Congratulations to Baden-Baden on winning a 14th Chess Bundesliga title in 15 years*

Congratulations to Baden-Baden on winning a 14th Chess Bundesliga title in 15 years*

Sakk Bundesliga 2020-as extra bajnokság – 2020-09-16-17-18-19-20 – Rapport Richárd (7/5) a Baden-Badennel bajnok

Schachbundesliga Championship 2020 (Karlsruhe GER)
Wed 16th Sep 2020 – Sun 20th Sep 2020

Schachbundesliga Championship 2020 (Karlsruhe GER)
Wed 16th Sep 2020 – Sun 20th Sep 2020  Official Site – Results

Congratulations to Baden-Baden on winning a 14th Chess Bundesliga title in 15 years* after Arkadiy Naiditsch clinched the vital win in a nail-biter! (*technically the full season is set to resume in the spring)

ch-Schachbundesliga 2020 Karlsruhe GER Wed 16th Sep 2020 – Sun 20th Sep 2020
Leading Final Round 7 Standings:
Rk Team Gms 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Mpts Bpts TB1
1 OSG Baden-Baden 7 + 5 6 7 7 7 14 43 182½
2 SC Viernheim 7 + 5 6 5 6 7 12 38 167
3 Schachfreunde Deizisau 7 3 + 5 5 10 33 142½
4 SV Werder Bremen 7 3 2 3 + 5 6 8 29 132
5 SG Solingen 7 2 3 + 5 7 6 27½ 125
6 FC Bayern Muenchen 7 1 3 3 + 5 4 23½ 111
7 SF Berlin 7 1 2 3 1 3 + 4 1 16½ 79
7 teams

WORLD TOP 13 Rapport 2758.6 −1.4

20 September 2020, 14:18 GMT

# Name Classic +/− Rapid Blitz Age
1 Carlsen 2863.0 0.0 2881.0 2886.0 29
2 Caruana 2827.9 −7.1 2773.0 2711.0 28
3 Ding Liren 2791.0 0.0 2836.0 2788.0 27
4 Nepomniachtchi 2784.0 0.0 2778.0 2785.0 30
5 Vachier-Lagrave 2783.9 +5.9 2860.0 2822.0 29
6 Grischuk 2777.0 0.0 2784.0 2765.0 36
7 ↑4 Mamedyarov 2770.2 +6.2 2761.0 2716.0 35
8 So 2770.0 0.0 2741.0 2816.0 26
9 ↓2 Aronian 2767.3 −5.7 2778.0 2739.0 37
10 ↓1 Radjabov 2765.0 0.0 2758.0 2757.0 33
11 ↓1 Giri 2764.0 0.0 2731.0 2752.0 26
12 Wang Hao 2763.0 0.0 2750.0 2712.0 31
13 Rapport 2758.6 −1.4 2727 i 2759 i 24
14 Dominguez Perez 2758.0 0.0 2786.0 2654.0 36
15 ↑1 Duda 2756.7 +3.7 2774.0 2799.0 22
16 ↓1 Anand 2753.0 0.0 2751.0 2785.0 50
17 Karjakin 2752.0 0.0 2709.0 2765.0 30
18 Nakamura 2736.0 0.0 2829.0 2900.0 32
19 Topalov 2735.0 0.0 2707.0 2667 i 45
20 Harikrishna 2732.4 +0.4 2705.0 2614.0 34
21 Wei Yi 2732.0 0.0 2752.0 2686 i 21
22 Firouzja 2728.0 0.0 2703.0 2770.0 17
23 Andreikin 2726.0 0.0 2740.0 2782.0 30
24 Vidit 2726.0 0.0 2636.0 2735.0 25
25 Svidler 2723.0 0.0 2742.0 2754.0 44
26 Vitiugov 2722.0 0.0 2629.0 2673.0 33
27 ↑2 Vallejo Pons 2720.5 +10.5 2656.0 2615.0 38
28 Artemiev 2716.0 0.0 2760.0 2783.0 22
29 ↑5 Adams 2715.7 +9.7 2684.0 2742.0 48
30 Le Quang Liem 2709.0 0.0 2744.0 2690.0 29
31 Xiong 2709.0 0.0 2730.0 2724.0 19
32 Yu Yangyi 2709.0 0.0 2738.0 2808.0 26
33 Navara 2706.9 −0.1 2717.0 2758.0 35
34 ↑1 Tomashevsky 2706.0 0.0 2681.0 2695.0 33
35 ↑1 Bu Xiangzhi 2705.0 0.0 2642.0 2760.0 34
36 ↓9 Wojtaszek 2704.9 −12.1 2703.0 2730.0 33
[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.16”] [Round “1.1”] [Board “5”] [White “Donchenko, Alexander”] [Black “Rapport, Richard”] [Result “1/2-1/2”] [WhiteTitle “GM”] [BlackTitle “GM”] [WhiteElo “2654”] [BlackElo “2760”] [ECO “D11”] [Opening “QGD Slav”] [Variation “4.e3”] [WhiteTeam “Schachfreunde Deizisau”] [BlackTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”] [WhiteFideId “24603295”] [BlackFideId “738590”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O e6 8. b4 dxc4
9. Bxc4 Nd5 10. Qb3 Nxc3 11. Qxc3 b6 12. Ba3 Nd7 13. Rac1 Bb7 14. Qb3 Qe7 15.
Rfd1 Rfd8 16. Be2 Bf8 17. Rc3 Qe8 18. Rcc1 Qe7 19. Rc3 Qe8 20. Nd2 a5 21. bxa5
Bxa3 22. Qxa3 Rxa5 23. Qb2 Rda8 24. a3 Qe7 25. Nc4 R5a6 26. Ne5 b5 27. Nxd7 Qxd7
28. Qb4 Qd8 29. Rdc1 Ra4 30. Qc5 Qf8 31. Qb6 R8a7 32. g3 Rxa3 33. Rc5 Qe7 34.
R5c2 Ra1 35. Bf3 R7a6 36. Qc5 Qxc5 37. Rxc5 Rxc1+ 38. Rxc1 Kf8 39. Kf1 Ke7 40.
Ke1 Kd6 41. Rc5 Ra1+ 42. Bd1 b4 43. Rc2 Ba6 44. Kd2 Bb5 45. Rb2 c5 46. dxc5+
Kxc5 47. Rc2+ Bc4 48. Be2 Ra2 49. Rxa2 Bxa2 50. h4 e5 51. Kc2 h6 52. Bd3 Bc4 53.
Be4 Bd5 54. Bd3 Bf3 55. Kb2 Bg4 56. Kb3 Bf5 57. Be2 f6 58. Kb2 Be4 59. Kb3 Bd5+
60. Kb2 Bf7 61. Bd3 g5 62. Kc2 Bc4 63. Bf5 Be2 64. Kd2 Bf3 65. Kc2 Kd5 66. Kb3
Be4 67. Bc8 Kc5 68. Bg4 f5 69. Be2 gxh4 70. gxh4 Bd5+ 71. Ka4 Bc4 72. Bh5 Be6
73. Be2 Bd5 74. Bd1 f4 75. Be2 Be6 76. Bd3 Bf7 77. Be2 Bc4 78. Bh5 Be6 79. Be2
Bf7 80. Bd1 Bg6 81. Kb3 Kb5 82. Be2+ Ka5 83. Bc4 Bh5 84. Kc2 Ka4 85. Kb2 Bd1 86.
Bd3 Ka5 87. Bc4 Kb6 88. Be6 Kc5 89. Bf7 Bf3 90. Be6 Bd5 91. Bg4 Kd6 92. Bf5 Ke7
93. Bg6 Kf6 94. Bh7 Be6 95. Be4 Bf5 96. Bf3 Be6 97. Be4 Bf7 98. Bc2 Bg6 99. Bd1
Kf5 100. exf4 Kxf4 101. Kb3 Bf5 102. Kxb4 Bg4 103. Bc2 Bf3 104. Kc5 h5 105. Bg6
Kg4 106. Kd6 e4 107. Ke5 Kxh4 108. Kf4 Kh3 109. Bxh5 Kg2 110. Bxf3+ Kxf2 111.
Kxe4 1/2-1/2

[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.17”] [Round “2.2”] [Board “3”] [White “Studer, Noel”] [Black “Rapport, Richard”] [Result “0-1”] [WhiteTitle “GM”] [BlackTitle “GM”] [WhiteElo “2573”] [BlackElo “2760”] [ECO “D30”] [Opening “Queen’s gambit declined”] [WhiteTeam “FC Bayern Muenchen”] [BlackTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”] [WhiteFideId “1319620”] [BlackFideId “738590”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nbd2 f5 5. g3 Nd7 6. Bg2 Nh6 7. Qc2 Nf7 8. b3 g5
9. e3 Bd6 10. Bb2 a5 11. h4 g4 12. Ng1 O-O 13. Ne2 Nf6 14. Nf4 Qe7 15. O-O Nh8
16. c5 Bc7 17. a3 Ng6 18. b4 Nxf4 19. exf4 Nh5 20. Rfe1 Nxf4 21. gxf4 Bxf4 22.
Nc4 Qxh4 23. Nb6 e5 24. Nxd5 cxd5 25. Rxe5 Bh2+ 26. Kf1 Bxe5 27. Bxd5+ Kg7 28.
dxe5 axb4 29. Ke2 Rxa3 30. Bxa3 bxa3 31. Qc3 f4 32. Rxa3 f3+ 33. Ke3 Qg5+ 34.
Kd3 Rd8 35. Qd4 Be6 0-1

[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.17”] [Round “3.2”] [Board “3”] [White “Rapport, Richard”] [Black “Sprenger, Jan Michael”] [Result “1/2-1/2”] [WhiteTitle “GM”] [BlackTitle “GM”] [WhiteElo “2760”] [BlackElo “2482”] [ECO “A13”] [Opening “English”] [Variation “Neo-Catalan accepted”] [WhiteTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”] [BlackTeam “SF Berlin”] [WhiteFideId “738590”] [BlackFideId “4646258”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ c6 6. Qxc4 b5 7. Qc2 Bb7 8. Nc3
Nbd7 9. O-O a6 10. a4 Rc8 11. d3 Be7 12. h3 O-O 13. e4 Qb6 14. Be3 c5 15. Qe2
Ba8 16. Rfb1 Qb8 17. axb5 axb5 18. Bf4 Qb6 19. Nd2 Bc6 20. Be3 Qc7 21. Nb3 Ra8
22. Rxa8 Rxa8 23. d4 b4 24. d5 bxc3 25. dxc6 Qxc6 26. bxc3 Qa6 27. Qxa6 Rxa6 28.
Nxc5 Nxc5 29. Rb8+ Bf8 30. Bxc5 Ra1+ 31. Bf1 Nd7 32. Rxf8+ Nxf8 33. Kg2 Nd7 34.
Bd4 e5 35. Be3 Nf6 36. Bd3 Ra3 37. Bd2 Nd7 38. Bc4 Nb6 39. Bb5 Nc8 40. Bc6 Nd6
41. Bd5 Ra4 42. Be3 h6 43. Kf3 Ra3 44. c4 Rc3 45. Kg4 Nxc4 46. Ba7 g6 47. Bb8
Kg7 48. Bxc4 Rxc4 49. Bxe5+ f6 50. Bf4 Rxe4 51. Kf3 Ra4 52. Be3 g5 53. g4 Kf7
54. Bb6 Ke6 55. Bc7 Ra3+ 56. Kg2 Rc3 57. Bg3 Kd5 58. Bh2 Ke4 59. Bd6 Rc6 60. Bf8
f5 61. gxf5 Kxf5 62. Bb4 Rb6 63. Bc5 Rc6 64. Be3 Rc4 65. Bb6 Rb4 66. Bc5 Ra4 67.
Bf8 Ra8 68. Bc5 Rc8 69. Ba7 Rc3 70. Bd4 Rd3 71. Bc5 Kf4 72. Bf8 h5 73. Bc5 Rb3
74. Bd6+ Kf5 75. Bc5 Ke4 76. Ba7 Rb7 77. Be3 Rb5 78. Bc1 Kd3 79. Be3 Ke2 80. Ba7
Ra5 81. Be3 Rf5 82. Bb6 Rf3 83. Bc5 Rf5 84. Be3 Rd5 85. Bb6 Rd6 86. Bc5 Rg6 87.
Be3 g4 88. Ba7 gxh3+ 89. Kxh3 Rg4 90. Be3 Kf3 91. Bb6 Rg1 92. Kh2 Rg2+ 93. Kh3
Rg1 94. Kh2 Rb1 95. Be3 Rb4 96. Bc5 Rh4+ 97. Kg1 Rc4 98. Be3 Kg4 99. Kg2 Rc2
100. Bd4 h4 101. Be3 Ra2 102. Bd4 h3+ 103. Kh2 Ra6 104. Bc5 Kf3 105. Be3 Ra5
106. Bb6 Rg5 107. Be3 Rg8 108. Bb6 Rg7 109. Be3 Rg8 110. Bb6 Kg4 111. Be3 Ra8
112. Bc5 Ra2 1/2-1/2

[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.18”] [Round “4.1”] [Board “5”] [White “Van Wely, Loek”] [Black “Rapport, Richard”] [Result “0-1”] [WhiteTitle “GM”] [BlackTitle “GM”] [WhiteElo “2615”] [BlackElo “2760”] [ECO “D02”] [Opening “Queen’s pawn game”] [WhiteTeam “SG Solingen”] [BlackTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”] [WhiteFideId “1000268”] [BlackFideId “738590”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Bf5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qb3 Nc6 6. Bg5 Nge7 7. e3 a5 8. a3 a4
9. Qd1 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 f6 11. Bf4 Qd7 12. Nh4 Be4 13. f3 Bg6 14. Nxg6 hxg6 15.
Rb1 b6 16. Qc2 Kf7 17. Bd3 dxc4 18. Bxc4 Nd5 19. Bxd5 exd5 20. c4 g5 21. Bg3
Rhe8 22. Kf2 f5 23. cxd5 Qxd5 24. Rhc1 Re6 25. Qc4 Ne7 26. Rb5 c5 27. dxc5 Qd2+
28. Kf1 Nd5 29. Bf2 Rh8 30. Kg1 Nxe3 31. Qc3 Rxh2 0-1

[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.19”] [Round “5.1”] [Board “5”] [White “Rapport, Richard”] [Black “Van Foreest, Lucas”] [Result “1/2-1/2”] [WhiteTitle “GM”] [BlackTitle “GM”] [WhiteElo “2760”] [BlackElo “2531”] [ECO “A07”] [Opening “Reti”] [Variation “King’s Indian attack (Barcza system)”] [WhiteTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”] [BlackTeam “SV Werder Bremen”] [WhiteFideId “738590”] [BlackFideId “1039792”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. a3 h6 7. c4 dxc4 8. Qa4 a6
9. Qxc4 b5 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. Bd2 Be4 12. Qc1 Nc6 13. Be3 Rc8 14. Rd1 b4 15. axb4
Nxb4 16. Nc3 Bh7 17. Bf4 Nfd5 18. Nxd5 exd5 19. Bh3 f5 20. Bd2 c5 21. dxc5 Bxc5
22. Bxb4 Bxb4 23. Qe3 Qe8 24. Qxe8 Rcxe8 25. Nd4 Rf6 26. Bg2 g5 27. Bxd5+ Kh8
28. Nc6 Bf8 29. Kf1 Bg8 30. Rac1 Rc8 31. Bg2 Bg7 32. h3 Rf7 33. Nd8 Rd7 34. Nc6
Rxd1+ 35. Rxd1 Bxb2 36. Bf3 Rc7 37. Rd2 Bc3 38. Rd3 Bf6 39. Rd6 Kg7 40. Na5 Rc1+
41. Kg2 Ra1 42. Rxa6 Bc3 43. Ra7+ Kf6 44. Nc6 Rxa7 45. Nxa7 Bc4 46. e3 f4 47.
exf4 gxf4 48. gxf4 Bd2 49. Kg3 Kf5 50. Bg4+ Ke4 51. f5 Bf4+ 52. Kg2 Bf7 53. h4
h5 54. Bh3 Be5 55. Nc6 Bd6 56. Kg1 Be8 57. Na5 Be7 58. Nc4 Kf4 59. Ne3 Ke5 60.
Ng2 Bc6 61. f4+ Kd4 62. Kh2 Bxg2 63. Kxg2 Bxh4 64. f6 Bxf6 65. Bg4 hxg4 66. Kg3
Be5 67. fxe5 Kxe5 68. Kxg4 1/2-1/2

[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.19”] [Round “6.2”] [Board “2”] [White “Rapport, Richard”] [Black “Koch, Thomas1”] [Result “1-0”] [WhiteTitle “GM”] [BlackTitle “IM”] [WhiteElo “2760”] [BlackElo “2461”] [ECO “E11”] [Opening “Bogo-Indian defence, Nimzovich variation”] [WhiteTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”] [BlackTeam “Aachener SV”] [WhiteFideId “738590”] [BlackFideId “4600533”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 O-O 7. Nc3 d6 8.
h3 e5 9. g4 c6 10. O-O-O Re8 11. e3 e4 12. Ne1 h6 13. Be2 a6 14. Nc2 b5 15. Rdg1
bxc4 16. Bxc4 Be6 17. Bxe6 Qxe6 18. g5 hxg5 19. Rxg5 d5 20. Rhg1 g6 21. h4 Nh7
22. Re5 Qc8 23. h5 g5 24. f4 f6 25. Rxe8+ Qxe8 26. Qh2 a5 27. fxg5 fxg5 28. Qd6
Na6 29. Na1 Nb4 30. axb4 axb4 31. Nc2 bxc3 32. bxc3 Rd8 33. Qh6 Qf8 34. Qxc6 Qf2
35. Qe6+ Kf8 36. Qh6+ Ke8 37. Qe6+ Kf8 38. Qh6+ Ke8 39. Rd1 Rd7 40. Qe6+ Kd8 41.
Qa6 Qf6 42. Qa8+ Ke7 43. Nb4 Qd6 44. Nc6+ Kf6 45. Ne5 Kg7 46. Nxd7 Qxd7 47. Qa6
Nf6 48. h6+ Kg6 49. Rf1 Qe7 50. Kc2 g4 51. h7 1-0

[Event “ch-Schachbundesliga 2020”] [Site “Karlsruhe GER”] [Date “2020.09.20”] [Round “7.1”] [White “Korobov, Anton”] [Black “Rapport, Richard”] [Result “1/2-1/2”] [WhiteElo “2688”] [BlackElo “2760”] [ECO “D35”] [Opening “QGD”] [Variation “exchange, Saemisch variation”] [EventDate “2020.09.16”] [Board “4”] [WhiteTeam “SC Viernheim”] [BlackTeam “OSG Baden-Baden”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bf4 c6 7. Qc2 Nh5
8. Bd2 Nhf6 9. g3 Nb6 10. Bg2 Nc4 11. Bf4 Be7 12. Ne5 Nd6 13. O-O Bf5 14.
Qb3 h5 15. Rac1 h4 16. Na4 hxg3 17. Bxg3 Nfe4 18. Bxe4 Bxe4 19. Nc5 Qb6 20.
Qe3 Nf5 21. Qf4 Bxc5 22. dxc5 Qc7 23. f3 Nxg3 24. hxg3 Bh7 25. Rc3 Rc8 26.
Re3 O-O 27. Kf2 f6 28. Nd3 Qa5 29. Qg4 Rce8 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Qd7 Rxe2+ 32.
Kxe2 Bxd3+ 33. Kxd3 Qb5+ 34. Kd2 Qxf1 35. Qe8+ Kh7 36. Qh5+ 1/2-1/2