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Ian Nepomniachtchi wins the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting 2018

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

Final Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2757 5
2 Giri, Anish NED 2782 4
3 Kovalev, Vladislav BLR 2655 4
4 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof POL 2737 4
5 Meier, Georg GER 2628 3.5
6 Kramnik, Vladimir RUS 2792 3
7 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw POL 2733 3
8 Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter GER 2672 1.5

Giri, Anish (2782) – Duda, Jan-Krzysztof (2737) [B08]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.1), 2018-07-22
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be3 O-O 6. Qd2 Nc6 7. d5 Nb8 8. Bh6 e5 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. Bxg7 Kxg7 11. O-O-O Nc6 12. h3 Re8 13. g4 a6 14. Bg2 Nd7 15. Ng5 Nb6 16. f4 Nc4 17. Qd3 b5 18. e5 Nb4 19. Qg3 d5 20. a3 a5 21. Qh4 h6 22. Nxe6+ fxe6 23. Qxd8 Rexd8 24. Rde1 d4 25. Nxb5 d3 26. axb4 d2+ 27. Kb1 dxe1=Q+ 28. Rxe1 Rab8 29. Nxc7 Rd2 30. Nxe6+ Kf7 31. Bf1 Rxb4 32. Kc1 Rf2 33. Nd4 Nxe5 34. fxe5 Rxd4 35. Bd3 g5 36. Re3 Rdf4 37. Be2 Ke7 38. Kb1 Rf8 39. Ka2 R2f4 40. Ka3 Rb8 41. b3 Rc8 42. Bc4 Rcxc4 43. bxc4 Rxc4 44. c3 a4 45. e6 Rf4 46. Kb2 Rf2+ 47. Ka3 Rf4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter (2672) – Wojtaszek, Radoslaw (2733) [D38]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.2), 2018-07-22
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qb3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. Qxc3 Nxc5 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Be3 Nce4 11. Qe5 Qxe5 12. Nxe5 Nd5 13. Bc1 Bd7 14. f3 Nc5 15. e4 Nb3 16. Rb1 Nb6 17. Be3 Rc8 18. Nxd7 Kxd7 19. Be2 Ke7 20. O-O Rhd8 21. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 22. Bxd1 Nc4 23. Bxb3 Nxe3 24. Kf2 Nc4 25. Rc1 Nb6 26. Rxc8 Nxc8 27. e5 f6 28. f4 fxe5 29. fxe5 Kd7 30. Ba4+ Kc7 31. Bb3 Kd7 32. Ba4+ Kc7 33. Bb3 Kd7 34. Ba4+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Kovalev, Vladislav (2655) – Kramnik, Vladimir (2792) [C44]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.3), 2018-07-22
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. Ng5 Nh6 6. Nxf7 Nxf7 7. Bxf7+ Kxf7 8. Qh5+ g6 9. Qxc5 d5 10. O-O dxe4 11. c3 Re8 12. cxd4 Nxd4 13. Nc3 b6 14. Qc4+ Be6 15. Qa4 c5 16. Nxe4 Bd5 17. f3 Bxe4 18. fxe4+ Kg7 19. Qc4 Kh8 20. b4 Rxe4 21. Bb2 Qg8 22. Rf7 Rf8 23. Rxf8 Qxf8 24. bxc5 bxc5 25. Rf1 Qe7 26. Qd5 Kg7 27. h3 g5 28. Bc3 a6 29. Kh1 Kh6 30. Rb1 Nb5 31. Bf6 Qxf6 32. Qxe4 Nc3 33. Qf3 Qxf3 34. Rb6+ Kh5 35. gxf3 Nxa2 36. Rc6 Nb4 37. Rxc5 Nd3 38. Ra5 Kh4 39. Kh2 Nf4 40. Rxa6 Kh5 41. Rd6 Ne2 42. Rd2 Nf4 43. Kg3 Ng6 44. Rd7 h6 45. Rf7 Ne5 46. Rf5 Ng6 47. Ra5 Nf4 48. h4 Ne2+ 49. Kf2 Nf4 50. hxg5 hxg5 51. Ke3 Ng2+ 52. Kf2 Nf4 53. Ra8 Kg6 54. Ke3 Ng2+ 55. Ke4 Nh4 56. Ra6+ Kf7 57. Ra2 Kf6 58. Ra1 Ke6 59. Rh1 Ng6 60. Rh6 Kf6 61. Rh7 Nh4 62. Ke3 Ng6 63. Ra7 Nh4 64. Ra6+ Kf5 65. Kf2 Ng6 66. Kg3 Ne5 67. Ra8 Ng6 68. Rg8 Ne5 69. Rf8+ Ke6 70. Kf2 Ng6 71. Rb8 Kf5 72. Rb5+ Kf6 73. Ra5 Ne5 74. Ke2 Ng6 75. Ra6+ Kf5 76. Ke3 Nh4 77. Ra5+ Kf6 78. Ke4 Kg6 79. Ra1 Kf6 80. Rg1 Nf5 81. Rg2 Nh4 82. Rh2 Ng6 83. Rh5 Nf4 84. Rh8 Ng6 85. Rb8 Nh4 86. Rg8 Ng6 87. Kd4 Kf5 88. Ke3 Kf6 89. Ke4 Kf7 90. Rb8 Nh4 91. Rc8 Kf6 92. Rc1 Ke6 93. Ke3 Kf5 94. Rc5+ Kf6 95. Rb5 Ng6 96. Ke4 Nh4 97. Rd5 Kg6 98. f4 gxf4 99. Kxf4 Kf7 100. Kg5 Nf3+ 101. Kf4 Nh4 102. Kg5 Nf3+ 103. Kg4 Ke6 104. Kxf3 Kxd5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2757) – Meier, Georg (2628) [C10]
46th GM 2018 Dortmund GER (7.4), 2018-07-22
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Ne5 Bd6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 O-O 10. Bd3 c5 11. Qe2 Qa5+ 12. c3 cxd4 13. Nc4 Qc5 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Qg4+ Kh8 16. cxd4 Qb4+ 17. Kf1 Bc7 18. Qe4 f5 19. Qh4 Kg7 20. g4 f4 21. Rg1 Bd7 22. Qh5 Rh8 23. g5 hxg5 24. Qxg5+ Kf8 25. Qf6 Rxh2 26. Rg7 Be8 27. Bh7  1 – 0 (view game)

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