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August 21, 2018

Sinquefield Cup 2018 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on August 21, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

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

Aronian,L (2767) – Carlsen,M (2842) [C50]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (3), 2018-08-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 a6 7. Re1 h6 8. b4 Ba7 9. a4 O-O 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Ng3 Ne7 14. d4 Ng6 15. Qc2 c6 16. h3 Qc7 17. Be3 d5 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Qxe5 20. exd5 cxd5 21. Rad1 Bxe3 22. Rxe3 Qc7 23. Nf5 Rae8 24. Qd3 Qf4 25. g3 Qc7 26. a5 Rxe3 27. Nxe3 Qc6 28. Nxd5 Nxd5 29. Qxd5 Re1+ 30. Kh2 Rxd1 31. Qxd1 Qxc3 32. Qd8+ Kh7 33. Qd5 Qxb4 34. Qf5+ Kg8 35. Qc8+ Kh7 36. Qf5+ Kg8 37. Qc8+ Kh7 38. Qf5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2801) – Caruana,F (2822) [D37]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (3), 2018-08-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 b5 6. e5 Nd5 7. Nxb5 Nb6 8. Be2 Nc6 9. O-O Be7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Nc3 Rb8 12. a3 Bb7 13. Qc2 Na5 14. Rad1 h6 15. Nd2 Qd7 16. f4 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Qc3 Rb5 19. Nxc4 Nxc4 20. Bxc4 Bxc4 21. Qxc4 Rxb2 22. d5 exd5 23. Rxd5 Qf5 24. a4 Rfb8 25. Rb5 c5 26. Rxb8+ Rxb8 27. Qd5 Rd8 28. Qc4 Rb8 29. Qd5 Rd8 30. Qc4 a5 31. h3 h5 32. Rc1 Rd3 33. Kf2 Qg6 34. g3 Qf5 35. Rb1 Ra3 36. Rb3 Rxb3 37. Qxb3 Qxh3 38. Qb8+ Kh7 39. Qc7 Qe6 40. Qxa5 h4 41. gxh4 Bxh4+ 42. Ke2 Qc4+ 43. Kd2 Qa2+ 44. Kd1 Qb1+ 45. Ke2 c4 46. Qc3 Qe4 47. Kd1 Qf3+ 48. Kc1 Bg3 49. Qd2 c3 50. Qd4 Be1 51. Qd3+ g6 52. Kc2 Qg2+ 53. Kd1 Qh1 54. Kc2 Qc6 55. Kd1 Bg3 56. Qd4 Qf3+ 57. Kc2 Be1 58. Qd3 Qc6 59. Kd1 Bg3 60. Qd4 Qf3+ 61. Kc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2779) – So,W (2780) [C67]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (3), 2018-08-20
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 Be7 10. Nc3 Nh4 11. Nxh4 Bxh4 12. Be3 h5 13. Rad1+ Ke8 14. Ne2 Be7 15. Rfe1 a6 16. Bf4 g5 17. Bh2 Rh6 18. e6 Bxe6 19. Bxc7 Rc8 20. Ba5 c5 21. Nc3 Rc6 22. Nd5 Bxd5 23. Rxd5 Rhe6 24. Kf1 Rxe1+ 25. Bxe1 Rd6 26. Rxd6 Bxd6 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 c4 29. Ke2 Kd7 30. Ke3 Bc5+ 31. Ke4 Ke6 32. f3 b5 33. Ba5 f6 34. b3 cxb3 35. cxb3 Bf2 36. a4 Bc5 37. axb5 axb5 38. Bd2 Bb6 39. f4 gxf4 40. Bxf4 Bc5 41. Bd2 Bb6 42. Bf4 Bc5 43. Bd2 Bb6 44. Bf4 Bc5 45. Bd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2777) – Grischuk,A (2766) [C50]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (3), 2018-08-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c3 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. Re1 Bg4 9. Nbd2 Nb6 10. Bb5 Bd6 11. h3 Bh5 12. Ne4 Re8 13. Bg5 f6 14. Be3 a6 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Ng3 Bf7 17. c4 Bb4 18. Re2 Bf8 19. b3 c5 20. Qe1 a5 21. Rd1 a4 22. Nd2 Qd7 23. Nb1 axb3 24. axb3 Bg6 25. f3 Rad8 26. Qf2 Qc6 27. Red2 Nd7 28. Nc3 h6 29. Kh1 Kh8 30. Nb5 Bh7 31. Ra2 f5 32. Bc1 Nf6 33. Nc3 Qb7 34. Rb2 g5 35. Rb1 Qc6 36. Bb2 Kg8 37. Nf1 Nh5 38. Nd5 Qd6 39. Ng3 c6 40. Nc3 Nf4 41. Qf1 Nxd3 42. Nce2 Qe6 43. Bc3 Rd6 44. Rd2 Red8 45. Rbd1 Bg6 46. Nc1 Nxc1 47. Rxd6 Bxd6 48. Rxc1 Rb8 49. Ra1 Rxb3 50. Ra8+ Rb8 51. Ra6 Bf8 52. Qe2 Bg7 53. Ra7 Re8 54. h4 gxh4 55. Nf1 f4 56. Nd2 Re7 57. Rxe7 Qxe7 58. Ne4 Bf7 59. Kh2 h3 60. gxh3 Qe6 61. Qg2 Kh7 62. Qc2 Kh8 63. Qb2 Kh7 64. Qc2 Qg6 65. Qe2 Be6 66. Qf1 Bf5 67. Qe2 Qh5 68. Nf2 Qh4 69. Ne4 Qxh3+ 70. Kg1 Qh5 71. Be1 Bxe4 72. Qxe4+ Qg6+ 73. Kh2 Qxe4 74. fxe4 Kg6 75. Kh3 Kh5 76. Bh4 f3 77. Bf2 Bf6 78. Be1 Bg5 79. Bf2 Be7 80. Be1 Bd8 81. Bg3 Kg5 82. Bxe5 Bf6 83. Bd6 f2 84. Kg2 Bd4 85. Kf1 Kg4 86. Ke2 h5 87. Kf1 h4 88. Bh2 h3 89. Ke2 Be3  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2773) – Anand,V (2768) [C80]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (3), 2018-08-20
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. Be3 Be7 10. c3 O-O 11. Nbd2 Bg4 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Qd5 Qxd5 14. Bxd5 exf3 15. Bxc6 fxg2 16. Rfc1 Rab8 17. a4 b4 18. cxb4 Rxb4 19. Bxg2 c5 20. Bxc5 Bxc5 21. Rxc5 Rxb2 22. Bf1 Be2 23. Rac1 g6 24. R1c2 Rxc2 25. Rxc2 Bxf1 26. Kxf1 Re8 27. Rc5 f6 28. Rc6 Rxe5 29. Rxa6 Kg7 30. Ra7+ Kh6 31. Rc7 Re4 32. Rc6 Rxa4 33. Rxf6 Rh4 34. Kg2 Rg4+ 35. Kf1 Rh4 36. Kg2 Rg4+ 37. Kf1 Rh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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