Tal Memorial 2012 / Round 3

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Luke McShane ! ! !

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Tal would be proud.

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Oh My Goodness – What A Game ! !  – And to take out Aronian in such a style.

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This game will be looked at round the world for a long time to come.

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Wow !

 

 Luke McShane

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For the remaining games – See Comments.

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  1. [Event “Tal Memorial 2012”]
    [Site “Moscow”]
    [Date “2012.06.10”]
    [Round “3.1”]
    [White “Radjabov, Teimour”]
    [Black “Kramnik, Vladimir”]
    [Result “1/2-1/2”]
    [ECO “C65”]
    [WhiteElo “2784”]
    [BlackElo “2801”]
    [PlyCount “50”]
    [EventDate “2012.??.??”]
    [EventCountry “RUS”]

    1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. c3 O-O 7. h3 Ne7 8. Nbd2 a6 9. Ba4 Ng6 10. d4 Ba7 11. Re1 b5 12. Bc2 c5 13. d5 c4 14. Nf1 Nh5 15. Bg5 f6 16. Be3 Nhf4 17. Ng3 Ne7 18. a4 Qc7 19. axb5 axb5 20. Ra3 Bxe3 21. Rxa8 Bb6 22. Qd2 Qc5 23. Qe3 Qc7 24. Qd2 Qc5 25. Qe3 Qc7 1/2-1/2

    [Event “Tal Memorial 2012”]
    [Site “Moscow”]
    [Date “2012.06.10”]
    [Round “3.4”]
    [White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
    [Black “Caruana, Fabiano”]
    [Result “1/2-1/2”]
    [ECO “D85”]
    [WhiteElo “2835”]
    [BlackElo “2770”]
    [PlyCount “59”]
    [EventDate “2012.??.??”]
    [EventCountry “RUS”]

    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Qa4+ Nd7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Be3 c5 10. Rc1 Nb6 11. Qd1 Bg4 12. Be2 Bxf3 13. gxf3 cxd4 14. cxd4 Qd7 15. O-O Rac8 16. Qd2 Rfd8 17. Rfd1 Rxc1 18. Qxc1 Rc8 19. Qa3 Na4 20. Bf1 b5 21. Rc1 Rxc1 22. Qxc1 Bxd4 23. Bxb5 Bxe3 24. Bxd7 Bxc1 25. Bxa4 Bf4 26. h3 Be5 27. Kg2 Bf4 28. Kg1 Be5 29. Kg2 Bf4 30. Kg1 1/2-1/2

    [Event “Tal Memorial 2012”]
    [Site “Moscow”]
    [Date “2012.06.10”]
    [Round “3.5”]
    [White “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
    [Black “Tomashevsky, Evgeny”]
    [Result “1/2-1/2”]
    [ECO “C36”]
    [WhiteElo “2775”]
    [BlackElo “2738”]
    [PlyCount “81”]
    [EventDate “2012.??.??”]
    [EventCountry “RUS”]

    1. e4 e5 2. f4 d5 3. exd5 exf4 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 Nxd5 6. c4 Nf6 7. d4 Bd6 8. c5
    Be7 9. Nc3 Be6 10. Bxf4 Nd5 11. Bg3 O-O 12. Qd2 Nd7 13. O-O c6 14. Ne4 N7f6 15. Bd3 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 f5 17. Bc2 f4 18. Bf2 Bf5 19. Bb3 Kh8 20. Rae1 Bf6 21. Ne5 g5 22. Qd1 Qc7 23. Nc4 Bg6 24. Nd6 Ne3 25. Bxe3 fxe3 26. Rxe3 Qg7 27. Kh1 Bxd4 28. Ref3 Rxf3 29. Rxf3 Bf6 30. Qf1 Be7 31. Qe1 Bf6 32. Qf2 Bd4 33. Qd2 Bxc5 34. Nf7+ Bxf7 35. Rxf7 Rf8 36. Rxf8+ Bxf8 37. Qd8 Qe7 38. Qd4+ Bg7 39. Qxa7 Qe1+ 40. Qg1 Qxg1+ 41. Kxg1 1/2-1/2

    [Event “Tal Memorial 2012”]
    [Site “Moscow”]
    [Date “2012.06.10”]
    [Round “3.2”]
    [White “Grischuk, Alexander”]
    [Black “Morozevich, Alexander”]
    [Result “0-1”]
    [ECO “A11”]
    [WhiteElo “2761”]
    [BlackElo “2769”]
    [PlyCount “120”]
    [EventDate “2012.??.??”]
    [EventCountry “RUS”]

    1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. g3 Bg4 4. Qb3 Qb6 5. Ne5 Be6 6. d3 f6 7. Nf3 Bf7 8. Bh3
    e5 9. O-O Na6 10. Nc3 Ne7 11. Be3 d4 12. Ne4 Ng6 13. Bc1 Nc5 14. Nxc5 Bxc5 15. Nd2 O-O 16. Ne4 Be7 17. f4 exf4 18. gxf4 Rfe8 19. f5 Ne5 20. Bf4 Bf8 21. Bg2
    Qc7 22. Qc2 Qd7 23. Bd2 b5 24. c5 a5 25. Rf4 a4 26. Bb4 Rac8 27. Ng3 Kh8 28. Rh4 Bg8 29. Qd2 Qa7 30. Rc1 Nd7 31. Qf4 Bxa2 32. Qxd4 Nb8 33. Be1 Rcd8 34. Qc3 Na6 35. Bf2 b4 36. Qe1 Qb7 37. Ra1 Bb3 38. Qc1 Nc7 39. Bf3 Ra8 40. Bh5 Red8 41. Bg6 h6 42. Ne4 Ne8 43. Be3 Bd5 44. Kf2 Bxe4 45. Rxe4 Nc7 46. Bxh6 gxh6 47. Re7 Rd4 48. Rh7+ Kg8 49. Qe3 Rg4 50. h3 Rxg6 51. fxg6 Qc8 52. Rg1 Qf5+ 53. Ke1 Re8 54. Qg3 Ne6 55. e4 Qxc5 56. Kd1 Bg7 57. Rg2 Qe5 58. Qe3 Rd8 59. Ke1 c5 60. Rxh6 Nf4 0-1

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