Chinese Chess League 2019 Aug 20, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 Round 12 – Round 15

Chinese Chess League 2019 Aug 20, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 Round 12 – Round 15

The 2019 Chinese Chess League Division is a 12-team double round-robin featuring most of the top Chinese players held from April to December.

2019-04-09 – 2019-08-24

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Apr 9, 2019 05:00 Round 2 Apr 10, 2019 05:00 Round 3 Apr 11, 2019 05:00 Round 4 Apr 12, 2019 05:00 Round 5 May 7, 2019 05:00 Round 6 May 8, 2019 05:00 Round 7 May 9, 2019 05:00 Round 8 Jul 24, 2019 05:00 Round 9 Jul 25, 2019 05:00 Round 10 Jul 26, 2019 05:00 Round 11 Jul 27, 2019 05:00 Round 12 Aug 20, 2019 05:00 Round 13 Aug 21, 2019 05:00 Round 14 Aug 22, 2019 05:00 Round 15 Aug 23, 2019 05:00 Round 16 Nov 21, 2019 05:00 Round 17 Nov 22, 2019 04:00 Round 18 Nov 23, 2019 04:00 Round 19 Dec 4, 2019 04:00 Round 20 Dec 5, 2019 04:00 Round 21 Dec 6, 2019 04:00 Round 22 Dec 7, 2019 04:00

[Event “Chinese Chess League 2019”]
[Site “Shen Yang”]
[Date “2019.08.23”]
[Round “15.16”]
[White “Rapport, Richard”]
[Black “Ma, Qun”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D00”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2626”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “111”]
[EventDate “2019.04.09”]
[EventType “team-tourn”]
[EventCountry “CHN”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3a4,Ba4c5][%mdl 32]}
Nf6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 a6 5. dxc5 e6 6. Na4 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} Bxc5 {
[%mdl 64] Decoy} 7. Nxc5 Qa5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 8. c3 {The position is
equal.} Qxc5 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Bd3 Qe7 {Threatens to win with …e5.} 11. Ne5 O-O
(11… Nd7 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. e4 {1-0 (73) Vachier Lagrave,M (2779)-Nakamura,H
(2777) chess.com INT 2018}) 12. O-O Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Nxe5 13.
Bxe5 {1-0 (31) Palencia Morales,G (2226)-Lorenzini,M (2445) Rosario 2017}) 13.
Nxd7 Qxd7 14. Bg5 Ne5 15. Bc2 Ng6 16. h4 Ne7 (16… Qc7 $16) 17. e4 (17. Bxf6
$1 $18 gxf6 18. Qh5) 17… Qc7 $16 18. Bxf6 $1 gxf6 19. Qf3 Kg7 20. Rad1 {
[%cal Re4d5]} Rad8 (20… dxe4 $1 $14 21. Qxe4 (21. Bxe4 f5 $11) 21… f5 22.
Qd4+ Kg8) 21. exd5 $1 Rxd5 22. Rxd5 Nxd5 23. Rd1 Ne7 24. Qe4 {[%csl Gc2][%cal
Re4h7]} f5 25. Qd4+ $1 $40 {[%mdl 128] White goes for the king.} Kh6 (25… Kg8
$16 {is a better defense.}) 26. Rd3 $18 ({Don’t do} 26. Qf6+ $6 Ng6 $16) 26…
Rg8 (26… b5 $142 27. a4 (27. Qf6+ Ng6 $16) 27… bxa4 28. Bxa4 e5 29. Qe3+ f4
) 27. Qf6+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Ng6 28. Qg5+ (28. Rg3 $1 $18 {is the
precise move to win.} Re8 29. Qg5+ Kg7 30. h5 {[%mdl 64] Pin}) 28… Kg7 $16
29. h5 {[%mdl 64] h6+ would kill now. Pin} f6 30. Qg3 f4 (30… Qxg3 $16 {
was worth a try.} 31. Rxg3 {[%mdl 64] Pin} f4) 31. Qf3 $18 Nf8 32. Rd4 e5 33.
Rb4 $1 {[%cal Rb4b7]} b5 34. Bb3 {Black must now prevent Qg4+.} Rh8 35. Qa8 Qd6
36. Re4 Ng6 37. Qa7+ Qe7 38. Qxa6 Nh4 39. Qxb5 {Strongly threatening Qe2.} Kh6
{intending …Qg7.} 40. Qd3 $2 (40. Qc6 $18) 40… Rd8 $11 41. Qh3 f5 42. Re1
Rd2 43. Rd1 Rxb2 44. c4 $2 (44. Bd5 $11) 44… e4 $1 $19 {[%cal Re4e3] aiming
for …e3.} 45. Qc3 Qg5 ({Better is} 45… Re2 $1 $19 {And now …e3 would win.
} 46. Kf1 f3 47. gxf3 exf3) 46. Rd6+ $1 $15 Kxh5 {[%csl Gh4][%cal Rg5g2]} 47.
Bd1+ f3 $1 {[%csl Gf3,Gh4][%cal Rg5g2]} 48. g3 Rb1 $1 {Hoping for …f4.} 49.
Qh8 $1 {[%cal Rh8h7]} h6 50. Kh2 $1 Ng6 51. Qg7 {White wants to play c5.} Rc1
$2 {[%mdl 8192]} (51… Nh4 $1 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.} 52. Qxg5+
hxg5) 52. c5 $2 (52. Qf7) 52… Rxc5 $2 {[#]} (52… Nf4 53. Bxf3+ (53. Qxg5+
hxg5 54. gxf4 gxf4 $11) 53… exf3 54. Qf7+ Kg4) 53. Rxg6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 576]
Deflection} Qxg6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} 54. Qe7 {[%csl Gg3][%cal Re7h4]}
Qb6 {…Rc1! is the strong threat.} 55. Bb3 Rc4 56. Kh3 {Played: Qe7-f7} 1-0

[Event “Chinese Chess League 2019”]
[Site “Shen Yang”]
[Date “2019.08.22”]
[Round “14.17”]
[White “Chu, Wei Chao”]
[Black “Rapport, Richard”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2406”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2019.04.09”]
[EventType “team-tourn”]
[EventCountry “CHN”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
1. d4 e6 2. c4 Bb4+ 3. Bd2 a5 4. g3 ({
Predecessor:} 4. Nf3 d5 5. g3 dxc4 {0-1 (34) Postny,E (2631)-Istratescu,A
(2664) Bastia 2013}) 4… d5 $146 (4… Nc6 5. Bg2 d6 6. e3 e5 7. d5 Bxd2+ 8.
Qxd2 Nb8 9. Nc3 Na6 10. Nge2 Nf6 11. h3 Nc5 12. g4 {1/2-1/2 (74) Ivanisevic,I
(2650)-Caruana,F (2808) Baku 2016}) 5. Bg2 dxc4 6. Nf3 {A40: Unusual replies
to 1 d4} Nc6 7. e3 Nge7 8. O-O {White is slightly better.} O-O 9. Qc2 $1 b5 10.
a4 Ba6 11. axb5 Bxb5 12. Rc1 Nd5 13. Na3 Bxa3 14. bxa3 Nb6 15. a4 Ba6 16. Ng5
Qxg5 17. Bxc6 Ra7 18. h4 Qh5 19. Qd1 Qxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Bc8 21. Rdb1 Bd7 22. Bxd7
Nxd7 23. Rb5 Rfa8 24. Rc1 Nb6 25. Ra1 f5 26. Rc5 Kf7 27. Kf1 Ke8 28. Ke2 Kd7
29. f3 g6 30. Ra2 Ke8 31. Rc6 Kf7 (31… Kd7 $5 32. Rc5 $8 h5 $11) 32. Rc5 Rd8
(32… Ke8 $11) 33. Rxa5 $14 Rxa5 34. Bxa5 Ra8 {[#]} 35. Bxb6 $1 cxb6 $16 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 36. Kd2 $1 b5 37. a5 $1 {[%cal Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]
} b4 38. Ra4 Rb8 {Strongly threatening …c3+.} 39. a6 c3+ 40. Kd3 $2 {[%mdl
8192]} (40. Kc2 $14) 40… Rc8 $19 {Hoping for …c2.} 41. Kc2 {[#]} b3+ $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 42. Kc1 (42. Kxb3 c2) 42… b2+ 0-1

[Event “Chinese Chess League 2019”]
[Site “Shen Yang”]
[Date “2019.08.21”]
[Round “13.13”]
[White “Rapport, Richard”]
[Black “Ni, Hua”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A13”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2668”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2019.04.09”]
[EventType “team-tourn”]
[EventCountry “CHN”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6
4. Nf3 d4 5. d3 Nc6 6. O-O Be7 {A13: English Opening: 1…e6} 7. e3 (7. Na3 O-O
8. Nc2 a5 9. e3 dxe3 10. Bxe3 Ng4 11. d4 Nxe3 12. Nxe3 Bf6 13. d5 exd5 14. cxd5
{1-0 (38) Wang,Y (2699)-Torre,E (2458) Ashkhabad 2017}) 7… O-O 8. exd4 Nxd4
9. Nc3 Nxf3+ 10. Bxf3 Rb8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… Bc5 11. Re1 Rb8 {1/2-1/2

[Event “Chinese Chess League 2019”]
[Site “Shen Yang”]
[Date “2019.08.20”]
[Round “12.22”]
[White “Zou, Chen”]
[Black “Rapport, Richard”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B48”]
[WhiteElo “2440”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “70”]
[EventDate “2019.04.09”]
[EventType “team-tourn”]
[EventCountry “CHN”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7.
Qd2 b5 ({Predecessor:} 7… Be7 8. O-O-O Nf6 9. f3 b5 10. g4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 {
1/2-1/2 (34) Kourkoulos Arditis,S (2372)-Banikas,H (2600) Anogia 2016}) 8.
O-O-O Nxd4 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} 9. Bxd4
Bb7 10. f3 Nf6 {White has an edge.} 11. g4 Be7 12. g5 $146 (12. Kb1 O-O 13. Rg1
Rac8 14. h4 Rfd8 15. Bh3 Ne8 16. g5 {1/2-1/2 (30) Dominguez Perez,L (2739)
-Shankland,S (2731) Saint Louis 2019}) 12… Nh5 13. Ne2 Rc8 {Hoping for …
Bxg5!} 14. h4 O-O 15. Bh3 f5 16. gxf6 Bxf6 17. Bxf6 Nxf6 18. Nd4 Kh8 19. Rhg1
Rce8 {[%cal Bc8e8,Be8e7,Be7f7][%mdl 32]} 20. Kb1 Re7 21. a3 Ng8 22. Qb4 Rc8 23.
Qd2 Rf8 24. Qb4 Rc8 25. Qd2 Rf7 26. Qe2 Qb6 27. Rg5 Ne7 28. h5 Ng8 29. Qd2 Rc5
(29… h6 $11 30. Rg6 Qc7) 30. e5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (30. h6 $16 {keeps the
pressure on.} gxh6 31. Rg2) 30… h6 $1 $17 {[%cal Rh6g5]} 31. Rg6 (31. Rgg1
$17 Rxe5 32. Bg4) 31… Rxe5 $19 32. f4 Rxh5 33. Bg4 Rh1 34. Rxh1 Bxh1 35. f5 {
[%cal Rf5e6]} Ne7 {Played: Bh1-e4} 0-1


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