Legends of Chess 2020:Day 4

Carlsen and Nepomniachtchi both win again in Legends of Chess Round 4

Round 4 Standings: 1 Magnus Carlsen 12pts, 2 Ian Nepomniachtchi 11pts, 3 Peter Svidler 9pts, 4 Vladimir Kramnik 7pts, 5 Boris Gelfand 6pts, 6 Anish Giri 5pts, 7 Vasyl Ivanchuk 4pts, 8 Ding Liren 3pts, 9 Peter Leko 2pts, 10 Viswanathan Anand 1pt.

 

Round 4 results     Ian Nepomniachtchi 2½ : 1½ Vasyl Ivanchuk Peter Svidler 1½ : 2½ Ding Liren Magnus Carlsen3 3 : 0 Boris Gelfand Vladimir Kramnik 2½ : 1½ Peter Leko Anish Giri 3 : 2 Viswanathan Anand

 

Round 5 pairings Saturday 25th July 2020: Nepomniachtchi-Svidler, Carlsen-Ivanchuk, Kramnik-Ding Liren, Giri-Gelfand and Anand-Leko After 4 rounds of the chess24 Legends of Chess, Magnus is the sole leader and there are no ties on any score! The Top 4 after 9 rounds play a knockout

Carlsen beats Gelfand in the first 3-0 win of #ChessLegends, and wins his 4th match to make it 12/12. The World Champion is now on an undefeated+7 =8 -0 in the event.

After 4 rounds of the chess24 Legends of Chess, Magnus is the sole leader and there are no ties on any score! The Top 4 after 9 rounds play a knockout

Today in Round 4 of the chess24 Legends of Chess it’s Kramnik-Leko, a repeat of the 2004 World Championship match that saw Peter Leko come within a single draw of becoming World Champion at the age of 25!

Ma a chess24 sakk legendái 4. fordulójában a Kramnik-Leko, a 2004. évi világbajnoki döntő – két főszereplője is összecsapott

Sokan tanulhatnának a sakk legendáitól, akik nem unfair remiket
tolnak,mint a magyar rapidon néhányan nem rég


TOTÁLBA A ROCKOT A SAKK LEGENDÁKNAK


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Kramnik, Vladimir vs Leko, Peter

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Kramnik, Vladimir”]
[Black “Leko, Peter”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “A30”]
[Opening “English”]
[Variation “symmetrical variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. c4 c5 2. b3 Nf6 3. Bb2 e6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8.
Nc3 Nc6 9. Qc2 Ndb4 10. Qd1 b6 11. a3 Nd5 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. d4 Bb7 14. dxc5
Qxc5 15. O-O Rfd8 16. Qb1 Qb5 17. b4 Qxe2 18. Re1 Qd3 19. Qc1 Rac8 20. Qf4
Bd6 21. Qh4 Be7 22. Qh3 Nb8 23. Rxe6 Bxf3 24. Rxe7 Bxg2 25. Qg4 Qg6 26.
Qxg6 hxg6 27. Kxg2 Rc2 28. Bc1 Nc6 29. Re1 f6 30. Be3 Ne5 31. Rec1 Rdc8 32.
Rxc2 Rxc2 33. Rd1 Nc4 34. Rd8+ Kh7 35. Rd3 Ra2 36. Bc1 b5 37. h4 a6 38. Rc3
Kg8 39. g4 Kf7 40. Kg3 Ke6 41. Rd3 Ra1 42. Rc3 Kd5 43. Rd3+ Ke6 44. Rc3 Kd5
45. Rd3+ Ke6 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.2”]
[White “Leko, Peter”]
[Black “Kramnik, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D37”]
[Opening “QGD”]
[Variation “4.Nf3”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 c6 7. Qc2 h6
8. Bh4 Be7 9. e3 O-O 10. Bd3 Re8 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bxe4 Bxh4 13. Bh7+ Kh8 14.
Nxh4 Qxh4 15. Bd3 Qe7 16. a3 Nb6 17. b4 Be6 18. Ne2 Nc4 19. Bxc4 dxc4 20.
Nc3 Rad8 21. Rfe1 Qg5 22. f3 f5 23. Rad1 Qf6 24. Qf2 Qf8 25. e4 a5 26. Qb2
fxe4 27. fxe4 Bg4 28. Rd2 axb4 29. axb4 Qf4 30. Rf2 Qg5 31. Qd2 Qxd2 32.
Rxd2 Ra8 33. h3 Bh5 34. e5 Bg6 35. d5 Ra3 36. d6 Rxc3 37. e6 Rd3 38. Rxd3
cxd3 39. e7 Bf5 40. g4 Bd7 41. Kf2 Kg8 42. Ke3 Kf7 43. Kxd3 Kf6 44. Kd4 b6
45. Re2 Ra8 46. Re1 g5 47. Re2 Be8 48. Kc4 Ra4 49. Kb3 Ra7 50. Re3 b5 51.
Re1 Kg7 52. Kc3 Rd7 53. Re6 Bf7 54. Kd4 Be8 55. Kc5 Ra7 56. Kb6 Rd7 57. Kc5
Ra7 58. Kb6 Rd7 59. Kc5 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.3”]
[White “Kramnik, Vladimir”]
[Black “Leko, Peter”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “A36”]
[Opening “English”]
[Variation “ultra-symmetrical variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. d3 e6 6. h4 Nf6 7. a3 O-O 8. Rb1
d5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Ne4 b6 11. h5 Bb7 12. hxg6 hxg6 13. Nf3 Qe7 14. Kf1
Rfd8 15. Bh6 Bxh6 16. Rxh6 Kg7 17. Qd2 Rh8 18. Rxh8 Rxh8 19. b4 cxb4 20.
axb4 Ncxb4 21. Qb2+ f6 22. g4 a5 23. g5 Rc8 24. gxf6+ Nxf6 25. Neg5 Bxf3
26. Nxf3 Rc2 27. Qa1 Qd6 28. Nd4 Rc5 29. Nf3 Qf4 30. Kg1 g5 31. e3 Qd6 32.
d4 Rc2 33. d5 Rc5 34. e4 Qf4 35. Nd4 Kg6 36. Nxe6 Qh4 37. Qd4 Rc2 38. Qxb6
Nd3 39. Rf1 Nf4 40. Nxf4+ Qxf4 41. Qe6 Kg7 42. Qe7+ Kg6 43. Qe6 Kg7 44.
Qe7+ Kg6 45. Qf8 a4 46. d6 Rd2 47. e5 Qxe5 48. Qa8 Qf4 49. Qf3 Rxd6 50.
Qxf4 gxf4 51. Ra1 Ra6 52. Ra3 Nd7 53. Bf1 Ra5 54. Bd3+ Kf6 55. Bc2 Nb6 56.
Kg2 Rc5 57. Ra2 Rc4 58. Kf3 Rb4 59. Kg4 Ke5 60. f3 Rd4 61. Ra3 Nc4 62. Rxa4
Ne3+ 63. Kg5 Nxc2 64. Ra5+ Ke6 65. Ra6+ Ke5 66. Ra5+ Ke6 67. Rf5 Rd1 68.
Rf6+ Ke5 69. Rf5+ Kd4 70. Kxf4 Ne3 71. Ra5 Nd5+ 72. Kg3 Nc3 73. Ra8 Rg1+
74. Kf2 Rg7 75. Rd8+ Nd5 76. Re8 Nf6 77. Re6 Rf7 78. Re1 Ng4+ 79. Ke2 Re7+
80. Kf1 Ne3+ 81. Kf2 Kd3 82. Ra1 Nc2 83. Rd1+ Kc3 84. Rd8 Nd4 85. Ra8 Rf7
86. Ra3+ Kc4 87. Re3 Kd5 88. Ra3 Nc6 89. Ke3 Ke5 90. Rc3 Ne7 91. f4+ Kd6
92. Ke4 Nd5 93. Rf3 Ke6 94. f5+ Kd6 95. Rf2 Re7+ 96. Kf3 Re3+ 97. Kg4 Ke5
98. Rf3 Nf6+ 99. Kg3 Re2 100. Rf1 Ne4+ 101. Kf3 Rh2 102. Ra1 Rh3+ 103. Kg2
Rg3+ 104. Kf1 Kxf5 105. Ke2 Ke5 106. Ra8 Nd6 107. Rd8 Ra3 108. Kd2 Nf5 109.
Rd3 Ra2+ 110. Kc3 Nd6 111. Kb3 Ra8 112. Rd1 Rb8+ 113. Kc3 Ne4+ 114. Kc4
Rc8+ 115. Kb4 Nc3 116. Rh1 Kd4 117. Rh4+ Ne4 118. Kb5 Rc1 119. Kb6 1/2-1/

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.4”]
[White “Leko, Peter”]
[Black “Kramnik, Vladimir”]
[Result “0-1”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D37”]
[Opening “QGD”]
[Variation “4.Nf3”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 c6 7. Qc2 h6
8. Bh4 Be7 9. e3 O-O 10. Bd3 Re8 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bxe4 Bxh4 13. Bh7+ Kh8 14.
Nxh4 Qxh4 15. Bd3 Qe7 16. Rab1 a5 17. Na4 Kg8 18. Rfc1 Qd6 19. a3 g6 20. h3
Kg7 21. Qc3 h5 22. Ra1 Qf6 23. b4 axb4 24. axb4 Qg5 25. Kf1 Nf6 26. Qc2 Qh4
27. Nb6 Rxa1 28. Rxa1 Bxh3 29. gxh3 Qxh3+ 30. Ke1 Qh1+ 31. Bf1 h4 32. Ke2
Ng4 33. Re1 h3 34. Qc1 Qh2 35. Kd3 Nxf2+ 36. Kc3 Qc7 37. Na4 h2 38. Bg2 Qg3
39. Bh1 Nxh1 40. Rxh1 Rxe3+ 41. Kc2 Re2+ 0-1


Carlsen, Magnus vs Gelfand, Boris

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Black “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “B33”]
[Opening “Sicilian”]
[Variation “Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5
8. exd5 Ne7 9. c4 Ng6 10. Qa4 Bd7 11. Qb4 Qb8 12. h4 h5 13. Be3 b6 14. Be2
Be7 15. g3 a6 16. Nc3 b5 17. cxb5 axb5 18. O-O O-O 19. Bxh5 Bd8 20. Ne4 Bf5
21. Nxd6 Be7 22. Bc5 Bh3 23. Bxg6 fxg6 24. Ne4 Bxc5 25. Qxc5 Bxf1 26. Rxf1
Qc8 27. Qxb5 Qg4 28. Qc4 Rf4 29. d6+ Kh8 30. Qd5 Raf8 31. d7 Rxe4 32. d8=Q
Rxd8 33. Qxd8+ Kh7 34. Qd1 Qf5 35. Qd3 Qg4 36. h5 Kh6 37. Qd2+ g5 38. Qd6+
Kxh5 39. Kg2 Qf5 40. Rh1+ Rh4 41. Qd1+ 1-0

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.2”]
[White “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “0-1”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D87”]
[Opening “Gruenfeld”]
[Variation “exchange, Spassky variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 c5
8. Ne2 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Be3 e6 11. dxc5 Qa5 12. f4 Rd8 13. Qe1 Bd7 14.
Bb3 Qc7 15. Nd4 Nxd4 16. cxd4 Bb5 17. Qf2 Bxf1 18. Rxf1 Qc6 19. Qf3 Bxd4
0-1

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.3”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Black “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “B32”]
[Opening “Sicilian defence”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nb3 Nf6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Qe2 Bb4
8. Bd2 O-O 9. O-O-O d5 10. e5 Nd7 11. f4 a6 12. Qh5 Rd8 13. Bd3 Nf8 14.
Rhf1 Be7 15. Rf3 f5 16. g4 g6 17. Qh3 d4 18. Ne2 a5 19. a4 Nb4 20. Bxb4
Qxb4 21. Bb5 Bd7 22. Rxd4 Bxb5 23. Rxb4 fxg4 24. Qxg4 Bxe2 25. Rd4 Bc5 26.
Rxd8 Rxd8 27. Kb1 Rd1+ 28. Ka2 Rg1 29. Qh3 1-0


Nepomniachtchi, Ian vs Ivanchuk, Vasyl

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Black “Ivanchuk, Vasyl”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “C84”][Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Black “Ivanchuk, Vasyl”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “C84”]
[Opening “Ruy Lopez”]
[Variation “closed defence”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.
a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Nb8 10. h3 Nbd7 11. Ba2 Bb7 12. Re1 h6 13. Ne2 Re8 14. Ng3
Bf8 15. Nh4 d5 16. Nhf5 dxe4 17. dxe4 c5 18. Nd6 Bxd6 19. Qxd6 c4 20. b3
Rc8 21. bxc4 bxc4 22. Rb1 Re6 23. Qd1 Rb6 24. Rxb6 Nxb6 25. Qxd8+ Rxd8 26.
Be3 Na4 27. f3 c3 28. Ne2 Bc6 29. Bb3 Bb5 30. Kf2 Ne8 31. Rc1 Nd6 32. Bxa4
Bxa4 33. Nxc3 Bc6 34. Rd1 Rd7 35. Bc5 Nc4 36. Rxd7 Bxd7 37. Ke2 f6 38. Nd5
Bb5 39. Kf2 Ba4 40. c3 Kf7 41. h4 h5 42. Ke2 a5 43. Kf2 Bc2 44. Ne3 Bd3 45.
Nf5 g6 46. Ne3 Nxe3 47. Kxe3 Bc4 48. g4 Ke6 49. Bb6 a4 50. Bd8 Ba6 51. Kf2
Bd3 52. Ke3 Ba6 53. Ba5 Bb5 54. Bb4 Ba6 55. Bf8 Bb5 56. Bb4 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.2”]
[White “Ivanchuk, Vasyl”]
[Black “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D83”]
[Opening “Gruenfeld”]
[Variation “Gruenfeld gambit”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Qb3 c5 7. cxd5 cxd4 8.
exd4 Nbd7 9. Be2 Nb6 10. Bf3 Bg4 11. Bxg4 Nxg4 12. Nf3 Nf6 13. d6 exd6 14.
O-O Qd7 15. Nb5 Nc8 16. Rac1 a6 17. Nc7 Ra7 18. Rfe1 b5 19. Nd5 Nxd5 20.
Qxd5 h6 21. h4 Rd8 22. Qe4 Ne7 23. b3 Re8 24. Rc2 Raa8 25. Rce2 Rac8 26. d5
Bc3 27. Bd2 Bxd2 28. Nxd2 Nf5 29. Qxe8+ Rxe8 30. Rxe8+ Kg7 31. Nf3 Qb7 32.
R8e2 Qxd5 33. Rd2 Qc5 34. Red1 h5 35. Rd5 Qc2 36. R5d2 Qe4 37. Re1 Qf4 38.
Red1 Qe4 39. Rd3 Nxh4 40. Nxh4 Qxh4 41. Rxd6 Qg4 42. R6d4 Qe6 43. g3 Qe2
44. R1d2 Qe1+ 45. Kg2 Qe5 46. Kg1 Qe1+ 47. Kg2 Qe5 48. f3 Qe3 49. R4d3 Qe1
50. Rf2 Qe6 51. Rd4 Qe3 52. Re4 Qd3 53. Rfe2 Qd1 54. Re1 Qd2+ 55. R1e2 Qd1
56. Re1 Qd2+ 57. R1e2 Qd1 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.3”]
[White “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Black “Ivanchuk, Vasyl”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “C82”]
[Opening “Ruy Lopez”]
[Variation “open, St. Petersburg variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8.
dxe5 Be6 9. c3 Bc5 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Bc2 Bf5 12. Nb3 Bg6 13. Nfd4 Bxd4 14.
cxd4 a5 15. Be3 a4 16. Nd2 f6 17. Rc1 fxe5 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. d5 Ne7 20. Bc5
Rf6 21. Qe2 Rb8 22. Bxe7 Qxe7 23. Bxe4 Bxe4 24. Qxe4 Rf4 25. Qe2 Rd4 26.
Rfd1 Qd6 27. Rxd4 exd4 28. g3 h6 29. Qg4 Rd8 30. Qxd4 Qxd5 31. Qxd5+ Rxd5
32. Rxc7 Rd2 33. b4 axb3 34. axb3 Rd3 35. Rb7 Rxb3 36. Kg2 g5 37. Kh3 Rf3
38. Kg2 Rb3 39. f3 b4 40. h4 gxh4 41. gxh4 Rb1 42. Kg3 b3 43. Kg4 b2 44.
Kh5 Rf1 45. Rxb2 Rxf3 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.4”]
[White “Ivanchuk, Vasyl”]
[Black “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Result “0-1”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D83”]
[Opening “Gruenfeld”]
[Variation “Gruenfeld gambit”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Qb3 c5 7. cxd5 cxd4 8.
exd4 a5 9. Nf3 a4 10. Qc4 Na6 11. Be2 Bd7 12. a3 b5 13. Nxb5 Rc8 14. Qd3
Nxd5 15. Bg3 Bf5 16. Qd1 Qa5+ 17. Qd2 Qxd2+ 18. Nxd2 Rc2 19. Nc3 Nac7 20.
Nxa4 Ne6 21. Nc3 Ndf4 22. Bxf4 Nxf4 23. g3 Nd3+ 24. Bxd3 Bxd3 25. Nd5 Rxb2
26. Nb4 Bb5 27. Rb1 Rc8 28. Kd1 Bxd4 29. Re1 e6 30. Rxb2 Bxb2 31. Nb1 Bd4
32. f4 Kg7 33. Kd2 Rd8 34. Kc1 Ba4 35. Re2 h5 36. Nd2 Rc8+ 37. Kb1 Rc3 38.
Re4 Bf6 39. Nc4 Rf3 40. Re2 Rf1+ 41. Ka2 Ra1# 0-1


Svidler, Peter vs Ding, Liren

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Svidler, Peter”]
[Black “Ding, Liren”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D78”]
[Opening “Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O c6”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Qb3 a5 8.
cxd5 a4 9. Qd1 cxd5 10. Nc3 Ne4 11. Nd2 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Nc6 13. Ba3 Bf5 14.
e4 dxe4 15. Nxe4 Qc7 16. Re1 Rfd8 17. Rb1 b6 18. Qf3 Rac8 19. Rb5 e6 20.
Nd6 Rxd6 21. Bxd6 Qxd6 22. Rxb6 Nxd4 23. Rxd6 Nxf3+ 24. Bxf3 Rxc3 25. Rd8+
Bf8 26. Kg2 Kg7 27. Be4 Bxe4+ 28. Rxe4 Rc2 29. Rd7 g5 30. Rxe6 Bc5 31. Re5
Kf6 32. Rdd5 Bxf2 33. Kf3 Rxa2 34. Rxg5 a3 35. Rdf5+ Ke6 36. Ra5 Bg1 37.
Ra6+ Ke7 38. h4 Bd4 39. Kg4 Ra1 40. Rb5 Bb2 41. Kh5 Re1 42. g4 Re6 43. Rb7+
Kf8 44. Rxe6 fxe6 45. Ra7 Ke8 46. g5 Kd8 47. Kh6 e5 48. Kxh7 e4 49. g6 e3
50. Rxa3 1-0

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.2”]
[White “Ding, Liren”]
[Black “Svidler, Peter”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D16”]
[Opening “QGD Slav”]
[Variation “Soultanbeieff variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8.
O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bd7 10. e4 Nxd4 11. Qxd4 Bc6 12. Qe3 Qb8 13. f4 Be7 14. e5
Ng4 15. Qe2 h5 16. Bb5 g6 17. h3 Nh6 18. Bxc6+ bxc6 19. g4 Qb4 20. a5 Rd8
21. Ra4 Qb3 22. Re4 Bb4 23. a6 Bc5+ 24. Kg2 Ke7 25. f5 gxf5 26. Bg5+ Ke8
27. Bxd8 fxe4 28. Bf6 Rg8 29. Rd1 1-0

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.3”]
[White “Svidler, Peter”]
[Black “Ding, Liren”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D78”]
[Opening “Neo-Gruenfeld, 6.O-O c6”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Qb3 a5 8.
cxd5 a4 9. Qd1 cxd5 10. Nc3 Qa5 11. Bd2 Nc6 12. e3 Qa6 13. Re1 Rd8 14. Bf1
Qa7 15. h3 h6 16. Qe2 Ne4 17. Rec1 Nxd2 18. Qxd2 e6 19. Bb5 Bd7 20. Bxa4
Nxd4 21. exd4 Bxa4 22. Nxa4 Qxa4 23. Rc7 Rd7 24. b3 Qb5 25. Rac1 Rxc7 26.
Rxc7 Qb6 27. Qf4 Rf8 28. Rc5 Qb4 29. Kg2 Qa3 30. Rb5 Qxa2 31. Rxb7 Qa6 32.
Rb8 Qa7 33. Rxf8+ Bxf8 34. Ne5 Bd6 35. Qf6 Bxe5 36. Qxe5 Qb6 37. Qe3 Qb4
38. h4 h5 39. Qd3 Kg7 40. Qe3 Kg8 41. Qd3 Kg7 42. Qe3 Kg8 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.4”]
[White “Ding, Liren”]
[Black “Svidler, Peter”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “D16”]
[Opening “QGD Slav”]
[Variation “Soultanbeieff variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8.
O-O cxd4 9. exd4 Be7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 Nd5 12. Bb3 Ncb4 13. Ne5 Bd7 14.
Qg4 Nf6 15. Qg3 Kh8 16. d5 exd5 17. Bxd5 Nbxd5 18. Nxd5 Be6 19. Bh6 Nh5 20.
Qf3 Bg5 21. Nf4 Qf6 22. Bxg5 Qxe5 23. Qxh5 h6 24. h4 Kg8 25. Re1 Qf5 26. g4
1-0


Giri, Anish vs Anand, Viswanathan

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Giri, Anish”]
[Black “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “A13”]
[Opening “English”]
[Variation “Neo-Catalan accepted”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. c4 e6 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qxc4 c5 7. Ne5 Qc8
8. Qd3 Nc6 9. Nxd7 Qxd7 10. Qxd7+ Kxd7 11. b3 Rc8 12. Bb2 Be7 13. Na3 Rhd8
14. e3 Ke8 15. Ke2 g6 16. Nc4 b5 17. Bxc6+ Rxc6 18. Ne5 Rcd6 19. Rhd1 Nd5
20. a4 f6 21. Nf3 bxa4 22. Rxa4 Rb6 23. Rxa7 Rxb3 24. Ba3 e5 25. Rc1 Nb4
26. Bxb4 Rxb4 27. Rc2 Rdb8 28. Ne1 Rb2 29. Ra2 Rxa2 30. Rxa2 c4 31. Rc2 Rc8
32. e4 Bd8 33. Ra2 c3 34. dxc3 Rxc3 35. Nc2 f5 36. exf5 gxf5 37. Nb4 Rc4
38. Nd5 Rc5 39. Ne3 f4 40. Nf5 fxg3 41. hxg3 Rc6 42. Kf3 Kf7 43. Ke4 Ke6
44. Ra4 Bb6 45. Ra6 Rc4+ 46. Kd3 Rb4 47. Ne3 Kf7 48. Nd5 Rd4+ 49. Ke2 Rxd5
50. Rxb6 Ra5 51. Kf3 Ra2 52. Rh6 Kg7 53. Re6 Ra5 54. Ke4 Ra2 55. f3 Re2+
56. Kd3 Re1 57. Kd2 Rg1 58. g4 h5 59. gxh5 Rg5 60. h6+ Kh7 61. Kd3 Rf5 62.
Ke3 Rf7 63. Ra6 Rf4 64. Re6 Rf7 65. Kf2 e4 66. Rxe4 Kxh6 67. Rg4 Ra7 68.
Kg3 Ra3 69. Rg8 Kh7 70. Rg5 Kh6 71. Rg4 Rb3 72. Kg2 Ra3 73. Rg8 Kh7 74. Rg5
Kh6 75. f4 Rb3 76. Kf2 Ra3 77. Rg8 Rb3 78. Ke2 Ra3 79. Rg1 Rb3 80. f5 Rb5
81. f6 Re5+ 82. Kd3 Rf5 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.2”]
[White “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Black “Giri, Anish”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “B92”]
[Opening “Sicilian”]
[Variation “Najdorf, Opovcensky variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8.
Bg5 Be6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nd5 Nd7 12. Bc4 Rc8 13. Qe2 Nb6 14.
Nxb6 Qxb6 15. Bxe6 fxe6 16. c3 Qc6 17. Ne1 Bd8 18. Nd3 b5 19. f3 a5 20. a3
Rc7 21. Rad1 Rcf7 22. Kh1 g5 23. Nf2 h5 24. Rd3 Be7 25. g4 hxg4 26. Nxg4
Rh7 27. Kg2 Qe8 28. h3 Qh5 29. Rh1 Qe8 30. Nf2 Kh8 31. Ra1 Qc6 32. Ng4 Kg7
33. Rd2 Rfh8 34. Rh1 Bd8 35. Qd1 Bc7 36. Rd3 Kg6 37. Qd2 a4 38. Rd1 Rxh3
39. Rxd6 Bxd6 40. Qxd6 Qxd6 41. Rxd6 Kf7 42. Rd7+ Kf8 43. Rb7 Rh1 44. Rxb5
Rd1 45. Rb8+ Kg7 46. Rb7+ Kf8 47. Rb8+ Kg7 48. Rb7+ Kf8 49. Rb8+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.3”]
[White “Giri, Anish”]
[Black “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “E01”]
[Opening “Catalan”]
[Variation “closed”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. c4 e6 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Nf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8.
Ne5 c5 9. cxd5 Bxd5 10. Ndf3 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Bc5 12. Nb3 Bxg2 13. Qxd8 Rxd8
14. Kxg2 Nbd7 15. Nxd7 Nxd7 16. Rd1 Be7 17. Be3 Nf6 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Rc1
Nd5 20. Bd2 Kf8 21. f4 f5 22. Kf3 Kf7 23. Rc2 Nf6 24. Nc1 Rd7 25. Nd3 Bd6
26. Bb4 Rc7 27. Rxc7+ Bxc7 28. Bc3 Nd7 29. a4 a6 30. e4 g6 31. Bd4 Bd6 32.
Ke3 Ke8 33. b3 Kd8 34. Kf3 Kc7 35. g4 Kc6 36. gxf5 exf5 37. h3 Nf8 38. Be5
Ne6 39. Bxd6 Kxd6 40. b4 Nd4+ 41. Ke3 Nc2+ 42. Kf3 Nd4+ 43. Ke3 Nc2+ 44.
Kf3 Nd4+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.4”]
[White “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Black “Giri, Anish”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “C67”]
[Opening “Ruy Lopez”]
[Variation “Berlin defence, open variation”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1
Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Bf4 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. c3 d5
14. Nd2 Bf5 15. Qe3 Nd6 16. Qg3 Bh4 17. Qf3 Bg5 18. Bxd6 Qxd6 19. Qxf5 Bxd2
20. Rd1 g6 21. Qe5 Bf4 22. Qxd6 Bxd6 23. Re1 Kf8 24. g3 Re8 25. Rxe8+ Kxe8
26. Bg2 c6 27. Kf1 Ke7 28. Ke2 f5 29. Kd3 Ke6 30. b3 Be7 31. h3 Bd6 32. c4
b6 33. cxd5+ cxd5 34. g4 fxg4 35. hxg4 g5 36. Bf3 a5 37. a4 h6 38. Bg2 Bf4
39. Bf3 Bd6 40. Bg2 Bf4 1/2-1/2

[Event “Legends of Chess Prelim”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.07.24”]
[Round “4.5”]
[White “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Black “Giri, Anish”]
[Result “0-1”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[ECO “C53”]
[Opening “Giuoco Piano”]
[EventDate “2020.07.21”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. a4 Ba7 8.
Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. b4 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Bb2 Ne7 14. d4
Ng6 15. c4 exd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. Bxd4 Qe7 18. f3 Nh5 19. Nf1 Ngf4 20. Ra2
Rg6 21. Kh1 Qe6 22. g4 Nf6 23. Kh2 h5 24. Ne3 hxg4 25. hxg4 Rh6+ 26. Kg1
Rh3 27. Rh2 Nd7 28. Nd5 Rxh2 29. Kxh2 Nxd5 30. cxd5 Qe7 31. Kg2 Ne5 32. Rh1
Ng6 33. Qd2 f6 34. Rc1 Rd8 35. Bf2 Kf7 36. Bg3 Rd7 37. Qd4 b6 38. Qd3 Ne5
39. Qxa6 Nxg4 40. fxg4 Qxe4+ 41. Kh2 Rd8 42. Rxc7+ Kg6 43. Kg1 Rh8 44. Kf2
Qd4+ 45. Kg2 Qe4+ 0-1


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