2019 CHAMPIONS SHOWDOWN / CHESS 9LX / Day 4 / Final

 

All Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto

 

 

Fabiano Caruana Wins !   Congratulations  !  !

 

 

The Setup For All Blitz Games Today In The 1st Half / Day 4

 

Blitz Games / Round 7 – First Half

Aronian vs Nakamura

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. Nhg3 g6 4. e3 f5 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 Nf7 7. d5 e6 8. Ne3 Be5 9. Bxe5 Nxe5 10. f4 Nf7 11. O-O Qc7 12. b4 g5 13. Nh5 Rg6 14. Qe2 O-O-O 15. c5 Kb8 16. d6 Qb7 17. Bd3 gxf4 18. Nxf4 Rg8 19. Ned5 Ng6 20. c6 dxc6 21. Nf6 Nxf4 22. Rxf4 c5 23. Nxg8 Rxg8 24. Rf2 Qd5 25. Bc4 Qd4 26. Kh1 Nxd6 27. Rd1 Qxc4 28. Qe5 Bd5 29. Qxd6+ Ka8 30. bxc5 Qxc5 31. Qxc5 bxc5 32. h3 Kb7 33. Kh2 c4 34. Rg1 h5 35. Rf4 Kc6 36. Rh4 c3 37. Rxh5 Rxg2+ 38. Rxg2 Bxg2 39. Rh8 Kd7 40. Rh4 Be4 41. Rf4 c2 42. Rf1 f4 43. Kg1 Bd3 44. Rc1 e5 45. Kf2 e4 46. h4 Ke6 47. h5 Kf5 48. a3 Kg4 49. h6 e3+ 50. Kg2 f3+ 51. Kh2 f2 0-1

Final Position

 

Caruana vs Kasparov

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 Nhg6 4. Nhg3 d5 5. cxd5 Bxd5 6. Nh5 e5 7. Qg4 Be6 8. Qe2 Nd7 9. Nfg3 Qh4 10. O-O Bg4 11. Qc4 Bxh5 12. Qxh4 Nxh4 13. Nxh5 g6 14. Ng3 Bd6 15. Rc4 Be7 16. f4 b5 17. Rcc1 exf4 18. Rxf4 O-O 19. Be4 Nb6 20. Bb7 Rcd8 21. Rc2 f5 22. Ba6 Nd5 23. Rxh4 Bxh4 24. Bxb5 Nxe3 25. Rxc5 Rxd2 26. Be5 Rxg2+ 27. Kh1 Rd2 28. Kg1 f4 29. Nf1 Rg2+ 30. Kh1 Bf2 31. Bc4+ Nxc4 32. Kxg2 Bxc5 33. bxc4 f3+ 34. Kg3 f2 35. Bf4 Re8 0-1

Final Position

 

Svidler vs Dominguez-Perez

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. d4 c5 2. d5 b5 3. Nhg3 Nhg6 4. e3 d6 5. e4 Nd7 6. Ne3 O-O 7. O-O c4 8. b4 e5 9. Ne2 a6 10. Bc3 Ba7 11. Bd2 Bb7 12. c3 Rb8 13. Kh1 Bc8 14. Nf5 Nf6 15. Neg3 Nf4 16. Qf3 g6 17. Nh6+ Kg7 18. Bxf4 exf4 19. Qxf4 Qe7 20. Qg5 Kh8 21. h3 Ng8 22. Qd2 Qh4 23. Nxg8 Kxg8 24. Kh2 f5 25. f4 Rb7 26. Rce1 Rbf7 27. exf5 gxf5 28. Rf3 Rg7 29. Re2 Kh8 30. Nf1 Rfg8 31. g3 Qf6 32. Ne3 Bd7 33. Ng2 Re7 34. Rxe7 Qxe7 35. Bc2 Re8 36. Bd1 Qg7 37. Nh4 Qf6 38. Ng2 Bb6 39. Rf1 Qg7 40. Bh5 Rg8 41. Qe1 Bd8 42. Bd1 Re8 43. Qd2 Bb6 44. Bh5 Rg8 45. Qe1 Bd8 46. Qd2 Qxg3+ 0-1

Final Position

 

Blitz Games / Round 8 – First Half

Dominguez-Perez vs Svidler

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. f4 Qh4+ 5. Nf2 Nhg6 6. g3 Qe7 7. h4 f6 8. h5 Nh8 9. h6 g6 10. g4 Nf7 11. Qe2 e5 12. f5 gxf5 13. Bxf5 Nxh6 14. Be4 Bxe4 15. Nxe4 f5 16. Nf2 Nxg4 17. O-O-O Nxf2 18. Rxg8 Nxd1 19. Qxd1 O-O-O 20. Qf3 f4 21. exf4 exf4 22. Bc3 Ne6 23. Rg1 Ng5 24. Qg4 Ne4 25. Bb2 Be5 26. Qf5 Bxb2+ 27. Kxb2 Rf8 28. Qd5 Kc7 29. Kc2 Nf6 30. Qf3 Qe5 31. Nh2 h5 32. Rg6 Qf5+ 33. Qd3 Ne4 34. Rg7 Ng5 35. Nf1 Nf3 36. Qxf5 Rxf5 37. Kc3 Re5 38. Rg2 Re1 39. Rf2 Nd4 40. Kd3 f3 41. Ne3 h4 42. Rh2 Ra1 43. Rxh4 Rxa2 44. b4 Ra3+ 45. Ke4 Nb3 46. Kxf3 cxb4 47. Nd5+ Kb7 48. Nxb4 Nxd2+ 49. Ke2 Nb3 50. Nd3 Ra4 51. Rh7 Kc7 52. Ne5 Nc5 53. Ke3 Kd6 54. Kd4 Ra1 55. Nf7+ Kc7 56. Ne5 Rd1+ 57. Kc3 Re1 58. Ng4 a5 59. Rh6 Rc1+ 60. Kd4 Ne6+ 61. Kd3 Nc5+ 62. Kd4 a4 63. Ne3 Ne6+ 64. Kd3 Kc6 65. Rh2 Rb1 66. Nd5 Rb3+ 67. Nc3 Nc5+ 68. Kc2 a3 69. Rh6+ Kb7 70. Rh5 Rb2+ 71. Kd1 a2 0-1

Final Position

 

Kasparov vs Caruana

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. e4 c5 2. Nhg3 b5 3. c3 Nhg6 4. Ne3 Ne6 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 Nef4 7. d4 c4 8. Ne2 e6 9. Nxf4 Bxf4 10. Qh5 Qg5 11. Qxg5 Bxg5 12. g3 d5 13. f4 Be7 14. f5 Bg5 15. Rce1 Ne7 16. e5 g6 17. f6 Nf5 18. Ng2 h5 19. Rf2 a5 20. Bxf5 gxf5 21. Bb2 b4 22. cxb4 axb4 23. Bc1 Bxc1 24. Rxc1 Bb7 25. Nf4 Ba6 26. Nxh5 cxb3 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. axb3 Bd3 29. Ra2 Bc2 30. Ra4 Rb8 31. Nf4 Bxb3 32. Ra7 Bc2 0-1

Final Position

 

Nakamura vs Aronian

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. Nfg3 Qe7 5. f4 f5 6. Nf2 g6 7. d4 Nf7 8. Qd2 cxd4 9. Bxd4 h5 10. Bb2 Nh7 11. Ne2 Nf6 12. Bd3 Ng4 13. Nxg4 hxg4 14. O-O-O b5 15. Kb1 bxc4 16. Bxc4 Nd6 17. Bd3 Ne4 18. Qe1 Bd6 19. Rc1 Kf7 20. Bxe4 Bxe4+ 21. Ka1 Bb4 22. Qd1 Qd6 23. Nd4 Rxc1+ 24. Qxc1 Qc5 25. Qxc5 Bxc5 26. Rc1 Bb6 27. g3 g5 28. a4 gxf4 29. exf4 a6 30. b4 Rb8 31. Rd1 Rc8 32. a5 Bxd4 33. Rxd4 Ke8 34. Ka2 Rc2 35. Kb3 Rxh2 36. b5 axb5 37. Rxe4 Kd8 38. Re3 Kc7 39. Be5+ d6 40. Rc3+ Kd7 41. Rd3 Kc6 42. Rxd6+ Kc5 43. a6 1-0

Final Position

 

So vs Topalov

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. Nhg3 Qe7 5. f4 f6 6. Nh5 O-O-O 7. Nfg3 d6 8. Be4 Bxe4 9. Nxe4 Nf7 10. Nxg7 Qb7 11. Qf3 Rxg7 12. Bxf6 Rg8 13. Bxd8 Nxd8 14. O-O Qg7 15. f5 Qe5 16. d4 cxd4 17. exd4 Qxd4+ 18. Kh1 Qe5 19. Ng3 Qf6 20. Rce1 d5 21. fxe6 Qxf3 22. Rxf3 Nfxe6 23. Nf5 Kb7 24. cxd5 Ng5 25. Rff1 Ka6 26. Ne7 Rg7 27. Nc6 Nxc6 28. dxc6 Rg6 29. Rf5 Ne6 30. Rc1 Bc7 31. g3 b5 32. a4 bxa4 33. bxa4 Bb6 34. Rf7 Nc7 35. Rxh7 Re6 36. Rh5 Re3 37. a5 Bd4 38. Rh7 Bb2 39. Rc2 Be5 40. Re7 Nd5 41. Rxe5 Rxe5 42. c7 Ne7 43. c8=Q+ Nxc8 44. Rxc8 Kxa5 45. Kg2 Re2+ 46. Kh3 1-0

Final Position

 

Blitz Games / Round 9 – First Half

Aronian vs Nakamura

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. f4 d5 5. cxd5 Bxd5 6. Nhg3 Qe7 7. Nh5 f6 8. g4 Nhg6 9. g5 f5 10. Qe2 Nh4 11. Rg3 Nd7 12. Rh3 Ng6 13. Nfg3 O-O-O 14. Bd3 Kb7 15. Ba6+ Ka8 16. Bc4 Bb7 17. Ba6 Bd5 18. O-O-O h6 19. Bc4 Bb7 20. gxh6 gxh6 21. Qf2 a6 22. a4 Rdf8 23. Ne2 Qf7 24. Nhg3 Nf6 25. Qf1 Ng4 26. Rh5 Qe8 27. h3 Nf6 28. Rxh6 Nd5 29. Nc3 Ngxf4 30. exf4 Rxg3 31. Bxa6 Nxf4 32. Bxb7+ Kxb7 33. Qh1+ Rg2 34. Rg1 Rfg8 35. Rh7+ Kc8 36. Rxg2 Rxg2 37. Qf1 b5 38. Qxb5 Rg1+ 39. Kb2 Qxb5 40. axb5 Nd3+ 41. Ka2 Nb4+ 42. Kb2 Be5 43. Re7 f4 44. b6 f3 45. Rf7 f2 46. b7+ Kb8 47. Rxf2 Nd3+ 0-1

Final Position

 

Caruana vs Kasparov

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. Qe2 Nhg6 5. f4 d5 6. cxd5 Bxd5 7. Nf2 Nd7 8. Ng3 Nf6 9. Nh5 Qe7 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Ng4 O-O-O 12. Ngxf6 Rh8 13. b4 1-0

Final Position

 

Svidler vs Dominguez-Perez

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. f4 Qe7 5. Nf2 f6 6. Qe2 Nf7 7. O-O-O O-O-O 8. g4 d5 9. cxd5 Bxd5 10. Bd3 Bc7 11. Ba6+ Kb8 12. Kb1 e5 13. f5 e4 14. Ng3 Nd7 15. Bc4 Bxc4 16. Qxc4 Bxg3 17. Rxg3 Rge8 18. h4 Nd6 19. Qc2 Rc8 20. d3 Ne5 21. Nxe4 Nxe4 22. dxe4 c4 23. Rg2 cxb3 24. Qxb3 Nc4 25. Rd4 Na3+ 26. Kb2 Qc5 27. Qxa3 Qc1+ 28. Kb3 Qxa1 29. Qd6+ Kb7 30. Qd5+ Kb8 31. Qd6+ Kb7 32. Qd5+ Kb8 33. Qd6+ Rc7 34. Rc4 Qe5 35. Qxc7+ Qxc7 36. Rxc7 Kxc7 37. Rc2+ Kd6 38. Rc4 h5 39. gxh5 Rh8 40. Rd4+ Kc6 41. Ra4 a5 42. Rc4+ Kd6 43. Rd4+ Kc6 44. Rc4+ Kb7 45. e5 fxe5 46. Rg4 Rxh5 47. Rxg7+ Kc6 48. f6 Rf5 49. f7 Kd6 50. h5 Ke7 51. h6 Rh5 52. h7 1-0

Final Position

 

Topalov vs So

[SetUp “1”][FEN “bbrqknrn/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/BBRQKNRN w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c5 2. b3 b6 3. e3 e6 4. f4 Qe7 5. Nf2 O-O-O 6. Qe2 f6 7. O-O-O Nf7 8. g3 d5 9. d4 dxc4 10. Qxc4 Ng6 11. e4 Nxf4 12. gxf4 Bxf4+ 13. Nd2 Kb8 14. dxc5 Ne5 15. Bxe5+ Bxe5 16. Nf3 Bf4+ 17. Kb2 Be3 18. Qe2 Qxc5 19. Nd3 Bd4+ 20. Nxd4 Qxd4+ 21. Ka3 a5 22. Qf2 Qd6+ 23. Kb2 Bxe4 24. Qe3 f5 25. Nf2 Qe5+ 26. Ka3 Ka7 27. Nxe4 fxe4 28. Bxe4 Rd5 29. Qf3 Qd6+ 30. Kb2 Rf8 31. Qe2 Qe5+ 32. Kb1 Rf4 33. Rde1 Rxe4 34. Qxe4 Rd1+ 35. Kc2 Qxe4+ 36. Rxe4 Rxg1 37. Rxe6 Rg2+ 38. Kc3 Rxa2 39. Kd4 0-1

Final Position

 

Blitz Games / Round 10 – First Half — All Drawn

 

The Setup For All Blitz Games Today In The 2nd Half / Day 4

 

Blitz Games / Round 11 – Second Half

Kasparov vs Caruana

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. d3 Nf6 4. Nb3 b6 5. O-O O-O 6. c3 h5 7. e4 h4 8. e5 Ne8 9. d4 c4 10. Nbd2 g6 11. g3 h3 12. f5 Bxf5 13. Bxf5 gxf5 14. Nh4 e6 15. Ndf3 Qh5 16. Ng5 Ng7 17. Nxh3 f6 18. Nf4 Qh7 19. Nfg6 fxe5 20. dxe5 Rf7 21. Bg5 Re8 22. g4 Nc7 23. Qg2 b5 24. Rf3 a6 25. Kh1 Ba7 26. Rh3 fxg4 27. Qxg4 Qh5 28. Qxh5 Nxh5 29. Ng2 Kg7 30. N6f4 Nxf4 31. Nxf4 Rf5 32. Bf6+ Rxf6 33. Nh5+ Kg6 34. Nxf6 Re7 35. Rf1 Rg7 36. Rf4 1-0

Final Position

 

So vs Topalov

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. c3 O-O 4. Nf3 Nb6 5. O-O Na4 6. Bc1 c6 7. Bc2 Nb6 8. Nb3 Rfe8 9. h3 Nc4 10. Nc5 h6 11. Rfe1 e5 12. b3 Nb6 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. dxe5 Rxe5 15. Bf4 Re7 16. e4 g5 17. Be3 Qg7 18. Qh2 Rde8 19. Bd4 Qg6 20. f3 dxe4 21. Qd6 Nfd5 22. Qxg6+ fxg6 23. Nxe4 Bf5 24. c4 Bxe4 25. Rxe4 Nf4 26. Kf2 Rxe4 27. Bxe4 Kf7 28. Bxb6 axb6 29. Rd7+ Re7 30. Rxe7+ Kxe7 31. g3 Nxh3+ 32. Kg2 g4 33. f4 Kf6 34. b4 g5 35. f5 h5 36. a4 h4 37. a5 bxa5 38. bxa5 hxg3 39. Kxg3 Nf4 40. Bxc6 1-0

Final Position

 

Blitz Games / Round 12 – Second Half

Aronian vs Nakamura

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nb6 3. c3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nh5 5. Bg3 h6 6. Nb3 Nxg3 7. hxg3 c6 8. e4 dxe4 9. Bxe4 Bg4 10. Nc5 O-O-O 11. O-O g5 12. Rde1 e6 13. Nh2 h5 14. f4 gxf4 15. Nxg4 hxg4 16. Qxh8 Rxh8 17. gxf4 g3 18. Rf3 Rdg8 19. f5 e5 20. f6 Bd6 21. Bf5+ Kc7 22. Ne4 exd4 23. cxd4 Nd5 24. Nc3 Nxf6 25. Bh3 Rh6 26. d5 Bc5+ 27. Kf1 Rxh3 28. Rxf6 Rh1+ 29. Ke2 Re8+ 0-1

Final Position

 

Caruana vs Kasparov

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 f5 2. c4 d6 3. Nh3 Nf6 4. Nb3 c6 5. O-O Qg8 6. c5 e5 7. cxd6 e4 8. g3 Bxd6 9. f3 exf3 10. Qxf3 Qc4 11. Bxf5 Bxf5 12. Qxf5 O-O 13. Qd3 Nb6 14. Bg5 Qxd3 15. Rxd3 Rde8 16. Bxf6 Rxf6 17. Rxf6 gxf6 18. Kf2 Nc4 19. Nd2 Nxb2 20. Rb3 Nd1+ 21. Kf3 f5 22. e4 a5 23. exf5 a4 24. Rxb7 Re3+ 25. Kg4 Rd3 26. Ne4 Rxd4 27. Nhg5 h6 28. Kh5 hxg5 29. Nf6+ Kf8 30. Kg6 Be7 31. Nh7+ Ke8 32. f6 Bxf6 33. Nxf6+ Kd8 34. Kxg5 Rd2 35. h4 Ne3 36. h5 Rxa2 37. h6 Rh2 38. h7 a3 39. Nh5 1-0

Final Position

 

Svidler vs Dominguez-Perez

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 f5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. d5 O-O 5. O-O g6 6. h3 Nb6 7. dxe6 dxe6 8. c5 Nbd5 9. c6 Rd6 10. cxb7 Bxb7 11. Nb3 Ba6 12. Rfe1 Ne4 13. g3 Rfd8 14. Qg2 Qg7 15. Bxe4 fxe4 16. Ng5 e3 17. Nc5 Bc8 18. Nce4 Ra6 19. Bxe3 Rxa2 20. Bd4 e5 21. Bc5 c6 22. Nc3 Ra5 23. b4 Ra6 24. e4 Qf6 25. exd5 Qxg5 26. dxc6 Re8 27. b5 Ra5 28. Bb4 Bc7 29. Nd5 1-0

Final Position

 

Topalov vs So

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. c3 c6 2. f4 d5 3. d3 Nb6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Nb3 O-O 6. Qg1 g6 7. Qf2 Ng4 8. Qg1 Qg7 9. h3 Nh6 10. Qf2 f6 11. O-O e5 12. fxe5 fxe5 13. e4 Nf7 14. Bc2 Bd6 15. Qh4 Rfe8 16. Qg3 dxe4 17. dxe4 Be7 18. Rxd8 Rxd8 19. Na5 Kh8 20. Bb3 Rf8 21. Be3 Nd6 22. Qxe5 Qxe5 23. Nxe5 Rxf1+ 24. Kxf1 Nxe4 25. Bd4 Bf6 26. Bc2 Bf5 27. Bxe4 Bxe4 28. Nxg6+ Kg7 29. Nf4 Bxd4 30. cxd4 Na4 31. b3 Nc3 32. Nxb7 Nxa2 33. Nc5 Bf5 34. Ke2 Nc3+ 35. Kd2 Nb5 36. Ke3 Kf6 37. g4 Bc2 38. b4 Kg5 39. Nce6+ Kh4 40. Nd8 Kg3 41. Nxc6 Na3 42. d5 Ba4 43. Nh5+ Kxh3 44. Nf6 h6 45. Kd4 Kh4 46. Kc5 Nb5 47. d6 Nxd6 48. Kxd6 Kg5 49. Ng8 a6 50. Ne5 Bb3 51. Ne7 Bd1 52. Nf7+ Kxg4 53. Nxh6+ 1-0

Final Position

 

Blitz Games / Round 13 – Second Half

Dominguez-Perez vs Svidler

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 f5 2. c4 d6 3. Nh3 1-0

Final Position

 

Kasparov vs Caruana

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 f5 3. d4 d6 4. O-O Nf6 5. b3 O-O 6. Bb2 Nc7 7. g3 h6 8. Nc2 g5 9. d5 c5 10. Ne3 f4 11. Nf5 Bxf5 12. Bxf5 Qg7 13. Qg2 Nce8 14. Kh1 g4 15. Nh4 Qg5 16. Bc1 Nh5 17. Be6+ Kh8 18. Qe4 Kg7 19. Nf5+ Kh8 20. gxf4 Qg6 21. Bb2+ Kh7 22. Rg1 Nef6 23. Bxf6 Rxf6 24. Rxg4 Rxe6 25. Qxe6 Qxg4 26. Qxh6+ Kg8 27. Rg1 1-0

Final Position

 

Nakamura vs Aronian

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. c3 Nh5 4. Be5 f6 5. Bg3 g6 6. Nb3 Nb6 7. Nc5 Qg7 8. e4 O-O 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Ne2 b6 11. Nb3 Bg4 12. Bd3 e5 13. dxe5 fxe5 14. Bc4 c6 15. f3 Bc8 16. Bh4 g5 17. Bf2 b5 18. Bxd5+ cxd5 19. g4 Nf4 20. Nxf4 gxf4 21. O-O-O b4 22. cxb4 d4 23. Kb1 Bd6 24. Nc5 a5 25. Bh4 axb4 26. Ne4 Be7 27. Bxe7 Qxe7 28. Rfe1 Be6 29. b3 Ra8 30. Re2 Ra3 31. Rb2 Rc8 32. Qe1 Bd5 33. g5 Kg7 34. Nf6 Bxf3 35. Rxd4 Ra7 36. Rc4 Rxc4 37. bxc4 Qc5 38. Rxb4 Kg6 39. h4 Qa5 40. Qd2 Rb7 41. Qc2+ Kf7 42. Rxb7+ Bxb7 43. Qxh7+ Kf8 44. Qxb7 Qe1+ 45. Kb2 Qd2+ 46. Ka3 Qc3+ 47. Ka4 1-0

Final Position

 

Blitz Games / Round 14 – Second Half

Aronian vs Nakamura

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Bd3 g6 4. Nf3 Bf5 5. Bxf5 gxf5 6. Nb3 Nb6 7. Na5 O-O-O 8. c5 Nc4 9. Nxc4 dxc4 10. Bg5 f6 11. Bh4 e5 12. e3 Qg7 13. g3 Ne7 14. Qg2 Ng6 15. Qh3 Qd7 16. O-O-O f4 17. Qxd7+ Rxd7 18. gxf4 e4 19. f5 exf3 20. fxg6 hxg6 21. Bg3 g5 22. Bxb8 Kxb8 23. Rg1 Rh7 24. Rg3 Rxh2 25. Rxf3 Kc7 26. Rg1 Rhh8 27. Kc2 b5 28. b3 cxb3+ 29. axb3 a6 30. Kd3 Rhg8 31. e4 a5 32. d5 a4 33. bxa4 bxa4 34. Rh3 Rf7 35. Ra1 Ra8 36. Kd4 Rg7 37. Rha3 cxd5 38. Rxa4 1-0

Final Position

 

Caruana vs Kasparov

[SetUp “1”][FEN “nbbrkrnq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NBBRKRNQ w – – 0 1”]1. d4 f5 2. c4 d6 3. Nh3 Nb6 4. Bd3 e5 5. dxe5 dxe5 6. c5 Nd5 7. O-O Ngf6 8. g3 c6 9. Nc2 h6 10. Qg2 g5 11. f3 f4 12. Nf2 Qg8 13. Rde1 Be6 14. b3 O-O-O 15. Bb2 h5 16. e3 Bc7 17. exf4 exf4 18. g4 Kb8 19. gxh5 g4 20. Bg6 gxf3 21. Qxf3 Bf5 22. Kh1 Bxg6 23. hxg6 Qxg6 24. Nd4 Ne3 25. Rg1 Qf7 26. Nh3 Rh8 27. Ng5 Qg6 28. Re2 Nfg4 29. Rxg4 Nxg4 30. Qxg4 f3 31. Ndxf3 Rhe8 32. Re4 Rxe4 33. Qxe4 Qh5 34. Be5 Bxe5 35. Qxe5+ Ka8 36. h3 Re8 37. Qf6 a6 38. Kg2 Re2+ 39. Kg3 Qe8 40. h4 Ka7 41. Qd4 Rxa2 42. Qe5 Qg6 43. Qe4 Qh5 44. Qh7 Qe8 45. h5 Rb2 46. h6 Rxb3 47. Qf5 Qe3 48. h7 Qg1+ 49. Kh4 Qh1+ 50. Qh3 Qa1 51. Qc8 Qh1+ 52. Kg4 Rb4+ 53. Kf5 Qb1+ 54. Ke5 Qb2+ 55. Ke6 Qe2+ 56. Kf6 Qb2+ 57. Kg6 Qc2+ 58. Qf5 Qb2 59. Qf6 1-0

Final Position

 

 

 

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