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World Chess Cup 2015, Baku

The World Chess Cup 2015 was held in Baku (Azerbaijan) 10th September - 5th October. Free days 26th and 30th September.
Final: Peter Svidler - Sergey Karjakin 4-6. Sergey Karjakin wins the World Chess Cup 2015.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Final: Games
Tiebreak: Sergey Karjakin - Peter Svidler 4-2.
Game 4: Sergey Karjakin - Peter Svidler 1-0. The Queen's Gambit. White had a small advantage, gradually outplayed the rival in the endgame.
Game 3: Peter Svidler - Sergey Karjakin 0-1. The Sicilian Defence. White had a slight advantage in the opening, with equality in the middlegame. Peter could have won with 27.Rfe1 and 28.Qc3, but made mistakes and lost.
Game 2: Sergey Karjakin - Peter Svidler 0-1. The Spanish Game. Sergey made a mistake 37.Rb5? and lost.
Game 1: Peter Svidler - Sergey Karjakin 1-0. The Reti Opening. Peter sacrificed a pawn with the strong 16.d4! and obtained a clear advantage with 20.Qb3! and 22.Rec1!. Excellent play by Peter Svidler.
Name G1 G2 G3 G4 R1 R2 R1 R2 B1 B2 SD Total
Peter Svidler (RUS) 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   4
Sergey Karjakin (RUS) 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1   6

WorldCup2015Baku All Games (433, pgn)

World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Semifinals, Round 6 Results
Peter Svidler and Sergey Karjakin have qualified for the Candidates Tournament 2016.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 6, Semifinals: Games
Round 6, semifinals, Tiebreak: Pavel Eljanov - Sergey Karjakin 2.5-3.5.
Round 6, semifinals, game 2: Peter Svidler - Anish Giri 1/2, the score 1.5-0.5. The Caro-Kann Defence. A draw in the endgame.
Sergey Karjakin - Pavel Eljanov 1/2. The English Opening. A quick draw.
Round 6, semifinals, game 1: Anish Giri - Peter Svidler 0-1. The Spanish Game. With counterplay. Anish gave pawns and a knight, therefore Peter won.
Pavel Eljanov - Sergey Karjakin 1/2. The Queen's Indian Defence. With a slight edge to White due to Black's isolated d5-pawn, then Pavel could have won with 22.Qd2. In the endgame Pavel had an extra pawn, a draw.

World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 5 Results
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 5, Tiebreak: Games 1-8
Round 5, Tiebreak: Wei Yi - Peter Svidler 2.5-3.5. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - Sergey Karjakin 2-4.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 5, Game 2: Games 1-4
Round 5, game 2: Wei Yi - Peter Svidler 1/2. The Italian Game. With counterplay, a draw.
Anish Giri - Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 1-0, 1.5-0.5. Anish grabbed a pawn, outplayed the rival in the endgame.
Hikaru Nakamura - Pavel Eljanov 1/2, 0.5-1.5. The English Opening.
Sergey Karjakin - Shakhriyar Mamedyarov 1/2. The Queen's Gambit. A quick draw.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 5, Game 1: Games 1-4
Round 5, game 1: Peter Svidler - Wei Yi 1/2. The English Opening. With equality, a quick draw by repetition.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave - Anish Giri 1/2. The Russian Game. A quick draw.
Pavel Eljanov - Hikaru Nakamura 1-0. The Catalan Opening. Two rooks + two pawns vs a rook, bishop and knight. White had a small, then a big advantage.
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov - Sergey Karjakin 1/2. The Queen's Indian Defence. Shakhriyar gave the exchange for a pawn, then he won a bishop.

World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 4 Results
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 4, Tiebreak: Games 1-10
Round 4, tiebreak: Giri-Wojtaszek 3-1. Andreikin-Karjakin 1.5-2.5. Jakovenko-Eljanov 1.5-2.5. Ding-Wei 2.5-3.5.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 4, Game 2: Games 1-8
Round 4, game 2: Caruana-Mamedyarov 1/2, 0.5-1.5. Adams-Nakamura 1/2, 0.5-1.5. Topalov-Svidler 1/2, 0.5-1.5. So-Vachier-Lagrave 0-1, 0.5-1.5. Wei-Ding 1-0, 1-1, tiebreak.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 4, Game 1: Games 1-8
Round 4, game 1: Mamedyarov-Caruana 1-0. Fabiano made mistakes in the opening, better were 13...Ng4, 14...Nf4, Shakhriyar attacked easily on the kingside and won. Ding-Wei 1-0, Liren won due to the passed h-pawn. Svidler-Topalov 1-0, Peter had an advantage. Nakamura-Adams 1-0, Hikaru grabbed a pawn in the ending. Whites win.
WorldCup2015 Round 4 Games (26, pgn)

World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 3 Results
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 3, Tiebreak: Games 1-25
Round 3, tiebreak: Nakamura-Nepomniachtchi 5-4 (games 7, 9, the English Opening, Closed System). Topalov-Lu 2.5-1.5. Kramnik-Andreikin 1.5-2.5. So-Le 2.5-1.5. Radjabov-Svidler 1.5-2.5. Tomashevsky-Vachier-Lagrave 2-4 (games 4,5 the Bogo-Indian Defence). Dominguez-Adams 3-5.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 3, Game 2: Games 1-16
Round 3, game 2: Nakamura-Nepomniachtchi 1/2, 1-1, tiebreak. Giri-Leko 1-0, 1.5-0.5, Anish outplayed Peter in the endgame. Kovalyov-Caruana 1/2, 0.5-1.5. Le-So 1-1. Kramnik-Andreikin 1/2, 1-1, unclear, Vladimir sacrificed a pawn for the open file. Wei Yi sacrificed two pieces to attack vs Areshchenko, but Alexander gave the exchange and lost, 1.5-0.5. Jakovenko-Ivanchuk 1.5-0.5. Ding-Guseinov 1.5-0.5. Mamedyarov-Sethuraman 1.5-0.5. Wojtaszek-Zuniga 1.5-0.5. Karjakin-Yu 1.5-0.5. Eljanov-Grischuk 2-0.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 3, Game 1: Games 1-16
Round 3, game 1: Nepomniachtchi-Nakamura 1/2, Ian had a slight edge in the endgame. Leko-Giri 1/2, Anish sacrificed the exchange, with a sharp fight, a draw (Magnus Carlsen was glad, 1 draw). Caruana-Kovalyov 1-0, Fabiano had an advantage, grabbed pawns. So-Le 1/2. Andreikin-Kramnik 1/2, with counterplay. Karjakin-Yu 1-0. Mamedyarov-Sethuraman 1-0. Grischuk-Eljanov 0-1.
WorldCup2015 Round 3 Games (57, pgn)

World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 2 Results
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 2, Tiebreak: Games 1-32
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 2, Tiebreak: Games 33-51
Round 2, tiebreak: Nakamura-Shankland 2.5-1.5. Areshchenko-Aronian 3-1. Mamedyarov-Hou 2.5-1.5. Karjakin-Onischuk 4-2. Nepomniachtchi-Fressinet 4.5-3.5. Adams-Laznicka 5-4.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 2, Game 2: Games 1-32
Round 2, game 2: Shankland-Nakamura 1/2, 1-1, tiebreak. Kovalyov won a queen and the game vs Mareco, 1.5-0.5. Mamedyarov-Hou 1/2, 1-1. Bruzon-Kramnik 1/2, 0.5-1.5. Karjakin-Onischuk 1-0, 1-1. Caruana-Mamedov 1/2, 1.5-0.5. So-Balogh 2-0. Leko outplayed Wen Yang, 1.5-0.5.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 2, Game 1: Games 1-32
WorldCup2015 Round 2 Games (115, pgn)
Round 2, game 1: Nakamura-Shankland 1/2. Wen-Leko 1/2. Onischuk beat Karjakin. Hou-Mamedyarov 1/2. Kramnik grabbed a piece vs Bruzon and won the drawish endgame, 41.Qe8+ was better. Mamedov-Caruana 0-1. Balogh-So 0-1.

World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1 Results
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Tiebreak: Games 1-32
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Tiebreak: Games 33-64
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Tiebreak: Games 66-73
Round 1, tiebreak: Hou Yifan beat Leitao 2.5-1.5. Guseinov-Matlakov 3-1. Grischuk-Atabayev 5-3. Nepomniachtchi-Zhao Jun 3-1. Kasimdzhanov-Kovalyov 3.5-4.5.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Game 2: Games 1-32
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Game 2: Games 33-64
Round 1, game 2: Nakamura beat Phiri, 2-0. Goganov-Leko 1/2, score 0.5-1.5. Hou-Leitao 1/2, 1-1. Atabayev-Grischuk 1/2, 1-1. Muzychuk-Adams 0-1, 0.5-1.5. Ni-Mareco 1/2, 0.5-1.5. Matlakov beat Guseinov in the King's Indian Saemisch to level the score, tiebreak.
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Game 1: Games 1-32
World Chess Cup 2015, Baku. Round 1, Game 1: Games 33-64
Round 1, game 1: Nakamura beat Phiri. Leitao-Hou 1/2. Leko beat Goganov in the French Defence. Adams-Muzychuk 1/2. Grischuk-Atabayev 1/2. Mareco-Ni 1-0.
WorldCup2015 Round 1 Games (201, pgn)
Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Anish Giri, Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Veselin Topalov, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Ding Liren, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Sergey Karjakin, Nikita Vitiugov, Dmitry Andreikin, Wesley So, Li Chao, Michael Adams, Dmitry Jakovenko, Peter Svidler, Peter Leko, Pentala Harikrishna, Mariya Muzychuk, Hou Yifan.

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