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Friday, June 8, 2012

End-Games : 7th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2012

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The first round of the 7th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2012 started on 8/6/2012. the First Round was between the following players.


Alex Morozevich               ---      Fabiano Caruana
Magnus Carlsen                ---       Vladimir Kramnik
Alexander Grischuk          ---       Luke McShane
Teimour Radjabov            ---       Ev. Tomashevsky
Levon Aronian                  ---       Hikaru Nakamura


Here I selected the three endgames from the same round.


Levon Aronian  ----  Hikaru Nakamura



 53. --- Rf1 54. Rxh2+ Kg7 55. Rc2 Rh1 56. Rc7+ Kf8
57. Kf6 Rh6+ 58. Ke5 Rh2 59. f5 Rh3 60. Rc8+ Kg7 61. f6+ Kg6 62. f7 Re3+ 63.Kd4 Rg3 64. Rg8+ Kh5 65. Rh8+ Kg6 66. f8=Q 1-0

Alexander Grischuk  ---  Luke Mc-shane



 63. --- Bh8 64. Kxc5 Be5 65.a6  Bd6+ 66. Kb5 Be7 67. h8=Q Bb4 68. Kxb4 Kd6 69. a7 Kxd570. Qd4+Ke6 71. a8=Q Ke7 72. Qg7+ # 1-0


Morozvich ----Caruana F.



71. ---Kf7 72. Re7+ Kg6 73. Rg7+ Kf5 74. Rg5+ Ke6 75. Nf4+ Kd7 76. Rg7+ Ke8 77. Bd6 Qb6 78. Re7+ Kf8 79. Ne6+ Kg8 80. Be5 Qa7 81. Rg7+ Qxg7 82. Nxg7 Kf8 83. Kg3 Kf7 84. Kf4 Kf8 85. h5 Kg8 86. h6  Kh8 87. Nf5+ Kh7 88.d5 Kg8 89. d6 Kh7 90. d7 Kg8 91. d8=Q+ Kh7 92. Nh4 Kxh6 93. Qh8# # 1-0