Grand Chess Tour Romania 2019

Grand Chess Tour Romania 2019

Superbet Rapid & Blitz    November 6-10 2019  Bucharest Romania.
7 full tour participants and 3 wildcards compete over 9 rounds of rapid and 18 rounds of blitz chess for a prize fund of $150,000.

Anish Giri leads the pack after Day 1 (3 Rounds)

 Rd 3 Karjakin (2754) Giri (2776) 0-1

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 Be6 9. Bb3 Nbd7 10. O-O Rc8 11. Nh4 Nc5 12. Bxc5 Rxc5 13. Re1 Qd7 14. g3 O-O 15. Ng2 Bd8 16. Qd3 Ba5 17. Rad1 Rd8 18. Re3 Bxc3 19. bxc3 b5 20. Qe2 Qc6 21. Qe1 h6 22. f3 Rc8 23. Rdd3 Bc4 24. Bxc4 Rxc4 25. h4 a5 26. Kh2 Qc5 27. g4 b4 28. g5 hxg5 29. hxg5 Nh5 30. Rd5 Qc7 31. cxb4 axb4 32. Re2 g6 33. Ne3 Nf4 34. Nxc4 Qxc4 35. Rdd2 Kg7 36. Re3 Qxa2 37. c4 Qxc4 38. Kg1 Qc5 0-1

 Rd 3 Anand (2757) –  Mamedyarov (2772) 1/2 -1/2

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. h3 Bb6 9. a4 a5 10. Nbd2 Ne7 11. Bb3 c6 12. d4 Ng6 13. Bc2 Re8 14. Nf1 d5 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 dxe4 18. Qh5 g6 19. Qxh6 Rxe5 20. Ng3 Qe8 21. Bf4 Re6 22. Rad1 Bd7 23. Be3 c5 24. b3 Bc6 25. c4 Rd8 26. Ne2 Rd7 27. Qg5 Qe7 28. Rxd7 Bxd7 29. Rd1 Qxg5 30. Bxg5 Bc6 31. Be3 Kf8 32. Nc3 f5 33. h4 Ke8 34. g3 Re5 35. Kf1 Bc7 36. Bf4 Re7 37. Bxc7 Rxc7 38. Ke2 Ke7 39. Ke3 Ke6 40. Ne2 Ke5 41. Nf4 Rg7 42. Rd8 g5 43. hxg5 Rxg5 44. Ra8 Kd6 45. Rxa5 Rg8 46. Ne2 Rd8 47. Nf4 Rh8 48. Ne2 Rd8 49. Nf4 Rh8 50. Ne2 1/2-1/2

Rd3  Artemiev (2731) – Korobov (2670) 0-1

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O c6 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 Bf5 8. c4 Ne4 9. e3 Nd7 10. Qe2 a5 11. Nc3 Nxc3 12. Bxc3 Qb6 13. Rfc1 Rfe8 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Ne5 Nf6 16. Be1 Ne4 17. g4 Be6 18. h3 f6 19. Nd3 Bf7 20. Nc5 Nd6 21. Rd1 Qa7 22. Rac1 b6 23. Na4 Rac8 24. Bf1 b5 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. Nc5 e5 27. Qd2 b4 28. Rc1 Bh6 29. Qb2 exd4 30. Qxd4 Bg7 31. Ne6 Qxd4 32. Rxc8+ Nxc8 33. Nxd4 Ne7 34. Bb5 f5 35. f3 f4 36. Kf2 Bxd4 37. exd4 g5 38. Ke2 Kf8 39. h4 h6 40. Bd7 Be8 41. Be6 Kg7 42. hxg5 hxg5 43. Bf5 Nxf5 44. gxf5 Bb5+ 45. Kd1 Kf6 46. a3 bxa3 47. Bxa5 a2 48. Bc3 Kxf5 49. Ke1 Ba6 50. Kf2 Bd3 51. Bb2 Bc2 52. b4 Bd3 53. Bc3 Ke6 54. Ke1 Kd7 55. Kd2 Bg6 56. b5 Bh5 57. Kc2 Bxf3 58. Kb2 Be2 59. b6 Bc4 60. Bb4 Kc6 61. Be7 g4 62. Bg5 f3 63. Bh4 Kxb6 0-1

 

 

 

 

 

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