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YourNextMove GCT Rapid 2018 Round 9

Posted by 365Chess.com on June 14, 2018 in Chess news

Partial Standings

Pos Name Fed Rtg Pts
1 So, Wesley USA 2778 14
2 Aronian, Levon ARM 2764 11
3 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2789 11
4 Nakamura, Hikaru USA 2769 10
5 Karjakin, Sergey RUS 2782 10
6 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar AZE 2808 9
7 Grischuk, Alexander RUS 2766 8
8 Caruana, Fabiano USA 2816 7
9 Giri, Anish NED 2782 5
10 Anand, Viswanatan IND 2759 5

Nakamura,Hi (2769) – So,W (2778) [A45]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2018-06-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. b4 a5 6. c3 Bd7 7. Qb3 axb4 8. cxb4 b6 9. Bd6 Ne4 10. Qb2 Nxd6 11. cxd6 Qf6 12. Qxf6 gxf6 13. b5 Bxd6 14. a4 Ke7 15. Bd3 Rc8 16. Ne2 e5 17. f3 f5 18. Ra2 Be6 19. Rc2 Bb4+ 20. Kf1 Rxa4 21. Rxc8 Bxc8 22. Nec3 Bxc3 23. Nxc3 Ra3 24. Nxd5+ Kd6 25. Nxb6 Be6 26. Bb1 Kc5 27. Nc8 Bxc8 28. Kf2 Be6 29. g4 fxg4 30. Bxh7 Nd7 31. Rb1 Ra2+ 32. Kg3 gxf3 33. h4 f5 34. Kxf3 Nf6  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2764) – Karjakin,Sergey (2782) [C50]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Re1 a6 7. c3 h6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Bb3 Ba7 10. Nf1 Re8 11. Ng3 Be6 12. Bc2 d5 13. exd5 Bxd5 14. Be3 Bxe3 15. Rxe3 Qd7 16. h3 Re7 17. Qd2 Rae8 18. Rae1 g6 19. Nh4 Nh7 20. Nh5 Kh8 21. d4 gxh5 22. Rg3 Re6 23. dxe5 Qd8 24. Nf5 Nxe5 25. Rg7 Nf3+ 26. gxf3 Rxe1+ 27. Kh2 Rh1+  0 – 1 (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2808) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) [E60]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2018-06-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 c6 5. Bg2 d5 6. Qb3 O-O 7. O-O Qb6 8. Nc3 Rd8 9. Bd2 Bf5 10. Qa3 e6 11. e4 Nxe4 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Ba5 Qa6 14. Bxd8 Qxa3 15. bxa3 exf3 16. Bxf3 Nd7 17. Bg5 Bxd4 18. Rad1 e5 19. Rfe1 Nc5 20. Bf6 Nd7 21. Rxd4 exd4 22. Bxd4  ½ – ½ (view game)

Anand,V (2759) – Grischuk,A (2766) [B91]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2018-06-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 b5 9. Nd5 Nbd7 10. Nec3 Nb6 11. Nxe7 Qxe7 12. a4 b4 13. a5 bxc3 14. axb6 cxb2 15. Bxb2 Rb8 16. O-O Rxb6 17. Ba3 O-O 18. Qd2 Rd8 19. Bb4 Rc6 20. c3 Be6 21. Rfd1 Bb3 22. Rdb1 Bc4 23. Rd1 h6 24. Qe3 Qe6 25. Rd2 Rd7 26. Rad1 Bb3 27. Rb1 Rb7 28. h3 Rb5 29. Ra1 Bc4 30. Qa7 d5 31. exd5 Nxd5 32. Ra5 e4 33. Rxb5 axb5 34. Qd4 f5 35. g4 Nf6 36. gxf5 Qxf5 37. Be7 Nd5 38. Bh4 Re6 39. Qc5 Kh7 40. Bg3 e3 41. Rxd5 Bxd5  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2782) – Caruana,F (2816) [C16]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (7), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 b6 7. Qg4 Kf8 8. a4 Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 10. Qe2 Nb8 11. a5 Nbc6 12. axb6 cxb6 13. Nf3 Na5 14. O-O h6 15. Ba3 Kg8 16. Bb4 Nc4 17. Ra6 Qc8 18. Rfa1 Nc6 19. R6a2 a5 20. Ba3 a4 21. Rb1 Kh7 22. Qd3+ g6 23. Bc1 Kg7 24. Nd2 Nxd2 25. Bxd2 Qd7 26. Qf3 Na5 27. Qf6+ Kg8 28. Bc1 Nc4 29. Ba3 Nxa3 30. Rxa3 b5 31. h4 h5 32. f4 Kh7 33. g4 hxg4 34. h5 gxh5 35. Rxb5 Rhg8 36. Rb4 Rg6 37. Qh4 Kg7 38. Kg2 Qc6 39. Qe7 h4 40. Qxh4 Rh8 41. Qe7 g3 42. Rb7 Qc4 43. Qxf7+ Kh6  0 – 1 (view game)

So,W (2778) – Karjakin,Sergey (2782) [D73]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2018-06-14
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. c4 dxc4 6. Na3 c5 7. O-O O-O 8. dxc5 c3 9. Nb5 Na6 10. Nxc3 Nxc5 11. Be3 Nce4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 Nd6 16. Rfc1 Rd8 17. f4 Bg4 18. h3 Bd7 19. Rc7 Rac8 20. Rac1 Kf8 21. e4 f6 22. e5 fxe5 23. fxe5 Nf5 24. Nxf5 Bxf5 25. Bxb7 Rxc7 26. Rxc7 Rd2 27. Bg2 Rxb2 28. Rxa7 Rb1+ 29. Kf2 Rb2+ 30. Kg1 Rb1+ 31. Kf2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Grischuk,A (2766) – Mamedyarov,S (2808) [C87]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 d6 7. c3 Bg4 8. d3 Nd7 9. Bc2 O-O 10. Nbd2 Bg5 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Nxf3 Bxc1 13. Rxc1 Qf6 14. d4 Rad8 15. a3 Ne7 16. Nh2 c5 17. Ng4 Qg5 18. dxc5 Nxc5 19. Ne3 h5 20. Re2 Rd7 21. Rd2 Rfd8 22. Rb1 Ne6 23. Qf3 g6 24. Rbd1 Kg7 25. Kh2 b5 26. Bb3 Qf6 27. Qxf6+ Kxf6 28. h4 a5 29. Bc2 Nc7 30. a4 b4 31. cxb4 axb4 32. a5 Ne6 33. Ba4 Ra7 34. Rxd6 Rxa5 35. Bb3 Rxd6 36. Rxd6 Rc5 37. Rb6 Nc6 38. Nd5+ Kg7 39. Nxb4 Nxb4 40. Bxe6 Nc6 41. Bd5 Ne7 42. Bb3 f5 43. Rb7 Kf6 44. Rb6+ Kg7 45. Re6 Ng8 46. exf5 gxf5 47. Bd1 Nf6 48. b4 Rd5 49. Be2 Rd4 50. Rxe5 Rxh4+ 51. Kg1 Rxb4 52. Rxf5 Kg6 53. Bd3 Rb3 54. Rd5+ Kg7 55. Rd4 Ra3 56. g3 Ra2 57. Bf5 Ra5 58. Bh3 Ra1+ 59. Kg2 Ra2 60. Be6 Re2 61. Bf5 Re5 62. Bd3 Ra5 63. Rb4 Ra7 64. Rb6 Rd7 65. Bb1 Rc7 66. Kh3 Rd7 67. Kh4 Rd4+ 68. f4 Rc4 69. Rb7+ Kh6 70. Rb6 Kg7 71. Rb7+ Kh6 72. Rf7 Rc6 73. Bf5 Ra6 74. Bd3 Rd6 75. Bf5 Ra6 76. Rb7 Ra1 77. Kh3 Rh1+ 78. Kg2 Ra1 79. Rf7 Ra6 80. Bd3 Rd6 81. Bf5 Ra6 82. Kh3 Rb6 83. Re7 Rb5 84. Re5 Rxe5 85. fxe5 Nd5 86. Kh4 Ne3 87. Be4 Ng4 88. e6 Kg7 89. Kg5 Kf8 90. Bf3 Ne5 91. Bxh5 Ke7 92. Kf5 Nc6 93. Bf7 Nd4+ 94. Ke5 Nf3+ 95. Kf4 Nd4 96. g4 Kf6 97. g5+ Ke7 98. Kg4 Kf8 99. Kh4 Nf5+ 100. Kh5 Kg7 101. Bg6 Ne7 102. Be4 Nc8 103. Kg4 Kf8 104. Kf4 Ke7 105. Ke5 Nd6 106. Bd3 Ne8 107. Be4 Ng7 108. Bd5 Ne8 109. Bb3 Ng7 110. Bc4 Ne8 111. Be2 Nc7 112. Bg4 Ne8 113. Bh5 Nd6 114. Bg6 Nc4+ 115. Kd4 Nd2 116. Ke3 Nc4+ 117. Kd4 Nd2 118. Bh5 Kxe6 119. Kd3 Nf3 120. Bg4+ Ke5  ½ – ½ (view game)

Caruana,F (2816) – Aronian,L (2764) [C65]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. O-O dxe4 8. dxe4 a5 9. a4 Qe7 10. h3 Ne8 11. Re1 Nd6 12. Bd3 Be6 13. Nf1 f6 14. Be3 Bxe3 15. Nxe3 Qf7 16. Qe2 Rfd8 17. Red1 Ne7 18. h4 Nec8 19. Bc2 Nb6 20. Nd2 Nbc4 21. Ndxc4 Nxc4 22. Nd5 Bxd5 23. exd5 Nd6 24. c4 b6 25. Ra3 f5 26. Rc3 e4 27. c5 bxc5 28. Rxc5 Re8 29. Rc1 Re7 30. Bd1 f4 31. Qe1 f3 32. R1c3 Rf8 33. Qf1 Qg6 34. Kh2 Qg4 35. Rxc7 Qxh4+ 36. Kg1 Re5  0 – 1 (view game)

Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) – Giri,A (2782) [D35]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2018-06-14
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 Nd7 12. O-O b6 13. Rfe1 Bb7 14. Rad1 Rc8 15. Bb3 Re8 16. h4 h6 17. Qf4 Qc7 18. Qxc7 Rxc7 19. d5 Nc5 20. d6 Rd7 21. Bc4 a6 22. e5 b5 23. Be2 f6 24. Rc1 Rc8 25. Rc2 Na4 26. Rxc8+ Bxc8 27. Nd4 fxe5 28. Nxb5 axb5 29. Bxb5 Ra7 30. Rc1 Nb6 31. Rxc8+ Nxc8 32. d7 Rxd7 33. Bxd7 Nb6 34. Bxe6+ Kf8 35. Bb3 Ke7 36. f3 Kd6 37. Kf2 Nd7 38. Ke3 Nc5 39. h5 Nd7 40. a4 Nf6 41. g4 Kc5 42. Kd3 Kb4 43. Bc2 Kc5 44. Kc3 Nd5+ 45. Kb3 Nf4 46. Be4 Ne2 47. a5 Nd4+ 48. Kc3 Kb5 49. a6 Kxa6 50. Kc4 Kb6 51. Kd5  1 – 0 (view game)

Nakamura,Hi (2769) – Anand,V (2759) [C65]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (8), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. h3 Qe7 7. Nc3 h6 8. Be3 Bd6 9. Ne2 Be6 10. a3 Nd7 11. Qd2 c5 12. Qc3 a5 13. O-O O-O 14. g4 h5 15. Nh2 Qh4 16. Kg2 hxg4 17. hxg4 Bxg4 18. Nxg4 Qxg4+ 19. Ng3 Qe6 20. Rh1 f6 21. Nf5 Kf7 22. Rh7 Rg8 23. Rg1 Nf8 24. Rh2 Ng6 25. Bxc5 Bxc5 26. Qxc5 Qc6 27. Qxc6 bxc6 28. Kf3 Ne7 29. Nxe7 Kxe7 30. Rh7 Kf7 31. a4 c5 32. Ke3 Rab8 33. b3 Rbe8 34. Kd2 Re7 35. Kc3 Ke6 36. Kc4 Kd6 37. Rg6 Rf7 38. f3 c6 39. Rh2 Rb8 40. Rh7 Rb4+ 41. Kc3 Rbb7 42. Rh8 Kc7 43. Rg8 Kb6 44. Kd2 Rbd7 45. Ke3 Rde7 46. Rg1 g5 47. Rg6 Re8 48. Rh1 Ref8 49. Kd2 c4 50. bxc4 Kc5 51. Rgh6 Rb8 52. Kc3 Rg8 53. Rb1 Rgf8 54. Kd2 Rd8 55. Ke3 Rdf8 56. Kd2 Rd8 57. Kc3 Rdf8 58. Rd1 Rb8 59. Ra1 Rbf8 60. Rah1 Kb6 61. Rh8 Rxh8 62. Rxh8 Kc5 63. Ra8 Kb6 64. Re8 Kc5 65. Re6 Kb6 66. Kd2 Kc5 67. c3 Rf8 68. Ke3 Rf7 69. d4+ exd4+ 70. cxd4+ Kxc4 71. Rxc6+ Kb4 72. d5 Kxa4 73. Rb6 Ka3 74. d6  1 – 0 (view game)

Anand,V (2759) – So,W (2778) [C01]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. Nc3 Nge7 7. h3 Nb4 8. Nb5 Nxd3+ 9. Qxd3 Bf5 10. Qc3 O-O 11. O-O c6 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. Re1 Rfe8 14. Bg5 Ng6 15. Nh4 Nxh4 16. Bxh4 Qg6 17. Qg3 Qxg3 18. Bxg3 Bxc2 19. f3 f6 20. Rxe8+ Rxe8 21. Re1 Rxe1+ 22. Bxe1 Bb1  ½ – ½ (view game)

Karjakin,Sergey (2782) – Caruana,F (2816) [C42]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2018-06-14
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. c4 Nc6 6. d4 d5 7. c5 Be7 8. Bb5 O-O 9. O-O Bg4 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Ne5 Bf6 14. Nxc6 Qd7 15. Nb4 Rab8 16. Nc2 Bh4 17. f3 Ng3 18. Rf2 f5 19. Nc3 Ne4 20. Rh2 Nxc3 21. bxc3 Rbe8 22. Bd2 Bg3 23. Rg2 f4 24. Rc1 Bd3 25. Ne1 Bc4 26. Qc2 Be2 27. c4 dxc4 28. Bc3 Bxe1 29. Rxe1 Bxf3 30. Rxe8 Qxe8 31. Rf2 Bd5 32. Qe2 Qg6 33. Qe5 c6 34. Kh2 Qd3 35. Rxf4 Qc2+ 36. Kg3 Qxc3+ 37. Kh4 Rxf4 38. Qxf4 h6  0 – 1 (view game)

Aronian,L (2764) – Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) [B23]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2018-06-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 Nc6 8. h3 Rb8 9. f4 Nd7 10. Nd5 e6 11. Ne3 b5 12. f5 Bb7 13. c3 b4 14. Ng4 bxc3 15. bxc3 exf5 16. exf5 Nce5 17. Bxb7 Rxb7 18. Nh6+ Bxh6 19. Bxh6 Re8 20. Nf4 gxf5 21. Qh5 Qf6 22. Rae1 Rbb8 23. Re3 Kh8 24. Bg5 Qg7 25. Nd5 f6 26. Bh6 Qg6 27. Nf4 Qf7 28. Qxf5 Rb2 29. d4 cxd4 30. cxd4 Ng6 31. Ne6 Rg8 32. Rf2 Rxf2 33. Qxf2 Rc8 34. Qf5 Ne7 35. Qg4 Qg6 36. Nf4 Qxg4 37. hxg4 Ng8 38. g5 fxg5 39. Bxg5 Kg7 40. Re6 Rc6 41. Re8 Kf7 42. Rd8 Ngf6 43. Kg2 Rc2+ 44. Kh3 Rxa2 45. Bxf6 Nxf6 46. Rxd6 Rd2  ½ – ½ (view game)

Mamedyarov,S (2808) – Nakamura,Hi (2769) [D37]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2018-06-14
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. a3 Qa5 10. Rd1 Re8 11. Bg3 Ne4 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Rxd5 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Be6 15. Rd2 Be7 16. Bd3 g6 17. O-O Qxa3 18. Nd4 Nxd4 19. cxd4 Rac8 20. Qb2 Qxb2 21. Rxb2 Rc3 22. Be2 b6 23. e4 Bc4 24. Bxc4 Rxc4 25. Rd1 Rd8 26. Rbd2 b5 27. Kf1 Bb4 28. Rd3 a5 29. d5 a4 30. d6 Bc3 31. d7 b4 32. Rd5 a3 33. Rb5 a2 34. Rb8 Rxb8 35. Bxb8 Rd4 36. Rxd4 a1=Q+ 37. Ke2 Qa6+  0 – 1 (view game)

Giri,A (2782) – Grischuk,A (2766) [B92]
GCT Rapid YourNextMove Leuven BEL (9), 2018-06-14
1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 h6 10. Be3 Ng4 11. Bc1 Ngf6 12. Be3 Ng4 13. Bc1 Ngf6 14. O-O O-O 15. b3 Nc5 16. Nd2 Be6 17. Bb2 Rc8 18. Re1 Ncd7 19. Nc4 Nc5 20. Nd2 Ncd7 21. a5 Rc5 22. b4 Rc8 23. b5 axb5 24. Nxb5 Nc5 25. Bf1 Ra8 26. Bc3 b6 27. axb6 Qxb6 28. Qf3 Qc6 29. Na7 Qc7 30. Nb5 Qc6 31. Na7  ½ – ½ (view game)

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