Sinquefield Cup 2014 – Round 4: Caruana Menggila!

SAINT LOUIS-MISSOURI, http://www.caturbandung.wordpress.com – Fabiano Caruana (2801) tampil menggila di turnamen Sinquefield Cup 2014 dengan meraih 4 kemenangan dari 4 babak yang telah dimainkan. Caruana secara berturut-turut mengalahkan Veselin Topalov (2772) di babak pertama, menundukkan Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2768) di babak kedua, menumbangkan Juara Dunia Magnus Carlsen (2877) di babak ketiga, dan semalam giliran pecatur peringkat dua dunia Levon Aronian (2805) dikalahkannya. Empat kemenangan ini membawa Caruana ke puncak klasemen dengan poin 4,0, unggul 2 poin dari Maxime Vachier-Lagrave yang baru mengumpulkan 2 poin.

Turnamen Sinquefield Cup 2014 mengundang 6 GM top dunia: Magnus Carlsen (Norwegia), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Fabiano Caruana (Italia), Hikaru Nakamura (AS), Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria), dan Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (Perancis). Keenam pemain akan bertanding dalam sistem double round robin mulai tanggal 27 Agustus s.d 7 September 2014. Total hadiah yang disediakan adalah US$315.000,00: US$100.000,00 untuk Juara I, US$75.000,00 Runner-up, US$50.000,00 untuk Juara Ketiga.

Klasemen setelah babak 4

Partai-partai babak Sinquefield Cup 2014 sampai dengan babak keempat:

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R1: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2768) vs Magnus Carlsen (2877)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. Qe2 a5 8. e5 O-O 9. exf6 a4 10. Nd5 Re8 11. Be3 axb3 12. Qg4 g6 13. Bc4 Nb4 14. Nxb4 d5 15. Qf4 dxc4 16. O-O bxc2 17. Nd5 Re6 18. Qxc4 Bxe3 19. fxe3 b5 20. Qc5 Bb7 21. Ne7+ Kh8 22. Qxc2 Raa6 23. Rac1 Rxf6 24. Rxf6 Rxf6 25. Qxc7 Qd2 26. Qb8+ Kg7 27. Qg8+ Kh6 28. Qf8+ Kh5 29. Rc5+ g5 30. Rxg5+ Kxg5 31. Qg7+ Rg6 32. Qe5+ f5 33. h4+ Kh5 34. Qxf5+ Kh6 35. Qf8+ Kh5 36. Qf5+ Kh6 37. Qf8+ Kh5 38. Qf5+ 1/2-1/2

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R1: Levon Aronian (2805) vs Hikaru Nakamura (2787)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. e3 e6 7. Bxc4 Bb4 8. O-O Nbd7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. e4 Bg6 11. Bd3 Bh5 12. e5 Nd5 13. Nxd5 cxd5 14. Qe3 Re8 15. Bd2 Qa5 16. Qe1 Bxd2 17. Qxd2 Qd8 18. Ng5 Bg6 19. Bxg6 fxg6 20. f4 Rc8 21. Rac1 Qb6 22. a5 Qa6 23. Qb4 h6 24. Nf3 b6 25. Qd6 Nf8 26. axb6 axb6 27. Qb4 Qd3 28. Qd2 Qb3 29. Rfe1 Rxc1 30. Rxc1 Ra8 31. h4 Ra2 32. Rc2 Ra1+ 33. Kh2 Rb1 34. Kg3 Kh7 35. Rc8 Rxb2 36. Qc1 Qa2 37. Qh1 Qa3 38. Qc1 Qa2 39. Qh1 Qa3 40. Qc1 1/2-1/2

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R1: Veselin Topalov (2772) vs Fabiano Caruana (2801)
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nc7 7. O-O e5 8. a3 Rb8 9. d3 Be7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Rc1 Bd7 12. Nd2 Nd4 13. Nc4 f6 14. f4 exf4 15. Bxf4 Nde6 16. Bd2 b6 17. g4 Be8 18. Be1 b5 19. Ne3 Bd6 20. Ncd5 Nxd5 21. Bxd5 Bf7 22. Nf5 Be5 23. Qd2 Nd4 24. Bxf7+ Rxf7 25. Rd1 Nxf5 26. gxf5 Qd4+ 27. Bf2 Qg4+ 28. Kh1 c4 29. Qc2 Re8 30. dxc4 Qh5 31. h4 Qg4 32. Qd3 bxc4 33. Qe3 Rfe7 34. b3 Bb2 0-1

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R2: Hikaru Nakamura (2787) vs Magnus Carlsen (2877)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. c3 a6 6. Ba4 d6 7. d4 Bd7 8. d5 Nce7 9. Bxd7+ Qxd7 10. c4 h6 11. Nc3 f5 12. Nd2 Nf6 13. f3 O-O 14. b4 c6 15. dxc6 Nxc6 16. a3 Nd4 17. Bb2 Rac8 18. Ne2 Nh5 19. Nxd4 exd4 20. exf5 Nf4 21. f6 Bxf6 22. g3 Nh3+ 23. Kg2 Ng5 24. Qb1 Kh7 25. Qd3 Be5 26. Rae1 Bxg3 27. hxg3 Qh3+ 28. Kg1 Qxg3+ 29. Kh1 Qh4+ 30. Kg2 Qh3+ 31. Kg1 Qg3+ 32. Kh1 Qh3+ 1/2-1/2

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R2: Fabiano Caruana (2801) vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2768)
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. Be3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. O-O Qxb2 9. Qe1 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 Bb4 12. Ndb5 Ba5 13. Rb1 Qxc2 14. Rc1 Qb2 15. g4 Bg6 16. f4 Be4 17. Rf2 Nh6 18. Bd3 Qb4 19. Rb1 Qc5 20. Nxe4 dxe4 21. Qxa5 O-O 22. Be2 e3 23. Rff1 Rfc8 24. Qe1 Qd5 25. Rb2 f6 26. Qg3 fxe5 27. fxe5 Rf8 28. Rxf8+ Rxf8 29. Qxe3 Nf7 30. Nc3 1-0

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R2: Levon Aronian (2805) vs Veselin Topalov (2772)
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. e3 b5 6. c5 g6 7. Bd2 Bg7 8. b4 a5 9. bxa5 Ne4 10. Nxe4 dxe4 11. Ng5 Qd5 12. f4 h6 13. Nh3 Bxh3 14. gxh3 Bxd4 15. exd4 e3 16. Bxe3 Qxh1 17. Qd2 Na6 18. O-O-O Qd5 19. Bg2 Qc4+ 20. Kb1 Qe6 21. d5 Qf5+ 22. Kb2 O-O-O 23. d6 exd6 24. cxd6 Qf6+ 25. Kb1 Qf5+ 26. Kc1 Qf6 27. d7+ Kb7 28. Bd4 Qe6 29. Bxh8 1-0

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R3: Magnus Carlsen (2877) vs Fabiano Caruana (2801)
1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 c6 4. Nf3 d5 5. Bb3 Bb4+ 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bg5 dxe4 8. dxe4 h6 9. Bh4 Qe7 10. Nbd2 Nbd7 11. Bg3 Bc7 12. O-O Nh5 13. h3 Nxg3 14. fxg3 Nc5 15. Bxf7+ Kxf7 16. Nxe5+ Kg8 17. Ng6 Qg5 18. Rf8+ Kh7 19. Nxh8 Bg4 20. Qf1 Nd3 21. Qxd3 Rxf8 22. hxg4 Qxg4 23. Nf3 Qxg3 24. e5+ Kxh8 25. e6 Bb6+ 26. Kh1 Qg4 27. Qd6 Rd8 28. Qe5 Rd5 29. Qb8+ Kh7 30. e7 Qh5+ 31. Nh2 Rd1+ 32. Rxd1 Qxd1+ 33. Nf1 Qxf1+ 34. Kh2 Qg1+ 0-1

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R3: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2768) vs Levon Aronian (2805)
1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 c6 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. c4 Be6 8. b3 Ne4 9. Bb2 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 dxc4 11. Ng5 cxb3 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. Qe3 bxa2 14. Qxe6+ Kh8 15. Qxa2 Rf5 16. Rfb1 Qb6 17. e4 Rf8 18. Bc3 Qc7 19. Qb2 b6 20. d5 Bxc3 21. Qxc3+ Kg8 22. e5 a5 23. dxc6 Na6 24. Qb3+ Kh8 25. Qxb6 Qxb6 26. Rxb6 Nc7 27. Rb7 Rfc8 28. Ra4 Ra6 29. h4 Kg8 30. Rd4 a4 31. Rd7 a3 32. Rbxc7 Rxc7 33. Bd5+ Kf8 34. Rxc7 a2 35. Rc8+ Kg7 36. Rg8+ 1-0

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R3: Veselin Topalov (2772) vs Hikaru Nakamura (2787)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. a4 Rb8 9. h3 O-O 10. d4 Bb6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. axb5 axb5 13. Na3 exd4 14. cxd4 Na5 15. Bc2 b4 16. Nb1 Re8 17. Nbd2 b3 18. Bb1 Qd7 19. e5 dxe5 20. dxe5 Nh5 21. Ng5 g6 22. e6 fxe6 23. Qg4 Nf6 24. Qh4 Rf8 25. Ndf3 Bd5 26. Ne5 Qg7 27. Bd2 Nc6 28. Nxc6 Bxc6 29. Bc3 e5 30. Rxe5 Nd5 31. Qc4 Bxf2+ 32. Kh1 Rb4 33. Bxb4 Qxe5 34. Be4 Rf6 35. Rd1 Kg7 36. Bxd5 Bxd5 37. Qxd5 1-0

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R4: Fabiano Caruana (2801) vs Levon Aronian (2805)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. Nc3 d6 9. a3 Na5 10. Ba2 Be6 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. b4 Nc6 13. Bd2 d5 14. Re1 Qd6 15. Na2 Nd7 16. Qe2 d4 17. Reb1 Nb6 18. Nc1 Na4 19. Nb3 Rf7 20. Rc1 Rd8 21. Ng5 Rf6 22. Qh5 h6 23. Nf3 Rdf8 24. Rf1 R8f7 25. Rae1 Bf8 26. h3 g6 27. Qh4 Qe7 28. Qg3 Bg7 29. Na5 Nxa5 30. Nxe5 Nb7 31. Nxg6 Qd8 32. e5 Rf5 33. f4 c5 34. Nh4 Rh5 35. Nf3 Kh7 36. Qg4 Rhf5 37. Nh4 Kh8 38. Nxf5 Rxf5 39. Qg6 Qe7 40. g4 Rf8 41. f5 Qe8 42. Qxe8 Rxe8 43. f6 Bf8 44. f7 Re7 45. Rf6 Nb6 46. Bxh6 Nd7 47. Ref1 cxb4 48. axb4 Bxh6 49. Rxh6+ Kg7 50. Rh5 1-0

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R4: Magnus Carlsen (2877) vs Veselin Topalov (2772)
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bd2 Bb7 6. g3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Be7 10. Bf4 Na6 11. Nb5 d5 12. Ne5 Nc5 13. Rc1 a6 14. Nc3 dxc4 15. Bxb7 Nxb7 16. Qxd8 Raxd8 17. Nc6 Rde8 18. Rfd1 h6 19. e4 Bc5 20. e5 Nd5 21. Nxd5 exd5 22. Rxd5 b5 23. Be3 Bxe3 24. fxe3 Re6 25. Nd4 Rb6 26. b3 Rc8 27. Kg2 Rc5 28. Rxc5 Nxc5 29. bxc4 bxc4 30. Rxc4 Nd3 31. Rc8+ Kh7 32. e6 fxe6 33. Kf3 Kg6 34. a4 e5 35. Nc6 Kf5 36. g4+ Ke6 37. a5 Rb5 38. Rd8 Nc5 39. h4 Rb1 40. Rg8 Kd6 41. Nb8 e4+ 42. Kg2 Rb2+ 43. Kf1 Rb5 44. Kf2 Ne6 45. Rc8 Rxa5 46. Rc6+ Kd5 47. Rxa6 Rxa6 48. Nxa6 Kc6 49. Nb4+ Kc5 50. Nc2 Kc4 51. Ke2 g5 52. hxg5 hxg5 53. Kd2 Nc5 54. Na3+ Kb4 55. Nc2+ Kc4 56. Na3+ Kd5 57. Nb5 Nd7 58. Nc3+ Ke5 59. Nd1 Nf6 60. Nf2 Kd5 61. Nh3 Nxg4 62. Nxg5 Nxe3 63. Nxe4 Ke5 ½-½

#2nd SINQUEFIELD CUP 2014 – R4: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (2768) vs Hikaru Nakamura (2787)
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. d4 Bb6 9. Be3 O-O 10. Nbd2 h6 11. h3 Bb7 12. Re1 exd4 13. cxd4 Na5 14. Bc2 Re8 15. Qb1 Nc4 16. Nxc4 bxc4 17. Nd2 Rb8 18. Nxc4 Bxe4 19. Bxe4 Rxe4 20. Qd3 Qe8 21. f3 Re6 22. Bf2 Nd5 23. Rxe6 Qxe6 24. Re1 Nf4 25. Qc2 Qd5 26. Re4 Ne6 27. Qc3 c5 28. Nxb6 Rxb6 29. dxc5 dxc5 30. b3 Rd6 ½-½

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