Alexey Dreev on winning the Fall Chess Classic – Group A with 6½/9 points.

Alexey Dreev on winning the Fall Chess Classic - Group A with 6½/9 points.

Photo by Austin Fuller / STLChessClub

St Louis Fall Chess Classic 2018 (Saint Louis USA) 
Wed 10th Oct 2018 - Thu 18th Oct 2018 - Official Site - Results

St Louis Fall A 2018 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpA

 

St Louis Fall Chess Classic 2018 (Saint Louis USA) 
Wed 10th Oct 2018 - Thu 18th Oct 2018 - Official Site - Results

St Louis Fall B 2018 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games GpB

[Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.10"] [Round "1"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Hansen, Eric"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B91"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nf3 {B91: Sizilianisch (Najdorf-Variante mit 6.g3)} (7. Nb3 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. a4 Nc6 10. O-O Nb4 11. a5 Be6 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ra4 Nc6 15. Nd5 Rc8 16. c3 g6 17. Nxf6+ Qxf6 18. Qxd6 {1/2-1/2 (68) Duda,J (2737)-Grischuk,A (2766) chess.com INT 2018} ) 7... Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O b5 {LiveBook: 4 Partien} 10. Nd5 Bb7 $146 ({ Vorgänger:} 10... Bg4 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. Be3 Nc6 13. a4 b4 14. Qd2 a5 {1/2-1/2 (24) Ruparelia,N-Agar,R CServe email 1995}) 11. Nxe7+ Qxe7 12. Nh4 {Schwarz muss nun Sf5 beachten.} Qe6 ({Viel schwächer wäre} 12... Nxe4 13. Nf5 $16) ({ Aber nicht} 12... Bxe4 $2 13. Bxe4 Nxe4 14. Qd5 $18) 13. Re1 Nbd7 14. Qe2 Rac8 15. c3 Rc4 16. f3 d5 17. exd5 Bxd5 18. Qf1 Re8 19. Bd2 h6 20. b3 {[#] zielt auf Lh3 ab.} Rcc8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Schwarz steht aktiver.} 21. Rac1 a5 22. Bh3 ({Bitte nicht} 22. Qxb5 g5 $17) 22... Qc6 23. c4 bxc4 24. bxc4 Bxc4 25. Qf2 Qa6 26. Nf5 Rc6 27. Nd4 Rb6 28. Bxa5 Qxa5 29. Rxc4 Rb2 30. Rc2 Rxc2 31. Nxc2 Qxa2 32. Ne3 Qb3 33. Bf5 Nc5 34. Qd2 e4 35. Rc1 (35. Qd4 $17 Ne6 36. Bxe6 Rxe6 37. f4) 35... Nd3 $19 36. Rf1 Ra8 (36... Qb6 $19 {und Schwarz behält klar die Oberhand. Und weiter mit ...g6 wäre nett.} 37. fxe4 Ne5) 37. Bxe4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37. fxe4 $17 {nur so!} Ra2 38. Qd1) 37... Nxe4 38. fxe4 Ra2 39. Qd1 Qb2 {[%csl Ga2][%cal Rb2h2] [#]} 40. Qh5 Ne5 41. Kh1 Qd2 42. Qxe5 Qxh2# {Precision: Weiß = 35%, Schwarz = 65%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.10"] [Round "1"] [White "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Black "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2673"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "181"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,181,17,8,10,3,23,14,15,8,9,15,31,0,8,7,8,15,12,-3,-1,-1,-1,-4,0,0,0, -5,75,0,71,70,76,76,76,76,76,77,77,77,77,75,76,75,76,63,131,137,168,155,164, 162,164,137,129,130,157,154,150,0,83,0,146,120,137,162,145,131,141,131,125,124, 158,134,253,253,249,245,289,272,204,250,611,599,591,582,568,529,493,0,184,0, 421,421,582,209,216,208,202,168,400,366,216,331,574,552,396,8,8,8,8,8,15,13,30, 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Nf3 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 c3 10. bxc3 O-O {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 11. Ne1 {[%cal Bf3e1,Be1c2,Bc2a3,Ba3b5,Bb5d6][%mdl 32]} Be7 12. Nc2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nd3 Bd7 13. Nb3 b6 14. c4 Rfd8 15. Bb2 Rac8 16. Rac1 Nb4 17. Nxb4 Bxb4 18. Bb7 {1-0 (38) Le,Q (2737)-Harikrishna,P (2744) Huaian 2017}) 12... Bd7 13. Ba3 Bxa3 14. Nxa3 Rfd8 15. Nb3 Be8 16. Nb5 Rac8 17. Nd6 Rc7 18. Nxb7 Rxd1+ 19. Rxd1 Rxb7 20. Bxc6 $1 Bxc6 21. Na5 $1 Rc7 22. Nxc6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Threatening mate with Rd8+. KRN-KRN} Kf8 (22... g5 $11 23. Ne5 Rxc3) 23. Rd8+ $16 Ne8 24. Nd4 $1 Ke7 25. Ra8 $1 Nd6 26. Rxa7 Rxa7 27. Nc6+ Kd7 28. Nxa7 {KN-KN} Kc7 {Threatens to win with ...Kb6.} 29. c4 $1 Nxc4 30. Nb5+ Kc6 31. Nc3 f5 ({Better is} 31... Nd2 $14) 32. e4 $1 Kc5 33. exf5 exf5 34. Kg2 g5 35. Kf3 Kd4 36. Nb5+ Kc5 37. Nc7 $1 {[%cal Rc7e6] aiming for Ne6+.} Kd6 38. Nb5+ (38. Na6 $142 $1) 38... Kc5 $1 {[%cal Rc5b5]} 39. Nc7 (39. Na7 $142) 39... Kd6 $1 {[%cal Rd6c7]} 40. Na6 $1 Ke5 41. Nc5 Kd5 42. Nb3 Nb2 43. Nd2 h6 44. Nf1 Ke5 45. Ne3 Na4 (45... h5 $16 46. Ke2 g4) 46. g4 $1 $18 f4 47. Nf5 Nc3 48. a3 ( {Don't take} 48. Nxh6 $6 Nxa2 49. Nf5 Nc3 $18) 48... h5 49. Nh6 hxg4+ $2 (49... h4 50. Nf7+ Kf6) 50. Kxg4 Kf6 51. Ng8+ Kg6 52. Ne7+ Kf6 53. Ng8+ $2 (53. Nc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6b4]} Nd1 54. a4 Nxf2+ 55. Kf3) 53... Kg6 $1 54. Ne7+ $2 (54. f3 $1) 54... Kf6 55. Nc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6b4]} Nd1 56. Kf3 $2 (56. a4) 56... Nc3 57. h3 Kf5 58. Nd4+ Ke5 $2 (58... Kg6 59. Kg4 Ne4) 59. Ne2 Ne4 {[#]} 60. Ng1 $1 Nc5 $2 {[#]} (60... Kf5 61. a4 Nd2+ 62. Ke2 Nb3) 61. Kg4 $1 Kf6 62. h4 $2 ({White must play} 62. Nf3 $18) 62... gxh4 $11 63. Kxf4 {Black must now prevent Kg4.} Nd3+ 64. Ke3 Ne5 65. Ke4 {And now a4 would win.} Ke6 66. Nh3 {With the idea a4. } Nc4 {The position is equal.} 67. a4 Kd6 68. Kd4 Nb6 69. a5 Nd7 70. f4 Kc6 71. Kc4 Nc5 72. Kb4 Nd3+ 73. Kc4 Nc5 74. Ng5 Nb7 75. Kb4 (75. a6 {feels hotter.} Nd6+ 76. Kd3 Kb6 77. a7 Kxa7 78. Kd4) 75... Nd6 76. Nh3 Nf5 77. Kc4 Nd6+ 78. Kd4 Kb5 79. Ke5 Nc4+ 80. Kd5 {Strongly threatening a6!} Ne3+ 81. Ke4 Nc4 82. Kf3 Kxa5 83. f5 Kb5 84. f6 Kc6 85. Kg4 Kd7 86. Ng5 Nd6 87. Kxh4 Ne8 88. f7 Ke7 89. Kh5 Nd6 90. Kg6 Nxf7 $1 91. Nxf7 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 62%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.10"] [Round "1"] [White "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E06"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "133"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,133,15,10,22,2,1,0,3,0,15,23,10,10,13,8,12,9,9,9,9,13,32,0,10,8,36, 33,26,34,43,31,33,33,39,31,46,34,37,37,20,13,15,12,12,12,45,46,76,72,79,61,56, 0,75,42,41,44,40,0,38,26,31,0,0,0,29,13,51,53,46,39,47,18,25,8,14,12,18,5,5,5, 5,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} 10. Qxc4 (10. Nbd2 b5 11. Ng5 Ra7 12. Nde4 Nxe4 13. Qxe4 g6 14. axb5 axb5 15. Qh4 h5 16. Rxa7 Bxa7 17. g4 { 0-1 (50) So,W (2780)-Dominguez Perez,L (2739) Saint Louis 2018}) 10... b6 11. Ne5 Ra7 $1 12. Nd3 Be7 13. Bf4 Bb7 14. Bxb7 Rxb7 15. Nd2 b5 16. axb5 axb5 17. Qc2 {[#]} Nd5 $146 18. Nf3 Nd7 19. Rfc1 {[%cal Bf1c1,Bc1c6,Bc6a6][%mdl 32]} Qb6 20. Qc6 h6 21. Bd2 Qxc6 22. Rxc6 Rd8 23. Kf1 Bf6 24. Rac1 Kh7 25. Ra6 N5b6 26. Ba5 Rc8 27. Rxc8 Nxc8 28. e4 Ra7 29. Rxa7 Nxa7 30. e5 Be7 31. Nd4 Nc5 32. Ke2 Na6 33. Bb6 Nc8 34. Ba5 Na7 $1 35. Kd2 Kg8 36. Bb6 Nc8 37. Ba5 Na7 $1 38. Kc3 Kf8 39. Bb6 Nc8 40. Ba5 Na7 $1 41. b4 Ke8 42. Bb6 Nc8 43. Bc5 {Bxe7 is the strong threat.} Bxc5 44. Nxc5 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KNN-KNN} (44. bxc5 { is more complex.} Na7 45. f3 Kd8 46. f4 g6 47. g4) 44... Nc7 $1 45. Nc6 Nb6 { The position is equal.} 46. Kd4 Nbd5 47. f4 h5 48. Ke4 Nc3+ 49. Kd3 N3d5 50. Kd4 h4 51. Ke4 hxg3 52. hxg3 Ne7 53. Nxe7 (53. Na7 {is interesting.} Ned5 54. Nd3 Ke7 55. Nc6+ Kd7 56. Nd4) 53... Kxe7 $11 {KN-KN} 54. Kd4 f5 55. exf6+ gxf6 56. Nd3 {Black should prevent Kc5.} Kd6 57. g4 Nd5 58. g5 fxg5 59. fxg5 Ne7 60. Nc5 {[#] Black must now prevent Ne4+.} Nc6+ 61. Kc3 Ke5 62. g6 Kf6 {[#]} 63. g7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxg7 64. Nxe6+ Kf6 65. Nd4 Nxb4 66. Kxb4 Ke5 67. Kxb5 { Precision: White = 53%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.10"] [Round "1"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E12"] [WhiteElo "2649"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "145"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. a3 {[%emt 0:00: 33]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. cxd5 { [%emt 0:06:12]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 7. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Be7 {[%emt 0:03: 41]} 8. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 9. Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 10. e3 {[%emt 0:14:30]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 11. Bd3 {[%emt 0: 01:42]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 12. Be2 {[%emt 0:18:53]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:11:02]} 13. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:09:06]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} O-O { [%emt 0:01:17]} 15. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:05:17]} 16. Rac1 { [%emt 0:00:36]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:09:36]} 17. Bc4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01: 26]} 18. h3 {[%emt 0:07:59]} c5 {[%emt 0:04:50]} 19. Ba2 {[%emt 0:05:52]} g6 { [%emt 0:13:43]} 20. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 21. Rxd8+ { [%emt 0:00:36]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. Ne5 {[%emt 0:04:22]} f6 {[%emt 0:10: 34]} 23. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:05:02]} 24. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:36]} f4 {[%emt 0:05:42]} 26. b4 { [%emt 0:02:26]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:07:27]} 27. Ne6+ {[%emt 0:00:44]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00: 03]} 28. Nxf4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 30. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 31. Kg3 { [%emt 0:06:57]} g5 {[%emt 0:06:50]} 32. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00: 47]} 33. Kf3 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:03:39]} 34. g4 {[%emt 0:04:40]} a6 { [%emt 0:01:21]} 35. Nc1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 36. Rc8 {[%emt 0: 03:06]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 37. Ne2 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 38. Nc3+ {[%emt 0:04:22]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ra1 { [%emt 0:02:17]} 40. Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Ne4 { [%emt 0:06:37]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 42. Rxd6+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} Kxe4 {[%emt 0: 00:05]} 43. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:03:30]} 44. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:12] } Ke5 {[%emt 0:06:02]} 45. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:08:04]} 46. f4+ { [%emt 0:12:06]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 47. exf4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kxf4 {[%emt 0: 02:34]} 48. Rxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 49. Rf5+ {[%emt 0:00: 21]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 50. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 51. Rxa6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 52. Ra5+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kg6 { [%emt 0:00:06]} 53. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rb2+ {[%emt 0:04:20]} 54. Kg3 { [%emt 0:01:04]} Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 55. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} h6 {[%emt 0:02: 02]} 56. Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:58]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 57. Rb8 {[%emt 0:06:17]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 58. Rb7 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 59. Rb6+ { [%emt 0:00:13]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 60. b5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01: 41]} 61. g5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} hxg5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 62. Kxg5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxh3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 63. Rb7+ {[%emt 0:01:50]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 64. b6 { [%emt 0:00:38]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:02:27]} 65. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00: 03]} 66. Rb8+ {[%emt 0:01:06]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 68. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 69. Kc6 { [%emt 0:00:26]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 70. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00: 46]} 71. Kd5 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:02:57]} 72. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:01:40]} 73. Kf4 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.10"] [Round "1"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Robson, Ray"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D80"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2682"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,60,21,13,32,46,21,34,23,31,26,32,25,44,-13,-8,-21,0,0,0,0,0,0,15,0,0, 0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Bg7 (4... Ne4 5. Bf4 Bg7 6. Nxd5 Na6 7. Nc3 Nxc3 8. bxc3 c5 9. e3 O-O 10. Nf3 Qa5 11. Qd2 Rd8 12. Be2 Bg4 13. Bg3 {0-1 (77) Lenderman,A (2630) -Vachier Lagrave,M (2780) chess.com INT 2018}) 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 {D80: Grünfeld: Unusual White 4th moves and 4 Bg5} c5 7. dxc5 Nd7 8. e3 {White is slightly better.} O-O 9. Bc4 Nxc5 10. Nge2 Qb6 11. Bb3 (11. Qd2 $14) 11... Rd8 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 11... Bg4 12. O-O Bxe2 13. Nxe2 Bxb2 {1/2-1/2 (72) Margvelashvili,G (2530)-Izoria,Z (2599) chess.com INT 2018}) 12. Nd4 Qb4 13. O-O Bxd4 14. exd4 Nxb3 15. axb3 b5 16. Qe2 Bb7 17. Qxb5 Qxb5 18. Nxb5 Bxd5 19. Nc7 Rab8 20. Nxd5 Rxd5 21. Rxa7 Rxb3 22. Rxe7 Rxb2 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 23. Re4 Rd2 24. g3 Kg7 25. Rfe1 R5xd4 26. Rxd4 Rxd4 27. h4 h5 28. Kg2 Ra4 29. Re3 Rb4 30. Kf3 Rb2 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 86%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Robson, Ray"] [Black "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2682"] [BlackElo "2655"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,58,0,-1,15,16,8,13,27,2,27,6,-15,1,5,-21,-15,-126,-131,-191,-188, -203,-203,-193,-200,-189,-154,-208,-210,-202,-206,-204,-173,-266,-254,-254, -256,-250,-247,-257,-255,-254,-254,-237,-245,-288,-276,-385,-375,-495,-489]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nc4 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. Ne3 {Threatens to win with Nd5.} c6 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 7. b3 d5 8. Bb2 Na6 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8... Be6 9. g3 Nd7 10. Bg2 Ndf6 11. c4 dxc4 12. bxc4 Qb4 13. Bc3 Nxc3 14. Nxc3 {1-0 (27) Wei,Y (2734)-Ye,R (2461) Tianjin 2018}) 9. g3 Be6 10. Bg2 O-O-O 11. c4 Nf6 12. cxd5 Bxd5 13. Bxf6 (13. Bxd5 $11 {remains equal.} Nxd5 14. O-O) 13... Qxf6 $17 14. Nxd5 (14. Nc3 $17 Bxg2 15. Nxg2) 14... Qxa1 $19 15. Ndc3 Nc7 {aiming for ... Re8.} 16. O-O Qb2 17. Qc4 Be7 18. d4 {[#]} (18. Qxf7 $17 Bf6 19. Ne4) 18... Kb8 $1 19. Rd1 Rhe8 20. Bf3 Bf6 21. Na4 (21. Kg2 {was called for.}) 21... Qa1 22. Nac3 Ne6 23. d5 {[#]} cxd5 $1 24. Nxd5 Qxa2 25. Nd2 {intending Nb4.} Qa6 26. Qxa6 bxa6 {[%cal Bb7a6,Ba6a5][%mdl 32]} 27. Nb4 Rd6 {Hoping for ...Bc3.} 28. Kg2 {White hopes to continue with Rc1.} Red8 29. Rc1 a5 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 80%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2673"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "125"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,125,60,106,118,104,104,98,93,163,162,164,172,170,177,187,177,173,170, 181,184,177,171,183,177,181,174,219,209,241,237,308,288,334,349,358,354,379, 370,394,394,394,394,418,419,417,391,395,297,425,419,410,296,408,395,423,434, 415,446,435,417,611,605,587,597,668,660,822,820,787,750,742,726,699,1096,1087, 850,1167,1042,854,828,1157,596,934,1170,792,940,1164,856,29979,29980,29981, 29981,29981,29983,29983,29984,29986,29987,29987,29988,29988,29989,29989,29990] } 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bc4 c6 6. Bd2 Qc7 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 e6 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Nb6 12. Bb3 O-O-O 13. g5 {B01: Scandinavian Defence} Ne8 14. Ne4 Nd6 15. Bf4 {aiming for c4!White is better.} Nd5 (15... Qd7 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 16. Be5 $18 { And now c4 would win.} Qd7 17. Nxd6+ Bxd6 18. c4 $1 {[%cal Rc4d5]} ({And not} 18. Bxg7 Rhg8 $11) 18... Nc7 19. Bxg7 Rhg8 20. Bf6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} Be7 21. Bc2 $146 Bxf6 22. Qxf6 Ne8 23. Qe5 Nd6 24. b3 ({Worse is} 24. Bxh7 f6 $17) 24... Rh8 25. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} h6 26. f4 Rde8 27. h5 Qe7 28. g6 f6 29. Qe3 Qc7 30. Kb1 Nf5 31. Qf2 Ng7 32. d5 {Hoping for d6. } exd5 33. Qxa7 dxc4 34. Qa8+ Qb8 35. Qxb8+ Kxb8 36. Rd7 Rhg8 37. Rf7 c3 38. Rxf6 Re2 39. f5 Ne8 40. Rf7 Nd6 41. Rd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7d6]} Nb5 (41... Ne8 $142 42. Rh7 Rg2) 42. Bd3 Rf2 43. Rc1 Na3+ 44. Ka1 Re8 {[#]} 45. g7 $1 Ka7 {[#]} 46. Re7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nc2+ (46... Rxe7 47. g8=Q) 47. Bxc2 Rxc2 48. Rxc2 (48. Rg1 $142 Rd8 {[#]} 49. Rd7 $3 {[%mdl 512]}) 48... Rxe7 49. Rxc3 Rxg7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 50. Rf3 Kb6 51. Kb2 Kc5 52. f6 Rf7 53. Kc3 Kd5 54. a4 Ke5 55. Kc4 Rxf6 56. Rxf6 {White mates.} Kxf6 {K3P-K3P} 57. Kc5 Kg5 58. Kb6 Kxh5 59. a5 Kg5 60. Kxb7 h5 61. a6 h4 62. a7 h3 63. a8=Q {Precision: White = 98%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2649"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,105,10,3,-20,-29,-48,-53,-56,-11,-13,-23,-112,-97,-194,-204,-202, -201,-206,-196,-243,-236,-238,-231,-236,-223,-229,-243,-237,-227,-265,-252, -877,-375,-372,-355,-379,-348,-360,-348,-576,-596,-584,-590,-585,-582,-581, -580,-556,-515,-553,-533,-543,-540,-535,-531,-625,-507,-605,-319,-297,-227, -210,-209,-450,-68,-66,-72,-54,-64,-77,-74,-84,-52,-50,-2,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nd2 e6 5. Nb3 c5 (5... Nd7 6. Nf3 Ne7 7. Be2 Ng6 8. O-O f6 9. c4 dxc4 10. Bxc4 fxe5 11. Ng5 Qf6 12. g4 Nf4 13. Bxf4 exf4 14. Nxe6 Bxe6 15. Bxe6 {1/2-1/2 (46) Grischuk,A (2766)-Mamedyarov,S (2808) Paris 2018}) 6. dxc5 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Bxc5 7. Nxc5 Qa5+ 8. c3 Qxc5 9. Nf3 Qc7 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 10. Nd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 Nc6 12. O-O Nge7 13. Bf4 {0-1 (38) Weichhold,P (2428)-Socko, B (2583) Poland 2017}) 10... Qxe5+ 11. Be3 Ne7 12. Qb3 Qc7 13. Nb5 (13. Nxf5 Nxf5 14. Bb5+ Nc6 $17) 13... Qd7 14. Bf4 (14. Bxa7 $11 {keeps the balance.} O-O 15. Be2) 14... O-O $17 15. Nc7 {[#]} (15. Nd6 $17 {might work better.}) 15... e5 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 16. Bxe5 Nbc6 17. Bg3 Rac8 $1 18. Qxb7 Rb8 19. Qa6 Rxb2 {Threatens to win with ...Rfb8.} 20. Bb5 Rc8 21. Qa3 {[#]} Rxb5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 22. Nxb5 {Strongly threatening 0-0.} Qe6+ 23. Kd2 Qe4 24. Rhb1 $2 (24. Nd6 Qc2+ 25. Ke1 Bd3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 26. Qb2 Qxb2 27. Kd1 Qe2+ 28. Kc1 Qc2#) (24. Qb2 Na5 25. Nd6 Nc4+ 26. Nxc4 Qxc4 27. Rhd1) 24... h5 (24... Ne5 $142 25. Bxe5 Qxe5 ) 25. Rb2 {Black should prevent Nd6.} h4 26. Nd6 Qd3+ 27. Ke1 {[#]} h3 $1 { [%cal Rh3g2][%mdl 512]} 28. Rd2 $2 {[#]} (28. gxh3 $2 Nd4 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]}) (28. Rd1 Qxd1+ 29. Kxd1 hxg2 30. Nxc8 g1=Q+ 31. Kd2 Bxc8 32. Qa4) 28... hxg2 $1 {[%cal Rg2g1][%mdl 512]} 29. Rxd3 g1=Q+ 30. Kd2 Qxa1 31. Nxc8 Nxc8 32. Rxd5 Nb6 33. Rc5 Qf1 34. Qb3 Qd3+ 35. Kc1 Qe4 36. Qd1 Qb1+ 37. Kd2 Qxa2+ 38. Ke1 Qe6+ 39. Qe2 {[#] Hoping for Qxe6.} Be4 $1 40. Bc7 $2 (40. f3 {keeps fighting.} Bxf3 41. Qxe6 fxe6 42. Bc7) 40... Nd5 $2 {[#]} (40... Nd7 $19 41. Rc4 f5) 41. f3 $1 $15 {[%mdl 512] [#]} Nxc3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} (41... Bxf3 42. Qxe6) 42. Rxc3 Nd4 $1 {[%csl LRe2,LRf3]} 43. Qe3 Nxf3+ 44. Kf2 Qf6 45. Bf4 {Rc8+ is the strong threat.} Qg6 {( -> ...Qg1+)} 46. Bg3 $1 {The position is equal.} a6 47. Qf4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Qb6+ 48. Re3 $1 Qb2+ 49. Re2 Qd4+ 50. Qe3 Qf6 {aiming for ...g5.} 51. Qf4 ({Wrong is} 51. Qxe4 $2 Ng5+ 52. Qf4 Nh3+ 53. Ke3 Nxf4 $19) 51... Qd4+ 52. Qe3 Qf6 {White must now prevent ...g5.} 53. Qf4 {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 59%.} ({Don't blunder} 53. Qxe4 $2 Ng5+ 54. Kg1 Nxe4 $19) 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2656"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,83,0,0,-10,0,-12,-11,-9,-13,-12,-17,-4,-11,0,66,72,74,72,72,67,72,79, 72,74,77,71,64,83,81,85,82,85,81,79,84,82,92,95,102,103,159,157,159,145,161, 113,107,116,246,244,245,240,237,230,234,234,466,447,491,497,486,489,860,854, 812,512,29985,29986,29991,29992]} 1. Nf3 {Stohl,I} c5 2. c4 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6, Bc6e5,Be5g6][%mdl 32]} 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nb3 Ne5 8. e4 Bb4 {[#] LiveBook: 323 Partien. Und ...Sxe4 würde nun gewinnen. A33: Englische Eröffnung (Symmetrische Variante)} 9. c5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qc6 { zielt auf ...Dxe4+ ab.} (9... Bxc5 10. Nxc5) 10. f3 b6 {und nun wäre ...Sxe4! stark für Schwarz.Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 11. Bf4 Ng6 12. Bd6 bxc5 13. a3 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss puts up resistance} Bxc3+ $1 14. bxc3 {[#] Weiss will Sa5 spielen.} Ba6 $146 (14... a5 $1 $11 15. Nxc5 Nd5) ({Vorgänger:} 14... a5 15. e5 Nd5 16. Bd3 {0-1 (55) Morozevich,A (2758)-Topalov,V (2771) Zug 2013 CBM 154 [Stohl,I]}) 15. Bxa6 $14 Qxa6 16. Nxc5 Qc6 17. Qd4 Nd5 18. exd5 Qxd6 19. dxe6 Qxd4 20. exf7+ ({Ein No Go ist} 20. cxd4 $6 dxe6 21. Ke2 O-O $11) 20... Kxf7 21. cxd4 Rab8 22. O-O d6 23. Ne4 d5 24. Ng5+ Kf6 25. f4 {[%cal Bf3f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} h6 26. Nf3 Rhc8 27. f5 Ne7 (27... Nf8 $142) 28. Rae1 $16 Rb6 29. Ne5 {[#] Und weiter mit Sd7+ wäre nett.} Rc7 30. Re2 h5 31. Nd3 Rc4 ( 31... Rd6 $16 {war nötig.}) 32. Nc5 $18 Rd6 33. Re6+ Rxe6 34. fxe6+ {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTS-KTS} Kg6 35. Rf7 Nc6 $2 (35... Ng8 {ist wohl besser.} 36. Nd3 (36. Rxa7 Rxd4 37. Rf7 Rd2 $18) 36... Rxd4) 36. Nd3 Rxd4 37. Nf4+ Kh6 38. Rc7 Na5 (38... Rc4 $142 39. Nxd5 g5) 39. e7 Re4 40. Rxa7 {Ta6+ ist eine echte Drohung.} Nc4 (40... Nc6 $18) 41. Ra6+ Kh7 42. Ne6 {Precision: Weiß = 86%, Schwarz = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Hansen, Eric"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,78,34,34,33,26,25,25,25,5,9,8,18,12,10,9,22,7,27,30,36,21,35,36,37,0, 0,0,-11,-25,-14,-39,-17,-29,-12,-12,-12,-14,-14,-21,-23,-73,-44,-77,-79,-90, -88,-118,-123,-170,-151,-195,-203,-205,-193,-251,-244,-272,-262,-258,-214,-392, -404,-1527,-1460,-29994,-29995]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Nxe4 6. Qxe4 Be6 {B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} (6... Qd5 7. Qe3 Bf5 8. d3 Nd7 9. Bd2 e5 10. Bc3 f6 11. Be2 Bc5 12. d4 Bb6 13. Qd2 e4 14. Qe3 { 0-1 (56) Zvjaginsev,V (2644)-Riazantsev,A (2649) Cheliabinsk 2018}) 7. b3 Nd7 8. Bb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nf6 {White is slightly better.} 9. Qe3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9. Qe5 Bg4 10. Qf4 e6 11. Bd3 Bh5 12. Ne5 Bg6 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Qf3 {1-0 (54) Buksa,N (2357)-Girya,O (2470) Stary Smokovec 2018}) 9... Bf5 10. c4 e6 11. h3 h6 12. Be2 Be7 13. O-O O-O 14. Rfe1 Bh7 15. Ne5 Ne4 16. d3 Bc5 17. d4 Bb4 {Strongly threatening ...Bd2.} 18. Red1 Qg5 19. f4 Qg3 20. Bf3 Rad8 21. Nd3 (21. Qe2 $5 {[%cal Rf3e4]} Nd6 22. Nd3 Bxd3 23. Rxd3 $11) 21... Be7 22. Nc1 Qg6 23. Ne2 Ng3 24. Nxg3 Qxg3 25. d5 cxd5 26. cxd5 Bc2 27. Rdc1 Bf5 28. Be5 Rxd5 {aiming for ...Rfd8.} 29. Rc3 Ra5 30. a4 b6 31. Kh1 Rc5 32. a5 Rfc8 33. axb6 axb6 34. Rxc5 (34. Ra8 $142 Rxa8 35. Bxa8 Rxc3 36. Qxc3) 34... Bxc5 $19 ({ Don't play} 34... Rxc5 35. Qe1 $17) 35. Bd4 Bxd4 36. Qxd4 {[#]} Bxh3 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 37. Bb7 $2 {[#]} (37. Be4 {might work better.}) (37. gxh3 Qxf3+) 37... Rc2 $1 {[%cal Rh3g2]} 38. Ra8+ (38. Qg1 $142 Bf5 39. Qd4) 38... Kh7 39. Be4+ f5 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 71%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.12"] [Round "3"] [White "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C78"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "56"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,56,24,38,66,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-76,-93,-135,-93,-148,-139,-124,-131, -487,-490,-535,-545,-526,-477,-655,-665,-626,-523,-1170,-1058,-1734,-1735, -29984,-3789,-29991,-29992,-29993,-29994]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bc2 d5 {C78: Spanische Partie (Archangelsk- und Möller-Variante)} 8. d4 dxe4 9. Nxe5 Nxe5 10. dxc5 {LiveBook: 5 Partien} Qe7 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 10... Nd3 11. Bg5 O-O 12. Nd2 Bb7 13. Qe2 Qd5 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Qe3 {1/2-1/2 (49) So,W (2773)-Onischuk,A (2664) Saint Louis 2016}) 11. Bxe4 ({Lieber} 11. Bg5 $14) 11... Nxe4 $11 12. Qd5 Nxc5 13. Qxa8 O-O 14. Be3 Ncd3 15. Nd2 (15. Bd4 $1 $11) 15... c5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 1024] Droht stark ...Lb7. Schwarz hat starke Kompensation.} 16. b4 {und nun wäre Lxc5 stark für Weiss.} Qd7 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Und ...Lb7 würde nun gewinnen. Weiss steht unter starkem Druck.} 17. Qe4 {[#]} (17. Bxc5 $142 Nxc5 18. bxc5 Qxd2 19. Qe4) 17... f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5e4,Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} ({Schlechter ist} 17... Bb7 18. Qh4 $11) 18. Qh4 f4 {Und weiter mit ...Dd5 wäre nett.} 19. Ne4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 19. Bxc5 $17 {nur so!} Nxc5 20. bxc5 Qxd2 21. Qe7 Qxc3 22. Qd6) 19... Qd5 $19 ( {Schwächer ist} 19... fxe3 20. fxe3 Rxf1+ 21. Rxf1 $17) 20. Bxc5 {[#]} Ng6 $1 { [%cal Rg6h4]} 21. Qg5 Rf5 22. Qg4 {zielt auf Sd6 ab.} Qxe4 23. Bd4 Rf8 24. Qh5 f3 25. g3 Rf5 26. Qh3 {[#]} Ndf4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 27. gxf4 Nxf4 28. Qg3 Ne2+ { Precision: Weiß = 23%, Schwarz = 92%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.12"] [Round "3"] [White "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Black "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2673"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,60,20,9,28,29,43,43,55,8,13,0,12,0,9,31,40,31,41,31,28,45,29,20,29,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 {Tsesarsky,I} Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 Nd7 12. O-O {D41: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 cxd5} b6 13. a4 (13. Rad1 Bb7 14. Rfe1 Rc8 15. Bb3 Re8 16. h3 Nf6 17. Qf4 Nh5 18. Qh2 h6 19. d5 exd5 20. e5 g6 21. Nd4 Ng7 22. Nb5 {1/2-1/2 (54) Mamedyarov,S (2820) -Ding,L (2804) Batumi 2018}) 13... Bb7 14. Rfe1 {LiveBook: 116 Games} Qc7 {[#]} 15. Bd3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Rac1 Qd8 16. h3 Rc8 17. Qf4 Qf6 18. Qg3 Qh6 19. Ng5 Nf6 20. Qe5 Nd7 21. Qg3 Qg6 22. Nxe6 fxe6 23. Qxg6 hxg6 24. Bxe6+ { 1-0 (41) Sturua,Z (2580)-Del Rio de Angelis,S (2472) Linares 2001 CBM 081 [Tsesarsky,I]}) 15... e5 16. Rac1 Qd6 17. Bb5 {Black should prevent Bxd7.} exd4 18. e5 Qg6 19. Nh4 Qg4 {[#] White must now prevent ...Nc5.} 20. Rc4 Nxe5 21. Rxd4 Qh5 22. Be2 Qh6 23. Qxh6 gxh6 24. Bb5 Ng6 25. Nxg6 hxg6 {The position is equal.} 26. Re7 a6 27. Bc4 b5 28. Rxb7 {[#] aiming for Bd5.} bxc4 29. Rc7 $1 Rac8 30. Rcxc4 Rxc4 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.12"] [Round "3"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Hansen, Eric"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A49"] [WhiteElo "2649"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,93,18,34,31,22,25,15,11,12,14,7,39,12,14,8,16,24,30,29,16,6,13,16,40, 58,75,75,99,91,85,95,75,84,68,77,76,73,97,97,91,87,104,91,139,91,86,89,118,97, 107,100,134,100,106,77,108,108,107,100,102,93,157,149,232,152,369,369,344,185, 560,549,5214,5222,2308,2225,2225,2085,5603,5377]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d5 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 {[%cal Bb1a3,Ba3c4,Bc4a5,Ba5c6][%mdl 32] } c5 8. Nxc4 Be6 {D77: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0: Replies other than 6...c6} 9. Nfe5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} (9. Nce5 cxd4 10. Qxd4 Qxd4 11. Nxd4 Bd5 12. Rd1 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Rd8 14. Bf4 Nd5 15. Ndf3 Na6 16. Bd2 {1/2-1/2 (35) Nakamura,H (2777)-Caruana,F (2822) Saint Louis 2018}) 9... Qc8 10. dxc5 Nfd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7e5] The position is equal.} 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. c6 bxc6 13. Na5 Bd5 14. Bxd5 cxd5 15. Qxd5 Nb6 16. Qe4 $146 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} ({ Predecessor:} 16. Qb5) 16... Qa6 17. Nc6 e6 18. Nb4 Qb5 19. Nd3 Rac8 20. Be3 Nc4 21. Rac1 ({Weaker is} 21. Bxa7 Nd2 $17) 21... a5 22. a4 Qd5 23. Qxd5 exd5 24. b3 Nxe3 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. fxe3 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Re8 27. Kf2 Bc3 28. Nf4 d4 29. Nd5 {Hoping for Nf6+.} Kg7 30. exd4 Bxd4+ 31. e3 Ba7 32. Rd1 h5 33. Kf3 g5 34. Rd3 Re5 35. h4 f6 36. b4 axb4 37. Nxb4 {And now Rd7+ would win.} Bc5 38. Nd5 Kg6 {[#]} (38... Re6 $142 39. Rc3 Bf8 40. Rc7+ Kg6) 39. a5 $1 {[%cal Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} Kf5 (39... Ba7 $16 40. a6 Rf5+ 41. Kg2 Re5) 40. a6 {Threatens to win with e4+!} Ba7 $2 {[#]} (40... Kg6 $16 41. e4 f5 42. exf5+ Kxf5) 41. e4+ $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Kg6 (41... Rxe4 42. Ne3+) 42. hxg5 (42. Rc3 $142) 42... fxg5 $2 {[#]} (42... Kxg5 {is a better chance.} 43. Nc3 Re6) 43. Rc3 $1 {[%cal Rc3c6] White is clearly winning.} g4+ 44. Kf4 Bb8 45. Rc6+ Re6+ 46. Ke3 Kf7 {[#]} 47. Rc7+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 77%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.12"] [Round "3"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E20"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,101,0,0,16,20,10,13,31,31,30,30,49,47,56,45,71,77,92,72,81,54,55,66, 41,47,71,43,235,235,235,236,235,229,224,227,230,239,230,228,230,230,247,206, 184,215,423,422,398,395,418,260,210,115,116,118,131,124,150,103,521,136,322, 322,241,0,135,129,211,201,209,204,181,181,237,238,233,231,232,231,223,197,226, 216,239,243,29991,29992,29992,29993]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. a3 {E20: Nimzo-Indian: 4 g3 and 4 f3} (6. Nf3 dxc4 7. O-O Nc6 8. Qa4 Nd5 9. Qc2 Be7 10. Rd1 Bd7 11. e4 Ncb4 12. Qd2 Nb6 13. Ne5 Nc6 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. Qc2 f5 {1-0 (62) Caruana,F (2822)-So,W (2780) Saint Louis 2018}) 6... Be7 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nh3 {LiveBook: 8 Games. The position is equal.} a5 9. Nf4 { [%cal Rf4d5]} c6 10. O-O Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Re8 11. b3 Na6 12. f3 c5 13. Be3 b6 14. dxc5 Bxc5 15. Bxc5 Nxc5 16. Ncxd5 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Ivanisevic,I (2638)-Brkic,A (2586) Jerusalem 2015}) 11. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3e4, Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Nc7 12. e4 dxe4 13. fxe4 c5 14. e5 Nd7 15. Be3 cxd4 16. Bxd4 Nc5 17. Ncd5 Nxd5 18. Nxd5 Be6 19. Be3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Rc8 20. Rc1 Bg5 $2 (20... Bxd5 $14 21. Bxd5 Rc7) 21. Bxc5 $18 Bxd5 22. Bxd5 (22. Qxd5 Qxd5 23. Bxd5 Rxc5 $16) 22... Rxc5 23. Rxc5 Be3+ 24. Kg2 (24. Rf2 Bxc5 25. Bxf7+ Kh8 $11) 24... Bxc5 {[#]} 25. Bxf7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh8 {Hoping for ... Qxd1.} (25... Rxf7 26. Qxd8+) 26. Qxd8 Rxd8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 27. Rc1 Rd2+ 28. Kh3 Bf8 29. Rc8 {[%cal Rc8f8]} g5 $2 (29... g6 30. Bc4 (30. Rxf8+ Kg7 $18) 30... Kg7 31. Rc7+ Kh6 32. Rxb7 a4) 30. Bh5 (30. Rxf8+ Kg7 $16) 30... Kg7 31. Rc7+ Kh6 32. Bg4 Kg6 {...h5 would now be nice for Black.} 33. Rxb7 (33. Bf3 $1 $18 {[%cal Rf3e4] Be4+ would kill now.} Rd4 34. Bxb7) 33... Bc5 $16 34. Rc7 $1 {[%cal Rc7c6]} Bg1 {[%csl Gg1][%cal Rd2h2]} 35. Rc6+ Kg7 {[%csl Gg1] [%cal Rd2h2]} 36. Bh5 {Rc7+ is the strong threat.} Rxb2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36... Rxh2+ $16 {is more resistant.} 37. Kg4 Bd4) 37. Kg4 $2 (37. Rc7+ $18 {and the rest is easy.} Kf8 38. e6 Rxh2+ 39. Kg4 Rxh5 40. Kxh5) 37... Bd4 $2 (37... Rb7 $16 {was called for.} 38. Kxg5 Bxh2) 38. Rc7+ $18 ({Not} 38. Kxg5 Bxe5 39. Rc5 Bb8 $14) 38... Kh6 39. Rc6+ (39. e6 $18 Re2 40. e7 Re4+ 41. Kf5 Re5+ 42. Kf6 Kxh5 43. g4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh4 44. Kf7) 39... Kg7 $16 {[#]} 40. Kf5 $1 ({ But not} 40. Kxg5 $6 Bxe5 41. Rc5 Bb8 $14) 40... Rf2+ (40... Rb5 $16) 41. Ke4 $18 ({Don't take} 41. Kxg5 $6 Bxe5 42. Rc5 Bd6 $14) 41... Bb2 42. Rc7+ Kf8 43. a4 Rxh2 (43... g4 {is a better defense.} 44. Bxg4 Rxh2 45. Rc8+ Ke7) 44. Rxh7 Rf2 45. Rh8+ Kg7 46. Rb8 Ba3 47. Rb6 Rb2 48. Ra6 Rb4+ 49. Kf5 Rxa4 $2 {[#]} ( 49... Rb7 $18 50. Rxa5 Bb4) 50. Ra7+ $1 Kg8 51. Kf6 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.12"] [Round "3"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Robson, Ray"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2682"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "130"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,130,27,20,45,44,72,75,84,73,70,63,67,64,75,48,64,36,66,18,43,38,64, 64,65,67,69,33,58,60,70,21,33,20,22,15,8,8,28,29,35,27,26,18,71,60,60,58,48,49, 61,39,39,14,18,18,15,19,113,102,99,101,93,94,83,86,156,148,158,79,72,73,66,65, 64,71,66,66,145,66,68,70,70,77,96,33,80,83,106,8,131,8,27,5,5,0,8,8,8,8,15,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 {Ftacnik,L} d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. Rb1 {LiveBook: 22 Games. D12: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3 Bf5} c5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Nbd7 9. c5 a5 10. a3 Be7 11. g3 e5 12. Bg2 e4 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 Nf8 15. b5 Ne6 {1-0 (39) Nakamura,H (2790)-Topalov,V (2780) Moscow 2016 CBM 172 [Ftacnik,L]}) 9. cxd5 exd5 10. g3 {White is better.} Nc6 11. Bg2 Qd7 12. O-O Rd8 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. b3 Qf5 15. Bb2 O-O {next ...d4 is good for Black.} 16. Ne2 g5 17. Rc1 Ne4 18. Qc2 Bb6 19. Nc3 {[%cal Rc3e4]} Rfe8 20. Rcd1 Nb4 21. Qb1 Qe6 22. Na4 g4 23. Nxb6 axb6 24. a3 Nc6 25. Qd3 Qf5 26. b4 Rd6 27. f3 gxf3 28. Rxf3 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} Qe6 (28... Qh5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 29. Rf4 $16 Red8 30. Rdf1 f6 31. Rh4 (31. Qe2 {keeps more tension.} Ng5 32. b5 Ne5 33. a4 Ng6 34. R4f2) 31... Ne5 32. Bxe5 (32. Qd1 {seems wilder.} Ng5 33. Bd4 Ng6 34. Rg4 Ne5 35. Rgf4) 32... Qxe5 33. Bxe4 (33. a4 {with more complications.} Re8 34. Rd1 Ree6 35. b5 f5 36. Rf1) 33... dxe4 34. Qxe4 Qxe4 35. Rxe4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} b5 (35... Ra8 $11) 36. Re7 Rd3 37. Rc1 {Threatens to win with Rcc7.} Rxa3 38. Kg2 ({Of course not} 38. Rxb7 $6 Rd2 $11) 38... Ra2+ 39. Kf3 Kh7 ({Black should play} 39... Rxh2 40. Rcc7 (40. Rxb7 Rb2 $16) 40... b6) 40. Rcc7 Rg8 41. Rxb7 (41. h4 $142) 41... Rxh2 $16 42. Rxb5 Kh6 43. Rbb7 Rb2 44. e4 Rc2 45. b5 {Strongly threatening Kf4.} Rc5 (45... Rb2 $14 46. Kf4 Kg6) 46. b6 (46. Kf4 $16) 46... Rb5 $1 $14 47. Kf4 Kg6 48. Red7 Kh6 49. Rf7 ( 49. Ke3 $16) 49... Kg6 50. Rfe7 Kh6 51. Re6 (51. Kf3 $16) 51... Ra8 {[#]} ( 51... Rd8 $11) 52. Rf7 (52. Rd7 $1 $16) 52... Ra3 $11 53. b7 {Hoping for Ree7.} Rbb3 $1 {[%cal Rb3f3] ( -> ...Rf3+). The position is equal.} 54. Ree7 Rf3+ 55. Kg4 Rxg3+ 56. Kf5 Rab3 57. Rf8 {[%cal Rf8h8] [#]} Rgf3+ 58. Ke6 Rb6+ 59. Kf7 Rfb3 60. Rh8+ Kg5 61. Rg8 (61. Rb8 {looks sharper.} g6 62. Rg8 Rxb7 63. Rxg6+ Kh5 64. Rxf6 Rxe7+ 65. Kxe7 Re3 66. Re6) 61... Rxb7 62. Rxg7+ Kf4 63. Rxb7 Rxb7+ 64. Kxf6 Rxg7 65. Kxg7 Kxe4 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 50%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.13"] [Round "4"] [White "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2673"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "136"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,136,0,13,23,26,33,35,39,14,25,10,10,7,14,16,26,24,59,-11,7,14,34,-9, 10,0,14,0,0,0,36,3,83,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,8,26,27,28,34,30,37,27,-51,-50,-54, -54,-53,-45,-49,0,-42,-8,-9,-10,-10,-16,-20,0,0,0,0,0,-18,0,0,0,-6,0,-33,-22, -49,-6,-9,-9,-40,0,-102,-112,-97,-103,-124,-124,-129,-81,-152,-133,-178,-154, -156,-157,-152,-142,-252,-255,-268,-268,-258,-265,-370,-395,-445,-445,-626, -618,-553,-533,-710,-725,-710,-710,-655,-647,-620,-613]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. d3 g6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. b3 Re8 9. Bb2 Bd7 {A15: English Opening: 1...Nf6} (9... h6 10. Rc1 Be6 11. d4 e4 12. d5 exf3 13. exf3 Bf5 14. dxc6 bxc6 15. c5 d5 16. Ne2 h5 17. h4 {1-0 (68) Grischuk,A (2779) -Mamedov,R (2637) Khanty-Mansiysk 2013}) 10. e3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. h3 Qe7 11. e3 a5 12. a3 Qd8 13. Kh2 e4 14. Ne1 exd3 15. Nxd3 Bf5 16. Nf4 h5 17. Qd2 { 1-0 (39) Kan,I-Dus Chotimirsky,F Moscow (Russia) 1939}) 10... Ng4 11. h3 Nh6 { White is slightly better.} 12. Nd2 f5 13. Nd5 Nf7 14. Qc2 Be6 15. f4 Rb8 16. Rae1 Ne7 17. Nc3 (17. e4 $14) 17... Qd7 18. Nf3 c6 19. Rd1 Qc7 20. Qf2 Rbd8 21. fxe5 dxe5 22. e4 Qa5 23. exf5 Nxf5 {[#]} (23... gxf5 $11 24. Na4 Ng6) 24. Ne4 ( 24. g4 $1 $16) 24... Qxa2 $11 25. g4 N5d6 $1 {[%cal Rd6e4] ...Nxe4 is the strong threat.} 26. Qc2 $1 {Hoping for Ra1.} Qa5 27. Nfd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2e4, Be4f6][%mdl 32]} Nxe4 28. Nxe4 Kh8 29. Kh1 Qc7 30. Qf2 b6 31. Nf6 Rf8 $1 32. Qh4 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Rh4h7] [#]} h6 33. Bc1 ({White should try} 33. Be4 $11) 33... Qe7 $1 $15 34. g5 $1 {[%cal Rg5h6]} Rd4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is pushing.} 35. Ne4 Bf5 36. Be3 $1 Rdd8 37. Qg3 Rd7 38. gxh6 Bxh6 39. Bxh6 Nxh6 40. Ng5 Qf6 41. Kh2 Kg7 42. Be4 Rh8 {Strongly threatening ...Ng4+.} 43. Kg2 Qe7 44. Rde1 ({But not} 44. Bxc6 Rxd3 45. Rxd3 Bxd3 $17) 44... Rf8 45. Kh2 Rd6 46. Bxf5 Rxf5 47. Rg1 {[%cal Bf1g1,Bg1g2,Bg2a2][%mdl 32]} Nf7 48. Ne4 Re6 49. Rg2 ( 49. c5 $5) 49... Rh5 50. Qf3 (50. Reg1 $11 Rh6 51. c5) 50... Ng5 $17 51. Nxg5 Rxg5 52. Ra2 Rf5 53. Qe3 Qc7 54. Kh1 (54. b4 $142) 54... c5 55. Qe4 Ref6 56. Kh2 a5 57. Rg2 Qc6 58. Qh4 (58. Qxc6 $17 {was called for.} Rxc6 59. Re3) 58... Qf3 $19 59. Qe4 Qxe4 60. Rxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rf3 61. Rxe5 Rxd3 62. Re7+ Kh6 {Black is clearly winning.} 63. Rg4 (63. Re8 $142) 63... Rf2+ 64. Kg1 Rb2 65. Rh4+ Kg5 66. Rg4+ Kf6 {( -> ...Rd1+)} 67. Re1 Rxh3 68. Rf1+ Kg7 { Precision: White = 54%, Black = 45%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.13"] [Round "4"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D31"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,78,30,14,14,10,27,13,24,20,29,11,14,8,31,20,46,15,13,12,14,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,0,-1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. Bd3 Bb4+ {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} 11. Nd2 Nc6 12. O-O Be7 13. a3 Bf6 (13... g6 14. Rc1 Bf6 15. b4 Qe7 16. Nf3 Rd8 17. h3 Ne5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 {1/2-1/2 (39) Caruana,F (2822)-Anand,V (2768) Saint Louis 2018}) 14. Rb1 {[#]} ({Of course not} 14. Qh5 g6 $15) 14... Re8 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14... g6 15. h3 Ne5 16. Bxe5 Bxe5 {1/2-1/2 (16) Hammer,J (2631) -Agdestein,S (2581) Sarpsborg 2018}) 15. Nf3 Bg4 16. h3 Bh5 17. g4 Bg6 { The position is equal.} 18. Bxg6 hxg6 19. Qd3 g5 20. Bg3 d4 {And now ...dxe3 would win.} 21. e4 Qe7 22. Rfe1 {[#] aiming for e5.} Be5 23. Bxe5 Nxe5 24. Nxe5 Qxe5 25. Rbc1 Rac8 (25... b5 {looks sharper.} 26. Rc6 Rad8 27. Kg2 a5 28. Rb6 Rb8) 26. Rxc8 Rxc8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 27. Rd1 Rd8 28. Kg2 g6 29. Rd2 a6 30. b4 Kg7 31. Rc2 Re8 32. Rc5 Qxe4+ 33. Qxe4 Rxe4 34. Rxg5 {KR-KR} Kf6 35. Rd5 Ke6 36. Rd8 Ke7 37. Rd5 Ke6 38. Rd8 Ke7 39. Rd5 Ke6 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.13"] [Round "4"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E53"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2655"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,114,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,-19,0,-8,0,-25,-7,-45,-44,-29,-28,-42,-35,-64,-51, -47,-39,-60,-40,-38,-42,-89,-36,-95,-82,-82,-84,-119,-104,-116,-113,-141,-131, -129,-131,-187,-189,-229,-221,-281,-190,-212,-224,-251,-247,-199,-178,-250, -155,-208,-158,-162,-155,-175,-175,-175,-175,-175,-175,-168,-175,-158,-175, -173,-163,-170,-144,-163,-135,-142,-153,-159,-143,-154,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Qe2 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f6, Bf6d5][%mdl 32]} 13. Rac1 Qc7 14. Nd2 {LiveBook: 12 Games. E54: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: Main Line: 7...dxc4 8 Bxc4} Nd5 15. f3 Rac8 (15... e5 16. Rfe1 Rae8 17. Bxd5 Bxd5 18. c4 Bb7 19. d5 f5 20. Be3 Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (47) Tomashevsky,E (2728)-Hou,Y (2673) Wijk aan Zee 2016}) 16. Rfe1 N7f6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... Rfe8 17. Bh4 N7f6 18. Qd3 Qd7 19. Bb5 Bc6 20. Ba6 Ra8 {1-0 (42) Sanzhaev, D (2371)-Fakhrutdinov,T (2298) Samara 2015}) 17. Qd3 Nf4 18. Qc2 N6d5 19. Qb2 Ng6 20. Bf1 h6 ({Wrong is} 20... Nxc3 $2 21. Nb1 $18) 21. c4 Ndf4 22. Bxf4 $1 Qxf4 23. c5 Bd5 24. Ne4 Bxe4 25. Rxe4 Qf6 26. Qa3 Rc7 27. Rb1 Ne7 ({Better is} 27... Rfc8 $17) 28. Rc1 (28. cxb6 $15 axb6 29. Rxb6) 28... Rd8 29. Rc4 Nd5 30. Qb3 bxc5 31. dxc5 Rdc8 32. Re1 Rxc5 33. Rxc5 Qd4+ 34. Kh1 (34. Qe3 $17 { is a better defense.} Nxe3 35. Rxc8+ Kh7 36. Kh1) 34... Qxc5 $19 35. h3 Qf2 36. Rb1 g6 37. Qb7 Rc7 38. Qa6 Kg7 39. Qd6 Rc2 40. a4 (40. Qe5+ $142 Nf6 41. a4) 40... Rd2 41. a5 (41. Qe5+ $17 Nf6 42. Qc3) 41... h5 42. Qe5+ Kh7 43. Qb8 { intending Qf8.} Nc3 $1 {[%cal Rc3d1]} 44. Qc7 Nxb1 45. Qxf7+ Kh6 46. Qf8+ Kg5 $1 (46... Kh7 47. Qf7+ Kh6 48. Qf8+ Kg5 49. Qe7+ Kf5 50. Qf8+ Kg5 51. Qe7+ Kf5 52. Qf8+ Kg5) 47. Qe7+ Kf5 48. Qf7+ Ke5 $1 49. Qc7+ Kf6 50. Qf4+ Ke7 51. Qg5+ { [#]} Kd6 $1 (51... Kf7 $2 52. Qf4+ Ke7 53. Qb4+ Rd6 54. Qxb1 $19) 52. Qd8+ Kc5 53. Qe7+ {[#]} Kc6 $2 (53... Kd4 $1 $17 54. Qb4+ Kd5 55. Qxb1 Rc2) 54. Qxe6+ $11 {The position is equal.} Rd6 55. Qe4+ Kc7 56. Qe7+ Rd7 57. Qe5+ Kd8 { [%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 45%, Black = 61%. . Sensor Board Error (Ke4/e5) ?} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.13"] [Round "4"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2649"] [BlackElo "2656"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,80,0,22,0,0,0,0,-5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-18,-18,-13,-15,-14,-17,-56,-25,-25, -29,-27,-25,-37,-26,-29,-27,-29,-29,-23,-13,-17,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,13,0,0,0,8,8,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d5 6. c4 c6 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nc3 Bf5 9. Re1 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} e6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Na6 10. Qxb6 axb6 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Bg5 Nb4 13. Red1 Rfd8 14. Ne1 h6 15. Bf4 Rd7 16. b3 Ne4 {1-0 (60) Mamedyarov,S (2757) -Stefanova,A (2517) Doha 2014}) 10. c5 Qxb3 11. axb3 Nbd7 12. b4 a6 13. Bf4 Rfe8 14. h3 h5 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 g5 17. f3 g4 18. Nd1 gxf3 19. exf3 Nd7 20. Bxg7 Kxg7 21. Ne3 Bh7 22. f4 Nf6 23. Ra3 Rg8 24. Nf1 Be4 25. Nd2 {[%cal Rg2e4] The position is equal.} Bxg2 (25... Bf5 {keeps more tension.} 26. Kh2 Rad8 27. Rd1 Kh6 28. Rc3 Rde8) 26. Kxg2 Rab8 27. Re5 Kh6 28. f5 Nd7 29. Re2 exf5 30. Rf2 Rbe8 31. Rxf5 Re2+ 32. Rf2 Rxf2+ 33. Kxf2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Nf6 34. Re3 Kg7 35. Re7 Rb8 36. Kf3 Kf8 37. Re1 b6 38. b3 bxc5 39. bxc5 Ne4 40. Nxe4 dxe4+ {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 71%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.13"] [Round "4"] [White "Hansen, Eric"] [Black "Robson, Ray"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2682"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,60,23,22,25,12,12,8,11,0,13,11,12,8,12,4,9,8,21,13,29,12,9,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 {C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4} 11. Rxe8+ (11. c3 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. d5 c6 14. Nd2 cxd5 15. Nf3 d6 16. Be3 Nc7 17. Qd2 Bd7 18. g3 {1/2-1/2 (32) Giri,A (2780)-Caruana,F (2827) Batumi 2018}) 11... Nxe8 12. c3 d5 13. Bf4 g6 14. Nd2 Ng7 15. h3 c6 16. Nf3 Bf5 17. Qd2 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Qa5 18. g4 { 0-1 (57) Moen,A (2330)-Arvola,B (2435) Stavanger 2017}) 18. Re1 Bd6 19. Bxd6 Qxd6 {The position is equal.} 20. Bd3 Bxd3 21. Qxd3 Re8 22. Rxe8+ Nxe8 23. Qe2 Ng7 24. Ne5 Qe7 {[#] White must now prevent ...f6.} 25. Kf1 f6 26. Nd3 Kf7 27. Qxe7+ Kxe7 28. Ke2 Kd6 29. g4 b6 30. Ke3 Ne6 {Precision: White = 83%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.14"] [Round "5"] [White "Robson, Ray"] [Black "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2682"] [BlackElo "2673"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,63,0,6,-41,-21,-54,-32,-39,-14,-18,-15,0,0,-7,-1,0,27,28,22,0,0,-7, 23,12,29,29,29,54,35,0,0,0,365,400,271,7,3,0,149,34,29985,29986,29986,1396]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. bxc3 O-O 7. e4 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} d6 8. g3 Nd7 (8... Ne8 9. Nh4 Ne7 10. d3 f5 11. exf5 Nxf5 12. Nxf5 Bxf5 13. Bg2 c6 14. h3 {1-0 (56) Carlsen,M (2843) -Topalov,V (2749) Shamkir 2018}) 9. Nh4 Nc5 10. Bg2 a6 11. O-O b5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. cxb5 axb5 13. Rd1 Ra4 14. d3 $146 {[%cal Bd2d3,Bd3d4][%mdl 32]} ({ Predecessor:} 14. Nf5 Bxf5 15. exf5 {0-1 (28) Noroozi,O (2356)-Mosadeghpour,M (2535) Bushehr 2018}) 14... Be6 15. Be3 $1 {d4 is the strong threat.} Qa8 $1 { White must now prevent ...Bb3!} 16. d4 Nb3 17. axb3 Rxa1 18. d5 Bd7 {And now .. .Ne7 would win.} 19. dxc6 Bxc6 20. f3 g6 21. Bf1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} d5 22. exd5 Bxd5 23. Bc5 Rb8 24. Rxa1 Qxa1 25. Nf5 Bxf3 26. Qd2 {Threatens to win with Nh6+.} Qa6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (26... b4 $11) 27. Qh6 $1 $18 {[%csl Gf5][%cal Rh6g7]} Qf6 28. Bd3 $2 ({White has to play} 28. Bh3 $1 $18 Be4 29. Ne7+ Kh8 30. Nc8 Rxc8 31. Bxc8) 28... Re8 $1 $11 29. Bxb5 Rd8 {[#]} ( 29... Ra8 $11 30. Bd3 Bg4) 30. Bd3 ({Better is} 30. Be7 $1 $16 {[%cal Re7f6]} Qxf5 31. Bxd8) 30... e4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (30... Bg4 $14 31. Ne7+ Kh8) 31. Ne7+ Kh8 {[#]} 32. Bd4 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 44%.} (32. Nd5 $142 $1 { [%mdl 512]} Qg7 (32... Rxd5 33. Qf8#) 33. Bd4 Rg8 34. Bxg7+ Rxg7 35. Nxc7 exd3 36. Ne8 Rg8 37. Nf6) 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.14"] [Round "5"] [White "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Black "Hansen, Eric"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,128,44,46,48,53,57,46,58,52,54,51,79,68,69,62,100,46,57,49,51,54,50, 50,57,41,58,33,35,50,39,36,29,41,54,27,45,0,20,0,0,-29,0,-25,0,0,16,-22,0,0,6, 0,29,0,0,0,0,-13,0,-25,-8,-26,-13,-47,-14,-44,-42,-55,-23,-39,-65,-70,-66,-89, -77,-198,-187,-184,-195,-179,-157,-153,-96,-110,-112,-140,-140,-132,-100,-237, -237,-234,-215,-338,-352,-409,-385,-1187,-1166,-5795,-4898,-29990,-29991, -29991,-29992,-29993,-29994,-29994,-29995,-29995,-29996,-29996,-29997,-29997, -29998,-29998,-29999]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Bg7 5. h4 h5 6. Nf3 {A45: Trompowsky Attack} Bg4 7. Qd2 Bxf3 8. gxf3 {LiveBook: 4 Games. White is slightly better.} O-O 9. O-O-O Nc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... c5 10. dxc5 Nc6 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. Qxd5 {1-0 (23) Navara,D (2732)-Bobras,P (2512) Czech Republic 2017}) 10. Kb1 a6 11. e4 e6 12. Bg5 {Hoping for e5.} Qd7 13. Bh3 Ne7 14. Rhg1 b5 15. Qf4 (15. Qe3 $16) 15... Nh7 $14 16. Bh6 Qd6 17. e5 Qd8 18. Ne2 {[%cal Bc3e2,Be2f4,Bf4d3,Bd3c5][%mdl 32] Ng3 is the strong threat.} Bxh6 19. Qxh6 Kh8 20. Nf4 Rg8 21. Nd3 Rg7 22. Nc5 Ng8 23. Qf4 Qe7 24. Bf1 Nf8 25. Bd3 Nd7 26. Nxd7 Qxd7 27. Rg5 Qe7 28. Rdg1 Rc8 29. Qg3 {Black must now prevent Rxh5+!} Qf8 $1 30. f4 {aiming for f5!} Ne7 31. Qe3 Rh7 32. a3 c6 33. Qd2 c5 34. dxc5 Rxc5 35. Qa5 {Strongly threatening f5.} Qc8 36. Qb4 Kg8 {[%cal Bh8g8, Bg8f8,Bf8e8][%mdl 32]} 37. Qd4 Rc6 38. R5g3 Kf8 39. Qb4 (39. f5 $5 exf5 40. c3 $11) 39... Qc7 40. Qd4 Ke8 41. a4 bxa4 42. Qxa4 Kf8 43. Qd4 a5 44. Rf3 (44. c3 $17) 44... Rb6 $19 45. Kc1 Rb4 46. Qc3 Qb6 47. Qa3 a4 (47... Rh8 $142 48. c3 Rb3) 48. c3 Rb3 49. Qxa4 Rxb2 50. Bc2 Rb5 51. Qa8+ {[#]} (51. Kd2 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 51... Kg7 $1 ({Not} 51... Qb8 52. Qxb8+ Rxb8 53. Kd2 $17) 52. Qe8 Qc5 53. Rfg3 {[#]} (53. f5 $142 exf5 54. Qd7) 53... Rh6 $1 ({Inferior is} 53... Rh8 54. Rxg6+ fxg6 55. Rxg6+ Nxg6 56. Qxg6+ Kf8 57. Qf6+ Kg8 58. Qg6+ Kf8 59. Qf6+ Ke8 60. Qxh8+ Kd7 61. Qxh5 $11) 54. f5 Nxf5 55. Bxf5 $2 (55. Qd8 Nxg3 56. Qf6+ Kg8 57. Rxg3) 55... exf5 56. e6 Qa3+ 57. Kd2 Rb2+ {Black mates.} 58. Kd3 Qa6+ 59. Kd4 Qc4+ 60. Ke5 f6+ 61. Kd6 Rb6+ 62. Ke7 Qc5+ 63. Kd8 Rb8+ 64. Kd7 Rb7+ {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.14"] [Round "5"] [White "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D70"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. Nbd2 {[%emt 0: 03:52]} O-O {[%emt 0:08:17]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 8. b3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:26:02]} 9. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00: 36]} 10. e3 {[%emt 0:15:01]} Nxd2 {[%emt 0:05:05]} 11. Nxd2 {[%emt 0:05:29]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:37]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:04:13]} 13. a3 { [%emt 0:11:40]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:21:26]} 14. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00: 18]} 15. b4 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 16. Nb3 {[%emt 0:08:51]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 17. h3 {[%emt 0:06:36]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 18. Qe2 {[%emt 0: 01:06]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 19. Nc5 {[%emt 0:04:35]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 20. h4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 21. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} cxd5 {[%emt 0: 00:31]} 22. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 23. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00: 19]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Rc5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 25. Rec1 {[%emt 0:03:46]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. b5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Rf7 {[%emt 0: 00:26]} 27. Qc4 {[%emt 0:05:21]} a6 {[%emt 0:05:26]} 28. a4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 30. Qb3 { [%emt 0:01:34]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:03:16]} 31. Rc8+ {[%emt 0:11:58]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00: 02]} 32. d5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} exd5 {[%emt 0:13:15]} 33. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rfd7 {[%emt 0:06:00]} 34. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:02:06]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. Qg8+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 36. Re8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0: 03:34]} 37. Re6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 38. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:26] } 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.14"] [Round "5"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2649"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,61,33,22,31,20,37,35,29,32,26,27,38,13,14,18,17,12,12,0,14,9,8,8,14, 6,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 e6 7. e3 Be7 8. h3 Bd6 9. Bxd6 Qxd6 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O { D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5} Bd7 12. Rc1 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Rac8 (12... Rfc8 13. Qd2 a6 14. e4 dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Nd8 17. d5 e5 18. Qg5 f6 {0-1 (43) Adhiban,B (2666)-Malakhov,V (2713) Doha 2016}) 13. a3 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 13. Qe2 g6 14. Rfd1 Rfe8 15. Bb5 Ne7 16. Ne5 Bxb5 17. Nxb5 Qb6 18. Nc3 Kg7 {1-0 (39) Zhukova,N (2456) -Gunina,V (2506) Rhodes 2013}) 13... Rfd8 14. Qe2 Be8 15. Rc2 a6 16. Rfc1 Ne7 17. Ne5 Nd7 {The position is equal.} 18. Nxd7 Bxd7 19. Nb1 Rxc2 20. Rxc2 (20. Qxc2 {with more complications.} Rc8 21. Nc3 h6 22. Qb3 Rc7 23. Qd1) 20... Rc8 21. Rxc8+ Nxc8 22. Qc2 h6 23. Nd2 Qc6 (23... Qb6 {looks sharper.} 24. g3 Qd8 25. Nf3 Nd6 26. Kg2 Be8) 24. Qxc6 Bxc6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 25. f3 Nd6 26. Kf2 f6 27. g4 Kf7 28. h4 a5 29. e4 dxe4 30. fxe4 e5 31. dxe5 { Precision: White = 68%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.14"] [Round "5"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D20"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,64,33,33,54,25,36,4,3,3,18,-41,-39,-51,-54,-46,-38,-53,-23,-18,-14, -12,-20,-26,-13,-47,-29,-48,0,-4,-3,0,0,0,0,0,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 5. Bxc4 Bb4+ 6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. O-O Nf6 { [%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,Bd5b6][%mdl 32]} 8. e5 Nd5 9. Nb3 Nb6 10. Bb5 {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} Bd7 {D20: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} 11. a3 Be7 12. Qe2 O-O 13. Rd1 {[#]} Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qe8 14. Bd3 Qc8 15. Qe4 g6 16. Bh6 Bf5 17. Qf4 Rd8 18. Bxf5 Qxf5 19. Qxf5 gxf5 20. Nbxd4 Nxd4 21. Nxd4 {1/2-1/2 (46) Wojtaszek,R (2608)-Gajewski,G (2581) Chotowa 2009}) 14. Bd3 {[#]} (14. Bf4 $11) 14... Bf6 $1 $15 {[%cal Rc6e5][%mdl 512]} 15. Bxh7+ ( 15. exf6 Rxe2) 15... Kxh7 16. Qd3+ Kg8 17. exf6 Qxf6 {Threatens to win with ... Ne5.} 18. Bg5 Qd6 {...Ne5 is the strong threat.} 19. Nbxd4 Nxd4 20. Qxd4 Qg6 { [#] And now ...Bc6 would win.} 21. Bh4 Bc6 22. Bg3 Re4 (22... Bxf3 $5 23. gxf3 c6 $15) 23. Qd2 {The position is equal.} Rae8 24. Re1 Rxe1+ 25. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 26. Nxe1 Nd5 27. f3 b6 28. Qd4 Qe6 29. Qe5 Qxe5 30. Bxe5 f6 31. Bg3 Kf7 32. Nd3 Ke6 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.15"] [Round "6"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,97,-37,-26,8,0,0,0,-2,-11,-16,-31,-31,-37,-38,-33,-27,-29,-22,-22, -28,-26,-24,-27,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,9,10,8,15,14,16,5,11,9,30,21,36,21,34,17,14,18, 19,15,23,23,23,23,33,24,23,21,16,16,139,137,119,111,170,174,189,156,435,437, 435,426,29984,29985,29985,29986,29986,29987,29987,29988,29993,29989,29989, 29990]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. d3 O-O 6. c4 c5 7. Ne5 { A14: English Opening: 1...e6 with b3 by White} (7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Nc6 9. Nc3 h6 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Na4 Be7 12. Be3 Re8 13. Rc1 Bf8 14. Bc5 Bxc5 15. Nxc5 Qb6 16. Na4 Qa6 17. Nc3 Bg4 18. Nd4 Rad8 {1/2-1/2 (61) Giri,A (2771)-Aronian,L (2793) Leuven 2017}) 7... Nbd7 8. Bf4 Nxe5 9. Bxe5 {LiveBook: 3 Games. Black is slightly better.} b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Nd7 10. Bf4 e5 11. Bd2 d4 12. Na3 f5 13. Rb1 a5 14. e3 Nf6 15. exd4 cxd4 {1-0 (38) Stefansson,H (2514)-Kumar, N (2274) Reykjavik 2017}) 10. Nc3 Bb7 11. Qa4 Qc8 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Qg4 { [%csl Ge5][%cal Rg4g7] [#]} Nf6 14. Qh3 Rd8 15. Rfc1 Qd7 (15... Bxg2 {looks sharper.} 16. Qxg2 Nd5 17. Ne4 Qd7 18. b3 f6) 16. Bxf6 {And now Bxb7 would win. } Bxf6 17. Bxb7 Qxb7 18. Qg2 Qa6 19. Rc2 c4 20. dxc4 $1 Qxc4 21. Qf3 h6 22. Kg2 Qb4 23. Ne4 Be5 ({But not} 23... Bxb2 $2 24. Rb1 $18) 24. Rac1 Rab8 ({Not} 24... Bxb2 $2 25. Rb1 $18) 25. b3 Qa5 26. g4 Qd5 27. h4 f6 28. Rd2 Qa5 29. Rcc2 Rxd2 30. Nxd2 Rd8 31. Nc4 Qc5 32. Qe4 Qd5 33. Qxd5 Rxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 34. e3 Bc7 35. Nd2 Bd8 36. Nf3 Kf7 37. Rc8 e5 {[#]} (37... f5 $11 {remains equal.}) 38. h5 $1 $16 Rd7 39. Nh4 Be7 (39... b5 $16) 40. Kf3 $18 Bb4 41. Ke4 Rd2 $2 (41... Ke6 $16 {was called for.} 42. Nf5 Kf7) 42. Rc7+ Kg8 43. Kf5 Rxf2+ (43... Bf8 $18 44. Rxa7 Rd1) 44. Ke6 {White mates.} f5 45. Rc8+ Bf8 46. gxf5 Rd2 47. Ng6 Rd6+ 48. Kxe5 Rf6 49. e4 {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.15"] [Round "6"] [White "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,92,11,5,7,6,45,19,29,18,17,-4,21,-10,-10,-29,0,0,15,0,14,16,32,23,22, 20,59,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-53,-37,-43,-56,-42,-47,-69,-56,-457, -514,-514,0,-710,0,-496,-489,-487,-483,-455,-444,-3281,-3118,-29981,-29982, -29986,-29987,-29990,-29991]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 Ne4 9. Bf4 c6 10. Nc3 g5 {E08: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2} 11. Bc1 (11. Be3 Nd6 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Rad1 Re8 14. Bc1 Nb6 15. b3 Bf6 16. Qd2 g4 17. Ne5 Bg7 18. Rfe1 {1-0 (50) Jojua,D (2583)-Le, Q (2727) Abu Dhabi 2018}) 11... f5 12. b3 b6 13. Bb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bb7 14. Ne1 {[%cal Rc3e4] [#]} Bf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Nd6 15. Nd3 Rc8 16. Rac1 Rf7 17. Ne5 Rg7 18. e3 {1/2-1/2 (32) Velilla Velasco,F (2550)-Jonsson,D (2550) ICCF email 2016}) 15. Rd1 {[%cal Rc3e4]} Qe7 16. e3 Rac8 17. Nd3 c5 18. Ba3 Qg7 19. Ne2 Rfd8 {[%cal Rc5d4]} 20. dxc5 bxc5 21. f3 Nd6 22. cxd5 Bxd5 23. Nf2 Nb5 24. Bc1 Ne5 25. e4 (25. f4 $14 Nf3+ 26. Bxf3 Bxf3 27. fxg5 Bxg5 28. Rxd8+ Rxd8 29. Qc4 Bxe2 30. Qxe2) 25... Nd4 $11 26. Nxd4 cxd4 27. Qe2 Bb7 { And now ...d3! would win.} 28. f4 $1 {[%cal Rf4e5] [#]} Rxc1 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. fxe5 (29. Rxc1 d3) 29... Rxd1 30. Rxd1 Bxe5 31. exf5 {Black must now prevent f6!} Bxg2 32. Kxg2 exf5 33. Nd3 (33. Qb5 $11) 33... Qb7+ $15 34. Kg1 Bg7 35. Re1 Rf8 36. Qh5 Qa6 37. Qxg5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({Better is} 37. Qf3 $15) 37... Qxd3 $19 38. Re7 {[%csl Ge7][%cal Rg5g7] [#]} Rf7 39. Re8+ Rf8 40. Re7 { [%csl Ge7][%cal Rg5g7]} Qb1+ 41. Kg2 {[%csl Ge7][%cal Rg5g7]} Qb2+ 42. Kh3 { [%csl Ge7][%cal Rg5g7]} d3 43. Rxa7 (43. Rd7 $142) 43... Qd4 44. Ra4 Qd7 { Black mates.} 45. Qd2 f4+ {[%cal Bf5f4,Bf4f3][%mdl 32]} 46. Kg2 f3+ {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 60%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.15"] [Round "6"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Robson, Ray"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2682"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "153"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,153,30,20,-6,0,0,6,-8,0,-13,62,31,27,20,24,21,16,26,22,7,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-31,-25,-58,-16,-38,0,-13,-17,-23,-14,-21,-29,-41,-35,-26,0, 0,0,-8,-8,-41,-26,-12,-8,-187,-66,-62,-54,-149,-74,-70,-82,-137,-152,-147,0,0, 0,-153,-138,-133,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,306,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,0,-8,0,-8,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,5064,5064,29972,29974,29975,29976,29976,29977, 29977,29978,29978,29979,29979,29980,29980,29981,29981,29982,29982,29983,29983, 29984]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. exd4 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Qb3 Nxc3 9. Bc4 e6 10. bxc3 Bd7 11. Bd3 {A35: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3} Na5 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 12. Qb1 Bg7 13. Ba3 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 13. h4 Rc8 14. h5 Bc6 15. Ng5 Bxg2 16. hxg6 Bxh1 17. gxf7+ Kd7 18. Qb4 Qb6 {0-1 (54) Grischuk,A (2766)-So,W (2780) Saint Louis 2018} ) 13... Bf8 14. Bb4 Bxb4 15. Qxb4 b6 (15... Bc6 $11) 16. h4 (16. d5 $5) 16... Qe7 17. h5 Nc6 18. Qxe7+ Kxe7 19. Kd2 g5 {[%cal Bg6g5,Bg5g4][%mdl 32]} 20. Rae1 {Threatening d5.} g4 21. Nh2 Rag8 22. Nf1 Rg5 23. Ne3 Kd6 24. h6 f5 25. Nc4+ Kc7 26. Rh4 Rf8 27. a3 Rf6 28. Ne3 Ne7 29. Reh1 Rgg6 30. Nc4 Ng8 {[%cal Rg6h6]} 31. Ne5 Rxh6 32. Rxh6 Rxh6 33. Rxh6 Nxh6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 34. Ke3 Ng8 35. Kf4 Ne7 36. Kg5 Bc8 37. g3 Nd5 38. c4 Nc3 39. Kf6 a6 40. f3 $2 {[#] } (40. Ke7 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 40... h5 (40... f4 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 41. fxg4 (41. gxf4 g3) 41... fxg3) 41. Kg5 Bb7 42. f4 (42. fxg4 $15 hxg4 43. d5 ) 42... b5 (42... Be4 $142 $1 43. Kf6 Bxd3 44. Nxd3 Ne4+ 45. Kxe6 Nxg3) 43. Kxh5 $17 Kd6 44. Nf7+ (44. Kh4 $142) 44... Ke7 45. Ne5 Kd6 46. Nf7+ $1 Ke7 47. Ne5 Be4 48. Bf1 {[#]} Bf3 (48... bxc4 $1 $17 49. Bxc4 Nb1) 49. cxb5 $11 axb5 50. Nxf3 gxf3 {KB-KN} 51. g4 Kf6 52. g5+ Kg7 $1 53. Bd3 {Black must now prevent Kh4.} Ne2 54. Bxb5 {And now Kh4 would win.} Nxf4+ 55. Kh4 {Hoping for Kg3.} Ne2 56. a4 Nxd4 57. Bc4 e5 {...e4 is the strong threat.} 58. Kg3 $1 e4 59. Kf4 $1 Nc6 60. Bb5 Nb4 61. Bc4 Nc6 62. Bb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c6]} Ne7 63. Bc4 Ng6+ 64. Ke3 Ne5 65. Bb5 {Threatens to win with a5.} Nf7 66. a5 {[%cal Ba4a5, Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32]} Nxg5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (66... Nd6 $11 67. Bf1 Kg6) 67. Bc4 $1 $18 ({Weaker is} 67. a6 Ne6 $11) 67... f4+ 68. Kxf4 {White mates.} e3 69. Kxe3 f2 70. a6 Ne6 71. a7 Nc7 72. Kd4 Kf6 73. Kc5 Ke7 74. Kc6 Kd8 75. Bf1 Kc8 76. Bh3+ Kd8 77. Kb7 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 54%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.15"] [Round "6"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2649"] [BlackElo "2655"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. e3 { [%emt 0:00:44]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 7. Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00: 09]} 8. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. Rd1 {[%emt 0:12:40]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 11. Bd3 { [%emt 0:00:58]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:08:39]} 12. b3 {[%emt 0:17:24]} a5 {[%emt 0:06:38] } 13. a4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 14. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc8 { [%emt 0:01:32]} 15. O-O {[%emt 0:00:50]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 16. Na2 {[%emt 0: 00:36]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 17. Nac3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 18. Na2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Nac3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bb4 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 20. Na2 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.15"] [Round "6"] [White "Hansen, Eric"] [Black "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2673"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,79,27,23,16,16,16,17,15,25,15,32,25,33,11,63,64,67,59,93,100,92,85, 139,154,138,125,170,119,204,202,199,187,352,336,537,530,749,606,527,662,910, 914,925,925,531,770,926,923,910,906,896,826,777,712,4806,4726,4133,-29979]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 { B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} Bb4 9. Bd3 Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 d5 {LiveBook: 67 Games} 13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 {[#]} 16. Nc5 $146 Ncd6 17. O-O-O O-O 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 (18... dxe4 $11 19. Be2 Nb5) 19. c4 $14 Be6 20. Rhe1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] cxd5 is the strong threat. White fights for an advantage.} Rfe8 21. f5 Bxf5 22. cxd5 Rad8 ({ Better is} 22... Rac8) 23. g4 Bg6 24. c4 {[%cal Bc2c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} Nd6 { Strongly threatening ...Rxe1.} 25. Bf1 (25. Rxe8+ $18 Rxe8 26. c5) 25... f5 { [#]} (25... Ne4 $16) 26. Bb6 $1 $18 Rc8 {[#]} 27. c5 $1 Rxe1 $2 (27... Ne4) 28. Rxe1 Ne4 (28... fxg4 {was necessary.} 29. Kb2 Ne8) 29. gxf5 {[%cal Bg4f5,Bf5g6] [%mdl 32] White is clearly winning.} Nxc5 30. fxg6 Nd7+ 31. Kd2 Nxb6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 32. Bh3 Rf8 33. Be6+ Kh8 34. Re4 Nc8 35. Rh4 {[%csl Gg6] [%cal Rh4h7]} h6 36. Bxc8 Rxc8 37. Kd3 Kg8 38. Kd4 b5 39. d6 Kf8 40. Ke4 $4 { [%mdl 40960] Precision: White = 86%, Black = 37%. . Sensor Board Error (Ke4/e5) ?} (40. Rf4+ $18 Ke8 41. Rf7) 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.16"] [Round "7"] [White "Robson, Ray"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2682"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,93,44,59,16,17,0,10,14,8,12,11,0,21,0,50,47,53,49,56,48,94,94,70,57, 59,43,48,62,73,55,75,85,121,114,112,100,144,139,145,140,180,184,240,228,245, 221,228,231,231,228,220,194,227,235,260,282,272,268,264,264,260,256,300,137, 268,279,411,386,468,467,444,449,433,400,385,294,519,511,602,608,578,550,549, 542]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 g6 5. d4 d6 6. d5 {A28: Englische Eröffnung (Vierspringer-Variante)} (6. Be2 Bg7 7. dxe5 Nxe5 8. Nxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. e4 Be6 11. Be3 Kc8 12. O-O c6 13. h3 h5 14. Rad1 Bh6 15. Bxh6 Rxh6 16. h4 Kc7 17. g3 Rhh8 {1/2-1/2 (39) Le,Q (2728)-Duda,J (2737) Danzhou 2018}) 6... Ne7 {LiveBook: 8 Partien} 7. c5 Bg7 8. Bb5+ {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Bd7 9. cxd6 cxd6 10. Bxd7+ Qxd7 11. e4 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 11. O-O O-O 12. e4 Nh5 13. Ne1 Kh8 {1/2-1/2 (73) Penzold,A (2387)-Strzemiecki,Z (2434) Germany 2013}) 11... O-O 12. a4 Qg4 13. h3 $1 {[%cal Rh3g4]} Qd7 (13... Qxg2 $2 14. Rh2 $18) 14. O-O Rfc8 15. Qd3 h6 16. Be3 g5 17. Qb5 a6 18. Qxd7 Nxd7 19. Nd2 Ng6 20. Ne2 {[%cal Bc3e2,Be2g3,Bg3f5][%mdl 32]} Nf4 21. Ng3 $1 Nd3 22. Nf5 Bf8 23. a5 Nf6 24. f3 Rc2 25. b3 Nh5 26. Nc4 Nhf4 (26... Rc8 $142 27. g3 (27. Nfxd6 Rd8 $16) (27. Ncxd6 R8c3 $14) 27... Rc7) 27. Bd2 $1 $18 Rc8 {[#]} 28. Nfe3 $1 {[%cal Re3c2]} ({Nicht} 28. Nfxd6 Bxd6 29. Nxd6 Rxd2 $17) 28... R8xc4 29. Nxc4 Ne2+ 30. Kh2 f5 31. Rfd1 {Und weiter mit Se3 wäre nett.} fxe4 32. fxe4 Nc5 33. Ne3 Rb2 {[#]} 34. Bb4 $1 Nxe4 35. Rdb1 Rxb1 36. Rxb1 Nd4 37. Nc4 (37. Rc1 $18 {ist viel giftiger.}) 37... Nb5 (37... Nc2 $16 {war angesagt.} ) 38. Rc1 Nd4 {[#]} (38... Nf6 {ist eine bessere Verteidigung.} 39. Ne3 Kf7) 39. Nxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nc5 ({Ein No Go ist} 39... dxe5 40. Rc8 $18) 40. Bxc5 Nxb3 41. Rb1 Nxc5 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTS-KLS} 42. Nc4 Be7 43. Kh1 Kg7 $2 ( 43... Kf7 44. Rb6 Bd8) 44. g4 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Kf8 45. Rb6 Bd8 46. Rxd6 Bc7 47. Rf6+ {Precision: Weiß = 67%, Schwarz = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.16"] [Round "7"] [White "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2673"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "202"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,202,35,35,8,16,14,36,0,25,12,25,35,25,14,32,8,34,30,44,37,33,13,56,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,0,0,-10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,35,0,0,0,0,0,0,-58,0,-40,-41,-33, -42,-85,-80,-147,-117,-102,-49,-131,-83,-73,-23,-17,-18,-20,-21,-18,-30,-28, -25,-26,0,0,0,-34,-4,-23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,-8,0,0,0,-69,-80,-74,-86,-84,-64,-189,-189, -157,-66,-91,-85,-88,-97,-227,-223,-199,-175,-443,-442,-977,-1235,-1235,-1218, -972,-911,-634,-8,-8,0,-810,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. d4 Be7 7. Bg5 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} (7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O Nc6 9. d5 Ne5 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. Re1 Nd7 12. Ne4 Nf6 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. Qf3 Re8 15. c4 b6 {0-1 (41) Wei,Y (2729)-Yu, Y (2762) Danzhou 2018}) 7... h6 8. Bf4 a6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... c6 9. Bd3 Na6 10. a3 Be6 11. Ne2 Nc7 12. h3 Qd7 13. Ng3 Ncd5 14. Bd2 b5 {1-0 (66) Villanueva,M (2451)-Pierrot,J (2405) Buenos Aires 2017}) 9. Qd2 {White is slightly better.} Bf5 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. Bd3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Nb6 13. d5 Qd7 14. b3 O-O-O 15. a4 Qg4 16. g3 Qg6 17. Qd4 (17. Qxg6 $14 fxg6 18. a5) 17... Ng4 18. a5 Bf6 19. Qb4 Nd7 20. Ne4 Rhe8 21. Rhe1 Be5 22. Nxe5 Ngxe5 23. h3 f5 (23... Kb8 {seems wilder.} 24. Qc3 Qf5 25. Kb2 Qxh3 26. Bxe5 Nxe5 27. f4 Ng4) 24. Nd2 Qf7 25. Qd4 Qf6 26. Be3 Nc5 {Threatens to win with ...Ned3+!} 27. Kb1 Ned7 28. Nf3 Qf7 29. b4 Ne4 $1 30. Kb2 Nef6 31. c3 (31. c4 $11) 31... Re4 (31... Qh5 $15 32. Ng1 Ne5) 32. Qd3 Rde8 33. Nd2 R4e7 34. Nc4 Qh5 35. Nd2 (35. Rh1 $142) 35... f4 36. gxf4 Qxd5 (36... Nxd5 $17 37. Ne4 Rxe4 38. Qxd5 Qxd5 39. Rxd5 Rxf4 $1 { [%mdl 512]}) 37. Qg6 (37. Nb3 $1 $15 Qxd3 38. Rxd3) 37... Qc6 38. Nb3 Qe4 39. Qxe4 Rxe4 40. Rg1 Nh5 41. Nd4 Rf8 42. f5 Rf7 43. Rg4 Ndf6 (43... Ree7 {with more complications.} 44. Rh4 Nhf6 45. c4 Re4 46. Rxe4 Nxe4 47. Rg1 Ne5) 44. Rxe4 Nxe4 45. Rg1 Nef6 46. c4 Kd7 47. Kc2 Ne8 48. b5 Nhf6 49. bxa6 bxa6 50. Rb1 Kc8 51. Nc6 {Black should prevent Rb8+.} Nd7 52. f4 Nef6 53. Na7+ Kd8 54. Nc6+ Kc8 55. Bf2 Rf8 56. Na7+ Kd8 57. Nc6+ Kc8 58. c5 Re8 ({But not} 58... dxc5 $2 59. Bxc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxc5 60. Rb8+ Kd7 61. Ne5+ Ke7 62. Ng6+ Kd6 63. Rxf8 $18) 59. Na7+ Kd8 60. Nc6+ Kc8 61. Bd4 Nxc5 (61... Re2+ {is more complex.} 62. Kd1 Rh2 63. Na7+ Kd8 64. Nc6+ Kc8) 62. Bxc5 dxc5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 63. Na7+ Kd7 64. Rd1+ Ke7 65. Nc6+ Kf8 66. Kc3 Re4 67. Rd8+ Kf7 68. Kd3 Rxf4 69. Ne5+ Ke7 70. Ng6+ ({White should try} 70. Nc6+ $11 Kf7 71. Ne5+ Ke7 72. Nc6+ Kf7) 70... Kxd8 $15 71. Nxf4 {KN-KN} Kd7 72. Ne6 Kc6 $1 73. Nxg7 ( 73. Kc4 $15) 73... Kb5 $1 $19 74. Ne6 Kxa5 (74... c6 $17 75. Kc3 Nd5+ 76. Kb2 c4) 75. Kc4 Kb6 {Hoping for ...Ne8.} 76. Nxc5 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 77. Nb3 (77. Na4+ $17 {was necessary.} Kc6 78. Nc3) 77... Ne8 $1 78. Kd5 {[#]} a4 $1 {[%cal Ra4b3]} 79. Nd2 $2 (79. Nc1 {might work better.}) 79... Kb5 80. Nb1 (80. Kd4 $142 Kb4 81. Kd3) 80... Kb4 81. Kc6 Kb3 82. Kd7 Nf6+ 83. Kxc7 {[#] } Kc2 $2 ({Black should play} 83... Kb2 $1 $19 {[%cal Rb2b1]} 84. Nd2 Kc2) 84. Na3+ $11 Kb3 85. Nb5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (85. Nb1 $11) 85... Kc4 $2 ({Better is} 85... Kb4 $19 86. Nd4 Kc5) 86. Kc6 {The position is equal.} Ng8 {...Ne7+ is the strong threat.} 87. Kb6 Kb4 88. Nd4 $1 Kc4 89. Nb5 Ne7 90. Ka5 Nxf5 { aiming for ...Kb3.} 91. Kxa4 h5 92. Nc7 Kd4 93. Kb3 Ne3 94. Ne6+ Ke5 95. Ng7 h4 96. Kc3 Nd5+ 97. Kd3 Kf4 98. Ke2 Nc7 99. Kf2 Kg5 100. Kf3 Kg6 101. Kg4 Kxg7 { Precision: White = 54%, Black = 50%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.16"] [Round "7"] [White "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Black "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2656"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "174"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,174,24,25,7,18,18,22,25,17,18,15,43,40,37,41,42,52,46,37,57,54,92,14, 105,72,133,114,150,106,130,118,97,85,116,108,95,62,82,67,65,39,32,10,25,33,15, 27,25,0,20,0,47,8,22,20,60,31,46,-137,-144,-141,-147,-137,-130,-136,-87,-78, -80,-121,-90,-190,-179,-189,-196,-179,-182,-198,-193,-181,-175,-163,-134,-145, -143,-146,-120,-167,-174,-205,-220,-210,-135,-135,-135,-222,-212,-214,-218, -187,-180,-139,-139,-185,-139,-139,-143,-150,-129,-258,-240,-245,-235,-441, -420,-618,-600,-599,-510,-608,-452,-537,-381,-695,-678,-727,-705,-698,-683, -676,-676,-647,-618,-637,-626,-630,-484,-588,0,-561,-554,-539,-539,-29974, -29975,-29975,-29976,-29977,-29973,-29984,-29985,-29989,-29990]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. d4 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qc7 9. Bd2 { D12: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3 Bf5} Be7 10. g3 (10. O-O-O dxc4 11. Bxc4 a6 12. Be2 Nbd7 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Kb1 c5 15. d5 exd5 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 { 0-1 (31) Karjakin,S (2773)-Caruana,F (2822) Saint Louis 2018}) 10... O-O 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Rc1 Qd7 13. Be2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} dxc4 14. Qxc4 Rd8 {[#]} 15. Nb1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Rd1 b5 16. Qb3 a6 {1/2-1/2 (31) Ivanchuk,V (2710) -Bluebaum,M (2590) Doha 2015}) 15... Na6 16. b4 Nc7 17. O-O Nfd5 18. Qb3 Nb6 19. Rfd1 Qd5 20. Qb2 Nb5 21. Be1 {[%cal Bd2e1,Be1f2,Bf2e3][%mdl 32]} Qg5 22. Qb3 $1 Nd6 23. Nd2 (23. a4 $16) 23... Nf5 (23... a5 $1 $11) 24. Nf1 Qh6 ({ Better is} 24... Nd5) 25. Bf2 $16 Rac8 26. a3 a6 27. Rc3 Nd5 28. Rcd3 Nc7 29. e4 Nd6 30. Be3 Bg5 31. f4 Be7 32. Bf3 g5 33. Qc2 Qg6 34. fxg5 Bxg5 35. Bxg5 Qxg5 36. a4 Nde8 {[%cal Bd6e8,Be8f6,Bf6d5][%mdl 32]} 37. Qc3 Nf6 38. Kg2 Qg6 39. Nd2 Nce8 40. Re3 Rc7 41. Nc4 $2 {[#]} (41. Ree1 $14 {stays ahead.}) 41... Nd5 $1 $17 {[%cal Rd5c3][%mdl 512]} 42. exd5 cxd5 43. Bxd5 exd5 44. Qe1 Rxc4 45. Rxe8+ Rxe8 46. Qxe8+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Kh7 {( -> ...Rc2+)} 47. Qe1 (47. Rf1 $17 {was worth a try.}) 47... Qc2+ $19 48. Rd2 Qxa4 49. Qe7 Qxb4 50. Qh4+ Kg8 51. Qd8+ Qf8 52. Qxd5 Qc8 53. Qe5 Rc2 54. Rxc2 Qxc2+ $17 {KQ-KQ} 55. Kh3 Qc8+ 56. g4 f6 57. Qe7 Qc6 58. Qd8+ Kf7 59. d5 (59. Kg3 $17 {was necessary.}) 59... Qc3+ $19 60. Kg2 Qb2+ $1 61. Kf1 Qb5+ $1 ({Stronger than} 61... Qxh2 62. Qd7+ Kg8 63. Qe6+ Kf8 64. Qc8+ Kf7 65. Qe6+ Kg6 66. Qf5+ Kf7 67. Qe6+ Kg6 68. Qf5+ Kf7 69. Qe6+ $11) 62. Kf2 Qc5+ 63. Kf3 Qa3+ 64. Kf2 Qe7 65. Qc8 a5 66. d6 (66. Qc4 $17) 66... Qxd6 67. Qxb7+ {[#]} Kg6 $1 68. Qb1+ $2 {[#]} (68. Qe4+ {is the only way for White.} Kh6 69. Kg2) 68... Kh6 $1 69. Qc1+ (69. Kg2 $142 Qd5+ 70. Kf2) 69... g5 70. Qc8 Qxh2+ 71. Kf1 {White threatens Qh8+ and mate.} Qf4+ 72. Kg2 Qe4+ 73. Kg3 $2 (73. Kf1 Qd3+ 74. Kf2) 73... Kg7 74. Kf2 a4 75. Qd7+ Kg6 76. Qc8 {intending Qg8+.} Qd4+ 77. Kg3 Qd3+ 78. Kf2 Qd2+ 79. Kf1 Qd1+ 80. Kf2 Qd4+ $2 (80... Kf7 $19 {Threatens to win with ...Qd2+.} 81. Qb7+ Kg6) 81. Kf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (81. Kg3 $1 $11) 81... Qd5+ 82. Kf2 a3 { [%cal Ba4a3,Ba3a2][%mdl 32]} 83. Qe8+ Qf7 {Black mates.} 84. Qa4 a2 85. Ke3 Qe6+ 86. Kd3 f5 87. gxf5+ Qxf5+ {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 61%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.16"] [Round "7"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Hansen, Eric"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,60,-1,0,-11,-1,-16,-16,-14,17,33,30,0,54,54,49,1,2,9,8,10,83,78,63, 68,72,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Qd2 O-O 10. Rc1 Rd8 11. d5 e6 12. c4 { D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} (12. Bg5 f6 13. Be3 Nc6 14. Bd3 Ne7 15. c4 Qxd2+ 16. Bxd2 b6 17. O-O Ba6 18. Rfe1 Rac8 19. Bf1 exd5 20. exd5 {1-0 (46) Yu,Y (2759)-Svidler,P (2753) Shenzhen 2018}) 12... Qxd2+ 13. Nxd2 Na6 14. Be2 b6 {LiveBook: 41 Games} 15. Nb1 f5 16. f3 fxe4 17. fxe4 Re8 $146 {[#] Strongly threatening ...exd5.} ({Predecessor:} 17... Bb2 18. Rd1 exd5 19. cxd5 Re8 20. Nd2 Nb4 21. O-O Nc2 22. Bh6 Nd4 23. Bd3 b5 24. Rf2 Bg4 {1/2-1/2 (24) Khenkin,I (2603)-Gutman,L (2476) Bad Wiessee 2002}) 18. Nc3 Bd7 19. Kd2 Nc7 (19... exd5 $11 20. cxd5 Nc7) 20. Bf4 $14 Rac8 21. Rhf1 exd5 22. exd5 b5 23. Bd3 b4 (23... bxc4 $11 {remains equal.} 24. Bxc4 Na8) 24. Ne4 $16 {aiming for Nd6.} Nxd5 25. cxd5 c4 $1 26. Nd6 ({Better is} 26. Bc2 $16) 26... Bc3+ $1 $11 {The position is equal.} 27. Rxc3 bxc3+ 28. Kxc3 cxd3+ 29. Nxc8 ({Reject} 29. Kxd3 Rf8 $17) 29... Rxc8+ 30. Kd2 Bf5 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 53%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.16"] [Round "7"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2649"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,46,22,21,27,32,16,0,-7,0,3,0,9,-32,-29,-56,-49,-83,-81,-165,-161, -330,-327,-314,-258,-1075,-1160,-1147,-1127,-1097,-1135]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Qc7 6. Ne2 Bg4 7. O-O {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} e6 8. Qe1 Nf6 (8... Bxe2 9. Qxe2 Nf6 10. Nd2 Bd6 11. g3 O-O 12. f4 a6 13. Nf3 b5 14. a3 Ne7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Le,Q (2715) -Nisipeanu,L (2661) Batumi 2018}) 9. f3 Bh5 10. Qh4 {LiveBook: 9 Games. Threatens to win with Nf4.} Bg6 11. Bxg6 fxg6 12. Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Re1 Kf7 13. Bf4 Qb6 14. Nd2 e5 {1-0 (38) Cornette,M (2602)-Risting,E (2322) Fornebu 2017}) 12... Qb6 13. Nd2 e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4,Be4f3][%mdl 32]} 14. Be3 Bd6 15. Nb3 O-O 16. Qg5 {next dxe5 is good for White.} Qc7 17. Ng3 Rae8 18. Bf2 {[#]} (18. Qh4 $17 {was worth a try.}) 18... e4 $1 $19 19. Be3 $2 {[#]} (19. Kh1) 19... h6 $1 {[%cal Rh6g5]} 20. Qh4 ({Don't blunder} 20. Qxg6 $2 Ne7 $19) 20... exf3 21. Rae1 $2 (21. Rxf3 g5 22. Bxg5 Bxg3 23. Rxg3) 21... g5 {[%cal Bg6g5,Bg5g4][%mdl 32] Black is clearly winning.} 22. Qh3 g4 23. Qh4 Ne7 { Precision: White = 19%, Black = 96%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.17"] [Round "8"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2673"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,80,0,5,0,8,0,0,-27,0,0,0,-10,0,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-147,8,-100,-111,-157,-135,-155,-154,-322,-314,-331,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Qe7 7. d4 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} Ne4 8. Qd3 exd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. Be2 Qb4+ 11. Kf1 Qe7 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 12. f3 f5 13. Kg1 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 13. Qd1 Nc5 14. Kf2 d6 {1/2-1/2 (23) Caruana,F (2827)-Ding,L (2804) Batumi 2018}) 13... Nc5 14. Nxc6 (14. Qc3 {is more complex.} a5 15. b3 Ne5 16. h4 d6 17. Bd2) 14... bxc6 15. Qc3 a5 16. b3 Ne6 17. c5 Ba6 18. Bxa6 Rxa6 19. Ba3 Raa8 20. h4 f4 21. e4 a4 22. b4 Rad8 23. Rd1 d6 24. cxd6 Rxd6 25. Rxd6 Qxd6 26. Kh2 Qe7 27. Rd1 (27. Qxc6 $11 {remains equal.} Qxh4+ 28. Kg1 Qe1+ 29. Kh2 Qg3+ 30. Kg1 Qe1+ 31. Kh2 Qg3+ 32. Kg1 Qe1+) 27... Qxh4+ $17 28. Kg1 Rf6 29. Qxc6 {[#]} h5 $1 (29... Rh6 $2 30. Qa8+ Nf8 31. b5 $18) 30. Qc2 ({ Reject} 30. Qxa4 $6 Ng5 $11) 30... Rg6 31. Qf2 $2 (31. Qxa4 $2 {[#]} Nd4 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]}) (31. Qe2 $17 Qg3 32. Qf2) 31... Rg3 $19 {...Ng5 is the strong threat.} 32. Rd3 Ng5 $2 (32... Qf6 $19 {Hoping for ...Qa1+.} 33. Bb2 Qe7) 33. Qe2 {The position is equal.} Nh3+ 34. Kf1 Rg6 (34... Ng5 $5 35. Kg1 $8 Nh3+ 36. Kf1 Ng5 37. Kg1 $11) 35. b5 ({Not} 35. gxh3 $2 Qxh3+ 36. Ke1 Qh1+ 37. Kd2 Rg2 $19) 35... Qg3 {White must now prevent ...Qh2.} 36. Rd8+ $1 Kh7 37. Rd5 $1 { [%cal Rd5h5]} Kh6 38. Rd8 $1 {[%cal Rd8h8]} (38. Bc5 $2 Qh2 $19) 38... Kh7 39. Rd5 $1 {[%cal Rd5h5]} Kh6 40. Rd8 $1 {[%cal Rd8h8]} ({Wrong is} 40. Bc5 $2 Qh2 $19) 40... Kh7 {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 86%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.17"] [Round "8"] [White "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C15"] [WhiteElo "2656"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "143"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,143,0,0,0,19,0,12,14,24,24,41,20,18,25,35,28,83,81,97,103,109,116, 107,110,104,108,118,117,130,116,127,112,125,100,105,110,101,98,120,118,124,107, 107,100,88,0,116,0,127,0,124,128,116,80,129,94,141,139,172,144,239,149,239,230, 207,166,173,169,177,173,211,212,239,229,217,180,347,324,358,356,387,298,298, 295,301,301,290,286,276,247,244,239,240,244,240,242,234,236,222,214,206,126, 122,102,100,94,94,88,141,141,139,139,145,0,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Nge2 O-O 7. Bg5 c6 {LiveBook: 19 Games} 8. Qd2 {C01: French: Exchange Variation} (8. O-O Re8 9. Ng3 h6 10. Bd2 Nbd7 11. Nce2 Bxd2 12. Qxd2 Nf8 13. Nf4 Qd6 14. f3 Bd7 15. Bf5 Re7 16. Bxd7 Qxd7 {1/2-1/2 (30) Shirov,A (2755)-Ivanchuk,V (2751) Morelia/ Linares 2008}) 8... Be7 9. f3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. h4 Na6 10. O-O-O Nb4 11. f3 b5 12. Kb1 Nxd3 13. Qxd3 a5 14. g4 a4 15. Ng3 b4 {1-0 (37) Andriasian,Z (2588)-Shyam,S (2414) Chalkis 2010}) 9... a5 10. O-O Na6 11. Ng3 Nb4 12. Be2 h6 13. Bf4 c5 14. Nb5 c4 (14... cxd4 $11 {remains equal.} 15. a3 (15. Nxd4 Bc5 $11 ) 15... Na6) 15. c3 $16 Na6 16. b3 Be6 17. Rab1 Qd7 18. a4 Rfc8 19. Rfe1 Qc6 20. Bd1 {[%cal Be2d1,Bd1c2,Bc2f5][%mdl 32]} Bf8 21. Bc2 cxb3 22. Rxb3 Nb8 23. Nf5 Bxf5 24. Bxf5 Nbd7 25. Reb1 Be7 26. Kh1 Bf8 27. Bg3 Be7 28. Re1 Bf8 29. Reb1 Be7 $1 30. Bf4 Bf8 $1 31. Kg1 Be7 $1 32. g4 Ne8 33. Re1 Bf8 34. Rbb1 Rd8 35. Bc2 Nb6 36. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32] Threatens to win with Qd3.} g6 (36... Nc4 $16 {is a better defense.} 37. Qd3 g6) 37. h5 $40 {[%mdl 128] aiming for hxg6. White goes for the king.} g5 (37... Nc4 $16 38. Qd3 Ra6) 38. Qd3 $18 {[%csl Gc2][%cal Rd3h7]} Nf6 39. Bc7 Re8 40. Be5 Nbd7 41. Kg2 Re6 42. Bg3 Rae8 43. Rxe6 Rxe6 44. Nc7 Re7 $2 (44... Rd6) 45. Rb5 {Strongly threatening Nxd5!} Bg7 46. Rxa5 b6 47. Ra7 Nf8 48. Nb5 Rxa7 49. Nxa7 Qb7 50. Nb5 Ne6 51. Qe3 Qc6 52. Bf5 Nf4+ 53. Bxf4 gxf4 54. Qxf4 Qc4 55. Qd2 Qxa4 {[#]} 56. Bd3 $1 Ne8 57. Qc2 Qa8 58. Bh7+ Kh8 59. Bf5 Qd8 60. Qa2 Bf6 (60... Kg8 $142 61. Qd2 Qe7) 61. Qa7 $16 Kg8 {[#]} 62. Qd7 $1 Qa8 63. Kh3 ({White should play} 63. f4 $16) 63... Kf8 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} 64. Nd6 Nxd6 65. Qxd6+ Kg7 66. Bd3 Qa1 67. Qxd5 Qh1+ 68. Kg3 Qe1+ 69. Kh3 {With the idea Bc4.} Qh1+ 70. Kg3 Qe1+ 71. Kh3 {Black should prevent Bc4.} Qh1+ 72. Kg3 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.17"] [Round "8"] [White "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Black "Robson, Ray"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D92"] [WhiteElo "2649"] [BlackElo "2682"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "113"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,113,0,0,0,0,0,19,17,21,18,22,22,39,39,39,39,42,43,45,45,45,45,58,57, 59,15,45,45,45,45,45,45,46,46,47,47,47,47,48,16,16,16,36,36,36,0,37,8,20,8,8,8, 8,8,8,8,8,8,20,20,20,20,20,20,20,20,29968,29970,29969,29968,29979,29980,29980, 29981,29981,29982,29982,29983,29983,29984,29984,29980,29987,29988]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. e3 dxc4 8. Ng5 Bd5 9. e4 h6 10. exd5 hxg5 11. Bxg5 Nxd5 12. Bxc4 Nb6 13. Bb3 Nc6 14. d5 {D92: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bf4} Nd4 15. O-O Qd7 16. h4 (16. Re1 Rfe8 17. h4 Rad8 18. a4 Nxb3 19. Qxb3 Nxd5 20. Nxd5 Qxd5 21. Qxd5 Rxd5 22. Rxc7 {1/2-1/2 (59) Xiong,J (2665) -Bok,B (2636) Saint Louis 2018}) 16... Rfe8 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 17. a3 Nxb3 18. Qxb3 e6 $146 (18... Bxc3 {seems wilder.} 19. Rxc3 Qxd5 20. Qc2 c6 21. Re1 Qf5) ({Predecessor:} 18... Bxc3 19. Rxc3 Qxd5 20. Qc2 c6 21. Rg3 Qf5 22. Qxf5 gxf5 23. Bxe7+ {1/2-1/2 (42) Basso,P (2460)-Kiewra,K (2433) Douglas 2017}) 19. dxe6 Qxe6 20. Qxe6 Rxe6 21. Nb5 Bxb2 22. Nxc7 ({Of course not} 22. Rxc7 a6 $15) 22... Bxc1 23. Rxc1 Rc8 {aiming for ...Rc6.} 24. Nxe6 Rxc1+ 25. Bxc1 fxe6 $14 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 26. Kf1 Nd5 27. Ke2 b5 28. Bd2 Ne7 29. Kd3 Nc6 $1 30. Bc3 Kf7 31. g4 a5 32. Bb2 Kg8 33. Ke4 Kf8 34. Kf4 Kf7 35. f3 Ne7 36. Ke4 Nc6 37. Ba1 Kg8 38. Bb2 Kf7 39. f4 Kg8 40. f5 exf5+ 41. gxf5 Kf7 42. fxg6+ Kxg6 43. Kd5 Ne7+ 44. Kc5 Nf5 45. Kxb5 Nxh4 46. a4 Kf7 47. Kxa5 Nf5 48. Kb6 Nd6 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (48... Ne3 $11) 49. Be5 $1 {White mates.} Nc4+ {[#]} 50. Kb5 $1 Na3+ 51. Kc5 Ke7 52. a5 {[%cal Ba4a5,Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32]} Kd7 53. a6 Kc8 54. Bd6 Nc2 55. Kb6 Ne3 56. a7 Nd5+ 57. Ka6 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 55%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.17"] [Round "8"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2655"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,98,18,20,21,18,8,22,26,31,32,28,31,26,39,31,33,31,55,48,49,50,50,45, 52,50,53,42,47,13,16,9,16,24,52,44,35,25,64,50,65,56,86,73,92,78,103,83,102,10, 18,12,10,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be5 {LiveBook: 161 Games} Bf6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qd4 Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Bd7 {[#]} 15. g3 $146 Rfd8 16. Bg2 Ba4 17. O-O Rac8 18. Rac1 Nb3 19. Rxc8 Rxc8 20. Bxd5 Nxd4 21. exd4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} b6 22. b3 Bd7 23. Re1 {Black must now prevent Re7.} Kf8 24. Bf3 Bh3 25. Bg2 Bd7 26. Be4 Bh3 27. d5 ({Don't play} 27. Bxh7 g6 $17) 27... Bd7 28. Re3 Ke7 29. Bxh7+ Kd6 30. Be4 Bh3 {[#] ( -> ...Rc1+)} 31. f3 $1 Rc1+ 32. Kf2 Rf1+ 33. Ke2 Rh1 {[#]} 34. Rc3 ({White should play} 34. g4 $1 $16) 34... Rxh2+ $11 {The position is equal.} 35. Ke3 Bd7 36. Kf4 a5 37. a4 Re2 38. g4 f6 39. g5 fxg5+ 40. Kxg5 Rg2+ 41. Kf4 g5+ 42. Ke3 g4 43. fxg4 Rg3+ 44. Kd4 Rxc3 45. Kxc3 Bxg4 46. b4 Bd1 47. bxa5 bxa5 48. Bc2 Bxc2 49. Kxc2 Kxd5 { Precision: White = 66%, Black = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.17"] [Round "8"] [White "Hansen, Eric"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,84,13,5,19,14,15,0,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0,-22,0,0,0,0,0,0,14,-18,0,0,0,0,18, 0,0,0,13,0,0,0,-3,0,0,-50,-56,-56,-41,-77,-53,-97,-89,-86,-83,-160,-151,-175, -182,-181,-183,-212,-216,-376,-361,-287,-265,-749,-768]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 {C67: Spanische Partie (Berliner Verteidigung)} 11. Rxe8+ (11. c3 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. d5 c6 14. Nd2 cxd5 15. Nf3 d6 16. Be3 Nc7 17. Qd2 Bd7 18. g3 {1/2-1/2 (32) Giri,A (2780)-Caruana,F (2827) Batumi 2018}) 11... Nxe8 12. d5 d6 13. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f3,Bf3d4,Bd4b3][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 9 Partien} Bd7 14. c3 a5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 14... c6 15. Nf3 Nc7 16. dxc6 Bxc6 17. Bf4 Ne6 { 1/2-1/2 (17) Bakre,T (2491)-Roktim,B (2345) Visakhapatnam 2004}) 15. a4 Bg5 16. Qb3 Rb8 17. Nf3 Bxc1 18. Rxc1 Nf6 19. Bc4 g6 20. Re1 Kg7 21. h3 c6 22. Nd4 cxd5 23. Bb5 Bxb5 (23... Bc6 {looks sharper.} 24. Re3 Rc8 25. Qd1 Qd7 26. Qd2 Rd8) 24. Qxb5 Qc7 25. Re3 Rd8 26. Nb3 Ra8 27. Nd4 Rd8 28. g4 h6 29. f4 Qd7 30. Qxa5 Re8 31. Nc2 {[#]} d4 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2560] Schwarz drückt.} 32. cxd4 (32. Nxd4 Rxe3) 32... Rc8 33. Re2 Qc6 {...Df3 ist eine echte Drohung.} 34. d5 Qc4 35. Qd2 Qxa4 36. Kh2 (36. Ne3 $142) 36... Rc4 $17 37. g5 hxg5 38. fxg5 Nd7 39. Ne3 {[#] } Ne5 $1 {[%cal Re5f3]} 40. Rf2 $2 (40. Qd1 Qxd1 41. Nxd1) 40... Rd4 $19 41. Qc2 Qb4 {Weiss muss nun ...Td3 beachten.} 42. Kg2 $2 (42. Ng2) 42... Rd3 { Precision: Weiß = 29%, Schwarz = 73%.} 0-1 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.18"] [Round "9"] [White "Robson, Ray"] [Black "Swiercz, Dariusz"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2682"] [BlackElo "2656"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,73,6,4,-8,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,12,28,33,49,50,43,43,42,30,40,0,0,0,24, 18,26,27,19,18,24,23,24,23,56,62,68,45,33,31,31,21,25,0,0,0,0,0,50,-21,64,62, 92,91,94,90,103,116,451,451,451,452,1051,1008]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. b3 b6 (4... c5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bb2 Nc6 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. O-O Qb6 11. Bd3 Be5 12. Qd2 Nxd4 13. exd4 Bd6 14. Nc3 Bd7 15. Rfe1 Rfe8 { 0-1 (62) Mamedyarov,S (2801)-Giri,A (2782) chess.com INT 2018}) 5. d4 Bb7 6. cxd5 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} exd5 7. Bd3 Bb4+ 8. Nbd2 {The position is equal.} Nbd7 9. Bb2 Qe7 10. O-O O-O 11. Ne5 Nxe5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Ne4 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Bc4 a6 14. a4 Nxe5 15. dxe5 {1/2-1/2 (45) Kozlov,A (2304) -Romanov,V (1884) ICCF email 2013}) 12. dxe5 Ne4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Bc4 Rad8 15. Qc2 a5 16. h3 Rd2 17. Qc1 {[#] a3 is the strong threat.} Rdd8 18. a3 Bc5 $1 19. Qc2 h6 20. Rfd1 Rfe8 21. Qc3 Kf8 22. Rdc1 Kg8 23. Bb5 c6 24. Be2 Bc8 $1 25. e6 {[%csl Gb2][%cal Rc3g7]} f6 26. Bh5 Bxe6 {Hoping for ...Rd3.} 27. Bxe8 Rd3 28. Bxc6 Rxc3 29. Rxc3 f5 (29... Bxb3 $5 30. a4 (30. Rxb3 Qe6 $11) 30... Qe6 $11) 30. Bb5 (30. b4 $14 axb4 31. axb4 Bxb4 32. Rcc1) 30... Qd6 ({Better is} 30... f4 $11 31. exf4 Qf6) 31. b4 $1 $36 {[%cal Rb4c5][%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Qd2 32. Rb1 axb4 33. axb4 Bxb4 {[#]} 34. Rc7 $1 {[%cal Rc7g7]} Ba2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34... Bf7 $16 {is more resistant.}) 35. Rxg7+ $18 {White is clearly winning.} Kf8 36. Ra7 (36. Rd7 Qxd7 37. Bxd7 Bxb1 $16) 36... Qc2 ({ And not} 36... Bxb1 37. Bg7+ Kg8 38. Bc4+ Qd5 39. Bxd5+ Kh7 40. Bd4+ Be7 41. Rxe7+ Kg6 42. Rg7+ Kh5 43. Bf7+ Kh4 44. Bf6#) (36... Be6 $142 37. Ba4 b5 38. Bxb5 Bc5) 37. Rc1 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.18"] [Round "9"] [White "Sethuraman, S.P.."] [Black "Dreev, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2673"] [BlackElo "2649"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,60,-8,-10,-2,3,-52,-49,-56,-40,-48,-50,-44,-35,-37,-32,-42,-29,-55, -22,-37,-31,-36,-18,-32,-30,-43,-17,-19,-10,-12,-10,-20,-10,-10,-9,-20,-10,-13, -8,-16,-6,-7,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. d4 Bf5 6. Qb3 Ra7 {D15: Damengambit (Slawische Verteidigung)} (6... b5 7. c5 a5 8. Nh4 Bc8 9. f4 g6 10. Bd3 Nh5 11. Nf3 Bf5 12. e4 a4 13. Qc2 dxe4 14. Bxe4 Bxe4 15. Nxe4 { 0-1 (53) Gelfand,B (2703)-Grandelius,N (2655) Batumi 2018}) 7. Bd2 e6 8. Nh4 Be4 9. f3 dxc4 $1 {LiveBook: 6 Partien} 10. Bxc4 Bd5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c4] Droht ... Lxc4 und aus.} 11. g3 (11. f4 $11) 11... Bxc4 $1 $15 12. Qxc4 b5 13. Qe2 c5 14. dxc5 Bxc5 {[#]} 15. O-O $146 O-O 16. Rfd1 Rd7 17. Be1 Qb6 18. Bf2 Rfd8 19. Ng2 Nc6 20. Rxd7 Rxd7 21. Rd1 Rxd1+ 22. Nxd1 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} h6 23. Ne1 Ne5 24. Nd3 Nxd3 25. Qxd3 Nd5 26. a3 Qc7 27. e4 Nb6 28. Kf1 Bxf2 29. Kxf2 Qc5+ 30. Ne3 Nc4 {Precision: Weiß = 60%, Schwarz = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.18"] [Round "9"] [White "Kuzubov, Yuriy"] [Black "Hansen, Eric"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2655"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,81,-20,-60,-48,-46,-35,-35,-28,-23,0,0,0,0,20,0,0,0,41,33,38,31,34, 45,46,-35,-22,-21,-25,-62,-63,-83,-39,-51,0,0,0,0,48,45,50,0,7,-39,0,0,0,0,0, -78,-83,-72,-90,-140,-14,-12,-11,-41,164,180,169,147,239,0,427,248,475,474]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. c4 dxc4 4. Qa4+ Nc6 5. Qxc4 Bg7 6. Bg2 {A09: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 d5 2 c4} e5 7. d3 (7. O-O Nge7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. d3 Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Ne4 Be6 12. Qc2 Bd5 13. Bg5 f6 14. Bf4 c6 15. Qc5 b6 16. Qd6 g5 17. Bd2 {1/2-1/2 (52) Artemiev,V (2691)-Wang,H (2709) Huaian 2017}) 7... Nge7 {[%cal Bg8e7, Be7f5,Bf5d6][%mdl 32]} 8. O-O O-O 9. Nbd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} a5 $146 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 9... Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Ne4 Be6 { 1-0 (81) Burmakin,V (2490)-Frolyanov,D (2540) Samara 2018}) 10. Ne4 h6 11. Bd2 Nf5 12. Rfe1 Kh7 13. Rac1 a4 14. Nc5 Qe8 15. e3 Nd6 16. Qc2 f5 17. Bc3 ({ Weaker is} 17. Nxa4 e4 $17) 17... a3 18. bxa3 Rxa3 19. Nd2 Ra7 20. Qb2 (20. f4 $14) 20... b6 $15 21. Ncb3 Bb7 22. d4 e4 23. Bf1 Ne7 24. Bb4 Nd5 ({Black should try} 24... Qd7 $15) 25. Bxd6 $1 $11 cxd6 26. Nc4 Qd8 27. Nbd2 h5 28. Rb1 {[%cal Rc4b6]} h4 $1 29. Nxb6 hxg3 30. hxg3 f4 $1 {[%cal Rf4g3]} 31. exf4 Nxf4 32. Nxe4 (32. gxf4 $11 {keeps the balance.} Rxf4 33. Bg2 (33. Ndc4 Qg5+ 34. Kh2 Rh4+ 35. Bh3 Qf4+ 36. Kg1 Rxh3 $19)) 32... Ne6 $17 33. Rbd1 d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5e4] } 34. Bh3 dxe4 (34... Nf4 $1 $17 {[%cal Rf4h3]} 35. gxf4 dxe4) 35. Bxe6 $11 { Nd7 is the strong threat.} Rf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6e6]} 36. Qb3 {Hoping for d5.} Rf3 $2 {[#]} (36... Bh6 $1 $15 {stays ahead.} 37. Nc8 Bxc8 38. Rxe4 Bxe6 39. Rxe6 Raf7 40. Rxf6 Qxf6) 37. Re3 $1 $18 Rxe3 38. fxe3 Ra6 {[#]} (38... Bh6 $16 39. Kg2 Ba6) 39. Kg2 $2 (39. Na4 $1 $18) 39... Bh6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39... Rxb6 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.} 40. Rh1+ Bh6 41. Bg8+ Qxg8 42. Rxh6+ Kg7 43. Qxb6 Qxa2+ 44. Kg1 Qa1+ 45. Kh2 Qa2+ 46. Kg1 Qa1+ 47. Kf2 Qa2+ 48. Ke1 Qa1+ 49. Kf2 Qa2+ 50. Ke1 Qa1+ 51. Kd2 (51. Kf2 Qa2+ $11) 51... Qa2+ 52. Kd1 Qa1+ 53. Kd2 Qa2+ 54. Kd1 Qa4+ 55. Ke1 Qa1+) 40. Nc4 (40. Rb1 $142) 40... Qe7 $2 (40... Bd5 41. Bxd5 Qxd5) 41. d5 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.18"] [Round "9"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,84,12,3,0,0,8,23,29,33,31,24,25,23,28,26,29,31,24,27,26,22,5,16,17, 32,15,48,21,300,25,208,0,0,0,11,2,2,7,7,0,4,6,9,5,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Re8 {C67: Spanische Partie (Berliner Verteidigung)} 11. Rxe8+ (11. c3 Rxe1 12. Qxe1 Ne8 13. d5 c6 14. Nd2 cxd5 15. Nf3 d6 16. Be3 Nc7 17. Qd2 Bd7 18. g3 {1/2-1/2 (32) Giri,A (2780)-Caruana,F (2827) Batumi 2018}) 11... Nxe8 12. d5 d6 {LiveBook: 11 Partien} 13. c3 {[#]} c6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13... Bg5 14. Nd2 Bd7 15. h3 Nf6 16. Nc4 Bxc1 17. Rxc1 a5 18. Ne3 Qb8 19. Qd4 Qa7 20. Qxa7 Rxa7 21. Rd1 {1/2-1/2 (21) Sangma,R (2311) -Atalik,S (2545) Bhopal 2017}) 14. Qf3 cxd5 15. Qxd5 Nc7 16. Qf3 d5 17. Be3 d4 18. cxd4 Bxd4 19. Nc3 Bxe3 20. Qxe3 Be6 21. Rd1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss hat Druck.} Qe7 22. f4 {Schwarz muss nun f5! beachten.} Qb4 23. Rd2 Qa5 24. Qd4 Re8 25. Qd6 Na8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (25... g6 $11) 26. Bb5 $2 (26. f5 $1 $18 { [%cal Rf5e6][%mdl 512]} Bxf5 (26... Qxf5 27. Qe7) 27. Rd5) 26... Rc8 $2 {[#]} ( 26... Rf8 $1 $11 {und Schwarz steht sicher.}) 27. Bd3 $2 (27. f5 $1 $18 { [%cal Rf5e6]} Bxf5 28. Nd5 Rc1+ 29. Bf1) 27... g6 $11 {Droht stark ...Td8.Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 28. Be2 Qb6+ 29. Qxb6 Nxb6 30. Rd4 Rc7 31. Kf2 Kf8 32. g4 a6 33. h3 Ke7 34. Rb4 Nd5 35. Nxd5+ Bxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTL-KTL} 36. Bf3 Rc2+ 37. Ke3 Bxf3 (37... a5 {looks sharper.} 38. Rb6 Bc6 39. Bxc6 bxc6 40. Kf3 a4) 38. Kxf3 b5 39. a4 bxa4 40. Rxa4 Rxb2 41. Rxa6 Rb3+ 42. Kg2 Kf8 { Precision: Weiß = 57%, Schwarz = 45%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Fall Chess Classic-A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.10.18"] [Round "9"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.10.10"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,69,32,27,24,31,33,29,35,-7,29,34,54,60,38,41,38,19,22,12,41,43,43,42, 36,41,34,42,52,24,12,0,47,35,45,52,52,58,59,26,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,29,56,153,136, 158,8,60,0,37,53,1139,1119]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 c5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bb5+ {A17: English Opening: 1...Nf6 with ...Bb4} (6. d4 Nc6 7. Bb5 cxd4 8. exd4 Bd6 9. Bg5 Be6 10. O-O O-O 11. Re1 Rc8 12. Ne5 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 Ne7 15. Nd7 Bxd7 16. Bxd6 Re8 17. Qf3 Nf5 18. Be5 Ne4 19. Bxd7 Qxd7 20. Nxd5 { 1-0 (20) Mamedyarov,S (2801)-Anand,V (2768) Saint Louis 2018}) 6... Bd7 7. Bxd7+ {LiveBook: 5 Games} Qxd7 8. O-O {White has an edge.} Nc6 9. d4 c4 10. Bd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Ne5 Qc7 11. f4 Bb4 12. Qa4 Bxc3 13. bxc3 O-O 14. Qc2 { 1/2-1/2 (14) Simonova,T (1943)-Kogan,A (2150) Cheliabinsk 2010}) 10... Bb4 11. Ne5 Qe7 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Qa4 Rc8 14. e4 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 {[#] Hoping for exd5.} dxe4 16. Bb4 Qe6 17. Qxa7 Nd5 18. Bc5 h5 19. Rae1 Rh6 20. f3 e3 21. f4 Qd7 { aiming for ...Qxa7.} 22. Qa6 f5 23. Qxc4 {Rxe3+! is the strong threat.} Re6 24. a4 Ra8 25. Qe2 g6 26. Ra1 Kf7 27. g3 h4 28. a5 hxg3 29. hxg3 Rh8 30. a6 Kf6 { [#]} (30... Ree8 $14) 31. Kg2 $1 $16 Ree8 ({Don't go for} 31... Qh7 $2 32. Rh1) 32. a7 ({White must play} 32. Rh1 $16) 32... Qe6 $1 $11 33. Rf3 ({White should try} 33. Rae1 $14) 33... Qe4 34. Bd6 Ra8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34... Ke6 $14 35. Be5 Rh7) 35. Be5+ {Precision: White = 58%, Black = 45%.} 1-0
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