Bronze Horseman Wins Russian Team Championship Premier League::Yugra comes first in women’s event.

Bronze Horseman Wins Russian Team Championship Premier League

Yugra comes first in women's event.

Bronze Horseman Wins Russian Team Championship Premier League

On May 10, the final 9th round of the Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) was played in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi.

Premier League: 

Sima-Land - Bronze Horseman 2-4, ShSM Legacy Square Capital - Zhiguli 5.5-0.5, Molodezhka - Ladya 4.5-1.5, Moscow Oblast - SShOR 2.5-3.5, Siberia - Southern Ural 4-2.

Final standings: 1. Bronze Horseman - 17, 2. ShSM Legacy Square Capital - 16, 3.  Molodezhka - 14, 4. Siberia - 10, 5. SShOR - 9, 6-7. Moscow Oblast, Ladya - 7, 8. Sima-Land - 6, 9. Southern Ural - 4, 10. Zhiguli - 0.

Russian Women's Team Championship: 

ShSM Legacy Square Capital - Southern Ural-2 3-1, Yugra - Zhiguli 3-1, SShOR - Tolpar 4-0, Moscow Oblast - Ladya 2-2, Ninth Horizontal - Bukavushki 2-2, Southern Ural - CVC Group 1.5-2.5.

Final standings: 1. Yugra - 16 (30.5 game points), 2. ShSM Legacy Square Capital - 16 (28), 3. SShOR - 15, 4. Moscow Oblast - 12, 5. Ladya - 10, 6. Ninth Horizontal - 9, 7. Bukavushki - 8, 8. Southern Ural - 7, 9-10. CVC Group, Tolpar - 5, 11. Southern Ural-2 - 3, 12. Zhiguli - 2.

Higher League:

1. Men's Movement - 14, 2. Yamal - 13 (23), 3. M. Botvinnik Youth Sports School - 13 (21), 4. Law and Order Guards - 13 (20,5), etc.

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Russian Team Championship 2018 (Sochi RUS) Tue 1st May 2018 - Thu 10th May 2018 - Official Site - Results

TCh-RUS Premier 2018 (9 Rds League Club TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Premier

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[Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Looshnikov, Nikolai"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D41"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2435"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "133"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 {LiveBook: 1723 Games} 6. a3 {D41: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 cxd5} (6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 Nd7 12. O-O b6 13. Rad1 Bb7 14. Rfe1 Rc8 15. Bb3 Re8 16. h3 Nf6 17. Qf4 Nh5 18. Qe5 Nf6 19. Qf4 Nh5 20. Qh2 h6 21. d5 exd5 22. exd5 Rxe1+ 23. Nxe1 {1/2-1/2 (57) So,W (2799)-Kramnik,V (2800) Berlin 2018}) 6... cxd4 7. Qxd4 Nc6 8. Qd3 $146 {The position is equal.} ({ Predecessor:} 8. Qd1 Nxc3 9. Qxd8+ Nxd8 10. bxc3 b6 11. e3 Bb7 12. Bb2 Be7 13. Be2 Bf6 14. O-O O-O {1-0 (53) Chouquet,A-Theret,S Rochefort 1998}) 8... Nxc3 9. Qxc3 Bd7 10. Bg5 f6 11. Bd2 Rc8 12. Qd3 e5 13. Rc1 Be6 14. e4 Qxd3 15. Bxd3 Bd6 16. Be3 Ke7 17. Ke2 a6 18. Nd2 Na5 19. h4 h5 20. g3 Nb3 21. Nxb3 Bxb3 22. f4 Kd7 23. Kf3 (23. f5 {is interesting.} b5 24. Kd2 Bc7 25. Rhf1 Rhd8 26. Ke2) 23... Rxc1 24. Rxc1 Rc8 25. Rf1 Be6 26. f5 Bb3 27. Rg1 Ke8 28. g4 hxg4+ 29. Kxg4 Kf7 30. Kf3 Rc7 31. h5 Bc5 32. Rh1 (32. Rc1 {keeps more tension.} Bd6 33. Rh1 Bc5 34. h6 gxh6 35. Bxh6 Rc6 36. Bd2) 32... Bxe3 33. Kxe3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rc6 34. Kd2 a5 35. a4 (35. h6 $11 gxh6 36. Rxh6) 35... Kf8 ( 35... Kg8 $1 $15) 36. Bb5 Rc2+ 37. Kd3 Rg2 {...Bc2+ is the strong threat.} 38. Rc1 Rg3+ 39. Kd2 Rg2+ 40. Kd3 Rg3+ 41. Kd2 Rg2+ 42. Ke3 Rc2 43. Rb1 Rh2 44. Rc1 Bc2 45. Kf3 Ke7 46. Kg3 Rd2 47. Kf3 Kf8 48. b3 Rh2 49. Bc4 b6 50. Kg3 Rd2 51. Be6 Ke7 52. Kf3 Rh2 53. Kg3 Rd2 54. Kf3 Rh2 55. Kg3 Rd2 56. Bd5 Kd6 57. Rg1 Bd1 58. Kh3 Bxh5 59. Rxg7 Rd3+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (59... Rd4 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 60. Kh4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh4h5]} Be8 $2 {[#]} (60... Bd1 61. Rf7 Bxb3) 61. Rb7 $1 b5 62. axb5 {[%cal Ba4b5,Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32]} Kc5 (62... Rf3 $142 63. Rb6+ Kc5 64. Rxf6 Bxb5) 63. b6 a4 64. bxa4 Rd1 65. Rb8 Rh1+ 66. Kg3 Bxa4 67. b7 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Sarana, Alexey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2701"] [BlackElo "2588"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,65,0,26,21,40,21,37,25,87,83,95,83,86,91,90,72,89,67,81,74,89,87,233, 231,451,410,455,459,459,446,452,448,443,447,297,294,461,462,443,432,393,382, 608,608,696,690]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bg5 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} (7. Qa4+ Qd7 8. Qb3 O-O 9. Nf3 c5 10. Be3 b6 11. Rd1 Qc7 12. Be2 Nd7 13. e5 e6 14. h4 Bb7 15. h5 {1/2-1/2 (55) Nakamura,H (2781)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2793) Caleta 2018}) 7... c5 8. Rc1 O-O 9. Nf3 Bg4 10. d5 Qd6 11. Be2 Nd7 { LiveBook: 22 Games} 12. O-O e6 13. h3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. dxe6 Qxe6 14. Nd4 Qe5 {1/2-1/2 (32) Macieja,B (2630)-Pavlovic,M (2482) Richardson 2013}) 13... Bxf3 14. Bxf3 h6 (14... exd5 $11 {keeps the balance.} 15. Qxd5 (15. exd5 b6 $14) 15... Qc7) 15. dxe6 $16 Qxe6 16. Bg4 $1 {[%cal Rg4e6]} Qe5 17. f4 { [%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5,Bf5g6,Bg6f7][%mdl 32]} ({Reject} 17. Bxd7 $6 Qxg5 18. Qc2 Rad8 $15) 17... Qxe4 18. Re1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Qc4 19. Be7 ({And not} 19. Qxd7 hxg5 20. fxg5 Qxa2 $15) 19... Nf6 20. Bxf8 Rxf8 21. f5 Ne4 (21... g5 $16) 22. fxg6 $18 Nxc3 $2 (22... f5 23. Bf3 Qe6 24. Bxe4 fxe4) 23. gxf7+ $1 Kh8 24. Qf3 Bd4+ 25. Kh1 $1 {Black must now prevent Re8.} Qxf7 26. Rxc3 Qg7 27. Qxf8+ Qxf8 {[#]} 28. Rf3 $1 {[%cal Rf3f8]} Qd6 (28... Bf6 $142 29. Re6 Kg7 30. Rfxf6 (30. Rexf6 Qxf6 31. Rxf6 Kxf6 $18) 30... Qxf6 31. Rxf6 Kxf6) 29. Re6 Qc7 30. Bf5 Kg8 31. Rg6+ Kf7 (31... Bg7 $142 32. Rfg3 Kf8 33. Rxg7 Qxg7 34. Rxg7 Kxg7) 32. Bd3+ Ke7 {[#] intending ...c4.} 33. Bc4 $1 { Precision: White = 98%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Dubov, Daniil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D16"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2696"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,79,20,0,11,0,29,18,20,18,15,24,27,19,20,19,25,18,23,19,25,21,30,25, 26,23,23,20,20,20,18,17,25,25,23,21,22,17,20,16,13,7,9,8,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 e6 6. e3 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 Be7 {D16: Slav Defence: 5 a4: Lines with 5...Bg4 and 5...Na6} 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rd1 Nd5 (11... Nb4 12. Ne5 Bd7 13. a5 Rc8 14. a6 bxa6 15. Bxa6 Rc7 16. Bf4 Nfd5 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 {1/2-1/2 (48) Anton Guijarro,D (2666)-Duda,J (2717) Riadh 2017}) 12. Qe4 Nf6 13. Qh4 Nd5 14. Qe4 {[%cal Rc3d5] LiveBook: 41 Games} Nf6 15. Qh4 Nd5 16. Qg3 Bd6 17. Qh3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17. Qg4) 17... e5 18. Qh5 Nf6 19. Qh4 Bg4 $1 20. dxe5 Nxe5 21. Nxe5 Bxd1 22. Nxf7 Rxf7 23. Bxf7+ Kxf7 24. Qc4+ Kf8 {[#] aiming for ...Rc8.} 25. Nxd1 Bxh2+ $1 26. Kxh2 { Hoping for Be3.} Qxd1 27. Be3 {Bc5+ would kill now.} Qd5 28. Bc5+ Kf7 29. Qxd5+ Nxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 30. Rd1 Ke6 {The position is equal.} 31. Re1+ Kd7 32. Re5 Kc6 33. Bd4 g6 $1 34. Kg3 Rf8 35. b4 a6 36. Bc5 Rf7 37. Re6+ Kc7 38. Re5 Kc6 39. Re6+ Kc7 40. Re5 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 97%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Black "Motylev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2689"] [BlackElo "2660"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,50,-12,-5,-5,-6,-5,-17,-16,-14,-14,-9,-12,-3,-6,0,-6,-5,0,0,0,0,-6,0, 0,0,-5,0,-26,-22,-21,-21,-21,-15,-45,-29,-34,0,-8,0,-38,0,-21,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 Bg4 3. Bb2 Nd7 4. g3 e5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 4... Bxf3 5. exf3 Ngf6 6. f4 e6 7. Bg2 Bd6 8. O-O c6 9. d3 h5 10. h4 Qc7 11. Nd2 O-O-O 12. Nf3 e5 13. fxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Bxe5 {1-0 (36) Fedoseev,V (2733)-Motylev,A (2675) Sochi 2017}) 5. h3 Bxf3 6. exf3 {A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5} Ngf6 7. Bg2 Bc5 8. O-O O-O 9. c3 { [%cal Bc2c3,Bc3d4][%mdl 32]} Re8 10. d4 exd4 11. cxd4 Bb6 12. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2, Bd2f3,Bf3e5][%mdl 32]} Qe7 13. f4 Qe2 14. Rb1 c6 15. Nf3 Qxd1 16. Rfxd1 Ne4 17. Rbc1 a5 18. a4 (18. Ne5 $5 {[%cal Re5d7]} Ndf6 19. a4 $11) 18... Nb8 {[%cal Bd7b8,Bb8a6,Ba6b4,Bb4a2][%mdl 32]} 19. Ne5 f6 20. Nd3 Na6 21. Bf1 Nb4 22. f5 Na2 23. Rc2 Nb4 24. Rcc1 Na2 25. Rc2 Nb4 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 50%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Black "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B63"] [WhiteElo "2681"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,57,45,45,56,63,49,41,32,53,31,84,47,45,5,23,-8,-49,-77,-41,-52,-30, -98,-61,-64,-51,-95,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. O-O-O O-O 9. Nb3 Qb6 10. Kb1 { B63: Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer: 7...Be7 and unusual Black 7th moves} Rd8 11. h4 a6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32] White is slightly better.} Qc7 13. f4 b5 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. g5 Be7 (15... Bxc3 $14 16. Qxc3 b4) 16. Bd3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. h5 b4 17. Ne2 a5 {1/2-1/2 (47) Kanmazalp,O (2458)-Kozul,Z (2626) Izmir 2018}) 16... b4 17. Ne2 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4] [%mdl 32]} 18. h5 a4 19. Nbc1 Rb8 20. Rdf1 d5 {Threatens to win with ...dxe4.} 21. exd5 (21. e5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 21... Rxd5 $17 22. Qe3 Na5 23. Qe4 Rf5 ({Black should play} 23... Rxd3 $1 $17 24. Qxd3 Bb7) 24. Nd4 $1 $11 { aiming for g6.The position is equal.} Bb7 25. Qe2 {Hoping for Nxe6.} Rd5 ({ Don't go for} 25... Rxf4 $2 26. Nxe6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} fxe6 27. Qxe6+ Kh8 28. h6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]}) 26. Qe4 Rf5 $1 27. Qe2 {Strongly threatening Nxe6.} Rd5 ( 27... Rxf4 {[#]} 28. Nxe6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} fxe6 29. Qxe6+ Kh8 30. h6 $1 $18 { [%mdl 512]}) 28. Qe4 Rf5 $1 29. Qe2 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 81%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Black "Shirov, Alexei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C78"] [WhiteElo "2674"] [BlackElo "2644"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,75,0,19,11,27,24,37,36,43,47,44,29,55,64,139,151,142,146,154,163,213, 204,192,214,200,168,168,172,172,168,166,181,183,177,159,166,214,130,148,120, 150,154,731,731,711,694,759,759,759,759,744,744,731,712]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. c3 d6 8. a4 Rb8 9. d4 Bb6 10. a5 { C78: Ruy Lopez: Archangelsk and Möller Defences} Ba7 11. h3 (11. Be3 Bg4 12. dxe5 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Nxe5 14. Qe2 Bxe3 15. Qxe3 O-O 16. Nd2 Re8 17. f3 c5 { 0-1 (42) Najer,E (2681)-Shirov,A (2730) Germany 2010}) 11... O-O 12. Be3 Ra8 { LiveBook: 46 Games} 13. Qe2 {[#]} Bb7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... h6 14. Rd1 Re8 15. d5 Ne7 16. c4 Bxe3 17. Qxe3 bxc4 18. Bxc4 {1-0 (62) Areshchenko,A (2675) -Schroeder,J (2514) Bad Wiessee 2016}) 14. Rd1 Qe7 ({Don't play} 14... Nxe4 $6 15. d5 $16) 15. d5 Nb8 16. Bxa7 Rxa7 17. c4 b4 18. c5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Threatens to win with c6. White has the initiative.} dxc5 (18... Nbd7 $1 $14) 19. Nbd2 $16 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2c4,Bc4e5][%mdl 32]} Nbd7 20. Nc4 Ne8 21. Ba4 Nd6 22. Bxd7 $1 Qxd7 23. Ncxe5 ({Resist} 23. Nfxe5 $6 Qb5 $14) 23... Qb5 24. Qxb5 axb5 25. Nd7 $1 {[%csl LRc5,LRf8]} Nxe4 26. Nxf8 Kxf8 {[#]} 27. Ne5 $1 c4 28. Nc6 Bxc6 29. dxc6 $18 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRN} b3 30. a6 g6 {intending ... c3.} 31. f3 Nc5 32. Rd5 c3 $2 (32... Rxa6 $16 33. Rxa6 Nxa6) 33. Rxc5 {White is clearly winning.} Rxa6 {[#]} 34. Rf1 $1 ({Not} 34. Rxa6 cxb2 35. Rxb5 (35. Ra8+ Kg7 $17) 35... b1=Q+ 36. Kh2 Qd3 $15) 34... cxb2 35. Rxb5 Rxc6 36. Rxb3 Rc2 37. Kh2 Rc1 38. Rg1 {Precision: White = 90%, Black = 27%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Black "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C09"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,81,10,22,7,0,8,10,15,13,10,20,-9,-3,-16,0,-5,0,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f3,Bf3e5][%mdl 32]} c5 4. Ngf3 Nc6 5. exd5 exd5 6. Bb5 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Bd7 8. N2f3 Nf6 {C09: French Tarrasch: 3...c5 4 exd5 exd5 5 Ngf3 Nc6} (8... Bd6 9. O-O Nge7 10. Re1 O-O 11. Bg5 Re8 12. c3 Qc7 13. h3 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 Nc6 15. Rxe8+ Rxe8 16. Nf3 {1-0 (82) Alsina Leal,D (2531) -Narciso Dublan,M (2551) Barcelona 2011}) 9. O-O Be7 10. Re1 O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games. The position is equal.} 11. Bg5 Re8 12. Bxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. c3 Qc7 13. Bd3 Nxd4 14. cxd4 Bg4 {0-1 (39) Gerigk,E (2275)-Heika,M (2260) Germany 1997}) 12... bxc6 13. Ne5 Qc7 14. Qf3 Bd8 15. Qf4 c5 16. Nxd7 Qxd7 17. Nf5 Re6 18. Rad1 Bc7 19. Qf3 {Hoping for Bxf6.} Rae8 20. Re3 {Strongly threatening Bxf6.} Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4g5]} 21. Bh6 $1 {[%cal Rh6g7]} Rf6 {[#]} 22. Rxe4 $1 { [%mdl 512]} Rxe4 {[#]} (22... dxe4 23. Qg4) 23. Qxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxf5 ( 23... dxe4 24. Rxd7) 24. Qg4 {[%csl Gh6][%cal Rg4g7]} g6 25. g3 Be5 26. c3 Bg7 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 28. Qe2 Qe6 29. Re1 Qxe2 (29... Qd6 {feels hotter.} 30. Qd3 d4 31. cxd4 cxd4 32. h4 Ra5) 30. Rxe2 {KR-KR} Rf6 31. Re7 Rb6 32. b3 Ra6 33. Rd7 Rxa2 34. Rxd5 Ra3 35. Rxc5 Rxb3 36. Ra5 Rxc3 37. Rxa7 Rc2 38. h4 Rc3 39. Kg2 Rc2 40. Kf3 Rc1 41. Ke4 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 89%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Grachev, Boris"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,65,0,0,-16,0,0,2,-3,5,12,10,22,18,-5,2,0,-3,6,0,-10,-12,-12,-9,-14,0, 0,0,-14,0,0,11,0,4,6,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. O-O a6 {The position is equal.} 6. Qc2 { A13: English Opening: 1...e6} (6. a4 Nc6 7. Qc2 Na5 8. Na3 Qd5 9. Rd1 Bd7 10. d4 Qf5 11. Bd2 Qxc2 12. Nxc2 Nb3 13. Ra2 Bc6 14. Ne5 Bd5 {1/2-1/2 (68) So,W (2810)-Ding,L (2777) Tbilisi 2017}) 6... Bd6 7. Qxc4 b5 8. Qc2 Bb7 9. a4 c5 10. Nc3 Qb6 11. d3 O-O 12. axb5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. e4 Ng4 { 1/2-1/2 (76) Rozum,I (2599)-Vaishali,R (2312) Voronezh 2017}) 12... axb5 13. Rxa8 Bxa8 14. Bg5 Nbd7 15. Ra1 Rb8 16. Ne5 Bxg2 17. Nxd7 Nxd7 18. Kxg2 c4 19. dxc4 bxc4 20. Rd1 {[#] Hoping for Qd2.} Bf8 21. Be3 Qb7+ 22. Qe4 f5 23. Qxb7 Rxb7 24. Rd4 e5 25. Rxc4 Rxb2 26. Rc7 Nf6 27. Bc5 Bxc5 28. Rxc5 $11 {KRN-KRN} Rc2 29. Kf1 Rc1+ 30. Kg2 Rc2 31. Kf1 Rc1+ 32. Kg2 Rc2 33. Kf1 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 75%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Paravyan, David"] [Black "Palachev, Petr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2631"] [BlackElo "2395"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,73,12,24,13,23,17,20,24,12,10,74,36,68,85,98,90,79,86,102,30,39,44,35, 38,70,76,88,0,0,-7,0,-113,56,67,85,71,128,114,120,117,199,197,199,212,193,129, 245,99,393,416,400,405,411,391,404,399,1081,367,417,393,1568,894,1915,1764, 29986,29986]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. d4 Bg7 6. dxc5 { B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} (6. O-O cxd4 7. Nxd4 Qb6 8. Be3 c5 9. Nb3 d6 10. N1d2 Ba6 11. c4 Rd8 12. h3 e6 13. Qg4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Delgado Ramirez,N (2618)-Zhigalko,S (2652) Baku 2016}) 6... Qa5+ 7. Nbd2 Nf6 8. O-O {The position is equal.} Qxc5 9. Nb3 Qh5 $146 (9... Qb6 $11) ({Predecessor:} 9... Qb6 10. e5 Ng4 11. Bf4 f6 12. exf6 Nxf6 13. Re1 {1-0 (55) Ochsner,B (2459) -Light,B (2234) Denmark 2017}) 10. Re1 (10. e5 $5 {[%cal Re5f6]}) 10... O-O 11. e5 Ng4 {[%cal Rg4e5]} 12. Bf4 f6 13. exf6 Rxf6 14. Bg3 (14. Qd2 $1 $16) 14... Rf7 $11 15. h3 Nh6 16. Be5 d6 17. Bxg7 Rxg7 18. Re4 (18. Qd3 $16) 18... g5 { [%cal Bg6g5,Bg5g4][%mdl 32]} 19. Qe2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} g4 20. Nfd4 (20. Rxe7 $2 Rxe7 21. Qxe7 gxf3 $17) (20. hxg4 $11 {remains equal.} Bxg4 21. Rxe7) 20... Qg5 $2 ({Better is} 20... e5 $1 $17 {...Qg6 is the strong threat.} 21. Nxc6 Qg6) 21. h4 $1 $14 {[%cal Rh4g5]} Qxh4 22. Qc4+ $1 Rf7 (22... Kh8 $142) 23. g3 $16 Qf6 24. Rf4 (24. Qxc6 $2 Qxf2+ 25. Kh1 Rb8 $19) 24... Bf5 (24... d5 $16 25. Rxf6 dxc4 26. Rxh6 cxb3) 25. Nxf5 $18 (25. Nxc6 $2 e5 $19) ( 25. Qxc6 Raf8 $14) 25... Nxf5 26. Nd4 (26. Qxc6 Raf8 $14) (26. Rxg4+ Kh8 $11) 26... d5 {[#]} 27. Qa4 ({And not} 27. Rxg4+ Ng7 $15) ({Don't play} 27. Qxc6 $6 Qxc6 28. Nxc6 Ng7 $16) ({White should try} 27. Qd3 $1 $18 e6 28. Re1 (28. Rxg4+ Rg7 $16) (28. Nxc6 Rc8 $14)) 27... Qg6 {[#]} (27... Qe5 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 28. Nxc6 (28. Nxf5 $1 $18 Rxf5 29. Rxg4) 28... Qd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (28... Qe6 $16) 29. Rxf5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxf5 30. Qxg4+ Kh8 {aiming for ...Raf8.} 31. Qxf5 Qxc6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 32. Re1 Rg8 $2 (32... Qf6 33. Qxd5 Rf8) 33. Re6 $2 (33. Rxe7 {[%csl Gf5][%cal Re7h7]} Rxg3+ 34. Kh2) 33... Qd7 34. c3 a5 $2 (34... Rg6) 35. Qe5+ Rg7 36. Rb6 {Threatening mate with Rb8+.} Kg8 37. Qb8+ {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Black "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,97,13,13,23,19,17,17,14,14,43,13,25,20,21,22,25,16,37,0,0,0,-8,-16,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,10,14,14,6,25,19, 10,18,9,21,42,27,128,137,157,20,27,21,22,0,17,0,24,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1, Bf1e3][%mdl 32]} Bf5 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 9. Re1 Nd6 10. Nf1 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} c6 12. Bf4 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6c7,Bc7e6][%mdl 32]} 13. Qb3 {[#]} Nc7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Rb8 14. Ng3 Nc7 15. Bxd6 Bxd6 16. Nf5 g6 17. Nxd6 Qxd6 18. Qd3 Rfe8 19. c3 Rxe1+ 20. Rxe1 Re8 21. Rxe8+ Nxe8 {1/2-1/2 (21) Kokarev,D (2615)-Ni,H (2671) Riadh 2017}) 14. Ne3 Re8 15. c3 (15. Bxd6 $5 Bxd6 16. c4 $11 (16. Qxb7 Qd7 $11)) 15... Rb8 16. Re2 Ne6 17. Bg3 Qb6 18. Qc2 Rbd8 19. Nd2 Qa6 20. Nb3 Ne4 21. Nf5 (21. Rae1 {is more complex.} Nxg3 22. hxg3 Qa4 23. Qb1 Bf8 24. Ng4) 21... Nxg3 22. Nxe7+ Rxe7 23. hxg3 Rde8 24. Rae1 b6 25. Nc1 g6 26. Qd2 f6 27. g4 Qb7 28. Nd3 Qc7 29. Re3 Kg7 30. R1e2 a5 31. Qe1 {[%cal Re3e6]} Kf7 32. f4 Qd6 33. Qf2 Ng7 34. g5 Rxe3 35. Rxe3 Rxe3 36. Qxe3 fxg5 37. Ne5+ Kg8 38. fxg5 Ne6 39. Ng4 c5 40. dxc5 bxc5 41. Nf6+ Kf7 42. Qf2 Ke7 43. Qh4 Nf8 {[#]} (43... Nd8 $1 $11) 44. Qa4 $1 $16 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Ra4e8]} Ke6 45. Qg4+ (45. Qxa5 $16 Qe5 46. Qa6+ (46. Qxc5 Qe1+ 47. Kh2 Qh4+ 48. Kg1 Qe1+ 49. Kh2 Qh4+ 50. Kg1 Qe1+ $11) 46... Kf5 47. Qf1+ Kxg5 48. Nxd5) 45... Kf7 $11 46. Qf3 {Black must now prevent Ne4+. } Ke6 $1 47. Qg4+ Kf7 48. Qf3 {[#] And now Ne4+ would win.} Ke6 $1 49. Qg4+ { Precision: White = 53%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2760"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,81,13,0,27,0,-6,0,29,32,32,31,41,40,24,37,57,10,62,8,43,29,25,15,37, 0,0,0,15,10,10,27,17,0,0,0,0,-12,-17,-63,-39,-30,-37,-37,-17,-59,-59,-59,-59, -59,-59,-59,-59,-51,-45,-45,-45,-45,-45,-51,-45,-60,0,-54,0,-61]} 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} O-O ( 9... Bd7 10. Rb1 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}) 10. Rc1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} cxd4 11. cxd4 {White has an edge.} (11. Nc4 $5 { [%cal Rc4a5]} Qxa2 12. cxd4 $11) 11... Nc6 12. d5 {[#] Rc5 is the strong threat.} Ne5 13. Be2 $1 Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... b5 14. O-O Ba6 15. Nb3 Qd8 16. Nc5 Qd6 17. Qd2 Nc4 18. Bxc4 bxc4 19. Qa5 Bc8 20. Rxc4 Qb6 21. Qd2 { 1-0 (21) Plischki,S (2389)-Rojikova,L (1852) Hradec Kralove 2013}) 14. O-O { Black must now prevent f4.} Rfc8 15. Qb3 b5 $1 16. h3 Rab8 $1 17. Bf4 Ra8 ( 17... e6 $11) 18. Rfd1 (18. a3 $14) 18... h6 19. a3 g5 20. Be3 e6 21. Nf3 (21. Bc5 {feels hotter.} exd5 22. exd5 Nc4 23. Bb4 Nxd2 24. Bxd2 Qa4 25. Qf3) 21... Nxf3+ 22. Bxf3 Rc3 23. Rxc3 Qxc3 24. Qxc3 Bxc3 25. e5 Rc8 26. Bxa7 Bxe5 27. Re1 Bd6 28. Bg4 {[%cal Rd5e6]} Re8 29. dxe6 Bxe6 30. Re3 Ra8 {[#] aiming for ... Bxg4.} 31. Bxe6 Rxa7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} ({Much weaker is} 31... fxe6 $6 32. Rxe6 Bxa3 33. Be3 $14) 32. Rd3 Bxa3 33. Rd7 Rxd7 34. Bxd7 $15 { KB-KB} b4 35. Ba4 Kg7 36. Kf1 Bb2 37. Ke2 Bd4 38. Bb3 Bb6 39. Bc4 Bd4 40. Bb3 $1 Bb6 41. Bc4 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 48%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Black "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2622"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "152"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,152,5,14,0,5,0,0,0,33,-12,-8,-6,-6,-9,-14,-49,-41,-43,-55,-38,-53, -92,-79,-77,-87,-156,-147,-162,-157,-152,-168,-172,-175,-172,-190,-172,-174, -182,-170,-180,-165,-162,-150,-156,-116,-113,-114,-113,-105,-102,-102,-108, -114,-110,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84,-88,-84,-91,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84, -86,-50,-70,-80,-71,-75,-84,-76,-107,-84,-132,-84,-84,-84,-84,0,-84,0,-122,-85, -109,-100,-113,-125,-228,-228,-228,-228,-317,-318,-316,-293,-407,-407,-387, -392,-369,-354,-354,-308,-302,-265,-268,-268,-292,-287,-1825,-1694,-1763,-1100, -1822,-1139,-1718,-1214,-1676,0,-966,-868,-530,-268,-3790,-2544,-2161,-2104, -6097,-5882,-6227,-5989,-6083,-4910]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Qc2 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} (6. Bb5 Nxc3 7. bxc3 Bd6 8. d4 Bd7 9. O-O Qe7 10. e4 O-O 11. Re1 Nxd4 12. Nxd4 exd4 13. Bxd7 Qxd7 14. cxd4 Bb4 15. Re3 Rad8 16. Bb2 Bc5 17. Rd3 {0-1 (66) Howell,D (2676) -Malakhov,V (2686) Riadh 2017}) 6... Nxc3 7. bxc3 Bd6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. Bd3 {The position is equal.} h6 9. Rb1 O-O 10. O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Bf5 Rb8 11. O-O Bxf5 12. Qxf5 Ne7 13. Qc2 f5 {0-1 (47) Hillarp Persson,T (2577) -Grover,S (2288) Kolkata 2009}) 10... Qe7 11. h3 b6 12. Be4 Bd7 13. Bb2 Rae8 14. Rbe1 Na5 15. d3 f5 16. Bd5+ Kh8 {aiming for ...e4.} 17. Nd2 e4 $1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Strongly threatening ...Qe5. Black has strong initiative.} 18. f4 { [%cal Rd3e4]} exf3 19. Nxf3 (19. Rxf3 $142 c6 20. Bb3) 19... Bg3 $1 $17 20. Re2 Qc5 $1 {[%cal Rc5d5]} 21. Bb3 Rxe3 22. Rxe3 Qxe3+ 23. Kh1 Nxb3 24. axb3 Re8 25. c4 Kh7 26. d4 Qe2 27. Qb1 Re3 28. d5 Bd6 29. Re1 Qf2 30. Rxe3 Qxe3 31. Bd4 Qe7 32. Qa1 a5 33. Be5 Be8 34. Bxd6 Qxd6 35. Qe1 Bd7 36. Ne5 Kg8 37. Qe3 Qe7 38. Qf4 g5 39. Qd4 Be8 40. Kg1 Qf6 41. Qe3 Kg7 42. Kf2 a4 {Hoping for ...axb3.} 43. bxa4 Bxa4 44. Nf3 Bd7 45. Ne5 f4 46. Qe1 Bf5 47. Qc3 Be4 48. Qd4 {[#]} Bd3 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 49. Qb2 (49. Qxd3 Qxe5) 49... Be4 50. Qd4 Bf5 51. Qc3 $1 Qd6 52. Kf1 Kg8 53. Qa1 Qb4 54. Qd4 (54. Qa8+ $17 Kg7 55. Qe8) 54... Qb1+ $19 55. Kf2 Qe4 56. Qc3 {[#]} Qc2+ $1 57. Qxc2 Bxc2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 58. d6 cxd6 59. Nd7 Kf7 60. Nxb6 Ke6 61. g3 Be4 62. h4 f3 63. hxg5 hxg5 64. g4 Bc6 65. Ke3 $2 (65. Nc8) 65... Ke5 66. Nc8 Bd7 $1 {[%csl LRc8,LRg4]} 67. Ne7 Bxg4 68. Nc6+ Kf6 69. Nd4 Ke5 70. Nc6+ Ke6 71. Nd4+ Kd7 72. Kf2 $2 (72. Nb3) 72... Bh5 { Black is clearly winning.} 73. Kg3 {[#]} g4 $1 74. Nf5 Bf7 75. Ne3 Be6 76. Nc2 Bxc4 {Precision: White = 51%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E15"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2670"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,86,22,36,39,45,43,65,58,56,66,87,47,34,47,50,46,46,56,46,46,72,65,70, 72,84,79,82,78,90,77,86,72,79,60,102,0,69,60,88,79,113,50,96,43,39,29,22,27, 111,83,83,83,83,73,73,18,146,80,156,37,87,38,43,34,26,41,69,64,64,0,65,50,61]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 Bb7 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O c5 {LiveBook: 11 Games. E16: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} (8... Ne4 9. Qc2 f5 10. Nfd2 d5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Nc3 Nd7 13. Ndxe4 dxe4 14. Nb5 Nf6 15. Qxc7 Ba6 16. Qc4+ {1-0 (45) Ding,L (2753)-Nguyen,N (2633) Baku 2016}) 9. dxc5 bxc5 10. Nc3 Qe7 11. Rfd1 Rd8 12. Qd6 Kf8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Qxd6 13. Rxd6 Kf8 14. Rad1 Ke7 15. Ng5 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 {1-0 (33) Bogdanovski,V (2460) -Busch,K (2360) Balatonbereny 1988}) 13. Qf4 Nc6 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. Bxb7 Rab8 { Threatens to win with ...Ng6.} 16. Bg2 d6 17. b3 a6 18. h3 h6 19. Rd2 Qc7 20. Rad1 Rd7 21. g4 Rbd8 22. e3 Ng6 23. Qg3 Ne7 24. Ne2 Qb6 25. Rd3 ({White should try} 25. e4 $1 $16) 25... Ng6 (25... d5 $11) 26. Nc3 $14 Ne7 27. h4 h5 28. g5 ( 28. gxh5 $16 Nxh5 29. Qg5) 28... Nf5 29. Qf4 (29. Qh3 $16 Ng4 30. R3d2) 29... Ng4 30. Be4 Ne7 $1 31. R3d2 g6 (31... Ne5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 32. Bf3 $16 Ne5 33. Be2 Nf5 34. Ne4 Ke7 35. f3 ({White should play} 35. Kh2 $16) 35... Ra7 {[#]} (35... a5 $11) 36. Kf2 (36. Nxd6 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxd6 37. Rxd6 (37. Qxe5 Rad7 $16) 37... Nxd6 38. Qf6+ (38. Qxe5 Ne8 $16) 38... Kf8 39. Qxe5) 36... a5 (36... Rad7 $142) 37. Nc3 (37. Nxd6 $1 $16 Rxd6 38. Rxd6 (38. Qxe5 Rad7 $16) 38... Nxd6 39. Qf6+ (39. Qxe5 Ne8 $18) 39... Kf8 40. Qh8+ (40. Qxe5 Rd7 $16) 40... Ke7 41. Qxe5) 37... Rad7 38. Bf1 Qb4 39. Rc2 Qb7 40. Bg2 Qb8 41. Bh3 ({ And not} 41. e4 {[#]} d5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]}) 41... Qb4 42. Bf1 ({Better is} 42. Bxf5 $14 gxf5 43. e4) 42... Rb8 (42... Qb7 $11) 43. Na4 Rbd8 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 39%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Oparin, Grigoriy"] [Black "Lysyj, Igor"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A10"] [WhiteElo "2584"] [BlackElo "2630"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,63,22,27,32,17,18,18,40,31,39,27,53,30,39,35,35,18,14,4,4,4,14,4,4,4, 9,4,5,4,22,4,14,10,8,8,7,0,8,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,6,0,0,0]} 1. c4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Nf3 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 Bxf3 7. exf3 Nf6 {A40: Unusual replies to 1 d4} (7... Nc6 8. f4 Qf6 9. d5 Nd4 10. Bg2 Rd8 11. Nc3 c5 12. O-O-O Nh6 13. Ne4 Qe7 14. Rhe1 Nhf5 15. Qc3 {0-1 (62) Aronian,L (2805)-Rapport,R (2707) Riadh 2017}) 8. Bg2 d5 9. f4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nc6 {White has an edge.} 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc3 $146 {cxd5 is the strong threat.} ({Predecessor:} 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nc3 Nce7 13. Rac1 c6 14. Ne4 Rc8 15. Ng5 {1-0 (67) Lysyj,I (2618)-Maghsoodloo,P (2594) Moscow 2018}) 11... Ne4 12. Qd3 Qd7 13. Rd1 Rad8 14. Na3 {[%cal Bb1a3, Ba3c2,Bc2e1,Be1f3,Bf3e5][%mdl 32]} Nb4 15. Qb3 {[#] Black must now prevent Bxe4.} a5 16. Rac1 c6 {The position is equal.} 17. Nc2 dxc4 18. Qxc4 Nd6 19. Qb3 Nd5 20. Ne1 Qb7 21. Nf3 Rc8 22. Ne5 Rc7 23. a3 Rfc8 24. Rc2 g6 25. Qd3 Nf5 26. Rdc1 Nfe7 27. h4 h5 $1 28. Qd2 Kg7 29. Rc4 Nf5 30. R4c2 Nfe7 31. Rc4 Nf5 32. R4c2 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Black "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "2573"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "70"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,70,-15,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-14,-5,-6,-10,-6,-8,-5,0,-14,-18,-16,-6,-12, 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]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. Bg5 c6 11. Na4 Bd6 12. Re1 {C47: Scotch Four Knights and Four Knights with 4 g3 } (12. c3 Re8 13. Bh4 Bg4 14. f3 Bh5 15. Qc2 Bg6 16. Rae1 Qc7 17. g4 Bxd3 18. Qxd3 Nd7 19. Qc2 Nf8 20. Rxe8 Rxe8 {0-1 (40) Nakamura,H (2789)-Carlsen,M (2872) Zuerich 2014}) 12... Rb8 {LiveBook: 6 Games. The position is equal.} 13. b3 Be6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Rb4 14. c4 h6 15. Bh4 Be6 16. a3 Rb7 17. c5 Bb8 18. b4 g5 19. Bg3 Bxg3 20. hxg3 {1-0 (38) Zarkaj,A-Rees,G (2097) Kemer 2007}) 14. Qd2 c5 15. Rad1 Re8 16. Nc3 h6 17. Bf4 Bxf4 18. Qxf4 Qa5 19. Qd2 Kf8 20. h3 Bd7 21. Ne4 Qxd2 22. Nxd2 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 23. Nf3 Rxe1+ (23... Be6 {with more complications.} 24. Ne5 a4 25. f4 g6 26. g4 Kg7) 24. Rxe1 a4 25. Ne5 Be8 26. f3 Ra8 27. Kf2 Ra7 28. f4 axb3 29. axb3 Ra2 30. Re2 Ra1 31. g4 Rh1 32. Kg2 Rc1 33. Kf2 Rh1 34. Kg2 Rc1 35. Kf2 Rh1 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 82%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Black "Frolov, Ivan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E18"] [WhiteElo "2570"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "113"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,113,7,1,44,37,39,49,59,52,57,24,55,66,83,70,86,50,70,67,56,47,76,60, 45,20,39,41,66,39,61,70,52,72,49,0,69,50,89,52,77,67,171,171,163,168,231,64,63, 53,58,57,81,69,179,168,172,183,183,182,176,181,174,173,166,166,195,184,251,249, 239,236,247,244,247,232,395,377,420,443,425,412,816,852,1427,1336,1300,1403, 1144,1023,1675,1642,1482,1439,4956,4956]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. d4 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Rc1 Nd7 11. Bf4 {LiveBook: 63 Games} c6 {E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} (11... Nxc3 12. Rxc3 c5 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. Rc1 Nf6 15. Bg5 Qb6 16. Qc2 Rfe8 17. Nd2 h6 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. e4 dxe4 20. Bxe4 Rad8 21. Bxb7 Qxb7 22. Nb3 Bd4 23. Nxc5 Bxc5 24. Qxc5 Qxb2 25. Qxa7 {1/2-1/2 (25) Aronian,L (2805)-Korobov,A (2652) Riadh 2017}) 12. Nxe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 Bg5 14. f4 Nxc3 15. Rxc3 Be7 16. f5 f6 17. Bf4 Qd7 18. e4 dxe4 19. Bxe4 {1/2-1/2 (56) Orgovan,S (2330)-Papp,N Hungary 1991}) 12... dxe4 13. Nd2 g5 {White is slightly better.} 14. Be3 f5 15. Qb3+ Kg7 16. Nc4 Ba6 17. Bd2 Rc8 { [#]} 18. g4 $1 {[%mdl 512] And now gxf5 would win.} fxg4 19. Bxe4 c5 20. d5 Bxc4 21. Rxc4 {Bb1 is the strong threat.} Ne5 $1 {[%cal Re5c4]} 22. Bc3 Bf6 23. Ra4 Rc7 24. Bf5 h5 25. Re4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Qd6 26. Be6 Ng6 27. Bd2 Nf4 ({Black should try} 27... Re7 $11) 28. Bxf4 $1 $14 gxf4 29. f3 Bd4+ 30. Kh1 Rf6 (30... g3 $14) 31. fxg4 $18 hxg4 32. Bxg4 Rg6 (32... Rcf7 $142 33. Be6 Rf8) 33. Re6 $2 ({Better is} 33. Bf5 $18 Rg5 34. Be6) 33... Rxe6 $14 34. Bxe6 Qe5 $1 35. Qf3 Be3 36. Rd1 {Black must now prevent d6.} Kf6 (36... Bd4 $1 $14) 37. d6 $18 {[%cal Bd5d6,Bd6d7][%mdl 32]} Rg7 38. Bg4 ({And not} 38. d7 Qd6 $11) 38... Bd4 39. d7 Rg8 40. b4 Ke7 {[#]} 41. bxc5 $1 bxc5 42. h3 Kd6 43. Rb1 Qd5 (43... Rf8 {might work better.} 44. Kg2 Qd5) 44. Qxd5+ Kxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 45. Rb7 Kc6 46. Rxa7 Rd8 47. Ra6+ Kb5 $2 (47... Kb7 48. Ra3 Kb6) 48. Rd6 Be3 {[#]} 49. a4+ $1 Kxa4 50. Rc6 f3 (50... Bf2 $142 51. Rc8 Bh4) 51. exf3 {[%cal Be2f3,Bf3f4][%mdl 32] White is clearly winning.} Kb5 52. Rc8 Bg5 {[#]} 53. f4 $1 Be7 (53... Bxf4 54. Rxd8) 54. Be6 Kb4 55. Kg2 Kc3 56. Kf3 Kd4 57. Kg4 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Black "Natacheev, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2566"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "115"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,115,13,16,28,18,28,6,42,41,60,35,91,67,72,66,78,85,91,53,71,45,45,39, 39,39,39,45,56,52,45,41,56,37,58,63,74,81,65,16,20,16,132,8,88,87,92,89,102,96, 118,95,91,90,97,86,118,118,128,128,128,128,127,126,125,125,130,90,122,127,129, 129,124,108,125,124,132,118,141,132,204,215,760,752,734,712,897,856,1006,832, 2905,2879,2633,2487,2179,2190,1691,1671,29961,29961,29969,29970,29971,29972, 29973,29974,6785,5073]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 {LiveBook: 11774 Games} c5 {D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3} (6... Bd6 7. b3 O-O 8. Be2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Bb2 Re8 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. e4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Qxe4 c5 15. Qh4 Rad8 16. Rfe1 Be7 17. Qh3 Bf6 18. Bd3 h6 19. Be4 Bxe4 20. Rxe4 cxd4 21. Bxd4 {1/2-1/2 (45) Le,Q (2737)-Ding,L (2777) Huaian 2017}) 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Be2 Be7 {The position is equal.} 9. O-O O-O 10. Rd1 c4 (10... b6 $14) 11. b3 cxb3 12. Qxb3 Nb6 13. a4 a5 14. Rb1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Ba3 Bxa3 15. Qxa3 Bd7 16. Ne5 {1-0 (38) Foisor,M (2212)-Firaru,R (1684) Mamaia 2013}) 14... Bb4 $1 15. Ba3 Bf5 16. Bd3 Bxd3 17. Rxd3 Bxa3 18. Qxa3 Nc4 19. Qa2 b6 20. Nxd5 Qxd5 21. Rb5 Qe6 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Rfc8.} 22. d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5e6]} Qf5 23. Qxc4 Rac8 24. Qb3 {And now Rd1 would win.} Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4c5]} 25. d6 Qf6 {[#]} (25... Nc5 $11 26. Rd1 Rfd8) 26. Qa3 (26. Rd1 $1 $16) 26... Nxd6 (26... Rc6 $11) 27. Rxb6 $16 ({Not} 27. Rxd6 $2 Qxd6 28. Qa1 Rc4 $19) 27... Nc4 28. Qxf8+ $1 ({Stronger than} 28. Rxf6 Nxa3 29. g3 (29. Rfd6 Nc4 $17) 29... gxf6 $17) 28... Kxf8 29. Rxf6 Nb2 {( -> ...Rc1+)} 30. g3 (30. g4 {seems wilder.} Nxd3 31. Ra6 Rc1+ 32. Kg2 Rc2 33. Nd4) 30... Nxd3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 31. Rd6 Rc1+ 32. Kg2 Nc5 33. Rc6 Rc3 34. Rc8+ Ke7 35. Rc7+ Kf6 36. Ra7 Nxa4 37. Rxa5 Nc5 38. Nd4 g6 39. g4 h6 40. h4 Rc4 41. f3 Rc3 42. Kf2 Kg7 43. Rb5 Nd7 44. h5 Nf6 (44... Kf6 $16 {was necessary.} 45. f4 Ke7) 45. hxg6 $18 Kxg6 $2 (45... fxg6 46. Rb7+ Kf8) 46. Rb6 Rc5 47. f4 Ra5 48. Kf3 Ra3 49. Nf5 Rd3 50. Nxh6 Kxh6 51. Rxf6+ {KR-KR} Kg7 52. g5 Ra3 53. Rb6 Ra1 54. e4 {[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Rg1 55. e5 Re1 56. Kg4 Re4 57. Kf5 Ra4 58. g6 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Black "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C02"] [WhiteElo "2525"] [BlackElo "2464"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "132"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,132,0,0,-25,-31,-19,-22,-23,0,0,0,0,14,0,10,0,25,25,35,18,24,11,33, 17,53,21,45,28,107,85,95,81,100,102,164,157,170,155,166,161,252,290,274,272, 268,272,268,245,364,379,435,216,191,170,178,190,238,177,172,21,16,4,18,0,270, 261,262,270,262,193,279,274,290,285,272,131,131,131,131,131,131,131,131,131, 131,39,131,131,131,131,131,39,131,39,39,45,53,0,53,39,39,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Be2 cxd4 7. cxd4 Nh6 8. Bxh6 Qxb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games. C02: French: Advance Variation} 9. Nc3 (9. Nbd2 {seems wilder.} gxh6 10. Nb3 Bb4+ 11. Kf1 Bd7 12. g3) (9. Nbd2 gxh6 10. Nb3 Bb4+ 11. Kf1 Be7 12. a3 a5 13. a4 Nb4 14. Ne1 Bd7 15. h4 b6 16. Rh3 Rc8 17. Rb1 Qa2 18. Ra1 Qb2 19. Rf3 Bxh4 20. Rb1 Qa2 21. Ra1 Qb2 22. Rb1 Qa2 23. Ra1 {1/2-1/2 (23) Durarbayli,V (2612)-Harikrishna,P (2752) Baku 2016}) 9... Qxc3+ 10. Bd2 Qa3 11. O-O Bb4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Be7 12. Qc2 Bd8 13. Rab1 Bb6 14. Rb3 Qe7 15. Bg5 Qc7 16. Bc1 Nxe5 {0-1 (34) Mantovani,R (2359) -Yemelin,V (2573) Kallithea 2008}) 12. Rb1 {Threatening Rb3.} Bxd2 13. Qxd2 O-O 14. Bd3 h6 15. Rb3 Qe7 16. Bb1 a5 17. Qc2 {[%csl Gb1][%cal Rc2h7][%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} g6 18. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} a4 19. Rc3 Bd7 {[#]} 20. h5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rac8 (20... gxh5 21. Qh7#) 21. Rc1 Kg7 (21... Be8 $11) 22. hxg6 $16 Nb4 23. Qd2 fxg6 24. Rc7 Rxc7 (24... Nc6 $16 {keeps fighting. } 25. Rxb7 Rb8) 25. Rxc7 $18 Na6 26. Rxb7 Rb8 27. Qb2 $1 (27. Rxb8 $6 Nxb8 28. Bc2 a3 $16) 27... a3 (27... Qe8 $142 28. Bd3 a3) 28. Qb6 Rxb7 29. Qxb7 Nb4 30. Nh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4g6]} Nc6 31. Nxg6 Qd8 (31... Qf7 $142 32. Qb6 (32. Qa8 Be8 $16 ) 32... Qe8) 32. Nf4 {Threatening mate with Nxe6+.} Nxd4 33. Qa7 (33. Qb4 $142) 33... Nc6 34. Nxe6+ Kg8 {[#]} 35. Qc5 $1 (35. Nxd8 $6 Nxa7 36. f4 Nb5 $16) 35... Qb8 36. Bf5 Qb4 37. Qc1 $2 $40 {[%mdl 128] White attacks.} (37. Qe3 $18 { Qg3+ would kill now.} Kf7 38. Nd8+ (38. Qxh6 $2 Qe1+ 39. Kh2 Qxe5+ 40. Nf4 Qxf5 $19) 38... Nxd8 39. Bxd7) 37... Qb2 $11 38. Qd1 Qxe5 39. Qh5 {Intending Qg6+ and mate.} Bxe6 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (39... Qe1+ $11 {and Black is okay.} 40. Kh2 Qe5+ 41. Kh3 (41. f4 Qf6 $11) 41... Qc3+ 42. f3 Qf6) 40. Qe8+ $18 Kg7 41. Bxe6 {White wants to mate with Qf7+.} Nd8 42. Qg8+ (42. Qxd8 Qxe6 43. Qc7+ Kg6 $11) 42... Kf6 43. Bxd5 ({Inferior is} 43. Qxd8+ Kxe6 44. Qe8+ Kd6 $11) 43... Ke7 44. g3 Qg5 45. Qxg5+ (45. Qh7+ $18 {has better winning chances.} Kd6 46. Bg8) 45... hxg5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 46. Kg2 {aiming for Kf3.} Kd6 47. Be4 Ke5 48. Kf3 Ne6 49. Ke3 Nc5 50. Bf3 (50. Bc2 $16) 50... Na6 {[#]} (50... Nb3 $14) 51. Bd1 $1 $16 Nb4 52. Bb3 Na6 53. Bg8 (53. Bc4 $16 Nb4 54. Bg8) 53... Nb4 (53... g4 $1 $14) 54. Bc4 ({Better is} 54. Bf7 $16) 54... g4 $14 55. Bb3 Na6 $1 56. Bc4 ({White should play} 56. f4+ $14 gxf3 57. Bg8 (57. Kxf3 Kf5 $16)) 56... Nc5 (56... Nb4 $11) 57. Be2 Ne4 58. Bxg4 Nc3 $1 {The position is equal.} 59. f4+ Kd6 60. Kd3 (60. Be2 $5 {[%cal Re2c4]} Nxa2 61. Kd2 $16) 60... Nxa2 61. Kc2 {Threatens to win with Kb3.} Nb4+ 62. Kb3 a2 63. Kb2 Kd5 64. Bf5 Kd4 65. Be6 Ke4 66. Bxa2 Nd3+ {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Black "Iljin, Artem"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2520"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,96,35,21,45,11,8,6,27,0,39,34,35,34,26,13,16,15,16,14,15,6,19,20,50, 45,63,47,67,70,59,62,50,43,84,63,103,15,69,3,57,62,62,70,212,199,195,39,41,12, 96,0,0,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bf5 7. O-O Be7 8. Re1 O-O 9. c4 Nc6 10. Nc3 { C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Nxc3 11. bxc3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Re8 13. cxd5 Qxd5 14. Bf4 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Bd6 15. Ng5 {[%cal Bf3g5,Bg5e4,Be4c5][%mdl 32]} g6 {[#]} 16. Ne4 $146 {Threatens to win with Nf6+. } ({Predecessor:} 16. Bd2 Be7 17. h4 b5 {1-0 (34) Anand,V (2781)-Charbonneau,P (2490) Mallorca 2004}) 16... Kg7 17. Qf3 Bxf4 (17... Re6 $5 {[%cal Ra8e8]} 18. Nxd6 Qxf3 19. gxf3 cxd6 $14) 18. Qxf4 Qf5 19. Qxf5 gxf5 20. Nc5 Na5 21. g3 c6 22. Kg2 b6 23. Nd3 Re4 24. f3 Rxe1 25. Rxe1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Kf6 26. h4 Rd8 27. Nf4 $1 Nc4 28. g4 fxg4 29. fxg4 c5 30. d5 b5 {[#]} 31. Kg3 ( 31. Nh5+ $1 $16 Kg6 32. Re7) 31... h6 (31... Nb6 $11) 32. Nh5+ $1 $14 Kg6 33. Re7 $1 Nb6 $1 34. Rc7 $1 Na4 (34... Nxd5 $14 35. Rxc5 Nb6) 35. Rc6+ $18 ({ Stronger than} 35. Rxa7 Nxc3 36. Ra6+ Kh7 $11) 35... Kh7 36. g5 $2 (36. d6 $18) 36... hxg5 $14 37. hxg5 Nxc3 (37... c4 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 38. Rh6+ ( 38. Nf6+ $16 Kg7 39. Rxc5 Nxa2 40. d6 (40. Rxb5 Kg6 $16)) 38... Kg8 $11 { The position is equal.} 39. Nf6+ Kg7 $1 {[#]} 40. d6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Ne2+ ( 40... Rxd6 41. Ne8+) 41. Kg4 c4 42. Rh2 Nd4 43. Rh7+ Kg6 {Hoping for ...Nf5.} 44. Rh6+ Kg7 45. Kh5 {White threatens Rh7+ and mate.} Rh8 $1 {[%cal Rh8h6] White must now prevent ...Rxh6+.} 46. d7 {Intending Rxh8 and mate.} Nc6 $1 47. Ne8+ Kg8 {aiming for ...Rxh6+.} 48. Nf6+ Kg7 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 47%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Chernobay, Artem"] [Black "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2426"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,79,13,26,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,26,0,30,6,13,8,20,14,14,16,22,24,49,38,78, 35,120,101,102,101,105,94,152,125,125,123,140,140,214,208,255,246,227,234,391, 391,331,296,310,318,346,344,1012,996,5698,4376,5557,5370]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 b6 5. Nbd2 Bb7 6. c3 Be7 7. h3 O-O 8. Bd3 cxd4 9. exd4 d6 10. Qe2 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f8,Bf8g6][%mdl 32]} 11. O-O Re8 {LiveBook: 48 Games. A47: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 b6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} (11... a6 12. a4 Re8 13. Bh2 h6 14. Rfe1 Bf8 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. Ne3 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxa6 Bxf3 19. gxf3 {1-0 (34) Carlsen,M (2837)-Akobian,V (2647) Riadh 2017}) 12. Nc4 Nf8 13. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rfe1 Ng6 14. Bh2 Nd5 15. Qd2 Rc8 16. a4 {0-1 (42) Van de Mortel,J (2300)-Pliester,L (2420) Leeuwarden 1993}) 13... Ng6 {The position is equal.} 14. Bh2 Nd5 15. Qd2 a6 16. Rfe1 Rc8 17. Na3 Qd7 18. Nc2 b5 19. axb5 axb5 20. Ra5 Bc6 21. Rea1 Rb8 22. Nfe1 Rb7 23. Be4 h6 24. Ra6 Nb6 ({ Black should play} 24... Rb6 $14) 25. Bxg6 $16 fxg6 26. Nb4 Bd5 27. Nxd5 (27. Ned3 {with more complications.} g5 28. f3 Bb3 29. Qf2 Rc8 30. Bg3) 27... exd5 ( 27... Nxd5 $142 28. Qd3 g5) 28. Qd3 Kh7 29. Nc2 Bg5 30. Nb4 Qe6 {[#]} (30... Bh4 $16 31. Bf4 Rf8) 31. Bg3 $1 $18 ({But not} 31. Qxb5 $2 Nc4 $19) 31... Qd7 32. h4 Bd8 33. h5 Re6 $2 (33... Qf5 {might work better.} 34. hxg6+ (34. Bxd6 Qxd3 35. Nxd3 gxh5 $16) 34... Qxg6 35. Qxg6+ Kxg6 36. Bxd6 Kh7) 34. hxg6+ Rxg6 35. Rxb6 Bxb6 36. Nxd5 Qf7 37. Nf4 {[%cal Bd5f4,Bf4g6,Bg6e5][%mdl 32]} d5 $2 ( 37... Qe8 38. Nxg6 Qxg6 39. Qxb5 Qe4) 38. Ra8 {White is clearly winning.} ({Not } 38. Nxg6 Qxg6 39. Qf3 (39. Qxb5 Qxg3 40. Qxb6 Rxb6 $14) 39... Qf7 $18) 38... Ra7 39. Nxg6 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Ra8h8] [#]} Rxa8 40. Ne5+ {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Black "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2502"] [BlackElo "2504"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,80,31,30,27,27,10,7,2,0,16,7,-6,-8,-7,2,-25,-31,-22,0,3,3,3,5,3,15,12, 22,6,7,0,28,24,28,19,28,28,29,27,38,38,31,28,36,30,32,12,17,6,6,6,6,0,2,0,14, 12,14,0,12,12,11,0,8,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qb3 c4 (5... Nf6 6. Nd2 c4 7. Qc2 Nh5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Be2 Ng7 11. Bg3 Bf5 12. Qc1 e6 {1-0 (41) Carlsen,M (2832)-So,W (2812) Leuven 2017}) 6. Qc2 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} e5 7. Bxe5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. dxe5 Bf5 8. Qc1 g5 9. Bg3 h5 10. h3 f6 11. Nf3 O-O-O 12. Nd4 Nh6 13. Nxc6 Qxc6 {1-0 (48) Fotin,V (2315)-Kezin,R (2450) Moscow 2018}) 7... Bf5 8. Qc1 ({Not} 8. Qxf5 $2 Qxb2 9. Nd2 Qxa1+ 10. Qb1 Qxb1+ 11. Nxb1 Nxe5 $19) 8... Nxe5 9. dxe5 f6 10. e6 Bc5 11. Nf3 Ne7 {[%cal Bg8e7,Be7c6,Bc6b4,Bb4d3][%mdl 32]} 12. Nd4 Bxd4 13. cxd4 Nc6 14. Be2 Nb4 15. O-O Qxe6 16. Nc3 O-O 17. Qd2 Bd3 18. a3 Bxe2 19. Qxe2 Nd3 20. b3 Rad8 21. Rfd1 f5 22. Nxd5 $1 Rxd5 23. bxc4 {[#]} Rxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512] And now ...Rfd8 would win.} 24. Rxd3 (24. exd4 Qxe2) 24... Rxc4 25. Rad1 Rc7 26. Rd6 Qc4 27. Qxc4+ Rxc4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR. The position is equal.} 28. Rd7 Rf7 $1 {[%cal Rf7d7] [#] Hoping for ...Rxd7.} 29. Rd8+ Rf8 30. R8d7 Rf7 $1 {[%cal Rf7d7] aiming for ...Rxd7.} 31. g3 Rc7 32. Rd8+ Rf8 33. R1d7 Rxd7 34. Rxd7 $11 {KR-KR} Rf7 35. Rd8+ Rf8 36. Rd7 Rf7 37. Rd8+ Rf8 38. Rd7 Rf7 39. Rd8+ Rf8 40. Rd7 Rf7 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Golubov, Saveliy"] [Black "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A18"] [WhiteElo "2491"] [BlackElo "2139"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,95,0,36,0,25,10,17,12,24,0,21,-8,-3,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-14,28,19,20,14, 26,0,110,113,117,127,105,106,139,112,93,107,108,82,128,131,170,169,193,183,172, 146,227,172,187,179,263,256,260,271,353,353,375,358,525,347,384,369,524,524, 524,524,524,517,29976,29977,29977,833,29978,29979,29969,29970,29968,5085,29972, 29973]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. d4 c5 8. Nf3 Qd8 {LiveBook: 4 Games. A18: English Opening: Flohr-Mikenas System (1 c4 Nf6 2 Nc3 e6 3 e4)} (8... cxd4 9. Bg5 Qf5 10. cxd4 Bb4+ 11. Bd2 Qa5 12. Bd3 Nc6 13. Rb1 Bxd2+ 14. Qxd2 Rb8 15. Rb5 Qxd2+ 16. Kxd2 b6 17. d5 Nd8 18. Rhb1 Bd7 19. Ra5 {1-0 (27) Wang,H (2713)-Saduakassova,D (2479) Hanoi 2018}) 9. a3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O Nd7 11. Bf4 Nf6 12. a4 O-O 13. a5 cxd4 14. cxd4 Bb4 15. Bc2 Bxa5 16. Qd3 {1-0 (45) Stevic,H (2601)-Sertic,R (2389) Sibenik 2012}) 9... Be7 {[%cal Bf8e7,Be7f6,Bf6e5][%mdl 32]} 10. Bd3 Nc6 {[%cal Rc5d4] The position is equal.} 11. Be3 Qa5 12. Bd2 Bf6 13. d5 Ne5 14. Nxe5 Bxe5 15. Qc2 Qc7 16. g3 h6 17. O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} O-O 18. Rfe1 Rd8 19. Bh7+ Kh8 20. Be4 Bd7 21. Qd1 Qd6 (21... exd5 $11 {keeps the balance.} 22. cxd5 Kg8) 22. Qh5 $16 f5 {Threatens to win with ...Be8.} 23. Bg2 exd5 24. Bxd5 {Black must now prevent Rxe5!} ({Much weaker is} 24. cxd5 $6 Rf8 $11) 24... Kh7 25. Bxb7 Rab8 26. Bd5 Qf6 27. Qf3 Rb2 {[#]} 28. Bg5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxg5 29. Rxe5 Re8 30. Rxe8 Bxe8 31. h4 Qf6 (31... Qg4 $16) 32. Qe3 Qf8 33. Re1 Bg6 (33... Bh5 {might work better.} 34. Qe7 Qxe7 35. Rxe7 Rc2 36. Rxa7 Rxc3) 34. Qe7 $18 Qxe7 35. Rxe7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rb3 36. Rxa7 Rxc3 37. Ra8 f4 (37... Rc1+ $142 38. Kg2 f4 39. gxf4 Re1 40. Bg8+ Kh8) 38. gxf4 { Hoping for Bg8+.} Bd3 {[#]} 39. h5 $1 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32] Strongly threatening Bg8+.} g5 (39... Rc1+ $142 40. Kg2 g6 41. Ra7+ Kh8 42. hxg6 Bxg6) 40. Ra7+ Kh8 41. fxg5 hxg5 42. h6 Bxc4 (42... g4 $18 43. a4 Rc2) 43. Be4 Rh3 44. Ra8+ Bg8 45. h7 Rxh7 46. Bxh7 Kxh7 47. Rc8 (47. a4 $142 Bd5 48. Rc8 Bf3 49. Rxc5 Kg7 50. a5 Be2 51. Rxg5+ Kf6 52. f4) 47... c4 48. a4 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Black "Maletin, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2482"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,112,17,24,19,0,9,6,21,-11,0,-18,0,-29,-22,-23,-33,-31,-23,-47,-35, -41,-49,-25,-38,-49,-56,-204,-88,-89,-92,-260,-260,-253,-260,-260,-260,-253, -253,-253,-212,-212,-212,-220,-212,-200,-175,-190,-181,-162,-159,-224,-224, -379,-202,-372,-372,-401,-394,-425,-260,-267,0,-435,-372,-387,-260,-260,-253, -245,-245,-245,-245,-245,-243,-947,-350,-335,-288,-286,-260,-358,-307,-5097, -1541,-1276,-1240,-1227,-1157,-1116,-897,-882,-808]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a4 Bd7 9. c3 {C84: Closed Ruy Lopez: Unusual White 6th moves} Na5 10. Bc2 (10. Ba2 bxa4 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Bb1 Bb5 13. Bc2 Nb7 14. c4 Bd7 15. Bxa4 Bxa4 16. Qxa4 Nc5 {1/2-1/2 (53) Carlsen,M (2837)-Ding,L (2774) Saint Louis 2017}) 10... c5 11. d4 Qb8 12. Bg5 {LiveBook: 13 Games} Be6 13. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nbd2 O-O 14. d5 Bd7 15. b4 Nb7 16. Qe2 Qd8 {1/2-1/2 (30) Tari,A (2570)-Sammalvuo,T (2427) Sweden 2016}) 13... cxd4 14. cxd4 O-O {[%cal Bh8f8,Bf8c8,Bc8c3][%mdl 32]} 15. Nbd2 Rc8 16. Bd3 Rc3 (16... b4 {is interesting.} 17. d5 Bg4 18. Nc4 Nxc4 19. Bxc4 h6) 17. Qe2 (17. axb5 {seems wilder.} axb5 18. Qb1 Nxb3 19. Rxa8 Qxa8 20. d5) 17... Nxb3 18. Nxb3 Rxb3 19. axb5 axb5 20. Rxa8 Qxa8 21. dxe5 dxe5 22. Nxe5 h6 23. Bh4 Qa3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Threatens to win with ...Bd6. Black is pushing.} 24. f4 (24. Nc6 $15) 24... Nd7 (24... Bd6 $19 {and Black stays clearly on top. Strongly threatening ...g5!} 25. Bf2 Rb2) 25. Bxe7 $17 Qxe7 26. Bc2 $2 {[#]} (26. Nf3 $17) 26... Nxe5 $19 27. Bxb3 Bxb3 28. fxe5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} Bc4 ({ Not} 28... Qxe5 29. Rb1 $11) 29. Qb2 Bxf1 30. Kxf1 {KQ-KQ} Qc5 31. Ke2 Qc4+ 32. Ke3 b4 33. g3 b3 34. Kd2 Qxe4 35. Qxb3 Qg2+ 36. Ke3 (36. Ke1 $17 {is a better defense.}) 36... Qxh2 37. Qb8+ Kh7 38. Qb1+ $2 (38. Kf3) 38... g6 39. Qe1 Qg2 40. Kf4 Qd5 41. Qc3 Qg2 $2 (41... g5+ 42. Ke3 Kg6 43. Qc2+ f5 44. exf6+ Kxf6) 42. Qe1 $1 Qh3 {[#] ...Qf5+ is the strong threat.} 43. Ke3 Qf5 44. Qc3 h5 45. Qc7 g5 46. Qe7 Kg7 47. Ke2 Kg6 48. Qe8 $2 (48. Qd6+ Qe6 49. Qd3+ Kg7 50. Qe4) 48... Qe4+ $2 (48... h4 49. gxh4 gxh4) 49. Kf2 {intending Qg8+.} Qd4+ 50. Kf1 Qc4+ 51. Kf2 Kf5 52. Qh8 $2 (52. Qd8 Qc2+ 53. Kf3 Qe4+ 54. Kf2) 52... Qc2+ ( 52... Qd4+ $142 53. Kf1 Kg4) 53. Ke1 Qc3+ 54. Kd1 Qd4+ 55. Kc2 Qf2+ 56. Kb1 Kg4 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 64%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Khanin, Semen"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B19"] [WhiteElo "2472"] [BlackElo "2393"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 29,118,11,26,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-25,-64,-73,-72,-62,-56,-71,-52,-40, -79,-58,-109,-114,-103,-102,-133,-124,-122,-110,-120,-98,-273,-272,-151,-291, -358,-289,-423,-274,-429,-446,-409,0,-269,0,-407,-400,-611,-634,-629,-627,-609, -604,-604,-448,-430,-435,-439,-429,-425,-427,-415,-408,-369,-367,-597,-384, -719,-716,-845,-812,-1363,-1338,-1332,-1295,-2062,-1958,-1568,-1818,-1916, -1899,-1723,-1660,-1530,-1369,-1185,-1035,-958,-935]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Kb1 O-O 14. Ne4 c5 {B19: Classical Caro-Kann: 4...Bf5 main line} 15. g4 Nxg4 {LiveBook: 46 Games} 16. dxc5 {Hoping for Bxh6!} (16. Qe2 Qb6 17. Ne5 Ndxe5 18. dxe5 f5 19. exf6 Nxf6 20. Nc3 Rad8 21. Rhg1 Kh8 22. Rg6 {1/2-1/2 (38) Saric,I (2662)-Nisipeanu,L (2672) Heraklio 2017}) 16... f5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 16... Nxc5 17. Nxc5 Nxf2 18. Qc3 Nxd1 19. Rxd1 Qd5 20. Rg1 f6 21. Nb3 Qxh5 22. Qe3 {1/2-1/2 (109) Lokesh,P (2253)-Thejkumar,M (2460) Dharamshala 2014}) 17. Bc3 Nxc5 18. Qe2 Qe8 19. Nxc5 $1 Bxc5 20. Nd4 Bxd4 21. Bxd4 e5 $1 {[%cal Re5d4]} 22. Bc3 {[#]} e4 $1 23. f3 exf3 24. Qxf3 Qc6 25. Qf4 Rae8 26. Rhe1 (26. Rhg1 $15) 26... Re4 $17 27. Rxe4 Qxe4 28. Qc7 {[%csl Gc3][%cal Rc7g7]} Rf7 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black goes for the king.} 29. Qc8+ Kh7 30. a3 Nf6 31. Rd8 $2 (31. Bxf6 $17 Rxf6 32. Rd8 Qe1+ 33. Ka2 Qe6+ 34. Qxe6 Rxe6 35. Rf8) 31... Nxh5 $19 (31... Qh1+ 32. Ka2 $15) 32. Rh8+ Kg6 33. Qg8 Nf6 34. Bxf6 (34. Rxh6+ {might work better.} Kxh6 35. Qxf7) 34... Qe1+ (34... Kxf6 $2 35. Qd8+ Re7 36. Re8 $19) (34... Rxf6 35. Qh7+ Kh5 36. Qxg7 $17) 35. Ka2 Qe6+ (35... Kxf6 $2 36. Qd8+ Re7 37. Qd4+ Qe5 38. Rf8+ Kg6 39. Qg1+ Kh7 40. c4 $19) ({Worse is} 35... Rxf6 36. Qh7+ Kh5 37. Qxg7 $11) 36. Kb1 Qe1+ (36... Rxf6 37. Qh7+ Kh5 38. Qxg7 $11) ({Weaker is} 36... Kxf6 37. Qd8+ Kg6 38. Qh4 $19) 37. Ka2 {Strongly threatening Rxh6+.} Qe6+ ({Inferior is } 37... Rxf6 38. Qh7+ Kh5 39. Qxg7 $11) (37... Kxf6 $142 38. Qd8+ Re7 39. Qd4+ Qe5 40. Qxa7 Qd5+ 41. b3 Re1 42. Rf8+ Kg5) 38. Kb1 $1 {Threatens to win with Bc3.} Qxf6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 39. Qc8 (39. Qe8 $142 Qe7 40. Qc8) 39... Qc6 40. Qd8 Qd7 41. Qb8 {intending Qg3+.} Qd1+ 42. Ka2 f4 43. Qe5 Qg4 44. Qe4+ Qf5 45. Qg2+ Kf6 46. Qf3 Qe6+ 47. b3 Qe3 48. Qd5 $2 (48. Qg2 f3 49. Qg3) 48... Qe5 49. Qd8+ $2 (49. Qf3 Rc7 50. Kb1) 49... Kg6 {Black is clearly winning.} 50. Qd3+ Qf5 {...Qxd3 is the strong threat.} 51. Qd2 f3 52. Qf2 Qg4 53. Kb2 Qg2 54. Qe3 f2 55. Qe6+ Rf6 56. Qe8+ Kg5 57. Qe5+ Kh4 58. Rd8 f1=Q 59. Rd4+ {[#]} Qg4 $1 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 88%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B09"] [WhiteElo "2446"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,66,23,18,19,44,25,18,8,17,-8,0,0,0,0,-8,-100,-104,-171,-157,-330, -331,-323,-332,-329,-322,-330,-282,-295,-295,-280,-282,-341,-334,-362,-356, -358,-339,-411,-400,-473,-466,-449,-359,-399,-398,-458,-453]} 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. e5 dxe5 8. fxe5 Nh5 9. Be3 Bg4 10. Be2 f6 11. exf6 {B09: Pirc Defence: Austrian Attack} Nxf6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Qd2 Nd5 13. Nxd5 {White is slightly better.} Qxd5 14. O-O e5 { [%cal Be7e5,Be5d4,Bd4d3][%mdl 32] [#]} 15. c4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. b3 Qd6 16. Bc4+ Kh8 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Qxd2 19. Rxf8+ Rxf8 20. Bxd2 Bxe5 {1/2-1/2 (37) Pessoa,F (2525)-Telepnev,I (2411) ICCF email 2010}) 15... Qd7 {[%cal Rc6d4]} 16. d5 Nd4 17. Bxd4 exd4 18. h3 {[#]} (18. Rae1 $11 {keeps the balance. }) 18... Bxh3 $1 $17 19. gxh3 (19. Nxd4 $17 Qd6 20. Rxf8+ (20. gxh3 $2 Qg3+ 21. Kh1 Qxh3+ 22. Kg1 Bh6 $19) 20... Rxf8 21. Rf1) 19... Qxh3 $19 20. Qg5 $2 {[#]} (20. d6 $17) 20... d3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 21. Qg2 (21. Bxd3 Bh6) 21... Qxg2+ 22. Kxg2 dxe2 23. Rf2 Rf4 ({But not} 23... Bxb2 24. Re1 $19) 24. Rxe2 Rxc4 25. Rd1 Rd8 26. Kg3 Bf6 27. b3 Rc5 28. Red2 Kg7 29. d6 cxd6 30. Rxd6 Rxd6 31. Rxd6 Rc7 32. Kf4 h5 33. a4 Rf7 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 94%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Palchun, Grigory"] [Black "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C43"] [WhiteElo "2443"] [BlackElo "2547"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,66,-72,-89,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,44,52,57,67,91,56,82,84,67,72,95,-128, -131,-136,-138,-144,-129,-110,-29,-254,-251,-249,-259,-322,-316,-316,-293,-281, -257,-497,-464,-562,-198,-638,-625,-4132,-1516,-29993,-1909,-1903,-1845,-1415, -1098]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 Bc5 5. Qd5 Bxf2+ 6. Kd1 { C43: Petroff Defence: 3 d4} f5 7. Bc4 {[%csl Gc4][%cal Rd5f7] LiveBook: 5 Games } Rf8 $146 (7... Qe7 $17 8. Nc3 c6) ({Predecessor:} 7... Qe7 8. Nc3 c6 9. Qd3 b5 10. Bb3 a5 11. a4 b4 12. Nxe4 fxe4 {0-1 (28) Bruzon Batista,L (2607) -Ivanchuk,V (2787) Merida 2007}) 8. Nc3 $11 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3e4,Be4d6][%mdl 32] The position is equal.} c6 9. Nxe4 {White wants to mate with Nd6+.} cxd5 10. Nd6+ Ke7 11. Bg5+ {[#]} Rf6 $1 12. Bxd5 (12. exf6+ Kxd6) 12... Qa5 13. c4 $1 Nc6 {And now ...Nxe5! would win.} 14. Nxf5+ $1 Kf8 15. exf6 gxf6 16. Bxf6 { Strongly threatening Rf1.} Nb4 17. Bc3 Qb6 18. Ng5 $2 (18. Bxb4+ $1 $16 { and life is bright.} Qxb4 19. Kc2) 18... Nxd5 $17 19. cxd5 {Hoping for Rf1.} d6 20. Ne6+ Bxe6 21. dxe6 {aiming for Rf1.} Qc5 (21... Bg1 $1 $17 22. Rc1 Qf2) 22. e7+ $2 (22. g4 $1 $11 {and White is okay.} Qd5+ 23. Ke2) 22... Ke8 $1 $19 23. g4 Qd5+ 24. Kc2 Qe4+ 25. Kb3 Qxg4 26. Nxd6+ Kxe7 27. Rad1 $2 (27. Rhf1 b5 28. Nxb5 Qe6+ 29. Ka3 Qa6+ 30. Kb4) 27... Rd8 28. Bb4 {[#]} Ke6 $2 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black has strong attack.} (28... a5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. Bxa5 Qf3+ 30. Kc2 Rxd6) 29. Rhf1 $2 {[#]} (29. a4) 29... a5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 30. Ba3 {[#]} (30. Bxa5 Qf3+) 30... b5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 31. Rd3 {[#]} (31. Nxb5 a4+) 31... Qa4+ (31... Rc8 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 32. Re3+ (32. Nxc8 Qc4#) 32... Bxe3 33. Bc5 a4+ 34. Kc3 Rxc5+ 35. Kd3 Qd4+ 36. Ke2 Rc2+ 37. Kf3 Qf4#) 32. Kc3 b4+ {[%cal Bb5b4, Bb4a3][%mdl 32]} 33. Kd2 bxa3 {Precision: White = 21%, Black = 50%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Black "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2438"] [BlackElo "2574"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,68,0,0,0,0,-8,-7,-8,-18,0,-21,-18,-22,-20,-46,-36,-40,-19,-22,-23, -20,-34,-22,-7,-19,0,-6,-4,-11,-6,-12,-7,-29,0,-41,0,-46,-43,-58,-43,-473,-471, -472,-467,-456,-429,-616,-612,-947,-852,-29990,-29991]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Ne5 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} (6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O Be7 8. a4 O-O 9. a5 Nd5 10. Bd2 b5 11. axb6 Qxb6 12. Na4 Qd8 13. Qc2 Ba6 14. Rfd1 Bb5 15. e4 Nb4 16. Bxb4 Bxb4 17. d5 cxd5 18. Nd4 Bxa4 19. Rxa4 Bc5 20. exd5 Bxd4 21. Rxd4 {1/2-1/2 (21) Nakamura,H (2780)-Ding,L (2774) Palma de Mallorca 2017}) 6... Nbd7 7. Nxc4 b5 8. Ne3 Bb7 9. Bg2 Qb6 10. O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games} Be7 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 Rfd8 13. Qc2 Rac8 {[#]} 14. Rad1 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. Rac1 Nd5 15. Ncxd5 cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (15) Petkov,V (2549) -Andersen,M (2483) Can Picafort 2013}) 14... Nd5 15. Ng4 h5 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. dxe5 Nxc3 18. Bxc3 c5 19. Ba5 Qxa5 20. Bxb7 Rb8 21. Be4 Qb4 22. Bh7+ Kf8 { With the idea ...g6.} 23. Bd3 Rd5 24. f4 Rbd8 {next ...c4! is good for Black.} 25. Rc1 g6 26. Kg2 Kg7 27. a3 Qa5 28. Ra1 Rd4 {[#] aiming for ...c4.} 29. Rfc1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29. Rfd1 $15) 29... c4 $19 30. bxc4 bxc4 31. Be4 Rd2 32. Qxc4 (32. Qc3 $142 Rxe2+ 33. Kf3 Qxc3+ 34. Rxc3) 32... R8d4 33. Qc7 Rxe2+ 34. Kh3 Rdd2 {Precision: White = 23%, Black = 62%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2421"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "135"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,135,38,26,34,58,56,-7,46,47,46,40,75,80,95,78,90,86,91,88,145,152, 170,180,177,166,172,150,153,162,157,152,201,199,234,241,238,218,323,319,307, 133,190,188,284,275,270,258,306,308,301,274,283,184,192,176,209,193,232,225, 298,279,310,315,354,289,288,309,289,220,352,331,352,344,435,420,416,423,420, 419,417,425,397,274,264,266,278,266,266,271,247,159,159,159,159,159,341,341, 341,341,583,536,750,709,672,562,1333,724,1352,1149,5447,1214,29944,29937,29957, 29944,29952,29964,29967,29968,8570,6107]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 d6 {E11: Bogo-Indian} 7. Bd3 (7. Be2 c5 8. d5 e5 9. Qc2 Nbd7 10. Nf1 a6 11. Bd2 Nh5 12. g3 g6 13. Ne3 Ng7 14. Bd3 {1/2-1/2 (35) Ding,L (2774)-Carlsen,M (2837) Saint Louis 2017}) 7... Nbd7 8. b4 e5 9. Bb2 { LiveBook: 6 Games} Nh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... exd4 10. Nxd4 c5 11. Nf5 Ne5 12. Bc2 Bxf5 13. exf5 Nc6 14. b5 {1/2-1/2 (44) Ponkratov,P (2589)-Morozevich,A (2683) Sochi 2016}) 10. g3 Bf6 11. Be2 (11. d5 $14) 11... g6 (11... exd4 $11 12. Bxd4 (12. Nxd4 c5 $11) 12... b6) 12. dxe5 $14 Bg7 13. Rb1 dxe5 14. c5 Qe7 15. O-O Rd8 16. Qc2 Nb8 17. Nb3 f5 ({Black should play} 17... Bg4) 18. Rbd1 $16 Rf8 19. Na5 Nc6 20. Nxc6 bxc6 21. exf5 Bxf5 22. Qb3+ Kh8 23. Rfe1 e4 24. Nd4 $1 Bd7 {[#]} 25. Bxh5 $1 gxh5 26. f3 Qg5 (26... a5 $142 27. Rxe4 Qf7 28. Qxf7 Rxf7 29. bxa5 Kg8) 27. Rxe4 $18 Rae8 {If only Black now had time for ...Rxe4....} 28. Rde1 (28. Ne6 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Bxe6 29. Bxg7+ Qxg7 30. Rxe6) 28... Rxe4 (28... Qd5 $16 29. Rxe8 Rxe8 30. Rxe8+ Bxe8) 29. Rxe4 (29. fxe4 $2 { perishes.} Qd2 $19) 29... h4 (29... Qd2 {was worth a try.}) 30. Ne2 ({Not} 30. Rxh4 Qd2 $16) 30... hxg3 31. Bxg7+ ({Don't take} 31. Nxg3 $6 Bh3 $16) 31... Qxg7 32. hxg3 Bf5 33. Re3 Rd8 34. Qc3 Qxc3 35. Nxc3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Kg8 36. g4 Bg6 37. Kf2 Kf8 38. Ne2 Bf7 39. Nf4 Rd2+ 40. Re2 Rd7 41. Ne6+ Kg8 42. Re3 Bg6 (42... h5 $142 43. Re4 Rd2+ 44. Kg3 hxg4 45. Rxg4+ Kh8) 43. f4 {[%cal Bf3f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Bc2 44. Kg3 Kf7 45. f5 Kf6 46. Kf4 Rd1 47. Nxc7 Rd4+ 48. Kg3 Rc4 49. Ne6 h5 50. gxh5 Bxf5 51. Nd8 Bd7 52. Rf3+ Ke7 53. Nf7 {Strongly threatening Ne5.} Rg4+ 54. Kf2 {Black must now prevent Ne5.} Rh4 {[#] } 55. Ne5 $1 {[%cal Re5g6] aiming for Ng6+.} Rh2+ $2 (55... Rxh5 $16 {was necessary.} 56. Rf7+ Ke6) 56. Kg3 Rxh5 57. Rf7+ Ke6 $2 (57... Ke8 {keeps fighting.}) 58. Rxd7 Rxe5 {KR-KR} 59. Rd6+ Kf5 60. Kf3 a5 {intending ...axb4.} 61. Rxc6 Re1 62. Ra6 axb4 63. axb4 {[%cal Ba3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Rb1 64. Rb6 Ke5 65. c6 Kd6 66. b5 Rc1 67. Rb7 Rc5 68. Ke3 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 36%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Black "Stupak, Kirill"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A41"] [WhiteElo "2351"] [BlackElo "2556"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "160"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,160,11,12,3,10,-16,-16,-20,-20,-12,-7,0,11,11,3,6,18,0,10,12,8,6,6,6, 5,7,7,0,4,0,6,6,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0] } 1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Bg4 3. c4 Nd7 4. Nc3 Ngf6 5. g3 e5 6. Bg2 c6 7. O-O Be7 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Qc2 O-O {A11: English Opening: 1...c6} 10. b3 (10. h3 Bh5 11. Nh4 Nc5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. b3 Ne6 15. e3 Nd7 16. Bb2 f5 17. Rad1 { 0-1 (55) Hasangatin,R (2512)-Rublevsky,S (2692) Sochi 2016}) 10... Re8 11. Bb2 Qc7 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 12. Rad1 Nc5 $146 {[%cal Bd7c5, Bc5e6,Be6g5,Bg5e4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 12... a5 13. h3 Bh5 14. Nh4 Nc5 15. g4 Bg6 16. Nxg6 hxg6 17. Nb1 {1/2-1/2 (46) Gyorkos,L (2389)-Dearing,E (2417) France 2006}) 13. Ng5 a5 14. Nce4 Nfxe4 15. Nxe4 Ne6 16. c5 Bf5 17. Nf6+ Bxf6 18. Qxf5 Qe7 19. Bxe5 Qxc5 20. Be4 Ng5 $1 ({Not} 20... Qxe5 $2 21. Qxh7+ Kf8 22. Rd7 $18) 21. Bxf6 Nxe4 22. Qxc5 Nxc5 23. Bd4 Na6 24. Rfe1 a4 25. Bb6 Nb4 26. Rd7 a3 27. Rxb7 Nxa2 28. Bd4 {[#]} c5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. Ra1 (29. Bxc5 Nc3) 29... Rxe2 30. Bxc5 h5 31. Ra7 Rxa7 32. Bxa7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rc2 {[#]} 33. Bc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nc1 (33... Rxc5 34. Rxa2) 34. Bxa3 Nxb3 35. Rd1 Nd2 36. Bc1 Nc4 37. Bf4 f6 38. h4 Kf7 39. Rc1 Rxc1+ 40. Bxc1 { KB-KN} Ke6 41. Kg2 Kf5 42. f3 Ke5 43. Bf4+ Kd4 44. g4 g6 45. Bh6 Ne3+ 46. Kg3 Nd5 47. Bg7 Ke3 48. Bh6+ Ke2 49. Bg7 Ke3 50. Bh6+ Ke2 51. Bg7 f5 52. gxf5 gxf5 53. Bh6 $1 Kd3 54. Bc1 Kd4 55. Bb2+ Kc5 56. Be5 Kc4 57. Bf4 Kd4 58. Bc1 Ke5 59. Bb2+ Ke6 60. Bc1 Nc3 61. Bd2 (61. Kg2 {with more complications.} Ne2 62. Bh6 Nd4 63. Kg3 Ne2+ 64. Kf2) 61... Nd5 62. Bc1 Nb4 63. Bd2 Nd3 64. Bh6 Kd5 65. Bd2 Kc4 66. Bg5 Kd4 67. Bh6 Kc5 68. Be3+ Kd5 69. Bd2 Kd4 70. Bh6 Kc3 71. Bf4 Kc2 72. Bg5 Kd1 73. Bh6 Ke2 74. Bg5 Kd1 75. Be3 Kc2 76. Bg5 Kc3 77. Bh6 Kd4 78. Bd2 Kd5 79. Bh6 Ke6 80. Bd2 Ke5 {Precision: White = 87%, Black = 90%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.01"] [Round "1"] [White "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Black "Antipov, Mikhail Al"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2153"] [BlackElo "2597"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,114,38,39,57,64,38,29,56,12,12,16,29,-2,5,29,43,45,27,19,47,-24,59, 18,20,-55,-41,-102,-102,-144,-145,-148,-106,-183,-183,-166,-166,-156,-158,-180, -165,-157,-166,-192,-192,-164,-42,-173,-88,-97,-99,-105,-100,-107,-70,-323, -297,-435,-436,-660,-655,-610,-561,-945,-937,-1738,-615,-736,-744,-930,-554, -544,-202,-200,-180,-205,-147,-150,-141,-138,-141,-155,-136,-142,-140,-151, -149,-154,-97,-97,-97,-97,-76,-177,-113,-911,-813,-791,-750,-5057,-5057,-2133, -1472]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 { B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} h5 (7... Nf6 8. O-O-O Ne5 9. Qg3 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Bxb5 Rc8 12. Ba4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Bf4 Qc4 15. Bxe5 Qxa4 {1-0 (38) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789)-Anand,V (2776) Karlsruhe/ Baden-Baden 2018}) 8. O-O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games} Ne5 9. Qe2 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 9. Qg3 h4 10. Qh3 b5 11. f4 Nc4 12. Bxc4 bxc4 13. Kb1 {1/2-1/2 (13) Solak,D (2635)-Miladinovic,I (2545) Kragujevac 2016}) 9... Ng4 10. Bg5 Bb4 11. h3 N4f6 12. Bd2 Bxc3 13. bxc3 (13. Bxc3 {keeps more tension.} Qf4+ 14. Kb1 Nxe4 15. Be1 d5 16. c4) 13... b5 14. f3 $1 Ne7 15. c4 $1 e5 16. Nb3 $1 {Black must now prevent Bb4.} Nc6 17. Bc3 (17. Be3 $14) 17... d6 (17... b4 $11 18. Be1 a5) 18. Qd2 Ke7 $1 19. Qe3 ({Better is} 19. c5 $11 dxc5 20. Qg5 (20. Nxc5 Rd8 $11)) 19... Be6 20. c5 (20. f4 $1 $15 bxc4 21. Nd2) 20... d5 $17 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 21. Qg5 d4 22. Bb2 h4 23. Be2 (23. c3 $17 Rad8 24. cxd4) 23... Kf8 $19 24. c3 dxc3 25. Bxc3 b4 26. Bb2 a5 $1 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32] ...a4 is the strong threat.} 27. Kb1 a4 28. Nd2 a3 $1 {[%cal Ra3b2]} 29. Ba1 {[#]} Nd4 ({Black should try} 29... b3 $1 $19 { [%cal Rb3a2][%mdl 512]} 30. Nxb3 (30. axb3 a2+) 30... Bxb3 31. axb3 a2+ 32. Kc2 Nb4+ 33. Kd2 Rd8+ 34. Kc1 Qxc5+ 35. Bc4 Nd3+ 36. Kc2 Nb4+ 37. Kc1 Nd3+ 38. Kc2 Rh5) 30. Bxd4 (30. Bc4 $1 $15) 30... exd4 (30... Rh5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh5g5]} 31. Bxe5 Qxc5) 31. Nb3 $17 Rh5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is in control.} 32. Qd2 Bxb3 33. axb3 Rxc5 ({Don't play} 33... Qxc5 34. Qxd4 Qa5 35. Bc4 $11) 34. Bc4 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} ({White must play} 34. Qxd4 $15 Rc2 35. Bc4 Rxg2 36. e5) 34... Rd8 $19 35. Rc1 {[#]} (35. Rhe1 {might work better.} Kg8 36. Rc1) 35... d3 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 36. Rhd1 (36. Qxb4 $142 d2 37. Rcd1) (36. Bxd3 a2+) 36... Qe5 37. Ka2 Nh5 38. Rb1 Nf4 39. Qxb4 Rb8 (39... Ne2 $142 40. f4 Qd4) 40. Qd2 Ne2 41. Rdc1 Nxc1+ 42. Rxc1 Qd4 $2 (42... Rd8 43. Rd1 Kg8) 43. Rc3 Qf6 $1 44. f4 Rcc8 45. e5 Qb6 46. Qxd3 Rd8 47. Qe2 Rd4 48. f5 Rf4 {And now ...Rf2 would win.} 49. Rc2 Rxf5 50. e6 {[#]} Re8 (50... fxe6 $142 $1 {aiming for ...Re8.} 51. Qxe6 Qxe6 52. Bxe6 Ra5) 51. Qe1 $17 fxe6 {Strongly threatening ...Rf4.} 52. Qxh4 Qe3 53. g4 {[#]} (53. Re2 $17 Qc5 54. Rc2) 53... Rc5 ({Black should play} 53... Re5 $1 $19 54. Re2 Qd4 55. Qf2+ Qxf2 56. Rxf2+ Ke7 57. Kxa3 Re3) 54. Rf2+ $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (54. Rg2 $17) 54... Kg8 $19 {( -> ...Rxc4!). Black is clearly winning.} 55. Re2 Qd4 56. Qe1 Rxc4 57. bxc4 Qxc4+ {Precision: White = 36%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Dubov, Daniil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2760"] [BlackElo "2696"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,90,22,20,10,15,0,-6,-6,-9,0,-41,-28,-35,-38,-29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,10,7, 12,8,1,3,3,3,6,0,54,52,54,52,52,52,52,52,60,57,57,57,59,54,76,76,76,76,76,76, 76,76,76,76,76,30,30,30,30,29,29,29,29,29,29,29,29,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nf3 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} d5 (7... Bc5 8. e3 Bb4 9. Bd2 d5 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Bg2 O-O 12. O-O Bg4 13. Qb3 Ba5 14. Qxb6 Bxb6 15. Na4 Ne4 16. Rfd1 {1/2-1/2 (16) Svidler,P (2765)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bg2 d4 10. Na4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bb4+ 11. Bd2 Qb5 12. b3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12. O-O Bxd2 13. Nxd2 O-O 14. Rc1 Bg4 {1/2-1/2 (26) Sargissian,G (2677)-Kovchan,A (2596) Batumi 2018}) 12... O-O {next ...d3 is good for Black.} 13. O-O Be7 14. Bg5 Bg4 {[#] Hoping for ...Bxf3.} 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 ({Don't play} 15... gxf6 $6 16. Nxd4 Qe5 17. Nxc6 $16 (17. Bxc6 Rad8 $14)) 16. Rc1 d3 (16... Rad8 {is more complex.} 17. Nc5 Rfe8 18. Qd3 Qb6 19. Qd2 Be7) 17. Qxd3 Qxd3 18. exd3 Rac8 19. h3 Bf5 20. Nc5 Nb4 21. Nxb7 Bxd3 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Re1 Nxa2 24. Ne5 Bf5 25. Nc6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Threatens to win with Nd6. White is more active.} Be6 (25... Bd7 $11 26. Ne7+ Bxe7 27. Rxe7 Be6) 26. Nc5 $14 Nb4 27. Nxe6 Nxc6 28. Bxc6 {aiming for Nf4.} fxe6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} ({ But not} 28... Rxc6 $2 {[#]} 29. Nd8 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]}) 29. Bd7 Rd8 30. Bxe6+ Kf8 31. Re2 Re8 32. Kg2 h5 33. f4 g6 34. Kf3 Kg7 35. g4 hxg4+ 36. hxg4 { [%cal Bh3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} a5 37. g5 Bc3 38. Rc2 Rxe6 39. Rxc3 $11 {KR-KR} Rb6 40. Ke4 Rb4+ 41. Ke5 a4 42. bxa4 Rxa4 43. Rc7+ Kf8 44. f5 {f6 is the strong threat.} Ra5+ 45. Kf6 {[%cal Rc7c8]} Ra6+ {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Paravyan, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2714"] [BlackElo "2631"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "241"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,241,12,9,11,4,30,10,15,9,48,41,32,26,64,48,77,60,51,20,16,17,43,28, 51,31,39,0,-4,-26,-27,-26,-21,-31,-31,-34,6,0,0,0,0,0,13,12,16,16,16,16,16,20, 22,31,26,8,11,7,176,192,200,200,200,200,200,200,200,199,198,195,187,76,71,66, 58,61,58,53,42,62,57,60,55,45,71,71,69,31,53,53,47,18,27,20,48,14,73,73,73,74, 75,65,64,64,80,80,80,85,196,189,252,186,182,171,208,180,173,66,66,61,61,61,61, 8,80,0,60,0,59,53,64,64,64,64,64,64,79,79,79,79,80,79,79,79,79,79,79,8,79,79, 79,79,79,8,79,8,80,80,80,80,80,80,80,80,80,79,79,8,8,0,80,8,8,8,79,79,79,80,79, 0,79,79,79,8,8,8,8,8,79,8,79,8,80,80,79,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0, 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 { [%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3][%mdl 32]} Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. c3 {LiveBook: 295 Games} Bf5 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} 7. Be2 h6 (7... Nbd7 8. O-O h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Rfe1 e5 12. Bc4 d5 13. Bxd5 Nxd5 14. e4 {1/2-1/2 (35) Kramnik,V (2808)-Nepomniachtchi,I (2732) Leuven 2017} ) 8. Bh4 g5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... c5 9. O-O Nc6 10. Bg3 cxd4 11. exd4 Nh5 12. Nh4 Nxg3 13. hxg3 Bd7 14. Nhf3 e5 15. dxe5 dxe5 {0-1 (38) Lesnik,M (1982) -Pesec,F (2176) Celje 2008}) 9. Bg3 Nh5 10. Nf1 {[%cal Bd2f1,Bf1h2,Bh2f3][%mdl 32]} Bg6 11. N3d2 Nf6 12. h4 c5 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. Nh2 cxd4 15. exd4 e5 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Nhf3 Nh5 18. Nc4 Nxg3 19. fxg3 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7c5,Bc5a4][%mdl 32]} 20. Qd5 Qc7 21. Qd6 Qxd6 22. Nxd6 Bf6 23. O-O Kg7 24. Rad1 Nc5 25. Nd2 Be7 26. Nf5+ $1 Bxf5 $1 27. Rxf5 f6 28. b4 Na4 29. Ne4 {Rd7 is the strong threat.} Rad8 30. g4 a5 31. Rxd8 Rxd8 32. Bb5 Nxc3 $2 (32... Nb6 $11) 33. Nxc3 $18 axb4 34. Ne4 Rd4 35. Nf2 e4 36. Kf1 e3 37. Nd3 Rxg4 38. Rd5 b6 39. Ba4 (39. Rd7 $18 Kf8 40. Bc6) 39... e2+ $16 40. Kf2 {Black must now prevent Kf3.} Bc5+ $1 41. Kf3 e1=Q $1 {( -> ...Rg3#)} 42. Nxe1 Rf4+ 43. Ke2 {Strongly threatening Nd3.} Rf2+ 44. Kd1 {Threatens to win with Rd2.} Rxa2 45. Bb3 Rb2 46. Rd7+ Kf8 47. Rd3 Ke7 48. Bc2 g4 49. g3 (49. Kc1 $5 {[%cal Rc1b2]} Ra2 50. Kb1 $16) 49... Ra2 50. Ng2 Ra1+ 51. Ke2 {With the idea Bb3.} Rh1 (51... f5 $11) 52. Ne3 Rh2+ 53. Kd1 Rh1+ 54. Kd2 $1 Rh2+ 55. Kc1 Bxe3+ 56. Rxe3+ $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KR} Kd6 57. Bf5 Kc5 (57... Rf2 $16 {was necessary.} 58. Bxg4 f5) 58. Bxg4 $18 Rf2 ( 58... Ra2 $142 59. Bf5 Ra3) 59. Bc8 Kd4 60. Rb3 $1 f5 61. Kd1 $1 (61. Rxb4+ Kc3 $11) 61... Ke5 62. Bb7 ({Don't play} 62. Rxb4 $6 Rf3 $16) ({White should play} 62. Bd7 $1 $18) 62... Ra2 $1 $14 63. Re3+ Kd4 64. Rf3 Ra3 65. Kd2 (65. Rf4+ $14 Ke5 66. Rxb4) 65... Ra2+ (65... Rxf3 $11 66. Bxf3 b3) 66. Kc1 ({White should try} 66. Ke1 $1 $16) 66... Ra3 (66... Ra7 $1 $11) 67. Rf4+ (67. Rxf5 $14 Rxg3 68. Kb2) 67... Ke5 (67... Kc3 $11 68. Rf3+ Kd4) 68. Bf3 b5 69. Kd2 Rc3 70. Be2 {And now Bd3 would win.} ({Much worse is} 70. Rxb4 Rxf3 71. Rxb5+ Kf6 $15) 70... Rxg3 71. Rxb4 f4 72. Rxb5+ Ke4 73. Rb4+ Ke5 74. Ke1 Rg2 75. Kf1 Rh2 76. Bf3 Ra2 77. Be2 (77. Bb7 $16) 77... Ra3 (77... Kf5 $1 $11) 78. Kf2 $16 Rc3 79. Ra4 Rb3 80. Ra8 (80. Bf1 $16) 80... Rc3 (80... Ke4 $1 $11) 81. Rd8 (81. Bf1 $1 $16) 81... Rh3 (81... Ke4 $1 $11) 82. Re8+ Kf5 83. Bf3 Rg3 84. Be4+ Kf6 85. Rf8+ Ke5 86. Bh7 Rh3 87. Re8+ (87. Bf5 $16 Ra3 88. Bg4) 87... Kf6 $1 $11 88. Be4 Rb3 (88... Rg3 $1 $11) 89. Bc6 (89. Rf8+ $16 Ke5 90. Re8+ Kf6 91. Rd8) 89... Rc3 $1 90. Bb7 Re3 (90... Rb3 $1 $11) 91. Rf8+ $16 ({Reject} 91. Rxe3 fxe3+ 92. Kxe3 $11) 91... Ke5 92. Rh8 Kf6 93. Rf8+ Ke5 94. Bc8 Rc3 {[#]} 95. Re8+ ({Better is} 95. Bf5 $1 $16) 95... Kf6 $11 96. Bg4 Rb3 97. Rc8 Re3 (97... Ke5 $1 $11) 98. Bd1 $16 Ke5 {[#]} (98... Rd3 $11 {remains equal.}) 99. Rc5+ $1 Ke4 (99... Kf6 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 100. Bc2+ Kd4 101. Ra5 (101. Rf5 $16 Rc3 102. Rxf4+ Kc5 103. Bd1) 101... Rh3 $11 {The position is equal.} 102. Bb1 Rb3 $1 103. Bh7 Rh3 $1 104. Bg6 Rg3 $1 105. Bf5 Rb3 106. Bd7 Rc3 $1 107. Bg4 Ke4 108. Bd1 Kd4 109. Bh5 $1 Rb3 110. Bg6 Rg3 111. Ra4+ Ke5 $1 112. Bb1 Rb3 113. Re4+ Kd5 114. Re1 {Hoping for Ba2.} Re3 115. Rh1 Rc3 116. Rh5+ Ke6 $1 117. Rf5 Rc4 $1 118. Kf3 Rc1 $1 119. Be4 Re1 120. Ra5 Rf1+ 121. Kg4 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B23"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2674"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,81,0,11,-3,13,11,24,14,25,22,16,24,14,24,19,33,30,36,40,24,47,60,46, 43,39,39,45,47,53,34,45,43,29,25,27,35,36,0,0,0,-10,-83,-63,-111,-79,-110,-119, -129,-100,-74,-98,-169,-135,-335,-300,-289,-49,-233,-243,-215,-185,-157,220, 230,206,225,235,209,180,75,29996,29997,29997,29998]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Qd2 (5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Bxc6 Bxc6 7. Nge2 Nf6 8. f3 e5 9. Qd3 h6 10. Be3 Be7 11. O-O-O {0-1 (37) Guseinov,G (2646)-Amonatov,F (2636) Riadh 2017} ) 5... Nf6 6. b3 {B23: Closed Sicilian: Lines without g3} e5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 6... g6 7. Bc4 Bg7 8. Nf3 Nxe4 9. Nxe4 Bxa1 10. c3 Bf5 11. Neg5 e6 {0-1 (21) Windle,N (1316)-Zillmer,J (1435) IECC email 2000}) 7. Bb2 Be7 8. g3 {White has an edge.} O-O 9. Bg2 Nd4 10. Nge2 Nxe2 11. Qxe2 Bg4 12. Qd3 Rc8 13. O-O Qc7 14. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Qc5 15. Rfc1 Rfd8 16. a5 a6 17. Qd2 Qc6 18. h3 Bd7 19. Kh2 h5 20. f4 b5 21. Nd5 Nxd5 22. exd5 Qc7 23. Qe2 ( 23. c4 $5) 23... h4 24. gxh4 Re8 25. Qf2 (25. Be4 $11 {remains equal.}) 25... Qd8 $1 $17 26. Be4 f5 27. Bf3 Bxh4 28. Qg2 g5 29. fxe5 dxe5 30. Bh5 (30. c4 $17 {is a better defense.} e4 31. Bh5) 30... Re7 $19 31. c4 $2 (31. Rf1 $17 { was necessary.}) 31... Rh7 $1 {[%cal Rh7h5]} 32. Be2 {[#]} f4 $2 (32... g4 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512] ...Bg5 is the strong threat.} 33. Kg1 (33. hxg4 Bf2+) 33... Qg5 ) 33. Qe4 $2 (33. Bxe5 $2 Qe8 $19) (33. Kg1 $15) 33... Qf6 $1 {aiming for ... Bg3+.} 34. cxb5 (34. Bxe5 Qf5 $11) 34... Bg3+ 35. Kg1 Bxh3 $2 {[#]} (35... Rxh3 $17 {keeps the pressure on.} 36. Rxc8+ (36. Bxe5 Rh1+ 37. Qxh1 Rxc1+ 38. Rxc1 Qxe5 $11) (36. bxa6 $2 Bh2+ 37. Kh1 f3 $17) 36... Bxc8) 36. Bd3 $1 $18 (36. Bxe5 Qh6 $11) ({Inferior is} 36. Qxe5 Qxe5 37. Rxc8+ Bxc8 $11) ({Not} 36. bxa6 Rxc1+ 37. Rxc1 Bh2+ 38. Kf2 (38. Kh1 $2 Bf5 $19) 38... Bg3+ 39. Kg1 Bh2+ 40. Kf2 (40. Kh1 $2 Bf5 $17) 40... Bg3+ 41. Kg1 $11) 36... Bh2+ 37. Kh1 Rh4 38. Bxe5 Qh6 {[#] White must now prevent ...Rxc1+.} 39. Bd4 ({Stronger than} 39. Rc6 Rxc6 40. dxc6 Bg3 $11) (39. Qg6+ $1 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.} Qxg6 40. Bxg6) 39... f3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39... Kf7 $16) 40. Rxc8+ Bxc8 41. Qe8+ {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 61%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Black "Grachev, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E06"] [WhiteElo "2681"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,99,54,20,18,12,64,47,54,62,45,55,56,55,54,35,42,42,37,37,52,52,59,46, 55,50,59,64,87,62,83,69,77,78,67,64,80,95,112,115,85,95,157,146,160,147,145, 160,142,134,160,100,208,116,116,116,116,114,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116, 116,116,112,107,126,126,122,125,150,141,262,258,4670,4710]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 c6 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Rd1 {D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3} Nbd7 11. Nc3 Rc8 (11... Qb6 12. Ne5 Rfd8 13. Be3 Nd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. Rac1 Rac8 16. Qd3 b4 17. Rxc8 Bxc8 {1/2-1/2 (41) So,W (2799)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Berlin 2018}) 12. Bg5 { LiveBook: 3 Games. White is slightly better.} c5 13. Bxf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. dxc5 Rxc5 14. Be3 Rc8 15. a3 Qc7 16. Rac1 a6 17. Qb1 Qb8 18. Ng5 Rfd8 19. Nge4 Nxe4 20. Nxe4 Nf6 21. Rxc8 Rxc8 22. Bd4 Nxe4 23. Bxe4 h6 {1/2-1/2 (23) Andriasian,Z (2586)-Ni,H (2670) chess.com INT 2018}) 13... Bxf6 {[#]} (13... Nxf6 $11 14. dxc5 Qa5) 14. Ng5 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]} Bxg5 15. Bxb7 Rc7 $1 16. dxc5 $1 Rxc5 {...b4 is the strong threat.} 17. Qb3 $1 Qe7 18. Bg2 (18. Nxb5 Rb8 $11) 18... Nf6 19. a4 ({Much weaker is} 19. Nxb5 Rb8 $15) 19... bxa4 20. Rxa4 g6 21. Qa3 Rc7 22. Nb5 {Black must now prevent f4.} Qxa3 23. bxa3 Rc2 24. Bf3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} e5 25. h4 Bd2 26. Nxa7 Re8 27. Nb5 e4 28. Bg2 e3 29. f4 Rb2 30. Nd6 Re6 31. Nc4 Ra2 (31... Rc2 $142) 32. Bf3 $16 Ne4 33. Ra8+ Kg7 34. Kg2 Nc3 35. Rf1 Rc2 36. Ra7 ({White should play} 36. Ne5) 36... Nb5 {[#]} (36... Bc1 $16) 37. Rb7 (37. Rd7 $1 $18) 37... Rxc4 38. Rxb5 { Threatens to win with Bd5.} Ra4 39. Ra1 Rea6 40. Rb7 Ra7 41. Rxa7 Rxa7 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 42. a4 Ra5 43. Bc6 Rc5 44. Bb5 h6 45. Kf3 g5 46. Bd3 gxh4 47. gxh4 Kf6 48. Rb1 Rh5 (48... h5 $16 49. Rb6+ Ke7 50. Rb7+ Ke6 51. Rb6+ Ke7 52. Rb7+ Ke6) 49. Rb6+ $18 Kg7 $2 (49... Ke7 50. Rb7+ Ke8) 50. f5 { Precision: White = 90%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2680"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,117,16,17,11,15,18,12,18,32,18,32,3,12,-1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,0, 0,0,-10,-8,-15,13,12,18,0,36,24,25,25,24,22,21,20,26,23,41,12,12,12,21,0,26,26, 26,26,48,16,17,0,48,33,48,48,111,111,124,112,127,127,118,108,127,111,127,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. Nbd2 a6 9. Nf1 Ba7 10. Bb3 Be6 { LiveBook: 64 Games. C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Rxe3 {[#]} Ne7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qd7 14. Ng3 Rad8 15. h3 Kh8 16. Qb3 Na5 17. Qc2 Qf7 18. b4 {1-0 (64) Eljanov,P (2734)-Bindrich,F (2598) Douglas 2017}) 14. h3 Ng6 15. g3 Qd7 16. N1h2 Rf7 17. Qb3 b6 18. Rf1 Raf8 19. h4 a5 20. a4 Kh8 21. Qd1 Kg8 22. Qb3 Kh8 23. Qd1 Kg8 24. Nd2 Qe8 25. Kg2 Rd7 26. Ng4 Rdf7 27. Nxf6+ (27. d4 {is more complex.} exd4 28. cxd4 Qd7 29. Nxf6+ Rxf6 30. f4) 27... Rxf6 (27... gxf6 {looks sharper.} 28. h5 Ne7 29. Qb3 Kh7 30. d4 Qd7) 28. Rf3 Rxf3 29. Nxf3 {[%cal Bd2f3,Bf3h2,Bh2g4] [%mdl 32]} Ne7 30. Nh2 Kh8 31. Ng4 Ng8 32. d4 Nf6 33. dxe5 Nxg4 34. Qxg4 dxe5 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 35. b3 Qf7 36. Qe2 Qe7 37. Rd1 Kh7 38. Qc4 Qf6 39. Qe2 (39. Rd2 {seems wilder.} Qf3+ 40. Kg1 Qg4 41. b4 Rf7 42. Qe2) 39... Qe7 40. Rd3 Kg8 41. Qd2 Qf6 {[#]} (41... Qc5 $14) 42. b4 $1 $16 Qg6 43. f3 Qf6 44. bxa5 bxa5 45. c4 Ra8 46. Qb2 Kh7 47. c5 (47. Qb5 $16) 47... Rd8 $1 $11 { [%cal Rd8d3] The position is equal.} 48. Rxd8 Qxd8 49. Qxe5 {KQ-KQ} Qd7 $1 50. Kh3 Qxa4 51. Qxe6 {[#] Qf5+ is the strong threat.} Qd1 52. Qf5+ Kh8 53. Qf7 a4 54. e5 a3 55. e6 Qf1+ 56. Kg4 Qc4+ 57. Kh3 Qf1+ 58. Kg4 {Intending e7 and mate. } Qc4+ 59. Kh3 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2670"] [BlackElo "2594"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,67,0,20,0,15,11,14,11,11,6,35,43,47,52,42,31,29,14,36,44,95,89,95,34, 45,36,35,35,94,77,81,44,83,84,94,79,152,137,160,151,164,170,189,189,185,114, 218,222,6309,6295]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 Ne4 9. Rd1 c6 10. Be1 {E11: Bogo-Indian} f5 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 11. Nfd2 (11. Nc3 Bd6 12. e3 g5 13. Ne2 Qe8 14. b4 Qh5 15. a4 Ndf6 16. b5 Bd7 17. Rab1 Rac8 18. bxc6 Bxc6 {0-1 (26) Ivanchuk,V (2726)-Andreikin,D (2712) Huaian 2017}) 11... Bf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Ndf6 12. f3 Ng5 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. e3 Qh5 15. Ne2 Nh3+ 16. Kh1 g5 17. Ng1 Nxg1 18. Kxg1 {1-0 (35) Nguyen,D (2496)-Le,K (2199) Ho Chi Minh City 2014}) 12. e3 {The position is equal.} Qe7 13. f3 Nd6 14. Bf2 Kh8 15. Nc3 Nxc4 16. Nxc4 dxc4 17. f4 Nb6 18. e4 {e5 is the strong threat.} Qf7 19. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Bd7 (19... a5 $14) 20. a5 $16 Nc8 21. exf5 (21. Qe2 $16) 21... exf5 $14 22. d5 {[%cal Bd4d5,Bd5d6][%mdl 32]} Ne7 23. d6 Ng8 (23... Nc8 $14) 24. Qd2 Bxc3 25. Qxc3 Nf6 26. Re1 $1 $36 {[%cal Re1e7][%mdl 2048] Strongly threatening Re7. Keeping Black busy.} Be6 27. a6 {Threatens to win with axb7.} bxa6 (27... b6 $142) 28. Rxa6 $16 Bd5 {[#] White should prevent ...Bxg2.} 29. Re7 $1 {[%cal Re7f7]} Qh5 {[#]} 30. Bd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4f6] Hoping for Bxf6.} Rf7 31. Bxf6 gxf6 32. Bxd5 ({ Better is} 32. Re1 $18) 32... cxd5 (32... Qd1+ $16 33. Kf2 Rxe7 34. dxe7 Qxd5) 33. Qd4 $18 Kg8 $2 (33... c3 34. bxc3 (34. Qxd5 Rb8 $11) 34... Rb8) 34. Qxd5 { Precision: White = 77%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2566"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "204"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,204,27,39,28,13,15,35,32,66,58,100,102,98,87,99,79,108,109,109,93, 101,61,71,54,77,69,92,89,93,109,103,57,129,108,125,122,234,97,120,117,121,117, 108,72,147,136,157,148,148,143,138,132,142,142,142,142,159,150,159,159,159,159, 159,120,142,142,142,142,142,142,150,109,150,150,159,135,135,135,150,135,159, 159,159,145,159,135,159,135,159,159,159,159,159,159,159,159,157,157,152,135, 135,135,135,135,135,135,135,53,135,81,81,39,39,39,53,53,60,53,53,53,53,53,95, 53,53,53,53,53,53,0,53,0,53,0,53,53,53,53,53,53,53,61,102,92,86,90,104,54,107, 92,87,0,0,0,0,-20,0,-310,-295,-302,-304,-294,-295,-256,-256,-284,-271,-318, -154,-233,-229,-282,-265,-260,-238,-306,-248,-241,-219,-29988,-29989,-29989, -29990,-29996,-29980,-29997,-1449,-950,-935,-783,-747,-755,-707,-651,-644]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 a6 5. Nf3 b5 6. b3 Bg4 7. a4 {[%cal Ra4b5] D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} bxc4 8. bxc4 e6 9. c5 {White is slightly better.} Nbd7 10. a5 g6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... e5 11. Qa4 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Qc7 13. Bh3 Be7 14. O-O O-O {1/2-1/2 (47) Karjakin,S (2756) -Solak,D (2618) Antalya 2013}) 11. Qa4 $1 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Qc8 13. Na2 {[%cal Bc3a2,Ba2b4,Bb4d3,Bd3e5][%mdl 32]} Bg7 14. Nb4 Nb8 15. f4 O-O 16. f3 Ne8 17. Ra2 Qd7 18. h4 h5 19. Nd3 Nc7 20. Ne5 Qe8 21. Rg2 Nb5 (21... Nd7 $1 $14) 22. Qc2 $16 Ra7 23. Bd3 Qd8 (23... Kh8 $16 24. Bd2 Bf6) 24. Bd2 (24. Rhg1 $18 { has better winning chances.}) 24... Rb7 25. Ke2 Na3 26. Qa2 Nb5 27. Kf1 Re8 ({ Black should try} 27... Bf6) 28. Be1 Kf8 29. Rhg1 Bxe5 30. fxe5 ({Stronger than } 30. dxe5 d4 $11) 30... Ke7 31. Rb2 Kd7 32. Rb1 Kc8 33. Qh2 Ree7 34. Qf4 Rbd7 35. Kg2 Kb7 36. Kh3 Ka7 37. Qf6 Rb7 38. Rg2 {[%cal Bg1g2,Bg2b2,Bb2b4][%mdl 32]} Nd7 39. Qg5 Nb8 40. Rgb2 Qe8 41. Rb4 Qd8 42. R4b3 Qe8 43. Bg3 {[%cal Be1g3, Bg3f4,Bf4g5,Bg5f6][%mdl 32]} Qd8 44. Ra1 Red7 45. Bf4 Qe8 46. Rab1 Rbc7 47. Qf6 Rc8 48. Rg1 Rcc7 49. Rb2 Rb7 50. Bg5 Rbc7 51. Qf4 Rb7 52. Bf6 Rbc7 53. Qh6 Rb7 54. Rb3 Rbc7 55. Qh8 Qxh8 56. Bxh8 Rd8 57. Bf6 Re8 58. Kg3 Nd7 59. Kf4 (59. Bg5 $16) 59... Kb7 (59... Nxf6 $14 60. exf6 Rcc8) 60. Kg5 (60. Bg5 $142) 60... Rcc8 61. Kh6 Nxf6 62. exf6 Rh8+ 63. Kg5 Kc7 64. Kf4 Rcd8 65. Ke5 Rd7 66. Rg5 Rf8 67. Rb2 Kc8 68. Rbg2 Kd8 69. R5g3 Re8 70. Rg5 Rf8 $1 71. Rb2 Kc8 $1 72. Rb3 (72. Rg1 $14) 72... Kd8 ({Black should play} 72... Kc7 $1 $11) 73. Rb1 Kc8 74. Rbg1 Kd8 75. R5g2 Re8 76. Bxg6 fxg6 77. Rxg6 Na3 78. Rg7 $1 {[%cal Rg7d7]} Nc4+ 79. Kf4 {Rxd7+ is the strong threat.} e5+ ({Better is} 79... Rf8 $14 80. Kg5 Nxe3) 80. Kg5 $1 Nxe3 81. Rb1 (81. dxe5 $1 $16 {Strongly threatening f4.} Rxe5+ 82. Kf4) 81... Rxg7+ $11 82. fxg7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame White threatens Rb8+ and mate. KRN-KR} Ke7 {aiming for ...Kf7.} 83. dxe5 d4 {[%cal Bd5d4,Bd4d3][%mdl 32] White must now prevent ...d3.} 84. Rb4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (84. f4 $11 Kf7 85. Rb7+ Kg8 86. f5) 84... d3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rd3d2]} 85. Rd4 {[#]} Rg8 $1 86. Rxd3 Rxg7+ 87. Kxh5 {[#]} Nd5 $1 88. Kh6 Rg3 89. h5 Rh3 (89... Ke6 $19 {is more deadly.} 90. Rb3 Kf5) 90. Rb3 (90. Rd1 $17) 90... Ke6 91. Kg5 Rg3+ 92. Kh4 Rg1 93. h6 {If White can now play Rb7 this consolidates a bit.} Kxe5 {Threatens to win with ...Kf4.} 94. Rb7 Nf6 95. Rc7 $2 (95. Rf7 $19) 95... Kf4 {[%cal Rg1h1]} 96. Kh3 Kxf3 {[%cal Rg1h1]} 97. Kh4 Rg4+ 98. Kh3 Rg6 (98... Rg5 $142 99. Kh2 Kf2 100. Rxc6 Rh5#) 99. Kh4 {Black is clearly winning.} Kf4 {[%cal Rg6h6]} 100. Kh3 Rxh6+ 101. Kg2 Rg6+ 102. Kf1 Ne4 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 55%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Motylev, Alexander"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C83"] [WhiteElo "2660"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,81,74,75,81,101,66,66,65,75,35,43,42,42,42,42,42,42,42,58,35,34,31, 34,33,37,35,29,20,20,25,27,16,27,0,0,0,16,8,27,27,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41, 41,41,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. c3 O-O 11. Qe2 Nc5 12. Nd4 Nxd4 {C83: Open Ruy Lopez: 9 c3 Be7} 13. cxd4 Nxb3 14. Nxb3 c5 15. Nxc5 Bxc5 16. dxc5 d4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 17. Qe4 {[#]} a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Rc8 18. Bd2 Re8 19. Rfc1 Qd5 20. Qxd5 Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Yu,Y (2743)-Vidit,S (2687) Chengdu 2017}) 18. Rd1 Qc7 19. Rxd4 {Be3 is the strong threat.} Qxc5 20. Be3 Rac8 21. Rd8 Qc2 22. Rxf8+ Kxf8 23. Qd4 h6 24. h3 {[#] Hoping for Rc1.} Qe2 25. a3 Kg8 26. Qd2 Qxd2 27. Bxd2 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rc2 28. Bxa5 {Black must now prevent Bc3.} Rxb2 29. Rd1 Kh7 30. Bb4 h5 31. Rd4 g5 32. g4 Re2 33. Bd6 Rc2 34. Be7 hxg4 (34... Kh6 {looks sharper.} 35. Kf1 Rc1+ 36. Kg2 Re1 37. Bf6 Ra1) 35. hxg4 Rc4 36. Rxc4 {White is slightly better.} Bxc4 37. f3 Kg6 38. Kf2 Bd5 39. Ke3 Bb7 40. Bf6 Bc6 41. Be7 {Precision: White = 51%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2701"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "113"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,113,43,68,68,60,54,58,58,86,52,77,50,58,38,80,47,47,48,132,124,124, 108,114,110,120,105,152,104,94,87,93,88,83,85,82,30,35,8,2,2,57,0,0,0,56,66, 114,112,118,112,115,112,128,128,128,111,120,128,125,118,118,118,118,114,118, 117,118,118,124,120,269,269,269,275,275,262,255,255,255,205,232,233,487,471, 1662,1667,1558,1558,29990,29991,29991,29992,29992,29993,29993,29992,29992, 29993]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O Bg6 7. a4 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (7. Nbd2 Nh6 8. Nb3 Nf5 9. c3 Rc8 10. g4 Ne7 11. Be3 h5 12. h3 hxg4 13. hxg4 Be4 14. Nbd2 c5 { 1-0 (56) Anand,V (2776)-Artemiev,V (2697) Moscow 2018}) 7... Nh6 8. a5 Nf5 9. c3 Be7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. g4 Nh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Nh6 11. Ne1 Ng8 12. f4 Bxb1 13. Rxb1 Qxa5 14. f5 Qb6 {1-0 (26) Hovhannisyan,R (2595) -Minasian,A (2491) Tsaghkadzor 2017}) 11. Nxh4 Bxh4 12. f4 {Hoping for f5.} f5 13. c4 Be7 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. a6 b5 16. Bxb5 {And now Qa4 would win.} O-O 17. g5 Rc8 {[#]} (17... Nb8 $14) 18. Bd2 $1 $16 Nb6 19. Ba5 Rb8 20. Nc3 Be8 21. Be2 Bc6 22. b3 Qd7 23. Qd2 Na8 24. Rab1 Nc7 25. Rfc1 Rfc8 26. Rc2 (26. b4 $16 { aiming for b5!} Nb5 27. Rb3) 26... Nb5 $1 $11 27. Rbc1 Na3 28. Rb2 Nb5 (28... Bb5 $11) 29. Rbc2 Na3 30. Rb2 Nb5 31. b4 $36 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 2080] White has some pressure.} Na3 32. b5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c6]} Ba8 33. Bb4 Nc4 34. Bxc4 $1 dxc4 35. Bxe7 Qxe7 36. h3 Rd8 37. Qe3 Rd7 38. Rd1 {[%cal Bc1d1,Bd1d2,Bd2b2] [%mdl 32]} Bd5 39. Kh2 Qd8 40. Rdd2 Qb6 41. Rb4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4a4,Ba4a1,Ba1g1] [%mdl 32]} Qc7 42. Rdb2 Rdd8 43. Na4 Rdc8 {[#]} (43... Qa5 $16 44. Kg3 Re8) 44. Qc3 $1 $18 Rb6 45. Nxb6 Qxb6 46. Ra4 Kf7 47. Kg3 Kg6 48. Kf2 h6 49. gxh6 gxh6 $2 (49... Kxh6 {was called for.} 50. Ra1 Kh7) 50. Ra1 Kh5 (50... Kf7 $142 51. Rg1 Rg8 52. Rxg8 Kxg8) 51. Rg1 Qd8 52. Qe3 {Intending Qe2+ and mate.} Be4 53. Qe2+ {White mates.} Kh4 54. Rg4+ Kxh3 55. Rg3+ Kh4 56. Qe3 Kh5 57. Kg1 { Precision: White = 68%, Black = 54%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Black "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2570"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,79,12,15,-6,0,0,-8,-14,0,0,0,7,2,-26,4,-9,4,-62,-8,0,-17,-9,-16,-22, -13,-9,69,66,65,81,75,73,66,68,95,88,95,95,95,95,95,95,97,86,94,93,95,90,100, 100,89,61,89,88,144,143,134,120,220,216,572,525,561,575,558,531,638,605,1014, 993,1015,1008]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. b3 Nd7 5. Bb2 e6 {LiveBook: 187 Games} 6. e3 $146 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} ({ Predecessor:} 6. O-O Ngf6 7. c4 Be7 8. d4 Bf5 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. e3 O-O 11. Qe2 Nxc3 12. Bxc3 a5 13. Nd2 Nf6 14. a3 Qb6 15. Rfc1 Rfc8 16. c5 {1/2-1/2 (23) Galkin,A (2615)-Gurevich,M (2596) Konya 2012}) 6... Ngf6 7. h3 Bh5 8. Nc3 { The position is equal.} Ne5 9. g4 Nxf3+ 10. Qxf3 Bg6 11. d3 Bd6 12. Qe2 Qe7 13. O-O (13. O-O-O $11) 13... Ba3 (13... Nd7 $15) 14. Bxa3 $11 Qxa3 15. f4 { [%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} O-O-O 16. Qf2 Nd7 17. e4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] [#] Strongly threatening f5. White has some pressure.} dxe4 ({Better is} 17... Qa5 $11) 18. f5 $1 $14 {[%cal Rf5g6]} exf5 19. gxf5 Bh5 {And now ...exd3 would win. } 20. Nxe4 Nf6 21. Nxf6 gxf6 22. Qh4 Qc5+ 23. Rf2 Qd4 24. Qxd4 Rxd4 25. Be4 Rg8+ 26. Rg2 Rg5 27. Kf2 Rd8 28. Rag1 Rdg8 29. Ke3 Kc7 30. d4 a5 31. c4 h6 {[#] } ({Black should try} 31... b6) 32. h4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rh4g5]} Rxg2 33. Rxg2 Rxg2 (33... Rh8 $16 {was called for.} 34. Rg7 Kd6) 34. Bxg2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} Bg4 $2 (34... Bd1 {is tougher.} 35. Kf4 b6) 35. Kf4 $18 {White is clearly winning.} Bd1 36. Bf3 Bc2 37. Kg4 Bb1 38. a3 Ba2 39. Kh5 Bxb3 40. c5 { Precision: White = 77%, Black = 29%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Black "Bezgodov, Alexei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2622"] [BlackElo "2473"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,81,19,13,31,21,29,20,33,25,60,58,55,44,98,102,112,94,89,75,95,63,102, 106,176,91,95,80,109,50,54,55,60,45,80,27,34,21,35,16,14,14,14,11,20,4,73,58, 121,125,114,21,22,8,7,0,3,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 c5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. d4 Nc6 7. Bb5 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bd7 {D32: Tarrasch Defence: Sidelines and lines without g3} 9. Nf3 Be6 10. O-O Bd6 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... a6 13. Bd3 Bg4 14. h3 Bh5 15. Be2 Re8 16. Nh4 Bg6 17. Nxg6 hxg6 {1/2-1/2 (56) Carlsen,M (2832)-Grischuk,A (2750) chess. com INT 2017}) 13. Nd4 Rc8 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. Bd3 Bg4 16. Be2 Bxe2 17. Ndxe2 Rcd8 {[#]} (17... Ng6 $14) 18. Nb5 $1 $16 ({Not} 18. Nxd5 $2 Nxd5 19. Qxd5 {[#]} Nd3 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]}) 18... a6 19. Nxd6 Qxd6 20. Ng3 Rfe8 21. Qc2 h5 22. Rfd1 Rc8 (22... Nc6 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 23. Qe2 (23. Qxc8 $18 Rxc8 24. Rxc8+ Kh7 25. h3) 23... Rxc1 24. Rxc1 g6 25. h3 (25. Qc2 $16) 25... Ne4 $1 $14 26. Nf1 Nc6 27. Rd1 Qe6 28. Nh2 (28. Qd3 $16) 28... f6 $11 29. Nf3 Kf7 30. Rc1 Rc8 31. Qd1 Ne7 32. Nd4 {[%cal Bf3d4,Bd4e2,Be2f4][%mdl 32]} Qd7 33. Ne2 Qf5 (33... Rxc1 $11 34. Bxc1 (34. Qxc1 Qb5 $14) (34. Nxc1 Qc7 $14) 34... Qb5) 34. f3 {Rxc8 is the strong threat.} Ng5 (34... Nd6 $14) 35. Rxc8 $16 Qxc8 36. Nf4 (36. Ba3 $16) 36... Qc5 $11 {The position is equal.} 37. Bd4 Qc6 38. Bb2 Ne6 39. Nxe6 Qxe6 40. Kf2 h4 41. Qd4 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 47%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Lomasov, Semen"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2550"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,73,35,29,41,28,59,39,43,-25,0,0,0,7,-3,0,116,108,116,116,111,108,108, 113,116,105,108,108,106,110,163,135,139,103,131,122,196,116,267,141,145,108, 109,104,97,96,141,135,166,172,227,227,239,217,538,391,681,656,668,662,835,827, 818,818]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 a5 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 d6 7. Nc3 {LiveBook: 41 Games. E11: Bogo-Indian} Nc6 (7... O-O 8. g3 Nbd7 9. Bg2 e5 10. b3 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nb6 12. Ndb5 Nfd7 13. Qc2 a4 14. b4 Nxc4 {1-0 (54) Lysyj, I (2668)-Najer,E (2681) Sochi 2016}) 8. g4 Nxg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... d5 9. e3 O-O 10. Bd3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 e5 12. g5 exd4 13. gxf6 dxc3 14. Qxc3 Qxf6 15. Qxf6 gxf6 {0-1 (46) Ratkovic,M (1916)-Stankovic,M (2325) Belgrade 2014}) 9. Rg1 $1 {[%cal Rg1g4] White is slightly better.} e5 10. d5 (10. dxe5 $1 $14 Ncxe5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. Rxg7) 10... Ne7 11. h3 $1 {[%cal Rh3g4]} Nf6 12. Rxg7 Bf5 { aiming for ...Bg6.} 13. Rg1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Qd7 (13... Rg8 $11 {remains equal.}) 14. Qg5 $16 Ne4 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 {[#]} 16. Nxe5 $1 { [%mdl 512]} Qf5 (16... dxe5 17. Qxe5) 17. Qxf5 Nxf5 18. Ng4 Ke7 19. f3 Bc2 20. Rc1 Nd4 (20... Ba4 $16) 21. Ne3 Bg6 22. h4 Rhe8 23. Kf2 Kf8 (23... c5 $16 { was called for.} 24. dxc6 bxc6) 24. Rc3 (24. c5 $18) 24... h5 $2 (24... c5 $16 25. Ng4 Kg7) 25. Bh3 (25. Ng2 $18) 25... c5 26. dxc6 bxc6 27. Rd1 c5 28. Rd2 Rab8 {[#]} 29. Bd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7e8]} Re5 30. Ba4 f6 (30... Re7 {was necessary.} 31. Bb5 Re5) 31. Nd5 $18 Kf7 32. Nf4 Rb6 $2 (32... Bb1 33. e3 Rf5) 33. e3 Nf5 $2 (33... Rf5 34. Kg3 (34. exd4 Rxf4 35. dxc5 dxc5 $16) 34... Rxf4 35. Kxf4 Ne6+ 36. Kg3 Ng7) 34. Nxg6 {White is clearly winning.} Kxg6 35. Bc2 Rb8 36. f4 Ree8 37. Kf3 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 24%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Black "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "126"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,126,29,24,23,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,17,5,0,-5,-15,-32,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,-16,0, 0,-9,0,-22,-8,-8,0,0,15,-22,69,65,63,36,75,73,72,82,123,80,80,0,133,67,70,85, 111,118,124,138,218,111,108,107,113,91,100,0,95,96,134,109,125,105,135,118,205, 202,196,206,223,189,177,166,303,285,297,295,372,371,293,187,137,48,89,0,0,0, 495,483,29964,11016,5929,5306,1915,1729,29978,29979,29979,29980,29980,29977, 29981,29978,29978,29978,29980,29981,29979,29980,1919]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 Bf5 5. Nh4 Be6 6. O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games. D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} g6 7. f3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 7. b3 Bg7 8. Bb2 O-O 9. Nd2 a5 10. c4 Na6 11. Qc2 Rc8 12. Rac1 c5 13. dxc5 Rxc5 14. Bd4 Rc8 15. Qb2 Nb4 16. cxd5 Rxc1 17. Rxc1 Bxd5 18. Nhf3 { 0-1 (61) Demidov,M (2498)-Geller,J (2504) Loo 2014}) 7... c5 8. dxc5 {The position is equal.} Bg7 9. f4 Qc8 10. Be3 O-O 11. c3 Bh3 12. Nd2 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Na6 14. Nb3 Rd8 15. Bd4 Ne4 16. Nf3 Naxc5 17. Nxc5 Nxc5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Qd4+ Kg8 20. Rad1 {[%cal Ba1d1,Bd1d3,Bd3d4][%mdl 32]} Ne4 21. Rd3 b5 22. Ng5 Qf5 23. Qe3 e5 ({Black should try} 23... Nd6 $11) 24. h4 $1 $14 {Strongly threatening fxe5.} Nxg5 25. hxg5 (25. fxg5 $5 {[%cal Rf1f5]} Qe6 26. Rf6 $14) 25... e4 26. Rd4 a5 27. Rfd1 Rd7 28. Qd2 {[%cal Rd4d5]} Qg4 29. Qe3 ({Better is} 29. Qc2) 29... Qf5 $1 $16 30. R1d2 (30. a4 $16) 30... Rb8 31. Qg1 a4 32. Qd1 {[%cal Rd4d5]} Rbd8 33. Rb4 Rb8 {[#]} (33... h6 $16 {was necessary.}) 34. e3 (34. c4 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]}) 34... Qe6 35. a3 Rb6 36. Rbd4 {[%cal Rd4d5]} Rbd6 37. Rb4 Rb6 38. Qe2 Rdb7 39. Qf1 Kg7 40. Qh1 Rd6 41. Qh3 Rc6 (41... Qe7 $16) 42. Rbd4 $18 Rc5 43. g4 Kg8 44. Kg3 Rd7 45. Qh4 Rc4 (45... Rc8 $142 46. Rh2 Kf8 47. Qxh7 Ke7) 46. Rh2 $1 f6 47. gxf6 Rxd4 48. cxd4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qc6 49. Qg5 {aiming for Qe5.} Rf7 50. f5 (50. Qe5 $16 {White threatens Qb8+ and mate.} Rxf6 51. f5) 50... Rxf6 51. Rc2 (51. Rh1 $1 $16) 51... Qxc2 $11 52. Qxf6 { Qd8+ would kill now. KQ-KQ} Qe2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (52... Qc7+ $1 $11 {and Black is okay.} 53. Qe5 Qxe5+ 54. dxe5 gxf5 55. gxf5 Kf7) 53. Qd8+ $18 Kg7 {[#]} ( 53... Kf7 $18 54. Qxd5+ Kg7 55. Qxe4 Qe1+ 56. Kf4 Qh4) 54. Qe7+ $1 Kg8 {[#]} 55. Kf4 $1 {Intending f6 and mate.} gxf5 56. gxf5 {[%cal Bg4f5,Bf5f6][%mdl 32]} Qf3+ 57. Ke5 {White mates.} Qxe3 58. Qe8+ Kg7 59. f6+ Kh6 60. Qf8+ Kh5 61. Qf7+ Kg4 62. Qg7+ Kf3 63. f7 Qf4+ {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Antipov, Mikhail Al"] [Black "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B40"] [WhiteElo "2597"] [BlackElo "2665"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,89,11,-9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,12,4,26,16,13,18,28,29,46,39,65,29, 18,22,50,47,66,64,60,56,51,30,36,39,41,29,97,97,89,93,100,96,93,93,93,97,371, 368,360,381,367,379,383,375,374,321,344,333,741,741,718,717,744,744,731,718, 660,668,5577,5481,29976,29974,29981,29982,29982,29983]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. b3 a6 4. c4 Nc6 5. Bb2 Qc7 (5... Nf6 6. e5 Ng4 7. h3 Nh6 8. g4 d6 9. Bg2 dxe5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 f6 12. Bb2 Nf7 13. d4 cxd4 14. Qxd4 {0-1 (32) Onischuk, V (2637)-Svidler,P (2765) Riadh 2017}) 6. h3 {LiveBook: 4 Games. B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines} Nge7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Rb8 7. a4 Nf6 8. e5 Ng8 9. g3 Nge7 10. Bg2 Nf5 11. O-O Be7 12. Re1 O-O 13. Na3 {1/2-1/2 (37) Kalod,R (2476)-Cvek,R (2504) Czech Republic 2018}) 7. Be2 Ng6 8. O-O {The position is equal.} Bd6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 O-O 11. Nc3 b6 12. Nc2 Bb7 13. Qd2 Bh2+ 14. Kh1 {aiming for g3.} Bf4 15. Ne3 f5 16. Rad1 Nce5 17. Qd4 {And now exf5 would win.} Qc6 {[%cal Rf5e4]} 18. Bh5 fxe4 19. Ne2 Bh6 20. Bxg6 $1 Nxg6 21. Ng4 Rf7 22. Nxh6+ gxh6 23. Ng3 Raf8 24. Qe3 Qc5 $1 25. Qxh6 e5 (25... b5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 26. Bc1 $16 b5 27. Be3 Qe7 28. c5 Nf4 29. Rd6 Rf6 30. Qg5+ Kf7 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (30... Kh8 $16) 31. Nf5 $1 $18 Rxf5 32. Qxf5+ Ke8 33. Qg4 h5 34. Qg3 Bc6 35. Bxf4 exf4 36. Qg6+ Kd8 $2 (36... Rf7 37. Rxc6 dxc6 38. Qxc6+ Kf8 39. Qh6+ Kg8 40. Qxh5 Qf6) 37. Rxc6 dxc6 38. Qxc6 {[%mdl 4096] [#] Endgame Rd1+ would kill now. KQR-KQR} Qd7 39. Qa8+ Ke7 40. Qxe4+ Qe6 41. Qb7+ Ke8 42. Rd1 f3 43. c6 {[%cal Bc5c6,Bc6c7][%mdl 32] White mates.} fxg2+ 44. Kg1 Qe7 45. c7 {Precision: White = 83%, Black = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Sarana, Alexey"] [Black "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A39"] [WhiteElo "2588"] [BlackElo "2438"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,87,38,32,37,25,27,25,22,10,11,18,49,61,47,20,28,24,28,27,27,9,17,35, 33,3,43,0,49,47,102,64,54,67,100,35,80,76,83,18,18,18,18,18,23,25,30,0,11,12, 28,22,27,-8,0,-2,0,-25,0,14,106,-7,-5,-6,-5,-2,-1,-2,0,0]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. e3 d6 10. b3 Bd7 {A39: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6 6 0-0 0-0 7 d4} 11. Bb2 {LiveBook: 14 Games} Rfc8 12. Qd2 Rab8 {White has an edge.} 13. Rfd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rad1 a6 14. Nxc6 bxc6 15. Na4 Qc7 16. c5 d5 17. Nb6 Rd8 18. f4 {1/2-1/2 (50) Mercadal Benejam,J (2563)-Alexandre Bisquert,F (2457) AEAC email 2003}) 13... Qa5 14. Rac1 Nxd4 15. exd4 Qh5 16. Re1 Re8 17. Qe2 Bg4 18. f3 Bd7 19. Nd1 Qa5 20. Bc3 Qa3 21. Ne3 b5 22. c5 Rec8 23. b4 dxc5 24. dxc5 Be6 (24... Bc6 $1 $14) 25. Qb2 Qxb2 26. Bxb2 Rd8 27. Rcd1 (27. Be5 $16) 27... Rxd1 28. Rxd1 Ng4 29. Bc1 ({Much worse is} 29. Nxg4 $6 Bxb2 30. Ne3 Bc3 $15) ( 29. fxg4 $16 Bxb2 30. Bd5) 29... Nxe3 $11 30. Bxe3 Bc3 $1 31. a3 a5 32. bxa5 Bxa5 33. Rb1 Bc7 34. f4 Bc4 35. Bc6 f6 36. Bd7 Kf7 37. c6 Bd6 38. Re1 Ra8 39. Bb6 {c7 is the strong threat.} Rxa3 (39... Bd5 $1 $11) 40. Bh3 ({White should try} 40. c7 $16 Bxc7 41. Bxc7) 40... f5 {White must now prevent ...Rc3.The position is equal.} 41. c7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Ra8 { [#] Hoping for ...Rc8.} 42. Bg2 Rc8 43. Bb7 Rxc7 44. Bxc7 {Precision: White = 20%, Black = 49%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2574"] [BlackElo "2695"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,75,33,27,21,29,12,18,18,22,29,26,13,37,16,18,23,34,0,5,0,6,0,0,0,51, 5,6,14,9,8,37,-2,169,172,539,533,533,533,510,359,831,826,784,691,29981,29982, 29982,29983,29983,29984,29991,29992,29993,29990,29994,29991]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 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. Be2 {A35: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3} Na5 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. Qb1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Qc2 Bg7 13. Ba3 Bf8 14. Bb2 Bg7 15. Ba3 Bf8 16. Bb2 Bg7 17. Ba3 {1/2-1/2 (17) Aronian,L (2794)-So,W (2799) Berlin 2018}) 12... Bg7 13. Ba3 {White has an edge.} Bf8 14. Bb4 Bxb4 15. Qxb4 b6 16. h4 h5 17. O-O {Black must now prevent d5!} Nc6 18. Qd6 Ne7 19. Qf4 O-O 20. c4 Bc6 21. Rad1 Rc8 22. Ne5 Ba8 ({Black should play} 22... Ba4 $11) 23. Bd3 Kg7 24. Rfe1 Qc7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 25. d5 exd5 { And now ...f6 would win.} 26. cxd5 Bxd5 $2 {[#]} (26... Nxd5 $11 27. Qg3 Qd6) 27. Ba6 $1 $18 Bxa2 $2 (27... Rcd8) 28. Bxc8 Rxc8 29. Rd7 Qc3 30. Re3 Qa1+ $2 ( 30... Qc1+ 31. Kh2 Nf5) 31. Kh2 Nf5 {[#]} 32. Qg5 $1 {[%mdl 512] Threatening mate with Qxg6+.} Nxe3 33. Qxg6+ $1 {White mates.} Kh8 34. Qxh5+ Kg8 35. fxe3 Qf1 36. Qg5+ Kh8 37. Qh6+ Kg8 38. Ng6 {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 50%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Maletin, Pavel"] [Black "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2573"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "124"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,124,11,17,14,17,9,19,19,16,27,33,23,28,16,9,4,12,4,12,7,14,14,29,29, 30,8,28,21,50,58,69,49,47,39,40,29,124,120,141,45,53,52,47,43,41,47,52,52,39, 17,6,0,0,-181,-141,-165,-170,-260,-251,-256,-257,-251,-241,-219,-183,-183,-183, -323,-298,-495,-485,-460,-451,-578,-575,-571,-572,-562,-565,-565,-560,-583, -576,-562,-560,-597,-540,-762,-739,-707,-724,-668,-629,-1464,-1486,-1463,-1460, -1462,-1387,-1435,-1192,-1359,-1189,-1288,-1011,-29973,-29974,-29974,-29975, -7200,-6198]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 c6 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} 8. a4 (8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc2 Bb7 10. Nc3 Nbd7 11. Rd1 Qb6 12. Ne5 Rfd8 13. Be3 Nd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. Rac1 Rac8 16. Qd3 b4 17. Rxc8 Bxc8 {1/2-1/2 (41) So,W (2799)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Berlin 2018}) 8... b6 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. Na3 Bb7 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 9... Bxa3 10. Rxa3 Ba6 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Ne5 Qe7 14. Rc1 Bb7 15. Qxc4 {1-0 (40) Troia,E (2193)-Moes,J ICCF email 2009}) 10. Rd1 Nbd7 11. Ne5 Qc8 12. Naxc4 c5 13. Nxd7 Nxd7 14. Bxb7 Qxb7 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Be3 Rac8 17. Rac1 Qa6 18. b3 h6 19. Bxc5 Bxc5 20. Qe4 Rc7 21. Ne5 {White wants to play b4.} Qb7 22. Qxb7 Rxb7 23. a5 f6 24. Ng6 {aiming for a6.} Rff7 25. Nf4 e5 (25... Rfe7 $1 $11) 26. Ne6 $16 Rfe7 27. Nd8 ({Of course not} 27. Nxc5 $6 bxc5 28. Rxc5 Rxb3 $11) ({Better is} 27. Rd8+ $16 Kf7 28. a6 (28. Nxc5 bxc5 29. Rxc5 Rxb3 $11) 28... Kxe6 29. axb7 Rxb7 30. g4) 27... Rbc7 28. b4 Bxb4 {Hoping for ...Rxc1.} 29. Nc6 Bxa5 {White must now prevent ...Re6.} 30. Nxe7+ Rxe7 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} 31. Rc4 Kf7 32. e4 {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} Rb7 33. Rd5 b5 {[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4,Bb4b3,Bb3b2][%mdl 32]} 34. Rc6 $2 (34. Rc8 $11) 34... Bb6 $1 $19 35. Kf1 {[#]} Bd4 $1 36. f4 (36. Ke1 $142) 36... b4 37. Ke2 b3 {...b2 is the strong threat.} 38. Rc1 b2 39. Rb1 Rb3 40. Kd2 Ke6 41. Ra5 {[#]} (41. f5+ {was called for.} Ke7 42. Kd1) 41... Rf3 $1 42. fxe5 $2 (42. Ra6+ Kf7 43. fxe5) 42... fxe5 43. Ra6+ Kf7 44. Kc2 Rf2+ 45. Kb3 Rxh2 46. Rf1+ Kg8 47. Ka2 Re2 48. Ra3 Rxe4 49. Rb3 Rg4 50. Rd3 Rg6 51. Ra3 Kh7 52. Kb1 Rc6 53. Rd1 Kg6 54. Rf1 Kg5 55. Re1 h5 56. Rf1 g6 {[%cal Bg7g6,Bg6g5,Bg5h4][%mdl 32]} 57. Re1 Kf5 58. Rh1 g5 59. Rb3 Kg4 60. Ra3 h4 61. gxh4 gxh4 62. Rb3 Ra6 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Stupak, Kirill"] [Black "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2556"] [BlackElo "2689"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,66,22,22,29,15,23,20,22,12,31,10,17,0,4,0,0,0,9,9,10,9,9,10,3,3,7,3, 8,0,0,0,15,13,20,0,0,0,15,10,35,0,18]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Bf4 Nc6 5. e3 Nf6 6. Nc3 a6 7. Bd3 Bg4 8. f3 Bh5 9. Nge2 {[%cal Bg1e2,Be2f4,Bf4d3, Bd3c5][%mdl 32]} e6 {D10: Slav Defence: 3 cxd5 (without early Nf3) and 3 Nc3} 10. O-O Bd6 11. Rc1 Bg6 (11... O-O 12. Na4 e5 13. Bg5 exd4 14. exd4 Bg6 15. Nc5 Bxc5 16. Rxc5 Re8 17. Nf4 Bxd3 18. Qxd3 {1-0 (38) Socko,B (2593)-Malakhov,V (2686) Riadh 2017}) 12. Na4 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Bxf4 14. Nxf4 {LiveBook: 9 Games} Nd7 15. Qd2 O-O 16. Nd3 Qe7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... Rc8 17. Nac5 Nxc5 18. Nxc5 Qe7 19. Rc3 Rc7 20. Rfc1 Rcc8 21. Qc2 Na5 22. Qa4 Nc4 23. b3 Nxe3 {1/2-1/2 (23) Deliman,A (1727)-Magdy,A Kemer 2007}) 17. Rc2 Rfe8 18. a3 Rad8 {[%cal Ba8d8, Bd8d6,Bd6e6,Be6e5][%mdl 32]} 19. Rd1 h6 20. Nac5 Nxc5 21. Nxc5 Rd6 22. Nd3 e5 23. dxe5 Nxe5 24. Nxe5 Qxe5 25. Rc3 Rde6 26. Rd3 Qg5 27. Kf2 Qh4+ 28. Kg1 Qe7 29. Re1 Re5 30. Kf2 Qh4+ 31. Kg1 $1 Qe7 32. Qc3 Qh4 33. Qd2 Qe7 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Black "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B40"] [WhiteElo "2547"] [BlackElo "2502"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,103,6,16,19,29,19,25,11,14,0,0,0,0,0,11,20,50,59,44,33,64,44,116,110, 183,194,190,180,192,195,281,283,531,508,503,516,502,495,487,472,450,449,462, 406,447,440,436,436,427,427,418,411,424,416,743,732,718,671,831,826,1089,1008, 1316,728,2061,1625,1825,1685,2581,1980,29979,29980,29979,29980]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Ndb5 Bb4 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. Nxc3 d5 9. exd5 exd5 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O d4 12. Ne4 Bf5 13. Bg5 Bxe4 14. Bxe4 h6 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. Re1 Rfd8 {LiveBook: 3 Games. B45: Sicilian Four Knights} (16... Rac8 17. Qh5 b6 18. Rad1 Rfd8 19. Qf5 Qxf5 20. Bxf5 Rc7 21. Rd2 g6 22. Bd3 Kg7 23. g3 Na5 24. Kg2 {1/2-1/2 (33) Leko,P (2743)-Kramnik,V (2770) Budapest 2001}) 17. Qh5 Qg5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Rac8 18. Qf5 Qxf5 19. Bxf5 Rc7 20. Rad1 g6 21. Bd3 Na5 22. Kf1 b6 23. Ke2 Nb7 24. Kd2 Nc5 25. Re5 Rdc8 26. Rde1 Kf8 27. R1e2 Na4 28. Kc1 Nc5 29. Kd2 Na4 30. Kc1 {1/2-1/2 (30) Ninov,N (2473)-Petrov,M (2428) Plovdiv 2004}) 18. Qh3 Re8 {The position is equal.} 19. Qf3 Re6 20. Bd5 Rf6 21. Qb3 Rd8 22. Be4 Qf4 23. Qg3 Qd2 24. Rad1 Qa5 25. Bd3 Qb6 26. b4 { [%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} a5 (26... Kf8 $14) 27. b5 $16 Na7 (27... Nb8 $16) 28. Re5 $18 Nc8 29. Rde1 $40 {[%mdl 128] [#] Threatening mate with Re8+. White has strong attack.} Kf8 30. Qh4 Nd6 (30... Qd6 {is a better defense.} 31. Qe4 Re6) 31. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32] g5 is the strong threat.} Re8 $2 {[#]} (31... Re6 32. Rxe6 fxe6) 32. g5 $1 {[%cal Rg5h6]} Rxe5 33. Rxe5 {Hoping for gxh6.} Re6 34. Rxe6 fxe6 35. gxh6 gxh6 36. Qxh6+ Ke7 37. Qg5+ Kd7 38. h4 { [%cal Bh2h4,Bh4g5,Bg5g6][%mdl 32]} Qd8 39. Qg7+ Qe7 40. Qxd4 e5 41. Qg4+ Kc7 42. Qg5 Qxg5+ (42... Kd7 $142 43. f4 exf4 44. Qxf4 Qg7+ 45. Kh2 Qh8 46. Qg4+ Ke7 47. Qg5+ Qf6) 43. hxg5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} e4 44. Bf1 Kd7 45. b6 Kc6 46. g6 Nf5 47. Bg2 Kd5 48. Kh2 Ke5 49. Kh3 Kf6 50. c4 {[%cal Bc2c4,Bc4c5] [%mdl 32]} e3 51. fxe3 Nxe3 52. c5 {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Iljin, Artem"] [Black "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E09"] [WhiteElo "2528"] [BlackElo "2525"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,81,0,8,0,57,59,152,63,58,29,33,22,13,8,15,0,6,0,0,0,8,0,9,0,13,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 Nbd7 7. Qc2 c6 8. Nbd2 b6 9. e4 Ba6 10. b3 Rc8 11. Rd1 c5 12. exd5 exd5 13. Nf1 {E09: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2 c6 8 Nbd2} cxd4 14. Nxd4 b5 15. Ne3 bxc4 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Bxd5 cxb3 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 18. Qxb3 {[#] And now Nc6 would win.} Qb6 $146 (18... Bc5 $11) 19. Be3 $14 { Strongly threatening Nc6.} Nc5 {[#]} (19... Bc5 $14) 20. Qxb6 ({White should try} 20. Nf5 $1 $16 {[%cal Rf5e7]} Bf6 21. Qa3) 20... axb6 21. Nf5 Bf6 22. Bd4 Bxd4 {The position is equal.} 23. Rxd4 {Threatens to win with Ne7+.} Rc7 24. Rad1 g6 25. Ne3 Rfc8 26. Rb4 Nd7 27. Kg2 Kg7 28. h4 Ra7 29. Nc4 Nf6 30. Nxb6 Rd8 31. Bf3 Rxd1 32. Bxd1 Bb7+ 33. Bf3 Bxf3+ 34. Kxf3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Ra3+ 35. Rb3 Rxa2 36. Nc4 h5 37. Rb2 Rxb2 38. Nxb2 Ng4 39. Nd3 Kf6 40. Kf4 Nh6 41. Nc5 {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Black "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2520"] [BlackElo "2351"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,79,7,-2,72,82,81,75,53,65,195,191,229,59,224,208,216,209,201,155,150, 157,294,304,301,176,178,166,229,226,229,205,456,435,395,171,166,174,279,232, 225,225,322,319,314,315,309,257,303,306,285,298,294,283,251,262,299,290,462, 429,427,469,440,458,473,454,411,405,531,374,739,740]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 (5... c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. Qxc3 Nxc5 9. e3 b6 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O Rc8 12. Rd1 Qe7 13. b3 d5 14. Bb2 dxc4 15. Bxc4 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Qb7 17. Rd4 b5 18. Be2 Na4 19. Qd2 Nxb2 20. Qxb2 {1/2-1/2 (47) Mamedyarov, S (2804)-Caruana,F (2811) chess.com INT 2018}) 6. cxd5 {LiveBook: 113 Games. E32: Nimzo-Indian: Classical (4 Qc2): 4...0-0} Nxd5 (6... exd5 $11 {remains equal.} 7. e3 c5) 7. e4 $16 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Nxc3 8. bxc3 { White is better.} Be7 9. Bd3 b6 (9... c5 $14) 10. e5 $18 h6 11. Bh7+ $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11. Be4 c6 12. h4 Bb7 13. Rh3 {1-0 (24) Finegold,B (2507)-Gross, B (1349) Warren 2000}) 11... Kh8 12. Be4 c6 13. h4 $1 a5 14. Bf4 Ra7 15. Rh3 Ba3 (15... Nd7 $16 16. Rg3 (16. Bxc6 Rc7 $14) 16... Rg8) 16. Rd1 Ba6 17. Rg3 ( 17. Qd2 $142) 17... Rg8 {[#]} 18. h5 $1 Nd7 {[#]} (18... Qe8 {was called for.} 19. Qd2 Bf8) 19. Qd2 $1 (19. Bxc6 Rc7 $14) 19... Bf8 20. Bb1 $40 {[%cal Be4b1, Bb1a2,Ba2e6][%mdl 160] And now Qc2 would win. White is out for blood.} (20. Bxc6 Rc7 $11) 20... Nb8 $2 (20... f5 {keeps fighting.} 21. exf6 gxf6 22. Rxg8+ (22. Bxh6 Rxg3 23. fxg3 f5 $18) (22. Qc2 f5 $16) 22... Kxg8 23. Bxh6 Qe7 24. Bxf8 Nxf8) 21. Qc2 {[%csl Gb1][%cal Rc2h7]} f5 22. Rg6 (22. exf6 $142 gxf6 23. Rg6 Rxg6 24. Qxg6) 22... Qd5 23. a4 Qc4 (23... c5 {is a better defense.} 24. Ba2 c4) 24. Ba2 Qf1+ 25. Kd2 {[%cal Be1d2,Bd2c1,Bc1b1,Bb1c2,Bc2b3][%mdl 32]} Qxf2+ (25... Qe2+ $142 26. Kc1 Qe4) 26. Kc1 Ba3+ 27. Kb1 Qxc2+ 28. Kxc2 Nd7 29. Bxe6 ({But not} 29. Rxe6 Rc8 $16) 29... Nf8 30. Bxg8 ({Weaker is} 30. Bxf5 Nxg6 31. Bxg6 Bc4 $11) 30... Nxg6 31. hxg6 Kxg8 32. Kb3 Be7 33. c4 {[%cal Bc3c4, Bc4d5][%mdl 32]} Bb4 (33... Rc7 $142 34. d5 cxd5) 34. Bd2 Be7 35. d5 cxd5 36. cxd5 Bc5 37. Bf4 Kf8 38. e6 Ke7 39. Be5 Ra8 $2 (39... Be2) 40. Nh4 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Chernobay, Artem"] [Black "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2153"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,81,12,9,-37,-37,-98,-39,-32,6,8,5,5,6,5,5,5,7,3,0,0,6,7,31,21,80,85, 64,50,58,6,38,36,402,412,235,144,120,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e4 d5 6. Bd3 dxe4 7. Nxe4 Nxe4 8. Bxe4 c5 {[%cal Bc7c5,Bc5d4][%mdl 32]} 9. Qd2 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} (9. c3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qb6 11. Qe2 Nc6 12. Nb3 a5 13. Be3 Qc7 14. a4 Ne5 15. Nd4 Qc4 16. Bg5 h6 17. Bc1 Rd8 18. Bc2 {1/2-1/2 (28) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Mamedov,R (2709) Huaian 2017}) 9... cxd4 10. O-O-O (10. Bh6 $1 $15) 10... Nc6 ({Better is} 10... f6 $17 11. Bh6 e5) 11. Bh6 $15 {Black is slightly better.} Bg4 $146 (11... e5 {feels hotter.} 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. Nxe5 c5) ({Predecessor:} 11... Qb6 12. h4 Nb4 13. Kb1 Qe6 14. Qxb4 Bxh6 15. Bd3 a5 16. Qa3 Bg7 {1-0 (74) Castillo Coca,M (2094) -Campos Vila,M (2253) Havana 2013}) 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Qxd4+ Qxd4 15. Rxd4 Bxf3 16. gxf3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rfd8 17. Rhd1 Rxd4 18. Rxd4 {KR-KR} Rb8 19. Rd7 Rb5 (19... a5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 20. Rxa7 $16 ( {Much worse is} 20. Rxe7 a5 $11) 20... Rh5 21. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6] [%mdl 32]} Rxh2 22. Rd7 (22. Rxe7 $14 Rxf2 23. a5) 22... h5 (22... Rxf2 23. a5 $18) 23. a5 h4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (23... Rh4 $1 $14) 24. Rd1 $1 $18 {a6 is the strong threat.} h3 25. a6 Rg2 26. Rh1 ({White must play} 26. a7 $16 h2 27. a8=Q) 26... h2 $11 {Hoping for ...Rg1+.The position is equal.} 27. Kd2 Rg1 28. Rxh2 Ra1 29. b4 (29. Rh4 {keeps more tension.} Rxa6 30. b3 c5 31. Ra4 Rd6+ 32. Ke3) 29... Rxa6 30. Kd3 Rb6 31. c3 Kf6 32. Rh4 Ke6 33. Re4+ Kd7 34. Re5 Kd6 35. Ra5 Rb8 36. Ke4 Rh8 37. Ra6 Kc7 38. Ra7+ Kd6 39. Ra6 Kc7 40. Ra7+ Kd6 41. Ra6 { Precision: White = 66%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B19"] [WhiteElo "2482"] [BlackElo "2393"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,105,0,7,0,37,41,59,29,68,54,68,65,66,60,63,49,50,49,52,50,54,57,54, 36,59,17,19,17,27,16,32,27,56,0,30,25,29,12,22,12,29,31,163,54,57,16,16,14,37, 37,31,34,115,114,126,126,133,58,58,64,72,65,65,74,70,137,148,138,533,0,4,0,374, 0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Kb1 O-O 14. Ne4 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 {B19: Classical Caro-Kann: 4...Bf5 main line} 16. Nxf6+ Bxf6 17. Qxd8 Rfxd8 {LiveBook: 34 Games. The position is equal.} 18. c3 (18. Be3 Na4 19. Rxd8+ Rxd8 20. c3 Nb6 21. Bxb6 axb6 22. Kc2 {1/2-1/2 (40) Ma,Q (2613) -Navara,D (2727) China 2014}) 18... Rd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18... Na4 19. Kc2 Rd5 20. Bc1 Rf5 21. Rd3 Rc8 22. g4 Rb5 23. Nd4 Rb4 24. Rhd1 a6 25. f4 Nc5 { 1/2-1/2 (25) Detela,W (2306)-Feldborg,B (2262) ICCF email 2014}) 19. Be3 { Hoping for Rxd5.} Rad8 20. Kc2 Ne4 21. Bxa7 Ra8 $1 {[%cal Ra8a7]} 22. Rxd5 exd5 23. Be3 Rxa2 24. Kb3 Ra5 25. g4 Kf8 26. Rd1 Nd6 27. Kc2 Nc4 28. Bc1 Ke7 29. Nd4 Bxd4 30. Rxd4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Ke6 31. b3 Nd6 32. Kb2 Rb5 33. Kc2 Ra5 34. f3 Ra2+ 35. Bb2 Ra8 36. Rb4 Rc8 37. Bc1 Rc5 (37... b5 $14) 38. Be3 ({Only move:} 38. Bf4 $18) 38... Ra5 $1 $14 39. Bf4 {White wants to play Bxd6.} b5 40. Kb2 Kd7 41. Rd4 Kc6 42. Rd2 Ra8 {[#]} (42... f6 $14) 43. Re2 $1 $16 Re8 {[#]} 44. Rxe8 $1 Nxe8 {KB-KN} 45. Be5 (45. Ka3 $16) 45... f6 $1 $14 {[%cal Rf6e5]} 46. Bd4 Nd6 47. Ka3 Nf7 $1 48. f4 $1 Nd8 49. Kb4 Ne6 50. Be3 Nd8 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (50... Nc7 $16) 51. Bd4 $2 (51. f5 $18 {Bc5 is the strong threat.} Nb7 52. Ba7) 51... Ne6 $11 52. Be3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (52. f5 $11 Nxd4 53. cxd4) 52... Nd8 $1 $18 {Black hopes to continue with ...Ne6.} 53. Bd4 $2 {Precision: White = 51%, Black = 42%.} ({White has to play} 53. f5 $18) 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Black "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2464"] [BlackElo "2446"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "153"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 28,153,27,0,35,40,46,50,45,58,60,65,79,81,76,74,85,83,156,126,118,74,86, 77,96,63,69,41,47,52,64,35,41,39,64,39,55,33,42,42,45,29,35,38,47,33,27,0,10,0, 0,-15,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,13,10,10,7,31,34,22,27,223,212,251,235,289,319,287, 293,306,337,389,391,382,360,355,268,319,330,369,364,472,441,698,746,716,735, 741,681,740,725,662,693,1539,1454,1813,1785,1472,1629,1775,1555,1702,1581, 29971,12683,29975,29976,29975,29973,29975,29976,29984,29980,29984,29984,29986, 29987,29989,29988]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. b3 O-O 8. Be2 b6 9. Bb2 Bb7 10. O-O Qe7 11. Rfe1 {D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3} Rad8 12. Rad1 c5 13. cxd5 exd5 14. Bf1 Rfe8 15. g3 {[#] LiveBook: 40 Games} Qf8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Nf8 16. Bg2 Ne6 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. Nh4 Bb8 19. Nf5 Qd7 20. Na4 d4 {1-0 (37) Le,Q (2739)-Navara,D (2737) Saint Louis 2017}) 16. Bg2 a6 17. dxc5 Bxc5 18. Re2 Bb4 19. Qc1 Rc8 20. Rc2 Nc5 21. Nd4 Nfe4 22. Nce2 { [%cal Bc3e2,Be2d4,Bd4f3,Bf3d2][%mdl 32]} Nd7 ({Black should play} 22... Ne6) 23. Bh3 Nef6 24. Nf3 Rxc2 25. Qxc2 Bd6 26. Ng5 {Bxd7 is the strong threat.} Ne5 27. Nd4 h6 28. Ngf3 Ne4 29. Nxe5 Bxe5 30. Nf3 Bd6 31. Bd4 b5 32. Nd2 Ng5 33. Bg2 Ne6 34. Bb2 Ba3 35. Bxa3 Qxa3 36. Nb1 Qa5 37. a3 Rc8 38. Qb2 Qc7 39. b4 Qc2 40. Qxc2 Rxc2 41. h4 Kf8 42. Bf3 Ke7 43. Kg2 Nc7 44. Rd3 Kd6 45. Nc3 Ke5 46. g4 Rc1 47. Ne2 Ra1 48. Kg3 Na8 $2 (48... g6 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 49. Rc3 $1 $18 Kd6 50. Nd4 g6 {[#]} 51. h5 $1 gxh5 52. gxh5 Nb6 53. Nf5+ Ke6 54. Rc7 { Threatens to win with Kf4.} Kxf5 55. Rxb7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Nc4 56. Bxd5 Nd6 {[#]} 57. Rd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7d6]} Ke5 58. Bxf7 Ne4+ 59. Kg2 Rxa3 (59... Kf6 $142 60. Bg6 Ke6) 60. f4+ Kf5 61. Kf3 Ra1 62. Rd5+ Kf6 63. Kxe4 Kxf7 {KR-KR } 64. Rd6 Ra4 65. Kf5 a5 66. bxa5 Rxa5 67. Rb6 b4+ 68. Kg4 Ra3 69. e4 {[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} b3 70. e5 Kg7 71. Kf5 {White mates.} Kf8 72. Rxh6 b2 73. Rb6 Ra2 74. Rb7 Kg8 75. h6 Kh8 76. e6 Kg8 77. Kg6 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Looshnikov, Nikolai"] [Black "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2435"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,54,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-2,-22,-4,-25,-27,-23,-29,-36,-25,-44,-10,-70,-54, -95,-97,-185,-187,-270,-278,-275,-268,-343,-197,-189,-179,-187,-174,-579,-579, -738,-693,-29997,-29998]} 1. e4 c6 2. c4 d5 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. exd5 Nf6 5. Bb5+ Nbd7 6. Nc3 a6 7. Bxd7+ Qxd7 8. Nf3 Nxd5 {B10: Caro-Kann: 2 d3 and 2 c4} 9. O-O {LiveBook: 16 Games} f6 10. Re1 e6 {The position is equal.} 11. Qb3 Be7 12. d4 b5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... O-O 13. Nxd5 exd5 14. Bf4 Rf7 15. a4 Bf8 16. Re2 {1/2-1/2 (55) Kuczynski,R (2480)-Hort,V (2545) Germany 1991}) 13. Ne4 Bb7 14. Nc5 Bxc5 $1 15. dxc5 O-O 16. a4 b4 17. Nd4 (17. Bd2 $11) 17... e5 $15 18. Nc2 a5 19. f4 (19. Rd1 $17) 19... Kh8 20. fxe5 (20. Qd3 $142) 20... fxe5 $19 21. Rxe5 Qc7 22. Re1 ({Reject} 22. Rxd5 Bxd5 23. Qd3 (23. Qxd5 $2 Rad8 $19) 23... Qe5 $19) 22... Qxc5+ (22... Ra6 $142 {aiming for ...Rg6.} 23. Be3 Nxe3 24. Qxe3 {[#]} Bxg2 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 23. Be3 Nxe3 24. Nxe3 Rae8 $40 {[%mdl 128] Threatens to win with ...Qg5. Black has strong attack.} 25. Rac1 $2 (25. Qd3 { is a better chance.}) 25... Qg5 {Strongly threatening ...Rxe3!} 26. Rc2 {[#]} Bd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 27. Rc5 (27. Qxd5 Qxd5) 27... Rxe3 {Precision: White = 25%, Black = 86%.} ({Less strong is} 27... Bxb3 28. Rxg5 Ra8 29. Nf5 $15) 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Black "Khanin, Semen"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2426"] [BlackElo "2472"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,84,24,24,24,34,32,32,27,36,12,14,16,18,0,0,0,4,0,0,-19,-10,-11,7,3,16, 30,0,2,27,-17,0,0,7,13,13,11,325,321,313,302,293,300,431,400,410,445,443,406, 439,419,414,395,410,402,415,410,388,328,250,125,153,142,270,183,856,889,700,0, 4,0,0,0,0,-698,-625,-29984,-6498]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 { White is slightly better.} h6 9. Bh4 Bd6 (9... g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 11. Be5 Nhf6 12. Bg3 Nh5 13. Nd2 Nxg3 14. hxg3 {1-0 (46) Karjakin,S (2753)-Caruana,F (2811) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 10. O-O O-O 11. a3 c6 12. Rc1 Re8 13. Na4 {[#]} a5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 13... Bg4) 14. Nc5 Nxc5 15. dxc5 Be7 16. Nd4 a4 17. Nxe6 fxe6 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Bc2 Bxb2 20. Rb1 Qf6 21. Qd3 Kf8 22. f4 Qc3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 22... Ke7 $11) 23. Qh7 $1 $18 Ke7 (23... Qxe3+ 24. Kh1 $18) 24. f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5f6]} exf5 (24... Qxa3 $2 25. Rxb2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxb2 26. f6+ Qxf6 27. Rxf6 $18) (24... Bxa3 $2 25. f6+ Kd8 26. fxg7 $18) (24... Qxe3+ 25. Kh1 $16) (24... Qxc2 $2 25. f6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxf6 26. Rxb7+ Kd8 27. Qxc2 $18) 25. Bxf5 Kd8 ( {Don't blunder} 25... Qxa3 $2 26. Qg6 $18) ({Of course not} 25... Qxe3+ 26. Kh1 ) (25... b5 $142 26. Qg6 Qf6) 26. Bg6 Kc7 27. Bxe8 Rxe8 28. Kh1 Kb8 29. Qf5 Ka7 30. Qd7 Rxe3 {intending ...Re2.} 31. Qc7 {Qb6+ would kill now.} Qxc5 {...Rb3 is the strong threat.} 32. Rxb2 {[%csl Gb2][%cal Rc7b7]} Rb3 33. Rxb3 axb3 {[#] } 34. Qxg7 ({Only move:} 34. Qe5 $1 $18) 34... d4 35. Qxh6 Qc2 (35... b2 $16) 36. Qd6 c5 $2 (36... d3 37. Qd8 (37. Qb4 Ka6 $18) 37... Qc3) 37. Qc7 { Intending Qa5+ and mate.} Qc3 38. Qd7 $2 ({White has to play} 38. h4 $18) 38... Qc4 $11 {[%cal Rc4f1]} 39. Kg1 {Threatens to win with Qc7.} b2 {And now ... Qxf1+ would win.} 40. Qf5 d3 {[%cal Bd4d3,Bd3d2][%mdl 32] Hoping for ...Qc2.} 41. Qf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (41. Kf2 $11) 41... Qc2 $1 $19 42. Qe3 d2 { Precision: White = 69%, Black = 47%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Palachev, Petr"] [Black "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2395"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,96,14,11,30,6,0,0,0,-100,-104,-111,-106,-97,-94,-104,-104,-118,-115, -110,-89,-115,-93,-115,-120,-151,-115,-97,-98,-152,-79,-88,-89,-82,-74,-80,-78, -99,-42,-36,-8,-8,-8,-124,-124,-119,-121,-120,-114,-324,-378,-406,-406,-406, -406,-396,-399,-385,-377,-511,-511,-511,-511,-511,-511,-29964,-29965,-29969, -29972,-29964,-12606,-5065,-4134]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 b6 7. b3 Bb7 8. Bd3 Be7 9. O-O dxc4 {D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3} 10. bxc4 c5 11. d5 exd5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Bxd5 14. Rd1 {LiveBook: 15 Games. Strongly threatening Bb5.} Be6 15. Bb2 Bf6 16. Bb5 {[#]} O-O $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16... Bxb2 17. Qxb2 {0-1 (36) Yilmaz,M (2613)-Dreev,A (2664) Almaty 2016}) 17. Bxd7 (17. Ne5 $11 Bxe5 18. Bxe5) 17... Bxd7 $17 18. Ne5 Bxe5 $1 19. Bxe5 Qe8 20. Qc3 {[#]} f6 $1 {[%cal Rf6e5]} 21. Bd6 Rf7 22. Rd2 Qe6 23. a4 Bc6 24. Bg3 Rd7 25. a5 Rad8 26. Rxd7 Rxd7 27. h4 (27. axb6 $142 axb6 28. f3) 27... h6 ({Black should try} 27... c4 {White must now prevent ...Rd3.} 28. axb6 axb6) 28. f3 c4 {Threatens to win with ...Rd3.} 29. axb6 axb6 30. Qb4 b5 31. e4 f5 ({Black should play} 31... Rd3 $17 {...c3 is the strong threat.} 32. Ra6 Qe8 ) 32. Qc5 $15 {aiming for Ra6.} fxe4 33. Ra6 exf3 {( -> ...Rd2)} ({Resist} 33... Rd1+ 34. Kh2 $17) 34. Qxc6 (34. Rxc6 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.} Rd1+ 35. Kh2) 34... Rd1+ $40 {[%mdl 128] White is in trouble.} 35. Kh2 Qxc6 36. Rxc6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KR} Rd2 {Hoping for ...f2.} 37. Rc8+ $2 {[#]} (37. Rc5 $17) 37... Kf7 $1 $19 38. Rc5 f2 39. Bxf2 Rxf2 40. Rxb5 { KR-KR} Ke6 41. Rc5 Rf4 42. Kg3 Kd6 43. Rc8 g5 44. hxg5 hxg5 {[%cal Bh6g5,Bg5g4] [%mdl 32]} 45. Rd8+ (45. Rb8 $19 Kc5 46. Rg8) 45... Kc5 46. Rc8+ Kd4 47. Rd8+ Ke3 48. Rd5 g4 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Saveliev, Alexei"] [Black "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C92"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2421"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,80,14,17,19,21,0,8,0,10,-87,-22,-44,-4,-27,12,-38,-35,-65,-47,-48, -20,-59,-45,-49,-32,-35,-11,-20,-20,-91,-45,-51,-40,-80,-80,-104,-82,-93,-93, -93,-87,-98,-89,-110,0,-100,0,-112,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5, Bb5a4,Ba4b3][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Ng5 Rf8 12. Nf3 Re8 13. Nbd2 Bf8 14. a3 h6 15. Bc2 Nb8 16. b4 Nbd7 17. Bb2 c6 {[%cal Bc7c6,Bc6c5,Bc5c4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 5 Games. C93: Closed Ruy Lopez: Smyslov Variation} (17... g6 18. Rc1 c6 19. Nb3 Rc8 20. Bb1 Qb6 21. c4 exd4 22. c5 dxc5 23. bxc5 Qc7 24. Bxd4 Bg7 25. e5 Nd5 {1-0 (47) Vidit,S (2721)-Sadzikowski,D (2587) Hungary 2017}) 18. Nb3 Rc8 19. Qd2 Qc7 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 19... exd4 20. cxd4 c5 21. d5 cxb4 22. axb4 Ne5 23. Nxe5 dxe5 24. Bd3 Nxd5 25. exd5 Qxd5 {1-0 (43) Solana Suarez,E (2275)-Brito Garcia,A (2360) Gran Canaria 1989}) 20. Rad1 Ba8 21. Qc1 {[#]} ( 21. Nh4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 21... Nh5 (21... exd4 $1 $17 {...c5 is the strong threat.} 22. cxd4 c5) 22. Nbd2 c5 {And now ...cxd4 would win.} 23. d5 a5 (23... f5 $5) 24. Bd3 c4 25. Bf1 Nb6 26. Qc2 Qa7 27. g3 Bb7 28. Nb1 Be7 29. Bc1 Bd8 30. Be3 Qa6 31. Qd2 (31. Nbd2 $11 {remains equal.}) 31... Nf6 32. Qc2 axb4 33. cxb4 Na4 34. Nh4 Rc7 35. Bg2 Bc8 36. Kh2 Rb7 37. Rf1 Bb6 38. Bc1 Bd8 39. Be3 $1 Bb6 40. Bc1 $1 Bd8 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 40%.} ({Black should try} 40... Rc7 $17 41. f4 Bd4) 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Natacheev, Peter"] [Black "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2243"] [BlackElo "2504"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,104,-9,-27,-33,-43,-37,-37,-41,-70,-64,-116,-116,-111,-116,-119,-85, -93,-73,-73,-48,-70,-54,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-61,-67,-37,-80, -80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-80,-86,-86,-121,-104,-97,-103,-122,-61,-76,-66,-66, -70,-75,-50,-43,-53,-37,-41,-76,-68,-66,-64,-56,-58,-83,-84,-138,-134,-210, -210,-212,-205,-216,-205,-515,-393,-447,-440,-430,-411,-391,-386,-595,-577, -729,-727,-734,-733]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. Qb3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Bd2 {D38: Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} (8. a3 Bxc3+ 9. Qxc3 c4 10. Nd2 O-O 11. e3 h6 12. Bh4 Qe8 13. f3 b5 14. Kf2 a5 15. g4 Qe7 16. Bg3 {1-0 (57) Alekseev,E (2716)-Eljanov,P (2693) Nalchik 2009}) 8... O-O 9. e3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bxc3 10. Bxc3 {Black is slightly better.} c4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... b6 11. Be2 Bb7 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Qa3 Nfe4 14. Bd4 Ne6 15. O-O Nxd4 16. Nxd4 {1/2-1/2 (59) Koneru,H (2484) -Zhao,X (2367) Goa 2002}) 11. Qc2 Ne4 12. b3 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 13. a4 (13. Be2 $15) 13... Nxc3 $17 14. Qxc3 {[#]} b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4c3][%mdl 512]} 15. Qc2 (15. Qxb4 Rb8) 15... c3 16. Bd3 h6 17. a5 a6 18. O-O Bb7 19. Bf5 {White wants to play Ra4.} Bc6 20. Rfe1 Re8 21. Bh7+ Kh8 22. Bd3 Ra7 23. Qe2 Qf6 24. Ra2 Rb8 25. Rea1 Bb5 26. Ne1 Qd6 27. Qf3 Nf6 28. Bc2 g6 {[%cal Bg7g6, Bg6g5][%mdl 32]} 29. Qh3 Kg7 30. Nf3 Bd7 31. Qh4 g5 32. Qg3 Ne4 (32... Qxg3 $17 33. hxg3 Bb5) 33. Qxd6 $15 Nxd6 34. Ne5 Bb5 35. f3 f6 36. Nd3 Nf5 37. Nxb4 Nxe3 {aiming for ...f5.} 38. Kf2 Re8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage. } 39. Rc1 f5 40. Bd3 Bxd3 41. Nxd3 c2 42. Nb4 {[#]} ({Better is} 42. Raxc2 Nxc2 43. Rxc2) 42... f4 $1 $17 43. g3 (43. h4 $17) 43... Nd1+ $19 44. Kf1 fxg3 45. hxg3 Rf7 46. Nxc2 $2 (46. Raxc2 Ne3+ 47. Kf2 Nxc2 48. Rxc2) 46... Nc3 47. Rb2 Re2 48. Ne1 Rxb2 49. Rxc3 g4 50. f4 (50. Rc6 $142) 50... Rb7 {Black is clearly winning.} 51. Rc6 R7xb3 52. Rxa6 Re3 {Precision: White = 39%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.02"] [Round "2"] [White "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Black "Ofitserian, Boris"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A49"] [WhiteElo "2139"] [BlackElo "2414"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "70"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,70,10,4,47,-14,-4,-106,-91,-95,-108,-103,-107,-97,-112,-125,-77,-72, -81,-85,-63,-72,-72,-145,-109,-104,-84,-258,-247,-256,-266,-279,-163,-883,-875, -751,-446,-429,-450,-410,-422,-1913,-1909,-29987,-29988,-29988,-29989,-29989, -29990,-29990,-29991,-29991,-29990,-29999,-997,-29998,-29998,-29998,-29999]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. O-O O-O 6. Nbd2 c6 7. c4 a5 8. Re1 { LiveBook: 5 Games. D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} (8. b3 a4 9. Ba3 Re8 10. e3 Bf5 11. Qe2 e6 12. h3 Ne4 13. Rfc1 h5 14. Ne5 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 Nd7 16. Nd3 { 1/2-1/2 (49) Caruana,F (2799)-Grischuk,A (2782) Saint Louis 2017}) 8... a4 9. Ne5 (9. e4 $14) 9... Bf5 (9... Be6 {feels hotter.} 10. e3 Nbd7 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Nd3 Bf5) 10. e4 $146 (10. Nf1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) ({Predecessor:} 10. f3 Nbd7 11. g4 Be6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Ndc4 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Qc7 15. e4 Bxe5 16. dxe5 Nb4 17. Be3 Rfd8 18. Qe2 Nd3 19. Red1 Nxe5 20. Qe1 Rxd1 {0-1 (20) Stuemer, P (2130)-Gutman,L (2450) Goch 2011}) 10... dxe4 $17 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Bxe5 $1 13. Bxf5 Bxd4 14. Bc2 Qb6 15. Rxe7 {With the idea Bh6.} Bxf2+ 16. Kh1 Bc5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 17. Re2 Rd8 18. Rd2 ({Better is} 18. Qf1 ) 18... Bd4 19. Bxa4 c5 20. Rd3 $2 (20. Bb5 $17) 20... Qe6 $19 21. Bb5 Nd7 { [#] Hoping for ...Qe4+.} 22. Bf4 Nf6 (22... Bxb2 $142 23. Qe1 Bxa1 24. Qxe6 fxe6 25. Bxd7 Kg7) 23. Bg5 $2 (23. Kg2) 23... Ne4 24. Be3 Bxe3 25. Rxd8+ Kg7 26. Kg2 Nf2 27. Rxa8 (27. Bd7 $142 Qxc4 28. b3 Qe4+ 29. Qf3 Rxd8 30. Re1 Qxf3+ 31. Kxf3) 27... Nxd1 28. Rxd1 Qe4+ 29. Kh3 Qf5+ 30. Kg2 Qc2+ 31. Kf3 Qf2+ 32. Ke4 Qe2 33. Rd5 f5+ (33... Bg5# $142) 34. Ke5 {[#]} Bf4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 35. Kxf4 Qe4+ {Precision: White = 20%, Black = 51%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Black "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2622"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,91,28,37,33,65,64,55,57,46,44,44,0,0,2,6,0,0,-36,6,6,6,2,2,0,42,42, 35,35,44,44,44,44,44,48,56,54,113,113,113,113,113,113,113,109,120,114,114,114, 136,136,139,139,211,211,208,211,212,208,215,215,295,305,5106,5106,5106,5106, 5097,5089,5073,5073,5065,5057,1999,1673]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 g6 4. c4 c6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. d4 Ne4 9. Nbd2 Ndf6 10. Ne5 Bf5 { LiveBook: 6 Games. D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} 11. e3 {[%cal Be2e3, Be3e4][%mdl 32]} (11. Ndf3 Qc8 12. Rc1 Bh3 13. e3 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Qd8 15. Qe2 Rc8 16. Rfd1 e6 17. Ba3 Re8 18. Nd3 {0-1 (52) Rakhmanov,A (2655)-Sarana,A (2577) Batumi 2018}) 11... Qa5 12. Nxe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Ndf3 Ng4 13. Nxg4 Bxg4 14. Re1 dxc4 15. bxc4 Qh5 16. h3 Bxh3 17. Nh2 {0-1 (56) Arutinian,D (2553) -Sergeyeva,M (2327) Dubai 2012}) 12... Nxe4 {White is slightly better.} 13. f3 Nf6 14. Qe2 Nd7 15. e4 Nxe5 16. exf5 Nd7 $1 17. fxg6 hxg6 18. Qxe7 Qd2 19. Qxd7 {Hoping for Rf2.} Qxb2 20. cxd5 Rae8 21. Rae1 Qxd4+ 22. Kh1 Rxe1 23. Rxe1 Qxd5 24. Qxb7 Qd2 25. Rf1 Re8 26. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Bd4 27. f5 {Black must now prevent fxg6.} Re1 (27... g5 $1 $14) 28. fxg6 $16 ({Don't go for} 28. Qxc6 $2 Qe3 $19) 28... fxg6 29. Qxc6 Kg7 30. Qb7+ Kh6 {( -> ...Qf2) } 31. Qf3 Kg7 32. Qf8+ Kh7 33. Be4 {Threatening mate with Qf7+.} Bg7 34. Qf3 { aiming for Qh5+.} Rxf1+ 35. Qxf1 Qxa2 (35... Qe3 $16) 36. Qh3+ $18 Bh6 { Strongly threatening ...Qa1+.} 37. Qe6 $1 {[%cal Re6g6]} Qa1+ 38. Kg2 Qb2+ 39. Kf3 Qg7 40. h4 Qg8 $2 (40... a5 41. h5 Qg8 42. hxg6+ Kh8 43. Qe5+ Qg7 44. Qxa5 Qf6+ 45. Kg2 Bg5) 41. Qxg8+ {White is clearly winning.} Kxg8 42. Bxg6 Kg7 43. Be8 Bd2 44. Ke2 Bb4 {[#]} 45. g4 $1 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Kf6 {[#]} 46. g5+ $1 {Precision: White = 92%, Black = 53%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Sarana, Alexey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A15"] [WhiteElo "2714"] [BlackElo "2588"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,83,32,27,36,-29,50,46,71,36,179,73,192,124,122,132,118,24,27,22,35, 12,12,12,12,6,93,16,24,3,8,-4,9,7,9,0,0,0,0,0,35,37,37,35,50,50,53,37,37,37, 245,236,219,210,251,251,251,251,251,251,242,251,244,240,339,339,328,284,270, 270]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5] [%mdl 32]} Nxc3 6. bxc3 {A16: English Opening: 1...Nf6 with ...d5} Bg7 7. h5 c5 8. g3 Nc6 9. Bg2 {LiveBook: 17 Games} Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Qd7 10. Qa4 Nb4 11. Qxd7+ Bxd7 12. Rb1 Nc2+ 13. Kf1 Rb8 14. Ng5 O-O 15. hxg6 hxg6 16. Rxb7 Rxb7 17. Bxb7 {1/2-1/2 (41) Matlakov,M (2707)-Kulaots,K (2588) Karlsruhe 2017}) 10. Ng5 (10. Qc2 $14) 10... O-O (10... h6 $11 11. Ne4 Qb6) 11. hxg6 hxg6 12. Qc2 e6 (12... Bf5 $1 $14 13. Qb3 Na5) 13. d3 (13. Nh7 $1 $18 {is the precise move to win.}) 13... b5 (13... Qe7 $16) 14. Ne4 (14. Nh7 $18) 14... b4 $16 { With the idea ...f5.} 15. Bg5 f6 16. Bd2 (16. Bh6 $1 $16) 16... f5 $1 $11 { [%cal Rf5e4]} 17. Nxc5 {aiming for Rc1.} Rc8 $1 18. Qc1 bxc3 $1 19. Bh6 { Hoping for Bxg7.} ({But not} 19. Bxc3 $6 Ne5 $16) 19... Qe7 $1 {[%cal Re7c5]} 20. Bxg7 Qxg7 {[#]} 21. Nxd7 (21. Qg5 $1 $16 Nd4 22. Nxd7 Nc2+ 23. Kf1 Nxa1 24. Nxf8) 21... Qxd7 22. Qh6 Qg7 23. Qxg7+ Kxg7 24. Rh4 a5 25. Bxc6 (25. Kd1 { is interesting.} Ne5 26. Ra4 Rc5 27. Rc1 Ng4 28. Ke1) 25... Rxc6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 26. Rc1 Rfc8 $1 27. Kd1 g5 28. Ra4 Rc5 29. Ra3 Kf6 30. Kc2 f4 31. d4 Rc4 32. gxf4 a4 $2 (32... gxf4 $14 33. Kd3 c2) 33. fxg5+ $18 Kxg5 34. Rd1 Rf8 35. Rg1+ ({Don't play} 35. Rxc3 $6 Rxc3+ 36. Kxc3 Rxf2 $16) 35... Kf5 36. Rxc3 Rxd4 {[#]} 37. Rf3+ $1 Rf4 38. Rxf4+ Kxf4 39. Rg3 {Rf3+ is the strong threat.} Ke4 (39... Rb8 $142 40. Rc3 Ke5 41. Rc5+ Kd6) 40. Rg4+ {White has a decisive advantage.} Kd5 41. f3 ({Less strong is} 41. Rxa4 Rxf2 42. Kd3 Rg2 $16 ) 41... Ra8 42. Kb2 {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Black "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C02"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2464"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,80,16,8,21,28,32,53,50,58,52,47,12,13,-7,54,49,43,18,43,3,69,4,26,18, 39,39,48,47,43,19,48,48,56,0,0,0,0,0,41,0,117,48,27,20,20,28,28,21,35,6,549, 522,2479,1649,2125,1731,29990,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qa5 (4... Nc6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. Be2 Nge7 7. O-O Ng6 8. g3 Be7 9. h4 O-O 10. h5 Nh8 11. h6 g6 12. c4 cxd4 13. cxd5 exd5 14. Na3 f6 15. exf6 Bxf6 16. Nb5 {0-1 (56) Grischuk,A (2750)-Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 5. dxc5 Qc7 6. Nf3 {C02: French: Advance Variation} Nc6 7. Be3 Nge7 8. Bd4 { White is slightly better.} Ng6 9. Bb5 Bd7 {[%cal Rc6e5]} 10. Bxc6 Qxc6 11. b4 b6 $146 (11... Qa6 $1 $11) ({Predecessor:} 11... a5 12. a4 Be7 13. O-O { 1-0 (53) Klokas,K (2175)-Skalkotas,N (2276) Nea Filadelfia 2008}) 12. cxb6 $14 axb6 13. O-O (13. a4 $5) 13... Be7 14. Nbd2 O-O (14... Ra3 $11) 15. g3 (15. a4 $1 $14) 15... Ra4 16. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Rfa8 17. h5 Nf8 18. h6 $1 g6 19. Nh2 Rxa2 20. Rxa2 Rxa2 21. Ndf3 (21. Ng4 $1 $14) 21... Qc4 $11 22. Qc1 Bb5 23. Qf4 Qd3 24. Bxb6 Qxc3 {[#]} (24... g5 $1 $11 25. Nxg5 Qg6) 25. Rc1 $40 {[%mdl 128] White is up to no good.} (25. Ng4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rg4f6]} Nd7 {[#]} 26. Ng5 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 25... Ra1 $1 $14 {[%cal Ra1c1]} 26. Rxa1 Qxa1+ 27. Kg2 Nd7 {[#]} 28. Bc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxc5 29. bxc5 {[%cal Bb4c5,Bc5c6] [%mdl 32] Strongly threatening Ng5.} Bd3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29... Bxc5 30. Ng5 $14) (29... Qc3 $1 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 30. c6 $18 Be4 31. Ng4 Kf8 32. Nf6 Bxf6 33. Qxf6 $2 (33. exf6 {mates} Bxf3+ 34. Qxf3 Ke8 35. Qb3 Qxf6 36. c7 Qd8 37. Qb5+ Ke7 38. Qb4+ Qd6 39. c8=N+ Kd7 40. Qxd6+ Kxc8 41. Qf8+ Kd7 42. Qxf7+ Kc6 43. Qxh7) 33... Ke8 $11 {The position is equal.} 34. Qh8+ Ke7 35. Qc8 Bxf3+ $1 36. Kxf3 {Qd7+ would kill now.} Qh1+ 37. Ke2 {White wants to mate with Qd7+. } Qe4+ $1 38. Kf1 {White threatens Qd7+ and mate.} Qh1+ 39. Ke2 {Threatening mate with Qd7+.} Qe4+ $1 40. Kf1 {Intending Qd7+ and mate.} Qh1+ {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 38%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2701"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,80,25,29,26,24,23,21,22,22,25,19,56,30,66,33,35,38,97,87,120,122,130, 121,130,130,130,130,145,121,121,68,83,74,74,74,77,68,68,73,113,125,120,115,108, 70,67,47,64,57,53,31,45,22,35,24,28,19,31,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 c5 7. dxc5 dxc5 8. Qxd8 {A49: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 g3: Anti-King's Indian systems} Rxd8 9. c3 Nc6 (9... Bf5 10. Be3 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Nd5 12. Nf1 Be4 13. Rad1 Nxe3 14. Nxe3 Nb6 15. Ng5 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Na4 17. Rb1 b5 {0-1 (45) Ivanchuk,V (2704)-Ponomariov,R (2714) Beijing 2014}) 10. Be3 {LiveBook: 5 Games. White has an edge.} c4 11. Na3 {[%cal Bb1a3,Ba3c4, Bc4d2,Bd2b3,Bb3c5,Bc5e6][%mdl 32]} Nd5 12. Nxc4 b5 13. Ncd2 Nxe3 14. fxe3 { [%cal Bf2e3,Be3e4][%mdl 32]} Bh6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Be6 15. Nf1 Rab8 { 1-0 (35) Obukhov,A (2485)-Saveljev,V (2296) Novosibirsk 2002}) 15. Kf2 e5 16. Red1 f5 $1 17. e4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} f4 (17... b4 $14) 18. Nb3 $16 Be6 19. gxf4 Bxf4 20. Nc5 Bg4 21. h3 Bxf3 22. Bxf3 b4 23. e3 Bg5 24. Ne6 (24. c4 $16) 24... Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Bh4+ 26. Ke2 bxc3 27. bxc3 Rc8 28. Rd7 Nd8 29. Nxd8 Bxd8 30. Rxa7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Black must now prevent Bg4. KRB-KRB} Bg5 31. Ra3 (31. Kd3 {is more complex.} Rd8+ 32. Kc4 Rc8+ 33. Kb3 Rb8+ 34. Kc2) 31... h5 32. Rb3 Ra8 33. Rb2 Kf7 34. Kf2 Bh4+ 35. Kg2 Bg5 36. Bd1 { Black should prevent Kf3.} Bxe3 37. a4 Rc8 38. Kf3 Rxc3 {The position is equal. } 39. Rb3 Bd4+ 40. Rxc3 Bxc3 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Dubov, Daniil"] [Black "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2696"] [BlackElo "2574"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "129"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,129,18,30,0,0,-10,-11,-18,-3,-11,-9,-18,0,-3,-6,0,11,-1,4,-5,-7,-10, -7,2,125,125,133,127,135,124,129,130,105,67,55,43,68,62,137,135,128,120,129, 128,136,139,132,100,146,130,132,129,139,147,146,134,145,127,157,165,129,97,127, 112,127,127,184,184,189,192,177,177,177,177,192,192,192,192,192,192,212,211, 209,115,124,118,117,104,156,152,212,212,222,198,191,0,191,191,357,347,368,368, 356,346,414,411,404,401,392,372,420,395,1693,987,1571,1223,1620,1620]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 Nd7 8. Nd2 {D43: Semi-Slav: 5 Bg5 h6} (8. Be2 g6 9. O-O Bg7 10. e4 dxc4 11. e5 Qe7 12. Bxc4 O-O 13. Qe2 b5 14. Bd3 Bb7 15. Be4 Rab8 16. Rac1 a6 17. Rfd1 Rfd8 18. a3 c5 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. Qe4 Rbb8 21. d5 exd5 22. Nxd5 Qe6 23. Nf4 Qe7 24. Nd5 Qe6 25. Nf4 Qe7 26. Nd5 {1/2-1/2 (26) Lenic,L (2662)-Van Wely,L (2656) chess.com INT 2018}) 8... g6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Qg6 9. g3 Be7 10. Bg2 O-O 11. O-O h5 12. h4 Nf6 13. Rc1 Qh6 14. Ne2 Bd6 15. Nf4 Rd8 {1/2-1/2 (44) Swatek,W (2099)-Markus,R (2170) ICCF email 2015}) 9. g3 Bg7 10. Bg2 {The position is equal.} O-O 11. O-O Qe7 12. Re1 Rd8 13. Qb3 Rb8 14. Rac1 Nf6 15. Qa4 a6 16. Qc2 b6 17. b4 dxc4 18. Nxc4 c5 (18... Nd5 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 19. bxc5 bxc5 {[#]} 20. Na5 $1 { [%cal Ra5c6] And now Nc6 would win.} Bd7 {[#]} 21. dxc5 $1 Rdc8 22. c6 Be8 23. Qa4 Rb4 24. Qa3 Bf8 25. Nb3 Qa7 (25... Qd8 $1 $14) 26. Qa5 $16 Qb6 27. Qxb6 Rxb6 28. Red1 Be7 29. Na4 Rb4 30. Nac5 Rb6 31. Nd7 Bxd7 32. cxd7 Rxc1 33. Nxc1 Bd8 34. Nb3 {Threatens to win with Na5.} e5 35. Na5 e4 36. Bh3 {aiming for Rc1. } Kf8 37. Nc4 Rc6 38. Nd6 Rc7 39. Rd4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} h5 (39... Nxd7 $16 40. Nxe4 Ke7) 40. Nxe4 $18 Nxe4 41. Rxe4 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame Black must now prevent Re8+. KRB-KRB} Be7 42. Rd4 Bd8 43. Bf1 Rc6 44. Re4 Be7 45. Ra4 Rd6 46. Rxa6 Rxd7 47. a4 h4 48. g4 ({Better is} 48. a5 $18) 48... h3 $16 49. Rc6 Rd2 50. Rc4 Bh4 (50... Ra2 $142 51. Bxh3 Bh4) 51. Rf4 (51. Bxh3 $6 Bxf2+ 52. Kh1 Bxe3 $11) 51... Ra2 {[#]} (51... Kg7 $16 { was necessary.} 52. a5 (52. Bxh3 Bg5 $18) 52... f6) 52. Rxf7+ $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Ke8 (52... Kxf7 53. Bc4+) 53. Rf3 Ke7 54. Rf7+ Ke8 $1 55. Rf4 g5 $2 ( 55... Ra1 {is a better defense.} 56. Rf3 Ra2) 56. Rf5 Ra1 57. a5 {[%cal Ba4a5, Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} Kd7 58. a6 Ke7 59. f4 gxf4 60. Rxf4 Bg5 61. Rf3 Ra4 62. Rxh3 Rxg4+ $2 (62... Ra2 63. e4 Bf6) 63. Rg3 {White is clearly winning.} Bxe3+ 64. Kg2 Rxg3+ 65. hxg3 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Black "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B91"] [WhiteElo "2689"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,116,25,35,29,33,27,33,40,25,37,31,33,31,45,37,25,10,15,-21,-14,-42, -50,-123,-77,-125,-125,-138,-135,-182,-182,-189,-178,-204,-197,-176,-180,-185, -179,-176,-170,-196,-169,-174,-182,-183,-183,-185,-174,-195,-171,-188,-179, -164,-193,-175,-188,-169,-187,-220,-210,-275,-273,-279,-216,-251,-243,-276, -278,-259,-257,-250,-243,-259,-243,-241,-225,-276,-276,-292,-292,-295,-287, -361,-316,-316,-316,-424,-424,-424,-416,-402,-358,-846,-820,-766,-534,-959, -899,-29966,-29966]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nde2 Be7 8. Bg2 O-O 9. a4 Nbd7 10. O-O {LiveBook: 40 Games} Nc5 {B91: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 g3} (10... b6 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. Qxd5 Qc7 13. Nc3 Bb7 14. Qd3 Nf6 15. Bg5 Ng4 16. Bd2 Nf6 17. Bg5 Ng4 18. Bd2 h6 {1/2-1/2 (32) Bartel,M (2609)-Navara,D (2737) Batumi 2018}) 11. Bg5 Be6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 {White is slightly better.} 13. Nd5 Bg5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Rc8 14. Nec3 Nd7 15. a5 Rc6 16. h4 g6 17. Qe2 Bg7 18. Rfd1 {1-0 (40) Roy Laguens,A (2167)-Torrijos Alhambra,J (2158) ICCF email 2013}) 14. Nec3 Rc8 15. a5 Nd7 {[%cal Bc5d7,Bd7b8, Bb8c6][%mdl 32]} 16. Qe2 Nb8 17. Nb6 Rc5 18. Rfd1 Nc6 19. Nca4 Rxa5 {Strongly threatening ...Nd4.} 20. c4 (20. h4 $15 Bh6 21. Qd3) 20... Qb8 21. b3 Bd8 22. Rab1 Nd4 23. Rxd4 exd4 24. b4 {[#]} Bxb6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 25. Nxb6 Ra3 { Threatens to win with ...Qc7.} 26. Qd2 Qc7 27. Qxd4 a5 28. bxa5 Rxa5 29. f4 Rc5 {[%cal Re6c4]} 30. Bf1 {[#]} f6 $1 31. h4 Rd8 32. Qd2 Bf7 33. Kh2 Re8 34. Bd3 Qc6 35. Rb2 Bg6 36. Bc2 {[#]} Qc7 $1 37. f5 Bf7 38. Kh3 h6 39. Qd4 Ra5 40. Bd3 Re7 41. Rb3 Qc6 42. Bb1 Rae5 43. Re3 {[%cal Bb3e3,Be3e2,Be2b2][%mdl 32]} Kh8 44. Bd3 Qc7 45. Re2 Rc5 46. Rb2 Qc6 47. Kh2 Ra5 {[%cal Bc5a5,Ba5a3,Ba3f3][%mdl 32]} 48. Kh3 Ra3 49. Kh2 Re5 50. Bb1 Rc5 {[%cal Rf7c4]} 51. Bd3 Rca5 52. Bb1 Rf3 53. Nd5 Bxd5 54. exd5 Qc5 55. Qe4 $2 (55. Qxc5 Rxc5 56. Kg2) 55... Re3 $19 56. Qg4 Re7 57. Bd3 Ra1 58. Bb1 Re1 {Precision: White = 32%, Black = 82%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Black "Stupak, Kirill"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C18"] [WhiteElo "2674"] [BlackElo "2556"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,95,22,33,0,12,0,47,0,49,49,49,43,63,56,59,64,66,56,56,57,68,66,112, 112,108,102,184,122,197,167,185,0,0,0,152,167,191,151,508,510,491,360,347,342, 316,341,837,116,117,116,116,116,133,116,125,117,117,133,145,154,141,137,133, 133,179,186,198,189,322,323,414,425,487,470,468,440]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qa5 7. Bd2 Qa4 8. Qg4 g6 9. Bd3 {C18: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 h4 and 7 Qg4} (9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Be2 b6 11. O-O cxd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4 13. cxd4 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Qxa6 15. c4 Ne7 16. Bb4 Qb7 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. cxd5 exd5 {1-0 (50) Bobras,P (2523)-Socko,B (2613) Bialystok 2016}) 9... Nc6 10. Nf3 c4 11. Be2 Bd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. Qf4 h6 13. Ra2 Rh7 14. Qh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. h4 O-O-O 15. Nh2 Re8 16. h5 g5 {1-0 (44) Shyam,S (2484) -Krishna,C (2327) Chennai 2012}) 14... Nge7 15. Ng5 Rh8 16. Bg4 Qa5 17. O-O Ng8 18. Rb1 b6 19. Nf3 Qa4 20. Bg5 Rh7 21. Re1 Rg7 22. Bf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6g7]} (22. Bxh6 $2 Rh7 $19) 22... Nxf6 23. exf6 (23. Qxf6 $6 Kf8 $11) 23... Rh7 (23... Rg8 $16) 24. Qh3 ({White should try} 24. Ng5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rg5h7]} Rh8 25. Bxe6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxe6 26. Nxe6 fxe6 27. Rxe6+ Kd7 28. Qg4) 24... Rh8 (24... O-O-O $16) 25. Ng5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rg5f7]} Nd8 26. Nf3 $2 ({White has to play} 26. f4 $1 $18) 26... Nc6 $11 27. Ng5 $2 (27. Nd2 $11) 27... Nd8 $16 28. f4 $1 Kf8 29. Nf3 $1 Nc6 $2 (29... Nb7 $16) 30. Qg3 $18 Rd8 {[#]} 31. f5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} exf5 32. Qc7 {Black must now prevent Re7!} Kg8 (32... fxg4 $2 33. Ne5 $18) 33. Re7 ( {Stronger than} 33. Ne5 Nxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. Rxe5 (34. Qxd8+ Kh7 $15) 34... Rc8 $15) 33... Be8 $2 ({Of course not} 33... fxg4 34. Ne5 $18 (34. Rxd7 Rf8 $16 )) (33... Nxe7 34. Qxd8+ Kh7 35. Qxe7 Be6) 34. Bxf5 $2 (34. Ne5 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Nxe7 35. Qxd8) 34... Nxe7 $16 35. Qxe7 gxf5 36. Qxd8 {aiming for Ne5.} Qd7 37. Qb8 {Intending Qg3+ and mate.} Kh7 {[#]} 38. Ra1 $1 Qc6 39. Qe5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White wants a kill.} Bd7 40. Qe7 {[%cal Re7f7]} Be6 41. Ne5 Qe8 42. Qxa7 Qb8 43. Qxb8 Rxb8 44. Kf2 f4 (44... b5 $142 45. Nc6 Rb6) 45. Kf3 $18 Rg8 46. a4 Bf5 47. Kxf4 Bxc2 48. Nd7 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Paravyan, David"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2631"] [BlackElo "2680"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,81,28,30,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,-20,0,0,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,-31,0,0,9,0,58,47,45,28,40,44,37,6,6,6,8,8,7,8,8,8,28,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 Re8 9. d4 {C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} b5 10. Bc2 exd4 11. cxd4 Bg4 {White should prevent ...Nxd4!} 12. h3 Bh5 $1 13. g4 {[#]} Nxg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Bg6 14. Re1 h5 15. e5 Bxc2 16. Qxc2 Nb4 { 0-1 (77) Dominguez Perez,L (2751)-Svidler,P (2732) Baku 2014}) 14. hxg4 Bxg4 { [#] Threatens to win with ...Nxd4!} 15. Nb3 Qd7 {And now ...Bh5 would win.} 16. Kh2 Qe6 17. Be3 Qg6 18. Rh1 d5 19. e5 Bxf3 $1 {[%csl Gf3][%cal Rg6g2]} 20. Bxg6 Bxd1 21. Bxh7+ Kxh7 22. Raxd1 Nd8 23. Kg3+ Kg6 24. Rdg1 {White threatens Kf4+ and mate.} Ne6 25. Kf3+ Kf5 26. Na5 {White wants to play Rh5+.} c5 27. Nc6 { Black must now prevent dxc5.} Bg5 28. dxc5 {Strongly threatening Bxg5.} Bxe3 ({ Better is} 28... Rac8 $11 29. Nd4+ Nxd4+ 30. Bxd4 Rh8) 29. Kxe3 $14 {Hoping for Rh5+.} Rac8 30. Rh5+ g5 31. Nd4+ Kxe5 {[#]} 32. f4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxf4 33. Rgxg5+ Kf6+ 34. Kxf4 Re4+ 35. Kf3 Rxd4 36. Rxd5 $11 {KRR-KRR} Rc4 37. a3 a5 {The position is equal.} 38. Rhf5+ Kg6 39. Rg5+ Kf6 40. Rgf5+ Kg6 41. Rg5+ { Precision: White = 61%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Black "Lomasov, Semen"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2550"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,107,23,41,40,40,23,38,30,22,5,29,28,29,8,16,0,0,0,10,0,0,0,0,-4,0,2, 16,7,16,0,10,0,14,9,29,44,46,46,82,22,18,16,47,46,73,74,74,74,74,75,117,80,125, 125,125,116,125,123,125,109,130,125,292,267,350,345,516,522,510,509,547,533, 529,535,539,539,621,621,618,610,600,592,564,548,722,726,715,720,701,673,687, 687,1163,900,2267,1932,5319,3565]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O c5 5. d3 d6 6. e4 {A04: Unusual lines after 1 Nf3 and King's Indian Attack} Nbd7 { LiveBook: 24 Games} (6... e6 7. Re1 Be7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. c3 Nc6 10. a3 Rc8 11. d4 cxd4 12. cxd4 b5 13. e5 Nd5 14. Ne4 b4 15. Qd3 dxe5 16. dxe5 Nb6 17. Nd6 Rc7 { 0-1 (37) Amin,B (2689)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) Riadh 2017}) 7. Nfd2 e6 8. Re1 {White is slightly better.} Qc7 9. Nc3 a6 10. a4 Be7 11. Nc4 O-O 12. Bf4 $146 ( {Predecessor:} 12. f4) 12... Ne5 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bd2 Rad8 15. Ne3 Nc6 16. Ne2 Rfe8 17. Nf4 Bf8 18. c3 Ne7 19. c4 Nc6 20. Bc3 {Bxf6 is the strong threat.} Nd7 21. Ne2 Qb8 22. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Ba8 23. f5 e5 24. Bd2 b5 25. b3 ({White should try} 25. axb5 $16 axb5 26. b3) 25... bxc4 $11 26. bxc4 Nb4 27. Bc1 a5 28. Nc3 Be7 29. Rb1 Nf6 30. Rb2 Nh7 31. h4 Bc6 32. Bf1 Rd7 33. Ree2 Qd8 34. Rh2 Rb7 35. Qe1 Qd7 36. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Bxa4 $2 {[#]} (36... f6 $16 {was called for.}) 37. g5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Bf8 (37... hxg5 38. hxg5 Nxg5 39. Qe2 $18) 38. gxh6 f6 (38... Kh8 $142 39. Rbg2 Bc6) 39. Rbg2 { White is clearly winning.} Bc6 40. Rg6 Kf7 41. hxg7 Bxg7 42. Rhg2 Bf8 43. Qd1 Re7 44. Qh5 {[%csl Gh5][%cal Rg6h6]} Ke8 45. Ng4 Kd8 46. Nxf6 Nxf6 47. Rxf6 Re8 48. Bh6 Bxh6 49. Qxh6 Kc8 50. Rxd6 Qc7 51. Rgg6 Bd7 52. Rg7 Rd8 {[#]} 53. Nb5 $1 Qb8 (53... Bxb5 54. Rxc7+) 54. Bh3 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2760"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,79,50,46,42,30,40,29,31,0,3,0,16,0,8,-11,-25,-11,-10,-20,-19,-22,-24, -22,0,-74,-65,-55,-47,-60,-50,-43,-60,-33,-18,-33,0,0,37,27,38,25,22,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-6,-2,-16,-9,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bf4 c5 4. f3 Qa5+ 5. c3 Nf6 6. Nd2 cxd4 7. Nb3 Qb6 8. Qxd4 Nc6 9. Qxb6 axb6 10. Nd4 Ra5 {A45: Trompowsky Attack} (10... e5 11. Nxc6 exf4 12. Nd4 d5 13. g3 Bd6 14. Kf2 Nh5 15. gxf4 Nxf4 16. e3 Ne6 17. Bb5+ Kf8 18. Nge2 g6 {1-0 (61) Vitiugov,N (2726) -Adhiban,B (2666) Doha 2016}) 11. b4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Ra4 12. e4 Nxd4 { White has an edge.} 13. cxd4 e6 14. Bb5 Rxb4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Bxb4+ 15. Kf1 Ra8 16. Ne2 O-O 17. a4 d5 18. e5 {0-1 (27) Andreazza,A (1976)-Benassi, A (2060) IECG email 1999}) 15. a4 {[#] Strongly threatening Rc1.} Rxd4 16. Ne2 Rb4 17. Kd2 Bc5 18. Kc2 Ke7 19. Bd2 d5 20. Bxb4 Bxb4 21. Kb3 Bc5 22. e5 (22. exd5 $11 Nxd5 23. Nc3) 22... Nd7 $17 23. f4 Rg8 24. g3 g5 25. Rhe1 Be3 26. Kc2 Nc5 27. Ra3 d4 28. Rd1 gxf4 29. Nxd4 f6 30. gxf4 Bxf4 31. exf6+ {The position is equal.} Kxf6 32. Ne2 e5 33. Nxf4 exf4 34. Rf3 Bf5+ 35. Kc3 Ke5 36. Bc4 Rc8 37. Kb4 Na6+ 38. Kc3 Nc5 39. Kb4 Na6+ 40. Kc3 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 84%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2504"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "154"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,154,23,23,27,21,19,30,24,37,29,24,20,22,33,32,11,18,23,22,76,73,81, 76,62,60,91,28,13,0,0,0,0,-28,0,-18,-46,-49,-33,-75,-67,-86,-18,-35,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,-47,-25,-172,-174,-226,-226,-226,-221,-259,-260,-247,0,0,0,-48,0, -379,-368,-350,-323,-442,-450,-565,-543,-514,-86,-86,-91,-91,-91,-84,-88,-79, -77,-77,-77,-77,-77,-84,-77,-82,-80,-92,-70,-75,-78,-147,0,0,0,0,0,-59,-71,-77, -79,-29971,-29972,-29972,-29972,-29962,-29954,-29980,-29981,-29979,-29980, -29986,-29983,-29983,-29984,-29985,-29986,-29995,-29996,-29996,-29996,-29996, -29997]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. c3 Na5 8. Bb5 a6 9. Ba4 b5 10. Bc2 c5 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. Nf1 h6 13. d4 {LiveBook: 50 Games. C90: Closed Ruy Lopez with 7...d6: Early deviations} (13. Ng3 Bf8 14. h3 g6 15. d4 exd4 16. cxd4 Bg7 17. b3 Nc6 18. Be3 cxd4 19. Nxd4 Bb7 20. Qd2 Qa5 21. Nxc6 Qxd2 22. Bxd2 Bxc6 {1/2-1/2 (41) Predke,A (2579)-Jakovenko,D (2709) Novi Sad 2016}) 13... exd4 14. cxd4 Bg4 15. d5 {The position is equal.} Nc4 16. h3 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Nd7 18. b3 Nce5 19. Qd1 Bf6 20. Rb1 c4 21. f4 $146 Nd3 (21... cxb3 $11 22. axb3 Ng6) 22. Bxd3 $16 cxd3 23. Qxd3 Qa5 24. Bd2 Qa3 25. Rbc1 (25. Ng3 $16) 25... Nc5 $11 {[%cal Bd7c5,Bc5b3,Bb3a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32]} 26. Qf3 Bd4+ 27. Kh2 Qxa2 28. Be3 Nxb3 29. Rc6 Bxe3 30. Qxe3 Na5 31. Rcc1 Nc4 32. Qd4 $1 f6 ({Black should play} 32... Qa3 $17 {Black wants to play ...Qc5.} 33. Ng3 Qc5) 33. Ng3 Qd2 34. Rxc4 Qxe1 35. Rc7 $1 Rf8 36. Qb6 Kh8 37. Qxd6 Rg8 38. Qe6 Rae8 39. Qf5 b4 {Hoping for ...b3.} 40. d6 (40. e5 $1 $11 {and White is okay.} fxe5 41. Nh5 exf4 42. Nxf4) 40... b3 41. d7 (41. Rb7 $142) 41... Rd8 $1 $19 { White must now prevent ...b2.} 42. Rb7 Qd2 43. Nh5 b2 44. e5 {[#]} b1=Q $1 45. Qxb1 $11 (45. Rxb1 Qxd7) 45... fxe5 46. Qf5 e4 {Threatens to win with ...Qd6.} (46... Rgf8 $5 {[%cal Rf8f5]} 47. Qxe5 Rxd7 $17) 47. Qxe4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (47. Rb6 $11 Qxd7 48. Qe5) 47... Rxd7 $19 48. Rb6 {[#] intending Qe5.} Rd6 $1 { [%cal Rd6b6]} 49. Rb7 Qd5 50. Qxd5 Rxd5 51. g4 Rxh5 $2 (51... Rc8 $19 {has better winning chances. Strongly threatening ...Rc2+.} 52. Rb3 a5) 52. gxh5 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame [#] KR-KR} Ra8 $1 53. Rb4 a5 54. Ra4 Kg8 55. Kg3 Kf7 56. Kf3 Ke6 57. Ke4 Ra6 58. Kd4 Kf5 59. Ke3 Ra7 60. Kd3 Ke6 61. Ke4 Ra8 62. f5+ ( 62. Kd3 $142) 62... Kd6 ({Better is} 62... Kf6 $17 63. Kf4 Ra7) 63. f6 $1 $11 gxf6 64. Kf5 Ra6 {...Kc5 is the strong threat.} 65. Kxf6 (65. Kg6 $11) 65... Kc5+ 66. Kg7 Kb5 67. Rf4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (67. Ra1 $17) 67... a4 {Black mates.} 68. Rf5+ Kc4 69. Rf4+ Kd5 70. Rxa4 Rxa4 71. Kxh6 {KR-KPP} Ke6 72. Kg7 Ra7+ 73. Kg6 Ra3 74. h6 Rg3+ 75. Kh7 Kf7 76. Kh8 Rg8+ 77. Kh7 Rg6 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Antipov, Mikhail Al."] [Black "Motylev, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2597"] [BlackElo "2660"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,80,41,21,68,66,104,97,108,95,126,110,126,108,182,164,175,169,191,175, 186,189,177,128,130,131,128,125,95,41,94,95,76,83,208,182,198,190,365,390,491, 498,450,394,387,385,379,362,371,351,307,68,518,502,614,589,572,557,516]} 1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 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} a6 (9... Be7 10. g3 Nbd7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. O-O-O a5 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Qc2 a4 15. e4 a3 16. e5 axb2+ {0-1 (59) Le, Q (2737)-Mamedov,R (2709) Huaian 2017}) 10. g3 Be7 11. Rc1 dxc4 12. Bxc4 b5 13. Be2 {LiveBook: 4 Games} c5 14. dxc5 Nc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Nbd7 15. Qd1 b4 16. Na4 Nxc5 17. Nxg6 hxg6 {1/2-1/2 (35) Neubauer,M (2415)-Bluebaum,M (2428) Sibenik 2012}) 15. Nxg6 hxg6 16. Qc2 Nb4 17. Qb1 $1 Rd8 18. a3 $1 {[%cal Ra3b4] } Nbd5 (18... Nc6 $16 {might work better.}) 19. Nd1 $1 $18 Nd7 20. b4 Ne5 21. f4 Nc6 22. Nc3 Nf6 23. Bf3 g5 24. Ne4 ({But not} 24. fxg5 $6 Ne5 $14) 24... gxf4 25. gxf4 Nd5 26. Qc2 (26. h4 $16) 26... Kf8 (26... f5 $14) 27. O-O g5 28. Qb2 {[%cal Rb2h8]} Rg8 (28... Rh7 $16 {was necessary.}) 29. Kh1 ({Don't play} 29. Nxg5 $6 Ne5 $14) 29... gxf4 30. exf4 {Threatens to win with Rg1.} Nxf4 $2 { [#]} (30... f5) 31. Nd6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} e5 (31... Bxd6 32. cxd6) 32. Bxf4 exf4 33. Rg1 Rxg1+ 34. Rxg1 {[%cal Rb2h8]} Bxd6 35. cxd6 Rxd6 36. Qg7+ Ke7 {[#]} 37. Qg5+ $2 $40 {[%mdl 128] White is up to no good.} (37. Re1+ $1 $18 Re6 38. Rxe6+ Kxe6 39. Bg4+ Ke7 40. Qg5+ Ke8 41. Qc5) 37... Kf8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (37... Ke8 $14) 38. Qc5 $1 {White is clearly winning.} Ke7 39. Rc1 Kd7 40. h4 { Black must now prevent Bxc6+.} Ke7 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Black "Palachev, Petr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2395"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,92,17,14,18,26,43,38,41,43,33,47,39,30,32,17,42,24,21,21,37,27,41,13, 23,15,44,22,26,21,40,26,45,49,51,18,77,13,68,66,45,32,18,-7,0,-11,0,0,0,-25, -37,-23,-27,-32,-29,-86,-88,-131,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-31,-35,-19,0,-75,-45,-62,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. b3 d5 4. Bb2 b6 (4... Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 exd5 9. d4 Qa5+ 10. Qd2 Qxd2+ 11. Kxd2 Nc6 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. Bb5 Bb4+ 14. Ke2 Be6 15. Rac1 Rac8 {1-0 (55) Carlsen,M (2834)-Giri,A (2752) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 5. g3 Bb7 6. Bg2 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} c5 7. O-O Be7 8. cxd5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Bxd5 9. Nc3 Bc6 10. d4 Nbd7 11. dxc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qd2 O-O 12. Rad1 Qc8 13. Ne5 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 cxd4 15. Qxd4 Nxe5 16. Qxe5 {1/2-1/2 (22) Fassmann,K (1986)-Goldinger,J (1849) Magdeburg 2015}) 11... Bxc5 12. e4 O-O 13. Qe2 e5 14. Rad1 {[#] Nxe5! is the strong threat.} Qb8 15. Nd5 Re8 16. Nd2 a5 17. Nc4 a4 18. Bc3 axb3 19. axb3 Ra7 20. b4 Bf8 $1 21. Nce3 Rc8 {[#] White must now prevent ...Bxd5.} 22. Rc1 Nxd5 23. exd5 Ba4 24. Qd3 g6 (24... Re8 $11 {remains equal.}) 25. Rfe1 (25. f4 $16) 25... Re8 (25... Bd6 $11) 26. Qd2 $14 h5 27. Bb2 Qd6 28. Bc3 Rc7 29. Qa2 b5 30. Bd2 Rec8 31. Rc6 Rxc6 32. dxc6 Nb8 33. Bd5 Rc7 34. Rc1 (34. Bg2 $11) 34... Nxc6 $17 35. Rc5 Nxb4 (35... Qf6 $17 36. Rxc6 Rxc6 37. Bxc6 Qxc6) 36. Bxb4 $11 Rxc5 37. Bxf7+ Kg7 {Threatens to win with ...Rc1+.} 38. Bxc5 Qxc5 39. Bd5 Qc7 40. Be4 Bc5 41. Nd5 (41. Qe6 $11 {keeps the balance.} Qd6 42. Qe8) 41... Qf7 42. Kg2 $1 Bb3 ({Black should try} 42... Qd7 $15) 43. Qb2 {The position is equal.} Bxd5 44. Qxe5+ Qf6 45. Qxf6+ Kxf6 46. Bxd5 b4 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 42%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Black "Shirov, Alexei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D47"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2644"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,61,0,0,0,0,0,89,92,89,77,81,73,102,109,165,165,152,151,152,152,159, 166,152,153,180,178,352,261,394,386,506,485,481,452,789,800,764,756,5769,5433] } 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 {[%cal Be2e3,Be3e4][%mdl 32]} Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O a6 10. e4 c5 11. d5 Qc7 12. dxe6 fxe6 13. Ne2 {D48: Semi-Slav: Meran System: 7...b5 8 Bd3 a6} (13. Ng5 Qc6 14. Be2 Rd8 15. a4 b4 16. Nb1 Ne5 17. Nd2 h6 18. f4 hxg5 19. fxe5 Qc7 20. Qb3 Qxe5 {0-1 (46) Wang,H (2709)-Ding,L (2777) Huaian 2017}) 13... Bd6 14. a4 $1 { [%cal Ra4b5]} Nxe4 {[#]} (14... O-O $11) 15. Bxe4 $146 {White is better.} ({ Predecessor:} 15. axb5 axb5 16. Rxa8+ Bxa8 17. Bxb5 O-O 18. Bc4 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Bxe5 20. Ng3 Nxg3 21. Bxe6+ {1/2-1/2 (29) Oparin,G (2543)-Shirov,A (2675) Moscow 2014}) 15... Bxe4 16. Nc3 Bb7 17. Re1 $1 {[%cal Re1e6]} O-O {Strongly threatening ...Bxf3.} 18. Rxe6 Ne5 (18... Rxf3 $16 19. Qxd6 (19. Rxd6 Rf7 $16) 19... Qxd6 20. Rxd6 Rf7) 19. Qxd6 $18 Nxf3+ 20. gxf3 Qf7 {[#]} 21. Re3 $1 b4 { [#]} 22. Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4g5] Hoping for Ng5.} Rad8 23. Qg3 Rd1+ 24. Kg2 { [%cal Bg1g2,Bg2h3,Bh3h4][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent Nd6.} b3 $2 (24... Bxe4 {is a better defense.} 25. Rxe4 (25. fxe4 Qc4 $17) 25... h5) 25. Rc3 c4 ( 25... Bxe4 {was called for.} 26. fxe4 c4) 26. Nd6 Qe7 27. Nxb7 {White is clearly winning.} Qe2 {[%csl Gd1][%cal Re2f1]} 28. Kh3 Rf5 (28... Qf1+ $142 29. Qg2 Qe2) 29. Re3 Qf1+ 30. Kh4 Rxc1 31. Re8+ {Precision: White = 100%, Black = 29%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Black "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D97"] [WhiteElo "2573"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,75,57,84,121,116,110,102,106,94,176,139,277,214,219,234,273,269,281, 261,286,271,282,265,281,276,289,252,338,345,364,349,341,350,393,395,418,422, 439,438,550,544,614,607,583,523,571,555,613,482,863,832,29981,29982,29974, 29975]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 dxc4 6. Qxc4 O-O 7. e4 a6 8. e5 b5 9. Qb3 Nfd7 10. e6 fxe6 11. Be3 Nb6 {D97: Grünfeld: Russian System: 7 e4, replies other than 7...Bg4} (11... Nf6 12. h4 c5 13. dxc5 Nc6 14. Be2 Qc7 15. Ng5 Qe5 16. O-O-O Na5 17. Qa3 Nc4 18. Bxc4 bxc4 19. c6 Rb8 {1-0 (45) Indjic,A (2560)-Kulaots,K (2590) Moscow 2017}) 12. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 19 Games} Nd5 {[#]} 13. h5 $1 Nxe3 {White is better.} 14. fxe3 Qd6 15. O-O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Ne4 Qd5 16. Bd3 Qxb3 17. axb3 Nc6 18. hxg6 h6 19. Nc5 {1-0 (29) Nikolaev,Y (2096)-Khakimov,T (2346) St Petersburg 2008}) 15... b4 (15... h6 $16 {might work better.}) 16. Ne4 Qd5 (16... Qc6+ $16 17. Nc5 Nd7) 17. Nc5 Qxb3 18. axb3 Bh6 19. Kd2 {[#] aiming for hxg6.} g5 20. Bc4 a5 21. Ne5 ({But not} 21. Bxe6+ $6 Bxe6 22. Nxe6 Rf5 $16) 21... Na6 { With the idea ...Nxc5.} 22. Nxe6 Bxe6 23. Bxe6+ Kh8 24. Ke2 Rf6 25. Bd5 Re8 26. Ra1 c5 27. Rxa5 cxd4 28. Bc6 d3+ 29. Kd1 Rc8 30. Rxa6 Re6 31. Ra5 Rxe5 32. Rxe5 Rxc6 $18 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} 33. Kd2 Rc2+ 34. Kxd3 Rxb2 35. Rxe7 Bf8 (35... g4 $142 36. Rd1 Bf8) 36. Re8 {And now Rf1 would win.} Rxb3+ 37. Kd4 Kg7 38. Rf1 {Precision: White = 96%, Black = 25%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E18"] [WhiteElo "2570"] [BlackElo "2393"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,89,-1,27,27,22,24,28,38,27,21,39,45,56,58,68,60,61,52,60,56,56,55,60, 50,70,70,76,69,86,70,87,83,110,110,198,138,145,143,146,149,136,138,298,289,433, 213,200,158,164,157,158,166,165,153,164,149,159,168,190,108,110,0,121,109,162, 147,160,167,296,293,519,519,1469,1410,1200,383]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. d4 Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. O-O Ne4 8. Bd2 f5 9. Ne5 {E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} (9. Qc2 Nxc3 10. Qxc3 Bf6 11. Rad1 Nc6 12. Qe3 Ne7 13. Bc3 Qe8 14. Ne1 Bxg2 15. Nxg2 Ng6 16. Qd3 Rd8 17. e4 fxe4 18. Qxe4 {1/2-1/2 (41) Aronian,L (2780)-Ivanchuk,V (2757) Leuven 2017}) 9... Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 {White has an edge.} Bf6 12. Nf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Qa4 Qe8 13. Rfd1 d6 14. Qxe8 Rxe8 15. Nd3 Nc6 16. e3 Kf7 {1/2-1/2 (31) Maghsoodloo,P (2570)-David,A (2571) Mumbai 2018}) 12... d6 13. Qd3 Nd7 14. e4 fxe4 15. Qxe4 Re8 16. Rfe1 a5 17. Re3 Nf8 18. Rae1 Qd7 19. Qd3 Qa4 20. b3 Qd7 $1 21. h4 Qf7 22. Nh2 Qh5 23. Qe4 Rad8 24. Ng4 d5 (24... Nd7 $16 25. Qf3 Qf7) 25. Qf4 ({White should play} 25. Qf3 $18 Qg6 26. cxd5 Rxd5 27. Nxf6+ Qxf6 28. Qxd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} exd5 29. Rxe8) 25... Be7 $16 26. Qf3 { Threatens to win with Nf6+!} Qf7 27. Qe2 Bf6 28. h5 c5 $2 (28... h6 $16 29. Nxf6+ gxf6) 29. Rf3 $18 Qe7 {[#]} (29... Kh8 $142 30. h6 Qe7 31. hxg7+ Bxg7) 30. Nxf6+ (30. Rxf6 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxf6 31. Qf3 (31. Nh6+ Kh8 $11)) 30... gxf6 31. cxd5 Rxd5 32. dxc5 Qxc5 33. Bxf6 Rxh5 34. Qe4 Qd5 35. Rd3 Qxe4+ 36. Rxe4 Rc8 37. Rd8 ({White should try} 37. Rd6 $18) 37... Rhc5 $16 38. Rd3 (38. Rg4+ $16 Kf7 39. Rf4) 38... Rf5 (38... Rh5 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 39. Bd4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Rc2 (39... Rd5 $16 {was worth a try. }) 40. Bxb6 $18 Rxa2 41. Rd8 Ra3 (41... Kf7 $142 42. Rc4 Ke7) 42. Bd4 { Intending Rg4+ and mate.} Kf7 $2 (42... h5 43. Rxe6 Rxb3) 43. g4 {White is clearly winning.} Rd5 (43... Ke7 $142 44. Rxf8 Rxf8) 44. Rf4+ Ke7 45. Bf6+ { Precision: White = 68%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Popov, Valerij"] [Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A26"] [WhiteElo "2528"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,63,15,14,21,-6,-6,-6,-14,-7,-7,-29,-8,-97,-118,-113,6,6,9,12,5,5,4,5, 41,0,122,79,72,62,128,75,131,132,476,475,693,701,933,933,920,913,892,887,1142, 1110,29982,29974,29994,29995]} 1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. e4 f5 7. Nge2 Nh6 8. O-O O-O {A26: English Opening vs King's Indian with ... Nc6 and d3} 9. Nd5 {LiveBook: 13 Games} Nf7 10. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Be3 Ne7 11. Nxe7+ Qxe7 12. exf5 gxf5 13. Qd2 c6 14. f4 Kh8 15. Rae1 Be6 16. Nc3 {1-0 (32) Markowski,T (2530)-Vinogradov,S (2200) Vienna 1995}) 10... fxe4 { The position is equal.} 11. dxe4 Nd4 12. Nxd4 exd4 13. b3 g5 14. Qh5 (14. f4 $11) 14... c6 $17 15. e5 {[#]} dxe5 ({Much weaker is} 15... cxd5 $6 16. e6 $11) (15... Re8 $1 $17 {Hoping for ...Bf5.} 16. Bd2 (16. Be4 cxd5 17. Qxh7+ Kf8 $17) 16... cxd5 17. Bxd5 Be6 18. Bxb7 dxe5) 16. Be4 $11 {[%csl Ge4][%cal Rh5h7]} Bh6 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 17. h4 cxd5 18. Bxd5 {Threatens to win with hxg5.} Bg7 $1 {Strongly threatening ...Qd6.} 19. Be4 $1 {[%csl Ge4] [%cal Rh5h7]} Nh6 {And now ...Qf6 would win.} 20. hxg5 Rf5 (20... Qa5 $1 $11 { remains equal.} 21. Rf1 Nf5) 21. g4 {[#]} Nxg4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 22. Qxg4 Qf8 ( 22... Qa5 $1 $14 23. Re2 Rf8) 23. Qh4 (23. f3 $142) 23... Bd7 (23... Qd6 $142) 24. Bxb7 $16 {Black must now prevent Bd5+.} Qb4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (24... Rc8 $16 {is tougher.}) 25. Bd5+ $18 Kh8 (25... Rf7 $142) 26. Re2 Raf8 27. g6 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rh4h7]} ({Less strong is} 27. Be4 Be8 $18) 27... h5 28. Bg5 Rxg5+ 29. Qxg5 Bg4 30. Rxe5 Qc3 31. Rf1 d3 32. Re7 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 22%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Black "Natacheev, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B34"] [WhiteElo "2525"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "135"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,135,0,0,26,18,55,63,62,45,60,54,74,68,72,50,183,171,162,170,155,146, 144,143,196,183,177,193,201,196,266,251,277,277,280,262,235,119,361,333,488, 498,497,487,654,611,572,505,482,181,489,237,726,430,374,218,216,204,203,199, 199,198,197,152,237,237,233,233,237,237,237,237,237,237,236,232,228,225,225, 231,253,241,260,260,253,248,475,470,12834,12835,12841,12841,12841,12842,12842, 12843,12843,12843,12844,12843,12843,12840,12841,12841,12841,12842,12842,12843, 12845,12843,12848,12848,12849,12842]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5 8. exd5 Nb8 9. a4 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Nd7 12. Be3 a6 {B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations} 13. Na3 { LiveBook: 10 Games} b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Bg5 14. Bxg5 Qxg5 15. Nc4 Qe7 16. a5 Rb8 17. b4 Nf6 18. Nb6 Nd7 19. c4 Nxb6 20. axb6 {1-0 (31) Aagaard,J (2528)-Hossain,E (2494) Dresden 2008}) 14. a5 b5 {The position is equal.} 15. c4 bxc4 16. Nxc4 Bb7 17. Ra3 Rc8 18. Rb3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Rc7 19. Nb6 Nc5 (19... f5 $14) 20. Rc3 $18 {[#] Black must now prevent Qc2.} Ne4 21. Rxc7 Qxc7 22. Bc4 f5 23. Qd3 h6 (23... Bd8 $16) 24. b4 Bd8 25. f3 (25. Bxa6 Bxa6 26. Qxa6 f4 $11) 25... Ng5 26. b5 axb5 (26... Bc8 { might work better.} 27. Nxc8 (27. bxa6 f4 $16) 27... axb5) 27. Bxb5 e4 28. fxe4 Nxe4 {[#]} 29. Rc1 $1 {[%cal Rc1c7]} Qf7 30. Bd7 ({Better is} 30. a6 $18) 30... Kh8 $2 (30... Bxb6 $2 31. Be6 $18 (31. axb6 Qxd7 32. Rc7 Qa4 $11)) (30... Ng5 $16) 31. Be6 Qe7 (31... Qh5 $142 32. a6 Bxa6 33. Qxa6 Bg5) 32. Nd7 Re8 33. a6 Ba8 34. Rc8 Ba5 35. Rxe8+ Qxe8 36. Qb5 $2 (36. Bxf5 Nc3 37. Bd2 Ne2+ 38. Kf2) 36... Bc7 $2 (36... Nc3 {is more resistant.} 37. Qxa5 Nxd5) 37. a7 (37. Qf1 $142 Qh5 38. Qc1) 37... Qd8 $2 (37... Nc3 38. Qb8 Qd8) 38. Qb8 Nf6 39. Bb6 (39. Qxd8+ $142 Bxd8 40. Bxf5) 39... Bxb8 40. axb8=Q ({Inferior is} 40. Bxd8 Bxa7+ 41. Bb6 Bxb6+ 42. Nxb6 Bb7 $15) 40... Qxb8 41. Nxb8 {Strongly threatening Nc6.} Nxd5 42. Bxd5 Bxd5 43. Bc7 Kg8 (43... f4 $16 {was worth a try.} 44. Kf2 g5 45. Bxd6 Kg7) 44. Bxd6 Kf7 45. g3 Bc4 46. Nc6 Bd5 47. Nd4 Kf6 48. Kf2 g5 49. Ke3 Bb7 50. Bf8 Kg6 51. Nf3 Bc8 52. Ne5+ Kf6 53. Kd4 ({Weaker is} 53. Bxh6 Kxe5 54. Bxg5 f4+ 55. Bxf4+ (55. gxf4+ Kf5 $11) 55... Kf6 $14) 53... h5 54. Bh6 Bb7 $2 ( 54... h4 {was necessary.} 55. gxh4 gxh4) 55. h4 {White is clearly winning.} gxh4 (55... g4 $142 56. Bg5+ Kg7) 56. gxh4 Ke6 57. Nd3 Bf3 58. Nf4+ Kf6 59. Bg5+ Kf7 60. Ke5 Bg4 61. Nd5 Bf3 62. Ne3 Kg6 63. Nxf5 Bg4 64. Ne7+ Kf7 65. Nd5 Kg6 66. Bd8 Kf7 67. Nf6 Bd1 68. Ke4 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 27%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2520"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,61,-12,-16,-29,0,0,0,-7,45,0,0,0,39,0,0,0,0,-17,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,-8,-7,-7,-10,-8,0,-4,0,0,0,-4,0,-29982]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 e6 7. Bg5 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Qb6 8. Nd2 c5 9. c4 Qxb2 10. Rd1 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6b4,Bb4d5,Bd5c3][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 5 Games} 11. Ngf3 {[#] And now cxd5 would win.} Nb4 ({Much weaker is } 11... cxd4 $6 12. cxd5 Qc3 13. Qb5 $16) 12. Qe2 $1 {cxd5 is the strong threat.} cxd4 13. O-O $1 {[#]} Rc8 $146 (13... d3 $11 14. Qe3 Ne7) ({ Predecessor:} 13... d3 14. Qe3 Ne7 {1-0 (30) Morozevich,A (2711)-Laznicka,V (2676) Poikovsky 2015}) 14. cxd5 (14. Rb1 $5 {[%cal Rb1b2]} d3 15. Qd1 Qxa2 16. cxd5 $11) 14... Nxd5 {aiming for ...Nc3.} 15. Qd3 Qc3 16. Qb5+ {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} (16. Rc1 $5 Qxc1 17. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 18. Kh2 $11) 16... Qc6 {The position is equal.} 17. Rc1 Nc3 $1 ({Much worse is} 17... Qxb5 $6 18. Rxc8+ Kd7 19. Rd8+ Kc7 20. Rxf8 $16) 18. Qd3 Bc5 19. Nc4 $1 Qd5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Ne7.} 20. Nd6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxd6 21. exd6 Nf6 $1 ({Wrong is} 21... Qxd6 $2 22. Nxd4 Ne7 23. Rxc3 $18) 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23. Nxd4 Rc4 $1 24. Rxc3 Rxd4 25. Qc2 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Rc8+ would kill now. White is not keeping still} O-O 26. Rg3+ Kh8 27. Qc1 {[%cal Rc1h6]} Kh7 28. Qc2+ Kh8 29. Qc1 {[%cal Rc1h6]} Kh7 30. Qc2+ Kh8 31. Qd1 $2 {[%mdl 40960] Precision: White = 73%, Black = 55%. . An unexpected result.} (31. Qc1 $11 Kh7) 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Black "Frolov, Ivan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2502"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,93,7,24,36,20,27,17,35,17,38,27,67,65,82,75,91,83,71,70,75,60,58,45, 43,47,50,51,50,50,50,51,50,55,38,38,47,45,67,30,29,22,34,34,34,34,34,34,34,34, 118,121,121,122,262,260,253,239,238,233,310,308,310,297,300,288,250,207,249, 245,228,216,184,177,480,480,861,817,589,847,791,780,670,636]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 d5 6. e4 dxe4 {A08: King's Indian Attack} (6... d4 7. a4 Be7 8. Na3 O-O 9. Bd2 Ne8 10. Nc4 Qc7 11. Ne1 Be6 12. f4 f6 13. f5 Bf7 14. g4 Nd6 15. b3 {1/2-1/2 (51) Zhao,J (2604)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 7. dxe4 {LiveBook: 44 Games} Bg4 8. Nbd2 Qc7 {The position is equal.} 9. c3 Be7 10. Qe2 O-O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... h6 11. a4 O-O 12. Nc4 Be6 13. Nh4 Rfe8 14. Nf5 {1/2-1/2 (36) Meertens,M (2154)-Klages,H (2019) Merano 2009}) 11. Nc4 h5 12. Ne3 (12. h3 {seems wilder.} Bxf3 13. Qxf3 h4 14. g4 Kb8 15. a4) 12... Nxe4 13. Nxg4 hxg4 14. Qxe4 gxf3 15. Qxf3 Rdf8 {[%cal Bd8f8,Bf8f6,Bf6d6][%mdl 32]} 16. Qd5 f5 17. Re1 Rf6 18. Bg5 Rd6 19. Qf7 Bf6 20. Qxc7+ Kxc7 21. Bxf6 gxf6 22. Rad1 Rhd8 23. Rxd6 Rxd6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 24. h4 Ne7 25. Bh3 Kd7 26. Kf1 Rd2 27. Rb1 Ke6 28. Ke1 Rd8 29. Rd1 Rxd1+ 30. Kxd1 {KB-KN} e4 (30... Nc8 $14) 31. Ke2 $16 Ke5 32. h5 Ng8 (32... f4 $16) 33. Ke3 $18 Nh6 34. f3 exf3 35. Kxf3 b6 36. Bf1 Ng4 37. Be2 Nh6 38. Ke3 Nf7 39. Bf3 Nh6 40. a4 Nf7 41. Bb7 Nh6 42. Kd3 Kd6 $2 {[#]} (42... Nf7 {is a better chance.}) 43. Kc4 {White is clearly winning.} Nf7 (43... a5 $142 44. Kb5 Kc7) 44. Kb5 Kc7 45. Ka6 Kb8 46. Bd5 Nh6 47. Be6 {Precision: White = 92%, Black = 51%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Golubov, Saveliy"] [Black "Popov, Ivan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2491"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,50,11,16,8,16,8,31,41,37,37,37,-1,-1,-8,-2,-13,-15,-16,-14,-21,-15, -12,-6,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 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 (7... Nf6 8. Qe1 Bxe2 9. Qxe2 g6 10. f4 Bh6 11. Nd2 O-O 12. Qf2 e6 13. Qh4 Bg7 14. Nf3 Ne7 {1-0 (49) Piorun,K (2651)-Rodshtein,M (2699) Katowice 2017}) 8. Qe1 Bxe2 9. Qxe2 {White is slightly better.} Bd6 10. Qg4 g6 ({Don't go for} 10... Bxh2+ $2 11. Kh1 $18) 11. f4 Nge7 {The position is equal.} 12. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nd2 Nf5 13. Nb3 a5 14. a4 Qb6 { 1-0 (22) Albaric,E (2089)-Brewer,C (2015) Cardiff 2017}) 12... h5 13. Qe2 h4 14. Na3 a6 15. b4 Nf5 16. Bd2 Nce7 17. b5 {[%cal Rb5a6]} O-O 18. bxa6 bxa6 19. Nc2 Rfb8 20. Bxa6 Rb2 21. Bd3 Nc6 22. Bc1 Rb3 23. Bd2 Rb2 24. Bc1 Rb3 25. Bd2 Rb2 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 86%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2482"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,89,0,40,0,5,0,47,45,64,59,56,45,32,49,47,22,27,26,35,41,79,78,76,74, 88,87,106,106,115,104,109,108,109,104,122,111,133,105,132,129,332,73,88,81,82, 91,60,67,79,41,47,41,42,42,53,34,35,26,37,37,37,37,70,85,76,62,91,62,62,62,66, 19,23,0,3,4,8,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 {[%cal Bd4f3,Bf3d2,Bd2c4,Bc4d6,Bd6f5][%mdl 32]} b5 8. Bg5 {B92: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} Nbd7 (8... Be6 9. a4 b4 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Nd5 Nc6 12. Qd2 h5 13. O-O h4 14. Nxb4 Nxb4 15. Qxb4 d5 16. Qb7 dxe4 17. Qc6+ Bd7 18. Qxe4 Qc8 19. Nxe5 f5 20. Qd4 Bc5 21. Qc3 Be6 22. Nd3 {1-0 (22) Krstic,U (2367) -Milosavljevic,J (2082) Stobrec 2008}) 9. a4 bxa4 10. Nd2 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 10. Bc4 Qb6 11. Nd5 Qc5 12. Rxa4 Nxe4 13. Nc7+ Qxc7 14. Bxf7+ Kxf7 15. Qd5+ Kg6 16. Qxe4+ {1-0 (24) Pervushov,M (2158) -Dunjushkin,D Togliatti 2000}) 10... Bb7 11. O-O {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} h6 12. Be3 Bc6 13. Nc4 Qc7 $1 14. Qd3 Be7 $1 15. Rfd1 {[%cal Rc4d6]} O-O 16. Nxd6 Rfd8 {And now ...Nf8 would win.} 17. Nf5 $1 $36 {[%cal Rf5e7][%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Bf8 18. Nd5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c7]} Bxd5 19. exd5 e4 {[#]} 20. Qc3 $1 {[%cal Rc3c7]} Qb7 21. Qc6 Qxb2 22. Bd4 ({ And not} 22. Rxa4 Rdc8 $17) 22... Qb8 23. d6 ({Not} 23. Rxa4 Rc8 $17) ({ Of course not} 23. Qxa4 $6 Nxd5 24. Ng3 Qf4 $11) 23... Qc8 24. Qxc8 Raxc8 25. Bxa6 Rxc2 26. Bb5 Ra8 $2 {[#]} (26... Nd5 $16 {might work better.} 27. Bxa4 Rcc8) 27. Bxa4 $2 (27. Ne7+ $1 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Bxe7 28. dxe7) 27... Rc4 $16 28. Bxd7 Rxa1 29. Rxa1 Nxd7 30. Be3 {Ra7 is the strong threat.} Rb4 31. h3 g6 32. Nxh6+ Kg7 $1 33. g4 Rb7 34. Ra4 Bxd6 35. Rxe4 Bc5 {Threatens to win with ...Bxe3.} 36. g5 {aiming for Rf4.} Bxe3 37. Rxe3 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} f5 38. Re7+ Kf8 39. Rf7+ Ke8 40. Rg7 Rb1+ 41. Kg2 Ne5 42. Ra7 Nd3 43. Ng8 Ne1+ 44. Kg3 {Black should prevent Nf6+.} Rb3+ 45. Kf4 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Bezgodov, Alexei"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B32"] [WhiteElo "2473"] [BlackElo "2670"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,76,18,0,20,-19,-12,-4,32,0,25,-69,-59,-74,-64,-52,-47,-95,-79,-62, -77,-91,-72,-68,-75,-119,-133,-186,-174,-178,-127,-133,-122,-182,-164,-146, -135,-140,-148,-284,-276,-285,-291,-476,-459,-870,-867,-986,-909,-960,-935, -1396,-1204,-1197,-1182]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nb3 Nf6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Qe2 Bb4 8. Bd2 O-O 9. a3 {B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations} (9. O-O-O d5 10. exd5 exd5 11. Be3 Qc7 12. Nb5 Qd8 13. f3 a6 14. N5d4 Re8 15. Qf2 Ne5 16. Bd2 Bd6 17. Kb1 a5 18. Bb5 a4 {1/2-1/2 (76) Amonatov, F (2620)-Korobov,A (2692) Doha 2016}) 9... Be7 10. Be3 Qc7 11. f4 d5 12. e5 Nd7 13. Nb5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qb8 14. c4 dxc4 15. Qxc4 a6 16. Nc3 {[#]} f6 $146 ( {Predecessor:} 16... Qc7) 17. O-O-O (17. exf6 $11 Nxf6 18. Be2) 17... Kh8 $15 18. g3 ({Don't blunder} 18. Qxe6 $2 {[#]} Nb6 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]}) 18... fxe5 19. Bg2 exf4 20. Bxf4 e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4][%mdl 32]} 21. Be3 Nf6 22. Rhf1 e4 23. Bf4 Qa7 $1 24. Rde1 Bd7 25. Kb1 (25. Bxe4 $17 {was worth a try.} Bh3 26. Rg1) 25... b5 $19 26. Qe2 b4 ({Black should try} 26... Be6 $19 27. Be3 Qd7) 27. Nxe4 $17 bxa3 {aiming for ...Qb6.} 28. Be3 (28. Ng5 $17 Rae8 29. Bd2) 28... Qb8 29. Nec5 Bg4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 30. Qd2 Rd8 31. Qc3 (31. Qc1 $17 Qb6 32. Qc3) 31... Nd5 $19 32. Bxd5 Rxd5 33. Na4 $2 {[#]} (33. Bh6 Ne5 34. Bc1) 33... Qb5 {Black is clearly winning.} 34. Rf7 (34. Bh6 $142 Ne5 35. Bxg7+ Kxg7 36. Rf4 Rd1+ 37. Rxd1 Bxd1 38. Nbc5) 34... Bf5+ 35. Ka1 Re5 36. Nb6 Rd8 37. Rc1 Be6 38. Rxe7 Nxe7 {Precision: White = 28%, Black = 77%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Khanin, Semen"] [Black "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2472"] [BlackElo "2139"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "171"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,171,39,13,48,49,53,33,52,36,51,15,20,15,27,12,16,14,14,11,29,23,11, 20,19,25,18,10,29,39,37,32,68,60,39,45,39,42,54,42,46,23,56,48,73,74,143,120, 145,145,147,0,115,117,109,111,101,99,118,104,106,102,140,129,150,155,172,170, 195,195,190,114,183,181,175,166,176,0,155,104,170,104,143,140,145,149,136,93, 178,69,66,64,249,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,12,15,15,15,20,8,71,79,70,0,5,5,5,5,6,6,8,0,8,8, 8,8,8,8,97,8,8,8,29961,29958,10725,2072,1222,1165,29973,29975,29975,29976, 29975,29976,29975,29977,29975,29976,29978,29979,29980,29981,29981,29982,29982, 29983,29984,29985,29985,29986]} 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 d6 7. a4 Be6 8. Nbd2 h6 {C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} (8... Bxc4 9. Nxc4 Re8 10. Bd2 a5 11. h3 b6 12. c3 h6 13. Qb3 Bf8 14. Rad1 d5 15. Ne3 dxe4 16. dxe4 Nxe4 {0-1 (32) Ganguly,S (2657)-Bruzon Batista,L (2673) Saint Louis 2018}) 9. a5 a6 10. c3 {LiveBook: 17 Games} Re8 { The position is equal.} 11. Bxe6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nf1 Bf8 12. Ng3 d5 13. exd5 Bxd5 14. Qb3 {1-0 (48) Marholev,D (2325)-Juhasz,B (2183) Kecskemet 2015}) 11... fxe6 12. Nc4 Nh7 13. Qb3 Rb8 14. Ne3 Ng5 15. Nd2 Bf6 16. Ndf1 Qd7 17. Ng3 Qf7 18. Rf1 Ne7 19. f4 exf4 20. Rxf4 e5 21. Qxf7+ Kxf7 22. Rf2 Rf8 23. Nd5 Nxd5 24. Bxg5 Ne7 25. Bxf6 gxf6 26. Nh5 Kg6 27. g4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Rf7 28. Raf1 {[%cal Rf2f6]} Rbf8 29. h3 c6 30. b4 d5 31. c4 d4 (31... Ng8 $142) 32. Kg2 Ng8 33. Kf3 Rb8 34. Kg2 ({Better is} 34. c5 $16) 34... b6 (34... Rbf8 $1 $11) 35. axb6 Rxb6 36. Ra1 Rxb4 37. Rxa6 Ne7 38. Ra7 Rb3 39. Rf3 Rb2+ 40. Kg3 Rb6 41. Rc7 Ra6 42. Kh4 Ng8 43. Rc8 $1 {[%cal Rc8g8]} Ne7 44. Re8 (44. Rb8 $1 $18) 44... Ra7 (44... c5 $16 {was worth a try.} ) 45. Rd8 $18 c5 46. Rd6 Ng8 47. Rd8 Ne7 48. Kg3 (48. Rb8 $142) 48... Rb7 ( 48... Ra6 $16) 49. h4 (49. Rd6 $18) 49... Rb6 50. Ra8 Rc6 51. Rf2 Rb6 52. Ra5 Rc6 (52... Rb1 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 53. Rb2 ({White should try} 53. Kg2 $18) 53... f5 $14 54. Ra7 fxe4 $2 (54... fxg4 $1 $14 55. Kxg4 Kh7) 55. dxe4 $2 ({ White has to play} 55. Rbb7 $1 $18 {[%cal Rb7e7]} Re6 56. dxe4) 55... Nc8 $1 $11 56. Rxf7 Kxf7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 57. Rf2+ Ke7 58. Rf5 Kd6 59. g5 hxg5 60. hxg5 Ne7 61. Rf8 Rc8 {[#]} (61... Rb6 $11) 62. Rf6+ $1 $16 Kd7 63. g6 (63. Ra6 $14) 63... Rh8 64. Kg4 d3 $1 {Black wants to play ...Nxg6!} 65. Rf3 Nxg6 66. Rxd3+ Kc6 {Threatens to win with ...Rxh5!} 67. Rf3 Nf4 68. Nxf4 $11 { KRN-KR} Rg8+ 69. Kf5 exf4 {KR-KR} 70. e5 ({Don't take} 70. Rxf4 $6 Rf8+ 71. Kg4 Rg8+ 72. Kf3 Kd6 $16) 70... Rg1 {[#]} (70... Rf8+ $11 {remains equal.} 71. Ke4 Rd8) 71. Kf6 (71. e6 $1 $16 {[%cal Re6e7]} Rg3 72. Rf1 (72. Rxf4 Kd6 $16) (72. Kxf4 Rxf3+ 73. Kxf3 Kd6 $11)) 71... Rh1 $1 72. Rxf4 {Strongly threatening Re4.} Rh6+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (72... Kd7 $11) 73. Ke7 Rh7+ 74. Ke6 (74. Ke8 $142 Rh8+ 75. Ke7 Rh7+ 76. Ke6) 74... Rh5 $18 75. Rf6 Rh4 76. Kf7+ {White mates.} Kc7 77. e6 Rh7+ 78. Ke8 Rh8+ 79. Rf8 Rh4 80. e7 Rxc4 81. Kf7 Rf4+ 82. Kg6 Re4 83. e8=Q Rxe8 84. Rxe8 Kd6 85. Kf5 Kd5 86. Rd8+ {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Black "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2438"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,118,25,29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-20,-16,-12,0,-20,-16,-7,0,-3, -3,-4,-10,0,0,-7,0,0,0,-33,-30,-25,-36,-27,-25,-32,0,0,0,-60,-72,-38,-29,-83, -83,-143,-32,-45,0,-136,0,-44,0,-145,-137,-220,-9,-13,-8,-68,-67,-61,0,0,0,-86, -10,-378,-350,-347,-337,-5569,-72,-29977,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 { D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 {LiveBook: 63 Games} 9. Bxf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Bh4 g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 11. Be5 Nhf6 12. Bg3 Nh5 13. Nd2 Nxg3 14. hxg3 {1-0 (46) Karjakin,S (2753)-Caruana,F (2811) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 9... Nxf6 10. O-O Bd6 11. Ne5 O-O 12. f4 c5 13. Qf3 Re8 14. Kh1 cxd4 15. exd4 Qb6 16. Qf2 Rad8 17. Rad1 Bb4 18. h3 Bd7 19. Rfe1 Bb5 20. Bb1 { [#]} Ne4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 21. Qf3 (21. Bxe4 dxe4) 21... Bxc3 22. bxc3 Ba4 23. Rc1 Nd2 24. Qh5 Qf6 25. f5 Bb5 26. Bc2 Nc4 {[%cal Rc4e5]} 27. a4 {aiming for Ng4.} Bc6 $1 {[%cal Rc4e5]} 28. Nxc6 Qxc6 {[#]} 29. f6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxf6 { [#]} 30. Rxe8+ (30. Qxd5 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]} Ne3 (30... Rxd5 31. Rxe8#) 31. Qf3 Qxf3 32. gxf3) 30... Rxe8 $17 31. Qxd5 Qf4 32. Rg1 (32. Ra1 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Qc7 33. Bf5) 32... Nd2 $1 {[%cal Rd2f1] Threatens to win with ...Nf1. } 33. Bd3 ({White should play} 33. Qd7 Kf8 34. Qf5) 33... Qe3 (33... Qg3 $1 $17 {[%cal Rg3d3]} 34. Qd7 Kf8) 34. Bg6 Qf4 (34... Rf8 $15) 35. Bd3 Qe3 (35... Qg3 $17 36. Bc2 Qxc3) 36. Bg6 $15 Qf4 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black attacks.} 37. Bd3 (37. Rd1 $11) 37... Qg3 $1 $17 {[%cal Rg3d3]} 38. Bb1 (38. Bc2 $17) 38... Qxc3 $2 ({ Black should try} 38... g6 $1 $19 {White must now prevent ...Re1.} 39. Ba2 Qc7) 39. Qxb7 $11 Qc4 40. a5 (40. Qd7 $11 Rf8 41. d5) 40... g6 $15 41. Qb2 Re2 ( 41... Nxb1 $15 42. Rxb1 Re2) 42. Ba2 $1 $11 {[%cal Ra2c4]} Qc8 {Black wants to play ...Ne4.} 43. Qb6 (43. Rc1 $11 {remains equal.} Qe8 44. Qc2) 43... Qf5 ( 43... Kg7 $1 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Nf3!} 44. Qa7 Qf5) 44. Qxa6 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (44. Rc1 $1 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 44... Nf1 $1 $19 45. Bxf7+ ({But not} 45. Qa8+ $2 Kh7 $19) 45... Qxf7 46. Qd3 $2 {[#]} (46. Qd6 Re6 47. Qd5) 46... Re1 $2 (46... Kh7 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512] ( -> ...Qf4!)} 47. Qxe2 Ng3+ 48. Kh2 Nxe2) 47. a6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (47. Qf3 $17) 47... Kh7 $2 (47... Qf4 $1 {mates} 48. Qxf1 Rxf1 49. d5 Rxg1+ 50. Kxg1 Qd4+ 51. Kh2 Qxd5 52. Kg1 Qa2 53. Kf1 Qxa6+ 54. Ke1 Qe6+ 55. Kf2 h5 56. h4 Qg4 57. Kf1 Qxh4 58. Ke2 Qg4+ 59. Kf2 h4 60. Ke3 Qxg2 61. Kd3 h3 62. Kd4 h2 63. Kc4 h1=Q 64. Kc5 Qc6+ 65. Kb4 Qb1+ 66. Ka5 Qe1#) 48. Qf3 $11 {The position is equal.} Qxf3 49. gxf3 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KR} Ra1 50. a7 Kg7 51. a8=Q (51. Kg2 {seems wilder.} Rxa7 52. Rxf1 Ra2+ 53. Rf2 Ra4 54. Rd2) 51... Rxa8 52. Rxf1 {KR-KR} Ra2 53. Rd1 Kf6 54. d5 Ke5 55. d6 Ra8 56. d7 Rd8 57. Kg2 Ke6 58. Re1+ Kf6 59. Rd1 Ke6 { Precision: White = 48%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Black "Iljin, Artem"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2421"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,58,4,4,4,6,6,12,8,16,10,6,8,21,0,0,-12,-12,-14,-17,-15,-11,-41,-14, -16,-14,-16,-15,-11,-10,-14,0,0,0,0,0,-145,-144,-129,-129,-129,-121,-112,0,0,0, -74,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 Nbd7 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} exd5 9. Bd3 {next Qc2 is good for White.} c6 (9... Bb4+ 10. Ke2 Nf6 11. h3 Re8 12. Qc2 Bd6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. Rac1 c6 15. Ne5 g6 {1-0 (54) Bu,X (2725)-Bacrot,E (2718) Liaocheng 2018}) 10. O-O {The position is equal.} Re8 11. Rb1 a5 12. h3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Qc2 g6 13. a3 a4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. Bxe5 Bd6 16. Bxd6 Qxd6 {0-1 (66) Chernyshov, K (2552)-Oparin,G (2356) Pardubice 2011}) 12... g6 13. Bc2 Nf6 14. Nd2 Nh5 15. Be5 Ng7 16. a3 Nf5 17. b4 axb4 18. axb4 Nd6 19. Bxd6 Bxd6 20. b5 Qh4 {With the idea ...Bxh3!} 21. Nf3 Qh5 (21... Qf6 {is more complex.} 22. bxc6 bxc6 23. Re1 Ra7 24. e4 dxe4 25. Rxe4 Rxe4 26. Bxe4 Bf5) 22. bxc6 bxc6 23. Rb6 Bxh3 24. Rxc6 (24. gxh3 $11 Qxh3 25. Rxc6) 24... Bxg2 (24... Qg4 25. Ne1 $15) 25. Kxg2 Qg4+ 26. Kh1 Qh3+ {[%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 27. Kg1 {[#]} Qg4+ ({ Better is} 27... Ra1 $1 $17 28. Rxd6 (28. Qxa1 Qg4+ 29. Kh1 Qxf3+ 30. Kg1 Qg4+ 31. Kh1 Qh3+ 32. Kg1 Qh2#) 28... Re4 29. Bxe4 (29. Rd8+ $2 Kg7 $19) 29... Qg4+ 30. Kh1 Rxd1 31. Rxd1 dxe4) 28. Kh1 $11 Qh3+ (28... Ra1 $11 29. Nh2 (29. Qxa1 Qxf3+ 30. Kg1 Qg4+ 31. Kh1 Qh3+ 32. Kg1 Qh2#) 29... Rxd1 30. Nxg4 Rxf1+ 31. Kg2 Rc1 32. Nf6+ Kf8 33. Nxe8 Kxe8) 29. Kg1 $17 {[#]} Qg4+ {Precision: White = 39%, Black = 79%.} (29... Ra1 $1 $17 30. Rxd6 (30. Qxa1 {is a self mate.} Qg4+ 31. Kh1 Qxf3+ 32. Kg1 Qg4+ 33. Kh1 Qh3+ 34. Kg1 Qh2#) 30... Re4 31. Bxe4 (31. Rd8+ $2 Kg7 $19) 31... Qg4+ 32. Kh2 Rxd1 33. Rxd1 dxe4) 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Ofitserian, Boris"] [Black "Lysyj, Igor"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2414"] [BlackElo "2630"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,80,0,0,0,4,-9,8,0,12,9,4,10,4,-15,-12,-4,-8,-98,-76,-97,-70,-97,-93, -81,-75,-75,-67,-279,-276,-315,-322,-304,-317,-313,-293,-293,-284,-411,-443, -441,-436,-416,-416,-466,-464,-518,-525,-510,-489,-668,-665,-666,-665,-664, -665,-636,-605,-563,-556,-649,-612,-964,-802,-681,-453]} 1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 Bf5 6. Ngf3 e6 7. h3 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} (7. Be2 Bd6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nd4 Bg6 10. Qa4 O-O 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Qxc6 Rc8 13. Qa4 Re8 14. O-O e5 {0-1 (57) Le,Q (2737)-Ding,L (2777) Riadh 2017}) 7... cxd4 8. exd4 Bd6 9. Bxd6 Qxd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Bb5 O-O 11. Qe2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11. O-O a6 12. Ba4 Bg6 {1/2-1/2 (51) Solberg,J (2219)-Hector,J (2514) Oslo 2016}) 11... Nd7 12. Nh4 Bg6 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. O-O a6 15. Ba4 b5 16. Bc2 b4 17. f4 (17. Rfd1 $11 {remains equal.}) 17... Rfc8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] aiming for ...bxc3. Keeping White busy.} 18. Qd3 Ne7 19. g4 bxc3 20. bxc3 Rab8 21. Rf3 Qa3 22. h4 $2 (22. Bb3 $15) 22... Nf6 $19 23. g5 {[#]} Ne4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 24. Nxe4 dxe4 25. Qxe4 Rxc3 26. Raf1 Nf5 27. Bb3 (27. Rxc3 $142 Qxc3 28. Qd3) 27... Rxf3 ({Not} 27... Rbxb3 28. axb3 Qxb3 29. Qc6 $15) 28. Rxf3 Qc1+ 29. Kh2 Qb2+ 30. Kg1 Rc8 {[#] ( -> ...Rc1+). Black is clearly winning.} 31. Rd3 Rc1+ 32. Bd1 Qxa2 33. d5 Qc2 34. Qf3 Ne3 35. Qxe3 {And now Qf3 would win.} Rxd1+ 36. Rxd1 Qxd1+ {KQ-KQ} 37. Kf2 Qxd5 38. Qa7 a5 39. Qb8+ Kh7 40. Qa7 Qf5 { Precision: White = 25%, Black = 74%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Black "Maletin, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2351"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,46,35,-8,0,0,2,0,0,-53,-42,-51,-25,-274,-259,-493,-474,-514,-479, -616,-616,-578,134,-592,-598,-946,-781,-1951,-1243]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qe7 10. h3 e5 11. Rd1 {LiveBook: 66 Games} Bc7 {D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran} 12. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Bb3 h6 13. Nh4 Rd8 14. Nf5 Qf8 15. Bd2 Nb6 16. dxe5 Bxe5 17. Be1 Re8 18. Nd4 Bxd4 19. Rxd4 {1-0 (82) Lupulescu,C (2614)-Dastan,B (2371) Skopje 2013}) 12... e4 13. Ng5 b5 {The position is equal.} 14. Be2 ({White should play} 14. Bxf7+ $11 Rxf7 15. Nxf7) 14... Re8 $1 $15 15. f3 Qd6 {( -> ...Qh2+)} 16. Ncxe4 $2 (16. f4 $11 {and White is okay.}) 16... Qh2+ $40 {[%mdl 128] Black goes for the king.} 17. Kf2 $2 (17. Kf1 h6 18. Qxc6) 17... Nxe4+ 18. Nxe4 {[#]} Rxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 19. fxe4 (19. Qxe4 Bg3+) 19... Bg3+ 20. Kf3 {[#] Rh1 is the strong threat.} Ne5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 21. dxe5 {[%cal Rd1d8]} Bxh3 $1 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rh2g2] Black is clearly winning.} 22. Bc4 {aiming for Rh1.} h5 {[%csl Gh5][%cal Rh3g4]} 23. Ke2 Qxg2+ {Precision: White = 36%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Yumakhuzhin, Vadim"] [Black "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2184"] [BlackElo "2426"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,79,-7,-25,0,7,0,-45,-22,-50,-16,-69,29,18,35,20,296,293,293,270,387, 370,450,440,443,433,414,407,361,391,829,835,864,826,957,803,745,842,832,826, 785,699,811,791,874,863,868,852,707,398,847,839,811,404,823,808,1533,1184,1645, 1602,1264,1138]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 c5 7. h4 h5 8. Nf4 Bh7 9. Nxh5 Nc6 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Bb5 {LiveBook: 27 Games} Kf8 {Black has an edge.} (11... Qc7 12. Bxc6+ Qxc6 13. Qf3 O-O-O 14. Nxg7 Ne7 15. Bg5 d4 16. Qxc6+ Nxc6 17. Na4 {1/2-1/2 (77) Liu, G (2448)-Vidit,S (2687) Chengdu 2017}) 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Qf3 Qc7 14. Kf1 $146 ( {Predecessor:} 14. O-O Bd4 15. Re1 Bxc2 16. Bf4 Bg6 17. Ng3 Rxh4 {0-1 (40) Niemi,K (2312)-Paakkonen,T (2275) Finland 2008}) 14... Bxc2 15. Ng3 (15. Be3 $11 Bxe3 16. Qxe3) 15... Qxe5 (15... Be7 $15 16. Qe2 Bh7) 16. Bf4 $1 $11 { [%cal Rf4e5]} Qd4 17. Rc1 $1 {[%cal Rc1c2]} Qd3+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (17... e5 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 18. Bxe5 Bd3+ 19. Nce2 Qxe5 20. Qxd3 Bb6) 18. Qe2 $1 $18 Qxe2+ 19. Ncxe2 Bxf2 (19... Be7 $142) 20. Kxf2 Ba4 21. b3 Bb5 22. Nd4 Nf6 {intending ...e5.} 23. Nxb5 cxb5 24. g5 Ng4+ $2 (24... Ne8 25. Rc6 g6) 25. Kf3 f5 26. h5 g6 27. Bd6+ Kg8 28. hxg6 Rxh1 29. Rxh1 Rc8 30. Nh5 Rc3+ 31. Kf4 {[#] Black must now prevent Nf6+.} Nf2 32. Nf6+ Kg7 33. Ne8+ Kxg6 34. Rh6+ Kf7 {If only Black now had time for ...Nh3+....} 35. g6+ Kxe8 36. Rh8+ Kd7 37. g7 {White is clearly winning.} Nd3+ 38. Ke3 Nb4+ 39. Kd4 Rd3+ 40. Kc5 { Precision: White = 81%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Black "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C85"] [WhiteElo "2153"] [BlackElo "2547"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "173"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,173,0,9,5,14,0,12,0,16,-22,-22,-20,-20,-15,-19,-16,-12,-18,-13,-14,0, 0,26,0,24,15,24,22,18,14,64,0,13,9,11,18,33,20,22,10,10,3,5,0,0,0,0,8,8,0,0,-7, -7,-7,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-68,-79,-93,-84,-120,-134,-139,-137,-147,-145, -148,-25,-193,-148,-148,-145,-148,-148,-148,-143,-162,-69,-69,-69,-262,-69,-93, -69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-70,-70,-69,-69, -70,-70,-70,-70,-70,-70,-70,-69,-70,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,0,-69,-69, -69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-69,-70,-70,-70,-70,-70,-69,-69,-69,-70,-70,-70,-70,-70, -70,-70,-70,-70,-70,-70]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d7,Bd7c5][%mdl 32]} 5. O-O Be7 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. d3 Nd7 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 f6 10. Qe2 {C85: Closed Ruy Lopez: Deferred Exchange Variation} Nc5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10... c5 11. Nh4 Nb8 12. Nf5 Nc6 13. Nxe7+ Qxe7 14. Nc3 Nd4 15. Qd2 Be6 16. f4 exf4 17. Rxf4 f5 {1-0 (58) Sjugirov,S (2674)-Svidler,P (2762) Sochi 2016}) 11. d4 exd4 12. Nxd4 {The position is equal.} Qe8 13. Nf5 Bxf5 14. exf5 Bd6 15. Re1 Qxe2 16. Rxe2 Rfe8 17. Nc3 Rxe2 18. Nxe2 Re8 19. Kf1 Be5 ({ Of course not} 19... Bxh2 $6 20. g3 $16) 20. Bd4 Ne4 21. Rd1 Nd6 22. Bxe5 Rxe5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 23. g4 c5 24. f4 (24. Nc3 $14) 24... Re8 25. Kf2 c4 26. Kf3 cxb3 27. cxb3 Kf7 28. Nd4 g6 29. fxg6+ hxg6 30. f5 Rh8 31. fxg6+ Kxg6 32. Rd2 Nf7 33. Nf5 Ng5+ 34. Kf4 {Strongly threatening Rd7.} Rh3 $1 { [%csl Gg5][%cal Rh3f3] [#]} 35. Ng3 $1 c5 36. Re2 b5 37. Rc2 Ne6+ 38. Ke4 Kg5 39. Kd5 Nf4+ 40. Kxc5 Kxg4 41. Ne4 Rh6 42. Rd2 (42. Rc3 $11) 42... f5 $15 43. Nd6 Ne6+ 44. Kb6 Ng5 45. Ka5 {next Rg2+ is good for White.} f4 46. a4 bxa4 47. bxa4 f3 ({Black should play} 47... Nf3 $17 48. Rd1 Ne5 49. Rg1+ Kf3) 48. Nc4 $2 (48. Rd4+ $11 {and White is okay.} Kh3 49. Nf5) 48... Kf4 {White must now prevent ...Ne4.} 49. Rd4+ Ne4 50. Nd2 Ke3 51. Nxf3 Kxf3 $17 {KRN-KR} 52. Rb4 { [#]} Nc5 (52... Nd2 $1 $19 {Threatens to win with ...Ke3.} 53. h4 Kg3) 53. Rb6 $1 $15 {[%cal Rb6h6]} Rh5 {...Ke4 is the strong threat.} 54. Rc6 $2 (54. Kb4 $15) 54... Ke4 $2 ({Black should try} 54... Nd7+ $19 55. Kb4 a5+ 56. Ka3 Rxh2) 55. Kb6 Kd4 ({Much weaker is} 55... Rxh2 $6 56. Kxc5 Rc2+ 57. Kd6 $11) 56. a5 Nb3 57. Kxa6 Rxa5+ 58. Kb6 Rh5 59. Rg6 Rxh2 60. Rg4+ Kd5 61. Rg5+ Kc4 62. Rg4+ Nd4 63. Rg1 Rh6+ 64. Kc7 Nf3 65. Rc1+ Kd5 66. Kb7 Nd4 67. Rg1 Nb3 68. Rg5+ Kc4 69. Rg4+ Kb5 70. Kc7 Nc5 71. Rg1 Rc6+ 72. Kd8 Re6 73. Kc7 Rc6+ 74. Kd8 Rd6+ { Black is slightly better.} 75. Ke7 Kc6 76. Rh1 Re6+ 77. Kf7 Re2 78. Rh6+ Kd7 79. Rb6 Re7+ 80. Kg6 Kc7 81. Rb1 Kd6 82. Rc1 Re2 83. Kf5 Rf2+ 84. Kg4 Kd5 85. Ra1 Nb3 86. Ra8 Nd4 87. Rb8 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2760"] [BlackElo "2574"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "45"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,45,9,26,7,0,6,10,0,14,-2,0,-16,-16,-32,0,-7,28,-21,0,-41,-18,-37,-22, -20,-19,-36,-43,-49,-48,-44,-47,-40,0,-37,0,0,0,-43]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Bg5 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} (6. O-O Re8 7. Nbd2 a6 8. Bxc6 dxc6 9. Nc4 Bd6 10. Bg5 b5 11. Ne3 Qe7 12. Nh4 Qe6 13. Nhf5 Bf8 {1/2-1/2 (53) Caruana,F (2804) -Nakamura,H (2787) Saint Louis 2018}) 6... h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3 d6 9. Nbd2 Nh5 10. Qe2 Qf6 11. O-O-O Kg7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Be6 12. Kb1 a6 13. Bc4 Rad8 {0-1 (51) Svetushkin,D (2568)-Vasilev,M (2469) Plovdiv 2008}) 12. Kb1 a6 13. Bc4 (13. Bxc6 $5 bxc6 14. Nb3 $11) 13... Rb8 14. Rdf1 Bd7 (14... Qg6 { feels hotter.} 15. Bd5 Bd7 16. Qd1 Rbe8 17. Nb3 Ba7) 15. d4 exd4 16. Nxd4 Nxg3 ({Of course not} 16... Nxd4 17. Qxh5 Nc6 18. f4) 17. fxg3 Nxd4 18. cxd4 Qxd4 { And now ...Qe3 would win.} 19. Nf3 $1 {[%cal Rf3d4]} Qf6 20. Nh4 Qd4 21. Nf3 $1 {[%cal Rf3d4]} Qf6 22. Nh4 $1 Qd4 23. Nf3 $1 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 49%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2714"] [BlackElo "2594"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "163"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,163,39,37,18,29,29,21,9,32,2,19,7,21,19,0,0,-2,-14,-7,-22,-27,-29,0, -27,-31,-29,-24,-28,-32,-25,-35,-40,0,0,0,0,0,-4,16,16,16,14,21,21,14,22,22,22, 10,5,63,17,72,72,96,96,96,96,96,96,97,70,70,70,70,68,68,61,61,61,67,67,67,61, 61,61,61,61,61,28,28,28,33,37,75,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,0,28,28, 28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,8,28,28,28,28, 28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,18,20,20,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 c5 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} (7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 10. Qe2 Qc8 11. O-O c5 12. Rfd1 Qb7 13. dxc5 Nxc5 14. Bd6 {1/2-1/2 (14) Lenic,L (2646)-Fressinet,L (2650) Tbilisi 2017}) 8. dxc5 bxc5 9. O-O Bb7 10. cxd5 exd5 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 11. Qb3 Qb6 12. Qxb6 axb6 13. Rfd1 Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Nbd7 14. Bf5 Rfd8 15. Bc7 Rdc8 16. Bg3 Rd8 17. Bc7 Rdc8 18. Bf4 Bc6 19. Rab1 g6 20. Bh3 Rd8 21. a3 Bb7 22. Bc7 {1/2-1/2 (22) Kravtsov,V (2158)-Wimmer,J (2274) LSS email 2011}) 14. a3 Rfd8 15. Nb5 Bc6 16. Be2 Ne4 17. Ne5 Be8 18. Nf3 g5 19. Be5 f6 20. Bc3 Nxc3 21. Nxc3 Nc7 22. Bd3 Kg7 23. Ne2 Bd6 24. Rd2 b5 25. Rc1 c4 26. Bf5 b4 27. axb4 Bxb4 28. Nc3 Nb5 (28... Bg6 {looks sharper.} 29. Nd4 Ra2 30. Rdc2 Bxc3 31. bxc3 Rxc2 32. Bxc2 Bxc2 33. Rxc2 Rb8) 29. Rxd5 Bxc3 $1 30. Rxd8 Rxd8 31. bxc3 Nxc3 32. Kf1 ({Don't go for} 32. Nd4 $2 {[#]} Rxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 33. Kf1 Rd1+ 34. Rxd1 Nxd1 $19) 32... Rd1+ 33. Rxd1 Nxd1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 34. Ke1 Nb2 (34... Ba4 $11) 35. Nd4 Bf7 (35... Bg6 $11) 36. Kd2 $16 Na4 37. Bc2 Nb6 38. Nf5+ Kf8 39. Nd6 Bd5 40. f3 h5 41. Kc3 h4 42. Be4 Be6 43. Kd4 Ke7 44. Nb5 Bd7 45. Nc3 Be6 46. Bb7 Nd7 47. f4 gxf4 48. exf4 Nf8 49. Ba6 Ng6 50. g3 hxg3 51. hxg3 f5 52. Bxc4 Bxc4 53. Kxc4 {[#] Threatens to win with Kd5. KN-KN} Ke6 54. Nb5 Ne7 55. Kc5 Ng8 56. Nd4+ Kf6 57. Nc2 {Hoping for Kd6.} Ke6 58. Nd4+ Kf6 59. Nf3 Ke6 60. Kc4 Nh6 61. Ne5 Ng8 62. Kd4 Nf6 63. Ke3 Nd5+ 64. Kf2 Nc3 65. Kf3 Nd5 66. Nc6 Kf6 67. Nd4 Nc3 68. Ke3 Na4 69. Nb5 Nc5 70. Kd4 Nb3+ 71. Kd3 Nc5+ 72. Ke3 Ne6 73. Nd4 Nc5 74. Kf3 Nd3 75. Kg2 Nc5 76. Kh3 Ne4 77. Kh4 Kg6 78. Nc6 Nd6 79. Ne7+ {White has an edge.} Kf6 80. Nd5+ Kg6 81. Nc3 Kh6 82. g4 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 71%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Stupak, Kirill"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C02"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2556"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "152"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,152,22,34,32,59,56,75,39,43,40,78,76,85,93,106,99,99,91,120,134,118, 108,129,127,172,183,229,205,209,207,197,156,233,243,258,261,250,160,167,167, 162,155,178,91,92,81,85,93,88,68,107,92,98,100,107,89,100,37,103,102,98,81,96, 66,68,59,57,58,63,41,85,53,66,58,81,97,95,77,59,23,23,23,23,24,16,8,8,16,59,61, 129,128,120,129,139,137,144,143,143,121,108,8,66,8,8,8,12,24,61,8,8,0,129,0,0, 0,8,8,8,8,8,8,11,8,8,0,9,8,45,0,7,0,0,0,10]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32] } e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 {[%cal Bc7c5,Bc5c4][%mdl 32]} 4. c3 Qb6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. a3 f6 7. Bd3 fxe5 {C02: French: Advance Variation} (7... c4 8. Bc2 Bd7 9. O-O fxe5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 O-O-O 12. Nd2 Ne7 13. b4 cxb3 14. Nxb3 Nc6 15. Be3 { 1-0 (35) Matlakov,M (2707)-Diermair,A (2507) Batumi 2018}) 8. dxe5 c4 9. Bc2 g6 10. O-O Bg7 $1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nbd2 Nh6 12. b3 cxb3 13. Bxb3 O-O 14. c4 Na5 $146 ({Not} 14... Bxe5 $2 15. cxd5 Bxa1 16. Nc4 $18) ({Predecessor:} 14... Ng4 15. cxd5 Ncxe5 16. dxe6 Bxe6 {1/2-1/2 (77) Lebret,J (2096)-Ollier,P (2369) Avoine 2015}) 15. cxd5 {Hoping for Ba2.} Nxb3 16. Nxb3 exd5 17. Be3 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White is really pushing.} Qd8 18. Bg5 Qb6 19. Nbd4 Nf7 20. Rb1 Qa6 21. Qb3 Qc4 22. Qe3 $1 Re8 {[%cal Rf7e5]} 23. Rfc1 Qa4 {[%cal Rg7e5]} 24. Rb4 $1 {[%cal Rb4a4]} Qa5 {[%cal Rf7e5]} 25. Bf4 Nd6 (25... Bf8 $16) 26. Qc3 $18 Ne4 27. Qb3 $1 {Rb5 is the strong threat.} a6 28. Ra4 Qd8 29. Nb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c7]} Bd7 30. Qxd5+ Kh8 {...Bc6 would now be nice for Black.} 31. Rxe4 (31. Rd4 $18 Bc6 32. Qf7) 31... Bxb5 $16 32. Qb3 {Strongly threatening Ng5.} Qd3 33. Qxd3 $1 Bxd3 34. Re3 Rad8 35. h4 Bb5 36. Bg5 Rd7 37. Bf6 Bc6 38. Rc4 (38. Bxg7+ $16 Kxg7 39. Rce1) 38... Kg8 (38... Bxf6 $14 39. exf6 Rf8) 39. Bxg7 Kxg7 40. Nd4 Bd5 41. Rb4 b5 42. Nb3 Bc4 43. Kh2 Rd1 44. Kg3 Rc8 45. f3 Kf7 46. Na5 Ke6 47. Nxc4 Rxc4 48. Rxc4 bxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 49. Re4 c3 $1 {[%cal Rc3c2]} 50. Rc4 Rd3 51. Rc5 Kf5 52. a4 h5 53. Kh3 Re3 54. Kh2 $1 Ke6 (54... Rd3 $14) 55. Kg3 Kf5 56. Kf2 Rd3 57. g3 $1 Rd2+ 58. Ke3 Rg2 59. Rxc3 {And now Rc6 would win.} Rxg3 {[#]} 60. Rc4 (60. Kd4 $1 $16 {Black must now prevent Rc6.} Rh3 61. Kd5) 60... Rg1 ({Better is} 60... Rh3 $11) 61. Kf2 ({White should try} 61. Re4 $14) 61... Ra1 $11 62. Re4 Ke6 63. Kg3 Rh1 $1 64. Re2 (64. Re3 $1 $14) 64... Ra1 65. Re4 (65. Kf4 $11) 65... Rh1 $1 $16 {[#]} 66. Kf2 ({Only move:} 66. Re3 $1 $16) 66... Rh2+ $11 67. Ke3 Rh3 68. Ke2 Rh2+ 69. Kd3 Rh3 70. Ke3 Rh1 71. Kd4 Rc1 72. Kd3 Rf1 73. Ke2 Ra1 74. Ke3 {next Kf4 is good for White.} Rh1 $1 {The position is equal.} 75. Kf2 Rh2+ 76. Ke3 Rh1 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Black "Antipov, Mikhail Al"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2681"] [BlackElo "2597"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "139"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,139,14,10,14,17,13,18,10,16,5,53,46,48,50,51,39,50,54,54,32,84,72, 104,100,102,102,102,102,102,102,102,107,102,102,102,104,106,108,95,74,82,82,83, 83,102,83,102,102,102,83,103,91,102,83,102,102,102,102,124,102,102,86,102,82, 95,78,102,102,102,0,102,0,103,103,103,83,103,85,102,103,142,133,142,115,108, 108,108,108,108,107,107,107,107,107,107,105,105,105,105,105,105,105,105,105, 105,105,105,105,105,105,105,105,105,105,105,0,105,105,146,107,107,78,78,68]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} h6 7. Qb3 Ra7 8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Ne5 e6 { LiveBook: 9 Games} 10. O-O Be7 11. Bd2 O-O 12. Rfc1 Nfd7 13. Nxd7 Nxd7 {[#]} 14. Na4 $146 b5 15. Nc5 Nb6 16. a4 bxa4 17. Nxa4 Nxa4 18. Qxa4 Qb8 {[#]} ({ Black should play} 18... Bd6 $14) 19. b4 $1 $16 Rb7 {[%cal Re7b4]} 20. Bxa6 Bxb4 21. Bxb7 Bxd2 {[#]} 22. Qc6 $1 {Threatens to win with Rc5.} Bxc1 23. Ra8 { [#]} ({Much weaker is} 23. Rxc1 $6 Qa7 $11) 23... Qxa8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 24. Bxa8 Ba3 25. Bb7 Be7 26. f3 Bf6 27. Kf2 h5 28. g3 Rd8 29. Qc7 Rf8 30. Ke2 Rd8 31. Ba6 Ra8 32. Qb7 Rd8 33. Kd2 Kf8 34. Be2 Be7 35. Kc3 Bg6 36. Qc7 Ra8 37. Ba6 Rd8 38. Bb7 Bf5 39. Bc6 Bf6 40. Bb5 Kg8 41. Ba6 Re8 42. Kd2 Rd8 43. Ke2 Ra8 44. Qb7 Rd8 45. Kf2 Kf8 46. Be2 Be7 47. Kg2 Bg6 48. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3g4][%mdl 32]} f5 49. Bd3 Bf7 50. g4 hxg4 51. fxg4 fxg4 52. hxg4 g5 53. Qc7 {aiming for Qe5.} Bf6 54. Qh2 Ke7 55. Kf3 Kf8 56. Qc7 Re8 57. Bb5 Re7 58. Qd6 Kg7 59. Bd7 Bg8 60. Ke2 Bf7 61. Kd2 Bg8 62. Bc8 Bf7 63. Ba6 Re8 64. Bb5 Re7 65. Bd3 Re8 66. Bb5 Re7 $1 67. Ba4 e5 68. dxe5 Rxe5 69. Bc2 d4 70. exd4 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 75%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2680"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,91,20,21,25,41,31,38,40,55,53,81,75,79,77,72,85,99,105,112,86,131, 136,136,128,145,133,151,151,148,142,135,135,145,146,151,150,147,147,147,149, 155,139,156,145,145,146,153,141,150,136,158,145,158,0,547,547,805,632,804,795, 948,-758,-552,-29982,-864,-5114,-1157,-29982]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bg4 7. Qb3 Qc8 8. Nd2 e6 9. Ngf3 Be7 10. O-O Bh5 11. Rae1 O-O 12. Qc2 Bg6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Qd3 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} a6 (14... Nh5 15. Bg3 Nxg3 16. fxg3 b5 17. g4 b4 18. h4 bxc3 19. bxc3 Qc7 20. g5 Qg3 21. Rf2 Rac8 {1-0 (32) Sadzikowski,D (2548)-Flasinski,M (2205) Katowice 2017}) 15. Ng5 Nh5 16. Qh3 { White is slightly better.} e5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... Qd8 17. Ndf3 Bd6 18. Bxd6 Qxd6 19. g4 Nf6 20. Ne5 Qe7 21. Qh4 Rfe8 22. Ngxf7 Qxf7 23. Nxf7 Kxf7 { 1-0 (34) Schneider,J-Nazarko,S (2325) St Ingbert 1993}) 17. dxe5 Qf5 18. g3 d4 19. Ndf3 dxc3 20. bxc3 Qxh3 21. Nxh3 Nxf4 22. Nxf4 Rfd8 23. h4 Rac8 24. Re2 Rd7 25. e6 Rd6 26. c4 {[%cal Bc3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} fxe6 27. c5 Rd7 28. Nxe6 Bf6 29. Rfe1 Re8 30. Re4 Ree7 31. Kg2 Rd5 32. R1e2 Rd1 33. Kh3 Rdd7 34. g4 Rd3 35. Kg2 Rdd7 36. Kg3 Re8 37. R4e3 Ree7 38. Kg2 Kf7 39. Re4 $2 (39. Re1 $16) 39... Rxe6 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (39... Kg8 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 40. Rxe6 $18 Nd4 {[#]} 41. Rxf6+ $1 Kxf6 42. Rd2 Re7 43. Re2 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (43. Rxd4 $18 a5 44. Rd6+ Kf7 45. Ng5+ Kf8 46. Rxg6) 43... Rxe2 44. Nd2 Nc2 (44... Rxd2 $142 45. a4 Ra2 46. Kg3 Rxa4 47. f3 a5 48. g5+ Kf5 49. h5 gxh5 50. Kg2 Ra2+ 51. Kg3 a4 52. c6 bxc6 53. f4 g6 54. Kh4 Kxf4 55. Kh3 a3 56. Kh4 Rh2#) 45. h5 Kg5 46. Ne4+ {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 64%, Black = 45%. . An unexpected result.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2670"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,103,0,0,-4,-12,-11,-6,-18,0,0,0,-5,0,-18,0,-4,0,0,0,-29,-33,-33,-42, -38,-30,-24,-26,-31,-18,-37,-48,-39,-56,-139,-187,-153,-125,-118,-129,-106,-94, -107,0,0,0,12,131,69,66,75,77,71,147,142,136,145,189,153,220,184,223,117,217, 213,197,201,195,178,177,159,179,156,271,271,271,271,615,614,704,716,626,623, 551,391,5856,5855,5435,5433,5401,5389,4602,3966]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. d3 Bg4 {[%cal Bc8g4,Bg4h5,Bh5g6][%mdl 32]} 5. Nbd2 Nbd7 6. h3 Bh5 7. c4 { A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} (7. O-O e5 8. e4 dxe4 { 1/2-1/2 (8) Turner,M (2545)-Korneev,O (2548) Dublin 2018}) 7... e6 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 8. g4 Bg6 9. Nh4 {The position is equal.} Bd6 10. a3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Qc2 Qe7 12. e3 a5 13. Rb1 g5 14. b3 Ba3 15. Bxa3 Qxa3 {1/2-1/2 (36) Haves,R (2254)-Kitte,S (2287) Germany 2005}) 10... a5 11. b3 Qe7 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. Bb2 b5 14. cxb5 cxb5 15. Nf3 e5 16. g5 Nh5 17. e3 O-O 18. O-O Rac8 19. b4 axb4 20. axb4 Nb6 {[%cal Bd7b6,Bb6a4,Ba4c3,Bc3e2][%mdl 32]} 21. Ra6 Na4 22. Ba1 Nc3 23. Qb3 (23. Bxc3 $1 $15 Rxc3 24. Rb6) 23... Ne2+ $17 24. Kh1 e4 25. dxe4 dxe4 26. Nd2 Bb8 $1 {( -> ...Qc7)} 27. Rb6 ({Much weaker is} 27. Nxe4 $6 Rc4 $11) 27... Qc7 ({And not} 27... Qxg5 28. Nxe4 Qf5 29. Qb2 $18) ({Black should try} 27... Qd8 $17 28. Rxb8 Qxd2 29. Rxc8 (29. Rxb5 $2 Nhg3+ 30. fxg3 Nxg3+ 31. Kg1 Rc2 $19) 29... Rxc8) 28. Rxb8 $1 $11 Rxb8 29. Nxe4 {Qb2 is the strong threat.} Qc4 (29... Rfd8 $11) 30. Nd2 (30. Qxc4 $1 $16 bxc4 31. Rb1) 30... Qxb3 31. Nxb3 Rbc8 32. Nc5 $1 Rfd8 (32... Neg3+ $142 33. fxg3 Nxg3+ 34. Kh2 Nxf1+ 35. Bxf1 Rfd8) 33. Re1 $1 $16 Rd2 34. Bf3 Neg3+ 35. fxg3 Nxg3+ 36. Kg1 Rcd8 37. e4 (37. Be5 $18 Nf5 38. Bc6) 37... Rc2 (37... Ra8 $16) 38. Be5 $18 Nh5 39. Be2 f6 40. gxf6 gxf6 {[#]} 41. Bc7 $1 {[%cal Rc7d8]} Rd4 42. Bd1 Rb2 {[#]} (42... Rc3 $16 {was necessary.} 43. Bg4 Rxb4) 43. Bxh5 $1 gxh5 44. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32]} Kf7 $2 (44... fxe5 45. Bxe5 Rdxb4 46. Bxb2 Rxb2) 45. e6+ Ke7 46. Nb7 Rbd2 47. Bb6 R4d3 48. Be3 Ra2 $2 (48... Rd1 49. Bc5+ Ke8 50. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 51. Kf2 Rh1) 49. Bc5+ {White is clearly winning.} Ke8 50. Nd6+ Kd8 51. e7+ Kc7 52. Nf5 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2662"] [BlackElo "2525"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,59,3,0,15,13,18,5,13,11,38,31,31,31,48,17,44,38,153,-24,-23,-13,220, 187,299,307,935,933,920,925,917,929,883,866,29974,29975,29975,29973,29973, 29974,29988,29989,29989,1639,29975,29973]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd2 b6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Rc1 {E51: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4.. .0-0 5 Nf3 d5} (8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Ne5 Bd6 11. f4 c5 12. Be1 cxd4 13. exd4 Ne4 14. Nb5 Be7 15. Rc1 a6 16. Rc7 Nxe5 17. fxe5 Bc8 {0-1 (43) Esipenko,A (2564)-Yu,Y (2751) Riadh 2017}) 8... Bb7 9. Bd3 {LiveBook: 22 Games} c5 10. O-O {[%cal Bh1f1,Bf1f3,Bf3h3][%mdl 32] The position is equal.} c4 11. Bb1 Nc6 12. Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. a3 Be7 13. h3 a6 14. Nh4 g6 15. f4 Ne4 16. Nxe4 dxe4 17. g3 {0-1 (27) Nittschalk,K (1213)-Veiseh,D (1278) IECG email 2006}) 12... Re8 13. f4 Bxc3 14. Bxc3 b5 15. Rf3 Ne7 16. Rh3 Bc8 {[#]} (16... h6 $1 $14) 17. g4 $2 (17. Bxh7+ $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Kf8 (17... Nxh7 18. Rxh7) 18. g4) 17... Ne4 $11 {Black wants to play ...f6.} 18. Qf3 Bb7 $2 {[#]} (18... h6 $1 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 19. g5 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] And now Qh5 would win. White is on the roll.} Bc8 {[#]} (19... g6 $142) 20. Rxh7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxh7 $2 (20... Bf5) 21. Qh5+ Kg8 22. Qxf7+ Kh7 23. Bxe4+ dxe4 {[#]} 24. Ba5 $1 { [%mdl 512]} Qxa5 25. Qh5+ Kg8 26. Qxe8+ Kh7 27. Qxe7 Bh3 28. g6+ Kg8 29. Qf7+ Kh8 30. Qd5 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Motylev, Alexander"] [Black "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2660"] [BlackElo "2520"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,53,24,29,27,20,23,25,29,33,37,41,44,39,44,22,39,126,121,160,150,154, 151,152,154,220,224,221,217,459,461,469,467,463,445,441,451,445,414,453,453, 438,435]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 Qc7 7. Nxc6 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (7. O-O Nf6 8. Be3 Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Kh1 O-O 11. Qe1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. Qg3 Bb7 14. a3 Bc6 15. Rae1 Rad8 16. Bd3 Qd7 17. Nd1 Nh5 18. Qg4 Nf6 19. Qg3 Nh5 20. Qh3 Nxf4 21. Rxf4 e5 22. Rg4 exd4 23. e5 g6 {1/2-1/2 (78) Kravtsiv,M (2672)-Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 7... bxc6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 8. Qd3 d5 9. Qg3 $146 { The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 9. exd5 cxd5 10. Qe3 Nf6 11. Qf3 Bb7 12. Qf4 Bd6 13. Qh4 O-O 14. O-O Be5 {1-0 (24) Lara,W-Silva,J Brazil CXEB 1994}) 9... Qxg3 10. hxg3 Rb8 11. b3 Bb4 12. Bd2 Nf6 13. O-O-O O-O 14. f3 c5 ({ Black should play} 14... h6 $14) 15. exd5 $16 Bxc3 16. Bxc3 {dxe6 is the strong threat.} Nxd5 17. Be5 Rb6 18. c4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Ne3 (18... f6 $16 19. cxd5 fxe5) 19. Rd6 $18 Rb7 20. Rc6 ({Don't take} 20. Rxa6 $6 Rxb3 21. Ra5 (21. axb3 Bxa6 22. Bf4 Nd5 $16) 21... Rb6 $16) 20... Nxg2 $2 {[#]} (20... Rd7 {is a better defense.} 21. Bd6 (21. Rxc5 f6 $16) 21... Rfd8 22. Bxc5 Nf5) 21. Bd6 Bd7 22. Rxa6 Rc8 23. Rh2 Ne3 24. g4 Bc6 25. Bf4 Nd5 26. cxd5 Bxd5 27. Ra4 {Precision: White = 96%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2695"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,87,29,26,4,4,7,19,14,23,19,41,20,31,18,29,29,35,32,22,18,36,-24,-23, -31,-20,-52,-44,-41,0,0,0,0,13,16,13,22,38,41,22,7,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7, -7,-7,-7,-7,-7,-76,-54,-66,-53,-70,-35,-37,0,0,0,-7,-7,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 { B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 d6 {[%cal Rd6e5]} 11. Bf4 Ba6 12. Na3 Rb8 13. b3 g5 14. Nxg5 Nxg5 15. Bxg5 dxe5 {[#]} 16. Nc4 $146 e4 17. dxe4 ({Better is} 17. Re3 $14) 17... Bxc4 $11 18. bxc4 {[#] Hoping for Re3.} Bxc3 19. Qf3 Bxa1 20. Rxa1 Qd4 21. Re1 $1 Qg7 ({Reject} 21... Qxc4 $6 22. Bxe7 Rfe8 23. Qg3+ (23. exf5 Qf7 $16) 23... Kf7 24. exf5 $16) 22. Qe3 $1 {Black should prevent Bh6.} e5 {[%cal Be7e5,Be5e4][%mdl 32] [#] White must now prevent ...f4.} 23. exf5 Rxf5 24. Bh4 Re8 25. Qxc5 Re6 26. Rd1 Rf8 27. Rd3 e4 28. Rg3 Rg6 29. Rxg6 Qxg6 30. Qxa7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} Qh6 $1 { [%cal Rh6h4]} 31. Bg3 e3 $1 $36 {[%cal Re3e2][%mdl 2048] And now ...e2 would win. Black is more active.} 32. fxe3 ({But not} 32. Qxe3 Qxe3 33. fxe3 Ra8 $17) 32... Qg7 $1 {[%cal Rg7a7]} 33. Qxg7+ Kxg7 {KR-KB} 34. Bd6 Rd8 35. Bb4 (35. c5 $11 {remains equal.}) 35... Rd1+ $17 36. Kf2 Rc1 37. c5 $1 Rc2+ 38. Kf3 Rxa2 39. Bc3+ $1 {The position is equal.} Kf7 40. g3 Ke6 41. Bd4 Kd5 42. g4 Rh2 43. Kg3 Rh1 44. Kg2 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Paravyan, David"] [Black "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2631"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,110,27,18,23,22,26,26,35,35,32,31,31,31,42,18,30,18,27,25,28,26,34, 26,29,29,26,13,29,20,29,28,50,50,50,50,50,35,35,35,43,43,43,41,49,31,80,72,70, 64,68,57,56,45,62,30,81,56,62,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. a3 Be7 8. f4 {LiveBook: 3 Games. B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6} (8. Qf3 O-O 9. O-O-O Qc7 10. Be2 b5 11. Qg3 Ne5 12. f4 Bxa3 13. Kb1 Bxb2 14. fxe5 Nh5 15. Bxh5 Bxc3 {0-1 (56) Vallejo Pons,F (2684) -Andreikin,D (2720) Berlin 2015}) 8... d5 9. e5 Nd7 $1 10. g3 {White has an edge.} Bc5 11. Qd2 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bxd4 13. Qxd4 Qb6 14. O-O-O $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. Qxb6 Nxb6 15. a4 Bd7 16. b3 Ke7 17. Ne2 Nc8 {1-0 (51) Muhren, W (2193)-Bet,J (2118) Willemstad 2003}) 14... Qxd4 15. Rxd4 b6 16. Bg2 Bb7 17. Rhd1 O-O-O 18. b3 Kc7 19. Kb2 Nb8 20. h4 h5 21. Ne2 Nc6 22. R4d3 Ne7 23. Nd4 Kb8 24. Bh3 g6 25. a4 Rc8 26. Nf3 Nc6 27. Ng5 Rc7 28. R3d2 Re8 29. Rh2 a5 30. g4 hxg4 31. Bxg4 Ba6 32. h5 gxh5 33. Bxh5 Rf8 34. Rf2 Nb4 (34... Nd8 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 35. Rdd2 Bc8 36. f5 (36. Bg4 $14) 36... exf5 $11 {The position is equal.} 37. c3 Nc6 38. Rxd5 Re7 39. Re2 f6 40. exf6 Rxe2+ 41. Bxe2 {[#] aiming for f7.} Rxf6 42. Kc1 Kc7 43. Kd2 Rg6 44. Nh3 $1 Be6 45. Rb5 $1 Na7 46. Nf4 {[#] Threatens to win with Re5.} Nxb5 47. Nxg6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Nd6 48. c4 Ne4+ 49. Ke3 Kd6 50. Bd3 Nc5 51. Bc2 Bd7 52. Nh4 Ke5 53. Ng6+ Kd6 54. Nh4 Be6 55. Kf4 ({Much worse is} 55. Bxf5 Nxb3 56. Bxe6 Kxe6 $17) 55... Bd7 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 62%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Lysyj, Igor"] [Black "Khanin, Semen"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2630"] [BlackElo "2472"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,69,36,29,21,25,0,30,0,31,26,31,37,64,73,64,60,57,57,59,67,61,58,98, 84,69,53,108,101,97,64,52,31,31,31,31,35,34,41,72,13,333,330,378,377,341,331, 624,631,891,890,864,801]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6 9. Bf4 g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 {LiveBook: 48 Games} 11. Be5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nd2 Nxg3 12. hxg3 {1-0 (46) Karjakin,S (2753)-Caruana,F (2811) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 11... Nhf6 12. Bg3 Nh5 $1 13. Be5 Nhf6 14. Qa4 g4 15. Nd2 b5 16. Bxf6 $1 Nxf6 17. Qc2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} h5 18. a4 b4 19. Ne2 Bd6 20. Nf4 Bxf4 21. exf4 Qd6 22. g3 Kf8 (22... O-O-O $14) 23. O-O h4 24. Rfc1 hxg3 25. hxg3 Ne4 $1 26. Nxe4 dxe4 27. Bxe4 Rd8 28. Re1 Bd5 29. Rad1 (29. Rac1 $16) 29... f5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (29... Rh5 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 30. Bg2 $18 Be6 31. Re5 Rh6 32. Rde1 Bd7 $2 (32... Kf7 33. a5 Rf6) 33. Rd5 { White is clearly winning.} Qb6 34. a5 Qc6 35. Qxc6 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Black "Chernobay, Artem"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B29"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2510"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,58,6,4,12,27,-40,-36,-46,-45,-46,-35,-37,-40,-42,-21,-18,-29,-43,-39, -36,-44,-40,-48,-51,-29,-46,-40,-51,-31,-95,-91,-98,-74,-97,-88,-102,-93,-94, -81,-136,-47,-43,-61,-48,0,0,0,-69,0,0,0]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Bc4 (4. Nc3 e6 5. Nxd5 exd5 6. d4 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bd3 d6 9. exd6 Qxd6 10. O-O O-O 11. Re1 h6 12. h3 Bd7 13. Be3 d4 14. Bd2 Rfe8 15. a3 Qd5 16. b4 Bd6 17. c4 dxc3 18. Rxe8+ Rxe8 19. Bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (29) So,W (2792)-Mamedyarov,S (2804) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 4... Nb6 5. d3 d5 6. exd6 { B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} Qxd6 7. O-O (7. Bb3 $11) 7... Nxc4 $15 8. dxc4 {Black is slightly better.} Qxd1 9. Rxd1 Bg4 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. Be3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nb5 Rc8 {0-1 (41) Dugic,N-Kolanovic,D (1617) Vukovar 2013}) 11... e6 12. Nb5 Rc8 13. b3 Be7 14. h3 Bxf3 15. gxf3 b6 16. Bf4 f6 17. Kg2 g5 18. Be3 Rd8 19. a4 (19. f4 $15) 19... Kf7 $17 20. a5 a6 {[#] ... Rxd1 is the strong threat.} 21. Nc7 Nxa5 22. Nxa6 Nc6 23. Nc7 Nb4 24. Rdc1 (24. Rxd8 $142 Rxd8 25. c3) 24... Rc8 (24... f5 $17 {aiming for ...f4.} 25. c3 Nd3) 25. Ra7 $15 Nc6 26. Rb7 Na5 27. Ra7 Nc6 28. Rb7 Na5 ({Black should play} 28... Rb8 $15 29. Rxb8 Rxb8) 29. Ra7 $11 Nc6 {Precision: White = 58%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B52"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2701"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,61,13,23,5,5,10,8,6,12,-6,9,7,4,4,12,0,0,-20,-14,-5,-3,-2,-7,-11,-2, -16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. c4 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 g6 {B54: Sicilian: 2...d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4, Unusual Lines} 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. Be3 Nf6 9. f3 O-O {LiveBook: 20 Games} 10. Bxc6 bxc6 { The position is equal.} 11. O-O e5 12. Nde2 Be6 13. Qa4 $146 d5 (13... Qc7 { feels hotter.} 14. b3 a5 15. Rad1 Rfd8 16. Rd2 Rac8) 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 Qxd5 17. Rfd1 Qb7 18. Rd2 Rfd8 19. Rad1 Rxd2 20. Rxd2 e4 21. Nf4 exf3 {Strongly threatening ...Bf5.} 22. Nxe6 fxe6 23. Qg4 fxg2 24. Qxe6+ Kh8 25. Bd4 Bxd4+ 26. Rxd4 $11 {KQR-KQR} Rc8 27. Qf6+ Kg8 28. Qe6+ Kh8 29. Qf6+ Kg8 30. Qe6+ Kh8 {[#] ( -> ...Rc1+)} 31. Qf6+ {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 73%. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Black "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2674"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,75,-4,-9,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-29,-11,-14,-4,-22,-18,-27,-20,-21,35,3,23, 7,148,166,135,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 a6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Be3 Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Kh1 O-O 11. Qe1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. a3 Nd7 {B85: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines with early Be3} (13... Bb7 14. Qg3 Rad8 15. Rae1 Qd7 16. Bd3 Nh5 17. Qg4 Nf6 18. Qg3 Nh5 19. Qg4 Nf6 20. Qg3 Nh5 21. Qg4 Nf6 22. Qg3 {1/2-1/2 (24) Andreikin,D (2712)-Grischuk,A (2772) Huaian 2017}) 14. Qg3 Bf6 15. Rad1 Bb7 16. Bxf6 Nxf6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 17. Qe3 Rfd8 18. Bf3 Qc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18... Rac8 19. Rd2 {1-0 (50) Schoenmakers,N (1866)-Schoenenborn,W (2010) Prague 2015}) 19. Rfe1 h6 20. Rd4 Nd7 21. Qd2 Nb6 {[#] Threatens to win with .. .Nc4.} 22. Be2 Rd7 23. Rd1 {[%cal Rd4d6]} Rad8 24. Qc1 e5 25. R4d3 {[%cal Bd4d3,Bd3g3,Bg3g6][%mdl 32]} a5 (25... Na4 $11) 26. Rg3 {And now f5 would win.} exf4 $1 27. Qxf4 b4 (27... Qe5 $11 {remains equal.} 28. Qe3 Nc4 29. Bxc4 bxc4) 28. Qf6 $16 {[%csl Gg3][%cal Rf6g7]} g6 29. Bg4 (29. Nd5 $16 Bxd5 30. Rh3) 29... bxc3 $11 {[#]The position is equal.} 30. Be6 $1 {[%mdl 512] Intending Qxg6+ and mate.} Bxe4 (30... fxe6 31. Rxg6+) 31. Rxg6+ $1 Bxg6 32. Qxg6+ Kh8 33. Qxh6+ Kg8 34. Qg6+ Kh8 $1 ({But not} 34... Kf8 $2 35. Rf1 $18) 35. Qf6+ Kg8 $1 36. Qg6+ Kh8 $1 ({Wrong is} 36... Kf8 $2 37. Rf1 $18) 37. Qf6+ Kg8 $1 38. Qg6+ {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 44%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Sarana, Alexey"] [Black "Dubov, Daniil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D80"] [WhiteElo "2588"] [BlackElo "2696"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,83,14,35,23,33,33,21,0,31,-31,-31,-31,-30,0,10,-62,-50,-51,-58,-97, -91,-100,-37,-27,-45,-48,-48,-48,-53,-113,-110,-117,-109,-101,-20,-51,-60,-12, -8,-8,-11,-21,-20,-20,-21,-21,-16,-16,-16,-24,-20,-25,-8,-12,-13,-14,0,-8,0, -36,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,-10]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Ne4 5. Bf4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. e3 O-O {D80: Grünfeld: Unusual White 4th moves and 4 Bg5} 8. Nf3 c6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} (8... c5 $5) (8... c5 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Qb3 Be6 11. Qxd5 Bxd5 12. Be2 Nc6 13. O-O Rfc8 14. Rfd1 cxd4 15. cxd4 Nb4 16. Rd2 a5 17. Ne1 Bc4 18. Bxc4 Rxc4 {1/2-1/2 (50) Ju,W (2572)-Puranik,A (2520) chess. com INT 2018}) 9. Be2 Qa5 {White has an edge.} 10. Qb3 dxc4 11. Qxc4 b5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11... Nd7 12. Qb4 {1/2-1/2 (12) Kantorik,M (2270)-Hagara,E (2424) Slovakia 2013}) 12. Qb4 (12. Qb3 $14) 12... Qxb4 $15 13. cxb4 a5 14. bxa5 Be6 15. Kd2 ({Better is} 15. Ng5 $11) 15... Rxa5 16. Rhc1 Bd5 17. Bd1 Nd7 18. Bb3 Rfa8 (18... Bxf3 $17 19. gxf3 c5) 19. Bxd5 cxd5 20. Rab1 Bf8 21. Ke1 b4 22. Rxb4 (22. Rc2 $15) 22... e5 $1 $17 23. Rb7 exf4 24. Rxd7 fxe3 ({Black should try} 24... Rxa2 $17 25. Kf1 (25. exf4 Re8+ 26. Kf1 Ree2 $17) (25. Rxd5 $2 fxe3 26. fxe3 Rxg2 $19) 25... fxe3 26. fxe3 Bh6) 25. fxe3 Rxa2 26. Kf1 $1 Bh6 27. Re1 R8a3 28. Rxd5 Bxe3 29. Re2 Ra1+ 30. Re1 Rxe1+ 31. Kxe1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Bf4 32. Kf2 Ra2+ 33. Kf1 Kg7 34. Rb5 Kf6 35. Rb3 Ra1+ 36. Kf2 Ra2+ 37. Kf1 h5 38. g3 {The position is equal.} Bd6 39. Rb6 Ke7 40. Rb7+ Kf6 41. Rb6 Ke7 42. Rb7+ {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 53%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Maletin, Pavel"] [Black "Shirov, Alexei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2644"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "47"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,47,-12,-16,-20,-15,0,4,6,0,0,21,21,25,127,0,157,162,445,436,432,457, 433,379,1157,1132,997,588]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 7. Ne5 a6 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 8. O-O Bb7 9. b3 b4 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 c3 12. a3 {LiveBook: 5 Games} a5 13. axb4 axb4 {[#]} 14. Rxa8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Bf4 Nd7 15. Bxc6 Bxc6 16. Nxc6 {1-0 (38) Ding,L (2778)-So,W (2775) Shanghai 2016}) 14... Bxa8 15. Qd3 Bd6 16. Bf4 g5 17. Be3 {Ra1 is the strong threat.} f5 (17... Bxe5 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} 18. dxe5 Qxd3 19. Bxd3 Nd7) 18. Ra1 (18. Bxf5 $1 $16 Bxe5 19. dxe5 exf5 20. Qxf5) 18... Bb7 $2 {[#]} (18... Bxe5 $1 $11 19. Rxa8 (19. dxe5 fxe4 20. Qxe4 Bb7 $11) 19... fxe4 20. Qxe4 Bd6) 19. Ra7 $1 $36 {[%cal Ra7b7] [%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Qb6 $2 (19... fxe4 20. Qxe4 Qb6 {[#]} 21. Nc4 $3 $11 {[%mdl 512]}) (19... Bxe5 20. dxe5 Ba6 21. Qxd8+ (21. Rxa6 Qxd3 22. Bxd3 Nxa6 $11) 21... Kxd8 22. Bxg5+ Kc8) 20. Qc4 $18 Bc8 21. Bxc6+ Nxc6 22. d5 (22. Nxc6 f4 $16) 22... Bc5 $2 ({But not} 22... Qxa7 $2 23. Qxc6+ Ke7 24. Bxg5+ Kf8 25. Qxc8+ Kg7 26. Qxe6 $18) (22... Bxe5 23. Bxb6 Nxa7 24. Bxa7 Kf7) 23. Bxc5 Nxe5 24. Qd4 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 33%.} (24. Bxb6 $2 {perishes.} Nxc4 25. Bd4 c2 $19) 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2566"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,112,8,8,7,2,5,0,0,0,0,0,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-35,-9,-7,-5,-3,-6,-10, -29,-10,0,-24,0,0,0,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,-7,-5,-15,-6,-57,-59,-65, -31,-33,-27,-23,-9,-18,-12,-18,-10,-22,-21,-68,-17,-13,-11,-8,-12,-14,-10,-25, -22,-18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rd1 b6 10. Bf4 Ba6 { E08: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2} (10... Bb7 11. Ne5 Nh5 12. Bd2 Nhf6 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. Nc6 Bxc6 15. Qxc6 a6 16. a4 Rc8 17. Qb7 Nb8 18. Na3 Qc7 19. Qxc7 Rxc7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Cheparinov,I (2710)-Kuzubov,Y (2699) Riadh 2017}) 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. Nc3 Bxc4 13. Nxc4 dxc4 14. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4d5][%mdl 32]} b5 15. d5 cxd5 16. exd5 {[#] aiming for d6.} e5 17. d6 exf4 18. Nxb5 Rc5 $146 19. a4 a6 20. dxe7 Qxe7 21. Nd6 fxg3 22. hxg3 h5 23. Rd4 Rb8 24. Rad1 Nf8 25. Rxc4 Rxc4 26. Nxc4 Ne6 27. Ne5 Qb4 28. Rd2 Re8 29. Nc6 Qg4 $1 30. Ne5 Qb4 31. Nc6 Qg4 $1 32. Ne5 Qg5 33. Qc3 Qf5 34. Re2 {[#]} h4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 35. Qd3 (35. gxh4 Nf4) 35... Qh5 {Hoping for ...hxg3.} 36. Bf3 (36. Nc6 $11) 36... Qg5 $15 37. Kh2 Qh6 38. Kg2 hxg3 39. fxg3 Rd8 40. Qc4 Rd1 41. Qc8+ Nf8 {( -> ...Qh1+)} 42. Qh3 Qc1 {White must now prevent ...Qc5.} 43. Qh4 Ne6 (43... Qc5 $15 44. Rf2 Rd4) 44. Qc4 $1 $11 Rg1+ 45. Kh2 Qxc4 46. Nxc4 Ra1 47. b3 Nd4 48. Re3 {The position is equal.} g5 49. Rd3 Ra2+ 50. Kg1 Nxf3+ 51. Rxf3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Ne4 52. Re3 f5 53. g4 Ra1+ 54. Kg2 Ra2+ 55. Kg1 Ra1+ 56. Kg2 Ra2+ {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Lomasov, Semen"] [Black "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2550"] [BlackElo "2570"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,104,0,0,0,17,19,12,10,16,8,16,16,15,11,18,11,30,22,41,45,54,45,52, -32,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,64,39,68,0,0,0,0,17,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,18, 118,0,50,37,31,41,39,38,49,0,133,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 {[%cal Bc2c3,Bc3d4][%mdl 32]} Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Be3 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qc2 Bg6 13. Qb3 Ne7 14. O-O c6 {LiveBook: 10 Games} 15. Bd3 Nd2 16. Nxd2 {[#] Hoping for Ne2.} Bxd3 17. Rfe1 Bg6 {[#]} 18. Na4 $146 Nf5 19. Nf3 Nxe3 20. Rxe3 Be4 21. Rd1 Kh8 22. Nd2 Bg6 23. Qc3 Rc8 { [%cal Ba8c8,Bc8c7,Bc7e7][%mdl 32]} 24. b4 f6 25. e6 (25. Nc5 $14) 25... Rc7 26. Nxb6 axb6 27. a4 Re8 28. Rde1 Rce7 29. a5 bxa5 (29... h5 $11) 30. bxa5 $14 Bf5 {[%cal Re7e6]} 31. Qb4 (31. a6 $1 $14) 31... Kg8 $11 (31... Rxe6 $2 32. Qxb7 Be4 33. f3 $18) 32. Nb3 Bxe6 33. Nc5 Qd6 $1 34. Qb6 Bc8 35. Rxe7 Rxe7 36. Rxe7 Qxe7 37. Qa7 Qe1+ 38. Kh2 Qxf2 39. Qb8 Kf7 $1 40. Nxb7 Bxb7 41. Qxb7+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} Kg6 42. Qb1+ f5 (42... Kh6 $11) 43. Qa1 (43. Qd3 $16 Qa2 44. Qg3+ Kh6 45. Qf4+ Kg6 46. h4) 43... Qf4+ 44. Kh1 {[%mdl 1024] Black must now prevent a6. White has compensation.} Qc7 45. a6 {aiming for a7.} Qa7 46. Qa4 Kg5 47. Kg1 c5 {[#]} (47... h5 $11 {remains equal.}) 48. Qc6 (48. h4+ $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Kxh4 49. dxc5+ Kg5 50. Qa5) 48... c4 {The position is equal.} ({Much weaker is} 48... cxd4 $6 49. Qb7 $16) 49. Kh2 Qb8+ ({But not} 49... Qxd4 $2 50. Qc7 $18) 50. Kh1 Qb1+ 51. Kh2 Qb8+ $1 52. Kh1 {Qb7 is the strong threat. } Qb1+ {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 45%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Black "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2547"] [BlackElo "2665"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "135"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,135,-4,0,0,-36,-37,-35,-20,-8,-22,-27,-11,-34,-29,-49,-35,-54,-15, -30,0,0,0,0,46,39,50,60,64,52,112,112,112,112,112,112,112,114,100,97,93,100,88, 91,128,135,136,14,136,43,136,136,136,136,136,136,177,0,95,44,137,137,137,137, 194,179,179,160,158,111,245,92,107,114,350,332,427,410,567,512,706,691,7312, 5743,29980,2141,29958,7137,29955,7192,2735,2490,29975,29971,29969,29969,29977, 29978,29978,29974,29979,29980,29980,29981,29981,29982,29982,29983,29983,29984, 29985,29986,29986,29987]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 Qc7 8. O-O Nf6 9. f4 d5 10. e5 Nd7 {B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6} 11. Na4 Nb6 12. Nxb6 Qxb6+ 13. Kh1 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Be7 14. f5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. c4 O-O 15. Qe2 a5 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Be3 d4 18. Bf2 {0-1 (105) Zawadzka,J (2419)-Pavlidis,A (2539) Minsk 2017}) 14... exf5 15. Bxf5 Bxf5 16. Rxf5 O-O 17. b3 Rad8 18. Qd3 c5 19. Bg5 Bxg5 20. Rxg5 d4 21. Rf1 Qb5 22. Qf5 Qe2 23. h4 $40 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 160] Black needs to defend precisely.} h6 24. Rg3 Rde8 25. Qf6 $1 {[%csl Gg3][%cal Rf6g7]} g6 26. Rf5 $1 { Rxg6+! would kill now.} Kh7 {[#]} (26... Qe1+ $1 $14 27. Kh2 Qxg3+ 28. Kxg3 Re6 ) 27. h5 $1 $16 {[%cal Rh5g6][%mdl 512]} Qe1+ (27... gxh5 28. Qg7#) 28. Kh2 { [%cal Rh5g6]} Qxg3+ ({But not} 28... g5 $2 29. Rfxg5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} hxg5 30. Qf5+ Kh8 31. Qxg5 $18) 29. Kxg3 {White threatens hxg6+ and mate.} gxf5 30. Qxf5+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KRR} Kg7 31. Kf4 {aiming for Qf6+.} Re6 32. g4 Rfe8 33. Ke4 Rd6 34. a3 Kg8 35. a4 ({Better is} 35. g5 $16) 35... Kg7 (35... d3 $11 {keeps the balance.} 36. cxd3 Rd4+ 37. Ke3 Rd5) 36. a5 ({White should play } 36. g5 $16) 36... Kg8 (36... Rde6 $14) 37. g5 hxg5 38. Qxg5+ Kh7 39. Qf5+ Kg7 40. Qg5+ (40. Kd3 $18 Rde6 41. Kc4) 40... Kh7 $1 41. Qg3 (41. Qf4 $1 $16 { [%cal Rf4f7]} Kg7 42. Qg4+ Kh8 43. Kd3 Rxe5 44. Qf4) 41... Kh6 ({Black should try} 41... d3 $1 $14 42. cxd3 Ree6) 42. Qg4 $1 Kh7 43. Qg5 $1 Kh8 (43... d3 $16 44. cxd3 Ree6 45. Qf5+ Kg8) 44. h6 {[%csl Gh6][%cal Rg5g7]} Rg6 45. Qf5 $1 { [%cal Rf5f7]} Kg8 46. Kd5 Rge6 (46... Rxh6 $16 47. Kxc5 Rb8) 47. Kc4 $2 (47. Qh5 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.}) 47... Rxh6 48. Kxc5 d3 $2 (48... Rb8 $16 49. Kc4 (49. Kxd4 Rb5 $16) 49... Re6) 49. cxd3 $18 Rb8 {[#]} 50. b4 $1 Rh1 51. d4 Rc1+ 52. Kd6 {And now Qg5+ would win.} Rc4 53. e6 Rxd4+ 54. Kc5 (54. Ke7 $142 fxe6 55. Qg6+ Kh8 56. Qf6+ Kg8 57. Qxd4 Rb7+ 58. Kxe6 Rf7 {[#]} 59. b5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} axb5 60. a6) 54... Rdd8 55. Qxf7+ Kh8 56. Qf6+ Kh7 57. e7 Rdc8+ 58. Kd5 {White mates.} Rg8 59. Qxa6 Rg5+ 60. Kc6 Rg6+ 61. Kc7 Rxa6 62. Kxb8 { KR-K3P} Re6 63. b5 {[%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32]} Kg7 64. b6 Kf7 65. b7 Rxe7 66. Ka8 Re5 67. a6 {[%cal Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32]} Re6 68. a7 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Iljin, Artem"] [Black "Popov, Valerij"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2528"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,59,-4,54,46,47,33,37,37,43,51,44,40,82,100,87,84,77,80,74,79,94,83, 131,65,75,87,164,152,156,156,141,110,319,142,161,139,145,129,128,119,108,7,42, 20,42,42,26,0,7,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 c5 3. b3 Nc6 4. Bb5 f6 (4... Bd7 5. Bb2 e6 6. O-O Nge7 7. Be2 Ng6 8. c4 d4 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qf6 11. Nc2 Qxb2 12. Nc3 Nb4 {0-1 (27) Salgado Lopez,I (2644)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 5. Nc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. d4 Ba6 7. dxc5 Qa5+ 8. Qd2 Qxc5 9. Ba3 Qb6 10. Nc3 e5 11. Na4 Qb5 12. Bxf8 Kxf8 {1-0 (35) Kokeza,M (2236)-Babic,D (2282) Banja Vrucica 2014}) 5... Bg4 (5... e5 $11) 6. h3 {A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5} Bh5 7. Ba3 e5 8. e4 {White is slightly better.} d4 9. Bxc6+ $1 bxc6 10. Na4 c4 {[#]} 11. Bxf8 $1 Kxf8 12. Qe2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is on the roll.} Bf7 13. c3 ({Don't play} 13. bxc4 Qa5 $11) 13... Ne7 14. cxd4 ({Much weaker is } 14. bxc4 Qa5 $15) 14... exd4 15. O-O ({Of course not} 15. bxc4 $6 Qa5 $11) 15... g5 16. Rfc1 (16. e5 $16) 16... Ng6 $14 17. Rxc4 Nf4 (17... d3 $16 18. Qe3 Bxc4 19. Qc5+ Kg7 20. Qxc4 Nf4) 18. Qf1 $18 Bxc4 19. Qxc4 Qd6 20. Re1 {[%cal Ba1e1,Be1e3,Be3d3,Bd3d7][%mdl 32]} d3 $2 (20... Ne6 $16) 21. Nc5 (21. e5 $18 { and the rest is easy.} Qe6 22. Qb4+ Kg8 23. Nc5) 21... Re8 $16 22. Re3 Kg7 23. Nxd3 Nxd3 24. Rxd3 Qe6 25. Qxe6 (25. Qc5 $16) 25... Rxe6 $11 26. Rd7+ Kg6 27. d3 {[#] aiming for Nd4.} c5 28. Nd2 Ra6 29. Nc4 Rxa2 30. Ne3 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Black "Grachev, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2504"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "222"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,222,30,40,33,50,44,48,32,70,65,89,93,97,103,99,62,67,69,91,55,50,47, 34,30,31,24,27,0,5,0,0,9,10,-34,-31,-39,-38,-105,-97,-102,-95,-175,-175,-163, -174,-123,-15,-30,-9,-27,-5,-8,-14,-16,-8,-45,-47,-65,-44,-15,0,0,0,-23,-8,-8, -10,-8,-23,-98,-59,-61,-78,-147,-137,-124,-118,-148,0,0,-7,-127,-117,-127,-114, -127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-141,-127,-127, -127,-216,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127, -127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-211,-127,-168,0,-211,-211,-530,-127,-211,0,-402, -127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127, -127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127, -127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,-127,0,-127,0, -127,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-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]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Qd3 {B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6} (6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. O-O Nf6 9. Qf3 Be7 10. Qg3 O-O 11. Bh6 Ne8 12. Bf4 Bh4 13. Qf3 Bg5 14. Na4 Qf6 15. Bxg5 Qxg5 16. Nb6 Rb8 17. Nxc8 Rxc8 18. Bxa6 {1-0 (33) Kramnik,V (2800)-Andreikin,D (2712) Moscow 2018}) 6... Nge7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Qc7 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Qg3 Qxg3 9. hxg3 d5 10. Bf4 Nf6 11. Na4 Bb4+ 12. c3 Ba5 13. exd5 cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (28) Motylev,A (2658)-Leitao,R (2618) Fufeng 2017}) 7. Bf4 Ng6 8. Bg3 {White is slightly better.} d6 9. O-O-O Nxd4 10. Qxd4 e5 11. Qa4+ Bd7 12. Qb3 b5 13. Nd5 Be7 14. Kb1 O-O 15. Be2 Be6 16. Nxe7+ Qxe7 17. Qa3 Rfd8 18. h4 Rac8 19. Rd2 ({ Of course not} 19. Qxa6 Ra8 $17) 19... Qc7 20. Rhd1 d5 21. exd5 Rxd5 22. c3 ({ Don't play} 22. Qxa6 Bf5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]}) 22... Rc5 23. h5 (23. Kc1 $15) 23... Nf8 $1 $17 24. Bh4 ({Much worse is} 24. Qxa6 b4 $11) 24... f6 $1 25. f4 ( 25. f3 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 25... a5 $19 {Strongly threatening ...b4.} 26. Bf2 b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4a3]} 27. Qa4 bxc3 (27... Rc6 $17 28. fxe5 bxc3) 28. Rc2 $11 Rc6 29. Bb5 Bf5 30. Bxc6 Qxc6 31. Qxc6 Rxc6 32. b3 exf4 {And now ...Re6 would win.} 33. Kc1 Bxc2 34. Kxc2 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Ne6 35. Rd5 Ng5 36. Rxa5 Re6 37. Ra8+ Kf7 38. Ra7+ Ke8 39. Bd4 (39. Bc5 $11 {remains equal.}) 39... Re2+ $17 40. Kxc3 Rxg2 41. h6 ({Better is} 41. a4) 41... gxh6 42. b4 f3 43. b5 Ne6 (43... Ne4+ $1 $17 44. Kc4 Nd6+ 45. Kd3 Nxb5) 44. b6 $1 $11 { [%cal Rb6b7]} Nxd4 45. Kxd4 {KR-KR} (45. b7 $1 $11 Nc6 46. Ra6 Rc2+ 47. Kb3) 45... Rb2 46. Ra3 Rxb6 47. Ke3 Kf7 48. Kxf3 Kg6 49. Ra8 h5 50. Kg3 Rb4 51. Kh3 Rc4 52. Rg8+ Kf5 53. Ra8 Rc3+ 54. Kh4 Rc1 55. Ra5+ (55. Kg3 $17 {is a better defense.}) 55... Kg6 (55... Kf4 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc1h1]} 56. Ra4+ Kf3 57. Kxh5 Rh1+ 58. Rh4 Rxh4+ 59. Kxh4 Ke3) 56. a4 $17 Rc4+ 57. Kh3 Rc3+ 58. Kh4 h6 59. Ra8 Rc4+ 60. Kh3 Kg5 61. a5 Rc3+ 62. Kg2 Ra3 63. a6 Kf4 64. Kh2 f5 65. Kg2 (65. Ra7 $17) 65... Ra2+ 66. Kh3 Ra3+ 67. Kg2 {[#]} h4 $1 68. Kh2 $2 (68. Ra7 { was the crucial defense.}) 68... Ra1 $2 (68... Kf3 $19 69. Rf8 f4) 69. Kg2 (69. Ra7 $17) 69... Ra3 $2 (69... Kg4 70. Rg8+ Kh5) 70. Kh2 $1 $19 h3 $2 (70... Kf3 $19 71. Kh3 Ra1) 71. a7 $17 h5 72. Rb8 Rxa7 73. Kxh3 Ra1 74. Rb7 Rh1+ 75. Kg2 Rc1 76. Kh3 Kg5 77. Rg7+ Kf6 78. Ra7 Kg6 79. Ra8 Rc3+ 80. Kh4 Rc4+ 81. Kh3 Rg4 82. Rg8+ Kf6 83. Rh8 Kg5 84. Rg8+ Kf4 85. Ra8 Rg1 86. Ra4+ Kg5 87. Ra8 Re1 88. Rg8+ Kf4 89. Rf8 Re5 {Hoping for ...Ke3.} 90. Rh8 Re3+ 91. Kh2 Kg4 92. Rg8+ Kf4 93. Rh8 $1 Kg4 94. Rg8+ $1 {[#]} Kf3 ({Black should play} 94... Kh4 $1 $17 { Threatens to win with ...f4.} 95. Kg2 Rc3) 95. Rg5 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} Re2+ 96. Kg1 Re1+ 97. Kh2 f4 98. Rxh5 Kf2 99. Ra5 f3 100. Ra2+ Re2 101. Ra1 Re3 102. Rb1 Re1 103. Rb2+ Re2 (103... Kf1 $5 104. Kg3 $8 Re3 105. Rf2+ Ke1 $11) 104. Rb1 Re1 105. Rb2+ Ke3 {( -> ...Re2+)} 106. Rb3+ Kf4 107. Rb4+ $1 Re4 (107... Ke3 $5 {[%cal Rf3f2]} 108. Rb3+ Kf2 109. Rb2+ $19) 108. Rb8 $1 Re1 { ...f2 is the strong threat.} 109. Rb4+ $1 Re4 110. Rb8 $1 Re7 {White must now prevent ...Re1.} 111. Kg1 Ke5 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Bezgodov, Alexei"] [Black "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C78"] [WhiteElo "2473"] [BlackElo "2438"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,84,18,26,18,31,20,33,25,31,0,9,0,16,0,11,0,2,0,0,-14,-13,-13,-11,-50, -27,-138,-67,-49,-22,-26,-39,-28,-41,-35,-12,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,34,32,31,35, 34,26,138,106,111,129,118,117,110,40,49,8,4,5,4,6,4,3,7,2,9,0,8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bb7 7. d3 Bc5 8. Nc3 O-O {LiveBook: 51 Games. C78: Ruy Lopez: Archangelsk and Möller Defences} 9. Bd2 (9. a3 h6 10. Nd5 d6 11. c3 Rb8 12. h3 Re8 13. Nh2 Nxd5 14. Bxd5 Ne7 15. Ba2 Ng6 16. Qf3 {1/2-1/2 (43) Trent,L (2435)-Adams,M (2727) Germany 2018}) 9... h6 10. Nd5 d6 11. c3 Rb8 12. Rc1 $146 ({Predecessor: } 12. a4 Bc8 13. axb5 axb5 14. Rc1 Be6 15. Re1 Bxd5 16. exd5 {1/2-1/2 (28) Ramsey,T-Lee,M ICCF email 2017}) 12... Ba7 13. a3 Nd7 14. Ba2 Ne7 {[%cal Bc6e7, Be7g6,Bg6f4][%mdl 32]} 15. Ne3 Nf6 16. c4 Ng6 17. Ba5 Rc8 18. h3 Qd7 19. Nh2 Nf4 20. b3 {[#]} (20. Nf3 $11) 20... Nh7 (20... N6h5 $1 $17 21. Nhg4 Bc5) 21. Nd5 $15 Nxd5 (21... Bxd5 {is more complex.} 22. cxd5 f5 23. Bb1 Qf7 24. h4 g5) 22. cxd5 f5 23. Bd2 Nf6 24. Qe2 c6 25. dxc6 Bxc6 {[%cal Rf5e4]} 26. b4+ Kh8 { [%cal Rf5e4]} 27. exf5 Qxf5 {...Nh5 is the strong threat.} 28. Be3 $1 {[%cal Re3a7]} Bxe3 29. fxe3 {[%cal Bf2e3,Be3e4][%mdl 32]} Qg6 30. Be6 Rc7 $1 31. Ng4 {And now Nxf6 would win.} Qe8 32. Bb3 Re7 (32... Ng8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 33. Nxf6 gxf6 34. e4 Rg7 35. Rf5 Bd7 {[#]} 36. Rh5 (36. Rf3 $1 $16) 36... Qg6 $14 37. Rf1 f5 {The position is equal.} 38. exf5 Rxf5 39. Rhxf5 Bxf5 40. Rf3 { Black must now prevent Qf1.} e4 $1 {[%cal Re4f3]} 41. dxe4 Bxe4 42. Rf2 d5 $1 { Precision: White = 58%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Black "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2464"] [BlackElo "2573"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,81,4,0,-10,0,0,24,11,13,12,9,14,21,0,30,16,20,16,22,12,25,12,12,12, 16,18,21,13,18,17,28,4,4,5,6,0,0,0,2,-7,0,0,0,-5,0,-5,-4,-7,0,-1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxe7 Qxe7 6. Nbd2 Nf6 {D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3} 7. g3 O-O 8. Bg2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Rc1 (10. Ne5 Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Rc1 Rfd8 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. Rfd1 { 1/2-1/2 (36) Radjabov,T (2741)-Rapport,R (2692) Palma de Mallorca 2017}) 10... Nbd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Qa4 Qd6 13. e3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rc3 a5 {1-0 (58) Cubok,M-Licka,R Ostrava 2011}) 13... a5 14. Rfd1 Rfc8 15. Bf1 Bc6 16. Qb3 h6 17. Nb1 Ne4 18. Nfd2 Nef6 19. Nc3 Qb4 20. a3 Qxb3 21. Nxb3 Kf8 22. Rd2 Ke7 23. Rdc2 Kd8 24. Nd2 Bb7 25. Nb5 Rxc2 {The position is equal.} 26. Rxc2 Ne8 27. Nf3 f6 28. Nh4 Nf8 29. Bd3 Rc8 30. Rxc8+ Bxc8 31. Kf1 Bd7 32. Ke2 g5 33. Nf3 Ke7 34. h4 Nd6 35. Nxd6 Kxd6 36. hxg5 hxg5 $11 {KBN-KBN} 37. Nd2 Be8 38. f4 gxf4 39. gxf4 Bh5+ 40. Kf2 Bg6 41. Ke2 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Black "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2446"] [BlackElo "2351"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,83,25,10,16,11,13,8,29,16,25,23,25,20,30,12,39,16,10,16,29,14,62,-39, -51,-42,0,-34,-23,-79,-70,-72,-52,-75,-27,-45,-9,-12,26,18,22,0,14,0,5,0,7,0,0, -7,-14,-101,516,520,518,509,486,500,464,177,531,527,507,494,29995,29995]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 Na6 8. Nc3 Ne4 { E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} (8... d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bf4 Re8 11. Rc1 c5 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Nd4 a6 14. a3 Bf8 15. b4 Ne6 16. Nxe6 fxe6 17. Na4 Rc8 18. Rxc8 Qxc8 19. Qd4 b5 {0-1 (82) Nakamura,H (2787)-Carlsen,M (2853) chess.com INT 2016}) 9. Bf4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Be4 11. Bf1 { LiveBook: 10 Games} d6 12. Nd2 Bb7 13. e4 Bf6 14. Be3 e5 15. Rb1 Qe7 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15... Qd7 16. Be2 {1/2-1/2 (25) Sabaev,S (2425)-Siigur,J (2411) ICCF email 2015}) 16. Bg2 Rad8 17. a3 g6 18. Qe2 Bg7 19. f4 Nb8 20. Qf2 c5 21. d5 (21. fxe5 $14 cxd4 22. cxd4) 21... exf4 $15 22. gxf4 Bxc3 23. Rb3 (23. e5 $5 ) 23... Bg7 24. Qg3 (24. e5 $11) 24... Rfe8 25. Bf2 Nd7 26. Rbe3 f6 27. h4 Nf8 28. h5 Ba6 29. hxg6 hxg6 30. Bf1 Qd7 31. Qh4 Re7 32. Bh3 Qc7 33. e5 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} fxe5 34. fxe5 Bxe5 {[#]} 35. Ne4 {[#]} ( 35. Rxe5 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512] remains equal.} Rxe5 (35... dxe5 36. Ne4) 36. Rxe5 dxe5 37. Ne4) 35... Rh7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (35... Rde8 $1 $17 36. Nf6+ Bxf6 37. Qxf6 Rxe3 38. Rxe3 Qf7 39. Qxd6 Bxc4) 36. Nf6+ $18 Bxf6 37. Qxf6 {Threatens to win with Re7.} Rf7 {[#]} 38. Qg5 $1 Nh7 39. Qh4 $2 (39. Qh6 Rdf8 40. Be6) 39... Kg7 $2 (39... g5 40. Qh6 Bc8) 40. Re7 g5 {[#]} 41. Bd4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kg8 ( 41... cxd4 $18 42. Qxd4+ Nf6 43. Rxc7 Rxc7) 42. Re8+ {Precision: White = 23%, Black = 23%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Palchun, Grigory"] [Black "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B32"] [WhiteElo "2443"] [BlackElo "2502"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "102"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,102,45,0,0,0,92,54,58,7,4,0,0,-15,0,0,0,0,0,-57,-41,-50,-47,-45,-46, -50,-51,-53,-48,-61,-43,-63,-63,-53,-49,-61,0,0,0,-79,-40,-36,-31,-37,-31,-31, -22,-31,-26,-205,-225,-220,-212,-168,-112,-112,-112,-112,-112,-112,-111,-151, -150,-110,-120,-613,-560,-707,-735,-2294,-1671,-29969,-29971,-29969,-59,-29971, -29971,-29972,-29971,-29975,-29975,-29981,-29978,-29983,-29984,-29985,-29985, -29995,-29996,-29996,-29997]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 a6 6. Nd6+ Bxd6 7. Qxd6 Qe7 8. Qd3 {LiveBook: 3 Games. B32: Sicilian: Löwenthal and Kalashnikov Variations} (8. Qd1 {is more complex.} d6 9. Nc3 Be6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Be3) (8. Qd1 Nf6 9. Nc3 d6 10. Bc4 Be6 11. Bb3 h6 12. Be3 O-O 13. O-O Rac8 14. Qd2 Na5 15. Rad1 Nc4 16. Bxc4 Rxc4 17. Qxd6 Qxd6 18. Rxd6 { 1/2-1/2 (39) Sarana,A (2577)-Sjugirov,S (2652) Batumi 2018}) 8... Nf6 9. Nc3 d6 (9... d5 $11 {remains equal.}) 10. Bg5 {White is better.} Be6 11. Be2 ({ White should play} 11. O-O-O $14) 11... Nd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Rd8 12. O-O h6 13. Be3 d5 14. exd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (52) Yeritsyan,A (2117) -Rudenko,N (1957) St Petersburg 2015}) 12. Nd5 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nxe2 14. Qxe2 h6 15. Bxf6 $1 Qxf6 16. h4 (16. O-O $11) 16... Qf4 17. c3 Rc8 18. g3 Qc4 19. Qxc4 Rxc4 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 20. Ke2 Ke7 21. a4 Rc5 22. Rhd1 g5 23. hxg5 hxg5 24. Rac1 f5 (24... Rhc8 $15) 25. b4 Rc4 26. Kd3 (26. Rh1 $1 $11 Rcc8 27. Rxh8 Rxh8 28. c4) 26... b5 27. axb5 axb5 28. Rh1 e4+ 29. Kd2 Rcc8 30. Rxh8 Rxh8 $11 {KR-KR} 31. Ra1 $2 (31. c4 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 31... Rh2 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh2f2]} 32. Ke3 Kf6 {And now ...Ke5 would win.} 33. Ra2 Rh8 (33... Rh1 $1 $19 34. Ra8 Rd1) 34. c4 $17 Ke5 {Hoping for ...f4+.} 35. cxb5 f4+ ({Don't play} 35... Kxd5 $6 36. b6 $11) 36. gxf4+ gxf4+ 37. Ke2 Rb8 38. Ra5 Kd4 39. Ra6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39. Kd2 $17) 39... f3+ $1 $19 40. Kd2 Rxb5 41. Rxd6 Rxb4 42. Ra6 {[#]} Rb2+ $1 43. Ke1 Rb1+ 44. Kd2 Rf1 {Black mates.} 45. Ra4+ {[#]} Ke5 $1 46. d6 Rxf2+ 47. Kc1 Re2 48. d7 f2 {[%cal Rf2f1]} 49. Ra5+ Kf4 {[%cal Rf2f1]} 50. Rd5 f1=Q+ 51. Rd1 Qh3 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 75%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Black "Saveliev, Alexei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E15"] [WhiteElo "2426"] [BlackElo "2354"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,82,20,19,38,33,27,19,57,50,79,57,80,69,77,58,88,55,68,88,75,65,77,43, 60,37,47,44,38,27,85,49,489,0,0,0,38,34,64,14,47,38,44,40,38,17,12,19,8,-21, -18,-8,3,3,3,2,2,3,13,4,27,28,37]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Nc3 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bg2 O-O 10. O-O Bb7 11. Bc1 Na6 12. Bb2 Qc8 {E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} (12... Re8 13. Rc1 c5 14. e3 Ne4 15. Re1 Bf6 16. Ne5 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 cxd4 18. exd4 Nc7 19. Bb2 Nb5 20. Bh3 Nd6 21. Nc6 Bxc6 22. Rxc6 Rxe1+ 23. Qxe1 {1/2-1/2 (59) Yu,Y (2760)-Liang,A (2572) chess.com INT 2018}) 13. Rc1 Qe6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... c5 14. e3 Rd8 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Nf4 Bd6 17. a3 Nc7 18. Qc2 Ne6 19. Bh3 Bxf4 20. gxf4 {0-1 (37) Malakhatko,V (2612)-Jumabayev,R (2442) Zvenigorod 2008}) 14. e3 h6 {The position is equal.} 15. Ne5 Rfd8 16. Ne2 Bf8 17. Nf4 Qe8 18. Qc2 c5 19. dxc5 bxc5 20. Rfd1 Rab8 21. Qe2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Nb4 $1 22. Ned3 (22. a3 {is more complex.} Na6 23. h4 Rd6 24. Qc2 Qe7 25. Bf3) 22... Nxd3 23. Qxd3 {Threatens to win with Bxf6.} Ne4 $1 24. Qe2 a5 25. Qh5 {[%cal Rf4d5]} Qc6 (25... a4 $11) 26. Nd3 Ba6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ({Black should try} 26... a4 $14) 27. Ne5 $2 (27. Qxf7+ $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf7 28. Ne5+ Ke8 29. Nxc6) 27... Qe6 $11 28. Qh3 Qf6 29. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4][%mdl 32]} Ng5 {[%cal Be4g5,Bg5h7,Bh7f6,Bf6g4][%mdl 32]} 30. Qh4 {Black must now prevent f4.} Bb7 31. f4 Nh7 32. Qxf6 Nxf6 33. Nd3 Ng4 34. Nxc5 Nxe3 35. Rd3 (35. Nxb7 {is interesting.} Rxb7 36. Rd4 Nxg2 37. Kxg2 Ra8 38. Ra4) 35... Nxg2 36. Kxg2 Bxc5 (36... Bc8 {keeps more tension.} 37. Be5 Rb5 38. Bd4 Bf5 39. Rdc3 Rb4) 37. Rxc5 Rbc8 38. Rxc8 Rxc8 39. Rd2 f6 40. Kf2 Kf7 41. Ke3 Ke6 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 41%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Black "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2421"] [BlackElo "2153"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "123"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,123,34,39,22,30,30,28,26,21,23,21,24,25,14,30,18,40,0,9,0,15,11,20,4, 8,0,0,0,26,23,20,21,25,22,38,41,41,38,41,41,60,45,60,52,52,54,53,53,52,60,94, 94,94,94,91,0,97,103,157,157,157,157,157,157,157,157,157,0,157,150,150,150,194, 203,207,197,243,215,203,204,243,243,243,243,249,175,241,249,248,247,242,103, 147,204,223,229,191,130,144,152,464,395,803,829,808,804,650,335]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Bb3 h6 8. Nbd2 Nh7 9. Nc4 Ng5 {LiveBook: 29 Games. C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} 10. Ne3 (10. Nxg5 hxg5 11. Qh5 Be6 12. Ne3 Bxb3 13. axb3 f6 14. h4 Qe8 15. Qg4 Qc8 16. Nf5 g6 17. Nxe7+ Nxe7 18. Qxc8 Rfxc8 19. hxg5 {1/2-1/2 (57) Radjabov,T (2761)-Aronian,L (2750) Nice 2009}) 10... Nxf3+ 11. Qxf3 Bg5 { White has an edge.} 12. Rd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nd5 Bxc1 13. Raxc1 Ne7 14. d4 Nxd5 15. exd5 Re8 16. Rfe1 Qg5 17. Qg3 {1/2-1/2 (28) Iuldachev,S (2550) -Thipsay,P (2469) Lucknow 2004}) 12... Be6 13. Bc2 Qf6 14. Qxf6 Bxf6 15. b4 Ne7 {[%cal Bc6e7,Be7f5,Bf5h4][%mdl 32]} 16. a4 Bg5 17. Ba3 Bxe3 18. fxe3 f5 19. exf5 Nxf5 20. Re1 Nh4 21. Rf1 Rxf1+ 22. Rxf1 Rf8 23. Rxf8+ Kxf8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 24. Kf2 Kf7 25. a5 a6 26. e4 Ng6 27. Ke3 Kf6 28. Bd1 Nf4 29. g3 Ng6 30. Be2 Bd7 31. d4 Ke7 32. d5 Nf8 33. c4 {[%cal Bc3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} Bc8 34. c5 Nd7 35. Bg4 {Threatens to win with c6.} Kd8 36. Be2 (36. cxd6 $16 cxd6 37. b5) 36... Nb8 (36... Ke7 $1 $11) 37. b5 $16 dxc5 ({Black should play} 37... Ke7) 38. Bxc5 {Strongly threatening bxa6.} Nd7 39. bxa6 $1 bxa6 40. Bb4 g6 41. Kd3 Ke8 42. Ke3 $2 (42. h4 $16) 42... h5 $2 ({Better is} 42... Kd8 $1 $11) 43. Bc3 Ke7 44. Bf1 g5 45. Be2 g4 46. Bb4+ Kf6 47. Bd1 Nb8 48. Bc5 Nd7 {[#]} 49. Ba3 $1 Nb8 50. Be2 Nd7 51. Bd3 Nb8 (51... Kf7 $142 52. Bc4 Kf6) 52. Kd2 $18 Nd7 53. Kc3 Kf7 54. Bc2 (54. Kb4 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.}) 54... Bb7 55. Ba4 (55. Kc4 $16) 55... Nf6 56. Kd3 Nh7 {[#]} 57. Bc1 $1 Ke7 58. Kc4 Nf8 $2 (58... Nf6 $16 {is more resistant.}) 59. Bg5+ Kf7 $2 (59... Kd6 60. Bc1 Ke7 61. Bg5+ Kd6) 60. Bd8 {White is clearly winning.} Nh7 61. Bxc7 Ng5 62. d6 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 53%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Palachev, Petr"] [Black "Looshnikov, Nikolai"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2395"] [BlackElo "2435"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,67,19,18,22,29,29,29,32,47,42,40,37,65,64,60,68,69,69,62,61,56,54,70, 68,68,66,70,69,69,37,53,57,100,13,86,67,120,125,108,108,112,126,125,133,151, 141,183,108,171,146,200,177,288,278,301,304,549,501,2507,2260]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 a6 5. b3 Be7 6. O-O {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} O-O 7. Bb2 c6 (7... b5 8. d3 Bb7 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. a3 {0-1 (40) Agrest,E (2593)-Wojtaszek,R (2749) Tallinn 2016}) 8. d4 {White has an edge.} b6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 8... b5 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. c5 a5 12. Rfe1 b4 {1-0 (38) Muratovic,E (2336)-Komic,I (2291) Neum 2002}) 9. Nc3 Bb7 10. Nd2 c5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. cxd5 exd5 13. Nf3 Re8 14. Rc1 Nbd7 15. e3 Rc8 16. Ne1 Ne5 17. Nd3 Nxd3 18. Qxd3 Ne4 19. Na4 Qg5 20. Rc2 Qh5 21. Rfc1 {[#]} ({White should play} 21. Bd4 $16) 21... Rcd8 (21... Nxf2 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512] remains equal.} 22. Rxf2 Bxe3 23. Rxc8 Bxc8) 22. Bd4 {[%cal Rd4c5]} Bxd4 (22... Ba3 $1 $14) 23. Qxd4 $16 b5 24. Nc5 Bc8 25. h4 h6 26. Nd3 g5 {[#]} 27. hxg5 $1 hxg5 28. Rc6 (28. Rc7 $18 ) 28... Bh3 (28... Qh8 $16 {was called for.}) 29. Nb4 g4 (29... Bxg2 $16 30. Kxg2 {[#]} Nxf2 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 30. Bh1 $18 Qf5 (30... Qh8 {is a better defense.} 31. Qxh8+ (31. Nxa6 Qxd4 32. exd4 Re7 $18) 31... Kxh8 32. Nxa6 (32. Rxa6 d4 $18) 32... d4) 31. Nd3 Re6 32. Nf4 {Threatens to win with Rxe6.} Rxc6 $2 (32... Qf6 {was worth a try.} 33. Rxe6 Qxd4 34. exd4 fxe6 35. Nxe6 Rd6) 33. Rxc6 Rd6 (33... Re8 $142 34. Rxa6 b4) 34. Bxe4 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Natacheev, Peter"] [Black "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2243"] [BlackElo "2482"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,75,6,6,5,7,-8,0,0,0,7,7,12,29,18,20,14,11,13,7,-10,-2,-14,-14,-29,93, 86,82,75,76,71,72,0,0,0,0,0,43,1,33,43,33,41,55,15,36,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. c3 c5 9. Ne5 {D03: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 Bg5, including Torre Attack with early . ..d5} (9. h3 Nc6 10. Qe2 Re8 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. e4 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 e6 15. Rfe1 Qb6 16. Rab1 Rad8 {1-0 (43) Kramnik,V (2808)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) Leuven 2017}) 9... Nfd7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. f4 e6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11... Ba6 12. Bxa6 Nxa6 13. Nf3 Nc7 14. Bh4 Qe6 15. Qd3 c4 16. Qe2 f5 {0-1 (55) Nikolaev,N (2305)-Sivokho,S (2478) St Petersburg 2001}) 12. Nf3 f6 13. Bh4 {[%cal Bg5h4,Bh4f2,Bf2c5][%mdl 32]} Nc6 14. dxc5 bxc5 15. e4 Bh6 16. exd5 exd5 17. Bf2 Bxf4 18. Bxc5 Bd6 19. Bf2 Ne5 20. Be2 Ng4 21. Bd4 Bf4 ( 21... Rae8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 22. Ne1 Be3+ 23. Kh1 Bxd4 24. Bxg4 f5 25. Bxf5 (25. Qxd4 $16 fxg4 26. Nd3) 25... Rxf5 26. Rxf5 Qxf5 {[%cal Rf5f1] [#]} 27. Qxd4 Qf1+ 28. Qg1 Qb5 29. Nf3 d4 $1 30. Qxd4 {Black must now prevent c4.} ( {Much worse is} 30. Nxd4 Qxb2 31. Rf1 Qxc3 $15) 30... Qxb2 31. Re1 {[#] Re7 is the strong threat.} Rf8 32. Kg1 Bxf3 {The position is equal.} 33. gxf3 Qxa2 $11 {KQR-KQR} 34. Re7 {[%csl Ge7][%cal Rd4g7]} Rf7 35. Re8+ Rf8 36. Re7 {[%csl Ge7] [%cal Rd4g7]} Rf7 37. Re8+ Rf8 38. Re7 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.04"] [Round "4"] [White "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Black "Yumakhuzhin, Vadim"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E62"] [WhiteElo "2139"] [BlackElo "2184"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 { [%emt 0:00:07]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:03: 54]} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0:02:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:03:37] E62: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c6 and Panno Variation (6...Nc6) without ...a6} 9. d5 {[%emt 0:02:23]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 10. e4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:02:36]} 11. Rb1 {[%emt 0: 03:24]} a5 {[%emt 0:04:05]} 12. c5 $146 {[%emt 0:04:06]} ({Predecessor:} 12. a3 Ne8 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 h6 15. c5 f5 16. Nd2 f4 {1/2-1/2 (37) Mamedjarova,Z (2349)-Dembo,Y (2396) Mallorca 2004}) 12... Ne8 {[%emt 0:03:23]} 13. Be3 { [%emt 0:01:04]} h6 {[%emt 0:13:09]} 14. Qc1 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01: 06]} 15. b4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} a4 {[%emt 0:06:37]} 16. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:00]} f5 { [%emt 0:02:22]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:02:58]} (17. f3 $14) 17... fxe4 {[%emt 0:05:52] } (17... exf4 $15 {keeps the upper hand.} 18. gxf4 (18. Bxf4 g5 $11) 18... fxe4 19. Ndxe4 Bf5) 18. Ndxe4 {[%emt 0:08:23]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 19. Bf2 { [%emt 0:03:18]} exf4 {[%emt 0:03:29]} 20. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Be5 {[%emt 0: 04:22]} 21. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 22. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:09:05] } Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 23. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:03:17]} 24. c6 { [%emt 0:14:48]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:06:46]} 25. dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be6 $14 { [%emt 0:00:58]} 26. b5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:05:38]} 27. b6 {[%emt 0: 01:20]} cxb6 {[%emt 0:02:37]} 28. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:07:33]} 29. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 30. Qxf2 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 32. Rd1 { [%emt 0:01:11]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:05:14]} 33. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:02:43]} Be5 {[%emt 0:06: 32]} 34. Rxc7 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Bxd4+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 35. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Qxc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. Kf2 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Qf7+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 37. Ke3 { [%emt 0:00:18]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 38. Bd5 {[%emt 0:02:57]} Qa3+ {[%emt 0: 01:32]} 39. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 40. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bf5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2670"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,96,30,23,27,19,22,34,46,31,45,44,34,26,29,0,0,0,17,0,42,43,58,12,73, 42,29,21,62,51,61,52,60,58,55,59,40,47,48,59,54,40,49,42,41,41,42,41,42,42,64, 60,57,46,30,39,54,8,13,7,7,3,3,0,18,8,20,8,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Qd3 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 Be7 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. g4 O-O 11. g5 Nh5 12. O-O-O b5 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. exd5 f6 15. gxf6 Bxf6 16. Kb1 Nf4 17. Rg1 Kh8 18. Bd3 Bg5 19. Na5 Bh6 20. Nc6 Qh4 21. Qb4 { 1/2-1/2 (49) Caruana,F (2784)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Berlin 2018}) 6... Nbd7 7. Be2 g6 8. Bg5 Bg7 9. O-O-O {LiveBook: 7 Games} h6 10. Bh4 {[%cal Bg5h4,Bh4f2, Bf2d4][%mdl 32]} O-O 11. f4 e5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Nc5.} 12. Nb3 exf4 13. Qxd6 Qe8 14. Rhe1 $146 (14. Bxf6 {with more complications.} Bxf6 15. Nd5 Be5 16. Qb4 Nf6 17. Rhe1) 14... Qe5 15. Bf2 Qxd6 16. Rxd6 Re8 17. Bf3 g5 18. Bd4 Ne5 19. Nc5 Bg4 (19... Nfg4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 20. Bxe5 ({Don't play } 20. Nxb7 Bxf3 21. Bxe5 Bxe4 $17) (20. Rd1 $5) 20... Rxe5 21. Nd3 Re6 22. Rxe6 $1 Bxe6 23. e5 Ng4 24. h3 Ne3 25. g3 $1 Bc4 26. gxf4 gxf4 27. Nxf4 Bxe5 28. Nfd5 Nxd5 29. Nxd5 Bxd5 30. Bxd5 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Re8 31. Rg1+ Kf8 32. Bxb7 Bxb2+ 33. Kxb2 {KRB-KR} Rb8 34. c4 Rxb7+ {KR-KR} 35. Kc3 Ke7 36. Rd1 f5 {The position is equal.} 37. c5 Rb5 38. Kc4 Rb2 39. a4 Rc2+ 40. Kd5 Kd7 $1 41. Rg1 {next Rg7+ is good for White.} Rd2+ 42. Ke5 Kc6 43. Rg6+ Kxc5 44. Rxa6 Rd5+ 45. Kf4 Rd4+ 46. Kg3 h5 47. Ra5+ Kd6 48. Rxf5 h4+ {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2714"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "132"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,132,21,31,-5,6,6,2,0,0,7,29,17,10,10,10,8,11,1,8,0,0,-16,0,-65,-62, -75,-56,-63,-41,-166,-165,-157,-176,-170,-175,-188,-175,-272,-191,-213,-205, -203,-191,-215,-98,-105,-103,-155,-137,-136,-131,-200,-203,-202,-199,-202,-205, -210,-206,-206,-208,-250,-259,-256,-252,-242,-237,-258,-258,-266,-266,-265, -262,-270,-265,-268,-268,-268,-268,-252,-255,-256,-258,-253,-250,-266,-227, -229,-208,-270,-273,-280,-273,-259,-259,-301,-254,-277,-277,-277,-277,-260, -258,-255,-254,-351,-321,-393,-393,-448,-437]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Nc3 Nbd7 10. b3 { E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} (10. Bf4 c5 11. dxc5 Nxc5 12. Rc1 Nfe4 13. Nb5 Ne6 14. Be5 Bc5 15. e3 Re8 16. a3 a5 17. h4 h6 18. Nd2 Nxd2 19. Qxd2 Qd7 20. Nd4 {1/2-1/2 (64) Jumabayev,R (2612)-Anton Guijarro,D (2666) Riadh 2017 }) 10... Re8 11. Bb2 Bd6 12. Rc1 a6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 13. Rc2 Rc8 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 13... Rb8 14. Qc1 Qe7 {1/2-1/2 (14) Szabo,A (2332)-Galyas,M (2436) Aggtelek 2004}) 14. e3 Qe7 15. Ne2 {[%cal Bc3e2,Be2f4,Bf4d3][%mdl 32]} Ne4 16. Nf4 Ndf6 17. Nd3 a5 18. Nfe5 c5 19. a4 Ba6 {[%cal Bb7a6,Ba6b5,Bb5a4] [%mdl 32]} 20. Nf4 Qb7 21. Qb1 b5 22. axb5 Bxb5 23. Rec1 ({White should try} 23. Qa1 $11) 23... a4 $1 $15 {[%cal Ra4b3]} 24. bxa4 Bxa4 25. Re2 $1 Rb8 26. f3 ({Better is} 26. Qa1 $15 Bb5 27. Ree1) 26... cxd4 $1 $19 27. exd4 Bxe5 $1 28. dxe5 Qb6+ 29. Kh1 Nf2+ 30. Kg1 (30. Rxf2 {is the only way for White.} Qxf2 31. Nd3) 30... Nd3+ 31. Kh1 Nxc1 ({But not} 31... Nxb2 32. exf6 Rxe2 33. Nxe2 $15) 32. Qxc1 Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7c5,Bc5d3][%mdl 32]} 33. Nxd5 {[#]} Qc5 (33... Qb3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rb3d5] has better winning chances.} 34. f4 {[#]} Nc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 34. Qxc5 Nxc5 35. h4 ({White should play} 35. f4) 35... Nd3 36. Bc3 Bb3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is in control.} 37. Rd2 (37. f4 $17) 37... Nxe5 ({ Don't take} 37... Bxd5 38. Rxd3 Rb3 39. Rxd5 $17) 38. Nc7 Re7 39. Na6 Rc8 40. Nc5 Bc4 41. Ne4 {Threatening Nd6.} Ba6 42. Ra2 Bb7 43. Bxe5 Rxe5 44. Nd6 Bd5 45. Rb2 Rd8 46. Kh2 Re6 47. Nf5 g6 48. Nd4 Ra6 49. Ne2 Ra3 50. Rd2 Re8 51. Nd4 Bb7 52. g4 Rd8 53. Kg3 Ra4 54. Nb3 Rc8 55. Nd4 Rcc4 56. Nb5 Bc6 57. Rd8+ Kg7 58. Nd6 Rc2 59. Rc8 Raa2 60. Bf1 {intending Bc4.} Ra3 {[%csl Gc6][%cal Ra3f3]} 61. Bg2 {[#]} Rxg2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 62. Kxg2 Bxf3+ 63. Kf2 Bxg4 64. Rc7 Be6 65. Ne8+ Kh6 66. Nd6 Ra4 {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D42"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2760"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,99,2,4,12,0,7,0,16,-18,-17,-10,43,26,18,18,18,18,24,18,31,18,16,23, 29,29,29,23,23,12,23,0,4,2,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 e6 5. d4 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. a3 cxd4 10. exd4 Bf6 11. Be4 Nce7 12. Ne5 {LiveBook: 15 Games. D42: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch: 5 cxd5 Nxd5 6 e3 Nc6 7 Bd3} (12. h4 Bd7 13. Ng5 g6 14. h5 Bc6 15. Qg4 Bxg5 16. Bxg5 f5 17. Qh4 fxe4 18. Nxd5 Qxd5 19. Bxe7 Rf7 20. hxg6 hxg6 {1/2-1/2 (30) Megaranto,S (2528)-Wang,Y (2699) Ashkhabad 2017}) 12... Nf5 13. Re1 Nde7 14. Be3 {[#]} Nxe3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Ng6 15. Bxf5 exf5 16. Nxg6 hxg6 17. d5 Re8 18. Qd3 Bxc3 19. Qxc3 Bd7 20. Rad1 Rc8 21. Qb4 b6 22. f3 Rc2 {1/2-1/2 (22) Berg,K (2389)-Rusev,K (2541) Cappelle-la-Grande 2014}) 15. fxe3 Bxe5 16. dxe5 Qa5 ({Black should play} 16... Bd7 $11) 17. Qd6 Nf5 18. Bxf5 exf5 19. b4 Qd8 20. Rac1 a5 21. Nd5 {And now Nb6 would win.} Be6 22. Nc7 Qxd6 23. exd6 Rad8 24. Red1 axb4 25. axb4 Rd7 $1 26. Nxe6 fxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR. The position is equal.} 27. Rc7 Rfd8 28. Rxd7 (28. Ra1 {seems wilder.} Rxd6 29. Rxb7 R8d7 30. Rxd7 Rxd7 31. b5) 28... Rxd7 {KR-KR} 29. e4 fxe4 30. Kf2 { aiming for Ke3.} Kf7 31. Ke3 e5 $1 32. Kxe4 Ke6 33. Rd5 Rxd6 34. Rxe5+ Kd7 35. Rh5 Rg6 36. g3 h6 37. Kd5 Rf6 38. Kc5 g5 39. h4 Kc7 40. hxg5 Rf5+ 41. Kc4 { next g4 is good for White.} hxg5 42. Rh7+ Kc6 43. Rh6+ Kc7 44. Rg6 Re5 45. b5 b6 46. Rg7+ Kd6 47. Rb7 Re4+ 48. Kd3 Rg4 {Strongly threatening ...Kc5.} 49. Rxb6+ Kc5 50. Rb8 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 89%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Black "Iljin, Artem"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C43"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,69,9,16,15,62,50,74,50,118,94,146,129,145,77,64,19,57,33,51,39,42,39, 46,40,70,69,63,33,47,26,47,31,30,20,87,75,78,69,113,79,231,232,249,215,606,359, 332,360,360,354,352,343,326,339,308,320,431,433,492,499,571,493]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. dxe5 d5 5. Nbd2 Qd7 6. Nb3 $146 {C43: Petroff Defence: 3 d4} ({Predecessor:} 6. Bd3 Nc5 7. Be2 g6 8. Nb3 Ne6 9. Be3 c5 10. Ng5 b6 11. Nxe6 fxe6 12. a4 Bb7 13. O-O {0-1 (40) Vitiugov,N (2735)-Caruana,F (2784) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 6... Na6 7. Be2 Nac5 8. Nbd4 {White is better.} g6 (8... Ne6 $14) 9. c4 $16 Bg7 (9... c6 $142) 10. cxd5 Qxd5 {[#]} 11. Qc2 (11. O-O $142 $1) 11... Ne6 12. Nb3 {next Bc4 is good for White.} N4c5 ({Not} 12... Bxe5 $2 13. Qd3 $18) 13. Bc4 Qc6 14. Be3 Nxb3 15. Qxb3 O-O 16. O-O a6 17. Rac1 Qe8 18. Qa3 Bd7 19. Bd5 Rb8 20. Rfd1 Bb5 21. Rd2 Qc8 (21... Rd8 $11 {remains equal.}) 22. Qb4 Re8 23. Qh4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} h5 24. h3 Bf8 $2 (24... c5 $16) 25. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4h5][%mdl 32]} Be7 26. Ng5 Kg7 $2 ( 26... Bc6) 27. gxh5 {[#] Strongly threatening Bxe6.} Nxg5 28. Bxg5 Bxg5 29. Qxg5 {Threatening mate with Qf6+.} Qf5 30. Qxf5 gxf5 31. Rxc7 Rxe5 32. Bxf7 Re1+ 33. Kh2 {White is clearly winning.} Kf6 34. Kg3 Re4 35. f4 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Dubov, Daniil"] [Black "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2696"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,92,0,9,0,10,0,0,5,11,-15,-13,-22,8,8,19,9,8,0,8,0,8,0,0,0,0,-6,0,-6, -6,0,0,-9,12,0,0,0,0,0,10,0,22,11,0,0,0,0,7,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-35,42,6,7,8,8,8, 7,6,36,18,66,56,58,48,58,64,69,69,84,11,16,8,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rc1 {E11: Bogo-Indian } Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... b6 10. a4 Ne4 11. Be1 a5 12. Nbd2 Nxd2 13. Nxd2 Bf6 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. e4 Bxd4 16. Nb3 Bf6 17. exd5 exd5 18. Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (28) Grischuk,A (2767)-Karjakin,S (2763) Berlin 2018}) 10. Bf4 Nh5 11. Be3 Nhf6 12. Nc3 dxc4 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Rd1 Qc7 16. Ne4 Be7 17. Qxc4 Rd8 18. Nc3 Rb8 19. b4 Nb6 20. Qb3 Nd5 21. a3 a5 22. Na2 axb4 23. axb4 b6 24. Rac1 Bb7 25. Ne5 c5 26. Nd3 {[%cal Rb4c5,Be5d3,Bd3b2,Bb2c4][%mdl 32]} Bc6 27. b5 Be8 28. e4 Nf6 29. d5 exd5 30. exd5 Bd6 {[%cal Be7d6,Bd6e5,Be5d4][%mdl 32]} 31. Nb2 Qd7 32. Nc3 Be5 33. Nc4 Bd4 34. Qc2 Qg4 35. h3 {[#]} Qh5 ({Don't go for} 35... Qxg3 $2 {[#]} 36. Rxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qg5 37. h4 $18) ({Black should try} 35... Bxf2+ $1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} 36. Qxf2 Qxc4) 36. d6 Bd7 37. Ne2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Bxb5 {aiming for ...Ba4!} 38. Nxd4 cxd4 39. Rxd4 Qc5 40. Qb2 Bxc4 41. Rcxc4 Qe5 42. Qb4 Qa5 $1 43. Qb3 Qe1+ 44. Bf1 $1 Qe6 45. Qd1 (45. Qb4 $16) 45... b5 $11 46. Rc3 Rb6 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Black "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C77"] [WhiteElo "2691"] [BlackElo "2431"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,93,0,0,0,8,-25,6,6,0,9,31,22,20,20,38,47,22,26,83,80,77,23,41,16,92, 92,108,102,75,81,147,111,117,110,110,110,110,112,124,122,221,209,258,238,437, 437,437,429,626,616,659,655,627,638,568,386,359,341,451,364,739,734,726,719, 758,758,758,758,758,758,758,758]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nbd2 b5 9. Bc2 Re8 10. Re1 Bf8 11. d4 Bb7 { C91: Closed Ruy Lopez: 7...d6 8 c3 0-0 9 d4} 12. d5 Nb8 {[%cal Bc6b8,Bb8d7, Bd7b6][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 13 Games} 13. c4 {[#]} Nbd7 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 13... c6 14. b3 Nbd7 15. Nf1 Nb6 16. Ne3 Qc7 17. dxc6 Bxc6 18. Nd5 Nbxd5 19. cxd5 {0-1 (73) Wang,H (2712)-Predke,A (2553) Abu Dhabi 2016}) 14. b4 Nb6 15. cxb5 axb5 16. Nb3 Nc4 17. Nfd2 {aiming for Nxc4.} c6 18. dxc6 Bxc6 19. Nxc4 $1 bxc4 20. Na5 Rxa5 (20... Bd7 $11) 21. bxa5 $16 Qxa5 22. Bd2 (22. Bg5 $1 $16) 22... Qa8 $11 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 23. Qf3 Nd7 (23... d5 $1 $11) 24. Bb4 $16 Nf6 25. a3 h6 26. Rad1 d5 (26... Bd7 $142) 27. exd5 Bxd5 28. Qh3 $1 Bxb4 29. axb4 Qb7 30. Rb1 e4 31. Qe3 Re5 {[#]} (31... Qb5 $16) 32. b5 $1 $18 { [%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6][%mdl 32]} Rg5 33. h3 Be6 $2 {[#]} (33... Qb8 {is a better defense.} 34. b6 Bb7) 34. b6 $1 Bd5 35. Rb5 Re5 (35... Bc6 $142) 36. Ra1 { [%cal Be1a1,Ba1a7,Ba7c7][%mdl 32]} Re8 37. Ra7 Qc6 38. Ba4 Rb8 39. Rc7 Qd6 40. Qd4 e3 41. Qxe3 Bc6 $2 (41... Be6 42. Bc2 Re8) 42. Qc5 {White is clearly winning.} Qxc5 43. Rxc5 Bxa4 44. Rc8+ Rxc8 45. Rxc8+ Kh7 46. b7 Nd7 47. Rd8 { Precision: White = 86%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Black "Maletin, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2667"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "43"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,43,26,23,0,0,5,2,0,22,27,23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3][%mdl 32]} h6 7. Bh4 a6 8. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Ba7 9. Nbd2 g5 10. Bg3 O-O {LiveBook: 7 Games} 11. h3 $146 ({Predecessor: } 11. Qc2 Nh5 12. O-O-O Kg7 13. Nf1 f5 14. exf5 Bxf5 {0-1 (70) Mamedov,R (2709) -Fressinet,L (2662) Riadh 2017}) 11... Nh5 12. Bh2 Qf6 13. g4 Nf4 14. Bxf4 $1 Qxf4 15. Nf1 {[#]} h5 $1 {[%mdl 512] The position is equal.} 16. Qd2 (16. gxh5 Kh8) 16... Qxf3 17. Qxg5+ Kh7 18. Qxh5+ Kg7 19. Qg5+ Kh7 20. Qh5+ Kg7 21. Qg5+ Kh7 22. Qh5+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Grachev, Boris"] [Black "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2547"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,81,4,29,11,42,54,42,40,63,25,23,12,29,29,26,27,65,37,55,58,55,20,10, 19,44,20,25,12,20,12,12,2,20,15,20,12,22,24,22,20,22,20,20,19,20,20,20,8,22,22, 29,28,29,25,28,28,17,14,15,4,4,4,4,4,4,0,0,0,7,8,12,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 a6 5. h3 (5. Qc2 g6 6. b3 Bg7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. h3 b5 9. g4 bxc4 10. bxc4 a5 11. Rc1 Na6 12. d4 dxc4 {0-1 (42) Fridman,D (2639)-Tomashevsky,E (2714) Berlin 2018}) 5... h6 6. Qc2 {A11: English Opening: 1...c6} b5 7. b3 e6 8. d4 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Bb2 Bb7 9. d4 Nbd7 10. c5 Be7 11. b4 Qb8 12. a4 Bc8 13. axb5 axb5 14. Rxa8 Qxa8 {1-0 (50) Hillarp Persson,T (2556)-Mellem,N (2151) Oslo 2014}) 8... Bb7 9. Bd3 bxc4 10. bxc4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 c5 12. Ne5 {[#] Strongly threatening Bxe6!} Qc8 13. Rb1 {Hoping for Bxe6.} cxd4 14. exd4 Bd6 15. Bxe6 (15. O-O {is interesting.} O-O 16. Qb3 Ra7 17. Re1 Ba8 18. Nxf7 Rfxf7 19. Bxe6 Qf8 20. Ba3) 15... Qxe6 16. Rxb7 {Qa4+ is the strong threat.} Bxe5 17. dxe5 Qxe5+ 18. Qe2 Qxe2+ 19. Kxe2 O-O 20. Be3 Nc6 21. Rc7 Nb4 22. Rd1 Rad8 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Rc4 Nfd5 25. Nxd5 Nxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 26. Bd2 Rd6 27. g4 g5 28. Kf3 Rf6+ 29. Kg3 Re6 30. Rd4 Re5 31. Kf3 f6 32. Ra4 Re6 33. Ra5 {The position is equal.} Ne7 34. Rc5 Ng6 35. Rc8+ Kf7 36. Rc7+ Kg8 37. Rc8+ Kf7 38. Rc7+ Kg8 39. Be3 Nh4+ 40. Ke2 f5 { [#] And now ...f4 would win.} 41. gxf5 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Black "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,63,0,22,9,18,14,18,0,0,-16,-14,-36,-32,-38,-37,-40,-36,-37,10,0,6,0, 0,14,45,36,45,45,116,100,123,116,123,133,121,148,250,251,240,242,250,251,447, 459,433,417,501,466,1225,1224]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6, Bf6d7,Bd7b8,Bb8c6][%mdl 32]} 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} O-O 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Be3 Bd6 {LiveBook: 16 Games} 9. Qe2 c5 10. O-O Re8 11. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nfd2 Nf8 12. Nxd6 cxd6 13. f4 exf4 14. Bxf4 {0-1 (67) Kuzubov,Y (2652)-Wang,H (2702) Tbilisi 2017}) 11... Nb8 12. Kh1 Nc6 13. c3 f6 14. Nh4 Be6 15. g4 Qd7 16. Rg1 Bf8 17. g5 fxg5 18. Bxg5 Bxc4 19. dxc4 Re6 20. Rad1 Qe8 21. Nf5 g6 ( 21... Kh8 $14) 22. Ne3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} h6 23. Bh4 Bg7 24. Rd3 Qf7 25. Rgd1 {[%cal Bg1d1,Bd1d6,Bd6e6][%mdl 32]} Rd6 (25... Rc8 $16 26. Qg4 h5) 26. Rxd6 $18 cxd6 27. Rxd6 Rf8 28. Qg4 g5 $2 (28... Qf4 {is a better defense.}) 29. Nf5 Qxc4 {[#] ...Rxf5 is the strong threat.} 30. Kg1 Rxf5 31. Qxf5 {Threatens to win with Re6.} gxh4 (31... Qf7 $142 32. Qxf7+ Kxf7 33. Rd7+ Kg8) 32. Re6 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C92"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2418"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,110,20,16,29,47,51,52,56,55,43,50,47,47,48,47,52,40,73,30,71,71,83,0, 66,35,56,38,35,28,25,25,36,8,35,24,20,23,37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,2,76,0,0, 0,6,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-10,-10,-11,-11,-18,-18,-10,0,-18,-18,-18,-18,-18,-18,-18, -18,-18,-18]} 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 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a3 h6 13. Bc2 {[%cal Bb3c2,Bc2d3,Bd3b5][%mdl 32]} Nb8 14. b3 Nbd7 15. Bb2 g6 16. Bd3 {C93: Closed Ruy Lopez: Smyslov Variation} Bg7 17. a4 {LiveBook: 8 Games} d5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 17... c6 18. Qc2 Qc7 19. c4 bxa4 20. c5 dxc5 21. dxe5 axb3 22. Qxb3 c4 23. Bxc4 Nc5 24. Qc2 {1-0 (55) Karjakin,S (2762)-Espinosa Veloz,E (2495) Baku 2015}) 18. axb5 {White has an edge.} axb5 19. exd5 Rxa1 20. Qxa1 Nxd5 21. Bxb5 {Black must now prevent dxe5.} exd4 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 23. cxd4 Qc8 24. Bf1 N7b6 25. Qc1 Qf5 26. Ne5 Nd7 {[%cal Rd7e5]} 27. Nef3 (27. Ndf3 $16) 27... Nf8 (27... N7b6 $1 $11) 28. Qc4 Qc8 29. b4 Ne6 30. Qb3 Nb6 31. Ne5 Bd5 32. Qa3 Qe8 33. b5 h5 34. Qa1 Qe7 35. Ndc4 Nxc4 36. Nxc4 Bxc4 37. Bxc4 Qb4 38. Qc1 Nxd4 39. Ba3 Qa5 40. Qe3 Qa8 41. Qd3 Nf5 (41... Qa5 $11) 42. Bd5 ({White should try} 42. Bxf7+ $1 $16 Kxf7 43. Qc4+ Kf6 44. Bb2+ Ke7 45. Qxc7+ Kf8 46. Bxg7+ Nxg7 47. b6) 42... Qe8 $11 {The position is equal.} 43. Bb4 h4 44. Qc4 Bd4 {[#] ...Bxf2+! is the strong threat.} 45. Bd2 Qe7 46. Kf1 Qf6 47. Bf3 ({ Don't go for} 47. Qxc7 $2 Ng3+ 48. Ke1 Qxf2+ 49. Kd1 Qf1+ 50. Kc2 Qf5+ 51. Kb3 Qxd5+ $19) 47... Qb6 48. Qe2 Nd6 49. Bc6 Qc5 50. Bf4 Qf5 51. Qd2 Nxb5 {With the idea ...Bc3.} 52. Kg1 {[#] aiming for Bxb5.} Nc3 {Strongly threatening ... Qxf4!} 53. Bxc7 Qc5 54. Bf3 Nb1 55. Qe1 $1 {next Bd8 is good for White.} Qxc7 { Precision: White = 51%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Antipov, Mikhail Al."] [Black "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2597"] [BlackElo "2510"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,73,10,0,10,-18,25,14,19,0,35,12,38,37,39,52,30,37,43,0,24,19,27,37, 38,18,23,26,148,147,212,212,216,223,212,210,212,223,423,366,404,358,334,329, 338,245,391,289,871,904,889,889,880,881,863,831,764,552,1465,1152,3346,1482, 29981,1937,29982,29983]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nbd2 f5 5. Ne5 (5. g3 Nd7 6. Bg2 Bd6 7. O-O Ngf6 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 b6 10. Ne5 Bb7 11. e3 Qe7 12. Qe2 Ne4 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. Nf3 c5 15. Rfd1 Qe7 16. Ne5 Bxe5 17. dxe5 dxc4 18. bxc4 { 0-1 (49) Melkumyan,H (2664)-Adhiban,B (2650) chess.com INT 2018}) 5... Nf6 6. g3 {LiveBook: 9 Games. D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3} Nbd7 7. Nd3 Bd6 8. Qc2 $146 {White has an edge.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O b6 10. Qa4 Bb7 11. Nf3 Ne4 12. Bf4 a6 {1-0 (66) Kaufman,R (2230)-Shanmugam,R (2156) Balatonlelle 2006}) 8... O-O 9. Nf3 Ne4 10. c5 Bc7 11. Bg2 g5 12. Nfe5 Bxe5 13. dxe5 b6 14. h4 g4 {[%cal Rb6c5]} 15. cxb6 Qxb6 16. Be3 c5 17. O-O d4 $1 {[%cal Rd4e3]} 18. Bf4 Ba6 {[#]} (18... Bb7 $11 {remains equal.}) 19. f3 $1 $36 {[%cal Rf3e4][%mdl 2048] White is on the roll.} gxf3 (19... Nxg3 $16 20. Bxg3 c4) 20. exf3 $18 Bxd3 21. Qxd3 c4 22. Qxc4 Rac8 23. Qd3 Ndc5 $2 {[#]} ( 23... Nec5 {keeps fighting.} 24. Qxd4 Nd3) 24. Qd1 d3 25. Kh1 Nxg3+ 26. Bxg3 Qxb2 27. Qc1 Qd4 (27... Qxc1 {was worth a try.} 28. Raxc1 (28. Rfxc1 d2 $16) 28... Na4) 28. Qf4 Rfd8 $2 (28... Qxf4 29. Bxf4 Nd7) 29. Qg5+ Kf7 30. Qf6+ Ke8 31. Qh8+ Kf7 32. Qxh7+ Kf8 33. Rad1 Rb8 34. Bf2 {[%cal Bg3f2,Bf2e3,Be3h6,Bh6g5] [%mdl 32]} Qd5 35. Be3 Rb4 36. Bh6+ Ke8 37. Bg5 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A20"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2686"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "94"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,94,-13,-1,-12,0,0,0,-7,-5,0,0,-5,3,5,28,15,16,18,20,27,22,28,46,45, 44,45,63,52,69,25,21,20,17,25,33,35,44,0,0,0,-6,-8,30,0,0,-2,-4,-187,-172,-390, -424,-455,-450,-452,-462,-431,-429,-432,-409,-562,-541,-687,-663,-659,-663, -637,-565,-799,-791,-777,-771,-811,-828,-1406,-1361,-1679,-1285,-1221,-910, -876,-884,-877,-866,-845,-837]} 1. c4 e5 2. d3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. a3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 {A20: English Opening: 1...e5} Nb6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 7. Be3 Bd6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Be7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Rc1 Bf6 10. b4 a6 11. Be2 Re8 { 0-1 (42) Grischuk,A (2782)-Caruana,F (2799) Saint Louis 2017}) 8. Be2 {The position is equal.} O-O 9. O-O Nd4 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Bc1 Kh8 (11... c6 { seems wilder.} 12. Nd2 a5 13. b3 Be6 14. g3 f5) 12. Nd2 c5 13. a4 Be6 14. a5 Nd7 ({Wrong is} 14... Qh4 $2 15. g3 $18) 15. f4 f5 16. e5 Be7 17. Bf3 Rb8 18. Nc4 Qc7 19. Bd2 Rfc8 20. Na3 {Hoping for Nb5.} b5 21. axb6 $1 Nxb6 22. b3 Qd7 23. Nc4 Nd5 24. Rf2 Ne3 25. Nxe3 dxe3 26. Bxe3 Bxb3 27. Qf1 Bd8 28. Bd1 a5 { [%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} 29. Ra3 $2 {[#]} (29. Rb1 $11 {and White is okay.} Bd5 30. Bf3) 29... c4 $1 $19 30. Rd2 $2 (30. Bc2 {keeps fighting.}) 30... c3 31. Rf2 a4 32. Bc2 Be7 33. Ra1 a3 34. d4 g6 35. Qd1 Qd5 {Black is clearly winning.} 36. Qd3 Bxc2 37. Rxc2 Rb2 38. h3 Kg7 39. Bf2 Qc4 40. Qxc4 Rxc4 41. Rcc1 a2 42. Kf1 Ba3 43. Be3 c2 {White must now prevent ...Rb1.} 44. Re1 Rb3 {And now ...Rxe3! would win.} 45. Kf2 {[#]} Rxe3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 46. Kxe3 (46. Rxe3 c1=Q) 46... c1=Q+ 47. Rexc1 Bxc1+ {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 66%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Black "Paravyan, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E65"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,97,16,16,12,18,23,21,20,7,16,18,24,14,12,12,0,12,15,15,17,25,27,39, 32,43,40,47,10,10,10,10,10,10,16,16,16,16,16,50,50,50,6,6,8,58,58,58,58,58,58, 58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,0,58,0,58,58,58,58,58,58]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O c5 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. dxc5 dxc5 9. Be3 Ng4 {E65: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c5 7 0-0 without d5 by White} (9... Be6 10. Qa4 Nd4 11. Rad1 Bd7 12. Qa3 Nc2 13. Qxc5 b6 14. Qg5 h6 15. Qf4 g5 16. Qe5 Rc8 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. Qxd5 Nxe3 19. fxe3 {1/2-1/2 (46) Le,Q (2739)-Jumabayev,R (2602) Ashkhabad 2017}) 10. Qxd8 Rxd8 11. Bxc5 Be6 12. h3 Nf6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 13. Rfd1 Nd7 14. Bd4 Bxc4 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 {[#]} 16. Nd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Nd4 Nde5 17. Nxc6 Nxc6 18. Bxc6 bxc6 {1-0 (61) Skembris,S (2530)-Vragoteris,A (2360) Athens 1992}) 16... Be6 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. g4 Nf6 19. b3 h5 20. f3 Nd5 21. Nde4 Nf4 22. Ng5 Bd5 23. e3 Ne6 24. Nxe6+ Bxe6 25. Kf2 hxg4 26. hxg4 c5 27. Ne4 c4 28. Nc5 cxb3 {[#] And now ...b2 would win.} 29. axb3 Rxd1 30. Rxd1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rb8 31. Ra1 a5 32. Rxa5 Bxb3 33. Ra7 Rb5 34. Nxb3 Rxb3 35. Rxe7 $14 {KR-KR} g5 36. Ke2 Kg6 37. Rc7 Ra3 38. Kd2 f6 39. Rc3 Ra2+ 40. Kd3 Ra4 41. Rc4 Ra3+ 42. Ke4 Rb3 43. Rd4 Ra3 44. Rd3 Ra4+ 45. Rd4 Ra3 $1 46. Rc4 Rb3 $1 47. Kd4 {White is slightly better.} Ra3 48. Rc3 Ra5 49. e4 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 73%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2579"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,112,43,41,54,46,39,39,34,31,84,70,78,80,71,65,85,44,54,20,20,27,42, 29,19,30,23,19,22,18,9,0,0,0,14,0,0,0,13,0,0,-56,-58,-50,-53,-46,-51,-55,-41, -46,-49,-43,-25,-23,-26,-70,-75,-113,0,-16,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-54,-54,-54,-54,-54,-54,-54,-54,-54,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,-8]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nc6 4. O-O Bd7 5. Re1 a6 6. Bxc6 Bxc6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bd7 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3... Bd7} 9. c4 {LiveBook: 8 Games} e6 10. b3 Nf6 {White is slightly better.} 11. a4 Be7 12. Nc3 Qa5 $146 (12... O-O $14) ({Predecessor:} 12... Rc8 13. Ba3 O-O 14. h3 Re8 15. Qd3 Qb6 16. Rab1 {1-0 (51) Landa,K (2597)-Koop,T (2412) Vlissingen 2016}) 13. Qd2 $16 Rd8 14. Ba3 Bc8 15. Rad1 Qc7 16. h3 O-O 17. Qe3 Rfe8 18. Nf3 Bf8 19. e5 (19. Nh2 {is interesting.} Be7 20. Rd2 Rd7 21. Red1 h6 22. Rd3) 19... dxe5 20. Bxf8 Rxf8 21. Nxe5 b6 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Rd1 Rxd1+ 24. Nxd1 Ne8 25. Qd4 Nd6 26. Ne3 Nb7 27. Nd3 Bd7 28. Qe5 (28. Nc2 $11) 28... Qxe5 $1 $15 29. Nxe5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KNN} Be8 30. Nd3 f6 31. Kf1 Kf8 32. Ke2 Ke7 33. Kd2 Kd6 34. Kc3 a5 35. f3 g5 36. Ng4 {[#]} Ke7 (36... f5 $1 $17 {[%cal Rf5g4]} 37. Ngf2 Bc6) 37. b4 Bxa4 38. b5 $1 h5 39. Ngf2 f5 40. Nb2 Nc5 {next ...Kd6 is good for Black.} 41. Nfd3 Nxd3 42. Nxd3 $11 {Strongly threatening Nb2. KB-KN} Bd1 43. c5 bxc5 44. b6 Kd6 {[#] With the idea ...Be2.} 45. Nxc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} g4 {And now ...Bxf3 would win.} ({Avoid the trap} 45... Kxc5 $2 46. b7 $18) 46. b7 Kc7 {White must now prevent ...gxh3.} 47. hxg4 (47. Nxe6+ {seems wilder.} Kxb7 48. fxg4 fxg4 49. Nf4 gxh3 50. gxh3 a4 51. Nxh5 Bxh5 52. Kb2) 47... fxg4 48. Nxe6+ Kxb7 49. fxg4 $1 Bxg4 50. Nf4 Kc6 51. g3 Kd6 52. Kc4 {The position is equal.} Ke5 53. Kb5 Ke4 {[#]} 54. Nxh5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxh5 55. Kxa5 Kf3 56. g4 Bxg4 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Black "Sarana, Alexey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E53"] [WhiteElo "2574"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 28,80,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-5,-10,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,10,9,19,22,16,13, 36,29,62,50,46,55,62,63,64,51,119,22,50,0,0,0,0,2,3,0,0,0,8,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Qe2 Nc6 11. Rd1 Na5 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. Bg5 Be7 {[%cal Bb4e7,Be7g5,Bg5f4] [%mdl 32]} 14. Rac1 Rc8 15. Ba6 {LiveBook: 8 Games. D26: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 4 e3 e6 5 Bxc5 c5 sidelines} (15. Ne5 Nc6 16. Ba6 Bxa6 17. Qxa6 h6 18. Be3 Nb4 19. Qxa7 Bd6 20. a3 Nbd5 21. Nxd5 Nxd5 22. Rxc8 Qxc8 {1-0 (44) Fedoseev,V (2659)-Wojtaszek,R (2734) Berlin 2015}) 15... Nd5 16. Nxd5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Bxb7 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Nxb7 18. Bxe7 {1/2-1/2 (17) Stepanov, K-Kuzenkov,A Russia 2002}) 16... Bxg5 17. Rxc8 Bxc8 18. Ne3 Bf4 19. Rc1 Qd7 20. Bb5 Qd6 21. Ba6 Bd7 22. g3 Bxe3 23. fxe3 Bc6 24. Bd3 Ba8 25. Kf2 Nc6 26. Be4 f5 27. Bxc6 Bxc6 28. Ne5 Bd5 29. a3 Qe7 30. Rc3 Ba8 31. Qc4 Qe8 32. Ke1 Bd5 $1 { [%cal Rd5c4]} 33. Qe2 Qe7 {[#]} (33... Qd8 $14) 34. Kd2 ({Better is} 34. Qc2 $1 $16) 34... Rd8 35. Kc1 Qb7 {The position is equal.} 36. Qc2 Qa6 37. Qd3 Qb7 38. Qc2 Qa6 39. Qd3 Qb7 40. Qc2 Qa6 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Stupak, Kirill"] [Black "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A81"] [WhiteElo "2556"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,99,25,14,8,13,0,-12,-8,-20,-22,-4,-10,7,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,2,10,4,4,4, 8,11,8,5,8,0,0,0,8,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,37,-22]} 1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d6 4. Nh3 e5 5. dxe5 dxe5 6. Qxd8+ {A81: Dutch Defence: 2 g3} Kxd8 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 7. Nc3 h6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Bd6 8. e4 h6 9. f4 fxe4 10. Nf2 exf4 11. Bxf4 Bxf4 12. gxf4 {1/2-1/2 (37) Chatalbashev,B (2593)-Grunberg,M (2391) Eforie Nord 2010}) 8. Be3 {The position is equal.} c6 9. O-O-O+ Nbd7 10. f3 Kc7 11. Nf2 Bc5 12. Bxc5 Nxc5 13. Rhe1 Be6 14. e4 {[#] aiming for exf5.} f4 15. gxf4 exf4 16. Ne2 g5 17. Nd4 {b4 is the strong threat.} Rae8 ({Don't play} 17... Bxa2 $6 18. b3 $16) 18. h4 Bc8 ({Much weaker is} 18... Bxa2 $6 19. b3 $16 ) 19. Bh3 Bxh3 ({Reject} 19... gxh4 $6 20. Bxc8 Kxc8 21. Rh1 $16) 20. Nxh3 g4 21. fxg4 Nxg4 22. Nxf4 Rhf8 23. Nd3 Nxe4 24. Re2 Nef2 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Rxe2.} 25. Nxf2 Nxf2 26. Rxe8 Rxe8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 27. Rf1 Re4 28. c3 Nd3+ 29. Kc2 Ne5 30. Rf5 a6 31. h5 c5 32. Ne6+ Kd6 33. Nf4 Ng4 34. Rf8 c4 35. Kd2 Kc7 36. Rf7+ Kc6 37. Ne2 b5 38. Nd4+ Kb6 39. Rg7 Ne5 40. Rh7 Ng4 41. Rd7 Rf4 42. Rd6+ Kb7 43. Rg6 Ne5 $1 {[%cal Re5g6]} 44. Rxh6 Rf2+ 45. Ne2 Rh2 46. a3 Nd3 47. Ke3 Nxb2 48. Nf4 Nd1+ 49. Kd4 Rd2+ (49... Rh4 $5 { [%cal Rh4f4]} 50. Rf6 Nb2 $11) 50. Ke4 {Precision: White = 84%, Black = 89%.} ( 50. Kc5 $14 Nxc3 51. Rh7+ Kb8 52. Kc6) 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Black "Motylev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2525"] [BlackElo "2660"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "40"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,40,-11,-58,-18,-9,-15,-35,0,0,0,-22,-18,-25,-25,-19,-11,-3,0,-21,0, -10,0,-30,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O e5 5. c4 dxc4 6. Qa4+ Nc6 7. Nc3 Nge7 8. Qxc4 O-O 9. d3 h6 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} (9... 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}) 10. Be3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nf5 11. Bc5 Re8 {The position is equal.} 12. e3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rfe1 Ncd4 13. Rac1 {0-1 (53) Dumpor,A (2411)-Atalik,S (2583) Zenica 2006}) 12... Be6 13. Qa4 a5 14. Rfd1 Bd7 15. Qb3 b6 16. Ba3 Be6 17. Qa4 Bd7 {[#] Hoping for ...Ncd4.} 18. Qb3 Be6 19. Qa4 Bd7 { White must now prevent ...Ncd4.} 20. Qb3 Be6 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Black "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2516"] [BlackElo "2566"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,82,-12,-3,49,14,19,12,27,14,14,10,13,24,29,25,38,24,27,26,28,18,14,6, 18,0,0,-23,-20,-22,-23,-38,-33,-50,-49,-78,-58,-60,-80,-68,-54,-83,-73,-193,0, -73,487,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Qa5+ 7. Nd2 { [%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f3,Bf3d4,Bd4b5,Bb5d6][%mdl 32]} e6 8. Ne2 Qa6 9. c4 Ne7 10. b3 { LiveBook: 4 Games} c5 $146 (10... Nd7 $11) ({Predecessor:} 10... Nf5 11. Nf3 Bb4+ 12. Kf1 Nd7 {0-1 (47) Onischuk,V (2601)-Vidit,S (2689) Doha 2016}) 11. O-O (11. Nc3 $5 {[%cal Rc3b5]}) 11... Nbc6 12. Nf3 cxd4 (12... Nf5 {is interesting. } 13. Bg5 Be7 14. Bxe7 dxc4 15. Qxc4 Qxc4 16. bxc4 Nfxe7 17. dxc5 Ng6) 13. Bg5 Ng6 14. Nexd4 dxc4 15. bxc4 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 Bc5 $1 17. Nb5 Qc6 ({But not} 17... Nxe5 $2 18. Nc7+ Kf8 19. Qe4 $18) 18. Nd6+ Kf8 $1 19. Qc3 $1 Bxd6 20. exd6 Qxd6 21. Rad1 Qc6 $1 22. Qb4+ Kg8 23. Rd6 a5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage.} 24. Qd2 Qxc4 25. Rc1 Qg4 26. Rc7 Nxh4 27. Bxh4 Qxh4 28. Rdd7 Rf8 29. Qd6 {aiming for Qxf8+!} Qb4 30. Qe5 (30. Qxb4 $17 {keeps fighting.} axb4 31. Rxb7) 30... h4 $2 {[#]} ({Much less strong is} 30... Qb1+ 31. Kh2 $17) ( 30... b6 $1 $19 {And now ...Rh6 would win.} 31. Qd6 Qxd6 32. Rxd6 h4 33. Rxb6 Rh5) 31. Rxb7 {[#]} (31. Rxf7 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512] keeps the balance.} Rxf7 32. Rc8+ Rf8 33. Qxe6+ Kh7 34. Rc4) 31... Qa3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (31... Qg4 $1 $17 { and life is bright. Threatens to win with ...h3.} 32. Rd4 Rh5 33. Rxf7 Rxe5 34. Rxf8+ Kxf8 35. Rxg4 Re1+ 36. Kh2 Re2) 32. Rxf7 $2 (32. Qc7 $18 Kh7 33. Qc2+ ( 33. Rxf7 Rxf7 34. Qxf7 Qc1+ 35. Kh2 Qg5 $11) 33... Kg8 34. Rd3 Qxd3 35. Qxd3) 32... Qc1+ {The position is equal.} (32... Rxf7 $5 33. Rb8+ $8 Rf8 34. Qxe6+ Kh7 35. Qe4+ Kg8 36. Qd5+ Kh7 37. Qh5+ Kg8 38. Qd5+ Kh7 39. Qh5+ Kg8 40. Qd5+ $11) 33. Kh2 {[%csl Gb7,Ge5][%cal Rf7g7]} Rxf7 34. Rb8+ Kh7 35. Qh5+ Qh6 36. Rxh8+ Kxh8 37. Qxf7 $11 {KQ-KQ} Kh7 38. Kh3 Qd2 39. Qh5+ Kg8 40. Qe8+ Kh7 41. Qh5+ Kg8 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Chernobay, Artem"] [Black "Lomasov, Semen"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2559"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,98,-6,8,-21,-11,-20,-16,-38,-27,-45,-34,-43,-43,-75,-79,-68,-43,-56, -43,-76,-42,-66,-50,-76,-80,-81,-84,-145,-140,-158,-158,-294,-286,-293,-158, -162,-162,-162,-156,-156,-162,-163,-156,-155,-146,-206,-212,-303,-158,-150, -150,-407,-390,-393,-393,-393,-393,-393,-393,-383,-388,-388,-388,-383,-372, -604,-604,-550,-452,-590,-590,-1600,-725,-1614,-734,-1798,-1792,-1349,-1323, -12808,-5616,-4722,-983,-4610,-139]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nc3 Nc7 7. O-O e5 8. a3 Rb8 {LiveBook: 91 Games. A34: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3, lines with ...d5} 9. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Rb1 f6 10. d3 Be7 11. Be3 Bd7 12. Nd2 O-O 13. b4 cxb4 14. axb4 Kh8 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Bxa7 Rxb4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Almasi,Z (2696)-Vidit,S (2670) Reykjavik 2017}) 9... Be7 10. Bb2 O-O {The position is equal.} 11. d3 Be6 12. Rc1 f6 13. Nd2 Qd7 14. Na4 Na6 $1 15. Re1 Nd4 16. Nc3 $1 Rfd8 17. Ba1 Bf8 18. Rb1 Rbc8 19. Qc1 {[#]} Nb4 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 20. Qb2 (20. axb4 cxb4) 20... Qf7 21. Rbc1 (21. axb4 $2 cxb4 22. Nb5 Nxb5 $19) (21. Bf1 $142) 21... Nbc6 $17 22. Nce4 Na5 $1 (22... Nxb3 $6 23. Nxb3 Bxb3 24. Nxc5 $11) 23. Nxc5 (23. b4 $17 {was necessary.} Nab3 24. Nxb3 Nxb3 25. Nxc5 Bxc5 26. bxc5) 23... Bxc5 $19 ({But not} 23... Rxc5 24. Rxc5 Bxc5 25. b4 $19) 24. b4 Nab3 (24... Bb6 $1 $19 25. bxa5 Bxa5) 25. Nxb3 $17 Nxb3 26. bxc5 Nxc1 27. Rxc1 {[#]} b6 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2560] Keeping White busy.} 28. cxb6 Rxc1+ 29. Qxc1 {Hoping for b7.} axb6 30. Bb2 (30. Qe3 $17 {was worth a try.}) 30... Rc8 $19 31. Qd2 {[#]} (31. Qe3 $142) 31... Bb3 (31... Qc7 $1 $19 { [%cal Rc7c2] Strongly threatening ...Qc2.} 32. Bf1 Qc5) 32. Qb4 $17 Rc2 33. Qxb6 $2 (33. Bc3 $17 {only move.}) 33... g6 ({Not} 33... Rxb2 34. Qb8+ Qf8 {[#] } 35. Bd5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxd5 36. Qxb2 $19) 34. Qb8+ Kg7 35. Bxe5 Rc1+ ({ Resist} 35... fxe5 36. Bf3 $19) 36. Bf1 fxe5 37. Qxe5+ Qf6 38. Qxf6+ Kxf6 39. f4 Ra1 40. h4 $2 (40. Kf2) 40... Be6 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 41. Kf2 Bg4 42. Bg2 Ra2 43. Bf3 h5 (43... Bxf3 $142 44. Kxf3 Rxa3) 44. Ke3 Ke6 (44... Bxf3 $142 45. Kxf3 Rxa3) 45. Kf2 Rxa3 46. Ke3 Ra2 47. Kf2 Kd6 (47... Bxf3 $142 48. Kxf3 Kd5) 48. Ke3 Kc5 (48... Bxf3 $142 49. Kxf3 Kd5) 49. Ke4 Rxe2+ $2 { Precision: White = 24%, Black = 56%.} (49... Bxf3+ $19 50. Kxf3 Kd4) 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Black "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2502"] [BlackElo "2678"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,69,0,-2,-1,-14,-16,-6,0,5,5,-21,-5,-14,0,-10,-7,-8,8,1,0,0,6,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,26,-14,-21,-50,-52,-41,-40,-78,-81,-102,-112,-109,-106,-109,-109,-103, -99,-160,-178,-168,-28,-28,-42,-114,-60,-139,-111,-137,-171,-1256]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 c5 5. dxc5 Bxc5 6. c4 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} (6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. c4 Bb7 9. Nc3 Nbd7 10. Rc1 dxc4 11. Bxc4 a6 12. a4 Qe7 13. Qe2 Nh5 14. Rfd1 Nxf4 15. exf4 Nf6 16. Ne5 g6 {1-0 (61) Demidov,M (2523)-Riazantsev,A (2666) Sochi 2017}) 6... Nc6 7. Nc3 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Bb4 8. Qc2 $146 {The position is equal.} ({ Predecessor:} 8. a3 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Ne4 10. Bd3 Nxc3 11. Qc2 Qa5 12. O-O dxc4 13. Bxc4 {1/2-1/2 (60) Balazs,B (2145)-Gressmann,M (2206) Willingen 2016}) 8... Qa5 9. Bd3 Bd7 {[#] Hoping for ...e5!} 10. O-O {Black should prevent cxd5.} Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3 12. bxc3 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Ne4 14. Bd3 Nxc3 15. Rfc1 Nd5 16. Bd6 Rd8 17. e4 Nde7 18. e5 f6 19. Rab1 Bc8 20. Be4 Nd5 21. Rc5 fxe5 22. Bxd5 exd5 23. Rxd5 Kf7 24. Ng5+ Kg6 25. Ne4 Bf5 26. f3 Bxe4 27. fxe4 {[#]} Rd7 $1 28. Rb3 Kf6 29. Rf3+ (29. Rbb5 $142) 29... Ke6 $17 30. Bf8 Rg8 (30... Rxd5 $19 31. exd5+ Kxd5 32. Bxg7 Re8) 31. Rxd7 $11 Kxd7 32. h4 (32. Bc5 $15) 32... h5 (32... Ke6 $17 33. Kh2 Nd4) 33. Kh2 (33. Bc5 $15) 33... Ke6 34. Kh3 g5 35. Bc5 $2 { Precision: White = 36%, Black = 57%.} (35. hxg5 Rxg5 36. Rg3 Rxg3+ 37. Kxg3) 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Khanin, Semen"] [Black "Oparin, Grigoriy"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B15"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2584"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,51,33,54,18,16,17,19,18,26,0,0,-21,-28,-35,-31,-15,-25,-36,-28,-29, -19,-31,-20,-42,-39,-40,-40,-33,-40,-39,-31,-24,0,-40,0,-35]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ exf6 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. Qc2 Re8+ { B15: Caro-Kann: 3 Nc3: 3...g6 and 3...dxe4 4 Nxe4 Nf6 5 Nxf6+ exf6} 9. Ne2 h5 { LiveBook: 27 Games} (9... g6 10. h4 Nd7 11. h5 Nf8 12. Be3 Be6 13. O-O-O a5 14. Kb1 a4 15. hxg6 fxg6 16. c4 Bf7 17. Nc3 a3 18. b3 f5 {0-1 (29) Saric,I (2669) -Jobava,B (2690) Riadh 2017}) 10. h3 Nd7 $146 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f8,Bf8e6][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 10... Be6 11. Be3 Nd7 12. O-O Qc7 13. c4 Nf8 14. c5 Be7 15. Nf4 g6 16. Nxe6 Nxe6 {0-1 (41) Tan,J (2466)-Hansen,T (2410) chess.com INT 2018}) 11. Be3 Nf8 12. O-O-O Be6 13. Kb1 Bd5 14. Rdg1 b5 $1 15. Nf4 Bxf4 $1 16. Bxf4 Ne6 17. Be3 Qd6 18. f3 Re7 19. Re1 Rae8 20. Re2 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4] [%mdl 32]} 21. Rhe1 a4 22. Bc1 Kf8 23. Be4 {[#] aiming for Bxd5.} Bc4 24. Bd3 Bd5 25. Be4 {Black must now prevent Bxd5.} Bc4 26. Bd3 {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 73%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B18"] [WhiteElo "2474"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,48,19,23,24,12,31,36,0,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Ne5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nd7 {B19: Classical Caro-Kann: 4...Bf5 main line} 11. f4 Be7 12. Bd2 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Bxh4 14. O-O-O Bxg3 $1 {LiveBook: 41 Games} 15. Qxg3 Ne7 16. Qxg7 Rg8 17. Qh7 {[#] aiming for Rdf1.} (17. Qf6 Nf5 18. Bxh6 Qxf6 19. exf6 { 1/2-1/2 (32) Hou,Y (2680)-Karjakin,S (2753) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 17... Qd5 { The position is equal.} 18. Rhf1 O-O-O {Threatens to win with ...Nf5.} 19. Rxf7 Qxa2 {[%cal Ra2a1]} 20. c3 Qa1+ {[#]} 21. Kc2 $146 Qa4+ 22. Kc1 Qa1+ 23. Kc2 Qa4+ 24. Kc1 Qa1+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Black "Palachev, Petr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2472"] [BlackElo "2402"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,117,-18,-18,-14,-7,-8,-20,-29,-40,-8,-12,-2,-11,6,-15,0,-18,39,37,39, -12,39,39,39,39,39,39,48,43,41,45,50,45,29,46,43,0,8,4,12,12,22,-7,-8,-5,8,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-41,-42,-42,-22,-19,-8,-8,-8,-12,-12,-11,-11,-10,-3,-2,0,0, 0,0,8,0,0,-2,0,-2,-2,-12,-12,-12,-12,-24,-24,-28,-28,-28,-28,-31,-12,-12,-12, -16,-12,-23,-23,-39,-41,-56]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. a3 g6 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 Bg7 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 {LiveBook: 11 Games} d6 {The position is equal.} (8... O-O 9. e3 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 g5 11. Bg3 d5 12. O-O-O Be6 13. Qc5 c6 14. cxd5 cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (56) Pantsulaia,L (2606)-Chibukhchian,A (2446) Yerevan 2014}) 9. e3 O-O 10. Nxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Be2 Re8 11. O-O Nxd4 12. exd4 Bf5 13. Bd3 Qd7 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 {1/2-1/2 (31) Hamark,J (2350)-Couso,L (2394) Umea 2003}) 10... bxc6 11. Bd3 $1 Be6 (11... g5 $5 12. Bg3 $8 Nd7 $15) 12. O-O g5 13. Bg3 Ng4 14. Be2 Ne5 15. Qa4 Bd7 (15... Rb8 $11 16. Rab1 c5) 16. c5 $14 Qe7 17. f4 (17. cxd6 $14 cxd6 18. Rad1) 17... Nd3 (17... Ng6 $11 18. Nd1 Nxf4 19. Bxf4 gxf4 20. Qxf4 Qg5 ) 18. Bxd3 Qxe3+ 19. Kh1 {[#] And now Rf3 would win.} Qxd3 20. Rad1 Qg6 21. cxd6 cxd6 22. fxg5 hxg5 23. Rxd6 Be6 24. Rxc6 Rfd8 25. Qe4 Qxe4 26. Nxe4 Rd5 27. b4 a5 28. Rc5 axb4 29. axb4 Bd4 30. Rxd5 Bxd5 31. Nxg5 Bc4 32. Rb1 Bd3 33. Rd1 {[#] Hoping for Nf3.} Bc2 34. Re1 Bc3 35. Rg1 Bd4 36. Nf3 Bxg1 37. Kxg1 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KBN} Ra1+ 38. Kf2 Rb1 39. Bd6 Be4 40. g4 Bb7 41. Nd2 Rd1 42. Ke3 Rg1 43. Bg3 Rc1 44. b5 Rc5 45. b6 Rg5 46. h3 Rg6 47. Bc7 Rh6 48. Nc4 Rxh3+ 49. Kf4 Rb3 50. Nd6 Bg2 51. g5 Kf8 52. Ke5 Ke7 53. Nf5+ Kd7 54. Nh6 Rb5+ 55. Kf6 Bd5 56. Nf5 Ba2 57. Nd4 Rb2 58. Ke5 Rd2 {...Rd1 is the strong threat.} 59. Ke4 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Bezgodov, Alexei"] [Black "Shirov, Alexei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C48"] [WhiteElo "2460"] [BlackElo "2652"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "56"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,56,0,8,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Nxd4 exd4 6. e5 dxc3 7. exf6 Qxf6 8. dxc3 Qe5+ 9. Qe2 Qxe2+ 10. Kxe2 c6 11. Bd3 d5 12. Re1 {C48: Four Knights: 4 Bb5, replies other than 4...Bb4} (12. Bf4 Be6 13. Rhe1 Kd7 14. Rad1 Bd6 {1/2-1/2 (14) Istratescu,A (2651)-Fressinet,L (2693) Haguenau 2013}) 12... Bd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 13. Bf4 Ke7 $146 ({Predecessor: } 13... Bxf4 14. Kf3+ Be6 15. Kxf4 O-O-O 16. Re5 h6 17. Rae1 Rhe8 18. a3 Re7 19. Kg3 Rde8 20. f4 Kd8 21. f5 Bd7 22. Kf4 f6 23. Rxe7 {1/2-1/2 (23) Vrana,F (2271)-Sabol,M (2358) Czechia 2004}) 14. Kf3+ Be6 15. c4 dxc4 16. Bxc4 Bxf4 17. Kxf4 Rad8 {[#] aiming for ...Rd4+.} 18. Bxe6 fxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 19. Re2 Rd4+ 20. Kg3 Rhd8 21. Rae1 R8d6 22. f3 Rd2 23. Kf2 Rxe2+ 24. Rxe2 Rd1 25. Re1 Rd2+ 26. Re2 Rd1 27. Re1 Rd2+ 28. Re2 Rd1 {Precision: White = 84%, Black = 86%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Palchun, Grigory"] [Black "Natacheev, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2454"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,55,44,44,44,39,46,24,9,23,22,13,18,10,82,0,77,53,79,84,71,72,77,72, 197,191,418,425,430,429,412,414,531,541,519,533,520,509,1132,350,555,550,850, 831]} 1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. e3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. c4 e6 6. Nc3 O-O {D92: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bf4} 7. Qc2 c6 8. Be2 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Nbd7 {White is slightly better.} 9. O-O b6 10. b4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bb7 12. Bd6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12. Rad1 Re8 13. h3 Nd5 14. Nxd5 exd5 15. Be2 {1-0 (46) Mascaro March,P (2369)-Guadamuro Torrente,A (2142) Palma de Mallorca 2009}) 12... Re8 $1 13. e4 $36 {[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 2080] White has some pressure.} Rc8 ( 13... c5 $11) 14. Rad1 ({White should play} 14. Rfb1 $16) 14... Nb8 (14... c5 $1 $11 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Bxc5 Bf8) 15. Bg3 Qe7 16. a3 h6 17. e5 Nh5 18. Ne4 { Strongly threatening Nd6.} Nxg3 (18... c5 $16) 19. fxg3 $18 ({Much less strong is} 19. hxg3 $6 c5 $16) 19... Red8 $2 {[#]} (19... c5 {keeps fighting.}) 20. Nf6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh8 {[#]} (20... Bxf6 21. exf6) 21. Nh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4g6]} Nd7 {[%cal Rd7f6] [#]} 22. Qxg6 $3 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Rg6h7][%mdl 512]} Nf8 ( 22... fxg6 23. Nxg6#) 23. Qh5 c5 24. bxc5 bxc5 25. d5 exd5 (25... Bxd5 $142 26. Bxd5 exd5) 26. Nxd5 $2 (26. Nf5 Qxe5 27. Ng4) 26... Qxe5 (26... Bxd5 $142 27. Bxd5 (27. Rxd5 Rxd5 28. Bxd5 c4 $18) 27... c4) 27. Qxf7 {White wants to mate with Nf6.} Qe6 28. Qxb7 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Black "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2433"] [BlackElo "2515"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "138"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,138,0,0,0,0,0,13,-6,0,-9,-4,-11,0,0,13,-16,0,-18,-10,-16,-21,-19,-7, -36,-17,-35,-30,-51,-47,-57,-56,-71,-48,-60,-37,-71,-19,-72,-22,-59,-13,-18, -14,-9,-13,-20,-25,-25,-28,-51,-63,-54,-58,-54,-59,-162,-146,-145,-139,-124, -129,-119,-128,-168,-176,-172,-164,-152,-144,-185,-192,-171,-158,-231,-223, -339,-341,-344,-331,-326,-294,-249,-216,-253,-220,-304,-183,-491,-311,-231,0, -468,-270,-214,0,-423,-423,-783,-756,-660,-624,-600,-781,-710,-662,-1757,-1404, -1684,-1548,-2093,-1561,-5966,-5353,-29988,-29989]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 Nd7 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 g6 10. O-O Bg7 11. Rc1 O-O 12. Bb3 Qe7 {D43: Semi-Slav: 5 Bg5 h6} 13. Na4 e5 {LiveBook: 7 Games} (13... Rd8 14. Qc2 Nf8 15. Ne5 Bd7 16. Qc5 Qxc5 17. Nxc5 Rab8 18. f4 Be8 19. Rc2 Nh7 20. Rfc1 {1/2-1/2 (46) Topalov,V (2796)-Aronian,L (2750) Nice 2009} ) 14. Nc3 Kh7 {The position is equal.} 15. Qc2 f5 16. Rfd1 e4 17. Nd2 Nf6 18. Ne2 $146 (18. h3 {is interesting.} Rd8 19. a3 Bd7 20. Ba2 Be8 21. Nc4) ({ Predecessor:} 18. h3 b5 19. Ne2 Bd7 20. a4 {1/2-1/2 (40) Ferlito,G (1998) -Petersons,I (2263) ICCF email 2012}) 18... Bd7 (18... a5 {looks sharper.} 19. a4 Re8 20. h3 Rd8 21. Nf4 g5) 19. Qc5 Qxc5 20. Rxc5 Rfe8 21. Rcc1 Rad8 22. a3 g5 23. Ba2 Bc8 24. Re1 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} 25. Bb1 Nd5 26. Nc4 Kh6 27. Ng3 h4 28. Nf1 Re7 29. b4 Be6 30. Nfd2 Bf7 (30... g4 $17) 31. Na5 (31. g4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 31... Bg6 32. Ndc4 Rdd7 33. Nb3 Rc7 {[%cal Bd7c7, Bc7c8,Bc8d8][%mdl 32]} 34. Nc5 b6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 35. Na6 Rc8 36. Ba2 Rd8 37. Ne5 Bxe5 38. dxe5 Rxe5 39. Red1 Ree8 40. Rd4 {[#]} (40. Bxd5 $15 Rxd5 41. Rxd5 cxd5 42. Nc7) 40... Nf4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 41. Rxd8 ( 41. exf4 Rxd4) 41... Ne2+ 42. Kf1 Nxc1 43. Rxe8 Bxe8 44. Nc7 Nxa2 45. Nxe8 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KN-KN} Kg6 46. Nd6 Kf6 47. Nc8 a5 48. bxa5 bxa5 49. Na7 ( 49. Nd6 $17) 49... c5 50. Nc6 (50. Nc8 $142) 50... a4 51. Na5 Ke6 52. Nc4 Nc3 53. Ke1 Nd5 54. Ke2 f4 55. Kf1 Nc3 56. h3 $2 {[#]} (56. Ke1 {is tougher.}) 56... Nb5 57. Ke2 Nc3+ $2 (57... Kf6 58. Nb6 Kf5) 58. Kf1 $1 Nd5 (58... Kd5 $142 59. Nb6+ Kc6) 59. Ke2 Nc3+ $2 (59... Kf6 60. Nd6 fxe3 61. fxe3 Nc3+ 62. Kd2 Nb1+ 63. Ke2 Ke5) 60. Kf1 $1 f3 61. Kg1 (61. Nb6 $142 Kd6 62. Nc4+ Kd5 63. Nb6+ Kc6 64. Nc4) 61... Kd5 62. Nb6+ Kc6 63. Nc4 Nb5 64. gxf3 exf3 65. Kf1 Kd5 66. Nb6+ Ke4 67. Nxa4 c4 68. Ke1 g4 69. hxg4 h3 {Precision: White = 36%, Black = 59%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Saveliev, Alexei"] [Black "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C43"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2139"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 { [%emt 0:00:04]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 4. Bd3 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:39:09]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 6. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 7. c3 {[%emt 0:03:16] LiveBook: 3 Games} Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 8. Bf4 $11 {[%emt 0:02:00]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:22:10]} 9. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:06:40]} O-O {[%emt 0:06:42]} 10. Re1 {[%emt 0:10:57]} Re8 { [%emt 0:23:24]} 11. Qe2 {[%emt 0:05:35]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:05:17]} 12. Qf1 {[%emt 0: 12:49]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:07:24]} 13. Nxf3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 14. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 15. Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be4 { [%emt 0:01:50]} 16. Rad1 {[%emt 0:04:16]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:04:14]} 17. Qxd3 { [%emt 0:00:18]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 18. cxd4 {[%emt 0:02:36]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:02: 12]} 19. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:04:48]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 20. Kf1 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Rxe1+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} 21. Kxe1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 22. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 23. a3 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Re7 {[%emt 0:01: 11]} 24. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 25. b4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} a6 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 26. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:06:28]} 27. a4 {[%emt 0: 01:22]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:05:44]} 28. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 29. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 30. h3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} g6 {[%emt 0: 01:17]} 31. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:59]} 32. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 33. b5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 34. axb5 { [%emt 0:00:00]} Nd4+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 35. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0: 00:07]} 36. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 37. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 38. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 39. Kd4 { [%emt 0:00:11]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 40. f4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Black "Popov, Valerij"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2338"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,65,-19,-11,-20,-24,-30,-18,-29,0,0,3,0,6,-19,-16,-34,-21,-29,-29,-23, -18,-24,-16,-19,-8,-201,-217,-216,-211,-263,-227,-260,0,0,0,0,0,0,14,0,411,400, 499,373,366,-27]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Bg2 c6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bf4 Bxf4 10. gxf4 b6 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} 11. Nbd2 (11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. fxe5 Ng4 13. Nd2 Ba6 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Nf3 Nh6 16. Bh3 f5 17. Kh1 Kh8 18. Rg1 {1/2-1/2 (27) Andreikin,D (2736)-Carlsen,M (2840) Wijk aan Zee 2017}) 11... Bb7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. b4 a5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 12... Rc8 13. c5 Qc7 14. e3 Ne8 15. Ng5 Nef6 16. Bh3 h6 17. Ngf3 Ba6 18. Rfe1 bxc5 19. dxc5 Rb8 20. Qc3 Rfe8 21. Ne5 Nxe5 22. fxe5 d4 {1/2-1/2 (22) Zemerov,V (2316)-Narendran,G (2165) Moscow 2018}) 13. a3 dxc4 14. Nxc4 axb4 15. axb4 c5 16. dxc5 bxc5 17. b5 Qb8 18. e3 Bd5 19. Rxa8 Qxa8 20. Nh4 {[%cal Bf3h4,Bh4g2,Bg2e1,Be1d3][%mdl 32]} Rb8 21. Rb1 h6 22. Bxd5 Qxd5 23. Na5 $2 {[#]} (23. f5 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 23... Qh5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh5h4]} 24. Ng2 {[#]} Qh3 $1 25. Nc6 {[%cal Ba5c6,Bc6e7,Be7f5][%mdl 32]} Ra8 26. b6 Nxb6 $2 ({Better is} 26... Ng4 $19 27. b7 Re8) 27. Rxb6 $11 Ng4 28. Ne1 $1 g5 {White must now prevent ...Ra1.} 29. Ne7+ Kf8 {And now ...Ra1 would win.} 30. Qb2 {Ng6+! would kill now.} e5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (30... f6 $11 31. Rxe6 Kf7) 31. Nf5 $18 {Threatening mate with Rb8+.} Qxh2+ 32. Kf1 {Intending Rb8+ and mate.} Kg8 33. Nd3 $2 {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 49%, Black = 64%. . Loss on Time!?} ({White has to play} 33. fxe5 $18 Qh1+ 34. Ke2) 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Frolov, Ivan"] [Black "Lysyj, Igor"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2243"] [BlackElo "2630"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,106,0,0,-16,-3,-1,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-15,-16,-6,-37,-59,-39,-22,-44,-43, -39,-37,-68,-70,-66,-24,-35,-33,-53,-36,-49,-60,-57,-8,-13,-9,-14,-7,-8,0,0,0, 0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. Ne5 Bf5 5. d4 Nd7 {LiveBook: 34 Games} 6. Bf4 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} (6. O-O Ngf6 7. c4 e6 8. Nc3 Bd6 9. Bf4 Qb8 10. Nxd7 Nxd7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. e4 dxe4 14. Bxe4 Bxe4 15. Nxe4 {1-0 (25) Lie,E (2459) -Gausel,E (2479) Norway 2017}) 6... e6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Ngf6 7. Nd2 Qb6 8. Nb3 e6 9. O-O a5 10. a4 Be7 11. Nd3 O-O 12. Rc1 Qa6 13. Ra1 {0-1 (76) Laszlo,I (2179)-Szabolcsi,J (2330) Hungary 2010}) 7. Nd2 Ngf6 8. O-O Be7 9. c3 O-O 10. f3 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Nd7 12. g4 Bg6 13. Bg3 e5 14. e3 exd4 15. exd4 f5 16. f4 fxg4 17. Qxg4 Nf6 (17... Bf5 $5 {[%cal Rf5g4]} 18. Qe2 Nf6 $15) 18. Qe6+ Bf7 19. Qe2 Qd7 20. f5 Rae8 21. Qd3 Bh5 22. Nf3 {The position is equal.} Bxf3 23. Bxf3 Bd6 24. Rae1 Qc7 25. Kg2 Bxg3 26. hxg3 Re7 27. Rxe7 Qxe7 28. Rf2 Qf7 29. g4 h6 30. Re2 Re8 31. Rxe8+ Nxe8 32. Qe3 Nd6 33. Qe5 Qf6 (33... Nc4 {is more complex.} 34. Qb8+ Kh7 35. b3 Na3 36. Qxa7 Nb5) 34. Qxf6 gxf6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 35. Be2 Kf7 36. Bd3 a5 37. Kg3 Kf8 38. Kh4 b6 39. a4 b5 40. b3 Kf7 41. Kh5 bxa4 42. bxa4 Kg7 43. Kh4 Nc8 44. Bc2 Nb6 45. Bb3 Na8 46. Bc2 Nb6 47. Bb3 Nc8 48. Bc2 Nd6 49. Bd3 Nf7 50. Bf1 Ng5 51. Bg2 Kf8 52. Kh5 Kg7 53. Kh4 Kf8 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 73%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B32"] [WhiteElo "2142"] [BlackElo "2392"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:06]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0: 00:03]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 6. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Bb4 {[%emt 0: 08:19]} 8. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:25]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} 9. a3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:06:36]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 11. g5 {[%emt 0: 05:36]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 13. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 14. Bd3 {[%emt 0:05:55]} g6 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 15. Qe3 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Nd4 $11 {[%emt 0:18:14]} 16. Nxd4 { [%emt 0:12:13]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 17. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:59]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00: 21]} 18. b4 {[%emt 0:03:00]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. O-O {[%emt 0:03:53]} Bh3 {[%emt 0:05:08]} 20. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 21. f3 { [%emt 0:00:25]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:30:56]} 22. Qf2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0: 03:08]} 23. Rxe8+ {[%emt 0:05:36]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 24. Re1 {[%emt 0:00: 15]} Rxe1+ {[%emt 0:00:39]} 25. Bxe1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 26. Qh4 {[%emt 0:09:13]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 27. Bf2 {[%emt 0:03:21]} Be6 { [%emt 0:01:23]} 28. Bg3 {[%emt 0:02:37]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:53]} 29. Bf2 { [%emt 0:00:41]} Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Sarana, Alexey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2760"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,79,13,29,29,28,16,27,18,15,10,27,24,28,0,16,0,63,69,93,106,109,110, 103,91,97,97,115,116,112,96,106,99,117,107,124,114,149,150,160,141,173,166,162, 151,154,145,192,141,145,127,235,232,340,133,257,171,317,161,149,133,227,218, 325,308,1039,1017]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 b5 8. Ng3 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} Qc7 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 9. Bd3 g6 10. O-O {White has an edge. } Bg7 11. Bd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Re1 O-O 13. Nf1 b4 14. Nb1 Bb7 15. Nbd2 d5 {0-1 (74) Motylev,A (2663)-Sarana,A (2457) Tallinn 2016}) 11... O-O 12. a4 bxa4 13. Rxa4 Nbd7 14. b4 Nb6 15. Ra5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Nc4 ({Black should play} 15... Bb7 $11) 16. Nb5 $1 $14 {[%cal Rb5c7]} Qb7 17. Bxc4 axb5 18. Rxb5 Qc7 19. Bd3 Bb7 20. Qe2 Rfc8 21. Ra5 d5 22. Rb1 d4 23. Rba1 Ne8 24. Nf1 {[%cal Bg3f1,Bf1d2,Bd2f3,Bf3e5][%mdl 32]} Nd6 25. Be1 Bh6 26. Nd2 Qc6 27. b5 Qc7 28. Rxa8 Bxa8 29. Nf3 Nb7 30. b6 Qd6 31. Ba6 ( 31. Ra6 $18) 31... Qxb6 $16 32. Nxe5 Qb2 (32... Bg7 $16) 33. Qd1 $18 Qb6 (33... d3 $142) 34. Bd3 $2 {[#]} (34. Qg4 $18 {is the precise move to win.} Qd8 {[#]} 35. Ba5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxa5 36. Qxc8 Qxc8 37. Bxc8) 34... Nd6 (34... Qc7 $16) 35. Qg4 Qb2 (35... Bb7 $142 36. Nd7 Qb2) 36. Rd1 (36. Ra7 $142 Qb8 37. Qd7) 36... Qb7 37. Nf3 {And now e5 would win.} Qe7 (37... Bg7 $16 {was called for.}) 38. Bb4 Rd8 (38... Rb8 $142) 39. Ra1 ({Resist} 39. Nxd4 Qg5 $18) 39... Qb7 $2 ( 39... Bf8 40. Qf4 Qb7) 40. Qh4 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2433"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,73,28,22,43,38,35,39,50,47,61,44,95,0,83,49,125,123,353,343,353,353, 419,412,412,416,397,393,611,480,464,476,456,384,381,367,542,522,697,685,835, 826,903,870,890,895,885,844,964,942,956,933,1343,1333,1708,1664]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. b3 g6 4. Bb2 Bg7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. O-O d6 8. d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bd7 10. Nc2 Qa5 {E60: King's Indian: Unusual lines and Fianchetto Variation without Nc3} (10... a6 11. Nc3 Rb8 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. Bxg7 Ne3 14. Nxe3 Kxg7 15. Qd2 Qa5 16. Rfd1 Qxd2 17. Rxd2 Be6 18. Nd5 Rfc8 19. Nb6 Rc7 {1/2-1/2 (46) Meier,G (2650)-Kovalev,V (2639) Riadh 2017}) 11. Nc3 {LiveBook: 32 Games} Ng4 12. Qd2 Qh5 {[%csl Gg4][%cal Rh5h2] [#] White is slightly better.} 13. h3 Nf6 14. h4 Ng4 {[#]} 15. Rad1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Rab1 Bh6 16. Qd5 g5 17. Bh3 Nf6 18. Qh1 {1-0 (52) Dizdarevic,E (2507)-Erdogdu,M (2359) Plovdiv 2003}) 15... f5 ({Better is} 15... h6 $14) 16. f4 (16. f3 $16) 16... h6 (16... g5 $11) 17. Na4 e5 (17... Rad8 $14) 18. Qxd6 $16 Rad8 $2 {[#]} (18... Be8 $16) 19. Qc7 $1 $18 g5 20. fxg5 ({Don't do} 20. Rxd7 Rxd7 21. Qxd7 gxh4 $18) (20. Qxb7 gxh4 21. Rxd7 Rxd7 $18) 20... hxg5 21. Rxd7 Rxd7 22. Qxd7 gxh4 23. gxh4 Kh8 (23... Bh6 $142 24. Qe6+ Kh7) 24. Qd3 Rd8 25. Qh3 Bh6 {Now ...Rd2 and Black clings on.} 26. Bc1 Bxc1 27. Rxc1 e4 (27... Ne7 $142 28. Nc3 Qh6) 28. Rf1 {White is clearly winning.} Nce5 29. Nc3 Rg8 30. Nd4 Qh6 31. Nxf5 Qb6+ 32. e3 Nf3+ 33. Kh1 Nfh2 34. Rf4 Qa5 35. Nxe4 Qe1+ 36. Bf1 $1 Qb1 37. Nfd6 {Precision: White = 85%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Black "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E63"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2516"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,118,42,46,51,27,52,46,50,42,37,20,10,25,18,25,25,9,13,0,0,-15,-15, -15,-17,-14,-15,-15,-17,-23,-17,-54,-79,-69,-47,-63,-4,-122,-111,-93,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-5,-2,0,-16,0,-232,-228,-447,-424,-391,-29,-189,-189,-189,-189,-189,-197, -197,-189,-189,-189,-189,-189,-189,-189,-164,-67,-175,-67,-2652,-69,-118,-76, -5308,-4920,-4847,-4731,-1510,-2851,-1548,-1500,-1715,-1448,-29962,-29961, -29966,-29967,-29959,-2217,-29963,-29963,-29962,-29960]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. O-O a6 8. b3 Rb8 9. d5 Na5 {E63: King's Indian: Fianchetto: Panno Variation with 7...a6} 10. Bg5 c5 11. dxc6 Nxc6 12. Rc1 {LiveBook: 11 Games} Bd7 13. e4 b5 14. cxb5 axb5 15. Qe2 h6 16. Bd2 b4 17. Nd5 {[%cal Bc3d5,Bd5e3,Be3c4][%mdl 32] [#]} Ng4 $146 18. Rfd1 e6 19. Ne3 Nge5 20. Nxe5 Nxe5 21. Nc4 Bb5 22. Be3 Qe7 23. Qd2 Bxc4 24. bxc4 {Strongly threatening c5.} Rfc8 25. Bxh6 Nxc4 26. Qf4 Bxh6 27. Qxh6 Rc5 $1 28. Bf1 Rbc8 ( {Black should play} 28... Ne5 $1 $15 29. Kg2 Ra8) 29. h4 (29. Bxc4 $11 Rxc4 30. Rxc4 Rxc4 31. Qf4) 29... Ne5 $17 30. Be2 Rc2 (30... Rc3 $1 $17 {Hoping for ... Qa7.} 31. h5 Qa7) 31. Rxc2 $11 Rxc2 32. Rd2 Qc7 33. h5 gxh5 34. Bxh5 Qc3 35. Rd1 Rxa2 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is up to no good.} 36. Kg2 $2 (36. Qg5+ $1 $11 { and White has nothing to worry.} Kh7 37. Qh4) 36... Qc5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc5f2]} 37. Qf6 $2 (37. Qg5+ Ng6 38. Qxc5 dxc5 39. Bxg6 fxg6 40. Rc1) 37... b3 38. Rh1 {aiming for Bd1.} Qc2 $2 ({Black should try} 38... Qe3 $1 $19 39. Bg4 Qxe4+ 40. Bf3 Qxf3+ 41. Qxf3 Nxf3 42. Kxf3 Rc2) 39. Qg5+ $2 (39. Bxf7+ $1 $11 {and White stays safe.} Nxf7 40. Rh4) 39... Kf8 40. Qd8+ Kg7 41. Qg5+ Ng6 42. Bxg6 Qxf2+ ( {Worse is} 42... fxg6 43. Qe7+ Kg8 44. Qe8+ Kg7 45. Qh8+ Kf7 46. Rh7#) 43. Kh3 fxg6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} ({Much less strong is} 43... Qg2+ 44. Kg4 $17) 44. Qe7+ Qf7 45. Qxd6 Qf3 {[%cal Rf3h5]} 46. Qe5+ Kh7 (46... Kf7 $19 47. Qc7+ Kg8 48. Qb8+ Kg7 49. Qc7+ Kh6 50. Qf4+ Qxf4 51. gxf4 Ra4 52. Kg3+ Kg7) 47. Rc1 $1 $15 {[%cal Rc1c7] Intending Rc7+ and mate.} Qg2+ (47... Ra7 $1 $19 { ...Rb7 is the strong threat.} 48. Rb1 g5 49. Qxg5 Qxe4 50. Qh5+ Kg7 51. Qg5+ Kh8 52. Qf6+ Rg7 53. Qd8+ Kh7 54. Qh4+ Qxh4+ 55. Kxh4 Rb7) 48. Kh4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (48. Kg4 $15 Qe2+ 49. Kh3 Qh2+ 50. Kg4 Qe2+ 51. Kh3 Qh2+ 52. Kg4 Qe2+) 48... Qh2+ $2 (48... g5+ $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 49. Qxg5 Qxe4+ 50. Qf4 Qxf4+ 51. gxf4 b2) 49. Kg4 {Rc7+ would kill now.} Qe2+ 50. Kh4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ( 50. Kh3 $17 Qh5+ 51. Qxh5+ gxh5 52. Rc5) 50... g5+ $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 51. Qxg5 Qxe4+ 52. Qf4 Rh2+ 53. Kg4 {[#]} Qg6+ $1 54. Qg5 Rc2 55. Qxg6+ Kxg6 56. Rb1 Rc4+ 57. Kf3 Rb4 58. Rb2 Kg5 59. g4 e5 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 58%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Looshnikov, Nikolai"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2686"] [BlackElo "2435"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,74,20,20,26,24,25,18,20,17,18,6,5,9,10,-3,-4,-9,-6,-16,-19,-22,-14, -28,-15,-10,-4,-21,0,0,0,0,22,22,22,22,30,34,27,0,153,12,224,215,455,427,396, 243,563,496,1844,1723,29988,29989,29992]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O Bxc3 7. bxc3 e4 8. Ng5 Re8 9. f3 exf3 10. Nxf3 {[%cal Bg5f3,Bf3d4,Bd4f5][%mdl 32]} Qe7 11. e3 d6 12. d3 {LiveBook: 6 Games. A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} Ng4 13. e4 Nge5 14. Nd4 { White has an edge.} Bg4 15. Qc2 Qd7 16. Nf5 {[#]} Ne7 $146 {[%cal Re7f5]} ({ Predecessor:} 16... f6 17. h3 Bh5 18. g4 Bf7 19. g5 fxg5 20. Bxg5 {1/2-1/2 (37) Lecroq,M (2604)-Dothan,Y (2648) ICCF email 2010}) 17. Ne3 Bh3 18. Rb1 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 b6 20. Qd1 f6 21. Rb2 c6 22. d4 Nf7 23. Qd3 Ng5 24. Re2 h6 25. Nd1 Qh3+ 26. Kg1 Qh5 27. h4 Nf7 28. Ne3 b5 29. cxb5 Qxb5 30. c4 Qa6 $2 {[#]} (30... Qh5 $1 $11) 31. Ba3 ({White has to play} 31. Ng4 $1 $16) 31... Rad8 $2 {[#]} (31... c5 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 32. e5 (32. dxc5 Ne5 $11) 32... fxe5) 32. Ng4 $1 $18 d5 $2 {[#]} (32... Qb6 33. Ref2 Rf8) 33. Nxf6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxf6 34. exd5 c5 $2 (34... Nd6 35. Rxf6 Qxc4 36. Qxc4 Nxc4) 35. Bxc5 Ne5 (35... Nd6 $142 36. Rxf6 Qxc4 37. Qxc4 Nxc4 38. Rxe7 Rxe7) 36. dxe5 {[%cal Bd4e5,Be5f6][%mdl 32]} Rxd5 {[#]} 37. exf6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rf8 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 26%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Black "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2472"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,69,56,57,43,49,37,50,36,53,47,43,42,37,40,54,54,56,66,76,80,82,83,82, 77,77,86,143,141,140,113,161,168,204,155,264,254,264,242,796,792,1035,983,1428, 1394,29968,29969,29969,29971,29970,29966,5331,5322,2154,854]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ng3 g6 {C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...dxe4} 9. c4 (9. Qe2 Bg7 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Nd7 12. f4 O-O 13. Be4 Bxe4 14. Nxe4 Qe7 15. Be3 Rfd8 16. Rad1 {1/2-1/2 (64) So,W (2815)-Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 9... Bg7 { LiveBook: 14 Games} 10. b4 Bxf3 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor: } 10... Nb6 11. Be3 Ng4 12. Rc1 O-O 13. b5 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 f5 15. Be2 e5 16. dxe5 {0-1 (28) Belyakov,B (2482)-Jobava,B (2699) Sochi 2015}) 11. Qxf3 c6 12. Rb1 O-O 13. Be3 e5 14. d5 cxd5 15. cxd5 Qe7 16. Rfd1 Qd6 $1 17. Bb5 Rfd8 18. Bg5 h6 19. Bh4 $1 Qb6 {[#]} 20. Bxd7 $1 Rxd7 21. Bxf6 $1 Bxf6 (21... Qxf6 $142 22. Qxf6 Bxf6) 22. Ne4 $16 Bg7 23. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rad8 {[#]} 24. h5 $1 Kh8 25. Rbc1 Qxb4 (25... Bf8 $16 {was worth a try.} 26. Nc5 Re7) 26. hxg6 $18 fxg6 27. d6 b6 $2 (27... Qb2 28. Qg4 Qxa2) 28. Qg4 g5 29. Rc7 Qa4 30. Rd3 Qxa2 31. Rxd7 Rxd7 32. Qxd7 Qb1+ 33. Kh2 Qxd3 34. Qc8+ Kh7 35. d7 {Precision: White = 90%, Black = 55%.} (35. Qf5+ $142 Kh8 36. d7) 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Shirov, Alexei"] [Black "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "2652"] [BlackElo "2622"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,80,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,26,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-39,-41,-56,-51,-52,-34, -32,-18,-17,-19,-20,0,0,0,-42,-39,-62,-62,-72,-61,-82,-78,-65,-49,-57,-64,-56, -45,-66,-13,-67,-70,-76,-75,-95,-81,-82,-81,-71,-79,-36,-58,-85,-18,-8,0,0,0, -18,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. g4 (5. g3 Be7 6. Nf3 Ngf6 7. Qe2 Nxe4 8. Qxe4 Rb8 9. Bg2 b5 10. O-O O-O 11. Rd1 Bb7 12. Qe2 Nf6 13. c3 a6 14. a4 {1/2-1/2 (45) Anand,V (2776)-Meier,G (2648) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 5... Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ {C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3... dxe4} Nxf6 7. g5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nd5 {[%cal Bf6d5,Bd5e7,Be7f5][%mdl 32]} 8. Nf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. a3 h6 9. g6 fxg6 10. Bd3 Qf6 11. c4 Ne7 12. Nf3 Nf5 {1/2-1/2 (46) Kislinsky,A (2475)-Stupak,K (2537) Gora Sw Anny 2016}) 8... c5 9. c4 Ne7 10. dxc5 Qxd1+ 11. Kxd1 Nf5 12. c6 bxc6 13. Bd3 g6 14. Bf4 h6 15. Be5 Rh7 16. Kc2 Bb7 {[%cal Bc8b7,Bb7a8,Ba8c6][%mdl 32]} 17. Be4 hxg5 $1 18. Nxg5 Rh5 19. h4 Rd8 20. Rh3 Be7 21. Rg1 Ba8 22. Bxf5 gxf5 23. f4 c5 24. Rgg3 Bc6 25. Ra3 Ra8 26. Ra6 Bb7 27. Ra5 Bc8 {And now ...f6 would win.} 28. Nf3 f6 29. Bc3 Bb7 30. Nd2 a6 ({Black should play} 30... Kf7 $15) 31. Ra3 ({Better is} 31. Nb3 $11) 31... Kf7 $15 32. Rb3 Bg2 33. Rh2 Rg8 {[#] ...Bd6 is the strong threat.} 34. Rb6 Rg4 35. Rxa6 Rhxh4 36. Rxh4 Rxh4 37. Ra7 Ke8 (37... Rxf4 $17 {White must now prevent ...e5.} 38. b4 e5) 38. Ra6 $11 {The position is equal.} Kd7 39. Ra7+ Ke8 40. Ra6 Kd7 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 54%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Black "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2574"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,72,10,6,-50,-43,-45,-35,-40,-37,-42,-31,-34,-46,-56,-36,-32,-40,-40, -56,-39,-43,-39,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-9,-18,-25,-41,-19,-52,-43,-61,-55,-103,-103, -103,-103,-135,-112,-96,-83,-131,-131,-132,-118,-1012,-876,-1171,-1196]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O Be7 8. e4 O-O 9. Bf4 Nh5 {E07: Closed Catalan: Main Line (5 Nf3 0-0 6 0-0 Nbd7)} (9... Re8 10. a4 b6 11. Qe2 Ba6 12. Rfd1 Bb4 13. Ne1 Qc8 14. Nc2 Bf8 15. Ne3 e5 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Bxe5 Rxe5 {0-1 (53) Tomashevsky,E (2728)-Ding,L (2766) Wijk aan Zee 2016}) 10. Be3 Nhf6 {LiveBook: 20 Games} 11. h3 (11. a4 $11) 11... b5 $15 {Black is slightly better.} 12. d5 cxd5 13. exd5 exd5 {[#]} 14. Nxd5 $146 ({Predecessor: } 14. Nd4 Bb7 15. Ncxb5 a6 16. Nc3 g6 17. Nde2 Ne5 18. Nf4 Qd6 19. Bd4 { 1/2-1/2 (21) Ulybin,M (2538)-Abramovic,B (2464) Paracin 2011}) 14... Bb7 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Re1 Qb4 17. a4 a6 18. Qd2 Qxd2 19. Bxd2 Nc5 20. Bb4 Nd3 (20... Rfc8 {with more complications.} 21. Bxc5 Rxc5 22. axb5 axb5 23. Nd4 Bxg2 24. Kxg2 Rac8) 21. Bxf8 Nxe1 ({Of course not} 21... Kxf8 $6 {[#]} 22. axb5 $1 { [%mdl 512]} axb5 23. Rxa8+ Bxa8 24. Re2 $16) 22. Nxe1 Bxg2 23. Bxg7 Kxg7 24. Kxg2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame aiming for axb5. KRN-KRN} Re8 25. axb5 axb5 26. Kf1 Rd8 27. Nf3 Ne4 28. Ra5 Rd3 29. Ke2 Rb3 30. Nd4 Rxb2+ 31. Ke3 Nxf2 { White must now prevent ...Nd1+.} 32. Nxb5 Nxh3 {Threatens to win with ...Rb3+.} 33. Nd4 Rg2 34. Nf5+ Kf6 {And now ...c3 would win.} 35. Kf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 35. Kd4 $17) 35... Rf2+ $19 36. Kg4 {[#]} h5+ $1 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 89%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Lysyj, Igor"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2630"] [BlackElo "2392"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "146"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,146,0,0,14,14,11,-2,0,-25,-29,0,-10,-29,0,0,0,0,59,21,12,35,16,16,57, 45,88,18,27,33,76,77,104,107,281,286,548,97,97,97,84,63,149,84,75,85,72,29,29, 33,33,33,27,33,31,16,15,9,13,6,27,28,59,31,38,0,60,25,26,26,25,27,33,19,18,16, 11,6,12,9,62,28,28,8,40,24,160,145,170,171,171,166,173,146,279,270,263,254,226, 0,254,246,246,22,392,392,377,377,314,16,16,16,16,20,20,8,13,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0, 0,0,8,0,8]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O c6 5. h3 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 Nbd7 { A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} (6... e5 7. d3 Bd6 8. e4 O-O 9. Nc3 Bb4 10. Bd2 dxe4 11. dxe4 Nbd7 12. a3 Be7 13. Kg2 Nc5 14. b4 { 0-1 (85) Yu,Y (2751)-Andreikin,D (2712) Huaian 2017}) 7. d4 e5 8. c4 dxc4 9. Nd2 exd4 10. Nxc4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nb6 11. Qb3 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Nxc4 12. Qxc4 Qb6 13. Rd1 Rd8 {1/2-1/2 (45) Sychev,K (2529)-Popov,I (2608) Moscow 2018}) 12. a4 O-O 13. a5 Nxc4 14. Qxc4 Qd7 15. a6 b5 16. Qxc6 Qxh3 17. Bg5 Qf5 (17... Rae8 $11) 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Rac1 Rae8 20. Rc5 Re5 21. Rxe5 Bxe5 {[#]} 22. Rc1 (22. Qc5 $1 $16) 22... d3 23. Be4 Qg5 24. Bxd3 Bxb2 25. Rc5 Qg4 $2 (25... Qf6 $16 {might work better.}) 26. Rxb5 $18 (26. Qxb5 Bd4 $14) 26... Rc8 $2 (26... Bf6 27. Rb7 Be5) 27. Qe4 $2 (27. Qd6 $18 {has better winning chances.}) 27... Qxe4 $16 28. Bxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Bd4 29. Rb7 Kf8 (29... f6 $14) 30. Bd5 ({Stronger than} 30. Bxh7 g6 $17) (30. e3 $142 Bc5 31. Bd5 (31. Bxh7 $2 g6 $19)) 30... Rc5 31. Rxf7+ Ke8 32. Bb3 Rc3 $1 { [%cal Rc3g3]} 33. Rb7 {Strongly threatening e3.} Rxg3+ $1 34. Kf1 Rg5 35. e3 Bc5 36. Ke2 h5 37. Be6 Re5 38. Bf7+ (38. Ba2 {with more complications.} Re7 39. Rb8+ Kd7 40. Rh8 Re5 41. Bf7) 38... Kd8 39. Bg6 Re7 40. Rb5 Re5 41. Rb7 Re7 42. Rb8+ Kc7 43. Rh8 Re6 44. Bxh5 Ba3 45. Bg4 Rxa6 46. Rc8+ Kd6 47. Re8 Ra5 48. f4 g5 (48... Bc5 $11) 49. f5 Re5 50. Rc8 {Threatens to win with f6.} Ke7 51. Kd3 Bd6 (51... Rb5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 52. Rc6 Rd5+ 53. Ke4 Rd2 54. Ra6 Kf6 55. Bh5 ({But not} 55. Rxa7 Be7 $16) 55... g4 (55... Kg7 $16 {is a better defense.} 56. Rxa7+ Kh6) 56. Bxg4 $18 Kg5 57. Bf3 Kf6 58. Bg4 Kg5 {[#]} 59. Be2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh4 (59... Rxe2 60. Rxd6) 60. f6 $2 ({And not} 60. Rxa7 Rxe2 61. f6 Kg5 $11) (60. Bd3 $18 Bf8 61. Rxa7) 60... Bc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (60... Rxe2 $11 61. Rxd6 Kg5) 61. Ra5 Bf8 62. Bc4 Rf2 63. Ke5 $2 (63. f7 $18) 63... Bb4 $11 {The position is equal.} 64. Rxa7 {Black must now prevent f7.} Bc3+ 65. Ke4 Bxf6 66. Ra5 Bg5 67. Ra1 Rh2 68. Be6 Re2 69. Rh1+ Kg3 70. Rg1+ Kh4 71. Kf5 {aiming for Rg4+.} Rf2+ 72. Ke4 Re2 73. Rh1+ Kg3 {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 42%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Black "Chernobay, Artem"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B29"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2510"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,99,58,29,31,27,36,32,29,0,0,0,0,0,0,-17,0,0,0,-7,0,-56,-69,-85,0,0,0, 0,0,-24,0,-30,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,-7,-7,-7,-4,-7,0,-26,-8,-8,-11,-33,-33,-92,-120, -87,-97,-118,-137,-132,-108,-141,-15,-15,-15,-13,-15,-25,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8, 8,10,14,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 Nxc3 5. dxc3 Nc6 6. Qe2 {B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} (6. Bc4 e6 7. Bf4 Qb6 8. Nd2 Qxb2 9. Ne4 Qb6 10. Qg4 Na5 11. Be2 Qb2 12. O-O Qxc2 13. Qf3 Qa4 14. Rab1 a6 15. Rfd1 {1-0 (27) Amin,B (2693)-Gordievsky,D (2622) Wijk aan Zee 2018} ) 6... e6 7. Bf4 Qc7 8. O-O-O {LiveBook: 8 Games. White is slightly better.} a6 9. Kb1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Qe3 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. Be4 h6 12. h4 O-O-O 13. Rd2 Na5 14. b3 {1-0 (45) Donko,M (1980)-Lazar,J (2194) Hungary 2009}) 9... b5 10. h4 Bb7 11. c4 bxc4 12. Qxc4 Nb4 13. a3 Nd5 $1 14. Bc1 Bc6 15. Qd3 Rb8 16. c4 Ne7 17. Rh3 (17. h5 $1 $11) 17... h5 $15 18. Qc3 Be4+ (18... g6 $17) 19. Bd3 $11 Bxd3+ 20. Qxd3 Nf5 21. Rhh1 Be7 22. Bd2 Rb7 (22... O-O {seems wilder.} 23. Bc3 Rfd8 24. Rhg1 d6 25. Qc2 Qc6) 23. Qe4 O-O 24. Ba5 Qb8 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black attacks.} 25. Rd2 d6 26. Bc3 Rb3 27. Ka2 Qb7 28. Qc2 Rb8 29. Rhd1 { [%cal Re5d6]} d5 ({Don't play} 29... Nxh4 $6 30. exd6 Nxf3 31. gxf3 $16) 30. cxd5 exd5 {Hoping for ...d4.} 31. Rxd5 Nd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4c2]} 32. Nxd4 ({ Better is} 32. R5xd4 $1 $15 cxd4 33. Nxd4) 32... Rxc3 $1 $17 33. bxc3 Qxd5+ 34. c4 Qxg2 35. Nf5 Bf8 $1 36. Rd3 g6 (36... Qe4 37. Nh6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh7 38. Nxf7 $16) ({Black should try} 36... Qh2 $17 37. Rg3 Rb6) 37. e6 $1 $11 { [%cal Re6e7] Strongly threatening e7.} Qe4 38. Nh6+ $1 Kg7 ({Not} 38... Bxh6 $2 {[#]} 39. Rd8+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxd8 40. Qxe4 $18) 39. Nxf7 {Qc3+ would kill now.} Qxe6 40. Ng5 $1 {The position is equal.} Qf5 41. Qe2 Kg8 42. Rb3 Rd8 43. Rb7 Qf6 44. f4 Rd4 45. Ne6 Rd6 46. Nxf8 ({Reject} 46. Nxc5 Qxf4 47. Rb2 Qxh4 $17) 46... Kxf8 47. Qe3 Rd4 $1 48. Rb8+ Kg7 49. Rb7+ Kf8 50. Rb8+ {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Black "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2474"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,93,22,29,50,51,42,39,43,14,34,43,34,12,15,0,14,0,33,0,0,-35,29,29,29, 23,17,20,28,30,23,-6,0,0,39,35,37,21,73,62,66,64,80,75,68,63,71,63,116,109,116, 70,164,171,262,251,304,314,357,350,442,443,464,467,460,468,603,592,750,661,679, 672,654,657,607,628]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d4 d5 6. c3 c6 7. Nbd2 Nbd7 8. Re1 Re8 9. e4 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2... Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Rxe4 {LiveBook: 11 Games. The position is equal.} c5 12. Re1 cxd4 13. Nxd4 a6 $146 14. Nc2 Qc7 15. Nb4 Nf6 16. Bg5 Be6 17. Rxe6 fxe6 18. Qb3 a5 19. Bf4 Qb6 20. Re1 Kh8 (20... Ng4 $15 21. Nd3 Qxb3 22. axb3 Rad8) 21. Rxe6 $11 Qb5 22. a4 Qf5 23. Nc2 Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7c5,Bc5d3,Bd3c1][%mdl 32] Strongly threatening ...Nc5.} 24. Re2 Nc5 25. Qc4 Rac8 26. Be3 Qd3 27. Qxd3 Nxd3 28. Na3 Rc7 (28... Red8 $11 {remains equal.} ) 29. Bb6 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Rd7 $1 30. Nc4 Nc1 {[#]} 31. Re1 $1 {[%cal Re1c1]} Nb3 32. h4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Bf6 33. Bh3 ({Don't play} 33. Nxa5 $6 Nxa5 34. Bxa5 Ra8 $11) 33... Rd5 {[#]} (33... e6 $14) 34. Be6 $1 $16 {[%cal Re6d5]} Rd3 35. Kg2 Ra8 (35... Kg7 $1 $14) 36. Ne5 $18 Bxe5 (36... Rd2 $142) 37. Rxe5 (37. Bxb3 Bf6 $14) 37... Nd2 38. Re3 ({ Less strong is} 38. Bxa5 Kg7 $16) ({Weaker is} 38. Rxa5 Rxa5 39. Bxa5 Rd6 $16) 38... Rd6 39. Bc7 Raa6 40. Ba2 {White is clearly winning.} e6 41. Bxd6 Rxd6 42. Rxe6 Rxe6 43. Bxe6 {KB-KN} Ne4 {Black hopes to continue with ...Nc5.} 44. Bd5 Nc5 45. b4 axb4 46. cxb4 Nxa4 47. Bxb7 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Paravyan, David"] [Black "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B17"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2594"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,107,26,37,27,55,48,51,54,68,62,56,59,75,34,44,23,50,10,6,19,26,24,52, 44,35,29,30,37,33,32,44,9,47,39,85,78,82,88,94,73,73,61,68,69,76,38,42,45,45, 22,120,113,116,139,137,129,156,156,183,181,180,180,268,276,349,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8, 0,37,33,32,16,27,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1011,756,600,416,379,253,5057,5057]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nc3 Nb6 {LiveBook: 5 Games. B17: Caro-Kann: Modern Line (4...Nd7)} (6... e6 7. Bf4 b6 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O Be7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Rad1 c5 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. Ne5 Qe7 14. Nxd7 Nxd7 { 1/2-1/2 (42) Dominguez Perez,L (2726)-Wojtaszek,R (2744) Beijing 2014}) 7. h3 g6 8. Bd3 Bg7 {White is slightly better.} 9. O-O O-O 10. Re1 Qc7 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10... Be6 11. Ne2 Bd5 12. Nd2 Nfd7 13. c4 Be6 14. Qb3 Bxd4 15. Nxd4 Nc5 16. Qc3 Nxd3 17. Rxe6 Nxc1 {1-0 (62) Ermolaev,A (2394)-Brunsteins,D (2402) LSS email 2009}) 11. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4f6,Bf6e5][%mdl 32]} e6 12. Ne5 Nfd5 {[%cal Bf6d5,Bd5f4,Bf4h5][%mdl 32]} 13. Bh4 Nd7 {[%cal Rd7e5]} 14. Ne4 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Bxe5 {Threatens to win with ...f5.} 16. c4 Nf4 17. Nf6+ $1 Bxf6 $1 18. Bxf6 {And now Be5 would win.} Nh5 $1 {[%cal Rh5f6]} 19. Be5 Qe7 20. Be2 Rd8 21. Qc1 f6 (21... Ng7 {is more complex.} 22. Qc3 Ne8 23. c5 f6 24. Bg3 Kg7) 22. Bxh5 fxe5 23. Bf3 Qf6 24. Qc3 Rd4 25. Re3 Bd7 26. Rae1 Rd8 27. Rxe5 Bc8 28. Bg4 {[%cal Rg4e6]} Rd2 29. Qe3 {[%cal Rg4e6]} Kg7 30. Qxa7 ({Much worse is} 30. Bxe6 R8d3 $15) 30... R8d4 (30... Rf8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 31. R5e2 $16 h5 32. Bf3 Rxe2 33. Bxe2 Rd2 34. Qb8 Bd7 35. Qxb7 {Black must now prevent Rd1.} Qxb2 {[#]} 36. Qc7 $1 Qxa2 (36... Rxe2 $142 37. Qxd7+ Kh6 38. Rxe2 Qxe2) 37. Qe5+ $18 Kf7 38. Bxh5 $2 ({Only move:} 38. Qf4+ $18 Kg7 39. Bf3) 38... gxh5 $11 39. Qxh5+ Ke7 40. Qg5+ Ke8 41. Qg8+ Ke7 42. Qg7+ Kd6 $1 43. Ra1 Qb2 $1 {[%cal Rb2g7]} ({Don't go for} 43... Qxc4 $2 44. Qf8+ Ke5 45. Re1+ Kd5 46. Qe7 $18) 44. Qf8+ Ke5 45. Kh2 Rxf2 46. Qg7+ Kf5 47. Ra5+ Ke4 48. Qg4+ Ke3 { [#] aiming for ...Qb8+.} 49. Ra3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kd2 (49... Qxa3 50. Qg3+) 50. Qg3 $1 {[%cal Rg3f2]} Ke1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (50... Kd1 $11) 51. Rb3 Qc2 52. Rc3 Qd2 {Strongly threatening ...Qf4.} 53. Rd3 Qc2 $2 (53... Qf4) 54. Kg1 { Precision: White = 77%, Black = 50%.} ({Not} 54. Rxd7 Kf1 $18) 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2714"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,69,25,30,23,24,16,21,14,20,21,23,23,12,20,2,14,25,36,50,118,118,111, 108,119,102,110,96,95,89,103,109,146,151,201,147,150,165,185,151,356,365,360, 356,479,471,470,468,469,468,468,461]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 e3 10. d3 {A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} d5 11. Qa4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} h6 12. cxd5 {White has an edge.} Nxd5 13. Ne4 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 14. Nc5 f4 15. Bb2 (15. Ne4 Rb8 16. Qa3 Re6 17. c4 Nde7 {0-1 (54) Nakamura,H (2792) -Aronian,L (2809) Saint Louis 2017}) 15... Rb8 16. Rab1 ({Much weaker is} 16. gxf4 b5 $17) 16... Qe7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... b5 17. Qb3 Kh7 {1/2-1/2 (98) Piccirilli,F (2352)-Chamaev,A (2376) ICCF email 2014}) 17. c4 Nb6 18. Qa3 Bf5 19. gxf4 Qh4 (19... Rbd8 $14) 20. Qc3 $16 {[%csl Gb2][%cal Rc3g7] [#]} Re7 21. Qe1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Qxf4 22. Qg3 g5 23. Ne4 Nd7 24. Qe1 Kh7 25. Qc3 Bg6 26. Bc1 {[%cal Bb2c1,Bc1e3,Be3f4,Bf4g3][%mdl 32]} g4 27. d4 gxf3 28. exf3 {[%cal Be2f3,Bf3e4][%mdl 32]} Bxe4 29. fxe4 Qh4 $2 {[#] } (29... Qg4 $16 30. Qxe3 Rg7) 30. Bxe3 $18 Rg8 31. Bf4 Nf6 32. Bg3 {White is clearly winning.} Qg5 33. d5 Nxe4 34. Bxe4+ Rxe4 35. Qd3 {Precision: White = 90%, Black = 48%.} ({Don't do} 35. dxc6 Qc5+ 36. Rf2 bxc6 $18) 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Black "Dubov, Daniil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2696"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "52"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,52,22,8,17,0,0,0,0,11,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3d2,Bd2c4,Bc4b6][%mdl 32]} 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} cxd4 (9... Bd7 10. Rb1 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}) 10. Nc4 Qd8 11. cxd4 O-O 12. Rc1 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 13. Qb3 {[#] LiveBook: 4 Games. Strongly threatening Nd6+.The position is equal.} f4 14. Nb6+ $146 (14. Bxf4 {feels hotter.} Be6 15. Be3 Bxd4 16. Be2 Nc6 17. O-O) ({Predecessor:} 14. Bxf4 Nc6 15. Ne5+ e6 16. Nxc6 bxc6 {1/2-1/2 (47) Mesquita,F (2341)-O'Grady,J (2296) ICCF email 2011}) 14... e6 15. Rxc8 Qxb6 16. Rxf8+ Kxf8 17. Qxb6 axb6 18. Bxf4 Nc6 19. d5 exd5 20. exd5 Ne5 21. h4 Rxa2 22. Rh3 Ra1+ 23. Ke2 Ra2+ 24. Ke1 Ra1+ 25. Ke2 Ra2+ 26. Ke1 Ra1+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,103,37,33,11,26,25,32,21,22,9,16,2,8,6,10,6,14,18,7,12,38,7,26,21,40, 43,74,72,105,93,93,93,93,92,122,82,90,57,58,45,38,47,107,94,108,103,104,95,100, 91,98,68,106,58,99,58,106,16,13,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,5,68,68,67,11,11,0,0,0,0,0, 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 b6 7. Be2 dxc4 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} 8. Bxc4 Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 { LiveBook: 10 Games. White is slightly better.} 10. Qa4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Qe2 Qc8 11. O-O c5 12. Nb5 Qb7 13. Bd6 Rfd8 14. Bxe7 {1/2-1/2 (14) Nakamura,H (2792)-Bruzon Batista,L (2643) Tbilisi 2017}) 10... Nb4 11. O-O Nbd5 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. Bg3 Qe8 14. Qb3 c5 15. dxc5 Bxc5 16. Rac1 a5 17. a3 Rd8 18. Rc4 h6 19. Be5 Qd7 20. h3 Rc8 21. Rd1 {[#] Black must now prevent e4.} b5 22. Rc2 { And now e4 would win.} Qa7 23. e4 ({Don't play} 23. Qxb5 $6 Bxe3 24. Qe2 Rxc2 $11) 23... Nf6 24. Bxf6 $1 ({Reject} 24. Qxb5 Nxe4 25. Kh2 Bxf2 $15) 24... gxf6 25. Qxb5 Rc7 26. Kf1 Rfc8 27. Rdc1 (27. g3 {feels hotter.} Kg7 28. Qe2 Bb6 29. Rcd2 Qb7 30. Kg2) 27... Bb6 28. Qd3 Rxc2 29. Rxc2 Rd8 (29... Rxc2 $14 30. Qxc2 a4) 30. Qe2 $16 Bc5 31. g3 Bf8 32. Kg1 Qb7 33. Kg2 Rd6 34. h4 Bg7 35. h5 Kh7 36. Nd2 a4 37. Nc4 ({Better is} 37. Qc4 $16) 37... Rd4 $11 38. f3 Qb5 39. g4 f5 40. exf5 exf5 41. Ne3 Qxe2+ 42. Rxe2 fxg4 43. fxg4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN } Rd3 (43... Rf4 $11) 44. Nf5 $14 Bf6 45. Re4 (45. Rc2 $1 $14) 45... Bxb2 $11 { The position is equal.} 46. Re7 Bc1 47. Rxf7+ Kg8 48. Rg7+ Kh8 $1 49. Rg6 Kh7 50. Rg7+ Kh8 51. Rg6 Kh7 52. Rg7+ {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Oparin, Grigoriy"] [Black "Yumakhuzhin, Vadim"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2584"] [BlackElo "2184"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,97,75,66,64,63,81,63,72,6,13,0,0,0,0,0,43,47,41,42,47,27,95,92,105, 104,108,114,109,73,175,154,169,171,165,170,256,306,323,161,169,142,143,161,160, 168,152,158,216,224,247,232,430,450,430,273,529,522,517,511,498,489,649,654, 576,270,652,646,615,610,811,809,809,760,787,783,769,691,769,705,679,627]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. c4 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. O-O c5 7. d4 Nc6 8. dxc5 dxc5 9. Be3 Nd7 10. Qc1 {LiveBook: 11 Games. E65: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6. ..c5 7 0-0 without d5 by White} Re8 11. Rd1 Qa5 12. Nd2 $146 {White is better.} ({Predecessor:} 12. Bd2 Nd4 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Nd5 Qd8 15. Bf4 e5 16. Bg5 f6 17. Bd2 Nb6 {1-0 (39) Rapport,R (2674)-Bergez,L (2399) Haguenau 2013}) 12... Nd4 { next ...Qxc3 is good for Black.} 13. Bxd4 ({White should try} 13. Kh1 $16) 13... cxd4 $11 14. Nb5 Qb6 15. Nb3 e5 16. a4 $1 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} a6 17. a5 Qd8 $1 18. Nd6 $1 {[%csl LRb7,LRe8]} Re7 19. c5 ({Don't go for} 19. Nxb7 $2 Bxb7 20. Bxb7 Rb8 $19) 19... Nf8 (19... Qc7 $11) 20. Nd2 $16 {[%cal Bb3d2,Bd2c4,Bc4d6][%mdl 32]} Rb8 21. b4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is on the roll.} Ne6 22. N2c4 Nc7 23. Qc2 Nb5 (23... Ne8 $16) 24. Nxb5 $1 $18 axb5 25. Nd6 Be6 26. Nxb5 h5 (26... Bf8 $142 27. Qd3 Bf5) 27. Nd6 h4 28. Qd2 ({Not} 28. gxh4 Rc7 $16) (28. b5 $142) 28... Rd7 29. b5 Bf8 30. Ne4 Bd5 31. Rdc1 h3 {[#]} 32. Bh1 $1 f5 {[#]} (32... Kg7 $16 33. c6 bxc6) 33. c6 $1 bxc6 34. bxc6 fxe4 $2 (34... Rc7) 35. cxd7 Qxd7 36. Qg5 Qe6 $2 (36... Qf5 {might work better.} 37. Qxf5 gxf5 ) 37. Rab1 Rxb1 38. Rxb1 Be7 39. Qh6 Bf8 40. Rb8 {[%csl Gh6][%cal Rb8f8]} Qd6 41. Rxf8+ Qxf8 42. Qxg6+ {White is clearly winning.} Qg7 43. Bxe4 Bxe4 44. Qxe4 {KQ-KQ} Qc7 45. Qg4+ Kf7 46. Qxh3 {Threatening mate with Qh7+.} Qxa5 47. Qf5+ Kg7 {intending ...Qe1+.} 48. Qe4 Kf6 49. Kg2 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Black "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2579"] [BlackElo "2338"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "109"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,109,28,20,20,22,40,25,23,17,11,9,9,9,8,8,17,7,7,7,8,7,8,9,9,9,8,7,6, 5,8,10,8,8,8,8,8,8,10,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,4,9,9,17,16,20,21,21,20,21,22,27,19,20, 20,20,20,20,8,27,20,35,35,35,42,413,400,383,375,351,323,216,27,27,0,0,0,8,0,0, 0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. O-O {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Be7 7. c3 O-O 8. Bc2 Bg4 (8... c5 9. d4 Be6 10. Bg5 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 h6 12. Bh4 Re8 13. Re1 Qb6 {1-0 (53) Grischuk,A (2772)-Yu,Y (2751) Huaian 2017}) 9. d4 {LiveBook: 15 Games } d5 10. Qd3 Ne4 11. Qe3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Ne5 Bf5 12. Qe2 Nd7 13. f3 Nd6 {1-0 (50) Gonzalez Pruneda,A (2257)-Mujika Lizaso,J Logrono 2003}) 11... Bf5 12. c4 c6 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. Nc3 {[%cal Rc3e4]} Re8 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Bxe4 Bd6 17. Ne5 Bxe5 18. dxe5 Rxe5 19. Qf4 Rxe4 20. Qxf5 Qe8 21. Bd2 Nc6 22. Rfe1 Re5 (22... Re7 {keeps more tension.} 23. Bc3 f6 24. Rxe7 Nxe7 25. Qf3 Qc6) 23. Rxe5 Qxe5 24. Qxe5 Nxe5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 25. Bc3 Nc6 26. Rd1 f6 27. Kf1 Rd8 28. Rxd8+ Nxd8 {KB-KN} 29. Ke2 Kf7 30. Kd3 Ke6 31. Kc4 Kd6 32. a4 Ne6 33. Bd2 Kc6 34. b4 a6 35. b5+ axb5+ 36. axb5+ Kd6 37. f4 g6 38. g3 Nc7 39. Bb4+ Kd7 40. Kc5 h5 41. Ba3 Ne8 42. Kb6 Kc8 43. Bb2 Kb8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#] } (43... g5 $1 $14) 44. Kc5 $1 $18 Kc8 45. b6 Kd7 {[#]} 46. Kd5 $1 g5 47. fxg5 $2 (47. Bc3 $18) 47... fxg5 $11 48. Ke5 {Kf5 is the strong threat.} Nd6 { White must now prevent ...Nc4+.The position is equal.} 49. Kf6 g4 50. Kg5 Nc4 51. Bc3 Ke6 52. Kxh5 Kf5 53. Kh4 Nxb6 {Strongly threatening ...Nd5.} 54. h3 gxh3 55. Kxh3 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 54%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Maletin, Pavel"] [Black "Stupak, Kirill"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2556"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,81,35,29,37,34,37,47,55,16,22,14,16,19,31,14,16,16,19,23,15,10,16,8, 8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 c5 3. c4 cxd4 4. cxd5 Nf6 5. Qxd4 Qxd5 6. Nc3 Qxd4 7. Nxd4 a6 8. g3 e5 9. Nb3 Bd7 {D06: Queen's Gambit: Symmetrical and Baltic Defences} 10. Bg2 Bc6 11. O-O Bxg2 12. Kxg2 Bb4 (12... Nc6 13. Bg5 Nd7 14. Nd5 Bd6 15. Nd2 Rc8 16. Nc4 Bc5 17. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (61) Tomashevsky,E (2758)-Durarbayli,V (2618) Skopje 2015} ) 13. Bd2 Nc6 14. a3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Bxc3 15. Bxc3 Nd5 16. Rac1 Ke7 {[#]} 17. e4 $146 (17. Bd2 {keeps more tension.} Rhd8 18. Nc5 Rab8 19. e4 Nc7 20. Be3 ) ({Predecessor:} 17. Bd2) 17... Nxc3 18. Rxc3 Rhd8 19. Nc5 b5 20. Nb7 Rd7 21. Rxc6 Rxb7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 22. Rfc1 Rd7 23. R1c5 {The position is equal.} f6 24. Rb6 Raa7 25. Rcc6 Rd3 26. Rxa6 Rxa6 27. Rxa6 {KR-KR} Rb3 $1 28. Ra7+ Kf8 29. Rb7 Rxb2 30. a4 b4 31. a5 {[#] a6 is the strong threat. } Ra2 32. Rxb4 Rxa5 33. Rb7 Ra4 34. Kf3 h5 35. h4 Ra3+ 36. Ke2 Ra2+ 37. Ke3 Ra3+ 38. Ke2 Ra2+ 39. Ke3 Ra3+ 40. Ke2 Ra2+ 41. Ke3 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 94%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Black "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D80"] [WhiteElo "2566"] [BlackElo "2525"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,60,41,37,36,35,7,19,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,41,41,41,40,40,36,50,39,58,39,223, 213,255,254,254,261,263,246,246,251,345,332,370,371,385,381,382,385,442,425, 430]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 c6 7. e4 { D80: Grünfeld: Unusual White 4th moves and 4 Bg5} Qb6 8. e5 Qxb2 9. Nge2 Bg7 $1 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. g3 O-O 11. Bg2 cxd5 12. Nxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rb1 Qa3 13. Nxd5 Nc6 14. O-O Bg4 15. Rxb7 {0-1 (38) Eljanov,P (2729)-Kurnosov, I (2666) Austria 2009}) 12... Nc6 13. Qc1 Qb5 14. Rb1 Qa6 15. Qd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] [#] Black must now prevent Nc7. White is pushing.} Bg4 16. Nc7 Qxe2+ $1 17. Qxe2 Bxe2 18. Bxc6 $1 Bd3 19. Rxb7 Rad8 $1 20. Nd5 {[#] Kd2 is the strong threat.} e6 $2 (20... Bc4 $14 21. Nxe7+ Kh8) 21. Kd2 $18 Bf5 22. Ne7+ Kh8 23. Nxf5 gxf5 24. Ke3 Rc8 25. Rc1 f4+ 26. gxf4 Bh6 27. Rc2 a5 28. Be4 Rxc2 29. Bxc2 Rc8 30. Bb3 Kg8 {Precision: White = 89%, Black = 35%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Lomasov, Semen"] [Black "Khanin, Semen"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2559"] [BlackElo "2477"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,104,12,7,28,-30,-30,-17,14,-22,0,-34,0,0,0,-18,0,0,0,-11,-6,-8,-8,-8, 0,4,0,0,0,-10,-8,-14,-6,-12,56,48,55,38,57,0,0,2,12,15,16,21,22,0,0,-254,0,-7, -7,-10,0,0,0,0,0,-893,-693,-858,-839,-759,-711,-454,-371,-2004,-2014,-1924, -1262,-12836,-12836,-12837,-12837,-12841,-12842,-12842,-12842,-12844,-12844, -12845,-12845,-12845,-12846,-12846,-12847]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Qd2 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f6,Bf6g4][%mdl 32]} 9. O-O-O c6 10. Kb1 d5 11. h4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Bc5 12. h5 $146 (12. c4 $142) ({ Predecessor:} 12. Bd3 Bxe3 13. Qxe3 Nf6 14. Rde1 Qb6 15. Qxb6 axb6 {1/2-1/2 (40) So,W (2810)-Jobava,B (2687) Tbilisi 2017}) 12... Bxe3 $11 13. Qxe3 Nf6 14. Bd3 h6 15. Qf4 Ng4 16. Nd4 Qg5 17. Qg3 Qe5 18. Qxe5 Nxe5 19. Bf5 Bxf5 20. Nxf5 Ng4 21. Rd2 Rfe8 22. Nd6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Re7 23. f3 Nf6 24. Kc1 g6 25. hxg6 fxg6 26. c4 $1 (26. Rxh6 Kg7 $17) 26... Rd7 (26... Rd8 $11 27. Ne4 Nxe4 28. fxe4 Rxe4) 27. c5 $14 b6 28. b4 $1 a5 29. Re1 (29. Re2 $14) 29... axb4 $11 30. Re6 bxc5 31. Rxf6 Kg7 32. Re6 Rxa2 33. Ne8+ Kf8 {Threatens to win with ...Ra1+.} 34. Rxc6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34. Rde2 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 34... c4 $2 (34... Kxe8 35. Rxc5 Re7 36. Rdxd5 $11) (34... Re7 $1 $19 {[%cal Re7e1] ...Re1+ is the strong threat.} 35. Rxd5 b3 36. cxb3 Re1+ 37. Rd1 Ra1+ 38. Kc2 Raxd1) 35. Rxc4 (35. Nf6 Ra1+ 36. Kb2 Rda7 $19) 35... dxc4 36. Rxd7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Black must now prevent Nc7. KRN-KR} c3 { [%cal Ra2a1]} 37. Kb1 Rb2+ ({Not} 37... Kxe8 $2 38. Kxa2 Kxd7 39. Kb3 $18) 38. Kc1 {Strongly threatening Nc7.} Kxe8 {KR-KR} 39. Rg7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39. Rb7 $11) 39... Ra2 $19 {[%cal Ra2a1]} 40. Kb1 {[#]} b3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 41. cxb3 Rxg2 42. Kc1 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} 43. b4 $2 (43. f4 Kf8 44. Rc7) 43... h4 {Black is clearly winning.} 44. b5 Kd8 45. b6 {[#]} Kc8 $1 46. Rh7 g5 {[%cal Bg6g5,Bg5f4,Bf4f3][%mdl 32]} 47. f4 gxf4 48. Rc7+ Kb8 49. Rxc3 Rg3 50. Rc7 h3 51. Rh7 {[#]} f3 $1 {[%cal Rf3f2] ( -> ...f2)} 52. Kd2 Rg2+ {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 60%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Black "Antipov, Mikhail Al."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C03"] [WhiteElo "2547"] [BlackElo "2597"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,67,16,31,-29,4,24,0,2,13,-94,22,12,108,106,104,97,6,0,102,45,101,6, 31,36,144,154,314,316,356,118,110,120,139,0,187,135,237,142,133,162,489,475, 469,470,784,169,266,265,271,252,12830,12829,12829,12811]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 h6 (3... c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd8 7. O-O Nc6 8. Nb3 a6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 Qc7 11. Bd3 Nf6 12. Re1 Bd6 13. h3 O-O 14. Bg5 Be5 15. c3 h6 16. Nf3 Bxc3 {1-0 (51) Mamedov,R (2709)-Le,Q (2737) Huaian 2017}) 4. Ngf3 Nf6 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bd3 {C03: French Tarrasch: Unusual Black 3rd moves} c5 7. c3 Nc6 8. O-O g5 {[%cal Bg7g5,Bg5g4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 57 Games} 9. c4 (9. b3 $14 ) 9... g4 10. cxd5 exd5 11. e6 $1 {[%cal Re6d7]} fxe6 12. Bg6+ Ke7 13. Nh4 cxd4 $146 (13... Kd6 $1 $11 {remains equal.} 14. Qxg4 Kc7) ({Predecessor:} 13... Nxd4 14. b4 Bg7 15. bxc5 Nxc5 {0-1 (31) Gruettner,R (2102)-Kummerow,H (2350) Bad Wiessee 2009}) 14. Qxg4 $16 Nde5 15. Qh5 $1 $36 {[%mdl 3072] White has strong compensation. Black is under strong pressure.} Kd6 16. f4 Nd7 (16... Nxg6 $11 {keeps the balance.} 17. Nxg6 Qe8) 17. Bd3 (17. Re1 $6 Kc7 $15) (17. b4 $1 $16) 17... Bg7 ({Black should try} 17... Kc7 $14) 18. Re1 (18. Ng6 $16) 18... Nc5 19. Bb5 Nb4 (19... Kc7 $14) 20. f5 {Nc4+! is the strong threat.} Ncd3 $2 {[#]} (20... e5 $16 {might work better.}) 21. fxe6 $3 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Nxe1 (21... Bxe6 22. Rxe6+) 22. Nf5+ $2 (22. Nb3 $1 $18 {Bf4+ would kill now.} Rf8 23. Nf5+ Rxf5 24. Qxf5) 22... Kc5 $16 23. e7 Qc7 {Hoping for ...Bxf5.} 24. Qg6 ({Only move:} 24. Nb3+ $16 Kxb5 25. e8=Q+ Rxe8 26. Qxe8+ Kc4 27. Nd2+ Kc5 28. Nb3+ Kc4 29. Nxg7) 24... Nc6 $2 {[#]} (24... Kxb5 25. a4+ Kc5 26. Nb3+ Kc4 27. Nd6+ Qxd6 28. Qxd6 $18) (24... Bxf5 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.} 25. Nb3+ Kxb5 26. a4+ Kc4 27. Nd2+ Kc5 28. Nb3+ Kc4 29. Nd2+ Kc5 30. Nb3+ Kc4) 25. Nxg7 ({White should play} 25. b4+ $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Kxb5 (25... Kxb4 26. Rb1+ ) 26. a4+ Ka6 27. Nxg7 Qxe7 28. b5+ Kb6 29. bxc6 bxc6 30. Rb1+ Kc7 31. Nb3 Nf3+ 32. gxf3 Qe1+ 33. Kg2 Qe2+ 34. Kg1 Qe1+ 35. Kg2 Qe2+ 36. Kg3 Qe1+ 37. Kg2) 25... Kxb5 (25... Qxe7 $16 26. Bxc6 bxc6 27. Nb3+ Kb6) 26. e8=Q (26. a4+ $1 $18 Kb6 27. e8=Q Rxe8 28. Nxe8) 26... Rxe8 27. Nxe8 Qe7 $2 (27... Qf4 $2 28. Nb3 $18) (27... Qe5 {is a better chance.}) 28. a4+ $1 $18 Ka6 {[#]} 29. b4 $1 { [%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5,Bb5c6,Bc6b7][%mdl 32] Strongly threatening b5+.} Bh3 {[#]} ( 29... Bf5 $142 30. b5+ (30. Qxf5 Nxb4 31. Qe6+ Qxe6 $18) 30... Kb6 31. Qxf5 Rxe8) 30. gxh3 $2 ({Not} 30. b5+ Kb6 $16) (30. Nc7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxc7 31. b5+ (31. gxh3 b6 $18) 31... Ka5 32. Nb3+ Kb6 33. Bd2 Nf3+ 34. gxf3) 30... Rxe8 (30... Qe3+ {is a better defense.} 31. Kh1 Qxe8 32. b5+ Kb6) 31. b5+ Kb6 32. bxc6 Rf8 $2 (32... bxc6 33. Rb1+ Kc7) 33. Rb1+ Ka5 34. cxb7 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 20%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Black "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2515"] [BlackElo "2691"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "115"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,115,0,0,0,17,16,2,13,20,13,25,10,12,16,29,20,50,57,45,45,60,39,50,22, 24,33,26,0,0,0,0,0,28,27,31,31,31,32,30,30,52,58,22,33,32,41,67,48,91,76,91,91, 91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,85,95,82,90,87,67,294,283,497,497,489,471,1412,458, 1551,1383,2500,1487,1509,591,1187,1218,700,447,5626,5320,29973,29972,29970, 29972]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Be3 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qc2 Bg6 13. Qb3 Ne7 14. O-O c6 {LiveBook: 10 Games} 15. Bd3 Nd2 16. Nxd2 {[#] And now Ne2 would win.} Bxd3 17. Rfe1 Bg6 {[#] } 18. Na4 $146 Nf5 19. Qc3 f6 20. Nxb6 Qxb6 21. Nf3 Nxe3 22. Rxe3 Rae8 23. Rae1 Qd8 24. exf6 gxf6 25. Nh4 Rxe3 26. Rxe3 Re8 27. Rg3 Kf7 28. Qd2 Re4 29. Qh6 { [%cal Rh4g6]} Qg8 30. Rb3 b6 31. Ra3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} a5 32. Rc3 Qg7 33. Qxg7+ Kxg7 34. Nxg6 Kxg6 35. Rxc6 Rxd4 36. Rxb6 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} Rd1+ 37. Kh2 d4 38. Kg3 d3 39. Kf3 Ra1 40. Ke3 Rxa2 41. Kxd3 a4 42. Kc2 {[#] Black must now prevent Kb1.} Ra1 43. Rb4 a3 44. Rg4+ Kf5 45. b4 h5 46. Rc4 Ra2+ $2 ({Black should try} 46... a2 $14 47. g4+ hxg4 48. hxg4+ Ke5) 47. Kb3 $18 Rxf2 $2 (47... Ra1 48. Rc5+ Ke6 49. Rxh5 a2) 48. Rc2 Rf1 ({Don't play} 48... Rxc2 49. Kxc2 Ke5 50. Kb3) 49. Kxa3 Ke6 (49... Ke4 $142 50. b5 Rb1) 50. Rd2 (50. b5 $142 f5 51. Ka4) 50... f5 (50... Ra1+ $142 51. Kb3 Rg1) 51. b5 f4 52. Kb4 Rb1+ 53. Kc5 (53. Ka5 $142 Ra1+ 54. Kb6) 53... Rc1+ 54. Kb6 f3 55. gxf3 Rh1 (55... Rc3 $142 56. Rd4 Kf6 57. Rd6+ Ke7) 56. Kc7 Rxh3 57. b6 Rxf3 58. Rd6+ {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 55%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Black "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2678"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,97,25,16,11,26,15,35,8,13,0,7,-7,8,6,16,6,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-35,0,-35,-35,-35,-35,-35,0,-35,-18,-18,-15,-36,0,-2, -2,-83,-83,-83,-15,-83,-76,-83,-83,-83,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 c6 5. O-O Nf6 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 Bf5 8. c4 Re8 9. Nc3 { D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} Ne4 10. Rc1 (10. e3 Nd7 11. Qe2 Qa5 12. Rac1 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 Qa6 14. Rfe1 dxc4 15. Qxc4 Qxc4 16. bxc4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Bu,X (2681)-Li,C (2619) Xinghua 2010}) 10... Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Be4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Qd2 Nd7 13. cxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rfd1 a5 14. Bh3 Bxf3 15. exf3 e6 16. cxd5 cxd5 {0-1 (68) Giorgadze,G (2565)-Sakaev,K (2555) Moscow 1994}) 13... cxd5 14. Ba5 b6 15. Bb4 a5 16. Ba3 b5 17. Qf4 h6 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. Bxe4 dxe4 20. dxe5 Qd4 21. Rfd1 Qxe5 22. Qxe5 Bxe5 23. Rd5 f6 {[#] ...b4 is the strong threat.} 24. Rxb5 a4 25. Rc4 axb3 26. Rxb3 f5 27. Bb2 Bxb2 (27... Bd6 {is more complex.} 28. a4 Kf7 29. Bc1 Rec8 30. Rxc8 Rxc8 31. Bxh6 Ra8) 28. Rxb2 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Ra3 29. e3 Kf7 30. h4 Rea8 31. Rcc2 e6 32. Kg2 Kf6 33. Kf1 R3a6 34. Kg2 Ra3 35. Kf1 g5 36. hxg5+ hxg5 37. Kg2 R3a7 38. Rc6 Rxa2 39. Rxa2 (39. Rbb6 $11 {remains equal.}) 39... Rxa2 {KR-KR} 40. Kf1 Ra7 ({ Better is} 40... Rd2 $17 41. Ke1 Ra2) 41. Kg2 (41. g4 $1 $11) 41... Ra5 42. Rb6 Ke5 43. Rb8 f4 (43... g4 $17 44. Kf1 Ra1+ 45. Ke2 Ra2+ 46. Ke1 Kf6) 44. gxf4+ { The position is equal.} gxf4 45. exf4+ Kxf4 46. Rb4 e5 47. Kf1 Ra1+ 48. Ke2 Ra2+ 49. Ke1 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 37%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Black "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2502"] [BlackElo "2142"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,67,25,33,22,35,13,18,10,16,16,22,15,17,25,14,0,0,3,0,-18,-14,-18,-22, -29,-9,-31,-9,-9,0,0,0,-10,0,0,0,0,59,69,73,64,72,82,210,200,208,173,297,293, 302,291,525,533,459,455,1208,1208]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. b4 Bg7 4. Bb2 O-O 5. e3 c6 6. Be2 d5 7. O-O Bg4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. Qb3 {A15: English Opening: 1. ..Nf6} (8. Na3 Nbd7 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Qb8 11. Rb1 a6 12. Qb3 e6 13. Rfd1 Rc8 14. Be2 Qd6 15. Nc2 Ne5 {1-0 (51) Morovic Fernandez,I (2560)-Leyva Rivera,Y (2408) Havana 2013}) 8... Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,Bb6c4][%mdl 32]} 9. h3 dxc4 10. Qxc4 {The position is equal.} Nb6 11. Qc2 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 a5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12... Qd6 13. a3 e5 {1-0 (39) Vernacki,S (2324)-Brnas,A (2203) Mali Losinj 2017}) 13. bxa5 Rxa5 14. Nc3 Nc4 15. Bc1 Nd5 16. Bxd5 cxd5 17. Rb1 Qd7 18. Rb4 e6 19. Qb3 Nd6 20. Bb2 b5 21. Rb1 Rc8 22. d3 Rca8 23. a3 h5 24. Rc1 Bf8 {[#]} (24... Qd8 $11) 25. Nxd5 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]} exd5 26. Qc3 {[%csl Gb2] [%cal Rc3h8]} f6 27. Qxf6 Bg7 (27... Qg7 $16) 28. Qxg6 $18 {Strongly threatening Bxg7.} Ne8 {[#]} 29. Rc6 $1 $40 {[%mdl 128] aiming for Rf4. White wants a kill.} Rc8 (29... Qf7 $142) 30. Rxc8 Qxc8 31. Rf4 {Qf7+ would kill now. } ({Inferior is} 31. Qxh5 Bxb2 32. Rxb2 (32. Qxd5+ Kf8 $15) 32... Qc1+ 33. Kh2 Qxb2 $11) 31... Ra6 $2 (31... Ra7 32. a4 b4 33. Rxb4 Rf7) 32. Qf7+ {White is clearly winning.} Kh7 33. Rf5 Rh6 (33... d4 $142 34. Rg5 (34. Bxd4 Qc1+ 35. Kh2 Qc7+ 36. Qxc7 Nxc7 $16) 34... Qd8) 34. Rg5 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Palchun, Grigory"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2454"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,99,-32,-32,-29,-28,-37,-35,-53,-47,-52,-14,-46,37,28,23,22,16,25,14, 0,0,0,0,0,49,40,40,40,41,39,39,39,39,33,41,39,32,29,39,39,39,39,50,39,83,79, 150,168,245,225,233,175,185,165,233,174,162,144,144,182,153,89,139,139,206,187, 187,187,187,189,183,181,180,101,241,227,262,149,370,322,675,344]} 1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 Nf6 5. Nd2 Bf5 6. Ngf3 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} Qb6 (6... e6 7. Be2 Bd6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nd4 Bg6 10. Qa4 O-O 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Qxc6 Rc8 13. Qa4 Re8 14. O-O e5 {0-1 (57) Le,Q (2737)-Ding,L (2777) Riadh 2017}) 7. Qb3 c4 8. Qxb6 axb6 9. a3 b5 10. Rc1 h6 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 11. h3 Nd7 12. g4 Bh7 13. Bg2 $146 f6 14. Bh2 e5 15. Nh4 exd4 ({Black should try} 15... Nb6 $15) 16. exd4 $14 Nb6 17. O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} O-O-O 18. Nf5 h5 19. Rfe1 (19. Ne3 {feels hotter.} Bd3 20. Rfe1 g6 21. Bg3 Be7 22. Nf3) 19... hxg4 $1 20. hxg4 Bxf5 $1 21. gxf5 Bd6 22. Bxd6 Rxd6 23. Nf1 Kd8 24. Ng3 Ne7 25. Bf3 Nbc8 26. Kg2 Kc7 27. Bg4 Rdd8 28. Rh1 Nd6 29. Rce1 Kd7 30. Nh5 Nf7 31. Re3 ({Of course not} 31. Nxg7 Rdg8 $17) 31... Nh6 32. Bh3 Rhg8 (32... Nf7 $142 33. Rhe1 (33. Nxg7 Rdg8 $14) 33... Nc6 34. Nxg7 Rdg8) 33. Rg3 $1 $16 Ke8 (33... Nf7 {keeps fighting.} 34. Re1 (34. Nxg7 Nd6 $16) 34... Nd6 35. Nxg7 Ne4) 34. Nxg7+ $18 Kf7 35. Ne6 {aiming for Bg4.} Rb8 36. Kf3 Nexf5 (36... Nhxf5 {was worth a try.} 37. Bxf5 Nxf5 38. Rxg8 Rxg8) 37. Bxf5 Nxf5 38. Rxg8 Rxg8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 39. Nc7 Rd8 40. Nxb5 (40. Rh5 $142 Kg6 41. Ne6 Kxh5 42. Nxd8) 40... Kg6 41. Nc7 Rd6 (41... Ne7 $16 {was necessary.} 42. Ne6 Rd6) 42. Kf4 Ne7 43. Rg1+ Kf7 {[#]} 44. Rg7+ $1 Kf8 {intending ...Rc6.} 45. Rh7 Rc6 {[#]} 46. Nb5 (46. Na8 $1 $18) 46... Rb6 (46... Ke8 $16) 47. a4 Ra6 48. Kg4 ({White should play} 48. a5 $18) 48... Rxa4 $2 (48... Rc6 $16 {is a better defense.} 49. Rh8+ Ng8) 49. Nd6 {Rf7+ is the strong threat.} Ra2 $2 (49... Ra6) 50. Rf7+ {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Black "Grachev, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2431"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,88,22,31,50,50,23,32,25,29,-2,0,0,85,79,82,79,80,81,83,55,50,56,136, 105,180,165,231,131,141,146,129,77,99,31,68,-4,87,24,17,18,29,28,71,83,68,66, 259,266,245,247,244,268,358,356,345,241,236,245,319,329,443,358,445,352,431, 424,411,415,768]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Qf3 {B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6} Qc7 8. O-O-O Ne5 9. Qg3 b5 10. f4 (10. a3 Bb7 11. Bxb5 Rc8 12. Ba4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Bf4 Qc4 15. Bxe5 Qxa4 {1-0 (38) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789)-Anand,V (2776) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 10... Neg4 11. Bg1 b4 $146 {LiveBook: 24 Games} ({Predecessor:} 11... h5 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. e5 b4 14. Na4 Nd5 {1-0 (39) Aravindh,C (2586)-Kulaots,K (2579) Stockholm 2018}) 12. Na4 {Hoping for e5.} h5 13. e5 Nd5 14. h3 Nh6 15. f5 Bb7 16. Bd3 Bc6 (16... Be7 $11) 17. Nxc6 $16 Qxc6 18. fxe6 $1 dxe6 19. b3 g6 20. Qf3 Nf5 21. g4 Nfe7 (21... Bh6+ $14 22. Kb2 Nfe7) 22. Be4 {And now Bc5 would win.} Bh6+ (22... Qc7 $16) 23. Kb1 $18 {Bc5 is the strong threat.} Rc8 (23... Bg7 $142) 24. Bd4 (24. gxh5 $18 {Threatens to win with Bc5.} Bg7 25. hxg6 Nxg6 26. Bd4) 24... h4 $16 25. Rhf1 $1 O-O 26. Qf2 (26. Bc5 $142 {Strongly threatening Bxe7.} Qc7 27. Bd6 (27. Bxd5 Nxd5 28. Bxf8 Qxc2+ 29. Ka1 Rxf8 $11)) 26... Bg5 {[#]} 27. Rd3 ({White should play} 27. Nb6 $1 $16) 27... Qc7 $1 $14 28. Bb2 ({Better is} 28. Bxd5 $14 Nxd5 29. Rf3) 28... Rcd8 {[#]} (28... Bf4 $1 $11) 29. Qc5 (29. Rf3 $1 $16) 29... Qxc5 30. Nxc5 a5 $1 31. Nb7 Ra8 32. Nd6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is really pushing.} Ra7 33. Rdf3 {[%cal Rd6f7]} Nc6 $2 ( 33... Ne3 $14) 34. Bxd5 $18 exd5 {[#]} 35. e6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} f6 (35... fxe6 36. Rxf8+) 36. Nf7 ({Don't take} 36. Bxf6 $6 Bxf6 37. Rxf6 Rxf6) 36... Re8 37. Nxg5 ({Much less strong is} 37. Bxf6 Bxf6 38. Rxf6 Kh7 $18) 37... fxg5 38. Rf6 d4 39. Rxg6+ Kh7 40. Rff6 Rg7 41. Rh6+ Kg8 42. Bc1 Ne7 43. Rh5 Rg6 44. Bxg5 Rf8 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 54%.} (44... Rxf6 $142 45. Bxf6 Ng6 46. Bxd4 Rxe6 47. Rxa5 Re1+ 48. Kb2 Nf4) 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Ofitserian, Boris"] [Black "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D11"] [WhiteElo "2421"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,86,13,0,0,0,-16,-24,-18,-20,-19,-72,11,12,27,0,20,35,59,-5,-18,-15, 95,89,100,41,34,20,32,20,26,26,26,3,47,-32,-2,-20,-24,-28,-9,-37,0,-77,-79, -158,-168,-156,-164,-163,-154,-485,-485,-443,-473,-470,-468,-447,-384,-690, -637,-747,-736,-810,-804,-780,-780,-723,-671,-806,-535,-512,-507]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bg4 5. Ne5 Bf5 6. cxd5 {D11: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 sidelines and 3...Nf6 4 e3 Bg4} cxd5 (6... Qxd5 7. Nf3 Bxb1 8. Rxb1 Qxa2 9. Qc2 Na6 10. Bd2 e6 11. Bg2 Nb4 12. Qc1 Qa6 {1-0 (54) Dreev,A (2653)-Movsesian,S (2647) Riadh 2017}) 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. Bg2 e6 9. O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games} Rc8 10. Bg5 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... h6 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. e4 Bg6 14. exd5 exd5 15. Qa4 {1-0 (43) Manzi,L (2044)-Schwertner,J (1799) Florianopolis 2017}) 11. Qa4 Qb6 12. e4 dxe4 13. g4 (13. Rfd1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 13... Bg6 ({Black should try} 13... Nxg4 $17 14. Bxe7 Kxe7 15. Nxg4 Bxg4 16. Qa3+ Qb4 17. Qxb4+ Nxb4 18. Bxe4 Rhd8) 14. h4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Qxb2 15. Nb5 (15. Rfc1 $5 {[%cal Ra1b1]} h6 16. Be3 $15) 15... Qb4 16. Qxb4 Nxb4 17. Nxa7 (17. Rfc1 $14 Nc6 18. h5) 17... Ra8 $1 {[%cal Ra8a7]} 18. Nb5 {aiming for Nc7+.} Ra5 {[#]} (18... Nfd5 $11) 19. a4 $1 $16 h6 20. Bxf6 (20. Nxg6 $16 fxg6 21. Bd2) 20... gxf6 $14 21. Nc4 Ra6 {Strongly threatening ...Kf8.} 22. Nc7+ Kf8 $1 23. Nxa6 bxa6 24. Rac1 (24. h5 $5 {[%cal Rh5g6]} Bh7 25. Rac1 $14) 24... Kg7 25. Ne3 (25. h5 $14 Bh7 26. Ne3) 25... h5 $15 {With the idea ...hxg4.} 26. Rc7 Bd6 27. Rd7 Bf4 28. Rb1 Bxe3 29. Rxb4 {[#]} (29. fxe3 $11 Nd5 30. gxh5 Rxh5 31. Rb3) 29... Bd2 $1 $17 {[%cal Rd2b4]} 30. Rb2 (30. Rb3 $142) 30... e3 31. fxe3 Bxe3+ 32. Kf1 hxg4 {Threatens to win with ...Bd3+.} 33. d5 $2 (33. Rb3 $17 { is tougher.} Bf4 34. d5) 33... Bd3+ $19 34. Ke1 {Rb3 is the strong threat.} Rc8 {[%cal Rc8c1]} 35. Rd2 Bxd2+ 36. Kxd2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Bf5 37. Bf1 $2 (37. dxe6 Rc2+ 38. Ke3 Rxg2 39. Rxf7+ Kg6 40. h5+ Kg5 41. e7 Rg3+ 42. Kd2) 37... e5 {Black is clearly winning.} 38. Re7 Rc2+ 39. Kd1 g3 40. d6 g2 41. Bxg2 Rxg2 42. d7 Bxd7 43. Rxd7 Rg4 {Precision: White = 25%, Black = 65%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Black "Popov, Ivan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2418"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,81,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-46]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bd7 6. Ne5 Bc6 7. Nxc6 Nxc6 8. e3 Qd7 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 9. Qe2 e5 10. O-O Rd8 11. Qxc4 exd4 12. exd4 Nxd4 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} 13. Be3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Bg5 Be7 14. Nc3 O-O 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Nd5 {0-1 (59) Rozum,I (2586)-Grachev,B (2645) Sochi 2017} ) 13... c5 {[%cal Bc7c5,Bc5d4][%mdl 32] [#] Hoping for ...b5.} 14. Bxd4 cxd4 15. Nd2 Be7 16. Rad1 Rc8 17. Qd3 O-O 18. Nb3 Rfd8 19. Qxd4 Qxd4 20. Nxd4 Kf8 21. Bf3 g6 22. Nb3 Rc2 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 24. Rd1 Bb6 25. Rd2 Rxd2 26. Nxd2 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Bd4 27. Bxb7 Bxb2 28. Ne4 Nxe4 29. Bxe4 {KB-KB} a5 30. a4 Bd4 31. Bd5 Kg7 32. Bc4 h5 33. Kg2 Bc5 34. h4 Kf6 35. Kf3 Bd4 36. Bd5 Bc5 37. Bc4 Bd4 38. Bd5 Bc5 39. Bc4 Bd4 40. Bd5 Bc5 41. Ke4 {Precision: White = 85%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Palachev, Petr"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A90"] [WhiteElo "2402"] [BlackElo "2670"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,99,22,61,8,24,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,7,0,0,0,21,21,21,16,24,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 f5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nh3 c6 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bf4 O-O 8. O-O Be7 9. Nd2 Nh5 {LiveBook: 68 Games. A90: Dutch Defence: Miscellaneous and Modern Stonewall (with ...Bd6)} (9... h6 10. f3 g5 11. Be3 Bd7 12. Nf2 Be8 13. Nd3 Nbd7 14. Bf2 Bg6 15. Rae1 Qc7 16. Qc3 Rae8 17. e4 dxe4 18. fxe4 {1/2-1/2 (37) Laznicka,V (2654)-Kindermann,S (2502) Germany 2018}) 10. Be5 (10. Nf3 $14) 10... Nd7 $11 11. f4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. e3 g5 12. f4 g4 13. Nf2 Nxe5 14. fxe5 Bd7 15. Nd3 Ng7 16. Rac1 h5 17. Nf4 { 1/2-1/2 (42) Christensen,T (2225)-Rathlev,J (2231) Denmark 2017}) 11... Nhf6 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. Nf2 b6 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Rfc1 Bd7 16. Nf3 Rc8 17. Qd1 Bd6 18. Ne5 Qe7 19. e3 Bxe5 20. dxe5 Ne4 21. Nxe4 fxe4 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 {The position is equal.} 23. Rc1 Rxc1 24. Qxc1 Qc5 25. Qc3 Bb5 26. Kf2 Bd3 27. Bf1 Bxf1 28. Kxf1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} Kf7 29. Ke1 h5 30. h3 Ke7 31. Kd2 Kd7 32. a4 a5 33. g4 g6 34. Kc2 hxg4 35. hxg4 Qe7 36. Qb3 Kc7 37. Qc3+ Kb7 38. g5 Qd7 39. b3 Qh7 40. Kb2 Qh2+ 41. Qc2 Qg3 42. Qe2 Kc7 43. Qc2+ Kd7 44. Qe2 Kd8 45. Qd2 Qf3 46. b4 axb4 47. Qxb4 Qe2+ 48. Kb1 Qd3+ 49. Kb2 Qe2+ 50. Kb1 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Natacheev, Peter"] [Black "Iljin, Artem"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2243"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,89,-4,8,10,10,2,15,3,28,3,37,18,17,-20,-20,-33,-32,-24,0,0,2,-6,0,-7, -6,-22,-24,0,-4,-19,-16,-18,-22,-17,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-19,0,0,0,0,0,-16,-14, -58,-73,-39,-55,-122,-101,-104,-98,-114,0,-17,-19,-86,-87,-77,-72,-83,-16,-135, -90,-127,-122,-117,-99,-122,0,-306,-293,-314,-316,-300]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. c4 g6 6. Be2 $146 {E12: Queen's Indian: Unusual White 4th moves, 4 a3, 4 Nc3 Bb7 5 a3 and 4 Nc3 Bb7} ({Predecessor:} 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Qc2 c5 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Qe7 10. Rd1 d5 11. b3 Rd8 12. Bb2 Nbd7 13. Rac1 Rac8 14. cxd5 exd5 {0-1 (32) Markov,M (2344)-Jumabayev,R (2599) Almaty 2015}) 6... Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. b4 {The position is equal.} c5 9. Bb2 Nc6 10. bxc5 bxc5 11. Nc3 cxd4 12. exd4 Ne7 13. Rb1 Qc7 14. a4 Ne4 15. Nb5 Qd8 16. Ba3 Bc6 17. Qc2 a6 18. Nd6 Nxd6 19. Bxd6 Re8 20. Rfd1 Nf5 21. Be5 Qa5 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. g4 Ne7 24. Ne5 Rab8 25. Nxc6 dxc6 26. Qa2 Red8 27. Qa3 Rxb1 28. Rxb1 Rd7 29. Qa1 {White wants to play d5+.} Qg5 30. Qc3 Qf6 31. Qe3 g5 32. Rb6 (32. Rd1 $15) 32... a5 33. Ra6 Ng6 34. Rxa5 {[#]} Nf4 (34... h6 $1 $17 35. Rc5 Rxd4) 35. Bf1 h6 36. Qe5 (36. Re5 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 36... Rxd4 $17 37. Qxf6+ Kxf6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN } 38. Rc5 Rd1 ({Better is} 38... Rd7 $17) 39. f3 (39. Rxc6 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.} Ra1 40. Ra6) 39... Ra1 40. Ra5 Ne2+ 41. Kf2 Nd4 42. Bd3 Ke7 ({Black should play} 42... Ra2+ $17 43. Kg3 Ra3) 43. Re5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (43. Ke3 $11 {and White is okay.} Nb3 44. Ra7+ Kf6 45. Bc2) 43... Kd6 $19 ({Much less strong is} 43... Rxa4 44. Re1 $19) 44. Re3 Ra2+ ({Resist} 44... Rxa4 45. Re1 $19) 45. Kg1 {Precision: White = 36%, Black = 66%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Black "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E67"] [WhiteElo "2139"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,81,8,8,5,9,9,20,5,3,13,32,14,32,5,15,0,43,41,35,41,75,63,66,61,93, 104,105,104,105,85,89,89,110,100,226,8,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. c4 d6 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8. h3 c6 9. e4 Qb6 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 {E69: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...Nbd7 7 0-0 e5 8 e4 c6 9 h3} (11. b3 Nfd7 12. Na4 Nxf3+ 13. Qxf3 Qa5 14. Bb2 Bxb2 15. Nxb2 f5 16. exf5 Nc5 17. Nd3 Bxf5 18. Nxc5 Qxc5 {1/2-1/2 (28) Jensen,E (2497)-Habermehl,T (2479) ICCF email 2013}) 11... dxe5 {LiveBook: 20 Games} 12. b3 Re8 13. Be3 Qc7 14. Qc2 Nd7 15. Rad1 Bf8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Nf8 16. c5 Ne6 17. Ne2 b6 18. cxb6 axb6 19. f4 Ba6 20. Rf2 {0-1 (40) Sorensen,D (2005)-Matthiesen,M (2305) Helsingor 2009}) 16. Kh2 b6 17. Rd2 Bc5 18. Qd3 Bxe3 19. Qxe3 Nc5 20. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} exf4 21. Qxf4 Qxf4 22. gxf4 a5 23. e5 Bb7 24. Ne4 Nxe4 25. Bxe4 Rad8 {[#]} 26. Rfd1 $1 Rxd2+ 27. Rxd2 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} f6 (27... Kf8 $16 { was called for.}) 28. Rd6 $2 ({Only move:} 28. Rd7 $18 Bc8 29. Rc7) 28... fxe5 $11 {The position is equal.} 29. fxe5 Rxe5 30. Bxc6 Bxc6 31. Rxc6 {KR-KR} b5 32. cxb5 Rxb5 33. Rc2 Kg7 34. Rf2 Rc5 35. Kg3 g5 36. Rd2 h5 37. Kg2 Kf6 38. a3 Rc3 39. Rd5 Rxb3 40. Rxa5 Rb2+ 41. Kg1 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 37%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Palachev, Petr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2402"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,116,22,22,7,6,8,16,6,8,-39,6,0,12,5,5,0,0,0,9,0,0,0,8,13,13,6,11,22, 39,40,33,16,33,33,33,33,33,33,28,33,32,33,32,33,37,37,41,0,0,0,0,0,11,12,23,10, 164,164,164,164,186,172,183,164,183,130,130,122,121,114,114,114,114,136,141, 105,288,199,6079,5994,5943,5904,5509,4998,5300,5131,5740,1339,6051,5412,5102, 766,3513,4829,5903,5504,5389,5325,5085,4134,2170,1207,29975,29978,29978,29979, 29977]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Nxe4 6. Qxe4 Qd5 { LiveBook: 51 Games. B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} 7. Bd3 (7. Qf4 Qf5 8. Qe3 Qxc2 9. Bd3 Qa4 10. O-O Nd7 11. b3 Qb4 12. Bb2 Nf6 13. Bc4 Nd5 14. Qe4 { 1-0 (28) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Howell,D (2676) Riadh 2017}) 7... Qxe4+ 8. Bxe4 Be6 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8... Nd7 9. d4 Nf6 10. Bd3 Bg4 11. Ne5 Be6 12. c4 Rd8 13. Be3 Ng4 14. Nxg4 Bxg4 {1/2-1/2 (60) Braun,C (2393)-Humburg,P (2261) Paderborn 2015}) 9. d3 g6 10. O-O Bg7 11. Re1 Nd7 12. d4 Bd5 13. Bxd5 cxd5 14. a4 e6 15. a5 O-O 16. Re3 Bh6 17. Rb3 Bxc1 18. Rxc1 b6 19. Ra1 Rfc8 20. Ne1 h5 21. c3 Kf8 22. Nd3 Ke7 23. f4 Rcb8 24. axb6 axb6 25. Rba3 Rxa3 26. Rxa3 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Rb7 27. Kf2 Kd6 28. h3 f6 29. f5 gxf5 30. Nf4 h4 31. Ng6 e5 32. Nxh4 f4 33. Ra8 Rb8 $2 (33... Nb8 $11 { and Black has nothing to worry.}) 34. Rxb8 $18 Nxb8 {KN-KN} 35. Kf3 $1 Nc6 {[#] } 36. Nf5+ $1 Ke6 37. Kg4 Na5 38. h4 ({White should play} 38. b4 $18) 38... Nc4 $16 39. h5 {h6 is the strong threat.} Kf7 40. b4 b5 {[#]} 41. g3 $1 fxg3 42. Kxg3 Kf8 43. Kh4 Nd2 $2 (43... e4 $16 44. h6 Kg8) 44. Kg4 Nb3 $2 (44... Nc4 45. dxe5 fxe5) 45. h6 $18 {Intending h7 and mate.} Kg8 46. dxe5 fxe5 47. Ne7+ Kh7 48. Nxd5 Nd2 49. Kf5 (49. Kg5 $142 Nc4 50. Nf6+ Kh8 51. Kf5) 49... Nc4 50. Kg5 Nd6 51. Nf6+ Kh8 52. Kg4 Nf7 53. Kf5 Nxh6+ 54. Kxe5 Kg7 55. Ne8+ Kf8 56. Nd6 Ke7 57. Nf5+ Nxf5 58. Kxf5 Kd6 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 55%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Dubov, Daniil"] [Black "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2696"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,97,5,12,3,4,12,20,11,12,5,12,13,39,31,45,47,27,21,44,44,53,20,37,33, 33,33,33,18,30,0,35,0,41,36,33,22,48,33,49,39,38,38,51,47,45,39,42,36,56,2,2,4, 4,4,16,8,87,87,87,77,77,60,69,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41,41, 41,41,0,41,41]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nd5 Bc5 8. e3 Bb6 {LiveBook: 14 Games. A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} 9. a4 Ba5 10. d4 Bg4 {[#] Threatens to win with ...e4.The position is equal.} 11. h3 Bh5 {And now ...e4 would win.} 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Qb3 exd4 14. exd4 Nxd5 15. cxd5 Nb4 16. Bg5 Qb8 { 1-0 (34) Romanov,E (2626)-Lubbe,N (2515) Tegernsee 2017}) 13... exd4 14. exd4 Nxd5 15. Nxg6 hxg6 16. Bxd5 Qh4 17. Ra3 Bb4 18. Rf3 Rae8 19. Bf4 Nd8 20. Bg3 Qe7 21. Re3 Qf6 22. Rf3 Qe7 $1 23. Re3 Qf6 24. Qe2 Ne6 25. Rd1 ({Much worse is } 25. Bxb7 Nxd4 26. Qd1 g5 $15) 25... g5 26. Rdd3 a5 27. Kg2 ({Much weaker is} 27. Bxb7 Rb8 $11) 27... c6 28. Bxe6 Rxe6 29. Rxe6 Qxe6 30. Re3 Qf6 31. Re4 Rd8 32. Re8+ (32. Re7 $14) 32... Rxe8 $11 33. Qxe8+ Kh7 34. Qe4+ g6 (34... Kg8 { feels hotter.} 35. Qe2 Kh8 36. Qe3 Kg8 37. Qd3 Qe7) 35. b3 (35. Qe3 {keeps more tension.} Qd8 36. b3 Kg7 37. f4 gxf4 38. Bxf4 f6 39. h4) 35... Qe6 (35... Bd2 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 36. Qxe6 $16 fxe6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 37. Kf3 Kg7 38. Ke4 Kf6 39. d5 e5 40. f3 c5 41. Kd3 Ba3 42. Be1 Bb4 43. Bf2 Ba3 44. Bg3 Bb2 45. Be1 b6 46. Bd2 Bd4 47. Ke2 Bg1 48. Kd3 Bh2 49. Ke4 {Precision: White = 58%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,81,52,55,61,68,53,47,54,54,49,46,37,31,49,52,45,36,48,26,22,27,34,17, 17,12,8,15,16,14,52,43,52,16,43,28,57,72,71,72,77,12,10,9,10,20,3,12,79,64,55, 61,51,64,53,56,104,58,60,63,83,82,83,87,66,54,62,33,65,0,10,0]} 1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 d6 3. c4 Bg4 4. d4 Nd7 (4... Bg7 5. Be2 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 Nc6 7. Be3 e5 8. d5 Nd4 9. O-O Ne7 10. Nd2 O-O 11. b4 c6 12. dxc6 Nexc6 13. Rb1 Ne6 14. Bg4 f5 15. Bh3 Qe7 16. Nb3 Kh8 17. exf5 gxf5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Gelfand,B (2697)-Artemiev,V (2691) Moscow 2017}) 5. Be2 e5 6. Be3 {B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems} Bg7 7. Nc3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} exd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Ne7 8. d5 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 h5 10. Qd2 Ng8 11. Bg5 f6 12. Be3 {0-1 (51) Filip,L (2461)-Istratescu,A (2670) Vaujany 2014}) 8. Nxd4 {White is slightly better.} Bxe2 9. Ndxe2 Ngf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Qd2 a6 12. f3 Qb8 13. a4 a5 14. Rad1 Re8 15. Nf4 Ne5 16. b3 Nfd7 17. Nfd5 c6 18. Nb6 Nxb6 19. Bxb6 Nd7 20. Be3 Re6 21. Ne2 Bf8 22. Bd4 Qc7 23. Kh1 Ree8 24. Bb2 Rad8 25. Bc3 Ra8 26. Ng3 (26. Qd4 $16 {[%csl Gc3][%cal Rd4h8]} f6 27. g3) 26... Bg7 $1 $11 27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. f4 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black needs to defend precisely.} Nc5 $1 29. f5 f6 (29... Re5 $11 {keeps the balance. }) 30. Qf4 $16 ({Weaker is} 30. Qxd6 Qxd6 31. Rxd6 Rad8 $17) 30... g5 31. Qxd6 Qxd6 32. Rxd6 {Nh5+ is the strong threat.} Nxe4 33. Rd7+ Kg8 34. Nxe4 Rxe4 35. Rxb7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rd8 36. Rc7 Re2 37. Rxc6 Rf2 {[%cal Rf2f1] [#]} 38. Rg1 Rxf5 39. Rb6 Rd3 40. h3 (40. Re1 $14) 40... Kf7 $11 41. Rb5 { Precision: White = 53%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Black "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B52"] [WhiteElo "2691"] [BlackElo "2579"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,93,35,35,23,32,25,22,29,35,32,31,29,35,21,29,37,27,28,34,53,29,31,29, 28,27,27,27,29,22,22,20,16,20,20,17,21,15,22,20,23,0,26,4,23,22,23,16,16,16,17, 21,24,24,40,18,23,23,30,33,71,76,75,67,81,58,83,88,101,101,195,185,227,247,385, 385]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 g6 { B52: Sicilian: Moscow Variation with 3...Bd7} 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Bg7 9. h3 Qc7 10. b3 Qa5 11. Bd2 {LiveBook: 30 Games} Nxe4 12. Nxe4 Qe5 13. Qb1 {And now Bc3 would win.} ({Don't blunder} 13. Qg4 $2 f5 $19) 13... f5 14. Bc3 Qxe4+ 15. Qxe4 fxe4 {[#]} 16. Nb5 $146 Bxc3+ $1 17. Nxc3 Nd7 18. Nxe4 O-O 19. O-O Nc5 20. Nxc5 (20. Nc3 {looks sharper.} Nd3 21. Rad1 Ne5 22. f4 Nc6 23. g3) 20... dxc5 $14 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 21. Rae1 Kf7 22. Re5 b6 23. Rfe1 Rfe8 $1 24. g4 Rad8 25. R1e3 e6 26. Kg2 Rd6 27. h4 Kf6 28. a4 Rd4 29. Kg3 Rd1 30. Kg2 Rd4 31. Kf3 Rd1 32. a5 Rh1 33. axb6 axb6 34. g5+ Kf7 35. Kg3 Rg1+ 36. Kh2 Rb1 37. Kg2 Rb2 38. Kg3 Rb1 39. R5e4 Kg7 40. Rd3 Re7 41. f3 e5 42. Ree3 $1 Rg1+ {[#]} 43. Kh2 $1 {[%cal Rh2g1]} Rb1 44. Rd6 h6 (44... Rb7 $16) 45. Rxb6 $18 hxg5 46. hxg5 Rf7 {[#]} (46... Rd7 $142 47. Rxe5 Rd2+ 48. Kg3 Rg1+ 49. Kf4 Rd4+ 50. Re4 Rd7) 47. Re6 $1 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 54%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Black "Natacheev, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A24"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,71,36,39,46,38,46,35,31,21,40,15,66,68,97,97,87,60,127,133,143,137, 128,120,146,146,144,112,114,121,169,175,172,170,171,169,162,141,204,203,251, 237,311,305,283,131,147,0,283,283,281,281,607,602,1145,1147,1935,1882]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. d4 Nbd7 7. O-O O-O 8. b3 Re8 9. e4 {LiveBook: 70 Games. E67: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...Nbd7} b6 (9... exd4 10. Nxd4 Nc5 11. f3 a5 12. Be3 Nfd7 13. Qc2 f5 14. Rad1 fxe4 15. fxe4 c6 16. h3 Qe7 17. Kh2 Ne5 18. Qd2 Ne6 19. Nde2 a4 {1/2-1/2 (36) Mamedyarov,S (2799) -Demchenko,A (2660) Riadh 2017}) 10. d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Bb2 Bb7 11. d5 a5 12. Nd2 Nc5 13. Qc2 Bc8 14. a3 Nh5 15. b4 Nb7 16. Ne2 f5 {1-0 (50) Keres, P-Eliskases,E Prague 1937}) 10... Nc5 11. Ne1 {White is slightly better.} a5 12. Rb1 Nh5 13. Bf3 Bh3 (13... Nf6 $11) 14. Bxh5 $14 {aiming for Be2.} Bxf1 15. Kxf1 {And now Bf3 would win.} gxh5 16. Qxh5 Qf6 (16... Rf8 $1 $14) 17. Ng2 $1 $16 {[%cal Be1g2,Bg2e3,Be3f5][%mdl 1056] White has strong compensation.} Qg6 18. Qf3 Bf6 19. h4 $1 h5 20. Ne3 $1 Nd7 {[%cal Bc5d7,Bd7f6,Bf6g4][%mdl 32]} 21. Ke2 Bg7 22. Nf5 Nf6 23. Nb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c7,Bc3b5,Bb5a7,Ba7c6][%mdl 32]} Rac8 24. Bg5 Ng4 25. Na7 Ra8 26. Nc6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Bf8 ( 26... Kh8 $16 {was worth a try.} 27. Kd3 f6) 27. Rg1 $18 f6 28. Bd2 Kf7 29. Qh1 Bh6 {[#]} 30. Bc3 (30. f3 $1 $18 {and the rest is easy.}) 30... Bg7 31. Bd2 ( 31. f3 $16 Nh6 32. Qh3) 31... Bh6 $1 {[#]} 32. f3 $1 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3g4,Bg4g5, Bg5g6][%mdl 32]} Bxd2 33. fxg4 ({Not} 33. Kxd2 Nh6 $14) 33... Bb4 $2 {[#]} ( 33... Bh6 34. g5 Bf8 35. gxf6 a4) 34. g5 $1 {[%mdl 512] White is clearly winning.} Qh7 (34... fxg5 35. Rf1) 35. Rf1 Kg8 {[#]} 36. g6 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 76%, Black = 49%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Shirov, Alexei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "2670"] [BlackElo "2652"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "151"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,151,-7,-3,64,30,33,22,50,39,49,34,45,-9,-9,-9,-5,-12,-3,0,0,-25,-12, -5,0,-33,-29,-25,-26,-27,-20,-15,-17,-37,-42,-43,-42,-45,-45,-54,-47,-47,-47, -47,-47,-66,-50,-62,-65,-64,-52,-81,-83,-82,-81,-80,-24,-82,0,-12,0,-75,-75, -83,-65,-73,-64,-65,-60,-53,-33,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-27, -29,-34,-15,-22,-35,-43,-43,-63,-62,-105,-105,-105,-105,-105,-105,-105,-105, -105,-105,-105,-105,-105,-83,-83,0,0,0,0,0,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41, -41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,-41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 Bc5 5. Bg2 d6 6. d3 a6 7. O-O h6 8. h3 Be6 9. Kh2 {LiveBook: 8 Games. C26: Vienna Game: 2...Nf6, sidelines} (9. Be3 Bxe3 10. fxe3 O-O 11. Nh4 g6 12. d4 Nh5 13. d5 Nxg3 14. Nf3 Nxf1 15. Qxf1 Bd7 16. dxc6 bxc6 {0-1 (26) Amonatov,F (2636)-Sargissian,G (2672) Riadh 2017}) 9... d5 $146 (9... Ba7 $11) ({Predecessor:} 9... g5 10. Nd2 Qd7 11. Nb3 Bxb3 12. axb3 O-O-O 13. Be3 Rdg8 14. Na4 Bd4 15. Qd2 Rg6 16. Nc3 Rhg8 {1-0 (66) Galego,L (2511)-Roselli Mailhe, B (2426) Sao Paulo 2002}) 10. exd5 (10. Nxe5 $5 Nxe5 11. d4 $11) 10... Nxd5 { [#]} 11. Nxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512] White is slightly better.} Nxe5 12. d4 $1 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Qf6 14. dxc5 (14. dxe5 $14 Qxe5 15. Bxb7) 14... Rd8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 15. Qh5 $1 g6 16. Qh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4f6]} Nf3+ $1 17. Bxf3 $1 Qxf3 18. Qf4 Qxf4 ({Much weaker is} 18... Qxc3 $6 19. Rb1 $16) 19. Bxf4 Kd7 20. Be5 Rhe8 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 21. Bf6 {Threatens to win with Rad1+.} Rb8 22. Rfe1 Kc6 23. Bd4 h5 24. Re3 Bd5 25. a3 Rxe3 26. Bxe3 $15 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Bf3 27. g4 hxg4 {...Rh8 is the strong threat.} 28. Kg3 f5 29. hxg4 fxg4 30. Rb1 a5 31. c4 Rf8 32. Re1 Rd8 33. Bf4 Rh8 {[%csl Gg4] [%cal Rh8h3]} 34. Be3 Rh5 35. Kf4 Rf5+ 36. Kg3 Rh5 (36... Re5 $1 $17) 37. Kf4 $1 $11 Rf5+ ({Black should try} 37... Kd7 $11) 38. Kg3 $17 Re5 $1 39. Rb1 Rh5 40. Kf4 Rf5+ 41. Kg3 Be2 {Strongly threatening ...Rf3+.} 42. Re1 $1 {[%cal Re1e2]} Rf3+ 43. Kh4 Rh3+ 44. Kg5 Bxc4 45. Kxg4 Be6+ 46. Kg5 Bf5 47. c4 Rh5+ 48. Kf6 Rh4 49. Rc1 a4 50. Kg5 Rg4+ 51. Kf6 Bd3 52. Rd1 Bxc4 53. Rd4 Rxd4 54. Bxd4 {[#] KB-KB} Kd5 $1 {[%cal Rd5d4]} 55. Be3 Bd3 56. Bf4 {[#]} c6 $1 57. Be3 Bf5 58. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4,Bf4f5,Bf5f6][%mdl 32]} Bd3 59. Bf2 Be2 60. Kxg6 Kc4 (60... Bxf3 $17 61. Kf5 Be4+ 62. Kf6 Kc4) 61. f4 $11 Kb3 62. f5 Bd3 ({ Much less strong is} 62... Kxa3 63. Kg7 $17) 63. Kf6 Kxa3 64. Ke5 $1 Kb3 65. f6 {Hoping for f7.} Bg6 66. Kd6 Kc4 67. Bg3 a3 68. Be5 Bf7 69. Ba1 Kb5 70. Bd4 Bg8 71. Ba1 b6 72. cxb6 {The position is equal.} Kxb6 73. Ke5 Kc5 74. Ke4 Kc4 75. Ke3 Kb3 76. Kd4 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 71%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Black "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2667"] [BlackElo "2515"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "145"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,145,27,28,35,61,53,53,52,59,53,59,70,87,81,75,-41,-25,-93,-87,-113, -117,-101,-114,-99,-102,-179,-159,-163,-83,-208,-43,-31,-50,-92,-78,-64,-64, -56,-80,-68,-82,-154,-154,-200,-175,-187,-185,-201,-183,-202,-179,-184,-163, -246,-212,-206,-155,-310,-310,-310,-313,-273,-194,-204,-154,-162,-155,-145,-90, -141,-73,-154,-143,-152,-73,-73,-73,-152,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-56,-56,-56, -56,-56,-80,-56,-56,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-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. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O h6 7. Nbd2 Ne7 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} 8. Nb3 g5 (8... Qc7 9. c3 Bh7 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 c5 12. Nxc5 Nxc5 13. dxc5 Qxc5 14. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (70) Carlsen, M (2832)-So,W (2815) chess.com INT 2017}) 9. Bd2 Qc7 10. a4 a5 {LiveBook: 38 Games} 11. c3 Bg7 12. Ne1 c5 13. Bb5 Nc6 14. f4 c4 15. Nc1 {[#]} O-O-O $146 16. b3 Nb6 17. fxg5 (17. Ne2 $16) 17... hxg5 $15 18. Bxg5 (18. Bxc6 $1 $11 Qxc6 19. Bxg5) 18... f6 $1 $17 {[%cal Rf6g5]} 19. Bf4 ({Reject} 19. exf6 Qxh2+ 20. Kf2 Rh3 $11) 19... fxe5 20. Bg3 Rdg8 21. Bxc6 Qxc6 22. dxe5 (22. Nf3 $17) 22... Bh6 23. Bf4 Nd7 (23... Bxf4 24. Rxf4 Qc7 25. Qd4 $15) (23... Qc7 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc7h7]} 24. Bxh6 Rxh6) 24. Qd4 (24. bxc4 $17 Bxf4 25. Rxf4 Qb6+ 26. c5 $1 { [%mdl 512]}) 24... Be4 $2 (24... Bf8 $1 $19 {[%cal Rf8c5]} 25. Kh1 Rh4 26. bxc4 dxc4) 25. Bxh6 $15 Rxh6 26. Ra2 Qc7 27. Raf2 Qxe5 28. Qxe5 Nxe5 29. bxc4 Nxc4 30. Ned3 (30. Nb3 $142) 30... Rhh8 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black wants a kill.} 31. Nc5 {[#]} Bxg2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 32. Rxg2 Rxg2+ 33. Kxg2 Ne3+ 34. Kf2 Nxf1 35. Kxf1 Rxh2 36. Ne2 (36. Ke1 $142) 36... e5 $19 37. Nd3 Rh5 38. Ng3 $2 (38. c4 $17) 38... Rg5 39. Kf2 Kc7 40. Nf1 Kd6 41. Ne3 Rg8 42. Ke2 Rh8 43. Nf2 Rc8 {[#]} ({ Black should play} 43... e4 44. Nfg4 Rf8) 44. Kd2 ({Better is} 44. c4 $1 { [%mdl 512]}) 44... e4 (44... Ke6 $142 45. Nh3 Rg8) 45. Nf5+ {[#]} (45. Nfd1 $142) 45... Ke5 $1 $17 {[%cal Re5f5]} 46. Ne3 Rd8 (46... Rh8 $142 47. Neg4+ Kf5 48. Ne3+ Ke6) 47. Nc2 Rg8 48. Ne3 (48. Nd1 $142) 48... Rg1 (48... d4 $142 49. cxd4+ Kxd4 50. Nc2+ Ke5) 49. Nfg4+ Ke6 50. Kc2 Re1 51. Kb3 Re2 52. Nc2 $1 { [%cal Rc2d4]} Rd2 {aiming for ...Kf5.} (52... Rg2 {seems wilder.} 53. Nd4+ Kd6 54. Nb5+ Kc5 55. Ne3 Rf2) 53. Nd4+ Kd6 54. Nc2 Kc5 {And now ...b5 would win.} 55. Nd4 Rxd4 (55... Rd3 $15) 56. cxd4+ $11 {The position is equal.} Kxd4 $15 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame Strongly threatening ...Kd3. KN-KP} 57. Kc2 e3 58. Kd1 Kd3 {Hoping for ...d4.} 59. Ne5+ Kc3 60. Ke2 Kb3 {...d4 is the strong threat.} 61. Kxe3 Kxa4 $11 {KN-K3P} 62. Kd4 Kb3 63. Kxd5 {KN-KPP} a4 {White must now prevent ...Kc3.} 64. Kc5 b6+ (64... a3 $5 65. Nd3 $8 Kc2 66. Nb4+ Kc3 $11) 65. Kb5 a3 66. Nd3 Kc2 (66... a2 $5 67. Nc1+ $8 Kc3 68. Nxa2+ Kd4 $11) 67. Nb4+ Kb3 68. Nd3 Kc2 (68... a2 $5 69. Nc1+ $8 Kc3 70. Nxa2+ Kd4 $11) 69. Nb4+ Kc3 (69... Kb3 $5) 70. Na2+ Kb2 71. Nb4 a2 {[#]} 72. Nxa2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxa2 73. Kxb6 { Precision: White = 54%, Black = 46%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Black "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2502"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "141"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,141,7,7,23,39,34,7,13,21,22,27,36,16,116,109,112,114,118,118,121,90, 115,94,105,91,94,89,87,91,96,95,100,70,70,72,125,126,129,116,121,120,120,115, 139,138,128,140,182,177,230,233,214,155,262,262,262,210,197,202,198,207,227, 230,212,187,183,163,214,214,195,193,188,154,262,266,258,247,304,279,254,280, 294,295,381,327,319,310,29950,29955,29952,0,0,0,29954,6450,1496,191,191,188, 188,182,183,123,29972,29972,29970,29973,29972,29974,29971,29972,29974,29975, 29979,29981,29981,29981,29984,29980,29980,29977,29980,29981]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,Bd5c7, Bc7e6][%mdl 32]} 7. e5 Nd5 8. c4 Nc7 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qxd4 Ne6 11. Qh4 {LiveBook: 52 Games. B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} h5 (11... d6 12. exd6 Qxd6 13. Nc3 h5 14. Bd2 O-O 15. Ne4 Qc7 16. Bc3 f6 17. Qg3 Qxg3 18. hxg3 Rd8 {1/2-1/2 (56) Anand,V (2783)-Kasparov,G (2812) Saint Louis 2017}) 12. Nc3 d6 13. Rd1 $146 { White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 13. exd6 Qxd6 14. Ne4 Qd8 15. Neg5 O-O 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Bg5 Re8 18. h3 Qa5 {1/2-1/2 (18) Gagliardi,V (2148)-Bito, L (2115) ICCF email 2016}) 13... Rb8 14. exd6 exd6 15. Qxd8+ Kxd8 16. Ne4 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White has good play.} d5 (16... Kc7 $11 {remains equal.}) 17. cxd5 $16 cxd5 18. Rxd5+ Ke7 {...Bb7 is the strong threat.} 19. Ne5 {Hoping for Nc6+. } Rb6 20. b3 {Threatens to win with Ba3+.} Bb7 21. Rd7+ Ke8 22. Rxb7 Bxe5 23. Rxb6 axb6 24. Rb1 Kd7 25. Be3 f5 26. Nd2 b5 27. a4 f4 (27... Bc7 $142) 28. Bb6 Bd4 29. Bxd4 Nxd4 30. axb5 Nxb5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 31. Nf3 {Black must now prevent Ne5+.} Ke6 32. Re1+ Kd6 33. h4 Nc3 34. Ng5 Kd5 (34... Kd7 $142 35. Re6 Rg8) 35. Ne6 $18 f3 36. gxf3 Rb8 (36... Kd6 $16 {was worth a try.}) 37. Nf4+ Kd4 38. Re6 Rf8 39. Nxg6 Rxf3 40. Kg2 Rf5 41. Rd6+ Ke4 42. Rc6 Kd3 43. Rc8 Rf6 (43... Ne2 $142 44. Re8 Nd4 45. Re3+ Kc2) 44. Ne5+ Kc2 45. b4 Kb3 46. Nd3 Rd6 (46... Rg6+ $16 {might work better.} 47. Kh3 Rf6) 47. Nf4 Kxb4 48. Rh8 ({ Less strong is} 48. Nxh5 Rh6 $16) 48... Kc4 49. Nxh5 Nd5 50. Kf3 Kd4 51. Re8 Rh6 52. Re4+ Kc5 53. Nf4 Nxf4 $2 (53... Nf6 $18 54. Re6 Ng8) 54. Rxf4 {KR-KR} ( {Weaker is} 54. Kxf4 Rxh4+ 55. Kf5 Rh2 $16) 54... Kd5 55. Re4 $2 (55. Kg4 $1 { mates} Rh8 56. Rf5+ Ke6 57. h5 Rg8+ 58. Rg5 Rh8 59. Rg6+ Kf7 60. Rb6) 55... Rf6+ $1 $11 56. Rf4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (56. Ke3 $11 Rxf2 57. Ra4 (57. Kxf2 Kxe4 58. h5 Kf5 $11)) 56... Rh6 {[#]} 57. Kg4 $1 {[%cal Rg4g5]} Rh8 58. Kf5 $2 (58. h5 Rg8+ 59. Kf5 Rf8+ 60. Kg5 Rg8+ 61. Kf6 Rf8+ 62. Kg5 Rg8+ 63. Kf6 Rf8+ 64. Kg5) 58... Rf8+ $18 {[#]} 59. Kg5 $1 Rg8+ 60. Kh6 {aiming for Kh7.} Ke5 61. Ra4 ({Better is} 61. Rf3 $18) 61... Rh8+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (61... Kf5 $16 62. h5 Rb8 ) 62. Kg7 {White mates.} Rb8 63. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Rb7+ 64. Kg6 Rb6+ 65. Kg5 Ke6 66. Rf4 Rb1 67. h6 Rh1 68. Kg6 Ke7 69. Rf7+ Ke6 70. Rf6+ Ke7 71. Kg7 {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B11"] [WhiteElo "2625"] [BlackElo "2392"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,89,14,19,16,12,8,6,0,14,-9,0,0,4,0,0,0,5,0,5,2,5,6,5,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,9,5,9,9,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0] } 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 Nf6 6. d4 dxe4 7. Qe3 Nbd7 8. Nxe4 Nxe4 9. Qxe4 Nf6 {B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} (9... g6 10. Be2 Bg7 11. O-O O-O 12. Rd1 Re8 13. c3 Qc7 14. d5 c5 15. Bf4 Be5 16. Be3 Rac8 17. a4 {1/2-1/2 (44) Bacrot,E (2715)-Ponomariov,R (2699) Biel 2017}) 10. Qd3 e6 11. Be2 Bd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 12. O-O O-O 13. Bg5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. c4 h6 14. Be3 Bc7 15. g3 Qe7 16. Bf3 Rfd8 17. Qc2 { 1-0 (37) Martin Duque,J (2394)-Veganzonez Rojo,D (2136) Madrid 2015}) 13... Re8 14. Rfd1 Qe7 15. Bf1 Rad8 16. Qf3 h6 17. Bh4 g5 18. Bg3 Bxg3 19. Qxg3 e5 20. dxe5 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 Qxe5 22. Qxe5 Rxe5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 23. Bc4 Kf8 24. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4][%mdl 32]} Ke7 25. Kf2 Ne8 26. Rd4 Nc7 27. f4 Ne6 28. Bxe6 Rxe6 {KR-KR} 29. Kf3 Re1 30. Rb4 b6 31. fxg5 hxg5 32. Re4+ Rxe4 33. Kxe4 {Black must now prevent Kf5. KP-KP} Ke6 34. b4 f5+ 35. Kd4 Kd6 36. a4 c5+ 37. bxc5+ bxc5+ 38. Ke3 Ke6 39. a5 a6 40. g3 Kf6 41. Kf3 Kg6 42. Kf2 Kf6 43. Ke3 Ke6 44. Ke2 Kf6 45. Ke3 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2622"] [BlackElo "2686"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,72,29,21,15,35,13,20,-16,0,-12,-8,-85,-71,-91,-34,-24,0,0,-2,-3,0,0, 0,-13,0,0,0,8,0,0,11,8,11,11,20,0,0,9,6,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 {C84: Closed Ruy Lopez: Unusual White 6th moves} Re8 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 9. Be3 Bf8 10. Nbd2 {White is slightly better.} h6 11. Bxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Re1 b5 12. Bb3 Na5 13. Bc2 c5 14. d4 Qc7 15. d5 Bd7 {0-1 (74) Bartel,M (2622)-Fressinet,L (2702) Berlin 2015}) 11... bxc6 12. b4 a5 {White should prevent ...axb4.} 13. Nc4 (13. a3 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 13... axb4 $17 14. cxb4 Ba6 ({Better is} 14... Be6 $17 15. Qc2 Bxc4 16. Qxc4 d5 17. Qxc6 Ra3) 15. Qb3 $1 $15 Qc8 16. Rfc1 {The position is equal.} Rb8 17. Qc3 d5 18. Ncxe5 Bxb4 19. Qc2 ({Much worse is} 19. Qxc6 Ba3 $17) 19... Ba3 20. Rd1 Bb2 {[#] White must now prevent ...dxe4.} 21. Nxc6 Bxa1 22. Nxb8 Qxb8 23. Rxa1 dxe4 24. dxe4 Rxe4 25. Bd4 {[#] And now Bxf6 would win.} Re2 26. Qa4 Re6 27. Rc1 Qb7 28. Bxf6 Rxf6 29. Qd7 c5 30. Qe8+ Kh7 31. Rxc5 Re6 32. Qa4 Qb1+ 33. Kh2 Qb8+ 34. Kg1 Qb1+ 35. Kh2 Qb8+ 36. Kg1 Qb1+ {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Black "Maletin, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,81,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,6,0,19,12,8,3,11,-8,-5,-6,-6,-6,-7,-87,-86,-141, -131,-126,-130,-141,-130,-137,-129,-135,-50,-64,-16,-12,0,-10,8,0,0,-1,-1,-1, -2,-2,-2,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 {C84: Closed Ruy Lopez: Unusual White 6th moves} Na5 9. Ba2 c5 10. Nc3 Be6 11. Bg5 O-O 12. b4 Nc6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Nd5 g6 {[#]} 15. c3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Qd2 Bg4 16. Qe3 Nd4 17. Nxd4 cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (39) Movsesian,S (2700)-Mista,A (2582) Czechia 2014}) 15... Bg7 16. Qe2 Kh8 17. a4 Rb8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Nd2 cxb4 20. Nxb4 Nxb4 21. cxb4 d5 22. Qf3 (22. Rfd1 $11) 22... Ra8 $17 {aiming for ...dxe4.} 23. Bb3 {[#] } ({Avoid the trap} 23. exd5 $2 Rxa2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 24. dxe6 Rxd2 $19) (23. Qd1 $142) 23... Rxa1 $1 24. Rxa1 dxe4 25. Qxe4 Bf5 26. Qd5 {White wants to play Ne4.} e4 27. Rd1 exd3 (27... Qxd5 $17 28. Bxd5 exd3) 28. Qxb5 $15 Qd4 29. h3 {The position is equal.} Qc3 30. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4f5][%mdl 32]} Bh6 31. gxf5 Bxd2 32. Qc5 $132 {[%cal Rc5f8][%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Qxb4 33. Qxb4 Bxb4 34. Rxd3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Kg7 35. fxg6 hxg6 36. Rd7 Kf6 37. Rb7 Be7 38. Rb6+ Kg7 39. Rb7 Kf6 40. Rb6+ Kg7 41. Rb7 { Precision: White = 56%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Black "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E15"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "100"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,100,21,16,69,66,54,73,68,60,84,25,23,26,55,52,45,40,35,34,36,34,38, 37,32,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,0,0,24,20,50,54,58,61,80,20,15,0,0,0,0,0,0,-41, -24,-32,-34,-31,-33,-39,-40,-55,-55,-68,-31,-44,-4,-22,-15,-30,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,7,12,0,0,5,0,17]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Ba6 5. Qb3 Nc6 6. Nbd2 Na5 7. Qc3 {E15: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 sidelines, 4 g3 Ba6 and 4 g3 Bb7 early deviations} d5 8. c5 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Rc8 $146 (8... Rb8 $11) ({ Predecessor:} 8... Rb8 9. Ne5 Nd7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7 11. b4 Nc4 12. e3 bxc5 13. dxc5 Nxd2 14. Bxd2 Bxf1 15. Kxf1 {1/2-1/2 (55) Romanov,E (2635)-Zhigalko,S (2647) Kishinev 2016}) 9. Ne5 {White is slightly better.} Nd7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7 11. b4 Nc4 12. e3 ({Better is} 12. e4 $16) 12... Bb7 $11 13. Be2 b5 14. a4 {Hoping for axb5.} a6 15. axb5 axb5 16. Ra7 Bc6 17. O-O Be7 18. Bb2 f6 19. Nxc4 dxc4 20. f3 O-O 21. e4 Ra8 22. Rfa1 Rxa7 23. Rxa7 Bd8 24. g4 Qf7 25. Ra6 Bd7 26. f4 Bc8 27. Ra7 f5 28. gxf5 $1 exf5 {[#]} 29. e5 (29. d5 $1 $16) 29... Be6 $1 {[%cal Bc8e6, Be6d5,Bd5e4][%mdl 32]} 30. Qg3 Bd5 31. Bf3 Be4 $1 32. Ra1 Qd5 33. Bxe4 fxe4 34. Rf1 Rf5 35. Bc3 g6 36. Qe3 Bh4 37. Qh3 Be7 38. Qe3 Kf7 39. Re1 Ke6 40. Ra1 Rh5 41. Qg3 e3 42. Re1 {The position is equal.} Rf5 43. Rxe3 ({Don't play} 43. Qxe3 Kf7 $16) 43... Kd7 44. Re1 Kc6 45. Bb2 Kd7 46. Qe3 Ke6 47. Ra1 Qc6 48. Rd1 { [#] Threatens to win with d5+.} Qd5 49. Ra1 Qc6 50. Rd1 {And now d5+ would win. } Qd5 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Sarana, Alexey"] [Black "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B07"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "111"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,111,40,42,37,33,36,58,29,31,35,25,30,33,34,63,51,96,65,99,68,79,72, 59,52,48,2,50,18,34,23,43,46,43,50,50,44,56,43,62,42,54,14,25,22,33,4,45,48,43, 8,6,6,10,6,18,16,18,18,18,16,15,15,18,8,8,8,14,14,18,13,20,21,21,14,14,14,14, 14,16,17,14,8,13,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. dxe5 dxe5 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. Bc4 Ke8 {B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems} 7. f4 Bb4 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 8. Bd3 Nc6 {White is slightly better.} 9. Nf3 Bg4 10. fxe5 Nd7 11. Bf4 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Ncxe5 13. Be2 f6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 13... c6 14. O-O-O {1/2-1/2 (37) Bok,B (2592)-Kuipers,S (2404) Netherlands 2017}) 14. Bd2 Ng6 15. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Bd6 16. h5 Nf4 17. Bf1 c6 18. O-O-O Ke7 19. Be3 Bc7 20. Rh4 Ne6 21. Bc4 Ne5 22. Bxe6 $1 Kxe6 23. f4 Nc4 24. f5+ Ke7 25. Bc5+ Ke8 26. Ne2 Bb6 27. b4 Ne5 28. Nf4 Kf7 29. Ne6 (29. Rh3 {feels hotter.} Bxc5 30. bxc5 Rad8 31. Rg1 Rd7 32. Ne6) 29... g5 ( 29... Bxc5 {looks sharper.} 30. bxc5 g5 31. hxg6+ hxg6 32. Rdh1 Rxh4 33. Rxh4 Kg8) 30. hxg6+ hxg6 31. Rxh8 (31. Rdh1 {is interesting.} Rxh4 32. Rxh4 gxf5 33. exf5 Bxc5 34. Rh7+) 31... Rxh8 {The position is equal.} 32. Bxb6 axb6 $14 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 33. Nd8+ $1 Kg7 34. fxg6 Rh4 35. Rd4 Kxg6 36. Nxb7 Nf3 37. Rd3 Ne5 38. Rg3+ Kf7 39. a4 Nc4 {[#] ( -> ...Rh1+)} 40. Kb1 Rxe4 41. a5 bxa5 42. bxa5 {And now a6 would win.} Re8 43. a6 {[#] aiming for Rc3.} Ra8 44. Nc5 Ke7 45. Rd3 Nb6 46. Kb2 f5 {[%cal Bf6f5,Bf5f4,Bf4f3,Bf3f2][%mdl 32]} 47. Kb3 f4 48. c4 Rf8 49. Kb4 f3 {Strongly threatening ...f2.} 50. Re3+ Kd6 { White must now prevent ...f2.} 51. Re6+ Kc7 52. Re7+ Kd8 53. Rb7 f2 54. Ne6+ Kc8 55. Rc7+ Kb8 56. Rb7+ {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Black "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2574"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,54,19,19,19,8,8,0,2,-12,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,-10,-10,-10,-10,-11,-10,-30,0, 0,0,0,0,0,23,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. e3 Nc6 5. d4 d5 6. a3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 a6 8. O-O b5 9. Ba2 Bb7 10. Qe2 cxd4 {D40: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 e3} (10... Qc7 11. Bd2 Be7 12. Rac1 c4 13. e4 Rd8 14. Be3 Ng4 15. e5 Na5 16. Bf4 Qb6 17. Rcd1 h5 18. h3 {1/2-1/2 (96) Ding,L (2769)-Grischuk,A (2767) Berlin 2018}) 11. Rd1 {[%cal Re3d4] LiveBook: 3 Games} b4 12. axb4 Nxb4 13. Nxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rxd4 Qc7 14. Bb3 Be7 15. Ba4+ Kf8 {1-0 (30) Barus,C (2410)-Mahmud,S (2365) Jakarta 1996}) 13... Nxa2 14. Rxa2 {Hoping for Nxe6!} Qc7 15. e4 Bd6 16. Nf3 {[#] Black must now prevent e5.} Be7 17. Ra4 Rc8 18. e5 Nd5 19. Rg4 $1 Nxc3 20. bxc3 Qxc3 21. Be3 ({Don't go for } 21. Rxg7 $2 Qxc1 22. h3 (22. Rxc1 $2 Rxc1+ 23. Ne1 Bb4 $19) 22... Qc2 $19) 21... g6 (21... Bxf3 $5 22. Qxf3 g6 $11) 22. Bh6 $1 Bf8 23. Bg5 Be7 24. Bh6 $1 Qc2 25. Qe1 Qc3 {The position is equal.} 26. Qe2 Bf8 27. Bg5 Be7 $1 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 75%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Black "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E18"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2139"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,63,31,11,54,11,14,15,63,65,108,104,122,106,133,69,53,20,91,60,65,67, 203,211,279,288,283,277,275,239,637,652,649,643,706,700,741,714,687,522,900, 639,631,631]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 d6 9. d5 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 e5 11. b4 {E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} Nd7 12. e4 {LiveBook: 6 Games} a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... g6 13. Qc2 Bf6 14. Ne1 Bg7 15. Nd3 f5 16. f4 fxe4 17. Bxe4 Qe7 18. Rae1 Rf7 {1-0 (33) Can,E (2567)-Yildiz,B (2331) Graz 2017}) 13. a3 {White is slightly better.} axb4 14. axb4 Ba6 15. Qe2 Qc8 16. Bh3 Rd8 17. Ra2 Bb7 {[#]} 18. Rfa1 (18. Bxe5 $1 $16 {Strongly threatening Rxa8.} Rxa2 19. Qxa2) 18... Rxa2 $14 19. Qxa2 c5 (19... c6 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 20. Qa4 Qc7 21. Qb5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Nf6 ({Better is} 21... cxb4 $14 22. Bxb4 (22. Qxb4 Nc5 $11) 22... Nf6) 22. bxc5 $18 Qxc5 23. Qxc5 bxc5 24. Ra7 Rb8 {[#]} 25. Nxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxe4 $2 (25... dxe5 26. Bxe5 Re8 27. Rxb7 Nxe4 28. Rxe7 Rxe7) 26. Nc6 {White is clearly winning.} Bxc6 27. dxc6 Re8 28. Ba5 d5 29. c7 Nd6 30. cxd5 c4 31. c8=Q Nxc8 32. Bxc8 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 10%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Lomasov, Semen"] [Black "Frolov, Ivan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2559"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,90,32,37,13,20,34,25,13,14,10,16,15,4,-30,-44,-47,-47,-52,-42,-68, -65,-56,-44,-58,-50,-47,-53,-86,-86,-93,-62,-52,-55,-42,-54,-102,-96,-164,-179, -168,-175,-454,-454,-414,-409,-444,-450,-426,-446,-430,-411,-418,-398,-289, -246,-446,-400,-457,-414,-421,-408,-602,-595,-1024,-1023,-1181,-1170,-1455, -1409,-1696,-1642,-1385,-923,-2749,-2687,-29974,-10170]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Nf3 c6 {E11: Bogo-Indian} 8. O-O dxc4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Ne5 b5 10. b3 cxb3 11. Nxc6 Nxc6 12. Bxc6 b2 13. Qxb2 Rb8 14. Rc1 Qb6 15. Nd2 {1/2-1/2 (27) Markus,R (2622)-Grachev,B (2676) Kragujevac 2013}) 9... b5 {The position is equal.} 10. axb5 cxb5 11. Nc3 {Black must now prevent Ne5.} Qb6 12. Qg5 Nd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14. Nh4 a5 15. Bxd5 Ra7 16. Rfd1 a4 17. Nf5 Bxf5 $1 18. Qxf5 Nd7 19. Qf3 g6 20. h4 h5 21. e3 Kg7 22. Kg2 Qd6 23. Bc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6b5]} Rb8 24. Bxd7 Qxd7 25. Qe2 Qd5+ 26. e4 (26. Qf3 $17 Qxf3+ 27. Kxf3) 26... Re8 $19 27. f3 {[#]} f5 $1 { [%cal Rf5e4]} 28. Re1 $2 (28. e5 {was the only defense.} b4 29. Qd2) 28... fxe4 29. fxe4 Rae7 {[%cal Re7e4]} 30. exd5 Rxe2+ 31. Rxe2 Rxe2+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 32. Kf3 Rd2 33. Ke3 {[#]} Rd3+ $1 (33... Rxb2 34. Rf1 $11) 34. Ke4 {aiming for Rf1.} Kf6 ({Stronger than} 34... Rxg3 35. Rf1 $16) 35. Rf1+ $2 (35. Rg1) 35... Ke7 36. d6+ Kxd6 37. Rf6+ Ke7 38. Rb6 (38. Rxg6 $142 Rd2 39. d5 ) 38... Rb3 39. Ke5 {and the idea Rb7+ leaves White hopeful.} Rxb2 40. Rb7+ Ke8 41. d5 a3 {[%cal Ba4a3,Ba3a2][%mdl 32]} 42. d6 a2 43. Ra7 b4 {Hoping for ... Re2+.} 44. Kd5 c3 45. Ra5 Rd2+ {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 100%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Stupak, Kirill"] [Black "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E20"] [WhiteElo "2556"] [BlackElo "2431"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,59,0,-1,-11,-58,-57,-41,-41,-49,-45,-57,0,-13,-10,-68,-71,-79,-73, -56,-57,-82,-78,-85,-87,-98,0,-9,0,-46,-29,-37,0,-92,-79,-76,-33,-32,0,-122,0, -33,0,-91]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. a3 {E20: Nimzo-Indian: 4 g3 and 4 f3} Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 dxc4 8. Qa4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. f3 { LiveBook: 8 Games} Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,Bb6a4][%mdl 32]} 11. a4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11. e4 a6 12. a4 a5 13. Qb3 Nb6 {1-0 (37) Nakamura,H (2793) -Perez Ponsa,F (2577) chess.com INT 2017}) 11... a5 12. e4 Nb6 13. Qd3 Nxa4 14. c4 {[#]} e5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 15. d5 (15. dxe5 Qxd3) 15... Bd7 16. Qc2 (16. Ne2 $11) 16... Nc5 $15 17. Ba3 {[#]} b6 $1 {[%cal Bb7b6,Bb6c5][%mdl 32]} 18. Ne2 c6 19. Bxc5 bxc5 20. O-O cxd5 21. cxd5 Bb5 (21... Qc7 $17) 22. Rfc1 Ne8 23. Bf1 Nd6 24. Qxc5 f5 25. Qe3 (25. exf5 $11 {keeps the balance.} Rc8 26. Qa7) 25... fxe4 $17 26. fxe4 Nc4 27. Qc5 Nd6 (27... Ba6 $15) 28. Qe3 $1 {[#]} Nc4 (28... a4 $1 $17 29. Bg2 Bc4) 29. Qc5 $15 Nd6 (29... Ba6 $15) 30. Qe3 $1 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 53%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Iljin, Artem"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2528"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,65,17,24,0,0,0,8,0,1,-10,-7,-4,0,-20,0,-20,0,0,0,-16,0,7,17,0,27,0,53, 56,65,66,82,71,88,36,48,26,35,25,27,32,37,30,41,38,43,13,11,17,71,56,192,153, 204,0,0,0,195,0]} 1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 d4 4. Nf3 c5 (4... Nf6 5. O-O c5 6. e3 Nc6 7. exd4 cxd4 8. d3 Be7 9. Re1 O-O 10. Na3 Ne8 11. Nc2 f6 12. b4 Bxb4 13. Nxb4 Nxb4 14. Qb3 Nc6 15. Ba3 Rf7 16. c5 {0-1 (51) Ding,L (2777)-Korobov,A (2652) Huaian 2017}) 5. O-O Ne7 6. d3 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} Nec6 7. e3 Be7 8. Na3 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8. exd4 cxd4 9. Na3 O-O 10. Nc2 a5 11. Qe2 Re8 12. Ne5 {0-1 (67) Hauge,L (2282)-Hambleton,A (2509) Oslo 2013}) 8... O-O 9. Nc2 a5 10. Re1 Na6 11. Rb1 Re8 12. b3 Bf8 13. exd4 cxd4 14. Ne5 Nxe5 15. Rxe5 f6 16. Re1 e5 17. a3 {[%cal Ba2a3,Ba3b4][%mdl 32]} Nc5 ( 17... Bf5 $11) 18. b4 $14 axb4 19. axb4 Na4 {[#] And now ...Nc3 would win.} 20. Bd2 $1 Kh8 21. Qh5 (21. Ra1 $16) 21... g6 22. Qf3 Rb8 23. Ra1 Bd7 24. Qe2 b5 { next ...bxc4 is good for Black.} 25. c5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Qc8 26. f4 {[%cal Rf4e5]} Bg7 27. fxe5 fxe5 28. Na3 e4 (28... Re6 $11) 29. Bxe4 Bg4 {[#]} ({Better is} 29... Nc3 $14 30. Bxc3 dxc3) 30. Qg2 $1 $18 {Hoping for Bf4.} Bh3 31. Qe2 $2 (31. Qf3 $18) 31... Bg4 $1 $11 {[%cal Rg4e2]} 32. Qg2 $2 (32. Qf2 $11 Rf8 33. Qg2) 32... Bh3 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh3g2]} 33. Qe2 $2 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 50%.} ({White should play} 33. Qf3 $18) 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Black "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2525"] [BlackElo "2516"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,117,31,5,4,16,15,17,10,6,24,7,7,0,8,18,40,33,101,110,101,101,101,105, 102,98,110,102,108,92,87,87,86,79,83,73,69,64,102,81,103,108,99,83,106,64,102, 70,164,163,167,152,197,93,94,0,197,189,186,188,195,102,100,83,82,93,89,59,150, 167,175,152,218,218,218,211,195,104,399,412,405,418,287,414,406,410,413,387, 390,386,342,0,380,348,1134,218,901,890,29974,29975,29987,29988,29989,29990, 29990,29991,29991,29992]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Qd3 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 Nf6 8. O-O-O Ne5 9. Qg3 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Bxb5 Rc8 12. Ba4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Bf4 Qc4 15. Bxe5 Qxa4 {1-0 (38) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789)-Anand,V (2776) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 6... Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d7,Bd7c5][%mdl 32] } 7. Nxc6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} (7. Ndb5 {looks sharper.} Qb8 8. Qg3 d6 9. Be3 a6 10. Nd4) 7... bxc6 8. Qg3 {The position is equal.} Qxg3 9. hxg3 d5 10. Bd3 Rb8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Be7 11. Bf4 h6 12. exd5 exd5 13. O-O-O O-O {1-0 (59) Kollars,D (2505)-Uksini,B (2330) Hamburg 2016}) 11. f3 Nd7 12. b3 Bb4 13. Bd2 Nc5 14. Be2 dxe4 (14... Ba5 $14) 15. a3 $16 e3 16. axb4 exd2+ 17. Kxd2 Rxb4 18. Rxa7 Rb7 19. Ra5 Nd7 20. Rh4 Ke7 21. Rc4 Rd8 22. Ke3 Rb6 23. Ra7 Rb7 24. Ra1 Nb8 25. Bd3 h6 26. Be4 Bd7 27. f4 Be8 28. Ra8 Rc8 29. Na4 Rcc7 ({Black should try} 29... f5 $14) 30. Nc5 $18 Rb6 31. b4 Kd8 32. Nb3 (32. Bf3 $18) 32... Kc8 $16 33. Nc5 (33. Ra5 $16) 33... Kd8 $1 $18 34. Bf3 Ke7 35. c3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Bd7 36. Nd3 ({White should play} 36. Rd4 $18) 36... Be8 $16 37. Ne5 f6 38. Nd3 Nd7 39. Nb2 Bf7 {[#]} (39... Bg6 $14) 40. Na4 $1 e5 41. Rc5 $1 exf4+ (41... Rb8 $16 42. Rxc6 Rxa8 43. Rxc7 Rxa4) 42. gxf4 $18 Nxc5 43. Nxb6 Nb7 44. Ra7 (44. Nc8+ $18 Kd7 45. c4) 44... Kd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (44... Kd8 $16) 45. c4 Re7+ 46. Kd4 Kc7 47. c5 Re8 48. b5 Rd8+ 49. Kc3 Kb8 50. bxc6 {[%csl Gc6,Gf3][%cal Ra7b7]} Kxa7 51. cxb7 $2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KBN } (51. c7 $18) 51... Be6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (51... g5 $1 $11) 52. Na4 $1 Bd5 $2 (52... Bg4) 53. c6 $2 (53. Bxd5 Rxd5 54. Kc4) 53... Kb8 $2 (53... Bxf3 54. c7 Rd3+ 55. Kxd3 Bxb7) 54. Nc5 {Intending Na6+ and mate.} Bxf3 55. gxf3 { White mates.} Re8 56. Kc4 h5 57. Kb5 Kc7 58. Na6+ Kd6 59. c7 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Black "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2547"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,116,0,0,-2,-1,-6,-5,-6,0,0,0,-38,-8,-12,-12,-19,-15,-15,-19,-18,-16, -14,-21,-51,-42,-87,-85,-85,-90,-92,-90,-163,-138,-137,-122,-121,-118,-123, -122,-123,-116,-181,-177,-281,-141,-158,-161,-185,-183,-187,-202,-249,-136, -143,-163,-157,-143,-161,-137,-224,-216,-266,-253,-313,-313,-305,-295,-280, -271,-266,-227,-252,-264,-264,-257,-737,-679,-1221,-1125,-1071,-983,-2579, -2231,-1768,-1559,-5932,-5315,-5497,-2416,-29979,-29980,-29980,-29981,-29981, -29982,-29982,-29983,-29983,-29983]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. exd5 cxd5 9. O-O O-O 10. a3 {C47: Scotch Four Knights and Four Knights with 4 g3} (10. Bg5 c6 11. Na4 h6 12. Bh4 Re8 13. c4 dxc4 14. Bxc4 Qxd1 15. Rfxd1 g5 16. Bg3 Ne4 17. a3 Bf8 18. Rac1 Nxg3 19. hxg3 Rb8 20. b4 Bf5 21. Bd3 Bxd3 22. Rxd3 {1/2-1/2 (36) Artemiev,V (2691) -Carlsen,M (2837) Riadh 2017}) 10... Bd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nb5 Be5 12. f4 $1 {[%cal Rf4e5] The position is equal.} Bd6 13. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32] [#]} a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Be7 14. Nd4 Bd7 15. Nb3 Re8 16. Qf3 a5 17. Nxa5 Ne4 {0-1 (58) Uifelean,A (2243)-Voiculescu,C (2547) ICCF email 2011}) 14. Nxd6 Qxd6 15. b5 Re8 16. Qf3 c5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White must now prevent ... c4. Black has good play.} 17. bxc6 $1 Ba6 18. Bb2 Ne4 19. Qe3 Qxc6 20. Qd4 { [%csl Gb2][%cal Rd4g7]} f6 21. Bxa6 Rxa6 {[%cal Ba8a6,Ba6b6,Bb6b5,Bb5c5,Bc5c2] [%mdl 32]} 22. Rad1 Rb6 (22... Qxc2 $6 23. Qxd5+ Kh8 24. Qd3 $11) 23. Ba1 Rb5 24. Qd3 Rc5 25. h3 (25. Rfe1 $17 {was worth a try.}) 25... Rxc2 $19 26. Kh2 Nd6 27. Qxd5+ Qxd5 28. Rxd5 Nc4 {Hoping for ...Ne3.} 29. Rg1 a4 30. Rd4 (30. Rd3 $17 {was called for.}) 30... Ree2 $1 31. Kg3 (31. Kh1 {was necessary.}) 31... Red2 (31... Re3+ $19 32. Kh2 Rxa3 33. Rd8+ Kf7) 32. Rxd2 Rxd2 $17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 33. Rc1 Nxa3 34. Rc8+ Kf7 35. f5 {intending Rc7+.} Nc2 (35... Nb5 $1 $19 {Threatens to win with ...Rd1.} 36. Rc5 Rd3+ 37. Kf4 Rb3) 36. Rc7+ Ke8 37. Bc3 Rd7 38. Rc8+ Kf7 39. Bb2 (39. Kf2 $17) 39... Ne3 $19 40. Rc5 {[#]} Rd3 $1 41. Rc7+ Ke8 42. Kf4 Nxg2+ 43. Ke4 Re3+ ({But not} 43... Rxh3 44. Rxg7 Re3+ 45. Kd5 $17) 44. Kd4 Re7 ({Less strong is} 44... Rxh3 45. Rxg7 Nh4 46. Kd5 $17) 45. Rc8+ Kf7 46. Ba3 {[#]} Re8 $1 {[%cal Re8c8]} 47. Rxe8 $2 (47. Rc7+ Kg8 48. Rc4) 47... Kxe8 {KB-KN} 48. Ke4 Kf7 49. Bb4 g6 50. fxg6+ hxg6 51. Kf3 Nh4+ 52. Kg4 Nf5 53. Bc5 Ke6 54. h4 Kd5 {Black mates.} 55. Bf8 Ke4 56. h5 Ne3+ 57. Kh4 gxh5 58. Kxh5 Nc2 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 77%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Khanin, Semen"] [Black "Chernobay, Artem"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C72"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2510"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,65,38,24,74,74,74,69,71,66,75,73,85,86,102,83,127,124,147,156,152, 129,136,116,214,206,208,186,249,206,297,298,313,183,177,191,186,190,188,186, 175,114,179,145,124,62,76,63,142,137,242,244,276,276,276,278,1224,1190]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. O-O Bd7 6. c4 {LiveBook: 88 Games} g5 { [%cal Bg7g5,Bg5g4][%mdl 32] C72: Ruy Lopez: Deferred Steinitz: 5 0-0} 7. d4 { [%cal Bd2d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} (7. Bxc6 bxc6 8. d4 g4 9. Ne1 exd4 10. Qxd4 Qf6 11. Qd2 Bg7 12. Nc3 Ne7 13. Nd3 Ng6 14. Qe2 {0-1 (27) Hansen,E (2629) -Mamedyarov,S (2804) chess.com INT 2018}) 7... g4 8. d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c6]} Nce7 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 8... gxf3 9. dxc6 bxc6 10. Qxf3 c5 11. Bxd7+ Qxd7 12. Nc3 Ne7 13. Bg5 c6 14. Rae1 {1-0 (35) Stoere, T-Schroll,G ICCF corr 1990}) 9. Bxd7+ Qxd7 10. Nh4 Bg7 11. f3 h5 12. fxg4 hxg4 13. g3 $1 b5 14. Nc3 b4 15. Ne2 Rb8 16. a3 b3 (16... a5 $16) 17. Be3 Bh6 18. Qd3 f6 (18... c6 {was called for.} 19. Rac1 cxd5) 19. Rac1 Bg5 (19... Bxe3+ $142 20. Qxe3 c6) 20. Bxg5 $18 fxg5 21. Nf5 (21. Ng2 $142) 21... Nxf5 22. Rxf5 Qh7 23. Rf2 Nf6 {[#]} 24. Nc3 $1 {[%cal Be2c3,Bc3d1,Bd1e3,Be3f5,Bf5e7][%mdl 32] } ({Stronger than} 24. Rxf6 Qxh2+ 25. Kf1 Qh1+ 26. Kf2 Rh2+ 27. Ke3 Rxe2+ 28. Qxe2 Qxc1+ 29. Kd3 Qb1+ 30. Kc3 Qc1+ 31. Kd3 Qb1+ 32. Kc3 Qc1+ 33. Kd3 $11) 24... Nd7 25. Rcf1 (25. Na4 $18) 25... Ke7 (25... Nc5 $16 26. Qd2 Qh5) 26. Qe2 Rbf8 27. Qxg4 (27. Rxf8 $16 Nxf8 28. Na4) 27... Qh6 28. Nd1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Rf6 (28... Rxf2 $14 29. Rxf2 Kd8) 29. Ne3 $16 { Threatens to win with Nf5+.} Kd8 (29... Rxf2 $16 30. Rxf2 Kd8) 30. Nf5 $18 Qg6 31. Rf3 Qh7 {[%csl Gh8][%cal Rh7h2] [#]} 32. R1f2 $1 Nc5 $2 {[#]} (32... Qh5 33. Qxh5 Rxh5 34. Rxb3 Rf7) 33. Ne7 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 78%, Black = 25%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Black "Motylev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2472"] [BlackElo "2660"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "186"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,186,0,0,0,3,0,12,0,10,9,12,-48,-45,-47,20,0,12,0,0,0,0,0,7,8,116,103, 74,59,62,55,57,49,54,56,130,130,178,162,177,159,150,153,148,155,215,117,128,32, 85,91,93,86,111,0,84,85,85,82,85,85,82,82,88,83,90,89,82,8,29,11,19,19,19,19, 19,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 8,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 b6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. O-O Bb7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 9. b3 { E14: Queen's Indian: Classical Variation (4 e3)} (9. Ne5 c5 10. f4 Nc6 11. Kh1 Ne4 12. Bb5 Rc8 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. dxc5 Nxe5 15. fxe5 Rxc5 16. Ba4 Rxe5 { 1/2-1/2 (36) Adly,A (2599)-Radjabov,T (2710) Doha 2016}) 9... a6 10. Bb2 Bd6 11. Ne5 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Nfd7 12. f4 f6 13. Ng4 b5 14. Qd3 Nb6 15. Rf3 b4 16. Nd1 N8d7 {1-0 (56) Fenoglio,V-Villegas,B Buenos Aires 1938}) 12. f4 c5 13. g4 (13. Na4 $11) 13... cxd4 $15 14. exd4 Bb4 ({Black should play} 14... Nc6 $15 15. g5 Ne4) 15. Rc1 Bxc3 16. Rxc3 Ne4 17. Rh3 f6 18. Nd3 Qe7 19. Nf2 Ng3 (19... b5 $1 $11) 20. Bd3 $16 Ne2+ 21. Bxe2 Qxe2 22. Qb1 g6 23. f5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} g5 24. Bc3 Qb5 (24... Qe7 $1 $14) 25. Re1 $1 { [%cal Re1e6]} Rxe1+ 26. Qxe1 {White threatens Qe6+ and mate.} Qd7 27. Re3 $1 { [%cal Re3e7]} Nc6 28. h4 $1 h6 {[#]} 29. Kg2 $1 Kg7 (29... Rf8 $16) 30. Nd3 ( 30. Re6 $18) 30... a5 31. Nb2 (31. Re6 $16) 31... Ba6 (31... Qc7 $14) 32. Na4 Qc7 33. Bd2 Rh8 34. Re8 (34. Rh3 $16 {Black must now prevent hxg5.} Qd8 35. hxg5 hxg5 36. Rxh8 Kxh8 37. Qe6 Nxd4 38. Qxb6 Qxb6 39. Nxb6) 34... Rf8 (34... Bd3 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 35. hxg5 hxg5 {[#]} 36. Rxf8 $1 Kxf8 37. Qe6 Qe7 38. Qxe7+ ({Don't play} 38. Nxb6 Qxe6 39. fxe6 Nxd4 $14) 38... Kxe7 39. Nxb6 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Kd6 40. Na4 Bd3 41. Nc5 (41. Bc1 $16) 41... Bb1 ( 41... Be2 {is more complex.} 42. Kg3 Nxd4 43. Nb7+ Kc7 44. Nxa5 Nf3) 42. a3 { With the idea Nb7+.} Bc2 {The position is equal.} 43. Bc3 Kc7 44. b4 axb4 45. Ne6+ Kd6 46. Bxb4+ Nxb4 47. axb4 $11 {Threatens to win with b5. KB-KN} Bd1 48. Kg3 Be2 49. Nc5 Kc6 50. Na4 Bd3 51. Kf3 Bc2 52. Nc3 {b5+ is the strong threat.} Bd3 53. Ke3 Bf1 54. Na4 $1 Bh3 55. Kf3 Bf1 $1 56. Nc5 Bc4 57. Ke3 Bf1 58. Ne6 Kd6 59. Ng7 Bb5 60. Nh5 Ke7 61. Ng3 Kd6 62. Kd2 Bc4 63. Kc3 Bb5 64. Kb3 Ke7 65. Kc2 Kd6 66. Kd2 Kd7 67. Nh5 Ke7 68. Ng7 Kd6 69. Ne6 Kd7 70. Nc5+ Kc6 71. Nb3 Kb6 72. Na1 Kc6 73. Nc2 Ba6 74. Ne3 Bb5 75. Nd1 Bf1 76. Nc3 Kd6 77. b5 Bc4 $1 78. Kc1 Kc7 79. Kc2 $1 Kb7 80. Kb1 Kc7 81. Ka1 Kb7 82. Kb2 {Hoping for Ka3.} Kb6 83. Kc1 {aiming for Kb2.} Kb7 84. Kc2 Kc7 85. Kb2 Kb6 86. Ka3 Ka5 87. Nd1 { And now Nc3 would win.} Kxb5 88. Ne3 Be2 89. Nxd5 Kc4 90. Nxf6 {Strongly threatening d5.} Kxd4 91. Nh7 Ke5 92. Nxg5 Bxg4 93. f6 Kxf6 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Bezgodov, Alexei"] [Black "Paravyan, David"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B96"] [WhiteElo "2460"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,68,-39,-36,12,5,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-38,-44,-45, -54,-36,-27,-154,-135,-343,-329,-347,-352,-333,-326,-286,-319,-392,-386,-407, -395]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. Qd2 Qxb2 10. Rb1 Qa3 11. e5 dxe5 {B97: Sicilian Najdorf: Poisoned Pawn} 12. fxe5 g5 13. exf6 gxh4 14. Be2 {LiveBook: 70 Games} e5 15. Nb3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Nd5 exd4 16. Nc7+ Kd8 17. Nxa8 Nd7 18. O-O Qc5 19. Bf3 {1/2-1/2 (38) Lampert,J (2472)-Ragger,M (2694) Karlsruhe 2016}) 15... Be6 16. Bf3 ({Much worse is} 16. Rd1 Nc6 $17) 16... Nc6 {aiming for ...Bb4.} 17. O-O Rd8 18. Nd5 Bxd5 19. Bxd5 Nb4 20. c4 {[#] Strongly threatening Qe3.} Nxd5 21. cxd5 Qb4 22. Qe3 Bd6 23. Kh1 Rg8 {[%cal Bh8g8,Bg8g4,Bg4g2][%mdl 32]} 24. Nd2 Qg4 {[%csl Gg8][%cal Rg4g2] [#]} 25. Rf2 {Hoping for Ne4.} (25. Rg1 $5 { [%cal Rd2e4]}) 25... Qd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4e3]} 26. Qf3 Rg4 27. Re1 Kf8 28. Qe2 (28. Re4 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Rxe4 29. Nxe4) 28... Bc5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 29. Rf5 $2 (29. Rd1 $17 {was called for.}) 29... h3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh3g2]} ({Not} 29... Rxd5 30. Rff1 $15) 30. Nf3 hxg2+ 31. Qxg2 Rxg2 32. Nxd4 Rxa2 ({Worse is} 32... Bxd4 33. Kxg2 Rxd5 34. Rc1 $11) 33. Nf3 {intending Rh5.} Rf2 34. Rexe5 Re8 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 90%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Black "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2433"] [BlackElo "2740"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "152"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,152,17,28,17,12,20,0,0,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,10,1,18,6,20,9,39,43,45,39,52, 54,58,34,41,39,44,46,47,29,84,89,75,69,197,211,185,139,132,135,138,149,141,93, 96,91,85,97,93,83,151,149,143,144,155,155,154,154,147,143,183,186,180,180,180, 178,173,159,285,289,283,204,219,191,191,190,185,191,186,183,175,173,186,185, 231,219,212,194,220,220,231,195,275,163,177,170,197,205,200,190,212,213,195, 131,220,220,220,219,220,219,219,203,219,184,178,148,148,0,108,108,156,156,156, 47,74,22,30,22,32,32,33,30,34]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nb6 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} (6... Nf6 7. h3 Bc5 8. Be2 Be6 9. O-O Qe7 10. Na4 Bd4 11. Be3 Rd8 12. Qc1 Qb4 13. Qc2 O-O 14. a3 {1/2-1/2 (50) Alekseev,E (2700)-Caruana,F (2680) Dagomys 2010}) 7. Be3 Bg4 8. Be2 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. a3 Nd4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11... Nd7 12. b4 Bd6 13. g3 a5 14. b5 {0-1 (37) Barannikov,V (2071)-Moiseenko,V (2307) Anapa 2010}) 12. Bg4 c6 13. Ne2 Nxe2+ 14. Qxe2 Bg5 15. Bc5 Re8 16. Rfd1 Qc7 17. g3 Rad8 18. h4 Be7 19. Be3 Nd7 20. Rac1 Nf6 21. Bh3 ({Avoid the trap} 21. Bxa7 $2 Nxg4 22. Qxg4 b6 $19) 21... Bd6 22. Qc2 Ra8 23. Kg2 h6 24. Re1 a5 25. Rcd1 a4 (25... c5 $11) 26. d4 $16 exd4 27. Bxd4 Nh7 ( 27... Be5 $14) 28. f4 $18 c5 29. Bf2 Nf8 30. e5 Be7 31. Kh2 b5 32. Rd5 Rad8 33. Red1 Rxd5 34. Rxd5 Rd8 35. Qd1 c4 ({Better is} 35... Ne6) 36. Rxd8 $16 Bxd8 37. Qd5 Be7 38. Qxb5 {Black must now prevent Bd4.} c3 39. bxc3 Qxc3 40. Qxa4 Qb2 41. Qd4 Qxa3 42. f5 Qf3 43. Bg4 Qc6 44. Bd1 Qc8 (44... g6 $16 45. e6 fxe6 46. fxg6 (46. f6 Bd6 $18) 46... Nxg6) 45. Qe4 $18 Qc3 46. Kh3 Qd2 47. Qd4 Qa2 48. Bf3 Qb1 49. Be4 Qf1+ 50. Bg2 Qe2 51. Qe3 Qc4 52. Qe4 Qa2 53. Bd4 Qc4 54. Be3 Qc8 55. Kh2 Qc3 56. Bf4 Qc8 (56... Qb4 $142 57. Kh3 Qb5) 57. Qb7 (57. Bf1 $142) 57... Qxb7 58. Bxb7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} Nd7 59. Bc6 Nc5 60. Bb5 Kf8 61. Kg2 Nb3 62. f6 (62. Be3 $18) 62... gxf6 (62... Bb4 $16 {might work better.} 63. Kh3 Nd4) 63. Bxh6+ Kg8 64. exf6 Bxf6 65. Bc4 Nd4 {and the idea ...Nf5 leaves Black hopeful.} 66. Bc1 Kg7 67. Kh3 Nf3 68. Be3 Bd4 69. Bc1 ({White should play} 69. Bxd4+ $16 Nxd4 70. Kg4) 69... Ne5 (69... Bf6 $1 $11 {remains equal.} 70. Bd3 Bc3) 70. Be2 $16 f6 71. g4 Bf2 72. g5 (72. Bd2 $16) 72... fxg5 $14 73. hxg5 (73. Bxg5 $16 {aiming for h5.} Kg6 74. Bc1) 73... Bd4 74. Bf4 Nf7 75. Kg4 Nxg5 76. Kxg5 Bc3 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Black "Lysyj, Igor"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2630"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "162"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,162,-12,-4,-3,-17,-10,-21,-22,-5,-11,-8,-8,-19,-19,-32,-25,-21,-28, -39,-31,-41,-39,-42,-8,-16,-5,-22,0,0,0,-4,7,0,0,-9,-9,-14,-10,-10,-10,-10,-11, -16,-9,-18,-12,-16,-10,-10,-17,-20,-8,-2,-10,-14,-15,-34,-30,-65,-65,-74,-73, -59,-55,-97,-66,-71,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-35,-33,-33,0,-95,0, -33,0,-95,-95,-95,-95,-95,-95,-95,-95,-95,-95,-76,-32,-32,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -23,-20,-21,-21,-3422,-5073,-3614,-3116,-2749,-2525,-2359,-2276,-2304,-1800, -29975,-29977,-29977,-29977,-29968,-54,-54,-8,-29974,-29973,-29983,-8,-8,-8, -29978,-29977,-29985,-29986,-29985,-29987,-29991,-29992,-29992,-29993]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e3 a6 6. a4 c5 7. Bxc4 Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Rd1 Qc7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Bd2 {LiveBook: 12 Games. D27: Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical main line: 7 e4!? and 7 a4} Bd7 (12... b6 13. Bd3 Bb7 14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. Bxe4 Qe7 16. Rac1 Rfd8 17. Bc3 Nb4 18. Bxb7 Qxb7 19. Bxb4 Bxb4 20. Ne5 Rxd1+ 21. Qxd1 Rc8 22. g3 Be7 23. Rxc8+ Qxc8 24. Qf3 Bf6 25. Nc6 Qd7 26. b4 h6 27. b5 axb5 28. axb5 Qd3 {1/2-1/2 (28) Keymer,V (2403)-Korobov,A (2664) Karlsruhe 2018}) 13. Bd3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rac1 Rac8 14. h3 Ne5 15. Ba2 Nxf3+ 16. Qxf3 Bc6 17. Qe2 Qe5 18. Bb1 Rfd8 19. Kh1 Qg5 {0-1 (49) Jansson,A (2215)-Netzer,J (2404) Stockholm 2007}) 13... Be7 14. Ne4 {The position is equal.} Nd5 15. Be1 Rfd8 16. Rac1 Be8 17. Nc3 Ndb4 18. Bb1 Rxd1 19. Rxd1 Rd8 (19... Rc8 {keeps more tension.} 20. b3 Ne5 21. Nd4 g6 22. Na2 Nd5) 20. Rxd8 Qxd8 21. Qc4 g6 22. h3 Bf8 23. Ne4 Nd5 24. Qb3 Qe7 25. Bd3 Bg7 26. Bc4 Nf6 27. Nxf6+ Bxf6 28. Bc3 Bxc3 29. Qxc3 Qb4 30. Qxb4 Nxb4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 31. b3 Kf8 32. Kf1 Ke7 33. g4 h6 34. h4 Kd6 35. Ke2 Bc6 { White must now prevent ...b5.} 36. Nd4 g5 37. hxg5 hxg5 38. Kd2 Bd7 39. f4 e5 40. Ne2 exf4 41. exf4 f6 $1 42. f5 b5 43. axb5 axb5 44. Bf7 $1 Nc6 45. Nc3 Ne5 46. Ne4+ Ke7 47. Bh5 Bc6 48. Ke3 b4 49. Nc5 $1 Bd5 50. Na6 $1 Nc6 51. Nc5 (51. Be8 $1 $11) 51... Ne5 (51... Nb8 $17) 52. Na6 $1 $15 Nc6 (52... Bxb3 $15 53. Nxb4 Bc4) 53. Nc5 $17 Kd6 54. Nb7+ Kd7 $1 55. Nc5+ Ke7 $1 56. Kd3 Kd6 57. Nb7+ Kc7 58. Nc5 Ne5+ 59. Ke3 $1 Kb6 60. Kd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4d5]} Bf3 61. Ne6 $1 Bxg4 62. Bxg4 Nxg4 $11 {KN-KN} 63. Ng7 Kc6 {...Nh6 is the strong threat.} 64. Nh5 Kd6 65. Kc4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (65. Ng3 $11) 65... Ke5 $1 $19 66. Kxb4 Ne3 67. Kc3 Nxf5 68. Kd3 Nd6 69. b4 f5 {[%cal Bf6f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 70. Ke3 g4 71. Kf2 f4 72. Kg2 Ne4 $2 (72... Kf5 73. Kh2 Nb5 74. Ng7+ Kf6 75. Nh5+ Kg5 76. Ng7 Nc7 77. b5 Nxb5 78. Ne6+ Kf5 79. Ng7+ Kf6 80. Ne8+ Kf7 81. Ng7 Kxg7 82. Kg1 Nd6 83. Kf2 Ne4+ 84. Ke2 f3+ 85. Ke3 f2 86. Kf4 g3 87. Kf3 f1=Q+ 88. Ke3 g2 89. Kxe4 g1=Q 90. Kd5 Qf5+ 91. Kc6 Qgc5+ 92. Kb7 Qfc8#) 73. b5 $15 f3+ 74. Kh2 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (74. Kg1 $11) 74... Kd6 75. Ng7 {[#]} Kc5 $2 (75... g3+ $1 {mates} 76. Kg1 Ke5 77. Nh5 g2 78. b6 Nc3 79. Kf2 Ne2 80. Kxf3 g1=Q 81. Kxe2 Qg6 82. Kd2 Qxh5 83. Kc3 Qg4 84. b7 Qf3+ 85. Kb4 Qxb7+ 86. Kc4 Qf3 87. Kc5 Qd5+ 88. Kb4 Kd4 89. Ka3 Kc3 90. Ka4 Qh5 91. Ka3 Qa5#) 76. Nf5 $1 $11 Kxb5 77. Kg1 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (77. Ne3 $11) 77... Kc5 {Black mates.} 78. Ne3 g3 79. Nf5 Kd5 80. Nh4 {[#]} f2+ $1 81. Kg2 Nd2 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 61%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Black "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2418"] [BlackElo "2566"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "136"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,136,17,27,-25,-21,-52,10,14,32,19,24,0,0,0,0,-11,0,-34,-28,-33,-11, -83,0,0,0,-94,-60,-60,-60,-59,-59,-59,-52,-60,-58,-60,-60,-53,-52,-75,-52,-53, -55,-78,-68,-64,-58,-68,-61,-65,-61,-61,-52,-161,-148,-162,-135,-119,-61,-82, -82,-198,-198,-264,-264,-264,-264,-264,-264,-264,-420,-311,-264,-264,-256, -1001,-437,-437,-437,-1308,-1287,-1244,-1244,-1244,0,-1177,-999,-1162,-1091, -1084,-1053,-547,0,-500,-112,-112,-127,-120,-166,-7441,-6168,-6079,-3089, -29973,-29974,-29974,-29975,-29975,-29976,-29977,-29977,-29977,-29978,-29978, -29979,-29978,-29979]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 c5 6. Nc3 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8. O-O Qa5 9. e3 d6 {A39: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6 6 0-0 0-0 7 d4} 10. Qe2 Bg4 11. f3 Bd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 12. Nc2 $146 (12. Rd1 $142) ({Predecessor:} 12. Rd1 Rac8 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Bd2 Qa6 15. e4 Be6 16. b3 d5 17. cxd5 Qxe2 18. Nxe2 cxd5 { 1/2-1/2 (66) Laznicka,V (2679)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2762) Dubai 2014}) 12... Be6 $11 13. Bd2 Qc5 (13... Qa6 $15 14. b3 d5) 14. b3 d5 {[%cal Rd5c4]} 15. Na4 Qd6 16. c5 Qc7 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. Rac1 Rad8 19. Nc3 a6 20. Rfd1 Rfe8 21. a4 (21. Na4 $11) 21... Nxd4 ({Better is} 21... Nb8 $17) 22. exd4 e5 23. dxe5 (23. Qf2 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 23... Rxe5 24. Bf4 Qxc5+ 25. Qf2 Qxf2+ 26. Kxf2 Ree8 27. Nxd5 Nxd5 28. Rxd5 Be6 29. Rxd8 Rxd8 30. Rc7 Bd4+ 31. Be3 Bxb3 32. a5 Bxe3+ 33. Kxe3 $17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Bd5 34. Bh3 Re8+ 35. Kf2 $1 Kf8 36. f4 Re7 37. Rxe7 ({White should play} 37. Rc8+ $15 Kg7 38. Bg4) 37... Kxe7 $15 { KB-KB} 38. Ke3 Kd6 39. Kd4 f6 (39... Kc6 $17 40. Bf1 f6) 40. Bf1 Kc6 41. h4 ( 41. Be2 $17) 41... Bf3 $1 $19 42. Ke3 (42. Bc4 $142) 42... Bg4 43. Kd4 b6 $1 44. axb6 Kxb6 45. Bc4 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} 46. Bg8 h6 47. Bf7 Kb5 48. Bxg6 $2 {[#]} (48. Kc3 g5 49. fxg5 fxg5 50. Be8+ Kc5 51. Ba4) 48... Kb4 $1 49. Bf7 a4 50. Kd3 a3 51. Kd2 Bf3 52. Be6 Bg4 53. Bf7 $1 Bd7 54. Ba2 h5 55. Bf7 {[#]} Be8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 56. Be6 {[#]} (56. Bxe8 a2) 56... Bd7 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 57. Bf7 {If only White now had time for Kc2....} (57. Bxd7 a2) 57... Ba4 $2 (57... Bf5 $19 {is more deadly.} 58. Ba2 Be4) 58. Kc1 $17 {[#]} Kc3 $1 {( -> ...Bb3)} 59. Kb1 Bd1 {Strongly threatening ...Kd2.} 60. Be6 $2 ( 60. Ka2) 60... Kd4 61. Ka2 Ke3 62. g4 hxg4 {Black mates.} 63. h5 Kxf4 64. h6 Bc2 65. Kxa3 Kg5 66. Kb2 Bh7 67. Kc3 f5 68. Kd4 Kxh6 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 73%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Saveliev, Alexei"] [Black "Oparin, Grigoriy"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2584"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "70"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,70,0,0,0,0,-11,40,33,43,43,43,46,46,45,44,40,40,41,147,136,328,322, 418,341,407,384,429,370,354,241,375,253,370,361,387,209,195,186,183,14,12,-19, 0,-29985,-29986,-29986,-29987,-29987,-29988]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Bc4 Be7 5. d3 d6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Ng5 O-O 8. f4 Bg4 {B30: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5, lines without ...g6} 9. Qe1 exf4 10. Bxf4 Nd4 11. Qf2 h6 12. Nf3 Nxf3+ $1 { LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. gxf3 Bh3 $1 14. Rfe1 (14. Kh1 Nh5 15. Be3 Bh4 16. Qe2 Bxf1 17. Qxf1 {0-1 (51) Vachier Lagrave,M (2804)-Yu,Y (2729) Doha 2016}) 14... Kh7 $146 (14... Nh5 $11 15. Bg3 Bf6) ({Predecessor:} 14... Qd7 15. Kh1 Nh5 16. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (41) Cuevas,A (2227)-Di Benedetto,G (2312) Villa Martelli 2008}) 15. Bg3 Nh5 16. Nd5 f5 {White must now prevent ...f4.} 17. f4 Bf6 18. c3 g5 19. Qf3 {e5 is the strong threat.} Bg4 20. Qg2 Bg7 {[#]} (20... b5 $14 21. Bxb5 gxf4 22. Nxf4 (22. Bxf4 Rg8 $11) 22... Nxf4 23. Bxf4 Bg5 24. Bxg5 Qxg5) 21. exf5 $1 $16 {aiming for Re7.} Bxf5 $2 (21... gxf4 $16 {keeps fighting.} 22. Bxf4 (22. Nxf4 Nxf4 23. Bxf4 Bxf5 $16) 22... Nxf4 23. Qxg4 (23. Nxf4 Bxf5 24. Ne6 Bxe6 $16) 23... Qg5 24. Qxg5 hxg5 25. Nxf4 gxf4) 22. Re7 $18 b5 23. Bxb5 Rb8 24. Bc4 Re8 25. Rae1 Rxe7 26. Rxe7 {And now fxg5 would win.} gxf4 (26... Kh8 $142 27. Qe2 (27. Rxa7 gxf4 28. Bxf4 Qh4 $16) 27... Nxf4 28. Bxf4 gxf4 29. Nxf4 a6) 27. Bxf4 Bg6 (27... Kh8 $142 28. Bc1 (28. Rxa7 Qh4 $18) 28... Be5 29. Bxh6 Qg8 30. Qxg8+ (30. Rxa7 Qxg2+ 31. Kxg2 Rxb2+ 32. Kf3 Rxh2 $16) 30... Rxg8+ 31. Kf2 Bh3) 28. Bg3 Nxg3 29. Qxg3 (29. hxg3 $142 Kh8 30. Rxa7) 29... Qf8 30. Qxd6 Rxb2 {( -> ...Qf2+)} 31. Nf4 $2 (31. Qf4 $18 {White threatens Qxf8 and mate.} Bf5 32. Rxa7) 31... Rb6 $1 $11 {[%cal Rb6d6]} 32. Qc7 {Hoping for Bf7.} Qf6 33. Qd8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (33. Bb3 $11) 33... Qg5+ {Black mates.} 34. Ng2 Rb1+ 35. Kf2 Rb2+ {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 38%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2338"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,76,12,0,5,-11,4,-32,-26,-34,-9,-1,0,-66,-56,-67,-25,-16,-26,-49,-39, -60,-52,-72,-67,-62,-47,-43,-29,-55,-54,-56,-51,-57,-56,-59,-56,-60,-42,-59, -39,-111,-109,-132,-139,-192,-183,-188,-171,-156,-148,-279,-286,-1774,-1540, -1472,-1313]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Bf4 Ne4 10. Nc3 g5 {E08: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2 } 11. Be3 (11. Bc1 f5 12. b3 b6 13. Bb2 Bb7 14. Rad1 Qe8 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Nxc3 17. Qxc3 Rc8 18. e3 {1-0 (75) Le,Q (2739)-Nakamura,H (2792) Saint Louis 2017}) 11... Nd6 {[%cal Be4d6,Bd6f5,Bf5e3][%mdl 32]} 12. cxd5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} exd5 {The position is equal.} 13. Rad1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Qc1 h6 14. h4 f6 15. Na4 Nb6 16. Nc5 Nbc4 17. b3 Nxe3 18. Qxe3 {1/2-1/2 (51) Kezin,R (2439)-Vakhlamov,I (2405) Moscow 2017}) 13... Nb6 14. Qc1 {[%cal Rf3g5]} (14. Ne1 {keeps more tension.} f5 15. Nd3 Bf6 16. b3 a5 17. Nc5) 14... f6 15. b3 a5 16. Ne1 Nf5 17. Nc2 ({White should play} 17. Bd2 $11) 17... Nxe3 $15 18. Qxe3 Bf5 19. Qd2 Bb4 20. Rfe1 Bxc2 21. Qxc2 f5 $1 22. Rd3 Nc8 23. Rf1 Bxc3 24. Rxc3 Nd6 25. Rc5 h5 {[%cal Bh7h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} 26. a3 Qf6 27. e3 h4 28. b4 axb4 29. axb4 Rad8 30. Qd3 Qe6 31. Rfc1 (31. gxh4 $15 gxh4 32. Kh1) 31... Rd7 $17 32. Bf3 hxg3 33. hxg3 {[#]} (33. fxg3 $17 Re8 34. Re1) 33... f4 $1 $19 { [%cal Rf4g3]} 34. exf4 gxf4 35. g4 Rg7 36. R5c2 (36. Kf1 $17) 36... Rxg4+ 37. Bxg4 $2 {[#]} (37. Kf1 Rh4 38. Re2) 37... Qxg4+ 38. Kh2 Rf5 {Precision: White = 22%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Yumakhuzhin, Vadim"] [Black "Golubov, Saveliy"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2184"] [BlackElo "2491"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "163"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,163,0,14,16,16,10,10,13,150,150,151,162,238,160,340,344,339,303,281, 200,183,150,146,156,156,144,254,254,296,305,292,297,271,273,266,273,274,270, 252,270,250,209,208,143,143,145,146,137,153,132,139,119,133,133,183,145,136,37, 139,91,89,78,81,28,66,0,93,0,66,44,49,41,42,64,66,66,214,127,208,196,189,164, 258,258,258,258,256,243,293,262,411,377,481,477,476,457,466,372,274,0,443,421, 472,472,450,439,439,425,425,425,563,552,536,530,493,496,610,593,575,547,627, 637,894,613,550,518,29970,29969,12725,706,29977,29978,29978,0,1191,0,29978, 29979,29978,29979,29979,29980,29980,29981]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 e6 6. Nbd2 cxd4 7. exd4 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2.. .Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} Nh5 8. Be3 Bd6 9. Ne5 g6 10. g4 Ng7 11. h4 Nxe5 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. dxe5 Bxe5 13. Nf3 {[#] Black must now prevent Bb5+.} Bd6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Bf6 14. h5 O-O {1/2-1/2 (30) Kamsky,G (2659) -Nakamura,H (2793) Saint Louis 2017}) 14. h5 O-O (14... gxh5 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} 15. Qd4 f6) 15. hxg6 $1 $16 hxg6 16. Ng5 d4 (16... Bd7 $142) 17. Nh7 ({And not} 17. cxd4 Bb4+ 18. Ke2 Bd7 $11) (17. Bxd4 Qxg5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 $15) 17... e5 $2 (17... dxe3 $16 18. Qxd6 Re8) 18. Bg5 $18 ({Weaker is} 18. cxd4 Bb4+ 19. Bd2 Bxd2+ 20. Qxd2 Bxg4 $16) 18... f6 19. Nxf8 Qxf8 20. Bc4+ Be6 21. Bxe6+ Nxe6 22. Qb3 Qf7 23. Bd2 Rf8 (23... dxc3 $16 24. Bxc3 Bc5) 24. cxd4 $1 Nxd4 25. Qh3 $1 {[%csl Gh1][%cal Rh3h8]} Qc7 {Black wants to play ...Nc2+.} 26. Rc1 Qd7 27. Qh8+ Kf7 28. Qh7+ Ke6 {( -> ...Qb5)} 29. Qxd7+ ({Not} 29. Qxg6 Qb5 $14) 29... Kxd7 30. Rh7+ Ke6 31. Be3 Rb8 32. Kd2 Bb4+ 33. Kd3 Nc6 34. Rch1 Rd8+ 35. Kc2 Be7 36. Rh8 Rd7 37. a3 b5 38. R8h6 b4 39. Rd1 ({White should try} 39. a4 $16) 39... Rb7 (39... Rxd1 $14 40. Kxd1 bxa3 41. bxa3 Bf8) 40. axb4 Nxb4+ 41. Kb1 Nd5 42. Ka2 (42. Rc1 $16) 42... Nb4+ 43. Kb1 Nd5 44. Ka2 Nb4+ 45. Ka1 $1 Nc2+ 46. Kb1 Nxe3 47. fxe3 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} g5 48. e4 Rb3 ( 48... Rb4 $14) 49. Rhh1 (49. Rh8 $18) 49... Re3 {[#]} (49... Rb4 $16 {was called for.}) 50. Rde1 $1 $18 {[%cal Re1e3]} Rg3 51. Rhg1 Rb3 {[#]} (51... Rf3 $142) 52. Rc1 $1 Rb6 53. Rc4 Bd6 54. Kc2 a5 55. Rd1 Bb4 (55... Ra6 {might work better.} 56. b3 Rb6) 56. Rd8 Ke7 57. Rdc8 Kd7 58. R4c7+ Kd6 59. Rf7 Ke6 60. Rfc7 $2 (60. Rh7) 60... Kd6 $1 61. Kd1 a4 62. Ra7 Bc5 63. Rxa4 Rxb2 64. Ra6+ Bb6 65. Rf8 Rb4 66. Rxf6+ Kc7 67. Rg6 Kb7 68. Ra3 Bg1 69. Rf3 Bb6 70. Rxg5 Rd4+ 71. Kc2 Rxe4 72. Rb3 Rc4+ 73. Kb1 Ka7 (73... Rc6 $18 74. Rxe5 Kc7) 74. Rg7+ Bc7 75. Kb2 (75. g5 $142 Rc6 76. g6) 75... Ka8 76. Rc3 Rb4+ 77. Rb3 (77. Kc2 $142 Bd8 78. Rc8+ Rb8 79. Rxb8+ Kxb8 80. g5 e4 81. g6 Bf6 82. Rf7) 77... Rc4 $1 78. Rc3 (78. g5 $18 Bd6 79. Rd7) 78... Rb4+ $1 79. Kc2 {White mates.} Bd6 80. Rc8+ Bb8 81. Rgg8 Ka7 {[#]} 82. Rxb8 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 60%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B56"] [WhiteElo "2142"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,64,-39,-43,-25,-51,-59,-80,-83,-85,-78,-139,-143,-156,-155,-202,-192, -200,-204,-234,-232,-199,-207,-230,-238,-226,-220,-224,-218,-188,-120,-111, -109,-808,-806,-782,-764,-756,-744,-719,-696,-520,-460]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bd7 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O h6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. f4 Nc6 11. g3 Nxd4 12. Qxd4 Qxd4 13. Rxd4 g5 {B67: Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer: 7. ..a6 8 0-0-0 Bd7, lines without 9 f4 Be7} 14. Bh3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Be2 Bc6 15. Bh5 Rd8 16. Rf1 Bg7 17. e5 dxe5 18. Rxd8+ Kxd8 19. fxg5 hxg5 20. Rxf7 Rxh5 21. Rxg7 {0-1 (40) Crouan,S (2221)-Abergel,T (2436) Sautron 2005}) 14... h5 15. f5 g4 {Black is better.} 16. Bg2 Bc6 17. h3 (17. Rd3 $142) 17... Ke7 $17 18. hxg4 Bh6+ 19. Kb1 Bg7 20. Rdd1 hxg4 21. fxe6 fxe6 22. Ne2 Be5 $1 23. Nf4 Bxf4 $1 24. gxf4 Rxh1 $1 25. Rxh1 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rf8 $1 26. Rf1 e5 ({Better is} 26... d5 $19 27. exd5 exd5 28. Re1+ Kf6) 27. f5 $17 Rh8 28. Rh1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (28. Rg1 $17) 28... Rxh1+ $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 29. Bxh1 Kf6 30. Kc1 {[#]} Kg5 $1 {[%cal Rg5f4]} 31. Kd2 Kf4 32. Ke2 {[#]} Kg3 $1 {Precision: White = 30%, Black = 98%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2760"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,80,12,18,33,30,14,22,11,11,14,18,18,19,20,15,13,17,11,22,18,11,7,11, 14,18,8,16,10,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,-8, 0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 e5 7. Nde2 b5 8. Ng3 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} Qc7 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 9. Bd3 g6 10. O-O {White has an edge. } Bg7 {The position is equal.} 11. Bd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Re1 O-O 13. Nf1 b4 14. Nb1 Bb7 15. Nbd2 d5 {0-1 (74) Motylev,A (2663)-Sarana,A (2457) Tallinn 2016}) 11... O-O 12. a4 b4 13. Na2 $1 a5 14. c3 bxc3 15. Nxc3 Be6 16. Rc1 {With the idea Nd5.} Nc6 17. Bb5 Qb7 18. Be3 Rfd8 19. Bxc6 Qxc6 20. Bg5 {[#] Threatens to win with Nd5.} Qb7 21. Qf3 Qe7 22. Rfd1 h6 23. Nd5 Bxd5 $1 24. Bxf6 $1 Qxf6 25. Qxf6 Bxf6 26. Rxd5 Rdb8 27. Rxd6 Bg5 28. Rb1 Rb4 29. b3 Rab8 30. Rd5 Rxa4 31. bxa4 ({Of course not} 31. Rxe5 Ra2 $17) 31... Rxb1+ $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 32. Nf1 $1 Rb4 33. Rxa5 Rxe4 34. Rb5 Rxa4 35. Rxe5 Bf6 36. Re2 Kg7 37. g3 h5 38. h4 Ra5 39. Kg2 Re5 40. Rxe5 Bxe5 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 83%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Maletin, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,89,-12,-4,-20,-12,-9,-2,-10,2,-26,-20,-30,-23,-45,-23,-24,-22,-23, -22,-25,10,0,0,-14,0,-62,29,23,28,26,22,11,44,16,29,12,28,24,52,49,72,64,72,80, 97,66,64,58,58,58,71,59,72,72,75,68,72,68,67,35,45,35,38,19,35,0,17,0,0,0,0,0] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 b6 5. Nc3 Bb7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5+ c6 8. Bd3 Bd6 9. O-O {E14: Queen's Indian: Classical Variation (4 e3)} O-O 10. b3 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 9 Games} 11. Qe2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bb2 Re8 12. Qc2 g6 13. Rfe1 Rc8 14. Rad1 Bb8 15. Qb1 a6 16. h3 c5 17. dxc5 bxc5 {0-1 (32) Xu,Y (2516)-Wang,Y (2737) Shenzhen 2016}) 11... Qe7 12. Bb2 a6 13. Nd2 c5 14. a3 Rfe8 15. Nf3 Ne4 16. Bc2 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 c4 18. Rfb1 b5 19. Qe1 cxb3 20. Rxb3 Nb6 21. Qb1 h6 22. a4 (22. Bh7+ $11 Kh8 23. Bd3) 22... Bc6 ({Black should try} 22... Nxa4 $15 23. Rxa4 bxa4 24. Rxb7 Rab8 25. Rxb8 (25. Rxe7 Rxb1+ 26. Bxb1 Rxe7 $17) 25... Rxb8) 23. axb5 $11 axb5 24. Ne5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Bxe5 25. dxe5 Nc4 26. Bh7+ Kh8 {[#] White must now prevent ... Rxa1.} 27. Bd3 Nxe5 28. Bxb5 Rac8 {next ...Bxb5 is good for Black.} 29. Bf1 Nc4 30. Qf5 Qe6 31. Qf4 Ra8 32. Rc1 f6 33. Bd4 Rec8 34. Be2 {Hoping for Bg4.} Ne5 { [#] ...Bb5 is the strong threat.} 35. Rb6 Qe8 36. h3 Rab8 37. Rxb8 Rxb8 38. Qg3 Rc8 39. f4 Nc4 $1 40. Bd3 Nd6 {[%cal Bc4d6,Bd6e4,Be4g3][%mdl 32]} 41. Bg6 Ne4 42. Qg4 Bd7 {The position is equal.} 43. Rxc8 Qxc8 44. Qh5 Ng3 45. Qxd5 { Precision: White = 49%, Black = 36%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Dubov, Daniil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B26"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2696"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,69,0,-8,0,44,48,49,27,22,29,40,18,25,0,8,0,112,124,122,127,84,100, 106,116,116,112,116,124,146,70,200,106,227,173,227,222,316,323,391,383,406,416, 428,352,731,655,764,769,731,723,2066,1878]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nh3 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. f4 exf4 10. Nxf4 b5 {LiveBook: 5 Games. B25: Closed Sicilian: 3 g3, lines without early Be3} 11. a3 b4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11... a5 12. Nxb5 Bxb2 13. Rb1 Bg7 14. a4 Ne5 15. h3 Rb8 16. g4 Bb7 17. Qd2 Bc6 18. c4 {1/2-1/2 (35) Larino Nieto,D (2495)-Iturrizaga Bonelli, E (2664) Leiria 2017}) 12. axb4 cxb4 {White is slightly better.} 13. Ncd5 Bxb2 14. d4 Bxa1 15. Nf6+ Kh8 ({Much less strong is} 15... Kg7 16. Qxa1 Qa5 17. Qd1 $15) 16. Qxa1 Qa5 17. Qd1 $1 Ng8 (17... Rb8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 18. N4d5 $16 Be6 19. Nxg8 $1 Rxg8 20. Bg5 $1 Rg7 21. Bf6 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Rag8 22. Ne3 $1 Qb6 23. Qd2 $1 Na5 24. h4 (24. Rb1 $1 $16) 24... b3 (24... Nc4 $14 25. Nxc4 Bxc4) 25. Rb1 ({Only move:} 25. cxb3 $1 $18 { Black must now prevent Kh2.} Nxb3 26. Qd3) 25... b2 (25... Nc4 $16 26. Nxc4 Bxc4) 26. c4 $18 Rb8 {[#]} (26... Nxc4 $142 27. Nxc4 Bxc4) 27. Kh2 $1 {aiming for d5.} Qb4 {[#]} (27... Nxc4 {was necessary.} 28. Nxc4 Bxc4) 28. Qf2 $1 Nxc4 29. Nxc4 Bxc4 30. d5 Qb6 31. Rxb2 Bb3 $2 (31... Bb5 32. Bd4 Qb7 33. Bxa7 f5 34. Bxb8 Qxb8 35. exf5 Kg8) 32. Qe1 {White is clearly winning.} Qb4 33. Qa1 Rbg8 34. Qxa7 Qc4 35. Qxf7 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Black "Palachev, Petr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C03"] [WhiteElo "2691"] [BlackElo "2402"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,89,16,25,0,0,0,0,0,21,0,47,43,47,39,37,24,76,45,71,37,69,33,39,0,36, 18,33,35,52,50,57,57,54,51,43,35,33,33,64,36,39,36,39,31,31,31,48,47,52,20,22, 18,14,23,25,27,22,26,25,29,21,10,8,8,62,31,281,79,427,419,419,369,666,677,577, 654,1204,1127]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Be7 4. e5 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Bd3 {C03: French Tarrasch: Unusual Black 3rd moves} (6. Ndf3 cxd4 7. cxd4 f6 8. Bd3 Qb6 9. Ne2 Nh6 10. Bxh6 gxh6 11. O-O Bd7 12. Qd2 O-O-O 13. Qxh6 fxe5 14. dxe5 {1-0 (32) Mamedov,R (2709)-Christiansen,J (2495) Riadh 2017}) 6... Bd7 7. Ne2 f6 {LiveBook: 10 Games} 8. exf6 {White has an edge.} Nxf6 9. Nf3 O-O 10. O-O cxd4 11. Nexd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. cxd4 Bd6 12. Bd2 Ng4 13. Ng3 e5 {1-0 (43) Uuriintuya,U (2228)-Zhylkaidarova,S (2162) Baku 2016}) 11... Nxd4 12. cxd4 Qb6 13. Qe2 a6 14. a4 Bb4 (14... Bd6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 15. Bd2 a5 16. Rfe1 Kh8 17. Bxb4 Qxb4 18. h3 Rac8 (18... Bxa4 { is more complex.} 19. Ng5 h6 20. Nf3 Be8 21. Qe3 Ne4) 19. Qd2 Qxd2 20. Nxd2 g6 21. Nb3 b6 22. Nd2 Kg7 23. Nf3 Kf7 24. Ra3 Ke7 25. Ne5 Kd6 26. f3 Rc7 27. Kf2 Rb8 28. Rb1 Be8 29. b4 {[#] Hoping for bxa5.} axb4 30. Rxb4 Nd7 31. Nxd7 (31. f4 {feels hotter.} Nxe5 32. fxe5+ Ke7 33. Bb5 Bd7 34. Kg3) 31... Bxd7 32. Ke3 Ra7 33. h4 Ke7 34. g4 Rba8 35. Rxb6 Rxa4 36. Rab3 Ra3 37. g5 Rxb3 38. Rxb3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rg8 (38... Ra2 $11) 39. Rb6 Rg7 $2 ({Better is} 39... Ra8 $14) 40. Rb8 $2 (40. Bb5 $18 {Black must now prevent Bxd7.} Bc8 41. Rb8) 40... Be8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (40... Ba4 $16 {is tougher.}) 41. Bb5 $1 $18 Bxb5 42. Rxb5 Rg8 $2 (42... Kd6 43. Rb6+ Kc7 44. Rxe6 Kc8) 43. Rb7+ { White is clearly winning.} Kd6 44. Rxh7 Rf8 45. Rg7 {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 35%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E16"] [WhiteElo "2686"] [BlackElo "2670"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,48,26,27,36,36,28,28,32,27,31,31,34,34,37,28,30,23,20,17,31,21,30,0, 12,0,0,0,22,0,0,0,17]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. Qc2 {E16: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} (9. Rd1 Nbd7 10. Qc2 Qe7 11. Nc3 c5 12. d5 exd5 13. Nh4 g6 14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Bxd5 Bxd5 16. Rxd5 Nf6 {1/2-1/2 (32) Santos Latasa,J (2565)-Iturrizaga Bonelli,E (2671) Dubai 2017}) 9... c5 10. Rd1 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qe7 11. Nc3 { White is slightly better.} Nc6 12. e3 {[%cal Be2e3,Be3e4][%mdl 32]} cxd4 $146 ( {Predecessor:} 12... Rac8 13. d5 exd5 14. cxd5 Nb4 15. Qb3 a5 16. Nd2 Ba6 17. Bf1 Bxf1 18. Rxf1 {1/2-1/2 (28) Pantsulaia,L (2465)-Quparadze,G (2227) Nakhchivan 2003}) 13. Nxd4 Rac8 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. e4 Rfd8 16. Qd3 Qc7 17. Rd2 Be8 18. Rad1 Ng4 19. Qe2 Ne5 20. Bf1 Qc5 {The position is equal.} 21. Rd4 Nc6 22. R4d2 Ne5 23. Rd4 Nc6 24. R4d2 Ne5 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Black "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2547"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,69,27,21,37,32,37,35,52,50,66,61,70,62,58,60,80,76,70,62,76,70,57,57, 60,75,100,93,102,77,87,77,82,82,91,66,127,120,111,110,108,112,161,168,168,160, 157,156,702,680,1741,1677,1756,1683,1658,1658]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Qb3 Ra7 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} 7. Nh4 Bc8 8. Qc2 e6 9. Nf3 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Nbd7 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9... dxc4 10. Bxc4 c5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. e4 Nc6 13. O-O Nb4 14. Qe2 {1-0 (28) Vitiugov,N (2722)-Fedoseev,V (2718) St Petersburg 2017}) 10. b3 Bd6 11. Bd3 b5 12. O-O bxc4 13. bxc4 dxc4 14. Bxc4 c5 15. d5 exd5 16. Nxd5 Ne5 17. Nxf6+ Qxf6 18. Nxe5 $1 Bxe5 19. Rb1 O-O 20. Bd3 {[%cal Bc4d3,Bd3h7,Bh7e4] [%mdl 32]} Rc7 21. Bxh7+ Kh8 {Hoping for ...g6.} 22. Be4 Re8 23. h3 c4 24. Rd1 c3 25. Ba3 Bh2+ (25... Qe6 $14) 26. Kh1 $16 {And now Rd5 would win.} ({Much weaker is} 26. Kxh2 $6 Qe5+ 27. Kg1 Qxe4 $11) 26... Rxe4 27. Qxe4 $40 {[%mdl 128] White has strong attack.} c2 {aiming for ...Bf5.} 28. Kxh2 Bf5 29. Rb8+ Kh7 {[#]} 30. Qd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4f6]} cxd1=B 31. Qxd1 Bg6 $2 {[#]} (31... Rc8 $16 32. Bb2 Qg6 33. Rxc8 Bxc8) 32. Bb2 $1 $18 {[%cal Rb2f6] White is clearly winning.} Rc1 33. Qd5 Qe7 34. Qd4 {[%csl Gb2][%cal Rd4g7]} f5 35. Bxc1 { Precision: White = 100%, Black = 49%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Black "Natacheev, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "147"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,147,28,27,35,36,29,14,16,18,57,48,50,0,8,0,0,23,20,0,0,0,114,127,213, 208,195,247,240,246,243,235,232,170,323,321,511,512,488,398,502,418,342,202, 189,193,197,200,192,161,168,170,171,160,181,174,277,277,433,204,418,444,435, 148,148,148,466,475,510,506,431,192,204,163,256,256,260,259,237,251,278,283, 289,283,272,222,277,221,331,252,270,272,275,267,544,514,633,522,570,466,403, 292,289,210,254,241,1258,1437,1243,1189,954,574,896,396,345,352,1321,400,390,0, 6767,29954,5631,3231,29987,29988,29988,1256,29965,1151,6087,5403,2034,-129]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Qc7 5. O-O Nd4 6. Re1 a6 7. Bc4 {B30: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5, lines without ...g6} b5 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. Bxd5 {LiveBook: 3 Games. White has an edge.} Rb8 10. Nxd4 cxd4 11. d3 e6 12. Bb3 d6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12... Bd6 13. Qh5 Bb7 14. f4 Bxf4 15. Bxf4 Qxf4 {1/2-1/2 (49) Carlsen,M (2862)-Saric,I (2666) Wijk aan Zee 2015}) 13. f4 Be7 {[#]} 14. f5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} exf5 15. Qh5 O-O $1 16. exf5 Bf6 17. Bg5 {Bxf6 is the strong threat.} Qd8 $1 18. Bf4 Qd7 (18... a5 $11) 19. Re6 $1 $16 Rb6 (19... Bb7 $16) 20. Rae1 Kh8 21. Rxf6 $1 gxf6 22. Bd5 Re8 23. Rf1 Bb7 24. Bxf7 Re7 $2 (24... Re5 {is a better defense.} 25. Bxe5 dxe5) 25. Be6 $1 $18 {[%cal Re6d7]} Rxe6 ( 25... Rg7 $142 26. Rf2 (26. Bxd7 Rxg2+ 27. Kh1 Rg4+ 28. Bc6 Bxc6+ 29. Rf3 Bxf3# ) 26... Qd8) 26. fxe6 Qxe6 27. Bg3 Qd5 {[%csl Gb7][%cal Rd5g2]} 28. Qe8+ Kg7 { [%csl Gb7][%cal Rd5g2]} 29. Qe7+ $40 {[%mdl 128] White attacks with force.} ( 29. Qe2 $142) 29... Qf7 30. Qd8 (30. Bxd6 $6 Qxe7 31. Bxe7 Re6 $16) 30... Rc6 31. Bh4 ({And not} 31. Bxd6 Rxc2 32. Rf2 Rc8 $11) 31... d5 32. Bf2 Rxc2 33. Bxd4 {[%cal Rf1f6]} Rc6 34. h3 {Threatens to win with Re1.} h6 35. Rf3 Rc1+ ( 35... Bc8 $142 36. Re3 Be6) 36. Kh2 {[%cal Rf3f6]} Rc6 (36... Kh7 $142 37. Rxf6 Qc7+ 38. Qxc7+ Rxc7) 37. b4 (37. Re3 $142 Qc7+ 38. Rg3+ Kf7 39. Qg8+ Ke7 40. Kh1 Rc1+ 41. Bg1) 37... Re6 $2 (37... Bc8 38. Re3 Be6 39. Bxf6+ Qxf6 40. Rg3+ Kf7) 38. Qb8 Rc6 39. Qf4 $2 (39. Qg3+ $1 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Kh7 40. Qf4) 39... Bc8 $16 40. Qh4 Re6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (40... Bd7 $16 {is a better chance.} 41. a3 (41. Rg3+ Kh7 $16) 41... Be8) 41. Qg4+ $18 Qg6 42. Qf4 $1 { [%cal Rf4c7]} Qf7 {and the idea ...Rc6 leaves Black hopeful.} 43. Be3 (43. Rg3+ $142 Kh7 44. Qf5+ Kh8 45. Qf4) 43... f5 44. Qb8 Re8 (44... Qb7 $142 45. Qf4 Qf7 46. Bd4+ Kh7) 45. Rg3+ $1 Kh7 {[#]} 46. Bxh6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rg8 {Hoping for .. .Rxg3.} (46... Kxh6 47. Qf4+) 47. Bg5 Be6 48. Qf4 Qh5 49. d4 Rg7 50. h4 Qe8 51. Re3 Qd7 (51... Qg6 $142 52. a3 Bg8) 52. Re5 Rg8 53. Qf3 {White threatens Qh5+ and mate.} Qf7 54. Qa3 Rg6 $2 (54... Ra8 55. Qa5 f4) 55. Qe3 Qg8 56. Qe2 Qf7 57. Bf4 {Strongly threatening h5.} Qf6 58. Qh5+ Kg8 59. Re3 Qg7 60. g3 Kf7 $2 ( 60... Qf7 61. Be5 Rf6) 61. Rc3 Bd7 62. Rc7 Ke8 63. Qe2+ Kd8 64. Ra7 (64. Rb7 $142) 64... Rc6 65. Ra8+ Bc8 $2 (65... Rc8) 66. Bg5+ (66. Kh1 $142 {aiming for a3.} Qxd4 67. Bg5+ Rf6 68. Qc2 Qe4+ 69. Qxe4 fxe4 70. Bxf6+ Kd7 {[#]} 71. Rxc8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxc8 72. h5) 66... Kc7 {Threatening ...Kb7.} 67. Qe8 $2 ({ White should play} 67. Bh6 $18 Qf6 68. Bf4+ Kb7 69. Rb8+ Ka7 70. a3) 67... Kb7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (67... Rc2+ $11 68. Kh3 Kb7 69. Rxc8 Rxc8) 68. Rb8+ $1 Kxb8 69. Qxc6 Bb7 70. Bf4+ Ka7 71. Qc5+ Ka8 72. Qd6 (72. h5 $142 Qh8 73. Kg2 Qe8 74. Kf2 a5 75. h6 axb4 76. Qxb4 Ba6 77. h7) 72... Qg8 73. h5 Qe8 {[#]} 74. Qb8+ $1 {[%mdl 33280] Precision: White = 54%, Black = 39%. . Loss on Time!?} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Motylev, Alexander"] [Black "Iljin, Artem"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2660"] [BlackElo "2528"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,84,45,51,62,62,86,87,84,74,93,83,93,89,94,84,79,85,77,79,78,68,85,68, 173,86,79,82,78,64,50,33,30,28,85,74,78,81,69,46,43,47,35,45,45,41,47,46,43,51, 77,74,91,86,147,147,132,151,141,137,179,97,167,175,166,145,149,160,439,436,460, 454,544,544,778]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. c4 Be7 6. d4 Bg4 7. h3 {LiveBook: 9 Games. C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Bh5 8. Bd3 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. Nc3 c6 11. Re1 Nbd7 12. Bf4 Re8 13. g4 Bg6 14. Bxg6 hxg6 {1-0 (59) Wei,Y (2728)-Li,Y (2451) Beijing 2017}) 8. Bd3 Nf6 9. Nc3 {White is better.} c6 10. O-O Na6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Qb3 {Strongly threatening Rxe7!} Rb8 13. Bf4 {Threatens to win with c5!} Nc7 14. Qc2 Ne6 15. Bh2 Rc8 16. Qb3 Qa5 17. a3 Qh5 (17... Rfe8 $14) 18. Re3 (18. Qxb7 $18 {has better winning chances.} Rb8 19. Qa6 (19. Qxa7 Ra8 $17)) 18... b6 $16 19. Ne2 Qh6 20. Qa2 {aiming for d5.} Rfe8 21. b4 Bf8 22. Qd2 Ng5 (22... b5 $11 {remains equal.}) 23. Nxg5 Qxg5 24. Bf4 Qh4 25. Rxe8 Rxe8 26. Bg5 Ne4 27. Bxh4 Nxd2 28. Rd1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Ne4 29. f3 Nf6 30. g4 a5 31. bxa5 bxa5 {[#]} 32. Rb1 $1 Re3 (32... Bc8 $142) 33. Rb3 {Black must now prevent Bxh7+!} Re8 34. Kf2 Be7 {[#]} 35. Bg3 $1 Bc8 36. Nc3 (36. Rb6 $18) 36... Nd7 (36... d5 $16) 37. Ne4 $18 d5 38. cxd5 cxd5 39. Nd6 Rd8 $2 (39... a4 $16 {is a better defense.}) 40. Nxc8 {White is clearly winning.} Rxc8 41. Bf5 a4 42. Rb7 Kh8 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Lysyj, Igor"] [Black "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2630"] [BlackElo "2139"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,101,50,53,83,79,83,85,93,87,107,98,100,100,114,113,141,141,140,141, 148,148,144,141,137,136,126,129,135,130,164,161,173,191,178,178,243,243,369, 327,546,543,640,546,539,587,587,583,570,544,543,520,602,600,578,512,1469,1614, 1464,1292,2477,2212,3010,2300,5708,2510,12841,12841,12846,12846,12847,12847, 12847,12847,12848,12848,12850,12850,29998,29999]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 Bb7 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. b3 c5 7. Bb2 O-O 8. e3 d5 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 exd5 12. d4 Bf6 13. Qd2 {LiveBook: 14 Games. A14: English Opening: 1...e6 with b3 by White} (13. Re1 b5 14. Rb1 Qe7 15. dxc5 Bxb2 16. Rxb2 Qxc5 17. Rd2 Rfd8 18. Nd4 Ne7 19. Rc2 Qb6 20. Qd3 b4 {1-0 (45) Karavade,E (2421)-Beerdsen,T (2404) Hoogeveen 2016}) 13... cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 {White is better.} Bxd4 16. Qxd4 Qg5 17. Rfd1 Rfd8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Rad8 18. Qa4 a6 19. Rd4 b5 20. Qb4 Qe5 {1-0 (38) Jurek,J (2280)-Roth,M Bern 1994}) 18. Rac1 Rac8 19. Rxc8 Rxc8 20. Bxd5 Bxd5 21. Qxd5 Qxd5 22. Rxd5 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} Kf8 23. Rd7 a5 24. Rb7 Rc6 25. Kg2 h5 26. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3g4][%mdl 32]} g6 27. a4 Kg7 28. g4 hxg4 29. hxg4 Kf6 (29... g5 $142 30. Kf3 Re6) 30. Kf3 $18 Ke6 (30... Re6 $142 31. g5+ Kxg5) 31. Ke4 Rd6 $2 {[#]} (31... g5 {was called for.} 32. Kd4 f5 33. gxf5+ Kxf5 34. e4+ Kg4) 32. g5 f6 33. gxf6 Kxf6 34. f4 Ke6 35. Rc7 Kf6 36. Rc3 Ke6 37. Kf3 Kd7 38. e4 {[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Rd4 39. e5 Rb4 (39... Rd1 $142 40. Kg4 Rg1+ 41. Rg3 Rb1) 40. Kg4 Ke7 41. Kg5 Kf7 42. Rc7+ Ke8 43. Rc6 Rxb3 44. Kxg6 b5 45. axb5 Rxb5 46. Kf6 a4 47. Ra6 Rb4 48. f5 Rh4 49. e6 {[%cal Ra6a8] [#]} Rh6+ 50. Ke5 Rh4 51. Ra8+ {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 88%, Black = 33%. . An unexpected result.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Paravyan, David"] [Black "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2622"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,69,0,25,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,-18,-8,-18,-16,-10,6,10,20,17,14,-27,-40,-54, -50,-38,-37,-31,-48,-31,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 {[%cal Bd2d3,Bd3d4,Bd4d5] [%mdl 32]} d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Nbd2 Re8 9. d4 {C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} (9. Re1 Bf8 10. Nf1 b5 11. Bc2 Nb8 12. a4 Bb7 13. Ng3 g6 14. d4 Nbd7 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bd2 c5 {1-0 (54) Sjugirov,S (2650)-Amin,B (2689) Riadh 2017 }) 9... b5 10. Bc2 Bf8 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 11. a4 {[#] axb5 is the strong threat.White has an edge.} Bb7 12. d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Re1 Qd7 13. d5 Ne7 14. b3 c6 15. c4 Ng6 16. Nf1 cxd5 17. cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (86) Alaverdyan,G (2255)-Mikaelyan,A (2503) Tsaghkadzor 2017}) 12... Ne7 13. b3 c6 14. c4 Qc7 15. Bb2 Ng6 16. g3 bxc4 17. bxc4 a5 18. Bd3 Reb8 {[%cal Rc6d5]} 19. Rc1 Ba6 20. Bc3 (20. Ba3 {keeps more tension.} Qd7 21. Re1 Rc8 22. h4 Rab8 23. Qc2) 20... cxd5 21. exd5 Nxd5 22. Bxg6 {And now Be4 would win.} Nxc3 {[#]} 23. Bxh7+ $1 { [%mdl 512]} Kxh7 24. Rxc3 {Threatens to win with Ng5+.} Kg8 25. Ng5 {Qh5 would kill now.The position is equal.} f6 26. Nde4 {Threatening mate with Qd5+.} Bb7 ({Of course not} 26... Bxc4 $6 27. Qg4 $16) 27. Qh5 {[%csl Gg5][%cal Rh5h7]} fxg5 28. Nxg5 {[%csl Gg5][%cal Rh5h7]} g6 $1 {[%cal Rg6h5]} 29. Qxg6+ Qg7 30. Qe6+ Kh8 31. Qh3+ Kg8 32. Qe6+ Kh8 33. Qh3+ Kg8 34. Qe6+ Kh8 35. Qh3+ { Precision: White = 77%, Black = 63%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Black "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2574"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,71,10,19,7,19,16,35,35,29,0,28,30,34,36,54,31,40,44,76,73,68,67,70, 70,72,70,56,68,72,51,79,35,76,79,64,79,84,63,60,-108,-109,-122,-110,-103,-125, -131,-18,-37,-17,-15,-43,-40,0,0,0,-39,0,0,0,-37]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. d3 (4. g3 Nf6 5. Nh4 Be4 6. f3 Bg6 7. Bg2 c5 8. Nxg6 hxg6 9. e4 Nc6 10. e5 Nd7 11. f4 g5 {1-0 (44) Grischuk,A (2772)-Ding,L (2777) Huaian 2017}) 4... h6 5. Nbd2 Nf6 6. g3 {A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5} Be7 7. Bg2 O-O {LiveBook: 40 Games} 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. e4 {Hoping for Nxd7.} dxe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Bh7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7 11. e5 Ne8 12. O-O c5 13. f4 Nc7 {1-0 (59) Nemeth,Z (2308)-Kis,B (2215) Hungary 2001}) 10. dxe4 {Strongly threatening Nxd7.} Bh7 $1 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Qe2 Bc5 13. O-O Qe7 14. e5 c6 15. Be4 Rfd8 16. Bxh7+ Kxh7 17. Ne4 Nf8 18. Rad1 Kg8 19. h4 Ba3 20. Bd4 Qc7 21. Nd6 Rd7 22. Rd3 Rad8 23. Qg4 ({Weaker is} 23. Bxa7 b6 $17) 23... f6 24. exf6 Rxd6 25. fxg7 Nd7 $1 26. Re1 $2 {[#]} ( 26. Qh5 $14 {keeps the upper hand.} e5 27. Rf3) 26... e5 $1 $17 {[%cal Re5d4]} 27. Bc3 {Qc4+ is the strong threat.} Nf6 28. Qf5 Rxd3 ({But not} 28... Qxg7 $6 29. Rxe5 Qg4 30. Rxd6 $11) 29. cxd3 {[#]} Nd5 ({Don't play} 29... Qxg7 $6 30. Rxe5 Rf8 31. Ra5 $11) ({Black should play} 29... Qf7 $1 $17 {aiming for ...Nd7. } 30. Bxe5 Nd7 31. Qxf7+ Kxf7) 30. Qe6+ $1 $11 Qf7 31. Qxh6 {[%csl Gg7][%cal Rh6h8]} Qxg7 32. Qe6+ Qf7 (32... Kh7 $5 {[%cal Rd5c3]} 33. Rxe5 Qg6 34. Qxg6+ Kxg6 35. Rg5+ Kf7 36. Rg7+ Kf8 $15) 33. Qg4+ Qg7 $1 {[%cal Rg7g4]} 34. Qe6+ Qf7 (34... Kh7 $5 {[%cal Rd5c3]} 35. Rxe5 Qg6 36. Qxg6+ Kxg6 37. Rg5+ Kf7 38. Rg7+ Kf8 $15) 35. Qg4+ Qg7 $1 {[%cal Rg7g4]} 36. Qe6+ {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Popov, Ivan"] [Black "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "131"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,131,0,0,0,10,0,8,11,19,19,16,10,15,9,14,2,2,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,15,15,14,8,63,52,64,49,122,5,0,4,33,29,29,28,52,52,110,97,95,115,77, 78,91,52,93,90,77,23,30,23,23,14,32,20,42,42,42,43,43,43,43,43,52,42,47,0,42, 48,41,3,70,71,71,71,217,217,227,225,224,217,220,217,203,170,376,374,377,368, 796,796]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. cxd4 Bb6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Be3 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 {[%cal Bg4h5,Bh5g6,Bg6d3][%mdl 32]} 12. Qc2 Bg6 13. Qb3 Ne7 14. O-O c6 {LiveBook: 10 Games} 15. Bd3 Nd2 16. Nxd2 Bxd3 17. Rfe1 Bg6 {[#]} 18. Na4 $146 Nf5 19. Nf3 Nxe3 20. Rxe3 Be4 21. Nxb6 axb6 22. Nd2 Bg6 23. Qb4 b5 24. a4 Qa5 25. Qxa5 Rxa5 26. Rea3 $1 Bc2 {[%cal Ra5a4]} 27. axb5 Rxb5 28. R1a2 f6 29. Rc3 Bg6 30. Rb3 fxe5 {And now ...Rxb3 would win.} 31. Rxb5 cxb5 32. dxe5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rc8 (32... d4 $11) 33. Nf3 Rc4 34. b3 Rb4 (34... Rc1+ $14 35. Kh2 Kf7) 35. Rd2 ({White should try} 35. Ra8+ $16 Kf7 36. Ng5+ Ke7 37. Rg8) 35... Rxb3 36. Rxd5 Kf8 37. Rd8+ Be8 $1 38. Rb8 { Strongly threatening Nd4.} Rd3 39. Ng5 h6 (39... Rd7 $1 $14) 40. Ne4 $16 Ke7 41. Rxb7+ Rd7 42. Rb6 Rd4 43. Nc5 {Rb7+ is the strong threat.} Rd5 44. Rb7+ Kd8 45. Na6 (45. Ne6+ $16 Kc8 46. Rc7+ (46. Rxg7 Rxe5 47. Nc7 b4 $14) 46... Kb8 47. Rxg7 Rxe5 48. Nc7) 45... Rxe5 46. Rxg7 Re6 47. Nb4 Re4 48. Nd3 Bc6 49. f3 Rd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4d3]} 50. Ne5 Bd5 51. Kf2 b4 $1 52. Ke3 Rd1 53. Ke2 Rd4 54. Ke3 Rd1 55. Nd3 b3 $1 56. Rh7 Re1+ (56... Bc4 $11 57. Nb2 Re1+ 58. Kf4 Bf1) 57. Kd4 $1 $14 {[%cal Rd4d5]} (57. Nxe1 $2 {too greedy.} b2 $19) 57... Rd1 {[#] Threatens to win with ...b2.} 58. Kc3 ({Don't play} 58. Kxd5 $6 b2 $11) 58... b2 (58... Rg1 $16) 59. Nxb2 $18 Rg1 60. Rxh6 {Hoping for Rd6+.} Ke7 61. Rh5 Be6 62. Rh7+ Kf8 63. Rh6 Bd7 $2 {[#]} (63... Bf7 {is a better defense.} 64. g4 Rg3) 64. Rd6 Bb5 65. Rd2 Bf1 $2 (65... Ra1 66. Nd3 Kf7) 66. Rd1 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Black "Sarana, Alexey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B91"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "136"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,136,8,19,16,5,0,7,0,14,7,13,8,35,26,31,2,66,61,67,72,72,72,72,72,72, 69,72,72,72,72,72,68,72,66,70,47,78,81,83,79,83,73,82,47,47,54,54,62,77,76,77, 77,77,77,77,73,122,73,73,57,65,69,66,65,75,69,74,71,73,70,73,73,73,73,70,21,79, 20,20,20,20,8,93,93,93,35,52,0,93,52,93,82,82,82,82,82,82,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nf3 {B91: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 g3} Be7 8. Bg2 O-O {LiveBook: 10 Games} 9. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Nh4 b5 10. Nf5 Be6 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. O-O h6 13. Be3 b4 14. Na4 Bxf5 15. exf5 {0-1 (118) Naiditsch,A (2687)-Wojtaszek,R (2749) Tallinn 2016}) 9... Nc6 10. O-O Be6 11. Nh4 Nb4 12. Nf5 Bxf5 13. exf5 d5 14. Bg5 e4 15. a5 (15. Qd2 {is interesting.} Rc8 16. Rad1 Rc4 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. Nxd5 Qxd5 19. Qxd5 Nxd5 20. Rxd5 Bxb2 21. Rb1) 15... Qc8 ({Better is} 15... Rc8 $11) 16. Bxf6 $1 $14 Bxf6 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Qxd5 Qxc2 19. Bxe4 Qxb2 20. Ra2 Rad8 21. Rxb2 Rxd5 22. Bxd5 Bxb2 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 23. Rb1 Bc3 24. Rxb7 Bxa5 25. g4 Bd8 26. f4 h6 27. Kg2 Bf6 28. Bb3 a5 29. Ra7 a4 30. Rxa4 ( 30. Bc4 {is more complex.} Rc8 31. Rxa4 Kf8 32. Kf3 Bd8 33. h3) 30... Rb8 31. Bc4 Rc8 32. Kg3 Kf8 33. h4 Bc3 34. g5 h5 35. Kf2 Ke7 36. Be2 Rc5 37. Bd3 Ba5 38. Ke3 Kd6 39. Ke4 Be1 40. Ra8 Ra5 41. Rg8 Ra4+ {[#]} 42. Kf3 $1 Bc3 43. Rd8+ Ke7 44. Rc8 Bd2 45. Bc4 Kd6 (45... Rb4 $11) 46. Rd8+ ({White should play} 46. Bxf7 $16 Rxf4+ 47. Ke2) 46... Ke7 $11 47. Rxd2 Rxc4 {KR-KR} 48. Ra2 {Black must now prevent Ra7+.} Rc8 (48... Rb4 $11) 49. Ra7+ $16 Kf8 50. Ke4 (50. g6 $16 f6 51. Rf7+ Kg8 52. Ke4) 50... Rb8 51. Ke5 (51. Rd7 $14) 51... Rd8 (51... Rb5+ $1 $11 {remains equal.} 52. Ke4 Rb4+ 53. Ke5 f6+ 54. gxf6 Rb5+ 55. Ke4 gxf6) 52. Ra6 Kg8 53. f6 Re8+ 54. Kd5 Rd8+ {[#]} 55. Rd6 $1 {[%cal Rd6d8]} Ra8 56. f5 (56. fxg7 $16 Kxg7 57. Rc6) 56... gxf6 $11 {The position is equal.} 57. gxf6 Ra5+ 58. Ke4 {Strongly threatening Kf4.} Kh7 59. Rd7 Ra4+ 60. Rd4 Ra6 61. Ke5 Ra5+ 62. Kf4 {Threatens to win with Kg5.} Kh6 63. Rd7 Rb5 64. Rd8 {[%cal Rd8h8]} Rb4+ 65. Kg3 {[%cal Rd8h8]} Rg4+ 66. Kh3 {[%cal Rd8h8]} Kh7 67. Rf8 Rf4 68. Rxf7+ Kh6 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Antipov, Mikhail Al."] [Black "Usmanov, Vasily"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2597"] [BlackElo "2472"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,79,42,17,73,112,162,161,172,163,175,178,178,171,160,158,171,167,178, 176,194,195,193,188,200,197,222,206,206,206,203,186,192,186,177,176,180,181, 183,172,183,177,202,169,235,169,243,229,227,224,281,277,480,441,29972,29974, 29973,29975,29975,29976,29976,29977,29977,29978]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. c3 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} e6 7. Be3 (7. b4 a6 8. Nbd2 Nxe5 9. Qa4+ Nd7 10. Ne5 Ngf6 11. c4 a5 12. Nb3 axb4 13. Qb5 Be7 { 0-1 (53) Topalov,V (2760)-Nakamura,H (2779) London 2016}) 7... Bxf3 8. Qxf3 Nxe5 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. c4 {LiveBook: 5 Games. And now Nc3 would win.} Nf6 (10... a6 $11 {remains equal.} 11. Ba4 Qf6) 11. Nc3 $16 Rc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Be7 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. O-O O-O {1/2-1/2 (40) Warakomski,T (2537)-Dudzinski,P (2241) Katowice 2017}) 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Qxd5 14. Qxd5 exd5 {[#]} 15. O-O-O $1 Rd8 16. Rd2 Ke7 17. Rhd1 Ke6 18. Bc4 {[%cal Rc4d5]} dxc4 19. Rxd8 Nxd8 20. Rxd8 $18 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} g6 21. Rb8 Kd5 22. Rxb7 Bxc5 23. Bxc5 ({Resist} 23. Rxf7 Bb6) 23... Kxc5 24. Rxf7 {KR-KR} a5 25. Kd2 a4 26. Kc3 a3 27. Rc7+ Kd5 28. Rxc4 {aiming for b4.} axb2 29. Rb4 Re8 30. Rxb2 Kc5 (30... Ra8 $142 31. f3 Kc5) 31. Kd3 Re1 (31... Ra8 {was called for.} 32. f3 Kd5) 32. Re2 Rh1 33. h3 Kd5 34. Ke3 g5 $2 {[#]} (34... Rg1 35. Rd2+ Ke6) 35. f4 Ke6 ( 35... Rf1 $18 36. fxg5 Rf7 37. Rd2+ Kc4 38. Rd4+ Kc5) 36. Kf2+ {White mates.} Kf5 37. Re1 Rxe1 38. Kxe1 Kxf4 39. Ke2 Ke4 40. a4 {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Black "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2594"] [BlackElo "2740"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "132"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,132,8,17,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,31,16,38,44,89,91,137,130,176,175,177,177,185, 184,179,161,170,97,97,92,104,112,112,57,57,57,64,64,71,64,64,64,64,64,64,57,64, 64,73,64,64,62,73,64,86,67,86,61,63,57,61,57,57,57,57,54,57,54,58,54,54,54,58, 57,57,57,54,21,21,19,22,0,20,0,57,54,54,54,54,51,60,45,46,48,45,51,60,42,60,39, 77,0,150,0,150,150,150,150,150]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. d4 e6 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Be2 Bb7 11. Rd1 Qc7 12. Bd2 a5 {D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran} 13. Rac1 Rac8 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 14. Ne4 Nxe4 {The position is equal.} 15. Qxe4 c5 16. Qh4 { [#]} Bxf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... b4 17. e4 Rfe8 18. Bb5 Be7 19. Qf4 Qxf4 20. Bxf4 {1/2-1/2 (35) Gelfand,B (2739)-Topalov,V (2770) Wijk aan Zee 2012}) 17. Bxf3 b4 18. dxc5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} Nxc5 19. a3 Qd8 20. Qxd8 Rcxd8 21. axb4 Nd3 22. bxa5 Nxc1 23. Rxc1 ({Inferior is} 23. Bxc1 Bb4 $17) 23... Bxh2+ 24. Kxh2 Rxd2 $18 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} 25. b4 Rxf2 { and if ...Ra2 works, Black does fine.} 26. a6 ({White should play} 26. b5 $18) 26... Rb2 $16 27. Rc4 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Ra2 28. b5 Ra5 29. Rb4 ({Better is} 29. Rc5 $16) 29... Rb8 $14 30. Bb7 Kf8 31. b6 Ke7 32. Rc4 {Rc7+ is the strong threat.} Rxa6 33. Bxa6 Rxb6 {KRB-KR} 34. Rc7+ Kf6 35. Bc4 Rb1 36. Bd3 Rb8 37. Kg3 g6 38. Kf4 Rd8 39. Bc4 Rd2 40. Bb5 {And now Be8 would win.} Rd8 41. e4 g5+ 42. Ke3 h5 43. e5+ Kxe5 44. Rxf7 Rb8 45. Be2 Rb3+ 46. Kf2 h4 47. Ra7 Rb4 48. Ra8 Kf4 49. Re8 Ke5 50. Rh8 Rb2 51. Rh6 Kf5 52. Ke3 Rb3+ 53. Kf2 Rb2 54. Rh8 Kf4 (54... Ke5 $11) 55. Rf8+ Ke5 56. Ra8 Rb4 57. Kg1 Rb2 58. Bg4 Rb4 59. Ra5+ Kf6 60. Be2 Rb2 61. Bc4 g4 62. Rh5 g3 {[#]} 63. Rxh4 ( 63. Rh6+ $1 $16 Kg5 64. Rxe6) 63... Rb1+ $11 64. Bf1 {Black must now prevent Rg4.} Kg5 {[#]} ({Black should try} 64... Kf5 $11) 65. Re4 $1 $16 Ra1 66. Rxe6 Kh4 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Black "Bezgodov, Alexei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D32"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2460"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,77,36,43,78,80,78,73,87,71,140,133,234,233,212,220,223,227,228,150, 153,156,153,161,200,205,305,292,327,314,275,258,266,263,263,262,268,271,266, 264,306,287,366,277,261,268,275,268,263,270,264,229,229,229,429,422,489,457, 1052,969]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. dxc5 d4 7. Na4 Bxc5 {D32: Tarrasch Defence: Sidelines and lines without g3} 8. Nxc5 Qa5+ 9. Qd2 (9. Bd2 Qxc5 10. e3 dxe3 11. Bxe3 Qb4+ 12. Qd2 Qxd2+ 13. Bxd2 Nge7 14. O-O-O Be6 15. b3 {1/2-1/2 (24) Anand,V (2792)-Sadler,M (2653) London 2014}) 9... Qxc5 10. a3 Nge7 11. b4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qd5 {[#]} 12. Bb2 $1 Nf5 13. g3 $146 {[%cal Bg2g3,Bg3g4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 13. e3 O-O 14. exd4 Nd6 15. Be2 {1/2-1/2 (79) Mirzoev,E (2403)-Golubka,P (2469) Omelnyk 2017}) 13... a5 {[#]} 14. Bg2 $1 axb4 ({Black should try} 14... O-O) 15. O-O $16 {Hoping for e4.} Qb3 (15... O-O $16 {was necessary.}) 16. g4 $18 (16. Nxd4 $6 Nfxd4 17. Bxd4 O-O) (16. Bxd4 $6 O-O $16) 16... Nfe7 {[%cal Rb4a3]} 17. Nxd4 ({Worse is} 17. Bxd4 bxa3 18. Bc5 (18. Bxg7 Rg8 $15) 18... Ra4 $11) 17... Nxd4 18. Qxd4 { Strongly threatening Rfd1.} ({Don't take} 18. Bxd4 $6 O-O) 18... f6 {[%cal Rb4a3]} 19. Qxb4 Qxb4 20. axb4 Rxa1 21. Rxa1 Bxg4 22. Ra8+ Nc8 (22... Bc8 $142 23. Bxb7 Kf7) 23. Bxb7 Kd7 24. f3 Kc7 25. Be4 ({Less strong is} 25. fxg4 Kxb7 26. Ra5 Nd6 $16) 25... Bd7 26. Bc1 Re8 27. Bf4+ Kd8 28. Kf2 h6 29. Ra1 Ke7 30. Be3 Bb5 31. Rd1 Kf7 32. Bd5+ Kg6 33. Rg1+ Kh7 34. Be4+ Kh8 35. Bg6 Rd8 36. Bc5 Rd2 $2 (36... Nd6 {was worth a try.} 37. Ra1 Nc4) 37. Kg3 {White is clearly winning.} Kg8 38. Ra1 Rxe2 (38... Rd5 $142 39. h4 Bd7) 39. Rd1 {Precision: White = 93%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Black "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E53"] [WhiteElo "2579"] [BlackElo "2667"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "43"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,43,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 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. Ne5 Bb7 11. Bg5 Nbd7 {E54: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: Main Line: 7...dxc4 8 Bxc4} 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. d5 Bxc3 15. bxc3 Bxd5 16. Qg4+ {LiveBook: 22 Games. The position is equal.} Kh8 {[#] ...Rg8 is the strong threat.} 17. Qh4 Bxc4 18. Qxf6+ Kg8 {[#] And now ...Qd8 would win.} 19. Qg5+ $146 Kh8 20. Qf6+ Kg8 21. Qg5+ Kh8 22. Qf6+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Popov, Valerij"] [Black "Lomasov, Semen"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A35"] [WhiteElo "2528"] [BlackElo "2559"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,80,21,19,-53,31,20,18,22,7,14,34,32,31,18,20,-23,-7,-31,-22,-50,-62, -66,-26,-138,-101,-96,-95,-97,-24,-112,-89,-228,-254,-230,-225,-220,-241,-247, -211,-431,-428,-423,-424,-397,-369,-571,-571,-569,-568,-568,-554,-579,-560, -550,-410,-421,-411,-408,-400]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Bg7 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O Qa5 9. Nc2 d6 10. Bd2 Qh5 11. e4 {A38: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6} Ng4 12. h3 Nge5 {LiveBook: 12 Games} 13. b3 (13. Qxh5 $11 gxh5 14. b3) (13. Qxh5 gxh5 14. Ne3 Bxh3 15. f4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Ng4 17. Nf5 Bxc3 18. Bxc3 e6 19. Nxd6 {1/2-1/2 (33) Gledura,B (2613)-Markus,R (2617) Budapest 2017}) 13... Bxh3 ({Better is} 13... Qxd1 $1 $15 14. Raxd1 Bxh3) 14. Qxh5 $14 gxh5 15. f4 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Ng4 17. Rh1 a6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Nf6 18. Kf3 a6 {1/2-1/2 (33) Siikaluoma,A (2271)-Walczak, P (2169) ICCF email 2006}) 18. Rxh5 Nf6 19. Rh4 b5 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 20. Rah1 bxc4 21. b4 Rfd8 22. Ne3 Nxb4 23. a3 (23. Nf5 $11) 23... Nc6 24. g4 Rab8 25. g5 Ne8 ({Black should play} 25... Nd7 $17 {Threatens to win with ...Rb2.} 26. Nxc4 Rb3 27. Rxh7 Nc5) 26. Nxc4 (26. Rxh7 $11 { keeps the balance.} Rb2 27. Nxc4) 26... e6 {[%cal Be7e6,Be6d5][%mdl 32]} 27. Rxh7 (27. Nd1 $17) 27... d5 $19 28. exd5 exd5 29. Ne3 {[#] Hoping for Nf5.} Rb2 $1 {[%cal Rb2d2]} 30. Nb1 Rdb8 31. f5 $2 (31. Nxd5 Rxb1 32. Rxb1 Rxb1 33. Rh3) 31... Rxb1 32. f6 Rxh1 33. Rxh1 Rb2 34. Rc1 (34. Rd1 {was the only defense.} Bf8 35. Nxd5) 34... Rxd2+ 35. Kf1 Na7 36. fxg7 Kxg7 37. Rc5 Nb5 38. Nxd5 Nxa3 39. Ne3 Nd6 40. Rc6 Nab5 {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2525"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "62"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,62,20,17,18,23,10,0,5,17,0,0,-106,-41,-43,-45,-154,-127,-145,-147, -144,-145,-196,-175,-170,-168,-177,-164,-175,-165,-272,-276,-260,-211,-543, -534,-540,-501,-488,-475,-460,-431,-498,-480,-476,-435,-475,-475]} 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} (6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 Bf5 9. Re1 Nb6 10. Bb5 Ne7 11. a5 c6 12. axb6 cxb5 13. Be3 axb6 14. Rxa8 Qxa8 15. Bxc5 bxc5 16. Rxe5 {1/2-1/2 (27) Mamedyarov,S (2804)-Kramnik,V (2787) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 6... a5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Be7 9. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1e3][%mdl 32]} d6 { LiveBook: 8 Games} 10. Nf1 Nh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Be6 11. Ne3 Bxc4 12. Nxc4 d5 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ne3 Ne7 15. O-O c6 16. Qb3 Qd7 17. Rad1 {1/2-1/2 (17) Bjerre,J (2354)-Antonsen,M (2428) Horsens 2017}) 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Ne3 Be6 13. Qb3 Nf4 {Hoping for ...Nxd3+!} 14. Qxb7 (14. O-O $11 {remains equal.}) 14... Rab8 ({Black should play} 14... Bxc4 $17 15. dxc4 Qd7) 15. Qxc6 $15 {Black must now prevent Qa6.} Rb6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 16. Qb5 ( 16. Qxb6 $1 $15 cxb6 17. g3 Bxc4 18. dxc4) 16... Rxb5 $17 17. axb5 f5 $1 18. exf5 {[#]} d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c4]} 19. Ba2 (19. fxe6 $17 {was worth a try.} dxc4 20. Nxe5) 19... Nxd3+ 20. Kd2 {[#]} Bf7 $1 ({Worse is} 20... Nxf2 21. fxe6 Rd8 22. Rhf1 $16 (22. Nxe5 Ne4+ 23. Kd1 Qxe6 $18)) 21. Kxd3 {And now Kc2 would win. } e4+ 22. Kc2 {aiming for Nd4.} exf3 23. gxf3 (23. g3 {might work better.}) 23... Qh4 $19 24. Rhf1 Qa4+ ({Less strong is} 24... Qxh2 25. Rad1 $17) 25. Bb3 $2 (25. Kc1) 25... Qxb5 {Black is clearly winning.} 26. Ba4 Qe2+ 27. Kc1 Rb8 28. Bc2 Qb5 29. Kd2 d4 30. cxd4 Qxb2 31. Ra4 {White wants to play Rb1.} Rb4 { Precision: White = 46%, Black = 76%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Black "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B65"] [WhiteElo "2516"] [BlackElo "2474"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,61,54,75,65,59,68,61,73,64,60,64,160,125,136,129,116,100,455,257,256, 253,355,335,320,337,567,568,1743,1720,6406,5385,29976,29976,29976,29974,29989, 29990]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. O-O-O O-O 9. f4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Qa5 11. Kb1 Rd8 12. h4 {B65: Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer: 7...Be7 8 0-0-0 0-0 9 f4 Nxd4} h6 (12... Bd7 13. Bd3 Bc6 14. Qe3 Kf8 15. e5 Ng4 16. Qg3 h5 17. Be2 dxe5 18. Bxe7+ Kxe7 19. Bxg4 hxg4 20. fxe5 Rxd1+ 21. Rxd1 {1-0 (46) Almasi,Z (2704)-Jobava,B (2696) Reggio Emilia 2009}) 13. Qe3 Kf8 14. Bd3 {LiveBook: 6 Games. White is slightly better.} Bd7 15. e5 dxe5 (15... hxg5 16. hxg5 Ng8 17. Qh3 $16) 16. fxe5 Ng4 $146 (16... hxg5 17. hxg5 Ng8 18. Rdf1) ({Predecessor:} 16... hxg5 17. hxg5 Ng8 18. Rh8 Bc5 19. Qf4 Qb4 20. Ne4 Be8 21. g6 {1-0 (21) Domancich,E (2428)-Berti,H (2231) ICCF email 2009}) 17. Bxe7+ Kxe7 18. Qg3 Nxe5 (18... h5 $14) 19. Qxg7 {Threatens to win with Rhf1.} Rg8 20. Qxh6 Nxd3 21. Rxd3 {Strongly threatening Rf1.} Qe5 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (21... Bc6 $16 {is more resistant.}) 22. Qd2 (22. Nd5+ $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} exd5 23. Re3) 22... Bc6 $18 23. Re1 Qh2 (23... Qc5 {might work better.} 24. Qf4 Rxg2) 24. Nd5+ Bxd5 25. Rxd5 Rxg2 $2 (25... Qc7 26. h5 Rg4) 26. Qb4+ Ke8 27. Rh5 Rg8 28. Qb5+ Kf8 {[#]} 29. Qc5+ $1 {White mates.} Ke8 30. Rh7 Qh3 31. Qb5+ {Precision: White = 82%, Black = 25%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Black "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B04"] [WhiteElo "2515"] [BlackElo "2566"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,87,48,49,51,64,45,45,31,37,22,20,21,39,38,31,41,74,38,97,91,85,84,95, 97,115,64,62,59,116,88,107,78,106,117,103,74,70,70,76,75,77,61,156,156,171,177, 295,295,288,288,276,278,922,918,842,781,727,0,630,659,659,656,646,635,594,588, 566,496,644,645]} 1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 dxe5 5. Nxe5 c6 6. Be2 Bf5 {B04: Alekhine's Defence: 4 Nf3} 7. O-O Nd7 8. Nf3 e6 9. c4 N5f6 10. Nh4 Bg6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 11. Nc3 Bd6 12. g3 O-O 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Bg5 {[#]} e5 $146 15. d5 {aiming for dxc6.} cxd5 16. Nxd5 Nb6 17. Bf3 Re8 18. Qd3 Nbxd5 ( 18... Be7 $14 19. Nxe7+ Qxe7) 19. Bxd5 $16 (19. cxd5 $6 Rc8 $11) 19... Bc5 20. Rae1 Qb6 21. Bxf6 $1 Qxf6 22. Re3 (22. Bxb7 $6 Rab8 $11) (22. Kg2 $16) 22... Re7 (22... Bxe3 $6 23. fxe3 Qg5 24. Bxf7+ (24. Rxf7 Kh7 $16) 24... Kh7 25. Bxe8 $18) 23. Rf3 Qb6 ({Better is} 23... e4 $14 24. Qxe4 (24. Bxe4 Qxb2 25. Rb1 Qd4 $14) 24... Rxe4 25. Rxf6 gxf6 26. Bxe4 f5) 24. Qe4 Rd8 25. Rd1 Bd4 26. b3 Rd6 27. Rdd3 Red7 28. g4 Qd8 29. Kg2 b6 30. h4 Rxd5 ({Not} 30... Qxh4 $2 31. Rxd4 exd4 32. Qe8+ Kh7 33. Rh3 $18) (30... Kf8 $14) 31. cxd5 Rxd5 {[#]} 32. h5 $1 { [%cal Rh5g6]} Rd6 (32... gxh5 $142 33. gxh5 Rd7) 33. hxg6 $18 Rxg6 {[#]} 34. Qxe5 $3 {[%mdl 512]} Rxg4+ (34... Bxe5 35. Rxd8+) 35. Kf1 Qd7 $2 (35... Bxe5 36. Rxd8+ Kh7 37. Rxf7 a5) 36. Qb8+ Kh7 37. Qh2+ Kg8 38. Qb8+ Kh7 {and the idea ...Qc6 leaves Black hopeful.} 39. Rh3+ {White is clearly winning.} Kg6 40. Rhg3 Kh7 41. Rxg4 Qxg4 42. Qh2+ Kg8 43. f3 Qf5 44. Rxd4 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 48%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Chernobay, Artem"] [Black "Frolov, Ivan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C45"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2243"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,59,-12,0,-7,1,-13,-2,0,0,0,0,0,-10,-23,0,0,0,-17,0,-7,-10,0,0,0,39, 46,37,25,29,26,21,42,75,31,206,220,229,215,348,363,363,349,29982,410,29983, 29984]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. h4 f6 {LiveBook: 12 Games. C45: Scotch Game} (8... Bb7 9. c4 Nb6 10. Rh3 Qe6 11. f4 O-O-O 12. a4 d5 13. a5 Nxc4 14. b3 Bb4+ 15. Kf2 Nxa5 16. Bd2 { 1/2-1/2 (73) Nakamura,H (2781)-Carlsen,M (2837) London 2017}) 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. Nd2 d5 {The position is equal.} 11. Nb3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. h5 h6 12. f3 c5 13. c4 c6 14. Nb3 Qxe2+ 15. Bxe2 Bd6 16. Bd2 {1/2-1/2 (28) Susedik,I (2191) -Vrana,L (2117) Slovakia 2003}) 11... Qxe2+ 12. Bxe2 Bd6 13. Be3 O-O 14. O-O Bg4 15. Ba6 Rab8 16. Rfb1 Bf5 17. Bd3 Bxd3 18. cxd3 Nd7 19. d4 Bf4 20. Bxf4 Rxf4 21. Rc1 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 22. Rxc6 a4 23. Rxc7 Nf8 24. g3 Re4 $2 (24... Rf6 $1 $14) 25. Nc5 $18 Rxd4 {[#]} 26. Re1 $1 Rd8 (26... Rd2 { was called for.} 27. Nxa4 Ra8) 27. Ree7 Rd1+ 28. Kg2 d4 $2 (28... g6 $18 29. Nxa4 d4) 29. Rxg7+ Kh8 30. Ne4 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Black "Grachev, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2502"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 28,80,14,6,10,6,8,10,19,10,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-1,0,-3,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,Bd5c7,Bc7e6][%mdl 32]} 7. e5 Nd5 8. c4 Nc7 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qxd4 Ne6 11. Qh4 {B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} d6 12. Nc3 dxe5 13. Nxe5 Qd6 14. Nf3 Bf6 (14... h5 15. Bd2 O-O 16. Ne4 Qc7 17. Bc3 f6 18. Qg3 Qxg3 19. hxg3 Rd8 {1/2-1/2 (56) Anand,V (2783)-Kasparov,G (2812) Saint Louis 2017}) 15. Ne4 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} Bxh4 16. Nxd6+ exd6 17. Nxh4 f6 18. Nf3 {With the idea Nd4.} Kf7 $146 19. Rd1 ( 19. Be3 {seems wilder.} c5 20. Nd2 Bb7 21. Nb1 d5 22. cxd5 Bxd5 23. Nc3) 19... Rd8 20. Nd4 Nxd4 21. Rxd4 c5 22. Rd1 Be6 23. b3 d5 24. cxd5 Bxd5 25. Be3 c4 26. bxc4 Bxc4 27. Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Bxa7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Ra8 29. Be3 Rxa2 30. Rxa2 Bxa2 {KB-KB} 31. Bd2 Bd5 32. Bc1 Bc6 33. Bd2 Bd5 34. Bc1 Bb7 35. Ba3 h5 36. h4 g5 37. hxg5 fxg5 38. Bc1 Kg6 39. Bd2 Bc6 40. Bc1 Bb7 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 79%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Golubov, Saveliy"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2491"] [BlackElo "2392"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,69,7,29,-8,0,3,0,-22,-20,-28,-36,-36,-42,-46,-32,-45,0,0,148,155,208, 210,198,206,187,184,338,270,231,261,297,297,339,285,273,198,212,203,205,200, 197,202,235,221,616,618,654,648,642,605,430,417,752,720,1113,1087,1054,1041]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bg4 7. Nf3 Bxf3 { LiveBook: 4 Games. D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5} (7... a6 8. Be2 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. Ne1 Bxe2 12. Qxe2 O-O 13. Nd3 Nd7 14. Rac1 Rfc8 15. Rc2 Rc7 16. Rfc1 Rac8 17. Qd1 b6 18. Ne2 Na5 19. Rxc7 Rxc7 { 1/2-1/2 (41) Kamsky,G (2676)-Dreev,A (2652) Bastia 2017}) 8. gxf3 e6 {[%cal Be7e6,Be6e5][%mdl 32]} 9. Qb3 Qd7 {The position is equal.} 10. a3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. Bb5 Nh5 11. Be5 a6 12. Be2 {1/2-1/2 (36) Orlov,P (2390) -Semenov,A (2325) Tivat 1995}) 10... Be7 11. Na4 O-O 12. Nc5 Bxc5 $1 13. dxc5 e5 14. Bg5 Qf5 (14... Ne8 {keeps more tension.} 15. Bh4 Nc7 16. Rg1 g6 17. Qc2 Rab8) 15. Bxf6 Qxf3 (15... Qxf6 $11 16. Qxd5 e4) 16. Bxg7 $1 $16 ({Don't go for } 16. Qxb7 $2 Nd4 $19) 16... Qxh1 (16... Kxg7 $16 {is a better defense.} 17. Rg1+ Kh8) 17. Bxf8 $18 Rxf8 18. Qxb7 d4 19. O-O-O {Black must now prevent Bb5.} Rb8 $2 {[#]} (19... Qd5) 20. Qxf7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf7 21. Bc4+ Kf6 22. Rxh1 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} a5 23. Rd1 Kf5 24. Bd5 Ne7 25. Bg2 dxe3 26. fxe3 { Threatens to win with Rd7.} Rb5 27. Rf1+ Kg4 28. Rf7 Nd5 $2 (28... Rxc5+ 29. Kd2 Nf5 30. Rxh7 Rc8 31. Bh3+ Kg5) 29. c6 {[%cal Bc5c6,Bc6c7][%mdl 32]} ({ Weaker is} 29. Bxd5 Rxc5+ 30. Kd2 Rxd5+ 31. Kc3 a4 $16) 29... Nxe3 {Black wants to play ...Rc5+.} 30. Bf3+ Kg5 31. c7 Rc5+ 32. Kb1 Nf5 {[#]} (32... Nc4 $142 33. Rd7 Nb6 34. Rxh7 Kf4 35. Rf7+ Kg5) 33. h4+ $1 {[%mdl 512] White is clearly winning.} Kg6 (33... Nxh4 34. Bb7) 34. Rd7 Kf6 35. Bb7 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 24%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Khanin, Semen"] [Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C70"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,64,20,33,19,37,0,4,11,35,-43,-29,-22,-35,-93,-11,-8,10,-8,0,-102, -115,-156,-89,-231,-220,-370,-367,-351,-318,-313,-276,-282,-286,-412,-414,-431, -423,-410,-409,-405,-421,-417,-407,-700,-639,-833,-825]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 g6 5. c3 Bg7 (5... d6 6. d4 Bd7 7. O-O Bg7 8. Re1 Nf6 9. h3 O-O 10. Bc2 Re8 11. Nbd2 b6 12. Nf1 h6 13. Ng3 Qe7 14. Be3 Qf8 15. Qd2 Rad8 16. Rad1 Na7 {0-1 (42) Hou,Y (2652)-Caruana,F (2802) chess.com INT 2017}) 6. d4 { C70: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4, Norwegian and Delayed Schliemann} exd4 7. cxd4 b5 8. Bc2 d6 9. d5 Na5 10. O-O Ne7 {LiveBook: 23 Games} 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Nd4 Bb7 13. Rb1 Rc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... c5 14. dxc6 Naxc6 15. Nxc6 Nxc6 16. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (54) Brodsky,M (2545)-Murey,J (2440) Rishon Le Ziyyon 1998}) 14. Bf4 ( 14. f4 $14) 14... Re8 $15 15. Re1 Nc4 16. Qd3 (16. Bb3 $15) 16... c5 (16... c6 $17 {[%cal Rc6d5]} 17. dxc6 Nxc6 18. Nxc6 Rxc6) 17. Nde2 $11 Qa5 18. a3 f5 19. b4 (19. h4 $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.}) 19... Qc7 $17 20. exf5 Nxf5 (20... Nxa3 $142 21. f6 cxb4 22. Rxb4 Nxc2 23. Qxc2 Nxd5) 21. bxc5 ( 21. Qh3 $17) 21... Qxc5 $19 22. Rbc1 (22. Qh3 {was worth a try.}) 22... Nxa3 23. Ne4 Rxe4 ({Less strong is} 23... Nxc2 24. Nxc5 Nxe1 25. Rxe1 $15) 24. Qxe4 Nxc2 25. Qe6+ Kh8 {Strongly threatening ...b4.} 26. Rxc2 (26. Red1 $142 Bb2 27. Bg5) 26... Qxc2 27. Rc1 Nd4 28. Rxc2 Nxe6 29. Rxc8+ Bxc8 30. dxe6 Bxe6 31. Bxd6 (31. Bd2 $142) 31... a5 32. Bc7 Bc4 {Precision: White = 26%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2433"] [BlackElo "2714"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "100"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,100,-15,-21,-27,-19,-18,-20,-18,-29,-29,-21,-19,-14,-29,-29,-24,0, -14,-13,-14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-12,-12,-11,-11,-11,-10,-11, -11,-11,-9,-9,-9,-11,-12,-24,-20,-20,-16,-77,-62,-99,-94,-241,-253,-241,-241, -241,-241,-423,-423,-534,-518,-1339,-5302,-714,-817,-691,-603,-1556,-945,-5177, -4349,-29978,-29979]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nf6 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} 7. Be2 (7. h3 Bc5 8. Be2 Be6 9. O-O Qe7 10. Na4 Bd4 11. Be3 Rd8 12. Qc1 Qb4 13. Qc2 O-O 14. a3 {1/2-1/2 (50) Alekseev,E (2700)-Caruana,F (2680) Dagomys 2010}) 7... Bc5 8. O-O O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. Be3 Nd4 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 11. Rc1 c6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... b6 12. Bxd4 exd4 13. Nb1 Nh5 14. Nbd2 {0-1 (33) Krysa,L (2423)-Rodriguez Vila,A (2532) Moron 2012}) 12. Na4 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 Bd4 14. Qd2 Qd6 15. b4 h6 16. Bxd4 Qxd4 17. Nc5 Re7 (17... Nh7 {looks sharper.} 18. h4 Qd8 19. g3 a5 20. bxa5 Rxa5 21. Rfd1 Nf6) 18. Qc3 (18. Rfd1 {seems wilder.} Nh7 19. Be2 Ng5 20. a3 Re8 21. Nb3) 18... Qxc3 19. Rxc3 b6 20. Nb3 Ba6 21. Rd1 Bb5 22. d4 Rae8 23. dxe5 Rxe5 24. Nd4 Ba4 25. Rdc1 c5 26. bxc5 {Hoping for c6.} Nxe4 27. Bxe4 Rxe4 28. Nb3 Kf8 29. Rc4 Bd7 30. f3 Rxc4 31. Rxc4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rc8 32. Rd4 Ke7 33. cxb6 axb6 34. Rb4 b5 35. Re4+ Kd8 36. Kf2 Ra8 37. Re2 Kc7 38. Kg3 { [#]} (38. Nd4 $11) 38... Be6 $1 $17 39. Nd4 {[#]} Bc4 $1 {[%cal Rc4e2]} 40. Nxb5+ (40. Rb2 $17 {might work better.}) 40... Kb6 $19 41. Nc3 Bxe2 42. Nxe2 Rxa2 {KR-KN} 43. Nf4 $2 (43. Kf2 {was necessary.}) 43... Kc5 44. h4 Kd4 45. Nh3 (45. Nh5 $142 g6 46. Nf6) 45... Ke3 46. Nf4 Ra5 47. Nh3 Ke2 48. Kh2 Kf1 49. Nf4 Ra4 50. Kg3 {[#]} Rxf4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 41%, Black = 87%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Black "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2431"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,86,13,14,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,2,5,0,0,0,0,34,0,0,-17,-17,-16,0,-13,-11,-15, -10,-27,-33,-33,-33,-33,-34,-34,-37,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-72,-72,-72,-72, -72,-72,-72,-72,-72,-67,-72,-41,-41,-41]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. f3 Be6 9. Qd2 O-O 10. O-O-O Nbd7 11. g4 { [%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} b5 12. g5 Nh5 13. Nd5 Bxd5 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} 14. exd5 f5 15. gxf6 Bxf6 16. Na5 (16. Kb1 Nf4 17. Rg1 Kh8 18. Bd3 Bg5 19. Na5 Bh6 20. Nc6 Qh4 21. Qb4 { 1/2-1/2 (49) Caruana,F (2784)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Berlin 2018}) 16... Nf4 17. Nc6 Qc7 {LiveBook: 27 Games} 18. c4 Nb8 19. Qa5 Qb7 20. cxb5 axb5 21. Qxb5 Qxb5 22. Bxb5 {White wants to play a4.} Rxa2 {[#]} 23. Kb1 $146 Ra8 24. Rd2 Nd7 25. Rc1 (25. Na7 $5 {[%cal Rb5d7]} Rfd8 26. Rc2 $11) 25... Bg5 26. Ne7+ Bxe7 27. Bxd7 Bg5 28. Rc3 Rab8 29. Rdc2 h6 30. Rc8 (30. Bg4 {looks sharper.} Kh7 31. Rc6 Be7 32. Bxf4 Rxf4 33. h4) 30... Rfxc8 31. Rxc8+ Rxc8 32. Bxc8 Kf7 33. Bxf4 Bxf4 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 34. h3 Kf6 35. Kc2 Kg5 36. Kd3 Bc1 37. Ke4 Bxb2 38. Bd7 Bc1 39. Bc8 Kh4 40. Bd7 Kg3 41. Be6 h5 42. Bd7 g5 43. Bc8 Kh2 { Precision: White = 38%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Black "Triapishko, Alexandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2418"] [BlackElo "2510"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "108"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,108,26,13,12,17,20,18,20,8,11,16,16,13,18,20,32,31,35,32,33,36,40,45, 44,45,67,62,62,50,87,64,66,29,57,29,29,11,18,4,13,8,39,10,47,4,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-19,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,3,7, 47]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O O-O 7. Qc2 e6 { A50: Queen's Fianchetto Defence (1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 b6)} (7... c5 8. d5 b5 9. e4 bxc4 10. Rd1 d6 11. Na3 Nbd7 12. Nxc4 Ng4 13. Bd2 Ba6 14. Rab1 Nge5 15. Nfxe5 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 {1/2-1/2 (42) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Artemiev,V (2691) Riadh 2017}) 8. Nc3 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bf4 {LiveBook: 15 Games} c6 11. Rfe1 Na6 12. Rad1 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Nc7 13. e4 dxe4 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. Rxe4 { 0-1 (43) Maccapan,F (2165)-Hauser,D (2223) ICCF email 2011}) 13. Qc1 Nc7 14. Be5 Ne6 15. Ng5 Nxg5 16. Qxg5 Nd7 17. Qxd8 Raxd8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. e3 Ba6 20. Rd2 Nf6 21. Rc1 Kf8 22. Nd1 Bb7 23. Rdc2 Ke7 24. b3 Kd6 25. Nb2 Nd7 26. Nd3 Rc8 27. Bh3 Rc7 28. Rc3 f6 29. Nf4 Nf8 30. Bf1 Rec8 31. Be2 c5 {The position is equal.} 32. dxc5+ Rxc5 33. Rxc5 Rxc5 34. Rd1 Ne6 35. Nxe6 Kxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 36. Bd3 Ra5 37. Rd2 Rc5 38. Rd1 Ra5 39. Rd2 Rc5 40. Bc2 Ba6 41. f3 Ra5 42. Kf2 f5 43. Bd1 Rc5 44. Ke1 Rc1 45. Rd4 b5 46. b4 Ra1 47. Rd2 d4 48. Kf2 Bb7 49. Bb3+ Bd5 50. Bxd5+ Kxd5 51. Rxd4+ Ke6 52. Rd2 Rb1 53. a3 Rb3 54. Ra2 g5 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 62%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2338"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,96,20,25,0,0,-2,0,0,0,0,0,-11,-16,-40,-39,-36,-37,-29,-37,-27,-21, -21,-16,-17,-28,-76,-77,-84,-85,-179,-173,-164,-158,-164,-163,-202,-191,-215, -217,-210,-212,-213,-144,-211,-213,-263,-268,-265,-270,-350,-353,-344,-341, -418,-409,-379,-314,-430,-430,-424,-413,-726,-431,-501,-511,-509,-509,-606, -536,-515,-511,-508,-507,-507,-502,-488,-483,-481,-463,-513,-504,-627,-631, -647,-650,-745,-736]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} Be6 {LiveBook: 209 Games} 7. g3 (7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 Bd6 9. Bf4 Qe7 10. O-O O-O 11. h3 Rfe8 12. Qc2 {1/2-1/2 (12) Aronian,L (2805)-Carlsen,M (2837) Riadh 2017}) 7... Nbd7 8. Bg2 {The position is equal.} Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Bd6 9. O-O h6 10. Bxf6 Nxf6 11. Qb3 Rb8 12. Rac1 O-O 13. Na4 c6 {1-0 (63) Jakubowski,K (2529)-Yankelevich,L (2442) Germany 2017}) 9. O-O c6 10. Qc2 O-O 11. Rad1 Re8 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Ng4 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. e4 dxe4 16. Qxe4 Qc5 17. Rde1 Rad8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] aiming for .. .Rd4. Black has some pressure.} 18. Na4 Qa5 19. Nc3 Bc8 20. b4 (20. h3 $17 Rxe5 21. Qf4 Rxe1 22. Rxe1) 20... Qa3 $19 ({But not} 20... Qxe5 21. Qxe5 Nxe5 22. f4 $17) 21. Nb1 Qxa2 22. Re2 Qa1 {[%cal Re8e5]} 23. Qc2 Rxe5 24. Rd2 Rde8 25. Nc3 Re1 26. Ne4 Rxf1+ 27. Bxf1 Bf5 28. h3 Bxe4 29. Qxe4 {[%cal Re4e8] [#]} Nf6 30. Qc4 g6 31. Kg2 Kg7 32. Bd3 Re1 33. Bc2 Nd5 34. Bb3 Rg1+ 35. Kh2 Rb1 ({Don't do } 35... Rh1+ 36. Kg2 $19) 36. Qd3 (36. Ba2 $142 Rxb4 37. Qe2) 36... Nxb4 { Black is clearly winning.} 37. Qf3 Qf6 38. Qe3 {If only White now had time for Bxf7!...} Rb2 39. Bxf7 Rxd2 40. Qxd2 Kxf7 41. Qxb4 Qxf2+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} 42. Kh1 Qf3+ 43. Kh2 Qe2+ 44. Kg1 Qe7 45. Qf4+ Ke6 46. Qe4+ Kd7 47. Qd4+ Kc7 48. Qf4+ Kb6 {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 83%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.09"] [Round "8"] [White "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B42"] [WhiteElo "2142"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,74,41,12,43,35,41,52,63,48,43,39,30,31,27,0,0,0,15,14,20,27,18,0,0,0, 0,-40,-30,-44,0,0,0,-209,-202,-180,-189,-226,-223,-404,-397,-391,-371,-376, -335,-599,-565,-525,-521,-2016,-2006,-1883,-1965,-1924,-672,-1870,-1824,-1608, -1561,-2341,-2145,-2379,-2226,-29974,-29974]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 g6 6. c4 Bg7 7. Nf3 {LiveBook: 19 Games. B42: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Bd3} (7. Be3 Ne7 8. Nc3 Nbc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. c5 Rb8 11. Qd2 O-O 12. O-O f5 13. f3 Qc7 14. Rad1 f4 15. Bf2 g5 {1-0 (31) Ponkratov,P (2613) -Shengelia,D (2508) Batumi 2018}) 7... Nf6 8. Nc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. O-O d6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bf4 Nh5 12. Be3 Qc7 13. Qd2 Kh7 14. Rac1 Nd7 15. Rfd1 Re8 16. Bb1 Bf8 17. b3 b6 18. Kh1 Bb7 19. Qe2 Nhf6 20. Nh4 Nc5 21. Qf3 Bg7 22. Bd4 Qe7 23. Qh3 e5 {1/2-1/2 (23) Neubauer,M (2270)-Sader,M (2300) Austria 1995}) 8... O-O 9. O-O {White is slightly better.} Qc7 10. Re1 Nc6 11. Bf1 b6 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Nh5 $1 14. Rc1 g5 15. Nd2 Nf4 16. Bg3 Ne5 17. h4 Bb7 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black is more active.} 18. hxg5 (18. Nf3 {seems wilder.} Nxf3+ 19. Qxf3 f5 20. Rcd1 Rf7 21. hxg5 hxg5 22. Qh5) 18... hxg5 19. Nf3 Nxf3+ ({Don't blunder} 19... Nxc4 $2 20. Bxc4 Qxc4 21. Nxg5 $18) 20. Qxf3 f5 21. Bxf4 gxf4 22. Bd3 $2 (22. Qh3 $11 {and White is okay.}) 22... Rf6 $19 23. Kf1 Rh6 24. Ke2 {[#]} b5 $1 {[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 544]} 25. Rh1 $2 (25. cxb5 axb5 26. a3) 25... Rxh1 26. Rxh1 b4 27. Nd5 exd5 28. Qh5 $2 (28. exd5 {is the only way for White.} Qe5+ 29. Kd1) 28... Qe5 29. Qh7+ Kf7 30. Rh5 Qxb2+ 31. Kd1 Qa1+ 32. Ke2 Qxa2+ 33. Kd1 Qa1+ 34. Ke2 Qb2+ 35. Kd1 fxe4 36. Rf5+ Ke7 {...Rh8 is the strong threat.} 37. Rg5 Qa1+ {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 58%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Vitiugov, Nikita"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2740"] [BlackElo "2714"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,41,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,-7,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} d5 7. e5 Nfd7 8. Bd3 {E11: Bogo-Indian} c5 9. O-O (9. Qc2 h6 10. O-O Nc6 11. Nb3 a5 12. Bf4 b6 13. Rfe1 dxc4 14. Bxc4 a4 15. Nbd2 Bb7 {1/2-1/2 (37) Bluebaum,M (2643) -Anand,V (2783) Germany 2017}) 9... Nc6 10. Re1 a5 11. Qc2 h6 {LiveBook: 5 Games. The position is equal.} 12. Nb3 dxc4 13. Bxc4 cxd4 14. Qe4 a4 $1 { [%cal Ra4b3]} ({Much worse is} 14... Nc5 $6 15. Nxc5 Bxc5 16. Bd3 $16) 15. Bxh6 {[#] Threatens to win with Qg4.} axb3 $146 ({But not} 15... gxh6 $6 16. Bd3 $16 ) ({Predecessor:} 15... Ndxe5 16. Nxe5 Nxe5 17. Qxe5 {1/2-1/2 (83) Paravyan,D (2631)-Lomasov,S (2550) Loo 2018}) 16. Bxg7 $1 Kxg7 17. Qg4+ Kh8 {Hoping for .. .Rg8.} 18. Qh5+ Kg7 $1 19. Qg4+ Kh8 {[#] ...Rg8 is the strong threat.} 20. Qh5+ Kg7 $1 21. Qg4+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2760"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,97,8,0,19,13,15,0,0,0,0,-14,-20,-37,-34,-52,-56,-80,-71,-114,-109, -114,-131,-128,-65,-108,-37,-10,-14,-14,-32,-25,-33,-32,-31,-26,-26,-141,-75, -150,-113,-114,-107,-112,-100,-106,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-72, -73,-72,-72,-72,-73,-65,-65,-65,-65,-65,-65,-65,-73,-73,-73,-72,-72,-72,-72, -72,-73,-73,-73,-73,-73,-72,-72]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nf3 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} Bc5 (7... Bb4 8. Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 Na5 11. Qa4 d6 12. Be3 Qc7 13. Nd4 a6 14. c5 d5 {0-1 (33) Gelfand,B (2695)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Moscow 2018}) 8. e3 Bb4 9. Bd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} O-O 10. Bg2 Be7 11. O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qc2 d5 12. cxd5 Nb4 13. Qb1 Qa6 14. Bf1 Qd6 {0-1 (29) Alsina Lopez,A (1658)-Burguete Archel,E (2209) Villava 2009}) 11... Qxb2 12. e4 d6 13. Rb1 Qa3 14. Re1 Ng4 15. h3 Nge5 16. Nb5 Qxa2 17. Bc3 Qxc4 18. Re3 a6 19. Nc7 {[#]} Rb8 (19... Nxf3+ $1 $17 20. Rxf3 Rb8) 20. Rc1 $1 $15 {[#]} Qc5 (20... Rd8 $1 $17 {Threatens to win with ...Qc5.} 21. Bxe5 dxe5 22. Qxd8+ Bxd8 23. Rxc4 Bxc7) 21. Bxe5 $1 Qa5 22. Nd5 exd5 ({Don't blunder } 22... dxe5 $2 23. Nxe7+ Nxe7 24. Qd6 $18) 23. Bc3 Qd8 {White must now prevent ...dxe4.} 24. exd5 Ne5 $1 25. Nxe5 dxe5 26. d6 (26. Bxe5 $11 {keeps the balance.} Bd6 27. Qd4 Bxe5 28. Qxe5) 26... Qxd6 ({Black should try} 26... Bg5 27. Bxe5 Bxe3 28. fxe3 Qb6) 27. Rd3 ({Better is} 27. Bd5 e4 28. Qh5) 27... Qg6 {...Bf5 is the strong threat.} 28. Bxe5 Bf5 29. Rd4 Rbc8 30. Bxb7 Rxc1 31. Qxc1 Bxh3 32. Qc7 Bf6 33. Bxf6 Qxf6 34. Rd6 Qe5 {And now ...a5 would win.} 35. Bxa6 Qe1+ 36. Kh2 Bg4 37. Kg2 Qe4+ 38. Kg1 Bh3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Re4g2]} 39. Bb7 Qe1+ 40. Kh2 Be6 41. Qb6 Qe5 42. Rd8 {White threatens Rxf8+ and mate.} g6 { Black is better.} 43. Qd6 Qxd6 (43... Qg7 {keeps more tension.} 44. Be4 Rxd8 45. Qxd8+ Qf8 46. Qf6 Qc5) 44. Rxd6 $17 {KRB-KRB} Kg7 45. Bd5 Bf5 46. f4 Rb8 { Strongly threatening ...Rb2+.} 47. Bf3 Rb2+ 48. Kg1 h5 49. Rd4 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Malakhov, Vladimir"] [Black "Matlakov, Maxim"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2691"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,83,25,18,36,9,9,6,11,8,10,7,8,5,15,6,10,7,25,0,14,0,34,34,34,34,34, 34,35,34,41,41,42,25,32,39,39,39,42,39,43,39,43,39,39,39,43,39,39,39,44,39,39, 38,45,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 c5 8. dxc5 c3 {D77: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0: Replies other than 6...c6} 9. Nb5 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6c5,Bc5e4][%mdl 32]} 10. Nxc3 Nxc5 11. Be3 Nfe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bd4 {[#] LiveBook: 3 Games} Bf5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 Nd6 16. Rac1 {1-0 (55) Kramnik,V (2787)-Wei, Y (2743) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 14. Bxg7 Qxd1 15. Rfxd1 Kxg7 16. Nd4 {[#] Black must now prevent g4!} Nd6 $1 17. Nxf5+ gxf5 18. Rac1 Rac8 19. Kf1 b6 20. Ke1 ( 20. b4 {feels hotter.} Kf6 21. a4 a5 22. Ke1 axb4 23. Rb1) 20... Kf6 21. e3 h6 22. Bf1 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Rc8 24. Rxc8 Nxc8 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 25. Kd2 Nd6 26. Kd3 e5 27. Bg2 Ke6 28. b4 e4+ 29. Kc3 Kd5 30. Bf1 f6 31. Be2 Ke5 32. Bd1 Nb5+ 33. Kb2 Nd6 34. Bb3 Nb5 35. Bg8 Nd6 36. Kc3 Nc8 37. Kb3 b5 38. a4 a6 $1 39. a5 Nd6 {The position is equal.} 40. Kc3 Nc8 41. Bf7 Ne7 42. Kb3 { Precision: White = 52%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Rodshtein, Maxim"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2662"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,81,35,41,42,28,31,7,20,9,0,0,12,0,0,0,0,-2,0,0,12,-16,0,0,0,0,2,12,0, 10,22,20,35,27,12,23,61,62,99,119,114,100,129,111,119,103,95,87,88,75,159,162, 158,162,124,175,170,163,156,167,146,160,516,511,655,618,1210,1198]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O h6 7. Nbd2 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Nd7 8. Nb3 Bg6 (8... Qc7 9. c3 Bh7 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 c5 12. Nxc5 Nxc5 13. dxc5 Qxc5 14. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (70) Carlsen,M (2832)-So,W (2815) chess.com INT 2017}) 9. a4 {LiveBook: 33 Games. White is slightly better.} a5 10. c3 Nf5 11. Ne1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bd2 Be7 12. c4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Bh5 14. Be2 Nf8 15. Bc3 Ng6 {0-1 (36) Svetushkin,D (2573)-Girya,O (2476) Minsk 2017 }) 11... Be7 12. Nd3 O-O 13. f4 b6 14. g4 Nh4 15. Be3 c5 {aiming for ...c4.} 16. Nd2 Rc8 17. Qe1 c4 18. Nf2 f5 19. h3 Bh7 20. Nh1 fxg4 21. hxg4 g5 22. Qg3 gxf4 23. Rxf4 Rxf4 24. Bxf4 Bg5 25. Nf2 Ng6 26. Be3 $1 Bxe3 27. Qxe3 Qh4 28. Kg2 {[%cal Bg1g2,Bg2f2,Bf2g3][%mdl 32]} Rf8 {Strongly threatening ...Nf4+.} 29. Nf3 Nf4+ {[#]} 30. Qxf4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxf2+ (30... Rxf4 31. Nxh4) 31. Kxf2 Rxf4 32. Kg3 Rf8 (32... Rf7 $142) 33. Rh1 Kg7 34. g5 hxg5 35. Nxg5 Bg8 36. Bg4 Re8 37. Rf1 Kg6 38. Kh4 Rf8 $2 {[#]} (38... Kg7 $16 {is tougher.} 39. Kg3 Re7) 39. Rh1 $18 {White is clearly winning.} Rc8 40. Rg1 Rc6 41. Nxe6 {Precision: White = 83%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Paravyan, David"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "2670"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,80,2,17,21,32,34,35,42,17,26,25,63,71,96,36,25,6,6,6,6,6,3,8,8,12,7, 0,10,0,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Bc4 Nb6 7. Bb3 d5 8. exd6 Qxd6 9. Na3 a6 10. O-O Bf5 11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. cxd4 {LiveBook: 38 Games. White wants to play Qf3.} g6 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} (12... e6 13. Qf3 Qd7 14. d5 Nxd5 15. Rd1 Bxa3 16. bxa3 O-O 17. h4 Rac8 18. Bxd5 exd5 19. Rxd5 Qe8 20. Rxf5 {1/2-1/2 (30) Howell,D (2644)-Vidit,S (2686) Douglas 2016}) 13. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor: } 13. Qf3 Bg7 14. Qxb7 O-O 15. Be3 Rfb8 16. Qf3 e5 17. dxe5 Bxe5 18. Rad1 Qb4 19. Bxb6 Qxb6 20. Nc4 Qc7 21. Nxe5 Qxe5 22. Rfe1 Qf6 23. Rd7 Re8 24. Red1 Qe5 25. Bxf7+ Kh8 26. Bxe8 Rxe8 27. Rd8 {1-0 (27) Picard,R (2339)-Goes,S (2127) Bussum 2009}) 13... Bg7 $1 14. Bg5 Bf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6g5] White is slightly better.} 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. Qf3 O-O 17. Qxb7 Qxd4 18. Qxe7 (18. Rad1 $16 Qxb2 19. Qxb6 (19. Rxe7 Rab8 $16) (19. Qxe7 Kg7 $14) 19... Qxa3 20. Re3) 18... Qxb2 $14 19. h3 a5 {The position is equal.} 20. Rad1 a4 21. Nc4 Nxc4 22. Bxc4 Rac8 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 23. Bd5 Kg7 24. Re2 Qf6 25. g4 Bc2 26. Qxf6+ Kxf6 27. Rdd2 Rfd8 28. Rxc2 Rxc2 29. Rxc2 Rxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 30. Rc4 Rd3 31. Rxa4 Rxh3 32. Kg2 Rc3 33. Ra5 g5 34. a4 Ra3 35. f3 Kg6 36. Ra8 h5 37. Ra6+ f6 38. gxh5+ Kxh5 39. Rxf6 Rxa4 40. Kg3 Ra3 { Precision: White = 65%, Black = 92%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Najer, Evgeniy"] [Black "Shinkevich, Vitaly"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2667"] [BlackElo "2433"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,53,-50,-56,-62,-54,-58,0,0,0,-10,27,27,56,47,50,56,67,63,72,79,80,77, 71,74,111,108,111,121,135,108,125,85,134,112,291,310,280,280,323,94,302,283, 283,282]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 d5 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. Ne5 Bd7 $1 { LiveBook: 9 Games. E11: Bogo-Indian} 7. Nxd7 (7. Nxc6 Bxd2+ 8. Bxd2 Bxc6 9. Qc2 dxc4 10. Qxc4 Ne4 11. Bf4 Nxf2 12. Kxf2 Qf6 13. Ke3 O-O-O 14. g3 {0-1 (52) Schekachikhin,M (2395)-Sargissian,G (2650) Minsk 2017}) 7... Qxd7 8. e3 O-O { Black is slightly better.} 9. a3 Bxd2+ 10. Bxd2 {[%cal Bc1d2,Bd2b4,Bb4c3][%mdl 32]} Ne4 11. Rd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bc3 Rad8 12. Qc2 e5 13. dxe5 Nxc3 14. Qxc3 {1/2-1/2 (40) Anino,S (2156)-Fidel,R (2197) Mar del Plata 2014}) 11... e5 12. cxd5 $1 Qxd5 13. Bc4 Qd6 14. d5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Ne7 15. Bb4 Nc5 16. Qc2 a5 17. Bc3 Nd7 18. O-O f5 19. b4 a4 20. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4, Bf4e5,Be5f6][%mdl 32]} Kh8 21. Ba2 Qb6 22. Kh1 Qxe3 $2 {[#]} (22... Ng6 $16 { is a better defense.}) 23. f4 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Nf6 (23... exf4 24. Rde1) 24. Rf3 ({Don't play} 24. fxe5 $6 Ne4 $16) ({Much less strong is} 24. Bxe5 $6 Rae8 $18) 24... Qe4 25. Qb2 $2 (25. Qd2 $18 {is the precise move to win.}) 25... Nexd5 $2 (25... Nfxd5 $16 26. Bxe5 Nf6) 26. fxe5 Nxc3 27. exf6 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Rublevsky, Sergei"] [Black "Alekseenko, Kirill"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,78,11,9,0,11,0,9,0,18,31,30,20,22,0,-3,-2,0,0,14,-5,-3,-8,0,-20,0, -11,-9,-17,8,-20,0,-68,-56,-62,-65,-59,-67,-58,-60,-77,-69,-80,-98,-197,-139, -141,-125,-525,-524,-559,-557,-557,-516,-29995,-29995,-29995,-29996,-29997, -29997]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 Be6 {B92: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} 10. Bf3 Nbd7 11. a4 { [%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Qb8 {LiveBook: 46 Games. The position is equal.} 12. h3 Rc8 13. Nd2 Bd8 14. Nf1 Bb6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Ba5 15. Bd2 Rc4 16. Nb1 Qc7 17. c3 {1-0 (39) Areshchenko,A (2682)-Santos Ruiz,M (2480) Sharjah 2017}) 15. a5 Bd4 16. Ne2 Bc5 17. Be3 b6 18. axb6 Qxb6 19. b3 a5 20. Neg3 g6 21. Nf5 {Black must now prevent Ne7+.} Rd8 22. g4 Kh8 (22... a4 {is more complex.} 23. bxa4 gxf5 24. exf5 Bc4 25. Bxa8 Rxa8 26. g5 Nd5) 23. N1g3 Bxe3 24. Nxe3 Nc5 (24... a4 $5) 25. g5 Ng8 26. Bg4 (26. h4 $11) 26... f6 $15 27. Bxe6 Nxe6 28. Nd5 Qa7 29. gxf6 Rf8 30. Re3 {[#]} Qf7 $1 31. Ne2 ({Avoid the trap} 31. Rf3 $2 Ng5 $19) 31... Ng5 32. Nb6 (32. Qd3 $17 {is a better defense.} Nxf6 33. Rf1) 32... Rad8 ({Worse is} 32... Qxf6 33. Qf1 $11) (32... Nxf6 $19 { aiming for ...Ng4!} 33. f4 Nfxe4) 33. f4 $17 Nxf6 {Strongly threatening ...d5.} 34. fxg5 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (34. Rxa5 $17 {is a better chance.} Nfxe4 35. Nd5) 34... Ng4 $1 $19 {( -> ...Qf2+)} 35. hxg4 Qf2+ 36. Kh1 Qxe3 37. Nc4 {[#]} (37. Qd3 $19 Qxb6 38. Ng3) 37... Qh3+ {Black mates.} 38. Kg1 Qxg4+ 39. Kh1 Rf2 { Precision: White = 32%, Black = 70%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Grachev, Boris"] [Black "Skatchkov, Valery"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2338"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,83,0,-21,15,13,15,0,-2,-21,0,-27,-39,-56,-25,-35,-15,-99,-69,-92,-14, -7,-30,-30,0,-25,-21,-63,-20,-21,-25,-35,-46,-33,-39,-38,-22,-37,-34,-18,-5, -14,0,-8,6,8,43,0,0,0,0,-264,0,0,0,-260,0,0,0,-261,0,0,0,-245,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. d3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e3 Be6 7. Be2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Qc2 f5 10. a3 a5 11. Bd2 {LiveBook: 14 Games. A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} (11. Na4 Qd6 12. Rd1 Rad8 13. d4 e4 14. Nd2 Bf7 15. Nc3 Qh6 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bc4 Kh8 18. Bxd5 Rxd5 {0-1 (55) Van Wely,L (2692)-Karjakin,S (2769) Wijk aan Zee 2012}) 11... Qe8 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Bc3 Qg6 14. Qa4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. b3 e4 15. dxe4 Bxe4 16. Qb2 f4 17. Rae1 Kh8 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Trois,F (2395)-Tompa,J (2440) Zamardi 1980}) 14... Rfd8 15. Rfd1 {[#]} b5 $1 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 544]} 16. Qc2 $1 (16. Qxb5 Rab8) 16... b4 17. Be1 Kh8 18. Qa4 (18. axb4 $11 axb4 19. Rxa8 Rxa8 20. Qd2) 18... Rab8 19. axb4 Bxb4 (19... axb4 $17 20. Rdc1 Rb7) 20. Qc2 $11 Bxe1 21. Rxe1 Rb4 (21... h6 {looks sharper.} 22. g3 Qf6 23. Nd2 f4 24. Qc3 Rf8) 22. g3 Rdb8 23. Reb1 Qe6 24. Nd2 f4 {...fxe3 is the strong threat.} 25. Bf3 Bxf3 26. Nxf3 fxe3 27. fxe3 Qh6 28. Qe2 e4 29. dxe4 Rxe4 30. Ra3 Rbe8 {[%cal Re4e3]} 31. Re1 Nb4 32. Rxa5 {[#] Black must now prevent Ng5.} Qb6 33. Qb5 Nd3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has some pressure.} 34. Re2 Nc1 35. Re1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (35. Rf2 $11 { and White stays safe.}) 35... Nd3 $2 (35... Rxe3 $19 36. Kg2 Rxe1 37. Nxe1 Qe3) 36. Re2 Nc1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36... Qxb5 $11 37. Rxb5 g6) 37. Re1 $19 Nd3 $2 ( 37... Rxe3 $19 38. Rxe3 Qxe3+ 39. Kg2 Nd3) 38. Re2 $11 Nc1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 38... Qxb5 $11 39. Rxb5 g6) 39. Re1 $19 Nd3 40. Re2 Nc1 41. Re1 Nd3 $2 ({ Black should try} 41... Rxe3 $19 42. Rxe3 Qxe3+ 43. Kg2 Nd3) 42. Re2 { Precision: White = 55%, Black = 43%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Khismatullin, Denis"] [Black "Ponkratov, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E91"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2601"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "108"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,108,53,62,41,56,39,50,42,58,25,32,28,43,40,46,39,58,55,43,43,46,53, 51,50,56,33,35,43,76,76,76,74,76,50,52,33,91,83,86,90,98,85,109,112,119,109, 185,177,177,178,279,232,267,252,376,345,281,118,100,74,141,0,108,0,116,83,95, 100,95,99,200,224,231,86,247,95,208,87,116,106,118,119,126,126,126,127,237, -662,-658,-645,-640,-616,-608,-5129,-2800]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. d4 d6 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O Bg4 8. d5 Re8 {LiveBook: 3 Games. E91: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2, unusual replies including 6...c5 and 6...Bg4} 9. Be3 Nbd7 10. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 e6 12. Qd2 exd5 13. exd5 Ne5 14. Be2 a6 15. Rfe1 Qa5 16. a3 Rab8 {1-0 (55) Lenderman,A (2611)-Gabuzyan, H (2571) chess.com INT 2018}) 10... a6 {White is slightly better.} 11. Qc2 Rb8 12. a4 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 e6 14. h3 exd5 15. exd5 Qa5 16. Bd2 Rxe1+ 17. Rxe1 Re8 18. Be2 Qd8 19. f4 Re7 20. Bf3 Rxe1+ 21. Bxe1 Qe7 22. Qe2 Qd8 23. g4 Kf8 24. Kg2 Qb6 25. Qc2 Ng8 ({Better is} 25... Qb4 $14) 26. Ne4 Ndf6 27. a5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Qd8 28. Ng3 Nd7 29. g5 Ne7 30. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} f5 (30... Qe8 $16) 31. h5 $18 Kf7 32. h6 Bh8 ( 32... Bd4 $142 33. Ne2 Bh8) 33. Bd1 b5 34. Qe2 $1 {[%cal Re2e6] Qe6+ is the strong threat.} Qb8 (34... Ke8 $142 35. cxb5 axb5) 35. Qe6+ Ke8 36. b4 (36. Nxf5 $1 $18 gxf5 37. g6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} hxg6 38. Bh4) 36... Nf8 $16 37. Qe2 Nd7 (37... Qb7 $142) 38. Qe6 {aiming for Nxf5.} Nf8 39. Qe2 Nd7 $1 40. Bb3 Bd4 41. Qd3 Qb7 42. Kh2 Kd8 (42... Bh8 $16) 43. Ne2 $18 Bh8 {[#]} 44. Ba2 (44. Bc3 $1 $18 {[%cal Rc3h8] is the precise move to win.} Bxc3 45. Qxc3) 44... Qb8 $2 ( 44... bxc4 $16 {is a better defense.} 45. Qxc4 (45. Bxc4 cxb4 46. Qb3 Nc5 $14) 45... Qb5) 45. Bd2 $2 (45. Bc3 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.} Bxc3 46. Qxc3) 45... Qb7 {[#]} (45... bxc4 $16 {keeps fighting.} 46. Qxc4 (46. Bxc4 cxb4 47. Qb3 Qa7 $14) 46... Bb2) 46. Be3 (46. Bc3 $1 $18 {[%cal Rc3h8] and the rest is easy.} bxc4 47. Bxc4 Bxc3 48. Qxc3) 46... bxc4 47. Bxc4 {And now bxc5 would win.} Qxb4 48. Bd2 Qa4 49. Bxa6 Qd1 50. Bc4 {Black must now prevent a6.} Qf1 ( 50... Nc8 $16 {was necessary.} 51. Kg2 Na7) 51. Qe3 $4 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (51. a6 $18 Qf2+ 52. Kh3) 51... Ne5 $1 $19 {[%cal Re5g4][%mdl 512] Black is clearly winning.} 52. fxe5 Bxe5+ 53. Ng3 Qxc4 54. Kh3 Qg4+ {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 45%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Alekseev, Evgeny"] [Black "Esipenko, Andrey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2622"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,105,6,19,19,17,18,29,13,26,13,19,17,17,0,24,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,5,0,17,0,11,14,8,14,0,6,30,0,13,5,33,33,41,39,50,35,50,26,68,10,60,62,59,66, 59,62,58,16,63,63,63,21,310,282,399,399,399,399,392,392,392,392,385,385,12807, 8855,6107,6087,29974,29971,29968,7110,29972,29973,29973,29972]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Ne5 e6 6. Bb5 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} Bd7 7. Nxd7 Qxd7 8. c3 Nf6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Nd2 ({Predecessor:} 10. Bd3 O-O 11. Nd2 a6 12. a4 Rab8 {1-0 (41) Wen,Y (2613) -Yu,R (2526) China 2017}) 10... Qc7 $146 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (10... O-O 11. Re1 a6 12. Bd3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 {1-0 (52) Kramnik,V (2787)-Caruana,F (2811) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 11. g3 O-O 12. Bd3 a6 13. a4 Na5 14. f4 Rab8 15. Qe2 g6 16. Ra2 Be7 17. Nf3 Nc4 18. Bxc4 Qxc4 19. Qxc4 dxc4 20. a5 Rbc8 $1 21. Ra4 Rc7 22. f5 gxf5 23. Bf4 Rcc8 24. Ne5 Nd5 25. Rxc4 Rxc4 (25... Rcd8 {is more complex.} 26. Bh6 Rfe8 27. Ra4 f6 28. Nd3 Bd6) 26. Nxc4 Rc8 27. Ne5 h5 28. Kf2 h4 29. Kf3 hxg3 30. Bxg3 f6 31. Nd3 Kf7 32. h4 Bf8 33. Re1 Rc6 34. Nf4 Ne7 35. Bf2 ({ White should play} 35. h5 $14) 35... Bh6 36. Nd3 $1 Nd5 37. Nc5 {Strongly threatening c4.} b5 38. axb6 Rxb6 39. c4 Nb4 40. Re2 Bg7 41. Bg3 {aiming for Bc7.} Rc6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41... e5 $1 $11) 42. Nb7 $1 $18 Ke7 (42... e5 { was called for.} 43. dxe5 (43. Nd8+ Kg6 $18) 43... fxe5) 43. d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c6]} Rxc4 {And now ...e5 would win.} 44. Bd6+ Ke8 45. Bxb4 Rxb4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame [#] KRB-KRN} 46. Nd6+ $1 Kd8 47. dxe6 {Intending e7+ and mate.} Rb3+ $2 (47... Bf8) 48. Re3 Rxe3+ 49. Kxe3 Bh6+ 50. Kd3 Bc1 51. Kc2 Ke7 52. Nxf5+ Kxe6 {[#]} 53. Nd4+ $1 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Popov, Ivan"] [Black "Pogorelskikh, Sergey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B00"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2142"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "1"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Kobalia, Mikhail"] [Black "Lobanov, Sergei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2601"] [BlackElo "2515"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,93,20,22,28,14,24,23,16,46,38,51,31,30,30,51,35,25,0,0,0,23,27,51,23, 37,32,67,68,88,88,93,90,91,67,72,80,76,75,64,46,51,48,49,54,52,47,93,45,65,54, 51,56,61,49,59,44,61,61,69,72,81,44,89,11,95,77,89,81,115,113,214,219,211,214, 474,477,469,463,789,766]} 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 (7... Nf6 8. Qe1 Bxe2 9. Qxe2 g6 10. f4 Bh6 11. Nd2 O-O 12. Qf2 e6 13. Qh4 Bg7 14. Nf3 Ne7 {1-0 (49) Piorun,K (2651)-Rodshtein,M (2699) Katowice 2017}) 8. Qe1 Nf6 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 9. Bg5 {The position is equal.} Bxe2 10. Qxe2 Bd6 11. g3 Nd7 12. Nd2 O-O 13. Nf3 Rfe8 14. Rad1 a6 15. Bc1 $146 b5 16. a4 bxa4 17. Qc2 Nf8 18. Qxa4 Na5 19. Rfe1 Rec8 20. Ne5 $36 {[%cal Bf3e5,Be5g4, Bg4e3][%mdl 2080] White fights for an advantage.} f6 21. Ng4 Nc4 22. Ne3 Nb6 23. Qa5 Nbd7 24. Qa2 Nb6 25. Bd2 a5 26. Rc1 Qd7 27. c4 {[#] c5 is the strong threat.} Bb4 28. Bxb4 axb4 29. Qb3 dxc4 30. Bxc4 Kh8 31. d5 {[%cal Rd5e6]} (31. Qxb4 {with more complications.} Qxd4 32. Red1 Qc5 33. Qxc5 Rxc5 34. b4) 31... exd5 32. Bxd5 Nxd5 33. Nxd5 Rxc1 34. Rxc1 {Strongly threatening Nb6.} Qe6 35. Qf3 {Black must now prevent Nc7.} Rc8 36. Rxc8 Qxc8 37. Kg2 Qc5 38. h4 h6 {[#]} 39. Qe4 (39. Nf4 $1 $16) 39... b3 (39... Qc6 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 40. Ne7 h5 41. Nd5 Kg8 42. Qf3 Qc2 (42... Qc4 $16 {was necessary.}) 43. Qxh5 $18 { [%cal Rd5e7]} Qe4+ 44. Qf3 Qc2 $2 (44... Qc4 {is a better defense.} 45. Ne7+ Kf7) 45. Ne7+ {White is clearly winning.} Kf7 46. Nf5 Qxb2 (46... Qc7 $142 47. Qxb3+ Ne6) 47. Qd5+ {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Sarana, Alexey"] [Black "Romanov, Evgeny"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,92,14,11,0,0,0,0,0,4,10,10,0,0,-14,-8,-33,-18,-36,-22,-29,-29,-60, -39,-16,-15,-32,-15,-82,-20,-74,-51,-72,-8,-11,-10,-10,-11,-52,-52,-54,-64,-86, -33,-31,-29,-54,-45,-78,-70,-151,-151,-151,-151,-175,-149,-223,-224,-452,-445, -451,-447,-446,-447,-424,-437,-431,-409,-437,-436,-495,-487,-485,-477,-553, -545]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 a5 5. e3 Nf6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. a3 {E11: Bogo-Indian} Be7 9. Nc3 Bb7 10. cxd5 exd5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 11. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qb3 Nbd7 12. Rfd1 Re8 13. Rac1 h6 14. Be1 Bf8 { 1/2-1/2 (43) Bacrot,E (2704)-Miton,K (2606) Montpellier 2015}) 11... Nbd7 12. Bc1 Re8 13. Bb2 Ne4 14. Qc2 Bf8 15. Ne2 Bd6 16. Ng3 g6 17. Rac1 Rc8 18. Qe2 Qe7 19. a4 h5 20. Nd2 Nxg3 21. hxg3 Nf6 22. Rfe1 Ng4 23. Nf1 {[#]} (23. Nf3 $11) 23... Qg5 (23... f5 $1 $17) 24. f3 (24. Bc3 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 24... Nh6 25. Qc2 Bxg3 ({Black should try} 25... Re6 $17) 26. Nxg3 $11 Qxg3 27. Qf2 Qg5 28. Rc2 Nf5 29. Bxf5 Qxf5 30. Rc3 c6 (30... Qg5 $17 31. Ba3 h4) 31. Qh4 $15 Qd7 32. e4 dxe4 33. Rce3 exf3 34. d5 (34. Qf6 $15 Rxe3 35. Rxe3) 34... Rxe3 $17 ({ Avoid the trap} 34... cxd5 $2 35. Qf6 $18) 35. Rxe3 {[#]} Qf5 $1 {[%cal Rf5b1] Hoping for ...Qb1+.} ({Don't do} 35... cxd5 36. Qf6 $15) 36. Qf2 Qxd5 {And now ...c5 would win.} 37. Qe1 (37. Rxf3 $17 {is a better defense.} c5 38. Qh4 Qd1+ 39. Rf1) 37... Qc5 $19 38. Kh2 $2 (38. gxf3 Kh7 39. Qc3 Qxc3 40. Bxc3) 38... Qc2 {[%csl Gf3][%cal Rc2g2]} 39. Rxf3 {Threatens to win with Qe5.} Qxb2 40. Qe7 Rf8 41. Qxb7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qe5+ 42. Kg1 Qc5+ 43. Kh2 b5 { Black is clearly winning.} 44. Qc7 bxa4 45. bxa4 Qd5 46. Rf6 Re8 {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Potkin, Vladimir"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B08"] [WhiteElo "2574"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,66,39,28,31,32,0,47,52,49,27,50,41,41,41,51,41,41,56,52,14,13,0,17, 13,18,12,29,29,23,8,13,12,17,21,18,12,7,4,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Be3 e5 8. dxe5 dxe5 {LiveBook: 21 Games. B08: Pirc Defence: Classical System} 9. Bb5 (9. Qxd8 Rxd8 10. Rfd1 Bg4 11. Kf1 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Nd4 13. Rac1 a6 14. Nd5 Nxd5 15. exd5 Rd7 16. Bxd4 exd4 17. Re1 Kf8 {0-1 (71) Guseinov,G (2645)-Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 9... Bd7 10. Qe2 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Qe7 11. Bg5 Qe8 12. Rad1 a6 13. Bc4 Bg4 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nd5 Bd8 16. c3 {1-0 (70) Berzinsh,R (2390)-Hoi,C (2430) Debrecen 1992}) 11. Rad1 Qc8 12. a3 h6 13. h3 a6 14. Bc4 Be6 15. Bxe6 Qxe6 16. Nd5 Rac8 17. Nxf6+ Qxf6 18. Rd5 Qe6 19. c3 f5 20. Bc1 Nd8 21. Rfd1 Nf7 22. Ne1 (22. Qc2 {keeps more tension.} Nd6 23. exf5 Nxf5 24. Qe4 Nd6 25. Qa4) 22... Rcd8 {The position is equal.} 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Rxd8+ Nxd8 25. exf5 gxf5 26. f4 exf4 27. Qxe6+ (27. Qd1 {with more complications.} Qb6+ 28. Kf1 Ne6 29. Nd3 Qc6 30. Bxf4 Nxf4 31. Nxf4 Be5 32. Nd3 ) 27... Nxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 28. Kf2 Be5 29. Nd3 Bd6 30. Kf3 Ng5+ 31. Kf2 Ne6 32. Kf3 Ng5+ 33. Kf2 Ne6 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 59%. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Goganov, Aleksey"] [Black "Lysyj, Igor"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2630"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,80,70,53,61,48,69,24,29,0,78,29,37,0,14,10,30,16,16,8,8,7,2,13,31,0, 0,11,0,0,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 a6 7. h3 Ba7 8. Bb3 Ne7 9. Re1 Ng6 10. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} O-O 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Ng3 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Re8 13. Bc2 h6 14. d4 c6 15. Be3 Qc7 16. Qc1 {LiveBook: 7 Games} (16. Qd2 Rad8 17. Rad1 b5 18. b3 Bb6 19. Qc1 Bc8 {1/2-1/2 (58) Anand,V (2779)-Nakamura,H (2779) Saint Louis 2016}) 16... Rad8 17. a4 a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... d5 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Bxe3 20. Qxe3 Qxe5 {1-0 (28) Perez,M (2406)-Varacalli,F (2088) Caba 2017}) 18. Kh1 Bb8 19. Kg1 Ba7 20. b3 (20. Nf5 $5 {[%cal Re3h6]}) 20... Bc8 21. c4 exd4 22. Nxd4 Bc5 23. Ndf5 {aiming for Bxh6!} Bxe3 24. Rxe3 d5 25. exd5 cxd5 26. cxd5 Rxd5 27. Rxe8+ (27. Nh5 {is interesting.} Rxe3 28. Nxf6+ gxf6 29. Nxe3 Rc5 30. Qd1) 27... Nxe8 {The position is equal.} 28. Ne3 Rc5 29. Qd2 Nf6 30. Bxg6 fxg6 31. b4 axb4 32. Qxb4 Kh7 33. Rd1 Bd7 34. Ne2 Re5 35. Rc1 Qa5 36. Rb1 Qxa4 37. Qxa4 Bxa4 38. Rxb7 Bd7 39. Nd4 Re4 40. Ndc2 Ba4 {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Maletin, Pavel"] [Black "Drygalov, Andrey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2431"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,75,43,41,41,34,50,31,44,47,56,26,52,49,53,51,65,63,78,60,60,54,65,57, 58,56,58,59,93,119,110,106,128,139,166,157,363,350,366,335,354,353,362,366,375, 366,519,519,585,589,583,583,572,573,1165,1165,1124,1099,29987,29988]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 g6 4. c4 c6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. d3 Nbd7 9. Nbd2 Bxf3 10. Nxf3 {LiveBook: 7 Games} e6 {A11: English Opening: 1...c6} 11. Qc2 Qe7 12. Rac1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. a3 a6 13. b4 Rfd8 14. Rfe1 a5 15. c5 Ng4 16. d4 f5 17. h3 Ngf6 18. b5 {1/2-1/2 (42) Wen,Y (2591)-Lin,C (2475) Xinghua 2014}) 12... Ne8 {White is slightly better.} 13. d4 Nef6 14. Ne1 Rfd8 15. Nd3 Rac8 16. Rfd1 Qf8 17. e3 Qd6 18. Qb1 Qb8 19. Bc3 Re8 20. a4 Ne4 21. Be1 f5 22. Qa2 g5 23. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Nd6 24. c5 Nc4 25. b5 Kh8 26. Nb4 {[%cal Bd3b4,Bb4c6,Bc6e7,Be7c8,Bc8d6,Bd6e8][%mdl 32] Strongly threatening Rxc4.} f4 $2 {[#]} (26... Qa8 $16 {was worth a try.} 27. Bf1 e5 28. Bxc4 dxc4 29. Qxc4 exd4) 27. Rxc4 $18 dxc4 28. bxc6 bxc6 29. Nxc6 ({Less strong is} 29. Bxc6 Rxc6 30. Nxc6 Qa8 $16) 29... Qc7 30. Ba5 ({Weaker is} 30. Qxc4 Nb8 $18) 30... Qb7 {[#]} 31. Ne7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} f3 (31... Qa6 $142) ( 31... Rxe7 32. Bxb7) 32. Nxc8 fxg2 33. Nd6 Qf3 34. Nxe8 Qxd1+ 35. Kxg2 Qb3 36. Qxb3 cxb3 37. c6 Nb6 38. Bxb6 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 21%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Yuffa, Daniil"] [Black "Timofeev, Artyom"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D91"] [WhiteElo "2566"] [BlackElo "2579"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "102"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,102,23,3,0,-4,-2,-4,-2,0,0,0,28,4,52,-29,36,25,55,41,50,10,10,10,10, 10,10,10,10,5,47,0,56,-63,-62,-70,0,0,0,0,0,0,11,11,8,1,10,8,7,12,13,10,6,9,35, 35,35,35,35,35,64,60,152,162,205,205,205,205,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206, 206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,206,107,107,107,107,95,95]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. h4 {LiveBook: 11 Games. D91: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bg5} (6. Nxd5 Nxg5 7. Nxg5 e6 $19) (6. Bf4 O-O 7. e3 c5 8. cxd5 Bf5 9. Be2 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Be4 12. O-O Bxd5 13. Bg3 Nc6 14. Rb1 {1/2-1/2 (26) Moiseenko,A (2674)-Heimann,A (2578) Germany 2017}) 6... Nxg5 7. hxg5 dxc4 8. Qa4+ {The position is equal.} c6 9. Qxc4 Qb6 10. O-O-O Be6 11. Qa4 a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Na6 12. e3 Nc7 13. Bc4 O-O-O 14. Bxe6+ Nxe6 { 1/2-1/2 (30) Medina Mitchell,M-Garcia Cedeno,C ICCF email 2016}) 12. Rh4 (12. e3 $14) 12... Nd7 (12... Na6 $11) 13. e3 $14 Qc7 14. Qc2 a4 15. d5 cxd5 16. Nxd5 Qxc2+ 17. Kxc2 Rc8+ 18. Kb1 {aiming for Bb5.} a3 19. bxa3 Rc5 20. Bc4 (20. Ra4 $5 {[%cal Ra4a8]} Rxd5 21. Ra8+ Nb8 22. Rxb8+ Kd7 23. Rxb7+ Kc6 24. Rxd5 Bxd5 25. Rb4 $16 (25. Rxe7 Rb8+ 26. Kc1 Rb2 $11)) 20... h5 (20... Bf5+ $11 21. e4 Bg4 22. Rxg4 Rxc4) 21. Rf4 (21. a4 $14) 21... Bf5+ $15 22. e4 Be6 (22... Bg4 $1 $15 23. Nb6 Ne5) 23. Bb3 $11 Ne5 24. Nxe5 Bxe5 25. Rh4 $1 Bxd5 (25... Bd6 { is more complex.} 26. f4 Ra5 27. a4 O-O 28. g3 b5) 26. Rxd5 Rxd5 27. Bxd5 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} b6 28. f4 Bd6 29. e5 Bc5 30. f5 gxf5 31. e6 fxe6 32. Bxe6 Kf8 33. Bxf5 Kg7 34. a4 Rd8 35. Rxh5 Rh8 (35... Rd2 $14) 36. g4 $16 Be3 {[#]} 37. g6 $1 Rxh5 38. gxh5 $18 {KB-KB} e6 39. Be4 Bd2 40. Kc2 Ba5 41. Kd3 Be1 42. Kc4 Ba5 43. Kb5 Kh6 44. Kc6 Kg7 45. Kc7 Kh6 46. Bd3 Kg7 47. Kd7 Bc3 48. Kxe6 Ba5 49. h6+ ({White should try} 49. Kd7 $18) 49... Kxh6 $16 {White is better.} 50. Kf7 {[#] Intending g7 and mate.} Bc3 51. a3 Bd4 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Lomasov, Semen"] [Black "Hasangatin, Ramil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B32"] [WhiteElo "2559"] [BlackElo "2502"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,73,47,37,70,94,97,41,107,95,100,102,102,96,137,120,132,136,204,188, 235,228,301,298,301,295,305,297,316,304,255,172,159,173,168,100,111,88,75,64, 148,153,149,145,383,363,1161,1116,1193,1182]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 a6 6. Nd6+ Bxd6 7. Qxd6 Qe7 8. Qd1 Nf6 9. Nc3 d6 10. Bg5 { B32: Sicilian: Löwenthal and Kalashnikov Variations} Be6 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Nb8 13. a4 h6 14. Be3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} a5 15. Bb5+ $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Be2 Nbd7 16. c3 e4 17. Qd4 O-O {0-1 (48) Hauge,L (2448)-Li,C (2720) Khanty-Mansiysk 2017}) 15... Nbd7 16. g4 (16. Qf3 $16) 16... h5 (16... e4 $14) 17. g5 $16 Ng4 18. Bd2 $1 {aiming for f3.} e4 {[#]} 19. Qe2 $1 Nge5 20. O-O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is on the roll.} Nf3 21. Bf4 Rd8 (21... O-O $16) 22. h4 O-O {[#]} 23. Rh3 $1 {[%cal Rh3f3]} Nfe5 24. Qxe4 (24. Qxh5 Nf3 $16) 24... Nc5 25. Qe2 Ng6 {Threatens to win with ...Qxe2.} 26. Be3 Rc8 {[%cal Bd8c8,Bc8c7, Bc7e7][%mdl 32]} 27. Kb1 ({Less strong is} 27. Qxh5 Qe4 $16) 27... Qe4 28. f3 Qf5 29. Rhh1 Rc7 30. Ka2 (30. Bf2 $18) 30... Rfc8 31. c3 Re7 32. Qf2 Ne5 (32... Re5 $1 $14) 33. Bxc5 Rxc5 34. Rhe1 Rcc7 $2 (34... Ng6 $16 {was called for.}) 35. Qb6 $1 $18 {[%csl LRa5,LRd6]} Qg6 $2 {[#]} (35... Rcd7 36. Bxd7 Rxd7 37. Qxa5 Qxf3) 36. Rxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} dxe5 37. Qxg6 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Bocharov, Ivan"] [Black "Drygalov, Sergey"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C92"] [WhiteElo "2547"] [BlackElo "2418"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "133"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,133,7,0,23,17,8,15,13,0,-7,-7,0,-8,0,-2,8,-23,-28,-22,0,0,-6,-17,40, 40,52,51,52,52,52,43,52,43,52,43,52,43,43,43,47,47,47,2,7,0,72,70,75,70,95,69, 63,64,69,63,63,67,76,54,89,0,61,73,65,66,66,66,85,67,68,72,86,79,73,52,106,60, 48,48,56,54,60,56,57,17,49,0,39,38,30,30,48,39,48,85,117,148,315,197,29980, 29981,29981,29981]} 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 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Nbd2 Bf8 12. a3 h6 13. d5 { C93: Closed Ruy Lopez: Smyslov Variation} (13. Bc2 Nb8 14. b3 Nbd7 15. Bb2 c5 16. d5 Bc8 17. a4 Rb8 18. axb5 axb5 19. Bd3 Nh5 20. Bf1 g6 21. Nh2 Ng7 22. Bd3 Nf6 {1-0 (49) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Ivanchuk,V (2726) Riadh 2017}) 13... Nb8 14. Nh2 Nbd7 15. Qf3 c6 16. dxc6 Bxc6 17. Ba2 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qe7 18. Ndf1 g6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18... Nc5 19. Ng3 Qb7 20. Ng4 Ncxe4 21. Nxe4 Nxe4 22. Bxh6 gxh6 23. Rxe4 Bxe4 {1-0 (46) Bologan,V (2530)-Suhl,D (2220) Berlin 1995}) 19. Ng3 Bg7 20. h4 h5 21. Bg5 Nf8 {[%cal Bd7f8,Bf8h7,Bh7f6][%mdl 32]} 22. Nhf1 N8h7 23. Ne3 Qb7 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 24. Bxf6 Nxf6 25. Rad1 Rad8 26. Nd5 Bxd5 27. Bxd5 Qe7 (27... Nxd5 $11 28. Rxd5 Qe7) 28. Bb3 $14 Rd7 29. Nf1 {[%cal Bg3f1,Bf1h2, Bh2f3][%mdl 32]} Bh6 30. g3 Rb8 31. Rd3 Kg7 32. Red1 Rb6 33. Qe2 Qd8 34. Nh2 a5 35. Nf3 Qc7 36. Kg2 Re7 37. Ng5 Nd7 38. Rf3 {[%cal Rf3f7]} Bxg5 (38... Nc5 $1 $11 {remains equal.} 39. Bd5 f6) 39. hxg5 $16 Nc5 40. Bd5 Ne6 41. Bxe6 Rxe6 42. Rd5 Qb7 43. Rfd3 Qe7 44. Qe3 Rb8 45. Rd1 Rb7 46. R1d3 (46. Qd2 $16) 46... f6 ({ Black should play} 46... Rb8 $1 $11) 47. Qd2 Rb6 48. gxf6+ Rxf6 49. Qe2 (49. Qe3 {seems wilder.} Rb7 50. f3 Qf8 51. Qd2 Rb6 52. Qe2) 49... Qc7 50. Rf3 Rxf3 51. Qxf3 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qd7 52. Qe3 Qc7 53. Qd3 Qc6 (53... Qc4 $14) 54. f4 Qc4 55. Qe3 b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4a3]} 56. b3 ({Not} 56. Rxa5 Rb7 $18 ) 56... Qc7 $1 57. axb4 axb4 58. c4 Ra6 59. fxe5 (59. c5 $5 {[%cal Re3d2]}) 59... dxe5 60. Qd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] [#] Strongly threatening Rd7+. White has good play.} Ra7 61. Qxb4 {Hoping for Qc3.} Ra2+ 62. Rd2 Qa7 $1 63. Qd6 Kh7 64. b4 h4 $2 (64... Qa8 $16) 65. gxh4 Qe3 $2 {[#]} (65... Qa8 $18) 66. Qe7+ Kg8 67. Qe8+ {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Iljin, Artem"] [Black "Antipov, Mikhail Al"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2528"] [BlackElo "2597"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,84,44,37,35,37,80,72,110,70,61,56,57,56,58,38,77,19,19,19,16,17,130, 127,154,156,177,171,256,248,275,275,255,76,87,93,112,0,0,-649,-649,-649,-649, -649,-649,-649,-649,-580,-580,-579,-534,-649,-649,-649,-649,-639,-597,-874, -866,-859,-815,-814,-642,-1206,-879,-858,-748]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. c4 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} a6 10. Rc1 dxc4 11. Bxc4 {LiveBook: 5 Games. White is slightly better.} b5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Nbd7 12. a4 Be7 13. g3 Bh5 14. O-O O-O 15. Ng2 Rad8 16. Nf4 Kh8 {1/2-1/2 (34) So,W (2822)-Caruana,F (2817) chess.com INT 2017}) 12. Be2 c5 13. dxc5 Nc6 14. a3 Rd8 15. Nxg6 hxg6 16. g3 $1 g5 17. Qc2 Ne5 $1 18. Ne4 (18. b4 $16) 18... Nxe4 $11 19. Qxe4 ({Don't take} 19. fxe4 $6 Be7 $16) 19... f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5e4]} 20. Qc2 {And now b4 would win.} Be7 {[#]} (20... g4 $11 {remains equal.} 21. fxg4 Qc6) 21. b4 $1 $16 Kf7 22. O-O Rh3 23. Rf2 Rdh8 (23... Bf6 $142 24. e4 g6) 24. f4 $18 gxf4 25. exf4 (25. gxf4 Qc6 $16) 25... Qc6 26. Rg2 $2 (26. Qb3 $18 {is the precise move to win.} Nc4 27. Bf3) 26... Nf3+ $16 27. Bxf3 $1 Qxf3 28. Re1 (28. Rf1 $16 Qxa3 29. c6) 28... Bf6 $40 {[%mdl 128] White needs to defend precisely.} 29. Re3 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (29. Qc1 $11) 29... Bd4 $19 {[#] ( -> ...Rxh2). Black is clearly winning.} 30. Qb3 R8h6 31. Qd3 Qd1+ 32. Qf1 Bxe3+ 33. Bxe3 Qxf1+ 34. Kxf1 Rxh2 35. Rxh2 Rxh2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KB} 36. Bf2 Ke7 37. Kg1 Rh5 38. Bd4 g5 39. Kg2 Kd7 40. Be3 gxf4 41. gxf4 Kc6 42. Bd4 Rh7 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 66%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Chernobay, Artem"] [Black "Pershin, Denis"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2510"] [BlackElo "2392"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "199"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,199,-11,-9,-22,-18,-11,0,-14,17,-6,14,14,13,8,18,8,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 15,9,9,0,5,0,7,6,15,0,0,-7,-1,-4,-5,-6,-5,-5,-9,-54,-51,-57,-47,-43,-8,-36,-22, -59,-27,-72,-72,-69,-30,-33,-20,-73,-75,-95,-54,-70,-54,-58,-30,-30,-30,-37,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,-14,0,-3,-8,-3,-6,-8,-2,-2,-2,-2,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,-10,-19,-10,-27,0,0,0,-39,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,0,-13,0,0, 0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. Be3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Nge7 9. c4 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (9. Bb5 a6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. c4 Qd7 12. Nc3 dxc4 13. Na4 Nd5 14. Nxf5 exf5 15. Rc1 c3 16. Qc2 Be7 17. Nxc3 Nxe3 18. fxe3 {1-0 (26) Nepomniachtchi,I (2733)-Laznicka,V (2654) Heraklio 2017}) 9... Nxd4 10. Bxd4 dxc4 11. Qa4+ Nc6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 12. Rd1 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Bd3 13. Be3 Qd7 14. Bxd3 cxd3 15. Nc3 Bb4 16. Qb5 Bxc3 17. bxc3 {0-1 (39) Zubarev,A (2597)-Sumets,A (2587) Metz 2012}) 13. Na3 {[%cal Bb1a3,Ba3b5,Bb5d6][%mdl 32]} O-O 14. Bc3 Qc7 (14... Qe8 $5 { [%cal Ra7a6]} 15. Nb5 Qb8 $11) 15. Nb5 Qb6 16. Nd6 Rad8 17. Nxf5 ({But not} 17. Qxc4 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 Bxd6 $15) 17... exf5 18. Qxc4 Bc5 19. Qf4 Bd4 20. Qxf5 Bxc3 21. bxc3 Qc5 22. Bf3 Nxe5 23. Bxb7 Qxc3 24. h4 g6 25. Qf4 Nd3 26. Qf3 Qe5 27. g3 Rd6 28. Rab1 Rfd8 29. Qe3 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Qxe3 30. fxe3 Ne5 31. Rxd6 Rxd6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 32. Rb2 Ng4 33. e4 Rd3 34. Kg2 Ne3+ 35. Kh3 h5 36. Bc6 Kg7 (36... a5 {with more complications.} 37. a4 Rd6 38. Rb6 Kg7 39. Ra6 Nd1) 37. Rf2 Rd1 38. e5 Re1 39. Bf3 Nc4 40. Rc2 (40. e6 $11) 40... Nxe5 $17 41. Bd5 Rd1 42. Rc5 Rd2 43. Ra5 f6 44. Rxa7+ Kh6 45. Bg2 g5 46. hxg5+ fxg5 47. Ra6+ Kg7 48. Ra7+ Kf8 49. Ra8+ Ke7 {[#] aiming for ...g4+.} 50. Ra7+ $1 Kd6 51. Ra6+ Kc7 52. Ra7+ Kb6 53. Rb7+ Kc5 54. Rb1 Rxa2 {Threatening ...Rd2.} 55. Rd1 {[#] Black must now prevent Rd5+.} g4+ 56. Kh2 Nf3+ 57. Kh1 Nd2 58. Kg1 Kd4 59. Kf2 Ke5 {And now ...Nc4+ would win.} 60. Re1+ Kd4 {Strongly threatening ...Ne4+.} 61. Rd1 Kd3 62. Bf1+ Kc2 63. Re1 $1 Ra5 64. Bg2 Kd3 65. Re3+ Kd4 {Threatens to win with ...Ra2.} 66. Re8 Nc4 67. Rd8+ Ke5 68. Re8+ Kf6 69. Re2 Nd6 70. Rd2 Nf5 {...Ra3 is the strong threat.} 71. Be4 Ne7 72. Bg2 Ra3 73. Be4 {The position is equal.} Ra4 74. Re2 Nc8 75. Bd5 Rd4 76. Ba2 Nd6 77. Bb1 Nb5 78. Ke3 Rd5 {Hoping for ...Re5+.} 79. Bd3 Nd6 80. Rb2 Nf5+ 81. Bxf5 $1 Rxf5 $11 {KR-KR} 82. Ke4 Rf3 83. Rb6+ Kg5 84. Rb5+ Kg6 85. Rb6+ Rf6 86. Rb5 Re6+ 87. Kf4 Ra6 88. Rg5+ Kh6 {( -> ...Ra4+)} 89. Rb5 Rf6+ 90. Ke4 Rg6 91. Kf4 Ra6 92. Kf5 Rc6 93. Rb8 Rc5+ 94. Kf6 {[%cal Rb8h8]} Rc6+ ( 94... Rc7 {keeps more tension.} 95. Rh8+ Rh7 96. Rxh7+) 95. Kf5 Rc3 96. Rh8+ Kg7 97. Rxh5 Rxg3 98. Rg5+ Kf7 99. Rxg4 Rxg4 100. Kxg4 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Gutenev, Alexander"] [Black "Tsydypov, Zhamsaran"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B33"] [WhiteElo "2474"] [BlackElo "2525"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 28,85,12,5,21,21,32,17,64,12,78,74,95,88,105,35,106,78,85,73,110,49,39, 31,28,14,51,32,31,45,40,38,33,31,31,31,31,39,58,0,0,0,0,-49,-38,-45,-37,-29,-6, 0,-8,-17,-27,-33,-3,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c4 b4 { B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations} 12. Nc2 O-O 13. g3 Bg5 14. Bg2 a5 15. O-O {LiveBook: 142 Games} Ra7 (15... Ne7 16. Nce3 Bxe3 17. Nxe3 Be6 18. Rc1 Nc6 19. Nf5 {1-0 (54) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Yu,Y (2751) Huaian 2017}) 16. Qd3 Be6 17. Rad1 Rd7 18. Kh1 $146 (18. f4 $14 Bh6 19. Qe2) ({Predecessor:} 18. f4 exf4 19. gxf4 Bh6 20. Nde3 Qb6 {1/2-1/2 (44) Sanal,V (2487)-Oparin,G (2562) Moscow 2015}) 18... g6 (18... Ne7 $11) 19. f4 $16 exf4 20. gxf4 Bh6 21. Nde3 (21. Qg3 $16) 21... Qc7 (21... Qh4 $14 22. f5 Ne5) 22. Nf5 Bg7 23. b3 ({ Stronger than} 23. Nxd6 {[#]} Ne5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]}) 23... Bc3 24. Nce3 ({ White should try} 24. Nfe3 $16) 24... Rdd8 $1 $14 25. Ng3 Qa7 26. Nd5 Bxd5 27. exd5 Ne7 28. f5 f6 29. fxg6 hxg6 30. Ne2 Be5 $1 31. Nf4 Bxf4 32. Rxf4 Kg7 33. Rff1 (33. Rdf1 $14) 33... Rh8 $11 34. Rde1 Rh5 35. Re6 Nf5 36. h3 Rg5 {...Ng3+ is the strong threat.} 37. Kh2 Rd7 38. Qd2 Re7 39. Rfe1 Rxe6 40. dxe6 Nh4 41. Bh1 $1 {[#] Hoping for e7.The position is equal.} Re5 42. Rxe5 fxe5 43. Be4 { Precision: White = 41%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Palchun, Grigory"] [Black "Iljiushenok, Ilia"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2454"] [BlackElo "2516"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,74,28,20,17,0,64,50,60,22,37,-8,1,-38,-31,-96,-18,-27,-11,-47,-47, -13,-31,-37,-42,-37,-43,-63,-54,-68,-76,-164,-156,-156,-153,-162,-156,-349, -347,-358,-239,-255,-233,-458,-425,-503,-468,-499,-493,-687,-662,-887,-850, -801,-537,-555,-547,-676,-632,-881,-900,-839,-871,-1666,-1656,-1973,-1920]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 a6 (4... Bg7 5. h4 h5 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 Bxf3 8. Bxf3 c6 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. O-O-O b5 11. Kb1 {1/2-1/2 (34) Aronian,L (2797) -Vachier Lagrave,M (2793) Caleta 2018}) 5. Be2 Bg7 6. h4 {LiveBook: 5 Games. A45: Trompowsky Attack} h5 7. Nf3 c5 (7... c6 $11) 8. dxc5 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. Rg1 e6 10. Bg5 Qb6 11. Qd2 Nxe5 12. dxe5 {0-1 (26) Melendez Lopez,E (1442)-Mejias Nunez,R (1629) San Juan 2017}) 8... Qa5 9. Qd2 O-O 10. Ne5 Nc6 11. Nd3 Re8 12. Rb1 (12. a3 $15) 12... Ne4 (12... e5 $17 {Hoping for ...d4.} 13. b4 Nxb4 14. Rxb4 exf4 15. Rxf4 Bf5) 13. Nxe4 $11 {[#] aiming for Qxa5.} Qxa2 14. Nf6+ Bxf6 15. O-O Bf5 16. Bg5 Bg7 17. f3 Qa5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is pushing.} 18. b4 Qc7 $1 19. Nf2 a5 20. e4 (20. bxa5 $17 {was necessary.} Rxa5 21. Qxd5) 20... dxe4 $19 21. fxe4 Red8 22. Bd3 Be6 23. b5 $2 {[#]} (23. bxa5 $17 Nxa5 24. Bf4 Qxc5 25. Qb4 Qxb4 26. Rxb4) 23... Ne5 24. c6 bxc6 25. b6 Qb7 {And now ...a4 would win.} 26. Nh3 $2 (26. Qc1 ) 26... c5 {...Bxh3 is the strong threat.Black is clearly winning.} 27. Qf2 Nxd3 28. cxd3 Rxd3 29. Kh2 Bd4 30. Qc2 Rc3 31. Qd2 Rb3 32. Rxb3 Bxb3 33. Nf4 Qxb6 34. Bxe7 Qc7 35. Bg5 a4 {[%cal Ba5a4,Ba4a3,Ba3a2][%mdl 32]} 36. Kh1 a3 37. Ne2 a2 {Precision: White = 26%, Black = 82%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Looshnikov, Nikolai"] [Black "Bocharov, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "2435"] [BlackElo "2594"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,64,37,25,36,25,39,31,31,26,42,0,15,15,24,11,21,19,35,33,44,29,36,0, 62,58,61,46,45,37,60,0,0,0,55,0,0,0,36,0,0,0,57,15,27]} 1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nf3 d6 6. Qxd4 e6 7. Nbd2 Nc6 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} 8. Bb5 Bd7 9. Bxc6 Bxc6 10. Nc4 dxe5 11. Ncxe5 f6 12. Nxc6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} bxc6 13. O-O e5 14. Qe4 Qd7 15. c4 {[#]} Ne7 $146 16. Qe2 Ng6 17. Rd1 Qc8 18. c5 Be7 19. Qc4 a5 20. Be3 Qa6 21. Qe6 {Threatens to win with Rd7.} Qc8 22. Qc4 Qa6 23. Qb3 a4 24. Qe6 {Strongly threatening Rd7.} Qc8 25. Qc4 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} Qa6 26. Qe6 ({White should try} 26. Qc2 $14) 26... Qc8 $11 27. Qc4 (27. Qxc8+ $11 Rxc8 28. h4) 27... Qa6 $1 $14 {[%cal Ra6c4]} 28. Qe6 ( 28. Qc2 $14) 28... Qc8 $11 29. Qc4 Qa6 $1 {[%cal Ra6c4]} 30. Qe6 {Black must now prevent Rd7.} Qc8 31. Qc4 Qa6 32. Nd2 f5 {Precision: White = 36%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Faizrakhmanov, Ramil"] [Black "Golubov, Saveliy"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2491"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "62"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,62,2,-15,-6,-39,-37,-40,-16,-50,-50,-79,-93,-100,-75,-98,-88,-101, -105,-98,-106,-101,-102,-84,-90,-108,-97,-104,-102,-174,-164,-170,-167,-168, -154,-184,-181,-195,-194,-202,-187,-322,-316,-541,-532,-566,-542,-724,-703, -667,-650,-764,-777]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Be7 5. a3 d5 6. cxd5 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} Nxd5 7. Bb5 {LiveBook: 11 Games} (7. Qc2 O-O 8. b4 Nxc3 9. dxc3 Bd6 10. e4 a5 11. Rb1 axb4 12. axb4 Be6 13. Be2 Ra2 14. Rb2 Rxb2 15. Qxb2 Qe7 {1/2-1/2 (35) Shimanov,A (2646)-Liang,A (2545) Saint Louis 2017}) 7... O-O 8. O-O {The position is equal.} (8. Qc2 {looks sharper.} Bg4 9. Be2 Be6 10. O-O f5 11. d4) 8... Nxc3 9. dxc3 e4 {And now ... Qxd1 would win.} 10. Bxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Nd4 Ne5 11. Qc2 Nd3 12. f3 a6 13. Bc4 {0-1 (35) Vigfusson,V (2271)-Reig Pinol,A (2381) ICCF email 2010}) 10... bxc6 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Nd4 Bd7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has strong initiative.} 13. b4 c5 14. bxc5 Bxc5 15. a4 Bf8 16. Ba3 {[#]} c5 $1 {[%cal Rc5d4]} 17. Nb3 Rdc8 18. c4 Rab8 19. Nd2 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5g4][%mdl 32]} 20. g4 (20. Rfb1 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 20... fxg4 $19 21. Nxe4 Bf5 ({Worse is} 21... Bxa4 22. Bxc5 Bxc5 23. Rxa4 $11) 22. Nc3 Bd3 23. Rfc1 Bxc4 24. Ne4 Bd5 25. Nxc5 {[#]} Bf3 $1 26. Rc4 (26. e4 $142) 26... Rc6 27. Rac1 $2 (27. Rcc1 { was forced.}) 27... Rbc8 {Black is clearly winning.} 28. a5 Bd6 29. Bb4 g5 30. Kf1 Bxh2 31. Ke1 h5 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 82%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Palachev, Petr"] [Black "Motylev, Alexander"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2402"] [BlackElo "2660"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,58,9,10,-5,2,-4,0,0,0,5,7,-14,11,-105,-89,-114,-111,-119,-87,-79,-91, -86,-86,-82,-14,-14,-27,-53,-27,-22,-28,-68,-60,-300,-293,-370,-328,-352,-338, -669,-384,-651,-635,-29988,-29989,-29989,-29990]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O c6 6. c3 O-O 7. a4 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2. ..Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} (7. Nbd2 Nbd7 8. Re1 c5 9. a4 cxd4 10. cxd4 a5 11. Nb1 Nb8 12. Nc3 Nc6 13. Ne5 Bf5 14. Bg5 Nb4 15. Rc1 Ne4 16. Be3 Nxc3 17. bxc3 {1-0 (28) Kramnik,V (2800)-Dubov,D (2701) Moscow 2018}) 7... a5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 8. Bf4 Nh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... b6 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. Re1 Bb7 11. Qb3 c5 12. Red1 Rc8 13. Ne5 e6 14. Ndf3 {1-0 (28) Garcia Ilundain,D (2500) -Bernal Moro,L (2430) Suances 1997}) 9. Be3 {The position is equal.} Nd7 10. Qc1 Re8 11. c4 Nhf6 {[%cal Bh5f6,Bf6d5,Bd5b4][%mdl 32]} 12. b3 e5 13. cxd5 (13. Nxe5 $11 Nxe5 14. dxe5) 13... Nxd5 $17 14. Bg5 Qb6 {And now ...e4 would win.} 15. e4 Nb4 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Bxe5 18. Nd2 Bd4 (18... Nd3 $17 19. Qb1 Bxa1 20. Qxa1 Bg4) 19. Nc4 $11 Qc5 20. Be3 Bg4 21. Bxd4 Qxd4 22. Re1 Rad8 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Threatens to win with ...Nd3. Black has good play.} 23. Qg5 $2 {[#] } (23. Bf1 $1 $15) 23... Nd3 $19 24. Ne3 Nxe1 25. Rxe1 Qc3 26. Nxg4 $2 (26. Rb1 Be2 27. h3) 26... Qxe1+ 27. Bf1 {intending Nh6+.} Rd1 {[%csl Gd1][%cal Re1f1] [#]} 28. Nh6+ Kf8 {[%csl Gd1][%cal Re1f1]} 29. Qc5+ Kg7 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 68%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Saveliev, Alexei"] [Black "Ofitserian, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2421"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,51,0,0,155,154,379,348,355,351,695,728,794,779,784,772,906,858,858, 858,908,596,1290,1270,1577,1515,2190,2159]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. f4 Qc7 8. Qf3 b5 9. O-O-O Bb7 10. Bd3 e6 11. Rhe1 h6 {B96: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 e6 7 f4, lines other than 7...Qb6 and 7.. .Be7} (11... Qb6 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. f5 b4 14. Nce2 e5 15. Nb3 h5 16. Kb1 Be7 17. Nd2 Rc8 18. Nc4 Rxc4 19. Bxc4 Bxe4 20. Qb3 O-O {1/2-1/2 (39) Jakovenko,D (2735) -Gelfand,B (2731) Ashdod 2015}) 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Qg3 g5 14. fxg5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Rg8 $2 {[#]} ({Black should try} 14... hxg5 $11 15. Bxg5 (15. Qxg5 b4 $17) 15... b4) 15. g6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rg6f7]} b4 $146 (15... Rxg6 $16 16. Nxe6 Qc8) ({Predecessor:} 15... O-O-O 16. Qh3 Rxg6 17. Nxe6 fxe6 18. e5 Rg4 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. exf6 Nxf6 21. Rxe6 Bxg2 22. Qxh6 {1-0 (46) Hoffmann,M (2476)-Karavade, E (2355) Budapest 2005}) 16. gxf7+ Kxf7 17. Qh3 Nc5 $2 (17... bxc3 18. Qxe6+ Ke8) 18. Bc4 $18 {[%cal Bd3c4,Bc4d5,Bd5c6][%mdl 32] White is clearly winning.} Bc8 19. Rf1 Rg6 20. Nce2 d5 21. exd5 exd5 22. Bxd5+ Ke8 23. Bc6+ Kf7 24. Qe3 Ra7 25. Nf4 Rg4 26. Bxf6 {Precision: White = 84%, Black = 12%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Natacheev, Peter"] [Black "Zvjaginsev, Vadim"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A10"] [WhiteElo "2243"] [BlackElo "2625"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,84,15,-9,1,-4,27,24,30,27,23,12,25,2,23,12,32,-9,0,-22,-18,-11,-14, -21,-17,-20,-16,-17,-12,-42,-20,-20,-24,-25,-8,0,0,-2,12,-18,-16,-18,8,-52,-30, -67,-67,-108,-108,-108,-104,-108,-112,-164,-164,-171,-160,-179,-171,-129,-102, -412,-412,-412,-412,-406,-399,-648,-644,-799,-790,-859,-814,-778,-766]} 1. c4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 d6 {A15: English Opening: 1...Nf6} (7... d5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Bd2 c5 10. Rc1 Nc6 11. Qa4 e6 12. a3 Nd4 13. Nxd4 Bxd4 14. b4 Nxc3 15. Bxc3 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 {1/2-1/2 (34) Erdogdu,M (2445)-Benidze,D (2515) Kocaeli 2017}) 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bd2 Qc8 {White has an edge. } 10. Qc1 $146 Kh7 11. e4 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7e5,Be5c6,Bc6d4][%mdl 32]} 12. Re1 Ne5 13. Qc2 Nfd7 14. Rad1 c5 15. Nd5 e6 {Strongly threatening ...Nxf3+.} 16. Ne3 Nc6 17. Bc3 Nd4 18. Qd2 a5 19. Nc2 {[%cal Rf3d4]} e5 20. Ne3 Qd8 21. Nd5 Bxd5 22. cxd5 Nxf3+ 23. Bxf3 b5 {[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32] ...b4 is the strong threat.} 24. Qe2 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 25. a4 b4 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black has some pressure.} 26. Bd2 f4 27. Bg2 (27. Kh1 $11) 27... h5 28. b3 Bh6 29. Rf1 {[#]} c4 $1 30. dxc4 Nc5 31. gxf4 Bxf4 ({Don't play} 31... Nxb3 $6 32. fxe5 Bxd2 33. Rxd2 $11) 32. Bxf4 (32. Rb1 $17 {is a better defense. }) 32... Rxf4 $19 33. Qe3 Qh4 34. Rfe1 Raf8 {[%cal Rf4f2]} 35. Rd2 Qf6 36. Kf1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (36. Rb2 $17 {is more resistant.}) 36... Nxb3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 37. Rb2 (37. Qxb3 Rxf2+) 37... Nc5 38. Kg1 Qh4 39. Ra2 $2 (39. Rbe2) 39... b3 {Black is clearly winning.} 40. Rae2 {[#]} Rxf2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 41. Qc3 (41. Rxf2 Qxf2+) 41... Rxe2 42. Rxe2 Qd8 {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 60%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Yumakhuzhin, Vadim"] [Black "Khanin, Semen"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2184"] [BlackElo "2477"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "70"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,70,-29,-22,-27,-28,-26,-34,-30,-31,-30,-28,-29,-31,-27,-33,-31,-62, -50,-133,-141,-134,-135,-139,-139,-141,-133,-147,-129,-127,-120,-114,-119,-164, -115,-284,-300,-288,-208,-244,-165,-244,-235,-260,-269,-273,-264,-285,-233, -243,-207,-29997,-29998]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. Qb3 c4 7. Qc2 Bf5 8. Qc1 Nh5 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} (8... h6 9. h3 e6 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. Be2 Qd8 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 O-O 14. O-O b5 15. Re1 Ne4 16. Bf3 Ng5 17. Bd1 {1/2-1/2 (36) Stupak,K (2573)-Gelfand,B (2729) Tbilisi 2017}) 9. Bg3 Nxg3 10. hxg3 g6 11. Nbd2 { LiveBook: 5 Games} h5 12. Be2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nh4 Bg4 13. e4 e6 14. Qc2 Qc7 15. Be2 O-O-O 16. Bd1 dxe4 17. Qxe4 {0-1 (36) Owens,J (1410)-Puzone,M (2410) ICCF email 2014}) 12... Bg7 13. O-O O-O 14. Re1 Qc7 15. Nh4 Bd7 16. e4 e6 17. e5 g5 18. Nhf3 g4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has the initiative.} 19. Nh2 { [#]} (19. Nh4 $15) 19... f6 $1 $17 {[%cal Rf6e5]} 20. exf6 Rxf6 21. Ndf1 Raf8 22. f4 b5 23. a3 Qb6 24. Kh1 a5 25. Bd1 Rh6 26. Ne3 Qd8 27. Bxg4 $2 (27. Qd2 $17) 27... hxg4 $19 28. Nexg4 Rh5 29. Kg1 Ne7 30. Qd1 (30. Ne5 $142) 30... Nf5 31. Qf3 {[#]} Nxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 32. cxd4 Bxd4+ 33. Kh1 Kg7 ({But not} 33... Bxb2 34. Rab1 $17) 34. Rad1 e5 {White must now prevent ...e4.} 35. Nxe5 $2 {[#] } (35. Rxd4 $19 exd4 36. Kg1) 35... Rxh2+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 47%, Black = 81%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Vdovin, Maxim"] [Black "Oparin, Grigoriy"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A88"] [WhiteElo "2139"] [BlackElo "2584"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "102"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,102,9,14,18,64,56,57,52,7,0,8,13,123,-8,-15,-28,-12,-12,-10,-14,-10, -20,-8,0,0,-12,0,0,0,-23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-42,-48,-56,-61,-65,-72,-77,-65,-47,-44, -92,-90,-91,-88,-89,-72,-72,-81,-72,-87,-75,-67,-94,-112,-145,-131,-185,-170, -270,-239,-297,-269,-291,-288,-308,-291,-787,-764,-1041,-873,-1746,-1758,-1694, -1407,-1490,-1272,-1523,-786]} 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 d6 7. O-O c6 8. b3 Na6 9. Bb2 Qc7 10. Re1 {A88: Dutch Defence: Leningrad System: 5 Nf3 0-0 6 0-0 d6 7 Nc3 c6} (10. d5 e5 11. dxe6 Bxe6 12. Nd4 Bd7 13. Qc2 f4 14. Rad1 fxg3 15. hxg3 Rae8 16. Nf3 Nc5 17. b4 Bf5 18. Qd2 Nce4 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 {1/2-1/2 (40) Romanov,E (2626)-Fedoseev,V (2718) St Petersburg 2017}) 10... e5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. e4 exd4 12. Nxd4 {White is slightly better.} f4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... fxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Rxe4 Nc5 15. Re1 Qf7 16. Qd2 Nd3 17. Qxd3 Qxf2+ {1/2-1/2 (35) Ulvila,I-Suopajaervi,A Finland 1988}) 13. gxf4 Nh5 14. Nce2 Qf7 15. Qd2 Bg4 {[#]} (15... Nxf4 $11 {remains equal.} 16. Qxf4 Qxf4 17. Nxf4 Rxf4) 16. h3 ({White should try} 16. f5 $1 $16 { aiming for f3.} Bxe2 17. Rxe2) 16... Bxe2 $1 $11 17. Nxe2 {With the idea Bxg7.} Bxb2 18. Qxb2 Nxf4 19. Nxf4 Qxf4 20. Rad1 Rae8 {[%cal Ba8e8,Be8e6,Be6f6][%mdl 32]} 21. Qd2 Re6 22. Re2 Qh4 23. Qe3 Ref6 24. Qg3 Qxg3 (24... Qh5 {looks sharper.} 25. Qg4 Qe5 26. Red2 Nc7 27. Qd7 R8f7) 25. fxg3 Re8 26. Rf2 Ree6 27. Rxf6 Rxf6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 28. Re1 Nc5 29. Re3 a5 30. a3 Nd7 31. b4 axb4 32. axb4 Ne5 33. Rc3 Kf7 34. c5 Ke7 35. h4 Rf8 36. Ra3 dxc5 37. bxc5 Kd7 38. Bh3+ Kc7 39. Kg2 Rd8 40. Be6 Rd2+ 41. Kh3 {[#]} (41. Kf1 $17) 41... Rc2 $1 $19 42. Ra8 (42. Ra5 $142) 42... Rxc5 43. h5 Kd6 44. Bg8 gxh5 45. Bxh7 b5 { [%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4,Bb4b3,Bb3b2][%mdl 32]} 46. Bf5 $2 (46. Bg8) 46... b4 { Black is clearly winning.} 47. Kh4 b3 48. Rd8+ Ke7 49. Rd1 b2 50. Rb1 Rc2 51. Kxh5 Kf6 {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 73%.} 0-1
Ch-RUS Premier 2018 Sochi RUS Tue 1st May 2018 - Thu 10th May 2018 Leading Final Round 9 Standings:
Rk Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TB1 TB2
1 Mednyy vsadnik (Sankt-Peterburg) * 3 4 4 17 36.0
2 ShSM Legacy Square Capital (Moskva) * 4 4 16 33.5
3 Molodezhka (Tyumenskaya oblast) 3 2 * 4 4 4 3 14 33.5
4 Sibir (Novosibirskaya oblast) * 3 3 4 10 29.0
5 SShOR po shakhmatam i shashkam (Sankt-Peter 2 3 * 2 4 5 9 28.0
6 Moskovskaya oblast 2 * 3 5 7 27.0
7 Ladya (Respublika Tatarstan) 4 3 * 4 7 25.0
8 Shakhmatnyy klub SIMA-LEND (Sverdlovskaya 2 2 3 2 * 3 6 6 27.5
9 Yuzhnyy Ural (Chelyabinskaya oblast) 2 2 3 2 2 3 * 4 4 22.0
10 Zhiguli (Samarskaya oblast) ½ ½ ½ 1 1 0 2 * 0 8.5
10 teams

Russian Team Championship 2018 (Sochi RUS) Tue 1st May 2018 - Thu 10th May 2018 - Official Site - Results

TCh-RUS Women 2018 (9 Rds League Club TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games Women | Women

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RUS-chT Premier League W 2018, Sochi

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[Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"] [Black "Bodnaruk, Anastasia"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "2555"] [BlackElo "2446"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "158"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Bc4 e6 8. Qe2 {B94: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 Nbd7} (8. O-O Qa5 9. f4 Qc5 10. Bb3 e5 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. Qh5 g6 13. Qh4 Be7 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. Rxf6 O-O {1-0 (34) Grandelius,N (2653)-Olszewski,M (2551) Germany 2018}) 8... h6 9. Bh4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qa5 (9... b5 $5 {[%cal Rb5c4]} 10. Bb3 Bb7 $11) 10. O-O-O {White is slightly better.} Qh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Be7 11. f4 Nb6 12. Bb3 Bd7 13. e5 dxe5 14. fxe5 Nfd5 15. Nxd5 Nxd5 16. Bxe7 Nxe7 {0-1 (40) Savinykh,S (2165)-Uraev,I (2247) Kirov 2014}) 11. Bg3 (11. Qxh5 $14 Nxh5 12. Be2) 11... b5 $15 12. Bd3 Qxe2 13. Ncxe2 Nh5 14. Nb3 Nxg3 15. Nxg3 h5 16. h4 Ra7 {[%cal Ba8a7,Ba7c7,Bc7c4][%mdl 32]} 17. Kb1 Rc7 18. Be2 g6 19. f4 Be7 20. Bf3 Nb6 21. Na5 Nc4 22. Nxc4 Rxc4 23. Nf1 Kf8 24. Nd2 Rc7 25. g3 Kg7 26. Rhf1 e5 27. Rh1 exf4 28. gxf4 Bg4 29. Rde1 {[#]} Bf6 (29... d5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512] And now ...dxe4 would win.} 30. exd5 Rd8) 30. Be2 (30. Bxg4 $11 hxg4 31. Reg1) 30... Rhc8 31. Bd3 Bd4 32. Rhf1 Bf6 33. Rh1 Bd4 34. Rhf1 $1 Re8 35. c3 Bf6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under strong pressure.} 36. Rh1 Rb7 37. Kc2 Rb6 38. Re3 Rc6 39. Nf3 ({Better is} 39. Kb1) 39... b4 $17 40. e5 dxe5 41. Nxe5 Bxe5 42. Rxe5 Rd8 43. Re3 (43. Rf1 $142) 43... Be6 44. f5 Bxa2 45. Rg1 Bd5 46. Reg3 (46. fxg6 $15 fxg6 47. Be2) 46... Rdd6 47. fxg6 fxg6 48. Rg5 {[#]} (48. Re1 $17) 48... b3+ $1 $19 49. Kd2 $2 (49. Kc1 $17 {might work better.}) 49... Be4 50. R1g3 Rc4 51. Re5 (51. Ra5 $142 Rxd3+ 52. Rxd3 Bxd3 53. Kxd3 Rxh4 54. Ra3) 51... Bxd3 52. Rxd3 Rxd3+ 53. Kxd3 Rxh4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 54. c4 (54. Re7+ $142 Kf6 55. Rb7) 54... Rh1 55. c5 Rc1 56. Kd4 h4 57. Re3 g5 {[%cal Bg6g5, Bg5g4,Bg4g3][%mdl 32]} 58. Kd5 Kf6 59. Rf3+ Ke7 60. Re3+ Kd7 61. Rxb3 Rd1+ 62. Ke4 g4 63. Rb7+ Kc6 64. Rh7 g3 65. Kf3 Rd4 66. Rh5 Rb4 67. Rh6+ Kxc5 68. Rxa6 Rxb2 (68... Rb3+ $142 69. Kg2 Rxb2+ 70. Kh1 h3 71. Ra1 Kd4 72. Rd1+ Ke3 73. Re1+ Re2 74. Rb1 Kd2 75. Rb2+ Kd1 76. Rb1+ Kd2 77. Rb2+ Kd1 78. Rb1+ Kd2) 69. Ra1 Kd5 (69... Rf2+ $142 70. Kg4 Rh2 71. Ra5+ Kc4 72. Ra4+ Kb3 73. Ra1 g2 74. Rg1 Kc3 75. Rc1+ Kd2 76. Ra1 Ke3 77. Kg5 h3 78. Ra3+ Ke2 79. Ra2+ Kd1 80. Kh5 Rh1 81. Kh4 Kc1 82. Ra1+ Kc2 83. Ra2+ Kb3 84. Rd2 g1=Q 85. Rd3+ Kc4 86. Rg3 Qf2 87. Kg5 Qxg3+ 88. Kf6 Rf1+ 89. Ke7 Qg6 90. Kd8 Qg7 91. Ke8 Rf8#) 70. Rh1 Rb4 ( 70... Rf2+ $142 71. Ke3 Rh2 72. Ra1 h3 73. Ra5+ Kc4 74. Rg5 g2 75. Rg4+ Kc3 76. Kf3 Rh1 77. Rxg2 hxg2 78. Kxg2 Rh4 79. Kg3 Rd4 80. Kf2 Kd2 81. Kf3 Rc4 82. Kg2 Ke2 83. Kg3 Rd4 84. Kg2 Rd3 85. Kg1 Kf3 86. Kh1 Kg3 87. Kg1 Rd1#) 71. Kg2 Ke5 { Black mates.} 72. Kh3 Rb2 73. Kg4 Rh2 74. Ra1 g2 75. Kf3 h3 76. Ra5+ Kd4 77. Ra4+ Kc3 78. Kf2 Rh1 79. Rg4 Rf1+ {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Pogonina, Natalija"] [Black "Lysenko, Margarita"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2457"] [BlackElo "2220"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "141"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,141,11,11,20,17,17,16,9,14,9,23,2,2,11,20,-22,-9,-40,24,23,29,30,29, 39,71,62,68,62,84,59,86,72,76,72,72,72,72,72,72,66,72,74,74,74,95,95,106,96,96, 97,108,84,87,83,116,123,127,120,136,129,215,127,183,177,179,127,116,111,111, 113,112,115,112,105,104,104,112,112,112,112,97,97,462,373,1269,966,1156,1140, 1071,1037,876,647,623,597,457,456,443,406,406,368,402,278,280,121,351,121,845, 639,593,451,5057,5012,2018,1587,5057,5057,2420,2422,2089,1920,1543,1439,1380, 1346]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nf3 Nd7 6. Be2 Bd6 {D11: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 sidelines and 3...Nf6 4 e3 Bg4} (6... h6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 Ngf6 9. O-O Bb4 10. a3 Ba5 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 Qe7 13. Rfd1 Bc7 14. Qc2 { 0-1 (56) Kuzubov,Y (2699)-Grigoriants,S (2561) Riadh 2017}) 7. O-O h6 8. Bd3 Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Ngf6 10. e4 dxe4 {LiveBook: 13 Games} 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Qxe4 O-O 13. b3 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qa5 14. Bb2 {0-1 (37) Cadena,G (2138) -Vittorino,C (2277) Medellin 2014}) 14. Bb2 Qe7 15. Rae1 Ba3 16. Ba1 Rad8 17. d5 (17. Qc2 {is more complex.} Bb4 18. Re2 Nf8 19. Rd1 Ng6 20. Re4) 17... cxd5 18. cxd5 Nf6 (18... e5 $15) 19. Bxf6 $1 $11 Qxf6 20. dxe6 Rxe6 21. Qxb7 Bc5 22. Rxe6 Qxe6 23. Re1 Qf6 {Black wants to play ...Qb2.} 24. Qb5 Bb6 25. h3 Qb2 26. Qe2 Qc3 27. Rd1 Rxd1+ 28. Qxd1 Qb2 29. Qd2 Qa1+ 30. Ne1 $1 Bd4 {And now ...Bc3 would win.} 31. Kh2 $1 Be5+ 32. g3 Bc3 33. Qd8+ Kh7 34. Qd3+ g6 35. Nc2 Qb2 36. Kg2 a5 37. Ne3 {Nd1 is the strong threat.} Bg7 38. Qc2 Qe5 39. Qc4 f5 (39... Qe7 $16 {was worth a try.} 40. Qd5 Bc3) 40. Qd5 (40. b4 $18) 40... Qc7 (40... Qxd5+ $16 41. Nxd5 Kg8) 41. Nc4 $18 Bc3 42. Nd6 ({White should try} 42. a3 $18) 42... Qd7 $16 43. Qb7 Qxb7+ 44. Nxb7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} Kg7 45. Nc5 Kf6 46. Nd3 g5 47. g4 Kg6 48. f3 h5 49. Kf2 Bd4+ 50. Ke2 fxg4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (50... hxg4 $16 51. fxg4 (51. hxg4 Kf6 $16) 51... Kf6 52. gxf5 Kxf5) 51. fxg4 $18 hxg4 $2 (51... Bc3 52. Nc5 Bb4) 52. hxg4 Kf6 53. Kf3 Ke6 54. Ke4 Bc3 55. Nf2 Bf6 56. Nh3 Bd8 57. Kd4 Kd6 58. Kc4 Kc6 59. Nf2 $1 {[%cal Rf2e4]} Bb6 60. Ne4 Be3 {[#]} 61. a4 (61. Ng3 $1 $18) 61... Bc1 $2 {[#]} (61... Bf4 $16 62. Kd4 Bc1) 62. Nc5 $2 (62. Kd4 $1 $18 {is the precise move to win.} Bb2+ 63. Kd3) 62... Bd2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (62... Bb2 $16 63. Nd3 Bg7) 63. Ne6 {White is clearly winning.} Bc1 64. Nd4+ Kb6 (64... Kd6 $142 65. Kb5 Ke5) 65. Kd5 Bd2 66. Nf3 Bc1 67. Ne5 Bf4 68. Nc4+ Ka6 69. Kc6 Bc1 70. Nd6 Bf4 71. Ne4 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina"] [Black "Belenkaya, Dina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2397"] [BlackElo "2297"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "124"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 3. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 6. Bf4 { [%emt 0:01:45]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:04:18]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:46] } 8. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:11:19]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 9. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qc7 { [%emt 0:12:49]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:04:37]} Bxg3 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 11. hxg3 { [%emt 0:00:13]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:05:13]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:02: 33]} 13. Nf1 {[%emt 0:02:22]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:04:47]} 14. Qxd3 $11 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} O-O {[%emt 0:09:47]} 15. N1h2 {[%emt 0:14:22]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:04:49]} 16. Ng4 {[%emt 0:04:25]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 17. Nge5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rf6 { [%emt 0:03:28]} 18. Qe3 {[%emt 0:14:00]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:03:51]} 19. Nxc6 { [%emt 0:13:45]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:08: 48]} 21. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:16:05]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 22. f3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qxc6 {[%emt 0:03:31]} 23. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 24. Rf1 { [%emt 0:00:28]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:07:05]} 25. Rf2 {[%emt 0:01:58]} Rf6 {[%emt 0:02: 27]} 26. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:04:18]} gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 28. Rf2 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:06:41]} 29. Qh6 { [%emt 0:01:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:42]} 30. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:01: 28]} 31. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rg5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 32. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 33. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:04:54]} 34. Qxb6 { [%emt 0:00:05]} axb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00: 47]} 36. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 37. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 38. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 39. Ke3 { [%emt 0:00:38]} f5 {[%emt 0:05:15]} 40. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:02: 43]} 41. Rd2 {[%emt 0:16:56]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:13:22]} 42. Kf4 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Rg4+ {[%emt 0:00:47]} 43. Kxf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} e3 {[%emt 0:02:46]} 44. Re2 { [%emt 0:00:34]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 45. a4 {[%emt 0:06:30]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:03: 01]} 46. b3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Re8 {[%emt 0:07:23]} 47. Kf6 {[%emt 0:02:13]} d4 { [%emt 0:01:05]} 48. b4+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 49. cxd4 { [%emt 0:00:06]} Kxd4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 50. a5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} bxa5 {[%emt 0:02: 40]} 51. bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 52. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 53. g4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd2 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 54. Ra1 {[%emt 0: 00:12]} e1=Q {[%emt 0:00:26]} 55. Rxe1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxe1 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 56. g5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 57. g4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Kf3 { [%emt 0:00:24]} 58. g6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 59. g5 {[%emt 0: 00:05]} Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 60. Kxg6 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Rg8+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 61. Kf6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Rxg5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 62. a6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Ra5 { [%emt 0:00:04]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Ovod, Evgenija"] [Black "Kashlinskaya, Alina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2371"] [BlackElo "2448"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,112,34,40,46,36,35,42,33,43,21,29,23,40,9,6,-16,24,-55,-52,-424,-414, -267,-99,-87,-104,-83,-86,-211,-209,-215,-214,-181,-160,-201,-147,-146,-112, -112,-102,-128,-112,-117,-111,-112,-112,-138,-125,-132,-95,-106,-127,-187,-45, -49,-45,-44,-42,-73,-56,-56,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-80,-158,-202,-202,-318,-148, -736,-743,-644,-650,-583,-916,-2388,-2202,-12845,-12845,-29990,-29991,-29991, -29992,-29993,-29994]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 e6 6. Ngf3 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bb5 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} Ne7 (8... Be7 9. Bd3 b6 10. O-O Bb7 11. h3 Bd6 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Qb1 h6 14. a3 Nh5 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 {1/2-1/2 (64) Carlsen,M (2837)-Wang,H (2709) Riadh 2017}) 9. Bd3 Nf5 10. Bxf5 exf5 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. dxc5 Qxc5 { LiveBook: 4 Games} 13. O-O {[#]} a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qc7 14. Qa4 Re8 15. Rfd1 Bd7 {1-0 (42) Khismatullin,D (2600)-Predke,A (2579) Khanty-Mansiysk 2016}) 14. Nd4 Ra6 15. a4 Ne4 16. N2b3 Qe7 17. Qf3 Rd8 18. h3 Rb6 19. Rfd1 Ng5 {[%cal Be4g5,Bg5h3,Bh3f2][%mdl 32]} 20. Qe2 (20. Qf4 $11) 20... f4 $1 $15 { [%cal Rf4f3]} 21. Nxa5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (21. exf4 $15 Qxe2 22. Nxe2 Nxh3+ 23. gxh3 Rxb3 24. Rd2) 21... Nxh3+ $1 $19 22. Kf1 (22. gxh3 Bxh3 23. Qh5 (23. exf4 Rg6+ 24. Kh1 Qh4 25. f3 Bf1+ 26. Qh2 Bg2+ 27. Kg1 Bxf3+ 28. Kf1 Qxh2 29. Nxf3 Qg2+ 30. Ke1 Re8+ 31. Ne5 Rh6 32. Nxb7 Rh1#) 23... Rg6+ 24. Kh2 Bg4 $19) 22... fxe3 $2 (22... Rh6 $1 $19 23. gxh3 Rxh3) 23. Qxe3 $17 Qxe3 24. fxe3 Rf6+ $1 25. Ke1 (25. Nf3 $17 {was the only defense.}) 25... Nf2 $19 26. Rd2 Ne4 27. Rc2 Re8 28. Nab3 Nd6 29. Rf2 Rxe3+ 30. Kf1 Rh6 {[%cal Rh6h1]} 31. Re2 Rxe2 32. Kxe2 Nc4 33. Ra2 Rg6 34. Kf2 Rf6+ 35. Kg1 h5 36. Nf3 Rb6 37. Nfd2 (37. Nfd4 $17 { was called for.}) 37... Ne5 ({Better is} 37... Ne3 $19 38. Kf2 Nd1+ 39. Ke2 Bg4+ 40. Kf1 Rf6+ 41. Kg1 Rg6) 38. Nd4 $15 h4 39. N2f3 Nxf3+ 40. gxf3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} g5 41. b4 g4 (41... Kg7 $15) 42. fxg4 $11 Rg6 43. a5 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5g4,Bg4g3][%mdl 32]} 44. g5 Rxg5+ 45. Rg2 Rg4 46. Rxg4+ (46. Nb5 $11) 46... fxg4 {KB-KN} 47. Nb5 g3 $1 {White must now prevent ...h3.} 48. Kg2 { [#]} (48. Nd4 {only move.} Kh7 49. Kg2) 48... Kg7 $1 $19 {Strongly threatening ...Kg6.} 49. Nd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (49. Nd4 $17) 49... Bd7 $1 50. b5 Kf6 { ...Ke5 is the strong threat.} 51. Nxb7 {Hoping for a6.} Bxb5 52. Nc5 Kf5 53. Nb3 Kg4 {( -> ...h3+)} 54. Nd4 h3+ {[%cal Bh4h3,Bh3h2][%mdl 32] Black mates.} 55. Kg1 Bd3 56. a6 h2+ {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 66%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Kovanova, Baira"] [Black "Selifonova, Aleksandra"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C70"] [WhiteElo "2358"] [BlackElo "1890"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 6. c3 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Nge7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00: 23]} 8. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 9. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O { [%emt 0:05:42]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Na5 {[%emt 0:04:11]} 11. Nc3 {[%emt 0: 00:08]} d6 {[%emt 0:03:37]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:06:06]} 13. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:03:06]} 14. Rb1 {[%emt 0:03:00]} h6 {[%emt 0: 08:12]} 15. Be3 {[%emt 0:06:31]} f5 {[%emt 0:09:13]} 16. Bd4 $16 {[%emt 0:03: 19]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:09:02]} 17. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 18. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} b4 {[%emt 0:08:43]} 19. Nce2 {[%emt 0:15:31]} Nf5 { [%emt 0:07:03]} 20. Rc1 {[%emt 0:14:02]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:07:07]} 21. Bxf5 { [%emt 0:09:19]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:05:27]} 22. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qh7 {[%emt 0:03: 43]} 23. Qh5 {[%emt 0:03:26]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 24. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:02:34]} 25. Rg6+ {[%emt 0:00:51]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 26. Rxh6 { [%emt 0:01:29]} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Bivol, Alina"] [Black "Ushenina, Anna"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2327"] [BlackElo "2443"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,114,25,37,-33,-19,-16,-30,-36,-26,-47,-56,-147,-146,-143,-118,-118, -132,-169,-150,-160,-173,-188,-168,-168,-134,-183,-200,-231,-231,-257,-254, -418,-418,-418,-374,-371,-351,-357,-349,-342,-292,-324,-324,-409,-310,-290, -265,-362,-358,-362,-361,-410,-382,-423,-310,-374,-256,-880,-862,-936,-929, -926,-914,-1339,-1311,-1442,-1433,-1290,-1041,-1076,-1087,-1056,-1060,-1056, -1057,-1000,-1012,-987,-992,-975,-969,-906,-740,-890,-890,-890,-890,-890,-763, -763,-755,-755,-732]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. d4 c6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. b3 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} 8. c4 Bf5 9. Bb2 a4 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} 10. e3 Nbd7 11. Qe2 Ne4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. Bh3 (13. cxd5 $14 cxd5 14. Qb5) (13. cxd5 cxd5 14. Qb5 Ra5 15. Qxb7 Nc5 16. Qb4 Nd3 17. Qd2 {0-1 (69) So,W (2810)-Ding,L (2777) Tbilisi 2017}) 13... dxc4 14. bxc4 a3 15. Bc3 Nc5 $146 {[%cal Bd7c5,Bc5a4,Ba4c3][%mdl 32]} ({ Predecessor:} 15... Bxf3 16. Qxf3 Nb6 17. Qe2 Na4 {0-1 (64) Matus,N (1815) -Mrudul,D (1809) Batumi 2016}) 16. Ne1 Na4 17. Qd2 (17. Rc1 $1 $15) 17... c5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is in control.} 18. Rd1 Nxc3 19. Qxc3 Qb6 20. Qd2 cxd4 21. exd4 Rfd8 {[%cal Rb6d4]} 22. d5 e6 23. d6 Bf8 {[%cal Rd8d6]} 24. Qe2 Bc6 25. Nd3 Bxd6 26. Rc1 Qd4 27. Ne1 $2 (27. Rfe1) 27... Bf8 $19 28. Bg2 Qd2 29. Rc2 Qxe2 30. Rxe2 Rac8 31. Nf3 Bg7 32. Re3 Bb2 33. Rb3 Be8 34. Rb4 Rc7 35. Ng5 h6 36. Nf3 Kg7 37. Rb1 Rd3 38. Ne1 Rd4 39. Bf1 Bc6 40. f3 $2 (40. Nd3) 40... Rd2 {Black is clearly winning.} 41. Rb3 Bd4+ 42. Kh1 Rxa2 43. Bd3 Rf2 44. Rxa3 Rxf3 {[%cal Rf3f1] [#]} 45. Ng2 e5 46. Rab3 Rc8 47. Bf1 Rxb3 48. Rxb3 Ra8 { [#] aiming for ...Ra1.} 49. Rb1 Ra2 50. h4 Ra3 51. Kh2 Bf2 52. g4 Bf3 53. g5 hxg5 54. hxg5 Ra8 {...Rh8+ is the strong threat.} 55. Ne1 Rh8+ 56. Bh3 Bxe1 57. Rxe1 Bg4 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 84%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Dordzhieva, Dinara"] [Black "Suslova, Alena"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B75"] [WhiteElo "2301"] [BlackElo "2153"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "166"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0: 00:12]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 6. f3 { [%emt 0:00:01]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:46] } 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:04:18]} 9. g4 {[%emt 0:03:38]} h5 { [%emt 0:07:20]} 10. g5 {[%emt 0:02:56]} Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 11. O-O-O { [%emt 0:05:53]} O-O {[%emt 0:08:47]} 12. f4 {[%emt 0:05:10]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02: 45]} 13. Bc4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Nhf8 {[%emt 0:05:42] [#]} 14. Rhf1 {[%emt 0:02: 16]} (14. f5 $1 $18) 14... Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:54] [#]} 15. Bb3 $1 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Bg4 $18 {[%emt 0:02:09]} (15... Bh3 $142) 16. Rde1 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Rc8 { [%emt 0:01:24]} 17. Bg1 {[%emt 0:20:51]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:05:11]} 18. Qd3 {[%emt 0: 02:00]} b5 {[%emt 0:03:47]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:17:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 20. f5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be5 {[%emt 0:23:17]} 21. Kb1 {[%emt 0:09:56]} e6 {[%emt 0:02: 38]} 22. h4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:02:51]} 23. Nd1 {[%emt 0:02:41]} a5 { [%emt 0:01:32]} 24. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:03:53]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 25. Qd2 { [%emt 0:03:32]} b4 {[%emt 0:08:19]} 26. fxg6 {[%emt 0:01:33]} fxg6 {[%emt 0:00: 25]} 27. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:02:08]} 28. Bd4 {[%emt 0:02:28]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 29. b3 {[%emt 0:03:25]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 30. Bb2 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 31. Ne3 {[%emt 0:02:41]} Red8 {[%emt 0:04:20]} 32. Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:15]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 33. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qb5 { [%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Rd1 {[%emt 0:02:39]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 35. Qe3 {[%emt 0: 03:42]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 36. Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 37. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 38. Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rxf8 { [%emt 0:00:15]} 39. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 40. Qe2 Nxc4 { [%emt 0:00:22]} 41. bxc4 {[%emt 0:03:45]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 42. Qxc4 { [%emt 0:00:08]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 43. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:09: 17]} 44. a3 {[%emt 0:02:33]} e4 {[%emt 0:04:41]} 45. Bc1 {[%emt 0:03:47]} Rf5 { [%emt 0:01:59]} 46. Rd1 {[%emt 0:07:18]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:02:57]} 47. axb4 { [%emt 0:00:05]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 48. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:02: 25]} 49. Rh1 {[%emt 0:02:35]} Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 50. Bc1 {[%emt 0:04:26]} e3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 51. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bxc1+ {[%emt 0:02:29]} 52. Kxc1 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Re4 {[%emt 0:02:57]} 53. Kd1 {[%emt 0:03:26]} e2+ {[%emt 0:02: 50]} 54. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 55. Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 56. Rxe2 {[%emt 0:03:52]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 57. Kf2 { [%emt 0:01:32]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 58. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:01: 36]} 59. Rf2+ {[%emt 0:01:00]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 60. Rf6+ {[%emt 0:02:08]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 61. Rxg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 62. Kg2 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Rxc2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 63. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc4 {[%emt 0: 01:36]} 64. Rg8 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Rg4+ {[%emt 0:00:34]} 65. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 66. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:50]} b3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 67. Rb8 { [%emt 0:00:09]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 68. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00: 04]} 69. Rg3 {[%emt 0:01:12]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 70. g6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} d3 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 71. g7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} d2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 72. Rxg4+ {[%emt 0: 00:12]} hxg4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 73. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d1=Q {[%emt 0:00:28]} 74. g8=Q+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 75. Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kb6 { [%emt 0:00:31]} 76. Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd6+ {[%emt 0:00:39]} 77. Kf3 { [%emt 0:00:18]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 78. Qg7+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00: 10]} 79. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qd7+ {[%emt 0:01:44]} 80. Qxd7+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 81. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 82. Kg6 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 83. h5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00: 03]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Styazhkina, Anna"] [Black "Shuvalova, Polina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2299"] [BlackElo "2416"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "121"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,121,20,24,35,33,34,29,51,33,41,12,38,29,31,17,13,0,20,0,16,-58,-18, -69,-34,-17,0,-61,0,-50,13,10,38,17,5,7,40,0,48,0,0,0,10,0,0,-40,40,-65,-71, -87,-70,-72,-53,-87,-75,-73,52,-108,0,-116,-6,-37,18,0,0,-54,33,0,0,-67,0,-64, 60,57,75,6,253,244,279,139,145,149,137,0,399,380,346,50,774,766,1089,1120,1036, 868,29992,29991,29993,29994,29994,29984,29997,29998,29998,29999]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bg4 7. Nf3 e6 8. h3 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} (8. O-O Bd6 9. Bg3 h5 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 h4 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Nd2 O-O-O 14. b4 Kb8 15. b5 Ne7 16. a4 Rc8 {1-0 (46) Piorun,K (2651)-Saric,I (2669) Katowice 2017}) 8... Bh5 9. O-O Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. Nbd2 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Bg6 12. Bxg6 hxg6 13. Qe2 Rh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qf4 14. Qe3 Qf5 15. Rfe1 Nd7 16. a4 {0-1 (33) Rosmann,I (2184)-Jasnikowski,Z (2451) Germany 2000}) 14. Rfe1 Qc7 15. b4 Nd7 16. a4 Kf8 17. Nf1 Rc8 18. Ng3 Rh8 19. Ng5 Qd6 20. f4 (20. Rac1 $11) 20... Rh4 21. Rf1 (21. Qf2 $11 Rh6 22. Ne2) 21... Nd8 (21... Rxf4 $2 22. Rxf4 Qxf4 23. Nxe6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} fxe6 24. Rf1 $18) (21... Ne7 {keeps more tension.} 22. Rac1 Nb6 23. a5 Nc4 24. Qf2 Rh8) 22. Qf2 Rh8 23. Qe3 (23. f5 $11) 23... Qc6 ( 23... Qc7 $15) 24. Ne2 (24. c4 {is more complex.} dxc4 25. b5 Qd6 26. N3e4 Qe7 27. Nc3) 24... f6 (24... Nb6 $15) 25. Nf3 Nf7 26. b5 Qd6 27. Qd3 Rh6 28. Nh2 g5 29. fxg5 Nxg5 30. Ng4 Rh4 31. Nf4 Kg8 32. Qg6 Qe7 (32... Ne4 $15 33. Nh5 Qe7 34. Nh6+ Kf8) 33. Nh5 (33. Rae1 $14 Nf8 34. Qd3) 33... Kh8 $15 34. Nf4 { Black must now prevent Qxg5!} Nf8 $1 {Hoping for ...Ne4.} 35. Qd3 Ne4 36. Rac1 g5 37. Ne2 Kg7 (37... f5 $1 $17 {[%cal Rf5g4]} 38. Ne5 Qg7) 38. Ng3 $2 (38. c4 $14 {keeps the upper hand.}) 38... f5 {[#]} (38... Ng6 $1 $17 39. Nxe4 dxe4) 39. Ne5 (39. Rxf5 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512] remains equal.} Nxg3 (39... exf5 40. Nxf5+ ) 40. Rxf8 Qxf8 41. Qxg3) 39... Nd6 (39... Ng6 $17 40. Nxg6 Kxg6 41. Nxe4 dxe4) 40. Rce1 Qc7 (40... Kg8 $15) 41. Qd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} (41. b6 axb6 42. Nf3 Rh6 $15) 41... f4 42. Ne2 (42. c4 $11) 42... Nd7 (42... Ne4 $15 43. Qb2 Nd7) 43. Nf3 (43. Nxf4 $5 Rxf4 44. Rxf4 Nxe5 45. dxe5 gxf4 46. exd6 Qxd6 47. Qe2 $11) 43... Ne4 $1 {[%csl LRc3,LRd2]} 44. Qb2 ({White should play} 44. Qd3 $11 Rh6 45. Qc2) 44... Rhh8 {[#]} ({Black should try} 44... Rh6 $15 45. Qb4 Kg8) 45. Qb4 (45. c4 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]}) 45... Qd8 (45... Rce8 $1 $15) 46. h4 $1 $14 Rc4 47. Qa3 {Strongly threatening Nxg5.} gxh4 $2 (47... e5 $1 $11) 48. Nxf4 $18 Rh6 {[#]} 49. Rxe4 (49. Nd2 $1 $18 {[%cal Rd2c4][%mdl 512] and the rest is easy.} Rxc3 (49... Nxd2 50. Nxe6+) 50. Qb2) 49... dxe4 $16 50. Nd2 Rc8 51. Qd6 (51. Nxe4 $16 {aiming for Qd6.} e5 52. Nh3 exd4 53. cxd4) 51... Nf8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (51... Qe8 $11 52. d5 (52. Nxe4 $2 e5 $19) 52... exd5 53. Qxd5 Nf6 54. Ne6+ (54. Qxb7+ Qd7 $15) 54... Kh8) 52. Qe5+ $18 Kg8 53. Nxe4 $2 ( 53. Nh5 $18 {[%csl Gh5][%cal Re5g7]} Qe7 54. Nxe4) 53... Qc7 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (53... Nd7 $14 54. Qd6 (54. Nxe6 Nxe5 55. Nxd8 Rxd8 $15) 54... Nb6) 54. Nd6 $1 Rb8 55. Nh5 Rxh5 56. Qxh5 {Intending Nf7 and mate.} Qxd6 57. Qf7+ { White mates.} Kh8 58. Rf6 Ng6 59. Qxg6 Rf8 60. Qh6+ Kg8 61. Qg5+ {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 15%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Kryukova, Irina"] [Black "Girya, Olga"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2261"] [BlackElo "2465"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,116,8,9,-27,-14,-23,-4,-32,0,-33,2,0,25,-34,-25,-31,-16,-8,0,-20,0,0, 0,-7,20,15,36,33,53,17,52,61,43,50,35,3,150,151,155,96,99,79,156,153,192,182, 165,162,166,163,181,191,174,179,209,205,187,54,87,19,20,20,31,22,22,23,42,12, 12,12,12,0,0,0,0,-12,-12,-12,-12,-12,-12,-42,-42,-32,-34,-36,-35,-32,-35,-41, -11,-13,-13,-14,-14,-16,-8,-8,-9,-57,-64,-137,-150,-281,-150,-151,-140,-789, -782]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 Bb4 {LiveBook: 11 Games} 6. a3 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (6. Qb3 {keeps more tension.} Qa5 7. Nf3 Ne7 8. cxd5 cxd5 9. Be2) (6. Qb3 a5 7. Nf3 Ne7 8. Bg5 dxc4 9. Bxc4 h6 10. Bh4 Be4 11. O-O Bxf3 12. gxf3 b5 13. Be2 g5 {1/2-1/2 (51) Fedoseev,V (2674) -Riazantsev,A (2658) Kaliningrad 2015}) 6... Bxc3+ $1 7. bxc3 Ne7 8. Nf3 { The position is equal.} O-O 9. Be2 Nd7 10. O-O h6 11. h3 $146 ({White should play} 11. cxd5 $11 cxd5 12. a4) ({Predecessor:} 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Nh4 Bh7 13. Bd3 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 {1-0 (30) Waller,H (2205)-Volgyi,R (2020) Zalakaros 1996}) 11... dxc4 $15 12. Bxc4 c5 13. a4 Nb6 14. Be2 Nbd5 15. Qb3 Qb6 16. Qa3 cxd4 17. Nxd4 {[%cal Bf3d4,Bd4b5,Bb5d6][%mdl 32]} a5 18. Rd1 Rfd8 19. Nb5 Bc2 20. Rd2 Bg6 21. Rb2 Qc6 22. Nd6 {Threatening Bd2.} Rab8 (22... Qxc3 $11 23. Qxc3 Nxc3) 23. Bd2 $1 $16 f6 24. f4 (24. exf6 $142 $1 gxf6 25. Nb5) 24... fxe5 25. fxe5 Rf8 (25... Nf5 $142) 26. c4 $1 {[%cal Rc4d5]} Nf4 27. Bxf4 Rxf4 28. Bf3 Qc7 29. Qe3 Rff8 {[#]} 30. Qb6 $1 {[%cal Rb6c7]} ({But not} 30. Rxb7 $6 Rxb7 31. Nxb7 Qxc4 $11) ({Inferior is} 30. Bxb7 Nf5 $14) 30... Qxb6+ 31. Rxb6 Nc6 32. Bxc6 bxc6 33. Rxc6 (33. c5 $18) 33... Rb2 $14 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Rff2.} 34. Rf1 (34. Ra3 $1 $16) 34... Rxf1+ $1 $11 35. Kxf1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Ra6 is the strong threat. KRB-KRN} Ra2 36. Rc8+ Kh7 37. c5 {[%cal Bc4c5,Bc5c6, Bc6c7][%mdl 32]} Rxa4 38. c6 (38. Ke2 $5 {[%cal Rc5c6]} Rd4 39. Ra8 $14) 38... Ra2 39. c7 Rc2 $1 40. Kg1 a4 41. Nb5 Be4 42. Re8 a3 43. Nxa3 Rxc7 44. Rxe6 Bd3 45. Rd6 Rc3 46. e6 $1 {[%cal Re6e7] Strongly threatening e7.} Kg6 47. e7+ Kf7 48. Rd8 $1 Kxe7 49. Ra8 Rc1+ 50. Kf2 Ra1 {next ...Ra2+ is good for Black.} 51. Ra7+ Kf6 52. Ke3 Bf1 53. Kf2 $1 {[#]} Bc4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Black wants to play .. .Ra2+.} 54. Ra5 (54. Nxc4 Rxa7) 54... Ra2+ 55. Kg3 ({Better is} 55. Kf3 $15 Bf1 56. g4) 55... Bf1 $17 {Hoping for ...g5.} 56. Kf4 (56. h4 $17 {might work better.}) 56... Bxg2 ({Don't play} 56... Rxg2 57. h4 $19) (56... g5+ $19 57. Kf3 Bxg2+ 58. Kg4 Bb7) 57. h4 Bf1 58. Nc4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (58. Ra4 $17) 58... Bxc4 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 53%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Tomashevskaya, Lidia"] [Black "Nasybullina, Alfia"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D20"] [WhiteElo "2146"] [BlackElo "2140"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} dxc4 { [%emt 0:00:38]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:05:11]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 4. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:07: 20]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 5. Qb3 {[%emt 0:08:54]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 6. dxe5 {[%emt 0:06:21]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:02: 07]} 8. Nd2 {[%emt 0:05:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:02:44]} 9. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:02:12]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:01:58]} 10. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} c6 {[%emt 0:04:58]} 11. O-O $11 {[%emt 0:06:03]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:02:40]} 12. Nc4 {[%emt 0:04:02]} Bc7 { [%emt 0:01:00]} 13. Rd1 {[%emt 0:07:36]} O-O {[%emt 0:04:16]} 14. Bd2 {[%emt 0: 02:52]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:12:30]} 15. Bxg4 {[%emt 0:03:57]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 16. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} c5 {[%emt 0:23:30]} 17. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:03:24]} Bxh2+ { [%emt 0:00:25]} 18. Kxh2 {[%emt 0:06:15]} Qh5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Kg1 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 20. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Be6 {[%emt 0:02: 15]} 21. Qa4 {[%emt 0:08:57]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:03:36]} 22. Rac1 {[%emt 0:01:37]} a6 {[%emt 0:07:49]} 23. b3 {[%emt 0:01:12]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 24. Qd4 {[%emt 0: 02:12]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 25. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:03:40]} 26. Nf5 {[%emt 0:02:43]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:05:13]} 27. Ne7+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rxe7 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 28. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} h5 {[%emt 0:02:41]} 29. Rc7 {[%emt 0: 02:33]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 30. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:02:46]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 31. g3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be4 {[%emt 0:04:33]} 32. Re7 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Ba8 {[%emt 0: 02:45]} 33. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 34. e4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} h4 {[%emt 0:04:07]} 35. Rxf7 {[%emt 0:04:21]} Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 36. Rc8+ { [%emt 0:00:03]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 37. Qxh4+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kg6 {[%emt 0: 00:09]} 38. Qg4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 39. Qf5+ {[%emt 0:00:07] } 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Mamontova, Anastasia"] [Black "Ivanova, Karina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C41"] [WhiteElo "2051"] [BlackElo "2128"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0: 00:06]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. a4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:34]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:01:21]} a6 10. Ba2 { [%emt 0:06:17]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:03:36]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:05:00]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:11: 35]} 12. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:12]} b5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 13. axb5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} axb5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 14. b4 {[%emt 0:40:21]} d5 {[%emt 0:22:33]} 15. exd5 { [%emt 0:02:57]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:05:58]} 16. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0: 08:42]} 17. Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 18. Nh4 {[%emt 0:05:39]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:07:16]} 19. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 20. Bb3 { [%emt 0:04:24]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:05:31]} 21. Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01: 41]} 22. Be7 {[%emt 0:01:49]} Nbd7 23. Bxd8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Qxd8 {[%emt 0:07: 52]} 24. Rxa8 {[%emt 0:02:42]} Qxa8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 25. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} g6 {[%emt 0:05:40]} 26. Ne7+ {[%emt 0:00:45]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 27. Qb4 { [%emt 0:01:01]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 28. Qc3 {[%emt 0:04:56]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00: 46]} 29. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:08:41]} 30. Qg3 {[%emt 0:06:36]} Qxg3 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 31. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 32. Ra7 { [%emt 0:00:10]} Kxe7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 33. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd6 {[%emt 0: 00:26]} 34. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} e3 {[%emt 0:03:00]} 35. Kf1 {[%emt 0:02:28]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 36. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 37. Rb3+ { [%emt 0:00:18]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 38. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00: 10]} 39. Bb5 {[%emt 0:02:46]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 40. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 41. Ke2 {[%emt 0:05:52]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 42. Kf3 { [%emt 0:02:44]} Ncd6 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 43. Bc6 {[%emt 0:02:54]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:03: 11]} 44. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Ncd2+ {[%emt 0:00:27]} 45. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 46. Bb7+ {[%emt 0:02:18]} Ned6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 47. g4 { [%emt 0:01:00]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 48. Kf3 {[%emt 0:01:51]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:06] } 49. Bc8+ {[%emt 0:00:57]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:02:35]} 50. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 52. Bd3 { [%emt 0:00:17]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Filippova, Darya"] [Black "Drozdova, Dina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E14"] [WhiteElo "1955"] [BlackElo "2186"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 { [%emt 0:00:18]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:54]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:04: 11]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:03:30]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:07:05]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:52]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00: 21]} 8. exd4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 9. d5 {[%emt 0:06:58]} exd5 { [%emt 0:03:24]} 10. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. Bf4 { [%emt 0:14:22]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:02:54]} 12. Rc1 $14 {[%emt 0:05:36]} a6 {[%emt 0: 03:16]} 13. Bb1 {[%emt 0:09:31]} b5 {[%emt 0:09:12]} 14. a3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:04:03]} 15. Ba2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. Qd3 { [%emt 0:05:02]} Re8 {[%emt 0:03:19]} 17. Ng5 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:14: 16]} 18. Rc2 {[%emt 0:05:34]} g6 {[%emt 0:04:35]} 19. Qh3 {[%emt 0:07:45]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:05:54]} 20. Nce4 {[%emt 0:04:43]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:06:11]} 21. Bc1 { [%emt 0:02:18]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:08:25]} 22. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} d5 {[%emt 0:00: 53]} 23. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:09:58]} 24. Ng5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:06:46]} 25. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:04:13]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 26. Rcd2 { [%emt 0:00:51]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 27. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:02:33]} Rxc1 {[%emt 0: 00:17]} 28. g4 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:01:41]} 29. Rxe1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxe1+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 30. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Pogonina, Natalija"] [Black "Filippova, Darya"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D52"] [WhiteElo "2457"] [BlackElo "1955"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,95,33,32,11,20,25,20,37,27,35,60,53,75,39,114,106,100,106,118,122, 118,116,172,164,149,144,159,153,140,164,170,169,188,191,187,198,180,180,173, 137,135,89,228,209,232,183,216,199,204,193,324,304,285,260,327,331,335,175,169, 166,309,314,538,302,287,193,548,569,551,533,532,526,632,629,597,586,655,651, 794,791,784,785,775,762,756,718]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Bd6 {LiveBook: 23 Games} 7. Be2 {[%cal Bf1e2,Be2c4,Bc4d3][%mdl 32] D52: Queen's Gambit Declined: Cambridge Springs Variation} O-O 8. O-O h6 9. Bh4 {The position is equal.} Re8 10. Qc2 dxc4 11. Bxc4 b5 (11... e5 12. Qg6 Rf8 13. Ne4 Qe7 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. Nxd6 Be6 16. Nf5 {1-0 (18) Megaranto,S (2540)-Medina, W (2351) Albena 2014}) 12. Bd3 (12. Ne4 $5 {[%cal Re4d6]} Be7 13. Nxf6+ Nxf6 14. Bd3 $16) 12... Qb6 $146 {[#]} ({Black should play} 12... Qc7 $14) ({ Predecessor:} 12... Qc7 13. Rac1 a6 14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. Bxe4 Bb7 16. Bg3 Bxg3 17. fxg3 {1-0 (32) Solar,J (2371)-Kuerten,D (2086) ICCF email 2009}) 13. a4 $1 $16 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Ba6 14. Qe2 Nd5 15. Nxd5 exd5 16. Rfc1 Bb7 (16... Rac8 $16 17. Bg3 Bxg3 18. hxg3 Qb7) 17. a5 Qa6 18. Bg3 Bxg3 19. hxg3 ({Resist} 19. fxg3 Rad8 $14) 19... g6 20. b4 Re6 21. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Rae8 22. g3 Kg7 23. Kg2 Bc8 24. Rh1 Qb7 25. g5 h5 26. Rh4 Rh8 (26... Nf8 $16) 27. Rah1 $18 Ree8 28. Qc2 a6 29. Qc3 Qc7 30. e4 {[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32] Hoping for exd5.} Qd6 (30... Qd8 $142 31. Qxc6 Nb8 32. Qxd5 Qxd5 33. exd5 Bb7) 31. e5 Qc7 32. Rc1 Bb7 33. Qd2 Nf8 34. Ng1 (34. Rf4 $142) 34... Bc8 35. Ne2 Nh7 (35... Be6 {is a better defense.} 36. Rc3 Rc8) 36. Nf4 Qb7 $2 {[#]} (36... Qd7 37. Qc2 Nf8 38. Qxc6 Qxc6 39. Rxc6 Ne6 40. Nxe6+ (40. Nxd5 $2 Bb7 $17) 40... Rxe6) 37. Rch1 Nf8 38. f3 Ne6 $2 (38... Qe7 {is tougher.} 39. Rc1 Bd7) 39. Nxe6+ {White is clearly winning.} Bxe6 40. Qf4 Qe7 41. Qf6+ Kg8 42. Qxe7 Rxe7 43. g4 Kg7 44. gxh5 Ree8 45. hxg6 Rxh4 46. Rxh4 fxg6 47. Rh6 Bf7 48. f4 { Precision: White = 73%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Kashlinskaya, Alina"] [Black "Nikitina, Elena"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2448"] [BlackElo "2047"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "135"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,135,27,8,17,19,20,25,39,32,34,5,40,9,14,0,0,0,41,33,37,11,35,17,18, 19,33,45,34,31,71,77,81,77,71,38,40,1,0,0,49,52,66,13,17,0,79,72,81,69,106,106, 106,106,103,61,61,61,61,64,63,64,69,69,69,69,69,60,60,53,53,45,53,45,53,53,53, 0,53,0,70,20,22,19,16,19,49,20,27,15,15,15,15,0,10,10,10,0,2,0,2,2,21,21,21,21, 21,22,22,22,22,25,25,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-41]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Be2 Bb7 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} ( 7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 10. Qe2 Qc8 11. O-O c5 12. Nb5 Qb7 13. Bd6 Rfd8 14. Bxe7 {1/2-1/2 (14) Nakamura,H (2792)-Bruzon Batista,L (2643) Tbilisi 2017}) 8. cxd5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nxd5 9. Nxd5 Bxd5 10. O-O c5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Qc2 Qe7 13. Rfd1 Nd7 14. Qa4 $146 {Threatens to win with e4.} (14. Rac1 { with more complications.} Nf6 15. Be5 Rfd8 16. a3 a5 17. Nd2) ({Predecessor:} 14. Ng5 Nf6 15. e4 Rfc8 16. Bf3 Be3 17. Qxc8+ Rxc8 18. Bxe3 {0-1 (29) Lputian, S (2440)-Shneider,A Pavlodar 1982}) 14... Nf6 15. Bg5 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Rad8 17. h3 a5 18. a3 h6 19. Bf4 {[%cal Bg5f4,Bf4g3,Bg3h4][%mdl 32]} e5 20. Bg3 e4 21. Be2 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Bh4 Qd2 25. Qb5 (25. Bxf6 $5 gxf6 26. Qb5 $14) 25... Qe1+ 26. Bf1 Qd2 (26... Bxe3 $5 27. fxe3 Qxh4 $11) 27. g4 Qd6 28. Bg2 (28. Bg3 $14 Qd1 29. Qc6) 28... Qd1+ $11 29. Bf1 (29. Qf1 $11 Qc2 30. Qb5) 29... Qd6 $1 $16 30. Bg3 Qe7 31. Bg2 g5 32. Qc6 Qe6 33. Qxe6 fxe6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 34. Be5 Kf7 35. Kf1 Ke7 36. Ke1 Bd6 37. Bd4 Bc7 38. Kd1 e5 39. Bc3 Kd6 40. Kc2 b5 41. Bf1 Kc6 42. Kb3 Kc5 43. Bd2 Bb6 44. Kc2 Kc6 45. Bc3 Bc7 $1 46. Bg2 Kd6 $1 47. f4 exf3 $1 48. Bxf3 Bb6 49. Kd3 Bc7 50. Bd2 Nd7 51. Ke4 { Hoping for Kf5.} Ke6 $1 {[%cal Rd7c5] [#]} 52. b4 axb4 53. Bxb4 Bb6 54. Kd3 Nc5+ 55. Kc2 Kd6 56. Bd2 Bc7 57. Bc3 Na4 58. Bb4+ Nc5 59. Kc3 {Strongly threatening a4!} Bb6 60. a4 bxa4 61. Kc4 e4 $1 {[%cal Re4f3]} 62. Bxe4 Ke5 63. Bc2 Ne4 {The position is equal.} 64. Kd3 Bc5 65. Be1 a3 66. Bb3 Bb6 67. Bb4 Nc5+ 68. Bxc5 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Bodnaruk, Anastasia"] [Black "Dordzhieva, Dinara"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B84"] [WhiteElo "2446"] [BlackElo "2301"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,57,0,0,-6,0,-7,25,33,144,151,182,162,392,393,394,395,402,424,400,312, 305,305,491,497,470,412]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. f4 Nc6 8. Be3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. a4 Qc7 11. Kh1 Re8 12. Qe1 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 e5 14. fxe5 dxe5 15. Qg3 Bd8 16. Be3 Kh8 17. a5 {B85: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines with early Be3} Be6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 18. Bd3 Rc8 19. Na4 {[#] The position is equal.} Qc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19... Qe7 20. Nb6 Bxb6 21. Bxb6 Bc4 22. Rf5 Nd7 23. Be3 f6 24. Raf1 Qe6 25. Bd2 Nc5 26. R5f3 Red8 27. Bb4 Bxd3 28. cxd3 Na4 29. Qh4 Nxb2 30. Rh3 Qg8 31. Be7 Rxd3 {0-1 (31) Ladisic,A (2013)-Palac,M (2596) Zagreb 2016}) 20. Nc5 Nh5 (20... Rc7 $14) 21. Qxe5 $16 Bg4 22. Qd4 Bf6 $2 {[#]} (22... Be6 23. Qa4 Bg5) 23. e5 $1 $18 { [%cal Re5f6]} Rxe5 {Hoping for ...Ng3+!} 24. Qxg4 Rxe3 25. Qxh5 {[%csl Gd3] [%cal Rh5h7]} g6 26. Qg4 Bxb2 27. Rab1 Bg7 $2 {[#]} (27... Qxc5 {was called for.} 28. Rxb2 Rc7) 28. Nxb7 f5 29. Qb4 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Shuvalova, Polina"] [Black "Baiburina, Kamilla"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2416"] [BlackElo "1860"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "123"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,123,20,16,13,-3,29,29,31,29,30,30,29,28,41,38,63,65,79,55,81,87,64, 54,73,74,80,0,0,0,0,10,26,20,77,0,29,13,25,10,58,27,47,31,77,51,78,78,97,75, 121,102,137,122,118,129,123,96,98,83,118,74,87,0,0,-25,11,9,7,7,14,14,35,52, 126,133,183,168,224,194,310,281,421,423,458,472,579,489,478,456,724,962,940, 958,937,951,946,940,6279,1713,29947,0,0,0,12831,10683,5177,2990,29941,5333, 29998,29999]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nc4 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. Ne3 c6 { C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 7. b3 Qe5 (7... Nf6 8. Bb2 Na6 9. g3 Nc7 10. Bg2 Be6 11. Nc3 Qd7 12. O-O-O O-O-O 13. h3 d5 14. d4 { 0-1 (54) Wei,Y (2753)-Yu,Y (2744) Huocheng County 2017}) 8. c3 $1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} d5 {The position is equal.} 9. Bb2 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Be6 10. g3 Be7 11. f4 Qf6 12. Bg2 O-O 13. f5 Bc8 14. O-O {1-0 (42) Murey,J (2447) -Gousseinov,A (2080) Metz 2005}) 10. g3 O-O 11. Bg2 f5 {next ...f4 is good for Black.} 12. f4 Qe6 13. O-O Nd7 14. Re1 Bc5 15. d3 Nd6 $1 16. Na3 Qf7 17. Nac2 Nf6 18. Rad1 Re8 19. c4 dxc4 20. dxc4 (20. bxc4 $16 {d4 is the strong threat.} Ng4 21. Qd2 (21. d4 Bb4 $15)) 20... Nde4 $11 21. b4 Bf8 22. a3 Be6 23. Nd4 g6 ( 23... a5 $1 $11 24. c5 (24. Nexf5 $2 Bxf5 25. Nxf5 Nc3 $17) (24. Nxe6 Qxe6 25. c5 axb4 $11) 24... axb4 25. axb4 Bd7) 24. Nf3 ({White should try} 24. Qc2 $16) 24... Bg7 25. Ne5 Qc7 26. c5 Rad8 27. N3c4 Bd5 28. Bd4 Re6 29. Qc2 Rde8 30. Ne3 R6e7 31. Nxd5 cxd5 32. Qb3 Rd8 33. Re2 Qc8 34. Rc2 Rc7 35. Bf3 Qe6 36. Re1 Rdc8 37. Kg2 Re8 38. Qa4 ({White should play} 38. Be2 $16) 38... Nd7 {[%cal Rd7e5]} 39. Qxa7 Nxe5 40. fxe5 Bxe5 41. Bxe5 Qxe5 42. Qa4 Qe6 43. b5 Rec8 (43... Kg7 $14) 44. Qd4 $16 Rd8 {[#]} 45. a4 $1 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Kf7 (45... Qd7 {was worth a try.}) 46. c6 $18 bxc6 (46... Rdc8 $142) 47. Bxe4 fxe4 (47... c5 {was called for.} 48. Bxd5 (48. Rxc5 Rxc5 49. Qxc5 dxe4 $11) 48... Rxd5) 48. b6 Re7 49. a5 Ra8 {intending ...Kg8.} 50. Rf1+ Kg8 51. Rf6 Qg4 (51... Qd7 $142 52. Rcxc6 Rae8) 52. h3 Qd7 53. Rfxc6 e3 54. Rc7 Qf5 55. Qf4 {[#] Strongly threatening Qxf5.} Qd3 56. b7 (56. Rc8+ $142 Re8 57. b7 Qxc2+ 58. Rxc2) 56... Rae8 57. R7c3 $2 (57. Rxe7 {mates} Qxc2+ 58. Kg1 Rf8 59. Qxe3 Qd1+ 60. Kh2 Qc2+ 61. Qe2 Qxe2+ 62. Rxe2) 57... Qb5 $11 58. Rc7 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black must now prevent Rxe7. White mounts an attack.} Qb3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (58... Qd3 $11) 59. Rxe7 $18 Qxc2+ 60. Kg1 Qd1+ 61. Qf1 Qa4 62. Qf7+ {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Kovanova, Baira"] [Black "Denikina, Natalia"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E73"] [WhiteElo "2358"] [BlackElo "2174"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,81,44,56,15,14,0,19,18,21,-14,0,0,19,0,0,0,0,-3,0,-22,63,63,64,66,56, 57,80,93,138,136,144,136,174,174,175,180,195,157,242,241,234,230,239,200,226, 186,225,219,282,294,263,244,220,220,220,207,259,238,241,237,237,240,233,237, 237,215,257,237,869,847]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Be3 c6 7. h3 a6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. E73: King's Indian: Averbakh Variation without 6...c5} 8. a4 (8. Nf3 b5 9. a3 Bb7 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qc2 Rc8 12. Rad1 c5 13. e5 Ne8 14. exd6 Nxd6 15. dxc5 Nxc4 16. Bxc4 bxc4 17. Qa4 {1-0 (54) Fedoseev,V (2731)-Tsydypov,Z (2529) Sochi 2017}) 8... a5 9. Qd2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9. g4 Na6 10. Nf3 Nb4 11. Nd2 Nd7 12. h4 e5 13. d5 Nc5 14. Bxc5 dxc5 15. g5 {0-1 (64) Sukhareva,E (2207)-Ambartsumova,K (2359) Sochi 2017}) 9... e5 {The position is equal.} 10. d5 Bd7 11. Bf3 Na6 12. Nge2 {[%cal Bg1e2, Be2c1,Bc1b3][%mdl 32]} Nc5 13. Nc1 cxd5 14. cxd5 Ne8 15. O-O f5 16. Qe2 f4 ( 16... Rc8 $11) 17. Bxc5 $1 $14 dxc5 18. Nb3 b6 19. Nd2 Nd6 20. Bg4 h5 21. Bxd7 Qxd7 22. Ra3 Rf6 23. Rb3 Rb8 {[#]} 24. Nb5 $1 Bf8 25. Rd1 Kg7 (25... c4 $16 { might work better.} 26. Nxc4 Nxc4) 26. Nxd6 $18 Bxd6 27. Qb5 Qf7 28. h4 Qe7 29. Qd3 Rff8 30. Nc4 Qc7 31. Qh3 Rf6 32. Rdd3 Qd8 33. Rb5 Bc7 34. Rdb3 Qf8 35. Qd7+ Qf7 36. Qxf7+ Kxf7 {[#]} 37. d6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxd6 38. Rxb6 ({Much less strong is} 38. Nxb6 Be7) 38... Rd8 39. Rd3 Bc7 {[#]} 40. Rxd8 $1 Bxb6 $2 (40... Bxd8 41. Rb5 (41. Nxe5+ Ke8 $18) 41... Ra6 42. Nxe5+ Kg7 43. Rb7+ (43. Rxc5 Bxh4 44. Nc4 Bd8 $18) 43... Kf8) 41. Rb8 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 50%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Belenkaya, Dina"] [Black "Tomashevskaya, Lidia"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "2297"] [BlackElo "2146"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:04]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 6. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} d5 { [%emt 0:00:14]} 8. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0: 00:06]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 11. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 12. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} h6 { [%emt 0:00:57]} 13. Bf4 {[%emt 0:02:22]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 14. h3 {[%emt 0: 01:49]} a5 {[%emt 0:03:26]} 15. Na4 {[%emt 0:03:21]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:05:02]} 16. Rac1 {[%emt 0:07:33]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:17:06]} 17. Rxe8+ {[%emt 0:01:58]} Qxe8 { [%emt 0:00:23]} 18. Bxh6 {[%emt 0:05:15]} gxh6 {[%emt 0:03:52]} 19. Qxf6 { [%emt 0:00:34]} Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 20. Rf1 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:02: 01]} 21. cxd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 22. Qc3 {[%emt 0:02:36]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:02:53]} 23. Re1 {[%emt 0:06:19]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 24. d4 { [%emt 0:03:45]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:02:24]} 25. Nc5 {[%emt 0:04:13]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:01: 56]} 26. g3 {[%emt 0:04:18]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:06:47]} 27. Kg2 {[%emt 0:04:47]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 28. Nd3 {[%emt 0:03:20]} h5 {[%emt 0:05:33]} 29. Ne5 {[%emt 0: 02:02]} h4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 30. Nxf7+ {[%emt 0:06:49]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 31. Qe3 {[%emt 0:06:05]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 32. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:02:16]} Kg8 { [%emt 0:00:04]} 33. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:44]} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Suslova, Alena"] [Black "Ushenina, Anna"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2153"] [BlackElo "2443"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,114,-10,-18,-27,-50,-34,-101,-96,-95,-87,-131,-135,-131,-132,-143, -137,-137,-106,-161,-117,-116,-116,-133,-106,-107,-110,-110,-110,-107,-114, -106,-111,-146,-91,-91,-86,-88,-89,-98,-62,-98,-101,-105,-78,-120,-118,-119, -116,-199,-183,-213,-137,-141,-135,-125,-121,-120,-114,-187,-130,-254,-247, -395,-175,-186,-150,-160,-172,-161,-143,-156,-149,-225,-194,-237,-258,-234, -166,-152,-153,-144,-33,-181,-163,-160,-159,-157,-142,-199,-150,-1441,-1420, -1387,-1218]} 1. c4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. cxd5 Nf6 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Nc3 g6 7. Bc4 Bg7 8. d3 {B10: Caro-Kann: 2 d3 and 2 c4} a6 9. Nf3 O-O 10. Qa3 b6 11. O-O Bb7 12. Re1 {LiveBook: 115 Games} Re8 13. Ng5 (13. Be3 b5 14. Bb3 Nb6 15. Bxb6 Qxb6 {0-1 (36) Bortnyk,O (2579)-Grischuk,A (2747) ICC INT 2016}) 13... Rc8 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 14. Bd2 ({White should try} 14. Be3 $15) 14... b5 $17 15. Bb3 Nc5 $1 {Hoping for ...h6.} 16. d6 $146 e6 17. Nce4 Nfxe4 $1 ({Inferior is} 17... Nxd3 18. Bxe6 fxe6 19. Qxd3 $16) 18. dxe4 Qxd6 19. Rad1 Qe5 20. Rb1 (20. Bc1 $17) 20... Qb8 ({Reject} 20... Bxe4 21. Nxe4 Nxe4 22. Qxa6 $11) 21. Bc2 Nd7 {[%cal Bc5d7,Bd7e5,Be5c4][%mdl 32]} 22. Bd1 Ne5 23. Bf4 h6 24. Nf3 {[#]} Nc4 $1 {[%cal Rc4a3]} 25. Bxb8 Nxa3 26. bxa3 {And now Bd6 would win.} Rxb8 27. a4 b4 (27... Bc3 $142 28. Re3 b4) 28. e5 Bf8 29. Nd2 Red8 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 30. Nc4 Rd4 31. Bb3 Rc8 32. Rbc1 Rc5 33. Nb2 Rc3 34. Rcd1 Bc5 35. Re2 (35. a5 $17 Rf4 36. Rd2) 35... Kg7 36. h3 Kf8 37. Kh2 Ke7 38. Red2 Rxd2 39. Rxd2 Ba7 40. Nd1 (40. a5 $17) 40... Rc1 ({Better is} 40... Rc5 $19 41. Re2 a5) 41. f4 (41. Nb2 $17) 41... g5 $19 42. g3 {[#]} (42. Kg3 {is a better defense.}) 42... Bb8 (42... Be3 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 43. Rg2 ( 43. Nxe3 Rh1#) 43... Bxg2 44. Kxg2 gxf4) 43. h4 gxf4 44. gxf4 f6 45. exf6+ Kxf6 46. Kg3 Rc7 47. Nf2 (47. Rd8 $17 {was called for.} Rg7+ 48. Kf2 Bxf4 49. Rf8+ Ke5 50. Ne3 Bxe3+ 51. Kxe3) 47... h5 {aiming for ...Rg7+.} 48. Nh3 Rc3+ 49. Kh2 Bf3 50. Rd4 a5 51. Ng5 Re3 (51... Bb7 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Re3.} 52. Bxe6 Rc2+ 53. Kh3 Re2) 52. Bxe6 (52. Nxf3 $15 Rxf3 53. Kg2 Rxf4 54. Rxf4+ Bxf4 55. Bd1) 52... Rxe6 53. Nxf3 $15 {KRB-KRN} Re2+ 54. Kg3 Rxa2 55. Rd5 (55. Rd8 $17 {was necessary.} Ba7 56. Ng5 Bf2+ 57. Kf3) 55... Rxa4 $19 {Threatens to win with ...b3.} 56. Rxh5 $2 (56. Rd8 $17 Ba7 57. Rd6+ Kf5 58. Rd5+ Ke4 59. Rxh5) 56... b3 57. Rb5 Bxf4+ {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 64%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Smirnova, Ekaterina"] [Black "Ovod, Evgenija"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2149"] [BlackElo "2371"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. e4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 6. bxc3 { [%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} 8. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. Be2 { [%emt 0:02:50]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:01:50]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00: 05]} 13. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 14. Rac1 {[%emt 0:03:19]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:03:24]} 15. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 16. e5 { [%emt 0:05:52]} Rxc1 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 17. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc8 {[%emt 0: 00:09]} 18. Rxc8+ {[%emt 0:02:14]} Bxc8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:08:32] } Bb7 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 20. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:07:43]} 21. Ng5 { [%emt 0:03:25]} h6 {[%emt 0:06:47]} 22. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00: 04]} 23. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 24. Nd6 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:06:06]} 25. Qf4 {[%emt 0:04:39]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 26. Qxf7+ { [%emt 0:00:08]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 27. Ne8 {[%emt 0:29:08]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:13: 57]} 28. Qxa7 {[%emt 0:05:35]} Ne2+ {[%emt 0:01:10]} 29. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 30. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:43]} 31. Kh2 { [%emt 0:00:01]} Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 32. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:02:45]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:01: 17]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Nasybullina, Alfia"] [Black "Girya, Olga"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B19"] [WhiteElo "2140"] [BlackElo "2465"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,60,0,-21,-18,-33,0,-14,0,-10,0,-32,-20,-18,-23,-44,-28,-60,-64,-72, -62,-74,-73,-317,-305,-299,-317,-354,-364,-372,-374,-379,-382]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bf4 Qa5+ {B19: Classical Caro-Kann: 4...Bf5 main line} 12. Bd2 Bb4 13. c3 Be7 14. c4 Qb6 15. O-O-O Ngf6 16. Rhe1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} O-O 17. Nf5 exf5 (17... Bb4 {feels hotter.} 18. Bxb4 Qxb4 19. a3 Qa5 20. Nd6 Qc7) 18. Rxe7 Qd8 19. Re2 {[#]} Ne4 $146 20. Bf4 Ndf6 21. Ne5 Nxh5 22. Be3 $1 {[#]} c5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 23. g4 (23. dxc5 Qe7) 23... cxd4 $1 24. Qxd4 Qxd4 25. Rxd4 Rfe8 26. Nxf7 $2 (26. gxh5 $17 Rxe5 27. Bxh6) 26... Nhf6 $19 ({Inferior is} 26... Kxf7 27. gxh5 Nf6 28. b3 $11) ({Not} 26... fxg4 27. Nd6 $17) 27. Nxh6+ gxh6 { [%cal Bg7h6,Bh6h5][%mdl 32]} 28. gxf5 {[#]} Nxf2 $1 {[%mdl 512] Black is winning.} 29. Rxf2 Rxe3 30. Rh2 h5 {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 93%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Ivanova, Karina"] [Black "Styazhkina, Anna"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2128"] [BlackElo "2299"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "130"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,130,19,9,10,9,11,18,25,39,7,4,0,34,-13,-16,-27,-16,-11,-14,-8,-10, -14,-10,-23,0,0,0,-6,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-11,0,-11,0,-94,-94, -104,-106,-117,-109,-128,-122,-133,-132,-126,-104,-126,-110,-126,-126,-236, -231,-211,-126,-126,-64,-404,-386,-396,-376,-417,-417,-417,-417,-605,-605, -1154,-605,-688,-626,-1558,-1647,-1551,-1393,-1520,-1459,-7202,-6907,-29969, -29970,-29980,-29981,-29983,-29984,-29983,-8076,-5522,-5622,-29981,-29982, -29982,-29983]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bg4 7. Qb3 Na5 8. Qa4+ Bd7 9. Qc2 Rc8 10. Bd3 e6 11. Nf3 b5 12. a3 Be7 {D14: Slav Defence: Exchange variation with ...Bf5} 13. O-O (13. Qe2 a6 14. Ne5 O-O 15. O-O Qb6 16. a4 b4 17. Nb1 Ra8 18. Bg5 Be8 19. Nd2 h6 20. Bh4 {1-0 (57) Howell, D (2684)-Melkumyan,H (2613) Minsk 2017}) 13... O-O {LiveBook: 21 Games} 14. Rfc1 a6 {The position is equal.} 15. Ne5 Be8 {[#]} 16. h3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Qd1 Ne4 {1/2-1/2 (16) Kosic,D (2512)-Lekic,D (2386) Banja Vrucica 2009}) 16... h6 17. Rab1 Nd7 18. Qe2 Nc4 19. Rc2 (19. Nf3 {with more complications.} Nf6 20. Rc2 Bc6 21. Rbc1 Bb7 22. Ne5) 19... Ndxe5 20. Bxe5 Nxe5 21. dxe5 Bd7 22. Rbc1 Qb6 23. Qg4 {aiming for Nxd5!} Rfd8 24. b4 Rc6 25. Ne2 Rdc8 26. Qd4 Qb7 27. Qb2 Rxc2 28. Rxc2 Rxc2 29. Qxc2 Qb8 30. f4 f6 31. exf6 Bxf6 32. Kf2 Qb6 33. Qd2 Kf7 34. Bb1 Ke7 35. Nd4 Qc7 36. Qc2 (36. Bg6 {seems wilder.} e5 37. fxe5 Qxe5 38. Bc2 Bh4+ 39. Kf1) 36... Qc4 37. Qxc4 (37. Qd2 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 37... dxc4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 38. Be4 Kd6 39. Nc2 Bc3 40. Ke2 Bc6 41. Bxc6 Kxc6 $17 {KB-KN} 42. e4 Kd6 43. Kf3 Bb2 44. Kg4 Bc1 45. g3 (45. Kf3 $17 {was forced.}) 45... g6 $1 $19 {[%cal Rg6g5]} 46. Kf3 g5 (46... h5 $1 $19 47. e5+ Kd5) 47. Kg4 {[#]} Ke7 ({Black should play} 47... Bd2 $1 $17 48. h4 gxf4 49. gxf4 {[#]} h5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 50. Kf3 Bc3) 48. fxg5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (48. e5 $1 $15) 48... hxg5 49. e5 Kf7 50. Kf3 Bb2 51. Ke4 Kg6 52. g4 ( 52. Kf3 $142 Bxe5 53. Kg4) 52... Kf7 53. Nd4 Bxa3 54. Nc6 Ke8 55. Nb8 Bxb4 56. Nxa6 Ba5 57. Nb8 Bb6 58. Nc6 Bc5 59. Na5 Kd7 60. Nb7 Bb4 61. h4 gxh4 62. g5 Bd2 (62... h3 $142 63. Kf3 h2 64. Kg2 c3 65. Kxh2 c2 66. Kg2 c1=Q 67. g6 Qc6+ 68. Kf2 Qxb7 69. g7 Qb8 70. Kf3 Qg8 71. Ke4 Qxg7 72. Kf3 Bd2 73. Kf2 Qg4 74. Kf1 Be3 75. Ke1 Qg2 76. Kd1 Qd2#) 63. g6 Bh6 64. Nd6 h3 65. Kf3 c3 {Precision: White = 28%, Black = 65%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Grigorieva, Yulia"] [Black "Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A57"] [WhiteElo "1969"] [BlackElo "2397"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "70"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,70,23,22,-12,-14,-12,-8,-24,-24,-36,-39,-34,7,0,40,-83,0,-27,14,21, 11,-8,33,23,7,-58,0,-208,-215,-207,-175,-154,-164,-157,-112,-317,-358,-637, -638,-600,-595,-595,-594,-667,-649,-815,-813,-798,-781,-2759,-2703,-2393,-2135, -29994,-29995]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. Nf3 g6 5. cxb5 a6 6. e3 { [%cal Be2e3,Be3e4][%mdl 32]} Bg7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. a4 e6 9. e4 Bb7 {LiveBook: 35 Games} 10. Bf4 {A57: Benko/Volga Gambit} exd5 11. exd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. e5 Ne4 12. Nxd5 Qa5+ 13. b4 cxb4 14. Bc4 b3+ 15. Kf1 {0-1 (23) Ivanchuk,V (2726)-Christiansen,J (2495) Riadh 2017}) 11... Re8+ 12. Be2 {The position is equal.} axb5 13. Nxb5 Nxd5 14. Bg5 $1 {[%cal Rg5d8]} Qb6 {aiming for ...Qe6.} ( 14... Qa5+ {feels hotter.} 15. Bd2 Qb6 16. O-O Na6 17. Re1 Qc6) 15. O-O Na6 ({ But not} 15... Bxb2 $2 16. Rb1 $18) 16. Qd2 {[#]} (16. Bc4 $1 $14 {keeps the upper hand.} Nab4 17. Qb3) 16... Nab4 (16... Nf6 $1 $17) 17. Rfe1 Qc6 (17... h6 $5 {[%cal Rh6g5]} 18. Bh4 d6 $11) 18. Bc4 Re6 19. Rad1 Rae8 20. h3 Rxe1+ 21. Nxe1 (21. Rxe1 $11 Rxe1+ 22. Qxe1) 21... Re4 (21... Nf6 $15 22. Bxf7+ Kxf7 23. Nd6+ Kf8 24. Nxe8 Kxe8) 22. Nf3 $2 (22. Be2 $11 {and White is okay.}) 22... Rxc4 $19 23. Qe2 {Threatens to win with Qe8+.} h6 24. Qxc4 {Hoping for Bd2.} hxg5 25. Nxg5 Bf6 26. Ne4 $2 {[#]} (26. Qh4 $17 {was called for.} Bg7 27. Qh7+ Kf8 28. Qh4) 26... Be7 $1 ({Less strong is} 26... Bxb2 27. Qxc5 Qa6 28. Qd6 $17 ) 27. f3 $2 (27. Re1) 27... Ne3 28. Qe2 Nxd1 29. Qxd1 d5 30. Ng3 Qe6 31. a5 Qe3+ 32. Kh1 Nd3 {Strongly threatening ...Nf2+.} 33. Qa4 Bc6 34. a6 {[#]} Bd6 $1 {[%mdl 512] ( -> ...Qe1+)} 35. Qg4 (35. Nxd6 Bxa4) 35... Nf2+ {Precision: White = 21%, Black = 58%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.08"] [Round "7"] [White "Kudrjushova, Elena"] [Black "Voit, Daria"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "1720"] [BlackElo "2382"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,58,-27,-29,16,39,86,72,78,66,97,102,193,-21,-31,-281,-266,-261,-258, -306,-294,-425,-425,-431,-422,-608,-245,-230,-231,-231,-204,-218,-152,-148,-76, -200,-189,-184,-184,-170,-91,-83,-83,-223,-223]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. f4 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 8. Qf3 {B94: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 Nbd7} (8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bb7 10. O-O-O Qb6 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. g3 b4 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. exd5 Qg6 15. h4 Qxf5 {1/2-1/2 (115) Naiditsch,A (2664)-Izoria,Z (2647) Kusadasi 2006}) 8... Bb7 9. O-O-O {LiveBook: 8 Games} b4 10. Nd5 {The position is equal.} Nxd5 11. exd5 Qa5 12. Bc4 Nb6 13. Bb3 Qc5 $146 (13... h6 $16 {was necessary.}) ({Predecessor:} 13... Bxd5 14. Qh3 Bxb3 15. Nxb3 Qb5 {1-0 (26) Kratochvil,K (2198)-Sochna,D (2139) Czechia 2011}) 14. Nf5 $2 (14. Rhe1 $1 $18) 14... Bc8 $1 $36 {[%cal Rc8f5][%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage.} 15. Qe4 $2 (15. Nxd6+ $15 Qxd6 16. f5) 15... Bxf5 $1 $19 16. Qxf5 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 17. a3 a4 18. axb4 (18. Ba2 { is the only way for White.} bxa3 19. Qd3 axb2+ 20. Kxb2) 18... Qe3+ 19. Kb1 { Threatens to win with Rhe1.} axb3 20. Rhe1 {[#]} (20. Qd3 $142 bxc2+ 21. Kxc2 Rc8+ 22. Kb3 Nxd5 23. Qxe3 Nxe3 24. Rd3 Nxg2 25. Rg1) 20... g6 (20... Nc4 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512] ( -> ...Qc1+!)} 21. Rxe3 Nxe3) 21. Rxe3 gxf5 22. Rxb3 Kd7 23. Re3 f6 24. Bh4 Bh6 (24... Rg8 $142 25. Rg3 Rg4 26. Rxg4 fxg4) 25. Bg3 (25. Bf2 $17 {was called for.} Rhb8 26. Rf3) 25... Ra4 26. c3 {[#]} Rha8 $1 {And now ... Ra1+ would win.} 27. Kc2 Nc4 ({Black should play} 27... Ra1 $19 {White must now prevent ...Rxd1.} 28. Ree1 Rxd1 29. Rxd1 Nc4) 28. Re2 $17 Ra1 29. Rd4 {[#]} (29. Rxa1 $17 Rxa1 30. b3) 29... Nxb2 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 24%, Black = 46%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"] [Black "Simakova, Elena"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2555"] [BlackElo "1948"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,75,21,68,10,18,-4,5,8,20,17,35,40,41,48,42,50,205,188,203,199,203, 182,192,200,194,185,177,185,346,319,292,250,332,320,362,386,379,363,362,369, 371,372,362,336,479,370,483,486,504,492,587,470,650,640,2432,1638,12841,12841, 12835,12836]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. h3 {B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} d5 (8... f5 9. e5 Nf7 10. d3 a5 11. Bf4 e6 12. Qd2 h6 13. h4 Re8 14. c4 d6 15. Nc3 Ra7 {1-0 (35) Anand,V (2776)-Dubov,D (2701) Moscow 2018}) 9. d3 f6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. e5 $146 ( 10. Be3 $14) ({Predecessor:} 10. Be3 Qd6 11. Nbd2 e5 12. Nb3 d4 13. cxd4 cxd4 14. Bd2 f5 15. exf5 Rxf5 {1/2-1/2 (65) Fischer,A (2259)-Iturrizaga Bonelli,E (2665) Tegernsee 2017}) 10... Nf7 $11 {[%cal Rf6e5]} 11. Bf4 g5 12. exf6 exf6 13. Be3 Qd6 14. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2b3,Bb3d4][%mdl 32]} Nd8 15. Qa4 Ne6 16. Nb3 Re8 $2 {[#]} (16... Rf7 $14) 17. Bxc5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Qc7 (17... Nxc5 18. Rxe8+) 18. Nfd4 Bd7 19. Nxe6 Bxe6 20. Nd4 Bd7 21. Rxe8+ Rxe8 22. Qxa7 Qc8 $2 (22... Qxa7 23. Bxa7 Bf8) 23. Bd6 f5 24. f4 gxf4 25. Rf1 Be5 26. Bxe5 Rxe5 27. Rxf4 Re1+ 28. Rf1 Qe8 {[#] Hoping for ...Qe3+.} 29. Nf3 Re2 30. Rf2 Re3 ( 30... Qe3 $142 31. Qxe3 Rxe3) 31. Qd4 Re7 32. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6, Ba6a7][%mdl 32] White is clearly winning.} Rg7 33. a5 f4 34. Kh2 Qb8 35. Re2 Rg3 36. a6 Bxh3 37. a7 Qc8 38. Qxf4 {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Bodnaruk, Anastasia"] [Black "Nikitina, Elena"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2446"] [BlackElo "2047"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 28,51,214,218,223,216,216,184,215,217,245,245,281,266,313,246,224,231, 228,220,240,235,178,202,230,194]} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 {[%cal Bc8g4,Bg4h5,Bh5g6][%mdl 32]} 6. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3h4,Bh4h5] [%mdl 32]} Bh5 7. g4 Bg6 8. Ne5 c6 9. h4 Nbd7 10. Nc4 Qc7 11. h5 Be4 {B01: Scandinavian Defence} 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Qf3 Nd6 14. Bf4 Nb6 15. O-O-O { LiveBook: 4 Games} (15. Ne3 Na4 16. O-O-O Qb6 17. b3 Nc3 18. Bxd6 Nxd1 19. Bc5 {1-0 (34) Tseshkovsky,V (2589)-Savic,M (2521) Herceg Novi 2005}) 15... Nbxc4 16. Bxc4 e6 17. Bb3 O-O-O 18. c4 $146 {[%cal Bc2c4,Bc4d5][%mdl 32]} ({ Predecessor:} 18. Rhe1 Qd7 19. c4 {0-1 (40) Stiri,A (2145)-Manolaraki,Y (2048) Greece 2002}) 18... Qd7 19. Kb1 Ne8 20. d5 exd5 21. cxd5 c5 {White is clearly better.} 22. Bc2 {[#] Bf5 is the strong threat.} Nd6 23. Qa3 Qxg4 24. Qxc5+ Kb8 25. Qd4 Qd7 26. h6 {Precision: White = 100%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Ushenina, Anna"] [Black "Pogorelskikh, Sofia"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D72"] [WhiteElo "2443"] [BlackElo "2053"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "145"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,145,66,52,55,45,97,97,83,94,116,105,109,120,99,104,97,97,115,96,151, 118,131,53,126,134,138,151,163,141,149,141,129,104,117,121,114,113,145,138,135, 120,165,154,221,80,81,55,89,54,70,64,83,85,67,70,62,64,64,64,67,71,86,67,69,59, 70,55,56,44,54,45,62,46,59,44,59,59,59,59,95,78,66,69,77,62,284,284,152,152, 441,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,58,0,58,58,58,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 8,8,8,8,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nb6 7. Ne2 c5 8. d5 O-O 9. O-O e6 10. Nec3 exd5 {D72: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 5 cxd5 Nxd5 6 e4 Nb6 (without Nf3)} 11. exd5 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6b4,Bb4d3][%mdl 32]} 12. Nd2 $1 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2e4,Be4c5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 17 Games} Nb4 {White is slightly better.} 13. Nde4 $1 c4 (13... N6xd5 $14 14. Nxd5 Nxd5) 14. Bg5 $16 f6 15. Be3 Nd3 16. Nc5 Nxb2 17. Qd2 Nd3 18. Nxd3 cxd3 19. Qxd3 {[#]} Bf5 $146 20. Qb5 Rf7 (20... Re8 $142) 21. Rac1 Bf8 22. Ne2 ({Better is} 22. Qb3 $16) 22... Bd6 (22... Qd6 $14) 23. Nd4 Qd7 24. Qb3 Kh8 25. Rfe1 Re8 26. Nxf5 Qxf5 27. Bxb6 Rxe1+ 28. Rxe1 axb6 29. Qxb6 Qd7 30. Re6 Be5 31. f4 Bc3 32. Re3 Ba1 ( 32... Bd2 $16 {might work better.}) 33. Re1 (33. d6 $18) 33... Bc3 34. Rc1 Qe8 35. Qf2 Bb4 36. Bh3 f5 37. Qd4+ Kg8 38. d6 Bxd6 $1 39. Bg2 Ba3 40. Rb1 { [#] aiming for Bd5.} Rg7 41. Bd5+ Kh8 42. Bxb7 h5 43. Qc3 Qf8 44. Rb5 Kh7 45. Bd5 Rd7 46. Kg2 Qe8 47. Kf2 Re7 48. Rb3 Re2+ 49. Kf3 Bf8 50. a4 Re1 {[%csl Ge1] [%cal Re8e2] [#]} 51. Rb7+ Re7 52. Qe5 {a5 is the strong threat.} Qd8 53. Rxe7+ (53. Rb8 {with more complications.} Qd7 54. Qd4 Bg7 55. Bg8+ Kh6 56. Qxd7 Rxd7 57. Rb5) 53... Qxe7 $2 (53... Bxe7 $14 54. Qe6 Bf6) 54. Qxe7+ $18 Bxe7 $16 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 55. a5 Bc5 $2 (55... Kg7 $16 {was necessary.} 56. a6 Bc5) 56. h4 $2 ({White must play} 56. Bf7 $18 {Hoping for h4.} Kh6 57. Ke2) 56... Kg7 $14 57. a6 Kf6 58. Ke2 Ke7 59. Bc6 Kd8 60. Ba4 Bg1 61. Bb3 {Black must now prevent Bf7.} Ke7 62. Bd5 Bc5 $1 63. Kd3 Bf2 64. Kc4 Kd6 {The position is equal.} 65. Bf7 Kc7 66. Bxg6 Bxg3 67. Bxh5 {Black should prevent Kd5.} Kb6 68. Be2 {And now Kd5 would win.} Kxa6 69. Kd5+ Kb6 70. Ke5 {Strongly threatening h5.} Bxh4 71. Kxf5 Bg3 72. Kg4 Bxf4 73. Kxf4 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Nechaeva, Marina"] [Black "Makarova, Darya"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2407"] [BlackElo "1892"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:08]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 6. e3 { [%emt 0:00:00] LiveBook: 152 Games} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:57] D35: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation} (6... h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3 Ne4 9. Qb3 c5 10. Bd3 Nc6 11. Bxe4 dxe4 12. d5 Na5 13. Qa4+ Qd7 14. Qxd7+ Bxd7 15. Nge2 {1/2-1/2 (29) Ding,L (2772)-Lodici,L (2407) Antalya 2017}) 7. Qa4+ {[%emt 0:03:01]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:25]} 8. Bb5 {[%emt 0:02:53]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:01:55]} 9. bxc3 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 10. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:10: 19]} 11. Bxc7 {[%emt 0:11:39]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:59]} 12. Nf3 $146 {[%emt 0:00: 06]} ({Predecessor:} 12. Ne2 Qe7 13. Bf4 Nd8 14. Ng3 {1-0 (39) Patchell,E (2169)-Kuo,K Indianapolis 2009}) 12... Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 13. Rc1 {[%emt 0: 00:23]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:09:04]} 14. Be2 {[%emt 0:08:35]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:06:53]} 15. Bg3 {[%emt 0:02:16]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:10:45]} 16. Qa3 {[%emt 0:08:32]} Ng6 { [%emt 0:09:51]} 17. Qb2 {[%emt 0:02:55]} f5 {[%emt 0:08:44]} 18. O-O {[%emt 0: 14:36]} f4 {[%emt 0:11:01]} 19. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxf4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 20. exf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxf4 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 21. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} (21. Qxb7 Nxc3 22. Ba6 Bxf3 $14) 21... Bxe2 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 22. Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:04:45]} 23. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:19:30]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Qe3 { [%emt 0:05:51]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 25. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0: 01:38]} 26. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 27. Qc8+ $14 {[%emt 0:00: 20]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 28. Qxb7 {[%emt 0:03:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:45]} 29. f3 {[%emt 0:02:08]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 30. Qc6 {[%emt 0:02:14]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:01: 24]} 31. Qa8+ {[%emt 0:00:26]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 32. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 33. Qa6 {[%emt 0:02:43]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 34. Qf1 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 35. h4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} d4 {[%emt 0:01: 13]} 36. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:35]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 37. f4 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Re2 { [%emt 0:01:12]} 38. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 39. f5 {[%emt 0: 00:46]} Rxg2+ {[%emt 0:01:29]} 40. Qxg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 41. Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 42. Qe8+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh7 { [%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. Qe8+ { [%emt 0:00:03]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Kovalevskaya, Ekaterina"] [Black "Mukhina, Jana"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2397"] [BlackElo "2041"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "99"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:03]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00: 16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:00:05]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00: 02]} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 9. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 10. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0: 00:51]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 12. Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:58] C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} (12. Ne4 f5 13. Ng3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 Qd7 15. Bd2 a6 16. Bxc6 Qxc6 17. Qxc6 bxc6 18. c4 Na4 19. Bc1 Rad8 {1/2-1/2 (52) Nepomniachtchi,I (2751)-Karjakin,S (2773) Saint Louis 2017}) 12... Nxc4 { [%emt 0:02:27]} 13. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 14. Bb5 { [%emt 0:03:16]} f5 $146 {[%emt 0:19:49]} ({Predecessor:} 14... c5 15. g4 Bg6 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17. Rxe5 Qb6 18. Ba4 Rfd8 19. d4 cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (47) Salati,P (2214)-Biedermann,T (2426) ICCF email 2015}) 15. b4 {[%emt 0:04:43]} a6 { [%emt 0:05:57]} 16. Ba4 {[%emt 0:20:59]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 17. Bc2 {[%emt 0: 00:06]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 18. Bb3+ {[%emt 0:07:27]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 19. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc8 $1 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 20. Qb3 {[%emt 0:11:47]} (20. Qd2 $11 {keeps the balance.} c6 21. Qg5 (21. Bb3 Bxf3 22. gxf3 f4 $17)) 20... c6 { [%emt 0:01:02]} 21. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 22. Nh4 {[%emt 0: 00:07] [#]} Bg6 $2 {[%emt 0:03:20]} (22... Nd8 $1 $19 23. g4 Nxe6 24. gxh5 Qf7) 23. Qd1 {[%emt 0:14:33]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:03:09]} 24. Nxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} hxg6 { [%emt 0:00:03]} 25. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. bxa5 {[%emt 0: 05:48]} Nxa5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 27. Bc2 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 28. Bd2 {[%emt 0:07:52]} c5 {[%emt 0:04:26]} 29. Rb1 {[%emt 0:05:23]} Rfb8 { [%emt 0:00:45]} 30. Qf3 {[%emt 0:03:56]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 31. Qg3 {[%emt 0: 04:36]} Rab6 $16 {[%emt 0:07:43]} (31... Kg8 $14) 32. Bg5 {[%emt 0:03:06]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 33. Bd8 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:12:52]} 34. Bxa5 { [%emt 0:00:07]} Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Qh4+ {[%emt 0:01:42]} Kg8 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 36. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} g5 {[%emt 0:03:46]} 38. Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 39. Bxc4 { [%emt 0:00:39]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 40. Rxb8+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxb8 {[%emt 0: 00:01]} 41. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 42. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:02:35] } Qf4 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 43. Qd5 {[%emt 0:16:02]} e4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 44. g3 { [%emt 0:00:56]} Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 45. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Qh5 46. g4 { [%emt 0:01:35]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 47. Qxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} g6 {[%emt 0:00: 03]} 48. Qf7+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 50. Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Styazhkina, Anna"] [Black "Baiburina, Kamilla"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B00"] [WhiteElo "2299"] [BlackElo "1860"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 3. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 4. Nbc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 6. g4 { [%emt 0:00:18]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 7. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 8. a4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Qc7 { [%emt 0:00:31]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:01:02]} exd4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 11. Nxd4 { [%emt 0:00:22]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01: 11]} 13. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:06:42]} Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 14. Ne2 {[%emt 0:02:53]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 15. f4 {[%emt 0:08:32]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 16. Ng3 { [%emt 0:00:46]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 17. Qf2 {[%emt 0:03:14]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:38] } 18. e5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 19. Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Bf8 { [%emt 0:01:32]} 20. Rae1 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:06:57]} 21. Bxe4 { [%emt 0:04:36]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 22. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:01: 22]} 23. Nd6+ {[%emt 0:01:00]} Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 24. exd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 25. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:02:37]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 26. Be5 { [%emt 0:00:19]} Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:54]} 27. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01: 57]} 28. Bf6 {[%emt 0:04:33]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 29. Rd2 {[%emt 0:06:23]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 30. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 31. f5 {[%emt 0: 00:27]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 32. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 33. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 34. f6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Qe6 {[%emt 0: 00:19]} 35. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:08:52]} 36. Rxe4+ {[%emt 0:00:14] } Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Bxb6+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Gutkovich, Polina"] [Black "Girya, Olga"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2057"] [BlackElo "2465"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,60,0,0,-12,2,-22,-14,-27,-5,-22,-3,-8,-14,-108,-111,-121,-122,-116, -106,-223,-221,-216,-217,-327,-332,-290,-273,-366,-383,-363,-361,-515,-494, -5597,-5597,-5585,-5581,-2417,-2404]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Qc2 O-O 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8. O-O c6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Nbd2 b6 {E11: Bogo-Indian} 12. e4 Bb7 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. Rad1 Rc8 {The position is equal.} 14. Rfe1 a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Qc7 15. b4 Qb8 16. e5 Be7 17. c5 a5 18. a3 Ba6 19. h4 {0-1 (41) Zueger,B (2455)-Zeller,F (2425) Steckborn 1997}) 15. Qb1 Qc7 16. Rc1 Qb8 17. e5 Be7 18. h4 (18. cxd5 $11 {remains equal.} cxd5 19. Bf1) 18... c5 $17 19. Qd3 cxd4 20. Qxd4 Rfd8 21. Qf4 (21. Red1 $17) 21... Nc5 22. Bf1 dxc4 23. Nxc4 (23. Rxc4 $142 Nd3 24. Bxd3 Rxd3 25. Rec1) 23... Nd3 $19 24. Bxd3 Rxd3 25. Ne3 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Bc5 {White must now prevent . ..Qa8.} 27. Rc4 (27. g4 $142) 27... Qd8 {aiming for ...Bxe3.Black is clearly winning.} 28. Ne1 {[#]} (28. Rxc5 $142 bxc5 29. g4) 28... Rxe3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. fxe3 Qd2 30. Kf1 Bxe3 {Precision: White = 7%, Black = 73%.} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Mironenko, Galina"] [Black "Kashlinskaya, Alina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2007"] [BlackElo "2448"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,57,-7,0,0,-7,-18,-7,-24,22,-29,2,-72,-68,-56,-63,-43,-43,-58,-70,-64, -65,-93,-47,-42,0,-83,12,54,89,20,101,-36,658,654,981,968,970,974,954,956,948, 937,1429,1395,1371,1385]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 e5 4. d3 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. b3 O-O {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} 7. Bb2 e4 { LiveBook: 5 Games} 8. dxe4 Nxe4 {The position is equal.} 9. c4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9. Qc1 Be6 10. Nbd2 Bf6 11. c3 Re8 12. Rd1 Nxd2 13. Rxd2 Qc8 14. e3 a6 15. Qf1 {1/2-1/2 (15) Badea,B (2545)-Komarov,D (2580) Sovata 1998}) 9... Bf6 10. Qc1 d4 11. Nfd2 (11. Nbd2 $142 Re8 12. Nxe4 Rxe4 13. Qc2) 11... Nc5 12. Ne4 (12. Ba3 $11 Be7 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Nf3) 12... Nxe4 $17 13. Bxe4 Re8 14. Nd2 Bh3 15. Rd1 Qd7 16. Qb1 h5 17. Bf3 Bf5 18. Ne4 Be7 19. Qc1 (19. e3 $1 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 19... h4 (19... Rad8 $17) 20. Qf4 $11 h3 21. Ng5 ({ White should try} 21. e3 $16) 21... Rad8 {[#]} (21... Bf6 $11) 22. Rd2 ({ Only move:} 22. Nxf7 $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf7 23. e4) 22... f6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (22... Bb4 $15 23. Rdd1 Bg6) 23. Bd5+ $18 {White is clearly winning.} Kf8 24. Qh4 {[%cal Rh4h8]} Qxd5 25. cxd5 {[%cal Rh4h8,Bc4d5,Bd5c6][%mdl 32]} fxg5 26. Qh8+ Kf7 27. Qh5+ g6 28. Qh7+ Kf6 29. dxc6 {Precision: White = 25%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Khatmullina, Dilara"] [Black "Belenkaya, Dina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "1860"] [BlackElo "2297"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 6. e4 {[%emt 0:01: 38]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 8. Nbd2 { [%emt 0:04:53]} O-O {[%emt 0:03:53]} 9. c3 {[%emt 0:04:35]} Re8 {[%emt 0:03:13] } 10. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:35]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 11. b3 {[%emt 0:03:18]} b6 { [%emt 0:03:46]} 12. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 13. d4 {[%emt 0: 06:00]} exd4 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 14. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 15. Ne5 {[%emt 0:09:52]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 16. Rac1 {[%emt 0:04:06]} Rad8 { [%emt 0:01:39]} 17. Ba3 {[%emt 0:04:56]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:04:02]} 18. Nxe4 { [%emt 0:04:26]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 19. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:14:29]} Nf5 {[%emt 0: 07:33]} 20. Rcd1 {[%emt 0:14:31]} f6 {[%emt 0:03:24]} 21. g4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 22. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 23. dxe5 { [%emt 0:00:02]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Nasybullina, Dayana"] [Black "Voit, Daria"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B95"] [WhiteElo "1801"] [BlackElo "2382"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} d6 {[%emt 0: 00:06]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 6. Bg5 { [%emt 0:00:53]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 7. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:04: 13]} 8. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:49]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 9. f3 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:02:37]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0: 01:04]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:21:42]} 12. g5 {[%emt 0:17:35]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:03:10]} 13. h4 {[%emt 0:05:58]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:13:28]} 14. f4 {[%emt 0:03:38]} Nec4 {[%emt 0: 01:28]} 15. f5 {[%emt 0:03:48]} b4 {[%emt 0:13:31]} 16. Nb1 {[%emt 0:01:36]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 17. Nf3 {[%emt 0:04:14]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 18. Bxb6 { [%emt 0:02:38]} Nxb6 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 19. f6 {[%emt 0:17:06]} gxf6 {[%emt 0:00: 41]} 20. gxf6 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 21. Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:19:03]} 22. Rhf1 {[%emt 0:11:59]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 23. Qf2 { [%emt 0:07:40]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:02:44]} 24. Nd4 {[%emt 0:03:31]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01: 43]} 25. Nf5+ {[%emt 0:07:31]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 26. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:03:31]} 27. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 28. Nxd5 { [%emt 0:01:28]} Qxf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxh4 {[%emt 0: 00:08]} 30. Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 31. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 32. Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Bg5+ {[%emt 0:01:11]} 33. Kd1 { [%emt 0:00:22]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 34. a3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:04] } 35. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 36. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rc3 { [%emt 0:00:35]} 37. Nxa5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 38. Nab3 { [%emt 0:00:33]} Bxd2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Kalashnikova, Elena"] [Black "Kovanova, Baira"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C60"] [WhiteElo "1785"] [BlackElo "2358"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:03]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nge7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0: 00:04]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:41] C60: Ruy Lopez: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...g6} (5. c3 a6 6. Ba4 Bg7 7. d4 exd4 8. cxd4 b5 9. Bc2 d5 10. exd5 Nb4 11. Bb3 Nbxd5 12. Nc3 O-O 13. Re1 Nf6 14. Ne5 Bb7 15. Bg5 Nf5 16. Ne4 Bxe4 17. Rxe4 Qd6 18. Bxf6 {1/2-1/2 (18) Alekseev,E (2653)-Panarin,M (2558) Sochi 2015}) 5... Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 6. c3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} a6 { [%emt 0:00:51]} 7. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0: 02:22]} d6 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:01:30]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. Bb3 $146 {[%emt 0:00:46]} ({Predecessor:} 10. d4 exd4 11. cxd4 b5 12. Bb3 Na5 13. Bc2 c5 {0-1 (44) Sobry,S (2033)-Karpatchev,A (2466) Lille 2015}) 10... d5 { [%emt 0:07:19]} 11. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:08:52]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:02:49]} 12. Nf1 { [%emt 0:01:24]} f5 {[%emt 0:03:33]} 13. exd5 {[%emt 0:11:19]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00: 36]} 14. Ne3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:04:58]} 15. Bc2 $1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 16. Nf1 {[%emt 0:04:12]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:04:03]} 17. Be3 { [%emt 0:01:11]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 18. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00: 47]} 19. d4 {[%emt 0:01:35] [#]} (19. Ng3 $11 {remains equal.}) 19... e4 $1 { [%emt 0:02:17]} 20. N3h2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:07:15]} 21. Re3 { [%emt 0:11:32]} (21. g3 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 21... Ne7 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 22. Bxe7 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 23. Ng3 {[%emt 0:03:07]} Nf4 { [%emt 0:02:28]} 24. Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Nxh3+ {[%emt 0:08:24]} 25. Kh1 $2 { [%emt 0:06:13]} (25. gxh3 $17 {only move.} f4 26. h4) 25... Nf4 {[%emt 0:01:26] } 26. Rae1 {[%emt 0:03:00]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 27. Ne2 {[%emt 0:01:32]} Nxe2 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 28. R1xe2 {[%emt 0:03:18]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 29. Rh3 { [%emt 0:00:25]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 30. g4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} c5 $19 {[%emt 0: 03:36]} 31. dxc5 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 32. Qe1 {[%emt 0:02:57] } Bb7 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 33. Kg1 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 34. Nf1 { [%emt 0:04:08]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:03:56]} 35. Nh2 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:01: 05]} 36. Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 37. Rd4 {[%emt 0:01:58]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 38. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} e3 {[%emt 0:03:38]} 39. fxe3 { [%emt 0:02:41]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 40. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0: 00:14]} 0-1 [Event "RUS-chT Premier League W 2018"] [Site "Sochi"] [Date "2018.05.10"] [Round "9"] [White "Kudrjushova, Elena"] [Black "Balaian, Alina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C05"] [WhiteElo "1720"] [BlackElo "2228"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:02]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. f4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 6. Ndf3 { [%emt 0:00:13] LiveBook: 86 Games} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 7. c3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 8. g3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Be7 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 9. Bh3 { [%emt 0:00:19]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:08:07]} 10. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0: 00:48]} 11. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} f6 {[%emt 0:07:39]} 12. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:17:54]} Ncxe5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 13. Bxd5 $2 {[%emt 0:13:42]} (13. f5 $14 {keeps the upper hand.}) 13... Qb5+ {[%emt 0:01:52]} 14. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Qxd5 { [%emt 0:00:10]} 15. dxe5 {[%emt 0:05:59]} fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 16. Nxe5 { [%emt 0:05:30]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:59]} ({Weaker is} 16... Qxh1 17. Ng6+ Kf7 18. Nxh8+ Kg8 19. Nf7 $19) 17. Qh5+ {[%emt 0:16:33]} (17. Qxe5+ $142 Qxe5 18. fxe5) 17... g6 {[%emt 0:03:05]} 18. Qxe5+ {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} O-O+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 20. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:39]} Be6 $19 { [%emt 0:00:24]} 21. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 22. Kxf3 { [%emt 0:00:15]} Bd5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23. Ke2 {[%emt 0:03:41]} Bxh1 {[%emt 0: 00:32]} 0-1
Ch-RUS Women 2018 Sochi RUS Tue 1st May 2018 - Thu 10th May 2018 Leading Final Round 9 Standings:
Rk SNo Team Gms + - = TB1 TB2
1 2 Yugra (KhMAO-Yugra) 9 8 1 0 16 30.5
2 1 ShSM Legacy Square Capital (Moskva) 9 8 1 0 16 28.0
3 3 SShOR po shakhmatam i shashkam (Sankt-Peter 9 7 1 1 15 25.0
4 6 Moskovskaya oblast 9 5 2 2 12 20.0
5 4 Ladya (Respublika Tatarstan) 9 4 3 2 10 18.0
6 5 Devyataya gorizontal (Moskva) 9 4 4 1 9 16.0
7 8 Bukavushki (g. Tolyatti) 9 2 3 4 8 14.0
8 7 Yuzhnyy Ural (Chelyabinskaya oblast) 9 3 5 1 7 16.5
9 9 Auditorskaya kompaniya SiViSi Grupp (Kra 9 2 6 1 5 15.0
10 12 Komanda SK Tolpar (Respublika Bashkorto 9 2 6 1 5 8.5
11 10 Yuzhnyy Ural-2 (Chelyabinskaya oblast) 9 1 7 1 3 13.0
12 11 Zhiguli (Samarskaya oblast) 9 0 7 2 2 11.5
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