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Radjabov Teimour wins the Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 16, 2017 in Chess news

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [C50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.1), 2017-07-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 O-O 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Ba7 10. Nbd2 Ne7 11. d4 Ng6 12. Bf1 Re8 13. Qc2 Nh7 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. Nc4 Qf6 16. Ne3 Ne7 17. Ng4 Bxg4 18. hxg4 Ng6 19. Bc4 Rad8 20. a5 Nf4 21. Nh2 Rd7 22. Be3 Bxe3 23. fxe3 Ne6 24. Rf1 Qe7 25. b4 Nhg5 26. Nf3 Nxf3+ 27. gxf3 Qg5 28. Rae1 Red8 29. Qh2 Rd2 30. Re2 Rd1 31. Bd5 Rxf1+ 32. Kxf1 c6 33. Bxe6 Rd1+ 34. Kf2 fxe6 35. Qh5 Qxh5 36. gxh5 Kf7 37. Rb2 Rc1 38. Rd2 Ke7 39. Rd3 Rh1 40. Kg2 Rxh5 41. c4 Rg5+ 42. Kh2 Rh5+ 43. Kg2 Rg5+ 44. Kh2 h5 45. b5 h4 46. Kh3 Rg3+ 47. Kxh4 Rxf3 48. bxa6 bxa6 49. c5 Rf1 50. Rd6 Ra1 51. Rxc6 Rxa5 52. Kg5 Kd7 53. Rd6+ Ke7 54. Rc6 Kd7 55. Rd6+ Ke7 56. Rc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A05]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.2), 2017-07-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. d3 Nbd7 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Qc2 Qc5 10. Qa4 Qb4 11. Qd1 Be7 12. a3 Qb6 13. Nc3 Bg4 14. b4 O-O 15. Be3 Qd8 16. Nd4 Re8 17. h3 Bh5 18. g4 Bg6 19. Qd2 a5 20. Rab1 axb4 21. axb4 h6 22. f4 Bd6 23. f5 Bh7 24. Bf4 Ne5 25. Kh1 Qe7 26. Nc2 Kh8 27. b5 Rad8 28. bxc6 bxc6 29. Qe1 d4 30. Nxd4 Nxd3 31. exd3 Qxe1 32. Rbxe1 Rxe1 33. Rxe1 Bxf4 34. Nce2 c5 35. Nxf4 Rxd4 36. Rf1 Bg8 37. Kh2 Kh7 38. Rf3 Nd7 39. Kg3 Ne5 40. Re3 f6 41. Be4 Bf7 42. h4 Kg8 43. Re1 c4 44. dxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Li, Chao b (2735) [E60]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.3), 2017-07-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 c6 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Ne5 Ne4 8. Nd2 Nf6 9. Nb1 Ne4 10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 O-O 12. O-O Nc6 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Qa4 Qb6 15. Ba3 Qa6 16. Qxa6 Bxa6 17. Rfb1 Rfb8 18. Bxe7 Bxe2 19. Bd6 Rxb1+ 20. Rxb1 Bb5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Adams, Michael (2736) [D35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.4), 2017-07-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Nf3 Ne4 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. Qc2 Ndf6 11. O-O O-O 12. Ne5 Re8 13. Rac1 Bf5 14. Rfe1 g6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.5), 2017-07-15
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. d4 c6 12. b4 exd4 13. cxd4 d5 14. Bd3 dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Be6 17. b5 axb5 18. axb5 Bd5 19. Bxd5 Qxd5 20. bxc6 bxc6 21. Ra6 Qb5 22. Qe2 Rfb8 23. Qxb5 cxb5 24. Bd2 Bb6 25. Rxa8 Rxa8 26. Rb1 Bc7 27. Rxb5 Ra1+ 28. Ne1 Rd1 29. Rb2 Nf4 30. Kf1 Kf8 31. Rc2 Bd6 32. g3 Nd5 33. Ke2 Ra1 34. Rb2 Ke7 35. Nc2 Ra4 36. Kd3 Ke6 37. Rb5 g6 38. Ne3 Ra3+ 39. Ke2 Nxe3 40. Bxe3 Ra2+ 41. Kf3 h5 42. Ke4 Ra4 43. g4 hxg4 44. hxg4 Bc7 45. f4 Ra1 46. Bd2 Ra2 47. Be3 Ra1 48. g5 Kd7 49. Rb7 Kc6 50. Rb2 Ra4 51. Rb1 Kd7 52. f5 gxf5+ 53. Kxf5 Ra5+ 54. Ke4 Ra4 55. Rf1 Ke7 56. Bd2 Ra2 57. Kd3 Bd6 58. Bc3 Rg2 59. d5 Rg4 60. Bf6+ Kd7 61. Ra1 Bc5 62. Ra6 Rg1 63. Rc6 Ba3 64. Rb6 Bc1 65. Rb1 Rg3+ 66. Ke4 Bxg5 67. Be5 Re3+ 68. Kd4 Rf3 69. Ke4 Re3+ 70. Kf5 Be7 71. Rb7+ Ke8 72. d6 Bxd6 73. Bxd6 Re1 74. Bf4 Re7 75. Rb8+ Kd7 76. Kf6 Re1 77. Kxf7 Kc6 78. Kf6 Kd5 79. Kf5 Re7 80. Rd8+ Kc6 81. Rd6+ Kc5 82. Be5 Rh7 83. Rd1 Rh6 84. Ke4 Rh4+ 85. Bf4 Kc4 86. Rc1+ Kb4 87. Ke5 Kb3 88. Rc8 Rg4 89. Be3 Rc4 90. Rd8 Kc3 91. Bd4+ Kd3 92. Ra8 Rc6 93. Kd5 Rg6 94. Ra3+ Ke2 95. Kc4 Rc6+ 96. Bc5 Re6 97. Kd4 Re8 98. Ra2+ Kf3 99. Kd3 Re5 100. Bd4 Rf5 101. Ra1 Kf4 102. Re1 Kf3 103. Be5 Kf2 104. Re2+ Kf3 105. Re3+ Kf2 106. Bg3+ Kg2 107. Ke4 Rf8 108. Be5 Kf2 109. Ra3 Re8 110. Ra2+ Ke1 111. Rb2 Re7 112. Kd4 Kf1 113. Bf4 Re2 114. Rb3 Kf2 115. Be3+ Kf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [D43]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.6), 2017-07-15
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 g6 8. Be2 Bg7 9. e4 O-O 10. e5 Qd8 11. O-O dxc4 12. Bxc4 c5 13. dxc5 Nd7 14. Qe2 Nxc5 15. Rfd1 Qe7 16. Qe3 b6 17. b4 Na6 18. a3 Bb7 19. Rd6 Rac8 20. Bxa6 Bxa6 21. Rad1 Rfd8 22. Ne4 Rxd6 23. Nxd6 Rd8 24. Rd2 Bb7 25. Nxb7 Rxd2 26. Qxd2 Qxb7 27. h4 Qc7 28. Qe3 a5 29. b5 a4 30. Qd4 Bf8 31. Qxa4 Qc1+ 32. Kh2 Bxa3 33. Qd4 Bc5 34. Qd8+ Kh7 35. Qf6 Kg8 36. Qd8+ Kh7 37. Qf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [D35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.7), 2017-07-15
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. d5 Na5 12. Bd3 c4 13. Bc2 exd5 14. exd5 Bb7 15. Re1 Bf6 16. d6 Re8 17. Rxe8+ Qxe8 18. Bf4 Rd8 19. Bf5 g6 20. d7 Qf8 21. Bh3 Be4 22. Rc1 Qc5 23. Qe2 Bf5 24. Rd1 Bxh3 25. gxh3 Kg7 26. Rd6 Bxc3 27. Ng5 Qf5 28. Qe7 h6 29. Ne6+ Kh7 30. Nxd8 Qxf4 31. Nxf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [A15]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.8), 2017-07-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. d4 b5 4. Nbd2 bxc4 5. Nxc4 d5 6. Nce5 e6 7. e3 Bd6 8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O Qb6 10. Qc2 Ba6 11. Bd2 Bxd3 12. Nxd3 Nbd7 13. Rfc1 Rac8 14. b4 Ne4 15. Be1 Qb8 16. Rab1 Qa8 17. Rb3 f6 18. Nc5 Ndxc5 19. dxc5 Bb8 20. Nd4 e5 21. Nf5 Qb7 22. f3 Ng5 23. e4 a6 24. a4 g6 25. Ne3 dxe4 26. fxe4 Rcd8 27. Rd3 Rd4 28. Rxd4 exd4 29. Qc4+ Kg7 30. Qxd4 Qe7 31. Rd1 Nxe4 32. Nc4 Bc7 33. Qd7 Qxd7 34. Rxd7+ Rf7 35. Rd3 Re7 36. Kf1 f5 37. g3 Kf6 38. Bd2 g5 39. Bc1 Ke6 40. Nd2 Nxd2+ 41. Bxd2 Kf6 42. Kf2 h6 43. h3 Kg6 44. Kf3 h5 45. Kf2 g4 46. h4 Re4 47. Rd7 Be5 48. Ra7 f4 49. Bxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [E97]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (9.9), 2017-07-15
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. Bd2 Nd7 10. Rc1 h6 11. Ne1 f5 12. Nd3 fxe4 13. Nxe4 Nf5 14. f3 Nf6 15. Ndf2 Nd4 16. Nxf6+ Qxf6 17. Bd3 Bf5 18. Ne4 Qe7 19. Be3 Rae8 20. Qd2 Rf7 21. Rce1 Qf8 22. Bxd4 exd4 23. Ng3 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Bxd3 25. Qxd3 Re7 26. Rxe7 Qxe7 27. Ne2 c6 28. dxc6 bxc6 29. b3 Kf7 30. g3 Qe3+ 31. Qxe3 dxe3 32. Nf4 h5 33. Kf1 Bh6 34. Nd3 Ke6 35. Nb4 Kd7 36. Ke2 a5 37. Nc2 Ke6 38. Nd4+ Kd7 39. f4 Bg7 40. Kxe3 d5 41. cxd5 cxd5 42. h3 Bf6 43. g4 hxg4 44. hxg4 g5 45. f5 Kd6 46. Ne6 Be7 47. Kd4 Bf6+ 48. Kd3 Be7 49. Nd4 Bf6 50. a3 Kc5 51. Ne6+ Kb5 52. Nf8 Be7 53. Nh7 Bxa3 54. Nxg5 Kb4 55. Ne6 Kxb3 56. f6 a4 57. g5 Bf8 58. g6 a3 59. Nd4+ Kb2 60. Nc2  1 – 0 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 8

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 14, 2017 in Chess news

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [D41]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.1), 2017-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 b6 12. O-O  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C95]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.2), 2017-07-14
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 c6 16. Bg5 h6 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Bd3 Bg7 19. Qc1 Kh7 20. b4 Rac8 21. Qd2 exd4 22. cxd4 Nb6 23. axb5 cxb5 24. d5 Nfd7 25. Bd4 Ne5 26. Nxe5 dxe5 27. Rac1 Qd6 28. Bc5 Qf6 29. Nf1 Nd7 30. Rc2 Rc7 31. Qe3 Rec8 32. Nd2 Qf4 33. d6 Nxc5 34. dxc7 Qxe3 35. Rxe3 Ne6 36. Nb3 Bf8 37. Be2 Bxb4 38. Bg4 Rxc7 39. Rxc7 Nxc7 40. Rd3 Ne8 41. Rd7 Nd6 42. f4 Bc8 43. Rc7 Bxg4 44. hxg4 Kg8 45. fxe5 Nxe4 46. Rc8+ Kg7 47. Ra8 Bc3 48. Kf1 Bxe5 49. Ke2 Kf6 50. Rxa6+ Kg5 51. Kf3 Nf6 52. Ra7 Nxg4 53. Rxf7 Bc3 54. Rb7 Ne5+ 55. Ke4 b4 56. Nd4 Nc4 57. Kd3 Ne5+ 58. Ke4 Nc4 59. Kd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [D30]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.3), 2017-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Qb3 c5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Bxc3+ 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 Nd7 13. Rd1 Nxc5 14. Rxd5 b6 15. Rd4 Ne6 16. Rd6 Bb7 17. Nd4 Nxd4 18. Rxd4 Rac8 19. Kd2 Rc5 20. Rg1 Rfc8 21. Bd3 Kf8 22. Rd7 Bd5 23. Rxa7 Rxc3 24. e4 Be6 25. Rb1 R3c7 26. Rxc7 Rxc7 27. a4 Bd7 28. Bc2 Rc6 29. f4 Ke7 30. Rb4 h5 31. g3 Kd8 32. Bb3 f6 33. h4 Kc7 34. Kd3 f5 35. e5 Rg6 36. Kd4 Rxg3 37. e6 Be8 38. Ke5 Rc3 39. Kxf5 Rc5+ 40. Ke4 Bc6+ 41. Kd3 Rc1 42. Bc2 g6 43. Kd2 Rg1 44. e7 Be8 45. Re4 Rg2+ 46. Kc3 Rg3+ 47. Bd3 Kd6 48. Kd4 Bxa4 49. e8=Q Bxe8 50. Rxe8 Rg4 51. Ke3 Rg3+ 52. Ke2 Kd5 53. Rg8 Rg4 54. Kf3 Rxh4 55. Be4+ Kd4 56. Rd8+ Kc3 57. Bxg6 Rh1 58. f5 Rf1+ 59. Ke2 Rf4 60. Rd3+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.4), 2017-07-14
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Rc1 a4 12. Nd2 f5 13. Bxb6 cxb6 14. Nxa4 Bg5 15. Nc3 e4 16. Rb1 Ne5 17. Nb3 Ng4 18. Qc2 Be3 19. dxe4 Qg5 20. fxe3 Qxe3+ 21. Kh1 Qh6 22. h3 Ne3 23. Qd2 f4 24. gxf4 Nxf1 25. Rxf1 Bxb3 26. e5 Rae8 27. Ne4 Kh8 28. Kh2 Bg8 29. e3 Re6 30. Nd6 Qh4 31. Qd4 Rg6 32. Rf3 Qe1 33. f5 Rg5 34. h4 Rh5 35. Rg3 Be6 36. fxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E00]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.5), 2017-07-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. a4 a5 9. Qc2 c6 10. Na3 Bd6 11. Ne1 Qe7 12. Nd3 h6 13. Rfd1 Re8 14. Rac1 e5 15. dxe5 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Nc4 Nb4 19. Qe4 Bc7 20. Qxe7 Rxe7 21. Be3 Bg4 22. Kf1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 24. Nd6 Rd7 25. Ne4 Nc2 26. Bf4 Nd4 27. Nc3 Bf6 28. Be4 g5 29. Be3 Nb3 30. Rd1 Rxd1+ 31. Nxd1 Bd4 32. Bc2 Bxe3 33. Nxe3 Be6 34. Nf5 Bxf5 35. Bxf5 Kf8 36. e3 Ke7 37. Ke2 Nc5 38. Bc2 Kd6 39. f4 gxf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [B48]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.6), 2017-07-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. O-O-O Be7 9. f4 b5 10. e5 b4 11. exf6 bxc3 12. Qxc3 Bxf6 13. g4 h6 14. h4 Bb7 15. Rh2 Rc8 16. Qd2 Nxd4 17. Bxd4 Bxd4 18. Qxd4 O-O 19. Bd3 Qc5 20. Qxc5 Rxc5 21. b4 Rc3 22. Kb2 Rfc8 23. a4 Kf8 24. a5 Ke7 25. Re1 R3c4 26. Bxc4 Rxc4 27. b5 Rb4+ 28. Kc3 Rxb5 29. Ra1 Bd5 30. Rf2 Rc5+ 31. Kd3 Rc4 32. h5 f6 33. c3 e5 34. fxe5 fxe5 35. Rg1 Be6 36. g5 Rh4 37. gxh6 gxh6 38. Rgg2 e4+ 39. Ke3 Rxh5 40. Rh2 Rc5 41. Rxh6 Rxc3+ 42. Kxe4 Rc4+ 43. Kd3 Rc5 44. Rb2 Rxa5 45. Rb6 Ra1 46. Kc3 a5 47. Ra6 a4 48. Kb4 a3 49. Rxa3 Rxa3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Giri, Anish (2775) [B84]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.7), 2017-07-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. f4 O-O 9. Kh1 Qc7 10. Qe1 Nc6 11. Be3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. Qg3 Bb7 14. a3 Rad8 15. Rae1 Bc6 16. Bd3 Qd7 17. Rf3 e5 18. fxe5 Nh5 19. Qh3 Qxh3 20. Rxh3 Nf4 21. Rf3 Nxd3 22. cxd3 dxe5 23. Bxe5 b4 24. axb4 Bxb4 25. Rc1 Rc8 26. h3 f6 27. Bg3 Rfd8 28. Bf2 Bb7 29. Kh2 f5 30. Ra1 fxe4 31. dxe4 Rd2 32. Nd5 Bf8 33. b4 h6 34. Bc5 Bxc5 35. bxc5 Rxc5 36. Rb3 Bxd5 37. exd5 a5 38. d6 Rxd6 39. Rb8+ Kf7 40. Ra8 Rdd5 41. Ra7+ Kg6 42. Ra3 Rh5 43. Ra4 Rb5 44. h4 Rb4 45. R4xa5 Rhxh4+ 46. Kg3 Kh7 47. Ra3 h5 48. Rf7 Rh1 49. Re3 h4+ 50. Kf2 Rbb1 51. Ree7 Rhf1+ 52. Ke2 Rbe1+ 53. Kd3 Rxf7 54. Rxf7 Kh6 55. Kd2 Re6 56. Rf4 Kh5 57. Rf7 Rg6 58. Rf2 Kg4 59. Ke1 Re6+ 60. Kf1 Rf6 61. Rxf6 gxf6 62. Kf2 Kf4 63. Kg1 Kg3 64. Kf1 h3 65. Kg1 Kg4 66. gxh3+ Kxh3 67. Kf2 Kg4 68. Kg2 Kf4  0 – 1 (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Adams, Michael (2736) [A07]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.8), 2017-07-14
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. Nbd2 a5 7. e4 a4 8. c3 Nc6 9. e5 Nd7 10. d4 f6 11. exf6 Bxf6 12. Ne1 Nb6 13. f4 a3 14. Ndf3 axb2 15. Bxb2 Na5 16. Nd3 Nac4 17. Bc1 Na4 18. Qc2 Bd7 19. Rb1 b5 20. h4 Be8 21. Bh3 Qd7 22. Re1 Ra6 23. f5 exf5 24. Nb4 Rd6 25. Qd3 g6 26. Bf4 Rb6 27. Bh6 Bg7 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Ne5 Qd8 30. Bg2 Rd6 31. Re2 f4 32. Rf1 c6 33. h5 Qg5 34. gxf4 Qxh5 35. Ref2 Rdf6 36. Qg3 Nd6 37. Bf3 Nf5 38. Qg5 Qh4 39. Rh2 Qg3+ 40. Rg2 Qxg5 41. fxg5 Re6 42. Rc1 Nh4 43. Bg4 Rxe5 44. dxe5 Nxg2 45. Kxg2 Rf4 46. Bc8 Re4 47. e6 Nb6 48. Bb7 Rxe6 49. Kf2 Na4 50. Re1 Rxe1 51. Kxe1 Nxc3 52. Nxc6 Nxa2 53. Kd2 b4  0 – 1 (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [A35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (8.9), 2017-07-14
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. a3 cxd4 7. exd4 Be7 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O Nd5 11. Re1 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Bf6 13. Bd3 Bd7 14. Rb1 b6 15. Rb5 g6 16. Bh6 Re8 17. Qd2 Ne7 18. Rbe5 Bc6 19. Bg5 Bg7 20. R5e3 h6 21. Bh4 Bxf3 22. Rxf3 Qd6 23. Bg3 Qxa3 24. Be5 Nd5 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. c4 Qb4 27. Qe2 Rad8 28. cxd5 Rxd5 29. Rc1 Qd6 30. g3 Rxd4 31. Rc3 Re7 32. Qc2 Qd5 33. Re3 Rd7 34. Be4 Qb5 35. Bd3 Qd5 36. Qe2 a5 37. h4 h5 38. Be4 Qd6 39. Kg2 Rc7 40. Rxc7 Qxc7 41. Qb2 Qc5 42. Bf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 13, 2017 in Chess news

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.1), 2017-07-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 Nfd7 8. g5 b5 9. a3 Be7 10. h4 Bb7 11. Be3 Nc6 12. Qd2 Rc8 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. h5 O-O 15. O-O-O Nc5 16. f3 a5 17. Bxc5 dxc5 18. Qxd8 Rfxd8 19. Bxb5 Bxg5+ 20. Kb1 Ba8 21. Na4 Be7 22. b3 Rb8 23. Rxd8+ Rxd8 24. Nb2 Bf6 25. Nd3 Bd4 26. Rd1 Rd6 27. Rc1 f5 28. c3 Be3 29. Re1 Bd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [A34]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.2), 2017-07-13
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 Bf5 8. Nd2 Nc6 9. e4 Be6 10. Kc2 g6 11. Bc4 Bd7 12. Nb3 b6 13. a4 Ne5 14. Bb5 a6 15. Bxd7+ Nxd7 16. Be3 e6 17. Rhd1 O-O-O 18. Nd2 Be7 19. Nc4 Kb7 20. a5 Rhf8 21. axb6 Nxb6 22. Na5+ Kc7 23. Bf4+ Bd6 24. Bh6 Rfe8 25. Nb3 Ra8 26. Be3 Nd7 27. Ra5 Kc6 28. Rda1 Kb6 29. R5a4 Rec8 30. Na5 Be7 31. Rb4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [D85]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.3), 2017-07-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. Qd3 Ba6 12. Qe3 Qd7 13. dxc5 Bxe2 14. Qxe2 bxc5 15. Rd1 Qe6 16. h4 Nc6 17. Ng5 Qf6 18. Be3 Rad8 19. Bxc5 Qxc3 20. Rdc1 Qa5 21. Nf3 Rfe8 22. e5 Rd5 23. e6 f5 24. Qc4 Red8 25. Rb7 Ne5 26. Qxd5 Rxd5 27. Bxe7 Nxf3+ 28. gxf3 Bc3 29. Bg5 f4 30. Rb8+ Kg7 31. Rb7+ Kg8 32. Rb8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Li, Chao b (2735) [A50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.4), 2017-07-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O dxc4 8. Bxc4 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nbd7 11. Rd1 e5 12. d5 e4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4 Nb6 15. Rb1 Qd6 16. Bb3 cxd5 17. Qd3 a5 18. a3 Qe6 19. Bd2 Rfc8 20. Be1 Rc5 21. Ba2 Nc4 22. b4 axb4 23. Bxb4 Rcc8 24. Bb3 b5 25. Qxd5 Qxd5 26. Rxd5 Nxa3 27. Bxa3 Rxa3 28. Rd7 Rf8 29. Rb7 Bc3 30. g4 b4 31. h4 h6 32. g5 hxg5 33. hxg5 Ra5 34. f4 Bd2 35. Kf2 Rc5 36. Rd1 Rc3 37. Bxf7+ Rxf7 38. Rb8+ Kg7 39. Rxd2 Re7 40. Re2 b3 41. Rb4 Rd7 42. Kf3 Re7 43. Re1 Rd7 44. Re2 Re7 45. Rb6 Kf7 46. Kf2 Kg7 47. e4 Rf7 48. Re3 Rxf4+ 49. Kg3 Rxe3+ 50. Kxf4 Rc3 51. Rb7+ Kg8 52. Rb5 Kf7 53. Ke5 Ke7 54. Rb7+ Kd8 55. Kd6 Kc8 56. Rb4 Rd3+ 57. Ke6 Kc7 58. e5 Rf3 59. Ke7 Kc6 60. e6 Kd5 61. Kd7 Rd3 62. Rb7 Ke5+ 63. Ke7 Kd5 64. Rd7+ Ke4 65. Rxd3 Kxd3 66. Kf6 b2 67. e7 b1=Q 68. e8=Q Kd4 69. Qxg6 Qb8 70. Qg7 Ke4 71. Qh7+ Kf3 72. Qf5+ Kg2 73. Qd5+ Kh3 74. g6 Qf8+ 75. Kg5 Qe7+ 76. Kh6 Qe3+ 77. Kh7 Qe7+ 78. g7 Qh4+ 79. Kg6 Qg3+ 80. Kf6 Qh4+ 81. Kf7 Qf4+ 82. Ke7 Qh4+ 83. Ke8 Qe1+ 84. Kd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [A28]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.5), 2017-07-13
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Qe7 7. Be2 d5 8. d4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 c5 11. Qh4 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Be6 13. Be2 Nd5 14. Bb5+ Kf8 15. Qe4 Bd7 16. Qc4 Be6 17. Qe4 Bd7 18. Qc4 Be6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [C50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.6), 2017-07-13
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Ng6 11. d4 c6 12. Bd3 Nh5 13. Nc4 exd4 14. Nxd4 Nhf4 15. Bf1 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. g3 Qf6 18. Ne3 Bxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [B23]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.7), 2017-07-13
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nd4 4. Nf3 e6 5. O-O a6 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. b3 d6 8. Bb2 Nf6 9. Re1 Nd7 10. Bf1 Nde5 11. d3 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Be7 13. Ne2 e5 14. c3 O-O 15. d4 f5 16. exf5 d5 17. Ng3 cxd4 18. c4 Be6 19. Qg4 Bf7 20. cxd5 Bxd5 21. f4 Bf6 22. Rad1 Qa5 23. fxe5 Nxe5 24. Qf4 Rae8 25. Nh5 Nf3+ 26. gxf3 Rxe1 27. Nxf6+ Rxf6 28. Rxe1 Qxe1 29. Bxd4 Qb4 30. a3 Qxa3 31. Bxf6 gxf6 32. Qg4+ Kf7 33. Qh5+ Kf8 34. Qh6+ Kg8 35. Qxf6 Qf8 36. Qxf8+ Kxf8 37. b4 Bxf3 38. Kf2 Be4 39. Bh3 Ke7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [A78]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.8), 2017-07-13
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 c5 4. d5 d6 5. Nc3 exd5 6. cxd5 g6 7. Nd2 Bg7 8. e4 O-O 9. Be2 Re8 10. O-O Na6 11. Kh1 Nc7 12. f3 Nd7 13. a4 b6 14. Nc4 Ne5 15. Bf4 Nxc4 16. Bxc4 a6 17. Qe1 h5 18. h4 Rb8 19. Qg3 Bf8 20. Rfe1 b5 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rxe5 Rb6 23. Rg5 bxc4 24. Bxc7 Qf6 25. Ne4 Rxe4 26. fxe4 Rb3 27. Be5 Rxg3 28. Bxf6 Re3 29. Re5 Bd7 30. d6 Rd3 31. Rd5 Rxd5 32. exd5 Bxd6 33. a5 Kf8 34. Rc1 Bb5 35. Re1 Ba4 36. Kg1 Bd7 37. Kf2 Bc8 38. Be5 Ke7 39. Bxd6+ Kxd6 40. Re8 Bb7 41. Ke3 Kd7 42. Rf8 Bxd5 43. g3 c3 44. bxc3 Bc4 45. Rb8 Kd6 46. Ke4  1 – 0 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [C96]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (7.9), 2017-07-13
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. a4 Rb8 13. axb5 axb5 14. b3 Re8 15. d5 Nf8 16. Nbd2 Bd7 17. Nf1 Ra8 18. Ne3 Qc7 19. Nf5 Bf6 20. Bd2 Ra7 21. Nh2 Rea8 22. Ng4 Qd8 23. Nxf6+ Qxf6 24. Qg4 h6 25. Be3 Ra6 26. Qf3 Nh7 27. g3 c4 28. b4 Nb3 29. Rxa6 Rxa6 30. Bxb3 cxb3 31. Rb1 Ra3 32. Kg2 Bxf5 33. exf5 Qd8 34. Bc1 Ra2 35. Rxb3 Nf6 36. Ra3 Rxa3 37. Bxa3 Qa8 38. Bc1 Qxd5 39. Qxd5 Nxd5 40. Bd2 Nb6 41. Kf3 d5 42. g4 Nc4 43. Be3 Kh7 44. Ke2 Nd6 45. f4 f6 46. Bb6 g6 47. Bc7 Nc4 48. fxg6+ Kxg6 49. Kd3 Kf7 50. Bb8 Ke6 51. Ke2 Na3 52. Kd2 Nc4+ 53. Ke2 Nb6 54. Kd2 Nc8 55. Ke2 Ne7 56. Ba7 Kf7 57. Bg1 Nc6 58. Bh2 Ke6 59. Bg3 Ne7 60. Bf2 Kf7 61. Bg3 Nc6 62. Bh2 h5 63. Ke3 hxg4 64. hxg4 Ke6 65. Bg3 Nd8 66. Bf2 Nf7 67. Kf3 Nd6 68. Ke3 Nc4+ 69. Ke2 Kf7 70. Bg3 Ke6 71. Bf2 Nd6 72. Ke3 Nf7 73. Kf3 Nd8 74. Ke3 Nc6 75. Bg3 Ne7 76. Bf2 Ng8 77. Kf3 Nh6 78. Be3 Nf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 13, 2017 in Chess news

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [B31]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.1), 2017-07-12
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 d6 11. Bf4 Ba6 12. Nbd2 Qb8 13. exd6 exd6 14. Qc2 Qd8 15. h4 Qd7 16. Nc4 Rfe8 17. Rad1 Bxc4 18. dxc4 Rxe1+ 19. Rxe1 Re8 20. Rd1 Re4 21. g3 Qe6 22. Qa4 Qd7 23. Qc2 Qe6 24. Qa4 Qd7 25. Kg2 Bf8 26. Nd2 Re2 27. Qc2 Bh6 28. Qd3 Qe7 29. Kf1 Re6 30. Bxh6 Nxh6 31. Nf3 Nf7 32. b4 Kg7 33. a4 Qf6 34. Kg2 f4 35. g4 h6 36. b5 cxb5 37. cxb5 Re7 38. c4 Qe6 39. Nh2 Qf6 40. Nf3 Qe6 41. Nh2 Qf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.2), 2017-07-12
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. Rc1 f5 11. a3 Kh8 12. b4 a6 13. Re1 Qe8 14. Qd2 Bd6 15. Bxb6 cxb6 16. d4 exd4 17. Nxd4 Rd8 18. Nxe6 Qxe6 19. Qa2 Qh6 20. f4 a5 21. b5 Bc5+ 22. e3 Ne5 23. Rcd1 Ng4 24. h3 Nxe3 25. Rxd8 Rxd8 26. Kh2 g5 27. fxg5 Qxg5 28. Qe6 f4 29. Ne4 Qg7 30. g4 Nc2 31. Rf1 Nd4 32. Qf6 Qxf6 33. Nxf6 Bxa3 34. Bxb7 Bd6 35. h4 a4 36. g5 a3 37. Kh3 Be5 38. Kg4 Nc2  0 – 1 (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [A14]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.3), 2017-07-12
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 b6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. d4 Bb7 9. Re1 c5 10. e4 Nf6 11. Nc3 Nc6 12. d5 exd5 13. e5 Ne8 14. Nxd5 Nc7 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Nh4 Qe6 17. Bg5 h6 18. Bf6 gxf6 19. Qh5 fxe5 20. Nf5 Qg6 21. Qxg6+ fxg6 22. Bxc6 gxf5 23. Bxb7 Rae8 24. Rad1 Kg7 25. Bc6 Re7 26. h3 Kf6 27. Rd6+ Re6 28. Red1 e4 29. a4 Rf7 30. f4 exf3 31. Bxf3 Re7 32. Kf2 Rxd6 33. Rxd6+ Kg7 34. Be2 Ne6 35. h4 f4 36. g4 Nd4 37. Bc4 Re3 38. Rd7+ Kg6 39. Rd6+ Kg7 40. Rd7+ Kg6 41. Rd6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Giri, Anish (2775) [D45]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.4), 2017-07-12
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qe7 10. h3 e5 11. Bd2 e4 12. Ng5 Nb6 13. Bb3 Bf5 14. f3 Nbd5 15. Ngxe4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 Rae8 17. Qd1 Bxe4 18. fxe4 Qxe4 19. Bc2 Qh4 20. Qf3 Bb4 21. Bxb4 Nxb4 22. Bb3 Nd5 23. Bxd5 cxd5 24. Rac1 Qe7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [C84]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.5), 2017-07-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 Re8 9. Re1 Bf8 10. Nbd2 b5 11. Bc2 h6 12. a4 b4 13. a5 Rb8 14. Nc4 g6 15. Bd2 bxc3 16. bxc3 Bg7 17. d4 exd4 18. cxd4 Nb4 19. Bb1 d5 20. Nce5 Re6 21. exd5 Nfxd5 22. Qc1 Qf8 23. Be4 Rb5 24. Rb1 c6 25. Qc4 Qd6 26. Rb3 Bf8 27. h4 c5 28. h5 g5 29. Bf5 Ne7 30. dxc5 Rxc5 31. Bxb4 Nxf5 32. Bxc5 Qxc5 33. Qxc5 Bxc5 34. Rc3  1 – 0 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E12]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.6), 2017-07-12
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. Qc2 dxc4 7. e4 c5 8. Bf4 a6 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bb3 cxd4 11. Rd1 Qb6 12. Nxd4 Bc5 13. Nf3 Nbd7 14. O-O Rc8 15. Qe2 Qc6 16. Bd5 Qb6 17. Bxb7 Qxb7 18. e5 Ng4 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Nd6+ Bxd6 21. Rxd6 Nc5 22. Nd2 h5 23. b4 Na4 24. Ne4 O-O 25. h3 Rc4 26. Re1 f5 27. exf6 Nxf6 28. Nxf6+ Rxf6 29. Rd8+ Rf8 30. Qxe6+ Qf7 31. Rxf8+ Kxf8 32. Qd6+ Kg8 33. g3 Nc3 34. Re7 Qf5 35. Be5  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Adams, Michael (2736) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.7), 2017-07-12
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 Bb6 9. Na4 Re8 10. a3 Nd4 11. e3 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 c6 13. b4 Be6 14. Bb2 Qd7 15. Qe2 Bg4 16. Qc2 Bh3 17. Bxh3 Qxh3 18. Nxb6 axb6 19. e4 Nf4 20. f3 Ng6 21. a4 h5 22. d4 Qe6 23. Rad1 h4 24. dxe5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [A01]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.8), 2017-07-12
1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Ne2 a6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. d3 Qe7 8. Nd2 Be6 9. a4 O-O-O 10. a5 h5 11. Ra4 h4 12. h3 Nd7 13. Qa1 Nc5 14. Ra2 Rh5 15. Bc3 Rg5 16. Rg1 f6 17. Rb2 Qf7 18. b4 Nd7 19. Ne4 Rg6 20. Qa3 Qf8 21. Nc5 Nxc5 22. bxc5 Bxc5 23. Bb4 Bxb4+ 24. Rxb4 c5 25. Rxh4 f5 26. Rh5 Kb8 27. g4 fxg4 28. Rxe5 Qf6 29. Qxc5 gxh3 30. Rxg6 Qxg6 31. Qe7 Re8 32. Qh4 Bc8 33. Qh5 Qxh5 34. Rxh5 g6 35. Rg5 h2 36. Ng3 Rh8 37. Nh1 Rh5 38. Rg2 Rxa5 39. Kd2 Rh5 40. Rxg6 a5 41. Kc1 Rh4 42. f3 Rh3 43. Rf6 c5 44. Kb2 Kc7 45. e4 Bd7 46. Rf7 Kd8 47. f4 c4 48. d4 c3+ 49. Ka3 b5 50. f5 Re3 51. Rh7 Rxe4 52. Rxh2 b4+ 53. Kb3 Rxd4 54. Ng3 Bc6 55. Ne2 a4+ 56. Ka2 Bd5+ 57. Kb1 Rd1+ 58. Nc1 a3  0 – 1 (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (6.9), 2017-07-12
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 Be7 7. a4 d6 8. Nbd2 h6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Nf1 Ne7 11. Ne3 c6 12. Qb3 Rb8 13. Qa2 Ng6 14. Rd1 Bg5 15. O-O Bxe3 16. fxe3 Qe7 17. d4 Kh8 18. Qa3 Bg4 19. Ba2 Rbd8 20. h3 Bxf3 21. Rxf3 f5 22. dxe5 Qxe5 23. Qb4 f4 24. Qd4 Qg5 25. exf4 Nxf4 26. Qd2 Rf6 27. Kh2 Rdf8 28. Rg3 Qe5 29. Qd4 Qh5 30. Qd2 Ne2 31. Rf3 Rxf3  0 – 1 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 5

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

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [D38]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.1), 2017-07-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. Qb3 cxd4 11. Qxb4 Nc6 12. Qa3 dxc3 13. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 14. Rxc3 Bd7 15. Ke2 Rfd8 16. Rd1 Be8 17. Rxd8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [D70]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.2), 2017-07-10
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Qd6 10. Kb1 Rd8 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. d5 a6 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Qc1 Na5 15. h4 e6 16. Bf4 Rd7 17. Bh6 Bxh6 18. Qxh6 exd5 19. h5 Qf8 20. Qxf8+ Kxf8 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. exd5 c6 23. d6 Nd5 24. Nxd5 cxd5 25. Rxd5 b5 26. Nh3 Nb7 27. Bd3 Rxd6 28. Nf4 Rxd5 29. Nxd5 Nc5 30. Bc2 Bb7 31. Rh8+ Kg7 32. Rxa8 Bxa8 33. Nc7 Bb7 34. b4 Nd7 35. a4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A29]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.3), 2017-07-10
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 Bb6 9. Na4 Re8 10. Bg5 Qd6 11. Nd2 Qg6 12. Ne4 Bg4 13. h3 Be6 14. Bd2 Rad8 15. Kh2 Kh8 16. a3 f5 17. Nec5 Bc8 18. b4 e4 19. e3 Bxc5 20. Nxc5 b6 21. Nb3 Ba6 22. Nc1 Ne5 23. Qa4 Bxd3 24. Nxd3 Nxd3 25. b5 h5 26. Qc2 Qd6 27. h4 Qe5 28. Kg1 Re6 29. a4 Kh7 30. Ra3 Rdd6 31. a5 c5 32. bxc6 Rxc6 33. Qd1 Nf6 34. axb6 axb6 35. Qb1 Red6 36. Rb3 Ng4 37. Bb4 Rd5 38. Be1 Rc1  0 – 1 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.4), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 Be7 8. g5 Nfd7 9. h4 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Be3 Nc6 12. Qd2 O-O 13. O-O-O Nc5 14. f3 Rb8 15. Kb1 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 Bc6 17. Bh3 a5 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 Nd7 20. g6 e5 21. gxf7+ Rxf7 22. Be3 Kh8 23. Rhg1 Nb6 24. Be6 Nc4 25. Qe2 Rf6 26. Bxc4 bxc4 27. Qxc4 Qa5 28. Kc1 Qa3+ 29. Kd2 d5 30. exd5 Bxb4 31. dxc6 Bxc3+ 32. Ke2 Bd4 33. Rd3 Qa8 34. Rxd4 exd4 35. Bxd4 Re8+ 36. Kf2 Qxc6 37. Qxc6 Rxc6 38. Rxg7 Rxc2+ 39. Kg3 Rc4 40. Rg4+ Rxd4 41. Rxd4 Kg7 42. Kg4 Re1 43. Rd7+ Kh6 44. Rd6+ Kg7 45. f4 Rg1+ 46. Kf5 h5 47. Rd7+ Kg8 48. Ke6 Rg6+ 49. Ke5 Rg4 50. f5 Rxh4 51. Rd8+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Li, Chao b (2735) [C42]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.5), 2017-07-10
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O Bf5 8. Re1 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nd6 10. Nf1 Nd7 11. Bf4 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Re8 13. Re2 Bf8 14. Ne3 c6 15. Rae1 Ne4 16. Ng4 Bd6 17. Bxd6 Nxd6 18. Rxe8+ Nxe8 19. Qa3 Nf8 20. h4 Nd6 21. h5 h6 22. Qe3 Qd7 23. Qf4 Re8 24. Rxe8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [B35]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.6), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. Qd2 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. a4 bxa4 13. Nxa4 Bc6 14. Nc3 a5 15. O-O Qb8 16. Nd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [B13]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.7), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. h3 e6 7. Nf3 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 Qc7 10. Qe2 b6 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Nd2 Rfe8 13. f4 g6 14. g4 a6 15. h4 b5 16. a3 Na5 17. h5 Nc4 18. hxg6 hxg6 19. g5 Nh5 20. Qg4 Ng7 21. Nxg6 fxg6 22. Bxg6 Nf5 23. Nf3 Qg7 24. Bxe8 Rxe8 25. b3 Na5 26. b4 Nb3 27. Rb1 Nxc1 28. Rbxc1 Qg6 29. Re2 Bc8 30. Rce1 Rf8 31. Rh2 Bd7 32. Ne5 Bxe5 33. Rxe5 Ng7 34. Re1 Qf5 35. Qxf5 Rxf5 36. Rf1 Be8 37. Rh6 Rf8 38. Rf2 Bd7 39. g6 Rf6 40. Rfh2 Kf8 41. Rg2 Kg8 42. Rgh2 Kf8 43. Rh8+ Ke7 44. Ra8 Rxg6+ 45. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.8), 2017-07-10
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 h5 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. exd5 Bf5 12. Be2 Rc8 13. c4 Qh4+ 14. g3 Qf6 15. Na5 Rc7 16. O-O-O Be7 17. Rhf1 Qg6 18. b3 O-O 19. h4 Qxg3 20. Rg1 Qxh4 21. Rh1 Qf6 22. Rxh5 Bg6 23. Rh2 Qf5 24. Kb2 Nf6 25. Rdh1 Nh7 26. Bd1 Bf6 27. Bc2 e4+ 28. Ka3 Qxf3 29. Bd1 Qg3 30. Rh3 Qe5 31. Bf4 Qf5 32. Qh2 Rd8 33. Bh5 b6 34. Bxg6 fxg6 35. Rxh7 Kf7 36. Bh6 Rg8 37. Qg2 bxa5 38. Rf1 Qe5 39. Bg5 Qf5 40. Bxf6 Kxf6 41. Rhh1 Re7 42. Rhg1 Ke5 43. Qg3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [C55]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (5.9), 2017-07-10
1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. h3 O-O 9. d4 Nd7 10. Na3 Nb6 11. Bb5 Bd7 12. Be3 Kh7 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Nc4 Qe7 15. a4 Rad8 16. Qe2 Nxc4 17. Qxc4 Qf6 18. Bxc6 Qxc6 19. Qxc6 Bxc6 20. Bxa7 Rg8 21. a5 f5 22. exf5 gxf5 23. Red1 Ra8 24. Be3 f4 25. Bd2 Bf6 26. Ne1 Rg7 27. c4 Rag8 28. Kf1 Bxg2+ 29. Nxg2 f3 30. Be3 e4 31. Ra3 Be5 32. Rb3 c6 33. Bd4 fxg2+ 34. Kg1 Rd8 35. Rbd3 Rgd7 36. Bxe5 Rxd3 37. Re1 Rg8 38. h4 Rh3 39. Bh2 Rxh4 40. Rd1 Rg7 41. b4 e3 42. fxe3 Rxc4 43. Be5 Rgg4 44. Bd6 h5  0 – 1 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 4

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

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [D37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.1), 2017-07-09
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 Bf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qd4 Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Bd7 15. f3 Rfc8 16. Kd2 Ne6 17. Bd3 Nxd4 18. exd4 Kf8 19. Rhe1 h6 20. Rac1 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [C84]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.2), 2017-07-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Qb8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Nbd2 O-O 15. Re1 cxd4 16. cxd4 Rc8 17. h3 Nc6 18. axb5 axb5 19. Rxa8 Qxa8 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. d5 Nb4 22. dxe6 Nxc2 23. exf7+ Kxf7 24. Rf1 Qa2 25. Nb1 Nd4 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Qh5+ Kg8 28. Qxb5 Rc2 29. Na3 Rxb2 30. Qc4+ Kh7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E12]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.3), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qc2 Nxc3 8. bxc3 c5 9. e4 Nd7 10. Bd3 Qc7 11. Bb2 cxd4 12. cxd4 Qxc2 13. Bxc2 Rc8 14. Bd3 Bd6 15. Ke2 Ke7 16. a4 Bb4 17. Rhb1 Rhd8 18. Bc1 a5 19. Bg5+ f6 20. Bd2 Bxd2 21. Nxd2 Rc3 22. Rc1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Adams, Michael (2736) [D37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.4), 2017-07-09
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Qc2 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. Bd3 Qa5+ 11. Qc3 Qb6 12. a3 cxd4 13. Qxd4 Nc5 14. Bc2 Qb5 15. Be5 f6 16. Bg3 Qc4 17. Rc1 Qxd4 18. Nxd4 a5 19. Nb5 Rd8 20. Nc7 Ra7 21. Rd1 Kf7 22. Nxd5 b5 23. O-O Bf8 24. Bxh7 g5 25. h4 Be6 26. e4 gxh4 27. Bxh4 Bxd5 28. Rxd5 Rxd5 29. exd5 Na4 30. Rc1 Rd7 31. Rc6 Rxd5 32. Rxf6+ Kg7 33. Bc2 Nxb2 34. Rg6+ Kf7 35. Rf6+ Kg7 36. Rb6 Bc5 37. Rb7+ Kf8 38. Bg6 Bd4 39. Be7+ Kg8 40. Bf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Giri, Anish (2775) [E60]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.5), 2017-07-09
1. c4 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 dxc4 8. bxc4 c5 9. Qc1 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Nd2 Bg4 13. h3 Be6 14. O-O Qc8 15. h4 Bh3 16. Qc2 Rd8 17. Nf3 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Nh5 19. Bxg7 Nxg7 20. Rfd1 Qg4 21. Rab1 Ne6 22. e3 Nc5 23. Rd4 Rxd4 24. Nxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [E25]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.6), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. e4 Ne7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qb3 Qc7 12. Bb5 Nec6 13. Ne2 e5 14. O-O Na5 15. Qb4 Na6 16. Bxa6 bxa6 17. Rad1 Be6 18. Rd5 Rfb8 19. Qa4 Bxd5 20. exd5 Rb5 21. Rd1 Rxc5 22. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 23. Kh1 Qb5 24. Qe4 f5 25. Qc2 Nc4 26. a4 Qb6 27. Rb1 Qf2 28. Qd3 Ne3 29. Rg1 e4 30. fxe4 fxe4 31. Qxa6 Nxd5 32. Ng3 Qb6 33. Qc4 Qe6 34. Rd1 Nf4 35. Qxe4 Qxe4 36. Nxe4 Re8 37. Nd6 Re2 38. Rb1 h5 39. g3 Nh3 40. c4 Rc2 41. Rb8+ Kh7 42. Rb7 Ng5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [C65]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.7), 2017-07-09
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Qe2 Re8 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. Bd2 Nb6 10. Na5 Qe7 11. a3 Bd6 12. h4 Na4 13. h5 Qf8 14. Nc4 b5 15. Nxd6 cxd6 16. b3 Nc5 17. Nh4 Ne6 18. Nf5 c5 19. O-O Nf4 20. Qf3 g6 21. g3 Bxf5 22. gxf4 Bd7 23. Kh2 f6 24. Rg1 Kf7 25. Rg3 Qe7 26. Rag1 Rg8 27. R1g2 Rh8 28. Kg1 Rag8 29. b4 c4 30. Be3 Bc6 31. Rh2 a6 32. Kf1 Qe8 33. Rh4 Qe7 34. fxe5 dxe5 35. d4 exd4 36. Bg5 Rf8 37. Rf4 Ke6 38. Qg4+ Kd6 39. e5+ Kc7 40. Bxf6 Rxf6 41. exf6 Qf7 42. Rxd4 Qxf6 43. Qf4+ Qxf4 44. Rxf4 gxh5 45. Rg7+ Kb6 46. Rf6 h4 47. Rh6 Rd8 48. Rf7 h3 49. Rff6  1 – 0 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [E32]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.8), 2017-07-09
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Bg5 c5 8. dxc5 d4 9. Qf3 Nbd7 10. e3 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. O-O-O e5 13. Ne2 Bg4 14. Qg3 d3 15. f3 Be6 16. Nc3 Qc7 17. Bxd3 Qxc5 18. Kb1 Rfe8 19. Qf2 Bxc4 20. Bxc4 Qxc4 21. e4 Rec8 22. Rd6 b5 23. Rc1 a5 24. Qf1 Qxf1 25. Rxf1 b4 26. axb4 axb4 27. Na2 b3 28. Nc1 Rab8 29. Rfd1 Nh5 30. g3 Kh7 31. R6d3 Rb4 32. Nxb3 Rcb8 33. Kc2 g5 34. Rb1 g4 35. Nc5 Nf6 36. Rc3 R8b5 37. Nd3 Rd4 38. Nf2 Kg7 39. Re1 gxf3 40. Rxf3 Rbb4 41. Rfe3 Rbc4+ 42. Rc3 Nxe4 43. Nxe4 Rxe4 44. Rxc4 Rxc4+ 45. Kd3 Rd4+ 46. Kc3 Kf6 47. b4 Ke6 48. b5 Kd5 49. Rf1 Rc4+ 50. Kb3 Kc5 51. Rxf7 Rb4+ 52. Kc3 Rxb5 53. Rf6 Rb6 54. Rxb6 Kxb6 55. Kd3 Kc5 56. Ke4 Kd6 57. g4 Ke6 58. h4 Kf6 59. Kd5 h5 60. g5+ Kf5 61. Kc4 Ke6 62. Kd3 Kd6 63. Kc4 Ke6 64. Kc5 e4 65. Kd4 Kf5 66. Ke3 Ke5 67. Kd2 Ke6 68. Ke2 Kd5 69. Kf2 Ke6 70. Ke3 Ke5 71. Kd2 Ke6 72. Kc2 Ke5 73. Kc3 Kd5 74. Kb3 Ke6 75. Kc4 Ke5 76. Kc3 Kd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [B28]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (4.9), 2017-07-09
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e5 6. Nf5 d6 7. Nc3 g6 8. Ne3 Bh6 9. g3 Nf6 10. Bg2 O-O 11. O-O b5 12. f4 exf4 13. gxf4 Bb7 14. e5 dxe5 15. fxe5 Nd7 16. Ng4 Bxc1 17. Rxc1 Ncxe5 18. Nxe5 Bxg2 19. Nxd7 Bxf1 20. Kxf1 Qh4 21. Nxf8 Qxh2 22. Nd7 Qh3+ 23. Kf2 Qh2+ 24. Ke3 Re8+ 25. Kd3 Rd8 26. Nd5 Rxd7 27. Kc3 Rd6 28. b3 a5 29. Rc2 Qg3+ 30. Qd3 Qe1+ 31. Kb2 bxc4 32. bxc4 Re6 33. Qc3 Qf1 34. Qxa5 Re1 35. Ka3 h5 36. Qc3 Re6 37. Rb2 Ra6+ 38. Kb4 h4 39. Kc5 Qg1+ 40. Qe3 Ra5+  1 – 0 (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 3

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 8, 2017 in Chess news

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [E01]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.1), 2017-07-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Na3 Ne4 9. Bf4 Nd7 10. Qc2 f5 11. Rad1 g5 12. Bc1 Nd6 13. Ne5 Qe8 14. Qb3 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Ne4 16. Nc2 b6 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Qc2 a5 19. Be3 Rc8 20. Nf3 b5 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Qd3 b4 23. Nd4 f4 24. Bc1 Nc5 25. Qf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.2), 2017-07-08
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 b5 10. Ba2 b4 11. Bg5 Rb8 12. Nbd2 h6 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Bc4 g5 15. Bg3 Na5 16. Bxe6 fxe6 17. d4 bxc3 18. bxc3 Nh5 19. Bh2 exd4 20. cxd4 Nc6 21. Rc1 Qd7 22. Re3 Rb7 23. Nb3 e5 24. Nxe5 dxe5 25. Qxh5 Kh7 26. Rec3 Nxd4 27. Bxe5 Rxf2 28. Kh2 Ne6 29. Rd1 Qe7 30. Qg4 Qf7 31. Rc6 h5 32. Qg3 Rf1 33. Qd3 Rxd1 34. Qxd1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B52]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.3), 2017-07-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Nxd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Re1 e6 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. e5 Ne8 10. exd6 Bxd6 11. Bg5 Nef6 12. Na3 Be7 13. Nc4 Rc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Li, Chao b (2735) [D16]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.4), 2017-07-08
1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Rd1 Qc7 11. b3 b6 12. Bb2 Bb7 13. d5 exd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bxd5 Nb4 16. Bc4 Qc6 17. e4 Qxe4 18. Rd7 Qxe2 19. Bxe2 Bf6 20. Rxb7 Bxb2 21. Rd1 Nc6 22. Rdd7 Na5 23. Rxa7 Rxa7 24. Rxa7 h6 25. Ra6 Rb8 26. Nd2 Bc3 27. Nc4 Nxc4 28. Bxc4 Rb7 29. h4 g6 30. Bb5 Ba5 31. Ra8+ Kg7 32. Re8 h5 33. f3 Kf6 34. g4 hxg4 35. fxg4 Re7 36. g5+ Ke6 37. Bc4+ Kd6 38. Rh8 Ke5 39. Rh7 Kf4 40. Rxf7+ Rxf7 41. Bxf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [A37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.5), 2017-07-08
1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e6 7. e3 Nge7 8. d4 O-O 9. Re1 Re8 10. b3 Nf5 11. Bb2 cxd4 12. exd4 Nfxd4 13. Nxd4 Nxd4 14. Ne4 e5 15. Nxd6 Qxd6 16. Bxd4 Qc7 17. Bc3 Bd7 18. Qd5 Bc6 19. Qc5 Qb6 20. Qxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Eljanov, Pavel (2739) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [B92]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.6), 2017-07-08
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 Be6 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Qd3 O-O 11. a4 Bxd5 12. exd5 Nc5 13. Nxc5 dxc5 14. c4 Qc7 15. Qc2 Rae8 16. g4 e4 17. O-O-O Bd6 18. g5 Nd7 19. Kb1 Ne5 20. h4 Nf3 21. Rh3 Qd7 22. Rhh1 Qe7 23. Bxf3 exf3 24. h5 b5 25. cxb5 axb5 26. axb5 Qd7 27. Qd3 Rb8 28. h6 g6 29. Bd2 Rxb5 30. Bc3 Rb3 31. Rhe1 Qg4 32. Re4 Qxg5 33. Qxf3 Be5 34. Rxe5 Qxe5 35. d6 f6 36. d7 Rxc3 37. Qxc3 Qe7 38. Qb3+ Kh8 39. Qd5 Rd8 40. Rd3  1 – 0 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Hou, Yifan (2666) [A14]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.7), 2017-07-08
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. Qd2 Rb8 12. Rd1 Qc8 13. Qc2 h6 14. Bd2 Nd5 15. e4 Nb6 16. Bb4 Rd8 17. a4 Nd5 18. exd5 Rxb4 19. dxc6 Qb8 20. Rd2 c3 21. Qxc3 Bc4 22. Re1 Bd5 23. Bxd5 Rxd5 24. Re5 Rxa4 25. Rb2 Qe8 26. Rxd5 exd5 27. Qd3 g6 28. Rc2 Kg7 29. Kg2 Qe6 30. h4 h5 31. Rc5 Rxa2 32. Qf3 Qe1 33. Qf4 Qe6 34. Qe5+ Qf6 35. Qxf6+ Kxf6 36. Rxd5 Ra6 37. Rc5 Ke6 38. Kf3 Kd6 39. Ke4 Rxc6 40. Ra5 a6 41. f3 Ke7 42. g4 Re6+ 43. Kf4 Rd6 44. Ke4 hxg4 45. fxg4 Rc6 46. Kf4 Rc4 47. Ke5 Rc1 48. Rxa6 Rh1 49. Ra7 Kd7 50. d5 Re1+ 51. Kf6 Rf1+ 52. Kg7 Kd6 53. Ra5 Rg1 54. Ra4 f5 55. g5 Rg4 56. Ra1 Rxh4 57. Kxg6 f4 58. Kf5 Rh2 59. Kxf4 Kxd5 60. g6 Rg2 61. Kf5 c5 62. Rd1+ Kc4 63. Kf6 Rf2+ 64. Ke7 Rg2 65. Kf7 Kb3 66. Rb1+ Ka3 67. Rb6 c4 68. g7 Rxg7+ 69. Kxg7 c3 70. Rc6 Kb2 71. Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [E20]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.8), 2017-07-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Ne4 9. c4 c6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. e3 Bd7 12. Ne2 Bb5 13. O-O Re8 14. Re1 Nc6 15. f3 Nf6 16. g4 Bxe2 17. Rxe2 Rc8 18. Qd3 h6 19. Bd2 a6 20. Kh1 Na5 21. Rg1 Nc4 22. Bc1 Rc6 23. h3 b5 24. e4 dxe4 25. fxe4 Rd6 26. Rd1 Rd7 27. g5 Nh5 28. Qf3 g6 29. gxh6 Rxd4 30. Rf1 Ne5 31. Qf2 Rd1 32. Bb2 Rxf1+ 33. Bxf1 Qg5 34. h7+ Kxh7 35. Bxe5 Qxe5 36. Qxf7+ Kh6 37. Rg2 Qe6 38. Qxe6 Rxe6 39. a4 bxa4 40. Kh2 Rxe4 41. Ra2 a5 42. Bb5 Nf4 43. Ra3 Kg5 44. Bxa4 Kh4 45. Bb5 g5 46. Rxa5 Re5 47. Kh1 Rd5 48. Kh2 Rd2+ 49. Kh1 Kxh3 50. Bf1+ Kh4 51. Ra4 Kg3 52. Ra3+ Kf2 53. Bc4 Rd4 54. Ra2+ Kg3 55. Ra3+ Kh4 56. Bf1 g4 57. Kg1 g3 58. Ra1 Kg4 59. Re1 Rd2 60. Ra1 Rb2 61. Kh1 Nd5 62. Bg2 Nf4 63. Bf1 Kf3 64. Kg1 Nd5 65. Bh3 Ne3 66. Re1 Rc2 67. Ra1 Re2 68. Bf1 Rb2 69. Bh3 Rc2 70. Re1 g2 71. Be6 Rc3 72. Bh3 Kg3 73. Be6 Kf3 74. Bh3 Rc2 75. Be6 Rc6 76. Bh3 Rc3 77. Bd7 Nd5 78. Bh3 Nf4 79. Bxg2+ Nxg2 80. Rf1+ Kg3 81. Rf8 Rc1+ 82. Rf1 Rc6 83. Ra1 Ne3 84. Rb1 Rc2 85. Re1 Ng2 86. Rd1 Nh4  0 – 1 (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [D85]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (3.9), 2017-07-08
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bd2 Nb6 6. e3 Bg7 7. f4 O-O 8. Nf3 N8d7 9. Ne4 Nf6 10. Bd3 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Nc4 12. Rc1 Nd6 13. Bd3 c6 14. Qc2 Be6 15. Ng5 Bd7 16. O-O Rc8 17. Kh1 a5 18. a3 c5 19. dxc5 b6 20. b4 bxc5 21. bxc5 Nb7 22. Ne4 Bc6 23. Rfd1 Qd5 24. Be1 Qe6 25. f5 Qd7 26. fxg6 hxg6 27. Qe2 Bh6 28. Nf2 Qe6 29. Ng4 Bg7 30. Bc3 Nxc5 31. Bxg7 Nxd3 32. Rxc6 Rxc6 33. Bxf8 Qxg4 34. Qxg4 Nf2+ 35. Kg1 Nxg4 36. Bxe7 Nxe3 37. Re1 Nd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 8, 2017 in Chess news

Radjabov, Teimour (2724) – Eljanov, Pavel (2739) [E16]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.1), 2017-07-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 c6 8. e4 d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. Ne5 O-O 11. O-O Nc6 12. Bf4 Na5 13. Rc1 dxc4 14. Bxb7 Nxb7 15. Nxc4 Bb4 16. Bg5 Nd6 17. Nxd6 Bxd6 18. d5 exd5 19. Nxd5 Be5 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. b4 Qd6 22. Qf3 Rac8 23. Rcd1 Rfe8 24. b5 Be7 25. Rd4 Bf8 26. Rfd1 Rc5 27. a4 Qe6 28. Rg4 Kh8 29. Rf4 Kg8 30. h4 Rc2 31. Kg2 h6 32. h5 Rcc8 33. Rdd4 Bc5 34. Rde4 Qd7 35. Rg4 Kf8 36. Ref4 Bd6 37. Rd4 Qb7 38. Rxg7 Be5 39. Rg8+ Kxg8 40. Nf6+ Bxf6 41. Rg4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) – Adams, Michael (2736) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.2), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. a4 a5 9. Nbd2 d6 10. Bg3 Nh7 11. Qb3 Ng5 12. Nxg5 Bxg5 13. Nf3 Bf6 14. h3 Rb8 15. Rd1 Bd7 16. O-O Qe8 17. Bb5 Qe6 18. Qc2 Rfd8 19. Nh2 Bg5 20. Qe2 Ne7 21. Bxd7 Rxd7 22. h4 Bf6 23. Ng4 Ng6 24. h5 Nf4 25. Bxf4 exf4 26. d4 Bg5 27. e5 Re8 28. Qf3 Qb3 29. Rde1 Rde7 30. Rb1 Re6 31. g3 dxe5 32. dxe5 Qxa4 33. b4 Qc6 34. Qxc6 Rxc6 35. gxf4 Bxf4 36. bxa5 Bxe5 37. Rfe1 Rce6 38. Re3 b6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) – Aronian, Levon (2809) [C50]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.3), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 d6 9. h3 b5 10. Bb3 b4 11. a5 Rb8 12. Nbd2 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Nc4 Qe8 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Rxe3 Qg6 17. Ncd2 Nh5 18. Qf1 Rb5 19. Kh2 Qh6 20. Kg1 Qg6 21. Kh2 Qh6 22. Kg1 Kh8 23. d4 Nf4 24. h4 g5 25. hxg5 Qh5 26. Qc4 exd4 27. cxd4 Nxa5 28. Qf1 h6 29. e5 d5 30. Rc1 c6 31. Ne1 hxg5 32. Nd3 g4 33. Nxf4 Rxf4 34. Rd3 g3 35. Rxg3 Rh4 36. f4 Rh1+ 37. Kf2 Rxf1+ 38. Rxf1 Nc4 39. Nb3 Qh4 40. Kf3 a5 41. Ra1 Qh5+ 42. Kf2 Nxb2 43. Rh3 Qxh3 44. gxh3 a4 45. Nc5 b3 46. f5 exf5 47. e6 Nc4 48. e7 Nd6 49. Nxa4 Kg7 50. Nc3 Rb8 51. Ra6 Kf7  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) [D30]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.4), 2017-07-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Bb4+ 5. Nbd2 dxc4 6. e3 b5 7. a4 c6 8. Be2 Nbd7 9. O-O Qb6 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. b3 c3 12. Nb1 c5 13. Nxc3 cxd4 14. Nxb5 Rc8 15. Qb2 a6 16. a5 Qc5 17. exd4 Qf5 18. Bd2 Be7 19. Nc3 O-O 20. Nh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Rapport, Richard (2694) [C97]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.5), 2017-07-07
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 Qc7 12. d5 Nc4 13. b3 Nb6 14. a4 Bd7 15. a5 Nc8 16. c4 b4 17. Nbd2 Bd8 18. Nf1 Kh8 19. Ra2 Qb8 20. Be3 Ne7 21. Ng3 Qc8 22. Nh4 Neg8 23. Rf1 Ne8 24. Nf3 Bf6 25. Nh2 Ne7 26. Nh5 Ng6 27. Bb1 Qd8 28. Qc1 Kg8 29. Kh1 Bh4 30. f4 exf4 31. Nxf4 Ne5 32. Nd3 Nxd3 33. Bxd3 Nf6 34. Bf4 Nh5 35. Bxd6 Ng3+ 36. Bxg3 Bxg3 37. Nf3 Qc7 38. Re2 f6 39. e5 Bxe5 40. Qc2 h6 41. Bh7+ Kh8 42. Bf5 Be8 43. Nxe5 fxe5 44. Rfe1 Qxa5 45. Rxe5 Qc7 46. Qd2 Qd6 47. Re6 Qg3 48. Rxh6+ Kg8 49. Bh7+ Kh8 50. Bf5+ Kg8 51. Bh7+ Kh8 52. Be4+ Kg8 53. d6 Ra7 54. Re6 Raf7 55. Kg1 Rf2 56. Qd1 Bf7 57. Bd5 g6 58. R6e3 Qg5 59. Bf3 Ra2 60. d7 Rd8 61. Re8+ Kg7 62. Rxd8 Qxd8 63. Qd6  1 – 0 (view game)

Li, Chao b (2735) – Svidler, Peter (2749) [D90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.6), 2017-07-07
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. h4 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. h5 c5 8. hxg6 hxg6 9. Bh6 Bxh6 10. Rxh6 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Kg7 12. Qd2 cxd4 13. Rd1 Qa5 14. Nxd4 Nc6 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. Rh4 g5 17. Ra4 Qe5 18. Qd4 Qxd4 19. cxd4 Be6 20. e4 f5 21. Bc4 Bxc4 22. Rxc4 Rac8 23. Rc5 Kg6 24. Rdc1 Rcd8 25. Rxc6+ Kh5 26. Rd1 fxe4 27. Re6 Rd7 28. Ke2 Rf6 29. Rxe4 Ra6 30. Rd2 e6 31. Kf3 Kg6 32. Re5 Kf6 33. Ke4 Rdd6 34. Rc5 Ra4 35. Rd3 Rxa2 36. Rf3+ Kg6 37. Rg3 Rd5 38. f4 Ra5 39. Rc6 Rf5 40. fxg5 Rxg5 41. Rxg5+ Rxg5 42. Rxe6+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) – Gelfand, Boris (2728) [B31]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.7), 2017-07-07
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. h3 O-O 8. c3 f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 d6 11. Bf4 Ba6 12. e6 Ne5 13. Bxe5 dxe5 14. Nxe5 Qb8 15. d4 Bxe5 16. Rxe5 cxd4 17. cxd4 Qxb2 18. Nd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) – Giri, Anish (2775) [C53]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.8), 2017-07-07
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 a6 8. a4 Ba7 9. Nbd2 Qe7 10. b4 Bd7 11. Rb1 g5 12. Bg3 Nh5 13. b5 axb5 14. axb5 Na5 15. Bd5 Nxg3 16. hxg3 Qf6 17. Qe2 O-O 18. Nh2 c6 19. bxc6 bxc6 20. Ba2 Kg7 21. Ndf1 Rfb8 22. Ne3 Bxe3 23. Qxe3 Be6 24. Qe2 Bxa2 25. Rxb8 Rxb8 26. Qxa2 Qe6 27. Qa1 Nb3 28. Qd1 Nc5 29. O-O Rb3 30. Qc2 Ra3 31. Rb1 Qa2 32. Qxa2 Rxa2 33. Ng4 Rd2 34. Ne3 Rxd3 35. Nf5+ Kf6 36. f3 g4 37. Kf2 gxf3 38. gxf3 d5 39. Rb6 dxe4 40. Ne3 Rd2+ 41. Ke1 Rd6 42. fxe4 Nxe4 43. g4 Kg5  0 – 1 (view game)

Hou, Yifan (2666) – Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) [D31]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (2.9), 2017-07-07
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bd6 7. Bg3 Ne7 8. Bd3 Bf5 9. Nge2 O-O 10. a3 a5 11. Rc1 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Na6 13. Na4 Nc8 14. Nc5 Qe7 15. Qc3 Ra7 16. O-O Nc7 17. Nf4 Bxf4 18. Bxf4 Ne6 19. Bb8 Ra8 20. Bg3 Nb6 21. a4 Rfe8 22. b3 Nxc5 23. dxc5 Nd7 24. Rfe1 Nf8 25. h3 f6 26. Re2 Qf7 27. Rb2 Ng6 28. b4 axb4 29. Rxb4 Ne5 30. Rcb1 Re7 31. e4 Rd8 32. Rd1 h6 33. Qb3 Red7 34. exd5 cxd5 35. Rb1 Nc4 36. Rxb7 Nd2 37. Qb6 Nxb1 38. c6 Nc3 39. cxd7 Rxd7 40. Rxd7 Qxd7 41. a5 d4 42. a6 d3 43. Qb3+ Kh8 44. a7 Ne2+ 45. Kh2 Qxa7 46. Qxd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Geneva FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 1

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

Aronian, Levon (2809) – Li, Chao b (2735) [E60]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.1), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 e6 4. Nc3 c5 5. d5 d6 6. e4 Bg7 7. Nge2 exd5 8. cxd5 Nbd7 9. Ng3 h5 10. Be2 Nh7 11. Be3 h4 12. Nf1 O-O 13. Qd2 Re8 14. Bh6 Bd4 15. Ne3 a6 16. Nc2 Be5 17. Bf4 b5 18. O-O Bxf4 19. Qxf4 Ne5 20. Qh6 g5 21. g3 hxg3 22. hxg3 Qf6 23. Qh2 Ng6 24. Ne3 Bd7 25. Kg2 Kg7 26. Rh1 Rh8 27. Qg1 Qe5 28. Qf2 Nf6 29. Raf1 Nh5 30. Rfg1 Nhf4+ 31. gxf4 Bh3+ 32. Rxh3 Nxf4+ 33. Kf1 Nxh3 34. Qg3 Nxg1 35. Qxe5+ dxe5 36. Kxg1 c4 37. Nf5+ Kf6 38. d6 Ke6 39. a4 Kd7 40. axb5 axb5 41. Nxb5 Ra2 42. Bxc4 Rxb2 43. Nc7 Rhh2 44. Bb5+ Kd8 45. Ne3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Gelfand, Boris (2728) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [D02]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.2), 2017-07-06
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 e6 3. c4 a6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Qb3 b5 7. Bg5 Be6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. e3 c5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Bd3 h6 12. Bh4 Rc8 13. O-O O-O 14. Qb1 g5 15. Bg3 Nh5 16. Ne2 Nxg3 17. hxg3 Qf6 18. a4 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Qxe5 20. axb5 axb5 21. b4 Bb6 22. Ra6 Rb8 23. Qa1 Qxa1 24. Rfxa1 d4 25. Nxd4 Bxd4 26. exd4 Rfd8 27. Rd1 Kg7 28. Be4 Bd5 29. Bxd5 Rxd5 30. Rc6 Rbd8 31. Rc5 Rxd4 32. Rxd4 Rxd4 33. Rxb5 Rd1+ 34. Kh2 g4 35. f3 Rb1 36. fxg4 Kg6 37. Rb8 Kf6 38. b5 Kg6 39. b6 Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2775) – Radjabov, Teimour (2724) [D37]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.3), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Nh5 8. Bd3 Nxf4 9. exf4 c6 10. Qc2 h6 11. O-O Qc7 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Bd7 14. a3 b6 15. b4 bxc5 16. bxc5 f6 17. f4 Rab8 18. g3 Qa5 19. Ne2 Be8 20. Bg6 Bxg6 21. Qxg6 Qd2 22. Rf2 Qe3 23. Qg4 Kh7 24. Qxe6 Rbe8 25. a4 fxe5 26. Qxe5 Qd3 27. Qh5 Bf6 28. Raf1 g6 29. Qg4 h5 30. Qd7+ Re7 31. Qd6 Kg7 32. Nc1 Qf5 33. Rd1 Rfe8 34. Qxc6 Re1+ 35. Rf1 Bxd4+ 36. Rxd4 Rxf1+ 37. Kxf1 Qh3+ 38. Kf2 Qxh2+ 39. Kf1 Qh1+ 40. Kf2 Re1  0 – 1 (view game)

Inarkiev, Ernesto (2707) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A10]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.4), 2017-07-06
1. c4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 d5 5. O-O Bd6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d3 dxc4 8. dxc4 Nc6 9. e4 e5 10. Bg5 fxe4 11. Nd2 Be7 12. Ndxe4 Nxe4 13. Qxd8 Bxd8 14. Nxe4 Nd4 15. Bxd8 Rxd8 16. Nc5 c6 17. Rae1 Ne6 18. Nxe6 Bxe6 19. b3 Bf7 20. Rxe5 Kf8 21. Rfe1 Rd2 22. R5e2 Rad8 23. Be4 a5 24. a4 Rxe2 25. Rxe2 Rd4 26. f3 b5 27. Bxc6 bxc4 28. bxc4 Rxc4 29. Bb5 Rb4 30. Kf2 g5 31. Re5 h6 32. Bc6 Rc4 33. Bb5 Rb4 34. h3 Rb2+ 35. Re2 Rb4 36. g4 Rb3 37. Re5 Rb4 38. Bc6 Rc4 39. Bb5 Rb4 40. Re2 Bd5 41. Rd2 Bb3 42. Rd6 Kg7 43. Rd7+ Kg8 44. Kg3 Bxa4 45. Bxa4 Rxa4 46. h4 gxh4+ 47. Kxh4 Rf4 48. Kg3 Rf7 49. Rd8+ Rf8 50. Rd6 Ra8 51. Rxh6 a4 52. Rh2 a3 53. Ra2 Kf7 54. Kf4 Kf6 55. Ke4 Kg5 56. Ke5 Ra4 57. Kd5 Kf4 58. Kc5 Kxf3 59. Kb5 Rxg4 60. Rxa3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Svidler, Peter (2749) – Jakovenko, Dmitry (2703) [A34]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.5), 2017-07-06
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 Be7 7. d3 O-O 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. O-O e5 10. Ne4 b6 11. Bg5 Bb7 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. a3 Be7 14. Rac1 Rc8 15. Rfd1 Re8 16. e3 Bf8 17. h4 Na5 18. Qc2 Bd5 19. Nfd2 Qd7 20. Nc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [A45]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.6), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c3 e6 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Nd2 Be7 7. Ngf3 c5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Bd3 d5 10. b4 Rc8 11. Qb1 Ba8 12. Bg3 Bd6 13. Ne5 O-O 14. f4 cxd4 15. cxd4 Bxe5 16. fxe5 Ng4 17. Bf4 g5 18. Qd1 f5 19. exf6 Nf2 20. Kxf2 Qxf6 21. Qg4 e5 22. Qd7 Qg7 23. Bf5 Rce8 24. Be6+ Kh8 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Bd7 Re7 27. Bxc6 Bxc6 28. Rac1 exf4 29. exf4 Rxf4+ 30. Nf3 Bb5 31. Rhe1 Rxe1 32. Kxe1 Bc4 33. h3 Re4+ 34. Kf2 Re2+ 35. Kg1 Ra2 36. Ne5 b5 37. Rc3 Kf6 38. Rf3+ Ke6 39. Kh2 Rd2 40. Re3 Kf5 41. Nf7 h5 42. Re5+ Kg6 43. Nd6 Bf1 44. Re6+ Kg7 45. Re7+ Kg6 46. Re6+ Kg7 47. Re7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Rapport, Richard (2694) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2742) [A45]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.6), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c3 e6 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Nd2 Be7 7. Ngf3 c5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Bd3 d5 10. b4 Rc8 11. Qb1 Ba8 12. Bg3 Bd6 13. Ne5 O-O 14. f4 cxd4 15. cxd4 Bxe5 16. fxe5 Ng4 17. Bf4 g5 18. Qd1 f5 19. exf6 Nf2 20. Kxf2 Qxf6 21. Qg4 e5 22. Qd7 Qg7 23. Bf5 Rce8 24. Be6+ Kh8 25. Qxg7+ Kxg7 26. Bd7 Re7 27. Bxc6 Bxc6 28. Rac1 exf4 29. exf4 Rxf4+ 30. Nf3 Bb5 31. Rhe1 Rxe1 32. Kxe1 Bc4 33. h3 Re4+ 34. Kf2 Re2+ 35. Kg1 Ra2 36. Ne5 b5 37. Rc3 Kf6 38. Rf3+ Ke6 39. Kh2 Rd2 40. Re3 Kf5 41. Nf7 h5 42. Re5+ Kg6 43. Nd6 Bf1 44. Re6+ Kg7 45. Re7+ Kg6 46. Re6+ Kg7 47. Re7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Riazantsev, Alexander (2654) – Harikrishna, Pentala (2737) [E34]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.8), 2017-07-06
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. bxc3 O-O 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. c4 Qd6 11. Bc3 cxd4 12. exd4 b6 13. Be2 Bb7 14. O-O Rac8 15. Rfd1 Ne7 16. Qb3 Rfd8 17. Ne5 Ng6 18. Bb2 Nd7 19. Nxg6 hxg6 20. a4 Nf6 21. a5 Qc7 22. axb6 axb6 23. Rab1 Ne4 24. Rbc1 Qf4 25. f3 Nf6 26. Rc2 Qc7 27. Bc1 b5 28. c5 Bd5 29. Qb4 Bc6 30. Bg5 Nd5 31. Qb2 Re8 32. Ra1 Ra8 33. Rcc1 Qb7 34. Bd2 Rxa1 35. Rxa1 Ra8 36. Ra5 Rxa5 37. Bxa5 b4 38. Bc4 Ne3 39. Be2 b3 40. Bd2 Nf5 41. Bc3 Bd5 42. Qc1 Ne7 43. Bb2 Nc6 44. Qc3 Kf8 45. Kf2 Ke7 46. Qd2 Qb8 47. h3 Kf8 48. Bd3 Kg8 49. Qe1 Qf4 50. Qe3 Qh4+ 51. Kg1 Qd8 52. Kf2 Qa5 53. Qe1 Nb4 54. Bb1 Qb5 55. Qc3 Qa4 56. Kg1 Kf8 57. Kf2 Nc6 58. Kg1 Ke8 59. Kf2 Kd7 60. Qd2 Kc8 61. Qc3 Na5 62. Bd3 Bc4 63. Bb1 Nc6 64. d5 Bxd5 65. Qxg7 Qh4+ 66. g3 Qxh3 67. Qf8+ Nd8 68. Qh8 Qxh8 69. Bxh8 Nb7 70. Ke3 Kd7 71. f4 Nxc5 72. g4 f5 73. gxf5 exf5 74. Bd3 Kc6 75. Be2 Na4 76. Bd1 Kc5 77. Bd4+ Kb4 78. Bg7 Be4 79. Bf8+ Kc4 80. Be2+ Kd5 81. Bd1 b2 82. Bb3+ Kc6 83. Bxa4+ Kb7  0 – 1 (view game)

Adams, Michael (2736) – Salem, A.R. Saleh (2638) [B90]
Geneva Grand Prix 2017 Geneva SUI (1.9), 2017-07-06
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Ng4 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bc1 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bc4 e5 11. b3 Be7 12. Bb2 O-O 13. Qe2 Qb6 14. O-O Nf6 15. Kh1 a5 16. Na4 Qc7 17. Rae1 Nd7 18. Qd3 Bb7 19. Qg3 Bg5 20. Rd1 Nf6 21. f3 Rfe8 22. Rfe1 Rad8 23. Bf1 Nh5 24. Qf2 Re6 25. g3 Ree8 26. Qb6 Qb8 27. Bc3 Rc8 28. Bh3 d5 29. Nc5 Ba8 30. Qxb8 Rxb8 31. exd5 cxd5 32. Bxe5 d4 33. Bxb8 Rxb8 34. Rxd4 Bxf3+ 35. Bg2 Bxg2+ 36. Kxg2 Rc8 37. Rc4 Rd8 38. Nd3  1 – 0 (view game)

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Magnus Carlsen wins the Grand Chess Tour YourNextMove 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 2, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 25.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2812 22.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 22
4 Giri, Anish NED 2771 20
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 18.5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 18.5
7 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 18
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 16
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 15.5
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 3.5

Giri, Anish (2771) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A14]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.1), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. Nc3 a5 12. Qd3 h6 13. Qc2 Bb4 14. Rfd1 Rc8 15. Ne5 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qe7 17. Nxd7 Nxd7 18. e4 c6 19. Na2 f5 20. Nxb4 axb4 21. Re1 fxe4 22. Qxe4 Rce8 23. a5 Nf6 24. Qe2 Nd5 25. Be5 Rf7 26. Rf1 Ref8 27. a6 bxa6 28. Qxa6 Qd7 29. Rac1 Ne7 30. Qc4 Ng6 31. Qxc6 Nxe5 32. dxe5 Qd2 33. Qxe6 Kh8 34. Qb6 Qxb2 35. e6 Re7 36. Rb1 Qe2 37. Qxb4 Qf3+ 38. Kg1 Rxe6 39. Rb3 Qf7 40. Qc4 Re1 41. Qc2 Qe6 42. Rb1 Re2 43. Qc5 Qf5 44. Qb6 Qc2 45. Rbc1 Rfxf2 46. Qxf2 Rxf2 47. Rxc2 Rxc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [D02]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.2), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Nbd2 O-O 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7. c4 c5 8. dxc5 Qxc5 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Bc4 Qd6 11. O-O Bd7 12. Be2 Bc6 13. Nc4 Qe7 14. Qd6 Qxd6 15. Nxd6 Ne4 16. Rfd1 Nxd6 17. Rxd6 Rc8 18. Rc1 Kf8 19. Ne5 Ke7 20. Rd2 f6 21. Nxc6+ Nxc6 22. Rdc2 Kd8 23. Bf3 Rab8 24. Bxc6 Rxc6 25. Rxc6 bxc6 26. b3 Kc7 27. Kf1 a5 28. Rc4 Rb4 29. Ke2 Rxc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.3), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nbd2 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. h3 e5 8. c3 Nd7 9. Nb3 a5 10. Be3 a4 11. Nbd2 a3 12. b3 exd4 13. Nxd4 Nc5 14. Bc2 Re8 15. Rc1 Bd7 16. Re1 Ne6 17. N2f3 Ne5 18. Nh2 Nc6 19. Qd2 Ncxd4 20. cxd4 c5 21. Nf3 Qa5 22. Rcd1 Qxd2 23. Rxd2 cxd4 24. Nxd4 Nc5 25. f3 Rac8 26. Kf2 Na6 27. Bb1 Nb4 28. Red1 Red8 29. Bg5 Re8 30. Nc2 Bc3 31. Nxb4 Bxb4 32. Rc2 Rxc2+ 33. Bxc2 Rc8 34. Bb1 Be6 35. Bf4 Rc6 36. Ke2 Kf8 37. Bd2 Bxd2 38. Kxd2 Ke7 39. Re1 g5 40. Re3 Kf6 41. Bd3 Ke5 42. Bf1 Kf4 43. b4 Rc2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – So, Wesley (2812) [B23]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. d3 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. h3 Rb8 9. f4 Bd7 10. g4 b5 11. Ng3 b4 12. Nce2 a5 13. f5 a4 14. Rb1 Ne8 15. g5 a3 16. b3 Nc7 17. h4 Nb5 18. h5 Ncd4 19. Bd2 Be5 20. Nf4 gxf5 21. exf5 Nxf5 22. Ne4 Kh8 23. g6 Bd4+ 24. Kh2 Nc3 25. Bxc3 bxc3 26. Bh3 Ne3 27. Qf3 Nxf1+ 28. Rxf1 Be5 29. gxh7 e6 30. Rg1 Bc6 31. Kh1 Qh4 32. Ng2 Bxe4 33. Nxh4 Bxf3+ 34. Nxf3 Bf6 35. Rg4 Rb4 36. d4 cxd4 37. Rf4 d3  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [B01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (10.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 c6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bc4 Bf5 7. O-O e6 8. Ne2 Nbd7 9. Ng3 Bg6 10. Re1 Bd6 11. c3 O-O 12. Nh4 c5 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. dxc5 Qxc5 15. Bf1 Qc7 16. c4 Rfd8 17. b3 Bb4 18. Re2 Ne5 19. Qc2 Nd3 20. a3 Nxc1 21. Qxc1 Bd6 22. Qc2 a5 23. Ree1 b6 24. Be2 Rd7 25. Nf1 Rad8 26. Red1 Bc5 27. Rxd7 Rxd7 28. Bf3 Qe5 29. Ra2 Qe1 30. Qe2 Qc3 31. b4 axb4 32. axb4 Qxb4 33. Ra8+ Kh7 34. h4 Qc3 35. g3 Qc1 36. Kg2 g5 37. hxg5 Qxg5 38. Nh2 Rd2 39. Be4+ Nxe4 40. Qxe4+ f5 41. Qh4+ Qxh4 42. gxh4 Rxf2+ 43. Kg3 Rc2 44. Nf3 Bd6+ 45. Kh3 Rxc4 46. h5 Rc3 47. Kg2 Bf4 48. Re8 e5 49. Nh4 Rg3+ 50. Kf1 Rg5 51. Rf8 Rxh5 52. Nxf5 b5 53. Nd6 b4 54. Ne4 Rh3 55. Rb8 b3 56. Nf2 Rc3 57. Kg2 Bc1 58. Nd1 Rc2+ 59. Kf3 b2 60. Nf2 Rc3+ 61. Kg4 Ra3 62. Nd1 Ra1 63. Nc3 Bd2 64. Ne4 b1=Q 65. Rxb1 Rxb1 66. Nxd2 Rb4+ 67. Kf5 Kh6 68. Kxe5 Kg5 69. Nf3+ Kg4 70. Nh2+ Kg3 71. Nf1+ Kh4 72. Nd2 g5 73. Nf3+ Kh5 74. Ng1 g4 75. Ne2 Kh4  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [A07]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.1), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. c4 dxc4 4. Bg2 Nd7 5. Na3 e5 6. Nxc4 e4 7. Nd4 Nb6 8. Nxb6 axb6 9. e3 Nf6 10. b3 Bd6 11. Bb2 O-O 12. O-O Re8 13. Qc2 Be5 14. h3 h6 15. Rfd1 Qe7 16. d3 c5 17. dxe4 cxd4 18. exd4 Bb8 19. e5 Nh7 20. f4 b5 21. d5 Ba7+ 22. Kh2 Qc5 23. Qd3 Qf2 24. Rd2 Qe3 25. d6 Qxd3 26. Rxd3 Nf8 27. g4 Bd7 28. Bxb7 Rab8 29. Bf3 Ng6 30. Kg3 Rbc8 31. Rc1 h5 32. gxh5 Nh4 33. Rc7 Nf5+ 34. Kh2 Bb6 35. Rxc8 Rxc8 36. Rc3 Rxc3 37. Bxc3 Be3 38. Bg4 Bxf4+ 39. Kg1 Kf8 40. Kf2 Ke8 41. a4 bxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – So, Wesley (2812) [C50]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 h6 7. c3 d6 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Rxe6 12. b4 Ba7 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Nf1 d5 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Nxe3 Rd8 17. b5 axb5 18. axb5 Ne7 19. c4 dxe4 20. dxe4 Ng6 21. Ra7 c6 22. Rd1 Qc8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Rxb7 Qc8 25. Rb6 cxb5 26. Rxb5 Nd7 27. Nd5 Rc6 28. Nd2 Nc5 29. Qb2 Kh7 30. Rb8 Qe6 31. Qb5 Nf4 32. Ra8 Qg6 33. Nxf4 exf4 34. Qb8 Qf6 35. Nf3 Nd7 36. Qe8 Rd6 37. e5 Rd1+ 38. Kh2 Qe6 39. Qh8+ Kg6 40. Rg8 Kf5 41. Qxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Qe7 5. Nc3 Na5 6. O-O c6 7. a4 Nxc4 8. dxc4 d6 9. b3 Qc7 10. Bg5 Be7 11. a5 O-O 12. Qd3 h6 13. Bh4 Be6 14. Rfd1 Rfd8 15. Qe3 b6 16. axb6 axb6 17. h3 g5 18. Nxg5 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 hxg5 20. Qxg5+ Kh7 21. Qe3 Rg8 22. f4 Nh5 23. fxe5 Bxh4 24. Qf3 Rg5 25. exd6 Qxd6 26. Ne2 Ng3 27. Nc3 Qd4+ 28. Kh2 Qe5 29. Kg1 Qxc3  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [C89]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.4), 2017-07-02
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 Bb7 12. d4 Bf6 13. Re1 Re8 14. Be3 c5 15. Nd2 cxd4 16. Bxd4 Rxe1+ 17. Qxe1 Nf4 18. Ne4 Bxd4 19. Rd1 Qe7 20. Rxd4 Re8 21. f3 Kh8 22. Qd2 Qe5 23. Bxf7 Rf8 24. Rd8 Ne2+ 25. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Giri, Anish (2771) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (11.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Rad1 Be6 13. Ng5 Rh6 14. Rfe1 Bb4 15. g4 hxg4 16. hxg4 Ne7 17. f3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Bxa2 19. Ne4 Rh8 20. e6 Nd5 21. exf7+ Kxf7 22. Bxc7 Nxc7 23. Rd7+ Kg6 24. Rxc7 Bd5 25. Nd2 Rhe8 26. Rxe8 Rxe8 27. Kf2 a5 28. Rxb7 Ra8 29. Rb6 a4 30. c4 Be6 31. Rxc6 Kf7 32. Rb6 a3 33. Rb1 a2 34. Ra1 Ra3 35. Kg3 g5 36. Ne4 Kg6 37. Nd6 Kf6 38. Ne4+ Ke5 39. Nxg5 Bxc4 40. Ne4 Bd5 41. c3 Bxe4 42. fxe4 Kxe4 43. g5 Rxc3+ 44. Kg4 Rc2 45. g6 Rg2+ 46. Kh5 Kf5 47. Rf1+ Ke6 48. Kh6 Kd5 49. g7 Rh2+ 50. Kg6 Rg2+ 51. Kf7 Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.1), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nbd2 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Bd3 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Re1 e5 8. c3 a5 9. Nf1 c6 10. Ng3 Qc7 11. Bg5 Re8 12. Qd2 b5 13. Bh6 Nf8 14. h3 Ne6 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Rad1 Nf4 17. Bb1 c5 18. Ne2 N6h5 19. Nxf4 Nxf4 20. Nh2 Qe7 21. Kh1 Qg5 22. Rg1 Qh5 23. h4 cxd4 24. cxd4 Ne6 25. dxe5 dxe5 26. Qd5 Rb8 27. g4 Qxh4 28. Qxe5+ Kg8 29. Qxb8 Qxf2 30. Qxb5 Re7 31. Qe5 Re8 32. Rgf1 Qa7 33. g5 Ba6 34. Ng4  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [D55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.2), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8. Rc1 c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. cxd5 g5 11. Bg3 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. Qxd5 exd5 14. Be5 Bf5 15. Be2 Rac8 16. O-O Bd3 17. Bxd3 Nxd3 18. Rcd1 Nxe5 19. Nxe5 Rc2 20. Rxd5 Rxb2 21. Rd7 Bf6 22. Nc4 Rxa2 23. Rxb7 Rd8 24. h3 a5 25. Ra7 a4 26. Rb1 Bg7 27. g4 Bf8 28. Kg2 a3 29. Rb3 Rc2 30. Nxa3 Bxa3 31. Raxa3 Rdd2 32. Rb6 Rxf2+ 33. Kg3 Kg7 34. Raa6 Rg2+ 35. Kf3 Rcf2+ 36. Ke4 Rg3 37. Rxh6 Rff3 38. Rh5 Rxe3+ 39. Kd4 Rd3+ 40. Kc4 Rc3+ 41. Kd4 Rcd3+ 42. Kc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.3), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g4 Bb4 5. g5 Bxc3 6. bxc3 Ng8 7. d4 Qxg5 8. d5 Nd8 9. d6 c6 10. Nf3 Qf5 11. Rg1 Ne6 12. e4 Qxe4+ 13. Be3 Qf5 14. Ng5 Nf4 15. Bxf4 Qxf4 16. Rg4 Qf6 17. Ne4 Qh6 18. Qf3 Nf6 19. Rxg7 Qxg7 20. Nxf6+ Kd8 21. Qf5 Re8 22. Nxe8 Kxe8 23. c5 b5 24. Bd3 f6 25. Ke2 Kf7 26. Rh1 Rb8 27. Kf1 Qg6 28. Qf3 Qh6 29. Rg1 Ba6 30. Qg4 Rd8 31. Rg3 e4 32. Qxe4 Re8 33. Qg4 Bc8 34. Kg2 Qg5 35. Qf3 Qd5 36. Qxd5+ cxd5 37. Bxh7 Re5 38. f4 Re2+ 39. Kf1 Rxh2 40. Bg8+ Kf8 41. Bxd5 Rh8 42. Kf2 Ba6 43. Ke3 Ke8 44. Kd4 Kd8 45. Rg7 Bc8 46. c6 dxc6 47. Bxc6 a5 48. Kc5  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [C53]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. h3 O-O 10. O-O f6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 fxe5 13. Nxe5 Qd6 14. Nd2 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 c5 16. dxc5 Qxe5 17. cxb6 axb6 18. Rfe1 Qf5 19. b4 Ra3 20. Rad1 Ba6 21. Qc1 Rd3 22. Qxc7 d4 23. Rxd3 Qxd3 24. Bf4 Qc3 25. Re7 Qxc7 26. Bxc7 d3 27. Bxb6 Rb8 28. Ba5 Bb5 29. Re5 Bc4 30. Re4 Bxa2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [A04]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (12.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. e4 Bg7 4. d4 Qb6 5. dxc5 Qxc5 6. Be2 d6 7. O-O Nc6 8. h3 Qb6 9. Qc2 Nd4 10. Nxd4 Bxd4 11. Nd2 Bg7 12. Nb3 Nf6 13. Be3 Qc7 14. Rac1 O-O 15. c5 dxc5 16. Bxc5 b6 17. Bd4 Qxc2 18. Rxc2 Bb7 19. f3 Rfc8 20. Rfc1 Ne8 21. Kf2 Kf8 22. Bxg7+ Kxg7 23. Nd4 Kf8 24. b4 Rxc2 25. Rxc2 e5 26. Nb3 Rc8 27. Rxc8 Bxc8 28. Nd2 Ke7 29. Ke3 f6 30. a3 Nd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [B10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Bg4 5. h3 Bxf3 6. Qxf3 e6 7. Bd3 Nf6 8. O-O Bd6 9. c3 h6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Qe2 Qc7 12. g3 Nc6 13. f4 a6 14. Nf3 b5 15. a3 Na5 16. Ne5 Nc4 17. a4 Rab8 18. axb5 axb5 19. g4 Nd7 20. Ra6 Bxe5 21. fxe5 Ra8 22. Rxa8 Rxa8 23. g5 hxg5 24. Bh7+ Kxh7 25. Qh5+ Kg8 26. Qxf7+ Kh7 27. Qh5+ Kg8 28. Qf7+ Kh7 29. Qh5+ Kg8 30. Qf7+ Kh7 31. Qh5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Ne2 d5 3. exd5 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Qxd4 Qxd5 6. Nbc3 Qxd4 7. Nxd4 Bc5 8. Ndb5 Na6 9. Bf4 O-O 10. f3 Re8+ 11. Be2 Be6 12. O-O-O Bxa2 13. Rhe1 Nh5 14. Bd2 Be6 15. Ne4 Be7 16. Nd4 Bd7 17. Bxa6 bxa6 18. Bg5 Bxg5+ 19. Nxg5 Nf6 20. Nb3 h6 21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. Rxd7 Nf6 23. Rdd1 Kf8 24. Nc5 Rxe1 25. Rxe1 Re8 26. Rxe8+ Kxe8 27. Nxa6 Kd7 28. Nc5+ Kd6 29. Nd3 c5 30. Kd2 c4 31. Nf4 Kc5 32. h4 a5 33. g4 Nd5 34. Ne2 g6 35. c3 Kd6 36. f4 h5 37. g5 a4 38. Ke1 Ne3 39. Ng3 Ng2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – So, Wesley (2812) [A01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.3), 2017-07-02
1. b3 d5 2. e3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 h6 6. O-O Bd6 7. c4 O-O 8. Nc3 c6 9. d3 Qe7 10. a3 Nbd7 11. b4 Rad8 12. Qb3 a6 13. Rad1 Rfe8 14. Rfe1 Ne5 15. Nd4 Bg4 16. f4 Ng6 17. Bxg4 Nxg4 18. h3 Nf6 19. Nf3 Bb8 20. Rf1 e5 21. f5 Nf8 22. e4 N8h7 23. Bc1 dxe4 24. dxe4 Ba7+ 25. c5 b6 26. cxb6 Bxb6+ 27. Kh2 Bd4 28. Rde1 c5 29. Bd2 Rb8 30. Nxd4 cxd4 31. Nd1 a5 32. Nf2 axb4 33. axb4 Qb7 34. Qd3 Re7 35. Rc1 Ng5 36. Rfe1 Rc7 37. Rxc7 Qxc7 38. h4 Ngh7 39. Rc1 Qb7 40. g4 Qb5 41. Qxb5 Rxb5 42. Rc8+ Nf8 43. g5 hxg5 44. hxg5 Nd7 45. Nd3 f6 46. g6 Rb7 47. Kg2 Nb6 48. Rc6 Nfd7 49. Nc5 Rb8 50. Nxd7 Nxd7 51. Rc7 Nb6 52. Kf3 Rc8 53. Rxc8+ Nxc8 54. b5 Kf8 55. Bb4+ Ke8 56. Bc5 Kd7 57. Bf8 Nd6 58. Bxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [E91]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.4), 2017-07-02
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8. Re1 c6 9. d5 Nc5 10. Nd2 a5 11. b3 Bh6 12. Qc2 Ng4 13. Nf1 Bxc1 14. Raxc1 Nh6 15. Qd2 Kg7 16. dxc6 bxc6 17. Red1 Ne6 18. Qxd6 Qxd6 19. Rxd6 Nd4 20. c5 Be6 21. Nd2 a4 22. bxa4 Rxa4 23. Nf3 Nxe2+ 24. Nxe2 Rxe4 25. Ng3 Ra4 26. Nxe5 Rxa2 27. Nxc6 Ng4 28. h3 Nxf2 29. Rf1 Nd3 30. Rxd3 Bc4 31. Rc3 Bxf1 32. Nxf1 Rc8 33. Nb4 Ra4 34. Nd3 Rc6 35. Nd2 f6 36. Nc4 h5 37. Nd6 Rd4 38. Rb3 Kh6 39. Kf2 Ra4 40. Ke3 Kg5 41. Rb6 Rc7 42. Ne4+ Kh4 43. Nf4 Ra3+ 44. Kf2 Ra2+ 45. Kg1  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Giri, Anish (2771) [C45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (13.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 a5 9. c4 Ba6 10. g3 Nb6 11. Nd2 d5 12. exd6 Qxe2+ 13. Bxe2 cxd6 14. b3 Be7 15. Bb2 O-O 16. O-O d5 17. Rac1 Rfe8 18. Bf3 a4 19. Rfd1 axb3 20. axb3 Bb4 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Bd4 Rab8 23. Rc6 Re6 24. Rxb6 Rexb6 25. Bxb6 Rxb6 26. Bxd5 Kf8 27. Nc4 Bxc4 28. bxc4 Bc5 29. Rd2 Ra6 30. Kg2 h5 31. Rb2 Rb6 32. Ra2 Rb8 33. Ra5 Rc8 34. Rb5 Rc7 35. Rb8+ Ke7 36. Rh8 Bd4 37. Rxh5 g6 38. Rg5 Ra7 39. Rg4 Bc5 40. Re4+ Kf8 41. g4 Kg7 42. g5 f6 43. gxf6+ Kxf6 44. Re6+ Kg7 45. Rc6 Bd4 46. Be4 Bf6 47. Kh3 Ra3+ 48. f3 Ra1 49. c5 Rh1+ 50. Kg3 Rg1+ 51. Kh3 Rh1+ 52. Kg2 Rc1 53. Rc7+ Kh6 54. c6 Bxh4 55. Rf7 Bd8 56. Rf8 Ba5 57. Ra8 Rc5 58. Rg8 g5 59. Kh3 Rc1 60. Kg4 Rg1+ 61. Kf5 Rc1 62. Rg6+ Kh7 63. Rxg5 Kh8 64. Ke6 Bd8 65. Rg2 Rc5 66. Rc2 Rxc2 67. Bxc2  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [C55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. a4 h6 8. c3 a6 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Qc2 Qd7 11. b4 Nh7 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. Bb2 b6 14. b5 axb5 15. axb5 Na5 16. c4 Ng5 17. d4 exd4 18. Nxd4 Bf6 19. Ne2 Bxb2 20. Qxb2 Nb7 21. f4 Nh7 22. Nb3 Nf6 23. e5 dxe5 24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. Qxe5 Nd6 26. Ned4 Nxc4 27. Qxe6+ Qxe6 28. Nxe6 Nd5 29. Rc1 Nde3 30. Kf2 Ra2+ 31. Kf3 Ra3 32. Nbd4 Nd5+ 33. Ke4 Nf6+ 34. Kf5 Ne3+ 35. Kg6 Nxg2 36. Nxg7 Nd5 37. Nge6 Ngxf4+ 38. Nxf4 Nxf4+ 39. Kf5 Rd3 40. Rc4 Ng2 41. Kg6 Nh4+ 42. Kf6 Nf3 43. Nf5 Rd7 44. Nxh6+ Kf8 45. Ng4 Rd6+ 46. Kf5 Nd4+ 47. Ke5 Nxb5 48. Rxc7 Nxc7 49. Kxd6 Ne8+ 50. Kc6 Ng7 51. Kxb6 Kf7 52. Nf6 Kxf6 53. h4 Kg6 54. h5+ Nxh5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B30]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Ng6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. Nb3 a6 9. Bd3 b5 10. f4 Bb7 11. Kh1 Qc7 12. a4 b4 13. Ne2 Rd8 14. a5 d5 15. e5 f6 16. Ned4 Nxd4 17. Nxd4 Bc8 18. Qh5 O-O 19. Be3 fxe5 20. fxe5 Bc5 21. Bxg6 hxg6 22. Qxg6 Qxe5 23. Nf3 Qxe3 24. Ng5 Rf2 25. Qh7+ Kf8 26. Qh8+ Ke7 27. Qxg7+ Kd6 28. Nf7+ Kc7 29. Nxd8+ Kxd8 30. h4 Qf4 31. Rxf2 Qxh4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B92]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 O-O 10. Nd2 Nc5 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Nc4 Be7 13. O-O Be6 14. a5 Rc8 15. Nb6 Rc6 16. b4 Nd7 17. Nbd5 Bg5 18. Na4 Bxd5 19. exd5 Rc7 20. c4 e4 21. c5 dxc5 22. d6 Rc8 23. Bg4 cxb4 24. Bxd7 Qxd7 25. Nb6 Qc6 26. Nxc8 Rxc8 27. Rb1 e3 28. fxe3 Rd8 29. Qb3 Qd7 30. Qxb4 Qxd6 31. Qxb7 Bxe3+ 32. Kh1 Rf8 33. Rbd1 Qh6 34. Qxf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C53]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. h3 O-O 10. O-O f6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 f5 13. Qc1 f4 14. Bxf4 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Be3 Nd3 17. Qd1 Ba6 18. Nc3 d4 19. Bg5 Qe8 20. Nd5 Kh8 21. Nxb6 axb6 22. Nxd4 Qxe5 23. Qg4 Rae8 24. Be3 Nxb2 25. Nf3 Qe4 26. Rfc1 Qxg4 27. hxg4 Nc4 28. Rc3 c5 29. Rb1 Re6 30. g5 Kg8 31. Nd2 Rxe3 32. Rxe3 Nxe3 33. fxe3 b5 34. Ne4 Rc8 35. a3 c4 36. Nc3 Rc5 37. g6 hxg6 38. Kf2 Kf7 39. e4 Ke6 40. Ke3 Rg5 41. Kf3 Kd7 42. g4 Rc5 43. Ke3 Kc6 44. Kd4 Rg5 45. Rg1 Bc8 46. Rb1 Bd7 47. Nd5 Kd6 48. a4 Bc6 49. axb5 Bxd5 50. exd5 Rxg4+ 51. Kc3 Kc5 52. b6 Rg3+ 53. Kd2 c3+ 54. Kc2 Rg2+ 55. Kxc3 Rg3+ 56. Kd2 Rg2+ 57. Ke3 Rg3+ 58. Kf2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [D34]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (14.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Nc6 9. Nc3 h6 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Na4 Be7 12. Be3 Re8 13. Rc1 Bf8 14. Bc5 Bxc5 15. Nxc5 Qb6 16. Na4 Qa6 17. Nc3 Bg4 18. Nd4 Rad8 19. Re1 Ne4 20. Nxc6 bxc6 21. Qa4 Qb6 22. Nxe4 dxe4 23. Qxc6 Qxb2 24. Qc2 Qxc2 25. Rxc2 e3 26. fxe3 Rxe3 27. Kf2 Ra3 28. Rec1 Be6 29. Rb2 g5 30. Rc7 Bxa2 31. Be4 Be6 32. Bd3 Rd6 33. Rb8+ Kg7 34. Ra8 a5 35. Rca7 Rd5 36. Ra6 Re5 37. R8a7 h5 38. Rc6 Ra4 39. Rb6 h4 40. Rb8 h3 41. Raa8 Ra1 42. Rb1 Rxb1 43. Bxb1 Bb3 44. g4 a4 45. Bf5 Rc5 46. Bd7 Rc4 47. Kg3 Rd4 48. Bc6 Kf6 49. Kxh3 Ke5 50. Kg3 Kd6 51. Be8 Kc5 52. h4 gxh4+ 53. Kxh4 Kb4 54. Rb8+ Kc3 55. Rc8+ Kb2 56. Rb8 Kc3 57. Rc8+ Kd2 58. Ra8 Kxe2 59. Kg5 Kd2 60. Ra7 Be6 61. Rxa4 Rxa4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – So, Wesley (2812) [C45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 d6 9. c4 Nb6 10. exd6 Qxe2+ 11. Bxe2 cxd6 12. Nc3 Be6 13. b3 d5 14. cxd5 Nxd5 15. Bd2 Rd8 16. Ne4 Nb4 17. O-O Bf5 18. Bxb4 Bxb4 19. Bf3 O-O 20. Rfc1 Rd4 21. Ng3 Be6 22. h5 c5 23. Ne4 Ba3 24. Rc2 Bf5 25. Re1 Rfd8 26. g4 Be6 27. Re3 Bb4 28. Be2 h6 29. f3 Bd5 30. Bc4 Bxe4 31. fxe4 Rd1+ 32. Kg2 Kf8 33. Rf3 R8d2+ 34. Rxd2 Rxd2+ 35. Kh3 f6 36. e5 Ke7 37. exf6+ gxf6 38. Re3+ Kf8 39. a4 Rd6 40. Kg2 Bd2 41. Re2 Bc3 42. Kf3 Be5 43. Rc2 Rd4 44. Be6 Ke7 45. Bf5 Kd6 46. Ke2 a5 47. Rc3 Rxg4 48. Bxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [E11]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.2), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 d6 5. g3 c5 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. O-O O-O 9. Nb3 Bb6 10. Qc2 h6 11. Rd1 Qe7 12. Nbd4 Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Rd8 14. b3 d5 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Bb2 Bd7 17. e3 Rac8 18. Qe2 Be8 19. Nf5 exf5 20. Rxd5 Bc6 21. Rxd8+ Qxd8 22. Rd1 Qe8 23. Bxc6 Rxc6 24. Qd3 Qe6 25. Rd2 h5 26. h4 Kh7 27. Kg2 Kg6 28. Bd4 Qd5+ 29. f3 Bxd4 30. Qxd4 Qxd4 31. exd4 Kf6 32. f4 Rc3 33. Kf2 Ke6 34. Re2+ Kd6 35. Re3 Rc1 36. a4 g6 37. Ke2 Kd5 38. Re7 Rc3 39. Rxb7 a5 40. Kf2 Kxd4 41. b4 Rc2+ 42. Kf3 Rc3+ 43. Kg2 Rc2+ 44. Kh3 axb4 45. Rxb4+ Kd5 46. Rb7 Ke6 47. a5 Ra2 48. Rb6+ Kd5 49. Rb7 Rxa5 50. Rxf7 Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C44]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. b4 Bb6 7. Bb2 Bg4 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Nxf3 O-O 11. Nxd4 Bxd4 12. Bxd4 Nxe4 13. Bb2 Qh4 14. b5 Ne5 15. Bd5 Nc5 16. f4 Ned7 17. Qd4 Qf6 18. Qb4 Qf5 19. Bf3 Qxc2 20. Rac1 Qg6 21. f5 Qg5 22. Qd4 Rfe8 23. Rce1 Ne5 24. Be2 Qg3 25. Rd1 f6 26. Bc1 Kh8 27. Kh1 Rad8 28. Bh5 Rf8 29. Bf4 Qh4 30. Be2 g5 31. fxg6 Ne6 32. Qe3 Nxf4 33. Rxf4 Qg5 34. gxh7 Ng6 35. Re4 d5 36. Qxg5 fxg5 37. Rg4 Nf4 38. Bf3 Nxh3 39. Rd2 c6 40. bxc6 bxc6 41. Kh2 Nf4 42. Rxg5 Rd6 43. Rb2 Rh6+ 44. Kg3 Ne6 45. Rg4 Rxh7 46. Rc2 Rc7 47. Rc1 Rg8 48. Kf2 Rxg4 49. Bxg4 Ng5 50. Ke3 Kg7 51. Kd4 Kf6 52. Rf1+ Ke7 53. Rf5 Ne4 54. Ke5 Nd6 55. Rh5 Nf7+ 56. Kd4 Kd6 57. Bf3 c5+ 58. Ke3 Re7+ 59. Kf4 Ne5 60. Rh6+ Re6 61. Rh7 Nxf3 62. Kxf3 c4 63. Rxa7 Kc5 64. Rc7+ Kd4 65. g4 c3 66. g5 Kd3 67. Kf4 c2 68. Kf5 Re7 69. Rc5 d4 70. g6 Kd2 71. Kf6 Ra7 72. g7 Rxg7 73. Kxg7 d3  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [C20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Ne2 Nf6 3. d4 d5 4. exd5 exd4 5. Qxd4 Nxd5 6. Nbc3 Be6 7. Nf4 Nc6 8. Bb5 Nxf4 9. Qxd8+ Rxd8 10. Bxf4 Bd6 11. Bxd6 Rxd6 12. Ne4 Rd5 13. Bxc6+ bxc6 14. Nc3 Rd6 15. O-O Ke7 16. Rfe1 Rd2 17. Rac1 Rhd8 18. f3 Kf8 19. Ne4 R2d4 20. b3 Bf5 21. Ng3 Bg6 22. Nf1 c5 23. Re5 R4d5 24. Re3 f5 25. f4 Rd4 26. g3 Bf7 27. Re5 R8d5 28. Rce1 c4 29. Kf2 g6 30. Rxd5 Rxd5 31. b4 a5 32. a3 axb4 33. axb4 Rd6 34. Re5 Bd5 35. c3 Be4 36. Rc5 Rd1 37. Rxc7 Rc1 38. Ne3 Rxc3 39. Nxc4 Rc2+ 40. Ke3 Rxh2 41. b5 Rh3 42. Kd4 Rxg3 43. Ke5 Rb3 44. Kf6 Ke8 45. Rxh7 Kd8 46. Nd6 Bd3 47. Nb7+ Kc8 48. Nc5 Rc3 49. Nxd3 Rxd3 50. Kxg6 Rd5 51. b6 Rb5 52. b7+ Kb8 53. Rd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [A49]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (15.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. b3 a5 7. Nc3 d5 8. Ne5 c6 9. Na4 Nfd7 10. Nf3 b5 11. Nb2 c5 12. c4 dxc4 13. bxc4 b4 14. a3 Bb7 15. axb4 axb4 16. Rxa8 Bxa8 17. Nd3 cxd4 18. Nxb4 Nc5 19. Nd3 Ne4 20. Qc2 Nc6 21. e3 Nc3 22. Bb2 e5 23. exd4 Nxd4 24. Nxd4 Bxg2 25. Ne6 Qa8 26. Ra1 Qe4 27. Re1 Qf3 28. Ng5 Qa8 29. Bxc3 h6 30. f3  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [D39]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.1), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. a4 c5 8. axb5 cxd4 9. Nxd4 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. O-O Rd8 13. Qb3 Bc5 14. Nf3 Nd7 15. Na4 Bf8 16. Qe3 Bb7 17. Rfd1 Ne5 18. Nxe5 Qxe5 19. f3 Be7 20. Rxd8+ Bxd8 21. Rd1 Bg5 22. Qf2 Qc7 23. Nc5 Rd8 24. Rxd8+ Bxd8 25. b4 Bc8 26. g3 Qe5 27. Qd2 Bb6 28. Kg2 Bxc5 29. bxc5 Qxc5 30. Qd8+ Kh7 31. Qd3 g5 32. h4 gxh4 33. gxh4 Kg7 34. Qc3+ e5 35. f4 Be6 36. Qg3+ Kf6 37. fxe5+ Qxe5 38. Qf3+ Kg6 39. Bxe6 fxe6 40. Qg3+ Kf6 41. Qf2+ Kg6 42. Qg3+ Kf6 43. Qf2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B23]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d3 O-O 7. O-O Nc6 8. h3 Rb8 9. f4 Ne8 10. a4 Nc7 11. f5 e6 12. g4 exf5 13. exf5 gxf5 14. gxf5 Kh8 15. Kh1 Rg8 16. Ne4 Be5 17. c3 Qh4 18. Ng1 Rxg2 19. Kxg2 Bd7 20. Bg5 Rg8 21. Qg4 Qxg4+ 22. hxg4 Ne8 23. Nf3 Kg7 24. Be3 Kf8 25. Kh3 h5 26. Nxe5 Nxe5 27. gxh5 Nxd3 28. h6 Bc6 29. h7 Rh8 30. Bh6+ Ke7 31. f6+ Kd7 32. Ng5 Be4 33. Bg7 Rxh7+ 34. Nxh7 Bxh7 35. Kg3 Nc7 36. Rh1 Bg6 37. Rh6 Ne5 38. Rd1 Ne6 39. Rh8 Be4 40. a5 a6 41. b4 c4 42. Bh6 Ng6 43. Rg8 Ne5 44. Be3 Bf3 45. Rd2 Bc6 46. Rh2 Nc7 47. Bd4 Nd5 48. Rf8 Ke6 49. Rh6 Nxf6 50. Rd8 Ke7 51. Rxf6 Kxf6 52. Rxd6+ Kf5 53. b5 Bxb5 54. Rd5 f6 55. Rd6 Bc6 56. Kf2 Ng4+ 57. Kg3 Kg5 58. Rd8 Nh6 59. Be3+ Kg6 60. Bxh6 Kxh6 61. Kf4 Kg6 62. Rd4 Bb5 63. Rd5 Kf7 64. Kf5 Ke7 65. Rc5 Kd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Giri, Anish (2771) [D02]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.3), 2017-07-02
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. a3 Bd6 6. Bg3 O-O 7. c4 dxc4 8. Bxc4 c5 9. Nc3 Bxg3 10. hxg3 Nbd7 11. O-O Rc8 12. Be2 Bg4 13. Rc1 cxd4 14. Qxd4 Qb6 15. Qxb6 Nxb6 16. Rfd1 h6 17. Nb5 Rxc1 18. Rxc1 Rc8 19. Rxc8+ Nxc8 20. Kf1 Kf8 21. Ne5 Bxe2+ 22. Kxe2 h5 23. f3 Ke7 24. e4 a6 25. Nc3 Nb6 26. b3 Nfd7 27. Nd3 Kd6 28. Ke3 e5 29. Nd1 Nc5 30. Nxc5 Kxc5 31. Nf2 Kd6 32. f4 Nd7 33. Nd3 f6 34. Nb2 g5 35. Nc4+ Kc6 36. fxe5 Nxe5 37. Nxe5+ fxe5 38. g4 h4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [A05]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.4), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d4 d5 6. Nbd2 c6 7. c3 Re8 8. Re1 Bf5 9. Nh4 Be6 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Bd5 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. Nf3 Nd7 14. Bf4 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Qe2 Qb6 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Rad1 Red8 19. Bf4 Qb6 20. h4 Na4 21. Qc2 Bc6 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Re2 Qb5 24. Nd4 Bxd4 25. cxd4 Bxg2 26. Kxg2 Nb6 27. Rxe7 Nd5 28. Re4 Nxf4+ 29. Rxf4 Qd5+ 30. Kh2 Re8 31. Qd2 h5 32. a3 Kg7 33. Qd3 Re1 34. Qf3 Qxf3 35. Rxf3 Rd1 36. Rb3 b6 37. Rb4 Kf6 38. Kg2 Ke6 39. Rc4 Kd6 40. Kf3 Rd2 41. Rb4 Kd5 42. Ke3 Rc2 43. a4 f6 44. a5 bxa5 45. Rb5+ Ke6 46. Rxa5 Rxb2 47. Rxa7 Rc2 48. f3 Rg2 49. Kf4 Rd2 50. Ra6+ Ke7 51. Ke4 Rg2 52. Kd5 Rxg3 53. Ra7+ Kd8 54. Kd6 Kc8 55. d5 Rxf3 56. Ke7 g5 57. d6 Re3+ 58. Kxf6 gxh4 59. Rh7 h3 60. Rxh5 Kd7 61. Kf5 Kxd6 62. Kg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B06]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (16.5), 2017-07-02
1. e4 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. e5 Nh5 4. Be2 d6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. exd6 exd6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Bg5 Nf6 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Bd3 h6 11. Be3 O-O 12. Nc3 Nf5 13. Bxf5 Bxf5 14. d5 a6 15. Bd4 Qd7 16. Qd2 g5 17. h4 g4 18. Nh2 Nh5 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Nf1 Rae8 21. Ne2 Re5 22. Neg3 Nxg3 23. Nxg3 Rfe8 24. c4 Bg6 25. h5 Bxh5 26. Nxh5+ Rxh5 27. Rxe8 Qxe8 28. Qd4+ Qe5 29. Qxg4+ Rg5 30. Qf3 Qxb2 31. Re1 Qf6 32. Qh3 Qd4 33. Qb3 b6 34. Rd1 Qe4 35. Qc3+ Kg8 36. Qh3 Kg7 37. Rc1 a5 38. a4 Qd4 39. Qf3 Qg4 40. Qxg4 Rxg4 41. Kf1 Kf6 42. f3 Rd4 43. Ke2 Rh4 44. Kd3 Rh2 45. Rg1 h5 46. Ke3 h4 47. Kf4 h3 48. gxh3 Rxh3 49. Ke3 Rh4 50. Kd3 Rf4 51. Rg8 Rxf3+ 52. Kd4 Ke7 53. Rc8 Kd7 54. Rf8 Rf1 55. Kd3 f5 56. Rf7+ Kc8 57. Kc3 Ra1 58. Rxf5 Ra3+ 59. Kb2 Rxa4 60. Kb3 Rb4+ 61. Kc3 b5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – So, Wesley (2812) [A35]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.1), 2017-07-02
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 Nxc3 9. Bc4 Nd5 10. Bxd5 e6 11. Bxc6+ bxc6 12. O-O Qd5 13. Be3 Be7 14. Rfc1 f6 15. Nd2 Kf7 16. Rc2 a5 17. Qc4 Bb7 18. Nb3 Ba6 19. Qxd5 cxd5 20. Nxa5 Bd3 21. Rc3 Bb5 22. Nb3 Bc4 23. Nc1 Rhc8 24. a3 e5 25. Nd3 Ke6 26. Rac1 Rcb8 27. b4 Ra6 28. f4 Bxd3 29. Rxd3 Rba8 30. dxe5 fxe5 31. fxe5 Rxa3 32. Rxa3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [C01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. c4 c6 6. Nc3 Ne7 7. Bd3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 O-O 9. h3 Nd7 10. O-O Nb6 11. Bb3 Ned5 12. Re1 Bf5 13. Ne5 Bxe5 14. Rxe5 Qd7 15. Qf3 Be6 16. Ne4 Rae8 17. a4 Ne7 18. Nf6+ gxf6 19. Qxf6 Qd8 20. Rxe6 Nbd5 21. Qg5+ Kh8 22. Re1 Rg8 23. Qh5 Qb6 24. Bxd5 Nxd5 25. Bh6 Qc7 26. Qf5 f6 27. Qf3 Qb6 28. Re4 Qxb2 29. Rae1 Rxe4 30. Qxe4 Qa3 31. Qe6 Qd3 32. Re4 Qd1+ 33. Kh2 Qh5 34. Bd2 Qg6 35. Rg4 Qe8 36. Rxg8+ Qxg8 37. Qd7 Qb8+ 38. g3 Qc7 39. Qe8+ Kg7 40. a5 b5 41. axb6 axb6 42. h4 b5 43. h5 Qe7 44. h6#  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A15]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.3), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nc3 Bg4 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 Bxf3 9. gxf3 e6 10. Qxb7 Nxd4 11. Bb5+ Nxb5 12. Qc6+ Ke7 13. Qxb5 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Qd7 15. Rb1 Rd8 16. Be3 Qxb5 17. Rxb5 Rd7 18. Ke2 g6 19. Bc5+ Kf6 20. Bd4+ Rxd4 21. cxd4 Bh6 22. Rhb1 Rd8 23. R1b4 Bf8 24. Rc4 Rd7 25. Ke3 g5 26. Ke4 Bd6 27. h3 Bh2 28. Rc6 Bg1 29. Ke3 Bh2 30. d5 Bf4+ 31. Ke4 h6 32. dxe6 fxe6 33. Rf5+ Ke7 34. Ra5 Rb7 35. Raa6 Rb4+ 36. Kd3 Rb2 37. Rxe6+ Kd7 38. Re2  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 Qe6 9. g3 d6 10. c4 Nb6 11. exd6 Bxd6 12. Be3 O-O 13. Nd2 Ba6 14. Bh3 Qe5 15. Bxb6 axb6 16. Qxe5 Bxe5 17. O-O-O Bb7 18. a3 c5 19. Rh2 Rad8 20. Bg2 Bc8 21. f4 Bd4 22. Bd5 Rfe8 23. Nf3 Be3+ 24. Kc2 Bf5+ 25. Kb3 Be4 26. Ne5 Bxd5 27. Rxd5 Rxd5 28. cxd5 Bd4 29. Nc6 Re3+ 30. Kc4 Bf6 31. g4 Re4+ 32. Kb5 Rxf4 33. g5 Bd4 34. Ka6 f6 35. Kb7 fxg5 36. hxg5 Rf7 37. Re2 Kf8 38. Nd8 Rd7 39. Ne6+ Kf7 40. Nxc7 Re7 41. Rxe7+ Kxe7 42. Kc6 Be5 43. Kxb6 h5 44. gxh6 gxh6 45. Ne6 c4 46. a4 Bxb2 47. a5 Bc1 48. Kb5 c3 49. Nd4 Be3 50. Nf5+ Kd7 51. Nxe3 h5 52. a6 Kc8 53. d6  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [A21]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (17.5), 2017-07-02
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. b4 Bf8 5. Bb2 c6 6. Ne3 Bxb4 7. Bxe5 Nf6 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2 Re8 10. Nf3 d6 11. Bb2 Nbd7 12. O-O Ne5 13. Qb3 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Bxd2 15. Rad1 Bxe3 16. fxe3 Ne4 17. Rd4 Nc5 18. Qa3 Qe7 19. e4 Be6 20. Rfd1 Nd7 21. Rxd6 Nb6 22. Qc3 Qg5 23. Ba1 Bxc4 24. Bh5 Rxe4 25. Rd8+ Re8 26. h4 Qh6 27. R1d6 Be6 28. Rxe6 fxe6 29. Rxe8+ Rxe8 30. Bxe8 Nd5 31. Qf3 Nf6 32. Bxf6 gxf6 33. Qg4+ Kf8 34. Qxe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Giri, Anish (2771) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.1), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 O-O 8. d4 Nf5 9. c3 Nxe5 10. Rxe5 d6 11. Re1 d5 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Qf3 Bxf4 14. Qxf4 Qd6 15. Qxd6 Nxd6 16. Nd2 c6 17. Bd3 Bf5 18. Bxf5 Nxf5 19. Re5 Nd6 20. Rae1 Rfe8 21. Rxe8+ Rxe8 22. Rxe8+ Nxe8 23. Kf1 Kf8 24. Ke2 Ke7 25. Kd3 Nc7 26. Nf3 Ne6 27. g3 f6 28. Ke3 Kd6 29. Ne1 g6 30. Nd3 Ke7 31. Nf4 g5 32. Nxe6 Kxe6 33. g4 h6 34. h3 Kd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B51]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.2), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 b5 6. Re1 Bb7 7. c4 Ngf6 8. cxb5 axb5 9. Bxb5 Nxe4 10. d4 e6 11. dxc5 Nxc5 12. Nc3 Be7 13. Bf4 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 O-O 15. b4 Na6 16. a3 d5 17. Rad1 Nf6 18. Bc6 Nc7 19. Bxa8 Nxa8 20. Nb5 Qd7 21. Qd3 Nb6 22. Be5 Rc8 23. Nd4 Nc4 24. Nf3 Qa4 25. Ra1 Ne4 26. Bd4 Bf8 27. h4 h6 28. Rac1 f5 29. Ne5 Ned6 30. Nxc4 dxc4 31. Qe2 Ne4 32. Rxc4 Rd8 33. f3 e5 34. Bxe5 Qa7+ 35. Kh2 Rd2 36. Qe3 Qe7 37. Rxe4 fxe4 38. Qxd2 Qxe5+ 39. f4 Qf5 40. Qe3 Qf6 41. g3 Kh8 42. Re2 Qa1 43. Qb3 Qd4 44. Qf7 Qd6 45. Qe8 g5 46. hxg5 hxg5 47. fxg5 Kg7 48. Qxe4 Qd1 49. Qc2 Qd5 50. Qc3+ Kg8 51. Qe5 Qd1 52. Qe6+ Kg7 53. Rf2 Qh5+ 54. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [B56]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.3), 2017-07-02
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bd7 6. Be2 Nc6 7. Be3 e6 8. g4 h6 9. f4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 e5 11. fxe5 Nxg4 12. O-O-O Nxe3 13. Qxe3 Qg5 14. Qxg5 hxg5 15. exd6 O-O-O 16. e5 Re8 17. Rhf1 f6 18. exf6 gxf6 19. Rxf6 Bg7 20. Rf7 Bxc3 21. Rxd7 Kxd7 22. Bb5+ Kd8 23. Bxe8 Be5 24. Bg6 Rxh2 25. Bf5 Rf2 26. Bh3 Rf4 27. Rd5 Re4 28. Bf5 Bf4+ 29. Kd1 Re5 30. Rxe5 Bxe5 31. d7 Bxb2 32. Ke2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [C55]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.4), 2017-07-02
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. Nc3 d6 6. a4 g6 7. a5 Bg7 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 a6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Bxd5 Be6 13. c4 Bxd5 14. cxd5 Ne7 15. Bd2 c6 16. dxc6 Nxc6 17. Qb3 Qd7 18. Be3 Rab8 19. Nd2 Qe6 20. Qxe6 Rxe6 21. Nc4 f5 22. Ra3 Rd8 23. Bb6 Rd7 24. Ne3 Ne7 25. Nd5 Nxd5 26. exd5 Re8 27. Ra4 Bf6 28. Rc4 Bd8 29. Rc8 Kf7 30. Rec1 Ke7 31. Kf1 Bxb6 32. axb6 Rxc8 33. Rxc8 Rd8 34. Rc7+ Rd7 35. Rc8 Rd8 36. Rc6 bxc6 37. dxc6 Rc8 38. b7 Kd8 39. bxc8=Q+ Kxc8 40. d4 exd4  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [A14]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (18.5), 2017-07-02
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. Ne5 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. e3 Bf5 9. d4 Qc8 10. Nc3 Rd8 11. b3 cxd4 12. Qxd4 Bc5 13. Qf4 Bd6 14. Nxd5 Qe6 15. Bb2 Nc6 16. Nxc6 Bxf4 17. Nxf4 Qd7 18. Nxd8 Rxd8 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Rac1 Kf8 21. Nd5 Qd6 22. e4 Bd7 23. Rfd1 Bg4 24. Rd3 Be6 25. a4 Qe5 26. Re3 Rc8 27. Rxc8+ Bxc8 28. h4 Be6 29. Kh2 h6 30. Nf4 Qb2 31. Nxe6+ fxe6 32. Kg1 Ke7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour YourNextMove 2017 Blitz Round 1 – 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 2, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 18.5
2 So, Wesley USA 2812 18.5
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 16.5
4 Giri, Anish NED 2771 15.5
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 15
6 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 14
7 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 13.5
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 13
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 9
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 1.5

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Anand,V (2786) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C65]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. O-O Qe7 7. Nbd2 Bg4 8. Nc4 Nd7 9. a3 a5 10. Be3 f6 11. Bxc5 Nxc5 12. Ne3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 O-O 14. h4 Ne6 15. h5 a4 16. g3 Qd7 17. Qg4 Rad8 18. Rad1 c5 19. f4 exf4 20. gxf4 f5 21. Nxf5 Nd4 22. Nh6+ Kh8 23. Qxd7 Rxd7 24. Ng4 Nxc2 25. Rc1 Nd4 26. Rxc5 Kg8 27. Ne5 Re7 28. Kg2 Ne6 29. Ra5 Nxf4+ 30. Kh2 Nxh5 31. Rxf8+ Kxf8 32. d4 Nf6 33. Rxa4 Nxe4 34. Kg2 Nd6 35. Rb4 g5 36. a4 Kg7 37. a5 Kf6 38. Nd3 g4 39. Nc5 c6 40. Rb6 Re2+ 41. Kf1 Rc2 42. Nxb7 Nc4 43. Rxc6+ Kg5 44. Rc5+ Kf4 45. Nd6 Ne3+ 46. Ke1 Rxb2 47. Nc4 Ra2 48. Nxe3 Kxe3 49. Re5+ Kf4 50. Rh5 Kf3 51. Rxh7 g3 52. Rf7+ Kg2 53. d5 Rxa5 54. d6 Re5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Aronian,L (2793) [C84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Re1 d4 11. a4 Be6 12. Nf1 b4 13. cxd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 Qxd4 15. Nd2 c5 16. Nf3 Qd6 17. Be3 Rfd8 18. Rc1 Rac8 19. Bb3 Ng4 20. Bxe6 Qxe6 21. Qc2 h6 22. Red1 Rc7 23. Qc4 Qb6 24. Bd2 Bd6 25. h3 Nf6 26. Be3 Nd7 27. Nh4 Rcc8 28. b3 Bf8 29. Nf5 h5 30. Bg5 Re8 31. Ne3 Qc6 32. Qc2 Qe6 33. Nc4 Nb8 34. Be3 Nc6 35. Qe2 g6 36. Rc2 Rcd8 37. Rdc1 Qd7 38. Nb2 Nd4 39. Bxd4 Qxd4 40. Rd1 Re6 41. Nc4 Bh6 42. Na5 Rd7 43. g3 Kg7 44. Kg2 Qd6 45. Nc4 Qe7 46. h4 Qd8 47. Ne3 Rc7 48. Nd5 Rcc6 49. Rc4 Kg8 50. Qc2 Bf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Giri,A (2771) [D12]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. h3 Nbd7 9. Bd3 Bd6 10. O-O Qe7 11. e4 dxe4 12. Bxe4 O-O 13. Bg5 Qd8 14. Re1 Qc7 15. Qf3 Bb4 16. Bc2 Qa5 17. h4 Rfe8 18. a3 Bf8 19. Rad1 Qb6 20. b4 a5 21. b5 cxb5 22. Nxb5 Rac8 23. Bd3 e5 24. c5 Qc6 25. Qh3 Rcd8 26. d5 Qxc5 27. Rc1 Qb6 28. Nc7 Bc5 29. Nxe8 Bxf2+ 30. Kh1 Rxe8 31. Rb1 Qa7 32. Rf1 e4 33. Bb5 Nh5 34. Qxd7 Ng3+ 35. Kh2 Re5 36. Rfc1 Kh7 37. Rc8 Rxg5 38. Qe8  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A20]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1), 2017-07-01
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nd5 Bc5 5. Bg2 Nge7 6. e3 O-O 7. Ne2 Nxd5 8. cxd5 Ne7 9. O-O d6 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nf5 12. Ne2 Qf6 13. Rb1 a5 14. b3 Bd7 15. Bb2 Qh6 16. e4 Ne7 17. Bd4 b6 18. Qc1 Qh5 19. Nf4 Qh6 20. Rd1 Ng6 21. Nxg6 Qxg6 22. a3 Bg4 23. f3 Bd7 24. b4 axb4 25. axb4 Bxd4+ 26. Rxd4 Ra7 27. f4 Qf6 28. Rc4 Rc8 29. Qb2 Qxb2 30. Rxb2 Kf8 31. Kf2 Ke7 32. e5 Rca8 33. Rbc2 Kd8 34. e6 fxe6 35. dxe6 Bxe6 36. R4c3 Bf5 37. Re2 Ra3 38. Rc1 Ra1 39. Rc3 R8a3  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [A27]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 f5 4. g3 d6 5. d4 e4 6. d5 Ne5 7. Nxe5 dxe5 8. g4 g6 9. gxf5 gxf5 10. Rg1 Nf6 11. Bg5 Be7 12. e3 Rg8 13. Rg3 Rg6 14. Be2 Qd6 15. Bh5 Kf7 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Qb3 b6 18. O-O-O Bd7 19. Rdg1 Rag8 20. Qd1 Be8 21. Bxg6+ hxg6 22. Rh3 Ke7 23. Rh7+ Kd8 24. Nb5 Bxb5 25. cxb5 Kc8 26. Qc2 Bd8 27. Qc6  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [D84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxc7 Na6 9. Bxa6 Qxg2 10. Qf3 Qxf3 11. Nxf3 bxa6 12. Rc1 f6 13. Rg1 Rf7 14. b3 Bf8 15. Nd2 Bb7 16. Ke2 Re8 17. f3 e5 18. dxe5 Bb4 19. Ne4 fxe5 20. Ng5 Rfe7 21. Rgd1 Rc8 22. Rd8+ Rxd8 23. Bxd8 Rd7 24. Rd1 Rxd1 25. Kxd1 h6 26. Ne4 Bxe4 27. fxe4 Kf7 28. Bc7 Ke6 29. Ke2 g5 30. h3 h5 31. Kf3 Be7 32. Ba5 Kd7 33. Bc3 Bd6 34. Ba5 Bc7 35. Bb4 a5 36. Bc3 a4 37. bxa4 Kc6 38. Ke2 Kc5 39. Kd3 g4 40. hxg4 hxg4 41. Be1 Bd6 42. a3 Kc6 43. Bg3 a6 44. Bh2 Kd7 45. Ke2 Ke6 46. Kf2 Kf6 47. Kg3 Kg5 48. Kg2 Kg6 49. Kg3 Kh5 50. Kg2 Kg5 51. Bg3 Kf6 52. Bh4+ Kg6 53. Kg3 Bxa3 54. Kxg4 Bc5 55. Bg3 Bd6 56. Be1 Bc5 57. Bc3 Kf6 58. Kf3 Ke6 59. Ke2 Kd6 60. Kd3 Bb6 61. Bb4+ Kd7 62. Kc4 Kc6 63. Bc3 Bc7 64. Be1 Bb6 65. Bg3 Bc7 66. Be1 Bb6 67. Bc3 Bc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Anand,V (2786) [A13]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 c5 5. Bb2 Nc6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qb6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Nc3 c5 13. Nf3 Bb7 14. Rc1 Rac8 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Ng3 Nxg3 17. hxg3 Rfd8 18. Qd2 Be7 19. Rc2 h5 20. Rfc1 Rc7 21. Bc3 d4 22. exd4 cxd4 23. Ba5  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Nb3 Nbd7 6. e4 dxe4 7. Ne2 h6 8. Bxf6 gxf6 9. Qd4 Nxc5 10. Qxd8+ Kxd8 11. O-O-O+ Nd7 12. Nf4 Kc7 13. g4 Ne5 14. h3 h5 15. Nxh5 f5 16. Be2 f4 17. Nf6 f3 18. Bf1 Bh6+ 19. Kb1 e3 20. fxe3 b6 21. Nd4 a6 22. Nxf3 Nxf3 23. Bg2 Bxe3 24. Bxf3 Ra7 25. h4 Kb8 26. g5 Rc7 27. Rd3 Bf4 28. c3 Be5 29. Ng4 Bf4 30. Nf6 Be5 31. Ne4 Bf4 32. Kc2 Bb7 33. Nf6 Bxg5 34. hxg5 Rxh1 35. Bxh1 Bxh1 36. Rd8+ Kb7 37. Rf8 Bc6 38. Kd3 a5 39. Kd4 a4 40. a3 Bb5 41. Ke5 Bd3 42. Kd4 Bg6 43. Ne4 Rd7+ 44. Ke3 Rd5 45. Kf4 Rf5+ 46. Ke3 Re5  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Kramnik,V (2808) [C65]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5 6. Nbd2 dxe4 7. dxe4 O-O 8. O-O a5 9. Qc2 Qe7 10. a4 Nb8 11. Bd3 h6 12. Nc4 Nc6 13. h3 Rd8 14. Re1 Nh5 15. Bf1 Qf6 16. Be3 Bf8 17. Kh2 Be6 18. Rad1 g5 19. Rxd8 Rxd8 20. Nfd2 b6 21. g3 Nf4 22. b3 Ng6 23. Be2 Nd4 24. cxd4 exd4 25. e5 Qf5 26. Qxf5 Bxf5 27. Bxg5 hxg5 28. Bg4 Bxg4 29. hxg4 Bb4 30. Rd1 Bxd2 31. Rxd2 Rd5 32. Kg2 Kg7 33. Kf3 Nxe5+ 34. Ke4 Nxc4 35. bxc4 Rc5 36. Rxd4 Kf6 37. f4 Ke6 38. Kd3 c6 39. Re4+ Kd6 40. Rd4+ Ke6 41. Re4+ Kd6 42. Rd4+ Ke6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Giri,A (2771) [A10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. c4 g6 2. e4 e5 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. g3 c5 5. d3 d6 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. Nge2 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. f4 f5 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Qd2 Be6 12. b3 Rb8 13. Rae1 Qd7 14. Nd5 b5 15. Bxd4 cxd4 16. Nxe7+ Qxe7 17. exf5 gxf5 18. Nxd4 Bd7 19. Nc6 Bxc6 20. Bxc6 bxc4 21. dxc4 Kh8 22. Kg2 Qc7 23. Bd5 a5 24. Re2 Qc5 25. Be6 a4 26. bxa4 exf4 27. Rxf4 Rb2 28. Qd3 Qc6+ 29. Kh3 Rxe2 30. Qxe2 Qe8 31. Rf1 Rf6 32. Re1 f4 33. Bd5 Qc8+ 34. g4 Qc5 35. Kg2 f3+ 36. Bxf3 Rf8 37. Rb1 Qa3 38. Bc6 Be5 39. Rb7 Qc5 40. Be4 Bg7 41. Rb5 Qd4 42. Rd5 Qc3 43. Rh5 h6 44. g5 Qa5 45. gxh6 Be5 46. Rg5 Qd8 47. Rg4 Qf6 48. h7 Qh6 49. h3 Bd4 50. Bf3 Bg7 51. a5 Rb8 52. Be4 Qc1 53. Bc2 Qb2 54. a6 Ra8 55. Qe4 d5 56. cxd5 Rc8  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – So,W (2812) [C53]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O Ba7 7. Bb3 d6 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Ng3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. d4 d5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. Qh5 g6 18. Qxh6 Rxe5 19. Be3 Bxe3 20. Qxe3 Qf6 21. Rad1 Rd8 22. Rd4 Rxd4 23. Qxd4 Qe7 24. g3 Re6 25. h4 a5 26. Kg2 b6 27. Re3 Rd6 28. Rxe4 Rxd4 29. Rxe7 Rd2 30. b4 Rxa2 31. Rxc7 Rc2 32. bxa5 bxa5 33. g4 a4 34. Kg3 a3 35. f3 Rc1 36. Ra7 Rxc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Be7 6. Re1 Nd6 7. Bxc6 dxc6 8. dxe5 Nf5 9. Qxd8+ Bxd8 10. Bg5 Bxg5 11. Nxg5 Nd4 12. Na3 h6 13. Ne4 Bf5 14. c3 Ne6 15. Rad1 Ke7 16. Ng3 Bh7 17. Nc4 Rad8 18. Na5 Rxd1 19. Rxd1 Rb8 20. Ne2 c5 21. f3 Rd8 22. Rxd8 Nxd8 23. Kf2 Bb1 24. a3 Ke6 25. Nc4 g5 26. Ke3 Nc6 27. f4 Ba2 28. Nd2 Bd5 29. g3 b6 30. Ne4 Ne7 31. g4 Bc6 32. fxg5 Kxe5 33. N2g3 Nd5+ 34. Kd2 Nf4 35. Ke3 Ng2+ 36. Kd3 Bxe4+ 37. Nxe4 c4+ 38. Kxc4 Kxe4 39. gxh6 Nf4 40. h4 Ng6 41. h5 Nf8 42. g5 c6 43. b4 Kf5 44. g6 fxg6 45. hxg6 Nxg6 46. b5 Ne5+ 47. Kd4 Ke6 48. bxc6 Nxc6+ 49. Kc4 a6 50. h7 Ne5+ 51. Kd4 Nf7 52. a4 Kd6 53. c4 a5 54. Kd3 Kc5 55. Kc3 Nh8 56. Kd3 Kb4 57. Kd4 Kxa4 58. Ke5 Kb3 59. Kf6 a4 60. Kg7 a3  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [B12]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O Bg6 7. a4 a5 8. Nbd2 Nh6 9. Nb3 Nf5 10. g4 Ne7 11. Ne1 h5 12. gxh5 Bh7 13. Ng2 Nf5 14. Bg4 c5 15. c3 Qb6 16. Kh1 Rc8 17. Ne3 Nh6 18. Be2 f6 19. exf6 gxf6 20. Bb5 c4 21. Nd2 Rc6 22. Re1 Kd8 23. Ndf1 Qc7 24. Ng3 Bd3 25. Ng2 e5 26. Ne3 Nb6 27. Bxc6 bxc6 28. Ng4 Nxg4 29. Qxg4 Qd7 30. Qh4 Be7 31. dxe5 fxe5 32. Bg5 e4 33. Bxe7+ Qxe7 34. Qxe7+ Kxe7 35. f3 e3 36. Rxe3+ Kd6 37. f4 Nd7 38. f5 Nc5 39. Kg1 Ne4 40. Rae1 Ke5 41. b3 Rg8 42. bxc4 dxc4 43. Rxe4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Aronian,L (2793) [C22]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. O-O-O Re8 8. Qf4 Ne5 9. f3 Ng6 10. Qg3 Bd6 11. Qf2 Be5 12. h4 d5 13. h5 Nf8 14. h6 g6 15. Be3 Bxc3 16. bxc3 c6 17. Ne2 Qa5 18. Qh4 N6d7 19. Kb1 dxe4 20. fxe4 Ne6 21. Nd4 Qxc3 22. Nxe6 Qb4+ 23. Ka1 Qc3+ 24. Kb1 Qb4+ 25. Ka1 Qc3+ 26. Kb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [D84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxc7 Na6 9. Bxa6 Qxg2 10. Qf3 Qxf3 11. Nxf3 bxa6 12. Rc1 a5 13. Ne5 a4 14. a3 f6 15. Nc6 Bb7 16. O-O Kf7 17. Rc3 Rfc8 18. Na5 Bf3 19. Re1 e5 20. dxe5 fxe5 21. e4 Bg4 22. Nc4 Kg8 23. Bxe5 Bf8 24. Kg2 Rc5 25. Ne3 Rxe5 26. Nxg4 Rg5 27. Rg3 Rb5 28. Re2 Rab8 29. Nf6+ Kg7 30. Nd7 Rxb2 31. Rxb2 Rxb2 32. Nxf8 Kxf8 33. Rc3 Rb3 34. Rc7 h5 35. Rxa7 Rxa3 36. h4 Ra1 37. Kf3 Rh1 38. Kg3 Rg1+ 39. Kh3 Rh1+ 40. Kg3 Rg1+ 41. Kh3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Kramnik,V (2808) [C67]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
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. d5 d6 12. Nd2 Re8 13. Ne4 Bd7 14. c3 h6 15. Bd3 Nh4 16. g3 Ng6 17. f4 c6 18. Be3 Be7 19. Bc4 Bf8 20. Bf2 b5 21. dxc6 bxc4 22. cxd7 Qxd7 23. Qd5 Rab8 24. b4 Qg4 25. Qd1 Qf5 26. Qd4 a5 27. a3 Re6 28. Nd2 axb4 29. axb4 d5 30. Nf1 Ne7 31. Ne3 Qe4 32. Qxe4 Rxe4 33. Nc2 g5 34. fxg5 hxg5 35. Rxe4 dxe4 36. Ra5 f5 37. Nd4 Rd8 38. Nxf5 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 Rd2 40. Ne3 Bg7 41. Rxg5 Kf7 42. Nxc4 Rc2 43. Nd6+ Kf8 44. Nxe4 Bh6 45. Re5 Kf7 46. Kf3 Ng6 47. Rf5+ Ke8 48. h4 Bg7 49. Bd4 Ne7 50. Rc5 Bxd4 51. cxd4 Rb2 52. d5 Nf5 53. d6 Nd4+ 54. Ke3 Rxb4 55. Nf6+ Kf7 56. Nd5 Ra4 57. Nb6 Rb4 58. Nc4 Ne6 59. Rf5+ Ke8 60. Ne5 Rb3+ 61. Ke4 Rxg3 62. Rf6 Nc5+ 63. Kd5 Nd7 64. Re6+ Kd8 65. Nc6+ Kc8 66. Re8+ Kb7 67. Ne5 Nf6+ 68. Kd4 Nxe8 69. d7 Nc7 70. d8=N+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [D42]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. e4 Qd6 11. dxc5 Qxc5 12. Be3 Qa5 13. a3 Ne5 14. b4 Nxf3+ 15. Qxf3 Qe5 16. Bf4 Qd4 17. Rfd1 g6 18. Bf1 Qg7 19. Qe3 g5 20. Bc7 b6 21. Rac1 Bb7 22. Rd7 Rfe8 23. Bxb6 axb6 24. Rxb7 Bd6 25. Rxb6 Bf4 26. Qc3 Bxc1 27. Qxc1 Rec8 28. Qd2 Rxa3 29. b5 Qe5 30. Rb7 Ra1 31. h4 gxh4 32. f4 Qc5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Aronian,L (2793) [D00]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Bxf6 exf6 6. g3 Nd7 7. Bg2 Nb6 8. Ne2 Bd6 9. a4 a5 10. O-O O-O 11. e4 Bg4 12. Re1 Re8 13. c3 Qc7 14. exd5 Nxd5 15. Bf3 Be6 16. Nc1 f5 17. Nd3 g6 18. Kg2 Nf6 19. Qc2 f4 20. Ne4 Nxe4 21. Bxe4 fxg3 22. hxg3 Bg4 23. f4 f6 24. Nf2 Be6 25. f5 gxf5 26. Bxf5 Bd5+ 27. Be4 Rxe4 28. Nxe4 f5 29. Kh1  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. c4 g6 5. cxb5 a6 6. e3 Bg7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Nf3 d6 9. Nd2 Nbd7 10. e4 Ne8 11. a4 Nc7 12. Be2 axb5 13. axb5 Rxa1 14. Qxa1 f5 15. exf5 Rxf5 16. Be3 Nb6 17. Qa5 Bxc3 18. Qxb6 Bxb2 19. O-O Rf8 20. Qa7 Bf5 21. b6 Nxd5 22. Qa2  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – So,W (2812) [E54]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 c5 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 b6 10. Qe2 Bb7 11. Rd1 Nbd7 12. d5 Bxc3 13. dxe6 Bxf3 14. gxf3 fxe6 15. bxc3 Qc7 16. Bxe6+ Kh8 17. Qc4 Qb7 18. Bxd7 Nxd7 19. Qd5 Qxd5 20. Rxd5 Nc5 21. Ba3 Rxf3 22. Bxc5 bxc5 23. Rxc5 Raf8 24. Rc7 Rxf2 25. Rxa7 Rc2 26. Rf1 Rxf1+ 27. Kxf1 Kg8 28. Kg1 Rxc3 29. Ra8+ Kf7 30. Ra7+ Kg6 31. Ra6+ Kh5 32. Ra7 h6 33. Rxg7 Rc1+ 34. Kg2 Rc2+ 35. Kh3 Rxa2 36. Rg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Anand,V (2786) [B10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Bf5 6. Nxf6+ gxf6 7. d3 Nd7 8. g3 Ne5 9. Nxe5 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qxe5 11. Qxe5 fxe5 12. Bg2 f6 13. O-O Bg6 14. Rae1 Kf7 15. f4 exf4 16. Rxf4 Bh6 17. Bb4 Rhe8 18. Rd4 Bf5 19. g4 e5 20. Rc4 Be6 21. Rce4 Bf4 22. h3 h5 23. gxh5 Rg8 24. Rxf4 exf4 25. Kf2 Rae8 26. Be4 f5 27. Bf3 Bd5 28. Rxe8 Rxe8 29. Be2 f3 30. Bxf3 Bxf3 31. Kxf3 Rh8 32. Be1 Rxh5 33. h4 Ke6 34. Bf2 a6 35. Kf4 Rh8 36. b3 Rg8 37. Kf3 b5 38. Be3 Rg4 39. Bf2 a5 40. a3 a4 41. b4 Kf6 42. Bg3 Rg8 43. Bf2 Re8 44. Bd4+ Kg6 45. Bf2 f4 46. c4 Kf5 47. c5 Re7 48. d4 Re6 49. d5 cxd5 50. Bd4 Re4  0 – 1 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C22]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bd2 O-O 7. O-O-O Re8 8. Qf4 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 Rxe4 10. Qg3 d5 11. f3 Re8 12. Ne2 a5 13. Nf4 Nb4 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. a3 Bf5 16. axb4 axb4 17. Nxd5 Ra1+ 18. Kd2 Qxb2 19. Qxc7 Rxd1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [A07]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Bd6 6. h3 Bh5 7. c4 Ne7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Qb3 Nd7 10. d4 Qb6 11. Rd1 Qxb3 12. axb3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 f5 14. e3 a6 15. Bd2 Nf6 16. Be1 g5 17. Be2 h5 18. f3 g4 19. hxg4 hxg4 20. fxg4 fxg4 21. Kg2 Nf5 22. Bf2 Kg7 23. Rh1 Rh8 24. Bd3 Rxh1 25. Rxh1 Bb4 26. Ne2 Ne4 27. Nf4 Re8 28. Rh5 Bd6 29. Bxe4 dxe4 30. Nxe6+ Kg6 31. Rg5+ Kh6 32. Rxf5 Rxe6 33. Rf7 Be7 34. d5 cxd5 35. cxd5 Re5 36. d6 Bg5 37. Rxb7 Rd5 38. d7 Kg6 39. Kf1 Kf5 40. Ke2 Ke6 41. Rb4 Kf5 42. Rb7 Ke6 43. Ra7 Rxd7 44. Rxa6+ Rd6 45. Ra4 Rb6 46. Be1 Rxb3 47. Bc3 Kf5 48. Ra5+ Kg6 49. Re5 Rb7 50. Rxe4 Kh5 51. b4 Rc7 52. Kd3 Rd7+ 53. Rd4 Rf7 54. Re4 Rf3 55. Be5 Rf1 56. b5 Rb1 57. Kc4 Bd8 58. Rd4 Bb6 59. Rd5 Rc1+ 60. Kd3 Kg6 61. Bd4 Bxd4 62. Rxd4 Kf5 63. Rb4 Rd1+ 64. Ke2 Rd7 65. b6 Rb7 66. Kd3  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Giri,A (2771) [D45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Be2 Bb7 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nh4 Bc8 14. h3 Ng6 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. exf5 Nf4 17. Bf3 Rc8 18. Rd1 Qe7 19. Be3 Rfd8 20. Ne4 Be5 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Qxc6 Bxb2 23. Rb1 Nd3 24. Nxf6+ Bxf6 25. Qxb5 Ne5 26. Be2 h6 27. Rd1 Rc8 28. Qa4 Rc7 29. Bf1 Bg5 30. Bxg5 hxg5 31. Qe4 Qe8 32. a4 Re7 33. Bb5 Qc8 34. Qb4 Rc7 35. Qd2 f6 36. Qd8+ Qxd8 37. Rxd8+ Kf7 38. Kh2 Ke7 39. Re8+ Kd6 40. Kg3 Kd5 41. f3 Kc5 42. h4 gxh4+ 43. Kxh4 Nc4 44. Bxc4 Kxc4 45. Kh5 Kb3 46. a5 Rc5 47. Kg6 Rxa5 48. Re7 Ra2 49. g4 a5 50. Kxg7 Rf2 51. Kxf6 Rxf3 52. g5 a4 53. g6 a3 54. g7 Rg3 55. Kf7 a2 56. Ra7  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2812) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A04]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 Nf6 3. e5 Nh5 4. d4 d6 5. Be2 Nc6 6. O-O Bg7 7. exd6 exd6 8. Bg5 Nf6 9. Nc3 h6 10. Be3 O-O 11. h3 Ne7 12. Qd2 Nf5 13. Bf4 g5 14. Bh2 g4 15. hxg4 Nxg4 16. Bf4 Bd7 17. Rae1 Bc6 18. d5 Bd7 19. Bd3 Nh4 20. Nh2 Nxh2 21. Kxh2 Ng6 22. Bg3 Ne5 23. Kg1 f5 24. Ne2 h5 25. Bf4 h4 26. Bg5 Bf6 27. Bxf6 Qxf6 28. Qf4 Rae8 29. Nd4 Re7 30. Nf3 Rfe8 31. Re3 Rg7 32. Nh2 Rf8 33. Kh1 Ng6 34. Qb4 f4 35. Ree1 Ne5 36. Be4 h3 37. g3 Qh6 38. Qxb7 Bc8 39. Qxa7 Bf5 40. Bxf5 Rxf5 41. g4 Nxg4 42. Nxg4 Rxg4 43. Qxc7 Rf8 44. Qd7 Rg6 45. Rg1 Rg2 46. Qe6+ Qxe6 47. dxe6 f3 48. Re3 Kh7 49. Re4 Kg6 50. e7 Re8 51. Re3 Kg5 52. Rxf3 Rxg1+ 53. Kxg1 Rxe7 54. Rxh3 Re1+ 55. Kg2 Rb1 56. Rb3 Kf4 57. a4 Ra1 58. Ra3  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Aronian,L (2793) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 c5 3. d5 d6 4. Nc3 e5 5. Bd2 Be7 6. e4 O-O 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. Nf3 Ne8 9. a4 g6 10. Bh6 Ng7 11. Nd2 Kh8 12. h4 Nf6 13. h5 Nfxh5 14. Bxh5 Nxh5 15. Bxf8 Qxf8 16. g3 Nf6 17. Qe2 Kg7 18. Nc4 b6 19. a5 Ba6 20. axb6 axb6 21. O-O h5 22. Rxa6 Rxa6 23. Nxd6 Ra8 24. Nc4 Qb8 25. Rd1 b5 26. d6 bxc4 27. dxe7 Qc7 28. Qxc4 Qxe7 29. Nd5 Nxd5 30. Rxd5 Qf6 31. Qc3 h4 32. Qxe5 hxg3 33. fxg3 Ra2 34. Qxf6+ Kxf6 35. Rxc5 Rxb2 36. Kf2 Ke6 37. Ke3 f5 38. Kd4 fxe4 39. Kxe4 Rb4+ 40. c4 Rb3 41. g4 Rg3 42. Rc6+ Kf7 43. Kf4 Ra3 44. Kg5 Ra5+ 45. c5 Ra4 46. Rf6+ Ke7 47. Rxg6 Rc4 48. Rc6 Kd7 49. Rd6+ Ke7 50. Rd5 Ke6 51. Rf5 Ke7 52. Kh4 Ke6 53. Kh5 Rd4 54. Rf1 Rd5+ 55. g5 Rxc5 56. Kh6 Rc2 57. g6 Rh2+ 58. Kg7 Rg2 59. Kh7 Rh2+ 60. Kg8  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 b6 6. Bd3 Bb7 7. O-O c5 8. c3 d5 9. h3 Nc6 10. Qe2 Re8 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. e4 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 e6 15. Rfe1 Qb6 16. Rab1 Rad8 17. Bh2 a5 18. a4 c4 19. Bc2 Ba6 20. Ne5 Nxe4 21. Nxc6 Qxc6 22. Nxe4 dxe4 23. Bxe4 Qxa4 24. Ra1 Qb5 25. Bc7 Rc8 26. Rxa5 Qd7 27. Be5 Bxe5 28. Rxe5 Qc7 29. Qh5 Kg7 30. Bc2 Qb6 31. h4 Qxb2 32. hxg5 Qxc2 33. Qxh6+ Kg8 34. R1e4 Qd1+ 35. Kh2 Qd6 36. g6 Rc7 37. g7 f5 38. Qh8+ Kf7 39. Qxe8+ Kxg7 40. Re3 Rc8 41. Qxe6 Qxe6 42. Rxe6 Bb5 43. R6e5  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Giri,A (2771) [A45]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. e4 Be7 6. Qe2 Nxe4 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Nxe4 dxe4 9. Qe3 O-O 10. O-O-O Nd7 11. c6 Nf6 12. Bb5 a6 13. Be2 bxc6 14. Nh3 Rb8 15. Rd2 e5 16. c4 Qb4 17. Rhd1 Be6 18. Rc2 h6 19. Qc3 Qc5 20. Qe3 Qa5 21. Kb1 Rfd8 22. Rcd2 Rxd2 23. Qxd2 Qb6 24. Bf1 e3 25. fxe3 Ne4 26. Qc2 Qxe3 27. Ka1 Bg4 28. Rc1 Rd8 29. c5 Be6 30. Bxa6 Rd2 31. Qb1 Nxc5 32. Bc4 Bxc4 33. Rxc4 Nd3 34. Rc2 e4 35. a3 c5 36. Rxd2 Qxd2  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [C50]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 d6 4. O-O Be7 5. d4 Nf6 6. d5 Nb8 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. c4 Nc5 9. Nc3 Nxd3 10. Qxd3 O-O 11. Nd2 Nh5 12. g3 g6 13. b4 f5 14. Ba3 Bg5 15. c5 Bxd2 16. Qxd2 fxe4 17. Nxe4 Nf6 18. Nxf6+ Qxf6 19. f4 Bh3 20. Rf2 g5 21. f5 h5 22. Bc1 Bxf5 23. Qxg5+ Qxg5 24. Bxg5 Rae8 25. Raf1 Be4 26. Rxf8+ Rxf8 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8 28. Bd8 dxc5 29. bxc5 Bxd5 30. a3 c6 31. Bc7 e4 32. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – So,W (2812) [D38]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. Rd1 Rd8 10. Qc2 Bf8 11. a3 g6 12. Be2 Bg7 13. O-O a5 14. Nb5 Qe7 15. Rc1 dxc4 16. Bxc4 Bd7 17. Nxc7 Rac8 18. Nb5 e5 19. Qb3 a4 20. Qa2 Na5 21. Be2 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Nb3 23. Rd1 Be6 24. Qb1 Bf5 25. e4 exd4 26. exf5 Qxe2 27. Nc3 Qe7 28. Na2 gxf5 29. Nb4 Qe4 30. Nd3 Rc8 31. Re1 Qd5 32. Nh4 Qd7 33. Qd1 Bf6 34. Qh5 Bxh4 35. Qxh4 Re8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [C42]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Nxc6 Qxc6 7. Qe2+ Be7 8. Qb5 Bd7 9. Qxc6 Bxc6 10. f3 O-O-O 11. c3 h5 12. h4 Nd5 13. Kf2 Bd7 14. Nd2 c5 15. Nb3 cxd4 16. cxd4 b6 17. Bd2 Kb7 18. Bd3 Be6 19. g3 Rd7 20. Rhe1 Rhd8 21. Rac1 Nc7 22. Be4+ Bd5 23. Bf5 Ne6 24. Re5 g6 25. Rxd5 Rxd5 26. Be4 a5 27. Bc3 Ka6 28. Bxd5 Rxd5 29. Rd1 Kb5 30. Na1 Nc7 31. Nc2 Rd7 32. Ne3 Nd5 33. Nxd5 Rxd5 34. Ke3 Bd6 35. Ke4 Kc6 36. Rc1 f5+ 37. Kd3 Kd7 38. Kc4 Kc6 39. f4 b5+ 40. Kd3 Kb6 41. Re1 Bc7 42. b3 Kc6 43. Re7 Bb6 44. a4 b4 45. Bb2 Rd7 46. Re2 Bc7 47. Kc4 Rd6 48. Re5 Kd7 49. Rd5 Ke6 50. Rxd6+ Kxd6 51. d5 Bd8 52. Be5+ Kd7 53. Kb5 Be7 54. Kxa5 Bc5 55. Kb5 Bf2 56. a5 Bxg3 57. a6 Bf2 58. Kxb4 Kc8 59. Kb5 Bxh4 60. Kc6 Bf2 61. d6 Kd8  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Carlsen,M (2832) [E01]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nf3 c6 7. O-O O-O 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 Ne4 10. Bf4 g5 11. Be3 f5 12. Nc3 Nd6 13. b3 Bf6 14. Qc1 h6 15. h4 Nf7 16. hxg5 hxg5 17. Na4 Qe7 18. Nb2 b6 19. Nd3 Bb7 20. Rb1 a5 21. Nde5 Ndxe5 22. dxe5 Nxe5 23. Nxe5 Bxe5 24. Bxg5 Bf6 25. Bxf6 Rxf6 26. Qe3 Kf7 27. Qxb6 Ra6 28. Qe3 Ra8 29. Rd4 Rh8 30. cxd5 cxd5 31. Rc1 Rfh6 32. Qe5 Rc8 33. Rxc8 Bxc8 34. Rd3 Bd7 35. Rc3 Rh8 36. Qxh8  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Kramnik,V (2808) [C65]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 Nd4 6. Ba4 b5 7. Nxd4 bxa4 8. N4f3 d6 9. c3 Bd7 10. Nc4 O-O 11. Be3 Bb6 12. h3 Re8 13. O-O h6 14. Re1 Bb5 15. Nfd2 Qd7 16. Qf3 Qe6 17. b3 Bc6 18. Qg3 Rad8 19. Nxb6 axb6 20. c4 axb3 21. axb3 Ra8 22. Nf3 Nh5 23. Qh4 Qg6 24. Qg4 Qxg4 25. hxg4 Nf6 26. Nh2 Nd7 27. Nf1 Rxa1 28. Rxa1 Ra8 29. Rxa8+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Anand,V (2786) [B12]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. g4 Bd7 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 Ne7 7. Qd2 h5 8. g5 g6 9. Bd3 Na6 10. a3 Nc7 11. Nge2 Nf5 12. Bxf5 exf5 13. Nf4 Be7 14. h4 Ne6 15. Nce2 a5 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Nf4 Qb6 18. O-O O-O 19. a4 Qa6 20. b3 b5 21. Qe2 Rfc8 22. axb5 cxb5 23. Ra2 a4 24. bxa4 bxa4 25. Qxa6 Rxa6 26. Rb1 Kf8 27. Rb5 a3 28. Rb3 Ke8 29. Bc1 Ra4 30. c3 Rca8 31. Nd3 Kd7 32. Nb4 Bxb4 33. cxb4 Kc6 34. b5+ Kb7 35. Rbxa3 Rxa3 36. Bxa3 f4 37. Kg2 Bg4 38. Ra1 Ra5 39. b6 Ra4 40. Bb2 Rxa1 41. Bxa1 Kxb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Giri,A (2771) [D17]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nxc4 Nb6 8. Ne5 a5 9. h4 e6 10. f3 h6 11. e4 Bh7 12. Be3 Nfd7 13. Nd3 Bd6 14. Bf2 O-O 15. Qb3 Qe7 16. g4 Kh8 17. Be2 f5 18. gxf5 exf5 19. e5 Bb4 20. Kf1 f4 21. Nxb4 axb4 22. Ne4 Nd5 23. Nd6 Qe6 24. Kg1 Nxe5 25. dxe5 Qxe5 26. Ne4 Rae8 27. Re1 Re6 28. Bd3 Ne3 29. Rh2 Rg6+ 30. Kh1 Qh5 31. Rh3 Rg3 32. Rxg3 fxg3  0 – 1 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Carlsen,M (2832) [B23]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d3 Nc6 7. O-O O-O 8. h3 e5 9. f4 Nd4 10. f5 b5 11. Nxd4 cxd4 12. Ne2 d5 13. g4 dxe4 14. Ng3 Rb8 15. g5 e3 16. gxf6 Bxf6 17. Be4 Bg5 18. b4 Rb6 19. a4 Kh8 20. Bb2 Bf4 21. Qg4 h5 22. Qf3 gxf5 23. Nxf5 Qg5+ 24. Qg2 Rg8 25. Nxd4 Qxg2+ 26. Bxg2 Rbg6 27. Rxf4 Rxg2+ 28. Kh1 exf4 29. axb5 Kh7  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [B07]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. b3 a5 10. Bb2 b6 11. Nd5 Bb7 12. Re1 Re8 13. Qd2 Nb4 14. Rad1 c6 15. Ne3 Qxd2 16. Rxd2 Bh6 17. a3 Na6 18. Rd6 Bxe3 19. fxe3 Ng4 20. Nc1 Nc5 21. h3 Nh6 22. g4 f6 23. Rxf6 Rad8 24. Ref1 Rd2 25. g5 Rxc2 26. Bxe5 Ba6 27. Rd1 Nf7 28. Bf4 Ne5 29. b4 axb4 30. axb4 Ncd7 31. Rfd6 Bc4 32. R6d2 Rxd2 33. Rxd2 Ra8 34. Ne2 Ra2 35. Rxa2 Bxa2 36. h4 Kf7 37. Nd4 c5 38. bxc5 bxc5 39. Nb5 Ke7 40. Nc3 Be6 41. Kf2 c4 42. Bf1 Nd3+ 43. Kf3 N7e5+ 44. Bxe5 Nxe5+ 45. Kf4 Nd7 46. e5 Nc5 47. e4 Kd8 48. Ke3 Nb3 49. Be2 Kd7 50. Nd5 Na5 51. Bd1 Kc6 52. Kd4 Bf7 53. Ba4+ Kb7 54. Bd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Aronian,L (2793) [C84]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. Nbd2 d4 11. Nb3 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13. cxd4 exd4 14. Bf4 Bb4 15. Nbd2 Qd7 16. a3 Be7 17. g4 Nxg4 18. hxg4 Qxg4+ 19. Bg3 f5 20. Bb3+ Kh8 21. Be6 Bd6 22. Kg2 Ne7 23. Rh1 Rf6 24. Ng5 Qxg5 25. Rxh5 Qg6 26. exf5 Nxf5 27. Bxf5 Rxf5 28. Rxf5 Qxf5 29. Qf3 Qc8 30. Bxd6 cxd6 31. Rc1 Qe8 32. Ne4 d5 33. Ng3 Qe6 34. Qf5 Qg8 35. Rc7 Re8 36. Nh5 Re6 37. Nxg7 Rg6+ 38. Kf1  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A48]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2017-07-01
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. c3 Bf5 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Rfe1 e5 12. Bc4 d5 13. Bxd5 Nxd5 14. e4 N7b6 15. exf5 Qxf5 16. dxe5 Bxe5 17. Nxe5 Rxe5 18. Bg3 Nf4 19. Nf3 Ne2+ 20. Rxe2 Rxe2 21. Nd4 Rae8 22. Nxe2 Rxe2 23. Rd1 Nd5 24. Qxb7 Rd2 25. Rf1 Nf4 26. Bxf4 Qxf4 27. g3 Qe5 28. a4 a5 29. b4 Qxc3 30. Qa8+ Kg7 31. Qxa5 Rb2 32. Qc5 Qxb4 33. Qxc7 Qd4 34. a5 Ra2 35. Qb6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Kramnik,V (2808) [A14]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. Nc3 Bd6 12. a5 Bxf4 13. gxf4 Nd5 14. e3 Nxc3 15. Qxc3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 c6 17. Kh1 Qe7 18. Rg1 g6 19. Rg5 Rad8 20. Rag1 Nf6 21. b4 Nd5 22. Qc5 Qf6 23. Be4 Kh8 24. R1g3 Rfe8 25. Re5 Ne7 26. Reg5 h6 27. Rh3 Kg7 28. Rg1 Nf5 29. Qe5 Qxe5 30. fxe5 Nxd4 31. exd4 Rxd4 32. Re3 Red8 33. Rb1 Rc4 34. Rd3 Rxd3 35. Bxd3 Rd4 36. Rb3 Rd5 37. Kg2 Rxe5 38. Kf3 f5 39. Bc2 Kf6 40. Rd3 Rb5 41. Rd4 c5 42. bxc5 Rxc5 43. Ba4 Rxa5 44. Be8 g5 45. Rd7 Ra3+ 46. Kg2 Rb3 47. Rh7 b5 48. Bd7 Rd3 49. Bc8 Rd6 50. Ra7 b4 51. Rxa6 Rxa6 52. Bxa6 b3 53. Kf3 g4+ 54. Ke3 b2 55. Bd3 Kg5 56. f4+ gxf3 57. Kxf3 e5 58. Ke3 e4 59. Bc2 Kg4 60. Kf2 Kf4 61. Ke2 Ke5 62. Kd2 Kd4 63. Bb1 f4 64. Ke2 Ke5 65. Bc2 Kd4 66. Bb1 e3 67. Bh7 Kc3 68. Bb1 Kb3 69. Kf3 Kc4 70. Ke2 Kc3 71. Bh7 Kd4 72. Bb1 Ke5 73. Kf3 Kf6 74. h4 Ke5 75. Bc2 Kd4 76. Bb1 Kc4 77. Ke2 Kc3 78. Bh7 Kb4 79. Bb1 Kb3 80. Kf3 Kc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [B90]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h4 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 h6 10. Be3 b6 11. Bc4 Bb7 12. f3 Nh5 13. Bf2 Ndf6 14. g3 Qc7 15. Qe2 O-O 16. O-O-O Rfc8 17. Nd2 b5 18. Bb3 b4 19. Nd5 Nxd5 20. exd5 Bxd5 21. Kb1 Bxb3 22. Nxb3 Qc4 23. Qd2 Qc6 24. Qe2 Rc7 25. a5 Rac8 26. Rd2 Qc4 27. Qd1 Qe6 28. Re1 Rc4 29. g4 Nf4 30. Nd4 Qd7 31. Nf5 Qb7 32. Bg3 Ne6 33. Bxe5 dxe5 34. Rd7 R8c7 35. Nxe7+ Kh7 36. Qd3+ e4 37. Rxc7 Rxc7 38. Rxe4 g6 39. Rxe6 Rxe7 40. Rxe7 Qxe7 41. Qxa6 Qxh4 42. Qc4 Qe1+ 43. Ka2 b3+ 44. Kxb3 Qxa5 45. Qxf7+ Kh8 46. Qxg6 Qd5+ 47. Kb4 Qd4+ 48. Ka3 Qa7+ 49. Kb3 Qb7+ 50. Kc4 Qxb2 51. Qxh6+ Kg8 52. Qg6+ Kh8 53. Qe4 Qa2+ 54. Kd4 Qa7+ 55. Ke5 Qe7+ 56. Kd4 Qa7+ 57. Kd3 Qa6+ 58. Qc4 Qg6+ 59. Ke2 Qf7 60. Qd4+ Kg8 61. c4 Qe6+ 62. Kd2 Qa6 63. c5 Qa2+ 64. Ke3 Qe6+ 65. Kf4 Qf7+ 66. Kg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – So,W (2812) [D00]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qb3 Nf6 6. Nd2 c4 7. Qc2 Nh5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Be2 Ng7 11. Bg3 Bf5 12. Qc1 e6 13. Ngf3 Qa5 14. e4 Bh7 15. O-O Be7 16. Re1 O-O 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 f6 19. Bg3 Rfe8 20. h4 b5 21. b4 Qd8 22. a4 a5 23. axb5 axb4 24. Rxa8 Qxa8 25. exd5 exd5 26. Bf3 Qd8 27. hxg5 hxg5 28. b6 bxc3 29. Qxc3 Qxb6 30. Bxd5+ Kf8 31. Nxc4 Qb5 32. Ne3 Rd8 33. Qc7 Qd7 34. Qa5 Nh5 35. Bc7 Rc8 36. Bh2 Nf4 37. Bxf4 gxf4 38. Nc4 Qf5 39. Qa7 Qxd5 40. Qxe7+ Kg8 41. Nb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [D10]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bf5 6. e3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfc1 Qd7 12. h3 Rfc8 13. Ne2 Ne7 14. Rxc8+ Rxc8 15. Rc1 Rxc1+ 16. Nxc1 Qc8 17. Qc3 Qxc3 18. Bxc3 Nd7 19. Kf1 f6 20. Ne1 Kf7 21. Nc2 Nc8 22. Bb4 Bxb4 23. Nxb4 Nd6 24. Nbd3 Ke7 25. Ke2 Nb8 26. Ne1 Nd7 27. Nc2 Nb8 28. Nd3 Nd7 29. Nc1 Nb8 30. Nd3 Nd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – Anand,V (2786) [C50]
GCT Blitz YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2017-07-01
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 h6 8. Re1 Ba7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. b4 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 a5 15. Rb1 axb4 16. cxb4 d5 17. b5 Nd4 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. Nxd5 Qxd5 20. Nxd4 Qxd4 21. Re4 Qd5 22. Rc1 c6 23. bxc6 Rxc6 24. Rxc6 Qxc6 25. h3 b5 26. axb5 Qxb5 27. Re1 Rd8 28. Qe2 f6 29. Qa2+ Qd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Wesley So wins the Grand Chess Tour Rapid YourNextMove 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on July 1, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2812 14
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 12
3 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 11
4 Giri, Anish NED 2771 10
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 9
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 9
7 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 9
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 8
9 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 7
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 1

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – So, Wesley (2812) [A35]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.1), 2017-06-30
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. a3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 a6 8. O-O b5 9. Ba2 Bb7 10. h3 Qc7 11. Qe2 Rd8 12. Rd1 Be7 13. d5 exd5 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bxd5 O-O 16. e4 Na5 17. Bd2 Bxd5 18. Bxa5 Qxa5 19. Rxd5 c4 20. Nd4 Qb6 21. Rd1 g6 22. a4 Bf6 23. Nf3 Rxd5 24. exd5 Rd8 25. axb5 Qxb5 26. d6 Bxb2 27. Qe7 Qd7 28. Rd5 Ba3 29. Qf6 Bxd6 30. Ng5 Bh2+ 31. Kxh2 Qxd5 32. Nxf7 Qxf7 33. Qxd8+ Kg7 34. Qd4+ Kf8 35. Qd8+ Qe8 36. Qd6+ Qe7 37. Qf4+ Qf7 38. Qd6+ Kg8 39. Qd8+ Qf8 40. Qd5+ Qf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [E91]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.2), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O Re8 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bc1 Nd7 11. h3 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Ngf6 13. Be3 b6 14. Qd2 h5 15. Bh6 Bb7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Qe3 Nc5 18. e5 dxe5 19. Qxe5 Qd6 20. Qxd6 exd6 21. Rfd1 d5 22. cxd5 Nxd5 23. Nxd5 Bxd5 24. Bxh5 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 gxh5 26. Rd2 Kf6 27. Rad1 Re4 28. b4 Ne6 29. Nxe6 fxe6 30. Rd4 Rxd4 31. Rxd4 Rc8 32. a4 a5 33. Rd6 Rc4 34. Rxb6 Rxb4 35. Rxb4 axb4 36. a5 b3 37. a6 b2 38. a7 b1=Q 39. a8=Q Qg6+ 40. Kh2 Qf5 41. Qh8+ Ke7 42. Qd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B90]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.3), 2017-06-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Qd3 Nd7 12. O-O-O g6 13. Kb1 Rc8 14. Nec3 Bh6 15. h4 Nc5 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. f3 Ne6 18. Qf2 Rc5 19. g4 hxg4 20. fxg4 Bg5 21. Bb5 Bf4 22. Bxd7+ Kxd7 23. Na4 Rc6 24. Qa7 Ke8 25. Qxb7 Rc4 26. Nab6 Rd4 27. h5 gxh5 28. gxh5 Rxh5 29. c3 Rxd1+ 30. Rxd1 Kf8 31. Rg1 Nc5 32. Qc6 Rg5 33. Rh1 Kg7 34. Nc4 Nxe4 35. Nxf4 Ng3 36. Ne6+ fxe6 37. Qb7+ Kf6 38. Rh7 Qf8 39. Nxd6 Kg6 40. a3 Nf5 41. Nc4 Ng3 42. Ka2 e4 43. Rh3 Kf5 44. Qh7+ Kf4 45. Qc7+ e5 46. Rh7 Rf5 47. Qb6 Qg8 48. Qf2+ Kg4 49. Rg7+ Qxg7 50. Ne3+ Kh5 51. Qh2+ Kg6 52. Qxg3+ Rg5 53. Qh4 Qf7+ 54. c4 Qf4 55. Qh3 Qf3 56. Qe6+ Kh5 57. Qe8+ Kh4 58. Qh8+ Kg3 59. Nd5 Qd3 60. Qf6 Qxc4+ 61. Ka1 Qc1+ 62. Ka2 Qc4+ 63. Ka1 Qxd5 64. Qxg5+ Kf3 65. Qh5+ Ke3 66. Qh3+ Kd2 67. Qg2+ Kd3 68. Qf1+ Kc2 69. Qf2+ Qd2 70. Qc5+ Kd1 71. Qxe5 e3 72. Qh5+ e2 73. Ka2 Qd4 74. Qf3 a5 75. Kb1 a4 76. Ka1 Kd2 77. Qg2 Qe5 78. Ka2 Ke3 79. Qg1+ Kf3 80. Qe1 Qd5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [E18]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.4), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 f5 9. Qc2 Nxc3 10. Qxc3 Bf6 11. Rad1 Nc6 12. Qe3 Ne7 13. Bc3 Qe8 14. Ne1 Bxg2 15. Nxg2 Ng6 16. Qd3 Rd8 17. e4 fxe4 18. Qxe4 d5 19. cxd5 exd5 20. Qc2 Qd7 21. Rd3 Rfe8 22. Qd1 Re4 23. f3 Re7 24. Bb4 Ree8 25. Bc3 c5 26. f4 c4 27. Re3 Ne7 28. g4 Nc6 29. g5 Rxe3 30. Nxe3 Re8 31. Nxc4 Bxd4+ 32. Bxd4 dxc4 33. Bc3 Qf5 34. Re1 Rxe1+ 35. Qxe1 Kf7 36. Qd1 Qe4 37. Qd7+ Ne7 38. Qxa7 Qe3+ 39. Kg2 Qe2+ 40. Kg1 Qe3+ 41. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [D53]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7.5), 2017-06-30
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Rc1 b6 8. Bxf6 Bxf6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. g3 c6 11. Bh3 Bb7 12. Nge2 Re8 13. O-O Na6 14. Nf4 Qd6 15. Qf3 Rad8 16. Rfd1 Nc7 17. Bf5 g6 18. Bb1 Bg7 19. h4 Qf6 20. Kg2 c5 21. Nce2 Qe7 22. b3 Ba8 23. Kg1 c4 24. Kg2 b5 25. Rh1 Rd6 26. g4 b4 27. Ng3 Ne6 28. h5 Nxf4+ 29. exf4 Bxd4 30. hxg6 fxg6 31. Rce1 Qxe1 32. Rxe1 Rxe1 33. f5 Rf6 34. g5 hxg5 35. Qg4 Be5 36. fxg6 Bxg3 37. Qc8+ Rf8 38. Qd7 d4+ 39. f3 Bxf3+ 40. Kxg3 Rg1+ 41. Kh2 Rg2+ 42. Kh1 Rb2+ 43. Kg1 Rxb1+ 44. Kh2 Rh1+  0 – 1 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [A07]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.1), 2017-06-30
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. O-O e6 5. c4 dxc4 6. a4 Nd7 7. Na3 Bxa3 8. Rxa3 Ngf6 9. Nh4 O-O 10. Nxf5 exf5 11. Qc2 Re8 12. Re3 Qa5 13. Qxc4 Nb6 14. Qc2 Ng4 15. Rxe8+ Rxe8 16. e3 Nxa4 17. b3 Nb6 18. Bb2 Qb5 19. h3 Nf6 20. Ra1 Ne4 21. d3 Nf6 22. Rxa7 Nc8 23. Ra4 Nd5 24. Qc4 Nc7 25. Qc3 Ne6 26. Ra5 Qb6 27. Rxf5 Nd6 28. Rg5 Kf8 29. Rh5 Nb5 30. Qb4+ Kg8 31. Qe4 h6 32. Qg4 Qa5 33. Rxh6 Qe1+ 34. Bf1 Nc3 35. Bxc3 Qxc3 36. Rh4 Qxb3 37. Qh5 Kf8 38. Qe5 Ke7 39. Re4 Ra8 40. Qxg7 Qd1 41. Qg5+ Kd7 42. Qf6 Ra1 43. Qxf7+ Kd8 44. Qf6+ Kc7 45. Qe5+ Kb6 46. Qxa1 Qxa1 47. Rxe6 Kc7 48. d4 b5 49. Re7+ Kd6 50. Rb7 Qa8 51. Rg7 b4 52. Bc4 Qa3 53. Rb7 Qc1+ 54. Bf1 Qb1 55. h4 c5 56. dxc5+ Kxc5 57. h5 Kc6 58. Rb8 b3 59. h6 b2 60. h7 Qxh7 61. Rxb2 Qg7 62. Rd2 Qa1 63. Kg2 Kc5 64. Rd4 Qa8+ 65. Kg1 Qa1 66. g4 Qb1 67. g5 Qf5 68. Bg2 Qg6 69. Kh2 Qh5+ 70. Kg1 Qg6 71. Rd5+ Kc6 72. Kh2 Kc7 73. Kg3 Qc2 74. e4 Qc3+ 75. Bf3 Qg7 76. Bg2 Qc3+ 77. Kg4 Qb2 78. Rf5 Kd6 79. g6 Ke7 80. Bh3 Qe2+ 81. f3 Qb2 82. Kg5 Qc1+ 83. f4 Qa1 84. e5 Qa8 85. Rf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B51]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.2), 2017-06-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 b5 6. Re1 Bb7 7. a4 b4 8. Bc4 Ngf6 9. d3 e6 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. Nf1 O-O 12. Ng3 d5 13. Ba2 dxe4 14. dxe4 Qc7 15. Qe2 a5 16. Bc4 Bc6 17. e5 Bxf3 18. gxf3 Nd5 19. f4 N7b6 20. f5 exf5 21. Nxf5 g6 22. Nh6+ Kg7 23. Ng4 g5 24. Bd3 c4 25. Be4 Rad8 26. Qf3 f5 27. Bxf5 Nf4 28. Qe4 Nbd5 29. Bxf4 Nxf4 30. Rad1 Rxd1 31. Rxd1 Rd8 32. Re1 c3 33. b3 h5 34. Ne3 Bc5 35. e6 Rd2 36. Qf3 g4 37. Bxg4 hxg4 38. Qxg4+ Kh7 39. e7 Qxe7 40. Qxf4 Qe6 41. Qc7+ Qe7 42. Qxe7+ Bxe7 43. Nc4 Rxc2 44. Rxe7+ Kg6 45. Kg2 Rc1 46. Nxa5 Rb1 47. Rc7 Kf5 48. Rc4 Ke6 49. Nc6 Rxb3 50. Nxb4  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [A20]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.3), 2017-06-30
1. c4 e5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nge2 c6 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 Bc7 7. d4 O-O 8. d5 d6 9. Ng3 a5 10. Rb1 axb4 11. axb4 Nbd7 12. Bd3 c5 13. b5 Ba5 14. Bb2 Re8 15. O-O Nf8 16. Qc2 Ng6 17. Nce4 Ng4 18. h3 Nh6 19. Nh5 f5 20. Neg3 Nh4 21. f4 g6 22. e4 gxh5 23. exf5 e4 24. Bxe4 Rxe4 25. Qxe4 Bxf5 26. Nxf5 N4xf5 27. Ra1 b6 28. g4 hxg4 29. hxg4 Nd4 30. Bxd4 cxd4 31. g5 Nf7 32. Rf3 Bd2 33. Rxa8 Qxa8 34. Qxd4 Bb4 35. Qe4 Qa2 36. Kh1 Bc5 37. Rf1 Qd2 38. Qf3 Qc2 39. Re1 Qxc4 40. Kg2 Qxb5 41. Re7 Qb2+ 42. Kg3 Qd4 43. Re4 Qg1+ 44. Kh3 h6 45. Re6 hxg5 46. Rg6+ Kf8 47. fxg5 Qe3 48. Rf6 Qxf3+ 49. Rxf3 Kg7 50. Kh4 b5 51. Kh5 b4 52. Rf1 Bd4 53. Rf4 Bc5 54. Rf1 Ne5 55. Ra1 Nd3 56. Rd1 Nf4+ 57. Kg4 Ne2 58. Re1 Nc3 59. Re7+ Kf8 60. Rb7 Nxd5 61. g6 Ne7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Giri, Anish (2771) [A45]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.4), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 Qb6 6. Ngf3 Nc6 7. Bxf6 gxf6 8. Nb3 Bg4 9. c3 e6 10. Be2 O-O-O 11. O-O Rg8 12. Nh4 f5 13. f3 Bh3 14. f4 Qc7 15. Kh1 Be7 16. gxh3 Bxh4 17. Nc5 Be7 18. Nd3 Bd6 19. Bh5 Rg7 20. Qf3 Rdg8 21. Rg1 Rxg1+ 22. Rxg1 Rxg1+ 23. Kxg1 Qe7 24. Qg3 Qf8 25. Kf1 Ne7 26. h4 Ng6 27. Bf3 Kd7 28. h5 Nxf4 29. Ne5+ Bxe5 30. dxe5 Nd3 31. Bxd5 exd5 32. Qxd3 Ke6 33. Qe3 b6 34. Qg5 Qh8 35. Qh6+ Kxe5 36. Qe3+ Kd6 37. Qh6+ Kd7 38. Qf4 Ke6 39. Qh6+ Qf6 40. Qxh7 Qg5 41. h6 Qc1+ 42. Ke2 Qxb2+ 43. Kd3 Qb1+ 44. Kd2 Qxa2+ 45. Kc1 Qa3+ 46. Kc2 Qa4+ 47. Kb2 Qb5+ 48. Kc1 Qf1+ 49. Kb2 Qe2+ 50. Ka3 Qa6+ 51. Kb2 Qb5+ 52. Kc1 d4 53. cxd4 Qc4+ 54. Kb1 Qd3+ 55. Ka2 Qc2+ 56. Ka1 Qc3+ 57. Ka2 Qd2+ 58. Kb1 Qd3+ 59. Ka2 Qe2+ 60. Kb3 Qf3+ 61. Ka2 Qg2+ 62. Kb3 Qf3+ 63. Ka2 Qe2+ 64. Kb1 Qd1+ 65. Ka2 Qa4+ 66. Kb1 Qb3+ 67. Ka1 Qd1+ 68. Ka2 Qd2+ 69. Kb1 Qb4+ 70. Ka2 Qc4+ 71. Kb1 Qb5+ 72. Ka2 Qe2+ 73. Kb3 Qb5+ 74. Kc3 Qc6+ 75. Kb3 Qf3+ 76. Ka2 Qf2+ 77. Kb3 Qxd4 78. Qg7 Qe3+ 79. Ka4 Qe4+ 80. Kb3 Qd3+ 81. Kb2 Qe2+ 82. Ka3 Qe3+ 83. Ka2 Qf2+ 84. Kb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [B66]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8.5), 2017-06-30
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Be3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b5 11. f3 Qa5 12. Kb1 b4 13. Ne2 e5 14. Bf2 Be6 15. Nc1 Rb8 16. Qe2 Ra8 17. g4 Be7 18. h4 O-O 19. Bh3 Qc7 20. g5 Nh5 21. Bxe6 fxe6 22. Nd3 a5 23. gxh6 g6 24. Rhg1 Kh7 25. Be3 Rf7 26. f4 exf4 27. Qg4 Rg8 28. Nxf4 Nxf4 29. Bxf4 e5 30. Be3 Qc8 31. Qe2 Rgf8 32. b3 Rf3 33. Bg5 Bxg5 34. hxg5 a4 35. Rgf1 Rxf1 36. Rxf1 Qg4 37. Qc4 Rxf1+ 38. Qxf1 Qxg5 39. bxa4 Qe3 40. a5 Qc5 41. a6 Kxh6 42. Qh3+ Kg5 43. Qg3+ Kf6 44. Qh4+ Ke6 45. Qg5 Kd7 46. Qxg6 Kc6 47. Qg7 Kb6 48. Qb7+ Ka5 49. a4 bxa3 50. a7 a2+ 51. Ka1  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – So, Wesley (2812) [D56]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.1), 2017-06-30
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Qc2 Nxc3 11. Qxc3 Nd7 12. Be2 dxc4 13. Qxc4 e5 14. O-O exd4 15. Nxd4 Nb6 16. Qc5 Qxc5 17. Rxc5 Rd8 18. Rfc1 Be6 19. a3 Kf8 20. f3 Rd6 21. Kf2 Rad8 22. b4 a6 23. h4 Nd5 24. Bc4 Nc7 25. Be2 Nd5 26. Rd1 g6 27. g4 Bc8 28. Rcc1 Re8 29. Nc2 Rde6 30. e4 Nc3 31. Re1 Rf6 32. Kg3 Rd6 33. Bf1 g5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A15]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.2), 2017-06-30
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 g6 4. b3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Bg7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. d4 cxd4 9. Qxd4 Nc6 10. Qc3 Rc8 11. Rd1 Qc7 12. Qe1 Qb8 13. Nc3 Rfd8 14. Rac1 e6 15. Ng5 h6 16. Nge4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 Ne7 18. Ba3 Nf5 19. Bxf5 gxf5 20. Be7 Re8 21. Bd6 Qa8 22. Nb5 Ba6 23. Nc7 Rxc7 24. Bxc7 Qc6 25. Bd6 Bb7 26. f3 e5 27. Qd2 e4 28. Qd5 Qc8 29. Qxf5 exf3 30. exf3 Re2 31. Qd3 Qe8 32. Bf4 Qe7 33. Rf1 Qc5+ 34. Kh1 Rxa2 35. Rce1 Qh5 36. Re2 Rxe2 37. Qxe2 Bc6 38. Kg2 b5 39. cxb5 Bxb5 40. Qe8+ Kh7 41. Rc1 Qd5 42. Qe4+ Qxe4 43. fxe4 Bc6 44. Rc4 Kg6 45. g4 h5 46. g5 a6 47. Kf3 f6 48. gxf6 Bxf6 49. Rc2 Kf7 50. Ke3 Bd8 51. Kd4 Ke6 52. Rg2 Bf6+ 53. Kd3 d5 54. e5 Bb5+ 55. Kc3 Bh4 56. Rg7 Bf2 57. Rg5 h4 58. Kd2 Bc5 59. Rg6+ Kf5 60. Rf6+ Ke4 61. e6 d4 62. Bh6 Be7 63. Rf7 Bb4+ 64. Kd1 Ke5 65. e7 Ke6 66. Rf4 Bxe7 67. Rxd4 Bf6 68. Rd2 Be5 69. Rf2 Bc6 70. Bf4 Bd4 71. Rd2 Bc5 72. Rc2 Kd5 73. Ke2 Bd7 74. Rd2+ Kc6 75. Kf3 Be6 76. Rd3 Kb5 77. Ke4 h3 78. Ke5 Bg4 79. Rg3 Bd7 80. Be3 Ba3 81. Bd2 Bc5 82. Rg5 Kc6 83. Rg6+ Kb5 84. Rh6 Bb6 85. Kd6 Bg4 86. Rh4 Bc5+ 87. Kc7 Be6 88. Rh5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C45]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.3), 2017-06-30
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 Qf6 6. Qf3 dxc6 7. Nc3 Be6 8. Qg3 O-O-O 9. Be3 Bxe3 10. Qxe3 Kb8 11. f4 Qe7 12. Bd3 Nh6 13. O-O-O f6 14. g3 Nf7 15. Rhe1 Rhe8 16. a3 h6 17. Be2 Rxd1+ 18. Bxd1 Nd6 19. e5 Nc4 20. exf6 Qxf6 21. Qc5 Rd8 22. Be2 Nd6 23. Bd3 Qf7 24. b3 Bd7 25. Re5 b6 26. Qe3 Qf6 27. Ne4 Qf8 28. Nxd6 cxd6 29. Re7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [A13]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.4), 2017-06-30
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Qc2 c5 4. a3 Bxc3 5. Qxc3 Qf6 6. Qxf6 Nxf6 7. b4 b6 8. Nf3 Nc6 9. Rb1 d6 10. e3 e5 11. bxc5 bxc5 12. d3 Bf5 13. e4 Bg4 14. Be2 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Ke7 16. Be3 Rhb8 17. Kd2 Rb6 18. Rb5 Ne8 19. Rhb1 Rab8 20. Bd1 Nc7 21. Rxb6 axb6 22. f4 exf4 23. Bxf4 Ne6 24. Be3 Ne5 25. a4 Nc6 26. Kc3 f6 27. Bg4 Ned4 28. Bd1 Kd8 29. Rb2 Kc7 30. Rf2 h5 31. g3 Rh8 32. h4 Kb7 33. Rg2 Rh7 34. Rf2 Kc7 35. Rf1 Kb7 36. Rf2 Ka6 37. Rf1 Kb7 38. Rf2 Rh8 39. Rf1 Kc7 40. Rf2 Ra8 41. Rf1 Kd8 42. Rf2 Kd7 43. Rb2 Ra6 44. Rg2 Ke7 45. g4 hxg4 46. Rxg4 Ne6 47. h5 Ra8 48. Rg2 Ne5 49. Rb2 Nd7 50. Rg2 Rh8 51. Ra2 Ne5 52. Rb2 Nd7 53. Ra2 Ra8 54. Rg2 Rh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [C10]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9.5), 2017-06-30
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ng3 g6 9. c4 Bg7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 b6 12. b4 Bb7 13. Bb2 Qc8 14. a4 Rd8 15. Rac1 c5 16. dxc5 bxc5 17. b5 a5 18. Ne5 Nb6 19. Bc2 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Qc7 21. Bb3 Rd8 22. Rxd8+ Qxd8 23. Bc3 Nfd7 24. Qd2 Bxe5 25. Bxe5 Bxg2 26. Bc3 Qa8 27. f4 Bh3 28. Bxa5 e5 29. Bxb6 Nxb6 30. fxe5 Nd7 31. Qd5 Qa5 32. Kf2 Qb4 33. Bd1 Be6 34. Qe4 Nb6 35. Qd3 Kg7 36. Ne2 Nxc4 37. Qc3 Nb2 38. Qxb4 cxb4 39. b6 Bd5 40. Bb3 Bb7 41. Ke3 h5 42. Nd4 h4 43. a5 h3 44. Nb5 g5 45. Nd6 g4 46. Nxb7 g3 47. Nc5 gxh2 48. Bd5 Nd1+ 49. Kd2  1 – 0 (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour Rapid YourNextMove 2017 Round 4 – 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 29, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2812 10
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 8
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 8
4 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 7
5 Giri, Anish NED 2771 7
6 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 6
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 5
8 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 5
9 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 4
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 0

So,W (2812) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [E70]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-06-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Be2 c6 6. Be3 d5 7. e5 Ne8 8. h4 dxc4 9. h5 c5 10. hxg6 hxg6 11. dxc5 Qxd1+ 12. Rxd1 Bxe5 13. Nf3 Bxc3+ 14. bxc3 Nc6 15. Bxc4 Bg4 16. Rh6 e6 17. Rd7 Bxf3 18. gxf3 Ne5 19. Bd4 Nxf3+ 20. Ke2 Nxd4+ 21. cxd4 Ng7 22. Bd3 Rab8 23. Rh1 Rfd8 24. Rxd8+ Rxd8 25. Rb1 Rd7 26. Ke3 Kf8 27. a4 e5 28. dxe5 Ne6 29. c6 bxc6 30. Bc4 Ke7 31. Rb8 Nd4 32. f4 Nf5+ 33. Kf3 Nd4+ 34. Ke4 Nf5 35. Kf3 c5 36. Rc8 Nd4+ 37. Ke3 Nc2+ 38. Kf3 Ne1+ 39. Kg4 Ng2 40. Bb5 Rd8 41. Rc7+ Kf8 42. Kg5 Rd4 43. Kh6 Rd8 44. Bc4 Rd4 45. Bb5 Rd8 46. Bc4 Rd4 47. Bxf7 Nxf4 48. Rxa7 c4 49. Kg5 Nd5 50. Bxd5 Rxd5 51. Kf6 Kg8 52. Kxg6 Kf8 53. Kf6 Kg8 54. e6 Rc5 55. Ra8+ Kh7 56. e7 Rc6+ 57. Kf5  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Carlsen,M (2832) [B10]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-06-29
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Bf5 6. Nxf6+ gxf6 7. d3 Nd7 8. g3 Ne5 9. Nxe5 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qxe5 11. Qxe5 fxe5 12. Bg2 h5 13. O-O h4 14. Rae1 f6 15. f4 hxg3 16. hxg3 exf4 17. Rxf4 Bh6 18. Rh4 Bg7 19. Rb4 Bc8 20. d4 Bf8 21. Rc4 Bh3 22. Bf3 Rd8 23. d5 cxd5 24. Rc7 Rd7 25. Rxd7 Bxd7 26. Bxd5 b6 27. c4 e5 28. b4 Ke7 29. c5 Be6 30. Bf3 Bh6 31. Bxh6 Rxh6 32. cxb6 axb6 33. a4 Rh7 34. Rc1 f5 35. Rc6 Bd7 36. Rxb6 Bxa4 37. b5 Rh8 38. Bd5 Rc8 39. Re6+ Kd7 40. Rxe5 Bxb5 41. Rxf5 Rc1+ 42. Kg2 Kd6 43. Be4 Bd7 44. Rf2 Ke5 45. Bf3 Bf5 46. g4 Rc2 47. gxf5 Rxf2+ 48. Kxf2 Kxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A48]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-06-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Bd3 Qe8 7. O-O e5 8. c3 h6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. a4 a5 11. Qc2 Bg7 12. Nc4 Nc6 13. Rfe1 f5 14. e4 f4 15. dxe5 dxe5 16. h3 Qe7 17. Be2 Be6 18. Rad1 g5 19. Rd5 Rad8 20. Rb5 b6 21. Ncxe5 Nxe5 22. Nxe5 Bxe5 23. Rxe5 Qd6 24. Rb5 Qd2 25. Qxd2 Rxd2 26. b4 axb4 27. cxb4 Ra8 28. Re5 Kf7 29. Bg4 Bxg4 30. hxg4 Rxa4 31. Rc1 c6 32. g3 Raa2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian,L (2793) – Anand,V (2786) [A21]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-06-29
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. b4 Bd4 5. Rb1 c6 6. e3 Bb6 7. Nxb6 axb6 8. Nf3 e4 9. Nd4 Nf6 10. d3 d5 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. a3 O-O 13. dxe4 Qxe4 14. Bb2 Nbd7 15. Nf3 Qe7 16. Qd4 Re8 17. Bd3 Nf8 18. Qc3 Bg4 19. Ne5 Bh5 20. O-O Rad8 21. Qb3 N8d7 22. Nc4 b5 23. Na5 Ne5 24. Bxe5 Qxe5 25. Nxb7 Ng4 26. g3 Nxh2 27. Nxd8 Nf3+ 28. Kg2 Nd2 29. Bxh7+ Kf8 30. f4 Qf6 31. Qb2 Nxf1 32. Qxf6 Nxe3+ 33. Kg1 gxf6 34. Nxc6 Nc4 35. Nd4 Nxa3 36. Rb3 Nc4 37. Bd3 Bd1 38. Rc3 Ba4 39. Bxc4 bxc4 40. Rxc4 Re4 41. Kf2 f5 42. Rc8+ Ke7 43. Nxf5+ Ke6 44. Ng7+ Kf6 45. Nh5+ Kg6 46. g4 Rxb4 47. Rg8+ Kh6 48. Kg3 f5 49. Nf6  1 – 0 (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Giri,A (2771) [A22]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (4), 2017-06-29
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Bxc3 5. dxc3 d6 6. Bg2 h6 7. O-O Nc6 8. Qc2 Be6 9. b3 Qd7 10. e4 Bh3 11. Ne1 O-O 12. f3 Nh7 13. Be3 b6 14. Rd1 Bxg2 15. Nxg2 f5 16. exf5 Rxf5 17. f4 exf4 18. Nxf4 Ne7 19. Qe4 Re8 20. Qb7 Nc6 21. Nd5 Rxd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2771) – So,W (2812) [D42]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-06-29
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. a3 cxd4 10. exd4 b6 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. Qc2 Bb7 13. Bxh7+ Kh8 14. Be4 Nxd4 15. Bxd5 Nxc2 16. Bxb7 Nxa1 17. Bxa8 Rxa8 18. Bg5 f6 19. Rxa1 fxg5 20. Rc1 g4 21. Ne1 Bf6 22. Rc2 Rd8 23. Kf1 Kh7 24. Ke2 Kg6 25. Nd3 e5 26. Rc7 Kf5 27. Rxa7 e4 28. Nb4 Bg5 29. Rf7+ Kg6 30. Rb7 Rd2+ 31. Kf1 Rd1+ 32. Ke2 Rd2+ 33. Kf1 Rd1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Kramnik,V (2808) [A03]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-06-29
1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O b5 6. d3 Bb7 7. Qe1 c5 8. c3 O-O 9. a4 b4 10. cxb4 cxb4 11. Kh1 Nc6 12. Be3 Nd7 13. Nbd2 Bf6 14. Rb1 Re8 15. Nb3 a5 16. g4 g6 17. Qf2 Bg7 18. Nbd4 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 Rc8 20. Rbc1 Bxd4 21. Nxd4 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Qb6 23. Rf1 f6 24. h4 Rf8 25. Kg1 e5 26. Nb3 Qxf2+ 27. Kxf2 exf4 28. Nxa5 Ba8 29. Rc1 Ne5 30. Bf3 d4 31. Nc4 Bxf3 32. Nxe5 Bxe2 33. Nd7 Rf7 34. Nxf6+ Rxf6 35. Kxe2 Re6+ 36. Kf2 Kf7 37. a5 g5 38. hxg5 Kg6 39. Rc5 f3 40. Kxf3 Re3+ 41. Kf4 Rxd3 42. a6 Rd1 43. Ra5 d3 44. Ke3  1 – 0 (view game)

Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) – Aronian,L (2793) [A29]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-06-29
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ne1 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 d5 10. cxd5 Qxd5 11. fxe4 Nxe4 12. Qb3 Qh5 13. Nd3 Bd7 14. Nf4 Qc5+ 15. e3 Na5 16. Qb4 Qxb4 17. cxb4 Nc6 18. a3 Nd8 19. d3 Nd6 20. e4 Bc6 21. a4 a6 22. Bb2 Ne6 23. Rfc1 Rad8 24. Ra3 Nc8 25. Nxe6 Rxe6 26. b5 axb5 27. axb5 Bxb5 28. Rxc7 Rc6 29. Rxc6 bxc6 30. Ra8 Re8 31. e5 Nd6 32. Ra7 Nc8 33. Rb7 Ne7 34. Ba3 Nf5 35. Be4 g6 36. Kf2 h5 37. h3 Rd8 38. g4 hxg4 39. hxg4 Bxd3 40. gxf5 Bxe4 41. e6 f6 42. Be7 c5 43. Rd7 Ra8 44. Bxf6 gxf5 45. Rg7+ Kh8 46. Ke3 Rf8 47. Be5 c4 48. Kf4 Ra8 49. e7 c3 50. Bxc3 Rc8 51. e8=Q+  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava,Ba (2707) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [A45]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-06-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. e3 Qb6 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. exd4 Nc6 7. Bxf6 gxf6 8. Nb3 Rg8 9. c3 Bf5 10. g3 O-O-O 11. Bd3 Bh3 12. Nh4 Kb8 13. Bxh7 Rh8 14. Qc2 e6 15. Bd3 Rc8 16. Bf1 Bxf1 17. Kxf1 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxd4 19. Qe2 Qa4 20. Nf3 Bd6 21. Kg2 Qg4 22. h3 Qg7 23. Rad1 f5 24. Kf1 Rh6 25. Rd4 f4 26. gxf4 Qh7 27. Ng5 Qf5 28. Qd3 Qxd3+ 29. Rxd3 Bxf4 30. Rg1 Rg8 31. Nf3 Rxg1+ 32. Nxg1 Bg5 33. Rg3 Bf6 34. f4 Kc7 35. Nf3 Kd6 36. Kg2 b5 37. Ng5 Ke7 38. Kf3 Rh4 39. Ke3 Bxg5 40. fxg5 a5 41. Kd2 Rh5 42. Kc2 e5 43. Kd3 Rh4 44. Kd2 b4 45. Rf3 Rh5 46. Rf5 Kd6 47. Rxf7 Rxg5 48. Rf2 Rh5 49. Rf6+ Kc5 50. Ra6 Kb5 51. Rd6 e4 52. h4 a4 53. Rd8 Kc5 54. Rc8+ Kd6 55. Rd8+ Kc7 56. Ra8 Rxh4 57. Rxa4 bxc3+ 58. Kxc3 Kd6 59. Ra8 Rh3+ 60. Kb4 d4 61. a4 d3 62. Rd8+ Ke5 63. a5 Rh1 64. a6 Ra1 65. Kb5 Ra2 66. Re8+ Kf4 67. Rf8+ Kg3 68. Rg8+ Kf3 69. Rf8+ Ke2 70. Re8 e3 71. b4 d2  0 – 1 (view game)

Anand,V (2786) – Ivanchuk,V (2738) [B09]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (5), 2017-06-29
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 Na6 7. O-O c5 8. d5 Rb8 9. Kh1 Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Rxf3 Nc7 12. a4 b6 13. Nb5 Rb7 14. Qe2 Nfe8 15. c3 a6 16. Na3 Nf6 17. Nc4 Qd7 18. f5 b5 19. Na5 Rb6 20. Bg5 bxa4 21. Nc4 Rbb8 22. Bc2 a3 23. Rxa3 Qd8 24. Qf2 Nd7 25. Qh4 Bf6 26. Ra1 e5 27. Bxf6 Nxf6 28. Raf1 Nh5 29. f6 Kh8 30. Bd1 Ne8 31. g3 Rg8 32. R3f2 Qd7 33. Bxh5 gxh5 34. Rf5  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2812) – Anand,V (2786) [C65]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-06-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. exd5 Qxd5 8. Bc4 Qd8 9. b4 Bd6 10. O-O h6 11. Re1 Re8 12. a4 a6 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14. dxe4 Qf6 15. Be3 Bg4 16. Be2 Red8 17. Nd2 Be6 18. Bg4 a5 19. b5 Nb8 20. Bxe6 Qxe6 21. Qb3 Qxb3 22. Nxb3 Nd7 23. Red1 Kf8 24. Rd3 Ke7 25. Kf1 Nb6 26. Nd2 Ke6 27. Bxb6 cxb6 28. Nc4 Bc5 29. Rad1 Rxd3 30. Rxd3 Rc8 31. f3 Bg1 32. Rd6+ Ke7 33. Nxb6 Bxb6 34. Rxb6 Rc7 35. Ke2 Kd8 36. Rd6+ Ke7 37. Rb6 Kd8 38. Rd6+ Ke7 39. Rd5 Rxc3 40. Rxe5+ Kf6 41. Rf5+ Ke6 42. b6 Rc2+ 43. Kf1 Rb2 44. Rxa5 Rxb6 45. Kf2 Rb2+ 46. Kg3 Ra2 47. h4 b6 48. Ra6 Ke7 49. h5 Rb2 50. Ra7+ Ke6 51. f4 Ra2 52. Kf3 Ra3+ 53. Kg4 Ra2 54. g3 Ra1 55. Ra6 f5+ 56. exf5+ Kf7 57. Ra7+ Kf6 58. Ra6 Kf7 59. f6 g6 60. Rxb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Giri,A (2771) [C53]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-06-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. b4 Ne7 11. Nbd2 Ng6 12. Nf1 c6 13. Bb3 Re8 14. Ra2 d5 15. Ng3 Be6 16. Rd2 Qc7 17. c4 dxe4 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. dxe4 a5 20. b5 Bc5 21. Rd3 Rad8 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Qc2 f6 24. Rd1 Kh7 25. Rxd8 Qxd8 26. Ne1 Qd7 27. Qd2 Qc7 28. Nc2 Nf8 29. Ne3 Nd7 30. bxc6 bxc6 31. Bd1 Qd6 32. Qc2 Ba3 33. c5 Bxc5 34. Bg4 Bxg4 35. hxg4 Bd4 36. Bd2 Bxe3 37. Bxe3 c5 38. f3 Qc6 39. Qc4 Qb6 40. Qf7 Qb1+ 41. Kh2 Qe1 42. Qxd7 Qh4+ 43. Kg1 Qe1+ 44. Kh2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Ivanchuk,V (2738) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) [A20]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-06-29
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 h5 4. d3 h4 5. g4 h3 6. Be4 Nf6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Bxf6 Bb4+ 9. Kf1 Qxf6 10. Nf3 Nd4 11. a3 Be7 12. Nc3 c6 13. Rg1 Nxf3 14. Bxf3 d6 15. e3 Qh4 16. Rg3 g6 17. Ke2 Be6 18. Rc1 Rd8 19. Qa4 a6 20. Nd5 Kf8 21. Nxe7 Qxe7 22. g5 Rh4 23. Qb4 b5 24. Bxc6 bxc4 25. dxc4 Rc8 26. Bd5 Kg7 27. Bxe6 Qxe6 28. b3 Rg4 29. Qb6 Rxg3 30. fxg3 Qg4+ 31. Kd2 Qf3 32. Re1 Qa8 33. e4 a5 34. a4 Rb8 35. Qe3 Qb7 36. Kc2 Qb4 37. Rf1 Qa3 38. Qc3 Rb7 39. g4 Rc7 40. Rf3 Qc5 41. Qe3 Qa3 42. Qc3 Qc5 43. Rxh3 Qf2+ 44. Qd2 Qg1 45. Rg3 Qh1 46. Re3 Qa1 47. Qc3 Qg1 48. h3 Rb7 49. Kb2 Qf2+ 50. Ka3 Kg8 51. Rd3 Qc5+ 52. Ka2 Qf2+ 53. Qd2 Qb6 54. h4 Qg1 55. Rxd6 Qxg4 56. Rd8+ Kh7 57. Qe3 Qg2+ 58. Rd2 Qh1 59. c5 Qc1 60. h5 Rd7 61. hxg6+ Kg7 62. Re2 Qd1 63. gxf7 Rd3 64. f8=Q+ Kxf8 65. Qf2+ Kg8 66. Rb2 Rd4 67. Qc2 Qg1 68. c6 Rd1 69. Rb1 Rxb1 70. Qxb1 Qc5 71. Qd3 Kg7 72. Qc4 Qf2+ 73. Kb1 Qe1+ 74. Kb2  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Jobava,Ba (2707) [E67]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-06-29
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. O-O e5 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rd1 Qc7 10. e4 a5 11. h3 Re8 12. Be3 exd4 13. Bxd4 Nc5 14. e5 Bf5 15. Qc1 Nfe4 16. exd6 Qb6 17. d7 Red8 18. Nxe4 Bxd4 19. Rxd4 Nxe4 20. g4 c5 21. Rd1 Bxd7 22. Qf4 f5 23. Ne5 Ba4 24. b3 Bc6 25. Nxc6 bxc6 26. gxf5 Rxd1+ 27. Rxd1 Nc3 28. Re1 Qd8 29. fxg6 hxg6 30. Re6 Qd3 31. Qg5 Ra7 32. Rxg6+ Kh8 33. Qh6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik,V (2808) – Aronian,L (2793) [C50]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (6), 2017-06-29
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. c3 a6 7. h3 Ba7 8. Re1 d6 9. Bb3 Kh8 10. Be3 Bxe3 11. Rxe3 Nd7 12. d4 Qf6 13. Na3 Nb6 14. Nc2 Na5 15. Nb4 Nxb3 16. axb3 exd4 17. cxd4 Bd7 18. Rc1 Rac8 19. Rec3 c6 20. Qd2 Rfe8 21. Re3 c5 22. Nc2 Qg6 23. Qe1 h6 24. Rd1 Nd5 25. Nh4 Qh7 26. exd5 Qxc2 27. Rc1 Qxb2 28. dxc5 dxc5 29. Nf5 Rxe3 30. Nxe3 b5 31. Qd1 a5 32. Ra1 Ra8 33. Rb1 Qf6 34. Qc1 Qd6 35. Qb2 a4 36. bxa4 Rxa4 37. Rc1 f5 38. Rd1 Ra8 39. Nf1 f4 40. Nh2 b4 41. Nf3 c4 42. Qd4 c3 43. Ne5 Qf6 44. Re1 Re8 45. g3 fxg3 46. f4 Rxe5 47. fxe5 Qf3 48. e6 Bb5 49. e7 c2 50. d6 b3 51. e8=Q+ Bxe8 52. Rxe8+ Kh7 53. Re1 b2 54. Qd2 Qf2+ 55. Qxf2 gxf2+ 56. Kxf2 c1=Q  0 – 1 (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour Rapid YourNextMove 2017 Round 1 – 3

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

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2812 5
2 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2732 4
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 4
4 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 3
5 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 3
6 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 3
7 Giri, Anish NED 2771 3
8 Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2738 3
9 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 2
10 Jobava, Baadur GEO 2707 0

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [E49]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1.1), 2017-06-28
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. Ne2 Qc7 10. Ba2 b6 11. O-O Ba6 12. Bb2 Nc6 13. Rc1 Rfd8 14. c4 cxd4 15. exd4 Ng4 16. Ng3 Qf4 17. h3 Nf6 18. Ne2 Qh4 19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5 Ne7 21. Re1 Nexd5 22. Nd4 Bb7 23. Nf3 Qh6 24. Ne5 Rf8 25. Nc6 Bxc6 26. Rxc6 Rad8 27. Qf3 Qd2 28. Re2 Qf4 29. Rxf6 gxf6 30. Bxd5 Qxf3 31. Bxf3 Rfe8 32. Rc2 Rc8 33. Rxc8 Rxc8 34. Bxf6 b5 35. Kf1 a5 36. Ke2 b4 37. axb4 axb4 38. Bd5 Rc5 39. Bb3 Rc6 40. Bd4 Kf8 41. Kd3 Ke7 42. Ke4 Rc1 43. Kd5 Kd7 44. h4 Re1 45. g3 f5 46. Be3 Ke7 47. Kc4 Kf6 48. Kxb4 Ke5 49. Bc2  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [E49]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1.1), 2017-06-28
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. Ne2 Qc7 10. Ba2 b6 11. O-O Ba6 12. Bb2 Nc6 13. Rc1 Rfd8 14. c4 cxd4 15. exd4 Ng4 16. Ng3 Qf4 17. h3 Nf6 18. Ne2 Qh4 19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5 Ne7 21. Re1 Nexd5 22. Nd4 Bb7 23. Nf3 Qh6 24. Ne5 Rf8 25. Nc6 Bxc6 26. Rxc6 Rad8 27. Qf3 Qd2 28. Re2 Qf4 29. Rxf6 gxf6 30. Bxd5 Qxf3 31. Bxf3 Rfe8 32. Rc2 Rc8 33. Rxc8 Rxc8 34. Bxf6 b5 35. Kf1 a5 36. Ke2 b4 37. axb4 axb4 38. Bd5 Rc5 39. Bb3 Rc6 40. Bd4 Kf8 41. Kd3 Ke7 42. Ke4 Rc1 43. Kd5 Kd7 44. h4 Re1 45. g3 f5 46. Be3 Ke7 47. Kc4 Kf6 48. Kxb4 Ke5 49. Bc2  1 – 0 (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [A08]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1.3), 2017-06-28
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Qa4+ Bd7 7. Qb3 dxc4 8. Qxc4 Qb6 9. Ne5 Be6 10. Qa4+ Nbd7 11. d3 O-O 12. Nc4 Qc7 13. Bf4 Qc8 14. Nc3 Nb6 15. Nxb6 axb6 16. Qc2 Bh3 17. Qb3 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Qc6+ 19. Kg1 Rfd8 20. Be5 Nh5 21. Bxg7 Nxg7 22. Qb5 Qe6 23. Qc4 Qc6 24. Qe4 Qxe4 25. Nxe4 Ne6 26. Rfc1 f5 27. Nc3 Kf7 28. Rab1 b5 29. Nxb5 Rxa2 30. Rc3 Ra4 31. Kg2 Rb4 32. Na3 Kf6 33. Nc2 Rb5 34. Na3 Rb4 35. Nc2 Rb5 36. e3 Ra8 37. b4 Ra2 38. Rc4 Nd8 39. d4 cxd4 40. Nxd4 Rd5 41. Rc5 Rd6 42. Ra5 Ra6 43. Rxa6+ bxa6 44. Rc1 Nf7 45. Rc6+ Nd6 46. b5 axb5 47. Nxb5 Ke6 48. Nxd6 exd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [C41]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1.4), 2017-06-28
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. a4 a5 8. Re1 c6 9. Ba2 Re8 10. h3 Bf8 11. Be3 h6 12. Nh4 exd4 13. Bxd4 Nc5 14. Bxc5 dxc5 15. e5 Qxd1 16. Raxd1 Nh5 17. Ng6 Be6 18. Nxf8 Kxf8 19. Bxe6 Rxe6 20. Rd7 Rb8 21. Re3 g6 22. Rf3 Re7 23. Rxe7 Kxe7 24. Ne4 b6 25. g4 Ng7 26. Nd6 Rf8 27. Rf6 Ne6 28. f4 g5 29. f5 Nd4 30. Kf2 Nxc2 31. Rxh6 Nb4 32. Ke3 Nd5+ 33. Ke4 Rd8 34. h4 gxh4 35. g5 Rg8 36. Rh7 Rxg5 37. Rxf7+ Kd8 38. e6  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [E60]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (1.5), 2017-06-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. d5 Bg7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 Qa5 7. Nh3 cxd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. O-O Na6 10. Nf4 Bd7 11. Be3 Rfc8 12. Bd4 Nc7 13. a4 Na6 14. e3 Nb4 15. Qd2 Qd8 16. a5 Qf8 17. Rfc1 Na6 18. Rab1 Nc7 19. b4 a6 20. h4 Nb5 21. Nxb5 Bxb5 22. Bh3 Nd7 23. Bxg7 Qxg7 24. Rxc8+ Rxc8 25. Rc1 Qf8 26. Kg2 h6 27. Qb2 Rxc1 28. Qxc1 Nf6 29. Bc8 g5 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Nh3 Qh6 32. Bf5 Nxd5 33. Be4 Bc6 34. b5 Nf4+ 35. Nxf4 Bxe4+ 36. f3 gxf4 37. fxe4 fxg3 38. Kxg3 Qg5+ 39. Kf2 Qh4+ 40. Ke2 Qg4+ 41. Kd2 axb5 42. Qb1 Qg5 43. e5 Qg2+ 44. Kc3 Qc6+ 45. Kb2 dxe5 46. Qf5 f6 47. e4 Kf8 48. Qg6 Qc4 49. Qh6+ Ke8 50. Qh8+ Kd7 51. Qa8 Qxe4 52. a6 Qd4+ 53. Kb1 Qb4+ 54. Kc1 Qa3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C89]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2.1), 2017-06-28
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. d4 Bd6 13. Re1 Qh4 14. g3 Qh3 15. Be3 Bg4 16. Qd3 f5 17. f4 Rae8 18. Nd2 g5 19. Qf1 Qh5 20. Qg2 gxf4 21. Bxd5+ cxd5 22. Qxd5+ Kg7 23. Bxf4 Bxf4 24. gxf4 Kh8 25. Nf1 Bf3 26. Ng3 Qg4 27. Rxe8 Bxd5 28. Rxf8+ Kg7 29. Rxf5 Qf3 30. Rg5+ Kf8 31. Rf5+ Kg8 32. Rg5+ Kf8 33. Rf5+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [D85]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2.2), 2017-06-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Be3 c5 8. Rc1 O-O 9. Qd2 e5 10. d5 Qd6 11. Bd3 f5 12. f3 Nd7 13. Ne2 Nf6 14. c4 fxe4 15. Bxe4 Nxe4 16. fxe4 b6 17. Bf2 Ba6 18. O-O b5 19. cxb5 Bxb5 20. Bxc5 Rxf1+ 21. Kxf1 Qa6 22. Ke1 Bc4 23. Be7 Bf8 24. d6 Bxe7 25. dxe7 Re8 26. Ng1 Bf7 27. Nf3 Rxe7 28. Qb4 Re8 29. a3 Qf6 30. Kf2 g5 31. h3 Bh5 32. Rc7 g4 33. hxg4 Bxg4 34. Qc4+ Be6 35. Qb5 Rf8 36. Kg1 Bg4 37. Qd5+ Kh8 38. Rc6 Qg7 39. Nxe5 Be2 40. Qd4 Kg8 41. Qd5+ Kh8 42. Qc5 Rg8 43. Qf2 Qxe5 44. Qxe2 Re8 45. Qf3 Qxe4 46. Qxe4 Rxe4 47. Rc8+ Kg7 48. Rc7+ Kg6 49. Rxa7 Re2 50. a4 Ra2 51. a5 h5 52. Kh2 Ra3 53. g3 Ra2+ 54. Kh3 Ra4 55. Ra8 Kg7 56. a6 Kh7 57. Kg2 Ra3 58. Kf2 Kg7 59. Kg2 Kh7 60. Kh3 Ra4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) – Giri, Anish (2771) [B90]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2.3), 2017-06-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bd3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Kh1 O-O 9. f4 Nc6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. f5 a5 12. Qe1 Ba6 13. Qh4 a4 14. Bh6 Bxd3 15. cxd3 Qb6 16. fxg6 hxg6 17. Rab1 a3 18. b4 Qd4 19. Ne2 Qxd3 20. Ng3 Bxh6 21. Qxh6 Nxe4 22. Nxe4 Qxe4 23. Rb3 Qc4 24. Rbf3 Rab8 25. Rf4 Qc3 26. Rh4 Qg7 27. Qe3 e5 28. Qxa3 d5 29. Qc1 d4 30. a3 Rbc8 31. Qc4 Rfe8 32. Re4 Qf8 33. h4 Kg7 34. h5 f5 35. hxg6 Qf6 36. Kg1 Re6 37. Rh4 Qxg6 38. b5 Rb8 39. a4 Rb7 40. Qc5 Qg5 41. Rh3 Rbe7 42. bxc6 Rc7 43. Qd5 Rcxc6 44. Kh2 f4 45. Rb1 Qe7 46. Rb8 Rcd6 47. Qb5 Rc6 48. Qb3 Qf7 49. Rbh8 Kf6 50. R3h7  1 – 0 (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Anand, Viswanathan (2786) [C50]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2.4), 2017-06-28
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d6 7. c3 a5 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. a4 Re8 11. Bb5 Bd7 12. Nc4 Nb8 13. Bxd7 Nbxd7 14. Bd2 Nb6 15. b3 c6 16. Rb1 Qc7 17. d4 Nxc4 18. bxc4 exd4 19. cxd4 Bb4 20. Qc2 c5 21. d5 Re7 22. Re3 Rae8 23. Rbe1 Qd8 24. R1e2 Nh5 25. g3 Bxd2 26. Qxd2 Qd7 27. e5 Qxh3 28. exd6 Rxe3 29. Rxe3 Qd7 30. Rxe8+ Qxe8 31. Qxa5 Nf6 32. Qxc5 Qxa4 33. Qc8+ Kh7 34. Qf5+ Kg8 35. Ne5 Qb4 36. d7 Qd6 37. Qf3 b6 38. Kg2 h5 39. Kg1  1 – 0 (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2793) – Jobava, Baadur (2707) [D16]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (2.5), 2017-06-28
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 a5 6. e4 Bg4 7. Bxc4 e6 8. Be3 Bb4 9. Qd3 Nbd7 10. Nd2 Bh5 11. f4 O-O 12. h3 Re8 13. O-O Qc7 14. Rae1 Rad8 15. Qc2 Nb6 16. Bb3 Nfd7 17. f5 e5 18. Kh1 exd4 19. Bxd4 Bc5 20. Be3 Bxe3 21. Rxe3 Ne5 22. g4 Bxg4 23. hxg4 Nxg4 24. Rh3 Nd7 25. Nf3 Ne3 26. Bxf7+ Kf8 27. Qf2 Nxf1 28. Bxe8 Rxe8 29. Qxf1 h6 30. Nd4 Qe5 31. Ne6+ Kg8 32. Qg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2732) [B90]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3.1), 2017-06-28
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Qd3 Nd7 11. Nd5 Qd8 12. O-O-O b5 13. Nec3 Rb8 14. Nb4 Qg5+ 15. Kb1 Nc5 16. Qf3 Be7 17. Ncd5 Bd8 18. Be2 Rb7 19. Ne3 Qf4 20. Qxf4 exf4 21. Nf5 O-O 22. Nxd6 Rb6 23. e5 Nd7 24. Nd5 Bxd5 25. Rxd5 Nxe5 26. Rhd1 Bc7 27. Bxh5 g6 28. Be2 Kg7 29. a3 Rfb8 30. c3 Kf8 31. Kc2 Rd8 32. Ne4 Rxd5 33. Rxd5 Ke7 34. Nc5 Rc6 35. a4 bxa4 36. Nxa6 Bd6 37. Ra5 f5 38. Rxa4 g5 39. Nb4 Rc8 40. Nd3 Ng6 41. Ra7+ Kf6 42. Ra6 Ke7 43. Bf3 Nh4 44. Bd5 g4 45. hxg4 fxg4 46. Ra4 Rf8 47. Re4+ Kd8 48. Re6 Kd7 49. Rh6 Nf5 50. Be6+ Ke7 51. Bxf5 Rxf5 52. c4 g3 53. f3 Ra5 54. Rh4 Ra1 55. c5 Bb8 56. Nxf4 Rg1 57. Nd5+ Kd7 58. Ne3 Kc6 59. b4 Be5 60. Kd3 Kb5 61. Re4 Bb2 62. Rg4 Be5 63. f4 Bc7 64. Rxg3 Bxf4 65. Rg4 Bh6 66. Nf5 Bc1 67. Nd4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – So, Wesley (2812) [E53]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3.2), 2017-06-28
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. Bd3 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. dxc5 Bg4 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Bd2 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 Nxc5 12. Bc2 Nce4 13. Bxe4 Nxe4 14. Rfd1 Qa5 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Bxb4 Qxb4 17. Qe2 Rfd8 18. h3 g6 19. Rac1 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Rc8 21. b3 h5 22. g4 Qc5 23. Kg2 Qe5 24. Rd4 Kg7 25. Qd1 hxg4 26. Qxg4 Rc2 27. Qxe4 Qg5+ 28. Kf1 Rxa2 29. Ra4 Rd2 30. Ke1 Rd5 31. Rd4 Rb5 32. b4 a5 33. h4 Qg1+ 34. Ke2 Rf5 35. f4 Qg4+ 36. Kd3 Qd1+ 37. Kc3 Qc1+ 38. Kd3 a4 39. Ke2 a3 40. Rd2 Qg1 41. Qc4 Rf6 42. Qd4 a2 43. Rd1 Qg2+ 44. Kd3 Qc6 45. h5 Kh7 46. hxg6+ Rxg6 47. b5 Qxb5+ 48. Kc2 Rg2+ 49. Kc3 Qb2+ 50. Kc4 Rc2+ 51. Kd5 Qb3+  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) [C53]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3.3), 2017-06-28
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. a4 Nh5 10. Bg3 Nxg3 11. hxg3 Nb8 12. Nf1 c6 13. Ne3 Na6 14. g4 Nc7 15. Nf5 d5 16. Bb3 Bf6 17. Qe2 Ne6 18. g3 Re8 19. Kf1 b6 20. Kg2 Bb7 21. Rh2 c5 22. Bc2 Rc8 23. Rah1 c4 24. dxc4 Rxc4 25. Rd1 Nc5 26. Nd2 Rxa4 27. b4 Ra2 28. Bb1 Nxe4 29. Bxa2 Nxc3 30. Qf3 e4 31. Nxe4 dxe4 32. Nxh6+ gxh6 33. Qf5 e3+ 34. f3 Bxf3+ 35. Qxf3 Nxd1 36. Qf5 Kg7 37. Qh5 Bg5 38. Qxf7+ Kh8 39. Qg6 Re7 40. Rxh6+ Bxh6 41. Qf6+ Bg7 42. Qh4+ Bh6 43. Qf6+ Bg7 44. Qh4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Giri, Anish (2771) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [A29]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3.4), 2017-06-28
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Nd5 e4 6. Nh4 O-O 7. Bg2 d6 8. b3 g5 9. Bb2 Nxd5 10. cxd5 Nb8 11. Qc2 gxh4 12. Bxe4 Re8 13. Bxh7+ Kf8 14. Qc4 Na6 15. gxh4 Re5 16. Qf4 Qe7 17. Rg1 Rxe2+ 18. Kd1 Rxd2+ 19. Qxd2 Qxh4 20. Rg8+ Ke7 21. Qe3+ Be6 22. dxe6 Qh5+ 23. Kc1 Rxg8 24. exf7+ Kxf7 25. Qf4+ Ke8 26. Bxg8 Nc5 27. Bc4 d5 28. Bb5+ c6 29. Qxb4 Qg5+ 30. Qd2  1 – 0 (view game)

Jobava, Baadur (2707) – Ivanchuk, Vassily (2738) [C15]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (3.5), 2017-06-28
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Ne2 dxe4 5. a3 Be7 6. Nxe4 Nf6 7. Nxf6+ Bxf6 8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 b6 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. h4 Nd7 12. Nf4 Be7 13. h5 Nf6 14. f3 Qc8 15. Qf2 Rd8 16. Rh3 c5 17. Rg3 Qb8 18. Bd3 cxd4 19. Bd2 Bd6 20. Rxg7+ Kxg7 21. Qh4 h6 22. Re1 Re8 23. Nxe6+ fxe6 24. Bxh6+ Kf7 25. Kb1 Rg8 26. Bg6+ Ke7 27. Bg5 Qf8 28. Qxd4 Rd8 29. f4 Bc5 30. Qa4 Rd4 31. Qb3 Bd5 32. Qc3 Kd7 33. b4  0 – 1 (view game)

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Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 24
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 24
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2785 23
4 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2761 22
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2800 20
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2781 18
7 So, Wesley USA 2812 15
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2808 14
9 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2749 11.5
10 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2708 8.5

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [A07]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (10.1), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Be7 6. h3 Bh5 7. Nbd2 c5 8. e4 Nc6 9. Re1 dxe4 10. dxe4 O-O 11. e5 Nd7 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nc4 Nb4 14. Ne3 Nb6 15. Qe2 N6d5 16. Rd1 Qc7 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. a3 c4 19. Nd4 Rfd8 20. Kh1 c3 21. b4 Qb6 22. Nb3 Rd7 23. f4 Rad8 24. Rf1 h6 25. f5 Bh7 26. Na5 Qc7 27. Nc4 b5 28. Na5 a6 29. Nb3 Nb6 30. Bf4 Nc4 31. Bg3 Bg5 32. Rf3 Rd2 33. Nxd2 cxd2 34. h4 Ne3 35. hxg5 d1=Q+ 36. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 37. Kh2 Nxg4+ 38. Kh3 Rd4 39. g6 fxg6 40. fxe6 g5 41. Rf7 Qc8 42. Qf3 Bg6 43. Re7 Nxe5 44. Qf2 Qd8 45. Rxg7+ Kxg7 46. Bxe5+ Kg8 47. Bxd4 Qd6 48. Qf6 g4+ 49. Kxg4  1 – 0 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [B11]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (10.2), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. Be2 Bc5 7. O-O Ne7 8. Rd1 d4 9. Nb1 O-O 10. d3 Bd6 11. g3 c5 12. a4 Nbc6 13. Qg2 a6 14. f4 b5 15. e5 Bc7 16. Bf3 Qd7 17. Nd2 Rab8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Ne4 Bb6 20. Nd6 Bc7 21. Ne4 Bb6 22. Bd2 c4 23. Kh2 Nd5 24. Nd6 cxd3 25. cxd3 Nce7 26. Rdc1 Ne3 27. Qh1 f6 28. exf6 Rxf6 29. Ne4 Rh6 30. h4 Ng6 31. h5 e5 32. Ng5 exf4 33. Bxe3 dxe3 34. Bd5+ Kh8 35. Nf7+ Qxf7 36. Bxf7 Rxh5+ 37. Kg2 f3+ 38. Kxf3 Rxh1 39. Rxh1 Ne5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [B90]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (10.3), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Bb3 Nd7 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Nd5 Qd8 14. Qe2 Nc5 15. Rfd1 h6 16. Qe3 Nxb3 17. axb3 Ne7 18. Nb6 Rb8 19. Nxe5 Qc7 20. Nec4 Rbd8 21. Qg3 Bxc4 22. Nxc4 Qc6 23. h3 d5 24. exd5 Nxd5 25. Qf3 Rfe8 26. Na5 Qf6 27. Nxb7 Qxf3 28. gxf3 Rb8 29. Rxd5 Rxb7 30. Rxa6 Re2 31. Rc6 Rbe7 32. Kg2 Re1 33. h4 Rb1 34. h5 Rxb2 35. Rc8+ Kh7 36. Rdd8 g5 37. Rh8+ Kg7 38. Rcg8+ Kf6 39. Rxh6+ Kf5 40. Rc6 Rb1 41. Rc5+ Kf6 42. Rgxg5  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [E00]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (10.4), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. a4 a5 10. Rc1 Ne4 11. Ne1 Nd6 12. Na3 b6 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. b4 axb4 15. Bxb4 Ba6 16. e3 Nc4 17. Qb3 Ra7 18. Nb5 Bxb5 19. axb5 Rxa1 20. Rxa1 Bxb4 21. Qxb4 Na5 22. Nd3 Qb8 23. Qe7 Qd8 24. Qb4 Qb8 25. Qe7 Qd8 26. Qd6 Nf6 27. Qxd8 Rxd8 28. Rc1 Nc4 29. Nb4 Ra8 30. Na6 Rc8 31. Bf1 Ne4 32. Nb4 Ned6 33. Nc6 Kf8 34. Bxc4 dxc4 35. Kf1 f6 36. Nb4 Nxb5 37. d5 Kf7 38. Ke2 Rc7 39. e4 Nd6 40. f3 Ra7 41. Rc2 exd5 42. Nxd5 b5 43. Rd2 Ke6 44. Nc3 Rb7 45. Rd5 b4 46. Na4 Ke7 47. e5 fxe5 48. Rxe5+ Kf6 49. Rd5 Nf5 50. Nc5 Ra7 51. g4 Ra2+ 52. Ke1 Ne3 53. Ne4+ Ke6 54. Rb5  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A78]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (10.5), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 c5 6. d5 e6 7. O-O d6 8. Nc3 exd5 9. cxd5 Na6 10. Nd2 Re8 11. e4 Rb8 12. Re1 Bd7 13. h3 Nc7 14. a4 a6 15. a5 Nb5 16. Bf1 Nh5 17. g4 Nf6 18. Bg2 h5 19. Nxb5 Bxb5 20. Ra3 hxg4 21. hxg4 Nd7 22. Ree3 c4 23. b3 cxb3 24. Rexb3 Rc8 25. Bb2 Bxb2 26. Rxb2 Qf6 27. Rbb3 Kg7 28. Rg3 Ne5 29. Nf3 Qf4 30. Ra1 Qxe4 31. Nd4 Qf4 32. Nxb5 axb5 33. Qb3 Nxg4 34. Rf1 b4 35. Qb2+ Rc3 36. Rd1 Re5 37. Qd2 Qxd2 38. Rxd2 Rxg3 39. fxg3 Re1+ 40. Bf1 Ne3 41. Kf2 Nxf1 42. Rb2 Ra1 43. g4 b3 44. g5 Ra2  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (11.1), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. e3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 O-O 5. d4 c5 6. d5 b5 7. Be2 Qa5+ 8. c3 Bb7 9. a4 Nxd5 10. axb5 Qb6 11. O-O a6 12. bxa6 Nxa6 13. Qc2 Nab4 14. Qc1 Rxa1 15. Bxa1 Ra8 16. Bb2 Nc6 17. Nfd2 d6 18. Rd1 Ne5 19. Bf1 Ba6 20. c4 Nb4 21. Ne4 Bb7 22. Nbc3 Bc6 23. Qb1 Qb7 24. Nd2 Na6 25. h3 Nc7 26. Qc2 h5 27. Qb1 Na6 28. Ne2 Nb4 29. Nc1 Nd7 30. Bxg7 Kxg7 31. Qb2+ Kg8 32. Nb1 Qa7 33. Nc3 Qa3 34. Qd2 Nf6 35. f3 Na6 36. e4 Nc7 37. Nd5 Bxd5 38. exd5 Ra6 39. Qc3 Qa1 40. Qd2 e5 41. dxe6 Nxe6 42. Ne2 Qe5 43. Re1 Kg7 44. h4 Ra3 45. Rb1 Ra6 46. Nc3 Nd4 47. Nb5 Qf5 48. Qb2 Qf4 49. Nxd4 cxd4 50. Rd1 Qe3+ 51. Kh1 Rb6 52. b4 Qf4 53. Rxd4 Rxb4 54. Rxf4 Rxb2 55. Rd4 Rb6 56. Kh2 Nd7 57. Rd5 Kf6 58. Rb5 Rc6 59. Kg3 Ne5 60. Rb4 Rc5 61. Kf4 Ke6 62. Ke4 Rc7 63. g3 Rc6 64. f4 Nd7 65. Bh3+ f5+ 66. Kd4 Ra6 67. Bg2 Ra3 68. Bd5+ Ke7 69. Rb7 Kd8 70. c5 Nxc5 71. Rg7 Rxg3 72. Bf7 Rf3 73. Kd5 Ke7 74. Bg8+ Kf8 75. Rxg6 Rxf4 76. Bh7 Rxh4 77. Kxd6 Rg4 78. Rh6 Kg7 79. Rxh5 Ne4+ 80. Ke5 Nf6 81. Bxf5 Nxh5 82. Bxg4 Nf6 83. Kf4 Nxg4 84. Kxg4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [C07]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (11.2), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nb3 Nc6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 a6 11. Re1 Qc7 12. Bf1 Bd6 13. Nf5 Bxh2+ 14. Kh1 Kf8 15. Qd4 exf5 16. Qxf6 h6 17. Qd4 Bd6 18. Bd2 Be6 19. Bc3 Rh7 20. Rad1 Be7 21. Qe3 h5 22. Qf3 Rc8 23. Bd3 Qc6 24. Qxc6 Rxc6 25. Bxf5 Rh6 26. Be4 Rc7 27. Be5 Rc5 28. Bd4 Rc7 29. Be3 Rf6 30. Bd4 Rh6 31. b3 b5 32. Be5 Rc8 33. f3 h4 34. Re2 Rh5 35. Bd4 b4 36. Bb7 Rd8 37. Bxa6 Rhd5 38. Red2 Bg5 39. Bc5+ Rxc5 40. Rxd8+ Bxd8 41. Rxd8+ Ke7 42. Rd2 Ra5 43. Bd3 Rxa2 44. Re2 Kd6 45. Re4 Kc5 46. Rxh4 Ra1+ 47. Kh2 Rd1 48. Be4  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (11.3), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. Bb3 O-O 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Nf1 Bxb3 12. Qxb3 Qd7 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 Ne7 15. Nh2 Ng6 16. Nhg4 Nh7 17. Qd1 Nf4 18. h4 d5 19. g3 dxe4 20. dxe4 Qxd1 21. Raxd1 Ne6 22. Nd5 f6 23. h5 Rad8 24. Kg2 Kf7 25. Nge3 Nhf8 26. Nf5 Rd7 27. Nde3 Red8 28. Rxd7+ Rxd7 29. Rd1 Rxd1 30. Nxd1 Nc5 31. f3 a5 32. Kf1 Nfe6 33. Ke2 Ke8 34. Nde3 Kd7 35. b4 Na4 36. Kd3 axb4 37. cxb4 b5 38. Nd5 Nb2+ 39. Kc3 Na4+ 40. Kd2 c6 41. Nde3 Nb6 42. Kd3 Na4 43. Nd1 Kc7 44. Ke3 Nb6 45. Nb2 Kd7 46. Nd3 Nc4+ 47. Ke2 Ke8 48. Nc5 Nxc5 49. bxc5 Kf7 50. Kd3 Nb2+ 51. Kc3 Na4+ 52. Kb4 Kf8 53. Nd6 Ke7 54. Nc8+ Kd8 55. Nd6 Ke7 56. a3 Ke6 57. Nf5 Kf7 58. f4 Kf8 59. Nh4 Kf7 60. Ng2 g6 61. hxg6+ Kxg6 62. Nh4+ Kf7 63. fxe5 fxe5 64. Nf3 Kf6 65. g4 Ke6 66. Ne1 Kf6 67. Nd3 Ke6 68. Ka5 Nc3 69. Kb6 Nxe4 70. Kxc6 Nc3 71. Kb7 e4 72. Nf4+ Ke5 73. c6 e3 74. c7 Ne4 75. Ne2 Nd6+ 76. Kc6 Ke6 77. Nd4+ Ke5 78. Nxb5 Nc8 79. Nc3 Kd4 80. Ne2+ Kd3 81. Ng3 Kd4 82. Nf5+ Ke4 83. a4 Kf4 84. Nxe3 Kxe3 85. a5 Kf4 86. Kb7 Nd6+ 87. Kb8 Kxg4 88. a6  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [D11]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (11.4), 2017-06-25
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 a6 4. Qc2 g6 5. e4 dxe4 6. Qxe4 Bg7 7. Nc3 Nh6 8. Bg5 Nf5 9. O-O-O Nd7 10. g4 Nd6 11. Qe3 Nf6 12. h3 h5 13. gxh5 Rxh5 14. h4 Bg4 15. Be2 Nf5 16. Qd3 b5 17. Rhg1 bxc4 18. Qxc4 Nd6 19. Qa4 Qc8 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. Rxg4 Qxg4 22. Qxc6+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – So, Wesley (2812) [C53]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (11.5), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nbd2 d6 8. Bb3 h6 9. Bh4 Nh5 10. Bg3 Na5 11. Bc2 f5 12. exf5 Bxf5 13. d4 Bxc2 14. Qxc2 exd4 15. cxd4 Kh8 16. O-O Qd7 17. d5 c5 18. Rae1 Nxg3 19. hxg3 Rae8 20. Re6 Nc6 21. Qa4 Rd8 22. Qe4 Ne5 23. Rxe5 dxe5 24. Nxe5 Qd6 25. Ndc4  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [D45]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (12.1), 2017-06-25
1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Nc3 e6 6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8. Bd3 O-O 9. Qc2 Qe7 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Ng4 12. f4 f5 13. g3 Rd8 14. h3 Nxe3 15. Bxe3 d4 16. Bd2 dxc3 17. Bxc3 Bxc3+ 18. Qxc3 c5 19. O-O-O b6 20. g4 Bb7 21. Rhg1 Qh4 22. Bc2 Rxd1+ 23. Bxd1 Qf2 24. Qg3 Qxa2 25. Qc3 Qf2 26. Qg3 Qd4 27. gxf5 Qa1+ 28. Kd2 Rd8+ 29. Ke2 Qb2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [B50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (12.2), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 a6 4. g3 b5 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. d3 Nc6 7. O-O e6 8. Ng5 Nf6 9. f4 h6 10. Nh3 Be7 11. Kh1 Qc7 12. Bd2 O-O-O 13. a4 b4 14. Ne2 d5 15. e5 Nd7 16. c3 a5 17. d4 Ba6 18. Rc1 b3 19. f5 Rdf8 20. Nhf4 Nd8 21. Qxb3 Nb6 22. Be3 Nc4 23. Rf3 g5 24. f6 g4 25. fxe7 gxf3 26. exf8=Q Rxf8 27. Bxf3 Nxe3 28. dxc5 Nc6 29. Nd4 Nxe5 30. Re1 Nxf3 31. Rxe3 Nd2 32. Qc2 Nc4 33. Rf3 Qxc5 34. Qf2 Re8 35. Nd3 Qd6 36. Rxf7 Ne5 37. Nxe5 Qxe5 38. Nc6 Qe4+ 39. Kg1 Bb7 40. Qc5 Qe1+ 41. Rf1 Qd2 42. Ne5+ Kb8 43. Nd7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C77]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (12.3), 2017-06-25
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 Bb6 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. O-O Be6 12. Re1 Kh7 13. Bc2 Ne7 14. d4 Ng6 15. Bg3 Re8 16. Nf1 Nh5 17. Ne3 Nxg3 18. hxg3 c5 19. Nf5 cxd4 20. cxd4 exd4 21. Bb3 d5 22. N3xd4 Qf6 23. Nxe6 fxe6 24. Ne3 Rf8 25. Qe2 d4 26. Ng4 Qg5 27. Rad1 h5 28. Nh2 d3 29. Nf3 Qxg3 30. Qxd3 Bxf2+ 31. Kh1 Nh4 32. e5+ Kh8 33. Rg1 Nxf3  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B23]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (12.4), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. h3 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 e5 7. Nf3 h6 8. Bc4 Be6 9. Bb3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qe2 Na5 12. Rd1 Nxb3 13. cxb3 Qa5 14. Be3 Rac8 15. Nd2 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Nc4 Bxc4 19. bxc4 Rfd8 20. b3 Bc5 21. Bxc5 Qxc5 22. Qe4 b6 23. Rd3 Rxd3 24. Qxd3 Re8 25. Rd1 e4 26. Qe3 Qa3 27. Rd2 Qc1+ 28. Kh2 Qa1 29. b4 Qe5+ 30. g3 Rc8 31. Rd4 f5 32. Rd5 Qf6 33. c5 bxc5 34. bxc5 Rc6 35. Qf4 Qe7 36. Qxf5 Rf6 37. Qc8+ Rf8 38. Qd7 Rxf2+ 39. Kg1 Qf8 40. Qd8 Rxa2 41. c6 Ra1+ 42. Kg2 Ra2+ 43. Kg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [A13]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (12.5), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 c5 5. Bb2 Nc6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. O-O O-O 9. d4 Bg4 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. h3 Bh5 12. Nc3 a6 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Rc1 Bd6 15. Ne2 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Rc8 17. Qd3 Nd7 18. f4 Re8 19. Ng3 Bf8 20. Qxa6 Nc5 21. Qe2 Ra8 22. Ba1 Qd7 23. Kh2 Ne6 24. Qg4 Rxa2 25. Nh5 Kh8 26. Nf6 Qd8 27. Qf5 g6 28. Nxe8+ Rxa1 29. Qxf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (13.1), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 d5 3. Bb2 c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. Ne5 Nxe5 8. Bxe5 O-O 9. c4 Be6 10. Nc3 d4 11. Na4 Qc8 12. e3 Rd8 13. exd4 cxd4 14. Qf3 Bh3 15. Qxb7 Bxg2 16. Qxc8 Raxc8 17. Kxg2 Nd7 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Rae1 e5 20. d3 f5 21. f4 Kf6 22. Rf2 g5 23. fxe5+ Nxe5 24. Ref1 f4 25. gxf4 Ng4 26. fxg5+ Kg6 27. h4 Ne3+ 28. Kg3 Nxf1+ 29. Rxf1 Rf8 30. Rxf8 Rxf8 31. Nc5 Rf1 32. Ne6 Rd1 33. Kg4 Kf7  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [E99]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (13.2), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. Ne1 Nd7 10. f3 f5 11. Be3 f4 12. Bf2 g5 13. Rc1 Ng6 14. c5 Nxc5 15. b4 Na6 16. Nb5 Bd7 17. a4 h5 18. Nd3 Rf7 19. Rc4 Bf8 20. Kh1 Rg7 21. Rg1 Nh8 22. g3 fxg3 23. Rxg3 Nf7 24. Qc1 g4 25. fxg4 hxg4 26. Nxc7 Nxc7 27. Rxc7 Rc8 28. Rxc8 Bxc8 29. Bxa7 Bd7 30. Be3 Qh4 31. Nf2 Kh8 32. Qg1 Bxa4 33. Bxg4 Kg8 34. Be6 Bb5 35. Rxg7+ Bxg7 36. Qg6 Qf6 37. Qxf6 Bxf6 38. Ng4 Kg7 39. Kg2 Ng5 40. Bf5 Be2 41. Kg3 Bd8 42. h4 Nf3 43. Bh6+ Kf7 44. h5 Bh4+ 45. Kg2 Ng5 46. Bg6+ Ke7 47. Ne3 Bf3+ 48. Kh2 Kf6 49. Nf5 Bxe4 50. Bg7#  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (13.3), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Qb3 Qe7 12. a5 Rb8 13. Be3 Be6 14. Bxe6 Qxe6 15. Qxe6 Rxe6 16. Bxa7 Nxa7 17. Ne3 Rd8 18. b4 d5 19. Rad1 dxe4 20. dxe4 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 Nxe4 22. Rd8+ Kh7 23. Rd7 Nxc3 24. Rxc7 Nc6 25. Rxf7 e4 26. Nd2 Re7 27. Rxe7 Nxe7 28. Nec4 Nc6 29. Nd6 Nxb4 30. Nxb7 Nc6 31. Nc4 Ne2+ 32. Kf1 Ned4 33. Nc5 Kg6 34. Nxe4 Nb3 35. Ke2 Kf5 36. Kd3 Ncxa5 37. Nxa5 Nxa5 38. Nc5 Nc6 39. Nxa6 Ne5+ 40. Ke2 g5 41. Nc5 h5 42. Nd3 Ng4 43. h3 Nf6 44. Ke3 Nd5+ 45. Kd4 Ne7 46. Nb4 Ng6 47. Nd5 g4 48. Ke3 Nh4 49. Nf4 Kg5 50. Ke4 gxh3 51. gxh3 Kh6 52. Ne6 Kg6 53. Nf4+ Kg5 54. Nd5 Ng6 55. f4+ Kh4 56. f5 Nf8 57. Nf4 Nd7 58. Ng6+ Kxh3 59. Kf4 h4 60. Kg5 Nc5 61. Nxh4 Ne4+ 62. Kf4 Nd6 63. Nf3 Nxf5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [B50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (13.4), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nxd4 8. Qxd4 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qd3 Be6 11. Nd5 Rc8 12. c3 a6 13. Re1 Nd7 14. a4 Ne5 15. Qd1 Re8 16. h3 Nc4 17. Kh2 Bd7 18. Re2 b5 19. axb5 Bxb5 20. Rc2 e6 21. Ne3 Rb8 22. b3 Ne5 23. c4 Bc6 24. Ra3 Qc7 25. Bb2 Qb7 26. f4 Nd7 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. Qxd6 Rbd8 29. Qd4+ Kg8 30. Ng4 e5 31. fxe5 Nxe5 32. Nf6+ Kh8 33. Qe3 Re6 34. Nd5 Kg7 35. Qc3 f6 36. Rca2 Be8 37. b4 Rc8 38. c5 Bb5 39. Rf2 Rf8 40. Raa2 h5 41. Rf4 Qb8 42. Raf2 Nd7 43. h4 Qe5 44. Bh3 Qxc3 45. Nxc3 Re7 46. Nxb5 axb5 47. Bf1 Ne5 48. Rc2 Rd8 49. Kg2 Rd4 50. Rb2 Rb7 51. Rff2 Rxe4 52. Rfe2 Rd4 53. Red2 Re4 54. Be2 f5 55. Rdc2 f4 56. gxf4 Rxf4 57. c6 Rc7 58. Rc5 Kf6 59. Bxb5 Rxh4 60. Ba4 Rg4+ 61. Kf1 Nd3 62. Rcc2 Nxb2 63. Rxb2 Rc4 64. Bb5 R4xc6 65. Bxc6 Rxc6 66. Kg2 Ke5 67. b5 Rb6 68. Kg3 g5 69. Rh2 Rh6 70. b6 Kd6 71. Rb2 Rh8 72. b7 Rb8 73. Rb5 Kc6 74. Rxg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [A06]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (13.5), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 Bd6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. d4 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. Nbd2 Nbd7 9. O-O c5 10. Rc1 Qe7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. dxc5 bxc5 13. Re1 Rfe8 14. Nf1 Rad8 15. Ng3 g6 16. Bb5 a6 17. Ba4 Ne4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Nd2 Ne5 20. Bxe5 Qxe5 21. g3 Re6 22. Qe2 Qg5 23. Red1 h5 24. h4 Qf5 25. Nc4 Bd5 26. Nb6 Re5 27. Nxd5 Rxd5 28. Rxd5 Qxd5 29. Rd1 Qb7 30. Qc4 a5 31. Rd5 Qe7 32. Kg2 Qe6 33. Bc6 Rc8 34. Bb7 Rc7 35. Qa6 Bxg3 36. Rd8+ Kg7 37. Qxe6 fxe6 38. Kxg3 Rxb7 39. Ra8 c4 40. bxc4 Rc7 41. Rxa5 Rxc4 42. a4 Kf6 43. Ra8 Rc2 44. a5 Ra2 45. a6 e5 46. Kg2 Kf5 47. Kh3 Kf6 48. Kg3 Ra1 49. f3 exf3 50. Kxf3 Ra4 51. Ke2 Kf5 52. Kf3 Kf6 53. e4 Ra3+ 54. Ke2 Ra4 55. Kd3 Kg7 56. Kc3 Rxe4 57. Kb3 Re1 58. Rc8 Ra1 59. Rc6 e4 60. Kc2 e3 61. Kd3 Ra3+ 62. Ke2 Kf7 63. Kf3 Kg7 64. Rc7+ Kf6 65. a7 g5 66. Rc6+ Kg7 67. Rc7+ Kg6 68. Rc6+ Kg7 69. hxg5 Rxa7 70. Kxe3 Ra4 71. Kf3 Rg4 72. Kf2 Rxg5 73. Rc3 Kf6 74. Rg3 Rxg3 75. Kxg3 h4+ 76. Kxh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [D52]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (14.1), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. Nd2 dxc4 8. Bxf6 Nxf6 9. Nxc4 Qc7 10. Rc1 Be7 11. g3 O-O 12. Bg2 Rd8 13. O-O Bd7 14. Qb3 Rac8 15. Rfd1 Be8 16. Ne4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 b5 18. Nd2 h6 19. Bg2 c5 20. dxc5 Bc6 21. Bxc6 Qxc6 22. Qa3 Rd5 23. Nb3 Rxd1+ 24. Rxd1 Bxc5 25. Nxc5 Qxc5 26. Rd8+ Kh7 27. Qd3+ f5 28. Rxc8 Qxc8 29. Qxb5 Qc1+ 30. Kg2 Qb1 31. Qa4 Qd3 32. Qd4 Qa6 33. a3 Qc6+ 34. Kg1 Qc1+ 35. Kg2 Qc6+ 36. e4 fxe4 37. Qe3 a6 38. b4 Kg8 39. g4 Qd5 40. h3 Qc4 41. Qc5 Qd3 42. Qc8+ Kf7 43. Qc7+ Kg8 44. Qc8+ Kf7 45. Qc7+ Kg8 46. Qc8+ Kf7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [E21]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (14.2), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O c5 8. Na4 cxd4 9. exd4 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nc6 11. Be3 e5 12. d5 e4 13. Bxe4 Ne5 14. Qf4 Re8 15. Bf3 Bd6 16. Qd4 Nxf3+ 17. gxf3 Qc7 18. Nc3 Bxh2+ 19. Kg2 Be5 20. Nb5 Qd8 21. Qd3 Bxb2 22. Rab1 Be5 23. Rh1 a6 24. Nd4 g6 25. Rh3 b5 26. cxb5 Nxd5 27. bxa6 Qf6 28. Nb5 Nxe3+ 29. Qxe3 Bf4 30. Qd3 Rxa6 31. a3 Rae6 32. Nc3 Qg5+ 33. Kf1 Rd6 34. Qb5 Qxb5+ 35. Rxb5 Kg7 36. Rh4 g5 37. Rh1 Rd3 38. Ne4 d5 39. Nc5 Rxf3 40. a4 Ra3 41. Kg2 Re2 42. Rf1 h6 43. a5 Bd6 44. Nb3 Rb2 45. Nd4 Be5 46. Rxb2 Bxd4 47. Rb5 Bc3 48. Rxd5 Rxa5 49. Rxa5 Bxa5 50. Kg3 Bc7+ 51. Kf3 Kg6 52. Rc1 Be5 53. Rc8 h5 54. Ke4 f6 55. Rg8+ Kf7 56. Rh8 h4 57. Kf5 Kg7 58. Ra8 h3 59. Ra7+ Kh6 60. Rb7 h2 61. Rb1 Kh5 62. Rb8 Bxb8  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A20]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (14.3), 2017-06-25
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nb6 7. b3 Bd6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bb2 Re8 10. d3 Bf8 11. Rc1 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13. Ne4 Nd4 14. Nxd4 exd4 15. g4 Bg6 16. Nc5 Bxc5 17. Rxc5 c6 18. Qd2 Qe7 19. Rc2 Rad8 20. Qf4 Qd6 21. Qxd6 Rxd6 22. Bf3 f6 23. a4 Bf7 24. Ba3 Rd7 25. Rb1 Bd5 26. a5 Bxf3 27. axb6 Bd5 28. Bc5 a6 29. f3 h5 30. Kf2 Kf7 31. b4 Rh8 32. Rg1 hxg4 33. hxg4 Rh2+ 34. Kg3 Rh8 35. Rcc1 Rdd8 36. Rh1 Rhe8 37. Kf2 Re6 38. Rh2 Bb3 39. Ke1 Re5 40. Kd2 Ba4 41. Rc4 Red5 42. Rh5 R5d7 43. Rc1 Bb5 44. Rf5 Rd5 45. Rf4 R8d7 46. Re4 Ba4 47. f4 Bb3 48. Ra1 f5 49. gxf5 Rxf5 50. Rg1 g6 51. Rg5 Be6 52. Rxf5+ gxf5 53. Rxd4 Rxd4 54. Bxd4 Bd5 55. Bc5 Ke6 56. Kc3 Bg2 57. Kd4 Bf1 58. e4 Be2 59. Ke3 Bf1 60. Bf8 Bg2 61. Kd4 Bf1 62. Bg7 Be2 63. Bh6 Bg4 64. Kc5 Bh3 65. Bg5 Bg4 66. Bh4 Bh3 67. Bg5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – So, Wesley (2812) [A18]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (14.4), 2017-06-25
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e4 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. e5 Ne4 6. Nf3 Bf5 7. Be2 Be7 8. O-O Nc6 9. d3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. d4 Qd7 12. Bd3 Na5 13. Re1 Nc4 14. Rb1 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 b5 16. Nd2 Rab8 17. Nb3 Rb6 18. Bf4 Qg4 19. Bg3 Qg6 20. Qf3 a5 21. Rbd1 Qc2 22. Qxd5 Qxa2 23. Nc5 Rd8 24. Nd7 c6 25. Qe4 Ra6 26. e6 f6 27. d5 cxd5 28. Qxd5 Qb3 29. Qb7 Rxe6 30. Qd5 Nd2 31. Qxb3 Nxb3 32. Rxe6 Kf7 33. Ree1 a4 34. Bc7 Rc8 35. Bd6 Bxd6 36. Rxd6 Rxc3 37. Nb6 a3 38. Nd5 Rc4 39. Ra6 b4 40. Ra4 Nc1 41. Rxb4 a2 42. Rb7+ Kg6 43. Ra7 Rc2 44. Nb4 Rb2 45. Rxc1  1 – 0 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [C67]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (14.5), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Bd7 10. Nc3 Kc8 11. g4 Ne7 12. Kg2 h6 13. Be3 b6 14. Rad1 c5 15. Kg3 Bc6 16. Nh4 g5 17. Nf5 Ng6 18. f4 gxf4+ 19. Bxf4 Kb7 20. h4 Re8 21. Nd5 Re6 22. Rfe1 h5 23. g5 Ne7 24. Nfxe7 Bxe7 25. c4 Bf8 26. Bd2 Bg7 27. Bc3 Rhe8 28. Kf4 a5 29. Kf5 Bd7 30. Kf4 Bc8 31. Nf6 Rh8 32. Rd3 Bxf6 33. exf6 Rxe1 34. Bxe1 Be6 35. b3 Kc6 36. a4 Rg8 37. Bc3 Bg4 38. Re3 Bd1 39. Re7 Bxb3 40. Be5 Bxc4 41. Rxc7+ Kd5 42. Rxf7 Bb3 43. Rd7+ Kc6 44. Rc7+ Kd5 45. f7 Rf8 46. Bg7 Rxf7+ 47. Rxf7 Bxa4 48. g6 Bc2 49. Kg5 b5 50. Bf6 a4 51. g7 Bh7 52. Rf8  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [B11]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (15.1), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. Be2 Bc5 7. O-O Ne7 8. Na4 Bd6 9. d4 dxe4 10. Qxe4 Nd7 11. Rd1 O-O 12. Qf3 Qa5 13. Nc3 Nf6 14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. Qxe4 Rad8 16. a4 Rd7 17. c3 Rfd8 18. Bc4 Qh5 19. Re1 a5 20. Be2 Qg6 21. Qxg6 Nxg6 22. g3 h6 23. h4 Ne7 24. h5 Nd5 25. Kg2 Nf6 26. Bf3 Kf8 27. Re2 Nd5 28. Bd2 Nb6 29. b3 Nd5 30. Rh1 Be7 31. Be1 b6 32. Be4 c5 33. dxc5 bxc5 34. c4 Nb4 35. Bc3 Rb8 36. Rd2 Rxd2 37. Bxd2 Bf6 38. Kf3 Bd4 39. g4 f6 40. Bf4 e5 41. Bd2 Rd8 42. Ke2 Ke7 43. Rd1 Kd6 44. f4 Kc7 45. g5 hxg5 46. fxg5 fxg5 47. Rf1 g4 48. Rf5 Kc8 49. Rf7 Rh8 50. Bf5+ Kb8 51. Bxg4 e4 52. Bf4+ Ka8 53. Bf5 Re8 54. Bg6 Re6 55. Bf5 Re8 56. Bd6 Nd3 57. Bd7  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [A06]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (15.2), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 b6 5. Bb2 Bb7 6. Nc3 Be7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Nbd7 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 Re8 11. O-O Bf8 12. Qc2 Rc8 13. Rfd1 a6 14. Ne1 Ne4 15. Nd3 Ndf6 16. Rac1 Bd6 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Qe2 Qd7 19. Ne5 Qe6 20. Nd3 f6 21. Nf4 Qf7 22. Qf3 c5 23. dxc5 bxc5 24. Rd3 c4 25. Rdd1 c3 26. Ba1 c2 27. Re1 Ba3 28. Qe2 Qc7 29. Bh3 Bxc1 30. Rxc1 d4 31. Be6+ Rxe6 32. Nxe6 Qd7 33. Nxd4 Ng5 34. Rxc2 Rd8 35. f3 Qh3 36. Rc7 Rxd4 37. Rxb7 Rd8 38. Bd4 h5 39. f4 Ne4 40. Qc4+ Kh8 41. Qf7 Rg8 42. Qd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [A06]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (15.3), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 g6 3. c4 c6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. Ne5 Bd7 7. Nxd7 Qxd7 8. d4 e6 9. Nd2 Bd6 10. Nf3 Nf6 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O Ne4 13. Nd2 Nf6 14. a3 a6 15. Bd3 Qe7 16. f4 Rfc8 17. Qd1 Rc7 18. b3 Rac8 19. Bb2 a5 20. g4 Ne8 21. g5 Ng7 22. Qe2 Nf5 23. Nf3 Qf8 24. Qd2 Qe7 25. Rfe1 Qf8 26. Kh1 Be7 27. e4 dxe4 28. Bxe4 Rd8 29. d5 exd5 30. Bxf5 gxf5 31. Nh4 d4 32. Nxf5 Bc5 33. Qd3 b6 34. Re4 f6 35. Re6 fxg5 36. fxg5 Kh8 37. Rf1 Qg8 38. Qe4  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (15.4), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. d3 e6 6. b3 h6 7. Bb2 Be7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. c4 a5 10. a3 Bh7 11. Qc2 Na6 12. Ne5 Nd7 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. Nf3 Rfc8 15. Bc3 Qd8 16. Qb2 Bf6 17. Ne5 Nc5 18. Bd4 Qd6 19. f4 dxc4 20. dxc4 Nxb3 21. Qxb3 Qxd4+ 22. Kh1 Bxe5 23. fxe5 Qxe5 24. Qxb7 Bg6 25. Ra2 Rab8 26. Qa7 Rb2 27. Rxb2 Qxb2 28. Qxa5 Qxe2 29. Qa6 Rb8 30. Qxc6 Rb2 31. c5 Rc2 32. a4 Qe3 33. Qf3 Qxc5 34. h4 h5 35. Ra1 Qe5 36. Rg1 Rc3 37. Qf4 Qxf4 38. gxf4 Ra3 39. Bc6 Bc2 40. Rg5 Bxa4 41. Be4 Rh3+ 42. Kg2 Rxh4 43. Ra5 f5 44. Bf3 Rxf4 45. Bxh5 Kh7 46. Bf7 Bb3 47. Kg3 Rg4+ 48. Kh3 Bd5 49. Ra6 g6  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (15.5), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. c3 d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Re1 Re8 11. b4 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Qc2 Ne7 14. Nf1 Ng6 15. c4 a5 16. bxa5 Ne7 17. Rb1 Rb8 18. Bd2 Nc6 19. Ng3 Nd7 20. Rb5 Nc5 21. Reb1 Qc8 22. Be3 Re8 23. Nf5 Ne6 24. Qd2 h5 25. d4 exd4 26. N3xd4 Nexd4 27. Nxd4 Bxd4 28. Bxd4 Rxe4 29. Bc3 Rxc4 30. Rxh5 Qe6 31. Re1 Qg6 32. Rg5 Qxg5 33. Qxg5 Rxc3 34. Re4 Rc5 35. Qg3 Rxa5 36. Rg4 g6 37. Qb3 Kf8 38. Rh4 Ke7 39. Rf4 Nd8 40. Re4+ Kd7 41. Qe3 Nc6 42. Qf3 Rf8 43. Qf6 Re5 44. Rxe5 Nxe5 45. f4 Nc6 46. g4 Nd8 47. h4 Re8 48. h5 gxh5 49. gxh5 Re6 50. Qg7 d5 51. h6 Rg6+ 52. Kf2 Ke7 53. f5 Rf6 54. h7 Rxf5+ 55. Ke1 Ne6 56. Qh6 Re5+ 57. Kd1 Re4 58. h8=Q Rxa4 59. Qh2 Kd7 60. Qf6 Kc6 61. Qc2+ Rc4 62. Qxf7 Nc5 63. Qxc4 dxc4 64. Qxc4 b5 65. Qh4 Nb7 66. Qe4+ Kb6 67. Qg6+ Nd6 68. Kc2 Kc5 69. Kb3 Nc4 70. Qg1+ Kc6 71. Kb4 Nd6 72. Qc5+ Kd7 73. Qd5 c6 74. Qg8 Kc7 75. Qg7+ Kb6 76. Qd4+ Kc7 77. Ka5 Nb7+ 78. Ka6 Nd6 79. Qa7+ Kd8 80. Qh7 Nc8 81. Kb7 Ne7 82. Kb6 Kd7 83. Kc5 Ke6 84. Qh6+ Kd7 85. Qd6+ Ke8 86. Qe6  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [E21]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (16.1), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. e3 cxd4 7. exd4 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Be2 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. O-O Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nc6 13. Re1 b6 14. Nd2 Be6 15. Nf1 Rac8 16. Ne3 Ne7 17. Rc1 Ng6 18. g3 Rc7 19. f4 Ne7 20. Bd3 Rfc8 21. Qd2 Bd7 22. Ba6 Rd8 23. Bd3 Qd6 24. f5 Kh8 25. Rf1 Ng8 26. Ng4 b5 27. Ne5 Be8 28. Rce1 Rdc8 29. Qf4 Rd8 30. Re3 f6 31. Ng6+ Bxg6 32. Qxd6 Rxd6 33. fxg6 Rd8 34. Bxb5 Ne7 35. Bd3 Rxc3 36. Rxe7 Rxd3 37. Rfe1 Rf8 38. Rf7 Rg8 39. Rxa7 Rxd4 40. a4 Rg4 41. Rd1 Rxg6 42. Rxd5 Rg4 43. Rdd7 Rb8 44. Kg2 Rb2+ 45. Kf3 h5 46. Rd5 Rb3+ 47. Kg2 Rb2+ 48. Kh3 Rg5 49. Raa5 Rxd5 50. Rxd5 g5 51. g4 Rb3+ 52. Kg2 hxg4 53. Rd4 Kg7 54. Rxg4 Kg6 55. Rc4 Kh5 56. h3 f5 57. Rc8 Rb2+ 58. Kf3 Rb3+ 59. Kg2 Ra3 60. Rh8+ Kg6 61. Ra8 Kf6 62. a5 Ke5 63. a6 Kf4 64. a7 Ra2+ 65. Kf1 Kf3 66. Ke1 f4 67. Rg8 Rxa7 68. Rxg5 Ra1+ 69. Kd2 Kf2 70. h4 Ra3 71. h5 Rh3 72. Rf5 f3 73. Kd3 Ke1 74. Re5+ Kf1 75. Rf5 Kg2 76. Ke3 f2+ 77. Ke2 f1=N 78. Rf2+ Kg1 79. Rxf1+ Kg2 80. Rf2+ Kg1 81. Rf5 Ra3 82. h6 Rh3 83. Rf6 Kh2 84. Kf2 Rh4 85. Kf3 Kh3 86. Rg6 Ra4 87. h7 Rh4 88. Rg7 Rh6 89. Kf4 Kh4 90. Kf5 Rh5+ 91. Kg6 Kg4 92. Kf7+  1 – 0 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [C01]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (16.2), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. Qe2+ Qe7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Nc3 O-O-O 9. O-O-O Nf6 10. g4 Bg6 11. Bg2 Ne4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. a3 g6 14. Rhe1 Bg7 15. Bf1 h5 16. Nd2 Bxd4 17. Nxe4 dxe4 18. Bxd4 Nxd4 19. Qxe4 Qc5 20. c3 Nc6 21. Qf4 hxg4 22. hxg4 Rhf8 23. Rxd8+ Nxd8 24. Bc4 a6 25. g5 Ne6 26. Bxe6+ fxe6 27. Qe4 Qxg5+ 28. Kb1 Rf6 29. Re2 Qd5 30. Qe3 b6 31. Rd2 Qf5+ 32. Ka2 Kb7 33. Rd7 a5 34. Kb3 Qb5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (16.3), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 d5 3. Bb2 e6 4. c4 Be7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. O-O Nc6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bf6 11. Na3 Bd7 12. Nc4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Bc6 14. Ne5 Rc8 15. Rc1 Bxe5 16. Bxe5 Qa5 17. Ba1 Qxa2 18. e4 Ne7 19. Qg4 e5 20. Bxe5 Ng6 21. Bd6 Rfe8 22. b4 Rcd8 23. Bc7 Rc8 24. Bd6 Rcd8 25. Bc7 Rd4 26. h4 h6 27. h5 Ne5 28. Bxe5 Rxe5 29. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 30. Rxd1 Re8 31. e5 Bxg2 32. Kxg2 Qa4 33. Qd7 Qxd7 34. Rxd7 Rxe5 35. Rxb7 a5 36. bxa5 Rxa5 37. g4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – So, Wesley (2812) [A10]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (16.4), 2017-06-25
1. c4 g6 2. e4 e5 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. g3 Ne7 5. Bg2 d6 6. d3 c5 7. a3 Nbc6 8. Rb1 Be6 9. b4 Qd7 10. Nf3 h6 11. bxc5 dxc5 12. Nd5 g5 13. O-O O-O 14. Be3 b6 15. h4 g4 16. Nh2 h5 17. Rb2 Nd4 18. Bxd4 cxd4 19. f4 Bxd5 20. cxd5 Rac8 21. Rbf2 exf4 22. Rxf4 Qd6 23. Nxg4 hxg4 24. Qxg4 Ng6 25. Rxf7 Rxf7 26. Qxc8+ Rf8 27. Rxf8+ Qxf8 28. Qe6+ Qf7 29. Qc8+ Qf8 30. Qe6+ Qf7 31. Qc8+ Nf8 32. Bh3 Qf3 33. Qb8 Qe3+ 34. Kg2 Qd2+ 35. Kh1 Qxd3 36. Be6+ Kh8 37. Bf5 Qf3+ 38. Kh2 d3 39. Qf4 Qe2+ 40. Kh3 d2 41. Bg4 d1=Q 42. Bxe2 Qxe2 43. d6 Qd1 44. e5 Ng6 45. Qf5 Qh1+ 46. Kg4 Nxe5+  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B92]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (16.5), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 h6 8. Nd2 b5 9. Nf1 Bb7 10. Bf3 Nbd7 11. Ne3 Nb6 12. O-O Rc8 13. Qd3 g6 14. Rd1 Be7 15. a4 b4 16. Na2 a5 17. c3 b3 18. Nb4 axb4 19. a5 bxc3 20. axb6 c2 21. Rd2 Qxb6 22. Ra3 O-O 23. Rxb3 Qa7 24. Ra3 Qd4 25. Qb3 Qxd2 26. Bxd2 c1=Q+ 27. Bxc1 Rxc1+ 28. Nf1 Bxe4 29. Qe3 Rc4 30. Qxh6 d5 31. Bxe4 Ng4 32. Qh3 Rxe4 33. Rc3 Rb4 34. Rc2 Kg7 35. Qd3 Nf6 36. Qg3 e4 37. Qe5 Re8 38. Ne3 d4 39. Ng4 d3 40. Rc1 Bd8 41. Qc3 Rb7 42. Ne3 Rc7 43. Qd2 Rxc1+ 44. Qxc1 Bb6 45. Kf1 Bxe3 46. Qxe3 Rb8 47. Qd4 Rb5 48. Ke1 Rg5 49. g3 Rd5 50. Qc3 d2+ 51. Kd1 Rd3 52. Qe5 Rd5 53. Qf4 g5 54. Qe3 Kg6 55. h3 Rd3 56. Qb6 Kg7 57. b4 Nd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [D11]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (17.1), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. d4 a6 5. Bd3 Bg4 6. Nbd2 e6 7. h3 Bh5 8. b3 Nbd7 9. Bb2 Bg6 10. Bxg6 hxg6 11. Qc2 Bb4 12. O-O O-O 13. Bc3 Bxc3 14. Qxc3 c5 15. Rfd1 Rc8 16. Rac1 Qe7 17. Qb2 cxd4 18. Nxd4 Ne5 19. N2f3 Nxf3+ 20. Nxf3 dxc4 21. Rxc4 Rxc4 22. bxc4 Rc8 23. Ne5 g5 24. Qb6 g6 25. a4 Qc7 26. Qb2 Qe7 27. Qb6 Kg7 28. g3 Rc7 29. Qb2 Kg8 30. Rd4 Rc5 31. Rd1 Rc7 32. Kg2 Rc8 33. Rd3 Rc7 34. Rd1 Rc8 35. a5 Rc7 36. Qb6 Rc8 37. Rb1 Rc7 38. Rb2 Qc5 39. f4 gxf4 40. gxf4 Ne4 41. Kf3 Nd6 42. Rb4 Kg7 43. Ke2 f6 44. Qxc5 Rxc5 45. Nd3 Rxc4 46. Rb6 Ne4 47. Rxb7+ Kh6 48. Nb4 Rc3 49. Rb6 Ra3 50. Rxa6 Ra4 51. Nc6 Ra2+ 52. Kd1 Nc3+ 53. Ke1 Nd5 54. Ra8 Ra1+ 55. Kd2 Ra2+ 56. Kd3 Ra3+ 57. Kd4 Nxe3 58. a6 Nf5+ 59. Kc5 Rc3+ 60. Kb6 Nd6 61. a7 Rb3+ 62. Kc5 Ne4+ 63. Kd4  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [B23]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (17.2), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. h3 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 g6 7. Be3 Bg7 8. Qd2 O-O 9. O-O-O Bd7 10. f4 Rc8 11. Nb3 a6 12. Kb1 b5 13. Qe1 Qc7 14. Bd3 Nb4 15. Rc1 Nxd3 16. cxd3 Qb8 17. g4 b4 18. Ne2 a5 19. Qd2 a4 20. Nbd4 Qb7 21. Ng3 Rfd8 22. f5 Qa6 23. g5 Ne8 24. h4 a3 25. b3 Bb5 26. Rc4 d5 27. exd5 Rxd5 28. Nxb5 Rxb5 29. fxg6 fxg6 30. Qc2 Rbb8 31. Ne4 Qe6 32. Bf4 Ra8 33. Re1 Qg4 34. Bd2 Rxc4 35. Qxc4+ Kh8 36. Bxb4 Qxh4 37. Bc3 Bxc3 38. Qxc3+ Ng7 39. Rf1 e5 40. Qxe5 Qh3 41. Qf6 Qxd3+ 42. Ka1 Qd8 43. b4 Qxf6+ 44. gxf6 Nf5 45. b5 Rb8 46. Nc3 Kg8 47. Rb1 Kf7 48. b6 Kxf6 49. Rb4 Ke5 50. Kb1 Nd6 51. Kc2 h5 52. Kb3 g5 53. Na4 Nb7 54. Rb5+ Kf4 55. Rd5 h4 56. Rd7 h3 57. Rh7 g4 58. Kc4 Kg3 59. Kd5 h2 60. Nc3 Na5 61. Ne2+ Kg2 62. Nf4+ Kf3 63. Rxh2 Kxf4 64. Kc5 g3 65. Rh4+ Kf3 66. Kb5 g2 67. Rh3+ Kf2 68. Rh2 Nb7 69. Kc6 Nd8+ 70. Kc7 Rb7+  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B31]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (17.3), 2017-06-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Rb8 7. e5 Nh6 8. Nc3 O-O 9. h3 Nf5 10. b3 d6 11. Bb2 Nd4 12. Na4 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Qd5 14. Nc3 Qd6 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. Na4 Be6 17. c3 Bxc4 18. cxd4 Bd5 19. dxc5 e5 20. Nc3 Rbd8 21. Nxd5 Rxd5 22. b4 Rfd8 23. Bc3 e4 24. Bxg7 Rxd2 25. Qb3 Kxg7 26. Rxe4 R8d3 27. Qa4 Qd7 28. Rae1 Qd5 29. R4e2 Rxe2 30. Rxe2 Rd1+ 31. Kh2 Rb1 32. Qxa7 Rxb4 33. Qe7 Ra4 34. Qd6 Rc4 35. Qxd5 cxd5 36. Kg3 Rxc5 37. Kf4 Kf6 38. Ke3 Ke5 39. Kd3+ Kd6 40. a4 Ra5 41. Ra2 Kc5 42. Rc2+ Kd6 43. Ra2 Kc5 44. Rc2+ Kd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [A15]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (17.4), 2017-06-25
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 Nd7 8. Bf4 c6 9. Kc2 Nc5 10. Nd2 Bg7 11. Be3 Na4 12. Bc4 Nb6 13. Bb3 Nd7 14. a4 O-O 15. h4 h5 16. a5 Ne5 17. f3 Rd8 18. Rhd1 Kf8 19. Nc4 Rxd1 20. Rxd1 Ke8 21. Nd2 Bf6 22. Bd4 b6 23. Ra1 Bb7 24. g3 c5 25. Bxe5 Bxe5 26. f4 Bc7 27. axb6 axb6 28. Rxa8+ Bxa8 29. Bd5 Bxd5 30. exd5 Kd7 31. Kd3 Kd6 32. c4 e6 33. Ne4+ Kd7 34. dxe6+ Kxe6 35. Nc3 Bd8 36. Nd5 Kf5 37. Ne3+ Ke6 38. b3 Be7 39. Nd5 Bd8 40. Ke4 f5+ 41. Kd3 Kd6 42. Kc3 b5 43. Kd3 Kc6 44. Nc3 b4 45. Nd5 Kd6 46. Ke3 Ke6 47. Kd3 Kd6 48. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [C53]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (17.5), 2017-06-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3 d6 9. a4 a6 10. Qd2 Nh5 11. h4 Nxg3 12. fxg3 g4 13. Qxh6 gxf3 14. Qg6+ Kh8 15. Qh6+ Kg8 16. Qg6+ Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (18.1), 2017-06-25
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 Ba7 9. Re1 Ne7 10. d4 Ng6 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. Qb3 Qe7 13. a5 h6 14. Bf1 c6 15. Qc2 Be6 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 dxe5 18. Nc4 Qc7 19. Be3 Bxc4 20. Bxc4 Bxe3 21. Rxe3 Rad8 22. Rd3 Rxd3 23. Qxd3 Rd8 24. Qe3 Rd7 25. g3 Qd6 26. b4 Qd2 27. Re1 h5 28. Qxd2 Rxd2 29. Kg2 h4 30. Kf3 hxg3 31. fxg3 Rc2 32. Re3 g5 33. Rd3 Kf8 34. Bb3 Rb2 35. Bd1 Ke7 36. Ke3 Rg2 37. Kf3 Rh2 38. Bb3 Rxh3 39. Kg2 Rh8 40. Rf3 g4 41. Rf5 Rh5 42. Rf1 Rg5 43. Bc4 Rh5 44. Rf2 Rg5 45. Rf1 Rh5 46. Rf2 Rh3 47. Rf5 Nh5 48. Rxe5+ Kd6 49. Rf5 f6 50. Kf2 Nxg3 51. Rxf6+ Ke5 52. Re6+ Kf4 53. Rf6+ Kg5 54. Re6 Nh5 55. Re7 Rxc3 56. Be2 g3+ 57. Ke1 Nf4 58. Rxb7 Re3  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [A41]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (18.2), 2017-06-25
1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 Bf5 7. Re1 c6 8. Nc3 Ne4 9. Qb3 Qb6 10. g4 Nxc3 11. gxf5 Ne4 12. fxg6 hxg6 13. Qd3 d5 14. b3 Nd7 15. Be3 e6 16. h4 f5 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Bf4 Rae8 19. e3 Qd8 20. Kf1 Ndf6 21. Ke2 Ng4 22. Rf1 c5 23. Rac1 b6 24. dxc5 bxc5 25. Rc2 Rf7 26. Ng5 Rd7 27. Bf3 Ngf6 28. Rd1 c4 29. bxc4 d4 30. c5 Nd5 31. Qc4 Kh8 32. Kf1 Nxf4 33. exf4 Qc7 34. c6 Rde7 35. Bxe4 fxe4 36. Rxd4 Qxf4 37. Rd7 Qxh4 38. Rxe7 Rxe7 39. c7 Qh1+ 40. Ke2 Qh5+ 41. Ke1 Qh1+ 42. Ke2 Qh5+ 43. Ke1 Qh1+ 44. Kd2 Rd7+ 45. Ke3 Qe1+ 46. Kf4 Be5+ 47. Kxe5 Qa5+ 48. Qc5  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [E60]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (18.3), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 Bg7 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nf3 O-O 8. O-O Bf5 9. Nbd2 Nb6 10. Qa5 Qd5 11. Qa3 Qd6 12. b3 Na6 13. e4 Bd7 14. Bb2 Rfe8 15. Rad1 Rad8 16. Qa5 Qb4 17. Qg5 c5 18. a3 Qb5 19. Qe3 Bg4 20. Rc1 cxd4 21. Nxd4 Qd7 22. e5 Nd5 23. Qe1 Bh3 24. f4 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 Rc8 26. Qe2 Nc5 27. N2f3 Ne6 28. Nxe6 Qxe6 29. Rxc8 Rxc8 30. Rc1 Rxc1 31. Bxc1 Qc6 32. Qc4 Qxc4 33. bxc4 Nb6 34. c5 Nc4 35. Kf2 f6 36. e6 f5 37. Ke2 Kf8 38. Kd3 Na5 39. Bd2 Nc6 40. Kc4 Bf6 41. a4 Ke8 42. Kd5 Kd8 43. h3 h5 44. Be1 Ke8 45. Bd2 Kd8 46. Be1 Ke8 47. Bd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [A20]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (18.4), 2017-06-25
1. c4 e5 2. d3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. a3 a5 5. Nc3 g6 6. g3 Bg7 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. Rb1 Re8 10. e4 Bg4 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Nd4 13. Bg2 Nd7 14. Be3 c6 15. h4 h5 16. Bh3 Kh7 17. Kh2 Qe7 18. Ne2 Ne6 19. b4 axb4 20. axb4 Rf8 21. Ng1 Bh6 22. Bxh6 Kxh6 23. Nf3 f5 24. exf5 gxf5 25. d4 e4 26. d5 exf3 27. dxe6 Ne5 28. c5 Rad8 29. Qc1+ Kg6 30. Qf4 Ng4+ 31. Kg1 dxc5 32. bxc5 Rd3 33. Rfe1 Kh7 34. Bxg4 hxg4 35. Re5 Rd5 36. Rxd5 cxd5 37. Qd6 Qg7 38. Qd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – So, Wesley (2812) [A45]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (18.5), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. Nc3 a6 5. dxc5 e6 6. Na4 Bxc5 7. Nxc5 Qa5+ 8. c3 Qxc5 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Bd3 h6 11. Ne5 O-O 12. O-O Qe7 13. c4 Nxe5 14. Bxe5 dxc4 15. Bxc4 Rd8 16. Qf3 Nd5 17. e4 Nb6 18. Bb3 f6 19. Bc3 a5 20. a3 Kh8 21. Qe3 Ra6 22. Rad1 e5 23. Bxa5 Rxd1 24. Rxd1 Be6 25. Bxb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A45]
GCT Rapid TB Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1), 2017-06-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Nf3 d6 5. Be2 Nh5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Nfd2 Nf4 9. exf4 gxh4 10. c3 c5 11. dxc5 dxc5 12. Na3 O-O 13. O-O Nc6 14. Re1 h3 15. g3 e5 16. fxe5 Nxe5 17. Nf3 Nxf3+ 18. Bxf3 Qf6 19. Nc4 Rd8 20. Qe2 Be6 21. Bg4 Bxg4 22. Qxg4 b5 23. Ne3 Rd2 24. Re2 Rad8 25. Rae1 Rxe2 26. Rxe2 Qe6 27. Qxe6 fxe6 28. Kf1 b4 29. cxb4 cxb4 30. Rc2 b3 31. axb3 Rb8 32. Rc6 Rxb3 33. Rxe6 Rxb2 34. Nf5 Bf8 35. Nxh6+ Kg7 36. Ng4 a5 37. Ra6 Ra2 38. f4 a4 39. f5 Bb4 40. Ra7+ Kf8 41. f6 Ra1+ 42. Ke2 a3 43. Nh6 Re1+ 44. Kd3 Re6 45. Ra8+ Re8 46. Ra6 Rc8 47. g4 Rd8+ 48. Ke4 Ke8 49. g5 Bf8 50. Kf5 Rd2 51. Ra8+ Rd8 52. Rxd8+ Kxd8 53. g6 a2 54. g7 Bxg7 55. fxg7 a1=Q 56. g8=Q+ Kc7 57. Qg3+ Kd7 58. Qxh3 Qg7 59. Kf4+ Kc7 60. Nf5 Qb2 61. Qh7+ Kc8 62. Qg8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C89]
GCT Rapid TB Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2), 2017-06-25
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 Kf8 20. h4 Rxe1+ 21. Rxe1 f6 22. Qxf5 Bxf5 23. c4 Nb4 24. axb5 axb5 25. cxb5 cxb5 26. Rc1 Nd3 27. Rc6 Be5 28. Be3 Ra1+ 29. Kh2 Bd7 30. Rc2 Ne1 31. Rc5 Nd3 32. Rc2 Ne1 33. Rc5 Nd3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour Paris 2017 Blitz Round 1 – 9

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Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 20
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2785 19
3 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2761 17.5
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 17
5 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2800 14
6 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2781 13.5
7 So, Wesley USA 2812 10.5
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2808 9
9 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2749 8.5
10 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2708 6

Carlsen,M (2832) – Caruana,F (2808) [D00]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1), 2017-06-24
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bb5 Bxg3 9. hxg3 Qb6 10. a4 h6 11. O-O Ne7 12. Qb3 Qc7 13. a5 Bd7 14. Be2 Ng6 15. Qa3 c4 16. b3 cxb3 17. Nxb3 Ne4 18. Rfc1 Bc6 19. c4 dxc4 20. Rxc4 Qd8 21. Nc5 Nd6 22. Rc2 Bd5 23. Bd3 b6 24. e4 bxc5 25. exd5 exd5 26. dxc5 Ne4 27. c6 Qc7 28. Qb3 Rfd8 29. Qb7 Rac8 30. Rb1 Qxa5 31. c7 Rf8 32. Qb5 Qa3 33. Qxd5 Nc3 34. Rxc3 Qxc3 35. Bxg6 Rxc7 36. Ne5 Qc5 37. Bxf7+ Rfxf7 38. Rb8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov,V (2749) – Grischuk,A (2761) [A20]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1), 2017-06-24
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 Bc5 4. Nc3 d6 5. e3 a6 6. Nge2 Ba7 7. b3 Nge7 8. Bb2 h5 9. h4 Bg4 10. d3 Qd7 11. Qd2 Rb8 12. Rc1 O-O 13. Ne4 f6 14. N2c3 Nd8 15. Nd5 Ng6 16. Ba3 Ne6 17. f3 Bf5 18. O-O Kh8 19. Qe2 Rbd8 20. Kh2 Nc5 21. Rcd1 c6 22. Ndc3 b5 23. d4 Nxe4 24. Nxe4 Qe6 25. dxe5 Bxe4 26. fxe4 Nxe5 27. Qxh5+ Kg8 28. Bh3 Qf7 29. Qxf7+ Nxf7 30. cxb5 axb5 31. Rc1 Bc5 32. Bxc5 dxc5 33. Be6 Rfe8 34. Bxf7+ Kxf7 35. Rxc5 Rxe4 36. Rf2 Rxe3 37. Rxc6 Rdd3 38. Rg2 Kg6 39. Rc5 Re5 40. Rxe5 fxe5 41. Rf2 e4 42. Kg2 b4 43. g4 Rc3 44. Re2 e3 45. Kf3 Kf6 46. Kf4 g5+ 47. hxg5+ Kg6 48. Rxe3 Rc1 49. Re6+ Kg7 50. Re4 Rf1+ 51. Ke5  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2800) – Bacrot,E (2708) [D05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1), 2017-06-24
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 c5 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bb2 Be7 7. O-O b6 8. c4 Bb7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Rc1 Ne4 11. Qc2 Ndf6 12. Rfd1 cxd4 13. Bxe4 dxc3 14. Qxc3 Qc7 15. Bb1 dxc4 16. Ng5 h6 17. Qc2 Rfd8 18. Nf3 Be4 19. Qxc4 Qxc4 20. bxc4 Rxd1+ 21. Rxd1 Bxb1 22. Rxb1 Rc8 23. Rc1 Ne4 24. Kf1 Bf6 25. Bd4 Kf8 26. Ke2 Ke7 27. Rc2 g5 28. g4 h5 29. gxh5 Rh8 30. c5 Bxd4 31. exd4 bxc5 32. dxc5 Rxh5 33. Ke3 f5 34. c6 Rh8 35. Ne5 Rc8 36. Rb2 Kd6 37. Kd4 g4 38. Rb7 Rc7 39. Rb8 Rxc6 40. Nxc6 Kxc6 41. Ke3 e5 42. Ra8 Kb7 43. Re8 Nd6 44. Rxe5 Nc4+ 45. Kf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2781) – So,W (2812) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. a4 a5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 d6 10. c3 Kg7 11. Na3 Bg4 12. Nc2 Nh5 13. Ne3 Bxe3 14. fxe3 Nxg3 15. hxg3 f5 16. Be6 Ne7 17. Qb3 Rb8 18. Nh2 Be2 19. exf5 Bxf1 20. Rxf1 h5 21. Qd1 Qe8 22. e4 Ng8 23. Qd2 Qe7 24. Bxg8 Kxg8 25. g4 h4 26. Nf3 Qg7 27. Qxg5 Qxg5 28. Nxg5 b5 29. Ne6 Rf7 30. axb5 Rxb5 31. Rf2 c6 32. g5 Rb8 33. Kh2 Rfb7 34. g6 Re8 35. Kh3 a4 36. Kxh4 Rbe7 37. Kg5  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Nakamura,Hi (2785) [C67]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne4 h4 13. b3 b6 14. Bb2 Rh5 15. Nh2 Bb7 16. Re1 Kf8 17. Rad1 c5 18. Rd7 Rc8 19. Ng4 Bc6 20. Rd3 Rd8 21. Rxd8+ Bxd8 22. e6 fxe6 23. Ne5 Be8 24. Nd3 Bc6 25. Ne5 Bxe4 26. Rxe4 Bf6 27. Ng6+ Kf7 28. Bxf6 gxf6 29. Nf4 Nd6 30. Ra4 Rf5 31. Nd3 c4 32. bxc4 Ra5 33. Rxa5 bxa5 34. Nb2 Ne4 35. Kf1 e5 36. Ke2 Nc3+ 37. Kd2 Ne4+ 38. Ke3 Nd6 39. Kd3 f5 40. Na4 Ne4 41. Ke3 Ke6 42. f4 c6 43. Nb2 Nc3 44. a4 c5 45. fxe5 Kxe5 46. Nd3+ Kd6 47. Nb2 Ke5 48. Nd3+ Kd6 49. Nb2 Ke6 50. Kd3 Ne4 51. Ke3 Nc3 52. Kd3 Ne4 53. Ke3 Nc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk,A (2761) – Nakamura,Hi (2785) [E21]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Qc2 d5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8. a3 Bxc3+ 9. Qxc3 dxc4 10. Qxc4 Nc6 11. Qc3 Re8 12. Rd1 e5 13. d5 Nb8 14. e3 c6 15. Be2 cxd5 16. Rxd5 Nc6 17. O-O Bg4 18. h3 Bf5 19. Rfd1 Rac8 20. Rc5 Qe7 21. b4 e4 22. Rxf5 exf3 23. Bxf3 Ne5 24. Qb3 Red8 25. Bd5 g6 26. Rf4 Kg7 27. Re4 Qf6 28. Red4 b6 29. a4 Rc7 30. Rf4 Qe7 31. Rfd4 Rdc8 32. Qb1 Rc2 33. Be4 R2c7 34. a5 bxa5 35. bxa5 Rc5 36. a6 R8c7 37. Bb7 Rc2 38. Qb4 Qxb4 39. Rxb4 Ra2 40. Re4 Ra5 41. Rd5 Ra1+ 42. Kh2 Nc4 43. Red4 Ra2 44. Kg3 Nb6 45. Rd6 Rc5 46. h4 Rf5 47. Rf4 Rxf4 48. exf4 Na4 49. Rc6 Ra3+ 50. f3 Nc3 51. f5 gxf5 52. Kf4 Ra4+ 53. Ke5 Ne2 54. Rc7 Ra5+ 55. Kd6 Kf6 56. Kd7 Nd4 57. Kc8 Re5 58. Rc4 Nb5 59. Rc6+ Ke7 60. Kb8 Kd7 61. Rc8 Re6 62. Rf8 Ke7 63. Rc8 Kd7 64. Rc1 Re8+ 65. Bc8+ Kd6 66. Kb7 Re7+ 67. Kb8 Re8 68. Kb7 Re7+ 69. Kb8 f4 70. Bb7 Re8+ 71. Bc8 Re7 72. Bb7 Re8+ 73. Bc8 Re2 74. Bb7 Rxg2 75. Rc6+ Kd7 76. Rc8 Rg6 77. h5 Re6 78. Rf8 Ke7 79. Rc8 Kd7 80. Rf8 Ke7 81. Rc8 Rd6 82. Bc6 Nd4 83. Kb7 Nxc6 84. Rxc6 Rxc6 85. Kxc6 Ke6 86. Kb7 Kd7 87. Kxa7 Kc7 88. Ka8 Kc8 89. Ka7 Kc7 90. Ka8 Kc8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – Karjakin,Sergey (2781) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. c4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qa4 Nb6 8. Qc2 Be7 9. b3 Be6 10. Bb2 f6 11. d3 Rc8 12. Nbd2 Nd4 13. Qd1 Qd7 14. e3 Nxf3+ 15. Nxf3 O-O 16. Qe2 Bd5 17. Rfd1 Rfd8 18. Rac1 Bf8 19. h4 a5 20. Bc3 Ra8 21. Rb1 Qc6 22. h5 Nc8 23. Rbc1 Qe6 24. e4 Bc6 25. Nh4 Nd6 26. f4 Nb5 27. Ba1 a4 28. Nf5 axb3 29. axb3 Nd4 30. Bxd4 exd4 31. Qc2 Ra3 32. Bh3 Qf7 33. Qc4 b5 34. Qxf7+ Kxf7 35. b4 Rc3 36. Ra1 cxb4 37. Ra7+ Kg8 38. h6 gxh6 39. e5 fxe5 40. fxe5 Bd5 41. e6 Re8 42. e7 Bg7 43. Nd6 Bf7 44. Nxe8 Bxe8 45. Be6+ Kh8 46. Ra8  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2812) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [A04]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. d4 d5 4. dxc5 e6 5. b4 a5 6. Qb3 axb4 7. cxb4 b6 8. cxb6 Qxb6 9. b5 Nbd7 10. e3 Nc5 11. Qd1 Na4 12. Be2 Bd7 13. O-O Be7 14. Qb3 Ne4 15. Nd4 O-O 16. Ba3 Bxa3 17. Qxa3 e5 18. Nf3 Nac3 19. Qb2 Nxe2+ 20. Qxe2 Bxb5 21. Qb2 Rfb8 22. Rd1 f6 23. Nc3 Nxc3 24. Qxc3 Qe6 25. Rab1 Rc8 26. Qb4 Be2 27. Rd2 Bc4 28. a4 Qa6 29. Ra1 Rab8 30. Qc3 Bb3 31. Qb2 Bxa4 32. Qa2 Qc4 33. h3 Be8 34. Qa7 Bf7 35. Rda2 Qc7 36. Qxc7 Rxc7 37. Ra7 Rxa7 38. Rxa7 g5 39. g4 Bg6 40. Ra1 h5 41. Nh2 h4 42. Nf3 Rb2 43. Rd1 Be4 44. Nd2 Bd3 45. Nf1 Bc4 46. Rc1 Kf7 47. e4 Bxf1 48. Rc7+ Kg6 49. Kxf1 dxe4 50. Rc3 Rd2 51. Kg2 Rd3  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot,E (2708) – Carlsen,M (2832) [B52]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2), 2017-06-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 e5 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. d3 Be7 8. a3 Bd8 9. O-O Nge7 10. b4 cxb4 11. axb4 Nxb4 12. Ba3 Nbc6 13. d4 exd4 14. Nxd4 Nxd4 15. Qxd4 O-O 16. e5 Nc6 17. Qxd6 Qxd6 18. exd6 Bf6 19. Rac1 Bxc3 20. Rxc3 Rfd8 21. Rb1 Rd7 22. Re3 f6 23. c5 Kf7 24. Reb3 Nd8 25. Kf1 Rc8 26. Ke2 Rc6 27. Rb5 Ra6 28. R1b3 Ra4 29. Ke3 Ke6 30. R5b4 Rxb4 31. Rxb4 Kd5 32. Re4 Nc6 33. Rh4 h6 34. Rh5+ Ne5 35. f4 g6 36. fxe5 gxh5 37. exf6 Rf7 38. Bb2 Kxc5  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov,V (2749) – Mamedyarov,S (2800) [A16]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2), 2017-06-24
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Rb1 Nc6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Qa4 Qd7 10. d4 Nxd4 11. Qxd7 Nxf3+ 12. Bxf3 Bxd7 13. Rxb7 Bxc3+ 14. Bd2 Be5 15. Bf4 Bxf4 16. gxf4 Rab8 17. Rxc7 Be6 18. Rxa7 Rb1+ 19. Kd2 Rb2+ 20. Kc3 Rxa2 21. Rxa2 Bxa2 22. Ra1 Be6 23. Kd2 Rd8+ 24. Ke3 Kg7 25. Be4 Rc8 26. f3 Rc4 27. Bd3 Rc5 28. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2800) – Grischuk,A (2761) [E60]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 dxc4 6. Qxc4 Bg7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. O-O Bf5 9. Nc3 Nbd7 10. Qb4 Nb6 11. Qb3 a5 12. Re1 Ne4 13. Nh4 Be6 14. Qc2 Nd6 15. Nf3 Nb5 16. Rd1 Rc8 17. h3 Qd7 18. Kh2 Rfd8 19. Bf4 Qe8 20. e3 Nd5 21. Na4 Nxf4 22. gxf4 Bf5 23. Qb3 Be6 24. Qc2 Bf5 25. Qb3 Be6 26. Qc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2781) – Bacrot,E (2708) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 O-O 8. Re1 h6 9. h3 Be6 10. Bxe6 fxe6 11. b4 Ba7 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Rxe3 Ne7 14. Nbd2 Ng6 15. Qb3 Qe7 16. g3 Rf7 17. Rf1 Raf8 18. Nh2 Kh8 19. Qd1 Qe8 20. Kg2 Nh7 21. Rf3 Nf6 22. a5 d5 23. Qe2 Qc6 24. Rc1 Qd6 25. Ng4 c5 26. Nxf6 gxf6 27. Qe3 Kh7 28. Qxc5 Qd7 29. exd5 exd5 30. c4 Rc8 31. Qb6 f5 32. Nb3 e4 33. dxe4 dxe4 34. Rfc3 Rg8 35. Nc5 Qd4 36. Nxb7 Qxb6 37. axb6 Rxb7 38. c5 Nf4+ 39. Kf1 Nd3 40. Rb1 Rc8 41. Ra3 Ra8 42. Ke2 Kg6 43. Ke3 Kf6 44. Kd4 Ke6 45. f3 Rd8+ 46. Ke3 Ne5 47. Rc3 Nxf3 48. Ra1 Ke5 49. Rxa6 Rbd7 50. Raa3 Rd1 51. Rc2 Nd4 52. Rca2 Nb5 53. Rb3 R8d3+ 54. Rxd3 Rxd3+ 55. Kf2 e3+ 56. Kf1 Nc3 57. b7 Rd1+ 58. Kg2 Rd8 59. Ra8 Rd2+ 60. Kf3 Nd5 61. b8=Q+ Kd4 62. Qh8+ Kc4 63. g4 Rf2+ 64. Kg3 f4+ 65. Kh4 e2 66. Qe5 Ne3 67. Qe4+ Kb3 68. Qd3+ Kb2 69. Qd2+ Kb3 70. Kh5 Rh2 71. h4 Ng2 72. Qxe2 Rxh4+ 73. Kg6 f3 74. Qxf3+ Kc4 75. Qxg2 Kb5 76. Qg3  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2785) – So,W (2812) [A06]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. b3 e6 4. Bb2 b6 5. c4 Bb7 6. d4 Bd6 7. Nbd2 O-O 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. Rc1 Ne4 10. O-O Nxd2 11. Nxd2 Nf6 12. c5 bxc5 13. dxc5 Be7 14. c6 Bc8 15. Qe2 Bb4 16. Rfd1 Qe7 17. Nf3 a5 18. a4 Ne4 19. Bxe4 dxe4 20. Ne5 Bd6 21. Qc2 f5 22. Nc4 Ba6 23. Nxd6 cxd6 24. Ba3 Bd3 25. Rxd3 exd3 26. Qxd3 Rac8 27. b4 axb4 28. Bxb4 Qc7 29. h3 Rfd8 30. Qb5 Qa7 31. Ba5 Rf8 32. Bb6 Qe7 33. a5 f4 34. exf4 Rxf4 35. a6 Rf5 36. Qa4 Qg5 37. Rb1 Qg6 38. Ra1 Rg5 39. g4 h5 40. a7 Kh7 41. Be3 Re5 42. g5 Rxe3 43. fxe3 Qxg5+ 44. Kh1 Qxe3 45. Qc2+ Kh6 46. Qg2 Ra8 47. c7 Qc3 48. Rg1 Kh7 49. Qe4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Topalov,V (2749) [D00]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3), 2017-06-24
1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 e6 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. Bg3 Nge7 7. Bd3 h6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. O-O Nf5 11. Bxf5 exf5 12. Nb3 Bb6 13. Qd3 Be6 14. Rfd1 Qf6 15. Qb5 Qe7 16. a4 Rfc8 17. a5 Bd8 18. a6 Bb6 19. axb7 Qxb7 20. Nc5 Qe7 21. Nd3 g5 22. Nde5 Nd8 23. h4 f6 24. Nd3 Nc6 25. Ra6 Qe8 26. Rda1 f4 27. exf4 g4 28. f5 Bxf5 29. Nd2 Qf7 30. Nf4 Ne7 31. Re1 Re8 32. c4 Rad8 33. c5 Bd7 34. Qb4 Nc6 35. Rxe8+ Rxe8 36. Qc3 d4 37. Qc1 Bd8 38. Nc4 Bc7 39. Nd6 Bxd6 40. cxd6 d3 41. Nxd3 Nd4 42. Nf4 Bb5 43. Ra3 a6 44. Kh2 Nf5 45. Qc7 Nd4 46. Rc3 Ne6 47. Nxe6 Qxe6 48. Bf4 Qf5 49. Kg3 h5 50. Rc5 Qd3+ 51. Kh2 Qg6 52. d7  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Caruana,F (2808) [C07]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. Nb5 Qd8 8. Bd3 a6 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. O-O Ne5 11. Be2 b5 12. Nf3 Qxd1 13. Rxd1 Nc6 14. Bf4 Bb7 15. a3 Bc5 16. b4 Be7 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 O-O 19. a4 bxa4 20. Nxa4 Nd5 21. c4 Nxb4 22. Rd7 Be4 23. Rxe7 Nc6 24. Bd6 Nxe7 25. Bxe7 Rfb8 26. c5 Rb3 27. f3 Bc6 28. Nb6 Ra7 29. Bd6 a5 30. Bd1 Rb4 31. Ba4 Bxa4 32. Rxa4 f6 33. Kf2 Kf7 34. Ke3 e5 35. Rxb4 axb4 36. c6 b3 37. Kd3 Ra1 38. Nc4 Ra6 39. c7 Rc6 40. f4 b2 41. Nxb2 Rxd6+ 42. Ke4 Rc6 43. fxe5 Rxc7 44. Nd3 Rc2 45. exf6 Rxg2 46. fxg7 Rxh2 47. Nf4 Kxg7 48. Kf5 Ra2 49. Ne6+ Kh6 50. Nf4 Ra5+ 51. Kf6 Rg5 52. Ne6 Rg6+ 53. Kf5 Rxe6  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot,E (2708) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [A04]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 c5 2. b3 d6 3. c4 g6 4. Bb2 e5 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. d3 Nc6 7. e3 f5 8. g3 Nf6 9. Bg2 O-O 10. O-O f4 11. Nd5 fxe3 12. fxe3 Nxd5 13. cxd5 Nb4 14. e4 Bd7 15. a3 Na6 16. Bc1 Nc7 17. Bg5 Qe8 18. Qd2 Nb5 19. a4 Nd4 20. Nxd4 Rxf1+ 21. Rxf1 exd4 22. Bf6 Bxf6 23. Rxf6 Qe7 24. Qf4 Rf8 25. Rxf8+ Qxf8 26. e5 Qxf4 27. gxf4 Bg4 28. exd6 Kf8 29. a5 Ke8 30. Kf2 Kd7 31. Bf3 Bf5  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – Nakamura,Hi (2785) [C65]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 Be6 7. Nb3 Bb6 8. Qe2 Qe7 9. Bd2 a5 10. Bc3 Nd7 11. d4 a4 12. Nbd2 a3 13. b3 exd4 14. Bxd4 O-O 15. O-O Ba5 16. Rad1 Rad8 17. Qe3 Bg4 18. Nc4 Bb4 19. h3 Bh5 20. Qf4 Rfe8 21. c3 Bd6 22. e5 Bc5 23. g4 Bg6 24. Ne3 Bxd4 25. Rxd4 f6 26. exf6 Qxf6 27. Qg3 Nc5 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 29. Qxc7 Rf8 30. Nd4 Bd3 31. Nef5 Bxf1 32. Kxf1 h6 33. h4 Re8 34. Kg2 Kh7 35. b4 Ne4 36. Qd7 Rd8 37. Qxb7 Nxc3 38. Ne6 Rg8 39. Qxc6 Qe5 40. Nc5 Qd5+ 41. Qxd5 Nxd5 42. b5 Rb8 43. Nd4 Nc3 44. Na6 Rb6 45. Nb4 Nxb5 46. Nxb5 Rxb5 47. Nc2 Ra5 48. f4 h5 49. Kf3 hxg4+ 50. Kxg4 Kg6 51. Nd4 Kf6 52. h5 Rc5 53. Kf3 Rc1 54. Nb5 Rc2  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk,A (2761) – So,W (2812) [A15]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. b3 g6 4. Bb2 Bg7 5. g3 b6 6. Bg2 Bb7 7. O-O O-O 8. d4 cxd4 9. Qxd4 d5 10. Na3 dxc4 11. Nxc4 Qxd4 12. Nxd4 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Rc8 14. Rfd1 Nc6 15. Rac1 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 Ne4 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. f3 Nc5 19. Kf2 Kf8 20. e4 f6 21. Ke3 Ke8 22. h4 Rd8 23. g4 h6 24. f4 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Rd8 26. Rxd8+ Kxd8 27. f5 g5 28. h5 Nd7 29. Kd4 b5 30. Ne3 a6 31. Kd5 Ne5 32. Ke6 Ke8 33. a4 bxa4 34. bxa4 Nd7 35. a5 Nc5+ 36. Kd5 Nb3 37. Nc4 Kd7 38. e5 fxe5 39. Nxe5+ Ke8 40. Nc4 Kd7 41. Ne5+ Ke8 42. Nc6 Kd7 43. Nb8+ Ke8 44. Nxa6 Nxa5 45. Nc5 Kf7 46. Nd3 Nb3 47. Ne5+ Kf6 48. Nd7+ Kf7 49. Ne5+ Kf6 50. Nd7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2749) – Karjakin,Sergey (2781) [A20]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4), 2017-06-24
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Be7 7. d4 e4 8. Ne5 f5 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Qc2 Qd7 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Bf4 c6 14. Rfc1 Bb7 15. e3 a5 16. h4 Rfc8 17. Qd1 Ba6 18. Rc2 a4 19. Rac1 Bd3 20. Rc3 Bb5 21. Bf1 Bb4 22. R3c2 Bxf1 23. Kxf1 Ra6 24. Kg2 h6 25. Rb1 Kh7 26. b3 a3 27. Rbc1 Qe6 28. Qh5 Rb6 29. Be5 Ra6 30. Qe2 Raa8 31. Bf4 Ra5 32. Qd1 Qd7 33. Qe2 Qe6 34. Qd1 Qd7 35. Qe2 Qe6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2800) – Carlsen,M (2832) [D02]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4), 2017-06-24
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Qc2 g6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Nbd2 Bf5 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. O-O Rd8 10. Qa3 Na6 11. c5 Qb5 12. e3 Nb4 13. Qc3 a5 14. a4 Qa6 15. b3 Nd3 16. Rd1 Ng4 17. Rf1 Bh6 18. Nb1 e5 19. Bd2 Bg7 20. Na3 Nf6 21. Ne1 Ne4 22. Bxe4 dxe4 23. Nxd3 exd4 24. Qb2 Qxd3  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Grischuk,A (2761) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. d3 dxc4 7. dxc4 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bc2 9. Rf1 Nbd7 10. Nc3 Bb4 11. Bd2 a5 12. a3 Bxc3 13. Bxc3 a4 14. Rac1 Be4 15. Rfd1 Ke7 16. Bf1 c5 17. Ne1 Bc6 18. f3 Rhd8 19. Nd3 b6 20. Kf2 Ne8 21. e4 Bb7 22. Ke3 Ba6 23. h4 Rac8 24. Nf4 f6 25. Rd2 Nd6 26. Nh5 Ne8 27. Rcd1 Ne5 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 29. Rxd8 Kxd8 30. Bxe5 fxe5 31. g4 Ke7 32. Kd2 g6 33. Ng3 Nd6 34. Kc3 Nb7 35. Bd3 Na5 36. Nf1 Bc8 37. Nd2 Bd7 38. Bc2 h6 39. g5 hxg5 40. hxg5 Nb7 41. Nf1 Nd6 42. Ne3 Nf7 43. Ng4 Bc6 44. Kd2 Kd6 45. Ke3 Nxg5 46. Nf2 Nh7 47. Nd1 Nf6 48. Nc3 Nh5 49. Bxa4 Bb7 50. Bd1 Nf4 51. Be2 Ng2+ 52. Kf2 Nf4 53. Bf1 Bc6 54. b4 cxb4 55. axb4 Be8 56. Ke3 g5 57. b5 Kc7 58. Na4 Bh5 59. Be2 Ng2+ 60. Kf2 Nf4 61. Bf1 g4 62. fxg4 Bxg4 63. Ke3 Bd1 64. Nb2 Bc2 65. Bd3 Bb3 66. Kd2 Kd6 67. Kc3 Ba2 68. Nd1 Kc5 69. Nf2 Kd6 70. Kb4 Kc7 71. Bf1 Kd6 72. Nd1 Bb1 73. Nf2 Kc7 74. c5 bxc5+ 75. Kxc5 Bc2 76. b6+ Kb7 77. Bb5 Bb1 78. Bc6+ Ka6 79. b7 Ka7 80. Kd6 Kb8 81. Kxe5 Ne2 82. Kxe6 Kc7 83. Bd5 Nc3 84. Ke5 Nxd5 85. exd5 Kxb7 86. d6  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2781) – Mamedyarov,S (2800) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 d6 7. c3 Ba7 8. Re1 h6 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Be3 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Bxa7 Rxa7 14. b4 Ra8 15. Qb3 Ne7 16. Ne3 Ng6 17. g3 Qd7 18. c4 Nh5 19. Qd1 Nf6 20. b5 Nh7 21. Rb1 b6 22. Nd5 a5 23. Nd2 Ne7 24. Nf1 f5 25. Nfe3 fxe4 26. dxe4 Rf8 27. h4 Nf6 28. Nxf6+ Rexf6 29. Qg4 Qxg4 30. Nxg4 Rf3 31. Re3 R3f7 32. Re2 Kh7 33. Ne3 Ng6 34. Kg2 Re8 35. Nd5 Nf8 36. Re3 Ne6 37. Rf3 Ref8 38. Rxf7 Rxf7 39. Re1 Kg8 40. Re3 Nc5 41. Nc3 Nb3 42. Rd3 Kf8 43. f3 Ke8 44. Rd1 Kd7 45. Nd5 g5 46. hxg5 hxg5 47. Rd3 Nc5 48. Ra3 g4 49. fxg4 Nxe4 50. Re3 Ng5 51. Re1 Ne6 52. Rh1 Nc5 53. g5 Rg7 54. g6 Rxg6 55. Rh7+ Kd8 56. Rh8+ Kd7 57. Rh7+ Kd8 58. Rh8+ Kd7 59. Rh7+ Ke8 60. Rxc7 Nxa4 61. Rc6 Kd7 62. Nxb6+ Nxb6 63. Rxb6 Rg4 64. Rc6 a4 65. Kf3 Rd4 66. c5 a3 67. Ra6 dxc5 68. Rxa3 Rb4 69. Ra7+ Ke6 70. Rb7 Rb3+ 71. Ke4 Rb4+ 72. Kd3 Kd5 73. Rd7+ Ke6 74. Rb7 Kd6 75. b6 Rb3+ 76. Kc4 Rxg3 77. Rb8 Rg4+ 78. Kc3 Rb4 79. b7 e4 80. Re8 Rxb7 81. Rxe4 Ra7 82. Rh4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2785) – Bacrot,E (2708) [A07]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. c4 c6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. Nbd2 Re8 8. Qc2 e5 9. e4 Na6 10. a3 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. dxe4 Nc5 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. b4 Ne6 15. c5 b6 16. Be3 bxc5 17. bxc5 Ba6 18. Bh3 Rad8 19. Rxd8 Qxd8 20. Bxe6 Rxe6 21. Rd1 Qc7 22. Qd2 Re8 23. Qd7 Qb8 24. Kg2 h6 25. h4 Qc8 26. Qxa7 Bc4 27. h5 Qg4 28. Qd7 Qxd7 29. Rxd7 Ra8 30. hxg6 fxg6 31. Nh4 Kh7 32. Rd6 Rxa3 33. Nxg6 Bd3 34. Kf3 Bc2 35. g4 Ra4 36. Nh4 Bxe4+ 37. Kg3 Bf8 38. Rd7+ Kg8 39. f3 Bd5 40. Rd8 Kf7 41. Nf5 Ra3 42. Rd7+ Ke8 43. Rb7 e4 44. fxe4 Bxe4 45. Kf4 Ra4 46. Ke5 Bd5 47. Kf6 Ra8 48. Bf4 Rd8 49. Bd6 Bxd6 50. cxd6 Rd7 51. Ng7+  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2812) – Caruana,F (2808) [A06]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 Bd6 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nc3 b6 7. Qc2 c6 8. Be2 Bb7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Rac1 Re8 12. Rfd1 Nc5 13. d3 Rc8 14. b4 Ne6 15. Qb3 Qe7 16. a3 c5 17. bxc5 bxc5 18. Nb5 Bb8 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Rb1 Bc6 21. d4 c4 22. Qc2 Nf4 23. Bf1 Ng6 24. a4 Qd7 25. Nc3 h5 26. g3 h4 27. Bg2 hxg3 28. hxg3 Kg7 29. Nd2 Qg4 30. Nf1 Qg5 31. e4 dxe4 32. d5 Bd7 33. Nxe4 Qe5 34. Ne3 f5 35. Rxb8 Qxb8 36. Ng5 Qb3 37. Qd2 c3 38. Qd4+ f6 39. Ne6+ Bxe6 40. dxe6 Qxe6 41. Bh3 Ne7 42. Re1 Kg8 43. Kh2 Qe5 44. Qd7 Red8 45. Qxa7 Rc7 46. Qb6 Qc5 47. Qe6+ Kg7 48. Bxf5 Qe5 49. Qb6 Rh8+ 50. Kg1 Qc5 51. Qb1 Nd5 52. Qe4 Nxe3 53. Rxe3 c2 54. Qg4+ Kf8 55. Bxc2 Qxc2 56. Qb4+ Kf7 57. Kg2 Qc6+ 58. Rf3 Rh2+ 59. Kxh2 Qxf3  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Topalov,V (2749) [B11]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5), 2017-06-24
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8. Rd1 b5 9. e5 Nfd7 10. d4 a6 11. Nb1 c5 12. c3 Nc6 13. Qg4 g6 14. Bh6 Qb6 15. Na3 b4 16. Nc2 bxc3 17. bxc3 Qb2 18. Rac1 Qxc3 19. Ne3 Qa3 20. Bf3 Nxd4 21. Bxd5 Rd8 22. Nc4 Qa4 23. Bf3 Rb8 24. Rxd4 cxd4 25. Qxd4 Qb5 26. Rd1 Rd8 27. a4 Qc5 28. Qe4 Rc8 29. Rc1 Rb8 30. Qd3 Rd8 31. Nd6+ Bxd6 32. Rxc5 Bxc5 33. Bc6 g5 34. Bxg5 Be7 35. Be3 a5 36. Bb6  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2800) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [E60]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 Nfd7 6. cxd5 Nb6 7. Qd1 cxd5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. a4 Bg7 10. a5 Nc4 11. Bxd5 N4xa5 12. Nf3 O-O 13. O-O Bg4 14. Be3 Rc8 15. Qa4 Bd7 16. Rfd1 e6 17. Be4 a6 18. d5 b5 19. Qa2 exd5 20. Nxd5 Nc4 21. Qxa6 Nxe3 22. Nxe3 Qe7 23. Qb7 Qxe4 24. Rxd7 Bxb2 25. Ra6 Qe6 26. Nd5 Qxe2 27. Rxc6 Rb8 28. Qc7 Qxf3 29. h4 Ra8 30. Rc1 Bxc1 31. Qxc1 Qa3 32. Qh6 Qa1+ 33. Kg2 Qg7 34. Qf4 Ra6 35. Rb7 Re6 36. Rxb5 Kh8 37. Rb7 Qe5 38. Qf3 Qe4 39. Qxe4 Rxe4 40. Nf6 Re6 41. Nd7 Re7 42. Nc5 Rxb7 43. Nxb7 Kg7 44. Nd6 Rd8 45. Ne4 h6 46. Kf3 f5 47. Nc5 Rd5 48. Ne6+ Kf6 49. Nf4 Ra5 50. Ke3 Ra4 51. Kf3 Ra6 52. Nd5+ Ke5 53. Nf4 g5 54. hxg5 hxg5 55. Nd3+ Kd4 56. Ne1 Ra3+ 57. Kg2 Ke4 58. Nc2 Rc3 59. Ne1 f4 60. gxf4 gxf4 61. Kh2 f3  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot,E (2708) – So,W (2812) [B51]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6), 2017-06-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bd3 Ngf6 6. Re1 b5 7. c4 Ne5 8. Nxe5 dxe5 9. Bf1 b4 10. d3 e6 11. Nd2 Bd6 12. a3 Nd7 13. Nb3 a5 14. axb4 cxb4 15. d4 exd4 16. Nxd4 Qb6 17. Be3 Bc5 18. Nb3 Bxe3 19. Rxe3 a4 20. c5 Qc6 21. Nd4 Qxc5 22. Rc1 Qb6 23. Nc6 Nb8 24. Qd6 Nxc6 25. Rxc6 Qd8 26. Qxb4 Qe7 27. Qxe7+ Kxe7 28. Rc7+ Kd6 29. Rxf7 Rb8 30. Ra3 Rb4 31. Rxg7 Rxe4 32. Ra7 Rb4 33. Ra2 Bd7 34. b3 axb3 35. Rd2+ Ke5 36. Raxd7 b2 37. Bd3 Rc8 38. Rd1 Rc1 39. Bb1 Rbc4 40. Kf1 Ra4 41. Re1+ Kf6 42. Rdd1  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk,A (2761) – Caruana,F (2808) [C44]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Be2 Nf6 4. d3 d5 5. Nbd2 Bc5 6. O-O O-O 7. c3 a5 8. a4 Re8 9. Qc2 h6 10. h3 Be6 11. Re1 d4 12. Nf1 Nd7 13. Ng3 Bf8 14. cxd4 exd4 15. Nd2 Nc5 16. b3 Nb4 17. Qb1 Bd6 18. Ngf1 f5 19. Ba3 fxe4 20. dxe4 d3 21. Bd1 Rf8 22. Re3 Bf4 23. Rf3 Qg5 24. Bc1 Rad8 25. Ne3 Nc6 26. Bb2 Ne5 27. Bxe5 Qxe5 28. Ra2 Nxe4 29. Nxe4 Qxe4 30. Rd2 g5 31. Qc1 Rf7 32. g3 Bd6 33. Rxf7 Bxf7 34. Bg4 Bxg3 35. Nf5 Bf4 36. Nxh6+ Kf8 37. Qc5+ Rd6 38. Nxf7 Kxf7 39. Qxc7+ Qe7 40. Qc4+ Kf8 41. Rxd3 Rxd3 42. Qxd3 Qc7 43. Kg2 Ke7 44. Bf3 b6 45. Qg6 Qc5 46. Qg7+ Kd6 47. h4 Qe5 48. Qf8+ Qe7 49. Qb8+ Kc5 50. Qc8+ Kb4 51. Qc4+ Ka3 52. h5 Bd6 53. h6 Bc5 54. Qd3 Qe1 55. Qc2 Qe6 56. h7 Qh6 57. Qf5 Bd6 58. Bg4 Qh2+ 59. Kf3 Bc5 60. Ke4 Qh4 61. Kd5 Qh5 62. Bf3 Qh6 63. Be4 Qd6+ 64. Kc4 Qd4+ 65. Kb5 Qb4+ 66. Ka6 Qc3 67. Qd5 Bd4 68. f3 Qc8+ 69. Kb5 Qc3 70. Qc4 Qxb3+ 71. Qxb3+ Kxb3 72. Bd5+ Ka3 73. Bb7 Kb3 74. Bd5+ Kc3 75. Bb7 Kd3 76. Bc6 Kc3 77. Bb7 Kd3 78. Bc6 Kc3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov,V (2749) – Nakamura,Hi (2785) [A18]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6), 2017-06-24
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. e5 Ne4 6. Nf3 Bf5 7. Be2 d4 8. Nxe4 Bxe4 9. d3 Bd5 10. O-O Nc6 11. a3 a5 12. Bf4 a4 13. Nd2 Be7 14. Bg3 O-O 15. Rc1 Qd7 16. Bg4 Be6 17. Bxe6 fxe6 18. Qc2 Rfc8 19. Rce1 Na5 20. Re4 c5 21. Nc4 Qc6 22. Nd6 Rf8 23. Rg4 b5 24. h3 Nb3 25. Qe2 Kh8 26. Re1 Rab8 27. Bh4 Qd7 28. Qe4 Nd2 29. Qe2 Nb3 30. Rd1 Na5 31. Qe4 Nc6 32. Bxe7 Nxe7 33. Rc1 Qa7 34. Rh4 Nf5 35. Nxf5 exf5 36. Qc6 Qe7 37. Rf4 Qxe5 38. g3 Rfc8 39. Qd7 Rf8 40. h4 g6 41. Qa7 Rfc8 42. Kh2 Qd6 43. h5 Qc6 44. Qe7 Qc7 45. Qe6 Rb6 46. Qd5 Kg7 47. Rxd4 Qe7 48. Qd7 Qxd7 49. Rxd7+ Kh6 50. hxg6 Kxg6 51. Kg2 c4 52. dxc4 bxc4 53. Rd4 Rbc6 54. Rc3 h5 55. Kh3 Kg5 56. Rf4 Rc5 57. Kg2 R8c7 58. Kf1 Rc8 59. Kg2 R8c7 60. Kh2 Rc8 61. Kg2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Karjakin,Sergey (2781) [A45]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nf3 Be7 6. Nb5 Na6 7. c3 O-O 8. a4 Bd7 9. Ne5 Be8 10. Bd3 Nb8 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. O-O Nc6 13. Qf3 a6 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. Nd4 Bd6 16. Bxd6 Qxd6 17. Qg3 Qxg3 18. hxg3 Rfc8 19. a5 Ne8 20. e4 Nd6 21. e5 Nc4 22. Bxc4 dxc4 23. g4 Be4 24. Rfe1 Bd3 25. Ra4 Rc7 26. f4 Rd8 27. Kf2 Rd5 28. Ke3 g5 29. g3 h6 30. b4 Rc8 31. Rh1 Kg7 32. Ra2 Rh8 33. Rd2 Rh7 34. Nf3 Rh8 35. Rhh2 Rhd8 36. Nd4 Rh8 37. Rh1 Rh7 38. Nf3 Rh8 39. Rhd1 Rhd8 40. Ne1 Be4 41. Rxd5 Bxd5 42. Nf3 Rh8 43. f5 h5 44. Nxg5 hxg4 45. Kf4 Rh2 46. fxe6 fxe6 47. Ne4 Kg6 48. Rd2 Rh1 49. Nf6 Rf1+ 50. Ke3 Rf3+ 51. Kd4 Rxg3 52. Nxd5 exd5 53. Kc5 Rxc3 54. Re2 Rf3 55. e6 Rf8 56. e7 Re8 57. Kxd5 c3 58. Kd6 g3 59. Re3 g2 60. Rg3+ Kf7 61. Rf3+ Kg6 62. Rg3+ Kf7 63. Rf3+ Kg6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Carlsen,M (2832) [C53]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. b4 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Nf1 Ne7 14. Ng3 Ng6 15. d4 Qd7 16. d5 Ree8 17. a5 c6 18. c4 cxd5 19. cxd5 Rac8 20. Qd3 Rc7 21. Bd2 Rec8 22. Nf5 Rc4 23. Rac1 Rxe4 24. Rxc8+ Qxc8 25. Nxd6 Rxe1+ 26. Nxe1 Qd7 27. Ne4 Nxd5 28. Bxh6 Bd4 29. Qc4 Qc6 30. Qxc6 bxc6 31. Bd2 f5 32. Nd6 Nge7 33. Nf3 Ba1 34. Nb7 e4 35. Ng5 Nc7 36. Nc5 Bd4 37. Nge6 Nxe6 38. Nxe6 Ba7 39. Nc7 Nd5 40. Nxa6 Kf7 41. Nc5 Bxc5 42. bxc5 Nc7 43. h4 Na6 44. Be3 g6 45. g4 fxg4 46. Kg2 Ke6 47. Kg3 Kf5 48. Bd4 Nb4 49. Kg2 Na6 50. Be3 Ke5 51. Kh2 Ke6 52. Kg3 Kf5 53. Bd4 Nb4 54. Bb2 Na6 55. Ba3 Nc7 56. Kg2 Na6 57. Kf1 Ke5 58. Ke2 Kd4 59. Bb2+ Kxc5 60. Ke3 Kd5 61. Kf4 Nc5 62. Kxg4 Kc4 63. Ba3 Kb5 64. Bxc5 Kxc5 65. Kf4 Kb5 66. Kxe4 Kxa5 67. f4 c5 68. h5 gxh5 69. f5 h4 70. f6 h3 71. Kf3  1 – 0 (view game)

So,W (2812) – Topalov,V (2749) [A06]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 g6 3. c4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d4 Bg7 6. e4 Nb6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Be3 Bg4 9. Be2 Nc6 10. d5 Bxf3 11. gxf3 Ne5 12. Qb3 c5 13. f4 c4 14. Qc2 Nd3+ 15. Bxd3 cxd3 16. Qxd3 Rc8 17. Bd4 Bxd4 18. Qxd4 Nc4 19. b3 Nd6 20. O-O Qd7 21. Qe3 Rc7 22. Ne2 Rfc8 23. f3 Qh3 24. Rf2 Rc2 25. a4 a6 26. Raf1 h5 27. Kh1 Rb2 28. f5 Rcc2 29. Rg1 Nxf5 30. exf5 Qxf5 31. Rfg2 Qxd5 32. Qf4 Kh7 33. Rg5 Qe6 34. Qd4 Qf6 35. Rxh5+ gxh5 36. Qd3+ Kh6 37. Qe3+ Kh7 38. Qd3+ Kh6 39. Qe3+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2781) – Grischuk,A (2761) [A45]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 cxd4 7. exd4 Nh5 8. Bg5 f6 9. Be3 Bd6 10. Bb5 O-O 11. O-O g6 12. Ne1 Qc7 13. g3 Ne7 14. Ndf3 Ng7 15. Bh6 Nef5 16. Bc1 g5 17. Ng2 Qf7 18. Re1 Bd7 19. a4 a6 20. Bd3 Rae8 21. b3 h6 22. c4 Kh8 23. Ba3 Bxa3 24. Rxa3 Bc6 25. c5 a5 26. Ra2 Ne7 27. Bb1 Bd7 28. Qd3 Qg8 29. h4 Ngf5 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Ne3 Nxe3 32. Qxe3 Nf5 33. Qc1 Qf7 34. Kg2 Kg7 35. Nxg5 Qh5 36. Nf3 Rh8 37. Rh1 Qg4 38. Qf4 Qxf4 39. gxf4 Rxh1 40. Kxh1 Ne7 41. Kg2 Nc6 42. Rd2 Rg8 43. Kf1 Be8 44. f5 Bh5 45. Nh4 Bf7 46. fxe6 Bxe6 47. Nf5+ Kf8 48. Nd6 Bh3+ 49. Ke2 Rg1 50. Bc2 Rg7 51. Ke3 Nb4 52. Bd3 Be6 53. f3 Nc6 54. Bb5 Ne7 55. Rh2 Ng6 56. Rh6 Bg8 57. Bd3 Re7+ 58. Kd2  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – Bacrot,E (2708) [A28]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7), 2017-06-24
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 d6 5. d4 g6 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. h3 Re8 9. Bc2 exd4 10. exd4 d5 11. cxd5 Nb4 12. Ba4 Bd7 13. Bb3 Bf5 14. Bg5 Qd6 15. Ne5 Ne4 16. Bf4 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Nxd5 18. Bg3 Qd8 19. Qf3 c6 20. Rad1 f6 21. c4 Nb4 22. Ng4 Qd7 23. Bd6 a5 24. Bxb4 axb4 25. c5+ Kh8 26. Qg3 Be4 27. Ne3 g5 28. d5 cxd5 29. Nxd5 Qc6 30. Qd6 Rad8 31. Qxc6 bxc6 32. Nxb4 Bf8 33. Rc1 Rb8 34. Rc4 Rb5 35. Rfc1 Reb8 36. a3 Bd5 37. R4c3 Bxb3 38. Rxb3 Rxc5 39. Rd1 Rcb5 40. Rf3 Bxb4 41. axb4 Kg7 42. Rd7+ Kg6 43. Rd6 Rf8 44. Rxc6 Rxb4 45. Rd3 Rb7 46. Rdd6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2785) – Mamedyarov,S (2800) [A15]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qh4 Nxc3 7. Qd4 f6 8. Qxc3 e5 9. e4 Nc6 10. a3 Bd6 11. Bc4 Qe7 12. h3 O-O-O 13. d3 Kb8 14. Be3 g5 15. b4 Qg7 16. b5 Ne7 17. a4 f5 18. a5 g4 19. hxg4 f4 20. Bxf4 Qxg4 21. Bg3 Ng6 22. b6 Nf4 23. Kf1 cxb6 24. axb6 axb6 25. Rh4 Qg6 26. Nxe5  1 – 0 (view game)

Grischuk,A (2761) – Bacrot,E (2708) [D34]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Nc6 9. Nc3 h6 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. a3 Ne4 12. Qd3 Nxc3 13. Qxc3 Bb6 14. b4 d4 15. Qd2 Bf5 16. Bb2 Re8 17. Rad1 Be4 18. b5 Na5 19. Qb4 d3 20. exd3 Bd5 21. Qg4 f6 22. Nh4 Bxg2 23. Nf5 Qc7 24. Kxg2 Kf8 25. a4 Rad8 26. Ba3+ Kg8 27. Nxh6+ Kh7 28. Nf5 Qf7 29. Rfe1 Re5 30. Rxe5 fxe5 31. Qh4+  1 – 0 (view game)

Topalov,V (2749) – Caruana,F (2808) [A20]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8), 2017-06-24
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. Nf3 e4 5. Nd4 Qb6 6. Nb3 a5 7. d3 a4 8. N3d2 d5 9. dxe4 dxe4 10. e3 Bg4 11. Qc2 Nbd7 12. Nc3 Bb4 13. Ndxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4+ Be6 15. O-O O-O 16. Qh4 Ne5 17. Nd5 cxd5 18. cxd5 Bg4 19. f4 Be2 20. fxe5 Bxf1 21. Bxf1 Qc5 22. Qd4 Rfd8 23. d6 Qa5 24. Kg2 Rac8 25. Bd3 g6 26. Be4 Rd7 27. Bd3 Re8 28. a3 Be1 29. b4 axb3 30. Bb2 Qd2+ 31. Kh3 Re6 32. Bb5 Rd8 33. Rd1 Qf2 34. Qf4 Qxb2 35. Bc4 Qxe5  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2781) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) [A20]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8), 2017-06-24
1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nb6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. Rb1 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. a3 Nd5 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Rc1 a4 14. Qc2 Re8 15. Rfe1 f5 16. Bc5 Bf6 17. e4 fxe4 18. dxe4 Bb3 19. Qc3 Qd7 20. Bf1 Red8 21. Bc4+ Bxc4 22. Qxc4+ Kh8 23. Be3 Qd3 24. Kg2 Qxc4 25. Rxc4 Rd3 26. Re2 Kg8 27. Rd2 Rxd2 28. Nxd2 Ra5 29. Nb1 Rb5 30. Bc1 Ra5 31. Nc3 Kf7 32. Be3 Be7 33. Kf1 Bd6 34. Rxa4 Rxa4 35. Nxa4 Na5 36. Ke2 Nc4 37. Bc1 b5 38. Nc3 c6 39. Kd3 Na5 40. Bd2 Nc4 41. Nd1 Ke6 42. Bc3 Nb6 43. Ne3 Na4 44. Nc2 Nc5+ 45. Ke3 Na4 46. Kd2 Bc5 47. f4 exf4 48. gxf4 g6 49. Bh8 Bd6 50. Ke3 c5 51. h3 Nb6 52. b3 Be7 53. Bc3 Bd6 54. Ba5 Bc7 55. a4 c4 56. Nd4+ Kd7 57. axb5 cxb3 58. Kd3 Na4 59. Bxc7 Nc5+ 60. Kc3 Nxe4+ 61. Kxb3 Kxc7 62. Kc4 Kb6 63. Kd5 Nf2 64. h4 Nd3 65. Ke4 Ne1 66. f5 gxf5+ 67. Kxf5 Kc5 68. h5 Nd3 69. Ne6+ Kxb5 70. Ng5 Kc6 71. Nxh7 Kd7 72. Kf6 Nf2 73. Kg7 Ke6 74. Nf6 Nh3 75. h6 Ng5 76. Kg6 Nf7 77. h7 Nh8+ 78. Kg7 Ke7 79. Ne4 Ke8 80. Ng3 Ke7 81. Nf5+ Ke8 82. Nh4  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2800) – So,W (2812) [D05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. Bd3 d5 5. b3 b6 6. O-O Bb7 7. Bb2 Bd6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Qe2 Nbd7 10. c4 cxd4 11. exd4 Re8 12. Ne5 Bf8 13. Rad1 Rc8 14. Rfe1 Rc7 15. Qe3 dxc4 16. bxc4 g6 17. Ndf3 Bg7 18. Ng5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Nd7 20. Qf4 Qe7 21. Ba3 Nc5 22. h4 Rd8 23. Bc2 Rxd1 24. Rxd1 Rd7 25. Rd6 Bxe5 26. Rxd7 Nxd7 27. Qxe5 Qxa3 28. Qc7 Qc1+ 29. Kh2 Qxc2 30. Qxd7 Qxf2 31. Qxb7 Qxh4+ 32. Nh3 Qxc4 33. Qxa7 h6 34. a3 Qc5 35. Qa8+ Kg7 36. Qf3 g5 37. Nf2 f5 38. g3 h5 39. Qe2 Qd6 40. Qxh5 Qd2 41. Kg2 g4 42. Qe8 Qd5+ 43. Kg1 Qd6 44. Kh2 Qc5 45. Qd7+ Kf6 46. Qd8+ Kf7 47. Qd7+ Kf6 48. Qd2 Qxa3 49. Qd8+ Kf7 50. Qxb6 Qf3 51. Qc7+ Kf6 52. Kg1 Qe3 53. Qd6 Qc1+ 54. Kg2 Qe3 55. Qf8+ Kg6 56. Qe8+ Kf6 57. Qd8+ Kf7 58. Qa8 Kf6 59. Qa1+ Kg6 60. Qd1 e5 61. Qd6+ Kf7 62. Qd7+ Kf6 63. Qc6+ Kg5 64. Qd5 e4 65. Qd8+ Kg6 66. Qd6+ Kg5 67. Qe7+ Kg6 68. Qe5 Qf3+ 69. Kg1 e3 70. Qe6+ Kg5 71. Qe7+ Kg6 72. Qd6+ Kg7 73. Qd4+ Kg6 74. Qd6+ Kg7 75. Nd3 Qd1+ 76. Kg2 Qe2+ 77. Kg1 Qd1+ 78. Kg2 Qe2+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen,M (2832) – Nakamura,Hi (2785) [C50]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8), 2017-06-24
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 Ba7 9. Re1 Ne7 10. d4 Ng6 11. Bb3 Bd7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nbd2 Bc6 14. a5 h6 15. Ra3 Qc8 16. b4 Bd7 17. Nf1 b6 18. Ng3 bxa5 19. bxa5 Rb8 20. Be3 Qb7 21. Rb3 Qa8 22. Rxb8 Qxb8 23. dxe5 dxe5 24. Bxa7 Qxa7 25. Nh5 Nxh5 26. Qxd7 Nf6 27. Qc6 Re6 28. Qc4 Ne8 29. g3 Nd6 30. Qd3 Kh7 31. Kg2 Qc5 32. Bb3 Rf6 33. h4 Qxa5 34. Nh2 Qb6 35. Qc2 Rxf2+ 36. Qxf2 Qxb3 37. Nf3 Qxc3 38. Qe3 Qxe3 39. Rxe3 h5 40. Nd2 Nf8 41. Ra3 Ne6 42. Rxa6 f6 43. Kf3 Nd4+ 44. Kf2 Kg6 45. Ra8 Ne6 46. Ke3 Nd4 47. Ra2 Kf7 48. Kd3 Ne6 49. Rc2 Ke7 50. Nf1 Nb7 51. Ra2 g6 52. Ra8 Nd6 53. Ra5 Nb7 54. Ra8 Nd6 55. Ra5 Nb7 56. Ra8 Nec5+ 57. Ke3 Nd6 58. Nd2 f5 59. exf5 Nxf5+ 60. Kf3 Nd4+ 61. Ke3 Nf5+ 62. Kf3 Nd4+ 63. Kf2 Nf5 64. Rg8 e4 65. Nc4 Nd3+ 66. Ke2 Nxg3+ 67. Ke3 Kf6 68. Rc8 Nc5 69. Rxc7 Nf5+ 70. Kf2 Nd3+ 71. Ke2 Nf4+ 72. Kf2 Nd3+ 73. Ke2 Nf4+ 74. Kf2 Nxh4 75. Rc6+ Kg5 76. Nd6 e3+ 77. Kxe3 Nf5+ 78. Nxf5 Kxf5 79. Kf3 g5 80. Rc5+ Kf6 81. Ke4 h4 82. Rc6+ Kf7 83. Kf5 h3 84. Kxg5 Ne2 85. Rh6 Ng1 86. Kg4 Kg7 87. Rh4 Kg6 88. Kg3 Ne2+ 89. Kf3 Nc3 90. Rxh3 Nd5 91. Ke4 Nf6+ 92. Ke5 Ng4+ 93. Kf4 Nf6 94. Rd3 Kf7 95. Ke5 Ke7 96. Rb3 Nd7+ 97. Kd5 Nf6+ 98. Kc6 Ke6 99. Rf3 Ke5 100. Rf1 Ke6 101. Re1+ Kf5 102. Kd6 Ne4+ 103. Kd5 Nf6+ 104. Kd4 Ng4 105. Rf1+ Ke6 106. Rg1 Kf5 107. Ra1 Ke6 108. Ra5 Nf6 109. Ra6+ Kf5 110. Rxf6+ Kxf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) – Grischuk,A (2761) [B35]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9), 2017-06-24
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. Qd2 Rc8 11. h4 h5 12. O-O-O Ne5 13. Kb1 Nc4 14. Bxc4 Rxc4 15. Nde2 Re8 16. Bh6 Bh8 17. g4 Qa5 18. gxh5 Qxh5 19. Bg5 Qxf3 20. Rdf1 Nxe4 21. Rxf3 Nxd2+ 22. Bxd2 Bc6 23. Rfh3 Bxh1 24. Rxh1 Bf6 25. h5 Rh4 26. Rxh4 Bxh4 27. hxg6 fxg6 28. Kc1 Kf7 29. Nd4 Bf6 30. Nf3 Rh8 31. Kd1 Bxc3 32. Bxc3 e5 33. Ke2 Ke6 34. Be1 Kf5 35. c4 g5 36. Bf2 g4 37. Nd2 a6 38. Nf1 Rh3 39. Bg3 b5 40. b3 bxc4 41. bxc4 Ke6 42. a3 d5 43. cxd5+ Kxd5 44. Kf2 Ke4 45. Nd2+ Kd3 46. Nb3 Kc4 47. Nd2+ Kd3 48. Nb3 e4 49. Nc5+ Kd4 50. Nxa6 e3+ 51. Kg2 e2 52. Bf2+ Kc4 53. Nb4 Rxa3 54. Nc2 Rc3 55. Ne1 Kd5 56. Bg3 Ke4 57. Kf2 Rb3 58. Bc7 Rb7 59. Bg3 Rb3 60. Bc7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2808) – Mamedyarov,S (2800) [C77]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9), 2017-06-24
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. Nc3 d6 8. Nd5 h6 9. c3 O-O 10. O-O Rb8 11. Nxf6+ Qxf6 12. h3 Ne7 13. d4 Bb6 14. Be3 Ng6 15. a4 Nf4 16. a5 exd4 17. Bxf4 Qxf4 18. axb6 Rxb6 19. Qxd4 Bxh3 20. e5 Qxd4 21. cxd4 Bg4 22. Rfc1 Rc8 23. exd6 Bxf3 24. gxf3 Rxd6 25. d5 c5 26. dxc6 Rcxc6 27. Rxc6 Rxc6 28. Rd1 g6 29. Rd7 Rf6 30. Bd5 Rf5 31. Be4 Rg5+ 32. Kf1 a5 33. Ke2 Kf8 34. Ke3 h5 35. f4 Rc5 36. Bd5 Ke8 37. Kd4 Rc2 38. Rb7 Rxf2 39. Ke5 Rxb2 40. Rxf7 a4 41. Kd6 Re2 42. Rg7 Kd8 43. Rxg6 a3 44. f5 Re8 45. f6  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2785) – Karjakin,Sergey (2781) [A05]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9), 2017-06-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. e3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. b3 Be7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. d4 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Nbd2 c5 10. Rc1 Rc8 11. Qe2 cxd4 12. Nxd4 dxc4 13. Nxc4 Rc5 14. Rfd1 Qa8 15. f3 Re8 16. Ba3 Rxc4 17. Rxc4 Bxa3 18. Nb5 Bd5 19. Ra4 Bc5 20. Nc7 Qb8 21. Nxe8 Nxe8 22. Bb5 Ndf6 23. Kh1 g6 24. e4 Bb7 25. b4 Bd6 26. g3 Be5 27. Ba6 Kg7 28. Bxb7 Qxb7 29. b5 Qb8 30. Rc4 Bd6 31. Rc6 Bc5 32. Qb2 e5 33. Kg2 h5 34. h4 Kg8 35. Qd2 Bd4 36. Qb4 Qb7 37. Qc4 Kg7 38. a4 Qe7 39. Rxd4 exd4 40. Qxd4 Qd7 41. Qc3 Qd1 42. Qc2 Qd4 43. Rc4 Qa1 44. Qd2 Nd6 45. Rc1 Qe5 46. Qc3 Qxc3 47. Rxc3 Nfe8 48. e5 Nb7 49. Rc8 Kf8 50. Ra8 Na5 51. Rxa7 Nc4 52. f4 Ng7 53. a5 bxa5 54. Rc7 Ne3+ 55. Kf3 Nd5 56. Rc5 Nb6 57. Rc6 Nd7 58. b6 Ne6 59. Rc8+ Ke7 60. b7 Nd4+ 61. Kf2 a4 62. Rc7  1 – 0 (view game)

Bacrot,E (2708) – Topalov,V (2749) [B11]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9), 2017-06-24
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. d4 e6 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. e5 Nfd7 7. h3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3 c5 9. dxc5 Nc6 10. Qg3 Ncxe5 11. Bb5 a6 12. Ba4 Nc6 13. Be3 Qa5 14. a3 Qd8 15. O-O h5 16. Rfe1 h4 17. Qg4 Nf6 18. Qg5 Rh5 19. Qf4 Be7 20. Rad1 Kf8 21. Bxc6 bxc6 22. Bd4 Kg8 23. b4 Nd7 24. Na4 Rf5 25. Qh2 a5 26. Nb2 axb4 27. axb4 e5 28. Be3 Bf6 29. b5 d4 30. bxc6 Nxc5 31. c7 Qc8 32. Bc1 Ne6 33. g4 hxg3 34. fxg3 Qxc7 35. Qg2 Rc8 36. g4 Rg5 37. Bxg5 Bxg5 38. Nd3 Be3+ 39. Kh1 Qxc2 40. Qxc2 Rxc2 41. Nxe5 Ng5 42. Rxe3 dxe3 43. Re1 f6 44. h4 Ne4 45. Nd3 Ng3+ 46. Kg1 Ne2+ 47. Kf1 Ng3+ 48. Kg1 Rc4 49. Kg2 Rxg4 50. Kh3 Rg6 51. Rg1 Rh6 52. Rxg3 g5 53. Rxe3 Rxh4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2812) – Carlsen,M (2832) [E21]
GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9), 2017-06-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Qc2 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 c5 9. dxc5 Nbd7 10. e3 Qa5 11. Bd3 Ne4 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Ndxc5 14. Nd4 Nxd3 15. Qxd3 Re8 16. Rfc1 Bd7 17. c4 dxc4 18. Rxc4 Qd5 19. Rcc1 Rac8 20. Qa3 a6 21. f3 Nd6 22. Bf2 Nc4 23. Qd3 b5 24. e4 Qd6 25. Qb3 Qg6 26. Rd1 Nb6 27. Ne2 Be6 28. Qb4 Na4 29. a3 Rc2 30. Rd2 Rec8 31. Rad1 Kh7 32. h4 Qf6 33. Qd6 Qb2 34. Rxc2 Qxc2 35. Nf4 Nb2 36. Re1 Qc6 37. Qd4 Nc4 38. Rd1 f6 39. h5 Bf7 40. Qd7 Qc7 41. Qf5+ Kg8 42. Rd7 Qe5 43. Qg4 Qa1+ 44. Kh2 Ne5 45. Qf5 Nxd7 46. Qxd7 Re8 47. Nd5 Qe5+ 48. Bg3 Qxh5+  0 – 1 (view game)

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Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 14
2 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2761 13
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2785 12
4 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2800 11
5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 11
6 So, Wesley USA 2812 9
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2781 8
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2749 5
9 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2708 4
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2808 3

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [B11]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7.1), 2017-06-23
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. Be2 Bc5 7. O-O Ne7 8. Na4 Bd6 9. d4 dxe4 10. Qxe4 Nd7 11. Rd1 O-O 12. Nc3 Nd5 13. Qf3 Nxc3 14. Qxc3 Qh4 15. Qf3 Nf6 16. Bf1 Rad8 17. c3 h6 18. g3 Qe4 19. Qxe4 Nxe4 20. Bg2 Nf6 21. Kf1 a5 22. b3 Rd7 23. Bb2 Rfd8 24. Ke2 Nd5 25. c4 Ne7 26. Be4 Bc7 27. Rd2 f5 28. Bc2 Kf7 29. Rad1 g5 30. Kf1 b6 31. Re2 Ng6 32. Rde1 Re7 33. Rd1 Red7 34. Rde1 Re7 35. Rd1 Red7 36. Rde1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [C11]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7.2), 2017-06-23
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 Be7 8. Qd2 a6 9. Be2 b5 10. O-O O-O 11. a3 Bb7 12. Nd1 f6 13. c3 Rc8 14. Bd3 Na5 15. Qe2 fxe5 16. fxe5 cxd4 17. cxd4 Nb6 18. Nf2 Nbc4 19. Nh3 Nxe3 20. Qxe3 Nc4 21. Qe2 g6 22. Rf2 Qb6 23. Raf1 b4 24. axb4 Qxb4 25. Nhg5 Qb6 26. Kh1 h6 27. Bxg6 Kg7 28. Bb1 hxg5 29. Qd3 Rf5 30. g4 Rcf8 31. gxf5 exf5 32. Nxg5 Nxe5 33. Qg3 Ng4 34. Rxf5 Rxf5 35. Bxf5 Bxg5 36. Qxg4 Qh6 37. Bd3 Kh8 38. Rf7  1 – 0 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [C50]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7.3), 2017-06-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. h3 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 f6 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Nb3 Be7 11. Re1 Kh8 12. Bd2 Bg8 13. d4 exd4 14. Nbxd4 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Qd7 16. Qf3 Rfe8 17. Re4 Bf8 18. Rh4 Re5 19. Bd3 Rd8 20. Bf5 Qe8 21. Qd3 Ne7 22. Bxh7 Rh5 23. Rxh5 Qxh5 24. Bxg8 Kxg8 25. Be3 c5 26. Qb3+ Qd5 27. c4 Qe4 28. Ne2 Rd3 29. Nc3 Nf5 30. Nxe4 Rxb3 31. Bxc5 Bxc5 32. Nxc5 Rxb2 33. Rd1 Rb4 34. Rd5 b6 35. Nd3 Rb1+ 36. Kh2 Rd1 37. c5 Ne7 38. Rd8+ Kh7 39. cxb6 axb6 40. Rd7 Nc8 41. g4 Ra1 42. Nf4 Rxa4 43. Nh5 Ra7 44. Nxf6+ Kg6 45. Rxa7 Nxa7 46. Nd5 b5 47. Nb4 Kf6 48. f4 Ke6 49. h4 Kd6 50. h5 Nc6 51. Nxc6 Kxc6 52. g5 b4 53. h6 gxh6 54. gxh6 b3 55. h7 b2 56. h8=Q b1=Q 57. Qe5 Qd3 58. Qe6+ Qd6 59. Qc8+ Kd5 60. Kg3 Qg6+ 61. Qg4 Qf6 62. Qh5+ Kd6 63. Kg4 Ke7 64. Qh7+ Kf8 65. Qe4 Kg7 66. Qe8 Qg6+  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [A29]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7.4), 2017-06-23
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. Rb1 a5 9. d3 Be6 10. Be3 O-O 11. d4 exd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 c6 14. f4 f5 15. e4 Rf7 16. Bh3 Nc4 17. exf5 Bxf5 18. Bxf5 Rxf5 19. Qd3 Qxd4+ 20. Qxd4 Bc5 21. Rfd1 Bxd4+ 22. Rxd4 Ne3 23. Kf2 Ng4+ 24. Kg2 Re8 25. h3 Nf6 26. g4 Rc5 27. Rbd1 b5 28. a3 Re3 29. g5 Nd5 30. Nxd5 Rxd5 31. Rxd5 cxd5 32. Rxd5 Re2+ 33. Kf3 Rxb2 34. f5 Rb3+ 35. Kg4 Rxa3 36. Rxb5 a4 37. Ra5 Ra1 38. g6 hxg6 39. fxg6 Kf8 40. Ra8+ Ke7 41. Ra7+ Kf8 42. Ra8+ Ke7 43. Ra7+ Kf8 44. Kh5 a3 45. Ra8+ Ke7 46. Ra7+ Kf8 47. Rf7+ Kg8 48. Rf3 a2 49. Rf2 Rb1 50. Rxa2 Rb5+ 51. Kg4 Rb4+ 52. Kg3 Rb3+ 53. Kg4 Rb4+ 54. Kf5 Rb5+ 55. Ke4 Kf8 56. Rf2+ Ke7 57. Rf5 Rxf5 58. Kxf5 Kf8 59. h4 Kg8 60. h5 Kh8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [C53]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (7.5), 2017-06-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. a4 O-O 8. Re1 Ba7 9. h3 Ne7 10. d4 Ng6 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. Bb3 Be6 13. Bc2 h6 14. Nf1 exd4 15. cxd4 d5 16. e5 Ne4 17. N1d2 Bf5 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Bxe4 Bxe4 20. Rxe4 Qd5 21. Re1 Rad8 22. Be3 c5 23. dxc5 Bxc5 24. Bxc5 Qxc5 25. Qb3 Qd5 26. Qe3 f6 27. Rad1 Qxd1 28. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 29. Kh2 Rd7 30. Qb3+ Kh7 31. exf6 gxf6 32. Nd4 Re5 33. Ne6 b5 34. axb5 Rxb5 35. Qc2 f5 36. Qc6 Rf7 37. Nd8 Re7 38. Qf6 a5 39. h4 f4 40. Ne6 Reb7 41. Nd4 R5b6 42. Qf5 Kg8 43. Ne6 Nxh4 44. Qg4+ Kh7 45. Nf8+ Kh8 46. Qxh4 Kg7 47. Nd7  1 – 0 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B90]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8.1), 2017-06-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 h5 8. g3 Be6 9. Bg2 b5 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Be3 Be7 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Bf5 14. f4 Rc8 15. c3 Bh7 16. Qe1 O-O 17. Rd1 h4 18. g4 exf4 19. Nxf4 Bg5 20. Bd4 Re8 21. Qf2 Ne5 22. Rde1 Qd7 23. Be4 Bxe4 24. Rxe4 Qb7 25. a3 Rc7 26. Bxe5 dxe5 27. Rfe1 Rc4 28. Rxc4 bxc4 29. Ng2 Qxd5 30. Nxh4 e4 31. Nf5 e3 32. Qe2 g6 33. Nd4 Bh4 34. Rf1 Bf2+ 35. Rxf2 exf2+ 36. Qxf2 Qe4 37. Nf3 Qe2 38. Kg2 Qxf2+ 39. Kxf2 Rb8 40. Ne5 Rxb2+ 41. Ke3 Rh2 42. Kd4 Rxh3 43. Kxc4 Rg3 44. Kd4 f6 45. Nd7 Rxg4+ 46. Kd5 Kf7 47. c4 Ke7 48. Nb6 Rg1 49. c5 Rd1+ 50. Kc6 g5 51. Kb7 g4 52. c6 g3 53. c7 Rc1  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [D31]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8.2), 2017-06-23
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 Nf6 9. Nge2 Nbd7 10. h3 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. f3 b5 13. a3 a5 14. e4 Nb6 15. e5 Nfd7 16. Bc1 b4 17. axb4 axb4 18. Rxa8 Qxa8 19. Nd1 c5 20. f4 Bf8 21. Kh2 Qa2 22. Ne3 c4 23. Qd1 Qb3 24. Qe1 f6 25. Rf3 Qa4 26. Qh4 Qc6 27. Rg3 g6 28. f5 fxe5 29. fxg6 hxg6 30. Nf5 Qf6 31. Qh5 Re6 32. Nh4 Bg7 33. Nxg6 Qf7 34. Bh6 Nf8 35. Bxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – So, Wesley (2812) [A01]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8.3), 2017-06-23
1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. Nf3 e6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Nxg6 hxg6 9. e4 g5 10. Qe2 Nc6 11. e5 Nh7 12. d4 Qd7 13. c3 f6 14. exf6 Bxf6 15. Bh3 Nf8 16. Bg4 Kf7 17. O-O Ng6 18. Na3 Nce7 19. Rae1 Nf5 20. Nc2 Rh6 21. Rf2 Rah8 22. Rg2 b6 23. Ne3 c5 24. dxc5 bxc5 25. Bxf5 exf5 26. Rd1 Ne7 27. Ba3 Rc8 28. Qd3 d4 29. cxd4 Bxd4 30. Bxc5 Rxc5 31. Qxd4 Qxd4 32. Rxd4 Rc1+ 33. Rd1 Rxd1+ 34. Nxd1 Rd6 35. Nb2 Nc6 36. Rc2 Nd4 37. Rc7+ Kf6 38. Rxa7 Nxf3+ 39. Kf2 Nxh2 40. Nc4 Ng4+ 41. Kf1 Re6 42. a4 f4 43. gxf4 gxf4 44. Rd7 g5 45. Rd6 Ne3+ 46. Ke2 Nxc4+ 47. Rxe6+ Kxe6 48. bxc4 Kd6 49. Kf3 Kc6 50. a5 Kc5 51. Kg4 Kc6 52. Kf3 Kc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B31]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8.4), 2017-06-23
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. Re1 e5 6. b4 cxb4 7. a3 b3 8. cxb3 Nge7 9. Bb2 O-O 10. b4 a6 11. Ba4 d5 12. exd5 Qxd5 13. Nc3 Qd3 14. Ne4 b6 15. Rc1 Bb7 16. Qe2 Qd5 17. Qe3 Qd8 18. Qg5 f6 19. Qe3 Kh8 20. Qe2 Rc8 21. Bb3 Nd5 22. d4 Nxd4 23. Nxd4 Rxc1 24. Rxc1 exd4 25. Qd2 Re8 26. Qxd4 Nf4 27. Qxd8 Rxd8 28. Ng3 h5 29. Rc7 Bxg2 30. Bc1 Bd5 31. Bxd5 Nxd5 32. Rc6 Kh7 33. Ne4 Ne7 34. Rc7 Rd1+ 35. Kg2 Nd5 36. Rc6 g5 37. Bd2 g4 38. Rd6 Ne7 39. Rd7 Nf5 40. Nxf6+ Kg6 41. Ne4 Be5 42. f4 Bxf4 43. Rd3 Nh4+ 44. Kf2 Bxh2 45. Ke2 Ra1 46. Rc3 Nf3 47. Be3 Kf5 48. Nd6+ Bxd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C84]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (8.5), 2017-06-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 O-O 10. Bc2 b4 11. Re1 Re8 12. a5 Rb8 13. Nbd2 Bf8 14. Bb3 bxc3 15. bxc3 h6 16. h3 Be6 17. Ba4 Bd7 18. Nc4 Ne7 19. Bc2 Ng6 20. d4 exd4 21. cxd4 d5 22. exd5 Rxe1+ 23. Qxe1 Nxd5 24. Bxg6 fxg6 25. Nce5 Be8 26. Ba3 Bd6 27. Bc5 g5 28. Rc1 Nf4 29. Qe4 Bxe5 30. Nxe5 Qd5 31. Qxd5+ Nxd5 32. Re1 Rb5 33. Kh2 Bf7 34. Nxf7 Kxf7 35. Re5 c6 36. Rf5+ Ke6 37. Re5+ Kf7 38. Rf5+ Kg6 39. Re5 Rxa5 40. Re6+ Kf5 41. Rxc6 Ra2 42. Rd6 Nf6 43. d5 Ke4 44. Rd8 Nxd5 45. Re8+ Kf5 46. Bd4 Nf6 47. Re7 Rd2 48. Be3 Rd7 49. g4+ Kg6 50. Re6 a5 51. Ra6 Rd5 52. Kg3 Kh7 53. Kf3 Rb5 54. Bd4 Rb3+ 55. Kg2 Nd5 56. Be5 Rb5 57. Ra7 Ne3+ 58. fxe3 Rxe5 59. Kf3 Kg6 60. Ra6+ Kf7 61. Ra7+ Kf6 62. Ra6+ Ke7 63. Ra7+ Kd6 64. Rxg7 Kc5 65. Rg6 a4 66. Rxh6 a3 67. h4 gxh4 68. Rxh4 a2 69. Rh1 Kc4 70. Kf4 Ra5 71. Ra1 Kb3 72. g5 Kb2 73. Rxa2+ Rxa2 74. g6 Kc3 75. Kf5 Rf2+ 76. Ke6 Rg2 77. Kf7 Kd3 78. g7 Rxg7+ 79. Kxg7 Kxe3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C83]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9.1), 2017-06-23
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. c3 Be7 10. Bf4 O-O 11. Nd4 Na5 12. f3 Nxb3 13. axb3 Nc5 14. b4 Nd7 15. Nc6 Qe8 16. Nd2 Bh4 17. Bg3 Bxg3 18. hxg3 f6 19. Re1 fxe5 20. Nxe5 Nxe5 21. Rxe5 Qg6 22. Nb3 Bf7 23. g4 Rfe8 24. Rxe8+ Rxe8 25. Qd2 Re5 26. Nd4 h5 27. gxh5 Qxh5 28. Qf4 Re7 29. Kf2 Bg6 30. Rxa6 Qh1 31. Ne6 Re8 32. Qd4 Qh6 33. Nxc7 Re7 34. Nxd5 Rf7 35. Ne3 Kh7 36. Ra7 Rxa7 37. Qxa7 Qh4+ 38. Ke2 Qh1 39. Qd4 Qc1 40. Qd2 Qb1 41. Kf2 Bd3 42. Kg3 Bg6 43. Qe2 Bd3 44. Qd1  1 – 0 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [C53]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9.2), 2017-06-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. a4 O-O 8. Re1 Be6 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. b4 Ba7 11. Ra2 Ne7 12. Nbd2 Ng6 13. Nf1 Qd7 14. d4 exd4 15. cxd4 d5 16. e5 Ne4 17. Qb3 a5 18. bxa5 c5 19. Ng3 Nxg3 20. hxg3 cxd4 21. Ba3 Rfc8 22. Qb5 Qf7 23. Rd2 h6 24. Bb2 Rc5 25. Qb3 Rxa5 26. Bxd4 Qd7 27. Qb1 Ne7 28. Rb2 Rb8 29. Bxa7 Rxa7 30. Rb6 Nc6 31. Rc1 Rf8 32. a5 Nxa5 33. Nd4 Nc6 34. Nxc6 bxc6 35. Rcxc6 Qf7 36. f4 Ra3 37. Kf2 Qa7 38. Qg6 Qa4 39. Kg1 Ra1+ 40. Kh2 Qd1 41. Qxe6+ Kh8 42. Qxh6+ gxh6 43. Rxh6+ Kg7 44. Rhg6+ Kh7 45. Rh6+ Kg7 46. Rhg6+ Kh7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [C50]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9.3), 2017-06-23
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 O-O 8. Re1 h6 9. h3 Be6 10. Bxe6 fxe6 11. b4 Ba7 12. Nbd2 Ne7 13. Nf1 Ng6 14. Ra2 Nh5 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Rxe3 Nhf4 17. d4 Qf6 18. Kh2 exd4 19. cxd4 e5 20. d5 c6 21. g3 cxd5 22. gxf4 d4 23. Rea3 Nxf4 24. Ne1 d5 25. Ng3 Rac8 26. Ng2 Kh8 27. Qg4 d3 28. Nxf4 exf4 29. Nh5 Qg5 30. Rxd3 dxe4 31. Rd6 Qxg4 32. hxg4 Rf7 33. Re6 Rcf8 34. Rd2 Kh7 35. Rdd6 e3 36. fxe3 f3 37. Nf4  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [A29]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9.4), 2017-06-23
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. Rb1 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Bxb6 cxb6 12. a3 f5 13. e3 Bf6 14. Rc1 Kh8 15. Re1 Bf7 16. Nb5 Bh5 17. Qc2 Qd7 18. Nd2 Rad8 19. Nc4 Qxd3 20. Qxd3 Rxd3 21. Ncd6 Rb3 22. Nc7 Ne7 23. Ne6 Rb8 24. Rc7 Rxb2 25. Rec1 h6 26. h3 Rd2 27. Nxf5 Nxf5 28. Rc8+ Rxc8 29. Rxc8+ Kh7 30. Be4 g6 31. g4 Nd6 32. Rc7+ Kg8 33. gxh5 Nxe4 34. hxg6 Nd6 35. Rd7 b5 36. Kf1 b4 37. axb4 axb4 38. Ke1 Rd5 39. e4 b3  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [D37]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (9.5), 2017-06-23
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. a3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. e3 Nc6 9. Qc2 Qa5 10. Nd2 Bb4 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Nb3 Bxc3+ 13. bxc3 Qd8 14. Be2 Ne4 15. f3 Nf6 16. g4 Be6 17. O-O Rc8 18. Qd2 Qe7 19. a4 Nd7 20. a5 h5 21. h3 g5 22. Bg3 f5 23. Nd4 Nxd4 24. exd4 f4 25. Bf2 Qd6 26. Rfe1 Bf7 27. Bb5 Rfe8 28. Bxd7 Qxd7 29. Re5 Rxe5 30. dxe5 Re8 31. Bd4 Re6 32. Rb1 Be8 33. Qb2 b5 34. axb6 axb6 35. Ra1 hxg4 36. hxg4 Qh7 37. Ra8 Rh6 38. Qg2 Qb1+ 39. Kf2 Qc2+ 40. Kf1 Qd1+ 41. Kf2 Kf7 42. Ra2 Rh1 43. e6+ Ke7  0 – 1 (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour Paris Rapid 2017 Round 4 – 6

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Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 10
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2785 9
3 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2800 8
4 So, Wesley USA 2812 7
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2761 7
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 6
7 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2781 5
8 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2749 4
9 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2708 3
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2808 1

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [E60]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4.1), 2017-06-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 Nfd7 6. cxd5 Nb6 7. Qd1 cxd5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. a4 e6 10. Nf3 Bg7 11. h4 h6 12. O-O O-O 13. b3 Re8 14. Bf4 a6 15. Qd2 Kh7 16. Rad1 Bd7 17. e4 dxe4 18. Nxe4 Nd5 19. Rfe1 Qb6 20. h5 g5 21. Bd6 Rad8 22. Bc5 Qc7 23. Nd6 Nxd4 24. Bxd4 Qxd6 25. Nxg5+ Kg8 26. Ne4 Qb8 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. Qb2+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [A07]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4.2), 2017-06-22
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 b6 6. Nbd2 Bb7 7. e4 dxe4 8. dxe4 Nc6 9. a3 a5 10. e5 Nd7 11. Re1 Nc5 12. Qe2 O-O 13. h4 h6 14. Nf1 a4 15. N1h2 Qc8 16. Ng4 Rd8 17. Nxh6+ gxh6 18. Bxh6 f5 19. exf6 Bxf6 20. Ng5 Qd7 21. Qg4 Bg7 22. Rad1 Qe7 23. Rxd8+ Rxd8 24. Nxe6 Rd4 25. Qxg7+ Qxg7 26. Nxg7  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C50]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4.3), 2017-06-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. c3 d6 7. Re1 a6 8. Bb3 Re8 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Nf1 Bxb3 12. Qxb3 d5 13. Be3 Bf8 14. Rad1 Na5 15. Qc2 c5 16. exd5 Qxd5 17. Bd2 Nc6 18. Ne3 Qd7 19. Nc4 Qc7 20. a4 b5 21. axb5 axb5 22. Na3 Qb7 23. c4 b4 24. Nb5 Rad8 25. Ra1 Qd7 26. Ra6 Re6 27. Qa4 Qxd3 28. Bxh6 gxh6 29. Nc7 Nd4 30. Nxd4 Rxa6 31. Qxa6 Rd6 32. Nc6 Qf5 33. Nd5 Qe6 34. Qa8 Rxc6 35. Re3 Ne8 36. Rg3+ Kh7 37. Rf3 e4 38. Rf4 Ra6 39. Rxf7+ Qxf7 40. Qxa6 Bg7 41. Qc6 Bd4 42. Kh2 Ng7 43. Ne3 Qf4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [C07]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4.4), 2017-06-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd7 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nb3 Nc6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 a6 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. Bd3 Bd6 13. h3 Be5 14. c3 h6 15. Bh4 Bd7 16. Re1 O-O-O 17. Qf3 Bxd4 18. cxd4 Bc6 19. Qe2 Rxd4 20. Bg3 Qa5 21. Rac1 Qd5 22. Rxc6+ bxc6 23. Bxa6+ Kd7 24. Rc1 Ke7 25. Bb7 Ne4 26. Bxc6 Nxg3 27. fxg3 Qxa2 28. Qe5 Rhd8 29. Kh2 Kf8 30. Bf3 Qxb2 31. Rc7 Qb8 32. Qc5+ Kg8 33. Qe7 Rf8 34. Bh5 Qd8 35. Bxf7+ Kh8 36. Qxd8 Rdxd8 37. Bxe6 Rf2 38. g4 g6 39. Rc5 Re2 40. Bf7 Kg7 41. Bd5 Rd7 42. Bf3 Rb2 43. Rc6 Rbd2 44. Kg3 R2d6 45. Rc8 g5 46. Ra8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [C11]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (4.5), 2017-06-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Qd2 Qxb2 10. Rb1 Qa3 11. Bb5 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 a6 13. Rb3 Qe7 14. Ba4 Qd8 15. Bb6 Qh4+ 16. g3 Qg4 17. O-O Be7 18. f5 O-O 19. Rf4 Bg5 20. Rxg4 Bxd2 21. Bxd7 Bxd7 22. f6 g6 23. Nd1 Rfc8 24. c3 h5 25. Rd4 Bh6 26. Kf2 a5 27. Rb2 a4 28. Rd3 a3 29. Rb1 Ba4 30. Ne3 Rc6 31. Bd4 b5 32. h4 Rac8 33. Ke2 Kf8 34. Kf2 Ke8 35. Ke2 Kd7 36. Kf2 Kc7 37. Kf3 Kb7 38. Kf2 Ka6 39. Kf3 R8c7 40. Kf2 Rb7 41. g4 hxg4 42. Kg3 Bf8 43. Kxg4 b4 44. cxb4 Rxb4 45. Rxb4 Bxb4 46. Kg5 Bf8 47. h5 gxh5 48. Kxh5 Rc1 49. Rd2 Rh1+ 50. Kg4 Bb4 51. Rg2 Bb5 52. Rc2 Kb7 53. Bc5 Bxc5 54. Rxc5 Be2+ 55. Kg3 Ra1 56. Rc2 Bb5 57. Kf4 d4 58. Nc4 Bxc4 59. Rxc4 Rxa2 60. Rxd4 Ra1 61. Rd2 a2 62. Rf2 Kc6 63. Rc2+ Kd5 64. Rd2+ Kc4 65. Rf2 Kd3 66. Rf3+ Ke2 67. Re3+ Kd2 68. Rf3 Re1  0 – 1 (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [A45]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5.1), 2017-06-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 c5 4. Nf3 d5 5. Nbd2 Nc6 6. c3 cxd4 7. exd4 Nh5 8. Be3 Bd6 9. g3 O-O 10. Bd3 f5 11. Ne5 Nf6 12. Ndf3 Bd7 13. Bf4 Be8 14. Qe2 Qe7 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. Bxd6 Qxd6 17. Qe5 Qd7 18. Qf4 Qb7 19. Rb1 Bh5 20. Ne5 Qc7 21. O-O c5 22. Rfe1 c4 23. Bf1 Rfc8 24. b3 cxb3 25. Rxb3 Rab8 26. c4 Rxb3 27. axb3 Rb8 28. Rc1 Rc8 29. c5 Be8 30. Ba6 Rb8 31. Nd3 Qxf4 32. Nxf4 Bc6 33. Nxe6 Kf7 34. Ng5+ Ke7 35. Nf3 Kd8 36. Ne5 Kc7 37. Bd3 Rxb3 38. Ra1 Kb7 39. Bxf5 Bb5 40. Nf7 Rb4 41. Nd6+ Kb8 42. Kg2 g6 43. Be6 Bd3 44. Ra3 Rxd4 45. Rb3+ Kc7 46. Rb7+ Kc6 47. Rxa7 Kxc5 48. Nf7 Be4+ 49. Kh3 Rd2 50. Ng5 Rxf2 51. Nxh7 Nxh7 52. Rxh7 g5 53. Rg7 Rf6 54. Bxd5 Kxd5 55. Kg4 Rf2 56. Kxg5 Ke6 57. g4 Rxh2 58. Ra7 Rh8 59. Rg7 Bd5 60. Rg6+ Ke5 61. Rg7 Be6 62. Rg6 Rh1 63. Rg7 Bxg4 64. Re7+ Be6 65. Rg7 Rh2 66. Rg6 Rh7 67. Rh6 Rf7 68. Rg6 Ra7 69. Kh6 Bf5 70. Rg7 Ra4 71. Kg5 Be6 72. Rg6 Ra7 73. Kh6 Kf5 74. Rg5+ Kf4 75. Rg7 Ra8 76. Kg6 Bf5+ 77. Kf6 Ra6+ 78. Ke7 Ke5 79. Kf7 Rb6 80. Ke7 Bg6 81. Kf8 Kf6 82. Rf7+ Kg5 83. Rg7 Kh6 84. Rc7 Re6 85. Re7 Rf6+ 86. Kg8 Bf5 87. Re8 Bd7 88. Rd8 Be6+ 89. Kh8 Kg6 90. Re8 Kf7  0 – 1 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [B51]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5.2), 2017-06-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O Nf6 5. Re1 a6 6. Bf1 b6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 Bb7 9. Nc3 e6 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. a4 Rc8 13. h3 O-O 14. Qe3 h6 15. Bh4 Rfd8 16. Bg3 Ne5 17. Nd2 Nfd7 18. Kh1 Nc5 19. f4 Nc6 20. Nf3 Nb4 21. Qf2 Bf6 22. f5 Bxc3 23. bxc3 Na2 24. fxe6 Nxc3 25. Bxd6 Nxd1 26. Rxd1 Rxd6  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – So, Wesley (2812) [C67]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5.3), 2017-06-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Rd1+ Ke8 10. Nc3 Be7 11. Ne2 Nh4 12. Nxh4 Bxh4 13. Be3 Be7 14. a4 h5 15. a5 h4 16. Nd4 Rh5 17. a6 Rxe5 18. Bf4 Rd5 19. c4 Rd7 20. axb7 Bxb7 21. Nf5 Bf6 22. Re1+ Kf8 23. Be5 Bxe5 24. Rxe5 Rd2 25. b3 Rd3 26. Nxh4 Rxb3 27. h3 Rb4 28. Rh5 Kg8 29. Rc5 a5 30. Rcxa5 Rxa5 31. Rxa5 Rxc4 32. Nf5 Rb4 33. Ra1 Rb5 34. Nd4 Rb4 35. Nf5 g6 36. Ne3 Kf8 37. g4 Ke7 38. Kh2 c5 39. Rc1 Kd6 40. Kg3 Bd5 41. h4 Re4 42. h5 gxh5 43. gxh5 Re6 44. Rd1 c6 45. h6 Kc7 46. Ng4 Be4 47. Re1 c4 48. Kf4 Bg6 49. Rxe6 fxe6 50. Nf6 Kd6 51. Ke3 Ke5 52. h7 Bxh7 53. Nxh7 Kf5 54. Nf8 c3 55. Kd3 Kf4 56. Nxe6+ Kf3 57. Nd4+ Kxf2 58. Nxc6 c2 59. Kxc2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C81]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5.4), 2017-06-22
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. Qe2 Nc5 10. Nc3 Nxb3 11. cxb3 Be7 12. Be3 O-O 13. h3 Qd7 14. Rad1 f6 15. exf6 Rxf6 16. Ng5 Rd8 17. Rfe1 Rf5 18. Nce4 h6 19. Nxe6 Qxe6 20. Ng3 Re5 21. Qd3 Bc5 22. Rc1 Bb6 23. Re2 Nb4 24. Qd2 d4 25. Bf4 Rxe2 26. Nxe2 Nxa2 27. Re1 Re8 28. Kf1 Qxb3 29. Nxd4 Rxe1+ 30. Kxe1 Qa4 31. Nc2 Ba5 32. b4 Nxb4  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [D76]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (5.5), 2017-06-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Nb6 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. d5 Na5 10. e4 c6 11. Bf4 Nac4 12. Qe2 Bg4 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 cxd5 15. exd5 Re8 16. Rac1 e5 17. dxe6 Rxe6 18. Qc2 g5 19. Rfd1 Qe7 20. Bd2 Rd8 21. Nd5 Nxd5 22. Qxc4 Red6 23. Re1 Qf6 24. Qg4 h6 25. Rc8 Bf8 26. Bxd5 Rxd5 27. Bc3 Qg6 28. Re8 Rxe8 29. Rxe8 Qb1+ 30. Kh2 Qf1 31. Be1 Kg7 32. Qf3  1 – 0 (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – So, Wesley (2812) [D37]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6.1), 2017-06-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be2 Qb6 12. Be5 Nb3 13. Rb1 Bf5 14. Bd3 Be4 15. O-O Qg6 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Qxb3 exf3 18. Bg3 fxg2 19. Rfd1 b6 20. Qd3 Qxd3 21. Rxd3 Rfd8 22. Rbd1 Rxd3 23. Rxd3 Rd8 24. Rc3 Bf6 25. Rc7 a5 26. Rb7 Bxb2 27. Bd6 h6 28. Rxb6 Bc3 29. Kxg2 Rc8 30. Kf3 Rc4 31. Rb5 Rc6 32. Bc5 Rf6+ 33. Ke2 a4 34. Kd3 Be1 35. Ke2 Bc3 36. Kd3 Be1 37. f4 Rf5 38. Kc4 g5 39. fxg5 Rxg5 40. Bd4 Kh7 41. Rb1 Ba5 42. Rf1 Kg8 43. Rf6 Rh5 44. Ra6 Kh7 45. Ra8 Be1 46. Rh8+ Kg6 47. Rg8+ Kf5 48. Rg1 Bh4 49. Rf1+ Ke6 50. Kb4 Be7+ 51. Kxa4 Rxh2 52. Kb3 h5 53. a4 Bd8 54. Ra1 Ba5 55. Kc4 Rg2 56. Rf1 Bd8 57. Ra1 Rg5 58. Bc3 Bb6 59. a5 Rc5+ 60. Kd3 Rd5+ 61. Kc4 Rc5+ 62. Kd3 Rd5+ 63. Ke2 Ba7 64. a6 Rd7 65. Rh1 Rd5 66. Rf1 Rb5 67. Rf6+ Ke7 68. Rc6 Kd7 69. Rf6 Ke7 70. Rh6 Rb3 71. Bf6+ Kd7 72. Bg5 Rb6 73. Rxh5 Rxa6 74. Bf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [C07]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6.2), 2017-06-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nb3 Nc6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 a6 11. Re1 Qc7 12. Bf1 Be7 13. Qf3 O-O 14. Bf4 Bd6 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. Rad1 Qb6 17. Qb3 Qc7 18. c4 Bd7 19. Nf3 Rfd8 20. Ne5 Be8 21. Qe3 a5 22. b3 b6 23. g3 Rac8 24. Bg2 h6 25. Bf3 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Qc5 27. Rd4 a4 28. Kg2 axb3 29. axb3 b5 30. h4 bxc4 31. bxc4 h5 32. Qf4 Qa5 33. Nd3 Qc7 34. Ne5 Qa5 35. Qe3 Qc5 36. Kg1 Rb8 37. Qf4 Rc8 38. Rd2 Qa5 39. Qd4 Rc5 40. Re2 Qc7 41. Kh2 Kh8 42. Qf4 Kg8 43. Qd4 Kh8 44. Qe3 Kg8 45. Re1 Ra5 46. Kg2 Rc5 47. Qd4 Kh8 48. Qa1 Kg8 49. Re3 Ra5 50. Qe1 Rc5 51. Kh2 Kh8 52. Qe2 Kg8 53. Bxh5 Nd7 54. Nxd7 Bxd7 55. Rc3 Bb5 56. Ra3 Rxc4 57. Ra8+ Kh7 58. Bf3 Rxh4+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [D11]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6.3), 2017-06-22
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Bd3 Bg4 6. Nbd2 e6 7. h3 Bf5 8. Bxf5 exf5 9. Qb3 Ra7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Ne5 Bd6 12. O-O O-O 13. Ndf3 Nc6 14. Bd2 Ne4 15. Rfd1 Ne7 16. Rac1 f6 17. Nd3 b6 18. Bb4 a5 19. Bxd6 Qxd6 20. Rc2 g5 21. Rdc1 Rb8 22. Qb5 Qd7 23. Qxd7 Rxd7 24. Nd2 Kf7 25. Nb1 Nd6 26. Nd2 Ng6 27. Nb1 Ne7 28. b3 Rc8 29. Rxc8 Ndxc8 30. Nc3 Nd6 31. Na4 Rb7 32. Kf1 h6 33. Nc3 Rc7 34. Na4 Rb7 35. Nc3 Rc7 36. Na4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [A21]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6.4), 2017-06-22
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. e3 Nf6 5. b4 Be7 6. Nxe7 Qxe7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. Nf3 d6 9. d3 b6 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O Nbd7 12. Nd2 h6 13. d4 Nh7 14. d5 f5 15. a4 c6 16. dxc6 Bxc6 17. a5 Ndf6 18. b5 Bb7 19. a6 Bc8 20. f4 Re8 21. fxe5 dxe5 22. Qb3 Ng5 23. Nf3 Nf7 24. Nh4 Ne4 25. Nxf5 Qg5 26. Ng3 Nd2 27. Qc3 Nxf1 28. Rxf1 Bg4 29. Ne4 Qh4 30. Bd3 Be6 31. c5 bxc5 32. Qxc5 Rec8 33. Qb4 Rc4 34. Qb3 Rac8 35. Bxc4 Bxc4 36. Qc2 Be6 37. Qb1 Rb8 38. Nc3 Bc4 39. Rf2 Ng5 40. Qf5 Rd8 41. Qxe5 Qg4 42. h4 Nh3+ 43. Kh2 Nxf2 44. Qe7 Rf8 45. b6 Bf1  0 – 1 (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B90]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (6.5), 2017-06-22
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 h5 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. Nd5 Bxd5 11. exd5 g6 12. Be2 Bg7 13. O-O b6 14. c4 O-O 15. Rac1 a5 16. Qd1 a4 17. Nd2 Nc5 18. Nb1 Re8 19. Nc3 e4 20. f4 Nd3 21. Bxd3 Ng4 22. Bf2 exd3 23. Qxd3 Ra7 24. Bd4 Rae7 25. Bxg7 Re3 26. Qd2 Kxg7 27. f5 Qh4 28. g3 Qg5 29. Qd4+ f6 30. Qf4 Qxf4 31. gxf4 h4 32. Nxa4 h3 33. Rc3 gxf5 34. Rxe3 Rxe3 35. Nc3 Kh6 36. a4 Kh5 37. a5 bxa5 38. c5 dxc5 39. d6 Re8 40. Rd1 Rg8 41. Re1 Ne5+ 42. Kf1 Nf3 43. Re2 Rd8 44. Nb5 Kg4 45. Re7 Nxh2+ 46. Kf2 Kxf4  0 – 1 (view game)

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Grand Chess Tour Paris Rapid 2017 Round 1 – 3

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Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 5
2 So, Wesley USA 2812 5
3 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2785 4
4 Topalov, Veselin BUL 2749 4
5 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2761 3
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2800 3
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 3
8 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2781 2
9 Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2708 1
10 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2808 0

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – So, Wesley (2812) [D73]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1.1), 2017-06-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. c4 c6 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Qb3 Nxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. Nd2 e6 11. e4 Nc6 12. e5 b6 13. O-O Ba6 14. Re1 Rc8 15. Qd1 Re8 16. a4 Na5 17. Re3 Qd7 18. h4 Nc4 19. Nxc4 Bxc4 20. h5 a5 21. Ba3 b5 22. Bd6 bxa4 23. Bf1 Bxf1 24. Kxf1 Rc4 25. Kg2 Bh6 26. Rf3 Rec8 27. Qd3 Bg5 28. Rh1 Kg7 29. g4 Qb7 30. hxg6 fxg6 31. Rf6 Bxf6 32. exf6+ Kg8 33. Be7 R4c7 34. Bd6 Rxc3 35. Qe2 Qf7 36. g5 h5 37. Qb5 e5 38. Bxe5 Qe6 39. Rh4 Qf5 40. Qxd5+ Kh8 41. f7+ Kh7 42. Qb7 Qxg5+ 43. Bg3 Rxg3+ 44. fxg3 Rc2+ 45. Kf3 Qf5+ 46. Ke3 Rc3+ 47. Ke2 Qd3+ 48. Ke1 Rc1+ 49. Kf2 Rc2+  0 – 1 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [E60]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1.2), 2017-06-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 c5 6. d5 d6 7. Nc3 e6 8. O-O Re8 9. e4 exd5 10. exd5 Bf5 11. Bd3 Ne4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. Bxe4 Rxe4 14. Qd3 Re8 15. Bf4 Na6 16. a3 Nc7 17. Rae1 Qd7 18. b4 cxb4 19. axb4 b5 20. Nd4 Rxe1 21. Rxe1 Re8 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 23. Nf3 Qa8 24. h3 Bf8 25. Bc1 bxc4 26. Qxc4 Nxd5 27. Bb2 Bg7 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Ng5 h6 30. Ne4 Nf6 31. Nxd6 Qd5 32. Qc7 a6 33. Qb6 Qd1+ 34. Kh2 Qd2 35. Qc5 Nd7 36. Ne8+ Kg8 37. Qc8 Nf8 38. Nf6+ Kg7 39. Ne8+ Kg8 40. Qxa6 Qxb4 41. g3 Qd4 42. Qf6 Ne6 43. Qxd4 Nxd4 44. Nf6+ Kg7 45. Nd5 Kg8 46. Kg2 Kg7 47. Ne3 h5 48. g4 hxg4 49. hxg4 Kf6 50. f4 g5 51. fxg5+ Kxg5 52. Nc4 f5 53. gxf5 Nxf5 54. Kf3 Kf6 55. Ne3 Nxe3 56. Kxe3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [A45]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1.3), 2017-06-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d5 5. e5 Ne4 6. Na4 c5 7. c3 cxd4 8. f3 Nxc3 9. bxc3 Qa5 10. Qxd4 Nc6 11. Qd1 Nxe5 12. Bd2 Nc4 13. Bxc4 dxc4 14. Ne2 O-O 15. Nb2 Rd8 16. Qc1 Bf5 17. O-O Rac8 18. Re1 b5 19. Nd1 Bd3 20. Nf2 Bxe2 21. Rxe2 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 Bxc3 23. Re2 Bxa1 24. Qxa1 c3 25. Qc1 b4 26. Qc2 Qc5 27. g4 a5 28. Kg2 Rc7 29. Nd3 Qd6 30. Ne5 Rc5 31. Nd3 Rd5 32. Nf2 Qd7 33. Qe4 Kg7 34. h4 Qd6 35. g5 a4 36. Qc2 Qd7 37. a3 Rd2 38. Rxd2 Qxd2 39. Qe4 Qd6 40. Qc4 e5 41. Nd3 bxa3 42. Qxc3 Qd4 43. Qxa3 e4 44. fxe4 Qxe4+ 45. Kg3 Qe3+ 46. Kg2 Qe4+ 47. Kg3 Qe3+ 48. Kg2 Qd2+ 49. Kg3 h5 50. Nf2 Qd4 51. Qf3 Qd6+ 52. Kg2 a3 53. Ne4 Qd5 54. Nc3 Qd2+ 55. Kh3 a2 56. Nxa2 Qxa2 57. Qc3+ Kh7 58. Qd4 Qe6+ 59. Kg3 Qf5 60. Kg2 Qb1 61. Qc4 Qb2+ 62. Kg3 Kg7 63. Kf3 Qe5 64. Qb4 Qf5+ 65. Kg3 Qd3+ 66. Kf4 Qh3 67. Qd4+ Kg8 68. Ke5 Qf5+ 69. Kd6 Qe6+ 70. Kc5 f5 71. Qd8+ Kf7 72. Qh8 Qe7+ 73. Kd5 Qe6+ 74. Kc5 Qe8 75. Qh7+ Ke6 76. Kd4 Qd7+ 77. Qxd7+ Kxd7 78. Kd5 Ke8 79. Kd4 Kd8 80. Kc4 Ke7 81. Kd5 Kd7 82. Ke5 Kc6 83. Kf6 f4 84. Kxg6 f3 85. Kh7 f2 86. g6 f1=Q 87. g7 Qf7 88. Kh8 Kd7 89. g8=Q Qxg8+ 90. Kxg8 Ke6  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [C50]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1.4), 2017-06-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 O-O 7. h3 a5 8. Bg5 Ba7 9. Nbd2 Ne7 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Nh4 c6 12. Qh5 d5 13. Bb3 Ng6 14. Nf5 Kh8 15. g3 Be6 16. Bd1 Ne7 17. Bg4 Bxf5 18. Bxf5 Nxf5 19. Qxf5 Qe7 20. Nf3 Rg8 21. Kg2 Rad8 22. Rad1 Qe6 23. Nh4 Qxf5 24. Nxf5 Rd7 25. exd5 cxd5 26. d4 h5 27. Rfe1 Bb8 28. dxe5 fxe5 29. Rd2 Rgd8 30. Red1 Kh7 31. Kf3 Bc7 32. Ne3 d4 33. cxd4 exd4 34. Nc2 Be5 35. Ne1 Rc7 36. Nd3 Bf6 37. Re2 a4 38. a3 Rd5 39. Rdd2 Rc6 40. Rc2 Rb6 41. Rc5 Rxc5 42. Nxc5 Rc6 43. Nd3 Kg7 44. Kg2 Kf8 45. f4 Bg7 46. g4 hxg4 47. hxg4 Rg6 48. Kg3 Rc6 49. g5 f6 50. Kg4 fxg5 51. fxg5 Rb6 52. Kf5 Kf7 53. Rc2 Rb5+ 54. Kg4 Rb3 55. Rf2+ Kg8 56. Rf3 Kh7 57. Rh3+ Kg8 58. Rf3 Kh7 59. Rg3 Kg8 60. Kf5 Rb5+ 61. Ke6 Kh7 62. Rg2 Kg8 63. Nf4 Re5+ 64. Kd6 Re3 65. Nd5 Rf3 66. Kc5 Kf7 67. g6+ Ke6 68. Nb4 d3 69. Kc4 Kf5 70. Rd2 Kxg6 71. Nxd3 Rf5 72. Nc5 b6 73. Nd7 b5+ 74. Kb4 Kf7 75. Nc5 Bf8 76. Rc2 Kf6 77. Kxb5 Bxc5 78. Rxc5 Rf2 79. Kxa4 Rxb2 80. Ka5 Ke6 81. a4 Kd6 82. Rb5 Ra2 83. Rb4 Kc6 84. Ka6 Ra1 85. a5 Kc7 86. Rb5 Rc1 87. Ka7 Rc2 88. a6 Rc1 89. Ka8 Kc8 90. a7 Kc7 91. Rc5+ Rxc5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [D10]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (1.5), 2017-06-21
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Bg5 Nc6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bxf6 gxf6 7. e3 a6 8. Rc1 Bf5 9. Bd3 Bg6 10. f4 f5 11. h4 h5 12. Nf3 e6 13. Na4 f6 14. Nc5 Bxc5 15. Rxc5 Rh7 16. Qb3 Na7 17. Rh3 Re7 18. Kf2 Nc8 19. Rh1 Nd6 20. Rhc1 Kf8 21. Qc2 Be8 22. Nd2 Bb5 23. a4 Bxd3 24. Qxd3 a5 25. Qe2 Qe8 26. Rc7 Rxc7 27. Rxc7 Rc8 28. Rxc8 Qxc8 29. Qxh5 Qc2 30. Ke1 Qc1+ 31. Ke2 Qxb2 32. Qh8+ Ke7 33. Qg7+ Ke8 34. Qc7 Qb4 35. h5 Nf7 36. Qc8+ Ke7 37. Qc7+ Ke8 38. Qc8+ Ke7 39. Qc7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [E21]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2.1), 2017-06-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. e3 cxd4 7. exd4 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Be2 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. O-O Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nc6 13. Re1 b6 14. Nd2 Be6 15. Nf1 Na5 16. Ne3 Rac8 17. Rc1 Rfd8 18. Bd3 Rc7 19. g3 g6 20. Ng2 Nc4 21. Rc2 Re7 22. Qc1 Bf5 23. Rxe7 Bxd3 24. Rxa7 g5 25. Rd2 Nxd2 26. Qxd2 Be4 27. Ne1 Re8 28. a4 Bf3  0 – 1 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Bacrot, Etienne (2708) [A21]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2.2), 2017-06-21
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. e3 c6 5. d4 cxd5 6. dxc5 Qa5+ 7. Bd2 Qxc5 8. Qg4 g6 9. b4 Qd6 10. cxd5 Nf6 11. Qc4 Na6 12. Rc1 b6 13. Nf3 Bb7 14. e4 O-O 15. a3 Rfc8 16. Qd3 Rxc1+ 17. Bxc1 Rc8 18. Bd2 Nc7 19. Qb1 Ncxd5 20. exd5 Qxd5 21. Be2 e4 22. Nh4 g5 23. Qb2 Ne8 24. Nf3 exf3 25. gxf3 Ng7 26. Rg1 h6 27. f4 Qe4 28. fxg5 h5 29. Qb3 Ne6 30. Be3 Nd4 31. Bxd4 Rc1+ 32. Kd2 Rxg1 33. Qc3 Rxg5 34. Be3 Rd5+ 35. Kc1 Rd6 36. b5 Rd5 37. Qc7 Re5 38. Bd3 Qxd3 39. Qb8+ Re8 40. Qxe8+ Kg7 41. Qe5+ Kh7 42. Qxh5+ Kg8 43. Qg5+ Kh7 44. Qh4+ Kg8 45. Qg3+ Kh7 46. Qh4+ Kg8 47. Bd4 Qxa3+ 48. Bb2 Qc5+ 49. Kb1 Qf5+ 50. Ka1 f6 51. Bxf6 Kf7 52. Bb2 Be4 53. Qh8 Bd3 54. Qg7+ Ke6 55. Qg8+ Qf7 56. Qb8 Qxf2 57. Qe5+ Kf7 58. Qd5+ Ke8 59. Qxd3 Qxh2 60. Qe4+ Kd8 61. Bf6+ Kc8 62. Qa8+ Kc7 63. Qxa7+ Kd6 64. Qb8+  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) – Karjakin, Sergey (2781) [E15]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2.3), 2017-06-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bg2 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Qc2 Nbd7 13. Bf4 Nf8 14. Nb5 Ne6 15. Bh3 Nxf4 16. gxf4 c5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. Bg2 a6 19. Nc3 Bd6 20. Na4 Qe7 21. Rac1 Bxe5 22. fxe5 Qxe5 23. h3 Qxe2 24. Qxe2 Rxe2 25. Nxc5 Bc8 26. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 Kf8 28. Re5 Ra7 29. Bxd5 Bxh3 30. Bc4 Bc8 31. b4 Nd7 32. Rh5 h6 33. Nxa6 Nb6 34. Bf1 f5 35. b5 Re7 36. Nb4 Re1 37. Kg2 Kf7 38. Bd3 Kf6 39. Bc2 Be6 40. a4 Nxa4 41. Rh4 Nb6 42. Rd4 Bc4 43. Bd3 Bxd3 44. Nxd3 Rd1 45. Rd6+ Ke7 46. Rxb6 Rxd3 47. Rg6 Kf7 48. Rc6 Rb3 49. b6 f4 50. f3 h5 51. Rd6 g5 52. Rc6 h4 53. Rc7+ Kg6 54. b7 h3+ 55. Kh2 g4 56. fxg4 Kg5 57. b8=Q Rxb8 58. Kxh3 Rb3+ 59. Kg2 Kxg4 60. Rg7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) – Grischuk, Alexander (2761) [B56]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2.4), 2017-06-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 Be6 10. O-O-O a5 11. Bb5 Qb8 12. g4 a4 13. Nxa4 d5 14. g5 d4 15. gxf6 dxe3 16. Qxe3 Bxf6 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. Nbc5 Bxa2 19. Nd7 Qd8 20. Nxf6+ Qxf6 21. Nb6 Be6 22. Nxa8 Rxa8 23. b3 Qe7 24. Qc3 c5 25. Kb2 c4 26. Ra1 Rc8 27. b4 Rb8 28. Ra4 h6 29. Ka3 Qg5 30. Ra5 Rd8 31. Rb1 Qg2 32. b5 Rd2 33. Rc1 Rf2 34. Ka2 Rxf3 35. Qxe5 Qd2 36. Ra8+ Kh7 37. Kb1 Qb4+ 38. Qb2 Qc5 39. Ra4 Qe3 40. Qb4 Qxe4 41. b6 Bd5 42. Ra3 Rf6 43. Ra5 Bb7 44. Rb5 Rf3 45. Qb2 Qc6 46. Qe5 Rf6 47. Rb4 c3 48. Rd1 Qf3 49. Qd4 Rg6 50. h4 f5 51. Qd3 Qf2 52. Rf1 Qc5 53. Qb5 Qe7 54. h5 Rg5 55. Rb3 Qe6 56. Rxc3 f4 57. Qb2 f3 58. Qb3 Qe2 59. Qc4 Rb5+ 60. Kc1 Qe5 61. Rb3 Rc5 62. Qb4 Qa1+ 63. Rb1 Qe5 64. Qd2 Qxh5 65. Qd3+ Kh8 66. Qd8+ Kh7 67. Qd3+ Kh8 68. Rb4 Qg5+ 69. Kb1 Qf6 70. Qd7 Qc3 71. Qd8+ Kh7 72. Qd3+ Qxd3 73. cxd3 g5 74. d4 Rf5 75. d5 Rxd5 76. Rxf3 Rd1+ 77. Kc2 Bxf3 78. b7 Rd8 79. b8=Q Rxb8 80. Rxb8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Topalov, Veselin (2749) – Caruana, Fabiano (2808) [C07]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (2.5), 2017-06-21
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. exd5 Qxd5 7. Nb5 Na6 8. a3 Bd7 9. c4 Qe5+ 10. Qe2 Qxe2+ 11. Bxe2 Bxb5 12. cxb5 Nc5 13. O-O Nd5 14. Nc4 Nb3 15. Rb1 Rc8 16. Rd1 Bc5 17. Bg5 f6 18. Bh4 Ke7 19. Bf1 Nb6 20. Nxb6 Bxb6 21. Rd3 Nd4 22. Bg3 e5 23. Kh1 Nf5 24. f4 Nxg3+ 25. Rxg3 g6 26. fxe5 fxe5 27. Bd3 Bd4 28. Rf3 Rhf8 29. Rxf8 Rxf8 30. g3 Rf2 31. b3 Kd6 32. Re1 Rf3 33. Bc4 Kc5 34. Rc1 Rf2 35. Bd3+ Kd5 36. Bc4+ Kd6 37. Re1 g5 38. Re2 Rf3 39. Kg2 Rc3 40. Kh3 h5 41. Bf7 Be3 42. a4 e4 43. Bxh5 Ke5 44. Bf7 Kf5 45. Bd5 g4+ 46. Kg2 Ke5 47. Bxb7 Kd4 48. b4 Kd3 49. Ra2 Bd4 50. a5 Rc1 51. h3 gxh3+ 52. Kxh3 e3 53. Bf3 Rb1 54. b6 Rxb4 55. b7 Be5 56. a6 Rb6 57. Ra5 Bb8 58. Rd5+ Kc4 59. Rd8 Be5 60. Kg4 Kc3 61. Kf5 Bxg3 62. Be2 Kc2 63. Ke4 Re6+ 64. Kf3 Bh2 65. b8=Q Rf6+ 66. Kxe3  1 – 0 (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [A07]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3.1), 2017-06-21
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 Nb6 8. Nxc4 O-O 9. Na5 c6 10. b4 Nbd5 11. a3 c5 12. dxc5 Ne4 13. Ng5 Nec3 14. Qc2 b6 15. Nc6 Qd7 16. e4 Ba6 17. exd5 Bxf1 18. Kxf1 Nxd5 19. Bxd5 Bxa1 20. Bb2 e6 21. Bxa1 exd5 22. Ne5 Qe7 23. Ng4 f6 24. Bd4 bxc5 25. bxc5 Kg7 26. h4 h5 27. Ne3 Rad8 28. c6 Rd6 29. c7 Rc8 30. Nf5+ gxf5 31. Qxf5 Qxc7 32. Qh7+ Kf8 33. Qh8+ Ke7 34. Qh7+ Ke8 35. Qxh5+ Kd7 36. Nf3 Kc6 37. Qf5 Qd7 38. Qb1 Qg4 39. Kg2 Qe4 40. Qb2 Kd7 41. Bxf6 Rb6 42. Qd4 Rf8  0 – 1 (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2800) [C50]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3.2), 2017-06-21
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. c3 d6 7. a4 Ba7 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 O-O 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. b4 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Nf1 Ne7 15. Ng3 Ng6 16. c4 Rae8 17. a5 c6 18. Be3 Bb8 19. Nd2 Nf4 20. Nb3 N6h5 21. Nxh5 Nxh5 22. Qd1 Nf4 23. Bxf4 exf4 24. Nd4 Re5 25. Qd2 d5 26. exd5 cxd5 27. c5 g5 28. Nf3 R5e6 29. Rxe6 Rxe6 30. Re1 Bc7 31. Nd4 Re8 32. Qd1 Be5 33. Nf3 Bf6 34. Rxe8+ Qxe8 35. Qb3 Qd7 36. Kf1 Kg7 37. Ng1 Qe6 38. b5 axb5 39. Qxb5 Qe5 40. Nf3 Qa1+ 41. Ke2 Qa2+ 42. Kf1 h5 43. Qxb7 g4 44. hxg4 hxg4 45. Qd7 gxf3 46. gxf3 Qxa5 47. Qxd5 Qa1+ 48. Kg2 Qd4 49. Qf5 Qe5 50. Qg4+ Qg5 51. c6 Qxg4+ 52. fxg4 Be5 53. Kf3 Kf6 54. Ke4 Bc7 55. d4 Kg5 56. f3 f5+ 57. gxf5 Kf6 58. Kd5 Kxf5 59. Kc4 Ke6 60. Kc5 Bd6+ 61. Kc4 Bb8 62. Kc5 Ba7+ 63. Kc4 Bb8 64. Kc5 Bc7 65. Kc4 Kd6 66. d5 Ke5 67. Kc5 Bb8  0 – 1 (view game)

Carlsen, Magnus (2832) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B92]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3.3), 2017-06-21
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 b6 10. Nd2 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Nc4 Bb7 13. a5 b5 14. Nb6 Nxe4 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 16. Bf3 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Ra7 18. c4 d5 19. cxb5 Bb4+ 20. Ke2 Bxa5 21. Nxd5 axb5 22. b4 Bb6 23. Rxa7 Bxa7 24. Ra1 Bb8 25. Qd3 O-O 26. Qxb5 e4 27. g3 Be5 28. Rd1 Qg5 29. Kf1 f5 30. Qe2 Kh8 31. f4 exf3 32. Qxe5 Qh5 33. Nf4 Qxh2 34. Ng6+ Kh7 35. Nxf8+ Kh8 36. Ng6+ Kh7 37. Nh4 Qh1+ 38. Kf2 Qxd1 39. Qxf5+  1 – 0 (view game)

Bacrot, Etienne (2708) – Topalov, Veselin (2749) [B10]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3.4), 2017-06-21
1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Nxe4 6. Qxe4 Qd5 7. Qh4 Qe6+ 8. Be2 Qg4 9. Qg3 Qxg3 10. hxg3 g6 11. d4 Bg7 12. Bh6 Bf6 13. Ne5 Be6 14. O-O-O Nd7 15. f4 Rg8 16. g4 Rd8 17. c4 Bxe5 18. fxe5 Nb6 19. b3 g5 20. Kc2 f6 21. exf6 exf6 22. Kc3 Kf7 23. Rdf1 Rg6 24. Bd3 Bxg4 25. Bxg6+ Kxg6 26. Re1 Nc8 27. c5 Rg8 28. a4 a5 29. b4 axb4+ 30. Kxb4 Rd8 31. Kc3 b6 32. Kc4 Bf5 33. Re3 Bc2 34. Bxg5 Kxg5 35. Rg3+ Kf5 36. Rxh7 Bxa4 37. Rh5+ Ke6 38. Re3+ Kf7 39. Rh7+ Kg6 40. Rc7 Bb5+ 41. Kc3 bxc5 42. dxc5 Kf5 43. g3 Kg6 44. Kb4 Rd4+ 45. Kc3 Rd8 46. Kb4 Rd4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk, Alexander (2761) – So, Wesley (2812) [A45]
GCT Rapid Paris 2017 Paris FRA (3.5), 2017-06-21
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. Be2 Nc6 6. O-O Bd6 7. dxc5 Bxf4 8. exf4 Qa5 9. Nbd2 Qxc5 10. Nb3 Qb6 11. c3 O-O 12. Rb1 Bd7 13. Bd3 Rfd8 14. Qe2 Rac8 15. Rfe1 h6 16. Rbd1 a5 17. Nbd4 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Re8 19. Rd2 Qc5 20. a3 Rb8 21. Rc2 b5 22. b4 Qb6 23. h3 Rec8 24. g4 Ne4 25. Bxe4 dxe4 26. Qxe4 Rc4 27. g5 hxg5 28. fxg5 e5 29. bxa5 Qc5 30. Qxe5 Re8 31. Qxe8+ Bxe8 32. Rxe8+ Kh7 33. Re4 Qxa3 34. g6+ Kxg6 35. Rg4+ Kh7 36. Nxb5 Qa1+ 37. Kg2 Rxg4+ 38. hxg4 Qd1 39. Nd4 Qxg4+ 40. Kf1 Qd1+ 41. Kg2 Qa1 42. f3 Qxa5 43. Re2 Qxc3 44. Nf5 Qd3 45. Ng3 f5 46. Ra2 Qd5 47. Re2 Kg6 48. Rf2 Kg5 49. Ne2 Kh4 50. Rf1 Qd2 51. Rf2 Qe3 52. Kf1 Kg5 53. Kg2 Kf6 54. Ng1 Qg5+ 55. Kf1 Qg3 56. Rg2 Qd6 57. Re2 g5 58. Kg2 Qd5 59. Kf2 Kg6 60. Kg3 Qd4 61. Kg2 Kh5 62. Rf2 Kh4 63. Kf1 Qd1+ 64. Kg2 Qd5 65. Kf1 g4 66. Rh2+ Kg5 67. Rg2 Qd1+ 68. Kf2 Qd4+ 69. Kf1 Qe3 70. fxg4 fxg4 71. Ne2 Qe5 72. Rg3 Qa1+ 73. Kf2 Qf6+ 74. Ke1 Kh4 75. Rc3 Qf5 76. Kd2 Kg5 77. Ke1 Qb1+ 78. Kf2 Qh1 79. Rg3 Kf5 80. Rc3 Qh2+ 81. Kf1 Ke4 82. Rg3 Qxg3  ½ – ½ (view game)

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Levon Aronian wins the Norway Chess 2017

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 17, 2017 in Chess news

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Aronian, Levon ARM 2793 6
2 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2785 5
3 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2808 5
4 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2808 4.5
5 So, Wesley USA 2812 4.5
6 Giri, Anish NED 2771 4.5
7 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2796 4
8 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2786 4
9 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2832 4
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2781 3.5

Karjakin, Sergey (2781) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B91]
5th Norway Chess 2017 Stavanger NOR (9.1), 2017-06-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 b5 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Nec3 Nb6 11. Nxe7 Qxe7 12. Bg5 O-O 13. Qf3 Be6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Qxf6 gxf6 16. O-O-O b4 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. exd5 Bf5 19. f4 Rfc8 20. Rd2 Rc5 21. Re1 a5 22. Rf2 Rac8 23. Be4 Bxe4 24. Rxe4 Rxd5 25. fxe5 fxe5 26. Rg4+ Kf8 27. Rh4 Kg7 28. Rg4+ Kf8 29. Rh4 Kg7 30. Rg4+ Kf8  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2808) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2785) [B97]
5th Norway Chess 2017 Stavanger NOR (9.2), 2017-06-16
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8. Qd3 Qxb2 9. Rb1 Qa3 10. f5 Be7 11. fxe6 fxe6 12. Be2 Qa5 13. Bd2 Qc7 14. g4 h6 15. Rg1 Bd7 16. g5 hxg5 17. Rxg5 Nc6 18. Rxg7 O-O-O 19. Ncb5 axb5 20. Nxb5 Ne5 21. Nxc7 Nxd3+ 22. cxd3 Ng8 23. Na8 Kb8 24. Nb6 Bc6 25. Bf4 e5 26. Bg3 Bf6 27. Rf7 Be8 28. Rf8 Bg7 29. Rf2 Ne7 30. Bg4 Nc6 31. Rfb2 Nd4 32. Nd5 b5 33. a4 Bh6 34. axb5 Rg8 35. h3 Kb7 36. Ne7 Rf8 37. Nc6 Bxc6 38. bxc6+ Kxc6 39. Bf2 Rxf2 40. Kxf2 Rf8+ 41. Kg2 Be3 42. Rb8 Rxb8 43. Rxb8 d5 44. Rc8+ Kd6 45. Rd8+ Ke7 46. Rd7+ Kf6 47. exd5 e4 48. dxe4 Bf4 49. h4 Nb5 50. h5 Be5 51. Bf5 Kg5 52. Bg6 Nd6 53. Re7 Nc4 54. Re6 Bf6 55. d6 Ne5 56. Bf5 Nd3 57. Rxf6 Kxf6 58. d7 Ke7 59. h6  1 – 0 (view game)

So, Wesley (2812) – Aronian, Levon (2793) [D37]
5th Norway Chess 2017 Stavanger NOR (9.3), 2017-06-16
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 Bf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qd4 Qe7 14. Rd1 Rd8 15. Be2 Bf5 16. Qb4 a5 17. Qc3 Ne4 18. Qd4 Nc5 19. Qc3 Ne4 20. Qe5 Qxe5 21. Nxe5 Rac8 22. Nf3 Nc5 23. Nd4 Bd7 24. f3 Ba4 25. Rd2 Nb3 26. Nxb3 Bxb3 27. Kf2 Rd6 28. f4 g6 29. e4 Rf6 30. exd5 Rxf4+ 31. Bf3 Rd8 32. Kg3 Rf6 33. Rc1 Rfd6 34. Rd4 a4 35. h4 Kg7 36. Rc3 h6 37. Rc7 Bxd5 38. Rxa4 Bxf3 39. gxf3 b5 40. Rf4 R8d7 41. Rxd7 Rxd7 42. Rb4 Rd5 43. Kf4 f5 44. Ke3 Kf6 45. Rd4 Rxd4 46. Kxd4 g5 47. hxg5+ hxg5 48. b3 Ke6 49. a4 bxa4 50. bxa4 Kd6 51. a5 g4 52. fxg4 fxg4 53. a6 Kc7 54. a7 Kb7 55. a8=Q+ Kxa8 56. Kd3 g3 57. Ke2 g2 58. Kf2 g1=Q+ 59. Kxg1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kramnik, Vladimir (2808) – Giri, Anish (2771) [D05]
5th Norway Chess 2017 Stavanger NOR (9.4), 2017-06-16
1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 c5 5. O-O c4 6. Be2 b5 7. b3 Bb7 8. Nc3 b4 9. Na4 c3 10. Ne5 Bd6 11. a3 a5 12. Bb5+ Kf8 13. Nc5 Qb6 14. Nxb7 Qxb7 15. Qe2 g6 16. e4 Nxe4 17. Bh6+ Ke7 18. f3 Nd2 19. Rfe1 Kd8 20. Bf4  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2786) – Carlsen, Magnus (2832) [C53]
5th Norway Chess 2017 Stavanger NOR (9.5), 2017-06-16
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. b4 Nh5 13. Ra2 Qf6 14. Nc4 b5 15. Ne3 Bb6 16. Ng4 Qe7 17. Be3 Bxe3 18. fxe3 Rab8 19. axb5 axb5 20. Ra6 Nd8 21. d4 exd4 22. cxd4 Nf7 23. Qc2 Nf6 24. Nxf6+ Qxf6 25. Rc6 Ng5 26. Nxg5 Qxg5 27. Rxc7 Qg3 28. Qe2 Ra8 29. Rcc1 Ra3 30. Ra1 Rb3 31. Rab1 Ra3 32. Ra1 Rb3 33. Rab1 Ra3 34. Ra1  ½ – ½ (view game)

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