5th Norway Chess 2017 / Round 7

 

Levon-Aronian1Levon Aronian

 

Yet another win from the hands of Aronian on the Black side of a Giuoco Pianissimo.  He has beaten Carlsen, Kramnik, and now Karjakin.  Levon is in the lead by a half point with two more rounds to go.

 

[Event “5th Norway Chess 2017”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.06.14”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Karjakin, Sergey (RUS)”]
[Black “Aronian, Levon (ARM)”]
[Result “0-1”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2017.06.10”]
[SourceDate “2017.06.14”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. a4 a5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Be7 9. Bg3 d6 10. h3 Kh8 11. c3 Nh7 12. Qb3 f5 13. exf5 Bf6 14. Be6 Ne7 15. Nh4 Qe8 16. Bxc8 Rxc8 17. Ng6+ Nxg6 18. fxg6 Qxg6 19. Qxb7 Ng5 20. h4 Ne6 21. Qe4 Qh5 22. Nd2 Nf4 23. Bxf4 exf4 24. Qf3 Qxh4 25. Rfe1 Rb8 26. Nc4 g5 27. Re6 Bg7 28. Rg6 Rbe8 29. d4 Kh7 30. Qd3 Kg8 31. d5 f3 32. gxf3 Rf4 33. Kg2 Ref8 34. Nd2 g4 35. Kg1 R8f5 36. Ne4 Rxf3 37. Qd4 Re5 38. Ng3 Rxg3+ 39. fxg3 Qxg3+ 40. Kf1 Kh7 41. Rxg7+ Kxg7 0-1

Karjakin, Sergey (RUS) vs. Aronian, Levon (ARM),  ?,  Source2017.06.14,  Round 7Final Position

 

 

[Event “5th Norway Chess 2017”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.06.14”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (FRA)”]
[Black “Giri, Anish (NED)”]
[Result “0-1”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2017.06.10”]
[SourceDate “2017.06.14”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. Qd2 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. a4 b4 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15. exd5 Qb6 16. h4 h5 17. O-O-O Qa5 18. g4 Bxa4 19. Kb1 Bxb3 20. cxb3 Rh8 21. Rc1 Rae8 22. Rc6 Qb5 23. Rc7 a5 24. g5 a4 25. Qd4+ Kh7 26. bxa4 Qxa4 27. Re1 Rhf8 28. Ra7 Qb5 29. f4 Kg8 30. f5 gxf5 31. Kc2 b3+ 32. Kd1 Rc8 33. g6 Rc5 0-1

Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (FRA) vs. Giri, Anish (NED),  ?,  Source2017.06.14,  Round 7Final Position

 

#NamePtsSB
1Aronian, Levon516.5
2Nakamura, Hikaru4.515.25
3Giri, Anish412.5
 Kramnik, Vladimir412.5
5So, Wesley3.511
6Karjakin, Sergey311
 Caruana, Fabiano310.25
 Anand, Viswanathan39.75
9Carlsen, Magnus2.58.75
 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime2.58.5

Notice Carlsen is tied for last place.  When is the last time you’ve seen that?

 

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