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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Sigeman And Co. Tournament 2012

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Sigeman and Co. Tournament 2012

19 year-old Fabiano Caruana has won the 20th  in Malmo, Sweden.The Italian-American led the 8-player single round-robin event from the start, scoring 4 wins, 3 draws and no losses to win the competition with a score of 5½ points, half a point ahead of nearest rival Peter Leko.
I am producing the games of the Fabiano Caruana



(1) Caruana,F (2770) - Giri,A (2693) [C65]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (1), 09.05.2012
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.d3 Bc5 5.c3 0-0 6.0-0 d6 7.h3 Ne7 8.d4 Bb6 9.Re1 c6 10.Bd3 Ng6 11.Be3 Re8 12.Nbd2 h6 13.Qc2 Bd7 14.Rad1 Bc7 15.dxe5 Nxe5 16.Nxe5 dxe5 17.Bf1 Qe7 18.b4 Red8 19.a4 Be6 20.a5 Nd7 21.Ra1 b6 22.a6 Nf8 23.Nf3 Ng6 24.g3 Bd6 25.Red1 Rac8 26.Rd2 Bc7 27.Rad1 Rxd2 28.Rxd2 Rd8 29.h4 Nf8 30.Rxd8 Qxd8 31.Nd2 Qc8 32.Qa4 Bd6 33.Nc4 Bxc4 34.Bxc4 b5 35.Qd1 Be7 36.Bb3 Ne6 37.Qg4 Kf8 38.Qf5 Bf6 39.g4 Ke8 40.g5 hxg5 41.hxg5 1-0


(2) Caruana,F (2770) - Tikkanen,H (2566) [D71]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (2), 10.05.2012
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.Nf3 Nb6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.e3 0-0 9.0-0 Re8 10.Re1 a5 11.Qc2 a4 12.Rd1 Bf5 13.Qe2 Ra5 14.Bd2 Be6 15.Ne4 Bc4 16.Qe1 Rb5 17.Bc3 Nd5 18.Nc5 a3 19.Nd2 axb2 20.Bxb2 Na5 21.Ba3 c6 22.Rdc1 Qa8 23.Rxc4 Nxc4 24.Nxc4 Nb6 25.Nxb6 Rxb6 26.Bb4 e5 27.dxe5 Bxe5 28.Bc3 Rb5 29.Nd7 Bxc3 30.Qxc3 Re6 31.Nf6+ Kf8 32.Nd5 Qa5 33.Qh8# 1-0


(3) Leko,P (2723) - Caruana,F (2770) [C92]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (3), 11.05.2012
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0-0 9.h3 Re8 10.d4 Bb7 11.Nbd2 Bf8 12.a3 h6 13.Bc2 Nb8 14.b3 Nbd7 15.Bb2 g6 16.a4 c6 17.Bd3 Nh5 18.g3 Bg7 19.Qc2 Qb6 20.Bf1 Rac8 21.Bg2 a5 22.Nf1 bxa4 23.bxa4 exd4 24.Nxd4 Ne5 25.Ne3 Ba6 26.Ba3 Nc4 27.Nxc4 Bxc4 28.Rab1 Qa6 29.Red1 d5 30.exd5 cxd5 31.Nb5 Red8 32.Rd2 Nf6 33.Be7 Rd7 34.Bxf6 Qxf6 35.Qd1 Rcd8 36.Qf3 Qg5 37.Qd1 h5 38.h4 Qe5 39.Bf1 Qe7 ½-½


(4) Caruana,F (2770) - Berg,E (2587) [E68]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (4), 13.05.2012
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.g3 0-0 5.Bg2 d6 6.0-0 Nbd7 7.Nc3 e5 8.e4 a6 9.a4 Rb8 10.h3 exd4 11.Nxd4 Re8 12.Be3 Nc5 13.Qc2 Qe7 14.Rfe1 Nfxe4 15.Nxe4 Nxe4 16.Bxe4 Qxe4 17.Bd2 Qxe1+ 18.Rxe1 Rxe1+ 19.Bxe1 Bxd4 20.Qe4 Be5 21.Bc3 Bf5 22.Qe3 Bxc3 23.bxc3 Rc8 24.Qf3 Rb8 25.g4 Bd7 26.a5 Bc6 27.Qf6 Re8 28.f4 Re3 29.Kh2 Re2+ 30.Kg3 Re3+ 31.Kh2 Re2+ 32.Kg1 Re3 33.Qh4 Kg7 34.f5 Rf3 35.c5 h6 36.fxg6 fxg6 37.cxd6 cxd6 38.Qe7+ Rf7 39.Qxd6 g5 40.h4 gxh4 41.Kh2 Rf1 42.Qd4+ ½-½


(5) Li Chao2 (2703) - Caruana,F (2770) [D85]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (5), 14.05.2012
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.Nc3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.e4 Nxc3 7.bxc3 c5 8.Rb1 0-0 9.Be2 Nc6 10.d5 Ne5 11.Nxe5 Bxe5 12.Qd2 e6 13.f4 Bc7 14.0-0 exd5 15.exd5 Ba5 16.d6 Rb8 17.Rb5 Bd7 18.f5 Bxb5 19.Bxb5 Qh4 20.Rf4 Qg5 21.Qe1 Qd8 22.Qe5 Re8 23.Qd5 Re1+ 24.Kf2 g5 25.f6 h6 26.Qf5 Qxd6 27.Kxe1 Rd8 28.Kf2 Qd1 29.Bc4 Kh8 30.Rf3 Qxc1 31.Bd3 Qd2+ 32.Kf1 Qd1+ 33.Kf2 Qd2+ 34.Kf1 Qd1+ ½-½


(6) Caruana,F (2770) - Grandelius,N (2556) [B52]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (6), 15.05.2012
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Qxd7 5.0-0 Nf6 6.Qe2 Nc6 7.c3 e6 8.d3 Be7 9.Rd1 0-0 10.Nbd2 Ng4 11.d4 cxd4 12.cxd4 d5 13.e5 Nh6 14.Nb3 Nf5 15.Bf4 Qd8 16.Rac1 Rc8 17.Rc3 Bb4 18.Rcd3 Be7 19.a3 a5 20.Nbd2 a4 21.Nb1 b5 22.g4 Nh4 23.Nxh4 Bxh4 24.Nc3 Rb8 25.Rh3 Bg5 26.Bg3 b4 27.Nxa4 bxa3 28.Qc2 h6 29.Qxc6 axb2 30.Qc2 Qa5 31.f4 Rfc8 32.Nc5 Qb4 33.Qb1 Qc3 34.Kg2 Rxc5 35.dxc5 Rb3 36.Rf1 Ra3 37.Rf2 Ra1 38.Qxb2 Qe1 39.Rh5 g6 40.fxg5 gxh5 41.Qb8+ Kg7 42.Rxf7+ 1-0


(7) Hector,J (2560) - Caruana,F (2770) [C29]
20th Sigeman & Co Malmo SWE (7), 16.05.2012
1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.f4 d5 4.fxe5 Nxe4 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bb5 Bb4 7.0-0 0-0 8.Ne2 Bg4 9.Bxc6 bxc6 10.Kh1 Ng5 11.d3 f6 12.Bxg5 fxg5 13.c3 Be7 14.Qa4 Bd7 15.Nd2 c5 16.Rxf8+ Bxf8 17.Qb3 Bf5 18.c4 Rb8 19.Qc3 d4 20.Qc2 Qe8 21.Ng3 Bg6 22.Re1 g4 23.h3 Qe6 24.hxg4 Qxg4 25.Ndf1 Be7 26.b3 Bh4 27.Qd1 Qxd1 28.Rxd1 Re8 29.Ne2 Bh5 30.Rd2 Bg5 0-1