FIDE Grand Prix 3rd stage Geneva 2017 8th round

Radjabov is leading  with 5.5 points.

Results of the 8th round

GM Radjabov Teimour 2724 5 ½ – ½ 4 GM Riazantsev Alexander 2654
GM Grischuk Alexander 2761 ½ – ½ 4 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2800
GM Li Chao B 2735 1 – 0 GM Harikrishna Pentala 2737
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2742 4 1 – 0 GM Aronian Levon 2809
GM Gelfand Boris 2728 ½ – ½ GM Eljanov Pavel 2739
GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2703 ½ – ½ 3 GM Inarkiev Ernesto 2707
GM Hou Yifan 2666 0 – 1 GM Giri Anish 2775
GM Rapport Richard 2694 2 0 – 1 GM Adams Michael 2736
GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2638 ½ – ½ GM Svidler Peter 2749

Standings after 8 rounds

1 GM Radjabov Teimour AZE 2724 5,5
2 GM Grischuk Alexander RUS 2761 5,0
GM Nepomniachtchi Ian RUS 2742 5,0
4 GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar AZE 2800 4,5
GM Giri Anish NED 2775 4,5
GM Harikrishna Pentala IND 2737 4,5
GM Adams Michael ENG 2736 4,5
GM Li Chao B CHN 2735 4,5
GM Riazantsev Alexander RUS 2654 4,5
10 GM Svidler Peter RUS 2749 4,0
GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2739 4,0
GM Gelfand Boris ISR 2728 4,0
GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2703 4,0
14 GM Aronian Levon ARM 2809 3,5
GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2707 3,5
16 GM Hou Yifan CHN 2666 2,5
17 GM Rapport Richard HUN 2694 2,0
GM Salem A.R. Saleh UAE 2638 2,0

Some games of the round

[Event "Geneva Grand Prix 2017"]

[Site "Geneva SUI"]

[Date "2017.07.14"]

[Round "8.7"]

[White "Hou, Yifan"]

[Black "Giri, Anish"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "B84"]

[WhiteElo "2666"]

[BlackElo "2775"]

[PlyCount "136"]

[EventDate "2017.07.06"]

 

  1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. f4

O-O 9. Kh1 Qc7 10. Qe1 Nc6 11. Be3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. Qg3 Bb7 14. a3 Rad8 15.

Rae1 Bc6 16. Bd3 Qd7 17. Rf3 e5 18. fxe5 Nh5 19. Qh3 Qxh3 20. Rxh3 Nf4 21. Rf3

Nxd3 22. cxd3 dxe5 23. Bxe5 b4 24. axb4 Bxb4 25. Rc1 Rc8 26. h3 f6 27. Bg3 Rfd8

  1. Bf2 Bb7 29. Kh2 f5 30. Ra1 fxe4 31. dxe4 Rd2 32. Nd5 Bf8 33. b4 h6 34. Bc5

Bxc5 35. bxc5 Rxc5 36. Rb3 Bxd5 37. exd5 a5 38. d6 Rxd6 39. Rb8+ Kf7 40. Ra8

Rdd5 41. Ra7+ Kg6 42. Ra3 Rh5 43. Ra4 Rb5 44. h4 Rb4 45. R4xa5 Rhxh4+ 46. Kg3

Kh7 47. Ra3 h5 48. Rf7 Rh1 49. Re3 h4+ 50. Kf2 Rbb1 51. Ree7 Rhf1+ 52. Ke2

Rbe1+ 53. Kd3 Rxf7 54. Rxf7 Kh6 55. Kd2 Re6 56. Rf4 Kh5 57. Rf7 Rg6 58. Rf2 Kg4

  1. Ke1 Re6+ 60. Kf1 Rf6 61. Rxf6 gxf6 62. Kf2 Kf4 63. Kg1 Kg3 64. Kf1 h3 65.

Kg1 Kg4 66. gxh3+ Kxh3 67. Kf2 Kg4 68. Kg2 Kf4 0-1

Pairings of the 9th round

GM Nepomniachtchi Ian 2742 5 GM Radjabov Teimour 2724
GM Giri Anish 2775 5 GM Grischuk Alexander 2761
GM Mamedyarov Shakhriyar 2800 GM Li Chao B 2735
GM Riazantsev Alexander 2654 GM Adams Michael 2736
GM Harikrishna Pentala 2737 4 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2703
GM Inarkiev Ernesto 2707 4 GM Gelfand Boris 2728
GM Svidler Peter 2749 4 GM Hou Yifan 2666
GM Eljanov Pavel 2739 4 2 GM Rapport Richard 2694
GM Aronian Levon 2809 2 GM Salem A.R. Saleh 2638

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