FIDE World Rapid ch 2018 Day 2 Round 1-10

FIDE World Rapid ch 2018 Day 2 Round 1-10

A kínai világbajnoknő Ju Wenjun félpontos előnnyel vezet, a férfiak viadalán hetes holtverseny az élen. Pénteken a férfiak versenye öt, a női viadal négy fordulóval fejeződik be, szombaton és vasárnap a villám-világbajnokság küzdelmeire kerül sor.

7 players with 7,5/10 lead the open section of the King Salman World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg after Day 2. Among them 5 Russians and 2 Chinese grandmasters: Nepomniatchi (pictured), Andreikin, Wang Hao, Yu Yangyi, Artemiev, Dubov and Matlakov

Ju Wenjun continues to solely top the women’s standings of the King Salman World Rapid Championship 2018 with 7 out of 8. Mariya Muzychuk follows her with 6,5. There are 4 rounds to go on the final day on December, 28. Full standings Ju Wenjun continues to solely top the women’s standings of the King Salman World Rapid Championship 2018 with 7 out of 8. Mariya Muzychuk follows her with 6,5. There are 4 rounds to go on the final day on December, 28. Full standings bellow chess reults


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Magnus Carlsen surrounded with young fans at wrbc2018 in St. Petersburg. After 4/5 on the second day Carlsen still has chances for the rapid title, despite the terrible start. The ultimate day of rapid tomorrow! Photo by Lennart Ootes

 

Happy birthday to Kateryna Lagno, one of the strongest women players and world championship runner up. Flowers from the organizers of #wrbc2018, Kateryna is on 3,5/5 right now.

 

7 players with 7,5/10 lead the open section of the King Salman World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg after Day 2. Among them 5 Russians and 2 Chinese grandmasters: Nepomniatchi (pictured), Andreikin, Wang Hao, Yu Yangyi, Artemiev, Dubov and Matlakov.#wrbc2018

 

More than 100 kids born in 2005 and younger participated in the blitz tournament, side event of the King Salman World Rapid Championship in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Photos by Lennart Ootes

FIDE World Rapid ch 2018 Day 2 Round 1-10 OPEN

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[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Tukhaev, Adam”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B33”]
[WhiteElo “2527”]
[BlackElo “2835”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “144”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5
a6 8. Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 O-O 12. Be2 Bg5 13. Nc2 Ne7 14.
Nxe7+ {B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations} (14. Ncb4 a5 15. Nxe7+
Qxe7 16. Nd5 Qb7 17. Qd3 Bd7 18. O-O Bc6 19. Rfd1 b4 20. Qg3 Bxd5 21. Rxd5 Be7
22. c4 {1-0 (49) Naiditsch,A (2685)-Fier,A (2636) Linares 2015}) 14… Qxe7 15.
O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bb7 16. Qd3 {[#]} (16. Bf3 $11) 16… d5 $1 $15 {
[%cal Rd5e4][%mdl 512]} 17. exd5 Rad8 $1 {[%cal Rd8d5]} 18. c4 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 18. Ne3 e4 19. Nf5 exd3 {0-1 (19) Alvarez Justo,E (2033)-Alcala
Valiente,J (2143) Sant Adria de Besos 2017}) 18… bxc4 19. Qa3 Qc7 20. Rfd1
Bxd5 21. Qxa6 Ra8 22. Qb5 Be6 {Hoping for …Rfb8.} 23. Qb4 (23. Nb4 $1 $15)
23… Rab8 24. Qc3 Bf6 25. Rab1 e4 26. Nd4 Qa7 {aiming for …Rfd8.} 27. Qe3 $1
Bxd4 28. Qxd4 Qxa2 29. Rbc1 {[%cal Re2c4]} Rxb2 30. Bxc4 (30. Ra1 $15 Rxe2 31.
Rxa2 Rxa2 32. h3) 30… Bxc4 $17 31. Qxc4 Rxf2 32. Qxe4 Rf6 33. Rf1 Re6 34. Qc4
Qd2 35. Qc3 Qg5 36. Qc5 Re5 37. Qc4 {Qxf7+! would kill now.} g6 (37… Qe3+ {
feels hotter.} 38. Kh1 Re7 39. Qf4 Qe6 40. h3 Rfe8) 38. Rc3 Qd8 39. Rcf3 {
[%cal Rf3f7]} Qe7 40. Rf4 Kg7 41. Qc3 f6 42. Rc4 {Rc7 is the strong threat.}
Rf7 43. Rc6 Re2 44. Qd4 h5 45. Qd3 Qe5 46. Qf3 Qd4+ 47. Kh1 Re3 48. Qd1 Qe4 49.
Rd6 Re2 {[%csl Ge2][%cal Re4g2]} 50. Rg1 Re3 (50… Re7 $17 51. Rd4 Qc6) 51.
Rd4 (51. Rf1 $1 $11) 51… Qb7 52. Rd3 Re5 53. Qf3 Qe7 54. Rd5 Re3 55. Qd1 h4
56. Qg4 g5 57. Qd4 Re4 58. Qc3 Kh6 59. Rf5 Qe6 60. Rgf1 {[%cal Rf5f6]} Kg6 (
60… Kh5 {is interesting.} 61. Kg1 Kg6 62. h3 Re5 63. R5f2 Kg7) 61. Qd3 Qxf5 (
{Better is} 61… Kg7 $17 62. Qc3 Re3) 62. Rxf5 $11 Kxf5 $17 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KQ-KRR} 63. g4+ Ke5 64. Qb5+ Kf4 65. Qf5+ Ke3 66. Qc5+ Rd4 {next …
Rfd7 is good for Black.} 67. Qc1+ Ke4 68. Qc2+ Ke5 69. Qf5+ (69. Qe2+ $11 {
keeps the balance.} Kd6 70. Qb2) 69… Kd6 70. Kg2 {[#]} Rd5 $2 (70… Rf4 $1
$17 {[%cal Rf4f5]} 71. Qd3+ Kc7) 71. Qg6 $11 Ke6 72. Kh3 $2 (72. Qe4+ $11 Kd6
73. Qb4+ Ke5 74. Qe1+ Kd6 75. Qb4+ Ke5 76. Qe1+ Kd6 77. Qb4+) 72… Rfd7 {
[%mdl 32768] Accuracy: White = 48%, Black = 54%. . Loss on time!?} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Black “Teske, Henrik”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2746”]
[BlackElo “2483”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,95,0,0,0,0,0,-14,37,8,0,0,14,-26,-22,-18,-10,-29,0,0,0,-7,0,-53,-9,
-20,-16,-36,52,82,68,52,64,37,64,66,96,35,116,113,128,72,70,60,55,45,68,0,16,
19,51,38,56,-60,0,-114,175,158,160,142,146,116,428,410,425,414,620,625,641,533,
636,616,681,599,1002,1002,1028,1020,940,999,979,968,939,880,855,836]} 1. Nf3
Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 g6 4. c4 dxc4 (4… c6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8.
d4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 Qa5 10. Rc1 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 e6 12. e3 Rfc8 13. Qe2 a6 14. Rfd1 b5
15. e4 bxc4 16. bxc4 {1-0 (54) Le,Q (2715)-Melkumyan,H (2660) chess.com INT
2018}) 5. Na3 {[%cal Bb1a3,Ba3c4,Bc4e5][%mdl 32]} Be6 6. Qc2 {A09: Réti
Opening: 1 Nf3 d5 2 c4} Bg7 7. Nxc4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} O-O 8. O-O {The
position is equal.} c5 9. Nce5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. d3 Nc6 10. Be3 b6 11.
Rfc1 Nd5 12. Bd2 h6 13. a3 Qd7 14. Rab1 {0-1 (37) Nanu,C (2418)-Lupulescu,C
(2348) Baile Tusnad 2001}) 9… Qb6 (9… Na6 $11) 10. Ng5 Bd5 11. e4 Nc6 12.
Nxg6 (12. f4 $5 {[%cal Re4d5]} Nd4 13. Qd1 $11) 12… hxg6 13. exd5 Nd4 14. Qc4
Ng4 15. f4 Rad8 16. h3 Nf6 17. d3 (17. Rb1 $11) 17… Ne8 {[%mdl 1024] Black
has compensation.} (17… Qc7 $5 {[%cal Rb7b5]} 18. a4 b6 $11) 18. Kh2 Nd6 19.
Qa4 Qc7 ({Black should try} 19… Rc8 $15) 20. Bd2 $14 b6 21. Rac1 N6f5 {
With the idea …Ne2.} 22. Rfe1 Bh6 {[#] Hoping for …Bxg5.} 23. Ne4 Kg7 24.
d6 (24. b4 $16) 24… Rxd6 (24… exd6 $14 25. Nc3 Kh8) 25. Nxd6 $16 Qxd6 26.
Re4 ({But not} 26. Qxa7 $6 g5 $11) (26. b4 $142) 26… a5 27. Rce1 Kh7 28. a3
Rd8 29. b4 (29. Bc3 $14) 29… axb4 30. axb4 c4 31. Qa2 Nb3 32. Bf1 (32. Be3 $1
$14) 32… Nfd4 ({Better is} 32… Qd5 $1 $15 33. g4 Nh4) 33. R1e3 (33. Bg2 $11
{remains equal.} e6 34. Bc3 cxd3 35. Rd1) 33… e6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (33… Nxd2
$17 34. Qxd2 Bg7) 34. Bc3 $18 Nf5 35. Re1 Nbd4 {Strongly threatening …Nf3+.}
36. Qf2 Nb5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36… cxd3 $16 {is a better chance.} 37. Rd1 (37.
Bxd3 Nf3+ 38. Qxf3 Qxd3 $16) 37… Qd5) 37. Be5 Qxb4 {Now …Nbd6 and Black
clings on.} 38. Rxc4 {[%cal Be4c4,Bc4c2,Bc2b2][%mdl 32]} Qb3 (38… Qf8 $142
39. Qxb6 Nbd6) 39. g4 {White is clearly winning.} Nfd6 40. Rc2 Qb4 41. Rb2 Qa4
42. d4 Nc4 43. Bxc4 Qxc4 44. Qh4 {White threatens g5 and mate.} Nxd4 45. Qxd8 {
[%csl Ge5][%cal Rd8h8][%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} Nf3+ 46. Kh1 {[%csl Ge5]
[%cal Rd8h8]} Nxe5 47. fxe5 Qc3 48. Qh4 {Accuracy: White = 46%, Black = 28%.}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.3”]
[White “Tari, Aryan”]
[Black “Artemiev, Vladislav”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B52”]
[WhiteElo “2620”]
[BlackElo “2709”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “120”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,120,20,8,3,3,0,7,4,8,0,13,14,10,5,7,-14,-14,-11,-13,-10,-11,-19,-8,
-21,-20,-25,-34,-28,-16,-16,-18,-18,-21,-43,-44,-39,-36,-45,-45,-37,-37,-38,
-37,-68,-64,-64,-68,-75,-64,-64,-68,-122,-122,-139,-122,-122,-122,-122,-122,
-122,-78,-78,-62,-62,-56,-78,-39,-52,-52,-52,-52,-52,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-10,
-2394,-2210,-2777,-2372,-29942,-12842,-29940,-29939,-12516,-11580,-1361,-982,
-29951,-29952,-29953,-12846,-29958,-29950,-29957,-29950,-29964,-29959,-29980,
-29981,-29978,-29979]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. c4 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6.
Nxd4 g6 {B54: Sicilian: 2…d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4, Unusual Lines} 7. Nc3 Bg7 8.
Be3 Nf6 9. f3 O-O {LiveBook: 23 Games} 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. O-O e5 12. Nde2 Be6
13. Qa4 d5 (13… Qc7 {keeps more tension.} 14. b3 a5 15. Rad1 Rfd8 16. Rd2
Rac8) 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 Qxd5 {[#]} 17. Rfd1 $146 Qb7 18. Rd2
a5 19. Nc3 Qb4 20. Qxb4 axb4 21. Nd5 Bxd5 22. Rxd5 e4 23. Bd4 $1 exf3 24. Bxg7
Kxg7 25. gxf3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rfc8 26. Rd2 Ra5 27. Kf2 Rh5
28. Kg3 Rg5+ 29. Kf2 Rc4 30. a4 bxa3 31. bxa3 Rh4 32. Kf1 Ra4 33. Re2 Kf6 34.
Rg2 ({White should try} 34. Rb2 $15) 34… Rf5 $17 35. Kf2 h5 36. Ke3 Re5+ 37.
Kf2 Kf5 38. Rgg1 Kf4 39. Rge1 Rea5 40. Re3 Kf5 41. Rb1 g5 {[%cal Bg6g5,Bg5g4]
[%mdl 32]} 42. Rb4 Rxa3 43. Rxa3 Rxa3 $15 {KR-KR} 44. h4 $1 g4 45. Rb5+ Ke6 46.
Rb6+ Ke7 47. Rb7+ Kf6 48. Rb6+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (48. fxg4 $11 hxg4 49. Rb4)
48… Kg7 $1 $19 49. fxg4 hxg4 50. Rb5 f6 (50… Rf3+ $142 51. Kg1 f5 52. Kg2
Kg6 53. Rb8 Rh3 54. Rh8 Kg7 55. Rh5 Kf6 56. Rh6+ Ke5 57. Rh8 Kf4 58. h5 Kg5 59.
Ra8 f4 60. Rg8+ Kh4 61. h6 f3+ 62. Kf2 Rh2+ 63. Ke3 f2 64. Ke2 Kg3 65. Rg6 Rh1
66. Rf6 Re1+ 67. Kd3 f1=Q+ 68. Rxf1 Rxf1 69. Ke3 Re1+ 70. Kd3 Kf2 71. h7 Rh1
72. Ke4 g3 73. Ke5 g2 74. Ke6 g1=Q 75. Ke5 Rxh7 76. Kd4 Kf3+ 77. Kc4 Qb6 78.
Kd3 Rc7 79. Kd2 Qe3+ 80. Kd1 Qe2#) 51. Kg2 Rf3 52. Rb4 f5 53. Rb6 Rh3 54. Rc6
Rxh4 55. Kg3 Rh3+ 56. Kf4 Rf3+ {Black mates.} 57. Kg5 Kf7 58. Ra6 g3 59. Rf6+
Ke7 60. Rg6 Rf1 {Accuracy: White = 50%, Black = 76%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Fedoseev, Vladimir”]
[Black “Tregubov, Pavel V.”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2719”]
[BlackElo “2592”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “126”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,126,10,12,0,21,25,35,31,30,26,49,48,47,40,40,39,36,38,41,43,40,4,5,6,
17,0,13,5,12,0,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,-6,-6,-22,-15,-8,-6,-6,0,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
-57,-44,-25,-5,-21,-20,-20,-8,-8,-22,-8,0,-30,0,0,0,-32,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-20,
-20,-20,-20,-65,-12,-14,-8,-8,0,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-22,-8,-47,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nd3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6.
Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3e2,Be2f4][%mdl 32] C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and
unusual White 3rd moves} (6. Nf4 Nc6 7. Nd5 Nd4 8. Nxe7 Nxe2 9. Nd5 Nd4 10. Na3
Ne6 11. f3 N4c5 {1/2-1/2 (80) Carlsen,M (2835)-Caruana,F (2832) London 2018})
6… Nf6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 7. b3 c6 8. Bb2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. Qxe7+ Bxe7
9. Ba3 O-O 10. O-O-O Rd8 {1/2-1/2 (10) Dvalishvili,P (2399)-Ulko,J (2476)
Moscow 2011}) 8… Qxe2+ 9. Nxe2 Be7 10. f3 h5 11. h4 Na6 12. O-O-O Bd7 13. g3
O-O-O 14. Nef4 Rde8 15. Bh3 Bd8 16. Rde1 Rxe1+ 17. Rxe1 Nc7 18. Nf2 (18. Bf1 {
feels hotter.} Bf5 19. Nf2 g6 20. Ne4 Nxe4 21. fxe4 Re8 22. Bg2) 18… Re8 19.
Rxe8 Ncxe8 20. Kd1 g6 21. Ke2 Bxh3 22. N2xh3 Kd7 23. Ng5 Ke7 24. c4 Bc7 25. Ng2
d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5e4][%mdl 32]} 26. f4 Ne4 27. Nxe4 dxe4 $11 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KBN-KBN} 28. Bd4 a6 29. Ne3 Ke6 30. c5 f6 31. d3 exd3+ 32. Kxd3 Ng7 33.
Nc4 ({Better is} 33. Nc2 $11) 33… Nf5 $15 34. Bf2 Kd5 35. b4 Bd8 36. Nd2 a5
37. a3 axb4 38. axb4 Ke6 39. Kc4 Ne7 40. Nf3 Nf5 41. Ne1 Bc7 42. Nf3 Bd8 43.
Kd3 Kd5 44. Nd2 g5 45. Ne4 {[%cal Rf4g5]} gxf4 46. gxf4 Ke6 47. Nd2 Ne7 ({
Black should play} 47… Bc7 $15) 48. Nf3 $11 Nd5 {Hoping for …Kf5.} 49. Nd4+
Kd7 50. Be1 Nxf4+ 51. Ke4 Ne6 {[#] aiming for …Nxd4.} 52. Nf5 b6 53. cxb6
Bxb6 54. Bc3 Bd8 55. Bb2 Ke8 56. Nd6+ Ke7 57. Nc4 Kf7 58. Kf5 Be7 {[#] …Ng7+
is the strong threat.} 59. Bxf6 $1 {Black must now prevent Ne5+.The position
is equal.} Bxf6 60. Nd6+ Ke7 61. Nc8+ Kf7 62. Nd6+ Ke7 63. Nc8+ Kf7 {Accuracy:
White = 50%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.5”]
[White “Hovhannisyan, Robert”]
[Black “Aronian, Levon”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2637”]
[BlackElo “2765”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “133”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,133,44,42,51,33,55,45,51,50,52,43,45,41,50,31,31,20,23,17,38,23,41,
12,11,22,25,30,29,10,8,7,22,9,13,10,20,0,12,0,32,0,0,0,18,0,0,0,86,0,0,0,56,54,
104,104,95,95,95,0,0,0,0,0,250,243,493,485,1052,1048,1048,1018,905,850,1275,
882,1156,1140,1077,874,970,939,957,788,787,770,895,758,669,610,733,730,681,684,
789,699,879,750,651,645,639,637,630,589,724,562,850,542,519,481,1212,1208,
29973,29974,29974,29975,29977,29978,29978,29979,29979,29980,29982,29983]} 1. e4
g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 c6 4. Nf3 d6 5. h3 Nf6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O {LiveBook: 83
Games} Re8 {B08: Pirc Defence: Classical System} (7… Nbd7 8. e5 Ne8 9. Bf4
dxe5 10. dxe5 Nc5 11. Qd2 Bf5 12. Bxf5 Qxd2 13. Bxd2 gxf5 14. Bg5 f6 15. exf6
Nxf6 {1/2-1/2 (46) Gabuzyan,H (2578)-Petrosian,T (2643) Golden Sands 2015}) 8.
Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. a4 a5 9. Be3 Qc7 10. Qe2 b6 11. d5 c5 12. Nd2 Ba6
13. Nb5 Bxb5 14. Bxb5 Nbd7 15. c3 {1/2-1/2 (70) Draskovic,L (2330)-Shabanaj,S
(2170) Cetinje 2012}) 8… Qb6 9. Rb1 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7c5,Bc5d3][%mdl 32]
White is slightly better.} 10. e5 dxe5 11. dxe5 Nd5 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Qd2 (13.
c3 {is interesting.} Nc5 14. Bc2 Ne6 15. Be3 Qc6 16. Re1) 13… Nc5 14. Rfe1
Nxd3 15. cxd3 d4 16. Bh6 Bf5 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. Rbc1 Rad8 19. Rc4 a5 20. b4 a4
21. a3 Rd5 22. Rec1 Red8 23. Rc7 R8d7 24. Rxd7 Rxd7 25. Rc5 h6 26. g4 Be6 27.
Qf4 Qd8 28. Kh2 b6 29. Rc1 Bd5 (29… g5 $11 {remains equal.} 30. Nxg5 hxg5 31.
Qxg5+ Kf8) 30. h4 (30. Nxd4 $16 Rc7 31. Kg3) 30… Bxf3 $11 31. Qxf3 {[%mdl
4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} e6 (31… Rc7 $11 32. Rxc7 Qxc7) 32. Kg3 $14 Rd5 {[#]}
33. Qe4 $1 Qb8 34. f4 b5 35. Kf3 (35. Rc2 $16) 35… Qd8 $1 $11 36. g5 hxg5 $1
37. hxg5 Qh8 $2 (37… Qb8 $11) 38. Kg3 $18 Qb8 $2 {[#]} (38… Rd8 39. Rh1 Qg8
) 39. Qh1 $1 {[%cal Rh1h6] White wants to mate with Qh6+.} Qh8 (39… Qf8 $142
40. Qh6+ Kg8 41. Qxf8+ Kxf8) 40. Qxh8+ Kxh8 {KR-KR} 41. Rc8+ Kg7 42. Kf3 Kh7
43. Ke4 Kg7 44. Rb8 Kh7 45. Ra8 Kg7 46. Rc8 Rd7 47. Rc5 Rb7 48. Kxd4 Kf8 49.
Rc6 Rd7+ 50. Ke4 Ke7 51. Rb6 Rc7 52. Kd4 Rd7+ 53. Kc3 Rd5 54. Rb7+ Kf8 55. d4
Ke8 56. Kd3 Kf8 57. Rc7 Ke8 58. Ke3 Kf8 59. Ke4 Ke8 60. Kd3 Kf8 (60… Rd8 $142
61. Rb7 Rd5) 61. Rc5 Ke7 62. Rxd5 {White mates.} exd5 63. Ke3 Kd7 64. Kf3 Ke7
65. Kg4 Ke6 {[#]} 66. f5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Ke7 (66… gxf5+ 67. Kf4) 67. Kf4 {
Accuracy: White = 61%, Black = 43%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.6”]
[White “Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar”]
[Black “Gasanov, Eldar”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A85”]
[WhiteElo “2817”]
[BlackElo “2499”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “42”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,42,-13,10,5,27,4,14,8,19,9,42,23,74,56,53,46,31,31,100,89,270,259,410,
410,399,392,365,127,126,105,104,102,137,135,1097]} 1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6
4. e3 b6 5. d5 (5. Bd3 Bb7 6. f3 c5 7. Nge2 Nc6 8. O-O Bd6 9. d5 Ne5 10. e4
fxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Qc7 13. Nc3 Nxc4 14. f4 O-O-O {1-0 (48) Laznicka,V
(2679)-Vallejo Pons,F (2698) Dubai 2014}) 5… Bd6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5…
Bb4 6. Nge2 O-O 7. a3 Bd6 8. g3 Ba6 9. Bg2 Bxc4 10. dxe6 Nc6 11. exd7 Qxd7 12.
Qa4 b5 13. Nxb5 Ne5 14. Bxa8 Bxb5 15. Qxa7 Bxe2 16. Kxe2 Qb5+ 17. Kd1 Ne4 18.
Bxe4 fxe4 19. Qd4 Rxf2 {0-1 (19) Fourzan,R-Schuster,P (2547) ICCF email 2002})
6. g3 {A85: Dutch Defence: 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3} Bb7 7. Bg2 O-O 8. Nge2 {The
position is equal.} Na6 9. O-O c6 10. b3 Nc7 (10… Qe7 $11 {remains equal.})
11. dxc6 dxc6 12. Nd4 Qd7 13. Bb2 g6 (13… Rab8 $14) 14. Ncb5 $16 Nxb5 $2 {[#]
} (14… Rad8 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 15. cxb5 $18 Ne4 (15… Qe7 $142 16. Qd3 (
16. bxc6 Ba6 $16) (16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. bxc6 Ba3 $18) 16… a5 17. Nxc6 Bxc6) 16.
bxc6 Bxc6 17. Nxc6 Qxc6 {[#]} 18. Rc1 $2 (18. Qd4 e5 $16) (18. Bxe4 fxe4 19.
Qd4 e5 $16) (18. f3 $1 $18 {[%cal Rf3e4] is the precise move to win.} Ng5 19.
f4 (19. Qd4 e5 $16)) 18… Qd5 $16 19. Qxd5 exd5 20. Rfd1 Rac8 21. Bxe4 Rxc1 $4
{[%mdl 8192] Accuracy: White = 55%, Black = 7%.} (21… fxe4 $16 22. Rxc8 (22.
Rxd5 Rxc1+ 23. Bxc1 Bc5 $16) 22… Rxc8) 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.7”]
[White “Gabrielian, Artur”]
[Black “Wang, Hao”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C55”]
[WhiteElo “2499”]
[BlackElo “2730”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “116”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,116,58,34,32,49,48,35,63,-7,0,-18,-23,-45,-20,-32,-20,-59,-51,-48,
-57,-108,-102,-75,-73,-88,-79,-102,-97,-96,-70,-152,-108,-102,-91,-83,-86,-108,
-79,-79,-69,-88,-60,-62,-59,-72,-67,-95,-87,-93,-18,-172,-180,-161,-172,-165,
-159,-258,-210,-252,-237,-335,-321,-386,-400,-396,-398,-377,-376,-453,-423,
-488,-488,-491,-491,-481,-481,-479,-454,-451,-447,-438,-429,-518,-448,-349,
-230,-795,-789,-1374,-1369,-1644,-1612,-1552,-1532,-1381,-1368,-1444,-1336]} 1.
e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 g6 7. d4 Qe7 8. Re1 Bg7 9.
h3 O-O 10. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} Bd7 11. a4 {LiveBook: 3
Games. C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} (11. Nf1
Rfe8 12. Ng3 Qf8 13. Bd2 Rad8 14. a3 Bc8 15. Bb5 Bd7 16. Qb3 Na5 17. Qa4 Bxb5
18. Qxa5 c6 19. dxe5 {1-0 (92) Sethuraman,S (2646)-Karthikeyan,M (2585) Moscow
2018}) 11… a5 12. Nf1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. b3 Rfe8 13. Ba3 Qd8 14. Kh2 {
1/2-1/2 (14) Zuriel,M (2197)-Hase,J (2311) Necochea 2007}) 12… Rfe8 13. Ng3 {
White is slightly better.} Qf8 14. Qb3 (14. Bd2 $14) 14… exd4 $11 15. cxd4 (
15. Nxd4 {keeps more tension.} d5 16. Bxd5 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 Nxd4 18. cxd4 Bc6 19.
Qc4) 15… d5 $1 {[%cal Rd5c4]} 16. exd5 Nxd4 17. Rxe8 Nxf3+ 18. Qxf3 Nxe8 19.
Bb3 Qb4 20. Bf4 (20. Nf1 $15) 20… g5 $17 ({Don’t play} 20… Bxb2 $6 21. Rb1
$11) 21. Bc1 Qe1+ 22. Nf1 Nd6 23. Qd1 Qxd1 24. Bxd1 b6 25. Bg4 ({White should
play} 25. Ra2 $15) 25… Bxg4 26. hxg4 Re8 27. Ne3 Re4 28. Ra2 Rb4 29. Kf1 Kf8
30. f3 Ke8 31. Ke2 Kd7 32. Kd3 Be5 33. Kc2 Bf4 34. Ra1 Nc4 ({Black should try}
34… Bxe3 $17 35. Bxe3 f5) 35. Nf5 $2 {[#]} (35. Nd1 $1 $11 {and White stays
safe.}) 35… Bxc1 $1 $19 36. Rxc1 Rxb2+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} ({
Don’t do} 36… Nxb2 37. Nxh6 Nxa4 38. Nxf7 $15) 37. Kc3 Rb4 38. Rh1 (38. Nxh6
$17 {was necessary.} Ne5 39. Rh1) 38… Rxa4 39. Rxh6 Ne5 40. Ng3 {[#]} (40.
Kb2 $142) 40… Nxg4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 41. Rh5 (41. fxg4 Ra3+) 41… Ne3 42. Rxg5
Nxg2 43. Ne4 Ne3 44. Kd3 Ra3+ 45. Kd4 Nc2+ 46. Ke5 Rxf3 47. Rg8 {White hopes
to continue with Nf6+.} Ne3 48. Nf6+ {[#]} Rxf6 $1 49. Kxf6 {and the idea Ke5
leaves White hopeful.} Nxd5+ {KR-KN} 50. Ke5 Kc6 51. Rg1 {Black must now
prevent Rc1+.} Nb4 52. Rc1+ Kd7 {Hoping for …Nd3+.} 53. Kf6 $2 (53. Rf1)
53… c5 {Black is clearly winning.} 54. Kxf7 Kd6 55. Rd1+ Nd5 56. Kg6 Ke5 57.
Re1+ Kd4 58. Kf5 Ne3+ {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 71%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.8”]
[White “Karjakin, Sergey”]
[Black “Yilmaz, Mustafa”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2753”]
[BlackElo “2636”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “119”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:23]
} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:01:17]} 10. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 11. Nd5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 12. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 13.
Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 14. c4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} 15. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:02:47]} 16. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 17. Nh4 {[%emt 0:03:56]} g6 {[%emt 0:03:
19]} 18. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 19. b3 {[%emt 0:02:52]}
Nbxd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 20. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 21. Ng5 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 22. Bxf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxf8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 23. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 24. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:01:21]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Qxd6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 27. Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:
22]} 28. g3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qf5
{[%emt 0:00:23]} 30. Re3 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 31. Qd5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rcd8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 32. Qxd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 35. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 36.
Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 37. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Qe4+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. h4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Rda1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 41.
R5a4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kg8 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 43. Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 44. Rb8+ {
[%emt 0:01:24]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 45. Rbb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe1+ {[%emt 0:
00:34]} 46. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 48. Rxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Rxf7+
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:
00:23]} 51. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 52. g4 {[%emt 0:00:41]}
hxg4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 53. Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 54. Kf4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 55. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 56. h5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Kxh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 58. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 59. Kg5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 60. f4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.9”]
[White “Goganov, Aleksey”]
[Black “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D85”]
[WhiteElo “2612”]
[BlackElo “2763”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “60”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,60,11,4,8,24,0,0,-18,-14,-23,25,-4,-8,-25,-14,-41,-35,-41,-5,-31,-23,
-35,-34,-57,-65,-53,-64,-60,2,-162,-131,-231,-196,-336,-323,-496,-495,-484,
-497,-587,-581]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3
Bg7 7. Bg5 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7
Nf3} (7. Bc4 c5 8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Be3 O-O 10. O-O Bg4 11. f3 Bd7 12. Rb1 Qc7 13. h4
cxd4 14. cxd4 Nxd4 15. Bxf7+ Rxf7 16. Nxd4 Rd8 17. Qb3 Qg3 18. Ne2 Qxh4 19. Bf2
Qf6 20. Rfd1 b6 {1/2-1/2 (119) Karjakin,S (2773)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2779)
Saint Louis 2018}) 7… c5 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Rc1 Bg4 10. d5 Qd6 11. Be2 Bxf3 {
LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Bxf3 Nd7 13. O-O b5 14. Be2 c4 {[#]} 15. f4 $146 {
[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} e6 (15… f6 $5 16. Bh4 $8 Nc5 $11) 16. e5 Qc5+
17. Kh1 exd5 18. Bg4 Nb6 19. Qe1 Qc6 20. f5 {[#] f6 is the strong threat.} f6
21. exf6 Bxf6 22. Bh6 {And now fxg6 would win.} Rae8 $1 {[%cal Re8e1]} 23. Qd2
Bg7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is pushing.} 24. Rf3 Re4 (24… Qd7 $15) 25. Rg3 $2
(25. fxg6 $11 Qxg6 26. Bxg7 Kxg7 27. Bh3) 25… Qf6 26. Bxg7 (26. h3 $17 {
might work better.} Qe5 27. Rf3) 26… Kxg7 $19 ({Not} 26… Qxg7 27. Bf3 $15)
27. Bf3 (27. Rg1 $142) 27… Qxf5 28. Qb2 (28. Kg1 {is a better defense.} Qf4
29. Qxf4 Rexf4 30. Rg5) 28… Re3 {Black is clearly winning.} 29. Qxb5 Qe5 {
[#] ( -> …Re1+)} 30. Qb1 Re8 {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 61%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.10”]
[White “Harikrishna, Pentala”]
[Black “Hakobyan, Aram”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2725”]
[BlackElo “2545”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “115”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,115,37,8,25,13,58,10,43,51,47,18,55,51,43,35,47,42,41,43,39,43,42,48,
66,62,39,47,37,34,93,96,93,93,90,74,84,71,74,75,70,62,75,62,88,85,202,229,213,
211,216,222,240,203,247,243,223,194,186,175,220,220,292,284,275,272,247,248,
394,378,404,404,394,358,457,406,633,647,602,591,721,657,809,753,889,835,963,
891,1794,1707,1794,1484,2332,1854,6199,4055,29964,5206,29981,29982]} 1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O Ba7 7. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano:
4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} d6 8. Re1 Ng4 9. Re2 Qf6 10. Na3 {
LiveBook: 3 Games} O-O 11. Nc2 Be6 12. Bxe6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. h3 Nh6 13.
Bg5 Qg6 14. Qd2 Bxc4 15. dxc4 {0-1 (72) Van Foreest,J (2609)-Adhiban,B (2671)
Hoogeveen 2017}) 12… fxe6 (12… Qxe6 {seems wilder.} 13. h3 Nf6 14. d4 exd4
15. Nfxd4 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. cxd4 Rae8) 13. h3 Nh6 14. Be3 Ne7 15. Bxa7
Rxa7 16. d4 Nf7 17. Ne3 Ng6 18. Ng4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.}
Qd8 19. Re3 h5 20. Ngh2 Qf6 21. g3 h4 22. Ng4 Qe7 23. dxe5 dxe5 (23… hxg3 $14
24. fxg3 Nfxe5) 24. Rd3 $16 hxg3 25. fxg3 Raa8 26. Qe2 Rad8 27. Rxd8 (27. Kg2 {
with more complications.} Rd6 28. Re3 Rfd8 29. Rf1 Nh6 30. Nf2) 27… Rxd8 28.
h4 Nf8 29. Kg2 Qd6 30. Rf1 Nh7 31. Rf2 Nf6 {[#]} (31… Rf8 $16 {was worth a
try.}) 32. Nxf6+ $1 $18 gxf6 {[#]} 33. Nh2 $1 {aiming for Qg4+.} Qd1 34. Qg4+
Kf8 35. Qxe6 Rd6 36. Qc8+ Kg7 37. Qg4+ ({Resist} 37. Qxb7 $6 Qxa4 38. Ng4 Qd7)
37… Qxg4 38. Nxg4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Re6 39. Ne3 Nd6 40. Kf3 Re8
41. Rd2 Kf7 42. Nf5 Rd8 (42… Nxf5 $142 43. exf5 Ke7) 43. g4 Ke6 44. Nxd6 cxd6
{KR-KR} 45. a5 Rh8 46. h5 Rh7 (46… Rc8 $142 47. Kg3 Re8) 47. c4 Rc7 48. b3 {
[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3b4,Bb4c5][%mdl 32]} Rh7 49. Rd5 Rc7 50. Kg3 Rg7 51. Kh4 Rh7 52.
b4 Rc7 53. c5 dxc5 54. bxc5 Rc8 55. h6 {[%cal Bh5h6,Bh6h7][%mdl 32]} Rg8 56.
Rd6+ Kf7 57. Rd7+ (57. h7 $142 Ra8 58. Rd7+ Ke6 59. Rxb7 Rh8 60. Ra7 Rb8 61. g5
fxg5+ 62. Kxg5) 57… Kg6 58. h7 {Accuracy: White = 76%, Black = 37%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.11”]
[White “Shinkevich, Vitaly”]
[Black “Yu, Yangyi”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D37”]
[WhiteElo “2439”]
[BlackElo “2764”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “102”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,102,0,14,15,24,30,30,30,27,27,20,26,7,24,17,27,15,47,29,32,19,42,29,
30,-12,39,37,99,86,72,0,0,0,0,0,0,-58,-50,-54,-4,-8,-9,-6,-6,-6,-5,-12,-3,-3,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,37,30,57,62,140,149,145,147,142,136,130,23,23,23,25,31,62,62,
59,8,8,8,8,8,12,14,57,8,8,0,58]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e3
a6 6. a4 b6 {D24: Queen’s Gambit Accepted: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 Nc3} 7. Bxc4 Bb7 8. O-O
{LiveBook: 174 Games} Nc6 9. Qe2 Na5 10. Ba2 Bb4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… c5
11. Rd1 Qb8 12. e4 cxd4 13. Nxd4 Bd6 14. Nf3 Bc5 15. Bg5 {1-0 (51) Martirosyan,
H (2597)-Urazayev,A (2333) Manavgat 2018}) 11. Rd1 O-O 12. Ne5 c5 13. Nd3 Qe7
14. Bd2 Rac8 15. Be1 cxd4 16. Nxb4 dxc3 ({Not} 16… Qxb4 $2 17. Nd5 $18) 17.
Bxc3 Ne4 18. Be1 Nc5 19. Rac1 Nxa4 (19… h6 $11) 20. Nxa6 $14 Qg5 (20… Qf6
$14) 21. f4 $16 Qf6 22. b4 (22. Rxc8 $1 $16 Rxc8 23. Rd4) 22… Qb2 $11 23.
Qxb2 Nxb2 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rb1 (25. Rd7 $11 Bxa6 26. bxa5) 25… Nac4 $15 26.
b5 Be4 27. Rc1 Nd3 28. Rxc4 Rxc4 29. Bxc4 Nxe1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN
} 30. Nb8 Nxg2 31. Kf2 $1 Nh4 32. Nd7 Nf5 33. Nxb6 Nd6 34. Be2 Kf8 35. Nd7+ Ke7
36. Nc5 Kd8 37. b6 Bd5 38. Bd3 $1 f5 ({Better is} 38… Nb7 $14 39. Nxb7+ Bxb7)
39. Ke2 $1 $16 h6 {[#]} 40. h4 $1 Nf7 41. Kd2 g5 {[#]} 42. hxg5 (42. fxg5 $1
$16 hxg5 43. h5) 42… hxg5 $11 43. fxg5 Nxg5 44. Kc3 Kc8 45. Ba6+ Kb8 $1 46.
Nd7+ (46. Bc4 $1 $14 Ne4+ 47. Nxe4 Bxe4 48. Bxe6) 46… Ka8 47. Kd4 Bc6 48. Ne5
Bb7 49. Bc4 Kb8 50. Kc5 {Threatens to win with Nd7+.} Ne4+ 51. Kd4 Ng5 {
Accuracy: White = 74%, Black = 49%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.12”]
[White “Kamsky, Gata”]
[Black “Sychev, Klementy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C74”]
[WhiteElo “2666”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “87”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,87,16,0,87,71,63,54,53,0,35,0,0,-17,0,-14,-29,-32,-25,-39,-30,-43,
218,218,303,295,298,288,335,336,323,306,345,342,348,347,375,366,380,373,404,
403,390,372,456,447,617,604,654,657,2992,2770,3104,3104,2308,2198,2337,1908,
1814,1694,2035,1856,29976,29976,6095,5233]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4.
Ba4 d6 5. c3 f5 6. exf5 Bxf5 7. O-O Bd3 8. Re1 Be7 9. Bc2 Bxc2 10. Qxc2 Nf6 11.
d4 e4 12. Ng5 {[%cal Bf3g5,Bg5e6,Be6c7][%mdl 32] C74: Ruy Lopez: Deferred
Steinitz: 5 c3 f5} d5 13. Nd2 {[#] LiveBook: 6 Games} (13. f3 h6 14. Nh3 O-O
15. Nd2 exf3 16. Nxf3 Rf7 17. Nf2 Bd6 18. Bd2 Qf8 19. Ne5 Bxe5 20. dxe5 Nd7 21.
Ng4 {1/2-1/2 (52) Fressinet,L (2657)-Stevic,H (2616) Heraklio 2017}) 13… Nh5
$146 {[#]} (13… h6 $11 14. Nh3 (14. Ne6 Qd7 $15) 14… g5) ({Predecessor:}
13… h6 14. Nh3 O-O 15. f3 exf3 16. Nxf3 Qd7 17. Qg6 Qe8 {1/2-1/2 (17) Pacher,
M (2471)-Szabo,K (2513) Austria 2016}) 14. Ndxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512] White is
better.} dxe4 15. Qxe4 {aiming for Qe6.} Nf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 16. Qc2 {
[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} Qd7 $1 17. Ne6 Kf7 $1 18. Bf4 Rhc8 19. Qb3
{Threatens to win with Ng5+.} Qd5 20. Nxc7 Qxb3 21. axb3 Ra7 22. d5 Nh5 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (22… Bd8 $15 {stays ahead.}) 23. dxc6 $18 Nxf4 {[#]} 24. Nb5 $1
{[%cal Rb5a7][%mdl 512]} axb5 25. Rxa7 Rxc6 26. Rxb7 Ne6 27. Rxb5 Rd6 28. g3
Bf6 29. Re2 g5 30. h3 h5 31. Kg2 Kg6 32. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} h4
33. Ra5 hxg3 34. fxg3 Ng7 35. b5 Nf5 36. Ra6 Rd3 37. Ree6 Ne3+ 38. Kf2 Nd5 39.
c4 Kf5 40. cxd5 Bd4+ 41. Kg2 Rd2+ 42. Kf1 Rxb2 43. Ra4 Rb1+ 44. Ke2 {Accuracy:
White = 71%, Black = 29%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.13”]
[White “Rechlis, Gad”]
[Black “Svidler, Peter”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B23”]
[WhiteElo “2521”]
[BlackElo “2737”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:02:54]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:49]} 3. f4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} e6 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 6. e5 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 7. Ne4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 8. fxe5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 9. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:02:28]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:42]} 10. Bb5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 11. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 12. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:02:55]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 13. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 14. b4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:54]
} 15. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. a4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Ne7 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 17. O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 18. Rf2 {[%emt 0:
02:29]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 19. Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 20.
d4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} exd4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 21. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bf5 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} 22. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 23. Qxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 24. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} d3+ {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 25. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:32]}
axb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 27. Bxf8+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. Rd1
{[%emt 0:00:07]} Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 29. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 30. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} axb3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 31. Rd7+ {[%emt 0:00:
22]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Qg4+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 33.
Qb4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.14”]
[White “Le, Quang Liem”]
[Black “Popov, Ivan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A20”]
[WhiteElo “2714”]
[BlackElo “2592”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “42”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,42,-11,0,0,-6,-9,0,-2,0,3,0,0,19,0,0,0,0,-23,-16,-37,-48,-36,2,0,-21,
-13,-29,-37,-39,-33,-21,-36,-42,-58,-33]} 1. c4 e5 2. d3 Bb4+ 3. Nd2 c5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 3… c6 4. Ngf3 d6 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 Bc7 7. Bb2 Nf6 8. e3 O-O 9.
Be2 Re8 10. Rc1 Nbd7 {1/2-1/2 (96) Artemiev,V (2706)-Morozevich,A (2656) Sochi
2018}) 4. a3 Ba5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 {A20: English Opening: 1…e5} Nge7 7. Ngf3
O-O 8. O-O {The position is equal.} d6 9. b4 cxb4 10. Nb3 Bc7 11. axb4 Nxb4 12.
Ba3 Nbc6 13. Nfd2 Bg4 14. h3 Be6 15. e3 Rb8 16. d4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White
fights for an advantage.} exd4 17. Nxd4 Nxd4 18. exd4 b5 19. d5 Bd7 20. cxb5
Bxb5 21. Re1 Ng6 {Accuracy: White = 73%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.15”]
[White “Zablotsky, Sergei”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2511”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “106”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,106,24,8,9,0,14,21,22,-18,-22,-16,19,19,36,31,35,-42,-21,-22,-30,-31,
-35,-33,-41,-31,4,-28,46,52,45,56,45,50,41,43,87,5,35,0,0,0,0,-31,-35,-37,-45,
-239,-216,-298,-161,-169,-142,-144,-149,-149,-139,-144,-135,-140,-138,-136,
-138,-164,-159,-162,-135,-138,-115,-135,-83,-135,-135,-139,-134,-135,-134,-220,
-187,-220,-220,-233,-233,-233,-229,-220,-203,-355,-320]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3.
d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h3 Nc6 7. g4 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual
White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} Qb6 8. Nb3 e6 9. Bg2 Be7 (9… Qc7 10.
f4 b5 11. Be3 Be7 12. Qd2 Nd7 13. Qf2 Rb8 14. O-O O-O {1/2-1/2 (60) Li,C (2708)
-Korobov,A (2685) Batumi 2018}) 10. O-O Qc7 11. f4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} b5 {
[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 12. Be3 Bb7 13. g5 Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7c5,Bc5e6]
[%mdl 32]} 14. a4 b4 15. Ne2 $146 O-O 16. a5 Rae8 17. Qd2 Nc5 18. Ned4 (18. h4
$14) 18… Nxd4 19. Qxd4 e5 20. Qxb4 exf4 21. Bxf4 Ne6 22. Bg3 Ba8 23. Nd4 Rb8
(23… Nxd4 $11 24. Qxd4 Bxg5) 24. Nxe6 $14 fxe6 25. Rxf8+ Bxf8 26. Qc3 Qxc3
27. bxc3 Rc8 28. Rd1 (28. Be1 $1 $16) 28… e5 29. Rb1 Rxc3 30. Rb8 Bc6 31. g6
hxg6 32. Bh4 {Be7 is the strong threat.} Kf7 ({Wrong is} 32… Rxc2 $2 33. Be7
$18) 33. Rb6 $2 {[#]} (33. Rc8 $15) 33… d5 $1 $19 {Hoping for …Bc5+.} ({
Don’t take} 33… Rxc2 34. Rxa6 d5 35. Ra7+ Ke8 36. Rc7 $17) 34. Rb3 Rxb3 (
34… Rxc2 $142 {Threatens to win with …Bc5+.} 35. exd5 {[#]} Rxg2+ $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 36. Kxg2 Bxd5+ 37. Rf3+ Ke6) 35. cxb3 dxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KBB-KBB} 36. Bf1 Bc5+ 37. Kh2 Bb7 38. Bc4+ Ke8 39. Be1 Ke7 40. b4 Bd4 41. b5
axb5 42. Bxb5 g5 43. Kg3 e3 {[%cal Be4e3,Be3e2][%mdl 32]} 44. Be2 Kd6 (44…
Be4 $142 45. Bb4+ Ke6) 45. a6 (45. Bb4+ $142 Bc5 46. a6) 45… Bd5 $17 46. Bb4+
Ke6 47. Bg4+ Kf6 48. Bc8 (48. Be2 $17 {might work better.}) 48… e2 49. Bb7
Bc4 50. Kf3 Bd3 51. Be1 Ke6 52. Kg2 Kf5 53. Bc8+ $2 (53. Kg3 {was called for.})
53… Kf4 {Precision: White = 28%, Black = 50%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.16”]
[White “Giri, Anish”]
[Black “Golubov, Saveliy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2783”]
[BlackElo “2482”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “91”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,91,61,72,70,74,57,62,68,72,74,97,78,81,68,75,71,80,17,34,6,29,21,13,
25,89,97,90,97,89,93,83,85,90,90,94,100,102,87,107,94,144,131,181,173,175,181,
164,166,188,191,369,343,362,304,577,570,577,510,985,985,693,693,1296,1286,1348,
2097,1272,895,637,0,1986,2076,2178,1832,2760,2445,29969,29971,29971,29972,
29979,29978]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 d5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bb5+ Nc6 6. O-O Nf6 {
LiveBook: 13 Games} 7. Ne5 {C01: French: Exchange Variation} (7. Re1+ Be7 8.
dxc5 O-O 9. Be3 Ne4 10. Nbd2 Nxc5 11. Nb3 Ne4 12. c4 Bb4 13. Rf1 a6 14. Bxc6
bxc6 15. cxd5 cxd5 {0-1 (51) Kovalev,V (2549)-Stupak,K (2541) Orsha 2018}) 7…
Bd7 8. Re1 {[#] Strongly threatening Nxc6+.} Be7 9. Nxd7 {White is slightly
better.} Qxd7 10. dxc5 Ne4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… O-O 11. b4 a5 12. c3 d4
13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. cxd4 {0-1 (45) Soucek,M (2186)-Georgiev,K
(2426) Sunny Beach 2011}) 11. b4 Bf6 12. c3 $1 {[#] Threatens to win with f3.}
O-O-O $1 13. Qd3 Rhe8 14. Bxc6 ({Better is} 14. Be3 $16) 14… Qxc6 $11 15. Be3
$1 Qa6 16. Qxa6 bxa6 17. Rc1 Nxc3 (17… d4 $1 $11 18. cxd4 Rxd4) 18. Nxc3 $16
{Hoping for Bf4.} d4 19. Bd2 {Black must now prevent Na4.} dxc3 20. Bxc3 Bxc3
21. Rxc3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Re2 22. a3 Rdd2 23. Rf3 f6 24. h4 Rd4
25. g3 Kc7 26. Kf1 Rdd2 27. Re1 Rxe1+ 28. Kxe1 $18 {KR-KR} Ra2 29. Re3 Kd7 30.
h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} g6 $2 (30… h6 {might work better.} 31. Kf1
Rd2) 31. h6 f5 32. Kf1 g5 $2 (32… Rd2 33. Ke1 Rd5) 33. Kg2 f4 34. Rd3+ Kc7 (
34… Ke7 $142 35. c6 Rc2 36. Rd7+ Ke8 37. Rxh7 Rxc6) 35. gxf4 gxf4 36. Kf3 a5
37. b5 a4 38. c6 Kb6 39. Rc3 {White threatens c7 and mate.} Kc7 40. Rd3 (40.
Kg4 $142) 40… Kb6 41. Kxf4 Rxf2+ 42. Ke5 Rc2 43. Rd7 Kxb5 44. c7 {White
mates.} Kb6 45. Rxh7 Rc5+ 46. Ke4 {Accuracy: White = 76%, Black = 29%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.17”]
[White “Potapov, Pavel”]
[Black “Mamedov, Rauf”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B22”]
[WhiteElo “2516”]
[BlackElo “2703”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “111”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,111,-15,0,-32,-27,-23,-30,-60,-50,-69,-68,-75,-46,-59,-35,-30,-12,
-57,-50,-57,-55,-55,-47,-44,-43,-57,-49,-63,-32,-32,-29,-33,-31,-29,-47,-117,
-118,-153,0,-185,-180,-175,-187,-207,-175,-182,-152,-156,-95,-119,-43,-43,-43,
-50,-22,-133,-139,-114,-110,-118,-114,-100,68,81,95,91,80,81,71,73,76,84,82,80,
60,43,50,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} c5 2.
c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Bc4 Nb6 5. Bb3 Nc6 6. Nf3 d5 7. exd6 Qxd6 8. O-O Be6 9.
Bxe6 Qxe6 10. d4 cxd4 11. cxd4 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} (11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. Qxd4
Rd8 13. Qf4 g6 14. Na3 Bg7 15. Be3 O-O 16. Rfe1 Nd5 17. Qc4 a6 18. Bd4 Qf5 19.
Bxg7 Kxg7 20. g3 e6 {1/2-1/2 (20) Savic,M (2545)-Georgiev,K (2590) Veliko
Gradiste 2018}) 11… Qd7 12. Nc3 e6 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bh4 Bb4
15. Qb3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. a3 Bxc3 16. bxc3 O-O 17. Qe2 Rac8 18. Rab1 Nd5
{0-1 (52) Kotliar,M (2325)-Rechlis,G (2445) Netanya 1987}) 15… O-O 16. Rfd1
Bxc3 $1 17. bxc3 Rac8 18. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Qd5 (18… Na5 {
is interesting.} 19. Qb5 Qd5 20. Be7 Rfe8 21. Bb4 Nac4) 19. Qxd5 exd5 20. a5
Nc4 21. a6 b6 22. Bg3 f6 23. Ne1 Kf7 24. Nd3 g5 25. h4 Rfe8 26. Re1 Rxe1+ 27.
Rxe1 Na3 28. hxg5 hxg5 29. f4 (29. Rc1 $15) 29… g4 $1 $17 {[%cal Bg5g4,Bg4g3]
[%mdl 32]} 30. Nf2 Rg8 $2 (30… Ne7 $1 $17 {[%cal Re7f5] aiming for …Nf5.}
31. Nxg4 Nf5) 31. Kf1 $2 {[#]} (31. f5 $1 $11) 31… Ne7 $1 $19 32. Nd3 Nf5 33.
Bf2 g3 34. Bg1 Nb5 35. Nb4 Rd8 (35… Nxc3 $142 36. Rc1 Nb5 37. Nxd5 Rd8) 36.
Rc1 $17 Ne7 (36… Ke6 $17 {Hoping for …Rc8.} 37. c4 dxc4 38. d5+ Kd7 39.
Rxc4 Rh8) 37. Ke2 Nd6 38. Kd3 Rh8 39. Be3 (39. f5 $11 {remains equal.}) 39…
Rh2 40. Rg1 Ke6 41. Bd2 Ne4 42. Be1 Ng6 $2 {[#]} (42… Kd6 $17 43. c4 f5 44.
Nxd5 Nxd5 45. cxd5 Kxd5) 43. f5+ $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf5 44. Nxd5 {Threatens
to win with Ne3+.} Nf2+ 45. Bxf2 gxf2 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 46. Rf1
Ke6 47. Nc7+ Kd7 {[#]} 48. Nb5 $1 Rxg2 49. Nxa7 {Strongly threatening Ke2.}
Nf4+ 50. Ke4 Nh3 $1 {The position is equal.} 51. Kf3 Rg1 52. Ke2 Rg5 (52… f5
$5 53. Nb5 $8 Kc6 $11) 53. Ra1 Rg1 (53… Rg2 $5 54. Rf1 $8 Rg5 $11) 54. Rf1
Rg5 (54… f5 $5 55. Nb5 $8 Kc6 $11) 55. Ra1 Rg1 56. Rf1 {Accuracy: White =
54%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.18”]
[White “Tomashevsky, Evgeny”]
[Black “Reshetnikov, Alexey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D12”]
[WhiteElo “2705”]
[BlackElo “2492”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,85,58,46,48,8,14,0,0,-4,-14,-33,-12,-24,-44,-26,0,0,0,-10,0,0,0,-25,
12,12,12,10,29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,-4,-37,-37,-37,-4,-4,0,0,
0,-11,-11,-37,-37,-37,-37,-37,-37,-37]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5
5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 {D12: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3 Bf5} 8. Bd2
Bd6 9. g3 Nbd7 10. Qb3 Qc7 11. Rc1 a6 12. cxd5 {LiveBook: 5 Games} exd5 13. Kf2
O-O {[#]} 14. Kg2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Nxg6 fxg6 15. Kg2 Kh8 16. Bd3 Rae8 {
1-0 (50) Bu,X (2708)-Morozevich,A (2774) Yerevan 2008}) 14… Rfe8 15. Nxg6
hxg6 16. Bd3 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 17. a4 b4 18. Ne2 Qb7 19. Qd1 c5
{White should prevent …c4.} 20. b3 Rac8 21. Rc2 Nf8 22. Qb1 cxd4 {[#]
Strongly threatening …Rxc2.} 23. Rxc8 Rxc8 24. Nxd4 Be5 25. Rc1 Bxd4 26. Rxc8
Qxc8 27. exd4 a5 $1 28. Qc1 (28. Qe1 {feels hotter.} Qc7 29. Bc1 Ne6 30. Bb2
Kf8 31. Kf2) 28… Qxc1 29. Bxc1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KNN} Ne6 30. Be3
Ne8 31. h4 Nd6 32. g4 Kf8 33. Kf2 Ke7 34. Ke2 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]}
35. Kd2 f4 36. Bf2 g5 37. hxg5 Nxg5 38. Bh4 Ndf7 39. Bf5 Kd6 40. Ke2 (40. Bxg5
$5 Nxg5 41. Ke2 $11) 40… Ne6 {Black is slightly better.} 41. Bxe6 Kxe6 42.
Kd3 g5 43. Be1 {Accuracy: White = 49%, Black = 73%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.19”]
[White “Popov, Valerij”]
[Black “Grischuk, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E97”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2771”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “115”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 25,115,26,29,0,0,-4,0,0,0,-23,-40,-45,-39,-42,-22,-55,-29,-26,-20,-49,
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-195,-253,-22,-377,-356,-494,-485,-1007,-1006,-999,-983,-916,-909,-880,-823,
-845,-441,-441,-441,-860,-814,-753,-573,-606,-601,-531,-336,-29978,-1722,
-29988,-29989,-29989,-29983,-29999]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5.
d4 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. a4 a5 10. Ne1 Nd7 11. Nd3 f5 12. f3
Kh8 {E97: King’s Indian: Classical Main Line (6…e5 7 0-0 Nc6): 8 Be3 and 8
d5 Ne7, not 9 Ne1} 13. Be3 b6 {[%cal Bb7b6,Bb6c5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 7 Games}
14. g4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Kh1 Nc5 15. Nxc5 bxc5 16. Nb5 Ng8 17. Ra3 Bh6
18. exf5 Rxf5 19. Qd2 Bxe3 20. Rxe3 {0-1 (88) Nikcevic,N (2415)-Djukic,N (2512)
Podgorica 2014}) 14… Ng8 {The position is equal.} 15. Qd2 f4 16. Bf2 h5 17.
h3 Nc5 18. Nxc5 bxc5 19. Nb5 Bh6 20. Ra3 Nf6 21. Qe1 Rf7 22. Bh4 g5 23. Bf2 Rh7
24. Kg2 Bd7 25. Rd3 Be8 26. Rg1 Bf8 27. Rd1 Qd7 28. Kf1 Bg6 29. Bd3 Be7 30. Ke2
Kg7 31. Qd2 hxg4 32. hxg4 Rh3 33. Rde1 c6 34. dxc6 Qxc6 35. Nc3 (35. Rh1 $5 {
[%cal Rh1h3]} Rah8 36. Rxh3 Rxh3 37. Qc2 $15) 35… Rah8 36. b3 Qd7 37. Bc2 Rh2
$36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 38. Qd1 ({White should play} 38. Nd5
$15) 38… R8h3 $19 {aiming for …Rxf3!} 39. Nd5 {With the idea Nxf6.} Nxd5 ({
Black should try} 39… Nh5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh5g3]} 40. Kf1 Ng3+ 41. Bxg3 Rxg3)
40. Qxd5 $17 Bf7 (40… Qd8 $1 $17 {[%cal Rd8h8] …Qh8 is the strong threat.}
41. Rd1 Qb8) 41. Qd2 $2 (41. Qd3 $15) 41… Qd8 42. Ref1 (42. Rd1 $142) 42…
Be6 $2 (42… Qh8 $1 $19 {Hoping for …Rg3.} 43. Bd1 Bg6) 43. Qe1 $2 {[%mdl
8192] [#]} (43. Qc3 $11) 43… Qh8 $1 $19 44. Qc3 {[#]} Rg3 $1 45. Ke1 {[#]} (
45. Bd1 $142) 45… Rxf2 $1 {[%mdl 576] Clearance} 46. Kxf2 Qh2+ 47. Ke1 Rxg1
48. Rxg1 Qxg1+ 49. Ke2 Kf7 50. Bd1 Qd4 51. Qxa5 {[#]} (51. Qd3 $142) 51… Bxg4
$1 {[%mdl 512]} 52. fxg4 Qxe4+ 53. Kd2 Qd4+ 54. Kc2 e4 {( -> …Bf6)} 55. Qa8
$2 (55. Qd2 $19) 55… f3 (55… Qd3+ $142 56. Kc1 Qc3+ 57. Bc2 Qe1+ 58. Bd1 f3
59. Qd5+ Kg7 60. Qe6 Bf6 61. Qd7+ Kh6 62. Qxd6 Kg6 63. a5 f2 64. Qd2 f1=Q 65.
Kc2 Qff2 66. Be2 Qexe2 67. Qxe2 Qxe2+ 68. Kc1 Bc3 69. a6 Qd2+ 70. Kb1 Qb2#) 56.
Qc8 Bf6 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Rd4b2]} 57. Qd7+ Kg6 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Rd4b2]} 58. Qe7
{Accuracy: White = 27%, Black = 53%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.20”]
[White “Guseinov, Gadir”]
[Black “Geller, Jakov”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B43”]
[WhiteElo “2664”]
[BlackElo “2518”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} cxd4
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. Bd3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8. f4
{[%emt 0:00:12]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:
50]} 10. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bb7
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 12. b4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:51]} 13. a4 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 14. Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 15.
e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:
00:57]} 17. Nxb6 {[%emt 0:07:20]} Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:41]
} Rad8 {[%emt 0:05:45]} 19. Rd1 {[%emt 0:02:45]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 20. Bh4 {
[%emt 0:03:02]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 21. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:01:48]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 22. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 23. c4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 24. Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 25. Nc2 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 26. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ref7 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} 27. Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. c5 {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 29. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Nxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 31. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 32. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 33. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rf2
{[%emt 0:00:25]} 34. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. gxf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 37. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 38. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 40. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Kxe3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 42. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.21”]
[White “Khusnutdinov, Rustam”]
[Black “Jakovenko, Dmitry”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B53”]
[WhiteElo “2470”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,84,22,15,51,44,53,51,61,39,52,41,54,36,79,69,93,37,58,36,72,69,112,
87,87,99,97,115,106,84,176,166,222,216,214,146,118,73,81,93,95,91,207,223,199,
214,400,398,391,391,412,461,449,458,460,460,397,319,404,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,170,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. Be2 Nc6 6. Qe3 {
LiveBook: 13 Games. B53: Sicilian: 2…d6: Lines with Qxd4} e6 (6… Bg4 7. O-O
g6 8. Rd1 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Bg7 10. c4 Qc7 11. Nc3 Ne5 12. b3 Nxf3+ 13. Qxf3 {
1-0 (33) Harikrishna,P (2732)-Navara,D (2727) Prague 2018}) 7. O-O Qc7 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 7… Be7 8. h3 O-O 9. Rd1 Qc7 10. c4 b6 11. Nc3 a6 12. b3 Ne5 {
1-0 (65) Mohammad Fahad,R (2263)-Salinas Herrera,P (2486) Batumi 2018}) 8. c4 {
White is slightly better.} Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. b3 a6 11. Rd1 b6 12. Ba3 Ng4 13.
Qd2 ({Better is} 13. Qf4 $16 Nce5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Qd2) 13… Rd8 $14 14. Rac1
{Nd5! is the strong threat.} Nce5 15. Nd4 Bb7 16. f4 Nf6 17. Qe3 Ng6 18. f5
exf5 19. Nd5 Nxd5 (19… Bxd5 $16 20. cxd5 f4) 20. cxd5 $18 (20. exd5 f4 $11)
20… Qd7 (20… Qb8 {was necessary.}) 21. Nxf5 b5 22. Bg4 {[%cal Be2g4,Bg4f5,
Bf5h3][%mdl 32]} Qe8 23. Bb2 Bf8 24. Rc7 $40 {[%mdl 128] White goes for the
king.} Bc8 25. Rf1 Ne5 (25… Rd7 $16 26. Rc6 (26. Nxg7 Bxg7 27. Bxd7 Bxd7 $14)
26… Rd8) 26. Qg5 Bxf5 27. Bxf5 (27. Rxf5 f6 $11) 27… g6 $2 (27… h6 {
might work better.} 28. Qh4 b4 29. Bxe5 Qxe5) 28. Bh3 Bg7 29. Re7 Qf8 30. Bxe5
Bxe5 31. Rfxf7 Qxf7 {[#]} 32. Be6 $1 {[%cal Re6f7]} (32. Rxf7 Kxf7 33. g3 Rf8
$14) 32… Qxe6 ({Inferior is} 32… Bd4+ 33. Kh1 $18) 33. Rxe6 Rf8 34. h3 $2 (
34. Rxe5 $18 dxe5 35. d6 (35. Qxe5 Rae8 $18)) 34… Bf4 $1 $11 {[%cal Rf4g5]}
35. Qh4 {Black must now prevent a4.} Be3+ 36. Kh2 {Strongly threatening Re7.}
Bf4+ $1 37. g3 Be5 $1 38. Re7 {[%csl Ge7][%cal Rh4h7]} Bg7 $2 {[#]} (38… Rf2+
$1 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 39. Kh1 (39. Kg1 Bd4 $11) 39… Bg7) 39. Qg4 $2
({White must play} 39. g4 $1 $18) 39… Rf2+ $1 {The position is equal.} 40.
Kg1 Raf8 41. Qe6+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kh8 {( -> …Rf1+)} 42. Re8 {
And now Rxf8+ would win.} Rf1+ {Accuracy: White = 61%, Black = 50%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.22”]
[White “Andreikin, Dmitry”]
[Black “Vaisser, Anatoli”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C09”]
[WhiteElo “2719”]
[BlackElo “2505”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “163”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,163,25,31,0,0,0,7,-3,-3,0,0,0,130,-4,-8,-10,-2,-25,-11,-32,-28,-12,2,
-7,20,15,21,17,17,20,18,18,16,6,41,30,56,38,82,40,40,42,33,5,8,-18,-23,-28,17,
17,8,0,0,0,42,42,42,42,42,42,42,42,42,8,8,0,57,64,197,142,145,131,124,124,206,
124,206,22,22,8,8,8,8,0,123,123,123,123,123,123,123,123,123,123,123,123,124,
124,197,197,197,123,197,197,197,123,123,123,123,8,16,8,8,8,150,0,8,8,197,197,
197,8,8,8,13,0,8,0,197,8,8,8,8,0,8,8,29976,29978,29979,29980,29982,29981,29981,
29982,29982,29983,29982,29983]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5.
Ngf3 Nc6 6. Bb5 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Bd7 8. N2f3 Nf6 {C09: French Tarrasch: 3…c5 4
exd5 exd5 5 Ngf3 Nc6} 9. O-O Be7 {LiveBook: 13 Games} 10. Bxc6 bxc6 {The
position is equal.} 11. Ne5 Rc8 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Qf3 {[#]} O-O $146 ({
Predecessor:} 13… g6 14. b3 O-O 15. Bb2 Ne4 16. Ne2 {1-0 (64) Adams,M (2715)
-Vaisser,A (2549) France 2000}) 14. Nf5 Bd8 {[#]} (14… Rfe8 $11 {remains
equal.}) 15. b3 (15. Bh6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rh6g7][%mdl 512]} g6 (15… gxh6 16.
Qg3+) 16. Bxf8) 15… g6 $11 16. Nh6+ {[%cal Bf5h6,Bh6g4,Bg4e5][%mdl 32]} Kg7
17. Re1 Re8 18. Rxe8 Qxe8 {[%cal Re8e1]} 19. Bb2 Qe6 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black
is not holding back} 20. Ng4 h5 21. Ne5 c5 22. Re1 d4 23. Nd3 Qc6 24. Qxc6 Rxc6
25. c4 dxc3 26. Bxc3 Kg8 27. h3 c4 28. Ne5 (28. Nb4 {with more complications.}
Rc8 29. Nd5 Rc6 30. Bxf6 Bxf6 31. Rc1) 28… Ra6 29. bxc4 Rxa2 30. g4 {[%cal
Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Rc2 31. Ba1 Ba5 32. Rd1 Bc3 33. Bxc3 Rxc3 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRN-KRN} 34. g5 Ne4 35. h4 f6 36. Rd8+ Kg7 37. Rd7+ {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} Kg8 38. gxf6 Nxf6 39. Rxa7 Ng4 40. Nxg4 (40. Nxg6 {is more complex.}
Rxc4 41. f3 Nh6 42. Ne7+ Kf7 43. Kg2) 40… hxg4 $14 {KR-KR} 41. Rc7 Kf8 (41…
g3 $1 $11) 42. Kg2 Kg8 (42… Rh3 $1 $14) 43. c5 $18 Kf8 44. c6 $1 Ke8 45. Rc8+
Kf7 (45… Ke7 $16 46. c7 Kd6) 46. Kf1 {Black must now prevent c7.} Rc2 (46…
Rc1+ $16 47. Kg2 Ke6) 47. Ke1 $2 ({White should play} 47. c7 $18 Rc1+ 48. Ke2)
47… Ke7 $11 48. c7 Kd7 49. Rg8 Rxc7 50. Rxg6 {Threatens to win with Rg7+.}
Rc4 (50… Rc1+ $1 $11 51. Ke2 Ke7) 51. Kf1 $1 $16 Ke7 52. Kg2 $1 Rf4 53. Ra6
Kf7 54. Ra2 Kg6 55. Kg3 Rb4 56. Ra5 Rb3+ 57. Kxg4 Rb4+ (57… Kh6 $16 {is a
better defense.} 58. Ra6+ Kg7) 58. f4 $18 Rb1 59. Ra6+ (59. h5+ $18 Kh6 60.
Ra6+ Kg7 61. h6+ Kh7 62. f5) 59… Kf7 (59… Kg7 $16 60. Ra3 Kf6) 60. h5 Kg7
61. Re6 (61. h6+ $18 Kh7 62. f5) 61… Rg1+ $16 62. Kf5 {Rg6+ would kill now.}
Rh1 63. h6+ (63. Re7+ $16 Kh6 64. Re6+ Kg7 65. h6+ Kh7 66. Ke5) 63… Kh7 64.
Ke5 {Hoping for f5.} Re1+ $1 65. Kd6 Rf1 (65… Rd1+ $11 66. Ke5 Re1+ 67. Kf6
Ra1) 66. Ke5 (66. Rf6 $1 $16) 66… Re1+ $1 $11 67. Kf6 Rf1 $2 (67… Rb1 $11)
68. f5 $1 $18 Rf2 69. Ke5 $2 ({Better is} 69. Re3 $18 Rb2 70. Ra3) 69… Re2+
$11 70. Kd6 Rf2 71. Ke5 {Strongly threatening Kf6.} Re2+ 72. Kf6 $2 (72. Kf4
$11 Rg2 73. Ke5) 72… Rf2 $18 73. Ra6 $2 (73. Re3 $18) 73… Kxh6 $11 74. Kf7+
(74. Ra4 $5 {[%cal Ra4h4]} Kh7 75. Ra1 $16) 74… Kh7 $1 75. f6 {[%cal Bf5f6,
Bf6f7][%mdl 32]} Rb2 $1 76. Re6 {And now Kf8 would win.} Rb7+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]
[#]} (76… Rb8 $11) 77. Kf8 $1 {White mates.} Kg6 78. f7+ $1 Kh7 79. Re1 Rb8+
80. Ke7 Rb7+ 81. Kf6 {[%cal Re1h1]} Rb6+ {[#]} 82. Re6 $1 {Accuracy: White =
47%, Black = 48%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.23”]
[White “Kryakvin, Dmitry”]
[Black “Zhigalko, Sergei”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2588”]
[BlackElo “2604”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “72”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 4. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 6. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 7. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nxa6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:43]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nb8
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. Bxe7 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} Qxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. c4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} f6 {[%emt 0:06:
20]} 13. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} c6 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 14. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} f5 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 15. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 16. Nfe5 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 17. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 18. Qa3 {[%emt 0:03:51]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 19. cxd5 {[%emt 0:01:37]}
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 20. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 21. Rfc1 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 22. Nf2 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 23. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:02:17]}
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 26. Rxb6
{[%emt 0:00:46]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 27. h3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 28. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. Rxe8+ {[%emt 0:00:41]}
Qxe8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 32. Qb8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 33. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 34. Qxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 35. Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Qf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.24”]
[White “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Black “Baron, Tal”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B31”]
[WhiteElo “2773”]
[BlackElo “2532”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,63,29,36,40,32,25,34,34,16,25,41,0,52,54,73,58,65,66,69,47,54,47,229,
231,239,209,369,220,345,345,360,337,379,295,540,520,572,556,811,594,658,651,
731,711,885,840,868,874,1138,1131]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5.
Nc3 d6 6. Bxc6+ bxc6 7. e5 {B31: Sicilian: 2…Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} Bg4 8. exd6 exd6 {
LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. h3 {White is slightly better.} Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Ne7 {
[%cal Bg8e7,Be7d5,Bd5b4][%mdl 32]} 11. d3 O-O 12. Bg5 Rb8 (12… f6 13. Bf4 g5
14. Bh2 f5 {1-0 (35) Andriasian,Z (2620)-Perez Ponsa,F (2488) Kazan 2013}) 13.
Rae1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rab1 f6 14. Bf4 f5 {1-0 (71) Gdanski,J (2505)
-Shishkin,V (2405) Polanica Zdroj 1994}) 13… Re8 ({Black should try} 13… f6
$11 14. Bc1 Qd7) 14. Ne4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black must now prevent Qf4. Black is
under pressure.} Qd7 15. b3 Nd5 16. c4 Nb4 17. Re2 (17. Nf6+ {keeps more
tension.} Bxf6 18. Qxf6 Qf5 19. Qxf5 gxf5 20. Be7) 17… Re6 18. Rfe1 f5 $2 {
[#]} (18… Rbe8 $14) 19. Nxc5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Rxe2 (19… dxc5 20. Rxe6)
20. Nxd7 Rxe1+ 21. Kh2 Rb7 (21… Rc8 $142 22. Nf6+ Bxf6 23. Bxf6 Re6) 22. Nf6+
Kf7 23. Nxh7 Be5+ 24. g3 Kg7 $2 (24… Ra1 25. Be3 Kg8) 25. Bd2 {White is
clearly winning.} Ra1 {[#]} 26. d4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxd4 27. Bc3 Kxh7 28. Bxd4
Rxa2 29. Qf4 Rd7 30. Qh4+ Kg8 31. Qf6 {Strongly threatening Qe6+.} c5 32. Qe6+
{Accuracy: White = 82%, Black = 36%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.26”]
[White “Sjugirov, Sanan”]
[Black “Zhigalko, Andrey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E32”]
[WhiteElo “2663”]
[BlackElo “2545”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “59”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. a3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Qxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 8. f3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 9. e4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. dxc5 {[%emt 0:01:26]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 11. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} h6 {[%emt 0:03:57]} 12. Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:
24]} 13. Bg3 {[%emt 0:04:45]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 14. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} d5
{[%emt 0:00:46]} 15. exd5 {[%emt 0:02:18]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 17. b3 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:
31]} 18. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 19. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:48]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 20. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 21. Qa5 {
[%emt 0:01:28]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 22. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 23. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 24. Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:31]}
Nxa5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 26. Rxf6
{[%emt 0:00:14]} Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 27. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 28. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c4
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 30. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.27”]
[White “Mikhalevski, Victor”]
[Black “Jobava, Baadur”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2579”]
[BlackElo “2627”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “117”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. Nc3
O-O 7. e3 Qe7 8. Be2 Rd8 9. cxd5 exd5 10. O-O Nc6 11. Qc2 Bg4 12. Rac1 a6 13.
a3 Na7 14. Ne5 Bxe2 15. Nxe2 c6 16. Nf4 Nb5 17. Nfd3 Nd6 18. Nc5 Nfe4 19. Rfe1
a5 20. a4 Nxc5 21. Qxc5 Qe6 22. Qc2 Re8 23. Rb1 Re7 24. b4 h5 25. bxa5 Rxa5 26.
Rb4 h4 27. h3 g5 28. Reb1 Kg7 29. Qd1 Qf5 30. Qg4 Qxg4 31. hxg4 Ra7 32. Nd3 Ne4
33. Rc1 Kf8 34. Nc5 Nxc5 35. Rxc5 Ke8 36. Rc3 Kd7 37. Rcb3 Kc7 38. Kh2 Re8 39.
Rb1 Rb8 40. Kh3 Ra5 41. g3 hxg3 42. Kxg3 b5 43. axb5 Raxb5 44. Rxb5 cxb5 45.
Kf3 b4 46. Ke2 Kc6 47. Rc1+ Kb5 48. Rc7 f6 49. Kd3 Ra8 50. Kc2 Ra1 51. Rb7+ Kc4
52. Rc7+ Kb5 53. Rb7+ Kc6 54. Rxb4 Rf1 55. Kd3 Rxf2 56. Ra4 Kd6 57. Ra6+ Ke7
58. Ra5 Ke6 59. Ra6+ {[%emt 0:17:40] Ke5 Ke4+} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.28”]
[White “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Black “Anisimov, Pavel”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D20”]
[WhiteElo “2673”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,105,24,24,24,24,30,22,22,22,18,25,25,16,13,27,20,37,31,40,14,6,0,9,0,
0,0,0,0,0,-3,-14,-11,-11,0,22,0,22,0,0,-4,-4,-4,106,45,103,105,105,105,106,106,
106,106,229,235,209,220,214,217,198,219,251,256,392,392,536,375,362,362,299,
345,392,392,392,392,371,365,380,354,452,489,952,866,826,795,798,720,2824,2395,
2585,2345,5608,5114,29981,29982,29982,29983]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nf6 4.
e5 Nd5 5. Bxc4 Bf5 6. Qb3 {D20: Queen’s Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} c6 {
LiveBook: 9 Games} 7. Ne2 Qb6 8. Qf3 {White has an edge.} Bxb1 9. Bxd5 Qa5+
$146 ({Predecessor:} 9… cxd5 10. Rxb1 e6 11. O-O Nc6 12. Be3 Be7 13. Nf4 {
1/2-1/2 (38) Gelfand,B (2703)-Laznicka,V (2662) Novy Bor 2018}) 10. Nc3 cxd5
11. Rxb1 e6 12. O-O Nc6 13. Be3 Rc8 14. a3 Qd8 15. Qg4 h5 16. Qd1 Be7 17. Ne2
g6 18. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} a5 19. b5 Nb8 20. a4 Nd7 21. Bd2 Rc4
22. Rc1 Rxc1 23. Qxc1 O-O 24. Qc2 Qc8 25. Rc1 Qxc2 26. Rxc2 {[#] Hoping for
Rc7.} Bd8 (26… Bb4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 27. Nc1 ({White should try} 27.
Bh6 $16) 27… Bb6 ({Black should play} 27… f6 $14) 28. Nb3 $16 Ra8 29. Bg5
Kf8 30. Kf1 Ke8 31. Ke2 Bd8 (31… Ba7 $16 {was called for.}) 32. Bxd8 $18 Kxd8
{[#]} 33. Nc5 $1 Nxc5 34. Rxc5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} Kd7 35. h4 Rg8 36.
g3 Ra8 (36… Rf8 {was worth a try.} 37. Ke3 b6) 37. Ke3 Rf8 38. f3 f6 39. exf6
Kd6 40. b6 Rxf6 41. Rc7 e5 42. dxe5+ Kxe5 43. Rxb7 d4+ 44. Ke2 Kd5 45. Rd7+ Kc4
(45… Kc6 $142 46. b7 (46. Rxd4 Kxb6 47. Rd5 Re6+ 48. Kd3 Ka6 $18) 46… Rf8)
46. b7 Rb6 47. Rc7+ Kd5 48. g4 hxg4 49. fxg4 {[%cal Bf3g4,Bg4h5][%mdl 32]} Ke4
50. Re7+ Kf4 51. h5 gxh5 52. gxh5 Kg5 53. Re5+ {Accuracy: White = 80%, Black =
45%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.29”]
[White “Belozerov, Andrei”]
[Black “Anton Guijarro, David”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2528”]
[BlackElo “2642”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “56”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. Bc4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:00]} 6. a3
{[%emt 0:00:33]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:
56]} 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:46]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:01:58]} Nd4 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} 10. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 11. Ne2 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 12. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 13. O-O {[%emt 0:00:15]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 14. b4 {[%emt 0:02:38]} cxb4
{[%emt 0:01:55]} 15. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. b5 {
[%emt 0:01:47]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 17. Nxc3 {[%emt 0:02:55]} dxc3 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 18. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxh3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 19. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 20. Qh2 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 21. Bxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 22. Qh3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:
01:07]} 23. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 24. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 26. Rae1 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Rcf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} R8f6 {[%emt 0:
00:55]} 28. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.30”]
[White “Akopian, Vladimir”]
[Black “Sokolin, Leonid”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C06”]
[WhiteElo “2650”]
[BlackElo “2508”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “62”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 8. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. exf6 Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 11. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 13. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:10]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 15.
Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Be8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Bxe5 {
[%emt 0:01:06]} 17. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 18. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:01:11]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 19. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ndxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 20. Be4 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 21. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 22. Qxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 23. Qg4 {
[%emt 0:02:56]} Qxb2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 24. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:
01:40]} 25. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 27. Nf5 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 28.
Rxg7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 29. Rxg6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 30. Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:03:48]} 31. Qh4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.31”]
[White “Nozdrachev, Vladislav”]
[Black “Oparin, Grigoriy”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B15”]
[WhiteElo “2486”]
[BlackElo “2613”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “78”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} dxe4 4. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 5. Nxf6+ exf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. c3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
7. g3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re8+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 10. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 11. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 12.
Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 13. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 15. Bxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Qxf4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:
00:51]} 17. d5 {[%emt 0:03:30]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 18. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Na6 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 19. Rhg1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 20. Qg5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 21. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Re5 {[%emt 0:01:
14]} 22. c4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 23. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Qf6
{[%emt 0:00:52]} 24. Qg5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Qxg5+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 25. Rxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. d6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 27. Rgd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 28. a3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd4
{[%emt 0:01:24]} 29. b4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. R1xd4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. c5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
55]} 32. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 33. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. c6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 35. Kd3 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} Rf3+ {[%emt 0:01:42]} 36. Kxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 37. c7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.32”]
[White “Cheparinov, Ivan”]
[Black “Oganian, Miran”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E06”]
[WhiteElo “2709”]
[BlackElo “2423”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 29,95,20,17,13,13,0,14,16,21,23,18,7,57,46,85,85,111,110,104,108,108,
106,104,104,107,101,127,116,184,177,189,184,188,193,220,220,268,271,440,437,
434,425,459,445,506,529,513,505,560,556,714,709,806,806,806,806,832,800,1245,
1221,1059,862,1030,1016,1228,1156,1111,952]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4
Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7
11. Qa4 c5 12. dxc5 {E06: Closed Catalan: Early deviations} Qxc5 13. Be3 Qc7
14. Rd1 (14. O-O-O Ng4 15. Rd2 Nxe3 16. fxe3 Rb8 17. Rhd1 a5 18. Kb1 h6 19. Ka1
Rb4 {1-0 (49) Caruana,F (2822)-Nakamura,H (2777) Saint Louis 2018}) 14… Bb7
15. O-O Nd5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 16. Bd4 Rfd8 17. Nxd5 (17. Rd2 {with more
complications.} Nxc3 18. Bxc3 Rxd2 19. Bxd2 Qe5 20. Qb4) 17… Rxd5 18. Bc3 {
[#]} Qc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18… h5 19. Rxd5 Bxd5 20. Rd1 a6 21. Rd4 Qe5 22.
Rg4 Qxe2 23. Rxg7+ Kf8 24. Rg5 Qf3 25. Bb4# {1-0 (25) Bai,J (2594)-Lu,S (2630)
Tianjin 2018}) 19. Qxc6 Bxc6 20. Rxd5 Bxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} (
20… exd5 {seems wilder.} 21. f3 f6 22. Rd1 Re8 23. Kf2 a6) 21. f3 {[%cal
Bf2f3,Bf3e4][%mdl 32]} f5 22. Rd1 Kf7 23. Rd4 Rc8 24. e4 fxe4 25. fxe4 Bc6 26.
Rxc4 g5 27. Kf2 Ke7 28. Ke3 Kd7 (28… a6 $16 {was called for.} 29. Rb4 Ra8)
29. Rc5 $18 h6 30. Ra5 Ra8 31. Bg7 g4 32. Bxh6 Kc7 33. Bg7 Kb6 $2 {[#]} (33…
e5 {is a better defense.} 34. Bxe5+ Kb7) 34. Rg5 {White is clearly winning.}
Rd8 35. Bd4+ Ka6 36. Rxg4 e5 37. Bxe5 Rd1 38. Bc3 Bb5 39. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,
Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rd3+ 40. Kf4 Bc4 41. Rg6+ Kb5 42. a3 Rd1 43. h5 Bf7 44. Rg5+
Kc4 45. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Rf1+ 46. Ke5 Be8 47. Rg8 Bd7 48. g5 {
Accuracy: White = 82%, Black = 38%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.33”]
[White “Petrov, Nikita”]
[Black “Motylev, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C24”]
[WhiteElo “2593”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “96”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. d3 c6 4. Nf3 d5 5. Bb3 a5 6. a4 Bb4+ 7. c3 Bd6 8. exd5
Nxd5 9. O-O O-O 10. Re1 Bg4 11. Nbd2 Nd7 12. Nc4 Qf6 13. Bg5 Qg6 14. h3 Bxf3
15. Qxf3 Bc7 16. Bd2 Kh8 17. Rad1 f5 18. Ne3 e4 19. dxe4 fxe4 20. Qg4 Qd6 21.
Nf1 Nc5 22. Bxd5 cxd5 23. Be3 Nd3 24. Bd4 Rf7 25. Rxd3 exd3 26. Rd1 Bb6 27.
Rxd3 Raf8 28. f3 Bxd4+ 29. Qxd4 Rf4 30. Qxd5 Qb6+ 31. Kh2 Qxb2 32. Ng3 Rxa4 33.
Qf7 Rg8 34. Nf5 Ra2 35. Nh4 Qe2 36. Rd5 Qe8 37. Qf4 Qb8 38. Rd6 Ra4 39. Qxa4
Qxd6+ 40. f4 Rf8 41. g3 Qd2+ 42. Ng2 Qxc3 43. Qe4 Qc6 44. Qe5 a4 45. f5 a3 46.
Nf4 Qc2+ 47. Kg1 Qb1+ 48. Kf2 Qb2+ 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.34”]
[White “Morozevich, Alexander”]
[Black “Gordievsky, Dmitry”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B20”]
[WhiteElo “2656”]
[BlackElo “2614”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “71”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. b3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 3. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. f4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Nf6
{[%emt 0:01:44]} 5. e5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. g3 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 8. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:04:28]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:
05]} 10. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 11. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} dxe5
{[%emt 0:00:16]} 12. Ncxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:59]} 13. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} Ndb4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 14. c3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:
50]} 15. Ng4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 16. Ng5 {[%emt 0:02:18]}
Bxg5 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 17. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 18. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nde7 {[%emt 0:02:51]} 19. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:02:32]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:
00:46]} 20. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 21. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 22. Rae1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ba8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 23. Rf4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 24. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 25. Bxa8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 27. Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. Rxf5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 29. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 30. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 33. h4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Qxh5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 35. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 36. Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.35”]
[White “Vastrukhin, Oleg”]
[Black “Matlakov, Maxim”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2413”]
[BlackElo “2700”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “54”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,54,-11,21,-8,-8,0,2,-19,-18,-30,0,-33,-37,-34,-35,-33,-35,-28,-33,
-73,-66,-85,-90,-83,-49,-102,-85,-118,-80,-144,-144,-144,-137,-141,-143,-312,
-312,-282,-291,-303,-289,-493,-485,-1045,-985]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7
4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. Nbd2 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 41 Games
} 7. c3 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2…Nf6 3 g3 and 2…Nf6 3 Bf4
} (7. a4 Nc6 8. Nb3 Re8 9. Bf4 Nh5 10. Be3 Bg4 11. c3 Bxf3 12. exf3 Nf6 13. f4
e6 14. Nc5 b6 {1/2-1/2 (106) Riazantsev,A (2650)-Matlakov,M (2735) St
Petersburg 2017}) 7… c5 8. Ne5 $1 Nc6 9. Nxc6 {The position is equal.} bxc6
10. dxc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Nb3 cxd4 11. cxd4 Nd7 12. Bf4 a4 13. Nc1 Qb6
14. e3 e6 {1-0 (25) Feng,T (1853)-Makoto,R (2166) Gauteng 2011}) 10… Nd7 11.
Nb3 a4 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 12. Nd4 Bb7 13. Be3 e5 14. Nc2 Qe7
15. Qd2 Nxc5 16. Bh6 Bxh6 17. Qxh6 Ne6 18. Nb4 (18. Qd2 $15) 18… e4 19. Rfd1
Rfd8 20. Rac1 (20. Nc2 $142) 20… c5 $17 21. Nc2 d4 22. cxd4 cxd4 23. a3 $2 {
[#]} (23. Na3 $17) 23… d3 $19 24. exd3 exd3 25. Ne1 Nd4 26. Rc4 $2 {[#]} (26.
Bf1 Ne2+ 27. Bxe2 dxe2 28. Rxd8+ Rxd8 29. f3) 26… d2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 27. Qxd2
(27. Qe3 $142 Qxe3 28. fxe3 dxe1=Q+ 29. Rxe1 Bxg2 30. Kxg2) (27. Rxd2 Qxe1+)
27… Ne2+ {Accuracy: White = 17%, Black = 80%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.36”]
[White “Amonatov, Farrukh”]
[Black “Vlassov, Nikolai”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B75”]
[WhiteElo “2614”]
[BlackElo “2401”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “55”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
cxd4 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. f3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 10.
O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 11. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 13. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 14. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 15.
Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:15]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 16. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 17. Bh6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 18. Bxg7 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
55]} 20. f4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 21. f5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg8 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} 22. Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 23. Bxc4 {
[%emt 0:02:51]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:05:47]} 24. Nxe7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nc3+ {[%emt 0:
00:58]} 25. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rb8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 26. Kc1 {[%emt 0:00:26]
} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. fxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28.
Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.37”]
[White “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Black “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2481”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “114”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 7. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 8. f3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 9. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 10. Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 11. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 12. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 13. c4 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:30]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 15. Rac1 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 16. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:
44]} 17. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} h4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 18. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} a5
{[%emt 0:00:29]} 19. Na1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 20. Nc2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 21. b3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:
43]} 22. h3 {[%emt 0:04:24]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 23. Rcd1 {[%emt 0:02:23]} Qd7
{[%emt 0:01:50]} 24. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 25. Bxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 27. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 28. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:43]}
Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 30. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. Nc2 {[%emt 0:01:34]} fxg2+ {[%emt 0:
01:13]} 32. Qxg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 33. Qxf1 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 34. Qf3 {[%emt 0:02:05]} axb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 35.
axb3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. Qd3 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Qa2 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 37. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 38. Kf2 {[%emt 0:
00:59]} Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bg3 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 40.
e5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 41. Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qg1 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} 42. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 43. Qf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 44. Qf7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 45. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 46. Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg8
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 47. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 48. Kf1 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Qh2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 49. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 50. Qg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qf4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 51. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 52. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 53. Qxh4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Qd3+ {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 55. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 56. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qxc2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qd3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.39”]
[White “Vishnu Prasanna. V”]
[Black “Salem, A.R. Saleh”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2518”]
[BlackElo “2660”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “55”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. cxd5 Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. d4 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ndb4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 8.
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd1+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Kxd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:45]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 12. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:54]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 13.
Ke1 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 14. f4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} b6 {[%emt 0:
03:43]} 15. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Nd5 {[%emt 0:04:37]}
Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 17. b3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 18. Kxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxc1 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 19. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 20. Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 21. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bd6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 23. Rxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:
51]} 25. a4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 26. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} gxf4
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 27. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 28. Rc1 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.40”]
[White “Zubov, Alexander”]
[Black “Makarov, Marat”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A53”]
[WhiteElo “2597”]
[BlackElo “2505”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “97”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 8.
Be3 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 9. d5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 10. Ne1 {[%emt 0:02:55]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 11. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
h6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 13. Rc1 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 14. a3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:28]
} 15. Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 16. g3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} 17. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:03:18]} 18. b4 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 19. Bf5 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 20.
exf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. g4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} 22. f4 {[%emt 0:02:44]} f6 {[%emt 0:02:46]} 23. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Nxg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. f5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 25. Nf2 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 26. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 27. bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. Nce4 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
a4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 30. Nxg5 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 32. Qxa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 33. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 34. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 35. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 36. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 37. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 38. Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 40. cxb5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 41. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 42. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 43. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kf7
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 46. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd6+ {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 47. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Na8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 48. b6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd8
{[%emt 0:00:28]} 49. b7 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.41”]
[White “Dzhumagaliev, Yan”]
[Black “Fridman, Daniel”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D30”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2633”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “78”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:36]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 11. Nfd2 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 13. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:02:47]} 14. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nb6
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 15. b3 {[%emt 0:02:38]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Na4 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 17. f3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} exf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 18.
exf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 19. Rab1 {[%emt 0:01:16]} e5 {
[%emt 0:02:24]} 20. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 21. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 22. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 23. Rbd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 24. Qd4 {[%emt 0:01:22]}
Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 25. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 26. Kh1 {
[%emt 0:02:04]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 27. Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 28. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 29. Qxd5+ {[%emt 0:00:
10]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. f4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} d4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 31. Bf3
{[%emt 0:01:34]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 32. Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 33. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. b4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} axb4
{[%emt 0:00:18]} 35. Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re3 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 36. Bd5+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. Na6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:
51]} 38. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} d2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.42”]
[White “Riazantsev, Alexander”]
[Black “Rashkovsky, Nukhim N”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E16”]
[WhiteElo “2649”]
[BlackElo “2482”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “89”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 6. Qxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:01:21]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 10. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:02:08]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 13.
Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 14. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rab8 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 15. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ba4 {[%emt 0:02:41]} 16. Nxa4 {
[%emt 0:02:35]} Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nxb2 {[%emt 0:
01:49]} 18. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 19. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
g6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 20. Qxa7 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Rfb8 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 21. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:03:01]} 22. a5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 23. Qf2 {[%emt 0:01:43]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 24. a6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} 25. a7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 26. Ra6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 27. Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 28.
Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Qxb7+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxa7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 31. Qxa7 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 33. Rdd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Na4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 34. Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 35. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Rxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 37. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 38. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 40. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Rb7 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 42. f5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} exf5+ {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 43. Kxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Ke4 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.44”]
[White “Sargissian, Gabriel”]
[Black “Sanikidze, Tornike”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2689”]
[BlackElo “2507”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “139”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 27,139,17,16,10,32,25,49,13,4,0,0,0,0,-38,-35,-16,-16,-27,-23,-25,-3,-3,
-3,-3,-3,-2,-2,-6,-8,0,0,0,0,-12,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,9,0,0,
0,45,0,0,0,7,8,8,11,83,4,4,4,4,5,31,18,18,18,18,18,273,241,258,237,237,220,776,
725,1216,1008,6079,1867,12828,29976,29982,29985,29983,29986,29994,29990,29990,
29991,29991,29990,29990,29991,29991,29990,29990,29991,29991,29991,29993,29992,
29994,29995]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,Bd5b4][%mdl 32]}
4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Qa4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Nd5 8. Bxb4 Ndxb4 9. O-O Rb8 10. Na3 {
E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} O-O 11. Qb5 b6 12. Qxc4 Ba6 13. Nb5 Qd5 (13… Qe8
14. Rfc1 Nd5 15. Qxc6 Qxc6 16. Rxc6 Bxb5 17. Rc2 Rfc8 {1/2-1/2 (33) So,W (2780)
-Caruana,F (2822) Saint Louis 2018}) 14. Qxd5 Nxd5 {LiveBook: 58 Games} 15. a4
Na5 16. Ne5 Rbd8 $1 17. Bxd5 {And now Bf3 would win.} Bxb5 $1 18. axb5 {
Strongly threatening Bg2.} Rxd5 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} 19. b4 $146 Nb3
20. Nc6 (20. Rxa7 $5 {[%cal Re5c6]} Nxd4 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 21. Nc6
Nxe2+ 22. Kg2 $11) 20… Nxa1 21. Ne7+ Kh8 {Threatens to win with …Rd7.} 22.
Nxd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Nc2 23. Nc3 Nxb4 24. Ra1 Ra8 25. Ra4 $1
{[%cal Ra4b4]} Nd5 26. Nxd5 exd5 {KR-KR} 27. Ra3 Kg8 28. Rc3 Rc8 29. Ra3 Ra8
30. Rc3 Rc8 31. Ra3 c5 32. Rxa7 {Black must now prevent dxc5.} Kf8 33. Ra6 c4
34. Ra2 Ke7 35. e3 c3 36. Rc2 Rc4 37. Kf1 Kd7 38. Ke2 Rb4 39. Rxc3 Rxb5 40. Rc2
h5 41. h4 g6 42. Kf3 Ra5 43. Kf4 f6 44. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3g4][%mdl 32]} Ra8
45. g4 hxg4 46. fxg4 Ra1 (46… Rh8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 47. Rh2 ({
White should play} 47. Rb2 $16) 47… Rf1+ 48. Kg3 Rg1+ $1 49. Kf3 Rf1+ 50. Ke2
Ra1 {aiming for …Ra2+.} 51. Rh3 Ke6 52. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6,Bh6h7][%mdl 32]
} g5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (52… f5 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 53. h6
$18 Ra8 54. h7 Rh8 {[#]} 55. Kd3 $1 Kf7 $2 (55… b5 56. Rh1 b4) 56. e4 dxe4+
57. Kxe4 Kg7 58. d5 (58. Kf5 $142 b5 59. d5) 58… b5 59. d6 b4 {White mates.}
60. Kf5 Kf7 61. Re3 b3 62. Rxb3 Kg7 63. Rb7+ Kh6 64. Rb1 Kg7 65. Rh1 Kf7 66.
Ra1 Kg7 67. Ra7+ Kh6 68. d7 Rb8 69. Kxf6 Rd8 70. Ke7 {Accuracy: White = 73%,
Black = 51%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.45”]
[White “Belyakov, Bogdan”]
[Black “Shirov, Alexei”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2459”]
[BlackElo “2643”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:
57]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. cxd4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:
01:06]} 8. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:04:51]} Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:45]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 11. Bxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:
00:12]} 13. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Qc5 {[%emt 0:01:10]}
Qxc5 {[%emt 0:03:48]} 15. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 18. b4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 19. a3 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Rfd8
{[%emt 0:01:30]} 20. Nb5 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 21. Nxa7 {
[%emt 0:01:04]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. b5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 23. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} R2d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Rac1 {[%emt 0:01:04]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. f4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 26. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:01:23]} Rdxc5 {[%emt 0:02:34]} 27. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 29. g3 {[%emt 0:00:56]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 30. h4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 31. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 32. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 33. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Rd6 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. a4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ke8 38. Kd4 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.46”]
[White “Melkumyan, Hrant”]
[Black “Sokolov, Andrei”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B00”]
[WhiteElo “2670”]
[BlackElo “2532”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “104”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,104,0,55,47,47,39,79,64,76,59,70,11,28,-3,20,-33,-31,-36,-53,-70,-75,
-91,-105,-263,-256,-308,-326,-314,-284,-348,-308,-335,-314,-327,-311,-321,-306,
-419,-411,-398,-413,-413,-318,-315,-302,-360,-355,-351,-334,-333,-326,-324,
-301,-324,-311,-476,-506,-581,-552,-597,-595,-588,-588,-577,-489,-482,-475,
-457,-360,-404,-376,-357,-285,-286,-237,-441,-441,-441,-441,-441,-441,-466,
-458,-521,-479,-1174,-920]} 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bd3 {[%cal Bf1d3,Bd3c2,Bc2f5]
[%mdl 32]} e5 4. c3 d5 5. dxe5 Nxe4 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Nbd2 Nc5 8. Bc2 {B07: Pirc
Defence: Miscellaneous Systems} Bg4 9. O-O Be7 10. Re1 Qd7 {LiveBook: 7 Games}
({Better is} 10… d4 $11) 11. b4 $14 Ne6 12. Nb3 Bh5 13. Bf5 Bg6 14. Bh3 O-O
$146 15. Be3 (15. a4 $14) 15… Bh5 $11 16. Bc5 b6 17. Bd4 (17. Bxe7 $11 Nxe7
18. Qd3) 17… Rfd8 $15 18. a3 Bf8 19. Re3 Qe8 20. Qd2 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4]
[%mdl 32]} 21. b5 $2 (21. Ree1 $17) 21… a4 $19 22. Nc1 Na5 {[%cal Bc6a5,
Ba5c4,Bc4a3,Ba3c2][%mdl 32]} 23. Re1 Qxb5 24. Bf5 Bg6 25. g4 Nc4 {[%mdl 64] [#]
Double Attack} 26. Qe2 Nf4 ({Much less strong is} 26… Nxa3 27. Nd3) 27. Qf1
Nxa3 28. Ne2 Bxf5 29. gxf5 Qd3 30. Nh4 Nc2 {[#] White must now prevent …
Nxe2+.} 31. Nxf4 Qxf1+ 32. Kxf1 c5 (32… Nxe1 33. Kxe1 c5 34. Be3 $19) (32…
Nxa1 $2 33. Rxa1 c5 34. Be3 $19) 33. Be3 d4 (33… Nxe1 $2 34. Kxe1 d4 35. cxd4
$19) (33… Nxa1 $2 34. Rxa1 a3 35. Ne2 $19) 34. cxd4 cxd4 (34… Nxe1 $2 35.
Kxe1 cxd4 36. Bd2 $17) (34… Nxa1 $2 35. Rxa1 cxd4 36. Bd2 $17) 35. Bd2 b5 {
[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} (35… Nxe1 $2 36. Kxe1 a3 37. Nf3 $17) ({Less
strong is} 35… Nxa1 36. Rxa1 a3 37. Nd3 $19) 36. e6 Nxe1 ({Don’t play} 36…
Nxa1 37. Rxa1 b4 38. f6 $19) 37. Kxe1 (37. Rxe1 {was the only chance.} a3 38.
Nd3) 37… b4 38. Nf3 b3 39. Nd3 a3 40. Bc1 b2 41. Nxb2 axb2 42. Bxb2 Rxa1+ 43.
Bxa1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KBN} d3 44. Bc3 fxe6 45. fxe6 Re8 46. Kd2 Bc5 47.
Ng5 $2 (47. Bd4 {is a better defense.} Bb4+ 48. Kxd3) 47… Bxf2 {Black is
clearly winning.} 48. Kxd3 Bh4 49. Nf3 Bd8 50. Ke4 Rxe6+ 51. Kf4 Bc7+ 52. Kg4 (
52. Be5 $142 Bxe5+ 53. Nxe5) 52… Re4+ {Accuracy: White = 22%, Black = 69%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.47”]
[White “Sanal, Vahap”]
[Black “Dreev, Aleksey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B19”]
[WhiteElo “2490”]
[BlackElo “2670”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “101”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 41,101,40,41,30,46,50,29,40,53,46,60,41,116,41,83,70,87,84,95,102,87,57,
107,128,118,40,45,44,157,5,38,9,121,120,116,109,463,59,308,308,236,8,8,8,8,8,8,
8,8,8,8,8,548,478,405,0,529,0,102,0,372,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4.
Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11.
Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4 Nf6 15. Qe2 Qd5 16. c4 Qe4 17.
Qxe4 {B19: Classical Caro-Kann: 4…Bf5 main line} Nxe4 18. Be3 O-O (18… f5
19. Kc2 Rd8 20. Nd2 Nf6 21. Nf3 Ne4 22. Nd2 Nf6 23. Nf3 Ne4 {1/2-1/2 (23)
Mista,A (2606)-Tomczak,J (2615) Poland 2017}) 19. Ne5 Rfd8 20. g4 Bf6 21. f3
Nd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 22. b3 b5 23. c5 ({Reject} 23. Nxc6 Rdc8 $15) 23…
Bxe5 $1 24. dxe5 Ne8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 24… Nb7 25. Rxd8+ Rxd8 {1-0 (46)
Thomas,N (2296)-Ozeren,K (2298) Sunningdale 2007}) 25. Bf2 Nc7 26. Rd6 Nd5 (
26… Ne8 $14) 27. Be1 (27. Rxc6 $16 Nb4 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 28. Rd6)
27… Rxd6 28. cxd6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} f6 29. exf6 Nxf6 30. Ba5
Kf7 31. Kd2 e5 32. Rc1 e4 33. Ke2 (33. f4 $16) 33… exf3+ 34. Kxf3 Nd7 ({
Black should try} 34… Ke6 $1 $14) 35. b4 $2 (35. Bc3 $16) 35… Ke6 36. Bc7
Rf8+ (36… Ne5+ $11 37. Kg3 Re8) 37. Kg3 $1 $16 Kd5 38. Rd1+ Kc4 $2 {[%mdl
8192]} (38… Ke5 $16 {is more resistant.}) 39. a3 $2 (39. Re1 $1 $18) 39…
Rf7 $2 {[#]} (39… c5 $14) 40. Re1 $1 $18 {[%cal Re1e7]} Nf6 {[#]} 41. Re7 $2
(41. Bd8 $1 $18) 41… Rxe7 $11 42. dxe7 {KB-KN} Kd5 43. Bb8 a6 44. Ba7 Ke6 45.
Bc5 Kf7 46. Kf4 {Hoping for Kf5.} Nd7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (46… Ke6 $1 $11 {
and Black stays safe.}) 47. Bd6 Nb6 48. Bc5 Nd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7c5]} 49. Bd6 $2 (
49. Bd4 $18 {and the rest is easy.}) 49… Nb6 $1 $16 50. Bc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]}
(50. Kf5 $16) 50… Nd7 $1 $18 {[%cal Rd7c5]} 51. Bd6 $2 {Accuracy: White =
31%, Black = 34%.} ({White has to play} 51. Bd4 $18) 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.48”]
[White “Grachev, Boris”]
[Black “Zakhartsov, Vladimir”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A48”]
[WhiteElo “2626”]
[BlackElo “2486”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “219”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} 3. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. b4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 6. b5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 8. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bf5 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 10. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:01:43]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Ba3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 13. h3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 14. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 16. cxd3 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 17. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 18. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 19. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. d4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 21. Bxd6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rcb8 {[%emt 0:
00:50]} 23. Rfc1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} R8b6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 24. Rc5 {[%emt 0:01:28]
} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 25. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 27. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 28. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 29. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 30. Qd6 {[%emt 0:02:08]} a4 {[%emt 0:03:07]} 31. a3 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} Qa8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 32. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:55]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33.
Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 34. g4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} h6 {[%emt 0:
00:49]} 35. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:45]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 36. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 37. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 38. Qf6 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:
32]} 40. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 41. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:30]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 42. Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 43. Qc5 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 44. f3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 45. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 46. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qa6+
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 47. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 48. Qb4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 49. Qb8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 50. Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 51. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qa6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 52. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 53. Qc2+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 54. Qxa4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 55. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 56. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qa5
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 57. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 58. e4 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 59. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
60. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 61. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 62. gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 63. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 64. h4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 65. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc2+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 66. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 67. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc7+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 68. Qe5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} gxh4+ 69. Kxh4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 70. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Qg8+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 71. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 72. Qf4+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kxh5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 73. Qxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 74. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 75. Qe4+ {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 76. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 77. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 78. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 79. Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 80. d5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 81. Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 82. a4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 83. Qf4+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Ke8
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 84. Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 85. Qe6+ {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 86. Qd6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 87. Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 88. Qb6+ {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 89. Qb5+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 90. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 91. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 92. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 93. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 94. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 95. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qg7+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} 96. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qh6+ {[%emt 0:
00:20]} 97. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 98. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Qg1+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 99. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 100. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Qf6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 101. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qc3+ {[%emt 0:
00:32]} 102. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 103. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 104. a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 105.
Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 106. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qe8+ {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 107. Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 108. d6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 109. Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qh7+ {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 110. Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.49”]
[White “Teterev, Vitaly”]
[Black “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B30”]
[WhiteElo “2486”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “72”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 6. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]
} 8. d4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 9. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
13. a4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 14. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:39]} 15. Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:01:00]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 17. Bg2 {[%emt 0:01:28]} f5 {[%emt 0:03:
01]} 18. exf5 {[%emt 0:06:56]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 19. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 20. Ng3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 21. Qc6 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 22. fxe3 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Nxg3 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 23. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 24. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:01:37]
} Qxg3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 25. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Qg4
{[%emt 0:00:29]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 27. fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxb2 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 28. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 29. d6 {[%emt 0:00:47]}
Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 30. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 31. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 32. d7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 33. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 34. gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 35. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rg5+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 36. Kh2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.50”]
[White “Kovalenko, Igor”]
[Black “Drygalov, Sergey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D43”]
[WhiteElo “2657”]
[BlackElo “2446”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 6. Qc2
{[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 7. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 8. e3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 12. Nxb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 13.
Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 14. Bh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 15. a3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 16. f3 {[%emt 0:03:39]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:42]} 17. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 18. Nc5 {
[%emt 0:03:13]} Bxc5 19. dxc5 Nc4 {[%emt 0:04:04]} 20. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 22. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 23. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 24. Rhd1 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 25. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 26. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 27. Bd6 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 28. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 29. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 30. Bxe5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Rc1 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 32. g3 {
[%emt 0:01:11]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 33. Rc3 Reb7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Ke1 {
[%emt 0:01:31]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 35. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 36. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f5
{[%emt 0:00:51]} 38. g4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. Kg3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 40. Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rbf7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 41.
Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 42. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxf3+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Kxf3 Be4+
45. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bxh1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 47. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 48. Nb7 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Nd8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 50.
Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 51. Nd8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 53. Nd8+ {
[%emt 0:00:44]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.51”]
[White “Carlsson, Pontus”]
[Black “Saric, Ivan”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B09”]
[WhiteElo “2463”]
[BlackElo “2695”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,66,6,9,-41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-25,14,-44,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
-11,0,0,-4,-5,0,-10,0,-116,-117,-254,-260,-257,-242,-238,-146,-191,-181,-788,
-782,-809,-806]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. f4 Nf6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 Nc6
7. O-O e5 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. f5 Nb4 {LiveBook: 29 Games} 10. Qe2 {B09: Pirc
Defence: Austrian Attack} (10. Kh1 Nxd3 11. cxd3 gxf5 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Qd6
14. Qe2 f4 15. d4 Ng4 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Rad1 Qa6 {1-0 (49) Andriasian,Z (2621)
-Saric,I (2652) Tallinn 2016}) 10… Nxd3 11. cxd3 gxf5 $146 ({Predecessor:}
11… Qd6 12. fxg6 hxg6 13. Be3 c6 14. d4 Ng4 15. d5 Nf6 16. Rfd1 Bg4 17. Qf2
Rfe8 {1/2-1/2 (46) Vykouk,J (2039)-Schou Moldt,T (2212) Teplice 2013}) 12. Bg5
{The position is equal.} h6 13. Bh4 Qd6 14. exf5 Bxf5 15. Nxe5 Bh7 (15… Bg6
$5) 16. Rae1 (16. Rad1 $11) 16… Nd7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. Ne4 Qd4+ 19. Bf2 Qxb2
20. Qxb2 Bxb2 21. Rb1 Be5 22. Rxb7 Rfb8 23. Rfb1 Rxb7 24. Rxb7 Rd8 25. Bg3 Bd4+
26. Bf2 Ba1 27. h3 (27. Nc5 $11) 27… Rxd3 $17 28. Nc5 (28. Rb1 $17 Be5 29.
Re1) 28… Rd1+ $19 29. Kh2 {[#]} Be5+ $1 30. g3 Bd6 31. Rb8+ Kg7 32. Nb3 $2 (
32. Rb2) 32… Be4 {[%csl Ge4][%cal Rd1h1]} 33. Bd4+ f6 {Accuracy: White = 25%,
Black = 64%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.52”]
[White “Savchenko, Boris”]
[Black “Maghsoodloo, Parham”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2562”]
[BlackElo “2688”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “76”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,76,44,56,65,56,52,97,62,85,50,59,58,65,57,51,51,58,59,67,78,109,50,
82,82,129,82,60,32,35,0,0,-51,-102,-58,-16,-24,0,-258,-187,-179,-192,-189,-181,
-189,-166,-179,-165,-199,-145,-315,-313,-331,-341,-326,-322,-390,-208,-1283,
-1201,-29964,-29966,-5505,-4802,-29976,-29977]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4.
Bg5 c6 5. Qd2 b5 6. f4 Nd7 7. Nf3 b4 {LiveBook: 16 Games} 8. Na4 $146 {B06:
Modern Defence} ({Predecessor:} 8. Nd1 Qb6 9. Nf2 c5 10. Rd1 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Ngf6
12. Be2 O-O 13. O-O e5 14. Nb5 Nxe4 15. Qxb4 Nxf2 16. Rxf2 {1-0 (41) Sokolov,I
(2670)-Ehlvest,J (2660) Cap d’Agde 1996}) 8… a5 9. a3 Rb8 10. axb4 {White is
better.} axb4 11. Bc4 Ngf6 12. e5 Ne4 13. Qe3 d5 14. Bd3 Nxg5 15. Nxg5 {
aiming for e6.} e6 $1 16. h4 Qe7 17. Ke2 (17. h5 $1 $16) 17… h6 18. Nf3 Ra8
19. h5 gxh5 20. f5 exf5 21. Rxh5 c5 {And now …cxd4 would win.} 22. c3 (22.
Bxf5 $11 O-O 23. Rxh6 cxd4 24. Bh7+ Kh8 25. Bf5+ Kg8 26. Bh7+ Kh8 27. Bf5+ Kg8)
22… bxc3 $15 23. bxc3 cxd4 (23… Ba6 {is interesting.} 24. Bxa6 Rxa6 25. Kf2
cxd4 26. Qd3 Ra5) 24. cxd4 Qb4 25. Nh4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (25. Qc1 $11 {and
White has nothing to worry.}) 25… Rxa4 26. Rxa4 Qxa4 27. Nxf5 {[#]} Ba6 $1 {
White must now prevent …Qc2+.} 28. Kf2 Bxd3 29. Qxd3 Bf8 30. Qc3 {[%cal
Rc3c8]} Qc4 (30… Qa2+ $19 31. Kg1 Qa6) 31. Qb2 $2 (31. Qa5 $17 Qc6 32. Ne3)
31… Rg8 $19 32. Rh3 {intending Rc3.} Rg5 33. Ne3 Qc6 34. Rh1 Qb6 (34… f6
$142 35. Rc1 Qa6 36. Nxd5 {[#]} Bd6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 37. exd6 Rxd5 38. Re1+ Kd8)
35. Qa2 $2 (35. Rb1 Qxb2+ 36. Rxb2) 35… Qxd4 36. Rd1 Qf4+ 37. Ke2 Rxe5 38.
Rd3 Bc5 {Accuracy: White = 30%, Black = 53%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.53”]
[White “Kazhgaleyev, Murtas”]
[Black “Bocharov, Ivan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D10”]
[WhiteElo “2587”]
[BlackElo “2563”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “143”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a6
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
01:02]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 8.
Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 10. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]}
b5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 12. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 13. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 14. b3 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Qa8 {[%emt 0:01:
02]} 15. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:36]}
Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 17. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:03:10]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 18. Bxb5
{[%emt 0:00:35]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 19. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} O-O {[%emt 0:
05:20]} 20. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 22. Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 23.
Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 24. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} h6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 25. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 27. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 29. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:01:
20]} 30. Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxa1+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 31. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Qa8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. f3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 35. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. e4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 37. h3 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 38. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qc2+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 40. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 41. Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 43. h4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 44. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 45. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 46. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 47. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 48. Qg5+ {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:
59]} 50. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qd2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 53. Kg4 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 54. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 55. Qh5+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 58. Kh5 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 59. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 60. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 61. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
Qg7+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 62. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 63. e5 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 64. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 65. Kh5 Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 66. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
67. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 68. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh7 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 69. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 70. Kg5 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 71. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 72.
Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.54”]
[White “Jones, Gawain C B”]
[Black “Usmanov, Vasily”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B01”]
[WhiteElo “2682”]
[BlackElo “2450”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “150”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,150,31,33,-17,-19,-13,30,-11,-18,-22,17,2,4,18,91,18,10,-70,-77,-65,
-20,-20,-22,-20,-15,-21,-20,-35,-38,-35,-30,-41,-47,-40,-27,-25,-31,-172,21,0,
152,151,163,162,161,153,177,138,123,121,114,29,177,61,97,99,109,72,77,71,77,77,
77,77,77,77,77,77,63,65,75,78,79,44,42,39,39,44,55,54,48,15,14,0,0,0,8,2,4,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,
-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8]} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3.
Nc3 Qd8 4. Bc4 c6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. d4 b5 {B01: Scandinavian Defence} 7. Bb3 e6 {
LiveBook: 34 Games} 8. a4 (8. Ne5 a5 9. a3 Be7 10. Qf3 Ra6 11. Bf4 Rb6 12. O-O
O-O 13. Rad1 Bb7 14. Qh3 {1-0 (41) Svetushkin,D (2580)-Milanovic,D (2454)
Valjevo 2018}) 8… b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4c3]} 9. Ne2 Be7 10. a5 $146 ({Predecessor:
} 10. O-O O-O 11. Ne5 Ba6 12. Re1 Nd5 13. Nf4 Bb7 14. Qg4 Nxf4 15. Bxf4 {
1-0 (27) Dudek,R (2285)-Gerstenberger,H (2135) Ditzingen 2006}) 10… O-O 11.
O-O Nbd7 12. Nf4 Ba6 13. Re1 $1 c5 {[#]} (13… Kh8 $11 {remains equal.}) 14.
Ba2 (14. Bxe6 $1 $16 fxe6 15. Nxe6 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack}) 14… c4 15. Qe2
(15. d5 $11 exd5 16. Nxd5) 15… Qxa5 $15 {Hoping for …b3!} 16. Nxe6 fxe6 17.
Qxe6+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kh8 $1 {Threatening …Rae8.} 18. Bd2 $1 ({
Don’t go for} 18. Qxe7 $2 Rae8 $19) 18… Rae8 {…Qb6 is the strong threat.}
19. Ng5 c3 20. bxc3 bxc3 21. Be3 $1 Ba3 22. Nf7+ {[#]} Rxf7 $1 23. Qxf7 Re7 24.
Qb3 Bb2 {White must now prevent …Nb6.} 25. Bg5 {[#]} (25. Bf4 $15 Be2 26. Bd6
) 25… Qd8 $2 (25… Be2 $1 $19 26. Bxf6 Nxf6) 26. Qb4 $40 {[%mdl 128] White
is up to no good.} Re8 $2 (26… Be2 $1 $11) 27. Bf7 $1 $16 {[%csl LRa6,LRe8]}
Rf8 28. Rxa6 Rxf7 29. Rxa7 {Threatens to win with Bxf6.} h6 30. Bh4 Nd5 31.
Bxd8 {Threatening mate with Qd6.} Nxb4 32. Re2 ({Better is} 32. Re8+ $16 Kh7
33. Re7 Rxe7 34. Bxe7 Nxc2 35. Rxd7) 32… Ne5 (32… Nc6 $11 33. Re8+ Kh7) 33.
Re7 (33. Rxf7 $18 Nxf7 34. Ba5) 33… Rxe7 34. Bxe7 Nec6 35. Bxb4 (35. Bc5 {
looks sharper.} Nd5 36. Re8+ Kh7 37. Kf1 Ncb4 38. Re2) 35… Nxb4 36. Kf1 Kg8
37. Ke1 Bc1 38. Kd1 Bg5 39. Re5 Nc6 40. Rc5 Nxd4 41. Rxc3 Kf7 42. Rc7+ Kf6 43.
c3 Ne6 44. Ra7 Ke5 45. Ra5+ Kd6 46. g3 Nc5 47. Ke2 Kd5 {The position is equal.}
48. Kf3 Bf6 49. Ra3 Kc4 50. Kg4 Ne4 51. f3 Nxc3 52. Kf5 Nb5 53. Ra4+ Kd3 54. f4
Ke3 55. Kg6 Kf3 56. Kh5 Nd4 57. Ra3+ Kg2 58. Ra2+ Kh3 59. Rf2 Nf5 60. g4 Nh4
61. g5 hxg5 62. fxg5 Bd4 63. Rf4 g6+ 64. Kh6 Be5 65. Re4 Bxh2 66. Kg7 Bd6 67.
Kf7 Kg3 68. Ra4 Bf4 69. Kf6 Kg4 70. Rb4 Kg3 71. Ra4 Kf3 72. Rb4 Kg4 73. Ra4 Nf3
74. Rxf4+ Kxf4 75. Kxg6 Nxg5 {Accuracy: White = 60%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.55”]
[White “Kevlishvili, Robby”]
[Black “Najer, Evgeniy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C88”]
[WhiteElo “2451”]
[BlackElo “2670”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,93,9,10,12,23,15,49,39,77,48,147,150,150,163,156,143,516,485,495,286,
306,258,265,260,238,77,110,88,91,84,88,82,73,90,91,87,74,0,0,0,23,-43,-43,-43,
-43,-146,-85,-277,-43,-43,-43,-43,-43,-43,-43,-49,-35,-35,-35,-35,177,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3,Bb3a2]
[%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d3 d6 9. a4 Bb7 10.
Bd2 Qd7 11. Nc3 Na5 12. Ba2 c5 {LiveBook: 3 Games. C88: Closed Ruy Lopez:
Anti-Marshall Systems} (12… b4 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. exd5 c5 15. c3 b3 16. Bxb3
Nxb3 17. Qxb3 Rab8 18. d4 Ba8 19. Qa2 exd4 20. cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (59) Fedoseev,V
(2659)-Nguyen,N (2634) Berlin 2015}) 13. Ne2 Bd8 14. Ng3 c4 $146 ({Predecessor:
} 14… b4 15. Nf5 Rb8 16. Bh6 gxh6 17. Qd2 Ne8 18. Qxh6 c4 19. Re3 Nc6 20.
Bxc4 {1-0 (20) Pijl,R (2313)-Nemec,Z (2238) LSS email 2011}) 15. Nf5 cxd3 16.
cxd3 bxa4 (16… Nc6 $14) 17. Bb4 $16 Ne8 18. d4 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has
strong initiative.} exd4 19. N3xd4 ({Don’t do} 19. N5xd4 $6 Rb8 $14) 19… g6
$2 {[%mdl 8192]} (19… Kh8 $16 {is a better chance.} 20. e5 Nb3) 20. Nh6+ Kg7
21. Nxf7 (21. e5 $142) 21… Rxf7 $18 22. Ne6+ Kg8 {Hoping for …Nb3!} 23.
Nxd8 {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} Qxd8 24. Qxa4 $2 (24. Bxf7+ $18 Kxf7 25.
Rxa4 (25. Qxa4 Nc6 $16)) 24… Nc6 $16 25. Bc3 Qe7 26. Re3 Nc7 27. Bxf7+ Qxf7
28. Rf3 Qe7 29. Qb3+ {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Ne6 30. Bf6 (
{White should play} 30. Rf6 $16 Ncd8 31. f3) 30… Qd7 $1 $11 31. Rd1 Rc8 32.
Qa3 {[#]} ({White should try} 32. Rc3 $11 Na7 33. Rxc8+ Nxc8 34. f3) 32… Ncd4
$1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} 33. Bxd4 (33. Rxd4 Rc1+) 33… Nxd4 34. Qa2+ (34. Rfd3 $15
Nb5 35. Qb3+ Kg7 36. f3) 34… Kg7 (34… d5 $142 $1 {Strongly threatening …
Qg4.} 35. Re3 Rc2) 35. Rfd3 $2 (35. Re3 $17 {only move.}) 35… Nb5 $2 ({
Better is} 35… Ne2+ $19 36. Kh1 Bxe4 37. Qxa6 Rc6) 36. Qa4 Qe6 {aiming for ..
.Rc4.} 37. f3 Qe5 38. Qb4 h5 39. Qd2 h4 40. h3 Rc4 41. Kh1 Qf6 $2 {[#]} (41…
Rc7 $15 {stays ahead.}) 42. Rc1 $2 (42. e5 $1 $18 {[%cal Re5f6][%mdl 512]} Qxe5
(42… dxe5 43. Rd7+) 43. Re1) 42… Rxc1+ $11 {The position is equal.} 43.
Qxc1 Qe5 44. Qd2 Kh7 45. Qf2 Qf4 46. Qe1 Bc8 47. Rd1 {[%mdl 32768] Accuracy:
White = 55%, Black = 35%. . Loss on time!?} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.56”]
[White “Pantsulaia, Levan”]
[Black “Kobo, Ori”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2597”]
[BlackElo “2494”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “69”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 5. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. d3 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nge7 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 8. b4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 9. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 10. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 11. a4 {[%emt 0:
01:06]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:34]} 12. b5 {[%emt 0:03:20]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 13.
axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Nfxe5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxb5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 15. O-O {[%emt 0:00:20]} Na3 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 16. e3 {[%emt 0:
03:05]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 17. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:12]}
18. d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 19. Bxh3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qxh3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 21. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. e4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 23.
Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 24. Nxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Bxf8 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 28. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:12]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 29. h4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 30. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 31. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 32. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 33.
Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 34. Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bc3 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} 35. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.57”]
[White “Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian”]
[Black “Demchenko, Anton”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B30”]
[WhiteElo “2555”]
[BlackElo “2679”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “89”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,89,54,34,62,25,68,49,74,74,65,66,71,68,120,120,129,108,94,46,34,34,
29,40,24,30,31,23,28,22,43,32,44,0,0,0,0,0,22,0,1,8,72,57,64,57,54,41,50,31,31,
31,31,31,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,38,8]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3
Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Qc7 5. O-O Nd4 6. Re1 a6 7. Bf1 {B30: Sicilian: 2…Nc6
3 Bb5, lines without …g6} Ng4 8. g3 Nxf3+ 9. Qxf3 Ne5 10. Qe2 e6 (10… d6
11. Nd5 Qd8 12. Bg2 e6 13. Ne3 g6 14. b4 cxb4 {1-0 (35) Wei,Y (2735)-Inarkiev,
E (2690) Magas 2018}) 11. Bg2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Be7 12. d3 h5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 12… d6 13. f4 Nc6 14. Nd1 O-O {1/2-1/2 (69) Kovacevic,A (2556)
-Avrukh,B (2614) Mallorca 2004}) 13. f4 Nc6 14. Nd5 exd5 15. exd5 Qd6 {[#]
Threatens to win with …Nd4.} 16. c3 f5 ({Black should play} 16… Kf8 $14)
17. dxc6 $16 dxc6 18. Be3 Be6 19. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 20. d4 Bc4 21. dxc5 {[%csl Ge1]
[%cal Re2e7] [#]} Bxe2 22. Rxe2 {Strongly threatening Rae1.} Kf7 23. b4 Bf6 24.
Rc1 Rhd8 25. Bf1 a5 26. a3 axb4 27. axb4 Ra3 28. Rec2 Rda8 29. Bc4+ Kf8 30. Kg2
Ra1 (30… Re8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 31. Rxa1 Rxa1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KRB-KRB. White is slightly better.} 32. Be6 Ra3 33. Bxf5 (33. Rd2 {feels
hotter.} Rxc3 34. Bc8 Rb3 35. Bxb7 Rxb4 36. Bxc6 Rc4 37. Bf3) 33… Rxc3 34.
Rxc3 (34. Re2 {with more complications.} Rc4 35. Bg6 Be7 36. Rb2 Bf6 37. Rb1)
34… Bxc3 $14 {KB-KB} 35. Bc8 Bxb4 36. Bxb7 Bxc5 37. Bxc6 g6 38. Kf3 Kg7 39.
Be8 Kh6 40. Ke4 Bg1 41. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3g4][%mdl 32]} Bf2 42. Kf3 Be1 43. g4
hxg4+ 44. hxg4 g5 45. Ke4 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.58”]
[White “Alekseev, Evgeny”]
[Black “Apryshko, Gleb”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2639”]
[BlackElo “2385”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “67”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 2. e4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. d5 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. c4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:54]}
8. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:01:18]} c6 {
[%emt 0:04:46]} 10. h3 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 12. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 13.
Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Be8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 14. Bh6 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Bh8 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 15. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Na6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 16. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 17. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nac5 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 18. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 19. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ne5
{[%emt 0:01:02]} 20. Nxe5 Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. g4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 23. Bh6+ {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. f4 Bd4+ 25. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:
01:13]} 26. g5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Bf7 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 28. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:48]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 29. Kh1 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 30. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 31. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 32. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 33. gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.59”]
[White “AL-Sayed, Mohammed”]
[Black “Ponkratov, Pavel”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C00”]
[WhiteElo “2484”]
[BlackElo “2630”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. e5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 7. h4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
8. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. Bg2 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:24]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. c4 {[%emt 0:
01:09]} Nde5 {[%emt 0:02:59]} 12. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:01:08]}
13. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 14. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bd6 {
[%emt 0:04:15]} 15. c5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Bf4 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 17. Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
18. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 19. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:02:00]} Bxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. d4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 21. h5 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 22. a4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 23.
a5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} a6 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 25. f4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 26. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:33]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 27. Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. f5 {
[%emt 0:00:40]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 29. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qxg6 {[%emt 0:00:
46]} 30. hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 31. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:41]}
Bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 32. Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:54]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 33. Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 34. f6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 35. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rdc7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 36. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:31]}
Re8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 37. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 38. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Rbf3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} 40. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 41. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 42. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 43. Rxe2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 45. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd8
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 47. Rb7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 48. Rf7+ {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. g7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 50. Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Bd5+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 52. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 53. Rf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:09] Kd5} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.60”]
[White “Esipenko, Andrey”]
[Black “Bazeev, German”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E15”]
[WhiteElo “2593”]
[BlackElo “2416”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “54”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. b3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Bg2 Bb7 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 11. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 12.
e4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 13. exd5 {[%emt 0:02:06]} cxd5 {
[%emt 0:01:30]} 14. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 15. Rxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 17. Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Qg4+ {[%emt 0:01:52]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. Qf4 {
[%emt 0:01:50]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 21. Rfc1 {[%emt 0:01:48]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 22. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 24. Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Rcd8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 25. Qa3 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. c5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 27. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.62”]
[White “Grigoriants, Sergey”]
[Black “Lomasov, Semyon”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A35”]
[WhiteElo “2540”]
[BlackElo “2553”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “39”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:
55]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. cxd5 {
[%emt 0:01:33]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 8. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:46]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. b3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:03:49]} 13.
Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 14. Nh4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 15. Nxg6 {[%emt 0:03:55]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]
} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 17. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} d4 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 18. exd4 {
[%emt 0:03:25]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 19. Na4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:03:
28]} 20. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.63”]
[White “Bilguun, Sumiya”]
[Black “Mchedlishvili, Mikheil”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B47”]
[WhiteElo “2497”]
[BlackElo “2610”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 6. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 7. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
8. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:01:19]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} 10. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 11. c4 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 13.
b3 {[%emt 0:02:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:11]} O-O {[%emt 0:
00:12]} 15. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:53]} 16. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:03]}
Rfd8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 17. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 18. Bb2 {
[%emt 0:03:11]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 19. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:
04]} 20. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bf6
{[%emt 0:01:55]} 22. Nd5 Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 23. exd5 {[%emt 0:01:50]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} 24. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Ba5 {[%emt 0:
01:01]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 26. b4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rec8 {[%emt 0:03:02]} 27.
Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 28. Rec1 {[%emt 0:01:09]} b3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 30. Qxb4 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Ne2+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxc1 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 32. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} bxa2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 33. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:22]
} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 35. f3 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 36. Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qd3+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 37. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 38. h4 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 39. c5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 41. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 42. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qc1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 43. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 44. g4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 45. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Bd4+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 46. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 47. g5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qc1+
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.64”]
[White “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Black “Hirneise, Tobias”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C95”]
[WhiteElo “2638”]
[BlackElo “2464”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “137”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:01:54]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
8. c3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb8 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 10. d4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Nbd2 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 12. d5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
13. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 14. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nc5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 15. b3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} cxb3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 16. axb3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 18. Qb1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 19. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qb7
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 20. b4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 21. Rxa8 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxa8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 22. cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Na4 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 23. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 24. Kh2 {[%emt 0:01:07]}
Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 25. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Be1 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 27. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 28. Kg1 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 29. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} g6
{[%emt 0:00:56]} 30. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 31. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 32. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:
28]} 33. Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 34. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 35. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 36. Bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 38. g3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 39. Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rb8
{[%emt 0:02:02]} 40. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 41. Qb2 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 42. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 43. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 44. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 45. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. Qc1 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 47. b5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 48. Ng1 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 49. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qc7
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 50. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 51. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxh3+ {[%emt 0:00:33]} 52. Kxh3 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Qxf2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 53. Ng1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 54. Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
g4+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 55. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 56. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:01:56]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 57. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 58. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 59. Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 60. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qf1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 61. Qg2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 62. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 63. Qg4+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 64. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 65. b6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Rxc3 66. Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 67. b7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 68. Qc8+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69. b8=Q {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.65”]
[White “Anikonov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Potkin, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E32”]
[WhiteElo “2371”]
[BlackElo “2597”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 6. dxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. g3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:46]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Bf4 {[%emt 0:02:10]} Nce4 {[%emt 0:02:13]} 11. Nxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:57]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 12. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:
48]} 13. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 14. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 15. Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 16. Kxg2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 17. Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:06]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:16]
} 18. Nd3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 19. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qxd6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 21. Qxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. e4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 23. f3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nd7
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 25. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. b4 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 27. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28.
Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 29. Nxc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 30. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 31. Nc5 {[%emt 0:
00:49]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 32. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 33.
h4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 34. h5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:
01:12]} 35. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:57]
} Kxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 38. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 39. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 40. a3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5+
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.66”]
[White “Khismatullin, Denis”]
[Black “Firouzja, Alireza”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E66”]
[WhiteElo “2621”]
[BlackElo “2607”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “104”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
00:39]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:57]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8. d5
{[%emt 0:01:08]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 10. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:03:07]} 11. Qc2 {[%emt 0:01:28]} b5
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 12. cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 13. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 14. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} 15. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:03:37]} 16. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:49]}
Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 17. Qb1 {[%emt 0:05:21]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:03:13]} 18. Nd1 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. Qxb2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 20. Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 21. Bf1 {[%emt 0:01:42]}
Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 22. e4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nac4 {[%emt 0:02:02]} 23. Nxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 24. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 25. a4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 26. h3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bf3 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 27. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 28. exf5 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 30.
Re3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 31. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne5+ {
[%emt 0:00:21]} 32. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 33. Qc1 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 34. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 35.
Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 36. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxb7 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Re3 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 39. Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 40. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qb2
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 42. Nxe7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 43. Qxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rbb8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 44. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 45. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 46. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 48. d6 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxg2+ {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 50. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 51. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.67”]
[White “Kabanov, Nikolai”]
[Black “Ragger, Markus”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C44”]
[WhiteElo “2450”]
[BlackElo “2687”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “102”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,102,-33,22,-40,-33,-126,-124,-112,-58,-54,-63,-62,-31,-33,-32,-72,
-83,-87,-93,-166,-91,-82,-77,-99,-78,-211,-208,-228,-220,-223,-157,-157,-138,
-141,-147,-145,-135,-156,-66,-62,-53,-55,-63,-120,-96,-109,-118,-152,-104,-107,
-107,-106,-86,-237,-212,-289,-141,-558,-356,-324,-135,-133,-138,-152,-157,-270,
-276,-365,-216,-210,-207,-336,-318,-475,-475,-460,-452,-1562,-1375,-29975,
-29976,-29985,-29986,-29988,-4956,-29980,-29981,-29983,-29984,-29989,-29990,
-29995,-8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. Qe2 {
C45: Scotch Game} (6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. Nd2 Rb8 9. c4 Nb4 10. Nf3 c5 11. g3
Bb7 12. Bg2 Qe6 13. O-O Be7 14. b3 O-O 15. Bb2 d5 16. cxd5 Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (31)
So,W (2776)-Sargissian,G (2691) Batumi 2018}) 6… d5 {LiveBook: 9 Games} ({
Black should play} 6… Rb8 $15) 7. Nd2 $146 (7. exd5+ $11 Be7 8. dxc6) ({
Predecessor:} 7. e5 Nd7 8. Bf4 Rb8 9. Nd2 Rxb2 10. Qf3 Nc5 11. Be2 Ne6 12. Nb3
Rxc2 13. Bd2 Be7 {1/2-1/2 (27) Antal,G (2562)-Erdos,V (2615) Hungary 2015})
7… Be7 $15 8. Qf3 (8. e5 $15 Nd7 9. c3) 8… O-O $17 9. Bd3 Bg4 (9… Bb4 $17
10. c3 Re8) 10. Qg3 $15 {And now e5 would win.} Bd6 11. Qh4 $1 h6 12. O-O Re8
$36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has the initiative.} 13. h3 Bh5 {Threatens to win with .
..g5.} ({But not} 13… dxe4 $6 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. Qxg4 $11) 14. exd5 cxd5 15.
Nb3 (15. b3 $17) 15… Be2 (15… c5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc5c4] White must now
prevent …c4.} 16. c4 d4) 16. Bxe2 $17 Rxe2 17. Be3 {Threatening Nd4.} Rxc2
18. Nd4 (18. Rfc1 $17 {keeps fighting.} Re2 19. Kf1 Rxe3 20. fxe3) 18… Rxb2
$19 19. Nf5 Rb4 $1 {[%cal Rb4h4]} 20. f4 Qd7 21. Nxh6+ gxh6 22. Qxf6 Qe7 23.
Qxe7 Bxe7 24. Rac1 Re4 (24… d4 $1 $17 {[%cal Rd4e3]} 25. Rxc7 Bd8) 25. Bc5
$15 Bf6 26. Rfd1 d4 27. Ba3 ({White should try} 27. g3 $15) 27… Rd8 $1 $17
28. Rc6 Kg7 ({Inferior is} 28… Rxf4 29. Bc1 $16) 29. Bc5 a5 30. Rd3 {Rg3+
would now be nice for White.} Rxf4 31. Rxc7 Rd5 32. Rg3+ $2 (32. Be7 $17) 32…
Bg5 $19 {aiming for …d3.} 33. Rd3 Re4 (33… Rff5 $19 34. Ba7 Be3+ 35. Rxe3
dxe3 36. Bxe3 Rd3) 34. Rf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34. g3 $17 {nothing else works.})
34… Be3+ 35. Kf1 {[#]} Rf4 (35… Bf4 $1 $19 {[%cal Rf4c7]} 36. Re7 Be5 37.
Rfxf7+ Kg6) 36. Bb6 $17 Rxf3+ 37. gxf3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rb5 38.
Ba7 (38. Rc6 $17 {was the only chance.}) 38… Rb2 $19 39. Rd7 Rd2 (39… Rxa2
$142 40. Bxd4+ Bxd4 41. Rxd4 a4) 40. a4 {[#]} Kf6 $1 41. Rd5 (41. Ke1 $142)
41… Ke6 42. Rxa5 (42. Rd8 $142) 42… Rf2+ 43. Ke1 Rxf3 44. Rh5 (44. Ke2 $142
Rxh3 45. Kd3) 44… f5 45. a5 Kd5 46. a6 Ke4 47. Bb6 Bf2+ (47… Kd3 $142 48.
Ba5 Bf4 49. Rxf5 Bg3+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} 50. Kd1 Rxf5 51. Kc1 Bf4+
52. Kb2 Rxa5 53. Kb3 Bd6 54. a7 Rxa7 55. h4 Rb7+ 56. Ka4 Bc5 57. h5 Kc4 58. Ka5
Ra7#) 48. Kd1 Ra3 {Black mates.} 49. Ke2 Be3 50. Rh4+ f4 51. Rxh6 Ke5 $2 {
[%mdl 32768] Accuracy: White = 28%, Black = 53%. . Sensor Board Error (Ke4/e5)?
} (51… d3+ {mates} 52. Kf1 Kf3 53. Bd4 d2 54. Bc3 d1=Q+ 55. Be1 Qe2#) 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.68”]
[White “Vitiugov, Nikita”]
[Black “Van Foreest, Jorden”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B50”]
[WhiteElo “2719”]
[BlackElo “2614”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “145”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,145,0,4,-6,-5,-14,-12,-31,-24,-25,-12,-14,0,0,13,12,0,0,7,0,18,13,19,
16,15,9,15,18,20,7,8,0,26,22,22,22,15,17,30,0,0,0,0,0,13,0,17,12,16,15,17,19,
55,58,44,60,43,31,33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,9,9,8,8,8,9,30,0,0,0,0,7,8,8,12,0,8,8,8,0,1,
8,8,0,29,25,52,54,2075,1826,1804,1315,29965,29968,29968,29971,29970,29972,
29972,29972,29969,0,29969,29973,29972,29974,29973,29975,29975,29976,29977,
29978,29978,29979,29979,29980,29980,29981,29981,29982,29982,29983,29983,29984,
29983,29984,29984,29977]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 dxe5 5. Nxe5 e6
6. Bb5+ Bd7 {B50: Sicilian: 2…d6, Miscellaneous} (6… Nbd7 7. d4 a6 8. Bxd7+
Nxd7 9. Qh5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Bd7 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. O-O-O Bc6 13. f4 Be7 14. Bxe7
Qxe7 {1/2-1/2 (29) Bernadskiy,V (2583)-Vovk,A (2634) Zhitomir 2017}) 7. Nxd7
Nbxd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 8. O-O a6 {The position is equal.} 9. Be2 Qc7 10. d4
$146 ({Predecessor:} 10. d3 Bd6 11. f4 b5 12. a4 b4 {1/2-1/2 (51) Shipman,
W-Rhee,P Lincoln,OR 1969}) 10… Bd6 11. g3 cxd4 12. Qxd4 O-O 13. Ne4 Be5 ({
Don’t blunder} 13… Qxc2 $2 14. Bd3 $18) 14. Nxf6+ Bxf6 15. Qe4 Nc5 16. Qf3
Rfd8 17. c3 Rac8 18. Rb1 b5 19. h4 Nd7 20. Bf4 Be5 21. Bg5 Bf6 22. Bf4 Be5 23.
Be3 Nb6 24. Rbd1 Nd5 25. Bc1 Rb8 26. h5 h6 27. Bd3 Nf6 28. a3 Rd5 29. Bb1 Rbd8
30. Rxd5 Rxd5 31. Rd1 Rxd1+ 32. Qxd1 Qd6 33. Qxd6 Bxd6 $14 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KBB-KBN} 34. Bd3 Nxh5 35. b4 Bc7 $1 36. c4 bxc4 37. Bxc4 a5 38. Bd2
axb4 39. Bxb4 Bb6 40. Kg2 Nf6 41. a4 Ng4 42. a5 Ba7 43. Be1 Kf8 44. Be2 f5 45.
a6 Ke7 46. Bb4+ Kd8 47. Bc4 Nxf2 48. Bxe6 {White wants to play Ba5+.} Ng4 49.
Bd6 g6 50. Kf3 Nf6 51. Bf4 g5 52. Be5 Nd7 53. Bg7 f4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (53… h5
$14) 54. Bxd7 $1 $18 Kxd7 {[#] KB-KB} 55. g4 $1 Kc6 56. Bxh6 Kb5 57. Bxg5 Kxa6
58. Bxf4 Kb5 59. Be3 Bb8 60. Bf4 Ba7 61. g5 {[%cal Bg4g5,Bg5g6][%mdl 32] White
mates.} Kc6 62. g6 Bd4 63. Ke4 Bg7 64. Be5 Bf8 65. Kf5 Kd7 66. Kf6 Ke8 67. Bf4
Bc5 {[#]} 68. Kg7 $1 Bd4+ 69. Kh7 Ke7 70. Bh6 Ke6 71. Bg7 Bc5 72. Bb2 Bf8 {[#]}
73. Ba3 $1 {[%mdl 576] Promotion. Accuracy: White = 69%, Black = 53%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.69”]
[White “Steinberg, Nitzan”]
[Black “Adly, Ahmed”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2626”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. h4 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 7. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
8. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:35]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 9. h5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nbd7 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 11. hxg6 {[%emt 0:
00:47]} fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. g5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 13.
a4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 14. a5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 15. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 16. b4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 17. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 18. Bg4 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:
37]} 20. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 22. Qf3+ {[%emt 0:01:47]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 23. Qg4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 24. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} exd4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 25. f4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:03:18]} 26. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Qxd4+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 28. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} h5 {[%emt 0:02:27]} 29. gxh6 {[%emt 0:01:58]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 30. e5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 31. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bg5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 33. Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 34. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:
54]} 35. Rhf1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rxf1 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 36. Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Re2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Nf4+ {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Qc4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} 40. Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 41. Kxf4 {[%emt 0:00:11]
} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 42. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rd4+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} 43. Qxd4
{[%emt 0:00:05]} Qh4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qh1+ {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 45. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Kd6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Qg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 49. Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qh7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 50. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.70”]
[White “Amin, Bassem”]
[Black “Lobanov, Sergei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A07”]
[WhiteElo “2710”]
[BlackElo “2526”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 26,95,60,61,54,37,60,21,70,75,101,111,106,105,115,64,85,85,82,94,91,70,
64,67,64,70,76,74,75,77,123,122,123,123,120,119,120,103,92,8,160,88,116,116,
115,115,110,115,129,126,131,152,270,270,454,195,5181,707,700,693,637,635,637,
631,618,602,692,682,831,814,6041,5933]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O
Bg4 5. d3 Nbd7 6. Nbd2 e5 7. e4 Bd6 8. h3 Bh5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. c4 {A07: Réti
Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} (10. g4 Bg6 11. Nh4 O-O 12. Nxg6 hxg6
13. c4 Nc5 14. Nb3 dxc4 15. dxc4 Qc7 16. Be3 Rad8 17. Qc2 b6 {1/2-1/2 (43)
Kryakvin,D (2548)-Jakovenko,D (2745) Khanty-Mansiysk 2014}) 10… O-O 11. cxd5
Nxd5 12. Qb3 N5b6 13. Ne4 Be7 14. a4 {LiveBook: 12 Games} a5 15. Be3 Bb4 16. d4
Bxf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16… exd4 17. Nxd4 Bg6 {1/2-1/2 (108) Gasthofer,A
(2453)-Beikert,G (2461) Germany 2011}) 17. Bxf3 Kh8 18. dxe5 Nxe5 19. Bg2 Qd5
20. Qc2 (20. Qd1 $16 Qe6 21. Bc5) 20… Nbc4 21. Bf4 $1 Qd3 22. Rac1 {Black
must now prevent Qxd3.} Rac8 23. Bxe5 Qxc2 {[#]} 24. Bxg7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxg7
25. Rxc2 Nd6 26. Nc3 b5 27. Rfc1 ({But not} 27. axb5 Nxb5 28. Bb7 Rc5 $11)
27… Bxc3 28. Rxc3 bxa4 29. Bc6 Rb8 30. Rd1 Nf5 31. Rc5 Rfc8 32. Rd7 (32. Rdd5
$16 Ne7 33. Rg5+ Kf6 34. Bxa4) 32… Nh6 $2 (32… Nxg3 $1 $11 33. fxg3 Rxb2)
33. h4 (33. Rg5+ $142 Kf6 34. Rh5) 33… Rxb2 {And now …a3 would win.} 34.
Rg5+ Kf8 35. Bxa4 Rc4 36. Bd1 $1 ({Much worse is} 36. Rxa5 $6 Ng4 $11) 36… a4
{[#]} 37. Ra5 $1 Rb1 {Hoping for …Rcc1.} 38. Kg2 Ra1 (38… Rb6 $16 39. Bxa4
Ng4) 39. Bh5 $18 Ra2 $2 {[#]} (39… Re1 40. Raa7 Rce4 41. Bxf7 Re7) 40. Rd6 (
40. Bxf7 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512] White wants to mate with Ra8+.} Nxf7 41. Raa7)
40… Ng8 $2 (40… Ng4 41. Bxg4 Rxg4) 41. Rd8+ (41. Ra7 $142 Rc5 42. Rxf7+ Ke8
43. Rxh7+ Rxh5 44. Rxh5) 41… Kg7 42. Rg5+ Kf6 43. Rdxg8 Rcc2 44. R8g7 Rxf2+
45. Kh3 Ke6 46. Rxh7 Rad2 47. Ra5 f5 48. Rh6+ {Accuracy: White = 57%, Black =
41%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.71”]
[White “Zubritskiy, Artyom”]
[Black “Antipov, Mikhail Al.”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A20”]
[WhiteElo “2442”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 e5 2. g3 h5 3. h4 Nc6 4. Bg2 Bc5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nf3 d6 7. O-O Nge7 8. a3
Bg4 9. b4 Ba7 10. e3 f5 11. Qc2 e4 12. Ng5 Ne5 13. d4 Nxc4 14. Ne6 Qd7 15. d5
Ne5 16. Nxg7+ Kf7 17. Ne6 Rag8 18. Bb2 Nf3+ 19. Bxf3 Bxf3 20. Ne2 Nxd5 21. Ng5+
Rxg5 22. hxg5 f4 23. Kh2 Qg4 24. Nxf4 Nxf4 25. Qxc7+ Ke6 26. exf4 h4 27. f5+
Qxf5 28. Bxh8 hxg3+ 29. fxg3 Qxg5 30. Qc8+ Ke7 31. Rxf3 Qd2+ 32. Rf2 Qxf2+ 33.
Kh3 Qf3 34. Qxb7+ Ke6 35. Qxa7 Qh5+ 36. Kg2 Qf3+ 37. Kh2 e3 38. Qd4 Kd7 39. Rd1
Ke8 40. Qd5 Qf2+ 41. Kh3 e2 42. Qe4+ Kd7 43. Qb7+ Ke8 44. Qe4+ Kd7 45. Rc1 Qf1+
46. Rxf1 exf1=Q+ 47. Kh4 Qc1 48. Bd4 Qxa3 49. Be3 Qb2 50. Bf4 Qh8+ 51. Kg4 Qg7+
52. Kf3 Qc3+ 53. Ke2 a5 54. Qf5+ Kd8 55. Qf8+ Kd7 56. Qxd6+ Ke8 57. Qe5+ 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.72”]
[White “Vallejo Pons, Francisco”]
[Black “Sharma, Dinesh K.”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B47”]
[WhiteElo “2695”]
[BlackElo “2295”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “150”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,150,0,0,0,-89,-95,-100,-106,-100,-84,-85,0,0,2,0,-6,-81,17,22,22,30,
28,30,20,25,29,-25,-37,-46,-2,-98,-103,-125,-72,-87,-75,-82,-68,-68,-72,-73,
-44,-171,-171,-367,-366,-370,-358,-371,-364,-360,-364,-339,-335,-328,-309,-369,
-366,-391,-390,-364,-335,-335,-328,-324,-302,-281,-211,-212,-212,-330,-330,
-320,-298,-268,-248,-1364,-1168,-674,-580,-29965,-29966,-29964,-29968,-29967,
-29968,-29962,-29959,-29973,-29973,-29977,-29978,-29977,-29971,-29977,-29978,
-29978,-29974,-29978,-29977,-29975,-29976,-29976,-29977,-29975,-29973,-29972,
-29974,-29974,-29975,-29974,-29972,-29972,-29973,-29975,-29973,-29974,-29975,
-29977,-29977,-29977,-29978,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29978,-29981,-29982,-29982,
-29983]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2
h5 8. h3 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (8. Bg5 h4
9. gxh4 Nge7 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Qd3 Ng6 12. O-O-O f6 13. Bd2 Kf7 14. Rhg1 Rxh4
15. Bf1 Qxh2 {0-1 (34) Kraemer,M (2575)-Jakovenko,D (2710) Germany 2018}) 8…
h4 9. g4 Bc5 10. Nb3 Ba7 11. Qe2 Nge7 12. f4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} b5 {[%cal
Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 13. Rf1 $146 (13. e5 $11) ({Predecessor:} 13. e5 f5 14.
Be3 Bxe3 15. Qxe3 Nb4 {1/2-1/2 (39) Llobel Cortell,E (2408)-Domingo Nunez,R
(2318) Linares 2018}) 13… b4 $17 14. Na4 a5 15. Be3 g5 16. e5 {[#]} Bxe3 (
16… gxf4 $1 $17 17. Bc5 (17. Bxf4 Ba6 $17) 17… Bxc5 18. Nbxc5 Ra7) 17. Qxe3
$11 Ng6 18. fxg5 Qxe5 19. Rf3 (19. Qxe5 $11 Ngxe5 20. Bxc6 Nxc6 21. O-O-O)
19… Nf4 (19… Bb7 $17 20. Nac5 a4 21. Nxb7 axb3 22. Qxe5 Ngxe5 23. Rxb3 d5)
20. Bh1 $1 {Qxe5 is the strong threat.} Qxe3+ 21. Rxe3 Rg8 22. O-O-O Rxg5 23.
Rf1 Ng6 $1 24. Nb6 ({White should play} 24. Bxc6 dxc6 25. Nb6) 24… Rb8 $36 {
[%mdl 2048] Black is more active.} 25. Nc4 {Threatens to win with Nd6+.} Nge5
26. Nxe5 (26. Nbxa5 $11 Ba6 27. Rf4 Bxc4 28. Nxc4) 26… Nxe5 $17 27. Nxa5 Ba6
({Better is} 27… Nxg4 $1 28. hxg4 Rxa5) 28. Rg1 {[#]} Nd3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]}
29. cxd3 {Strongly threatening Nb3.} Rxa5 30. Kb1 Rc8 31. d4 Bc4 32. a3 (32. b3
$15 Ba6 33. Be4) 32… bxa3 $19 33. Rxa3 $2 (33. b3 a2+ 34. Ka1) 33… Rxa3 34.
bxa3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rb8+ 35. Kc2 Rb3 36. a4 Rxh3 37. Ra1 Bb3+
38. Kd2 {[#]} Bxa4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 39. d5 (39. Rxa4 Rxh1) 39… Ke7 40. Ke2 Bb3
41. dxe6 Bxe6 42. Bf3 Rg3 43. Ra4 Kf6 44. Kf2 Kg6 45. Rb4 d5 46. Rd4 (46. g5
$142) 46… Kg5 47. Bxd5 Rxg4 48. Rd3 Rb4 49. Bxe6 $2 (49. Bc6) 49… fxe6 {
KR-KR} 50. Rd8 Rf4+ 51. Ke3 {Hoping for Rg8+.} Rf6 {Black mates.} 52. Rg8+ Rg6
53. Rh8 Kg4 54. Kf2 h3 55. Kg1 Kg3 56. Ra8 e5 57. Ra3+ Kh4+ 58. Kf2 Rg2+ 59.
Kf1 Rg3 60. Ra4+ Rg4 61. Ra8 Rf4+ 62. Kg1 e4 63. Ra3 Rg4+ 64. Kh2 Rg2+ 65. Kh1
Re2 66. Ra8 Kg3 {[%cal Re2e1]} 67. Rg8+ Kf3 68. Rh8 Re1+ 69. Kh2 e3 {[%cal
Be4e3,Be3e2][%mdl 32]} 70. Rf8+ Ke2 71. Ra8 Rf1 72. Kxh3 Kf2 73. Rf8+ Ke1 74.
Ra8 e2 75. Kg2 Kd2 {Accuracy: White = 44%, Black = 81%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.73”]
[White “Fakhrutdinov, Timur”]
[Black “Inarkiev, Ernesto”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C58”]
[WhiteElo “2481”]
[BlackElo “2693”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,88,22,16,8,8,27,23,35,0,46,0,0,-4,0,-9,-14,-33,-17,-32,0,0,35,40,38,
48,41,32,25,4,100,105,104,105,97,100,95,54,67,60,79,78,83,83,83,79,84,-106,
-108,-100,-95,-72,-65,-108,-108,-566,-551,-533,-476,-945,-924,-1486,-1231,
-1138,-1126,-1027,-939]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,
Bd5f4][%mdl 32]} 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Na5 6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 Nd5 {
C58: Two Knights: 4 Ng5 d5 5 exd5 Na5 sidelines} 9. Nf3 Nf4 (9… Bd6 10. O-O
O-O 11. Re1 f5 12. Nxe5 Qf6 13. Nf3 g5 14. g3 f4 15. Nc3 fxg3 16. hxg3 Nxc3 17.
dxc3 {1/2-1/2 (52) Kovalev,V (2639)-Demchenko,A (2660) Riadh 2017}) 10. O-O Bd6
11. Re1 Nxd3 12. cxd3 O-O 13. Nc3 {LiveBook: 31 Games} c5 14. b3 Re8 15. Ne4
$146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Ba3 Ba6 16. Qc2 {1/2-1/2 (68) Varga,Z (2460)-Pacher,M
(2471) Heviz 2015}) 15… Ba6 16. Qc2 Bf8 17. Ba3 Rc8 18. Qc3 f6 19. Nxc5 ({
Don’t play} 19. Bxc5 f5 $17) 19… Nb7 20. b4 {Qb3+ is the strong threat.} Nxc5
21. bxc5 Qd5 {[%cal Rf8c5]} 22. Qb3 Red8 23. d4 exd4 24. Rac1 Rb8 25. Qxd5+
Rxd5 26. Re6 Bc8 (26… Bd3 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 27. Re4 $16 d3 28. h3 $36
{[%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Kf7 29. Ra4 a6 30. Nd4 {Strongly
threatening Nb3.} Bd7 31. Rac4 Bb5 32. Rb4 $1 Ra8 33. Nxb5 axb5 34. Rb3 Rd4 35.
f3 $2 {[#]} (35. Rcc3 $16 {stays on course.}) 35… Rc4 $1 $17 36. Bb2 Bxc5+
37. Kf1 Rxa2 {White must now prevent …Rc2.} 38. Rb1 {[#]} Rb4 $1 {[%cal
Rb4b3]} 39. Bc3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39. Rxb4 $17 {nothing else works.} Bxb4 40.
Ke1) 39… Rxb3 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 40. Rxb3 {[#]} b4 $1 {[%cal
Rb4c3][%mdl 512]} 41. Bb2 (41. Rxb4 $142 Bxb4 42. Bxb4) (41. Bxb4 Ra1+) 41…
Ke6 42. Ke1 Kd5 43. Bc1 Kc4 44. Rb1 Bd4 {Accuracy: White = 48%, Black = 71%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.74”]
[White “Kovalev, Vladislav”]
[Black “Tsoi, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C41”]
[WhiteElo “2683”]
[BlackElo “2424”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “216”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

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-370,-370,-370,-370,-370,-29973,-29955,-29974,-29975,-29983,-29984,-29984,
-29985,-29987,-29988,-29988,-29989,-29991,-29992]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4
exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Bf4 O-O 7. Qd2 c6 8. O-O-O b5 {C41: Philidor
Defence} 9. f3 b4 10. Na4 Bd7 11. b3 d5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 12. exd5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 12. e5 Nh5 13. Be3 g6 14. g4 Ng7 15. Ne2 Qa5 16. h4 {1-0 (28)
Shankland,S (2591)-Pancevski,F (2484) Dresden 2013}) 12… Nxd5 13. Bg3 (13.
Kb1 $11) 13… Bg5 $17 14. f4 Bf6 15. Bc4 (15. Nf3 $15) 15… Nc3 (15… Qa5 $1
$17 {And now …Nc3 would win.} 16. a3 Na6 17. Bxa6 Qxa6 18. axb4 Rad8) 16.
Nxc3 $11 bxc3 17. Qxc3 c5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is more active.} 18. Qf3 Qa5
19. Bxf7+ ({Better is} 19. Qxa8 $15 Bxd4 20. Qe4 Qa3+ 21. Kd2) 19… Kh8 $1 $17
20. Qxa8 $2 (20. Bd5 $17 {was the only chance.} Qxa2 21. Bxa8) 20… Qa3+ $1
$19 21. Kd2 {aiming for Ne6.} Bxd4 22. Qd5 (22. Qf3 $142 Rxf7 23. Bf2) 22…
Qb4+ 23. Kc1 Qa3+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 24. Kd2 Qa5+ 25. Kc1 Bc3 26. Rd3 ({
Wrong is} 26. a4 $2 Qb4 $19) 26… Qa3+ 27. Kd1 Bg4+ 28. Rf3 Qxa2 29. Re1 Qa1+
30. Ke2 Qa6+ 31. Kf2 Bxe1+ 32. Kxe1 Bxf3 33. gxf3 Nc6 34. Qc4 Qa1+ 35. Kf2 Qd4+
36. Kg2 Qxc4 37. Bxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KB} Nb4 (37… Rd8 $1 $19 {
and Black stays clearly on top.} 38. Be1 Rd1) 38. c3 Na2 39. Bf2 Rxf4 40. Bxc5
a5 41. Be3 (41. Kg3 $11 Rf6 42. Bd4 Rg6+ 43. Kf2) 41… Rf8 (41… Rf6 {
is interesting.} 42. Bd4 Rc6 43. Bd5 Rc8 44. Be6 Rc7) 42. b4 (42. Bb6 $142)
42… axb4 (42… Rc8 $17 43. Bxa2 Rxc3 44. bxa5 Rxe3) 43. Bxa2 $11 bxc3 {
[%cal Bb4c3,Bc3c2][%mdl 32]} 44. Bd5 (44. Bb1 $1 $11) 44… Rc8 $17 {[%mdl
1024] Black has strong compensation.} 45. Be4 c2 46. Bc1 Rd8 ({Black should try
} 46… Rb8 $1 $17 {[%cal Rb8b1] Strongly threatening …Rb1.} 47. Bxc2 Rc8 48.
Bxh7 Kxh7) 47. Bg5 (47. Be3 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 47… Rc8 48. Bc1 Rb8 $1
{[%cal Rb8b1] Threatens to win with …Rb1.} 49. Bg5 (49. Bxc2 $17 Rc8 50. Bxh7
) 49… Rb1 $19 50. Bxc2 $2 (50. Kf2) 50… Rb2 51. Kg3 {Black must now
prevent Bd3.} Rxc2 {KR-KB} 52. Be3 Kg8 53. Bd4 Rc4 54. Ba1 Kf7 55. Bb2 $2 (55.
Be5) 55… g6 (55… g5 $142 56. Be5 h5) 56. Be5 Ke6 57. Bf4 Kf5 58. Bd2 $2 (
58. Bd6 $19) 58… g5 59. Be3 h5 60. Ba7 Rc3 61. Kg2 Rb3 (61… Rc2+ $142 62.
Kg1 Kf4 63. h4 gxh4 64. Bb8+ Kxf3 65. Be5 Rg2+ 66. Kh1 Rc2 67. Kg1 Rd2 68. Kh1
Re2 69. Bd6 Re6 70. Bb8 Re2 71. Bd6 Rd2 72. Bc7 Kg4 73. Bb8 Rb2 74. Bc7 Rb7 75.
Be5 Re7 76. Bd6 Re6 77. Bb8 Re7 78. Kg2 Re2+ 79. Kg1 Rb2 80. Bc7 Rd2 81. Kh1
Ra2 82. Be5 Re2 83. Bc7 Rc2 84. Bd6 Rd2 85. Bc7 Rd7 86. Bb8 Rd1+ 87. Kg2 Rd2+
88. Kg1 Rc2 89. Be5 Kf3 90. Bd6 Kg4 91. Kh1 Rd2 92. Bb8 Rb2 93. Bd6 Rb6 94. Bc7
Rb1+ 95. Kh2 Rb2+ 96. Kg1 Rb7 97. Be5 Rb5 98. Bd6 Rd5 99. Bb8 Rd8 100. Bc7 Rd7
101. Be5 Rd5 102. Bc7 Rc5 103. Bb8 Rc8 104. Bd6 Rc6 105. Bb8 Rc8 106. Bd6 Rc6
107. Bb8 Rb6 108. Bc7 Rb2 109. Kf1 Rd2 110. Kg1 Ra2 111. Be5 Re2 112. Bd6 Rd2
113. Bb8 Rc2 114. Kf1 Kf3) 62. Bc5 Rb2+ 63. Kg3 Rc2 64. Bd6 Rc6 65. Bb8 Rc3 66.
Kg2 Ra3 $2 (66… Rc8 67. Bd6 Ke6 68. Bb4 Rc2+ 69. Kh3 Kf5 70. Ba5 h4 71. Be1
Rb2 72. Bc3 Rb3 73. Be1 Rxf3+ 74. Kg2 Kg4 75. Kg1 Rb3 76. Ba5 Kf3 77. h3 Kg3
78. Be1+ Kxh3 79. Kf1 g4 80. Ke2 g3 81. Kd1 Rb1+ 82. Kd2 Rxe1 $1 {[%mdl 512]}
83. Kxe1 Kh2 84. Kd2 h3 85. Kc2 g2 86. Kd3 Kg3 87. Kd4 g1=Q+ 88. Ke5 h2 89. Kd6
h1=Q 90. Ke6 Qb6+ 91. Ke5 Qg2 92. Kf5 Qd5#) 67. Bc7 $2 (67. h3 $19) 67… Ke6
$2 (67… Ra7 68. Bb8 Ra8 69. Bd6 Ke6 70. Bc7 Rc8 71. Ba5 h4 72. Kh3 Kf5 73.
Kg2 Rc2+ 74. Kh3 Rf2 75. Bb4 Rxf3+ 76. Kg2 Kg4 77. Bc5 Rb3 78. Bd4 Rd3 79. Bf2
Rd2 80. h3+ Kf5 81. Kf3 Ra2 82. Bc5 Rh2 83. Bb4 Rxh3+ 84. Kg2 Rg3+ 85. Kh2 g4
86. Be7 Rc3 87. Kg1 h3 88. Bb4 Rc1+ 89. Kh2 Rc2+ 90. Kg1 g3 91. Be1 Kf4 92. Kf1
h2 93. Bd2+ Rxd2 94. Ke1 Rg2 95. Kf1 h1=Q#) 68. Bd8 $2 (68. h3) 68… Kf5 (
68… Ra2+ $19 69. Kg1 Kf5) 69. Bc7 $1 Rb3 $2 (69… Ra7 70. Bb8 Ra8 71. Bd6
Ke6 72. Bc7 Rc8 73. Bg3 h4 74. Bf2 Rc2 75. Kg1 Kf5 76. Ba7 Rb2 77. Bd4 Rc2 78.
Ba7 Kf4 79. Bb8+ Kxf3 80. h3 Rg2+ 81. Kh1 Rd2 82. Bc7 Rd7 83. Bb8 g4 84. hxg4
Kxg4 85. Kh2 Rd8 86. Be5 Rd5 87. Bc7 Rd7 88. Bb8 Rd2+ 89. Kg1 Kf3 90. Be5 Rg2+
91. Kh1 Re2 92. Bb8 Kg4 93. Bd6 Rd2 94. Bb8 Kf3 95. Bc7 Rg2 96. Bb8 Ra2 97. Kg1
Rg2+ 98. Kh1 Rd2 99. Kg1 Rg2+ 100. Kh1) 70. Bd6 $2 (70. h3 $19) 70… Rb7 $2 (
70… Rb6 71. Bc7 Rc6 72. Bb8 Rc8 73. Bg3 h4 74. Bd6 Ke6 75. Bb4 Rc2+ 76. Kh1
h3 77. Kg1 Rg2+ 78. Kh1 Kd5 79. Ba5 Rb2 80. Kg1 Kd4 81. Bb6+ Rxb6 82. Kf2 Rb2+
83. Kg3 Rg2+ 84. Kxh3 Rg1 85. f4 gxf4 86. Kh4 f3 87. Kh3 f2 88. Kh4 f1=Q 89. h3
Qf6+ 90. Kh5 Qh8#) 71. Kg3 $2 (71. h3 $19) 71… Rb6 72. Bc7 Rb3 (72… h4+
$142 73. Kg2 Rc6 74. Bb8 Rc8 75. Ba7 Kf4 76. h3 Rc2+ 77. Kg1 Kg3 78. Bb8+ Kxh3
79. Bd6 Rg2+ 80. Kf1 Rd2 81. Bb8 Rd5 82. Bc7 Rf5 83. Kf2 g4 84. Bb6 g3+ 85. Ke1
Kg2 86. f4 h3 87. Kd2 h2 88. Bd4 h1=Q 89. Be5 {[#]} Rxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 90.
fxe5 Kf3 91. Kc3 Qh4 92. Kc2 g2 93. e6 g1=Q 94. Kc3 Qc1+ 95. Kd3 Qe4#) 73. Kg2
Rd3 $2 (73… Rb2+ 74. Kf1 Rc2) 74. Bb8 $2 (74. h3 $19) 74… Ke6 $2 (74… Rd8
{mates} 75. Bc7 Rc8 76. Bg3 h4 77. Bd6 Ke6 78. Ba3 Rc2+ 79. Kh3 Kf5 80. Bf8 Rf2
81. Bb4 Rxf3+ 82. Kg2 g4 83. Kg1 Ke4 84. Be1 Rb3 85. Kg2 Rb2+ 86. Bf2 Kf4 87.
Kf1 Kf3 88. Bxh4 Rb1+ 89. Be1 Ra1 90. h4 gxh3 91. Kg1 Rxe1+ 92. Kh2 Rb1 93.
Kxh3 Rh1#) 75. Bc7 $2 (75. h3) 75… Rd7 (75… Rd2+ $142 76. Kf1 Rc2) 76. Bb6
Rb7 $2 (76… Rd2+ 77. Kg1 Rc2) 77. Bd8 $2 (77. Be3 Kf5 78. h4) 77… Kf5 $2 (
77… Rb2+ 78. Kg1 Kf5) 78. Ba5 $2 (78. h4 $19 gxh4 79. Kh3) 78… Rb2+ 79. Kg3
h4+ 80. Kh3 Rf2 81. Bc7 Rxf3+ 82. Kg2 Rb3 83. h3 Ke4 84. Bd6 Rb2+ $2 (84… Kd5
85. Bc7 Ke4) 85. Kg1 Kf3 86. Bc7 Rg2+ 87. Kh1 Rd2 88. Kg1 Rd7 89. Bb8 Re7 90.
Bd6 Rb7 91. Kh1 Rd7 92. Bb8 Rd4 93. Bc7 {[#]} Rf4 $1 {( -> …Kg3!)} 94. Kh2 (
94. Bxf4 gxf4) 94… Rb4 95. Bd6 Rb7 96. Kh1 $1 Ra7 97. Bb8 Ra2 98. Bc7 Ra8 99.
Kg1 Rc8 100. Bd6 Ke4 101. Kg2 Kd5 102. Be7 $2 (102. Bh2 $19) 102… Re8 {
Black mates.} 103. Bf6 Ke4 104. Bb2 Ra8 105. Bf6 Ra2+ 106. Kf1 Kf3 107. Kg1 Kg3
108. Kf1 Rf2+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack. Accuracy: White = 36%, Black = 55%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.76”]
[White “Salgado Lopez, Ivan”]
[Black “Borisenko, Viacheslav”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B22”]
[WhiteElo “2629”]
[BlackElo “2289”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:45]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 6. Re1 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 8.
cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:41]} 11. Nxc6 {
[%emt 0:02:21]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 12. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 13. h3 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 14. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {
[%emt 0:00:59]} 15. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 16. Rc1 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 17. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 18.
Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 19. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qa8 {
[%emt 0:01:22]} 20. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Qxa6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 21. Bxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 22. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
37]} 23. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 24. Red1 {[%emt 0:00:53]} g6
{[%emt 0:00:41]} 25. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 26. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 27. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} a4 {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 28. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Bxa2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 29. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:02:04]}
Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 30. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 31. Ra3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 32. Rxa2 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 33. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 34. g3 {[%emt 0:00:28]}
h5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. h4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 36. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:45]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 38. Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 39. Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:51]}
Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Ra3 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
50]} 43. Rfd3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 45. Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 46. Rdd2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 47. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 48. Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 50. f4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 51. Rc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 52. Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 53. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 55. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. Rc3+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 57. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.77”]
[White “Yakubboev, Nodirbek”]
[Black “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2556”]
[BlackElo “2618”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:58]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 5. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:43]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 6. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} g5 {[%emt 0:03:58]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:07]
} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 9. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c6 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:36]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 11. Bb3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 13. a3
{[%emt 0:01:02]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:02:47]} 14. d5 {[%emt 0:05:31]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 15. exd5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Ng3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} a4
{[%emt 0:01:36]} 17. Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 18. Ba2 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bxf1 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 20. Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Na6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 22. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 23. Qf2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 24. Nxh6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:
01:32]} 25. Nxf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 26. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 27. c3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 28. Nd4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxe3+ {[%emt 0:00:56]} 29. Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 30. Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rcc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:01:03]} 32. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 33.
bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qb2+ {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 35. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 36. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 38. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Qc1+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 40. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Kf1 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.78”]
[White “Piorun, Kacper”]
[Black “Hirneise, Jens”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A10”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2371”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. e4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Nge2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]
} 8. d3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 10. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 11. b4 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 13.
Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nxe2+ {[%emt 0:00:53]} 14. Nxe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxh6 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} 15. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. f4 {[%emt 0:
02:33]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 17. f5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 18.
Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 19. h4 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Na6 {[%emt 0:
00:48]} 20. a3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 21. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 22. g4 {[%emt 0:01:32]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 23. Ng3 {
[%emt 0:01:09]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:03:20]} 24. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 25. bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. g5 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 27. Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:08]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 28. Rb2 {
[%emt 0:01:50]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:03:19]} 29. gxf6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Rxf6 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 30. Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 31. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:01:38]}
axb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 33. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 34. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bxh3 {[%emt 0:
00:23]} 35. Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 36. gxh7+ {[%emt 0:00:26]
} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Kxh3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 38. Rxb2
{[%emt 0:00:33]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 39. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nf4+ {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 40. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 42. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 43.
Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxh7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rgg1 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 45. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rbf1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 47. Qxg1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.79”]
[White “Pogosyan, Stefan”]
[Black “Frolyanov, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D30”]
[WhiteElo “2365”]
[BlackElo “2517”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “44”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:02:11]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 5. Qa4+ {[%emt 0:01:23]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 6. Qxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 7. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:36]
} 8. e4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Nbd7 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:03:01]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 11. Na4 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 13.
dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 14. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} O-O {
[%emt 0:01:07]} 15. Be2 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 16. Rc1 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:02:51]} 17. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
18. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:54]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 19. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qh4+ {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 20. g3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Kf2 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 22. h3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Ng4+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.80”]
[White “Rakhmanov, Aleksandr”]
[Black “Pershin, Denis”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D10”]
[WhiteElo “2629”]
[BlackElo “2400”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “77”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 7. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:40]
} 8. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 9. f3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} 10. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qb4+ {[%emt 0:02:25]} 11. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:04:17]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:
57]} 13. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:24]} 15. e3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 16. dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:02:
03]} 18. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 19. Qf4 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Qe7
{[%emt 0:00:47]} 20. b3 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 21. Rc2 {[%emt 0:
01:00]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 22. Rhc1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
23. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 24. g3 {[%emt 0:02:55]} Rb4 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 25. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Bf1 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 27. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 28.
Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 29. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bd3 {
[%emt 0:02:00]} 30. e4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 31. fxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 32. Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rbb8 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} 33. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:30]
} Red8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 35. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 36.
Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 39. Qf5 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.82”]
[White “Paravyan, David”]
[Black “Ovchinnikov, Vsevolod”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D70”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2329”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “230”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. cxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 8. e4
{[%emt 0:00:27]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 9. e5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 10. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:37]}
Be6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 12. Na3 {[%emt 0:02:54]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 13. Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:02:06]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:02:
41]} 15. Nb5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:03:57]} 16. a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rad8
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 17. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 18. Qc1 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 19. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxh6 {[%emt 0:02:
09]} 20. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:02:25]}
Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 22. b4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 23. Nxa7 {
[%emt 0:01:11]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 25. Qc1 {[%emt 0:06:16]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 26. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qg4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. f3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 28. Red1 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 29. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxa1+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 30. Qxa1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:14]
} e5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 32. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 33. Kf1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 35. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 36. h3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg8
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 37. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 38. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 39. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 40. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 41. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Qh4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 43. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Qh4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 45. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 47. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg7 48. Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 49. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 50. Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 52. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qb5+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} 53. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 55. Qc4 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 56. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qf6+ {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 57. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 58. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 59. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 60. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 61. g3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:10]
} 62. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 63. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qxg3+ {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 64. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf3+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 65. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 66. Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 67. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qg2+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 68. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:22]
} h3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 69. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 70. Qd4+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 71. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg3+ {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 72. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 73. Qxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 74. Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 75. Qe7+ {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 76. Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 77. Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 78. Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 79. Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 80. Qe3+ {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 81. Qb3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 82. Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 83. Qd3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 84. Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 85. Qe3+ {
[%emt 0:00:33]} Ka6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 86. Qa3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 87. Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 88. Qf6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 89. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 90. Qc7+ {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 91. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 92. Qc7+ {[%emt 0:00:37]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 93. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 94. Qc7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 95. Qd8+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 96. Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 97. Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 98. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 99. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 100. Qd4+ {
[%emt 0:01:06]} Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 101. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} 102. Qd3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 103. Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:
27]} Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 104. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 105.
Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 106. Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 107. Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 108. Qc3+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 109. Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg2 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 110. Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 111. Qxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 112. Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 113.
Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 114. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h1=Q {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 115. Qf5+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qhf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.83”]
[White “Dubrovin, Robert”]
[Black “Roiz, Michael”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E24”]
[WhiteElo “2220”]
[BlackElo “2605”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. a3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 6. f3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. e4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {
[%emt 0:01:15]} 10. e5 {[%emt 0:02:45]} Ng8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. dxc5 {[%emt 0:
02:23]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:05:04]} 12. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 13.
Rb4 {[%emt 0:04:44]} Nxd3+ {[%emt 0:02:22]} 14. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 15. Nh3 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 16. Ng5 {[%emt 0:
00:46]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 17. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 18.
Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 19. Nd6+ {[%emt 0:00:50]} Qxd6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxd6 21. exd6 Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
22. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 23. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. a4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rhc8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 25. Rd1 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 27.
f4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bc4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 28. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} 29. a5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. a6 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Rcc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 31. Bxa7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Rxa6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Ke1 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.84”]
[White “Iljiushenok, Ilia”]
[Black “Abdusattorov, Nodirbek”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B23”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2546”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “144”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. b3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 6. Bb2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 8. f3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 9. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 11. Kb1 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. h4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 13.
g5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Nge2 {[%emt 0:02:56]} Nc7 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} 15. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 16. a3 {[%emt 0:
02:08]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 17. Qe3 {[%emt 0:03:14]} Ndb5 {[%emt 0:03:42]} 18.
Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 19. Rh2 {[%emt 0:01:57]} Be5 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} 20. Rhd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 21. Nfe2 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 22. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 23. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Be8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 24. f4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 25. f5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 26. Ne2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 27. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 28. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 29. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. R1d2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 31. Rf2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 32. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 33. a4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 34. Rfd2 {[%emt 0:00:30]}
Be7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 35. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Red8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 36. Kb2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rdd8 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 38. Qh3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 39. fxg6 fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 40. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:44]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 41. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Qxd6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 44. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 45. Qxg7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 47. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Rb5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 49. a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:20]
} 50. axb6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} axb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Rf6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 53. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. c4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 55. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 56. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Re2
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 57. Rf1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 58. Rf6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 59. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:
32]} 60. Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 61. Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rxb3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 62. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 63. Rd4 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} Rxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 64. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 65. c5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 66. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 67. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 68. Kb2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} g2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 69. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 70.
Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 71. Ka2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc1 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 72. Rxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.85”]
[White “Vokhidov, Shamsiddin”]
[Black “Novikov, Stanislav”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2480”]
[BlackElo “2540”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “165”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} b5
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. a3 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 8. Na4 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 9. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:
37]} 10. e5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. c4 {[%emt 0:02:19]} bxc3
{[%emt 0:03:08]} 12. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:41]} 13. c4 {
[%emt 0:01:12]} Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 15. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 16. O-O {[%emt 0:00:40]}
c5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 17. dxc5 {[%emt 0:02:23]} dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 18. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 19. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 20. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 21. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a4
{[%emt 0:01:12]} 22. Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 23. h4 {[%emt 0:
01:18]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:02:59]} 24. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
25. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 26. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nd7 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 27. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 28. h5 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 30.
Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxb1+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 31. Bxb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 33. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 34. hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 35. Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 36. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 37. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Qe1+ {[%emt 0:00:38]} 38. Qf1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe1+ {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 40. Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nc5
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 42. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 43. Bxa5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 45. Bd1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 46. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Bc5
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 47. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 50. g3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 51. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 52. f3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 53. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 54. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 55.
g4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 56. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 57. Bxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 58. Kxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Be5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 59. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd6+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 60. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 62. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 63. Bc3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 64. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 65. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 66. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be5
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 68. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc5+ {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 70. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd4+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 71. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 72. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 73. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 74. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 75. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 76. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf6
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 77. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 78. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 79. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 80. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 81. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Be7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 82. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 83. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.86”]
[White “Lintchevski, Daniil”]
[Black “Perdomo, Carlos Andres”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B42”]
[WhiteElo “2516”]
[BlackElo “2301”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “121”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
a6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 6. c4 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 8.
Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 9. f4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Be7 {[%emt 0:
00:42]} 10. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 11. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:44]}
e5 {[%emt 0:04:50]} 12. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 13. Bxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:57]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:52]} 14. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:02:
49]} 15. e5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 16. Bh6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Nxd3
{[%emt 0:00:43]} 17. Qxd3 Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 18. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:56]} dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:55]} 19. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 20. Qxe5 {
[%emt 0:01:28]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 21. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 22. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 23. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:49]}
Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 24. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 25. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 26. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 27. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ng7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 28. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Rd7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 30. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 31. Rd6+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 32. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rcd8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 33. Rxd8 Rxd8 34. Nb3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 35. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 36. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rd4
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 38. b3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 39. g3 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 41.
a4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 42. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rd1+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 44. b4 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 45. b5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46.
axb5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 47. Re6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 48. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 49. Nd3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 50. c5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 51.
Rd6 {[%emt 0:01:14]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 52. c6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 53. bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 54. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:19]
} Kxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 55. c7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. Nc5+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 57. Nxb7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxc7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 58. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 59. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 60. gxh4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} gxh4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 61. Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:17] Kd5+ Ke4+} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.87”]
[White “Tang, Andrew”]
[Black “Smirin, Ilia”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E83”]
[WhiteElo “2487”]
[BlackElo “2609”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. f3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} 7. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 8. Rb1
{[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 9. b4 {[%emt 0:02:22]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} 10. b5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 11. bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxa6 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 12. Nf4 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 13. c5 {[%emt 0:
02:00]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 14. Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 15.
cxd6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} cxd6 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 16. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:01:03]} 17. exf5 {[%emt 0:03:43]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 18. Bc4+ {
[%emt 0:01:05]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 19. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:
10]} 20. Nxf8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bxb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Qxf8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 22. Nxb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 23. O-O {
[%emt 0:01:43]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 24. d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 25. Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 26. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra3
{[%emt 0:01:05]} 27. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 28. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 29. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} 30. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 31. Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. f4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 33. Bxf6+ {
[%emt 0:00:06]} exf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
37]} 35. Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rxa2 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 37. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 38. Rb6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} b3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 39. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:13]
} 40. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} b2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 42. d6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 43. Rb7 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 44. d7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 45.
h4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 46. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 47. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 48. Bc4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 49. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.88”]
[White “Postny, Evgeny”]
[Black “Vorotnikov, Vladislav V”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A41”]
[WhiteElo “2615”]
[BlackElo “2417”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “77”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 5. d5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. gxf3
{[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 7. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 8. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 9. Rg1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nd7 {
[%emt 0:02:23]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:03:50]} 11. Bxd7+ {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Qa4+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 13. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 14. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:51]}
Rhc8 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 15. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 16. dxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:56]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 17. Qa3 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 18. Rg4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Qxh2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 19. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
exd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Rgxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 21. R4d3
{[%emt 0:00:16]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 22. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 23. Qa4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 24. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 25. e3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 27. R1d2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 28. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 29. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} d5
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 30. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 31. b3 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 32. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 33.
exd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Rb4 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 35. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 36. Re8 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 37. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
38. Rg8+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Rh3# {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.89”]
[White “Danielyan, Vahe”]
[Black “Demidov, Mikhail”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B02”]
[WhiteElo “2220”]
[BlackElo “2520”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 4. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Bg2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8.
exd5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 10. h4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 11. c4 {[%emt 0:04:
18]} Nde7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 12. Bf4 {[%emt 0:02:24]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 13. Be3
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:03:08]} 14. h5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:
15]} 15. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. Re1 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Qd7
{[%emt 0:00:23]} 17. a3 {[%emt 0:01:11]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:22]} 18. Nd5 {
[%emt 0:01:10]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:02:41]} 19. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 20. b4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:33]}
Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 23. Rc1 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 24. Rxc5+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 25. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 26. Nc6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 27. Qb3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ka8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 28. Rec1 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 29. Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 30. Qxg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
exd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 32. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rhd8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 33. Rxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Qxg2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxg2+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. e4 {[%emt 0:
00:23]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 37. e5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 38.
Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Re4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 41. Rxh6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} 42. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 43. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 44. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 45. h6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Re4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Kh5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} g4+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 47. Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 48. h7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg4+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rh4
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 50. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rh6+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} 51. Kg7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rdh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Rdxd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxh7+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} R5h6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 54. Kg5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.90”]
[White “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Black “Chen, Qi b”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E91”]
[WhiteElo “2529”]
[BlackElo “2437”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 9. d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 10. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 11. Nf1 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} Ng8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 12. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 13.
a3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 14. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} gxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 15. Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 16. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 17. b4 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 18.
Bb2 {[%emt 0:07:47]} Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 19. Bxh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 20. b5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 21. Na4 {[%emt 0:
01:51]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 22. Nxb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
23. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 24. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rg7 {
[%emt 0:02:29]} 25. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qxc3 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 26. Rxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 27. cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Nxf4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 29. Bd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
d5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 30. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 31. Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 32. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 33. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 34. a4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:31]} 35. a5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 36. axb6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} axb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Rda2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} 38. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rbd8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 41. Rxb6
{[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 42. Nxd5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 43. Nxb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:49]
} Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 45. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} e3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 46. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 47. Nd7+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 48. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Na2
{[%emt 0:00:27]} 50. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxc4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 51. Be6+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Bxa2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 53. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.91”]
[White “Gurvich, Vitaly”]
[Black “Khanin, Semen”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A22”]
[WhiteElo “2270”]
[BlackElo “2514”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “148”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:
49]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Bg2
{[%emt 0:00:50]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:41]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 8. Nf3 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 9. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:17]} d5 {
[%emt 0:01:49]} 10. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ncxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:03:16]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:
00:49]} 13. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 14. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Qxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 15. Kxd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16.
Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:
00:42]} 18. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:02:54]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:01:18]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 20. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 21. b3 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 22. Ng2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:14]
} 23. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 24. Rhc1 {[%emt 0:00:52]} a4 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} 25. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxh3 {[%emt 0:02:37]} 26. bxa4 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 27. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 28. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 29. a4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bd5
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 30. a5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Kxf3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 32. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 33. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. e4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 36. f5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. g4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. f6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 40. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 41. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 43. Rxh6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. g5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 45. g6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Rxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 48. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 50. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 52. Rh7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:
44]} 53. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Rh6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 55. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. Nd6 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 57. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 58. Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 59. Na7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Ka6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 60. Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kxa5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 61. Nd6 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 62. Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc4+ {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 63. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 64. Na7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kb6
{[%emt 0:00:35]} 65. Nc8+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 66. Na7 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 67. Rh7+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 68. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 69. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Kxa7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 70. Rxc7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 71. Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 72. Rb8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 73. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 74. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.92”]
[White “Jumabayev, Rinat”]
[Black “Shubin, Kirill”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A25”]
[WhiteElo “2602”]
[BlackElo “2334”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “120”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nge7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 6. O-O
{[%emt 0:00:07]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:25]} 7. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:
45]} 8. d3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} h6 {
[%emt 0:01:58]} 10. b4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 11. b5 {[%emt 0:
06:48]} Nd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. c5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:42]} 13. e4
{[%emt 0:00:49]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 14. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 15. Qb3+ {[%emt 0:02:41]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 16. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
c6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 17. bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18. Nb4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 19. Qa3 {[%emt 0:01:24]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:
29]} 20. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 21. Nb2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ne6
{[%emt 0:00:58]} 22. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 23. Qxd3 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 24. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 25. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 26. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
c5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 27. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 28. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nec6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 29. Rfb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 30. a3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 31. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 32. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 33. Kh1 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Ncd4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 35. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nfd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Re8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 38. Rxb7 {
[%emt 0:01:06]} Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. f4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 40. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 41. Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 42. f5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 43. exf5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 44. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} 45. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 46. Qxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:
26]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 48.
Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. h3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd3 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 50. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 51. Qxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 52. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 53. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 54. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd4
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 55. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 56. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 58. Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 59. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:00:21]} 60. Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.93”]
[White “Mamatov, Melis”]
[Black “Miton, Kamil”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B56”]
[WhiteElo “2223”]
[BlackElo “2588”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “60”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Bg5 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:54]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
8. f4 {[%emt 0:01:48]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 10. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. e5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 12. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:
00:44]} 13. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 14. a3 {[%emt 0:02:16]}
Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 16. Qd3 {
[%emt 0:00:57]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:56]} 17. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:
43]} 18. b4 {[%emt 0:02:36]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 19. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 21. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:02:02]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 22. Kb1 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 23. Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 24. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 25. cxd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 26. Qxc2
{[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Kxc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 28. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qxg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 29. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:12]
} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 30. Nh7+ {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.94”]
[White “Bindrich, Falko”]
[Black “Yeritsyan, Aram”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2606”]
[BlackElo “2372”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “97”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bxd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8.
Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. Rac1 {
[%emt 0:00:37]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 12. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:
01:38]} 13. Nb3 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:02:52]} 14. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:53]}
Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Na4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Qb4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 17. Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 18. Nxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01:59]} 19. c5 {[%emt 0:01:59]} d5
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. e4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 21. exd5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 23. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rxd6 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 25. cxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Kxg2
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 28. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 29. b4 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 30. a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 31. a5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. h4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:06]
} 33. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb3+ {
[%emt 0:00:43]} 35. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Ke3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 37. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 38.
Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 41. Kd5 {[%emt 0:
00:38]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 42. f4 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43.
Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 44. Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxg3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 45. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 46. Rb6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 47. a6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 48. a7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.95”]
[White “Nihal Sarin”]
[Black “Bosiocic, Marin”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2576”]
[BlackElo “2599”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. b3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 7. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 8. d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 11. dxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:47]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 12. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:01:
22]} 13. Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} a5 {[%emt 0:03:44]} 14. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 15. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Nxd2 {[%emt 0:02:02]} 16. Qxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:02:01]} 17. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:01:03]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:
49]} 18. exd4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 19. f4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qh5
{[%emt 0:02:34]} 20. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Ba8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. a3 {
[%emt 0:01:55]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 23. g3 {[%emt 0:02:25]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 24. Rf1 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Rfe8
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 25. Rce1 {[%emt 0:05:00]} Nxf4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 26. Bxa8 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Ne2+ {[%emt 0:00:41]} 27. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxa8 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 28. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Nxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 29. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Ref1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bxf2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 31.
Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 32. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Re1+ {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 33. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qh5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 34. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.96”]
[White “Moiseenko, Vadim”]
[Black “Makoveev, Ilya”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2501”]
[BlackElo “2257”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “97”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:10]
} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:23]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:01:15]} 10. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. Qe2 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 12. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 13.
Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Na5 {[%emt 0:05:39]} 14. Nxe7+ {[%emt 0:01:57]} Qxe7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 15. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:02:24]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 16. b3 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 17. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:
14]} 18. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 19. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 21. Rxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Nxe5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:
01:14]} 23. g3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 24. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:34]}
Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 25. a4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 26. Nd3 Rxd3
{[%emt 0:00:58]} 27. cxd3 Rb8 28. Ra3 {[%emt 0:01:32]} Nb1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 29.
Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 30. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 31. a5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 32. Bd2 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} Nb1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 34.
Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 35. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rd4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 36. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 37. Rb7+ {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 38. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 39. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 40. f4 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Nc4
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 42. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 43. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Na3 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 44. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 45. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh7
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 46. h3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Na3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. f5 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 48. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 49.
Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.97”]
[White “Gaifullin, Artur”]
[Black “Gareyev, Timur”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A41”]
[WhiteElo “2448”]
[BlackElo “2569”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. d5 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 7. Nfd2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 8. e4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 10. a4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} 11. Ra3 {[%emt 0:
00:47]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 12. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 13.
Be3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 14. g4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} a6 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} 15. e5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 16. a5 {[%emt 0:01:28]}
bxa5 17. O-O {[%emt 0:01:39]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:02:49]} 18. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 19. Nb1 {[%emt 0:04:07]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 20. Nxa5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 22. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 23. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 25. Nxc7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} exf2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} fxe1=Q+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 27. Qxe1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. Qc1 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nxa3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:
01:03]} 30. Nxa6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 31. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
e4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. N3xe4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Bxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} Rxh3+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:
00:55]} 35. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 36. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:07]}
Rf2+ {[%emt 0:01:50]} 37. Qxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 38. Kxf2
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 40. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.98”]
[White “Indjic, Aleksandar”]
[Black “Masrahi, Abdulrahman A”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C45”]
[WhiteElo “2620”]
[BlackElo “1903”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 5. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 6.
Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 7. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 9. Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]} 10. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 11. O-O {
[%emt 0:02:56]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 12. f3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:01:
12]} 13. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 14. g3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nd5
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 15. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 16. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 17. c3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:
32]} 18. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:02:24]} 19. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
f5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 20. Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} axb6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 21. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 22. Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 23. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 24. a3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf6
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 25. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 26. Rd4 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 27. c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} fxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 28. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 29. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 30. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 31. fxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 33. g5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 34. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf7
{[%emt 0:00:24]} 35. c5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 36. Bg2 {[%emt 0:
00:56]} Re7+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Kd2 {[%emt 0:02:12]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 38.
cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 40. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Bf3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 42. gxh4+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxh4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
43. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 44. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf4 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} 45. Rf1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Rxf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 48. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 50. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 52. a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:
46]} 53. Ka6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. b5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.99”]
[White “Al Thebaiti, Ahmed M”]
[Black “Yuffa, Daniil”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “1976”]
[BlackElo “2572”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “44”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 2. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. h4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 6. d5 {
[%emt 0:01:26]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 7. dxc6 {[%emt 0:01:10]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 8. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 9. Bc4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:50]} 10. h5 {[%emt 0:02:39]} Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 11. Rxh5 {
[%emt 0:02:47]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Ng5 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 13. Bb3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 14. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qd7
{[%emt 0:00:39]} 15. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 16. O-O-O {
[%emt 0:02:33]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 18. e4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 19. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 20. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Rxd5
{[%emt 0:00:16]} Bxb2+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 22. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.100”]
[White “Zvjaginsev, Vadim”]
[Black “khayat, Abdullah F”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2642”]
[BlackElo “1723”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:17]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 6. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 7. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:43]
} 8. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 9. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} f6 {
[%emt 0:01:58]} 10. Bxb8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxb8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. e4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 13. dxe5 {[%emt 0:02:02]} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 14. Rfxd1 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 15. Nd6 {[%emt 0:02:15]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 16. Ng5 {
[%emt 0:01:17]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 17. Bf1 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:
54]} 18. Nxc8 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Rbxc8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 19. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 20. Be6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 21. Bxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 22. Ne6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 23. Nxd8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 25. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Rac1
{[%emt 0:00:54]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 27. f3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} 28. c4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. h3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Kd6 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} 30. b4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. c5+ {[%emt 0:
00:09]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
33. a3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 34. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 35. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 36. Rdc1 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. a4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 38. Rc6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Rxc6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. b5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 42. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.101”]
[White “Ahmed Hassan Abdillahi”]
[Black “Huzman, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D94”]
[WhiteElo “1570”]
[BlackElo “2580”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} d5
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} 6. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:36]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 8.
exd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} dxc4 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} 10. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. b3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:01:
50]} 13. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 14. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bf5
{[%emt 0:01:06]} 15. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 16. Rxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 18. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 19. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]
} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Bxd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 21. Bh6
{[%emt 0:00:27]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 22. f4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:
44]} 23. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 25. a4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Bd5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 28. g4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 30. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 31. Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. a5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
33. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Kg1 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 38.
Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h3 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 40. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc1# {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.102”]
[White “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Black “Al Turky, Fahad A”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C02”]
[WhiteElo “2622”]
[BlackElo “1836”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 6. Na3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 7. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 8.
cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} f6 {[%emt 0:02:33]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:
01:21]} 10. Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxb4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} fxe5 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 12. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 13.
Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Qxb4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 14. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxd2+ {
[%emt 0:00:28]} 15. Kxd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 16. Rhe1 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 17. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:
41]} 18. Rae1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rhe8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. g4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} h6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. h4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 21. f3 {[%emt 0:
00:46]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 22. Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 23.
Nf7+ {[%emt 0:00:26]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 24. Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kb6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. a4 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 27. Bxf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
28. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 29. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne8 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 30. Rcxb5+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 31. Ra3+ {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 33. Rab3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 34. g5 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Ng7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 38. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 39. R3b4 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 40. f4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:21] Ke4} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “1.103”]
[White “Alsulaymi, Abdullah M”]
[Black “Levin, Evgeny A.”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B20”]
[WhiteElo “1833”]
[BlackElo “2516”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. b4 {[%emt 0:01:32]} b6 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} 3. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 6. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 7. d3 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:30]
} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. Bf4 {[%emt 0:02:42]} d6 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} 10. Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 11. Ne2 {[%emt 0:
03:01]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 12. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 13.
Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 14. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Bxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. d4 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Na4 {[%emt 0:03:15]} 16. Qd2 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 17. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
18. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 19. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exf4 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 20. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 21. Rxb5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 22. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:
45]} 23. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 24. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 25. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 26. Nxd6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 28. Qxc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. g3 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Be7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 30. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 31. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. Nc4 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Black “Vokhidov, Shamsiddin”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C20”]
[WhiteElo “2835”]
[BlackElo “2480”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “72”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,72,-3,1,-9,8,-2,33,8,8,0,0,0,0,3,25,38,35,27,47,36,85,83,96,67,124,
124,158,169,148,149,214,-20,-18,-46,-45,-296,-291,-511,-492,-499,-497,-501,
-500,-471,-456,-492,-484,-487,-490,-692,-686,-645,-549,-549,-549,-549,-549,
-533,-528,-556,-549,-906,-902,-831,-875]} 1. e4 e5 2. Qh5 Nc6 3. Bc4 g6 4. Qf3
(4. Qd1 Bg7 5. d3 Nf6 6. Nc3 d6 7. f4 Be6 8. Bb5 O-O 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. fxe5 Ng4
11. Nf3 Nxe5 {0-1 (38) Adhiban,B (2655)-Cheparinov,I (2710) Riadh 2017}) 4…
Qe7 5. Ne2 Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5… Bg7 6. Nbc3 Nd8 7. Nd5 Qd6 8. Nec3 c6
9. Ne3 Ne6 10. a4 Nf6 11. d3 Nd4 {0-1 (29) Grcic,M (1953)-Cotenescu,D (1991)
Vellmar 2010}) 6. d3 {C20: 1 e4 e5: Unusual White second moves} Bg7 7. Nbc3 h6
8. Nd5 {White is slightly better.} Nxd5 9. exd5 Na5 10. d6 cxd6 11. Bd5 $36 {
[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Nc6 12. Bd2 Qf6 13. Qe4 {[%mdl 1024] White has
compensation.} O-O 14. O-O Ne7 15. Nc3 Qf5 16. Qb4 Nxd5 (16… Qf6 $14) 17.
Nxd5 $16 Kh7 18. Nc7 ({Much worse is} 18. Qxd6 $6 b6 $14) 18… Rb8 19. Qxd6 b6
{[#]} (19… Rh8 $16 {was worth a try.}) 20. f3 $2 (20. Ne8 $1 $18 {[%cal
Re8g7][%mdl 512]} Rxe8 21. Qxb8) 20… Bb7 $11 21. Rae1 Rfc8 22. Bc3 $2 {
[%mdl 8192] [#]} ({White should play} 22. Nb5 $15) 22… Bf8 $1 $19 {[%cal
Rf8d6]} 23. Nb5 $2 (23. Qxe5 Qxe5 24. Bxe5) 23… Bxd6 {Black is clearly
winning.} 24. Nxd6 Qe6 25. Nxc8 Rxc8 26. Rxe5 Qd6 {Threatens to win with …
Rxc3!} 27. Rfe1 Bd5 28. a4 Be6 29. a5 (29. h3 $142) 29… bxa5 30. Kf1 Rc5 31.
Rxc5 Qxc5 32. Ra1 d5 {[%cal Bd7d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 33. Rxa5 Qc7 {Hoping for …
d4.} 34. Ra4 Qxh2 35. Rxa7 Qh1+ 36. Kf2 {[#]} d4 $1 {Precision: White = 31%,
Black = 60%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Ragger, Markus”]
[Black “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2687”]
[BlackElo “2746”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,64,35,41,34,41,33,31,43,37,64,34,27,8,21,8,7,13,37,-73,-75,-114,-122,
-108,-124,-246,-241,-379,-389,-650,-648,-622,-393,-359,-346,-599,-591,-592,
-595,-577,-583,-693,-689,-656,-622]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6
5. d3 d6 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 h6 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5
d4 and 5 d3} 8. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} a5 9. Nf1 Ba7 10. Ng3
Ne7 11. Bb3 Ng6 12. h3 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Re8 13. d4 {[#]} c6 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 13… b5 14. Be3 a4 15. Bc2 Be6 16. Qd2 {1-0 (47) Aronian,L
(2767)-Caruana,F (2822) chess.com INT 2018}) 14. Bc2 Be6 15. Be3 Qc7 16. a4
Rad8 17. Qd2 Bb8 18. Rad1 (18. Nf5 {with more complications.} Kh7 19. Nxg7 Kxg7
20. Bxh6+ Kg8 21. Bg5) 18… d5 19. exd5 $1 Bxd5 (19… exd4 {is more complex.}
20. Bxd4 Nxd5 21. Bxg7 Ndf4 22. Bd4 c5) 20. Bxg6 (20. Nxe5 $14 {was forced to
keep a grip.} Nxe5 21. dxe5) 20… Bxf3 $17 21. Bxf7+ Qxf7 22. gxf3 exd4 23.
cxd4 (23. Bf4 $17 {was forced.}) 23… Nd5 $19 24. Kg2 (24. f4 {is a better
defense.}) 24… Rf8 {[%cal Be8f8,Bf8f3,Bf3g3][%mdl 32]} 25. Qe2 $2 {[#]} (25.
Kg1) 25… Rde8 26. Kh2 Qxf3 27. Qxf3 Rxf3 28. Kg2 $2 (28. Bd2 Rxf2+ 29. Kg1
Rxe1+ 30. Bxe1 Rxb2 31. Nf5) 28… Rexe3 {[%mdl 64] [#] Deflection. Black is
clearly winning.} 29. fxe3 Rxg3+ 30. Kf2 {and the idea e4 leaves White hopeful.
} Rxh3 31. e4 Bg3+ {[%mdl 64] Skewer} 32. Kg2 Nf4+ {Accuracy: White = 32%,
Black = 77%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.3”]
[White “Artemiev, Vladislav”]
[Black “Vitiugov, Nikita”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B14”]
[WhiteElo “2709”]
[BlackElo “2719”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “115”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,115,13,16,10,14,20,18,12,20,23,22,3,7,9,23,12,22,18,19,2,2,0,0,0,22,
0,6,6,6,6,6,0,6,6,6,6,8,9,6,0,0,0,8,1,4,-8,37,13,15,25,14,17,15,14,56,29,20,22,
47,47,47,47,47,51,156,71,178,178,148,132,183,183,183,183,183,179,378,183,294,
183,183,180,267,228,415,408,358,294,1708,1651,1679,1693,4678,4670,4610,4610,
4610,4610]} 1. c4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Qb3 Bg7 7.
cxd5 O-O 8. Be2 Nbd7 9. Bf3 Nb6 10. Nge2 a5 {LiveBook: 16 Games. B14:
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik Attack with 5…e6 and 5…g6} (10… Bg4 11. Bxg4
Nxg4 12. a4 Nf6 13. a5 Nbxd5 14. Qxb7 Qd6 15. Qb3 Rab8 16. Qd1 Rfc8 17. O-O Qa6
18. Re1 e6 19. Qc2 Nb4 20. Qb1 Nd3 {0-1 (64) Sanal,V (2487)-Tomashevsky,E
(2744) Doha 2015}) 11. O-O a4 12. Qb5 Bd7 {The position is equal.} 13. Qb4 Bg4
14. Bxg4 Nxg4 15. Qb5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Bg5 Re8 16. Rfd1 Nxd5 17. Qxb7
Ra5 18. Bh4 {0-1 (56) Mrva,V (2157)-Buchnicek,P (2330) Slovakia 2011}) 15…
Nf6 {[%cal Rf6d5]} 16. Nf4 Qd6 17. Re1 {Threatening Ne6!} Rfc8 18. a3 Ra6 19.
h3 h6 20. Be3 g5 21. Nd3 Nbxd5 22. Nc5 Rb6 23. Qe2 Nxc3 $1 24. bxc3 Nd5 25.
Nxa4 Nxc3 26. Qg4 Rbc6 27. Nxc3 Rxc3 28. h4 gxh4 29. Rab1 b6 30. Rb5 Qg6 31.
Qxh4 R8c7 32. d5 Bf6 33. Qh3 Bd4 34. d6 Qxd6 35. Qg4+ Bg7 36. Rxb6 R7c6 37. Bf4
Qg6 38. Qxg6 fxg6 39. Rxc6 Rxc6 40. Rxe7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Ra6
41. Bc1 Rc6 (41… Bf8 $14 42. Re4 Rc6) 42. Bd2 (42. Be3 $142) 42… Rc2 {[#]}
(42… Ra6 $16 {is a better defense.}) 43. Be3 $1 $18 Ra2 44. Ra7 Be5 (44… h5
$16 45. g3 Bf6) 45. g3 h5 46. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32] And
now a5 would win.} Bc3 47. Kg2 Bb4 $2 (47… g5 48. Bb6 (48. Bxg5 Bd4 $16)
48… Rb2) 48. Kf3 (48. Bb6 $142) 48… Be1 (48… Bd2 $142 49. Ra8+ Kg7 50.
Bxd2 Rxd2) 49. Bd4 Bd2 50. Bb6 g5 (50… Rb2 $142) 51. a5 {aiming for a6.} h4
$2 (51… Rb2 52. Bd4 Rb4 53. Ra8+ Kf7) 52. gxh4 gxh4 53. Kg4 Be1 $2 (53… Rb2
54. Be3 Rb4+ 55. Kh3 Bxe3 56. fxe3 Re4) 54. a6 {White is clearly winning.} Ra4+
55. Kh3 Bc3 56. Ra8+ Kf7 57. a7 Ra3 {[#]} 58. Rf8+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision:
White = 64%, Black = 36%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.4”]
[White “Amin, Bassem”]
[Black “Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2710”]
[BlackElo “2817”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,91,0,12,-26,13,19,16,11,15,13,29,12,22,7,0,0,0,-39,-20,-12,-18,-22,
-12,-34,-17,-38,-46,-136,-122,-156,-68,-85,-68,-71,-60,-50,50,0,81,0,0,0,40,47,
97,47,159,153,137,152,154,138,135,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,128,0,0,-1222,-1206,-1120,
-1110,-996,-975,-1217,-1119,-29999]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6
5. d3 a6 6. c3 d6 7. Re1 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4
and 5 d3} O-O (7… Ba7 8. a4 Ng4 9. Re2 Qf6 10. Nbd2 g5 11. Qe1 Rg8 12. Nf1 h5
13. Qd2 Be6 14. Bd5 Bxd5 15. exd5 {0-1 (29) Amin,B (2709)-Adhiban,B (2682)
Zagreb 2018}) 8. h3 h6 9. Bb3 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Nf1 d5 {LiveBook: 47 Games}
12. Ng3 Qd7 13. exd5 Bxd5 14. Bc2 Rad8 15. b4 {[#]} Ba7 $146 ({Predecessor:}
15… Bf8 16. a4 b5 17. Be3 Qc8 18. axb5 axb5 {1-0 (50) Annaberdiev,M (2496)
-Jumabayev,R (2602) Ashkhabad 2017}) 16. a4 b5 17. Nh4 Bb6 18. Nhf5 Ne7 19.
Nxe7+ (19. Nh4 {seems wilder.} Nc6) 19… Rxe7 20. a5 Ba7 21. Be3 Bxe3 22. Rxe3
Ba8 {And now …Qc6 would win.} 23. Qe1 Qc6 {[%csl Ga8][%cal Rc6g2]} 24. Ne4 (
24. f3 $15) 24… Nd5 $1 $17 25. Rg3 f5 (25… Nf4 $1 $17 26. Qf1 Nd5) 26. Bb3
$1 $15 {[#]} Kh8 $1 27. Bxd5 $1 Rxd5 28. Nc5 Rd6 (28… f4 $15 29. Rg4 g5) 29.
Qf1 Qe8 {[#]} (29… f4 $11 30. Rg4 g5) 30. Re1 ({White should try} 30. Re3 $1
$16) 30… f4 $11 31. Rg4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Rf6 32. f3 Rf5
{…h5 is the strong threat.} 33. h4 (33. Nxa6 $2 h5 $17) 33… h5 ({Black
should play} 33… Bc6 $14) 34. Rg5 $16 Rxg5 35. hxg5 Qg6 36. d4 Qxg5 37. Qe2 (
{Don’t play} 37. Nxa6 $6 e4 $11) (37. dxe5 $16 {aiming for e6.} Rxe5 38. Rxe5
Qxe5 39. Nxa6) 37… h4 $11 {[%cal Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} 38. dxe5 h3 {White
must now prevent …Rxe5!} 39. e6 Bd5 40. Qf2 g6 (40… Kg8 $11) 41. Re2 (41.
Nxa6 $16 {Threatens to win with Nc5.} hxg2 42. Nc5 (42. Qxg2 Qf6 $14)) 41…
Kg8 42. Kh2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (42. Nxa6 $11 Qh5 43. g4 (43. Qc5 $2 hxg2 {
[%mdl 64] Overworked Piece} 44. Rxg2 Rxe6 $19) 43… fxg3 44. Qxg3) 42… hxg2
$19 43. Qxg2 Qh5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 44. Kg1 Bxf3 {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} 45. Nd7 Kg7 46. Qf2 Qh1# {Accuracy: White = 42%, Black = 54%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.5”]
[White “Wang, Hao”]
[Black “Piorun, Kacper”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2730”]
[BlackElo “2634”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “103”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,103,29,0,-63,22,-54,58,50,63,64,62,64,75,75,96,64,67,67,67,72,83,75,
75,75,291,285,283,294,282,253,271,127,129,0,177,118,158,137,352,393,1011,980,
1183,987,853,292,616,610,575,455,478,310,352,345,371,349,449,444,628,575,605,
602,646,645,621,615,581,514,501,482,489,481,487,475,439,458,477,454,450,452,
811,811,733,713,29971,29972]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d5
(5… O-O 6. O-O d5 7. Nbd2 dxe4 8. dxe4 a5 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Nxe5 Re8 11. Nb3
Qxd1 12. Rxd1 Bb6 13. Nc4 Nxe4 14. Nxb6 cxb6 {1/2-1/2 (43) Sethuraman,S (2673)
-Giri,A (2780) Douglas 2018}) 6. exd5 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3…Nf6)
, unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} Qxd5 7. Bc4 Qd6 8. O-O O-O 9. b4 Bb6 10. Nbd2
Bf5 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 11. Qe2 ({Better is} 11. Qc2 $1 $11) 11… a6 $146 (
11… Nd5 $1 $15 12. Nb1 Rae8) ({Predecessor:} 11… Nd5 12. Bxd5 Qxd5 13. Ne4
{1/2-1/2 (55) Smirnov,A (2464)-Melkumyan,H (2653) Canberra 2016}) 12. a4 (12.
Ne4 $11 Nxe4 13. dxe4) 12… Rfe8 ({Black should try} 12… Nd5 $15 13. Nb1 Ba7
) 13. Ng5 $14 Bg6 14. Nde4 Nxe4 15. Nxe4 Qd7 16. h4 h6 17. Bxh6 {Hoping for a5.
} Bxe4 $1 18. dxe4 gxh6 19. Rad1 Qe7 20. Qg4+ Kh8 {aiming for …Rg8.} 21. Rd7
{[#]} Rg8 $2 {[#]} (21… f5 $1 $16 {was called for.} 22. Qxf5 (22. exf5 Qxd7)
22… Rf8 23. Rxe7 Rxf5) 22. Qh5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh5h6][%mdl 512]} Qf6 23. Rxf7
Qg6 {[%csl Gg8][%cal Rg6g2]} 24. Qf3 $1 Rgd8 25. Bd5 (25. a5 $18 {and White
stays clearly on top.}) 25… Rd6 $16 26. g3 (26. a5 $16 Ba7 27. h5) 26… Re8
$2 (26… a5 $11) 27. Kg2 (27. a5 $18 Ba7 28. Kh2) 27… Nd8 {[#]} 28. a5 $1
$36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Rxd5 $2 (28… Ba7 $16) 29. Rf6
$18 {[#]} Qg7 $2 (29… Rd3 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 30. exd5 Ba7 31. Qf5 e4 32. Rg6 $2
(32. Rd1) 32… Re5 $2 (32… Qf8 33. Rf6 Qg7) 33. Rxg7 {[%csl Gg7][%cal Rf5h7]
} ({Not} 33. Qf6 Qxf6 34. Rxf6 Rxd5 $16) 33… Rxf5 34. Rxc7 Rxd5 35. Re7 Kg8
36. Rxe4 Kf7 37. Rf4+ Ke7 38. Re1+ Ne6 (38… Kd7 $142 39. c4 Rd3) 39. Rfe4 Rd6
40. c4 {[%cal Bc3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} b6 41. axb6 Rxb6 42. c5 Rc6 43. Ra1 Bb8
44. f4 {Threatens to win with f5.} Kf6 45. Kf3 Bc7 46. Ra3 a5 47. bxa5 Ra6 48.
Rc4 h5 49. Ke4 Rxa5 (49… Bd8 $142 50. c6 Bc7) 50. Rxa5 Bxa5 51. Kd5 Be1 52.
Re4 {Accuracy: White = 67%, Black = 33%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.6”]
[White “Inarkiev, Ernesto”]
[Black “Karjakin, Sergey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D37”]
[WhiteElo “2693”]
[BlackElo “2753”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,63,1,25,-11,36,14,56,8,37,21,20,13,35,20,20,18,27,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,17,
17,17,17,17,17,17,5,17,17,17,17,17,17,21,8,11,11,12,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3.
Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 dxc4 7. Ne5 c5 8. dxc5 Qxd1+ 9. Nxd1 Bxc5
10. O-O Nc6 {E06: Closed Catalan: Early deviations} 11. Nxc4 (11. Bxc6 bxc6 12.
Be3 Bb6 13. Nxc4 Ba6 14. Rc1 Nd5 15. Re1 Rfd8 16. b3 Rac8 17. Bd2 c5 18. Ndb2 {
1/2-1/2 (75) Malakhov,V (2693)-Leko,P (2709) Germany 2016}) 11… Nd5 {
LiveBook: 10 Games} 12. Bd2 Bd7 13. Rc1 Rfc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… Rac8
14. Nc3 Nxc3 15. Bxc3 Rfd8 16. Rfd1 Be8 17. a3 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 {1/2-1/2 (28)
Wojtkiewicz,A (2495)-Dutreeuw,M (2425) Debrecen 1992}) 14. Re1 f6 15. Nc3 Nxc3
16. Bxc3 e5 17. Na5 Nxa5 18. Bxa5 Rab8 19. Bd5+ Kf8 {The position is equal.}
20. Rxc5 {[%mdl 64] [#] Remove Defender} Rxc5 21. Bb4 b6 22. Rc1 {[%mdl 64] Pin
} Rbc8 (22… Ke7 {seems wilder.} 23. Bxc5+ bxc5 24. b3 Kd6 25. Rd1 Ke7) 23.
Bxc5+ Rxc5 24. Rxc5 bxc5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 25. Kf1 Ke7 26. Ke1
Kd6 27. Bg8 h6 28. Kd2 Bb5 29. e3 a5 30. f4 exf4 31. exf4 Bc6 32. Bc4 {
Accuracy: White = 35%, Black = 50%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.7”]
[White “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Black “Rakhmanov, Aleksandr”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A13”]
[WhiteElo “2763”]
[BlackElo “2629”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “91”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,91,30,49,13,20,-1,29,26,41,14,56,41,62,9,32,12,47,51,37,39,46,46,91,
67,59,54,63,50,44,0,0,17,34,0,0,6,78,86,159,27,27,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,37,0,0,0,49,51,
56,23,96,25,29,0,370,378,351,352,475,434,470,457,464,451,423,433,570,579,567,
564,676,674,672,658,1919,1839,1720,1116]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 g6 (3… Nf6
4. Nc3 dxc4 5. Bxc4 a6 6. a4 c5 7. d4 Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. Ne5 Bd7 10. Nxd7 Qxd7
11. dxc5 Qxd1 12. Rxd1 Bxc5 13. Kf1 Ke7 14. Ke2 Rac8 15. Bd2 Bd6 16. Be1 Rc7
17. h3 {1/2-1/2 (55) Mamedyarov,S (2801)-Dominguez Perez,L (2739) Saint Louis
2018}) 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. b3 b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5… Ne7 6. Ba3 Nbc6 7. d4 O-O
8. Rc1 Re8 9. Be2 Nf5 10. O-O Nce7 {1-0 (34) Danielian,E (2413)-Cramling,P
(2450) Riadh 2017}) 6. Bb2 {A13: English Opening: 1…e6} Bb7 7. Qc2 {Hoping
for cxd5.} dxc4 8. Bxc4 {White has an edge.} Nd7 9. d4 Ne7 10. e4 a6 11. a4 ({
White should try} 11. d5 $14 exd5 12. Nxd5 Bxb2 13. Qxb2) 11… O-O 12. Rd1 Qc8
13. O-O c6 14. Rfe1 b5 15. Bf1 Re8 16. h4 b4 17. Na2 c5 18. dxc5 Qxc5 19. Qb1
Rad8 20. Bxg7 Kxg7 21. Qb2+ Kg8 $1 22. Rc1 Qa5 {[#]} (22… Qb6 $1 $11 {
remains equal.}) 23. Rc4 $1 $16 Nb6 (23… Nc6 $142) 24. Rc2 (24. Rc7 $16 Rd7
25. Rc2) 24… Nd7 $1 $11 25. Qc1 Rc8 26. Rxc8 Rxc8 27. Qd2 Nc5 $1 28. Qh6 {
White threatens Ng5 and mate.} Nd7 29. Qd2 Nc5 $1 30. Qh6 {Threatening mate
with Ng5.} Nd7 31. Nc1 Qd8 32. Nd3 a5 (32… Nc6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 33.
h5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White has some attack.} (33. Nde5 $16 Nxe5 34. Nxe5) 33…
Nf6 34. hxg6 hxg6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (34… Nxg6 $11 35. Nde5 Nxe5 36. Nxe5
Bxe4) 35. Ng5 $1 $18 Qf8 36. Qh4 Nc6 37. e5 {White is clearly winning.} Nh5 38.
g4 Nd4 39. gxh5 Qh6 {next …Qxg5+ is good for Black.} 40. Bg2 Bxg2 41. Kxg2
Nf5 42. Qf4 Rd8 43. Nc5 Rd4 44. Nce4 gxh5 45. Kh2 Kf8 46. Qc1 {Accuracy: White
= 58%, Black = 38%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.8”]
[White “Sakaev, Konstantin”]
[Black “Harikrishna, Pentala”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D38”]
[WhiteElo “2584”]
[BlackElo “2725”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,90,0,2,35,25,31,25,34,31,37,35,31,20,40,41,65,45,72,58,66,43,42,43,
40,18,45,18,23,14,32,-7,-41,-43,0,0,0,0,0,-19,0,-64,-63,-115,-42,-84,-73,-82,
-70,-171,-168,-436,-141,-142,-129,-121,-106,-106,-124,-125,-142,-299,-292,-371,
-292,-421,-313,-308,-291,-305,-309,-327,-319,-266,-152,-160,-152,-377,-383]} 1.
d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd2 b6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Rc1 {
LiveBook: 30 Games. E51: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4…0-0 5 Nf3 d5} Bg4 (8…
Be7 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. O-O c5 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. Re1 Nc6 13. Bb1 Re8 14. e4 dxe4 15.
Nxe4 Nd4 {1/2-1/2 (54) Vitiugov,N (2730)-Inarkiev,E (2690) Satka 2018}) 9. Be2
c6 10. h3 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Na4
Bxd2 12. Qxd2 Ne4 13. Qd1 Rc8 14. Nc3 Ndf6 15. Ne5 Bxe2 16. Qxe2 {1/2-1/2 (25)
Balogh,T (2300)-Gorusa,M Sala 1995}) 10… Bxf3 11. Bxf3 a5 12. O-O Re8 13. a3
Bxc3 14. Rxc3 a4 15. Rc2 Re6 16. Bb4 Nbd7 17. Qd3 Qb8 18. Rfc1 Qb7 19. Re1 h6
20. Bd1 b5 21. Rce2 Nb6 22. f3 Nc4 23. Bc3 Nd6 24. Bc2 {e4 is the strong
threat.} Rae8 $1 25. Bb4 Qc7 26. Bb1 g6 27. Bd2 (27. e4 $11 Nc4 28. Ba2) 27…
Nc4 $15 28. Bc1 (28. e4 $1 $15) 28… Qg3 (28… Nh5 $1 $17 29. Rf2 Ng3) 29. e4
dxe4 30. fxe4 {[#]} Nxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 31. Bxh6 (31. Qxg3 $15 Nxg3 32. Rxe6
Rxe6 33. Rxe6 fxe6 34. Kf2) (31. Rxe4 Qxe1+) 31… Qh4 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048]
Strongly threatening …Nf2. Black is in control.} 32. Bc1 $2 {[#]} (32. Rxe4
Rxe4 33. Rxe4 Rxe4 34. Qxe4 Qxh6 35. Qe1) 32… Nc5 $2 (32… Nf2 $1 $19 {
[%cal Rf2d3][%mdl 512] and Black stays clearly on top.} 33. Qf3 (33. Rxf2 Rxe1+
) 33… Nxh3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. gxh3 Qxe1+ 35. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 36. Kf2 Rxc1 37.
Qxc6 Re6 38. Qxb5 Rb6 39. Qe8+ Kg7) 33. dxc5 $17 Qxe1+ 34. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 35. Kh2 {
Threatens to win with Bh6.} Rxc1 36. Qd7 Kf8 37. Ba2 $2 (37. Bxg6 $17 fxg6 38.
Qxc6) 37… Ne5 $19 38. Qd6+ Kg7 39. b4 (39. Qd2 $142 Ra1 40. Qc2) 39… axb3
40. Bxb3 Rc3 41. Qd1 Rd3 42. Qc2 Red8 43. a4 bxa4 ({Better is} 43… b4 $19 {
Hoping for …f6.} 44. a5 {[#]} Nf3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 45. Kh1 Rc3) 44. Bxa4 $17
R8d4 45. Bb3 $2 {[#]} (45. Qb2 $17) 45… Nf3+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White
= 23%, Black = 51%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.9”]
[White “Frolyanov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Kamsky, Gata”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B42”]
[WhiteElo “2517”]
[BlackElo “2666”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “76”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,76,35,3,29,29,35,47,97,54,62,49,55,0,1,-2,-10,0,0,-6,0,-11,-2,0,-11,
-10,-8,-27,0,-12,-15,-72,-75,-60,-77,-108,-68,-69,-64,-106,-89,-120,-118,-122,
-115,-111,-109,-108,-70,-136,-135,-291,-266,-265,-222,-364,-342,-552,-548]} 1.
e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. Nb3 Ne7 8. c4 {
B42: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Bd3} O-O 9. Nc3 Nbc6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bf4 {
LiveBook: 3 Games} (11. Bh4 g5 12. Bg3 Ne5 13. Be2 N7g6 14. Qd6 Nf4 15. Rac1
Neg6 {0-1 (92) Kokarev,D (2615)-Bocharov,D (2583) Khanty-Mansiysk 2017}) 11…
Ne5 12. Be2 g5 13. Be3 b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… N7g6 14. Bc5 Re8 15. Na4
b5 16. cxb5 axb5 17. Bxb5 Rxa4 18. Bxa4 {1/2-1/2 (54) Nurkiewicz,M (2376)
-Modler,A (2272) Graz 2017}) 14. Qd2 N7g6 15. Rad1 Bb7 16. Na4 ({White should
try} 16. f3 $14) 16… b5 $11 17. cxb5 axb5 18. Nac5 Bc6 19. Nd4 Qa5 20. Nxc6
dxc6 21. a3 Nc4 22. Bxc4 {[#] Strongly threatening Be2.} bxc4 23. Qc2 c3 24.
bxc3 Qxa3 25. Nd3 (25. Nd7 $11 {remains equal.}) 25… Qa4 $36 {[%mdl 2048]
Black is in control.} 26. Qxa4 Rxa4 27. Bc5 Rfa8 28. Bb4 Ra2 29. Nc5 Rc2 30.
Rd6 Bxc3 31. Bxc3 Rxc3 32. Rxc6 Ne5 33. Ra6 Rb8 34. Na4 (34. Ra5 $15) 34… Rc4
35. f3 $2 {[#]} (35. Rb6 $17 Rxb6 36. Nxb6 Rxe4 37. h3) 35… Rbb4 $1 $19 36.
Ra1 Kg7 37. h3 (37. Ra5 $142 Nd3 38. h4) 37… Nd3 38. Rd6 $2 (38. Kh1 {
keeps fighting.}) 38… Nf4 {Accuracy: White = 27%, Black = 61%.} ({Not} 38…
Rxa4 39. Rxa4 Rxa4 40. Rxd3 $15) 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.10”]
[White “Svidler, Peter”]
[Black “Lintchevski, Daniil”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2737”]
[BlackElo “2516”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “87”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. a3 {
[%emt 0:01:04]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:13]
} 8. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 9. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 11. Rxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 12. g5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]
} 13. f4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 14. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nb6 {
[%emt 0:01:18]} 15. Qf2 {[%emt 0:02:13]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:41]} 16. Rd1 {[%emt 0:
00:58]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 17. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
18. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:56]} 19. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Rhg8
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 20. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 21. Bd4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. e5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 23. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 24. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qc6
{[%emt 0:01:10]} 25. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 26. h4 {[%emt 0:
01:15]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 27. Rdg1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 28.
g6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bxh4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 29. g7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} 30. Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Rxh6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 32. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Rg3 {
[%emt 0:01:00]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 34. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 35. f5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 36. e6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 38. Qxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} dxc3 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 40. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 41. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Rxg8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxg8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 43. Be5+ {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.11”]
[White “Korobov, Anton”]
[Black “Postny, Evgeny”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D15”]
[WhiteElo “2698”]
[BlackElo “2615”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,65,15,6,19,-21,13,-25,-15,-25,-12,-13,0,0,0,0,0,0,11,0,0,-24,9,-5,
-10,-20,-14,-30,-27,-25,40,0,57,0,52,0,0,0,0,-14,-6,-14,-6,-14,-15,-18,-15,-26]
} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Bf5 6. Bf4 Nbd7 7. e3 Nh5 {
D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} 8. Be5 (8. Bd3
Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nxf4 10. exf4 g6 11. O-O-O Bg7 12. Kb1 b6 13. cxb6 Qxb6 14. Ne5
Nxe5 15. fxe5 {1/2-1/2 (40) Moiseenko,A (2707)-Movsesian,S (2672) Dubai 2014})
8… f6 9. Bg3 e5 10. Be2 Nxg3 11. hxg3 {LiveBook: 4 Games. Threatening Nh4.}
Be6 12. b4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Qc2 g6 13. O-O-O e4 14. Nd2 b6 15. cxb6
Qxb6 {1-0 (56) Hoechli,M-Riedener,T (2421) ICCF email 2007}) 12… e4 13. Nd2
g6 14. a4 Bg7 15. b5 axb5 16. axb5 O-O 17. O-O f5 18. Qb3 h5 19. Rxa8 Qxa8 20.
Qb2 Qd8 21. bxc6 bxc6 22. Qb7 Qa8 23. Rb1 Qxb7 24. Rxb7 Rc8 (24… Nxc5 $11 25.
Rxg7+ Kxg7 26. dxc5 Ra8) 25. Nb3 Bf6 (25… Ra8 $11) 26. Kf1 (26. Ra7 $14)
26… Bd8 (26… Ra8 $11) 27. Ke1 (27. Ra7 $1 $14) 27… Rb8 {The position is
equal.} 28. Rxb8 Nxb8 29. Na2 Kf8 30. Kd2 Bc8 31. Nb4 Ke7 32. Kc3 Kd7 33. Nd2 {
Accuracy: White = 23%, Black = 27%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.12”]
[White “Shaposhnikov, Evgeny”]
[Black “Giri, Anish”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B50”]
[WhiteElo “2576”]
[BlackElo “2783”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “58”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,58,5,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. c3 Nf6 4. h3 g6 5. Bd3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Bc2 e5
8. d4 exd4 9. cxd4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Nc3 d5 13. Be3 {
LiveBook: 7 Games. The position is equal. B50: Sicilian: 2…d6, Miscellaneous}
Ba6 14. Re1 Nxe4 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Bxe4 Bxb2 17. Rb1 Bc3 {Hoping for …Qa5.}
18. Qxd8 Raxd8 19. Rec1 Bd2 20. Bxd2 $146 (20. Rxc6 Bxe3 21. fxe3 {1/2-1/2 (32)
Jakovenko,D (2759)-Khismatullin,D (2642) Chita 2015}) 20… Rxd2 21. a4 Re8 (
21… Bc8 {seems wilder.} 22. Bxc6 Be6 23. Rc5 Rc8 24. Rbc1 Rd4) 22. Rxc6 Rxe4
23. Rxa6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rf4 24. Rf1 Rd7 25. g3 Rc4 26. h4 h5
27. Kg2 Kg7 28. Re1 Rdd4 29. Rxa7 {[#] Threatens to win with Ree7.} Rxa4
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.13”]
[White “Grischuk, Alexander”]
[Black “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B51”]
[WhiteElo “2771”]
[BlackElo “2529”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,108,66,18,29,38,38,35,42,0,-2,-10,0,0,0,-13,-13,-14,0,-29,-31,-28,
-20,-46,-7,-31,-22,-20,-14,-40,-28,-38,23,-50,-52,-56,-64,-81,-63,-107,-79,
-112,-108,-171,-156,-208,-173,-175,-175,-210,-154,-642,-611,-558,-144,-155,
-112,-116,-157,-139,-68,-75,-79,-200,-221,-170,-195,-289,-297,-297,-271,-294,
-293,-344,-331,-355,-340,-521,-514,-471,-472,-493,-490,-462,-423,-455,-455,
-443,-438,-602,-581,-581,-559,-555,-497]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O
Ngf6 5. Re1 a6 6. Bf1 g6 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3…
Bd7} (6… b6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 Bb7 9. Nc3 e6 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. a4
Rc8 13. h3 O-O 14. Qe3 h6 15. Bh4 Rfd8 16. Bg3 {0-1 (26) Bacrot,E (2708)
-Karjakin,S (2781) Paris 2017}) 7. c3 Bg7 8. d4 O-O 9. e5 {LiveBook: 3 Games}
Ne8 10. Bg5 dxe5 11. dxe5 Nc7 12. Qc1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nbd2 Ne6 13. Bh4
Re8 14. a4 {1-0 (44) Mamedov,R (2647)-Petkov,V (2570) Warsaw 2013}) 12… b5
13. Bh6 Bb7 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15. Nbd2 Ne6 16. b3 Qc7 17. Qc2 Rfd8 18. a4 Bc6 19.
g3 Nb6 20. Bh3 (20. a5 $5 {[%cal Ra5b6]} Nd7 21. c4 $11) 20… Bd7 21. Bg2 Rac8
22. axb5 axb5 23. Ne4 h6 (23… c4 $15) 24. Rad1 (24. h4 $11) 24… Bc6 25. Bh3
{Black must now prevent Bxe6.} Rxd1 26. Rxd1 {And now Bxe6 would win.} Bd5 27.
Ned2 Qc6 28. Nh4 {Black should prevent c4.} Rd8 29. Re1 (29. Bf1 $17 {was
worth a try.}) 29… c4 30. b4 (30. bxc4 $17 Nxc4 31. Bxe6 Qxe6 32. Nb3) 30…
Na4 31. Re3 Ng5 32. Bf1 Qe6 33. f4 $2 (33. Be2 $17) 33… Qb6 $19 {[%cal Rb6e3]
} 34. Kf2 {[#]} Ne4+ $2 (34… Be4 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512] has better winning
chances.} 35. Nxc4 (35. Qc1 Rd3 $19 {[%mdl 64] Pin}) (35. Nxe4 Nxe4+) 35…
bxc4) 35. Nxe4 $17 Bxe4 {[%mdl 64] Pin} 36. Qc1 Qa7 37. Be2 {[#]} Bd3 (37… e6
$1 $17 38. h3 Bb7) 38. Bf3 $1 $15 Nb6 {[%cal Ba4b6,Bb6a4,Ba4b2][%mdl 32]} 39.
Ng2 (39. g4 $17) 39… Qa2+ $19 40. Kg1 Na4 41. e6 (41. f5 $142) 41… f6 42.
Bd1 Qb2 43. Qxb2 Nxb2 44. Bf3 Na4 45. Re1 Nxc3 46. Bc6 (46. Ra1 {keeps
fighting.}) 46… Ne2+ {Black is clearly winning.} 47. Kf2 Nd4 48. Bf3 c3 49.
Ne3 c2 50. Bd5 {[#]} Ne2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 51. Nxc2 (51. Rxe2 c1=Q) 51… Rxd5
52. Ne3 Rd4 53. Ra1 Rd6 54. Ra3 f5 {Accuracy: White = 48%, Black = 71%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.14”]
[White “Roiz, Michael”]
[Black “Guseinov, Gadir”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E62”]
[WhiteElo “2605”]
[BlackElo “2664”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “115”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. e4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 10. Nc2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. dxe5 {[%emt 0:
01:55]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 12. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 13.
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 14. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} c6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 15. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:
39]} 18. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 19. b4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} b6 {
[%emt 0:01:44]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 21. Qxd4 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:
01:22]} 23. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 24. e5 {[%emt 0:01:41]}
Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 25. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. exd6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:23]} 28. a3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 29. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
Be6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 30. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 31. Bc4+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 33. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 34. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rb8
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 36. f5 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 37. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 38.
Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 39. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 40. Rh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxd6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 41. Kd3 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 42. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:01:
32]} 43. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 44. Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd7
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 45. Kxb5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 46. Rc6+ {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 47. Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 48. Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 49. Kxa4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} h5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 50. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 51. a4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 52. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53.
a5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 54. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 55. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 56. Rc5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 57. a6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 58. Kb4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.15”]
[White “Smirin, Ilia”]
[Black “Andreikin, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2609”]
[BlackElo “2719”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,108,0,18,11,14,10,16,10,23,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,9,27,0,26,30,112,116,128,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-58,-61,-57,-56,-59,0,-86,-108,-109,-123,-100,-32,-161,
-171,-155,0,-37,0,-145,-172,-410,-143,-150,0,-338,-25,-29978,-29943,-5373,-737,
-709,-720,-1170,-1134,-929,-877,-885,-701,-660,-609,-614,-620,-558,-613,-585,
-576,-490,0,-354,-287,-666,-668,-1783,-1651,-1097,-555,-454,-554,-531,-523,
-1002,-308,-599,-370]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. h3 (5. c3
O-O 6. O-O d5 7. Nbd2 dxe4 8. dxe4 a5 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Nxe5 Re8 11. Nb3 Qxd1
12. Rxd1 Bb6 13. Nc4 Nxe4 14. Nxb6 cxb6 {1/2-1/2 (43) Sethuraman,S (2673)-Giri,
A (2780) Douglas 2018}) 5… Nd4 6. Nxd4 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3…
Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} Bxd4 7. c3 Bb6 8. Bg5 $146 {The position is
equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Nd2 O-O 9. Nf3 c6 10. Ba4 d5 11. exd5 Qxd5 12. Bb3
Qd6 {1-0 (28) McMahon,P (1972)-Cook,M (1976) England 2015}) 8… c6 9. Ba4 d5
10. Qf3 Be6 11. Nd2 h6 12. Bh4 g5 {[%cal Bg7g5,Bg5g4][%mdl 32]} 13. Bg3 dxe4
14. dxe4 g4 15. Qe2 Nh5 (15… gxh3 $11 16. gxh3 Nd7) 16. Bxe5 $16 Qg5 17. Bxh8
(17. hxg4 $1 $16 Nf4 18. Bxf4 Qxf4 19. Qf3 Qxg4 20. Qxg4 Bxg4 21. Bb3) 17…
Nf4 $11 18. Qf1 gxh3 19. gxh3 Ng2+ 20. Kd1 $1 O-O-O {[%csl Gd8][%cal Rg5d2] [#]
} 21. Bd4 $1 Bxd4 22. cxd4 Rxd4 $40 {[%csl Gd4][%cal Rg5d2][%mdl 192] [#]
Double Attack. Black has some attack.} 23. f4 $1 Ne3+ $1 $15 (23… Nxf4 24.
Bb3) 24. Ke2 Qa5 25. Qc1 Nc4 ({Better is} 25… Bc4+ $1 $15 26. Kxe3 (26. Nxc4
Nxc4 27. Kf2 Nxb2 $11) 26… Rd3+ 27. Kf2 Qc5+ 28. Ke1 (28. Kg2 $2 Qe3 $19)
28… Re3+ 29. Kf2 (29. Kd1 $2 Qh5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 30. Kc2 Bd3+ {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 31. Kb3 Bxe4+ 32. Qc3 Qd5+ 33. Ka3 Qd6+ 34. Kb3 Qxd2
$19 {[%mdl 64] Pin}) 29… Re2+ 30. Kg3 Qe3+ 31. Nf3 (31. Kg4 Rg2+ 32. Kh5 Be2+
33. Kxh6 Qxf4+ 34. Kh7 Qh4#) 31… Qf2+ 32. Kg4 Be6+ 33. Kh5 Qxf3+ 34. Kxh6
Qxe4) 26. Nf3 (26. Nxc4 $11 {remains equal.} Rxc4 27. Qe3 (27. Bc2 Qc5 $15)
27… Rxa4 28. f5) 26… Rxe4+ $17 27. Kf2 Qb6+ $1 {[%mdl 1024] Black has
strong compensation.} 28. Kg3 Ne3 ({Black should try} 28… Nd6 $1 $17 {
[%cal Rd6f5]} 29. Bd1 Nf5+ 30. Kg2 Ne3+ 31. Kg3 (31. Kh2 Nxd1 32. Qd2 Qxb2 $17)
31… Nf5+ 32. Kg2 Ne3+ 33. Kg3 (33. Kh2 Nxd1 34. Qd2 Qxb2 $17) 33… Nf5+) 29.
Bd1 (29. Rg1 $15 Rxa4 30. Qc3) 29… Nf5+ $19 30. Kg2 Ne3+ (30… Bd5 $1 $17
31. Qd2 Ne3+ 32. Kh2 Rxf4) 31. Kg3 $1 $15 ({But not} 31. Kh2 Nxd1 32. Qd2 Qxb2
$17) 31… Nf5+ (31… Bd5 $15 32. Rg1 Re6) 32. Kg2 $17 {Threatens to win with
Rg1.} Bd5 $1 {…Re8 is the strong threat.} 33. Qc3 $2 (33. Qd2 Ne3+ 34. Kg3 (
34. Kh2 Rxf4 35. Rg1 Qc7 $17)) 33… Ne3+ $2 (33… Re3 $1 $19 {[%cal Re3c3]
and Black stays clearly on top.} 34. Qf6 Nd4) 34. Kg3 Nf5+ $2 (34… Re8 $1 $17
{[%cal Re8g8] And now …Rg8+ would win.} 35. Re1 Rg8+ 36. Kh2 Nxd1) 35. Kg2 $1
$19 {[#]} ({Don’t go for} 35. Kg4 $2 Qd8 $19) 35… Re8 $2 (35… Re3 $1 $19 {
[%cal Re3c3]} 36. Qf6 Nd4) 36. Rh2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36. Rg1 $11) 36… Rg8+
37. Kf1 Ng3+ (37… Bxf3 $142 38. Bxf3 Qg1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 39. Ke2
Qxh2+ 40. Kd3 Rd8+ 41. Ke4 Qxh3) 38. Ke1 Bxf3 $1 39. Qxf3 Qg1+ 40. Kd2 Qxh2+
41. Kc3 Rd8 {Strongly threatening …Qd2+.} 42. Qe3 Qxh3 43. Kb3 Qf5 {( -> …
Rd3+)} 44. Bc2 Qb5+ 45. Ka3 Qa5+ 46. Kb3 Qb5+ 47. Ka3 Ne2 48. Qe5 $2 (48. b3)
48… Nd4 {[%cal Rd4c2]} 49. Rc1 Qa6+ 50. Kb4 Qxa2 51. Bf5+ Nxf5 52. Qxf5+ Rd7
53. Qe5 Qe6 $2 (53… Rd5 54. Qe8+ Kc7 55. Qe7+ Kb6 56. Qe3+ {[#]} c5+ $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 57. Kc3 Rd4) 54. Qc5 $2 (54. Qxe6 fxe6 55. Rh1) 54… Qd6 {
Accuracy: White = 44%, Black = 56%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.16”]
[White “Demidov, Mikhail”]
[Black “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A46”]
[WhiteElo “2520”]
[BlackElo “2773”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “48”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,48,12,14,14,12,13,12,13,14,13,13,14,12,12,10,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,12,9,
17]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. e3 Be7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O dxc4 8.
Bxc4 Nc6 9. a3 a6 10. dxc5 Qxd1 11. Rxd1 Bxc5 12. b4 Be7 {D40: Queen’s Gambit
Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 e3} 13. Bb2 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is
equal.} Bd7 (13… Rd8 14. Rxd8+ Bxd8 15. Bd3 Bd7 16. Ne4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 {
1/2-1/2 (31) Bu,X (2725)-Ni,H (2670) China 2018}) 14. Ne4 $146 ({Predecessor:}
14. e4 Rfd8 15. e5 Ne8 16. Bb3 Na7 17. Nd4 Nc6 18. Na4 Nxd4 19. Bxd4 Bxa4 20.
Bxa4 {1/2-1/2 (29) Kelecevic,N (2365)-Costa,G (2368) Switzerland 2005}) 14…
Rfd8 15. Nxf6+ Bxf6 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Rac1 Kf8 18. Kf1 Ke7 19. Ke1 Rac8 20. Be2
Na7 21. Nd4 Ba4 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Ra1 Rc7 24. Kd2 Rd7 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.17”]
[White “Dubov, Daniil”]
[Black “Jumabayev, Rinat”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A22”]
[WhiteElo “2703”]
[BlackElo “2602”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “101”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,101,36,38,36,41,29,28,36,32,29,25,21,24,0,8,5,27,7,41,0,48,47,47,41,
70,75,83,77,118,110,113,101,105,0,112,0,105,91,122,31,133,37,129,129,183,195,
181,152,222,203,172,181,469,468,450,482,455,468,475,453,463,458,537,538,556,
537,692,678,722,485,637,636,686,586,668,662,660,631,1023,888,1026,1033,1014,
1000,956,963,942,1005,983,897,925,923,1075,1042]} 1. c4 e5 {[%cal Be7e5,Be5e4]
[%mdl 32]} 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Bc5 4. Nf3 (4. Bg2 d6 5. e3 O-O 6. Nge2 c6 7. O-O
Bb6 8. d4 Re8 9. Qc2 Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. g4 Bg6 12. Qd1 exd4 13. exd4 Ne4 14.
Nf4 Nxc3 15. bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (28) Erdos,V (2616)-Harikrishna,P (2737) Germany
2015}) 4… e4 5. Ng5 Bxf2+ 6. Kxf2 {A22: English Opening: 1…e5 2 Nc3 Nf6}
Ng4+ {[%mdl 64] [#] Discovered Attack} 7. Kg1 Qxg5 8. Nxe4 {White has an edge.}
Qg6 9. Bg2 O-O 10. d4 d6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… Nc6 11. h3 Nf6 12. Nxf6+
Qxf6 13. e3 {1-0 (60) Carneiro,V (2227)-Cunha,L (2225) Paranavai 2013}) 11. Bf4
Nc6 12. Nc3 Bd7 13. Qd2 Rfe8 14. Re1 a6 15. h3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is
pushing.} Nf6 16. e4 Rad8 17. Kh2 h6 18. Rhf1 Bc8 19. g4 Ne5 20. Qe2 ({But not
} 20. dxe5 dxe5 21. Nd5 Nxd5 $14) 20… Nc6 21. Qd2 Ne5 $1 22. Qe2 Nc6 23. Rd1
Kh8 24. Qf3 (24. Qd3 $16) 24… Kg8 (24… Nxg4+ $1 $14 25. hxg4 Bxg4) 25. b3 (
{White should play} 25. Qg3 $16) 25… Rd7 (25… Nxg4+ $1 $14 26. hxg4 Bxg4)
26. Rfe1 Rde7 (26… h5 $16) 27. Nd5 $18 Nxd5 28. cxd5 Nb8 {[#]} (28… Na7 $16
29. a4 Bd7) 29. e5 $1 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32]} Nd7 {[%cal Rd6e5]} 30. Qg3
{Strongly threatening Be4.} Nb6 $2 (30… dxe5 31. dxe5 Qc2) 31. Be4 {White is
clearly winning.} f5 32. gxf5 Qxg3+ 33. Bxg3 Nd7 {[%cal Rd6e5]} 34. e6 Nf6 35.
Bh4 Rf8 36. Rc1 b6 37. Rc2 Bb7 38. Bxf6 gxf6 39. Rg1+ Kh7 40. Rg6 a5 41. a3 {
[%cal Ba2a3,Ba3a4][%mdl 32]} Ba6 42. a4 b5 43. Rcg2 b4 44. R2g4 {White
threatens Rh4 and mate.} Be2 45. Rh4 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rh4h6]} h5 46. Rg2 Bd1
47. Rg1 Be2 48. Re1 Ba6 49. Rxh5+ Kg8 50. Rh6 Rg7 51. Bf3 {Accuracy: White =
63%, Black = 33%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.18”]
[White “Khanin, Semen”]
[Black “Sjugirov, Sanan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2514”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “129”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. f3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 7. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 10. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 11. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. g5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
13. gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxf6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Na5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 17. Nxe7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxe7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 18. Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 20. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 21. Rg2 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 22. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
50]} 23. b3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:02:46]} 24. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nh3
{[%emt 0:04:41]} 25. Bxh3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 27. Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:
52]} 28. Qc3 {[%emt 0:02:35]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 29. Rg1 {[%emt 0:02:18]} Kh7
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 30. f4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 31. Ka1 {[%emt 0:
01:42]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 32. Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:02]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 33.
h3 {[%emt 0:02:22]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} gxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. Qd7+ {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 37. Qxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 40. Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 41. Bxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 42. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 43. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 44. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be8
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 46. h4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 47. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 48.
Rd6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 49. Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re2+ {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 50. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 51. Rxh6 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 52. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:23]
} 53. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 54. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e3 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 55. Re8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 56. Rxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 58. c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 59. c6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rd1+
{[%emt 0:00:18]} 60. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Kd6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 62. Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 63. Kc8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 64. c7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 65. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.19”]
[White “Miton, Kamil”]
[Black “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B31”]
[WhiteElo “2588”]
[BlackElo “2673”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,92,0,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,67,67,69,69,66,-15,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,-71,-65,-68,-61,-60,-55,-70,-56,-124,-124,-123,-122,-137,-135,-127,-124,
-123,-115,-137,0,0,0,-131,-135,-544,-550,-1046,-879,-2535,-1933,-29992,-29991,
-29991,-29992,-29992,-29993,-29993,-29994,-29994,-29995,-29995,-1691,-29996,
-29997]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. d3 Nf6 6. Bxc6 bxc6 7. Nc3
O-O 8. h3 d6 9. e5 {B31: Sicilian: 2…Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} Nd5 10. Re1 {LiveBook: 3
Games} Rb8 (10… Qc7 11. Nxd5 cxd5 12. Bf4 dxe5 13. Bxe5 Bxe5 14. Rxe5 Bb7 15.
Qd2 d4 16. Rae1 Bxf3 17. Rxe7 {1-0 (42) Antipov,M (2593)-Tregubov,P (2588)
Moscow 2018}) 11. Ne4 {The position is equal.} dxe5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11…
f5 12. Ned2 h6 13. Nc4 Ba6 14. Bd2 Bxc4 15. dxc4 Nb6 16. Qe2 dxe5 17. Rad1 Nd7
18. Bxh6 e4 19. Bxg7 exf3 20. Qe6+ Kxg7 21. Rxd7 Qa5 22. Qxe7+ {1-0 (22) Dirr,
U (2322)-Stull,N (2139) Bad Wiessee 2002}) 12. Nxc5 Qd6 13. Nb3 Ba6 14. Qe2 {
[%cal Rf3e5]} f6 15. Nfd2 Nf4 16. Qf3 f5 17. Na5 Nd5 (17… Ne6 $1 $11) 18.
Ndc4 $1 $14 {[%cal Rc4d6]} Qc7 19. Bd2 Rf7 20. Qe2 (20. Rad1 $14) 20… Nf4 (
20… e4 $5) 21. Bxf4 exf4 22. Qe6 Bxc4 23. Nxc4 Bxb2 24. Rab1 Bc3 25. Red1 {
[#]} (25. Rxb8+ $11 Qxb8 26. Ne5 Bxe5 27. Qxe5) 25… Rxb1 $1 $17 26. Rxb1 Kg7
27. Rb3 Bf6 28. a4 Rf8 29. a5 {[#]} (29. Qe1 $15) 29… Rb8 $1 30. a6 Rb5 31.
Kf1 Rxb3 32. cxb3 Qb8 33. Nd2 Qb6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is on the roll.} 34.
Qc4 Bd4 (34… c5 $17 35. Qxf4 Qxa6) 35. Nf3 $11 Bxf2 {Strongly threatening …
Be3.} 36. d4 (36. Qxf4 $11 {keeps the balance.} Qe3 37. Qxe3 Bxe3 38. Ke2)
36… Be3 $17 {And now …Qa5 would win.} 37. Ne5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37. Ng5 $17
{was the crucial defense.}) 37… Qa5 $19 38. Qf7+ Kh6 39. Qf8+ Kh5 {( -> …
Qa1+)} 40. Nf3 Qxa6+ 41. Ke1 Qa1+ 42. Ke2 Qb2+ 43. Ke1 Qc1+ 44. Ke2 Qc2+ 45.
Ke1 Bf2+ 46. Kf1 Bg3 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 84%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.20”]
[White “Oparin, Grigoriy”]
[Black “Bindrich, Falko”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2613”]
[BlackElo “2606”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “121”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]
} 8. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 11. Nxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:37]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 13. h4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 14. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Nb6
{[%emt 0:00:52]} 15. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 16. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:01:36]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 17. Rab1 {[%emt 0:02:31]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:
01:37]} 18. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 19. a4 {[%emt 0:01:23]}
a6 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 20. a5 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 21. Na4 {
[%emt 0:01:18]} Nde4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 22. b4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:02:
07]} 23. Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 24. e3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Qc7
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 25. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 26. Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 27. exf4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:
00:45]} 28. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Rbc1 {[%emt 0:00:43]}
Rde8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 30. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 31. Rh1 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 33. Rbe1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:28]}
Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. h5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 36. Bxh5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 37. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 38. g4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 39. Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rh8
{[%emt 0:00:39]} 40. f5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Ree8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 41. g5 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 42. gxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
43. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 44. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 46. Qf3 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Qxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 47. Nxf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxh1 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
48. Rxh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Nxg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kf6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 50. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Rh7 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 53.
f4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 54. Rxg7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kxg7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 55. Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 56. bxc5 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 57. c6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 58.
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 59. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} 60. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 61. Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.21”]
[White “Bosiocic, Marin”]
[Black “Cheparinov, Ivan”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D38”]
[WhiteElo “2599”]
[BlackElo “2709”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “110”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,110,20,9,19,12,12,0,20,12,8,15,12,0,23,17,31,19,25,54,49,21,29,23,55,
27,54,0,41,-38,21,-93,-84,-89,-92,-101,-97,-118,-113,-94,-111,-108,19,-216,
-217,-263,-237,-433,-445,-433,-421,-563,-451,-826,-838,-842,-833,-774,-755,
-2258,-1078,-972,-755,-704,-674,-1112,-1103,-1028,-891,-787,-456,-438,-122,
-122,-122,-122,-122,-285,-245,-230,-62,-29971,-29973,-29955,-12427,-29963,
-10454,-29973,-29973]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6.
Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. e3 O-O {D38: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence
(4 Nf3 Bb4)} 9. Be2 dxc4 10. O-O Bd7 11. Bxc4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Rfd8 13. Be2 {
[#] LiveBook: 5 Games} b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… Be8 14. Qa3 Qe7 15. Qb2 b6
16. c4 {1-0 (47) Radjabov,T (2751)-So,W (2776) Batumi 2018}) 14. Bb5 e5 15. Qa6
Bc8 16. Qa3 Bb7 17. Rfe1 Qg6 18. Bf1 e4 19. Nd2 Ne5 20. Qe7 Nf3+ 21. Nxf3 exf3
22. Qxc7 fxg2 23. Be2 Bd5 {[%cal Bb7d5,Bd5a2,Ba2c4][%mdl 32]} 24. Qg3 Qe6 25.
Bd3 (25. a4 $14) 25… Bxa2 26. Qxg2 (26. f4 $14 Bb3 27. Re2) 26… Rac8 (26…
Bc4 $15 27. Be4 Bd5 28. Bxd5 Rxd5) 27. Rac1 (27. Qe4 $11 {keeps the balance.}
Qxe4 28. Bxe4) 27… Bc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 28. Bb1 a5 29.
Kh1 a4 30. Rg1 {[%csl Gg1][%cal Rg2g7]} Qf6 31. f4 a3 32. e4 a2 ({Black should
play} 32… b5 $17) 33. Bc2 $2 {[#]} (33. Bxa2 $11 Bxa2 34. Qxa2) 33… Kf8 $1
$19 34. f5 Ra8 35. Ra1 $2 {[#]} (35. Rce1 {was worth a try.}) 35… Ra3 $1 36.
Qd2 b5 {[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 37. Rg2 {[#]} b4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 38. e5 (
38. cxb4 $142 Qxd4 39. Qxd4 Rxd4 40. Kg1) 38… Qc6 39. Kg1 Bd5 40. Rg3 Rxc3
41. f6 Rxg3+ (41… Rxc2 $142 42. Qxb4+ Kg8) 42. hxg3 Qc3 43. Qxc3 bxc3 44.
fxg7+ Kxg7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 45. Kf2 Rb8 46. Ke3 Be6 47. g4 Bxg4 $2
(47… Bd5 $19 {…f6 is the strong threat.} 48. Kd3 Rc8) 48. Rxa2 $17 Rb2 49.
Rxb2 cxb2 {KB-KB} 50. d5 $2 (50. Kd2 $17 {was forced.}) 50… Bh5 {Hoping for .
..Bg6.} 51. d6 Kf8 $2 (51… Bg6 $19 52. Bxg6 (52. Kd2 $2 Bxc2 53. Kxc2 Kf8 $19
) 52… Kxg6) 52. e6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({Don’t go for} 52. Bf5 $2 Bg6 $19) (52.
Kd2 $15) 52… fxe6 53. Kd2 Bf3 54. Ke3 Bd5 55. Bb1 Ke8 {Accuracy: White = 33%,
Black = 55%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.23”]
[White “Gareyev, Timur”]
[Black “Morozevich, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A09”]
[WhiteElo “2569”]
[BlackElo “2656”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “42”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:03:33]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 6. Ne1 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. d3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} e3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 8. fxe3
{[%emt 0:00:31]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:
57]} 10. e3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 11. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 12. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:02:15]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13. Bxb7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 14. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxb7 {[%emt 0:02:
57]} 15. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 16. Qf2 {[%emt 0:01:35]}
Rb6 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 17. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rbh6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 18. Qg2 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} Rh1+ {[%emt 0:01:38]} 19. Qxh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxh1+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 20. Kxh1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nxg3+ {[%emt 0:02:15]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.24”]
[White “Matlakov, Maxim”]
[Black “Indjic, Aleksandar”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A10”]
[WhiteElo “2700”]
[BlackElo “2620”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,107,39,66,53,63,57,55,27,35,33,53,0,12,14,46,42,54,46,47,50,45,22,38,
27,44,55,38,11,9,6,13,20,13,8,13,11,43,33,72,37,64,72,64,47,31,0,54,58,77,81,
213,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,202,202,1373,1302,1295,
638,1154,994,29957,4631,29982,29983,29983,29984,29985,29986,29986,29987,29987,
29988,29988,29989]} 1. c4 Nc6 2. Nc3 g6 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. g3 Bg4 6. Bg2 {
A41: 1 d4 d6: Tartakower System and Modern Defence} (6. d5 Bxf3 7. exf3 Nd4 8.
Bg2 c5 9. dxc6 Nxc6 10. O-O Nf6 11. f4 O-O 12. Be3 Rc8 13. Rc1 a6 14. Na4 {
1/2-1/2 (62) Gallego Alcaraz,A (2511)-Almeida Quintana,O (2521) Santa Clara
2018}) 6… Qc8 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 7. d5 Ne5 8. Nxe5 {White is slightly
better.} Bxe5 9. O-O h5 10. h4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Be3 h4 11. f4 Bxc3 12.
bxc3 hxg3 13. hxg3 Bh3 14. Rf2 Bxg2 15. Rxg2 {0-1 (35) Gerasimov,Y (2159)
-Ambrus,E (2407) St Petersburg 2002}) 10… Bh3 11. Be3 (11. Qd3 $14) 11…
Bxg2 12. Kxg2 c5 13. Qd3 Bg7 14. Bg5 Nf6 15. Rab1 O-O 16. Ne4 Re8 17. Nxf6+
exf6 18. Bf4 Qd7 19. b4 cxb4 20. Rxb4 f5 21. a4 b6 22. Rb5 Re4 23. a5 Rd4 24.
Qb3 bxa5 25. Rxa5 Rc8 26. Rc1 Qe8 27. Be3 Rg4 28. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3g4][%mdl
32]} f4 ({Better is} 28… Bh6 $11 29. Bxh6 Qxe2+ 30. Kh3 Qf2) 29. fxg4 $14
Qe4+ 30. Kh2 fxe3 (30… fxg3+ $16 31. Kg1 Qxg4) 31. Qd3 $2 ({White must play}
31. c5 $1 $18) 31… Qxd3 $1 $11 32. exd3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Black must now
prevent gxh5. KRR-KRB} Re8 $1 {And now …e2 would win.} 33. Ra2 {Strongly
threatening gxh5.} hxg4 34. Kg2 ({Don’t blunder} 34. Rxa7 $2 e2 $19) 34… Bd4
35. Rb1 Kg7 36. Kf1 f5 37. Rb7+ Kf6 38. Ke2 Be5 39. Raxa7 {[%csl Ga7][%cal
Rb7f7]} Bxg3 40. Rf7+ Ke5 41. Rae7+ Rxe7 42. Rxe7+ {KR-KB} Kd4 $1 {Hoping for .
..f4.} 43. Rxe3 Bxh4 $2 (43… Be5 $11) 44. Re6 $18 g5 $2 (44… Bg3 45. Rxg6
Ke5) 45. Rxd6 f4 46. Rf6 (46. Re6 $142 g3 47. Kf1) 46… f3+ {[#]} 47. Kf1 $1
Ke3 48. Re6+ (48. d6 $142 g3 49. Re6+ Kd4 50. d7 g2+ 51. Kg1 g4 {[#]} 52. d8=Q+
$1 {[%mdl 576] Decoy} Bxd8 53. Rd6+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kc5 54. Rxd8)
48… Kf4 49. Re4+ {White mates.} Kf5 50. d6 g3 {[#]} 51. Rxh4 $1 {[%mdl 576]
Promotion} gxh4 52. d7 h3 53. d8=Q h2 54. Qd5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack.
Accuracy: White = 63%, Black = 36%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.25”]
[White “Yuffa, Daniil”]
[Black “Amonatov, Farrukh”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E92”]
[WhiteElo “2572”]
[BlackElo “2614”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “104”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 8. Bg5 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 11. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Ndc5
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. h4 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 13. Nf1 {[%emt 0:
00:45]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:04:08]} 14. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 15.
h5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} g5 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 17. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 18. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:40]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 19. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 20. Nf5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf4+ {[%emt 0:00:38]} 21. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:01:59]} exf4 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 22. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23. Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:17]
} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 24. Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 25. Rgd1
{[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 26. f3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 27. Rab1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 28. Qxe5+ {[%emt 0:01:07]}
dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 29. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bxe4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 30. Kf2
{[%emt 0:00:25]} Bxb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Rxb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e4 {[%emt 0:
00:57]} 32. Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 33. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
f5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 34. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} e3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 35. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. c5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:01:
27]} 37. b4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 38. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rxd1
{[%emt 0:00:44]} 39. Bxd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 41. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} g4+ {[%emt 0:00:
55]} 42. Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg8+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 43. Kf3 {[%emt 0:01:08]}
Rg1 44. Nc3 Rf1+ {[%emt 0:02:00]} 45. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rf2+ {[%emt 0:00:12]
} 46. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} f3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. b5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kf4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 48. Nd5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 49. c6 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 50. bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
51. Nc3+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 52. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e2+ {
[%emt 0:00:17] Nb1} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.26”]
[White “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Zvjaginsev, Vadim”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A10”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2642”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “61”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. e4 {[%emt 0:01:26]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. d5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} exd5 7. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 8. h3 {[%emt 0:00:58]}
b5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 10. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} 11. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 13. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:56]}
Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 14. a3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 15. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 16. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:
01:42]} 17. Bh6 Bh8 18. Be3 {[%emt 0:02:06]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 19. Ne2 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Nhf6 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 20. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:
13]} 21. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne5 22. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
45]} 23. a4 {[%emt 0:02:26]} c3 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 24. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rc4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 27. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:01:58]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:45]} 28. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} Nf6 {[%emt 0:04:17]} 30. Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 31. d6 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.27”]
[White “Huzman, Alexander”]
[Black “Duda, Jan-Krzysztof”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2580”]
[BlackElo “2738”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “116”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,116,35,22,26,22,29,29,39,41,31,26,28,25,24,16,23,-53,-54,-56,-45,-37,
-46,-58,-38,-102,-100,-91,-70,-150,-123,-148,-141,-130,-54,-62,-57,-64,-54,-85,
-78,-76,-77,-75,-23,-24,-25,-63,-63,-61,-59,-71,-68,-80,-74,-74,-66,-70,-68,
-68,-68,-70,-72,-68,-68,-68,-68,-85,-65,-150,-153,-135,-123,-161,0,-89,-89,-95,
-87,-565,-557,-488,-470,-477,-372,-414,-70,-70,0,-354,-163,-944,-164,-1169,
-539,-893,-648,-29981,-367]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4
Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 f6 8. Be3 e5 9. Nd2 Nd7 {A16: English Opening: 1…
Nf6 with …d5} 10. Nb3 Bd6 (10… h5 11. f3 Nb6 12. Kc2 Bd7 13. Nc5 Bc6 14. b3
Bh6 15. Bxh6 Rxh6 16. a4 Ke7 17. Bb5 {1/2-1/2 (38) So,W (2778)-Aronian,L (2764)
Leuven 2018}) 11. Kc2 {LiveBook: 7 Games} b6 {The position is equal.} 12. Bc4
Bb7 13. f3 {[#]} O-O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… f5 14. exf5 gxf5 15. Rhe1
O-O-O 16. Rad1 Rde8 17. Nd2 {0-1 (41) Bezold,M (2520)-Swiercz,D (2614) Germany
2015}) 14. a4 a5 15. Rhd1 f5 16. exf5 gxf5 17. Be6 Rhg8 18. Bxf5 ({Better is}
18. Bxg8 $11 Rxg8 19. Rg1) 18… Rxg2+ $15 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 19. Rd2
Bxf3 20. Rxg2 Bxg2 21. Nd2 Rf8 22. Rg1 (22. Bxh7 $15 Rh8 23. Rg1) 22… Rxf5
$17 23. Rxg2 Bc5 24. Kd3 (24. Rg5 $15 Rxg5 25. Bxg5) 24… Rh5 25. Ne4 Rh3 26.
Rg3 Rxh2 (26… Rxg3 $1 $17 27. hxg3 Bxe3 28. Kxe3 Kd8) 27. Bxc5 $1 $15 bxc5
$17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 28. b3 Rh4 29. Rg8+ Kb7 30. Rg7 {[#]} c4+ $1
31. bxc4 Kc6 ({Black should play} 31… Rh3+ $17 32. Kc2 Nb6) 32. Re7 $11 Rh3+
33. Kd2 Nb6 $1 {[%cal Rb6c4]} 34. Re6+ Kb7 35. Nc5+ Ka7 36. Rc6 Nxc4+ 37. Kc2
h5 38. Rxc7+ Kb6 39. Rc8 $1 Rh2+ 40. Kd3 Nd6 41. Nd7+ Kb7 42. Rc5 e4+ $1 43.
Ke3 $1 Rh3+ 44. Ke2 (44. Kf2 $1 $15) 44… h4 $17 45. Nf6 Rh2+ 46. Ke3 {[#]}
Rh3+ (46… Ra2 $1 $19 47. Nd5 Rxa4 48. Rc7+ Kb8) 47. Ke2 {[#]} Rg3 $1 {
aiming for …h3.} 48. Rh5 h3 49. c4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (49. Nd5 $17) 49… Nxc4
$19 50. Rh7+ Kc6 {Threatens to win with …Rg2+.} 51. Rh6 Rg2+ 52. Ke1 Rg1+ $2
(52… h2 $19 53. Ng4+ Kd5 54. Nxh2 Ra2 55. Rh5+ Kd4) 53. Ke2 Rg2+ $2 {[%mdl
8192]} (53… e3 $15 54. Ng4+ Kc5 55. Nxe3 Nxe3 56. Kxe3 Rh1) 54. Ke1 e3 (54…
h2 $142 55. Ng4+ Kd5 56. Nxh2 Ra2) 55. Rxh3 $2 (55. Ne4+ Kd5 56. Nc3+ Kc5 57.
Rxh3) 55… Kc5 $2 (55… Na3 {And now …Nc2+ would win.} 56. Kf1 e2+ 57. Kxg2
e1=Q 58. Rxa3 Qd2+ 59. Kf3 Qb2) 56. Rh4 $2 (56. Rh5+ Kb4 57. Rh4) 56… Nb2 (
56… Ne5 $142 {( -> …Nf3+)} 57. Ne4+ Kd4 58. Nf2+ Kd5) 57. Ne4+ Kd4 58. Nf6+
Ke5 $2 {Accuracy: White = 49%, Black = 52%.} (58… Kd3 {mates} 59. Kf1 e2+ 60.
Kxg2 e1=Q 61. Rf4 Kc2 62. Rf5 Nd3 63. Kh3 Kb3 64. Ng4 Kxa4 65. Rf3 Kb4 66. Nh2
Qe4 67. Rf1 a4 68. Ng4 a3 69. Nf6 Qe6+ 70. Ng4 a2 71. Kh4 Ne1 72. Rf4+ Ka5 73.
Rf6 Qd5 74. Ne3 Qe4+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 75. Kh3 a1=Q 76. Rf5+ Ka6 77.
Rf8 Qxe3+ 78. Kh4 Nf3+ 79. Kh3 Qf1+ 80. Kg4 Qg5#) 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.28”]
[White “Levin, Evgeny A.”]
[Black “Zubov, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E52”]
[WhiteElo “2516”]
[BlackElo “2597”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “39”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. Bd3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 8.
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. a3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd6 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 10. b4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 13.
a5 {[%emt 0:04:45]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 14. e4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:
01:50]} 15. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 16. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 17. Re1 {[%emt 0:02:33]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 18. Bd2
{[%emt 0:00:24]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 19. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 20. h3 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.29”]
[White “Fridman, Daniel”]
[Black “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D25”]
[WhiteElo “2633”]
[BlackElo “2622”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Qxd4
{[%emt 0:00:19]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. f3 {[%emt 0:01:42]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 10. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. e4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 12. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 13. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 14. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 15. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. fxe4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 18. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 19. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:40]} 20. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 21. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 22. b3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:
56]} 23. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Rd2+ {[%emt 0:02:23]}
Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Rxg7 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 28. Rxh7 {[%emt 0:02:38]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Rxb3+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 30. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 31. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Rb3+ {[%emt 0:05:21]} 32. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 33. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.30”]
[White “Sokolov, Andrei”]
[Black “Riazantsev, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D30”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2649”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 5. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Nc3
{[%emt 0:00:01]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. e3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]
} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. e4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. Bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:
04]} 13. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 14. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:48]} b5
{[%emt 0:00:44]} 15. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 16. e5 {[%emt 0:
01:18]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 17. d5 {[%emt 0:01:36]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18. d6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 19. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:
57]} 20. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 21. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:03]}
Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 22. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. b3 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} cxb3 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 24. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 25. g3 {[%emt 0:03:18]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 26. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} a4
{[%emt 0:02:09]} 27. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. Qc4 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 29. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 30. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.31”]
[White “Petrosian, Tigran L.”]
[Black “Tukhaev, Adam”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A37”]
[WhiteElo “2598”]
[BlackElo “2527”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “137”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 4. c4 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nge7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 7. Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:43]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 8. a3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 9. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:02:36]} 11. Rb1 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 12. b4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13.
Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 14. d3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rac8 {
[%emt 0:01:29]} 15. Qa4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 16. Ned5 {
[%emt 0:02:05]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 17. cxd5 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:
00:42]} 18. e3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 19. e4 {[%emt 0:05:00]}
Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 21. Nb5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 22. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:
01:20]} 23. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 24. Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. a4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 26. Be3 {
[%emt 0:01:08]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 27. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 28. Qb5 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Bxc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 31. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 32. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 33. f4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Kf3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Ke8
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 35. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 36. Kd3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Kxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 38. g4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kb7
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} fxe5 41. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 42. d6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Kd5 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 44. bxa6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
45. Kxe5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 46. Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ka5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. d7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Bb2 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} b3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 50.
Bxd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} b2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b1=Q {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. d8=Q {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:39]} 53. Kf7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc4+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} 54. Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 55. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ka6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 56. Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:31]
} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 57. Qc7+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ka8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 58. Be5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 59. Kxh7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 60. Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 61. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Qf3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 62. Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 63. Qc6+ {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 64. Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 65. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qh3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 66. Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 67. Kc5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 68. Qb6+ {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ka8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69. Qa6# {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.32”]
[White “Maghsoodloo, Parham”]
[Black “Sargissian, Gabriel”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2688”]
[BlackElo “2689”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,65,8,4,-4,0,4,14,13,16,5,23,18,17,13,19,-2,25,14,11,0,30,10,26,11,27,
0,0,0,16,0,70,77,56,72,74,68,135,104,202,132,174,148,125,50,36,33,337,1,56,0,0,
-50,-33,-41,0,-116,-139,-177]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3
Be7 {LiveBook: 30 Games} 6. Qe1 $146 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and
Capablanca Systems} ({Predecessor:} 6. Nbd2 c5 7. h3 Bh5 8. g4 Bg6 9. Ne5 Nbd7
10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. e4 dxe4 12. dxe4 Ne5 13. Qe2 g5 {1/2-1/2 (32) Ivanchuk,V
(2710)-Lupulescu,C (2606) Batumi 2018}) 6… O-O 7. h3 Bh5 8. g4 {The position
is equal.} Bg6 9. Nh4 Nfd7 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Nd2 c6 12. e3 {[%cal Be2e3,Be3e4]
[%mdl 32]} a5 13. f4 Na6 14. Nf3 Re8 15. Kh1 Bd6 16. e4 e5 17. f5 gxf5 18. gxf5
Nf6 19. Bg5 Nc5 (19… Nb4 $11 20. Rf2 Na6) 20. Nh2 $14 Be7 21. Bf3 $1 dxe4 22.
dxe4 {[#]} Qd4 ({Black should try} 22… Ncxe4 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]} 23. Bxe4
Nxe4 24. Bxe7 Qd5) 23. c3 $16 Qd3 (23… Qd6 $16 {might work better.}) 24. Rd1
Qb5 25. Rg1 Red8 (25… Qxb2 $2 26. Qh4 $18) 26. Rxd8+ (26. Rb1 $16) 26… Rxd8
$14 27. Qh4 {Strongly threatening Bxf6.} Nd3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (27… Rd6 $1
$14) 28. Rg2 $2 ({Don’t go for} 28. Bxf6 $2 Bxf6 29. Qg3 Qxb2 $19) ({White has
to play} 28. Bh6 $1 $18 Bf8 29. Bxg7 Bxg7 30. Ng4 Nf2+ 31. Qxf2) 28… Rd6 (
28… Qc5 $1 $11) 29. Ng4 (29. Be2 $1 $14) 29… Nf4 $11 30. Bxf4 exf4 31. c4
Qc5 (31… Qxc4 32. e5 $18) 32. e5 (32. Nh6+ $1 $11 Kf8 33. Ng4) 32… Nxg4 $17
33. f6 {Accuracy: White = 32%, Black = 15%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.33”]
[White “Shirov, Alexei”]
[Black “Hovhannisyan, Robert”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2643”]
[BlackElo “2637”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8. O-O
d6 9. Bg3 Qe8 10. h3 Nh5 11. Bh2 f5 12. exf5 Rxf5 13. g4 Qg6 14. Bg3 Nxg3 15.
gxf5 Nxf5+ 16. Kh2 Be6 17. Nbd2 Rf8 18. Qe2 Qh5 19. Ng1 Qg5 20. Ndf3 Qf6 21.
Rae1 Kh8 22. d4 Bd5 23. Bxc6 Bxc6 24. dxe5 dxe5 25. Nxe5 Bd5 26. c4 Bg8 27. f4
Rd8 28. Ngf3 Bc5 29. Ng4 Qd6 30. Nfe5 Qa6 31. Rd1 Rxd1 32. Rxd1 Qxa2 33. Rd8
Qb1 34. Nf2 Kh7 35. Rd1 Qa2 36. Qe4 Be6 37. Ned3 Bxf2 38. Qxe6 Bg3+ 39. Kg2 Qa5
40. c5 g6 41. Qf7+ Kh8 42. Ne5 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.34”]
[White “Firouzja, Alireza”]
[Black “Grachev, Boris”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2607”]
[BlackElo “2626”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. e3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Qe2 {[%emt 0:02:53]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 11. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
01:49]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. d5 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13.
e4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:04:00]} 14. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b5 {[%emt 0:
01:23]} 15. a4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
axb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. b3 {[%emt 0:01:12]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:48]} 18. bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:
41]} 20. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 21. Ra6 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Ne8
{[%emt 0:01:03]} 22. Bf3 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 23. Bg4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 24. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 25. Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 26. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:33]}
Rfb8 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 27. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 28. Qd1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rba2 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 29. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} cxd6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 30. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} R2a3 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 31. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 32. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} R8a4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 33. Rc8+ {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 35. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rea4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Rxe7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 38. Qe6+ {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 40. Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rxa1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Ne1+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 42. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 43. f6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 44. Qxd6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be7 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} 45. Qb8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. d6 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 47. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.35”]
[White “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Black “Kazhgaleyev, Murtas”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B00”]
[WhiteElo “2589”]
[BlackElo “2587”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “127”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:00:22]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:37]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} 8.
Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 9. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bg4 {
[%emt 0:01:55]} 10. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 12. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 13.
Be3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 14. Nfxd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ng7 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 15. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Na5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 17. Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:03:
01]} 18. Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 19. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:57]}
Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 21. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:01:23]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 23. Bxb8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxb8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. g3 {[%emt 0:01:42]}
Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 25. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 26. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 27. h4 {[%emt 0:01:13]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
28. a4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 29. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} gxh4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 30. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:02:15]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 32. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:
01:21]} 33. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Re5 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 34. Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 38. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 39. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. b3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 41. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 42. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 43. Rf7 {[%emt 0:01:38]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} e3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 45. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 46. Rc4 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 48.
Re8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Re4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Kg5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 50. Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 52. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 53. b4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 54. Kxe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Bc5+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 55. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 56. Kf4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 57. Re6+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 58. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 59. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b5
{[%emt 0:01:18]} 60. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Kxh5 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 62. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 63. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 64. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.36”]
[White “Saric, Ivan”]
[Black “Kevlishvili, Robby”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2695”]
[BlackElo “2451”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,84,29,18,27,10,30,27,31,21,23,-26,-27,-20,-24,-16,-23,-16,-16,-14,
-14,-19,-16,-34,-27,-50,-52,-41,-58,-83,-42,-39,-32,-47,-47,-56,-49,-39,-39,
-79,-75,-89,-100,-358,-369,-329,-367,-368,-368,-344,-341,-350,-352,-485,-485,
-491,-487,-727,-697,-698,-697,-697,-696,-691,-691,-690,-690,-671,-676,-650,
-675,-792,-786,-1591,-1590]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3
a6 6. a3 Nc6 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6
Be3 e5} (6… e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. Bg5 Be6 10. Bxf6 Bxc4 11. Bxe7 Qxe7
12. Nd2 Be6 13. Nf1 Nd7 14. Ne3 Nf6 15. O-O Rac8 16. Qd3 Rc6 17. Rfd1 Rfc8 18.
f3 g6 19. Kh1 Kg7 20. Qd2 {1/2-1/2 (20) Anand,V (2782)-Nepomniachtchi,I (2729)
Riadh 2017}) 7. Be2 {LiveBook: 6 Games} e5 8. Nf3 Be6 $146 {The position is
equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8… Be7 9. Bg5 Be6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. Qxd5
O-O 13. Bc4 Rc8 14. c3 {1-0 (71) Haast,A (2288)-Heinemann,J (2269) Heraklio
2017}) 9. Ng5 Be7 10. Nxe6 fxe6 11. g4 d5 12. g5 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Qxd8+
Rxd8 15. c3 Bc5 16. b4 Bb6 17. Ra2 Ne7 18. c4 Bd4 19. O-O Nf5 20. Kh1 e3 21.
fxe3 Nxe3 22. Re1 Nf5 23. c5 Ke7 24. Bf3 Bc3 25. Rf1 Rhf8 $36 {[%mdl 2048]
Threatens to win with …Nh4. Black is really pushing.} 26. Rc2 Bd4 27. Bxb7 $2
{[%mdl 8192] [#]} (27. Bg2 $17 {is a better defense.}) 27… Ng3+ $1 $19 {
[%mdl 512]} 28. hxg3 Rxf1+ 29. Kg2 {[#]} Rdf8 $1 {[%cal Rf8f2]} 30. Kh3 R8f2
31. Bd2 {and if c6 works, White does fine.} Kd7 32. Be4 Rd1 {Black is clearly
winning.} 33. g6 h6 34. Bc3 (34. c6+ $142 Kc7 35. Bxh6 Rxc2 36. Bxg7) 34…
Rxc2 35. Bxc2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KB} Rh1+ ({Weaker is} 35… Bxc3 36.
Bxd1 Bb2 37. a4 $15) 36. Kg2 {Strongly threatening Bxd4.} Rg1+ (36… Bxc3 37.
Kxh1 Bb2 38. a4 $15) 37. Kh2 Rc1 ({Not} 37… Bxc3 38. Kxg1 Bb2 39. a4 $15) 38.
Ba4+ Ke7 39. Bd2 Ra1 40. c6 {And now c7 would win.} Bb6 ({Stronger than} 40…
Ra2 41. c7 $11) 41. Bb3 Rb1 42. b5 Rxb3 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 87%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.37”]
[White “Sharma, Dinesh K.”]
[Black “Pantsulaia, Levan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B42”]
[WhiteElo “2295”]
[BlackElo “2597”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “50”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 6. Nb3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 8. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 9. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nge7
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 10. f4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 11. e5 {[%emt 0:
00:47]} Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 12. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 13.
Nxd6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. exd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qf6 {
[%emt 0:01:11]} 15. c3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:35]} 16. Be3 {[%emt 0:
01:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 17. O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bxe3+ {[%emt 0:01:18]} 18.
Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. f5 {[%emt 0:02:04]} f6 {
[%emt 0:03:40]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Qc5 {
[%emt 0:02:20]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 22. Bc4+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 23. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Qb6+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} 24. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qb6+ {[%emt 0:01:06]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.38”]
[White “Tsoi, Dmitry”]
[Black “Alekseev, Evgeny”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C70”]
[WhiteElo “2424”]
[BlackElo “2639”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “62”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:01:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} 8. c3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d3 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 9. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 11. a4 {[%emt 0:
01:23]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 12. axb5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:01:08]}
13. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Qxc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 15. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 16. Nf5 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:13]} 17. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 18.
Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 19. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} g6 {
[%emt 0:04:09]} 20. b4 {[%emt 0:03:59]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 21. cxb4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 22. Rxa8 {[%emt 0:01:49]} Qxa8 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 23. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 24. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Ne2+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} 25. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Be3 {
[%emt 0:01:53]} Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 27. Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 28. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 29. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:24]}
Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 30. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 31. Qd1 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.39”]
[White “Yudin, Sergei”]
[Black “AL-Sayed, Mohammed”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B30”]
[WhiteElo “2507”]
[BlackElo “2484”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “101”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 7. exd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 9. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxe6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 11. a5 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. a6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 13. d4
{[%emt 0:00:06]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 14. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 15. Qa4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 16. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]
} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 17. Qxg7 {[%emt 0:01:43]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18. Qg3
{[%emt 0:01:02]} Rhg8 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 19. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:
00:51]} 20. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:43]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 21. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Rg4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 22. h3 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Re4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 23. Nxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:01:
04]} 25. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:05]}
Qc6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 27. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 28. Bd4 {
[%emt 0:01:15]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 29. Qxc6+ {[%emt 0:01:25]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 30. b3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. Be5 {[%emt 0:01:01]}
Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 32. c4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 33. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 35. Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 36. g4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 37. g5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 38. f3 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} exf3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 39. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} f2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 40. Kg2
{[%emt 0:00:07]} Rcd6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 42. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 43. h4 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
b5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 44. h5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 45. bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 46. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 47. Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 49. Rxd7 Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. g6 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. h6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.40”]
[White “Mchedlishvili, Mikheil”]
[Black “Steinberg, Nitzan”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D11”]
[WhiteElo “2610”]
[BlackElo “2532”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:02:00]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:01:36]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:02:
18]} 8. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:02:56]} 9. Naxc4 {[%emt 0:01:29]}
Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 10. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 11. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:01:14]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:02:
45]} 13. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Bh6 {[%emt 0:01:24]}
Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 15. Rad1 {[%emt 0:02:36]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 16. Qe4 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:35]} 17. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:39]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 18. Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 19. b3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nxf3
{[%emt 0:01:19]} 20. exf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 21. Rc1 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 22. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 23. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 24. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} b6 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} 25. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Rc2 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 27. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 28. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 29. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Re2
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 30. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 31. Qxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. a4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} d2 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 33. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 34. h4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kc6
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 35. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Red7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 36. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Re7+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 37. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Red7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 39. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
b5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. axb5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Re3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 42. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 43. f4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 44. h5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} gxh5
{[%emt 0:00:25]} 45. Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. Rb1+ {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 47. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 48. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 49. Raa5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} c3
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.41”]
[White “Ovchinnikov, Vsevolod”]
[Black “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A37”]
[WhiteElo “2329”]
[BlackElo “2638”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “60”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 6. d3 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 7. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 8. a3 {[%emt 0:01:25]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. b4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} cxb4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 11. Nd4 {
[%emt 0:01:46]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 12. Qb1 {[%emt 0:02:41]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 13. Ncb5 {[%emt 0:01:49]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 14. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:03:20]}
axb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxa8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 17. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} e4 {[%emt 0:01:11]
} 18. Nfd4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 19. dxe4 {[%emt 0:01:57]} dxc4
{[%emt 0:00:18]} 20. e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 21. Qe4 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 22. f4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 23.
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} c3 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} 25. f5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 26. Nxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 27. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:
00:40]} 28. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 29. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
c2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 30. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.42”]
[White “Yu, Yangyi”]
[Black “Zubritskiy, Artyom”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D85”]
[WhiteElo “2764”]
[BlackElo “2442”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “59”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,59,62,29,59,35,59,61,74,72,77,64,101,85,77,69,60,58,248,243,242,242,
252,244,387,431,307,416,423,416,510,510,29982,1016,29991,29992,29992,29993,
29993,29994,29997,29998,29998,29999]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. d4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5
5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 O-O 8. Be2 c5 9. O-O Nc6 10. d5 {LiveBook: 3
Games. D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} (
10. Be3 Qc7 11. d5 Ne5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. f4 Bxc3 14. Rc1 Qa5 15. Qd3 Bd4 16.
Bxd4 cxd4 17. Qxd4 Qxa2 18. Bd3 Qa5 19. Rc5 Qd8 20. Rfc1 Bd7 21. Rc7 Rc8 22.
Rxc8 Bxc8 23. Qxa7 e6 24. Qd4 {1/2-1/2 (24) Polak,T (2505)-Tazbir,M (2521)
Czech Republic 2017}) 10… Na5 11. Bg5 Bxc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Bg4 12.
Rc1 Qc7 13. c4 f5 14. exf5 Rxf5 15. Be3 b6 16. Ng5 Bxe2 17. Qxe2 Bh6 {1-0 (29)
Iljin,T (2284)-Zlachevskiy,L (2004) Sochi 2018}) 12. Rc1 {White is slightly
better.} Bg7 13. Rxc5 b6 14. Rc1 Bg4 15. Qd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong
initiative.} Nb7 16. Nd4 Bxe2 17. Nc6 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} Bxf1 $2 (
17… Qd7 $1 $14 18. Qxe2 (18. Nxe7+ Kh8 $14) 18… Rfe8) 18. Nxd8 $18 Rfxd8
19. Kxf1 {Threatens to win with Rc7.} ({Don’t do} 19. Rxf1 $6 Rd7) 19… Rd7
20. Rc6 e6 (20… Na5 $142) 21. Qc2 {Hoping for Rc8+.} Nc5 22. d6 Be5 23. Be7
Rb8 24. g3 {[%cal Bg2g3,Bg3g4][%mdl 32]} Rbb7 (24… Re8 $18 25. f4 Rdxe7 26.
dxe7 Bf6) 25. f4 (25. Rc8+ $142 Kg7 26. Bf8+ Kf6 27. Qe2 Bf4 28. gxf4 e5 29.
Qg4 Nxe4 30. Re8) 25… Bd4 26. Rc8+ {White mates.} Kg7 27. Bf8+ Kf6 28. g4 {
[%csl Gf4][%cal Rg4g5]} g5 29. e5+ {[%mdl 64] [#] Discovered Attack} Bxe5 30.
Qxh7 {Accuracy: White = 57%, Black = 29%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.44”]
[White “Tregubov, Pavel V.”]
[Black “Le, Quang Liem”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E46”]
[WhiteElo “2592”]
[BlackElo “2714”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,99,-7,1,-3,5,6,-3,12,27,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,12,-6,0,-8,0,0,0,-31,-17,-57,
-17,-35,-31,-34,0,0,28,9,104,68,66,66,66,60,71,56,57,50,66,78,113,113,174,182,
206,151,152,152,152,150,152,147,150,147,146,144,181,167,229,230,229,229,218,
218,234,229,229,229,228,204,199,182,235,229,224,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6
3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nge2 Re8 6. a3 Bf8 7. d5 d6 {E46: Nimzo-Indian:
Rubinstein: 4 e3 0-0 5 Ne2 without early Bd3} 8. Ng3 (8. g3 exd5 9. cxd5 c5 10.
Bg2 Nbd7 11. O-O c4 12. Nd4 Nc5 13. Qe2 Nd3 14. b3 Nxc1 15. Rfxc1 cxb3 {
1/2-1/2 (74) Caruana,F (2822)-So,W (2780) Saint Louis 2018}) 8… a5 {LiveBook:
5 Games} 9. Be2 Na6 10. O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Rb1 g6 11. O-O Bg7 12. b4
axb4 13. axb4 h5 14. Bf3 exd5 15. Nxd5 Nxd5 16. Bxd5 {0-1 (40) Costachi,M
(2382)-Wang,Y (2711) Bazna 2014}) 10… Nc5 11. b3 c6 12. e4 exd5 13. exd5 cxd5
14. cxd5 Bd7 15. Be3 Rc8 16. Bd4 g6 17. Bf3 Bg7 18. b4 Na6 19. Qb3 h5 {[%cal
Bh7h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} 20. h3 h4 21. Nge2 $1 axb4 22. axb4 Bf5 23. Rfd1 Qd7 24.
Rac1 Bxh3 (24… g5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 25. Bxf6 Bxf6 26. gxh3 Qxh3 27.
Bg2 Qf5 {Threatening …Bxc3.} 28. Ne4 Rxc1 29. Nxf6+ Qxf6 30. Nxc1 Re5 31. Qc3
Qg5 (31… Kg7 $16 {might work better.}) 32. Nd3 $18 Re8 {Threatens to win
with …h3.} 33. Re1 Rxe1+ 34. Nxe1 Qg4 35. Nc2 h3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg4g2]} 36.
Ne3 ({Worse is} 36. Qxh3 Qd1+ 37. Bf1 Qxc2 $17) 36… Qxb4 37. Qxb4 Nxb4 38.
Bxh3 f5 39. Bg2 b5 {[#]} (39… Kf7 $142 40. Kf1 b5) 40. Bf1 $1 f4 {[#]} 41.
Ng4 $1 ({Stronger than} 41. Bxb5 fxe3 42. fxe3 Kf7 $11) 41… Nxd5 42. Bxb5 {
Bc4 is the strong threat.} Kg7 43. Kg2 g5 44. Kf3 Nc3 45. Bd7 Kg6 46. Bc8 Kh5 (
46… Kf7 $142 47. Bf5 d5) 47. Nf6+ Kh4 48. Ne4 $2 ({White should try} 48. Bd7
$18) 48… g4+ $1 $11 49. Bxg4 Nxe4 50. Bf5 {Precision: White = 62%, Black =
40%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.45”]
[White “Mamedov, Rauf”]
[Black “Shinkevich, Vitaly”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2703”]
[BlackElo “2439”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “67”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,67,-37,-5,-3,-33,-144,-138,-158,-190,-279,-291,-281,-271,-240,-268,
-291,-254,-397,-354,-533,-299,-379,-357,-354,-353,-328,-368,-360,-362,-377,
-318,-312,-124,-139,0,-497,0,0,126,101,1003,996,1229,1181,29982,6314]} 1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. a4 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. Bg5 {C54:
Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} h6 9. Bh4 g5 10. Nxg5
hxg5 11. Bxg5 Kg7 12. Qf3 Rh8 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Nd2 Kg6 14. h4 ({White
should try} 14. Be3 $15) 14… Bg4 $17 {[#]} 15. Qg3 $146 {And now b4 would
win.} ({Predecessor:} 15. Bxf6 Qd7 {0-1 (32) Caruana,F (2804)-Nakamura,H (2787)
Paris 2016}) 15… Qd7 16. d4 (16. b4 {is a better defense.} Nh5 17. Qh2) 16…
Nh5 $19 (16… exd4 17. Bxf6 (17. Qf4 $2 Nh5 $19) 17… Kxf6 18. e5+ Ke7 19.
Ne4 $19) 17. Qd3 exd4 18. cxd4 Bxd4 19. Bd5 {Black should prevent Bxc6.} Ba7 (
19… Bxb2 20. Rab1 $17) 20. Be3 (20. Bxc6 {was necessary.} bxc6 21. Rfc1)
20… Ne5 21. Qc3 (21. Qb3 {keeps fighting.} Be2 22. Rfe1) 21… c6 22. Ba2
Bxe3 23. Qxe3 {intending f4.} Qe7 24. f4 Nd7 (24… Qxh4 25. fxe5 dxe5 26.
Bxf7+ (26. Nf3 $2 Bxf3 {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} 27. Rxf3 Nf4 $19) 26…
Kg7 27. Qc5 $19 (27. Nf3 $2 Bxf3 {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} 28. Qe1 Qxe1 $19
)) (24… Nxf4 25. Qxf4 Qxh4 26. Rac1 $19) 25. Qf2 Kh6 26. Nc4 Rag8 27. e5 Bh3
$2 (27… dxe5 28. fxe5 Kh7 29. Qxf7+ Qxf7 30. Rxf7+ Rg7 31. Rf2 $19) (27…
Be6 $19 {is more deadly.} 28. exd6 Qf6) 28. Nxd6 $17 Rh7 (28… Rxg2+ $2 29.
Qxg2 Bxg2 30. Nf5+ Kh7 31. Nxe7 $18) (28… Rg3 $1 $17 29. Bxf7 Kh7 30. Bxh5 (
30. Qc2+ $2 Kg7 $19) 30… Rxg2+ 31. Qxg2 Bxg2 32. Kxg2 Qxh4) 29. Kh2 $2 {
[%mdl 8192] [#]} (29. Qd2 $1 $11 Qxh4 30. Rf3 (30. Bxf7 $2 Rxg2+ 31. Qxg2 Rg7
$19 {[%mdl 64] Pin})) 29… Be6 $2 (29… Rxg2+ $2 30. Qxg2 Be6 31. Qg5+ Qxg5
32. fxg5+ $18) (29… Nxe5 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512] aiming for …Ng4+.} 30. Qd2 (30.
fxe5 Qxe5+) 30… Nd3 $1 {[%mdl 576] Deflection} 31. Qxd3 Rxg2+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} 32. Kxh3 Rg3+ 33. Qxg3 Nxg3) 30. f5 $11 Bxa2 (30… Rhg7 $1 $11
31. fxe6 Rxg2+ 32. Qxg2 Rxg2+ 33. Kxg2 fxe6 34. Nf7+ Kg7) 31. Qe3+ {[#]} Kg7 $2
{[%mdl 8192]} (31… Nf4 $1 $16 32. Rxf4 (32. Qxf4+ Kh5 $16) 32… Nxe5) 32.
f6+ $18 Ndxf6 33. exf6+ Nxf6 34. Qxe7 {Accuracy: White = 49%, Black = 43%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.46”]
[White “Sokolin, Leonid”]
[Black “Tomashevsky, Evgeny”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C68”]
[WhiteElo “2508”]
[BlackElo “2705”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “74”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,74,0,-4,-7,-22,-19,-31,-47,-36,-20,-19,-69,0,-54,-26,-50,-29,-31,-29,
-22,-22,-30,-32,-27,7,-29,-10,-46,-39,-72,-60,-79,-68,-91,-54,-40,-34,-110,
-108,-114,-104,-97,-94,-103,-99,-145,-138,-137,-141,-184,-159,-198,-140,-174,
-131,-162,-152,-163,-130,-453,-251]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6
5. O-O Bd6 6. d4 exd4 7. Qxd4 f6 8. Nc3 {C68: Ruy Lopez: Exchange Variation,
sidelines} (8. Nbd2 Be6 9. Qc3 Ne7 10. Nc4 Bxc4 11. Qxc4 Qd7 12. Be3 Ng6 13.
Nd4 Ne5 14. Qe2 O-O-O 15. Nf5 Rhe8 16. Rad1 Qf7 {0-1 (37) Ivanchuk,V (2726)
-Vidit,S (2715) Riadh 2017}) 8… Ne7 {LiveBook: 9 Games} 9. h3 Ng6 10. Be3 {
The position is equal.} Qe7 11. Qd2 O-O 12. Nd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rad1
Be6 13. Qe2 c5 14. Nd2 b5 15. f4 Bf7 {0-1 (39) Pintor,A (2036)-Szczepkowska,K
(2162) Chalkidiki 2003}) 12… Bd7 13. Rae1 Rad8 ({Black should play} 13… b5
$15) 14. Qe2 (14. f4 $1 $11) 14… Bc8 15. Qc4+ Qf7 16. Qxf7+ Kxf7 17. Rd1 Rfe8
18. f4 Bf8 19. Kf2 c5 20. Nde2 b5 21. Ng3 Bb7 22. f5 Ne5 23. b3 Bd6 24. Nd5
Bxd5 25. Rxd5 Nc6 26. Rfd1 (26. Kf3 $1 $15) 26… Nb4 $17 27. R5d2 {[#]} Nxc2
$1 {[%mdl 512]} 28. Ne2 (28. Rxc2 Bxg3+) 28… Nxe3 29. Kxe3 g5 30. fxg6+ hxg6
31. Kf3 Re5 32. Ng3 Rde8 33. Rc2 R5e6 (33… Rh8 $19 34. Rdd2 Rh4) 34. Rd3 Rh8
35. Nf1 Rh4 36. Nd2 f5 {[%cal Rf5e4]} 37. exf5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (37. Re3
$17 {is a better chance.}) 37… Rf4+ {Accuracy: White = 27%, Black = 51%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.47”]
[White “Jakovenko, Dmitry”]
[Black “Potapov, Pavel”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A88”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2516”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,93,35,27,34,0,-6,-62,-65,-75,-20,-30,-19,-66,-97,-88,-89,-87,-92,
-297,-300,-288,-300,-305,-301,-368,-341,-329,-291,-291,-289,-272,-258,-379,
-367,-340,-368,-358,-373,-384,-384,-384,-384,-378,-377,-411,-406,-356,-378,
-497,-506,-479,-496,-473,-409,-498,-428,-536,-558,-536,-531,-514,-236,-221,
-167,-204,-206,-249,707,693,29973,29972,29970,29971,29997,29998]} 1. Nf3 f5 2.
c4 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 d6 7. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3a4,Ba4b6]
[%mdl 32]} c6 8. Rb1 a5 9. Qb3 {A88: Dutch Defence: Leningrad System: 5 Nf3
0-0 6 0-0 d6 7 Nc3 c6} (9. d5 e5 10. dxe6 Bxe6 11. b3 Qe7 12. Bf4 Rd8 13. Qd2
d5 14. cxd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Bg5 Bf6 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 {0-1 (70) Sarana,A
(2543)-Mamedyarov,S (2791) Sochi 2017}) 9… Kh8 10. Rd1 Na6 11. Na4 {LiveBook:
3 Games. White is slightly better.} Rb8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… b5 12. cxb5
cxb5 13. Nc3 Rb8 14. Nxb5 Nc7 15. a4 Bd7 16. Ng5 Qe8 17. Nxc7 Rxb3 18. Nxe8
Rxe8 {1-0 (57) Ladva,O (2522)-Bartel,M (2609) Katowice 2017}) 12. Nb6 Be6 13.
Be3 (13. Bd2 $1 $11) 13… Ng4 $15 14. d5 Nxe3 (14… Bg8 $17) 15. Qxe3 $11 Bg8
16. Na4 cxd5 17. cxd5 {[#]} b5 $1 {[%cal Rb5a4]} 18. Nc3 Nc5 {Hoping for …b4.
} 19. b4 $2 (19. b3 $17) 19… axb4 $19 20. Rxb4 Qa5 21. Rdb1 {[#]} Na6 $1 {
[%cal Ra6b4]} 22. a3 Nxb4 23. axb4 Qb6 24. Qd3 Rfc8 25. Nd1 Rc4 26. e3 (26. Ne3
{might work better.} Rc3 27. Qd2) 26… Rbc8 27. Nd2 Rc1 28. Rxc1 Rxc1 29. Nb3
Rc4 30. Qd2 Qc7 31. Na5 Rc2 32. Qd3 Rc1 33. Nc6 e6 34. Bf3 exd5 35. Nd4 Qc4 36.
Qd2 Rb1 37. Kg2 Qxb4 38. Nc3 Rb2 39. Qc1 Qa3 40. Nce2 Ra2 (40… Qa2 $142 41.
Qe1 b4) 41. Qc7 Qc5 42. Qb8 b4 43. Nf4 Bxd4 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (43… Qa7 $19 44.
Qd8 Qa8 45. Qxd6 Qf8) 44. Bxd5 $1 $18 {[%csl Gd5][%cal Rb8g8]} Rxf2+ 45. Kxf2 {
[%csl Gd5][%cal Rb8g8] White mates.} Bxe3+ 46. Kf3 {[%csl Gd5][%cal Rb8g8]} Kg7
47. Qxg8+ {Accuracy: White = 35%, Black = 57%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.48”]
[White “Zhigalko, Sergei”]
[Black “Khusnutdinov, Rustam”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B00”]
[WhiteElo “2604”]
[BlackElo “2470”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “132”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. d5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 9. a4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 10. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
00:39]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:04:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 13.
b3 {[%emt 0:00:58]} a6 {[%emt 0:06:06]} 14. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:38]} cxd5 {
[%emt 0:01:30]} 15. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 16. axb5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Nd4 {[%emt 0:03:36]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:
58]} 18. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nbxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Bxd5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 20. c4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Ba8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 21. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 22. f4 {[%emt 0:03:32]} e6 {[%emt 0:03:38]
} 23. b4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} fxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Qxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 26. Rxd6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 28. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 29. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Nxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. c5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Rcf7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 32. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 33. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} R4f5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 34. Bxa8 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qxa8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. h4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 36. Kh3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 38. g3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rf1
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 40. Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 41. Re6 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} R1f3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} R3f4 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 43. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 45. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. c6
Rc7 47. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 48. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rfc8
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 50. Re6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 51. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 52. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. h5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 55. Rf2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 57. hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 58. Rd2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 59. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 60. Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 61. Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 62. Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 63. Re8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd3
{[%emt 0:00:56]} 64. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 65. Kh4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 66. Rxg6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.49”]
[White “Jobava, Baadur”]
[Black “Kryakvin, Dmitry”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D16”]
[WhiteElo “2627”]
[BlackElo “2588”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “127”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. a4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. e4 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 7. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 8. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbd7
{[%emt 0:01:33]} 10. h3 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 11. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
01:42]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 12. Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:19]}
13. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Be7 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 14. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 15. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 16. Rac1 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 17. g3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:
51]} 18. f3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 19. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe7
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 20. Na2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 21. Naxb4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 22. b3 {[%emt 0:03:12]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
59]} 23. Bd2 {[%emt 0:04:33]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 24. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
e5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 25. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 26. Nc5 {
[%emt 0:02:09]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 27. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} 28. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 29. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:31]}
Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 30. a5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 31. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 32. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 33. Rbf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 34. Rxf8+ {[%emt 0:00:36]}
Nxf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 36. Qxf7+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxf7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 38. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 40. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 41. Bd6 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nxa5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 42. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 43. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 44. h4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nb2
{[%emt 0:00:53]} 45. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 46. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 47. g4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 48. g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 49. gxh6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} gxh6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 50. h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 51. e5 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 53.
Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 54. Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 55. Ke4 Kf7 56. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 57.
Bxh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 58. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 59. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 60. h6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 61. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 62.
e6+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 63. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} b5 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 64. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.50”]
[White “Anton Guijarro, David”]
[Black “Mikhalevski, Victor”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2642”]
[BlackElo “2579”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “135”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. e5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} 8. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:39]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 12. exf6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 13.
Bxc6 {[%emt 0:02:03]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 14. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} c5 {
[%emt 0:06:42]} 15. dxc5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Qc6 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 17. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:03:18]} Qxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 18. Ne7+ Kh8 19. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Na4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 20. b3 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 21. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:
09]} 22. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 23. Nfxd4 {[%emt 0:00:47]}
a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Rec1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 25. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} Bg8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 26. g3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:23]
} 27. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} axb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. Nxb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb4
{[%emt 0:00:56]} 29. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 30. Rxa2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Nxa2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 31. f4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 32. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 33. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb8
{[%emt 0:01:27]} 34. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 35. Nh6 {[%emt 0:
01:11]} Rb1+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 36. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rb2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
37. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Be6 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 38. Nhf7+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxf7 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Nxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Nh6+ {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 42. Ra3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 43. Ra8+ {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 45. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 46. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 47. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 48. h3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 50. g4 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
52. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 53. Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf8 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 54. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 55. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 56. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 57. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 58. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf8
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 59. Nxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 60. Rxe7+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kxg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Re6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 62. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 63. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rf1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 64. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 65. g5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 66. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Re2+ {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 67. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 68. Ra6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.51”]
[White “Reshetnikov, Alexey”]
[Black “Akopian, Vladimir”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A61”]
[WhiteElo “2492”]
[BlackElo “2650”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 4. d5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} exd5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 8. e4
{[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 11. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ne5
{[%emt 0:01:19]} 12. h3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 13. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
03:58]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 14. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:16]}
15. a4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 16. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} a6 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 17. Ne2 {[%emt 0:01:13]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 18. axb5 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 19. b4 {[%emt 0:02:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 20.
Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 21. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nc5 {
[%emt 0:02:09]} 22. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 23. hxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 24. Ng3 {[%emt 0:02:51]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 25. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rbc8 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 26. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 27. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 28. Nf5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 29. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qxd1 30. Rxd1 Bc3
{[%emt 0:02:08]} 31. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Nxd6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 33. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 34. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 35. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Bxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. g3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 39. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Be5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Nc5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} g4+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 43. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 44. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 45. Kxh6 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Bf4+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 46. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.52”]
[White “Salem, A.R. Saleh”]
[Black “Belozerov, Andrei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B19”]
[WhiteElo “2660”]
[BlackElo “2528”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “135”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. h4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]
} 8. h5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxd3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 10. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 11. Bd2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 12. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
13. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} 14. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 15. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 16. d5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 18. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 19. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 20. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 21. Ba5 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 22. c4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:05]
} 23. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 24. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Rd8 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} 25. b4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Rdc8 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 26. Rc1 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 27. b5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 28.
Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:03:14]} 29. Bxb6 {[%emt 0:08:06]} axb5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 30. c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 31. Bxa5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 33.
Rc2 {[%emt 0:01:35]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:02:35]} 34. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc4 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} 35. Rd3 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 36. Rd4 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 37. c6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 38.
Rd7+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rh4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 40. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rh1+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 41. Ka2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 42. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 43. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 44. b4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ra8+
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 45. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rda1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 46. Kc4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} R1a4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 47. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 48. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rca8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 50. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 51. Kb5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 52. Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 53. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 54. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Rxb4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 55. Kxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. Nc5
{[%emt 0:00:26]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 57. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 58. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 59. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} f5
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 60. Rb8+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 61. Rb7+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 62. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 63. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 64. Rxg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
f4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 65. Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 66. Nd4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 68. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.53”]
[White “Dreev, Aleksey”]
[Black “Vishnu Prasanna. V”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A49”]
[WhiteElo “2670”]
[BlackElo “2518”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,107,16,14,33,0,4,12,15,14,15,11,57,39,70,62,54,-4,-4,-4,-4,-4,-4,-4,
-7,-7,-5,-6,-4,-4,-4,-7,-4,-4,-4,-6,0,-8,0,-1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,84,49,53,54,59,19,32,29,378,398,496,502,1453,
1361,954,871,5675,5106,2410,2301,29991,29992]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4.
Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. b3 Nbd7 7. Bb2 Re8 8. c4 c6 9. e3 {LiveBook: 4 Games. E60:
King’s Indian: Unusual lines and Fianchetto Variation without Nc3} (9. Nc3 e5
10. e4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc5 12. Re1 Ng4 13. h3 Ne5 14. Re3 Qb6 15. Nc2 a5 16. Bf1
Be6 17. Rb1 a4 18. b4 Ncd7 19. Na3 Qxb4 20. Bc1 {1/2-1/2 (41) Caruana,F (2816)
-Grischuk,A (2766) Paris 2018}) 9… a6 10. b4 b5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… a5
11. b5 cxb5 12. cxb5 Nb6 13. a4 Bf5 14. Nfd2 d5 15. Nc3 Rc8 16. Qb3 e5 17. dxe5
{1-0 (86) Schlosser,P (2574)-David,A (2605) Luxembourg 2011}) 11. Nfd2 {
The position is equal.} d5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Qb3 e5 14. Nc3 ({But not} 14. Bxd5
$6 cxd5 15. Qxd5 Rb8 $15) 14… Bb7 15. Nxd5 cxd5 16. Bxd5 (16. dxe5 $1 $14
Bxe5 17. Bxe5 Nxe5 18. Nf3) 16… Bxd5 $11 17. Qxd5 Nb6 18. Qxd8 Raxd8 19. Nb3
Na4 20. Rab1 Nxb2 21. Rxb2 exd4 22. exd4 Bxd4 23. Rc2 Bg7 24. Nc5 Rd6 25. Kg2
Bf8 26. Rfc1 h5 27. h4 Bh6 28. Rb1 Rc6 29. Rd1 Rec8 30. Rd7 a5 31. a3 Bf8 {
[%cal Rf8c5]} 32. Rd5 a4 33. Kf3 Rf6+ 34. Kg2 Rfc6 35. Kf3 Be7 36. Ke4 Bf8 (
36… R8c7 {looks sharper.} 37. f4 Kg7 38. Ke3 Rc8 39. Kf3 f5) 37. Kd3 R6c7 38.
f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4][%mdl 32]} Rc6 39. f4 f5 40. Re5 Rd8+ 41. Ke2 Kf7 42. Rd2
Rxd2+ 43. Kxd2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rc8 (43… Bg7 $11 {remains equal.
} 44. Nd3 Rb6) 44. Ne6 {Threatens to win with Ng5+.} Be7 45. Ng5+ $1 Bxg5 $1
46. hxg5 $14 {KR-KR} Rd8+ 47. Ke3 Rb8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (47… Rc8 $11) 48.
Kd4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rd4c5]} Rb7 49. Kc5 Rc7+ (49… Rb8 $142 50. Kc6 Rh8 51. Rxb5
Rc8+ 52. Kd5 Rd8+ 53. Kc4 Rd1 54. Rb7+ Ke6) 50. Kxb5 Rc3 51. Kxa4 Rxg3 52. b5 {
[%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32]} h4 53. b6 h3 54. b7 {Precision: White = 87%,
Black = 46%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.54”]
[White “Usmanov, Vasily”]
[Black “Kovalenko, Igor”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D10”]
[WhiteElo “2450”]
[BlackElo “2657”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 7. e3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
8. h3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:33]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 12. Rac1 {[%emt 0:01:42]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:19]} 13.
a3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:02:35]} 14. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:
03:31]} 15. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 18.
f4 {[%emt 0:01:46]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 19. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} 20. h4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 21. Rfc1 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Rfe8 {[%emt 0:02:08]} 22. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Re7 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 23. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 24. Kh3 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Ree8 {[%emt 0:00:
48]} 25. R1c2 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 26. Rb2 {[%emt 0:01:03]}
Na7 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 27. Rbc2 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 28. Rc7 {
[%emt 0:01:05]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Kxe7 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 30. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 31. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 32. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Nab5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 33. Rc5 {
[%emt 0:01:24]} Nxa3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 35. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kf6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 38. Ra5 {
[%emt 0:00:47]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 40. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 41. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 42. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxh4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 43. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Rxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 45. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. b5 {[%emt 0:00:26]}
Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. b6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 48. Kc1 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 49. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rf1+ {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 50. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf2+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 51. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
h4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 52. b7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. b8=Q {
[%emt 0:00:05]} h2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 55. Qb7+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Qh7 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Kxd4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 57. Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.55”]
[White “Drygalov, Sergey”]
[Black “Jones, Gawain C B”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E65”]
[WhiteElo “2446”]
[BlackElo “2682”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “73”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,73,37,60,8,42,46,47,39,231,43,247,246,244,247,245,245,245,245,246,
239,246,239,245,237,239,184,259,253,285,285,284,279,275,263,400,400,400,393,
5302,5293,29981,29982,29982,29983,29993,29991,29991,29992,29994,29995,29995,
29993,29993,29994]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 c5 6. Nc3 d6
7. O-O Nc6 8. dxc5 dxc5 9. Bf4 Nh5 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Qd2 e5 {LiveBook: 3 Games.
E65: King’s Indian: Fianchetto: 6…c5 7 0-0 without d5 by White} 12. Nd5 (12.
Rad1 $14) 12… Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Rb8 13. Rad1 b5 14. cxb5 Rxb5
15. Nc3 Rb4 16. Ng5 Nf6 17. h3 Qb6 18. b3 Rd8 19. Kh1 {1/2-1/2 (41) Danielsen,
H (2504)-Kristjansson,S (2500) Kopavogur 2012}) 13. Nxd4 exd4 {White is
slightly better.} 14. Bg5 Bf5 $2 {[#]} (14… Be6 $14) 15. a3 $2 (15. e4 $1 $18
{[%cal Re4e5][%mdl 512]} dxe3 (15… Bxe4 16. Bxf6) 16. fxe3) 15… Rc8 $2 {[#]
} (15… Qd6 $14) 16. e4 $1 $18 {[%cal Re4e5][%mdl 512]} dxe3 (16… Bxe4 17.
Bxf6) 17. fxe3 Ne4 18. Bxe4 $1 Qxg5 19. Bxf5 gxf5 {[#]} 20. Rxf5 $1 {[%mdl 512]
} Qd8 (20… Qxf5 21. Ne7+) 21. Raf1 Rc6 22. Qf2 {[%cal Rf5f7]} Qe8 23. b3 b6 (
23… Be5 $142 24. Qe2 Rg6) 24. Qf4 Qe6 25. Qg5 h6 26. Qh5 Rd6 27. a4 Rxd5 (
27… Qe8 $142 28. R1f4 Rg6 29. Rxf7 Rxg3+ 30. hxg3 Rxf7) 28. cxd5 Qxe3+ 29.
Kg2 Qxb3 $2 (29… Qe4+ 30. Qf3 Qe7) 30. Rxf7 Qc2+ 31. Kh3 {White mates.} Rxf7
32. Qxf7+ {KQR-KQB} Kh8 33. d6 Qd3 34. d7 c4 35. Rf4 c3 36. Qe8+ Kh7 37. d8=Q {
Precision: White = 60%, Black = 26%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.56”]
[White “Demchenko, Anton”]
[Black “Sanal, Vahap”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2679”]
[BlackElo “2490”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “127”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,127,16,29,0,16,28,35,0,0,-30,-27,-27,-33,-39,-45,-57,-50,-71,-59,-78,
-42,-70,-59,-90,-13,-6,0,-20,0,0,19,0,12,0,11,-31,-31,-31,-24,-56,-47,-58,-62,
-77,-26,-27,-45,-54,-16,-10,-13,-19,-8,-17,0,0,4,2,0,-13,-13,-14,-16,-30,-36,
-42,-35,-39,0,0,8,8,9,0,5,0,4,0,99,19,19,15,40,42,704,257,227,199,185,45,371,
371,462,438,485,441,640,641,852,818,741,634,659,644,2600,2562,2556,2390,4694,
2829]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bg5
Nbd7 8. Nc3 Qxe2+ 9. Bxe2 Be7 10. O-O-O O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games. C42: Petroff
Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} (10… c6 11. h3 O-O {1/2-1/2 (11)
Abramovic,B (2462)-Antic,D (2457) Kragujevac 2015}) 11. h3 Re8 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 11… a6 12. Nd4 Re8 13. f4 Nf8 14. Bf3 c5 15. Nf5 Bxf5 16. Rde1
Rab8 17. g4 Bd7 18. Re2 {0-1 (44) Maksak,V-Machado,E (1809) Iasi 2013}) 12.
Rde1 a6 {White has an edge.} 13. Bd1 b5 14. Ne2 Bb7 15. Ned4 g6 16. Bd2 c5 17.
Nb3 Bd5 18. Na5 Rac8 ({Weaker is} 18… Bxa2 19. b3 $16) 19. Kb1 Nf8 20. Rhg1
Ne6 21. Ng5 Bf8 (21… Bd8 $17 {Hoping for …Nxg5.} 22. Ne4 Nxe4 23. dxe4 Ba8)
22. Nxe6 fxe6 23. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Ba8 24. g4 Kf7 25. c4 Nd7
26. Ref1 Bg7 27. f5 Bd4 28. Rg3 $1 Kg7 29. cxb5 axb5 30. a4 Rb8 {Threatens to
win with …bxa4.} 31. Bc1 Be5 (31… Rf8 $17 32. axb5 Rxb5) 32. Re3 $1 $11
exf5 33. gxf5 Nb6 {[%cal Bd7b6,Bb6d5,Bd5b4,Bb4d3][%mdl 32]} 34. axb5 Nd5 35.
Ree1 Nb4 36. Re3 Bd5 {And now …Ba2+ would win.} (36… Rxb5 37. f6+ $1 {
[%mdl 512]} Kh8 38. Rxe5 $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]}) 37. Nc4 $1 {[#]} Nxd3 $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 38. Nxe5 (38. Rxd3 Bxc4) 38… Nxe5 39. Be2 gxf5 40. Rxf5 Bf7 {
Strongly threatening …Bg6.} 41. Rf1 Bg6+ 42. Ka2 c4 43. Ra3 Rb7 44. Bd2 Nd3
45. Bc3+ Kh6 46. Bd2+ Kg7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black puts up resistance} 47. Bc3+
Kh6 48. Bf3 Be4 (48… Rxb5 $11 {remains equal.} 49. Bc6 {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} Rxb2+ 50. Bxb2 Nb4+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 51. Ka1 Nc2+ 52. Ka2 Nb4+
{[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 53. Ka1 Nc2+ 54. Ka2 Nb4+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack})
49. Ra6 (49. Bxe4 $16 Rxe4 50. Rf5) 49… Bxf3 50. Rxd6+ Kg5 {aiming for …
Be4.} 51. Rxf3 Re2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (51… Rxb5 $14 52. Ka1 Re2) 52. Rg3+ $2 (
52. Rd5+ Re5 53. Rfxd3 (53. Bxe5 Nb4+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 54. Ka1 Nxd5
$16) 53… Ra7+ 54. Kb1 Rxd5 55. Rxd5+ Kf4 56. Kc2) 52… Kh4 $18 53. Rg4+ Kxh3
{[#]} 54. Rxc4 ({Only move:} 54. Rg5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rd6h6]} Kh4 55. Rg8) 54…
Ne5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({Black should try} 54… Nxb2 $1 $14 55. Bxb2 Rxb5) 55.
Rc5 Ng4 56. Kb3 {White is clearly winning.} Re3 57. Kb4 Kg3 (57… Re4+ $142
58. Ka5 Ra7+ 59. Kb6 Rf7) 58. b6 Nf2 59. Rc7 Rb8 60. Kb5 Ne4 61. Rdc6 {Black
must now prevent Be5+.} Rd3 62. Be5+ Kf3 63. Rf7+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack}
Ke3 64. Bxb8 {Accuracy: White = 43%, Black = 34%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.57”]
[White “Lomasov, Semyon”]
[Black “Esipenko, Andrey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D80”]
[WhiteElo “2553”]
[BlackElo “2593”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “29”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:42]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. bxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. e3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 8. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 9. Nh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxh3
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 10. gxh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 11. Bg3 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:33]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:00:51]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 13. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:02:39]} 14. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:49]}
Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 15. Qd5 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.58”]
[White “Bazeev, German”]
[Black “Grigoriants, Sergey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A48”]
[WhiteElo “2416”]
[BlackElo “2540”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “58”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Qa4+
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:02:40]} 7. e4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 8. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:43]} 9. d5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nb8 {
[%emt 0:01:46]} 10. a4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 11. a5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} N6d7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 13.
O-O {[%emt 0:00:47]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 14. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:02:11]} 15. exd5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Qb3 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 17. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 18. h3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 19. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:47]} 20. a6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 21. Nd4 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 22. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23.
Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nxa6 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 24. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Be2 {
[%emt 0:01:48]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 27. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} 28. Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 29. dxc6 Bf8 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.59”]
[White “Potkin, Vladimir”]
[Black “Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A29”]
[WhiteElo “2597”]
[BlackElo “2555”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “149”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Bg2
{[%emt 0:00:00]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 8. d3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} 10. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 11. Nd2 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 12. Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 13.
a4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 14. Ba3 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Bxa3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 15. Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 16. Rd1 {[%emt 0:
02:47]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. e3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:04:21]} 18.
d4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} e4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 19. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} 20. Raa1 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 21. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:38]}
Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 22. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 24. c5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 25. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Qxc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Bxb1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 27. Qxe7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. Rxb1
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 29. Rb5 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:
57]} 30. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 32. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 33. Bf1 Rb8
34. Ra5 {[%emt 0:02:44]} Nxb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 35. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 36. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 38. a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 39. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 40. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ra7 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 41. a6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 42. Rb3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 43. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 44.
Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 45. Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ng4 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 46. a7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nxe3+ {[%emt 0:01:03]} 47. Kh3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 48. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 49. Rxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 50. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:41]
} Na3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nxc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. d5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. d6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 54. d7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 55. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 56. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nxe3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 57. Kg5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 58. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 59. Kxg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 60. g4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf8
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 61. h4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 62. g5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 63. Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 64.
Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 65. Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nf4+ {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 66. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 67. h5 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 68. h6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69.
Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ne7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 70. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} 71. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 72. Kh5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 73. g6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 74.
Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 75. h7+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.60”]
[White “Abdusattorov, Nodirbek”]
[Black “Salgado Lopez, Ivan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B24”]
[WhiteElo “2546”]
[BlackElo “2629”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bc4 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 6. Bd5
{[%emt 0:00:58]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 7. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 8. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. exd5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:00:38]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 13. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 14. d4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 15. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} h5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 16. c3 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 17. f3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 18.
Nd3 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 19. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:12]} g4 {[%emt 0:
00:39]} 20. f4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 21. a4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} h4
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 22. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 24. g3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:46]}
25. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Kf7 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 27. Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:01]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 28. b3 {[%emt 0:
02:22]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 29. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:31]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 30.
Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rgc8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 31. Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 32. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 33. d5 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 34. Rbd1 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.62”]
[White “Borisenko, Viacheslav”]
[Black “Iljiushenok, Ilia”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2289”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “138”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:00:16]} 5. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. h3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 8. e5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 9. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:40]}
10. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:07]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 13. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
00:54]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 14. dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
15. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:05:44]} 16. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:01:10]} N5c6 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 17. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 18. Bb5 {[%emt 0:
01:43]} Na5 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 19. Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 20.
Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:01:59]} 21. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nxa1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Qxa1 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23. Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:
46]} 25. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 26. Bf4 {[%emt 0:03:49]}
Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 27. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 28. Bxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 29. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:01:
02]} 30. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 31. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:26]}
Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 32. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 33. Rd7 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 34. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 35. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 36. c4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rc8
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. b3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 38. axb5 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
40. b6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 41. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxb6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 42. Bxb6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. Qxc1 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Qxc1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qb2+ {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 45. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxb6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 47. Kxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 48. Ke3
{[%emt 0:00:14]} Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:
00:18]} 50. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 51. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Qb2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 52. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 53. g3 {
[%emt 0:01:16]} Qb7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 55. Rf3+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 56. h4+ {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 57. Rf4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 58. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 59. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 60. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 61. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 62. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 63. Kd3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 64. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 65. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 66. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 67. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 68. Re4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qf3+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.63”]
[White “Novikov, Stanislav”]
[Black “Yakubboev, Nodirbek”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B50”]
[WhiteElo “2540”]
[BlackElo “2556”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “125”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. c3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6
{[%emt 0:00:28]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Bb5+ {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:04:04]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 8.
Bxc6+ {[%emt 0:03:03]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:59]} 10. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 11. e5 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 12. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 13.
Qc2 {[%emt 0:06:25]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:05:10]} 14. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 15. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:43]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. Nh4 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 17. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 18. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:02:51]} exd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 21. Bc1 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 22. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 23. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 24. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Rhc8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 25. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 27. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 28. Rcxc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 30. a4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. Rd7
{[%emt 0:00:35]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 32. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
h5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 35. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. Ra8 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 37. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 38. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. Ra6+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd5
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 40. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} a4 41. Kd3 Rg2 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 42.
Ra5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxg3+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 45. Ke4 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. f5+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 47.
Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 48. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h3 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 49. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 50. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 51. Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kd7 52. Re2 Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
53. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 54. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke8 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 55. Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Re2 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 58.
Re2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 59. Re6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kd7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 60. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 61. Ra2 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 62. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 63.
Ra2 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.65”]
[White “Rashkovsky, Nukhim N”]
[Black “Melkumyan, Hrant”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A00”]
[WhiteElo “2482”]
[BlackElo “2670”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,65,-45,-42,-43,-42,-59,-37,-39,-20,-52,-39,-17,-11,-41,0,-64,-54,-56,
-51,-51,-64,-90,-89,-117,-111,-113,-99,-170,-167,-176,-175,-176,-158,-193,-160,
-145,-121,-293,-295,-294,-274,-305,-296,-545,-544,-545,-545,-532,-521,-643,
-641,-625,-627,-626,-611,-579,-585,-927]} 1. Nc3 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. g3 d5 {
[%cal Bd7d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 4. Bg2 d4 (4… Nf6 5. O-O d4 6. Na4 e5 7. c4 Bd6
8. d3 h6 9. e4 Bg4 10. a3 Nd7 11. Bd2 {0-1 (29) Mestrovic,Z (2327)-Grandelius,
N (2544) Sarajevo 2013}) 5. Nb1 {[%cal Bc3b1,Bb1d2,Bd2e4][%mdl 32]} e5 6. d3 {
A00: Irregular Openings} Bd6 7. Nbd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. c3 Nge7 8. cxd4
exd4 9. O-O O-O 10. Bd2 f5 11. Qb3+ Kh8 {0-1 (28) Sherif,M (1052)-Reksten,D
(1824) Solingen 2011}) 7… Nge7 8. O-O {Black is slightly better.} O-O 9. c3
h6 10. Ne4 Be6 11. a3 a5 12. a4 (12. e3 $11) 12… Rc8 13. Nfd2 b6 14. Nxd6
Qxd6 15. f4 exf4 16. Ne4 Qd8 17. Bxf4 Nd5 18. c4 (18. cxd4 $17 cxd4 19. Rc1)
18… Nxf4 $19 19. gxf4 {f5 would now be nice for White.} Ne7 {[%cal Bc6e7,
Be7f5,Bf5g3][%mdl 32]} 20. Ng3 {next f5 is good for White.} Nf5 21. Qd2 Qd7 22.
Be4 Rfe8 23. Rf2 $2 {[#]} (23. Rf3 $17) 23… Nxg3 $1 24. hxg3 {[#]} Bxc4 $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 25. f5 (25. dxc4 Rxe4) 25… Bd5 26. f6 $2 (26. Rf4 {might work
better.}) 26… Bxe4 {Black is clearly winning.} 27. dxe4 Rxe4 28. fxg7 Qh3 29.
Raf1 Rg4 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 30. Rg2 Rxg3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg3g2]} 31.
Rff2 Rxg2+ 32. Rxg2 Re8 33. Qc2 {Accuracy: White = 33%, Black = 51%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.66”]
[White “Sanikidze, Tornike”]
[Black “Savchenko, Boris”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D85”]
[WhiteElo “2507”]
[BlackElo “2562”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “70”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. e3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 7. f4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]
} 8. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:04:01]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:02:00]} 10. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 11. Bc1 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 12. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:33]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 13.
d5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:05:20]} 14. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxd3 {
[%emt 0:01:52]} 15. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 16. Qc2 {[%emt 0:
00:40]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 17. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 18.
O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 19. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 20. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 21. Bd2 {[%emt 0:
00:59]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 22. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:01:15]}
23. Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nfe4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 24. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd7 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 25. f5 {[%emt 0:02:35]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 26. g4 {[%emt 0:
01:41]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 27. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 28.
Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 29. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} hxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 30. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 31. Qf3 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 32. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33.
Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 34. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 35. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.67”]
[White “Bocharov, Ivan”]
[Black “Belyakov, Bogdan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2563”]
[BlackElo “2459”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “103”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:02:18]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
8. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:01:02]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} 10. c3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 11. Bb5 {[%emt 0:
01:25]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 12. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 13.
Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 14. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:58]} 15. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 17. Nhf5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Be6 {[%emt 0:02:50]} 18. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 19. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxa2 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 20. Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 21. b3 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
Qf8 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:02:22]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23. Rxd8 {
[%emt 0:01:35]} Qxd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 25. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 26. Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:50]}
Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 27. Qxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 28. Bxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 30. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Qa3 {[%emt 0:02:13]} 32. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 33. Qxh6 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 35. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. h4 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 37. h5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 38. Qg5+ {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 40. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rxd4 41. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} 42. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 44. f3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 45. Qh5+ {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 46. Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 47. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 48. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. d5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 51. d6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 52. Qh8# {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.68”]
[White “Najer, Evgeniy”]
[Black “Zakhartsov, Vladimir”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2670”]
[BlackElo “2486”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,95,29,25,22,8,37,1,7,0,23,15,15,14,13,0,33,26,47,31,34,29,25,11,31,
10,23,-66,8,0,14,6,6,0,2,0,27,-50,0,0,0,-14,0,0,0,0,0,-162,25,25,19,-16,0,-75,
0,-35,0,-134,-135,-137,-137,-426,-424,-373,0,-114,-121,-525,0,0,183,185,2019,
2096,1468,448,406,371,542,520,1940,154]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3
cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. Qd3 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3
Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Be6 10. Bb3 b5 11.
Re1 Qc8 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Re2 Qb7 14. Rd2 Rfe8 15. Bxf6 Nxf6 16. Qe2 Rac8 17.
Nd5 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (28) Nisipeanu,L (2674)-Wojtaszek,R (2749) Germany
2018}) 6… e5 7. Nf5 Bxf5 8. exf5 d5 9. Bg5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} d4 10. Ne4
Nbd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… Be7 11. Bxf6 gxf6 12. Be2 Qa5+ 13. Kf1 Nc6 {
1-0 (63) Anton Guijarro,D (2559)-Nikolova,A (2341) Skopje 2014}) 11. Be2 Qa5+
12. Bd2 Qb6 13. O-O Nc5 14. Nxc5 Bxc5 15. b4 Be7 16. Bf3 O-O 17. c4 dxc3 (17…
Bxb4 $2 18. Rfb1 $18) 18. Bxc3 Rad8 19. Qe2 Bd6 20. Rfe1 Rc8 21. Bd2 (21. Qe3
$11 Qxe3 22. Rxe3) 21… h6 (21… e4 $1 $15 22. Bxe4 Rfe8) 22. g3 Rfd8 23. Be3
Qc7 24. a3 e4 25. Bg2 Qd7 26. g4 (26. Bb6 $11 Re8 27. Rad1) 26… Bb8 27. Rad1
Qc7 28. Rxd8+ Rxd8 29. h3 Nd5 30. Bc1 Re8 31. Kf1 $2 (31. Qd1 $11 {and White
is okay.} Rd8 32. Qb3) 31… Qh2 $2 ({Better is} 31… Ba7 $1 $19 32. Bd2 Nf4
33. Bxf4 Qxf4) 32. Qc4 Nf6 33. a4 Bf4 34. Bb2 (34. Bxf4 $11 Qxf4 35. Qc1) 34…
Be5 ({Black should play} 34… e3 $1 $17 {Threatens to win with …Ne4!} 35.
Re2 exf2 36. Rxe8+ Nxe8 37. Kxf2 Be3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 38. Kxe3 Qxg2) 35. Ba3
Bf4 36. b5 (36. Bb2 $11) 36… axb5 $17 37. Qxb5 e3 38. Bc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (
38. Re2 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 38… Re5 $19 39. fxe3 h5 $2 ({Black should try
} 39… Ne4 $19 40. Bxe4 Rxe4) 40. Re2 (40. Bd6 $11 {keeps the balance.} Bxe3
41. Bxe5 Qg1+ 42. Ke2 Qf2+ 43. Kd3 Qd2+ 44. Kc4 Qxe1 45. Bxf6 gxf6 46. Bd5 (46.
Qe8+ Kg7 $17) 46… Qc1+ 47. Kb3 Qd1+ 48. Kb4 Qd4+ 49. Kb3 Qd1+ 50. Kb4 Qe1+
51. Kb3 Qd1+) 40… hxg4 41. Qc4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41. Bxb7 $17 {nothing else
works.} Qg3 42. Rg2) 41… Rxf5 $2 (41… Nh5 $19 42. Ke1 Ng3) 42. Rf2 $36 {
[%mdl 2112] Pin. White has some pressure.} Rxc5 $2 (42… Nh5 $11 43. exf4 gxh3
44. Bxb7 {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} Ng3+ 45. Ke1 Qg1+ 46. Kd2 h2) 43. Qxc5
$18 Bg3 $2 (43… Bd6 44. Qg5 (44. Qc8+ Bf8 $16) 44… Be7) 44. Qc8+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} Kh7 {[#]} 45. Qf5+ (45. Be4+ $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxe4 46. Rxh2
Bxh2 47. hxg4) 45… Kh6 46. hxg4 Nh7 (46… Nxg4 $142 47. Qxg4 Bxf2) 47. Rb2
Bd6 {[#]} (47… Ng5 $142 48. Qc8 g6 49. Qh8+ (49. Qxb7 Be5 $18) 49… Nh7 50.
Rxb7 Be5 51. g5+ Kxg5) 48. Qh5+ $2 {Accuracy: White = 30%, Black = 26%.} (48.
Be4 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512] is the precise move to win.} Qh3+ 49. Rg2 Qxg2+ 50. Bxg2
) 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.69”]
[White “Ponkratov, Pavel”]
[Black “Teterev, Vitaly”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2630”]
[BlackElo “2486”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “152”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:30]
} 8. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. a3 {[%emt 0:02:33]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 10. O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:24]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. Qg3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 13. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 14. c3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
d5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 15. Qxc7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. f3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 18. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 19. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:48]}
dxe4 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 20. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 21. f5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 22. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:24]
} 23. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 24. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 25. Bg5 {[%emt 0:02:06]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 26. Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:01:33]} Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:
01:24]} 28. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 29. Rfxf5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 30. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31.
Re5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 32. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Bd6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. Re3 {[%emt 0:01:56]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 34. Kb3 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} h4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 35. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 36.
g3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 37. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 38. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 39. Kd3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 40. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 41.
b3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 42. b4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 43. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 44. Rf3 {[%emt 0:01:07]}
Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 45. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 46. Rf3 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 48. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 49. c4+ {[%emt 0:00:13]}
bxc4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 51. Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:57]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 52. Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 53. Ra5+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 54. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 55. Rc5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 56. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 57. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 58. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 59. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rg5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 60. Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rg6+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 61. Ke5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 62. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 63. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 64. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd3
65. b5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 66. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd3+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 68. Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 69. Nd6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} 70. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 71. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 72. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 73. Ra4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 74. b6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 75. Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 76. b7 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rc4+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.70”]
[White “Kobo, Ori”]
[Black “Khismatullin, Denis”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E19”]
[WhiteElo “2494”]
[BlackElo “2621”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. b3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:11]
} 8. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. d4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} cxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} 10. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 11. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:02:00]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 12. a3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:27]
} 13. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:07]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 15. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 16. Nd4 {
[%emt 0:01:31]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 17. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb7+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 18. f3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 19. e4 {[%emt 0:02:11]}
Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 20. Na2 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Nxa2 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 21. Rxa2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:02:00]} Nxb3 {[%emt 0:
01:18]} 23. Nxb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Qc3 {[%emt 0:02:03]
} Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 25. Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:02:47]} 26. Ra7
{[%emt 0:00:13]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 27. Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 28. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rdc8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 29. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f6
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. h4 {[%emt 0:01:22]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 31. exd5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. c5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33.
Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 34. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd8 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 35. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rcd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} R6d7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 37. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 38. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rbd8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 39. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 40. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rbd8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.71”]
[White “Adly, Ahmed”]
[Black “Carlsson, Pontus”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A30”]
[WhiteElo “2626”]
[BlackElo “2463”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “57”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O e6 6. Nc3 Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4
O-O 9. Rd1 Nc6 10. Qf4 Qb8 11. Qh4 d6 12. g4 Ne4 13. Ng5 Bxg5 14. Bxg5 Nxc3 15.
bxc3 Ne5 16. e4 f6 17. Bc1 Nxc4 18. g5 Qc7 19. Rd3 fxg5 20. Bxg5 Rf7 21. Rh3 g6
22. f4 Qc5+ 23. Kh1 Ne3 24. Bf3 d5 25. f5 exf5 26. Bxe3 Qxe3 27. exf5 Qxc3 28.
Rg1 Qg7 29. fxg6 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.72”]
[White “Antipov, Mikhail Al.”]
[Black “Apryshko, Gleb”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2589”]
[BlackElo “2385”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:02:13]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. g4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 6. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. h4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 8. gxh5 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 10. Bg5 {[%emt 0:03:09]} Rxg5 {[%emt 0:03:41]} 11. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 12. Kf1 {[%emt 0:01:15]} exd4 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 13. Nxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 14. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qc4+ {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 15. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 16. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 17. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 18. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 19. a4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 20. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 21. Qxe7+ {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Kxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. e5 {[%emt 0:02:18]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 23. Kxg2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 24. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 25. exd6+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} cxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 26. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 27. Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 28.
Rf3+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 29. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg5+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 30. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 31. Rb7 {[%emt 0:
02:30]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 32. f4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 33.
Rd3 {[%emt 0:02:23]} Na3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 34. Ne6+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Rb8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 36. Ng5+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 37. Nxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 39. Rh8+ {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 40. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd2+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 41. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.73”]
[White “Hirneise, Tobias”]
[Black “Vallejo Pons, Francisco”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C70”]
[WhiteElo “2464”]
[BlackElo “2695”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “103”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,103,35,25,27,61,0,6,0,6,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-13,-6,-8,-4,0,0,0,0,15,
14,12,5,29,35,93,46,43,0,0,-13,-17,-45,237,231,333,325,327,320,300,314,311,306,
296,239,246,235,209,215,206,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 Na5 6. d4
exd4 7. Qxd4 Bb7 {LiveBook: 9 Games. C70: Ruy Lopez: 3…a6 4 Ba4, Norwegian
and Delayed Schliemann} 8. Nc3 (8. O-O d6 9. e5 c5 10. Qe3 d5 11. c3 Nxb3 12.
axb3 Ne7 13. b4 d4 14. Qf4 Ng6 15. Qg3 dxc3 16. bxc5 cxb2 17. Bxb2 Bxc5 {
0-1 (28) Mista,A (2595)-Vallejo Pons,F (2714) Germany 2017}) 8… d6 {Strongly
threatening …c5.} 9. Qd3 $146 ({White should play} 9. Bg5 $14 f6 10. Bxg8) ({
Predecessor:} 9. Bg5 Qd7 10. a4 c5 11. Qd2 c4 12. axb5 axb5 13. Nd5 cxb3 14.
Rxa5 Bxd5 15. exd5 Rxa5 16. Qxa5 {1/2-1/2 (39) Prithu,G (2155)-Rajkovic,M
(2308) Veliko Gradiste 2017}) 9… Be7 10. O-O Nf6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Bf4 Re8 13.
Rad1 Nxb3 14. axb3 Bf8 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bh4 g5 17. Bg3 b4 18. Nd5 Nxd5 19. exd5
Qf6 20. Qc4 Rxe1+ 21. Nxe1 {[%cal Bf3e1,Be1d3,Bd3f4][%mdl 32]} Re8 22. Qxb4 Ba8
({Better is} 22… Qe7 $14) 23. Qa4 Qe7 {( -> …Qxe1+)} 24. Nd3 Qe2 25. Rf1
Bxd5 26. h4 {[%mdl 64] Overworked Piece} gxh4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (26… Re7 $15 {
stays ahead.} 27. Rc1 f5) 27. Nf4 $18 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Qe5 (27… Re4
$142 28. Nxe2 Rxa4) 28. Nxd5 hxg3 {[#]} 29. Qxe8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxf2+ (29…
Qxe8 30. Nf6+) 30. Rxf2 Qxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} 31. Rf3 Qd4+ 32. Kh2
Qh4+ {[#]} 33. Rh3 $1 {[%cal Rh3h4]} Qf4+ 34. Rg3+ Kh7 35. Qxf8 $2 ({White
should try} 35. Qe3 $18 Qe5 36. Qf3) 35… Qh4+ $11 {The position is equal.}
36. Rh3 Qf4+ 37. Kg1 Qc1+ 38. Kf2 Qd2+ $1 39. Kf3 Qd5+ 40. Ke3 {[%csl Gf8]
[%cal Rh3h6]} Qc5+ 41. Kd2 $1 {[%csl Gf8][%cal Rh3h6]} Qf2+ $1 42. Kc3 {
[%csl Gf8][%cal Rh3h6]} Qc5+ 43. Kd3 {[%csl Gf8][%cal Rh3h6]} Qd5+ 44. Ke3 {
[%csl Gf8][%cal Rh3h6]} Qc5+ 45. Kf3 {[%csl Gf8][%cal Rh3h6]} Qf5+ 46. Kg3 {
[%csl Gf8][%cal Rh3h6]} Qg5+ $1 47. Kf2 Qd2+ $1 48. Kg1 Qc1+ 49. Kh2 {
Intending Rf3 and mate.} Qf4+ 50. Rg3 {[%csl Gg3][%cal Rf8g8]} Qh4+ 51. Rh3
Qf4+ 52. Rg3 {Accuracy: White = 56%, Black = 49%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.74”]
[White “Van Foreest, Jorden”]
[Black “Kovalev, Vladislav”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2614”]
[BlackElo “2683”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,92,27,27,25,29,35,27,33,22,91,85,89,68,75,29,8,0,0,-62,0,0,0,0,169,
116,223,217,264,266,244,0,244,0,246,246,416,429,504,518,519,464,494,358,337,0,
519,476,502,491,489,469,540,339,489,514,489,478,468,519,494,504,518,481,667,
658,653,627,727,736,745,747,721,750,743,728,683]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4
Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 d6 6. O-O a6 7. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main
lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Ba7 8. Re1 h6 (8… Ng4 9. Re2 Qf6 10. Nbd2 g5 11.
Qe1 Rg8 12. Nf1 h5 13. Qd2 Be6 14. Bd5 Bxd5 15. exd5 {0-1 (29) Amin,B (2709)
-Adhiban,B (2682) Zagreb 2018}) 9. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} O-O
10. Nf1 {LiveBook: 15 Games} Ng4 11. Re2 Be6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Ne7 12.
h3 Nf6 13. Ng3 Ng6 14. Bb3 Re8 {1-0 (50) Lagunow,R (2353)-Bracker,F (2392)
Germany 2017}) 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. h3 Rxf3 (13… Nf6 $1 $11) 14. gxf3 $16 Nf6
15. Ng3 Nh7 16. Kg2 Qf6 17. Be3 Rf8 18. Bxa7 ({White should try} 18. Qb3 $11)
18… Qxf3+ (18… Nxa7 $15 19. Re3 Nc6) 19. Kh2 $1 $11 {Black must now
prevent Be3.} Nxa7 20. Qb3 $36 {[%mdl 2112] Double Attack. White is more
active.} h5 $2 (20… Qf6 $11) 21. Qxe6+ $18 Kh8 (21… Rf7 $16) 22. Qg6 $1 Rf6
23. Qe8+ Rf8 24. Qg6 Rf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6g6]} 25. Qe8+ Rf8 $1 {[%cal Rf8e8]} 26.
Qxh5 Qxd3 $2 (26… Qxh5 {was necessary.} 27. Nxh5 g6) 27. Nf5 g6 28. Qxg6 {
[%csl Gf5][%cal Rg6g7]} Rg8 29. Qh5 {Ne7 is the strong threat.} Rg5 30. Qe8+
Rg8 {[#]} 31. Qh5 (31. Qf7 $142 $1 {Intending Rg1 and mate.} Qxh3+ {[%mdl 64]
Decoy} 32. Kxh3 Ng5+ 33. Kg4 Nxf7+ 34. Kf3) 31… Rg5 {[#]} 32. Re3 $1 Rxh5 33.
Rxd3 Nf6 34. Re1 Nc6 35. Kg2 Nd8 (35… Rh7 $142 36. h4 Ne7 37. Nxe7 Rxe7) 36.
Nxd6 {White is clearly winning.} Ne6 {aiming for …Nf4+.} 37. Rf3 Nf4+ {[#]}
38. Rxf4 $1 exf4 39. Nxb7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Kg7 40. Nd8 Rh4 41.
Ne6+ Kf7 42. Nxc7 Nh7 43. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32]} Ke7 44. e6 Nf6 45.
Nxa6 f3+ 46. Kxf3 Rxh3+ {Accuracy: White = 59%, Black = 46%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.76”]
[White “Teske, Henrik”]
[Black “Tissir, Mohamed”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B50”]
[WhiteElo “2483”]
[BlackElo “2387”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:01:46]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} dxe5
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 5. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. d4 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 7. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 8.
Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} b5 {[%emt 0:05:11]} 9. Nd6+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bxd6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 12. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 13. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. f3 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]} 15. a4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 16. Nxa4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 17. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} N7b6 {[%emt 0:01:
54]} 18. Nxb6+ {[%emt 0:01:09]} Nxb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:28]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 20. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 21. Rhd1 Rc8
22. Bd6+ {[%emt 0:02:00]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. R1d2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rc6 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 24. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 25. Bg3 Rhc8 26.
Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Ka8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. b3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} g5 {[%emt 0:
01:57]} 28. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 29. h4 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 30. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 31. Ra4 {
[%emt 0:01:34]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 32. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 34. c4 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 35. Re5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 38. Bxf3 Rb6 39. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 40. Bxb6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 41. Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 42. Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 43. Ka3 Kb7 44. Bc3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 45. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 46. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 47. Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kc7
{[%emt 0:00:36]} 48. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 49. Rxe6+ {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 50. Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.77”]
[White “Hirneise, Jens”]
[Black “Tari, Aryan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C70”]
[WhiteElo “2371”]
[BlackElo “2620”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “138”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 8. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nge7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 9. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bb7
{[%emt 0:00:21]} 10. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Bd5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 12. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 13. Qxd8+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 15. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 17. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 18. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:48]} Rhd8 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 19. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 20. Kc2 {[%emt 0:03:30]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 21. Rg1 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 22. Nb3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 23. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 24. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} c5
{[%emt 0:02:32]} 25. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. b3 {[%emt 0:
00:59]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 27. bxc4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
28. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 29. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:01:57]} 30. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 31. Bd4 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 33.
Rgb1 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Rad5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 34. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ke6 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} 35. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} R8d7 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 36. Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 38. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. f3 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 41. Kb1 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb5+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 42. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 43. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 44. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bd6
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 45. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ba3+ {[%emt 0:00:51]} 46. Kc2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rb5+ {[%emt 0:00:
41]} 48. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd5
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 50. Rxb5+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Nf6+ {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 52. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 53. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 54. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} g4
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 55. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 56. fxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 58. Ng3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 59. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c5
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 60. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 61. Kc2 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 62. Nd2+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 63.
h3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 64. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} 65. cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 66. Nxg3 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 67. Nf5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 68. g4
{[%emt 0:00:12]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 69. Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:
35]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.78”]
[White “Gasanov, Eldar”]
[Black “Bilguun, Sumiya”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A13”]
[WhiteElo “2499”]
[BlackElo “2497”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. b3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b6 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} 5. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} O-O 7. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} exd5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 8. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 9. Qc2 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 10. d4 {
[%emt 0:01:27]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 11. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:02:
03]} 12. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:03:14]} 13. O-O {[%emt 0:04:07]} Qg5
{[%emt 0:02:31]} 14. f4 {[%emt 0:02:32]} Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 15. Rce1 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 16. h3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:
32]} 17. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nxf1 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 18. Nxf1 {[%emt 0:00:37]}
Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 19. e4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 20. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 21. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 22. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 23. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 24. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 25. Rh2 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} Qxh2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Kxh2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 27. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 28. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Re7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 29. Nxf7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 30. Ne5+ {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 31. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 32. Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Re2+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 33. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:07]
} h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Nfd2 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bg1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 35. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 37. Qf5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Nxg1 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.79”]
[White “Pershin, Denis”]
[Black “Gabrielian, Artur”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B68”]
[WhiteElo “2400”]
[BlackElo “2499”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “94”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8.
O-O-O Bd7 9. f4 Be7 10. Nf3 b5 11. e5 b4 12. exf6 bxc3 13. Qxc3 gxf6 14. Bh4 a5
15. a3 Rc8 16. Qe3 Qc7 17. Bd3 a4 18. Nd4 Na5 19. Nb5 Qc5 20. Qxc5 Rxc5 21. Nc3
f5 22. Bf2 Rc8 23. Rhe1 Nc4 24. Be2 Rg8 25. Bxc4 Rxc4 26. g3 h5 27. Rd4 Rxd4
28. Bxd4 h4 29. Re3 Bc6 30. b3 e5 31. Bb6 exf4 32. gxf4 Rg1+ 33. Kb2 Rg2 34.
bxa4 Rxh2 35. a5 Kd7 36. a6 Bf6 37. Kb3 Rg2 38. a7 Rg8 39. a4 Bg2 40. Rd3 h3
41. Bg1 Ba8 42. Nd5 Bd8 43. Bh2 Rg2 44. Bg3 Rxg3 45. Rxg3 h2 46. Rh3 Bxd5+ 47.
c4 h1=Q 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.80”]
[White “Yilmaz, Mustafa”]
[Black “Kabanov, Nikolai”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E94”]
[WhiteElo “2636”]
[BlackElo “2450”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “76”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. e4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 9. dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} dxe5
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 10. Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 11. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 12. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:44]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 13. c5 {[%emt 0:03:39]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 14. b4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a5 {
[%emt 0:00:47]} 15. a3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. axb4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Qxa1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 18. Qb1 {[%emt 0:01:59]} f4 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 19. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} 20. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 21. Nb2 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 22. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 23.
Nd6 {[%emt 0:02:57]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf8 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} 25. h4 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. Qb2 {[%emt 0:
00:39]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 27. b5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 28.
Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:04:00]} 29. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} fxg3 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 30. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 31. Qb3 {
[%emt 0:01:37]} cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 32. Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 33. Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 34. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 36. Rb6 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. Rxb7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 38. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.81”]
[White “Perdomo, Carlos Andres”]
[Black “Goganov, Aleksey”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2301”]
[BlackElo “2612”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “70”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nd7
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 5. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. c4 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. h3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 8. O-O
{[%emt 0:00:44]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 10. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 11. a3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} h6 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 12. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 13. dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 14. g4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 15. f4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} f6 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 16. f5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Bf7 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} 17. cxd5 {[%emt 0:02:45]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 18. exf6 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 19. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} 20. fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 21. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:13]
} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 22. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 23. Qd3 {
[%emt 0:01:40]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 24. Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 25. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 26. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:56]}
Be4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 27. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 28. g5 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 29. h4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:
58]} 30. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 31. g6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxd4
{[%emt 0:00:31]} 32. gxh7+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 34. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 35. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.82”]
[White “Hakobyan, Aram”]
[Black “Fakhrutdinov, Timur”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2545”]
[BlackElo “2481”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nbd7 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 11. b3 {[%emt 0:
00:53]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 12. h3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:23]} 13.
Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 14. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Nc5 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 15. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 16. Rac1 {
[%emt 0:01:14]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 17. Bb1 {[%emt 0:01:40]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:
59]} 18. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 19. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 20. e4 {[%emt 0:02:14]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 21. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:02:15]} Qxf3 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 22. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:
01:18]} 23. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 24. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:41]
} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Rxc1+ {[%emt 0:00:49]} 26. Bxc1
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 27. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 28. Kf1 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ne5
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 30. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 31. Nxb7 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Nb2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 33. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 34. Nb7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Bb6
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 35. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. Kxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} Bxf2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 37. Nxa5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 38. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 39. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
exf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 41. a5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 42. Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:36]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 43. a6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 44. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bf2
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 46. Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 47. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.83”]
[White “Sychev, Klementy”]
[Black “Pogosyan, Stefan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C84”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2365”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. d3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 9. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. Bd2 {[%emt 0:02:01]} b4 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 11. a5 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:01]} 12. Bg5 {[%emt 0:05:43]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 13.
dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:03:06]} 14. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} 15. Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:04:23]} 17. Re1 {[%emt 0:03:34]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:
21]} 18. Nd3 {[%emt 0:02:44]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 19. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} b3
{[%emt 0:00:51]} 20. cxb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Na3 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} Nxa3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 22. Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 23. Nxa6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 24. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. h3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 26. Re5 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 27. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 28. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf8
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 30. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Be2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 32. a6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 33. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. axb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 38. c6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Na5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 40. g4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 41. Rb5 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. h4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 43. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd6
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 45. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 46. Rd4+ {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 47. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 48. g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 49. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5
{[%emt 0:00:41]} 50. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 51. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 53.
f5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.84”]
[White “Vorotnikov, Vladislav V”]
[Black “Rechlis, Gad”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A46”]
[WhiteElo “2417”]
[BlackElo “2521”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “141”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 5. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 6. Ne5
{[%emt 0:00:18]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 7. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 8. f4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 9. e4 {[%emt 0:04:16]} Nc5 {
[%emt 0:01:43]} 10. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 11. exd5 {[%emt 0:
01:01]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. b4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 13.
Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Na4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 14. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} a5 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 15. a3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 16. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:18]} 17. O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 18. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 19. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 20. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 21. Qf2 {[%emt 0:03:55]} g6
{[%emt 0:01:02]} 22. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 23. Qxf3 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 24. Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} axb4 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 25. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 26. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:
20]} Bc5+ {[%emt 0:01:52]} 27. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxe3+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} 28.
Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rxa8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. g3 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Ra1+ {[%emt 0:00:54]} 31. Kg2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 33.
Ra2 Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 34. Ra8+ {[%emt 0:00:55]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35.
Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 36. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} c3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 37. Nxf7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} c2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 38. Ng5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Nxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Nc7+ {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 41. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 42. Kxg1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c1=Q+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Qd2+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 44. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 45.
Rxh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 46. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf8 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 47. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 48. Ra7 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 49. g4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 50.
Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qd4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 53. Ra7 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 54. h4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 55.
Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 56. f5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} gxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 57. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 58. e6 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 59. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:11]}
60. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 61. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qb4 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 62. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 63. Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 64. Rf7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 65. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg3 66. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qg4+ {[%emt 0:00:31]
} 67. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qg3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 68. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qg5 {
[%emt 0:00:40]} 69. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 70. Rd7 Kf8 71.
Ke2 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.85”]
[White “Chen, Qi b”]
[Black “Zablotsky, Sergei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C41”]
[WhiteElo “2437”]
[BlackElo “2511”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} 8. a4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. Bb3 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 12. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 13.
Bh2 {[%emt 0:01:39]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 14. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rad8 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} 15. f4 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Qf3 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 17. Re3 {[%emt 0:03:17]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 18.
Nde2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 19. Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 20. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:13]
} Qa7 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 22. Nd4 {[%emt 0:02:49]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 23. Bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 24. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 25. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 26. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:37]}
Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 27. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:03:48]} 28. Qxh5 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:
02]} 30. e5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 31. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ne8
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 32. e6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 33. f5 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 34. fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 35.
Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 37. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 38. Rb5 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 39. Nxe7+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bxe7 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 40. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 42. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Ng3+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 43. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 44. c4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bc5+ {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 45. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 46. Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bd6
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 47. Rba8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.87”]
[White “Shubin, Kirill”]
[Black “Popov, Valerij”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C10”]
[WhiteElo “2334”]
[BlackElo “2532”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. f4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 6. Nb5 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 8.
Nbxd4 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 10. Nb3 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Bf2+ {[%emt 0:00:38]} 11. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Bg1 {[%emt 0:01:
20]} 13. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 14. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bf2
{[%emt 0:00:40]} 15. a5 {[%emt 0:02:33]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Qxf2 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. b3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:
59]} 18. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Qc7
{[%emt 0:01:02]} 20. Qxc7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Ba3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 22. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 23. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 24. a6 {[%emt 0:00:40]}
bxa6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 25. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. exf6 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. fxg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 28. Rha1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. g3 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
h5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Rxa6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. f5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:01:
10]} 33. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:59]}
Rxg3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 35. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rg2+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 36. Kd3 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 37. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rg2+ {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 38. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.88”]
[White “Geller, Jakov”]
[Black “Dubrovin, Robert”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C18”]
[WhiteElo “2518”]
[BlackElo “2220”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “114”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne7
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. a3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. bxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Nbc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} f5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 10. exf6 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Qh5 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} g6 {[%emt 0:02:19]} 12. Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 13. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 14. Qxd8+ {[%emt 0:01:49]}
Nxd8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 15. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 16. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 17. O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:16]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:
00:45]} 18. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 19. Kb2 {[%emt 0:01:40]}
Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 20. Nh4 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 21. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:55]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 22. h4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} d4 {[%emt 0:01:25]
} 23. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
exd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 25. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nxg5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 26. hxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 27. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:01:
23]} 28. Rxf7 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Kxf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 30. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 32. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} axb6 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 33. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Kxd4 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 35. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 36. Kd3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 37. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:28]
} 38. a4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rh5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 39. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ke6 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} 40. a5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxa5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 41. Rxh3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 42. Rf3+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 43. Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 44. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} g5
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 45. c4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 46. Re3 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 47. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 48.
Re2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 49. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ra8 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 50. c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 51. Ke5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 53.
c6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 54. Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kxf2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 55. Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 56. Kf5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 57. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.89”]
[White “Vaisser, Anatoli”]
[Black “Tang, Andrew”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D31”]
[WhiteElo “2505”]
[BlackElo “2487”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “76”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. e3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. g4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. h3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 10. g5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 11. Bd3 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. g6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 13.
Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne7 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 15. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Nh4 {
[%emt 0:00:47]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:49]} 17. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxh3 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} 18. Rxh3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qxh3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 19. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:11]
} Nxg6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 20. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 21. Nf5
{[%emt 0:00:47]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 22. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 23. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rdg8 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 24. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:57]}
Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 25. Nfxh5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 26. Bh7 {
[%emt 0:01:48]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 27. Bf5 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 28. Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 29. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 30. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Qxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 32. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:01:
25]} 33. Re2 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Qc4+ {[%emt 0:00:33]} 34. Qc2 {[%emt 0:01:23]}
Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 35. Bf3 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:01:23]} 36. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Kc1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 38. Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.90”]
[White “Baron, Tal”]
[Black “Danielyan, Vahe”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2220”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “137”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 4. dxc5 {[%emt 0:
01:34]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 5. e4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:15]} 6. a3
{[%emt 0:00:31]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 7. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:
51]} 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:12]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. e5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:38]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:25]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
13. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 14. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxe5 {
[%emt 0:02:22]} 15. f4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 16. Qc3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 17. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 18.
Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 20. Qh3 {[%emt 0:02:15]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 21. Bf6+ {[%emt 0:
00:12]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 22. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:01:32]}
23. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rfc8 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} 25. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 26. Nxh5+ {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 28. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd3+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} 29. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Nh3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. Nxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 32. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 33. Rdf2 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 34. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f6
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 35. Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. Nxf8 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 38. h4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Kc1 {[%emt 0:00:50]}
e3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 40. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 41. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 42. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 43. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 44. Rb5+ {[%emt 0:00:22]}
Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 45. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 46. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 47. Rbxe3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 48. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
f5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 50. Rg6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 53. b5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rxc4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 54. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 55. b6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 56. Kc3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 57. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 58. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kxg3 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 59. h5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} f4
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 60. h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc5+ {[%emt 0:00:26]} 61. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 62. h7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 63. b7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 64. Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxh7
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 65. b8=Q+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 66. Rh8 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxh8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 67. Qxh8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 68. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} f2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69. Qb2 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.91”]
[White “Yeritsyan, Aram”]
[Black “Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B41”]
[WhiteElo “2372”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “61”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:41]} 9. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 10. f3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 12. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} e5 {[%emt 0:05:19]} 13.
Be2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:01:01]} Rfc8 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 15. b3 {[%emt 0:03:30]} b5 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 16. cxb5 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
18. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Qb4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Qc8 {
[%emt 0:02:07]} 20. Ne1 {[%emt 0:01:39]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:57]} 21. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
00:57]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23.
f4 {[%emt 0:02:26]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 24. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 25. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Qe7 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 27. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 28. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:01:13]}
Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 30. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Qg5+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.92”]
[White “Zhigalko, Andrey”]
[Black “Gurvich, Vitaly”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B13”]
[WhiteElo “2545”]
[BlackElo “2270”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “101”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. Bg5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 7. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 9. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ng4 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 10. h3 {[%emt 0:09:40]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 11. Qd2 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:07:02]} 12. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 13.
Be3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 14. g4 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:
00:58]} 15. Ng3 {[%emt 0:02:24]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 16. b3 {[%emt 0:01:52]}
b5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 17. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 18. Rc2 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:42]} 19. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 20. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 21. O-O {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 22. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 23. Qa5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 24. Qxa6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 25. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Qxa7 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 27. c5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 28. Qb6
{[%emt 0:00:05]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 30. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 31. Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 32. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 33. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 35. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. c6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bd4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Bxh6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 38. Bxf1 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} gxh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 40. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 41. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 42. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 43. Qg3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} e3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 44. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 45. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Re8
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 48. Qf5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re7 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 50. Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.93”]
[White “Anisimov, Pavel”]
[Black “Mamatov, Melis”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D00”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2223”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 5. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 7. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} 10. f4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 11. Bh4 {[%emt 0:
01:11]} Be7 {[%emt 0:02:55]} 12. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
13. h4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 14. Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} 15. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:03:30]} 16. exd4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 17. Qh3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 18. h5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 19. Ndf3 {[%emt 0:03:22]} h6 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} 20. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 21. Nxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 23. h6+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. O-O {[%emt 0:00:13]}
g4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 25. Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Qh5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 27. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 28. Qxf7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qh7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 30. Qxh7+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kxh7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rce8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 32. Rfe2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Nd8 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 33. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kxh6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 35. Rh3+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 36. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 37. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} exf5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 39. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:59]}
Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 41. Rg6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 43. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ng7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 44. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} a5
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 45. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. Rxa5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 47. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 48. Ng6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.94”]
[White “Makoveev, Ilya”]
[Black “Nozdrachev, Vladislav”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2257”]
[BlackElo “2486”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 6. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. c3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
8. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:13]} g5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:43]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. N3d2 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 12. Ne3 {[%emt 0:01:08]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 13.
Ndf1 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 14. Kh1 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:01:41]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:02:08]} 16. Nxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. Nce3 {[%emt 0:02:55]} gxf2 {[%emt 0:01:
24]} 18. Qxf2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. Qf3 {[%emt 0:02:39]}
Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:12]} Rxg2 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 21. Nfe3 {
[%emt 0:01:06]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 22. Nxf4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} exf4 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 23. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Bxe3 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 25. Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 26. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 27. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 28. h3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 29. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 30. d5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Rdg8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 32. Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qxa4 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 33. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 34. b3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Rhe2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Bh2 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 38. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 39. Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 41. Qf1 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxh3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 42. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 43. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 45. Qxc1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxd5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.95”]
[White “Oganian, Miran”]
[Black “Nihal Sarin”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A01”]
[WhiteElo “2423”]
[BlackElo “2576”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. b3 {[%emt 0:02:33]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 2. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. c4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
8. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. d3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:02:00]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 11. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 13.
Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} b6 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 14. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} h6 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} 15. g3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 16. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Qd7 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 17. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 18. Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 19. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 20. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 21. Re2 {[%emt 0:01:39]}
Bc5 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:32]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 23. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:01:52]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 24. Ng2 {[%emt 0:01:21]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:21]
} 25. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 26. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qh3
{[%emt 0:00:47]} 27. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 28. Qf1 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 29. b4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 30. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
dxe3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 33. Qg2 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 35. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 36. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 38. Qf1 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Red8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 40. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Qc4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]
} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.96”]
[White “Masrahi, Abdulrahman A”]
[Black “Petrov, Nikita”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “1903”]
[BlackElo “2593”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 2. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Ngf3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 10. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Bh4 {[%emt 0:
00:30]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:03:04]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:01:59]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 13.
Nef3 {[%emt 0:02:21]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bc7 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. Rae1 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 17. Nh4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} Nfd6 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} 18. Nhf3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 19. Bb1 {[%emt 0:01:16]}
Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 20. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 21. a3 {
[%emt 0:01:16]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. Bh4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:10]
} 23. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. c4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Nf5 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 25. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 26. Ra1 {[%emt 0:
00:40]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 27. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 28.
g4 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Nfd6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 29. Rfa1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 30. R6a2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxd2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 31. Nxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} 33. Qxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:18]
} Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 35. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. d5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Kxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 39. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
g6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 40. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Qa4 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} b3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 42. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 43. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. f5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qf4+
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.97”]
[White “Gordievsky, Dmitry”]
[Black “Gaifullin, Artur”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D05”]
[WhiteElo “2614”]
[BlackElo “2448”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “96”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. b3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 7. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]
} 8. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 9. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxa3 {
[%emt 0:02:02]} 10. Nxa3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. Nb5 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 12. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 13. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 14. Ne2 {[%emt 0:04:29]} Rac8
{[%emt 0:01:00]} 15. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Qe2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 17. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18.
Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Nfe4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 19. f3 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Nxg3 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 20. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 21. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 22. Bb1 {[%emt 0:03:29]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:
39]} 23. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 24. f4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Re7
{[%emt 0:01:06]} 25. Kg1 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:02:19]} 26. Bxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 27. Rxc8+ {[%emt 0:00:49]} Bxc8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 29. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
a5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 30. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 31. Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} hxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:34]} 32. Kxg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 33. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
d4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 35. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 36. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} gxf4+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 37. exf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} 38. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Rxe1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 40. Qxe1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 41. Qf2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 42. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qh7+ {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 43. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 45. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qh7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qh7+ {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 48. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.98”]
[White “khayat, Abdullah F”]
[Black “Vastrukhin, Oleg”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “1723”]
[BlackElo “2413”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6.
Qxd8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kxd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} c6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 8. e4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 10. b3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 12. Bxh6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nxh6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 13. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 14. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 15. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 16. Rad1 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 17. h3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rhd8 {[%emt 0:00:
49]} 18. Ne1 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 19. Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
h5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 20. f3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 21. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:56]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 22. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nh8 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 23. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 24. Ng2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bd7
{[%emt 0:01:13]} 25. Ke3 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. Na4 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 27. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Nf8 28. Ne1 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Nfe6 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 29. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:
56]} 30. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Nd5+ {[%emt 0:01:55]}
Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 33. Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 34. Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 35. a4 {[%emt 0:01:35]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 36. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 37. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 38. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 40. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 41. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
b3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 42. Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 43. d6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kxa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. d7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 45. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} a4
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. Kc1 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 49. Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} a2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.99”]
[White “Vlassov, Nikolai”]
[Black “Al Thebaiti, Ahmed M”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A00”]
[WhiteElo “2401”]
[BlackElo “1976”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “120”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. g4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 2. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} 3. h3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} exd4
{[%emt 0:01:17]} 5. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 8.
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ne7 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. c4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:53]} 11. cxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 12. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
13. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 14. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 15. f3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. hxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 17. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Nxb2 {[%emt 0:01:
51]} 18. Rdb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:26]}
b6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 20. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 21. Rxc5 {
[%emt 0:03:23]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 22. Ne7+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 23. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 24. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Ba6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 25. Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} Bxf3+ {[%emt 0:01:03]} 27. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} 28. Kxf3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Nxe1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. Bxe1 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 30. Ncd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 31.
Nxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg7 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} 33. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 34. Be7 {[%emt 0:
01:11]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 35. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36.
Bxa7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Re5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 37. Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ra5 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} 38. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 40. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 41. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 42. g5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rg4
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 43. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 44. Nd6+ {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 45. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:
00:29]} 46. Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 47. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 48. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 50. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf1+ {[%emt 0:
00:15]} 51. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 52. Nxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:09]
} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 53. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 54. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 55. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 56. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 57. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc4
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 58. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 59. g6+ {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 60. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.100”]
[White “Al Turky, Fahad A”]
[Black “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A22”]
[WhiteElo “1836”]
[BlackElo “2481”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “42”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:03:46]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Nf3
{[%emt 0:00:12]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 8. a3 {[%emt 0:01:46]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. b4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} 10. b5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 11. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:38]} Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 13.
Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Nxe1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxg2 15.
Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 16. e4 {[%emt 0:05:02]} Nxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 17. dxc3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 18. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 20.
Re1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 21. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “2.101”]
[White “Gutenev, Alexander”]
[Black “Alsulaymi, Abdullah M”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C43”]
[WhiteElo “2456”]
[BlackElo “1833”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “35”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 4. Bd3 d5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 5. dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 8. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 10. Rb1 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 11. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 12.
Bb5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 13. Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} a5 {
[%emt 0:02:45]} 14. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 15. fxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 16. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 17. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 18. e4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.1”]
[White “Pogosyan, Stefan”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E97”]
[WhiteElo “2365”]
[BlackElo “2835”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “58”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 27,58,9,10,-7,22,18,22,4,16,8,46,45,62,28,37,0,0,0,0,0,37,25,25,10,25,
25,26,-28,-33,-27,-22,-29998,-29999]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5.
Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 Ne7 9. b4 a5 10. Ba3 b6 11. bxa5 Rxa5 12.
Bb4 Ra8 13. a4 Ne8 14. Nd2 {E97: King’s Indian: Classical Main Line (6…e5 7
0-0 Nc6): 8 Be3 and 8 d5 Ne7, not 9 Ne1} (14. Qb3 Rb8 15. Nb5 f5 16. Nd2 fxe4
17. Nxe4 Nf5 18. a5 bxa5 19. Bxa5 Nd4 20. Qd3 Bf5 21. f3 Kh8 22. Bc3 Nxb5 23.
cxb5 {1/2-1/2 (42) Ding,L (2702)-Radjabov,T (2793) Beijing 2012}) 14… f5 {
LiveBook: 5 Games} 15. Nb3 Nf6 16. f3 {The position is equal.} Bh6 17. Qd3 Nh5
18. g3 fxe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18… Bg5 19. a5 bxa5 20. Bxa5 f4 21. g4 Nf6
22. c5 {1/2-1/2 (21) Guerrero,J (2058)-Latorre,M (2103) Cuenca 2006}) 19. fxe4
Nf6 20. a5 Bh3 21. Rf2 (21. Rxf6 $5 Rxf6 22. g4 $14) 21… bxa5 22. Bxa5 Qd7
23. c5 Ng4 24. Rxf8+ Rxf8 25. Nd1 $1 Nc8 26. Bd2 {Hoping for Bxh6.} Bxd2 27.
Qxd2 ({White should play} 27. Nxd2 dxc5 28. Bxg4 Bxg4 29. Nf2) 27… Qf7 $11 {
( -> …Qf1+!)} 28. Qe1 {[#]} c6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. Bxg4 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (29.
Nd2 $11) (29. dxc6 Qxb3) 29… Qf1+ {Accuracy: White = 38%, Black = 67%.} ({
Stronger than} 29… Bxg4 30. Ne3 $15) 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.2”]
[White “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Black “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E17”]
[WhiteElo “2746”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “142”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,142,14,18,16,0,-17,-40,-37,-37,-37,-84,-70,-68,-2,-1,0,0,0,0,0,-25,
-56,-50,-60,-89,0,-29,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,56,65,47,33,79,40,95,40,
43,23,45,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,57,0,37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,
0,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]}
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 Na6 8. a3 {
E17: Queen’s Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. b4 {LiveBook: 3
Games} c5 11. dxc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. bxc5 bxc5 12. Nc3 Ne4 13. Bb2 Rb8
14. e3 Ba8 15. Qc2 cxd4 16. Nxd4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Vidit,S (2702)-Eljanov,P (2734)
Douglas 2017}) 11… bxc5 12. b5 Nc7 13. a4 Ne6 14. Nh4 g6 15. Bb2 Qd7 (15…
a6 $15) 16. Nf3 $11 Rfd8 17. Nbd2 a6 18. Ne5 Qc7 19. Rb1 axb5 20. axb5 c4 21.
Qc1 Rac8 ({Black should try} 21… Rdc8 $17 {Strongly threatening …c3.} 22.
b6 Qb8) 22. Bc3 (22. b6 $5 Qd6 23. Rd1 $11) 22… Qb6 23. e3 Nc5 24. Qc2 Qe6
25. Ndf3 Nfe4 26. Nc6 {[%mdl 64] [#] Decoy} Bxc6 27. Nd4 $36 {[%mdl 2112]
Double Attack. White has the initiative.} Qf6 28. Nxc6 Nxc3 29. Nxe7+ Qxe7 30.
Qxc3 Nd3 (30… Qe6 $11) 31. Red1 $14 Rb8 {[%cal Bc8b8,Bb8b6,Bb6c6][%mdl 32]}
32. Qd4 Qd7 33. b6 {Threatens to win with Bf1.} Qc6 $1 {[#]} 34. h4 ({White
should play} 34. Rd2 $1 $16) 34… Rd6 35. h5 gxh5 36. Bf1 Rxb6 37. Bxd3 cxd3
38. Rbc1 Qd7 39. Rxd3 Rbc6 (39… Qf5 $11) 40. Rcd1 ({Better is} 40. Rxc6 $14
Qxc6 41. Qe5) 40… Qg4 41. Rb1 Qxd4 {The position is equal.} 42. Rxd4 $11 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rc4 43. Rbd1 {Hoping for Rxc4.} Rxd4 44. Rxd4 {
KR-KR} Kg7 45. Kg2 Kf6 46. Kf3 Ke5 47. Rh4 Rf6+ 48. Ke2 Rf5 49. f3 Ke6 50. f4
Kf6 51. Kd3 Ke6 52. Kd4 h6 53. Rh1 Ke7 54. Rh2 Ke6 55. Ra2 Ke7 56. Ra7+ Kf6 57.
Ra5 Kg6 58. Ra1 ({Much weaker is} 58. Rxd5 Rxd5+ 59. Kxd5 Kf5 $17) 58… Kg7
59. Ra6 h4 60. gxh4 Rh5 61. Rb6 Rxh4 62. Kxd5 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4,Bh4h3]
[%mdl 32]} 63. Ke5 Rg4 64. Kf5 Rg3 65. e4 h4 66. e5 h3 {…h2 is the strong
threat.} 67. Rb2 Kf8 68. Rb8+ Kg7 69. Rb2 Kf8 70. Rb8+ Kg7 {( -> …h2)} 71.
Rb2 Kf8 {Accuracy: White = 67%, Black = 73%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.3”]
[White “Amonatov, Farrukh”]
[Black “Artemiev, Vladislav”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2614”]
[BlackElo “2709”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,64,0,14,-62,-45,-56,-52,-61,-60,-65,-47,-54,-51,-59,-24,-20,-20,-56,
-47,-80,-79,-92,-98,-97,-103,-97,-109,-158,-156,-165,-168,-247,-246,-247,-247,
-247,-254,-256,-247,-275,-270,-441,-429]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4
Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bb3 Nbd7 8. O-O Nc5 9. Bg5 Be7 {B86: Sicilian
Scheveningen/Najdorf: 6 Bc4, without early …b5} 10. Re1 O-O (10… h6 11. Bh4
Nxb3 12. axb3 g5 13. Bg3 e5 14. Nde2 Be6 15. f3 Rc8 16. Bf2 h5 17. Ng3 {
1/2-1/2 (48) Rublevsky,S (2683)-Oparin,G (2602) Moscow 2017}) 11. f4 h6 12. Bh4
Bd7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 13. e5 (13. Bg3 $11) 13… dxe5 $15 14. fxe5 Nd5 $1 {
[%cal Bf6d5,Bd5e7,Be7g6][%mdl 32]} 15. Bxe7 Nxe7 16. Ne4 $146 ({Predecessor:}
16. Kh1 Nc6 17. Nf3 {0-1 (34) Ahmadzada,A (2048)-Uzumcu,A (2149) Batumi 2016})
16… Qc7 17. Qh5 Nxb3 18. axb3 Ng6 19. Nd6 Rad8 20. Rad1 Bc8 21. c3 {[#]} Nxe5
$1 22. Nxc8 {[#]} Nc6 $1 23. Nxc6 bxc6 24. Qc5 {aiming for Ne7+.} Qxc8 25. c4
Qb7 26. b4 Rb8 27. Rd6 (27. Re2 $142) 27… Qxb4 $19 28. Qxb4 Rxb4 29. Rxc6
Rxb2 30. Rxa6 Rc2 31. Rc6 Rd8 32. Rf1 $2 (32. Kh1) 32… Rdd2 {Accuracy: White
= 43%, Black = 90%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.4”]
[White “Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar”]
[Black “Petrosian, Tigran L.”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A41”]
[WhiteElo “2817”]
[BlackElo “2598”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “31”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,31,23,38,-2,-2,-4,0,-3,-13,-16,0,-8,0,-17]} 1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Bg4 3. e3
Nf6 4. Be2 Nbd7 5. c4 e5 6. Nc3 c6 7. O-O Be7 8. h3 Bh5 9. b3 {A53: Old Indian
Defence without Nf3} O-O 10. Bb2 e4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nh2 $146 {[%cal
Bf3h2,Bh2g4,Bg4f6][%mdl 32] White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 11. Nd2
Bxe2 12. Qxe2 d5 13. Rfc1 a6 14. a4 Rc8 15. Rc2 Re8 {0-1 (51) Bui,V (2408)
-Grigoryan,K (2581) Vientiane 2018}) 11… Bxe2 {The position is equal.} 12.
Qxe2 d5 13. Rac1 a6 14. Ng4 Re8 15. Rc2 Bd6 16. Nxf6+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.5”]
[White “Duda, Jan-Krzysztof”]
[Black “Wang, Hao”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2738”]
[BlackElo “2730”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “21”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,21,2,8,2,5,7,22,0,0,0,7,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. e3 Nf6 4. b3 b6 5.
Bb2 Bb7 6. cxd5 {A13: English Opening: 1…e6} (6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. d4 Bd6 8. Bd3
O-O 9. O-O a6 10. Rc1 Qe7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Ne2 Ne4 13. Qc2 Rac8 14. Ng3 g6 15.
Qe2 h5 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. dxe5 Bxe5 18. Bxe5 Qxe5 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20. Bxa6 Bxa6 21.
Qxa6 {1/2-1/2 (57) Harikrishna,P (2732)-Navara,D (2727) Prague 2018}) 6… exd5
{LiveBook: 20 Games. The position is equal.} 7. g3 Nbd7 8. Bg2 Ba6 9. Bf1 $146
({Predecessor:} 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. Bxe5 Bd6 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. d3 O-O 13. O-O c5 {
1/2-1/2 (13) Gledura,B (2626)-Papp,G (2597) Ajka 2018}) 9… Bb7 10. Bg2 Ba6
11. Bf1 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.6”]
[White “Sargissian, Gabriel”]
[Black “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2689”]
[BlackElo “2763”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “138”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,138,-6,0,-50,-14,-14,-14,-14,-7,-14,-11,0,0,-32,-26,-41,-41,-41,-37,
-41,-27,-41,-34,-38,-33,-49,-27,-39,-41,-37,-35,-34,-34,-25,-28,-20,-6,-92,-63,
-68,-66,-68,5,6,2,7,11,0,0,0,0,-8,-2,-37,-37,-36,-36,-36,-37,-53,-50,-57,-42,
-75,-16,-50,-50,-50,-24,-110,-48,-86,0,-81,-81,-65,-18,-120,-120,-120,-120,
-120,-120,-120,-120,-120,-120,-113,-61,-113,-113,-113,-113,-114,-113,-113,-113,
-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-113,-9,-16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
-1218,-1191,-1163,-1123,-889,-774]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Bf5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 e6 5.
O-O Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nc3 h6 9. Re1 {D11: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3
sidelines and 3…Nf6 4 e3 Bg4} (9. c5 Qc7 10. Bf4 Qc8 11. Nd2 g5 12. Bd6 Bxd6
13. cxd6 O-O 14. f3 c5 15. e4 Bg6 16. Rac1 Qc6 17. e5 {1-0 (34) Stupak,K (2588)
-Rodshtein,M (2699) Katowice 2017}) 9… Be7 {[%cal Bf8e7,Be7f6,Bf6g7][%mdl 32]
LiveBook: 8 Games} 10. Bf4 O-O 11. c5 {The position is equal.} Qxb3 12. axb3 g5
13. Bc1 Ne4 14. b4 Bf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14… a6 15. h4 Bf6 16. hxg5 hxg5 {
0-1 (49) Zemerov,E (2069)-Sychev,S (2295) Khanty-Mansiysk 2009}) 15. e3 (15. h4
{with more complications.} g4 16. Nh2 h5 17. Nf1 Bg7 18. Be3) 15… a6 16. Nd2
Nxd2 $1 17. Bxd2 Bg6 18. Ne2 {[%cal Bc3e2,Be2c1,Bc1b3,Bb3a5][%mdl 32]} Rae8 19.
Bc3 Bg7 20. Nc1 Nf6 21. Nb3 Bd3 22. Bf1 Bxf1 23. Kxf1 g4 24. b5 axb5 ({Don’t
play} 24… cxb5 25. c6 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]}) 25. Ra7 Rb8 26. Na5 Ne4 27. Rd1 (
27. Ra1 $1 $11) 27… Rfc8 28. Rxb7 Rxb7 29. Nxb7 b4 (29… Ra8 $15) 30. Be1
$11 Ra8 31. Nd6 b3 32. Nxe4 (32. Nb7 {looks sharper.} Ra2 33. Na5 Rxb2 34. Nxc6
Kf8 35. Nb4) 32… dxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 33. Ke2 Ra2 34. Bc3 f5
35. Kd2 Kf7 36. Rb1 Ra4 37. Ke2 Bf6 38. Rh1 Kg6 39. Rc1 Ra2 40. Rb1 Bd8 ({
Black should try} 40… h5 $17) 41. Bb4 Ra4 $1 {[%cal Ra4b4]} 42. Be1 h5 {
[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} 43. Bc3 (43. Rc1 $1 $11) 43… Bc7 (43… h4
$17) 44. Rh1 Bd8 (44… Kg5 $17) 45. Rc1 (45. Rb1 $1 $11) 45… Ra2 $17 46. Rb1
h4 47. Kd2 (47. Be1 $1 $11) 47… Ra4 $1 48. Ke2 h3 49. Rc1 Ra2 50. Rd1 Kf7 51.
Kd2 Ke8 52. Kc1 Ra1+ 53. Kd2 {[#]} Ra4 $1 54. Kc1 Kd7 55. Kb1 Kc8 56. Kc1 Kb7
57. Kd2 Ka6 58. Rb1 Kb5 59. Rd1 Ra2 60. Rb1 Kc4 61. Rc1 Kd5 62. Rb1 Be7 (62…
Bf6 $17) 63. Bb4 $1 $11 Kc4 64. Ba3 Bd8 {White should prevent …Ba5+.} 65.
Rc1+ $1 Kb5 $1 66. Kc3 Ka4 {White must now prevent …Ba5+.} 67. Kc4 $2 {
[%mdl 8192] [#]} (67. Bb4 $11) 67… Ba5 $1 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 68.
Rb1 Bd2 69. Rd1 Rxa3 {Accuracy: White = 55%, Black = 59%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.7”]
[White “Harikrishna, Pentala”]
[Black “Shirov, Alexei”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2725”]
[BlackElo “2643”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “183”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,183,14,18,37,5,23,9,29,7,0,0,1,1,10,0,85,22,21,35,19,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,
0,0,47,64,50,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,12,99,99,120,138,138,137,130,
120,137,140,137,145,554,454,568,530,552,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,
99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,99,87,87,87,87,87,
87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,83,83,83,83,83,
83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,4,8,0,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,
0,0,0,83,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7.
exd5 Nxd5 8. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} a5
9. Re1 Nb6 10. Bb5 f6 11. Nbd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Na7 12. d4 exd4 13. Ne4 {[#]
} Nxb5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… Be7 14. Nxd4 Nxb5 15. axb5 Rf7 {1-0 (31)
Kryvoruchko,Y (2692)-Dvirnyy,D (2533) Jerusalem 2015}) 14. Nxc5 Qd5 15. axb5
Qxc5 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 16. Nxd4 Bd7 17. Be3 Qd5 (17… Rfe8 $11) 18.
Bf4 (18. b3 $1 $16) 18… c5 $11 19. bxc6 Bxc6 {[%csl Gc6][%cal Rd5g2]} 20. Qg4
{And now Nf5 would win.} Bd7 21. Qg3 a4 22. h4 Rfe8 23. Rad1 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 Re8
25. Rxe8+ Bxe8 26. Qe3 {[%cal Re3e8]} (26. Bh6 $5 {[%cal Rg3g7]} Qf7 27. Nf5
$14) 26… Bf7 27. Qe7 {aiming for Bd6.} Nc4 28. Qb4 $40 {[%mdl 128] White
attacks.} h6 29. Qxa4 Nxb2 30. Qc2 Nc4 31. Qe2 Ne5 32. Bxe5 Qxe5 33. Qxe5 fxe5
{[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 34. Nf3 e4 35. Ne5 Bd5 (35… Kf8 $11) 36. Kf1 $16
Kf8 37. c4 $1 {[%cal Rc4d5]} Be6 38. Ke2 Ke7 {Threatens to win with …Kf6.}
39. Ke3 Kd6 40. Kxe4 Kc5 41. Kd3 b5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41… g5 $16 {is more
resistant.}) 42. cxb5 $18 Kxb5 43. Kd4 Kb6 44. Nd3 $2 (44. Ng6 $18 {has better
winning chances.} Bb3 45. Ne7) 44… Kc6 $16 45. Ke5 Bf7 46. f4 Kd7 47. f5 {
Nc5+ is the strong threat.} Ke7 48. Nf4 {Hoping for Ne6.} Bb3 49. g3 Kf7 50.
Ng2 Bd1 51. Ne3 Be2 52. Nd5 Bf3 53. Nf4 Bd1 54. Ne6 Be2 55. Nd8+ Ke7 56. Nc6+
Kf7 57. Kf4 Bd1 58. g4 Kf6 59. Ne5 Be2 60. Ng6 Bd1 61. g5+ hxg5+ 62. hxg5+ Kf7
63. Ke5 Bc2 64. Nf4 Bb1 65. Nd5 Bc2 66. Nc7 Bb1 67. Ne6 Kg8 68. Nd8 Kf8 69. Nb7
Kf7 70. Nd6+ Ke7 71. Nb5 Kf7 72. Nc3 Bc2 73. Nd5 Bb1 74. g6+ Kf8 75. Nf4 Bc2
76. Ne6+ Kg8 77. Nd4 Bb1 78. Kd6 Kf8 79. Ke6 Ba2+ 80. Kd7 Bb1 81. Kd6 $1 Bd3 {
[#]} 82. Ne6+ (82. Ke6 $1 $16) 82… Kg8 $11 83. Ke5 Bb1 (83… Bc2 $1 $11 {
remains equal.}) 84. Nd4 (84. Nd8 {keeps more tension.} Bc2 85. Kf4 Bb1 86. Ne6
Bd3 87. Kg5) 84… Kf8 85. Nb5 Ke7 86. Nc3 Bc2 87. Nd5+ Kf8 88. Ne3 Bb1 89. Kd6
Ba2 90. Nc2 Bb1 $1 {[%cal Rb1c2]} 91. Nd4 Bd3 $1 {[#]} 92. Kd5 {Accuracy:
White = 73%, Black = 76%.} ({White should play} 92. Ke6 $1 $16) 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.8”]
[White “Kamsky, Gata”]
[Black “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A48”]
[WhiteElo “2666”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “29”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,29,20,10,0,26,12,47,28,32,18,16,11]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c3 Bg7 4.
Bf4 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. a4 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems
} a6 7. Nbd2 d6 8. h3 c5 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Nc6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. Bh2
cxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Rc8 12. Re1 Qc7 13. Bd3 e5 14. dxe5 dxe5 15. e4
Rcd8 16. Qe2 Ra8 17. Nc4 Rfe8 18. Ne3 {0-1 (92) Barbosa,O (2518)-Iturrizaga
Bonelli,E (2652) chess.com INT 2017}) 12. exd4 d5 13. Bd3 Nd7 14. Re1 Re8 15.
Nb3 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.9”]
[White “Alekseev, Evgeny”]
[Black “Svidler, Peter”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2639”]
[BlackElo “2737”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “39”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 32,39,70,-25,60,63,57,48,147,151]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c3 Nf6 4. e5
Nd5 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 b6 7. Nc3 Nxc3 8. bxc3 Qc7 9. Bd2 d6 10. Bd3 Nd7 11. Ng5
Bb7 12. Qh5 g6 13. Qh3 dxe5 14. O-O Be7 15. Rae1 Bxg5 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} (
15… Bd5 16. f4 exd4 17. cxd4 Qc6 18. f5 gxf5 19. Bxf5 Rg8 20. Bxe6 fxe6 21.
Qxh7 e5 22. Rf7 O-O-O 23. Rxe7 Kb8 {1/2-1/2 (40) Kulicov,O (2463)-Fernandez,D
(2464) Livny 2017}) 16. Bxg5 f5 17. dxe5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} (17. Qh6 $1 $14
Kf7 18. Bb5) 17… Kf7 ({Black should play} 17… O-O $11) 18. Re3 {Bxf5! is
the strong threat.} h6 19. Bh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19. Bxf5 exf5 20. e6+ Kg7
21. exd7 hxg5 22. Re7+ Kf6 23. Qe3 Qxh2# {0-1 (23) Roop,S (2022)-Kulkarni,R
(2181) Mumbai 2008}) 19… g5 {[#]} (19… Rh7 $14) 20. Bxf5 $1 {[%mdl 512]}
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.10”]
[White “Andreikin, Dmitry”]
[Black “Yudin, Sergei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A13”]
[WhiteElo “2719”]
[BlackElo “2507”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “133”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,133,32,20,39,15,19,5,33,28,31,30,26,19,52,47,33,45,104,33,50,57,52,
50,63,42,59,59,62,20,27,14,37,12,12,14,103,81,79,78,84,84,84,84,80,84,73,82,94,
88,85,87,97,98,97,115,119,127,127,131,129,117,124,115,135,83,75,59,59,59,63,0,
0,0,60,73,81,46,59,59,73,59,59,59,67,59,59,59,59,59,59,59,59,59,59,59,59,0,66,
66,66,67,81,81,81,59,74,81,81,81,84,81,81,8,8,8,8,8,8,7,8,8,8,8,14,33]} 1. Nf3
e6 2. c4 d5 3. e3 c6 4. b3 f5 5. Be2 Nf6 6. O-O {LiveBook: 9 Games. A11:
English Opening: 1…c6} Nbd7 7. cxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. Qc2 Be7 8. d4 O-O
9. Ba3 Bxa3 10. Nxa3 Qe7 11. Qb2 b6 12. Nc2 c5 {1/2-1/2 (45) Malaniuk,V (2572)
-Slovineanu,V (2425) Tula 2000}) 7… exd5 8. Qc2 g6 9. Bb2 Bd6 10. d3 O-O 11.
Nbd2 Re8 12. Rae1 Bf8 13. e4 Bg7 (13… Nb6 $14) 14. Nd4 (14. exf5 $16 gxf5 15.
Bd1) 14… fxe4 15. dxe4 Nf8 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 16. exd5 cxd5 17. Bb5 Rxe1 18. Rxe1
Bd7 19. Qc5 Bxb5 20. Nxb5 b6 (20… Qa5 $5 {[%cal Ra5d2]} 21. Bc3 N8d7 $11) 21.
Qe7 Qxe7 22. Rxe7 N8d7 (22… Rc8 $1 $11 23. Nd4 (23. Rxa7 Rc2 $11) 23… N8d7)
23. Nc7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Rc8 24. Nxd5 $1 {
[%mdl 64] Pin} Rc2 25. Nc4 {Nde3 is the strong threat.} Bf8 26. Rxd7 $1 ({
Don’t play} 26. Nxf6+ $6 Nxf6 27. Rb7 (27. Rxa7 b5 $17) 27… Ne4 $11) 26…
Nxd7 {[#]} 27. Nde3 $1 {[%cal Re3c2]} Rxb2 28. Nxb2 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KBN-KNN} Kf7 29. Kf1 Ke6 30. Ke2 Nc5 31. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4][%mdl 32]} Bd6
32. g3 h5 33. Nd3 Nd7 34. f4 Nf6 35. Kf3 b5 36. h3 Nd5 37. Nd1 ({White should
play} 37. Nxd5 Kxd5 38. f5) 37… a5 38. g4 hxg4+ 39. hxg4 a4 40. Ke4 (40. N1f2
$14) 40… Nf6+ $11 41. Kf3 (41. Kd4 $11) 41… Nd5 $14 42. bxa4 bxa4 43. N3b2
a3 44. Nc4 Be7 45. g5 Bf8 46. Ke4 Nb4 47. Nc3 Bg7 48. Nb5 Nxa2 49. Ncxa3 Nb4
50. Nc4 Nc6 51. Nc7+ Kd7 52. Nd5 Ke6 53. Nc7+ Kd7 $1 54. Na6 Ke6 55. Nc5+ Ke7
56. Nd3 {Strongly threatening Nde5.} Ke6 57. Nce5 Ne7 58. Nc5+ Kd6 59. Nb7+ Kc7
{[#]} 60. Na5 $1 Kd6 61. Nb3 (61. Nec4+ $16 Ke6 62. Nb3) 61… Bxe5 $1 $11 {
The position is equal.} 62. fxe5+ {KN-KN} Kc6 63. Nd4+ Kd7 64. Ne2 {
Threatening Nf4.} Kc6 65. Nf4 Kd7 66. Kd4 {With the idea Kc5.} Kc6 67. Kc4 {
Accuracy: White = 62%, Black = 66%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.11”]
[White “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Black “Dubov, Daniil”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B33”]
[WhiteElo “2638”]
[BlackElo “2703”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “51”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 26,51,16,0,0,0,0,6,16,0,0,0,26,-132,-127,-124,-108,-122,-37,-36,-17,-16,
-29,-45,-39,-16,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6.
Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6
Bxf6 11. c4 b4 {B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations} 12. Nc2 O-O
13. g3 Rb8 (13… Bg5 14. Bg2 a5 15. O-O Ne7 16. Nce3 Bxe3 17. Nxe3 Be6 18. Rc1
Nc6 19. Nf5 {1-0 (54) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Yu,Y (2751) Huaian 2017}) (13… Bg5
14. Bg2 Rb8 15. b3 a5 16. O-O Be6 17. h4 Bh6 18. Kh2 Ne7 19. Nxe7+ Qxe7 20. Bh3
Qc7 21. Qe2 Qc5 22. Rad1 a4 23. Kg2 Ra8 24. Rd3 axb3 25. axb3 {1/2-1/2 (145)
Alekseenko,K (2563)-Dubov,D (2666) Sochi 2017}) 14. Bg2 {LiveBook: 9 Games} b3
15. axb3 Rxb3 16. Ra2 Be6 {[#]} 17. Nce3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17. O-O Qc8 18.
Nxf6+ gxf6 19. Ne3 Nd4 20. Qh5 Bxc4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Olofsson,D (2548)-Zidu,J
(2551) ICCF email 2009}) 17… Nd4 18. O-O Bg5 19. h4 $2 {[#]} (19. f4 $11 Bf6
20. Rf2 (20. Rxa6 Bxd5 21. Nxd5 Rxb2 $11)) 19… Bxe3 $1 $17 20. Nxe3 Qb6 21.
Qa1 a5 (21… Ra8 $17 22. Kh2 a5) 22. Rxa5 $15 Rxb2 23. Ra6 Qb4 24. Qe1 Qxe1
25. Rxe1 Nc2 26. Nxc2 {Accuracy: White = 35%, Black = 22%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.12”]
[White “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Black “Roiz, Michael”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A20”]
[WhiteElo “2673”]
[BlackElo “2605”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “61”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,61,9,4,32,0,19,0,0,0,12,16,12,6,31,39,41,-9,-24,-28,-23,-43,-37,-27,
-29,-68,-60,-84,-83,-78,-75,-89,-71,-96,-105,-121,-85,-90,-78,-86,-88,-103,-61,
-98,-39,-34]} 1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5
7. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3d2,Bd2c4,Bc4e5][%mdl 32]} Nc6 8. O-O Be7 9. d3 O-O 10.
Rb1 {LiveBook: 21 Games} Qe8 $146 {A22: English Opening: 1…e5 2 Nc3 Nf6} ({
Predecessor:} 10… Rb8 11. Nd2 Be6 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Rxb8 Qxb8 14. Qa4 a5 15.
Ba3 Qb5 16. Qc2 a4 17. Rb1 Qa5 18. c4 {1/2-1/2 (79) Korobov,A (2689)-Yu,Y
(2721) Novi Sad 2016}) 11. Nd2 Rb8 12. a4 Be6 {The position is equal.} 13. Nc4
b6 14. Bxc6 Qxc6 15. Nxe5 Qd5 (15… Qb7 {with more complications.} 16. f4 f6
17. f5 fxe5 18. fxe6 Qd5) 16. f4 f6 17. Nf3 (17. Nc4 {feels hotter.} Qb7 18.
Nd2 Qd7 19. c4 h5 20. Nf3) 17… c4 $1 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black has some attack.}
18. Rb5 Qd7 19. Be3 Rfe8 20. Bd4 Bf8 21. Rb2 cxd3 22. exd3 Bd5 23. Rbf2 Kh8 24.
Nh4 Bc6 25. Qh5 Kg8 26. Nf3 Bxa4 27. g4 Bb5 28. Rd1 Bc6 29. g5 Qf5 30. Qh4 {
[%cal Rg5f6]} fxg5 ({Black should play} 30… Bc5 $17 31. gxf6 gxf6) 31. Qxg5 {
Accuracy: White = 61%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.13”]
[White “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Black “Oparin, Grigoriy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2529”]
[BlackElo “2613”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “111”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:16]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:15]
} 8. h3 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 9. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ba7 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} 10. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. d4 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 12. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 13.
b3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:
01:31]} 15. c4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 16. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 17. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 18. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:01:53]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 19. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 20. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 21. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
h6 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 22. Be2 {[%emt 0:05:16]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 23. Qf4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 24. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 25. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 26. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} f6 {[%emt 0:04:56]} 28. Bh5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 29. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 30. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Nxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:38]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 32. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 33. Qb5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 35. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qg6+ {[%emt 0:01:21]} 38. Kh1 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 39. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 40. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bb8
{[%emt 0:00:28]} 42. Qxa8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. fxg3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Qxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe2+ {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 45. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 46. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:34]} 48. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 49. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 50. Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qe2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 52. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 53. Bb4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 54. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 55. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qe2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 56. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.14”]
[White “Cheparinov, Ivan”]
[Black “Khanin, Semen”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2709”]
[BlackElo “2514”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “109”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,109,16,40,29,41,41,110,110,110,104,108,99,123,42,27,47,40,-29,-40,
-33,-28,-65,-74,-66,-45,-83,-97,-85,-77,-77,-79,-83,-82,-107,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 dxc4 5.
Bg2 Bd7 6. O-O {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} Bc6 7. Qc2 b5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 8.
Nc3 {White is slightly better.} Nbd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… b4 9. Nb1 Nbd7
10. Re1 Be7 11. e4 Bb7 12. Nbd2 c5 13. Nxc4 cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Stopa,J (2544)
-Viterbo Ferreira,J (2447) Porto 2015}) 9. e4 {Black must now prevent d5!} Be7
{[#]} (9… Bb7 $14) 10. d5 $1 $16 {[%cal Rd5c6][%mdl 512]} exd5 11. Nd4 Bb7
12. exd5 {aiming for Re1.} Nc5 13. Nc6 (13. Ndxb5 $16 {Strongly threatening b4.
} Qd7 14. Qe2) 13… Bxc6 $1 $14 14. dxc6 a6 15. Be3 (15. a4 $14) 15… Qd3 $36
{[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 16. Rac1 O-O 17. Rfd1 Qxc2 18. Rxc2 Rad8
19. Rcd2 Rxd2 20. Rxd2 Nd3 21. a4 Bb4 22. axb5 axb5 23. Re2 {[#]} Rb8 ({
Black should play} 23… Bxc3 $1 $17 24. bxc3 Ra8) 24. Ba7 {The position is
equal.} Re8 25. Rxe8+ Nxe8 26. Nxb5 Nxb2 27. Bd4 Nd3 28. Bd5 Bc5 29. Bxc4 Bxd4
30. Bxd3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Bb6 31. Kg2 Kf8 32. f4 ({Avoid the trap
} 32. Bxh7 $2 g6 $19) 32… g6 33. g4 Ke7 34. Kf3 Ng7 35. Bc4 h5 36. h3 hxg4+
37. hxg4 Ne6 38. Ke4 Nc5+ 39. Kd5 Ne6 40. Ke4 Nc5+ 41. Ke5 f6+ 42. Kd5 Ne6 43.
Ke4 Nc5+ 44. Kf3 Ne6 45. Ke4 Nc5+ 46. Kd5 Ne6 47. f5 gxf5 48. gxf5 Ng5 49. Be2
Nf7 50. Nc3 Ba5 51. Na4 Nd6 52. Bd3 Bb4 53. Bc2 Nc8 54. Bd3 Nb6+ 55. Nxb6 {
Accuracy: White = 61%, Black = 84%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.15”]
[White “Morozevich, Alexander”]
[Black “Firouzja, Alireza”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B89”]
[WhiteElo “2656”]
[BlackElo “2607”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 3. d4
cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 5. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:22]}
7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 8. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Na5 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} 9. f4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:01:
46]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:03:15]} 11. Qe2 {[%emt 0:03:26]} Nxb2 {[%emt 0:02:40]} 12.
Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 13. Nf5 {[%emt 0:03:16]} exf5 {
[%emt 0:02:21]} 14. exf5+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 15. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:38]} 16. Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 17. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 18. Qc4 {[%emt 0:01:33]}
Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 19. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 20. Rg1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 21. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re7 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 22. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 24. Be1 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 25. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:40]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 26. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 27. Nxf6 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 28. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 30. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 31. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 32. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 33. h4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bd7
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 34. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 35. Rxc5 {
[%emt 0:01:45]} dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ke7 37. Bc4 a5 {
[%emt 0:01:09]} 38. a3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 40. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 41.
Be2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.16”]
[White “Kevlishvili, Robby”]
[Black “Matlakov, Maxim”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C80”]
[WhiteElo “2451”]
[BlackElo “2700”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “94”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,94,19,13,14,0,7,12,12,0,8,8,13,8,4,8,41,23,10,9,10,0,25,25,39,14,97,
14,14,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
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. Be3 Be7 10. c3 O-O 11. h3 Qd7 12. Nbd2 Nxd2 13. Qxd2
Na5 {C83: Open Ruy Lopez: 9 c3 Be7} 14. Rad1 {[%cal Rb3d5] [#]} Rad8 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 14… Nc4 15. Qc1 c5 16. Bg5 Bxg5 17. Nxg5 Nxe5 18. Qe3 Nc4 19.
Bxc4 bxc4 20. Qxc5 Rab8 21. Nxe6 fxe6 22. Qxc4 dxc4 23. Rxd7 Rxb2 {1/2-1/2 (30)
Kevlishvili,R (2451)-Stevic,H (2587) Skopje 2018}) 15. Bc2 Nc4 16. Qc1 Nxe3 17.
Qxe3 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} c5 18. Ng5 Bxg5 19. Qxg5 d4 20.
cxd4 (20. Bb1 {keeps more tension.} h6 21. Qf4 f6 22. Rfe1 fxe5 23. Qxe5 Bf5
24. Qxc5 Bxb1 25. Rxb1 dxc3 26. Qxc3 Qf5 27. Qe3) 20… cxd4 21. Rd2 Qc7 22.
Rfd1 (22. Bb1 {seems wilder.} Rd5 23. Qh4 d3 24. Rxd3 Rxd3 25. Bxd3 g6 26. Qg3)
22… h6 23. Qg3 d3 24. Rxd3 Bxa2 (24… Rxd3 $11 {keeps the balance.} 25. Qxd3
g6) 25. Rxd8 (25. b3 $16) 25… Rxd8 $11 {The position is equal.} 26. Rxd8+
Qxd8 27. Qa3 Qd2 {[#] …Bc4 is the strong threat.} 28. Qxa2 {And now Qb1
would win.} Qxc2 29. Qxa6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} Qc1+ 30. Kh2 Qf4+ 31. Kg1
Qc1+ 32. Kh2 Qf4+ 33. Kg1 Qxe5 34. Qc8+ Kh7 35. Qc2+ g6 36. g3 Kg7 37. h4 h5
38. Kg2 Qd4 39. Qe2 b4 40. Qc2 Qd5+ 41. Kf1 Kf6 42. Ke2 Qe5+ 43. Kf1 Qd4 44.
Ke2 Qe5+ 45. Kf1 Kg7 46. Kg2 Qd4 47. Kf1 Qd5 {Precision: White = 65%, Black =
61%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.17”]
[White “Steinberg, Nitzan”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “79”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,79,15,17,20,22,19,7,38,29,46,46,50,40,61,20,13,22,21,18,27,19,31,9,
65,-33,-23,-35,-16,-57,-9,-11,0,0,0,0,18,-26,-26,-51,-35,-85,-88,-107,-100,
-110,-103,-194,0,0,54,-20,-26,-29,22,14,11,-10,-10,-10,-12,-552,-559,-510,-538,
-29997]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h4 {B90:
Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (6. Bg5 e6
7. f4 Qb6 8. Nb3 Nbd7 9. Qe2 Qc7 10. O-O-O b5 11. a3 Be7 12. g4 h6 13. Bh4 Rb8
14. Be1 g5 15. f5 Ne5 16. h4 Nfxg4 17. hxg5 Bxg5+ 18. Bd2 {1-0 (64) Grischuk,A
(2769)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2780) Douglas 2018}) 6… Nc6 7. Be3 Ng4 8. Nxc6 bxc6
9. Bd2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Rb8 10. b3 Nf6 $146 {[%cal Bg4f6,Bf6d7,Bd7c5][%mdl
32]} ({Predecessor:} 10… e5 11. Bd3 Be7 12. g3 O-O 13. Qe2 a5 {1-0 (51) Deac,
B (2575)-Daianu,C (2150) Olanesti 2018}) 11. Bd3 Nd7 12. Qe2 Nc5 13. Bc4 e6 {
[%cal Be7e6,Be6e5][%mdl 32]} 14. O-O-O Be7 15. Bf4 {With the idea Qg4.} Qa5 16.
Qd2 e5 17. Bg5 {aiming for Bxe7.} f6 18. Be3 Rb4 19. Bxc5 Qxc5 ({Black should
try} 19… Rxc4 $11 20. bxc4 Qxc5) 20. Qd3 ({Better is} 20. Qe2 $1 $14) 20…
Qxf2 $15 21. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} a5 ({Of course not} 21… Qxg2 $6
22. Rdg1 $14) 22. Kb1 Bd7 23. Rd2 Qa7 24. a3 Rb8 25. Qg3 Kf8 26. h6 g6 27. Rf1
{Black should prevent Rxd6!} Ke8 28. Ka2 {[#]} Rf8 $1 29. Rfd1 Qc7 30. Qe3 f5
31. g3 (31. Re1 $17) 31… f4 $2 (31… fxe4 $19 {Threatens to win with …Rf3.
} 32. Qxe4 Bf5) 32. gxf4 $11 Rxf4 (32… exf4 $11 33. Qd4 Bg4) 33. Rg1 (33. Bg8
$14) 33… Qb6 34. Qe1 Kd8 (34… Bg4 $142) 35. Bg8 Kc7 $1 36. Bxh7 Be6 $36 {
[%cal Re6b3][%mdl 2048] Hoping for …Bxb3+! Black fights for an advantage.}
37. Qd1 Rf2 38. Rxg6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (38. Rxf2 $11 {and White has nothing
to worry.} Qxf2 39. Kb1) 38… Bxb3+ $1 $19 {[%mdl 576] Demolition} 39. cxb3
Qxb3+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 40. Ka1 {Accuracy: White = 36%, Black = 59%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.18”]
[White “Karjakin, Sergey”]
[Black “Demchenko, Anton”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C55”]
[WhiteElo “2753”]
[BlackElo “2679”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “87”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. a3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:21]
} 8. h3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:03:32]} 10. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 11. Qxf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 12. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 13. Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 14. c3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bxc1
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 15. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. g3 {
[%emt 0:01:44]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:53]} 17. Qg4 {[%emt 0:01:34]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
58]} 18. Rce1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 19. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:49]} 20. h4 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 21. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:19]} 22. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:31]
} 23. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:59]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 24. Qd1 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Rh8 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 25. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. Bxe6 {
[%emt 0:02:07]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 27. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exd4 {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 28. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 29. Qxd4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
e5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 30. Qa7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 31. Rf3 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:
35]} 33. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 34. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} d4
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 37. Rfxh5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rxh5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 38. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 39. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 40. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qxe4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 41. Qxe4
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re2 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 43. Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.19”]
[White “Potkin, Vladimir”]
[Black “Yu, Yangyi”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A29”]
[WhiteElo “2597”]
[BlackElo “2764”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,84,14,27,12,28,1,1,16,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,-19,-6,-7,0,0,0,-44,-41,-192,
-146,-260,-266,-295,-285,-277,-229,-234,-225,-255,-151,-139,-142,-166,-169,
-174,-164,-179,-150,-150,-150,-150,-150,-200,-200,-200,-200,-235,-235,-306,
-308,-977,-523,-5202,-5832,-29984,-29985,-29985,-29986,-29988,-29989]} 1. c4 e5
2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,Bd5b6][%mdl 32]} 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5
6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 a5 9. d3 O-O 10. Be3 Be6 11. Bxb6 {A29: English
Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} (11. Rc1 a4 12. Nd2 f5 13. Bxb6 cxb6
14. Nxa4 Bg5 15. Nc3 e4 16. Kh1 Qd7 17. Rb1 Rad8 18. Nc4 Qf7 19. b3 exd3 20.
exd3 {0-1 (43) Giri,A (2777)-Carlsen,M (2843) Shamkir 2018}) 11… cxb6 {
LiveBook: 9 Games} 12. e3 Qd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Rc8 13. d4 exd4 14.
Nxd4 Bc4 15. Re1 Bf6 16. Nf5 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Qf6 18. Nd4 Ba6 19. Nxc6 bxc6 {
1-0 (44) Lyanguzov,O (2298)-Ulanov,A (2384) Uljanovsk 2011}) 13. d4 {White has
an edge.} exd4 14. Nxd4 Nxd4 15. exd4 Bc4 16. Re1 Bf6 17. Qf3 Rad8 18. Rad1 b5
19. Qf4 h6 20. h4 b6 21. Ne4 Bxd4 22. Rd2 $2 (22. Nc3 $15) 22… Qe7 {aiming
for …f5.} 23. Red1 {[#]} (23. Qf3 $17) 23… Bxb2 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 24. Nd6
(24. Rxb2 Rxd1+) 24… Be5 ({Weaker is} 24… Bxa3 25. Nf5 $17) 25. Nf5 Qf6 26.
Qe4 Rde8 27. Qb1 h5 (27… Bc3 $19 28. Rd6 Re6) 28. Ne3 $17 Rd8 29. Nxc4 bxc4
30. Rxd8 Rxd8 31. Rxd8+ Qxd8 32. Qb5 Bd6 33. Qxc4 Bxa3 34. Be4 {[#]} Bc5 $1 35.
Qe2 g6 36. Kg2 Qd4 37. f4 a4 {[%cal Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32] Strongly threatening
…a3.} 38. f5 $2 (38. Kh3) 38… gxf5 39. Bxf5 a3 40. Kf3 Qd5+ {Black mates.}
41. Be4 Qe6 42. Qd3 Qf6+ {Accuracy: White = 35%, Black = 74%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.20”]
[White “Giri, Anish”]
[Black “Inarkiev, Ernesto”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2783”]
[BlackElo “2693”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,95,35,41,39,32,32,41,39,38,32,62,62,95,93,108,42,33,36,40,33,41,39,
27,35,82,79,79,85,79,62,177,97,83,24,29,20,20,28,28,28,20,23,118,0,23,10,62,59,
87,20,54,63,437,407,468,462,459,452,538,533,559,559,559,536,664,649,813,604,
815,815,819,785,732,697]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O O-O
6. c3 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8. Re1 Bg4 9. Nbd2 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main
lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Nb6 10. h3 (10. Bb5 Bd6 11. h3 Bh5 12. Ne4 Re8 13.
Bg5 f6 14. Be3 a6 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Ng3 Bf7 17. c4 Bb4 18. Re2 Bf8 19. b3 c5 {
0-1 (89) Nakamura,H (2777)-Grischuk,A (2766) Saint Louis 2018}) 10… Bh5 11.
Bb3 Kh8 12. Ne4 Bd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. g4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Ng3
Bxf3 14. Qxf3 f5 15. Nf1 Qh4 16. Qg3 Qh5 {1/2-1/2 (26) Martic,I (2369)
-Todorovic,G (2476) Belgrade 2015}) 13… Bg6 14. d4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Nxd4 16.
Qxd4 Be7 17. Bf4 f5 18. Qxd8 Raxd8 19. Ng5 ({White should play} 19. Bg5 $16)
19… Nd5 $14 20. Bd2 {Black must now prevent Ne6.} Bxg5 $1 21. Bxg5 Nf6 22. f3
h6 23. Be3 Nd5 24. Bc5 Rf7 25. Rad1 Rfd7 26. Bc2 b6 (26… Nf4 $14) 27. Bd4 (
27. gxf5 $18 {Hoping for Ba4.} Bh5 28. Bd4) 27… Ne7 28. Bxg7+ (28. Ba4 $16 c6
29. Rxe7 Rxe7 30. Bxg7+ $1 {[%mdl 576] Discovered Attack} Kxg7 31. Rxd8) 28…
Kxg7 $11 {[#]} 29. Rxe7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxe7 30. Rxd8 fxg4 31. Bxg6 Kxg6 $16 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 32. Rg8+ Kf5 (32… Kf6 $11 {remains equal.}) 33.
Rxg4 ({White should try} 33. hxg4+ $16 Kf6 34. Kf2) 33… Re1+ 34. Kh2 Rb1 (
34… h5 $11 35. Rg1 Re3) 35. b4 $1 $14 b5 36. Rh4 (36. Rg7 $16) 36… Rb2+ 37.
Kg3 Rc2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37… Kg6 $1 $14) 38. Rxh6 $18 Rxc3 {[#]} 39. Rh5+ $1
{White is clearly winning.} Kf6 40. Rxb5 Rc2 41. a3 Rc6 42. Rc5 Ra6 43. Ra5 Rc6
44. Rxa7 Rc3 45. Ra5 Rd3 46. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rc3 47. h5 Rd3
48. Kg4 {Accuracy: White = 47%, Black = 25%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.21”]
[White “Salgado Lopez, Ivan”]
[Black “Mamedov, Rauf”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B22”]
[WhiteElo “2629”]
[BlackElo “2703”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “43”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,25,8,6]} 1. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5
4. Bc4 Nb6 5. Bb3 Nc6 6. Nf3 d5 7. exd6 Qxd6 8. Na3 Be6 9. O-O Bxb3 10. Qxb3 e6
11. d4 cxd4 12. Nb5 Qd7 13. Nbxd4 {[#] LiveBook: 41 Games. B22: Sicilian: 2 c3}
{Predecessor:} Nxd4 $146 14. Nxd4 Bc5 15. Rd1 O-O 16. Be3 Qa4 17. Nxe6 Qxb3 18.
axb3 fxe6 19. Bxc5 Rfc8 20. Bxb6 axb6 21. Kf1 Rxa1 22. Rxa1 {1/2-1/2 (60)
Antonio,R (2589)-Li,C (2646) Jakarta 2011} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.22”]
[White “Tomashevsky, Evgeny”]
[Black “Shaposhnikov, Evgeny”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2705”]
[BlackElo “2576”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “54”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,54,26,32,18,22,8,12,3,14,0,0,0,-3,-14,-28,-12,-20,-2,-6,-42,-45,-51,
-44,-72,-38,-59,-24,-66,-55,-180,-177,-172,-178,-160,-100,-110,-81,-98,-79,
-155,-148,-142,-145]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nd4 4. e3 Nxf3+ 5. Qxf3 g6 6.
b3 {A35: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3} (6. d4 Bg7 7. dxc5 Qa5 8. Bd2
Qxc5 9. Bd3 Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Rac1 d6 12. h3 Be6 13. e4 Nd7 14. Qe2 {1/2-1/2
(32) Nihal,S (2551)-Zubov,A (2611) Ankara 2018}) 6… Bg7 7. Bb2 Rb8 {LiveBook:
8 Games} (7… d6 8. g4 Nh6 9. g5 Nf5 10. h4 Bd7 11. Qxb7 Rb8 12. Qf3 Rb6 13.
Bd3 Bc6 14. Be4 Bxe4 15. Qxe4 d5 16. cxd5 {1-0 (30) Tomashevsky,E (2624)
-Shaposhnikov,E (2554) Moscow 2007}) 8. Be2 {White is slightly better.} d6 9.
O-O Nh6 10. Qe4 O-O 11. Rfd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qc2 Bd7 12. a3 e6 13.
Rad1 d5 14. cxd5 exd5 {0-1 (66) Reede,A (1584)-Richter,K (1630) LSS email 2012}
) 11… Bf5 12. Qh4 Bd7 13. d4 Nf5 14. Qe4 cxd4 15. exd4 e6 16. Rd2 Re8 17.
Rad1 Bc6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is more active.} 18. Qg4 h5 19. Qh3 d5 (19…
Rc8 {feels hotter.} 20. Bf1 a6 21. a4 Qb6 22. d5 exd5 23. Nxd5 Bxd5 24. Bxg7
Bxg2 25. Bxg2 Kxg7 26. Qc3+ f6) 20. Bd3 Nxd4 21. Bxg6 ({Better is} 21. Nb5 $15
Bxb5 22. cxb5) 21… fxg6 $19 22. Rxd4 Bxd4 23. Rxd4 Qf6 (23… Qg5 $142 {
Hoping for …e5.} 24. f4 Qf6) 24. Qe3 $17 Rbd8 25. h3 dxc4 26. Rxc4 (26. Rf4
$142 Qg7 27. Rxc4) 26… e5 27. Ne4 {[#]} Qf5 $1 {Accuracy: White = 36%, Black
= 63%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.23”]
[White “Iljiushenok, Ilia”]
[Black “Jakovenko, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C45”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,84,26,34,73,21,35,16,37,35,26,18,111,56,110,55,56,0,0,0,0,-7,0,-46,6,
-29,-35,-63,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-100,194,-86,-99,-82,0,0,0,-82,-82,-116,-118,-142,
-145,-186,-116,-189,-186,-155,-162,-223,-216,-209,-206,-529,-461,-730,-710,
-29979,-29980,-29970,-5457]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6
bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8. c4 Ba6 9. b3 g6 10. f4 {C45: Scotch Game} g5 11.
fxg5 {LiveBook: 5 Games} h6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… O-O-O 12. h4 h6 13. gxh6
Bxh6 14. Bxh6 Rxh6 15. Nd2 Nb4 16. Nf3 c5 17. O-O-O Bb7 {1/2-1/2 (32) Navara,D
(2708)-Jakovenko,D (2730) Saint-Quentin 2014}) 12. Nd2 (12. Qe4 $16 Nb6 13. g6)
12… hxg5 $11 13. Bb2 {Black must now prevent e6.} Bg7 14. O-O-O Nf4 15. Qe3
f6 (15… Bb7 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 16. Re1 (16. g3 $16 Ng6 17. e6 Qxe6 18.
Qxe6+ dxe6 19. Bg2) 16… fxe5 (16… f5 $14) 17. g3 (17. Bxe5 $16 O-O 18. g3)
17… Ne6 $14 18. Bxe5 (18. Bd3 $14) 18… Bxe5 $11 19. Qxe5 O-O-O 20. Qa5 Bb7
21. Bd3 Rdf8 (21… Kb8 $15) 22. Bf5 c5 23. Be4 Rf2 (23… Kb8 $15 24. Bxb7
Kxb7) 24. Qxa7 c6 {Hoping for …Qf6.} 25. Qa5 Qf6 26. h3 Qa1+ 27. Kc2 (27. Bb1
$1 $11) 27… Nd4+ $17 28. Kd3 Qb2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is really pushing.}
29. Qc3 Qxc3+ ({Black should try} 29… Qxa2 $17 30. Ke3 Rhf8) 30. Kxc3 $11
Ne2+ 31. Rxe2 (31. Kd3 $1 $11 Nxg3 32. Rhg1 Rxh3 33. Re3) 31… Rxe2 $17 32.
Kd3 Rf2 33. Bf3 {Threatening Ke3.} Re8 34. h4 {[#]} Re6 ({Black should play}
34… gxh4 $1 $19 35. gxh4 d5) 35. Rd1 (35. hxg5 $17 Rd6+ 36. Ke3 Rfxd2 37. Be4
) 35… gxh4 $19 36. gxh4 Kc7 37. h5 (37. Bg4 $142 Rg6 38. Ke3 Rxd2 39. Rxd2
Rxg4 40. Rh2) 37… d5 38. Bg4 Ref6 {Threatens to win with …R6f4.} 39. Rh1 $2
(39. Re1 {is tougher.}) 39… R6f4 40. h6 (40. Be2 $142 Bc8 41. Nf1) 40… Rxg4
41. h7 {[#]} Rd4+ $1 42. Ke3 Rdxd2 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 62%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.24”]
[White “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Black “Levin, Evgeny A.”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C11”]
[WhiteElo “2773”]
[BlackElo “2516”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,81,6,7,27,0,46,10,7,23,2,0,69,42,75,59,104,75,85,70,77,70,91,71,115,
96,104,114,172,151,145,145,142,140,142,129,133,108,151,108,120,101,108,107,260,
271,256,262,264,247,318,318,318,318,318,312,555,555,544,537,537,512]} 1. e4 e6
2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. Nd1 {
C11: French: Classical System: 4 e5 and 4 Bg5 dxe4} (9. a3 Rb8 10. dxc5 Bxc5
11. Bxc5 Nxc5 12. b4 Nd7 13. Bd3 Qb6 14. Ne2 f6 15. exf6 Nxf6 16. Ned4 Nxd4 17.
Nxd4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Grischuk,A (2769)-Short,N (2652) Douglas 2018}) 9… cxd4
10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc5 12. c3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} O-O 13. Be2 {[#]} f6 $146
({Predecessor:} 13… Qb6 14. O-O b4 15. Ne3 a5 16. Rf3 f6 17. exf6 Nxf6 18.
Bxc5 Qxc5 19. Qd4 {1/2-1/2 (19) Brkic,A (2583)-Sumets,A (2638) Zadar 2012}) 14.
O-O (14. exf6 {keeps more tension.} Bxd4 15. Qxd4 Qxf6 16. O-O Bb7 17. Ne3)
14… fxe5 15. fxe5 Rxf1+ 16. Bxf1 Bb7 (16… Qc7 $11) 17. Qe3 Rc8 18. Nf2 Qb6
19. a3 Bxd4 20. cxd4 b4 21. axb4 Qxb4 22. Ra3 $36 {[%cal Ba1a3,Ba3b3,Bb3b6]
[%mdl 2080] [#] And now Rb3 would win. White is on the roll.} Rc7 23. Rb3 Qe7
24. Qd2 Qd8 (24… Bc8 $16 25. Qa5 Nf8) 25. Nd3 Qh4 26. Nf4 Nf8 27. g3 Qe7 28.
Rb6 Bc8 29. Rd6 Rd7 30. Rc6 Rc7 31. Qc3 Rxc6 32. Qxc6 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double
Attack} Qb4 $2 (32… Qb7 $16 33. Qc2 Bd7) 33. Qxc8 $18 Qxd4+ 34. Kh1 {Hoping
for Qxf8+!} Qe4+ 35. Ng2 Qb1 {[%cal Rb1f1]} 36. Qxa6 Qxb2 37. Qe2 Qxe2 38. Bxe2
g5 $2 (38… Nd7 {might work better.} 39. Bg4 Kf7) 39. Ne1 {White is clearly
winning.} Nd7 40. Nd3 Kf7 41. Kg2 {Accuracy: White = 54%, Black = 44%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.25”]
[White “Postny, Evgeny”]
[Black “Jobava, Baadur”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2615”]
[BlackElo “2627”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “125”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. e3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 8. a3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 9. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} exd5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} a6 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 12. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Na7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 13.
O-O {[%emt 0:00:18]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. a4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} a5 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} 15. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 16. e4 {[%emt 0:00:31]}
dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 17. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 18. Rxe4
{[%emt 0:00:14]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 19. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 20. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 21. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:57]}
Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 22. Qb6 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 23. h4 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:
38]} 25. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:44]}
Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 27. Qxg7+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. Re3 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 29. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:34]
} 30. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Be4 {[%emt 0:04:09]} 31. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:02:24]} Nxe4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 33. Rb3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:
54]} 35. g3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 36. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. g4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:56]} 38. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:
15]} 40. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf4+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 41. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nh5+ {[%emt 0:00:59]} 42. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Ng1 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 44. Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ng4+ {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 45. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 46. Nh3 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 47. Rgb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rdd7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 48. Nf4 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 50. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 51. Rxb7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 53. a5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 54. b4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 55. Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 56. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 57. Rxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 58. Rf4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 59. a6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]
} 60. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 62. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} h3+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 63. Kh2 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.26”]
[White “Demidov, Mikhail”]
[Black “Anton Guijarro, David”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A81”]
[WhiteElo “2520”]
[BlackElo “2642”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “73”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. b4 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 7. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 8. a3 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 9. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxa1 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 10. Bxa1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 11. c3 {[%emt 0:00:39]}
d5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 12. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 13. e3 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:57]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 15. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 16. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:39]}
Nbd6 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 17. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 18. Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 19. Ra1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 20. Nfe5 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Ncd6 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 21. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 22. Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 23. b5 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 24. bxc6 Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 25. Qb3 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Nb4 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 27. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 28. Nb2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Na5
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 29. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 30. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 31. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 32. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 33. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bc6
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 34. Nb2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 35. Qd1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 36. h3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 37. Nd3 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.27”]
[White “Akopian, Vladimir”]
[Black “Sokolov, Andrei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2650”]
[BlackElo “2532”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “71”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 2. e4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:38]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 7. e5 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:01:00]
} 8. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. fxg7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bxg7
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. Nxe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 11. Nf4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:
43]} 13. a4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:33]} 14. a5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6
{[%emt 0:00:26]} 15. Ra3 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. Nh5 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} Rhg8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 17. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Bh8 {[%emt 0:01:
54]} 18. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nxg3 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 19. hxg3 {[%emt 0:01:17]}
h5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 20. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:55]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 21. Rf3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 22. Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} 23. c3 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 24. Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 25. Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 26. Bh4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 27. Bxd8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. Ree3 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 29. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 30. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. Rdf3 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 32. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 33. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 34. Rh3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Qg7
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 35. Rh8+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 36. Qb8 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.28”]
[White “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Black “Motylev, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C26”]
[WhiteElo “2622”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 4. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6.
bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 10. d3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 11.
h3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. g4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 13. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 14. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:32]}
Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 15. a4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 16. c4 {
[%emt 0:01:40]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 17. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:55]
} 18. a5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 19. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Qd7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 20. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 21. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 22. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 23. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 24. Ba3 {[%emt 0:01:16]}
hxg4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 25. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 26. Bxd6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} 28. c5 {[%emt 0:01:16]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 29. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 30. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Bxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 32. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:02:
47]} 33. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Rb5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Be6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 35. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. Rb7 {
[%emt 0:02:48]} Rcc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:
07]} 38. Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Rfc7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. c3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc8
{[%emt 0:00:16]} 40. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bxc8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Bxa7 {
[%emt 0:01:09]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.29”]
[White “Moiseenko, Vadim”]
[Black “Salem, A.R. Saleh”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2501”]
[BlackElo “2660”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “144”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} h6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 10. Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Bg3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. h3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13.
f3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 15. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 16. Bxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 17. h4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} 18. a3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} b5 {[%emt 0:03:28]} 19. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rg8 {
[%emt 0:02:15]} 20. hxg5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Be2 {
[%emt 0:02:11]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 22. g3 {[%emt 0:02:28]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:02:
29]} 23. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Bxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 25. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxc4+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 26. Kg2
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Be5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 27. Rh5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:02:
05]} 28. Rxg5 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:02]}
Rxg5+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 30. Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Rh1 {
[%emt 0:01:24]} Bf1+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bd4+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxh1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 35. Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 36. Qe3
{[%emt 0:00:40]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 37. c3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qh2+ {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 38. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:01:36]} 40. Qg1 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 41. Ng4 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Qh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Qh2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Qxh2+ {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 43. Nxh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 44. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. Ne3 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 47. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 48. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 49. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bh6
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 50. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 52. b4+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 53.
e5+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 54. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 55. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Ke3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 57. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 58.
Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 59. Nd4+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} Kd7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 60. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Nd4+ Kc7 62.
Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 63. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 64. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 65. Nd4+ {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 66. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} 67. f5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 68. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
exf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 69. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 70. Kg5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 71. Kxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 72. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01] Ke4 Ke5+} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.30”]
[White “Zubov, Alexander”]
[Black “Drygalov, Sergey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D11”]
[WhiteElo “2597”]
[BlackElo “2446”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “141”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 5. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Nbd2 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 7. g3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:12]
} 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} 10. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:02:50]} 11. axb3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:
01:46]} 13. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 14. Kxd2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 15. e4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Rhd8 {[%emt 0:02:56]} 16. Ke3
{[%emt 0:01:59]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 17. Rhd1 {[%emt 0:05:15]} cxd4+ {[%emt 0:
00:17]} 18. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 19. Rd2 {[%emt 0:02:21]}
b5 {[%emt 0:02:55]} 20. Nd6 {[%emt 0:01:48]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 21. Nf5+ {
[%emt 0:01:07]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 22. Rxd8+ {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 23. b4 Nb3 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 24. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 25. Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 26. Ra8+ {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 28. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 29. f4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 30. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} exf4+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 31. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Nxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. e5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 33. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 34. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 35. Ng8+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 36. Bb3+ {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. e6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 38. Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Nc6+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 39. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 40. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Na4+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 41. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 42. Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. e7 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 44. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 45. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc8+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 46. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 48. e8=Q {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Kxe8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 50. Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} g5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 52. Nh5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 53. Bf7+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 55. Nxf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Bg6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 57. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 58. Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 59. Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 60. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 61. Kxh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 62. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 63. Kg6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 64. h4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 65. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 66. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 67. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 68. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Ne8+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 69. Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 70. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Na8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 71. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.31”]
[White “Khusnutdinov, Rustam”]
[Black “Fridman, Daniel”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B10”]
[WhiteElo “2470”]
[BlackElo “2633”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “144”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 6. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8.
Re1 {[%emt 0:02:20]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 10. c3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 11. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 13. Bxe7 {
[%emt 0:01:41]} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:03:18]} 14. Raxd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxe7 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 15. e5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Na4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 16. Rd2 {[%emt 0:04:57]}
Rhd8 {[%emt 0:06:31]} 17. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Ba8 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 19. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 20. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 21. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxg2
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 22. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 23. b3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 24. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25.
Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 26. exf6+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Rcd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 28. Rxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 29. Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:39]
} 30. Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 31. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kxd8
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Nc1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 34. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 35. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 36. h4 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Kc7
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. Ndf2 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 38. Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:02:
03]} 40. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 41. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Kc7
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 44. Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 45. Nde5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. Nh8 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 47. Nhxg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 48. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 50. Nge5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 51. Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kd7
{[%emt 0:00:42]} 52. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 53. Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 54. Ndf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 55. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 56. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Be7
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 57. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 58. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 59. Nc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bd4+ {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 60. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. g4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 62. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 63. Kxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 64. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 65. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 66. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kg6
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 68. h5 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 69. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 70.
Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 71. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 72. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.32”]
[White “Riazantsev, Alexander”]
[Black “Usmanov, Vasily”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D30”]
[WhiteElo “2649”]
[BlackElo “2450”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:
42]} 8. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} 10. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:48]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 11. Kb1 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 12. Be2 {[%emt 0:02:28]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 13. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} exd5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 14. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 15. Nb5 {[%emt 0:02:31]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 16. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 17. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 18. Bg4 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:03:07]} 19. Nxa7+ {[%emt 0:00:
14]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 20. Nxc6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21.
Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 22. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Qe4 {
[%emt 0:01:25]} 23. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:02:14]} Qxc2+ {[%emt 0:01:15]} 24. Rxc2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Rhc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:
59]} 26. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. f3 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Rg6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 28. R7c6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rff6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 29. Rc8+ {
[%emt 0:02:03]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 30. R1c7+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ka6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 31. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 32. f4 {[%emt 0:01:53]}
Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. R8c3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. hxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rf1+ {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 36. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rxc1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Kxc1 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} Rxg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:32]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 39.
Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 40. Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kb5 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} 41. Rb3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Rc3+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.33”]
[White “Vokhidov, Shamsiddin”]
[Black “Dreev, Aleksey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B18”]
[WhiteElo “2480”]
[BlackElo “2670”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 28,113,14,13,16,11,9,16,17,8,64,68,78,67,85,0,66,28,27,28,31,16,58,63,
63,33,31,34,50,57,53,57,62,54,60,19,27,50,63,0,0,0,17,15,15,16,19,15,20,20,31,
31,32,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]}
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Ne5
Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nd7 {B19: Classical Caro-Kann: 4…Bf5 main line} 11.
Bf4 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Qa5+ 13. c3 Nf6 14. Ne4 (14. O-O Ng4 15. Rad1 Nxe5 16. dxe5
Rd8 17. Qxd8+ Qxd8 18. Rxd8+ Kxd8 {1-0 (67) Sutovsky,E (2633)-Shankland,S
(2722) Batumi 2018}) 14… Nxe4 15. Qxe4 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Qd5 16. Qxd5 exd5
17. h5 Kd7 18. Kd2 {[#]} Bd6 $146 (18… Re8 $11) 19. Bxg7 $14 Bf4+ {[#]} 20.
Ke2 $1 Rhg8 21. Bf6 (21. g3 $16) 21… Rae8+ (21… Rxg2 $11 22. Rag1 Rgg8) 22.
Kf3 Re6 23. Bh4 Bg5 24. Bg3 Rf6+ 25. Ke2 Re8+ 26. Kd3 Rfe6 27. Bh4 {Threatens
to win with Bxg5.} Bxh4 28. Rxh4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Re2 29. Rf4 Rxb2
30. Rxf7+ Kd6 31. Rf6+ Kd7 32. Rd1 Ree2 33. Rxh6 ({White should play} 33. f3
$14) 33… Rxf2 $11 34. Rg6 (34. Rh7+ {seems wilder.} Kd6 35. a4 Rxg2 36. Re1
Rbd2+ 37. Ke3) 34… Rxg2 35. Rxg2 Rxg2 {KR-KR} 36. Rh1 Rg7 37. h6 Rh7 38. Ke3
Ke6 39. Kf4 Kf6 40. a3 a5 {The position is equal.} 41. Rh3 a4 42. Rh2 Rf7 $1
43. h7 Kg7+ $1 44. Ke5 Kh8 45. Rh3 Rf2 ({Don’t go for} 45… Rxh7 $2 46. Rxh7+
Kxh7 47. Kd6 $18) 46. Kd6 Rb2 47. Kc7 Rb3 48. Rh1 Rxa3 49. c4 Rb3 50. cxd5 cxd5
{[#] And now …a3 would win.} 51. Kd6 a3 52. Kxd5 b5 53. Kc5 b4 {…a2 is the
strong threat.} 54. d5 a2 {Hoping for …Rb1.} 55. d6 Rd3 56. Kxb4 Rxd6 57. Ra1
{Accuracy: White = 84%, Black = 77%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.34”]
[White “Pantsulaia, Levan”]
[Black “Bazeev, German”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2597”]
[BlackElo “2416”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “130”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. c4 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 5. b3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. Bb2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. d3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} 8. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 9. Nxf3 a5 10. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:16]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 11. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 12.
Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 13. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. a3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 15. Nd2 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 17.
e3 {[%emt 0:01:48]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 18. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 19. Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 20. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Red8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 22. Bc3 {
[%emt 0:01:08]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 23. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 24. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:42]} c5
{[%emt 0:01:49]} 26. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 27. Ra6 {
[%emt 0:01:00]} Ndc7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 28. Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 29. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qxc8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 30. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:13]}
Na3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 32. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:04:23]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 34. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Qxg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 36. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 37. h4 {
[%emt 0:01:14]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 38. Qxg6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qxg6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 39. Bxg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 40. Bxh5 {[%emt 0:01:13]
} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 41. Bd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c4 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 42. bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 43. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 44. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 45. c5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nxf2
{[%emt 0:00:47]} 46. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 47. Kh3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. g4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 49. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 50. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb5
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 51. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 52. Bf3 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 53. Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:
41]} 54. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 55. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. e4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nde7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 57. g5 Rd7
58. h5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 59. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} N7c6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 60. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 61. Ra3 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 62. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 63.
g6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rf4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 64. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg4+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 65. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ng5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.35”]
[White “Fedoseev, Vladimir”]
[Black “Sharma, Dinesh K.”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D12”]
[WhiteElo “2719”]
[BlackElo “2295”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “148”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,148,40,19,35,9,14,0,5,5,9,9,6,0,3,0,0,0,0,-15,-13,-18,-17,-16,-8,-17,
0,-17,-5,-11,0,-8,66,72,176,158,197,8,8,14,10,7,93,95,99,82,124,30,120,95,95,
15,52,59,38,41,257,257,251,194,191,183,194,183,183,91,84,87,121,116,120,122,
112,89,98,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,11,11,8,8,8,8,6,6,0,15,15,15,15,
15,15,60,60,60,60,60,60,60,60,60,60,60,15,15,15,15,8,15,8,15,15,15,15,15,15,15,
15,15,0,15,15,15,15,15,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6
6. Nh4 Be4 {D12: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3 Bf5} 7. Be2 (7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3 Qc7
9. Bd2 Be7 10. O-O-O dxc4 11. Bxc4 a6 12. Be2 Nbd7 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Kb1 c5 15.
d5 exd5 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 {0-1 (31) Karjakin,S (2773)-Caruana,F (2822)
Saint Louis 2018}) 7… Nbd7 8. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} h6 9. cxd5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 9. Nxe4 dxe4 10. g3 g5 11. Ng2 h5 12. h3 h4 {0-1 (43) Kirchev,K
(1958)-Ivanov,B (2342) Plovdiv 2013}) 9… cxd5 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. g3 Be7 12.
Ng2 O-O 13. Nf4 Rc8 14. f3 Nd6 15. Bd3 Bg5 16. b3 Bxf4 17. gxf4 Nf5 18. Bd2 Qf6
19. Kh1 Kh8 20. Rg1 Nb8 21. Qf1 Rg8 22. Qh3 Kh7 (22… Nc6 $11) 23. Rad1 $1 $14
g6 (23… Kh8 $16) 24. e4 $1 $18 Qxd4 25. exf5 $2 (25. Bb1 $1 $18) 25… Qxd3
$11 26. fxe6 f5 $1 27. Bb4 Qe3 (27… Qa6 $11) 28. Rge1 $1 $16 {[%cal Re1e3]}
Qb6 {[#]} 29. Be7 $1 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is in trouble.} Rge8 30. Bg5 (30.
Qh4 $16) 30… Rxe6 (30… h5 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 31. Qxh6+ Kg8 32. Qh4 (
32. Rxe6 $16 Qxe6 33. Bh4) 32… Nd7 33. Rxd5 Nf8 34. Rde5 Rce8 $2 {[#]} (34…
Rc2 $14) 35. Bf6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512] Intending Qh8+ and mate.} Nh7 (35… Rxf6
36. Rxe8) 36. Rxe6 Rxe6 37. Be5 Qc6 {[#]} 38. Kg2 $1 Qc2+ 39. Qf2 (39. Kg3 $18
{is more deadly.} Qc8 40. Qh3) 39… Qxf2+ $16 40. Kxf2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KRB-KRN} Rc6 41. Rd1 {Hoping for Rd8+.} Nf8 42. Rd8 {Bd6 is the strong threat.}
Kf7 43. Bd6 Nh7 44. Rd7+ ({White should try} 44. Kg3 $16) 44… Ke6 $11 45.
Rxh7 (45. Re7+ {seems wilder.} Kxd6 46. Rxh7 Ke6 47. Rxb7 Rc2+ 48. Kg3) 45…
Rxd6 {KR-KR} 46. Kg3 Ra6 $1 47. Rxb7 {Threatens to win with a4.} Rxa2 48. b4 a6
{[%cal Ba7a6,Ba6a5][%mdl 32]} 49. Rb6+ Kf7 50. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3h4][%mdl 32]}
Kg7 51. h4 Kh6 52. Rb8 Rb2 53. h5 a5 54. Rb6 Rxb4 55. Rxg6+ Kxh5 56. Rg5+ {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kh6 57. Rxf5 Kg6 58. Rxa5 Rb1 59. Kf2 Kf6 60. Rh5 Ra1
61. Rg5 Rb1 62. Ra5 Rc1 63. f5 Kg5 {The position is equal.} 64. Rd5 Ra1 65. Ke2
Ra3 66. Rb5 Rc3 67. Kf2 Kf6 68. Kg3 Rc4 69. Rd5 Ra4 70. Rc5 Rb4 71. Rd5 Ra4 72.
Kf2 Rf4 73. Ke3 Rxf5 74. Rxf5+ Kxf5 {Accuracy: White = 43%, Black = 53%.}
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.36”]
[White “Tukhaev, Adam”]
[Black “Aronian, Levon”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2527”]
[BlackElo “2765”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “138”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,137,25,27,32,28,0,0,0,20,27,21,8,16,15,20,24,19,25,25,17,14,-66,-63,
-62,-74,-53,-64,-63,-56,-49,-6,-6,-10,-27,-23,-22,7,7,12,4,9,4,8,8,7,-20,-14,
-13,-19,-14,-16,-16,-17,-22,-12,-12,-13,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 c6 4. h4 d5 (4…
h5 5. Bc4 b5 6. Bb3 d6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. Be3 Nd7 9. Ng5 Bxd1 10. Bxf7+ Kf8 11. Bxg6
Nc5 12. dxc5 Bg4 13. f3 {0-1 (40) Moiseenko,A (2711)-Artemiev,V (2524)
Khanty-Mansiysk 2013}) 5. exd5 Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5… cxd5 6. h5 Nc6 7.
Be3 Nh6 8. Bf4 a6 9. Nf3 Bg4 10. hxg6 hxg6 11. Be2 Nf5 12. Rxh8+ Bxh8 {0-1 (30)
Nguyen,K (2236)-Vedder,R (2253) Netherlands 2017}) 6. dxc6 {B06: Modern Defence
} Nxc6 7. d5 Nb4 8. Bc4 Bf5 9. Bb3 a5 10. a3 a4 $1 {[%cal Ra4b3]} 11. axb4 axb3
12. Rxa8 Qxa8 13. cxb3 O-O 14. Nge2 Rd8 15. Ng3 {[#]} (15. Bg5 $11) 15… Be6
$1 $15 {[%cal Rf6d5][%mdl 512]} 16. O-O (16. dxe6 Rxd1+) 16… Nxd5 17. Nxd5
Bxd5 18. Qe2 b6 19. f3 Qb8 20. Qxe7 Re8 21. Bf4 Rxe7 22. Bxb8 Bxb2 {The
position is equal.} 23. Rd1 Rd7 24. Ne2 Bf6 25. Nf4 Be6 26. Rxd7 Bxd7 $11 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 27. Nd5 Bd4+ 28. Kh2 Be6 29. Ne7+ Kf8 30. Nc6 Be3
31. Kg3 Bxb3 32. Bf4 Bg1 33. Be5 Ba4 34. Bd4 Bxd4 35. Nxd4 {KB-KN} Ke7 36. Kf4
Kd6 {aiming for …Kd5.} 37. Ne2 h6 38. Nc3 Bc2 39. Ke3 Ke5 40. f4+ Ke6 41. g4
h5 42. g5 Kf5 {[#] White must now prevent …Kg4.} 43. Nd5 Kg4 44. Nxb6 Kxh4
45. b5 Bb3 {Threatens to win with …Kg3.} 46. Nc8 Bd5 {Hoping for …Kg4.} 47.
b6 Kg3 48. Nd6 h4 {And now …h3 would win.} 49. b7 $1 ({But not} 49. Kd4 $2
Ba8 $19) 49… Bxb7 $1 50. Nxb7 {KN-K3P} h3 51. Nc5 h2 52. Ne4+ Kg2 53. Nf2
h1=Q 54. Nxh1 Kxh1 {KPP-KPP} 55. f5 {White wants to mate with Kf4.} Kg2 56. Kf4
{fxg6 would kill now.} Kh3 57. Kf3 Kh4 (57… gxf5 $5 58. Kf4 $8 Kg2 $11) 58.
Kf4 Kh5 59. fxg6 $1 fxg6 60. Kf3 Kxg5 {KP-K} 61. Kg3 Kf5 {[%cal Bg5f5,Bf5f4,
Bf4g4,Bg4f3,Bf3g3][%mdl 32]} 62. Kf3 g5 63. Kg3 {[%cal Bf3g3,Bg3g2,Bg2f2][%mdl
32]} g4 64. Kg2 Kf4 65. Kf2 g3+ 66. Kg2 Kg4 67. Kg1 Kf3 {( -> …g2)} (67…
Kf4 $5) 68. Kf1 g2+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (68… Ke3 69. Kg2 Kf4) 69. Kg1 Kg3 {
Precision: White = 71%, Black = 77%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.37”]
[White “Le, Quang Liem”]
[Black “Teske, Henrik”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C10”]
[WhiteElo “2714”]
[BlackElo “2483”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,65,37,45,110,118,104,112,122,120,115,108,130,120,140,126,159,92,101,
8,17,8,56,-22,75,66,253,254,213,227,229,223,211,196,297,111,114,115,210,210,
213,217,224,219,241,233,301,306,660,616]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4
Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ng3 Bd6 9. Re1 O-O {C10: French with
3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3…dxe4} (9… Bxg3 10. hxg3 O-O 11. c4 Re8
12. b3 b6 13. Bb2 Bb7 14. Qe2 c5 15. Rad1 Qc7 16. Bc2 Rad8 17. Rd2 cxd4 18.
Nxd4 {1-0 (71) Oparin,G (2504)-Rozentalis,E (2607) Trieste 2013}) 10. Ne5 {
LiveBook: 4 Games} Bxe5 (10… Be7 $14) 11. dxe5 $16 Nd5 {White is better.} 12.
Qh5 {[%csl Gd3][%cal Rh5h7]} g6 13. Qh6 {White wants to mate with Nh5!} f5 14.
exf6 $40 {[%mdl 128] White goes for the king.} Qxf6 15. Ne4 Qg7 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 15… Qd4 16. Re2 Rae8 17. Ng5 {1-0 (33) Audet Bouchard,N (2177)
-Leveille,P (1639) Quebec 2004}) 16. Qh4 Rfe8 17. Bh6 ({White should play} 17.
Bd2) 17… Qxb2 18. Ng5 (18. Rad1 $16) 18… Qf6 $11 19. Rad1 Rad8 20. Bc4 ({
Better is} 20. Qg3 $14 Rc8 21. Ne4) 20… b5 (20… Ne5 $11 {remains equal.})
21. Bf1 $1 $16 e5 $2 (21… Ne5 $14) 22. c4 $18 bxc4 23. Bxc4 N7b6 24. Bb3 a5
25. a3 (25. Bf8 h5 $11) 25… Qf4 (25… Bb7 $142 26. Qg3 (26. Bf8 h5 $16)
26… a4) 26. Qxf4 $2 (26. Qh3 $18 {is the precise move to win.}) 26… exf4
$16 27. Ne6 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Rd6 (27… Rd7 $16) 28. Nxc7 $1 $18 ({
Don’t play} 28. Nxf4 Rxe1+ 29. Rxe1 a4 $16) 28… Rxe1+ 29. Rxe1 Rd7 {[#]} 30.
Bxf4 $1 a4 {[#]} 31. Ba2 $1 Kg7 32. Ne6+ Kf6 $2 (32… Kf7 33. Nd4 Bb7) 33.
Bg5+ {Accuracy: White = 59%, Black = 17%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.38”]
[White “Tregubov, Pavel V.”]
[Black “Grischuk, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E68”]
[WhiteElo “2592”]
[BlackElo “2771”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “96”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,96,21,15,6,27,17,48,38,79,59,64,26,37,32,54,50,54,12,19,15,15,13,14,
0,51,24,70,19,42,44,39,-18,-18,-20,-25,-20,0,-29,-29,-59,-34,-115,-115,-122,
-116,-127,-131,-177,-76,-169,-177,-217,-210,-235,-199,-231,-237,-299,-300,-293,
-253,-278,-269,-291,0,-365,-365,-317,-247,-309,-269,-964,-802,-1272,-1256,
-1481,-1493,-869,-817]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6.
Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8. e4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Re8 10. Rb1 {E68: King’s Indian:
Fianchetto: 6…Nbd7 7 0-0 e5 8 e4} Nc5 {[%cal Rf6e4] LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. f3
c6 12. Be3 {White has an edge.} Qc7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… d5 13. Nc2 Na6
14. cxd5 cxd5 15. Bg5 Qb6+ 16. Kh1 {1/2-1/2 (79) Bauer,C (2636)-Le Roux,J
(2539) Nimes 2018}) 13. Qd2 b6 14. b4 Ne6 15. b5 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 Be6 17. bxc6
Qxc6 18. Nd5 Nd7 $1 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. f4 Rac8 21. Rbc1 f6 ({Black should play}
21… Bxd5 $11 22. cxd5 Qa4) 22. Kh1 Qc5 23. Rfd1 (23. Ne3 $14) 23… Bg4 24.
Re1 Be6 25. Qb2 (25. Ne3 $14) 25… Bxd5 $1 $11 26. cxd5 Qa5 27. g4 h6 28. Rf1
Rxc1 29. Rxc1 Rc8 30. Rf1 (30. h4 $1 $15 Rxc1+ 31. Qxc1) 30… Qc3 $17 31. Qb5
Rc7 32. Qe2 Qc2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 33. Qe1 Qb2 (33… Qxa2
$19 {is more deadly.} 34. Qb4 Rc5) 34. g5 (34. h4 $17 {was necessary.}) 34…
hxg5 $19 ({But not} 34… fxg5 35. e5 $17) (34… Qxa2 35. gxf6+ Nxf6 36. e5
$18) 35. fxg5 fxg5 36. Qg3 Qe5 37. Qf2 Nf6 38. h3 Rc8 39. Kg1 Rc5 40. Qd2 Rc3
41. Rc1 Rc5 $2 {[#]} ({Weaker is} 41… Nxe4 42. Bxe4 Rxc1+ 43. Qxc1 $17) (
41… Rxc1+ $19 42. Qxc1 g4) 42. Rxc5 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (42. Rf1 $11 {and White
stays safe.}) 42… bxc5 43. Qa5 Qe7 ({Not} 43… Nxe4 44. Qxa7+ Kh6 45. Qb8
$17) 44. Qa4 g4 45. e5 $2 {[#]} (45. hxg4 Nxg4 46. Bh3) 45… Qxe5 {Black is
clearly winning.} 46. hxg4 Kh6 47. Qd1 Qd4+ 48. Qxd4 cxd4 {Accuracy: White =
19%, Black = 59%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.39”]
[White “Guseinov, Gadir”]
[Black “Gasanov, Eldar”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B00”]
[WhiteElo “2664”]
[BlackElo “2499”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “122”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} d6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:22]} 7. d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:15]
} 8. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 9. dxe6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 11. Rad1 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 12. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:01:
37]} 13. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 14. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:33]} a6
{[%emt 0:03:47]} 15. h3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nge5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 16. Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 17. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 18. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxh6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 19. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 20. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 21. Bc4 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 22. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:
49]} 23. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 24. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rad8
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 25. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 26. c4 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 27. b3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 28.
Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 29. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Kg7 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 30. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 31. Qg3 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:06]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 33.
h4 {[%emt 0:01:37]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} 35. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 36. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 37. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 38. Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 39. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 40. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. a5 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 42. a6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Qxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 44. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 45. Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 46. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:46]}
Reb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb4 48. Bb5 Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:00]}
49. a3 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 50. c5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 51. a4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 52. c6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 53. f3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Qc5
{[%emt 0:00:00]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 55. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bb3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 56. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 57. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 58. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 59. Bxf7 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Qxf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 60. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 61. Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.40”]
[White “Sjugirov, Sanan”]
[Black “Yilmaz, Mustafa”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A67”]
[WhiteElo “2663”]
[BlackElo “2636”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “149”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. d5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} exd5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. e4 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. f4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 8. Bb5+
{[%emt 0:00:04]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. a4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nb4
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. Kh1 {[%emt 0:02:48]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 13. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 14. f5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 15.
Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 16. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 17. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:02:57]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:19]
} 20. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:03:01]} 21. e5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} dxe5 {
[%emt 0:02:58]} 22. Rae1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 23. d6+ {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 24. g4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} e4 {[%emt 0:03:46]
} 25. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} exf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Rxe8+ {[%emt 0:00:50]}
Qxe8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 28. d7 {
[%emt 0:03:06]} f2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 29. Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qxd5+ {[%emt 0:
00:28]} 30. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 31. Bxd7 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 33.
Re2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 34. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 35. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. b3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 38.
Rg2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. Bc4+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 41. Re8 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 42. Bd3+ {[%emt 0:00:39]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 43.
Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne3+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 44. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 45. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bd4+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 46. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Nc3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 47. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 48. h4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 49. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf2+
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 50. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 51. Rxb6 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 52. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Ng3+ {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 53. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 54. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 55. Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nf2+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 56. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 57. Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 58. Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 59. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 60. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 61. Rxh5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 62. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 63. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 64. h5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 65. Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 66. Rb8 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 67. Rg8+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 68. Rg6+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 69. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Nc5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 70. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 71. Rc6 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 72. Bg6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 73. Rc8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 74. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 75. h6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.41”]
[White “Melkumyan, Hrant”]
[Black “Sychev, Klementy”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2670”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “118”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,118,23,22,27,55,48,58,31,39,39,33,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,10,12,12,0,5,-37,-10,
-24,-16,-13,-13,-25,6,6,73,74,83,89,88,70,66,66,111,115,135,135,89,22,24,35,26,
22,82,12,82,82,82,82,82,82,82,82,82,85,85,78,78,85,87,2,22,0,0,-82,-70,-280,
-263,-470,-477,-526,-519,-500,-427,-820,-797,-865,-715,-5829,-5855,-29974,
-29975,-29975,-29975,-29974,-29976,-29976,-29977,-29977,-29978,-29979,-29980,
-29980,-29981,-29981,-29982]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. h4
Bg7 6. e4 {A16: English Opening: 1…Nf6 with …d5} Nxc3 7. dxc3 Qxd1+ 8. Kxd1
Nd7 9. Nd4 c5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. Nb5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Nc2 Ne5 11.
Ne3 Bd7 12. a4 Bc6 13. f3 {1/2-1/2 (42) Vidit,S (2670)-Gupta,A (2607)
Reykjavik 2017}) 10… Kd8 11. a4 b6 12. Kc2 Bb7 13. f3 $1 Bc6 14. Bf4 Be5 $36
{[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 15. Bxe5 Nxe5 16. b3 a6 17. Na3 e6 18. Be2
Ke7 19. Kd2 f5 20. f4 Nd7 21. e5 Bxg2 22. Rhg1 Bd5 23. Nc4 Bxc4 24. Bxc4 Rad8 (
24… Rhd8 $11 {remains equal.}) 25. Ke3 $16 Nb8 {[#]} 26. h5 $1 {[%mdl 512]}
Rhg8 (26… gxh5 27. Rg7+) 27. Rg5 Nc6 28. hxg6 (28. Bxa6 {feels hotter.} Kf7
29. Rh1 Rg7 30. hxg6+ hxg6 31. Be2) 28… Rxg6 29. Rxg6 hxg6 $14 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRB-KRN} 30. Rh1 ({Reject} 30. Bxa6 $6 Rh8 $11) 30… Rf8 31. Rh6 (31.
Bxa6 $16 g5 32. Bb5 (32. fxg5 Nxe5 33. Bb5 Ng4+ 34. Ke2 Ne5 $11) 32… gxf4+
33. Kxf4) 31… Na5 $11 32. Bxa6 {Black must now prevent b4.} Nxb3 33. Rxg6 {
Strongly threatening Bc4.} Na5 (33… Rh8 $1 $11) 34. Bb5 (34. Rh6 $16) 34…
Kf7 (34… Rh8 $11) 35. Rh6 $16 Ke7 36. Kf3 Rf7 37. Rh8 {[%csl Gb5][%cal Rh8e8]
} Rf8 38. Rh1 Nb7 39. Kf2 Na5 40. Ke2 Nb7 41. Bc4 Na5 42. Ba2 ({White should
play} 42. Ba6 $16) 42… c4 43. Ke3 Rg8 {Hoping for …Rg3+.} 44. Rh7+ (44. Kf3
$11 {keeps the balance.}) 44… Kd8 {aiming for …Rg3+.} 45. Rh6 $2 (45. Kf2
$1 $15) 45… Rg3+ $19 46. Kf2 $2 (46. Kd2 Rg2+ 47. Ke1) 46… Rxc3 {Threatens
to win with …Rc2+.} 47. Bb1 Rc1 48. Bxf5 exf5 {KRN-KR} 49. Ke3 (49. Rxb6 $142
Ra1 50. Rd6+ Ke7 51. Rd5) 49… Rd1 50. Ke2 Rd5 51. Rxb6 c3 52. Rb5 Rxb5 {
Black mates.} 53. axb5 {KN-K3P} Nc4 54. Kd3 {[#]} c2 $1 55. Kxc2 Na3+ 56. Kd3
Nxb5 57. Kc4 Nc7 58. e6 Ke7 59. Kd4 Kxe6 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 74%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.42”]
[White “Grachev, Boris”]
[Black “Popov, Ivan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C81”]
[WhiteElo “2626”]
[BlackElo “2592”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “32”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 6. d4 {
[%emt 0:01:18]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
8. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Nc5 {
[%emt 0:01:19]} 10. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nxb3 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 11. axb3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 12. c4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:12]
} 13. cxd5 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Be4
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Qd3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.43”]
[White “Hovhannisyan, Robert”]
[Black “Saric, Ivan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2637”]
[BlackElo “2695”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “97”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,97,54,43,66,47,49,44,48,45,31,9,29,21,12,21,80,77,72,70,65,74,61,72,
68,61,72,63,77,61,69,55,152,162,136,66,63,56,47,37,36,38,68,37,45,29,49,39,45,
29,64,69,96,101,101,101,93,101,108,104,103,75,76,76,78,83,77,8,70,63,63,63,152,
142,240,241,233,226,386,366,502,491,555,545,581,578,585,566]} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 d6
3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Be3 Nd7 5. Nf3 a6 6. Bc4 {B06: Modern Defence} (6. Bd3 e6 7. O-O
Ne7 8. Ne2 h6 9. Ng3 b6 10. c3 Bb7 11. a4 Kf8 12. Re1 Kg8 13. b4 Kh7 {1-0 (40)
Grischuk,A (2750)-Rapport,R (2698) chess.com INT 2017}) 6… e6 7. a4 {
LiveBook: 32 Games} Ne7 8. a5 {White is slightly better.} O-O 9. Qd2 Nf6 $146 (
{Predecessor:} 9… Re8 10. Bh6 Bh8 11. Bb3 c5 12. O-O Nc6 13. d5 Nd4 14. Nxd4
cxd4 15. dxe6 fxe6 {1-0 (62) Bondarets,V (2279)-Tokranovs,D (2265) Lvov 2016})
10. Bd3 Ng4 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bh4 g5 13. h3 Ne5 (13… Nf6 $11 {remains equal.}
14. e5 Nfd5 15. Nxd5 exd5) 14. dxe5 $16 {Threatens to win with Bg3.} gxh4 15.
exd6 ({Of course not} 15. Nxh4 $6 dxe5 16. Nf3 Qd6 $11) 15… cxd6 16. Nxh4 Nc6
17. Nf3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Nxa5 18. Ne2 Nc6 19. c3
d5 20. exd5 Qxd5 21. O-O Rd8 {[#]} (21… Ne5 $1 $14 22. Nxe5 Qxe5) 22. Rfd1 $1
Qc5 {[#]} 23. Ng3 (23. b4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rb4c5]} Qe7 24. b5) 23… Bd7 $14 24.
Ne4 Qe7 25. Qe2 Be8 26. Ng3 Rd5 27. Be4 Rxd1+ 28. Rxd1 Rd8 29. Rxd8 Nxd8 30.
Bc2 Qc5 31. Nf5 {[%mdl 64] Pin} Bb5 32. Qd2 exf5 33. Qxd8+ Qf8 34. Qd5 Bc6 35.
Qxf5 {[%csl Gc2][%cal Rf5h7]} Qe7 36. Qc8+ (36. Bd3 {is interesting.} Qe6 37.
Nh4 Kf8 38. Qf4 Be5 39. Qe3) 36… Qe8 37. Qxe8+ Bxe8 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KBB-KBN} 38. Nd4 a5 39. Be4 (39. f3 $16) 39… b5 (39… Bxd4 $1 $11 40. cxd4
b5) 40. Bc6 Bxc6 41. Nxc6 $14 {KB-KN} a4 (41… b4 $1 $14) 42. Kf1 $16 Kf8 (
42… a3 $16 {keeps fighting.} 43. bxa3 Bxc3) 43. Ke2 $18 Ke8 44. Kd3 Kd7 $2 (
44… Bf8 45. Nd4 b4 46. cxb4 Bxb4) 45. Nd4 b4 46. cxb4 {White is clearly
winning.} Kc7 47. Nb5+ Kb6 48. Nc3 h5 49. Kc4 {Accuracy: White = 71%, Black =
51%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.44”]
[White “Savchenko, Boris”]
[Black “Golubov, Saveliy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B23”]
[WhiteElo “2562”]
[BlackElo “2482”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “78”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bb5+ {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:02:49]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 7. Re1+ {[%emt 0:02:11]} Be7 {[%emt 0:02:
33]} 8. Ne5 {[%emt 0:03:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 9. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} bxc6
{[%emt 0:01:20]} 10. b3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:25]} 11. Ba3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Re8 {[%emt 0:06:30]} 12. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:02:08]} 13.
d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 14. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} 15. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 16. Nxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. c3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 18. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 19. a4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 20. a5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 21. Qc1 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 22. a6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 23. h3
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 24. b4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rbd8 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 25. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 26. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:38]}
Re7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 27. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 28. dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:41]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 30. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 31. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kg8
{[%emt 0:00:16]} 32. Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 33. Re3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 34. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 35. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rh1+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 37. Qc4+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 38. Ne6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.45”]
[White “Gabrielian, Artur”]
[Black “Bocharov, Ivan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2499”]
[BlackElo “2563”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “103”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. Bh4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. a4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 9. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} fxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 11. c3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 12. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13.
O-O {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 14. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} 15. Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 16. d4 {[%emt 0:
00:57]} Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 17. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
18. cxd4 {[%emt 0:02:24]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 19. d5 {[%emt 0:01:30]} cxd5 {
[%emt 0:02:12]} 20. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Ne4 {[%emt 0:
01:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 23.
Rcd1 {[%emt 0:02:59]} a4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 24. h3 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:
01:20]} 25. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 26. Nfd2 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 27. g3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 28. Nxc5
{[%emt 0:00:29]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. b6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 30. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf3
{[%emt 0:00:35]} 32. Red1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 33. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 34. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rfb3 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 35. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 36. Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:44]}
Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 38. Nxd6+
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 40. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rb1+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 41. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
R6b4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 43. Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 44. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 45. d6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. Rf4+ {[%emt 0:00:33]} Kd5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Ne7+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kxd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 48. Nf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 50. Rxc5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 52. h4 {[%emt 0:00:19] Ke5} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.46”]
[White “Goganov, Aleksey”]
[Black “Najer, Evgeniy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2612”]
[BlackElo “2670”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,95,31,24,20,43,50,47,49,72,49,56,12,12,10,15,8,14,14,13,16,20,16,44,
27,35,29,58,10,77,80,66,65,72,66,85,86,89,93,77,79,162,158,239,245,276,184,310,
258,268,170,159,168,368,368,381,376,350,231,238,187,189,187,186,45,51,8,25,8,8,
0,8,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 c5 5. Bxb4 cxb4 6. g3 b6
7. Bg2 Bb7 8. O-O a5 {E16: Queen’s Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} 9. Qd3 O-O 10.
Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1e3][%mdl 32]} d6 11. e4 e5 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 12.
Rfe1 Nc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Qc7 13. Nf1 a4 14. Rac1 Ra5 15. h3 Re8 16.
g4 g6 17. Ng3 Nfd7 18. Qd2 {0-1 (58) Laznicka,V (2594)-Fedorchuk,S (2618)
Germany 2007}) 13. Nf1 Re8 14. Rad1 Rb8 15. Ne3 exd4 16. Nxd4 (16. Nf5 {
looks sharper.} g6 17. N5xd4 Ne5 18. Qc2 Qc8 19. b3) 16… Nxd4 17. Qxd4 {
Hoping for Nf5.} Bxe4 18. Qxd6 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Qxd6 20. Rxd6 Kf8 21. Red1 Rec8
22. f3 b5 23. cxb5 Rxb5 24. g4 b3 (24… h5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 25. a3
$16 h5 26. h3 Re8 27. Kf2 Kg8 28. Rd8 Rxd8 29. Rxd8+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KRN-KRN} Kh7 30. Ke2 hxg4 (30… h4 $16) 31. hxg4 $18 ({Don’t take} 31. fxg4 $6
Rc5 $14) 31… Rb7 (31… Re5 $16 32. Kd3 Re7) 32. Ra8 $1 Rb5 33. a4 Re5 {[#]}
(33… Rg5 $142 34. Nc4 Rc5) 34. Kd3 $1 Nd7 35. Ra7 Nc5+ 36. Kd4 f6 $2 (36…
Rg5 {keeps fighting.} 37. Kc4 (37. Rxf7 Nxa4 38. Rb7 Nc5 $16) 37… Nxa4) 37.
Nc4 Ne6+ 38. Kc3 Re2 39. Nxa5 Re3+ 40. Kc4 {aiming for Re7.} Rxf3 41. Nxb3 Rf4+
{[#]} 42. Kd5 (42. Kc3 $1 $18) 42… Rb4 $1 $14 43. Kxe6 (43. Nc5 {feels
hotter.} Nxc5 44. Kxc5 Rxb2 45. a5 Ra2 46. Kb5) 43… Rxb3 44. Rc7 {Black must
now prevent Rc2.} Rxb2 {The position is equal.} 45. Rc4 Kg6 46. Kd6 Ra2 47. Kc6
f5 48. gxf5+ {Accuracy: White = 52%, Black = 45%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.47”]
[White “Esipenko, Andrey”]
[Black “Geller, Jakov”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D37”]
[WhiteElo “2593”]
[BlackElo “2518”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “163”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 6. e3
{[%emt 0:00:03]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:13]} 7. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxf4 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} 8. exf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 9. g3 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 10. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 11. Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:00:50]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 13. Qe2 {[%emt 0:02:32]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:46]} 14. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:58]} g6
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 15. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 16. bxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 17. h4 {[%emt 0:03:21]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:02:
32]} 18. Be4 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 19. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} c5
{[%emt 0:02:07]} 20. Kg2 {[%emt 0:03:11]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 21. cxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 22. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:01:46]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 23. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 24. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 25. Rc2 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Rfb8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 26. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 27. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 28. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 29. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be7
{[%emt 0:00:42]} 30. Ree2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 31. Qa4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 32. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} R8b6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 33. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 34. g4 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 35. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 36. Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 37. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 38. f5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 39. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Be7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 40. Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 41. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 42. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 43. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 45. Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 46. Rc5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 47. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 48. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 49. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ra1
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 50. Nxb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} axb2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 53. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 54. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6
{[%emt 0:00:22]} 55. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 56. Rb8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 57. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
41]} 58. h5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 59. Rc8+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kd5
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 60. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 61. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} f3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 62. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 63. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 64. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd5
{[%emt 0:00:21]} 65. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 66. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 67. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 68. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 69. Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Rd3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 70. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 71. Rb6 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Rxh5 72. Rb4+ Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 73. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg6
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 74. Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 75. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 76. Rb4+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 77. Kxf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 78. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Rxf4+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 79. Kxf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 80. Kg4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 81. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 82. Kxh6 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.48”]
[White “Baron, Tal”]
[Black “Mchedlishvili, Mikheil”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B09”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2610”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “60”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. f4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 6. d5 {[%emt 0:
00:23]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 7. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:46]} 8. a3
{[%emt 0:03:12]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:02:
39]} 10. e5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 11. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:35]} Nb6
{[%emt 0:02:58]} 12. Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nba4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 13. Nxa4 {
[%emt 0:01:15]} Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:01:21]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 15. c3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 16. c4 {[%emt 0:01:44]} cxd5
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 17. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 18. Qd4 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 19. Qb4 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:01:
38]} 20. Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. f5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 22. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 23. Qh4 {
[%emt 0:00:37]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 24. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:01:
03]} 25. Raf1 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:38]}
Bxh6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 27. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. Rg3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} 29. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 30. Rxg4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.49”]
[White “Zhigalko, Andrey”]
[Black “Ragger, Markus”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2545”]
[BlackElo “2687”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “54”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,54,0,4,1,8,-5,9,0,12,12,12,12,13,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O Nd4 6. Nxd4 Bxd4 7.
Nd2 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3…Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} O-O
8. c3 Bb6 9. Nc4 d5 10. exd5 Qxd5 11. Nxb6 axb6 {LiveBook: 6 Games. The
position is equal.} 12. Bc4 Qd6 13. Bg5 $146 Bg4 14. Qe1 Rfe8 15. Bxf6 Qxf6 16.
Qe4 Qg6 $1 17. Rfe1 Qxe4 18. dxe4 Rad8 19. f3 Be6 20. Bxe6 Rxe6 $11 {[%mdl
4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 21. Rad1 Red6 22. Rxd6 Rxd6 {KR-KR} 23. Kf2 Rd2+ 24. Re2
Rd1 25. Re1 Rd2+ 26. Re2 Rd1 27. Re1 Rd2+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.50”]
[White “Vitiugov, Nikita”]
[Black “Anisimov, Pavel”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C02”]
[WhiteElo “2719”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,90,35,32,75,80,70,75,64,70,97,93,92,81,95,97,102,74,94,77,75,65,114,
98,79,82,154,148,186,166,168,142,131,96,81,96,132,75,91,87,141,62,76,77,105,87,
137,133,132,118,129,-73,124,107,139,102,114,121,112,102,168,159,201,193,190,
196,364,361,1151,1166,1335,1327,1134,1108,1418,1367,29992]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5
3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. a3 Bd7 7. b4 cxd4 8. cxd4 Nh6 {C02: French:
Advance Variation} (8… Rc8 9. Bb2 Nh6 10. Nc3 Na5 11. Na4 Qc6 12. Nc5 Nc4 13.
Bc1 Nf5 14. Bd3 Bxc5 15. dxc5 b6 16. Bxf5 exf5 17. cxb6 Nxe5 {1-0 (63)
Zhigalko,S (2641)-Tregubov,P (2575) Riadh 2017}) 9. Nc3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Rc8
10. Na4 Qd8 {White is better.} 11. Bd3 Nf5 12. Bb2 Be7 13. Nc5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 13. O-O O-O 14. Nc5 b6 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Rc1 {1/2-1/2 (62) Eric,
J (2041)-Vidrih,J Sibenik 2007}) 13… Rc7 14. Rc1 O-O 15. O-O Bc8 16. Qb3 Nb8
17. Rc2 b6 18. Na4 $1 Bd7 19. b5 Rxc2 20. Qxc2 Qc8 ({Black should play} 20…
f6) 21. Nc3 $16 h5 22. Rc1 Qb7 23. Qd2 a6 24. bxa6 Nxa6 25. Ne2 Rc8 26. Rb1 (
26. Nf4 $142) 26… Nc7 27. Nf4 g6 ({Black should try} 27… Bb5) 28. g3 (28.
Bc3 $16) 28… Bb5 $14 29. Bc2 Qa6 30. Kg2 Ba4 31. Bxf5 exf5 {[#]} 32. e6 $1 {
[%mdl 512]} Nxe6 33. Nxd5 $2 {[#]} (33. Nxe6 $16 {is forced if you want to
stay better.} fxe6 34. Re1) 33… Bd8 $2 (33… Bg5 $1 $17 {[%cal Rg5d2][%mdl
512]} 34. Qe1 (34. Nxg5 Qb7 $15) 34… Qb7) 34. Nb4 $16 Qb7 35. d5 Nf8 36. Re1
$40 {[%mdl 128] White has strong attack.} f6 37. Qe3 Qd7 (37… Bb5 $16) 38.
Nd4 $18 Qf7 39. Ndc6 Bxc6 40. dxc6 b5 $2 (40… Bc7 {was called for.} 41. Qd4
Nh7) 41. Qc5 Qc4 $2 (41… Nd7 42. Qxb5 Rb8) 42. Qd6 {White is clearly winning.
} Qf7 43. Nd5 Kg7 {[#]} 44. Nxf6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxf6 45. Bxf6+ Kh6 {Accuracy:
White = 70%, Black = 29%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.51”]
[White “Nozdrachev, Vladislav”]
[Black “Adly, Ahmed”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2486”]
[BlackElo “2626”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “97”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
8. f4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} exf4 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} 10. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 13. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Rd2
{[%emt 0:02:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 17. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 18. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:50]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 19. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} h4 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} 20. Bf2 Bb4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 21. c3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bd6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Kc2 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 23. Be4 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 24. Rdd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 25.
Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 27. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 28. Rxd3 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:
02]} 30. b3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 31. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Na3+
{[%emt 0:00:26]} 32. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:01:49]} Be4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 34. Nxf7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} 35. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Kxa3 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Re8+
{[%emt 0:01:15]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Re7+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} 40. Re8+ {[%emt 0:01:13]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 41. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
h2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 42. Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 43. Rh7+ {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Nd7+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 45. Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:38]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 46. g5 {[%emt 0:01:02]}
Kxd4 {[%emt 0:02:36]} 47. g6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 48. g7 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.52”]
[White “Petrov, Nikita”]
[Black “Amin, Bassem”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C55”]
[WhiteElo “2593”]
[BlackElo “2710”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “133”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,133,0,-23,-29,-16,0,-21,-25,-50,-42,-46,-46,-51,-25,-75,-66,-79,0,0,
0,-51,-37,-93,-84,-91,-91,-104,-73,-144,-156,-155,-158,-167,-55,-59,-31,-30,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-90,-96,-102,-97,-108,-112,-112,-83,-73,-73,-73,
-73,-75,-66,-99,-107,-131,-137,-256,-263,-323,-317,-289,-307,-310,-285,-279,
-293,-300,-287,-225,-70,-70,-51,-51,-26,-28,0,-46,-8,-8,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,
-8,-8,-8,-8,0,-8,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6.
c3 g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Nf1 Na5 10. Bb5 a6 11. Ba4 b5 12. Bc2 c5 {
C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} 13. d4 {LiveBook:
3 Games} (13. h3 Nc6 14. Ng3 d5 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Ne4 Qb6 17. Bd2 Be6 18. Qc1
f5 19. Ng3 Kh7 20. h4 {0-1 (68) Bok,B (2598)-Amin,B (2662) Doha 2016}) 13…
exd4 14. cxd4 Bg4 15. d5 Re8 16. Ng3 Nc4 17. h3 Bxf3 $1 18. gxf3 h5 $146 {
[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} 19. f4 h4 20. Nf1 Nh5 ({Better is} 20… Ra7 $1
$17 21. Ne3 Rae7 22. Nxc4 bxc4) 21. Rb1 $11 Bh6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is
pushing.} 22. b3 (22. Qg4 $1 $11) 22… Nb6 $15 {[%cal Bc4b6,Bb6d5,Bd5f4][%mdl
32]} 23. Qg4 (23. f5 $15 Bxc1 24. Qxc1) 23… Nxd5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 64] Pin} 24.
f5 Bxc1 25. Rbxc1 Ndf4 26. e5 (26. Kh1 $142) 26… Rxe5 27. Rxe5 dxe5 28. fxg6
Qg5 (28… fxg6 $19 29. Rd1 Qg5 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 29. Kh2 $15 Qxg4 30. hxg4 Nf6
31. gxf7+ Kxf7 32. Bf5 Ne6 33. Ne3 Rd8 34. Bxe6+ Kxe6 35. Rxc5 $11 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRN-KRN} Rd2 36. Rc6+ Kf7 37. g5 Rxf2+ 38. Kg1 (38. Kh3 $11 Ne4 39. Ng4
Rf3+ 40. Kxh4) 38… Ne4 $17 39. Ng4 Rxa2 {And now …h3 would win.} 40. Nxe5+
Ke7 41. Ng6+ Kd7 42. Ne5+ Kd8 $1 {aiming for …h3.} 43. Rh6 {Threatening g6.}
Nxg5 44. Rxh4 Re2 45. Nd3 Rd2 46. Rh8+ Kc7 47. Nc5 {[#]} (47. Nf4 $17) 47… a5
$1 $19 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 48. Rh6 Rc2 49. Na6+ Kb7 {Threatens to
win with …Nf3+.} 50. b4 a4 51. Nc5+ Kc7 52. Ra6 Nf3+ 53. Kf1 {[#]} Nd2+ $2 (
53… Ra2 $1 $19 {…Nd4 is the strong threat.} 54. Ne6+ Kc8 55. Rc6+ Kb7) 54.
Ke1 $15 Ra2 55. Ne6+ Kb7 56. Nc5+ Kc7 {Hoping for …Nb3.} 57. Ne6+ Kd7 {
White must now prevent …Nb3.} 58. Nd4 {The position is equal.} Nc4 (58… Kc8
{keeps more tension.} 59. Nxb5 Kb7 60. Re6 Rb2 61. Nd6+ Kb8) 59. Nxb5 a3 60.
Nxa3 Nxa3 $11 {KRN-KR} 61. Kf1 Kc7 62. Kg1 Kb7 63. b5 Kc7 64. Kf1 Kb7 65. Kg1
Rb2 66. Rxa3 Rxb5 67. Kf2 {Accuracy: White = 61%, Black = 53%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.53”]
[White “Vastrukhin, Oleg”]
[Black “Antipov, Mikhail Al.”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2413”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:00:
00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxd1 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 8. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 9. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. b3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. Bb2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 12. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:46]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 13. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:03:09]} 14. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 15. Nxd7 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Na4 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 17. a3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 18. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 19. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bxc5
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:02:15]} Rhd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 21. Rxd8 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 23. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxa3 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 24. Bxa5+ {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Bc2 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 26. b4
{[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 27. e3 {[%emt 0:02:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:
49]} 28. f4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} e4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 29. Kf2 {[%emt 0:01:32]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:37]} 30. bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 31. Bd4 {
[%emt 0:01:00]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 32. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bxf1 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 33. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. f5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} h5
{[%emt 0:01:21]} 35. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 36. cxb5+ Kxb5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 38. Be1 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:01:47]} 39. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 40.
h3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.54”]
[White “Vlassov, Nikolai”]
[Black “Sakaev, Konstantin”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B22”]
[WhiteElo “2401”]
[BlackElo “2584”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “86”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 7. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:55]} 10. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:
01:46]} g5 {[%emt 0:03:16]} 12. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:11]} 13.
exf6 {[%emt 0:02:07]} exf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Nce7 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 15. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 16. Bb3 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 17. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 18.
Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 19. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nc4 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 20. Nb4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 21. Nbxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 23. h4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} gxh4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 24. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Nxb2 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 25. Qb1 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 27. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 28. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 29. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 30. Bb3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 31. Re7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxb3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 32. Qxb3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 34. Qf3 {[%emt 0:02:49]}
Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 35. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 36. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 37. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qxg3+ {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 38. Qxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 40. Kxg3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 41.
a4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 42. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} f5+ {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 43. Kxh5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rh3# {[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.55”]
[White “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Black “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2481”]
[BlackElo “2618”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 3. b3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. d4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 11. Bxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 13. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 14. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 15. Qxc7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Rfd1
{[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 17. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rxb7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 18. Nd3 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
f6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 20. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 21. Bxe7 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} Kxe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:
20]} 23. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kxd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Nc6+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 26. Rc2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 27. f4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:11]
} 28. Rxc7+ {[%emt 0:01:49]} Kxc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kc6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. a3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 32. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33.
b4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 34. h3 {[%emt 0:02:39]} exf4 {[%emt 0:
00:58]} 35. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 36. h4 {[%emt 0:02:19]}
g6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. e3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 38. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 39. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 40. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.56”]
[White “Piorun, Kacper”]
[Black “Gutenev, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B24”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2456”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
8. Nd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 9. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 11. Nc1 {[%emt 0:
02:06]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 12. c3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 13.
bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ndc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 14. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 15. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Ne3 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} a5 {[%emt 0:04:11]} 17. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:
35]} 18. f4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. exf5 {[%emt 0:02:30]} gxf5
{[%emt 0:02:40]} 20. g4 {[%emt 0:01:34]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 21. gxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 22. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 23.
Rfe1 {[%emt 0:01:24]} d4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 24. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Ng6 {
[%emt 0:01:10]} 25. Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:23]} Ncxe5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. fxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} dxc3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 27. Nh5+ {[%emt 0:01:05]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 29. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Rac1 Rbc8 {[%emt 0:02:55]} 31. Rxc8 {[%emt 0:02:
58]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. e6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 33.
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 34. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 35. Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 36. Nd5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38.
Nd5 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.57”]
[White “Makarov, Marat”]
[Black “Frolyanov, Dmitry”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2505”]
[BlackElo “2517”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “138”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. b3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 4. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. c4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 8. bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} b6 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:42]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 11. Rad1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 12. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:04:03]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 13. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:02:19]} 14. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:01:01]}
Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Qc3+ {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 17. e4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:58]
} 18. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} exd5 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 19. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qd8
{[%emt 0:01:03]} 20. Ng4 {[%emt 0:01:36]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Bf3 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 22. Qe3 {[%emt 0:03:17]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 23.
Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 24. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nf7 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} 25. d4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 26. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 27. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
28. Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 29. h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd6 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 30. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 31. Qf3 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 32. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Rcf7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 33.
Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 34. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 35. d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 36. h5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 37. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 38.
Re6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 39. hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 40. Rde1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 41. Nh5 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 42. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 43. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 45. Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 46. Rf3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 48. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 49. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 50. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 51. Rxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 52. Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 53. Rec2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 54. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 55. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 56. R7c6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd3+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 57. f3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 58. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 59. Rxh7 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 60. Rh6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 61. Rh5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 62. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:56]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 63. Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 64. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 65. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 66. Rc2+ {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 67. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 68. Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 69. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.58”]
[White “Rakhmanov, Aleksandr”]
[Black “Maghsoodloo, Parham”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A10”]
[WhiteElo “2629”]
[BlackElo “2688”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “161”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,160,24,40,0,30,0,52,16,22,22,18,13,21,19,22,4,8,-6,-20,-33,0,0,51,37,
39,28,39,39,43,44,94,77,204,188,200,229,227,197,230,228,230,190,202,80,74,75,
78,108,102,70,154,0,0,-568,-104,-1850,-1801,-1197,36,47,36,43,43,41,375,70,194,
0,0,0,704,697,6722,6326,2743,864,847,812,805,802,506,0,1927,257,371,758,768,
748,643,416,357,75,128,0,100,100,191,94,229,63,64,28,345,65,87,67,125,125,125,
125,125,83,697,61,125,136,136,8,8,0,0,0,4137,4129,29974,29975,29974,29975,
29974,29975,29975,29976,29975,29977,29976,29978,29988,29985,29986,29987,29987,
29987,29987,29988,29991,29992,29998,29999,29999]} 1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Bg7 3. g3 e5
4. Bg2 d6 5. d3 f5 6. e4 Nf6 7. Nge2 O-O {LiveBook: 169 Games. A21: English
Opening: 1…e5 2 Nc3} 8. h3 (8. O-O c6 9. exf5 Bxf5 10. h3 h5 11. Bg5 Na6 12.
Qd2 Qd7 13. Kh2 Rae8 14. Rad1 Nc5 15. Qe3 Ne6 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Ne4 {1/2-1/2
(45) Carlsen,M (2832)-Guseinov,G (2645) chess.com INT 2017}) 8… a5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 8… c6 9. O-O f4 10. gxf4 Nh5 11. f5 Qh4 12. Ng3 Nxg3 13. fxg3
Qxg3 14. Rf3 Qh4 15. fxg6 hxg6 16. Be3 Be6 17. Rxf8+ Bxf8 {0-1 (50) Makhmutov,
R (2437)-Vavulin,M (2599) Sochi 2017}) 9. Be3 Na6 ({Black should play} 9…
fxe4 $11 10. dxe4 b6) 10. Qd2 fxe4 11. dxe4 Nc5 12. O-O b6 13. b3 Bb7 {[%cal
Rf6e4]} 14. Qc2 Ne6 15. f4 exf4 16. gxf4 Nd7 17. Rad1 Qe8 (17… Qh4 $11) 18.
Nd5 $14 Rc8 19. Ng3 Kh8 20. Qd2 Nec5 21. Bd4 Qf7 22. e5 $1 c6 (22… dxe5 $16
23. fxe5 Qe8) 23. Bxc5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 64] Overworked Piece} Nxc5 24. Nxb6 Rcd8
25. exd6 (25. Qxa5 $6 Qe7 $16) 25… Ne6 26. Ne2 (26. Qxa5 c5) 26… c5 27. d7
(27. Qxa5 $6 Bxg2 28. Kxg2 g5 $16) 27… Nd4 28. Nc3 (28. Nxd4 $6 Bxd4+ 29. Kh2
Bxg2 $16) (28. Bxb7 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Qe6 29. Nxd4 Bxd4+ 30. Kh1)
28… Qe6 $16 29. Bxb7 {Hoping for Nca4.} Qxb6 30. Bc8 $1 g5 31. Nd5 Qd6 (31…
Qh6 $14) 32. f5 $2 ({And not} 32. Qxa5 Qe6 $11) (32. Kh1 $1 $16) 32… Nxf5 $11
{Strongly threatening …Bd4+.} 33. Qxg5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (33. Qd3 $1 $11 Bd4+
34. Kg2 Nh4+ 35. Kh1) 33… Bd4+ $2 (33… Bh6 $1 $19 {[%cal Rh6g5]} 34. Nc3
Bxg5 35. Rxd6 Nxd6 36. Rxf8+ Rxf8) 34. Kg2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34. Rxd4 $17 Nxd4
35. Rf6) 34… Rg8 $19 35. Rxf5 h6 $2 (35… Qe6 $19 {( -> …Qxf5)} 36. Rxd4
Rxg5+ 37. Rxg5 cxd4) 36. Qg4 $1 $14 {And now Re1 would win.} Qe6 37. Kf3 Rxg4
38. hxg4 a4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({Better is} 38… Kh7 $14) 39. Rh1 $2 (39. b4 $18
) 39… Kg7 (39… axb3 $14 40. axb3 Kh7) 40. Rf4 $2 (40. bxa4 $18 {Black must
now prevent a5.} Qc6 41. Re1) 40… axb3 41. axb3 Qd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41…
h5 $11) 42. Re1 $18 Qb8 43. Re7+ Kg6 {[#]} 44. b4 $1 Qa8 (44… cxb4 45. Re8)
45. Re6+ Kg7 46. Ra6 Qb8 47. Re6 $2 (47. Ne7 $18) 47… Qa7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (
47… Qa8 $11) 48. bxc5 $2 (48. Re7+ Kg6 49. Rf5 Qa3+ 50. Kg2) 48… Qa3+ (
48… Bxc5 $142 49. Re8 Qa5 50. Rxd8 Qxd8) 49. Ke4 Bxc5 50. Re8 Qa5 51. Rxd8
Qxd8 52. Kf3 $2 (52. Rf6 $18 {is the precise move to win.}) 52… Qa5 $16 53.
Re4 ({White has to play} 53. Bb7 $1 $16) 53… Qa3+ (53… Qa1 $1 $11 54. Kf4 (
54. d8=Q Qf1+ 55. Kg3 Bf2+ 56. Kf4 Bh4+ 57. Ke5 Bxd8 $15) 54… Qc1+ 55. Ne3
Bxe3+ 56. Rxe3 Qxc4+ 57. Kg3 Qd5) 54. Ne3 $1 Bb6 {[#]} (54… Qd3 $16) 55. Re6
(55. Re7+ $1 $18 {[%mdl 512] and White stays clearly on top.} Qxe7 56. Nf5+ {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kf8 57. Nxe7 Kxe7 58. Ke4) 55… Bc7 (55… Qb3 $16 {
was worth a try.}) 56. Re8 $2 ({White must play} 56. Bb7 $1 $18) 56… Qd3 $14
57. Re7+ Kf6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (57… Kf8 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 58.
Re6 Qd4) 58. Re6+ $2 (58. d8=R $1 $18 Bxd8 59. Rd7) 58… Kg5 59. Rc6 Qd4 (
59… Bd8 $14) 60. Rxc7 $16 {Threatens to win with Rc5+!} Qf4+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} 61. Ke2 Qxc7 62. Kd3 $1 Qd8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (62… h5 $16) 63.
c5 $2 (63. Nf5 $18) 63… Kf6 $14 64. Nd5+ {[%mdl 1024] White has strong
compensation.} Kf7 65. Nb4 (65. Kc4 $1 $16 Qg5 66. Nb4 (66. c6 Qxg4+ 67. Kc5
Qg1+ 68. Kc4 Qg4+ 69. Kc5 Qg1+ 70. Kb5 Qg5 $11) 66… Qf4+ 67. Kb5 Qb8+ 68. Ka5
(68. Kc6 Ke7 $11) 68… Qa8+ 69. Kb6 Qb8+ 70. Bb7 Qd8+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack
} 71. Kc6) 65… Qf6 $11 66. Kc4 Qf1+ $1 67. Kd5 Qf6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (
67… Qf3+ $11 68. Kd6 Qg3+ 69. Kd5 Qf3+ 70. Kd6 Qg3+ 71. Kd5 Qf3+) 68. Nc6 $1
$18 Qf3+ 69. Kd6 {White mates.} Qd3+ 70. Kc7 Qg3+ 71. Kb7 Qb3+ 72. Ka7 Qa3+ {
[#]} 73. Ba6 $1 Qxc5+ 74. Kb7 h5 75. gxh5 Qxh5 76. d8=Q Qc5 {[#]} 77. Bc4+ $1
Kg6 (77… Qxc4 78. Ne5+) 78. Ne7+ Kf6 79. Nd5+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack
(Double check)} Ke5 80. Qf6+ Ke4 81. Qf4# {Accuracy: White = 31%, Black = 33%.}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.59”]
[White “Kazhgaleyev, Murtas”]
[Black “Novikov, Stanislav”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2587”]
[BlackElo “2540”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 8. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 9. a3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:21]
} 10. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qb8 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:25]} 13. Rfd1 {
[%emt 0:02:12]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 14. b4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:56]
} 15. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Bf8
{[%emt 0:02:38]} 17. Qb3 {[%emt 0:01:39]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 18. a4 {[%emt 0:
01:03]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 19. Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 20.
bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 21. Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Ra7 {
[%emt 0:01:40]} 22. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 23. Qxa4 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 24. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxd6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 25. Bxa7 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Qxa7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:46]
} Rc8 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 27. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 28. Qd1 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 29. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 30. g4 {[%emt 0:02:10]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 31. g5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bd4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 32. Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 33. Bxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} Qxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 35. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. Ne1 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Rb4
{[%emt 0:00:31]} 37. c5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 38. Nd3 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 40.
Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 41. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} 42. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 43. c6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 44. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 45. c7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} a2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 46. c8=Q {[%emt 0:00:10]} a1=Q+ {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 47. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 48. Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qd1+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.60”]
[White “Lintchevski, Daniil”]
[Black “Lomasov, Semyon”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A35”]
[WhiteElo “2516”]
[BlackElo “2553”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. a3 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. b4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:12]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 13. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 14. g3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bb8
{[%emt 0:00:35]} 15. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 16. Nc5 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} Bh3 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 17. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 18. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:01:57]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:02:49]} 19. Qxc5 {[%emt 0:01:16]}
Qxc5 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 20. bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} h6 21. Bf1 {[%emt 0:01:11]}
Bxf1 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 22. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 23. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 24. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 25. c6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 26. Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 28. Bb2 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 29. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:04:
54]} 30. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 31. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kf7
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Rxc7+ {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
35]} 35. Kd3 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. e4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} 37. f3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Bf2 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 39. a4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 40. f4
{[%emt 0:00:06]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 41. gxh4 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 42. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 43. exf5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]
} Kxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 44. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 45. Kc5 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 47. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 48. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf4
{[%emt 0:00:38]} 49. Kxa5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxh2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. Kb5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 51. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxh4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 52. a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 53. Bxg3 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.61”]
[White “AL-Sayed, Mohammed”]
[Black “Smirin, Ilia”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2484”]
[BlackElo “2609”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 4. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Kf1 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 8. d3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 9. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} a6 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} 10. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 11. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
01:29]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 12. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
13. Qe2+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 14. Qxe7+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kxe7
{[%emt 0:00:37]} 15. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 16. Nac4 {
[%emt 0:04:35]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. a4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:
20]} 18. a5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 19. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Nb4
{[%emt 0:00:43]} 20. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 21. h4 {[%emt 0:
01:13]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nxc2 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 23.
Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 24. dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 25. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 26. axb6+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 28. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 29. g6 {[%emt 0:01:16]}
hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 30. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 31. Rxh8
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxf3 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 33. Ke2 Rb3 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.62”]
[White “Jumabayev, Rinat”]
[Black “Van Foreest, Jorden”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B10”]
[WhiteElo “2602”]
[BlackElo “2614”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “136”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 2. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 3. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 8. Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:55]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ndb4 {
[%emt 0:01:30]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:54]} Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 12. Ba4 {[%emt 0:02:29]} b5 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 13.
d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 14. Qxa4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} 15. dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:02:27]} 16. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:03:56]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 17. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:
00:49]} 18. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 19. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:39]}
Rxc6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 20. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 22. Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:32]} exd5 {[%emt 0:
01:39]} 23. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:53]}
g6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 25. Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 26. Qf4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxb2 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 27. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 28. Rxe1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. h4 {[%emt 0:00:57]}
Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. a3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 31. Re3 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 32. Rf3 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 33. Qf4 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 36. f3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 37. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:01:
13]} 38. Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. g4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 41. Re4+ {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 42. g5+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 43. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 44. Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 45. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 48.
gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Rd6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc4+ {[%emt 0:00:53]} 51. Ke5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 52. Rd7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 53. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 54. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 55. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 56. Kf6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 57. f5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 58. Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 59. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 60. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 61. Ke6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 62. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 63. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 64. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rg4
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 65. Ka5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 66. Rf5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 67. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 68. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.63”]
[White “Anikonov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Miton, Kamil”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2371”]
[BlackElo “2588”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4+
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Bg2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 8.
Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b6 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} 10. b3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 11. a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bd6 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 12. Na3 {[%emt 0:04:29]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 13. Qb2 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:03:51]} 14. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} 15. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 16. Bxb4 {[%emt 0:01:38]}
Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 18. Ne3 {
[%emt 0:01:17]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 19. Nd2 {[%emt 0:03:47]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:14]
} 20. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 21. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:32]}
fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 23. Qc2 {
[%emt 0:01:31]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 24. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 25. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 26. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc7
{[%emt 0:00:32]} 27. a5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 28. a6 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Ba8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 29. Rae1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} e3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 30.
f4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 31. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 32. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. h4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 35.
Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} exf2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. Kxf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 37. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 38. h5 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 39. Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40.
Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 41. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 42. Qxg3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 43. Qh3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rg5+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 44. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 45. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 46. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} d3
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.64”]
[White “Bindrich, Falko”]
[Black “Tsoi, Dmitry”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A81”]
[WhiteElo “2606”]
[BlackElo “2424”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “51”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nh3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} 8. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. f3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nxd2 {[%emt 0:00:
20]} 10. Bxd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. e3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qd6
{[%emt 0:00:48]} 12. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:46]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 13. e4 {[%emt 0:
01:59]} Bxd4+ {[%emt 0:01:30]} 14. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
15. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 16. Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} dxc4
{[%emt 0:00:21]} 17. e5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 18. Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 19. Nf4 {[%emt 0:02:48]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 20. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 21. Qd1 {[%emt 0:02:38]} e5
{[%emt 0:03:00]} 22. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 23. Qd6 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} Bh3 {[%emt 0:05:00]} 24. Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 25. Bf7+ {[%emt 0:00:37]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.65”]
[White “Zubritskiy, Artyom”]
[Black “Bosiocic, Marin”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A20”]
[WhiteElo “2442”]
[BlackElo “2599”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “36”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. f3 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 7. Qb3 {[%emt 0:05:57]} Na6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 8. cxd5
{[%emt 0:00:12]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 9. fxe4 {[%emt 0:04:23]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 11. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:32]}
Be6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 12. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 13. O-O-O {
[%emt 0:00:48]} Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 14. Ng5 {[%emt 0:02:18]} Nxh1 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 15. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. a3 {[%emt 0:00:31]}
Nf2 {[%emt 0:02:41]} 17. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nxd1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 18. Nxd1 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:22]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.66”]
[White “Yakubboev, Nodirbek”]
[Black “Gareyev, Timur”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2556”]
[BlackElo “2569”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a5
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. e4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8. O-O
{[%emt 0:00:28]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 10. Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 11. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:31]}
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:03:28]} 12. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 13. Qd3 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 14. h3 {[%emt 0:01:48]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} 15. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 16. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 17. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 18. Rac1 {
[%emt 0:01:51]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 19. a3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 20. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. f4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} f6 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 23. Nf1 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 24. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 25.
Rdc1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. R1c2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} 27. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 28. Bf1 {[%emt 0:
00:40]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 29. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 30.
Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 31. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Nb3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Raa8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 33. Qc3 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 34. Rce2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 35. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re7
{[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 38. Bd1 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 39. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 40. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 41. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qe6
{[%emt 0:00:27]} 42. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 43. e5 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 44. f5 {[%emt 0:01:22]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 45.
exd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 46. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re2+ {[%emt 0:01:02]} 48. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 49. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} R8e2 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 50. Qxh7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Qh7+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 53.
Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Qh7+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.67”]
[White “Indjic, Aleksandar”]
[Black “Ovchinnikov, Vsevolod”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A48”]
[WhiteElo “2620”]
[BlackElo “2329”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:28]} 6. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 7. c3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
8. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 9. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ba6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 10. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nxa6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:01:
11]} 13. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 14. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} e6
{[%emt 0:00:26]} 15. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 16. Bh4 {
[%emt 0:01:12]} g5 {[%emt 0:05:26]} 17. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 18. Bh2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 19. Nef3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bf8
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 20. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:02:51]} Ng7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 21. Qc2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 22. a5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:32]
} 23. a6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 24. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} b4 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} 25. Ra5 {[%emt 0:04:19]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 26. Qb1 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 27. Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:42]} b3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 28.
Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 29. e4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 30. Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 31. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:34]}
Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 32. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rcc6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Ng4 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 34. e5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 35. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ng6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} gxh4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 38. Qd1 {
[%emt 0:01:16]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 39. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 40. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 41. Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 42. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. Qd1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 44. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 45. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} gxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 46. Kxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.68”]
[White “Tang, Andrew”]
[Black “Yuffa, Daniil”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D00”]
[WhiteElo “2487”]
[BlackElo “2572”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 2. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 6. Nc3
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 7. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:
48]} 8. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:39]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 9. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 10. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 12. Rb1 {[%emt 0:02:46]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 13. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 14. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e5
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 15. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 17. a3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 18.
axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 19. c4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} h4 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} 20. Bh2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 21. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 22. Nc3 {[%emt 0:03:42]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 23. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:20]} 24. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 25. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 27. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 28. Bxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 29. c6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:01:
02]} 30. c7 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Re8 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 32. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 33. Qc6 {
[%emt 0:00:57]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 34. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 35. Rhd1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 36. Qc2+ {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 37. Rh5+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Qc4+ {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.69”]
[White “Zvjaginsev, Vadim”]
[Black “Vorotnikov, Vladislav V”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2642”]
[BlackElo “2417”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 4. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
00:43]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 5. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6.
Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. e4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} c6 {[%emt 0:
01:05]} 8. c3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 9. h4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} h6 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 10. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 11. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
01:11]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 12. h5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13.
d5 {[%emt 0:01:16]} exd5 {[%emt 0:02:52]} 14. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. Be2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 16. Qa4+ {
[%emt 0:01:15]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:
51]} 18. O-O {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 19. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:42]} 20. a4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 21. a5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rhg8 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 22. b4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:
48]} 23. Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 24. b5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Qe7
{[%emt 0:01:18]} 25. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 26. Na3 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 27. hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxg6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 28. f4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 29. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ng4
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 30. Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxg4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} Rdg8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 33. Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Qxh6 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.70”]
[White “Nihal Sarin”]
[Black “Huzman, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2576”]
[BlackElo “2580”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “137”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 3. e3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 6. cxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Bb5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. b3 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 11. Bb2 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 13.
Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 14. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} f5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:01:10]
} g5 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 17. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 18. N3d2 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 19. g3 {[%emt 0:02:51]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:12]
} 20. f4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} gxf3 {[%emt 0:04:49]} 21. Nxf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qh6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 22. Qg2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 23. N1d2 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 24. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:53]} 25. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:02:36]} 26. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Ref8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 29. Rxf8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxf8 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 30. Nb1 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 31. Qf2 {[%emt 0:01:24]}
Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 32. Qf5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Nxf5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 34. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 35. h3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 36. a3 {[%emt 0:02:12]} a5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 37. Na2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 38. Nc1 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. axb4 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40.
Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ne8 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 42. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Ng2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 44. g4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 45.
hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 47. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 48. Nd8 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 49. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 50.
bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 51. a5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} d4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. Ne6 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 54. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 55. a6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 56. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf6
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 57. N6d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 58. Kc3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 59. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 60. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 61. Ng1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bc6
{[%emt 0:00:25]} 62. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 63. Nc8 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 64. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 65. a7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nf2+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 66. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 67. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd6+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 68. Kxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxc8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 69. Kd4 {Ke5+} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.71”]
[White “Kovalenko, Igor”]
[Black “Chen, Qi b”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A46”]
[WhiteElo “2657”]
[BlackElo “2437”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “116”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nbd2 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. b4 O-O 6. Bb2 b6 7. b5 c5 8. bxc6
Nxc6 9. a3 Bb7 10. Bd3 Rc8 11. O-O Na5 12. Qe2 Ne4 13. Rac1 Nc3 14. Bxc3 Rxc3
15. Nb1 Rc7 16. c3 Qd6 17. Qa2 Rfc8 18. Nfd2 e5 19. Rcd1 e4 20. Be2 Qe6 21. Nb3
Nc4 22. Kh1 f5 23. a4 Bf8 24. N3d2 Na5 25. Nb3 Nc4 26. N3d2 Na5 27. Rde1 Bd6
28. Bb5 Kg7 29. Nb3 Nc4 30. a5 h5 31. Rc1 h4 32. N1d2 Nxd2 33. Qxd2 Qf7 34. a6
Bc6 35. c4 Bxb5 36. cxb5 Qd7 37. Qe2 Rc4 38. Rb1 Rc2 39. Qd1 Qxb5 40. Nc5 Qc4
41. Nb7 Bb8 42. f4 Qxa6 43. Nc5 Qe2 44. Qxe2 Rxe2 45. Ne6+ Kf6 46. Ng5 Rxe3 47.
Nh7+ Kg7 48. Ng5 Rc2 49. Rb5 Kf6 50. Nh3 Ke6 51. Ng5+ Kd6 52. Rbb1 Ree2 53. Rg1
Ke7 54. Nh3 Red2 55. Rbd1 a5 56. Rb1 Bc7 57. Rbc1 a4 58. Ra1 Rxd4 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.72”]
[White “Belozerov, Andrei”]
[Black “Zhigalko, Sergei”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B30”]
[WhiteElo “2528”]
[BlackElo “2604”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “116”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. h3
{[%emt 0:00:04]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:
08]} 8. Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 9. g4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Bg6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 10. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 11. Ne3 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Qf3 {[%emt 0:02:10]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 13.
Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 14. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:44]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:49]} 15. O-O {[%emt 0:01:04]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 16. b3 {[%emt 0:
01:50]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 17. Rbe1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18.
Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 19. Nhg2 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Bd4 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} 20. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:58]} f5 {[%emt 0:05:08]} 21. exf5 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
23. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 24. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rf7 {
[%emt 0:03:55]} 25. Re6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 26. Qg6 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 27. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 28.
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Bxh6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Rf6 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} 30. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxh3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 33. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 34. Qxf7+ {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Kxf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 36. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 38. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 39. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 40. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 41. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 43. a5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 44. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} c4 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 45. dxc4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 47. Bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxa5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 48. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 49. Rxg7 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Rxc2+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 50. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 51. f5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 52. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 53. f6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Ra1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 54. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d3+
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 55. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} d2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 56. Rc7+ {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 57. Rb7+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ka4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 58. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} d1=Q {[%emt 0:00:05]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.73”]
[White “Jones, Gawain C B”]
[Black “Sokolin, Leonid”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C05”]
[WhiteElo “2682”]
[BlackElo “2508”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “233”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,232,48,-20,44,45,58,64,100,14,22,20,22,23,27,18,51,45,54,50,43,50,51,
44,52,20,22,19,29,29,44,6,35,17,41,11,45,17,56,0,39,16,30,36,56,32,47,23,70,40,
32,37,37,33,29,25,43,10,16,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,40,9,17,9,9,9,9,10,21,30,71,71,71,71,
71,71,71,29,29,29,29,29,29,29,29,29,63,63,99,8,8,8,8,8,23,23,30,30,30,20,66,66,
66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,0,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,
66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,
66,66,66,0,8,8,8,8,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2
Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ngf3 cxd4 8. cxd4 f6 9. O-O {LiveBook:
11 Games. C06: French Tarrasch: 3…Nf6 4 e5 Nfd7 5 Bd3 main lines} (9. exf6
$14 Qxf6 10. O-O) 9… Be7 (9… fxe5 $11 10. Nxe5 Ncxe5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Qh5+
{[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Nf7) (9… fxe5 10. Nxe5 Ndxe5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Qh5+
Nf7 13. Re1 Bd6 14. Bxh7 g6 15. Qxg6 Qh4 16. Bg8 Qxh2+ {1/2-1/2 (27)
Kasimdzhanov,R (2691)-Ponomariov,R (2709) Tashkent 2016}) 10. exf6 $14 Bxf6 11.
Re1 {White is slightly better.} Qe7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… O-O 12. Nb3 e5
13. dxe5 Ndxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Rxe5 Bxe5 16. Qh5 {1-0 (38) Hernandez,C (2114)
-Saladen Dulce,R (2230) Mosquera 2014}) 12. Qe2 (12. Nb3 $16) 12… O-O $1 $11
13. Qxe6+ Qxe6 14. Rxe6 Nb6 15. Re2 Nxd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. Nb3 Bf6 18. Be3 Bd7
19. Bd4 Rae8 20. Rae1 Rxe2 21. Rxe2 Bxd4 22. Nxd4 Rf4 23. Nb3 g6 24. f3 Kf7 25.
Kf2 Bc6 26. Nc5 Rf6 27. Nb3 Rf4 28. Ke3 Rh4 29. g3 Ra4 30. a3 Nc4+ 31. Kf2 Nd6
32. Ke1 b6 33. Rc2 Bd7 34. Kd2 Ke6 35. Kc3 Nc4 36. Nd4+ Kd6 37. Re2 {[#]
Strongly threatening b3.} Ne5 38. f4 Nxd3 39. Kxd3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN
} Rc4 40. Rc2 Rxc2 41. Kxc2 {KB-KN} (41. Nxc2 {looks sharper.} Kc5 42. Nd4 Kd6
43. Nb3 Bh3 44. Kd4) 41… a5 42. b4 axb4 43. axb4 Bf5+ 44. Kd2 Bd7 45. Ke3 Bg4
46. Nb5+ Kc6 {[#]} 47. Nc3 $1 Kd6 48. Kd4 Bf3 49. b5 Ke6 50. Na4 Be2 51. Nxb6
Bxb5 52. Nxd5 Bc6 53. Ne3 Bd7 54. g4 h6 55. Nc4 (55. f5+ $16 Kf6 56. Ke4) 55…
Kf6 56. Ne5 Be6 57. Ke4 Bc8 58. h4 Bb7+ 59. Ke3 $1 Bc8 60. Kf3 g5 61. Kg3 Be6
62. Nf3 gxf4+ 63. Kxf4 Bd5 64. Nd4 Bb7 65. Nf5 Kg6 $1 66. Nd6 Bc6 67. Ne4 Bb7
68. Ng3 Bc8 69. Nf5 Bb7 $1 70. Ne3 Bc8 71. h5+ Kg7 72. Ke5 Ba6 73. Nf5+ Kh7 74.
Kf6 Be2 75. Ne3 Bf3 76. Kf5 Be2 77. Nd5 Bd3+ 78. Kf6 Bc4 79. Nf4 Bb3 80. Ng6
Bd1 81. Ne5 Be2 82. Kf7 Bd1 83. Kf8 Be2 84. Nd7 Bc4 85. Nf6+ Kh8 86. Ke7 Kg7
87. Ne8+ Kh7 88. Kf6 Bb5 89. Ke7 (89. Nd6 $14 Be2 90. Kf5) 89… Be2 90. Kf7 {
Threatens to win with Nf6+.} Bc4+ 91. Kf8 Be2 ({Black should play} 91… Be6
$11) 92. Nf6+ $1 $14 Kh8 93. Kf7 Bd3 $1 94. Nd7 Kh7 95. Nf6+ (95. Nf8+ $14 Kh8
96. Nd7) 95… Kh8 $11 {The position is equal.} 96. Nd5 Bc4 97. Ke6 Kg7 98. Ke5
Bxd5 $1 99. Kxd5 {White threatens Ke6 and mate. KPP-KP} Kf6 100. Ke4 Ke6 101.
Kf3 Ke5 102. Ke3 Ke6 103. Ke4 Kf6 $1 104. Ke3 Ke5 105. Kf3 Ke6 106. Kg2 Ke5
107. Kg3 Ke6 108. Kh4 Kf6 109. g5+ hxg5+ {KP-KP} 110. Kg4 Kg7 111. Kf5 Kh6 112.
Kg4 Kg7 113. Kxg5 Kh7 114. h6 {[%cal Bh5h6,Bh6h7][%mdl 32]} Kh8 115. Kg6 Kg8
116. h7+ Kh8 117. Kh6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] Accuracy: White = 62%, Black = 66%.} (
117. Kf5) 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.74”]
[White “Vishnu Prasanna. V”]
[Black “Ponkratov, Pavel”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B27”]
[WhiteElo “2518”]
[BlackElo “2630”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “94”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 b6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bb7 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Qc7 7. Qd2 e6 8.
O-O-O Bb4 9. Nde2 Nf6 10. f3 Nc6 11. Bf4 Qd8 12. Bd6 Bxd6 13. Qxd6 Qe7 14. Qc7
d5 15. Qxb6 dxe4 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. fxe4 O-O 18. Nc3 Rab8 19. Bc4 Qg5+ 20. Kb1
Qxg2 21. Qe3 Ne5 22. Be2 Qg6 23. h4 Qf6 24. h5 Rfc8 25. Qg3 g6 26. Rdf1 Qg7 27.
h6 Qh8 28. Rh5 Nd7 29. e5 Rc5 30. Rd1 Nxe5 31. Qe3 Rxc3 32. Qxc3 gxh5 33. Qc7
Rf8 34. Qxb7 Qf6 35. Qxa6 Qxh6 36. a4 Qe3 37. Bxh5 Rb8 38. Be2 h5 39. Bb5 Kg7
40. Qd6 Rh8 41. a5 h4 42. a6 h3 43. a7 h2 44. Qb8 Qe4 45. Bc6 Nxc6 46. Qg3+ Qg6
47. Qc3+ e5 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.75”]
[White “Grigoriants, Sergey”]
[Black “Gordievsky, Dmitry”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B32”]
[WhiteElo “2540”]
[BlackElo “2614”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “104”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6.
Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Be7 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. f4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} h6 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 11. Qe2 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 12. O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:19]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 13.
Qg2 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 14. g5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} hxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 15. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. g6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 17. h4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Nce5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18.
Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} f5 {[%emt 0:03:29]} 19. Bg5 {[%emt 0:03:37]} b4 {[%emt 0:
03:12]} 20. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 21. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} Rxh1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 22. Qxh1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:15]} 23.
Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 24. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:45]} fxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} 25. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Bg2 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 27. Na5 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Ba8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 28.
Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 29. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} 30. Nxc6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. a3 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 32. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 33. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 35. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 37. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 38.
Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 40. Qa8+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 41. Bxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Qxa8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Bxa8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re1+ 43. Ka2
Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 44. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 45. Bd5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 46. cxd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 47. b4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re2+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 48. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rb2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Ka1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 50. Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Rc1+ 51. Ka2 Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 52. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.76”]
[White “Khismatullin, Denis”]
[Black “Sanal, Vahap”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D45”]
[WhiteElo “2621”]
[BlackElo “2490”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Qc2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. g4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nxg4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 8. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Rxg4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qxf3
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 10. Rxg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 11. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:40]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:04:21]} 12. Bd2 {[%emt 0:03:03]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:02:
05]} 13. Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 14. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Qxe4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 15. Qb3 {[%emt 0:01:04]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 16. Bb4 {
[%emt 0:03:59]} Bxb4+ {[%emt 0:01:41]} 17. Qxb4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 18. O-O-O {[%emt 0:03:12]} Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 19. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:16]
} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 20. Rg4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 21. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 22. Rdg1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 23. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kc7
{[%emt 0:00:27]} 25. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 26. Bh5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Rxh7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 28. h4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rd7
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 30. a3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 31. Bd3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 33.
Ka2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 34. c5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ka7 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} 35. cxb6+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. h5 {[%emt 0:00:07]
} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 37. h6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 38. Rh8 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 39. h7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:08]
} 40. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 41. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 43. Rxf7+ {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxf7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 44. Rxb8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 45. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Be6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.77”]
[White “Vallejo Pons, Francisco”]
[Black “Teterev, Vitaly”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B53”]
[WhiteElo “2695”]
[BlackElo “2486”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,99,22,14,27,27,38,17,25,27,25,16,25,11,54,35,37,35,24,31,29,30,34,36,
50,12,12,12,12,6,14,12,14,-9,-19,-10,-8,-14,-8,-7,-7,-10,-9,-51,15,15,15,12,12,
14,9,22,18,0,0,0,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,59,0,297,283,580,547,429,127,588,588,
2627,592,29968,29966,29970,29970,29974,29975,29976,29977,29973,29973,29970,
29957]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. Bg5 Nc6 (5… e6 6. Bb5+
Bd7 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8. Qxf6 gxf6 9. Bxd7+ Nxd7 10. Nc3 Rc8 11. O-O-O Ne5 12. Nxe5
fxe5 13. Nb5 {1/2-1/2 (37) Xiong,J (2652)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2795) chess.com
INT 2017}) 6. Bb5 {LiveBook: 45 Games. B53: Sicilian: 2…d6: Lines with Qxd4}
Nd7 7. Qc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. Qd2 Qc7 8. Nc3 a6 9. Nd5 Qb8 10. Be2 e6 11.
Ne3 Nc5 12. Bd3 Be7 13. Bxe7 Nxe7 {1-0 (48) Petrov,D (2200)-Riakhovskii,M
(1370) St Petersburg 2016}) 7… Qb6 8. Bd3 {White is slightly better.} e6 9.
O-O Nc5 10. a4 Bd7 11. Na3 a6 12. Rfd1 Qb4 13. Nc4 Qxc3 14. bxc3 f6 15. Be3
O-O-O 16. Nb6+ Kc7 17. Bxc5 (17. a5 {looks sharper.} h5 18. Nd4 Ne5 19. f4 Ng4
20. Bd2) 17… dxc5 18. Nxd7 Rxd7 19. Bc4 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Nd8 21. Ne1 Bd6 22.
Nd3 Re8 23. f4 Nc6 24. g3 Na5 25. Nb2 Kc6 26. Kf2 b5 (26… Nxc4 $15 27. Nxc4
Bc7) 27. axb5+ $11 axb5 28. Bxb5+ Kxb5 29. Rxd6 {next Rd7 is good for White.}
Nc4 $1 {[%cal Rc4d6]} 30. Nxc4 Kxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} 31. Rd7 Kxc3
32. Rxg7 Rc8 33. Rxh7 Kxc2 34. Ke2 c4 35. Re7 e5 36. fxe5 fxe5 37. Rxe5 c3 38.
Rb5 Rd8 (38… Kc1 $11) 39. h4 (39. e5 $1 $14) 39… Rd3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (
39… Rd2+ $11 40. Kf3 Rd3+ 41. Kf4 Kd2) 40. g4 $18 Rd2+ $2 (40… Rg3 41. g5
Rh3) 41. Ke3 Rd3+ 42. Kf4 {Hoping for h5.} Kd2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (42… Rd4 $16)
43. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} c2 {[#]} 44. Rb2 $1 ({Don’t blunder} 44.
Rc5 $2 Rc3 $19) 44… Rb3 {[#]} 45. Rxc2+ $1 {[%mdl 512] White mates.} Kxc2 46.
h6 Rh3 47. g5 Kd3 {[#]} 48. e5 $1 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32]} Rh1 49. e6 Rf1+
50. Ke5 {Accuracy: White = 66%, Black = 43%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.78”]
[White “Paravyan, David”]
[Black “Kobo, Ori”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2494”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “162”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ne7
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. d5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 8. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:20]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:47]} 9. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:40]
} 10. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 11. Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 12. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 13. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 14. dxe6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxe6 {[%emt 0:
00:50]} 15. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 16. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Bf3 {[%emt 0:02:15]} a4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 18. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 19. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:
00:54]} 20. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 21. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 23. Bh4 {
[%emt 0:02:00]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 24. b3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} axb3 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 25. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 26. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 27. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} e3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 28. f4 {
[%emt 0:01:44]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:
59]} 30. Red1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 31. Rd4 {[%emt 0:01:37]}
Re4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 32. R4d3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:56]} R8e6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 34. Be1 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 35. g3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 36. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d4 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} 37. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 38. Ba3 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 39. Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:40]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 40.
Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 41. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 42. Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 43. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} dxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 45.
Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} h3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 46. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 47. g4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bd4+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 48. Kh1 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
50. g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 51. f5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 52. g6+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 53. Re1 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Kxf5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 54. b4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 55.
Rf1+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kxg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 56. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 57. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 58. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 59. b7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxh2+ {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 60. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg2+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 61. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rh2+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 62. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 63. Rb3 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 64. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rg2+ {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 65. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh2+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 66. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Rg2+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 67. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 68. Rxh3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 69. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 70. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rb2+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 71. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 72. Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 73. Rg8+ {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 74. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rb2+ {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 75. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 76. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rg2
{[%emt 0:00:28]} 77. Re8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 78. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 79. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 80. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 81. Re8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rc4
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.79”]
[White “Tari, Aryan”]
[Black “Hirneise, Tobias”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C45”]
[WhiteElo “2620”]
[BlackElo “2464”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “69”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2 Nd5 8.
c4 Nb6 9. Nc3 Qe6 10. Qe4 d5 11. exd6 Bxd6 12. Bd3 f5 13. Qxe6+ Bxe6 14. b3
O-O-O 15. Bb2 Bxh2 16. Rxh2 Rxd3 17. Rd1 Rxd1+ 18. Nxd1 Re8 19. Kd2 Rd8+ 20.
Kc1 Nd7 21. Rxh7 Nc5 22. Bxg7 Nd3+ 23. Kb1 f4 24. Rh8 Rxh8 25. Bxh8 Bg4 26. Kc2
Ne1+ 27. Kd2 Nxg2 28. Be5 Bf5 29. Nc3 Bh7 30. Ne2 f3 31. Nd4 Be4 32. Bg3 Kd7
33. b4 a6 34. a3 c5 35. Nb3 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.80”]
[White “Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian”]
[Black “Hakobyan, Aram”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A15”]
[WhiteElo “2555”]
[BlackElo “2545”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qe8 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 11. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Bd4 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:05:11]} 13.
Nc3 {[%emt 0:03:50]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:03:58]} 14. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:03:32]} Qf7 {
[%emt 0:01:18]} 15. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 16. Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 17. Ne1 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Nac5 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 18. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} a4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 19. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. e3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 21. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 22. Rab1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:
43]} 23. f4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 24. b4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} axb3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 25. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 26. Qc2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rfa8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 27. Rf1 {[%emt 0:02:10]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 28. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Red1 Na6 {[%emt 0:00:11]
} 30. e4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 31. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 32. e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 33. fxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 34. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} 35. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 36. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. Qg6+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Qb6+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. Qxc7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kxc7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 40. Nxc5 Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 41. Rbc1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Raa2 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 42. Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 43. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]
} Ra1+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 44. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 45. Bh1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd3+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 46. Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxh1 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 47. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 48. gxh4 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Be8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 49. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 50. Nf4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. h5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 52. h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} 54. h7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 55. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 56. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd2+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 57.
Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.81”]
[White “Shinkevich, Vitaly”]
[Black “Lobanov, Sergei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E12”]
[WhiteElo “2439”]
[BlackElo “2526”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “73”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. a3 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. cxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:
26]} 8. e4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 9. Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxe4
{[%emt 0:01:18]} 10. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 11. Qh5 {[%emt 0:
02:34]} g6 {[%emt 0:02:49]} 12. Qe2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 13.
dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 14. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} O-O {
[%emt 0:02:17]} 15. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 16. Nxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Qxd7 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 17. f3 {[%emt 0:02:58]} Rfb8 {[%emt 0:01:
28]} 18. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 19. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:02:24]}
Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 20. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 21. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 22. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 23. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 24. Rhc1 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 25. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 26. Rac1 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 27. Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 28. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxb2+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 30. Rxb1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. Bxc8
Qxc8 32. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 33. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Qc1+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 34. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. Rh8+ {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 36. h4+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 37. g4+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.82”]
[White “Potapov, Pavel”]
[Black “Borisenko, Viacheslav”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B22”]
[WhiteElo “2516”]
[BlackElo “2289”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “218”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 6. Ng5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. f4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:41]}
8. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 9. e5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ng8 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 10. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 11. d4 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 13.
Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 14. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:35]} 15. Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. exf6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Nxg5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:
02:26]} 18. Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 21. Bxe6 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Ba2 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:
06]} 23. h4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Re2 {[%emt 0:02:51]} 24. Bd5 {[%emt 0:03:48]} cxd4
{[%emt 0:02:18]} 25. h5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 26. hxg6 {
[%emt 0:02:55]} Bxg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 27. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:
01:16]} 28. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Re5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 30. Bxf7+ {[%emt 0:01:09]} Bxf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Qxg7+
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Re2 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} 33. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
R8e7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 35. b4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 36. Rg4+ {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 38. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 39. b5 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
R2xd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 40. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. bxa6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} 43. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 44. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Be8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. Rf4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 47. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 48. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 49. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Re5
{[%emt 0:00:22]} 50. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 51. Rd4 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 52. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 53. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 54. Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 55. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. Ke1 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 57. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 58. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 59. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 60. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 61. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 62. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 63. Kc4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bd3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 64. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rc8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 65. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 66. Rb4 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rh5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 67. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:
20]} 68. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Be4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 69. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 70. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rd5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 71. Ke6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 72. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rf6+ {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 73. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 74. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rh1
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 75. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 76. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 77. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 78. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 79. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 80. Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 81. Kb5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Bd3+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 82. Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 83. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rc6+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 84. Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Ba6+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} 85. Ka7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 86. Rb2 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 87. Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 88. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 89. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Ra6+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 90. Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 91. Ra7 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 92. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rh8+ {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 93. Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 94. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra4
{[%emt 0:00:23]} 95. Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 96. Kd7 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 97. Kc7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 98. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 99. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd5
{[%emt 0:00:10]} 100. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 101. Kc7 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 102. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bc6+ {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 103. Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 104. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 105. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 106.
Re7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rh5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 107. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 108. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rh4+ {[%emt 0:00:13]} 109. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.83”]
[White “Fakhrutdinov, Timur”]
[Black “Reshetnikov, Alexey”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B32”]
[WhiteElo “2481”]
[BlackElo “2492”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 5. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6.
Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. a3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 8. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} e5 {[%emt 0:06:22]} 9. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 10. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:27]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} 13. a4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. axb5 {[%emt 0:01:10]}
axb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 15. b4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:01]} 16. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:01:23]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 17. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 18. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 19. O-O {[%emt 0:01:35]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 20. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. h3 {
[%emt 0:01:18]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 22. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:
22]} 23. c4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} e4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 24. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Bf4 {
[%emt 0:01:38]} 25. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. Ra4 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 27. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:01:02]} f3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28.
Na5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 29. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qd8 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} 30. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 31. g3 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 32. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
33. h4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.84”]
[White “Popov, Valerij”]
[Black “Hirneise, Jens”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E92”]
[WhiteElo “2532”]
[BlackElo “2371”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:16]
} 8. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 9. Bh4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 10. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:54]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 12. d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 13.
Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 14. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nf4 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 15. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:
45]} 18. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 19. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 20. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 21. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 22. Rhg1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} 23. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 24. Nfd2 {[%emt 0:03:31]
} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 25. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 26. Rde1 {
[%emt 0:01:31]} Raf8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 27. a3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Be8 {[%emt 0:01:
25]} 28. Ka2 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b6
{[%emt 0:00:51]} 30. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 31. Nxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. Qg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:01:
34]} 33. Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 34. Ref1 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
R3f4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 35. Ng3 {[%emt 0:02:07]} Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 36. Rxf1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Qxf1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Qxg3 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} 38. Qf6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Qe6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 40. Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 41. Qe6+
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Qe7+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.85”]
[White “Kryakvin, Dmitry”]
[Black “Abdusattorov, Nodirbek”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E18”]
[WhiteElo “2588”]
[BlackElo “2546”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “79”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb7
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 8.
Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 10. Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 11. Kxg2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 12. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 13. e4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 14. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} f5 {
[%emt 0:00:56]} 15. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Ne3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 17. g4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} fxg4 {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 18. Qxg4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 19. Rae1 {[%emt 0:01:14]}
Bf8 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 20. f5 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 21. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 22. fxg6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 23. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 24. Qg2 {[%emt 0:01:00]}
Re8 {[%emt 0:03:17]} 25. Qxg6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 26. Nf5 {
[%emt 0:00:59]} Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 27. Nh6+ {[%emt 0:02:12]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 28. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rf1 {[%emt 0:03:33]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 30. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Rf2 {
[%emt 0:01:12]} Qxf2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 32. Qxe8+ Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 33. Qf7 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 34. d5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 35. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Qe2+ {[%emt 0:00:39]} 37. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qe3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 38. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Qxh6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 39. Qf5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 40. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.86”]
[White “Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan”]
[Black “Shubin, Kirill”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2334”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bd2 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:01:12]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 8. e3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bxd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 11. b3 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} h6 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 12. Qc2 {[%emt 0:06:10]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 13.
h3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 14. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Qc8 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} 15. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:03:33]} 16. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:01:29]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 17. dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:36]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 18. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 19. Nde4 {[%emt 0:01:46]}
Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 20. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 21. Qc3 {
[%emt 0:01:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 22. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:46]
} 23. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 24. e4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} fxe4 {
[%emt 0:01:22]} 25. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 26. Qxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 27. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 28. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 30. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 32. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:05]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 34. Nxb6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
axb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Na4 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 38. g4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rb1
{[%emt 0:00:21]} 40. Bxd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bxd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Nxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 43. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc2
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 45. f3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxh3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 47. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 48. c5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 49. c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ba6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 50. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 51. Nc3+ {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 52. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 53. Re5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 54. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.87”]
[White “Mikhalevski, Victor”]
[Black “Yeritsyan, Aram”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2579”]
[BlackElo “2372”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “43”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Na3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. c4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. b3 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 7. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:
26]} 8. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 9. Nfd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:19]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:01:08]} bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 11. bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} d6 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 12. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:
51]} 13. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 14. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Qxc4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 15. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Rxb7
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 17. Nce3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:
00:36]} 18. Qa1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxd2 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 19. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:04:02]
} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 20. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 21. Rd1
{[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 22. Nf5+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.88”]
[White “Gaifullin, Artur”]
[Black “Kovalev, Vladislav”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E91”]
[WhiteElo “2448”]
[BlackElo “2683”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “86”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,86,31,46,7,8,11,12,0,8,0,0,-45,-41,-34,-40,-33,-44,-47,-41,-40,-33,
-52,-52,-52,-60,-55,-33,-30,-31,-43,-36,-81,-52,-66,-33,-45,-43,-52,-22,-22,0,
0,0,0,27,0,80,9,16,19,28,32,53,4,8,0,0,-21,-18,-103,-101,-56,-47,-29981,-29982,
-29982,-29940]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 Na6 7.
O-O e5 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. dxe5 Nxe5 {E94: King’s Indian: Classical: 6
Be2 e5 7 0-0: Various Black 7th moves} 11. Nd4 Nc6 {LiveBook: 12 Games} 12.
Nxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Be3 Bd7 13. Qd2 Nc5 14. Ndb5 Rc8 15. Nd5 Nxe4 {
1/2-1/2 (56) Pulvett Marin,D (2434)-Jones,G (2642) Reykjavik 2015}) 12… bxc6
{The position is equal.} 13. Be3 Nc5 14. Bxc5 dxc5 15. Qc2 Bd4 16. Bf3 Qe5 17.
Rac1 h5 18. b3 Bg4 19. Bd1 Rad8 20. Ne2 Rfe8 21. Nxd4 cxd4 22. f3 Bc8 23. Qd3
f5 24. Bc2 c5 25. Rce1 f4 26. Rc1 g5 27. a3 Re7 28. b4 Rg7 29. bxc5 g4 30. c6
gxf3 31. Rxf3 Bg4 32. Rf2 Rf8 {Black wants to play …f3.} 33. Bd1 Rf6 (33…
Rg6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 34. Bxg4 ({Better is} 34. Rb1 $16) 34… hxg4 $11
35. Rd1 Rd6 36. c5 Rd8 37. Qc4+ Kh7 38. Rfd2 {[%cal Rd2d4]} g3 39. hxg3 ({
Don’t blunder} 39. Rxd4 $2 gxh2+ 40. Kh1 f3 $19) 39… fxg3 40. Rxd4 (40. Qf1
$1 $11 {remains equal.}) 40… Rxd4 $17 41. Qxd4 Qh5 {( -> …Rf7)} 42. e5 $2 {
[%mdl 8192] [#]} (42. Kf1 $15) 42… Rf7 $1 {[%csl Gg3][%cal Rh5h2]} ({And not
} 42… Qh2+ 43. Kf1 $11) 43. Qd3+ Kh8 {Accuracy: White = 27%, Black = 68%.}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.89”]
[White “Rechlis, Gad”]
[Black “Pershin, Denis”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A12”]
[WhiteElo “2521”]
[BlackElo “2400”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. b3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg4
{[%emt 0:00:16]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Bg2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 8. d4
{[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:13]} 9. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 11. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qb8
{[%emt 0:00:48]} 12. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 13. Qc3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 14. Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:31]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:31]
} 15. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 16. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxe5
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 17. dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18. Qg5 {
[%emt 0:01:03]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 20. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:41]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. e4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 23. Nxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 24. Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:01:
21]} 25. Bh1 {[%emt 0:04:40]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 26. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qd3 {[%emt 0:03:13]} 27. Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:44]} Nxh2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 28. Rfc1 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:
19]} 30. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 31. Rcc1 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Bxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. Rxf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 33. g4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Nh4+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} 34. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:
00:29]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.90”]
[White “Guimaraes, Diogo Duarte”]
[Black “Zablotsky, Sergei”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C41”]
[WhiteElo “2278”]
[BlackElo “2511”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “58”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. a4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 10. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:32]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Qxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 12. Qf4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 13. e5 {[%emt 0:02:51]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Bc7
{[%emt 0:03:36]} 15. Ng5 {[%emt 0:04:53]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 16. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
01:51]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 17. Qe4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Nxe1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 18.
Qxe1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 19. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bxf3 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} 20. Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 21. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Qxh2+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 22. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qh1+ {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 23. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rae8+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 24. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:12]
} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 25. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qf1+ {[%emt 0:00:41]} 26. Kd4 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Bb6+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} 27. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ba5+ {[%emt 0:
00:57]} 28. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 29. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Qd1+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.91”]
[White “Dubrovin, Robert”]
[Black “Vaisser, Anatoli”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A58”]
[WhiteElo “2220”]
[BlackElo “2505”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “110”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. bxa6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. e4
{[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:34]} 8. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:
32]} 9. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:23]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 12. Qc2 {
[%emt 0:03:38]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 13. Nxe2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 14. b3 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 15. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 16. a4 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 17. Ng3 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} Rfb8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 18. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 19. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Qc3+ {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 21. Rac1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Nge5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 22. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 23. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 24. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 25. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 26. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 27. exf5 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 28. Rd3 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Nxf4 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 29. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 30. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:02:09]}
Nd3 31. Re4 Nxb2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:09]
} 33. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re1+
{[%emt 0:00:26]} 35. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nd3+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 37. a5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ne5+ {[%emt 0:01:
20]} 38. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 39. Rc8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Nde4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd3+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 41. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 42. f6+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 43. h4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Ne5+ {[%emt 0:01:51]} 44. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nd3+ {[%emt 0:00:48]} 45. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 46. Rd8 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 47. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 48. a6 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 49. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nh5+ {[%emt 0:00:53]} 50. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 51. Kh3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 52. a7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nxg3 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 53. a8=Q {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} 54. g3 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Rxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 55. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxh4# 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.92”]
[White “Danielyan, Vahe”]
[Black “Oganian, Miran”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B24”]
[WhiteElo “2220”]
[BlackElo “2423”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “100”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 4. Bc4 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 5. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 6.
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:01:06]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. c3 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:46]} 10. b4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. cxd4
{[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 12. exd5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} exd5 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 13. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 14. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:40]
} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 15. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 16. Rb3 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:01:
27]} 18. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Qf3 {[%emt 0:01:31]}
Rfe8 {[%emt 0:03:06]} 20. g3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 21. Qf5 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 22. Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 23. a4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 24. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 25. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 26. Rb3 {
[%emt 0:03:00]} Rdxd2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 27. b5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:01:
12]} 28. Rfb1 {[%emt 0:01:48]} Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 29. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 30. a5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 31. a6 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 32. bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 33. Rf3+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 34. h4 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
h5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 35. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 36. Ba3 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Bxf2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 37. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 39. Rf7+ {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 41.
Rxg7 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Rg5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 43. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 44. Rh8 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} 45. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 46.
Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 47. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 48. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} d2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 49. Kf1 {[%emt 0:
01:01]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 50. Rxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.93”]
[White “Dzhumagaliev, Yan”]
[Black “Perdomo, Carlos Andres”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E06”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2301”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “132”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:08]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 7. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 8. Rd1
{[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 11. e4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} dxe4
{[%emt 0:00:56]} 12. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 13. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 14. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 15. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. Ne5 {[%emt 0:08:26]}
c5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 17. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:48]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 18. Nxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 19. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 20. a3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 21. b4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f6
{[%emt 0:00:22]} 22. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 23. Qf3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 24. Rac1 {[%emt 0:01:07]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 25.
b5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} g4 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 27. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 28. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 29. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:37]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 31. h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb7+ {[%emt 0:01:
09]} 32. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 33. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 34. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 35. Re2 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 36. a4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:
33]} 37. a5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 38. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rb8
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 39. b6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Kg2 {[%emt 0:
00:57]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 41. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 42.
Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kc6 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} 44. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 45. Rbe1 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 47. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 48. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kc6
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 49. b7 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 50. Rb6+ {
[%emt 0:00:37]} Bxb6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 51. Rxe6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxe6 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 52. b8=Q {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 53. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:00]
} Bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 54. Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 55.
Qxa6+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 56. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxg3 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 57. Qxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 58. Qd5+ {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 59. f5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d3+ {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 60. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d2+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} 61. Ka4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bf4
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 62. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 63. f6 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 64. f7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} d1=Q+ {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 65. Qxd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxd1 66. f8=Q Bd6 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.94”]
[White “Gurvich, Vitaly”]
[Black “Rashkovsky, Nukhim N”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E16”]
[WhiteElo “2270”]
[BlackElo “2482”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “91”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Qxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:02:47]} 10. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. f4 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 12. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:43]}
13. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 14. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:19]} 15. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. Rd4 {[%emt 0:
01:25]} c5 {[%emt 0:03:11]} 17. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 18.
Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 19. Ne4 {[%emt 0:04:20]} Qb5 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 20. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 21. Ne4 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 23.
g4 {[%emt 0:02:05]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 24. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:
01:21]} 25. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. f5 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Kh8 {[%emt 0:04:05]} 27. f6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 28. fxg7+ {
[%emt 0:01:08]} Rxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 30. Rxg8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxg8 31. a3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} 32. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 33. Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 34. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 35. Qd3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 36. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 37. Qc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 38. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qa5
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 39. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 40. Qf6+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 42. Qf6+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 43. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 44. Qh6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 45. Qxe6+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 46. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.95”]
[White “Mamatov, Melis”]
[Black “Sanikidze, Tornike”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2223”]
[BlackElo “2507”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. f4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:27]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 8.
Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 9. O-O-O {[%emt 0:01:35]} Nge7 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 11. Rhg1 {
[%emt 0:01:10]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. f5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 13. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:44]}
Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Ne2 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 16. Bh6 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Nd8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 17. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} 18. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 19. Rde1 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
Ng8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 20. f4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 21. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nce7 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 22. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} fxg6 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} 23. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. f5 {[%emt 0:00:30]}
Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Qg5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 26. Nh5 {
[%emt 0:01:35]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Rge1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qxh2 {[%emt 0:
00:42]} 28. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 29. R6e2 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 30. Qxg7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Rxe2
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 32. Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 33. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 34. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ne4
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 35. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. Ng4+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 38. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 39. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} h5
{[%emt 0:00:23]} 40. a4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 41. Re1 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 42. Kb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 43.
Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 44. Ng2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.96”]
[White “Belyakov, Bogdan”]
[Black “Makoveev, Ilya”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B22”]
[WhiteElo “2459”]
[BlackElo “2257”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “96”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:01:27]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:27]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:23]
} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:04:12]} 9. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 11. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
01:36]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:22]} 12. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:04:17]}
13. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 14. Qxb7 {[%emt 0:04:09]} Rab8 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} 15. Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 16. Nb5 {[%emt 0:
00:57]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:02:08]} 17. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Qxa3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 18.
bxa3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 19. Nc7 {[%emt 0:03:59]} Nxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 20. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 22. Rcc1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 23. Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 24. Nxa6 {[%emt 0:00:28]}
Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Raa8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 27. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 28. Rdxd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 29. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 30. Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 32. g4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 33. h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 34. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nb4
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 35. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Ra8 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 38. Ra7+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 39. e4 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Ne3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:29]} 41. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxg4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bf4 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} 43. h5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 44. e5+ {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 45. d5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. e6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 47. e7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 48. h6+ {[%emt 0:00:34]} Kxh6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.97”]
[White “Zakhartsov, Vladimir”]
[Black “Masrahi, Abdulrahman A”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C68”]
[WhiteElo “2486”]
[BlackElo “1903”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “77”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6.
Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exd4 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} 8. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 9. Nde2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qxd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 10. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 11. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:20]} 12. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} 13. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 14. b3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 15. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Be5 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 16. Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Rhe8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 17. f3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:
16]} 18. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 21. Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rh5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 22. g4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:
44]} 23. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 24. Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Bxh5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 26. Rd7 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 27. c4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:30]
} 28. h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. a4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 30. R1d2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 31. Ra7 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 32. Ra8+ {[%emt 0:00:36]} Kb7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 33.
Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 34. R2d7+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Rxd7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Re7 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 37. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 38. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 39. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.98”]
[White “Carlsson, Pontus”]
[Black “Al Thebaiti, Ahmed M”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B12”]
[WhiteElo “2463”]
[BlackElo “1976”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “45”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. h4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 6. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 8. Nd2
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 9. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 10. c4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:00:47]} Nb6
{[%emt 0:00:27]} 12. b3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 13. a4 {[%emt 0:
01:12]} c5 {[%emt 0:03:52]} 14. a5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 15.
Qc2 {[%emt 0:03:06]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:04:23]} 16. d5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} cxb3 {
[%emt 0:00:59]} 17. Nxb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 18. Bxe7 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Nxe7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 19. dxe6 {[%emt 0:02:53]} Qxe6 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 21. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:01:48]
} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 22. e6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 23. Rxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.99”]
[White “Apryshko, Gleb”]
[Black “khayat, Abdullah F”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B01”]
[WhiteElo “2385”]
[BlackElo “1723”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “67”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 2. d3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} dxe4 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} 3. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxd1+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. Kxd1 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
6. f3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} a6 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 8. a4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 9. Bc4 {[%emt 0:01:
39]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 10. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 11.
Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. a5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} h6 {[%emt 0:
01:07]} 13. Nh3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 14. Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bxf2 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 15. Kxf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 16. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. g3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:54]
} 18. f4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 19. f5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rad8 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} 20. g4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 21. h4 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 22. g5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 23.
hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 24. Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} R8d7 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 25. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 26. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Rg2+ {[%emt 0:00:42]} 27. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 28.
Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 29. Kxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Na7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 30. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 31. Ne3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 32. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 33. Nd5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 34. Rdg1# {[%emt 0:00:02]
Kxf5 exf5} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.100”]
[White “Tissir, Mohamed”]
[Black “Al Turky, Fahad A”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B08”]
[WhiteElo “2387”]
[BlackElo “1836”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “47”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 6. h3 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 7. Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:21]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 8. Bd3
{[%emt 0:00:09]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 10. Rae1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exd4 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 11. Nxd4 Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 12. f4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 13. cxd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Ne8 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 14. f5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d5 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 15. Nb3 {
[%emt 0:02:41]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 16. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 17. Qf4 {[%emt 0:02:10]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 18. Bxf8 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Bxf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 19. fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 20. exd5 {
[%emt 0:03:00]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 21. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:17]} 22. Rxe8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 23. Qxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:
10]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. g7+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.101”]
[White “Bilguun, Sumiya”]
[Black “Alsulaymi, Abdullah M”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C48”]
[WhiteElo “2497”]
[BlackElo “1833”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “47”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bb5 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 6. h3
{[%emt 0:00:47]} Be6 {[%emt 0:02:59]} 7. d3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:59]
} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 9. a4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Bxc4 {
[%emt 0:01:54]} 10. dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 11. Ra2 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 12. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 13. O-O {[%emt 0:01:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:12]} 14. a5 {[%emt 0:02:17]} b5 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} 15. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 16. cxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} c4 {[%emt 0:02:01]} 17. c3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 18. b4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} cxb3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 19. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exd4
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 20. Nxb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} dxe3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 21. Nxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} exf2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Raxf2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} dxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 23. d6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 24. Rf3 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “3.102”]
[White “Kabanov, Nikolai”]
[Black “Ahmed Hassan Abdillahi”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B27”]
[WhiteElo “2450”]
[BlackElo “1570”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “31”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 3. c3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} cxd4
{[%emt 0:00:09]} 5. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. d5 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 7. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} 8.
Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Nce7 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 9. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 10. Qxf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. d6 {[%emt 0:
01:07]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 13.
O-O {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 14. Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 16. Bh6+ {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.1”]
[White “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Black “Vlassov, Nikolai”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A10”]
[WhiteElo “2835”]
[BlackElo “2401”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “89”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,89,14,30,12,3,0,26,27,13,15,58,41,35,36,55,63,70,0,53,46,55,48,49,50,
53,53,47,45,80,54,111,111,111,111,111,111,111,111,111,111,112,114,123,77,77,83,
200,227,211,193,287,295,425,431,431,430,421,417,395,393,466,421,501,504,599,
599,599,600,599,582,769,761,931,911,941,831,1226,1149,1538,1493,1059,869]} 1.
c4 f5 2. b4 d6 3. Bb2 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. d4 e4 6. d5 {A00: Irregular Openings} g6
7. Ne2 Bg7 8. Nf4 $146 {White has an edge.} ({Predecessor:} 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2
Nbd7 10. Nd2 Qe7 11. Nb3 Ne5 {0-1 (32) Meier,B-Ryzhov,V (2404) Dos Hermanas
2003}) 8… O-O 9. h4 Qe8 10. Be2 a5 11. b5 Nh5 12. Bxg7 Nxg7 13. b6 ({White
should try} 13. c5 $14) 13… cxb6 ({Black should play} 13… Qe5 $1 $11 14.
Nd2 cxb6) 14. Nc3 $14 Na6 15. Rb1 Nc5 16. Rxb6 Ra6 17. Rb2 Bd7 18. Qd4 Qe7 19.
g3 Be8 ({Better is} 19… Ne8 $14) 20. h5 $16 g5 21. h6 gxf4 22. Qxg7+ Qxg7 23.
hxg7 Kxg7 24. exf4 Rf6 25. Kd2 Rh6 26. Rhb1 Kf8 27. Ke3 Ke7 {[#]} (27… a4 $16
{was worth a try.}) 28. Rxb7+ $1 $18 Nxb7 29. Rxb7+ Kd8 {[#]} (29… Bd7 $142
30. Nxe4 fxe4) 30. c5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Ra8 (30… dxc5 {might work better.} 31.
Bxa6 Rxa6 32. Rxh7 Rg6) 31. c6 Rc8 32. Nb5 Bxc6 33. dxc6 Rxc6 34. Ra7 Rh1 35.
Rxa5 {White is clearly winning.} Rb1 36. Nd4 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Rcb6 37.
Rxf5 R6b2 38. Rb5 Rxb5 39. Nxb5 d5 40. Nc3 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Rb2 41.
Nxd5 Rxa2 42. Nf6 h6 43. g4 Ke7 44. Nxe4 Ra3+ 45. Bd3 {Accuracy: White = 77%,
Black = 34%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.2”]
[White “Artemiev, Vladislav”]
[Black “Andreikin, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C49”]
[WhiteElo “2709”]
[BlackElo “2719”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “74”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,74,19,22,22,25,11,23,11,18,18,14,11,23,10,16,7,3,16,16,-3,-28,-22,
-23,-19,0,0,-9,-40,0,-3,0,0,19,0,0,-7,0,-3,-2,-395,-390,-421,-417,-547,-773,
-670,-544,-1124,-1085,-29986,-29984,-29991,-29992,-29992,-29993,-29993,-29994]
} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bb4 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 Bxc3 7. bxc3 d6 8.
Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3][%mdl 32]} Qe7 9. Re1 a6 10. Ba4 Nd8 {[%cal Bc6d8,
Bd8e6,Be6f4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 7 Games. C49: Four Knights: 4 Bb5 Bb4} 11. Bb3
$146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nd2 h6 12. Bh4 Ne6 13. Nf1 Nc5 14. Bb3 Nxb3 15. cxb3
g5 16. Bg3 Bg4 17. Qd2 Nh5 18. Ne3 {1/2-1/2 (75) Gundavaa,B (2485)-Nguyen,N
(2632) Chengdu 2017}) 11… Ne6 12. Bh4 Nf4 {The position is equal.} 13. Nd2 {
[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2f1,Bf1e3][%mdl 32]} b5 14. Nf1 Ng6 15. Bg3 c5 16. Ne3 Qc7 17. h4
Be6 {[#] Strongly threatening …c4.} 18. h5 {Black must now prevent Bxe6.} Nf4
19. Bxf4 exf4 20. Nd5 Bxd5 21. Bxd5 Rae8 22. h6 Re5 23. hxg7 Kxg7 24. Qd2 Rfe8
25. c4 Nh5 26. cxb5 axb5 27. a4 bxa4 28. Rxa4 {aiming for Rea1.} Qe7 {…Rxd5!
is the strong threat.} 29. Rea1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29. Bc6 $11 {and White is
okay.} Rg8 30. Qd1) 29… Qh4 $19 30. Qd1 Nf6 {[%cal Bh5f6,Bf6g4,Bg4e5][%mdl
32]} 31. c4 Rh5 {[%csl Gh5][%cal Rh4h1]} 32. Kf1 Ng4 {[%csl Gg4][%cal Rh4f2]} (
{Less strong is} 32… Nxd5 33. cxd5 Qh1+ 34. Ke2 $17) 33. Qd2 Ne5 34. Qd1 {[#]
} f3 $1 {[%mdl 512] Black mates.} 35. gxf3 Qh1+ 36. Ke2 Qxf3+ 37. Kd2 Qxd3+ {
Accuracy: White = 35%, Black = 63%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.3”]
[White “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”]
[Black “Nakamura, Hikaru”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A17”]
[WhiteElo “2763”]
[BlackElo “2746”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,95,11,0,28,29,41,0,24,23,45,46,69,62,59,64,114,72,77,85,88,89,67,67,
92,95,118,121,133,108,131,128,116,125,174,169,170,150,163,151,237,230,241,232,
229,211,235,173,180,191,198,141,275,270,275,250,260,237,260,247,510,426,578,
423,680,464,466,463,443,439,418,394,394,359,526,468,629,260,1708,1606,2047,
1916,29993,29986,29997,29998]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. e3 Be7 5. b3 c5
(5… O-O 6. Bb2 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. h4 b6 9. Qb1 h6 10. g4 Bb7 11. Rh3 Nd7 12.
g5 h5 13. Bd3 Nb4 14. Bh7+ Kh8 15. Be4 Nd5 {1-0 (24) Nepomniachtchi,I (2768)
-Bacrot,E (2678) Batumi 2018}) 6. cxd5 {A17: English Opening: 1…Nf6 with …
Bb4} Nxd5 7. Bb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nxc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7… O-O 8. Qc2
b6 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. d4 Be6 11. Bd3 h6 12. O-O Nc6 13. Be2 Rc8 14. Qd2 cxd4 15.
Nxd4 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 {1/2-1/2 (51) Alekseev,E (2622)-Abdusattorov,N (2498) St
Petersburg 2017}) 8. Bxc3 {White has an edge.} O-O 9. h4 Bf6 10. Qc2 Bxc3 11.
dxc3 Nc6 12. Bd3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} f5 13. O-O-O {
Strongly threatening Bxf5.} Qa5 14. e4 b5 15. exf5 exf5 16. Rhe1 Rb8 17. Ne5
Nxe5 18. Rxe5 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Qc7 19. Qe2 a6 20. Bc2 c4 21. Kb2 Qc6
22. f4 Rb6 23. b4 $1 Qf6 24. g3 Re6 25. Rdd5 Rfe8 {[#]} (25… Rxe5 $16 {
was worth a try.} 26. fxe5 Qe6) 26. Rxe6 $1 $18 Rxe6 27. Qd2 {Hoping for Rd8+.}
Re8 28. a4 Be6 29. Re5 (29. axb5 Bxd5 30. Qxd5+ Kh8 $14) 29… Rd8 30. Qe3 Bd7
31. a5 (31. axb5 $18 axb5 32. Rd5) 31… g6 {[#]} (31… Qd6 $16 {might work
better.} 32. Qd4 Qxd4 33. cxd4 Rf8) 32. h5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qd6 (32… gxh5 33.
Qd4) 33. hxg6 hxg6 {[#]} 34. g4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rf8 (34… fxg4 35. Bxg6) 35.
gxf5 gxf5 $2 (35… Bxf5 36. Bxf5 Rxf5) 36. Qg3+ Kf7 37. Qf3 {aiming for Rd5.}
Rh8 (37… Kg7 $142 38. Rd5 Bc6 39. Rxd6 Bxf3 40. Rxa6 Rd8) 38. Rd5 Qe7 {
Black hopes to continue with …Rh2.} 39. Qf2 Be6 40. Re5 Qd7 41. Re1 Rh6 42.
Rd1 Qb7 (42… Qc7 $142 43. Qg3 Rg6) 43. Rd2 Rh3 44. Qc5 (44. Rd6 $142 {
Threatens to win with Qg1.} Qa8 45. Qg1) 44… Qf3 $2 (44… Qe7 45. Qc6 (45.
Bxf5 Qxc5 46. Bxe6+ Kxe6 $18) 45… Qf6 46. Qb7+ Kf8) 45. Qc7+ Kg6 46. Qe5 Qe3
47. Rg2+ Kf7 48. Rg7+ {Accuracy: White = 78%, Black = 26%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.4”]
[White “Morozevich, Alexander”]
[Black “Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C44”]
[WhiteElo “2656”]
[BlackElo “2817”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “56”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,56,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,-37,-3,-19,-18,-13,0,0,-9,-63,-42,-74,0,
-49,0,0,0,-29985,-29986,-29990,-29991]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4
Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. exd5 cxd5 9. O-O O-O 10. h3 {C47:
Scotch Four Knights and Four Knights with 4 g3} c6 {[%cal Bc7c6,Bc6c5][%mdl 32]
} 11. Qf3 Bd6 12. Bf4 Be6 13. b3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} c5 14. Rad1 Bxf4 15. Qxf4
Qa5 16. Qd2 c4 17. Be2 Rac8 {[#] White must now prevent …cxb3.} 18. bxc4 $146
dxc4 19. Rfe1 h6 20. Bf3 Rfd8 21. Qe3 Bf5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.
} 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Re2 {[#]} (23. Rd1 $11) 23… Bd3 $1 $15 {[%cal Rd3e2]
[%mdl 512]} 24. cxd3 Rxd3 ({Much weaker is} 24… Qxc3 $6 25. dxc4 Qxc4 26. g3
$11) (24… cxd3 $17 25. Rd2 Qxc3) 25. Qe5 Qxc3 26. Qb8+ Kh7 27. Qxa7 $2 {
[%mdl 8192] [#]} (27. Qb1 $11) 27… Qc1+ 28. Kh2 Qf4+ {Accuracy: White = 41%,
Black = 76%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.5”]
[White “Wang, Hao”]
[Black “Zubov, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B00”]
[WhiteElo “2730”]
[BlackElo “2597”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “58”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,58,18,18,18,20,23,37,32,40,31,34,30,51,42,48,35,56,50,70,-1,53,53,53,
53,55,25,45,34,34,28,43,13,22,21,24,19,15,0,27,-6,54,18,54,54,54,44,136,136,
136,135,110]} 1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 {[%cal Bd2d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} e5 3. d5 Nce7 4.
Be3 d6 (4… f5 5. d6 cxd6 6. Nc3 f4 7. Bc1 Nf6 8. Nf3 a6 9. g3 b5 10. gxf4 Bb7
11. Bg2 {1/2-1/2 (11) Saptarshi,R (2476)-Ivanov,M (2361) Backi Petrovac 2018})
5. c4 f5 6. Nc3 {B00: Queen’s Fianchetto Defence, Nimzowitsch Defence} Nf6 7.
Bd3 g6 8. f3 {White is slightly better.} c5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… Bg7 9.
Nge2 O-O 10. O-O f4 11. Bf2 g5 12. Rc1 Ng6 13. c5 Rf7 14. b4 Bf8 15. Qb3 g4 16.
Kh1 Nh5 17. cxd6 Bxd6 18. fxg4 Bxg4 {0-1 (30) Pincon,S (1940)-Carniol,T (1970)
Champagne Ardenne 2000}) 9. h3 Bg7 10. Nge2 O-O 11. g4 Bd7 12. Qc2 f4 13. Bf2
g5 14. a3 ({White should play} 14. h4 $14) 14… b6 (14… Ng6 $11) 15. h4 $14
{[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} h6 16. O-O-O Ng6 17. h5 Nh8 18. Kb1 Nf7 19. Nc1
a6 20. b4 Qc7 21. Nb3 Rfb8 22. Rc1 Bf8 23. Qe2 Nd8 24. Kc2 cxb4 (24… b5 $11
25. bxc5 dxc5) 25. axb4 a5 26. b5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Nb7
27. Na4 Nc5 ({Better is} 27… Bxb5 $14 28. Nxb6 (28. Bxb6 Qc8 $17) 28… Ra7)
28. Nbxc5 $16 dxc5 29. Be1 Bd6 {Accuracy: White = 50%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.6”]
[White “Matlakov, Maxim”]
[Black “Karjakin, Sergey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2700”]
[BlackElo “2753”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “173”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,172,39,20,20,41,26,40,20,30,21,46,30,49,36,44,35,37,34,33,2,36,35,37,
27,36,36,35,25,30,30,37,0,0,0,34,0,0,0,0,0,0,-23,-8,-31,-7,-40,-42,-69,-69,-54,
-67,-70,-70,-60,-71,-92,-75,-102,-87,-112,-108,-110,-87,-137,-25,-52,0,0,21,16,
105,67,28,24,145,134,768,709,5097,5097,29985,5214,29988,274,29983,29984,29984,
2522,29984,3069,1965,2054,1239,745,2367,2426,4810,4134,1084,141,141,141,141,
139,130,90,90,70,80,75,69,67,67,39,38,0,69,0,123,129,183,172,352,342,342,329,
251,56,66,19,19,19,19,0,19,0,0,0,33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,19,34,52,52,2017,71,115,0,0]
} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 c5 5. dxc5 O-O 6. Bg2 Bxc5 7. Ngf3 b6 8.
O-O Bb7 9. b3 {E16: Queen’s Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} Be7 (9… d5 10. Bb2
Nbd7 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. e3 Qe7 13. cxd5 Bxd5 14. Nc4 Ne4 15. Nfd2 Ndf6 16. Nxe4
Nxe4 {1-0 (51) Akobian,V (2647)-Fedorchuk,S (2648) Riadh 2017}) 10. Bb2 d6 {
LiveBook: 6 Games} 11. Nd4 Qc8 $146 ({Predecessor (3):} 11… Bxg2 12. Kxg2 Qc8
13. e4 Qb7 14. Qe2 Nbd7 15. f3 Rfe8 16. Rfd1 Bf8 17. a3 Rac8 18. Rac1 {1/2-1/2
(30) De Santis,A (2249)-Friedrich,N (2251) Cesenatico 2018}) 12. e4 Nc6 13. Qe2
Nd7 14. Rfd1 Re8 15. Rac1 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 Bc6 17. Nb1 Qb7 18. Nc3 Rac8 19. Qb2
Qa8 20. Re1 Bf8 21. Rcd1 a6 22. a4 Nc5 23. Re2 g6 24. Qb1 Qb8 25. Bf6 Nd7 26.
Bd4 Nc5 27. Bf6 (27. Ra2 {keeps more tension.} Bh6 28. b4 Nd7 29. a5 bxa5 30.
Rxa5 Bb7 31. Bf1) 27… b5 28. cxb5 axb5 29. axb5 Bxb5 {Hoping for …Nd7.} 30.
Nxb5 Qxb5 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 31. Re3 Qb4 32. Ba1 Rb8 33. Rd4 Qb6 {
[%cal Rc5b3]} 34. b4 Bg7 35. Rd1 Bxa1 36. Qxa1 Qxb4 37. h4 Red8 38. h5 Qb2 ({
But not} 38… gxh5 $6 39. Qf6 $11) 39. Qa7 Rd7 40. Qa5 gxh5 41. Rc3 {aiming
for Rxc5.} Qb5 (41… Rb5 $17 42. Qa8+ Kg7) 42. Qa2 Qb4 (42… Na4 $15 43. Rc2
Qb3 44. Rc8+ Kg7 45. Qa1+ Nb2) 43. Rc4 $11 Qb3 44. Qe2 $1 Rdb7 (44… Rbd8 $11)
45. Rxd6 Nd7 46. Rcd4 Nf6 (46… Ne5 $11) 47. e5 $16 Nd5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (
47… Ng4 $16) 48. Bxd5 $18 exd5 49. Qxh5 Rb4 50. R4xd5 (50. Qg5+ $142 Kh8 51.
Qf6+ Kg8 52. R4xd5 Qxd5 53. Rxd5 Re4 54. e6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxe6 55. Rg5+ Kf8
56. Qh8+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Ke7 57. Qxb8) 50… Rf8 51. Rd8 $2 (51. Qg5+
{mates} Kh8 52. Qf6+ Kg8 53. e6 Qb1+ 54. Kh2 Qg6 55. exf7+ {[%mdl 64]
Overworked Piece} Qxf7 56. Rg5+ Qg6 57. Rxg6+ hxg6 58. Qxg6+ Kh8 59. Qh6+ {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kg8 60. Qg5+ Kf7 61. Qg6+ Ke7 62. Qe6#) 51… Rb8 $2 (
51… Qb1+ $18 52. Kh2 Qg6) 52. Qg5+ Kh8 53. Qf6+ Kg8 54. R8d6 (54. e6 $142
Qb1+ 55. Kh2 Rfxd8 56. Qxf7+ Kh8 57. Rxd8+ Rxd8 58. e7 Qb8 59. Qf6+ Kg8 60.
exd8=Q+ Qxd8 61. Qxd8+ Kf7 62. Qd6) 54… Qb1+ 55. Kh2 {White wants to mate
with e6.} Qg6 56. Qf4 Qh5+ 57. Kg2 $1 ({Less strong is} 57. Qh4 Qxh4+ 58. gxh4
Rb1 $16) 57… Rb1 58. Rh6 Qe2 59. Rh1 $2 (59. Qg5+ $18 {and the rest is easy.}
Kh8 60. Qf6+ Kg8 61. Rd4 Qf1+ 62. Kf3 Rb3+ 63. Kg4) 59… Rxh1 $16 60. Kxh1 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qh5+ 61. Kg2 Re8 62. Qd4 {And now e6! would win.}
Re6 63. Rc5 Kg7 $1 64. Kg1 Qf5 65. Rd5 Qh5 66. Qc3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has
some pressure.} Qe2 67. Qd4 Qh5 $1 68. Kg2 (68. Rb5 $14) 68… Qf5 (68… Kg8
$1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 69. Qf4 $1 {[%cal Rf4f5]} Qh5 (69… Qc2 $16 70.
Qg4+ Kf8 71. Rd8+ Re8 72. Qb4+ Kg7 73. Rxe8 Qc6+ 74. Kh3 Qxe8) 70. g4 $1 $18 {
[%cal Rg4h5]} Qh4 $2 (70… Qg6 {might work better.} 71. Rd7 h5) 71. Rd7 Re7
72. Rd6 $1 Re6 {[#]} 73. Qf5 $2 (73. Rxe6 $1 $18 {Rf6 would kill now.} fxe6 74.
Qd4) 73… Rg6 $14 74. f3 Qe1 $1 75. Rxg6+ hxg6 $11 {KQ-KQ} 76. Qf6+ Kh6 77.
Qh8+ Kg5 78. Qf6+ Kh6 79. Qh8+ Kg5 80. Qd8+ Kh6 81. Qd4 Qe2+ 82. Kg3 Qe1+ 83.
Kf4 Kh7 84. Kg5 {Threatens to win with Kf6.} Kg7 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (84…
Qh1 $14) 85. e6+ $2 (85. f4 $1 $18 {is the precise move to win.} Qa5 86. f5
gxf5 87. e6+ Kh7 88. gxf5 (88. exf7 fxg4+ 89. Kxg4 Qh5+ 90. Kg3 Qxf7 $11))
85… Kh7 $16 86. exf7 (86. Qd6 $16 {f4 is the strong threat.} Qa5+ 87. Kf6
Qc3+ 88. Kxf7 Qxf3+ 89. Ke8 Qxg4 90. Qd7+ Kh6 91. e7) 86… Qe5+ $1 $11 87.
Qxe5 $4 {[%mdl 8192] Accuracy: White = 43%, Black = 42%.} (87. Kh4 Qh2+ 88. Kg5
Qe5+ 89. Kh4 Qh2+ 90. Kg5 Qe5+) 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.7”]
[White “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Harikrishna, Pentala”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2725”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “52”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 27,52,18,26,18,27,31,24,5,23,12,19,26,19,16,26,6,30,36,26,12,62,0,0,0,0,
0,4]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. b3 b6 5. Bb2 Bd6 6. Nc3 a6 7. d4 O-O 8.
Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Qc2 Qe7 {E14: Queen’s Indian: Classical Variation (4
e3)} 11. e4 (11. Rfe1 Rfe8 12. Rad1 dxc4 13. Bxc4 b5 14. Bd3 c5 15. Ne4 Bxe4
16. Bxe4 Rac8 17. dxc5 Bxc5 18. Bb7 {1-0 (48) Andreikin,D (2712)-Goganov,A
(2597) Cheliabinsk 2018}) 11… dxe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Bxe4 14. Qxe4 Nf6 {
LiveBook: 3 Games} 15. Qe2 (15. Qe3 {is more complex.} c5 16. Rfe1 cxd4 17.
Bxd4 Ng4 18. Qe2) 15… Ba3 16. Bxa3 Qxa3 17. Rad1 Rad8 18. Rd3 Rd6 19. Rfd1
Rfd8 {[#]} 20. g3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 20. h3 a5 21. Qc2 h6 22. b4 Qxb4 23. a3
{1-0 (23) Kosyrev,V (2531)-Landa,K (2587) chessassistantclub.com INT 2004})
20… h6 21. Kg2 Qa5 22. Ne5 Nd7 23. Ng4 Qf5 24. R3d2 (24. b4 $14) 24… Nf6
$11 {The position is equal.} 25. Nxf6+ Qxf6 26. Qf3 Qxf3+ {Accuracy: White =
30%, Black = 43%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.8”]
[White “Yu, Yangyi”]
[Black “Duda, Jan-Krzysztof”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2764”]
[BlackElo “2738”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “105”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,105,19,26,22,22,21,25,26,24,16,27,27,27,21,25,22,31,29,46,45,54,47,
46,44,50,27,45,32,31,23,41,34,52,47,50,45,66,66,66,66,66,58,58,50,58,54,58,58,
58,58,75,66,73,58,58,58,66,58,65,66,73,42,42,42,42,42,42,57,44,58,66,66,66,66,
66,66,66,66,66,66,66,66,29975,29976,29975,29976,29976,29977,29977,29979,29991,
29992]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bf5 {
C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 7. O-O Be7 8. Ne5 Nd7
{LiveBook: 6 Games. The position is equal.} 9. Nc3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Bxd3 11. cxd3
O-O 12. Rb1 Nxe5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Rb8 13. Ng4 Nf6 14. Ne3 g6 15. g4
c6 16. f4 h5 17. f5 hxg4 18. Nxg4 Nh7 19. Bh6 Re8 20. fxg6 fxg6 21. Qf3 {
1-0 (21) Yu,Y (2759)-Wei,Y (2734) Tianjin 2018}) 13. dxe5 b6 14. d4 Qd7 15. Be3
Rac8 16. f4 f5 17. Qb3 Qe6 18. Rfd1 c6 19. a4 Rc7 20. Rd3 Rfc8 21. Rbd1 Kf7 22.
Kh1 Rd7 23. h3 Rcd8 24. Qa2 g6 25. Bc1 Rc8 26. Ba3 Bxa3 27. Qxa3 Kg7 28. Qa2
Kf7 29. Qf2 Kg7 30. Qf3 Kf7 31. Kh2 Ke8 32. R3d2 Kd8 33. Qe2 Ke7 34. Rc2 Kf7
35. Rdc1 Rcc7 36. c4 dxc4 37. Rxc4 Rd5 38. Qc2 Ke8 39. Qb2 Kd7 40. Qc3 Kd8 41.
Rc2 Kd7 42. Kg3 Rc8 43. Qa3 Ra5 44. Kh2 Rd5 45. Qb4 Qe7 46. Qe1 Rc7 47. R2c3
Qe6 48. Qc1 Kd8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (48… Ra5 $14) 49. Rxc6 {White mates.}
Rxc6 50. Rxc6 Qd7 51. e6 Qb7 52. Qc4 Rc5 53. Rd6+ {[%mdl 64] Decoy. Accuracy:
White = 69%, Black = 52%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.9”]
[White “Petrosian, Tigran L.”]
[Black “Kamsky, Gata”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2598”]
[BlackElo “2666”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,90,-58,-22,-29,-20,-32,0,-5,0,0,0,-18,-13,-20,-13,-16,-20,-47,-32,
-208,-247,-265,-280,-320,-323,-329,-321,-323,-309,-321,-307,-326,-312,-402,
-289,-302,-295,-287,-220,-216,-204,-212,-207,-212,-194,-197,-152,-301,-224,
-316,-291,-282,-288,-360,-364,-421,-415,-488,-477,-450,-438,-684,-710,-677,
-677,-888,-930,-917,-928,-1232,-1206,-1116,-1104,-5566,-1099,-1010,-596]} 1.
Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d5 6. Nbd2 b6 7. e4 dxe4 8. Ng5
Bb7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 9. Ngxe4 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca
Systems} Nxe4 10. Nxe4 {Threatening Nf6+!} Nc6 (10… Qc8 11. Re1 c5 {1-0 (82)
Vaibhav,S (2542)-Moussard,J (2571) chess.com INT 2018}) 11. c3 {The position
is equal.} Qd7 12. d4 Rad8 13. f4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Qe2 h6 14. f4 e6 15.
Be3 Ne7 16. Rad1 Nf5 {1-0 (46) Ambrus,E (2280)-Janakiev,I (2329) Baile Tusnad
2000}) 13… e6 14. Be3 Ne7 15. Bf2 Qc8 16. Qf3 Kh8 17. Rfe1 $2 {[#]} (17. Qe3
$1 $15) 17… Qa8 $1 $19 18. Qg4 {[#]} f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5g4]} 19. Qh4 {And now
Ng5 would win.} fxe4 20. Qxe7 {[#]} e3 $1 {[%cal Re3f2][%mdl 512]} 21. Bxb7 (
21. Rxe3 Bxg2) 21… exf2+ 22. Kxf2 Qxb7 23. Rxe6 Qd5 24. Rae1 Qxa2 25. R1e2
Qc4 26. h4 c5 27. dxc5 Qxc5+ 28. Qxc5 bxc5 29. Re7 a5 30. Kf3 a4 31. Kg4 (31.
Rc7 $17) 31… Bf6 32. R7e4 {[#]} (32. Rc7 $142) 32… a3 $1 33. bxa3 Bxc3 34.
Re7 Rc8 35. h5 Bf6 36. Rb7 gxh5+ {Black is clearly winning.} 37. Kxh5 c4 38. g4
(38. Rc2 $142) 38… c3 {aiming for …c2.} 39. Rc2 Rfd8 40. g5 Rd2 41. Rc1 Bd4
42. f5 c2 43. f6 Be3 {White must now prevent …Rh2+.} 44. Re1 c1=Q (44… Rd1
$142 45. Rxe3 Rh1+ 46. Kg4 c1=Q) 45. Rxc1 Rh2+ {Precision: White = 33%, Black
= 75%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.10”]
[White “Svidler, Peter”]
[Black “Pantsulaia, Levan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2737”]
[BlackElo “2597”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “125”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,125,80,70,26,26,28,24,26,26,27,26,20,23,24,28,30,33,16,14,13,20,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-36,-12,-7,-7,-7,-6,-9,-13,-52,-57,-79,-6,-11,-7,-119,-116,
-123,-129,-132,-139,-140,-133,-166,-166,-166,-165,-164,-198,-177,-140,-137,
-115,-103,-64,-52,-55,-95,-100,-85,-8,-33,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,8,8,29967,0,29966,29965,29986,29987,29986,29978]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2.
c4 c5 3. g3 b6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O e6 6. Nc3 d6 7. Re1 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7e5,
Be5f3][%mdl 32] A30: Symmetrical English: Double Fianchetto and Hedgehog} 8. e4
Ne5 9. d4 Nxf3+ 10. Bxf3 cxd4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 11. Nb5 Be7 $146 {White
should prevent …e5.} ({Predecessor:} 11… Nd7 12. e5 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 dxe5 14.
Qxa8 Qxa8 15. Nc7+ {1-0 (36) Jones,G (2654)-Pantsulaia,L (2594) Minsk 2017})
12. Bg2 a6 13. Nxd4 {Threatens to win with e5.} Qc7 14. b3 O-O 15. Ba3 Rac8 16.
Qe2 Rfd8 17. Rad1 Bf8 18. Bb2 Qb8 19. h3 Qa8 20. Nc2 Nd7 21. Kh2 Nc5 22. Nb4
Nd7 23. Nd3 b5 24. cxb5 axb5 25. Ra1 d5 26. exd5 Bxd5 27. Bxd5 Qxd5 28. Nf4 Qf5
29. Rec1 Nc5 30. Kg2 Ne4 (30… f6 $17 {aiming for …e5.} 31. Rd1 e5) 31. Rxc8
Rxc8 32. a4 (32. Re1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Nc3 33. Bxc3 Rxc3 34. Qe4) 32…
bxa4 $17 33. bxa4 {[#]} Nxf2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. Rc1 (34. Qxf2 Rc2) 34… Rxc1
35. Bxc1 {[#]} Ne4 $1 36. g4 Qc5 37. Qxe4 Qxc1 38. Nd3 Qd2+ 39. Kf3 Qh2 40. Nf2
{[#]} h5 $1 {[%mdl 512] Hoping for …Bc5.} 41. Qf4 (41. gxh5 Bc5) 41… hxg4+
42. hxg4 Qg1 43. Qc7 Qa1 44. a5 Qa3+ (44… Qd4 $17 45. Qc6 g6) 45. Kg2 $11 Qa4
46. Qb6 Qc4 47. a6 {And now a7 would win.} Bc5 48. Qd8+ Kh7 $132 {[%mdl 2048]
Black is not keeping still} 49. Qh4+ Kg8 $1 50. Qd8+ Kh7 51. Qd3+ Qxd3 52. Nxd3
{[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} Bb6 53. Ne5 f6 {[%cal Bf7f6,Bf6f5][%mdl 32]} 54.
Nd7 Ba7 $1 55. Nf8+ Kh6 56. Nxe6 Kg6 57. Kf3 {Ke4 is the strong threat.} f5 $1
58. g5 Kh5 59. Kf4 g6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (59… Kg6 $11) 60. Ng7+ Kh4 {[#]
intending …Bb8+.} 61. Nxf5+ $1 {[%mdl 512] White mates.} Kh3 (61… gxf5 62.
g6) 62. Ne7 Bb8+ 63. Ke4 {Accuracy: White = 58%, Black = 61%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.11”]
[White “Korobov, Anton”]
[Black “Alekseev, Evgeny”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D38”]
[WhiteElo “2698”]
[BlackElo “2639”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “57”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,57,19,19,24,19,27,20,35,28,22,20,60,51,50,48,65,36,49,-22,0,0,0,-7,0,
-45,0,-64,13,-7,127,136,146,153,285,272,256,256]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5
4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. e3 h6 {D38: Queen’s Gambit Declined:
Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} 8. Bh4 (8. Bxf6 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Nxf6 10. Bd3 O-O 11.
O-O c5 12. dxc5 Qa5 13. Qb3 Qxc5 14. Qb4 b6 15. Rfc1 {0-1 (33) So,W (2780)-Wei,
Y (2729) chess.com INT 2018}) 8… g5 9. Bg3 Ne4 10. Nd2 Nxg3 11. hxg3 Nb6 12.
a3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Bf8 13. Bd3 c6 {[#]} 14. b4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Qc2
Be6 15. O-O-O {1-0 (38) L’Ami,E (2646)-Panjwani,R (2440) Reykjavik 2014}) 14…
Qe7 15. Qc2 Bg7 16. Nb3 Bg4 17. b5 Rc8 18. bxc6 bxc6 19. O-O h5 20. Bf5 ({
White should play} 20. Nc5 $14) 20… Bxf5 21. Qxf5 Qf6 22. Qd3 h4 23. Nc5 g4
24. Rab1 (24. Ne2 $11) 24… h3 ({Of course not} 24… hxg3 $6 25. fxg3 Qg6 26.
Qxg6 $14) ({Black should try} 24… Qh6 $1 $15 25. Rfe1 Rd8) 25. Qe2 $1 $11 {
[%cal Re2g4]} Qh6 (25… Qf5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 26. Qxg4 $16 {[#] Black
must now prevent Rxb6!} hxg2 27. Kxg2 f5 (27… Qh2+ $16 {might work better.}
28. Kf3 Qh5 29. Qxh5 Rxh5) 28. Qxf5 $18 {And now Rh1 would win.} Qh2+ 29. Kf3 {
Accuracy: White = 45%, Black = 37%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.12”]
[White “Shirov, Alexei”]
[Black “Giri, Anish”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2643”]
[BlackElo “2783”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “71”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,71,14,14,10,10,14,22,11,19,10,10,12,25,15,29,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,8,16,4,
33,33,33,15,28,35,69,25,135,135,135,135,151,135,101,114,168,101,102,102,91,0,
131,131,144,116,116,116,116,116,116,116,123,116]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5
Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Bg5 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3…Nf6),
unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} (6. O-O d5 7. Nbd2 dxe4 8. dxe4 a5 9. Bxc6 bxc6
10. Nxe5 Re8 11. Nb3 Qxd1 12. Rxd1 Bb6 13. Nc4 Nxe4 14. Nxb6 cxb6 {1/2-1/2 (43)
Sethuraman,S (2673)-Giri,A (2780) Douglas 2018}) 6… Be7 7. O-O d6 {LiveBook:
3 Games} 8. h3 {The position is equal.} h6 9. Be3 a6 10. Ba4 b5 11. Bc2 d5 12.
Nbd2 Be6 13. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Re1 dxe4 14. dxe4 Bd6 15. Qe2 Na5 16.
b3 {1-0 (39) Bodach,H (2153)-Boost,J (1969) Hamburg 2018}) 13… b4 14. d4 bxc3
15. bxc3 exd4 16. Nxd4 Nxd4 17. Bxd4 c5 18. Be5 dxe4 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. Bxe4 Ra7
21. Qf3 Rd7 22. Rad1 Bf6 23. Bc6 Rxd1 (23… Bxe5 $11 {remains equal.} 24. Bxd7
Bxd7) 24. Rxd1 $16 Bxe5 25. Rxd8 Rxd8 26. g3 c4 27. Be4 a5 (27… Bf6 $16 28.
h4 Rd6) 28. Bf5 ({Better is} 28. Qe3 $18) 28… Bxf5 29. Qxf5 Bxc3 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KQ-KRB} 30. Qb5 ({White should play} 30. Qc5 $16) 30… Bb4 (30… Rc8
$11) 31. Qxc4 g6 32. Qf4 h5 {[#]White is better.} 33. Qe5 $1 Rd6 34. Kg2 Re6
35. Qb5 Kg7 36. g4 {Accuracy: White = 59%, Black = 47%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.13”]
[White “Jakovenko, Dmitry”]
[Black “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B67”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2638”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “276”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,276,10,74,28,22,-22,-8,-27,0,0,0,-29,22,0,73,45,65,6,100,88,179,183,
178,196,129,133,138,130,147,89,93,-17,-17,-23,-15,0,-15,-73,-45,-49,-60,-88,
-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-88,-148,-52,-53,-45,-45,-45,-52,-52,
-52,-45,-45,-41,-52,-52,-52,-52,-52,-45,-52,-52,-52,-45,-45,-45,-52,-52,-52,
-45,-52,-45,-69,-45,-45,-45,-45,-45,-45,-45,-45,-45,-52,-45,-45,-45,-52,-52,
-52,-52,-52,-52,-52,-52,-59,-59,-59,-52,-52,-52,-59,-59,-64,-52,-52,0,-52,-52,
-89,-89,-133,-89,-109,-106,-132,-133,-139,-112,-112,-97,-141,-134,-195,-188,
-302,-289,-287,-259,-460,-306,-306,-306,-298,-302,-282,-287,-29976,-29977,
-29977,-29978,-29978,-29970,-29979,-29976,-29968,-5080,-29971,-350,-335,-320,
-313,-311,-335,-335,-330,-320,-311,0,-326,-320,-320,-320,-418,0,-317,-311,-313,
-313,-311,-311,-305,-304,-289,0,-289,0,-252,-63,-64,-62,-73,-8,-8,0,-75,-74,
-77,-77,-77,-77,-78,-78,-78,-77,-78,-78,-78,0,-78,-69,-70,-66,-70,-70,-74,-63,
-78,-63,-63,-63,-63,-63,-80,-63,-68,-27,-27,0,-59,-59,-63,-50,-56,-27,-59,-59,
-59,-33,-63,-63,-63,-33,-37,-27,-63,-59,-63,-63,-63,-63,-70,-24,-72,-27,-27,
-24,-32,-24]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Bg5 e6 7.
Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. f3 Be7 10. Be3 {B67: Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer: 7…a6 8
0-0-0 Bd7, lines without 9 f4 Be7} (10. Kb1 b5 11. h4 h6 12. Be3 Nxd4 13. Qxd4
Qc7 14. g4 Bc6 15. Bh3 b4 16. Ne2 Rc8 17. Qd2 Nd7 18. Nd4 Ne5 {1-0 (56)
Cheparinov,I (2718)-Karthikeyan,M (2609) Abu Dhabi 2018}) 10… Rc8 {LiveBook:
4 Games} (10… h5 $11) 11. Nxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. g4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 e5
13. Be3 Be6 14. g5 Nh5 15. Nd5 Bxd5 16. exd5 Qd7 17. Kb1 Qf5 {1-0 (62)
Bosiocic,M (2578)-Kozul,Z (2594) Rijeka 2009}) 11… Bxc6 12. Kb1 {The
position is equal.} O-O 13. g4 Nd7 14. g5 b5 15. a3 Qc7 (15… Rb8 $142) 16. h4
$11 Bb7 (16… Rb8 $1 $11) 17. h5 Ne5 18. Qg2 (18. Be2 $14) 18… Nc4 (18… f5
$11 {keeps the balance.}) 19. Bxc4 $1 $16 Qxc4 (19… bxc4 $16 20. g6 Bf6) 20.
g6 $1 $18 Bf6 21. Rxd6 b4 (21… Qc7 $18 22. Rhd1 Bc6 23. gxf7+ Qxf7) 22. axb4
$1 $16 Qxb4 23. Rb6 Qe7 24. gxf7+ (24. Na4 $142) 24… Qxf7 25. Ne2 (25. Rg1
$16) 25… Bd8 $11 26. Rb3 Qxf3 27. Qxf3 Rxf3 28. Nd4 (28. Rxb7 $11 {remains
equal.} Rxe3 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 29. Nc1) 28… Rf7 $17 29. Nxe6 Bxe4 {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 30. Nxd8 Bxc2+ ({Much worse is} 30… Bxh1 $6 31. Nxf7
Kxf7 32. Kc1 $11) ({But not} 30… Rxd8 31. Rg1 $11) 31. Ka1 Bxb3 32. Nxf7 Kxf7
{[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 33. Rf1+ Ke6 34. Bd4 g5 35. hxg6 hxg6 36. Bc3 (
36. Rf6+ $142 Ke7 37. Rf1) 36… Ke7 (36… Rd8 $1 $17 37. Re1+ Kf5 38. Rf1+
Ke4) 37. Rf3 Rb8 38. Kb1 Rb5 39. Rg3 Kf7 40. Bd2 Kf6 41. Rf3+ Ke5 42. Rg3 Be6
43. Kc2 Bf5+ 44. Kc3 Rb7 45. b4 Rc7+ 46. Kb3 Ke4 47. Re3+ Kd4 {White must now
prevent …Rc2.} 48. Rc3 Be6+ 49. Kc2 Bc4 50. Be3+ Kd5 51. Ra3 Rh7 52. Bd2 Kd4
53. Rg3 Be6 54. Rd3+ Ke5 55. Bc3+ Kf5 56. Rd6 Rh2+ 57. Kd3 Rh3+ 58. Kd2 Bc4 59.
Rf6+ Kg5 60. Rc6 Bb5 61. Rc5+ Kf4 62. Be5+ Ke4 63. Bf6 Rd3+ 64. Kc2 {Threatens
to win with Re5+.} Rf3 65. Be7 Kd4 66. Rc8 Rf2+ 67. Kb3 {And now Bc5+ would
win.} Rf3+ ({Black should play} 67… Rf7 $15 68. Bd8 Rf1) 68. Kb2 (68. Kc2 $11
) 68… Rf7 $15 69. Bc5+ Ke4 70. Rf8 Rd7 71. Rg8 Rd2+ 72. Kc1 Rg2 73. Be7 Kd3
74. Bf6 Kc4 75. Be7 Kc3 {[%cal Rg2g1]} 76. Rd8 {[#]} (76. Rc8+ $17 {might work
better.} Bc4 77. Bf6+ Kxb4 78. Rb8+ Bb5 79. Rc8) 76… g5 $1 $19 {[%cal Bg6g5,
Bg5g4][%mdl 32]} 77. Rd1 (77. Bf6+ $142 Kb3 78. Rd2) 77… g4 78. Re1 Bd3 79.
Bd6 $2 (79. Bf6+ Kxb4 80. Re3) 79… Rc2+ 80. Kd1 Ra2 {[%cal Ra2a1]} 81. Be5+
Kxb4 82. Re3 Kc4 83. Rg3 $2 (83. Kc1 $19) 83… Be2+ 84. Kc1 Bf3 85. Rg1 Re2
86. Bd6 Kc3 87. Kb1 a5 (87… Kb3 $142 88. Bb8 a5 89. Ba7 g3 90. Ka1 Ra2+ 91.
Kb1 Be4+ 92. Kc1 g2 93. Bd4 Rc2+ 94. Kd1 Bf3+ 95. Ke1 Re2+ 96. Kd1 Re4+ 97. Kd2
Rxd4+ 98. Ke3 Rd1 99. Rxd1 Bxd1 100. Kf2 {[#]} Bf3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 101. Kg3
g1=Q+ 102. Kxf3 a4 103. Kf4 a3 104. Ke5 a2 105. Ke6 a1=Q 106. Kf5 Qag7 107. Ke4
Q7g5 108. Kf3 Q5g4#) 88. Ka1 Re6 $2 (88… Be4 {mates} 89. Rg3+ Kc2 90. Ka2 Re1
91. Be5 Bf3 92. Bb2 Re4 93. Ka3 Re3+ 94. Ka4 Bc6+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack}
95. Kxa5 Rxg3 96. Be5 Rb3 97. Bd6 g3 98. Ka6 g2 99. Bc5 Rb1 100. Bf2 g1=Q 101.
Bxg1 Rxg1 102. Kb6 Rg6 103. Ka6 Kb3 104. Ka7 Kc4 105. Kb6 Re6 106. Ka6 Kc5 107.
Ka7 Re8 108. Ka6 Ra8#) 89. Rc1+ Kd2 90. Bf4+ Kd3 91. Rc5 a4 92. Kb2 Bc6 93. Rg5
Bf3 $2 ({Black should try} 93… Bd7 $19 94. Bc7 Re7) 94. Ra5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]}
(94. Rc5 $1 $11 {and White is okay.}) 94… Re4 95. Bd6 Rd4 96. Be5 Re4 97. Bd6
$1 Re2+ 98. Ka3 Bc6 99. Rc5 Bd7 100. Rc7 Bb5 101. Rc5 Bd7 102. Rc7 Bb5 103. Rc5
$1 Bc4 $2 (103… Re6 $19 104. Bc7 Re7) 104. Kxa4 $15 Re6 105. Bc7 Kc3 ({
Better is} 105… Kd4 $17 106. Kb4 Be2) 106. Be5+ $11 Kd3 (106… Rxe5 $11 107.
Rxe5 Kd4) 107. Bc7 $1 $17 Kd4 108. Rg5 Be2 109. Kb4 Re7 110. Bd6 Rb7+ 111. Ka5
Rb1 112. Bc5+ Ke4 113. Bd6 Kd4 114. Bc5+ Kc4 {…Rb5+ is the strong threat.}
115. Bd6 Bf3 116. Rc5+ Kd4 117. Rg5 Rb3 118. Bc5+ Kc4 {aiming for …Rb5+.}
119. Bd6 Rb7 120. Rc5+ Kd4 121. Rg5 Rd7 122. Bg3 Be2 123. Kb6 Bf3 124. Bc7 (
124. Ka5 $1 $11) 124… Ke3 125. Rg6 Rd5 126. Bg3 Ke2 127. Re6+ Kf1 $1 128. Rg6
Kg2 129. Bc7 Kf2 130. Rg7 Rh5 131. Bd6 Rh3 132. Kc5 Rh6 133. Rg5 Ke3 134. Rg7
Rh5+ 135. Kb6 Kd4 136. Bg3 Rh6+ 137. Kc7 $1 Ra6 138. Rg5 Ra7+ {Accuracy: White
= 59%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.14”]
[White “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Black “Anand, Viswanathan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A20”]
[WhiteElo “2589”]
[BlackElo “2773”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “141”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,141,7,7,13,30,22,16,20,19,25,12,18,-16,-14,-9,-10,-30,-30,-45,0,-23,
-16,-18,-11,-17,0,0,9,-13,0,0,0,-28,-39,-25,-16,-45,4,-23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,-25,-31,-146,-143,-131,-112,-115,-100,-206,-81,-72,-57,-163,-97,-102,-112,
-114,-92,-94,-54,-95,-75,-75,-76,-87,-77,-72,-20,-33,-43,-33,-33,-80,-108,-81,
-95,-93,-93,-184,-38,-25,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 {[%cal Bf8b4,Bb4a5,Ba5c7]
[%mdl 32]} 4. Nge2 c6 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 {A22: English Opening: 1…e5 2 Nc3 Nf6}
Bc7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. d4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… d6 9. Ng3
Nbd7 10. Be2 Nb6 11. Qc2 exd4 12. exd4 {1-0 (69) Vitiugov,N (2681)-Bu,X (2702)
Sochi 2009}) 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Nb5 e4 $1 11. Nxc7 Qxc7 12. Rc1 Qe7 13. Ng3 Nbd7
14. Be2 Nb6 15. O-O Bd7 16. b5 a6 (16… h5 $5) 17. bxa6 bxa6 18. Qd2 Bb5 19.
Bc3 {[#] Black must now prevent Bb4.} Bxe2 20. Bb4 Qd7 21. Qxe2 Rfc8 22. Rxc8+
Qxc8 23. f3 Qe6 24. fxe4 dxe4 25. Rf5 Nbd7 26. h3 g6 27. Ra5 Nd5 28. Qc2 N7f6
29. Bd2 Rb8 30. Rc5 Qb6 31. Kh2 Qb1 32. Rc8+ (32. Qc4 $5 {[%cal Rc5d5]} Qd1 33.
Bb4 Rxb4 34. Rc8+ (34. axb4 Nxe3 35. Rc8+ Kg7 $11) 34… Kg7 35. axb4 Nxe3 36.
Qc5 (36. Qxa6 Qxd4 37. Ra8 Kh6 $11) 36… Nfg4+ 37. hxg4 Nxg4+ 38. Kh3 Nf2+ 39.
Kh2 Ng4+ 40. Kh3 Nf2+ 41. Kh2 Ng4+ $11) 32… Kg7 33. Qc5 (33. Qxb1 $15 Rxb1
34. Bc1) 33… Rxc8 $17 34. Qxc8 Qd3 35. Qc1 h5 36. a4 (36. Nh1 $17) 36… Ng8
(36… Nb6 $19 {has better winning chances.} 37. Be1 h4) 37. Nh1 {and if Nf2
works, White does fine.} f5 38. Qe1 (38. Nf2 $15 Qb3 39. Nd1) 38… Nge7 (38…
Qb3 $19 39. a5 Kh7) 39. Nf2 Qb3 40. a5 Qb8+ 41. Kg1 Qb5 (41… h4 {feels
hotter.} 42. Qc1 Qb5 43. Qc2 Nc6 44. Qa2 Ncb4) 42. Qf1 Qxf1+ (42… Qb2 {
looks sharper.} 43. Qd1 h4 44. Bc1 Qa2 45. Bd2 Qc4) 43. Kxf1 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KBN-KNN} Nc8 44. Nd1 Nd6 45. Nb2 h4 (45… Kf6 $17) 46. Ke2 Kf7 47. Na4
Nb7 48. Nb2 Ke6 49. Nc4 Nd6 50. Ne5 g5 51. Nc6 (51. Kf1 $17) 51… f4 (51…
Nc4 $19 52. Nd8+ Kf6) 52. Nb8 $1 $15 {[%cal Rb8a6]} Nf5 {[%cal Rf4e3]} 53. Nxa6
{The position is equal.} fxe3 ({Don’t go for} 53… Ndxe3 $2 54. Nc5+ Kd6 55.
Bxe3 $18) 54. Nc5+ Ke7 55. Be1 Nxd4+ 56. Kd1 Nf4 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black has
counterplay} 57. a6 e2+ 58. Kd2 Nc6 59. Nxe4 Nxg2 60. Nxg5 Kd7 61. Kxe2 Nxe1
62. Kxe1 $11 {Threatens to win with Nf3. KN-KN} Kc7 63. Nf3 Nb4 64. a7 Kb7 65.
Nxh4 {And now Ng6 would win.} Nd3+ 66. Kf1 {[#] Hoping for Ng6.} Nf4 67. Nf5 {
aiming for h4.} Nxh3 68. Ne3 Kxa7 69. Nc4 Ng5 70. Ne3 Ne6 71. Nc4 {Accuracy:
White = 54%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.15”]
[White “Dubov, Daniil”]
[Black “Postny, Evgeny”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D15”]
[WhiteElo “2703”]
[BlackElo “2615”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “109”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,109,41,41,26,37,30,37,32,29,33,35,30,42,45,67,25,29,37,35,37,22,14,
33,18,70,61,52,72,139,133,176,162,183,151,175,183,187,116,165,93,99,77,193,181,
276,95,227,68,79,66,101,100,106,50,59,0,88,66,124,135,216,206,221,204,163,154,
125,86,547,556,530,525,919,915,781,691,607,414,622,557,570,491,681,671,836,841,
1289,827,1520,1519,1527,637,29981,29970,29970,29970,5381,3284]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4
c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Bf5 6. Qb3 Ra7 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and
gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} 7. Nh4 Bg6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 8. e3 (8. Bg5
Nbd7 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. e4 dxe4 11. g3 e6 12. Bg2 Be7 13. O-O O-O 14. h4 {
1/2-1/2 (44) Wei,Y (2734)-Zhou,J (2615) Hangzhou 2018}) 8… Nbd7 {White has
an edge.} 9. Be2 e5 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Bd2 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Qc7
12. h3 Be7 13. O-O-O exd4 14. exd4 {1/2-1/2 (41) Istratescu,A (2580)-Rogozenco,
D (2476) Baile Govora 2017}) 12. Qc2 exd4 13. exd4 Nf8 14. O-O-O {[%cal Be1c1,
Bc1b1,Bb1a1][%mdl 32]} Ne6 15. Be3 $1 b6 16. cxb6 Qxb6 17. h4 Rb7 18. g4 {
[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Bd6 (18… O-O $11) 19. Kb1 Qa5 20. g5 Nd7 (20…
Nh5 $142) 21. Bg4 $16 Nb6 {[#] Strongly threatening …Nc4.} 22. Ne4 $1 $36 {
[%cal Re4d6][%mdl 2560] White is on the roll.} Nc4 (22… dxe4 23. Qxc6+) 23.
Nxd6+ Nxd6 24. Ka1 Kd7 25. Bc1 (25. Rh3 $18) 25… Re8 26. Rhe1 ({White should
try} 26. Rh3 $18) 26… Qb5 27. Re3 Qc4 (27… a5 $16) 28. Rc3 $18 Qb5 29. Re1
$2 (29. Bf4 $18 {is the precise move to win.}) 29… Qb6 (29… Qb4 $16 {
is a better defense.}) 30. Be3 $2 ({Only move:} 30. Bxe6+ $1 $18 fxe6 31. Qxg6
Qxd4 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 32. Rce3) 30… Nb5 $1 $14 {[%cal Rb5c3]} 31.
Rd3 Kd8 32. Red1 a5 33. R3d2 (33. Rc1 $16) 33… Nd6 34. Rd3 Nb5 $1 35. b3 Ra7
{[#]} (35… Rc7 $14) 36. a4 $1 $16 {[%cal Ra4b5]} Nbc7 {[#]} (36… Nd6 $16)
37. Rc3 $1 $18 Rb7 38. Kb2 ({Less strong is} 38. Rxc6 Qxb3 39. Qxb3 Rxb3 $14)
38… Kd7 39. Rc1 {[%cal Rc3c6]} Reb8 40. Ka1 {[%cal Rc3c6]} ({Much worse is}
40. Rxc6 $6 Qxb3+ 41. Qxb3 Rxb3+ 42. Ka2 Kd8 $11) 40… Na6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (
40… Ke8 $16) 41. Bxe6+ $1 {[%mdl 64] Overworked Piece} fxe6 42. Qxg6 Re8 43.
Qxg7+ Re7 44. Qg6 Qb4 {White must now prevent …Qa3+.} 45. Qc2 c5 (45… Qa3+
$142 46. Qa2 Qxa2+ 47. Kxa2 Nb4+ 48. Kb1 Rh7) 46. dxc5 Kc6 47. g6 Qg4 48. Bg5
Nb4 49. Qd1 Qf5 50. Qf3 Qxg6 51. Bxe7 Rxe7 52. Qf8 Rc7 53. Qa8+ Kd7 54. c6+ Ke7
55. Qxa5 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack. Accuracy: White = 55%, Black = 34%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.16”]
[White “Khanin, Semen”]
[Black “Gelfand, Boris”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2514”]
[BlackElo “2673”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,64,23,15,14,-1,0,-4,-4,-2,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4.
Nf3 Nxe4 5. c4 Nc6 6. Nc3 Nxc3 7. dxc3 Be7 8. Be3 {LiveBook: 5 Games. C42:
Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} O-O {The position is
equal.} 9. Qd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Qc2 Ne5 10. O-O-O Bg4 11. Qe4 c6 12. c5
f5 13. Qxe5 dxe5 14. Bc4+ Kh8 15. Rxd8 Raxd8 16. Nxe5 {1/2-1/2 (53) Dzhumaev,M
(2515)-Anwesh,U (2400) Chennai 2010}) 9… Bf5 10. Be2 Qd7 11. O-O Bf6 12. Rad1
Rad8 13. Nd4 Nxd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4 15. cxd4 Rfe8 16. Rfe1 d5 17. b3 h6 18. c5 Re6
19. Bf3 Rde8 20. h3 c6 21. b4 Qe7 22. Rxe6 Qxe6 23. a4 Qg6 24. Re1 Rxe1+ 25.
Qxe1 Be6 26. Kh2 Qc2 27. a5 Kh7 28. Bg4 Bxg4 29. hxg4 Qb2 30. Qe3 Qxb4 31. Qf4
a6 32. Qf5+ Kg8 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 81%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.17”]
[White “Roiz, Michael”]
[Black “Akopian, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A35”]
[WhiteElo “2605”]
[BlackElo “2650”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “55”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:36]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:
42]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 6. Nxd4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:59]} 10. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 11. Nd5 {[%emt 0:
00:46]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 12. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
13. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} h3 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 14. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} e6 {
[%emt 0:02:05]} 15. Nc3 {[%emt 0:03:14]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 16. Bf3 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 17. Qxd6 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:14]}
18. exf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 19. Qxd8+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxd8
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 20. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:04]} 21. Rhd1 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:01:54]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 23. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 24. Nxd1 e5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 25. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 26. Nb1 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Kd6
{[%emt 0:00:59]} 27. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 28. Ke3 {[%emt 0:
00:50]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.18”]
[White “Oparin, Grigoriy”]
[Black “Kevlishvili, Robby”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A28”]
[WhiteElo “2613”]
[BlackElo “2451”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. Ne2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. a3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. d3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 11. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:15]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13.
O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 14. e4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 15. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 16. Be3 {[%emt 0:04:05]}
Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 17. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 18. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:02:47]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:03:59]} 19. Nxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 20. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 21. g3 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 22. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 23. b4 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 24. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 25. Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 26. Ne5 {[%emt 0:03:11]
} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 27. f4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 28. Be4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 29. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 30. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 31. Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:41]}
Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 32. Qxa2+ {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 34. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 35. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 36. e5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Bxc5
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 37. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 38. Rd7 {
[%emt 0:01:05]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} 40. e6 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 41. f5 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 42. Rf7+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 44. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 45. h3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 46. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} c4 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 47. g4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 48. hxg4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} c3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 49. g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 50. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 51. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Re2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 52. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. Rc8+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. f6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.19”]
[White “Firouzja, Alireza”]
[Black “Cheparinov, Ivan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2607”]
[BlackElo “2709”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “115”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,115,6,-5,-7,-23,-19,-25,-16,-11,-21,-29,0,0,0,0,0,13,34,28,36,31,34,
35,32,30,39,32,54,43,50,50,54,56,135,89,92,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,-25,-18,
-19,-27,-24,0,-127,-5,-105,0,-29991,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,-5,-8,
-13,-91,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,0,136,146,118,32,263,271,274,283,755,723]} 1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. Bg5 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin
Defence (3…Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} h6 7. Bh4 g5 8. Bg3 d6 9. Nbd2
{LiveBook: 6 Games} Nh5 10. a4 $146 {Hoping for Bxc6.} ({Predecessor:} 10. Qe2
Qf6 11. O-O-O Kg7 12. Kb1 a6 13. Bc4 Rb8 {1/2-1/2 (23) Svidler,P (2760)-Potkin,
V (2574) Sochi 2018}) 10… a6 11. Bc4 Qf6 12. Qe2 g4 13. Nh4 Nf4 14. Bxf4 exf4
15. g3 $1 f3 16. Qd1 Ne5 17. d4 Nxc4 18. Nxc4 Ba7 19. O-O Be6 20. Ne3 Rfe8 21.
Re1 c6 22. Nhf5 Bxf5 23. Nxf5 d5 24. Qd3 Re6 (24… h5 $14) 25. exd5 $1 $16
cxd5 26. Ne3 (26. Rxe6 $1 $16 Qxe6 27. Kf1) 26… Rae8 $11 27. Kf1 Qg5 28. Qf5
$1 {[%cal Rf5g4]} Qxf5 29. Nxf5 h5 30. Ne3 Rd8 31. a5 Kg7 32. Ra3 Kg6 33. Rb3
Rd7 34. Nc2 h4 35. Nb4 (35. Rxe6+ $11 fxe6 36. Ne3) 35… hxg3 (35… Rxe1+ $17
36. Kxe1 hxg3 37. hxg3 f6) 36. hxg3 {[#]} (36. Rxe6+ $1 $11 {was the only way
to keep the balance.} fxe6 37. hxg3) 36… Rde7 (36… Rxe1+ $1 $17 37. Kxe1 f6
) 37. Rd1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37. Rxe6+ $11 fxe6 38. Ke1) 37… Rd6 $2 (37… Kg5
{mates} 38. c4 dxc4 39. Re3 Rxe3 40. fxe3 Rxe3 41. Rd2 Rb3 42. Nd5 Rd3 43. Ke1
Bxd4 44. Nf4 Rxd2 45. Kxd2 Bxb2 46. Ke1 Be5 47. Nd5 c3 48. Kd1 f5 49. Kc2 Bxg3
50. Kxc3 Be1+ 51. Kc4 g3 52. Ne3 g2 53. Kd4 g1=Q 54. Kd3 Bxa5 55. Kd4 Bb6+ 56.
Kc3 Qxe3+ 57. Kb2 f2 58. Kc2 f1=Q 59. Kb2 Qg2+ 60. Kb1 Qeg1#) 38. Re1 $1 {
[%cal Re1e7]} Rde6 39. Rxe6+ fxe6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 40. Nd3 Kf5 41.
Ke1 Ke4 42. Kd2 Rh7 43. Rb4 Kf5 44. Ke3 Re7 45. Ne5 Bb8 46. Nd3 e5 47. dxe5
Bxe5 48. Kd2 {[#]} (48. Nxe5 $11 {remains equal.} Rxe5+ 49. Kd3) 48… Bf6 ({
Black should play} 48… Bb8 $1 $17 49. Kd1 Ba7) 49. Rf4+ Kg5 50. Rb4 Kf5 {
Threatens to win with …Re2+.} 51. Kd1 Rh7 52. Rb6 Rh1+ 53. Kc2 Rh7 (53… d4
$11) 54. Rd6 $16 d4 55. cxd4 (55. Rd5+ $16 Ke6 56. Nf4+ Ke7 57. Nh5 (57. cxd4
Rh2 $11)) 55… Rh2 $2 ({Better is} 55… Rc7+ $1 $14 56. Kb3 Ke4 57. Nc5+ (57.
Rxf6 Kxd3 58. Re6 Kxd4 $15) 57… Rxc5 58. dxc5 Bd4 59. Rxd4+ Kxd4) 56. Kc3 $18
Rh7 57. Rd5+ Ke4 $2 (57… Ke6 58. Kc4 Re7) 58. Kc4 {Precision: White = 53%,
Black = 39%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.20”]
[White “Mamedov, Rauf”]
[Black “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B23”]
[WhiteElo “2703”]
[BlackElo “2529”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “53”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,53,0,0,15,10,14,22,29,26,31,36,239,216,200,189,338,352,354,357,348,
351,356,360,456,449,443,364,1016,1018,996,960,777,764,29995,231,29996,-228]} 1.
e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e5 dxe5 5. Nxe5 Nbd7 6. d4 {B50: Sicilian: 2…
d6, Miscellaneous} e6 (6… Nxe5 7. dxe5 Qxd1+ 8. Kxd1 Ng4 9. Bb5+ Bd7 10. e6
Bxb5 11. Nxb5 O-O-O+ 12. Ke2 a6 13. Nc3 fxe6 {1-0 (41) Mamedov,R (2688)-Li,C
(2720) Doha 2016}) 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxd7+ Nxd7 9. Qh5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 {LiveBook: 16
Games} b5 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. O-O-O Bb7 $1 13. Rd2 $146 {Hoping for Rhd1.} ({
Predecessor:} 13. Rhe1 Be7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Rd6 Rd8 16. Red1 O-O 17. f3 b4 18.
Ne2 {1/2-1/2 (18) Kotsur,P (2552)-Anisimov,P (2445) St Petersburg 2003}) 13…
b4 ({Avoid the trap} 13… Bxg2 $2 14. Rhd1 $18) 14. Ne2 Qxe5 $2 (14… h6 $14)
15. Rhd1 {White wants to mate with Rd8+.} Be7 16. f4 $40 {[%mdl 128] White is
out for blood.} Qe3 (16… Qc7 $142) 17. Bxe7 $18 Kxe7 18. Kb1 {White
threatens Rd7+ and mate.} Bd5 19. Rd3 Qe4 {[#]} 20. Ng3 $1 {[%cal Rg3e4]} Qxf4
21. Rxd5 exd5 22. Rf1 Qd2 $2 (22… Qxf1+ 23. Nxf1 Rhe8 24. Qxd5 Rac8) 23. Qe5+
Kf8 24. Qc7 {[%csl Gf1][%cal Rc7f7]} f6 25. Nf5 Qxg2 26. Qe7+ Kg8 {[#]} 27.
Nh6+ $1 {[%mdl 33280] Precision: White = 95%, Black = 20%. . Loss on Time!?}
1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.21”]
[White “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Black “Le, Quang Liem”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D38”]
[WhiteElo “2618”]
[BlackElo “2714”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “91”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,91,32,81,37,54,56,102,64,71,57,85,71,83,94,130,132,196,185,256,254,
310,307,359,350,331,329,322,243,416,424,415,410,409,403,395,364,393,358,368,
355,346,339,365,365,372,360,493,25,402,377,560,166,577,89,116,0,577,579,577,
555,562,555,561,554,1032,1054,1408,1407,2333,1157,2099,1159,1090,1071]} 1. d4
Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 Rd8 {
D38: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} 9. a3 Bxc3+ 10. Rxc3
c6 {LiveBook: 6 Games. White is slightly better.} 11. Bd3 dxc4 12. Rxc4 b6 $146
({Predecessor:} 12… Nd7 13. O-O Re8 14. Bb1 e5 15. dxe5 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Rxe5 {
1/2-1/2 (40) Gelfand,B (2695)-Milov,V (2635) Biel 1997}) 13. Rc3 Bb7 14. Be4
Qe7 15. Qb3 Rc8 16. O-O $1 Na6 17. Rfc1 $1 Rab8 (17… Nb8 $16 18. Ne5 c5) 18.
Bxc6 $18 Nc5 (18… Bxc6 {keeps fighting.} 19. Rxc6 Rxc6 20. Rxc6 Nc7) 19. dxc5
Rxc6 20. Nd4 $1 Rxc5 21. Rxc5 bxc5 {[#]} 22. Nc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6e7][%mdl 576]
Double Attack, Pin} Qg5 (22… Bxc6 23. Qxb8+) 23. g3 Qg4 $2 (23… Bxc6 {
was called for.} 24. Qxb8+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kh7) 24. Nxb8 Qf3 {
[%csl Gb7][%cal Rf3h1]} 25. Kf1 Qh1+ 26. Ke2 Bf3+ 27. Kd2 Qxh2 28. Qd3 Qxf2+
29. Kc3 Qxg3 30. Nd7 $1 h5 31. Rf1 ({Don’t play} 31. Nxc5 h4 $18) 31… Bg2 32.
Rf4 $1 h4 {intending …h3.} 33. Ne5 $2 (33. Kd2 $18 Bd5 34. Qe2 (34. Nxc5 h3
$16)) 33… f6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (33… Bd5 $1 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 34. Ng6
h3 (34… Kf7 $142 35. Nxh4 Bc6) 35. Rh4 $2 (35. Qd8+ Kh7 36. Nf8+ Kh6 37. Nxe6
(37. Qd3 f5 $19) 37… Qxe3+ 38. Qd3 Qe5+ 39. Kc2 Qxe6 40. Rh4+ Kg5 41. Qg3+
Kf5 42. Rf4+ Ke5 43. Ra4+ Kd5 44. Qd3+ Ke5 45. Qe2+ Kd5 46. Qc4+ Ke5 47. Qxc5+
Qd5 48. Qc7+ Qd6 49. Ra5+ Ke6 50. Qc4+ Bd5 51. Qc8+ Ke5 52. Qxh3) 35… Kf7 $2
(35… Qe1+ 36. Qd2 Qxd2+ 37. Kxd2 Kf7) 36. Nh8+ $2 (36. Rh8 $18 {[%csl Gg6]
[%cal Rh8f8] is more deadly.} Qe1+ 37. Kc2 Qf2+ 38. Kb3 Bd5+ 39. Ka4) 36… Ke7
$16 37. Ng6+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37. e4 $1 $16 Qxd3+ 38. Kxd3) 37… Kf7 $18 38.
Rh8 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rh8f8] White is clearly winning.} Qe1+ {[#]} 39. Kc2 $1 {
[%csl Gg6][%cal Rh8f8]} Qf2+ {[#]} 40. Kb3 $1 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rh8f8]} Bd5+ 41.
Ka4 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rh8f8]} f5 {And now …Bc6+ would win.} 42. Ne5+ Ke7 43.
Qc3 h2 44. Qxc5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kf6 45. Ng4+ {[%mdl 64] Promotion}
fxg4 46. Qf8+ {Accuracy: White = 59%, Black = 31%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.22”]
[White “Novikov, Stanislav”]
[Black “Tomashevsky, Evgeny”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C68”]
[WhiteElo “2540”]
[BlackElo “2705”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “118”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,118,-16,-12,-26,-24,-31,-27,-35,-22,-22,-22,-22,-13,-20,-19,-24,-25,
-27,-27,-27,-27,-27,-23,-23,-20,-52,-47,-43,-27,-32,-27,-30,-34,-116,-111,-113,
-124,-117,-45,-102,-61,-170,-179,-176,-173,-207,-194,-189,-112,-341,-67,-85,
-73,-122,-30,-30,-16,-8,-9,-17,-12,-66,0,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,-41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
1051,973,2155,1855,1906,3720,2972,2029,2232,791,29968,29969,29968,11513,4606,0,
29973,29974,29977]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bd6 6. d4
exd4 7. Qxd4 f6 8. Be3 Ne7 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Rad1 Ng6 {C68: Ruy Lopez: Exchange
Variation, sidelines} 11. Nc4 Bxc4 12. Qxc4 Qe7 {LiveBook: 30 Games. The
position is equal.} 13. c3 O-O-O 14. b4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Rfe1 Rhe8 15.
Bc1 c5 16. g3 Qe6 17. Qxe6+ Rxe6 18. Re2 b5 19. Kf1 Ne7 20. Nh4 Nc6 21. f4 Na5
22. Nf3 Nc6 23. g4 a5 24. h4 a4 {1/2-1/2 (24) Forchert,M (2362)-Nikolov,M
(2561) Tegernsee 2017}) 14… Rhe8 15. Rd4 Qe6 16. Qxe6+ Rxe6 17. Nd2 $1 Ne5
18. f3 Rde8 19. Nb3 f5 20. Bf2 fxe4 21. Rxe4 Nd3 22. Rxe6 Rxe6 23. Nd4 Rf6 24.
Bg3 c5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 25. bxc5 $1 Bxc5 26. Rd1 Nf4
27. Kf1 {aiming for Bxf4.} Nd5 28. Rd3 ({White should try} 28. Re1 $15) 28…
Bxd4 $1 $17 29. Rxd4 Nxc3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 30. Be5 Rf5 {[#]} (
30… Rf7 $17 31. a3 Nb5) 31. Bxg7 (31. Bxc7 $1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} Kxc7 32. Rc4+
{[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kb6 33. Rxc3) 31… Nxa2 32. f4 (32. Rh4 $15) 32…
c5 $19 33. Re4 Rf7 34. Ba1 b5 35. g4 c4 (35… Nc1 $19 36. f5 Nb3) 36. Ke2 $2 (
36. f5 $17 {only move.}) 36… Nb4 $2 (36… c3 $19 37. Ke3 c2) 37. g5 $15 Nd5
38. Be5 Kd7 ({Better is} 38… Ne7 $17 {White must now prevent …Kb7.} 39. Rd4
Nc6) 39. h4 $1 $11 Ne7 {Hoping for …Ng6.} 40. h5 Nf5 {…Ng3+ is the strong
threat.} 41. Kf3 a5 42. Kg4 (42. Re1 $11) 42… Ne7 (42… b4 $1 $15 43. g6
hxg6 44. hxg6 Rf8) 43. Bf6 Nd5 44. Bd4 Ne7 45. Bf6 Nd5 46. Be5 Ne7 47. Rd4+ Ke8
$1 48. Rd6 b4 49. g6 hxg6 50. hxg6 {[%cal Bh5g6,Bg6g7][%mdl 32] [#]} Rf8 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (50… Nxg6 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]} 51. Rxg6 c3) 51. g7 $18 Rg8 52. f5
{[%cal Bf4f5,Bf5f6][%mdl 32]} c3 53. f6 c2 54. Bb2 Kf7 {[#]} 55. Kg5 $1 ({Not}
55. Rd7 c1=Q $14) 55… Rc8 56. Rd7 {[%mdl 64] Pin} c1=Q+ 57. Bxc1 Rc5+ 58. Kh6
$2 ({White has to play} 58. Kf4 $18 Kxf6 59. Bb2+ Kg6 60. Rxe7 Rc4+ 61. Kf3)
58… Kxf6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (58… Rxc1 $11 59. fxe7 Rg1) 59. Bb2+ Kf5 {
Accuracy: White = 56%, Black = 52%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.23”]
[White “Grischuk, Alexander”]
[Black “Rakhmanov, Aleksandr”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2771”]
[BlackElo “2629”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “129”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,129,44,42,41,37,26,31,34,17,17,22,33,27,55,55,61,57,55,56,74,68,83,
90,129,127,165,161,173,117,284,260,286,289,281,276,279,276,285,274,320,315,288,
271,283,273,311,193,195,190,192,168,169,177,168,172,165,148,160,166,167,168,
170,147,135,127,138,59,131,126,124,68,130,61,56,56,57,57,61,58,58,52,73,67,60,
50,60,59,59,54,66,50,83,59,384,364,539,304,289,281,640,640,819,813,5575,5496,
1781,1587]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. c4 c6 4. b3 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Bg2 d5 7. O-O
Bg4 8. d3 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f6,Bf6e4][%mdl 32]} 10. Nd2 e6 11.
Qc2 Ne8 {A11: English Opening: 1…c6} (11… Re8 12. Bg2 Qe7 13. e3 Rac8 14.
a3 Ng4 15. b4 Bxb2 16. Qxb2 Nb6 17. h3 Nf6 18. Rfc1 Red8 19. Nf3 dxc4 20. dxc4
{1-0 (51) Svidler,P (2759)-Artemiev,V (2653) Almaty 2016}) 12. d4 Nd6 13. e3 {
[#] LiveBook: 3 Games} f5 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:}
13… Re8 14. Bg2 a5 15. a4 Nf5 16. Bc3 Bf8 17. Rad1 Nf6 18. Qb2 Bg7 19. Rb1 {
1-0 (69) Sivuk,V (2551)-Sumets,A (2588) Heusenstamm 2017}) 14. Ba3 Nf6 15. Bg2
Nfe4 16. Nf3 {[%cal Bd2f3,Bf3e1,Be1d3,Bd3f2][%mdl 32]} Qa5 17. Bb2 Nf7 18. a4
Rfc8 19. Rfd1 Qd8 20. Ne1 a5 21. Nd3 g5 22. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3e4,Be4e5][%mdl
32]} Nf6 23. Nf2 h5 24. e4 dxe4 25. fxe4 Qd7 26. Qe2 (26. Rf1 $18) 26… Re8 $2
(26… Ng4 $16) 27. e5 $18 Ng4 28. Nd3 Qc7 29. h3 Ngh6 30. Qxh5 Qb6 31. Ra3
Rad8 32. c5 Qc7 33. Raa1 g4 34. Nf4 Qe7 35. Bc3 gxh3 36. Bxh3 Bxe5 37. Ng6 Qg5
38. Qxg5 {[%mdl 64] [#] Overworked Piece} Nxg5 39. Nxe5 {Bg2 is the strong
threat.} Nxh3+ 40. Kg2 Ng5 41. Bxa5 Rd5 42. Bd2 Nhf7 {[#]} 43. Bxg5 $1 Nxg5 44.
b4 Nf7 45. Ng6 (45. Nf3 $16) 45… Kg7 (45… Nh6 $1 $14) 46. Nf4 $16 Rd7 47.
b5 ({White should play} 47. a5 $16) 47… Kf6 (47… Ng5 $1 $14) 48. bxc6 (48.
d5 $16) 48… bxc6 $14 49. a5 {[%cal Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} Ra8 50. Ra4 Rb7 51.
Rd2 Ng5 52. a6 Rb3 53. Rda2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.}
Ne4 54. R4a3 Rb4 55. Ne2 {And now a7 would win.} e5 56. dxe5+ Kxe5 57. a7 Rb5
58. Ra6 Kd5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({Black should try} 58… Rb7 $1 $14) 59. Nf4+ $18
Kxc5 (59… Ke5 $142 60. Rxc6 Rb7 61. Re6+ Kd4) 60. Ne6+ Kd6 61. Nd4 $1 {
[%csl LRb5,LRc6]} Rc5 $2 (61… Rd5) 62. Rb2 {White is clearly winning.} Kd5
63. Rb8 {[%mdl 64] Trapped Piece} Kxd4 64. Rxa8 Rc2+ 65. Kh3 {Accuracy: White
= 62%, Black = 40%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.24”]
[White “Shaposhnikov, Evgeny”]
[Black “Guseinov, Gadir”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B27”]
[WhiteElo “2576”]
[BlackElo “2664”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,84,0,-29,-30,-20,6,0,16,16,14,17,11,-7,-2,0,-3,-5,11,21,33,33,269,
268,257,265,262,253,303,299,285,288,828,827,833,0,0,0,0,-111,-115,-128,-118,
-416,-412,-418,-418,-418,-418,-412,-390,-462,-459,-495,-380,-538,-485,-612,
-572,-1967,-1935,-1662,-1571,-1525,-1279,-29964,-29965,-29965,-29967,-29974,
-29974,-29971,-29971]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bc4 Bg7 4. c3 d6 5. d4 cxd4 6.
cxd4 Nf6 7. Qe2 O-O 8. O-O Bg4 {B27: Sicilian: 2 Nf3, unusual Black 2nd moves}
(8… Nc6 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Be3 Nxe4 11. Nxe4 d5 12. Ned2 dxc4 13. Qxc4 Rc8 14.
Qb5 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Bxd4 16. Qxb7 Rb8 17. Qe4 Bxf3 18. Nxf3 Bxb2 19. Rad1 Qc7 20.
Rfe1 Bf6 21. g4 Qa5 22. g5 Bxg5 {0-1 (22) Archbold Tilano,R (1650)-Quinonez
Garcia,S (2296) Cali 2017}) 9. e5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Rd1 Nc6 10. h3 Bxf3
11. Qxf3 Qb6 12. d5 Ne5 13. Qe2 Nxc4 14. Qxc4 Rac8 15. Qe2 Qb4 16. Nc3 {
0-1 (40) Punt,W (1829)-Naundorf,M (2131) Goch 2010}) 9… dxe5 10. dxe5 Nfd7 {
The position is equal.} 11. e6 $1 {[%cal Re6d7]} Ne5 12. exf7+ Kh8 {Hoping for
…Bxf3.} 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. Bd5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.}
Nbc6 15. Nc3 e6 16. h3 $1 {Bxc6 is the strong threat.} Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Nd4 $2 ({
Black should try} 17… Nxf3+ $14 18. Qxf3 Rxf7) 18. Rxd4 $18 Nxf3+ 19. Qxf3
Bxd4 20. Nb5 $1 {[%csl LRc7,LRd4][%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} Qe5 21. Nxd4 Qxd4
22. Bh6 {Threatens to win with Re1.} Qxb2 $2 (22… Qe5 23. g4 (23. Qxb7 Qf6
$18) (23. Bxf8 Rxf8 24. Qxb7 a5 $16) 23… g5) 23. Re1 g5 24. Rxe6 $2 ({
White must play} 24. Kh2 $18) 24… Qc1+ $11 25. Kh2 {[%cal Rf3f6]} Qc7+ {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 26. g3 (26. Kg1 $11 Qc1+ 27. Kh2 Qc7+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} 28. Kg1 Qc1+) 26… Qxf7 $17 27. Qc3+ Kg8 28. f4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]
} (28. Re2 $17 Qf6 29. Qxf6 Rxf6 30. Bxg5) 28… Rae8 $19 29. Re5 {[#]} Rxe5 $1
30. Qxe5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} Re8 31. Qxg5+ Kh8 32. h4 Qg6 33. Qb5 a6
34. Qb2+ (34. Qd7 {is the only way for White.} Re2+ 35. Kh3) 34… Kg8 35. Qb3+
Qe6 36. f5 Qxb3 37. axb3 {KR-KB} a5 38. g4 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl
32]} 39. h5 a4 {Black mates.} 40. bxa4 bxa4 41. g5 a3 42. g6 Re5 {Accuracy:
White = 35%, Black = 59%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.25”]
[White “Smirin, Ilia”]
[Black “Sjugirov, Sanan”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2609”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “72”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:29]
} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} 10. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:
01:28]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:04]} 12. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 13.
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 14. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:35]} a5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. c3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. Bc2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 17. h3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18.
Nh2 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 19. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} f5 {[%emt 0:
01:09]} 20. Nh6+ {[%emt 0:01:26]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Nxf5+ {[%emt 0:02:
12]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 23.
Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 24. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:01:02]} Kh8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Qh4 {[%emt 0:
01:27]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 27. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Ng8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 28.
b4 {[%emt 0:02:35]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 29. Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qg7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 30. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 31. Be6 {[%emt 0:
00:25]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 32. g3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 33.
Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 34. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nxh3+ {
[%emt 0:00:31]} 35. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 36. Qe3 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} Nxf2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.26”]
[White “Anton Guijarro, David”]
[Black “Bindrich, Falko”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C43”]
[WhiteElo “2642”]
[BlackElo “2606”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. dxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 6.
Be2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:
01:01]} 8. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:17]} 9. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
Nxb3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 10. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 11. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 12. c3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 13. b4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 14. Bf4 {[%emt 0:02:01]} Nd8 {
[%emt 0:01:26]} 15. Nd4 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 16. Qxe2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 17. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f5 {[%emt 0:04:
11]} 18. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. f4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5
{[%emt 0:03:11]} 20. Bc5 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Bxc5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 21. bxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Qf2 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:01:
12]} 23. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 24. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 25. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Kh2 Rg7
{[%emt 0:00:18]} 27. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rgf7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 28. Rd3 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 29. Red2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rfg7 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 30. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 31. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:49]}
Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 32. Rff2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Qxf5 {
[%emt 0:01:33]} Rxg2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 34. Qxg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} R2xg6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 35. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re6 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 36. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Reg6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 37. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 38. Rxc7 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 40. Rxg8+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:
48]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 42. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 43.
Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.27”]
[White “Motylev, Alexander”]
[Black “Demidov, Mikhail”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B04”]
[WhiteElo “2644”]
[BlackElo “2520”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd5 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. a4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Bb5+ {
[%emt 0:00:32]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:20]}
8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 11. h3 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 12. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:43]}
13. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 14. exd6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} exd6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. c4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 16. c5 {[%emt 0:
00:44]} Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 18.
cxd6 {[%emt 0:03:21]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. d5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nb4 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} 20. dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 21. Bxc6 {
[%emt 0:01:19]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 22. Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:03:
48]} 23. Bd7 {[%emt 0:02:05]} Rcd8 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 24. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Qxe3 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 26. fxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 27. Bc7 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 28. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Nxb2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 30. Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Rb5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 32. Bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxa5 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 33. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 34. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Ra6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rf1+ {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 38. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ra1
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. a5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 41. a6 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 42. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 43.
Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxg2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 44. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ra2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} 45. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:32]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 46. a7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 47. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 48.
exf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Kb4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 50. Rc4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.28”]
[White “Miton, Kamil”]
[Black “Amonatov, Farrukh”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D71”]
[WhiteElo “2588”]
[BlackElo “2614”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} c5
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. dxc5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 11. Nxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Qc1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:
26]} 13. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 14. Qxh5 {[%emt 0:01:11]}
Nxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nxg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. Nfe5
{[%emt 0:00:52]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 17. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:
01:38]} 18. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 20. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 21. Nd3
{[%emt 0:01:18]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 22. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rxd1 {[%emt 0:
01:54]} 23. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxf4+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 24. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 25. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 26. Ra4
{[%emt 0:00:31]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 27. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 28. a4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kd5
{[%emt 0:00:25]} 30. e3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:03:05]} 31. axb5+ {
[%emt 0:00:16]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 32. Re4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 33. Rd4+ {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 34. Re4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 35. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rh5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. e4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 38. f3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 39. Rd3 {[%emt 0:03:00]} Rc2 {
[%emt 0:01:51]} 40. h3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 41. Rd5 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 42. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re3 {[%emt 0:01:55]}
43. Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxb3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.29”]
[White “Salem, A.R. Saleh”]
[Black “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B29”]
[WhiteElo “2660”]
[BlackElo “2622”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “57”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 5. e6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 7. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:
55]} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 9. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} g6 {
[%emt 0:01:51]} 10. Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 11. Nd4 {[%emt 0:
01:10]} Nde5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 12. Bf4 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 13.
Bxc4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 14. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} bxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 16. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:22]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 17. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qa6 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 18.
Qe4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:01:35]} 19. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf8 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 21. Qd4 {
[%emt 0:03:43]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 22. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 23. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 24. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:56]}
Bd5 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 25. Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Qxc2 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 26. Rb7 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 27. h3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} 28. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 29. Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.30”]
[White “Fridman, Daniel”]
[Black “Moiseenko, Vadim”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A47”]
[WhiteElo “2633”]
[BlackElo “2501”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. Ne5 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 7. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:
25]} 8. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} O-O {[%emt 0:03:55]} 9. Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Qxd7
{[%emt 0:00:57]} 10. Qxd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. cxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:02:24]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:
16]} 13. dxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 14. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 15. exd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 16. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Be5 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 17. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 18. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Rf7
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 20. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 21. b4 {[%emt 0:
03:21]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 22. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 23.
R5d3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 24. b5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Ke7 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} 25. h4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 26. e3 {[%emt 0:02:
10]} a6 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 27. bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 28.
R1d2 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra4 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} 30. Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 32. f3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} 33. a4 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Ke7
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 35. Red5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 36. R5d4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 37. e4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 38. e5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 39. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rc3+
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. R4d3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 41. Rd4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 42. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 43. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc5
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 45. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. R2d3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 47. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 48. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 49. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rxc4+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 50. Kxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 51.
Rxd7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 53. a5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 54. Kxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 55. Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 56. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Kxa5 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.31”]
[White “Bosiocic, Marin”]
[Black “Riazantsev, Alexander”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C18”]
[WhiteElo “2599”]
[BlackElo “2649”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “127”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} c5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. a3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. bxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. h4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
8. h5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 10. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:32]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 12. cxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:37]}
13. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nbc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 14. a4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 15. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 16. Qd2 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 17. Rfb1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 18.
Bxe7 Qxe7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 19. Nh4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 20.
Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Qe3 {[%emt 0:02:47]} fxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 22. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. Qh3 {
[%emt 0:02:04]} Qxh3 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 24. gxh3 Nd4 25. Kg2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Rc3
{[%emt 0:04:23]} 26. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 27. Rab1 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 28. h4 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Rec8 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 29. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} R8c6 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 30. Rdb1 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 31. a5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. axb6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:02:49]} 33. Rxb6 axb6 34. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 35. Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 36. Rd8 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 38. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Ra4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 41. Kb4 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. f4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 43. Nh8+ {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 44. Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Rc4+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 45. Ka3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 46. Rxg7+ {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 48. f5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} exf5 49. e6 Ra4+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} 50. Kb2 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Rb4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 51. Kc1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rc4+ {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 52. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 53. Re7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Kd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 55. Rf6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 56. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 57. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 58. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re5
{[%emt 0:00:33]} 59. Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 60. Ra6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 62. Re6+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 63. Nxe6 Ke7 64. Nf4 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.32”]
[White “Sychev, Klementy”]
[Black “Sargissian, Gabriel”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2689”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “102”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,102,9,-11,0,-63,-10,-12,0,-16,0,-59,-20,-47,-10,-31,-24,-35,-24,-39,
-24,-42,-42,-52,-30,-50,-48,-62,-13,-38,-18,-50,0,0,0,9,0,17,0,11,39,20,40,39,
32,58,95,39,62,33,253,222,250,231,227,-117,-25,-240,-208,-254,-245,-242,-249,
-360,-355,-471,-254,-237,-139,-118,-103,-114,-116,-338,-275,-221,-223,-2316,
-2189,-2041,-1504,-1110,-598,-29972,-29970,-29993,-29994]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4
3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O e6 5. h3 (5. d3 Bd6 6. e4 Ne7 7. Nbd2 O-O 8. c3 Nd7 9. d4 Bh5
10. Re1 Rc8 11. Qb3 Qb6 12. Qc2 c5 13. exd5 Nxd5 {1/2-1/2 (59) Anand,V (2782)
-Sargissian,G (2672) Riadh 2017}) 5… Bh5 6. d3 {A07: Réti Opening: New York
and Capablanca Systems} Nf6 7. Qe1 Be7 8. e4 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. Kh1 {
LiveBook: 12 Games} a5 11. Nh2 $146 (11. a4 $11) ({Predecessor:} 11. Ng1 e5 12.
f4 exf4 13. gxf4 dxe4 14. dxe4 Re8 15. Qg3 Bb4 16. e5 Bxd2 17. Bxd2 {0-1 (51)
Mohr,G (2473)-Shkapenko,P (2431) Katowice 2017}) 11… Ne8 (11… e5 $15) 12.
g4 $11 Bg6 13. f4 {Threatens to win with f5.} dxe4 14. dxe4 (14. Nxe4 $11 Nef6
15. Nxf6+ Nxf6 16. Nf3) 14… f6 15. Qe2 e5 16. f5 Bf7 17. h4 Nd6 {[%cal Be8d6,
Bd6b5,Bb5d4][%mdl 32]} 18. Bf3 Kh8 19. Rg1 a4 20. a3 Nb5 21. Qg2 g6 22. Ndf1
Nd4 {next …gxf5 is good for Black.} 23. Ng3 Rg8 24. Be3 gxf5 ({Black should
try} 24… Nb6 $15) 25. Nxf5 Nxf5 26. exf5 Bc5 27. Bxc5 Nxc5 28. Rad1 Qe7 29.
Qf2 Rad8 30. Qe3 Bd5 31. g5 b6 32. Rde1 ({White should play} 32. Ng4 $16) 32…
Nd7 33. g6 hxg6 $2 (33… Qc5 $1 $14) 34. fxg6 {Qh6+ would kill now.} Kg7 35.
Bxd5 cxd5 36. Qf3 $2 (36. Qh3 $18) 36… Rh8 (36… Qe6 $17 37. Qg3 (37. Qh5 $2
Rh8 $19) 37… Rh8) 37. Rg4 $2 ({Don’t play} 37. Qxd5 Nc5 $17) (37. Qh3 $1 $11
{and White stays safe.}) 37… e4 $19 38. Qg3 Ne5 39. Rf4 Rh6 ({Don’t blunder}
39… Nxg6 $2 40. Rg1 $18) 40. Rg1 (40. Ref1 $142 Rf8 41. Rf5) 40… Rdh8 (
40… Rxg6 $2 41. Qf2 $17) 41. Qf2 Rxg6 (41… Qc5 $142 42. Qxc5 bxc5) 42. Qxb6
Rxg1+ (42… Rhh6 $19 43. Qf2 Rxg1+ 44. Kxg1 Qe6 45. Qa7+ Kh8 46. Qa8+ Kh7 47.
Qa7+ Kh8 48. Qb8+ Kh7 49. Qa7+ Nd7) 43. Qxg1+ $17 Kf7 44. Qd4 {[#]} Qe6 $1 45.
Qxa4 $2 (45. Qa7+ $17 Nd7 46. Qf2) 45… Ng6 46. Rg4 e3 {[%cal Be4e3,Be3e2]
[%mdl 1056] White must now prevent …e2. Black has strong compensation.} 47.
Qa7+ $2 (47. Nf3) 47… Ne7 $19 48. Qa5 e2 49. Qe1 Nf5 50. a4 {[#]} Nxh4 $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 51. a5 (51. Rxh4 Rxh4) 51… Nf3 {Accuracy: White = 25%, Black =
34%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.33”]
[White “Dreev, Aleksey”]
[Black “Hovhannisyan, Robert”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D11”]
[WhiteElo “2670”]
[BlackElo “2637”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “57”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,57,19,31,25,-7,-9,-10,0,-2,41,32,33,38,33,33,33,32,33,29,34,22,12,0,
0,0,0,6,10,0,3,3,3,0,3,3,3,3,88,89]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qb3 dxc4
5. Qxc4 Bg4 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 {D23: Queen’s Gambit Accepted: 3 Nf3 Nf6 sidelines} 7.
g3 e6 8. Bg2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 a5 11. a3 {LiveBook: 13 Games} Rc8 12. h3
$146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Bb2 b5 13. Qc2 Qb6 14. Rac1 {1/2-1/2 (31) Bu,X (2681)
-Ni,H (2704) China 2015}) 12… Bf5 13. e3 Ne4 14. Bb2 b5 15. Qe2 Qb6 16. Nh4
Bxh4 17. Nxe4 Be7 18. Rfd1 Rfd8 19. Rac1 h6 20. Qe1 b4 21. a4 c5 22. Qe2 Bxe4
23. Bxe4 Bf6 24. dxc5 (24. Qc4 {seems wilder.} Qb8 25. Qb5 Qa7 26. Bf3 cxd4 27.
Bxd4 Bxd4 28. exd4 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 g6 30. d5) 24… Nxc5 25. Bxf6 gxf6 26. Rxd8+
Rxd8 27. Qc4 Nxe4 28. Qxe4 Qd6 (28… Kg7 $11) 29. Qg4+ {Accuracy: White = 67%,
Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.34”]
[White “Usmanov, Vasily”]
[Black “Savchenko, Boris”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2450”]
[BlackElo “2562”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “128”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg7 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 4. d4 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6.
Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 7. g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} 8. h4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 9. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Qb4
{[%emt 0:00:51]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:01:45]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 11. Qa4 {
[%emt 0:03:14]} Qxa4 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 12. Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 13. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Be5 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 14. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. b3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 16. Rfd1 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} 17. Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 18. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Re7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 19. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf8
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 20. Kf1 {[%emt 0:01:57]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 21. Ke1 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 22. a3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 23.
Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 24. f4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 25. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 26. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Ne3+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 27. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf1+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 28. Ke1 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nc2+ {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 30. Rdxc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bxc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 33. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Rxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Rxb3 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 35. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 36. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. Bd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 38. e3 {
[%emt 0:01:25]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 40. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 41. Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 42. Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 44. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 45. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 46. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 47. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 48. Ng5 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. Bg8 {[%emt 0:00:40]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 50. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 51. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} d4
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 52. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 53. Ke4 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} dxe3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 54. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 55. Kxe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 56. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:48]}
Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 57. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 58. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 59. Bf3+ {[%emt 0:00:27]} Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 60. Bd1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 61. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 62. Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 63. Ng1+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxe2+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 64. Nxe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.35”]
[White “Yudin, Sergei”]
[Black “Khusnutdinov, Rustam”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C07”]
[WhiteElo “2507”]
[BlackElo “2470”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “21”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 4. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. exd5 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 7. N2f3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 8. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. c4 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:51]} 10. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:04:47]} 11. Be2 {
[%emt 0:01:32]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.36”]
[White “Mchedlishvili, Mikheil”]
[Black “Vokhidov, Shamsiddin”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D31”]
[WhiteElo “2610”]
[BlackElo “2480”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “114”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:36]}
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 6. e3 {
[%emt 0:01:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:42]
} 8. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nbc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Bxc5 {
[%emt 0:01:55]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 11. Qb5 {[%emt 0:
01:07]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 12. Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
13. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bxc3 {
[%emt 0:01:48]} 15. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Rc1 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 17. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 18. h3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 19. Bg3 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Nge5
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 20. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 21. Rd4 {
[%emt 0:00:54]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 22. Ra4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:
50]} 23. Ra3 {[%emt 0:02:17]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 24. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 27. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 28. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nxa5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. c4 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
Nb7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 30. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 31. Rc3 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 32. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 33. f3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 34. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd6
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 35. g4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 36. h4 {[%emt 0:
00:12]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 37. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bg8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 38.
Re3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 39. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kxe7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 40. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 41. a3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 42. f4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 43.
Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 44. g5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} hxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 45. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46. hxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 47. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 48. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bf5
{[%emt 0:00:15]} 50. Be5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 51. Ke3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 52. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:
32]} 53. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 54. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kd6
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 55. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 56. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 57. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Be6 {Ke4 Ke5+}
1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.37”]
[White “Sharma, Dinesh K.”]
[Black “Vitiugov, Nikita”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D43”]
[WhiteElo “2295”]
[BlackElo “2719”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “118”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,117,4,0,27,8,5,-14,-16,-30,-12,-29,-29,-29,-17,-15,-19,-24,-26,-25,
12,0,0,-75,0,0,0,-81,-33,-51,-12,-21,0,-26,0,0,0,0,51,0,62,59,57,57,57,57,81,
65,78,62,71,56,67,39,42,0,0,0,0,-14,0,-7,0,0,0,-20,0,-22,0,0,0,-34,-7,-13,65,
-34,-27,-16,-23,-79,-80,-75,-83,-73,-17,-47,-20,-153,-140,-124,-123,-133,-129,
-178,-187,-183,-161,-206,-193,-578,-575,-539,-562,-586,-579,-579,-575,-29999]}
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bf4 {LiveBook:
24 Games. D35: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation} (7. Bh4 Be6 8. e3
Nbd7 9. Bd3 g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 11. Qc2 Nxg3 12. hxg3 Bg7 13. a3 Qe7 14. Na4 O-O 15.
O-O {1/2-1/2 (56) Wang,Y (2690)-Fedoseev,V (2718) Riadh 2017}) 7… Nbd7 8. h3
Ne4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… Be7 9. e3 Nf8 10. Bd3 Ne6 11. Bh2 {1-0 (21)
Guzman Lozano,C (2029)-Prado Useche,L (1900) Bogota 2012}) 9. Rc1 {The
position is equal.} Qa5 10. Qb3 Bb4 11. a3 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 O-O 13. e3 c5 {
[%cal Bc6c5,Bc5c4][%mdl 32]} 14. Be2 c4 15. Qb4 Qd8 16. Nd2 Ndf6 17. f3 (17.
Nxe4 $11 {keeps the balance.} Nxe4 18. h4) 17… Nxd2 (17… a5 $17 18. Qb2
Nxd2 19. Kxd2 Re8) 18. Kxd2 $11 Re8 19. Rce1 (19. g4 $11) 19… Re6 {Strongly
threatening …Rb6.} 20. Rb1 $1 Rb6 21. Qc5 Rc6 22. Qb4 Rb6 23. Qc5 {Bc7 is
the strong threat.} Ra6 24. g4 Ra4 (24… Bd7 $11 25. Rxb7 Rc8) 25. Ra1 ({
White should play} 25. Bd1 $14 b6 26. Qd6 Qxd6 27. Bxd6) 25… Bd7 (25… Ra6
$11) 26. Qc7 $1 $14 Qxc7 27. Bxc7 Rc8 28. Be5 Bc6 29. h4 Nd7 30. Bf4 Nf8 31.
Bd6 Ra6 32. g5 Bd7 33. Be5 hxg5 34. hxg5 Bf5 35. Bd1 Rb6 36. Kc1 Ng6 37. Bg3
Re8 38. Bf2 Nf8 39. Re1 Nh7 40. Ba4 Re7 41. e4 dxe4 42. d5 e3 (42… Rg6 $11
43. f4 b6) 43. Rxe3 (43. Bg3 $1 $14) 43… Rxe3 $15 44. Bxe3 Rd6 45. Bb5 (45.
Ra2 $11) 45… Bd3 $17 46. g6 Rxg6 47. Bxa7 {[#]} Rd6 (47… Ng5 $1 $17 48. Bc5
Rf6) 48. a4 Rxd5 49. Kd2 (49. Kb2 $11) 49… Ng5 50. Ke3 Re5+ 51. Kf2 Rf5 52.
Re1 Rxf3+ 53. Kg2 Rf4 54. Re8+ Kh7 55. Be3 $2 (55. Re7 {is tougher.}) 55…
Rg4+ $19 56. Kf2 Ne4+ {[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} 57. Ke1 {and the idea Bd7
leaves White hopeful.} Rg2 58. Bd4 Rb2 {[%cal Rb2b1]} 59. Bd7 {intending Bf5+.}
Rb1# {Accuracy: White = 25%, Black = 60%.} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.38”]
[White “Adly, Ahmed”]
[Black “Tang, Andrew”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2626”]
[BlackElo “2487”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “76”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 7. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 8. e4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} 9. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 11. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
00:22]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 12. a3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 13.
axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 14. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg4 {
[%emt 0:02:14]} 15. f3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. bxc3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 17. Re5 {[%emt 0:05:25]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 18. f4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 19. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nxe5
{[%emt 0:01:14]} 20. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Bxa7 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 22. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 23. Qxa1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} h6
{[%emt 0:00:43]} 25. h3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 26. Qe3 {[%emt 0:
00:45]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:04:31]} 27. g4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 28.
e6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 29. dxe6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ra1+ {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 30. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Kg3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Rxg2+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 32. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]}
33. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd5 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} 35. Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 36. h4 {[%emt 0:
01:23]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 37. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 38.
Qf5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Qxf5 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.39”]
[White “Sakaev, Konstantin”]
[Black “Steinberg, Nitzan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2584”]
[BlackElo “2532”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “112”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:23]
} 8. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bd6 {
[%emt 0:01:25]} 10. Nb1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 11. Nc3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 13. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. e3 {[%emt 0:00:56]}
Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 15. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 16. Qa3 {
[%emt 0:02:44]} Qxa3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 17. bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:
00:37]} 18. Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 19. Nd3 {[%emt 0:03:01]}
Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. a4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 21. Rfd1 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 22. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 23. Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:25]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 24. g4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} fxg4
{[%emt 0:00:46]} 25. Bxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 26. Bxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 29. Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Bc8 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 30. f4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 31. h4 {
[%emt 0:01:33]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 32. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 33. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 34. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bd7
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Rdb1 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 36. h5 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 37. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:01:
18]} 38. Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kf7
{[%emt 0:00:26]} 40. Rg5 {[%emt 0:01:49]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 41. axb5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 43. e6+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kxe6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 44. Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 45. Rexd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 46. Rxd5
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 47. Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 48. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 49. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c3
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 50. Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 51. a4 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 52. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53.
Rd3+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 54. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 55. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 56. Rc4+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Kd5 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.40”]
[White “Chen, Qi b”]
[Black “Salgado Lopez, Ivan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B31”]
[WhiteElo “2437”]
[BlackElo “2629”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. h3
{[%emt 0:00:07]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]
} 8. a3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 9. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ne7 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:51]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 11. exf5 {[%emt 0:
02:03]} gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:26]} 13.
Bd2 {[%emt 0:02:00]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 14. Qc1 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Nh8 {
[%emt 0:02:45]} 15. Nh2 {[%emt 0:01:32]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 16. Ne4 {[%emt 0:
01:22]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 17. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 18.
Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 19. b3 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Rae8 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 20. f3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 21. b4 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} cxb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 22. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 23.
Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 24. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Nf5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 25. Rae1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 26. Rf2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 27. Ng4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Bxg4 {[%emt 0:01:
33]} 28. fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:33]}
Qxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 31. Rf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 32. Ref1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.41”]
[White “Vorotnikov, Vladislav V”]
[Black “Grachev, Boris”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D02”]
[WhiteElo “2417”]
[BlackElo “2626”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 3. c3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 4. Qb3 {[%emt 0:01:
02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 5. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 6. e3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 7. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:
50]} 8. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:17]} 9. Nh4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Be4
{[%emt 0:00:31]} 10. f3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. Nxg6 hxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 12. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:22]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 13. Qa3 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 15.
Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 16. dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 17. Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 18. cxb6 {
[%emt 0:00:44]} axb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 20. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:02:43]} 21. a4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} g5
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 22. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:17]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 23. c4 {[%emt 0:
01:09]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 24. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:53]} d4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 25.
e4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 26. c5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 27. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 28. Bxd7 {[%emt 0:01:24]}
Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 29. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Qxa3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 30. bxa3
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 31. Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 32. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 33. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 34. Kf2 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 35. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 36. b7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 37. g4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ng2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 38. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Nf4+
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 40. Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:06] Kxd4} 0-1

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.42”]
[White “Reshetnikov, Alexey”]
[Black “Fedoseev, Vladimir”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A25”]
[WhiteElo “2492”]
[BlackElo “2719”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,63,62,36,61,73,71,36,51,27,34,33,27,35,43,43,41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,-64,409,400,731,730,29980,29981,29977,29978,29977,29978,29971,29956,
29996,29997]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 f5 6. e3 Nf6 7.
Nge2 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. b3 g5 {A25: English Opening vs King’s Indian with …Nc6
but without early d3} 10. f4 h6 11. Bb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (11. Qd2 a5 12. Bb2
Be6 13. Nd5 Qd7 14. Rae1 Rae8 15. Bc3 Bxd5 16. cxd5 Nb4 17. fxg5 hxg5 {1/2-1/2
(56) Kovalyov,A (2641)-Akobian,V (2662) Tbilisi 2017}) 11… Bd7 {White is
slightly better.} 12. Qd2 Qe7 13. Rae1 Rae8 14. Nd5 Nxd5 15. cxd5 Nb8 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 15… Nd8 16. e4 c6 17. exf5 Bxf5 18. fxe5 dxe5 {1-0 (28)
Bonaveri,A (2290)-Perez Pietronave,C (2280) Buenos Aires 1996}) 16. fxe5 Bxe5
17. Nd4 Qg7 18. Qb4 Na6 19. Qc4 ({Much weaker is} 19. Qxb7 Nc5 $17) 19… b5
20. Qc2 f4 21. Ne6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Bxe6 22. Bxe5 Qxe5 {
[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} 23. gxf4 gxf4 24. dxe6 {Strongly threatening exf4.
} fxe3 {And now …Rxf1+ would win.} 25. Qc6 (25. Rxf8+ $11 Rxf8 26. Qc1) 25…
Nc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (25… Nb4 $15 {stays ahead.} 26. Rxf8+ Rxf8) 26. d4
$1 $18 Qxd4 (26… Qg7 $142 27. dxc5 Rxe6) 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8 28. Rf1+ {White
mates.} Kg7 29. Rf7+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kg6 30. Qxe8 e2+ 31. Kh1 Kg5 32.
Qg8+ {Accuracy: White = 60%, Black = 44%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.43”]
[White “Aronian, Levon”]
[Black “Tari, Aryan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B13”]
[WhiteElo “2765”]
[BlackElo “2620”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “89”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,89,41,36,41,33,50,42,29,29,22,28,17,35,35,58,56,52,46,35,47,29,20,20,
-21,0,-31,14,-14,-9,-7,0,0,0,-19,-10,-9,-8,-15,0,0,8,8,8,9,30,31,55,52,64,54,
147,54,147,146,202,182,230,176,307,302,357,353,366,366,1124,1124,1045,1014,568,
561]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Qc7 6. h3 Nf6 {[%cal
Bg8f6,Bf6h5,Bh5f4,Bf4d3][%mdl 32]} 7. Nf3 g6 8. Qc2 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange
Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} (8. O-O Bf5 9. Ne1 e6 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Nd2
h6 12. Be3 g5 13. Bxf5 exf5 14. Ndf3 O-O-O 15. Nd3 Ne4 {0-1 (33) Iljiushenok,I
(2539)-Artemiev,V (2706) Sochi 2018}) 8… Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Re1 Nh5 11. Be3
a6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2b3,Bb3c5][%mdl 32]} Nf4 13. Bf1
Bf5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… Rd8 14. Nb3 b6 15. Rad1 f6 {1-0 (30) Azimova,K
(2059)-Tomnikova,L (2146) Sochi 2018}) 14. Qc1 Nd3 15. Bxd3 $1 Bxd3 16. Nb3 Be4
17. Bf4 Qd8 18. Ne5 Rc8 19. Nxc6 Rxc6 20. Nc5 e5 21. Bg5 (21. Bxe5 Bxe5 22.
Nxe4 Bxd4 $15) 21… Qc7 22. Qe3 Bf5 23. Rad1 Ra8 24. Bh6 {With the idea Bxg7.}
(24. g4 $5 {[%cal Rg4f5]}) 24… Bxh6 25. Qxh6 b6 26. Nb3 Bc2 27. Rd2 Bxb3 $1
28. axb3 e4 $1 29. f3 exf3 30. Qg5 Re6 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black puts up
resistance} 31. Rxe6 fxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 32. Qe3 Re8 33.
Qxf3 b5 34. Re2 Qf7 35. Qg3 Qd7 {[#]} (35… b4 $14) 36. Qe5 (36. b4 $1 $16)
36… Qe7 ({Black should play} 36… a5 $14) 37. b4 $16 h5 (37… h6 $16 38.
Re3 Kh7) 38. Re1 $18 Qd7 39. Rf1 Qe7 (39… Qg7 $142 40. Qd6 Qh6) 40. Rf6 Kh7
41. g4 hxg4 42. hxg4 {[%cal Bh3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Qd7 $2 (42… Qg7 43. g5 (
43. Rxe6 Rxe6 44. Qxe6 Qc7 $16) 43… Kg8) 43. Qh2+ {White is clearly winning.}
Kg7 {[#]} 44. g5 $1 {Threatening mate with Qh6+.} Rh8 45. Qe5 {Precision:
White = 75%, Black = 31%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.44”]
[White “Zhigalko, Sergei”]
[Black “Tukhaev, Adam”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B08”]
[WhiteElo “2604”]
[BlackElo “2527”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “78”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:15]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 7. a4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:29]}
8. d5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 9. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} a5 {
[%emt 0:01:26]} 10. O-O {[%emt 0:00:13]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 11. Re1 {[%emt 0:
04:59]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 12. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 13.
Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Ng8 {[%emt 0:04:38]} 14. Nh2 {[%emt 0:02:07]} f5 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 16. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} g5 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 17. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 18. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 19. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Qe8
{[%emt 0:00:39]} 20. c3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Nhf1 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 22. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 23. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 24. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 26. Rd2 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 27. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 28. Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 29. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe8
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Ra1 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Bg4 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Ng8 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 32. Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 33. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 34. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Rb8
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 36. Rb3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. Rxb8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qxb8 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 38. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 39. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} dxe5 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.45”]
[White “Jobava, Baadur”]
[Black “Gabrielian, Artur”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A61”]
[WhiteElo “2627”]
[BlackElo “2499”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} exd5
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Qa4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 8.
Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 9. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Be7 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} 10. Bh6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 11. Bxf8 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Kxf8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. e3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nhf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 13. Qf4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 14. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 15. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 16. Qh4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h5
{[%emt 0:01:29]} 17. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nde5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 18. h3 {
[%emt 0:02:55]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. e4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:04:09]
} 20. f4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Nef7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Nc4 {[%emt 0:04:48]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 22. e5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 23. d6 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 24. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
25. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qg7 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 26. Bc4+ {[%emt 0:00:42]} Kh7 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 28. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rxe6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 30. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 31. Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:32]}
Qf7 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 32. Rbd1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 33. Nxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. Qe7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Qxe7 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 35. dxe7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
b6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 38. Rb7 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. a4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]
} 40. Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. a5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f3 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} 42. a6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.46”]
[White “Bocharov, Ivan”]
[Black “Goganov, Aleksey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C07”]
[WhiteElo “2563”]
[BlackElo “2612”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “55”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Bc4 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 8. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a6 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 11. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 12. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
13. Nxg5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 14. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 15. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} 16. Nf5 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 17. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} 18. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxb2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:46]
} Rad8 {[%emt 0:02:43]} 20. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 21. Qxe6
{[%emt 0:00:46]} Rxd7 {[%emt 0:02:09]} 22. Qg4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} 23. Qxd7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 24. h4 {[%emt 0:00:50]}
Qxa2 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 25. Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Nd8 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 26. Qe7+ {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 27. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qa1+ {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 28. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.47”]
[White “Najer, Evgeniy”]
[Black “Shinkevich, Vitaly”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B76”]
[WhiteElo “2670”]
[BlackElo “2439”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “57”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,57,54,88,30,93,49,127,104,184,157,152,145,156,159,176,158,172,164,
166,166,437,430,401,285,1034,999,1354,1327,2322,2087,29989,29990,29992,29993,
29993,29994,29995,29996]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6
6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O d5 10. Qe1 e6 11. h4 Re8 {LiveBook: 5
Games} 12. Nb3 {B76: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack, 9 g4 and 9 0-0-0} (12.
Bb5 $16) (12. h5 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Nxh5 14. g4 Bxd4 15. Rxd4 Qg5+ 16. Kb1 e5 17.
exd5 Ng3 18. Rg1 Bd7 19. Rc4 Nxf1 20. Qxf1 {1/2-1/2 (51) Istona,M (2240)
-Sokolov,A (2393) Prague 2017}) 12… h5 (12… Qc7 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.}
) 13. Kb1 a6 $146 ({Black should try} 13… Qc7 $1 $14) ({Predecessor:} 13…
Qc7 14. exd5 exd5 15. Qd2 Be6 16. Bh6 Bh8 17. g4 a6 18. Bd3 b5 19. Rdg1 {
0-1 (67) Baerwinkel,T (2145)-Nazarenus,O (2049) Mehlingen 1999}) 14. g4 {
White is better.} hxg4 (14… Qc7 $16 {was worth a try.}) 15. fxg4 Nxg4 16. Bg5
f6 17. Bc1 d4 18. Bh3 f5 {[#]} 19. Bxg4 $1 fxg4 20. h5 gxh5 $2 (20… Rf8 {
is a better defense.}) 21. Rxh5 $18 Rf8 22. Bh6 e5 $2 {[#]} (22… Bxh6 23.
Rxh6 Kg7) 23. Nd5 Bxh6 24. Rxh6 Kg7 25. Qd2 Rf3 26. Rdh1 {White mates.} Rh3 27.
R6xh3 gxh3 28. Rg1+ Kh7 29. Qf2 {Accuracy: White = 78%, Black = 4%.} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.48”]
[White “Demchenko, Anton”]
[Black “Kryakvin, Dmitry”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B53”]
[WhiteElo “2679”]
[BlackElo “2588”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “112”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,112,27,36,15,19,25,27,20,14,28,3,29,0,10,-13,21,-22,-6,-40,0,0,0,0,0,
0,16,19,48,3,17,5,27,14,24,8,23,12,12,0,3,-11,-13,-13,-18,-43,-40,-65,-43,-71,
-24,-26,-6,-35,-26,-28,-24,-44,-27,-22,-21,-22,-8,-24,-26,-53,-60,-59,-8,-8,-8,
-5,0,-65,-60,-62,-26,-93,-93,-86,-81,-118,-28,-194,-16,-17,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,-7,0,0,0,-7,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Qe3 Bg4 6. Be2
{B53: Sicilian: 2…d6: Lines with Qxd4} Nf6 7. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} g6 8.
Rd1 Qc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Bg7 10. c4 Qc7 11. Nc3 Ne5 12.
b3 Nxf3+ 13. Qxf3 {1-0 (33) Harikrishna,P (2732)-Navara,D (2727) Prague 2018})
9. h3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Bg7 11. c3 O-O 12. Na3 Rd8 13. Bd2 e6 14. Rac1 Ne5 15. Be2
d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Qg3 Qc5 18. Bg5 Rdc8 19. Qh4 Qf8 20. Nc2 h6 21. Bd2 g5 22.
Qg3 Nc4 23. Bxc4 Rxc4 24. Ne3 Nf4 25. Qf3 Rc6 26. Ng4 f5 27. Nh2 $1 Ng6 28. Qe2
e5 29. Qb5 Qf7 30. Qb3 Qxb3 31. axb3 e4 32. f3 Re8 {…e3 is the strong threat.
} 33. fxe4 Rxe4 34. Re1 Rce6 35. Rxe4 Rxe4 36. Nf3 g4 37. hxg4 (37. Nd4 {
seems wilder.} Bxd4+ 38. cxd4 Nf4 39. Rc8+ Kf7 40. Rc7+) 37… fxg4 38. Re1
Rxe1+ 39. Nxe1 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Ne5 ({Black should try} 39…
Kf7 $15) 40. Be3 $11 a6 41. Kf2 Kf7 42. Ke2 (42. Kg3 $11) 42… Ke6 43. Nc2 Nc6
44. Bb6 {[#]} (44. Bf2 $11) 44… h5 $1 $17 45. Ne3 Bh6 46. Kd3 Bxe3 (46…
Ne5+ $17 47. Ke4 Nd7) 47. Bxe3 $2 {KB-KN} (47. Kxe3 $11 Kf5 48. g3) 47… Kf5
$2 (47… h4 $19 48. Ke4 h3 49. gxh3 gxh3) 48. g3 $11 {The position is equal.}
Ne7 49. Kd4 Ke6 {[#] Threatens to win with …Nf5+.} 50. Bf2 Nc6+ 51. Kd3 Kd5
52. c4+ Ke5 53. Bb6 Kf5 54. Ke3 Ke5 55. Kd3 Kf5 56. Ke3 Ke5 {Accuracy: White =
41%, Black = 36%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.49”]
[White “Ponkratov, Pavel”]
[Black “Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A00”]
[WhiteElo “2630”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:00:
12]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 6. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 7. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:21]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Bf5 {
[%emt 0:01:16]} 10. g4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 11. c3 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 12. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 13.
Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 14. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 15. Bxd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 16. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 17. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 18. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 19. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bf8
{[%emt 0:01:27]} 20. h4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 21. g5 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 22. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
23. b3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 24. fxg3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Nd6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 25. c4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 26. bxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. d5 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 28. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e5 {[%emt 0:03:13]} 29. h5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} e4 {
[%emt 0:01:31]} 30. Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 31. Qf4 {[%emt 0:
00:28]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. Rcd1 {[%emt 0:02:51]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
33. d6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 34. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rcd8 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. d7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 36. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 38.
Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 39. Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 40. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ng4+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 41. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Kh4 {
[%emt 0:00:39]} hxg5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:
00:18]} 45. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 46. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:17]}
Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 47. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 48. Ba4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 49. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 50. Rxd7+ {[%emt 0:00:03] Kd5} 1-0

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.50”]
[White “Popov, Ivan”]
[Black “Esipenko, Andrey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B11”]
[WhiteElo “2592”]
[BlackElo “2593”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “29”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 4. h3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 6. Be2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ne7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 10. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} 11. Qe3 {[%emt 0:
00:54]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 12. Bf3 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 13.
Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 14. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Rxe7 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 15. Qg5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.51”]
[White “Geller, Jakov”]
[Black “Potkin, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2518”]
[BlackElo “2597”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “207”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:26]
} 8. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} O-O {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 10. a4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. a5 {[%emt 0:
00:47]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 12. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 13.
exd5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 14. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 15. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 16. Ne4 {[%emt 0:
01:36]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 17. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 18.
Bd5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:04:01]} 19. Bb3 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Qc6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 21. Bxd7 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxd7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 22. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 23. Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 24. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
h6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 25. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 26. Bc3 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 28. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 29. Re3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} f4
{[%emt 0:00:47]} 30. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 31. Rae1 {
[%emt 0:01:29]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 32. g3 {[%emt 0:01:16]} fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 33. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxg3+ {[%emt 0:01:39]} 34. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qf3+ {[%emt 0:00:32]} 36. Kh2 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Qf2+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} 37. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 38. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 39. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 40. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 41. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rg4+ {[%emt 0:01:41]} 42. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bxc2 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 43. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rf4+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} 44. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 45. Kxf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 46. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 47. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 48. Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 49. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h4
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 50. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 51. Bd8 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. b4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 53. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 54. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kf4
{[%emt 0:00:23]} 55. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 56. Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 57. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 58. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 59. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 60. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 61. Bd8 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 62. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 63.
Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 64. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bh3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 65. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 66. Be7 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 67. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 68.
Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 69. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 70. Bg1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 71. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 72. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 73. Bh2 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 74. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 75. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 76. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Be4
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 77. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 78. Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 79. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 80. Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 81. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke3
{[%emt 0:00:04]} 82. Bc5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 83. Bg1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 84. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 85. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 86. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd7
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 87. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 88. Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 89. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 90. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 91. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc4
{[%emt 0:00:21]} 92. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 93. Bd6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 94. axb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kxb6 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 95. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 96. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc4
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 97. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 98. Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 99. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 100. Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 101. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
a5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 102. bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 103. a6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 104. Bg1 1/2-1/2

[Event “FIDE World Rapid-ch Open 2018”]
[Site “St. Petersburg”]
[Date “2018.12.26”]
[Round “4.52”]
[White “Gutenev, Alexander”]
[Black “Khismatullin, Denis”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2456”]
[BlackElo “2621”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[Tiebreak “Cut2 Buchholz+Sum of Buchholz”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:17]
} 8. Bc