Chess24 Jan Gustafsson on Alpha Zero

75th Tata Steel Wijk aan Zee 2013 (1)

Karjakin and Harikrishna winners in Tata Steel Round 1

The first round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee saw just two decisive results. Sergey Karjakin got a huge advantage out of the opening against Hou Yifan after she appeared to miss the power of 11.c4! leaving her position very difficult. Hou struggled on and may have missed a chance to resist even more, It seems 29. Ke7 going on to defend her kingside pawns would have been more tenacious. (Karjakin's 28.h3 seems significantly weaker than 28.h4 which allows this). Karjakin regarded the win as a present from Hou and he went on to win on move 49. Pentala Harikrishna played very conservatively against Anish Giri and only got a symbolic advantage in a rook and pawn ending. Giri then played two or three inaccurate moves and ended up losing, all very careless from him. Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana contested an English Variation with very old theory. Both ended up with strong bishops of opposite colour which forced trades of the other pieces for a draw after Carlsen's careless 28.a4?! rather than Qf2 but the game was still not by any means winning even then.. Peter Leko missed some stronger and probably winning continuations after Erwin L'Ami sacrificed a pawn to try and free his position and the game eventually drifted to a draw. Levon Aronian set some tricky ideas for Loek van Wely and was pleased with his play but the Dutchman hung on to draw well in the end. Hikaru Nakamura chose a variation of the French that appeared to hand Viswanathan Anand as white a huge initiative but it seems that the position is extremely well investigated and it may be that white can't break through and may even have to be careful. Ivan Sokolov got a nagging but small advantage against Wang Hao and they drew a fairly interesting game.

Sergey Karjakin got a huge advantage from the opening against Hou Yifan but it was still remarkably difficult to put the Chinese player away. In the end she may have missed an opportunity to make things even more difficult.

Karjakin,Sergey - Hou Yifan [C11]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.7), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.f4 c5 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Be3 b6 8.Be2

[8.Qd2; 8.Bd3 Ba6 9.Bxa6 Nxa6 10.Qe2 Nc7 11.0-0 Qc8 12.Kh1 Qa6 13.Qxa6 Nxa6 14.Nb5 0-0 15.c3 Rfc8 16.a4 Nab8 17.Na3 Nc6 18.Nc2 1/2-1/2 Player,E (2105)-Dempsey,P (2168)/Scarborough ENG 1999]

8...Ba6 9.0-0 Bxe2 10.Nxe2 Nc6?

One would have to conclude that Hou Yifan missed the power of white's next.

11.c4! dxc4 12.d5! exd5 13.Qxd5

Hou Yifan

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Sergey Karjakin

Position after 13.Qd5

13...Nb4?

[13...Qc7 Is perhaps better but her position is already deeply compromised.]

14.Qxc4 b5 15.Qe4 Qc8 16.Nc3 Qc6 17.Qxc6 Nxc6 18.Nxb5

The game is over. White won't make any mistake although Hou Yifan does remarkably well to last as long as she did.

18...Rb8 19.Nc7+ Kd8 20.Nd5 Rxb2 21.Rfd1 Re8 22.Rac1 Rxa2

Black might as well grab more material. She can't move anything else anyway.

23.Nd2 g5 24.Ne4 gxf4 25.Bxc5 Bxc5+ 26.Nxc5 Rg8 27.g3!!

Just a nice touch underlining just how bad black stands.

27...fxg3 28.h3?!

The planned follow up but it seems that black might have been able to put up stiff resistance after this.

[28.h4 Ndxe5 29.Nc3+ Kc8 30.Nxa2 Nf3+ 31.Kg2 Nxh4+ 32.Kh3 seems more accurate.]

28...Ndxe5 29.Nb4+

Hou Yifan

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Sergey Karjakin

Position after 29.Nb4+

29...Ke8

This is significantly worse than Ke7.

[29...Ke7 I think the point is black can defend her remaining pawns more easily from this square. 30.Nxa2 was better. 30...Nd4 31.Rxd4 (31.Rxd4 Nf3+ 32.Kg2 Nxd4 33.Re1+ Kd6 34.Ne4+) 31...Nf3+ 32.Kg2]

30.Nxa2 Nf3+ 31.Kg2 Nh4+ 32.Kf1 Nf3 33.Ne4 g2+ 34.Kf2 g1Q+ 35.Rxg1 Rxg1 36.Rxc6

Now it's just a question of technique.

36...Ra1 37.Nf6+ Ke7 38.Nc3 Ne5 39.Ncd5+ Kd8 40.Rc3 Ra2+ 41.Kg3 Rd2 42.Kf4 Ng6+ 43.Kg5 Ne7 44.Nxe7 Kxe7 45.Re3+ Kd8 46.Ra3 Rg2+ 47.Ng4 h6+ 48.Kh4 f5 49.Nxh6 1-0

Carlsen and Karjakin played theory even older than I am. In the end the position was just equal.

Carlsen,Magnus - Caruana,Fabiano [A10]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.2), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.c4 g6 2.e4 e5 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.g3 d6 5.Nge2 c5 6.d3 Nc6 7.Bg2 Nge7 8.a3

[8.0-0 1/2-1/2 Zilber,I-Ostrauskas,A/Minsk 1957/MCD (43)]

8...Nd4

It's all old stuff but Caruana now plays in very direct style.

[8...a6 1/2-1/2 Sofrevski,J-Bertok,M/Titograd 1965/MCD (32); 8...0-0 9.Rb1 f5 10.0-0 h6 11.Nd5 1/2-1/2 Adams,N (2205)-Parkanyi,A (2361)/Budapest HUN 2008/The Week in Chess 731]

9.b4 Bg4 10.h3 Bxe2 11.Nxe2 Nxe2 12.Qxe2 Nc6 13.Rb1 b6 14.0-0 0-0 15.Be3 Rc8 16.Qd2 Rc7 17.Kh1 Kh8 18.Rb2

Was this to encourage f5?

18...f5 19.Rbb1 Nd4 20.Bxd4 cxd4 21.exf5 gxf5 22.Bd5 Qe8 23.b5 Re7 24.Rbe1 e4 25.f4

Black won't be able to hold the e4 pawn there for long.

25...exf3 26.Rxe7 Qxe7 27.Rxf3 Be5!

Fabiano Caruana

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Magnus Carlsen

Position after 27....Be5

White has the light squares, black the dark ones and he immediately counter-attacks. Now Carlsen makes an inaccuracy that makes the draw inevitable.

28.a4?!

28. Qf2 was better as both players agreed after the game. "He can play for a long time and it's quite unpleasant." - Caruana.

28...Qg7 29.Qf2 Rf6 30.Rxf5

Heading to a draw.

30...Bxg3 31.Qf3 Be5 32.Be6 Rxf5 33.Bxf5 Qg5 34.Be4 Kg7 35.Qg4 Qxg4 36.hxg4 h6 37.Kg2 1/2-1/2

Harikrishna,Pentala - Giri,Anish [C10]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.3), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Nf3 Ngf6 6.Nxf6+ Nxf6 7.g3

[7.Be3 1/2-1/2 Vuckovic,B (2506)-Kosic,D (2489)/Bar SCG 2006/The Week in Chess 594 (26)]

7...b6 8.Bg2 Bb7 9.0-0 Bd6 10.Qe2

White is hardly playing cutting edge chess. He's just looking for a tiny advantage to do at least some pressing with. Most probably he would be happy with a draw in his first major tournament.

[10.b3]

10...0-0 11.Rd1 h6

[11...Qc8 12.Bg5 Ne4 13.Be3 Nf6 14.a4 a5 15.c3 h6 16.Rac1 Rd8 17.h3 Be4 18.Bf1 Qb7 19.Nd2 Bc6 20.b3 Ba3 21.Rc2 Nd5 22.Nc4 Nxe3 23.Qxe3 Be7 24.Ne5 Rab8 25.Re1 Bf6 26.f4 Bxe5 27.fxe5 b5 28.axb5 Bxb5 29.c4 Be8 30.Rc3 Qb6 31.Rd3 a4 32.bxa4 Bxa4 33.Bg2 Qb4 34.Rc1 Qb2 35.Qd2 Qxd2 36.Rxd2 Rb4 37.Rc3 Bb3 38.Bf1 c5 39.Rb2 Bd1 0-1 Nakamura,H (2741)-Grachev,B (2654)/Moscow RUS 2010/The Week in Chess 837]

12.c4 Qe7 13.Ne5 Bxg2 14.Kxg2 Bxe5 15.Qxe5 Rfd8 16.Qe2 Rd7 17.Be3 Rad8 18.Qf3 Ne8 19.b3 Nd6 20.d5

At least getting a weakness to play at.

20...Nf5 21.Re1 Qf6 22.dxe6 fxe6 23.Bf4 Nh4+!?

Completely shattering white's kingside at the expense of a pawn.

24.gxh4 Rf8 25.Rad1 Rxd1 26.Rxd1 Qxf4 27.Qxf4 Rxf4 28.Kg3 Rf5 29.Rd8+ Kh7 30.Rd7 Rc5 31.Re7 Kg6 32.Rxe6+ Kf7 33.Re4

This ending should be a draw with best play.

33...a5 34.Kg4 Kf6 35.f4 c6 36.h5 b5 37.a4 bxa4 38.bxa4 Rf5 39.Rd4 Rc5 40.h3 Ke6 41.Re4+ Kf6 42.h4 Rf5?!

Anish Giri

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Pentala Harikrishna

Position after 42...Rf5

[42...Kf7 43.Re5 Rxc4 44.Rxa5 and in the end this should be holdable.]

43.Re8 Rc5 44.Ra8

Now white has activated his position.

44...Ke6 45.Ra6 Kf6?!

More carelessness weakening his position.

[45...Kf7 46.Ra7+ Kf6 47.Ra6 Ke6 48.Ra8 Kf7 49.Ra6 Kf6]

46.Ra7 g6 47.hxg6 Kxg6 48.Ra8

Black's whole problem is that after the last few moves white has a passed f-pawn and will soon obtain a passed a-pawn and a winning position.

48...Kf6

[48...h5+]

49.Rf8+ Ke6 50.Re8+ Kf6 51.Re5!

Anish Giri

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Pentala Harikrishna

Position after 51.Re5

Exact. This transposes to a winning ending. It was less promising to play Re4 and try and bring the king round.

51...Rxc4 52.Rf5+ Ke6 53.Rxa5 Kf6 54.Ra8 c5 55.a5 Ra4 56.a6 c4

White will catch the c-pawn with his king, the f-pawn will advance and deflect the black king.

57.a7 Kg7 58.Kf3 c3 59.Ke3 1-0

Hikaru Nakamura played a variation of the French that looks grovelly but may just turn out to be perfectly fine for black. You wouldn't want to play this without detailed preparation though.

Anand,Viswanathan - Nakamura,Hikaru [C11]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.4), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.f4 c5 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Be3 cxd4 8.Nxd4 Qb6 9.Qd2 Qxb2 10.Rb1 Qa3 11.Bb5 Nxd4 12.Bxd4 a6 13.Bxd7+

[13.Rb3 1-0 Topalov,V (2775)-Nakamura,H (2774)/Monaco MNC 2011/The Week in Chess 855 (42)]

13...Bxd7 14.Rb3 Qe7

This variation looks incredibly dangerous for black but has been played a lot especially in correspondence chess. This game seems to confirm black has no problems. You wouldn't want to be playing this unprepared.

15.Rxb7 Qh4+ 16.Bf2 Qd8 17.Bb6

[17.0-0 1/2-1/2 Karjakin,S (2776)-Nakamura,H (2774)/Monaco MNC 2011/The Week in Chess 855 (124)]

17...Qc8 18.Rc7 Qd8

Hikaru Nakamura

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Viswanathan Anand

Position after 18...Qd8

[18...Qb8]

19.Qd4 Rc8

[19...Rb8]

20.Rxc8

Calling off winning attempts which don't seem to be there anyway.

[20.Ra7 Qh4+ 21.g3 Qh3 22.Rxd7 Kxd7 23.Qa4+ Rc6 24.Qxa6 Rxc3 25.Qb7+ Ke8 26.Qa8+ Kd7 27.Qa4+ Kc8 28.Qa6+ Kd7 29.Qa4+ Kc8 30.Qa6+ Kd7 31.Qa4+ 1/2-1/2 Solodovnichenko,Y (2598)-Ikonnikov,V (2537)/Ghent BEL 2012/The Week in Chess 924; 20.Rc6; 20.Ra7 Qe7 21.0-0 Qb4 22.Rf3 g6]

20...Qxc8 21.0-0 Qc6

[21...a5 22.Rf3 Qc6 23.a4 Bb4 24.Na2 Qxa4 25.Nxb4 Qxb4 26.Qxb4 axb4 27.Bc5 f6 28.Bxb4 Kf7 29.Rc3 Bb5 30.Rc7+ Kg6 31.Kf2 h5 32.Bc3 Ba6 33.Bd4 1/2-1/2 Wedel,L (2113) -Skogfeldt,T (2202)/ICCF email 2010/Corr 2013]

22.Rb1 Be7 23.Qe3

[23.f5 f6 amongst other moves is perfectly satisfactory.]

23...0-0 24.Bd4 Rc8 25.Rb6 Qc4 26.Rb7 Qc6 27.Rb6 Qc4 28.Rb7 Qc6 1/2-1/2

Sokolov,Ivan - Wang,Hao [E52]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.5), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 0-0 5.Bd3 d5 6.Nf3 b6 7.a3 Bd6

[7...Bxc3+ 8.bxc3 Ba6 9.cxd5 Bxd3 10.Qxd3 Qxd5 11.c4 Qb7 12.Bb2 Nbd7= Granda Zuniga,J-Timman,J Buenos Aires 1991]

8.e4 dxe4 9.Nxe4 Nbd7 10.0-0 Bb7 11.Nxd6

[11.Qe2; 11.Nc3!? Timmam,J]

11...cxd6 12.Bf4

[12.Bg5 h6 13.Bh4 d5 14.cxd5 Bxd5 15.Re1 Qc7 16.Ne5 Rfc8 17.Re3 Bb7 18.Qd2 Nxe5 19.dxe5 Nd5 20.Re4 Kf8 21.Rae1 Qc5 22.Rg4 Rc7 23.Bh7 g5 24.Bg3 f6 25.exf6 Rxh7 26.h4 gxh4 27.Rxh4 Qc6 28.Rc1 Qd7 29.Rxh6 Rc8 30.Bd6+ Ke8 31.Rxc8+ Bxc8 32.f7+ 1-0 Korchnoi,V (2635)-Timman,J (2590)/Horgen SUI 1995]

12...e5 13.dxe5 Bxf3 14.Qxf3 Nxe5 15.Qd1 Nxd3 16.Qxd3 d5 17.Rfd1 dxc4 18.Qxc4 Qc8 19.Rac1 Qxc4 20.Rxc4 Rfd8 21.Rxd8+ Rxd8 22.f3 Nd5 23.Bd2 f6 24.Kf2 Kf7 25.g4 Rd7 26.a4 g5 27.Ke2 h6 28.b4 Ne7 29.b5 f5

White has a small edge but it doesn't trouble Wang Hao.

30.f4 fxg4 31.fxg5 h5 32.Rf4+ Kg7 33.Rf6 Ng6 34.a5 bxa5 35.Ra6 Ne5!?

Wang Hao

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Ivan Sokolov

Position after 35...Ne5

Not a move you would play without precise calculation.

36.Bc3 Re7 37.Kf2 h4 38.Rh6 a4 39.Ra6 Kf7 40.Rxa4 Kg6 41.Bxe5

It's just a draw.

1/2-1/2

Leko,Peter - L'Ami,Erwin [B80]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.6), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.g3 e6 7.Bg2 Be7 8.0-0 0-0 9.a4 Nc6 10.Be3 Bd7 11.Qe2 Nxd4

[11...Qc7 12.h3 Nxd4 13.Bxd4 e5 14.Be3 Be6 15.Rfd1 Rac8 16.Kh2 1/2-1/2 Movsesian,S (2647)-Atalik,S (2554)/ Sarajevo BIH 2004/The Week in Chess 499]

12.Bxd4 Bc6 13.a5

[13.f4]

13...Nd7 14.Rfd1 Re8 15.Na4 Bf6?! 16.Bxf6 Qxf6 17.Rxd6 Qe5 18.Qd2 Nf6

Erwin L'Ami

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Peter Leko

Position after 18...Nf6

19.Nc3

[19.f4 Qh5 20.e5 Bxg2 21.Kxg2 Ne4 22.Qd1 Qxd1 23.Rdxd1]

19...g5 20.Qd4

[20.Rd1]

20...Ng4 21.Rd1 Rac8 22.h3 Qxd4 23.R6xd4 Ne5 24.f4 gxf4 25.gxf4 Ng6 26.e5 Bxg2 27.Kxg2 Rc5 28.Ra4 Kg7

It seems that black has enough play for the pawn.

29.Kf3 Re7 30.Rdd4 Rec7 31.Ke4 Ne7 32.Kd3 Nc6 33.Rdc4 Rd7+ 34.Ke3 Rxc4 35.Rxc4 Nxa5 36.Rc5

It's dead level.

36...Nc6 37.Ne4 Kg6 38.Nd6 Ne7 39.Ke4 Nf5 40.Nxf5 exf5+ 41.Kf3 f6 42.b4 fxe5 43.fxe5 Rd4 44.b5 axb5 45.Rxb5 Re4 46.Rb6+ Kg5 47.Rxb7 Rxe5 48.Rxh7 Rc5 49.Rg7+ Kf6 50.Rg2 Rc3+ 51.Kf4 Rxh3 52.Rg8 Rc3 53.Rf8+ Ke7 54.Rxf5 Rxc2 1/2-1/2

Aronian,Levon - Van Wely,Loek [E90]
75th Tata Steel GMA Wijk aan Zee NED (1.1), 12.01.2013
[Crowther, Mark]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 0-0 6.h3

Not exactly critical but leads to reasonable play for white.

6...e5 7.d5 Nh5 8.g3 a5 9.Nh2 Na6 10.Be2 Nf6 11.h4

[11.g4; 11.Ng4 1-0 Macieja,B (2639)-Souleidis,G (2410)/ Peristeri GRE 2010/The Week in Chess 818 (40)]

11...Nc5 12.Bf3 c6 13.Be3 Qb6 14.0-0 Qxb2 15.Bxc5 dxc5 16.Na4 Qd4 17.Nb6 Ra6 18.Rb1 Bh3 19.Re1 Qxd1 20.Bxd1 h5

Black is a pawn up but white has plenty of positional trumps for it.

21.Nf3 Bg4 22.Ng5 Bxd1 23.Rexd1 a4 24.dxc6 bxc6 25.Rd6 Rb8 26.Rxc6 Nd7 27.Rc8+ Rxc8 28.Nxc8 f6 29.Rb7 fxg5 30.Rxd7 gxh4 31.Ne7+ Kh7 32.gxh4 Rb6

Activating the black rook and winning the a-pawn eventually.

33.Nd5 Rb2 34.Nf6+ Kh6 35.Ne8 Bh8 36.a3 Rb3 37.Nd6 Rxa3 38.Nf7+ Kg7 39.Ng5+ Kg8 40.Rd8+ Kg7

Loek van Wely

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Levon Aronian

Position after 40...Kg7

Time control has been made. Black's dark squared bishop looks terrible, which indeed it is but it turns out white can't exploit it.

41.Rc8 Ra1+ 42.Kg2 a3 43.Rxc5 a2 44.Ra5 Kf8 45.c5 Bf6

Getting back in the game just in time. The game will quickly be drawn.

46.Ra8+ Ke7 47.Ra7+ Ke8 48.c6 Bxg5 49.hxg5 Rc1 50.Rxa2 Rxc6 51.Ra5 Re6 52.Kf3 Kf7 53.Kg2

There's nothing to do.

1/2-1/2

75th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-27 i 2013 cat. XX (2732)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2780 * . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
2. Harikrishna, Pentala g IND 2698 . * . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
3. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2861 . . * . ½ . . . . . . . . . ½ 2781
4. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2802 . . . * . . . . . ½ . . . . ½ 2679
5. Caruana, Fabiano g ITA 2781 . . ½ . * . . . . . . . . . ½ 2861
6. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2772 . . . . . * ½ . . . . . . . ½ 2769
7. Nakamura, Hikaru g USA 2769 . . . . . ½ * . . . . . . . ½ 2772
8. Wang, Hao g CHN 2752 . . . . . . . * . . ½ . . . ½ 2663
9. Leko, Peter g HUN 2735 . . . . . . . . * . . ½ . . ½ 2627
10. Van Wely, Loek g NED 2679 . . . ½ . . . . . * . . . . ½ 2802
11. Sokolov, Ivan g NED 2663 . . . . . . . ½ . . * . . . ½ 2752
12. L'Ami, Erwin g NED 2627 . . . . . . . . ½ . . * . . ½ 2735
13. Giri, Anish g NED 2720 . 0 . . . . . . . . . . * . 0
14. Hou, Yifan g CHN 2603 0 . . . . . . . . . . . . * 0
Round 1 (January 12, 2013)
Karjakin, Sergey - Hou, Yifan 1-0 49 C11 French Defence
Harikrishna, Pentala - Giri, Anish 1-0 59 C10 French Rubinstein
Carlsen, Magnus - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 37 A10 Dutch, QI and KID Systems
Aronian, Levon - Van Wely, Loek ½-½ 53 E90 King's Indian Classical
Anand, Viswanathan - Nakamura, Hikaru ½-½ 28 C11 French Defence
Leko, Peter - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 54 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Sokolov, Ivan - Wang, Hao ½-½ 41 E52 Nimzo Indian
75th Tata Steel GpB Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-27 i 2013 cat. XV (2620)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Tiviakov, Sergei g NED 2655 * . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
2. Timman, Jan H g NED 2566 . * . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
3. Naiditsch, Arkadij g GER 2708 . . * ½ . . . . . . . . . . ½ 2688
4. Movsesian, Sergei g ARM 2688 . . ½ * . . . . . . . . . . ½ 2708
5. Edouard, Romain g FRA 2686 . . . . * . . ½ . . . . . . ½ 2619
6. Turov, Maxim g RUS 2630 . . . . . * . . . . . ½ . . ½ 2572
7. Rapport, Richard g HUN 2621 . . . . . . * . . . ½ . . . ½ 2581
8. Nikolic, Predrag BIH 2619 . . . . ½ . . * . . . . . . ½ 2686
9. Smeets, Jan g NED 2615 . . . . . . . . * ½ . . . . ½ 2600
10. Dubov, Daniil g RUS 2600 . . . . . . . . ½ * . . . . ½ 2615
11. Van Kampen, Robin g NED 2581 . . . . . . ½ . . . * . . . ½ 2621
12. Grandelius, Nils g SWE 2572 . . . . . ½ . . . . . * . . ½ 2630
13. Ipatov, Alexander g TUR 2587 0 . . . . . . . . . . . * . 0
14. Ernst, Sipke g NED 2556 . 0 . . . . . . . . . . . * 0
Round 1 (January 12, 2013)
Tiviakov, Sergei - Ipatov, Alexander 1-0 43 B10 Caro Kann
Movsesian, Sergei - Naiditsch, Arkadij ½-½ 44 A18 English Opening
Edouard, Romain - Nikolic, Predrag ½-½ 35 C18 French Winawer
Turov, Maxim - Grandelius, Nils ½-½ 30 A45 Trompowsky
Rapport, Richard - Van Kampen, Robin ½-½ 29 A36 English Botvinnik
Dubov, Daniil - Smeets, Jan ½-½ 70 D11 Slav Defence
Ernst, Sipke - Timman, Jan H 0-1 50 E20 Nimzo Indian
75th Tata Steel GpC Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-27 i 2013 cat. X (2476)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Peralta, Fernando g ARG 2617 * . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
2. Brunello, Sabino g ITA 2572 . * . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
3. Mekhitarian, Krikor Sevag g BRA 2543 . . * . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
4. Kovchan, Alexander g UKR 2579 . . . * . . ½ . . . . . . . ½ 2508
5. Romanishin, Oleg M g UKR 2521 . . . . * . . . ½ . . . . . ½ 2400
6. Gretarsson, Hjorvar Steinn m ISL 2516 . . . . . * . ½ . . . . . . ½ 2450
7. Swinkels, Robin g NED 2508 . . . ½ . . * . . . . . . . ½ 2579
8. Van Der Werf, Mark m NED 2450 . . . . . ½ . * . . . . . . ½ 2516
9. Bitensky, Igor m ISR 2400 . . . . ½ . . . * . . . . . ½ 2521
10. Admiraal, Miguoel f NED 2321 . . . . . . . . . * ½ . . . ½ 2295
11. Schut, Lisa wm NED 2295 . . . . . . . . . ½ * . . . ½ 2321
12. Burg, Twan m NED 2492 . . 0 . . . . . . . . * . . 0
13. Klein, David m NED 2445 . 0 . . . . . . . . . . * . 0
14. Goryachkina, Aleksandra wg RUS 2402 0 . . . . . . . . . . . . * 0
Round 1 (January 12, 2013)
Peralta, Fernando - Goryachkina, Aleksandra 1-0 80 D47 Queens Gambit Meran
Brunello, Sabino - Klein, David 1-0 58 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Mekhitarian, Krikor Sevag - Burg, Twan 1-0 38 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Gretarsson, Hjorvar Steinn - Van Der Werf, Mark ½-½ 55 E06 Catalan
Swinkels, Robin - Kovchan, Alexander ½-½ 43 D97 Gruenfeld Russian
Bitensky, Igor - Romanishin, Oleg M ½-½ 29 C84 Ruy Lopez Centre Attack
Schut, Lisa - Admiraal, Miguoel ½-½ 38 B32 Sicilian Labourdonnais

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