After exciting knockout games at the London Chess Classic 2013, it is Boris Gelfand of Israel and Hikaru Nakamura who are going to fight for the title at the Olympia Centre in London on Sunday. Here are all the knockout games from the semi-finals and quarter-finals. Read a full report on Chess Blog.


Kramnik, Vladimir (2793) – Anand, Viswanathan (2773)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: London ENG
Date: 2013.12.14
[…] 1.d4 ♘f6 2.c4 e6 3.♘f3 d5 4.♘c3 c6 5.♗g5 h6 6.♗xf6 ♕xf6 7.g3 dxc4 8.♗g2 ♘d7 9.O-O ♗e7 10.♘e4 ♕f5 11.♘ed2 e5 12.e4 ♕e6 13.♖c1 exd4 14.♘xd4 ♕f6 15.♘xc4 O-O 16.♘f5 ♘b6 17.♘xe7+ ♕xe7 18.♕d6 ♕d8 19.♖fd1 ♗g4 20.♕xd8 ♖fxd8 21.♖xd8+ ♖xd8 22.♘a5 ♗c8 23.b3 ♔f8 24.f4 ♖d2 25.a4 f6 26.♖e1 ♖c2 27.e5 ♖c5 28.b4 ♖c3 29.exf6 gxf6 30.b5 ♘c4 31.♘xc4 ♖xc4 32.bxc6 bxc6 33.a5 ♖c5 34.♗f3 ♗d7 35.♖a1 ♖c3 36.♔f2 ♖c2+ 37.♔e3 ♖c3+ 38.♔f2 ♖c2+ 39.♔e3 ♖c3+