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London Chess Classic 2017 Round 6

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

Partial Standings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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