Dmitry Jakovenko Wins 19th Anatoly Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky

Dmitry Jakovenko Wins 19th Anatoly Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky

The 19th Anatoly Karpov International Chess Tournament finished in Poikovsky. Having made a draw in the game with his main rival Ian Nepomniachtchi, Dmitry Jakovenko took the first place with 6.5 out of 9. Ian Nepomniachtchi (both from Russia) and Boris Gelfand (Israel) are half a point behind. Santosh Vidit (India) is trailing by 1 point.

Dmitry Jakovenko Wins 19th Anatoly Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky

19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018 (Poikovsky RUS) Sat 26th May 2018 - Wed 6th Jun 2018 - Official Site

19th Karpov Poikovsky (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 100m:50+30smp(1)) - Games in PGN: Games |

9th Karpov Poikovsky Poikovsky RUS (RUS), 26 v-6 vi 2018 cat. XVIII (2688)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. Jakovenko, Dmitry g RUS 2735 * ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 1 1 2849
2. Nepomniachtchi, Ian g RUS 2751 ½ * 1 ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ 1 1 6 2806
3. Gelfand, Boris g ISR 2695 ½ 0 * ½ ½ ½ 1 1 1 1 6 2812
4. Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi g IND 2707 ½ ½ ½ * ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 1 2766
5. Fedoseev, Vladimir g RUS 2706 0 1 ½ ½ * 1 0 ½ ½ 1 5 2729
6. Kovalev, Vladislav g BLR 2650 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 * ½ 1 0 1 2692
7. Korobov, Anton g UKR 2678 ½ 0 0 0 1 ½ * ½ 1 ½ 4 2646
8. Artemiev, Vladislav g RUS 2704 0 ½ 0 ½ ½ 0 ½ * ½ 1 2606
9. Sutovsky, Emil g ISR 2647 0 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 ½ * 0 2526
10. Bologan, Victor g MDA 2610 0 0 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 * 2424
Round 1 (May 27, 2018)
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Artemiev, Vladislav 1-0 46 B42 Sicilian Paulsen
Gelfand, Boris - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 0-1 40 A33 English Symmetrical
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Bologan, Victor 1-0 30 E17 Queens Indian
Korobov, Anton - Fedoseev, Vladimir 1-0 38 A46 Queen's Pawn Opening
Sutovsky, Emil - Kovalev, Vladislav 1-0 80 C92 Ruy Lopez Chigorin
Round 2 (May 28, 2018)
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 16 B35 Sicilian Defence
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Sutovsky, Emil 1-0 41 C11 French Defence
Kovalev, Vladislav - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½ 41 B91 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.g3
Artemiev, Vladislav - Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½ 60 C22 Centre Gambit
Bologan, Victor - Korobov, Anton ½-½ 21 E25 Nimzo Indian Saemisch
Round 3 (May 29, 2018)
Gelfand, Boris - Artemiev, Vladislav 1-0 40 D15 Slav Defence
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 20 D02 Queen's Pawn Game
Fedoseev, Vladimir - Bologan, Victor 1-0 23 E12 Queens Indian Petrosian
Korobov, Anton - Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½ 42 E92 King's Indian Classical
Sutovsky, Emil - Jakovenko, Dmitry 0-1 52 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Round 4 (May 30, 2018)
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½ 24 C77 Ruy Lopez Anderssen
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Korobov, Anton 1-0 61 B94 Sicilian Najdorf with 6.Bg5
Gelfand, Boris - Sutovsky, Emil 1-0 38 D78 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Kovalev, Vladislav - Fedoseev, Vladimir 0-1 47 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Artemiev, Vladislav - Bologan, Victor 1-0 58 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Round 5 (May 31, 2018)
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 64 B31 Sicilian Rossolimo
Fedoseev, Vladimir - Nepomniachtchi, Ian 1-0 62 E60 King's Indian without Nc3
Korobov, Anton - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 69 D55 Queens Gambit Old Lasker Variation
Sutovsky, Emil - Artemiev, Vladislav ½-½ 27 B12 Caro Kann Advanced
Bologan, Victor - Kovalev, Vladislav 0-1 52 E70 King's Indian Fianchetto
Round 6 (June 2, 2018)
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Fedoseev, Vladimir 1-0 70 C02 French Advance
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Bologan, Victor 1-0 35 C65 Ruy Lopez Berlin
Gelfand, Boris - Korobov, Anton 1-0 98 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Artemiev, Vladislav - Kovalev, Vladislav 0-1 83 A00 Irregular Openings
Sutovsky, Emil - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½ 30 C81 Ruy Lopez Open Keres Variation
Round 7 (June 3, 2018)
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Artemiev, Vladislav ½-½ 64 D96 Gruenfeld Russian
Fedoseev, Vladimir - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 41 E10 Blumenfeld Counter Gambit
Kovalev, Vladislav - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 17 B51 Sicilian Rossolimo
Korobov, Anton - Sutovsky, Emil 1-0 39 A15 English counter King's Fianchetto
Bologan, Victor - Jakovenko, Dmitry 0-1 62 B47 Sicilian Paulsen
Round 8 (June 4, 2018)
Jakovenko, Dmitry - Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½ 26 E98 King's Indian Classical
Gelfand, Boris - Bologan, Victor 1-0 55 E08 Catalan
Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi - Korobov, Anton 1-0 57 B90 Sicilian Najdorf Variation
Artemiev, Vladislav - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 62 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Sutovsky, Emil - Fedoseev, Vladimir ½-½ 40 B17 Caro Kann
Round 9 (June 5, 2018)
Nepomniachtchi, Ian - Jakovenko, Dmitry ½-½ 27 A30 English Symmetrical
Fedoseev, Vladimir - Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi ½-½ 78 A48 King's Indian Defence /c2-c4
Kovalev, Vladislav - Gelfand, Boris ½-½ 19 B35 Sicilian Defence
Korobov, Anton - Artemiev, Vladislav ½-½ 53 D85 Gruenfeld Defence
Bologan, Victor - Sutovsky, Emil 1-0 34 C55 Two Knights Defence
[Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B42"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Bc5 6. Nb3 Ba7 7. O-O Ne7 8. Qe2 Nbc6 9. Be3 O-O {B42: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Bd3} (9... e5 10. c4 d6 11. Nc3 Nd4 12. Bxd4 exd4 13. Nd5 O-O 14. Rad1 Nxd5 15. exd5 Re8 16. Qd2 Qh4 17. Rde1 {1-0 (29) Akopian, V (2691)-Smirin,I (2663) Khanty-Mansiysk 2013}) 10. Bxa7 Rxa7 11. c4 d5 { White is slightly better.} 12. exd5 exd5 13. Nc3 $146 {Black should prevent cxd5.} ({Predecessor:} 13. Rd1 d4 14. Na3 b6 15. Nc2 f5 16. Rd2 Ng6 {0-1 (37) Savic,V-Radic,D Yugoslavia 1971}) 13... d4 14. Ne4 (14. Na4 $1 $14) 14... Ng6 15. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} f5 16. Ng3 b6 17. Rad1 Re7 18. Qf2 Be6 $1 19. Be2 {[%cal Rb3d4]} Rd7 20. Rfe1 {aiming for Bf3.} Nge7 ( 20... Qc7 $11) 21. Rd2 $16 d3 22. Bxd3 $1 Rxd3 23. Rxe6 Rxd2 24. Qxd2 Qxd2 25. Nxd2 Rd8 26. Nf3 {Nxf5! is the strong threat.} g6 27. Ne5 Rc8 28. Ne2 b5 29. Nc3 bxc4 30. Nxc4 Nd4 31. Rxe7 Rxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 32. Rb7 Ne6 33. g3 Rd4 34. Re7 Nc5 35. Kf1 Rd6 36. Ke2 Nd3 37. Rb7 h6 38. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4, Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} g5 39. fxg5 hxg5 40. a5 Nc1+ {[#]} (40... Ne5 $16 41. b4 Rh6) 41. Kf1 $1 $18 Rd2 42. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} f4 43. Ne4 Rxh2 $2 ( 43... Ra2 44. gxf4 gxf4) 44. b5 {White is clearly winning.} fxg3 45. Nxg3 ({Not } 45. bxa6 $2 g2+ 46. Kf2 {[#]} Ne2 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]}) 45... Rh6 46. Rb6 { Precision: White = 88%, Black = 36%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,59,21,13,14,18,27,13,44,34,37,39,48,48,41,10,35,37,58,57,77,43,58,32, 54,48,143,151,172,158,162,166,166,150,256,291,291,285,290,274,276,284,252,235] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 Na6 8. Nc3 Ne4 {E18: Damenindisch (Hauptfortsetzung)} (8... d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bf4 Re8 11. Rc1 c5 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. Nd4 a6 14. a3 Bf8 15. b4 Ne6 16. Nxe6 fxe6 17. Na4 Rc8 18. Rxc8 Qxc8 19. Qd4 b5 {0-1 (82) Nakamura,H (2787)-Carlsen,M (2853) chess.com INT 2016}) 9. Bf4 Nxc3 10. bxc3 {LiveBook: 16 Partien} Nb8 {[%cal Ba6b8,Bb8d7,Bd7f6][%mdl 32] Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 11. e4 d6 12. e5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12. h4 Nd7 13. h5 h6 14. Qe2 Nf6 15. Nd2 Nh7 16. Be3 { 0-1 (43) Loiseau,Q (2437)-Bailet,P (2509) Nancy 2016}) 12... dxe5 13. Nxe5 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Bd6 15. Qf3 Nd7 16. Rad1 Qe7 17. Nc6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Schwarz steht unter Druck.} Qf6 18. Re4 Kh8 19. Qe2 {Schwarz muss nun Le5 beachten.} Qg6 20. Bc1 Nf6 21. Rh4 Qf5 (21... Nd7 $14) 22. Rd3 $1 $16 {[%cal Bd1d3,Bd3f3,Bf3f6] [%mdl 32]} g5 23. Rf3 Qg6 24. Ne5 $1 {[%cal Re5g6]} Qg7 {[#]} ({Jedoch nicht} 24... Bxe5 $2 25. Qxe5 gxh4 26. Rxf6 $18) 25. Rxf6 $1 ({Nur nicht} 25. Rh3 $2 g4 $19) 25... gxh4 {[#]} (25... Qxf6 $16 26. Rh5 Bxe5 27. dxe5 Qg6) 26. Qf3 $1 $18 {Weiß hat entscheidenden Vorteil.} Bxe5 27. dxe5 hxg3 28. Bh6 Qg8 {Mit der Idee ...gxf2+.} 29. hxg3 Rad8 30. Qf4 {Precision: Weiß = 63%, Schwarz = 49%.} ( {Keinesfalls} 30. Bxf8 $6 Rxf8 31. Qb7 c5 $18) 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2751"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,80,14,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-10,5,-41,-54,-47,-41,-83,-78, -103,-96,-108,-94,-102,-98,-103,-96,-139,-135,-184,-164,-218,-205,-207,-216, -222,-200,-216,-206,-195,-205,-196,-150,-306,-305,-312,-301,-318,-310,-548, -502,-560,-551,-538,-510,-547,-516,-510,-495,-716,-703,-671,-325,-319,-309]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nf3 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} Bb4 8. Bg2 Qc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... O-O 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 Na5 11. Qa4 d6 12. Be3 Qc7 13. Nd4 a6 14. c5 d5 {0-1 (33) Gelfand,B (2695)-Mamedyarov,S (2809) Moscow 2018 }) 9. Qd3 {The position is equal.} Ng4 10. O-O {Hoping for a3.} Nge5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. Qc2 Qxc4 13. Bf4 Ng6 $1 $36 {[%cal Rg6f4][%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage.} 14. Bd2 d5 {[%cal Bd7d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 15. Rac1 {Strongly threatening Nxd5.} Be7 $1 16. Rfd1 O-O 17. Qb1 {[#] And now Nxd5 would win.} Qa6 $1 18. e4 d4 19. Bf1 Qb6 20. Na4 Qd8 21. f4 b6 22. Qd3 Bb7 23. Be1 Rc8 24. h4 (24. b3 $142) 24... Re8 25. h5 Nf8 26. Bf2 {[#]} e5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 27. fxe5 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Ne6 29. Bh3 Qa8 30. Re1 $2 (30. Bxe6 $17 {was the only defense.} fxe6 31. Qxd4) 30... Rd8 $19 31. b3 Qb8 32. Bxe6 fxe6 33. Bxd4 $2 {[#]} (33. Nb2) 33... Bc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. Nxc5 bxc5 35. Qc4 cxd4 36. Qxe6+ Kh8 37. h6 Qc7 38. Rf1 (38. Qf5 $142 Re8 39. Rd1) 38... Bxe4 39. Qg4 Bg6 (39... Qxe5 $142 40. Rf4 Bc6 41. hxg7+ Qxg7 42. Qxg7+ Kxg7) 40. Qxd4 gxh6 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 91%.} 0-1 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Korobov, Anton"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,76,0,15,8,12,0,15,4,11,2,45,33,57,42,47,41,167,153,213,104,142,142, 143,144,151,138,216,186,197,167,231,162,191,172,179,160,254,242,225,236,233, 215,221,187,252,191,173,197,228,225,213,207,255,260,283,250,345,267,273,266, 234,263,230,251,265,250,700,318,277]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 d6 5. h3 d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5... b6 6. Nbd2 Bb7 7. e3 Be7 8. Bd3 c5 9. c3 cxd4 10. cxd4 Nbd7 11. Rc1 O-O 12. O-O a6 {1/2-1/2 (48) Levin,E (2532) -Jakovenko,D (2710) Sochi 2017}) 6. Nbd2 {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} c5 7. e3 Nc6 8. c3 {The position is equal.} Bd6 9. Bd3 c4 10. Bc2 $1 g5 11. Bg3 Bxg3 12. fxg3 Qd6 ({Better is} 12... Nh5 $14) 13. O-O $1 $18 Ng8 (13... g4 $16) 14. e4 (14. Ne5 $18 {and White stays clearly on top.} Nxe5 15. Qh5) 14... Bd7 15. e5 Qc7 16. b3 cxb3 17. axb3 Nge7 (17... a6 $16 18. Ne1 Na7) 18. Bd3 a5 19. b4 Nd8 (19... Na7 $142) 20. c4 Ndc6 21. bxa5 $1 Rxa5 {[#]} 22. Rc1 $1 Qb6 (22... Ra2 $16 23. cxd5 exd5) 23. cxd5 exd5 ({ Don't go for} 23... Nxd4 $2 24. Nc4 $18) 24. Nb3 Ra2 25. Nc5 Bc8 ({Don't blunder} 25... Qb2 $2 26. Rc2 $18) 26. Kh2 Qa5 (26... Qb4 {might work better.} 27. Rb1 Rb2) 27. Bb1 {Black must now prevent e6.} Rb2 28. g4 Qa3 29. Nd3 Rb6 30. Bc2 Qa7 31. Nc5 Rb4 32. Qd2 b6 33. Ra1 Qc7 34. Na6 Bxa6 35. Rxa6 O-O 36. Kh1 Rc4 {Hoping for ...Nb4.} 37. Bd3 Qb7 $2 (37... Nxd4 38. Nxd4 (38. Bxc4 Qxc4 39. Qc1 Qxa6 $11) 38... Rxd4) 38. Ra2 (38. Nxg5 $142 Ng6 {[#]} 39. Nxf7 $1 { [%mdl 512]} Rxf7 40. Rxf7 Qxf7 41. Qxh6) 38... Ng6 {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.27"] [Round "1"] [White "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Black "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C92"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "159"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,159,0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,4,73,53,81,69,104,104,104,104,116,104,148, 158,150,117,388,348,452,449,452,452,677,452,452,452,452,452,452,452,452,435, 452,452,452,452,452,452,452,452,452,0,66,0,449,447,431,385,476,472,468,450,396, 295,451,439,468,457,431,345,345,345,345,345,345,345,340,340,339,287,29951, 29957,29952,29951,5072,1374,29969,408,29970,29971,29977,29978,29979,29980, 29979,29979,29982,29983,29983,29963,29964,0,29983,29984,29984,29985,29985, 29986,29986,29987,29987,29987,29987,29986,29987,29987,29987,29988,29989,29990, 29991,29992,29992,29993,29997,29996,29996,29997,29997,29998]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Bb7 10. d4 Re8 11. Ng5 Rf8 12. Nf3 Re8 13. a4 Bf8 14. Bg5 {C92: Closed Ruy Lopez: 9... Be6, Karpov and Flohr-Zaitsev Variations} h6 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16. Bd5 Rab8 { LiveBook: 6 Games} 17. Na3 {[%cal Bb1a3,Ba3c2,Bc2d4,Bd4c6][%mdl 32]} (17. Re3 { seems wilder.} exd4 18. cxd4 Nb4 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. Nc3) (17. axb5 axb5 18. Na3 Ne7 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. Nc2 c6 21. Ne3 h5 {1-0 (62) Shirov,A (2739)-Karpov,A (2670) Moscow 2007}) 17... exd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Ne7 18. Bxb7 Rxb7 19. axb5 axb5 20. Nc2 exd4 21. cxd4 Ng6 {1/2-1/2 (40) Rowson,J (2400) -Allahverdiyev,A (2290) Holon 1995}) 18. axb5 axb5 19. cxd4 Nb4 20. Bxb7 Rxb7 21. d5 Na6 (21... c6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 22. Nc2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Nc5 23. b4 Nd7 24. Ncd4 g6 25. Qc1 Ne5 26. Nxe5 $1 Qxe5 27. Nc6 Qf6 28. Ra5 Qh4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (28... Bg7 $16 {is a better defense.} 29. Re2 Qc3 30. Qxc3 Bxc3) 29. Qa3 $18 Rxe4 30. Rxe4 Qxe4 31. Ra8 $1 Qe1+ 32. Kh2 {White threatens Qb2 and mate.} Rb6 33. Qb2 {Rxf8+! would kill now.} Rxc6 34. dxc6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} Qe7 35. Qd4 d5 36. Qc5 {Intending Qxe7 and mate.} Qxc5 37. bxc5 {KR-KB} Kg7 38. Rc8 Bxc5 39. g3 Bd6 40. Rd8 $1 { [%cal Rd8d6] aiming for Rxd6!} Bc5 41. Rc8 $2 (41. Rxd5 Bxf2 42. Kg2 (42. Rxb5 Bd4 $16) 42... Be1 $16) ({Better is} 41. f4 $18) 41... Bd6 $14 42. Rd8 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (42. Rb8 $14) 42... Bc5 $1 $18 43. f4 ({Not} 43. Rxd5 Bxf2 44. Kg2 (44. Rxb5 Be1 $16) 44... Be1 $16) 43... Kf6 {Strongly threatening ...Ke6.} 44. Rxd5 Bb6 45. Rxb5 Ke6 46. Re5+ Kd6 47. Kg2 Bc5 (47... Bd4 {was called for.} 48. Re8 Bg7 49. Rd8+ Kxc6) 48. Re8 Kxc6 49. Rh8 Kd5 50. Rh7 Ke6 51. Rxh6 Bd4 52. h4 Bg7 53. Rh7 Bc3 54. g4 c5 55. h5 c4 $2 (55... gxh5 $18 56. Rxh5 Bd2) 56. hxg6 fxg6 57. Rc7 Kd5 58. Kf3 (58. g5 $142 Kd4 59. f5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxf5 60. Kf2) 58... Bb2 59. f5 (59. g5 $142 Ba1 60. Rd7+ Ke6 61. Ra7 Bb2 62. Ke4 c3 63. Ra6+ Ke7 64. Kd3) 59... gxf5 {[#]} (59... g5 $18 60. Rd7+ Ke5) 60. g5 $1 {[%cal Rg5g6]} Kd4 61. g6 Kd3 62. Rd7+ ({Inferior is} 62. Kf4 Bd4 $11) 62... Kc2 63. Ke2 f4 64. Rd2+ Kc1 65. Rd1+ Kc2 66. Rd2+ Kc1 {[#]} 67. Rxb2 $1 {[%mdl 512] KR-KPP. White mates.} f3+ {[#]} (67... Kxb2 68. g7) 68. Kf1 $1 Kxb2 {KPP-KP} 69. g7 c3 70. g8=Q c2 71. Qb8+ Ka1 72. Qa7+ Kb2 73. Qb6+ Kc3 74. Qa5+ Kb2 75. Qb4+ Ka1 76. Qa3+ Kb1 77. Qb3+ Kc1 78. Ke1 f2+ 79. Kxf2 Kd1 80. Ke3 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 51%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.28"] [Round "2"] [White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Black "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C11"] [WhiteElo "2751"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,81,4,0,8,4,20,-5,0,0,0,0,215,215,215,215,215,215,215,215,208,144,217, 208,238,235,240,243,302,287,275,269,522,520,520,511,510,501,452,446,477,450, 651,634,615,612,648,610,633,633,583,555,706,708]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Qd2 Qxb2 10. Rb1 Qa3 11. Bb5 Nxd4 {C11: French: Classical System: 4 e5 and 4 Bg5 dxe4} 12. Bxd4 a6 13. Bxd7+ (13. Rb3 Qe7 14. Ba4 Qd8 15. Bb6 Qh4+ 16. g3 Qg4 17. O-O Be7 18. f5 O-O 19. Rf4 {0-1 (68) Topalov,V (2749)-Grischuk,A (2761) Paris 2017}) 13... Bxd7 14. Rb3 Qe7 15. Rxb7 Rc8 16. f5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} exf5 17. O-O Qd8 18. Qf2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18. Qd3 Bc5 19. Bxc5 Rxc5 20. Nxd5 {1/2-1/2 (40) Conde Poderoso,A (2333)-Shuler,J (2149) ICCF email 2016}) 18... Rc4 19. Rfb1 Bc8 20. Ra7 Be7 $2 (20... Ba3 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 21. Bb6 $1 $18 Rxc3 22. Kh1 $1 ({Less strong is} 22. Bxd8 Bc5 $14) 22... Qd7 ({Reject} 22... Bh4 23. Qd2 $18) 23. Rxd7 Bxd7 {[#]} 24. Bd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4c3]} Rc4 25. Rb7 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Bc8 (25... h5 $16 {might work better.} 26. c3 Be6 27. Rb8+ Rc8 28. Rxc8+ Bxc8) 26. Ra7 h5 27. c3 Rh6 28. Ra8 Rhc6 29. h3 Bd8 {[#]} 30. Qf3 $1 Be6 $2 (30... Rh6 31. Qxd5 Rhc6) 31. Qxh5 {White threatens Qh8+ and mate.White is clearly winning.} Kd7 32. Qh8 {[%csl Ga8][%cal Rh8d8]} Rc8 33. Ra7+ R4c7 34. Rxa6 {aiming for Rd6+.} Be7 35. Qxg7 f4 (35... Rc6 $142) 36. Qh7 Rb7 37. Qc2 Ke8 38. Qf2 Bg5 39. Qf3 Kd7 40. Kh2 Rc4 41. Rd6+ { Precision: White = 88%, Black = 36%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.28"] [Round "2"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B35"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2695"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "31"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,31,28,17,32,4,27,18,27,25,25,20,56,25,23,4,14,12,16,12]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 Re8 { B35: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: main line} 9. f3 d5 (9... e6 10. f4 d6 11. Ndb5 Bf8 12. Qf3 a6 13. Nd4 Na5 14. O-O b5 15. f5 exf5 16. exf5 { 1/2-1/2 (39) Navara,D (2745)-Mamedov,R (2704) Shamkir 2018}) 10. exd5 Nb4 $146 {[%cal Rf6d5]} ({Predecessor:} 10... Na5 11. Qd2 Nxb3 12. Nxb3 b5 13. O-O-O Bb7 14. Nc5 b4 15. Nxb7 bxc3 16. Qxc3 {1-0 (26) Popovic,M (1871)-Vadila,O (1771) Liptovsky Mikulas 2017}) 11. Nde2 e6 {[%cal Rb4d5]} 12. Bd4 exd5 13. O-O Be6 14. Bf2 d4 15. Nxd4 Bxb3 16. Nxb3 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.28"] [Round "2"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C22"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "119"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,119,-10,-16,-10,-4,6,6,13,12,11,10,8,8,11,6,13,13,19,13,15,11,18,17, 24,24,24,15,29,18,25,23,16,12,20,26,15,18,27,28,25,8,25,25,33,18,41,0,32,0,16, 0,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,20,22,28,28,31,28,33,14,16,16,19,0,18,16,27,25,19,8,8,0, 0,0,15,20,23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qe3 Nf6 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Nc3 d5 7. Nxd5 Nxd5 8. exd5 Qxd5 9. Ne2 { LiveBook: 6 Partien. C22: Mittelgambit} O-O (9... Bf5 10. Nc3 Qd7 11. O-O-O O-O-O 12. Bb5 Kb8 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Na4 Qe6 15. Qb3+ Qxb3 16. axb3 h5 {1/2-1/2 (36) Yuksel,A (2237)-Pechac,J (2440) Batumi 2018}) 10. Nf4 Qc5 11. O-O-O Bf5 { [%csl Gf5][%cal Rc5c2] [#]} 12. Qxc5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12. Bd3 Bxd3 13. Nxd3 Qb6 14. Qxb6 axb6 15. Bf4 Rxa2 16. Bxc7 b5 {1/2-1/2 (31) Tokhirjonova,G (2299) -Abdusattorova,B (2175) Tashkent 2017}) 12... Bxc5 13. Bd3 Bxd3 14. Nxd3 Bb6 15. Rhe1 Rfe8 16. c3 Kf8 17. Bf4 (17. Kc2 {feels hotter.} a5 18. a4 f6 19. g4 Ne7 20. Bf4) 17... Rad8 18. Rxe8+ Kxe8 19. g4 Ne7 20. Kc2 c6 21. a4 f6 22. Re1 Kf7 23. a5 Bxa5 24. Nc5 Bb6 25. Nxb7 Rd7 26. Nd6+ Kg6 27. Bg3 h5 28. h3 Nd5 29. Nf5 Bc7 30. Nh4+ Kh6 31. Re4 g5 32. Nf3 c5 33. Ne1 Kg6 34. gxh5+ Kxh5 35. Bxc7 Rxc7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTS-KTS} 36. Ng2 c4 37. Rd4 Rc5 38. h4 Nb6 39. hxg5 fxg5 40. Ne3 Rc8 41. Kd2 Rb8 42. Ke2 Na4 43. Rxc4 Nxb2 44. Rc6 Rb6 45. Rc8 a5 46. c4 {[#] c5 ist eine echte Drohung.} Re6 47. c5 {zielt auf c6 ab.} Nc4 $1 48. Rh8+ Kg6 49. Kd3 Ne5+ 50. Kd4 {Droht Kd5 und aus.} Nc6+ 51. Kc3 Rf6 { Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 52. Ra8 Kf7 53. Ra6 Ke8 54. Nc4 {Schwarz muss nun Se5! beachten.} Rf3+ 55. Kd2 Rxf2+ 56. Ke3 Rf4 57. Nxa5 Nxa5 58. Rxa5 Kd7 59. c6+ Kxc6 60. Rxg5 {Precision: Weiß = 62%, Schwarz = 54%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.28"] [Round "2"] [White "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Black "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B91"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,81,11,0,20,4,9,10,2,0,10,24,35,41,54,43,45,39,42,58,61,66,48,68,51,8, 66,7,47,11,103,95,95,89,85,98,102,68,75,58,75,62,66,40,29,22,27,11,17,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7. Nf3 {B91: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 g3} Be7 8. Nh4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} g6 9. Bg2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Ng2 Bg4 10. f3 Be6 11. Ne3 Nbd7 12. Bg2 Rc8 {0-1 (12) Wang,Y (2699)-Wei,Y (2753) Huocheng County 2017}) 9... Be6 10. h3 Nbd7 11. Bh6 Qb6 12. Rb1 Bc4 13. Nf3 Rc8 14. Nd2 Be6 15. O-O Qc6 16. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} b5 17. f5 Bc4 18. Nxc4 Qxc4 19. Qf3 b4 20. Nd1 ( 20. Nd5 $14) 20... Rg8 21. b3 Qb5 {[#]} (21... Qc6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 22. c4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rc4b5]} bxc3 23. Nxc3 Qb6+ {[#]} 24. Kh2 $1 g5 {Black wants to play ...g4.} 25. Rfc1 Bf8 $1 {[%cal Rf8h6]} 26. Bxf8 Kxf8 27. Nd5 Qb7 28. Qe3 Nxd5 29. exd5 Nf6 30. Rc6 Nxd5 $1 {The position is equal.} 31. Bxd5 Rxc6 32. Rc1 Qb6 33. Qxb6 Rxb6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} 34. f6 { [%cal Rc1c8]} Rb8 35. Rc7 Rg6 36. Rxf7+ Ke8 37. Re7+ Kd8 38. Re6 {Strongly threatening f7.} Kd7 {White must now prevent ...Rf8.} 39. Re7+ Kd8 40. Rf7 Ke8 41. Re7+ {Precision: White = 58%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.28"] [Round "2"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Korobov, Anton"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E25"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2678"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,41,11,12,12,12,12,11,12,14,0,11,8,10,13,17,17,14,12,19,8,9,7,7,13]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 Qa5 9. e4 Nf6 {[%cal Bd5f6,Bf6d7,Bd7c5][%mdl 32]} 10. Be3 O-O {LiveBook: 198 Games. The position is equal. E25: Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch: 5...c5 6 f3 d5 7 cxd5} 11. Qd2 (11. Kf2 Nfd7 12. Rb1 Rd8 13. Rb5 Qxa3 14. Ne2 a6 15. Rb4 Qa5 16. Rd4 Nc6 17. Rd6 Nxc5 18. Rxd8+ Nxd8 {1/2-1/2 (26) Yu,Y (2753)-Ponomariov,R (2699) Danzhou 2017}) 11... Nfd7 12. c4 Nc6 13. Qxa5 Nxa5 14. Rd1 b6 15. cxb6 axb6 16. Kf2 Nc5 17. Rb1 Ba6 18. Rxb6 Rfc8 {[#]} 19. Rb4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19. Nh3 Bxc4 20. Nf4 h6 21. h4 Bxf1 22. Rxf1 Nc4 23. Bxc5 {1/2-1/2 (23) Scherer,R (2589)-Pasko,P (2507) ICCF email 2013}) 19... Bxc4 20. Bxc4 Nxc4 21. Bxc5 $1 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.29"] [Round "3"] [White "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2751"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "40"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,40,25,20,17,10,0,0,0,33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-41,3,3,6,9,9,10,10,9,5, 11,5,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Bf5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. e3 a6 (5... c6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O Ne4 9. g3 Nd6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Bd2 Be7 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. Kg2 g5 14. f3 Nb6 {0-1 (72) Giri,A (2798)-Aronian,L (2792) Zuerich 2016}) 6. c5 {D06: Queen's Gambit: Symmetrical and Baltic Defences} Nc6 7. Qa4 Nd7 8. Be2 g5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bd2 Nf6 11. Rfc1 Ne4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 {1-0 (45) Skomorokhin,R (2331)-Yordanov,L (1614) Golden Sands 2013}) 9. h3 { [%cal Bh2h3,Bh3h4][%mdl 32]} (9. e4 $5 Bxe4 10. Nxe4 (10. Bxg5 Be7 $11) 10... dxe4 11. Nxg5 $11) 9... Bg7 10. g4 Bg6 $1 11. h4 h5 12. gxh5 Bxh5 13. Nxg5 ({ Much weaker is} 13. hxg5 Bxf3 14. Rxh8+ Bxh8 $17) 13... Bxe2 14. Nxe2 (14. Kxe2 {looks sharper.} Rxh4 15. Rxh4 Qxg5 16. Rh1 O-O-O 17. Bd2) 14... e5 (14... Qe7 {keeps more tension.} 15. b4 e5 16. Bb2 exd4 17. O-O-O d3) 15. Qb3 $36 { [%mdl 2048] The position is equal. White is pushing.} exd4 16. exd4 Nxd4 17. Nxd4 Bxd4 18. Qxd5 {[%csl Gg5][%cal Rd5f7] [#]} Ne5 19. Qxd8+ Rxd8 20. Ke2 Bxc5 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.29"] [Round "3"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E12"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "45"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,45,42,73,23,83,11,53,47,37,29,71,58,79,75,90,43,212,207,172,205,215, 210,217,224,224,199,1506,1488]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Ba6 5. Qc2 c5 6. d5 exd5 7. cxd5 g6 8. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3b5,Bb5d6][%mdl 32]} Bg7 9. Bf4 {E12: Queen's Indian: Unusual White 4th moves, 4 a3, 4 Nc3 Bb7 5 a3 and 4 Nc3 Bb7} (9. e4 Bxf1 10. Kxf1 d6 11. Qa4+ Qd7 12. Qxd7+ Nbxd7 13. Bf4 Ke7 14. h3 a6 15. a4 Ne8 16. Nd2 Ne5 17. Ke2 f5 18. exf5 gxf5 19. Bxe5 Bxe5 {1/2-1/2 (46) Akobian,V (2640)-Onischuk,A (2681) Saint Louis 2018}) 9... d6 10. h4 h6 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. g3 $146 {White is better.} ({Predecessor:} 11. e3 Bxf1 12. Kxf1 O-O 13. h5 Nxh5 14. Rxh5 gxh5 15. Ne4 Nd7 16. Nxd6 Qf6 {1-0 (28) Esen, B (2570)-Lobanov,S (2394) St Petersburg 2015}) 11... Qe7 {[#]} (11... O-O $11) 12. Qa4+ (12. O-O-O $1 $16) 12... b5 13. Nxb5 O-O 14. Nxd6 Nxd5 15. O-O-O Nxf4 16. gxf4 {Hoping for Ne5!} (16. Qxf4 Nc6 $15) 16... Bb7 17. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5, Bh5g6,Bg6f7][%mdl 32]} Qf6 $2 (17... Nc6 $1 $14 18. hxg6 Nd4 19. Nxf7 (19. Nxd4 cxd4 20. Nxb7 Qxb7 $11) (19. gxf7+ Kh8 $14) 19... Qe4 20. Nxd4 cxd4) 18. Rd2 $18 Bc6 19. Qc4 Nd7 {Threatening ...Nb6.} 20. hxg6 Nb6 21. gxf7+ Kh8 22. Qc2 { aiming for Ne5.} ({Stronger than} 22. Qxc5 Bxf3 23. exf3 Rac8 $17) 22... Qxf4 $2 {[#]} (22... Bxf3 23. exf3 Rad8) 23. Nh4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 53%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.29"] [Round "3"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D15"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,79,27,16,37,27,33,15,43,14,5,0,0,-6,0,-2,2,-12,10,10,14,22,22,16,25, 16,33,30,37,26,33,33,66,58,63,63,116,118,124,120,123,122,122,116,117,53,123, 120,299,290,276,242,239,237,251,248,275,275,276,269,265,219,183,180,588,473, 708,702,693,686,2064,2029]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 a6 5. Qc2 g6 ( 5... dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. b3 b4 8. Na4 cxb3 9. axb3 e6 10. Bd3 Be7 11. O-O h6 12. Bf4 O-O 13. Qd2 {0-1 (34) Matlakov,M (2735)-Fedoseev,V (2718) St Petersburg 2017}) 6. Bg5 {LiveBook: 7 Games. D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} Be6 7. e4 dxe4 8. Nxe4 {White is slightly better.} Nbd7 9. Nxf6+ $146 (9. Ng3 {feels hotter.} Bg4 10. Be2 Qc7 11. O-O Bg7 12. Rac1) ({ Predecessor:} 9. Ned2 Bf5 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 Bg7 12. Qe2 h6 13. Bh4 { 1-0 (39) Stocek,J (2584)-Bernasek,J (2535) Havlickuv Brod 2008}) 9... exf6 10. Bd2 Bg7 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O Bf5 13. Qb3 Re8 14. Rfe1 Qb6 15. Qxb6 Nxb6 16. Ba5 Nd7 17. Nd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2b3,Bb3c5][%mdl 32]} b6 18. Bc3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} c5 19. Bf3 Rad8 20. Nb3 Be6 21. Bc6 {Threatens to win with dxc5.} Rf8 $1 22. Bxd7 Rxd7 (22... cxd4 $1 $14 23. Bxe6 dxc3) 23. dxc5 $16 Bxc4 24. cxb6 {Strongly threatening Na5.} Rb8 25. Nc5 Rd5 26. b4 Rxb6 27. Re8+ Bf8 {[#]} 28. Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4f6]} Bb5 $2 {[#]} (28... Rf5 $16) 29. Rc8 $1 $18 (29. Nxf6+ Rxf6 30. Rxf8+ Kxf8 $14) 29... Rf5 30. a4 Bd3 31. Nc5 Rd5 32. Rd1 Rbd6 33. Nxd3 Rxd3 34. Rxd3 Rxd3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 35. Kf1 Rd1+ 36. Ke2 Rb1 $2 (36... Rd6 37. b5 Kg7) 37. Ra8 {White is clearly winning.} Rb3 ( 37... h6 $142 38. Rxa6 (38. Bxf6 Rxb4 39. a5 Ra4 $18) 38... Be7) 38. Kd3 Ra3 39. Kc4 Rxa4 40. Kb3 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.29"] [Round "3"] [White "Korobov, Anton"] [Black "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E92"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,84,17,19,22,36,0,31,14,27,40,33,27,18,31,43,33,26,33,37,36,63,22,25, 4,12,9,86,77,79,88,113,114,212,214,201,175,181,95,97,92,84,87,111,27,31,33,26, 29,54,12,12,13,24,24,24,22,22,22,25,27,31,25,22]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 h6 9. Be3 Ng4 {E92: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2 e5: 7 dxe5, 7 Be3 and Petrosian System without 7... Nbd7} 10. Bd2 f5 11. h3 Nf6 12. exf5 gxf5 {LiveBook: 48 Games} 13. g3 (13. Qc1 f4 14. g3 e4 15. Nh4 e3 16. fxe3 fxg3 17. Ng6 {1/2-1/2 (69) Erdos,V (2628) -Amin,B (2680) Tbilisi 2017}) 13... Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6c5,Bc5e4][%mdl 32]} 14. Qc1 Kh7 $1 15. Nh4 Nc5 16. Be3 Nfe4 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Qc2 $146 Qf6 19. O-O Bd7 20. Kh2 b6 21. Rg1 a4 22. Raf1 Nc5 23. Rd1 Rab8 24. Bh5 b5 (24... Be8 $11 { keeps the balance.} 25. Bxe8 Rbxe8) 25. Bxc5 $16 dxc5 26. cxb5 e4 27. Qxc5 Rxb5 (27... Qd6 $16 28. Rc1 Rb7) 28. Qxc7 $18 Qd8 29. Bg6+ Kh8 {[#]} 30. Qxd8 (30. d6 $1 $18) 30... Rxd8 $16 31. b3 axb3 32. axb3 Rxb3 33. Nxf5 (33. Rb1 $16 Rd3 34. Nxf5) 33... Rf8 $11 34. g4 {[#] Hoping for Rb1.} Be5+ 35. Kg2 {And now Rb1 would win.} Rf6 36. Bh5 {Rge1 is the strong threat.} Bxf5 37. gxf5 { Threatening Bg6.} Rxf5 {Strongly threatening ...Rb2.} 38. Bg4 Rf6 39. Rge1 Rb2 40. Re2 Rxe2 41. Bxe2 Rg6+ 42. Kf1 Rf6 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.29"] [Round "3"] [White "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,104,3,5,5,8,8,8,8,4,3,9,9,9,2,8,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,12,-25,0,0,0,0,0,0, 21,3,52,0,0,0,52,78,90,79,90,0,0,-42,-35,-26,-35,-43,-37,-33,0,-60,-71,-79,-53, -534,-544,-534,-534,-499,-395,-395,-479,-346,-323,-315,-315,-307,-300,-413, -412,-358,-351,-493,-389,-710,-710,-518,-333,-1445,-1300,-908,-557,-29984, -1232,-29965,-29941,-29975,-29977,-29965,-29967,-29976,-29977,-29972,-29968]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O Nd4 {LiveBook: 298 Games} 6. Be3 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} (6. Nxd4 Bxd4 7. Nd2 a6 8. Ba4 b5 9. Bb3 d6 10. Nf3 Bb6 11. a4 Rb8 12. axb5 axb5 13. c3 O-O 14. Re1 c5 {1/2-1/2 (39) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789)-Nakamura,H (2769) Stavanger 2018}) 6... Nxf3+ 7. Qxf3 Bxe3 8. Qxe3 {The position is equal.} c6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... O-O 9. d4 exd4 10. Qxd4 d5 11. e5 Nd7 12. Bxd7 Qxd7 13. f4 f6 14. Re1 {1/2-1/2 (14) Janisch,M (2399)-Auzins,M (2400) ICCF email 2016}) 9. Bc4 O-O 10. Bb3 d6 11. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f3,Bf3d4,Bd4e2,Be2g3, Bg3f5][%mdl 32]} Re8 12. f4 Be6 13. Kh1 exf4 14. Qxf4 d5 15. e5 Nd7 16. Nf3 Nc5 17. Nd4 Qd7 (17... a5 {looks sharper.} 18. a3 Qb6 19. Rab1 Rf8 20. Ba2 Rae8) 18. Rae1 Nxb3 19. axb3 c5 20. Ne2 d4 21. Ng3 Bd5 {[#]} 22. Re2 ({White should try} 22. b4 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]}) 22... Re6 $11 {[#]} 23. b4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} cxb4 (23... b6 $11) 24. Nf5 $14 Rg6 25. Qxd4 Re8 26. Qxa7 (26. Qxb4 $16 h6 27. d4) 26... Rg5 $11 27. Ref2 (27. Nd4 {is more complex.} Rgxe5 28. Rxe5 Rxe5 29. Qb8+ Re8 30. Qf4) 27... Bxg2+ 28. Rxg2 Rxf5 29. Rxf5 Qxf5 30. Qxb7 $15 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} h5 {[%cal Bh7h5,Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} (30... b3 $5 {[%cal Rb3c2]} 31. cxb3 Qxe5 $11) 31. Qxb4 (31. d4 $11) 31... Rxe5 32. Qd2 h4 {[%mdl 1024] Hoping for ...h3. Black has strong compensation.} 33. Rf2 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} ({Better is} 33. Kg1 $15) 33... Qe6 $19 34. Qf4 h3 35. Kg1 Re1+ 36. Rf1 Qg6+ 37. Kf2 Re6 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg6g2]} 38. Rg1 Qh5 {( -> ...Qe2+)} 39. Rg4 Qc5+ 40. Kf1 Qc6 41. Kg1 {[#]} g6 $1 ({Less strong is} 41... Qxc2 42. Qb8+ Kh7 43. Rh4+ Rh6 44. Rxh6+ gxh6 45. Qg3 $15) 42. Qd2 (42. c4 $142 Qb7 43. Qf2) 42... Qb6+ 43. Kf1 $2 (43. d4 Qxb2 44. Rf4) 43... Qxb2 44. Re4 Rf6+ 45. Kg1 $2 (45. Ke2) 45... Qb6+ 46. d4 Qb5 {[%csl Gb5][%cal Rf6f1]} 47. Re2 Rf5 ( 47... Rf3 $142 48. c4 Qxc4 49. Rf2 Rd3 50. Qe2 Qc1+ 51. Rf1 Qg5+ 52. Kh1 Qd5+ 53. Kg1 Qxd4+ 54. Qf2 Qc4 55. Qf4 Qc5+ 56. Qf2 Qg5+ 57. Kh1 Qd5+ 58. Kg1 Rd2 59. Qf3 Qg5+ 60. Kh1 Qg2+ 61. Qxg2 hxg2+ 62. Kg1 gxf1=N 63. Kxf1 Rxh2 64. Kg1 Ra2 65. Kf1 g5 66. Ke1 g4 67. Kf1 f5 68. Ke1 g3 69. Kf1 f4 70. Kg1 f3 71. Kh1 Ra1#) 48. Qe1 Qd5 {Black mates.} (48... Rg5+ $2 49. Kf2 $19) 49. Re8+ Kg7 { [%csl Gh3][%cal Rd5g2]} 50. Qe4 Qb5 {[%csl Gb5][%cal Rf5f1]} 51. Qe2 Qb1+ 52. Qe1 Qxc2 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 74%.} 0-1 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.30"] [Round "4"] [White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Black "Korobov, Anton"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B94"] [WhiteElo "2751"] [BlackElo "2678"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "121"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,121,57,14,62,54,46,45,61,37,62,58,52,43,50,52,66,75,118,35,58,59,56, 70,64,64,56,57,80,81,81,106,157,124,123,117,97,87,126,81,83,79,132,120,128,128, 131,124,122,118,120,123,114,109,125,81,77,83,85,39,78,83,103,83,84,80,95,84, 127,127,127,127,127,127,127,127,127,127,127,127,127,52,127,127,191,188,277,277, 262,254,232,185,360,348,494,486,324,321,485,500,497,494,486,441,29992,29993, 29993,29994]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Bc4 h6 8. Bh4 g6 {B94: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 Nbd7} 9. Qe2 {LiveBook: 7 Games. White wants to play e5.} Bg7 (9... e5 10. Nb3 Be7 11. a4 Nb6 12. Bd3 Be6 13. a5 Nbd7 14. Bc4 Rc8 15. Bxe6 fxe6 16. O-O {1-0 (79) Nepomniachtchi,I (2751) -Fedoseev,V (2724) Moscow 2018}) 10. O-O-O O-O {White is slightly better.} 11. Bb3 Qc7 12. Kb1 Rb8 13. f4 e5 14. fxe5 dxe5 15. Nf3 b5 16. g4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Nd5 Nxd5 17. exd5 {1/2-1/2 (48) Mammadov,S (2314)-Eynullayev, A (2121) Baku 2018}) 16... Nb6 17. h3 (17. Bxf6 $1 $16 Bxf6 18. Rhg1) 17... Na4 18. Rd3 $1 {[%cal Bd1d3,Bd3c3,Bc3c4][%mdl 32]} Be6 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Nd5 Bxd5 $1 21. Bxd5 Nc5 22. Rc3 {aiming for Qe3.} b4 23. Rc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Qe3 is the strong threat. Keeping Black busy.} Bg7 (23... Qe7 $142) 24. Qe3 Rb5 25. Rf1 Qb6 26. Nd2 Na4 27. Qd3 Nc5 28. Qe2 a5 ({Black should play} 28... Ne6) 29. Nb3 $1 $16 Qd6 30. Qe3 Ne6 31. Rc6 Qd7 32. Qd3 Rbb8 33. Nc5 Nxc5 34. Rxc5 a4 35. Qc4 Kh8 36. Rc7 Qd8 37. Rcxf7 Rxf7 38. Rxf7 Qb6 39. Qf1 Qd4 40. Qd3 Qc5 41. Rf3 Rf8 {( -> ...Qg1+)} 42. a3 $1 Rxf3 43. Qxf3 {Strongly threatening axb4.} bxa3 44. bxa3 Qb6+ 45. Ka2 Qc5 46. Qd3 Bf8 47. Bc4 Kg7 {[#]} 48. Qd7+ (48. Bb5 $1 $16) 48... Be7 ({Black should try} 48... Kf6 $1 $14 49. Qxa4 Kg5) 49. Qxa4 Qd4 {[#]} (49... Kf6 $16 50. h4 Kg7) 50. Qa6 $1 $18 {[%cal Ra6e6] Black must now prevent Qe6.} Qxe4 (50... Qd6 $142 51. Qa8 h5) 51. Bb3 {And now Qe6 would win.} Qf4 52. Qe6 {Intending Qg8+ and mate.} Qf8 53. Qxe5+ Bf6 $2 (53... Qf6 { keeps fighting.} 54. Qd5 h5 55. gxh5 gxh5 56. Qxh5 Qd6) 54. Qd5 Bh4 (54... g5 { was worth a try.} 55. Qe6 Kh8) 55. a4 Qe7 56. a5 {[%cal Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} Bf2 (56... Qd8 $142 57. Qb5 Bf2 58. Qb7+ Kh8) 57. a6 g5 58. Bc4 Ba7 59. c3 Qc7 (59... Be3 $18 60. Kb1 Kf6) 60. Qg8+ Kf6 61. Qf8+ {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.30"] [Round "4"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C77"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,48,12,14,37,22,52,40,56,40,50,30,36,14,16,14,24,30,51,14,15,10,39,31, 42,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 Bc5 6. c3 b5 7. Bc2 d5 {C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} 8. O-O dxe4 9. dxe4 Qxd1 10. Rxd1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bb7 11. Nbd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. b4 Bd6 12. a4 O-O 13. Bg5 Nd7 14. Na3 h6 15. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (34) Felgaer,R (2575) -Trent,L (2470) Caleta 2015}) 11... O-O-O 12. Re1 Bb6 13. a4 Ne8 14. axb5 axb5 15. Nf1 f6 16. Be3 Nd6 17. N3d2 Na5 18. Bxb6 (18. Bd3 {seems wilder.} Ndc4 19. Nxc4 bxc4 20. Be2 Bc6 21. Bxb6 cxb6 22. Ne3) 18... cxb6 19. Ne3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Ndc4 20. Ndxc4 Nxc4 21. Nxc4 (21. Nd5 $5) 21... bxc4 {The position is equal.} 22. Red1 Kc7 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Kf1 b5 {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 36%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.30"] [Round "4"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "115"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,115,16,26,37,34,8,8,6,36,31,41,8,33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,13,0,0,0,6,0, 15,0,0,0,10,12,11,12,22,14,45,0,20,19,48,0,146,146,146,146,154,145,135,95,118, 58,58,8,4,0,52,63,77,67,73,69,70,70,75,72,74,37,37,37,37,37,40,38,50,53,208, 196,207,203,269,269,268,258,511,501,821,612,4947,4927,29984,29985,29984,29985, 29993,29994]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 Bb7 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. d4 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f6,Bf6e4][%mdl 32]} 10. Bf4 Ne4 11. Qb3 {E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} Ndf6 12. Red1 c5 (12... Re8 13. Rac1 c5 14. Ne5 c4 15. Qc2 Rc8 16. Bh3 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Rc7 {0-1 (67) Tomashevsky,E (2758)-Korobov,A (2700) Berlin 2015}) 13. dxc5 {The position is equal.} Bxc5 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. Be3 {[#]} Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Qf6 16. Bxc5 Nxc5 {0-1 (62) Epishin,V (2570)-Kortschnoj,V (2610) Hamburg 1997}) 16. Bd4 Ba6 17. e3 Be2 18. Re1 Bxf3 19. Bxf3 Bxd4 20. exd4 Qd6 21. Rac1 g6 22. Qa4 Re6 23. Bg2 a5 24. Re2 Rae8 25. Bh3 f5 26. Bg2 Nf6 27. Rxe6 Rxe6 28. Bf3 g5 29. h3 Kg7 30. Qc2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} g4 31. Bg2 Kg6 (31... f4 $11) 32. hxg4 $16 Nxg4 33. Bh3 Nh6 {[#]} 34. Qc8 $1 Rf6 35. Qe8+ Kg7 36. Qe5 (36. Re1 $16) 36... Nf7 $1 $14 {[%cal Rf7e5]} 37. Rc7 {Strongly threatening Qxd6.} Kg6 38. Qxd6 Nxd6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} (38... Rxd6 $11 39. Bxf5+ Kxf5 40. Rxf7+ Ke4) 39. Rd7 $14 Nc4 40. b3 Rd6 41. Re7 Nd2 42. Kg2 $1 Ne4 43. Re5 Rf6 44. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Nc3 45. a4 f4 46. Be6 fxg3 47. Kxg3 h5 48. f4 Ne4+ $2 ({Black should play} 48... Kh6 $14) 49. Kf3 $18 Nd2+ 50. Ke2 Nxb3 {[#]} 51. f5+ $1 Kg5 52. Rxd5 Nc1+ $2 (52... Rh6 53. Rd8 Nc1+ 54. Ke3 h4 55. Rg8+ Kf6 56. Rf8+ Kg5 57. Rg8+ Kf6 58. Rf8+ Kg5) 53. Ke3 Na2 ( 53... h4 $142 54. Rb5 Rh6) 54. Rd8 Nc3 55. Rg8+ Kh6 56. Kf4 {White mates.} Kh7 57. Rc8 Nxa4 58. Kg5 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.30"] [Round "4"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,75,15,18,12,8,9,17,4,26,25,19,20,37,25,77,72,63,54,66,58,52,0,102, 116,102,102,143,143,149,153,164,137,155,139,121,133,124,91,209,58,58,53,55,60, 64,53,69,69,237,239,259,227,422,422,400,413,436,427,637,637]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. Qb3 dxc4 8. Qxc4 Bf5 9. Nc3 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 122 Games} 10. h3 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} (10. Re1 Nb6 11. Qb3 Be6 12. Qd1 Nfd5 13. Ne4 Qc8 14. Neg5 Rd8 15. e4 Nc7 16. Bf4 Nb5 17. d5 cxd5 18. Rc1 {1/2-1/2 (79) Yu,Y (2751)-Grischuk,A (2772) Huaian 2017}) 10... Ne4 11. Qb3 Qb6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Nb6 12. a4 a5 13. Rd1 Ra6 14. Ne1 Be6 15. Qc2 Nxc3 16. bxc3 Qc8 17. Kh2 c5 {1-0 (54) Avrukh,B (2605)-Gupta,A (2637) Istanbul 2012}) 12. Rd1 {The position is equal.} Qxb3 13. axb3 Nb6 14. Ne1 {[%cal Bf3e1,Be1d3,Bd3c5][%mdl 32]} Nxc3 15. bxc3 Be6 (15... e5 $11 { remains equal.}) 16. Rb1 $16 a5 17. Nd3 a4 18. Nc5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Bc8 19. Bd2 (19. e4 $14) 19... axb3 (19... a3 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 20. Rxb3 Nc4 21. Nxb7 Ra2 22. Bc1 Bxb7 23. Rxb7 Rxe2 24. Bxc6 Rc2 25. Rxe7 Rxc3 26. Bd5 {Hoping for Rc7.} Nb6 27. Ba2 Ra8 (27... Rc2 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 28. Re2 $2 ({Much less strong is} 28. Bxf7+ Kf8) (28. Rde1 $18 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 Rxa2 30. Re8+ Bf8 31. Rc6) 28... Bxd4 $14 29. Kg2 Bf6 30. Bh6 {Black must now prevent Rd6.} Bg7 31. Be3 Rc6 32. Red2 Bc3 $2 {[#]} ({Black should play} 32... Be5 $14) 33. Rc2 $1 $18 Rac8 34. Rdc1 {And now Bxb6 would win.} Nd7 $2 {[#]} (34... Nc4) 35. Bd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxd4 36. Rxc6 Rxc6 37. Rxc6 Ne5 (37... Nc5 $142 38. Rc8+ Kg7) 38. Rd6 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.30"] [Round "4"] [White "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "94"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,94,34,5,39,29,47,18,23,14,39,0,47,38,70,-3,46,-41,-46,-44,-37,-36, -44,-39,-43,-49,-10,-10,-20,-58,-57,-60,-6,-25,-25,-44,-28,-52,-35,-39,-52,-54, -79,-110,-110,-76,-78,-139,-135,-134,-126,-129,-126,-206,-188,-208,-190,-191, -203,-205,-189,-354,-348,-295,-343,-344,-321,-298,-292,-675,-625,-632,-592, -775,-775,-775,-775,-775,-775,-1128,-912,-1205,-767,-1426,-1322]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Qxd7 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} (6... Bxd7 7. c4 e5 8. Qd3 b5 9. Nc3 bxc4 10. Qxc4 Be6 11. Qc6+ Bd7 12. Qc4 Be6 13. Qc6+ Bd7 {1/2-1/2 (13) Jones,G (2651) -Wojtaszek,R (2738) Batumi 2018}) 7. c4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qc6 8. Nc3 Bg4 { White has an edge.} 9. Be3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. b3 Bxf3 10. gxf3 Nf6 11. Be3 g6 12. Rc1 Bg7 13. Nd5 Nh5 {1/2-1/2 (35) Licznerski,L (2001)-Lis,M (2071) Karpacz 2010}) 9... Bxf3 10. gxf3 Nf6 11. O-O-O Nd7 12. f4 Rc8 13. Qd5 (13. Kb1 $14) 13... Qc7 14. f5 ({White should play} 14. Qd2 $14) 14... Nf6 $15 15. Qd4 Qxc4 16. Kb1 e5 17. Qxc4 Rxc4 18. f3 h6 19. Rhg1 Rg8 20. Rg2 g5 $1 21. Rdg1 { [#]} Rh8 (21... d5 $1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} 22. Nxd5 Nxd5 23. exd5 Bc5) 22. Kc2 Be7 23. Kd3 Rc6 24. h4 gxh4 25. Bf2 b5 26. Bxh4 Nh5 $1 $36 {[%cal Rh5f4][%mdl 2048] Black is on the roll.} 27. Rg8+ Rxg8 28. Rxg8+ Kd7 29. Bg3 ({White should try} 29. Bf2) 29... Bg5 $17 30. Bh2 Rc8 31. Rxc8 Kxc8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 32. a4 (32. b3 $17) 32... bxa4 $19 33. Nxa4 Nf6 34. Nc3 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4] [%mdl 32]} 35. Ke2 Kd7 36. f4 $2 (36. Bg3 {was necessary.}) 36... Bxf4 ({Not} 36... exf4 37. Kf3 $17) 37. Bxf4 exf4 {KN-KN} 38. Kf3 h4 39. Kxf4 Kc6 40. b4 $2 (40. Nd1) 40... d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5d4,Bd4d3][%mdl 32] Black is clearly winning. } 41. e5 d4 42. Nb1 h3 {Threatens to win with ...h2.} 43. Kg3 {[#]} Ng4 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 44. Kxh3 (44. Kxg4 h2) 44... Nxe5 45. Kg3 Kd5 46. Nd2 d3 47. Kf4 Nc4 {Precision: White = 24%, Black = 68%.} 0-1 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.31"] [Round "5"] [White "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2695"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "127"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,126,30,17,0,22,27,28,31,102,80,110,87,97,76,86,84,95,69,79,95,126, 133,133,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,114,116,116, 116,91,116,108,109,70,78,46,46,46,46,46,135,0,163,107,107,107,125,110,209,209, 352,0,0,0,0,0,215,215,215,215,207,190,215,0,0,0,215,215,244,0,516,516,497,483, 428,410,475,387,387,369,414,399,775,0,391,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,29995,0,0,0,1917]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Nh6 7. c3 O-O 8. d4 cxd4 9. cxd4 d5 10. e5 {B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} f6 {LiveBook: 111 Games} 11. Qc2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nbd2 fxe5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qb6 14. Nf3 Nf5 15. Qc2 c5 16. b3 Bb7 17. Ba3 Rac8 {1-0 (77) Karthikeyan,M (2585) -Mamedov,R (2709) Moscow 2018}) 11... Bg4 {...Bxf3 is the strong threat.} 12. Nbd2 {The position is equal.} Qb6 13. h3 fxe5 (13... Bxf3 $14 14. exf6 Bd1 15. Rxd1 exf6) 14. hxg4 $16 Nxg4 15. Nc4 dxc4 16. Qxc4+ Kh8 {[%cal Re5d4]} 17. Qe6 $1 {[%cal Re6g4]} Rf5 18. Re4 Nf6 19. Rxe5 Rxf3 20. gxf3 Qxd4 21. Be3 (21. Qxc6 Rf8 $14) 21... Qxb2 22. Rc1 Rf8 23. Rxc6 Ng4 24. Re4 $1 Nxe3 25. Rxe3 Bf6 26. Rc8 Rxc8 27. Qxc8+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} Kg7 28. Qe6 Qc1+ 29. Kg2 Qc5 30. Re4 a5 31. f4 {[%cal Bf3f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Qc2 32. f5 g5 $1 33. a4 Qd1 34. Rc4 h5 35. Qe4 g4 ({Black should play} 35... h4 $14) 36. Rc7 (36. Rc5 $16) 36... Qd6 $2 (36... h4 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 37. Rxe7+ Bxe7 38. Qxe7+ Kg8) 37. Ra7 (37. Rc8 $18) 37... Qc5 38. Rd7 Qa3 39. Rd3 Qc5 (39... Qc1 $16) 40. Rd8 $1 $18 {And now Qe6 would win.} Qc3 (40... Qb6 {keeps fighting.} 41. Ra8 Bh4 42. Qe5+ Bf6) 41. Qe6 $2 ({Only move:} 41. Qd5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rd5g8]} Kh6 42. Rg8) 41... Kh6 $11 42. Rg8 Qf3+ 43. Kg1 Qd1+ $2 (43... h4 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 44. Kh2 $18 {Threatening mate with Rg6+.} h4 45. Rg6+ $1 Kh5 {[#]} 46. Rg7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh6 (46... Bxg7 47. Qg6#) 47. Rg6+ $2 ({White must play} 47. Rxe7 $18 Qd4 48. Qe3+ Qxe3 49. Rxe3) 47... Kh5 $11 {[#]} 48. Rg7 $3 {[%mdl 512]} Kh6 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh6g7]} (48... Bxg7 49. Qg6#) 49. Rxe7 Kg5 50. Re8 $2 (50. Qe3+ $18 Kxf5 51. Qe6+ Kg6 52. Rd7) 50... Qc2 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (50... Qd4 $11 51. Rg8+ Kf4) 51. Qe3+ $1 (51. Rg8+ Kf4 $11) 51... Kh5 52. Qf4 $1 Qb3 53. Re3 Qd1 {Black wants to play ...Qd2.} 54. Re6 Qf1 { [#] intending ...Bg5.} 55. Re4 $1 ({Worse is} 55. Rxf6 g3+ 56. fxg3 hxg3+ 57. Kxg3 Qg1+ 58. Kf3 Qf2+ 59. Ke4 Qd4+ 60. Kf3 Qf2+ 61. Kxf2 $11 (61. Ke4 Qd4+ 62. Kxd4 $11)) 55... Qd1 56. Qc7 {Intending Qh7+ and mate.} Kg5 $2 (56... Kh6 57. Qb6 Kg7) 57. Qf4+ Kh5 {[#]} 58. Re6 $2 (58. Kg2 $1 $18) 58... Qf1 $1 $11 59. Qe3 Bg5 60. Qd4 {Qh8+ would kill now.} g3+ 61. fxg3 hxg3+ 62. Kxg3 {[%csl Gg3] [%cal Rd4g4]} Bf4+ $1 63. Qxf4 {[%csl Ge6][%cal Rf4h6]} Qg2+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 63... Qg1+ 64. Kf3 Qf1+ 65. Ke4 Qc4+ 66. Ke3 Qc1+ 67. Kf3 Qf1+ 68. Kg3 Qg1+ 69. Kh3 (69. Kf3 Qf1+ $11) 69... Qh1+ 70. Qh2 (70. Kg3 Qg1+ $11) 70... Qf3+ 71. Qg3 Qxf5+ 72. Kg2 Qxe6) 64. Kxg2 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 52%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.31"] [Round "5"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D70"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2751"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "123"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,123,26,13,28,10,50,13,20,15,9,2,13,14,25,31,29,0,0,-5,16,14,54,35,74, 76,52,53,80,42,50,24,55,33,48,22,35,39,26,33,26,26,50,38,50,42,56,41,27,31,43, 49,64,8,36,0,24,-27,0,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-80,0,0,0,0,14,12,8,10,9,7,0,0,8,8, 14,13,45,55,28,0,17,17,339,333,320,322,568,517,779,685,853,810,1349,1330,5401, 5377,29990,29985,29991,29992]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 c5 (5... d6 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. d5 Nb4 8. a3 Na6 9. Nd4 e5 10. dxe6 fxe6 11. O-O e5 12. Nb3 c6 13. e4 Nc7 14. f4 Ne6 {1/2-1/2 (59) Caruana,F (2784)-Carlsen,M (2843) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 6. d5 {E60: King's Indian: Unusual lines and Fianchetto Variation without Nc3} e6 7. Nc3 exd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. O-O { LiveBook: 113 Games} Qe7 10. Nd2 b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Ne8 11. e4 Nd7 12. Re1 Nc7 13. a4 Na6 14. e5 Bxe5 {1-0 (31) Dziedzic,A (2064)-Deneuville,C (2239) ICCF email 2013}) 11. Nc4 Ba6 12. a4 Ne8 13. Qb3 Nc7 14. Nb5 Bxb5 $1 15. axb5 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f6,Bf6e4][%mdl 32]} 16. Bd2 Nf6 17. Rfd1 Qd7 18. Na3 { [%cal Bc4a3,Ba3b1,Bb1c3,Bc3a4][%mdl 32]} Rfe8 19. Be1 Qf5 20. Nb1 Qd7 21. Nc3 Ne4 22. Na4 f5 23. Bc4 Qf7 24. f3 Nf6 25. Bf2 Bh6 26. Re1 Re7 27. Bg3 Rd8 28. Qd3 Nce8 {[%cal Bc7e8,Be8f6,Bf6d7,Bd7e5,Be5g4,Bg4e3][%mdl 32]} (28... Nfxd5 $2 29. e4 $18) 29. Nc3 Nh5 30. Bf2 Nef6 31. b4 Nd7 32. Rxa7 Ne5 33. Rxe7 Qxe7 34. Qe2 ({White should try} 34. Qf1 $14) 34... Rc8 $11 35. Na2 Qa7 36. f4 ({ White should play} 36. Rb1) 36... Ng4 37. Bh4 Bg7 38. h3 Nxe3 $1 39. Bf2 $1 ( 39. Qxe3 $2 Bd4 $19) 39... Re8 40. Qf3 ({Reject} 40. Bxe3 Rxe3 41. Qf2 (41. Qxe3 $2 {is the wrong capture.} Bd4 $19) 41... Re4 $17) 40... Re4 41. Rxe3 Rxc4 42. Ra3 (42. Qe2 $11 {remains equal.} Re4 43. Rxe4 fxe4 44. Qxe4) 42... Qb8 ( 42... Qb7 $1 $17 43. bxc5 dxc5) 43. bxc5 Rxf4 44. Qb3 $1 {aiming for c6.} Rxf2 45. Kxf2 {Black must now prevent c6.} Bd4+ 46. Ke1 {Strongly threatening c6.} Bxc5 47. Ra4 Qe8+ 48. Kd1 Qe5 49. Qf3 Ng3 50. Nc3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] [#] White has some pressure.} Nf1 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 51. Kc2 (51. Qxf1 Qxc3) 51... Ne3+ 52. Kd3 h5 53. g3 Qe7 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (53... Qg7 $1 $11) 54. Ra8+ $1 $18 Kg7 { [#]} 55. Rc8 $1 f4 $2 (55... h4 {is a better defense.} 56. gxh4 (56. Rxc5 dxc5 57. Qxe3 c4+ 58. Kd2 Qxe3+ 59. Kxe3 hxg3 $18) 56... f4 57. Qxf4 Ng2) 56. Qxf4 Nf5 (56... g5 $142 57. Qe4 Qxe4+ 58. Nxe4 Nxd5 59. Nxc5 dxc5) 57. g4 hxg4 58. hxg4 Nh6 59. Ne4 Nf7 60. g5 Qa7 61. Qf6+ Kh7 62. Rf8 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.31"] [Round "5"] [White "Korobov, Anton"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D56"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "138"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,138,6,14,18,18,8,9,11,21,0,0,0,0,0,3,7,6,0,2,0,1,0,0,0,14,12,12,14, 39,17,109,125,294,311,235,23,20,30,31,6,11,8,87,75,85,0,0,2,2,2,70,70,70,70,70, 70,70,70,70,70,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,0,83,83,83,83,83,77,90,0,90,0, 97,70,97,77,70,69,77,69,69,8,8,8,8,8,14,14,14,14,14,14,37,37,37,37,37,14,37,14, 14,14,21,21,37,0,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Rc1 c5 {D63: Damengambit (Hauptvariante mit 7.Tc1)} 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Be2 b6 12. O-O Bb7 {LiveBook: 12 Partien} 13. Qa4 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nc5 15. Qa3 Nc6 16. Rfd1 {zielt auf Sxc6 ab.} Nxd4 17. Rxd4 Qg5 { [%csl Gb7][%cal Rg5g2]} 18. Bf1 Rfd8 19. Rxd8+ $146 ({Vorgänger:} 19. Rcd1 Rxd4 20. Rxd4 e5 21. Rd2 Ne6 22. Rd7 Nc5 23. Rd2 {1/2-1/2 (23) Haag,W (2184) -Pfreundt,J (2327) Erfurt 2016}) 19... Qxd8 20. b4 Ne4 21. Nxe4 Bxe4 22. b5 Bd5 23. Qc3 Qg5 24. a4 Rb8 25. Qc7 Rb7 26. Qd6 (26. Qc8+ {keeps more tension.} Kh7 27. h4 Qe5 28. Qf8 g6 29. Rc8) 26... Be4 (26... Kh7 $11) 27. Rc4 $1 $16 { [%cal Rc4e4]} ({Doch nicht} 27. Rc8+ $6 Kh7 $11) 27... Qd5 $2 (27... Bf5 $16 { war einen Versuch wert.}) 28. Qc6 $18 (28. Rc8+ Kh7 $11) 28... f5 {[#]} 29. Qc8+ $2 ({Keinesfalls} 29. Qe8+ $6 Kh7 $14) ({Günstiger ist} 29. f3 $1 $18 { [%cal Rf3e4]} Bb1 30. Rb4 (30. Qe8+ Kh7 $14)) 29... Kh7 $11 30. Rd4 Qe5 31. Rd8 Re7 32. h4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss steht aktiver.} g5 (32... Qc7 $11 {bleibt in der Remisbreite.}) 33. hxg5 $16 hxg5 {[#]} 34. Re8 (34. Rg8 $1 $16 {[%cal Rg8g5]} Qf6 35. Rf8) 34... Qg7 $11 35. Rxe7 Qxe7 36. Bc4 Bb7 ({Besser ist} 36... Qd6 $11) 37. Qxe6 $14 Qxe6 38. Bxe6 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KL-KL} Kg6 39. f4 Kf6 40. Bb3 $1 gxf4 41. exf4 Be4 42. Kf2 Ke7 43. g3 Bb7 44. Ke3 Bc8 45. Kd4 Kd6 46. Bd5 Bd7 47. Bb3 Bc8 $1 48. Bd1 Be6 49. Bc2 Bd7 50. Ke3 Ke7 51. Bb3 Bc8 52. Kf2 Bb7 53. Kg1 Kf6 54. Bd1 Bd5 55. Kh2 Be6 56. Kh3 Bd5 57. g4 (57. Bc2 $1 $14) 57... fxg4+ $1 $11 58. Kxg4 Bf7 59. Bc2 Bd5 60. Kg3 Be6 61. Kf2 Bd5 62. Ke3 Be6 63. Kd4 Bf7 64. Kc3 Bh5 65. Kc4 {Droht Kd5 und aus.} Bf3 66. Kd4 Ke6 67. Ke3 Bd5 68. Kd3 Kf6 69. Kd4 Bf7 {Precision: Weiß = 59%, Schwarz = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.31"] [Round "5"] [White "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,54,37,28,-62,-5,0,-19,-63,-49,-61,-60,-54,-58,-59,-44,-48,-41,-39, -47,-55,-41,-53,-4,-37,-31,-35,-19,-15,-16,-16,-16,-12,-13,-33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5 5. c4 e6 6. Nc3 Ne7 7. Nge2 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Bg4 8. Bg5 Qb6 {LiveBook: 12 Games} 9. c5 $146 ( 9. cxd5 $11 Nxd5 10. Qd2) ({Predecessor:} 9. Qd2 Nd7 10. Ng3 f6 11. exf6 gxf6 12. Be3 Nf5 13. Nxf5 Bxf5 14. cxd5 cxd5 {1-0 (23) Alekseev,E (2673)-Shimanov,A (2583) Taganrog 2011}) 9... Qc7 (9... Qxb2 $15 10. Qb1 Qxb1+ 11. Rxb1 Bxe2 12. Bxe2 (12. Nxe2 b6 $17) 12... b6) 10. f3 $11 Bf5 11. Ng3 f6 $1 {[%cal Rf6g5]} 12. Bf4 $1 Nd7 {[%cal Rf6e5]} 13. exf6 $1 Qxf4 14. Nce2 $1 {[%cal Re2f4]} Qh6 15. fxe7 Bxe7 16. Nxf5 exf5 17. g3 b6 18. cxb6 Nxb6 {[%cal Bd7b6,Bb6c4,Bc4e3] [%mdl 32]} 19. Qc1 Bb4+ 20. Kd1 $1 Nc4 21. Qxh6 Rxh6 22. Nf4 Ne3+ 23. Ke2 Nc2 24. Rd1 Ba5 25. Kd3 {The position is equal.} Ne1+ 26. Ke3 {[#] Strongly threatening Rc1.} Nc2+ 27. Kd3 Ne1+ {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.05.31"] [Round "5"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E70"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,104,41,41,42,39,47,27,40,32,43,35,39,0,0,-7,-6,-11,-11,-13,-13,-20, -14,-10,19,3,43,56,59,65,108,74,124,106,139,87,121,41,103,0,53,52,52,-80,-71, -179,-12,-16,37,38,27,-8,0,0,0,-14,-13,-52,-65,-129,-132,-105,-108,-133,-112, -129,-21,-19,-19,-18,-18,-18,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,-8,0,-76,-77,-77,-77,-77,-75,-77, -74,-214,-164,-536,-409,-1879,-1860]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nge2 O-O 6. Ng3 e5 7. d5 h5 8. Be2 {LiveBook: 9 Games. E70: King's Indian: Miscellaneous lines with 4 e4, including 5 Nge2 and 5 Bd3 0-0 6 Nge2} h4 (8... Na6 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. O-O Nh7 11. Be3 h4 12. Nh1 h3 13. g3 f5 14. exf5 gxf5 15. f4 Nf6 {1/2-1/2 (79) Tregubov,P (2646)-Djuric,S (2463) Bastia/Ajaccio 2008}) 9. Nf1 Nh7 10. h3 {White is slightly better.} f5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Nd7 11. Nh2 f5 12. Be3 Ndf6 13. Bd3 fxe4 14. Nxe4 Nh5 {1/2-1/2 (14) Narciso Dublan, M (2507)-Moreno Carnero,J (2515) Barcelona 2000}) 11. Nh2 a5 12. O-O Na6 13. exf5 gxf5 14. f4 e4 15. Be3 Bd7 16. Kh1 Kh8 17. Rg1 Rg8 18. Nf1 Qe7 19. Kh2 c5 20. dxc6 bxc6 21. Qd2 Nc7 22. Rd1 d5 23. g4 $1 {[%cal Rc4d5]} (23. cxd5 $6 Nxd5 24. Nxd5 cxd5 $11) 23... Rad8 24. cxd5 (24. Bb6 $142 fxg4 25. Bxc7 g3+ 26. Nxg3 hxg3+ 27. Rxg3) 24... cxd5 25. Bd4 (25. Nxd5 $2 Nxd5 26. Qxa5 Nxe3 $19) (25. Bb6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rb6c7]} Bc8 26. gxf5 (26. Bxa5 d4 $11)) 25... Qd6 ({Better is } 25... Bxd4 $14 26. Qxd4+ Qf6) 26. Kh1 ({White should play} 26. Ne3 $16) 26... Ne6 (26... fxg4 $1 $11 27. hxg4 Ne6 28. Bxg7+ Rxg7) 27. Bxg7+ $14 Rxg7 28. Qxd5 (28. Nxd5 $14 {keeps the upper hand.} Bc6 29. gxf5 Bxd5 30. fxe6 Qxe6 31. Qc3) 28... Qxf4 $17 29. Nh2 (29. Rg2 $17) 29... e3 $2 (29... Nhg5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rg5h3]} 30. Rgf1 Qg3 31. Rxf5 Nf4 32. Rxf4 Qxf4) 30. gxf5 $11 Nf6 (30... Rxg1+ $11 31. Rxg1 Nd4) 31. Qf3 $14 Rxg1+ 32. Rxg1 (32. Kxg1 $5 {[%cal Rf5e6]} Ng5 33. Qxf4 Nxh3+ 34. Kf1 Nxf4 35. Rd4 Nxe2 36. Rxh4+ (36. Kxe2 Kg7 $14) 36... Kg7 37. Kxe2 $14) 32... Qxf3+ 33. Nxf3 Nf4 34. Ne5 {Nf7+ is the strong threat.} Kh7 35. Bg4 Bc8 36. Re1 (36. Bf3 $1 $15) 36... Nxg4 37. Nxg4 ({Don't go for} 37. hxg4 $2 Bb7+ 38. Kg1 Rd2 $19) 37... Bb7+ 38. Kg1 Nxh3+ 39. Kf1 {[#]} Ba6+ ( 39... Rd4 $1 $17 {[%cal Rd4g4]} 40. Nf6+ (40. Nxe3 Rf4+ 41. Ke2 Rf2+ 42. Kd3 Nf4+ 43. Kd4 Rd2+ 44. Kc4 Rxb2 $17) 40... Kg7 41. Nh5+ Kh6 42. Rxe3 Kxh5 43. Rxh3 Kg5) 40. Kg2 $11 Ng5 {aiming for ...Rd2+.} 41. Rxe3 Rd2+ 42. Kg1 Rxb2 43. Nd5 Rb1+ 44. Kh2 Rb2+ 45. Kg1 Bb7 46. Ngf6+ {[#]} (46. Re7+ $11 {remains equal. } Kg8 47. Ngf6+ Kh8 48. Re8+ Kg7 49. Rg8+ Kf7 50. Rxg5) 46... Kh6 $1 $17 47. Ng4+ Kg7 48. f6+ Kf8 49. Nf4 h3 ({Don't play} 49... Rxa2 $6 50. Re7 $14) 50. Ng6+ (50. Kf1 $17 h2 51. Nxh2 Rxh2 52. Ng6+ Kg8 53. Re7 Ba6+ 54. Ke1) 50... Kg8 51. N6e5 $2 (51. Nh4 Be4 52. a3) 51... Rxa2 {White must now prevent ...Rg2+.} 52. Rd3 (52. Nf2 $142 h2+ 53. Kxh2 Rxf2+ 54. Kg1 Rxf6 55. Rb3 Nf3+ 56. Nxf3 Bxf3 57. Ra3) 52... Rg2+ {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 51%.} 0-1 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.02"] [Round "6"] [White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2751"] [BlackElo "2599"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,69,-22,-22,-40,-11,0,0,-8,24,24,23,-9,23,0,4,-20,-31,-54,14,23,23,13, 51,59,59,56,62,23,21,29,71,79,86,87,200,200,200,200,570,619,602,607,578,578, 560,543,760,752,722,700,879,0,876,841]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nbd2 (5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Qe2 Qe7 7. Nbd2 Bg4 8. h3 Bh5 9. a3 Nd7 10. b4 Bb6 11. Nc4 a5 12. Rb1 axb4 13. axb4 Ra2 {0-1 (52) Carlsen,M (2843)-Aronian,L (2764) Stavanger 2018}) 5... O-O 6. Bxc6 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3... Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} dxc6 7. Nc4 Nd7 8. Qe2 Re8 9. h4 b5 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Na5 Bb4+ (10... Qf6 {is more complex.} 11. a4 Bb6 12. b4 Nf8 13. axb5 cxb5 14. Bg5 Qd6) 11. Bd2 Bxa5 12. Bxa5 Nf8 13. Qe3 Qd6 {[#]} 14. h5 $146 c5 15. Bd2 Ne6 16. O-O-O b4 17. g4 Nd4 (17... a5 $15) 18. Nxd4 $11 exd4 19. Qf3 Qa6 20. Kb1 $1 c4 21. dxc4 Bb7 22. Rde1 Qxc4 23. h6 Qe6 {[%cal Rb7e4]} 24. Qf4 $1 {Hoping for hxg7.} b3 25. axb3 {aiming for hxg7.} d3 (25... g6 $16 { keeps fighting.}) 26. cxd3 $40 {[%mdl 128] White attacks with force.} Ba6 27. Rh3 {Strongly threatening hxg7.} Qxb3 $2 (27... Red8) 28. Qg5 {[%csl Gh6][%cal Rg5g7]} Bxd3+ {[#]} 29. Rxd3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxd3+ 30. Kc1 $1 {[%csl Gh6][%cal Rg5g7]} Qc4+ 31. Bc3 $1 {[%csl Gc3,Gh6][%cal Rg5g7]} g6 {And now ...Re6 would win.} 32. Qf6 {[%csl Gc3,Gh6][%cal Rf6g7]} Kf8 {[#]} 33. Rd1 $1 {[%cal Rd1d7] White threatens Rd7 and mate.} Qxe4 {[#]} 34. Qg7+ $1 Ke7 35. Re1 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.02"] [Round "6"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "140"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,140,14,16,31,26,30,32,31,37,42,37,43,40,58,60,55,51,52,59,108,102, 138,126,139,127,129,128,125,118,148,79,87,72,84,60,62,64,57,58,62,54,45,49,68, 36,48,53,51,30,41,0,0,0,16,17,20,-2,0,0,10,12,40,33,39,32,40,39,55,54,85,81,81, 80,84,84,80,83,80,74,82,79,185,185,185,185,185,185,185,185,185,185,185,185,185, 170,176,178,325,325,363,363,356,356,332,306,416,340,329,93,93,142,142,142,142, 75,1216,1191,1182,1100,29968,29966,29969,29968,29973,29974,29976,29977,29976, 29975,29978,29979,29975]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Nf3 Bxc5 6. a3 {LiveBook: 37 Games. B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (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} ) 6... Nd7 7. Bd3 f6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Ne7 8. O-O Nc6 9. b4 Be7 10. Bb2 O-O 11. Nbd2 Nb6 12. Rc1 a5 {1-0 (25) Amonatov,F (2569)-Granovski,A (2372) Moscow 2006}) 8. b4 {White has an edge.} Be7 9. Bb2 fxe5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Bf6 12. O-O Nh6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. Bb5+ Kf8 15. Nd2 g5 16. c4 Kg7 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Rc1 Rf8 19. Nb3 Rf7 20. Qxd5 (20. Qd2 $142 $1) 20... Be6 $16 21. Qd3 Rd8 22. Qc3 b6 23. Qxf6+ Kxf6 24. Rc6 Nf5 25. Re1 Re7 26. Bf1 g4 27. f3 gxf3 28. gxf3 Nh4 29. Kf2 Ng6 30. Nc1 Ne5 31. Rc3 Rd2+ 32. Re2 Rd1 {Threatens to win with ...Rxc1!} 33. Re1 Rd2+ 34. Re2 Rd1 {White must now prevent ...Rxc1!} 35. Ree3 Rd4 36. Nd3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Nc4 37. Re4 Rxe4 38. fxe4 Nd2 39. Bg2 $1 Kg5 40. Kg3 $1 Nc4 41. Nf4 Bf7 42. Nd5 Bxd5 43. exd5 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Nd6 44. h4+ Kf5 45. Rf3+ Ke5 (45... Kg6 $16 { is a better defense.}) 46. Re3+ $18 Kf6 47. Rxe7 Kxe7 {KB-KN} 48. Kf4 Kf6 49. Be4 h6 50. Bd3 Nf7 51. Ke4 $1 Nd6+ 52. Kd4 Nb7 53. d6 Ke6 (53... Nxd6 $142 54. Kd5 Nf5) 54. d7 $1 Kxd7 55. Ke5 $1 {[%cal Re5f6]} Ke7 56. Kf5 $1 {[%cal Rf5g6]} Nd6+ 57. Kg6 b5 58. Kxh6 Kf6 59. Kh5 $2 (59. h5 $18 {has better winning chances.}) 59... Nc4 $16 60. a4 $1 Ne3 61. Bxb5 {Bc6 is the strong threat.} Nd5 62. a5 (62. Kg4 $142) 62... Kg7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (62... Nxb4 $16 63. Kg4 Nc2) 63. Kg5 $18 Nxb4 {[#]} 64. Kf5 $1 {[%cal Rf5e6]} a6 65. Be8 {White mates.} Nd3 {[#]} 66. Bc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6d5]} Kh6 67. Bd5 Kh5 68. Ke4 Nb4 69. Bb7 Kxh4 70. Kd4 Kg5 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 53%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.02"] [Round "6"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B26"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "166"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,166,0,-8,-7,0,0,0,-8,0,-6,-12,-9,-6,-9,0,-38,0,-2,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, -33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-33,-25,-25,-32,-35,-21,-62,0, -24,0,-64,-47,-64,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-27,-178,0,-322,-306,-312,-270,-243,-219,-264, -268,-384,-302,-295,-291,-300,-215,-481,-482,-474,-443,-474,-474,-474,-474, -466,-458,-439,-440,-393,-384,-759,-731,-565,0,-389,0,-391,-384,-383,-384,-383, -381,-370,-359,-327,-310,-314,-312,-337,-346,-514,-497,-1203,-1203,-833,-119, -118,-118,-1243,-1227,-1223,-1227,-1200,-1091,-1159,-1128,-1058,-1043,-1044, -641,-29969,-29970,-29972,-29972,-29975,-29976,-29976,-29978,-29980,-29981, -29983,-29983,-29983,-29984,-29989,-29990,-29990,-29991]} 1. g3 Nf6 2. Bg2 c5 3. e4 Nc6 4. Nc3 g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Be3 d6 7. Nge2 O-O 8. O-O Rb8 9. h3 b5 10. Qd2 b4 11. Nd1 e5 {LiveBook: 6 Games. B26: Closed Sicilian: 3 g3, lines with early Be3} (11... Nd7 12. Bh6 Bxh6 13. Qxh6 Nd4 14. Qd2 e5 15. Ne3 Nf6 16. Kh2 Nh5 17. Nxd4 cxd4 18. Nc4 Be6 19. b3 {1/2-1/2 (51) Vachier Lagrave,M (2745) -Dominguez Perez,L (2754) Beijing 2013}) 12. a3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. c3 a5 13. f4 exf4 14. gxf4 Bd7 15. Nf2 Ne8 16. d4 cxd4 17. cxd4 d5 18. e5 Nc7 19. Nd3 {0-1 (51) Hjartarson,J (2634)-McShane,L (2592) Qaqortoq 2003}) 12... a5 13. axb4 axb4 {The position is equal.} 14. Bh6 Bxh6 15. Qxh6 Nd4 16. Nxd4 cxd4 17. Qd2 Qb6 18. Kh2 Kg7 19. f4 Bd7 20. b3 Ra8 21. Nb2 Rxa1 22. Rxa1 Qc5 23. Nc4 { Threatens to win with Ra5.} Bb5 24. fxe5 dxe5 25. Bf3 Rb8 26. Bd1 Bxc4 27. bxc4 Qc7 28. h4 h6 29. Kg2 Nd7 30. h5 Nc5 31. hxg6 fxg6 32. Be2 Qe7 33. Ra5 Qc7 34. Ra1 Qe7 35. Ra5 h5 36. Qe1 Rf8 (36... h4 $15) 37. Rb5 $11 h4 38. gxh4 {aiming for Qg3.} (38. Qxb4 Qg5 $17) 38... Ne6 {White must now prevent ...Nf4+.} 39. Kg1 Nf4 40. Bf1 $2 (40. Bg4 $11) 40... Ra8 $2 (40... Nh5 $1 $19 {And now ... Rf3 would win.} 41. Bh3 (41. Rxb4 $2 Rf3 $19) 41... Rf3) 41. Qg3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41. Qf2 $1 $11) 41... Ra1 $19 {( -> ...Ne2+)} 42. Qg4 Rc1 43. c5 { Strongly threatening c6.} Rxc2 44. Rxb4 Qf7 $1 {Hoping for ...Nxd3!} ({Less strong is} 44... Rxc5 45. Rb6 $17) 45. Qg3 (45. Rb8 $142 Nxd3 46. Qg3) 45... Rxc5 46. Rb1 Rc2 47. Ra1 Qf6 48. Kh1 $2 (48. Ra7+ {was forced.} Kh6 49. Ra6) 48... Nh5 49. Qg4 Kh6 50. Bg2 Qf4 51. Qxf4+ Nxf4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 52. Bf3 Nxd3 53. Kg1 Rf2 54. Bg2 Rd2 55. Ra5 $2 (55. Bf3) 55... Ne1 56. Bh1 Nd3 $2 (56... Kh5 $19 57. Rxe5+ Kxh4) 57. Bf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (57. Bg2 $1 $11 { and White is okay.} Kh5 58. Bf1) 57... Rc2 $2 (57... Rf2 $19 58. Bg4 Rf4) 58. Rd5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (58. Ra1 $1 $11 {and White stays safe.} Nf4 59. Ra8) 58... Rc5 59. Rd6 Rc1+ 60. Kh2 Nf4 61. Kg3 Rc3 62. Rb6 Nd3 63. Kh2 Nc5 64. Kg2 Re3 65. h5 (65. Bd1 {keeps fighting.} Nxe4 66. Re6) 65... Nd3 $1 66. Rxg6+ (66. Bd1 $142 Nf4+ 67. Kf2) 66... Kh7 67. Rg3 Nf4+ $2 (67... Ne1+ $1 $19 68. Kf2 Nxf3 69. Rxf3 Rxe4) 68. Kf2 Kh6 69. Rg8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (69. Bd1 $17) 69... Nd3+ 70. Kg3 Ne1 $1 71. Rg6+ Kh7 72. Rf6 {[#]} Kg7 $1 {[%cal Rg7f6]} 73. Rf5 Nxf3 ({ Weaker is} 73... Rxf3+ 74. Rxf3 Nxf3 75. Kxf3 $11) 74. Rxf3 Rxe4 {KR-KR} 75. Rf5 d3 {[%cal Bd4d3,Bd3d2][%mdl 32] Black mates.} 76. Rf2 Re3+ 77. Kg4 Re2 78. Rf1 d2 79. Rd1 {[#]} e4 $1 {[%cal Be5e4,Be4e3,Be3e2][%mdl 32]} 80. Kg5 e3 81. h6+ Kh7 82. Ra1 Rg2+ 83. Kh5 e2 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 74%.} 0-1 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.02"] [Round "6"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Korobov, Anton"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2689"] [BlackElo "2667"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "195"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,195,60,64,66,64,66,62,67,67,70,71,77,60,60,51,63,52,59,45,63,45,63, 54,63,63,63,59,81,79,129,124,127,145,133,118,135,128,108,105,108,100,239,234, 234,241,605,618,603,640,640,611,608,608,594,584,558,569,650,640,203,637,597, 612,708,683,730,726,704,690,644,621,593,436,436,421,421,421,421,421,421,0,414, 414,414,292,292,285,552,264,264,264,264,264,264,223,724,721,705,685,647,647, 629,629,621,621,621,621,621,614,614,614,614,614,5128,979,29979,29980,29978, 29970,29979,1162,1027,614,614,0,863,0,614,607,811,789,766,607,1100,607,29975, 29976,29976,29976,29976,29977,29975,607,607,607,607,607,600,600,591,584,607, 600,584,268,607,607,29961,29965,29966,29967,29966,29966,29966,29967,29966, 29967,5093,607,600,592,29984,29985,29984,29985,29987,29988]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. g3 g6 4. b3 Bg7 5. Bb2 d5 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. d4 Ne4 9. e3 Ndf6 { D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} (9... a5 10. Ne1 a4 11. Nd3 axb3 12. axb3 Rxa1 13. Bxa1 Qa5 14. Bb2 Ndf6 15. c5 Ng4 16. Qe2 Bh6 17. Bc1 {1-0 (62) Carlsen,M (2840)-Gupta,A (2645) chess.com INT 2017}) 10. Ne5 Be6 11. Qe2 { LiveBook: 4 Games} a5 {White is slightly better.} 12. Na3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. f3 Nd6 14. Nc3 Nd7 15. Nd3 Nb6 16. f4 Nf5 17. a4 {1-0 (43) Khlian,E (2419)-Berdychevaskaya,N (2199) Taganrog 2013}) 12... a4 13. f3 Nd6 $1 14. c5 Nf5 15. b4 Bc8 16. Rad1 e6 17. e4 Ne7 18. Bc1 b6 19. Qc2 bxc5 20. bxc5 Ba6 21. Rfe1 Nd7 22. Nxd7 Qxd7 23. Bf4 dxe4 24. fxe4 Bxd4+ 25. Kh1 $1 Rfd8 26. Nc4 Bxc4 27. Qxc4 {Strongly threatening Bh3.} Ra5 28. Be3 $1 e5 29. Rf1 Qe8 30. Bxd4 Rxd4 (30... exd4 $16 {might work better.} 31. Rf6 (31. Rxd4 Rxd4 32. Qxd4 Rb5 $14) 31... Ra7) 31. Rxd4 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is in trouble.} exd4 32. Bh3 $1 ({Not} 32. Qxd4 Ra8 $14) 32... h5 $2 {[#]} (32... Nc8 33. Bxc8 (33. Qxd4 Ra7 $16) 33... Qxe4+ 34. Kg1 Ra7) 33. Bd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7e8][%mdl 512]} Qxd7 34. Qxf7+ Kh8 35. Qf8+ Ng8 36. Rf7 Qxf7 37. Qxf7 Rxc5 38. Qxg6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KRN} d3 {Threatens to win with ...d2.} 39. Qd6 Rc1+ 40. Kg2 Rc2+ 41. Kf3 Rxh2 42. Qxd3 Rxa2 43. Qc4 Ra3+ 44. Kf4 Rb3 45. Qxa4 Rb7 46. Qxc6 Rf7+ 47. Ke5 Kg7 48. Qc3 Kg6 49. Qc8 Kg7 50. Qc3 Kg6 $1 51. Kd6 Rf6+ 52. Kc5 Re6 53. Qb3 Re8 $2 (53... Kf7 {keeps fighting.} 54. e5 Ne7) 54. Kd6 (54. Qd3 $142) 54... Nh6 55. Qb6 {Kd7+ is the strong threat.} Ng4 56. Qc6 Re5 57. Qa8 Kg7 $2 (57... Rg5 58. Qc8 Kf7 59. Qb7+ Kf6 60. Qe7+ Kg6 61. Qe6+ Kg7 62. Qd7+ Kg6) 58. Qa1 Kf6 59. Qb2 Kg5 60. Qc3 h4 {If only Black now had time for ...hxg3....} 61. Qc1+ Kh5 62. Qh1 Rg5 63. Qxh4+ Kg6 64. Qh8 Nh6 {White must now prevent ...Nf7+. } 65. Qc3 Kh5 66. Qf3+ Ng4 {[#]} 67. Ke6 (67. e5 $142 $1 Rxe5 68. Qf7+ Kh6 69. Qf8+ Kg6 70. Qg8+ Kf5 71. Qf7+ Kg5 72. Qg7+ Kf5 73. Qg8) 67... Re5+ 68. Kf7 Kg5 69. Qf4+ Kh5 70. Qc1 (70. Qf1 $142 Nh6+ 71. Kf6 Ng4+ 72. Kg7 Re7+ 73. Kf8 Ra7 74. Qh3+ Kg6 75. Qxg4+ Kh6 76. e5) 70... Nh6+ 71. Kf6 Ng4+ 72. Kf7 { Threatening mate with Qh1+.} Nh6+ 73. Kf6 Ng4+ {[#]} 74. Kg7 $1 {Qh1+ would kill now.} Re7+ 75. Kf8 Re5 76. Qf4 Ra5 77. Qf1 {And now Qh3+ would win.} Kg6 78. Qf7+ Kh6 79. Qg7+ Kh5 80. Qh7+ Nh6 {[#]} 81. Qc7 (81. g4+ $142 $1 Kxg4 82. Qxh6 Ra8+ 83. Ke7 Ra7+ 84. Kd8 Ra8+ 85. Kc7 Ra3 86. Qe6+ Kh5 87. Qd5+ Kg4 88. e5) 81... Rg5 82. Qc1 Rg8+ 83. Ke7 Rg7+ 84. Ke6 Rg6+ 85. Kd5 Rg5+ 86. Kd4 Rxg3 87. e5 (87. Qc7 $142 Rg2 88. e5) 87... Rg7 $2 (87... Nf5+ 88. Ke4 Ng7 89. Qd1+ Kh6 90. Qd2+ Rg5) 88. e6 Kg6 89. Ke5 Ng8 90. Qg1+ Kh7 91. Qh1+ Kg6 92. Qg2+ Kh7 93. Qh3+ Kg6 94. Qf5+ (94. Qg4+ $142 Kh6 95. Qf4+ Kg6 96. Qg4+ Kh6 97. Qh4+ Kg6 98. Qg3+ Kh6 99. Qf4+ Kh5 100. Qf1) 94... Kh6 {intending ...Rg5.} 95. Kd6 Ra7 96. Qf4+ {White mates.} Kh7 97. Qh4+ Kg6 98. Qe4+ {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 56%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.02"] [Round "6"] [White "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Black "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C81"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2710"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 39,60,2,6,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5 Be6 9. Qe2 Be7 10. Rd1 O-O 11. c4 bxc4 12. Bxc4 Bc5 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Qxe3 Qb8 15. Bb3 Na5 16. Nbd2 Qa7 17. Qxa7 Rxa7 {C81: Open Ruy Lopez: Keres Variation (9 Qe2)} 18. Nxe4 Nxb3 19. axb3 dxe4 20. Nd4 c5 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} (20... Rb7 21. Rxa6 Bxb3 22. Nxb3 Rxb3 23. Rc6 Rb5 24. Rxc7 Rxe5 25. g3 Rb5 26. Re7 Rxb2 27. Rxe4 Rbb8 28. Kg2 Rbd8 29. Red4 Rxd4 30. Rxd4 g6 {1/2-1/2 (30) Lu,S (2619) -Wei,Y (2700) Xinghua 2016}) 21. Nxe6 fxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 22. Rd6 Rb7 23. Rxe6 Rxb3 24. Rexa6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 24. Ra2 e3 25. f3 Rfb8 26. Rexa6 Rxb2 27. Rxb2 Rxb2 28. Kf1 Rf2+ 29. Kg1 Rb2 30. Kf1 {1/2-1/2 (30) Dvoirys,S-Chekhov,V (2410) Tallinn (Estland) 1980}) 24... Rxb2 25. e6 Rfxf2 26. e7 Rxg2+ 27. Kf1 {[%cal Re7e8]} Kf7 {[#]} 28. Re6 $3 {[%cal Re7e8][%mdl 512]} Rgf2+ (28... Kxe6 29. e8=Q+) 29. Kg1 {[%cal Re7e8]} Rg2+ 30. Kf1 {[%cal Re7e8]} Rgf2+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.03"] [Round "7"] [White "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D96"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "127"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,127,32,31,37,40,31,35,-18,-29,-28,-35,-29,-31,-27,-48,-56,-55,-55, -51,-74,-82,-73,-65,-117,-130,-127,-127,-125,-122,-122,-133,-137,-113,-113,-87, -88,-84,-107,-78,-90,-90,-90,-90,-87,-92,-106,-106,-200,-200,-200,-200,-200, -193,-193,-193,-193,-193,-193,-193,-185,-185,-185,-185,-185,-185,-219,-219, -216,-216,-222,-209,-209,0,-221,-207,-200,-158,-222,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158, -158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158, -158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-158,-24,-24,-24,-24,-24,-24,-20,-24]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Qb3 c6 {[%cal Bc7c6,Bc6c5][%mdl 32]} 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. e4 Nxc3 {D96: Grünfeld: Russian System (5 Qb3): sidelines} 8. bxc3 O-O {LiveBook: 9 Games} (8... c5 9. Bb5+ Nc6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. O-O Qb6 12. Ba3 cxd4 13. cxd4 Qxb3 14. axb3 Ba6 15. Rfc1 {1/2-1/2 (23) Shomoev,A (2559) -Kurnosov,I (2668) Khanty-Mansiysk 2010}) 9. Be3 c5 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 9... Qb6 10. Qc2 c5 11. Rb1 Qc7 12. d5 f5 13. exf5 Bxf5 14. Bd3 c4 15. Bxf5 Rxf5 {1-0 (40) Joachim,S (2471)-Zwanzger,J (2281) Germany 2003}) 10. d5 Nd7 11. Bd3 (11. Rc1 $14) 11... b5 $1 $11 {[%cal Bb7b5, Bb5b4,Bb4c3][%mdl 32] And now ...c4 would win.} 12. Qc2 b4 13. Bd2 c4 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black is pushing.} 14. Bxc4 Qc7 15. Be2 bxc3 16. O-O Ne5 $1 17. Rfc1 Nxf3+ 18. Bxf3 {[%cal Rd2c3] [#]} Bd7 $1 19. Bxc3 (19. d6 $15 Qxd6 20. Bxc3) 19... Rfc8 $17 {[%cal Rg7c3]} 20. Bxg7 Qxc2 21. Rxc2 Rxc2 22. Bd4 a5 23. h3 Rb8 24. a3 f6 25. e5 Rc4 26. Rd1 Ba4 27. Rd2 Rc2 28. Rxc2 Bxc2 29. exf6 exf6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KB} 30. d6 Kg7 31. d7 (31. Bc3 $17 {might work better. }) 31... Ba4 $19 32. Bg4 {[#] intending Bc3.} Bxd7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 33. Bxd7 { Be3 is the strong threat.} Rd8 34. Bb6 Rxd7 35. Bxa5 {KR-KB} Rd1+ 36. Kh2 Rd3 37. Bb4 Kf7 38. Bc5 Rd5 39. Bb4 Ke6 40. g3 f5 41. Kg2 Rd3 42. Bf8 Kd5 43. Be7 Ke6 44. Bf8 $1 g5 45. Bc5 Rc3 46. Be3 (46. Bb4 $17 Rb3 47. Bf8) 46... h6 ({ Don't do} 46... Rxa3 47. Bxg5 Kd5 48. f3) 47. h4 {[#]} gxh4 $1 48. Bxh6 hxg3 49. f3 Rxa3 50. Kxg3 Ra4 51. Bg5 Ke5 52. Bh6 Rc4 53. Bg7+ Kd5 54. Bh6 Kc6 55. Bg5 Kb5 56. Bh6 Kb4 57. Bg5 Kc3 58. Bh6 Kd3 59. Bg5 Ke2 60. Bh6 Rc3 (60... Rb4 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Rd4.} 61. Bg5 Rd4) 61. Kf4 $11 Rxf3+ 62. Ke5 Rh3 63. Bg5 $1 Rh5 64. Kxf5 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 77%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.03"] [Round "7"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2695"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,81,0,0,0,1,8,14,-26,-12,-35,-8,-39,-34,-23,-32,-35,-35,-49,-41,-29, -27,-23,-30,-22,-21,-25,-23,-26,0,-19,0,0,-5,-20,-20,-20,-20,-20,-20,-46,-20, -31,-22,-17,-16,-23,-23,-31,-15,-15,-7,-23,-25,-28,-27,-27,-27,-32,-40,-50,-10, -16,-8,-12,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qb3 b6 9. Ne5 {E11: Bogo-Indian} (9. Nc3 Ba6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. Rfc1 Nc6 13. Nxd5 Nxd4 14. Nxe7+ Qxe7 15. Qc4 Bxg2 16. Qxd4 Rfd8 17. Qf4 Bb7 {1/2-1/2 (67) Caruana,F (2784)-Ding,L (2769) Berlin 2018}) 9... Ba6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Bb7 10. Bf4 Nbd7 11. Nc3 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Nd7 13. Bf4 c5 14. cxd5 cxd4 15. d6 Bxg2 16. dxe7 Qxe7 17. Kxg2 dxc3 18. Qxc3 {1/2-1/2 (31) Troff,K (2312)-Perelshteyn,E (2528) Saint Louis 2012}) 10. Bc3 Nfd7 11. Nd2 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Nd7 13. a4 Bc5 14. Qc2 d4 15. b4 dxc3 16. Qxc3 {[#]} Bxb4 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 17. Qxb4 Nxe5 18. Qc3 Qc7 19. a5 b5 20. cxb5 Bxb5 21. Nb3 Rac8 22. a6 Rfd8 ({Don't play} 22... Bxe2 $6 23. Rfe1 $14) 23. Nd4 Nc4 {[%cal Be5c4, Bc4b6,Bb6d5][%mdl 32]} 24. Rfb1 Qd7 25. e3 e5 26. Nb3 Qe7 27. h4 g6 28. Rc1 Nb6 29. Nc5 Nd5 30. Qa3 Rb8 31. Nb7 {[#] Threatens to win with Qxe7.} Qxa3 32. Rxa3 Rd7 33. Bh3 Rc7 34. Nd6 Nb4 35. Nxb5 Rxb5 36. Bf1 Rb6 37. Ra5 Re7 38. Bc4 { The position is equal.} Kg7 39. Rd1 Nd5 40. Bxd5 cxd5 41. Rdxd5 {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 67%, Black = 55%. . Loss on Time!?} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.03"] [Round "7"] [White "Korobov, Anton"] [Black "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,77,34,8,11,0,0,16,18,4,58,62,59,62,66,66,60,58,65,66,65,62,68,41,44, 52,110,110,109,106,109,109,109,112,112,112,112,109,109,109,131,109,145,136,192, 187,178,172,188,187,202,202,723,711,642,642,642,642,588,375,1160,1092,1047,317, 29971,29972,29963,10107]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. h4 Nxc3 6. dxc3 {A16: English Opening: 1...Nf6 with ...d5} Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} h5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Na6 8. h5 Bg7 9. hxg6 hxg6 10. Rxh8+ Bxh8 11. e4 Nc5 12. Ng5 Bf6 13. f3 {1/2-1/2 (77) Deac,B (2572)-Ivanchuk,V (2752) Caleta 2017}) 8. Bf4 {The position is equal.} f6 9. Bxc7 Na6 10. Bg3 Bf5 (10... Nc5 $11) 11. Nd4 $14 O-O-O {White should prevent ...e5.} 12. Kc1 Nc5 13. Nxf5 gxf5 14. e3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Bh6 15. Bc4 e5 {With the idea ...f4.} 16. Kc2 Kc7 17. Rhd1 Ne4 18. Be6 Nxg3 (18... Bxe3 $14 19. Bxe5+ ( 19. fxe3 Nxg3 20. Rxd8 Kxd8 $11) (19. Bxf5 Nxf2 20. Re1 Bh6 $11) 19... fxe5 20. fxe3 Nd6) 19. fxg3 $16 Bxe3 20. Bxf5 Bf2 21. Rxd8 $1 Rxd8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 22. g4 $1 hxg4 23. h5 {Strongly threatening h6.} Be3 24. Rd1 $1 Rxd1 25. Kxd1 {KB-KB} g3 26. Ke2 Bf4 27. Kd3 Kd6 (27... Bh6 $16 {was worth a try.} 28. Ke4 Kd6) 28. b4 $1 $18 b6 {[#]} 29. c4 $1 Bh6 30. Ke4 a5 31. a3 {[%cal Ba2a3,Ba3b4,Bb4c5,Bc5c6][%mdl 32]} axb4 $2 (31... Bf8 32. Bg4 axb4 33. axb4 Ke7 ) 32. axb4 Bd2 33. Kd3 Bh6 34. Kc3 Bf8 {[#]} 35. Kb3 $1 {[%cal Rb3a4]} Ke7 $2 ( 35... Kc6 36. Kc3 Kc7) 36. c5 bxc5 37. bxc5 Kf7 $2 (37... e4 $18 38. Bxe4 Ke6) 38. c6 Bd6 39. h6 {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.03"] [Round "7"] [White "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2751"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "34"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,34,6,12,-8,0,0,53,0,6,3,0,-11,-3,-8,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. c4 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} Nf6 (7... e5 8. Qd3 b5 9. Nc3 bxc4 10. Qxc4 Be6 11. Qc6+ Bd7 12. Qc4 Be6 13. Qc6+ Bd7 {1/2-1/2 (13) Jones,G (2651) -Wojtaszek,R (2738) Batumi 2018}) 8. Bg5 e6 9. Nc3 Be7 {LiveBook: 20 Games} 10. e5 (10. O-O {seems wilder.} O-O 11. Rfd1 Bc6 12. Qd3 h6 13. Bf4) 10... dxe5 11. Nxe5 O-O $146 (11... Qc7 $11 12. O-O Rd8) ({Predecessor:} 11... Qc7 12. O-O Bc6 13. Rfe1 h6 14. Bh4 Rd8 {0-1 (39) Gharamian,T (2637)-Gozzoli,Y (2573) Agen 2016 }) 12. Nxd7 Nxd7 {The position is equal.} 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Rd1 Nf6 15. O-O Rac8 16. b3 Qb4 17. Ne4 Nxe4 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.03"] [Round "7"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "124"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,124,19,19,31,13,14,10,20,21,29,18,24,13,18,20,26,13,15,14,18,20,20, 21,43,46,46,50,67,46,61,54,55,64,54,6,6,6,6,6,7,6,6,6,8,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,0,-5,0, 0,0,0,0,-12,0,0,11,11,25,35,45,0,0,0,0,0,0,-484,-492,-487,-461,-575,-562,-693, -665,-12832,-12832,-12833,-12833,-12833,-12833,-12833,-12834,-12837,-12837, -12837,-12835,-12838,-12839,-12839,-12839,-12841,-12841,-12841,-12842,-12842, -12843,-12844,-12844,-12845,-12845,-12845,-12846,-12846,-12847]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 Nf6 7. Be3 a6 8. a3 Be7 9. f4 d6 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} 10. g4 d5 11. e5 Nd7 {The position is equal.} 12. g5 Bc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... b5 13. Nxc6 Qxc6 14. Bd4 h6 15. g6 {0-1 (38) Alekseev,E (2642)-Blomqvist,E (2493) Stockholm 2016}) 13. Qd2 Nxd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 Qb6 16. O-O-O Qxd4 17. Rxd4 g6 18. h4 h6 19. Bf3 hxg5 20. hxg5 Rxh1+ 21. Bxh1 Ke7 22. Ne2 Nb6 23. Rd3 Nc4 24. Rh3 Bd7 25. a4 b5 26. b3 Na5 27. axb5 Bxb5 28. Nc3 {Threatening Bxd5!} Rc8 29. Kd2 Nc6 30. Bf3 Nd4 31. Bg4 {Nxd5+! is the strong threat.} Bd7 32. Rd3 Nc6 33. Ne2 a5 34. Rh3 Ra8 35. Rh1 a4 36. Ra1 Na5 37. Kc3 Rc8+ 38. Kb2 Rb8 39. Nd4 Rh8 40. Be2 Rh4 41. Rf1 (41. b4 $5 {[%cal Rb4a5]} Rxf4 42. bxa5 Rxd4 43. a6 $11) 41... axb3 42. cxb3 Nc6 43. Kc3 Rh2 {And now ...Nxd4 would win.} 44. Ba6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (44. Re1 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 44... Nxd4 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 45. Kxd4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Ra2 $1 46. Bd3 Rd2 47. Rf3 Bb5 $1 48. Kc3 Rxd3+ 49. Rxd3 Bxd3 50. Kxd3 {KP-KP} Kd7 51. Kc3 Kc6 52. Kb4 Kb6 53. Kc3 Kb5 54. Kd3 Kb4 55. Kc2 d4 $1 56. Kd3 Kxb3 57. Kxd4 {K3P-K3P} Kc2 58. Ke3 Kc3 $1 59. Kf3 Kd3 60. Kf2 Ke4 61. Kg3 {[#]} Ke3 $1 62. Kg4 {[#]} Kf2 $1 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 74%.} 0-1 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.04"] [Round "8"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E98"] [WhiteElo "2735"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "52"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 28,52,18,11,28,29,23,23,27,16,27,23,35,35,37,35,39,33,43,43,45,28,26,23, 43,15,11]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3e1, Be1d3,Bd3f2,Bf2e4][%mdl 32]} O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 {[%cal Bc6e7, Be7f5,Bf5d4][%mdl 32]} 9. Ne1 Nd7 10. Nd3 f5 11. Bd2 fxe4 12. Nxe4 Nf6 13. f3 { E98: King's Indian: Classical Main Line: 9 Ne1} (13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. Bg4 Nf5 15. Re1 Bd7 16. Bc3 Re8 17. f3 Bg5 18. Qb3 b6 19. Nf2 Be3 20. Re2 Nd4 21. Bxd4 Bxd4 22. Bxd7 Qxd7 {1-0 (62) Bogdanovich,S (2560)-Taher,Y (2375) Hanoi 2018}) 13... Nf5 14. Ndf2 Nd4 15. Nxf6+ {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qxf6 16. Ne4 Qe7 17. Bd3 Bf5 18. Be3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18. Bg5 Qd7 19. Qd2 Rf7 20. Be3 Bxe4 21. Bxe4 { 1/2-1/2 (36) Rosenthal,J (2325)-Karl,H (2165) Switzerland 2012}) 18... c6 19. Qd2 cxd5 20. cxd5 Rac8 21. Rae1 {[%cal Ba1e1,Be1c1,Bc1c3][%mdl 32]} Qc7 22. Rc1 Qd7 23. Rc3 Bxe4 24. Bxe4 Qb5 {[#] White must now prevent ...Ne2+.} 25. Re1 a6 26. Bf2 Qa5 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.04"] [Round "8"] [White "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Black "Korobov, Anton"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2678"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "113"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,113,24,38,42,55,0,14,22,22,16,75,60,100,100,102,64,81,84,91,92,83,68, 91,64,52,40,66,71,84,85,77,82,89,37,37,37,157,165,139,143,128,141,150,150,240, 102,122,116,121,121,112,124,117,114,116,112,132,139,185,122,187,119,369,339, 428,408,364,379,388,413,409,379,651,643,593,555,622,604,799,764,639,775,1308, 1193,5710,5822,5497,5073,5522,5189]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f3 h5 9. Nd5 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. O-O-O b5 11. Kb1 Be7 12. h4 O-O 13. Bg5 Rc8 14. a3 Qc7 15. g4 hxg4 16. fxg4 Nb6 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. g5 {1/2-1/2 (70) Yu,Y (2751)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) Riadh 2017}) 9... Bxd5 10. exd5 Nbd7 11. Qd2 g6 12. O-O-O Nb6 13. Kb1 Nbxd5 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 14. Bg5 Be7 15. Bd3 {[#]} (15. Bc4 $14) 15... Rc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Qc7 16. Rhe1 O-O-O {1/2-1/2 (35) Leko,P (2679)-Areshchenko,A (2645) Germany 2017}) 16. Rhe1 O-O 17. h3 b5 (17... Qc7 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 18. g4 $1 $16 h4 19. Bxh4 Nf4 20. Bg3 Nxd3 21. Qxd3 Qc7 22. c3 Qc4 23. Qd2 Qc6 24. f4 Ne4 25. Qd3 d5 26. fxe5 b4 27. cxb4 $1 (27. Nd4 Qc4 $17) 27... Bxb4 28. Re2 a5 29. Bf4 (29. Bh4 $16) 29... Qb6 $1 $14 30. a4 g5 (30... Bc3 $1 $14 31. Qb5 Rb8) 31. Be3 $16 Qg6 32. Ka2 Rfd8 33. Nd4 Rc4 34. Rc2 Qa6 (34... Rdc8 $16) 35. Nb5 (35. Nf5 $18 {Hoping for Rxc4.} Ra8 36. Rxc4 Qxc4+ 37. Qxc4 dxc4 38. Rd4) 35... Be7 36. Rxc4 dxc4 37. Qc2 {aiming for Rxd8+.} Rxd1 38. Qxd1 {Strongly threatening Qd5.} Qe6 39. Qd4 Nc5 40. Nc3 Nd3 41. Kb1 Nxe5 {[#]} 42. Qe4 ({White should try} 42. Qd5 $1 $18) 42... Bb4 {[#]} (42... f6 $16 {might work better.}) 43. Bd4 (43. Bxg5 Bxc3 44. bxc3 Qb6+ 45. Kc2 Qb3+ 46. Kd2 Qb2+ 47. Kd1 Qxc3 $11) ({White should play} 43. Qd5 $1 $18) 43... Bxc3 $2 (43... f6 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 44. Bxc3 $18 ({Not} 44. bxc3 f6 $14) 44... f6 45. Qa8+ Kf7 46. Qxa5 Nd3 47. Qb5 Qe4 { ( -> ...Nb4+)} 48. Ka2 Nc1+ $2 (48... Nf4 49. Qd7+ Kg6) 49. Ka3 {White is clearly winning.} Qe7+ 50. Qb4 Qc7 51. a5 Nd3 52. Qb6 Qe7+ 53. Ka2 Nc1+ 54. Kb1 Qe4+ 55. Kxc1 Qh1+ 56. Kd2 Qh2+ 57. Ke1 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.04"] [Round "8"] [White "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Black "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2704"] [BlackElo "2751"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "124"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,124,12,0,0,3,20,-13,13,20,9,9,6,20,21,21,25,0,0,0,17,16,23,21,23,22, 39,27,22,31,41,21,24,19,54,23,23,23,27,27,14,13,54,54,54,54,54,54,61,59,52,50, 62,56,146,145,148,139,143,143,140,143,149,151,225,245,240,234,314,308,591,131, 154,162,141,111,97,97,120,71,605,592,553,527,481,423,404,11,12,12,63,0,132,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Bc4 Qe8 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} (6... Nbd7 7. O-O b6 8. a4 a5 9. e4 e5 10. c3 Bb7 11. Re1 Qe7 12. d5 c6 13. dxc6 Bxc6 14. Bb5 Rfc8 15. Qe2 {1-0 (29) Kramnik,V (2801)-Li,C (2755) Stavanger 2016}) 7. O-O e5 8. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. e4 Nbd7 10. Re1 h6 11. Bh4 Nh7 12. a4 Kh8 13. a5 Nc5 14. Bg3 {1-0 (65) Kelires,A (2508) -Kotronias,V (2524) Thessaloniki 2017}) 8... a5 9. c3 Nbd7 10. e4 h6 11. Bh4 Nb6 12. Bd3 Bd7 {[%cal Rd7a4]} 13. b3 Nh5 14. Re1 Nf4 15. Bf1 Be6 16. Qc2 Kh8 17. Rad1 Rc8 18. Qc1 f6 19. Qc2 Bg8 20. Bg3 Nh5 21. Nh4 Kh7 22. Bb5 c6 23. Be2 Nxg3 24. hxg3 Bf7 25. f4 Rd8 26. f5 g5 27. Ng6 $1 {[%cal Rg6f8]} Bxg6 28. fxg6+ Qxg6 29. Bg4 $1 {[%cal Rg4f5]} Kh8 30. Nc4 $1 {[%cal Rc4b6]} Nxc4 31. bxc4 { [%cal Bb3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} d5 (31... Qf7 $14) 32. Bf5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Qf7 33. exd5 cxd5 {[#]} 34. c5 $1 Qc7 35. Rb1 Rfe8 36. Qb3 exd4 (36... Re7 $16) 37. cxd4 $18 h5 38. Kf2 h4 39. Qf3 Bh6 $2 (39... Rxe1 {was necessary.} 40. Rxe1 Kg8 41. gxh4 gxh4 42. Be6+ Kf8) 40. g4 $2 (40. Qh5 $18 hxg3+ 41. Kg1 Rxe1+ 42. Rxe1) 40... Rxe1 41. Kxe1 (41. Rxe1 b6 $11) 41... Re8+ 42. Kf2 Bg7 43. Kg1 Qc6 44. Bd3 Qxa4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (44... Re7 $16) 45. Qxd5 h3 {Black hopes to continue with ...Qc6.} 46. Bg6 {[#] aiming for Rb3.} f5 47. Bxe8 Qxe8 48. gxf5 $2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} (48. Rxb7 $18 hxg2 49. Rb2 (49. Qxf5 $2 Bxd4+ 50. Kxg2 Qe2+ 51. Kh3 Qe3+ 52. Kg2 Qg1+ 53. Kf3 Qh1+ 54. Ke2 Qxb7 $19) (49. gxf5 Qe3+ 50. Kxg2 Qe2+ 51. Kg3 Qe1+ 52. Kh2 Qh4+ 53. Kg1 Bxd4+ 54. Kg2 Qf2+ 55. Kh3 Qh4+ 56. Kg2 Qg4+ 57. Kh2 Qf4+ 58. Kg2 Qg4+ 59. Kh2 Qf4+ 60. Kg2 Qg4+ $11)) 48... Qe3+ $1 $11 49. Kh1 hxg2+ $1 50. Qxg2 ({White should try} 50. Kxg2 $14 Qe2+ 51. Kh1) 50... Qxd4 (50... Bxd4 $11 {keeps the balance.} 51. Rd1 Bxc5) 51. Qh3+ ({Of course not} 51. Qxb7 $6 Qh4+ 52. Kg2 Qg4+ 53. Kf1 Qxf5+ 54. Ke2 Qe5+ 55. Kf1 Qf5+ 56. Ke2 Qe5+ 57. Kf1 Qf4+ 58. Ke1 Qe3+ 59. Kd1 Qd3+ 60. Ke1 Qe3+ 61. Kd1 Qd3+ 62. Ke1 Qe3+ $11) (51. Qf3 $16) 51... Kg8 {Hoping for ...Qe4+.The position is equal.} 52. Qf3 a4 53. Rxb7 {And now c6 would win.} g4 54. Qc6 {Intending Rb8+ and mate.} Qd1+ 55. Kg2 {Qe8+ would kill now.} Qe2+ 56. Kg3 {White threatens Rb8+ and mate.} Be5+ 57. Kh4 {[%cal Rc6e8]} Qh2+ 58. Kxg4 {[%cal Rc6e8]} Qf4+ 59. Kh5 {[%cal Rc6e8]} Qh2+ 60. Kg6 { [%cal Rc6e8]} Qg3+ 61. Kh5 {[%cal Rc6e8]} Qh3+ 62. Kg5 {[%cal Rc6e8]} Qg3+ { Precision: White = 65%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.04"] [Round "8"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Bologan, Victor"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E08"] [WhiteElo "2695"] [BlackElo "2610"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "109"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,109,66,64,41,45,38,45,33,45,41,39,42,49,58,63,62,61,74,62,72,58,19, 65,57,57,64,50,47,197,205,164,158,209,126,127,126,126,126,127,154,136,131,135, 132,357,0,96,0,317,342,211,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,238,238,238,238,238,238,238,238,238, 238,239,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,109,29979,29980,29980, 29981,29981,57]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Qc2 c6 8. Rd1 b6 9. b3 Ba6 10. Nbd2 b5 {E09: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2 c6 8 Nbd2} (10... Rc8 11. e4 Bb7 12. Bb2 c5 13. exd5 exd5 14. Qf5 Qc7 15. Rac1 dxc4 16. Nxc4 Be4 17. Qh3 Qb7 18. Nfe5 Bxg2 19. Qxg2 Qxg2+ 20. Kxg2 cxd4 21. Nxd7 Nxd7 22. Bxd4 {1/2-1/2 (45) Banikas,H (2630)-Georgiev,K (2664) Rhodes 2013}) 11. c5 b4 12. Re1 Bb5 {LiveBook: 9 Games. White is slightly better.} 13. e4 Nxe4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15. Qxe4 a5 16. Qc2 Nf6 17. a4 bxa3 18. Rxa3 Nd5 19. Bd2 Nb4 $146 20. Bxb4 axb4 21. Rxa8 Qxa8 22. Ne5 Bf6 23. Nd7 Rd8 24. Nxf6+ gxf6 25. Qd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} e5 (25... Qa5 $14) 26. Qh6 $18 {aiming for Be4.} (26. Qxb4 $6 exd4 27. Qxb5 cxb5) 26... Rxd4 27. Qxf6 Qd8 28. Qxe5 Rd1 29. h4 Qd2 30. Rxd1 Qxd1+ 31. Kh2 Qxb3 32. Qg5+ Kf8 33. Qh6+ Kg8 $2 (33... Ke7 $16) 34. Qg5+ $2 ({Not} 34. Bxc6 Bxc6 35. Qxc6 Qc2 $16) (34. Be4 $18 {is the precise move to win.} Qe6 35. Qxh7+ (35. Bxh7+ Kh8 $16) 35... Kf8 36. Qh8+ Ke7 37. Qd4) 34... Kf8 $16 35. Qh6+ $2 (35. Bxc6 $16 Bxc6 36. Qh6+ Kg8 37. Qxc6) 35... Kg8 $1 $18 36. Be4 ({Weaker is} 36. Bxc6 Bxc6 37. Qxc6 Qc2 $16) 36... Qe6 37. Qg5+ $2 ({Don't do} 37. Bxh7+ $6 Kh8 $16) (37. Qxh7+ $18 Kf8 38. Qh8+ Ke7 39. Qd4) 37... Kh8 $11 38. Qd8+ Kg7 39. Qg5+ Kh8 40. Bf5 f6 $2 (40... Qe2 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 41. Bxe6 $18 {[%cal Rg5f6]} fxg5 42. hxg5 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} Ba4 43. Bf5 $1 Bd1 {[#]} 44. Be4 $1 b3 45. Bxc6 Kg7 {[#]} 46. Bb5 (46. f4 $1 $18 {and the rest is easy.}) 46... Bh5 $16 47. c6 { Threatens to win with c7.} b2 48. Bd3 Bg6 49. Bxg6 Kxg6 {KP-KP} 50. c7 b1=Q { ( -> ...Qc2)} 51. c8=Q Kxg5 52. Qe6 {And now f4+ would win.} Qd3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (52... Qc2 $16) 53. f4+ {White mates.} Kh5 54. g4+ Kh4 55. Qh6+ { Precision: White = 77%, Black = 54%.} 1-0 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.04"] [Round "8"] [White "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Black "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B17"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2706"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,79,35,63,43,60,50,68,32,54,43,59,46,50,0,55,26,28,23,25,22,38,20,24, 17,16,10,14,18,17,-9,-6,-6,-6,-2,-1,-5,-3,-23,-22,-17,-18,-14,-15,-18,0,-14, -14,-14,-14,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. c3 Qc7 {LiveBook: 7 Partien. B17: Caro-Kann-Verteidigung} (7... Bf5 8. Bc4 e6 9. O-O h6 10. Ne5 Bd6 11. Bf4 O-O 12. Qe2 Qc7 13. Rad1 Rad8 14. h3 Rfe8 15. Bb3 c5 16. Rfe1 cxd4 17. Rxd4 { 0-1 (80) Yu,Y (2729)-Nakamura,H (2779) Doha 2016}) 8. Ne5 Be6 9. Bf4 $146 ({ Vorgänger:} 9. a4 g6 10. a5 a6 11. Be2 Bg7 12. Bf4 {1/2-1/2 (12) Collas,D (2422)-Verat,L (2346) Clichy 2004}) 9... Qb6 {Weiß steht etwas besser.} 10. Bc4 {zielt auf Lxe6 ab.} Bxc4 11. Nxc4 Qb5 12. Qe2 {[#] Und weiter mit Sd6+ wäre nett.} e6 13. Bd6 (13. Be5 {with more complications.} Qd5 14. O-O Be7 15. Ne3 Qb5 16. Qc2) 13... Rd8 (13... Qd5 $11 14. Bxf8 Qxg2 15. Bxg7 Qxh1+ 16. Qf1 Qxf1+ 17. Kxf1 Ke7 18. Bxh8 Rxh8) 14. Bxf8 (14. Bc7 {is more complex.} Rd7 15. Be5 Be7 16. a4 Qd5 17. O-O) 14... Kxf8 15. a4 Qd5 16. O-O h5 17. Ne3 Qe4 18. Qc4 {Droht Dc5+.} Kg8 19. Qb4 Rd7 20. Qc5 (20. h3 {looks sharper.} Nd5 21. Nxd5 Qxd5 22. Rfe1 g6 23. Re5) 20... a6 21. Qe5 Qxe5 22. dxe5 Ng4 23. Nc4 b5 24. axb5 axb5 25. h3 bxc4 26. hxg4 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} hxg4 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTT-KTT} 27. Ra4 Rh5 28. Rxc4 g3 29. fxg3 Rxe5 30. Rxc6 Re2 31. b4 g5 32. Kh1 g4 33. b5 Rdd2 34. Rc4 f5 35. Rg1 Kf7 36. Rb4 Rd8 { [%cal Rd8h8] [#]} 37. Rgb1 Rdd2 38. Rg1 Rd8 {[%cal Rd8h8]} 39. Rf1 Rdd2 40. Rg1 {Precision: Weiß = 49%, Schwarz = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.05"] [Round "9"] [White "Nepomniachtchi, Ian"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A30"] [WhiteElo "2751"] [BlackElo "2735"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,53,2,10,6,12,1,40,38,36,17,21,20,14,11,25,29,23,7,10,0,10,10,11,20, 10,8,8,0,0,-12,-19,-20,-12,-30,-21,-35,-32,-36]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. e4 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Bb4 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 e5 9. O-O O-O {LiveBook: 99 Games} 10. Qe2 {B44: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nb5} (10. Be3 d5 11. exd5 Bxc3 12. bxc3 cxd5 13. Bg5 dxc4 14. Bxc4 Qc7 15. Bxf6 Qxc4 16. Bxe5 Bf5 17. Bd4 Rfe8 18. Qc1 {1/2-1/2 (31) Nakamura,H (2781)-So,W (2788) London 2017}) 10... d6 11. Na4 Ba5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... c5 12. Rd1 h6 13. Bc2 Qe7 14. Qd3 Rd8 15. a3 Ba5 16. Rb1 Bb7 17. Qe2 Rac8 {1/2-1/2 (54) Chandler,M (2590)-Ribli,Z (2595) Germany 1992}) 12. Rd1 {White is slightly better.} Qe7 13. b3 Rd8 14. Bc2 Nd7 15. Be3 Nb6 16. Nxb6 Bxb6 17. Rd3 Be6 18. Rad1 Qc7 19. h3 Bxe3 20. Qxe3 Rd7 21. Rc3 Rad8 22. b4 Qb6 23. Qxb6 axb6 24. Ba4 Rc8 25. Bb3 Kf8 26. Rcd3 Ke7 27. h4 { Precision: White = 40%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.05"] [Round "9"] [White "Fedoseev, Vladimir"] [Black "Vidit, Santosh Gujrathi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2706"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "156"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,156,14,14,27,24,15,25,13,16,28,18,0,20,20,20,22,25,16,21,15,7,0,0,0, 7,0,0,0,12,15,24,0,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57, 57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,0,57,57,57,0,57,57,57,57,57, 57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,0,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,0,57,57, 57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,57,1,57,47,57,57,57,57,57,48,48,48,50,12,40,8,65, 0,0,0,65,0,39]} 1. d4 {[%cal Bd2d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Be2 c5 5. d5 e6 6. c4 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} O-O 7. O-O (7. Nc3 exd5 8. cxd5 d6 9. Nd2 Na6 10. O-O Nc7 11. e4 Re8 12. a4 Rb8 13. f3 {1/2-1/2 (36) Caruana,F (2784)-Grischuk,A (2767) Berlin 2018}) 7... d6 8. Nc3 Re8 9. e4 exd5 10. exd5 Bf5 {LiveBook: 18 Games} 11. Bd3 {aiming for Bxf5.} Bg4 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Nbd7 14. Qd1 Nh5 15. Kh2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Bd2 Ne5 {1/2-1/2 (31) Abdulla,A (2478)-Vidit,S (2648) Abu Dhabi 2016}) 15... Be5+ 16. f4 Bxc3 $1 17. bxc3 Qh4 18. Qf3 f5 19. Bd2 {[%cal Bc1d2,Bd2e1, Be1f2,Bf2e3][%mdl 32]} Ng7 20. Rab1 (20. Rg1 {seems wilder.} Re7 21. g3 Qf6 22. Rab1 Qf8 23. Rg2) 20... Rab8 21. Rfe1 Rxe1 22. Bxe1 Qe7 23. a4 a5 24. Bf2 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} b6 25. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Rf8 (25... Qf6 $11) 26. g5 $1 $14 Re8 27. Kg1 Qf7 28. Be3 Re7 29. Bd2 Qe8 30. Kf2 Nh5 31. Bc2 Kf8 32. h4 Kg8 33. Rh1 Kf8 34. Rh3 Kg8 35. Bd3 Kf8 36. Qd1 Kg8 37. Qb1 Kf8 38. Qb5 Qc8 39. Rh1 Ke8 40. Rg1 Kf8 41. Be2 Kg8 42. Bf3 Qb8 43. Rb1 Kf7 44. Rb2 (44. Rc1 $14) 44... Kf8 (44... Qh8 $1 $11) 45. Bc1 Kf7 46. Rc2 (46. Re2 $14) 46... Qe8 (46... Qh8 $1 $11) 47. Bd2 Kf8 48. Rc1 Kf7 49. Qb1 Kg8 50. Rh1 Qf8 51. Rg1 Qe8 52. Rg2 Qf8 53. Rh2 Qe8 54. Qb5 (54. Rh3 $14) 54... Kf8 (54... Re4 $1 $11) 55. Rh1 Kf7 56. Rg1 Kg8 57. Rd1 Qd8 58. Rb1 Qe8 59. Qc6 Qb8 60. Bc1 Kf7 61. Rb2 (61. Rb3 $14) 61... Kg8 ({Black should try} 61... Qh8 $11 62. Qxd6 Qxc3) 62. Be3 Kf7 63. Re2 Kf8 64. Re1 Kf7 65. Qb5 Qf8 66. Qb1 Kg8 67. Qd3 Qf7 68. Qc2 (68. Re2 $14) 68... Qf8 ({Black should play} 68... Qe8 $1 $11 69. Bxh5 gxh5) 69. Qb1 Ng7 70. Qb5 Kf7 71. Qc6 Qb8 72. Ke2 Nh5 73. Kd2 Kf8 74. Qb5 {Black must now prevent Bxh5.} Qe8 75. Qb1 {And now Bxh5 would win.} (75. Bxh5 $5 gxh5 76. Qc6 $16) 75... Qf7 ({Better is} 75... Kg8 $11) 76. Qd3 (76. Bxh5 $14 gxh5 77. Bf2) 76... Kg8 $11 77. Qb1 (77. Qc2 $11) 77... Kf8 $14 78. Qb5 {Threatens to win with Qc6.} (78. Bxh5 $5 gxh5 79. Bf2 $14) 78... Qe8 $1 { Precision: White = 75%, Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.05"] [Round "9"] [White "Korobov, Anton"] [Black "Artemiev, Vladislav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2678"] [BlackElo "2704"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,105,20,17,-7,0,-13,-10,-22,-8,-7,0,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-20,-7,-20, -24,-16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-17,-18,-16,-17,0,-8,-14,-14,-10,-6,-6,-12,-16, -12,-8,-32,0,0,0,0,0,-10,0,0,0,-1,-6,-9,0,-24,-7,-21,-2,-7,0,-5,0,-1,-2,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Be3 O-O 9. Be2 b6 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} (9... Qa5 10. Nd2 Qxc3 11. Rc1 Qa3 12. Rxc5 Nc6 13. Rc4 Qd6 14. d5 Ne5 15. Rc1 e6 16. Bc5 Qd8 17. Bxf8 Qxf8 {1-0 (53) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Nepomniachtchi,I (2729) Riadh 2017}) 10. Rc1 e6 {LiveBook: 11 Games} 11. Qa4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. h4 Bb7 12. e5 h5 13. Rg1 Nc6 14. g4 hxg4 15. Rxg4 Ne7 16. Bg5 Qe8 17. h5 gxh5 18. Rg1 Ng6 19. Bd3 cxd4 20. Nh4 { 1-0 (20) Bosiocic,M (2586)-Greenfeld,A (2562) Novi Sad 2016}) 11... Bb7 12. e5 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6e7,Be7d5,Bd5e3][%mdl 32]} 13. O-O cxd4 14. cxd4 Ne7 15. Nd2 Nd5 16. Nc4 Nxe3 17. fxe3 Bh6 {[%cal Bg7h6,Bh6g5,Bg5h4][%mdl 32]} 18. Bf3 Bd5 19. Qa3 Rc8 20. Nd2 Qd7 21. Kf2 Bg5 22. Ne4 Bh4+ 23. Kg1 Bxe4 24. Bxe4 Be7 25. Qb3 Rc7 26. Rxc7 Qxc7 27. Qc2 (27. g3 {with more complications.} Rc8 28. Qb2 Qc3 29. Qf2 Rf8 30. h4) 27... Qxc2 28. Bxc2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rc8 29. Bb3 Ba3 30. d5 exd5 31. Bxd5 Rc7 32. e6 fxe6 33. Bxe6+ Kg7 34. Rd1 Kf6 35. Bb3 Rc3 36. Rd7 a5 37. Rxh7 Bc5 38. Rb7 (38. Rf7+ {looks sharper.} Kg5 39. Kf1 Rxe3 40. g3 Rd3 41. Ke2) 38... Ke5 (38... Rxe3 {feels hotter.} 39. Kf1 Re4 40. Rc7 Ke5 41. Rc6 Rf4+) 39. Kf1 Ke4 40. Ke2 (40. g3 {is more complex.} g5 41. Rg7 Bxe3 42. Kg2 b5 43. Kh3) 40... Rxe3+ 41. Kd1 Kd4 42. Rf7 Bb4 43. Rf4+ { The position is equal.} Ke5 44. Rf2 Re1+ 45. Kc2 b5 46. a4 bxa4 47. Bxa4 Bc5 48. Rd2 Re4 49. Bc6 {[#] And now Rd5+ would win.} Rc4+ 50. Kd3 Rb4 51. Ke2 { Rd5+ is the strong threat.} Bd4 52. Ra2 Bb6 53. Ra4 $1 {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 60%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.05"] [Round "9"] [White "Kovalev, Vladislav"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B35"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2695"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,37,37,31,53,53,47,50,50,26,52,34,15,17,21,9,8,7,4,8,0,4,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 Re8 {B35: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: main line} 9. f3 {LiveBook: 36 Games} d5 (9... e6 10. f4 d6 11. Ndb5 Bf8 12. Qf3 a6 13. Nd4 Na5 14. O-O b5 15. f5 exf5 16. exf5 {1/2-1/2 (39) Navara,D (2745)-Mamedov,R (2704) Shamkir 2018}) 10. exd5 Nb4 $146 {[%cal Rf6d5] White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 10... Na5 11. Qd2 Nxb3 12. Nxb3 b5 13. O-O-O Bb7 14. Nc5 b4 15. Nxb7 bxc3 16. Qxc3 {1-0 (26) Popovic,M (1871)-Vadila,O (1771) Liptovsky Mikulas 2017}) 11. Nde2 e6 {[%cal Rb4d5]} 12. Bd4 exd5 13. O-O Be6 14. Bf2 {The position is equal. } d4 15. Nxd4 Bxb3 16. Nxb3 Qxd1 17. Raxd1 Nxc2 18. Na5 b6 19. Nc4 1/2-1/2 [Event "19th Karpov Poikovsky 2018"] [Site "Poikovsky"] [Date "2018.06.05"] [Round "9"] [White "Bologan, Victor"] [Black "Sutovsky, Emil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2610"] [BlackElo "2647"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,67,34,22,33,0,-5,-7,23,-42,-35,-34,12,26,50,21,46,74,87,42,271,158, 218,220,220,204,221,219,218,210,200,217,214,201,217,205,212,208,235,217,233, 230,224,230,367,364,373,373,385,421,427,386,597,576,722,695,1069,1085,1151, 1153]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 g5 {C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} (6... g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Bb3 Re8 10. Nf1 Be6 11. h3 d5 12. Ng3 Qd7 13. Ba4 Nh7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Rad8 16. Be3 dxe4 17. Nxc6 bxc6 18. Nxe4 {1/2-1/2 (33) Anand,V (2782) -Ponkratov,P (2613) Riadh 2017}) 7. d4 g4 8. Nfd2 Bg7 {The position is equal.} 9. f4 $146 (9. Bb5 $11) ({Predecessor:} 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. d5 Ne7 11. c4 c6 12. dxc6 bxc6 13. Ba4 h5 14. Nc3 {1-0 (44) Tischbierek,R (2434)-Schreiner,P (2480) Germany 2018}) 9... exd4 $15 10. cxd4 Nxe4 11. Nxe4 d5 12. f5 {And now f6 would win.} dxe4 (12... dxc4 $6 13. d5 $16) 13. d5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Ne5 {[#]} 14. Nc3 $1 Qh4 $2 (14... O-O $14 15. Bb3 {[#] } Nf3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 16. gxf3 exf3) 15. Nxe4 (15. f6 $18 Bf8 16. Bf4 (16. Qd4 Bd6 $14) 16... Qxf6 17. Bb5+ Nd7 18. Bxc7) 15... g3 ({But not} 15... Nxc4 $2 16. f6 $18) (15... O-O $16) 16. hxg3 Qxe4 17. Rf4 Qxf5 18. Rxf5 Bxf5 19. Qa4+ Bd7 20. Bb5 c6 21. dxc6 bxc6 22. Be2 O-O 23. Bd2 c5 24. Qe4 Rae8 {Hoping for .. .Ng4.} 25. Bc3 Nc6 26. Qd5 Nd4 (26... Bxc3 $142 27. bxc3 Rxe2) 27. Bf1 $18 Be6 28. Qxc5 Rc8 29. Qxa7 ({Weaker is} 29. Bxd4 Rxc5 30. Bxc5 Bxb2 $11) 29... Ra8 30. Qb7 Rfb8 (30... Bxa2 $142 31. Bc4 Rab8) 31. Qe4 {White is clearly winning.} Ra4 32. Rd1 Bf5 33. Qd5 Be6 34. Qd6 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 41%.} 1-0
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