Michael Adams – Fabiano Caruana 1-0

The London Chess Classic 2014 main section has begun with six players. The field includes top chess stars Michael Adams, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik. Also read a short report at Chess Blog. Replay the games of Round 1 below.


Kramnik, Vladimir (2769) – Anand, Vishy (2793)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: London ENG
Date: 2014.12.10
[…] 1.c4 e6 2.♘c3 d5 3.d4 c6 4.♘f3 ♘f6 5.♗g5 dxc4 6.e4 b5 7.e5 h6 8.♗h4 g5 9.♘xg5 hxg5 10.♗xg5 ♘bd7 11.g3 ♗b7 12.♗g2 ♕b6 13.exf6 O-O-O 14.O-O c5 15.d5 b4 16.♘a4 ♕b5 17.a3 ♘b8 18.axb4 cxb4 19.♕g4 ♗xd5 20.♖fc1 ♘c6 21.♗xd5 ♖xd5 22.♖xc4 ♖xg5 23.♕d4 ♔b8 24.♖xc6 ♖xg3+ 25.fxg3 ♕xc6 26.♖d1 ♕c7 27.b3 ♔c8 28.♕e4 ♔b8 29.♕d4 ♔c8 30.♕d3 ♗c5+ 31.♘xc5 ♕xc5+ 32.♔f1 ♕c3 33.♕xc3+ bxc3 34.h4 e5 35.♔e2 c2 36.♖c1 ♔d7 37.♖xc2 ♔e6 38.♖c6+ ♔f5 39.♔f3 e4+ 40.♔e3 ♖b8 41.♖c5+ ♔xf6 42.♔xe4 ♖xb3 43.♖a5 ♖xg3 44.♔f4 ♖g1 45.♖xa7 ♔g7