Chess Games

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs Sergey Karjakin Chess Game

Chess game played between Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Sergey Karjakin in GCT Blitz Paris 2018 started with QGD Opening classical variation (5.Bf4) variation with score 1-0.

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave GM (2789)
Sergey Karjakin GM (2782)

Event: GCT Blitz Paris 2018
Round: 7.5
Game Date: 23 June 2018

Game Moves
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. c5 Nh5 8. Bd3 Nxf4 9. exf4 b6 10. b4 a5 11. a3 c6 12. O-O Qc7 13. g3 Ba6 14. Kg2 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Ra7 16. h4 Rfa8 17. Rab1 axb4 18. axb4 h5 19. Rfe1 Bf6 20. f5 exf5 21. Qxf5 g6 22. cxb6 Qd6 23. Qd3 Nxb6 24. Ne2 Ra3 25. Rb3 Nc4 26. Nf4 Rxb3 27. Qxb3 Ra3 28. Qc2 Kg7 29. Re6 Qd7 30. Ne5 Qa7 31. Nxc6 Ra2 32. Nxa7 Rxc2 33. Re2 Rc1 34. Nxd5 Bxd4 35. Nc6 Nb6 36. Nxd4 Nxd5 37. Rb2 Rc4 38. Nc2 Nb6 39. Ne3 Rd4 40. b5 Kf8 41. Kf3 Ke8 42. Ke2 Ke7 43. Rc2 Rb4 44. Rc6 Rb2+ 45. Kf1 Na4 46. b6 Kf8 47. Nc4 Rb4 48. Ke2 Kg7 49. Kd3 Rb3+ 50. Kd4 Rb1 51. Ke5 Rb4 52. Kd6 Nxb6 53. Nxb6 Rb2 54. Nd5 Rxf2 55. Rc3 Re2 56. Re3 Ra2 57. Nf4 Ra6+ 58. Kd5 Ra5+ 59. Ke4 Ra4+ 60. Kf3 Ra7 61. Rc3 Rb7 62. Rc6 Rb3+ 63. Kg2 Rb2+ 64. Kh3 Rb7 65. Nd5 Rb5 66. Rd6 Rc5 67. Rd7 Ra5 68. Kg2 Ra2+ 69. Kf3 Ra3+ 70. Ne3 Ra6 71. Rb7 Rf6+ 72. Ke4 Re6+ 73. Kd4 Rf6 74. Ke4 Re6+ 75. Kf3 Rf6+ 76. Kg2 Ra6 77. Nc4 Rf6 78. Rd7 Kf8 79. Nd6 Kg8 80. Rd8+ Kh7 81. Kg1 Kh6 82. Rh8+

Result: 1-0.

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Chess Game Information

Player White Maxime Vachier-Lagrave 2789
Player Black Sergey Karjakin 2782
Game Result 1-0
Chess Tournament GCT Blitz Paris 2018
Round 7.5
Game Date 2018-06-23
Event Date 2018.06.23
Game Opening D37 QGD classical variation (5.Bf4)

Game PGN Notation

[Event "GCT Blitz Paris 2018"]
[Date "2018-06-23"]
[EventDate "2018.06.23"]
[Round "7.5"]
[Result "1-0"]
[White "Maxime Vachier-Lagrave"]
[Black "Sergey Karjakin"]
[ECO "D37"]
[WhiteElo "2789"]
[BlackElo "2782"]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Be7 5.Bf4 O-O 6.e3 Nbd7 7.c5 Nh5 8.Bd3 Nxf4 9.exf4 b6 10.b4 a5 11.a3 c6 12.O-O Qc7 13.g3 Ba6 14.Kg2 Bxd3 15.Qxd3 Ra7 16.h4 Rfa8 17.Rab1 axb4 18.axb4 h5 19.Rfe1 Bf6 20.f5 exf5 21.Qxf5 g6 22.cxb6 Qd6 23.Qd3 Nxb6 24.Ne2 Ra3 25.Rb3 Nc4 26.Nf4 Rxb3 27.Qxb3 Ra3 28.Qc2 Kg7 29.Re6 Qd7 30.Ne5 Qa7 31.Nxc6 Ra2 32.Nxa7 Rxc2 33.Re2 Rc1 34.Nxd5 Bxd4 35.Nc6 Nb6 36.Nxd4 Nxd5 37.Rb2 Rc4 38.Nc2 Nb6 39.Ne3 Rd4 40.b5 Kf8 41.Kf3 Ke8 42.Ke2 Ke7 43.Rc2 Rb4 44.Rc6 Rb2+ 45.Kf1 Na4 46.b6 Kf8 47.Nc4 Rb4 48.Ke2 Kg7 49.Kd3 Rb3+ 50.Kd4 Rb1 51.Ke5 Rb4 52.Kd6 Nxb6 53.Nxb6 Rb2 54.Nd5 Rxf2 55.Rc3 Re2 56.Re3 Ra2 57.Nf4 Ra6+ 58.Kd5 Ra5+ 59.Ke4 Ra4+ 60.Kf3 Ra7 61.Rc3 Rb7 62.Rc6 Rb3+ 63.Kg2 Rb2+ 64.Kh3 Rb7 65.Nd5 Rb5 66.Rd6 Rc5 67.Rd7 Ra5 68.Kg2 Ra2+ 69.Kf3 Ra3+ 70.Ne3 Ra6 71.Rb7 Rf6+ 72.Ke4 Re6+ 73.Kd4 Rf6 74.Ke4 Re6+ 75.Kf3 Rf6+ 76.Kg2 Ra6 77.Nc4 Rf6 78.Rd7 Kf8 79.Nd6 Kg8 80.Rd8+ Kh7 81.Kg1 Kh6 82.Rh8+ 1-0

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