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Sinquefield Cup 2018 Round 7

Posted by 365Chess.com on August 26, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2822 4.5
2 Carlsen, Magnus NOR 2842 4
3 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2766 4
4 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2801 4
5 Aronian, Levon ARM 2767 4
6 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2779 3.5
7 Anand, Viswanathan IND 2768 3.5
8 So, Wesley USA 2780 3
9 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2777 2.5
10 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2773 2

Carlsen, Magnus (2842) – Caruana, Fabiano (2822) [C42]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (7.1), 2018-08-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Bc4 O-O 9. Qd2 Bf5 10. O-O-O Qd7 11. Kb1 Rfe8 12. h4 Bf8 13. h5 h6 14. Be2 Bg4 15. Nh2 Bxe2 16. Qxe2 Ne5 17. Bc1 Qc6 18. f4 Nc4 19. Qd3 Qe4 20. g4 Ne3 21. Rde1 Qxd3 22. cxd3 Nd5 23. Reg1 Re6 24. g5 Ne7 25. gxh6 Rxh6 26. f5 Rh7 27. Ng4 Kh8 28. f6 Ng8 29. fxg7+ Rxg7 30. Be3 c5 31. Bf4 Re8 32. Ne3 Rxg1+ 33. Rxg1 Re6 34. Nd5 Nf6 35. Nc7 Re2 36. Nb5 Re6 37. Rf1 Kg8 38. Nc7 Re2 39. Nb5 Re6 40. Nc7 Re2 41. Nb5 Re6  ½ – ½ (view game)

Aronian, Levon (2767) – So, Wesley (2780) [E06]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (7.2), 2018-08-25
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Nc3 Bxf4 12. gxf4 a5 13. e3 Nbd7 14. Kh1 Ra6 15. Rg1 Rb6 16. Qe2 Ne4 17. Qc2 f5 18. Nxe4 Bxe4 19. Qc3 Bxf3 20. Bxf3 Nf6 21. Qxa5 Rxb2 22. Rg2 Nd5 23. Bxd5 exd5 24. Qc3 Rb6 25. a5 Rb5 26. Rg5 Rf6 27. Qc2 g6 28. h4 Qe7 29. h5 Qe4+ 30. Qxe4 dxe4 31. Rgg1 c5 32. dxc5 Rxc5 33. Rab1 Rxa5 34. Rxb7 Rfa6 35. Rbb1 Kg7 36. Kg2 Ra7 37. Rh1 h6 38. Kg3 R5a6 39. Kh4 gxh5 40. Kxh5 Rg6 41. Rhg1 Rxg1 42. Rxg1+ Kh7 43. Rg6 Ra1 44. Rxh6+ Kg7 45. Rb6 Rg1 46. Kh4 Kf7 47. Kh3 Rg8 48. Kh2 Ke7 49. Rh6 Kf7 50. Rh3 Kf6 51. Rg3 Rh8+ 52. Kg2 Ra8 53. Rh3 Rg8+ 54. Kf1 Ra8 55. Rh6+ Ke7 56. Rc6 Ra1+  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand, Viswanathan (2768) – Grischuk, Alexander (2766) [C50]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (7.3), 2018-08-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. a4 Ba7 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 d5 15. Qc2 a5 16. Rad1 Qd7 17. Qb3 Rd8 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. d4 exd4 20. Nxd5 Qxd5 21. Qxb7 Rxe1+ 22. Rxe1 dxc3 23. bxc3 Qd6 24. Qb5 g6 25. Nd4 Nxd4 26. cxd4 Qb4 27. Re8+ Rxe8 28. Qxe8+ Kg7 29. Qe5+ Kg8 30. Qe8+ Kg7 31. Qe5+ Kg8 32. Qe8+ Kg7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin, Sergey (2773) – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2801) [B90]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (7.4), 2018-08-25
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e6 7. g4 h6 8. Bg2 g5 9. Be3 Nbd7 10. Qe2 Ne5 11. O-O-O Nfd7 12. h4 Rg8 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. Kb1 b5 15. f4 gxf4 16. Bxf4 Bb7 17. g5 Qb6 18. Rh7 O-O-O 19. Be3 Qa5 20. Rf1 Rg7 21. Rxg7 Bxg7 22. g6 Nxg6 23. Rxf7 Bxd4 24. Bxd4 Nge5 25. Rf2 Qb4 26. Be3 Nc4 27. Bc1 Kb8 28. Nd1 Rc8 29. b3 Na3+ 30. Bxa3 Qxa3 31. Bh3 Nc5 32. e5 Be4 33. Qe3 Nd3 34. Rf7 Qc5 35. Qxc5 Nxc5 36. exd6 Rd8 37. Nc3 Rxd6 38. Kb2 Bc6 39. a3 Nb7 40. Rh7 Nc5 41. Rh6 Kc7 42. b4 Ne4 43. Rxe6 Rxe6 44. Bxe6 Nxc3 45. Kxc3 Kb6 46. Kd4 a5 47. Bd5 Be8 48. bxa5+ Kxa5 49. Kc5 Bg6 50. c3 Bd3 51. Bc6 Be2 52. Bd7 Bd3 53. Bc6 Be2 54. Bd7 Bd3 55. Bc6 Be2 56. Bd7  ½ – ½ (view game)

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2779) – Nakamura, Hikaru (2777) [C53]
6th Sinquefield Cup 2018 Saint Louis USA (7.5), 2018-08-25
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 Bf5 9. Nbd2 Nb6 10. Bb5 Bxd3 11. Re1 e4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. Qxd8 Rfxd8 14. Rxe4 Rd1+ 15. Re1 Rxe1+ 16. Nxe1 a6 17. Be2 Nd5 18. Nd3 Ba7 19. a5 Re8 20. Kf1 Ne5 21. Nxe5 Rxe5 22. Ra3 Nf6 23. Bf3 c6 24. Rb3 Re7 25. Rb4 h6 26. h4 Kf8 27. g4 Nd5 28. Ra4 Bb8 29. g5 hxg5 30. Bxg5 f6 31. Bd2 Rd7 32. h5 f5 33. Rh4 Kg8 34. c4 Nf6 35. Bc3 Kh7 36. Bxf6 gxf6 37. h6 Be5 38. Bg2 Kg6 39. h7 Rxh7 40. Rxh7 Kxh7 41. b4 Bc3 42. b5 axb5 43. cxb5 cxb5 44. Bxb7 Bxa5 45. Ke2 b4 46. Kd3 b3 47. Bd5 b2 48. Kc2 Bc3 49. f3 Be5 50. Kb1 f4 51. Ba8 Kh8 52. Bd5 Kg7 53. Ba8 Kh8 54. Bd5 Kg7 55. Ba8  ½ – ½ (view game)

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