|| 2018 Tata Steel Chess || Round 10 ||

|| 2018 Tata Steel Chess || Round 10 ||

Cool! World chess champions visiting the ata Steel Chess

Great visit to the Groninger museum today during ChessonTour Tata Steel Chess Tournament with Magnus Carlsen

Three Norwegians casually discussing chess Magnus Carlsen Tata Steel Chess

If only we always had such beautiful press rooms at the chess events!

PGN CHESSBASE R1-R10
[Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Carlsen, Magnus"] [Black "So, Wesley"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2834"] [BlackElo "2792"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "149"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. c4 Bxb1 6. Qxb1 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} Bb4+ 7. Kd1 Bd6 8. Bg5 h6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. cxd5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. c5 Bf8 11. Qc2 c6 12. b4 a6 13. Bd3 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (40) So,W (2822)-Wojtaszek,R (2745) Shamkir 2017}) 10... exd5 11. e4 Be7 12. Bb5+ c6 13. e5 Qf4 14. Bd3 c5 15. dxc5 $1 Nc6 16. Qc1 $1 {[%cal Rc1f4]} Qb4 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 17. a3 Qxc5 18. Ke2 Nd4+ 19. Nxd4 Qxd4 20. f4 O-O 21. Qd2 {Bh7+! is the strong threat.} Qb6 22. Rhe1 f6 {Threatens to win with ...fxe5.} 23. e6 Qxe6+ 24. Kf3 Qd7 25. Rad1 Rad8 26. Qe3 Bd6 27. Bg6 f5 28. Qe6+ $1 ({Don't play} 28. Rxd5 Qc6 $15) 28... Qxe6 29. Rxe6 Bc5 30. Re5 Rf6 31. Bxf5 Bd6 32. Rdxd5 Kf7 33. Re4 g6 34. Bg4 h5 35. Bh3 Re8 36. Red4 Be5 37. Rb4 $1 {[%cal Rb4b7]} ({Of course not} 37. Rxe5 Rxe5 38. g3 Re1 $17) 37... g5 { [%cal Re5f4]} 38. g3 ({And not} 38. Rxe5 Rxe5 39. Bc8 Rxf4+ 40. Rxf4+ gxf4 $17) 38... b6 39. Rd7+ (39. Bd7 $16 Re7 40. Bb5) 39... Kf8 $1 $14 40. Rh7 {aiming for Rh8+.} g4+ 41. Bxg4 hxg4+ 42. Kxg4 {Hoping for Rh8+.} Bd6 43. Rc4 a5 44. Rc6 Kg8 45. Rb7 $1 {[%cal Rb7b6]} Be5 46. Rcxb6 Rxb6 47. Rxb6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KR} Bd4 48. Rb5 Re2 49. b3 Rxh2 50. Rxa5 Re2 (50... Kf7 $14) 51. Rd5 $16 Bb2 (51... Bf2 $16) 52. a4 $18 Bc3 {[#]} 53. Kf5 $1 Re8 {[#]} 54. g4 $1 Rf8+ 55. Ke4 Rb8 56. Rb5 Re8+ $2 (56... Ra8 {was worth a try.} 57. Kd3 Ba5) 57. Kd3 Be1 58. a5 Bf2 59. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Re3+ 60. Kc4 Re4+ 61. Kb3 Kf7 62. Re5 Rd4 63. b5 Rd3+ 64. Kc2 Rg3 (64... Rd4 $142 65. Rf5+ Ke6) 65. g5 Bd4 66. Rd5 Be3 67. Rd3 Rg2+ 68. Kb3 Bc1 69. b6 Ke6 70. Rd4 Rb2+ 71. Ka4 Kf5 72. Rb4 Ra2+ 73. Kb5 Bxf4 {[#]} 74. Rxf4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf4 75. b7 { Precision: White = 87%, Black = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Kramnik, Vladimir"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2787"] [BlackElo "2718"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6h5,Bh5f4,Bf4h3][%mdl 32]} 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 { C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} 7. Bh4 Be7 8. Nbd2 d6 9. Bb3 (9. a4 Nh5 10. g3 Nf6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. h4 h5 13. Nh2 g6 14. g4 hxg4 15. Nxg4 Bxh4 {1-0 (69) Sethuraman,S (2646)-Inarkiev,E (2689) Riadh 2017}) 9... Nh5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. Nc4 Qf6 12. Ne3 Nf4 13. Bc2 Ne7 14. g3 {[#]} Nh3 $146 15. Qe2 c5 16. O-O-O Be6 17. d4 (17. Rhf1 $11 {remains equal. }) 17... cxd4 $17 (17... Bxa2 $6 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. b3 $14) 18. cxd4 Rac8 (18... Bxa2 $17 {aiming for ...Rac8.} 19. b3 (19. dxe5 dxe5 20. b3 a5 $15) 19... Rac8) 19. Kb1 {[#]} Rc7 (19... Rxc2 $1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} 20. Kxc2 (20. Nxc2 Bg4 $15) 20... Qg6) 20. Rd2 Rfc8 (20... Rxc2 $5 21. Kxc2 (21. Nxc2 Bg4 $11) 21... Qg6 $11) 21. dxe5 dxe5 22. Rhd1 g6 23. Rd6 Rc6 24. Bb3 {Black must now prevent Bxe6.} Rf8 $2 (24... Rxd6 $1 $11 25. Rxd6 h5) 25. R1d3 $2 ({White must play} 25. Bxe6 $1 $18 Rxd6 26. Bxh3 (26. Rxd6 fxe6 27. Nd2 Qxf2 $14)) 25... Rfc8 { [%csl Gc8][%cal Rc6c1]} 26. Rd1 $2 (26. Rxc6 $14 Nxc6 27. Rd6) 26... Rf8 $18 27. a3 $2 (27. Bxe6 $1 $18 Rxd6 28. Bxh3 (28. Rxd6 fxe6 29. Nd2 Qxf2 $14)) 27... h5 $11 28. Bxe6 fxe6 29. Rd7 {Hoping for Nh4.} Nc8 $2 (29... Qxf3 $11 { and Black stays safe.} 30. Qxf3 Rxf3 31. Rxe7 Rf7 32. Rxf7 Kxf7) 30. Nc4 $2 ({ Only move:} 30. Nh4 $18) 30... Nxf2 31. Ncxe5 (31. Nfxe5 $6 Nxd1 32. Nxc6 Nxb2 $14) (31. Qxf2 $16 Rxc4 32. R1d3) 31... Nxd1 32. Qxd1 Rc5 (32... Rb6 $11) 33. Qd4 $1 $36 {[%cal Rd4c5][%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} ({Avoid the trap} 33. Rxb7 $2 Rxe5 34. Qd7 Ne7 $19) 33... Nb6 (33... Ra5 $14) 34. Rxb7 $16 ({Reject} 34. Qxc5 $6 Nxd7 35. Nxd7 Qxf3 $11) 34... Rb5 35. Rxa7 Rd8 {[#]} 36. Qc3 $2 (36. Rf7 $1 $18 Rxd4 37. Rxf6 Rxe4 38. Rxg6+ Kf8 39. Rxe6) 36... Rc8 (36... Nd7 $11 37. a4 Rxe5 38. Rxd7 Rxd7 39. Nxe5 Qf1+ 40. Ka2 Rd1) 37. Rc7 Rd8 {[#]} (37... Rxc7 $16 {was necessary.} 38. Qxc7 g5) 38. Qc6 $1 $18 Rb3 $2 ( 38... Rxe5 39. Nxe5 Qxe5) 39. Rf7 {Precision: White = 36%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2768"] [BlackElo "2804"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bf4 {D38: Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} (6. Bg5 O-O 7. e3 Bf5 8. Qb3 Bxc3+ 9. Qxc3 h6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Bg3 Ne4 12. Qxc7 Nc6 13. Qxd8 Rfxd8 14. Be2 Rac8 15. O-O h5 16. h4 g4 17. Ne5 Nb4 18. Bf4 f6 19. Nd3 Nc3 20. bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (20) Ding,L (2774)-Aronian,L (2801) Palma de Mallorca 2017}) 6... Ne4 { LiveBook: 20 Games} 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. Rc1 {The position is equal.} O-O 9. g3 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 9. e3 g5 10. Bg3 h5 11. h4 g4 12. Ne5 Bxc3+ 13. Rxc3 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Nxe5 15. Bxe5 {0-1 (42) Ermenkov,E (2433)-Shyam,S (2496) Albena 2015}) 9... g5 10. Be3 f5 11. Bg2 ({ White should try} 11. Bd2 $15) 11... f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under strong pressure.} 12. gxf4 {[%cal Rf3g5]} Bxc3+ $1 13. bxc3 {[%cal Rf3g5]} gxf4 14. Bd2 Kh8 15. Qb3 $2 {[#]} (15. Rg1 $17 {was worth a try.}) 15... Na5 $1 $19 { [%cal Ra5b3]} 16. Qc2 {[#]} Nc4 $1 17. Rd1 Rg8 18. Ne5 (18. Bf1 $142 Bf5 19. Qc1 Nexd2 20. Nxd2) 18... Nxe5 {Black is clearly winning.} 19. Bxe4 Qg5 { ( -> ...Qg1+!)} (19... dxe4 $2 20. Qxe4 Ng6 21. Bxf4 $19) 20. Bxf4 Qxf4 21. Bxd5 Bf5 {Precision: White = 32%, Black = 97%.} 0-1 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Karjakin, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2752"] [BlackElo "2753"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 c5 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 cxd4 7. Nf3 d5 {LiveBook: 16 Games. E00: Catalan Bogo-Indian (3 g3 Bb4+)} 8. Bg2 dxc4 $146 {With the idea ...Nc6.} ({ Predecessor:} 8... O-O 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Qxd4 Nc6 11. Qxd5 Nxd5 12. Bd2 Rd8 13. e4 Nb6 14. e5 h6 15. Rc1 Rd3 16. Bc3 Na4 {1/2-1/2 (29) Umansky,M (2654)-Van Oosterom,J (2725) ICCF corr 2003}) 9. Qxd4 Qxd4 10. Nxd4 {Threatens to win with Nb5.} O-O 11. Be3 Nd5 12. Rc1 c3 13. b3 Nxe3 14. fxe3 Nd7 15. Rxc3 Rd8 16. O-O Nf6 17. Rc7 Rb8 {The position is equal.} 18. Nb5 a5 19. Na7 Bd7 20. Rd1 ({ Don't play} 20. Rxb7 Rxb7 21. Bxb7 Rb8 $15) 20... b6 21. Bc6 Bxc6 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Nxc6 Rd1+ 24. Kg2 {[#] White threatens Rc8+ and mate.} h5 25. Ne5 Ng4 26. Nxg4 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 81%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Wei, Yi"] [Black "Caruana, Fabiano"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C48"] [WhiteElo "2743"] [BlackElo "2811"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Bc4 Bc5 6. d3 d6 7. Na4 {C48: Four Knights: 4 Bb5, replies other than 4...Bb4} b5 8. Nxd4 bxc4 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} cxd3 11. Nxc5 dxc5 12. cxd3 (12. Bg5 e4 13. cxd3 exd3 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Qxd3 O-O 16. O-O Qxb2 17. Qc4 Qe5 18. Rac1 Qxf5 {1/2-1/2 (18) Ivanchuk,V (2710)-Cheparinov,I (2687) Varadero 2016}) 12... Qd7 13. Qf3 O-O 14. O-O Rfd8 15. Be3 Qxd3 16. Rac1 c4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16... e4 17. Qg3 Qe2 18. Bg5 Qxb2 19. Rxc5 {1/2-1/2 (19) Beketov, N-Preussner,M (2008) ICCF email 2014}) 17. h3 h6 18. Rc3 Qe4 19. Qxe4 Nxe4 20. Rxc4 Nd2 21. Bxd2 $1 Rxd2 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 22. Rb1 Rad8 { The position is equal.} 23. Rxc7 Re2 24. Rxa7 {White wants to play Rc1.} Rdd2 25. Rf1 Rxb2 26. g4 Rxa2 27. Rxa2 Rxa2 28. Re1 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Hou, Yifan"] [Black "Adhiban, B.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B07"] [WhiteElo "2680"] [BlackElo "2655"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "204"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000+30:900+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 { [%emt 0:00:48]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00: 06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Re1 { [%emt 0:00:12]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 7. e4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:24] } 8. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c6 {[%emt 0:02:39]} 9. a4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Re8 { [%emt 0:01:27]} 10. h3 {[%emt 0:02:54]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0: 05:35]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 13. Rad1 {[%emt 0:02:31]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 14. Bg5 {[%emt 0:04:06]} a6 { [%emt 0:09:50]} 15. h4 {[%emt 0:13:22]} b5 {[%emt 0:03:00]} 16. axb5 {[%emt 0: 06:42]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 17. b3 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:21:17]} 18. dxe5 {[%emt 0:15:41]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:03:14]} 19. Bh3 {[%emt 0:08:55]} Nf8 { [%emt 0:14:24]} 20. Qe3 {[%emt 0:02:58]} Rxd1 {[%emt 0:03:25]} 21. Rxd1 { [%emt 0:00:13]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 22. Bxc8 {[%emt 0:08:30]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0: 01:14]} 23. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:06:12]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Na2 {[%emt 0:00:06] } Ne6 {[%emt 0:19:21]} 25. Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Be7 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 26. Nd3 { [%emt 0:11:43]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 27. h5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. b4 {[%emt 0:03:11]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:04:40]} 29. Ra1 {[%emt 0:05:10]} Rd7 { [%emt 0:01:52]} 30. Nh2 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 31. Ra2 {[%emt 0: 04:49]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:03:56]} 32. Rb2 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:04:36]} 33. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Qa8 {[%emt 0:08:26]} 34. c3 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Ne6 {[%emt 0: 00:01]} 35. Ne1 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 36. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:46]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 37. f3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 38. cxb4 { [%emt 0:00:22]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 39. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qa3 {[%emt 0:02: 04]} 40. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Nc1 {[%emt 0:06:57]} Qa3 {[%emt 0:10:04]} 42. Ne2 {[%emt 0:09:32]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:21:22]} 43. Qxb4 { [%emt 0:02:36]} Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 44. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra2 {[%emt 0: 01:09]} 45. Ng4 {[%emt 0:02:14]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:02:52]} 46. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Nxe2 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 47. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:05:31]} Nxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:32]} 48. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne2+ {[%emt 0:00:53]} 49. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ng3+ {[%emt 0: 00:03]} 50. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 51. Rb7+ {[%emt 0:00:03] } Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 52. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 53. Rb7+ { [%emt 0:00:04]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 54. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:02: 17]} 55. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 56. Rb7+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 57. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 58. Ra6 { [%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 59. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00: 03]} 60. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:05:56]} 61. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:04:49]} 62. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 63. Ra6 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:02:27]} 64. Nxe5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7 {[%emt 0: 00:03]} 65. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 66. Ne3 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 67. Nf5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 68. Ra8 { [%emt 0:06:18]} h5 {[%emt 0:03:59]} 69. Rg8+ {[%emt 0:03:16]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00: 05]} 70. Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} h4 {[%emt 0:03:46]} 71. Rd6 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 72. Ne3 {[%emt 0:04:19]} Re7 {[%emt 0:03:36]} 73. Kf2 { [%emt 0:04:50]} Nh3+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 74. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 75. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 76. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 77. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:38]} 78. Kg1 { [%emt 0:13:50]} Ne2+ {[%emt 0:03:09]} 79. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ng3+ {[%emt 0: 00:03]} 80. Nxg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 81. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:24] } Kf7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 82. Rd5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} Re2 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 83. Kg1 { [%emt 0:01:25]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 84. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 85. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 86. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Rf2 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 87. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re2 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 88. Kg1 { [%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 89. f4 {[%emt 0:05:20]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:01: 01]} 90. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 91. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 92. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 93. Rf5+ { [%emt 0:00:04]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 94. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00: 47]} 95. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 96. Rxg3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kxe4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 97. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 98. Kf1 { [%emt 0:00:05]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 99. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00: 25]} 100. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rb2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 101. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 102. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rc2 1/2-1/2 [Event "80th Tata Steel Masters 2018"] [Site "Groningen"] [Date "2018.01.24"] [Round "10"] [White "Jones, Gawain C B"] [Black "Anand, Viswanathan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "2640"] [BlackElo "2767"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "NED"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bc4 {[%cal Bf1c4,Bc4b3,Bb3c2,Bc2e4][%mdl 32]} Nb6 6. Bb3 c4 7. Bc2 d6 8. exd6 Qxd6 9. O-O Bg4 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} 10. h3 (10. Re1 g6 11. b3 Bg7 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 O-O 14. Na3 cxb3 15. axb3 Qd7 16. Nc4 Nd5 17. Be4 {1/2-1/2 (35) Zhigalko,S (2641)-Plat,V (2567) Katowice 2017}) 10... Bh5 11. Re1 O-O-O 12. Be4 e6 {[%cal Be7e6,Be6e5,Be5d4,Bd4c3][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 3 Games } 13. b3 f5 14. Bc2 g6 15. bxc4 $1 {Hoping for d4.} e5 16. d4 $146 (16. d3 $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.}) ({Predecessor:} 16. d3 e4 17. dxe4 {1/2-1/2 (43) Ivanov,B (2401)-Cremasco,G (2499) ICCF email 2014}) 16... exd4 $17 17. Bg5 {[#]} Bg7 $1 18. Bxd8 Rxd8 19. Qd3 Qf4 {...dxc3 is the strong threat.} 20. Qd2 (20. Na3 $17) 20... Qxd2 $19 21. Nbxd2 dxc3 22. Nb3 Bxf3 23. gxf3 Nb4 24. Re2 Nxc4 25. Rc1 b5 26. Na1 Bh6 27. Rb1 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4] [%mdl 32]} ({Stronger than} 27... Nxa2 28. Rxb5 Nd2 29. Re7 $14) 28. Kg2 Nd2 29. Rbe1 Bf4 30. Re7 {[#]} Rd7 $1 ({Not} 30... Nxa2 31. Ra7 $17) 31. Re8+ Kc7 32. Ra8 a4 33. Re6 Kb7 34. Rae8 Bd6 35. Bd1 (35. h4 $142) 35... Nd5 {Black is clearly winning.} 36. Re1 Nf4+ 37. Kh1 Bc5 38. Be2 Nxe2 39. R1xe2 b4 40. R2e5 Rc7 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 100%.} 0-1
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. Giri, Anish g NED 2752 * ½ 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ . ½ 1 . . 1 7 2903
2. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2834 ½ * . ½ ½ 1 . ½ ½ 1 . ½ 1 1 7 2888
3. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2804 0 . * ½ . ½ ½ 1 1 . ½ 1 1 1 7 2894
4. Kramnik, Vladimir g RUS 2787 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ . 1 1 ½ 1 . . ½ 2859
5. Anand, Viswanathan g IND 2767 ½ ½ . 0 * . ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 ½ . 6 2818
6. So, Wesley g USA 2792 ½ 0 ½ ½ . * ½ ½ 1 . ½ ½ 1 . 2798
7. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2753 ½ . ½ . ½ ½ * . ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 2772
8. Svidler, Peter g RUS 2768 ½ ½ 0 0 ½ ½ . * ½ ½ . . ½ 1 2709
9. Wei, Yi g CHN 2743 . ½ 0 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ * 1 ½ ½ . . 4 2695
10. Jones, Gawain C B g ENG 2640 ½ 0 . ½ 0 . ½ ½ 0 * . ½ 1 ½ 4 2683
11. Matlakov, Maxim g RUS 2718 0 . ½ 0 0 ½ ½ . ½ . * ½ ½ 1 4 2682
12. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2811 . ½ 0 . 0 ½ 0 . ½ ½ ½ * ½ 1 4 2666
13. Adhiban, Baskaran g IND 2655 . 0 0 . ½ 0 ½ ½ . 0 ½ ½ * ½ 3 2607
14. Hou, Yifan g CHN 2680 0 0 0 ½ . . ½ 0 . ½ 0 0 ½ * 2 2512
Round 1 (January 13, 2018)
Giri, Anish - Hou, Yifan 1-0 64 C42 Petroff's Defence
Carlsen, Magnus - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 41 C42 Petroff's Defence
Kramnik, Vladimir - Wei, Yi 1-0 55 D77 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Anand, Viswanathan - Matlakov, Maxim 1-0 53 C77 Ruy Lopez Anderssen
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
Round 2 (January 14, 2018)
Giri, Anish - Kramnik, Vladimir 1-0 35 A13 Reti Opening
Karjakin, Sergey - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 31 A07 Barcza System
Wei, Yi - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 124 D80 Gruenfeld 4.Bg5
Matlakov, Maxim - So, Wesley ½-½ 30 E04 Catalan
Caruana, Fabiano - Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 69 E71 King's Indian 5.h3
Adhiban, Baskaran - Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 36 C47 Four Knights
Hou, Yifan - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 48 C15 French Winawer
Round 3 (January 15, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Wei, Yi ½-½ 46 E06 Catalan
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Matlakov, Maxim ½-½ 25 D45 Anti-Meran Variations
Kramnik, Vladimir - Hou, Yifan ½-½ 32 A18 English Opening
Anand, Viswanathan - Caruana, Fabiano 1-0 42 C42 Petroff's Defence
So, Wesley - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 46 D38 QGD Ragozin
Svidler, Peter - Giri, Anish ½-½ 21 C48 Four Knights Rubinstein
Jones, Gawain C B - Adhiban, Baskaran 1-0 55 C07 French Tarrasch
Round 4 (January 16, 2018)
Giri, Anish - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 31 C19 French Winawer
Kramnik, Vladimir - Svidler, Peter 1-0 24 D78 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Karjakin, Sergey - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 35 C42 Petroff's Defence
Wei, Yi - Jones, Gawain C B 1-0 48 E71 King's Indian 5.h3
Caruana, Fabiano - So, Wesley ½-½ 48 E46 Nimzo Indian Rubinstein
Adhiban, Baskaran - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 38 A09 Reti Opening
Hou, Yifan - Matlakov, Maxim 0-1 54 C89 Ruy Lopez Marshall
Round 5 (January 17, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 63 C50 Giuoco Piano
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Caruana, Fabiano 1-0 43 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Anand, Viswanathan - Wei, Yi ½-½ 29 C42 Petroff's Defence
So, Wesley - Adhiban, Baskaran 1-0 80 A10 Dutch, QI and KID Systems
Svidler, Peter - Hou, Yifan 1-0 41 D38 QGD Ragozin
Jones, Gawain C B - Giri, Anish ½-½ 25 B14 Caro Kann Panov
Matlakov, Maxim - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 16 A07 Barcza System
Round 6 (January 19, 2018)
Giri, Anish - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 20 E03 Catalan
Kramnik, Vladimir - Jones, Gawain C B ½-½ 41 A49 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Svidler, Peter - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 31 A13 Reti Opening
Wei, Yi - So, Wesley 0-1 41 A06 Zukertort Opening
Caruana, Fabiano - Matlakov, Maxim ½-½ 38 C88 Ruy Lopez Closed
Adhiban, Baskaran - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 86 A33 English Symmetrical
Hou, Yifan - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 32 B18 Caro Kann
Round 7 (January 20, 2018)
Carlsen, Magnus - Hou, Yifan 1-0 55 D35 QGD Exchange
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Wei, Yi 1-0 30 E06 Catalan
Anand, Viswanathan - Kramnik, Vladimir 0-1 36 C50 Giuoco Piano
So, Wesley - Giri, Anish ½-½ 40 D55 Queens Gambit Old Lasker Variation
Karjakin, Sergey - Caruana, Fabiano 1-0 46 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Jones, Gawain C B - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 34 B22 Sicilian Alapin
Matlakov, Maxim - Adhiban, Baskaran ½-½ 53 E68 King's Indian Fianchetto
Round 8 (January 21, 2018)
Giri, Anish - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 1-0 32 A30 English Symmetrical
Carlsen, Magnus - Jones, Gawain C B 1-0 42 B76 Sicilian Modern Dragon
Kramnik, Vladimir - So, Wesley ½-½ 28 A14 Reti Opening
Svidler, Peter - Anand, Viswanathan ½-½ 27 A35 English Symmetrical
Wei, Yi - Matlakov, Maxim ½-½ 26 C47 Four Knights
Adhiban, Baskaran - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 43 A05 Various
Hou, Yifan - Caruana, Fabiano 0-1 58 C96 Ruy Lopez
Round 9 (January 23, 2018)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar - Kramnik, Vladimir ½-½ 27 C53 Giuoco Piano
Anand, Viswanathan - Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 32 C95 Ruy Lopez Breyer
So, Wesley - Svidler, Peter ½-½ 38 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Karjakin, Sergey - Wei, Yi ½-½ 36 D30 Queen's Gambit (without Nc3)
Jones, Gawain C B - Hou, Yifan ½-½ 65 A14 Reti Opening
Matlakov, Maxim - Giri, Anish 0-1 39 A07 Barcza System
Caruana, Fabiano - Adhiban, Baskaran ½-½ 60 E71 King's Indian 5.h3
Round 10 (January 24, 2018)
Giri, Anish - Karjakin, Sergey ½-½ 26 E00 Catalan
Carlsen, Magnus - So, Wesley 1-0 75 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Kramnik, Vladimir - Matlakov, Maxim 1-0 39 C53 Giuoco Piano
Svidler, Peter - Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar 0-1 21 D38 QGD Ragozin
Wei, Yi - Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 28 C48 Four Knights Rubinstein
Jones, Gawain C B - Anand, Viswanathan 0-1 40 B22 Sicilian Alapin
Hou, Yifan - Adhiban, Baskaran ½-½ 102 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
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