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Magnus Carlsen wins the Tata Steel Masters 2018 in tiebreaks

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 28, 2018 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 9
2 Giri, Anish NED 2752 9
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 8.5
4 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 8.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 8
6 So, Wesley USA 2792 8
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 7.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 6
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 5.5
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 5
11 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4.5
12 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 3.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 2.5

Karjakin, Sergey (2753) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [C88]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.1), 2018-01-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d4 d6 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Qe2 a5 13. Nd2 Bc5 14. Nf3 Qe7 15. Be3 Ba6 16. Bxc5 Qxc5 17. Qe3 Qxe3 18. Rxe3 Rfe8 19. c3 Ng4 20. Ng5 Nxe3 21. Bxf7+ Kf8 22. Bxe8 Rxe8 23. fxe3 bxc3 24. bxc3 h6 25. Nf3 Bd3 26. Rd1 Bxe4 27. Rd7 Re7 28. Rd8+ Kf7 29. Nd2 Bc6 30. Nc4 Ke6 31. Nxa5 Bxa4 32. Nb7 Re8 33. Nc5+ Kf6 34. Rxe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2743) – Giri, Anish (2752) [A06]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.2), 2018-01-28
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 b6 5. b3 Bb7 6. Bb2 Nbd7 7. g3 Bd6 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. Rc1 a6 11. Qe2 dxc4 12. bxc4 b5 13. cxb5 axb5 14. Nxb5 Rxa2 15. d4 Qb8 16. Ra1 Rxa1 17. Rxa1 Bf8 18. Nc3 c5 19. Rb1 cxd4 20. Nxd4 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 Qa8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) – Anand, Viswanathan (2767) [D37]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.3), 2018-01-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. Rd1 Qa5 10. a3 Re8 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Qb1 Bf5 14. Bd3 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Ne4 16. Ndxe4 dxe4 17. Qd2 Ne6 18. Bh4 Qa6 19. Qe2 Rac8 20. O-O Bf8 21. Qg4 Qxc4 22. Nxe4 Kh8 23. h3 Nc5 24. Nxc5 Qxg4 25. hxg4 Rxc5 26. Rd7 Rb5 27. b4 f6 28. g5 fxg5 29. Bxg5 a5 30. Rfd1 Kg8 31. Bd8 axb4 32. a4 Rc5 33. Rxb7 Rc8 34. Ba5 Rc4 35. Rd5 b3 36. Rxb3 Rxa4 37. Bc3 e4 38. Rb7 Ra6 39. Rdd7 Rg6 40. g3 Rc8 41. Bd4 Re8 42. Kg2 Rc8 43. Kh3 Re8 44. Rf7 Rc8 45. Rf4 Re8 46. Bc3 Rge6 47. Rff7 Rg6 48. Rfc7 Rd8 49. Kg2 Re8 50. Kf1 Rd8 51. Ke2 Re8 52. Kd1 Rg5 53. Kc2 Rf5 54. Bxg7 Bd6 55. Rd7 Rxf2+ 56. Kb3 Bxg3 57. Bd4 Be5 58. Bxe5 Rxe5 59. Rg7+ Kf8 60. Rxh7 Kg8 61. Kc4 Rg2 62. Rhe7 Rxe7 63. Rxe7 Kf8 64. Rxe4 Rg5 65. Kd4 Kf7 66. Re5 Rg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [C26]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.4), 2018-01-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Bc5 4. Bg2 c6 5. Nge2 d5 6. exd5 cxd5 7. d4 exd4 8. Nxd4 O-O 9. O-O Bg4 10. Nde2 Qc8 11. Bg5 d4 12. Na4 Be7 13. Qd3 h6 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nf4 Nc6 16. Nd5 Be5 17. Qb5 Bd6 18. Nc5 Bxc5 19. Qxc5 Re8 20. b4 Kh8 21. Rfe1 Qf5 22. Nc7 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Rd8 24. Ne8 Qxc5 25. bxc5 Be6 26. Nd6 Rd7 27. a3 Rc7 28. Nb5 Rc8 29. Nd6 Rc7 30. f4 g6 31. Nb5 Rd7 32. Nd6 Na5 33. Rb1 Rc7 34. Rb5 b6 35. Rxa5 bxa5 36. c6 a6 37. Kf2 Re7 38. a4 Kg8 39. Ne4 Kf8 40. Nd6 Bg4 41. Be4 h5 42. h4 f6 43. Bxg6 Re2+ 44. Kf1 Re6 45. Nb7 Rxc6 46. Nxa5 Rc3 47. Nb3 Rc4 48. Bd3 Rxa4 49. Kf2 a5 50. Ke1 Be6 51. Nc5 Ra1+ 52. Kf2 Bf7 53. Kf3 a4 54. Ke4 a3 55. Kxd4 Rd1  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Svidler, Peter (2768) [C89]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.5), 2018-01-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d3 Bd6 13. Re1 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 15. g3 Qh3 16. Be3 Bxd3 17. Nd2 Qf5 18. Bd4 Rfe8 19. a4 h6 20. Qxf5 Bxf5 21. Nf3 Be6 22. Be5 Bc5 23. Nd4 Bxd4 24. Bxd4 Nf4 25. Bxe6 Nxe6 26. Be3 Nc7 27. Kg2 Nd5 28. Kf3 Nxe3 29. Rxe3 Kf8 30. h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Matlakov, Maxim (2718) – Jones, Gawain C B (2640) [E65]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.6), 2018-01-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. c4 c5 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. dxc5 dxc5 9. Bf4 Nd4 10. Re1 Re8 11. Rc1 Ng4 12. h3 e5 13. Bg5 Nxf3+ 14. exf3 Qxg5 15. fxg4 Qe7 16. Qa4 Bd7 17. Qa3 Bc6 18. Nd5 Bxd5 19. cxd5 Bf8 20. d6 Qxd6 21. Bxb7 Rab8 22. Be4 Red8 23. Rc2 Rb4 24. Qf3 Rd4 25. Kg2 a5 26. h4 a4 27. Re3 Qa6 28. g5 Rd1 29. Rce2 Qc4 30. b3 Qc1 31. Kh2 axb3 32. Rxb3 c4 33. Rb7 R1d7 34. Reb2 Qd1 35. Rxd7 Rxd7 36. Qf6 Qe1 37. Qf3 c3 38. Re2 Qd1 39. Bc2 Qd4 40. Bb3 Rc7 41. Kg2 Qd7 42. Bc2 Rc5 43. Re3 Qc7 44. Qe4 Qa7 45. Bb3 Rc7 46. h5 Qd4 47. Qc2 Kg7 48. Qe2 Qc5 49. Bc2 Qd5+ 50. Kh2 e4 51. Qg4 Rc5 52. h6+ Kg8 53. Rxe4 Qxg5 54. Qxg5 Rxg5 55. Re8 Rh5+ 56. Kg2 Rxh6 57. Rc8  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [E01]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (13.7), 2018-01-28
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nxd5 Nxd5 9. Bxd5 Bxg3 10. Qb3 Bd6 11. Nf3 c6 12. Bc4 Bf5 13. Ng5 Qe7 14. Qf3 Bg6 15. h4 Bb4 16. O-O-O Bxd2+ 17. Rxd2 h5 18. Rg1 Nd7 19. Qg3 Nb6 20. Bb3 Qf6 21. e4 Rae8 22. e5 Qf5 23. Bc2 Qg4 24. Bxg6 Qxg3 25. Bh7+ Kh8 26. Rxg3 f6 27. Bg6 fxg5 28. Bxe8 gxh4 29. Rg5 Rxe8 30. Rxh5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Giri, Anish (2752) [A15]
80th Tata Steel GpA TB Wijk aan Zee NED (1), 2018-01-28
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. b3 d5 4. Bb2 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 exd5 9. d4 Qa5+ 10. Qd2 Qxd2+ 11. Kxd2 Nc6 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. Bb5 Bb4+ 14. Ke2 Be6 15. Rac1 Rac8 16. Rhd1 Be7 17. h3 a6 18. Bd3 Nb4 19. Bb1 Rxc1 20. Rxc1 Rc8 21. Rd1 Nc6 22. g4 h6 23. Nd4 Nxd4+ 24. Bxd4 Ba3 25. f4 f6 26. Bg6 Kf8 27. Kf3 Ke7 28. h4 Bb4 29. Bd3 Bd7 30. e4 Bc3 31. Bf2 Bc6 32. exd5 Bxd5+ 33. Be4 Bxe4+ 34. Kxe4 Ke6 35. f5+ Ke7 36. Rc1 Rc6 37. Kd3 Bb4 38. Rxc6 bxc6 39. Kc4 Bd6 40. Bc5 Kd7 41. h5 Bf4 42. Bf8 Ke8 43. Bc5 Kd7 44. Kb4 Bd2+ 45. Ka4 Kc7 46. b4 Bf4 47. Bf8 Kb6 48. Bxg7 Bg5 49. Bf8 Bf4 50. Be7 Bg5 51. Kb3 Kc7 52. Kc4 Kd7 53. Bc5 Kc7 54. Kd3 Kd7 55. Be3  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [C53]
80th Tata Steel GpA TB Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. Re1 Ba7 8. Bb3 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bc2 d5 13. Qe2 dxe4 14. dxe4 Qe7 15. Ng3 Rad8 16. Nh4 Qf8 17. Nhf5 Ne7 18. Ne3 Ng6 19. Ngf5 Nf4 20. Qf3 c6 21. Ng4 Nxg4 22. hxg4 g6 23. Bxf4 exf4 24. Qxf4 gxf5 25. gxf5 Qg7 26. fxe6 Rxe6 27. Rad1 Rde8 28. Re2 Qg5 29. Qf3 Rf6 30. Qh3 Qf4 31. Rf1 Re5 32. Qh2 Qg5 33. g3 Qg4 34. Rd2 Rg5 35. e5 Rxe5 36. Bd1 Qg5 37. Rd3 Ref5 38. Qh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 12

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 8.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 8.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 8
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 7.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 7.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 7
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 7
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 5.5
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 5
10 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4.5
11 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 4.5
12 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 3.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 2.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [B48]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.1), 2018-01-27
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 Bb4 9. Bd3 Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 d5 13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 16. Nc5 Nxc5 17. Bxc5 Bd7 18. O-O-O O-O-O 19. Bxc4 dxc4 20. Bb6 Rde8 21. Rd4 Re6 22. Rxc4+ Rc6 23. Rxc6+ Bxc6 24. Rd1 Bxg2 25. Rg1 Be4 26. Rxg7 Bg6 27. a4 Rf8 28. Kb2 Kd7 29. f5 Bxf5 30. Bc5 Rc8 31. Rxf7+ Ke6 32. Re7+ Kf6 33. Bb4 a5 34. Ba3 Rc4 35. Rxb7 Rxa4 36. Ra7 Re4 37. Rxa5 Re2 38. Bd6 Bxc2 39. c4 Ke6 40. Ra6 Bf5+ 41. Kc3 Be4 42. Kd4 Kf5 43. Ra5+ Kg4 44. c5 Bf3 45. Ra7 h6 46. Rh7 Re4+ 47. Kd3 Re6 48. Kc4 Bc6 49. Rc7 Bh1 50. Kb5 h5 51. Rg7+ Kh4 52. Rg1 Ba8 53. Kb6 Re2 54. Kc7 Bd5 55. Rg3 Bh1 56. Rc3 Kg4 57. c6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [A10]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.2), 2018-01-27
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 d6 5. e4 e6 6. Bd3 exd5 7. cxd5 Bg4 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 c4 12. Bxc4 Nxe4 13. Re1 Re8 14. Qc2 Nf6 15. Rxe8+ Nxe8 16. Bg5 Nf6 17. Nd4 Qb6 18. Be3 Ng4 19. Qe4 Nf6 20. Qe7 Nbd7 21. Nb5 Bf8 22. Bxb6 Bxe7 23. Bxa7 Ne5 24. b3 Nxc4 25. bxc4 Rc8 26. Re1 Bf8 27. Bd4 Nd7 28. Rc1 Ra8 29. Rc2 Ra6 30. Re2 Ra4 31. Re8 Rxc4 32. Rd8 Ne5 33. f4 Nd3 34. Bf6 Re4 35. Nxd6 Re1+ 36. Kh2 Nf2 37. Bg5 h5 38. Bh6 h4 39. g4 Kh7 40. Rxf8 Nd3 41. Rxf7+ Kh8 42. Rf8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.3), 2018-01-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. c4 Nc6 6. Nc3 Nxc3 7. dxc3 g6 8. Bg5 Be7 9. Bh6 Bf8 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Bh6 Bf8 12. Bg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – So, Wesley (2792) [C80]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.4), 2018-01-27
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. Nbd2 Be7 10. c3 O-O 11. Bc2 f5 12. Nb3 Qd7 13. Nfd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 c5 15. Nxe6 Qxe6 16. f3 Ng5 17. a4 Rad8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Bxg5 Bxg5 20. f4 Be7 21. Kh1 d4 22. cxd4 c4 23. b3 Bc5 24. bxc4 Rxd4 25. Qf3 bxc4 26. Rfd1 g6 27. Rxd4 Bxd4 28. Rd1 Rd8 29. Qb7 Bb6 30. Rxd8+ Bxd8 31. Ba4 Qb6 32. Qxb6 Bxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [B13]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.5), 2018-01-27
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Ne5 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. Nxd7 Qxd7 8. c3 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Re1 a6 12. Bd3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nf3 Nfg4 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bc2 Rfe8 17. Bf4 Bc7 18. g3 Rad8 19. Bxh7+ Kxh7 20. Bxe5 Bxe5 21. Qh5+ Kg8 22. Rxe5 Rxe5 23. Qxe5 Re8 24. Qd4 Qb5 25. b3 Re2 26. h4 b6 27. Rd1 Rxa2 28. Re1 Qc6 29. Re5 Qf6 30. Qe3 Ra1+ 31. Kg2 Ra5 32. h5 d4 33. cxd4 Rxe5 34. Qxe5 Qd8 35. d5 a5 36. d6 Qd7 37. Qe7 Qc6+ 38. Kg1 Qc1+ 39. Kh2 Qc5 40. Qe8+ Kh7 41. Qe4+ g6 42. hxg6+ Kg7 43. Qd3 Qxf2+ 44. Kh1 Qf6 45. d7 Qd8 46. Qc3+ Kxg6 47. Qc6+ Kh5 48. Qf3+ Kh6 49. Qxf7 Qh8 50. Kg2 Qa8+ 51. Kh2 Qh8 52. Qe8  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [A07]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.6), 2018-01-27
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. d4 e6 7. c4 Nbd7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Ne5 Ne4 10. Nd2 Nxd2 11. Bxd2 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Bc5 13. Kh2 O-O 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. g4 Bg6 16. f4 f5 17. Qb3 Rad8 18. gxf5 Bxf5 19. Rxc5 Qxc5 20. e4 Bg6 21. Bb4 Qc4 22. f5 Bh5 23. Bxf8 Qxb3 24. axb3 Kxf8 25. exd5 cxd5 26. Kg3 d4 27. Bf3 Bxf3 28. Kxf3 d3 29. Rd1 d2 30. Ke3 Rd5 31. Ke4 Rd8 32. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2680) – Wei, Yi (2743) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (12.7), 2018-01-27
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 Bf6 10. Kb1 Qd7 11. Bg5 Bxg5 12. Nxg5 O-O-O 13. Nxe6 Qxe6 14. Bb5 Qf5 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Rhe1 Rhe8 17. f3 c5 18. b3 Kb7 19. Re2 Re6 20. Rxe6 fxe6 21. Re1 e5 22. Qd5+ c6 23. Qd2 Kc7 24. Re4 Qd7 25. f4 exf4 26. Qe2 Qf5 27. Ra4 Kb8 28. Qa6 Qd7 29. Rxf4 Re8 30. Kb2 h6 31. Qd3 Kb7 32. h4 Re6 33. Rf8 Re7 34. g4 d5 35. g5 hxg5 36. hxg5 Rf7 37. Rg8 Re7 38. Rf8 Rf7 39. Rh8 Qd6 40. Qh3 d4 41. Re8 Rf2 42. Qd3 Rg2 43. cxd4 Qxd4+ 44. Qxd4 cxd4 45. Re7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 11

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 7.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 7.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 7.5
4 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 7
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 6.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 6.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 6.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 5
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 4.5
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 4.5
11 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4.5
12 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 3.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 2

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [E34]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.1), 2018-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 cxd4 9. Bxd4 Nc6 10. Bc3 O-O 11. Nf3 Rd8 12. Be2 Qe4 13. Rc1 Qxc2 14. Rxc2 Nd5 15. Ne5 Bd7 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. Bd2 Ne7 18. f3 Rac8 19. e4 f6 20. Be3 a6 21. Kf2 Bb5 22. Rhc1 Rxc2 23. Rxc2 Bxe2 24. Kxe2 Nc6 25. b4 Rc8 26. Rc5 b5 27. f4 Kf7 28. a3 Ne7 29. Rxc8 Nxc8 30. Bc5 Ne7 31. Bxe7 Kxe7 32. Kf3 Kd6 33. Ke3 e5 34. f5 Ke7 35. g4 Kf7 36. h4 Kg8 37. Kf3 h6 38. h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Giri, Anish (2752) [D02]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.2), 2018-01-26
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. Nbd2 Bd6 6. Ne5 h6 7. g4 Bh7 8. h4 Ne4 9. Nxe4 Bxe4 10. f3 Bh7 11. Bd3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Nd7 13. O-O-O Bxe5 14. dxe5 Qe7 15. e4 dxe4 16. Qxe4 O-O-O 17. g5 hxg5 18. Bxg5 f6 19. exf6 Nxf6 20. Qe5 Qf7 21. Rhe1 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 b6 23. b3 Kb8 24. Kb2 Nh7 25. Bf4 Nf6 26. Bg5 Nh7 27. Bf4 Nf6 28. Qd4 Kb7 29. Be5 Rh5 30. Rg1 Rf5 31. f4 g6 32. Rd1 Qe7 33. Qc3 Nd5 34. Qf3 Kb8 35. Qe4 Qxh4 36. Rd2 Qe7 37. Rh2 Rf8 38. Rh6 Rg8 39. Rxg6 Rxg6 40. Qxg6 Qd7 41. Qd3 Kc8 42. a4 Nb4 43. Qe4 Nc6 44. Bc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2753) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [A14]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.3), 2018-01-26
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. Bb2 Nxc3 10. dxc3 Qc7 11. Qc2 b6 12. Bc1 Bb7 13. Bf4 Qc8 14. Rad1 Rd8 15. h4 h6 16. Rxd8+ Nxd8 17. Rd1 f5 18. Qd2 Nf7 19. Qd7 Bf6 20. Ne5 Nxe5 21. Bxe5 Bxe5 22. Bxb7 Qxd7 23. Rxd7 Re8 24. Bc6 a5 25. Bb5 Kf8 26. f4 Bf6 27. Rd6 Re7 28. h5 Bxc3 29. Rxb6 c4 30. Rb8+ Kf7 31. Bxc4 Rd7 32. Kg2 Ke7 33. Kf3 Rd1 34. Rb7+ Rd7 35. Rb5 Rd1 36. a3 Rf1+ 37. Kg2 Rd1 38. e3 Rd6 39. Kf3 Rc6 40. g4 fxg4+ 41. Kxg4 a4 42. Rb7+ Kd8 43. e4 Bb2 44. Bb5 Rc7 45. Rxc7 Kxc7 46. bxa4 Bc3 47. e5 Kd8 48. Kf3 Bd2 49. Ke4 Ke7 50. f5 exf5+ 51. Kxf5 Bc1 52. a5 Bxa3 53. a6 Bc5 54. Ke4 Ke6 55. Bc4+ Kd7 56. Kd5 Bf2 57. e6+ Kc7 58. Bb5 Bh4 59. a7  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [D35]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.4), 2018-01-26
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Rb1 Be7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Bc4 Nc6 10. O-O b6 11. Be3 Bb7 12. Qe2 cxd4 13. cxd4 Rc8 14. Rfd1 Qc7 15. d5 Ne5 16. Bb5 exd5 17. exd5 Nxf3+ 18. Qxf3 Bc5 19. Rbc1 Qe7 20. Bf4 Bd6 21. Bc6 Bxf4 22. Qxf4 Bxc6 23. dxc6 Qc7 24. Rd6 Rcd8 25. Rcd1 h6 26. g3 Rxd6 27. Rxd6 Rc8 28. Qe5 b5 29. Qd5 Kh7 30. Qe4+ Kg8 31. Rd7 Qa5 32. c7 Rf8 33. Qe7  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) – Wei, Yi (2743) [A37]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.5), 2018-01-26
1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 e5 6. d3 Nge7 7. Nd2 d6 8. Nf1 a6 9. Bg5 Rb8 10. a4 Be6 11. Bxe7 Nxe7 12. Ne3 h5 13. h4 O-O 14. Ned5 Nc6 15. e3 a5 16. O-O Nb4 17. Qd2 Qd7 18. Nxb4 cxb4 19. Ne4 Kh8 20. Ng5 Rbe8 21. Nxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Matlakov, Maxim (2718) – Svidler, Peter (2768) [A33]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.6), 2018-01-26
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. a3 Bc5 7. Nb3 Bb6 8. c5 Bc7 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 b6 11. O-O Be5 12. a4 bxc5 13. Nxc5 d5 14. e4 Rb8 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 exd5 17. Qxd5 Qxd5 18. Bxd5 Nd4 19. Be3 Bh3 20. Bg2 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 Nc2 22. Nd7 Nxe3+ 23. fxe3 Rxb2+ 24. Kf3 Re8 25. Nxe5 Rxe5 26. Rab1 Rxb1 27. Rxb1 f6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Jones, Gawain C B (2640) [E60]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (11.7), 2018-01-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 c5 6. dxc5 Qa5 7. Qa4 Qxc5 8. Be3 Qc7 9. c5 Nc6 10. Rd1 b6 11. cxb6 Qb8 12. bxa7 Qxb2 13. Nb5 Bb7 14. Qb3 Qxb3 15. axb3 Nxa7 16. Bxb7 Rab8 17. Nxa7 Rxb7 18. f3 Rxb3 19. Bf2 Ra8 20. Nh3 Rb7 21. O-O Rbxa7 22. Bxa7 Rxa7 23. Ra1 Rxa1 24. Rxa1 d5 25. Ra7 Bf8 26. Kg2 Ne8 27. Ra8 Nd6 28. Ng5 h6 29. Nh7 Kxh7 30. Rxf8 Kg7 31. Rd8 Nc4 32. g4 e6 33. h4 Kf6 34. Rh8 Kg7 35. Rc8 Nd6 36. Rc6 Nb5 37. e3 g5 38. h5 Na3 39. Kg3 Nc4 40. e4 Ne5 41. exd5 exd5 42. Rd6 Nd3 43. Rxd5 Nf4 44. Rf5 Ne6 45. Kf2 Nd4 46. Rd5 Ne6 47. Ke3 Nf4 48. Ra5 Ng2+ 49. Ke4 Kf6 50. Rb5 Kg7 51. Ke5 Ne1 52. Rb3 Ng2 53. Kd6 Nf4 54. Rb5 Kf8 55. Rf5 Ng2 56. Kd7 Ne3 57. Rc5 f5 58. Ke6 fxg4 59. Kf6 Kg8 60. Kg6 Kf8 61. Re5 Nc4 62. Rf5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 10

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 24, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 7
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 7
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 7
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 6.5
5 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 6
6 So, Wesley USA 2792 5.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 5.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 4.5
9 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 4
10 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4
11 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4
12 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 4
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 3
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 2

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – So, Wesley (2792) [D02]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.1), 2018-01-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. c4 Bxb1 6. Qxb1 Bb4+ 7. Kd1 Bd6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. e4 Be7 12. Bb5+ c6 13. e5 Qf4 14. Bd3 c5 15. dxc5 Nc6 16. Qc1 Qb4 17. a3 Qxc5 18. Ke2 Nd4+ 19. Nxd4 Qxd4 20. f4 O-O 21. Qd2 Qb6 22. Rhe1 f6 23. e6 Qxe6+ 24. Kf3 Qd7 25. Rad1 Rad8 26. Qe3 Bd6 27. Bg6 f5 28. Qe6+ Qxe6 29. Rxe6 Bc5 30. Re5 Rf6 31. Bxf5 Bd6 32. Rdxd5 Kf7 33. Re4 g6 34. Bg4 h5 35. Bh3 Re8 36. Red4 Be5 37. Rb4 g5 38. g3 b6 39. Rd7+ Kf8 40. Rh7 g4+ 41. Bxg4 hxg4+ 42. Kxg4 Bd6 43. Rc4 a5 44. Rc6 Kg8 45. Rb7 Be5 46. Rcxb6 Rxb6 47. Rxb6 Bd4 48. Rb5 Re2 49. b3 Rxh2 50. Rxa5 Re2 51. Rd5 Bb2 52. a4 Bc3 53. Kf5 Re8 54. g4 Rf8+ 55. Ke4 Rb8 56. Rb5 Re8+ 57. Kd3 Be1 58. a5 Bf2 59. b4 Re3+ 60. Kc4 Re4+ 61. Kb3 Kf7 62. Re5 Rd4 63. b5 Rd3+ 64. Kc2 Rg3 65. g5 Bd4 66. Rd5 Be3 67. Rd3 Rg2+ 68. Kb3 Bc1 69. b6 Ke6 70. Rd4 Rb2+ 71. Ka4 Kf5 72. Rb4 Ra2+ 73. Kb5 Bxf4 74. Rxf4+ Kxf4 75. b7  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [E00]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.2), 2018-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 c5 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 cxd4 7. Nf3 d5 8. Bg2 dxc4 9. Qxd4 Qxd4 10. Nxd4 O-O 11. Be3 Nd5 12. Rc1 c3 13. b3 Nxe3 14. fxe3 Nd7 15. Rxc3 Rd8 16. O-O Nf6 17. Rc7 Rb8 18. Nb5 a5 19. Na7 Bd7 20. Rd1 b6 21. Bc6 Bxc6 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Nxc6 Rd1+ 24. Kg2 h5 25. Ne5 Ng4 26. Nxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [D38]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.3), 2018-01-24
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bf4 Ne4 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. Rc1 O-O 9. g3 g5 10. Be3 f5 11. Bg2 f4 12. gxf4 Bxc3+ 13. bxc3 gxf4 14. Bd2 Kh8 15. Qb3 Na5 16. Qc2 Nc4 17. Rd1 Rg8 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. Bxe4 Qg5 20. Bxf4 Qxf4 21. Bxd5 Bf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [C53]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.4), 2018-01-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. Nbd2 d6 9. Bb3 Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Nc4 Qf6 12. Ne3 Nf4 13. Bc2 Ne7 14. g3 Nh3 15. Qe2 c5 16. O-O-O Be6 17. d4 cxd4 18. cxd4 Rac8 19. Kb1 Rc7 20. Rd2 Rfc8 21. dxe5 dxe5 22. Rhd1 g6 23. Rd6 Rc6 24. Bb3 Rf8 25. R1d3 Rfc8 26. Rd1 Rf8 27. a3 h5 28. Bxe6 fxe6 29. Rd7 Nc8 30. Nc4 Nxf2 31. Ncxe5 Nxd1 32. Qxd1 Rc5 33. Qd4 Nb6 34. Rxb7 Rb5 35. Rxa7 Rd8 36. Qc3 Rc8 37. Rc7 Rd8 38. Qc6 Rb3 39. Rf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Anand, Viswanathan (2767) [B22]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.5), 2018-01-24
1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bc4 Nb6 6. Bb3 c4 7. Bc2 d6 8. exd6 Qxd6 9. O-O Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. Re1 O-O-O 12. Be4 e6 13. b3 f5 14. Bc2 g6 15. bxc4 e5 16. d4 exd4 17. Bg5 Bg7 18. Bxd8 Rxd8 19. Qd3 Qf4 20. Qd2 Qxd2 21. Nbxd2 dxc3 22. Nb3 Bxf3 23. gxf3 Nb4 24. Re2 Nxc4 25. Rc1 b5 26. Na1 Bh6 27. Rb1 a5 28. Kg2 Nd2 29. Rbe1 Bf4 30. Re7 Rd7 31. Re8+ Kc7 32. Ra8 a4 33. Re6 Kb7 34. Rae8 Bd6 35. Bd1 Nd5 36. Re1 Nf4+ 37. Kh1 Bc5 38. Be2 Nxe2 39. R1xe2 b4 40. R2e5 Rc7  0 – 1 (view game)

Wei, Yi (2743) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [C48]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.6), 2018-01-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Bc4 Bc5 6. d3 d6 7. Na4 b5 8. Nxd4 bxc4 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 cxd3 11. Nxc5 dxc5 12. cxd3 Qd7 13. Qf3 O-O 14. O-O Rfd8 15. Be3 Qxd3 16. Rac1 c4 17. h3 h6 18. Rc3 Qe4 19. Qxe4 Nxe4 20. Rxc4 Nd2 21. Bxd2 Rxd2 22. Rb1 Rad8 23. Rxc7 Re2 24. Rxa7 Rdd2 25. Rf1 Rxb2 26. g4 Rxa2 27. Rxa2 Rxa2 28. Re1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2680) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [A46]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (10.7), 2018-01-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 Nbd7 7. e4 e5 8. Nc3 c6 9. a4 Re8 10. h3 Qc7 11. Be3 b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. Rad1 Rad8 14. Bg5 a6 15. h4 b5 16. axb5 axb5 17. b3 Qb8 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. Bh3 Nf8 20. Qe3 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 Bc8 22. Bxc8 Rxc8 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Na2 Ne6 25. Nb4 Be7 26. Nd3 f6 27. h5 g5 28. b4 Rd8 29. Ra1 Rd7 30. Nh2 Nd4 31. Ra2 Ra7 32. Rb2 Ra3 33. Qd2 Qa8 34. c3 Ne6 35. Ne1 Ra1 36. Kf1 c5 37. f3 cxb4 38. cxb4 Nd4 39. Kg2 Qa3 40. Nd3 Qa4 41. Nc1 Qa3 42. Ne2 Bxb4 43. Qxb4 Qxb4 44. Rxb4 Ra2 45. Ng4 Kg7 46. Kf1 Nxe2 47. Rxb5 Nxg3+ 48. Kg1 Ne2+ 49. Kf1 Ng3+ 50. Kg1 Nxh5 51. Rb7+ Kg6 52. Rb6 Kg7 53. Rb7+ Kg6 54. Rb6 Ra5 55. Kf2 Kg7 56. Rb7+ Kg6 57. Rb6 Rc5 58. Ra6 Kg7 59. Ra7+ Kg6 60. Ra6 Rc2+ 61. Kg1 Kg7 62. Ra7+ Kg6 63. Ra6 Rc7 64. Nxe5+ Kg7 65. Ng4 Rf7 66. Ne3 Nf4 67. Nf5+ Kg6 68. Ra8 h5 69. Rg8+ Kh7 70. Rd8 h4 71. Rd6 Kg6 72. Ne3 Re7 73. Kf2 Nh3+ 74. Kf1 Nf4 75. Kf2 Re6 76. Rd7 Ra6 77. Nf5 Ra2+ 78. Kg1 Ne2+ 79. Kh1 Ng3+ 80. Nxg3 hxg3 81. Rd6 Kf7 82. Rd5 Re2 83. Kg1 Kg7 84. Rf5 Kg6 85. Kf1 Ra2 86. Kg1 Rf2 87. Kh1 Re2 88. Kg1 Kf7 89. f4 gxf4 90. Rxf4 Ke6 91. Rg4 Re3 92. Rf4 Ke5 93. Rf5+ Ke6 94. Rf4 Re2 95. Rg4 Ke5 96. Rxg3 Kxe4 97. Ra3 f5 98. Kf1 Re3 99. Ra5 Rb3 100. Kf2 Rb2+ 101. Kf1 f4 102. Ra3 Rc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 23, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 6.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 6
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 6
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 5.5
5 So, Wesley USA 2792 5.5
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 4.5
9 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 4
10 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 3.5
12 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 3.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 2.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 1.5

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [C95]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.1), 2018-01-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. a4 Nb6 16. axb5 axb5 17. Bg5 Bg7 18. Bd3 Rxa1 19. Qxa1 c6 20. Be3 Qc7 21. dxe5 dxe5 22. Qc1 Bc8 23. Qc2 Nfd7 24. c4 Nxc4 25. Bxc4 bxc4 26. Qxc4 Nf8 27. Rc1 Bb7 28. Nf1 Ne6 29. N1d2 Qa5 30. Ng5 Nxg5 31. Bxg5 Bf8 32. Be3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Matlakov, Maxim (2718) – Giri, Anish (2752) [A07]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.2), 2018-01-23
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Nd7 5. h3 Bh5 6. d4 e6 7. c4 Be7 8. Nc3 dxc4 9. b3 cxb3 10. Qxb3 Qb6 11. Qa4 Ngf6 12. Rb1 Qc7 13. Bf4 Qc8 14. Rfc1 O-O 15. Qb3 Bg6 16. Rb2 Rd8 17. a4 a5 18. Nd2 Nh5 19. Be3 Nhf6 20. Nc4 Nd5 21. Qxb7 Bb4 22. Qxc8 Raxc8 23. Na2 Nxe3 24. fxe3 c5 25. Nd6 Ba3 26. Nxc8 Bxb2 27. Ne7+ Kf8 28. Nxg6+ hxg6 29. Rc2 Ba3 30. Bc6 cxd4 31. exd4 Rc8 32. e3 Ke7 33. Kf1 Bd6 34. g4 Nb6 35. Rc1 Ba3 36. Rc3 Bb4 37. Nxb4 axb4 38. Rc5 b3 39. a5 Nd7  0 – 1 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [A14]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.3), 2018-01-23
1. c4 e6 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. Na3 Bxa3 10. bxa3 Ba6 11. a4 Qc8 12. Ba3 Rd8 13. Be7 Rd5 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Bxd5 cxd5 16. e4 dxe4 17. Qg4+ Kf8 18. Qxe4 Bb7 19. Qxh7 Qd7 20. Qh6+ Ke7 21. Qe3 Qxa4 22. Rab1 Bd5 23. Rb2 Rh8 24. Qc3 a5 25. f3 Kd7 26. Rc1 Ra8 27. Qe3 Rg8 28. Kg2 f5 29. Kf2 Rh8 30. Ke1 Qc6 31. Rc3 Qa8 32. Qe2 Qa7 33. Qd1 e5 34. Qa4+ Kc8 35. Rxc4 Bxc4 36. Qxc4 Rd8 37. Kf1 Qxd4 38. Qa6+ Kd7 39. Qb5+ Ke7 40. Kg2 Rd5 41. Qe2 Kf6 42. Rc2 Qb4 43. Qe3 c5 44. Qh6+ Ke7 45. Re2 Qb5 46. Rf2 Qb8 47. Qg5+ Ke6 48. g4 f4 49. Qf5+ Ke7 50. Re2 Kf8 51. Qf6 Qd6 52. Qxd6+ Rxd6 53. Rxe5 Rd2+ 54. Kh3 Rxa2 55. Rxc5 Ra3 56. Kh4 Rxf3 57. Rxa5 Rf2 58. h3 Rf3 59. Rh5 Ra3 60. Rf5 Rf3 61. Rf6 Kg7 62. g5 Kg8 63. Ra6 Kg7 64. Rf6 Kg8 65. Rh6 Rg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Svidler, Peter (2768) [A48]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.4), 2018-01-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nbd2 d5 4. e3 Nc6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. Be2 a5 8. a3 b6 9. O-O e6 10. c4 Ne7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. b4 c6 13. Rc1 axb4 14. axb4 b5 15. Nb3 Ra2 16. Bc3 Ne4 17. Be1 Ra6 18. Nc5 Rb6 19. Ra1 Bg4 20. h3 Bxf3 21. Bxf3 Nxc5 22. bxc5 Rb8 23. Ra7 Ra8 24. Qa1 Qb8 25. Rxa8 Qxa8 26. Bb4 Qb7 27. Qc3 Ra8 28. Ra1 h5 29. g4 hxg4 30. hxg4 f5 31. Rxa8+ Qxa8 32. Qa3 Qc8 33. gxf5 Qxf5 34. Kg2 g5 35. Be2 Qe4+ 36. Bf3 Qf5 37. Be2 Qe4+ 38. Bf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [C53]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.5), 2018-01-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 Bf5 9. Re1 Nb6 10. Bb5 Ne7 11. a5 c6 12. axb6 cxb5 13. Be3 axb6 14. Rxa8 Qxa8 15. Bxc5 bxc5 16. Rxe5 Qd8 17. d4 cxd4 18. Nxd4 Bxb1 19. Qxb1 b4 20. Rb5 bxc3 21. bxc3 Nd5 22. Qd3 Nf4 23. Qf3 Ne6 24. Rxb7 Nxd4 25. cxd4 Qxd4 26. g3 g6 27. h4 h5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2753) – Wei, Yi (2743) [D30]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.6), 2018-01-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rc1 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Bf4 Bb7 12. Qb3 Rc8 13. Rxc8 Qxc8 14. Nc3 Nh5 15. Bg5 Bxg5 16. Nxg5 Qb8 17. e3 Nhf6 18. Bf1 h6 19. Nf3 Ne4 20. a4 Rc8 21. a5 bxa5 22. Rxa5 Bc6 23. Qa3 Rc7 24. Nxe4 dxe4 25. Nd2 Bd5 26. b3 Rb7 27. Ba6 Rc7 28. Bc4 Nf6 29. Qd6 Ne8 30. Qa3 Nf6 31. Kg2 Rb7 32. h3 Kh7 33. Ba6 Rb4 34. Bc4 Rb7 35. Ra6 Nd7 36. Ra5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [E71]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (9.7), 2018-01-23
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. h3 Na6 6. Be3 O-O 7. g4 c5 8. Nge2 b6 9. e5 Ne8 10. Bg2 Rb8 11. O-O Bb7 12. Bxb7 Rxb7 13. Qa4 Nec7 14. exd6 exd6 15. Rad1 Qh4 16. Kg2 f5 17. f3 Qe7 18. Bf2 Qe8 19. Qxe8 Nxe8 20. g5 Nec7 21. Bg3 Ne6 22. d5 Nxg5 23. Bxd6 Rd8 24. Bg3 Nf7 25. Nf4 Bxc3 26. bxc3 Nd6 27. Ne6 Rdd7 28. Bxd6 Rxd6 29. Rfe1 Nc7 30. Nf4 Kf8 31. a4 a6 32. Nd3 Rb8 33. Re5 b5 34. Nxc5 bxc4 35. Rd4 Kf7 36. Kg3 Rb1 37. Rxc4 Rxd5 38. Rxd5 Nxd5 39. Nxa6 Rc1 40. a5 Nxc3 41. Kh4 h6 42. Nc5 g5+ 43. Kh5 Rh1 44. Kxh6 Rxh3+ 45. Kxg5 Rxf3 46. a6 Ne4+ 47. Nxe4 fxe4 48. Ra4 Rg3+ 49. Kf5 Rg8 50. Rxe4 Rh8 51. Re6 Rh5+ 52. Kg4 Ra5 53. Rh6 Kg7 54. Rb6 Kf7 55. Kf4 Ke7 56. Rh6 Kd7 57. a7 Kc7 58. Rh8 Rxa7 59. Rh7+ Kb6 60. Rxa7 Kxa7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 8

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 5.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 5.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 5.5
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 5
5 So, Wesley USA 2792 5
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 4.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 4.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 4
9 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 4
10 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 3.5
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 3
12 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 3
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 2
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 1

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Jones, Gawain C B (2640) [B76]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.1), 2018-01-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2 O-O 9. O-O-O d5 10. Qe1 e5 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Bc4 Be6 14. Kb1 Re8 15. Ne4 f5 16. Ng5 Bc8 17. g4 f4 18. h4 fxe3 19. Qxe3 h6 20. Qc5 Bb7 21. Ne4 Re6 22. h5 Qb6 23. g5 hxg5 24. Qa3 Rb8 25. b3 Qd8 26. Qxa7 gxh5 27. Rxh5 Rg6 28. Rxg5 Rxg5 29. Nxg5 Qc8 30. Rg1 Ra8 31. Qb6 Ra6 32. Qc5 Qd7 33. Ne4 Kh8 34. Qf2 Qe7 35. Bxa6 Bxa6 36. Qh2+ Kg8 37. Qh6 Qa7 38. Qe6+ Kf8 39. Rg5 Ne3 40. Qd6+ Kf7 41. Nc5 Bc8 42. Rxg7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [A30]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.2), 2018-01-21
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 e6 9. Bb5 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Re1 Qd6 13. Ne4 Qb4 14. Qc2 a5 15. a3 Qb6 16. Nc5 Re8 17. Ne5 f6 18. Nc4 Qc7 19. Bd2 e5 20. dxe5 fxe5 21. Qa4 Nb6 22. Nxb6 Qxb6 23. Qc4+ Kh8 24. Bc3 Bf5 25. g4 Bc8 26. Re4 Qb5 27. Rae1 Qxc4 28. Rxc4 Rb8 29. h3 h5 30. gxh5 gxh5 31. Rh4 Kh7 32. Ne4  1 – 0 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2680) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [C96]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.3), 2018-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Nd7 12. d5 Nb6 13. Nbd2 Bd7 14. Nf1 Nb7 15. b3 a5 16. Rb1 c4 17. bxc4 Nxc4 18. a4 Qc7 19. axb5 Nb6 20. Be3 Rfc8 21. Bd3 Nc5 22. Re2 a4 23. Ra2 Bd8 24. Bc2 Nc4 25. N3d2 Nxe3 26. Nxe3 Rcb8 27. c4 Qc8 28. Ra3 Ba5 29. Ndf1 Bb6 30. Ng3 Qd8 31. Nef5 g6 32. Nh6+ Kg7 33. Qd2 Qh4 34. Ng4 Bxg4 35. hxg4 Qxg4 36. Kf1 Qh4 37. Ke2 h5 38. Kf1 Rh8 39. Rba1 Qf6 40. Rf3 Qe7 41. Ne2 Nb3 42. Bxb3 axb3 43. Ra6 Rxa6 44. bxa6 Ra8 45. Rxb3 Rxa6 46. g3 h4 47. gxh4 Qxh4 48. Ng3 Bxf2 49. Qxf2 Qh3+ 50. Ke2 Ra2+ 51. Ke1 Rxf2 52. Nf5+ Qxf5 53. exf5 Rxf5 54. Rb6 Rf4 55. Rc6 g5 56. Ke2 Rd4 57. Kf3 f6 58. Rxd6 Rxc4  0 – 1 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Anand, Viswanathan (2767) [A35]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.4), 2018-01-21
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. a3 a6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. b4 Bd6 9. Bb2 O-O 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Be2 Be6 12. O-O Qe7 13. Rc1 a5 14. Nb5 Bb8 15. bxa5 Nxa5 16. Bxf6 Qxf6 17. Nc7 Bxc7 18. Rxc7 Rac8 19. Rxc8 Rxc8 20. Nd4 Nc4 21. Nxe6 fxe6 22. e4 d4 23. Bxc4 Rxc4 24. Qb3 Rc7 25. f4 h6 26. f5 Re7 27. fxe6 Qxe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – So, Wesley (2792) [A14]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.5), 2018-01-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qa4 a6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Bd2 Be4 11. Qc1 c6 12. Rd1 Nbd7 13. Nc3 Bg6 14. Bg5 Rc8 15. a3 a5 16. h4 h6 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. Qe3 Qb6 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Rac1 Rfd8 21. Nc5 Nxc5 22. Ne5 Nd7 23. Nxg6 Bf6 24. g4 c5 25. dxc5 Rxc5 26. Rxc5 Qxc5 27. Rxd7 Qxe3 28. Rxd8+ Bxd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [A05]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.6), 2018-01-21
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. c4 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nc3 Nc7 7. a3 g6 8. d3 Bg7 9. Be3 Ne6 10. h4 h6 11. Rc1 Bd7 12. O-O Rc8 13. Na2 O-O 14. b4 cxb4 15. Nxb4 Qa5 16. Qd2 Qxa3 17. Nxc6 Bxc6 18. Bxh6 Bxf3 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Ra1 Qc3 21. Qxc3+ Rxc3 22. Bxf3 Nd4 23. Rxa7 Nxf3+ 24. exf3 Rxd3 25. Rxb7 Rxf3 26. Rxe7 Ra8 27. Kg2 Rfa3 28. Rb1 R8a7 29. Rxa7 Rxa7 30. g4 Ra4 31. Kg3 Ra3+ 32. f3 Ra5 33. Rb4 Rc5 34. Kf4 Ra5 35. Re4 f5 36. gxf5 Rxf5+ 37. Kg4 Ra5 38. Rb4 Ra1 39. Rb7+ Kh6 40. Rb8 Kg7 41. Kf4 Ra4+ 42. Kg5 Ra5+ 43. Kf4 Ra4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2743) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [C47]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (8.7), 2018-01-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. exd5 O-O 9. O-O cxd5 10. Bg5 c6 11. Qf3 Bd6 12. Rae1 Rb8 13. Nd1 h6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Qxf6 gxf6 16. b3 a5 17. Ne3 Bb4 18. Re2 a4 19. Nf5 Bxf5 20. Bxf5 Rfd8 21. Re3 axb3 22. axb3 c5 23. Rg3+ Kf8 24. Rh3 Kg7 25. Rg3+ Kf8 26. Rh3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 7

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 5.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2752 4.5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 4.5
4 So, Wesley USA 2792 4.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 4.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 4
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 4
8 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 3.5
9 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 3.5
10 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 3.5
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 2.5
12 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 2
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 1.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 1

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [D35]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.1), 2018-01-20
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 c5 6. Bd3 cxd4 7. exd4 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Qc7 9. Bd2 Nd7 10. Qg4 Nf6 11. Qg3 Qxg3 12. hxg3 Bd6 13. Nf3 b6 14. a4 Bb7 15. a5 Ke7 16. Ke2 Ne4 17. Be1 h6 18. c4 Nf6 19. Bc3 Be4 20. Rhb1 Bxd3+ 21. Kxd3 Nd7 22. Nd2 Rhd8 23. Ne4 Bc7 24. Bb4+ Ke8 25. f4 Rac8 26. axb6 axb6 27. Ra7 Nb8 28. Rxc7 Rxc7 29. Nd6+ Kd7 30. Nxf7 Rdc8 31. Ne5+ Ke8 32. Bd6 Rb7 33. c5 Nc6 34. Rxb6 Rxb6 35. cxb6 Nd8 36. Bc7 Ra8 37. Kc4 Nb7 38. Kb5 Ra2 39. g4 Ke7 40. g3 Nd6+ 41. Bxd6+ Kxd6 42. Nc4+ Kd7 43. Kc5 Rc2 44. f5 exf5 45. gxf5 Rf2 46. Nd6 Rg2 47. Ne4 Rb2 48. g4 Rb1 49. Nd2 Rh1 50. d5 h5 51. d6 Kc8 52. gxh5 Rxh5 53. Kc6 Kb8 54. Ne4 Rxf5 55. Nc5  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Giri, Anish (2752) [D55]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.2), 2018-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8. Be2 c5 9. O-O dxc4 10. Bxc4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Ne5 12. Be2 Bd7 13. Qb3 Qb6 14. Qxb6 axb6 15. Bg3 Nc6 16. Ndb5 Na7 17. Nxa7 Rxa7 18. Rfd1 Rc8 19. Bd6 Kf8 20. Bxe7+ Kxe7 21. Rd4 Bc6 22. Rb4 Nd7 23. Rd1 Ra5 24. f3 Rc5 25. Kf2 Ra8 26. h4 g5 27. Rc1 Rca5 28. e4 Rg8 29. hxg5 hxg5 30. Rd4 Ne5 31. Rh1 Raa8 32. Rh5 Nd7 33. Ke3 Nf6 34. Rh1 Rgc8 35. g3 Rg8 36. a3 Rgc8 37. Rb4 Nd7 38. Rd4 Nf6 39. Rb4 Nd7 40. Rd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Matlakov, Maxim (2718) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [E68]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.3), 2018-01-20
1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. e4 Re8 9. h3 exd4 10. Nxd4 a6 11. Be3 Rb8 12. b3 Nc5 13. Qc2 Bd7 14. b4 Ne6 15. Nb3 Qc8 16. Kh2 b5 17. c5 Nd8 18. Rad1 Nc6 19. a3 Ne5 20. Na5 h5 21. Nd5 Nxd5 22. exd5 h4 23. Bg5 dxc5 24. Qxc5 Bf5 25. Bxh4 Nd3 26. Qa7 Ra8 27. Qb7 Qxb7 28. Nxb7 Nb2 29. d6 Nxd1 30. Rxd1 cxd6 31. Nxd6 Rad8 32. Rd5 Be6 33. Nxe8 Rxd5 34. Bxd5 Bxd5 35. Bf6 Bf8 36. f4 Bc6 37. Nc7 a5 38. Na6 axb4 39. axb4 Bb7 40. Nc5 Bd5 41. g4 Bd6 42. Kg3 Kh7 43. h4 Kh6 44. Be5 Bxc5 45. bxc5 f5 46. g5+ Kh7 47. Bc3 Bc6 48. Kf2 Kg8 49. Ke3 Kf7 50. Kd4 Ke6 51. Be1 Bf3 52. Kc3 Kd5 53. Kb4 Kc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2753) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [D37]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.4), 2018-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 11. Be5 Nhf6 12. Bg3 Nh5 13. Nd2 Nxg3 14. hxg3 Nb6 15. Qc2 Bd6 16. e4 dxe4 17. Bxe4 Qe7 18. Bxb7 Rb8 19. Bc6+ Kf8 20. O-O Qf6 21. Nf3 Kg7 22. Rfe1 Rhd8 23. Ne4 Qg6 24. d5 Nxd5 25. Bxd5 Bxd5 26. Qc3+ f6 27. Nxd6 cxd6 28. Nd4 Rd7 29. Qa5 Bf7 30. b3 Ra8 31. Rac1 d5 32. Rc7 Rxc7 33. Qxc7 Qd3 34. Ne6+ Kg6 35. Nd8 Rxd8 36. Qxd8 Qd2 37. Qe7 Qxa2 38. Re3 Qb1+ 39. Kh2 Qf5 40. Qc7 d4 41. Re7 Qd5 42. b4 Be6 43. Qb6 Bf7 44. Qxa6 d3 45. Re3 Qc4 46. Qa3  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) – Wei, Yi (2743) [E06]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.5), 2018-01-20
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Nc3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Qxd4 14. Qxc7 Nc6 15. Qxb7 Na5 16. Qc7 Qd8 17. Qf4 Rb8 18. Rfd1 Qe7 19. Rab1 Rfc8 20. Ne4 Bg5 21. Qd6 Qxd6 22. Rxd6 Be7 23. Rxa6 Nc4 24. Rc1 Nxb2 25. Rxc8+ Rxc8 26. a5 Nc4 27. Ra7 Bb4 28. a6 f5 29. Rb7 fxe4 30. Bg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) [C50]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.6), 2018-01-20
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. a4 d6 6. c3 a6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Ba7 9. Nbd2 Qe7 10. h3 g5 11. Bg3 Nh5 12. Qe2 Qf6 13. Bh2 Nf4 14. Bxf4 gxf4 15. g4 Ne7 16. b4 Ng6 17. Kd1 h5 18. g5 Qe7 19. b5 Kf8 20. bxa6 bxa6 21. d4 Kg7 22. d5 Bd7 23. Kc2 Rhb8 24. Bxa6 Bxf2 25. Bb5 Be3 26. h4 Ra5 27. c4 Rba8 28. Kb3 Nf8 29. Rhc1 Bg4 30. Kc2 Bxd2 31. Kxd2 Nd7 32. Ra3 Nc5 33. Bc6 Rb8 34. Ke1 Qd8 35. Qc2 Bxf3 36. Rxf3 Qc8  0 – 1 (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Svidler, Peter (2768) [B22]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (7.7), 2018-01-20
1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bc4 d6 6. d4 cxd4 7. cxd4 Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. exd6 Qxd6 10. Nc3 O-O 11. Re1 Rd8 12. a3 a6 13. Be3 Nxe3 14. fxe3 b6 15. Rc1 Bb7 16. Ba2 Rac8 17. Ne4 Qd7 18. Nfg5 Bxg5 19. Nxg5 h6 20. Nf3 Qd6 21. Rf1 Rc7 22. Qe2 Rdc8 23. Rcd1 Na5 24. Bb1 Nc4 25. Bd3 b5 26. Rf2 f5 27. e4 fxe4 28. Bxe4 Bxe4 29. Qxe4 Qd5 30. Re1 Qxe4 31. Rxe4 Rc6 32. Rfe2 a5 33. Ne5 Rd6 34. Nxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 19, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 4.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2752 4
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 4
4 So, Wesley USA 2792 4
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 3.5
6 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 3.5
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 3
8 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 3
9 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 3
10 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 3
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 2.5
12 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 2
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 1
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 1

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [A13]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.1), 2018-01-19
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Qb3 c5 4. Nb5 Nc6 5. Nd6+ Kf8 6. Nf3 Qe7 7. Nxc8 Rxc8 8. e3 e5 9. Qc2 e4 10. Ng1 Nf6 11. Ne2 Ba5 12. a3 h5 13. b3 Rd8 14. Bb2 d5 15. cxd5 Rxd5 16. O-O-O Ng4 17. Ng3 Nxf2 18. Bc4 Nxd1 19. Rxd1 Rg5 20. Rf1 Nd8 21. Nf5 Qd7 22. Qxe4 Rg4 23. Bxg7+ Rxg7 24. Nxg7 Qxd2+ 25. Kb1 Bc3 26. Rxf7+ Nxf7 27. Qe8+ Kxg7 28. Qxf7+ Kh6 29. Qf4+ Kg6 30. Qf7+ Kh6 31. Qf4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Anand, Viswanathan (2767) [E03]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.2), 2018-01-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5 8. Nf3 b5 9. Ne5 Nd5 10. Nxd7 Bxd7 11. Bxd5 exd5 12. dxc5 Bc6 13. O-O d4 14. Bf4 Qd5 15. f3 d3 16. exd3 Qxc5+ 17. Qxc5 Bxc5+ 18. Kg2 Bd4 19. Nc3 Kd7 20. Rae1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2680) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [B18]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.3), 2018-01-19
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Ne5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nd7 11. f4 Be7 12. Bd2 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Bxh4 14. O-O-O Bxg3 15. Qxg3 Ne7 16. Qxg7 Rg8 17. Qf6 Nf5 18. Bxh6 Qxf6 19. exf6 Rd8 20. Bf4 Nxd4 21. Rd2 c5 22. c3 Nc6 23. Bd6 b6 24. b4 cxb4 25. cxb4 a5 26. b5 Na7 27. a4 Nc8 28. Rhd1 Rg4 29. Bb8 Rxd2 30. Rxd2 Rxa4 31. Rc2 Kd8 32. Rd2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2743) – So, Wesley (2792) [A06]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.4), 2018-01-19
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. Bxc4 a6 6. b3 c5 7. Bb2 Nc6 8. Qc2 Be7 9. a3 b6 10. g4 h6 11. Rg1 b5 12. Be2 Bb7 13. g5 hxg5 14. Nxg5 Rh6 15. Nce4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 g6 17. Nxc5 Bxc5 18. Qxc5 Rxh2 19. a4 Qh4 20. Rf1 Rc8 21. Qb6 Nd8 22. axb5 Bg2 23. Ra4 Qh3 24. Ba3 Rh1 25. bxa6 Qh8 26. Rd4 Bxf1 27. Qb5+ Nc6 28. Bxf1 Rxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Qh1+ 30. Ke2 Qh5+ 31. Qxh5 Nxd4+ 32. exd4 gxh5 33. b4 Rb8 34. Kf3 Kd7 35. Kg3 Kc6 36. b5+ Rxb5 37. Bc5 Rb2 38. a7 Kb7 39. d5 exd5 40. Be3 Rb4 41. d4 Rb1  0 – 1 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [A33]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.5), 2018-01-19
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. a3 Bc5 7. Be3 Nxd4 8. Bxd4 b6 9. e4 Bb7 10. b4 Be7 11. Bd3 d6 12. O-O O-O 13. Qe2 Nd7 14. Rfd1 Rc8 15. Rac1 Qc7 16. Nb5 Qb8 17. Qg4 Nf6 18. Qe2 Nd7 19. Qg4 Ne5 20. Qg3 Ng6 21. f3 Rfd8 22. Bf1 Bh4 23. Qg4 h6 24. Be3 Bf6 25. Nd4 Re8 26. Nb5 Rcd8 27. a4 Bc6 28. Qg3 Bh4 29. Qg4 Re7 30. Bd3 Bf6 31. f4 Qa8 32. Re1 Rdd7 33. Bf2 a5 34. Bxb6 axb4 35. a5 b3 36. Kh1 e5 37. f5 Nf4 38. Bb1 d5 39. exd5 Bxb5 40. cxb5 Qxd5 41. Be4 Qd2 42. a6 b2 43. Rb1 Qb4 44. Bc6 Rd3 45. Be3 Ra3 46. a7 Rexa7 47. Bxa7 Rxa7 48. Qd1 Ra3 49. Be4 Qxb5 50. Qd2 Rb3 51. g3 Nh3 52. Bg2 Ng5 53. h4 Nf3 54. Bxf3 Rxf3 55. Rxb2 Qa4 56. Re3 e4 57. Rb8+ Kh7 58. Kg2 Qc6 59. Rxf3 exf3+ 60. Kf2 Be7 61. Qd3 Bc5+ 62. Kf1 Ba7 63. Rb1 Qc5 64. Ke1 Qf2+ 65. Kd1 f6 66. Rb3 Qg1+ 67. Kc2 Qg2+ 68. Kc3 Qxg3 69. h5 Qe5+ 70. Kb4 Qf4+ 71. Kb5 f2 72. Rb1 Qg4 73. Ra1 Bd4 74. Rf1 Qg2 75. Kc4 Bb6 76. Kb5 Be3 77. Ka4 Bd2 78. Kb5 Be1 79. Kc5 Qg4 80. Kd6 Qxh5 81. Ke7 Qh2 82. Qd8 Qh3 83. Qc8 Bb4+ 84. Ke8 Qh5+ 85. Kd8 Qe2 86. Qc1 Be1  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Jones, Gawain C B (2640) [A49]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.6), 2018-01-19
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. Re1 c6 7. e4 Qc7 8. e5 dxe5 9. dxe5 Nd5 10. Qe2 b5 11. Nbd2 a5 12. c4 Nb4 13. Nd4 Rd8 14. a3 Rxd4 15. axb4 bxc4 16. Nxc4 Bg4 17. Qf1 Bf5 18. Be3 Bd3 19. Bxd4 Bxf1 20. Bxf1 c5 21. Bxc5 Nd7 22. Bd4 a4 23. b5 Rb8 24. Rec1 h5 25. b6 Qc6 26. Na5 Qe6 27. Bc4 Qg4 28. Nc6 Rxb6 29. Bxb6 Nxb6 30. Nxe7+ Kf8 31. Nd5 Bxe5 32. Nxb6 Bxb2 33. h3 Qxh3 34. Bf1 Qe6 35. Nxa4 Bxa1 36. Rxa1 h4 37. Nc5 Qd5 38. Rc1 hxg3 39. Nd3 gxf2+ 40. Kxf2 Qd4+ 41. Ke2 Qg4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [C88]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (6.7), 2018-01-19
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d4 d6 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Qe2 Bc5 13. Be3 Bd4 14. Bxd4 Qxd4 15. Rd1 Bg4 16. Rxd4 Bxe2 17. Rd2 Rfd8 18. f3 Rxd2 19. Nxd2 Rd8 20. Nc4 Bxc4 21. Bxc4 a5 22. Rc1 Kf8 23. c3 b3 24. Rb1 Rb8 25. Ra1 Rd8 26. Ra3 Rd1+ 27. Bf1 Nd7 28. Rxb3 Nb6 29. Kf2 Nxa4 30. Rb8+ Ke7 31. Rb5 Kd6 32. Be2 Rd2 33. Rxa5 Nxb2 34. Ke3 Rc2 35. Rd5+ Ke6 36. Rc5 Kd6 37. Rd5+ Ke6 38. Rc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 17, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 3.5
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 3.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 3.5
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 3
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 3
6 So, Wesley USA 2792 3
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 2.5
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 2.5
9 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 2.5
10 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 2.5
11 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 2.5
12 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 1.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 1
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 0.5

Carlsen,M (2834) – Kramnik,V (2787) [C50]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 O-O 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Rxe6 12. b4 Ba7 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Nf1 d5 15. Ng3 Rd8 16. exd5 Qxd5 17. Be3 Qxd3 18. Qxd3 Rxd3 19. Bxa7 Nxa7 20. Nxe5 Rd5 21. Ng4 Nxg4 22. Rxe6 fxe6 23. hxg4 a5 24. f3 Nc6 25. Rb1 b6 26. Ne4 axb4 27. cxb4 Rd4 28. b5 Ne5 29. Rc1 Nxg4 30. fxg4 Rxe4 31. Rxc7 Rxa4 32. Rc6 Kf7 33. g5 hxg5 34. Rxb6 Rb4 35. Rb8 Kf6 36. b6 Ke5 37. Kh2 Rb3 38. g4 Kf4 39. b7 Kxg4 40. Re8 Rxb7 41. Rxe6 Rb2+ 42. Kg1 Kf3 43. Ra6 Rg2+ 44. Kh1 Re2 45. Kg1 g4 46. Ra1 Re8 47. Rb1 g3 48. Rb3+ Re3 49. Rb1 Re8 50. Rb3+ Kg4 51. Rb5 Re1+ 52. Kg2 Re2+ 53. Kg1 g5 54. Rb8 Re1+ 55. Kg2 Re2+ 56. Kg1 Ra2 57. Rc8 Ra1+ 58. Kg2 Ra2+ 59. Kg1 g2 60. Rc4+ Kh3 61. Rc3+ Kh4 62. Rc4+ g4 63. Rc3 Kh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jones,G (2640) – Giri,A (2752) [B14]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Bd2 O-O 9. Bd3 Nc6 10. O-O Be7 11. Nxd5 exd5 12. h3 Bf6 13. Bc3 Be6 14. Re1 g6 15. Qd2 Rc8 16. Rac1 a6 17. Qf4 Bg7 18. b3 Qf6 19. Qxf6 Bxf6 20. Ne5 Be7 21. Nxc6 Rxc6 22. Bd2 Rfc8 23. Rxc6 Rxc6 24. Rc1 Rxc1+ 25. Bxc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2792) – Adhiban,Baskaran (2655) [A10]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. c4 d6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Be7 4. Bg2 f5 5. d4 Nf6 6. dxe5 dxe5 7. Qxd8+ Bxd8 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 c6 10. Nf3 Bc7 11. O-O Na6 12. Rfd1 Re8 13. Rac1 e4 14. Nd4 f4 15. Ndb5 fxg3 16. hxg3 e3 17. f4 Bg4 18. Nxc7 Nxc7 19. Ba3 Ne6 20. Bd6 g5 21. fxg5 Nxg5 22. Rd4 Ne6 23. Rd3 Ng7 24. Rf1 Nf5 25. Bf3 Bh3 26. Bg2 Bg4 27. Rf4 Re6 28. Bc7 h5 29. Bf3 Ng7 30. Bd8 Nge8 31. Kg2 Bxf3+ 32. Rxf3 Ng4 33. Rf5 Ng7 34. Rf4 Rg6 35. Bh4 Ne6 36. Rf5 Re8 37. Ne4 Ng7 38. Nf6+ Nxf6 39. Rxf6 Rxf6 40. Bxf6 Nf5 41. Kf3 Kf7 42. Bg5 Rg8 43. Bf4 Ke6 44. Rd1 b5 45. cxb5 cxb5 46. Rh1 Rh8 47. Bxe3 Nxe3 48. Kxe3 Kf5 49. Rh4 Re8+ 50. Kf3 Kg5 51. Rd4 Rf8+ 52. Rf4 Rc8 53. Re4 Rc3+ 54. e3 Rc5 55. b4 Rf5+ 56. Rf4 Rd5 57. Rf7 a6 58. Rg7+ Kh6 59. Rc7 Rd6 60. Rc5 Rf6+ 61. Ke4 Rg6 62. Kf3 Rf6+ 63. Kg2 Rd6 64. Kh3 Re6 65. Rc3 Kg5 66. a3 Kg6 67. g4 hxg4+ 68. Kxg4 Kf6 69. Kf4 Ke7 70. e4 Rh6 71. Rc7+ Kd8 72. Ra7 Kc8 73. e5 Kb8 74. Rd7 a5 75. bxa5 Ra6 76. Rd5 Rxa5 77. e6 Kc7 78. e7 Ra8 79. Kf5 Kc6 80. Rd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Matlakov,M (2718) – Karjakin,Sergey (2753) [A07]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. d4 e6 7. c4 Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Ne5 Nbd7 10. g4 Bg6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Qd3 Ne8 13. cxd5 exd5 14. Rb1 a5 15. a3 Nd6 16. b4 axb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2804) – Caruana,F (2811) [D30]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nbd2 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. Be2 Bb7 8. O-O O-O 9. b3 c3 10. a3 Be7 11. Nb1 c5 12. Nxc3 a6 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Qc2 Nbd7 15. Rfd1 Rc8 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. b4 Be7 18. Rac1 Qe8 19. Qb1 Nb6 20. Nd4 Kh8 21. Bf3 Bxf3 22. Nxf3 Nc4 23. Ne4 Qc6 24. Nfd2 Qb7 25. Nxc4 Rxc4 26. Rxc4 bxc4 27. Qc2 Rc8 28. h3 Qc6 29. Rd4 a5 30. Nd2 Rg8 31. g3 axb4 32. Rxc4 b3 33. Nxb3 Qf3 34. a4 Bd6 35. Rc8 Rxc8 36. Qxc8+ Kg7 37. Qc2 Bb4 38. Qc4 Qb7 39. a5 Bd6 40. a6 Qb6 41. Nd4 Qa5 42. Kg2 Qa3 43. Qc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler,P (2768) – Hou Yifan (2680) [D38]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Bb4 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bf4 O-O 7. Rc1 c6 8. e3 Bd6 9. Bxd6 Qxd6 10. Qc2 Re8 11. Bd3 Nbd7 12. O-O Nf8 13. h3 g6 14. Ne5 Nh5 15. Rfe1 Re7 16. Qa4 Nd7 17. Nf3 Ndf6 18. b4 a6 19. b5 cxb5 20. Nxb5 Bd7 21. Nxd6 Bxa4 22. Rb1 b5 23. Ne5 Nd7 24. Rec1 Nxe5 25. dxe5 Rxe5 26. Rc7 Rf8 27. Rc6 Ra8 28. Rc7 Rf8 29. Rc6 Ra8 30. Rbc1 d4 31. g4 Nf6 32. e4 Re6 33. f4 b4 34. Rc8+ Rxc8 35. Rxc8+ Kg7 36. e5 Nd5 37. Bc4 Nxf4 38. Rc7 d3 39. Rxf7+ Kh6 40. Rxf4 d2 41. Rd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2767) – Wei Yi (2743) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (5), 2018-01-17
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bf5 7. O-O Be7 8. Re1 O-O 9. c4 Nc6 10. cxd5 Qxd5 11. Nc3 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Rae8 13. Bf4 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 Bd6 15. c4 Qh5 16. Bxd6 cxd6 17. Qa3 Qa5 18. Qxd6 Rxe1+ 19. Rxe1 Rd8 20. Re3 h6 21. Qf4 Qxa2 22. d5 Na5 23. Qc7 Qb1+ 24. Re1 Qb6 25. Re7 Qxc7 26. Rxc7 b5 27. cxb5 Rxd5 28. h3 Rxb5 29. Rxa7 Nc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 4

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 16, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 3
2 Giri, Anish NED 2752 3
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 2.5
4 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 2.5
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 2.5
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 2
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 2
8 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 2
9 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 2
10 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 2
11 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 1.5
12 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 1.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 1
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 0.5

Giri, Anish (2752) – Carlsen, Magnus (2834) [C19]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.1), 2018-01-16
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 cxd4 8. Qxg7 Rg8 9. Qxh7 Qc7 10. Ne2 Nbc6 11. f4 dxc3 12. Nxc3 Nd4 13. Bb2 Bd7 14. O-O-O Qb6 15. Qd3 Ndf5 16. Rd2 Rc8 17. g3 Ne3 18. Ne4 Rxc2+ 19. Rxc2 dxe4 20. Qxe4 Nxc2 21. Qxc2 Bc6 22. Bg2 Bxg2 23. Qxg2 Nd5 24. Kb1 Nc3+ 25. Ka1 Qb3 26. Bxc3 Qxa3+ 27. Kb1 Qxc3 28. Rc1 Qb4+ 29. Qb2 Qe4+ 30. Qc2 Qb4+ 31. Qb2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2680) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [C89]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.2), 2018-01-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. d4 exd4 10. e5 Ne4 11. cxd4 Bf5 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Na5 14. Bc2 Bxc2 15. Qxc2 Nc4 16. a4 Qd7 17. Bg5 bxa4 18. Rxa4 a5 19. Rea1 Rfb8 20. R4a2 Bxg5 21. Nxg5 g6 22. h3 Rb6 23. Nf3 Rab8 24. Qc1 Kg7 25. Kh2 Qf5 26. Nd2 Nb2 27. Nf3 a4 28. Rxa4 Nxa4 29. Rxa4 Rb2 30. Qe3 Qe4 31. Qxe4 dxe4 32. Ng5 Rxf2 33. Nxe4 Re2 34. Nf6 Rbb2 35. Kg3 Re3+ 36. Kf4 Rxc3 37. Ra8 Rxg2 38. Rg8+ Kh6 39. Rh8 Rf2+ 40. Ke4 Rxf6 41. exf6 Kg5 42. Rxh7 Kxf6 43. Rh8 Kg5 44. h4+ Kg4 45. d5 Rc4+ 46. Ke5 f5 47. h5 Re4+ 48. Kf6 gxh5 49. Rc8 f4 50. Rxc7 f3 51. Rg7+ Kf4 52. Rh7 f2 53. Rxh5 Kg3 54. Rg5+ Rg4  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Svidler, Peter (2768) [D78]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.3), 2018-01-16
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. d4 O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Ne5 Be6 8. cxd5 Bxd5 9. Nc3 Bxg2 10. Kxg2 Nbd7 11. Qb3 Qb6 12. Rd1 Qxb3 13. axb3 Rfc8 14. f4 c5 15. Be3 cxd4 16. Rxd4 Nxe5 17. fxe5 Ne8 18. Rd7 Rc7 19. Rxa7 Rb8 20. Rd5 b6 21. Nb5 Rxa7 22. Nxa7 Kf8 23. Rd7 Ra8 24. Bd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) – Anand, Viswanathan (2767) [A09]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.4), 2018-01-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 d4 3. b4 c5 4. g3 cxb4 5. a3 b3 6. d3 Nc6 7. Nbd2 e5 8. Bg2 Nf6 9. Nxb3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Bg5 Rb8 12. Ne1 Bd7 13. Nc2 b5 14. Nd2 a6 15. Nb4 Nxb4 16. axb4 bxc4 17. Nxc4 Bb5 18. Nxe5 Bxb4 19. Rb1 a5 20. Ng4 Rb6 21. Qc1 Qc8 22. Ne5 Qe6 23. Nf3 Qxe2 24. Nxd4 Qxd3 25. Rd1 Qg6 26. Bxf6 Qxf6 27. Nxb5 Rxb5 28. Qc6 Qf5 29. Be4 Qe5 30. Rd7 Rc5 31. Qb7 g6 32. Bd5 Qf6 33. Rb3 Rc3 34. Rxc3 Bxc3 35. Rxf7 Rxf7 36. Bxf7+ Qxf7 37. Qc8+ Qf8 38. Qc4+ Qf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2753) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.5), 2018-01-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. Nbd2 Bf5 9. Re1 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 O-O 12. c3 h6 13. Bf4 Bd6 14. Bg3 Qd7 15. Re3 Rfe8 16. Rae1 Rxe3 17. Rxe3 a6 18. Bxd6 Qxd6 19. Nh4 Qd7 20. Qf5 Rd8 21. Qxd7 Rxd7 22. Re8+ Kh7 23. Rc8 Ne7 24. Rb8 c5 25. Nf3 Nc6 26. Rc8 cxd4 27. Nxd4 Nxd4 28. cxd4 Re7 29. Kf1 Re4 30. Rc7 b5 31. Rxf7 Rxd4 32. Ke2 Ra4 33. a3 Rc4 34. Kd3 b4 35. axb4 Rxb4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei, Yi (2743) – Jones, Gawain C B (2640) [E71]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.6), 2018-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6 9. Be2 Qe8 10. g4 Kh8 11. Nd2 Ng8 12. h4 f5 13. gxf5 gxf5 14. Bh5 Qd7 15. Qe2 Nf6 16. Bf3 fxe4 17. Ndxe4 Nxe4 18. Nxe4 Nb4 19. Bg2 Qa4 20. Nc3 Qc2 21. Be4 Qxe2+ 22. Kxe2 Bg4+ 23. f3 Bh5 24. Rag1 Rf7 25. Be3 Bf6 26. Rg5 Bg6 27. Bxg6 hxg6 28. Rxg6 Nc2 29. Ne4 Be7 30. Ng5 Rf6 31. Rxf6 Bxf6 32. Ne6 Nxe3 33. Kxe3 Rg8 34. Ke4 c6 35. Kf5 Be7 36. Ng5 Re8 37. Ne4 Kg7 38. Ke6 Bf8+ 39. Kd7 Re7+ 40. Kxd6 Kf7 41. Rg1 cxd5 42. cxd5 Ke8 43. Nf6+ Kd8 44. Rg8 Re8+ 45. Rxf8 Rxf8 46. Ke6 Rh8 47. h5 b5 48. d6  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2811) – So, Wesley (2792) [E46]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (4.7), 2018-01-16
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Ne2 d5 6. a3 Be7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nf4 Re8 9. Bd3 Bd6 10. O-O Bxf4 11. exf4 Nc6 12. Be3 Ne7 13. Qc2 g6 14. f3 Bf5 15. g4 Bxd3 16. Qxd3 Kg7 17. Rae1 Qd7 18. Bf2 h5 19. h3 c6 20. Ne2 hxg4 21. hxg4 Nfg8 22. Bh4 f5 23. Ng3 Rf8 24. Re5 Rf7 25. Qe2 Kf8 26. Re6 Rc8 27. b4 b6 28. Re1 c5 29. bxc5 bxc5 30. dxc5 Qc7 31. Kg2 Qxc5 32. Qe5 fxg4 33. fxg4 d4 34. Qxc5 Rxc5 35. Ne4 Rc2+ 36. Kf3 Nd5 37. Bg5 Rh7 38. Nd6 d3 39. f5 Rh3+ 40. Ke4 d2 41. Rf1 d1=Q 42. Rxd1 Nc3+ 43. Kd4 Nxd1 44. f6 Nxf6 45. Bxf6 Rd2+ 46. Kc5 Rc2+ 47. Kd4 Rd2+ 48. Kc5 Rc2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 16, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 2.5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2752 2.5
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 2
4 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 2
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 2
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 1.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 1.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 1.5
9 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 1.5
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 1
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 1
12 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 1
13 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 0.5
14 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 0.5

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Wei, Yi (2743) [E06]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.1), 2018-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Qc2 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 Na6 9. cxd5 Nb4 10. Qb3 e5 11. Nb5 Nbxd5 12. N1c3 Be6 13. Nxd5 Bxd5 14. Bxd5 Qxd5 15. Bg5 Qxb3 16. axb3 a6 17. Nc3 h6 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Nd5 Rac8 20. Rac1 e4 21. Rc4 Rxc4 22. bxc4 Bxb2 23. Rb1 Ba3 24. Rxb7 Rc8 25. Ra7 Rxc4 26. Rxa6 Bf8 27. Ra8 g6 28. e3 Kg7 29. Kg2 h5 30. h3 Bd6 31. Rd8 Be5 32. Re8 Bd6 33. Rd8 Be5 34. g4 hxg4 35. hxg4 Rc5 36. g5 Rb5 37. Kh3 Rc5 38. Ne7 Rc2 39. Kg2 Rc7 40. Rg8+ Kh7 41. Re8 Rc5 42. Rc8 Rb5 43. Rf8 Kg7 44. Rg8+ Kh7 45. Rf8 Kg7 46. Rg8+ Kh7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Giri, Anish (2752) [C48]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.2), 2018-01-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nd4 5. Bc4 Bc5 6. d3 d6 7. Na4 b5 8. Nxd4 bxc4 9. Ne2 cxd3 10. Qxd3 Bb4+ 11. c3 Qd7 12. b3 Ba5 13. O-O Bb7 14. f3 Bc6 15. Qa6 Bb6+ 16. Nxb6 axb6 17. Qd3 d5 18. exd5 Qxd5 19. Rd1 Qxd3 20. Rxd3 O-O 21. c4 Rfe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [C07]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.3), 2018-01-15
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. dxc5 Qxc5 6. Ngf3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Qe2 Qc7 9. c3 Be7 10. O-O b6 11. Ne4 O-O 12. Bg5 Bb7 13. Bh4 Qf4 14. Bg5 Qc7 15. Rad1 Rfd8 16. Rfe1 Rac8 17. Bh4 Qf4 18. Bg3 Qg4 19. Nxf6+ Bxf6 20. Ba6 Bxa6 21. Qxa6 Nc5 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Qxa7 Nd3 24. h3 Qc4 25. Rd1 h5 26. Qxb6 Qxa2 27. Ne5 Qxb2 28. Qc7 Rf8 29. Nd7 Qe2 30. Ra1 Qb2 31. Ra7 Bd8 32. Qd6 Qb1+ 33. Kh2 Re8 34. Qc6 h4 35. Nf6+ Bxf6 36. Qxe8+ Kh7 37. Qxf7 hxg3+ 38. fxg3 Qb8 39. Qxf6 Qxa7 40. Qh4+ Kg8 41. Qd8+ Kf7 42. Qxd3 Qc5 43. h4 e5 44. g4 g6 45. Qf3+ Kg7 46. g5 Qc4 47. Qb7+ Kg8 48. Qb4 Qd5 49. Qb8+ Kf7 50. Qa7+ Ke6 51. Qa6+ Kf5 52. Kg3 Qd1 53. Qf6+ Ke4 54. Qf3+ Qxf3+ 55. gxf3+  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [D38]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.4), 2018-01-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 O-O 7. e3 h6 8. Bh4 Bf5 9. Qb3 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Nbd7 11. Be2 c5 12. dxc5 g5 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. c6 bxc6 15. Nxc6 Qe8 16. Bg3 Nc5 17. Qb5 Nfe4 18. O-O Rc8 19. Nd4 Nxc3 20. Qa5 Nxe2+ 21. Nxe2 Qa4 22. Qxa4 Nxa4 23. Rfd1 Rfd8 24. Be5 Re8 25. Bd4 Rc2 26. Kf1 a6 27. h4 gxh4 28. Nf4 Nb2 29. Rdc1 Rxc1+ 30. Rxc1 Nd3 31. Nxd3 Bxd3+ 32. Kg1 Bc4 33. a3 Rb8 34. Kh2 Rb3 35. Ra1 Rd3 36. Kh3 Rd2 37. f3 Bd3 38. Rg1 Bc2 39. Kxh4 Rd1 40. Rxd1 Bxd1 41. Kg4 Be2 42. Kf5 h5 43. Kg5 Bf1 44. g3 Be2 45. e4 Bxf3 46. exd5 Bxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.5), 2018-01-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c4 c6 9. Qc2 Na6 10. a3 Bg4 11. Ne5 Bf5 12. b4 Nc7 13. f3 Bg6 14. c5 Bxe5 15. dxe5 Ng5 16. Bb2 d4 17. f4 Nd5 18. fxg5 Ne3 19. Qd2 Bxd3 20. Qxd3 Nxf1 21. Kxf1 Qxg5 22. Nd2 Qxe5 23. Nf3 Qh5 24. Qxd4 f6 25. Qc4+ Kh8 26. Bc1 Rfe8 27. Bf4 a5 28. Bd6 axb4 29. Qxb4 Qd5 30. Qxb7 h6 31. Kg1 Ra4 32. h3 Rc4 33. Qb2 Qd3 34. Ra2 Qd1+ 35. Kh2 Rc1 36. a4 f5 37. Qb7 f4 38. Bxf4 Rxc5 39. Rd2 Qxa4 40. Qf7 Rg8 41. Be5 Qc4 42. Rd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [D45]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.6), 2018-01-15
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Be2 Bd6 7. Qc2 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. a4 e5 10. Bxc4 exd4 11. exd4 Nb6 12. Bb3 Nbd5 13. Bg5 Be6 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. Qd3 Be7 16. Ne5 Ne4 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. f3 Nd6 19. Rfe1 Rac8 20. a5 Qg5 21. Rad1 Rfd8 22. g3 Nc4 23. Bc2 g6 24. Nxc4 Rxc4 25. Bb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [A18]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (3.7), 2018-01-15
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e4 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. e5 Ne4 6. Nf3 Bf5 7. d3 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Be7 9. d4 O-O 10. Bd3 Qd7 11. O-O Nc6 12. Re1 b6 13. Bb5 Qe6 14. Ng5 Bxg5 15. Bxg5 Qg6 16. h4 a6 17. Be2 h6 18. Bf4 Qe6 19. h5 Be4 20. Bg4 Bf5 21. Bf3 Rad8 22. Qe2 Na5 23. g4 Be4 24. Bxe4 dxe4 25. Bg3 c5 26. dxc5 Nc4 27. Qxe4 Nd2 28. Qf4 bxc5 29. Re3 Nc4 30. Re4 Nd2 31. Re3 Nc4 32. Re4 Nd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 14, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Giri, Anish NED 2752 2
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 1.5
3 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 1.5
4 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 1.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 1
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 1
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 1
8 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 1
9 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 1
1- Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 1
11 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 0.5
12 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 0.5
13 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 0.5
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 0

Adhiban,Baskaran (2655) – Carlsen,M (2834) [C47]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. exd5 O-O 9. O-O cxd5 10. Bg5 c6 11. Qf3 Bd6 12. Rae1 Rb8 13. b3 a5 14. h3 h6 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. Qxf6 gxf6 17. Ne2 c5 18. Ng3 Rd8 19. Nf5 Bf8 20. Ne7+ Bxe7 21. Rxe7 Be6 22. Rd1 c4 23. Be2 a4 24. bxa4 Bf5 25. Bf3 d4 26. a5 Bxc2 27. Rc1 Rb1 28. Rxb1 Bxb1 29. Rc7 c3 30. Bd1 Ra8 31. Rc5 Bxa2 32. Bc2 Be6 33. Kf1 Rc8 34. Rxc8+ Bxc8 35. Ke2 Ba6+ 36. Kf3 d3  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2752) – Kramnik,V (2787) [A13]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Qb3 Ba5 4. Nf3 c5 5. d4 Nf6 6. dxc5 Na6 7. Be3 Ne4 8. g3 Naxc5 9. Qc2 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 b6 11. Bg2 Bb7 12. O-O O-O 13. Rfd1 Qe7 14. a4 d6 15. a5 f5 16. axb6 axb6 17. Nd4 Nf6 18. Bxb7 Nxb7 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. Nb5 Rc8 21. Qa2 d5 22. Bg5 Rxc4 23. Qa8+ Kf7 24. Ra1 Na5 25. Qb8 Rc6 26. Nd4 Rxc3 27. Qxb6 Nc4 28. Qb8 Nd7 29. Bxe7 Nxb8 30. Bb4 e5 31. Ra7+ Kg8 32. Bxc3 exd4 33. Bxd4 Nc6 34. Rxg7+ Kf8 35. Bf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Matlakov,M (2718) – So,W (2792) [E04]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Qa4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Nd5 8. Bxb4 Ndxb4 9. Nc3 Bd7 10. O-O a5 11. Qd1 O-O 12. e3 a4 13. Nxa4 Nxd4 14. Qxd4 Bxa4 15. Qxc4 Qe7 16. a3 Nd5 17. Rfc1 Rfc8 18. b3 Bc6 19. Nd4 Rxa3 20. Nxc6 bxc6 21. Qxc6 Rxa1 22. Rxa1 Nf6 23. Rc1 h5 24. Bf3 Rb8 25. Qxc7 Qxc7 26. Rxc7 Rxb3 27. Rc8+ Kh7 28. Rc7 Kg8 29. Rc8+ Kh7 30. Rc7 Kg8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou Yifan (2680) – Mamedyarov,S (2804) [C15]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. a3 Ba5 7. Nge2 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bg5 f6 10. Be3 Bf5 11. Nf4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Qd7 13. c4 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 Rad8 15. Rab1 b6 16. Rb5 dxc4 17. Qxc4+ Rf7 18. Rd1 Na5 19. Qd3 c6 20. Rbb1 Qf5 21. a4 g5 22. Nh5 Qxd3 23. Rxd3 Nd5 24. Bd2 Nc4 25. Re1 h6 26. h4 Kh7 27. g4 gxh4 28. Re6 Rd6 29. Rxd6 Nxd6 30. f3 f5 31. Be1 a5 32. Bxh4 b5 33. Ra3 Nc4 34. Ra1 fxg4 35. fxg4 Nde3 36. Nf6+ Kg6 37. d5 cxd5 38. axb5 Rxf6 39. Bxf6 Kxf6 40. c3 Ke6 41. b6 Kd7 42. Rb1 Kc8 43. b7+ Kb8 44. Kf2 a4 45. Ke2 a3 46. Kd3 Nxg4 47. Kd4 Nd2 48. Rb4 a2  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2753) – Anand,V (2767) [A07]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O Nc6 5. d4 e6 6. c4 dxc4 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nfd2 Na5 10. Na3 Bxa3 11. bxa3 O-O 12. Ne4 Nxe4 13. Bxe4 e5 14. Bb2 Re8 15. Bc3 Nc6 16. Rab1 h6 17. f3 Re7 18. Kf2 f6 19. Bd5+ Kh7 20. Be4+ Kg8 21. Bb4 Rc7 22. Bd6 Rd7 23. Bd5+ Kh8 24. Bxc4 Nd4 25. Bc5 Rc7 26. Bxd4 Rxc4 27. Be3 b6 28. Rd8+ Kh7 29. Rc1 Rxc1 30. Bxc1 Bb7 31. Rxa8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2811) – Jones,G (2640) [E71]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 Na6 8. g4 Nc5 9. f3 h5 10. Qd2 Nh7 11. O-O-O h4 12. Bd3 Nxd3+ 13. Qxd3 f5 14. Rh2 Kh8 15. Rg2 Bd7 16. exf5 gxf5 17. g5 f4 18. Bf2 Qe8 19. Ne4 Bf5 20. Bxh4 Qh5 21. Bf2 Bxe4 22. fxe4 Nxg5 23. Rg4 Nh7 24. Nf3 Bf6 25. c5 Rg8 26. Rdg1 Qh6 27. Qf1 Be7 28. Kc2 Nf6 29. Ng5 Raf8 30. Ne6 Qh7 31. Rh4 Nh5 32. Nxf8 Rxf8 33. Rhg4 Qxe4+ 34. Qd3 Qxd3+ 35. Kxd3 e4+ 36. Kc4 dxc5 37. Bxc5 Bxc5 38. Kxc5 Ng3 39. Rh4+ Kg7 40. Kd4 Rf5 41. Rxf4 Rxf4 42. Rxg3+ Kf6 43. Rb3 c6 44. Rxb7 cxd5 45. Kxd5 e3 46. Rb3 Rf2 47. Rxe3 Rxb2 48. a4 Rb7 49. h4 Rd7+ 50. Kc5 Rh7 51. Re4 Rh5+ 52. Kd6 Kf7 53. Re7+ Kg8 54. Re4 Kf7 55. Rf4+ Ke8 56. Kc7 Ke7 57. Re4+ Kf6 58. Kb7 Rh7+ 59. Ka6 Kf5 60. Rb4 Ke6 61. a5 Kd6 62. Rf4 Rh5 63. Rg4 Kc6 64. Rb4 Rh7 65. Rc4+ Kd6 66. Rc1 Rxh4 67. Kxa7 Ra4 68. a6 Rb4 69. Ka8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Wei Yi (2743) – Svidler,P (2768) [D80]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (2), 2018-01-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Ne4 5. Bh4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 dxc4 7. e3 Be6 8. Nf3 Bg7 9. Qb1 Qd5 10. Be2 Bf5 11. Qb4 c5 12. Qb5+ Bd7 13. Qxc4 Bc6 14. Qb3 e6 15. c4 Qd7 16. Ne5 Qc7 17. O-O O-O 18. Bg3 Qb6 19. Rfd1 Qa6 20. a4 Nd7 21. Nxc6 bxc6 22. Rab1 cxd4 23. exd4 Nb6 24. Ra1 Rfd8 25. a5 Nc8 26. Ra2 Ne7 27. d5 exd5 28. cxd5 Qc8 29. Bh4 Qc7 30. Bxe7 Qxe7 31. dxc6 Rxd1+ 32. Qxd1 Rd8 33. Qc2 Be5 34. g3 Rb8 35. Kg2 Kg7 36. Qc1 Rb3 37. Bf3 Bc7 38. Qc4 Ra3 39. Qd4+ Be5 40. Re2 Rxa5 41. Qd7 Kf8 42. Qc8+ Qe8 43. Qb7 Rc5 44. Qxa7 Qe7 45. Qa3 h5 46. Rd2 Bd6 47. Qd3 Be5 48. Qa3 Bd6 49. Qd3 Be5 50. Qb3 Rc3 51. Qd1 h4 52. Rd7 Qg5 53. Qd5 Qf5 54. Bg4 Qf6 55. f4 Bxf4 56. gxf4 Rc2+ 57. Kh3 Rc3+ 58. Kg2 Rc2+ 59. Kg1 Rc1+ 60. Bd1 Qxf4 61. Qd4 Qxd4+ 62. Rxd4 Rxc6 63. Rxh4 Kg7 64. Rd4 Rf6 65. Kg2 Kh6 66. Bf3 Kg7 67. Kg3 Kh6 68. Kf2 Kg7 69. Rd7 Kg8 70. Ke3 Kg7 71. Bd5 Kg8 72. Bc4 Kg7 73. Rc7 Rf5 74. Ra7 Rf6 75. Rb7 Rf5 76. Ba2 Rf6 77. Bb3 Rf5 78. Rd7 Rf6 79. Bc4 Rf5 80. Bd5 Rf6 81. Rb7 Rf5 82. Ke4 Kg8 83. Ra7 Kg7 84. Kd4 Rf2 85. h3 Rf1 86. Kc5 Rf6 87. Rb7 Kg8 88. Kd4 Rf5 89. Kc4 Kg7 90. Kc5 Rf6 91. Rc7 Kf8 92. Be4 Kg7 93. Kd5 Re6 94. Kd4 Rf6 95. Ra7 Kf8 96. Ra3 Kg7 97. Kd5 Re6 98. Rc3 Rf6 99. Bc2 Kf8 100. Bb3 Kg7 101. Ke5 Rf5+ 102. Kd6 Rf4 103. Bd5 Rf5 104. Rc7 Kf8 105. Ra7 Rf6+ 106. Kd7 Rf5 107. Ra8+ Kg7 108. Kd6 Rf6+ 109. Ke7 Rf5 110. Rd8 Re5+ 111. Kd6 Rf5 112. Be4 Rf6+ 113. Ke5 Re6+ 114. Kf4 Rf6+ 115. Kg5 Re6 116. Rd4 Rf6 117. h4 Re6 118. Bf3 Rf6 119. Bg4 Rf1 120. Rd7 Rf2 121. h5 gxh5 122. Bxh5 Rf1 123. Bxf7 Rxf7 124. Rxf7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Tata Steel Masters 2018 Round 1

Posted by 365Chess.com on January 13, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2787 1
2 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2767 1
3 Giri, Anish NED 2752 1
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2834 0.5
5 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2811 0.5
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2804 0.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2792 0.5
8 Svidler, Peter RUS 2768 0.5
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2753 0.5
10 Adhiban, Baskaran IND 2655 0.5
11 Jones, Gawain C B ENG 2640 0.5
12 Wei, Yi CHN 2743 0
13 Matlakov, Maxim RUS 2718 0
14 Hou, Yifan CHN 2680 0

Carlsen, Magnus (2834) – Caruana, Fabiano (2811) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.1), 2018-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Qxe2+ 8. Bxe2 g6 9. Nd4 a6 10. Bf4 Bg7 11. h3 Bd7 12. Bf3 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. Bxc6+ bxc6 15. O-O-O Kd7 16. Rhe1 Rhe8 17. Ne4 Nd5 18. Bd2 f5 19. Ng5 h6 20. Nf3 g5 21. c3 c5 22. Kc2 Bf6 23. Rxe8 Rxe8 24. Re1 Rf8 25. Rh1 Re8 26. g3 g4 27. Ng1 Bg5 28. Kd1 a5 29. Ne2 a4 30. Bxg5 hxg5 31. hxg4 fxg4 32. Rh5 Re5 33. Rh7+ Ke6 34. a3 Rf5 35. c4 Nf6 36. Rh2 Rf3 37. Kc2 Nd7 38. d4 Nb6 39. dxc5 dxc5 40. Nc3 Ke5 41. Nd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2752) – Hou, Yifan (2680) [C42]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.2), 2018-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Bd3 Be6 9. Qe2 Bf6 10. O-O-O Qe7 11. Kb1 a6 12. Rhe1 O-O-O 13. h3 Rhe8 14. g4 h6 15. Nd2 Bg5 16. f4 Bh4 17. Bf2 Bxf2 18. Qxf2 Qf8 19. f5 Bd7 20. f6 g6 21. Be4 Kb8 22. Nc4 Re6 23. Bxc6 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Bxc6 25. Na5 Re8 26. Nxc6+ bxc6 27. Qg3 Qh8 28. Re7 Rxe7 29. fxe7 Qe8 30. Qe3 Kc8 31. h4 Kd7 32. Qxh6 Qxe7 33. b3 Qe4 34. g5 Qe5 35. Qf8 Qd5 36. Kb2 c5 37. Qg8 Qf3 38. Qf8 Qd5 39. Qg7 Qf5 40. Qg8 Qf3 41. a4 Qf1 42. Qf8 Qf5 43. Qa8 Qf1 44. Qe4 Kd8 45. Qg4 d5 46. a5 Qe1 47. h5 gxh5 48. Qxh5 Qe6 49. Qh8+ Ke7 50. b4 cxb4 51. cxb4 Kd7 52. Qd4 Kc8 53. Qf6 Qxf6+ 54. gxf6 Kd7 55. Kb3 Kc6 56. c4 d4 57. Kc2 Kd6 58. Kd2 c6 59. Ke2 Kd7 60. Kd3 Kc7 61. Kxd4 Kd6 62. Kd3 Kc7 63. Ke4 Kd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2787) – Wei, Yi (2743) [D77]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.3), 2018-01-13
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 c5 8. dxc5 c3 9. Nb5 Na6 10. Nxc3 Nxc5 11. Be3 Nfe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 Nd6 16. Rac1 Rd8 17. f4 Kf8 18. Kf2 Bg4 19. h3 Bd7 20. e4 Rac8 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Rd1 Ke8 23. e5 Nf5 24. Nb3 Bc6 25. Rc1 Kd7 26. Nc5+ Ke8 27. Nd3 Kd7 28. g4 Nd4 29. Rc4 Ne6 30. f5 gxf5 31. gxf5 Ng7 32. Bxc6+ bxc6 33. Nc5+ Kc7 34. Rh4 h5 35. f6 exf6 36. exf6 Ne8 37. Rxh5 Nxf6 38. Rf5 Nd5 39. Rxf7+ Kd6 40. Ne4+ Ke5 41. Nd2 a5 42. Nc4+ Ke6 43. Rh7 Rb8 44. Ke2 Kf5 45. Rh6 Nf6 46. h4 a4 47. Kd3 c5 48. Ne3+ Ke5 49. h5 Rd8+ 50. Kc4 Ne4 51. Kb5 Kd4 52. Nc4 a3 53. Nxa3 Nd6+ 54. Kc6 Nf7 55. Nb5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2768) – Adhiban, Baskaran (2655) [B12]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.4), 2018-01-13
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O h6 7. Nbd2 Bh7 8. Nb3 Nd7 9. a4 g5 10. a5 a6 11. c3 Nf5 12. Bd3 g4 13. Ne1 h5 14. Nc2 c5 15. Nxc5 Nxc5 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Nd4 Bxd4 18. cxd4 Rc8 19. Ra3 Rc7 20. Bf4 Nh4 21. Qd2 Bxd3 22. Bg5 Qc8 23. Rxd3 Nf5 24. Qb4 Kd7 25. Qa4+ Rc6 26. Rc1 Rg8 27. Bf6 Qc7 28. g3 Rc8 29. Rc5 Ke8 30. b4 Qd7 31. Qd1 Rxc5 32. bxc5 Qb5 33. h3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jones, Gawain C B (2640) – Karjakin, Sergey (2753) [C54]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.5), 2018-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Bxd2+ 8. Nbxd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Qb3 Na5 11. Qa4+ Nc6 12. Qb3 Nce7 13. O-O O-O 14. Rfe1 c6 15. Ne4 Nb6 16. Bd3 Ned5 17. Nc5 Nf6 18. Rac1 Rb8 19. Qa3 a6 20. Qb3 Qc7 21. Ne4 Nfd5 22. Nc3 Qd6 23. Be4 Bg4 24. Nxd5 cxd5 25. Bb1 Bxf3 26. Qxf3 Rfe8 27. Qc3 g6 28. Bd3 Kg7 29. g3 Rbc8 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Qb3 Re7 32. Bf1 Qf6 33. Qb4 Re4 34. Rd1 Re7 35. Rc1 Re4 36. Rd1 Re7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2767) – Matlakov, Maxim (2718) [C77]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.6), 2018-01-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Ba7 11. Nbd2 Na5 12. Bc2 Nh5 13. a4 b4 14. cxb4 Nc6 15. b5 Nb4 16. Nc4 Nxg3 17. hxg3 g4 18. Nh4 axb5 19. axb5 Bxf2+ 20. Kxf2 Rxa1 21. Qxa1 Nxc2 22. Qa4 Qf6+ 23. Kg1 Nd4 24. b6+ Bd7 25. Qd1 cxb6 26. Kh2 O-O 27. Rf1 Qg5 28. Nxd6 Be6 29. Nhf5 Nxf5 30. exf5 Bd5 31. Qe2 Qf6 32. Qxg4+ Kh7 33. Ne4 Bxe4 34. dxe4 Rd8 35. Rc1 Rd4 36. Rc7 Rb4 37. Qe2 Kg7 38. Rc8 Qg5 39. Rc6 Rb3 40. Rc3 Rb4 41. b3 Rd4 42. Rc6 Rb4 43. Qf3 Kh7 44. Rd6 Kg7 45. Rd5 Qf6 46. Kg1 Kh7 47. Qd3 Kg7 48. Kf2 Rd4 49. Rxd4 exd4 50. Qb5 Qd8 51. Qd5 Qf6 52. g4 Kg8 53. Kf3  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2792) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2804) [B29]
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.7), 2018-01-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nxd5 exd5 6. d4 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bd3 d6 9. exd6 Qxd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Re1 h6 12. h3 Bd7 13. Be3 d4 14. Bd2 Rfe8 15. a3 Qd5 16. b4 Bd6 17. c4 dxc3 18. Rxe8+ Rxe8 19. Bxc3 Be6 20. Be4 Qxe4 21. Qxd6 Qc2 22. Qd2 Qxd2 23. Nxd2 Rd8 24. Re1 Nd4 25. a4 Nc2 26. Rc1 Nd4 27. Re1 Nc2 28. Rc1 Nd4 29. Re1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the World Blitz Chess Championships 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 30, 2017 in Chess news

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2689) [B20]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (1.1), 2017-12-29
1. e4 c5 2. a3 Nc6 3. b4 cxb4 4. axb4 Nxb4 5. d4 d5 6. c3 Nc6 7. exd5 Qxd5 8. Na3 Bf5 9. Nb5 Rc8 10. Nxa7 Nxa7 11. Rxa7 e5 12. Nf3 exd4 13. Nxd4 Bd7 14. Nb5 Qxd1+ 15. Kxd1 Bc6 16. Bd3 Bc5 17. Re1+ Ne7 18. Ba3 Bxa3 19. Rxa3 Rd8 20. Nd4 Kd7 21. Ra7 Rhe8 22. Kc2 Kc7 23. Rb1 Rb8 24. f3 Nd5 25. Nxc6 Kxc6 26. Bb5+ Kb6 27. Rxb7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Sjugirov, Sanan (2650) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [A07]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (2.1), 2017-12-29
1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 e5 4. d3 d5 5. O-O Ne7 6. e4 O-O 7. Nc3 dxe4 8. dxe4 c6 9. Be3 f6 10. Qe2 Be6 11. Rad1 Qe8 12. a4 Nd7 13. a5 Nc8 14. b3 Qe7 15. Na4 b5 16. axb6 axb6 17. c4 Qb4 18. Qc2 Rf7 19. Bd2 Qe7 20. Be3 Bf8 21. Rd3 Qe8 22. Rfd1 Rb8 23. h4 h5 24. Nc3 Kh7 25. Qd2 Rb7 26. Ne1 Be7 27. f4 Nc5 28. Bxc5 Bxc5+ 29. Kh2 Rbd7 30. Qe2 Bd4 31. f5 gxf5 32. exf5 Bxf5 33. Qxh5+ Kg7 34. Qxf5 Nd6 35. Qg4+ Kf8 36. Bxc6 Rg7 37. Bxd7 Rxd7 38. Rxd4 exd4 39. Qxd4 Qe6 40. Nf3 Qf5 41. Qf4 Qc2+ 42. Qd2 Qg6 43. Qf2 Ne4 44. Nxe4 Rxd1 45. Nc3 Rc1 46. Ne2 Rc2 47. Nfd4 Ra2 48. Qf3 Qf7 49. h5 Kg8 50. Kh3 Qd7+ 51. Qg4+ Qxg4+ 52. Kxg4 Rd2 53. Kf5 Kf7 54. g4 Rd3 55. b4 Ra3 56. c5 bxc5 57. bxc5 Ra5 58. Nb3 Ra2 59. Ned4 Rf2+ 60. Ke4 Rg2 61. Kf3 Ra2 62. c6 Ra4 63. Ke4 Ke7 64. Kd5 Ra8 65. Nf5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Kryvoruchko, Yuriy (2689) [A45]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (3.1), 2017-12-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 d5 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. Bd3 Nh5 8. Be5 f6 9. Bg3 g6 10. Qe2 Bd7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. e4 Nxg3 13. hxg3 dxe4 14. Bxe4 Kf7 15. O-O-O Qc7 16. Nc4 Rad8 17. Qd2 Bc8 18. Qh6 Rxd1+ 19. Rxd1 Kg8 20. g4 Bxf2 21. Bxc6 bxc6 22. g5 Qf4+ 23. Kb1 Qxc4 24. gxf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anton Guijarro, David (2666) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [A04]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (4.1), 2017-12-29
1. Nf3 b6 2. g3 Bb7 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. e4 d6 7. c3 Nf6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Re1 Nc6 10. a3 Nd7 11. Nb3 b5 12. d4 a5 13. Be3 a4 14. Nbd2 Qb6 15. d5 Nce5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Qe2 Ba6 18. f4 b4 19. c4 Nd7 20. Rab1 Rab8 21. Bh3 Rfd8 22. Rf1 Qa5 23. e5 dxe5 24. Ne4 Nb6 25. Rbc1 bxa3 26. bxa3 Nxd5 27. Bf2 exf4 28. Nxc5 Ne3 29. Nxa6 Qxa6 30. Rfe1 Rb2 31. Qf3 Rdd2 32. Bxe3 fxe3 33. c5 Rf2 34. Qd5 e6 35. Qd8+ Bf8 36. c6 Rbc2 37. c7 Qc6 38. Rxc2 Rxc2 39. Rxe3 Qxc7 40. Qxc7 Rxc7 41. Re4 Ra7 42. Bf1 Bxa3  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Akobian, Varuzhan (2647) [A45]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (5.1), 2017-12-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 b6 5. Nf3 Be7 6. h3 O-O 7. Nbd2 cxd4 8. exd4 Bb7 9. Bd3 d6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qe2 a6 12. a4 Re8 13. Bh2 h6 14. Rfe1 Bf8 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. Ne3 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxa6 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nf6 20. Bb5 Rec8 21. c4 Qb7 22. b4 g6 23. a5 bxa5 24. bxa5 Qa7 25. Qe3 Rd8 26. a6 Bg7 27. d5 exd5 28. Bc6 dxc4 29. Bxa8 Qxa8 30. Ra5 d5 31. Qb6 d4 32. a7 Rc8 33. Qb8 c3 34. Qxc8+ Qxc8  1 – 0 (view game)

Bortnyk, Olexandr (2610) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [B00]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (6.1), 2017-12-29
1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d5 Nb8 8. Re1 c6 9. Bf1 Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 Nbd7 12. Qd1 Rc8 13. Be3 a6 14. a4 Qa5 15. Qd2 Rfe8 16. b4 Qc7 17. Ra3 cxd5 18. exd5 Ne5 19. Rb3 Nc4 20. Bxc4 Qxc4 21. Bd4 Bh6 22. Be3 Bxe3 23. Rxe3 Qf4 24. Qd3 Rc7 25. b5 a5 26. b6 Rc5 27. Rb5 Nd7 28. Rxc5 Nxc5 29. Qb5 Ra8 30. Rxe7 Qc1+ 31. Kh2 Qxc2 32. Ne2 Qf5 33. Qc4 Qxf2 34. Nc3 Qf6 35. Re2 Nd7 36. Ne4 Qf4+ 37. g3 Qe5 38. Qb5 Rd8 39. Qxa5 Nc5 40. Nc3 Qd4 41. Nb5 Qxd5 42. Qb4 Qf3 43. Qd2 Nxa4 44. Rf2 Qc6 45. Qf4 Rf8 46. Qxa4 Qxb6 47. Rd2 d5 48. Nc3 Qe3 49. Qd4 Qxd4 50. Rxd4 Kg7 51. Rxd5 Rc8 52. Nb5 Rc2+ 53. Kg1 Rc1+ 54. Kf2 Rb1 55. h4 Rb2+ 56. Ke3 Rb3+ 57. Kf4 Rb4+ 58. Kf3 Rb3+ 59. Kf4 Rb4+ 60. Nd4 Kf6 61. Rd7 h6 62. g4 Kg7 63. g5 hxg5+ 64. hxg5 Ra4 65. Ke4 Rb4 66. Ke5 Rb6 67. Rc7 Kg8 68. Re7 Kg7 69. Rd7 Kg8 70. Rd6 Rb2 71. Rd8+ Kg7 72. Rd7 Rb6 73. Rc7 Kf8 74. Kd5 Kg8 75. Rd7 Rb1 76. Ke4 Re1+ 77. Kf4 Rb1 78. Nf3 Kg7 79. Ne5 Rf1+ 80. Kg4 Rg1+ 81. Kh4 Rh1+ 82. Kg3 Rg1+ 83. Kf4 Rf1+ 84. Nf3 Rb1 85. Rc7 Rb4+ 86. Ke3 Rb3+ 87. Ke4 Rb5 88. Nd4 Rb6 89. Kd5 Kg8 90. Nf3 Rb5+ 91. Ke4 Rb4+ 92. Nd4 Rb1 93. Nf3 Rb4+ 94. Ke5 Rb5+ 95. Ke4 Rb4+ 96. Nd4 Rb1 97. Ke5 Re1+ 98. Kf4 Rf1+ 99. Nf3 Rb1 100. Ne5 Rf1+ 101. Ke4 Rf5 102. Nf3 b5 103. Re7 Kg7 104. Rb7 Kg8 105. Rc7 Kg7 106. Nd4 Rf1 107. Rb7 Kg8 108. Rxb5 f6 109. Rb8+ Kf7 110. Rb7+ Kg8 111. gxf6 Rxf6 112. Ke5 Rf7 113. Rb6 Kh7 114. Ne6 Rf5+ 115. Ke4 Kh6 116. Nf4 Rg5 117. Ra6 Rg1 118. Ra8 Re1+ 119. Kf3 Rf1+ 120. Kg3 Rg1+ 121. Kf2 Rg4 122. Kf3 Rg1 123. Ne6 g5 124. Nd4 Kg6 125. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Wang, Hao (2709) [A45]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (7.1), 2017-12-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 d5 6. Ngf3 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bb5 Be7 9. Bd3 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. h3 Bd6 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Qb1 h6 14. a3 Nh5 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Ne5 cxd4 17. Nxc6 Bxc6 18. cxd4 Nf6 19. Nf3 Rfc8 20. Qd1 Bb7 21. Qe2 Rc7 22. Rac1 Rac8 23. Rxc7 Qxc7 24. Nd2 Ne4 25. Nb1 Nd6 26. Nc3 Qe7 27. Rc1 g6 28. f3 e5 29. dxe5 Qxe5 30. Re1 Re8 31. Nd1 Bc8 32. Qd2 Bf5 33. Bf1 h5 34. Nf2 Nc4 35. Bxc4 dxc4 36. e4 Be6 37. f4 Qc5 38. f5 Bc8 39. Qh6 Bxf5 40. Qf4 Be6 41. Qf6 Qe7 42. Qxe7 Rxe7 43. Nd1 Rd7 44. Nc3 Rd2 45. Re2 Rxe2 46. Nxe2 Kg7 47. Kf2 Kf6 48. Ke3 Ke5 49. Ng1 b5 50. Nf3+ Kd6 51. Kd4 a5 52. h4 b4 53. axb4 axb4 54. Nd2 c3 55. bxc3 bxc3 56. Kxc3 Ke5 57. g3 f5 58. Nf3+ Kxe4 59. Ng5+ Ke5 60. Kd3 Bd5 61. Ke3 f4+ 62. Kf2 Kf5 63. Nh3 fxg3+ 64. Kxg3 Bb7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [B00]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (8.1), 2017-12-29
1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. d5 Nb8 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 c6 9. Bf4 b5 10. a3 a6 11. Qd2 Bb7 12. Rad1 Nbd7 13. dxc6 Bxc6 14. e5 dxe5 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Qxd2 17. Rxd2 Rfd8 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Rd1 Rc8 20. Na2 Bb7 21. c3 Ne8 22. Bg3 Nf6 23. Be5 Ne4 24. Bxg7 Kxg7 25. Rd7 Nc5 26. Rxe7 Kf6 27. Re3 Rd8 28. c4 bxc4 29. Bxc4 Rd1+ 30. Bf1 Rd2 31. Re2 Rd1 32. Nc3 Rc1 33. f3 a5 34. Kf2 Ba6 35. Re1 Rc2+ 36. Kg3 Bxf1 37. Nd5+ Kg7 38. Rxf1 Rxb2 39. Rc1 Nd3 40. Rc3 Ne1 41. Ne3 Re2 42. f4 h5 43. h3 h4+ 44. Kg4 f5+ 45. Kg5 Kf7 46. a4 Nxg2 47. Nxg2 Rxg2+ 48. Kxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Grigoriants, Sergey (2561) [A22]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (9.1), 2017-12-29
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e3 Bb4 4. Nge2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. d4 exd4 7. Qxd4 Nc6 8. Qd1 Ne5 9. Nf4 c6 10. Be2 Ng6 11. Nh5 Nxh5 12. Bxh5 d6 13. O-O Be6 14. b3 Bf6 15. Bb2 d5 16. cxd5 Bxd5 17. Qc2 Be6 18. Be2 a5 19. Na4 Bxb2 20. Qxb2 Qe7 21. Qc3 Rfd8 22. Nb6 Ra7 23. Rfd1 h6 24. Bc4 Bxc4 25. Nxc4 Qc7 26. h3 Raa8 27. a4 b5 28. Rxd8+ Qxd8 29. axb5 cxb5 30. Nxa5 Qd5 31. b4 Nh4 32. f3 Qg5 33. Ra2 Nxf3+ 34. Kh1 Ne5 35. Rd2 Qf5 36. Rd5 Qf1+ 37. Kh2 Nf3+ 38. Kg3 Ng5 39. Qd3 Qe1+ 40. Kh2 Qxb4 41. Nc6 Qe4 42. Rd8+ Rxd8 43. Qxd8+ Kh7 44. Ne7 Qe5+ 45. Kh1 Qa1+ 46. Kh2 Qe5+ 47. Kg1 Qa1+ 48. Kf2 Qf6+ 49. Ke2 Qb2+ 50. Kd3 Qb3+ 51. Ke2 Qb2+ 52. Ke1 Qc1+ 53. Kf2 Qb2+ 54. Kg1 Qa1+ 55. Kh2 Qe5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Melkumyan, Hrant (2633) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [D13]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (10.1), 2017-12-29
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 a6 7. e3 Bg4 8. Be2 e6 9. O-O Be7 10. Rc1 Nd7 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qb3 Qb6 13. Nd2 Bxe2 14. Nxe2 Qxb3 15. Nxb3 f6 16. a3 Kf7 17. Rc2 Nb6 18. Rfc1 Nc4 19. Bg3 g5 20. e4 Rhd8 21. exd5 exd5 22. Nc3 b5 23. Ne2 f5 24. Be5 a5 25. f4 a4 26. Nd2 N6a5 27. Nxc4 Nxc4 28. Nc3 Ra7 29. Nxb5 Rb7 30. Nc3 Nxb2 31. Rb1 Rc8 32. Rbxb2 Rxb2 33. Rxb2 Rxc3 34. Rb7 Ke6 35. Rb6+ Kd7 36. Rb7+ Kd8 37. Rb8+ Rc8 38. Rb5 Rc3 39. Rxd5+ Kc8 40. fxg5 Rxa3 41. Ra5 Bxg5 42. d5 Be3+ 43. Kf1 Ra2 44. d6 a3 45. Ra8+ Kd7 46. Ra6 Rf2+ 47. Ke1 a2 48. Ra3 Bc5 49. Ra5 Bb4+ 50. Kxf2 Bxa5 51. Ke2 Bb4 52. Kd3 Bxd6 53. Ba1 Ke6 54. Kc2 Be5 55. Bxe5 Kxe5 56. Kb2 Kf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Yu, Yangyi (2751) [C25]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (11.1), 2017-12-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 exf4 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. Nd5 Ba5 6. c3 Nge7 7. d4 O-O 8. Nxf4 d5 9. Bd3 dxe4 10. Bxe4 Bf5 11. Bxf5 Nxf5 12. O-O Bb6 13. Qd3 Nce7 14. g4 Nd6 15. Ng5 Ng6 16. Nxg6 fxg6 17. Bd2 Qd7 18. h3 c5 19. dxc5 Bxc5+ 20. Kh2 Qc6 21. Ne6 Rxf1 22. Rxf1 Ne4 23. Nxc5 Nxd2 24. Qxd2 Qxc5 25. Qf4 h6 26. Qe4 Qb6 27. Qe2 Rd8 28. Kg2 Kh7 29. Rf3 Qc6 30. Kg1 Rd6 31. a3 a5 32. Re3 a4 33. Re4 b5 34. Rd4 Re6 35. Qf2 Qe8 36. Kf1 Re3 37. Rd8 Qe4 38. Qg2 Re1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2772) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [D37]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (12.1), 2017-12-30
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Ne4 8. Qa4 Nxc3 9. bxc3 c6 10. Bd3 Re8 11. O-O Bf6 12. e4 e5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. Bxe5 dxe4 15. Bxe4 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Rxe5 17. Rfe1 Qe7 18. f4 Qxc5+ 19. Kh1 Re7 20. Qc2 g6 21. h3 Bd7 22. Bf3 Rae8 23. Rxe7 Rxe7 24. Qd2 Qe3 25. Qd6 Qxc3 26. Rd1 Re1+ 27. Rxe1 Qxe1+ 28. Kh2 Qe8 29. h4 Be6 30. h5 Bxa2 31. Qd4 Qe7 32. Qxa7 Bd5 33. Bxd5 cxd5 34. hxg6 hxg6 35. Kg3 Qe1+ 36. Kh3 Qe6+ 37. Kg3 b6 38. Qb8+ Kg7 39. Qc7 Qe3+ 40. Kh2 b5 41. Qd6 d4 42. g3 d3 43. Qa3 Qd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2744) [E04]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (13.1), 2017-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nfd2 Na5 10. Na3 Bxa3 11. bxa3 Nd5 12. Ne4 O-O 13. Bd2 b6 14. Rac1 Ba6 15. Bxa5 bxa5 16. Nc5 Bb5 17. Bxd5 exd5 18. Rxd5 Rfd8 19. Rxd8+ Rxd8 20. Ne4 f5 21. Nc3 Bc6 22. f3 Kf7 23. Kf2 g5 24. Ke3 Rd6 25. Rd1 Re6+ 26. Kf2 Rh6 27. h4 gxh4 28. gxh4 Rxh4 29. Rd6 Be8 30. Kg2 a4 31. Ra6 Rd4 32. Rxa7+ Ke6 33. Rxh7 Rd2 34. Rc7 Rc2 35. Rxc4 Bb5 36. Rc5 Bxe2 37. Kg3 Bd3 38. Kf4 Kd6 39. Rd5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2799) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [D37]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (14.1), 2017-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be5 Bf5 12. Be2 Bf6 13. O-O Be4 14. Rc1 Ne6 15. Bc3 Rc8 16. Qd2 Bxc3 17. Rxc3 Rxc3 18. Qxc3 Bxf3 19. Bxf3 d4 20. exd4 Nxd4 21. Rd1 Nxf3+ 22. Qxf3 Qe7 23. h3 h6 24. b4 Rc8 25. g3 b6 26. h4 Qe6 27. Kg2 Re8 28. Rd3 Qe7 29. Qd5 Qc7 30. Qd7 Re7 31. Qd5 Re8 32. b5 Qe5 33. Qd7 Qe4+ 34. Kg1 Re5 35. Rd1 Qf3 36. a4 Re4 37. Qd8+ Kh7 38. Qd5 Re1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [C65]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (15.1), 2017-12-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Be3 Bd6 8. Bg5 Re8 9. h3 c5 10. Nd5 Be7 11. Nxe7+ Qxe7 12. O-O h6 13. Be3 Nd7 14. Nd2 Nb8 15. f4 exf4 16. Rxf4 Nc6 17. Qh5 b6 18. Raf1 Rf8 19. Nf3 Be6 20. Rh4 f6 21. Qg6 Qf7 22. Qg3 Nb4 23. Bxh6 Nxc2 24. Ne5 fxe5 25. Rxf7 Rxf7 26. Qg6 Bxa2 27. Bg5 Rff8 28. Rh7 Rf7 29. Bf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2789) [A04]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (16.1), 2017-12-30
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Be2 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Be7 8. Bb5 Nxc3 9. dxc3 Qxd1 10. Rxd1 f6 11. e4 Be6 12. Be3 Kf7 13. Nd2 Na5 14. Kf1 Rhd8 15. Be2 a6 16. h3 Rd7 17. Bg4 Rad8 18. Ke2 g6 19. Bxe6+ Kxe6 20. b3 f5 21. f3 b5 22. Rab1 Rd3 23. Rbc1 R8d7 24. Nf1 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Rxd1 26. Kxd1 c4 27. Nd2 cxb3 28. axb3 Nb7 29. b4 a5 30. bxa5 Nxa5 31. Kc2 Nc4 32. Nxc4 bxc4 33. g4 f4 34. Bf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Petrosian, Tigran L. (2601) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [A04]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (17.1), 2017-12-30
1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O Nc6 5. e4 d6 6. d3 e5 7. c3 Nge7 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 a6 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Ng5 Bd7 12. Nc4 h6 13. Nxd6 hxg5 14. Nxb7 Qc8 15. Nxc5 g4 16. Bg5 Re8 17. Qb3 Nd8 18. Be3 Ne6 19. Rfd1 Nxc5 20. Bxc5 Be6 21. Qa4 Nc6 22. d4 Bc4 23. d5 Nb8 24. Bf1 Bxf1 25. Rxf1 Nd7 26. Be3 Nf6 27. Qb3 Nxe4 28. c4 Qf5 29. Rac1 Bf6 30. c5 Kg7 31. f3 Ng5 32. Bxg5 Bxg5 33. Rce1 gxf3 34. Rxf3 Qd7 35. d6 e4 36. Qc3+ Kg8 37. Rf2 e3 38. Rf3 Qc6 39. Kg2 Qd5 40. Re2 a5 41. h4 axb4 42. axb4 Ra2 43. Qe1 Rxe2+ 44. Qxe2 Ra8 45. Kh3 Ra2 46. Qf1 e2 47. Qf2 Qe6+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ding, Liren (2777) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [E01]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (18.1), 2017-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Nf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. b3 c5 9. Bb2 Nbd7 10. a3 Bxd2 11. Nxd2 cxd4 12. Bxd4 Rc8 13. b4 Qe7 14. Rc1 Rfd8 15. Qb3 dxc4 16. Nxc4 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 e5 18. Bb2 Qe6 19. Rfd1 Nf8 20. Rxd8 Rxd8 21. Qf3 Rc8 22. Ne3 Rxc1 23. Bxc1 e4 24. Qf4 Qa2 25. Qc7 Qxe2 26. Qxa7 h5 27. Qxb6 h4 28. Qc6 Ng4 29. Nxg4 Qxg4 30. Qc4 h3+ 31. Kg1 Ng6 32. Be3 Ne5 33. Qf1 Nf3+ 34. Kh1 Ne5 35. b5 Nc4 36. Kg1 Nxe3 37. fxe3 Qe6 38. a4 Qb3 39. Qe1 Qxa4 40. Qb1 Qa5 41. b6 Qd2 42. Qf1 Qxe3+ 43. Qf2 Qc1+ 44. Qf1 Qc5+ 45. Qf2 e3 46. Qe2 Qxb6 47. Kf1 Qb1+ 48. Qe1 Qe4 49. Ke2 Qg2+ 50. Kxe3 Qxh2 51. Kf4 Qc2 52. g4 Qc7+ 53. Kf3 Qc6+ 54. Kg3 Qg2+ 55. Kf4 h2  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Artemiev, Vladislav (2691) [D71]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (19.1), 2017-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nf3 Nb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. b3 Qc8 11. Bb2 Bh3 12. Qe2 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 a5 14. Ne4 a4 15. Rac1 Rd8 16. Rfd1 Rd5 17. h3 Rh5 18. g4 Rd5 19. Nc5 axb3 20. axb3 Ra2 21. Ra1 Rxa1 22. Bxa1 Nd7 23. e4 Rd6 24. Nxd7 Rxd7 25. d5 Nb8 26. Bxg7 Kxg7 27. Qb2+ Kg8 28. Ra1 Rd6 29. b4 e6 30. dxe6 Rxe6 31. Ng5 Ra6 32. Qb3 Qe8 33. Rd1 Rd6 34. Rxd6 cxd6 35. Qd5 Qe7 36. b5 b6 37. Qa8 Qc7 38. Nf3 Kg7 39. Qa1+ Kg8 40. Qf6 Qd7 41. Nd4 Qe8 42. Qxd6 Qxe4+ 43. Nf3 Qb7 44. h4 Nd7 45. Qc6 Qa7 46. Qc8+ Kg7 47. Qc3+ Kg8 48. h5 gxh5 49. gxh5 h6 50. Qc6 Kh7 51. Nd4 Nc5 52. Nf5 Ne6 53. Qc1 Qb7+ 54. f3 Ng5 55. Qc6 Qxc6 56. bxc6 Ne6 57. Kf2 b5 58. Ke3 f6 59. Kd2 Kg8 60. Kc3 Kf8 61. Kb4 Nc7 62. Nxh6 Ke7 63. Nf5+ Kf7 64. Kc5 Kf8 65. Nd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Korobov, Anton (2652) [A46]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (20.1), 2017-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 c5 4. c3 h6 5. Bh4 b6 6. e3 Bb7 7. Nbd2 Be7 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. a3 O-O 10. O-O cxd4 11. cxd4 Rc8 12. Qe2 Nh5 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Rac1 Nf6 15. Rc2 Nb8 16. Rfc1 Rxc2 17. Rxc2 Rc8 18. Rxc8+ Bxc8 19. e4 Bb7 20. e5 Nh7 21. Nc4 Nf8 22. Nd6 Bxf3 23. Qxf3 Nc6 24. Qe4 f5 25. Qe3 Qh4 26. f4 g5 27. g3 gxf4 28. gxf4 Ng6 29. Qg3 Kh7 30. d5 Nce7 31. dxe6 dxe6 32. Qxh4 Nxh4 33. Bc4 Nhg6 34. Bxe6 Nxf4 35. Bxf5+ Nxf5 36. Nxf5 Kg6 37. Nd6 Nd3 38. Nc8 Nxe5 39. Nxa7 Nc4 40. Nc8 b5 41. Na7 Nxb2 42. Nxb5 Kf5 43. Kg2 h5 44. Kg3 Kg5 45. Nc3 Nc4 46. a4 Na5 47. Ne4+ Kg6 48. Kf4 Nc4 49. Nc5 Na5 50. h4 Kf6 51. Ne4+ Kg6 52. Ng3 Nb7 53. Ke3 Nd6 54. Kd4 Nb7 55. Kc4 Kf6 56. Kb4 Ke5 57. Nxh5 Kf5 58. Ng3+  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2805) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [D37]
World Blitz 2017 Riyadh KSA (21.1), 2017-12-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 Bd6 9. Bf4 Qe7 10. O-O O-O 11. h3 Rfe8 12. Qc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Viswanathan Anand wins the World Rapid Chess Championships 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 28, 2017 in Chess news

Akobian, Varuzhan (2647) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [E36]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (1.12), 2017-12-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 dxc4 7. Qxc4 b6 8. Nf3 Ba6 9. Qa4+ Qd7 10. Qc2 Qc6 11. Qxc6+ Nxc6 12. Bf4 O-O-O 13. Rc1 Kb7 14. g3 Rhe8 15. Bg2 Nd5 16. Bd2 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Rxe5 19. e3 Kb8 20. Bc3 Nxc3 21. Rxc3 Re6 22. Bf3 Red6 23. Rc2 c5 24. Be2 Bb7 25. f3 Bc6 26. b3 Bd5 27. Rb2 c4 28. bxc4 Bxc4 29. O-O Bxe2 30. Rxe2 Rd3 31. Ra1 Rd1+ 32. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 33. Kg2 Ra1 34. e4 Rxa3 35. f4 Rc3 36. e5 Kc8 37. Rd2 b5 38. Rd5 b4 39. Rb5 b3 40. f5 a6 41. Rb6 Kc7 42. Rb4 a5  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Leko, Peter (2691) [C50]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (2.7), 2017-12-26
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 a6 8. a4 Ba7 9. Nbd2 Ne7 10. Re1 c6 11. Bb3 Ng6 12. Bc2 Re8 13. d4 Nh5 14. Nf1 Nhf4 15. Ng3 exd4 16. cxd4 d5 17. e5 c5 18. Bxg6 Nxg6 19. Bg5 Ne7 20. Qd2 h6 21. Bf6 Kh7 22. Ng5+ Kg8 23. Nh5 gxf6 24. Nxf7 Kxf7 25. Qxh6 Nf5 26. Qh7+ Kf8 27. exf6 Be6 28. Nf4 Qxf6 29. Ng6+ Qxg6 30. Qxg6 Ng7 31. Re3 Re7 32. Rae1 Rae8 33. Rg3 Rf7 34. h4 Bb8 35. Rge3 Rfe7 36. dxc5 Bf7 37. Qf6 Rxe3 38. Rxe3 Rxe3 39. fxe3 Bc7 40. g4 Ne8 41. Qh8+ Bg8 42. h5 Bd8 43. Qh6+ Ng7 44. Qd6+ Be7 45. Qb8+ Ne8 46. b4 a5 47. Qxb7 axb4 48. Qxb4 Nf6 49. Qf4 Ke8 50. c6 Be6 51. h6  1 – 0 (view game)

Sargissian, Gabriel (2672) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [E10]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (3.5), 2017-12-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. e3 Be7 5. b3 O-O 6. Bb2 c5 7. Bd3 cxd4 8. exd4 b6 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nbd2 Bb7 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. Qe2 Re8 13. Rfe1 Bf8 14. h3 g6 15. Qe3 Bg7 16. a3 Nd7 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Qxe8+ Qxe8 19. Rxe8+ Rxe8 20. b4 Nf8 21. Ne5 Rc8 22. Nxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Demchenko, Anton (2660) [B69]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (4.5), 2017-12-26
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. f4 Be7 10. Nf3 b5 11. Bxf6 gxf6 12. Kb1 b4 13. Ne2 h5 14. f5 e5 15. Rg1 Qb6 16. g4 Qf2 17. Qd3 hxg4 18. Rxg4 Nd8 19. Rg2 Qc5 20. Ng3 a5 21. Nd2 Nb7 22. Qf3 a4 23. Bc4 Rc8 24. Rc1 Bf8 25. Nh5 Ke7 26. Qg4 Bh6 27. Nxf6 Bxd2 28. Nd5+ Ke8 29. Qg8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Cheparinov, Ivan (2710) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [E04]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (5.3), 2017-12-26
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 c3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Nb3 Be7 12. c4 Bd7 13. Bb2 Rfd8 14. Nfd4 Rac8 15. Nb5 b6 16. Nd6 Bxd6 17. Rxd6 Be8 18. Rxd8 Nxd8 19. Rc1 Bc6 20. c5 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 Nd7 22. cxb6 Rxc1 23. Bxc1 axb6 24. f4 f5 25. Kf3 Nc6 26. e4 Nf6 27. exf5 exf5 28. a4 Kf7 29. Bd2 g6 30. a5 bxa5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Ponkratov, Pavel (2613) [C55]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (6.4), 2017-12-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Bb3 Re8 10. Nf1 Be6 11. h3 d5 12. Ng3 Qd7 13. Ba4 Nh7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Rad8 16. Be3 dxe4 17. Nxc6 bxc6 18. Nxe4 Bd5 19. Nc5 Qe7 20. Nb7 Rb8 21. Na5 Rxb2 22. Nxc6 Bxc6 23. Bxc6 Rd8 24. Qa4 Bxc3 25. Red1 Rb4 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27. Rd1 Qf6 28. Qa6 Bd4 29. a3 Bxe3 30. axb4 Qxf2+ 31. Kh1 Kg7 32. Qf1 Qxf1+ 33. Rxf1  ½ – ½ (view game)

McShane, Luke J (2640) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [B40]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (7.4), 2017-12-27
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Qe2 d5 6. exd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Be7 8. Rd1 Qb6 9. Na3 O-O 10. Nc4 Qa6 11. d3 Rd8 12. Nce5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 f6 14. Nc4 b5 15. Ne3 Bb7 16. Re1 Nc7 17. Bd2 Bxg2 18. Nxg2 e5 19. f4 Bd6 20. fxe5 Bxe5 21. Bf4 Bd4+ 22. Kh1 Nd5 23. c3 Nxc3 24. bxc3 Bxc3 25. Qg4 Bxa1 26. Rxa1 Rxd3 27. Re1 Qc8 28. Qh5 Qd7 29. Qxc5 Rd1 30. h4 Rxe1+ 31. Nxe1 Rc8 32. Qf2 b4 33. Kh2 a5 34. Ng2 a4 35. Qb6 Rc2 36. Qxb4 Qd5 37. Qb8+ Kf7 38. Qa7+ Kg6 39. Qg1 h5 40. a3 Qf3 41. Bd6 Kh7 42. Bb4 Rf2 43. Bc5 Rc2 44. Bb4 Rf2 45. Bc5 Rf1 46. Qd4 Rd1 47. Qf4 Qd5 48. Bb4 Rb1 49. Qf2 Qe4 50. Qf4 Qe6 51. Qf3 Qh3+ 52. Kxh3 Rh1#  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Fedoseev, Vladimir3 (2718) [C65]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (8.2), 2017-12-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 Nd4 6. Nxd4 Bxd4 7. c3 Bb6 8. d4 exd4 9. e5 Nd5 10. cxd4 O-O 11. O-O d6 12. Ne4 Bf5 13. Qf3 Bg6 14. exd6 Bxe4 15. Qxe4 Qxd6 16. Bc4 c6 17. Bxd5 cxd5 18. Qd3 Rac8 19. Be3 Rc6 20. Rac1 Rfc8 21. Rxc6 Qxc6 22. g3 Qe6 23. Bd2 Qe4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [E49]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (9.1), 2017-12-27
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 c5 9. Nf3 Qc7 10. Be2 b6 11. Bb2 Bb7 12. O-O Nbd7 13. c4 Rac8 14. Rc1 Rfd8 15. Qb3 Ng4 16. g3 Ngf6 17. Rfd1 Ne4 18. Ne1 Nd6 19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5 c4 21. Qc2 b5 22. Ng2 Nc5 23. Nf4 Qe7 24. Bg4 Rc7 25. Qc3 f5 26. Bf3 Rcd7 27. Qb4 Nb3 28. Ne6 Nxc1 29. Rxc1 Nc8 30. Qxb5 Rxd5 31. Bxd5 Rxd5 32. Qb4 Nd6 33. Nc5 Rxc5 34. Qxc5 Qe4  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Wang, Hao (2709) [C67]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (10.3), 2017-12-27
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Be7 13. c4 Nc7 14. d4 d5 15. cxd5 Bb4 16. Bd2 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Nxd5 18. Nxd5 Qxd5 19. Re5 Qd6 20. Bc4 Bd7 21. Rae1 b5 22. Bb3 a5 23. a3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2765) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [B17]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (11.3), 2017-12-28
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Bc4 Bf5 8. O-O e6 9. Bf4 Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. c3 O-O 12. Qe2 Rfd8 13. Ne5 Nd7 14. Nxd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) [B90]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (12.3), 2017-12-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. Bg5 Be6 10. Bxf6 Bxc4 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Nd2 Be6 13. Nf1 Nd7 14. Ne3 Nf6 15. O-O Rac8 16. Qd3 Rc6 17. Rfd1 Rfc8 18. f3 g6 19. Kh1 Kg7 20. Qd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Onischuk, Vladimir (2637) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [C50]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (13.3), 2017-12-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. Nbd2 d6 7. c3 a6 8. Bb3 Ba7 9. h3 Re8 10. Re1 Be6 11. Bc2 h6 12. Nf1 d5 13. exd5 Bxd5 14. Ng3 Qd7 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. dxe4 Be6 17. Qxd7 Bxd7 18. a4 f6 19. Nd2 Be6 20. Bb3 Kf7 21. Bxe6+ Kxe6 22. Nc4 Rad8 23. Kf1 Rd7 24. Ke2 Red8 25. a5 h5 26. b4 Ne7 27. Ra2 Nc8 28. Rd2 Nd6 29. Nxd6 Rxd6 30. Red1 c6 31. Rxd6+ Rxd6 32. Rxd6+ Kxd6 33. f3 b5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Grischuk, Alexander (2772) [C65]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (14.2), 2017-12-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 d6 6. c3 O-O 7. O-O a6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. d4 exd4 10. cxd4 Bb6 11. Qc2 c5 12. d5 Re8 13. b3 Bg4 14. Bb2 Bh5 15. Rae1 Bg6 16. Bxf6 Qxf6 17. Nc4 Ba7 18. Qd3 h6 19. Re3 Rad8 20. g3 Bh7 21. Rfe1 g5 22. Qe2 Kg7 23. Rd1 Qg6 24. Re1 Qf6 25. Kg2 g4 26. Nh4 Qg5 27. f4 gxf3+ 28. Qxf3 Qf6 29. Qe2 Qg5 30. Rf1 Kg8 31. Nf5 Rxe4 32. Nxh6+ Qxh6 33. Rxe4 Bxe4+ 34. Qxe4 Kf8 35. Re1 Qf6 36. Re2 Bb6 37. h4 Kg7 38. Rf2 Qg6 39. Rf5 Kf8 40. h5 Qh7 41. g4 Re8 42. Qf3 Kg8 43. Kh3 Re1 44. Qf4 Kf8 45. Qg5 Qh8 46. Rf3 Qg7 47. Qxg7+ Kxg7 48. g5 Rd1 49. Ne3 Rh1+ 50. Kg4 c4 51. Nf5+ Kf8 52. bxc4 Rg1+ 53. Rg3 Rc1 54. g6 fxg6 55. hxg6 Rxc4+ 56. Kh5 Bd4 57. Rg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Bu, Xiangzhi (2730) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [D55]
World Rapid 2017 Riyadh KSA (15.2), 2017-12-28
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Rc1 c5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Be2  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Fabiano Caruana wins the London Chess Classic 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 11, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2799 6
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2729 6
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2789 5
5 So, Wesley USA 2788 5
6 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2781 4.5
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 4
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 3.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2782 3
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2715 3

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2789) [A33]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (9.1), 2017-12-11
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bf4 d5 7. e3 Bb4 8. Be2 Bd7 9. Nb5 e5 10. Bg5 a6 11. a3 axb5 12. axb4 Rxa1 13. Qxa1 dxc4 14. O-O O-O 15. Rd1 Qe7 16. Nd5 Qe6 17. Nc7 Qe7 18. Nd5 Qe6 19. Nc7 Qe7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2805) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [A40]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (9.2), 2017-12-11
1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. g3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Bg2 Bc5 6. e3 d5 7. Qg4 Bf8 8. O-O Nf6 9. Qe2 e5 10. Qb5+ Bd7 11. Qxb6 axb6 12. Nb3 Nc6 13. Bd2 Bd6 14. Nc3 Ne7 15. a4 O-O 16. Nb5 Bxb5 17. axb5 Rac8 18. Bc3 h5 19. Rfd1 Rfd8 20. Nd2 h4 21. Nf3 hxg3 22. hxg3 e4 23. Ng5 Ng6 24. Ra7 Rb8 25. Bd4 Bc5 26. Bxc5 bxc5 27. c4 Ne7 28. cxd5 Nc8 29. Ra4 Nb6 30. Ra3 Nc4 31. Rc3 Nd6 32. Rxc5 Ra8 33. Bh3 Re8 34. Rc7 Kf8 35. b6 Re5 36. Ne6+ fxe6 37. dxe6 Nfe8 38. Rd7 Raa5 39. b4 Rad5 40. Ra1 Rb5 41. Ra8 Rxb6 42. Bg4 Rd5 43. Kg2 Rxb4 44. Ra1 Rbb5 45. Be2 Rb2 46. Bg4 Rdd2 47. Kh3 Rxf2 48. Kh4 Rh2+ 49. Bh3 g5+ 50. Kh5 Rxh3+ 51. Kg6 Rf2 52. e7+ Kg8 53. Rxd6 Rh7  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2799) – Adams, Michael (2715) [A29]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (9.3), 2017-12-11
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Re8 9. Ng5 Nf6 10. Qb3 Qe7 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Bxd5 Nd8 13. Qc4 Bd4 14. Bg2 h6 15. Nf3 Nc6 16. Be3 Bxe3 17. fxe3 e4 18. dxe4 a5 19. a3 Ra6 20. Rac1 Rb6 21. Rc2 Be6 22. Qc3 Rb3 23. Qd2 Rd8 24. Qc1 a4 25. Rc5 Rd7 26. h3 Qd8 27. g4 g6 28. Kh1 Kg7 29. e5 Bd5 30. Kg1 Be6 31. Kf2 Qe7 32. Kg1 Rd5 33. Rc4 Ra5 34. Rc2 Bd5 35. Nd4 Nxd4 36. exd4 Rg3 37. Rf3 Bxf3 38. exf3 c6 39. Kh2 Rxg2+ 40. Kxg2 Rd5 41. Rc4 c5 42. Rxc5 Rxd4 43. Qc3 Qd8 44. Rc8 Qb6 45. Re8 g5 46. Re7 Kg8 47. e6 fxe6 48. Qc2 Kf8 49. Rh7 Qc6 50. Qxc6 bxc6 51. Rxh6 Kf7 52. Kg3 Rd2 53. Rh7+ Kf6 54. Rb7 Ke5 55. h4 gxh4+ 56. Kxh4 Kf4 57. Rf7+ Ke3 58. Kg3 Rd1 59. g5 Rg1+ 60. Kh4 Rg2 61. Rf6 e5 62. g6 Rxb2 63. Kg5 Rg2+ 64. Kh6 Rh2+ 65. Kg7 c5 66. Kf7 c4 67. g7 Rh7 68. Ra6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – So, Wesley (2788) [C50]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (9.4), 2017-12-11
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. a4 h6 7. c3 a5 8. Nbd2 d6 9. h3 Be6 10. Re1 Bxc4 11. Nxc4 Re8 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Nxe3 Qd7 14. Qb3 Ne7 15. Nc4 Ng6 16. Rad1 b6 17. Qc2 d5 18. exd5 Qxd5 19. b3 Rad8 20. d4 exd4 21. Rxd4 Rxe1+ 22. Nxe1 Qa8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Qd3 Qe7 25. Nc2 Nf4 26. Qd2 N6d5 27. Kf1 Nxc3 28. N4e3 Ne4 29. Qd4 c5 30. Qd1 Qf6 31. Ng4 Qc3 32. Nce3 h5 33. Nh2 Qb2  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2760) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2781) [D37]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (9.5), 2017-12-11
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 Qf6 13. b4 h6 14. b5 Nd4 15. h3 g5 16. Nxd4 gxf4 17. Qf3 Bxd4 18. exd4 Be6 19. Rfe1 Kh8 20. Re5 Rg8 21. Rae1 Rg7 22. g4 Rag8 23. Kf1 Rg5 24. Bc2 Rc8 25. Qd3 Kg8 26. Bd1 Kg7 27. Bf3 b6 28. Kg2 Rh8 29. Qd2 Rc8 30. Qd3 Rh8 31. Qd2 Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) – Caruana, Fabiano (2799) [A07]
9th London Classic TB London ENG (1), 2017-12-11
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O e5 5. d3 Ne7 6. e4 O-O 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. Re1 Nc6 9. Nc3 Nde7 10. Rb1 a5 11. a3 a4 12. Re4 Nd5 13. Bd2 Bf5 14. Re1 Nb6 15. Qc1 Re8 16. Bh6 f6 17. Ne4 Qe7 18. h4 Bg4 19. Nh2 Be6 20. Be3 Nd7 21. Nc3 Qf7 22. Nb5 Nf8 23. c4 Red8 24. Qc2 Rd7 25. Nc3 Bf5 26. Bd5 Rxd5 27. cxd5 Ne7 28. g4 Bd7 29. d4 Nxd5 30. dxe5 Bc6 31. Ne4 fxe5 32. Ng5 Qf6 33. Rbd1 h6 34. Ne4 Qf7 35. g5 h5 36. Qc4 Re8 37. Nf1 Re7 38. Nfg3 Rd7 39. Nc3 Qe6 40. Rd2 Kf7 41. Red1 Nxe3 42. Rxd7+ Nxd7 43. Qxe6+ Kxe6 44. fxe3 Bf8 45. Nge4 Be7 46. Kf2 Nb6 47. Nd2 Nd7 48. Nc4 b6 49. Nd2 Nc5 50. Ke2 Bb7 51. e4 Ba6+ 52. Kf3 Bd6 53. Nf1 Bc4 54. Ne3 Bb3 55. Rd2 c6 56. Nf1 Ke7 57. Ng3 Ne6 58. Nge2 b5 59. Nd1 Bc5 60. Ne3 Bb6 61. Nc1 Nd4+ 62. Kg3 Be6 63. Rd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2799) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) [B23]
9th London Classic TB London ENG (2), 2017-12-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d3 Nc6 7. a3 Rb8 8. Rb1 O-O 9. O-O b5 10. b4 a6 11. h3 Nd7 12. Be3 Bb7 13. Qd2 Nd4 14. f4 e6 15. Bf2 f5 16. Nxd4 cxd4 17. Ne2 e5 18. c3 fxe4 19. dxe4 Nf6 20. cxd4 Nxe4 21. Qd3 Nxf2 22. Rxf2 Qb6 23. Rd1 Kh8 24. Bxb7 Rxb7 25. dxe5 dxe5 26. Qd6 Qa7 27. Rd5 Rbf7 28. Qc5 Qb7 29. Rd1 Rc7 30. Qe3 Rcf7 31. Rdf1 Qc7 32. fxe5 Rxf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) – Caruana, Fabiano (2799) [A05]
9th London Classic TB London ENG (3), 2017-12-11
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. c4 c6 6. b3 d6 7. d4 e5 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Bb2 e4 10. Qxd8 Rxd8 11. Ng5 Bf5 12. Nc3 h6 13. Ncxe4 Nxe4 14. Bxg7 hxg5 15. Be5 Nd7 16. Bc7 Rdc8 17. Ba5 b6 18. Be1 g4 19. Rd1 Re8 20. f3 gxf3 21. exf3 Nec5 22. Bc3 Re2 23. g4 Be6 24. Rf2 Rxf2 25. Kxf2 a5 26. h4 f6 27. Rd6 Rc8 28. a3 Kf7 29. b4 axb4 30. axb4 Na4 31. Be1 Nb2 32. Bf1 Ne5 33. c5 bxc5 34. bxc5 Bc4 35. Bc3 Bxf1 36. Bxb2 Nd3+ 37. Kxf1 Nxb2 38. Rd4 Re8 39. Kf2 Re5 40. Rd7+ Re7 41. Rd4 Re5 42. Rd7+ Kf8 43. Rd6 Ke7 44. Rxc6 Rxc5 45. Rb6 Nd3+ 46. Ke3 Ne5 47. Rb7+ Ke6 48. Rb6+ Rc6 49. Rb3 Rd6 50. Ke4 Rc6 51. Ke3 Ra6 52. Kf2 g5 53. Kg3 gxh4+ 54. Kxh4 Ra1 55. Rb6+ Kf7 56. Rb3 Rg1 57. Kh3 Kg6 58. Kh2 Rd1 59. Kg3 Rd3 60. Rxd3 Nxd3 61. f4 Nc5 62. Kf3 Kf7 63. Kg3 Ke6 64. Kh4 Nd3 65. f5+ Ke5 66. g5 fxg5+ 67. Kxg5 Nf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2799) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) [B52]
9th London Classic TB London ENG (4), 2017-12-11
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. a4 Nc6 5. O-O g6 6. c3 Nf6 7. d4 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bg7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. h3 a6 11. Bc4 Rc8 12. Re1 Ne8 13. Bb3 Na5 14. Ba2 Nc4 15. Qd3 b5 16. axb5 axb5 17. b3 Na5 18. Nxb5 Qb6 19. Na3 Nc6 20. Nc2 Nc7 21. Be3 Qb5 22. Qd2 d5 23. e5 Bf5 24. Rec1 Ne6 25. Nce1 Be4 26. Nh2 Nb4 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. Bb1 h5 29. Nhf3 Nc6 30. Bc2 Bxc2 31. Qxc2 Rb8 32. Nd3 Bf8 33. Rb1 Ng7 34. Nc5 Nf5 35. e6 Bg7 36. exf7+ Kxf7 37. Nd7 Ncxd4 38. Nde5+ Bxe5 39. Nxe5+ Ke6 40. Bxd4 Nxd4 41. Qxg6+ Kxe5 42. Re1+ Ne2+ 43. Kf1 Kd4 44. Rxe2 e5 45. Qg3 e4 46. Qe3+ Ke5 47. Kg1 Qxb3 48. Qg5+ Ke6 49. Qg6+ Kd7 50. Rd2 h4 51. Qf5+ Kc6 52. Qf6+ Kc5 53. Qd4+ Kc6 54. Qf6+ Kc5 55. Qxh4 Rb7 56. Qd8 Rb6 57. Qc7+ Rc6 58. Qa5+ Kd6 59. Qd8+ Kc5 60. h4 e3 61. Qe7+ Kb5 62. Qb7+ Rb6 63. Rxd5+ Kc4 64. Qf7 exf2+ 65. Kxf2 Qb2+ 66. Rd2+  1 – 0 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2017 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 10, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2729 5.5
2 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2799 5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2789 4.5
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2781 4
5 So, Wesley USA 2788 4
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 4
7 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 4
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 3
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2782 3
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2715 3

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) [A04]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (8.1), 2017-12-10
1. Nf3 c5 2. c3 d5 3. d4 cxd4 4. cxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Nh5 7. Bd2 Nf6 8. e3 e6 9. Bd3 Bd6 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Be7 12. O-O O-O 13. Qc2 h6 14. Rad1 Bd7 15. a3 Rc8 16. Nc3 a6 17. Qc1 Re8 18. Rfe1 Bf8 19. Bf4 b5 20. Qd2 b4 21. axb4 Nxb4 22. Ne5 Nxd3 23. Qxd3 a5 24. Qf3 Bb4 25. Re3 Bxc3 26. bxc3 Ba4 27. Ra1 Bc2 28. h3 Bf5 29. g4 Bh7 30. c4 Nd7 31. Nc6 Qf6 32. Nxa5 Nb6 33. c5 Rxc5 34. dxc5 Qxa1+ 35. Kh2 Qxa5 36. Qc6 Qa4 37. Qxa4 Nxa4 38. c6 Nb6 39. c7 f6 40. Rb3 Nc8  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2781) – Caruana, Fabiano (2799) [E32]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (8.2), 2017-12-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. g3 Nxc5 8. Bg2 Nce4 9. O-O Nxc3 10. bxc3 Be7 11. e4 d6 12. e5 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Qc7 14. Qe2 Nd7 15. Bf4 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Bd6 17. Rfe1 Rb8 18. Rad1 Bxe5 19. Qxe5 Qxe5 20. Rxe5 b6 21. c5 Ba6 22. c6 Rbc8 23. Rd7 Rfd8 24. Re4 Rxd7 25. cxd7 Rd8 26. Ra4 Bb5 27. Rxa7 Kf8 28. Bf1 Bxd7 29. Rb7 e5 30. Bc4 b5 31. Bxb5 Be6 32. c4 Rd1+ 33. Kg2 Rc1 34. a4 Bxc4 35. Bxc4 Rxc4 36. a5 Ra4 37. Ra7 e4 38. Ra8+ Ke7 39. a6 Kf6 40. g4 e3 41. fxe3 Rxg4+ 42. Kf3 Ra4 43. a7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2789) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [C53]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (8.3), 2017-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 a6 9. Re1 Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. Nbd2 f6 12. Ne4 Ba7 13. b4 Kh8 14. Bd2 Nce7 15. b5 axb5 16. axb5 c6 17. Ng3 Be8 18. Bxd5 cxd5 19. c4 Bc5 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. d4 exd4 22. Nxd4 Bxd4 23. Rxe7 Bc5 24. Rc7 Bb6 25. Re7 Bc5 26. Rc7 Bb6 27. Re7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2715) – Aronian, Levon (2805) [C67]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (8.4), 2017-12-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Nf5 11. c3 d5 12. Bf4 c6 13. Nd2 Nh4 14. Bd3 Bf5 15. Bxf5 Nxf5 16. Nf3 Qd7 17. Ne5 Bxe5 18. Rxe5 f6 19. Re1 Rfe8 20. Qd3 Rxe1+ 21. Rxe1 Re8 22. Re2 Rxe2 23. Qxe2 Kf7 24. Qh5+ Kg8 25. Qe2 Kf7 26. Qh5+ Kg8 27. Qe2  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2788) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [E00]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (8.5), 2017-12-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Nf3 d5 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Bf4 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Rc1 Bb7 12. Qb3 Rc8 13. Rxc8 Qxc8 14. Nc3 Nh5 15. Bg5 Bxg5 16. Nxg5 Nhf6 17. e3 Qb8 18. Bf1 Rc8 19. a4 h6 20. Nf3 Ne4 21. a5 Bc6 22. axb6 Nxc3 23. Qxc3 Nxb6 24. Qa3 Rc7 25. Ne5 Be8 26. Qb4 Nd7 27. Qxb8 Nxb8 28. Nd3 Rb7 29. Ra2 Nc6 30. Nc5 Rb6 31. b3 Kf8 32. Ba6 Nb4 33. Ra3 Nxa6 34. Nxa6 Bb5 35. Nc5 a6 36. f4 Ke7 37. Kf2 f6 38. g4 Rc6 39. Ra2 g5 40. Rc2 Rc8 41. Kg3 gxf4+ 42. exf4 e5 43. fxe5 fxe5 44. dxe5 d4 45. Rc1 Rd8 46. Nb7 Rd5 47. Rc5 Ke6 48. Kf4 d3 49. Rxd5 Kxd5 50. Ke3 Kxe5 51. h4 d2 52. Kxd2 Kf4 53. g5 hxg5 54. hxg5 Kxg5 55. Nc5 Kf6 56. Nxa6 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2017 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 10, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2799 4.5
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2729 4.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2789 4
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 4
5 So, Wesley USA 2788 3.5
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 3.5
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2781 3.5
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 2.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2782 2.5
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2715 2.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2799) – So, Wesley (2788) [C77]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (7.1), 2017-12-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Nf1 d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Ng3 f6 12. O-O Be6 13. Ne4 Be7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Nxd4 16. Qxd4 Bf7 17. Re1 Re8 18. Be3 c6 19. Ng3 Bf8 20. Bd2 Qd7 21. Bc2 c5 22. Qh4 Bg6 23. Bxg6 hxg6 24. Rad1 Rxe1+ 25. Rxe1 Re8 26. Rxe8 Qxe8 27. Qg4 Kf7 28. Qf3 Qd7 29. Ne4 Qf5 30. Qe2 c4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2837) – Adams, Michael (2715) [A03]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (7.2), 2017-12-09
1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 c5 7. c3 Nc6 8. Na3 Re8 9. Nh4 b6 10. e4 dxe4 11. Qa4 Qxd3 12. Qxc6 Bd7 13. Qc7 Ng4 14. Re1 Bd4+ 15. cxd4 Qxd4+ 16. Be3 Nxe3 17. Qe5 f5 18. Bh3 Nc2+ 19. Qxd4 Nxd4 20. Rxe4 fxe4 21. Bxd7 Red8 22. Ba4 e5 23. Re1 exf4 24. gxf4 a6 25. Bd1 b5 26. Nb1 Nf5 27. Nxf5 gxf5 28. Kf2 Kf7 29. Be2 Rd6 30. h4 c4 31. a4 Rc8 32. axb5 axb5 33. Na3 Rd5 34. Rc1 Rdc5 35. Nc2 Ra8 36. Ne3 Rac8 37. h5 Ke6 38. h6 Kf6 39. Ra1 b4 40. Ra6+ Ke7 41. Ra7+ Kf6 42. Ke1 b3 43. Rb7 Ke6 44. Rb6+ Ke7 45. Rb4 R8c6 46. Bxc4 Rxh6 47. Rxb3 Kd8 48. Rb8+ Kc7 49. Rf8 Rh3 50. Nd5+ Kb7 51. Rf7+ Kb8 52. b3 Rh2 53. Nb4 Kc8 54. Na6 Rc6 55. Rf8+ Kb7 56. Bd5 Kxa6 57. Bxc6 Kb6 58. Bd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) – Anand, Viswanathan (2782) [A17]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (7.3), 2017-12-09
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 a6 5. b3 Bd6 6. Bb2 O-O 7. g4 Nxg4 8. Rg1 f5 9. cxd5 e5 10. h3 Nf6 11. Ng5 Qe7 12. Qf3 Kh8 13. Ne6 Bxe6 14. dxe6 Qxe6 15. Qxb7 Nbd7 16. Bc4 Qe7 17. Qg2 Nb6 18. Be2 a5 19. Bb5 Rad8 20. Qg5 g6 21. Qh6 Ng8 22. Qg5 Nf6 23. Rd1 e4 24. Qh6 Rg8 25. Ne2 Be5 26. Bxe5 Qxe5 27. Nf4 g5 28. Rxg5 Rxg5 29. Qxg5 Rg8 30. Qh6 Rg7 31. Bc4 Nxc4 32. bxc4 Qb2 33. Ke2 a4 34. Ne6 Rf7 35. Nf4 Rg7 36. a3 Ne8 37. Qc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2805) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2781) [D37]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (7.4), 2017-12-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. Rd1 Qa5 10. a3 Re8 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Qb1 Bf5 14. Bd3 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Ne4 16. Nxd5 Nxg5 17. b4 Qd8 18. bxc5 Nde6 19. O-O Nxc5 20. Qb1 Rc8 21. f4 exf4 22. exf4 Nge4 23. Nxe4 Rxe4 24. Rde1 Rxe1 25. Rxe1 Rb8 26. Qb5 Nd7 27. h3 Nf6 28. Nxf6+ gxf6 29. Kh2 Qd6 30. Qf5 b6 31. c5 bxc5 32. Rc1 Kh8 33. Rxc5 Rg8 34. Rd5 Qb6 35. Rd7 Qc6 36. Rd2 Re8 37. Qh5 Qe4 38. Qh4 Qf5 39. Rb2 Re4 40. Qg3 Qg6 41. Qf2 Qf5 42. Rb8+ Kg7 43. Rb3 Qxf4+ 44. Rg3+ Kf8 45. Qxa7 Qe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2760) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2789) [B96]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (7.5), 2017-12-09
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. Bg2 g5 15. h4 gxf4 16. g5 Ne5 17. Qxf4 hxg5 18. hxg5 Rxh1 19. Rxh1 Nfd7 20. Kb1 O-O-O 21. Rh3 Kb8 22. Be3 Rg8 23. Rg3 Rg7 24. Bh3 Rh7 25. Qf2 Nc5 26. Bg2 Qc8 27. Bc1 Bd8 28. Nf3 Ng6 29. Nd4 Ne5 30. Nf3 Ng6 31. Nd4 Bb6 32. Be3 Ne5 33. b3 Rh4 34. Nde2 Qc7 35. Bd4 Ncd7 36. Bxb6 Qxb6 37. Qxb6 Nxb6 38. Nd4 Ng6 39. Kc1 Nd7 40. Kd2 Nf4 41. Ke3 Nxg2+ 42. Rxg2 Rh3+ 43. Kd2 Ne5 44. Nde2 Nf3+ 45. Kc1 Nh4 46. Rg1 Ng6 47. Kd2 Kc7 48. Nd4 Kd7 49. Rf1 Ke7 50. Rg1 Ne5 51. Rg2 Ba8 52. Nde2 Nf3+ 53. Kc1 Rh1+ 54. Kb2 Nh4 55. Rg4 Ng6 56. Nf4 Nxf4 57. Rxf4 Rg1 58. Rh4 Rxg5 59. Kc1 d5  0 – 1 (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2017 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 9, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2799 4
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2729 3.5
3 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 3
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2789 3
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 3
6 So, Wesley USA 2788 3
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2781 3
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 2.5
9 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2782 2.5
10 Adams, Michael ENG 2715 2.5

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2789) – Caruana, Fabiano (2799) [C42]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (6.1), 2017-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c4 c6 9. Re1 Bf5 10. Qb3 Qd7 11. Nc3 Nxc3 12. Bxf5 Qxf5 13. Qxb7 Qd7 14. Qxd7 Nxd7 15. c5 Bxh2+ 16. Nxh2 Ne4 17. f3 Ng3 18. Bf4 Nf5 19. Rad1 Rfe8 20. Rxe8+ Rxe8 21. g4 Ne7 22. Rd3 Nf8 23. Rb3 Ne6 24. Be3 Ng6 25. Kf2 Ngf4 26. Rb7 Kf8 27. Nf1 Re7 28. Rb8+ Re8 29. Rb7 Re7 30. Rb8+ Re8 31. Rxe8+ Kxe8 32. Bxf4 Nxf4 33. Ke3 Ng2+ 34. Kf2 Nf4 35. Ke3 Ng2+ 36. Kf2 Nf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2788) – Aronian, Levon (2805) [C88]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (6.2), 2017-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d4 d6 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Nbd2 Bc5 12. a5 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Qe2 Ng4 15. Rf1 Bxf2+ 16. Rxf2 Nd4 17. Qc4 Nxf2 18. Kxf2 Qh4+ 19. Kg1 Qg4 20. h3 Qg3 21. Qd3 Rxf3 22. Nxf3 Rf8 23. Nxd4 Qe1+ 24. Kh2 Rf1 25. Qxf1 Qxf1 26. Nf3 c5 27. b3 Qd1 28. Bb2 Qxc2 29. Bxe5 Qxb3 30. Rf1 h6 31. Rf2 c4 32. Rd2 c3 33. Rd8+ Kf7 34. Rc8 Qb1 35. Rc7+ Ke8 36. Rc8+ Kf7 37. Rc7+ Ke8 38. Rc8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2781) – Carlsen, Magnus (2837) [C45]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (6.3), 2017-12-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 Bb7 9. c4 Nb6 10. Rh3 Qe6 11. f4 O-O-O 12. a4 d5 13. a5 Nxc4 14. b3 Bb4+ 15. Kf2 Nxa5 16. Bd2 c5 17. Rxa5 Bxa5 18. Bxa5 Qf5 19. Nc3 Qxf4+ 20. Kg1 Rhe8 21. Nb5 a6 22. Rf3 Qxe5 23. Qxe5 Rxe5 24. Bxc7 Ree8 25. Bxd8 Rxd8 26. Na3 Rd7 27. Bd3 Kd8 28. Bxh7 g6 29. h5 gxh5 30. Rf6 Ke7 31. Rb6 Rc7 32. Nc2 a5 33. Ne3 c4 34. Bc2 Bc6 35. bxc4 dxc4 36. Ra6 a4 37. Bxa4 Be4 38. Ra5 Ke6 39. Rxh5 c3 40. Bb3+ Kd6 41. Bc2 Bxc2 42. Nxc2 Ke6 43. Kf2 f5 44. Rh3 Ke5 45. Rd3 Kf4 46. Rd4+ Kg5 47. Kf3 Rc8 48. Ra4 Rc7 49. Ra8 Kf6 50. Ra6+ Kg5 51. Nd4 Rc4 52. Ne6+ Kf6 53. Nf4+ Ke5 54. Nd3+ Kd5 55. Ra2 Kd4 56. Nc1 c2 57. Ra5 Rc3+ 58. Kf4 Rc8 59. Rxf5 Re8 60. Rf7 Re1 61. Rd7+ Kc3 62. Rc7+ Kd2 63. Nb3+ Kd3 64. Nc5+ Kd4 65. Nb3+ Kd3 66. Nc5+ Kd4 67. Nb3+ Kd3 68. g4 Rf1+ 69. Kg5 Rb1 70. Nc5+ Ke3 71. Nb3 Kd3 72. Nc5+ Ke3 73. Nb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2715) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2729) [B90]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (6.4), 2017-12-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. a4 g6 7. Be2 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. Be3 Nc6 10. Qd2 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Be6 12. a5 Rc8 13. Rfd1 Qc7 14. h3 Rfe8 15. Ra3 Nd7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Qd4+ Kg8 18. Rd2 Qc5 19. Qxc5 Rxc5 20. Nd5 Bxd5 21. exd5 b5 22. axb6 Nxb6 23. Rxa6 Nxd5 24. c3 Nc7 25. Rb6 d5 26. Rb7 e6 27. Rd3 Na8 28. Rd4 Rc7 29. Rdb4 Kg7 30. f4 Ree7 31. Rxc7 Rxc7 32. Rb8 Ra7 33. b4 Nc7 34. b5 Ra8 35. Rb7 Ne8 36. c4 Nd6 37. Rc7 dxc4 38. Bxc4 Ra1+ 39. Kf2 Rc1 40. b6 Nxc4 41. b7 Rb1 42. Rxc4 Rxb7 43. Ra4 h6 44. Ra5 Rb2+ 45. Kf3 Rb3+ 46. Kf2 Rd3 47. h4 Rd5 48. Ra7 g5 49. hxg5 hxg5 50. fxg5 Rxg5 51. g3 Kg6 52. Kf3 Rf5+ 53. Kg2 Rb5 54. Re7 e5 55. Kf2 f6 56. Re8 Kf5 57. Rf8 Rb3 58. Kg2 Rb2+ 59. Kf3 Rb3+ 60. Kg2 Ke6 61. Kf2 Ra3 62. Re8+ Kf5 63. Rf8 Ra7 64. Kf3 Rg7 65. Re8 Kg5 66. Re6 Rg8 67. Re7 Kf5 68. Rh7 Ra8 69. Rh5+ Kg6 70. Rh4 f5 71. Rb4 Kg5 72. Rb7 e4+ 73. Ke3 Ra3+ 74. Kf2 Ra2+ 75. Ke3 Kg4 76. Rg7+ Kh3 77. Rg5 Ra3+ 78. Kf2 Rf3+ 79. Ke1 Kg2 80. Ke2 Rf2+ 81. Ke3 Kf1 82. g4 Rf3+ 83. Kd4 e3 84. Rxf5 Rxf5 85. Kxe3 Rf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2782) – Karjakin, Sergey (2760) [A18]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (6.5), 2017-12-08
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. Nf3 e5 8. d4 Nc6 9. Bg5 Qg6 10. d5 Nb8 11. h4 h6 12. h5 Qa6 13. Be3 Nd7 14. Bd3 Ba3 15. O-O Qd6 16. Nh4 O-O 17. Nf5 Qf6 18. Ng3 Qh4 19. Nf5 Qf6 20. Ng3 Qh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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London Chess Classic 2017 Round 5

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 6, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2799 3.5
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2729 2.5
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2837 2.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2805 2.5
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2789 2.5
6 So, Wesley USA 2788 2.5
7 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2781 2.5
8 Adams, Michael ENG 2715 2.5
9 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2760 2
10 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2782 2

Caruana,F (2799) – Anand,V (2782) [C65]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (5), 2017-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. h3 Nd7 8. Be3 Bd6 9. Ne2 Re8 10. g4 Nc5 11. Ng3 Ne6 12. Nf5 c5 13. h4 a5 14. h5 Ra6 15. Qd2 Nd4 16. Rh3 Bf8 17. O-O-O Be6 18. Kb1 f6 19. c3 Nxf3 20. Rxf3 c4 21. Qc2 cxd3 22. Rxd3 Qc8 23. g5 fxg5 24. Bxg5 Bf7 25. h6 gxh6 26. Bc1 Qe6 27. b3 a4 28. c4 axb3 29. axb3 Qc6 30. Rg3+ Kh8 31. Rd1 b5 32. c5 b4 33. Bb2 Bg6 34. Rd5 Qb5 35. Rg1 c6 36. Rxe5 Rxe5 37. Bxe5+ Kg8 38. Bd4 Kf7 39. Nh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2805) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) [D70]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (5), 2017-12-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 e5 9. d5 c6 10. Rd1 cxd5 11. exd5 N8d7 12. Nh3 e4 13. fxe4 Ne5 14. Nf2 f5 15. Bc5 Rf7 16. Be2 f4 17. Bf3 Nbc4 18. Qe2 b6 19. Bd4 Ne3 20. Bxe3 fxe3 21. Qxe3 Qf8 22. Be2 Bh6 23. Qd4 Bg7 24. Qe3 Bh6 25. Qd4 Bg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2837) – So,W (2788) [C65]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (5), 2017-12-06
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bg5 Nd4 6. Nxd4 Bxd4 7. c3 Bb6 8. Nd2 c6 9. Ba4 h6 10. Bh4 d6 11. Nc4 Bc7 12. Ne3 Bb6 13. Bb3 g5 14. Bg3 Bxe3 15. fxe3 Bg4 16. Qd2 Nh5 17. O-O O-O 18. Be1 Qe7 19. h3 Be6 20. Qe2 Bxb3 21. Qxh5 Bc2 22. Qe2 Ba4 23. b3 Bb5 24. a4 Ba6 25. b4 b6 26. c4 Bb7 27. a5 f6 28. d4 Qh7 29. c5 bxc5 30. bxc5 Qxe4 31. cxd6 exd4 32. Qc4+ Kg7 33. a6 Bc8 34. Qxd4 Qxd4 35. exd4 Rb8 36. Bf2 Rf7 37. d5 cxd5 38. Rfc1 d4 39. Bxd4 Bf5 40. Rc7 Rd8 41. Bc5 Rdd7 42. Rxd7 Rxd7 43. Kf2 Be4 44. g4 f5 45. Ke3 Kf6 46. Ra5 Bc2 47. Rb5 Ke6 48. Rb2 f4+ 49. Kd4 Bd1 50. Rb8 f3 51. Ke3 Kd5 52. Ba3 Be2 53. Rh8 Kc4 54. Rxh6 Kb3 55. Bc5 Kc4 56. Bd4 Kd5 57. Rg6 Rxd6 58. Rxg5+ Ke6 59. Bxa7 Rxa6 60. Bc5 Ra2 61. Kf4 f2 62. Re5+ Kf7 63. Rf5+ Kg8 64. Bxf2 Bf1 65. Kg3 Ra3+ 66. Rf3 Rxf3+ 67. Kxf3 Bxh3 68. Kf4 Bxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2729) – Karjakin,Sergey (2760) [E35]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (5), 2017-12-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 c5 8. e3 cxd4 9. exd4 Nc6 10. Bb5 O-O 11. Nge2 Qb6 12. Bxc6 Qxc6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. O-O Bxc3 15. Qxc3 Bg4 16. f3 Bd7 17. Qd2 Bb5 18. Rfe1 Bxe2 19. Rxe2 Rfe8 20. Rae1 Rxe2 21. Rxe2 Rc8 22. b3 b6 23. h3 a5 24. Qe3 a4 25. bxa4 Rc4 26. Qe8+ Kh7 27. Qe5 Rxd4 28. Qxf6 gxf6 29. Rb2 Rxa4 30. Rxb6 Rxa2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams,Mi (2715) – Nakamura,Hi (2781) [B76]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (5), 2017-12-06
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bd4 Bxd4 13. Qxd4 Qb6 14. Na4 Qc7 15. Nc5 Rd8 16. Bc4 Bf5 17. Bb3 Nb6 18. Qc3 h5 19. g3 Nd5 20. Qc4 e6 21. Rhe1 Qe7 22. Nd3 Nb6 23. Qc5 Rd6 24. Rd2 Nd7 25. Qc3 Bxd3 26. Rxd3 Rxd3 27. Qxd3 Nc5 28. Qc3 Rd8 29. a3 Qd6 30. Bc4 Na4 31. Qe3 Nb6 32. Be2 Qe7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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