Isle of Man International – Masters / Round 9 / Final

 

Carlsen and Nakamura drew in the final round.

Magnus Carlsen wins the Isle of Man International – Masters for 2017.

 

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus (NOR)”]
[Black “Nakamura, Hikaru (USA)”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[PlyCount “36”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. a3 Nc6 9. Qc2 Qa5 10. Rd1 Re8 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Qc1 Bf5 14. Bxf6 Nc2+ 15. Ke2 Nd4+ 16. Ke1 Nc2+ 17. Ke2 Nd4+ 18. Ke1 Nc2+ 1/2-1/2

 

Among the winners in the final round were:

Adams / Caruana / Anand / Kramnik / Shirov / Short

 

 

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Adams, Michael (ENG)”]
[Black “Xiong, Jeffery (USA)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “77”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 Nc6 6. Bb5 Nxc3 7. bxc3 Bd7 8. O-O e6 9. d4 Be7 10. e4 O-O 11. Re1 cxd4 12. cxd4 Rc8 13. Ba4 Nb4 14. Bb3 Bb5 15. Re3 Qb6 16. a4 Bc4 17. a5 Qa6 18. Bd2 Rfd8 19. Ra4 Qb5 20. h3 a6 21. Ra1 Qe8 22. Bxc4 Rxc4 23. Rb1 Nc2 24. Rc3 Rxc3 25. Bxc3 Na3 26. Rxb7 Nb5 27. Bb2 Nd6 28. Ra7 Rb8 29. Qe2 Bf8 30. Rxa6 Qa4 31. Ne5 Rc8 32. Qd3 Qa2 33. Bc3 Qa3 34. Rc6 Rxc6 35. Nxc6 Nxe4 36. Qxe4 Qxc3 37. g3 Qa1+ 38. Kg2 Qa4 39. Qf3 1-0

Final Position

 

 

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Akobian, Varuzhan (USA)”]
[Black “Caruana, Fabiano (USA)”]
[Result “0-1”]
[PlyCount “86”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 g6 4. Nc3 Bf5 5. d5 Bg7 6. Nd4 Bd7 7. e4 O-O 8. Be2 e6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Be3 exd5 11. exd5 Re8 12. Qd2 Kh7 13. O-O-O Na6 14. h4 Nc5 15. h5 g5 16. f3 Kg8 17. g4 Rb8 18. Rhe1 c6 19. Kb1 cxd5 20. cxd5 a6 21. Bd3 Nxd3 22. Qxd3 Rc8 23. Nde2 b5 24. Ng3 Rc4 25. Bd2 Rf8 26. Nf5 Bxf5 27. Qxf5 b4 28. Ne2 Nd7 29. Rc1 Rxc1+ 30. Rxc1 a5 31. Ng3 Re8 32. Re1 Nc5 33. Rxe8+ Qxe8 34. b3 a4 35. Bxb4 axb3 36. axb3 Qb8 37. Bxc5 dxc5 38. Ne4 Qxb3+ 39. Kc1 Bd4 40. Kd2 c4 41. Qc8+ Kg7 42. d6 Qd3+ 43. Kc1 Be3+ 0-1

Final Position

 

 

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Anand, Viswanathan (IND)”]
[Black “Hou, Yifan (CHN)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d3 Nf6 6. d4 d5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 Bg4 10. Bg5 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. c3 c6 13. Qc2 h6 14. Bf4 Nh5 15. Be5 Bg5 16. h3 Bxf3 17. Nxf3 Bf4 18. Bh7+ Kh8 19. Bxf4 Nxf4 20. Bf5 Qc7 21. Bxd7 Qxd7 22. Ne5 Qe6 23. Re3 Kg8 24. Rae1 Qc8 25. Nxf7 Rxe3 26. Rxe3 Kxf7 27. Rf3 Kg8 28. Rxf4 Qe6 29. Qf5 Re8 30. Qxe6+ Rxe6 31. Kf1 a5 32. Rf3 Rg6 33. a4 Rd6 34. Ke2 Rd8 35. Kd3 Rb8 36. Rf5 b5 37. axb5 Rxb5 38. Kc2 Rb7 39. f4 Rb8 40. g4 a4 41. Re5 Kf7 42. f5 Ra8 43. Re6 Rc8 44. Re5 Ra8 45. h4 a3 46. bxa3 Rxa3 47. Kb2 Ra8 48. g5 hxg5 49. hxg5 Rb8+ 50. Kc2 Rh8 51. Re6 Rh5 52. g6+ Kf8 53. f6 1-0

Final Position

 

 

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Jones, Gawain C B (ENG)”]
[Black “Kramnik, Vladimir (RUS)”]
[Result “0-1”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. c4 Ba6 9. Nd2 g6 10. Nf3 Qb4+ 11. Kd1 Ne7 12. Qc2 c5 13. Bd3 Bg7 14. Re1 O-O 15. Qb3 Nc6 16. Bd2 Qb6 17. Qxb6 axb6 18. Kc2 Rad8 19. a3 d6 20. exd6 Rxd6 21. Bc3 Na5 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Nd2 Rfd8 24. Re3 Bc8 25. Kc3 Bf5 26. Bxf5 Rxd2 27. Be4 R8d4 28. b3 Rxf2 29. Rf3 Re2 30. Bd5 c6 31. Bxf7 Nb7 32. b4 Nd6 0-1

Final Position

 

 

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Shirov, Alexei (LAT)”]
[Black “Howell, David W L (ENG)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Nd7 12. Nbd2 exd4 13. cxd4 Nc6 14. d5 Nce5 15. a4 Bb7 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. f4 Ng6 18. Nf3 Re8 19. axb5 axb5 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. b3 Bd8 22. f5 Nf8 23. Bf4 Qa6 24. Bd3 c4 25. bxc4 bxc4 26. Bc2 Bf6 27. Qd2 c3 28. Qd3 Qb6+ 29. Be3 Qa5 30. Rb1 Ba6 31. Qd1 Qc7 32. Rb6 Bb7 33. Qb1 Ba8 34. Qb4 Rd8 35. Ra6 Qe7 36. Bf4 Qb7 37. Qxb7 Bxb7 38. Rb6 Ba8 39. Bxd6 Nd7 40. Ra6 h6 41. e5 Nxe5 42. Bxe5 Bxe5 43. Nxe5 Bxd5 44. Ra5 Bxg2 45. Kxg2 Rd2+ 46. Kg3 Rxc2 47. Ra8+ Kh7 48. Nxf7 g5 49. Ne5 Re2 50. Ra7+ Kg8 51. Ng6 c2 52. f6 Re3+ 53. Kf2 c1=Q 54. Rg7# 1-0

Final Position

 

[Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2017.10.01”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Short, Nigel D (ENG)”]
[Black “Khmelniker, Ilya (ISR)”]
[Result “1-0”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2017.09.28”]
[SourceDate “2017.10.01”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 d6 5. c3 h6 6. Bh4 g5 7. Bg3 Nh5 8. e4 Nd7 9. Nc4 Ndf6 10. Bd3 Nxg3 11. hxg3 e6 12. Ne3 b6 13. d5 O-O 14. dxe6 fxe6 15. Qc2 Bb7 16. O-O-O g4 17. Nh2 Qe7 18. Nhxg4 Nxg4 19. Nxg4 Qg5+ 20. Ne3 b5 21. Kb1 b4 22. cxb4 c5 23. Bc4 Qe5 24. f3 d5 25. Ng4 Qg5 26. Be2 dxe4 27. f4 Qg6 28. Rd7 Bd5 29. Rxg7+ Kxg7 30. Qc3+ Kh7 31. Nxh6 Qxh6 32. Rxh6+ Kxh6 33. bxc5 1-0

Final Position

 

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