5th Norway Chess 2017 / Round 4

 

There were three victories in Round 4; all White wins.

 

aroniancarlsenLevon Aronian defeated the current World Champion Magnus Carlsen in very convincing fashion in a Semi-Slav.

 

[Event “5th Norway Chess 2017”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.06.10”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Aronian, Levon (ARM)”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus (NOR)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “69”]
[EventDate “2017.06.10”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 a6 6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O Qe7 10. Bc2 Rd8 11. a3 Bxa3 12. Rxa3 Qxa3 13. c5 b6 14. b4 Ne4 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Bxe4 Rb8 17. Bxh7+ Kxh7 18. Ng5+ Kg8 19. Qh5 Nf6 20. Qxf7+ Kh8 21. Qc7 Bd7 22. Nf7+ Kh7 23. Nxd8 Rc8 24. Qxb6 Nd5 25. Qa7 Rxd8 26. e4 Qd3 27. exd5 Qxd2 28. Qc7 Qg5 29. dxc6 Bc8 30. h3 Qd5 31. Rd1 e5 32. Rd3 exd4 33. Qe7 Bf5 34. Rg3 Bg6 35. Qh4+ 1-0

 

 

girianandAnish Giri defeated former World Champion Vishy Anand in an English. 

 

[Event “5th Norway Chess 2017”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.06.10”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Giri, Anish (NED)”]
[Black “Anand, Viswanathan (IND)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2017.06.10”]
[SourceDate “2017.06.10”]

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. e3 Nf6 5. b4 Nxd5 6. bxc5 Nf6 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. Be2 O-O 9. Bb2 d6 10. cxd6 cxd6 11. O-O Re8 12. a4 b6 13. d3 Bg4 14. h3 Bh5 15. g4 Bg6 16. Nh4 Rc8 17. Nxg6 hxg6 18. Bf3 g5 19. Bg2 Nd7 20. f4 gxf4 21. exf4 Nc5 22. fxe5 dxe5 23. Bd5 Rf8 24. Qf3 Qd7 25. Bc3 Ne6 26. Rae1 Ne7 27. Rxe5 Nxd5 28. Rxd5 Qxa4 29. g5 Rc5 30. h4 Rxd5 31. cxd5 Nc5 32. g6 Qd7 33. Bb4 1-0

 

 

nakamvlNikaru Nakamura defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a Najdorf Sicilian. 

 

[Event “5th Norway Chess 2017”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.06.10”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Nakamura, Hikaru (USA)”]
[Black “Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (FRA)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2017.06.10”]
[SourceDate “2017.06.10”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bd3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Ng3 Be6 10. Nd5 Bxd5 11. exd5 g6 12. c4 Ne8 13. Bh6 Ng7 14. b4 Nd7 15. Rc1 a5 16. a3 axb4 17. axb4 Ra3 18. Ne4 f5 19. Nc3 e4 20. Be2 Bg5 21. Bxg5 Qxg5 22. c5 Ne5 23. c6 Nh5 24. Bxh5 gxh5 25. Kh1 Qh4 26. Qd4 Ng4 27. h3 f4 28. Kg1 e3 29. hxg4 hxg4 30. cxb7 exf2+ 31. Rxf2 g3 32. Rxf4 Qh2+ 33. Kf1 1-0

 

#NamePtsSB
1Nakamura, Hikaru35.5
2Aronian, Levon2.55
 Kramnik, Vladimir2.54
4Caruana, Fabiano24
 Karjakin, Sergey23.75
 So, Wesley23.75
 Giri, Anish23.25
8Carlsen, Magnus1.53.5
 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime1.52.5
10Anand, Viswanathan11.75

 

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