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Sinquefield Cup 2018 Round 6

Posted by 365Chess.com on August 25, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2822 4
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2801 3.5
3 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2766 3.5
4 Aronian, Levon ARM 2767 3.5
5 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2842 3.5
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2779 3
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2768 3
8 So, Wesley USA 2780 2.5
9 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2777 2
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2773 1.5

Grischuk, Alexander (2766) – Carlsen, Magnus (2842) [A05]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (6.1), 2018-08-24
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. c4 O-O 5. d4 d6 6. O-O c5 7. d5 b5 8. cxb5 a6 9. bxa6 Bf5 10. Nfd2 Nxa6 11. Nc3 Nb4 12. Nc4 Nc2 13. g4 Nxg4 14. e4 Nxa1 15. exf5 Bxc3 16. bxc3 Nf6 17. Qe2 Re8 18. Bg5 Qd7 19. fxg6 hxg6 20. Rxa1 Qf5 21. Bxf6 Qxf6 22. Qf3 Qh4 23. Qe4 Qf6 24. Qf3 Qh4 25. Qe4 Qf6 26. Qd3 Reb8 27. a3 Rb3 28. Rc1 Ra4 29. Qc2 Qf4 30. Qxb3 Qxc1+ 31. Bf1 Qg5+ 32. Bg2 Qc1+ 33. Bf1 Qg5+ 34. Bg2 Qc1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2801) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2779) [D85]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (6.2), 2018-08-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Qa4+ Qd7 8. Bb5 c6 9. Bd3 O-O 10. Nf3 c5 11. Qxd7 Bxd7 12. Rb1 b6 13. Be3 Rd8 14. O-O Ba4 15. Rfc1 e6 16. h3 Nd7 17. Ba6 Bc6 18. Nd2 Nb8 19. Bb5 Bxb5 20. Rxb5 Na6 21. e5 Nc7 22. Rbb1 Nd5 23. Bg5 Rd7 24. Ne4 h6 25. Bd2 cxd4 26. cxd4 Rad8 27. g4 g5 28. Rc4 Nf4 29. Bxf4 gxf4 30. Rbb4 f3 31. Nf6+ Bxf6 32. exf6 Kh7 33. Kh2 Kg6 34. Kg3 Rd6 35. Rc7 Rxd4 36. Rxd4 Rxd4 37. Rxa7 Kxf6 38. Rb7 Ra4 39. Rxb6 Rxa2 40. Kxf3 Ra3+ 41. Kg2 Ra2 42. Kf3 Ra3+ 43. Kg2 Ra2 44. Kf3  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana, Fabiano (2822) – Karjakin, Sergey (2773) [E20]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (6.3), 2018-08-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. O-O Nc6 8. Qa4 Bd7 9. Bg5 a5 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. a3 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Qd8 13. Qxc4 a4 14. Nd2 Na5 15. Qb4 Ra7 16. Rab1 b6 17. e3 Bc6 18. Bxc6 Nxc6 19. Qb5 Qa8 20. c4 Rd8 21. Rfc1 e5 22. d5 Nb8 23. c5 Ra5 24. Qb2 Qxd5 25. cxb6 cxb6 26. Nc4 Rc5 27. Qxb6 f6 28. Rd1 Qxd1+ 29. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 30. Kg2  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura, Hikaru (2777) – Aronian, Levon (2767) [A29]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (6.4), 2018-08-24
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. O-O O-O 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. d3 Qd8 10. Be3 Bxe3 11. fxe3 e4 12. dxe4 Qe7 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Rac1 Rad8 15. h3 Bc8 16. a3 Rde8 17. e5 h6 18. Qc5 Qxc5 19. Rxc5 Ne7 20. Rxc7 Nd5 21. Rc5 Nxe3 22. Rfc1 Rd8 23. R1c3 Nxg2 24. Kxg2 Bf5 25. Rc7 Be4 26. Kf2 Rfe8 27. R3c4 Bxf3 28. Kxf3 Rxe5 29. Rxb7 Rd2 30. e3 g5 31. Rd4 Rc2 32. Rdd7 Rf5+ 33. Ke4 Rf6 34. Rb8+ Kg7 35. Rxa7 Re6+ 36. Kf3 Rf6+ 37. Ke4 Re6+ 38. Kd3 Rg2 39. g4 Rg3 40. Rbb7 Rexe3+ 41. Kc2 Ref3 42. a4 Rxh3 43. a5 Rh4 44. a6 Rxg4 45. Ra8 Ra4 46. a7 g4 47. Rc8 g3 48. a8=Q Rxa8 49. Rxa8 h5 50. Rbb8 Kf6 51. Rg8 h4 52. Ra6+ Ke7 53. Rh6 Rf2+ 54. Kd3 Rh2 55. Ke4 g2 56. Ke5 h3 57. Rc6 f6+ 58. Kd5 Kf7 59. Rg3 Rh1 60. Rc7+ Kf8 61. Rc8+ Kf7 62. Rc7+ Kf8 63. Ke6 Re1+ 64. Kxf6 Rf1+ 65. Ke6 Re1+ 66. Kf6 Rf1+ 67. Ke6 Re1+ 68. Kf6  ½ – ½ (view game)

So, Wesley (2780) – Anand, Viswanathan (2768) [D37]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (6.5), 2018-08-24
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. a3 Nc6 11. Bd3 Bb6 12. O-O Bg4 13. h3 Bh5 14. Bb1 d4 15. Qd3 Bg6 16. e4 Re8 17. Re1 Qe7 18. Qb5 f6 19. Nh4 Bf7 20. Nf5 Qc5 21. Qe2 Ne5 22. Bxe5 Qxe5 23. Bd3 Bg6 24. Qd2 Bxf5 25. exf5 Qd5 26. Qc2 Kf8 27. Re6 Rxe6 28. fxe6 g6 29. Re1 Re8 30. Bc4 d3 31. Qxd3 Qxd3 32. Bxd3 Ke7 33. Bc4 Rd8 34. Re2 Ba5 35. b4 Rd1+ 36. Kh2 Bc7+ 37. g3 Rc1 38. Ba2 Rc3 39. a4 Bd6 40. b5 Ra3 41. Bd5 b6 42. Ra2 Rxa2 43. Bxa2 f5 44. Kg2 Be5 45. g4 fxg4 46. hxg4 h5 47. gxh5 gxh5 48. Kh3 Bf6 49. Bc4 Kd6 50. Kg3 Ke7 51. Kf4 h4 52. Kg4 Kd6 53. f3 Ke7 54. f4 Kd6 55. Kf5 Ke7 56. Bf1 Ba1 57. Bh3 Bf6 58. Bg4 Ba1 59. Ke4 Kd6 60. Bh3 Bb2 61. Kd3 Bf6 62. Kc4 Be7 63. Kd4 Bf6+ 64. Kc4 Be7 65. Kd4 Bf6+ 66. Kc4  ½ – ½ (view game)

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