Andreikin Wins 4th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Andreikin Wins 4th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Russian GM Dmitry Andreikin won the fourth Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix after beating UAE’s GM Salem Saleh in the knockout final. GM Vladimir Fedoseev continues to lead the overall Grand Prix leaderboard.

The next Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix will be played on June 30 at 10 a.m. Pacific / 19:00 Central Europe.

[Event “*** SCC Grand Prix: Titled Tuesday Blitz”]
[Site “Chess.com”]
[Date “2020.06.23”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Sanan_Sjugirov”]
[Black “Firouzja2003”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C92”]
[WhiteElo “2876”]
[BlackElo “3132”]
[Annotator “chessvibes”]
[PlyCount “52”]
[EventDate “2020.??.??”]
[EventType “blitz”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3
O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. d4 Bb7 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. Ng5 Re7 13. d5 Nb8 14. Nf1 c6 (14…
Nbd7 15. Ng3 g6 16. Be3 c6 17. dxc6 Bxc6 18. Qxd6 Rc8 19. Rad1 h6 20. Nf3 Qa5
21. Qd2 Kh7 {Sjugirov,S (2662)-Tang,A (2507) chess24.com INT 2020}) 15. dxc6
Bxc6 16. Ng3 h6 N ({This new move is better than} 16… g6 17. f4 exf4? 18. Bxf4
h6 19. Nxf7 Rxf7 20. e5 {and White was winning in Kotronias,V (2550) -Kraidman,Y
(2420) Gausdal 1991.}) 17. Nf3 Re8 18. Nh4 (18. Nh2!? Nbd7 19. Ng4) 18… Nbd7
19. Nhf5?! (19. Qf3) (19. Ng6) 19… Nc5 20. Bc2 d5! {Black got everything he
wanted.} 21. exd5 Bxd5 22. Nh5?! Nxh5 23. Qxh5 Qf6 24. Qg4?! Be6! 25. Qh4? g5!
26. Qg4 e4 0-1


[Event “Titled Tue 23rd Jun Final”]
[Site “chess.com INT”]
[Date “2020.06.23”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Firouzja, Alireza”]
[Black “Salem, A.R. Saleh”]
[Result “0-1”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “2728”]
[BlackElo “2682”]
[ECO “E92”]
[Opening “King’s Indian”]
[Variation “Petrosian system, Stein variation”]
[WhiteFideId “12573981”]
[BlackFideId “9301348”]
[EventDate “2020.06.23”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 h6
9. Bh4 Na6 10. Nd2 Qe8 11. g4 Nh7 12. f3 Ng5 13. h3 f5 14. a3 Nc5 15. Qc2 Bd7
16. O-O-O fxe4 17. fxe4 a4 18. Rdf1 Qe7 19. Bf2 Rf4 20. h4 Nh7 21. Be3 Raf8 22.
Bxf4 exf4 23. e5 Bxe5 24. Qxg6+ Kh8 25. Re1 Rf6 26. Qc2 Rf8 27. Nf3 Nf6 28. Nxe5
dxe5 29. g5 Ng4 30. Bxg4 Bxg4 31. Qg6 Nb3+ 32. Kb1 Bf5+ 33. Qxf5 Rxf5 34. Ne4 f3
35. Rhf1 Rf4 36. Rf2 Nc5 37. Nc3 Nd3 0-1


 

June 23 Speed Chess Grand Prix | Swiss Final Standings (Top 20)

Rk Fed Title Username Name Score SB
1 GM @Firouzja2003 Alireza Firouzja 9 60
2 GM @2Vladimirovich90 Dmitry Andreikin 8.5 56.75
3 GM @Borsch7 Maxim Matlakov 8.5 51.5
4 GM @Micki-taryan Haik Martirosyan 8.5 51
5 GM @StephenDedalus83 Nikola Djukic 8.5 49.75
6 GM @LiemLe Liem Le 8.5 48.25
7 GM @Parhamov Parham Maghsoodloo 8.5 45.5
8 GM @Arabicfalcon Salem AR Saleh 8.5 45.25
9 GM @Chepaschess Ivan Cheparinov 8 53.5
10 IM @IMHansNiemann Hans Niemann 8 51
11 GM @vladislavkovalev Vladislav Kovalev 8 49.5
12 GM @Hikaru Hikaru Nakamura 8 49.25
13 GM @GM_dmitrij Dmitrij Kollars 8 48.25
14 GM @SergeyKarjakin Sergey Karjakin 8 44
14 GM @Msb2 Matthias Bluebaum 8 44
16 GM @Aravindhchess1999 Aravindh Chithambaram 8 43
17 GM @Andreikka Andrey Esipenko 8 42.75
18 IM @kuban1991 Oleg Vastrukhin 8 42
19 GM @Guenplen Boris Grachev 8 41.75
20 GM @Oleksandr_Bortnyk Oleksandr Bortnyk 8 41

 

Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix | Standings After June 23 (Top 20)

# Fed Title Name Username Swiss Points Bonus Points Overall Points
1 GM Vladimir Fedoseev @Bigfish1995 25.5 14 39.5
2 GM Vladislav Kovalev @vladislavkovalev 33 6 39
3 GM Vladislav Artemiev @Sibelephant 17 16 33
4 GM Dmitry Andreikin @2Vladimirovich90 17 12 29
5 GM Parham Maghsoodloo @Parhamov 25.5 2 27.5
6 GM Alireza Firouzja @Firouzja2003 17.5 10 27.5
7 GM Sergey Karjakin @SergeyKarjakin 17 8 25
8 GM Haik Martirosyan @Micki-taryan 17 6 23
9 GM Anish Giri @AnishGiri 17 4 21
10 GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave @LyonBeast 9 12 21
11 IM Tuan Minh Le @wonderfultime 17 4 21
12 GM Maxim Matlakov @Borsch7 16.5 4 20.5
13 GM Vincent Keymer @VincentKeymer 16.5 2 18.5
14 GM Andrey Esipenko @Andreikka 16.5 2 18.5
15 IM Hans Niemann @IMHansNiemann 16.5 2 18.5
16 GM Alexander Zubov @Alexander_Zubov 8.5 8 16.5
17 GM Salem AR Saleh @Arabicfalcon 8.5 8 16.5
18 GM Alexander Grischuk @Grischuk 16 0 16
19 GM Alexander Moskalenko @Alexander_Moskalenko 15.5 0 15.5
20 GM Kirill Shevchenko @kirillshevchenko 15.5 0 15.5

More information about the Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix can be found here.