nxb3 b6 12. d6 e6 13. Qf3 Rb8 14. Rfd1 Bb7 15. Qh3 Rc8 16. Bd4 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Rac1 b5 20. Qg3 Qf6 21. Nd4 b4 22. c4 bxc3 23. Rxc3 Rxc3 24. bxc3 Rd8 25. h4 e5 26. Nf5+ Qxf5 27. Rxd5 Qe4 28. c4 f6 29. Qc3 Qb1+ 30. Kh2 Qxa2 31. Rd2 Qa4 32. g3 Qc6 33. c5 Rd7 34. Qc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2707) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2780) [A07]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.3), 2017-11-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. a4 a5 7. c4 dxc4 8. Qc2 Nb6 9. e4 Bg4 10. Be3 Nfd7 11. Na3 O-O 12. Nxc4 Nxc4 13. Qxc4 c6 14. Qb3 Qb6 15. Qxb6 Nxb6 16. Rfc1 Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Rfd8 18. d5 Nd7 19. Rd1 cxd5 20. exd5 Be5 21. Rac1 Bd6 22. Rc3 b6 23. Be2 Nc5 24. Bb5 Be5 25. Rc2 Rac8 26. f4 Bg7 27. Kf1 Rd6 28. Ke2 Bf8 29. b3 Rcd8 30. Bc4 e6 31. Bxc5 bxc5 32. Rcd2 exd5 33. Rxd5 Rxd5 34. Rxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ding, Liren (2774) – Vallejo Pons, Francisco (2705) [A07]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.4), 2017-11-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nd7 3. d4 b5 4. e4 dxe4 5. Ng5 Bb7 6. Bg2 Ngf6 7. Nc3 e6 8. O-O a6 9. Ncxe4 Bd5 10. Re1 h6 11. Nxf6+ Nxf6 12. Ne4 Be7 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. Bxd5 Qxd5 15. c3 Rd8 16. Bf4 c5 17. dxc5 Qxc5 18. Qf3 Qd5 19. Qxd5 Rxd5 20. a4 O-O  ½ – ½ (view game)

Tomashevsky, Evgeny (2702) – Svidler, Peter (2763) [E60]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.5), 2017-11-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c5 4. d5 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bg2 d6 7. Nf3 e6 8. O-O exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. Bf4 Bf5 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Nd2 Bc8 14. Nc4 Bxc3 15. bxc3 b5 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. Re1 a5 18. Qc2 b4 19. a3 Ba6 20. axb4 cxb4 21. cxb4 axb4 22. Qb2 Qb6 23. Ne4 Bc4 24. Rab1 b3 25. Nd2 Rxe2 26. Rxe2 Bxe2 27. Qxb3 Qd4 28. Qb2 Qxb2 29. Rxb2 Nf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2762) – Rapport, Richard (2692) [A40]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.6), 2017-11-16
1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. a3 Bb7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. Nc3 Ne7 7. h3 Nf5 8. d5 Bd6 9. Qd2 exd5 10. cxd5 O-O 11. O-O-O Re8 12. e3 Bxf4 13. exf4 Ne7 14. Bc4 b5 15. Bb3 a5 16. Nxb5 a4 17. Bc2 Nexd5 18. Rhe1 d6 19. Nfd4 Rxe1 20. Rxe1 Nb6 21. Nf5 Qd7 22. Nc3 Re8 23. g4 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 g6 25. Ng3 Nfd5 26. f5 Nxc3 27. Qxc3 Qd8 28. Kb1 Bg2 29. f4 d5 30. fxg6 hxg6 31. f5 d4 32. Qd2 d3 33. Qxg2 Qd4 34. Bd1 Nc4 35. fxg6 fxg6 36. Qb7 Nd2+ 37. Ka2 Qc4+ 38. b3 Qc1 39. Qd5+ Kg7 40. Qd7+ Kf8 41. Qd8+ Kg7 42. Qd7+ Kf8 43. Qxd3 Qxd1 44. bxa4 c5 45. Ne4 Nxe4 46. Qxd1 Nc3+ 47. Kb3 Nxd1 48. a5 Ne3 49. a6 c4+ 50. Kc3 Nd5+ 51. Kxc4 Nc7 52. a7 g5 53. Kc5 Ke7 54. Kc6 Na8 55. Kd5 Kf6 56. Kd6 Kf7 57. Ke5 Kg6 58. Ke6 Nb6 59. a4 Na8 60. a5 Kg7 61. Kf5 Kh6 62. Kf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2683) – Li, Chao b (2741) [D85]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.7), 2017-11-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Qa4+ Nd7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Be2 Nb6 10. Qb4 Qd6 11. O-O Bg4 12. Qb3 c6 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. Ba3 Nc8 15. Rac1 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Rd8 17. e5 e6 18. c4 Rb8 19. Be4 c5 20. Bxc5 f6 21. Bb4 fxe5 22. d5 b6 23. dxe6 Ne7 24. Rd7 Rxd7 25. exd7 Qxd7 26. c5+ Kh8 27. c6 Rc8 28. Qf7 Qd4 29. Bxe7  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2741) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2651) [A45]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.8), 2017-11-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 a6 6. h3 Nc6 7. Nf3 Bf5 8. Ne5 Qb6 9. Nxc6 Qxc6 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 e6 12. O-O  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hammer, Jon Ludvig (2629) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2738) [D38]
Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (1.9), 2017-11-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 O-O 8. e3 Bf5 9. Qb3 Bxc3+ 10. Qxc3 Nbd7 11. Nd2 Rc8 12. b4 Re8 13. Be2 Ne4 14. Nxe4 Qxh4 15. Ng3 Bg4 16. f3 Bf5 17. O-O Qg5 18. e4 dxe4 19. Nxf5 Qxf5 20. fxe4 Qxe4 21. Bf3 Qe3+ 22. Qxe3 Rxe3 23. Bxb7 Rb8 24. Bc6 Nf6 25. b5 Rd8 26. Rad1 Nd5 27. Rde1 Rxe1 28. Rxe1 Kf8 29. Rc1 Nf4 30. Bf3 Rxd4 31. Rxc7 Ra4 32. Rc8+ Ke7 33. Ra8 Ra5 34. a4 Nd3 35. Bd1 Nc5 36. Rc8 Nxa4 37. Rc7+ Kd6 38. Rxf7 Nc3 39. Bf3 g5 40. h4 gxh4 41. b6 axb6 42. Rf6+ Ke5 43. Rxb6 h3 44. Rxh6 Ra1+ 45. Kh2 hxg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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