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August 20, 2018

Sinquefield Cup 2018 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on August 20, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2801 1.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2842 1.5
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2767 1.5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2779 1
5 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2822 1
6 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2766 1
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2768 1
8 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2777 1
9 So, Wesley USA 2780 0.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2773 0

Caruana, Fabiano (2822) – Aronian, Levon (2767) [D11]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (2.1), 2018-08-19
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qb3 e6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 b5 7. Qb3 Bb7 8. Bg2 a6 9. a4 c5 10. axb5 c4 11. Qd1 axb5 12. Rxa8 Bxa8 13. O-O Be7 14. b3 cxb3 15. Qxb3 b4 16. Bb2 Nbd7 17. Nbd2 O-O 18. Ra1 Qb8 19. Ne1 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Rc8 21. e4 h5 22. Nd3 h4 23. Rc1 Rxc1 24. Nxc1 Qb5 25. Qd3 Qxd3 26. Nxd3 hxg3 27. hxg3 Nb6 28. Kf3 Nfd7 29. Nb3 Nc4 30. Bc1 e5 31. dxe5 Ncxe5+ 32. Nxe5 Nxe5+ 33. Ke2 Kf8 34. f4 Ng4 35. Kf3 Nh2+ 36. Kg2 Ng4 37. Kf3 Nh2+ 38. Kg2 Ng4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2766) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2801) [C17]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (2.2), 2018-08-19
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 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 fxe5 16. Nf3 e4 17. Ne5 Kg8 18. Qxg6 Qe7 19. Ng4 Bd7 20. Nf6+ Kf8 21. Nh7+ Kg8 22. Nf6+ Kf8 23. Nh7+ Kg8 24. Nf6+ Kf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2842) – Karjakin, Sergey (2773) [A13]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (2.3), 2018-08-19
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. a3 Be7 7. d4 dxc4 8. Ne5 Nc6 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Nxc6 Qe8 11. Nxe7+ Qxe7 12. Qa4 c5 13. dxc5 Qxc5 14. Be3 Qc7 15. Rd1 Nd5 16. Bd4 Rd8 17. Nxd5 exd5 18. Qc2 Qe7 19. O-O Bh3 20. Rfe1 Rd7 21. Bc3 Re8 22. Rd4 Qg5 23. Qd2 Qxd2 24. Rxd2 Be6 25. Red1 Rde7 26. f3 h5 27. Kf2 f6 28. Rd4 Kh7 29. R1d2 Bf7 30. h3 a6 31. Rf4 Kg8 32. Bd4 Kh7 33. Bc3 Kg8 34. g4 hxg4 35. hxg4 Kh7 36. Rf5 Rb7 37. Rfxd5 Bxd5 38. Rxd5 Kg6 39. Rc5 Rh8 40. Kg3 Rb6 41. Rxc4 Rh1 42. Rc7 Rc1 43. Rd7 Rc6 44. a4 Rg1+ 45. Kf2 Ra1 46. a5 Ra4 47. Kg3 Rac4 48. Ra7 Re6 49. e4 Rc8 50. Rd7 Rec6 51. f4 R8c7 52. f5+ Kh7 53. Rd8 Rc8 54. Rd3 Re8 55. Rd4 Rc7 56. Kf4 Rce7 57. Rc4 Kh6 58. Kf3 Rd7 59. Bd4 Kh7 60. b4 Rd6 61. Ke3 Kh6 62. Rc1 Kh7 63. Bb6 Rd7 64. Bc5 Red8 65. Rh1+ Kg8 66. Kf4 Re8 67. Re1 g5+ 68. fxg6 Kg7 69. g5 Kxg6 70. gxf6 Kxf6 71. Rh1 Rf7 72. Ke3 Ke6 73. Rh4 Rf6 74. Rh7 Rf7 75. Rh5 Kd7 76. e5 Rf1 77. Ke4 Kc6 78. Rh6+ Kb5 79. Rb6+ Kc4 80. e6 Re1+ 81. Kf5 Rf1+ 82. Ke5 Re1+ 83. Kf6 Rf1+ 84. Kg7 Ra8 85. e7 Re1 86. Kf7 Re4 87. Rd6 Rh8 88. Rxa6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2768) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2779) [B96]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (2.4), 2018-08-19
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 Nxd3+ 16. Rxd3 d5 17. e5 Ne4 18. Be1 O-O-O 19. g5 hxg5 20. hxg5 Qb6 21. Nce2 Kb8 22. Qg2 g6 23. Rxh8 Rxh8 24. Bb4 Bxb4 25. axb4 a5 26. Rh3 Rc8 27. Qh2 axb4 28. Rh8 Qa7 29. Rxc8+ Kxc8 30. Kb1 Nd2+ 31. Kc1 Nf1 32. Qh8+ Kd7 33. Kb1 Nd2+ 34. Kc1 Ne4 35. Kb1 Nd2+ 36. Kc1 Ne4 37. Kb1 Nd2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2780) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2777) [E32]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (2.5), 2018-08-19
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. d4 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Bg5 dxc4 8. Qxc4 b6 9. Rd1 Ba6 10. Qc2 Nbd7 11. e4 Bxf1 12. Kxf1 Qc8 13. Ne2 h6 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. f3 Qb7 16. Rc1 c5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. Kf2 Rab8 19. Qxc5 Qxb2 20. Qxa7 Ra8 21. Qd4 Qxa3 22. Ra1 Qe7 23. Rxa8 Rxa8 24. Ra1 Rxa1 25. Qxa1 Qc5+ 26. Qd4 Qc7 27. h3 Nd7 28. Qc3 Qb6+ 29. Qd4 Qc7 30. Qc3 Qb6+ 31. Qd4 Qc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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