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July 22, 2018

Biel Chess Festival 2018 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 22, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2842 1
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2801 1
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2779 1.5
4 Svidler, Peter RUS 2753 1.5
5 Navara, David CZE 2741 0
6 Georgiadis, Nico SUI 2526 0

Carlsen, Magnus (2842) – Navara, David (2741) [D30]
51st Biel GM 2018 Biel SUI (1.1), 2018-07-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. dxc5 Nd7 11. O-O Nxc5 12. Nb5 a6 13. Nbd4 b5 14. Be2 e5 15. Nc2 Rd8 16. Nxb4 Rxd1 17. Rfxd1 a5 18. Nd5 Qd6 19. Nxe5 Bb7 20. Bf3 Rc8 21. Ng4 Qf8 22. h4 Nd7 23. Rxc8 Bxc8 24. a3 h5 25. Nh2 g6 26. Be2 Ne5 27. Bxb5 Bb7 28. Nc3 Qe7 29. Rd4 Qe6 30. Nf1 Qb3 31. Rd2 Nc4 32. Rd7 Nxb2 33. Rxb7 Qxc3 34. Be8 Kf8 35. Bxf7 Qc6 36. Rxb2 Kxf7 37. Rd2 Qa4 38. Rd3 Qxh4 39. Rd7+ Kg8 40. Rd4 Qe7 41. a4 Qa3 42. g3 Qa1 43. Kg2 g5 44. Nd2 g4 45. Ne4 Qc1 46. Nf6+ Kf7 47. Nxh5 Qc6+ 48. Kg1 Qc1+ 49. Kh2 Kg6 50. Nf4+ Kf6 51. Ng2 Kg5 52. Rf4 Qd1 53. Nh4 Qc2 54. Nf5 Qd3 55. e4 Qd7 56. e5 Qh7+ 57. Kg1 Qg6 58. Nd6 Qe6 59. Rf5+ Qxf5 60. Nxf5 Kxf5 61. f4 gxf3 62. Kf2 Kxe5 63. Kxf3 Kf5 64. Ke3  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2801) – Georgiadis, Nico (2526) [A15]
51st Biel GM 2018 Biel SUI (1.2), 2018-07-22
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 a6 5. b3 c5 6. Bb2 Nc6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Rc1 Bg4 9. h3 Bh5 10. Na4 Nd7 11. Be2 b5 12. Nc3 Nf6 13. O-O Be7 14. a4 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Rb8 16. axb5 axb5 17. Ne2 Qd6 18. Nf4 Nb4 19. Ba3 Na6 20. d4 b4 21. Bb2 O-O 22. Bxd5 Nxd5 23. dxc5 Nxc5 24. Nxd5 Rfd8 25. Qg4 Bf8 26. Nf6+ Kh8 27. Qf5 g6 28. Ne4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2779) – Svidler, Peter (2753) [C84]
51st Biel GM 2018 Biel SUI (1.3), 2018-07-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 Na5 9. Ba2 c5 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Nh4 O-O 12. Nf5 Nc6 13. Nd5 Bxf5 14. exf5 Rc8 15. a4 b4 16. Be3 Nxd5 17. Bxd5 Bf6 18. c4 bxc3 19. bxc3 Ne7 20. Bb7 Rb8 21. Bxa6 Nxf5 22. Bd2 d5 23. Rb1 Nd6 24. Rxb8 Qxb8 25. Qb1 Qa7 26. Bb5 Rb8 27. c4 Nxb5 28. axb5 Qa4 29. Rc1 e4 30. Bf4 Rb7 31. dxe4 dxc4 32. e5 Be7 33. e6 fxe6 34. Qe4 Qxb5 35. Qxe6+ Kf8 36. Qf5+ Kg8 37. Qe6+ Kf8 38. Qf5+ Kg8 39. Qe6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Ian Nepomniachtchi wins the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting 2018

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 22, 2018 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2757 5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2782 4
3 Kovalev, Vladislav BLR 2655 4
4 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof POL 2737 4
5 Meier, Georg GER 2628 3.5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2792 3
7 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2733 3
8 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter GER 2672 1.5

Giri, Anish (2782) – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof (2737) [B08]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.1), 2018-07-22
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be3 O-O 6. Qd2 Nc6 7. d5 Nb8 8. Bh6 e5 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. Bxg7 Kxg7 11. O-O-O Nc6 12. h3 Re8 13. g4 a6 14. Bg2 Nd7 15. Ng5 Nb6 16. f4 Nc4 17. Qd3 b5 18. e5 Nb4 19. Qg3 d5 20. a3 a5 21. Qh4 h6 22. Nxe6+ fxe6 23. Qxd8 Rexd8 24. Rde1 d4 25. Nxb5 d3 26. axb4 d2+ 27. Kb1 dxe1=Q+ 28. Rxe1 Rab8 29. Nxc7 Rd2 30. Nxe6+ Kf7 31. Bf1 Rxb4 32. Kc1 Rf2 33. Nd4 Nxe5 34. fxe5 Rxd4 35. Bd3 g5 36. Re3 Rdf4 37. Be2 Ke7 38. Kb1 Rf8 39. Ka2 R2f4 40. Ka3 Rb8 41. b3 Rc8 42. Bc4 Rcxc4 43. bxc4 Rxc4 44. c3 a4 45. e6 Rf4 46. Kb2 Rf2+ 47. Ka3 Rf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2672) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2733) [D38]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.2), 2018-07-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qb3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. Qxc3 Nxc5 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Be3 Nce4 11. Qe5 Qxe5 12. Nxe5 Nd5 13. Bc1 Bd7 14. f3 Nc5 15. e4 Nb3 16. Rb1 Nb6 17. Be3 Rc8 18. Nxd7 Kxd7 19. Be2 Ke7 20. O-O Rhd8 21. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 22. Bxd1 Nc4 23. Bxb3 Nxe3 24. Kf2 Nc4 25. Rc1 Nb6 26. Rxc8 Nxc8 27. e5 f6 28. f4 fxe5 29. fxe5 Kd7 30. Ba4+ Kc7 31. Bb3 Kd7 32. Ba4+ Kc7 33. Bb3 Kd7 34. Ba4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kovalev, Vladislav (2655) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2792) [C44]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.3), 2018-07-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. Ng5 Nh6 6. Nxf7 Nxf7 7. Bxf7+ Kxf7 8. Qh5+ g6 9. Qxc5 d5 10. O-O dxe4 11. c3 Re8 12. cxd4 Nxd4 13. Nc3 b6 14. Qc4+ Be6 15. Qa4 c5 16. Nxe4 Bd5 17. f3 Bxe4 18. fxe4+ Kg7 19. Qc4 Kh8 20. b4 Rxe4 21. Bb2 Qg8 22. Rf7 Rf8 23. Rxf8 Qxf8 24. bxc5 bxc5 25. Rf1 Qe7 26. Qd5 Kg7 27. h3 g5 28. Bc3 a6 29. Kh1 Kh6 30. Rb1 Nb5 31. Bf6 Qxf6 32. Qxe4 Nc3 33. Qf3 Qxf3 34. Rb6+ Kh5 35. gxf3 Nxa2 36. Rc6 Nb4 37. Rxc5 Nd3 38. Ra5 Kh4 39. Kh2 Nf4 40. Rxa6 Kh5 41. Rd6 Ne2 42. Rd2 Nf4 43. Kg3 Ng6 44. Rd7 h6 45. Rf7 Ne5 46. Rf5 Ng6 47. Ra5 Nf4 48. h4 Ne2+ 49. Kf2 Nf4 50. hxg5 hxg5 51. Ke3 Ng2+ 52. Kf2 Nf4 53. Ra8 Kg6 54. Ke3 Ng2+ 55. Ke4 Nh4 56. Ra6+ Kf7 57. Ra2 Kf6 58. Ra1 Ke6 59. Rh1 Ng6 60. Rh6 Kf6 61. Rh7 Nh4 62. Ke3 Ng6 63. Ra7 Nh4 64. Ra6+ Kf5 65. Kf2 Ng6 66. Kg3 Ne5 67. Ra8 Ng6 68. Rg8 Ne5 69. Rf8+ Ke6 70. Kf2 Ng6 71. Rb8 Kf5 72. Rb5+ Kf6 73. Ra5 Ne5 74. Ke2 Ng6 75. Ra6+ Kf5 76. Ke3 Nh4 77. Ra5+ Kf6 78. Ke4 Kg6 79. Ra1 Kf6 80. Rg1 Nf5 81. Rg2 Nh4 82. Rh2 Ng6 83. Rh5 Nf4 84. Rh8 Ng6 85. Rb8 Nh4 86. Rg8 Ng6 87. Kd4 Kf5 88. Ke3 Kf6 89. Ke4 Kf7 90. Rb8 Nh4 91. Rc8 Kf6 92. Rc1 Ke6 93. Ke3 Kf5 94. Rc5+ Kf6 95. Rb5 Ng6 96. Ke4 Nh4 97. Rd5 Kg6 98. f4 gxf4 99. Kxf4 Kf7 100. Kg5 Nf3+ 101. Kf4 Nh4 102. Kg5 Nf3+ 103. Kg4 Ke6 104. Kxf3 Kxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2757) – Meier, Georg (2628) [C10]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.4), 2018-07-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Ne5 Bd6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 O-O 10. Bd3 c5 11. Qe2 Qa5+ 12. c3 cxd4 13. Nc4 Qc5 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Qg4+ Kh8 16. cxd4 Qb4+ 17. Kf1 Bc7 18. Qe4 f5 19. Qh4 Kg7 20. g4 f4 21. Rg1 Bd7 22. Qh5 Rh8 23. g5 hxg5 24. Qxg5+ Kf8 25. Qf6 Rxh2 26. Rg7 Be8 27. Bh7  1 – 0 (view game)

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Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting 2018 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 22, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2757 4
2 Kovalev, Vladislav BLR 2655 3.5
3 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof POL 2737 3.5
4 Meier, Georg GER 2628 3.5
5 Giri, Anish NED 2782 3.5
6 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2733 2.5
7 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2792 2.5
8 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter GER 2672 1

Meier, Georg (2628) – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2672) [E06]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (6.1), 2018-07-21
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. Nc3 dxc4 7. Ne5 Qd6 8. O-O Qa6 9. a4 Rd8 10. Nb5 Ne8 11. Qc2 Nc6 12. Qxc4 Nxd4 13. Be3 Nf5 14. Bc5 Bxc5 15. Qxc5 Qb6 16. Qxb6 axb6 17. Rfd1 Nfd6 18. Rac1 f6 19. Nc4 Bd7 20. Nxc7 Bxa4 21. Rxd6 Nxd6 22. Nxd6 Ra7 23. Nc4 Rd1+ 24. Rxd1 Bxd1 25. Nxe6 Ra1 26. Bd5 Bxe2+ 27. Kg2 Bxc4 28. Bxc4 Kf7 29. Nd4+ Ke7 30. Nf5+ Kf8 31. b3 Rd1 32. Ne3 Rd2 33. h4 g6 34. g4 Rb2 35. Nd1 Rd2 36. Nc3 Rd4 37. Kg3 Rd8 38. f3 Kg7 39. Kf4 Rd2 40. Ne4 Rd1 41. h5 b5 42. Be6 Rh1 43. Bd5 b6 44. hxg6 hxg6 45. Nc3 b4 46. Na2 g5+ 47. Ke3 Kf8 48. Nxb4 Ke7 49. Be4  1 – 0 (view game)

Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2733) – Kovalev, Vladislav (2655) [E06]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (6.2), 2018-07-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. Qd3 a6 8. Bf4 c5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. O-O b5 11. dxc5 Nxc5 12. Qd1 Bb7 13. Rc1 Rc8 14. Be5 Ng4 15. Bd4 Ne6 16. e3 Nf6 17. Ne2 Nxd4 18. Nfxd4 g6 19. Rxc8 Qxc8 20. Qb3 Qc4 21. Bh3 Qxb3 22. Nxb3 Bc8 23. Bg2 Be6 24. Nf4 g5 25. Nxe6 fxe6 26. Rc1 Rd8 27. Nd4 Kf7 28. Nc6 Rd6 29. Ne5+ Ke8 30. Bh3 h5 31. Bf1 Nd7 32. Rc8+ Bd8 33. Nd3 Nb6 34. Rc2 Ke7 35. b3 Nd7 36. Be2 h4 37. gxh4 gxh4 38. Nb4 Kf6 39. Rc8 Ne5 40. Nd3 Nxd3 41. Bxd3 e5 42. a4 bxa4 43. bxa4 a5 44. Bb5 e4 45. Rc6 Rxc6 46. Bxc6 Ke5 47. h3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2792) – Giri, Anish (2782) [D05]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (6.3), 2018-07-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. d4 c5 4. Nbd2 e6 5. b3 cxd4 6. exd4 Bb4 7. Bb2 Ne4 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. O-O Bc3 10. Bxc3 Nxc3 11. Qe1 Nb4 12. Nb1 Nxd3 13. Qxc3 Nf4 14. Qe3 Ng6 15. c4 dxc4 16. bxc4 O-O 17. Nc3 Bd7 18. Rfd1 Rc8 19. Nd2 Nh4 20. Qd3 Nf5 21. Rac1 Qc7 22. d5 Rfd8 23. h3 b6 24. Nf3 Qxc4 25. Qxc4 Rxc4 26. dxe6 fxe6 27. Rd3 e5 28. Nxe5 Rd4 29. Rf3 Nh4 30. Re3 Nf5 31. Ree1 Be8 32. Ne4 Ra4 33. Rc7 Rxa2 34. Kh2 h6 35. Ng4 Kf8 36. Rec1 Re2 37. f3 Nh4 38. Ngf2 Bg6 39. Rc8 Re8 40. Kg3 Nf5+ 41. Kh2 Nd4 42. R1c3 a5 43. R8c4 Rd8 44. Rc7 Ne6 45. R7c6 Nf4 46. Rc8 Re8 47. Rxe8+ Kxe8 48. Rc8+ Kd7 49. Rg8 Ne6 50. Kg3 Kc7 51. h4 Rc2 52. Ra8 Kb7 53. Rh8 Rc6 54. h5 Bxe4 55. Nxe4 a4 56. Re8 a3 57. Re7+ Ka6 58. Re8 Ka7 59. Nd2 a2 60. Nb3 Rc3 61. Na1 Rc1 62. Rxe6 Rxa1 63. Re2 b5 64. Kf4 Kb6  0 – 1 (view game)

Duda, Jan-Krzysztof (2737) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2757) [B51]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (6.4), 2018-07-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. Qd3 h6 9. Nd2 Rc8 10. Nc4 Be6 11. Ne3 Nf6 12. Bd2 Be7 13. a4 O-O 14. O-O Qd7 15. a5 Rfd8 16. Rfd1 Bf8 17. Be1 Rc6 18. Na4 Qe8 19. c4 Nd7 20. Qc2 Rb8 21. b3 Nc5 22. Nb6 Nd7 23. Nbd5 Qd8 24. Bc3 Qh4 25. f3 Qd8 26. g3 Ra8 27. Kh1 Qb8 28. Ra2 Rc8 29. Rda1 Rc6 30. Nb4 Rc5 31. f4 f6 32. f5 Bf7 33. Ned5 Qe8 34. g4 Be7 35. Bd2 Bd8 36. Be3 Rcc8 37. Nc3 Rab8 38. Ba7 Ra8 39. Be3 Rab8 40. Nbd5 Kh7 41. Kg2 Nc5 42. h4 b5 43. axb6 Bxb6 44. Nxb6 Rxb6 45. Bxc5 dxc5 46. Rxa6 Rcb8 47. Rxb6 Rxb6 48. Ra7 Rb8 49. Na4 Rd8 50. Nxc5 Rd4 51. Kf3 Qc6 52. Na4 Bxc4 53. bxc4 Rxc4 54. Qb1 Rxa4 55. Rxa4 Qxa4 56. Qd3 Qa1 57. Kg2 Qc1 58. h5 Qf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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