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London Chess Classic 2017 Round 2

Posted by 365Chess.com on December 3, 2017 in Chess news

Partial Standings

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

Karjakin,Sergey (2760) – Carlsen,M (2837) [C50]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (2), 2017-12-03
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 g5 10. b4 Nh5 11. Nb3 g4 12. b5 gxf3 13. Qxf3 Qf6 14. Qxf6 Nxf6 15. bxc6 bxc6 16. d4 Be6 17. Bxe6 fxe6 18. Be3 exd4 19. Bxd4 e5 20. Bxa7 Rxa7 21. Na5 Kd7 22. Rab1 Raa8 23. f3 Rab8 24. Kf2 h5 25. h4 Rhf8 26. Ke3 Rg8 27. Kf2 Rgf8 28. Ke3 Rg8 29. Kf2 Rgf8 30. Ke3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) – Nakamura,Hi (2781) [B77]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (2), 2017-12-03
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. h4 h5 11. Bb3 Rc8 12. O-O-O Ne5 13. Bg5 Rc5 14. Kb1 Re8 15. g4 hxg4 16. f4 Nc4 17. Qd3 Na5 18. Bxf6 exf6 19. Bd5 Nc6 20. Nxc6 bxc6 21. Bxf7+ Kxf7 22. Qxd6 Rxc3 23. Qxd7+ Qxd7 24. Rxd7+ Ke6 25. Rxg7 Rf3 26. Rxg6 Rxf4 27. Rg1 Rxe4 28. R6xg4 Rxg4 29. Rxg4 f5 30. Ra4 Rg8 31. b3 Rg4 32. Rxa7 f4 33. Kc1 f3 34. Kd2 Rxh4 35. Ra8 Rh2+ 36. Kd3 Kf5 37. a4 Kg4 38. a5 Rh1 39. Rg8+ Kf4 40. Rf8+ Kg3 41. Rg8+ Kf4 42. Rf8+ Kg3 43. b4 f2 44. Kd4 f1=Q 45. Rxf1 Rxf1 46. Kc5 Rc1 47. Kxc6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2799) – Aronian,L (2805) [C84]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (2), 2017-12-03
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Bxd4 exd4 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. Bxd5 Rc8 14. Bc6 Bf6 15. a4 Rb8 16. h3 Be6 17. axb5 axb5 18. Qd2 Rb6 19. Bd5 Bxd5 20. exd5 b4 21. b3 Rb5 22. Ra4 Qb8 23. Re1 Qb6 24. Re4 Qc5 25. g4 g6 26. Kg2 Bg7 27. Re7 Bf6 28. Re4 Bg7 29. Re7 Bf6 30. Re2 Bg7 31. Re7  ½ – ½ (view game)

So,W (2788) – Nepomniachtchi,I (2729) [E60]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (2), 2017-12-03
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 d6 4. e4 e5 5. Ne2 c5 6. d5 Nbd7 7. Nbc3 a6 8. a4 Nh5 9. g3 Bg7 10. h4 f5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. g4 fxg4 13. fxg4 Nf4 14. g5 O-O 15. Ne4 Nb6 16. N2g3 Bd7 17. Rg1 Kh8 18. Bd2 Nc8 19. Nh5 Bf5 20. Neg3 Qd7 21. Nxg7 Qxg7 22. Nxf5 Rxf5 23. Qb3 Na7 24. Qb6 Nc8 25. Qb3 Na7 26. Qb6 Nc8 27. Qb3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2782) – Adams,Mi (2715) [C65]
9th London Classic 2017 London ENG (2), 2017-12-03
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Qxd5 8. Bc4 Qd8 9. b4 Be7 10. Nbd2 Bf5 11. Qc2 a6 12. a4 Qd7 13. Bb2 Bd6 14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. dxe4 Be6 16. Be2 f6 17. a5 Rfd8 18. Bc1 Qf7 19. Be3 Bf8 20. Rfb1 Bc4 21. Bxc4 Qxc4 22. Nd2 Qe6 23. Kf1 Na7 24. Bxa7 Rxa7 25. Qa2 Kf7 26. Ke2 Raa8 27. Qxe6+ Kxe6 28. Nc4 c6 29. Nb6 Rab8 30. Rd1 c5 31. Rxd8 Rxd8 32. Nd5 cxb4 33. cxb4 Rc8 34. Kd3 f5 35. f3 Bd6 36. Rb1 h5 37. Ne3 g6 38. b5 fxe4+ 39. fxe4 Bc7 40. Nd5 Bxa5 41. Ra1 Bd8 42. bxa6 bxa6 43. Rxa6+ Kf7 44. Ra7+ Ke8 45. Rh7 Rc6 46. g3 Rc1 47. Rh8+ Kd7 48. Rh7+  ½ – ½ (view game)

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