Cori takes trophy at 2018 SPICE Cup

Cori takes trophy at 2018 SPICE Cup

Jorge Cori shared first prize with Illia Nyzhnyk in St. Louis at the SPICE Cup, held from October 23rd to 28th. Cori then won the Armageddon game to claim top honours and the trophy! In all, 38 players, including 14 grandmasters competed for USD $16,550 in prizes in the 12th edition of the tournament created by GM Susan Polgar. Nyzhnyk previously won the title in 2014. | Photo: Paul Truong

SPICE Cup Open 2018, St. Louis Webster University - SPICE newest member: GM Benjamin Gledura of Hungary, the #9 junior in the world.

Gledura gets set to make his first move against Nyzhnyk in the background | Photo: Paul Truong

games available for download PGN
[Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Cori, Jorge"] [Black "Wang, Justin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E14"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2377"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d5 6. O-O Bd6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Qc2 {E14: Queen's Indian: Classical Variation (4 e3)} (8. a3 Nbd7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Nb5 Be7 11. Bd2 a6 12. Nc3 Bd6 13. Ne2 Ne4 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. Ng3 g6 16. Bb4 c5 17. dxc5 bxc5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Papaioannou,I (2634)-Bogner,S (2619) Batumi 2018}) 8... a6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Bxe4 12. Qxe4 Nd7 { LiveBook: 7 Games} 13. Rd1 {[#]} h6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Nf6 14. Qe2 c6 15. Bg5 Be7 {1/2-1/2 (24) Khlian,E (2474)-Lysyj,I (2527) Sochi 2006}) 14. Be3 Qe7 15. h3 Nf6 16. Qc2 {Strongly threatening c5.} c5 17. a4 Rfc8 18. Qe2 cxd4 19. Bxd4 Bc5 20. Bc3 a5 21. Ne5 Qb7 22. Rd3 Rd8 23. Rad1 Rxd3 24. Rxd3 Qe4 25. Kf1 Qf4 26. g3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Qe4 {[%cal Re4h1]} 27. f3 Qb7 28. b3 Qc7 29. Qd1 Bf8 30. Kg2 Be7 31. h4 Rc8 32. Nd7 ({Better is} 32. g4 $16) 32... Ne8 33. Be5 $1 {[%cal Re5c7,Bc3e5,Be5f4,Bf4d6][%mdl 32]} Qb7 34. Bf4 Rc6 {[#]} (34... Qc6 $16) 35. Nb8 $1 $18 Nf6 (35... Rc7 $142) 36. Nxc6 Qxc6 37. Bd6 Bd8 38. Qd2 Ne8 39. Be5 Be7 40. Rd7 Bf8 41. Rd8 f6 42. Bb2 Bc5 43. Bd4 Be7 44. Rb8 Bd6 45. Rxb6 Qc7 46. Qe1 e5 47. Bf2 Bb4 48. Qe4 Qc8 {[#]} 49. c5 $1 Kf8 (49... Bxc5 50. Rc6) 50. Qd5 Qf5 51. Rb7 {[%csl Gb7][%cal Rd5f7]} Qg6 52. Qe6 h5 53. Qe7+ (53. c6 $142 Bd6 {[#]} 54. c7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxc7 55. Rxc7 Qe8 56. Rc8 Qxc8 57. Qxc8+ Ke7 58. Be1) 53... Kg8 54. Rb8 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Cori, Jorge"] [Black "Wang, Justin"] [Result "*"] [ECO "E14"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2377"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "34"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,34,19,37,14,33,10,20,19,14,12,15,0,6]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d5 6. O-O Bd6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Qc2 {E14: Queen's Indian: Classical Variation (4 e3)} (8. a3 Nbd7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Nb5 Be7 11. Bd2 a6 12. Nc3 Bd6 13. Ne2 Ne4 14. Rc1 Qe7 15. Ng3 g6 16. Bb4 c5 17. dxc5 bxc5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Papaioannou,I (2634)-Bogner,S (2619) Batumi 2018}) 8... a6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Bxe4 12. Qxe4 Nd7 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 13. Rd1 {[#]} h6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Nf6 14. Qe2 c6 15. Bg5 Be7 {1/2-1/2 (24) Khlian,E (2474) -Lysyj,I (2527) Sochi 2006}) 14. Be3 Qe7 {The position is equal.} 15. h3 Nf6 16. Qc2 {[#] And now c5 would win.} c5 17. a4 Rfc8 * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Grabinsky, Aaron"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2375"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,104,47,29,47,0,0,0,0,0,9,8,13,8,6,10,9,0,5,0,4,0,31,6,36,37,59,26,50, 43,44,43,39,46,43,24,72,63,84,84,83,85,106,96,96,110,208,80,79,80,276,250,401, 368,541,149,144,150,150,31,33,32,25,26,70,53,40,0,0,-23,-23,-22,-22,-77,-66, -55,-68,-67,-56,-236,-238,-194,-94,-108,-102,-94,-43,-122,-124,-209,-206,-205, -194]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 d6 {E11: Bogo-Indian} (6... d5 7. e5 Nfd7 8. Bd3 c5 9. h4 g6 10. O-O Nc6 11. Nb3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 cxd4 13. Re1 a5 14. Bh6 Re8 15. Rc1 Nb6 {1-0 (39) Ding,L (2804)-Saric, I (2689) Batumi 2018}) 7. Be2 a5 8. Qc2 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Nfd7 {White has an edge.} 9. b3 e5 10. Bb2 {[%cal Rd4e5]} exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc6 12. N2f3 Bf6 13. O-O Re8 14. Rad1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Nc5 $146 16. Bf3 Bd7 17. g3 g6 18. Rfe1 Qe7 19. Bg2 Qf8 20. Bc3 Qg7 21. Ne2 Bg4 22. f3 Be6 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. Nc3 h5 25. f4 Rad8 26. Nd5 Bxd5 27. cxd5 a4 28. b4 Nb3 29. Qxc7 { Threatens to win with e5.} Qb2 (29... Rc8 $16 30. Qd7 (30. Qxb7 Qb2 $16) 30... Qb2) 30. e5 (30. Qxb7 $6 Rc8 $16) (30. Kh1 $1 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.}) 30... Rc8 $16 31. Qd7 {aiming for e6.} ({Don't blunder} 31. exd6 $2 Rxe1+ 32. Rxe1 Qd4+ 33. Kh1 Rxc7 $19) (31. Qxb7 Rc2 $15) 31... Red8 $2 (31... Rf8 $16) 32. e6 $1 $18 {[%cal Be5e6,Be6f7][%mdl 32]} ({And not} 32. Qxa4 Rc2 $17) 32... Qf6 $2 (32... Rxd7 33. exd7 Rc2) 33. exf7+ Kg7 (33... Kf8 $142 34. Qxa4 Nd4) 34. Qh3 $2 (34. Qxb7 $18 {has better winning chances.} Rf8 35. Qd7) 34... Nd4 $16 35. Re4 Nf5 {[#]} 36. g4 (36. Re6 $1 $16 {[%cal Re6f6]} Qxf7 37. Be4) 36... hxg4 $14 37. Qxg4 Qxf7 38. Re6 {Threatening Be4.} Rh8 39. Qe2 Rh4 40. Qb2+ Kh7 41. Rde1 Rxf4 42. Qd2 Rcc4 43. h3 {[#]} (43. Qd3 $11) 43... Qg7 $1 $17 44. Kh2 {With the idea Be4.} Qc3 45. Qxc3 Rxc3 46. Be4 $2 ({White must play } 46. R1e4 $15 Rf2 47. Rg4) 46... Rxa3 $19 47. Bxf5 Rf2+ ({Weaker is} 47... gxf5 48. Re7+ Kg6 49. R1e6+ Kh5 50. Rh7+ Kg5 51. Rg7+ Kh5 52. Rh7+ Kg5 53. Rg7+ Kh5 54. Rh7+ $11) (47... Rxf5 $19 48. Rxd6 Rf2+ 49. Kg1 Rd2) 48. Kg1 $17 Rxf5 49. Rxd6 Rxh3 ({Black should play} 49... Kh6 $17 50. Rd1 Rxh3) 50. Kg2 (50. Rd7+ $15 Kh6 51. Rxb7) 50... Rb3 51. Re7+ (51. Rb6 $17) 51... Kh6 $19 { Strongly threatening ...Kg5.} 52. Rxb7 a3 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 52%. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Grabinsky, Aaron"] [Result "*"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2375"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,39,40,44,52,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,8,5,0,0,4,8,0,26,14,30,28,64,29]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Be7 6. e4 d6 {E11: Bogo-Indian} ( 6... d5 7. e5 Nfd7 8. Bd3 c5 9. h4 g6 10. O-O Nc6 11. Nb3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 cxd4 13. Re1 a5 14. Bh6 Re8 15. Rc1 Nb6 {1-0 (39) Ding,L (2804)-Saric,I (2689) Batumi 2018}) 7. Be2 a5 8. Qc2 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Nfd7 9. b3 ({White should try} 9. Nb1 $14) 9... e5 $11 10. Bb2 {[%cal Rd4e5]} exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc6 12. N2f3 Bf6 13. O-O Re8 14. Rad1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Nc5 $146 16. Bf3 Bd7 17. g3 g6 18. Rfe1 Qe7 19. Bg2 Qf8 20. Bc3 { Precision: White = 59%, Black = 70%.} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Williams, Justus"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2344"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "34"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,34,0,8,13,14,19,12,32,27,71,81,79,43,79,49,88]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 g6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Ne7 6. d4 Nbc6 7. O-O O-O 8. Na3 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} a5 9. Bd2 b6 10. Qb3 Ba6 11. Rfd1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qd7 12. Rac1 Rfd8 13. cxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Be1 Rac8 14. Bh3 f5 {1-0 (54) Kortschnoj,V (2625)-Ponomariov,R (2580) Cannes 1998}) 13... exd5 14. Nb5 h6 15. a4 Rac8 16. h4 Kh8 17. Kh2 Ng8 * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Williams, Justus"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2344"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,53,7,0,12,8,29,30,22,18,81,80,77,41,78,64,73,84,66,82,191,183,386, 272,265,256,482,453,488,517,494,477,1023,1001,1116,1099]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 g6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Ne7 6. d4 Nbc6 7. O-O O-O 8. Na3 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} a5 9. Bd2 b6 10. Qb3 Ba6 11. Rfd1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qd7 12. Rac1 Rfd8 13. cxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Be1 Rac8 14. Bh3 f5 {1-0 (54) Kortschnoj,V (2625)-Ponomariov,R (2580) Cannes 1998}) 13... exd5 14. Nb5 h6 (14... Nf5 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 15. a4 $16 Rac8 16. h4 Kh8 17. Kh2 Ng8 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 {Threatens to win with Bh3.} Bxe5 (19... Bxb5 $16 20. axb5 Bxe5) 20. Bc3 $18 Bg7 $2 {[#]} (20... Qf5 {was necessary.}) 21. Bxg7+ Kxg7 22. Rxd5 Qe6 $2 ( 22... Qe7 23. Na7 Nf6) 23. Nxc7 {White is clearly winning.} Rxc7 24. Rxc7 Nf6 { [#]} 25. Rc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6e6]} Rxd5 (25... Qxc6 $142 26. Rxd8 Qc5) 26. Rxe6 Ng4+ 27. Kg1 {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 9%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Kiewra, Keaton"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2375"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,106,12,15,-26,-34,-28,-7,-62,30,-33,28,20,24,0,0,0,8,-41,-46,-42,-34, -66,-64,-66,-36,-168,-148,-144,-151,-198,-204,-187,-202,-195,-157,-145,-142, -200,-186,-190,-181,-189,-193,-187,-186,-175,-115,-122,-133,-147,-139,-262, -250,-251,-256,-299,-195,-199,-212,-210,-203,-217,-213,-211,-204,-177,-177, -264,-260,-247,-240,-249,-222,-720,-191,-176,0,-795,-795,-747,-745,-748,-739, -718,-708]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 {E11: Bogo-Indian} (8. b4 c6 9. a4 Bd6 10. Qc2 e5 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Bc3 Re8 14. Nbd2 Nxf3+ 15. Bxf3 Bh3 {1/2-1/2 (58) So,W (2778) -Karjakin,S (2782) Stavanger 2018}) 8... Ne4 9. Nc3 Nxd2 10. Nxd2 c6 11. e4 dxc4 12. Nxc4 Nb6 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 13. Ne2 Nxc4 14. Qxc4 Qb6 (14... e5 $5) 15. Rab1 ({White should try} 15. Qc2 $11) 15... a5 ({Black should play} 15... e5 $1 $15) 16. Rfd1 $146 (16. e5 $11) 16... Rd8 (16... e5 $15) 17. e5 $1 $11 Bd7 18. Rd3 Be8 19. h4 Rac8 20. Rb3 Qc7 21. Rc1 Qb8 22. Qc2 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5, Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 23. Rc3 {[%cal Rg2c6]} c5 24. dxc5 (24. a4 $15) 24... b4 $19 25. Rc4 Bb5 26. c6 {Black must now prevent c7.} Bxc4 ({Not} 26... Qxe5 27. Re4 $11) 27. Qxc4 {Strongly threatening c7.} Qxe5 28. Rc2 g6 29. Bf3 Bd6 30. Nd4 { [#]} (30. Nc1 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 30... Qf6 $1 31. Kg2 {[#]} Bxg3 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 32. Nxe6 (32. fxg3 Rxd4) 32... Qxe6 ({But not} 32... fxe6 33. fxg3 Rc7 34. Qe2 $17) 33. Qxe6 fxe6 34. Kxg3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} Rc7 ( 34... Rd3 $19 35. Kg2 Kf7) 35. Be4 $17 Kf7 36. b3 Ke7 37. h5 (37. Kf4 $17 { was necessary.}) 37... gxh5 $19 38. Rc5 {[#]} h4+ $1 {[%cal Bh5h4,Bh4h3,Bh3h2] [%mdl 32]} 39. Kf3 (39. Kxh4 Rd2) 39... Rd2 40. Rxa5 Kd6 41. Ke3 Rb2 42. Rb5 h3 43. Rxb4 Rxa2 44. Rd4+ Ke7 {And now ...Ra1 would win.} 45. Rd3 (45. Bd3 $142) 45... h2 46. Rd1 Rb2 47. Rh1 Rxb3+ 48. Kd4 $2 (48. Kf4) 48... Rb4+ $2 (48... Rh3 49. Bg2 Rh4+ 50. Ke3 Ra7) 49. Ke3 Rb3+ $2 (49... Kd6 50. Rxh2 Rb3+ 51. Ke2 Rb2+ 52. Kd3 Rg7) 50. Kd4 $1 Rh3 {Black is clearly winning.} 51. Kc5 Rc8 52. Rb1 Rh5+ 53. Kd4 Kd6 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 65%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Kiewra, Keaton"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2375"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,41,18,17,-26,-29,-26,0,-49,26,-38,19,12,33,0,0,0,9,-31,-46,-38]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 { E11: Bogo-Indian} (8. b4 c6 9. a4 Bd6 10. Qc2 e5 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Bc3 Re8 14. Nbd2 Nxf3+ 15. Bxf3 Bh3 {1/2-1/2 (58) So,W (2778)-Karjakin,S (2782) Stavanger 2018}) 8... Ne4 9. Nc3 Nxd2 10. Nxd2 c6 11. e4 dxc4 12. Nxc4 Nb6 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 13. Ne2 Nxc4 14. Qxc4 Qb6 15. Rab1 a5 (15... e5 $15) 16. Rfd1 $146 ({Better is} 16. e5 $11) 16... Rd8 (16... e5 $15) 17. e5 $11 Bd7 18. Rd3 Be8 19. h4 Rac8 20. Rb3 Qc7 21. Rc1 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 54%.} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Wang, Tianqi"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,37,25,26,26,10,-33,0,-15,-1,-36,-18,-28,-34,-25,19,11,18,-20,-30,-26, -19,-31,-13,-62,-56,-59,-62,-68,-66,-66]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Be2 (5. Nbd2 d6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Qe2 Nc6 8. dxc5 dxc5 9. O-O Qc7 10. Re1 b6 11. Ba6 Rd8 12. e4 Nh5 13. Nf1 Nf4 {1/2-1/2 (13) Velten,P (2456)-Navrotescu,C (2357) Rochefort 2017}) 5... O-O 6. dxc5 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Nc6 7. Qc2 d6 8. cxd6 Qxd6 9. O-O Bf5 10. Qd2 Qc7 11. Nd4 Rfd8 12. Qe1 Nxd4 13. exd4 {0-1 (21) Urombo,A (1710)-Oberholzer,I (1453) Cape Town 2016}) 7. Nbd2 Qc7 8. O-O { The position is equal.} Na6 9. a4 Nxc5 10. Nd4 d5 11. Nb5 Qb6 12. b4 Nce4 13. Bb2 Nxd2 14. Qxd2 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bg4 16. Bxg4 Nxg4 {Black is slightly better.} 17. Qe2 Ne5 18. bxa5 Qxa5 19. Ba3 * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Wang, Tianqi"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "171"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,171,6,1,7,0,-25,-22,-19,-19,-12,-16,-15,-37,-34,4,0,15,-22,-25,-37, -31,-36,-16,-42,-48,-68,-65,-67,-71,-63,-61,-76,-60,-68,-37,-35,-31,-60,-45, -34,-35,-27,-9,-23,0,-28,-10,-13,-10,-88,-44,-60,-26,-82,-83,-86,-69,-100,-100, -103,-102,-122,-122,-122,-122,-131,-121,-126,-104,-109,-93,-93,-100,-131,-119, -119,-93,-93,-93,-93,-93,-93,-93,-119,-66,-112,-112,-110,-98,-115,-93,-119,-47, -51,-8,-93,-93,-96,-93,-121,-127,-114,-116,-157,-151,-222,-223,-633,-618,-625, -618,-576,-215,-566,-558,-407,-168,-168,0,-442,-287,-376,-262,-242,-30,-371, -195,-210,-98,-209,-199,-1041,-961,-801,-695,-12810,-11122,-29975,-29976, -29976,-29977,-29975,-29943,-29946,-29949,-5677,5505,1599,1599,1216,29968, 29970,29976,29976,29981,29982,29983,29984,29984,29985,29986,29987,29987,29988] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Be2 (5. Nbd2 d6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Qe2 Nc6 8. dxc5 dxc5 9. O-O Qc7 10. Re1 b6 11. Ba6 Rd8 12. e4 Nh5 13. Nf1 Nf4 { 1/2-1/2 (13) Velten,P (2456)-Navrotescu,C (2357) Rochefort 2017}) 5... O-O 6. dxc5 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} a5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 6... Nc6 7. Qc2 d6 8. cxd6 Qxd6 9. O-O Bf5 10. Qd2 Qc7 11. Nd4 Rfd8 12. Qe1 Nxd4 13. exd4 {0-1 (21) Urombo,A (1710)-Oberholzer,I (1453) Cape Town 2016}) 7. Nbd2 Qc7 8. O-O {The position is equal.} Na6 9. a4 Nxc5 10. Nd4 d5 11. Nb5 Qb6 12. b4 Nce4 13. Bb2 Nxd2 14. Qxd2 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bg4 16. Bxg4 Nxg4 17. Qe2 Ne5 18. bxa5 Qxa5 19. Ba3 Nc6 ({Reject} 19... Qxa4 $6 20. Nc7 $11) 20. Qb2 e6 21. Bc5 Ne5 22. Bd4 Nc4 23. Qb3 Rdc8 (23... e5 {looks sharper.} 24. Bc5 Rac8 25. Be7 Rd7 26. Bb4 Qd8) 24. Bxg7 Kxg7 25. h3 Nb6 26. Rd4 Rc4 27. Nd6 Qxc3 ({Don't play} 27... Rxc3 $6 28. Qb2 $16) 28. Qxc3 Rxc3 29. Nxb7 (29. Rb4 $1 $11 Rc6 30. Nxb7) 29... Rc7 30. Nd6 Rca7 {[%cal Ra7a4]} 31. Rb4 (31. a5 $1 $11) 31... Nxa4 $17 32. Rc1 Rd7 33. Nc8 Rd8 34. Ne7 Rdb8 35. Nc6 Rxb4 36. Nxb4 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Nb2 37. Rc7 Ra1+ 38. Kh2 h5 39. g4 hxg4 40. hxg4 g5 41. Rb7 Nd1 42. Nd3 Ra2 43. Kg1 Kf6 44. Rb3 Ra4 45. Kf1 Rc4 46. Rb4 Rc7 ( 46... Rxb4 $17 47. Nxb4 Nb2) 47. Rb1 Nc3 48. Rc1 Ke7 49. f3 Kd6 50. Ke1 Rc4 ({ Black should play} 50... Nb5 $17 51. Ra1 Ra7 52. Rxa7 Nxa7) 51. Kd2 $15 Nb5 52. Rb1 (52. Rxc4 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} dxc4 53. Nf2) 52... Na3 $17 53. Rb6+ Kc7 54. Rb3 Rc2+ 55. Kd1 Ra2 56. Rc3+ Kd6 57. Nb4 (57. Nc1 $17 {was necessary.} Ra1 58. Ke2) 57... Ra1+ $19 58. Rc1 $2 (58. Ke2) 58... Rxc1+ 59. Kxc1 {KN-KN} Nc4 60. Nc2 Ne5 $2 (60... e5 61. e4 dxe4 62. fxe4 Kc5) 61. Ne1 $2 (61. Nd4 { nothing else works.}) 61... Kc5 62. Kd2 Kb4 (62... Kc4 $142 63. Kc2 Kb4) 63. Nc2+ Kc5 $2 (63... Kc4 $19 64. Nd4 Nd7) 64. Ke2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (64. Ne1 $1 $11) 64... Nc6 $1 65. Ne1 Kc4 66. Nd3 f6 $2 ({Better is} 66... Kc3 $1 $19 { ...d4 is the strong threat.} 67. Nf2 Ne5 68. Nd1+ Kb3) 67. Nb2+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] } (67. f4 $1 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 67... Kb5 (67... Kc3 $142 68. Na4+ Kc2) 68. Nd3 Nb4 (68... Ne5 $19 {has better winning chances. And now ...Nxd3 would win.} 69. Nf2 Kb4) 69. Nf2 (69. Nc1 $17 {only move.}) 69... Kc4 70. Nh1 $2 (70. e4) 70... Kc3 $1 {[%cal Rc3c2]} 71. Ng3 Kc2 72. Nh5 e5 $1 73. Nxf6 d4 74. exd4 exd4 75. Ne4 d3+ 76. Ke3 Nd5+ $1 77. Kd4 {[#]} d2 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 77... Nf6 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 78. Nf2 (78. Nxf6 d2) 78... d2) 78. Nxd2 $1 $18 Nf4 79. Ne4 Nh3 80. Nxg5 {White mates.} Nxg5 {KN-KPP} 81. f4 {[%cal Bf3f4, Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Nf7 82. g5 {[%cal Bg4g5,Bg5g6][%mdl 32]} Kd2 83. g6 Nh6 84. Ke5 Ke3 {[#]} 85. f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5f6]} Ng4+ 86. Ke6 {Precision: White = 39%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Peng, David"] [Black "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Result "*"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2341"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "40"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,40,39,47,50,50,44,43,57,43,43,46,49,42,52,-14,0,-33,-33,-29,-29,-28, -25,-28,-28,-47,-30]} 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 8. Qe1 Bd6 (8... Bxe2 9. Qxe2 Nf6 10. Nd2 Bd6 11. g3 O-O 12. f4 a6 13. Nf3 b5 14. a3 Ne7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Le,Q (2715)-Nisipeanu,L (2661) Batumi 2018}) 9. f3 {LiveBook: 17 Games. White is slightly better.} Bf5 ({Avoid the trap} 9... Bxh2+ $2 10. Kh1 $18) 10. Bxf5 exf5 11. Bf4 Nge7 12. Qg3 O-O-O 13. Na3 {[#]} h5 $146 {[%cal Bh7h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 13... Ng6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. Qxd6 Rxd6 16. Ng3 Nh4 17. Nh5 g5 18. g3 Ng6 19. Rfe1 {1/2-1/2 (19) Jurcik,M (2319)-Polak,T (2513) Slovakia 2017}) 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. f4 ({And not} 15. Qxg7 Qe6 $17) ({White should play} 15. Qxd6 $14 Rxd6 16. Rae1) 15... h4 16. Qh3 ({ Don't go for} 16. Qxg7 $2 Qe6 $19) 16... g6 17. Nc2 Ng8 {[%cal Be7g8,Bg8f6, Bf6e4][%mdl 32]} 18. Ne3 Nf6 19. Nc1 Ne4 20. Nd3 f6 {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 68%.} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.23"] [Round "1"] [White "Peng, David"] [Black "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2341"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,98,45,47,53,44,50,46,49,48,52,39,41,40,34,-17,0,-29,-32,-41,-33,-41, -39,-31,-32,-35,-21,-47,-47,-53,-53,-51,-53,-56,-57,-56,-42,-42,-41,-70,-63, -63,-63,-72,-72,-74,0,-80,0,-81,-16,-20,61,58,110,104,117,115,108,102,97,97, 129,11,15,41,33,11,54,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 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 8. Qe1 Bd6 (8... Bxe2 9. Qxe2 Nf6 10. Nd2 Bd6 11. g3 O-O 12. f4 a6 13. Nf3 b5 14. a3 Ne7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Le,Q (2715) -Nisipeanu,L (2661) Batumi 2018}) 9. f3 {LiveBook: 17 Games. White is slightly better.} Bf5 (9... Bxh2+ $2 10. Kh1 $18) 10. Bxf5 exf5 11. Bf4 Nge7 12. Qg3 O-O-O 13. Na3 {[#]} h5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Ng6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. Qxd6 Rxd6 16. Ng3 Nh4 17. Nh5 g5 18. g3 Ng6 19. Rfe1 {1/2-1/2 (19) Jurcik,M (2319) -Polak,T (2513) Slovakia 2017}) 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. f4 ({Not} 15. Qxg7 Qe6 $17) ( {Better is} 15. Qxd6 $14 Rxd6 16. Nf4) 15... h4 16. Qh3 ({Avoid the trap} 16. Qxg7 $2 Qe6 $19) 16... g6 17. Nc2 Ng8 18. Ne3 Nf6 19. Nc1 Ne4 20. Nd3 f6 21. Rfd1 Rde8 22. a3 Na5 23. Rac1 Nc4 24. Re1 a5 25. Rc2 Kd8 {[%cal Bc8d8,Bd8e7, Be7f7,Bf7g7][%mdl 32]} 26. Rce2 b6 27. Nc2 Ke7 28. Ne3 {White wants to play Nxc4.} Kf7 29. Nc2 Kg7 30. Ne3 Re7 (30... Re6 $17) 31. Nf1 (31. Nxc4 $1 $11 dxc4 32. Nf2) 31... Rhe8 ({Black should try} 31... Qd7 $17) 32. Ne3 (32. Qxh4 $11 {keeps the balance.} Rh8 33. Qg3) 32... Ned2 ({Black should play} 32... Kg8 $17) 33. Nxc4 $1 $11 dxc4 (33... Nxc4 $11 34. Rxe7+ Rxe7 35. Qxh4 Re4) 34. Ne5 $1 $14 fxe5 (34... Ne4 $14) 35. fxe5 $16 Qd8 {...Ne4 is the strong threat.} 36. Rxd2 Rxe5 37. dxe5 ({Reject} 37. Rxe5 $6 Rxe5 38. dxe5 Qxd2 $11) 37... Qxd2 { [%cal Rd2e1]} 38. Qxh4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} g5 {[#]} 39. Qf2 (39. Qg3 $1 $16) 39... Qxf2+ $11 40. Kxf2 {KR-KR} Kf7 41. Re2 Ke6 {[#]} 42. Rd2 (42. g4 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]}) 42... Rb8 {The position is equal.} 43. Rd4 b5 44. h4 gxh4 45. Rxh4 Kxe5 46. Rd4 Ke6 47. Kf3 a4 48. g4 fxg4+ 49. Rxg4 Kd5 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 48%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "2"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Chandra, Akshat"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2471"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "111"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,111,0,0,9,6,-7,0,-4,18,12,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,0,-16,0,0,17,10,20,0, -6,-10,0,0,0,0,57,28,29,29,25,29,51,54,43,45,56,23,34,0,11,0,27,39,475,31,250, 251,442,435,409,431,498,402,413,222,220,183,339,333,572,377,475,457,631,627, 717,378,378,372,381,381,485,485,483,482,567,539,595,483,29986,29987,29989, 29990]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Qe7 7. d4 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} Ne4 8. Qd3 exd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. Be2 Qb4+ 11. Kf1 {[%cal Be1f1,Bf1g1,Bg1f2][%mdl 32]} Qe7 {LiveBook: 9 Games} 12. f3 f5 {White must now prevent ...Qh4.} 13. Kg1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Qd1 Nc5 14. Kf2 d6 {1/2-1/2 (23) Caruana,F (2827)-Ding,L (2804) Batumi 2018}) 13... Nc5 14. Qc3 d6 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. b3 Nd7 17. Kf2 c5 18. Rf1 Bb7 19. Bb2 Rae8 20. Rae1 Rf6 21. Bd1 Rg6 22. Kg1 Re6 {[%cal Re6e3]} (22... Ne5 {seems wilder.} 23. Qd2 Bc6 24. Rf2 Rf8 25. Ref1 Bb7) 23. Bc2 Rf8 24. b4 cxb4 25. Qxb4 Ba6 26. Qc3 Nb6 27. e4 f4 ({Black should play} 27... fxe4 $11 28. Bxe4 Bxc4) 28. c5 (28. Bb3 $5 {[%cal Rc4c5]} c5 29. Rd1 $14) 28... dxc5 29. Bb3 c4 30. Bc2 Nd7 31. Rd1 $36 {[%mdl 3072] White has compensation. White has some pressure.} Ne5 32. Rd5 Re8 33. Rfd1 Nd3 $1 34. Ba1 {[%cal Rc2d3]} Rg6 35. Ra5 {[%cal Rc2d3]} Rb6 36. h3 {Hoping for Rxa6!} Nb4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36... Kh8 $1 $14) 37. Bb1 $2 (37. Ba4 $18 Nxa2 38. Qd2) 37... c5 $2 {[#]} (37... Rg6 $1 $14) 38. a3 $1 $18 Qb7 $2 (38... Rc8 {might work better.} 39. axb4 cxb4) 39. axb4 cxb4 40. Qd4 c3 41. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32]} Qc7 42. Rc5 (42. Qe4 $142 g6 43. Ba2+ Kg7 44. e6) 42... Qe7 43. Be4 h6 $2 (43... Bc8 {was worth a try.} 44. Rc6 Rxc6 45. Bxc6 Rf8 46. Bd5+ Kh8) 44. Rd5 Rbb8 $2 (44... Qg5 45. h4 Qe7) 45. Rd6 Bc8 46. e6 Kh8 47. Bg6 {[%cal Be4g6,Bg6f7,Bf7e6,Be6c4][%mdl 32]} Rf8 48. Bf7 a5 {[#]} 49. Bxc3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} bxc3 50. Qxc3 Bxe6 51. Bxe6 ({Weaker is} 51. Rxe6 Qxf7 52. Rxh6+ Kg8 $16) 51... Rf6 52. Qc6 a4 53. Bc4 Rf5 54. Re6 Qa7+ (54... Qc5+ $18 55. Qxc5 Rxc5) 55. Kh2 Rff8 56. Rd7 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "2"] [White "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Escalante Ramirez, Brian Sebasti"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2442"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,54,-18,0,-39,-35,-31,-32,-38,-25,-21,-34,-5,-29,-47,-23,-27,-19,-134, -150,-152,-155,-172,-171,-261,-251,-278,-256,-368,-350,-510,-489,-629,-649, -707,-704,-1383,-883,-1615,-1616]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. h4 c5 4. dxc5 Na6 5. Nd2 Naxc5 6. Nxe4 {A45: Trompowsky Attack} Nxe4 7. Qd5 Nxg5 8. hxg5 Qb6 (8... e6 9. Qd2 b6 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. Nf3 Qc7 12. Nd4 a6 {1-0 (52) Rapport,R (2707) -Kokarev,D (2615) Riadh 2017}) 9. O-O-O Qxf2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 10. e4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. Rh3 e6 11. Qd2 Be7 12. Nf3 Qc5 13. e4 e5 14. Nh4 d5 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. exf5 d4 {1/2-1/2 (17) Miladinovic,I (2556)-Tadic,B (2518) Kragujevac 2011}) 10... Qf4+ 11. Kb1 e6 12. Qd4 Qxg5 13. e5 $1 Qe7 14. Nf3 Qc5 15. Qf4 { [#] Black must now prevent Ng5.} h6 $1 16. Bd3 g5 17. Qg3 (17. Qf6 $11 { keeps the balance.} Rg8 18. Nd4) 17... Bg7 $17 18. Rhe1 {[#]} b5 $1 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 19. Be4 Rb8 {[%cal Ba8b8,Bb8b5,Bb5d5][%mdl 32]} 20. Rd3 (20. Bd3 {is a better defense.}) 20... b4 $19 21. Red1 Rb5 22. Rd6 (22. Rd4 $142) 22... Qe3 23. Bc6 (23. Bd3 {was worth a try.} Bxe5 24. Qh3 Bxd6 25. Bxb5) 23... Bxe5 {Black is clearly winning.} 24. Qh3 {[%cal Rd6d7]} dxc6 25. Rxc6 Bd7 26. Rc4 Rd5 {[%cal Rd5d1]} 27. Rh1 Qe2 {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 91%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "2"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Santarius, Erik"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2404"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,71,8,3,-17,-5,-46,-41,-32,-29,-39,-29,-59,-10,-24,0,-8,0,-4,79,79,75, 66,87,83,81,64,132,131,137,161,157,122,186,174,195,183,243,249,240,226,237,220, 225,215,240,239,200,200,195,188,250,266,347,302,569,569,939,888,29985,29986, 29990,29991]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. a3 (5. Nf3 Bxc5 6. Bd3 Ne7 7. O-O Ng6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nc6 10. b4 Bb6 11. Bb2 Nf4 12. Nb3 a5 13. Qd2 Nxd3 14. cxd3 {1/2-1/2 (38) Vitiugov,N (2735)-Anand,V (2776) Karlsruhe/ Baden-Baden 2018}) 5... Bxc5 6. Nf3 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Ne7 { LiveBook: 25 Games} 7. Be2 Ng6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... a5 8. O-O Nbc6 9. Bd3 Ng6 10. Qe2 Bd7 11. Re1 O-O 12. Be3 Bb6 13. Nbd2 {0-1 (35) Velikic,A (2339) -Toubal,H (1862) Batumi 2018}) 8. O-O {The position is equal.} Nd7 9. b4 Be7 10. Bb2 a5 11. b5 Nf4 12. c4 Nb6 13. Nbd2 Bd7 14. cxd5 Nxe2+ (14... exd5 $11 15. Bd4 O-O) 15. Qxe2 $16 {aiming for d6.} Nxd5 16. a4 O-O 17. Nc4 Bb4 18. Nfd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2e4,Be4d6][%mdl 32]} Qg5 ({Better is} 18... f6 $14) 19. Ne4 Qg6 20. Ned6 b6 21. Rad1 {[%cal Ba1d1,Bd1d4,Bd4g4][%mdl 32]} Qg5 (21... Nf4 $16 { keeps fighting.} 22. Qf3 Nd5) 22. Rd4 $18 Qe7 {[#]} 23. Rg4 $1 f5 (23... Kh8 { was called for.} 24. Rd1 Rab8) 24. exf6 $1 Nxf6 25. Bxf6 Rxf6 26. Ne4 Rf5 27. Nxb6 Raf8 28. Nxd7 Qxd7 29. h4 h6 30. Rc1 {[%cal Bf1c1,Bc1c6,Bc6e6,Be6e8][%mdl 32]} R8f7 (30... Kh8 {might work better.} 31. Qb2 Rd5) 31. Rc6 Qd4 32. Rxe6 Qa1+ $2 (32... Kh8 33. Kh2 Qd5) 33. Kh2 Qxa4 34. Re8+ Kh7 35. Ng5+ hxg5 {[#]} 36. Rxb4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 78%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "2"] [White "Liang, Awonder"] [Black "Cori, Jorge"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2664"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,85,44,31,45,23,40,0,0,0,2,6,118,127,156,151,162,143,309,162,334,183, 231,199,757,755,753,727,688,320,324,304,270,315,310,309,270,265,550,89,107,92, 559,557,526,99,133,64,49,38,29,38,32,27,56,34,203,189,244,236,232,211,420,411, 486,485,477,483]} 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} Nf6 8. O-O-O d6 (8... 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}) 9. Be2 Be7 10. Qg3 O-O 11. f4 {LiveBook: 22 Games} Kh8 12. Kb1 Bd7 13. Nf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Bf3 Rac8 14. Rhe1 Na5 { 0-1 (70) Blomqvist,E (2506)-Fier,A (2570) Barcelona 2014}) 13... Rac8 14. Rd2 d5 15. e5 Ne8 (15... Ne4 $11 {remains equal.} 16. Nxe4 dxe4) 16. Qh3 $1 $16 f5 17. g4 fxg4 18. Qxg4 {Strongly threatening Rg1.} Bb4 $2 (18... g6 $16 {was called for.}) 19. Ng5 (19. Bd3 $142) 19... Ne7 $2 (19... Bxc3 20. bxc3 Ne7) 20. Qh5 (20. Nxe6 Bxe6 21. Qxe6 Bxc3 $14) (20. Bd3 $142) 20... h6 $18 21. Nf7+ Kg8 $2 {[#]} (21... Rxf7 22. Qxf7 Nf5) 22. Nxh6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxh6 23. Rg1+ Ng7 24. Rxg7+ (24. Bd3 $142 Nef5 25. Bxf5 Rxf5 26. Qxh6) 24... Kxg7 25. Bd3 { Rg2+ would kill now.} Rh8 26. Qh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4f6]} Ng8 {White must now prevent ...Kf8.} 27. Rg2+ Kf8 28. Qg4 {Qg7+ is the strong threat.} Be8 $2 ( 28... Bc6) 29. a3 $2 (29. f5 $1 $18) 29... h5 $16 30. Qg5 {Threatens to win with Nxd5.} Bxa3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ({Don't blunder} 30... d4 $2 31. Bxd4 Qe7 32. axb4 $18) (30... Qe7 $16 {is a better chance.} 31. axb4 Qxg5 32. Rxg5 Ne7) 31. Nxd5 $1 $18 exd5 32. Qf5+ $2 (32. Bd4 $18 {is more deadly.} Bb5 33. Bxb5 axb5 34. e6 (34. bxa3 Qh7 $16)) 32... Bf7 $16 33. e6 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black needs to defend precisely.} (33. bxa3 $16 Re8 34. Qg5) 33... Re8 $1 $14 { [%cal Re8e6]} 34. exf7 Qxf7 35. Qxf7+ Kxf7 36. Bg6+ Kf8 37. Bxe8 Be7 $2 {[#]} ( 37... Kxe8 $14 38. Bd4 (38. bxa3 Nf6 $14) 38... Rh7) 38. Bd7 $1 $18 Rh6 (38... Bf6 $142 39. Bc5+ Be7) 39. f5 Rh7 40. Be6 {[%csl Ge6][%cal Rg2g8]} Nf6 $2 ( 40... Rg7 41. Re2 Bf6) 41. Rg6 Ke8 42. Bd4 Nd7 43. Bg8 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 20%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "2"] [White "Tang, Andrew"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2469"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,63,24,31,27,42,21,29,20,24,22,42,39,44,45,44,50,58,25,21,20,22,16,37, 17,42,37,37,32,53,50,45,43,58,39,40,0,61,0,31,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Rc1 b6 {D41: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 cxd5} 12. Bd3 Ba6 13. Bxa6 Nxa6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. White has an edge.} 14. O-O Qe7 { [#]} 15. Ne5 $146 {[%cal Bf3e5,Be5c4,Bc4d6][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 15. Qe2 Qb7 16. Ne5 Rac8 17. h4 Nb8 18. Nc4 Qa6 19. Rc2 {1/2-1/2 (61) So,W (2788) -Dominguez Perez,L (2739) Saint Louis 2017}) 15... Rac8 16. Qd3 Qb7 17. Qa3 Nb8 18. Nc4 Qa6 19. Qxa6 Nxa6 20. Nd6 Rcd8 21. e5 Rd7 22. Rc4 Nc7 23. Rfc1 Nd5 24. g3 f5 25. a3 g5 26. Rc6 g4 27. Kf1 Kg7 28. Ke2 Kg6 29. Nc8 Kf7 30. Nd6+ Kg6 31. Nc8 Kf7 32. Nd6+ {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "2"] [White "Wang, Kevin"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D20"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,103,41,61,12,15,0,0,0,26,19,18,17,18,16,29,-3,7,0,0,0,21,4,29,24,24, 24,29,33,26,22,27,26,25,27,28,25,24,22,22,4,4,0,22,20,31,16,32,0,9,-23,-16,-24, -18,-20,-24,-19,-21,-22,-20,-38,-22,-37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 29977,29978,29967,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. d5 Ne5 6. Bf4 Ng6 {D20: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} 7. Be3 Nf6 { LiveBook: 94 Games} 8. Nbd2 e6 9. Qa4+ Qd7 10. Qxd7+ Nxd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Kxd7 11. Bxc4 exd5 12. exd5 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 Bb4+ 14. Ke2 {1/2-1/2 (54) Fressinet,L (2700)-Delchev,A (2629) Porto Carras 2011}) 11. dxe6 Bxe6 12. Nd4 { Threatens to win with f4.} Bc5 13. Nxc4 O-O-O 14. O-O-O Rhe8 15. Nxe6 Rxe6 16. f3 Nge5 17. Bf4 Nxc4 18. Bxc4 Rc6 {Strongly threatening ...Be7.} 19. Kb1 Bd6 20. Bxd6 {Be7 is the strong threat.} Rxc4 21. Rc1 Nb6 22. Bf4 c6 23. Rxc4 Nxc4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 24. b3 Na3+ 25. Kb2 Nb5 26. a4 Nc7 27. Rc1 Rd3 28. Kc2 Rd7 29. Be3 b6 30. g4 c5 31. f4 Na6 {And now ...Nb4+ would win.} 32. Bd2 Rd4 33. Re1 $1 Nb4+ 34. Bxb4 $1 Rxb4 {KR-KR} 35. Kc3 Kd7 36. g5 Ke6 37. h4 f6 38. gxf6 gxf6 39. h5 h6 40. Re3 a6 41. Re1 f5 42. exf5+ Kxf5 43. Rg1 Re4 44. Rg6 Re6 45. Rxe6 Kxe6 {KP-KP} 46. Kc4 Kf5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (46... Kd6 $11) 47. Kd5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c6]} Kg4 {[#]} 48. Ke5 $2 (48. f5 $1 {[%mdl 512] mates} Kxf5 49. Kc6 Ke6 50. Kxb6 Kd5 51. Kxa6 Kc6 52. a5 Kc7 53. Kb5) 48... b5 $1 {The position is equal.} 49. axb5 axb5 50. f5 {[%cal Bf4f5,Bf5f6][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent f6.} c4 $1 {[%cal Rc4b3]} 51. bxc4 bxc4 52. f6 { Precision: White = 67%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "3"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Liang, Awonder"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,41,15,22,7,32,25,26,19,27,18,22,18,21,25,39,31,41,36,60,66,64,72,75, 75,71,43]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 Be7 4. O-O O-O 5. c4 d5 6. b3 b6 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. d4 Nbd7 9. Bb2 Rc8 10. Rc1 {E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} ( 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 12. Qd3 c5 13. e4 Bb7 14. Rad1 cxd4 15. Nxd4 Nf6 16. Qe2 Qe8 17. a3 a5 {1/2-1/2 (32) Kramnik,V (2809)-Aronian,L (2785) London 2016}) 10... c5 11. Ne1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Qd2 Bf6 14. Rfd1 Qe7 15. Ba3 Rfd8 16. Qf4 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Qf5 g6 20. Qc2 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 {1/2-1/2 (30) Duer,A (2380)-Penz,H (2390) Austria 1998}) 11... cxd4 12. Qxd4 {[%cal Rc4d5] White has an edge.} Nc5 13. cxd5 exd5 14. Nc2 Ne6 15. Qd3 d4 16. Nb5 Ba6 17. b4 Nd7 18. Ncxd4 {[#] Threatens to win with Rxc8.} Rxc1 19. Rxc1 {Nxe6 is the strong threat.} Nxd4 20. Bxd4 ({Not} 20. Qxd4 $2 Bf6 $19) 20... Bxb4 21. Qb1 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "3"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Wang, Kevin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2447"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,83,24,44,42,53,48,61,67,73,52,70,64,71,72,74,63,64,45,67,44,75,30,39, 41,39,39,37,31,31,32,35,25,29,8,8,-24,8,-22,72,64,81,75,47,4,75,35,35,35,22,13, 37,43,109,85,125,125,319,125,379,399,373,373,379,355,1084,2006,1455,1406,1261, 535,500,491,29982,29983,29983,29984]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 g6 ( 4... c5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bb2 Nc6 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. O-O Qb6 11. Bd3 Be5 12. Qd2 Nxd4 13. exd4 Bd6 14. Nc3 Bd7 15. Rfe1 Rfe8 {0-1 (62) Mamedyarov,S (2801)-Giri,A (2782) chess.com INT 2018}) 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Ba3 { A13: English Opening: 1...e6} Nbd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Ne4 7. Rc1 c5 8. b4 b6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bb5+ Bd7 11. Qa4 Nxc3 12. dxc3 {1-0 (24) De Queiroz,G (1815)-De Arruda,F (1923) Brasilia 2012}) 7. Rc1 dxc4 8. Bxc4 {White is slightly better.} a6 9. Be2 b5 10. d4 Bb7 11. O-O Bf8 12. Bxf8 Kxf8 13. b4 Kg7 14. a4 Qe7 15. Qb3 Nd5 16. axb5 Qxb4 17. Qc2 {Hoping for Nxd5.} Rhc8 18. Nxd5 exd5 19. Rb1 Qd6 20. Rfc1 a5 21. Qc3 c6 {White should prevent ...cxb5.} 22. Qa1 a4 23. Ne5 f6 (23... cxb5 $11 24. Bxb5 Rxc1+ 25. Rxc1 Nf6) 24. Nxd7 $16 Qxd7 25. b6 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is really pushing.} Ba6 26. Rb4 Qb7 (26... Bxe2 $11 {remains equal.} 27. b7 a3) 27. Bxa6 (27. Bg4 {feels hotter.} Rcb8 28. Rxa4 f5 29. Bd1 Bb5 30. Ra7) 27... Rxa6 28. Qa3 Rca8 29. Rcb1 Ra5 30. R4b2 Qd7 (30... R5a6 $14) 31. h4 ({Reject} 31. b7 $6 Rb8 $11) 31... h5 32. Rc2 {Black must now prevent Qc1.} ({Much worse is} 32. b7 $6 Rb8 $11) 32... Rb8 $2 (32... R5a6 $16 {might work better.} 33. Qc5 Kf7) 33. Qc3 $2 (33. Qc1 $1 $18 {is the precise move to win.} Rb7 34. Rxc6) 33... Rb5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (33... Ra6 $16) 34. Rxb5 $18 cxb5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame [#] KQR-KQR} 35. Qa5 $1 Rb7 36. Rc5 Qd6 $2 (36... f5 37. Rxb5 a3 38. Rxd5 Qc6) 37. Rc7+ (37. Qa8 $142 Qxb6 38. Rc8) 37... Rxc7 38. bxc7 Qd7 {[#]} 39. Qc3 (39. e4 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qc6 (39... dxe4 40. d5) 40. g3 (40. exd5 Qc1+ 41. Kh2 Qf4+ 42. Kg1 Qc1+ 43. Kh2 Qf4+ 44. Kh1 Qc1+ 45. Kh2 $11)) 39... Qc8 40. Qc5 a3 (40... Kf7 $18 41. Qxd5+ Ke7 42. Qc5+ Kd7 43. Qxb5+ Kxc7 44. Qxa4 Kd6) 41. Qe7+ Kh6 42. Qd8 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "3"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Ostrovskiy, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2423"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,103,28,2,20,0,11,-8,-8,8,5,0,13,14,15,15,12,0,23,23,23,29,30,14,16, 12,21,17,15,14,16,15,16,12,17,11,16,17,14,10,10,8,8,8,8,8,10,8,8,6,22,8,6,0,5, 0,13,4,35,5,54,67,84,74,77,77,112,114,112,93,146,146,154,145,154,147,205,223, 318,318,456,461,441,403,493,493]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 c5 5. Bb2 Nc6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bb5 Bd6 8. O-O O-O {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bc7 (10... Qb6 11. Bd3 Be5 12. Qd2 Nxd4 13. exd4 Bd6 14. Nc3 Bd7 15. Rfe1 Rfe8 {0-1 (62) Mamedyarov,S (2801)-Giri,A (2782) chess.com INT 2018}) 11. Be2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Re8 12. Nd2 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Qd6 {[%csl Gc7][%cal Rd6h2] [#]} 14. g3 $1 Bh3 15. Re1 Rac8 16. Qb1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. a3) 16... Bb6 17. Qb2 Bxd4 18. Qxd4 Qc5 19. Qxc5 Rxc5 20. Nf3 Bg4 21. Nd4 Bxe2 22. Rxe2 Rec8 23. f3 h5 24. h3 Kf8 25. Kf2 g6 26. Rd1 Ke7 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 Rc1 29. Ree1 (29. Rdd2 {feels hotter.} Ne8 30. Re1 a6 31. Rxc1 Rxc1 32. Ke2) 29... Rxd1 30. Rxd1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Nd7 31. Rd2 Rc5 32. Ne2 a5 33. Nf4 Nb6 34. Kg3 Kf8 35. Ne2 Ke7 36. Kf4 Nd7 37. Kg3 Nb6 38. a3 g5 39. Kf2 Nc8 40. b4 axb4 41. axb4 Rc4 42. Rxd5 Rxb4 43. Rxg5 Rb2 44. Re5+ Kf6 (44... Kd7 $142) 45. f4 $16 Nd6 46. Kf3 Nc4 47. g5+ Kg7 {[#]} (47... Kg6 $16 {might work better.}) 48. Re8 $1 $18 Nd6 (48... Rb6 $142 49. Nd4 Rb1) 49. Rd8 Nf5 (49... Nc4 {was called for.} 50. Nd4 Kg6 51. Rg8+ Kh7) 50. Ng3 Nxg3 51. Kxg3 b5 52. Rb8 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 64%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "3"] [White "Cordova, Emilio"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2609"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,35,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3d4,Bd4b5,Bb5c7] [%mdl 32] CB} c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6g4,Bg4e5,Be5c4,Bc4d2] [%mdl 32]} 4. g3 e6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Qb6 7. Ndb5 Ne5 8. Bf4 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} Nfg4 9. Qa4 g5 10. Bxe5 Qxf2+ 11. Kd1 Nxe5 12. Nc7+ Kd8 {[#] LiveBook: 9 Games. White must now prevent ...b5.The position is equal.} 13. Nxa8 {Threatens to win with Qa5+. } Qd4+ 14. Kc2 $1 Nxc4 {And now ...Qd2+ would win.} 15. Kb3 Nd2+ 16. Kc2 {[#]} Nc4 $146 17. Kb3 Nd2+ 18. Kc2 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "3"] [White "Escalante Ramirez, Brian Sebasti"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C44"] [WhiteElo "2442"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "170"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,170,24,25,19,16,17,17,17,17,22,33,33,36,36,44,41,39,33,33,30,41,31, 32,36,35,27,18,22,16,19,29,23,33,-20,-23,-40,-33,-47,-34,-34,-34,-44,-40,-70, -70,-80,-87,-69,-70,-65,-66,-67,-64,-76,-80,-65,-67,-113,-113,-122,-129,-153, -129,-153,-153,-153,-153,-153,-112,-371,-153,-153,-153,-153,-153,-153,-153, -153,-153,-153,-139,-139,-139,-153,-153,-153,-85,-189,-183,-189,-153,-153,-153, -153,-153,-153,-146,-153,-95,-97,-88,-135,-90,-117,-93,-175,-175,-175,-175, -158,-160,-10153,-10206,-9712,-9704,-9704,-10445,-9956,-9599,-9987,-10511, -10276,-9237,-8604,-7390,-7114,-9739,-1693,-409,-10027,-8482,-29950,-29953, -29957,-9910,-6079,-5792,-29974,-29974,-29974,-29975,-29976,-29977,-29977, -29978,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29980,-29980,-29981,-29981,-29982,-29982,-29983]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. Qe2 {C45: Scotch Game} Bb4+ 7. c3 {[%cal Bc2c3,Bc3c4][%mdl 32]} Be7 8. e5 Nd5 9. c4 Nb6 { [%cal Bd5b6,Bb6d7,Bd7c5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 10 Games} 10. Qc2 d6 11. exd6 cxd6 ({Wrong is} 11... Bxd6 $2 12. c5 $18) 12. Bd3 Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... h6 13. O-O O-O 14. Nc3 d5 15. cxd5 cxd5 {0-1 (47) Andreikin,D (2720)-Onischuk,A (2662) Berlin 2015}) 13. O-O Nc5 14. Be2 {[%cal Bd3e2,Be2f3,Bf3e4][%mdl 32]} O-O 15. Nc3 Bf6 16. Be3 Rb8 17. Rad1 {Threatens to win with Bxc5.} Qc7 18. b3 a5 19. Bf3 Be5 20. Rfe1 Ne6 21. Ne2 a4 22. Nd4 axb3 23. axb3 Bd7 24. Be4 g6 25. Nf3 (25. Nxe6 $14 fxe6 26. Bd4 Bxd4 27. Rxd4) 25... f5 $11 26. Bd3 c5 $1 27. Ng5 Nxg5 28. Bxg5 Bc6 29. f3 Rfe8 30. Be3 Qg7 31. Bf1 {[#]} Bxh2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 32. Kxh2 {Hoping for Qd2.} Rxe3 $1 33. Qd2 Rxe1 34. Rxe1 Qc7 35. Qg5 { aiming for Re7.} Re8 ({Avoid the trap} 35... Rxb3 $2 36. Re7 $18) 36. Rxe8+ Bxe8 37. Kg1 Qg7 38. Qd2 Qf6 39. Kf2 Bc6 40. b4 cxb4 41. Qxb4 Qd4+ 42. Ke1 { intending Qb8+.} Kg7 43. Qd2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (43. Qb8 $17) 43... Qe5+ (43... Qxd2+ $1 $19 44. Kxd2 h5) 44. Be2 $17 f4 45. Qb4 Be8 46. Qb7+ Bf7 47. Qc7 h5 48. Kf1 Kf6 49. Qd8+ Qe7 50. Qa5 Kg7 51. Qa1+ Kh6 (51... Kh7 $142 52. Bd3 Qe3) 52. Qc1 (52. Bd3 $17) 52... Qe5 $19 53. Qa3 Kg5 54. Qa7 Kf6 55. Qc7 Kg7 56. Qd7 h4 {[%cal Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} 57. Qc7 Kf6 (57... g5 $142 58. Qb6 Bg6 59. Qb7+ Kh6) 58. Qd8+ $17 Qe7 59. Qb8 Kg5 60. Qb6 Be6 61. Bd3 (61. Qa5+ $17 Kh6 62. Qd2) 61... h3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh3h2]} 62. Qg1 Qf6 {( -> ...Qa1+)} 63. gxh3+ Kh6 64. Kg2 $2 (64. Qb6 $17) 64... Qg5+ $1 65. Kh2 Qxg1+ 66. Kxg1 Bxh3 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 67. Kf2 Kg5 68. Ke1 Kf6 69. Kd2 g5 70. Be2 Ke5 71. Kd3 Bc8 72. Kc3 Bb7 (72... Bd7 $142 73. Kd3 Bh3) 73. Bd1 (73. Kd3 $142) 73... Ba6 74. Bc2 Bc8 75. Bd1 {[#]} Bh3 $1 {[%cal Rh3f1]} 76. Be2 Bg2 77. Kd3 {[#]} g4 $1 {[%cal Rg4f3][%mdl 512] Black mates.} 78. fxg4 f3 79. Bd1 f2 80. Be2 f1=Q 81. Bxf1 Bxf1+ 82. Kc3 Bh3 83. g5 Bf5 84. Kb4 Kd4 85. Kb5 Be4 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 78%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.24"] [Round "3"] [White "Wang, Tianqi"] [Black "Tang, Andrew"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2469"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "56"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,56,8,0,6,-6,2,-10,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,-1,0,0,0,0,7,-10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, -8,0,0,0,-4,15,17,8]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Be7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O b6 7. b3 Bb7 8. Bb2 c5 9. Nbd2 {A30: Symmetrical English: Double Fianchetto and Hedgehog} (9. Nc3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nc6 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Nf5 Re8 13. Nxe7+ Rxe7 14. Nb5 Ne4 15. Nd4 Nxd4 16. Qxd4 f6 17. Rac1 Rc8 18. Bd3 {1-0 (39) Liu,Y (2479)-Liu,G (2462) Shenzhen 2017}) 9... Nbd7 10. Rc1 Rc8 11. Rc2 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} dxc4 12. Bxc4 a6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Nd5 13. Qc1 {0-1 (30) Fahrenholz,N-Pramann,A (2085) Germany 1995}) 13. Qb1 b5 14. Be2 cxd4 15. Rxc8 Qxc8 16. Rc1 Qa8 {aiming for ...dxe3.} 17. Bxd4 Ba3 18. Bb2 Bb4 19. Bf1 Rd8 20. a3 Be7 21. b4 h6 22. h3 Nd5 {[%cal Bf6d5,Bd5b6,Bb6d7][%mdl 32]} 23. Bd4 N5b6 24. Ba1 Bd5 25. Ne5 Nxe5 26. Bxe5 {Strongly threatening Bc7.} Nd7 27. Bd4 Rc8 28. Rxc8+ Qxc8 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 40%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,50,0,0,0,6,20,12,26,15,14,18,34,0,0,0,0,-10,8,-19,-8,-33,0,-61,-57, -57,-57,-60,-59,-45,0,0,9,6,20]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5 6. Nbd2 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} O-O 7. O-O dxe4 8. dxe4 a5 9. a4 Qe7 10. Qe2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Nb8 11. Bd3 Bg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Rd8 12. Nc4 Nbd7 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bh4 b6 15. Ne3 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 Ba6 17. Bxa6 Rxa6 {1/2-1/2 (34) Ivanchuk,V (2726)-Grischuk,A (2772) Huaian 2017}) 12. Nc4 Nbd7 13. h3 Bh5 14. Re1 Rfd8 15. Bc2 Ne8 16. Ne3 f6 17. g3 c6 18. Bd2 Nd6 19. Rad1 Ba7 20. Kg2 (20. Nf5 $11 Nxf5 21. exf5) 20... Nc5 $15 21. Nc4 Nxc4 22. Qxc4+ Bf7 23. Qe2 Bh5 24. Be3 {[#] Threatens to win with Rxd8+.} Nd7 25. Bxa7 Rxa7 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 52%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Black "Patel, Advait"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E90"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2461"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,55,0,7,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,30,30,34,34,35,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. dxe5 dxe5 8. Qxd8 Rxd8 9. Bg5 Na6 10. Nd5 Rd6 {E90: King's Indian: Classical: Early deviations and 6 h3} 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Rc1 Bd8 (12... b6 13. b4 c6 14. Nxf6+ Rxf6 15. a3 c5 16. b5 Nc7 17. Rd1 a6 18. Rd8+ {0-1 (44) Wang,Y (2690)-Saric,I (2669) Riadh 2017}) 13. c5 Re6 {LiveBook: 10 Games} 14. Bc4 $146 ({Predecessor: } 14. a3 c6 15. Bxa6 cxd5 16. Bd3 dxe4 17. Bxe4 Bc7 18. O-O {0-1 (59) Cheng,B (2425)-Zhao,Z (2537) Canberra 2013}) 14... Nxc5 15. b4 Na6 16. Bxa6 Rxa6 17. Nxc7 Bxc7 18. Rxc7 Rxa2 19. O-O Rb2 20. Ng5 Be6 21. Nxe6 fxe6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 22. Rd1 Rf8 {The position is equal.} 23. Rdd7 {[#] Threatening mate with Rg7+.} Rfxf2 24. g4 Rg2+ 25. Kf1 {[%cal Rd7d8]} Rgf2+ 26. Ke1 Rbe2+ 27. Kd1 Rb2 {[%cal Rf2f1] [#]} ({Much weaker is} 27... Rxe4 $6 28. Rg7+ Kf8 29. Rxh7 $16) 28. Ke1 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Quesada Perez, Yuniesky"] [Black "Cori, Jorge"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2622"] [BlackElo "2664"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "138"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,138,59,63,62,56,65,56,81,83,74,34,26,23,79,67,76,68,68,50,66,14,4,0, 6,0,0,0,0,7,14,14,16,16,16,17,72,0,82,72,102,72,89,49,112,113,120,120,117,117, 108,104,134,10,27,18,22,23,66,65,73,69,72,76,85,30,72,72,63,80,237,242,233,229, 195,177,168,117,126,102,84,47,47,53,198,202,479,482,471,419,468,471,513,472, 414,96,96,96,96,96,96,15,15,15,15,15,15,14,14,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,15]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. O-O-O Be7 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} 9. f3 h5 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Bf4 e5 12. Bg5 a5 13. Bc4 {LiveBook: 6 Games} a4 14. a3 {[#]} Qb7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... d6 15. f4 O-O 16. Rhf1 {1/2-1/2 (44) Grischuk,A (2783) -Cori Tello,J (2641) Tbilisi 2017}) 15. Qd3 d6 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. f4 exf4 18. Rhf1 Bg4 (18... Rg8 $11) 19. Rde1 Rg8 20. Rxf4 Rg5 21. Qd4 Be6 22. Rf2 (22. g3 $14) 22... Qa7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black has counterplay} 23. Qxa7 $1 Rxa7 24. Bd3 Bd8 25. g3 Ke7 26. Nd1 Bb6 27. Ne3 Re5 28. Nf5+ Kd7 29. Rf4 Ra8 (29... Bxf5 $11 30. Rxf5 Rxf5 31. exf5 d5) 30. c3 (30. Ref1 $16) 30... Rb8 (30... Bxf5 $1 $11 {remains equal.} 31. Rxf5 Rxf5 32. exf5 d5) 31. Ref1 Ra5 32. Nd4 Bd8 33. Be2 Be7 (33... Bh3 $1 $14) 34. Nf5 $16 Bf8 35. R1f2 d5 36. exd5 Rxd5 37. Bd1 Kc7 38. R4f3 ({Much worse is} 38. Bxh5 $6 Bc5 $11) (38. Bxa4 $16 Rbd8 39. Bc2) 38... Bc5 39. Rf1 Re5 40. Rf4 Rd8 {White must now prevent ...Bxf5.} 41. Nd4 $1 Bc4 42. R1f2 Re1 {With the idea ...Bd6.} 43. Kd2 $1 {[%cal Rd2e1]} Rh1 44. Bf3 (44. Bxa4 $16 Bd5 45. Kd3 (45. Rxf6 Rb1 $16)) 44... Ra1 45. Rxf6 Be6 46. Bxh5 Bxd4 $2 (46... Be7 $16) 47. cxd4 $18 Rxd4+ 48. Ke3 Rd7 49. Bf3 c5 50. h4 (50. Rf4 $18) 50... c4 $16 51. Rc2 Rd3+ 52. Kf2 Ra2 $1 53. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6, Bh6h7][%mdl 32]} Rb3 {[#]} (53... Rdxa3 $1 $14 54. h6 Rb3) 54. h6 $1 $18 Rbxb2 $2 (54... Kd7 {was worth a try.} 55. Be4 Raxb2) 55. Rxb2 Rxb2+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 56. Ke3 Rh2 57. Be4 Kd6 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Ke5.} 58. h7 $1 Ke7 59. Rf4 $2 (59. Rf2 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Rh3 60. Rb2) 59... Kf8 $16 60. Rh4 Rxh4 61. gxh4 {KB-KB} Kg7 62. Bc2 ({White should try} 62. Bc6 $16) 62... Bd7 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} 63. Kd4 f5 64. Kxc4 { Kd5 is the strong threat.} Kxh7 65. Kd5 {And now Kd6 would win.} Kg6 66. Kd6 Bb5 67. Ke5 Kh5 68. Kxf5 Kxh4 69. Ke5 Kh5 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 54%. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,72,-15,36,28,35,14,28,19,35,22,62,41,93,80,106,86,82,102,117,120,127, 119,116,110,135,146,130,99,113,77,147,144,163,160,145,145,160,158,191,166,174, 181,250,227,334,239,297,295,293,276,264]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 c6 7. Nbd2 b6 8. Qc2 Bb7 9. e4 Na6 10. e5 Nd7 11. a3 { E06: Closed Catalan: Early deviations} (11. b3 c5 12. Bb2 Rc8 13. Qc3 cxd4 14. Qxd4 Nb4 15. Rfc1 Bc5 16. Qc3 dxc4 17. bxc4 Qc7 18. Re1 Na6 {0-1 (31) Gurevich, M (2549)-Fressinet,L (2660) Nancy 2017}) 11... c5 12. dxc5 Naxc5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (12... bxc5 $11 13. Rd1 Rb8) 13. b4 $14 {White is slightly better.} Ne4 14. Bb2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. cxd5 Nxd2 15. Nxd2 Nxe5 16. d6 Bxg2 17. dxe7 Qd5 18. exf8=Q+ Rxf8 {1-0 (39) Mosetlhe,K (2162)-Klaasen,C (2226) Johannesburg 2017}) 14... Nxd2 15. Nxd2 Qc7 16. Rfc1 Rac8 17. Qa4 Bc6 (17... Nxe5 $14 18. cxd5 Qb8) 18. Qb3 {[%cal Rc4d5]} d4 19. Bxc6 Qxc6 20. Bxd4 Rfd8 21. Qe3 a5 22. Rab1 axb4 23. axb4 {[%cal Ba3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Qa4 24. Ra1 Qc6 25. b5 Qb7 26. Ne4 Ra8 (26... h6 $142) 27. Rxa8 Rxa8 28. Nd6 Bxd6 29. exd6 h6 30. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rc8 31. h5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White has strong attack.} Qb8 32. Qa3 e5 {[#]} (32... Rd8 $142 33. Re1 Re8) 33. Be3 $1 $18 Re8 (33... e4 $142 34. Kg2 Kh8) 34. Ra1 Rc8 35. Qd3 Qb7 36. Qd5 Qxd5 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 17%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Liang, Awonder"] [Black "Cordova, Emilio"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2609"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Nc3 Nf6 {[%emt 0:10:04] } 7. O-O Nd7 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:05:19]} b6 {[%emt 0:03:07]} 9. a4 {[%emt 0:05:55]} a5 10. Qd2 {[%emt 0:05:12]} h6 {[%emt 0:03:25]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:01:31]} e5 { [%emt 0:03:21]} 12. Nh2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 13. f4 exf4 { [%emt 0:00:10]} 14. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:01:43]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 15. Rf2 { [%emt 0:00:10]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:02:39]} 16. Raf1 {[%emt 0:04:01]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00: 21]} 17. Ne2 {[%emt 0:07:23]} Nxe2+ {[%emt 0:02:44]} 18. Rxe2 {[%emt 0:03:34]} Be6 19. b3 {[%emt 0:05:29]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:06:48]} 20. Kh1 {[%emt 0:12:10]} Qh4 { [%emt 0:10:24]} 21. Rf4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:07:21]} 22. Ref2 { [%emt 0:05:26]} Kd8 23. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 24. Rf1 { [%emt 0:01:40]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:05:13]} 25. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} g5 {[%emt 0:00: 30]} 26. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 27. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 28. e5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 29. Nf6 {[%emt 0: 00:30]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 30. Bg1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 31. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 32. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rd7 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 33. Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 34. c3 {[%emt 0: 00:30]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 35. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 36. d4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 37. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qxf6 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 38. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 39. Qd3 { [%emt 0:00:30]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 40. b4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00: 30]} 41. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 42. d5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 43. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ka8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 44. Rxb6 { [%emt 0:00:30]} Bxb6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 45. Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} c5 {[%emt 0:00: 30]} 46. Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 47. Qxf7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 48. Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 49. f7 { [%emt 0:00:30]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 50. Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00: 30]} 51. f8=Q {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 52. Bxc5+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Tang, Andrew"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E81"] [WhiteElo "2469"] [BlackElo "2639"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,106,-57,-51,-81,-57,-45,-50,-59,0,-7,-14,-25,0,0,0,0,4,-15,-5,-77, -41,-22,-25,-41,-35,-47,-30,-57,-9,-40,-26,-39,-8,-103,-117,-93,-108,-173,-165, -160,-160,-160,-156,-169,-154,-168,-158,-157,-150,-176,-153,-186,-164,-208, -214,-266,-263,-273,-277,-255,-206,-205,-204,-203,-191,-364,-130,-124,-115, -564,-564,-611,-528,-520,-281,-1049,-893,-652,-591,-5108,-2948,-29962,-29964, -29968,-29969,-29969,-29967]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Nge2 a6 7. Be3 Nbd7 {E81: King's Indian: Sämisch: 6th move deviations (including 6 Be3 c6)} 8. Qd2 b5 9. cxb5 axb5 10. Nxb5 c6 11. Na3 {[%cal Bb5a3, Ba3c4,Bc4e5][%mdl 32]} (11. Nbc3 e5 12. O-O-O Qa5 13. Bh6 Nb6 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15. dxe5 dxe5 {0-1 (34) Duda,J (2737)-Grischuk,A (2766) chess.com INT 2018}) 11... e5 $1 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Nc4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nc3 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. Be2 exd4 16. Bxd4 {1/2-1/2 (58) Narciso Dublan,M (2459) -Forcen Esteban,D (2528) Las Palmas 2017}) 12... d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c4]} 13. Nxe5 dxe4 14. Nxc6 Qe8 (14... Qb6 $15 15. d5 Qb7) 15. f4 Bb7 16. Ne5 Rd8 17. Nc3 Nxe5 $1 18. fxe5 Ng4 19. Qe2 Qe6 20. O-O-O (20. Rd1 $1 $11) 20... Nxe3 21. Qxe3 Qb6 22. Na4 $1 {[%cal Ra4b6]} Qa7 23. Nc5 Qxa2 {Hoping for ...Rc8.} 24. Qa3 Qd5 {Black wants to play ...Bxe5!} 25. Qb4 Bc8 26. Bc4 Qa8 {next ...e3 is good for Black.} 27. Qa3 (27. Qa4 $1 $11 Qxa4 28. Nxa4) 27... Qxa3 $17 28. bxa3 Bg4 29. Nxe4 (29. e6 $17 {was worth a try.} fxe6 30. Bxe6+ Bxe6 31. Nxe6 Bh6+ 32. Kc2 Rf2+ 33. Kb3 Rb8+ 34. Kc4) 29... Bxd1 $19 30. Rxd1 Rc8 $1 {[%cal Rc8c4]} 31. Nd6 {[#]} Rxc4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 32. Nxc4 $17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Black must now prevent Kc2. KRB-KRN} Rc8 33. Kc2 {Strongly threatening Kd3.} Rxc4+ $19 { KRB-KR} 34. Kb3 Rc8 35. a4 Kf8 36. a5 {[#]} Rd8 $1 37. Kc2 {[#]} Rd5 $1 38. Ra1 Rxd4 39. a6 Rd8 40. Ra5 Ra8 41. Kd3 Bxe5 42. Rxe5 Rxa6 {KR-KR} 43. Rd5 $2 (43. Re1) 43... Re6 $2 (43... Ra2 $19 {has better winning chances.} 44. Rg5 Kg7) 44. Kd2 Kg7 45. h4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (45. g3 $17 {is more resistant.}) 45... Re4 46. g3 Kh6 47. Rc5 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 48. Rc3 $2 (48. Rc7) 48... Kh5 49. Rc7 Kg4 50. Rxh7 {Now Rg7 and White clings on.} Kxg3 51. h5 gxh5 {Black mates.} 52. Rxh5 f4 53. Kd3 Re8 {Precision: White = 21%, Black = 76%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "4"] [White "Tang, Andrew"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "*"] [ECO "E81"] [WhiteElo "2469"] [BlackElo "2639"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "49"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 1:09:13]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:53:01]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} g6 {[%emt 0: 00:30]} 3. f3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} d6 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:30]} 6. Nge2 {[%emt 0: 00:30]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 9. cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} axb5 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 10. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 11. Na3 {[%emt 0: 00:30]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 12. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 13. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 14. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qe8 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 15. f4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. Ne5 {[%emt 0: 00:30]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 17. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 18. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 19. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qe6 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 20. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 21. Qxe3 { [%emt 0:00:30]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 22. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00: 30]} 23. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 24. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 25. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Cori, Jorge"] [Black "Ostrovskiy, Aleksandr"] [Result "*"] [ECO "B00"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2423"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 1,1,27]} 1. e4 {Predecessor:} e5 $146 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Be3 O-O 16. Bd4 Qd5 17. Re1 d2 18. Re2 Bxb1 19. Rxb1 Nxd4 20. Nxd4 {1-0 (64) Caruana,F (2827)-Mamedyarov,S (2820) Batumi 2018} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A00"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "18"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. e3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. d4 e6 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Ba6 cxd4 8. exd4 Nxc3 9. bxc3 bxa6 * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "5"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A00"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "18"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,18,-72,5,2,4,-503,-478,-479,-475,-474,-470]} 1. e3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 (4. d4 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Bg5 e6 7. Nf3 Be7 8. c5 O-O 9. Bb5 Ne4 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Rc1 b6 12. c6 Nd6 13. a4 a6 14. c7 Qxc7 15. Nxd5 Qd8 16. Nxe7+ Qxe7 17. Bc6 Bb7 18. O-O Rfd8 19. d5 exd5 {1-0 (53) Tkachiev,V (2644)-Avrukh,B (2605) Istanbul 2012}) 4... d5 5. d4 e6 (5... cxd4 $17 6. exd4 Bf5) 6. cxd5 $11 {A35: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3} Nxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... exd5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Bg2 Be6 9. Nge2 Qd7 10. O-O O-O 11. Nf4 Rad8 12. Nfe2 Rfe8 { 0-1 (26) Rubinstein,M (2012)-Usachyi,M (2196) Naumburg 2002}) 7. Ba6 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (7. Bg2 $11 {and White is okay.}) 7... cxd4 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 8. exd4 Nxc3 9. bxc3 bxa6 {[%mdl 32768] An unexpected result. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Wang, Justin"] [Result "*"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2377"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 7. g3 Nxc5 8. Bg2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Nb5 Be4 11. Qd1 Nb7 12. a3 Be7 13. Bf4 Rc8 14. Rc1 a6 15. Nc3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Na5 17. b4 Nxc4 18. Bb7 Nh5 19. Bxc8 Qxc8 20. Bd2 b5 21. e4 Qb7 22. Qe2 Nf6 23. Rfd1 h6 24. e5 Nh7 25. Qe4 Qc7 * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "5"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Wang, Justin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2377"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,50,28,28,28,37,41,37,27,46,30,45,42,33,27,29,33,49,42,26,28,34,18,11, 29,30,21,10,64]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. dxc5 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6c5,Bc5b7,Bb7a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32]} 7. g3 Nxc5 8. Bg2 b6 9. O-O { E39: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...c5 5 dxc5 0-0} Bb7 10. Nb5 Be4 11. Qd1 Nb7 12. a3 Be7 13. Bf4 {LiveBook: 44 Games} Rc8 14. Rc1 a6 15. Nc3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Na5 {[#]} 17. b4 $146 Nxc4 {[#] ...d5 is the strong threat.} 18. Bb7 Nh5 19. Bxc8 Qxc8 20. Bd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} b5 21. e4 {[%cal Be2e4, Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Qb7 22. Qe2 Nf6 23. Rfd1 h6 24. e5 Nh7 25. Qe4 Qc7 {Precision: White = 87%, Black = 69%.} (25... Qb8 $11) 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "*"] [ECO "A56"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 O-O 6. Nf3 e6 7. Bd3 exd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. h3 a6 10. a4 Nbd7 11. Bf4 Qe7 12. O-O Nh5 13. Bh2 Ne5 14. Be2 Nxf3+ 15. Bxf3 Nf6 16. e5 dxe5 17. d6 Qe6 18. Re1 Nd7 19. Bd5 Qf6 20. Ne4 Qd8 21. Qe2 b5 * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "5"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A56"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,42,65,81,109,103,102,75,104,106,81,22,636]} 1. d4 {[%cal Bd2d4,Bd4d5] [%mdl 32]} Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 O-O 6. Nf3 e6 7. Bd3 exd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. h3 a6 10. a4 Nbd7 11. Bf4 Qe7 12. O-O Nh5 13. Bh2 Ne5 {A70: Modern Benoni: 6 e4 g6 7 Nf3} (13... Bh6 14. Re1 Bf4 15. g3 Bh6 16. Bf1 Ne5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5 18. f4 Qd4+ 19. Kg2 Qb4 20. Qd2 f5 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rxe5 {1-0 (44) Shirov, A (2675)-Dubov,D (2629) Moscow 2014}) 14. Be2 {[%cal Bd3e2,Be2f3,Bf3d5][%mdl 32]} Nxf3+ 15. Bxf3 Nf6 16. e5 dxe5 17. d6 $1 {[%cal Rd6e7] LiveBook: 3 Games} Qe6 18. Re1 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Nd7 19. Bd5 Qf6 20. Ne4 Qd8 {[#]} 21. Qe2 $146 (21. Qc2 $16) ({Predecessor:} 21. Qc2) 21... b5 $2 { [%mdl 40960] An unexpected result.} (21... Rb8 $11) 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Cordova, Emilio"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "*"] [ECO "B00"] [WhiteElo "2609"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 1,1,26]} 1. e4 {Predecessor:} e5 $146 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Be7 11. Bc2 d4 12. Nb3 d3 13. Bb1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf5 15. Be3 O-O 16. Bd4 Qd5 17. Re1 d2 18. Re2 Bxb1 19. Rxb1 Nxd4 20. Nxd4 {1-0 (64) Caruana,F (2827)-Mamedyarov,S (2820) Batumi 2018} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Liang, Awonder"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C88"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,59,5,11,19,26,24,26,29,15,-4,6,0,21,14,26,17,10,18,14,20,17,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,4,0,0,0,-1,-20,41,30,17,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. Bd2 b4 11. c3 Rb8 { LiveBook: 3 Games. C88: Closed Ruy Lopez: Anti-Marshall Systems} 12. cxb4 Bc8 13. b5 axb5 {White has an edge.} 14. axb5 Rxb5 {[#]} 15. Nc3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. Ra8 Rb8 16. Rxb8 Nxb8 17. d4 exd4 18. Nxd4 c5 19. Nf3 { 0-1 (91) Vachier Lagrave,M (2775)-Tomashevsky,E (2716) Tbilisi 2015}) 15... Rb8 16. h3 Be6 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. Bxd5 Nxd5 19. exd5 Nb4 20. Qb3 c5 21. dxc6 Nxc6 22. Qc4 Qd7 23. Ra6 Rfc8 {[#] ...Nb4 is the strong threat.} 24. Qa4 {Black must now prevent Rc1.} Rb7 $1 ({Don't go for} 24... Rxb2 $2 25. Rc1 $18) 25. Rc1 { [%cal Rc1c6]} Nb8 26. Rxc8+ Qxc8 27. Ra7 Bf8 ({Black should play} 27... Qd7 $11 28. Qxd7 Rxd7) 28. Rxb7 Qxb7 29. Qe8 Na6 30. Bc3 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 72%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.25"] [Round "5"] [White "Liang, Awonder"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "*"] [ECO "C44"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,18,31,31]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 Bb7 9. d3 d6 {LiveBook: 1038 Games} {Predecessor:} 10. Nc3 $146 Na5 11. Ba2 b4 12. Ne2 c5 13. Ng3 Bc8 14. c3 Rb8 15. d4 b3 16. Bb1 Qc7 17. Bd3 exd4 18. cxd4 c4 19. Bf1 c3 20. Re3 cxb2 21. Bxb2 Qc2 {1-0 (53) Duda,J (2710)-Najer,E (2693) Czech Republic 2017} * [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Liang, Awonder"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "33"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 { [%emt 0:00:09]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:01:23]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00: 51]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:42]} a6 6. a4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 7. e3 {[%emt 0:02:30]} Na5 {[%emt 0:10:42]} 8. Nd2 { [%emt 0:05:49]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:52]} 9. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:12: 33]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:05:46]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:05:44]} 11. Qf3 {[%emt 0:28:15]} exd5 {[%emt 0:06:54]} 12. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 13. h3 { [%emt 0:16:52]} O-O {[%emt 0:09:37]} 14. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0: 00:25]} 15. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 16. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Be5 {[%emt 0:12:51]} 17. O-O {[%emt 0:01:34]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Patel, Advait"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A49"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2461"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "139"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 4. d5 {[%emt 0:02: 12]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:06:53]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:04:26]} 7. c4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 8. Nc3 {[%emt 0:06:55]} b4 {[%emt 0:02:27]} 9. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} O-O { [%emt 0:01:11]} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 11. Bf4 {[%emt 0: 01:50]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:02:47]} 12. Qc1 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Re8 {[%emt 0:03:29]} 13. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Bh8 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 14. Bh3 {[%emt 0:07:41]} Bc8 { [%emt 0:07:06]} 15. axb4 {[%emt 0:12:22]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 16. Qf4 { [%emt 0:08:36]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:07:23]} 17. Bxc8 {[%emt 0:14:33]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0: 00:24]} 18. exf3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 19. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01: 00]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:09:41]} 20. b3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:07:20]} 21. Kg2 {[%emt 0:02:12]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 22. h4 {[%emt 0:01:23]} exd5 {[%emt 0:06: 12]} 23. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 24. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 25. Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:57]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:02:02]} 26. Nb2 { [%emt 0:00:52]} Rce8 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 27. Bf4 {[%emt 0:03:51]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:03: 02]} 28. Nd3 {[%emt 0:02:10]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 29. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 30. h5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 31. Rd2 { [%emt 0:00:05]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 32. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qe8 {[%emt 0: 03:30]} 33. h6 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:10:13]} 34. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:12:10]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 35. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:02:15]} 36. Qd5 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 37. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00: 44]} 38. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:03:11]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 39. Ba3 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 40. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 41. Qb7+ { [%emt 0:00:10]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 42. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} 43. c5 {[%emt 0:03:05]} dxc5 {[%emt 0:03:48]} 44. Qd7+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 45. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. Bc1 { [%emt 0:00:28]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 47. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00: 49]} 48. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 49. Qc2 {[%emt 0:04:34]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 50. g4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 51. Bd4 {[%emt 0: 00:18]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 52. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 53. b4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 54. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} f5 {[%emt 0: 01:12]} 55. gxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 56. Qe4 {[%emt 0:03: 01]} Qxe4 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 57. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 58. f3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 59. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxf3+ { [%emt 0:00:12]} 60. Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 61. b5 {[%emt 0: 01:25]} Kxh6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 62. b6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 63. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} h5+ {[%emt 0:00:32]} 64. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} h4+ { [%emt 0:00:55]} 65. Kxh4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 66. Bc7 { [%emt 0:00:46]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00: 05]} 68. b7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 69. b8=Q {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxb8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 70. Bxb8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2639"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:05]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:42]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:47]} 6. Bg2 { [%emt 0:00:08]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00: 55]} 8. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 9. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:42]} Be7 { [%emt 0:00:12]} 10. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:08:44]} 11. Ne5 {[%emt 0: 09:43]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:10:05]} 12. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 13. Ne4 {[%emt 0:03:38]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:07:11]} 14. Nd6 {[%emt 0:29:34]} Bxd6 { [%emt 0:16:04]} 15. exd6 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 16. Qxc4 { [%emt 0:14:14]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 17. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:09:46]} Be6 {[%emt 0:06: 35]} 18. Be3 {[%emt 0:02:37]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 19. Bxa7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 20. Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:42]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 21. Qc1 { [%emt 0:04:46]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 22. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} f6 {[%emt 0:18: 57]} 23. Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 24. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Rxc1+ {[%emt 0:01:24]} 25. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 26. Rc7 { [%emt 0:04:38]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 27. f4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} exf4 {[%emt 0:03: 07]} 28. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxa2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 29. Bc5 {[%emt 0:06:46]} Re8 {[%emt 0:09:46]} 30. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Re4 { [%emt 0:00:48]} d3 {[%emt 0:04:56]} 32. exd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 33. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:03:37]} 34. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 35. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. b4 { [%emt 0:00:44]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h5 {[%emt 0:00: 03]} 38. h4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kxg5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 4. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} gxf6 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 5. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:02:02]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:04: 09]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:24]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:19]} 9. c4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} dxc4 { [%emt 0:01:37]} 10. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:05:25]} 11. Qxc4 { [%emt 0:02:11]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:47]} 12. Nc3 {[%emt 0:04:50]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00: 26]} 13. Qh4 {[%emt 0:04:30]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:09:39]} 14. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:28:40]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:06:44]} 15. a3 {[%emt 0:18:52]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 16. Nxd5 { [%emt 0:03:51]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 17. b4 {[%emt 0:06:21]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:01: 08]} 18. e4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rxd1+ {[%emt 0:01:48]} 19. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:15:06]} 20. e5 {[%emt 0:05:04]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Cori, Jorge"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2664"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,55,5,4,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Nxg6 hxg6 8. g3 {D12: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3 Bf5} (8. h3 Nbd7 9. Bd3 Bd6 10. O-O Qe7 11. e4 dxe4 12. Bxe4 O-O 13. Bg5 Qd8 14. Re1 Qc7 15. Qf3 Bb4 {1-0 (38) Kramnik, V (2808)-Giri,A (2771) Leuven 2017}) 8... Nbd7 9. Qd3 dxc4 10. Qxc4 e5 11. Bg2 Nb6 12. Qe2 exd4 {LiveBook: 6 Games. The position is equal.} 13. exd4+ Be7 14. O-O O-O 15. Bg5 Re8 {[#]} 16. Rad1 $146 Nfd5 17. Bxe7 Rxe7 18. Qd2 Qd6 19. Rfe1 Rae8 20. Rxe7 Rxe7 21. Nxd5 Nxd5 22. Re1 a6 23. Bxd5 Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 {[#] White wants to mate with Qe8+.} Qxd5 25. Qe7 Qxa2 26. Qd8+ Kh7 27. Qh4+ Kg8 28. Qd8+ {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 84%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Daggupati, Balaji"] [Black "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2202"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. cxd4 {[%emt 0: 00:07]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nbc3 {[%emt 0:03:43]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 8. Ng3 {[%emt 0:01:39]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:03:28]} Qb6 {[%emt 0: 03:23]} 10. Bxg6 {[%emt 0:07:07]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00: 25]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. Bxh6 {[%emt 0:01:54]} Rxh6 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 13. O-O {[%emt 0:01:41]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 14. Rc1 {[%emt 0:06:17]} g5 {[%emt 0: 01:01]} 15. Na4 {[%emt 0:04:50]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 16. Nc5 {[%emt 0:04:14]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:03:11]} 17. Ng3 {[%emt 0:10:31]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 18. Re1 { [%emt 0:19:41]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 19. b4 {[%emt 0:09:17]} a6 {[%emt 0:12:44] } 20. Qa4 {[%emt 0:03:25]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:14:35]} 21. b5 {[%emt 0:03:58]} Rxd4 { [%emt 0:16:51]} 22. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:30]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:07:52]} 23. Nxe6 { [%emt 0:01:13]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:08:21]} 24. Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf8 {[%emt 0: 00:02]} 25. Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 26. bxc6 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} c3 {[%emt 0:06:02]} 27. Nh5 {[%emt 0:02:20]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:06:18]} 28. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:04:33]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 29. cxb7 {[%emt 0:03:11]} Rb8 {[%emt 0: 00:34]} 30. Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:08:44]} 31. Qxd6+ {[%emt 0:00: 03]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 32. b8=Q {[%emt 0:00:17]} c2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 33. Qxe8+ {[%emt 0:02:23]} Qxe8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Qe5 { [%emt 0:00:04]} 35. g4 {[%emt 0:02:31]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Kg2 {[%emt 0: 00:03]} c1=Q {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 38. Ng3 {[%emt 0:04:08]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 39. Qf7+ {[%emt 0:00:36]} Qg7 { [%emt 0:00:08]} 40. Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qb7+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Kh3 { [%emt 0:00:40]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Cori, Jorge"] [Black "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,35,13,15,20,7]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nc3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Bd7 11. Nd4 Qd6 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. Bxc6 {A38: Englische Eröffnung (Symmetrische Variante)} Qxc6 14. Rc1 Qa6 15. Qb3 b6 16. Rc4 Rfd8 17. Rfc1 {LiveBook: 7 Partien} Rd7 {[#]} 18. h4 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 18. a3 Rad8 19. Qc2 Bd4 20. Bxd4 Rxd4 21. Qc3 {1/2-1/2 (21) Tomashevsky,E (2696)-Sutovsky,E (2646) Minsk 2017}) 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "31"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf6 { [%emt 0:00:01]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00: 11]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 6. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 7. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01: 52]} 8. e3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 9. Be2 {[%emt 0:03:38]} Bg7 { [%emt 0:00:29]} 10. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:40]} O-O {[%emt 0:04:58]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0: 14:48]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:07:55]} 12. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 13. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:09:25]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 14. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd1 { [%emt 0:09:45]} 15. Rfxd1 {[%emt 0:06:04]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 16. f4 { [%emt 0:11:01]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D17"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. a4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Ne5 { [%emt 0:00:00]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 7. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 8. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. h4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} h6 { [%emt 0:05:12]} 10. f3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 11. e4 {[%emt 0: 00:38]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 12. Nd3 {[%emt 0:02:13]} e6 {[%emt 0:02:46]} 13. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 14. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O { [%emt 0:08:10]} 15. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 16. g4 {[%emt 0: 06:50]} Be7 {[%emt 0:05:06]} 17. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nc8 {[%emt 0:04:17]} 18. Rc1 {[%emt 0:13:26]} Re8 {[%emt 0:06:43]} 19. Nef4 {[%emt 0:09:33]} e5 { [%emt 0:10:32]} 20. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 21. Be2 { [%emt 0:00:50]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:03:05]} 22. Kf1 {[%emt 0:10:07]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:13: 22]} 23. Nh5 {[%emt 0:12:06]} b5 {[%emt 0:11:52]} 24. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:54]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 25. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:10:27]} 26. Rc5 { [%emt 0:06:16]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 27. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Qxe4 {[%emt 0: 00:07]} 28. Bf3 {[%emt 0:03:38]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 29. axb5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Rxb5 {[%emt 0:02:40]} 30. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Qxb5 {[%emt 0:04:11]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 32. Qd5 {[%emt 0:03:30]} h5 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} 33. Rg1 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Qc1+ {[%emt 0:08:55]} 34. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Qxb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. gxh5 {[%emt 0:01:41]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Re1 { [%emt 0:01:56]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 37. Re7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} a2 {[%emt 0:02:30] } 38. Qxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 40. Qxe8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bg8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Bd5 { [%emt 0:00:07]} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Black "Tang, Andrew"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D53"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2469"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. Bh4 { [%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:23] } 8. e3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 9. a3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nbd7 { [%emt 0:11:38]} 10. cxd5 {[%emt 0:08:37]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 11. Qb3 { [%emt 0:00:09]} Re8 {[%emt 0:05:31]} 12. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:36]} c6 {[%emt 0:06: 17]} 13. Bg3 {[%emt 0:02:16]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:03:30]} 14. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nhf6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 15. O-O {[%emt 0:01:32]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 16. Nxe5 { [%emt 0:00:42]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:27:58]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:06: 34]} 18. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:04:23]} 19. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:08:08]} 20. h4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxe3+ {[%emt 0:13:08]} 21. Qxe3 { [%emt 0:00:05]} Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 22. Rf5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} g6 {[%emt 0:04: 53]} 23. g3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qh3 {[%emt 0:17:12]} 24. Rf2 {[%emt 0:08:06]} c5 { [%emt 0:02:15]} 25. Bc4 {[%emt 0:26:50]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 26. dxc5 { [%emt 0:01:15]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:03:02]} 27. c6 {[%emt 0:04:47]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:02: 32]} 28. e6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:02:41]} 29. Rh2 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 30. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. Rg2 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 32. exf7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxf7 {[%emt 0: 00:28]} 33. Rxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Bxd5+ {[%emt 0:00: 04]} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Liang, Awonder"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C00"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} d5 {[%emt 0: 01:15]} 3. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 4. exd5 {[%emt 0:01:41]} exd5 {[%emt 0:02:53]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:03:03]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:02:44]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 7. Re1+ {[%emt 0:05:56]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 8. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 9. Bxe7 {[%emt 0:06:58]} Ngxe7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. h3 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 11. Qc1 {[%emt 0: 05:33]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:10]} 12. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:19:24]} 13. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:18:44]} Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 14. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd6 { [%emt 0:01:34]} 15. Qd1 {[%emt 0:06:28]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:02:27]} 16. Rxe8+ { [%emt 0:00:34]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. Nfxd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ne4 {[%emt 0: 02:34]} 18. c3 {[%emt 0:02:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 19. Qe2 {[%emt 0:14:06]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 20. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 21. Nd4 { [%emt 0:00:07]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 22. f3 {[%emt 0:08:44]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:06: 10]} 23. Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:18]} a3 {[%emt 0:09:33]} 24. b3 {[%emt 0:02:04]} c5 { [%emt 0:00:26]} 25. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. Qd2 {[%emt 0: 02:43]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 27. c4 {[%emt 0:04:20]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:04:48]} 28. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 29. Rf1 {[%emt 0:07:44]} Nd4 { [%emt 0:02:26]} 30. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:05:59]} 31. Nxd4 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 32. Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxd4 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 33. Ra2 {[%emt 0:03:14]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 34. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 35. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 36. c5 { [%emt 0:01:19]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "7"] [White "Patel, Advait"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B96"] [WhiteElo "2461"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. e4 c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:02:06]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 { [%emt 0:00:13]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} e6 { [%emt 0:01:03]} 7. f4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:05:08]} 8. Qe2 {[%emt 0: 01:44]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:11]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 11. g4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Bb7 {[%emt 0: 00:40]} 12. Kb1 {[%emt 0:02:30]} h6 {[%emt 0:11:04]} 13. Bh4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:04:08]} 14. Rg1 {[%emt 0:06:09]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 15. Bg3 { [%emt 0:11:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:09:38]} 16. Nb3 {[%emt 0:03:07]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:09: 23]} 17. h4 {[%emt 0:06:28]} Na4 {[%emt 0:14:28]} 18. Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:22]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:19:30]} 19. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nxg4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 20. Bh3 { [%emt 0:09:52]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 21. Rg2 {[%emt 0:03:48]} exf4 {[%emt 0:06: 57]} 22. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 23. Bxg4 {[%emt 0:05:33]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 24. Rxg4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 25. Qh2 { [%emt 0:02:06]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 26. Bxd6+ {[%emt 0:04:47]} Kg8 {[%emt 0: 00:14]} 27. Rdg1 {[%emt 0:03:16]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:03:14]} 28. Bf4 {[%emt 0:11:57]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 29. d6 {[%emt 0:08:59]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 30. Qd2 { [%emt 0:00:47]} Rh5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 31. Qd3 {[%emt 0:03:11]} Nc3+ {[%emt 0:02: 51]} 32. Kc1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:02:39]} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "8"] [White "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C07"] [WhiteElo "2653"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "136"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,136,9,6,23,17,28,16,27,15,22,28,43,38,32,35,41,41,48,46,48,43,60,60, 67,48,88,93,83,86,81,81,83,87,87,81,100,79,77,59,56,64,66,64,60,68,132,118,124, 121,114,52,47,42,49,45,56,50,45,51,50,41,103,99,122,108,112,91,91,94,93,86,88, 37,38,35,78,76,84,73,87,83,85,96,87,84,87,81,87,95,107,91,120,16,20,16,14,14, 38,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. dxc5 Bxc5 6. Ngf3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qc6 {C07: French Tarrasch: 3... c5, 4 Ngf3 and 4 exd5 Qxd5} 8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O {LiveBook: 51 Games} (9. Nb3 Nbd7 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Nbd4 Qb6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. O-O-O Qf4+ 14. Kb1 Nb6 15. Bb3 { 0-1 (28) Naiditsch,A (2705)-Le,Q (2737) Riadh 2017}) 9... b6 10. Nb3 Bb7 11. Nxc5 Qxc5 12. b3 Nbd7 13. Bb2 Qh5 14. Ne5 Qxe2 15. Bxe2 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 {[#]} Rfd8 $146 17. Rfd1 Ne4 18. f3 Nc5 19. Kf2 f6 20. Bc7 Rdc8 21. Bd6 Bd5 22. c4 Bc6 23. b4 Nb7 24. Bf4 Ba4 25. Rd2 Rd8 26. Rc1 e5 27. Be3 Rxd2 $1 28. Bxd2 Be8 29. Be3 Rc8 30. Rc3 Bf7 (30... h6 $14) 31. Ra3 $16 a5 32. Bxb6 axb4 {[#]} 33. Ra7 (33. Ra4 $1 $16) 33... Nd8 $1 $14 34. Bxd8 Rxd8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 35. Rb7 Ra8 36. Rxb4 Be8 37. Rb2 Kf8 38. Bd3 Bf7 ({Black should play} 38... h6 $14) 39. c5 $16 {[%cal Bc4c5,Bc5c6][%mdl 32]} g6 40. c6 Rc8 41. Rc2 Ke7 42. Bb5 Bd5 43. Ke3 Kd6 44. f4 (44. a4 $16) 44... exf4+ $14 45. Kxf4 Rc7 { [%cal Rd5c6]} 46. Ke3 Re7+ 47. Kf2 Kc7 48. g3 Re5 {[#]} 49. a4 $1 Be4 50. Rd2 { Black must now prevent Rd7+.} Bd5 51. Rd3 h5 52. Re3 Be4 53. h4 g5 54. hxg5 ( 54. Re2 $16) 54... fxg5 $11 55. Kg1 Re8 $1 56. a5 Rb8 57. Rxe4 (57. Be2 { feels hotter.} Bxc6 58. Bxh5 Rb1+ 59. Kf2 Ra1 60. Re5) 57... Rxb5 $14 {KR-KR. The position is equal.} 58. Ra4 {aiming for a6.} Rc5 59. a6 {a7 is the strong threat.} Kb8 60. a7+ Ka8 61. Ra6 h4 62. gxh4 gxh4 63. Kh2 Rc2+ 64. Kh3 Rc4 65. Ra3 Rxc6 66. Kxh4 Rc7 67. Kg3 Rxa7 68. Rxa7+ Kxa7 {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "8"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Cori, Jorge"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2664"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,110,22,40,25,13,23,88,98,91,110,147,139,147,114,177,182,175,185,264, 255,309,263,356,216,204,124,126,137,136,116,189,182,144,154,111,68,64,68,94,45, 47,47,71,43,94,97,97,-300,-298,-327,-328,-322,-308,-310,-291,-315,-302,-299, -289,-301,-295,-479,-464,-462,-503,-1080,-1053,-1150,-1098,-1911,-1998,-1897, -1731,-1853,-1647,-2411,-2054,-29974,-29975,-29974,-29973,-29976,-29977,-29977, -29978,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29980,-29980,-29981,-29981,-29982]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 {B48: Sizilianisch (Paulsen-Variante)} Nf6 8. O-O-O d6 (8... 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}) 9. Nxc6 Qxc6 10. g4 { [%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5,Bg5g6][%mdl 32]} b5 {LiveBook: 3 Partien. Droht ...b4.} 11. g5 Nd7 $1 12. a3 Bb7 (12... Nc5 $11) 13. Qh3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13. Qg3 Nc5 14. f3 Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (27) Kollars,D (2477)-Antipov,M (2584) Izmir 2016}) 13... Rc8 { [#]} 14. g6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nf6 (14... fxg6 15. Qxe6+) 15. Rg1 Qc7 16. Bd3 e5 ( 16... fxg6 $16 {war angesagt.} 17. Qxe6+ Qe7) 17. gxf7+ $1 $18 Qxf7 18. Nd5 Be7 (18... Qd7 $142 19. Nxf6+ gxf6) 19. f4 exf4 20. Bd4 Rf8 21. Nxf4 g5 22. Nd5 ({ Keinesfalls} 22. Rxg5 $6 Nxe4 23. Rg4 Nc5 $16) 22... g4 23. Nxf6+ Bxf6 24. Qe3 Qg7 (24... Bxd4 $16 25. Qxd4 Qf2) 25. Bxf6 Rxf6 26. Kb1 Rc5 27. Be2 Qg5 $1 { [%cal Rg5e3]} 28. Qd4 $1 {Droht b4 und aus.} h5 29. b4 Re5 30. Bd3 Kf7 31. Rdf1 {zielt auf h4 ab.} Kg7 (31... Kg8 $14) 32. Rxf6 $16 Qxf6 {[#]} 33. Rf1 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (33. h3 $1 $16 {bleibt auf Kurs.}) 33... Rf5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rf5f1]} 34. Qxf6+ Rxf6 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTL-KTL} 35. Re1 Kh6 36. Re2 h4 {[%cal Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} 37. Kc1 Kg5 38. e5 dxe5 39. Rxe5+ Kf4 40. Rh5 $2 (40. Re7 {einziger Zug.} Bf3 41. Rh7) 40... h3 41. Kd2 Be4 42. Rh8 (42. Be2 $142 Rd6+ 43. Bd3) 42... Bxd3 43. cxd3 {KT-KT} Kf3 44. Rg8 Rf4 ({Schwächer ist} 44... Kg2 45. Rxg4+ Kxh2 46. Ke2 $17) 45. Rg6 Kg2 46. Ke3 Rf3+ 47. Ke4 Kxh2 48. Rxg4 {[#]} Rg3 $1 {[%cal Rg3g4] Schwarz setzt Matt.} 49. Rh4 Kg2 50. d4 h2 51. Rxh2+ Kxh2 52. d5 Rxa3 53. d6 Ra1 54. Ke5 Rd1 55. Ke6 Kg3 {Precision: Weiß = 59%, Schwarz = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "8"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Wang, Justin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2377"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "136"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,136,9,15,3,17,14,32,25,37,35,30,27,40,32,25,22,31,32,46,51,50,56,36, 4,19,12,41,41,56,25,24,25,25,21,24,20,31,28,38,0,0,0,37,21,40,40,40,1,34,10,40, 40,40,7,40,40,40,20,20,20,40,0,40,0,81,81,81,81,81,81,81,81,81,81,81,81,67,65, 65,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Ngf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. b3 {E16: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} Nbd7 9. Bb2 Re8 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. a3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Rc1 a5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Nb1 Bd6 13. Nc3 c6 14. Re1 h6 15. Nh4 Bb4 {1-0 (43) Ding,L (2777)-Le,Q (2737) Huaian 2017}) 10... Bd6 11. Ne5 Qe7 12. b4 Rab8 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. c5 bxc5 15. dxc5 Bf8 16. Nf3 c6 17. Rc1 Qc8 18. Re1 a5 19. Be5 Ra8 20. Qc2 Nd7 21. Bb2 axb4 22. axb4 f5 23. Ne5 Qc7 24. Nxd7 Qxd7 25. Be5 Ba6 26. Ra1 Qb7 27. Qb2 Bb5 28. f3 Rxa1 29. Rxa1 Ra8 30. Kf2 Bc4 31. Rxa8 Qxa8 32. Bf1 Qb7 33. h3 g6 34. Bf6 Kf7 35. Bc3 Be7 36. Bh8 Bf8 37. h4 Kg8 38. Bf6 Kf7 39. Bc3 Ke8 40. Qa1 Be7 (40... e5 $11) 41. Bd2 $16 Bf8 {[#]} 42. Qe5 $1 {[%cal Re5e6]} Qd7 43. Bc3 Bb5 44. Bh3 Qe7 45. Qh8 Kd7 46. Be5 {[#] Strongly threatening Bd6.} Qf7 47. e3 Ke8 48. Bf1 ({ White should play} 48. Bd4 $14) 48... Bxf1 $11 {The position is equal.} 49. Kxf1 Qa7 50. Qf6 Qa4 51. Qxe6+ Be7 52. Bc3 Qd1+ 53. Be1 Qxf3+ 54. Bf2 Qd1+ 55. Kg2 {aiming for b5.} Qa4 $1 56. Qg8+ Kd7 57. Qxh7 Qxb4 58. Qxg6 Qe4+ 59. Kg1 Qb1+ 60. Kh2 Qc2 61. Kg2 Qe4+ 62. Kf1 Qd3+ 63. Kg1 Qb1+ 64. Kg2 Qe4+ 65. Kh2 Qc2 66. Kg1 Qb1+ 67. Kg2 Qe4+ 68. Kg1 Bf8 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 52%. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "8"] [White "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Black "Liang, Awonder"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,74,14,0,0,17,17,17,12,19,23,23,22,30,34,41,19,13,6,18,24,47,46,43,37, 68,60,66,66,69,73,68,66,69,58,65,24,52,26,22,22,19,14,25,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-22,0,-5289,-5273]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 {C54: Italienische Partie (Hauptvariante)} 7. Bh4 Be7 8. Nbd2 d6 9. a4 Nh5 { LiveBook: 9 Partien} 10. g3 Nf6 11. Bxf6 $1 Bxf6 12. h4 Be6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12... Ne7 13. Nh2 d5 14. Bb3 {1-0 (47) Anand,V (2771)-Ragger,M (2686) Batumi 2018}) 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} a5 15. b5 Nb8 16. Qb3 Qe7 17. O-O Nd7 18. d4 Kh8 19. Kg2 Qf7 20. Rae1 Be7 21. dxe5 Nxe5 22. Nxe5 dxe5 23. Qd1 Rad8 24. Qe2 $1 Bxh4 25. Nc4 $1 Be7 26. Nxe5 Qf6 27. Qh5 {[#] Droht Sg6+ und aus.} (27. Ng4 $5 {[%cal Rg4f6]} Qxc3 28. Rc1 $11) 27... Kh7 28. f4 Rd2+ 29. Re2 Rfd8 30. Kh3 Rxe2 31. Qxe2 Bd6 32. Nf3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] [#] Und weiter mit e5 wäre nett. Weiss hat gut koordiniertes Spiel.} Qxc3 33. Rd1 $1 Be7 34. Rxd8 Bxd8 35. e5 Kg8 36. Qe4 Qa1 {Droht stark ...Dh1+.} 37. g4 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (37. Nh2 $11) 37... Qh1+ {Precision: Weiß = 62%, Schwarz = 70%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "8"] [White "Quesada Perez, Yuniesky"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2622"] [BlackElo "2639"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,114,30,1,8,0,8,18,29,15,23,10,13,0,16,9,19,10,13,24,27,30,43,42,23, 33,33,35,46,2,8,0,-11,-19,0,0,21,0,17,0,0,0,0,0,9,5,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,24,24,23, 26,27,33,25,17,21,7,7,7,7,15,21,23,23,7,7,7,7,7,12,7,7,7,17,17,18,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} Be6 7. O-O Nd7 (7... Bd6 8. b3 O-O 9. Nc4 Bxc4 10. bxc4 Nd7 11. g3 b5 12. cxb5 cxb5 13. a4 a6 {1/2-1/2 (38) Giri,A (2782)-Aronian,L (2767) chess.com INT 2018}) 8. b3 {LiveBook: 6 Games. White has an edge.} O-O 9. Bb2 f6 10. d4 Bd6 11. Qe2 Bg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Qe7 12. Nc4 Bg4 13. Qe3 Rae8 14. Rfe1 Bb4 {1/2-1/2 (14) Libiszewski,F (2518)-Korneev,O (2609) La Roda 2013}) 12. Rfe1 exd4 13. Bxd4 Qe7 14. h3 Bh5 15. Qe3 Rfe8 16. Nh4 Rad8 17. Nc4 b6 18. Nf5 Qf8 $1 19. Ncxd6 cxd6 20. Qg3 Ne5 21. f4 Nd7 $1 22. Re3 (22. Qc3 {seems wilder. } Nc5 23. Ng3 Bg6 24. f5 Bf7 25. Rad1) 22... Bg6 23. Qg4 Bxf5 24. Qxf5 Qf7 25. Rae1 (25. Rd1 {looks sharper.} Nc5 26. Bxc5 bxc5 27. Qg4 d5 28. Ree1) 25... Qg6 26. Qg4 Qxg4 27. hxg4 Nf8 28. g3 Kf7 29. Kf2 c5 30. Bc3 d5 31. exd5 Rxe3 32. Rxe3 Rxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 33. Kf3 h6 34. Rd3 Rxd3+ 35. cxd3 { KB-KN} Ke6 36. Ke4 Nd7 37. a3 a6 38. Bd2 Nb8 39. b4 {next f5+ is good for White.} Nc6 40. bxc5 bxc5 41. f5+ Kd7 $1 42. Be3 Ne5 $1 {The position is equal. } 43. Bxc5 Nxg4 44. d4 h5 45. d5 Ne5 46. Bb4 g5 {Strongly threatening ...h4.} 47. fxg6 Nxg6 48. Kf5 h4 $1 {[%cal Rh4h3]} 49. gxh4 ({Don't go for} 49. Kxg6 $2 h3 $19) 49... Nxh4+ 50. Kxf6 {Ke5 is the strong threat.} Ng2 51. Ke5 {And now Ke4 would win.} Ne3 52. d6 Nc4+ 53. Kd5 Nb6+ 54. Kd4 Kc6 55. Ke5 Nc4+ 56. Ke6 { [#] Threatening mate with d7.} Nxd6 57. Bxd6 Kb7 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.27"] [Round "8"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C11"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,98,2,-9,29,0,0,0,0,-19,11,-20,12,-27,25,8,92,87,96,83,82,87,83,86, 178,160,160,157,206,200,193,114,112,91,106,21,28,0,0,0,0,-167,-142,-160,-152, -158,-155,-162,-167,-131,-141,-134,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-54,-49,-51,-50,-155, -162,-159,-167,-172,-187,-525,-475,-667,-661,-945,-974,-29966,-29967,-29966, -29967,-29975,-29976]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 Be7 9. Bd3 {C11: French: Classical System: 4 e5 and 4 Bg5 dxe4} (9. a3 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. O-O O-O 12. Kh1 f5 13. Qf2 Rc8 14. Rg1 b4 15. axb4 Nxb4 16. g4 g6 17. gxf5 Nxd3 18. cxd3 Rxf5 {0-1 (40) Kasparov,G (2812) -Caruana,F (2807) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... b5 10. O-O b4 11. Nd1 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} a5 12. Qf2 $146 {[%cal Rd4c5]} ({Predecessor:} 12. c4 bxc3 13. Nxc3 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. f5 cxd4 16. Nxd4 Ncxe5 17. fxe6 { 1-0 (24) Pijpers,A (2475)-Stotyn,F (2187) Apeldoorn 2018}) 12... c4 13. Be2 a4 14. g4 Nb6 15. Qg2 Ba6 16. f5 Qd7 (16... Bc8 $142) 17. c3 $11 exf5 (17... O-O $11 {keeps the balance.}) 18. gxf5 $16 Qxf5 {[#]} 19. Nh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4f5] [%mdl 512]} Qe4 (19... Bxh4 20. Rxf5) 20. Qxg7 O-O-O 21. Qg4+ $1 Kb8 (21... Qxg4+ $16 {is a better defense.} 22. Bxg4+ Kb8) 22. Qxe4 $1 $18 dxe4 23. Nf5 Nd5 24. a3 bxa3 25. Nxe7 (25. bxa3 $18 Rd7 26. Rb1+ Kc7 27. Nxe7 Rxe7 28. Kh1) 25... Ncxe7 $16 {[%cal Bc6e7,Be7f5,Bf5e3][%mdl 32]} 26. Rxa3 Bb5 27. Ra1 ({ White should try} 27. Kf2 $16) 27... Rhg8+ $11 28. Kh1 Bd7 $1 29. Rxf7 { Hoping for Bg1.} Nf5 30. Bxc4 $2 (30. Rxd7 $1 $11 {and White stays safe.} Rxd7 31. Bxc4) 30... Nfxe3 31. Nxe3 Nxe3 32. Rxd7 Nxc4 33. Rxd8+ Rxd8 34. Rxa4 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KR} Nd2 $1 35. Ra1 {[#]} Nf3 (35... h5 $1 $17 36. Re1 Nf3) 36. Kg2 Rf8 {Strongly threatening ...e3.} 37. e6 Kc7 38. e7 Re8 39. Kf2 Kb6 40. Ke3 Rxe7 41. h3 ({White should play} 41. Rf1 $15) 41... Nh4 $17 42. Rf1 Ng2+ 43. Ke2 {[#]} e3 $1 {[%cal Be4e3,Be3e2][%mdl 32]} 44. Rf5 $2 (44. c4) 44... Kc6 45. c4 (45. b3 $142 Kd6 46. b4) 45... Re4 $19 46. Rf6+ Kd7 47. Rf1 Nf4+ {Black mates.} 48. Kf3 e2 49. Re1 Rxd4 {Precision: White = 31%, Black = 55%.} 0-1 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.28"] [Round "9"] [White "Cori, Jorge"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2664"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,59,7,12,-29,-9,-8,0,-1,-3,-14,-8,-11,0,0,-9,0,0,0,0,0,0,-14,0,0,0, -14,16,9,188,183,236,246,243,248,237,229,328,325,340,336]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Qc2 b6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O a6 { E52: Nimzoindisch (Moderne Variante)} 10. a3 Bd6 11. b4 Re8 {LiveBook: 5 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 12. b5 Bf8 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12... c5 13. a4 axb5 14. Nxb5 Bf8 15. Ba3 Na6 16. Rfd1 c4 17. Be2 Bxa3 18. Rxa3 { 0-1 (40) Laznicka,V (2683)-Vallejo Pons,F (2697) Istanbul 2012}) 13. Bb2 axb5 14. Bxb5 c6 15. Bd3 Ba6 16. Rfc1 Bxd3 17. Qxd3 Bd6 18. a4 Ne4 19. Qc2 Nxc3 20. Qxc3 Re6 21. h3 Bc7 22. Qb3 Nd7 23. Rc2 Rc8 24. Rac1 Bb8 $2 {[#]} (24... Nb8 $11) 25. Qxd5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} cxd5 (25... Rd6 $142 26. Qb5 c5) 26. Rxc8 Re8 27. Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Rc6 f6 (28... Rf8 $142 29. Ba3 Re8) 29. Ne1 Kf7 30. Nd3 { Precision: Weiß = 77%, Schwarz = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.28"] [Round "9"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "129"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,129,37,30,31,28,43,41,34,29,14,29,33,12,56,59,66,54,127,130,141,129, 247,231,238,208,206,200,206,209,215,212,202,177,224,210,229,225,481,531,530, 520,506,499,592,590,587,549,618,611,603,593,662,650,636,623,663,663,649,635, 793,781,994,854,1189,0,622,0,1094,1067,1065,1025,1171,901,1170,1171,1138,1159, 1106,1033,962,950,858,870,765,728,728,536,474,458,470,457,460,450,430,428,413, 354,328,312,347,339,506,506,531,474,475,418,29979,29979,29997,29991,29998, 29992]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 e6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. d4 O-O 10. b3 {LiveBook: 22 Games} Nc6 {E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} (10... Na6 11. Bb2 Nc7 12. Rc1 Ne6 13. e3 Re8 14. Re2 Bf8 15. Rd2 Qe7 16. Nh4 g6 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. Nxd5 Nxd5 19. Bxd5 {1-0 (35) Ding,L (2766) -Tomashevsky,E (2728) Huaian 2016}) 11. Bb2 Re8 12. Rc1 cxd4 {White is slightly better.} 13. Nxd4 Nxd4 14. Qxd4 Bc5 15. Qf4 Re6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Bc6 16. e3 Qd7 17. Ne2 Bd6 18. Qh4 Ne4 19. Nd4 {1-0 (62) Schulz,W-Sadov, S Winnipeg 1998}) 16. Nb5 Ne4 17. e3 Qd7 (17... Rc8 $14) 18. Bh3 $1 $16 { Nc7 is the strong threat.} Rf8 ({Wrong is} 18... Qxb5 $2 19. Bxe6 Qe8 20. Bf5 $18) 19. Nd4 ({Stronger than} 19. Nxa7 Ba8 $11) 19... Bd6 (19... Qe7 $16) 20. Qf5 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is in trouble.} Rfe8 {and the idea ...g6 leaves Black hopeful.} 21. Nxe6 fxe6 {[#]} 22. Qh5 $1 Rf8 23. Rc2 Nc5 24. Bd4 Qe7 25. Rd1 g6 26. Qg4 {Threatens to win with Bxc5.} Bc8 {Black wants to play ...e5.} 27. Bxc5 Bxc5 $2 {[#]} (27... bxc5 28. Qe2 Kg7) 28. b4 $1 $18 e5 (28... Bxb4 29. Rxc8) 29. Qxc8 Rxc8 30. Bxc8 Bxb4 31. Rxd5 Qf6 32. Rd7 Bc5 33. Rcd2 Bb4 34. Rd1 Qf3 35. Bb7 Qe2 36. Bd5+ Kh8 37. Bb3 Be1 38. Rf7 {[%cal Rd1d8]} Bd2 39. h4 a5 40. Rd7 Be1 41. Rf7 {[%cal Rd1d8]} Bd2 42. Rd7 (42. Rf8+ $142 Kg7 43. Rd8 Bxe3 44. fxe3 Qxe3+ 45. Kg2 Qe4+ 46. Kh2) 42... Be1 {[#]} 43. Rd8+ $1 Kg7 44. R1d7+ Kh6 45. Rf8 {And now Bg8 would win.} Bxf2+ 46. Rxf2 Qg4 47. Rff7 { [%csl Gd7][%cal Rf7h7]} Qxg3+ 48. Kf1 {[%csl Gd7][%cal Rf7h7]} Qh3+ 49. Ke2 { [%csl Gd7][%cal Rf7h7]} Qg2+ 50. Kd3 {[%csl Gd7][%cal Rf7h7]} Kh5 51. Rxh7+ Kg4 {[#]} 52. h5 $1 Qf1+ (52... gxh5 53. Rdg7+) 53. Ke4 Qf3+ 54. Kxe5 {Strongly threatening Bd1.} Qxe3+ 55. Kd6 Qc5+ 56. Ke6 gxh5 {intending ...Qf5+.} 57. Rdf7 Qc6+ 58. Ke5 {Threatening mate with Rhg7+.} Qc3+ 59. Kd6 Qd4+ (59... Kg5 $142 60. Be6 Kg6) 60. Kc6 Kh4 61. Rfg7 Qc5+ 62. Kb7 b5 (62... Qf5 $18 63. Rd7 Kh3) 63. Be6 {White mates.} Qe5 64. Rg4+ Kh3 65. Re4+ {Precision: White = 86%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.28"] [Round "9"] [White "Nyzhnyk, Illya"] [Black "Liang, Awonder"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2626"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "NA RC"] [PlyCount "13"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} e6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:57]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:30]} 6. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b6 {[%emt 0:03:20]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.28"] [Round "9"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Bruzon Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2653"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,22,-8,-13]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Qxc4 Nbd7 11. Nc3 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} b5 {LiveBook: 5 Games} {Predecessor:} 12. Qd3 $146 b4 13. Ne4 Bb7 14. Nxc5 Nxc5 15. Qc4 Qa5 16. Bd2 Nd5 17. e4 Nb6 18. Qxb4 Qxb4 19. Bxb4 { 1-0 (61) Pogonina,N (2466)-Vasilevich,T (2360) Sochi 2017} 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.28"] [Round "9"] [White "Patel, Advait"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2461"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,42,50,44,48,36,34,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,6,30,0,0,0,29,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O Bg6 7. Nbd2 Nf5 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} 8. Nb3 Nd7 9. Bd2 Be7 10. g4 Nh4 11. Nxh4 Bxh4 12. f4 { [#] LiveBook: 42 Games. Hoping for f5.} f5 13. Bd3 Be7 14. gxf5 Bxf5 15. Bxf5 exf5 16. Qh5+ g6 17. Qh6 {[#] Threatens to win with Qg7.} Bf8 {[#]} 18. Qh3 $146 Be7 19. Qh6 Bf8 20. Qh3 Be7 21. Qh6 {Black must now prevent Qg7.} Bf8 1/2-1/2 [Event "SPICE Cup Open 2018"] [Site "St. Louis"] [Date "2018.10.28"] [Round "9"] [White "Wang, Kevin"] [Black "Shimanov, Aleksandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2626"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2018.10.22"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,106,27,28,42,39,29,0,10,8,9,-1,6,-10,12,-24,24,-9,-7,-12,6,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,-87,-89,-83,-70,-106,-122,-113,-42,-114,-112,-149,-154,-268,-180, -298,-169,-251,-250,-240,-244,-250,-247,-248,-214,-263,-187,-271,-270,-317, -298,-310,-308,-388,-374,-360,-284,-913,-800,-779,-729,-675,0,-449,0,-668,-621, -1287,-1167,-1025,-831,-29978,-29978]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bg4 7. Qb3 Qd7 8. Nd2 e6 9. Ngf3 Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. O-O O-O 12. Rae1 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 Qc7 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} 14. Qc2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} g6 (14... Rac8 15. Qe2 a6 16. g3 b5 17. a3 Rfe8 18. Kg2 Rb8 19. h4 h6 20. Rh1 Nd7 21. Bb1 {0-1 (51) Kovalev,V (2636)-Riazantsev,A (2666) Sochi 2017}) 15. Qd2 Kg7 {White is slightly better.} 16. Ne5 (16. Rb1 {keeps more tension.} h6 17. Rfe1 Rae8 18. g3 Rc8 19. Kg2) 16... Nxe5 17. dxe5 Nd7 18. f4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18. Qf4 Kg8 19. Qg5 Qd8 20. Qh6 {1/2-1/2 (20) Nakamura,H (2452)-Doettling,F (2518) Boston 2001}) 18... Rae8 19. Kh1 a6 20. Bc2 b5 21. Rf3 h5 22. Rg3 Nc5 23. Qe2 Rh8 24. b4 Nd7 25. a4 h4 26. Rh3 bxa4 27. Bxa4 Ra8 28. Ra1 (28. Qf2 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 28... a5 $1 $17 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5b4][%mdl 32] And now ...axb4 would win.} 29. Bxd7 {[#] aiming for Ba4.} axb4 $1 30. Rc1 Qxd7 31. cxb4 Rhc8 $40 { [%mdl 128] Black attacks.} (31... Rac8 $17 32. Rb1 Rc4) 32. Rb1 ({White should play} 32. Rg1 $15) 32... Rc4 33. Qe1 Qe7 ({Don't take} 33... Rxf4 34. Rxh4 Rxh4 35. Qxh4 $15) 34. Rhb3 (34. Rxh4 $17 {is a better defense.} Rxb4 35. Rd1 (35. Rxb4 $2 {loses.} Qxb4 36. Qd1 Qb2 $19)) 34... Rxf4 35. b5 (35. h3 $142) 35... Qg5 (35... Ra2 $142 {Hoping for ...Qg5.} 36. Qe3 Qg5) 36. R3b2 (36. h3 $142) 36... Re4 $19 37. Qf2 Qxe5 38. b6 Rb8 39. b7 Rc4 40. h3 Qg3 41. Qb6 (41. Qd2 $142) 41... Qc7 42. Qe3 d4 43. Qd2 e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4,Be4e3][%mdl 32]} 44. Kg1 e4 {White must now prevent ...e3.} 45. Rb4 e3 46. Qd3 $2 (46. Rxc4 Qxc4 47. Qa5) 46... Rxb4 47. Rxb4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qc1+ 48. Kh2 Qc7+ 49. Kg1 $1 Qc1+ (49... Qc5 $142 50. Rc4 Qe5 51. Qxd4 Qxd4 52. Rxd4 Rxb7) 50. Kh2 { [#]} Qc5 $1 {[%cal Rc5b4]} 51. Qxd4+ Qxd4 52. Rxd4 Rxb7 53. Rxh4 Re7 { Precision: White = 26%, Black = 59%.} 0-1

Final standings (top 10)

Rk. Name Pts.
1 Jorge Cori 6.5
2 Illia Nyzhnyk 6.5
3 Lazaro Bruzon Batista 6.0
4 Benjamin Bok 6.0
5 Benjamim Gledura 6.0
6 Awonder Liang 6.0
7 Aleksandr Lenderman 5.5
8 Aleksandr Shimanov 5.5
9 Yuniesky Quesada Perez 5.5
10 Akshat Chandra 5.5
 

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