Bucharest: Topalov and Ivanchuk Tried, But Couldn't Determine the Strongest

Время публикации: 09.11.2012 01:14 | Последнее обновление: 09.11.2012 01:28

Topalov - Ivanchuk encounter in Round 2 of the competition that takes place in Bucharest also finished peacefully. Both GMs played creatively, each was looking for a way to grab initiative, however, approximate equality wasn't disturb.

However, Topalov had to demonstrate an accurate play in the endgame. 

[Event "6th Kings Tournament"] [Site "Bucharest"] [Date "2012.11.08"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Topalov, Veselin"] [Black "Ivanchuk, Vassily"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2769"] [BlackElo "2763"] [ECO "C84"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez"] [Variation "closed defence"] [WhiteFideId "2900084"] [BlackFideId "14100010"] [EventDate "2012.11.07"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 Bg4 9. Nbd2 Nd7 10. h3 Bh5 11. Bc2 h6 12. a3 Re8 13. g4 Bg6 14. d4 exd4 15. cxd4 d5 16. e5 Bxc2 17. Qxc2 Nf8 18. Nf1 Ne6 19. Be3 Bg5 20. Rad1 f6 21. Qb3 Na5 22. Qc3 Nc4 23. h4 Bxe3 24. Nxe3 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 c6 26. h5 Rf8 27. exf6 Qxf6 28. Ne5 Qh4 29. Qg3 Qxg3+ 30. fxg3 Ng5 31. Kg2 Ne4 32. Rf1 Rxf1 33. Rxf1 Re8 34. Nd7 Rd8 35. Ne5 Re8 36. Nd7 a5 37. a4 Ng5 38. Ne5 Rf8 39. Rf5 Ne4 40. Kf3 Re8 41. Kg2 Nd6 42. Rf2 Re7 43. b3 Re8 44. Rc2 Nf7 45. Nf3 Kf8 46. Rf2 Kg8 47. Rc2 Kh7 48. Rc5 Re2+ 49. Kf1 Re3 50. Kg2 Ng5 51. Nxg5+ hxg5 52. Rxa5 Rxb3 53. Ra7 g6 54. a5 Kh6 55. Ra8 gxh5 56. Rh8+ Kg7 57. Rb8 Rb5 58. gxh5 g4 59. Kf2 Kh6 60. Ke3 Kxh5 61. Kf4 Kg6 62. Kxg4 Rxa5 63. Kf4 c5 64. dxc5 Rxc5 65. Rxb7 1/2-1/2 

Vassily Ivanchuk maintains lead. Topalov and Caruana are half a point behind him.
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