Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand : World Rapid Chess Ch.(2017), Riyadh KSA, rd 9 Nimzo-Indian – YouTube

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Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand : World Rapid Chess Ch.(2017), Riyadh KSA, rd 9 Nimzo-Indian

Notes from Chessgames.com :

World Rapid Championship (2017)
The World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 26th to 30th December 2017. This extremely strong event included Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin, Vassily Ivanchuk (the defending champion), Ding Liren, Peter Svidler and many other top players. In Rapid (15 min + 10 sec), Viswanathan Anand won after defeating Vladimir Fedoseev 1.5-0.5 in blitz (3 min + 2 sec) in the World Rapid Championship (Tiebreak) (2017). The 3rd place went to Ian Nepomniachtchi (who was not allowed to participate in the playoff)

[Event “World Rapid Championship”]
[Site “Riyadh KSA”]
[Date “2017.12.27”]
[EventDate “2017.12.26”]
[Round “9.1”]
[Result “0-1”]
[White “Magnus Carlsen”]
[Black “Viswanathan Anand”]
[ECO “E49”]
[WhiteElo “2837”]
[BlackElo “2782”]
[PlyCount “68”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. a3 Bxc3+
7. bxc3 dxc4 8. Bxc4 c5 9. Nf3 Qc7 10. Be2 b6 11. Bb2 Bb7
12. O-O Nbd7 13. c4 Rac8 14. Rc1 Rfd8 15. Qb3 Ng4 16. g3 Ngf6
17. Rfd1 Ne4 18. Ne1 Nd6 19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5 c4 21. Qc2 b5
22. Ng2 Nc5 23. Nf4 Qe7 24. Bg4 Rc7 25. Qc3 f5 26. Bf3 Rcd7
27. Qb4 Nb3 28. Ne6 Nxc1 29. Rxc1 Nc8 30. Qxb5 Rxd5 31. Bxd5
Rxd5 32. Qb4 Nd6 33. Nc5 Rxc5 34. Qxc5 Qe4 0-1

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