Olympia Conference Centre, Kensington, London

 

Andrew Martin's - Game of the Day

 

| Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Round 6 | Round 7 | Round 8 | Round 9 |

     
   

 

Nakamura,Hikaru - McShane,Luke [D15]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd9, 10.12.2012

 

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 a6 5.c5 Nbd7 6.g3 g6 7.Bg2 Bg7 8.00 00 9.Qc2 Re8 10.Rd1 e5 11.dxe5 Nxe5 12.Nxe5 Rxe5 13.e4 Bg4 14.f3 Bd7 15.Bf4 Re8 16.Na4 a5 17.Nb6 Ra6 18.Qf2 Be6 19.Bf1 Rxb6 20.cxb6 Qe7 21.Be3 Nd7 22.Bd4 dxe4 23.fxe4 Bxd4 24.Rxd4 Nxb6 25.b3 Nd7 26.Rad1 Ne5 27.h3 h5 28.Bg2 Kh7 29.Qf4 Bd7 30.Kh2 c5 31.Rd6 a4 32.R1d5 Kg7 33.Qxe5+ 10

 

 
     
   

 

Anand,Vishy - Nakamura,Hikaru [B90]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd8, 09.12.2012

 

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.h3 e5 7.Nde2 h5 8.Bg5 Be6 9.Bxf6 Qxf6 10.Nd5 Qd8 11.Nec3 Nd7 12.Bc4 g6 13.a4 Bh6 14.a5 Rc8 15.Ba2 00 16.00 Kg7 17.b4 Rc6 18.Qd3 Qg5 19.Rfd1 Rfc8 20.Bb3 f5 21.exf5 gxf5 22.Ne2 f4 23.Ndxf4 Bxb3 24.h4 Qg4 25.f3 Bxc2 26.fxg4 Bxd3 27.Nxh5+ Kg8 28.Rxd3 Bf8 29.Kh2 Rc4 30.Kh3 Rxb4 31.Rf3 Rc2 32.Nc3 e4 33.Rg3 Rd2 34.Re1 d5 35.Nf4 Rbd4 36.Ncxd5 Rxd5 37.Nxd5 Rxd5 38.Rxe4 Rxa5 39.g5 Ra3 40.Re8 Rxg3+ 41.Kxg3 b5 42.Rd8 Nc5 43.Rb8 Kf7 44.g6+ Kg7 45.Kg4 b4 46.h5 b3 47.Kf5 Bd6 48.Rb4 a5 49.Rb6 a4 50.Rxd6 b2 51.Rb6 a3 52.Kg5 Ne4+ 53.Kf4 a2 54.Rb7+ Kf8 55.Rxb2 a1Q 56.Rb8+ Ke7 57.Kxe4 Qe1+ 58.Kf3 Qc3+ 59.Kg4 Qd4+ 60.Kh3 Qd3+ 61.Kh4 Qe4+ 62.g4 Qe1+ 63.Kh3 Qe3+ 64.Kh4 Qe1+ 65.Kh3 Qe3+

 

 
     
   

 

Nakamura,H - Carlsen,Magnus [B30]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd7, 08.12.2012

 

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 Nf6 4.e5 Nd5 5.Bc4 e6 6.d4 cxd4 7.cxd4 d6 8.00 Be7 9.Qe2 00 10.Rd1 Qc7 11.a3 Rd8 12.b4 a6 13.Bd3 b5 14.h4 dxe5 15.dxe5 Bb7 16.Ra2 Ndxb4 17.axb4 Nxb4 18.Rad2 Rxd3 19.Rxd3 Nxd3 20.Qxd3 Rd8 21.Qe2 Rxd1+ 22.Qxd1 Bxf3 23.gxf3 Qxe5 24.Qd7 Bf8 25.Be3 a5 26.Qe8 h6 27.Kg2 a4 28.Na3 b4 29.Nc4 Qc7 30.Nb6 Qe7 31.Qxa4 Qxh4 32.Qa8 Qe7 33.Qc8 b3 34.Nd7 b2 35.Nxf8 Qxf8 36.Qb7 e5 37.Qxb2 f6 38.Qc2 Qf7 39.Qf5 Kh8 40.Bd2 Kg8 41.Kg3 Kh8 42.Be3 Kg8 43.Kh2 Kh8 44.Kg2 Kg8 45.Qd3 Kh8 46.f4 exf4 47.Bxf4 Kg8 48.Qe4 Kh8 49.Be3 Kg8 50.Bd4 Kh8 51.f4 Kg8 52.Kg3 Kh8 53.Be3 Kg8 54.Bd4 Kh8 55.Be3 Kg8 56.Bd4 Kh8

 

 
     
   

 

Anand,Vishy - Adams,Michael [A29]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd6, 07.12.2012

 

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.g3 g6 5.d4 exd4 6.Nxd4 Bg7 7.Bg2 00 8.00 Re8 9.Nc2 d6 10.Bd2 a6 11.Rc1 Ne5 12.b3 c6 13.Be3 Nfg4 14.Bd4 c5 15.Bxe5 Bxe5 16.Nd5 Rb8 17.h3 Nf6 18.Nce3 Nxd5 19.Nxd5 Qa5 20.Rc2 Bf5 21.Qd2 Qd8 22.Rcc1 b5 23.cxb5 axb5 24.Rfd1 h5 25.h4 Bg4 26.Ne3 Bd7 27.Bf3 Bd4 28.Nd5 b4 29.Rc4 Be5 30.Kg2 Ra8 31.Ne3 Ra7 32.Rcc1 Qe7 33.Nc4 Be6 34.Rc2 Bf5 35.e4 Be6 36.Nxe5 dxe5 37.Qe3 Ra5 38.Be2 Rd8 39.Rxd8+ Qxd8 40.Rxc5 Rxa2 41.Bc4 Qd1 42.Qh6 Bh3+ 01

     
       

 

Kramnik,Vladimir - McShane,Luke [D15]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd5, 06.12.2012

 

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 a6 5.g3 dxc4 6.a4 e6 7.Bg2 c5 8.00 cxd4 9.Nxd4 Nbd7 10.Nc2 Qc7 11.Bf4 e5 12.Bd2 Nc5 13.Bg5 Be6 14.Bxf6 gxf6 15.Nd5 Qd8 16.Nce3 Nb3 17.a5 Rc8 18.Ra4 Nd4 19.Nb6 Rc7 20.Rxc4 Bxc4 21.Nexc4 Nb5 22.Qb1 Qd4 23.Rd1 Qc5 24.e3 Be7 25.Qf5 Kf8 26.Bd5 Kg7 27.Qg4+ Kh6 28.e4 Nd4 29.Ne3 f5 30.Qh3+ Kg7 31.Rxd4 exd4 32.Nxf5+ Kf8 33.Qh6+ Ke8 34.Bxf7+ Kd8 35.Qg7 Rf8 36.Nxd4 Rc6 37.Nxc6+ bxc6 38.Qg4 Kc7 39.Qd7+ Kb8 40.Qd2 Kc7 41.Qd7+ Kb8 42.Kg2 Bd6 43.b4 Qd4 44.Qxc6 Ka7 45.Kh3 Qd1 46.Nc8+ Rxc8 47.Qxc8 Qf1+ 48.Kg4 h5+ 49.Kxh5 10

 

 
     
   

 

Carlsen,Magnus - Jones,Gawain [B53]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd4, 04.12.2012

 

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4 a6 5.h3 Nc6 6.Qe3 g6 7.c4 Bg7 8.Be2 Nf6 9.Nc3 00 10.00 Nd7 11.Rb1 a5 12.b3 Nc5 13.Bb2 f5 14.exf5 Bxf5 15.Rbd1 a4 16.Ba3 Qa5 17.Nb5 axb3 18.axb3 Qxa3 19.Nxa3 Rxa3 20.Nd2 Bd4 21.Qg3 Be5 22.f4 Bf6 23.Bg4 Nd4 24.Kh1 Bc2 25.Rde1 Kh8 26.Re3 h5 27.b4 h4 28.Qf2 Nd3 29.Qg1 Nf5 30.Bxf5 gxf5 31.Nf3 Rc3 32.c5 Bb3 33.Ne1 Bd4 34.Nxd3 dxc5 35.Qf2 Rf7 36.Rc1 cxb4 37.Rxc3 bxc3 38.Qe1 10

 

 
     
   

 

Adams,Michael - Polgar,Judit [B40]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd3, 03.12.2012

 

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.g3 Nc6 4.Bg2 Nf6 5.Qe2 d5 6.exd5 Nxd5 7.00 Be7 8.Rd1 00 9.d4 cxd4 10.Nxd4 Nxd4 11.Rxd4 Bf6 12.Rd1 Qc7 13.c4 Nb4 14.Nc3 a6 15.Bf4 e5 16.Be3 Be6 17.Nd5 Nxd5 18.cxd5 Bf5 19.d6 Qd7 20.Bb6 Rac8 21.Bc7 Bg4 22.Bf3 h5 23.Rac1 Rfe8 24.Bxg4 hxg4 25.Qe4 Bg5 26.Rc5 Bd8 27.Qxb7 Re6 28.Rdd5 Rf6 29.Qxa6 Qf5 30.Qe2 Qb1+ 31.Rd1 Qxa2 32.Rxe5 Bxc7 33.Re8+ Rxe8 34.Qxe8+ Kh7 35.dxc7 Qa7 36.Qe4+ 10

 

 
     
   

 

Polgar,Judit - Jones,Gawain [B78]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd2, 02.12.2012

 

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 Nc6 8.Qd2 00 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.000 Rc8 11.Bb3 Nxd4 12.Bxd4 b5 13.Nd5 Nxd5 14.Bxg7 Kxg7 15.exd5 a5 16.a3 Kg8 17.Rhe1 b4 18.axb4 axb4 19.Qxb4 Rc5 20.Rd3 Qa8 21.Rxe7 Qa1+ 22.Kd2 Qf1 23.Qf4 Bf5 24.Rc3 Ra5 25.Rce3 Qxg2+ 26.Re2 Qg1 27.Qe3 Qa1 28.Re8 Ra8 29.Rxf8+ Rxf8 30.Qc3 Qg1 31.Qe3 Qa1 32.Qc3 Qg1 33.Ba4 Qg5+ 34.Qe3 Qf6 35.c3 Rb8 36.b3 Qh4 37.Qe7 Qf4+ 38.Qe3 Qh4 39.Kc1 Qh3 40.Qf2 Bd3 41.Rd2 Bb5 42.Bxb5 Rxb5 43.b4 Qc8 44.Kb2 Rb8 45.Kb3 Qf5 46.Qf1 Re8 47.Qd3 Qg5 48.Ra2 h5 49.b5 Qg1 50.Re2 Ra8 51.Rb2 Qa1 52.Qd4 Qa3+ 53.Kc2 Ra4 54.Qd2 Ra8 55.b6 Qa4+ 56.Kd3 Qa1 57.Qe2 Rb8 58.Kc2 Qa4+ 59.Kb1 Qa5 60.Qb5 Qxc3 61.b7 Qxf3 62.Ka2 Kh7 63.Qc6 Qf4 64.h3 Qd4 65.Rb6 Qd2+ 66.Kb3 Qd1+ 67.Kb4 Qb1+ 68.Ka5 Qa2+ 69.Qa4 Qxd5+ 70.Ka6 Ra8+ 71.bxa8Q Qxa8+ 72.Kb5 Qd5+ 73.Ka6 Qa8+

 
     
   

 

Aronian,Levon - Nakamura,Hikaru [A30]

4th London Chess Classic, Rd1, 01.12.2012

 

1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.g3 e5 6.Nb5 Bb4+ 7.Bd2 a6 8.N5c3 d5 9.cxd5 Nxd5 10.Bg2 Be6 11.00 Nb6 12.Be3 Nc4 13.Qc1 00 14.Rd1 Qc7 15.a3 Nxe3 16.Qxe3 Ba5 17.Nd2 Bb6 18.Qf3 Rad8 19.Na4 Ba7 20.Qc3 Rd4 21.Qc2 f5 22.e3 Rdd8 23.b4 e4 24.Nb3 Qf7 25.Nbc5 Bd5 26.Rd2 b6 27.Rxd5 Rxd5 28.Nxa6 Ne5 29.Rd1 Rfd8 30.Rxd5 Qxd5 31.Nb2 Qd2 32.Qc7 Ng4 01

 

 
     

 

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