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5th Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2018 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2843 5.5
2 Ding, Liren CHN 2778 5
3 Radjabov, Teimour AZE 2748 4
4 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2778 4
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2814 4
6 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2744 4
7 Giri, Anish NED 2777 4
8 Topalov, Veselin FID 2749 4
9 Mamedov, Rauf AZE 2704 3.5
10 Navara, David CZE 2745 2

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2744) [C78]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 Shamkir AZE (8.1), 2018-04-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 O-O 7. d4 Ba7 8. Re1 b5 9. Bb3 d6 10. h3 Bb7 11. a4 Ne7 12. Bc2 Ng6 13. Na3 c6 14. Bd3 Re8 15. Nc2 h6 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Be3 Bxe3 18. Nxe3 Nf4 19. Bc2 Qc7 20. Nf5 Rad8 21. Qc1 Bc8 22. Nh2 Bxf5 23. exf5 e4 24. axb5 axb5 25. Nf1 c5 26. b3 Nd3 27. Bxd3 exd3 28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. c4 Re2 30. cxb5 Qe5 31. Ra8+ Kh7 32. Qc4 Qxf5 33. f3 Rc2 34. Qxf7 Qg5 35. g4 Qh4  0 – 1 (view game)

Ding, Liren (2778) – Mamedov, Rauf (2704) [D34]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 Shamkir AZE (8.2), 2018-04-27
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. Bg5 c4 10. e3 Be6 11. b3 cxb3 12. Qxb3 Na5 13. Qb2 Ne4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Nd2 Nc4 17. Nxc4 Bxc4 18. Rfc1 Rac8 19. a4 g6 20. a5 Rc6 21. Bf1 b5 22. axb6 Rxb6 23. Qa3 Qxa3 24. Rxa3 Bxf1 25. Kxf1 a6 26. Rc5 f5 27. h3 Rff6 28. Kg2 h5 29. Raa5 Kg7 30. Rc7+ Rf7 31. Rc8 h4 32. Re8 hxg3 33. Kxg3 Rb3 34. Kg2 Rb2 35. Rxa6 f4 36. exf4 Rxf4 37. Ra7+ Kh6 38. Kg3 Rf6 39. h4 g5 40. Rh8+ Kg6 41. Rg8+ Kf5 42. Rxg5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2777) – Carlsen, Magnus (2843) [A29]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 Shamkir AZE (8.3), 2018-04-27
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Rc1 a4 12. Nd2 f5 13. Bxb6 cxb6 14. Nxa4 Bg5 15. Nc3 e4 16. Kh1 Qd7 17. Rb1 Rad8 18. Nc4 Qf7 19. b3 exd3 20. exd3 f4 21. Ne4 Be7 22. gxf4 Qxf4 23. a4 Nb4 24. Qe2 Qh6 25. Rbd1 Nd5 26. Rg1 Kh8 27. Bf1 Rf4 28. Ne5 Rdf8 29. f3 Rh4 30. d4 Nf4 31. Qd2 Bxb3 32. Rb1 Bxa4 33. Bb5 Bxb5 34. Rxb5 Qe6 35. Qb2 Bd8 36. Ng5 Qe8 37. Rb3 Bxg5 38. Rxg5 Ne6 39. Rg4 Rxg4 40. fxg4 Qd8 41. Rh3 Qd5+ 42. Kg1 Qe4 43. Qb4 Rf6  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2814) – Navara, David (2745) [D90]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 Shamkir AZE (8.4), 2018-04-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. h4 dxc4 6. e4 c5 7. d5 b5 8. h5 O-O 9. hxg6 fxg6 10. d6 exd6 11. Nxb5 d5 12. Nc3 Re8 13. Be3 d4 14. e5 Ba6 15. Qa4 Qd7 16. Bxc4+ Bxc4 17. Qxc4+ Qe6 18. Qxe6+ Rxe6 19. exf6 Bxf6 20. Nd5 Bd8 21. O-O-O dxe3 22. Nxe3 Nc6 23. Rd7 Be7 24. Rxh7 Rb8 25. Rc7 Bf6 26. Rb7 Nb4 27. Rxb8+ Kxh7 28. Rb7+ Kg8 29. Rxa7 Nd3+ 30. Kb1 Bxb2 31. a4 Bd4 32. Kc2 Nb4+ 33. Kd2 Bxe3+ 34. fxe3 Nd5 35. a5 c4 36. Rd7 Nf6 37. Rd8+ Kg7 38. Kc3 Rc6 39. Ne5 Ne4+ 40. Kd4 c3 41. Kxe4 Rc4+ 42. Kf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2748) – Karjakin, Sergey (2778) [D47]
Vugar Gashimov Mem 2018 Shamkir AZE (8.5), 2018-04-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O a6 10. e4 c5 11. d5 c4 12. Bc2 Qc7 13. dxe6 fxe6 14. Ne2 Nc5 15. Bf4 Qd7 16. Qxd7+ Nfxd7 17. Ned4 Be7 18. b4 cxb3 19. axb3 b4 20. Rfe1 O-O 21. Bc7 g6 22. Rad1 Rac8 23. Ba5 Rfe8 24. Re3 e5 25. Ne2 Nf6 26. Bxb4 Ncxe4 27. Bxe4 Nxe4 28. Bxe7 Rxe7 29. Ng3 Nxg3 30. hxg3 Bxf3 31. gxf3 Rc5 32. b4 Rb5 33. Ra1 Re6 34. Rea3 Rxb4 35. Rxa6 Rxa6 36. Rxa6 Rb5 37. Ra8+ Kg7 38. Ra7+ Kg8 39. Ra8+ Kg7 40. Ra7+ Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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