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Geneva Chess Masters 2013 rapid tournament. Day 4, Semifinals: Games and Photos

Etienne Bacrot against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Etienne Bacrot and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.









Move
   

Bacrot, Etienne (2725) - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2753) [D52]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.1) 2013

1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qd2 Bb4 9. Rc1 b6 10. Bd3 Ba6 11. O-O O-O 12. e4 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Ba3 14. Rce1 c5 15. Bxa6 Qxa6 16. e5 cxd4 17. Qxd4 Qb7 18. Qa4 Bc5 19. Rd1 b5 20. Qg4 Rfc8 21. Bf6 Bf8 22. Ng5 Rc4 23. Rd4 Rxd4 24. cxd4 gxf6 25. Ne4+ Kh8 26. exf6 h6 27. h3 Qd5 28. Rc1 b4 29. Rc7 Qxd4 30. g3 Nxf6 31. Qf3 Nxe4 0-1


Shakhriyar Mamedyarov
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.










Move
   

Kramnik, Vladimir (2803) - Nakamura, Hikaru (2784) [A14]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.1) 2013

1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 b6 3. g3 Bb7 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. b3 O-O 7. Nc3 d5 8. Ne5 c5 9. Bb2 Nbd7 10. d4 cxd4 11. Qxd4 Bc5 12. Qf4 Nh5 13. Qf3 Nhf6 14. Nxd7 Qxd7 15. Rad1 Bc6 16. cxd5 exd5 17. e3 Rac8 18. Qf4 Qe6 19. Qh4 Ne4 20. Nxd5 f5 21. Bxe4 fxe4 22. Qg5 Rf7 23. Nf4 Qe7 24. Qxe7 Rxe7 25. Rd2 Rd7 26. Rc2 Re8 27. Rfc1 Bb5 28. Kg2 Kf7 29. a4 Ba6 30. h4 Red8 31. g4 Bd6 32. Nh5 Bd3 33. Rc8 Rxc8 34. Rxc8 Be2 35. Ng3 Bf3+ 36. Kh3 Bc5 37. Bd4 Bxd4 38. exd4 g6 39. Nf1 Bd1 40. Rc3 Rxd4 41. Ne3 h5 42. g5 Bg4+ 43. Kg3 Be6 44. Kf4 Rd2 45. Ke5 Rd7 46. b4 Re7 47. Kf4 Ke8 48. a5 bxa5 49. bxa5 Rb7 50. Ke5 Ke7 51. Rc5 a6 52. Kxe4 Kd6 53. Kd4 Rf7 54. Nc4+ Bxc4 55. Rxc4 1/2-1/2


Vladimir Kramnik and Hikaru Nakamura
The tournament hall. Vladimir Kramnik and Hikaru Nakamura, semifinals, game 1.










Move
   

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2753) - Bacrot, Etienne (2725) [A85]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.2) 2013

1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 d6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. Qc2 g6 6. e4 fxe4 7. Nxe4 Bg7 8. Nxf6+ exf6 9. Be3 O-O 10. Bd3 f5 11. Ne2 Nf6 12. h3 Bd7 13. d5 Nh5 14. O-O-O f4 15. Bd4 f3 16. gxf3 Rxf3 17. h4 Qf8 18. Be4 Bh6+ 19. Kb1 Re8 20. Ka1 Bf5 21. Bxf5 Qxf5 22. Qxf5 gxf5 23. Nc3 a6 24. c5 Kf7 25. a3 dxc5 26. Bxc5 b6 27. Bd4 Bf4 28. Rhg1 Nf6 29. Kb1 Ng4 30. Kc2 Bh2 31. Rh1 Be5 32. Rd3 Rxd3 33. Kxd3 c5 0-1


Etienne Bacrot
Etienne Bacrot.










Move
   

Nakamura, Hikaru (2784) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2803) [C67]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.2) 2013

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Rxe8+ Nxe8 12. c3 d5 13. Bd3 c6 14. Bf4 g6 15. Nd2 Ng7 16. Qc2 Bf5 17. Re1 Qd7 18. Bxf5 Qxf5 19. Qxf5 Nxf5 20. Nf3 Ng7 21. Bg5 Bxg5 22. Nxg5 f6 23. Nf3 Kf7 24. g3 a5 25. Kf1 Nf5 26. Ke2 a4 27. Kd3 Nd6 28. Nd2 b5 29. Re2 g5 30. Nf1 h5 31. Ne3 Rh8 32. Nc2 Nc8 33. Nb4 Ne7 34. f3 h4 35. g4 Ng6 36. Kd2 Nf4 37. Re1 Rc8 38. Nd3 Ne6 39. Ke3 Re8 40. Kf2 Nf4 41. Nxf4 Rxe1 42. Kxe1 gxf4 43. b4 h3 1/2-1/2


Hikaru Nakamura
Hikaru Nakamura.










Move
   

Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2753) - Bacrot, Etienne (2725) [D53]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.3) 2013

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nf3 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Qc2 O-O 8. O-O-O dxc4 9. e4 Nc6 10. e5 Bg5+ 11. Kb1 Nb4 12. Qe4 Bd7 13. Bxc4 Bc6 14. d5 exd5 15. Nxd5 Nxd5 16. Bxd5 Bxd5 17. Rxd5 Qc8 18. h4 c6 19. Nxg5 hxg5 20. hxg5 f5 21. Qh4 Qe6 22. Rd7 1-0


Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Etienne Bacrot
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Etienne Bacrot, final score: 2.5-1.5.










Move
   

Nakamura, Hikaru (2784) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2803) [D01]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.3) 2013

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 c6 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 f5 6. Bd3 g6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. O-O Bd6 9. Ne2 O-O 10. c4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Qe7 12. Nc3 Nf6 13. Nd2 Rd8 14. Re1 Bc7 15. Qb3 b5 16. Be2 Be6 17. Qc2 Rac8 18. Nb3 Bd6 19. Bf3 h5 20. Rad1 a6 21. e4 fxe4 22. Nxe4 Nxe4 23. Bxe4 Qf6 24. Nc5 Bxc5 25. dxc5 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Bxa2 27. b3 Qe6 28. Qxa2 Qxe4 29. Qxa6 Re8 30. h3 Qc2 31. Qa1 Qxc5 32. Qf6 Qc2 33. Rd7 Qxb3 34. Qxc6 Qb1+ 35. Kh2 Qf5 36. Rd1 Qe5+ 37. g3 b4 38. Rd7 Qf5 39. Rd2 Rb8 40. Qc7 Qc8 41. Qe5 b3 42. Rb2 Qb7 43. h4 Qb5 44. Qc3 Qb6 45. Qe5 Rc8 46. Qe4 Qf6 47. Rxb3 Qxf2+ 48. Qg2 Qd4 49. Qe2 Qd6 50. Rd3 Qc7 51. Re3 Qb8 52. Re4 Qa8 53. Re3 Rb8 54. Re7 Qc6 55. Re3 Qa4 56. Re4 Qc6 57. Re3 Kg7 58. Rf3 Qe6 59. Qxe6 fxe6 60. Kg2 Rb2+ 61. Kf1 Rc2 62. Ke1 Rc5 63. Ke2 Rf5 64. Ra3 Kf6 65. Ra8 Ke5 66. Ke3 g5 67. hxg5 Rxg5 68. Kf3 Rf5+ 69. Ke3 Kf6 70. Rh8 Kg7 71. Re8 Kf7 72. Rh8 Kf6 73. Rf8+ Ke5 74. Rg8 Kf6 75. g4 Re5+ 76. Kf4 hxg4 77. Rxg4 Re1 78. Kf3 e5 79. Ra4 Kf5 80. Rb4 e4+ 81. Kf2 Ra1 82. Rb8 Ra2+ 83. Ke3 Ra3+ 84. Ke2 1/2-1/2


Vladimir Kramnik and Hikaru Nakamura
Vladimir Kramnik and Hikaru Nakamura, final score: 2.5-1.5.
Photos by Georgios Souleidis.










Move
   

Bacrot, Etienne (2725) - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar (2753) [D35]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.4) 2013

1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. e3 Be7 8. Bd3 Ne4 9. Bf4 Ndf6 10. Qc2 O-O 11. Ne5 Re8 12. O-O Bd6 13. f3 Nxc3 14. bxc3 h6 15. Rae1 c5 16. Bg3 Qc7 17. e4 cxd4 18. cxd4 Qxc2 19. Bxc2 Be6 20. Ba4 Rec8 21. Bb3 a5 22. Ng4 Bxg3 23. Nxf6+ gxf6 24. hxg3 dxe4 25. d5 a4 26. dxe6 axb3 27. axb3 fxe6 28. Rxe4 Kf7 29. Rfe1 Rc6 30. Rh4 Ra2 31. Rxh6 Rcc2 32. Rh7+ Kg6 33. Rh2 Rab2 34. g4 Rxb3 35. Rh3 Rbb2 36. Rg3 Re2 37. Rf1 e5 38. f4 exf4 39. Rxf4 b5 40. Kh2 b4 41. Kh3 b3 42. Rb4 Rb1 43. Rgxb3 Re3+ 44. Rxe3 Rxb4 45. Re6 Kg5 46. Rd6 Rxg4 1/2-1/2











Move
   

Kramnik, Vladimir (2803) - Nakamura, Hikaru (2784) [A10]
Geneva Masters KO 2013/Geneva (1.4) 2013

1. c4 b6 2. Nf3 Bb7 3. Nc3 e6 4. e4 g6 5. d4 Bg7 6. Be2 Ne7 7. O-O d6 8. Be3 Nd7 9. Qd2 h6 10. d5 e5 11. b4 f5 12. c5 bxc5 13. bxc5 dxc5 14. Rab1 Rb8 15. Bb5 O-O 16. d6 cxd6 17. Qxd6 Nb6 18. Bxc5 Bf6 19. Nxe5 Qxd6 20. Bxd6 Kg7 21. exf5 Rbc8 22. Bxe7 Bxe7 23. Nxg6 Rxc3 24. Nxe7 Kf6 25. Rfe1 Rd8 26. a4 Ra3 27. Re6+ Kf7 28. Rbe1 Nxa4 29. Rxh6 Be4 30. Bc4+ Kxe7 31. Rxe4+ Kd7 32. Rd4+ Kc7 33. Rh7+ 1-0



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