Biel Chess Festival 2018 Round 4

accentus biel gm 2018-live

Great performance by Nico Georgiadis today by holding World Champion Magnus Carlsen to a draw!

Round 4 (July 25, 2018)
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Svidler, Peter ½-½ 41 E60 King’s Indian without Nc3
Navara, David – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 28 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Georgiadis, Nico – Carlsen, Magnus ½-½ 58 C17 French Winawer

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Round 4

[Event “ACCENTUS Biel GMT 2018”]
[Site “Biel”]
[Date “2018.07.25”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Georgiadis, Nico”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C17”]
[WhiteElo “2526”]
[BlackElo “2842”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “116”]
[EventDate “2018.07.22”]
[EventCountry “SUI”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3
Ba5 6. b4 cxd4 7. Qg4 Kf8 {C18: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 h4 and 7 Qg4}
8. Nb5 Bc7 9. Qxd4 (9. Qg3 Nc6 10. f4 a6 11. Nxc7 Qxc7 12. Bb2 Nge7 13. Bd3 Nf5
14. Qf2 Bd7 15. Nf3 {1-0 (29) Fedoseev,V (2724)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Moscow 2018
}) 9… Nc6 10. Qc5+ Nge7 11. Nxc7 Qxc7 12. Nf3 {[#] LiveBook: 4 Games. And
now b5 would win.} b6 13. Qd6 $146 ({White should try} 13. Qc3 $1 $14 Qd8 14.
Bd3) ({Predecessor:} 13. Qc3 a6 14. Bd3 Bb7 15. Bf4 {1/2-1/2 (48) Van Haastert,
E (2440)-Berelowitsch,A (2549) Belgium 2014}) 13… Qxd6 $1 $11 14. exd6 Nf5
15. Bf4 f6 {With the idea …e5.} 16. g4 Nfd4 17. Nxd4 Nxd4 18. O-O-O $1 e5 19.
Rxd4 exd4 20. Bb5 Bxg4 21. Re1 g5 22. Bg3 $1 Rd8 {Hoping for …Bd7.} 23. Re7
h5 24. h4 (24. f4 $1 $15) 24… gxh4 $17 25. Bf4 Bf5 26. Rxa7 Rh7 27. Rc7 Bd7 (
27… Kg8 $17 {aiming for …Rg7.} 28. Bc6 Rg7 29. Bxd5+ Kh8) 28. Bc6 $15 h3
29. Kd2 Rg7 30. Bh6 {[#]The position is equal.} Bxc6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 31. Rxg7 (
{Reject} 31. Bxg7+ Kg8 $17) (31. Rxc6 Ke8) 31… Rxd6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KRB-KRB} (31… Bb5 $2 32. Rd7+ Kg8 33. Rxd8+ $18) 32. Rg5+ $1 ({But not} 32.
Rd7+ Kg8 $17) 32… Kf7 33. Rxh5 Bb5 34. Rxh3 Re6 35. Rf3 Kg6 36. Bf4 Rc6 37.
Bg3 Rc4 38. Rd3 Kf5 39. Rf3+ Ke6 40. Rd3 f5 {[%cal Bf6f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 41.
f3 f4 42. Bf2 Ke5 43. c3 Rc6 44. Rxd4 Rh6 45. Kc1 Rh3 46. Rd2 Rxf3 47. Bd4+ Ke4
48. Kb2 Rd3 49. Rxd3 Kxd3 50. Bxb6 {KB-KB} Ba4 51. Ba7 f3 52. Bg1 Kd2 53. Ba7
$1 Bd1 54. Bc5 Ba4 55. Ba7 Ke2 56. c4 d4 (56… dxc4 $5 57. Kc3 $8 Bb5 $11) 57.
Bxd4 {Strongly threatening Kc3.} Kd3 58. Ba7 $1 Kxc4 {Precision: White = 76%,
Black = 77%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “ACCENTUS Biel GMT 2018”]
[Site “Biel”]
[Date “2018.07.25”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar”]
[Black “Svidler, Peter”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D71”]
[WhiteElo “2801”]
[BlackElo “2753”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.07.22”]
[EventCountry “SUI”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Qa4 dxc4
6. Qxc4 Be6 7. Qa4 Bg7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0
c6} 10. Nc3 Nd5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} (10… Nb6 11. Qc2 Bc4 12. Rd1 Nfd5 13. e4
Nxc3 14. bxc3 Qc8 15. a4 h6 16. Rb1 Ba6 17. Bf4 {1-0 (36) Dreev,A (2653)-Izzat,
K (2484) chess.com INT 2018}) 11. Rd1 N7f6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Nxc3 12.
bxc3 Bd5 13. Qc2 Nf6 14. Ba3 Qc7 15. Qd3 Be4 16. Qe3 Rfe8 17. Bf1 {1-0 (72)
Ushenina,A (2443)-Bodnaruk,A (2446) Sochi 2018}) 12. h3 Qb6 13. Ne1 Rfd8 ({
Better is} 13… Nxc3 $11 14. bxc3 Bd5) 14. e4 $14 Nxc3 15. bxc3 Qb5 16. Qxb5 (
16. Qc2 {is interesting.} Bc4 17. Nd3 Nd7 18. Rb1 Qa6 19. Bg5) 16… cxb5 17.
Ba3 Bf8 18. d5 Bc8 19. Rac1 e6 20. d6 e5 21. Nd3 Ne8 {[%cal Bf6e8,Be8d6,Bd6c4]
[%mdl 32]} 22. Nxe5 Be6 {[%cal Re8d6]} 23. Rd2 Bxd6 24. Rcd1 {[%cal Ra3d6]} Bc7
25. Nd7 Nd6 {[#] …Nc4 is the strong threat.} 26. Nf6+ Kg7 27. Nd5 Bxd5 28.
Rxd5 {[%cal Ra3d6]} ({Much weaker is} 28. exd5 Nc4 $15) 28… Nc4 29. Bc5 a6
30. f4 Rxd5 {The position is equal.} 31. Rxd5 Bb6 32. e5 Rc8 33. Bxb6 Nxb6 $11
{[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 34. Rd6 Na4 $1 35. Bxb7 Rxc3 36. Bxa6 Rxg3+ 37.
Kh2 Ra3 38. Bxb5 Rxa2+ 39. Kg3 Nc5 {[#] Strongly threatening …Ne4+.} 40. Rd4
Ra3+ 41. Kg2 Ne6 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “ACCENTUS Biel GMT 2018”]
[Site “Biel”]
[Date “2018.07.25”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Navara, David”]
[Black “Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D85”]
[WhiteElo “2741”]
[BlackElo “2779”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “56”]
[EventDate “2018.07.22”]
[EventCountry “SUI”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,56,10,0,33,41,24,37,23,25,67,74,82,87,89,72,70,17,37,35,39,6,1,6,12,
-83,0,0,0,0,254,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7
5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Nd2 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld:
Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} Bd7 10. Rb1 {LiveBook: 12 Games}
Ba4 (10… Qxc3 11. d5 b6 12. Bc4 O-O 13. O-O Qa5 14. Qe2 e6 15. e5 exd5 16.
Bxd5 Nc6 {1/2-1/2 (79) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Svidler,P (2765) Riadh 2017}) 11.
Qxa4+ {White is slightly better.} Qxa4 12. Bb5+ {[#]} Qxb5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 13.
Rxb5 b6 14. dxc5 {[#]} Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14… Bxc3 15. Ke2 Bxd2 16.
Kxd2 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (30) Melkumyan,H (2620)-Khalifman,A (2632) Moscow 2012}) 15.
Ke2 Bxc3 16. Nb3 O-O 17. c6 ({Reject} 17. cxb6 axb6 18. Rd1 Rxa2+ 19. Kf1 Ra7
$15) (17. Rd1 $14 Nxc5 18. Nxc5 bxc5 19. Bxc5 (19. Rxc5 Bb4 $14)) 17… Nf6 $11
18. Kd3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Bb2 $1 19. Nd2 (19. Na5 $5 {
[%cal Rb5b2]} Rad8+ 20. Kc2 $14) 19… Rfd8+ $1 20. Kc4 Ba3 21. e5 (21. Kb3 $1
$11 Bc5 22. Bxc5 Rxd2 23. Bxe7 Nxe4 24. f3) 21… Rac8 ({Black should play}
21… Ng4 $17 22. Nb1 Nxe3+ 23. fxe3 Bc5) 22. exf6 {[#] aiming for Kb3.} Rxc6+
23. Kb3 Rd3+ 24. Ka4 {Hoping for Rb3.} Bd6 {[%csl Gd6][%cal Rd3a3] The
position is equal.} 25. Rb3 Rd5 {[%csl Gb6][%cal Rd5a5]} 26. Rb5 Rd3 {[%csl
Gd6][%cal Rd3a3]} 27. Rb3 Rd5 {[%csl Gb6][%cal Rd5a5]} 28. Rb5 Rd3 {Precision:
White = 53%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2