|| 2018 Tata Steel Chess || Round 1 ||

|| 2018 Tata Steel Chess || Round 1 ||

Tata Steel Chess 2018 LIVE INFO RESULTS GAMES PGN
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2018 officially started with GM Genna Sosonko hitting the gong.

Tata Steel Masters 2018 r1 pgn
[Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "Caruana, Fabiano"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2834"] [BlackElo "2811"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Qxe2+ 8. Bxe2 g6 {LiveBook: 6 Games. C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 9. Nd4 a6 10. Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. h3 Bg7 11. g4 Bd7 12. Bf3 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. Bxc6+ bxc6 15. Bd2 h5 16. g5 Nd5 17. Nxd5 cxd5 18. O-O-O Kd7 {1/2-1/2 (18) Shirov,A (2710)-Kramnik,V (2790) Cazorla 1998}) 10... Bg7 11. h3 Bd7 12. Bf3 Nc6 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. Bxc6+ bxc6 15. O-O-O Kd7 16. Rhe1 Rhe8 17. Ne4 Nd5 18. Bd2 $1 f5 19. Ng5 h6 20. Nf3 g5 21. c3 c5 22. Kc2 Bf6 23. Rxe8 Rxe8 24. Re1 Rf8 25. Rh1 Re8 26. g3 g4 27. Ng1 Bg5 28. Kd1 a5 29. Ne2 a4 30. Bxg5 hxg5 31. hxg4 fxg4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 32. Rh5 Re5 33. Rh7+ Ke6 34. a3 Rf5 35. c4 Nf6 36. Rh2 Rf3 37. Kc2 Nd7 38. d4 Nb6 39. dxc5 {The position is equal.} dxc5 40. Nc3 Ke5 41. Nd1 { Precision: White = 65%, Black = 62%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B29"] [WhiteElo "2792"] [BlackElo "2804"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nxd5 exd5 6. d4 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bd3 d6 9. exd6 Qxd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Re1 {LiveBook: 4 Games. B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} (11. c3 Re8 12. Bc2 Ne7 13. Re1 h6 14. Nd4 a6 15. Qf3 Bd7 16. Be3 Rad8 17. Rad1 Ng6 18. b3 Ne5 {0-1 (34) Radlovacki,J (2475)-Tadic,B (2561) Belgrade 2016}) 11... h6 12. h3 Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Bxh3 13. gxh3 Qg3+ 14. Kh1 Bxf2 15. Bf1 Nd4 16. Bg2 Nxf3 17. Qxf3 Bxe1 18. Bf4 Qh4 {0-1 (37) Pinter,E (2212)-Markos,J (2225) Slovakia 2000}) 13. Be3 d4 14. Bd2 Rfe8 15. a3 Qd5 16. b4 Bd6 {The position is equal.} 17. c4 dxc3 18. Rxe8+ Rxe8 19. Bxc3 {[#] Strongly threatening Bh7+!} Be6 20. Be4 Qxe4 21. Qxd6 Qc2 22. Qd2 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Qxd2 23. Nxd2 Rd8 24. Re1 Nd4 25. a4 Nc2 26. Rc1 Nd4 27. Re1 Nc2 28. Rc1 Nd4 29. Re1 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B29"] [WhiteElo "2792"] [BlackElo "2804"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.01.13"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nxd5 exd5 6. d4 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bd3 d6 9. exd6 Qxd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Re1 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal. B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} (11. c3 Re8 12. Bc2 Ne7 13. Re1 h6 14. Nd4 a6 15. Qf3 Bd7 16. Be3 Rad8 17. Rad1 Ng6 18. b3 Ne5 {0-1 (34) Radlovacki,J (2475)-Tadic,B (2561) Belgrade 2016}) 11... h6 12. h3 Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Bxh3 13. gxh3 Qg3+ 14. Kh1 Bxf2 15. Bf1 Nd4 16. Bg2 Nxf3 17. Qxf3 Bxe1 18. Bf4 Qh4 { 0-1 (37) Pinter,E (2212)-Markos,J (2225) Slovakia 2000}) 13. Be3 d4 14. Bd2 Rfe8 15. a3 Qd5 16. b4 Bd6 17. c4 dxc3 18. Rxe8+ Rxe8 19. Bxc3 {[#] Hoping for Bh7+!} Be6 20. Be4 Qxe4 21. Qxd6 Qc2 22. Qd2 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White has counterplay} Qxd2 23. Nxd2 Rd8 24. Re1 Nd4 25. a4 Nc2 26. Rc1 Nd4 27. Re1 Nc2 28. Rc1 $1 {[%cal Rc1c2]} Nd4 29. Re1 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Kramnik, Vladimir"] [Black "Wei, Yi"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2787"] [BlackElo "2743"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "109"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. c4 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 8. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Na6 {[%emt 0: 01:46]} 10. Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:00] } Nfe4 {[%emt 0:10:18]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 13. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 14. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0: 01:35]} 15. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:04:21]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 16. Rac1 {[%emt 0:03:03] } Rd8 {[%emt 0:10:01]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:03:19]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:20:37]} 18. Kf2 { [%emt 0:05:11]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:03:04]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:08:32]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00: 50]} 20. e4 {[%emt 0:19:50]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:07:03]} 21. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:13:34]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:22:30]} 23. e5 { [%emt 0:07:21]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 24. Nb3 {[%emt 0:03:29]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:07: 27]} 25. Rc1 {[%emt 0:02:57]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Nc5+ {[%emt 0:02:27]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 27. Nd3 {[%emt 0:07:15]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 28. g4 { [%emt 0:07:53]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:08:05]} 29. Rc4 {[%emt 0:02:00]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00: 06]} 30. f5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:02:45]} 31. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Ng7 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 32. Bxc6+ {[%emt 0:02:55]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 33. Nc5+ {[%emt 0:02:16]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 34. Rh4 {[%emt 0:03:31]} h5 {[%emt 0:02: 00]} 35. f6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} exf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 36. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 38. Rf5 { [%emt 0:00:15]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 39. Rxf7+ {[%emt 0:01:27]} Kd6 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 40. Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 42. Nc4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 43. Rh7 { [%emt 0:03:25]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:10:07]} 44. Ke2 {[%emt 0:04:37]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:13: 06]} 45. Rh6 {[%emt 0:06:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:05:24]} 46. h4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} a4 { [%emt 0:02:27]} 47. Kd3 {[%emt 0:01:36]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 48. Ne3+ {[%emt 0: 03:34]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. h5 {[%emt 0:02:24]} Rd8+ {[%emt 0:01:08]} 50. Kc4 {[%emt 0:02:05]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 51. Kb5 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Kd4 { [%emt 0:01:19]} 52. Nc4 {[%emt 0:02:26]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 53. Nxa3 {[%emt 0: 00:53]} Nd6+ {[%emt 0:01:47]} 54. Kc6 {[%emt 0:02:40]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 55. Nb5+ {[%emt 0:01:37] Kd5+} 1-0 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Kramnik, Vladimir"] [Black "Wei, Yi"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2787"] [BlackElo "2743"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. Nf3 d5 2.g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 c5 8. dxc5 c3 {D77: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0: Replies other than 6...c6} 9. Nb5 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6, Ba6c5,Bc5e4][%mdl 32]} 10. Nxc3 Nxc5 {The position is equal.} 11. Be3 Nfe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 Nd6 {[#]} 16. Rac1 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Rfc1) 16... Rd8 17. f4 Kf8 18. Kf2 Bg4 19. h3 Bd7 20. e4 (20. g4 {looks sharper.} Rac8 21. Rfd1 h5 22. gxh5 gxh5 23. h4) 20... Rac8 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Rd1 Ke8 23. e5 Nf5 {Hoping for ...Nxd4.} 24. Nb3 Bc6 {[#] And now ... Bxg2 would win.} 25. Rc1 Kd7 26. Nc5+ Ke8 27. Nd3 Kd7 28. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4, Bg4f5][%mdl 32]} Nd4 29. Rc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Ne6 30. f5 gxf5 31. gxf5 Ng7 32. Bxc6+ bxc6 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 33. Nc5+ Kc7 34. Rh4 h5 35. f6 exf6 36. exf6 Ne8 37. Rxh5 Nxf6 38. Rf5 Nd5 39. Rxf7+ Kd6 40. Ne4+ Ke5 41. Nd2 {White is better.} a5 42. Nc4+ Ke6 43. Rh7 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 80%.} * [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Kramnik, Vladimir"] [Black "Wei, Yi"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2787"] [BlackElo "2743"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. c4 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} (7... Nc6 8. Nxc4 Be6 {[%cal Ye6d5]}) (7... c3 8. bxc3 c5) 8. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Na6 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 10. Nxc3 { [%emt 0:00:00]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nfe4 {[%emt 0: 10:18]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 13. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:00] } Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 14. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 15. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:04:21]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 16. Rac1 {[%emt 0:03:03]} Rd8 { [%emt 0:10:01]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:03:19]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:20:37]} (17... Nf5 18. Nxf5 Bxf5) 18. Kf2 {[%emt 0:05:11]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:03:04]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:08:32] } Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 20. e4 {[%emt 0:19:50]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:07:03]} (20... Nb5 ) 21. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:13:34]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:22:30]} 23. e5 {[%emt 0:07:21]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 24. Nb3 {[%emt 0: 03:29]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:07:27]} (24... Rc2+ 25. Rd2 Rxd2+ 26. Nxd2 b6 {[%cal Yf5d4]}) 25. Rc1 {[%emt 0:02:57]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Nc5+ {[%emt 0:02:27] } Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 27. Nd3 {[%emt 0:07:15]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 28. g4 { [%emt 0:07:53]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:08:05]} 29. Rc4 {[%emt 0:02:00]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00: 06]} 30. f5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:02:45]} 31. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Ng7 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 32. Bxc6+ {[%emt 0:02:55]} (32. e6+ fxe6 33. Ne5+) 32... bxc6 $8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} (32... Rxc6 $2 33. e6+ {[%cal Rd3e5]}) 33. Nc5+ { [%emt 0:02:16]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 34. Rh4 {[%emt 0:03:31]} (34. Rb4 { [%cal Yb4b7]}) 34... h5 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 35. f6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} exf6 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 36. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:01:02] } (37. Ne4 {[%csl Yf6][%cal Ye4f6]} Rb8) 37... Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 38. Rf5 { [%emt 0:00:15]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 39. Rxf7+ {[%emt 0:01:27]} Kd6 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 40. Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 42. Nc4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 43. Rh7 { [%emt 0:03:25]} * [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Adhiban, B."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2768"] [BlackElo "2655"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O h6 7. Nbd2 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (7. b4 Nd7 8. a4 g5 9. a5 Bg7 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Nb3 f6 12. exf6 Bxf6 13. Nc5 Nxc5 14. bxc5 Ng6 {1/2-1/2 (30) Shirov,A (2630) -Nakamura,H (2781) Douglas 2017}) 7... Bh7 8. Nb3 Nd7 9. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5] [%mdl 32] White is slightly better.} g5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Nf5 10. a5 a6 11. c4 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Ne7 13. Qe2 Nd5 14. Nfd2 {0-1 (48) Stukopin,A (2586) -Nyzhnyk,I (2610) Saint Louis 2017}) 10. a5 a6 11. c3 Nf5 12. Bd3 g4 13. Ne1 h5 14. Nc2 c5 15. Nxc5 Nxc5 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Nd4 Bxd4 (17... Nh4 $11 {remains equal.}) 18. cxd4 $16 Rc8 19. Ra3 (19. Bf4 $16) 19... Rc7 (19... Nh4 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 20. Bf4 Nh4 21. Qd2 (21. Bxh7 $14 Rxh7 22. Qd2) 21... Bxd3 $11 22. Bg5 Qc8 23. Rxd3 Nf5 24. Qb4 Kd7 25. Qa4+ Rc6 26. Rc1 Rg8 27. Bf6 Qc7 { [#] Hoping for ...Qxa5!} 28. g3 (28. Rcc3 $1 $14) 28... Rc8 $1 {The position is equal.} 29. Rc5 Ke8 30. b4 Qd7 31. Qd1 Rxc5 $1 32. bxc5 Qb5 $1 33. h3 { Precision: White = 67%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Anand, Viswanathan"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C77"] [WhiteElo "2767"] [BlackElo "2718"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. Bg5 {C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} (8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Nf1 d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Ng3 f6 12. O-O Be6 13. Ne4 Be7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Nxd4 16. Qxd4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Caruana,F (2799) -So,W (2788) London 2017}) 8... h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} Ba7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Bb6 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Qe2 Ne7 13. d4 Ng6 14. dxe5 Nh5 15. O-O-O Nhf4 16. Bxf4 Nxf4 {0-1 (41) Alekseev,E (2651)-Predke,A (2543) Kaliningrad 2015}) 11. Nbd2 Na5 12. Bc2 Nh5 13. a4 b4 14. cxb4 Nc6 15. b5 Nb4 16. Nc4 $1 Nxg3 17. hxg3 g4 18. Nh4 axb5 19. axb5 { aiming for b6!} Bxf2+ $1 20. Kxf2 Rxa1 21. Qxa1 Nxc2 22. Qa4 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White has counterplay} Qf6+ 23. Kg1 Nd4 24. b6+ Bd7 {( -> ...Ne2+)} 25. Qd1 $1 cxb6 26. Kh2 O-O 27. Rf1 Qg5 28. Nxd6 Be6 29. Nhf5 Nxf5 (29... Rd8 $14) 30. exf5 $16 Bd5 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Rd8.} 31. Qe2 $1 Qf6 32. Qxg4+ Kh7 33. Ne4 Bxe4 34. dxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Rd8 35. Rc1 Rd4 36. Rc7 Rb4 37. Qe2 Kg7 38. Rc8 Qg5 {[#]} 39. Rc6 (39. Qf3 $1 $16) 39... Rb3 40. Rc3 Rb4 41. b3 Rd4 42. Rc6 Rb4 43. Qf3 Kh7 44. Rd6 Kg7 45. Rd5 Qf6 46. Kg1 Kh7 47. Qd3 Kg7 48. Kf2 Rd4 49. Rxd4 exd4 50. Qb5 Qd8 $2 (50... Qd6 $16 {might work better. }) 51. Qd5 $18 Qf6 52. g4 Kg8 53. Kf3 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 51%.} 1-0 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Hou, Yifan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2752"] [BlackElo "2680"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "127"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. dxc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:04:53]} 10. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 11. Kb1 {[%emt 0:05:03]} a6 {[%emt 0:13:52]} 12. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:05:47]} O-O-O { [%emt 0:05:42]} 13. h3 {[%emt 0:24:30]} Rhe8 {[%emt 0:14:54]} 14. g4 {[%emt 0: 08:40]} h6 {[%emt 0:05:19]} 15. Nd2 {[%emt 0:02:37]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:18:20]} 16. f4 {[%emt 0:08:04]} Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 17. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxf2 { [%emt 0:00:07]} 18. Qxf2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. f5 {[%emt 0: 21:05]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 20. f6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} g6 {[%emt 0:09:21]} 21. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:02:43]} 22. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Re6 { [%emt 0:04:31]} 23. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:04:11]} Rxe1 {[%emt 0:05:06]} 24. Rxe1 { [%emt 0:00:11]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Na5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01: 43]} 26. Nxc6+ {[%emt 0:00:26]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 27. Qg3 {[%emt 0:07:17]} Qh8 {[%emt 0:03:55]} 28. Re7 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. fxe7 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 30. Qe3 {[%emt 0:02:50]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:02: 23]} 31. h4 {[%emt 0:06:10]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:06:22]} 32. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. b3 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 34. g5 { [%emt 0:03:23]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 35. Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:01: 48]} 36. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 37. Qg8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 38. Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Qg7 { [%emt 0:00:40]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 40. Qg8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qf3 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} 41. a4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:10:37]} 43. Qa8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Qe4 { [%emt 0:06:36]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:02:49]} 45. Qg4 {[%emt 0:03:51]} d5 {[%emt 0:03: 37]} 46. a5 {[%emt 0:10:26]} Qe1 {[%emt 0:04:21]} 47. h5 {[%emt 0:07:33]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 48. Qxh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 49. Qh8+ { [%emt 0:00:24]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:02:36]} 50. b4 {[%emt 0:01:18]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:02: 55]} 51. cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 52. Qd4 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 53. Qf6 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Qxf6+ {[%emt 0:07:00]} 54. gxf6 { [%emt 0:00:01]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 55. Kb3 {[%emt 0:02:39]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00: 40]} 56. c4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 57. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd6 { [%emt 0:00:03]} 58. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 59. Ke2 {[%emt 0: 00:18]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 60. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 61. Kxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 62. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kc7 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 63. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 64. Kd4 1-0 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Wijk aan Zee"] [Date "2018.01.13"] [Round "1"] [White "Jones, Gawain C B"] [Black "Karjakin, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2640"] [BlackElo "2753"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 {[%cal Bc2c3,Bc3d4][%mdl 32]} Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Bxd2+ 8. Nbxd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Qb3 Na5 11. Qa4+ Nc6 {[%cal Ba5c6,Bc6e7,Be7d5][%mdl 32]} 12. Qb3 Nce7 13. O-O O-O 14. Rfe1 c6 15. Ne4 Nb6 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} 16. Bd3 (16. Nc5 Nxc4 17. Qxc4 Nd5 18. Ne5 f6 19. Ned3 Qd6 20. Ne4 Qd8 21. Nec5 Qd6 22. Ne4 Qd8 {1/2-1/2 (20) Hovhannisyan,R (2612)-Melkumyan,H (2633) Riga 2015}) 16... Ned5 17. Nc5 Nf6 { White is slightly better.} 18. Rac1 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 18. Bc2 Rb8 19. Qd3 Nbd5 20. Ne4 Nxe4 21. Qxe4 g6 22. Bb3 Be6 23. Qe5 {0-1 (41) Kokolias,K (2137)-Moutousis,K (2422) Athens 2005} ) 18... Rb8 19. Qa3 a6 20. Qb3 Qc7 21. Ne4 ({Better is} 21. a3 $14) 21... Nfd5 {The position is equal.} 22. Nc3 {[#] Threatens to win with Nxd5.} Qd6 23. Be4 Bg4 24. Nxd5 cxd5 25. Bb1 Bxf3 26. Qxf3 Rfe8 27. Qc3 g6 28. Bd3 Kg7 29. g3 Rbc8 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Qb3 Re7 32. Bf1 Qf6 33. Qb4 Re4 34. Rd1 Re7 35. Rc1 Re4 36. Rd1 Re7 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2

80th Tata Steel 2018 (Wijk aan Zee NED) Fri 12th Jan 2018 - Sun 28th Jan 2018 80th Tata Steel GpA (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpA | GpA 80th Tata Steel GpB (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpB | GpB
80th Tata Steel GpA (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpA
80th Tata Steel GpA Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-28 i 2018 cat. XX (2750)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2787 * . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
2. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2767 . * . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
3. Giri, Anish g NED 2752 . . * . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
4. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2834 . . . * ½ . . . . . . . . . ½ 2811
5. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2811 . . . ½ * . . . . . . . . . ½ 2834
6. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2804 . . . . . * ½ . . . . . . . ½ 2792
7. So, Wesley g USA 2792 . . . . . ½ * . . . . . . . ½ 2804
8. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2768 . . . . . . . * . ½ . . . . ½ 2655
9. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2753 . . . . . . . . * . ½ . . . ½ 2640
10. Adhiban, Baskaran g IND 2655 . . . . . . . ½ . * . . . . ½ 2768
11. Jones, Gawain C B g ENG 2640 . . . . . . . . ½ . * . . . ½ 2753
12. Wei, Yi g CHN 2743 0 . . . . . . . . . . * . . 0
13. Matlakov, Maxim g RUS 2718 . 0 . . . . . . . . . . * . 0
14. Hou, Yifan g CHN 2680 . . 0 . . . . . . . . . . * 0
Round 1 (January 13, 2018)
Kramnik, Vladimir - Wei, Yi 1-0 55 D77 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Anand, Viswanathan - Matlakov, Maxim 1-0 53 C77 Ruy Lopez Anderssen
Giri, Anish - Hou, Yifan 1-0 63 C42 Petroff's Defence
Carlsen, Magnus - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 41 C42 Petroff's Defence
So, Wesley - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 29 B29 Sicilian Defence
Svidler, Peter - Adhiban, Baskaran ½-½ 33 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Jones, Gawain C B - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 36 C54 Giuoco Piano
80th Tata Steel GpB (14 players 13 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpB
80th Tata Steel GpB Wijk aan Zee (NED), 12-28 i 2018 cat. XV (2612)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4
1. Korobov, Anton g UKR 2652 * . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 1
2. Van Foreest, Jorden g NED 2629 . * . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1
3. Gordievsky, Dmitry g RUS 2622 . . * . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1
4. Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi g IND 2718 . . . * . . . . . ½ . . . . ½ 2599
5. Amin, Bassem g EGY 2693 . . . . * . . . . . ½ . . . ½ 2497
6. Krasenkow, Michal g POL 2671 . . . . . * ½ . . . . . . . ½ 2634
7. L'Ami, Erwin g NED 2634 . . . . . ½ * . . . . . . . ½ 2671
8. Xiong, Jeffery g USA 2634 . . . . . . . * ½ . . . . . ½ 2607
9. Bok, Benjamin g NED 2607 . . . . . . . ½ * . . . . . ½ 2634
10. Tari, Aryan g NOR 2599 . . . ½ . . . . . * . . . . ½ 2718
11. Harika, Dronavalli g IND 2497 . . . . ½ . . . . . * . . . ½ 2693
12. Bluebaum, Matthias g GER 2640 0 . . . . . . . . . . * . . 0
13. Girya, Olga wg RUS 2489 . . 0 . . . . . . . . . * . 0
14. Van Foreest, Lucas m NED 2481 . 0 . . . . . . . . . . . * 0
Round 1 (January 13, 2018)
Korobov, Anton - Bluebaum, Matthias 1-0 41 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Van Foreest, Jorden - Van Foreest, Lucas 1-0 62 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Amin, Bassem - Harika, Dronavalli ½-½ 30 A07 Barcza System
Krasenkow, Michal - L'Ami, Erwin ½-½ 43 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Xiong, Jeffery - Bok, Benjamin ½-½ 44 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Tari, Aryan - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½ 37 C92 Ruy Lopez Chigorin
Girya, Olga - Gordievsky, Dmitry 0-1 50 E91 King's Indian Classical
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