Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020.05.29

 

Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020.05.29

Nakamura beats Carlsen to take their Lindores Abbey Rapid tie to a final mini-match

Carlsen – Nakamura Mini-Match 3 Saturday 30th May 2020 3pm BST.

Nakamura a második mérkőzésen egyenlített Carlsen ellen, a harmadik meccs dönt, Dubov már döntős

A Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge elődöntőjében az amerikai Hikaru Nakamura 2,5 – 1,5-re nyert.igy egyenlített a korábban elszenvedett 3 – 0-s vereségéért az amerikai. A másik agon az oroz Dubov döntőben. Miután az első mérkőzésen 2,5 – 1,5 nyert Ding Liren ellen,majd a második találkozón is nyert 2,5 – 0,5-re.


It's now 1:1 in Carlsen-Nakamura, with the players returning for a final match tomorrow to decide who plays Dubov in the final!

It’s now 1:1 in Carlsen-Nakamura, with the players returning for a final match tomorrow to decide who plays Dubov in the final!

Dubov and Nakamura won today, with Daniil making it through to the final while Hikaru leveled the match:


Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Semi Finals 2020.05.29 live


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World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen today plays the 2nd mini-match of his Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge semi-final against Hikaru Nakamura – if he wins he earns a place in the final!

 

 


Incredible drama! Carlsen was completely winning there at some point, but then blundered in the end.

Carlsen, Magnus vs Nakamura, Hikaru

[Event “Lindores Abbey Final 8”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.21”]
[White “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “1500”]
[BlackElo “2816”]
[ECO “C65”]
[Opening “Ruy Lopez”]
[Variation “Berlin defence”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. O-O Bg4 7. h3 Bh5
8. g4 Nxg4 9. hxg4 Bxg4 10. Be3 Be7 11. Kh1 f5 12. Rg1 h5 13. Nc3 f4 14.
Bd2 g5 15. Nb1 Bc5 16. Bc3 Bxf2 17. Nbd2 Qe7 18. Qf1 Bxg1 19. Qxg1 Bxf3+
20. Nxf3 g4 21. Nxe5 Rg8 22. Rf1 Qg5 23. Qd4 Qh4+ 24. Kg1 Qg3+ 25. Kh1 Qh3+
26. Kg1 g3 27. Nf3 g2 28. Re1 Qxf3 29. Qe5+ Kd8 30. Qf6+ Ke8 31. Bb4 c5 32.
Bxc5 Kd7 33. Qf7+ 1-0


Long think, wrong think? Magnus think almost 10 minutes before playing 13.Bxf6!? 

Magnus should still get a draw, but it seems he blundered his bishop

[Event “Lindores Abbey Final 8”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.22”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Black “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “2816”]
[BlackElo “1500”]
[ECO “C45”]
[Opening “Scotch”]
[Variation “Potter variation”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. Bg5 O-O
8. Qe2 Nd4 9. Qd2 Nxb3 10. axb3 Re8 11. O-O-O h6 12. h4 c6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6
14. f3 d5 15. Kb1 Be6 16. exd5 Bxd5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. Bb5 Red8 19. g4 Qxf3
20. g5 Qf2 21. Qb4 Qc5 22. Qa4 h5 23. g6 fxg6 24. Bd3 Rd6 25. Rde1 Qc6 26.
Qf4 Rf8 27. Qe5 Rdf6 28. Qg5 Bf2 29. Re5 d4 30. Be4 Qd6 31. Rd5 Qe6 32.
Rxd4 Kh8 33. Rc4 Bb6 34. Bd3 Qe3 35. Qg2 Bd4 36. Qxb7 Qe5 37. c3 Bb6 38.
Qg2 Qd6 39. Bc2 Qe6 40. Rd1 Bf2 41. Re4 Qf7 42. Qg5 Rf5 43. Qd2 Bb6 44. Re2
Rf4 45. Qd6 Rf6 46. Qg3 Qc7 47. Qg5 Qf4 48. Qxf4 Rxf4 49. Bxg6 Rxh4 50.
Rdd2 Rh1+ 51. Ka2 Rg1 52. Bxh5 g6 53. Bxg6 Rxg6 54. Rh2+ Kg7 55. Rhg2 Rd8
56. Rxg6+ Kxg6 57. Re2 Rf8 58. b4 Rf2 59. Rxf2 Bxf2 60. Kb3 Kf5 61. Kc4 Ke6
62. Kb5 Kd7 63. Ka6 Kc7 64. b5 Be3 65. b4 Bd2 66. Kxa7 Bxc3 67. b6+ Kc6 68.
b7 Be5 69. b8=Q Bxb8+ 70. Kxb8 Kb5 71. Kb7 Kxb4 1/2-1/2


[Event “Lindores Abbey Final 8”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.23”]
[White “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “1500”]
[BlackElo “2816”]
[ECO “C67”]
[Opening “Ruy Lopez”]
[Variation “open Berlin defence, l’Hermet variation”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. dxe5 Nxb5 7. a4
Nbd4 8. Nxd4 d5 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. Re1+ Be7 11. Nxc6 Qxd1 12. Rxd1 bxc6 13.
Bf4 Bf5 14. Na3 Rd8 15. Bxc7 Rd7 16. Bf4 Rxd1+ 17. Rxd1 Bxa3 18. bxa3 Bxc2
19. Rd4 O-O 20. Rc4 Re8 21. f3 Bd3 22. Rxc6 f6 23. Rc3 Rd8 24. Rb3 a6 25.
Rb8 Rxb8 26. Bxb8 Bc2 27. a5 Bd3 28. Bc7 Bc4 29. Bb6 Bd3 30. Ba7 Bc4 31.
Bb6 Bd3 32. Ba7 Bc4 33. Bb6 1/2-1/2



And it’s over, with Nakamura holding a draw in Game 4 to clinch today’s match 2.5:1.5!

[Event “Lindores Abbey Final 8”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.24”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Black “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “2816”]
[BlackElo “1500”]
[ECO “C53”]
[Opening “Giuoco Piano”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O h6 7. Re1 O-O 8.
Nbd2 a5 9. Nf1 Be6 10. Bb5 Ne7 11. d4 exd4 12. cxd4 Bb6 13. Ng3 d5 14. e5
Ne4 15. Be3 Nf5 16. Nxf5 Bxf5 17. Nd2 Nxd2 18. Qxd2 a4 19. b4 axb3 20. axb3
c6 21. Be2 Qe7 22. h3 Ra3 23. b4 Rfa8 24. Rxa3 Rxa3 25. Rc1 Rb3 26. b5 Qb4
27. Qd1 Rb1 28. Rxb1 Qxb1 29. Qxb1 Bxb1 30. bxc6 bxc6 31. Bd1 Bd3 32. f4 f6
33. Kf2 Kf7 34. Ba4 fxe5 35. fxe5 Bb5 36. Bc2 Ba5 37. g4 Bc3 38. Bf5 c5 39.
e6+ Kf6 40. dxc5 g6 41. Bc2 g5 42. Bf5 d4 43. Bc1 Bb4 1/2-1/2


Ding Liren vs Dubov, Daniil

What a start to the day! Ding Liren resigns as he was getting mated by Daniil Dubov, with Black, in 21 moves:

[Event “Lindores Abbey Final 8”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.21”]
[White “Ding Liren”]
[Black “Dubov, Daniil”]
[Result “0-1”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “1500”]
[BlackElo “1500”]
[ECO “A15”]
[Opening “English, 1…Nf6 (Anglo-Indian defense)”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. O-O Nbd7 6. Na3 Nb6 7. Qc2 Be6
8. Ne5 h5 9. Naxc4 Nxc4 10. Nxc4 h4 11. Ne5 hxg3 12. hxg3 Qc8 13. Rd1 Bh3
14. Bf3 g6 15. b4 Bg7 16. Bb2 Kf8 17. a4 Nh7 18. b5 Ng5 19. bxc6 Bxe5 20.
Bxe5 Nxf3+ 21. exf3 Bg2 0-1


Dubov went for an 8.h4!? novelty – if he can beat Ding Liren again it would be a huge step towards reaching the final!


Daniil Dubov takes a 2:0 lead and only needs a draw in either of the next two games to reach the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge final!

[Event “Lindores Abbey Final 8”]
[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.22”]
[White “Dubov, Daniil”]
[Black “Ding Liren”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “1500”]
[BlackElo “1500”]
[ECO “E10”]
[Opening “Queen’s pawn game”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Qc2 c6 8.
h4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 dxc4 10. Rd1 b5 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Nd5 13. Ne4 f5 14.
exf6 gxf6 15. b3 cxb3 16. axb3 Qb6 17. O-O a5 18. Rc1 Bd7 19. Bh6 Rfc8 20.
Rfd1 a4 21. bxa4 Rxa4 22. Qb2 Rb4 23. Qa1 Qd8 24. Rc2 Qe8 25. Nc5 Qg6 26.
Qc1 Bxc5 27. Rxc5 Kf7 28. h5 Qxh5 29. e4 Rc4 30. Rxc4 bxc4 31. Be3 Nxe3 32.
Rxd7+ Ke8 33. Qd2 Rb8 34. fxe3 c3 35. Qd6 Rb1+ 36. Bf1 Rxf1+ 37. Kxf1 Qf3+
38. Ke1 Qxe3+ 39. Kd1 Qf3+ 40. Kc2 Qxe4+ 41. Qd3 Qa4+ 42. Kxc3 Qa3+ 43. Kd2
Qa5+ 44. Kd1 Qh5+ 45. Ke1 Qe5+ 46. Kf1 Qa1+ 47. Kg2 1-0


[Site “chess24.com INT”]
[Date “2020.05.29”]
[Round “2.23”]
[White “Ding Liren”]
[Black “Dubov, Daniil”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “1500”]
[BlackElo “1500”]
[ECO “A14”]
[Opening “English”]
[Variation “Neo-Catalan declined”]
[EventDate “2020.05.19”]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 c6 7. Qc2 b6 8.
Rd1 Bb7 9. Nc3 Nbd7 10. b3 Rc8 11. Bb2 Re8 12. e4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14.
Qxe4 Qc7 15. Qc2 Rcd8 16. Rac1 c5 17. d5 exd5 18. cxd5 Bf6 19. Nd4 Bxd4 20.
Rxd4 Qd6 21. Rd2 Re7 22. h3 Rde8 23. Kh2 a5 24. Qc3 f6 25. a3 Re2 26. Qd3
Rxd2 27. Qxd2 Nf8 28. Re1 Rxe1 29. Qxe1 Qd7 30. Qe4 Ng6 31. Qc4 Kh8 32. h4
Ne7 33. Qf4 Bxd5 34. Bh3 Be6 35. Bxf6 Bxh3 36. Bxe7 Be6 37. Qf8+ Bg8 38.
Bd8 Qe6 39. Qf3 Qxb3 40. Qxb3 Bxb3 41. Bxb6 a4 42. Bxc5 h5 43. f3 g6 44. g4
hxg4 45. fxg4 Kh7 46. Kg3 Bd1 47. Kf4 Bb3 48. Kg5 Bd1 49. Kf4 Bb3 50. Kg5
Bd1 51. Kf4 1/2-1/2



Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge 2020.05.29


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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