World Blitz Championship 2017-12-29 – 2017-12-31 (Blitz Round 1-11 Dec 29,2017)

World Blitz Championship 2017-12-29 - 2017-12-31 (Blitz Round 1-11 Dec 29,2017)

Round 1-11 of World Blitz Championship

1 King Salman World Blitz Championship 2017 Open
2 King Salman World Blitz Championship 2017 Women

Sergey Karjakin leads World Blitz Championship. Valentina Gunina shares 2nd place in the women’s event.

54-year-old Pia Cramling, leading the Women's World Blitz Championship by a full point on 9.5/11

Pia Cramling
I'm not a blitz player!
[Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "1.3"] [White "Cramling, Pia"] [Black "Gunina, Valentina"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2450"] [BlackElo "2510"] [ECO "D02"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "1700030"] [BlackFideId "4167570"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 b6 10. Bf4 Nh5 11. Bd2 Bb7 12. b3 Nhf6 13. Nc3 c5 14. cxd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. e4 Bb7 17. Bc3 cxd4 18. Bxd4 Rc8 19. Qe2 Qc7 20. h4 Nf6 21. Ne5 Rfd8 22. Nc4 Bc5 23. Bxf6 gxf6 24. Qg4+ Kf8 25. e5 f5 26. Qg5 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 b5 28. Qh6+ Ke8 29. Nd6+ Bxd6 30. exd6 Rxd6 31. Qxh7 Qc6+ 32. Kg1 Ke7 33. Qh6 Rg8 34. Qe3 Rg4 35. Qxa7+ Kf6 36. Qe3 f4 37. Rxd6 Qxd6 38. Qc3+ Kg6 39. Qf3 f5 40. Kg2 fxg3 41. fxg3 Qd2+ 42. Kh3 Re4 43. Rf1 Re2 44. Rh1 Qxa2 45. Qc6 Qxb3 46. Qe8+ Kg7 47. Qe7+ Kg6 48. Qe8+ Kf6 49. Qh8+ Ke7 50. Qg7+ Kd6 51. Qf8+ Ke5 52. Qg7+ Ke4 53. Qb7+ Qd5 54. Qg7 f4 55. Rf1 Qf5+ 56. g4 Re3+ 57. Kh2 Qd5 58. Qg6+ Kd4 59. Rxf4+ Kc3 60. Qf6+ e5 61. Rf2 Qe4 62. Qf5 Qa4 63. h5 Qd1 64. h6 Re1 0-1 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "2.42"] [White "Enkhtuul, Altan-Ulzii"] [Black "Cramling, Pia"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "WGM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2344"] [BlackElo "2450"] [ECO "D02"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "4901444"] [BlackFideId "1700030"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 Bf5 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O Nbd7 6. c3 c6 7. Nbd2 h6 8. Re1 Be7 9. a4 a5 10. Nf1 O-O 11. h3 Bd6 12. Bf4 Qc7 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. Ne3 Bh7 15. c4 Rfe8 16. Qb3 Rab8 17. Qc3 Qc7 18. b4 Ne4 19. Qb2 axb4 20. Qxb4 Qb6 21. Qa3 dxc4 22. Nxc4 Qa6 23. Nfe5 Nxe5 24. Nxe5 Rbd8 25. e3 Nd6 26. Rec1 Be4 27. Bf1 Qa7 28. Kh2 Bh7 29. Bd3 Bxd3 30. Nxd3 Ne4 31. Kg2 Rd5 32. f3 Nf6 33. Nc5 e5 34. Rab1 b6 35. Ne4 exd4 36. Nxf6+ gxf6 37. e4 Rc5 38. Rxc5 bxc5 39. Rc1 Rd8 40. Qd3 Qxa4 41. Rxc5 Rb8 42. Rc2 Rb3 43. Qd2 Re3 44. Ra2 Qc4 45. Rc2 Qa4 46. Ra2 Qc4 47. Rc2 Qa4 48. Ra2 Qb3 49. Rb2 Qc3 50. Qxc3 Rxc3 51. Kf2 c5 52. Rd2 Kf8 53. f4 h5 54. h4 Ke7 55. Ra2 c4 56. Rd2 d3 57. Ke3 Kd6 58. Rd1 Kc5 59. Ra1 Rc2 60. Ra5+ Kb4 61. Rd5 Re2+ 62. Kf3 Ra2 63. e5 fxe5 64. fxe5 d2 65. Ke2 c3 66. Rd7 Ra1 67. Rb7+ Kc4 68. Rc7+ Kd4 69. Rd7+ Kxe5 70. Rd3 Re1+ 71. Kf2 d1=Q 0-1 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "3.34"] [White "Cramling, Pia"] [Black "Kovanova, Baira"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "WGM"] [WhiteElo "2450"] [BlackElo "2367"] [ECO "E18"] [Opening "Queen's Indian"] [Variation "old main line, 7.Nc3"] [WhiteFideId "1700030"] [BlackFideId "4164083"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d4 Ne4 8. Qc2 d5 9. Ne5 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Nd7 11. Bf4 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Bd6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. cxd5 exd5 15. c4 c5 16. dxc5 Qxc5 17. Rac1 Rac8 18. Qd2 Ba6 19. cxd5 Qd6 20. Rfd1 Bc4 21. e4 b5 22. Qd4 Bxa2 23. Qxa7 Bc4 24. Qd4 Rfe8 25. f4 f6 26. Re1 Rcd8 27. e5 fxe5 28. fxe5 Qb4 29. d6 Qb3 30. Rb1 Qa2 31. Ra1 Qb3 32. Reb1 Qc2 33. Bd5+ Kh8 34. Rc1 Qe2 35. Bxc4 bxc4 36. Re1 Qc2 37. Rac1 Qb3 38. Qxc4 Qb2 39. Qc3 Qb5 40. Qc5 Qb2 41. e6 Ra8 42. d7 Rg8 43. e7 Ra2 44. Rc2 1-0 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "4.13"] [White "Abdumalik, Zhansaya"] [Black "Cramling, Pia"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "IM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2449"] [BlackElo "2450"] [ECO "B48"] [Opening "Sicilian"] [Variation "Taimanov variation"] [WhiteFideId "13703544"] [BlackFideId "1700030"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 d6 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. Kb1 Rc8 10. Qg3 Nf6 11. Bd3 b5 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. f3 Nh5 14. Qf2 Be7 15. g4 Nf6 16. h4 Nd7 17. g5 Ne5 18. h5 b4 19. Ne2 Ba4 20. Rc1 O-O 21. Nd4 Rfe8 22. g6 Bf6 23. gxf7+ Qxf7 24. h6 g6 25. Rhg1 a5 26. f4 Nxd3 27. cxd3 Kh8 28. Nf3 Qb7 29. e5 dxe5 30. Nxe5 Bb5 31. Bd4 Rxc1+ 32. Rxc1 Kg8 33. Qe3 Qd5 34. b3 Rd8 35. Bb2 Bxe5 36. Qxe5 Bxd3+ 37. Ka1 Qxe5 38. Bxe5 Rd7 39. Rc8+ Kf7 40. Rh8 g5 41. fxg5 Bg6 42. Kb2 Rd5 43. Bf6 Rc5 44. a4 Rc2+ 45. Ka1 Rc1+ 46. Kb2 Rc2+ 47. Ka1 1/2-1/2 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "5.17"] [White "Cramling, Pia"] [Black "Ding, Yixin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "WGM"] [WhiteElo "2450"] [BlackElo "2424"] [ECO "A15"] [Opening "English opening"] [WhiteFideId "1700030"] [BlackFideId "8602972"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 c5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Nc6 7. Be3 d6 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. h3 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc6 12. Qc2 a6 13. Rad1 Qc7 14. b4 Rac8 15. f4 Nd7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Kh1 b5 18. cxb5 Bxb5 19. Bxb5 axb5 20. Rc1 Nb6 21. Qf2 Kg8 22. Kh2 Qb7 23. Nxb5 Na4 24. Qe2 Rb8 25. Nd4 e5 26. fxe5 dxe5 27. Nc6 Rbe8 28. b5 Nb6 29. Rfd1 f5 30. a4 fxe4 31. a5 Nc8 32. b6 Re6 33. Nd8 Qe7 34. Nxe6 Qxe6 35. Qc4 Qxc4 36. Rxc4 e3 37. Re1 Nd6 38. Rc5 e4 39. Rxe3 Ra8 40. Rd5 Nc4 41. Rxe4 Nxa5 42. Ra4 1-0 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "6.12"] [White "Hoang, Thanh Trang"] [Black "Cramling, Pia"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2439"] [BlackElo "2450"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "12400149"] [BlackFideId "1700030"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 b6 4. Nf3 Bb7 5. Nbd2 d6 6. h3 Nbd7 7. Be2 g6 8. O-O Bg7 9. c4 Qe7 10. Qc2 e5 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. Bh2 O-O 13. Rfd1 Rfd8 14. Rac1 Rac8 15. a3 a5 16. Bg3 Nc5 17. Nxe5 Nfe4 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Bf3 f5 20. Nd3 c5 21. Bh2 h5 22. Nf4 Qf7 23. h4 Bf6 24. Nd5 Bxh4 25. Bxe4 fxe4 26. Nxb6 Rxd1+ 27. Rxd1 Re8 28. Rd7 Re7 29. Rxe7 Qxe7 30. Nd5 Qe6 31. Qd2 Kh7 32. Qxa5 Bxd5 33. cxd5 Qxd5 34. Qc7+ Kg8 35. Qd6 Qf5 36. Bf4 c4 37. Qd8+ Bxd8 0-1 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "7.4"] [White "Cramling, Pia"] [Black "Harika, Dronavalli"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2450"] [BlackElo "2504"] [ECO "A13"] [Opening "English"] [Variation "Neo-Catalan"] [WhiteFideId "1700030"] [BlackFideId "5015197"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Bd7 6. Qxc4 Bc6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bg5 Nbd7 10. Nc3 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Rac1 Rc8 13. Rfd1 a6 14. Ne5 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Nd5 16. e4 Nxc3 17. Qxc3 Bd6 18. Nd3 c6 19. Nc5 Qe7 20. e5 Bb8 21. Qb4 Rc7 22. Qb6 f6 23. Qb3 Re8 24. Re1 Ba7 25. exf6 Qxf6 26. Nxe6 Rf7 27. Nf4 Rf8 28. Rc2 Qxd4 29. Re7 Qf6 30. Rxb7 Kh7 31. Rxf7 Rxf7 32. Qd3+ g6 33. Qe4 c5 34. Re2 Bb8 35. Nd5 Qd6 36. Qe6 Qxe6 37. Rxe6 a5 38. b3 Kg7 39. Rc6 Be5 40. Rxc5 Bd4 41. Rc7 Rxc7 42. Nxc7 Kf6 43. f4 g5 44. Kf3 Bc5 45. Nd5+ Kg6 46. Nc3 Bb4 47. Ne2 h5 48. fxg5 Kxg5 49. Nd4 Bd6 50. h3 Kf6 51. Nc2 Be5 52. Ne3 Kg5 53. Nc4 Bc7 54. g4 hxg4+ 55. hxg4 Bd8 56. Nd6 Bb6 57. Ne4+ Kg6 58. Nc3 Kg5 59. a3 Bd8 60. b4 axb4 61. axb4 Be7 62. Nd5 Bd6 63. b5 Kg6 64. b6 Kf7 65. Ke4 Kg6 66. b7 Kf7 67. Nb4 Kg6 68. Na6 Kg5 1-0 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "8.2"] [White "Lagno, Kateryna"] [Black "Cramling, Pia"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2547"] [BlackElo "2450"] [ECO "B62"] [Opening "Sicilian"] [Variation "Richter-Rauzer, Keres variation"] [WhiteFideId "14109336"] [BlackFideId "1700030"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd3 Be7 8. O-O-O O-O 9. f4 h6 10. Bh4 Nxd4 11. Qxd4 Qa5 12. Bc4 Qh5 13. Bg3 Rd8 14. Kb1 Bd7 15. e5 dxe5 16. fxe5 Bc6 17. Qf4 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Nd5 19. Bxd5 Bxd5 20. Qf1 Bc6 21. a3 a6 22. Rd2 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 24. Bf4 Qf5 25. Qd1 Bc7 26. Qd4 Bxg2 27. Bg3 Bc6 28. b4 g5 29. a4 Kg7 30. Kb2 Qf1 31. Qc5 Bd8 32. b5 axb5 33. axb5 Bh1 34. Qd4 Ba5 35. Qa4 Bxc3+ 36. Kxc3 Bd5 37. Kb2 Qc4 38. Qa5 Be4 39. c3 Bd3 40. b6 Be4 41. Qa7 Bd5 42. Kc2 Be4+ 43. Kb2 Qb5+ 44. Ka3 Bd5 45. Qa4 Qxb6 46. h4 Qe3 47. hxg5 Qxc3+ 0-1 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "9.1"] [White "Cramling, Pia"] [Black "Dzagnidze, Nana"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2450"] [BlackElo "2522"] [ECO "E17"] [Opening "Queen's Indian"] [Variation "old main line, 6.O-O"] [WhiteFideId "1700030"] [BlackFideId "13601903"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. d4 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bf4 Nh5 10. Bd2 Nd7 11. Qb3 Nhf6 12. Rad1 Re8 13. Bf4 Bd6 14. Bxd6 cxd6 15. e3 Qe7 16. Rc1 Rec8 17. Rc2 Qe6 18. Rfc1 h6 19. Ne1 Ne4 20. Nd3 Ndf6 21. Nf4 Qe8 22. Ncxd5 Nxd5 23. Nxd5 Nd2 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rxc8 Qxc8 26. Ne7+ Kf8 27. Nxc8 Nxb3 28. Bxb7 1-0 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "10.1"] [White "Cramling, Pia"] [Black "Bodnaruk, Anastasia"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "IM"] [WhiteElo "2450"] [BlackElo "2428"] [ECO "E92"] [Opening "King's Indian"] [Variation "Petrosian system, Stein variation"] [WhiteFideId "1700030"] [BlackFideId "4181751"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. d5 a5 8. h3 Na6 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. g4 Nd7 11. Rg1 Ndc5 12. h4 a4 13. h5 Bd7 14. Nd2 Nb4 15. Nf1 c6 16. Qd2 cxd5 17. cxd5 b5 18. Ng3 f6 19. Be3 Nba6 20. hxg6 hxg6 21. Bh6 Rf7 22. Rh1 Bh8 23. Be3 b4 24. Nd1 Nc7 25. Bxc5 dxc5 26. Ne3 Nb5 27. Nc4 Rb8 28. Qh6 Bg7 29. Qxg6 b3 30. a3 Qe7 31. Nf5 Bxf5 32. gxf5 Nd4 33. Rc1 Nxe2 34. Kxe2 Qa7 35. Rc3 Kf8 36. Rch3 Ke7 37. d6+ Kd8 38. Rh8+ Bf8 39. Rg8 Ke8 40. Rhh8 Qa6 41. Rxf8+ 1-0 [Event "World Blitz Women 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "11.1"] [White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"] [Black "Cramling, Pia"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2557"] [BlackElo "2450"] [ECO "B92"] [Opening "Sicilian"] [Variation "Najdorf, Opovcensky variation"] [WhiteFideId "4128125"] [BlackFideId "1700030"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. Be2 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 Be6 10. Bf3 Nc6 11. Nd5 a5 12. Be3 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nb4 14. a3 Na6 15. Nd2 Rc8 16. c4 Nc5 17. Be2 Nfe4 18. b4 Nxd2 19. Bxd2 axb4 20. axb4 Ne4 21. Bd3 Nf6 22. Ra7 Qb6 23. Qa4 Qd4 24. Qc2 Qxa7 0-1
Magnus Carlsen
Carlsen to NRK: The main problem is not that I don't have enough points, but the problem that I am not playing well. There's a lot of repairing to do until tomorrow.
[Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Sjugirov, Sanan"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2837"] [ECO "A07"] [Opening "Reti"] [Variation "King's Indian attack, Pachman system"] [WhiteFideId "4189302"] [BlackFideId "1503014"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 e5 4. d3 d5 5. O-O Ne7 6. e4 O-O 7. Nc3 dxe4 8. dxe4 c6 9. Be3 f6 10. Qe2 Be6 11. Rad1 Qe8 12. a4 Nd7 13. a5 Nc8 14. b3 Qe7 15. Na4 b5 16. axb6 axb6 17. c4 Qb4 18. Qc2 Rf7 19. Bd2 Qe7 20. Be3 Bf8 21. Rd3 Qe8 22. Rfd1 Rb8 23. h4 h5 24. Nc3 Kh7 25. Qd2 Rb7 26. Ne1 Be7 27. f4 Nc5 28. Bxc5 Bxc5+ 29. Kh2 Rbd7 30. Qe2 Bd4 31. f5 gxf5 32. exf5 Bxf5 33. Qxh5+ Kg7 34. Qxf5 Nd6 35. Qg4+ Kf8 36. Bxc6 Rg7 37. Bxd7 Rxd7 38. Rxd4 exd4 39. Qxd4 Qe6 40. Nf3 Qf5 41. Qf4 Qc2+ 42. Qd2 Qg6 43. Qf2 Ne4 44. Nxe4 Rxd1 45. Nc3 Rc1 46. Ne2 Rc2 47. Nfd4 Ra2 48. Qf3 Qf7 49. h5 Kg8 50. Kh3 Qd7+ 51. Qg4+ Qxg4+ 52. Kxg4 Rd2 53. Kf5 Kf7 54. g4 Rd3 55. b4 Ra3 56. c5 bxc5 57. bxc5 Ra5 58. Nb3 Ra2 59. Ned4 Rf2+ 60. Ke4 Rg2 61. Kf3 Ra2 62. c6 Ra4 63. Ke4 Ke7 64. Kd5 Ra8 65. Nf5+ 1-0 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "3.1"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "Kryvoruchko, Yuriy"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2837"] [BlackElo "2689"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "1503014"] [BlackFideId "14109182"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 d5 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. Bd3 Nh5 8. Be5 f6 9. Bg3 g6 10. Qe2 Bd7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. e4 Nxg3 13. hxg3 dxe4 14. Bxe4 Kf7 15. O-O-O Qc7 16. Nc4 Rad8 17. Qd2 Bc8 18. Qh6 Rxd1+ 19. Rxd1 Kg8 20. g4 Bxf2 21. Bxc6 bxc6 22. g5 Qf4+ 23. Kb1 Qxc4 24. gxf6 1-0 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "4.1"] [White "Anton Guijarro, David"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2666"] [BlackElo "2837"] [ECO "A04"] [Opening "Reti opening"] [WhiteFideId "2285525"] [BlackFideId "1503014"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. Nf3 b6 2. g3 Bb7 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. e4 d6 7. c3 Nf6 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Re1 Nc6 10. a3 Nd7 11. Nb3 b5 12. d4 a5 13. Be3 a4 14. Nbd2 Qb6 15. d5 Nce5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Qe2 Ba6 18. f4 b4 19. c4 Nd7 20. Rab1 Rab8 21. Bh3 Rfd8 22. Rf1 Qa5 23. e5 dxe5 24. Ne4 Nb6 25. Rbc1 bxa3 26. bxa3 Nxd5 27. Bf2 exf4 28. Nxc5 Ne3 29. Nxa6 Qxa6 30. Rfe1 Rb2 31. Qf3 Rdd2 32. Bxe3 fxe3 33. c5 Rf2 34. Qd5 e6 35. Qd8+ Bf8 36. c6 Rbc2 37. c7 Qc6 38. Rxc2 Rxc2 39. Rxe3 Qxc7 40. Qxc7 Rxc7 41. Re4 Ra7 42. Bf1 Bxa3 0-1 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "5.1"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2837"] [BlackElo "2647"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "1503014"] [BlackFideId "13300580"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 b6 5. Nf3 Be7 6. h3 O-O 7. Nbd2 cxd4 8. exd4 Bb7 9. Bd3 d6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qe2 a6 12. a4 Re8 13. Bh2 h6 14. Rfe1 Bf8 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. Ne3 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxa6 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nf6 20. Bb5 Rec8 21. c4 Qb7 22. b4 g6 23. a5 bxa5 24. bxa5 Qa7 25. Qe3 Rd8 26. a6 Bg7 27. d5 exd5 28. Bc6 dxc4 29. Bxa8 Qxa8 30. Ra5 d5 31. Qb6 d4 32. a7 Rc8 33. Qb8 c3 34. Qxc8+ Qxc8 1-0 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "6.1"] [White "Bortnyk, Olexandr"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2837"] [ECO "B00"] [Opening "KP"] [Variation "Nimzovich defence"] [WhiteFideId "14120828"] [BlackFideId "1503014"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d5 Nb8 8. Re1 c6 9. Bf1 Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 Nbd7 12. Qd1 Rc8 13. Be3 a6 14. a4 Qa5 15. Qd2 Rfe8 16. b4 Qc7 17. Ra3 cxd5 18. exd5 Ne5 19. Rb3 Nc4 20. Bxc4 Qxc4 21. Bd4 Bh6 22. Be3 Bxe3 23. Rxe3 Qf4 24. Qd3 Rc7 25. b5 a5 26. b6 Rc5 27. Rb5 Nd7 28. Rxc5 Nxc5 29. Qb5 Ra8 30. Rxe7 Qc1+ 31. Kh2 Qxc2 32. Ne2 Qf5 33. Qc4 Qxf2 34. Nc3 Qf6 35. Re2 Nd7 36. Ne4 Qf4+ 37. g3 Qe5 38. Qb5 Rd8 39. Qxa5 Nc5 40. Nc3 Qd4 41. Nb5 Qxd5 42. Qb4 Qf3 43. Qd2 Nxa4 44. Rf2 Qc6 45. Qf4 Rf8 46. Qxa4 Qxb6 47. Rd2 d5 48. Nc3 Qe3 49. Qd4 Qxd4 50. Rxd4 Kg7 51. Rxd5 Rc8 52. Nb5 Rc2+ 53. Kg1 Rc1+ 54. Kf2 Rb1 55. h4 Rb2+ 56. Ke3 Rb3+ 57. Kf4 Rb4+ 58. Kf3 Rb3+ 59. Kf4 Rb4+ 60. Nd4 Kf6 61. Rd7 h6 62. g4 Kg7 63. g5 hxg5+ 64. hxg5 Ra4 65. Ke4 Rb4 66. Ke5 Rb6 67. Rc7 Kg8 68. Re7 Kg7 69. Rd7 Kg8 70. Rd6 Rb2 71. Rd8+ Kg7 72. Rd7 Rb6 73. Rc7 Kf8 74. Kd5 Kg8 75. Rd7 Rb1 76. Ke4 Re1+ 77. Kf4 Rb1 78. Nf3 Kg7 79. Ne5 Rf1+ 80. Kg4 Rg1+ 81. Kh4 Rh1+ 82. Kg3 Rg1+ 83. Kf4 Rf1+ 84. Nf3 Rb1 85. Rc7 Rb4+ 86. Ke3 Rb3+ 87. Ke4 Rb5 88. Nd4 Rb6 89. Kd5 Kg8 90. Nf3 Rb5+ 91. Ke4 Rb4+ 92. Nd4 Rb1 93. Nf3 Rb4+ 94. Ke5 Rb5+ 95. Ke4 Rb4+ 96. Nd4 Rb1 97. Ke5 Re1+ 98. Kf4 Rf1+ 99. Nf3 Rb1 100. Ne5 Rf1+ 101. Ke4 Rf5 102. Nf3 b5 103. Re7 Kg7 104. Rb7 Kg8 105. Rc7 Kg7 106. Nd4 Rf1 107. Rb7 Kg8 108. Rxb5 f6 109. Rb8+ Kf7 110. Rb7+ Kg8 111. gxf6 Rxf6 112. Ke5 Rf7 113. Rb6 Kh7 114. Ne6 Rf5+ 115. Ke4 Kh6 116. Nf4 Rg5 117. Ra6 Rg1 118. Ra8 Re1+ 119. Kf3 Rf1+ 120. Kg3 Rg1+ 121. Kf2 Rg4 122. Kf3 Rg1 123. Ne6 g5 124. Nd4 Kg6 125. Kf2 1/2-1/2 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "7.1"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "Wang, Hao"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2837"] [BlackElo "2709"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Queen's pawn game"] [WhiteFideId "1503014"] [BlackFideId "8602883"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 d5 6. Ngf3 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bb5 Be7 9. Bd3 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. h3 Bd6 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Qb1 h6 14. a3 Nh5 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Ne5 cxd4 17. Nxc6 Bxc6 18. cxd4 Nf6 19. Nf3 Rfc8 20. Qd1 Bb7 21. Qe2 Rc7 22. Rac1 Rac8 23. Rxc7 Qxc7 24. Nd2 Ne4 25. Nb1 Nd6 26. Nc3 Qe7 27. Rc1 g6 28. f3 e5 29. dxe5 Qxe5 30. Re1 Re8 31. Nd1 Bc8 32. Qd2 Bf5 33. Bf1 h5 34. Nf2 Nc4 35. Bxc4 dxc4 36. e4 Be6 37. f4 Qc5 38. f5 Bc8 39. Qh6 Bxf5 40. Qf4 Be6 41. Qf6 Qe7 42. Qxe7 Rxe7 43. Nd1 Rd7 44. Nc3 Rd2 45. Re2 Rxe2 46. Nxe2 Kg7 47. Kf2 Kf6 48. Ke3 Ke5 49. Ng1 b5 50. Nf3+ Kd6 51. Kd4 a5 52. h4 b4 53. axb4 axb4 54. Nd2 c3 55. bxc3 bxc3 56. Kxc3 Ke5 57. g3 f5 58. Nf3+ Kxe4 59. Ng5+ Ke5 60. Kd3 Bd5 61. Ke3 f4+ 62. Kf2 Kf5 63. Nh3 fxg3+ 64. Kxg3 Bb7 1/2-1/2 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "8.1"] [White "Anand, Viswanathan"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2782"] [BlackElo "2837"] [ECO "B00"] [Opening "KP"] [Variation "Nimzovich defence"] [WhiteFideId "5000017"] [BlackFideId "1503014"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. d5 Nb8 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 c6 9. Bf4 b5 10. a3 a6 11. Qd2 Bb7 12. Rad1 Nbd7 13. dxc6 Bxc6 14. e5 dxe5 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Qxd2 17. Rxd2 Rfd8 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Rd1 Rc8 20. Na2 Bb7 21. c3 Ne8 22. Bg3 Nf6 23. Be5 Ne4 24. Bxg7 Kxg7 25. Rd7 Nc5 26. Rxe7 Kf6 27. Re3 Rd8 28. c4 bxc4 29. Bxc4 Rd1+ 30. Bf1 Rd2 31. Re2 Rd1 32. Nc3 Rc1 33. f3 a5 34. Kf2 Ba6 35. Re1 Rc2+ 36. Kg3 Bxf1 37. Nd5+ Kg7 38. Rxf1 Rxb2 39. Rc1 Nd3 40. Rc3 Ne1 41. Ne3 Re2 42. f4 h5 43. h3 h4+ 44. Kg4 f5+ 45. Kg5 Kf7 46. a4 Nxg2 47. Nxg2 Rxg2+ 48. Kxh4 1/2-1/2 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "9.1"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2837"] [BlackElo "2561"] [ECO "A22"] [Opening "English opening"] [WhiteFideId "1503014"] [BlackFideId "4130804"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e3 Bb4 4. Nge2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. d4 exd4 7. Qxd4 Nc6 8. Qd1 Ne5 9. Nf4 c6 10. Be2 Ng6 11. Nh5 Nxh5 12. Bxh5 d6 13. O-O Be6 14. b3 Bf6 15. Bb2 d5 16. cxd5 Bxd5 17. Qc2 Be6 18. Be2 a5 19. Na4 Bxb2 20. Qxb2 Qe7 21. Qc3 Rfd8 22. Nb6 Ra7 23. Rfd1 h6 24. Bc4 Bxc4 25. Nxc4 Qc7 26. h3 Raa8 27. a4 b5 28. Rxd8+ Qxd8 29. axb5 cxb5 30. Nxa5 Qd5 31. b4 Nh4 32. f3 Qg5 33. Ra2 Nxf3+ 34. Kh1 Ne5 35. Rd2 Qf5 36. Rd5 Qf1+ 37. Kh2 Nf3+ 38. Kg3 Ng5 39. Qd3 Qe1+ 40. Kh2 Qxb4 41. Nc6 Qe4 42. Rd8+ Rxd8 43. Qxd8+ Kh7 44. Ne7 Qe5+ 45. Kh1 Qa1+ 46. Kh2 Qe5+ 47. Kg1 Qa1+ 48. Kf2 Qf6+ 49. Ke2 Qb2+ 50. Kd3 Qb3+ 51. Ke2 Qb2+ 52. Ke1 Qc1+ 53. Kf2 Qb2+ 54. Kg1 Qa1+ 55. Kh2 Qe5+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "10.1"] [White "Melkumyan, Hrant"] [Black "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2633"] [BlackElo "2837"] [ECO "D13"] [Opening "QGD Slav"] [Variation "exchange variation"] [WhiteFideId "13302485"] [BlackFideId "1503014"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 a6 7. e3 Bg4 8. Be2 e6 9. O-O Be7 10. Rc1 Nd7 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qb3 Qb6 13. Nd2 Bxe2 14. Nxe2 Qxb3 15. Nxb3 f6 16. a3 Kf7 17. Rc2 Nb6 18. Rfc1 Nc4 19. Bg3 g5 20. e4 Rhd8 21. exd5 exd5 22. Nc3 b5 23. Ne2 f5 24. Be5 a5 25. f4 a4 26. Nd2 N6a5 27. Nxc4 Nxc4 28. Nc3 Ra7 29. Nxb5 Rb7 30. Nc3 Nxb2 31. Rb1 Rc8 32. Rbxb2 Rxb2 33. Rxb2 Rxc3 34. Rb7 Ke6 35. Rb6+ Kd7 36. Rb7+ Kd8 37. Rb8+ Rc8 38. Rb5 Rc3 39. Rxd5+ Kc8 40. fxg5 Rxa3 41. Ra5 Bxg5 42. d5 Be3+ 43. Kf1 Ra2 44. d6 a3 45. Ra8+ Kd7 46. Ra6 Rf2+ 47. Ke1 a2 48. Ra3 Bc5 49. Ra5 Bb4+ 50. Kxf2 Bxa5 51. Ke2 Bb4 52. Kd3 Bxd6 53. Ba1 Ke6 54. Kc2 Be5 55. Bxe5 Kxe5 56. Kb2 Kf4 0-1 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "11.1"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "Yu, Yangyi"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2837"] [BlackElo "2751"] [ECO "C25"] [Opening "Vienna gambit"] [WhiteFideId "1503014"] [BlackFideId "8603820"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 exf4 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. Nd5 Ba5 6. c3 Nge7 7. d4 O-O 8. Nxf4 d5 9. Bd3 dxe4 10. Bxe4 Bf5 11. Bxf5 Nxf5 12. O-O Bb6 13. Qd3 Nce7 14. g4 Nd6 15. Ng5 Ng6 16. Nxg6 fxg6 17. Bd2 Qd7 18. h3 c5 19. dxc5 Bxc5+ 20. Kh2 Qc6 21. Ne6 Rxf1 22. Rxf1 Ne4 23. Nxc5 Nxd2 24. Qxd2 Qxc5 25. Qf4 h6 26. Qe4 Qb6 27. Qe2 Rd8 28. Kg2 Kh7 29. Rf3 Qc6 30. Kg1 Rd6 31. a3 a5 32. Re3 a4 33. Re4 b5 34. Rd4 Re6 35. Qf2 Qe8 36. Kf1 Re3 37. Rd8 Qe4 38. Qg2 Re1+ 0-1
[Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "1.4"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2789"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Trompovsky attack (Ruth, Opovcensky opening)"] [WhiteFideId "738590"] [BlackFideId "623539"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 c5 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. exd4 Nc6 6. Bxf6 gxf6 7. Qh5 e6 8. O-O-O Bb4 9. Nge2 Bd7 10. h4 Qe7 11. a3 Ba5 12. Rh3 O-O-O 13. Re3 Qf8 14. Na4 Kb8 15. Nc5 Bc8 16. Rb3 Bb6 17. Na4 Bc7 18. Kb1 Na5 19. Rf3 f5 20. Nec3 Qg7 21. Nb5 Qg6 22. Qg5 Qxg5 23. hxg5 Rdg8 24. Nxc7 Kxc7 25. Rg3 Bd7 26. Nc5 b6 27. Nd3 Nc6 28. Nf4 Kd6 29. Be2 h6 30. g6 fxg6 31. Rxg6 Rxg6 32. Nxg6 Rg8 33. Nf4 Nd8 34. g3 Nf7 35. Rh1 Rh8 36. Ng6 Rg8 37. Nf4 Rh8 38. Ng6 Rg8 39. Nf4 1/2-1/2 [Event "World Blitz 2017"] [Site "Riyadh KSA"] [Date "2017.12.29"] [Round "2.26"] [White "Aronian, Levon"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2805"] [BlackElo "2707"] [ECO "A40"] [Opening "Queen's pawn"] [Variation "Keres defence"] [WhiteFideId "13300474"] [BlackFideId "738590"] [EventDate "2017.12.29"] 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nf3 Bb7 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxf3 6. exf3 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 Nc6 8. f4 Qf6 9. d5 Nd4 10. Bg2 Rd8 11. Nc3 c5 12. O-O-O Nh6 13. Ne4 Qe7 14. Rhe1 Nhf5 15. Qc3 O-O 16. h4 Nd6 17. h5 Nxe4 18. Bxe4 Qf6 19. Kb1 Rb8 20. a4 a6 21. Qd3 h6 22. Qc3 d6 23. Bd3 exd5 24. cxd5 b5 25. axb5 axb5 26. Bc2 b4 27. Qd3 Nxc2 28. Qxc2 b3 29. Qd3 Rb4 30. Re4 Rfb8 31. Rde1 Rxe4 32. Rxe4 Qf5 33. Kc1 Qxh5 34. Kd2 Qh1 35. Re1 Qg2 36. Re2 g6 37. f5 Rb4 38. Qe3 Qxd5+ 39. Ke1 Qxf5 40. Kf1 Kg7 41. Kg1 Qd5 42. Qe7 Rd4 43. Kh2 Rd1 44. Re1 Rxe1 45. Qxe1 Qe5 46. Qd2 c4 47. f4 Qe4 48. Qc3+ Kg8 49. Qf6 d5 50. g4 Qe6 51. Qd8+ Kg7 52. f5 gxf5 53. gxf5 Qxf5 54. Qc7 Qc2+ 55. Kh3 Qf5+ 56. Kh2 Qg5 57. Qc5 Qd2+ 58. Kh3 Qxb2 59. Qg1+ Kh7 60. Qe3 Qf6 61. Kh2 b2 62. Qe1 Qf5 0-1