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January 27, 2018

Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 12

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 27, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 8.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 8.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 8
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 7.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 7.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 7
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 7
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 5.5
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 5
10 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4.5
11 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 4.5
12 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 3.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 2.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [B48]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2018-01-27
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 Bb4 9. Bd3 Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 d5 13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 16. Nc5 Nxc5 17. Bxc5 Bd7 18. O-O-O O-O-O 19. Bxc4 dxc4 20. Bb6 Rde8 21. Rd4 Re6 22. Rxc4+ Rc6 23. Rxc6+ Bxc6 24. Rd1 Bxg2 25. Rg1 Be4 26. Rxg7 Bg6 27. a4 Rf8 28. Kb2 Kd7 29. f5 Bxf5 30. Bc5 Rc8 31. Rxf7+ Ke6 32. Re7+ Kf6 33. Bb4 a5 34. Ba3 Rc4 35. Rxb7 Rxa4 36. Ra7 Re4 37. Rxa5 Re2 38. Bd6 Bxc2 39. c4 Ke6 40. Ra6 Bf5+ 41. Kc3 Be4 42. Kd4 Kf5 43. Ra5+ Kg4 44. c5 Bf3 45. Ra7 h6 46. Rh7 Re4+ 47. Kd3 Re6 48. Kc4 Bc6 49. Rc7 Bh1 50. Kb5 h5 51. Rg7+ Kh4 52. Rg1 Ba8 53. Kb6 Re2 54. Kc7 Bd5 55. Rg3 Bh1 56. Rc3 Kg4 57. c6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [A10]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2018-01-27
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. e4 e6 6. Bd3 exd5 7. cxd5 Bg4 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 c4 12. Bxc4 Nxe4 13. Re1 Re8 14. Qc2 Nf6 15. Rxe8+ Nxe8 16. Bg5 Nf6 17. Nd4 Qb6 18. Be3 Ng4 19. Qe4 Nf6 20. Qe7 Nbd7 21. Nb5 Bf8 22. Bxb6 Bxe7 23. Bxa7 Ne5 24. b3 Nxc4 25. bxc4 Rc8 26. Re1 Bf8 27. Bd4 Nd7 28. Rc1 Ra8 29. Rc2 Ra6 30. Re2 Ra4 31. Re8 Rxc4 32. Rd8 Ne5 33. f4 Nd3 34. Bf6 Re4 35. Nxd6 Re1+ 36. Kh2 Nf2 37. Bg5 h5 38. Bh6 h4 39. g4 Kh7 40. Rxf8 Nd3 41. Rxf7+ Kh8 42. Rf8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2018-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. c4 Nc6 6. Nc3 Nxc3 7. dxc3 g6 8. Bg5 Be7 9. Bh6 Bf8 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Bh6 Bf8 12. Bg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – So, Wesley (2792) [C80]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2018-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. c3 O-O 11. Bc2 f5 12. Nb3 Qd7 13. Nfd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 c5 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. f3 Ng5 17. a4 Rad8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Bxg5 Bxg5 20. f4 Be7 21. Kh1 d4 22. cxd4 c4 23. b3 Bc5 24. bxc4 Rxd4 25. Qf3 bxc4 26. Rfd1 g6 27. Rxd4 Bxd4 28. Rd1 Rd8 29. Qb7 Bb6 30. Rxd8+ Bxd8 31. Ba4 Qb6 32. Qxb6 Bxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [B13]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2018-01-27
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Ne5 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. Nxd7 Qxd7 8. c3 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Re1 a6 12. Bd3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nf3 Nfg4 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bc2 Rfe8 17. Bf4 Bc7 18. g3 Rad8 19. Bxh7+ Kxh7 20. Bxe5 Bxe5 21. Qh5+ Kg8 22. Rxe5 Rxe5 23. Qxe5 Re8 24. Qd4 Qb5 25. b3 Re2 26. h4 b6 27. Rd1 Rxa2 28. Re1 Qc6 29. Re5 Qf6 30. Qe3 Ra1+ 31. Kg2 Ra5 32. h5 d4 33. cxd4 Rxe5 34. Qxe5 Qd8 35. d5 a5 36. d6 Qd7 37. Qe7 Qc6+ 38. Kg1 Qc1+ 39. Kh2 Qc5 40. Qe8+ Kh7 41. Qe4+ g6 42. hxg6+ Kg7 43. Qd3 Qxf2+ 44. Kh1 Qf6 45. d7 Qd8 46. Qc3+ Kxg6 47. Qc6+ Kh5 48. Qf3+ Kh6 49. Qxf7 Qh8 50. Kg2 Qa8+ 51. Kh2 Qh8 52. Qe8  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [A07]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2018-01-27
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. d4 e6 7. c4 Nbd7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Ne5 Ne4 10. Nd2 Nxd2 11. Bxd2 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Bc5 13. Kh2 O-O 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. g4 Bg6 16. f4 f5 17. Qb3 Rad8 18. gxf5 Bxf5 19. Rxc5 Qxc5 20. e4 Bg6 21. Bb4 Qc4 22. f5 Bh5 23. Bxf8 Qxb3 24. axb3 Kxf8 25. exd5 cxd5 26. Kg3 d4 27. Bf3 Bxf3 28. Kxf3 d3 29. Rd1 d2 30. Ke3 Rd5 31. Ke4 Rd8 32. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2680) – Wei, Yi (2743) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2018-01-27
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 Bf6 10. Kb1 Qd7 11. Bg5 Bxg5 12. Nxg5 O-O-O 13. Nxe6 Qxe6 14. Bb5 Qf5 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Rhe1 Rhe8 17. f3 c5 18. b3 Kb7 19. Re2 Re6 20. Rxe6 fxe6 21. Re1 e5 22. Qd5+ c6 23. Qd2 Kc7 24. Re4 Qd7 25. f4 exf4 26. Qe2 Qf5 27. Ra4 Kb8 28. Qa6 Qd7 29. Rxf4 Re8 30. Kb2 h6 31. Qd3 Kb7 32. h4 Re6 33. Rf8 Re7 34. g4 d5 35. g5 hxg5 36. hxg5 Rf7 37. Rg8 Re7 38. Rf8 Rf7 39. Rh8 Qd6 40. Qh3 d4 41. Re8 Rf2 42. Qd3 Rg2 43. cxd4 Qxd4+ 44. Qxd4 cxd4 45. Re7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 11

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 27, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 7.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 7.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 7.5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 7
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 6.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 6.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 6.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 5
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 4.5
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 4.5
11 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4.5
12 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 3.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 2

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [E34]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.1), 2018-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 cxd4 9. Bxd4 Nc6 10. Bc3 O-O 11. Nf3 Rd8 12. Be2 Qe4 13. Rc1 Qxc2 14. Rxc2 Nd5 15. Ne5 Bd7 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. Bd2 Ne7 18. f3 Rac8 19. e4 f6 20. Be3 a6 21. Kf2 Bb5 22. Rhc1 Rxc2 23. Rxc2 Bxe2 24. Kxe2 Nc6 25. b4 Rc8 26. Rc5 b5 27. f4 Kf7 28. a3 Ne7 29. Rxc8 Nxc8 30. Bc5 Ne7 31. Bxe7 Kxe7 32. Kf3 Kd6 33. Ke3 e5 34. f5 Ke7 35. g4 Kf7 36. h4 Kg8 37. Kf3 h6 38. h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Giri, Anish (2752) [D02]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.2), 2018-01-26
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. Nbd2 Bd6 6. Ne5 h6 7. g4 Bh7 8. h4 Ne4 9. Nxe4 Bxe4 10. f3 Bh7 11. Bd3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Nd7 13. O-O-O Bxe5 14. dxe5 Qe7 15. e4 dxe4 16. Qxe4 O-O-O 17. g5 hxg5 18. Bxg5 f6 19. exf6 Nxf6 20. Qe5 Qf7 21. Rhe1 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 b6 23. b3 Kb8 24. Kb2 Nh7 25. Bf4 Nf6 26. Bg5 Nh7 27. Bf4 Nf6 28. Qd4 Kb7 29. Be5 Rh5 30. Rg1 Rf5 31. f4 g6 32. Rd1 Qe7 33. Qc3 Nd5 34. Qf3 Kb8 35. Qe4 Qxh4 36. Rd2 Qe7 37. Rh2 Rf8 38. Rh6 Rg8 39. Rxg6 Rxg6 40. Qxg6 Qd7 41. Qd3 Kc8 42. a4 Nb4 43. Qe4 Nc6 44. Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2753) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [A14]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.3), 2018-01-26
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. Bb2 Nxc3 10. dxc3 Qc7 11. Qc2 b6 12. Bc1 Bb7 13. Bf4 Qc8 14. Rad1 Rd8 15. h4 h6 16. Rxd8+ Nxd8 17. Rd1 f5 18. Qd2 Nf7 19. Qd7 Bf6 20. Ne5 Nxe5 21. Bxe5 Bxe5 22. Bxb7 Qxd7 23. Rxd7 Re8 24. Bc6 a5 25. Bb5 Kf8 26. f4 Bf6 27. Rd6 Re7 28. h5 Bxc3 29. Rxb6 c4 30. Rb8+ Kf7 31. Bxc4 Rd7 32. Kg2 Ke7 33. Kf3 Rd1 34. Rb7+ Rd7 35. Rb5 Rd1 36. a3 Rf1+ 37. Kg2 Rd1 38. e3 Rd6 39. Kf3 Rc6 40. g4 fxg4+ 41. Kxg4 a4 42. Rb7+ Kd8 43. e4 Bb2 44. Bb5 Rc7 45. Rxc7 Kxc7 46. bxa4 Bc3 47. e5 Kd8 48. Kf3 Bd2 49. Ke4 Ke7 50. f5 exf5+ 51. Kxf5 Bc1 52. a5 Bxa3 53. a6 Bc5 54. Ke4 Ke6 55. Bc4+ Kd7 56. Kd5 Bf2 57. e6+ Kc7 58. Bb5 Bh4 59. a7  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [D35]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.4), 2018-01-26
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. Be3 Bb7 12. Qe2 cxd4 13. cxd4 Rc8 14. Rfd1 Qc7 15. d5 Ne5 16. Bb5 exd5 17. exd5 Nxf3+ 18. Qxf3 Bc5 19. Rbc1 Qe7 20. Bf4 Bd6 21. Bc6 Bxf4 22. Qxf4 Bxc6 23. dxc6 Qc7 24. Rd6 Rcd8 25. Rcd1 h6 26. g3 Rxd6 27. Rxd6 Rc8 28. Qe5 b5 29. Qd5 Kh7 30. Qe4+ Kg8 31. Rd7 Qa5 32. c7 Rf8 33. Qe7  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) – Wei, Yi (2743) [A37]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.5), 2018-01-26
1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 e5 6. d3 Nge7 7. Nd2 d6 8. Nf1 a6 9. Bg5 Rb8 10. a4 Be6 11. Bxe7 Nxe7 12. Ne3 h5 13. h4 O-O 14. Ned5 Nc6 15. e3 a5 16. O-O Nb4 17. Qd2 Qd7 18. Nxb4 cxb4 19. Ne4 Kh8 20. Ng5 Rbe8 21. Nxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Matlakov, Maxim (2718) – Svidler, Peter (2768) [A33]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.6), 2018-01-26
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. a3 Bc5 7. Nb3 Bb6 8. c5 Bc7 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 b6 11. O-O Be5 12. a4 bxc5 13. Nxc5 d5 14. e4 Rb8 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 exd5 17. Qxd5 Qxd5 18. Bxd5 Nd4 19. Be3 Bh3 20. Bg2 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 Nc2 22. Nd7 Nxe3+ 23. fxe3 Rxb2+ 24. Kf3 Re8 25. Nxe5 Rxe5 26. Rab1 Rxb1 27. Rxb1 f6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Jones, Gawain C B (2640) [E60]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.7), 2018-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 c5 6. dxc5 Qa5 7. Qa4 Qxc5 8. Be3 Qc7 9. c5 Nc6 10. Rd1 b6 11. cxb6 Qb8 12. bxa7 Qxb2 13. Nb5 Bb7 14. Qb3 Qxb3 15. axb3 Nxa7 16. Bxb7 Rab8 17. Nxa7 Rxb7 18. f3 Rxb3 19. Bf2 Ra8 20. Nh3 Rb7 21. O-O Rbxa7 22. Bxa7 Rxa7 23. Ra1 Rxa1 24. Rxa1 d5 25. Ra7 Bf8 26. Kg2 Ne8 27. Ra8 Nd6 28. Ng5 h6 29. Nh7 Kxh7 30. Rxf8 Kg7 31. Rd8 Nc4 32. g4 e6 33. h4 Kf6 34. Rh8 Kg7 35. Rc8 Nd6 36. Rc6 Nb5 37. e3 g5 38. h5 Na3 39. Kg3 Nc4 40. e4 Ne5 41. exd5 exd5 42. Rd6 Nd3 43. Rxd5 Nf4 44. Rf5 Ne6 45. Kf2 Nd4 46. Rd5 Ne6 47. Ke3 Nf4 48. Ra5 Ng2+ 49. Ke4 Kf6 50. Rb5 Kg7 51. Ke5 Ne1 52. Rb3 Ng2 53. Kd6 Nf4 54. Rb5 Kf8 55. Rf5 Ng2 56. Kd7 Ne3 57. Rc5 f5 58. Ke6 fxg4 59. Kf6 Kg8 60. Kg6 Kf8 61. Re5 Nc4 62. Rf5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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