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August 22, 2018

Sinquefield Cup 2018 Round 5

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2767 3
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2822 3
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2801 3
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2842 3
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2766 3
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2779 2.5
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2768 2.5
8 So, Wesley USA 2780 2
9 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2777 1.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2773 1.5

Carlsen,M (2842) – So,W (2780) [D42]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (5), 2018-08-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Qe2 b6 10. Rd1 cxd4 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. exd4 Bb7 13. Be4 Qd6 14. g3 Bf6 15. Bg5 Qe7 16. Bxf6 Qxf6 17. Ne5 Rfc8 18. Qb5 Na5 19. Bxb7 Nxb7 20. Qd7 Nc5 21. dxc5 Qxe5 22. c6 h5 23. Rd6 Qxb2 24. Rad1 Qc2 25. h4 Rd8 26. Qxd8+ Rxd8 27. Rxd8+ Kh7 28. R8d7 a5 29. c7 b5 30. R1d2 Qc1+ 31. Rd1 Qc2 32. R1d4 f6 33. Rd2 Qc1+ 34. Rd1 Qc2 35. R1d6 Qb1+ 36. Rd1 Qc2 37. R1d6 Qb1+ 38. Kg2 Qe4+ 39. Kh2 Qc2 40. Rd2 Qc3 41. R2d6 Qc2 42. Rd2 Qc3 43. Re2 e5 44. Red2 b4 45. R2d6 Kg6 46. Kg2 Qc2 47. Re7 Qe4+ 48. Kg1 Qe1+ 49. Kg2 Qe4+ 50. Kg1 Qe1+ 51. Kg2 Qe4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2779) – Caruana,F (2822) [C42]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (5), 2018-08-22
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 Bf6 11. h4 O-O-O 12. Nd4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Be5 14. Be2 Qa4 15. b3 Qa5 16. f4 Bxd4 17. Qxd4 g6 18. h5 Qc5 19. Qd2 Rhe8 20. Bf3 Bf5 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Rh7 Re7 23. g4 Bd7 24. Re1 Rxe1+ 25. Qxe1 Re8 26. Qd2 Qe3 27. Qxe3 Rxe3 28. Rh8+ Re8 29. Rxe8+ Bxe8 30. Kc1 b6 31. g5 Kd8 32. Kd2 Bd7 33. Be4 Ke7 34. Ke3 Be6 35. c4 c5 36. Kf3 Bd7 37. Ke3 Be6 38. Kf3 Bd7 39. Ke3 Be6 40. Kf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2777) – Mamedyarov,S (2801) [D34]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (5), 2018-08-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. h3 Ne4 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Bf4 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Bf5 13. Nd2 Re8 14. g4 Bg6 15. e3 Bb6 16. Qb3 Re7 17. Rfd1 Rd7 18. a4 Rc8 19. Rac1 h6 20. Qa2 Bc7 21. Nb3 b6 22. Qd2 f5 23. c4 Bxf4 24. exf4 d4 25. Bd5+ Bf7 26. Qe2 fxg4 27. hxg4 Qf6 28. Qf3 Rdd8 29. Nd2 Rf8 30. Ne4 Qe7 31. Ng3 Qf6 32. Ne4 Qe7 33. Ng3 Qf6 34. Nf5 Kh8 35. Bxf7 Rxf7 36. c5 Rcc7 37. cxb6 axb6 38. Re1 Rf8 39. Qe4 g6 40. Nxd4 Qxd4 41. Qxd4+ Nxd4 42. Rxc7 Nf3+ 43. Kf1 Nxe1 44. Kxe1 Rxf4 45. Rc6 Kg7 46. Rxb6 Rxa4 47. f3 g5 48. Rb7+ Kg6 49. Rb6+ Kg7 50. Rb7+ Kg6 51. Rb6+ Kg7 52. Rb7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2767) – Anand,V (2768) [D37]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (5), 2018-08-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. a3 Nc6 11. Bd3 Bb6 12. O-O Bg4 13. h3 Bh5 14. b4 d4 15. b5 Na5 16. exd4 Qf6 17. Be3 Bxf3 18. Qxf3 Qxf3 19. gxf3 Rfd8 20. Rfd1 Nb3 21. Rab1 Nxd4 22. Kg2 Ne6 23. Bf5 Bxe3 24. Bxe6 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Bb6 26. Bb3 Rd8 27. Rxd8+ Bxd8 28. f4 Kf8 29. f5 a6 30. b6 Bxb6 31. Bd5 Bc5 32. Bxb7 Bxa3 33. Bxa6 Bb2 34. Bf1 Ba3 35. Ba6 Bb2 36. Bf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2773) – Grischuk,A (2766) [C67]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (5), 2018-08-22
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 h6 10. Rd1+ Ke8 11. Nc3 Ne7 12. Bf4 Ng6 13. Bh2 Be7 14. Nd4 Nf8 15. a4 a5 16. Nce2 h5 17. e6 Nxe6 18. Nxe6 Bxe6 19. Bxc7 Bd8 20. Bd6 f6 21. Nd4 Bc8 22. h4 Kf7 23. f3 g5 24. Bg3 Bb6 25. Bf2 Re8 26. Rd2 Bxd4 27. Rxd4 Bf5 28. Rd2 Rad8 29. Rad1 Rxd2 30. Rxd2 Re5 31. Kf1 Rd5 32. Ke2 Ke6 33. b3 gxh4 34. Bxh4 c5 35. Bg3 Rxd2+ 36. Kxd2 Kd7 37. Bh4 Ke6 38. Bg3 Kd7 39. Bh4 Ke6 40. Bg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Sinquefield Cup 2018 Round 4

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2801 2.5
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2767 2.5
3 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2822 2.5
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2766 2.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2842 2.5
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2779 2
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2768 2
8 So, Wesley USA 2780 1.5
9 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2777 1
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2773 1

Anand, Viswanathan (2768) – Carlsen, Magnus (2842) [B31]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (4.1), 2018-08-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d3 Bg7 6. h3 Nf6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Be3 b6 9. Qd2 e5 10. Bh6 Qd6 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. a4 Ne8 13. Nh2 Nc7 14. Ng4 f6 15. f3 Ne6 16. h4 Nd4 17. h5 g5 18. Ne3 Be6 19. Ne2 Kh8 20. Ng3 Rad8 21. Kf2 Qe7 22. Qd1 c4 23. dxc4 f5 24. exf5 Nxf5 25. Ngxf5 Bxf5 26. Qe2 g4 27. Kg1 gxf3 28. Qxf3 Bxc2 29. Qg3 Bd3 30. Rh4 Rd4 31. Rg4 Rxg4 32. Nxg4 e4 33. Qe5+ Qxe5 34. Nxe5 Kg7 35. Rd1 Rd8 36. Nxc6 Re8 37. Kf2 e3+ 38. Ke1 Bxc4 39. Rd4 Bf7 40. g4 a5 41. b4 axb4 42. Rxb4 Be6 43. g5 Bf7 44. h6+ Kg6 45. Rb5 Ba2 46. Re5 Rxe5 47. Nxe5+ Kxg5 48. Nd7 Bb3 49. Nxb6 Bxa4 50. Nxa4 Kxh6 51. Nc3 e2 52. Nxe2 Kg5 53. Ng3 h5 54. Nxh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2801) – Aronian, Levon (2767) [D37]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (4.2), 2018-08-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 c6 8. Bd3 b6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 Ba6 11. O-O Qc8 12. h3 Qb7 13. Qc2 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 axb4 15. axb4 Rxa1 16. Rxa1 Ra8 17. Qb1 Rxa1 18. Qxa1 bxc5 19. bxc5 h6 20. Qb1 Qa8 21. Qa2 Qb7 22. Qb1 Qa8 23. Qa2 Qb7 24. Qb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2822) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2777) [D37]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (4.3), 2018-08-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Qa4 c5 12. dxc5 Qxc5 13. Be3 Qc7 14. O-O-O Ng4 15. Rd2 Nxe3 16. fxe3 Rb8 17. Rhd1 a5 18. Kb1 h6 19. Ka1 Rb4 20. Qc2 Rb8 21. Qe4 Bb7 22. Qd4 Ba8 23. e4 Rfc8 24. Qf2 Bc6 25. Qc5 Be8 26. Qxc7 Rxc7 27. Rd6 Kf8 28. Ra6 Rc5 29. Ra7 Rbc8 30. Kb1 Rh5 31. h4 Re5 32. Kc2 g5 33. Rf1 Kg7 34. Rb7 Kg6 35. Kd2 f5 36. hxg5 fxe4 37. Ke3 Bc6 38. Re7 Rxg5 39. Rxe6+ Kg7 40. Re7+ Kg6 41. Rd1 Kf6 42. Ra7 Ke6 43. Rh1 h5 44. g4 Be8 45. gxh5 Bxh5 46. Nxe4 Rf5 47. Ra6+ Ke7 48. Nd6 Re5+ 49. Kd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2766) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2779) [B96]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (4.4), 2018-08-21
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 Qb6 18. Kb1 b4 19. axb4 Qxb4 20. Rxg4 hxg4 21. Qxg4 Rb8 22. Na2 Qa4 23. Nc3 Qb4 24. Na2 Qa4 25. Nc3 Qb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2780) – Karjakin, Sergey (2773) [A28]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (4.5), 2018-08-21
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Qe7 7. d4 Ne4 8. Qd3 exd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. Be2 Qb4+ 11. Kf1 Qe7 12. f3 Nc5 13. Qd2 a5 14. b3 d6 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. Bb2 Re8 17. Kf2 Nd7 18. h4 h5 19. e4 Ne5 20. Rae1 a4 21. b4 a3 22. Ba1 f6 23. Rc1 Be6 24. Rc2 Ra4 25. c5 Rb8 26. cxd6 cxd6 27. Bc3 c5 28. bxc5 dxc5 29. Rd1 Nc4 30. Bxc4 Rxc4 31. Ba1 Rxc2 32. Qxc2 Rd8 33. Rd3 Rxd3 34. Qxd3 Qd7 35. Qxd7 Bxd7 36. Bc3 Be6 37. Bd2 Bxa2 38. Bc1 c4 39. Bxa3 c3 40. Ke3 Bc4 41. Kd4 Bf1 42. g3 Bg2 43. Kxc3 Bxf3 44. Kd4 Bg4 45. Kd5 Bf3 46. Kd4 Bg4 47. Kd5 Bf3 48. Kd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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