Chess Candidates 2014 R6: Anand Keeps Lead; Topalov beats Kramnik, Mamedyarov beats Svidler

Guess the game – It ended 1-0

Ahead of the second rest day at Khanty Mansiysk, Round 6 was all fire and brimstone at the World Chess Candidates 2014. Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov met after six years and Kramnik suffered a shock defeat. Meanwhile, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov beat Peter Svidler. Levon Aronian forgot to stay calm and drew a won game even as the Viswanathan Anand – Sergey Karjakin game was an uneventful draw. Read a full report on Chess Blog. Replay the games of Round 6 with Chess King.

Veselin Topalov – Vladimir Kramnik

Result: 1-0
Site: Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS
Date: 2014.03.19
[…] 1.d4 ♘f6 2.c4 e6 3.♘f3 d5 4.♘c3 ♗e7 5.♗f4 O-O 6.e3 ♘bd7 7.c5 ♘h5 8.♗e5 c6 9.♗d3 g6 10.h4 f5 11.♗h2 b6 12.b4 f4 13.O-O a5 14.b5 bxc5 15.bxc6 ♘b8 16.♗b5 ♗a6 17.a4 ♕c8 18.dxc5 ♘xc6 19.♘xd5 exd5 20.♕xd5+ ♔h8 21.♕xc6 ♕xc6 22.♗xc6 ♖ac8 23.♗b5 ♗xb5 24.axb5 ♗xc5 25.♖xa5 fxe3 26.fxe3 ♗xe3+ 27.♔h1 ♖c2 28.♖b1 ♖fc8 29.♖aa1 ♗b6 30.♗e5+ ♔g8 31.♖a6 ♗e3 32.b6 ♖c1+ 33.♖xc1 ♖xc1+ 34.♔h2 ♖b1 35.g4 ♗f4+ 36.♔g2 ♗xe5 37.♘xe5 ♘f4+ 38.♔f3 ♘e6 39.b7 ♖b3+ 40.♔f2 ♖b2+ 41.♔e3

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