GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018 (LIVE Games and Results PGN)

GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018 (LIVE Games and Results PGN)

(LIVE Games and Results PGN)

2018-03-06 - 2018-03-15

  • The Bobby Fischer Memorial is the main event of the GAMMA Reykjavik Open that takes place 6th-14th March. Rapport, Eljanov, Kamsky, Adhiban, Adly Ahmed, Erwin L'Ami, Gledura, etc.

 

The 33rd GAMMA Reykjavik Open is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place in the Harpa Concert Hall in the Icelandic capital from 6-14 March 2018. The event gathers together around 250 players, including 2700 players Eljanov and Rapport. The top prize is €5,000. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. Draws offers are not allowed until move 30. Players can take one or two half-point byes in the first seven rounds.

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GMRapport Richard
GMGledura Benjamin2632
FMAntal Tibor Kende

 

INFO

UTC
Round 1    Mar 6, 2018    15:00
Round 2    Mar 7, 2018    09:00
Round 3    Mar 7, 2018    17:00
Round 4    Mar 8, 2018    17:00
Round 5    Mar 10, 2018    15:00
Round 6    Mar 11, 2018    15:00
Round 7    Mar 12, 2018    15:00
Round 8    Mar 13, 2018    15:00
Round 9    Mar 14, 2018    11:00

Reykjavik Open 2018 (Reykjavik ISL) Tue 6th Mar 2018 - Wed 14th Mar 2018 - Official Site - Results

Reykjavik Open 2018 (9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC: 90m:30m+30spm(1)) - Games in PGN: Games |

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Final Ranking after 9 Rounds TOP 10

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Final Ranking after 9 Rounds TOP 10

Rk. SNo Name Typ sex FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3 Rp n w we w-we K rtg+/-
1 4 GM Adhiban B. IND 2650 7,5 0,0 6 5 2736 9 7,5 6,44 1,06 10 10,6
2 13 GM Lagarde Maxime FRA 2587 7,0 0,0 6 4 2686 9 7 5,83 1,17 10 11,7
3 9 GM Yilmaz Mustafa TUR 2619 7,0 0,0 5 4 2730 9 7 5,71 1,29 10 12,9
4 24 GM Perelshteyn Eugene USA 2513 6,5 0,0 6 5 2567 9 6,5 5,65 0,85 10 8,5
5 6 GM l'Ami Erwin NED 2634 6,5 0,0 6 4 2554 9 6,5 7,14 -0,64 10 -6,4
6 2 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2713 6,5 0,0 5 5 2584 9 6,5 7,54 -1,04 10 -10,4
7 1 GM Rapport Richard HUN 2715 6,5 0,0 5 4 2687 9 6,5 6,68 -0,18 10 -1,8
8 17 GM Vaibhav Suri IND 2544 6,5 0,0 5 4 2637 9 6,5 5,27 1,23 10 12,3
9 15 GM Ramirez Alejandro USA 2568 6,5 0,0 5 4 2595 8 6 5,64 0,36 10 3,6
10 27 IM Praggnanandhaa R U14 IND 2507 6,5 0,0 5 4 2579 9 6,5 5,48 1,02 10 10,2
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[Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Der Manuelian, Haik"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2279"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. Qc2 Nf6 7. Nf3 g6 8. e3 Bf5 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 40 Games} 11. O-O-O $146 {D35: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation} ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11. O-O O-O 12. h3 Re8 13. Rfc1 Nb6 14. Qc2 Bd6 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. Ne5 Qe7 17. Nd3 Ne4 18. Ne5 {1/2-1/2 (18) Gareyev,T (2636)-Bruzon Batista, L (2694) Las Vegas 2014}) 11... O-O 12. h4 b5 13. h5 {The position is equal.} Nxh5 14. Rxh5 gxh5 15. Qf5 f6 16. Nh4 Rf7 17. Qxh5 b4 $2 (17... Nb6 $11 { and Black has nothing to worry.}) 18. Nf5 $18 {[#] aiming for Nh6+.} Bf8 (18... Qe8 {was worth a try.}) 19. Ne2 Qa5 20. Kb1 b3 21. axb3 Qb5 22. Kc2 (22. Nc1 $142) 22... a5 23. Nc3 Qb7 24. g4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] And now g5 would win. White has strong initiative.} c5 $2 (24... a4 {keeps fighting.} 25. bxa4 Nb6) 25. g5 {[#] Strongly threatening g6.} fxg5 $2 (25... cxd4 26. exd4 Ne5) 26. Qxg5+ { White is clearly winning.} Kh8 27. Rg1 {[%csl Gg1][%cal Rg5g8]} Bg7 28. Nd6 { Precision: White = 70%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Doluhanova, Evgeniya"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B50"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2275"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,73,23,26,62,75,61,19,24,15,27,20,26,32,35,34,24,17,41,0,7,0,45,27,52, 43,122,104,118,110,137,126,141,130,125,125,145,100,81,90,100,54,107,91,206,216, 456,427,562,534,633,539,891,873,811,818,897,881,1121,1115,1232,1221,991,993]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 a6 4. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5,Ba5b6][%mdl 32]} Nf6 5. e5 dxe5 6. Nxe5 Nbd7 {B50: Sicilian: 2...d6, Miscellaneous} (6... Qc7 7. Nc4 Nc6 8. d3 Nd4 9. Ne2 Nxe2 10. Bxe2 Bf5 11. Bf3 Rd8 12. Bd2 b6 13. Qe2 e6 14. Bc3 Nd7 {1-0 (22) Mamedov,R (2688)-Wojtaszek,R (2749) Tallinn 2016}) 7. Nc4 { LiveBook: 18 Games} g6 8. a5 Bg7 {White is better.} 9. g3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Be2 O-O 10. Bf3 Ne8 11. Na4 Nd6 12. Ncb6 Nxb6 13. Nxb6 Rb8 14. O-O {1/2-1/2 (26) Admiraal,M (2336)-Kevlishvili,R (2320) Haarlem 2014}) 9... b5 {...Bb7 is the strong threat.} 10. axb6 $1 Bb7 11. Rg1 O-O 12. Na5 Rb8 $1 13. Nxb7 Rxb7 14. Rxa6 Nxb6 15. Qf3 Rb8 16. Be2 e5 17. Kf1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Re8 18. d3 Nfd5 (18... Qc8 $14 19. Ra5 Qh3+ 20. Qg2 Qe6) 19. Nxd5 Nxd5 20. Ra7 f5 21. Kg2 Nc7 {...Nb5 would now be nice for Black.} 22. c3 Qd6 23. Rd1 h6 24. d4 cxd4 25. cxd4 Qb6 26. Qa3 {Hoping for dxe5.} exd4 27. Bf3 Nb5 {[#]} (27... Kh8 $16 {might work better.}) 28. Qa2+ $1 $18 Kh8 $2 (28... Kh7 29. Ra6 Qd8) 29. Ra6 {White is clearly winning.} Qc5 {If Black can now play ... g5 this consolidates a bit.} 30. Rxg6 Rb6 31. Qf7 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rf7g7]} Re7 32. Qxe7 $1 Qxe7 33. Rxb6 Nd6 34. Bf4 Ne4 35. Rc1 Qa7 36. Rb8+ Kh7 {[#]} 37. Rc7 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 75%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Adly, Ahmed"] [Black "Navalgund, Niranjan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2643"] [BlackElo "2275"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,85,0,13,0,5,16,20,13,31,-13,17,7,12,15,36,28,54,24,45,46,54,49,53,48, 91,66,183,161,196,134,181,129,166,154,186,179,222,225,228,231,221,160,143,152, 214,109,111,85,233,226,482,491,477,466,587,329,333,314,325,275,388,406,439,404, 482,493,1199,1130,1065,843,793,635,1619,1550]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bg4 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bb2 e6 7. d3 Bd6 8. e4 {A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} (8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Qe1 Qe7 10. e4 dxe4 11. dxe4 e5 12. Nc4 Bb4 13. Qe2 b5 14. Ne3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 g6 16. a3 Bc5 17. Rfd1 {0-1 (36) Hou,Y (2652) -Caruana,F (2802) chess.com INT 2017}) 8... O-O 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 {The position is equal.} e5 11. Nc3 $146 {[%cal Re4d5,Bb1c3,Bc3d1,Bd1e3,Be3c4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 11. Nd2 d4 12. c3 c5 13. cxd4 cxd4 14. Nc4 Be7 15. a4 Ne8 {1/2-1/2 (27) Paikidze,N (2333)-Sharevich,A (2267) Saint Louis 2015}) 11... dxe4 12. dxe4 Qe7 13. a4 a5 14. Nd1 Nc5 15. Qe2 g6 16. Ne3 Ncd7 17. Nc4 Bc5 18. Rfd1 Nh5 19. Rd3 f6 ({Black should play} 19... Nhf6 $14) 20. Rad1 $18 Nb8 21. Kh1 (21. Bc1 $18) 21... b6 22. R1d2 (22. Bc1 $18) 22... b5 23. axb5 cxb5 24. Nd6 b4 25. Nf5 Qc7 26. Rd5 Bb6 27. Bf1 Kh8 28. Qf3 Bc5 (28... Nc6 $16 29. Rd7 Qc8) 29. Bb5 (29. Kg2 $18) 29... Qb6 $16 30. Ba4 Ra7 (30... Nc6 $16 {was necessary.}) 31. Nd6 $18 Bxd6 $2 {[#]} (31... Kg8 32. Qg4 Bxd6) 32. Rxd6 Qc5 33. R2d5 Qc8 34. Kg2 Raf7 35. Qd3 Qc7 36. Qd1 Rc8 (36... Ng7 $142 37. Qd2 Qb7) 37. Bc1 Ng7 38. Bh6 Rg8 39. Bb5 {White is clearly winning.} Ne8 (39... Rgf8 $142 40. Bc4 a4) 40. Rd8 Re7 41. Qf3 f5 42. exf5 e4 43. Qd1 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 24%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Kucuksari, Kaan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2271"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "127"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,127,14,23,22,25,22,30,23,17,0,0,0,0,0,43,34,101,89,99,93,105,96,99, 102,96,98,91,90,89,81,128,110,347,117,126,25,26,33,32,40,42,14,40,26,25,0,44, 44,44,44,56,0,55,0,5,0,62,62,41,42,56,76,51,29,145,151,1995,1712,1088,1235, 1277,1261,588,5540,1952,4694,5998,5902,1466,5093,5096,5065,29971,29971,29973, 29974,29975,29977,29977,29978,29979,29980,29980,29981,29982,29981,29981,29982, 29981,29982,29984,29985,29985,29982,29983,29984,29984,29985,29987,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. d4 Nbd7 10. Bf4 c5 {LiveBook: 131 Games} 11. Rc1 {[%cal Ba1c1,Bc1c3,Bc3b3, Bb3b7][%mdl 32] E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} Ne4 12. dxc5 Nxc3 13. Rxc3 {White has an edge.} bxc5 14. Qb3 Qb6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Nb6 15. Rd1 Re8 16. Rcc1 Bf8 17. Be3 Qc8 18. Qd3 h6 {1-0 (44) Gledura,B (2600) -Abramovic,B (2405) Corund 2017}) 15. Qc2 Nf6 16. Nd2 h6 17. e4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Nxe4 (17... dxe4 $14 18. Rb3 (18. Bxe4 Nxe4 19. Nxe4 Rac8 $15) (18. Nxe4 Nd5 $11) 18... Qa6) 18. Rb3 $16 ({But not} 18. Bxe4 dxe4 19. Nxe4 Rfe8 $11) 18... Qa6 19. Nxe4 dxe4 {[#]} 20. Rxb7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxb7 21. Bxe4 Qd7 22. Bxa8 Rxa8 23. Qe4 Re8 24. b3 Qd8 25. h4 Qb6 $2 (25... Kf8 $16 {keeps fighting.} 26. Qh7 f6) 26. h5 $2 (26. Qa4 $1 $18 {[%cal Ra4e8] and the rest is easy.} Qd8 27. Bc7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} (27. Qxa7 g5 $18)) 26... Qa6 27. Qd5 (27. Re2 $16) 27... Rd8 $11 28. Qc4 Qxc4 29. bxc4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Bf6 30. Be3 Bd4 31. Rd1 Rd6 32. Kg2 Ra6 33. Bxd4 cxd4 34. Rxd4 Rxa2 { KR-KR} 35. Rd8+ $1 Kh7 36. Rd7 Kg8 37. Rd8+ (37. c5 $11) 37... Kh7 38. Rf8 $1 f6 39. Kf3 Ra5 40. Ke4 Rxh5 41. Kd4 {Threatens to win with c5.} Rf5 (41... Rh2 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 42. f4 $16 h5 $2 (42... Ra5 $16) 43. c5 $18 h4 44. gxh4 Rxf4+ 45. Kd5 Rf1 46. c6 Rd1+ 47. Ke6 Rc1 48. Kd7 Rd1+ 49. Kc8 Kg6 50. c7 Kh5 51. Rd8 {White mates.} Rc1 52. Kd7 Kxh4 53. c8=Q Rxc8 54. Rxc8 {KR-K3P} f5 55. Ke6 Kg4 56. Ke5 g5 57. Rc3 a5 58. Ra3 f4 59. Ke4 a4 60. Rxa4 Kg3 61. Ra2 g4 62. Rb2 f3 {[#]} 63. Ke3 $1 Kh3 64. Ke4 $2 {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 68%, Black = 40%. . Sensor Board Error (Ke4/e5)?} (64. Kf4 {mates} g3 65. Kxf3 Kh4 66. Kf4 Kh5 67. Kxg3 Kg6 68. Rf2 Kh6 69. Kh4) 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Black "Shailesh, Dravid"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E94"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2246"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,117,70,78,91,108,115,162,151,155,160,148,152,162,155,182,172,241,237, 226,230,228,207,287,286,294,232,250,248,260,201,210,199,189,189,200,202,209, 184,183,189,194,195,209,197,194,158,168,168,161,167,164,161,238,230,221,221, 256,223,332,257,245,247,272,268,238,221,373,214,212,189,253,212,214,237,237, 252,312,312,275,279,404,378,407,397,406,406,393,366,826,802,12844,12844,12845, 12845,12845,12846]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8. Be3 exd4 9. Nxd4 Re8 10. f3 c6 11. Qd2 Qe7 {E94: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2 e5 7 0-0: Various Black 7th moves} 12. Rad1 Nc7 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Bg5 Ne6 $146 {White is better.} ({Predecessor:} 13... d5 14. cxd5 cxd5 15. exd5 Qc5 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Ne4 Qb6 18. d6 Rxe4 19. fxe4 Qxd6 {1-0 (30) Chatalbashev,B (2523)-Maurer,J (2257) Vienna 2013}) 14. Nxe6 Bxe6 15. c5 $1 d5 {[#]} 16. e5 $1 {Black must now prevent Qd4.} (16. exd5 Bxd5 17. b4 Rad8 $11) 16... Qxc5+ 17. Be3 Qe7 18. exf6 Bxf6 19. Rfe1 c5 (19... b6 {keeps fighting.} 20. Bf2 Bg7) 20. Bf2 $18 Red8 21. Bf1 {[%cal Rc3d5]} Qf8 22. Qf4 Be7 23. Nb5 Rac8 24. Nc7 Rd6 25. Nxe6 ({Not} 25. Bxc5 Rxc7 26. Bxa7 Rdc6 $11) 25... fxe6 26. Qa4 {Threatens to win with Bb5.} a6 27. Bg3 Rdc6 28. Be5 b5 29. Qc2 c4 30. Bd4 Bf6 31. f4 Bxd4+ 32. Rxd4 Qc5 33. Qf2 b4 34. Rd2 Qxf2+ 35. Kxf2 a5 36. Ke3 Kf7 37. Kd4 c3 (37... h5 {was necessary.} 38. g3 Kf6) 38. bxc3 Rxc3 39. Bd3 R8c6 40. Rde2 Kf6 (40... Ra3 $142 41. Rb2 Rc7) 41. Bb5 Rd6 42. Re3 Rc2 {[#]} 43. R1e2 $1 {[%cal Re2c2]} Rc1 44. g3 Rd1+ $2 (44... Rb6) 45. Rd3 (45. Kc5 $142 Ke7 46. Ba4) 45... Rc1 46. Ba4 h6 (46... Rc4+ {is a better defense.} 47. Ke3 Re4+ 48. Kf3 Rxe2 49. Kxe2 Rd8) 47. Rc2 Rxc2 48. Bxc2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KR} Rc6 49. Bb3 Rc1 50. Rd1 Rc3 51. Rd2 g5 (51... h5 $142 52. Rc2 Rf3) 52. fxg5+ hxg5 53. Rf2+ Ke7 54. Rc2 Rf3 55. Re2 Kd6 $2 {[#]} (55... Kd7 56. Kc5 Rf8 57. Ba4+ Ke7) 56. Rxe6+ $1 {[%mdl 512] White is clearly winning.} Kxe6 57. Bxd5+ Kd6 58. Bxf3 a4 59. Bd1 {Precision: White = 91%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Can, Emre"] [Black "Lorscheid, Gerhard"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A55"] [WhiteElo "2603"] [BlackElo "2228"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,67,25,26,0,25,24,20,-11,9,-19,-13,-60,0,-16,0,-19,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,60,53,77,59,539,535,530,526,526,522]} 1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 Nbd7 4. Nc3 e5 5. e4 Be7 6. Be2 c6 7. O-O a6 8. d5 cxd5 {A55: Old Indian Defence with Nf3 and e4} 9. cxd5 b5 10. b4 Nb6 11. Be3 Bd7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 12. Rc1 (12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. d6 Bf8 14. f4 Rc8 15. Bc5 Be6 16. fxe5 { 1-0 (29) Mareco,S (2568)-Sorin,A (2451) Buenos Aires 2012}) 12... Qb8 13. Nd2 O-O 14. f4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. f3 Rc8 15. Qe1 Ra7 16. Nb3 {1-0 (51) Zivanic,M (2462)-Elbilia,J (2333) Pula 2006}) 14... exf4 15. Bxf4 Rc8 16. Nb3 Nc4 17. Kh1 Qb6 18. Qe1 (18. Bxc4 {is more complex.} bxc4 19. Nd4 Re8 20. a3 Ng4 21. Nc6) 18... a5 (18... Ne8 {seems wilder.} 19. Qg3 Bf6 20. Qf3 Qd8 21. Bxc4 Rxc4 22. Na5 Rxb4 23. Nc6 Bxc6 24. dxc6 Bxc3 25. Qxc3 Rc4) 19. Bxc4 axb4 20. Nxb5 Bxb5 21. Qxb4 Rxc4 $1 22. Rxc4 {[#] Strongly threatening a4!} Qa6 23. Rfc1 Bxc4 24. Qxc4 Bf8 25. Bg5 Qxc4 26. Rxc4 Rxa2 27. Bxf6 gxf6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 28. g3 {Hoping for Nd4.} Re2 29. Kg1 Bh6 ({Better is} 29... h5 $11) 30. Kf1 $1 $14 Re3 $1 {[%cal Re3b3]} ({Much weaker is} 30... Rxh2 $6 31. Nd4 $16) 31. Rc8+ Kg7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (31... Bf8 $1 $14 32. Nd2 f5) 32. Nd4 $18 {[#] Intending Nf5+ and mate.White is clearly winning.} Rxe4 33. Nf5+ Kg6 34. Nxd6 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Black "Roe, Simon J"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B41"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2221"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,55,48,27,29,29,49,-16,0,-28,-13,-40,-42,-92,-68,-75,-82,-88,-68,-72, -65,-66,-65,-144,12,-33,77,75,68,69,127,133,365,350,655,684,681,660,627,632, 619,606,1449,1437]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Qc7 7. Be2 Bb4 8. O-O Bxc3 {B41: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 c4} (8... O-O 9. Qd3 d6 10. Bd2 Nc6 11. Nb3 b6 12. Rac1 Bc5 13. Bg5 Bb7 14. Qg3 Kh8 15. Rfd1 Ne5 16. Nxc5 bxc5 {0-1 (34) Naiditsch,A (2705)-Artemiev,V (2691) Riadh 2017}) 9. bxc3 Nxe4 10. Qd3 (10. Bd3 $14 Nc5 11. Nb3) 10... Nc5 $1 $11 {[%cal Rc5d3] The position is equal.} 11. Qe3 {[#] Hoping for Nf5.} O-O $1 12. Ba3 d6 13. f4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Bf3 Nbd7 14. Rfd1 Nb6 15. Be2 Nba4 16. Nb3 {0-1 (39) Taksrud,V (2120)-Altshul,R (2291) Arvier 2006}) 13... Nbd7 14. Rad1 {[#]} Nf6 $1 15. Bf3 Rb8 16. Rd2 Re8 17. Nb3 {[%cal Rb3c5]} b6 18. Rfd1 (18. Qd4 $15) 18... e5 $2 (18... Bb7 $17 19. Nxc5 dxc5) 19. Rxd6 {Rc6 is the strong threat.} exf4 (19... e4 $15 20. Be2 (20. Bxc5 exf3 21. Bxb6 Qxc4 $15) 20... Bg4) 20. Qxf4 $16 Be6 21. Qd4 Nxb3 ({Black should play} 21... Ncd7 $14) 22. axb3 b5 $2 ( 22... a5 $16 {was necessary.} 23. h3 h6) 23. Rxa6 $18 Rbc8 $2 (23... Rbd8 24. Bd6 Qc8) 24. Ra7 {White is clearly winning.} Qd8 25. Qxd8 Rexd8 26. Rxd8+ Rxd8 27. cxb5 {[%cal Bc4b5,Bb5b6][%mdl 32]} Bxb3 28. b6 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Birkisson, Bardur Orn"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A14"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2212"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,79,-27,-39,-10,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,27,29,28,22,73,86,63, 64,72,67,72,70,237,239,241,239,246,237,249,241,319,301,307,314,298,307,445,454, 442,436,406,387,533,525,522,490,435,387]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. b3 Nf6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O c5 7. Bb2 Nc6 8. e3 d4 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Re1 Re8 11. d3 Bf8 {A14: English Opening: 1...e6 with b3 by White} (11... Bc5 12. Ba3 Nd7 13. Nfd2 Nb4 14. Ne4 a5 15. f4 Be7 16. Bb2 Nc6 17. a3 b6 18. Nd6 Bxd6 19. Bxc6 { 1/2-1/2 (54) Robson,R (2668)-So,W (2822) Saint Louis 2017}) 12. Na3 e5 13. Nc2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bg4 {Black is slightly better.} 14. h3 Bh5 15. g4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. Qd2 a5 16. Rab1 Bb4 17. Nxb4 axb4 18. Ra1 Qd6 19. Nh4 { 0-1 (97) Schulz,K (2293)-Pappelis,D (2114) Katowice 2017}) 15... Bg6 16. Nh4 Nd7 17. Nxg6 hxg6 18. Qd2 a5 19. f4 Bd6 20. fxe5 Ndxe5 21. Rad1 Qh4 22. Qf2 ( 22. Nxd4 $2 Bb4 $19) 22... Qxf2+ 23. Kxf2 {[%cal Bg1f2,Bf2g2,Bg2f3][%mdl 32]} f5 (23... a4 $11 {remains equal.} 24. bxa4 (24. Nxd4 $2 Bc5 $19) 24... Rxa4) 24. Bd5+ $16 ({Much weaker is} 24. Nxd4 Bc5 $17) 24... Kh7 25. Kg2 ({Stronger than} 25. Nxd4 Bc5 $17) 25... Nb4 26. Nxb4 axb4 27. Bxd4 Nxd3 $2 ({Black should play} 27... Rxa2+ $14 28. Kg1 Re7) 28. Rxe8 $18 Nf4+ {[#]} 29. Kf3 $1 Rxe8 30. Bxb7 {And now Be3 would win.} Ne6 31. Bf2 Bb8 32. h4 fxg4+ 33. Kxg4 Rf8 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Rf4+.} 34. Be3 Nd8 (34... Bc7 {might work better.} 35. c5 Rf5) 35. Bd5 Nf7 36. Bxf7 Rxf7 37. Rd5 Ba7 38. Bxa7 {White is clearly winning.} Rxa7 39. Rd2 Ra5 40. Rc2 {Precision: White = 91%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Black "Johannsson, Orn Leo"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A56"] [WhiteElo "2544"] [BlackElo "2206"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,69,102,95,106,94,104,89,97,74,73,66,98,45,52,52,84,78,126,122,146, 141,177,154,156,141,173,140,203,0,235,239,230,222,314,312,314,316,308,308,514, 500,1883,1706,1718,490,494,456,495,473,486,465,682,675]} 1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5 3. c4 d6 4. e4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. Be2 Nf8 8. g3 {A56: Czech Benoni} (8. h4 h6 9. Nh2 Bd7 10. a3 a6 11. Be3 Ng6 12. g3 O-O 13. h5 Nh8 14. b4 b6 15. f4 exf4 16. gxf4 {0-1 (49) Holt,C (2567)-Finegold,B (2483) chess.com INT 2017}) 8... Ng6 9. h4 h5 10. a3 {LiveBook: 3 Games. White is better.} a6 11. b4 $146 ( {Predecessor:} 11. Ng5 Bd7 12. Be3 Ng4 13. Bxg4 hxg4 14. Qd2 b5 15. Kf1 bxc4 { 0-1 (40) Idrisova,R (2107)-Lavrik,D (2434) Obninsk 2008}) 11... b6 12. Rb1 Bg4 13. Nh2 {[%cal Rh2g4]} Bxe2 14. Qxe2 Qc7 15. bxc5 (15. b5 $16) 15... bxc5 $14 16. O-O Nd7 17. Bd2 f6 18. Rb3 Kf7 19. Rfb1 Rab8 20. Rxb8 Nxb8 21. Qd1 Nd7 22. Qa4 Ra8 {[#]} (22... Qa7 $16 23. Nf1 Nb6) 23. Qd1 $2 (23. Nd1 $1 $18) 23... Rb8 $2 (23... Rh8 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 24. Rxb8 $18 ({Don't do} 24. Qxh5 $6 Rxb1+ 25. Nxb1 Qb8) 24... Qxb8 25. Qxh5 Qb3 (25... Nb6 $142 26. Qe2 Qc8) 26. f4 exf4 27. gxf4 {[%cal Bg3f4,Bf4f5,Bf5g6][%mdl 32]} Qxc4 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Qd4+.} 28. Nf1 Bd8 $2 (28... Ndf8 {was worth a try.}) 29. f5 { White is clearly winning.} Ba5 (29... Nde5 $142 30. fxg6+ Nxg6) 30. fxg6+ Ke7 31. Qe2 (31. Qh8 $142) 31... Qd4+ 32. Qe3 Ne5 33. Qxd4 cxd4 34. Nb1 Bb6 (34... Bxd2 $142 35. Nbxd2 Nxg6) 35. h5 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 24%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Black "Bergsson, Stefan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E63"] [WhiteElo "2535"] [BlackElo "2201"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,65,35,47,31,20,67,60,54,37,79,76,71,81,70,50,74,90,83,80,72,78,151, 145,151,152,183,171,191,183,298,247,311,307,478,463,641,643,626,637,2257,2347, 1864,1847,1496,1110,1398,1099,29989,29990]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3d5,Bd5f4][%mdl 32]} a6 8. Bf4 Rb8 {E63: King's Indian: Fianchetto: Panno Variation with 7...a6} 9. Rc1 Nh5 ( 9... h6 10. d5 e5 11. Bd2 Ne7 12. e4 Nd7 13. Ne1 f5 14. Nd3 Nf6 15. f4 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 fxe4 17. Bxe4 exf4 18. Nxf4 {1/2-1/2 (56) Tregubov,P (2575)-Amin,B (2689) Riadh 2017}) 10. Be3 {LiveBook: 13 Games} b5 {White is slightly better.} 11. Nd5 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11. d5 Na5 12. cxb5 axb5 13. Ba7 Rb7 14. Bd4 Bh6 15. e3 Bd7 16. b4 Nc4 17. Nd2 Nxd2 18. Qxd2 Ng7 19. Ne2 Nf5 20. Bb2 Ra7 21. g4 Ng7 22. Qd4 {1-0 (22) Volfl,Z (2259)-Hrbolka,L (2229) Czechia 2009}) 11... b4 12. Qd2 e6 13. Nf4 Nf6 14. d5 exd5 15. cxd5 Ne7 16. Rc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Nf5 17. Nd4 (17. Rxb4 Rxb4 18. Qxb4 Nxe3 $15) 17... Nxe3 18. Qxe3 {[#] And now Nc6 would win.} Ng4 19. Qd2 {aiming for Nc6.} Qf6 (19... Bxd4 $142 20. Qxd4 a5) 20. h3 $16 Ne5 21. Rxc7 h5 {[#]} 22. Nc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6b8]} Nxc6 23. dxc6 ({But not } 23. Rxc6 $6 a5 $14) 23... Qd8 (23... Qxb2 $142 24. Qxb2 (24. Qxd6 Be5 $14) 24... Bxb2) 24. Ra7 {Black must now prevent c7.} Rb5 25. Rd1 Qa5 (25... Qg5 $142 26. Qxd6 Be5) 26. Qxd6 Qxa2 27. Bd5 Rxd5 28. Qxd5 ({Less strong is} 28. Rxd5 Qxb2 29. Kg2 b3 $16) 28... Qxb2 29. Nxg6 {Rxf7! would kill now.} Be6 30. Ne7+ Kh7 31. Qxh5+ Bh6 32. Nf5 Bxf5 33. Rxf7+ {Precision: White = 82%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2277"] [BlackElo "2713"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,46,29,19,31,26,37,0,12,0,33,-4,-5,-20,-24,-35,-43,-84,-77,-204,-207, -413,-418,-392,-426,-426,-393,-852,-918,-916,-915,-904,-900,-1560,-1208]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 6. Bg2 {E01: Katalanisch} c6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. O-O {LiveBook: 30 Partien. Weiß hat minimalen Vorteil.} Bc7 $146 ({ Vorgänger:} 8... Nbd7 9. b3 h6 10. Qc2 Re8 11. Rad1 Qe7 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4 e5 15. Bc3 Nf6 16. Qc2 e4 17. Rde1 {1-0 (69) Melkumyan,H (2653) -Neiksans,A (2624) Germany 2017}) 9. b3 Ne4 10. Nxe4 dxe4 11. Ne1 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 12. Nc2 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f6,Bf6g4][%mdl 32]} 13. Qc1 e5 14. Rd1 Qe8 15. Bc3 Qh5 16. Qd2 (16. d5 $17) 16... f4 $1 $19 17. Bxe4 $2 { [#]} (17. Bb4 e3 18. fxe3 fxg3 19. hxg3) 17... Nf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6e4]} ({Nicht} 17... fxg3 18. fxg3 (18. hxg3 $2 Nf6 $19) 18... Nf6 19. Bf3 $15) 18. Bf3 Ng4 19. Bxg4 Bxg4 20. dxe5 $2 (20. e3 Bf3 21. Ne1) 20... fxg3 {Schwarz steht klar auf Gewinn.} 21. fxg3 {[#]} Rf2 $3 {[%csl Gf2][%cal Rh5h2][%mdl 512]} 22. h4 ( 22. Kxf2 Qxh2+) 22... Rxe2 23. Qc1 Qf5 {Precision: Weiß = 24%, Schwarz = 77%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Soham Das"] [Black "Adhiban, B.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2275"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "155"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,155,-16,-18,-12,-20,-18,-19,-25,-34,-8,-8,-6,-42,0,0,0,0,-5,0,-10, -40,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-3, -3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,250,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. O-O-O Bb4 9. f3 O-O {B48: Sizilianisch (Paulsen-Variante)} (9... Ne7 10. Nde2 b5 11. Kb1 Ba5 12. Qd4 Nc6 13. Qc5 Bb4 14. Qb6 Ba5 15. Qc5 Bb4 16. Qb6 Ba5 17. Qxc7 Bxc7 {1/2-1/2 (95) Amonatov,F (2620)-Wei,Y (2707) Doha 2016}) 10. Kb1 d5 11. exd5 Bxc3 12. Qxc3 Nxd5 13. Qe1 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} Nxe3 14. Qxe3 Rd8 15. Be2 {[#] Mit der Idee Sxc6.} Nb4 $146 {[#] Droht ...e5 und aus.} ({Vorgänger:} 15... Bd7 16. g3 Ne7 17. f4 {1-0 (65) Kaczur,F (2376)-Vaibhav,S (2561) Porto Carras 2015}) 16. Qa3 Nd5 17. Nb5 Qb6 18. c4 axb5 19. Qxa8 bxc4 {[%cal Bb5c4, Bc4c3,Bc3c2][%mdl 32]} 20. Qa3 Qc7 21. Qa4 c3 22. Qc4 Qb6 {[%csl Gc3][%cal Rb6b2] [#]} 23. Qb3 Qxb3 24. axb3 c2+ $1 25. Kxc2 Ne3+ 26. Kc3 {[%cal Rd1d8]} Nxd1+ 27. Rxd1 Rxd1 28. Bxd1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KL-KL} b6 29. Be2 Kf8 30. f4 Ke7 31. Kd4 Kd6 32. b4 f6 33. Bc4 h6 34. h4 Bb7 {und nun wäre ...e5+ stark für Schwarz.} 35. g3 Bc8 36. Ke4 Bb7+ 37. Kd4 Bf3 38. Bd3 Bd5 39. Be2 Bb3 40. Bf3 e5+ 41. fxe5+ fxe5+ 42. Ke3 Bc2 43. Bg2 Ke6 44. Kd2 Bb1 45. Ke3 Ba2 46. Be4 Bd5 47. Bc2 Kf6 48. Bd3 Be6 49. Be4 Bf5 50. Bc6 Bb1 51. Bd7 g5 52. Bg4 Kg6 53. Kf2 Bf5 54. Be2 Bc8 55. Ke3 gxh4 56. gxh4 Kf5 57. Bf3 Ba6 58. Bd1 Bb7 59. Bh5 Bh1 60. Be2 Bg2 61. Bd1 e4 62. Be2 Bh3 63. Bh5 Bg4 64. Be8 Bf3 65. Bd7+ $1 Kg6 66. Be8+ Kf5 67. Bd7+ $1 Ke5 68. Bc6 Bg2 69. Bb7 Bh1 70. Bc6 Bf3 71. Bb7 Kf5 {Weiss muss nun ...Kg4 beachten.} 72. Bc8+ Kg6 73. Kf4 Bd1 $2 (73... Kh5 $11) 74. Bd7 $2 (74. Kxe4 $18 {Und b5 würde nun gewinnen.} Ba4 75. Bg4) 74... Kh5 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 75. Kg3 {[%cal Rd7e8]} Kg6 {zielt auf ... e3 ab.} 76. Kf4 Kh5 77. Kg3 {[%cal Rd7e8]} Kg6 {...e3 ist eine echte Drohung.} 78. Kf4 {Precision: Weiß = 78%, Schwarz = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Mohota, Nisha"] [Black "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2272"] [BlackElo "2634"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,64,20,8,18,14,17,12,24,28,53,17,54,45,50,40,91,82,95,34,33,26,33,33, 33,33,33,30,31,11,22,-153,-80,-231,-235,-224,-183,-378,-118,-179,-190,-173, -145,-544,-537,-794,-746,-29981,-29981,-29997,-29998]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 g5 {C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} (6... g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Bb3 Re8 10. Nf1 Be6 11. h3 d5 12. Ng3 Qd7 13. Ba4 Nh7 14. d4 exd4 15. Nxd4 Rad8 16. Be3 dxe4 17. Nxc6 bxc6 18. Nxe4 {1/2-1/2 (33) Anand,V (2782)-Ponkratov,P (2613) Riadh 2017}) 7. Bb3 Bg7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Nc4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Ne7 $146 {[%cal Bc6e7,Be7g6, Bg6f4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 9... Be6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Ne3 d5 12. Qc2 d4 13. Nf1 Nh5 14. Bxe6 fxe6 {1/2-1/2 (56) Peng,D (2330)-Priyadharshan,K (2516) Saint Louis 2017}) 10. Bc2 Ng6 11. h3 Be6 12. Ne3 Qc8 13. Nh2 Nf4 14. Nhg4 Nh7 15. Re1 h5 (15... Re8 $14) 16. Nh2 $16 c5 17. Nd5 (17. Nc4 $16) 17... Bxd5 $14 18. exd5 f5 19. Bxf4 gxf4 20. Qxh5 Rf6 21. Qe2 Kh8 22. Nf3 Qd7 23. g3 $2 (23. Rab1 $11) 23... Rg8 ({Black should play} 23... Rh6 $1 24. gxf4 Rg8) 24. Kh2 $2 (24. Kg2 $17 {is a better defense.}) 24... fxg3+ $19 25. fxg3 Rh6 $1 26. Rg1 $2 {[#] } (26. h4 {was called for.}) 26... Bf6 $2 (26... e4 $1 $19 {[%cal Re4f3][%mdl 512]} 27. Nh4 (27. dxe4 fxe4) 27... Be5) 27. Qf1 (27. Raf1 $17 {was worth a try.}) 27... Bd8 {[%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 28. Re1 Nf6 29. c4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29. d4 $17 e4 30. Nh4 Ng4+ 31. hxg4 Bxh4 32. Bd1) 29... Qh7 {aiming for ...Ng4+.} 30. Rh1 f4 31. h4 Rxg3 {[%cal Rf6g4]} 32. Rg1 Rxh4+ { Precision: White = 27%, Black = 63%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Pantzar, Milton"] [Black "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E12"] [WhiteElo "2263"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,80,-34,-27,-40,-30,-42,-42,-22,27,0,5,-72,-10,-37,-33,-91,-54,-125, -125,-120,-108,-122,-124,-109,-97,-144,-83,-184,-185,-188,-171,-196,-188,-173, -170,-159,-150,-169,-180,-164,-176,-168,-147,-449,-141,-225,-208,-584,-627, -657,-673,-849,-199,-612,-593,-650,-616,-29982,-29983,-29986,-29987,-29987, -29988,-29992,-29993,-29993,-29994]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. Nf3 e6 5. a3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Nxc3 {E12: Queen's Indian: Unusual White 4th moves, 4 a3, 4 Nc3 Bb7 5 a3 and 4 Nc3 Bb7} 7. Qxc3 Be7 8. g3 (8. e3 O-O 9. Bd3 c5 10. d5 d6 11. e4 Nd7 12. h4 Bf6 13. Qc2 Ne5 14. Ng5 {1/2-1/2 (36) Li,C (2744)-Rapport,R (2675) Tbilisi 2017}) 8... Bf6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. Black is slightly better.} 9. Bg2 c5 10. Be3 Nc6 {And now ...cxd4 would win.} 11. O-O g5 $146 {[%cal Bg7g5,Bg5g4] [%mdl 32] White must now prevent ...g4.} ({Predecessor:} 11... Rc8 12. Rac1 d5 13. Rfd1 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Rxc4 {0-1 (43) Dushatskiy,F-Boguslavsky,O (2299) Karlsruhe 2003}) 12. Qd2 g4 13. Ne5 (13. Ng5 $1 $11) 13... cxd4 (13... Nxe5 $17 14. dxe5 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Bxe5) 14. Bf4 h5 15. b4 ({White should try} 15. Rad1 $15) 15... Rc8 {[%cal Ba8c8,Bc8c7,Bc7c5,Bc5a5][%mdl 32]} 16. c5 (16. Bxc6 $15 dxc6 17. Qc2) 16... Nxe5 $17 17. Bxb7 Rc7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 18. Bg2 bxc5 19. bxc5 Rxc5 20. Rac1 {[#]} Qe7 (20... Rc3 $142 $1 21. Rxc3 dxc3) 21. Kh1 (21. e3 $17 d3 22. Bxe5 Bxe5 23. Qxd3) 21... Nc4 $19 22. Qb4 d5 $1 23. Qb8+ Qd8 24. Qxa7 Ra5 25. Qb7 {Rxc4! is the strong threat.} O-O ({Not } 25... Rxa3 26. Rxc4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} dxc4 27. Bc7 $16) 26. Rxc4 dxc4 27. Bc7 { [#]} Qa8 $1 28. Bxa5 (28. Qxa8 Raxa8) 28... Qxa5 29. Rb1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29. Qc6 $17) 29... Qxa3 $2 (29... Qd2 $19 30. Qb2 c3 31. Qxd2 cxd2) 30. Be4 (30. Qb5 $17) 30... Bg7 {Strongly threatening ...f5.} 31. Qc6 $2 (31. Qb5 {is a better chance.}) 31... Qa2 32. Kg2 Qxe2 33. Rb5 e5 $2 (33... Bh6 34. Kg1 {[#]} h4 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 34. Bd5 $2 (34. Ra5) 34... c3 35. Rb7 {intending Rxf7!} c2 {aiming for ...d3.} 36. Rxf7 Rxf7 {Black mates.} 37. Qe8+ Kh7 38. Qxf7 c1=Q { [%csl Gc1][%cal Re2f1]} 39. Qg8+ Kh6 {[%csl Gc1][%cal Re2f1]} 40. Qe6+ Kg5 { Precision: White = 21%, Black = 51%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Ragnarsson, Dagur"] [Black "Landa, Konstantin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E28"] [WhiteElo "2236"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,128,-6,-37,0,0,8,-50,-50,-66,-57,-106,62,39,115,88,65,-43,-31,-27, -49,-47,-34,-13,50,0,1,-33,-31,-62,-52,-98,-50,-51,-29,-82,-56,-56,-56,-56,-56, -60,-62,-60,-60,-56,-10,-50,-32,-104,-94,-94,-93,-100,-82,-75,-68,-74,-42,-85, -81,-77,-37,-40,-45,-44,-42,-108,-73,-82,-83,-83,-25,-18,-8,-33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,29,11,20,0,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. f3 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32] E28: Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch: 5...0-0 6 e3} (8... c5 9. Ne2 Nc6 10. e4 Ne8 11. O-O Na5 12. f4 f5 13. Ng3 Nd6 14. exf5 exf5 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Rb1 Qc7 17. Re1 g6 18. Bf1 Rae8 19. Be3 Ndxc4 {0-1 (44) Anton Guijarro,D (2631)-Eljanov,P (2723) Dubai 2014}) 9. Ne2 Na5 10. e4 Ne8 11. Ng3 c5 12. O-O {[%cal Bh1f1,Bf1f4,Bf4h4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 4 Games} cxd4 $146 ({ Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 12... Ba6 13. f4 Bxc4 14. Bxc4 Nxc4 15. f5 f6 16. Rf4 Qe7 17. Rh4 exf5 18. Nxf5 Qf7 19. Qg4 Kh8 20. Rh3 g6 21. Nh4 Rg8 22. Nf3 {1-0 (49) Delgado Ramos,H (2488)-Cordova,E (2567) Barcelona 2011}) 13. cxd4 Rc8 14. f4 ({White should try} 14. c5 $11) 14... Nxc4 $15 15. f5 f6 16. Rf4 Ned6 $2 (16... b5 $17 17. Bxc4 Rxc4) 17. Rh4 $1 $14 exf5 (17... Qe8 $1 $14) 18. Qh5 $16 h6 19. Nxf5 ({White should play} 19. e5 $14 fxe5 {[#]} 20. Bxh6 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 19... Nxf5 $15 20. Qxf5 Nd6 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black has some pressure.} 21. Qh3 Nf7 22. Bd2 Qe7 (22... Ng5 $11 23. Qg4 d5) 23. Bb4 {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} d6 {[%cal Bd7d6, Bd6d5][%mdl 32]} 24. Qf5 {Strongly threatening e5!} Ng5 25. Rf4 Qe6 {Hoping for ...Qb3.} 26. Re1 a5 27. Bd2 d5 28. h4 (28. e5 $11) 28... Qxf5 29. exf5 Ne4 30. Bxe4 dxe4 31. Rb1 {[#]} e3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 32. Bxe3 Rc3 33. Rxb6 Ba8 34. Bd2 Rxa3 35. Rg4 (35. Rb5 $15) 35... h5 $17 36. Rg6 {With the idea Bh6.} Be4 37. Kh2 Bxf5 38. Rg3 Ra2 39. Bc3 Be4 40. Rb5 a4 41. Rxh5 Rc8 42. Ra5 $1 Rc2 43. Ba1 Ra8 44. Rb5 (44. Rxa8+ $15 Bxa8 45. d5) 44... Ra7 {aiming for ...a3.} 45. Bb2 Kf7 46. Ba3 Rb7 (46... Ra2 $17 {White must now prevent ...Bxg2!} 47. Bd6 Rd2) 47. Ra5 $11 Rc4 48. Bc5 Rb2 49. Ra7+ Bb7 50. Ba3 Rb1 51. Re3 {And now Re7+ would win.} Kg6 52. Re7 Rc3 53. Bd6 Rcb3 {The position is equal.} 54. h5+ Kh6 55. Bf4+ g5 $1 {[%cal Rg5f4]} 56. hxg6+ $1 Kxg6 57. d5 R1b2 58. Bc1 Rc2 59. Rexb7 Rxb7 60. Rxb7 Rxc1 {KR-KR} 61. Ra7 Rc4 62. d6 Rd4 63. d7 Kf5 {[#]} 64. Rxa4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxd7 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 45%.} (64... Rxa4 65. d8=Q) 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Heimisson, Hilmir Freyr"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2224"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,86,-20,-14,-75,-74,-83,-79,-102,-96,-111,-111,-106,-105,-114,-91,-80, -81,-120,-116,-106,-108,-109,-86,-114,-115,-114,-106,-135,-132,-166,-131,-141, -148,-171,-153,-158,-164,-189,-189,-178,-170,-202,-204,-195,-204,-304,-311, -287,-261,-259,-252,-316,-312,-268,-166,-487,-482,-636,-678,-661,-671,-627, -629,-825,-810,-1110,-1095,-1773,-1750,-1558,-1496,-1423,-1390]} 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nc2 Ne5 {A33: Englische Eröffnung (Symmetrische Variante)} (7... d5 8. Bg2 dxc4 9. Ne3 Ne5 10. Nxc4 Nxc4 11. Qa4+ Bd7 12. Qxc4 Bc5 13. O-O Rc8 14. Qh4 Bc6 15. Bh6 gxh6 16. Qxf6 { 1/2-1/2 (32) Dubov,D (2660)-Rodshtein,M (2698) Sochi 2017}) 8. b3 Nfg4 { LiveBook: 4 Partien. ( -> ...Sf3+!)} 9. e3 {[#]} (9. Nd4 $1 $11 {hält das Gleichgewicht.}) 9... Qc6 $1 $17 {[%cal Rc6h1] Schwarz steht besser.} ({ Und nicht} 9... Bb4 10. Nxb4 Qxb4 11. Bb2 $16) 10. e4 Bc5 11. Be3 Nxe3 12. Nxe3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12. fxe3 a6 13. Rc1 Qb6 14. Na4 Qa5+ 15. Ke2 {1/2-1/2 (44) Gisbrecht,E (2436)-Hoffmann,A (2408) Germany 2009}) 12... Bb4 13. Rc1 Qxe4 14. Bg2 Qd3 15. Qd2 g5 16. Ned1 Qxd2+ 17. Kxd2 d6 18. Nb2 f5 (18... Ke7 {looks sharper.} 19. Rce1 f5 20. Kc2 Rb8 21. f4 gxf4 22. gxf4 Rg8) 19. Nd3 Nxd3 20. Kxd3 Kf7 21. h3 h5 22. Rcd1 Ke7 23. Rhe1 {Droht stark Sd5+.} Kf6 24. Re2 Rb8 25. Kc2 Bd7 26. Nb5 Bxb5 27. cxb5 d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 28. Kb2 Rbc8 29. Rd3 Rhd8 30. Bf3 (30. a3 {war einen Versuch wert.} Bd6 31. Rd1) 30... g4 $19 31. Bg2 gxh3 32. Bxh3 d4 33. f4 Rc3 34. Red2 Rc5 35. Rd1 $2 (35. Rh2 { ist eine bessere Chance.}) 35... Rdc8 {Und weiter mit ...Tc2+ wäre nett. Schwarz steht klar auf Gewinn.} 36. a4 Rc2+ 37. Kb1 Rh2 38. Rxd4 Bc3 39. R4d3 Rxh3 40. Rc1 h4 {[%cal Bh5h4,Bh4g3,Bg3g2][%mdl 32]} 41. Rdxc3 Rxc3 42. Rxc3 hxg3 {zielt auf ...g2 ab.} 43. Ka2 {[#]} g2 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: Weiß = 38%, Schwarz = 92%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Heimisson, Hilmir Freyr"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2224"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "23"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 2,2,24]} 1. d4 e6 {Predecessor:} 2. Nf3 $146 c5 3. g3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Bg2 Bc5 6. e3 d5 7. Qg4 Bf8 8. O-O Nf6 9. Qe2 e5 10. Qb5+ Bd7 11. Qxb6 axb6 12. Nb3 {0-1 (53) Aronian,L (2805)-Carlsen,M (2837) London 2017} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Edvardsson, Kristjan"] [Black "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D91"] [WhiteElo "2217"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,60,-14,-16,-6,-28,-24,-31,-27,-19,-16,-14,8,-33,-40,-25,-35,-29,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. cxd5 Nxg5 7. Nxg5 e6 8. Nf3 exd5 9. e3 a5 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O c6 12. a3 {LiveBook: 20 Games} Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,Bb6c4][%mdl 32] D91: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bg5} (12... Qd6 13. Rb1 Bf5 14. Rc1 Nd7 15. Na4 Rfc8 16. Nc5 Nxc5 17. Rxc5 b6 18. Rc1 c5 {1/2-1/2 (18) Rusev,K (2518)-Arnaudov,P (2473) Mantova 2012}) 13. Ne1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rc1 Qe7 14. Na4 f5 15. Qd2 Nf6 16. Nb6 Ne4 17. Qe1 Ra7 18. Bd3 Be6 19. Nd2 Nxd2 20. Qxd2 {0-1 (37) Ibraev,V (2266)-Tkachuk,A (2125) Kazan 2009}) 13... Nb6 14. Nd3 Nc4 {Black is slightly better.} 15. b3 Nd6 16. b4 Qg5 17. Kh1 (17. b5 $5) 17... Bf5 18. b5 Rfc8 19. bxc6 bxc6 20. Na4 {And now Nb6 would win.The position is equal.} Rab8 21. Ndc5 h5 22. Rc1 h4 23. h3 Bf8 24. Qe1 Qd8 25. Ba6 Rc7 26. Qxa5 Ra8 27. Qb6 Rb8 28. Qa5 Ra8 29. Qb6 Rb8 30. Qa5 Ra8 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Nebolsina, Vera"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "2211"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,64,10,-3,8,0,-4,-8,-7,-60,-67,-73,-77,-57,-48,-43,-31,-41,-40,-134, -132,-157,0,-266,-268,-360,-370,-347,-357,-435,-427,-496,-504,-502,-503,-492, -481,-533,-524,-504,-445,-438,-439,-609,-614,-662,-662,-677,-659,-971,-736]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bc5 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d6 8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 {LiveBook: 8 Games} Rb8 {C47: Scotch Four Knights and Four Knights with 4 g3} 10. O-O g5 $146 (10... Rxb2 $6 11. e5 $16) ({Predecessor:} 10... Kf8 11. Na4 Bb6 12. Nxb6 Rxb6 13. f4 c5 14. Bc4 Qe8 15. e5 Bg4 16. Qd3 dxe5 17. fxe5 Qxe5 {1-0 (40) Sommerbauer,N (2452)-Krstic,U (2334) Austria 2006} ) 11. Bg3 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32] [#] ...h4 is the strong threat.The position is equal.} (11... Rxb2 $6 12. e5 $16) 12. e5 (12. h3 $1 $11) 12... h4 $15 13. exf6 {And now Bxd6 would win.} hxg3 14. Ne4 gxf2+ ({Much worse is} 14... Rxb2 $6 15. hxg3 Bd4 {[#]} 16. Ba6 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]}) 15. Kh1 Bd4 $40 { [%mdl 128] Black has some attack.} 16. Qe2 $1 Be6 17. Rxf2 (17. c3 $1 $15 Be5 18. g3) 17... Bxf2 $17 ({Don't take} 17... Rxb2 18. Nxg5 Bxf2 19. Qxf2 $15) ({ Of course not} 17... Bxb2 $6 18. Re1 $11) 18. Qxf2 Rxb2 $2 (18... g4 $17 19. Rf1 Rh5) 19. Qxa7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (19. Nxg5 $11 {and White stays safe.} Qb8 20. Qf1) 19... g4 $19 20. Re1 Rxa2 {[%cal Bb2a2,Ba2a5,Ba5f5][%mdl 32]} 21. Qd4 {Hoping for Nc5!} Ra5 22. Ng3 Kd7 {Black is clearly winning.} 23. Bc4 Qg8 24. Bxe6+ fxe6 25. f7 Qh7 {[%csl Gh8][%cal Rh7h2]} 26. Nf1 {White wants to play Qf6.} Rf5 {( -> ...Rxf1+!)} 27. Kg1 Rxf7 28. Qxg4 Qf5 29. Qg3 Qxc2 30. Ne3 Qe4 31. Ng4 Qd4+ 32. Kh1 Qf4 {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 83%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Loew, Gerald"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2204"] [BlackElo "2542"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,112,27,32,0,0,-46,0,-2,0,-49,-42,-62,54,18,10,15,15,13,38,95,100,-19, 131,139,134,126,143,81,77,12,12,15,60,12,12,10,0,0,0,13,43,-41,63,-196,-205, -191,-192,-222,-221,-230,-148,-221,-8,-8,0,-30,0,0,0,-108,-136,-704,-636,-1099, -2173,-2213,-1579,-1722,-1496,-2211,-1906,-3154,-5147,-1843,-2216,-29943,-5210, -29976,-29977,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29979,-29979,-29980,-29979,-29980,-29984, -29985,-29985,-29986,-29986,-29987]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 O-O 6. Nd5 Bc5 7. a3 a5 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} 8. b3 d6 9. Ng5 g6 10. Nxf6+ Qxf6 11. Ne4 Qe7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 12. Nxc5 (12. Bb2 Ba7 13. h4 Nd8 14. O-O-O {1/2-1/2 (31) Demuth,A (2548)-Sengupta,D (2594) Teplice 2017}) 12... dxc5 13. d3 Bf5 14. Bb2 Rad8 $146 15. O-O-O Rd6 16. Be2 g5 ({Black should try} 16... Qd7 $15) 17. g4 Bg6 18. Bf3 Rfd8 {[%cal Rd6d3]} 19. Bd5 Rxd5 20. cxd5 Rxd5 21. Qc4 (21. h4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rh4h5]} gxh4 22. f4 exf4 23. exf4) 21... Qd6 (21... Rd6 $1 $11) 22. e4 $16 Rd4 23. Bxd4 Nxd4 24. Kb2 ( 24. Kb1 $142) 24... b6 25. b4 (25. f3 $16) 25... cxb4 26. axb4 axb4 27. f4 gxf4 28. h4 {Black must now prevent h5.} h5 29. gxh5 Bxh5 30. Rdg1+ Kf8 31. Rg5 (31. Qd5 $14) 31... Be2 (31... Bf3 $1 $15 32. Rhg1 Ne6 33. Rg8+ Ke7) 32. Ra1 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (32. Qd5 $14 {stays ahead.}) 32... Ne6 $1 $19 {[%cal Re6g5]} 33. Ra8+ Ke7 34. Rgg8 Bxd3 35. Qd5 Qxd5 36. exd5 {[#]} Nd4 $2 (36... Nc5 $1 $19 {Hoping for ...f3.} 37. Rac8 f3 38. Rxc7+ Nd7) 37. h5 $1 $11 Nf5 38. Ra7 f3 { aiming for ...f2.} 39. Rxc7+ Kd6 40. Rc1 (40. Rxf7 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.} f2 41. Rd8+ Kc5 42. Rc8+ Kxd5 43. Rc1) 40... e4 $17 { ...e3 is the strong threat.} ({But not} 40... Kxd5 $6 41. Rd8+ Ke4 42. Rd7 $11) 41. h6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41. Rd8+ $17 Ke5 42. Rb8) 41... Nxh6 $19 42. Rc6+ Kxd5 43. Rxh6 f2 44. Rd8+ Ke5 45. Rh5+ Ke6 46. Rh1 f1=Q {( -> ...Qg2+)} 47. Rxf1 Bxf1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KB} 48. Rd4 Ke5 49. Rxb4 b5 {Black mates.} 50. Kc3 Bc4 51. Rb1 e3 {[%cal Be4e3,Be3e2][%mdl 32]} 52. Rh1 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4, Bf4f3][%mdl 32]} 53. Rh4 f4 54. Rh8 f3 55. Re8+ Kf4 56. Kd4 e2 {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 60%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Laustsen, Lars"] [Black "Nihal Sarin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2201"] [BlackElo "2534"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,72,35,35,73,72,65,74,78,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,18,13,20,-19,-24,-53,0,0,0,0,6, -8,-20,-16,-8,-9,-12,-17,-11,-10,0,0,0,0,47,-133,-111,-296,-294,-287,-300,-399, -387,-382,-383,-370,-358,-675,-687,-660,-664,-1131,-1086,-1070,-1061]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. e4 Bb7 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nb4 6. O-O {A40: Unusual replies to 1 d4} Nxd3 (6... g6 7. Nc3 Nxd3 8. Qxd3 Bg7 9. d5 Nf6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 g5 12. Bg3 Nh5 13. Rad1 Nxg3 14. fxg3 {1-0 (37) Caruana,F (2787)-Nakamura,H (2793) Saint Louis 2015}) 7. Qxd3 d6 8. Nc3 {LiveBook: 20 Games. White is slightly better.} g6 9. d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. e5 dxe5 10. Nxe5 Bg7 11. Re1 Ne7 12. d5 Nf5 13. g4 Nd6 14. dxe6 fxe6 {0-1 (34) Arestanov,T (2245)-Gubaydulin,T (2409) Karaganda 2015}) 9... Bg7 10. dxe6 fxe6 11. Bg5 ({White should try} 11. Ng5 $16 Qd7 12. Qh3) 11... Ne7 $11 12. Rad1 O-O 13. Nd4 Qd7 14. Qh3 Bc8 15. Qh4 Nc6 16. Nxc6 Qxc6 17. Rd3 Rf7 ({Black should play} 17... Bb7 $15) 18. b3 Bb7 19. f3 a6 {[%cal Ba7a6,Ba6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 20. Kh1 b5 21. cxb5 axb5 22. Rc1 b4 23. Ne2 $1 Qb5 24. Rd2 d5 25. exd5 exd5 {[%cal Be6d5,Bd5d4,Bd4d3,Bd3e2][%mdl 32]} 26. Nd4 Qb6 27. Be3 $2 {[#]} (27. Re1 $1 $14 {keeps the upper hand.}) 27... Re8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 28. Qf2 $2 (28. Bg5 $17) 28... c5 $19 29. Ne2 d4 30. Bg5 h6 31. Bh4 g5 32. Bg3 h5 33. Rdc2 $2 (33. h4 g4 34. f4) 33... d3 { Black is clearly winning.} 34. Rxc5 dxe2 ({Not} 34... Rxe2 $2 {[#]} 35. Rc8+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh7 36. Qxb6 $18) 35. Rxg5 Qxf2 36. Bxf2 Rd7 {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 70%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A01"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2427"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 9,65,29,29,27,48,24,38,-29,35,33,39,30,37,35,66,51,68,70,110,130,125,74, 74,82,79,25,68,72,66,65,122,122,125,120,161,165,248,249,494,527,467,0,83,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,78,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 f5 2. b3 d6 3. Bb2 e5 4. d4 Qe7 (4... Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. Nf3 e4 7. Ng5 Qe7 8. Nc3 c6 9. Be2 a6 10. h4 g6 11. d5 Ne5 12. dxc6 bxc6 {1-0 (29) Mamedyarov,S (2759)-Lagarde,M (2523) Rhodes 2013}) 5. Nc3 Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5... c6 6. e3 Nf6 7. Be2 e4 8. d5 c5 9. Nh3 g6 10. Nf4 Bg7 11. h4 O-O 12. Qd2 {1-0 (29) McNab,C (2490)-Welling,G (2400) Isle of Man 1993}) 6. e3 {A01: Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening} g6 7. h4 Bg7 8. Nf3 (8. Be2 $14) 8... e4 ({Black should try} 8... exd4 $11 9. Nxd4 f4) 9. Ng5 $14 c6 10. Be2 Na6 11. Qd2 f4 12. d5 fxe3 13. fxe3 cxd5 14. O-O (14. Nxd5 $6 Nxd5 15. cxd5 O-O $11) ( 14. cxd5 O-O $14) 14... Nc7 {Black wants to play ...h6.} 15. Nxd5 (15. cxd5 $142 O-O 16. Rf4) 15... Ncxd5 $16 16. cxd5 {aiming for Bb5+.} O-O 17. Bc4 (17. Rad1 $16) 17... h6 18. Ne6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Bxe6 19. dxe6 Ng4 (19... Rad8 $14) 20. Bxg7 $1 Kxg7 {[#]} 21. Qd4+ $1 Kh7 22. h5 $1 {[%cal Rh5g6]} Qh4 (22... gxh5 {might work better.} 23. Qxe4+ Kg8) 23. Qxd6 $18 gxh5 $2 (23... Nf2 {is a better defense.} 24. Qc7+ (24. hxg6+ Kxg6 25. e7+ Rf6 $11) 24... Kh8) 24. Qc7+ (24. Rxf8 Rxf8 25. Qxf8 Qh2+ 26. Kf1 Qh1+ 27. Ke2 Qxg2+ 28. Ke1 Qg1+ 29. Kd2 Qxa1 $11) 24... Kh8 {[#]} 25. Bd5 $2 ({White must play} 25. e7 $1 $18 {[%cal Re7f8]} Rfe8 26. Rf7) 25... Nf2 (25... Rac8 $11 { remains equal.} 26. Rxf8+ Rxf8 27. Qc3+ Kh7 28. Qc7+ (28. Bxe4+ $2 Kg8 $19) 28... Kh8 29. Qc3+ Kh7 30. Qc7+ (30. Bxe4+ $2 Kg8 $19) 30... Kh8) 26. Qe5+ (26. Qh2 $16 Qxh2+ 27. Kxh2) 26... Rf6 $1 $11 {[%csl Gf2][%cal Rh4h1]} 27. Qh2 Qg5 { And now ...Ng4 would win.} 28. Rxf2 Rxf2 29. Kxf2 Qxd5 (29... Qf6+ $1 $11 { keeps the balance.} 30. Qf4 Qb2+ 31. Kg1 (31. Kg3 $2 Rg8+ 32. Kh4 Rg4+ 33. Kxh5 Rxf4 $19) 31... Qxa1+ 32. Kh2 Qg7) 30. e7 ({White should play} 30. Qf4 $16) 30... Qd2+ {The position is equal.} 31. Kg1 {Qe5+ would kill now.} Qxe3+ 32. Kh1 {Intending Qe5+ and mate.} Qg5 33. Re1 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 34%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A01"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2427"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 9,65,35,30,26,38,13,35,-27,32,39,33,39,23,27,61,56,59,62,107,118,127,66, 70,71,89,0,62,63,60,69,123,127,127,133,188,165,245,248,501,495,454,0,66,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,76,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 f5 2. b3 d6 3. Bb2 e5 4. d4 Qe7 (4... Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. Nf3 e4 7. Ng5 Qe7 8. Nc3 c6 9. Be2 a6 10. h4 g6 11. d5 Ne5 12. dxc6 bxc6 {1-0 (29) Mamedyarov,S (2759)-Lagarde,M (2523) Rhodes 2013}) 5. Nc3 Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5... c6 6. e3 Nf6 7. Be2 e4 8. d5 c5 9. Nh3 g6 10. Nf4 Bg7 11. h4 O-O 12. Qd2 {1-0 (29) McNab,C (2490)-Welling,G (2400) Isle of Man 1993}) 6. e3 {A01: Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening} g6 7. h4 Bg7 8. Nf3 ({White should try } 8. Be2 $14) 8... e4 (8... exd4 $11 9. Nxd4 f4) 9. Ng5 $14 c6 10. Be2 Na6 11. Qd2 f4 12. d5 fxe3 13. fxe3 cxd5 14. O-O (14. Nxd5 $6 Nxd5 15. cxd5 Bxb2 $15) ( 14. cxd5 $6 O-O $14) 14... Nc7 {...h6 would now be nice for Black.} 15. Nxd5 ( 15. cxd5 $16 O-O 16. Rf4) 15... Ncxd5 16. cxd5 {aiming for Bb5+.} O-O 17. Bc4 ( {White should play} 17. Rad1 $16) 17... h6 (17... Bf5 $11) 18. Ne6 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Bxe6 $1 19. dxe6 Ng4 {[#]} ({Better is} 19... Rad8 $14) 20. Bxg7 $1 $16 Kxg7 21. Qd4+ Kh7 (21... Rf6 $16 22. Rf4 (22. Qxe4 Rxf1+ 23. Rxf1 Ne5 $16) 22... h5) 22. h5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh5g6]} Qh4 (22... gxh5 $142 23. Qxe4+ Kg7 24. Qd4+ Kh7) 23. Qxd6 gxh5 $2 (23... Nf2 24. Qc7+ (24. hxg6+ Kxg6 25. Qh2 Qxh2+ 26. Kxh2 Ng4+ 27. Kg3 Rxf1 $11) 24... Kh8 25. Qe5+ Rf6 ) 24. Qc7+ ({Not} 24. Rxf8 Rxf8 25. Qxf8 Qh2+ 26. Kf1 Qh1+ 27. Ke2 Qxg2+ 28. Ke1 Qg1+ 29. Kd2 Qxa1 $11) 24... Kh8 {[#]} 25. Bd5 $2 ({White must play} 25. e7 $1 $18 {[%cal Re7f8]} Rfe8 26. Rf7) 25... Nf2 (25... Rac8 $11 26. e7 Rfe8 27. Rf8+ Rxf8 28. exf8=R+ Rxf8 29. Qc3+ Qf6 30. Qxf6+ Nxf6 31. Bxb7 Rd8) 26. Qe5+ ( 26. Qh2 $14 Qxh2+ 27. Kxh2) 26... Rf6 $1 $11 {[%csl Gf2][%cal Rh4h1]} 27. Qh2 Qg5 {White must now prevent ...Ng4.} 28. Rxf2 Rxf2 29. Kxf2 Qxd5 (29... Qf6+ $1 $11 30. Qf4 Qb2+ 31. Kg1 (31. Kg3 $2 Rg8+ 32. Kh4 Rg4+ 33. Qxg4 hxg4 $19) 31... Qxa1+ 32. Kh2 Qg7) 30. e7 (30. Qf4 $16 Qxe6 31. Rd1) 30... Qd2+ {The position is equal.} 31. Kg1 {Intending Qe5+ and mate.} Qxe3+ 32. Kh1 {Threatening mate with Qe5+.} Qg5 33. Re1 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 34%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Haria, Ravi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2424"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 23,90,45,65,56,70,61,61,54,62,81,104,86,101,52,58,60,75,71,87,71,89,70, 91,83,76,53,75,57,70,74,72,73,77,42,92,110,92,77,85,70,93,91,93,93,83,52,79,22, 51,0,7,-305,-323,-318,-318,-300,-299,-425,-433,-427,-419,-579,-571,-589,-580, -557,-553,-1438,-514]} 1. d4 e6 2. e4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ned2 Be7 9. Nc4 O-O {C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...dxe4} (9... Bb5 10. Nfe5 Bxc4 11. Nxc4 O-O 12. Qf3 Nd5 13. c3 Bf6 14. Rd1 a5 15. a4 g6 16. Bc2 Bg7 17. g3 {0-1 (41) Alekseev,E (2642) -Pridorozhni,A (2563) Khanty-Mansiysk 2015}) 10. Na5 Bd5 11. c4 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 c6 $1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Bd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nxb7 Qb6 14. Nc5 Nxc5 15. dxc5 Bxc5 16. Rb1 a5 17. b3 {1/2-1/2 (47) Pazos Porta,A (2325) -Mascaro March,P (2387) Linares 2017}) 13... Qc7 14. b4 Rac8 15. Rad1 b6 16. Nb3 Rfd8 17. Rfe1 Ra8 18. c5 Nd5 19. Rc1 bxc5 20. dxc5 Bf6 21. Be4 Ne5 22. Qg3 Qe7 23. Na5 {[%cal Bb3a5,Ba5c4,Bc4d6][%mdl 32] And now f4 would win.} Rac8 24. Re2 (24. Rcd1 {looks sharper.} Ng6 25. Nc4 Qc7 26. Qa3 Rd7 27. Nd6) 24... Ng6 25. Nc4 Bh4 26. Qf3 Bg5 27. Nd6 {Strongly threatening Bxg5.} Rc7 28. a3 Bxd2 29. Rxd2 Qg5 30. Rcd1 Rb8 31. Bxg6 hxg6 32. Nc4 Rd8 33. Rd4 Rcd7 34. Nd6 Qf6 35. Qg3 (35. Qh3 $16) 35... Ra8 36. Rh4 {Hoping for Qh3.} g5 37. Rg4 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (37. Ne4 $11 Qf5 38. Qxg5) 37... Nc3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc3e2]} 38. Qd3 Nxd1 39. Qxd1 a5 40. h3 (40. Qc1 $142) 40... axb4 41. Rxb4 Qc3 42. Qh5 Qxa3 {Black is clearly winning.} 43. Rc4 Qa1+ 44. Kh2 Qe5+ 45. g3 Qd5 {Precision: White = 43%, Black = 52%.} (45... Qe1 $142 46. Qf3 Ra2) 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Haria, Ravi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2424"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 23,90,50,37,62,47,63,65,53,58,52,102,91,115,56,60,55,58,73,85,72,79,53, 92,87,93,68,75,56,86,65,60,69,71,37,96,95,99,78,89,75,92,92,85,79,81,33,75,14, 57,0,0,-330,-329,-317,-329,-317,-318,-441,-442,-433,-438,-570,-575,-591,-572, -573,-575,-1889,-660]} 1. d4 e6 2. e4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nd7 7. O-O Ngf6 8. Ned2 Be7 9. Nc4 O-O {C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...dxe4} (9... Bb5 10. Nfe5 Bxc4 11. Nxc4 O-O 12. Qf3 Nd5 13. c3 Bf6 14. Rd1 a5 15. a4 g6 16. Bc2 Bg7 17. g3 {0-1 (41) Alekseev,E (2642) -Pridorozhni,A (2563) Khanty-Mansiysk 2015}) 10. Na5 Bd5 11. c4 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 c6 $1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Bd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nxb7 Qb6 14. Nc5 Nxc5 15. dxc5 Bxc5 16. Rb1 a5 17. b3 {1/2-1/2 (47) Pazos Porta,A (2325) -Mascaro March,P (2387) Linares 2017}) 13... Qc7 14. b4 Rac8 15. Rad1 b6 16. Nb3 Rfd8 17. Rfe1 Ra8 18. c5 (18. a4 $16) 18... Nd5 $14 19. Rc1 bxc5 20. dxc5 Bf6 21. Be4 Ne5 22. Qg3 Qe7 23. Na5 {[%cal Bb3a5,Ba5c4,Bc4d6][%mdl 32] aiming for f4.} Rac8 24. Re2 Ng6 25. Nc4 Bh4 26. Qf3 Bg5 27. Nd6 {Bxg5 is the strong threat.} Rc7 28. a3 Bxd2 (28... Ndf4 $14) 29. Rxd2 $16 Qg5 30. Rcd1 Rb8 31. Bxg6 hxg6 32. Nc4 Rd8 33. Rd4 Rcd7 34. Nd6 Qf6 35. Qg3 (35. Qh3 $16) 35... Ra8 (35... a5 $5) 36. Rh4 ({Better is} 36. Qh3 $14 g5 37. Qb3) 36... g5 $11 37. Rg4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (37. Rc4 $11) 37... Nc3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc3e2]} 38. Qd3 Nxd1 39. Qxd1 a5 40. h3 axb4 {Black is clearly winning.} 41. Rxb4 Qc3 42. Qh5 Qxa3 43. Rc4 Qa1+ 44. Kh2 Qe5+ 45. g3 Qd5 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 56%.} ( 45... Qe1 $142 46. Qf3 Ra2) 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Black "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 14,77,10,23,47,37,47,36,57,64,58,41,40,27,60,62,50,62,98,101,77,49,92, 96,106,104,114,97,110,88,85,82,79,86,100,93,107,105,123,129,160,158,224,229, 262,253,288,250,292,284,327,320,583,416,797,243,608,395,631,430,638,639,730, 709,714,688]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8. a4 {LiveBook: 15 Games. B92: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} (8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. a4 h6 10. Be3 b6 11. Nd2 Bb7 12. O-O Rc8 13. Bd3 Be7 14. Qe2 Ra8 15. Bc4 O-O {1-0 (46) Anand,V (2794)-Esserman,M (2453) Douglas 2017}) 8... b6 9. Bg5 { Bxf6 is the strong threat.} Nbd7 $1 10. Nd2 {White is slightly better.} Bb7 11. O-O h6 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Bc4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nc4 O-O 14. Ne3 Rfe8 15. Bc4 Rac8 {1/2-1/2 (31) Badev,K (2320)-Vasilev,N (2305) Sofia 2016}) 13... O-O 14. Qe2 Rfc8 15. Rfd1 Nc5 {[#]} 16. Bxf6 $1 Bxf6 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. Bxd5 Rab8 19. Nc4 Rd8 20. c3 g6 21. Qg4 {Strongly threatening Qxg6+.} Kg7 22. b4 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} h5 23. Qf3 Ne6 24. a5 b5 25. Nb6 Bg5 26. g3 h4 27. Rd3 Rh8 (27... Re8 $16 {might work better.} 28. Qg4 Qe7) 28. Qg4 $18 hxg3 29. fxg3 Qe7 30. Rf1 Rbf8 31. Rdf3 Bd2 32. h4 Bh6 $2 (32... Qe8 33. R1f2 Bh6) 33. Kg2 Bd2 {[#]} (33... Bf4 $142 34. Bb3 (34. gxf4 Rxh4 35. Bxe6 Rxg4+ 36. Bxg4 Qh4 $16) 34... Rh6) 34. R1f2 $2 (34. Nc8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qd8 (34... Rxc8 35. Rxf7+) 35. Rxf7+ Rxf7 36. Rxf7+ Kxf7 37. Qxe6+ Kg7 38. Qf7+ Kh6 39. Ne7) 34... Bc1 $2 (34... Be1 35. Re2 Bxg3) 35. Bb3 Bh6 (35... Bf4 $142 36. Nd5 (36. gxf4 Rxh4 37. Bxe6 Rxg4+ 38. Bxg4 Qb7 $16) 36... Qd8 37. gxf4 Qxh4 38. Qxh4 Rxh4) 36. Nd5 {White is clearly winning.} Qd7 (36... Qd8 $142 37. Rf6 Bc1) 37. Rf6 Bc1 38. Nb6 Nf4+ 39. R6xf4 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 24%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Norowitz, Yaacov"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2412"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 9,97,41,53,61,84,89,125,58,130,119,139,113,146,118,145,141,156,143,158, 97,80,86,105,106,112,104,108,93,95,104,95,95,95,95,94,89,107,89,105,88,89,76, 90,60,85,60,81,40,37,30,119,99,112,116,118,114,115,116,120,101,115,115,115,115, 187,187,171,175,216,204,210,184,179,168,210,210,210,194,454,446,1038,868,818, 818,709,680,29948,29944,6820,6477]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 b5 4. e3 (4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O c5 6. c3 Be7 7. Bg5 Na6 8. e3 O-O 9. Nbd2 h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Qe2 Qb6 12. a4 b4 13. a5 Qc7 14. Rfc1 bxc3 15. bxc3 Rfc8 16. Ne1 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 { 1-0 (55) Georgiev,K (2623)-Fedorchuk,S (2648) Riadh 2017}) 4... c5 5. Bxb5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5. Nbd2 cxd4 6. exd4 a6 7. Bg2 Bb7 8. O-O Be7 9. c3 O-O 10. a4 d6 11. Ne1 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 {0-1 (46) Burmakin,V (2520)-Yuffa,D (2515) Pontevedra 2017}) 5... Qa5+ 6. Nc3 {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} Ne4 7. Rb1 cxd4 8. Nxd4 (8. exd4 $16 Be7 9. O-O) 8... Bb4 ({Black should try} 8... a6 $14 9. Bd3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 d5) 9. O-O $16 Bxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Bd3 f5 12. f3 Nf6 13. Qe2 Nc6 14. Nxc6 ({White should play} 14. Rb3) 14... dxc6 15. Bc4 Nd5 16. Rb3 {[%cal Bb1b3,Bb3a3,Ba3a5][%mdl 32]} Nb6 17. Bd3 e5 18. e4 Be6 19. Ra3 Qc5+ 20. Qf2 Qxf2+ 21. Rxf2 fxe4 22. Bxe4 Bd5 23. Ra5 Rad8 24. Bd3 Rf7 25. Be2 Bc4 26. Kg2 Rd5 27. Ra3 $1 a5 28. Be3 Bxe2 29. Bxb6 Ba6 (29... Rd2 $11 {remains equal.}) 30. Ra4 Rb7 31. Bxa5 Ra7 {...Bb7 is the strong threat.} 32. c4 Bxc4 33. Rxc4 Raxa5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 34. c3 Rdc5 35. Rxc5 Rxc5 {KR-KR} 36. a4 $1 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32]} Rxc3 {[#]} (36... Kf7 $16 {might work better.}) 37. Ra2 $1 $18 Rb3 38. a5 Kf7 39. a6 {Black must now prevent a7.} Rb8 40. Kf2 Ke6 41. Ke3 ({Don't take} 41. a7 $6 Ra8 $14) 41... Kd6 42. a7 Ra8 43. Ke4 Kc7 $2 (43... Ke6 {keeps fighting.} 44. h3 Kd6) 44. Kxe5 Kb6 (44... Re8+ $142 45. Kd4 Kb7) 45. Kd6 Rd8+ 46. Ke7 Ra8 47. Kd7 c5 {[#]} 48. Rb2+ $1 Ka6 49. Kc7 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Norowitz, Yaacov"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2412"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 9,97,56,78,57,103,87,119,67,150,150,155,157,139,147,146,151,184,141,161, 105,90,78,127,116,127,108,112,97,101,117,106,103,110,103,92,96,113,89,99,90, 105,91,78,71,71,62,79,44,52,31,108,106,120,121,119,119,121,120,117,106,113,113, 113,113,276,273,227,215,288,282,272,280,239,220,388,382,358,346,527,505,1139, 1595,1366,1315,1220,1099,12839,12839,12840,12840]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 b5 4. e3 (4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O c5 6. c3 Be7 7. Bg5 Na6 8. e3 O-O 9. Nbd2 h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Qe2 Qb6 12. a4 b4 13. a5 Qc7 14. Rfc1 bxc3 15. bxc3 Rfc8 16. Ne1 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 {1-0 (55) Georgiev,K (2623)-Fedorchuk,S (2648) Riadh 2017}) 4... c5 5. Bxb5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5. Nbd2 cxd4 6. exd4 a6 7. Bg2 Bb7 8. O-O Be7 9. c3 O-O 10. a4 d6 11. Ne1 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 {0-1 (46) Burmakin,V (2520)-Yuffa,D (2515) Pontevedra 2017}) 5... Qa5+ 6. Nc3 {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} Ne4 7. Rb1 cxd4 8. Nxd4 ({Don't take} 8. Qxd4 Bb7 $14) (8. exd4 $16 a6 9. Bd3 Nxc3 10. bxc3) 8... Bb4 (8... a6 $14 9. Bd3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 Qxc3+ 11. Bd2 Qc7) 9. O-O $16 Bxc3 10. bxc3 {Black must now prevent Qg4.} O-O 11. Bd3 f5 12. f3 Nf6 13. Qe2 Nc6 14. Nxc6 ({Better is} 14. Rb3 $18) 14... dxc6 15. Bc4 Nd5 16. Rb3 {[%cal Bb1b3,Bb3a3,Ba3a5][%mdl 32]} Nb6 17. Bd3 e5 18. e4 Be6 19. Ra3 Qc5+ 20. Qf2 Qxf2+ 21. Rxf2 fxe4 22. Bxe4 Bd5 23. Ra5 Rad8 {...Bxe4 is the strong threat.} 24. Bd3 Rf7 25. Be2 Bc4 26. Kg2 Rd5 27. Ra3 $1 a5 28. Be3 Bxe2 29. Bxb6 (29. Rxe2 {is interesting.} Nc4 30. Rb3 Nxe3+ 31. Rxe3 Rd2+ 32. Kh3) 29... Ba6 (29... Rd2 $14) 30. Ra4 Rb7 31. Bxa5 Ra7 {Threatens to win with ... Bb7.} 32. c4 Bxc4 33. Rxc4 Raxa5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 34. c3 (34. Rxc6 {seems wilder.} Rxa2 35. g4 Raa5 36. c4 Rdc5 37. Rxc5 Rxc5 38. Rc2) 34... Rdc5 35. Rxc5 Rxc5 {[#] KR-KR} 36. a4 $1 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32]} Rxc3 $2 {[#]} (36... Kf7 $16) 37. Ra2 $1 $18 Rb3 38. a5 Kf7 39. a6 {Strongly threatening a7.} Rb8 40. Kf2 Ke6 41. Ke3 ({Less strong is} 41. a7 Ra8 $14) 41... Kd6 $2 (41... Kd5 42. Ra5+ Kd6) 42. a7 Ra8 43. Ke4 Kc7 (43... Ke6 { keeps fighting.} 44. h4 Kd6) 44. Kxe5 {White is clearly winning.} Kb6 (44... Re8+ $142 45. Kd4 Kb7) 45. Kd6 Rd8+ 46. Ke7 Ra8 47. Kd7 c5 48. Rb2+ Ka6 49. Kc7 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Pigott, John C"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D76"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2403"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 20,81,25,25,40,0,0,-54,-31,-41,-26,-61,-70,-56,-56,-70,-57,-91,-30,-30, -8,-19,-25,-81,-66,-72,-59,-69,-67,-62,-45,-81,-60,-61,-45,-39,-35,-36,-8,-122, -14,-8,95,-126,172,166,315,315,316,311,357,341,393,375,1709,1545,2782,2516, 1929,1997,29986,29987,29990,29991]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nf3 Nb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. a3 {D76: Fianchetto Grünfeld: Main Line with 7...Nb6} Be6 (10... e5 11. d5 Na5 12. Qc2 c6 13. b4 Nac4 14. dxc6 bxc6 15. Rd1 Bf5 16. e4 Bd7 17. Na4 Nxa4 18. Qxc4 {1/2-1/2 (50) Le,Q (2737)-Ivanchuk,V (2726) Huaian 2017}) 11. Nd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} a5 12. Nb3 {White is slightly better.} Bc4 13. Re1 (13. Nc5 $1 $11) 13... e5 $15 14. d5 {[#]} e4 $146 {[%mdl 512]} ({Predecessor:} 14... Ne7 15. e4 c6 16. Nc5 cxd5 17. exd5 Nexd5 18. Nxb7 Qd7 19. Nc5 Qc6 20. N5a4 Nxa4 21. Nxa4 e4 22. Rxe4 Rxe4 23. Bxe4 Re8 24. Bf3 Qxa4 {0-1 (24) Houska,J (2388)-Mikhalevski,V (2571) Caleta 2015}) 15. Nd2 (15. Nxe4 Bxd5) 15... Bxc3 16. dxc6 Bxd2 $1 17. Bxd2 bxc6 18. Rc1 Qd5 ({Black should play} 18... Qd6 $17) 19. Bc3 $11 Bb3 20. Qg4 Na4 21. Bf6 (21. Qf4 $11) 21... Re6 22. Qh4 c5 23. g4 Raa6 24. g5 h5 25. Qf4 Rad6 26. f3 {[%cal Rf3e4]} exf3 27. Bxf3 Qd2 28. Rb1 c4 {Black wants to play ...c3.} 29. Bd4 (29. Rf1 $1 $11) 29... Bc2 (29... c3 $1 $17 30. bxc3 Nxc3 31. Rxb3 Qxe1+ 32. Kg2 Qd2+ 33. Kh3 Rxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. Qxd4 Qxd4 35. exd4 Re3) 30. Rbc1 Rd7 {[#]} (30... Re7 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 31. Bg2 $2 {[#]} (31. Rf1 $1 $16 {is necessary to keep the advantage. Hoping for Bc6!} Rxd4 32. Qxd4) 31... Rdd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (31... c3 $1 $17 {[%cal Rc3b2] keeps the pressure on.} 32. bxc3 Nxc3 33. Bxc3 (33. Qf2 $2 Rxd4 34. Rxc2 Qxf2+ 35. Kxf2 Nd1+ 36. Kf3 Rd3 $19) 33... Qxc3) 32. Rf1 $40 {[%csl Gf1][%cal Rf4f7][%mdl 128] White goes for the king.} Bf5 (32... Re7 {was necessary.}) 33. Rxc4 c5 34. Be5 ({Not} 34. Rxa4 cxd4 35. e4 Qxf4 $11) 34... Nb6 35. Rxc5 Rd7 36. Bd4 Rd8 $2 (36... Rxd4 37. Qxd4 Qxe3+ 38. Qxe3 Rxe3 39. Rxa5 Nc4) 37. Rxf5 gxf5 38. Qxf5 {[%csl Gf1][%cal Rf5f7]} Rf8 39. Be4 Rxe4 40. Qxe4 Nc8 41. Qe5 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Pigott, John C"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D76"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2403"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 20,81,26,23,38,0,0,-45,-43,-39,-37,-60,-58,-58,-66,-63,-63,-55,-21,-27, -13,-18,-8,-85,-79,-62,-70,-62,-42,-46,-34,-81,-72,-58,-41,-41,-41,-47,-13, -149,-7,-14,75,-110,177,170,310,310,310,310,358,318,391,385,1451,1435,2647, 2891,3462,2747,29986,29987,29990,29991]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nf3 Nb6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. e3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. a3 {D76: Fianchetto Grünfeld: Main Line with 7...Nb6} Be6 (10... e5 11. d5 Na5 12. Qc2 c6 13. b4 Nac4 14. dxc6 bxc6 15. Rd1 Bf5 16. e4 Bd7 17. Na4 Nxa4 18. Qxc4 { 1/2-1/2 (50) Le,Q (2737)-Ivanchuk,V (2726) Huaian 2017}) 11. Nd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} a5 12. Nb3 {White is slightly better.} Bc4 13. Re1 e5 14. d5 {[#]} e4 $146 {[%mdl 512]} ({Predecessor:} 14... Ne7 15. e4 c6 16. Nc5 cxd5 17. exd5 Nexd5 18. Nxb7 Qd7 19. Nc5 Qc6 20. N5a4 Nxa4 21. Nxa4 e4 22. Rxe4 Rxe4 23. Bxe4 Re8 24. Bf3 Qxa4 {0-1 (24) Houska,J (2388)-Mikhalevski,V (2571) Caleta 2015}) 15. Nd2 (15. Nxe4 Bxd5) 15... Bxc3 $1 16. dxc6 Bxd2 $1 17. Bxd2 bxc6 18. Rc1 Qd5 19. Bc3 Bb3 20. Qg4 Na4 21. Bf6 (21. Qf4 $1 $11) 21... Re6 22. Qh4 c5 23. g4 Raa6 24. g5 h5 25. Qf4 Rad6 26. f3 {[%cal Rf3e4]} exf3 27. Bxf3 Qd2 { ...Rxf6! is the strong threat.} 28. Rb1 c4 {Threatening ...c3.} 29. Bd4 (29. Rf1 $1 $11) 29... Bc2 ({Black should try} 29... c3 $1 $17 30. bxc3 Nxc3 31. Rxb3 Qxe1+ 32. Kg2 Qd2+ 33. Kh3 Rxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. Qxd4 Qxd4 35. exd4 Ne2 36. Bxe2 Rxe2) 30. Rbc1 $11 Rd7 {[#]} (30... Re7 $11) 31. Bg2 $2 {[#]} (31. Rf1 $1 $16 {is forced if you want to stay better. And now Bc6! would win.} Rxd4 32. Qxd4) 31... Rdd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (31... c3 $1 $17 {[%cal Rc3b2] keeps the pressure on.} 32. bxc3 Nxc3 33. Bxc3 (33. Qf2 $2 Rxd4 34. Rxc2 Qxf2+ 35. Rxf2 Ra4 $19) 33... Qxc3) 32. Rf1 $40 {[%csl Gf1][%cal Rf4f7][%mdl 128] White wants a kill.} Bf5 (32... Re7 $142) 33. Rxc4 c5 34. Be5 ({Not} 34. Rxa4 cxd4 35. e4 Qxf4 $11) 34... Nb6 35. Rxc5 Rd7 36. Bd4 Rd8 $2 (36... Rxd4 37. Qxd4 Qxe3+ 38. Qxe3 Rxe3 39. Rxa5 Nc4) 37. Rxf5 gxf5 38. Qxf5 {[%csl Gf1][%cal Rf5f7]} Rf8 39. Be4 Rxe4 40. Qxe4 Nc8 41. Qe5 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Brunello, Sabino"] [Black "Thorfinnsson, Bjorn"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A38"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2399"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 40,65,8,5,6,3,4,4,5,6,6,4,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0]} 1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. a3 Nf6 6. Rb1 a5 7. d3 O-O 8. Bd2 d6 9. Nf3 { [%cal Bg1f3,Bf3e1,Be1c2][%mdl 32]} Bd7 10. O-O Ne8 11. Ne1 Nc7 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 cxb4 15. Nxb4 Nxb4 16. Rxb4 b5 17. cxb5 {A38: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6} Nxb5 18. Nxb5 Rxb5 19. Rxb5 Bxb5 20. Qb3 Bd7 21. Rb1 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} (21. Qb7 Qc8 22. Qa7 Rd8 23. Bg5 Bf6 24. Bxf6 exf6 {1-0 (89) Kovalenko,I (2684)-Borisek,J (2565) chess.com INT 2017}) 21... Qc8 22. Rc1 Qb8 23. Qb7 Qxb7 24. Bxb7 Bg4 25. f3 Be6 26. Kf2 Rb8 27. Rc7 Bd4+ 28. Be3 Bxe3+ 29. Kxe3 Kf8 30. f4 $146 Ke8 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Kd8.} 31. Bf3 Rc8 32. Ra7 h5 33. Ra8 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Brunello, Sabino"] [Black "Thorfinnsson, Bjorn"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A38"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2399"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.03.08"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 40,65,8,7,10,7,9,8,9,10,10,4,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,5,0,3,3]} 1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. a3 Nf6 6. Rb1 a5 7. d3 O-O 8. Bd2 d6 9. Nf3 { [%cal Bg1f3,Bf3e1,Be1c2][%mdl 32]} Bd7 10. O-O Ne8 11. Ne1 Nc7 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 cxb4 15. Nxb4 Nxb4 16. Rxb4 b5 17. cxb5 {A38: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6} Nxb5 18. Nxb5 Rxb5 19. Rxb5 Bxb5 20. Qb3 Bd7 21. Rb1 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} (21. Qb7 Qc8 22. Qa7 Rd8 23. Bg5 Bf6 24. Bxf6 exf6 {1-0 (89) Kovalenko,I (2684)-Borisek,J (2565) chess.com INT 2017}) 21... Qc8 22. Rc1 Qb8 23. Qb7 Qxb7 24. Bxb7 Bg4 25. f3 Be6 26. Kf2 Rb8 27. Rc7 Bd4+ 28. Be3 Bxe3+ 29. Kxe3 Kf8 30. f4 $146 Ke8 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Kd8.} 31. Bf3 Rc8 32. Ra7 h5 33. Ra8 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "2"] [White "Brunello, Sabino"] [Black "Thorfinnsson, Bjorn"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A38"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2399"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.03.07"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 40,65,7,6,12,6,8,6,8,8,10,10,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,6,0,0,4]} 1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. a3 Nf6 6. Rb1 a5 7. d3 O-O 8. Bd2 d6 9. Nf3 { [%cal Bg1f3,Bf3e1,Be1c2][%mdl 32]} Bd7 10. O-O Ne8 11. Ne1 Nc7 12. Nc2 Rb8 13. b4 axb4 14. axb4 cxb4 15. Nxb4 Nxb4 16. Rxb4 b5 17. cxb5 {A38: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6} Nxb5 18. Nxb5 Rxb5 19. Rxb5 Bxb5 20. Qb3 Bd7 21. Rb1 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} (21. Qb7 Qc8 22. Qa7 Rd8 23. Bg5 Bf6 24. Bxf6 exf6 {1-0 (89) Kovalenko,I (2684)-Borisek,J (2565) chess.com INT 2017}) 21... Qc8 22. Rc1 Qb8 23. Qb7 Qxb7 24. Bxb7 Bg4 25. f3 Be6 26. Kf2 Rb8 27. Rc7 Bd4+ 28. Be3 Bxe3+ 29. Kxe3 Kf8 30. f4 $146 Ke8 {[#] White must now prevent ...Kd8.} 31. Bf3 Rc8 32. Ra7 h5 33. Ra8 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Nihal Sarin"] [Black "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2534"] [BlackElo "2369"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "111"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 21,111,-4,14,-26,-37,-41,8,-12,19,21,9,-20,-16,-18,-20,-70,-63,-44,-45, -82,-35,-30,-26,-28,-30,-22,-35,-27,-9,-9,-9,-9,38,40,77,56,50,61,56,34,93,93, 95,85,114,134,147,135,179,181,184,194,189,152,205,168,218,209,221,218,227,224, 198,203,227,229,225,217,211,196,241,217,315,229,333,319,777,746,729,700,652, 889,799,777,1191,1191,1211,1122,1647,1878,29963,11456]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Ndb5 Ne5 8. Bg2 a6 9. Qa4 Rb8 { A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} (9... Neg4 10. O-O Rb8 11. b4 axb5 12. Nxb5 Kd8 13. h3 Ne5 14. Bf4 d6 15. Qb3 Bd7 16. a4 Nxc4 17. Qxc4 Bxb5 18. Qxb5 Qxb5 19. axb5 {1/2-1/2 (56) Grandelius,N (2653) -Vachier Lagrave,M (2794) Germany 2018}) 10. Na3 Bc5 11. O-O O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} 12. Nc2 Qc7 13. Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Be3 d6 14. Rac1 Bd7 15. Qb3 Rfc8 16. Rfd1 Neg4 17. Bd4 Bxd4 18. Rxd4 {1/2-1/2 (41) Drozdowski,K (2475)-Stukopin,A (2558) Brownsville 2016}) 13... Nh5 (13... Be7 { feels hotter.} 14. Rfd1 d6 15. Ne3 Ng6 16. Bg5 b5) 14. Be3 (14. Bxe5 $5 Qxe5 15. Nb4 $11) 14... f5 15. Bxc5 Qxc5 16. Na3 b6 17. Rad1 Nf6 18. Qb3 Bb7 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. Qa4 Ra7 21. Nab5 Raa8 22. Nd6 $1 Ne8 23. Nxe8 Rfxe8 24. Qb3 Qc6 25. Rd4 Ra7 26. Rfd1 Nf7 27. Qa4 Re7 28. Qxc6 dxc6 29. Na4 Rab7 30. c5 bxc5 { [#]} (30... e5 $14 31. R4d2 b5) 31. Rc4 $1 $16 Rb4 {[#]} 32. Rdc1 $1 Reb7 33. b3 Rxc4 34. Rxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Rb5 35. Nxc5 ({Don't do} 35. Rxc5 $6 Nd8 $16) 35... Ne5 36. Rc2 Kf7 37. Nxa6 Rd5 (37... Ra5 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 38. Nb4 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 Ra1 40. Rc5 (40. Nxc6 $6 Nxc6 41. Rxc6 Rxa2 $16) 40... Kf6 41. f4 Ng4 42. h3 ({Don't play} 42. Nxc6 $6 Rxa2 43. h3 Rxe2+ 44. Kf1 Rc2 $16) 42... Ne3+ 43. Kf3 Nd5 44. Nxd5+ ({Stronger than} 44. Nxc6 Rf1+ 45. Kg2 Ne3+ 46. Kh2 Rf2+ 47. Kh1 Rxe2 $11) 44... cxd5 $18 {KR-KR} 45. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} g5 46. a5 h5 (46... Ra3 $142 47. Rb5 Ra2 48. fxg5+ Kxg5) 47. b4 Ra3+ (47... g4+ $142 48. hxg4 hxg4+ 49. Kf2 Ra2) 48. Kf2 h4 $2 (48... gxf4 49. gxf4 Ke7) 49. fxg5+ Kxg5 50. gxh4+ Kxh4 51. Rc6 Ra4 52. Rb6 f4 53. a6 e5 54. b5 {[%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6][%mdl 32]} e4 55. Rd6 Ra2 56. b6 { Precision: White = 86%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Nihal Sarin"] [Black "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2534"] [BlackElo "2369"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "111"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 20,111,0,0,0,-33,-38,-25,2,-21,6,16,4,-21,-20,-33,-22,-51,-58,-53,-67, -83,-37,-30,-33,-40,-42,-18,-12,-27,-14,-22,-11,-13,39,35,66,44,45,50,58,54,93, 85,91,85,162,164,141,159,195,198,201,171,186,150,207,164,213,211,237,220,239, 237,229,237,231,221,219,212,223,209,252,248,334,234,312,307,825,819,802,785, 888,879,829,733,1274,1247,1204,1210,2545,2274,29963,29965]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Ndb5 Ne5 8. Bg2 a6 9. Qa4 Rb8 { A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} (9... Neg4 10. O-O Rb8 11. b4 axb5 12. Nxb5 Kd8 13. h3 Ne5 14. Bf4 d6 15. Qb3 Bd7 16. a4 Nxc4 17. Qxc4 Bxb5 18. Qxb5 Qxb5 19. axb5 {1/2-1/2 (56) Grandelius,N (2653) -Vachier Lagrave,M (2794) Germany 2018}) 10. Na3 Bc5 11. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games } O-O {The position is equal.} 12. Nc2 Qc7 13. Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Be3 d6 14. Rac1 Bd7 15. Qb3 Rfc8 16. Rfd1 Neg4 17. Bd4 Bxd4 18. Rxd4 {1/2-1/2 (41) Drozdowski,K (2475)-Stukopin,A (2558) Brownsville 2016}) 13... Nh5 14. Be3 f5 15. Bxc5 Qxc5 16. Na3 b6 17. Rad1 Nf6 18. Qb3 Bb7 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. Qa4 Ra7 21. Nab5 Raa8 22. Nd6 $1 Ne8 23. Nxe8 Rfxe8 24. Qb3 Qc6 25. Rd4 Ra7 26. Rfd1 Nf7 ( 26... Rc8 $11) 27. Qa4 $14 Re7 28. Qxc6 dxc6 29. Na4 Rab7 30. c5 bxc5 31. Rc4 $1 Rb4 {[#]} 32. Rdc1 $1 Reb7 {[#]} (32... Rd7 $16) 33. b3 $1 $18 Rxc4 34. Rxc4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Rb5 35. Nxc5 ({Don't play} 35. Rxc5 $6 Nd8 $16) 35... Ne5 36. Rc2 Kf7 37. Nxa6 Rd5 (37... Ra5 $16) 38. Nb4 Rd1+ 39. Kg2 Ra1 40. Rc5 (40. Nxc6 $6 Nxc6 41. Rxc6 Rxa2 $16) 40... Kf6 41. f4 Ng4 42. h3 ({Don't do } 42. Rxc6 $6 Ne3+ 43. Kf3 Ng4 $16) 42... Ne3+ 43. Kf3 Nd5 44. Nxd5+ ({Not} 44. Nxc6 Rf1+ 45. Kg2 Ne3+ 46. Kh2 Rf2+ 47. Kh1 Rf1+ 48. Kh2 Rf2+ 49. Kh1 Rf1+ 50. Kh2 $11) 44... cxd5 {KR-KR} 45. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} g5 46. a5 h5 47. b4 Ra3+ 48. Kf2 h4 $2 (48... Ra4 49. fxg5+ Kxg5) 49. fxg5+ Kxg5 50. gxh4+ Kxh4 51. Rc6 Ra4 52. Rb6 f4 53. a6 e5 54. b5 {[%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6][%mdl 32]} e4 55. Rd6 Ra2 56. b6 {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Fenil, Shah"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2518"] [BlackElo "2346"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 17,103,22,34,41,30,0,8,-7,0,-45,-28,-27,-17,-24,-21,-16,-14,-22,-7,-20, -11,-20,-8,-7,0,-14,-12,-57,0,0,6,6,23,4,4,4,50,50,49,45,45,46,39,39,53,53,57, 57,57,50,50,50,57,50,50,50,50,50,53,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 Nf6 8. O-O h5 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (8... d6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Be3 Nd7 11. Na4 Be7 12. c4 Rb8 13. b3 c5 14. Nc3 O-O 15. g4 Ne5 16. g5 Nc6 17. f4 {0-1 (55) Kryvoruchko,Y (2689)-Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 9. Nf3 Bc5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Bf4 d6 {White is slightly better.} 11. Qe2 Ng4 12. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rad1 Nge5 13. Be3 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Ne5 15. Bxc5 Qxc5 16. Bg2 {0-1 (50) Wantiez,F (2329)-Malakhatko, V (2525) Cappelle-la-Grande 2016}) 12... Bd7 13. Nb1 Nd4 14. Nxd4 Bxd4 15. c3 Ba7 16. h3 Ne5 17. Nd2 Rc8 18. Be3 Bxe3 19. Qxe3 Qc5 20. Qxc5 Rxc5 21. f4 Nc4 22. Rf2 Rc7 (22... Nxb2 $15 23. Nb3 Nxa4 24. Nxc5 Nxc5) 23. e5 $11 d5 24. Nf3 Ne3 25. Nd4 Nxg2 26. Kxg2 g6 27. a5 Ke7 28. Kf3 Rc5 29. Ke3 Rhc8 30. Ra3 Rc4 31. Rf1 Ra4 32. Rxa4 Bxa4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 33. Ra1 Bd7 34. Ra3 Rc5 35. g4 hxg4 36. hxg4 Kf8 37. Kd3 Ke7 38. b3 (38. Ra1 $14) 38... Rc8 $11 { The position is equal.} 39. Ra1 Rh8 40. Nf3 Rh3 41. Ke2 {[#]} d4 $1 {[%mdl 512] } 42. c4 (42. cxd4 Bc6) 42... d3+ 43. Kf2 Bc6 44. Nd2 f5 45. exf6+ Kxf6 { [#] And now ...e5 would win.} 46. Re1 $1 g5 47. fxg5+ Kxg5 48. Rxe6 Rh2+ 49. Ke1 Rh1+ 50. Kf2 Rh2+ 51. Ke1 Rh1+ 52. Kf2 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Fenil, Shah"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2518"] [BlackElo "2346"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 17,103,14,22,26,26,6,8,-14,-4,-43,-25,-14,-18,-29,-10,-16,-12,-30,-12, -18,-10,-10,-12,-3,0,0,-7,-60,0,0,14,14,8,0,0,0,43,43,43,43,43,43,51,44,53,53, 53,53,53,52,52,52,54,52,52,52,52,52,59,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 Nf6 8. O-O h5 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (8... d6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Be3 Nd7 11. Na4 Be7 12. c4 Rb8 13. b3 c5 14. Nc3 O-O 15. g4 Ne5 16. g5 Nc6 17. f4 {0-1 (55) Kryvoruchko,Y (2689) -Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 9. Nf3 Bc5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Bf4 d6 { White has an edge.} 11. Qe2 Ng4 12. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rad1 Nge5 13. Be3 Nxf3+ 14. Bxf3 Ne5 15. Bxc5 Qxc5 16. Bg2 {0-1 (50) Wantiez,F (2329) -Malakhatko,V (2525) Cappelle-la-Grande 2016}) 12... Bd7 13. Nb1 Nd4 14. Nxd4 Bxd4 15. c3 Ba7 16. h3 Ne5 17. Nd2 Rc8 18. Be3 Bxe3 19. Qxe3 Qc5 20. Qxc5 Rxc5 21. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} Nc4 22. Rf2 (22. Nxc4 $11 Rxc4 23. a5) 22... Rc7 ({Black should try} 22... Nxb2 $15 23. Nb3 Nxa4 24. Nxc5 Nxc5) 23. e5 $11 d5 24. Nf3 Ne3 25. Nd4 Nxg2 26. Kxg2 g6 27. a5 Ke7 28. Kf3 Rc5 29. Ke3 Rhc8 30. Ra3 Rc4 31. Rf1 Ra4 32. Rxa4 Bxa4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 33. Ra1 Bd7 34. Ra3 Rc5 35. g4 hxg4 36. hxg4 Kf8 37. Kd3 Ke7 38. b3 ( 38. Ra1 $14) 38... Rc8 $11 {The position is equal.} 39. Ra1 Rh8 40. Nf3 Rh3 41. Ke2 {[#]} d4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 42. c4 (42. cxd4 Bc6) 42... d3+ 43. Kf2 Bc6 44. Nd2 f5 45. exf6+ Kxf6 {[#] aiming for ...e5.} 46. Re1 $1 g5 47. fxg5+ Kxg5 48. Rxe6 Rh2+ 49. Ke1 Rh1+ 50. Kf2 Rh2+ 51. Ke1 Rh1+ 52. Kf2 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Black "Bewersdorff, Oliver"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2312"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 13,85,0,0,-30,-31,-22,14,0,0,0,11,7,19,26,23,31,26,16,13,16,16,-9,64,68, 72,27,81,63,91,88,130,66,137,117,185,131,133,103,104,110,107,109,123,120,140, 121,251,256,243,137,203,201,229,181,187,182,241,222,234,207,206,172,179,147, 161,119,111,119,187,170,504,496,833,823]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. c4 c6 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 d5 7. Qb3 Qb6 {LiveBook: 397 Games} 8. Bd2 $146 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} ({Predecessor:} 8. Nc3 Bf5 9. Ne5 Be6 10. Qd1 dxc4 11. Na4 Qd8 12. Nc5 Qc8 13. Qc2 Bh3 14. Qxc4 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Nbd7 16. Ncd3 Nxe5 17. dxe5 Nd5 {1-0 (36) Nakamura,H (2787)-Kramnik,V (2800) Moscow 2018}) 8... dxc4 9. Qxc4 Be6 10. Qc2 {The position is equal.} Bf5 11. Qb3 Na6 12. Qa3 Qd8 13. Nc3 Ne4 14. Bf4 Nc7 15. Nh4 {[#] Bxc7 is the strong threat.} Nxc3 16. bxc3 Bg4 17. e4 Be2 (17... c5 $11) 18. Rfe1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Ba6 19. Nf3 Nb5 (19... c5 $11 {remains equal.}) 20. Qb3 Qa5 21. Rac1 Rad8 22. Nd2 (22. e5 $16) 22... Qa3 (22... e5 $14 23. dxe5 Nc7) 23. e5 $16 Rc8 (23... h5 $16 24. Be4 Kh7) 24. Ne4 (24. Qxa3 $18 Nxa3 25. c4) 24... b6 25. h4 Qxb3 26. axb3 Bb7 27. b4 h6 28. Be3 Rcd8 29. Red1 f6 (29... Nc7 $16) 30. c4 Nc7 31. f4 (31. exf6 $18 exf6 32. Nc3) 31... fxe5 (31... Ba8 $16 {was necessary.} 32. Kh2 a6) 32. dxe5 $18 ({But not} 32. fxe5 a6 $16) 32... Ne6 33. Ra1 Rxd1+ 34. Rxd1 {Hoping for Rd7.} Rd8 (34... Bc8 {was called for.} 35. Ra1 g5) 35. Ra1 Ra8 36. Nc3 g5 37. hxg5 hxg5 38. b5 ({And not} 38. fxg5 Bxe5 39. Ra3 Nd4 $11) 38... Nd8 39. Ne4 gxf4 40. gxf4 c5 (40... Bh6 $16 {keeps fighting.} 41. Ng3 c5) 41. Rd1 a6 $2 (41... Kf8 42. Kf2 Rb8) 42. bxa6 Bxa6 {[#]} (42... Bc6 $142 43. a7 Bh6) 43. Nf6+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 55%, Black = 25%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Black "Bewersdorff, Oliver"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2312"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 13,85,1,0,-39,-36,-18,0,0,5,-20,9,0,25,20,17,24,34,13,15,9,14,-8,83,83, 69,11,77,66,94,84,110,70,125,125,195,121,121,98,117,104,108,105,123,112,135, 132,260,265,243,138,222,218,230,168,175,158,246,228,214,186,200,193,192,189, 172,103,107,112,219,209,542,540,937,947]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. c4 c6 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 d5 7. Qb3 Qb6 {LiveBook: 396 Games} 8. Bd2 $146 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} ({Predecessor:} 8. Nc3 Rd8 9. h3 Bf5 10. Bf4 Na6 11. Qxb6 axb6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Nxd5 Rxd5 14. Be5 Bxe5 15. dxe5 Be4 16. Rfd1 Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Rxe5 {0-1 (68) Li,C (2732)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) Riadh 2017}) 8... dxc4 9. Qxc4 Be6 10. Qc2 {The position is equal.} Bf5 11. Qb3 Na6 12. Qa3 Qd8 13. Nc3 Ne4 14. Bf4 Nc7 15. Nh4 Nxc3 16. bxc3 Bg4 17. e4 Be2 (17... c5 $11 {remains equal.}) 18. Rfe1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Ba6 19. Nf3 ( 19. Qb4 $14) 19... Nb5 (19... c5 $1 $11) 20. Qb3 Qa5 21. Rac1 Rad8 22. Nd2 { Hoping for Nc4.} Qa3 (22... Nc7 $14) 23. e5 Rc8 {[#]} (23... h5 $16 24. Be4 Kh7 ) 24. Ne4 ({White should play} 24. Qxa3 $1 $18 Nxa3 25. c4) 24... b6 25. h4 Qxb3 26. axb3 Bb7 27. b4 h6 28. Be3 Rcd8 29. Red1 f6 (29... Nc7 $16 30. c4 Bc8) 30. c4 Nc7 {[#]} 31. f4 ({White should try} 31. exf6 $1 $18 exf6 32. Nc3) 31... fxe5 (31... Ba8 $16 32. Ra1 a6) 32. dxe5 $18 ({Much less strong is} 32. fxe5 $6 a6 $16) 32... Ne6 33. Ra1 Rxd1+ 34. Rxd1 {Threatens to win with Rd7.} Rd8 ( 34... Bc8 $16 35. Ra1 g5) 35. Ra1 Ra8 36. Nc3 g5 37. hxg5 hxg5 38. b5 ({And not } 38. fxg5 Bxe5 39. Ra3 Bxg3 $11) 38... Nd8 39. Ne4 (39. bxc6 $18 Nxc6 40. c5) 39... gxf4 $16 40. gxf4 c5 (40... Kf8 $16 41. Kf2 c5) 41. Rd1 $18 a6 $2 (41... Kf8 {is tougher.} 42. Kf2 Rb8 43. Nxc5 bxc5) 42. bxa6 Bxa6 {[#]} 43. Nf6+ $1 { [%mdl 512] Precision: White = 52%, Black = 22%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Cornette, Deimante"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2715"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 22,80,18,18,18,10,35,20,10,-30,-26,-32,-12,-25,-23,-24,-28,-101,-107, -97,-108,-118,-85,-85,-54,-92,-29,-34,-27,-39,-40,-25,0,0,0,0,7,-33,-31,-24, -22,-45,-18,-24,-20,-19,-15,-39,-51,-58,-22,-39,-31,-56,-58,-216,-223,-471, -479,-476,-491]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c4 Be7 7. d3 O-O {C84: Closed Ruy Lopez: Unusual White 6th moves} 8. h3 Nd7 9. Nc3 Nc5 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. d4 exd4 12. Nxd4 {LiveBook: 16 Games} Bd7 13. b3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 13. Bf4 Ne6 {1/2-1/2 (31) Kobalia,M (2596)-Jakovenko,D (2710) Sochi 2017}) 13... Re8 14. Re1 Bf6 15. Bb2 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} 16. Rb1 Be5 17. Qd2 Qf6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 18. Rbd1 Qg6 19. Kf1 {[#]} (19. Kh1 $11) 19... a4 $1 $17 20. b4 Ne6 21. Nde2 a3 22. Bc1 Reb8 23. Kg1 {With the idea f4.} Nf8 (23... Qf6 $17) 24. Kh1 $11 Qe6 25. f4 Bf6 26. c5 {[%cal Rc5d6]} Bh4 (26... Qc4 {keeps more tension.} 27. cxd6 cxd6 28. Rf1 Qxb4 29. Rf3 Qa5) 27. Rf1 Rxb4 {[%cal Bb8b4,Bb4c4,Bc4c5,Bc5a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 28. cxd6 cxd6 29. Qxd6 (29. Rf3 {looks sharper.} c5 30. Rd3 Bc6 31. Rxd6 Qc8 32. Qe3) 29... Qxd6 30. Rxd6 Be7 31. Rdd1 Rc4 32. Rf3 Be8 33. Rd4 Rc5 34. Nb1 Ne6 35. Rd2 Rca5 36. Rdd3 Ra4 37. Bxa3 c5 {Hoping for ...Bb5.} 38. Bc1 $2 { [#]} (38. Nec3 $15) 38... Bb5 $1 $19 ({Resist} 38... Rxa2 39. Nec3 $17) ({ Don't play} 38... Rxe4 39. Nbc3 $17) 39. Rd2 $2 (39. Nbc3 Bxd3 40. Rxd3) 39... Bxe2 $1 40. Rxe2 Nd4 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 62%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Kjartansson, Gudmundur"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B07"] [WhiteElo "2432"] [BlackElo "2677"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 17,75,24,13,6,0,0,0,4,10,5,11,0,31,-12,-12,-25,-22,-18,-25,-52,-44,-33, -44,-35,-22,-30,-40,-22,-24,-29,-21,-34,-10,-16,-8,-27,-19,-19,-19,-19,-19,-19, -19,-20,-9,-9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Qe2 e5 8. dxe5 Nxe5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. Be3 {B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems} (10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Qe8 12. Qe3 Nh5 13. Re1 Nf4 14. Bf1 b6 15. a4 Bb7 16. a5 f5 17. f3 fxe4 18. fxe4 {0-1 (29) Pomes Marcet,J (2378)-Strikovic,A (2520) Ortiguera 2003}) 10... Qe7 11. f3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nd2 Ng4 12. Rad1 h5 13. Nb3 Nxe3 14. Qxe3 Kh7 15. Qc5 Bf6 16. Qxe7 Bxe7 {1-0 (31) Heedt,T-Stoeber,M (2235) Cologne 1994}) 11... Nh5 12. g3 Bh3 13. Re1 Rad8 14. Na3 Kh8 15. Rad1 f5 16. exf5 gxf5 17. Qf2 {[#] Black must now prevent Bc5.} b6 18. f4 Bg4 19. Be2 exf4 20. Rxd8 Qxd8 21. Bxf4 Nxf4 22. Qxf4 Qe7 23. Kf2 Re8 24. Qd2 Qc5+ 25. Kg2 Qc6+ 26. Kf2 Bh3 { [%csl Gh3][%cal Rc6g2] [#]} 27. Bf1 $1 {The position is equal.} Qc5+ 28. Kf3 Rxe1 29. Qxe1 Bxf1 30. Qxf1 Qd5+ 31. Kf2 Bxc3 (31... Qxa2 {with more complications.} 32. Qe2 Qf7 33. Qd3 h5 34. Nb5 f4) 32. bxc3 Qxa2+ 33. Qe2 Qxa3 34. Qe5+ Kg8 {Strongly threatening ...Qc5+.} 35. Qd5+ Kg7 36. Qe5+ Kg6 37. Qe6+ Kg7 {Hoping for ...Qd6.} 38. Qe5+ {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Kjartansson, Gudmundur"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B07"] [WhiteElo "2432"] [BlackElo "2677"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 17,75,19,23,12,16,15,11,15,10,11,12,0,30,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-52,-30,-25,-17, -9,-16,-15,-16,-10,-14,-14,-11,-18,-16,-12,-12,-20,-18,-13,-13,-13,-8,-15,-18, -17,-18,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Qe2 e5 8. dxe5 Nxe5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. Be3 {B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems} (10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Qe8 12. Qe3 Nh5 13. Re1 Nf4 14. Bf1 b6 15. a4 Bb7 16. a5 f5 17. f3 fxe4 18. fxe4 { 0-1 (29) Pomes Marcet,J (2378)-Strikovic,A (2520) Ortiguera 2003}) 10... Qe7 11. f3 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11. Nd2 Ng4 12. Rad1 h5 13. Nb3 Nxe3 14. Qxe3 Kh7 15. Qc5 Bf6 16. Qxe7 Bxe7 { 1-0 (31) Heedt,T-Stoeber,M (2235) Cologne 1994}) 11... Nh5 12. g3 Bh3 13. Re1 Rad8 14. Na3 Kh8 15. Rad1 f5 16. exf5 gxf5 17. Qf2 {[#] Bc5 is the strong threat.} b6 18. f4 (18. Bc1 $11) 18... Bg4 (18... Nf6 {NOTEXT} 19. Nc4 Ng4 20. Qe2 Qe6 21. Bc2 Rxd1 22. Bxd1 Nxe3 23. Nxe3 exf4 24. gxf4 Rg8) 19. Be2 exf4 20. Rxd8 {The position is equal.} Qxd8 21. Bxf4 Nxf4 22. Qxf4 Qe7 23. Kf2 Re8 24. Qd2 Qc5+ 25. Kg2 Qc6+ 26. Kf2 Bh3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rc6g2] [#]} 27. Bf1 $1 Qc5+ 28. Kf3 Rxe1 29. Qxe1 Bxf1 30. Qxf1 Qd5+ 31. Kf2 Bxc3 (31... Qxa2 {NOTEXT} 32. Qe2 Qf7 33. Qd3 h5 34. Kg2 Kh7) 32. bxc3 {Black must now prevent Nc4.} Qxa2+ 33. Qe2 Qxa3 34. Qe5+ Kg8 {Threatens to win with ...Qc5+.} 35. Qd5+ Kg7 36. Qe5+ Kg6 {aiming for ...Qc5+.} 37. Qe6+ Kg7 {And now ...Qd6 would win.} 38. Qe5+ {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 85%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Loiseau, Quentin"] [Black "Adly, Ahmed"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B29"] [WhiteElo "2427"] [BlackElo "2643"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 16,89,39,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,0,0,0,0,7,16,32,0,0,-2,-12,-20,-14,-13,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,13,17,29,14,30,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,22,22,209,213,430,249, 249,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 Nxc3 5. dxc3 Nc6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bf4 Qc7 {B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} (7... Qb6 8. Nd2 Qxb2 9. Ne4 Qb6 10. Qg4 Na5 11. Be2 Qb2 12. O-O Qxc2 13. Qf3 Qa4 14. Rab1 a6 15. Rfd1 {1-0 (27) Amin,B (2693)-Gordievsky,D (2622) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 8. Qe2 h6 9. O-O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games} a6 10. Nd2 b5 11. Bd3 c4 12. Be4 Bb7 13. Bxc6 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 13. Rhe1 O-O-O 14. Bg3 d5 15. exd6 Bxd6 {1/2-1/2 (25) Podvoysky,E (2199)-Dolgov,I (2389) LSS email 2012}) 13... Bxc6 14. Ne4 Qb7 15. Rd4 Bxe4 16. Rxe4 Bc5 17. Bg3 O-O 18. Bh4 d5 19. exd6 $1 Bxd6 20. Rd1 Be7 21. Bxe7 Qxe7 22. Red4 Rfd8 23. g3 Rxd4 24. Rxd4 Rd8 25. Rxd8+ Qxd8 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} 26. h4 Qd5 27. b3 f5 28. Qe3 Qd6 29. Kb2 e5 30. b4 Kf7 31. Qe2 Kf6 {[#]} 32. a4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qd5 (32... bxa4 33. Qxc4) 33. a5 f4 34. Qg4 Qe6 35. Qf3 g5 $2 {[#]} (35... Qd6 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 36. Qh5 $18 Kf5 $2 (36... Ke7 {was called for.} 37. hxg5 hxg5) 37. hxg5 (37. g4+ $142 Ke4 38. hxg5 hxg5 39. Qxg5) 37... hxg5 38. Qh3+ $2 (38. g4+ $18 Kf6 39. Qh6+ Ke7 40. Qxg5+ Kf7 41. f3) 38... g4 $11 {The position is equal. } 39. Qh7+ Qg6 40. Qd7+ Kg5 41. Qd8+ Qf6 42. Qg8+ Kf5 43. Qc8+ Qe6 44. Qf8+ Ke4 45. Qa8+ {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 48%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "2"] [White "Loiseau, Quentin"] [Black "Adly, Ahmed"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B29"] [WhiteElo "2427"] [BlackElo "2643"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2018.03.07"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,89,43,2,8,13,10,0,0,13,30,-5,0,7,0,0,18,26,14,3,7,0,-2,-4,-7,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,26,25,32,8,33,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,27,27,205,178,485,264, 241,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 Nxc3 5. dxc3 Nc6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bf4 Qc7 {B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} (7... Qb6 8. Nd2 Qxb2 9. Ne4 Qb6 10. Qg4 Na5 11. Be2 Qb2 12. O-O Qxc2 13. Qf3 Qa4 14. Rab1 a6 15. Rfd1 {1-0 (27) Amin,B (2693)-Gordievsky,D (2622) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 8. Qe2 h6 9. O-O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games} a6 10. Nd2 b5 11. Bd3 c4 12. Be4 Bb7 13. Bxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Rhe1 O-O-O 14. Bg3 d5 15. exd6 Bxd6 {1/2-1/2 (25) Podvoysky,E (2199)-Dolgov,I (2389) LSS email 2012}) 13... Bxc6 14. Ne4 Qb7 15. Rd4 Bxe4 16. Rxe4 Bc5 17. Bg3 O-O 18. Bh4 d5 19. exd6 $1 Bxd6 20. Rd1 Be7 21. Bxe7 Qxe7 22. Red4 Rfd8 23. g3 Rxd4 24. Rxd4 Rd8 25. Rxd8+ Qxd8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} 26. h4 Qd5 27. b3 f5 28. Qe3 Qd6 29. Kb2 e5 30. b4 Kf7 31. Qe2 Kf6 32. a4 Qd5 33. a5 f4 34. Qg4 Qe6 35. Qf3 g5 $2 {[#]} (35... Qd6 $11) 36. Qh5 $18 Kf5 $2 (36... Ke7 {is tougher.}) 37. hxg5 (37. g4+ $142 Ke4 38. hxg5 hxg5 39. Qxg5) 37... hxg5 38. Qh3+ $2 ({White must play} 38. g4+ $18 Kf6 39. Qh6+ Ke7 40. Qxg5+ Kf7 41. Qh5+ Kf8 42. g5) 38... g4 $11 {The position is equal.} 39. Qh7+ Qg6 40. Qd7+ Kg5 41. Qd8+ Qf6 42. Qg8+ Kf5 43. Qc8+ Qe6 44. Qf8+ Ke4 45. Qa8+ {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 39%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Bick, Gabriel"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2416"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 14,60,19,2,12,10,17,12,25,0,0,-13,-13,-13,-15,-35,-1,-4,-3,-20,0,-30, -14,-31,-23,-75,-75,-72,-73,-76,-81,-81,-75,-75,-82,-76,-68,-85,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a5 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} (6... a6 7. a4 O-O 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Rxe6 12. b4 Ba7 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Nf1 d5 15. Ng3 Rd8 16. exd5 Qxd5 {1/2-1/2 (63) Carlsen,M (2834)-Kramnik,V (2787) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 7. Nbd2 O-O 8. h3 {LiveBook: 27 Games} Bd7 9. a4 Ne7 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9... h6 10. Re1 Be6 11. Bb5 Na7 12. Bc4 Nc6 13. Bb5 Na7 14. Bc4 Nc6 {1/2-1/2 (14) Antoniewski,R (2540)-Predojevic,B (2640) Austria 2017}) 10. Re1 c6 11. d4 exd4 12. cxd4 Bb4 13. Bb3 d5 14. e5 Ne8 {[%cal Bf6e8,Be8c7,Bc7e6] [%mdl 32]} 15. Re2 Nc7 16. Nf1 Ne6 17. Ng3 Ng6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 18. Nh5 Nh4 19. Nf6+ (19. Ne1 $11) 19... gxf6 $17 20. Nxh4 fxe5 21. Nf5 e4 22. Rxe4 dxe4 23. Bxe6 {[#] Intending Qg4+ and mate.} Kh8 $1 (23... fxe6 24. Qg4+ Kf7 25. Qh5+ Kg8 26. Qg4+ Kf7 27. Qh5+ Kg8 28. Qg4+ $16) 24. Qg4 { [%csl Gf5][%cal Rg4g7]} Rg8 25. Qxe4 {[#] Bxd7 is the strong threat.} Bxe6 ( 25... Rg6 $1 $17 {[%cal Rg6e6]} 26. Bxd7 (26. Bxf7 $2 Bxf5 27. Qxf5 Rf6 $19) 26... Qxd7) 26. Qe5+ $11 {The position is equal.} f6 27. Qxe6 Rg6 (27... Re8 $5 28. Qf7 $8 Re1+ 29. Kh2 Qf8 $11) 28. Nh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4g6]} Rg8 {Threatens to win with ...Re8.} ({Don't play} 28... Qxd4 $6 29. Nxg6+ hxg6 30. Be3 $16) 29. Nf5 Rg6 (29... Re8 $5 30. Qf7 $8 Re1+ 31. Kh2 Qf8 $11) 30. Nh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4g6] } Rg8 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 69%.} ({Reject} 30... Qxd4 $6 31. Nxg6+ hxg6 32. Be3 $16) 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Thavandiran, Shiyam"] [Black "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B44"] [WhiteElo "2399"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 17,80,22,38,21,18,18,14,6,25,0,25,18,12,15,33,29,46,41,41,29,40,12,14, -16,0,-64,-65,-113,-78,-86,-77,-84,-84,-81,-86,-50,-71,-279,-152,-175,-168, -157,-152,-157,-182,-168,-162,-181,-94,-100,-96,-277,-207,-281,-253,-279,-261, -308,-259,-470,-473,-457,-452,-684,-640]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 a6 7. N5c3 Nf6 8. Be2 Be7 9. O-O O-O {LiveBook: 114 Games} 10. Bf4 {B44: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nb5} b6 11. Nd2 Bb7 12. Re1 {The position is equal.} Rc8 13. Bf1 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Qc7 14. Rc1 Qb8 15. a3 Rfd8 16. b4 Ne5 17. Bg3 Ng6 18. f4 Nd7 19. Nf3 Bf6 20. f5 Nge5 21. fxe6 fxe6 { 1-0 (73) Spraggett,K (2586)-Ivanov,J (2409) Seville 2010}) 14. a3 Ne5 15. Rc1 Qc7 16. b4 Qb8 17. h3 Bd8 18. Bh2 Bc7 19. f4 Ng6 20. Nf3 Qa8 {[%cal Rb7e4]} 21. Bd3 (21. Qd4 $11) 21... Red8 $1 $15 22. Nd2 d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5c4][%mdl 32]} 23. e5 {[#]} dxc4 $1 24. Bxg6 hxg6 25. exf6 Bxg2 {White must now prevent ...b5. } 26. Qe2 Bxh3 {Hoping for ...b5.} 27. Qf3 $2 (27. b5 $17) 27... Qxf3 (27... Rxd2 $19 28. Qxh3 Rcd8 29. Rxe6 R8d3) 28. Nxf3 $17 gxf6 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is out for blood.} 29. Ne4 {[#]} b5 $1 30. Nxf6+ Kg7 31. Ne4 Rd3 {[%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 32. Rc3 Rcd8 ({Better is} 32... Bb6+ $19 33. Kh1 Rcd8) 33. Re3 {White wants to play Rexd3.} Rd1+ 34. Re1 $2 (34. Kf2 $17 { only move.}) 34... Bf5 35. Nc5 Rxe1+ 36. Nxe1 Rd1 37. Bg3 Bd8 38. Nxa6 $2 (38. Re3 {is a better defense.}) 38... Bf6 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 39. Rf3 { Now Nc7 and White clings on.} Bd4+ 40. Kh2 (40. Kg2 $142 Be4 41. Bf2) 40... Be4 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 52%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Thavandiran, Shiyam"] [Black "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B44"] [WhiteElo "2399"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 23,80,26,16,0,10,0,14,3,37,30,39,36,37,46,39,10,25,-25,0,-60,-39,-127, -93,-97,-97,-97,-97,-80,-97,-78,-76,-283,-146,-141,-140,-145,-149,-148,-140, -147,-153,-160,-96,-112,-104,-265,-171,-265,-272,-261,-243,-315,-274,-448,-458, -453,-439,-648,-631]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 a6 7. N5c3 Nf6 8. Be2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bf4 {B44: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nb5} b6 11. Nd2 Bb7 12. Re1 Rc8 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 13. Bf1 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor: } 13... Qc7 14. Rc1 Qb8 15. a3 Rfd8 16. b4 Ne5 17. Bg3 Ng6 18. f4 Nd7 19. Nf3 Bf6 20. f5 Nge5 21. fxe6 fxe6 {1-0 (73) Spraggett,K (2586)-Ivanov,J (2409) Seville 2010}) 14. a3 Ne5 15. Rc1 Qc7 16. b4 Qb8 17. h3 Bd8 18. Bh2 Bc7 19. f4 Ng6 20. Nf3 Qa8 {[%cal Rb7e4]} 21. Bd3 (21. Nd2 $11) 21... Red8 $15 22. Nd2 ( 22. Qe2 $15) 22... d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5c4][%mdl 32]} 23. e5 {[#]} dxc4 $1 24. Bxg6 hxg6 25. exf6 Bxg2 26. Qe2 Bxh3 {White must now prevent ...b5.} 27. Qf3 $2 (27. b5 $17 {was forced.}) 27... Qxf3 ({Black should try} 27... Rxd2 $19 28. Qxh3 Rcd8) 28. Nxf3 $17 gxf6 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is out for blood.} 29. Ne4 { [#]} b5 $1 30. Nxf6+ Kg7 31. Ne4 Rd3 {[%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 32. Rc3 Rcd8 (32... Bb6+ $142 33. Kh1 Rcd8 34. Rxd3 Rxd3) 33. Re3 {Threatening Rexd3.} Rd1+ 34. Re1 $2 (34. Kf2 $17) 34... Bf5 35. Nc5 (35. Ng3 {was worth a try.}) 35... Rxe1+ $19 36. Nxe1 Rd1 37. Bg3 Bd8 38. Nxa6 $2 ( 38. Kg2 {is a better defense.}) 38... Bf6 {Black is clearly winning.} 39. Rf3 { Now Nc7 and White clings on.} Bd4+ 40. Kh2 (40. Kg2 $142 Be4 41. Nc5) 40... Be4 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 52%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Kavutskiy, Konstantin"] [Black "Can, Emre"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2383"] [BlackElo "2603"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 13,92,0,0,-24,-16,-17,0,-7,0,-2,0,-2,0,4,12,-20,-24,-14,-17,-24,-20,-64, -55,-55,-67,-62,-55,-67,-59,-71,-60,-63,-50,-65,-50,-64,-58,-60,-58,-65,-64, -60,-41,-81,-87,-98,-63,-77,-70,-97,-91,-92,-82,-91,-71,-75,-33,-34,-34,-33, -53,-51,-30,-30,-14,-14,0,-30,-30,-30,-16,-17,-14,-20,-14,-18,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bf4 {D38: Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} Ne4 7. Rc1 (7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. Rc1 O-O 9. g3 g5 10. Be3 f5 11. Bg2 f4 12. gxf4 Bxc3+ 13. bxc3 gxf4 {0-1 (21) Svidler,P (2768)-Mamedyarov,S (2804) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 7... Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6e7, Be7c8,Bc8d6][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 15 Games} 8. g3 Bf5 9. Bd2 $146 ({Predecessor: } 9. Qb3 a5 10. a3 a4 11. Qa2 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Na5 13. Nd2 Nxd2 14. Bxd2 { 0-1 (30) Glud,J (2531)-Hammer,J (2677) Helsingor 2015}) 9... O-O 10. Bg2 Re8 11. O-O Nxd2 12. Qxd2 Ne7 13. a3 Bxc3 14. Qxc3 c6 15. Rfe1 Nc8 16. Ne5 Nd6 17. Qb3 Qb6 18. Qxb6 axb6 19. g4 Be6 20. h3 f6 21. Nd3 Bf7 22. e3 Nc4 23. Re2 h5 24. Bf3 hxg4 25. hxg4 g5 26. Nb4 Kg7 27. Kg2 Re7 28. Kg3 Nd6 29. Ree1 Rae8 30. Kg2 Bg6 31. Be2 Be4+ 32. Kg3 Rh8 33. Nxc6 bxc6 34. Rxc6 Nc4 {...Kg6 is the strong threat.} 35. f3 $1 Bg6 36. Bxc4 dxc4 37. Rxc4 Bf7 38. Rc6 b5 39. e4 {[#] } b4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 40. Rec1 (40. axb4 Rb8) 40... bxa3 41. bxa3 Ra8 42. R1c3 { The position is equal.} Rea7 43. Rb6 $1 Rxa3 44. Rcc6 Ra1 45. Rxf6 {[#] Hoping for Rf5.} R8a2 {And now ...Rg1+ would win.} 46. Rf5 $1 {[%cal Rf5g5]} Rg1+ { Precision: White = 60%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Unuk, Laura"] [Black "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A89"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 23,64,6,2,0,0,0,0,0,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,5,61,55,64,62,62,50,64,0,0,0,0, -146,-45,-38,-36,-35,0,-1185,-1119,-29991,-29992,-29992,-29993,-29994,-29995]} 1. Nf3 f5 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 d6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. d5 Ne5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. e4 f4 11. gxf4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Nxe4 {LiveBook: 10 Games. A89: Dutch Defence: Leningrad System: 5 Nf3 0-0 6 0-0 d6 7 Nc3 Nc6} 13. Ne2 ( 13. Qc1 e5 14. Be3 Nd6 15. Bg5 Qe8 16. Nb5 Rf7 17. Nxd6 cxd6 18. c5 dxc5 19. Qxc5 b6 20. Qc4 {1-0 (29) Simutowe,A (2421)-Nakamura,H (2647) Cherry Hill 2007} ) 13... Bf5 14. Nd4 e5 {The position is equal.} 15. Nxf5 gxf5 16. Bxe4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Be3 Nd6 17. Qe2 f4 18. Bc5 b6 19. Bxd6 cxd6 20. Be4 {1/2-1/2 (39) Garcia Vicente,N (2265)-Oms Fuentes,L (2165) Pontevedra 2004}) 16... exf4 17. Bf3 Qh4 18. Re1 Bxb2 19. Rb1 Bc3 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 20. Re6 Rf7 (20... Kh8 $11) 21. Qd3 $14 Bf6 22. Rxb7 {aiming for d6.} Qh3 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Rg7+.} 23. Qe2 {And now d6 would win.} Kh8 24. Re8+ (24. Rb1 $14) 24... Rxe8 $11 25. Qxe8+ Kg7 26. Bg2 {[#]} (26. Rb8 Qxf3 27. Qe1 (27. Qg8+ $2 Kh6 $19) 27... Kh6 $19) (26. Qe2 $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.}) 26... Qg4 ({Black should try} 26... Qh5 $1 $17 {[%cal Rh5d1] ...Qd1+ is the strong threat.} 27. Qe1 Re7) 27. h3 $1 $15 {[%cal Rh3g4]} Qd1+ 28. Bf1 $1 Re7 29. Qb5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29. Qc8 $11 Re1 30. Qxc7+ (30. Rxc7+ Be7 $11) 30... Be7 31. Qxe7+ Rxe7 32. Rxe7+ Kg6 33. Rxa7) 29... Kh6 $19 { ( -> ...Rg7+)} 30. Qb1 Rg7+ {Black mates.} 31. Kh2 Qd2 32. Bg2 f3 {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 65%.} (32... Qxf2 $2 33. Qf1 $19) 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Cummings, David H."] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A31"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 19,92,70,61,41,45,46,49,31,43,24,35,21,29,0,71,78,72,70,66,28,47,24,150, 137,243,-39,-41,-29,-14,-14,-14,-15,-12,-34,0,0,0,-13,-13,-15,-20,-16,-22,-14, 0,0,0,0,0,-4,-27,-14,-7,-24,-21,-81,-8,-11,0,0,0,1,49,56,65,0,0,0,59,0,0,0,55, 0,0]} 1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 Bb7 3. e4 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Nc6 7. Be3 Qb8 8. Qd2 Nf6 9. f3 Bc5 10. O-O-O O-O 11. Nxc6 $146 {A31: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4} ({Predecessor:} 11. Be2 Rd8 12. Bf4 Qc8 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. e5 Ne8 15. Bg5 f6 16. exf6 Nxf6 17. Bd3 Be7 18. Kb1 a6 {1-0 (41) Karpov,A (2725) -Adams,M (2630) Dos Hermanas 1993}) 11... Bxc6 12. Bf4 Qb7 13. e5 {White is slightly better.} Nh5 14. Be3 f6 15. exf6 Nxf6 16. Bd3 a6 {[#]} (16... Bxe3 $11 17. Qxe3 Qc7) 17. Bxc5 $1 $16 bxc5 18. Rhe1 Rab8 19. Ne4 Bxe4 20. Bxe4 d5 ( 20... Qc7 $11) 21. cxd5 Rfd8 (21... c4 $16) 22. Qc2 $2 (22. dxe6 $18 Qc7 23. Qe3) 22... exd5 $15 23. Bf5 Qc7 24. g4 Kh8 25. Kb1 d4 26. Be6 Nd5 27. Bxd5 $1 Rxd5 28. Re6 Rdd8 29. Qe2 Qf7 30. Re7 Qg6+ 31. Ka1 h6 32. Qe5 d3 33. h4 { [%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} c4 34. h5 Qg5 35. Qxg5 hxg5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 36. Re4 Rbc8 37. Re5 (37. Kb1 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 37... Re8 ({Black should try} 37... Rf8 $17) 38. Rxg5 Re2 {[#] aiming for ... Rce8.} 39. Rd5 $1 Rc2 40. b3 c3 41. R5xd3 Kh7 $1 42. Kb1 Rb2+ 43. Ka1 {Rxc3! is the strong threat.} Rc2 44. Kb1 (44. Rd7 $14) 44... Rb2+ 45. Ka1 (45. Kc1 $11 Rxa2 46. Rd8) 45... Rc2 $14 46. Re3 (46. Re1 $14) 46... Rd8 $1 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Cummings, David H."] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A31"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 19,92,54,63,44,48,39,68,29,37,30,41,36,28,0,77,75,65,65,58,37,29,10,143, 133,259,-28,-54,-56,-17,-21,-26,-28,-20,-22,0,0,0,-17,-14,-26,-26,-25,-25,-18, 0,0,0,0,0,-8,-10,-9,-18,-22,-32,-56,-43,-18,0,0,0,0,53,66,76,0,0,0,83,0,0,0,77, 0,0]} 1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 Bb7 3. e4 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Nc6 7. Be3 Qb8 8. Qd2 Nf6 9. f3 Bc5 10. O-O-O O-O 11. Nxc6 $146 {A31: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4} ({Predecessor:} 11. Be2 Rd8 12. Bf4 Qc8 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. e5 Ne8 15. Bg5 f6 16. exf6 Nxf6 17. Bd3 Be7 18. Kb1 a6 {1-0 (41) Karpov,A (2725) -Adams,M (2630) Dos Hermanas 1993}) 11... Bxc6 12. Bf4 Qb7 13. e5 {White is slightly better.} Nh5 14. Be3 f6 15. exf6 Nxf6 16. Bd3 a6 {[#]} (16... Bxe3 $11 {remains equal.} 17. Qxe3 Qc7) 17. Bxc5 $1 $16 bxc5 18. Rhe1 Rab8 19. Ne4 Bxe4 20. Bxe4 d5 (20... Qc7 $11) 21. cxd5 Rfd8 (21... c4 $16 {is a better defense.}) 22. Qc2 $2 {[#]} (22. dxe6 $18 Qb6 23. Qc3) 22... exd5 $11 23. Bf5 Qc7 24. g4 Kh8 25. Kb1 d4 26. Be6 Nd5 27. Bxd5 $1 Rxd5 28. Re6 Rdd8 29. Qe2 Qf7 30. Re7 Qg6+ 31. Ka1 h6 32. Qe5 d3 33. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} c4 34. h5 Qg5 35. Qxg5 hxg5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 36. Re4 Rbc8 37. Re5 Re8 38. Rxg5 Re2 39. Rd5 $1 Rc2 40. b3 c3 (40... cxb3 $1 $11 41. axb3 Rf2) 41. R5xd3 $14 { g5 is the strong threat.} Kh7 $1 42. Kb1 Rb2+ $1 43. Ka1 {aiming for Rxc3!} Rc2 44. Kb1 (44. Re1 $16) 44... Rb2+ $11 45. Ka1 ({Better is} 45. Kc1 $11 Rxa2 46. Rd8) 45... Rc2 $16 46. Re3 (46. f4 $16) 46... Rd8 $1 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Midoux, Sebastien"] [Black "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C07"] [WhiteElo "2319"] [BlackElo "2544"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 23,120,23,19,11,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,-22,-22,-46,-35,-31,-30,-63,-61,-66,-24, -26,-24,-23,-31,-33,-29,-66,-35,-41,-42,-68,-40,-63,-60,-63,-53,-65,0,-61,-62, -50,-38,-43,-47,-150,-156,-162,-91,-100,-108,-103,-77,-74,-41,-66,-39,-39,-39, -39,-39,-39,-39,-39,-21,-67,-40,-64,-32,-78,-81,-80,-80,-77,-77,-77,-66,-72, -32,-114,-91,-237,-235,-234,-218,-212,-165,-173,-131,-503,-501,-495,-449,-1660, -1770,-2842,-2393,-1697,-1667]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 Bd6 {C07: French Tarrasch: 3...c5, 4 Ngf3 and 4 exd5 Qxd5} 9. Qe2 Ne7 10. O-O Ng6 11. Nf3 Nf4 12. Bxf4 Bxf4 { LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. c4 O-O {[#]} 14. cxd5 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 14. exd5) 14... cxd5 15. exd5 exd5 16. Bc2 Qf6 17. Qd3 {[%csl Gc2][%cal Rd3h7]} (17. Rad1 {NOTEXT} g6 18. Bb3 Rae8 19. Qd3 Qxb2 20. Qa6) 17... g6 18. Qd4 Qxd4 19. Nxd4 Rab8 20. Bb3 a5 21. Rfe1 Rfe8 (21... a4 $5 {[%cal Ra4b3]} 22. Re7 Bc8 23. Bxd5 Rxb2 $15) 22. Rxe8+ Bxe8 23. Re1 Kf8 24. g3 Bg5 25. Bxd5 Bf6 26. Nf3 Rxb2 27. Rd1 a4 28. Ne1 Bb5 29. Nd3 Rc2 30. Nb4 Rb2 31. Nd3 Re2 32. Nf4 Rc2 33. h4 Kg7 34. Ng2 (34. Rb1 $15 Bb2 35. Rd1) 34... Be2 $17 35. Rb1 {[#]} Bb2 ({Black should play} 35... Rd2 $1 $19 { [%cal Rd2d5]} 36. Ne3 Bd4) 36. Nf4 Ba6 37. Rd1 Ba3 38. Nd3 h5 39. Kg2 Kf6 40. Ne1 Re2 41. Nf3 Bc5 42. Rd2 $1 Rxd2 43. Nxd2 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame Strongly threatening Ne4+. KBB-KBN} Ke7 44. f3 f6 45. g4 Bb4 46. Ne4 hxg4 47. fxg4 f5 48. gxf5 gxf5 49. Ng5 Kd6 50. Bf7 Ke5 51. Nf3+ (51. a3 $1 $15 Bb7+ 52. Kh3 Bxa3 53. Be8) 51... Ke4 52. Be8 {[#]} (52. a3 $17 Bxa3 53. Be8) 52... a3 $1 $19 { Threatens to win with ...Ke3.} 53. Bc6+ Ke3 {White must now prevent ...Bc4.} 54. Bd5 Bf8 55. h5 Bd3 56. Ng5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (56. Ne5 $17 {is tougher.}) 56... Be2 {Black is clearly winning.} 57. Nf3 {If White can now play Nh4 this consolidates a bit.} f4 58. Bc6 (58. h6 $142 Bxh6 59. Ne1) 58... Bc4 59. Ne1 Kd2 60. Nf3+ Kc3 {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 37%, Black = 68%. . An unexpected result.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "Midoux, Sebastien"] [Black "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C07"] [WhiteElo "2319"] [BlackElo "2544"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 23,120,20,19,13,17,0,0,0,-5,-4,-6,-20,-21,-40,-42,-37,-36,-63,-70,-71, -27,-34,-32,-29,-31,-33,-22,-56,-59,-52,-52,-48,-46,-55,-56,-55,-53,-53,0,-54, -57,-51,-51,-56,-57,-174,-166,-137,-83,-105,-93,-90,-78,-79,-34,-62,-31,-36, -31,-31,-31,-37,-31,-35,-24,-49,-39,-54,-42,-84,-84,-84,-84,-84,-83,-81,-87, -80,-31,-120,-100,-314,-314,-314,-314,-304,-187,-175,-159,-568,-564,-518,-377, -4779,-3557,-4593,-3966,-2112,-1939]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 Bd6 {C07: French Tarrasch: 3...c5, 4 Ngf3 and 4 exd5 Qxd5} 9. Qe2 Ne7 10. O-O Ng6 11. Nf3 Nf4 12. Bxf4 Bxf4 { LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. c4 {Hoping for exd5.} O-O {[#]} 14. cxd5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. exd5) 14... cxd5 15. exd5 exd5 16. Bc2 Qf6 17. Qd3 {[%csl Gc2][%cal Rd3h7] [#]} (17. Rad1 {is more complex.} g6 18. Bb3 Rae8 19. Qd3 Qxb2 20. Qxd5 Be6 21. Qb7) 17... g6 18. Qd4 Qxd4 19. Nxd4 Rab8 20. Bb3 a5 21. Rfe1 Rfe8 (21... a4 $5 {[%cal Ra4b3]} 22. Bxd5 Rxb2 $15) 22. Rxe8+ Bxe8 23. Re1 Kf8 24. g3 Bg5 25. Bxd5 Bf6 26. Nf3 Rxb2 27. Rd1 a4 28. Ne1 Bb5 29. Nd3 Rc2 30. Nb4 Rb2 31. Nd3 Re2 32. Nf4 Rc2 33. h4 Kg7 34. Ng2 (34. Kg2 $15) 34... Be2 $19 35. Rb1 Bb2 (35... Rd2 $142 36. Ne3 Bd4) 36. Nf4 Ba6 37. Rd1 Ba3 38. Nd3 h5 39. Kg2 Kf6 40. Ne1 Re2 41. Nf3 Bc5 42. Rd2 $1 Rxd2 43. Nxd2 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} Ke7 44. f3 f6 45. g4 Bb4 46. Ne4 hxg4 47. fxg4 f5 48. gxf5 gxf5 49. Ng5 Kd6 50. Bf7 Ke5 51. Nf3+ (51. a3 $1 $15 Bb7+ 52. Kh3 Bxa3 53. Be8) 51... Ke4 52. Be8 $2 {[#]} (52. a3 $17 Bxa3 53. Ng5+ Kf4 54. Be8) 52... a3 $1 $19 53. Bc6+ Ke3 {Threatens to win with ...Bc4.} 54. Bd5 Bf8 55. h5 Bd3 56. Ng5 $2 (56. Ne5 $17) 56... Be2 57. Nf3 {If White can now play Nh4 this consolidates a bit.} f4 58. Bc6 $2 (58. h6 Bxh6 59. Ne1) 58... Bc4 {Black is clearly winning.} 59. Ne1 Kd2 60. Nf3+ Kc3 {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 39%, Black = 80%. . An unexpected result.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "Kantorik, Marian"] [Black "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B06"] [WhiteElo "2313"] [BlackElo "2535"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 12,92,42,28,61,33,33,35,44,33,40,30,47,42,38,42,43,35,47,20,39,24,41,21, 26,23,50,-7,-7,-42,-50,-102,-114,-123,-106,-99,-91,-95,-106,-131,-72,-58,-66, -85,-85,-106,-106,-106,-106,-176,-128,-128,-120,-178,-163,-156,-151,-138,-138, -302,-283,-354,-324,-304,-322,-464,-464,-468,-463,-653,-601,-916,-907,-808, -750,-1668,-1125,-1338,-1253,-12840,-12840,-12841,-12843]} 1. d4 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. a4 Nf6 6. f3 Nbd7 {B06: Modern Defence} (6... c6 7. Qd2 h5 8. Bd3 a5 9. Nge2 Na6 10. O-O O-O 11. Kh1 e5 12. Bc4 Nb4 13. Bb3 Qc7 14. Bh6 {1/2-1/2 (70) Radjabov,T (2745)-Nakamura,H (2775) Stavanger 2013}) 7. Qd2 { LiveBook: 5 Games} b6 8. Bh6 Bxh6 {White is slightly better.} 9. Qxh6 e5 10. d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. Bc4 Qe7 12. Nge2 O-O-O 13. d5 a5 14. b4 axb4 {1-0 (30) Bersamina,P (2325)-Zhou,G (2206) Bangkok 2014}) 10... Qe7 11. Bc4 Qf8 12. Qe3 (12. Qd2 {keeps more tension.} h5 13. Nge2 Qh6 14. Qxh6 Rxh6 15. a5) 12... h5 13. h4 Qh6 14. Qxh6 Rxh6 15. Nge2 Ke7 16. Kd2 Bb7 17. Rag1 c6 18. dxc6 Bxc6 19. Kc1 ({White should try} 19. Ng3 $14) 19... Rhh8 20. b3 Rhb8 21. Nd5+ (21. Bd3 $15) 21... Bxd5 $1 $17 22. Bxd5 Nxd5 23. exd5 b5 24. axb5 axb5 25. Kb2 b4 (25... Nb6 $142 26. Rd1 Ra5) 26. Ra1 f5 27. Rxa8 Rxa8 $15 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 28. c4 Nc5 29. Nc1 Kf6 30. g3 (30. Kc2 $17 { was called for.}) 30... Ra3 31. Rh2 Ra7 32. Rh1 {[#]} (32. Kc2 $17) 32... g5 $1 $19 33. hxg5+ Kxg5 34. Kc2 e4 35. fxe4 $2 (35. Rf1 $17 {only move.}) 35... Nxe4 36. Rh3 Ra8 37. Nd3 Ra2+ 38. Kb1 (38. Kc1 $142 Ra1+ 39. Kb2) 38... Rg2 { Black is clearly winning.} 39. c5 dxc5 40. d6 (40. Nf4 $142 Rg1+ 41. Kc2) 40... Nxd6 41. Nxc5 Ne4 42. Ne6+ Kg4 43. Rh4+ Kxg3 44. Rxh5 f4 {[%cal Bf5f4,Bf4f3] [%mdl 32]} 45. Re5 Re2 {[#] ( -> ...Nc3+)} 46. Kc1 f3 {Precision: White = 18%, Black = 76%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "2"] [White "L'Ami, Alina"] [Black "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E90"] [WhiteElo "2306"] [BlackElo "2512"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 20,85,56,46,46,44,45,37,49,21,87,56,56,56,67,51,53,33,46,23,28,27,28, -13,25,0,8,0,19,-12,0,-137,-130,-137,-130,-114,-135,-113,-15,-11,-11,-21,-16, -16,0,0,0,-73,-39,-89,-6,-133,-131,-235,-220,-217,-178,-179,361,361,570,489, 639,637,620,617,1082,1079]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 O-O 6. Nf3 d6 7. h3 e6 8. Bd3 Re8 9. O-O Na6 10. Re1 Nc7 11. a4 Na6 {E90: King's Indian: Classical: Early deviations and 6 h3} (11... exd5 12. cxd5 b6 13. Bf4 Bb7 14. Bh2 Nh5 15. g4 Nf6 16. Nd2 h5 17. Nc4 Bf8 18. f3 Ba6 19. Ne3 Nh7 20. Kg2 {0-1 (61) Mitkov,M (2401)-Drenchev,P (2517) Tivat 2011}) 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bf4 Nh5 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 13... Nb4 14. Bb1 b6 15. Ra3 a6 16. g4 exd5 17. exd5 Rxe1+ 18. Qxe1 {1-0 (76) Danner,G (2355)-Koerholz, L (2255) Dortmund 1992}) 14. Be3 Qf6 (14... Nb4 $11 {remains equal.}) 15. Bf1 e5 16. g3 Nb4 17. Nh2 Qe7 18. Rc1 Kh7 19. Kg2 Rf8 20. Be2 Nf6 21. Ng4 Nd7 22. Qd2 {[%cal Re3h6]} f5 23. exf5 gxf5 24. Nxh6 Qf6 {[%cal Rg7h6]} 25. Nxf5 ({ Much worse is} 25. Nb5 Bxh6 26. Bxh6 Qxh6 $17) (25. Ng4 $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.} Qg6 26. Rh1 (26. Nh2 $2 f4 $19)) 25... Qxf5 $17 26. Nb5 Nf6 27. g4 Qg6 $1 28. Nxd6 Nxg4 (28... b6 $17 29. Nxc8 Raxc8) 29. hxg4 $11 Qxd6 30. Rh1+ Kg8 31. Rh5 Rf6 32. Rch1 Rg6 $1 33. f3 (33. R1h4 $11) 33... e4 34. Bf4 Qf8 ({Better is} 34... Qa6 $1 $17 {And now ...exf3+ would win.} 35. Kg3 exf3 36. Bxf3 Bd7) 35. Kg3 (35. R1h4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 35... Bf5 $1 $17 36. fxe4 (36. d6 $17 {was called for.}) 36... Bxe4 $19 37. Rf1 Re8 38. d6 { [%cal Bd5d6,Bd6d7][%mdl 32] [#] aiming for d7.} Bd4 $4 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (38... Qf7 $1 $19 {avoids the disaster. White must now prevent ...Qe6.} 39. Rxc5 Nc6) 39. d7 $1 $18 {Strongly threatening Be5.} Rd8 (39... Rf6 $142) 40. Bc7 { White is clearly winning.} Qxf1 41. Bxf1 Rxd7 42. Qf4 Bc2 {Hoping for ...Rf7.} 43. Be5 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "2"] [White "L'Ami, Alina"] [Black "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E90"] [WhiteElo "2306"] [BlackElo "2512"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] {[%evp 21,85,51,58,39,52,43,32,28,84,54,50,48,55,50,51,39,36,27,30,14,37,0,43, 33,37,27,35,-33,0,-117,-117,-126,-121,-127,-121,-112,-10,-4,-6,-11,-6,-32,0,0, 0,-76,0,-114,-13,-101,-118,-213,-200,-256,-169,-175,341,354,617,504,554,593, 580,629,1114,1100]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 O-O 6. Nf3 d6 7. h3 e6 8. Bd3 Re8 9. O-O Na6 10. Re1 Nc7 11. a4 Na6 {LiveBook: 6 Games. E90: King's Indian: Classical: Early deviations and 6 h3} (11... exd5 12. cxd5 b6 13. Bf4 Bb7 14. Bh2 Nh5 15. g4 Nf6 16. Nd2 h5 17. Nc4 Bf8 18. f3 Ba6 19. Ne3 Nh7 20. Kg2 {0-1 (61) Mitkov,M (2401)-Drenchev,P (2517) Tivat 2011}) 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bf4 Nh5 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 13... Nb4 14. Bb1 b6 15. Ra3 a6 16. g4 exd5 17. exd5 Rxe1+ 18. Qxe1 {1-0 (76) Danner,G (2355) -Koerholz,L (2255) Dortmund 1992}) 14. Be3 Qf6 (14... Nb4 $11) 15. Bf1 e5 16. g3 Nb4 17. Nh2 Qe7 18. Rc1 Kh7 19. Kg2 Rf8 20. Be2 Nf6 21. Ng4 Nd7 22. Qd2 { [%cal Re3h6]} f5 23. exf5 gxf5 24. Nxh6 (24. Rh1 $1 $14) 24... Qf6 {[%cal Rg7h6]} (24... f4 $5 25. Bd3+ Kh8 26. Bxf4 Rxf4 $11) 25. Nxf5 ({Of course not} 25. Nb5 Bxh6 26. Bxh6 Qxh6 $17) (25. Ng4 $1 $11 Qg6 26. Rh1 (26. Nh2 $2 f4 $19) ) 25... Qxf5 $17 26. Nb5 Nf6 27. g4 Qg6 $1 28. Nxd6 Nxg4 (28... b6 $17 { Strongly threatening ...Nfxd5.} 29. Nxc8 Raxc8) 29. hxg4 $11 Qxd6 30. Rh1+ Kg8 31. Rh5 Rf6 32. Rch1 Rg6 $1 33. f3 (33. R1h4 $11) 33... e4 (33... Bd7 $17 34. Bh6 Bf6) 34. Bf4 (34. R1h4 $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.}) 34... Qf8 ({Better is} 34... Qa6 $1 $17 {Threatens to win with ...exf3+.} 35. Kg3 exf3 36. Bxf3 Bd7) 35. Kg3 {[#]} (35. R1h4 $11 {remains equal.}) 35... Bf5 $1 $17 36. fxe4 (36. d6 $17) 36... Bxe4 $19 37. Rf1 Re8 38. d6 {[%cal Bd5d6, Bd6d7][%mdl 32] Hoping for d7.} Bd4 $4 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (38... Qf7 $19 { avoids the disaster.} 39. Rxc5 Nc6) 39. d7 $1 $18 {Black must now prevent Be5.} Rd8 $2 (39... Nc6) 40. Bc7 {White is clearly winning.} Qxf1 41. Bxf1 Rxd7 42. Qf4 Bc2 {...Rf7 is the strong threat.} 43. Be5 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Nihal Sarin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2534"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,60,-3,-10,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,13,8,0,27,0,13,13,10,10,10, 10,10,10,10,10,10,8,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,2,2,2,2,2]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Ne5 Bb4 {D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3} 7. Bd2 O-O 8. Be2 { LiveBook: 3 Games} c5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Nxe5 9. dxe5 Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Ne4 11. Qc2 Nxc3 12. Qxc3 f6 13. exf6 Qxf6 14. Qxf6 gxf6 {1/2-1/2 (70) Papaioannou, I (2577)-Pavasovic,D (2534) Turin 2006}) 9. O-O cxd4 10. exd4 dxc4 11. Nxc4 Nb6 12. Bg5 Nxc4 13. Bxc4 Bd7 14. Qb3 Bxc3 15. bxc3 Bc6 16. Rfe1 Rc8 17. Bf1 a6 18. Re3 (18. Bh4 {feels hotter.} b5 19. Qd1 Kh8 20. Qd2 Qc7 21. Bd3) 18... Qd5 { The position is equal.} 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Qd1 {Threatens to win with c4.} b5 { [#]} 21. a4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kh8 (21... bxa4 22. c4) 22. axb5 axb5 23. Rg3 { next Ra7 is good for White.} Rg8 24. Ra7 e5 25. Qd2 exd4 26. cxd4 Rxg3 27. hxg3 Kg7 28. Qb4 Ra8 29. Rxa8 Bxa8 30. Qxb5 Qxd4 {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Loiseau, Quentin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B31"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2427"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,67,12,0,25,24,17,27,25,22,55,72,78,12,13,21,41,8,34,43,41,51,32,12, 28,10,16,17,1,28,38,33,43,58,91,73,81,66,112,39,73,27,65,27,80,76,140,73,409, 380,1093,1080,29987,29988]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. d3 O-O {B31: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} 7. h3 Nd4 8. Bc4 d6 9. a3 $146 { LiveBook: 7 Games} ({Predecessor:} 9. Bg5 h6 10. Be3 Ne8 11. Nh2 e6 12. a4 b6 { 1-0 (31) Chernyshov,K (2537)-Motylev,A (2662) Tomsk 2006}) 9... Nd7 10. Ba2 b5 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bh4 Bb7 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Ne2 (14. Nxb5 $16 Qb6 15. a4) 14... d5 $11 15. f3 Nb6 16. Qd2 Qd7 17. e5 Bxe5 18. Qxh6 Bg7 19. Qg5 Rac8 20. Rac1 Na4 21. f4 ({Wrong is} 21. Qxe7 $2 Qxe7 22. Bxe7 Rfe8 $19) 21... Qe6 {Threatens to win with ...Bf6.} 22. Rfe1 ({But not} 22. Qxe7 $2 Qxe7 23. Bxe7 Rfe8 $19) 22... Bf6 23. Qg3 Nxb2 24. Bb3 Nc4 25. dxc4 dxc4 {...Bxh4 is the strong threat.} 26. Ba2 Bg7 {[#]} 27. Kh2 (27. Rcd1 $1 $16) 27... Qd6 28. Rcd1 {Strongly threatening Nxd4!} e5 $1 29. f5 {[%cal Bf4f5,Bf5f6,Bf6g7][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent Nxd4!} (29. a4 $5) 29... Qc6 (29... Rc6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 30. Rf1 $16 Qe4 {[#]} (30... Rfe8 $142) 31. Rde1 (31. Ng1 $142 $1) 31... Qxc2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (31... gxf5 $16 {is more resistant.} 32. Bf6 Qxg2+ 33. Qxg2 Bxg2 34. Rxf5 Bxf6) 32. f6 $18 ({Not} 32. Bb1 Qb3 $16) 32... Qxa2 $2 (32... Bh8 ) 33. fxg7 Rfe8 34. Bf6 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 22%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Adly, Ahmed"] [Black "Kjartansson, Gudmundur"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E09"] [WhiteElo "2643"] [BlackElo "2432"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "189"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,189,20,13,-15,-13,-22,-20,-15,-13,-11,-19,-11,-1,-76,-75,-62,-52,-72, -54,-62,-77,-56,-61,-64,-33,-40,-25,-20,-20,-17,-3,0,-4,-10,-14,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,14,0,8,0,0,0,49,53,73,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,32,32,32,31,33,7,7,7,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,29962,0,0,0,0,0,0, 7,0,8,8,0,0,0,70,88,47,56,177,8,29981,29982,29985,29986]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Qc2 c6 {[%cal Bc7c6,Bc6c5][%mdl 32]} 8. Nbd2 b6 9. e4 dxc4 10. Nxc4 Bb7 11. Rd1 c5 {LiveBook: 13 Games} 12. Ng5 {Threatens to win with e5. E09: Closed Catalan: Main Line: 7 Qc2 c6 8 Nbd2} h6 13. e5 Bxg2 14. exf6 {The position is equal.} Nxf6 15. Kxg2 hxg5 16. dxc5 Qc7 17. cxb6 (17. Bxg5 $11 {remains equal.} Qc6+ 18. Kg1) 17... axb6 $17 18. Qe2 Rfc8 {[#]} 19. Ne5 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 19. b3 b5 {1-0 (94) Howell,D (2698)-Lopez Martinez,J (2607) Heraklio 2017}) 19... Ra5 20. Nd3 $1 Rd8 21. Be3 Rad5 22. Ne1 $1 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Rxd1 24. Qxd1 Nd5 25. Bd2 Qc4 26. b3 Qd4 27. Qc2 g4 28. Qd3 Qb2 29. a4 Bc5 30. Nc2 Qf6 31. Be1 Qb2 32. Qc4 Bd4 33. Qc8+ Kh7 34. Nxd4 Qxd4 35. Qc2+ g6 36. Bd2 e5 37. Bc1 Nc3 38. Be3 Qd5+ 39. Kg1 Ne4 40. b4 Qb7 41. a5 (41. Qc4 $16) 41... bxa5 $11 42. bxa5 {a6! is the strong threat.} Nd6 $1 43. Qd3 Nf5 44. a6 Qf3 45. a7 Nxe3 46. fxe3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} f5 47. Qd7+ Kh6 48. Qd2 Kh5 49. Qc1 g5 50. Qd2 Kg6 51. Qd6+ Kh5 52. Qd3 Qb7 53. Qa3 Qf3 54. Qd3 Qb7 55. Qxf5 Qxa7 56. Qxe5 Qa2 57. Qe4 {[%cal Re4h7]} Qa1+ 58. Kf2 {[%cal Re4h7]} Qb2+ 59. Ke1 {[%cal Re4h7]} Kh6 (59... Qa1+ {NOTEXT} 60. Kd2 Qa5+ 61. Kc2 Qa2+ 62. Kc1 Qa3+) 60. Qxg4 Qxh2 61. Qf3 Kg6 62. e4 Qh3 63. Ke2 {Black should prevent g4.} Qe6 64. g4 Qa2+ 65. Kf1 Qb1+ 66. Kg2 {Black must now prevent Qf5+.} (66. Ke2 $5 {[%cal Rf3f5]} Qc2+ 67. Kf1 $16) 66... Qb2+ 67. Qf2 Qc1 68. e5 Qc6+ 69. Kh2 Qe6 70. Qc2+ Kg7 71. Qf5 Qa2+ 72. Kg3 Qb3+ 73. Qf3 Qb6 74. Kh3 (74. e6 $5 Qxe6 75. Qf5 Qxf5 76. gxf5 $11) 74... Qh6+ 75. Kg2 {Hoping for Qd5.} Qb6 76. Qe4 Qb2+ 77. Kf3 Qc1 78. Qd4 Qf1+ 79. Ke4 {aiming for Qd7+.} Qb1+ 80. Qd3 Qb4+ 81. Qd4 Qb1+ 82. Kd5 {And now e6+ would win.} Qb7+ 83. Kd6 {Strongly threatening e6+.} Kf8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (83... Qb8+ $11 84. Kd7 Qb7+ 85. Ke6 Qf7+ 86. Kd6 Qf4) 84. e6 $2 (84. Qc5 {NOTEXT} Qb2 85. e6 Qd2+ 86. Kc7+ Kg8 87. Kc8 Qe2 88. Qxg5+ Kf8 89. Qf5+ Kg7 90. Kd7 Qd2+ 91. Ke8) 84... Qb8+ 85. Kd5 {Intending Qh8+ and mate.} Qb7+ $1 86. Ke5 {Qd8+ would kill now.} Qg7+ 87. Ke4 {[%cal Rd4d8]} Qh7+ 88. Ke3 {White threatens Qd8+ and mate.} Qh3+ 89. Kd2 {White wants to mate with Qf6+.} Qg2+ 90. Kd3 Qf3+ (90... Qh3+ $11 91. Kc4 Ke7) 91. Kc4 $14 Qe2+ 92. Kd5 {Threatening mate with Qh8+.} Qa2+ $1 {[#]} 93. Ke5 $2 (93. Qc4 $1 $18 { [%cal Rc4a2]} Qg2+ 94. Qe4 Qa2+ 95. Ke5) 93... Qe2+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (93... Qh2+ $11 94. Kd5 Ke8 95. Qa4+ Kf8 96. Qa8+ Kg7 97. Qa7+ Kh6) 94. Kf6 {[%cal Rd4d8]} Qf3+ 95. Kg6 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 74%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Cummings, David H"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2322"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,105,0,-5,7,11,7,5,6,-4,1,3,6,10,7,-1,-8,-8,-6,-8,-6,-18,0,-8,0,0,0,0, 27,10,89,82,80,74,93,94,106,83,108,106,112,94,239,237,237,223,220,147,241,233, 217,229,260,236,248,194,258,262,262,266,249,251,267,262,238,151,160,146,150, 105,105,108,229,105,105,105,116,105,438,435,570,552,546,514,648,633,667,647, 662,642,29975,29976,29974,29975]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Bg3 c5 6. Nbd2 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2... Nf6 3 Bf4} O-O 7. c3 b6 (7... Qc7 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. O-O b6 10. e4 Bxg3 11. hxg3 dxe4 12. Nxe4 Bb7 13. Qe2 Rfd8 14. Rad1 cxd4 15. Nxd4 a6 16. Rfe1 h6 {1/2-1/2 (37) So,W (2815)-Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 8. Ne5 {LiveBook: 19 Games. The position is equal.} Ba6 9. Bxa6 Nxa6 10. Bh4 Nb8 11. f4 Be7 $146 ({ Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11... Nbd7 12. Qf3 Qc7 13. O-O Ne8 14. g4 f6 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Rae1 Nc7 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. e4 Rab8 19. b3 d4 20. cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (20) Nguyen T Thanh,A-Bui,N Dong Thap 1994}) 12. O-O Nfd7 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Qh5 f6 15. Nef3 Nc6 16. Rae1 f5 17. Ne5 Ndxe5 18. dxe5 b5 19. g4 g6 20. Qh3 Qf7 21. Nf3 Rfe8 (21... Qe7 $11) 22. Ng5 Qg7 23. gxf5 exf5 24. Rd1 Rad8 25. Rd2 h6 26. Nf3 Ne7 27. Kh1 Kf7 (27... Rb8 $16 { was necessary.}) 28. Rg1 Rg8 29. Qf1 Rb8 30. Qd1 {Strongly threatening Rxd5.} Rgd8 (30... Qf8 $16 31. Rdg2 Rb6) 31. Rdg2 Rb6 32. a4 a6 33. axb5 axb5 34. Qa1 Rdb8 (34... Qg8 {was called for.} 35. Qa7 Rdb8) 35. b4 $18 c4 36. Ra2 Qf8 37. Nd4 Qc8 38. Qe1 Ra8 39. Rag2 Ra7 40. Qh4 Qf8 41. h3 Kg7 42. Qf2 Kh7 {[#]} ( 42... Raa6 $16 {might work better.} 43. h4 h5) 43. Kh2 (43. h4 $1 $18 {is the precise move to win.}) 43... Raa6 $16 44. h4 {Black must now prevent h5!} Qf7 45. Qf3 Ra8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (45... h5 $16 {is more resistant.}) 46. h5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Rg8 (46... gxh5 47. e6) 47. hxg6+ Rgxg6 48. Rxg6 Nxg6 49. Qh3 Ne7 50. Ra1 Rg6 51. Ra7 Rg7 {[#]} 52. Rxe7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxe7 53. Nxf5 { Precision: White = 64%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Kvetny, Mark"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2408"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,95,7,-3,25,25,54,54,39,23,25,37,45,40,44,40,40,43,37,35,69,66,64,62, 63,64,100,100,107,110,112,90,107,107,107,107,107,107,130,116,119,19,28,19,30, 30,38,39,43,42,44,16,11,14,23,31,66,13,20,14,42,48,50,0,70,70,70,70,81,70,71,0, 0,0,81,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e3 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. b3 Be7 5. Bb2 b6 (5... O-O 6. Nc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 exd5 9. d4 Qa5+ 10. Qd2 Qxd2+ 11. Kxd2 Nc6 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. Bb5 Bb4+ 14. Ke2 Be6 15. Rac1 Rac8 {1-0 (55) Carlsen,M (2834) -Giri,A (2752) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 6. cxd5 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} exd5 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O Bb7 9. d4 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Ne4 10. Nbd2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. Ne5 Nd7 11. Nd2 f6 12. Nd3 Bd6 13. Nf4 Bxf4 14. exf4 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 f5 16. Bd3 {0-1 (49) Berezjuk,E (2005)-Gutsko,A (2222) Alushta 2005}) 10... Bf6 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. Ne5 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qe7 14. Qc2 Na6 15. Bxa6 Bxa6 16. Rfc1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} c5 17. Qxe4 Bb7 18. Qg4 Rad8 19. Rd1 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Rd8 {[#]} 21. Rd6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} h5 (21... Rxd6 22. exd6) 22. Qf4 Kf8 23. h4 Rxd6 24. exd6 Qe6 25. f3 Bc6 26. e4 g6 27. Be5 {Qh6+ is the strong threat.} Ke8 28. g4 (28. Bf6 $16) 28... hxg4 $11 29. fxg4 Kd7 30. h5 gxh5 31. gxh5 f6 32. Bxf6 Qxd6 33. Qg4+ Qe6 34. Qg7+ Kc8 $1 35. Be5 {[%csl Ge5] [%cal Rg7c7]} Kd8 36. Qg5+ (36. Qf8+ $14 Kd7 37. Qf4) 36... Ke8 37. Qf4 Qg8+ 38. Kf2 Qh7 39. Bb8 {Threatens to win with Qe5+.} (39. Qf5 {feels hotter.} Bxe4 40. Qc8+ Ke7 41. Qc7+ Ke8 42. Qb8+) 39... Qxe4 (39... Qxh5 $11 40. Bxa7 Qh7 41. Bxb6 Qxe4) 40. Qxe4+ $14 Bxe4 41. Bxa7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} Bb1 $1 42. a3 ({Don't play} 42. Bxb6 Bxa2 43. Bc7 Bxb3 $11) 42... Bc2 43. h6 (43. b4 $16) 43... Kf7 44. Bxb6 Bxb3 {[#]} (44... Kg6 $11) 45. Bxc5 (45. Bc7 $1 $16) 45... Bc2 {The position is equal.} 46. Ke3 Ke6 47. Kd4 Kd7 48. Bd6 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 60%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Black "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,85,58,47,43,31,0,0,0,15,1,7,5,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,83,92,107,99,188,206,277,277,304,303,303,302,337,303,371,355] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Nf3 c5 9. Be2 Bg4 10. O-O cxd4 11. cxd4 {[%cal Bc3d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} Nc6 { [%cal Bb8c6,Bc6a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32]} 12. d5 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Bxa1 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} (13... Ne5 14. Be2 Qa5 15. Rb1 Qxa2 16. Bd4 Qa3 17. Rxb7 Rfb8 18. Qb1 Rc8 19. Bb2 Qd6 20. Qa1 Rcb8 21. Rxb8+ Rxb8 {1/2-1/2 (51) Gunina,V (2522)-Harika,D (2505) Beijing 2014}) 14. Qxa1 Na5 15. Bh6 f6 16. Bxf8 Kxf8 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 17. Bg4 Nc4 18. Be6 b5 19. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19. Rc1 Qb8 20. Bd7 a6 21. a4 {1/2-1/2 (39) Jimenez Villena,F (2240)-Goormachtigh,J (2266) Benidorm 2003}) 19... Qb8 20. g3 a6 21. Kg2 Qe5 22. Qc1 Kg7 23. Qc2 Qd4 24. Rd1 Qe5 25. Re1 Qd4 26. Qe2 Ra7 27. Rd1 Qc3 28. Rd3 Qa1 29. Rd1 Qc3 30. Rd3 Qa1 31. f4 Rc7 32. Kh3 Qc1 33. e5 Nxe5 $1 34. Rd1 $1 {[%cal Rd1c1]} ({Don't go for} 34. fxe5 $2 Rc2 $19) 34... Qc4 35. Qe1 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Nf3 (35... Qxa2 $11 { keeps the balance.} 36. fxe5 Rc2 37. exf6+ exf6) 36. Qe3 $16 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Qc3 37. Rd3 Ng1+ (37... Qb2 $16 38. Qxf3 Rc2) 38. Kg2 $18 Qb2+ 39. Rd2 Qc1 40. Bg4 Kf8 41. Bd1 Rc5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Rxd5!} 42. Qf2 ({But not} 42. Kxg1 $2 Rxd5 43. Re2 Qxe3+ 44. Rxe3 Rxd1+ 45. Kf2 Rd2+ 46. Re2 Rxe2+ 47. Kxe2 Kf7 $19) 42... Qc4 43. Rd4 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 56%.} ({Not} 43. Qxg1 Rxd5 44. Qf2 Rxd2 $18) 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Can, Emre"] [Black "Bick, Gabriel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E92"] [WhiteElo "2603"] [BlackElo "2416"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,57,20,22,22,18,77,69,71,56,73,66,529,509,758,752,712,710,687,592,559, 325,327,327,333,339,314,309,1108,1094,1110,1118,1110,1133]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6 9. Be2 Qe8 10. Nd2 Nd7 11. g4 Ndc5 12. Rg1 Kh8 13. a3 {E92: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2 e5: 7 dxe5, 7 Be3 and Petrosian System without 7...Nbd7} Bd7 14. Qc2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (14. Qb1 a4 15. Qc2 f5 16. exf5 gxf5 17. O-O-O e4 18. Kb1 Nb3 19. Nxb3 axb3 20. Qxb3 {0-1 (35) Lalith,B (2587)-Belyakov,B (2487) Doha 2016}) 14... c6 15. h4 {The position is equal.} Rc8 $146 (15... f5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) ({ Predecessor:} 15... cxd5 16. Nxd5 Ne6 17. Be7 Rg8 18. Qc3 Bc6 19. Bxd6 Nd4 20. Nb6 Rd8 21. c5 Bf8 22. Bxa6 Bxd6 23. cxd6 bxa6 24. Nbc4 Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (24) Grammatica,A (2335)-Spartinos,P (2353) ICCF email 2016}) 16. h5 $16 gxh5 17. gxh5 {[#] aiming for h6.} f5 18. O-O-O {[%cal Ba1d1,Bd1d6,Bd6f6,Bf6h6,Bh6h5] [%mdl 32]} fxe4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (18... Qf7 $14) 19. Ndxe4 $18 cxd5 20. h6 dxe4 21. hxg7+ Kxg7 22. Rxd6 {[#] White wants to mate with Bf6+.} Kh8 23. Bf6+ Rxf6 24. Rxf6 Qd8 25. Rh6 ({Weaker is} 25. Nxe4 Nxe4 26. Rxa6 Qh4 $16) 25... Qf8 26. Rgh1 Qf4+ $2 (26... Bf5 27. Nd5 Rc6) 27. Kb1 {White is clearly winning.} Bf5 28. Nd5 Qg5 29. R6h5 {Precision: White = 97%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Black "Fernandez, Daniel Howard"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2505"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "151"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,151,13,20,0,0,-2,2,7,19,20,0,0,64,58,52,51,99,93,82,94,139,158,156, 154,172,165,166,143,144,116,198,194,199,199,191,200,249,237,359,342,310,169, 175,64,60,56,89,30,43,38,285,85,63,0,0,0,0,-10,0,-17,-18,-17,-17,-40,-6,-13,0, 0,0,0,54,3,71,71,135,65,120,116,241,236,320,284,307,258,306,295,296,289,282, 251,243,211,282,293,293,268,279,261,230,191,280,96,358,174,233,250,240,222,250, 258,104,120,121,110,383,368,627,627,588,272,231,0,494,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. h4 { B90: Sizilianisch (Najdorf-Variante, Abweichungen)} Nc6 {LiveBook: 13 Partien} 7. Be2 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 7. h5 h6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bd2 Nf6 11. Qf3 e5 12. Qg3 Be6 13. Be2 Rb8 {0-1 (32) Deac,B (2566)-Wang,H (2706) Baile Govora 2017}) 7... e5 8. Nb3 h6 9. Be3 Be6 10. Nd5 Bxd5 11. exd5 Nb8 (11... Ne7 $1 $11 ) 12. a4 Be7 13. a5 h5 14. c4 Nbd7 15. Nd2 b5 16. axb6 Nxb6 17. Nb3 $1 Nc8 18. Na5 $1 Qd7 19. Nc6 Ng4 20. Bd2 Bf6 (20... O-O $16 21. f3 Nf6) 21. f3 $18 Nh6 22. g4 $1 {[%cal Rg4g5]} Bd8 23. Bxh6 gxh6 24. f4 $1 (24. gxh5 Ne7 $16) 24... Qb7 (24... Bf6 $142 25. g5 (25. gxh5 exf4 26. Bg4 Qc7 $16) 25... Bg7 26. fxe5 ( 26. Bxh5 hxg5 27. fxg5 O-O $18) 26... dxe5) 25. fxe5 dxe5 26. Qa4 (26. Nxe5 Qxb2 27. Qa4+ Kf8 $16) (26. Qd3 $142) 26... Qxb2 27. O-O (27. c5 $18) 27... O-O $14 28. Ra2 {[%mdl 1024] Weiss hat Kompensation.} Qb6+ 29. Kh1 (29. Kh2 $1 $16) 29... Qe3 $11 30. Qa3 Qe4+ $2 ({Günstiger ist} 30... Qxa3 $1 $14 31. Rxa3 Bxh4) 31. Qf3 $2 (31. Kh2 $1 $18 hxg4 32. Qg3) 31... Nd6 $16 {[%cal Bc8d6,Bd6e4, Be4c3][%mdl 32]} 32. Nxd8 (32. c5 $14 hxg4 33. Rg1) 32... Rfxd8 $11 33. Qxe4 Nxe4 34. Kg2 a5 35. Rf5 Nc3 36. Rc2 Nxe2 37. Rxe2 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTT-KTT } Rdc8 38. Rc2 Rc5 39. Rxh5 a4 40. Rxe5 a3 (40... Rac8 $11) 41. Ree2 ({Besser ist} 41. Re1 $1 $14) 41... Ra6 (41... Rac8 $11 {hält das Gleichgewicht.}) 42. Kf3 $16 Kf8 (42... f6 $142) 43. h5 (43. Ke4 $16) 43... Rca5 ({Lieber} 43... f5 $14) 44. Ra2 Rf6+ (44... Ra4 $16) 45. Ke4 $18 Ke7 46. Re3 Rfa6 47. Kd4+ Kd7 48. Rf3 Ke7 49. Raf2 f6 50. Re2+ Kf7 51. Rfe3 {Beabsichtigt Te7+ und Matt.} f5 { zielt auf ...a2 ab.} 52. Ra2 $1 (52. Re7+ Kf6 $11) 52... fxg4 53. Re4 Rf6 54. Rxg4 Rf3 55. Re4 Ra8 (55... Rf5 $142 56. Kc3 Ra8) 56. d6 $2 (56. Re3 $18 { und Weiss behält klar die Oberhand.} Rxe3 57. Kxe3) 56... Rf5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (56... Kf6 $16) 57. Kc3 (57. Re5 $142 Rf1 58. c5) 57... Rd8 (57... Rxh5 $142 58. Rf2+ Kg6) 58. Rd2 ({Nicht} 58. Rxa3 Rf3+ 59. Kb2 Rb8+ 60. Ka2 Rf2+ 61. Ka1 Rf1+ 62. Ka2 Rf2+ 63. Ka1 Rf1+ 64. Ka2 Rf2+ $11) 58... Rxh5 59. Re7+ Kf6 { Und ...Txd6! würde nun gewinnen.} 60. Rf2+ $1 Kg6 61. Re6+ $1 Kg7 62. Kd4 Rh4+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (62... Rg5 $16 63. Ra2 Ra8) 63. Kd5 $1 Ra8 $2 (63... Rh5+ 64. Re5 Rh1) 64. Re7+ Kg6 65. Rg2+ (65. d7 $142 Rh5+ 66. Ke4 Rh4+ 67. Kf3 (67. Kd3 Rh3+ 68. Ke4 Rh4+ 69. Ke3 Rd8 $16)) 65... Kf6 {[#] Droht stark ...Ta5+.} 66. Rf2+ $2 (66. Re6+ $1 Kf7 67. Re5) 66... Kg6 {[#]} 67. Ra2 $2 (67. d7 $1 $18 a2 68. Rg2+ (68. Rxa2 Rxa2 69. c5 Rd2+ 70. Kc6 Kf6 $11) 68... Kf6 69. Re1 (69. Re6+ Kf7 $14)) 67... Ra5+ $11 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 68. c5 Rh5+ 69. Ke6 Rhxc5 70. Rg2+ Rg5 71. Ra2 Rge5+ 72. Kd7 Ra7+ 73. Kd8 Ra8+ 74. Kd7 Ra7+ 75. Kd8 Ra8+ 76. Kd7 {Precision: Weiß = 50%, Schwarz = 41%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Black "Bartholomew, John"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D11"] [WhiteElo "2544"] [BlackElo "2477"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "111"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,111,10,14,17,8,13,8,10,13,43,13,17,18,10,6,10,25,22,4,4,2,8,8,12,3,3, 5,5,5,5,4,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,68,67,68,67,68,68,77,75,158,158,268,268,725, 268,266,252,722,707,667,634,589,0,553,541,543,409,2345,2338,2243,2045,2060, 2012,1793,1779,953,481,29965,29963,29944,11493,29979,29980,29980,29981,29981, 29982,29982,29983,29983,29984,29984,29985,29985,29986]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bg4 5. Ne5 Bf5 6. cxd5 {D11: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 sidelines and 3. ..Nf6 4 e3 Bg4} cxd5 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. f3 Rc8 9. Bg2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Qb6 10. e4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. g4 Bd7 11. e3 e6 12. f4 Bb4 {0-1 (40) Rodshtein,M (2689)-Rublevsky,S (2692) Sochi 2016}) 10... dxe4 11. fxe4 Bd7 $1 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. d5 Bd7 14. e5 Ng4 {[%csl Gg4][%cal Rb6f2] [#]} 15. Qe2 {e6! is the strong threat.} Qa6 $1 16. Qxa6 bxa6 17. e6 fxe6 18. dxe6 Bxe6 19. O-O Bd7 20. h3 Nf6 21. Be3 e6 22. Bxa7 Bc5+ 23. Bxc5 Rxc5 24. Ne4 Nxe4 25. Bxe4 Ke7 26. Rac1 Rxc1 27. Rxc1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Kd6 28. b4 h6 29. Kf2 Rc8 ({Better is} 29... Rb8 $11) 30. Rxc8 $14 Bxc8 {KB-KB} 31. Bd3 e5 32. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4, Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Kd5 33. Ke3 e4 (33... Kd6 $142) 34. Be2 $16 ({Reject} 34. Bxe4+ $6 Kc4 $14) 34... Ke5 (34... g6 $16 {keeps fighting.} 35. Bf1 Bb7) 35. h5 $18 Kd5 $2 (35... Bb7 36. Bc4 Kf5) 36. a3 $2 (36. a4 Bb7 37. Kf4) 36... Bb7 37. a4 Bc8 $2 (37... Ke5 38. Bc4 Bc8) 38. a5 Bb7 39. Bf1 Bc8 40. Be2 Bb7 $1 41. b5 axb5 42. Bxb5 Ke5 (42... Kc5 $142 43. Be2 Bc6) 43. a6 Bc8 44. Bf1 Kd5 45. Kf4 Kd4 46. a7 Bb7 47. Kf5 {Hoping for Kg6.} Ke3 (47... e3 $18 48. Ba6 Be4+ 49. Kf4 Bd5) 48. Kg6 Kf2 {[#]} 49. Ba6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} e3 (49... Bxa6 50. a8=Q) 50. Bxb7 {KB-K3P. White mates.} e2 51. a8=Q e1=Q 52. Qf8+ Kxg3 53. Qf3+ Kh4 54. Qe4+ Qxe4+ 55. Bxe4 Kg4 56. Bc2 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 51%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Black "L'Ami, Alina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E62"] [WhiteElo "2535"] [BlackElo "2306"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "127"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,127,19,19,18,16,20,33,11,24,17,12,0,5,0,-10,-16,-10,-17,0,-18,-11, -14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-22,-16,-23,-30,-39,0,-11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,41,6, 113,120,114,112,131,129,147,100,99,83,83,83,83,83,84,83,93,83,111,111,108,96, 96,96,95,69,329,329,329,311,420,401,414,408,630,629,808,779,766,756,877,814, 29972,29973,29973,29974,29974,29975,29975,29976]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. Nf3 c6 7. O-O Bf5 8. b3 Ne4 9. Bb2 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Be4 11. Rc1 d5 12. e3 e6 13. Qe2 Nd7 14. Rfd1 a5 15. Bf1 {E62: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c6 and Panno Variation (6...Nc6) without ...a6} Bxf3 16. Qxf3 f5 17. Qe2 {White is slightly better.} Nf6 {[#]} 18. Be1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18. Rb1 Rf7 19. a3 Bf8 20. b4 axb4 21. axb4 Ne4 22. Be1 Nd6 {1-0 (66) Neverov, V (2587)-Tratar,M (2443) Ljubljana 2002}) 18... g5 19. Qc2 Rf7 20. cxd5 cxd5 21. Qd3 Bf8 22. Rc2 $1 g4 23. Bg2 Ba3 24. Qb5 Qd7 (24... h5 {keeps more tension.} 25. f3 Rg7 26. f4 Kh7 27. Qa4 Bd6) 25. Qa4 Bd6 {[#] ...b5 is the strong threat.} 26. Qxd7 Rxd7 27. Rdc1 Rdd8 28. a4 Kf7 29. Kf1 Ng8 30. f3 h5 31. Ke2 Ne7 32. Kf2 Rh8 33. Kg1 b6 34. Bh1 Ba3 35. Ra1 Bd6 36. e4 Rac8 37. Rac1 $1 Rxc2 38. Rxc2 gxf3 39. e5 Bb8 (39... Ba3 $11) 40. Bxf3 $16 Kg6 41. b4 axb4 42. Bxb4 Rc8 43. Rxc8 Nxc8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 44. Kf2 Bc7 45. Ke3 Bd8 46. h4 Na7 47. Be2 Nc6 48. Bc3 {Strongly threatening Bb5.} Ne7 49. Bb5 Kf7 50. Bb4 Ng8 51. Bd2 Nh6 52. Kf3 Ng8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (52... Ng4 $14) 53. Ke2 $18 Be7 54. Kd3 Bd8 55. Kc3 Be7 56. Kb3 Bd8 (56... Bf8 $142 57. Be2 Kg6) 57. Be2 Kg6 58. Kb4 Ne7 59. Kb5 f4 60. Bd3+ Nf5 61. Bxf4 {White mates.} Kf7 62. Bxf5 exf5 63. Kc6 Ke6 64. Be3 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 59%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Black "Kavutskiy, Konstantin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2383"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 1,1,27]} 1. d4 {Predecessor:} Nf6 $146 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. Bxc3 cxd4 9. Bxd4 Nc6 10. Bc3 O-O 11. Nf3 Rd8 12. Be2 Qe4 13. Rc1 Qxc2 14. Rxc2 Nd5 15. Ne5 Bd7 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. Bd2 Ne7 18. f3 {1/2-1/2 (38) Mamedyarov,S (2804)-Carlsen,M (2834) Wijk aan Zee 2018} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Black "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2507"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,60,0,7,-6,-6,-13,-14,-16,-9,-47,-19,-76,-73,-93,-53,-59,-33,-67,-58, -112,-35,-32,-35,-29,-3,0,0,0,0,0,6,8,395,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O e6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. c4 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} (8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Bxe4 Qc7 11. Bg2 Be7 12. Nc3 O-O 13. Re1 Rad8 14. Qe2 h6 15. Bxf6 Bxf6 { 1/2-1/2 (107) Caruana,F (2802)-Nakamura,H (2786) chess.com INT 2017}) 8... Nc6 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. N1d2 Be7 11. Ne4 b6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. Ng5 Bxg5 13. Bxg5 f6 14. Bd2 O-O 15. Nc1 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 15. e3 Qd7 16. Qe2 Rac8 17. Rfd1 {1/2-1/2 (17) Stohl,I (2495) -Vesselovsky,S (2333) Czech Republic 2016}) 15... Rc8 16. e4 (16. Qa4 $11) 16... Nc7 17. Ne2 Qe7 18. Rc1 Nb4 19. a3 Nd3 20. Rc3 {[#]} (20. Rc2 $15) 20... Rfd8 ({Not} 20... Nxb2 21. Qc2 $16) (20... Qd7 $1 $17 21. Rc2 Nc5) 21. Qc2 $15 Nc5 {...Qd7 is the strong threat.} 22. b4 Nb3 23. Rxb3 {Strongly threatening Rd3.} Rxd2 $1 24. Qxd2 Bxb3 25. Rc1 Rd8 26. Qc3 Rd1+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ( 26... Bd1 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 27. Qxc7 Qxc7 28. Rxc7 Bxe2) 27. Rxd1 $2 (27. Bf1 $18 Ba4 28. Qxc7 Qxc7 29. Rxc7) 27... Bxd1 $11 {The position is equal.} 28. Qc4+ Qf7 29. Qxf7+ Kxf7 30. Nc3 Bb3 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 34%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B13"] [WhiteElo "2486"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,61,11,29,12,12,12,9,14,8,10,21,14,18,13,36,31,32,24,25,25,27,16,17,6, 13,8,10,0,14,0,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-12,0,0,0,-13,0,0,13,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Ne5 e6 {LiveBook: 8 Partien} (5... Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. Nxd7 Qxd7 8. c3 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Re1 a6 12. Bd3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 {1-0 (52) Kramnik,V (2787)-Caruana,F (2811) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 6. Bb5+ {B13: Caro-Kann (Abtausch-Variante 4.c4)} Bd7 7. Nxd7 Nbxd7 8. c3 $146 ({ Vorgänger:} 8. O-O a6 9. Bd3 Bd6 10. c3 O-O 11. Nd2 b5 12. f4 Qb6 {1-0 (34) Urazayev,A (2346)-Efremov,V (1995) Moscow 2018}) 8... Qc7 9. Nd2 Bd6 10. Nf3 O-O 11. O-O Bf4 12. Re1 Bxc1 13. Qxc1 Nb6 {[%cal Bd7b6,Bb6c4,Bc4a5,Ba5c6][%mdl 32]} 14. Bd3 Nc4 15. b3 Na5 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 16. Qd2 Rac8 17. Rac1 Nc6 18. Bb1 Rfd8 19. h3 Qe7 20. Qd3 g6 21. Qe3 a6 22. Bd3 Rc7 23. Re2 Rdc8 24. Rec2 Kg7 25. Qe2 Nd7 26. Qe3 Qf6 27. Nh2 Kg8 28. Nf3 Re8 29. Bf1 Rcc8 30. Qd2 Rcd8 31. Rd1 {Precision: Weiß = 53%, Schwarz = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Black "Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B36"] [WhiteElo "2427"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,77,25,37,18,39,0,26,24,25,25,25,22,30,20,28,0,0,0,0,0,19,-8,-8,-22, -2,-16,-32,-58,-44,-50,-50,-53,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. e4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 d6 8. Be2 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qe3 a5 {B36: Sicilian: Maroczy Bind: Gurgenidze System} (10... Be6 11. Bd2 Nd7 12. f4 Qb6 13. Qxb6 Nxb6 14. b3 Bd7 15. Rac1 Rfc8 16. Be3 Bc6 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. exd5 Bb2 19. Rcd1 {1/2-1/2 (42) Dizdar,G (2496)-Ragger,M (2644) Austria 2018}) 11. Bd2 Bd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Rab1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. b3 Bc6 13. Rad1 Nd7 14. f4 Qb6 15. Nd5 Bxd5 16. Qxb6 Nxb6 17. exd5 Nd7 18. Be3 Nc5 19. Bxc5 dxc5 20. a4 h5 21. g3 Bf6 22. Bf3 Rad8 23. Kg2 Kg7 24. Rd3 b6 25. Re3 Rh8 {1/2-1/2 (25) Bewersdorff,O (2299)-Hendriks, W (2426) Germany 2006}) 12... a4 13. Nd5 Bc6 14. Bc3 Nd7 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Rfd1 Re8 17. Bf1 Qa5 18. b4 (18. g3 {seems wilder.} Bxd5 19. cxd5 Qc5 20. Qd2 Rec8 21. Rbc1) 18... axb3 $1 19. axb3 {[#] Ra1! is the strong threat.} Bxd5 20. Rxd5 Qa7 21. Qxa7 (21. Qc3+ {is more complex.} Kg8 22. Re1 Qb6 23. Rb5 Qc7 24. Rd1) 21... Rxa7 22. f3 Rea8 23. b4 b6 24. Rd2 Ra1 25. Rxa1 Rxa1 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 26. Kf2 Nb8 (26... h5 $15) 27. c5 $11 {The position is equal.} bxc5 28. bxc5 dxc5 29. Rd8 $1 {[%cal Rd8b8]} Ra2+ 30. Ke3 Na6 (30... Nc6 { looks sharper.} 31. Rc8 Ra3+ 32. Kf2 Ne5 33. Rxc5 f6) 31. Rc8 Ra3+ 32. Kf2 Ra2+ 33. Ke3 h6 34. h4 Ra3+ 35. Kf2 Ra2+ 36. Ke3 e6 37. Bxa6 Rxa6 38. Rxc5 Ra2 39. g3 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 63%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Haria, Ravi"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2424"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,71,22,20,23,29,29,31,14,14,0,0,0,31,31,22,9,14,0,8,0,0,0,0,2,19,-1, -1,-1,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,25,24,19,0,0,0,18,0,0,0,15,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. c4 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. d4 Nbd7 10. Nc3 Re8 11. Rc1 a6 12. Qc2 {E17: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7} Bd6 { LiveBook: 6 Games} 13. Nd2 (13. e3 Qe7 14. Rfd1 g6 15. Ne2 Ne4 16. Nf4 Rad8 17. a3 f6 18. b4 b5 19. Nd2 f5 20. Nf3 Nb6 21. Nd3 Nc4 22. Re1 {1/2-1/2 (59) Meier, G (2650)-Zhao,J (2604) Riadh 2017}) 13... c5 14. dxc5 {White has an edge.} Nxc5 {Threatening ...d4.} 15. Rcd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. e3 Rc8 16. Qf5 Qd7 17. Qxd7 Ncxd7 18. Nc4 {1-0 (30) Plachetka,J (2422)-Roumegous,M (2201) Metz 2002}) 15... Rc8 16. Qb1 Qe7 {With the idea ...d4.} 17. Nf3 Nce4 18. Nxe4 Nxe4 19. Qa1 g6 20. Nd2 Qe6 21. Nxe4 dxe4 22. Rc1 a5 23. Rxc8 Bxc8 24. Bd4 Ba6 25. Qb2 Be5 26. Re1 Bxd4 27. Qxd4 h5 28. Qe3 Qf6 29. h4 Kg7 30. Rd1 Qe6 31. Rd4 Bb7 32. Qc3 {[#] Strongly threatening Rxe4+.The position is equal.} Qe5 33. Qe3 Qe7 34. Qc3 Qe5 35. Qe3 Qe7 36. Qc3 {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Thorfinnsson, Bjorn"] [Black "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2399"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,66,6,25,0,32,-14,0,-31,-15,-60,-54,-89,-56,-110,-97,-137,-129,-129, -103,-106,-110,-128,-127,-183,-174,-179,-155,-142,-154,-159,-150,-334,-318, -336,-333,-318,-319,-333,-351,-354,-339,-364,-356,-364,-358,-356,-364,-359, -347,-399,-396]} 1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 Re8 10. Ne4 {A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} (10. Rc1 Bf8 11. Na4 Nd4 12. Nc5 a5 13. Bxd4 exd4 14. Nb3 g5 15. Qd2 g4 16. Nh4 Re5 17. Qf4 Qd6 18. e3 Rb5 19. Rxc7 Qxf4 20. exf4 {0-1 (28) Granda Zuniga,J (2648)-So,W (2794) Douglas 2016}) 10... f5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10... Bf8 11. Rc1 Rb8 12. Bc5 Nd7 13. Bxf8 Nxf8 14. Qa4 Bd7 15. Qa3 Ne6 16. Rfe1 Qe7 17. Qxe7 Rxe7 18. Nc3 Be8 19. a3 {1/2-1/2 (55) Siebrecht, S (2495)-Van Haastert,E (2421) Netherlands 2014}) 11. Nc3 Bf6 12. Nd2 {The position is equal.} Nd4 13. a4 a5 14. Nc4 Nxc4 15. dxc4 (15. Bd5+ $1 $15 Be6 16. dxc4) 15... c6 $17 16. Bd2 e4 17. e3 Ne6 {[%cal Bd4e6,Be6c5,Bc5d3][%mdl 32] } 18. Qc2 Nc5 19. Rfd1 Qd3 20. Qxd3 (20. Rac1 $17 {might work better.}) 20... Nxd3 $19 21. b3 Rd8 22. Rab1 Be6 23. Bf1 Bf7 {Threatens to win with ...Bh5.} 24. Bxd3 $2 {[#]} (24. Be2 $17 {was worth a try.}) 24... Rxd3 25. Be1 Rxc3 ({ Weaker is} 25... Bxc3 26. Rxd3 Bxe1 27. Rd7 $19) 26. Bxc3 Bxc3 27. Rd7 Rb8 28. Rbd1 {[#] Black must now prevent Rd8+.} Bf6 29. Kg2 Kf8 30. h3 Be6 31. R7d6 Ke7 32. R6d2 Ra8 33. f3 Ra6 {Precision: White = 26%, Black = 86%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Fenil, Shah"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2542"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,81,34,29,42,9,0,0,31,2,18,8,27,13,15,16,16,16,27,14,34,17,30,25,22,2, 0,0,0,0,0,0,16,-22,-23,-28,-10,-39,-60,-111,-90,-90,-89,-95,-93,-93,-79,-89, -32,-39,-27,-87,-84,-90,-87,-86,-64,-217,-208,-205,-214,-221,-21,-102,-102,-82, 0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nb3 g6 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} 7. Be2 Bg7 8. Be3 Nc6 9. Nd5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... O-O 10. Nxf6+ Bxf6 11. c3 b5 12. f4 Bb7 13. Bf3 Na5 14. Nxa5 Qxa5 {0-1 (68) Nakamura,H (2787)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) Leuven 2016}) 10. c3 (10. Qc1 {is interesting.} e6 11. Nc3 b5 12. O-O O-O 13. Rd1) 10... e6 11. Nf4 Nde5 12. Qd2 b5 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. b3 O-O 15. O-O Qa5 16. Rfd1 Rfc8 17. Nc2 Bf8 18. a4 {Black must now prevent axb5.} Qc7 19. axb5 axb5 20. Rxa8 Rxa8 21. Bxb5 Qb7 22. c4 Na5 23. Nd4 Qxe4 24. f3 Qb7 25. Qc3 Bg7 26. Qe1 Bxb5 27. Nxb5 (27. cxb5 $15 Nd7 28. Nfe2) 27... Nxb3 {...d5 is the strong threat.} 28. Nxd6 Qc7 $1 29. Qb4 Rb8 30. Qa4 Nc5 31. Qa3 Ned7 (31... Nb7 $1 $17 {[%cal Rb7d6]} 32. c5 Nxd6 33. cxd6 Qc2) 32. Nb5 $1 $15 {[%cal Rb5c7]} Qe5 33. Kf2 (33. Nh3 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 33... Bf8 $17 {aiming for ...Ne4+!} 34. Qa2 Rc8 35. g3 Qb8 36. Nd3 $2 {[#]} ({ White should play} 36. Qe2 $15) 36... Nxd3+ $1 $19 37. Rxd3 Ne5 38. Rc3 Bg7 $2 (38... Bb4 $19 39. Rb3 Rxc4) 39. Bd4 {[#]} (39. Qe2 $11) 39... Rd8 $1 $17 40. Kg2 Qb7 (40... g5 $17) 41. Qe2 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Sarkar, Justin"] [Black "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C33"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2533"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "40"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,40,-25,-30,-41,-10,-22,-18,-22,-16,-24,0,-33,-23,-19,-14,-16,10,0,14, 38,20,-21,-18,-26,-25,-3,0,0,0,-3,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 c6 5. d4 Bb4 {LiveBook: 34 Partien. Und ...Sxe4 würde nun gewinnen.} 6. Nge2 { C33: Königsläufer-Gambit} d5 7. exd5 f3 8. gxf3 Nxd5 {Schwarz will ...Dh4+ spielen.} 9. O-O Bh3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 9... O-O 10. Kh1 Bd6 11. Ne4 Bc7 12. Bg5 f6 13. Bf4 Bxf4 14. Nxf4 {1-0 (63) Firsching,G (2502)-Kahl,K (2194) Remote email 2014}) 10. Re1 O-O 11. Bxd5 cxd5 12. Nf4 Qh4 13. Nfxd5 Bd6 14. Re4 Qh5 { [#] Droht stark ...Dg6+.} 15. Qe2 Bf5 16. Qg2 Kh8 $1 17. Nf4 Qh6 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 18. Nfd5 Qh5 19. Nf4 Qh6 20. Nfd5 Qh5 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Risting, Eivind Olav"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D31"] [WhiteElo "2304"] [BlackElo "2713"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,60,37,54,20,50,25,30,30,39,38,38,30,54,4,25,32,31,25,12,22,8,-19,-31, -12,-16,-15,-5,-5,0,0,7,-12,-11,-58,-28,-39,-31,-64,-70,-88,-73,-117,-88,-710, -665,-1150,-1130,-1112,-1112,-1112,-1099,-1001,-997]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Ne7 5. e3 c5 {LiveBook: 29 Games} 6. cxd5 {D31: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav without ...Nf6 (+ Marshall Gambit and Noteboom) and Exchange Variation lines without ...Nf6} (6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 cxd4 8. exd4 Nbc6 9. O-O O-O 10. a3 Ba5 11. Qd3 a6 12. Rd1 Ng6 13. Bg5 {1/2-1/2 (31) Leko,P (2740)-Ponomariov,R (2717) Tromsoe 2014}) 6... exd5 7. Bb5+ $146 ({Predecessor: } 7. dxc5 Nbc6 8. Bd3 Bg4 9. O-O Bxc5 10. b3 a6 11. Bb2 Qd6 12. h3 Bh5 13. Be2 {1/2-1/2 (27) Yakovich,Y (2524)-Rakhmanov,A (2626) Sochi 2014}) 7... Nbc6 8. dxc5 {White has an edge.} O-O 9. O-O Bxc5 10. b3 Bg4 11. Be2 a6 12. Bb2 Qd6 13. Rc1 Rad8 14. Nd4 Bxd4 15. exd4 Bxe2 16. Nxe2 Nf5 17. Qd3 Qg6 18. Nf4 Qg4 19. g3 h5 20. Rcd1 h4 21. Rfe1 hxg3 22. hxg3 Rfe8 {...Nh4 is the strong threat.} 23. Bc3 Nh4 24. Rxe8+ $1 Rxe8 25. Nxd5 {[#]} Re6 $1 {[%cal Be8e6,Be6h6,Bh6h2,Bh2h1, Bh1d1][%mdl 32]} 26. Nf4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (26. Rc1 $17) 26... Rh6 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 27. d5 {White hopes to continue with Rb1.} Nf3+ 28. Kg2 Rh2+ 29. Kf1 Rh1+ 30. Kg2 Rxd1 {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 75%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Stefansson, Vignir Vatnar"] [Black "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B25"] [WhiteElo "2300"] [BlackElo "2518"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "44"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,44,-20,0,-18,-14,-20,-25,-29,-23,-62,-81,-144,-150,-140,-133,-145, -137,-167,-154,-169,-163,-316,-297,-310,-305]} 1. Nc3 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. e4 Nf6 4. d3 Nc6 5. g3 g6 6. Bg2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. h3 Rb8 9. a4 a6 10. Be3 e5 11. Qd2 { B25: Closed Sicilian: 3 g3, lines without early Be3} (11. Qe2 Nd4 {1/2-1/2 (11) Slipak,S (2439)-Valerga,D (2477) Villa Martelli 2016}) 11... Nd4 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 12. Kh2 Qd7 {White must now prevent ...Nxf3+.} 13. Ne1 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 13. Ng1 b5 14. axb5 axb5 15. f4 exf4 16. gxf4 Nh5 17. Nd5 Bb7 18. Ra7 Nc6 {0-1 (29) Sternik,R (1789)-Block,B (1848) FICGS email 2011}) 13... b5 14. axb5 axb5 {[%cal Ba6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 15. f4 b4 16. Ne2 {[#]} ({White should try} 16. Na4) 16... Nxe2 $1 $17 17. Qxe2 {[#]} exf4 $1 18. gxf4 Nh5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping White busy.} 19. Rb1 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5e4][%mdl 32]} 20. Qd2 Bb7 21. d4 $2 (21. exf5 Qxf5 22. Bxb7 Rxb7 23. Ng2) 21... cxd4 $19 (21... Bxe4 22. dxc5 d5 23. Bf3 $17) 22. Bxd4 fxe4 ({ Weaker is} 22... Bxe4 23. Bxg7 Nxg7 24. Rd1 $17) 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2535"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,60,12,20,0,0,0,5,0,0,-3,-9,-10,-10,-12,-12,-10,-9,-12,-12,-12,-12, -12,-12,-10,-10,-9,-10,-10,-10,-12,2,2,2,1,1,1,17,17,17]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Nf3 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 c3 10. bxc3 O-O {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 11. Ne1 (11. Nb3 Be7 12. c4 Bd7 13. Bb2 Rfd8 14. Nfd4 Rac8 15. Nb5 b6 16. Nd6 Bxd6 17. Rxd6 Be8 18. Rxd8 Nxd8 19. Rc1 Bc6 20. c5 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 {1/2-1/2 (30) Cheparinov,I (2710)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 11... Bd7 12. Nd3 Be7 {LiveBook: 5 Games. The position is equal.} 13. Bb2 Rac8 14. Nb3 b6 15. c4 Rfd8 16. c5 Be8 {[#]} 17. Rac1 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 17. cxb6 axb6 18. Rac1 { 1/2-1/2 (32) Zaragatski,I (2502)-Cyborowski,L (2524) Germany 2017}) 17... bxc5 18. Ndxc5 Rxd1+ 19. Rxd1 Nb4 20. a3 Nbd5 21. Rc1 Nd7 22. Bxd5 exd5 23. Nxd7 Rxc1+ 24. Bxc1 {[#] And now Ne5 would win.} Bxd7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} 25. Be3 a6 26. Bc5 Ba4 27. Bxe7 {Black must now prevent Nd4.} Bxb3 28. Bc5 Bc4 29. Kf1 f5 30. Ke1 Kf7 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 81%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E97"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,72,57,43,46,21,57,24,18,8,14,9,27,-10,16,14,35,19,41,26,39,17,34,0, 24,-35,-17,-37,9,-35,-18,-47,-58,-78,-78,-250,-203,-241,-255,-301,-249,-329, -321,-327,-322,-304,-335,-728,-918,-909,-898]} 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 Re8 {E97: King's Indian: Classical Main Line (6...e5 7 0-0 Nc6): 8 Be3 and 8 d5 Ne7, not 9 Ne1} (10... b6 11. bxa5 Nh5 12. Nd2 Nf4 13. axb6 Rxa3 14. Nb5 Ra5 15. bxc7 Qd7 16. a4 Ba6 17. Nb3 Bxb5 18. cxb5 Qxc7 19. Nxa5 Qxa5 {1-0 (38) Pelletier,Y (2557)-Nakamura,H (2816) Skopje 2015}) 11. bxa5 Rxa5 12. Bb4 Ra8 13. a4 { [#] LiveBook: 6 Games} c5 $146 ({Predecessor (3):} 13... Bf8 14. Re1 c5 15. Ba3 Nd7 16. Bb2 Bg7 17. Ra3 Ra6 18. Nb5 Rf8 19. g3 f5 20. Ng5 {0-1 (37) Nezad,H (2421)-Jones,G (2650) Dubai 2016}) 14. Ba3 Ra6 15. Nd2 Rf8 16. Bb2 Ne8 17. Nb5 f5 18. exf5 gxf5 19. f4 Ng6 {[%cal Be7g6,Bg6e5,Be5g4,Bg4f6][%mdl 32]} 20. fxe5 Nxe5 21. Ra3 Bd7 22. Qa1 {With the idea Nxd6!} Qe7 23. Re1 Qh4 (23... Bh6 $5 { [%cal Rh6d2]} 24. Nf1 (24. Rg3+ Ng7 $11) 24... Bg7 $14) 24. g3 (24. Qb1 $11) 24... Qh6 $15 25. Nf3 {[%cal Rf3e5]} Ng4 26. Bxg7 (26. Bc1 $5 {[%cal Rc1h6]} Qh5 27. Qb1 $11) 26... Nxg7 27. Bf1 f4 $1 {[%cal Rf4g3] ...fxg3 is the strong threat.} 28. gxf4 ({Wrong is} 28. Re7 $2 fxg3 29. h3 Nf6 $19) 28... Rxf4 { [%cal Bf8f4,Bf4c4,Bc4c1][%mdl 32]} 29. Re7 $2 {[#]} (29. Qc1 $17 {might work better.}) 29... Nf6 30. Nc7 Rb6 {[%cal Ba6b6,Bb6b4,Bb4g4][%mdl 32]} 31. Re2 Rxc4 32. Ne6 {If White can now play Rg2 this consolidates a bit.} Rc1 33. Qa2 Rb4 34. Rg2 Rg4 35. Rb3 $2 {[#]} (35. Rxg4 Nxg4 36. Qe2) 35... Nxe6 $19 36. dxe6 Bxe6 {Precision: White = 19%, Black = 72%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Black "Risting, Eivind Olav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2304"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,53,10,35,16,27,27,25,20,26,23,28,36,47,0,0,-18,16,3,37,20,205,198, 416,408,412,408,416,415,412,412,404,407,454,450,450,439,442,449]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. a3 {D37: Damengambit (5.Lf4)} (6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be5 Bf5 12. Be2 Bf6 13. O-O Be4 14. Rc1 Ne6 {0-1 (38) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Carlsen,M (2837) Riadh 2017}) 6... Nbd7 7. Nb5 Ne8 8. e3 a6 9. Nc3 Nef6 {LiveBook: 10 Partien} 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Bd3 Re8 12. O-O c6 13. h3 Nf8 14. Ne5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 14. Qc2 Ng6 15. Bh2 Bd7 16. b4 Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (40) Johannesson,O (2255)-Birkisson,B (2019) Reykjavik 2017}) 14... Bd6 15. Bh2 c5 16. Kh1 cxd4 17. exd4 Ne6 18. Bc2 Qb6 $2 {[#]} (18... b6 $11) 19. Nxd5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Nxd5 $2 {[#]} (19... Qxd4 20. Nxf6+ gxf6) 20. Bxh7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kf8 (20... Kxh7 21. Qh5+) 21. Nc4 $1 {[%csl LRb6,LRd6]} Qxd4 22. Bxd6+ ({Schwächer ist} 22. Nxd6 Rd8 $18) 22... Ne7 23. Qxd4 Nxd4 24. Nb6 Be6 {Schwarz hofft, mit ...Tad8 fortzusetzen.} 25. Nxa8 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Rxa8 26. Rad1 Ndc6 {Jetzt ...g6 und Schwarz darf weiter klammern.} 27. Be4 {Precision: Weiß = 54%, Schwarz = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Black "Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2486"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,60,26,33,23,48,39,66,43,62,63,52,53,93,85,100,81,83,97,83,90,111,21, 12,11,7,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,7,8,3,2]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bd7 6. Ne5 Bc6 7. Nxc6 Nxc6 8. O-O Qd7 {E04: Katalanisch} 9. e3 Rd8 10. Qc2 e5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} 12. Nd2 b5 13. a4 a6 14. axb5 axb5 15. b3 {[#]} Qd3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 15... Bb4 16. bxc4 {1-0 (33) Rodshtein,M (2695)-Hovhannisyan,R (2606) Tbilisi 2017}) 16. Qxd3 Nxd3 17. Bc6+ Ke7 {[#]} 18. Nf3 $1 cxb3 19. Rb1 b4 20. Rxb3 Ng4 21. Nd4 (21. Bb5 $16 Nde5 22. Nxe5 Nxe5 23. Rxb4) 21... Nxc1 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 22. Rxc1 Kf6 23. Nb5 Rd2 24. Nxc7 Nxf2 25. Rf1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss hat Druck.} Ke5 26. Rxf2 Rxf2 27. Kxf2 {[#] Sa6 ist eine echte Drohung.} Kd6 28. Rxb4 Kxc7 29. Rc4 Bd6 30. Bd5+ Kd7 {Precision: Weiß = 62%, Schwarz = 73%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Landa, Konstantin"] [Black "Thorgeirsson, Jon Kristinn"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A49"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2298"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "127"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,127,22,16,14,22,0,11,14,25,0,0,0,25,0,21,0,33,27,25,17,61,50,65,56, 50,-16,20,6,69,68,69,70,86,68,67,52,54,42,79,40,72,18,131,85,331,331,331,330, 327,327,325,325,308,0,207,216,200,206,213,202,203,207,205,216,292,292,323,322, 318,0,292,292,297,292,380,371,344,337,456,174,279,271,434,445,449,454,435,366, 702,425,29959,29958,29989,29990,29991,702,12850,6436,5289,5189,938,726,29967, 29971,29973,29973,29969,29970,29974,29974]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. b3 c6 7. Bb2 Nbd7 8. Nbd2 Qc7 9. e4 e5 10. dxe5 {A49: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 g3: Anti-King's Indian systems} dxe5 {LiveBook: 9 Games} (10... Nxe5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. a4 Be6 13. Qe2 Rfd8 14. Nc4 Ne8 15. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 16. Rxd1 Rd8 17. Rxd8 Qxd8 18. Nxe5 {1-0 (35) Moussard,J (2571)-Haldorsen,B (2405) chess.com INT 2018}) 11. a4 b6 12. Qe2 {The position is equal.} a5 13. Rfd1 Ba6 14. Nc4 Rfe8 15. Bf1 Bf8 16. Bc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Qe1 Bb4 17. c3 Bf8 { 0-1 (27) Goiriz,Y (2099)-Pena,A (2267) Villa Carlos Paz 2008}) 16... Bc5 17. h3 Qb8 {Strongly threatening ...b5.} (17... Bxc4 $5 18. Qxc4 b5 $11) 18. Qe1 Ra7 19. Kg2 Bxc4 20. Bxc4 b5 21. axb5 cxb5 22. Bd5 (22. Bd3 $14) 22... b4 23. Bb2 Nb6 (23... Nxd5 $11 24. Rxd5 f6) 24. Bc6 $14 Re6 25. Bb5 h6 26. Qe2 Kh7 27. Rd3 Qb7 28. Re1 ({Much weaker is} 28. Bxe5 Nxe4 29. Rd8 Rxe5 $17) 28... Qe7 29. Ba1 Ne8 30. Red1 ({White should play} 30. Rd5 $16 Nxd5 31. exd5) 30... Nd6 (30... f6 $11) 31. Bc6 $16 Ne8 $2 (31... Ndc8 $16 {was called for.}) 32. Bxe8 $1 $18 Qxe8 33. Rd8 Qe7 34. Nxe5 $1 Rxe5 {[#]} 35. f4 $1 Nd7 {[#]} 36. Rc8 $2 (36. Qc4 $1 $18) 36... Nb6 $2 (36... Rc7 $1 $11 37. Rxd7 (37. Rxc7 Rxe4 38. Qf3 Re3 $11) 37... Qxd7 38. Rxc7 Rxe4 39. Rxd7 (39. Qxe4 Qd2+ 40. Kf3 Qd1+ 41. Qe2 Qd5+ 42. Qe4 Qd1+ 43. Qe2 Qd5+ 44. Qe4 Qd1+ $11) 39... Rxe2+ 40. Kf3 Re3+ 41. Kg2 Re2+ 42. Kf3 Re3+ 43. Kg2 Re2+) 37. Rb8 $40 {[%mdl 128] And now Rdd8 would win. White wants a kill.} Nd7 38. Rxd7 $1 ({Don't do} 38. Bxe5 $6 Nxb8 39. Bxb8 Rd7 $16) 38... Rxd7 39. Bxe5 {[%csl Ge5][%cal Rb8h8]} Rd8 40. Rxd8 Qxd8 41. Qd3 Qe7 42. Qd5 Bb6 43. Qd6 Qb7 44. Qd5 Qe7 $1 45. Qc6 Qd8 {( -> ...Qd2+)} 46. Qd6 Qc8 47. Qxb6 Qxc2+ 48. Qf2 Qxb3 49. h4 $2 (49. f5) 49... Qd3 (49... Qc4 $142 50. Qf3 a4) 50. Qf3 Qb5 $2 (50... Qc2+ 51. Kf1 a4) 51. h5 a4 52. hxg6+ fxg6 53. Qe3 {White wants to mate with Qa7+.} Qb7 $2 (53... Kg8 54. Qc1 b3) 54. Ba1 { Intending Qd4 and mate.} Qa6 (54... Qd7 $18 55. Qc5 g5 56. fxg5 hxg5 57. Qxb4 g4) 55. Kf2 Kg8 56. Qd4 {[%csl Ga1][%cal Rd4g7]} Kf7 57. Qxb4 (57. Qd7+ $142 Kf8 58. Bg7+ Kg8 59. Bd4 Kf8 60. Bc5+ Kg8 61. Qe8+ Kg7 62. Bd4+ Qf6 63. Qe7+ Kh8 64. Bxf6+ Kg8 65. Qg7#) 57... Qd3 58. Qb7+ Ke8 59. Qc6+ Ke7 60. Qf6+ Ke8 61. Qxg6+ {White mates.} Ke7 62. Qf6+ Ke8 63. Qe6+ Kf8 64. Qxh6+ {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 23%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2507"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "177"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,177,18,47,6,15,10,22,0,12,16,12,0,14,9,43,32,38,4,12,16,26,10,26,14, 19,0,39,34,28,28,21,16,20,7,4,0,4,1,20,10,10,0,16,6,8,10,15,8,20,9,56,62,75,74, 99,72,69,13,136,123,178,135,139,122,149,97,94,44,65,74,39,43,82,35,241,241,237, 192,332,327,452,452,452,452,452,452,452,452,642,1269,741,568,563,452,452,452, 450,445,316,188,446,405,396,112,182,141,217,217,194,137,397,367,169,169,428, 420,452,436,386,168,168,168,1106,870,649,619,5961,5945,6454,5867,29972,29972, 29967,29971,29968,29966,29970,29971,29970,29970,29970,29971,29971,29972,29981, 29982,29986,29987,29987,29986,29987,29985]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. Qa4 Bd7 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qd3 Rc8 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Nc3 b4 12. Ne4 Nxe4 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 13. Qxe4 O-O (13... Qe7 14. Rd1 e5 15. Be3 f5 16. Qd5 Bxe3 17. fxe3 e4 18. Nd4 Nxd4 19. Rxd4 Be6 20. Qb5+ { 1-0 (62) Zidu,J (2538)-Faber,H (2443) Remote email 2013}) 14. Rd1 Qe7 { LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 Rfd8 17. Nd2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17. Rac1 Be8 18. h4 h6 19. Ne1 Rxd1 20. Rxd1 {1/2-1/2 (38) Goric,E (2388)-Savanovic,A (2417) Banja Luka 2008}) 17... Be8 18. Nb3 h6 19. h4 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Rd8 21. Rc1 Qd6 22. Qc5 Qxc5 $1 23. Rxc5 Ne7 24. Rc7 Rd7 25. Rc1 Rd8 26. Bb7 Bb5 27. Kf1 Kf8 28. Ke1 Ke8 29. Nc5 Rb8 30. a3 bxa3 31. bxa3 Kf8 32. e4 e5 33. Rd1 Ke8 34. Rc1 Kf8 35. Kd2 Rd8+ 36. Ke3 Rd6 37. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4, Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} Bc6 38. Rb1 Ke8 39. Ba6 Rd8 40. a5 Rd6 41. Bc4 {And now Rb8+ would win.} Rd8 42. Ba2 (42. f4 $14) 42... Ba8 (42... Nc8 $1 $11) 43. a6 h5 (43... Rc8 $16) 44. f3 Rc8 45. Nd3 Ng6 46. Rb4 (46. Rb2 $142) 46... Ke7 $16 47. Rb5 Bc6 48. Ra5 f6 49. f4 {[%cal Rf4e5]} exf4+ 50. gxf4 Nxh4 $2 (50... Rd8 $14) 51. Rxh5 $18 Ng2+ {[#]} 52. Kd4 $1 Rd8+ (52... Re8 $142 53. Rh2 Kd6) 53. Bd5 Bb5 {aiming for ...Bxd3.} 54. Rh2 Bxd3 55. Rxg2 Bxa6 56. Rxg7+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Ke8 57. Rxa7 Be2 (57... Bb5 $142 58. Rb7 Bd7) 58. Kc5 Rb8 59. Kc6 Bd3 60. Rh7 {Black must now prevent Rh8+.} Rb4 61. Kd6 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Rb6+ 62. Kc5 Ra6 63. Rb7 (63. Rc7 $142) 63... Kf8 $2 (63... Ra5+ {is a better defense.} 64. Kd4 Bf1) 64. Kd4 Bf1 65. Rb1 $2 (65. f5 $18 Ke8 66. Ke3) 65... Be2 (65... Ra4+ $16 66. Ke3 Ra3+ 67. Kf2 Bd3) 66. Rb8+ Ke7 (66... Kg7 $16 67. Rb2 Bd1) 67. Rb7+ Ke8 68. Ke3 ({White should try} 68. Kc5 $18) 68... Bf1 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (68... Bd1 $16 {was called for.} 69. Bc4 Rd6) 69. Rb1 Ra3+ 70. Kd4 Be2 $2 (70... Bg2 71. f5 Ra6) 71. f5 Ra6 72. Ke3 Bg4 73. Bc4 (73. Rg1 $142 Bh5 74. Rh1 Ra3+ 75. Kd2) 73... Ra3+ {[#]} 74. Kd4 $1 {Threatens to win with Rb6.} Bf3 $2 (74... Ra5 75. Rh1 Bf3) 75. Rb6 Ra4 76. Rxf6 Be2 77. Rc6 Kd7 78. Rc5 Kd6 79. e5+ {White mates.} Kd7 80. f6 Bg4 81. Ke3 Rb4 82. Bd5 Be6 83. Rc6 Bxd5 { KRB-KR} 84. Rd6+ Ke8 85. Rxd5 Kf7 86. Rd7+ Kg6 87. Rg7+ Kh6 88. Rg8 Rb7 89. Ke4 {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Black "Haria, Ravi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2424"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,82,16,12,16,31,26,26,20,57,62,64,37,42,19,30,13,36,31,25,21,50,39,41, 0,0,0,16,-29,-22,-64,-54,-26,-34,-92,-85,-259,-252,-348,-356,-598,-583,-583, -563,-704,-703,-639,-580,-688,-649,-642,-605,-1279,-1054,-1028,-871,-850,-718, -1053,-1028,-1001,-958]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d4 5. O-O c5 6. e3 Nc6 7. exd4 cxd4 8. d3 Bd6 {A13: Reti-Eröffnung} (8... Be7 9. b3 O-O 10. Na3 e5 11. Nc2 Nd7 12. a3 a5 13. Rb1 Nc5 14. b4 axb4 15. axb4 Na4 16. Bd2 {0-1 (47) Wei,Y (2739)-Karjakin,S (2760) Medias 2017}) 9. a3 a5 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Nbd2 O-O {LiveBook: 3 Partien} 13. Ne4 Qe7 14. Nxd6 Qxd6 15. Rc1 $146 e5 16. c5 Qg6 17. Re1 Re8 18. Qc2 Re7 19. Nd2 Bf5 20. Ne4 Bxe4 21. Rxe4 Rae8 22. Ree1 Kh8 23. Qc4 f5 $1 24. b4 {Schwarz sollte b5 verhindern.} e4 {Droht stark . ..Se5.} 25. dxe4 fxe4 26. Rcd1 {Weiss will b5 spielen.} axb4 27. axb4 d3 28. b5 {[#]} (28. h3 $15) 28... Ne5 $1 $17 {[%cal Re5c4,Bc6e5,Be5g4,Bg4f2][%mdl 32]} 29. Qc1 $2 (29. Qd4 $17 {war nötig.} Qh5 30. Rd2) 29... Ng4 $19 30. c6 bxc6 31. bxc6 $2 {[#]} (31. Qc5 {war einen Versuch wert.} cxb5 32. Rd2) 31... Qh5 $1 { Droht ...e3 und aus.Schwarz steht klar auf Gewinn.} 32. h3 {[#]} Nxf2 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 33. Kxf2 {Kg1 ist eine echte Drohung.} e3+ 34. Kg1 d2 35. Qc3 { Wenn Weiss jetzt Zeit für Tf1 hätte...} dxe1=Q+ 36. Rxe1 e2 37. Qf3 Qc5+ 38. Qf2 Qc3 39. Kh2 Re6 40. h4 Rf6 41. Qg1 Rd6 {Precision: Weiß = 38%, Schwarz = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E14"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2277"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,103,35,30,38,6,16,0,0,0,14,-36,1,-56,0,0,0,0,0,-14,0,-8,-5,-14,-5,0, 0,-47,-45,-41,12,15,17,33,77,73,70,65,66,36,42,42,43,0,143,146,138,43,70,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,7,7,526,723,664,722,693,707,691,691,658,794,510,246,792,772,783,754, 708,708,787,784,700,693,785,760]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. b3 Nf6 4. Bb2 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nc3 b6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 Bb7 9. Bd3 c5 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qe2 {E14: Queen's Indian: Classical Variation (4 e3)} Rc8 (11... Re8 12. Ba6 Qc8 13. Bxb7 Qxb7 14. Rfd1 Rac8 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Rac1 Nb6 17. Qc2 {1/2-1/2 (44) Rozum,I (2602)-Bocharov,D (2581) Khanty-Mansiysk 2016}) 12. Rfd1 Re8 13. Rac1 { LiveBook: 4 Games. White is slightly better.} Bd6 14. Bf5 a6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14... Qe7 15. g3 Rcd8 16. Bh3 Nf8 17. Nh4 g6 18. Nf3 Ne6 19. Nb5 Bb8 {0-1 (69) Antunac,G (2390)-Nikolac,J (2417) Croatia 2011}) 15. Na4 { Threatens to win with dxc5.} Rc7 16. Nd2 Qe7 17. Bh3 h6 18. Rc2 ({White should try} 18. Qd3 $11) 18... cxd4 (18... Bc6 $1 $15 19. dxc5 bxc5) 19. Rxc7 $11 Bxc7 20. Bxd4 b5 21. Nb2 Ne5 22. Nd3 Nc6 23. Nf3 Nxd4 24. Nxd4 Ne4 {Strongly threatening ...Nc3.} 25. Rc1 Bb6 ({Reject} 25... Qd6 26. g3 $11) 26. Qb2 Ng5 ({ Black should play} 26... b4 $15) 27. Bg4 Qe4 28. Nf4 {Hoping for Nf5.} g6 29. h4 Nh7 30. Bf3 Qe5 31. h5 Ng5 32. Bg4 Qf6 33. g3 Ne4 (33... Ne6 $1 $11 { keeps the balance.} 34. Nfxe6 fxe6) 34. hxg6 $16 fxg6 {[%cal Bf7g6,Bg6g5][%mdl 32]} 35. Bd7 (35. Be6+ $16 Kf8 36. Bxd5 Bxd5 37. Nxd5 Bxd4 38. exd4) 35... Rf8 $14 36. Qe2 (36. Be6+ $14 Kh7 37. a4 (37. Bxd5 Bxd5 38. Nxd5 Qe5 $15)) 36... g5 $1 $11 {[%cal Rg5f4]} 37. Nd3 Bxd4 38. exd4 Qxd4 39. Be6+ Kh8 {White must now prevent ...Nxg3.} 40. Rc7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Ba8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (40... Qf6 $11) 41. Qh5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh5h6]} Qf6 {[#]} 42. Bf5 $1 { [%mdl 512]} Nxg3 (42... Qxf5 43. Qxh6+) 43. fxg3 Qb6+ {[#]} 44. Nc5 $1 { Be6! would kill now.} (44. Kh2 Qxc7 45. Qxh6+ Kg8 $16) 44... Qxc7 45. Qxh6+ Kg8 {[#]} 46. Qxf8+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf8 47. Ne6+ {White is clearly winning.} Ke7 48. Nxc7 Bb7 49. g4 d4 50. Ne6 d3 51. Kf2 d2 52. Ke2 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 66%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2677"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,68,21,25,31,47,33,21,39,52,47,25,49,29,37,27,54,50,37,40,47,35,38,38, 34,29,23,23,20,1,12,0,10,0,-2,-37,-27,-91,-71,-85,-78,-78,-84,-87,-65,-129, -116,-134,-35,-25,-12]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Nc3 Rd8 9. Bd2 {D78: Grünfeldindisch (Fianchetto 6.0-0 c6)} Be6 10. Na4 Qxb3 11. axb3 {LiveBook: 3 Partien. Sb6! ist eine echte Drohung. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Na6 12. Rfc1 Ne4 13. Ba5 Rdc8 14. e3 {[#]} f5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 14... g5 15. Nd2 Nxd2 16. Bxd2 g4 {1-0 (49) Rapport,R (2700) -Howell,D (2682) Caleta 2018}) 15. Bf1 dxc4 16. bxc4 c5 17. Nc3 Nxc3 18. Bxc3 cxd4 19. Bxd4 Nc5 {und nun wäre ...Sb3 stark für Schwarz.} 20. Ra3 Ne4 21. b4 a6 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Nd4 Bf7 24. c5 e5 25. Nb3 Rc7 26. Rd1 Rb8 27. f3 Nc3 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Schwarz drückt.} 28. Rd6 (28. Rda1 $11 {hält das Gleichgewicht.}) 28... Nd5 $17 29. Bc4 Nxb4 30. Bxf7 Kxf7 31. Ra4 {[#]} Nc6 $1 32. g4 (32. e4 $15) 32... fxg4 33. fxg4 Kg7 (33... Ke7 $17 34. Nd2 Rd7 35. Rxd7+ Kxd7) 34. Nd2 Rf8 {Precision: Weiß = 34%, Schwarz = 60%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Black "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B92"] [WhiteElo "2544"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,78,15,8,0,0,14,0,0,-14,-15,-12,-10,-13,-13,-11,-11,-30,-24,-33,0,0, -3,-32,-26,-42,-24,-27,-26,-47,-17,-31,0,0,0,0,0,-39,-29,-121,-142,-167,-167, -202,-217,-196,-72,-268,-224,-391,-402,-404,-398,-370,-382,-557,-449,-458,-450, -568,-558,-817,-776]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Bg5 Be6 {B92: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Qd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (10. O-O Be7 11. Nd5 Nd7 12. Bc4 Rc8 13. Qe2 Nb6 14. Nxb6 Qxb6 15. Bb3 O-O 16. Rfd1 {1-0 (55) Caruana,F (2794)-Grischuk,A (2785) Saint Louis 2017}) 10... Be7 {The position is equal.} 11. Nd5 Nd7 $146 ({ Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11... Bxd5 12. Qxd5 Nc6 13. c3 O-O 14. O-O Qc7 15. a4 {1-0 (45) Pietzsch,W-Schlieder,R Schwerin 1951}) 12. Rd1 Rc8 13. c3 Rc6 14. O-O Nf6 15. Qc2 {Threatens to win with Nxe5.} Bxd5 16. exd5 Rc8 17. c4 O-O 18. b4 Re8 19. Qb3 Bf8 20. Rfe1 g6 21. Bf1 Bh6 22. g3 Nd7 23. a3 Bg7 24. h4 Bh6 25. c5 dxc5 {Hoping for ...b5.} 26. d6 $1 b5 27. bxc5 e4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has the initiative.} ({Don't play} 27... Nxc5 $6 28. Qd5 $14) 28. Nh2 (28. Ng5 $1 $11 Bxg5 29. hxg5) 28... Nxc5 $17 29. Qd5 Qd7 30. Bg2 {[#]} Bg7 $1 31. Ng4 h5 (31... Qxg4 $19 32. d7 {[#]} Qxd7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 33. Qxd7 Nxd7 34. Rxd7 f5) 32. Ne3 $2 (32. Rc1 $17) 32... Nd3 33. Bxe4 $2 (33. Rf1 Re5 34. Qb3) 33... Nxe1 $19 34. Rxe1 Re6 35. Rd1 Rd8 36. Nf5 (36. Qd3 $142) 36... Bf8 {Black is clearly winning.} 37. Bb1 Rde8 ({ Weaker is} 37... gxf5 38. Bxf5 Rde8 39. Qf3 $19) 38. Kh2 Re5 39. Ne7+ R8xe7 $1 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Brunello, Sabino"] [Black "Soham Das"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A81"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2275"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,73,12,0,0,0,-18,-12,0,-34,-36,-43,-39,-41,-8,0,-15,-19,-15,-33,19,14, 31,18,46,35,181,170,166,154,206,193,179,183,174,180,178,187,221,235,316,313, 328,324,352,333,494,391,706,427,755,755,1043,997,5235,3587,29984,29985]} 1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nh3 Bg7 5. Nf4 Nc6 6. d5 Ne5 {A81: Holländische Verteidigung (Leningrader Variante)} 7. Nc3 (7. Nd2 Nf7 8. O-O e6 9. dxe6 dxe6 10. Nc4 O-O 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Nd3 c6 13. a4 Nd5 14. e4 {0-1 (56) Demidov,M (2523)-Kamsky,G (2676) Sochi 2017}) 7... c6 8. e4 d6 9. O-O O-O 10. h3 { LiveBook: 3 Partien} fxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 e6 13. dxc6 $146 ({Vorgänger: } 13. Nxe6 Bxe6 14. dxe6 {1/2-1/2 (41) Ould Ahmed,S (2411)-Spitz,P (2491) ICCF email 2011}) 13... bxc6 14. Bg2 d5 15. Rb1 Nc4 16. b3 Rb8 17. h4 Nd6 18. Be3 e5 {[#]} (18... Qc7 $15) 19. Nxd5 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]} cxd5 20. Qxd5+ Kh8 {Und weiter mit ...Lb7 wäre nett.} 21. Rbd1 Ba6 (21... Rb7 $1 $14) 22. Qxd6 $18 Bxf1 23. Bxf1 Qa5 (23... e4 $16 {ist eine bessere Verteidigung.} 24. Bg2 (24. Bxa7 Qxd6 25. Rxd6 Ra8 $16) 24... Qa5) 24. Qe7 {Weiss droht Td7 und Matt.} Bf6 25. Qxa7 Qxa7 26. Bxa7 Ra8 27. Rd7 Rfd8 28. Rf7 Rd1 29. Kg2 e4 30. Be3 Bg7 31. a4 { [%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Rc8 (31... Rdd8 $142 32. Bb5 Bd4) 32. Bc4 Rb1 $2 ( 32... Bc3 33. Re7 Ra1) 33. Bd5 Re8 (33... Rd1 $142 34. Bxe4 Re8) 34. a5 Ra1 { [#]} 35. Rxg7 $1 {[%mdl 512] Weiss will mit Ld4 Matt setzen.} Rd1 (35... Kxg7 36. Bd4+) 36. Rd7 Re5 37. c4 {Precision: Weiß = 68%, Schwarz = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Nihal Sarin"] [Black "Adly, Ahmed"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2534"] [BlackElo "2643"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "135"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,135,3,29,16,23,15,27,9,26,19,20,5,22,14,32,21,35,22,29,27,35,28,56, 46,62,63,82,76,67,83,115,44,53,45,56,50,53,48,56,45,60,52,50,49,50,47,68,49,89, 68,116,109,145,143,151,149,154,162,223,137,147,108,157,161,167,147,175,164,234, 164,160,162,149,158,149,149,133,113,113,113,113,113,126,126,126,126,126,126, 126,126,126,126,1154,1134,1093,999,929,814,1264,994,2437,2436,6012,5089,4746, 948,4554,2307,5953,5580,11690,9216,29966,29967,29966,29966,29980,29982,29983, 29984,29986,29987,29997,29998]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. a3 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} (6. e3 Nbd7 7. a3 c5 8. cxd5 Nxd5 9. Nxd5 exd5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Be5 Bf5 12. Be2 Bf6 13. O-O Be4 14. Rc1 Ne6 {0-1 (38) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Carlsen,M (2837) Riadh 2017}) 6... b6 7. e3 Ba6 { LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. Nb5 {White has an edge.} Ne8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Bd6 9. Nxd6 cxd6 10. Rc1 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bxc4 12. Rxc4 b5 {1-0 (49) Werner,D (2315)-Lamb,H (2139) Berlin 2006}) 9. cxd5 Qxd5 10. Nc3 Qb7 $1 11. Bxa6 Nxa6 12. O-O c5 13. Nb5 Rd8 14. Qa4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Bd6 15. dxc5 Bxf4 $1 16. c6 Qxc6 {...Nec7 is the strong threat.} 17. Qxa6 Bb8 18. Rac1 ({Avoid the trap} 18. Nxa7 $2 Qa8 $19) 18... Qd5 19. Nbd4 {Black must now prevent Nc6.} Nf6 20. Nc6 {Strongly threatening Ne7+.} Rd7 21. Qa4 b5 22. Qc2 ( 22. Qa6 $16) 22... Qd3 $14 23. Nfd4 Qxc2 24. Rxc2 Rb7 25. Na5 Rb6 26. Ndc6 Re8 27. Rd1 Kf8 28. f3 Nd5 29. Kf2 f5 30. Nxb8 Rbxb8 31. Nc6 Rb7 32. Nd4 $1 Nf6 33. b4 Rb6 34. Rdc1 $1 e5 35. Nxf5 Ra6 (35... g6 {is a better defense.}) 36. e4 Rxa3 37. Nd6 Rd8 38. Nxb5 Ra4 39. Rc8 Ke7 40. R1c7+ Nd7 (40... Rd7 {was worth a try.} 41. Rxd7+ Nxd7) 41. Rxd8 Kxd8 42. Rxa7 Rxb4 $18 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 43. Nc3 Rb2+ 44. Kg3 Ke7 45. Ra2 Rxa2 46. Nxa2 $16 {KN-KN} Nc5 47. Nb4 Kd6 48. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Ne6 49. Nd3 Nf8 50. Kg4 Ke6 51. h5 Nd7 52. Kg5 Nb6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (52... Nf6 $16 53. g3 Ne8) 53. h6 $1 $18 g6 54. f4 Nc4 55. fxe5 Kf7 56. Kf4 Ke7 57. Nf2 g5+ 58. Kxg5 Nxe5 59. Ng4 Nf7+ 60. Kf4 Ke6 61. e5 Nh8 62. Nf6 Ng6+ {[#]} 63. Kg5 $1 {White mates.} Nxe5 64. Nxh7 Kf7 65. Kf5 Nc4 {[#]} 66. Ng5+ $1 Kg8 67. Kf6 Ne3 68. h7+ {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 49%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Black "Loew, Gerald"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C41"] [WhiteElo "2533"] [BlackElo "2204"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,51,45,37,58,56,78,77,114,93,158,151,152,141,555,544,520,558,581,560, 545,554,597,584,570,577,582,500,598,591,638,636,605,613,780,779,774,759,1010, 1015]} 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. O-O c6 7. a4 a5 { C41: Philidor Defence} 8. h3 {LiveBook: 6 Games} (8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 Qc7 10. Be3 Nb6 11. Ba2 Nfd7 12. Qe2 Bf6 13. d5 Be7 14. Rad1 Nf6 15. Nd2 Bd7 16. Nc4 Nxc4 17. Qxc4 Rac8 18. Qb3 cxd5 {1-0 (80) Howell,D (2644)-Maghsoodloo,P (2584) Doha 2016}) 8... h6 9. Be3 Qc7 {White is slightly better.} 10. Nh4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10. Qe2 Nf8 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. Nh4 Be6 13. Nf5 Bxf5 14. exf5 { 1/2-1/2 (103) Karavade,E (2409)-Czebe,A (2454) Zalakaros 2016}) 10... g6 11. Ba2 Nf8 {[#]} (11... Rh7 $142) 12. f4 $1 $16 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5,Bf5g6,Bg6g7] [%mdl 32]} exd4 13. Bxd4 {e5 is the strong threat.} Ne6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (13... Be6 $16 {is tougher.}) 14. Bxe6 $18 {White is clearly winning.} Bxe6 15. f5 Bc4 16. fxg6 Bxf1 17. Qxf1 O-O-O 18. g7 Rhg8 19. Bxf6 Rde8 20. Bxe7 Rxe7 21. Nf5 Re6 22. Qf2 Kb8 23. Rd1 Rd8 24. Ne2 Rg6 25. Nf4 Rg5 26. h4 {Precision: White = 84%, Black = 16%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C03"] [WhiteElo "2518"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,128,0,14,8,5,0,7,10,16,9,16,14,12,15,18,21,20,17,21,25,22,16,77,73, 80,80,78,82,161,168,189,148,275,271,314,316,297,221,300,221,212,199,229,131, 108,71,115,57,111,99,95,30,51,30,30,30,30,30,30,30,30,30,62,54,70,67,70,12,70, 67,67,67,70,63,70,70,56,23,54,54,54,54,52,1,1,8,71,0,0,0,71,76,83,85,85,83,339, 275,277,328,297,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Be7 4. e5 c5 5. c3 cxd4 6. cxd4 {C03: Französische Verteidigung (Tarrasch-Variante)} Qb6 7. Ndf3 Bb4+ 8. Bd2 Nc6 {LiveBook: 10 Partien} 9. Bc3 Bd7 10. Qd2 Nge7 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 10... f6 11. Bd3 Nge7 12. Ne2 Bxc3 13. bxc3 fxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. dxe5 {1-0 (65) Mamedov,R (2680)-Anton Guijarro,D (2654) Kocaeli 2017}) 11. Bd3 O-O 12. Ne2 f6 13. O-O fxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Bxb4 Nxd3 16. Bxe7 Rf7 17. Ba3 Bb5 18. f4 Rc8 (18... Re8 $11 {bleibt in der Remisbreite.}) 19. Rf3 $1 $16 {[#]} Nb4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 20. Bxb4 {Te3 ist eine echte Drohung.} Bxe2 21. Bc5 $1 $36 {[%cal Rc5b6][%mdl 2048] Weiss bestimmt, wo es lang geht.} Rxc5 (21... Qa6 $16 22. Rc3 b6) 22. dxc5 $18 Qxc5+ 23. Re3 Bg4 (23... Bb5 $16) 24. Rc1 Qb6 25. Rc8+ Rf8 26. Rxf8+ $1 Kxf8 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KDT-KDL} 27. h3 Bf5 28. Kh2 Be4 29. h4 ({Auf keinen Fall} 29. Rb3 $6 Qc7 $16) ({Besser ist} 29. Qc1 $18 Kf7 30. Rb3) 29... h6 30. h5 Qd8 31. Qf2 (31. Kg3 $16 Qe8 32. Qb4+ Kg8 33. Qxb7 ) 31... Qf6 (31... Bf5 $14) 32. Rc3 $16 Kg8 33. Kg1 (33. g4 $1 $16) 33... Kh7 $11 34. Rc7 e5 35. fxe5 Qxe5 36. Rxb7 Qxh5 37. Qd2 Qg4 38. Rf7 a6 39. Rf2 Qg3 40. b4 Qe5 41. Qb2 (41. Qe1 $14) 41... Qg3 (41... d4 $1 $11) 42. Qd4 Qc7 43. Qe3 Qe5 44. Rd2 Qa1+ 45. Kh2 Qc1 46. a4 Qc6 47. Qb3 Qf6 48. Kg1 Qb6+ 49. Rf2 ( 49. Kh1 $14) 49... Qd4 50. b5 Qa1+ (50... axb5 $11 51. axb5 Qb6) 51. Rf1 ({ Günstiger ist} 51. Kh2 $1 $16 {Und weiter mit Db2 wäre nett.} Qe5+ 52. Qg3 Qh5+ 53. Qh3 Qe5+ 54. Kh1) 51... Qd4+ 52. Rf2 (52. Kh1 $11) 52... Qa1+ $16 53. Kh2 $1 Qe5+ 54. Qg3 Qh5+ {[#]} 55. Kg1 $1 {zielt auf b6 ab.} Qd1+ $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (55... axb5 $16 56. axb5 d4) 56. Rf1 $1 $18 {[%cal Rf1d1]} Qxa4 57. b6 Qb4 58. Qe3 $2 ({Weiss kommt nicht vorbei an} 58. Qf2 $18) 58... a5 $11 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 59. Rf7 Qb2 {[%csl Ge4][%cal Rb2g2]} 60. Qf2 Qa1+ 61. Kh2 Qe5+ 62. Kg1 Qa1+ 63. Qf1 Qd4+ $1 64. Qf2 Qa1+ {Precision: Weiß = 63%, Schwarz = 44%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Black "Cumming, Rhys"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A39"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2155"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,83,54,55,73,55,72,68,79,71,75,73,66,63,81,54,75,72,76,71,137,120,121, 110,104,101,102,95,133,120,120,101,128,91,644,639,871,853,832,312,310,315,328, 310,29983,29984,29984,29985,29985,29986,29986,29987,29987,29988,29988,1992, 29988,29989,29989,29990,29990,29991]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 c5 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 Nxd4 9. Qxd4 d6 10. Qd3 Qa5 11. h3 Be6 12. Bd2 {A39: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3 Nf6 6 0-0 0-0 7 d4} Qc7 (12... Nd7 13. b3 Ne5 14. Qc2 Rfc8 15. Rac1 Rab8 16. Nb5 Qa6 17. Be3 b6 18. Qd2 Bd7 19. f4 Nc6 {1-0 (68) Van Wely,L (2667)-Balog,I (2548) Belgium 2017}) 13. b3 {LiveBook: 8 Games} Nd7 14. Rac1 $146 {White is better.} ({Predecessor: } 14. e4 Nc5 15. Qe2 a5 16. Rac1 a4 17. b4 Na6 18. Nd5 Bxd5 19. exd5 a3 { 1-0 (43) Keilhack,H (2325)-Gritsch,G (2135) Wuerttenberg 1999}) 14... Ne5 15. Qe3 Qd7 16. Kh2 Nc6 17. Rfd1 Rac8 18. Be1 b6 19. Nd5 h5 20. f4 Bf5 {With the idea ...Bb2.} 21. Bc3 f6 (21... Be6 $142) 22. Qd2 $16 Bh6 23. Ne3 Be6 24. Qd3 Kf7 25. h4 Nd8 26. Bb2 Kg7 27. Be4 Bf7 28. Nd5 e5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (28... Ne6 $16) 29. Nxf6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf6 {[#]} 30. Bxe5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Ke7 (30... dxe5 31. Qxd7) 31. Qe3 $2 (31. Bxd6+ Ke8 32. c5 bxc5 33. Qa6) 31... dxe5 32. Rxd7+ Kxd7 33. Qd3+ Kc7 $2 (33... Ke7 $18 34. Rd1 (34. Bxg6 Rc6 $16) 34... Kf6 35. Qd6+ Ne6) 34. c5 {[%csl Gc5][%cal Rd3d6]} Nb7 35. cxb6+ Kxb6 36. Qe3+ Nc5 37. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4c5][%mdl 32]} exf4 38. bxc5+ Kc7 39. Qa3 (39. Qd4 $142 fxg3+ 40. Kxg3 Rcd8 {[#]} 41. Qa4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rd7 42. c6 Bf4+ 43. Kg2 Kd8 44. Rf1) 39... Bd5 40. Qxa7+ {White mates.} Kd8 41. Rd1 fxg3+ 42. Kh3 { Precision: White = 48%, Black = 27%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Fernandez, Daniel Howard"] [Black "Can, Emre"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2505"] [BlackElo "2603"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,76,30,41,22,24,0,0,0,0,0,35,0,34,6,6,6,14,19,10,-39,-27,-13,-10,-10, -16,-58,0,0,0,-14,-16,-43,-17,-7,9,-12,-19,-25,-28,-53,-51,-41,-42,-50,-41,-49, -46,-97,-97,-160,-25,-35,-27,-327,-308,-555,-554,-515,-461,-522,-516,-1063, -1040,-939,-456,-1743,-1630,-1562,-1493]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. d4 Qa5 4. e3 g6 (4... d5 5. dxc5 Qxc5 6. b4 Qc7 7. Bb2 Bg4 8. Nbd2 e6 9. Qa4+ Nbd7 10. c4 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 dxc4 {0-1 (51) Rozhko,D (2353)-Kovalenko,I (2643) Dombai 2013}) 5. Bd3 Bg7 6. O-O {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} d5 7. b4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. h3 O-O 8. b4 cxb4 9. cxb4 Qxb4 10. Ba3 Qa5 11. Bxe7 {1/2-1/2 (51) Ehrke,M (2224)-Wilde,D (2175) Bad Segeberg 2000}) 7... cxb4 8. cxb4 {The position is equal.} Qxb4 9. Ne5 Qa5 10. Qb3 Qb6 (10... O-O { feels hotter.} 11. Ba3 Re8 12. Nc3 Nc6 13. Rab1 Nd7) 11. Qa4+ Bd7 12. Nxd7 Nbxd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,Bb6c4][%mdl 32]} 13. Ba3 Qd8 14. Nd2 a6 15. Rfc1 b5 16. Qb4 Nb6 17. Be2 Ra7 ({Black should play} 17... e6 $15) 18. Qa5 $11 Nc4 19. Nxc4 bxc4 20. Qxd8+ Kxd8 21. Rab1 Kd7 22. Bd1 Rc8 23. Ba4+ Kd8 24. Bc5 Rxc5 $1 25. dxc5 Ne4 26. Rb8+ Kc7 27. Rg8 Bf6 28. Be8 ({White should try} 28. g4 $15) 28... Nxc5 $17 {And now ...c3 would win.} 29. Bxf7 {[#]} (29. Rb1 $142) 29... e6 (29... c3 $1 $17 {Hoping for ...Nd3.} 30. Kf1 (30. Bxd5 $2 Nd3 $19) 30... Nd3) 30. Rb1 $11 c3 $36 {[%cal Bc4c3,Bc3c2][%mdl 2080] Black is more active.} 31. Rbb8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (31. Kf1 $1 $11) 31... Kd6 $19 {aiming for ...c2.} 32. Rgc8 $2 (32. Rb6+ Ke7 33. Rc8) 32... Rc7 {Black is clearly winning.} 33. Rxc7 Kxc7 {KRB-KBN} 34. Rb1 {intending Be8.} Nd3 35. Bxe6 (35. Rf1 $142 Kd6 36. Bg8) 35... c2 {[%cal Rc2b1] [#]} 36. Rf1 Kd6 (36... Bc3 $142 {Threatens to win with ...Be1.} 37. Bxd5 Ne1) 37. Bg8 (37. Bg4 $142) 37... Bc3 38. Bxh7 Ne1 { Precision: White = 30%, Black = 68%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Bartholomew, John"] [Black "Maxion, Dirk"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2477"] [BlackElo "2187"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "181"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,181,18,26,25,18,27,23,20,11,-13,-10,-17,0,-5,12,18,22,17,22,8,32,19, 17,17,22,24,31,-14,11,11,11,0,18,22,26,10,15,13,12,0,5,4,10,15,26,12,18,10,23, 22,32,11,27,10,35,30,60,58,71,70,75,58,58,58,61,51,90,102,93,93,91,20,40,31,68, 14,86,86,86,86,86,86,86,17,58,27,28,0,47,38,53,0,62,23,38,0,64,4,55,0,69,69,69, 69,69,69,69,69,69,69,69,69,69,75,75,0,75,69,75,69,69,76,84,21,68,0,192,192,229, 68,68,68,83,68,68,68,77,68,68,68,68,0,68,68,112,112,177,170,150,141,165,154, 399,360,1231,1150,1981,1931,29971,29968]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 d6 5. c3 Nbd7 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 O-O 8. Bd3 Qe8 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} 9. O-O e5 10. e4 Nh5 (10... Nb6 11. a4 a5 12. Re1 Bd7 13. Bc2 Nh5 14. Nf1 Nf4 15. Bg3 Nh5 16. Bh4 Nf4 17. Ne3 Bc6 18. Bg3 Nh5 19. Bh4 Nf4 20. Bg3 Nh5 21. Bh4 {1/2-1/2 (21) Artemiev,V (2677)-Demchenko,A (2628) Skopje 2017}) 11. Re1 Nf4 12. Bf1 Nb6 {LiveBook: 19 Games} 13. Qc2 Bd7 14. Rad1 f6 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 14... Ne6 15. Bg3 Ng5 16. Nxg5 hxg5 {0-1 (30) Bogdanovski,V (2443) -D'Amore,C (2448) Mallorca 2004}) 15. c4 c5 16. dxc5 dxc5 17. Nb1 Bg4 18. Qb3 Ne6 {Hoping for ...Nd4.} (18... f5 {NOTEXT} 19. Rc1 Bh5 20. Nfd2 Ne6 21. f3 f4) 19. h3 Bxf3 20. Qxf3 Nd4 21. Qd3 Na4 22. Rd2 Rd8 23. Qa3 Qc6 24. b3 Nb6 { [%cal Ba4b6,Bb6d7,Bd7f8,Bf8e6,Be6f4][%mdl 32]} 25. Qb2 h5 26. Nc3 Bh6 27. Rdd1 Kg7 28. f3 Rf7 29. Bd3 Nd7 30. Nd5 Nf8 31. b4 Nfe6 32. Bf2 b6 33. b5 Qd7 34. Bf1 Nf4 35. a4 Kh7 36. a5 Qd6 37. axb6 axb6 38. Ra1 Rb8 39. Ra6 Nfe6 40. Rea1 Bg7 41. Ra7 Rbb7 42. Rxb7 (42. R7a3 {NOTEXT} f5 43. Qb1 Nf4 44. Nc3 Rbd7 45. Kh1) 42... Rxb7 43. Ra3 Nc7 44. Qa2 Nde6 45. Ra7 Rxa7 46. Qxa7 Nxd5 47. exd5 ({ White should play} 47. cxd5 $16 Nd8 48. Be3) 47... Qc7 48. Qa8 Nd8 49. Bd3 (49. Bh4 $14) 49... Bf8 (49... Nf7 $11 {remains equal.}) 50. g4 $16 hxg4 51. hxg4 Kg7 52. Kg2 Bd6 53. Be3 (53. Qa4 $16) 53... Qb8 54. Qa1 {Strongly threatening Qb1.} Nf7 55. Qb1 Nh8 56. Qh1 Nf7 57. Qb1 Nh8 58. Qa2 Nf7 59. Qc2 Nh8 (59... e4 $11 60. Bxe4 Qh8) 60. Qa4 (60. Kf1 $14) 60... Nf7 (60... e4 $11 61. Bxe4 Nf7) 61. Bb1 (61. Be4 $14) 61... Bc7 (61... e4 $11 62. Bxe4 Qh8) 62. Qc2 $14 Nh8 63. Bd2 Qd8 64. Bc3 Kf7 65. Qe4 Qd6 66. Kf1 Qd7 67. Bd3 Bd6 68. Qe1 Qe7 69. Qe4 Qd7 $1 70. Ke1 Qe7 71. Kd1 Kg8 72. Kc2 Qh7 73. f4 (73. Qe2 $16) 73... Qh2+ 74. Bd2 ({White should try} 74. Kb3 $14) 74... Qh3 $2 (74... Kg7 $11) 75. fxe5 $18 fxe5 {[#]} 76. Bc3 $2 (76. Bg5 $1 $18) 76... Qh2+ $14 77. Kb3 Qg3 78. Bc2 Kg7 79. Kb2 Kg8 80. Qe2 Kg7 81. Kb3 Nf7 82. Qe4 Nh8 83. Bb1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Kg8 84. Qe2 Kg7 {[#]} (84... Qh4 $16 85. Qa2 (85. Bxe5 $2 Qe7 $19 ) 85... Qf6) 85. Qa2 $1 $18 Nf7 86. Qa7 Qxg4 87. Qxb6 Qd7 $2 (87... g5 $16 { was called for.}) 88. Qc6 Qxc6 $2 (88... Qe7 89. b6 Qg5) 89. dxc6 Bc7 90. Ka4 Nd8 91. Ba5 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Der Manuelian, Haik"] [Black "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C75"] [WhiteElo "2279"] [BlackElo "2634"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "102"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,102,46,41,55,42,39,39,31,33,39,38,43,35,19,9,6,5,8,11,0,21,11,13,14, 8,9,16,7,16,22,16,0,9,0,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-124,0,-123,0,-81,-57,-72,-54,-50, -34,-34,-47,-62,-55,-55,0,0,0,0,0,-249,-64,-101,-66,-66,-64,-185,-183,-553, -505,-593,-556,-582,-580,-581,-574,-579,-559]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. O-O Bd7 6. c3 Nge7 7. d4 Ng6 8. Re1 Be7 9. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1, Bf1g3,Bg3f5][%mdl 32]} h6 10. Nf1 Bg5 11. Ng3 Bxc1 {C75: Ruy Lopez: Deferred Steinitz: 5 c3 Bd7 6 d4 without ...g6} 12. Rxc1 O-O {LiveBook: 6 Games} 13. Nf5 b5 {White is slightly better.} 14. Bb3 Na5 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 14... Nce7 15. Qc2 Rc8 16. Rcd1 exd4 17. Rxd4 Nc6 18. Rd2 Re8 19. g3 {1-0 (50) Al Tarbosh,W (2272)-Thanarotrung,R (1951) Tromsoe 2014}) 15. Bc2 Nc4 16. b3 Nb6 17. g3 Re8 18. Qd2 Qf6 19. N3h4 Nxh4 20. Nxh4 c5 21. Rcd1 Rac8 22. dxe5 dxe5 23. Nf5 Bxf5 24. exf5 Red8 25. Qc1 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Rd8 27. a3 Rd6 28. Be4 Qd8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 29. Rxd6 Qxd6 30. b4 Nc4 31. Bg2 cxb4 32. axb4 Qd3 33. Bb7 (33. Qa1 $1 $11) 33... Nd6 ({ Don't play} 33... Qxf5 34. Qd1 $11) (33... e4 $17 34. Bxa6 Qd5) 34. Bxa6 (34. Bg2 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 34... Kf8 ({Worse is} 34... Qxf5 35. Qd1 $14) ( 34... Nxf5 $6 35. Qf1 $11) (34... Qd5 $17 {White must now prevent ...Qa2.} 35. Qa1 e4) 35. f6 (35. Qa1 $1 $11) 35... gxf6 $17 36. Qxh6+ Ke7 37. Qe3 Qd1+ { [%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 38. Kg2 {[#] Qc5 is the strong threat.} Qd5+ $1 39. Kg1 {Strongly threatening Qc5.} Qc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6a6]} 40. Qa7+ Ke6 ({Black should play} 40... Kf8 $1 $15) 41. h4 $11 Qxc3 42. Qb6 Qxb4 43. Kh2 $2 {[#]} ({But not} 43. Bc8+ Ke7 $17) (43. h5 $1 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 43... Kf5 $2 ({Black should try} 43... Qd4 $1 $19 {[%cal Rd4b6]} 44. Bc8+ Ke7 45. Qc7+ Kf8) 44. Qc6 Kg6 45. Kg2 Kg7 46. Kh3 (46. h5 $15) 46... f5 $19 47. Qd5 $2 (47. Qc1 {is more resistant.}) 47... Qe4 {Black is clearly winning.} 48. Qd1 Qc6 49. Qa1 f6 50. Kh2 Qc2 51. Qe1 Qa2 {Precision: White = 44%, Black = 66%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Doluhanova, Evgeniya"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C88"] [WhiteElo "2275"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,69,31,19,30,0,0,0,0,13,34,21,34,34,34,34,34,29,31,34,54,25,35,29,32, 36,80,80,101,108,116,123,125,104,173,0,0,-12,406,287,594,543,1023,1012,1286, 1260,1034,629,589,562]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. Bd2 b4 11. a5 {C88: Closed Ruy Lopez: Anti-Marshall Systems} (11. c3 Rb8 12. cxb4 Bc8 13. b5 axb5 14. axb5 Rxb5 15. Ra8 Rb8 16. Rxb8 Nxb8 17. d4 exd4 18. Nxd4 c5 19. Nf3 {0-1 (91) Vachier Lagrave,M (2775)-Tomashevsky,E (2716) Tbilisi 2015}) 11... Rb8 12. c3 { LiveBook: 8 Games} Bc8 13. Ba4 $146 {White has an edge.} ({Predecessor:} 13. Bc4) 13... bxc3 14. Bxc3 Bd7 15. Na3 Nb4 16. Bxd7 Nxd7 17. d4 Bf6 18. Qd2 Nc6 19. d5 Na7 20. b4 Nb5 21. Nxb5 Rxb5 22. Rac1 Qa8 23. Qd3 Bd8 24. g4 g6 { Black wants to play ...f5.} 25. Bd2 {[%cal Bc3d2,Bd2g5,Bg5e3,Be3h6][%mdl 32]} f5 26. gxf5 gxf5 {[#]} 27. Ng5 $1 $36 {[%cal Rg5e6][%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} Kh8 {[#]} (27... Bxg5 $16 28. Bxg5 Qb7) 28. Qh3 $2 (28. Nxh7 $1 $18 Rf7 29. Ng5 Bxg5 30. Bxg5) 28... Bxg5 $1 $11 29. Bxg5 {Strongly threatening Bh6.} Qa7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29... Rg8 $1 $11 30. Qxf5 Qf8 31. Qxf8 (31. Qxd7 Rxg5+ 32. Kf1 Rg7 $15) 31... Nxf8) 30. Be3 Qb7 $2 (30... Qb8 {is a better chance.} 31. Bh6 Rf7) 31. Kh1 {White is clearly winning.} Rxb4 32. Bh6 {Threatening mate with Rg1.} Rxe4 33. Rxe4 {White wants to mate with Rg1!} Qxd5 34. Qg2 { [%csl Gh6][%cal Rg2g7]} Rg8 35. Rg4 $1 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 21%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Navalgund, Niranjan"] [Black "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E54"] [WhiteElo "2275"] [BlackElo "2512"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 34,114,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-9,0, -10,-2,-17,0,-8,-1,-13,0,0,0,-10,-11,-56,-14,-52,-56,-116,-8,-10,0,-215,-192, -110,-139,-385,-377,-475,-302,-287,-294,-592,-592,-801,-534,-965,-772,-941, -952,-955,-941,-1327,-1260,-1231,-1133,-1625,-1508,-2379,-1991,-1832,-1653]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 c5 8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Re1 Nbd7 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. Qb3 Bxc3 {E54: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: Main Line: 7...dxc4 8 Bxc4} 14. Rxc3 h6 15. Bh4 Bd5 16. Bxd5 Rxc3 17. Qxc3 Nxd5 18. Bxd8 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Nxc3 19. Bxb6 Nxa2 20. Bxa7 Ra8 $146 21. Bc5 $1 Nxc5 22. dxc5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Rc8 23. Re5 Nb4 24. Ne1 Na6 25. Kf1 Nxc5 26. b4 Nd7 27. Rb5 Kf8 28. Rb7 Ke7 29. Nd3 {Ne5 is the strong threat.} Kd6 30. Ke2 Rc2+ 31. Ke3 g5 32. Nc5 Ne5 33. h3 Ra2 34. g3 {next f4 is good for White.} Kc6 35. Ke4 Nc4 36. Kf3 h5 37. Rb8 Ne5+ 38. Ke3 g4 39. h4 Nc4+ $1 40. Kd4 Nd6 41. Nd3 {[#]} (41. Rd8 $15) 41... f6 ({ Black should play} 41... Re2 $1 $17 42. Rd8 f6) 42. Rf8 $1 e5+ 43. Kc3 $2 {[#]} (43. Ke3 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 43... Ne4+ $1 $19 44. Kb3 Rd2 45. Nb2 $2 (45. Nc5 $17 Nxc5+ 46. bxc5) 45... Rxf2 46. Nc4 Nxg3 47. Nxe5+ Kd5 48. Nd7 $2 ( 48. Nd3 Rf3 49. Rd8+ Kc6 50. Kc4) 48... Ne4 {Black is clearly winning.} 49. Rg8 f5 50. Rg6 Rf1 51. Nb6+ Kd4 52. Rg8 Rb1+ 53. Ka3 g3 54. Rd8+ Ke5 {White must now prevent ...g2.} 55. Nc4+ Kf4 56. Rg8 Nf6 57. Rg6 Ng4 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 73%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Bartholomew, John"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2477"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,87,14,25,4,12,-31,-41,-39,-34,-38,-29,-29,-19,-29,0,0,0,0,0,0,16,5, 31,6,29,32,16,17,22,24,98,36,25,24,28,9,8,8,19,4,3,0,91,74,98,74,250,235,219, 197,222,234,224,201,245,264,206,242,626,645,675,661,630,553,646,585,585,585, 585,585,585,585,12829,12830,12835,12829]} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd8 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bc4 a6 6. a4 {B01: Scandinavian Defence} (6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 c5 8. a4 b4 9. Ne2 e6 10. Be3 Bb7 11. a5 Be7 12. dxc5 Qxd1+ 13. Rxd1 {1-0 (46) Fedorchuk,S (2633)-Narciso Dublan,M (2467) Linares 2017}) 6... Nc6 7. h3 Bf5 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 8. d3 {White has an edge.} h6 9. g4 Bg6 $146 ({Predecessor: } 9... Bh7 10. Bf4 e6 11. Qe2 Bd6 12. Be3 Qe7 13. O-O-O {0-1 (39) Tsaruk,M (2045)-Nikolova,A (2331) Albena 2016}) 10. Bf4 e6 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Bd6 13. Qe2 Bxe5 14. Qxe5 O-O 15. f4 b5 16. Bb3 Nd7 17. Qe3 c5 18. O-O Qb6 19. f5 exf5 {And now ...Rae8 would win.} 20. Nd5 Qd6 21. gxf5 Bh7 {[#]} (21... Bh5 $11) 22. Qf4 (22. axb5 $1 $16 {f6! is the strong threat.} axb5 23. Ne7+ Kh8 24. Rxa8 Rxa8 25. Bxf7) 22... Qxf4 $14 23. Rxf4 {aiming for axb5.} Rfd8 24. Kf2 Kf8 25. Re1 Ra7 26. h4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Rb7 27. a5 Re8 (27... f6 $11 {remains equal.}) 28. Rxe8+ $16 Kxe8 29. f6 (29. Ba2 {looks sharper.} Kf8 30. b4 Rb8 31. bxc5 Nxc5 32. Nb4) 29... gxf6 $2 (29... Kf8 $16 { might work better.}) 30. Nxf6+ $18 Nxf6 31. Rxf6 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} c4 32. dxc4 bxc4 33. Ba4+ ({Much less strong is} 33. Bxc4 $6 Rxb2 34. Ke3 (34. Bxf7+ Ke7 $11) (34. Rxh6 Rxc2+ 35. Ke3 Rxc4 $11) 34... Bg6) 33... Ke7 {[#]} 34. Rb6 $1 {[%cal Rb6b7]} ({Weaker is} 34. Rxa6 Rxb2 35. Rxh6 Bf5 $16) ({ Less strong is} 34. Rxh6 Rb4 $16) 34... Rxb6 35. axb6 $18 {[%cal Ba5b6,Bb6b7] [%mdl 32] KB-KB} Kd6 $2 (35... Kd8 36. c3 Be4) 36. Ke3 {White is clearly winning.} Bf5 37. Kd4 Be6 38. c3 f6 39. b7 Kc7 {[#]} 40. Bc6 $1 {[%cal Rc6f3] [%mdl 512]} a5 (40... Kxc6 41. b8=Q) 41. Bf3 Bf7 42. Kc5 h5 43. Kb5 f5 44. Kc5 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "5"] [White "Adly, Ahmed"] [Black "Povah, Nigel E"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A01"] [WhiteElo "2643"] [BlackElo "2284"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,103,-39,-40,-62,-47,-56,-33,-30,-12,-53,-57,-65,-1,-10,30,30,29,27,35, 20,21,0,0,-27,16,0,76,67,72,0,0,0,0,-6,0,-36,-33,-32,-13,-12,-25,-7,-18,-29, -27,-50,-53,-37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-37,-39,-99,0,0,0,0,167,4,149, 190,400,400,400,400,397,388,635,627,721,721,851,854,806,795,758,614,620,576, 562,499,710,690]} 1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be6 (4... Nf6 5. e3 Be7 6. d3 Be6 7. Ne2 O-O 8. Nd2 a5 9. a3 Qd7 10. h3 d4 11. e4 g6 12. f4 exf4 13. gxf4 {1/2-1/2 (42) Kamsky,G (2762)-Grischuk,A (2764) Beijing 2012}) 5. d3 Qd7 { LiveBook: 4 Games} 6. a3 {A01: Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening} f6 7. Nd2 Bc5 8. e3 {Black is slightly better.} Nge7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... a5 9. h3 Nge7 10. Ne2 Bb6 11. Kf1 O-O 12. Kg1 {1/2-1/2 (49) Van Delft,M (2418)-Pedersen,C (2392) Germany 2007}) 9. Qh5+ g6 10. Qe2 h5 (10... Bb6 $15) 11. b4 $11 Bd6 12. c4 dxc4 13. dxc4 {[#] Black must now prevent c5.} Nf5 14. c5 Be7 15. Rc1 a6 16. Be4 Rd8 17. Ngf3 Kf7 (17... g5 $11) 18. Nc4 $16 {aiming for Bxc6.} Kg7 19. Rg1 (19. O-O $16) 19... Qc8 $11 20. Nh4 Nxh4 21. gxh4 Bf5 22. Qc2 Kf7 23. Ke2 Bxe4 24. Qxe4 Qf5 25. Qxf5 gxf5 26. Bc3 Rhg8 27. h3 Rxg1 28. Rxg1 a5 29. b5 Na7 30. Bxa5 Bxc5 31. Bxc7 Rc8 32. b6 Nb5 33. Rc1 {Strongly threatening Nxe5+!} Bxa3 34. Nxa3 Nxa3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 35. Rc3 Ra8 $1 36. Kd1 Ke6 37. Kc1 ({ White should play} 37. Ke1 $15) 37... Ra6 ({Black should try} 37... Kd5 $17) 38. Rc5 Ra4 39. Kb2 Kd7 $2 (39... Ra5 $11 40. Rc3 Nb5) 40. f4 $2 (40. Kb3 $18 Ra6 41. f4) 40... exf4 (40... Ra5 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} 41. Rc1 (41. Rxa5 Nc4+ 42. Kc3 Nxa5 $11) 41... Nb5) 41. Kb3 $16 ({Of course not} 41. Bxf4 $6 Nc4+ 42. Kb3 Nxb6 $11) ({Much weaker is} 41. exf4 $6 Ra5 $11) 41... Ra8 $2 (41... Ra6) 42. Bxf4 $18 Ke6 43. Kb4 Ra6 44. Rc7 Kd5 $2 (44... Nc2+ 45. Rxc2 Rxb6+ 46. Ka3 Kf7 47. Rc7+ Kg6) 45. Rd7+ {White is clearly winning.} Ke4 46. Rxb7 Nc2+ 47. Kb5 Ra1 48. Re7+ Kd5 49. b7 Rb1+ 50. Ka4 Kc4 {[%cal Rb1a1]} 51. Rc7+ Kd3 { [#]} (51... Kd5 $142 52. Rxc2 Rxb7 53. Rd2+ Ke6) 52. b8=Q $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 46%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Thorhallsson, Throstur"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,53,21,18,46,58,99,95,91,104,96,97,103,80,91,74,79,70,65,71,103,111, 234,249,302,304,298,269,281,285,664,664,1006,1010,29996,29997,29997,29998]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 d5 4. e3 Be7 5. Nbd2 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. c3 Nc6 8. Ne5 Nxe5 9. dxe5 Nd7 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2... Nf6 3 Bf4} 10. Qh5 {[%csl Gd3][%cal Rh5h7] [#] LiveBook: 3 Games} f5 11. g4 { [%cal Rg4f5]} c4 {White is slightly better.} 12. Bc2 Nc5 13. gxf5 exf5 14. Nf3 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 14. Rg1 Qe8 15. Qh6 Qf7 16. Nf3 Kh8 17. Qh3 {1-0 (30) Oliva Castaneda,K (2497) -Gutierrez Olivares,D (2352) Barbera del Valles 2017}) 14... Be6 15. Rg1 $40 { [%mdl 128] Black is in trouble.} Qe8 16. Qxe8 Raxe8 17. Nd4 Bd7 18. b4 cxb3 19. axb3 {[%cal Ba2b3,Bb3b4][%mdl 32]} Kh8 {[#]} (19... a6 $16) 20. b4 $1 $18 { [%cal Rb4c5]} ({Weaker is} 20. Rxa7 Ra8 $16) 20... Ne4 21. e6 (21. Rxa7 Ra8 $16 ) 21... Bc8 22. Ba4 ({But not} 22. Rxa7 Bh4 $16) 22... Rd8 23. Be5 Ng5 $2 ( 23... Rg8 24. Nxf5 Bf6) 24. f4 Nxe6 25. Nxe6 Bxe6 26. Bxg7+ Kg8 27. Bd4+ { Precision: White = 94%, Black = 25%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Black "Can, Emre"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2603"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "62"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,62,18,18,23,31,30,33,30,30,20,35,31,28,29,31,29,37,28,19,18,20,13,12, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bd7 6. Ne5 Bc6 7. Nxc6 Nxc6 8. e3 Qd7 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 9. O-O Rd8 10. Qe2 e5 11. Nc3 Be7 12. Qxc4 exd4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 13. Rd1 O-O 14. Bxc6 Qxc6 15. Qxc6 bxc6 16. Rxd4 Rxd4 17. exd4 Nd5 $146 18. Bd2 Nxc3 19. Bxc3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Bd6 20. Ba5 Rb8 21. b4 {The position is equal.} f5 22. a3 Kf7 23. Rc1 Ke6 $1 24. Rxc6 Kd5 25. Ra6 Rb7 $1 26. Kf1 Kc4 { [#] Hoping for ...Kb5.} 27. Rc6+ Kd5 28. Ra6 Kc4 {White must now prevent ... Kb5.} 29. Rc6+ Kd5 30. Ra6 Kc4 {[#] aiming for ...Kb5.} 31. Rc6+ Kd5 { Precision: White = 69%, Black = 97%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Black "Thavandiran, Shiyam"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A67"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2399"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,79,11,21,29,30,0,44,22,22,20,20,20,32,22,96,99,107,43,50,23,49,32,65, 72,66,72,65,71,225,235,222,216,344,345,311,320,803,712,676,654,735,734,695,693, 905,885,1527,1313,1306,1288,1173,972,2894,1927]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. f4 Bg7 8. Bb5+ Nfd7 9. Nf3 a6 10. Bd3 b5 11. O-O O-O 12. Kh1 Nb6 {A67: Modern Benoni: Taimanov Variation} 13. f5 N8d7 14. Bg5 Bf6 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal.} 15. h4 {[#]} Re8 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15... b4 16. Ne2 a5 17. Qd2 c4 18. Bc2 c3 19. bxc3 bxc3 20. Nxc3 {0-1 (61) L'Ami,A (2348)-Hillarp Persson,T (2529) St Clement Bay 2016}) 16. Qd2 (16. Qc1 {is more complex.} Bxg5 17. hxg5 b4 18. Ne2 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Rxe5 20. Qf4) 16... Ne5 (16... gxf5 {is interesting.} 17. exf5 Bxc3 18. bxc3 f6 19. Bh6 Kh8) 17. fxg6 (17. Nxe5 {keeps more tension.} Bxg5 18. hxg5 Rxe5 19. a3 gxf5 20. exf5 Nxd5 21. Be4) 17... fxg6 18. Nxe5 Bxg5 19. Qxg5 Qxg5 20. hxg5 {[#] Nf7 is the strong threat.} dxe5 (20... Rxe5 $11 21. Rf6 Bg4) 21. Rf6 $16 Rb8 22. Be2 ( {Better is} 22. b3 $16) 22... Bd7 $14 23. Raf1 Rf8 24. Nd1 Kg7 25. Ne3 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} Rxf6 26. Rxf6 h6 27. Bg4 Bxg4 $2 {[#]} (27... hxg5 $16 28. Rd6 Rh8+ 29. Kg1 Bxg4) 28. Nxg4 $18 hxg5 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 29. Rc6 Rh8+ (29... Rb7 $142 30. Nxe5 Nd7) 30. Kg1 $18 Rh4 31. Nf2 ({ And not} 31. Nxe5 Rxe4 32. Rxg6+ Kh7 $11) 31... Na4 $2 (31... Nc4 32. b3 (32. Rxc5 Rf4 $16) 32... Ne3 33. Rc7+ (33. Rxc5 Rf4 $16) 33... Kf6) 32. g3 {White is clearly winning.} Rh8 33. b3 Nc3 34. Rc7+ Kf8 35. d6 Ne2+ 36. Kg2 Nd4 37. Ng4 Ne6 38. Re7 Nd8 39. Nxe5 Rh6 40. Nd7+ {Precision: White = 52%, Black = 32%. } 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Black "Nihal Sarin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D94"] [WhiteElo "2535"] [BlackElo "2534"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,88,26,33,16,32,14,13,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,0,-33,-40,-39,-31,-43,-41,-45, -26,-41,-25,-25,-26,-67,-67,-67,-67,-67,-67,-67,-67,-67,-67,-68,-55,-55,-52, -63,-51,-75,-75,-75,-23,-59,-56,-75,-56,-233,-224,-243,-242,-227,-215,-200, -197,-274,-247,-525,-518,-470,-506,-794,-775]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 b6 6. O-O Bb7 7. Nc3 e6 8. b3 d5 9. Ba3 {D94: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3} Re8 10. Rc1 a6 11. Ne5 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Bf3 {[#]} Ne4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Rad8 14. Qc2 h5 15. Ne2 Rc8 16. Nf4 Ne4 { 1-0 (73) Kovalenko,I (2700)-Shabalov,A (2522) Berlin 2015}) 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Bg4 f5 17. Be2 b5 18. Qc2 Rec8 19. f4 exf3 20. Bxf3 Bxf3 21. Rxf3 c6 22. Bb4 Qd5 23. Qc5 Bf8 (23... Qe4 {is more complex.} 24. Be1 a5 25. Bg3 a4 26. b4 Bf8) 24. Qxd5+ cxd5 25. Bc5 Rc6 26. b4 h5 27. a4 bxa4 28. Ra1 Bh6 29. Rxa4 Re8 30. Kf2 Re4 31. g3 h4 32. Ra3 Kf7 33. Kg2 Kf6 34. gxh4 Rxh4 (34... Rce6 $1 $17) 35. Rc3 {And now Be7+! would win.} Kf7 36. Rb3 Re4 37. Rh3 $2 {[#] } (37. Kf2 $15) 37... g5 $1 $19 38. Rf3 {[#]} Kg6 $1 39. h3 g4 40. hxg4 fxg4 41. Rg3 (41. Rf2 {is a better defense.}) 41... Rce6 42. Kf2 $2 (42. b5 { was called for.} axb5 43. Rxb5) 42... Kf5 {Black is clearly winning.} 43. Ba7 Bg5 44. b5 (44. Bb8 $142 Bh4 45. Be5) 44... Bh4 {Precision: White = 39%, Black = 75%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D27"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,114,3,0,0,0,0,0,-9,-4,0,0,0,0,0,-18,-18,-18,-23,-29,-32,-50,-48,-56, -41,-48,-45,-34,-56,-52,-41,-44,-14,-20,-13,-86,-85,-152,-141,-120,-103,-97, -83,-77,-65,-110,-106,-129,-45,-62,-56,-54,-56,-53,-28,-35,-13,-33,-33,-33,-33, -124,-103,-87,-62,-167,-167,-209,-202,-219,-210,-210,-190,-339,-227,-451,-445, -444,-443,-447,-431,-441,-435,-409,-397,-679,-637,-1368,-1312,-2199,-2240, -5185,-4414]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 a6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 c5 6. a3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Ba2 Bb7 9. O-O Be7 {D27: Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical main line: 7 e4!? and 7 a4} 10. Qe2 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7c5,Bc5e4][%mdl 32]} 11. Rd1 (11. e4 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Bd6 13. f4 Bc5 14. Be3 Qb6 15. Rad1 e5 16. fxe5 Nxe5 17. b4 Bxd4 18. Bxd4 {1-0 (26) Moiseenko,A (2657)-Halkias,S (2585) Doha 2016}) 11... Qc7 12. Bd2 O-O 13. Rac1 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qb6 {[#]} 14. dxc5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. Be1 Bc6 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Ne5 Rac8 {1/2-1/2 (42) Bernasek,J (2512)-Nun,J (2343) Czech Republic 2016}) 14... Nxc5 15. b4 Nce4 16. Be1 Rfd8 17. Nd4 Rac8 18. Nxe4 Bxe4 19. f3 Bd5 20. Bf2 Bxa2 21. Qxa2 Nd5 {[%cal Bf6d5, Bd5b6,Bb6c4,Bc4a3][%mdl 32]} 22. Qb3 Bf6 23. Ne2 {[%cal Bd4e2,Be2f4,Bf4d3, Bd3c5][%mdl 32] [#] Threatens to win with Rxc8.} Qb7 24. e4 Nb6 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. Nf4 Nc4 27. Nd3 Rd8 28. Nc5 Qc8 29. Rxd8+ (29. g3 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 29... Qxd8 $17 30. Nxa6 (30. g3 $142) 30... Qd2 {( -> ...Qc1+)} 31. Qb1 Nxa3 32. Qe1 Qc2 33. e5 Bg5 34. h4 Bd2 35. Qa1 Qd3 (35... Nc4 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Bc3.} 36. Nc7 Qa4) 36. Nc5 Qc3 37. Qxc3 Bxc3 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 38. Nd3 Nc4 39. f4 h5 40. Bc5 Kh7 41. Kf2 Kg6 42. Bf8 (42. Kf3 $15) 42... f6 43. exf6 gxf6 44. Bc5 (44. Nc1 $1 $15) 44... Kf5 $19 45. Nc1 {[#] } Kg4 $1 46. Ne2 Bd2 47. g3 e5 48. Be7 (48. fxe5 {is the only way for White.} fxe5 49. Ng1) 48... Kf5 ({Resist} 48... exf4 49. gxf4 f5 50. Bc5 $19) 49. Kf3 $2 (49. fxe5 {is a better defense.} fxe5 50. Ng1) 49... Nb6 50. fxe5 fxe5 51. g4+ hxg4+ 52. Kg2 Nd5 53. Ng3+ Ke6 54. Bc5 $2 (54. Ne4 Be1 55. Kf1) 54... Bxb4 {Black is clearly winning.} 55. Bxb4 Nxb4 56. Ne4 Nd5 57. Kg3 Nf6 {Precision: White = 43%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "5"] [White "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A00"] [WhiteElo "2512"] [BlackElo "2715"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,88,18,12,12,2,8,49,0,0,0,0,0,0,-17,-10,-22,-9,-13,2,-18,-17,-15,-10, -11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-103, -104,-109,-114,-419,-389,-371,-106,-351,-296,-287,-263,-348,-251,-251,-251, -388,-313,-289,-254,-432,-416,-452,-470]} 1. a3 h6 (1... g6 2. h4 h5 3. e4 c5 4. Bc4 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nf3 d6 7. Ng5 e6 8. d3 Nge7 9. Ba2 Nd4 10. Ne2 { 1-0 (34) Carlsen,M (2834)-Holm,K (2436) chess.com INT 2018}) 2. c4 c6 $146 ({ Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 2... b6 3. d4 a5 4. Qd3 a4 5. f4 g5 6. f5 c5 {1/2-1/2 (6) Paetzold,O (1963)-Gaiter,W (1668) IECC email 2000}) 3. d4 d5 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bf4 {A00: Irregular Openings} Nc6 7. e3 Bg4 8. Be2 {White is slightly better.} (8. Qb3 {NOTEXT} Na5 9. Qc2 Rc8 10. Bd3 Bd7 11. h3) 8... Bxe2 9. Ngxe2 e6 10. h3 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Na4 Rc8 13. b4 Bd6 14. Rc1 Ne4 15. Nc5 Bxf4 16. Nxf4 Nxc5 17. Rxc5 b6 18. Rc3 Ne7 19. Rxc8 Qxc8 20. Qa4 a6 21. Nd3 Qb7 22. Rc1 Rc8 23. Rxc8+ Qxc8 24. Ne5 b5 25. Qa5 Nc6 26. Nxc6 Qxc6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} 27. g3 Kh7 28. Kh2 Kg6 29. Kg2 e5 30. Qd8 exd4 31. exd4 Qe6 32. Qa8 Kf5 33. Qa7 {[#]} (33. Qf8 $11 {remains equal.}) 33... Ke4 $1 $17 34. Qc5 {[#]} Kd3 $1 35. Qc1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] } (35. a4 $17 {was the crucial defense.}) 35... Qe4+ $19 36. Kg1 Qe2 $2 (36... Qxd4 $19 {has better winning chances.} 37. Kg2 Qc3 38. Qd1+ Kc4 39. Qg4+ Kb3 40. Qd1+ Kxa3 41. Qxd5 Kxb4 42. Qxf7 a5 43. Qf8+ Kb3) 37. Qb1+ $2 (37. a4 $17 { was worth a try.}) 37... Qc2 38. Qe1 Kc4 ({Weaker is} 38... Kxd4 39. Qe3+ Kc4 40. Qf4+ Kb3 41. Qxf7 $17) 39. Qe8 Qb1+ 40. Kh2 Qf5 41. Qe3 (41. Kg1 $142) 41... Qe4 {Strongly threatening ...Qxe3.} 42. Qc1+ Kb3 43. Qa1 $2 (43. Qc5 { was the only chance.}) 43... Qc2 44. Kg1 Qc3 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 73%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Black "Shailesh, Dravid"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2507"] [BlackElo "2246"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,87,16,20,16,25,16,22,15,21,19,25,24,28,28,35,27,29,35,37,31,39,32,28, 27,30,25,9,18,22,20,59,59,59,64,59,67,110,118,139,120,133,110,252,254,254,249, 311,281,196,176,170,161,359,216,254,219,322,333,322,289,364,363,508,483,498, 493,876,865,837,778,881,866,1029,1028,1733,1618,1693,1688,2525,2297]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. a4 Ngf6 5. Nc3 e6 {LiveBook: 8 Games} (5... a6 6. Bc4 Qa5 7. Ra3 e6 8. O-O Be7 9. Re1 O-O 10. d3 Qc7 11. a5 b5 12. axb6 Nxb6 13. e5 dxe5 14. Nxe5 {1/2-1/2 (58) Adams,M (2715)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) London 2017 }) 6. O-O {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 {The position is equal.} O-O 9. Rd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. a5 a6 10. Be2 e5 11. Qe3 b5 12. axb6 Nxb6 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. b3 Bb7 15. Bb2 Rfe8 16. Bd3 Nbd7 17. Bc4 Nb6 18. Bd3 Nbd7 19. Bc4 Nb6 {1/2-1/2 (19) Jones,G (2671)-Gupta,A (2607) Reykjavik 2017}) 9... a6 {[#] ...e5 is the strong threat.} 10. Be2 Qc7 11. Be3 b6 12. Nd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2c4,Bc4e3][%mdl 32]} Bb7 13. Nc4 {[%cal Rc4d6]} d5 14. exd5 (14. Nxb6 e5 $15) 14... Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Bf4 Qb7 17. Ne3 $36 {[%cal Re3d5][%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Bc6 18. Bd6 Bxd6 19. Qxd6 Nc5 20. a5 Ne4 21. Qb4 b5 22. c4 f5 23. cxb5 axb5 24. f3 Nf6 25. Qd6 f4 (25... Qa7 $16 {was called for.} 26. Qd4 (26. Qxe6+ Kh8 $11) 26... Qb7) 26. Qxf4 $18 ({Not} 26. Qxe6+ Kh8 $14) 26... Nd5 27. Qd4 e5 28. Qc5 {[%cal Re3d5]} ({And not} 28. Qxe5 Rfe8 $15) 28... Nf4 29. Rd2 e4 30. fxe4 Bxe4 $2 ( 30... Nxe2+ 31. Rxe2 Bxe4) 31. Bf1 ({Weaker is} 31. Qxb5 Qa7 $16) 31... Rac8 32. Qxb5 Qe7 (32... Qa7 {might work better.} 33. Qb6 Qe7) 33. g3 Ng6 {[%cal Bf4g6,Bg6e5,Be5f3][%mdl 32]} 34. Qd7 Qf6 35. Qd4 Ne5 {[#] aiming for ...Nf3+.} 36. Qxe4 {White is clearly winning.} Nf3+ 37. Kh1 Rce8 (37... Nxd2 $142 38. Qd5+ Kh8) 38. Qd5+ Kh8 39. Re2 Re5 40. Qb7 Qe6 41. Bg2 Nd4 42. Qb4 Rd8 43. Rd2 Rxe3 44. Rxd4 {Precision: White = 89%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "5"] [White "Praggnanandhaa R"] [Black "Shailesh, Dravid"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2507"] [BlackElo "2246"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,87,8,10,0,21,18,26,12,25,17,34,37,44,19,25,26,29,29,24,14,29,29,27,20, 7,16,21,11,15,26,51,51,62,60,57,56,112,120,125,122,128,102,242,244,260,251,297, 287,269,165,152,191,374,231,249,241,293,288,312,299,332,270,490,493,494,489, 927,922,889,768,890,781,1057,1053,1210,1203,1182,1151,1007,745]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. a4 Ngf6 5. Nc3 e6 {LiveBook: 8 Games} (5... a6 6. Bc4 Qa5 7. Ra3 e6 8. O-O Be7 9. Re1 O-O 10. d3 Qc7 11. a5 b5 12. axb6 Nxb6 13. e5 dxe5 14. Nxe5 {1/2-1/2 (58) Adams,M (2715)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2789) London 2017}) 6. O-O {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} Be7 7. d4 cxd4 8. Qxd4 {White has an edge.} O-O 9. Rd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. a5 a6 10. Be2 e5 11. Qe3 b5 12. axb6 Nxb6 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. b3 Bb7 15. Bb2 Rfe8 16. Bd3 Nbd7 17. Bc4 Nb6 18. Bd3 Nbd7 19. Bc4 Nb6 {1/2-1/2 (19) Jones,G (2671)-Gupta,A (2607) Reykjavik 2017}) 9... a6 10. Be2 Qc7 11. Be3 b6 12. Nd2 {[%cal Bf3d2, Bd2c4,Bc4e3][%mdl 32]} Bb7 13. Nc4 {[%cal Rc4d6]} d5 14. exd5 ({Don't play} 14. Nxb6 e5 $15) 14... Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. Bf4 Qb7 17. Ne3 $36 {[%cal Re3d5] [%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Bc6 18. Bd6 Bxd6 19. Qxd6 Nc5 20. a5 Ne4 21. Qb4 b5 22. c4 f5 ({Black should play} 22... Rab8 $14) 23. cxb5 $16 axb5 24. f3 Nf6 25. Qd6 f4 (25... Qa7 $16 {was called for.} 26. Qd4 (26. Qxe6+ Kh8 $11) 26... Qb7) 26. Qxf4 $18 ({Not} 26. Qxe6+ Kh8 $16) 26... Nd5 27. Qd4 e5 28. Qc5 {[%cal Re3d5]} ({And not} 28. Qxe5 Rfe8 $11) 28... Nf4 29. Rd2 e4 30. fxe4 Bxe4 $2 {[#]} (30... Nxe2+ {was necessary.} 31. Rxe2 Bxe4) 31. Bf1 Rac8 32. Qxb5 Qe7 33. g3 Ng6 34. Qd7 Qf6 {[#] aiming for ...Ne5.} 35. Qd4 Ne5 $2 ( 35... Qe7 36. Nc4 Ba8) 36. Qxe4 {White is clearly winning.} Nf3+ 37. Kh1 Rce8 ( 37... Nxd2 $142 38. Qd5+ Kh8) 38. Qd5+ Kh8 39. Re2 Re5 40. Qb7 Qe6 41. Bg2 Nd4 42. Qb4 Rd8 43. Rd2 Rxe3 44. Rxd4 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "5"] [White "Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian"] [Black "Landa, Konstantin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C13"] [WhiteElo "2486"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,118,18,14,52,16,12,9,16,10,12,13,11,9,6,5,10,9,20,6,27,8,16,8,8,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-13,-13,-13,-13,0,0,0,0,0,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,0, -11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-399,-385,-361,-340,-420,-420,-396, -337,-339,-331,-335,-322,-307,-240,-500,-469,-447,-443,-558,-530,-564,-561, -548,-548,-518,-518,-859,-803,-29981,-29982,-29979,-29979,-29986,-29987,-29988, -29989,-29989,-29990,-29995,-29996]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Nxf6+ Qxf6 8. Nf3 b6 {C13: French: Classical System: 4 Bg5 Be7, Alekhine-Chatard Attack} 9. Bb5+ {LiveBook: 5 Games} Bd7 10. Qe2 (10. a4 {is interesting.} a6 11. Be2 Bc6 12. O-O Nd7 13. Qd2) 10... O-O { The position is equal.} 11. O-O Bxb5 12. Qxb5 c6 13. Qc4 Qd8 {[#]} 14. Rfe1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. a4 Qd5 15. Ne5 f6 16. Qxd5 cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Mastrovasilis,D (2608)-Tomczak,J (2561) Wroclaw 2014}) 14... Qd5 15. Qe2 Nd7 16. c4 Qa5 17. a3 Qf5 18. Rad1 Rfd8 19. Rd3 Rac8 20. Red1 b5 21. b3 bxc4 22. bxc4 h6 23. h3 Qa5 24. Ne5 Nxe5 25. dxe5 Rxd3 26. Rxd3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Rb8 27. Qe4 Rb1+ 28. Kh2 Re1 29. Re3 Rxe3 30. Qxe3 {KQ-KQ} c5 31. f4 h5 32. h4 Qb6 33. Qd3 Qc7 34. Kh3 g6 35. Kg3 Kg7 36. Kh2 Qa5 37. Qe3 Qd8 38. g3 Qb6 39. Kg2 a5 40. Kg1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (40. Qd3 $11) 40... Qb1+ $19 41. Kf2 Qa2+ 42. Qe2 Qxa3 43. f5 exf5 44. e6 fxe6 45. Qxe6 Qb2+ 46. Kg1 Qf6 47. Qd7+ $2 (47. Qe8 {is the only way for White.}) 47... Qf7 48. Qb5 Qa7 49. Qa4 Qc7 50. Kg2 f4 51. gxf4 Qxf4 52. Qd7+ Qf7 53. Qd6 (53. Qc6 $142 Qxc4 54. Qc7+ Kh6 55. Qd8 Qe2+ 56. Kh3) 53... Qa7 {[#] ...a4 is the strong threat.} 54. Kg3 a4 {[%cal Ba5a4,Ba4a3,Ba3a2][%mdl 32] Black mates.} 55. Kf4 a3 56. Kg5 Qf7 { [%csl Gg6][%cal Rf7f5]} 57. Qc7 a2 58. Qe5+ Kh7 59. Qg7+ Qxg7 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 92%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Cornette, Deimante"] [Black "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,60,28,36,36,44,46,35,41,29,32,0,-4,-5,0,0,-12,-36,-9,-8,-9,-25,-33, -31,-18,-18,-18,-33,-33,-31,0,0,0,0,-3,-13,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} Bb4 9. Bd3 Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 {LiveBook: 65 Games} d5 13. e5 (13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 {1-0 (57) Carlsen,M (2834)-Matlakov,M (2718) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 13... Ne4 14. Nb3 $1 {[%cal Rb3a5]} Nc4 15. Bxc4 dxc4 {[#]} 16. Nd2 $146 (16. Na5 { is interesting.} b5 17. Bd4 f6 18. exf6 gxf6 19. O-O) 16... Nxd2 $1 17. Kxd2 Bd7 18. Bb6 Bc6 19. Ke3 f6 20. Rhf1 O-O 21. g3 fxe5 22. fxe5 Rxf1 23. Rxf1 Rf8 24. Rxf8+ Kxf8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 25. Kd4 Ba4 26. Kxc4 {The position is equal.} Bxc2 27. Kc5 Ke7 28. Bc7 Kd7 29. Kb6 Be4 30. Bd6 Bc6 { Precision: White = 62%, Black = 39%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Haria, Ravi"] [Black "Adhiban, B.."] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2424"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,120,24,28,3,12,0,0,-27,-3,-45,-44,-56,-41,-48,-41,-52,-81,-38,-34, -56,-50,-36,0,-2,33,-6,-10,-17,-14,-22,0,-4,-2,-12,0,-12,-16,-12,-20,-20,-18, -32,-16,-76,-76,-75,-82,-83,-83,-81,-81,-83,-80,-86,-88,-108,-83,-134,-125, -436,-436,-436,-436,-436,-436,-436,-404,-400,-370,-360,-300,-360,-361,-359, -339,-265,-206,-339,-432,-432,-432,-429,-414,-364,-199,-192,-192,-407,-407, -192,-192,-400,-400,-225,-202,-188,-188,-218,-187,-952,-725,-1923,-617,-1923, -1729,-29967,-29967,-29982,-29983]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7e5,Be5f3][%mdl 32]} 4. O-O Ngf6 5. Re1 a6 6. Bd3 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} g6 7. c3 Bh6 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 8. Bc2 {White has an edge.} Ne5 9. h3 O-O 10. Qe2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Na3 b5 11. d4 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Bxc1 13. Raxc1 {1/2-1/2 (65) Soffer,R (2475)-Sjugirov,S (2660) St Petersburg 2016}) 10... Nh5 {Threatens to win with ...Nf4.} 11. d4 Bxc1 12. Rxc1 Nf4 13. Qe3 Nxf3+ 14. Qxf3 e5 $1 15. Rd1 Qg5 {Strongly threatening ...Nxh3+.} 16. Kh2 cxd4 17. cxd4 Ne6 18. Qe3 Qf6 {[%cal Re6d4]} ( 18... exd4 $6 19. Qxg5 Nxg5 20. Rxd4 $16) 19. d5 Nd4 20. Bd3 Bd7 21. Nc3 Bb5 22. Rac1 Bxd3 23. Rxd3 Rfc8 24. Ne2 Nxe2 25. Rxc8+ Rxc8 26. Qxe2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qf4+ 27. g3 Qc1 28. Qd2 (28. Kg2 $11 {keeps the balance. }) 28... Qxd2 $17 29. Rxd2 {KR-KR} Rc4 30. Re2 f5 31. f3 Kf7 32. Kg2 Kf6 33. h4 h5 34. Kh3 a5 35. Re3 ({White should play} 35. Kg2) 35... b5 {[%cal Bb7b5, Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 36. Rc3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36. a3 $17 {is more resistant.}) 36... Rxc3 $19 37. bxc3 fxe4 38. fxe4 {KP-KP} b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4c3]} 39. cxb4 axb4 40. Kg2 {[#]} Ke7 $1 {[%cal Re7d8]} 41. Kf3 Kd7 42. Ke3 {[#]} Kc7 $1 { [%cal Rc7b6] And now ...Kb6 would win.} 43. Kd3 {aiming for Kc4.} Kb6 44. Kc4 Ka5 45. Kb3 Kb5 46. a3 bxa3 47. Kxa3 Kc4 48. Ka4 Kd4 (48... Kd3 $142 49. Kb5 Kxe4) 49. Kb5 Kxe4 50. Kc6 Kf3 {Hoping for ...e4.} 51. Kxd6 {K3P-K3P} e4 { White must now prevent ...e3.} 52. Kc5 $2 (52. Kc6) 52... e3 {...e2 is the strong threat.} 53. d6 e2 ({Resist} 53... Kxg3 54. d7) 54. d7 e1=Q {( -> ... Qe7+)} 55. d8=Q {intending Qf6+.} Qe5+ ({Don't take} 55... Kxg3 56. Qg5+ Kh3 57. Qxg6 $17) ({But not} 55... Qxg3 56. Qd5+ Kg4 57. Qe4+ Qf4 58. Qxg6+ Kxh4 59. Kb6) 56. Kc4 $2 (56. Kc6) 56... Kxg3 57. Kd3 Kh3 (57... Qf4 $142 58. Kc2 Kh3 59. Qd3+ Qg3) 58. Kd2 Qf4+ 59. Ke2 Qxh4 60. Qd5 Qg4+ {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 81%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Norowitz, Yaacov"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2412"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,72,0,0,0,0,0,0,32,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,43,46,113,127,357,363,366,360, 374,386,351,268,249,-485,-462,-461,-454,-435,164,160,155,151,143,145,143,0,0,0, 0,0,0,-377,-376,-467,-463,-796,-765,-727,-735,-690,-484,-796,-662,-29997,-16]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 d5 4. Bf4 {[%cal Bc1f4,Bf4e5,Be5d4][%mdl 32]} Nc6 5. e3 Qb6 6. Qc2 Nh5 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2.. .Nf6 3 Bf4} (6... g6 7. Nbd2 Bg7 8. h3 O-O 9. Be2 Bf5 10. Qb3 c4 11. Qxb6 axb6 12. g4 Bd7 13. Ne5 Bc8 14. Bf3 {1/2-1/2 (53) Boruchovsky,A (2542)-Reshef,O (2467) Israel 2018}) 7. Be5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} f6 8. dxc5 Qxc5 {The position is equal.} 9. Bd4 Qd6 10. b4 Qc7 11. c4 e5 12. cxd5 {And now Bb2 would win.} exd4 13. Nxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nbd2 Bxb4 14. dxc6 dxe3 15. fxe3 Qxc6 16. Qb3 Bxd2+ 17. Nxd2 Be6 18. Bc4 Bxc4 19. Nxc4 b5 20. Qxb5 {1/2-1/2 (20) Ottesen,S (2327)-Roy Laguens,A (2336) ICCF email 2015}) 13... Bxb4+ 14. Kd1 $1 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Bg4+ (14... Bf5 $5 {[%cal Rf5c2]} 15. Qc4 (15. Nxf5 O-O-O $15) (15. Qxf5 Nxd4 16. Qe4+ Qe5 $15) 15... O-O-O 16. dxc6 (16. Nxf5 $2 Rxd5+ 17. Qxd5 Rd8 $19) 16... Qxc6 17. Qxc6+ (17. Qxb4 Rxd4+ 18. Qxd4 Rd8 $15) 17... bxc6 $11) 15. Kc1 Qe5 ({Black should play} 15... O-O-O $14 16. dxc6 Rxd4 17. cxb7+ (17. exd4 Qf4+ 18. Nd2 Qxd4 $11) 17... Kxb7 18. Qxc7+ Kxc7 19. exd4 Re8) 16. dxc6 $16 bxc6 $2 (16... Rc8 $16 {was necessary.}) 17. Qxc6+ $18 Kf7 18. Qc4+ Be6 19. Qxb4 Rab8 20. Qa3 Rhd8 {White must now prevent ...Rxd4.} 21. Be2 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (21. Qxa7+ $18 {is the narrow road to win.} Rd7 22. Qa4) 21... Rxd4 22. Bxh5+ ({Worse is} 22. exd4 Rc8+ 23. Kd1 Qxd4+ 24. Qd3 Qxa1 $19) 22... g6 $1 23. exd4 Qxd4 $4 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (23... Rc8+ $19 {avoids the disaster.} 24. Kd2 Qxd4+ 25. Qd3 Qxa1) 24. Bd1 $1 { [%cal Rd1c2]} (24. Nc3 $2 Rc8 $19) 24... Rc8+ 25. Bc2 Bf5 {[%csl Gf5][%cal Rc8c2]} 26. Qb3+ Kg7 27. Na3 ({Much worse is} 27. Qb7+ $6 Kh6 $11) (27. Rd1 $16 Qf4+ 28. Nd2) 27... Qxa1+ $11 28. Qb1 $1 {[%cal Rb1a1]} Qd4 {Strongly threatening ...Qf4+.} 29. Qb7+ Kh6 {Hoping for ...Qf4+.} 30. Kb1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (30. Rd1 $1 $11 {and White is okay.} Qf4+ 31. Rd2 (31. Kb1 $2 Rb8 $19)) 30... Qe5 $1 $19 31. Qxa7 {Qe3+ is the strong threat.} Rb8+ 32. Kc1 (32. Qxb8 $142 Qxb8+ 33. Ka1) 32... Qa1+ 33. Kd2 Rd8+ 34. Ke2 Re8+ 35. Kf3 (35. Kd2 $142 Rd8+ 36. Ke2 Qxh1 37. Qa4) 35... Qc3+ (35... Qxh1 $2 36. Qd4 $19) 36. Kf4 Qe5+ {[%mdl 32768] Precision: White = 64%, Black = 51%. . Loss on Time!?} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "5"] [White "Fenil, Shah"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,90,11,5,22,17,45,9,25,22,32,22,19,17,21,22,33,19,36,18,20,3,15,0,8, -10,34,22,32,28,41,22,23,30,40,23,18,16,16,16,16,6,13,0,0,0,14,0,12,2,12,9,9,0, 0,-102,-53,-74,-58,-315,-286,-243,-148,-147,-97,-113,-94,-226,-221,-615,-610, -576,-638,-615,-595,-769,-764,-2283,-2016,-2012,-1959]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. Nc3 d6 6. a3 O-O {C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} 7. Be3 {LiveBook: 15 Games} (7. O-O Be6 8. Nd5 h6 9. c3 Qd7 10. Re1 Rae8 11. d4 Bg4 12. Ne3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 g6 14. Nd5 Kg7 15. Nxf6 Bxf6 16. Bxh6+ Kxh6 17. Qxf6 {1-0 (53) Nepomniachtchi,I (2729)-Wang,H (2709) Riadh 2017}) 7... Ng4 8. Bd2 Nd4 {The position is equal.} 9. h3 Nf6 10. Nxd4 exd4 11. Nd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Ne2 c5 12. Nf4 Nd7 13. O-O Ne5 {1-0 (32) Bisguier, A (2244)-Bury,M Parsippany 2008}) 11... Nxd5 12. Bxd5 c6 13. Ba2 Kh8 14. O-O f5 15. f4 Bd7 16. Kh1 Qb6 17. Rb1 a5 18. e5 d5 19. c3 Be6 20. a4 Rfd8 21. Qb3 Qxb3 22. Bxb3 dxc3 23. Bxc3 c5 24. Rbc1 Kg8 25. d4 b6 26. Rcd1 Kf7 27. Rd2 g6 28. Bd1 c4 29. g4 Rf8 30. Kg2 Ke8 31. Kg3 Kd7 32. b3 Rac8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has the initiative.} 33. Rf3 (33. bxc4 $11 {remains equal.} Rxc4 34. Bb2) 33... g5 {[#] And now ...gxf4+ would win.} 34. fxg5 cxb3 {Threatens to win with ... fxg4.} ({Much worse is} 34... Bxg5 35. Rb2 $11) 35. h4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (35. gxf5 $15 Rxf5 36. Rxf5 Bxf5 37. Bb2) 35... fxg4 $19 36. Re3 h6 37. gxh6 {[#]} Rh8 $1 {[%cal Rh8h6]} 38. Rh2 Rxh6 {aiming for ...Rch8.} 39. Bxb3 (39. Bd2 $17 {only move.} Rch8 40. Rxb3 Rxh4 41. Rxh4 Bxh4+ 42. Kg2) 39... Rch8 {[%cal Rh6h4]} 40. h5 $2 (40. Bd2) 40... Rxh5 {Black is clearly winning.} 41. Rxh5 Rxh5 42. Kg2 Bg5 43. Rd3 Bf5 44. Bd1 Be4+ 45. Kf2 Rh2+ {Precision: White = 31%, Black = 44%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "5"] [White "Unuk, Laura"] [Black "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E05"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2544"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "146"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,146,27,18,-23,-21,-47,-54,-33,-19,-29,-18,-25,-31,-28,0,-25,8,-95, -97,-97,-98,-113,-97,-97,-101,-97,-104,-120,-119,-122,-94,-87,-81,-135,-116, -163,-162,-153,0,-210,-135,-122,-121,-200,-203,-195,-168,-320,-319,-300,-304, -290,-280,-379,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,4,2,-127,-117,-200,-116,-104,-108,-106,-117,-116, -110,-162,-164,-164,-154,-135,-118,-150,-152,-338,-301,-270,-290,-300,-333, -356,-353,-325,-310,-1163,-1008,-1014,-498,-326,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-12850,-12850, -12850,-12851,-12851,-12851,-12851,-12851,-12851,-12851,-12851,-29955,-12851, -29968,-12851,-29980,-12851,-29981,-29981,-29982,-29982,-29978,-29984,-29982, -29982,-29983,-29983,-29984]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 b6 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} 8. Bg5 Nd5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 { LiveBook: 15 Games. White has an edge.} 10. Na3 $146 {[#]} ({Predecessor:} 10. e4 Nb4 11. Qc3 c5 12. a3 N4c6 13. d5 Na5 14. Nbd2 Ba6 15. Ne5 {1/2-1/2 (31) Gelfand,B (2737)-Hammer,J (2632) Heraklio 2017}) 10... c3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 11. e4 (11. bxc3 Qxa3) 11... cxb2 12. Qxb2 Nb4 13. Rfd1 Bb7 14. Ne5 Rd8 15. Rac1 N8a6 16. Nac4 f6 17. Ng4 (17. a3 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.}) 17... c5 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is on the roll.} 18. a3 Nc6 {[%cal Rc6d4]} 19. d5 exd5 20. exd5 Nd4 21. Nge3 Qf7 22. Rxd4 cxd4 23. Qxd4 Rac8 {White must now prevent ...b5.} 24. Rd1 Rc5 25. Qg4 (25. a4 $142) 25... Kh8 26. Nf5 Qf8 ( 26... Bxd5 $2 27. Ncd6 $18) 27. Nfe3 Qf7 $2 (27... Bc8 $17 28. Qd4 Nc7) 28. Re1 $2 (28. Nf5 $1 $11) 28... g6 29. Qf4 {With the idea Nd6.} Qf8 30. Nd2 (30. Nb2 $17) 30... Nc7 $19 {[%cal Rc7d5]} 31. Nb3 Rc3 {[%cal Rb7d5]} (31... Nxd5 32. Nxd5 Rcxd5 33. Bxd5 $17) 32. Nd4 $2 (32. Qa4) 32... Nxd5 (32... Bxd5 33. Nxd5 Nxd5 34. Qd2 $19) 33. Nxd5 Bxd5 34. Bxd5 Rxd5 35. Ne6 Qf7 $2 (35... g5 $19 36. Qe4 Qd6) 36. Qb8+ $11 Qg8 37. Nf8 Re5 (37... Rxa3 $2 38. Nxg6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} hxg6 39. Re8 $18) 38. Rd1 $1 Kg7 39. Rd7+ Kh6 40. Rxh7+ {[#]} (40. Qd6 $11 { remains equal.} Rd3 41. Qxd3 Qxf8 42. Qd2+ (42. Rxa7 Re7 $11) 42... g5 43. Rxa7 ) 40... Kg5 $1 $17 41. Qd6 {[#]} ({Wrong is} 41. f4+ $2 Kg4 $19) (41. Qd8 $17 { was called for.} Rc1+ 42. Kg2 Qd5+ 43. Qxd5 Rxd5 44. Rxa7) 41... Rc1+ ({ Black should play} 41... Qd5 $1 $19 {( -> ...Re1#)} 42. Qxd5 (42. f4+ $2 Kg4 $19) 42... Rxd5 43. Rxa7 Kf5) 42. Kg2 {Qd2+ would kill now.} Qd5+ 43. Qxd5 Rxd5 44. Rxa7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRN} Rc2 45. Nh7+ (45. h4+ $17 Kf5 46. Ra4) 45... Kf5 $19 {Threatens to win with ...Rdd2.} 46. g4+ Ke5 47. Re7+ Kd6 48. Rf7 f5 49. Kg3 $2 (49. Rf6+ $17 Kc5 50. Rxg6) 49... fxg4 50. Rf6+ Kc5 51. Nf8 Rd6 52. Ne6+ Kd5 53. Nf4+ Kc6 54. Rxg6 $2 (54. Rf8 Kb5 55. Ng2) 54... Rxg6 55. Nxg6 {KR-KN} b5 (55... Ra2 $142 56. Kxg4 b5) 56. Kxg4 Rxf2 $2 (56... Rc3 $19 { And now ...Kd5 would win.} 57. h4 Rxa3) 57. h4 $1 $11 Kd6 {Strongly threatening ...Ra2.} 58. h5 Ke6 {Hoping for ...Ra2.} 59. Nf4+ Kf7 {...Ra2 is the strong threat.} 60. Kf5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (60. Nd5 $11) 60... Rf3 $19 61. Ke4 Rxa3 62. Nd3 Rc3 63. Kd4 Rc4+ 64. Kd5 Kg7 65. Nc5 Kh6 66. Ne4 Rc2 67. Ng3 b4 {[%cal Bb5b4,Bb4b3][%mdl 32]} 68. Nf5+ Kxh5 69. Nd4 {Black mates.} Rc3 70. Ne2 Rc8 71. Kd4 b3 72. Nf4+ Kg4 73. Nd3 Rc2 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 75%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "5"] [White "Foisor, Sabina-Francesca"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2326"] [BlackElo "2542"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,114,29,25,38,0,0,0,3,-1,0,-19,-18,-75,-84,-85,-93,-97,-88,-95,-91, -111,-113,-135,-120,-111,-121,-108,-113,-110,-110,-121,-116,-122,-24,-38,-25, -31,-5,-45,0,0,8,-32,0,-6,0,0,0,-178,-171,-177,-185,-171,0,0,0,-175,461,0,0,0, 0,-16,-18,-18,-16,-29,-31,-102,-109,-271,-179,-530,-499,-527,-432,-520,-554, -386,-386,-386,-343,-2085,-2106,-1328,-1289,-29967,-29968,-29965,-29965,-29972, -29968,-29973,-29969,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29980,-29985,-29986,-29987,-29988]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 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. a3 (9. Bd3 {feels hotter.} dxc4 10. Bxc4 Bd6 11. O-O Qg6 12. Rfd1) (9. Rc1 Rd8 10. h4 e5 11. cxd5 Rxd5 12. dxe5 Bxc3+ 13. Rxc3 Nxe5 14. Qe8+ Kh7 15. Ng5+ Kg6 16. f4 hxg5 17. fxe5 {1-0 (112) Li,C (2732)-Le,Q (2737) Riadh 2017}) 9... Bxc3+ $1 10. bxc3 Bd7 {Strongly threatening ...Nxd4.The position is equal.} 11. Qc2 Rfd8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Rfc8 12. Rb1 Na5 13. Ne5 Be8 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Bd3 c5 16. Qe2 cxd4 17. cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (25) Jarmula,L (2466)-Zubarev,A (2508) Krakow 2016}) 12. Rc1 Na5 13. c5 (13. cxd5 $11 {keeps the balance.} exd5 14. Bd3) 13... b6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is on the roll.} 14. Ne5 Be8 15. cxb6 axb6 16. Be2 Qe7 17. a4 Qa3 18. Bh5 Nc4 19. Nxc4 dxc4 20. O-O Qxa4 21. Qe2 Ra5 22. f4 Bc6 23. e4 Bxe4 {[#]} (23... Qa2 $17 24. Qxa2 Rxa2) 24. Bxf7+ $1 $11 { [%mdl 512]} Kxf7 25. Qxe4 Qd7 26. Rce1 g6 27. Qe2 b5 28. Qe3 h5 29. Qe5 Ra2 { aiming for ...b4!} 30. Qg5 b4 31. d5 $2 (31. f5 $11 {and White is okay.} exf5 32. Re5 bxc3 33. Rfxf5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxf5 34. Qxh5+ Kg7 35. Qg5+ Kh8 36. Qf6+ Kg8 37. Qg5+ Kh8 38. Qf6+ Kg8 39. Qg5+ Kh8) 31... Qxd5 $19 32. f5 gxf5 33. Qxh5+ Kf6 $2 (33... Kf8 $1 $19 {[%csl Ga2][%cal Rd5g2]} 34. Qh6+ Ke7 35. Qg5+ Kf7 36. Qh5+ Kf8 37. Qh6+ Ke8 38. Qg6+ Kd7 39. cxb4 c3) 34. Qh6+ $11 Kf7 { [%csl Ga2][%cal Rd5g2]} 35. Qh7+ $2 {[#]} (35. Qh5+ $1 $11 Kf8 36. Qh6+ Ke7 37. Qg5+ Kf7 38. Qh5+) 35... Kf6 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (35... Kf8 $1 $19 {[%csl Ga2] [%cal Rd5g2] avoids the disaster.} 36. Rf3 Rd7 37. Qh8+ Ke7 38. cxb4 Qd4+ 39. Qxd4 Rxd4) 36. Qh6+ $2 ({White has to play} 36. Rf3 $18 Rd7 37. Qh4+ Kg7 38. Rg3+ Kf8 39. Rg6 Rxg2+ 40. Rxg2 bxc3 41. Qf6+ Rf7 42. Qxc3) 36... Ke7 {[%csl Ga2][%cal Rd5g2]} 37. Qg5+ $1 Ke8 38. cxb4 Rd6 {White must now prevent ...Qd4+. } 39. Rxf5 Rxg2+ 40. Qxg2 Qxf5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} 41. Rf1 {[#]} (41. Qg7 $15 Qf4 42. Qxc7 Qg4+ 43. Kh1) 41... Qd5 $1 $17 42. Qg8+ $2 (42. Qg7 $17 Qd4+ 43. Qxd4 Rxd4 44. Kg2) 42... Kd7 $19 43. b5 $2 (43. Rf7+ {nothing else works.} Kc6 44. Qa8+ Kb6 45. Qb8+ Qb7 46. Qxb7+ Kxb7 47. Kf2) 43... Qc5+ 44. Kh1 {[%cal Rf1f7]} Qxb5 45. Rf7+ Kc6 46. Qe8+ Kc5 47. Rxc7+ Kb4 48. Qf8 $2 (48. Qxb5+ Kxb5 49. Kg2) 48... Qd5+ 49. Kg1 Kb3 {( -> ...Qg5+)} 50. Rb7+ Kc2 { Black mates.} 51. Qf2+ Qd2 52. h4 Rd4 53. Rf7 Qxf2+ 54. Rxf2+ Kb3 55. h5 c3 { [%cal Bc4c3,Bc3c2][%mdl 32]} 56. Kg2 c2 57. Rf1 Rd1 {Precision: White = 31%, Black = 62%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "Sarkar, Justin"] [Black "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B95"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2518"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,90,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,0,33,-39,0,-12,0,-10,0,0,24,28,38,32,16, 17,14,13,20,16,20,17,31,-47,-11,0,42,40,76,60,67,-67,-70,-66,-69,-75,-73,-81, -72,-101,-88,-260,-233,-366,-369,-339,-366,-356,-361,-356,-327,-400,-331,-590, -606,-29981,-29982,-29984,-29985,-29985,-29986,-29986,-29987]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qf3 e6 8. Be2 {B95: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 e6, unusual White 7th moves} (8. O-O-O Qc7 9. Bd3 b5 10. Rhe1 Ne5 11. Qg3 b4 12. Nd5 exd5 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. exd5 Bb7 15. f4 O-O-O 16. fxe5 dxe5 {1/2-1/2 (75) Salem,A (2642)-Andriasian,Z (2585) chess.com INT 2018}) 8... Qc7 9. a4 b6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. Qg3 {The position is equal.} Bb7 11. f3 Be7 12. Be3 O-O 13. O-O {[#]} Rfc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Rac8) 14. Rfd1 Kh8 15. Bf1 Rg8 16. Rd2 (16. a5 $14) 16... Ne5 (16... g5 $5) 17. Nb3 g5 {next ...g4 is good for Black.} 18. Qf2 Nfd7 19. Bd4 Bc6 20. Nc1 Bf6 21. Nd3 g4 22. Nxe5 dxe5 23. Be3 gxf3 $1 24. Qxf3 {Strongly threatening Rxd7!} Rg6 { [%cal Bg8g6,Bg6f6,Bf6f5][%mdl 32]} 25. Rad1 Be7 26. Nb5 (26. Qxf7 $14 Nc5 27. Qf3) 26... axb5 27. axb5 Rf6 28. Qe2 Nc5 {...Be8 is the strong threat.} 29. bxc6 Qxc6 30. Qh5 ({Better is} 30. g3 $14) 30... Nxe4 $15 31. Bd3 Rf5 32. Bxe4 $1 Qxe4 (32... Rxh5 $2 {loses.} 33. Bxc6 Rc8 34. Bf3 $18) 33. Qe2 {[#]} b5 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2560] White is under strong pressure.} 34. h3 (34. Qxb5 Qxe3+) 34... Rg8 35. Rd3 $2 (35. Kh2 $17 {was necessary.}) 35... Bh4 36. R1d2 {[#]} (36. Rf1 {was the only chance.}) 36... Bf2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 37. Qxf2 (37. Bxf2 Qxg2#) 37... Rxf2 38. Rxf2 f5 39. Bc5 Rc8 40. b4 Ra8 41. Rfd2 $2 (41. Re3 Qd5 42. Rd3) 41... Ra1+ $19 42. Kh2 {intending Rd8+.} Qf4+ {Black mates.} 43. g3 Qf1 { [%csl Ga1][%cal Rf1h1]} 44. Rd8+ Kg7 {[%csl Ga1][%cal Rf1h1]} 45. R2d7+ Kh6 { Precision: White = 38%, Black = 62%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5"] [White "L'Ami, Alina"] [Black "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2306"] [BlackElo "2533"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,105,0,0,16,11,3,6,0,-41,-47,-47,-47,-46,-52,-50,-50,-40,-56,-199, -193,-206,-198,-205,-205,-290,-268,-346,-269,-252,-220,-226,-188,-254,-146, -241,-239,-229,-94,-93,-102,-166,-98,-97,-91,-73,-56,-60,-56,-54,-53,-60,-56, -52,-8,-7,-8,-8,-8,-44,-37,-55,-41,-66,-53,-44,-30,-29,-8,-8,-4,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3][%mdl 32]} h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bg7 {D43: Semi-Slav: 5 Bg5 h6} (9... Bb7 10. e5 Nd5 11. O-O Nxc3 12. bxc3 c5 13. a4 a6 14. Qb1 h5 15. axb5 h4 16. Bxc4 hxg3 17. fxg3 cxd4 18. bxa6 {1-0 (65) Nakamura,H (2787)-Gelfand,B (2695) Moscow 2018}) 10. e5 Nh5 11. Ne4 {Black must now prevent Nd6+.} O-O $1 12. Nfxg5 Nxg3 13. hxg3 hxg5 14. Qc2 {White wants to mate with Nf6+!} f5 15. exf6 $1 Rxf6 16. Nxf6+ $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Nxg5 Rf5 17. Nf3 {0-1 (37) Henrichs,T (2469)-Fier,A (2560) Maastricht 2011}) 16... Qxf6 17. O-O-O (17. a4 $1 $15 Nd7 18. Qh7+ (18. axb5 cxb5 19. Qe4 Nb6 $17) 18... Kf8 19. Ra3 Qxd4 20. Rf3+ Ke7 21. axb5 cxb5 22. Qg6 ) 17... Nd7 $19 18. Qh7+ Kf8 19. f4 Ke7 ({Not} 19... gxf4 20. Rdf1 $15) 20. Rh5 (20. Qe4 {was necessary.}) 20... gxf4 21. Rh4 Nf8 22. Qh5 Qf5 ({Stronger than} 22... fxg3 23. Rf1 $18) 23. Qf3 Bd7 24. Qa3+ (24. Rh5 $142 Qf6 25. gxf4) 24... c5 (24... Kf7 $19 25. Bh5+ Kg8) 25. dxc5 (25. Rh5 $17 Qf6 26. Rxc5) 25... Bc6 26. Bf3 Bxf3 (26... c3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rc3b2] and Black stays clearly on top.} 27. bxc3 Bxf3 28. c6+ Kf7 29. Rxf4 Bh6 30. gxf3 Bxf4+ 31. gxf4 Qxf4+ 32. Kb2 Qh2+ 33. Kb3 a5) 27. Qxf3 $17 {[#]} Rb8 $1 ({Of course not} 27... Rd8 $6 28. Qb7+ Nd7 29. c6 $11) 28. Qc6 (28. Qxf4 $17 Rc8 29. Qxf5 exf5 30. Rd5) 28... Qe5 ({Black should try} 28... Be5 $19 29. g4 Qf6) 29. Qd6+ Qxd6 30. cxd6+ Kf7 31. gxf4 Nd7 32. Rh5 a6 33. g4 Rc8 34. f5 Ne5 35. Rh7 {d7 is the strong threat.} exf5 36. gxf5 {And now d7 would win.} Kg8 37. Rh2 Rd8 38. Rd5 Kf7 39. Rh7 { next Rxe5 is good for White.} Nd3+ 40. Kb1 Rd7 41. b3 Kf6 42. a4 {The position is equal.} Nb4 43. Rd4 Nc6 44. Rg4 {Strongly threatening Rg6+.} Ne5 {[#]} 45. Rgxg7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxg7 46. Rxg7 Kxg7 47. axb5 $1 axb5 {Threatens to win with ...Kf6.} 48. bxc4 bxc4 $11 {KN-KPP} 49. Kc2 Kf7 {aiming for ...Ke8.} 50. Kc3 Kf6 51. Kd4 Kxf5 {[#]} 52. d7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxd7 {( -> ...Ne5)} 53. Kxc4 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "5"] [White "Doluhanova, Evgeniya"] [Black "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C60"] [WhiteElo "2275"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "138"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,138,20,29,10,14,-60,-60,-60,-48,-56,-50,-110,-105,-103,-46,-76,-61, -55,-68,-79,-63,-89,-71,-81,-77,-105,-97,-80,-40,-52,-49,-49,-49,-50,-50,-52, -52,-62,-60,-62,-38,-37,-23,-50,-52,-48,-43,-50,0,-52,-45,-56,0,-70,-46,-18,0, 0,2,-17,0,0,8,9,10,0,9,9,43,-52,-51,-40,0,-187,-94,-91,-78,-100,-100,-115,-115, -139,-127,-141,-150,-225,-145,-258,-243,-336,-356,-339,-353,-420,-402,-402, -393,-416,-400,-406,-395,-404,-401,-436,-460,-452,-454,-428,-437,-437,-418, -717,-679,-714,-654,-1502,-1444,-1783,-1893,-1834,-1758,-2741,-2574]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Bb4 4. c3 Ba5 5. O-O Nge7 6. d4 exd4 {C60: Ruy Lopez: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...g6} 7. Nxd4 (7. cxd4 d5 8. Bxc6+ Nxc6 9. exd5 Qxd5 10. Nc3 Bxc3 11. bxc3 O-O 12. Bf4 Bg4 13. Bxc7 Rac8 14. Bg3 Na5 15. Re1 Rfe8 16. Qa4 Bd7 17. Qa3 Bc6 18. Qc5 b6 19. Qxd5 Bxd5 {0-1 (65) Meier,G (2647) -Carlsen,M (2834) chess.com INT 2018}) 7... O-O 8. Bg5 f6 9. Be3 Bb6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. c4 {And now c5! would win.} d6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bxd4 12. Qxd4 f5 13. Nc3 d6 14. Rad1 fxe4 {1/2-1/2 (33) Akkuzin,A-Ivanov, V (2041) RCCA corr 2002}) 11. h3 (11. Nxc6 $11 bxc6 12. Bxc6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxc6 13. Qd5+ Rf7 14. Qxc6) 11... Nxd4 $15 12. Bxd4 Be6 13. Bxb6 axb6 14. Nd2 ( 14. Nc3 $15) 14... f5 $17 15. Ba4 f4 (15... fxe4 $17 16. Bb3 Ng6 17. Nxe4 Qh4) 16. Bb3 Kh8 17. Nf3 Nc6 18. Rc1 Qf6 19. Rc3 Bf7 20. Nh2 Ra5 21. Re1 Bh5 22. Qd2 Rg5 23. Bd1 Bxd1 24. Rxd1 Qg6 25. f3 h5 26. Qf2 Qf6 27. Kf1 Rc5 28. a3 Ra8 29. Kg1 Ne5 30. Qd4 Qf7 31. Rdc1 Nc6 32. Qf2 Rca5 33. Rd1 (33. Nf1 $11) 33... Ne5 $15 34. Qc2 Ra4 ({Better is} 34... g5 $15) 35. Rd5 (35. Rc1 $1 $11) 35... g6 36. Nf1 Kh7 37. Nd2 Qf6 {Black wants to play ...c6.} 38. Nb1 Qh4 39. Rd1 Qg3 40. b3 R4a5 41. Qf2 (41. a4 {keeps more tension.} Rf8 42. Qf2 g5 43. Rc2 Rf7 44. Nc3) 41... Qxf2+ (41... g5 {is interesting.} 42. Rc2 Rf8 43. a4 Rf7 44. Nc3 g4) 42. Kxf2 g5 43. b4 ({White should try} 43. a4 $14) 43... Ra4 44. Rd5 Re8 45. Rb5 $2 {[#]} (45. h4 $11 {and White is okay.}) 45... Ra7 (45... c6 $1 $19 { [%cal Rc6b5]} 46. Rxb6 Rb8) 46. Rd5 Kg6 47. Rc1 Kf7 48. Ke2 Ke6 49. Rd2 Raa8 50. Nc3 c6 ({Don't play} 50... Nxc4 51. Rd4 $15) 51. Nb1 (51. a4 $17) 51... Rh8 52. Kd1 (52. Rdd1 $17) 52... g4 $19 53. hxg4 hxg4 54. fxg4 Rag8 ({Much less strong is} 54... Nxg4 55. Kc2 $19) 55. c5 dxc5 56. bxc5 Rh1+ 57. Kc2 Rxc1+ 58. Kxc1 bxc5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 59. Nc3 Nc4 60. Rc2 Nxa3 61. Rf2 Ke5 62. Na4 c4 {[%cal Bc5c4,Bc4c3][%mdl 32]} 63. Nb6 c3 64. Nd7+ (64. Na4 $142) 64... Kd6 {Black is clearly winning.} 65. Nf6 Rh8 {( -> ...Rh1+)} 66. Nh5 b5 { [%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4,Bb4b3][%mdl 32]} 67. Rxf4 b4 68. Rf3 Nb5 69. Rf4 b3 { Precision: White = 33%, Black = 63%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "5"] [White "Ragnarsson, Dagur"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B11"] [WhiteElo "2236"] [BlackElo "2713"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,82,0,-36,-25,-10,-15,-31,-34,-87,-2,-3,18,0,8,0,-5,-8,-16,-14,26,30, 117,108,110,99,110,118,125,106,116,112,137,74,72,-63,-48,-137,-131,-269,-290, -383,-394,-446,-377,-371,-304,-656,-597,-622,-608,-599,-506,-757,-738,-708, -689,-12839,-12839,-12839,-12840,-12838,-12835,-29979,-29980,-29993,-29994]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e5 Ne4 5. Ne2 Qb6 6. d4 {B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} e6 7. Nfg1 (7. g3 c5 8. Bg2 Bd7 9. O-O Bb5 10. Re1 Nc6 11. c3 Rc8 12. Be3 Bc4 13. Qc2 {1/2-1/2 (48) Naiditsch,A (2702)-Bartel,M (2613) Germany 2017}) 7... f6 8. f3 Ng5 9. h4 Nf7 10. f4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} c5 11. c3 Nc6 12. Nf3 Bd7 13. a3 $146 ({Better is} 13. Be3 $15) ({Predecessor:} 13. g3) 13... O-O-O (13... Be7 $17) 14. b4 $11 c4 15. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} h5 16. a5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Qc7 17. Ng3 Be7 18. Be2 fxe5 19. dxe5 Nfxe5 (19... Rdf8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 20. fxe5 $16 Nxe5 21. O-O Rdf8 {Strongly threatening ...Nxf3+.} 22. Ng5 Nd3 23. Rxf8+ $1 ({Reject} 23. Nxh5 $6 Nxc1 24. Rxc1 (24. Rxf8+ Rxf8 25. Rxc1 g6 $17) 24... Rxf1+ 25. Qxf1 g6 $11) 23... Rxf8 {[#]} 24. Nf1 $1 ({Stronger than} 24. Nxh5 Nxc1 25. Qxc1 (25. Rxc1 g6 $17) 25... Qe5 $15) 24... Nxc1 25. Rxc1 (25. Qxc1 $142 Qe5 26. Ra2 (26. Bxh5 d4 $16)) 25... Qf4 26. Bf3 (26. Qe1 $16) 26... Qxh4 $15 27. Nh7 {[#]} (27. Nh3 $15) 27... Rf7 $1 $17 {[%mdl 1024] ...Qf4 is the strong threat. Black has strong compensation.} 28. g3 (28. Qc2 $17) 28... Qh3 $19 29. Qe2 g6 30. Qe3 a6 (30... Rxh7 $2 31. Qxa7 Rf7 32. a6 $17) 31. b5 {intending bxa6.} Bxb5 (31... Rxh7 $2 32. bxa6 bxa6 33. Qa7 $17) 32. Ng5 $2 (32. Bg2 Qf5 33. Nd2 Rxh7 34. Rf1 ) 32... Bxg5 $1 33. Qxg5 Rxf3 34. Qxg6 Qg4 35. Qh6 d4 36. Qh8+ Kd7 37. Qh7+ Kd6 38. Qxb7 Rxg3+ 39. Nxg3 Qxg3+ 40. Kf1 Qf4+ 41. Ke2 d3+ {Precision: White = 33%, Black = 54%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Thorfinnsson, Bjorn"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2399"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,83,18,19,1,18,15,33,26,30,22,70,43,48,43,45,50,46,55,49,53,60,61,95, 86,94,87,108,102,101,101,98,99,97,90,97,102,97,101,102,84,81,75,80,84,87,76,86, 76,174,174,174,180,168,170,288,288,274,265,284,308,253,235,633,614,1311,1301, 1308,1213]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Qb6 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. c4 e6 9. Qc2 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} (9. Nc3 Be7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. e4 O-O 12. exd5 Rd8 13. Qc2 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 exd5 15. Be3 Qa5 16. Bd4 Bg4 17. Qd3 Bf8 18. a3 Bh5 {1/2-1/2 (51) Sharif,M (2363)-Hamdouchi,H (2586) Chartres 2017}) 9... Be7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. Be3 Qa6 11. Nd2 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Bc5 Qc6 13. Rc1 Ba6 14. Bxe7 Qxc2 15. Rxc2 Kxe7 16. Nc3 Rac8 {0-1 (56) Bator,R (2425)-Wedberg,T (2455) Stockholm 1995}) 11... O-O 12. Bd4 Rd8 13. Rfd1 c5 14. cxd5 cxd4 {[#]} 15. d6 $1 $36 {[%cal Rd6e7][%mdl 2560] White is pushing.} Bb7 (15... Qxd6 16. Bxa8) 16. dxe7 Rdc8 17. Qd3 Qxd3 18. exd3 Rc7 19. Nb3 Rb8 20. Bxb7 Rbxb7 21. Nxd4 Rxb2 22. Rab1 Rxb1 23. Rxb1 { Rb8+ would kill now.} Rxe7 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 24. Nc6 Re8 25. Nxa7 Kf8 26. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Ra8 27. Rb7 $1 Ne8 28. a5 Nd6 { [#]} 29. Rc7 $1 Ke8 30. Nc6 Ra6 31. Kg2 g6 32. g4 Nb5 (32... h6 $16) 33. Rc8+ $18 Kd7 34. Nb8+ Kxc8 35. Nxa6 {KN-KN} Kb7 (35... Nd4 $142) 36. Nc5+ Kc6 {[#]} 37. Ne4 $1 h6 38. Nf6 Nd6 39. Kg3 g5 $2 (39... Nb7 40. Ng8 h5 41. gxh5 gxh5) 40. f4 {White is clearly winning.} Kb5 41. fxg5 hxg5 42. Ne4 {Precision: White = 82%, Black = 50%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Adhiban, B.."] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A57"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,53,26,29,97,87,85,69,88,103,145,134,136,141,145,138,145,163,139,132, 580,554,572,384,566,562,566,469,666,670,706,705,1004,687,643,644,4684,3839]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. e3 axb5 6. Bxb5 Qa5+ 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. Bd2 Qb6 9. Nf3 Nxd5 {A57: Benko/Volga Gambit} 10. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 22 Games} Qg6 $146 (10... Nf6 $11) ({Predecessor:} 10... e6 11. O-O Be7 12. e4 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 O-O 14. Ne5 d5 15. exd5 exd5 16. Re1 d4 17. Bd2 Ba6 18. Qb3 Ra7 19. Nc4 Qf6 20. Re5 Bxb5 21. Qxb5 Nd7 22. Bg5 {1-0 (22) Markus,R (2644)-Djukic,N (2519) Heraklio 2017}) 11. O-O $1 $16 e6 {White is better.} 12. a5 Nc7 13. e4 {Bf4 is the strong threat.} Nxb5 14. Nxb5 {[%cal Bc3b5,Bb5d6, Bd6f5,Bf5g3][%mdl 32]} Na6 15. Re1 $1 f6 16. Nh4 Qf7 {[#]} 17. Qb3 $1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] And now Nf5! would win. White is on the roll.} Bc6 {[#] White must now prevent ...Rb8.} 18. Nf5 $1 Qh5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (18... Bxb5 $16 {is a better chance.} 19. Qxb5 Be7) 19. Nbd6+ $18 Kd8 20. Qb6+ Nc7 21. Bf4 {White is clearly winning.} exf5 22. Nxf5 Rc8 (22... Ke8 $142 23. Bxc7 g6 24. Nd6+ Bxd6 25. Bxd6 Kf7) 23. Rad1 Ke8 24. Bxc7 g6 25. Ng3 Qg4 26. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6] [%mdl 32] aiming for e6!} Qb4 27. e6 {Precision: White = 97%, Black = 29%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "6"] [White "Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A57"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,53,42,31,106,106,76,83,109,107,120,122,110,125,120,112,102,104,154, 130,517,518,506,411,588,574,568,558,726,746,746,715,879,636,611,609,3760,3592] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. e3 axb5 6. Bxb5 Qa5+ 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. Bd2 Qb6 9. Nf3 Nxd5 {A57: Benko/Volga Gambit} 10. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 22 Games} Qg6 $146 (10... e6 $14) ({Predecessor:} 10... e6 11. O-O Be7 12. e4 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 O-O 14. Ne5 d5 15. exd5 exd5 16. Re1 d4 17. Bd2 Ba6 18. Qb3 Ra7 19. Nc4 Qf6 20. Re5 Bxb5 21. Qxb5 Nd7 22. Bg5 {1-0 (22) Markus, R (2644)-Djukic,N (2519) Heraklio 2017}) 11. O-O $1 $16 e6 {White is better.} 12. a5 $1 Nc7 13. e4 Nxb5 14. Nxb5 {[%cal Bc3b5,Bb5d6,Bd6f5,Bf5g3][%mdl 32]} Na6 15. Re1 $1 f6 16. Nh4 Qf7 {[#]} 17. Qb3 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Bc6 {[#] Hoping for ...Rb8.} 18. Nf5 $1 Qh5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (18... Bxb5 $16 19. Qxb5 Be7) 19. Nbd6+ $18 Kd8 20. Qb6+ Nc7 21. Bf4 {White is clearly winning.} exf5 22. Nxf5 Rc8 23. Rad1 Ke8 24. Bxc7 g6 25. Ng3 Qg4 26. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32] e6! is the strong threat.} Qb4 27. e6 {Precision: White = 92%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Black "Thorsteinsson, Thorsteinn"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C41"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2317"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,69,50,51,2,15,12,21,0,0,0,22,14,62,54,245,237,238,229,242,231,201, 181,225,230,376,305,304,297,294,290,323,339,845,839,918,935,973,567,702,656, 571,164,852,592,1293,1281,1229,1200,29989,5273,1885,1788]} 1. d4 d6 2. e4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. a4 O-O 7. O-O a5 8. Re1 c6 9. h3 h6 10. Be3 Re8 {LiveBook: 54 Games. C41: Philidor Defence} 11. Bb3 (11. dxe5 dxe5 12. Nh4 Nf8 13. Qf3 Bb4 14. Rad1 Qe7 15. Rd3 Kh8 16. Red1 Ng6 17. Nxg6+ fxg6 18. Bb6 { 1-0 (41) Kobalia,M (2628)-Halkias,S (2585) Tallinn 2016}) 11... exd4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 11... Qc7 12. Nh4 Nf8 13. Qf3 exd4 14. Bxd4 Ne6 15. Be3 Ng5 16. Bxg5 hxg5 17. Nf5 {0-1 (71) Preotu,R (2452)-Gerzhoy,L (2419) Guelph 2015}) 12. Bxd4 Nf8 {The position is equal.} 13. Nh4 Be6 14. Bxe6 fxe6 15. e5 Nd5 16. Nxd5 exd5 $2 ({Black should try} 16... cxd5 $14 17. Nf3 Ng6) 17. Nf5 $18 dxe5 18. Rxe5 Bg5 19. Rxe8 Qxe8 20. Nxg7 Qg6 21. Ra3 Kh7 (21... c5 {is a better defense. }) 22. Nh5 Ne6 23. Rb3 b5 24. axb5 a4 25. Rd3 c5 $2 (25... cxb5 26. Be5 d4 27. Bxd4 Rd8) 26. Be5 d4 27. b6 Qe4 28. Bg3 Ra6 {[#]} 29. h4 $1 Bd8 (29... Bxh4 30. Bxh4) 30. Bc7 $2 (30. Rf3) 30... Bxh4 $2 (30... Nxc7 31. bxc7 Bxc7) 31. Rh3 { Rxh4! is the strong threat.} Be7 32. b7 Qxb7 33. Qd3+ Kh8 {[#]} 34. Be5+ (34. Nf6 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxg2+ (34... Bxf6 35. Rxh6+) 35. Kxg2 Nf4+ 36. Bxf4 Rxf6 37. Bxh6 Kg8 38. Qc4+ Kh7 39. Bf8+ Kg6 40. Qg8+ Kf5 41. Rh5+ Kf4 42. Qg5+ Ke4 43. Qe5#) 34... Kg8 35. Qg6+ {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Landa, Konstantin"] [Black "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2544"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,91,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-11,-21,-19,-29,0,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,-8, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 e6 6. Ngf3 Bd6 7. Bg3 O-O 8. Bd3 b6 9. Qe2 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} (9. e4 Be7 10. e5 Nh5 11. Nf1 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4 13. cxd4 g6 14. Ne3 f5 15. exf6 Bxf6 16. Be2 Nxg3 17. hxg3 {1/2-1/2 (37) Nakamura,H (2787) -Svidler,P (2760) Moscow 2018}) 9... Bb7 10. Rd1 Re8 11. Ne5 Qc7 {[%cal Rc6e5] LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Ndf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. f4 Ne7 13. Qf3 Nf5 14. Bf2 Bf8 15. O-O Nd6 16. Qh3 Nfe4 17. Nxe4 dxe4 {0-1 (67) Novik,M (2482)-Bellaiche, A (2463) Jerusalem 2017}) 12... Ne4 13. Nxc6 Bxc6 14. Bxd6 Nxd6 15. O-O f6 16. Qc2 f5 17. Ne5 {The position is equal.} c4 18. Be2 b5 19. b3 Rec8 20. bxc4 bxc4 21. Rb1 Be8 22. Rb4 Rab8 23. Rfb1 Rb6 24. g4 g6 25. gxf5 gxf5 26. Kh1 Rxb4 27. Rxb4 Kh8 28. Rb1 Bc6 29. f4 Rg8 30. Bf3 Be8 31. Qf2 Qg7 32. Rb8 Nb5 33. Bh5 $1 Nd6 34. Rxe8 Rxe8 35. Bxe8 Nxe8 36. Qb2 Qc7 37. a4 Kg7 38. Qg2+ Kf8 $1 39. Qg5 {Qh6+ is the strong threat.} Qg7 40. Qd8 {Black should prevent Nd7+.} Qc7 41. Qh4 {[#] Threatens to win with Qh6+.} Qe7 42. Qh6+ Kg8 43. Nc6 Qd7 44. Ne5 Qe7 45. Nc6 Qd7 46. Ne5 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 72%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Can, Emre"] [Black "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2603"] [BlackElo "2518"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,91,10,18,14,28,27,25,23,18,0,15,0,7,0,12,8,10,0,0,-8,9,9,8,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-12,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-19,-20,-21,-19,-17,-8,-10,-8,-10,-3, -7,-2,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 (5... Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 c6 9. Rc1 b6 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Bf4 Bb7 12. Qb3 Rc8 13. Rxc8 Qxc8 14. Nc3 Nh5 15. Bg5 Bxg5 16. Nxg5 Qb8 {1/2-1/2 (36) Karjakin,S (2753)-Wei,Y (2743) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 6. Nc3 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} Nc6 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Qa4 e5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. d5 Ne7 11. Qxc4 h6 12. Rfd1 a6 13. a4 {[#] The position is equal.} Bg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... c6 14. dxc6 Nxc6 15. Be3 Be6 16. Qh4 Bb3 17. Rd2 {1-0 (36) Ju,W (2567)-Dzagnidze,N (2522) Riadh 2017}) 14. Rac1 Qd7 15. Ne1 Rab8 16. a5 c6 17. dxc6 Nxc6 18. Be3 Nxa5 19. Qa2 {Strongly threatening Bc5.} Nc6 20. Bxc6 bxc6 {[#]} 21. Bc5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nd5 $1 (21... Bxc5 22. Rxd7) 22. Nxd5 cxd5 23. Rxd5 Be6 $1 {...Rfc8 is the strong threat.} 24. Rxd6 Qxd6 (24... Bxa2 $2 {perishes.} 25. Rxd7 Rfc8 26. Re7 $18) 25. Bxd6 Bxa2 26. Nd3 e4 27. Nb4 Be6 28. Bxb8 Rxb8 29. Nxa6 Rxb2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 30. e3 Bg4 31. Nc5 Bf3 32. Na4 Rd2 33. Nc3 h5 34. Nb5 Rb2 35. Nd4 g6 36. h4 Kg7 37. Kf1 Ra2 38. Ke1 Bg4 39. Rc2 Ra1+ 40. Kd2 Rf1 41. Kc3 Kf6 42. Kc4 Ke5 43. Kc5 Bd7 44. Kc4 Be6+ 45. Kb5 Kd6 46. Rc6+ {Precision: White = 79%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "134"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,134,9,23,3,7,0,0,-16,23,10,29,9,11,0,0,0,0,4,12,-16,0,-9,-18,-16,0,0, 0,5,64,69,64,58,57,49,26,0,17,0,17,-12,-14,-28,-7,-25,27,-52,-67,-59,-94,-85, -37,-72,-38,-54,-46,-47,37,-126,-114,-127,-93,-91,-88,-105,-56,-160,-155,-143, -125,-210,-210,-210,-210,-210,-210,-210,-56,-56,-56,-56,-56,-56,-56,-56,-56, -86,-86,-86,-86,-86,-86,-86,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Be7 5. b3 O-O 6. Bb2 b6 7. cxd5 { A13: English Opening: 1...e6} exd5 8. d4 Bb7 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 9. Rc1 { White has an edge.} (9. Bd3 Nbd7 10. O-O Ne4 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. Qe2 c5 13. Ba6 Nxc3 14. Bxc3 Qc7 15. Bb2 Rfd8 16. Rfd1 Nf8 17. Ne5 Ne6 18. Bd3 Bf8 19. h4 { 1/2-1/2 (37) Grischuk,A (2772)-Bacrot,E (2725) Riadh 2017}) 9... Nbd7 10. g3 Re8 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 10... c6 11. Bg2 Bd6 12. O-O Qe7 13. Qe2 Rae8 14. Rc2 Ng4 15. Nh4 Nh6 16. e4 dxe4 17. Nxe4 Ba3 18. Bxa3 Qxa3 19. Qd1 Re7 20. Qc1 Qxc1 21. Rfxc1 c5 {1/2-1/2 (21) Mera Cedeno,A (2376)-Bagirov,R (2471) Istanbul 2000}) 11. Bg2 Bd6 12. O-O a6 13. Qc2 Qe7 14. Ne2 c6 15. Nf4 Rac8 16. Rfd1 a5 17. a4 Ba6 18. Qb1 Ne4 { ...Nxf2! is the strong threat.} 19. Rc2 Rc7 20. Qc1 Nb8 {[%cal Bd7b8,Bb8a6, Ba6b4][%mdl 32]} 21. Ne5 Bb7 (21... h6 $11) 22. Bxe4 $1 $14 dxe4 23. Nc4 Na6 24. Nxb6 Nb4 25. Re2 Ba6 26. Nc4 Bc8 27. f3 exf3 28. Rf2 Bf5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black wants to play ...Bxf4. Black fights for an advantage.} 29. Ba3 g5 ({ Black should play} 29... Rcc8) 30. Nxd6 (30. Nh5 $11 Bg4 31. e4 Bxh5 32. e5 Bxe5 33. dxe5) 30... Qxd6 $15 31. Bxb4 axb4 ({Inferior is} 31... Qxb4 32. Nh5 $16) 32. Nd3 {[%cal Bf4d3,Bd3e5,Be5c4][%mdl 32]} g4 33. Ne5 f6 34. Nc4 Qd8 35. Qd2 Qe7 ({Better is} 35... Rb7 $15) 36. d5 $2 (36. e4 $1 $14 {keeps the upper hand.} Bxe4 37. Qf4) 36... cxd5 $17 37. Nb6 Be4 38. Nxd5 Bxd5 39. Qxd5+ Qe6 $1 40. Qxe6+ ({White should try} 40. e4 $1 $15) 40... Rxe6 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 41. Rd4 {[#]} h5 $1 42. Rxb4 (42. h3 $17 {was called for.} Rc1+ 43. Rf1 f2+ 44. Kg2 (44. Kxf2 $2 Rc2+ 45. Ke1 Rxe3+ 46. Kd1 Ra2 $19) 44... gxh3+ 45. Kxf2 Rc2+ 46. Kf3) 42... Rxe3 $19 43. Rc4 {[#]} Rd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7d1]} 44. Rc1 Rxb3 45. Ra2 Kf7 $2 (45... Ra7 $19 {White must now prevent ...Ra5.} 46. a5 Ra6) 46. a5 $15 Ra7 47. a6 Rb6 48. Rca1 Re6 49. Kf2 Kg6 50. h4 Re5 51. Kf1 Re6 52. Kf2 Kf7 53. Kf1 Ke7 (53... Rb6 $17) 54. Re1 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} Re5 55. Ra5 Kd6 56. Rexe5 fxe5 {KR-KR} 57. Kf2 Kc6 58. Rxe5 Rxa6 59. Rxh5 {Threatening mate with Rh6+.} Ra2+ 60. Kf1 Rg2 61. Rg5 Rxg3 62. h5 Rh3 { Strongly threatening ...g3.} 63. Rxg4 Rxh5 64. Kf2 Rf5 65. Rg3 Kd5 66. Rxf3 Rxf3+ 67. Kxf3 Ke5 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 63%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C79"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2715"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,88,47,42,35,42,41,37,24,26,37,54,37,43,49,62,43,50,13,14,5,16,13,18, 0,43,31,30,31,25,-12,18,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,-35,-29,-36,-35,-60,-23,-57,-59,-63, -68,-89,-39,-50,-54,-60,-67,-200,-205,-426,-417,-422,-414,-459,-456,-455,-452, -419,-433,-507,-489,-477,-488,-533,-533,-531,-531]} 1. Nf3 Nc6 2. e4 e5 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 Nxe4 7. d4 Bd7 8. Re1 Nf6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. Bxc6 {C79: Ruy Lopez: Steinitz-type lines with 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6 5 0-0 d6} Bxc6 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Qxd8+ {White is slightly better.} Kxd8 12. Nxe5 Be8 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12... Bd5 13. Bg5 Be6 14. Nd2 Bd6 15. Ndc4 Be7 16. Na5 Rb8 { 1/2-1/2 (51) Albornoz Cabrera,C (2493)-Friedel,J (2561) Merida 2017}) 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6+ gxf6 15. Ng4 Be7 16. Na3 Bd7 17. Rad1 Kc8 18. Ne3 Be6 19. Nd5 Bd8 20. Nc4 a5 21. a4 Ra6 22. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3b4][%mdl 32]} Rc6 23. Nce3 Rd6 24. b4 Rg8 25. b5 Rd7 26. c4 c6 27. Nf4 (27. Rc1 {with more complications.} Kb8 28. bxc6 bxc6 29. Nf4 Rd4 30. Nxe6 fxe6 31. g3) 27... Bb6 28. bxc6 bxc6 29. Rxd7 Bxd7 (29... Kxd7 {feels hotter.} 30. Rc1 Bc5 31. Ned5 Be7 32. Nb6+ Kd8) 30. Rc1 Bd4 31. Rd1 Bc5 32. Nh5 Rg6 {[#] Hoping for ...Bxe3.} 33. Ng3 Kc7 34. Ne4 Bb4 { And now ...f5 would win.} 35. h4 (35. Ng3 $15) 35... f5 $19 {[%cal Bf6f5,Bf5f4] [%mdl 32]} 36. h5 $2 {[#]} (36. Rxd7+ Kxd7 37. Nxf5) 36... Re6 37. Nd2 f4 38. Nc2 Rd6 39. Nxb4 axb4 {[%cal Ba5b4,Bb4b3][%mdl 32] KRB-KRN} 40. Kf1 Bf5 41. c5 {Black is clearly winning.} Rd5 42. Ke1 Bc2 43. Rc1 Re5+ 44. Kf1 b3 {Precision: White = 43%, Black = 87%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Brunello, Sabino"] [Black "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E11"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2634"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "126"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,126,38,47,52,56,28,70,57,60,53,57,57,62,44,33,32,66,37,32,29,38,33, 33,33,33,40,48,35,47,49,49,53,51,51,51,51,53,51,60,52,44,48,46,57,104,108,116, 121,108,117,231,70,102,84,98,102,143,125,149,114,150,135,140,115,115,114,184, 175,341,146,291,291,299,254,712,712,712,712,712,698,697,697,625,587,29964,0,0, 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 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Nbxd2 O-O 7. Bg2 Nbd7 {E11: Bogo-Indian} 8. Rc1 b6 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. O-O Bb7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nc4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qb3 Rc8 12. Nc4 Ba8 13. Qa4 a5 14. Nce5 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 Qd6 16. Nc6 Bxc6 17. Rxc6 { 1/2-1/2 (49) Bluebaum,M (2640)-L'Ami,E (2634) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 11... N5f6 12. Qd3 Be4 13. Qa3 Qb8 14. Nfe5 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 c5 $1 17. Rfd1 Rc8 18. Qf3 Qd6 19. Nc4 Qd5 20. dxc5 Qxf3+ 21. Kxf3 Rxc5 22. Nd6 Ra5 23. a3 g5 24. h3 Rd8 25. g4 {Hoping for Ne4.} Nd7 26. e3 {Nb7 is the strong threat.} Rc5 27. Ne4 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} h6 29. Rc7 Ne5+ 30. Ke2 a5 31. b3 Kg7 32. Rb7 $1 Nd7 33. Nd2 a4 34. bxa4 Ne5 (34... Nc5 $16 {was worth a try.} 35. Rxb6 Nxa4) 35. Rc7 $2 (35. Rxb6 $18 {And now Rb5 would win.} Rxd2+ 36. Kxd2 Nc4+ 37. Kd3 Nxb6 38. a5) 35... Ra8 36. Nc4 Nxc4 37. Rxc4 $16 {KR-KR} Rd8 38. Rd4 Rc8 39. Kd3 Rc1 40. Rb4 Rc6 41. Rc4 Rd6+ 42. Kc3 h5 (42... f5 $16 { is a better defense.} 43. Rc8 Kf6) 43. gxh5 Kh6 $2 (43... f5 44. Kb4 Rd2) 44. h4 (44. Kb4 $18) 44... Kxh5 (44... f6 $16 45. Kb4 Rd2) 45. hxg5 $18 Kxg5 46. Kb4 Rd2 $2 (46... e5 47. Kb5 Kf5) 47. f4+ Kf5 {[#]} 48. Kb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5b6]} Rd3 49. Kxb6 Rxe3 {[#]} 50. a5 $1 Rxa3 51. a6 Rb3+ 52. Ka5 $2 (52. Kc6 {mates} e5 53. Ra4 Rb8 54. a7 Rc8+ 55. Kb7 Rd8 56. fxe5 Kxe5 57. Ra5+ Kd6 58. a8=R Rd7+ 59. Kb6) 52... Rb8 $11 {The position is equal.} 53. a7 Ra8 $1 {[%cal Ra8a7]} 54. Ka6 e5 $1 55. fxe5 Kxe5 56. Kb7 (56. Rc7 {seems wilder.} f5 57. Rf7 f4 58. Re7+ Kd5 59. Rd7+) 56... Rxa7+ $1 57. Kxa7 {KR-KP} f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 58. Kb6 f4 59. Rc8 Kd4 60. Rf8 Ke3 61. Kc5 f3 62. Kc4 f2 63. Rxf2 Kxf2 { Precision: White = 77%, Black = 48%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Nihal Sarin"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E91"] [WhiteElo "2534"] [BlackElo "2677"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,60,50,55,46,65,85,52,67,53,64,71,116,80,95,87,94,93,127,127,119,127, 127,120,123,87,119,65,65,65,65,65,87,35,35,35,35,34,34,20,34,0,37,0,45]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 c6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. Be3 Nbd7 9. Nd2 Bxe2 {E91: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2, unusual replies including 6... c5 and 6...Bg4} 10. Qxe2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} a6 11. f4 Ne8 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11... b5 12. e5 Ne8 13. c5 Nc7 14. cxd6 exd6 15. Nde4 dxe5 16. dxe5 b4 17. Na4 {1/2-1/2 (41) Werner,D (2315)-Chernyshov,K (2544) Budapest 2006}) 12. a4 Nc7 13. a5 Rb8 14. e5 f5 15. c5 d5 16. Nf3 Ne6 17. Qf2 (17. Qe1 {NOTEXT} Nc7 18. b4 e6 19. Qg3 Qe8 20. Qh4) 17... Rf7 18. Ng5 Nxg5 19. fxg5 {Hoping for e6.} Nf8 20. Ne2 Ne6 21. Qh4 Qd7 22. Nf4 (22. Rf3 $16) 22... Nxf4 $14 23. Bxf4 { [#] Strongly threatening e6!} e6 24. Ra3 Bf8 {[%cal Bg7f8,Bf8e7,Be7d8][%mdl 32] } 25. b4 ({White should play} 25. Qe1 $16) 25... Be7 26. Qh3 Rbf8 27. Rg3 Rg7 28. Qh6 Bd8 29. Qh3 Be7 30. Qh6 Bd8 {Precision: White = 30%, Black = 47%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Black "Bewersdorff, Oliver"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C63"] [WhiteElo "2533"] [BlackElo "2312"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,41,14,0,0,43,41,101,93,98,96,96,89,106,97,88,25,44,40,55,23,31,30, 333,331,545,560]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 f5 4. d3 fxe4 5. dxe4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. Qd3 d6 8. O-O {C63: Ruy Lopez: Schliemann/Jaenisch Defence} (8. Bd2 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 O-O 10. O-O-O Qe8 11. h3 a6 12. Ba4 Nh5 13. g3 Kh8 14. Qe2 Be6 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. a3 h6 17. Nh4 {1-0 (47) Bortnyk,O (2610)-Khachiyan,M (2522) chess.com INT 2018}) 8... Bxc3 9. Qxc3 Bd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 10. Bd3 {The position is equal.} Rb8 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 10... O-O 11. Qb3+ Kh8 12. Qxb7 Rb8 13. Qa6 Nh5 14. Ne1 Nf4 15. Bxf4 Rxf4 {1/2-1/2 (50) Medvegy,Z (2295)-Lehmann,Z (2280) Budapest 1997}) 11. b4 { [%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} O-O ({Black should play} 11... b6 $14) 12. b5 $16 Ne7 13. Qc4+ Kh8 14. Ng5 Be8 15. f4 exf4 16. Bxf4 (16. Qb3 $16) 16... Ng6 $1 $11 17. Bg3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Qe7 18. Qd4 Ne5 19. Qxa7 Nxd3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (19... Bh5 $11) 20. Qxb8 $18 Nc5 $2 {[#]} (20... Bh5 { keeps fighting.}) 21. b6 $1 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Black "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,92,23,20,21,27,10,16,3,18,14,32,25,26,6,16,12,45,31,33,4,20,0,7,-8,12, 0,0,0,0,-15,0,0,6,-13,0,-27,-13,-30,-19,-19,-18,-70,-15,-56,-56,-56,-34,-27, -18,-29,-20,-19,-19,-18,-10,-9,0,0,0,0,-4,-104,-103,-79,-56,-187,-189,-179, -178,-171,-185,-127,-53,-538,-527,-584,-573,-879,-829,-5469,-2440,-29978, -29977,-29990,-29991]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 {[%cal Be2e3,Be3e4,Be4e5] [%mdl 32]} c5 4. Nc3 (4. Nd2 Nc6 5. c3 Bf5 6. Ngf3 e6 7. Be2 Bd6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nd4 Bg6 10. Qa4 O-O 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Qxc6 Rc8 13. Qa4 Re8 14. O-O e5 { 0-1 (57) Le,Q (2737)-Ding,L (2777) Riadh 2017}) 4... c4 5. e4 e6 6. e5 { D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} Nfd7 7. Be3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. Qh5 Qb6 8. Rd1 Qxb2 9. Nxd5 g6 10. Nc7+ Kd8 11. Nxe6+ fxe6 {1-0 (36) Nguyen Luu,T (2013) -Ewald,P (1907) Berlin 2006}) 7... Nc6 8. f4 {[#]The position is equal.} b5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 9. a3 (9. Nxb5 Rb8) 9... b4 10. axb4 Bxb4 11. Nf3 O-O 12. Be2 f5 13. O-O Nb6 14. h3 Bd7 15. Kh2 Be8 16. Rg1 Be7 17. Qd2 a5 18. Bf2 a4 19. Nd1 Rb8 20. Ne3 Kh8 21. g3 Rb7 22. Rg2 Qb8 23. c3 a3 24. bxa3 Na4 25. Ra2 (25. Be1 $11) 25... Na5 (25... Rb3 $15 26. Nd1 Na7) 26. Rc2 Nb2 27. Nd1 {[%cal Rc2b2]} Nd3 (27... Nb3 {seems wilder.} 28. Qe3 Na4 29. Ra2 Na5 30. Rg1 Kg8) 28. Bxd3 cxd3 29. Qxd3 Bb5 30. Qe3 $1 Nc4 31. Qe1 Ba4 32. Rc1 Bxa3 33. Ra1 Rb1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 34. Rxb1 Qxb1 35. Rg1 (35. Ne3 $11 Qxe1 36. Nxe1) 35... Qd3 $17 36. Ne3 Rb8 {Strongly threatening ...Rb2.} 37. Qf1 (37. g4 $1 $15) 37... Qxc3 $19 38. Qe1 {[#]} Qd3 $1 39. Qf1 {[#]} Qb3 $1 40. Qe2 Be7 (40... h6 $17 {...Qb2 is the strong threat.} 41. Nh4 Qc3) 41. Ng2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({White should play} 41. Ra1 $15) 41... Qa3 42. Ng5 Rb2 43. Qh5 { [%csl Gg5][%cal Rh5h7]} Bxg5 44. Qxg5 h6 45. Qg6 Rxf2 46. Qxe6 Ne3 {Precision: White = 24%, Black = 46%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Fernandez, Daniel Howard"] [Black "L'Ami, Alina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C00"] [WhiteElo "2505"] [BlackElo "2306"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,61,-19,-25,0,6,4,-27,-27,-31,-17,-21,-4,-79,-65,-73,-73,-60,-60,-73, -68,-65,-31,-150,-143,-141,-128,-143,-34,-36,13,-145,-65,-69,-51,-65,-66,-63, 32,52,140,145,579,534,572,524,532,563,526,508,1431,1426]} 1. e4 e6 2. c3 d5 ( 2... Nf6 3. d3 c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 b5 9. d4 d5 10. Ne5 Bb7 11. Nxc6 Bxc6 12. e5 Nd7 13. Qg4 Re8 14. Nd2 a5 15. Nf3 b4 16. h4 { 1/2-1/2 (37) Zvjaginsev,V (2659)-Timofeev,A (2665) Taganrog 2011}) 3. Bd3 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. O-O Nf6 6. e5 {C00: French: Unusual White 2nd moves} Nd7 7. Bb5 { LiveBook: 7 Games} Be7 8. d4 {The position is equal.} Qb6 9. a4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Re1 cxd4 11. cxd4 c5 12. b3 cxd4 13. Nxd4 Bc5 14. Bb2 {1/2-1/2 (28) Kendiova,E-Janosova,K Vrutky 2005}) 9... a6 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. a5 Qb7 12. c4 (12. b3 $11) 12... O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has some pressure.} ({Of course not} 12... dxc4 $6 13. Na3 $11) 13. Re1 cxd4 14. cxd5 c5 15. d6 Bd8 16. Nbd2 Qd5 17. Qb3 (17. b4 $1 $15) 17... Rb8 18. Qxd5 exd5 19. Ra4 {[#]} g5 (19... Bb7 $1 $17 20. Ra3 Ba8) 20. h3 $1 $15 h5 {White must now prevent ...Re8.} 21. Ra3 $2 {[#]} (21. b4 $1 $11) 21... Kh7 (21... Re8 $1 $17 { Threatens to win with ...g4.} 22. Nxg5 Rxe5) 22. Nf1 $1 {[%cal Bd2f1,Bf1g3, Bg3h5,Bh5f6][%mdl 32]} Rg8 23. e6 fxe6 24. Rxe6 Bf6 (24... Nf6 $15 25. d7 Nxd7) 25. Ng3 $14 h4 (25... Kg6 $1 $14) 26. Nh5 Kg6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (26... Bd8 $16 { is a better chance.}) 27. Nxf6 $18 {White is clearly winning.} Nxf6 28. Ne5+ Kf5 29. Re7 {Threatening mate with Rf3+.} Be6 30. Nc6 {aiming for Rf3+.} Rbe8 ( 30... Nh5 $142 31. d7 Rbd8) 31. Rf3+ {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 27%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Bick, Gabriel"] [Black "Giacomini, Hector"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2416"] [BlackElo "2193"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "47"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,47,14,18,13,8,18,13,14,8,14,7,6,4,383,375,364,381,558,538,668,617, 591,586,884,864,1365,1288,29978,29979,6519,6012,1955,1366,2001,1915,2051,1895] } 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. a3 (5. Nf3 Bxc5 6. Bd3 Ne7 7. O-O Ng6 8. Nbd2 Nc6 9. Nb3 Bb6 10. Qe2 Qc7 11. Re1 Bd7 12. Bd2 a5 13. c3 {1-0 (33) McShane,L (2640)-Rausis,I (2632) Katowice 2017}) 5... Bxc5 6. b4 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Bf8 7. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3g5,Bg5e6,Be6c5,Bc5b7] [%mdl 32] LiveBook: 5 Games} a5 8. b5 {The position is equal.} Ne7 9. Bd3 Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... Ng6 10. O-O Nd7 11. Re1 {1-0 (51) Cumbers,P (2040) -Walsh,C (2204) West Bromwich 2003}) 10. O-O b6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. Ng5 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black must now prevent Qf3. White fights for an advantage.} g6 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (12... h6 $11 {and Black is okay.} 13. Nh7 (13. Qh5 g6 $15) ( 13. Nxf7 $2 Kxf7 14. Be3 g6 $19) 13... Nc5) 13. Qf3 $1 $18 {[%csl Gg5][%cal Rf3f7]} Nf5 14. Bxf5 $1 exf5 (14... Qe7 $142 15. Bd3 Bg7) 15. e6 fxe6 16. Nxe6 Qf6 17. Nc5+ Be7 18. Nxb7 Ne5 19. Qxd5 Ng4 20. Nd6+ Kf8 21. Qxa8+ {White is clearly winning.} Kg7 22. Ne8+ Rxe8 23. Qxe8 Bc5 24. Qd7+ {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 36%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Kvetny, Mark"] [Black "Adly, Ahmed"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D32"] [WhiteElo "2408"] [BlackElo "2643"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "200"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,200,20,43,8,50,45,30,35,58,50,47,50,43,35,64,62,53,43,65,49,51,48,66, 45,73,40,38,35,35,22,29,28,29,25,36,39,34,26,34,32,44,39,52,43,56,41,68,62,63, 63,59,58,58,58,62,62,59,50,75,75,89,63,64,25,18,0,58,22,20,6,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. e3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bb5+ Nc6 7. O-O Bd6 8. d4 O-O 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. b3 Bg4 11. h3 {D32: Tarrasch Defence: Sidelines and lines without g3} Bh5 12. Be2 Re8 13. Bb2 a6 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 14. Nh4 Re5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Bg6 15. Nxg6 hxg6 16. Bf3 Ne7 17. Qd3 Qd7 18. Rfd1 Red8 {1-0 (48) Aleksandrov,A (2574)-Sanal,V (2474) Doha 2016}) 15. Na4 Bxe2 16. Qxe2 Bd4 $1 17. Nf3 Bxb2 18. Qxb2 Re7 19. Rfd1 Qe8 20. Rac1 {[%cal Ba1c1,Bc1c2,Bc2d2][%mdl 32]} Rd8 21. Nc5 {[%cal Ba4c5, Bc5d3,Bd3f4][%mdl 32]} Ne4 22. Nd3 h6 23. Nf4 Nf6 24. Ne2 Rc8 25. Rc2 Rec7 26. Rdc1 Qd8 27. Rd2 Ne7 28. Rxc7 Qxc7 29. Nfd4 Ne4 30. Rc2 Qd7 31. Qc1 Rxc2 32. Qxc2 Qd8 33. f3 Nf6 34. Qc5 b6 35. Qc2 g6 36. Nc6 Qd6 37. Nxe7+ Qxe7 38. Qc8+ Kg7 39. Qc3 a5 40. Kf2 Qa3 41. Qd2 Kf8 42. Qd4 Qd6 43. Nc3 Ke7 44. Na4 Nd7 $1 45. Nc3 Ke6 ({Black should try} 45... Nf6 $11) 46. Ne2 Qe5 {The position is equal.} 47. Nf4+ (47. Qd3 {with more complications.} Qb2 48. Kg1 Qa1+ 49. Kh2 Qe5+ 50. f4) 47... Kd6 48. Nd3 (48. Qd2 {feels hotter.} Nc5 49. b4 axb4 50. Qxb4 Kc6 51. Qd2) 48... Qxd4 49. exd4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KN-KN} f6 50. g4 Nf8 51. Ke3 g5 52. f4 Ng6 53. f5 Ne7 54. Ne1 h5 55. Kd3 Kc6 56. Nc2 h4 57. Na3 Nc8 58. Nb1 Nd6 59. Nc3 b5 60. a4 bxa4 61. bxa4 Nc4 62. Ke2 Nb6 63. Kd3 Nc8 64. Ke2 Ne7 65. Ke3 Ng8 66. Ke2 Nh6 67. Kf3 Nf7 68. Ke2 Nd6 69. Ke3 Nc8 70. Ke2 Na7 71. Kd3 Kd6 72. Ke3 Nc6 73. Nb5+ Kd7 74. Nc3 Nb4 75. Kd2 Kc6 76. Nb5 Na6 77. Nc3 Nc7 78. Kd3 Na8 79. Kd2 Nc7 80. Kd3 Ne8 81. Ke2 Nd6 82. Ke3 Nf7 83. Ke2 Nd8 84. Ke3 Kd6 85. Nb5+ Kd7 86. Nc3 Kc6 87. Kd3 Nb7 88. Kd2 Nd6 89. Ke3 Nc4+ 90. Kd3 Na3 91. Kd2 Kd6 92. Kd3 Nc4 93. Nb5+ Kd7 {Hoping for ...Nb2+.} 94. Nc3 Kc6 95. Ke2 Nb2 96. Kd2 Kd6 97. Nb5+ Kd7 98. Nc3 Kc6 99. Kc2 Nc4 100. Kd3 Nd6 { Precision: White = 69%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Kavutskiy, Konstantin"] [Black "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A50"] [WhiteElo "2383"] [BlackElo "2535"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,82,39,28,21,20,22,29,40,42,39,36,47,37,61,48,51,39,50,46,37,50,135, 89,88,76,86,100,87,99,144,0,0,-2,0,-12,-23,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-37,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nf3 Bb7 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Qc2 c5 {A50: Queen's Fianchetto Defence (1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 b6)} 8. d5 {LiveBook: 24 Games} e6 (8... b5 9. e4 bxc4 10. Rd1 d6 11. Na3 Nbd7 12. Nxc4 Ng4 13. Bd2 Ba6 14. Rab1 Nge5 15. Nfxe5 Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 { 1/2-1/2 (42) Mamedyarov,S (2799)-Artemiev,V (2691) Riadh 2017}) 9. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4d5][%mdl 32]} exd5 10. exd5 Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... d6 11. Nc3 a6 12. Bf4 Qc7 13. Qd2 Re8 14. Rfe1 Nbd7 15. h3 Rxe1+ 16. Rxe1 {1/2-1/2 (42) Savchenko,S (2479)-Thorsteinsson,S (2190) Runavik 2017}) 11. Nc3 d6 12. Bf4 Nc7 13. a4 Na6 14. Qd2 Nb4 15. Rae1 a6 16. Ng5 Nh5 17. Be3 $1 h6 (17... Bc8 $14) 18. Nf3 Kh7 19. g4 Nf6 20. g5 hxg5 21. Bxg5 Bc8 {[#]} 22. Ne4 (22. Qf4 $1 $16 { [%cal Rf4h4]} Kg8 23. Ne4) 22... Nxe4 $1 $11 23. Rxe4 f6 24. Rfe1 {Hoping for Re7.} Ra7 ({Don't play} 24... fxg5 25. Nxg5+ Kg8 26. Ne6 $17) 25. Bf4 Bf5 26. Re6 Bxe6 27. Rxe6 Re8 $1 {[%cal Re8e6] With the idea ...Rxe6.} 28. Bh3 Rxe6 29. Bxe6 Qf8 30. Qc3 Bh6 $1 {[%cal Rh6f4]} 31. Bxh6 Qxh6 32. Qxf6 {The position is equal.} Qc1+ 33. Kg2 Nd3 $1 {[%cal Rd3f4]} 34. Ng5+ $40 {[%mdl 128] White is up to no good.} Kh6 35. h4 {[#] Threatening mate with Qh8+.} Qxb2 36. Qf8+ Qg7 37. Qxd6 Qf6 38. Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4f6]} Qd4 39. Qf8+ Qg7 $1 {[%cal Rg7f8]} 40. Qd6 {Threatens to win with Qg3.} Qe5 41. Qf8+ Qg7 $1 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Cummings, David H"] [Black "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A10"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,93,6,2,53,51,35,40,54,58,46,60,68,22,20,20,17,18,33,32,69,69,70,64, 64,54,64,75,85,83,80,74,96,29,91,80,116,119,199,192,152,66,253,168,245,243,236, 84,85,89,95,97,104,97,108,97,109,70,70,67,67,67,101,100,97,99,166,166,101,58, 58,65,65,60,64,64,75,70,70,70,70,43,43,43,43,43]} 1. c4 g6 2. e4 e5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 exd4 5. e5 Ne4 6. Qxd4 {LiveBook: 23 Games. A10: English Opening: Unusual Replies for Black} Nc5 $146 (6... Bb4+ $11 7. Kd1 f5 8. exf6 Nxf6) ({ Predecessor:} 6... Bb4+ 7. Kd1 f5 8. exf6 Nxf6 9. Bh6 Nc6 10. Qe3+ Kf7 11. c5 d5 12. cxd6 cxd6 {1-0 (59) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Aronian,L (2805) Riadh 2017}) 7. Bg5 $14 Ne6 $1 {[%cal Bc5e6,Be6d4,Bd4f3][%mdl 32]} 8. Bxd8 Nxd4 9. Bf6 $1 Nxf3+ $1 10. gxf3 Bb4+ 11. Nc3 (11. Nd2 {looks sharper.} O-O 12. O-O-O Re8 13. Ne4 Nc6 14. f4) 11... O-O 12. O-O-O Bxc3 $1 13. bxc3 Na6 14. h4 h5 15. Rg1 Re8 16. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} d6 17. exd6 cxd6 18. Rxd6 Bg4 19. f3 Bxf3 20. Bd4 $1 {aiming for f5.} Re1+ 21. Kb2 (21. Kd2 $1 $16 {[%cal Rd2e1]} Ra1 22. c5) 21... Bg4 (21... Nc7 $11) 22. Bg2 $16 Re2+ 23. Ka3 Nc7 ( 23... Rxg2 $16 {is a better defense.} 24. Rxg2 Nc7) 24. Bxb7 $18 Rb8 25. Bd5 ( 25. Rb1 $16) 25... Ne6 $2 ({Black should try} 25... Nxd5 $14 26. cxd5 Bf5) 26. c5 ({Less strong is} 26. Bxa7 Rc8 $16) 26... Nxf4 {[#]} (26... Kf8 $142 27. Bc4 Re4) 27. Rb1 $1 {[%cal Rb1b8][%mdl 512]} Rbe8 {[#]} ({Weaker is} 27... Rxb1 28. Rd8+ Re8 29. Rxe8+ Kh7 30. Rh8#) 28. Bxf7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf7 $16 29. Rf6+ Kg8 {And now ...Be6 would win.} 30. Rxf4 Be6 31. Rf2 Bd5 32. Rb2 R2e6 {( -> ... Ra6+)} 33. Rb4 (33. Ka4 {feels hotter.} Ra6+ 34. Kb5 Ra3 35. Kb4 Ra6 36. c4) 33... Re2 34. Rxe2 Rxe2 $14 {[%csl Gd5][%cal Re2a2][%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 35. c4 $1 {[%cal Rc4d5]} Bc6 {[#]} 36. Rb8+ $1 Kf7 37. Rc8 Re6 (37... Bb7 $16 { was called for.} 38. Rh8 Bg2) 38. Rc7+ $18 Ke8 39. Rxa7 Re4 40. Bf6 Rxc4 41. Re7+ Kf8 42. Re5 Re4 43. Rxe4 Bxe4 {White is slightly better.} 44. Kb4 { Strongly threatening Kb5.} Ke8 45. a4 {Threatens to win with Kb5.} Kd7 46. a5 { Hoping for Kb5.} Bd3 47. Kc3 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 46%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Stefansson, Vignir Vatnar"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A23"] [WhiteElo "2300"] [BlackElo "2507"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,116,0,16,0,0,0,0,0,36,7,23,-18,-26,-32,-33,-35,-45,-127,-135,-136, -123,-126,-139,-136,-127,-119,-31,-79,-74,-73,-76,-75,-80,-80,-82,-72,-76,-72, -82,-86,-70,-101,-75,-58,-35,-32,-33,-41,-33,-36,-39,-36,-33,-20,-28,-29,-14, -34,-31,-29,-48,-58,-23,-60,-57,-58,0,-1,0,-54,0,-11,-4,-87,-67,-123,-116,-182, -179,-153,-123,-139,-150,-158,-177,-161,0,-66,-71,-241,-231,-220,-63,-250,-229, -220,-212,-308,-191,-187,-191,-675,-654]} 1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. d4 {A23: English Opening: 1...e5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 g3 c6} e4 7. Bg5 (7. Nh3 Bb4 8. O-O Bxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. f3 exf3 11. Rxf3 h6 12. Qf1 Nbd7 { 1/2-1/2 (50) Aronian,L (2785)-Anand,V (2779) Doha 2016}) 7... Bb4 8. Rc1 O-O { LiveBook: 5 Games} 9. e3 Nbd7 10. Qb3 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 10. Nge2 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. O-O Bg4 {0-1 (28) Niemi,M (2219)-Richter,M (2412) Stockholm 2010}) 10... Bxc3+ 11. Rxc3 b6 12. Bf4 Ba6 13. Qa3 Bc4 $1 14. b3 Bd3 {And now ...Rc8 would win.} 15. Bf1 Rc8 16. Qc1 (16. Ne2 $15) 16... Rxc3 $17 17. Qxc3 Qc8 18. Qd2 Qa6 19. Be2 Rc8 20. Bd1 Bb1 ({Black should try} 20... Bf1 $17 21. Ne2 Bg2) 21. a4 Qd3 22. Qxd3 exd3 23. f3 Bc2 24. Nh3 Bxd1 25. Kxd1 Rc2 26. Rf1 Rb2 {Hoping for ...Rb1+.} ({Don't play } 26... Rxh2 $6 27. Nf2 $11) 27. Kc1 Rxb3 28. Rd1 Rc3+ 29. Kd2 Rc2+ 30. Kxd3 Rxh2 31. Ng1 Ra2 32. Ne2 Rxa4 33. Nc3 Ra5 34. Bd6 h5 35. Bb4 Ra6 36. e4 dxe4+ 37. fxe4 Ng4 {aiming for ...Nf2+.} 38. Rf1 g6 39. Re1 {[#]} b5 $1 40. e5 (40. Nxb5 Rb6) 40... Rb6 (40... Nh6 $15) 41. Nd5 Ra6 (41... Rb7 $11) 42. Nc3 $15 Rb6 43. Nd5 Rb7 44. Bc3 (44. Ne7+ $11 {keeps the balance.} Kg7 45. Nc8) 44... Kh7 45. Rf1 (45. Bb4 $15) 45... Nf8 $17 46. Nf4 (46. Bb4 $17 Ne6 47. Bd6) 46... b4 $19 47. Bb2 Ne6 48. d5 {[#]} Nc5+ $1 49. Kd4 Nb3+ 50. Kd3 Nc5+ (50... a5 $19 51. Re1 g5 52. Nxh5 Kg6) 51. Kd4 $15 Na4 52. Ba1 $2 {[#]} (52. Nd3 $17) 52... b3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rb3b2]} 53. Nd3 Kg8 $2 ({Better is} 53... Nh6 $19 {White must now prevent ...Nf5+.} 54. d6 b2 55. Bxb2 Nxb2) 54. e6 $2 (54. d6 $1 $15) 54... fxe6 55. dxe6 b2 56. Nxb2 (56. Bxb2 {is the only way for White.} Nxb2 57. Rb1) 56... Nxb2 57. Rb1 Rb4+ 58. Kd5 $2 (58. Kc3 Re4 59. Rxb2) 58... Nd3 {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 57%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "6"] [White "Grant, David J"] [Black "Cornette, Deimante"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B21"] [WhiteElo "2068"] [BlackElo "2447"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "97"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,97,0,15,-11,0,0,10,-35,-20,-24,-12,-22,11,-24,12,-14,0,-2,-1,-33,-32, -63,-56,-62,-50,-21,-48,-74,-70,-177,-95,-89,-92,-139,-115,-143,-117,-81,-95, -232,-189,-291,-292,-281,-197,-197,-184,-181,-196,-172,-104,-107,-127,-118, -128,-189,-187,-258,-257,-379,-377,-504,-504,-502,-501,-489,-489,-488,-505, -529,-524,-550,-480,-596,-602,-827,-816,-790,-805,-817,-807,-727,-770,-776, -820,-757]} 1. e4 e6 2. d3 c5 3. f4 Nc6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O {B21: Sicilian: 2 f4 and Morra Gambit} Nge7 7. c3 d6 {LiveBook: 44 Games} 8. Qe1 { The position is equal.} (8. Be3 b6 9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. a3 d5 11. Bf2 Qc7 12. e5 f6 13. d4 cxd4 14. cxd4 {1-0 (48) Kovalev,V (2639)-Demchenko,A (2660) Riadh 2017}) 8... b5 $146 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 8... O-O 9. Qh4 f5 10. Na3 Rb8 11. Nc2 b5 12. a3 a5 13. Be3 b4 14. axb4 axb4 {0-1 (27) Beukema,J (2170)-Liang,A (2465) Vlissingen 2016}) 9. Qf2 O-O 10. Qh4 f5 11. Be3 b4 12. Nbd2 ({Much worse is} 12. Ng5 h6 $17) 12... a5 13. Rab1 Qc7 14. Rbc1 bxc3 15. bxc3 Nd8 16. g4 Nf7 17. Ng5 Nxg5 18. fxg5 Bb7 19. Rf3 Rf7 20. Rh3 Bh8 21. Bd1 (21. gxf5 $15 exf5 22. Bf4) 21... a4 (21... fxe4 $19 22. Nxe4 Bxe4 23. dxe4 Raf8) 22. gxf5 $17 exf5 23. Be2 d5 24. Bf4 Be5 25. Bxe5 Qxe5 26. Nf3 (26. Bf1 $17) 26... Qe6 $19 { [%cal Rf5e4]} 27. e5 (27. d4 $142 fxe4 28. Ne5) 27... f4 28. d4 Bc8 29. Bf1 Nf5 30. Qxf4 Nxd4 $1 31. Nxd4 Qxh3 {[#]} ({And not} 31... cxd4 32. Qxd4 Ba6 33. Bg2 $11) (31... Rxf4 $19 32. Nxe6 Bxe6) 32. Qxf7+ $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]} Kxf7 33. Bxh3 Bxh3 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 34. Nb5 (34. Ne2 $17) 34... Rb8 35. c4 ( 35. Nc7 $142) 35... d4 36. Rb1 (36. Kf2 {keeps fighting.}) 36... Ke7 37. Kf2 Be6 {Black is clearly winning.} 38. Rc1 Rf8+ 39. Kg3 Rf5 40. h4 Rxe5 41. Kf4 Re2 42. a3 Re3 43. Nc7 Rxa3 44. Re1 Re3 45. Ra1 a3 46. Nb5 Bxc4 47. Nxa3 Bd3 48. Rd1 Kd6 49. Rd2 {Precision: White = 27%, Black = 64%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Carlsen, Henrik"] [Black "Haria, Ravi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E54"] [WhiteElo "2031"] [BlackElo "2424"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,66,0,47,-21,-12,-52,-44,-38,-44,-45,-37,-71,-49,-51,-33,-56,-8,-41, -42,-40,-22,-18,-20,-60,-60,-41,-52,-55,-37,-124,-115,-113,-102,-100,-118,-107, -120,-139,-141,-189,-166,-172,-154,-283,-282,-287,-287]} 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Ne5 Bb7 11. Bg5 Be7 {LiveBook: 41 Games} 12. Bb5 $146 {E54: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: Main Line: 7...dxc4 8 Bxc4} (12. Re1 $14) ({Predecessor:} 12. Qe2 Nc6 13. Rad1 Rc8 14. Rfe1 Nb4 15. Nxf7 Rxf7 16. Bxe6 Rc7 17. d5 Rd7 18. d6 Rxd6 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Rxd6 Bxd6 21. Bxf7+ Kxf7 {1/2-1/2 (90) Shomoev,A (2579) -Inarkiev,E (2695) Nizhnij Novgorod 2013}) 12... a6 $11 13. Ba4 b5 14. Bc2 { Black is slightly better.} Nc6 15. Nxc6 Bxc6 16. Qd2 Qd7 17. Rfd1 Rad8 18. Rac1 Ba8 19. Qe2 ({Don't play} 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Ne2 e5 $17) 19... b4 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21. Ne4 Bxe4 22. Bxe4 Bxd4 23. Qxa6 Qe7 24. Qe2 Rd6 25. Rc6 {[#]} ({White should try} 25. g3 $15) 25... Bxf2+ $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]} 26. Kxf2 (26. Qxf2 Rxd1+) 26... Rxc6 27. Bxc6 {aiming for Be4.} Qc5+ 28. Qe3 Qxc6 29. Rd2 h6 30. a3 bxa3 31. Qxa3 Rb8 32. Qd3 (32. Qc3 $17 Qa4 33. Rd4) 32... Rb5 $19 33. h3 Qb6+ {Precision: White = 26%, Black = 79%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "6"] [White "Sikkel, Dirk"] [Black "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B52"] [WhiteElo "1937"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,48,28,18,-86,-80,-67,-87,-147,-128,-139,-129,-122,-133,-136,-129, -137,-90,-129,-87,-103,-61,-126,-128,-161,-147,-339,-344,-637,-635]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. c4 Nc6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 g6 8. Nc3 Bg7 9. Be3 Nf6 10. h3 O-O 11. O-O Rac8 {[%cal Ba8c8,Bc8c4,Bc4e4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 26 Games. B52: Sicilian: Moscow Variation with 3...Bd7} (11... a6 12. a4 e6 13. Rc1 Rac8 14. b3 Rfd8 15. Re1 {1/2-1/2 (15) Naiditsch,A (2711)-Li,C (2721) Deizisau 2015}) 12. Qd2 $146 (12. b3 $11 {remains equal.}) ({Predecessor:} 12. b3 Qd8 13. Nde2 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (13) Kovalev,A (2513)-Kulaots,K (2565) Kaunas 2016 }) 12... Nxd4 $17 13. Bxd4 Rxc4 {Threatens to win with ...Nxe4!Black is slightly better.} 14. Bxa7 (14. Rfe1 $142) 14... b5 15. Be3 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 Rxe4 17. Rac1 Qe6 18. b3 f5 19. g3 d5 20. Qd3 b4 21. Rfd1 ({Better is} 21. Rc5 $15) 21... f4 22. Bxf4 Bd4 23. Rc2 $2 {[#]} (23. Qxd4 $17 Rxd4 24. Rxd4) 23... Qxh3 $19 24. Qf1 $2 (24. Be3 Rf3 25. Qxe4 dxe4 26. Bxd4) 24... Qg4 {Precision: White = 19%, Black = 59%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B40"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,72,0,0,-22,-16,-21,8,4,12,10,6,-7,-7,-7,33,37,29,25,31,6,7,0,0,9,13, 16,14,13,37,19,54,49,59,52,68,43,68,67,103,117,212,214,220,210,218,211,212,219, 421,428,418,391,758,723,29978,29979,29992,29993,29993,29994,29994,29995,29996, 29997,29999]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 e6 3. c3 Nf6 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. O-O d5 6. e5 {B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines} Nd7 (6... c4 7. Bc2 Nd7 8. Re1 g5 9. d4 cxd3 10. Bxd3 h6 11. Bb5 Bg7 12. c4 O-O 13. Bxc6 bxc6 {0-1 (39) Pancevski,F (2485) -Kozul,Z (2630) Skopje 2015}) 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxc6 {The position is equal.} bxc6 9. d3 Be7 10. Re1 O-O 11. c4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nbd2 a5 12. Nf1 a4 { 0-1 (39) Pinter,E (2358)-Schwarhofer,C (2310) Austria 2014}) 11... f6 12. exf6 Bxf6 13. Nc3 Nb6 14. Na4 Nxa4 15. Qxa4 Qd6 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Bf4 Qb6 18. Re2 Be7 19. Be5 Qb5 20. Qg4 $36 {[%csl Ge5][%cal Rg4g7][%mdl 2048] [#] White has some pressure.} Rf7 21. Rd1 Bf8 22. Qh3 {Threatens to win with Ng5.} Be7 23. Qg3 d4 24. h4 h6 (24... Bb7 $16 {is a better defense.}) 25. Nh2 $18 h5 26. Qg6 c4 27. dxc4 (27. Bxd4 Qf5) 27... Qxc4 28. Rc2 ({Don't take} 28. Qxh5 $6 d3 $16) 28... Qd5 $2 (28... Qb5) 29. Nf3 Bb7 30. Rxd4 Qxa2 $2 (30... Qb5 31. a4 (31. Qxh5 $2 Bxf3 32. gxf3 Rf5 $19) 31... Qe8) 31. Rc7 {Intending Ng5 and mate.} Qa1+ 32. Kh2 {White mates.} Bxf3 33. Rf4 Raf8 {[#]} 34. Rc8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rf6 (34... Rxc8 35. Qxf7+) 35. Rxf6 Bxf6 36. Bxf6 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Rg6g7]} Rxc8 37. Qxg7# {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 23%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2533"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,60,13,12,12,28,33,40,24,34,3,38,5,13,-11,14,21,19,19,41,0,12,0,0,-4, 5,5,5,0,0,0,0,2,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Rd1+ Ke8 10. Nc3 { [%cal Bb1c3,Bc3e4,Be4g5][%mdl 32]} Be7 11. Bf4 {C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4} (11. Ne2 Nh4 12. Nxh4 Bxh4 13. Be3 Be7 14. a4 h5 15. a5 h4 16. Nd4 Rh5 17. a6 Rxe5 18. Bf4 Rd5 {1/2-1/2 (59) Vachier Lagrave,M (2796)-So,W (2812) Paris 2017}) 11... h5 12. g3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Ne4 Be6 13. Nfg5 Rh6 14. g3 Rg6 15. h4 Bd5 16. Nc3 Rd8 17. Rd3 f6 18. exf6 gxf6 19. Bxc7 {1/2-1/2 (47) Mista,A (2584)-Abdumalik,Z (2382) Warsaw 2016}) 12... Bd7 13. b3 {White is slightly better.} Rd8 14. h4 Bc8 15. Ne4 Be6 16. Neg5 Rxd1+ (16... Bxg5 $5 17. Nxg5 (17. Bxg5 Rd7 $14) 17... Nd4 $14) 17. Rxd1 Rh6 18. c4 Rg6 19. Kh2 Bc8 { The position is equal.} 20. e6 f6 21. Ne4 Bxe6 22. Bxc7 Rh6 23. Nd4 (23. Bb8 { with more complications.} a6 24. Nd4 Bc8 25. c5 g5 26. Bd6) 23... Nxd4 24. Rxd4 Rh8 25. Bd6 Kf7 26. c5 b5 27. Bxe7 Kxe7 28. Nd6 a5 29. Re4 Kd7 30. Rd4 Ke7 { Precision: White = 40%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Adly, Ahmed"] [Black "Thavandiran, Shiyam"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E69"] [WhiteElo "2643"] [BlackElo "2399"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "149"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,149,39,23,5,25,4,14,11,6,12,15,6,15,0,0,-6,0,-30,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-24, -16,-25,-29,-72,-60,-185,-116,-124,-106,-116,-116,-111,-120,-131,-125,-145, -137,-140,-147,-148,-147,-177,-178,-177,-96,-96,-96,-96,-81,-125,-125,-125,-52, -52,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-303,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. c4 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. e4 c6 9. h3 Re8 10. Be3 exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc5 12. Qc2 a5 13. Rad1 Nfd7 14. Nb3 Qe7 15. Rfe1 Nxb3 {E69: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...Nbd7 7 0-0 e5 8 e4 c6 9 h3} (15... a4 16. Nxc5 Nxc5 17. Bd4 Be6 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Rd4 h5 20. Qd2 Rad8 21. Nd5 Qd7 22. Nf4 f6 23. h4 { 1/2-1/2 (39) Hamarat,T (2604)-Acevedo Villalba,A (2549) ICCF email 2012}) 16. axb3 Nc5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 17. f4 Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... h5 18. Bxc5 dxc5 19. e5 Bf5 20. Ne4 h4 21. g4 Bxe4 22. Bxe4 g5 23. Bh7+ {1/2-1/2 (66) Rantanen,M-Cobo Arteaga,E Varna 1962}) 18. Bf2 Rad8 19. Na4 Nxa4 20. bxa4 c5 21. b3 Bc6 22. h4 b6 23. h5 Qb7 24. Re2 Rd7 25. Be1 gxh5 {[%cal Bg6h5,Bh5h4] [%mdl 32]} 26. Bc3 {[#]} f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5e4][%mdl 512]} 27. Bxg7 (27. exf5 Rxe2 ) 27... Rxg7 28. Rxd6 Bxe4 ({Resist} 28... Rxg3 29. e5 $17) 29. Bxe4 fxe4 30. Re3 h4 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is pushing.} 31. Rd5 ({White should try} 31. Qe2 $15) 31... Qf7 (31... hxg3 32. Rxe4 Rf8 33. Qd3 $11) (31... Qc8 $1 $19 32. Qg2 Qg4) 32. Rxe4 $17 Rxg3+ 33. Kh2 Rf8 {White must now prevent ...Qg6.} 34. Qe2 Qf6 ({Reject} 34... Rxb3 $6 35. Rg5+ Kh8 36. Qc2 $11) 35. Rd3 Rg7 36. Rde3 Kh8 37. Qf2 Rg4 38. f5 Qd6+ 39. Kh3 Rxe4 40. Rxe4 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame [#] KQR-KQR} Qd3+ (40... Rxf5 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 41. Qb2+ (41. Qxf5 Qg3#) 41... Kg8 42. Rg4+ Kf7 43. Qg7+ Ke8 44. Re4+ Kd8) 41. Re3 $17 Qxf5+ 42. Qxf5 Rxf5 43. Kxh4 {[#] KR-KR} Kg7 $1 44. Kg4 Kf6 (44... Kg6 $17 45. Re4 Rf6) 45. Re8 $1 $15 {[%cal Re8f8] And now Rf8+ would win.} h5+ ({Better is} 45... Re5 $15 46. Rf8+ Kg6 47. Rg8+ Kf7) 46. Kh4 $11 Re5 47. Rf8+ $1 Ke7 48. Rb8 Re6 49. Kxh5 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (49. Kg5 $1 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 49... Kd7 $2 ( 49... Kf6 $19 {aiming for ...Rd6.} 50. Kg4 Ke5) 50. Kg4 $1 {The position is equal.} Kc7 51. Rf8 $1 Re3 52. Rf3 Re4+ 53. Kf5 Re8 54. Rg3 Re1 55. Rg7+ Kc6 56. Rg6+ Kc7 57. Rg3 Kc6 58. Kf4 Re8 59. Re3 Rf8+ 60. Ke4 Re8+ 61. Kf3 Rf8+ 62. Ke2 Rh8 63. Re6+ Kc7 64. Kd3 Rh3+ 65. Re3 Rh4 66. Re7+ Kc6 67. Re6+ Kc7 68. Re3 Kc6 69. Rg3 Kc7 70. Ke3 Kc6 71. Rg6+ Kc7 72. Rg7+ Kc6 73. Rg6+ Kc7 74. Rg7+ Kc6 75. Rg6+ {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 52%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Fernandez, Daniel Howard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2505"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,110,6,27,22,9,0,11,0,20,19,4,-68,-75,-68,-68,-68,-68,-68,-59,-68,-78, -84,-72,-48,-47,-68,-12,-47,-50,-50,-43,-46,-22,-60,-53,-52,-51,-72,-44,-47, -34,-27,-28,-70,-45,-41,-20,-34,-11,-82,10,-3,15,-34,-4,-49,-42,-86,-62,-67, -31,-33,-27,-112,-112,-118,-113,-141,-141,-132,-139,-137,-137,-139,-130,-135, -141,-118,-133,-238,-218,-219,-138,-153,-139,-299,-201,-517,-169,-2680,-465, -1142,-1017,-5639,-2630,-12833,-12836,-12835,-12836,-12835,-12829,-7565,-6620] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 Be7 4. e3 Nh5 5. Bg3 f5 (5... Nxg3 6. hxg3 h6 7. c4 d5 8. Nc3 c6 9. Bd3 Nd7 10. Qc2 Bf6 11. e4 dxc4 12. Bxc4 {1-0 (62) Naiditsch,A (2705)-Fedorchuk,S (2648) Riadh 2017}) 6. Nbd2 {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} O-O 7. Bd3 d6 {[%cal Bd7d6,Bd6d5] [%mdl 32]} 8. Qe2 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8. c3 g6 9. Qe2 b6 {0-1 (55) Richters,A (1949)-Schroer,K (1987) Germany 2013}) 8... Nd7 9. O-O-O c5 10. h3 (10. Kb1 $11) 10... Nxg3 $15 11. fxg3 d5 {White must now prevent ...c4.} 12. dxc5 Nxc5 13. g4 $1 Bf6 {Hoping for ...Qa5.} 14. Nb3 Ne4 { Strongly threatening ...Ng3.} 15. Qe1 Qc7 16. gxf5 exf5 17. Nbd4 Ng3 (17... Qb6 $15) 18. Rg1 (18. Nb5 $5 {[%cal Rb5c7]} Qb8 19. Rg1 $15) 18... a6 19. Qb4 Re8 20. Rge1 b5 21. Nb3 Ne4 22. Bxe4 dxe4 23. Nfd4 Be7 (23... Ra7 {is more complex. } 24. Qc5 Qxc5 25. Nxc5 Rc7 26. b4 g6) 24. Qd2 $1 Qc4 25. Kb1 a5 26. Qe2 Qxe2 27. Nxe2 Rd8 28. Nf4 Kf7 29. Nd4 {[#]} (29. Rxd8 $11 Bxd8 30. Rd1) 29... Bd7 ({ Black should play} 29... b4 $1 $17) 30. Rf1 g6 31. g3 (31. g4 $5) 31... Ra6 32. h4 (32. g4 $5) 32... Rd6 33. Rf2 Bf6 34. Rfd2 Bc8 35. c3 Ba6 36. Kc2 (36. b3 $11 {remains equal.}) 36... b4 $17 37. cxb4 axb4 38. Nb3 Rxd2+ 39. Rxd2 Rxd2+ 40. Nxd2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KNN} Be7 41. Nb3 h6 {[%cal Bh7h6,Bh6g5][%mdl 32]} 42. Nd4 g5 43. hxg5 hxg5 44. Nfe2 (44. Nd5 $17 Bc5 45. Nc6) 44... Kg6 $19 45. Kd2 Bc4 46. b3 Bd3 47. Ke1 $2 (47. Nc6 $17 Bd6 48. Ned4) 47... Bc5 { And now ...Bxe2 would win.} 48. Kd2 $2 (48. g4 {is more resistant.} fxg4 49. Kf2) 48... Kf6 $2 (48... Bxe2 49. Ne6 {[#]} Bxe3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 50. Kxe3 Bd3) 49. g4 $2 (49. Nc6) 49... fxg4 (49... Bxd4 $142 50. Nxd4 fxg4) 50. Ng3 (50. Nc6 $142 Bd6 51. Ke1) 50... Bd6 51. Nde2 Bxe2 52. Nxe2 g3 53. Ke1 Kf5 54. Kf1 Kg4 55. Kg2 {[#]} Bf4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 32%, Black = 57%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Kavutskiy, Konstantin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2383"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,87,23,38,41,44,-10,-8,-7,0,12,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,-17,36,30,42,64, 77,53,74,74,72,64,60,43,99,112,110,97,106,120,147,110,137,83,152,144,178,186, 179,169,245,247,468,448,275,272,330,237,585,585,1015,997,29979,29971,29986, 29987,29987,29988,29990,29991]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} Bb4 9. Bd3 O-O (9... Na5 10. a3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 12. bxc3 d5 13. exd5 exd5 14. Nb3 Nc4 15. Bd4 Ne4 {1-0 (57) Carlsen,M (2834)-Matlakov,M (2718) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 10. a3 Be7 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 11. h3 d6 12. O-O { [%cal Bh1f1,Bf1f4,Bf4c4][%mdl 32]} (12. g4 $14) 12... Nxd4 $11 13. Bxd4 e5 14. Be3 exf4 15. Rxf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Bd4 Be6 16. Qxf4 {1/2-1/2 (39) Schippers,M (2220)-Hendriks,W (2407) Dieren 2016}) 15... Be6 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 {aiming for Bd4.} Nd7 18. Rc4 Qd8 19. Rb4 Qc7 20. Bf5 a5 (20... Bf6 $11) 21. Rb5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Ne5 22. Bb6 Qc4 23. a4 (23. Bd3 $5 Nxd3 24. Qxd3 Qxd3 25. cxd3 $14) 23... Bf6 24. b3 (24. Rxa5 Rxa5 25. Qxa5 g6 $17) 24... Qh4 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Nf3+!} 25. Rf1 g6 26. Bf2 Qh5 (26... Bg5 $14) 27. Bd3 $16 Bg5 28. Qe2 Qh6 29. Rxb7 f5 30. Bd4 Bf6 31. Kh1 (31. Bc3 $142) 31... f4 (31... Rae8 $142) 32. Qe4 Bg7 33. Be2 {[%cal Bd3e2, Be2b5,Bb5d7,Bd7e6][%mdl 32]} Rae8 34. Bb5 Rc8 (34... Rd8 {was worth a try.} 35. Rf3 Qg5) 35. Bd7 $18 Rcd8 $2 {[#]} (35... Nxd7 {keeps fighting.} 36. Qe6+ (36. Rxd7 Bxd4 37. Qxd4 f3 $15) 36... Kh8 37. Bxg7+ Qxg7) 36. Be6+ Kh8 37. Rf3 g5 38. c4 {[%cal Bc2c4,Bc4c5,Bc5d6][%mdl 32] Hoping for c5.} Rde8 $2 (38... Rb8 39. Rxb8 Rxb8) 39. c5 Rxe6 40. dxe6 {[%cal Bd5e6,Be6e7][%mdl 32]} g4 41. e7 { White mates.} Rg8 42. Rxf4 gxh3 43. g3 Qh5 44. cxd6 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 48%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Black "Nihal Sarin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D46"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2534"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,82,50,31,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,23,-14,-41,-132,-121,-144,-162,-343, -335,-357,-137,-129,-138,-131,-119,-113,-8,-89,-81,-91,-77,-93,-63,-103,-73, -71,-61,-74,-19,-19,-19,-19,-15,-20,0,0,0,-19,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Be2 Bb7 11. Rd1 Qb8 12. e4 e5 {D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran} 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nd4 (14. g3 b4 15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. Na4 c5 17. Nxc5 Rc8 18. Bf3 Bxe4 19. Bxe4 Nxe4 20. Qxe4 Rxc5 {1/2-1/2 (55) Le,Q (2703)-Zherebukh,Y (2614) Lubbock 2013}) 14... Ng6 15. g3 Re8 16. Bg5 Be5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 17. Be3 b4 18. Na4 Nxe4 $1 19. Nxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19. Rac1 c5 20. Nxc5 {1-0 (20) Saharinen,P (2074)-Novak,M (2229) ICCF email 2008}) 19... Qc7 20. Rac1 Nc3 21. Nxc3 bxc3 22. Nxe5 Qxe5 23. bxc3 Qe6 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black attacks.} 24. Qa4 ( 24. Rb1 $15 Qc6 25. Rxb7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxb7 26. Rb1) 24... Ne5 $1 $17 { [%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 25. Qf4 h6 $1 ({Don't play} 25... Qxa2 26. Rd2 $11) 26. Rd2 $2 (26. Rb1 {is a better defense.} Bc6 27. g4) 26... g5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rg5f4]} 27. Qa4 {[#]} Qh3 $2 (27... Qf5 $1 $19 {has better winning chances.} 28. Rb2 Bd5) 28. f3 $17 Nxf3+ 29. Bxf3 Bxf3 30. Bd4 Re6 ( 30... Re7 $17 31. Qc4 Rae8) 31. Qb5 (31. Rf1 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 31... Rae8 32. Qf1 Qh5 {aiming for ...Re2.} 33. h3 g4 34. Rh2 Qg5 {Strongly threatening ...gxh3.} 35. hxg4 Qxg4 36. Qh3 $1 {[#]} Re1+ (36... Qg6 $1 $17 { Hoping for ...Re1+.} 37. Rb2 f5) 37. Rxe1 $11 {The position is equal.} Rxe1+ 38. Kf2 Re2+ 39. Kg1 $1 Re1+ 40. Kf2 Re2+ 41. Kg1 $1 {Threatening Qxg4+.} Re1+ {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 46%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Black "Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,80,0,6,0,0,-18,-6,-6,-6,-6,-5,-5,-5,-25,-19,-19,-29,-32,-27,-26,-26, -26,-26,-27,-24,-29,-25,-26,-6,-17,-21,-31,-42,-34,-31,-35,-8,-47,-47,-29,-16, -27,0,-170,-165,-142,-121,-125,-110,-122,-44,-44,-44,-44,-52,-98,-52,-67,-90, -70,-67,-29982,-29983,-29983,-29984]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Qa5+ 7. Bd2 (7. Nd2 e6 8. Ne2 Ne7 9. O-O Nf5 10. Nf3 Qa6 11. Qd1 Be7 12. g3 c5 {1/2-1/2 (67) Nakamura,H (2787)-Artemiev,V (2697) Moscow 2018}) 7... Qa6 8. e6 Qxd3 9. exf7+ Kxf7 { LiveBook: 10 Games} 10. cxd3 Nd7 11. Nh3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nf3 g6 12. Nc3 Nh6 {0-1 (56) Kollars,D (2501)-Can,E (2605) Rome 2017}) 11... e5 12. Ng5+ Kg6 13. Nc3 exd4 14. Ne2 Re8 15. Kf1 Bd6 16. Nxd4 Nh6 17. Rh3 Rhf8 18. Nde6 Rf6 19. Re1 Nc5 20. Nxc5 Rxe1+ 21. Bxe1 Bxc5 22. Rf3 Nf5 23. g3 Nd4 24. Rxf6+ gxf6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 25. Nh3 Ne6 26. Bd2 Kf5 (26... Bd6 {looks sharper.} 27. b3 c5 28. Ng1 Nd4 29. Be3 Nc6) 27. Nf4 Nxf4 28. Bxf4 $15 {KB-KB} Bd4 29. b3 b5 30. Ke2 $2 {[#]} (30. f3 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 30... Kg4 $1 $19 31. Bb8 a6 32. Bc7 Bb2 33. Bd6 {[#]} Bc1 (33... f5 $1 $17) 34. Kd1 Bh6 35. Ke2 f5 36. f3+ $1 Kh3 37. d4 Kg2 38. b4 Bc1 39. Bf4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39. Be5 $15) 39... Bxf4 40. gxf4 Kg3 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Kvetny, Mark"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2408"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,101,47,54,39,39,39,39,39,39,16,55,53,73,74,60,54,48,0,53,48,102,112, 212,205,196,196,189,169,245,237,248,246,310,303,316,309,338,354,343,314,320, 320,324,319,345,325,384,385,349,293,379,375,398,406,381,396,404,397,508,331, 456,456,414,408,402,384,400,378,556,525,594,587,558,502,804,793,754,744,808, 752,848,779]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Qf3 Be6 8. Bxf6 {D35: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation} Qxf6 9. Qxf6 gxf6 10. Bd3 Nd7 11. Nge2 Nb6 {LiveBook: 17 Games} 12. h3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nf4 Nc8 13. f3 h5 14. h4 Bd6 15. Nce2 Bd7 {1-0 (54) Giri,A (2762) -Zvjaginsev,V (2643) Antalya 2017}) 12... h5 13. h4 Bd6 14. g3 Nc8 15. f3 f5 16. Kf2 Kd7 17. b4 a6 18. Na4 Kc7 19. Rab1 b6 ({Black should try} 19... b5 $11 20. Nc5 Nb6) 20. Rhc1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Kb7 {[#]} ({Better is } 20... Rh6 $14) 21. Nc5+ $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} bxc5 (21... Kc7 $16) 22. bxc5+ $18 Kc7 23. cxd6+ Nxd6 24. Nf4 Ra7 (24... Nc4 $142 25. Nxe6+ fxe6 26. Bxc4 dxc4 27. Rxc4 Rab8) 25. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Rh6 26. Rb2 Nc8 27. a5 Ne7 28. Rb6 Bc8 29. Be2 Bb7 30. Rb2 Bc8 31. Nd3 Rh8 32. Rb6 Bb7 33. Nc5 Nc8 34. Rcb1 {[%cal Rb6b7]} ({Not} 34. Rxb7+ Rxb7 35. Nxb7 Kxb7 $18) ({Don't take} 34. Nxb7 Nxb6 35. axb6+ Kxb6 $18) 34... Nd6 35. Bxa6 Bxa6 36. Rxa6 Rxa6 37. Nxa6+ { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} Kd7 38. Rb6 Ra8 39. Nb8+ Ke6 40. Nxc6 Nc4 41. Rb5 Nd6 42. Rb8 Ra6 43. Rb6 Ra8 44. Ne5 Rxa5 (44... f6 $142 45. Nc6 Nc4) 45. Nxf7 { White is clearly winning.} Ra2+ 46. Kf1 Ra1+ 47. Kg2 Ra2+ (47... Kxf7 $142 48. Rxd6 Ra2+ 49. Kh3 Rf2) 48. Kh3 Kxf7 49. Rxd6 Rf2 50. Rxd5 Rxf3 51. Kg2 { Precision: White = 86%, Black = 27%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Black "Bick, Gabriel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E62"] [WhiteElo "2544"] [BlackElo "2416"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,73,13,7,39,23,24,25,39,36,40,26,27,23,27,17,97,91,100,49,47,47,49,47, 48,46,53,46,61,52,72,68,70,39,45,24,24,24,25,22,20,0,0,-5,15,13,255,253,326, 341,477,471,865,846]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3e1,Be1d3][%mdl 32]} c6 7. O-O Bf5 8. Ne1 Be6 9. b3 {E62: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c6 and Panno Variation (6...Nc6) without ...a6} (9. d5 cxd5 10. cxd5 Bd7 11. Be3 a5 12. Bd4 Na6 13. Nd3 b5 14. a3 b4 15. axb4 Nxb4 16. Qd2 Rb8 17. Nxb4 Rxb4 {0-1 (57) Ding,L (2774)-Carlsen,M (2837) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... d5 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Nd3 Nc6 12. e3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Bf5 13. Bb2 Rc8 14. Rc1 e6 15. h3 {1/2-1/2 (15) Turov,M (2630)-Markowski,T (2611) Dresden 2011}) 13. Bb2 Bh3 14. Rc1 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Qf5 16. Qe2 Rfd8 17. Na4 Rac8 18. Rc2 b6 {[#]} (18... Nd7 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 19. Rfc1 $1 $16 Nb8 20. Ba3 (20. Rc7 $16) 20... Rxc2 $14 21. Qxc2 Ne8 22. Nc3 {[%cal Ba4c3,Bc3e2,Be2f4][%mdl 32]} Qd7 23. Ne2 Qb7 24. h4 e6 25. Nef4 Bf8 26. Bxf8 Kxf8 27. Ne5 {Threatens to win with h5.} Nd7 28. Nf3 Ndf6 29. h5 $36 {[%cal Rh5g6][%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Nd6 30. hxg6 hxg6 31. Rh1 Rc8 32. Qb1 Kg7 33. Ne5 {Black must now prevent Nxe6+.} Nf5 $2 (33... Nde4 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 34. g4 $18 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Ne7 35. Qg1 {And now Qh2 would win.} Rg8 36. g5 Ne4 {[#]} (36... Nh5 $142 37. Nxh5+ gxh5 38. Rxh5 Qc8 39. Rh7+ Kf8) 37. Rh7+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 68%, Black = 49%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Black "Cummings, David H"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D04"] [WhiteElo "2535"] [BlackElo "2322"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,61,-7,-7,-11,0,0,12,-2,41,43,64,54,57,43,56,40,71,74,101,108,127,87, 83,87,87,87,101,64,62,60,56,0,0,0,0,0,0,-17,-10,-14,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. a3 (5. b4 a5 6. c3 axb4 7. cxb4 b6 8. a4 bxc5 9. b5 c4 10. Be2 Nbd7 11. O-O Bb4 12. Bd2 Qa5 {0-1 (33) So,W (2815)-Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 5... Bxc5 6. b4 {D04: Colle System} Be7 7. Bb2 a5 8. b5 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7c5,Bc5e4,Be4c3][%mdl 32]} 9. Nbd2 O-O {LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. Be2 Nc5 11. O-O Nfe4 $146 {Black wants to play ...Na4.} ({ Predecessor:} 11... b6 12. c4 Bb7 {1-0 (48) Kunin,V (2531)-Drnovsek,G (2421) Balatonszarszo 2017}) 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. c4 Bf6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. cxd5 Nc3 16. Qc2 {Strongly threatening Bd3.} Nxd5 17. Bd3 Qh6 18. Be4 Bd7 19. Bxd5 exd5 20. Qc5 Rfd8 21. Nd4 Qg6 {[#] ...Bh3 is the strong threat.} 22. Kh1 Rac8 23. Qa7 b6 24. Rfc1 (24. Rac1 $14 Qd6 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. h3) 24... Qd6 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} 25. h3 Rc4 26. a4 Rdc8 27. Nc6 Bxc6 28. Qxb6 Qc7 29. Qxc7 Rxc7 30. bxc6 R7xc6 31. Rcb1 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 50%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C60"] [WhiteElo "2518"] [BlackElo "2713"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,67,12,33,6,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,-4,-5,-3,-3,-6,-8, 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 g6 4. d4 exd4 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Bxc6 dxc6 8. Qxd4 Nf6 9. Nc3 Bg4 {C60: Ruy Lopez: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...g6} 10. Nd2 O-O {LiveBook: 8 Games} ( 10... b6 {keeps more tension.} 11. f3 Bd7 12. O-O-O O-O-O 13. a3 Rhe8) (10... c5 11. Qe3 O-O-O 12. f3 Be6 13. O-O-O b6 14. g4 Nd7 15. h3 Ne5 16. f4 Nc6 17. Nf3 {0-1 (34) Guseinov,G (2645)-Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 11. O-O Rad8 {The position is equal.} 12. Qe3 b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Rfe8 13. f3 Bc8 14. Qf2 b6 15. Rad1 Nd7 16. h3 Qc5 17. Rfe1 {1-0 (34) Salgado Lopez,I (2605)-Arnaudov,P (2459) Skopje 2014}) 13. h3 Bc8 14. Rfe1 Bb7 15. Qh6 c5 16. Nf3 {[#] Threatens to win with e5.} Rfe8 17. Ng5 {e5 is the strong threat.} Qf8 18. Qxf8+ Kxf8 19. e5 h6 20. Nxf7 Kxf7 21. exf6 Rxe1+ 22. Rxe1 {With the idea Re7+.} Kxf6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 23. f3 Rd2 (23... g5 {looks sharper.} 24. Kf2 Bc6 25. b3 a5 26. Rd1 Rd4) 24. Re2 Rxe2 (24... Rd7 {with more complications.} 25. Re8 Bc6 26. Rf8+ Ke5 27. Re8+ Kf6) 25. Nxe2 {KB-KN} Bc8 26. Kf2 Bf5 27. c4 c6 28. Nc3 Bd3 29. b3 g5 30. Ke3 Bf1 31. Kf2 Bd3 32. Ke3 Bf1 33. Kf2 Bd3 34. Ke3 {Precision: White = 85%, Black = 79%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Black "Midoux, Sebastien"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D94"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2319"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,69,-4,-9,43,28,41,35,33,29,33,17,60,61,81,35,69,38,34,52,154,94,110, 0,0,0,0,0,99,89,97,103,563,643,778,753,2090,1859,29987,29988,29988,29989,29989, 29990,29992,29993,29993,29994]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Bc4 Nb6 8. Bb3 c5 9. O-O cxd4 10. exd4 Bg4 11. d5 N8d7 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 {LiveBook: 33 Games} Nf6 {D94: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3} ({ Black should try} 13... Nc5 $11) (13... Nc5 14. Rd1 Nxb3 15. axb3 Nc8 16. Be3 a6 17. b4 Nd6 18. Na4 Nc4 19. Bd4 Bxd4 20. Rxd4 b5 21. Nc5 {1-0 (68) Li,C (2750)-Ipatov,A (2619) Doha 2015}) 14. Re1 $14 Nc8 15. Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor: } 15. Qe2 a6 16. a4 Nd6 17. Qxe7 Qb6 18. a5 Qxb3 19. Qxd6 Rfd8 20. Qa3 Qxa3 21. Rxa3 Nxd5 22. Nxd5 Rxd5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Van de Plassche,B (2275)-Arkell,K (2460) Copenhagen 1993}) 15... a6 {White is slightly better.} 16. Re2 Nd6 17. g4 Qd7 18. Rae1 Rae8 19. Be5 h5 {[%cal Rh5g4]} 20. Qg3 hxg4 21. hxg4 Nh7 (21... Rc8 $14) 22. f3 ({Don't do} 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. f3 Rh8 $16) ({White should play} 22. f4) 22... Bxe5 $16 23. Rxe5 (23. Qxe5 $16 f6 24. Qg3) 23... Kg7 $11 24. R1e2 Rh8 25. Qe1 $36 {[%cal Re5e7][%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Nf6 (25... Qd8 $11 {remains equal.}) 26. Rxe7 $16 Rxe7 27. Rxe7 Qc8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ( 27... Re8 $16 28. Rxe8 (28. Rxd7 Rxe1+ 29. Kf2 Nxd7 $14) 28... Qxe8 29. Qxe8 Nfxe8) 28. Qe5 $1 $18 Qc5+ 29. Kg2 {[%cal Bg1g2,Bg2h2,Bh2h3,Bh3h4,Bh4g5][%mdl 32]} Kf8 30. Qxf6 Rh2+ 31. Kxh2 {White mates.} Qf2+ 32. Kh3 Qf1+ 33. Kh4 Qh1+ 34. Kg5 Qc1+ 35. f4 {Precision: White = 58%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Black "Der Manuelian, Haik"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2512"] [BlackElo "2279"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "111"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,111,0,0,9,6,22,19,25,13,31,18,22,0,18,0,69,56,63,29,16,10,39,16,16, 29,18,32,22,25,45,41,72,92,90,96,106,96,118,95,132,103,104,88,99,77,78,68,77,0, 87,77,81,50,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,91,87,62,62,62, 62,62,62,62,62,6,123,27,27,27,27,27,31,32,29978,29977]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. b3 Be7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nc3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. d4 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} Nc6 (8... b6 9. Be2 Bb7 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Ne4 14. f4 Nxc3 15. Bxc3 f5 16. Bf3 Qd7 17. Rf2 Rcd8 18. Rd2 Qe6 19. Qe2 Bc6 20. Rcd1 Rd7 {1/2-1/2 (64) Potkin,V (2574)-Inarkiev,E (2689) Riadh 2017}) 9. Bb5 Bg4 10. Bxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. dxc5 d4 11. exd4 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 Nxd4 13. Qd1 Nxb5 14. Qxd8 Raxd8 15. Nxb5 Bxc5 {1-0 (65) Jishitha,D (2140)-Hari,S (1735) Mumbai 2018}) 10... bxc6 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games} Qe7 13. h3 Bd7 14. Rc1 Bd6 15. Qd4 Rfc8 16. Rfe1 Bf5 17. Red1 Rab8 18. Qh4 Re8 ( 18... Qe8 $11) 19. Na4 {And now Bxf6 would win.} Rbc8 20. Qg5 Bg6 21. Nh4 Ba3 ( 21... Qe6 {seems wilder.} 22. Nxg6 fxg6 23. Bxf6 gxf6 24. Qh4 Ba3) 22. Nf5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} Bxf5 23. Qxf5 Bxb2 24. Nxb2 Ne4 25. Nd3 Qd6 26. b4 Ra8 27. Qf4 Qe6 28. Nc5 Nxc5 29. Rxc5 g6 30. Qd4 Qd6 31. Qc3 Rab8 32. a3 Rb6 33. Rc1 {[%cal Rc5c6]} Re6 34. Ra5 Qd7 35. Rc5 (35. Rd1 $16) 35... Rd6 (35... Qd6 $11 {remains equal.}) 36. Qd4 Rb5 37. g4 Rxc5 38. Rxc5 $14 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} ({Reject} 38. Qxc5 h5 $11) 38... Re6 {[#]} 39. b5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} cxb5 40. Rxd5 Qc6 41. Rd8+ Re8 42. Rxe8+ Qxe8 43. Qxa7 $16 { KQ-KQ} h6 44. Qc5 Qa8 45. Qe7 Qd5 46. Qb4 Qc6 47. e4 Kg7 48. Qd4+ Kg8 49. Qe3 g5 50. Kg2 Qc4 51. h4 (51. Qf3 $14) 51... f6 (51... gxh4 $11 {keeps the balance.} 52. Kh3 Qf1+ 53. Kxh4 Qg2) 52. h5 (52. Qf3 $16) 52... b4 $1 $11 53. axb4 Qxb4 54. Qf3 Qd4 55. Qf5 Kf7 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (55... Kf8 $14) 56. Qd5+ $1 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 45%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Black "Landa, Konstantin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2507"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "62"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,62,16,12,16,10,17,24,31,33,30,33,0,2,0,8,0,0,-13,0,-16,-9,-14,-15, -12,-9,-12,-8,-22,-8,-6,-6,-10,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,-2,0,-9,-8,-16,-23]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bf5 7. O-O Be7 8. Re1 O-O 9. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32] C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Nd6 10. Bxf5 Nxf5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nf1 c6 12. Qd3 g6 13. Ng3 {[#]} Nd6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Nxg3 14. hxg3 {1/2-1/2 (33) Dervishi,E (2552)-Ni,H (2671) Riadh 2017}) 14. Bf4 Nd7 15. Re2 {White wants to play Rae1.} Re8 {The position is equal.} 16. Rae1 {[#] aiming for Bxd6.} Bf8 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. Bxe5 f6 19. Bf4 Qd7 20. c3 Rxe2 21. Rxe2 Re8 22. Rxe8 Qxe8 23. Qe2 Qxe2 (23... Qd7 {feels hotter.} 24. f3 h5 25. Qd3 Kf7 26. h4 Be7) 24. Nxe2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Kf7 25. f3 h5 26. Kf2 g5 27. Bxd6 Bxd6 28. g3 Ke6 29. h3 c5 30. g4 h4 31. Ke3 c4 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Cornette, Deimante"] [Black "Can, Emre"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B56"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2603"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,101,-5,-4,-6,-14,-2,0,7,-4,0,-18,18,0,17,-26,-21,-26,-17,-16,-12,-12, -13,-12,-12,-24,-17,-6,0,-23,0,-12,-9,-9,0,0,0,-25,-35,-28,-25,-25,-30,-42,-36, -52,-2,-11,-18,-33,-16,-17,-2,-2,-2,-20,0,-2,0,0,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. f3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be3 Be7 9. Qd2 {B56: Classical Sicilian: Unusual Lines} (9. Qe2 O-O 10. O-O-O Qc8 11. g4 a5 12. g5 Ne8 13. Na4 Qc7 14. Kb1 b5 15. Qxb5 Nb4 16. c3 Bd7 {1/2-1/2 (26) Oleksienko,M (2615)-Vovk,A (2634) Zhitomir 2017}) 9... d5 10. exd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. Qxd5 Bxd5 13. O-O-O {LiveBook: 27 Games} O-O-O $1 14. Bb5 Kc7 15. Rhe1 Bh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... a6 16. Bf1 f5 {0-1 (36) Alka,D (2019)-Meenakshi,S (2289) Visakhapatnam 2006}) 16. Rf1 b6 17. Rd2 f5 18. Rfd1 Be6 19. Rxd8 (19. f4 {feels hotter.} Rxd2 20. Bxd2 Nd4 21. Nxd4 exd4 22. Be1) 19... Rxd8 20. Rxd8 Bxd8 21. a4 g5 22. a5 bxa5 23. Nc5 Bc8 24. Na6+ Kb7 25. Nc5+ Kc7 26. Na6+ Kb7 27. Nc5+ Kb6 28. Bc4 f4 29. Bf2 Kc7 30. Ne6+ Bxe6 31. Bxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBB-KBN} Kd6 32. Bf5 h6 33. Be4 Bb6 34. Be1 Nd8 35. Kd2 Ne6 36. Ke2 Nc5 37. Bg6 {The position is equal.} Na4 38. b3 Nc5 39. Bc3 Ke6 40. Be8 Kf5 41. Bc6 Ke6 42. Be8 Bc7 43. Be1 Ke7 44. Bc6 Kd6 45. Be8 Bb6 46. Bc3 Ke6 47. Bc6 Kf5 48. Be8 Bc7 49. h3 Bb6 50. Bc6 Ke6 51. Be8 {Precision: White = 77%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Haria, Ravi"] [Black "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2424"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,80,23,12,13,-12,-9,-41,-39,-27,-40,-73,-45,-62,-10,-47,-39,-48,21,0, 0,0,102,85,77,47,36,41,37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-5,0,0,29,30,45,6,10,-156,-150, -166,-164,-155,-41,-44,6,6,6,6,9,13,23,22,33,13,17]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 a6 6. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} d6 7. O-O Ba7 (7... O-O 8. h3 h6 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bxe6 Rxe6 12. b4 Ba7 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Nf1 d5 15. Ng3 Rd8 16. exd5 Qxd5 {1/2-1/2 (63) Carlsen,M (2834)-Kramnik,V (2787) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 8. Na3 h6 9. Nc2 O-O 10. Be3 {LiveBook: 26 Games} Bb8 11. h3 Ne7 12. Re1 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 12. Nh4 d5 13. exd5 Nfxd5 14. Bc5 c6 {0-1 (37) Vokhidov,S (2366)-Sengupta,D (2570) St Petersburg 2016}) 12... c6 13. Ba2 Ng6 14. Qe2 Nh5 15. g3 d5 (15... Bxh3 $15 16. Ng5 Nhf4 17. Bxf4 Nxf4 18. gxf4 hxg5) 16. Nh2 Nf6 17. h4 dxe4 ({Black should try} 17... Re8 $15) 18. dxe4 $11 Nxe4 19. Rad1 Qf6 (19... Qc7 $11) 20. Bb6 $16 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Nd6 21. Ne3 e4 22. Qh5 Ne5 23. Bd4 Re8 24. Nhg4 {[%cal Bh2g4,Bg4e3,Be3c4][%mdl 32]} Qg6 $1 25. Qxg6 Nxg6 26. Bc5 Nf5 27. Nxf5 Bxf5 28. Ne3 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Bc8 29. Nc4 Bg4 30. Rd4 $1 { [%cal Rd4e4]} Bf5 31. Nb6 Ba7 32. Bb1 $2 (32. g4 $1 $11 Be6 33. Nxa8 Bxc5 34. Nc7 Bxd4 35. Nxe8 Bxa2 36. cxd4) 32... Ne5 $17 {aiming for ...Nf3+.} 33. Re3 { [#]} Bxb6 $1 34. Bxb6 {[#]} Ng4 (34... Be6 $1 $17 {Threatens to win with ... Nf3+.} 35. Bxe4 Nc4 36. Rxc4 Bxc4) 35. Re1 $15 e3 36. f3 Bxb1 37. Rxg4 e2 38. Kf2 Bd3 39. Rd4 Bf5 40. Rxe2 Rxe2+ {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2542"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,51,55,60,45,74,52,122,132,256,270,568,555,596,540,552,545,609,595, 581,579,675,670,676,659,677,664,684,684,936,935]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bxd7+ Bxd7 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 e5 8. Qd3 Rc8 {B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} 9. c4 h6 (9... b5 10. Na3 Qb6 11. Be3 Qb7 12. cxb5 axb5 13. Rfe1 h6 14. Bd2 Nf6 15. Bb4 {1-0 (48) Miton,K (2596) -Najer,E (2693) Czech Republic 2018}) 10. Nc3 Nf6 11. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5] [%mdl 32]} Be7 12. b3 O-O {LiveBook: 12 Games} 13. Ba3 Be6 14. Rfd1 {[%cal Ra3d6]} Qb6 (14... Qa5 $14) 15. a5 $16 Qxb3 $146 (15... Qxa5 $16 16. Bxd6 Qd8 17. Nxe5 Re8) ({Predecessor:} 15... Qa7 16. Nxe5 b5 {1-0 (24) Klinova,M (2289) -Haussernot,C (2169) Antalya 2017}) 16. Nd2 $18 Qxd1+ $2 {[#]} (16... Bxc4 { is a better defense.} 17. Nxb3 Bxd3 18. Rxd3 Rc6) 17. Rxd1 {White is clearly winning.} Rc7 18. Na4 Rd8 19. Nb6 Nd7 20. Nd5 Bxd5 21. Qxd5 Nc5 22. Rb1 Rdd7 23. Nf1 {[%cal Bd2f1,Bf1e3,Be3f5][%mdl 32]} Ne6 24. Ne3 Nd4 25. Rb6 Rc6 26. Nf5 {Precision: White = 92%, Black = 6%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Fenil, Shah"] [Black "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "2346"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,86,-22,-37,-40,-29,-37,-27,-17,-33,-4,-18,-8,-49,25,-48,-23,-11,0, -38,47,0,0,-24,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0,-13,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,21,0,0,-230,-56,-76,-26, -245,-225,-214,-223,-344,-329,-337,-324,-357,-313,-428,-428,-535,-489,-1089, -1115,-1101,-1096,-1068,-1010,-1200,-1211]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 Bf5 6. Ngf3 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} Qb6 (6... e6 7. Be2 Bd6 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nd4 Bg6 10. Qa4 O-O 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Qxc6 Rc8 13. Qa4 Re8 14. O-O e5 {0-1 (57) Le,Q (2737)-Ding,L (2777) Riadh 2017}) 7. Qb3 c4 8. Qxb6 axb6 9. a3 b5 10. Rc1 {LiveBook: 8 Games} h6 11. h3 g5 12. Bh2 Nd7 $146 {[%cal Bf6d7, Bd7b6,Bb6a4][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 12... Bg7) 13. g4 Bg6 14. Bg2 f6 { [%cal Bf7f6,Bf6e5][%mdl 32]} 15. e4 e6 (15... dxe4 $15 16. Ng1 h5) 16. Ng1 (16. exd5 $11 exd5 17. O-O) 16... Nb6 17. Ne2 O-O-O 18. f4 e5 (18... dxe4 $15 19. Bxe4 Bxe4 20. Nxe4 Be7) 19. dxe5 fxe5 20. Bg1 Na4 21. exd5 {[#] Black must now prevent f5.} Ne7 22. f5 Bf7 23. Rc2 Nxd5 24. Ne4 Be7 25. Bf2 Rd7 26. O-O Rhd8 27. Bf3 b6 {[%cal Bb7b6,Bb6c5,Bc5c4][%mdl 32]} 28. Rd1 Bc5 29. Nxc5 bxc5 30. Rb1 Nf6 31. Be3 $2 {[#]} (31. Ng3 $11 {and White is okay.}) 31... Bd5 $2 ({ Black should play} 31... Rd3 $19 32. Kf2 e4) 32. Bxd5 Rxd5 33. b4 $2 (33. Ng3 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 33... cxb3 $19 34. Rxb3 c4 35. Rb4 (35. Rb1 $142) 35... Rd1+ 36. Kf2 R8d5 37. Kf3 Kc7 ({Resist} 37... R1d3 38. Nc1 $19) 38. Ng3 Kc6 {Black is clearly winning.} 39. Ne2 R5d3 40. Kf2 (40. Rxa4 $142 bxa4 41. Nc1) 40... Ne4+ 41. Kf3 Naxc3 42. Nxc3 Nxc3 43. f6 Re1 {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 51%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Sarkar, Justin"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C59"] [WhiteElo "2322"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,98,-5,-4,0,-14,12,8,30,14,11,8,119,69,56,-11,-11,-11,-11,-11,-10,-14, -13,-13,-13,-14,-12,-9,-4,0,-7,-33,-23,-40,0,0,0,0,0,-10,-2,-73,-76,-78,-33, -116,-114,-107,-56,-154,-141,-150,-163,-174,-163,-195,-191,-172,-196,-198,-191, -192,-181,-434,-164,-439,-439,-431,-431,-364,-403,-610,-601,-573,-441,-863, -868,-5275,-10058,-6721,-5600,-4627,-4626]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Na5 6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8. Be2 h6 9. Nh3 Bd6 10. d3 O-O { C59: Two Knights: 4 Ng5 d5 5 exd5 Na5 5 Bb5+ c6 6 dxc6 bxc6 7 Be2} 11. O-O Nd5 12. Kh1 Bxh3 {The position is equal.} 13. gxh3 Qh4 14. Rg1 Bc5 $146 (14... f5 $11) ({Predecessor:} 14... e4 15. Qf1 f5 16. Bd2 Nb7 17. Nc3 Rae8 18. Qg2 { 0-1 (26) Veinger,I (2605)-Letic,S (2360) Yugoslavia 1998}) 15. Bd2 Nb7 16. Qf1 ({White should play} 16. Rg4 $14 Qxf2 17. Bxh6) 16... Qxf2 $11 ({Reject} 16... Bxf2 17. Rg4 $16) 17. Qxf2 Bxf2 18. Rg2 Be3 19. c4 Bxd2 20. cxd5 Bc1 21. Bf3 ({ Of course not} 21. dxc6 Bxb2 22. cxb7 Rab8 $17) 21... cxd5 {aiming for ...Nc5.} 22. Nc3 Bg5 23. Bxd5 Rab8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 24. Ne4 Rfd8 25. Bc4 Nd6 26. Nxg5 hxg5 27. Bb3 e4 28. dxe4 Nxe4 29. Re1 (29. Rf1 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 29... Nd2 $17 30. Bc2 g6 31. b3 (31. Rd1 $15 Nf3 32. Bb3) 31... Rbc8 32. Bb1 Kg7 ({Better is} 32... Rd5 $17 33. Rd1 Rcd8) 33. Rf2 (33. Rd1 $1 $15) 33... Rc7 34. Kg2 Rd4 35. Rfe2 a5 36. Be4 Rxe4 37. Rxe4 Nxe4 38. Rxe4 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} Rc2+ 39. Kg1 Rxa2 40. Re5 $2 (40. Re7 { was necessary.}) 40... Kh6 $2 (40... f5 41. Rb5 Kh6) 41. Re7 $2 (41. Re8) 41... f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 42. Ra7 Ra3 43. Kg2 {[#]} f4 $1 ({Weaker is} 43... Rxb3 44. Rxa5 Rb2+ 45. Kg1 $19) 44. Ra8 (44. Kf3 $142 Rxb3+ 45. Kg4) 44... Ra2+ {Black is clearly winning.} 45. Kg1 {[#]} g4 $1 {[%cal Bg5g4,Bg4h3] [%mdl 544]} 46. b4 (46. hxg4 $142 Kg5 47. Ra6) 46... gxh3 47. Rxa5 Rg2+ 48. Kh1 Rb2 {[%cal Rb2b1]} 49. Kg1 g5 {Precision: White = 32%, Black = 58%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "7"] [White "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Black "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2277"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,82,-8,-8,-10,-4,-18,-9,-16,-16,-14,0,-18,-10,-54,-51,-74,-73,-71,-62, -63,-54,-76,-65,-146,-156,-167,-163,-254,-251,-255,-161,-160,-141,-219,-214, -215,-214,-212,-209,-250,-252,-245,-233,-364,-354,-829,-816,-807,-808,-786, -759,-768,-757,-1158,-1158,-1127,-1120,-29982,-29983]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Be2 c5 6. c3 Qb6 7. Qb3 d6 8. h3 Be6 9. Qxb6 axb6 10. a3 Bd5 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} 11. Nbd2 Bc6 12. O-O Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,Bb6a4][%mdl 32]} 13. Bh2 (13. Rfe1 Rfd8 14. Bh2 b5 15. Bf1 e5 16. e4 exd4 17. cxd4 d5 18. e5 {0-1 (54) Morozevich,A (2722) -Grischuk,A (2777) Loo 2014}) 13... b5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 14. Bd3 Nb6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14... Rfd8 15. e4 d5 16. e5 Ne4 17. Rfe1 Nxd2 18. Nxd2 cxd4 19. cxd4 {1/2-1/2 (49) Costa Trillo,V (2281)-Kazoks,A (2368) ICCF email 2015}) 15. e4 Na4 16. Rab1 Rfd8 17. Bc2 Ne8 18. Rfe1 e5 {[%cal Re5d4]} 19. dxe5 dxe5 20. c4 f6 21. g4 h6 22. cxb5 Bxb5 23. Bb3+ Kh7 24. g5 (24. h4 $15) 24... hxg5 $17 25. Bxe5 Rxd2 $1 ({Weaker is} 25... fxe5 26. Nxg5+ Kh8 27. Nf7+ Kh7 28. Ng5+ Kh8 29. Nf7+ Kh7 30. Ng5+ $11) 26. Bxf6 {[#]} (26. Nxd2 {is a better defense.} fxe5 27. Bc4) 26... Rd3 $1 $19 ({Don't play} 26... Nxf6 27. Nxd2 Nh5 28. e5 $17 ) 27. Nxg5+ Kh8 28. Bxg7+ Nxg7 29. Bd5 (29. Nf7+ $17 Kg8 30. Ba2) 29... Nh5 30. Bxb7 {[#]} Rb8 $1 {[%cal Rb8b7]} 31. Bd5 Nf4 32. Re3 Rxe3 33. fxe3 Bd3 34. Rd1 (34. Re1 {was worth a try.} Ne2+ 35. Kf2 Rxb2 36. Kf3) 34... Nxb2 {And now ... Ne2+ would win.} 35. Rd2 $2 (35. Re1 Ne2+ 36. Kf2) 35... Nxd5 36. exd5 c4 { [%cal Bc5c4,Bc4c3,Bc3c2][%mdl 32]} 37. Nf7+ Kg7 38. Ne5 c3 39. Rf2 Rf8 40. d6 c2 41. Nxd3 Rxf2 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 87%.} ({Not} 41... Nxd3 42. Rxc2 Ne5 43. a4 $17) 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A11"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2419"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,67,15,19,34,36,36,40,35,28,54,54,60,50,63,63,100,99,100,102,86,80,85, 76,85,59,95,95,99,104,100,76,106,103,147,113,96,104,175,167,162,165,173,161, 332,296,334,332,769,744,822,824,790,783,1443,1445]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. d3 {A11: English Opening: 1...c6} Nbd7 8. Qc2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} dxc4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... e5 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Be3 Qa5 11. Bd2 Qa6 12. Re1 Be7 13. e4 dxe4 14. dxe4 Bg4 {1/2-1/2 (41) Ibermax (2560)-Rodo (2668) playchess.com INT 2007}) 9. Qxc4 {White is slightly better.} Bg4 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. Qc2 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Ne5 13. Bg2 $1 O-O 14. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3, Bb3c4][%mdl 32]} c5 {[#]} 15. Nc4 $1 {[%cal Rc4b6]} Nxc4 16. bxc4 Qc7 17. Rb1 Rab8 18. Bf4 e5 19. Bg5 Ne8 {[%cal Bf6e8,Be8d6,Bd6b7,Bb7a5][%mdl 32]} 20. Bd2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} Nd6 21. a4 b6 22. Bd5 Nb7 23. Bc3 Bd6 24. e3 Na5 25. f4 Kh8 (25... Nc6 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 26. fxe5 $18 Bxe5 27. d4 Bd6 28. Qf5 {[#] Black must now prevent Be4.} Rbe8 $2 (28... Qc8) 29. Bxa5 bxa5 30. Rb7 Qd8 $2 (30... Qc8 31. Qxc8 (31. Rxf7 Qxf5 32. R1xf5 g6 $18) 31... Rxc8) 31. Rd7 {White is clearly winning.} Qb8 32. Rb1 Qc8 33. Bb7 Qb8 34. Be4 { Precision: White = 86%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D15"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2715"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,54,-14,29,22,27,20,37,14,16,17,20,21,18,35,38,35,43,66,89,82,94,91, 340,331,337,352,335,335,374,365,396,395,408,410,410,408,395,408,522,512,568, 555,539]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 b5 6. Be2 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} (6. e5 Nd5 7. a4 Nc7 8. Be2 Bf5 9. Nh4 Bd7 10. O-O e6 11. Nf3 Be7 12. Ne4 O-O 13. Bg5 Bxg5 14. Nfxg5 h6 15. Nh3 {1/2-1/2 (77) Salem,A (2638)-Jobava,B (2690) Riadh 2017}) 6... e6 7. O-O Be7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. a4 {White has an edge.} b4 9. e5 bxc3 10. exf6 Bxf6 11. bxc3 Ba6 12. Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Ba3 Nd7 13. Nd2 Nb6 { 0-1 (60) Le,T (1981)-Hoang,X (2072) Bac Giang 2014}) 12... Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qxd1 $1 14. Rxd1 {Rd6 is the strong threat.} Nd7 15. f4 Nb6 {[#]} 16. Rd6 $1 O-O 17. Bf3 Nc8 $2 (17... Nd5 $16 {keeps fighting.}) 18. Rxc6 $18 Bb7 {[#]} 19. Rxc8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Raxc8 20. Bxb7 Rb8 21. Ba6 Rb3 22. Ba3 Rd8 23. Bb4 Rd2 {intending ...Rbb2.} 24. Bxc4 Rbb2 25. Bf1 h5 26. a5 a6 27. Bc5 g6 {Precision: White = 100%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Adly, Ahmed"] [Black "Mohota, Nisha"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E05"] [WhiteElo "2643"] [BlackElo "2272"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nf6 { [%emt 0:00:10]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00: 02]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} 6. c4 { [%emt 0:00:06]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00: 21]} 8. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 10. bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 11. Qd2 { [%emt 0:00:29]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:05: 52]} 13. Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 14. e4 {[%emt 0:01:49]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 15. Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. Ba3 { [%emt 0:00:05]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. Bxf8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kxf8 {[%emt 0: 00:03]} 18. Rfc1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 19. Bf1 {[%emt 0:02:03]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 20. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:05:17]} 21. Rc2 { [%emt 0:04:24]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:03:40]} 22. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01: 00]} 23. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:12:07]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 24. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:04:03]} 25. Rc3 {[%emt 0:03:41]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:11:25]} 26. Rce3 { [%emt 0:00:12]} g5 {[%emt 0:05:15]} 27. Re7 {[%emt 0:03:46]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:13: 22]} 28. Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 29. Ree7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Ra1+ {[%emt 0:26:59]} 30. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} f5 {[%emt 0:02:44]} 31. h4 { [%emt 0:01:53]} c5 {[%emt 0:17:01]} 32. Rxh7 {[%emt 0:04:19]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00: 02]} 33. h5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:03:27]} 34. Rcg7+ {[%emt 0:00:45]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 36. h6 { [%emt 0:00:13]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 37. Rhe7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01: 06]} 38. h7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rh6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 39. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8"] [White "Adly, Ahmed"] [Black "Mohota, Nisha"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E05"] [WhiteElo "2643"] [BlackElo "2272"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,77,22,7,13,12,13,12,13,21,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,13,6,17,0,3,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-22,95,75,139,147,747,630,29977,29978,29978,29979,29979,479,29980,29981, 29979,29981,29992,29993,29993,29994,29994,29991]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. Na3 Bxa3 10. bxa3 { [%cal Bb2a3,Ba3a4][%mdl 32]} Ba6 11. Qd2 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} Rb8 12. a4 Qd6 13. Qa5 Rb6 14. e4 {[#] LiveBook: 5 Games. Black must now prevent e5.} ( 14. Rd1 Nd5 15. e4 Qb4 16. Qxb4 Nxb4 17. Bf4 Nd3 18. Bxc7 Rb2 {0-1 (59) Iturrizaga Bonelli,E (2650)-Dominguez Perez,L (2739) chess.com INT 2018}) 14... Qb4 15. Qxb4 Rxb4 16. Ba3 Rxa4 17. Bxf8 Kxf8 18. Rfc1 Ra3 19. Bf1 $146 Nxe4 20. Bxc4 Bb5 21. Rc2 Nc3 22. Rac1 Nd5 $1 23. Bxd5 exd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRB} 24. Re1 Ra4 25. Rc3 Rxd4 26. Rce3 $1 {[%csl Ge1][%cal Re3e8]} g5 27. Re7 Rd2 28. Rxc7 Rxa2 {[#]} (28... d4 $11) 29. Ree7 $1 $16 {[%cal Re7f7]} Ra1+ ({Better is} 29... Kg7) 30. Kg2 f5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (30... Kg7 $16) 31. h4 $18 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5,Bh5h6,Bh6h7][%mdl 32]} c5 32. Rxh7 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Kg8 33. h5 Ra6 34. Rcg7+ Kf8 35. Rb7 {[%cal Rh7h8] White mates.} Kg8 36. h6 Rg6 37. Rhe7 Kf8 38. h7 Rh6 39. Rg7 {Precision: White = 84%, Black = 51%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Black "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B43"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,81,45,47,11,33,0,27,0,0,0,0,0,3,-58,0,-8,48,58,61,50,109,98,99,110, 189,187,193,204,322,322,319,316,314,307,295,315,309,258,310,305,397,309,407, 358,358,353,350,346,340,351,344,339,506,499,497,490,5698,5639,5297,4681,1252, 661]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Bd3 b5 7. O-O Nf6 8. Re1 Bb7 9. e5 {B43: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Nc3} (9. Bg5 Nc6 10. Nxc6 Qxc6 11. Qf3 Be7 12. a3 Qc5 13. Be3 Qe5 14. Bf4 Qh5 15. Qe3 Bc5 16. Qd2 O-O { 1-0 (60) Radjabov,T (2742)-Artemiev,V (2692) Tbilisi 2017}) 9... Nd5 10. Nxd5 Bxd5 11. a4 b4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 12. Bd2 Nc6 13. Nf3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nxc6 Qxc6 14. Bf1 Bc5 15. c3 Qb6 16. Qe2 O-O {1/2-1/2 (52) Ripari,M (2324) -Flores,D (2494) Mar del Plata 2006}) 13... h6 14. Rc1 Bc5 15. c4 Bxf3 16. Qxf3 Rc8 17. Qg3 (17. Bf4 $11) 17... g5 18. Re4 Bd4 (18... f5 $11 19. exf6 Qxg3 20. hxg3 Kf7) 19. Rxd4 $1 $14 Nxd4 20. Bxb4 Qb7 ({Better is} 20... Qb6 $14 21. Bc3 Nb3) 21. Ba3 $1 $16 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Qb3 22. Qe3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is really pushing.} Nf5 {[#]} (22... Nc6 $16) 23. Qd2 $1 $18 Ne7 24. Rd1 Qxa4 (24... Rd8 {is a better defense.} 25. a5 Nc6) 25. Bc2 Qc6 {[#]} 26. Qb4 $1 {[%csl Ga3][%cal Rb4e7]} O-O 27. Qxe7 Qxc4 28. Bb1 {[%cal Bc2b1,Bb1e4,Be4f3][%mdl 32]} ({Inferior is} 28. Qxd7 Qxc2 29. Bxf8 Rxf8 $15) 28... Qe2 {[%cal Re2d1]} 29. Qxd7 Rc7 30. Qd6 {[%csl Ga3][%cal Rd6f8]} Re8 31. h3 Kg7 32. Be4 Rec8 33. Bf3 Qb5 34. Bb4 a5 35. Bc3 a4 36. Rd4 Rxc3 (36... Ra7 { was called for.}) 37. bxc3 {White is clearly winning.} Rxc3 38. Rb4 Qa5 (38... Qc5 $142 39. Qxc5 Rxc5 40. Rxa4 Rxe5) 39. Rb8 {Qf8+ would kill now.} Qc5 40. Qd8 {[%csl Gb8][%cal Rd8g8]} Rc1+ 41. Bd1 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 42%. } 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Landa, Konstantin"] [Black "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A50"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2512"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,39,29,34,15,15,19,17,0,24,15,16,8,36,37,70,70,239,238,266,245,29988, 29989,29989,29988,29988,29989]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 {A50: Queen's Fianchetto Defence (1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 b6)} 7. bxc3 e6 8. Nf3 Be7 {LiveBook: 37 Games. White has an edge.} 9. Bb2 $146 ({Predecessor: } 9. Bb5+ c6 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O Nd7 12. c4 Qc7 13. Bb2 c5 14. d5 {1-0 (35) So, W (2755)-Zhou,J (2580) Las Vegas 2014}) 9... O-O 10. Bd3 c5 11. d5 exd5 12. exd5 Qxd5 13. Bxh7+ Kh8 14. O-O Bf6 {aiming for ...g6.} 15. Rad1 Qxa2 $2 {[#]} ({Black should play} 15... Qh5 $14 16. Be4 Bc6) 16. Qf5 $1 $18 {[%cal Rf5h3]} Bxf3 (16... Qxb2 17. Qh3 $18) 17. gxf3 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is in trouble.} Qxb2 $2 (17... Qc4 $18) 18. Qh5 {White mates.} Bg5 19. Be4+ Bh6 20. Rd6 ({ Less strong is} 20. Bxa8 Qxc3 21. Rd6 Nd7 $16) 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Can, Emre"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2603"] [BlackElo "2507"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "187"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,187,10,-1,13,15,28,5,6,-8,6,-18,-17,-18,-13,-37,-33,-46,0,0,0,-19, -27,-28,-11,-31,0,-18,-4,-25,27,25,14,12,72,44,104,95,99,41,46,0,0,-41,0,-82, -64,-59,0,-100,69,-336,-336,-336,-336,-440,-95,-94,-14,-96,-117,-109,-100,-104, -93,-239,-260,-314,-69,-69,-69,-79,-85,-90,-97,-108,-115,-106,-104,-107,-104, -88,-86,-67,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-24,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-759,-759,-1263, -1100,-1087,-1003,-708,-441,-441,-441,-441,-424,-2562,0,-141,-141,-141,-8,-8,0, -141,0,-8,-8,-141,-148,-148,-8,-8,-8,-18,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,-91,-12,-12,-12,-12,-12, -12,-12,-12,0,-12,-19,-19,-27,-27,-8,-133,0,-27,-30,-30,0,-133,-8,-8,0,-134,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bd6 ( 5... Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. a4 a5 9. Bc3 b6 10. Nbd2 Na6 11. Ne5 Bb7 12. e4 Nb4 13. Re1 Rc8 14. h4 Ba8 15. b3 c5 16. exd5 exd5 {0-1 (29) Fedoseev,V (2724)-Gelfand,B (2695) Moscow 2018}) 6. Bg2 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} c6 7. O-O O-O 8. b3 Ne4 9. Bc1 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qe7 10. Bb2 f5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10... Nd7 11. Qc1 b6 12. Ba3 Bb7 13. Bxd6 Nxd6 {1/2-1/2 (21) Nguyen,V (2413)-Goganov,A (2621) Ho Chi Minh City 2017}) 11. Nbd2 Nd7 12. Rc1 a5 13. Ne1 b5 14. c5 Bc7 15. Nd3 b4 16. f3 Nxd2 (16... Nc3 {seems wilder.} 17. Bxc3 bxc3 18. Rxc3 Qf6 19. e3 e5) 17. Qxd2 Nf6 18. Rfe1 Ba6 19. Nf2 Nh5 20. Nh3 Nf6 21. e3 Rae8 22. Ra1 Ra8 (22... e5 $142) 23. a3 $11 Rfb8 24. Nf2 Qd8 (24... Qf7 $11) 25. e4 $1 $16 a4 (25... f4 $14) 26. axb4 ({Of course not} 26. bxa4 $6 b3 $11) 26... axb3 27. exf5 (27. Bh3 $16) 27... exf5 $14 28. Qe3 f4 $1 { [%cal Rf4e3]} 29. gxf4 Bb5 30. Ng4 (30. Rxa8 $11 {remains equal.} Rxa8 31. Bf1) 30... Rxa1 31. Rxa1 Qd7 (31... Nxg4 $1 $15 32. fxg4 Qe8 33. Qxe8+ Rxe8) 32. Bh3 (32. Nxf6+ $11 gxf6 33. Qxb3) 32... Re8 $2 {[#]} (32... Nxg4 $1 $17 33. Bxg4 Qe8 34. Qe6+ Kh8) 33. Qxb3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (33. Ra8 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512] was the only good move.} Kf7 (33... Rxa8 34. Nxf6+) 34. Rxe8 Nxg4 35. Ra8 (35. fxg4 Qxe8 36. Qxe8+ Kxe8 $15) 35... Nxe3 36. Bxd7) 33... Nxg4 $1 $19 34. fxg4 Bxf4 35. Qf3 Qc7 $2 (35... g5 $19 36. Bf1 Bxf1 37. Rxf1 Re3) 36. Bf1 $17 Bxh2+ ({ Better is} 36... Rf8 $1 $17 37. Qg2 Be3+ 38. Kh1 Qb8) 37. Kh1 (37. Kg2 $1 $11) 37... Rf8 38. Qg2 Bxf1 39. Rxf1 Bf4 $1 40. b5 (40. Qe2 $17) 40... Qe7 $19 { ( -> ...Qh4+)} 41. g5 Qxg5 $2 ({Not} 41... Bxg5 42. Rxf8+ Kxf8 43. Qf3+ Qf7 44. Qxf7+ Kxf7 45. b6 $17) (41... Rf5 $19 42. Qh3 Qe4+ 43. Qg2 Be3 44. Rxf5 Qxf5 45. bxc6 Bf4) 42. Qxg5 $15 Bxg5 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 43. Rg1 Be3 44. Re1 Bf2 45. Re6 cxb5 46. Rd6 Be3 47. c6 Rf1+ 48. Kg2 Rf2+ 49. Kh3 Rxb2 $15 {KRB-KR} (49... Rc2 $15 50. Rxd5 Rxc6 51. Rxb5 Rc4) 50. c7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Rc2 51. Rd8+ Kf7 52. c8=Q Rxc8 53. Rxc8 Bxd4 {KR-KB } 54. Rb8 Ke6 {Hoping for ...Bf6.} 55. Kg4 Bf6 {...g6 is the strong threat.} 56. Rxb5 Ke5 {White should prevent ...Ke4.} 57. Rb4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (57. Rb1 $11) 57... d4 $1 $19 58. Kf3 Kf5 $1 59. Rb5+ Be5 $1 60. Rb1 h5 61. Rh1 g6 62. Rh4 Kg5 $1 {[%cal Rg5h4]} 63. Rh1 (63. Re4 $142 Kf6 64. Rh4) 63... Kf5 $2 ( 63... h4 $1 $19 {has better winning chances.} 64. Ke2 Kg4 65. Rg1+ Kf5) 64. Rh4 $1 $17 Bf6 65. Rf4+ Ke5 (65... Ke6 $17 66. Ke4 Bg5) 66. Re4+ $11 Kf5 (66... Kd6 $11) 67. Rf4+ $17 Ke5 (67... Ke6 $17 68. Ke4 g5) 68. Re4+ $11 Kd5 69. Rf4 (69. Re1 $1 $11) 69... Be5 $17 70. Rh4 Bd6 (70... Bg7 $1 $17 {next ...Bf6 is good for Black.} 71. Rh1 Ke5) 71. Rh1 $11 Ke5 72. Rh4 Kd5 73. Rh1 Be7 74. Re1 Bf6 75. Kf4 {[#]} (75. Rb1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 75... d3 (75... h4 $1 $17 76. Rb1 d3) 76. Ke3 $1 Kc4 77. Rc1+ Bc3 {And now ...h4 would win.} 78. Rh1 Bd4+ 79. Kd2 Bc3+ 80. Kd1 Bf6 81. Rf1 $1 {[%cal Rf1f6]} Bd4 {aiming for ...g5.} 82. Kd2 $1 Bc3+ 83. Ke3 {[#]} (83. Kd1 $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.}) 83... Bd4+ (83... g5 $1 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Bd4+.} 84. Rf5 Bg7) 84. Kd2 Be5 {White must now prevent ...g5.} 85. Rf3 $1 Bc3+ 86. Ke3 (86. Kd1 $11) 86... Bg7 (86... g5 $17 {Threatens to win with ...Be5.} 87. Rf5 Bg7) 87. Kd2 Bc3+ ({Black should try} 87... Bh6+ $11 88. Kd1 Kd5) 88. Ke3 $17 Bb4 (88... g5 $17 89. Rf5 Bg7) 89. Rg3 $11 {The position is equal.} Bc5+ 90. Kd2 Bb4+ 91. Ke3 Bc5+ 92. Kd2 Bb4+ 93. Ke3 Bc5+ 94. Ke4 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 43%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Black "Cornette, Deimante"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B20"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2447"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,71,0,7,0,2,-26,-19,-39,-33,-75,-78,-76,-66,-113,-112,-108,-93,-88, -15,-39,-25,-18,0,0,0,0,0,-62,-8,-8,-18,-21,-11,-49,-39,-46,-46,-53,-42,-42, -56,-122,-119,-681,-691,-705,-698,-641,-649,-2260,-1833,-29995,-29996,-29996, -29997,-29999]} 1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. d3 e6 7. e4 Nge7 8. c3 O-O 9. a4 {B20: Sicilian: Unusual White 2nd moves} (9. e5 d4 10. c4 f6 11. exf6 Bxf6 12. Nbd2 b6 13. Ne4 Bg7 14. Qe2 Nf5 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. fxe5 Rb8 17. Bg5 Qc7 {1-0 (39) Nakamura,H (2775)-Kryvoruchko,Y (2707) Dubai 2014}) 9... b6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Na3 Bb7 11. Qc2 {The position is equal.} Rc8 12. Rd1 Qd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... a6 13. Qe2 Rc7 14. e5 Qd7 15. Nc2 Na5 16. Nd2 Rd8 {0-1 (35) Szymczak,R (2062)-Chalupnik,M (2210) Jastrzebia Gora 2015 }) 13. Be3 {[#]} Nd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 14. Bxd4 ({Don't play} 14. cxd4 cxd4 15. Qe2 dxe3 $17) 14... cxd4 15. c4 dxe4 16. dxe4 Rfd8 17. Qd3 Qxa4 (17... e5 $17 { Hoping for ...exf4.} 18. fxe5 Nc6) 18. Nb5 $11 Qb4 {White must now prevent ... a6.} 19. Rxa7 Rd7 20. b3 (20. Nfxd4 Bxd4+ 21. Nxd4 {[#]} Bxe4 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]}) 20... Nc6 {[%cal Be7c6,Bc6b4,Bb4c2][%mdl 32]} 21. Ra4 Qc5 22. Kh1 (22. e5 $11) 22... Ra8 ({Better is} 22... f6 $15) 23. Rxa8+ Bxa8 24. e5 {[%cal Rf3d4]} Nb4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has the initiative.} 25. Qd2 {[%cal Rf3d4]} d3 26. Ng5 h6 {aiming for ...Bxg2+.} 27. Ne4 Bxe4 $1 28. Bxe4 Bf8 29. Kg2 (29. Qe1 $15) 29... Nc2 $17 {Threatens to win with ...Ne3+.} 30. Kf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] } (30. Kh3 $17 Nb4 31. Rf1) 30... f5 $19 31. Ba8 Qc8 32. Bd5 exd5 {[%cal Be6d5, Bd5c4][%mdl 32]} 33. e6 {[#]} dxc4 $1 {( -> ...Qc6+)} 34. exd7 Qc6+ {Black mates.} 35. Kf2 Bc5+ 36. Kf1 Qh1# {Precision: White = 30%, Black = 65%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Black "Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A87"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2486"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,71,0,-1,-34,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-26,0,-23,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,-4,0,-20,0,0,0,0, 35,43,45,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d6 4. d4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. O-O Qe8 8. d5 Na6 9. Be3 Bd7 {A87: Dutch Defence: Leningrad System: 5 Nf3} 10. Qd2 (10. Rc1 Ng4 11. Bd2 c6 12. h3 Nf6 13. Be3 Kh8 14. Qd2 Nc5 15. Bh6 Nce4 16. Bxg7+ Kxg7 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 {1/2-1/2 (74) Erdos,V (2628)-Duda,J (2707) Linares 2017}) 10... Ng4 11. Bf4 Nc5 12. h3 Nf6 { LiveBook: 6 Games} 13. Qe3 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 13. Rad1 Nfe4 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. Qc1 c6 16. Bh6 cxd5 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. cxd5 e5 19. dxe6 Qxe6 20. Qc7 b6 21. Ng5 {1-0 (21) Marin,M (2581) -Petrisor,A (2413) Calimanesti 2014}) 13... Nfe4 14. Nxe4 fxe4 15. Nd2 Bxb2 16. Rab1 Bg7 17. Nb3 b6 18. h4 Nxb3 19. axb3 a5 20. Bxe4 a4 21. bxa4 Rxa4 22. Rbc1 Qf7 23. Bg5 Bf6 24. Kg2 Bxg5 25. hxg5 Rfa8 26. Rh1 Ra3 $1 {[%cal Ra3e3]} 27. Bd3 e5 {The position is equal.} 28. Rh4 Ra1 29. Rxa1 Rxa1 30. Be4 Ra4 31. Bc2 Ra2 32. Bb1 Ra1 33. Be4 Ra4 34. Bc2 Ra2 35. Bb1 Ra1 36. Be4 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2427"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} b5 {[%emt 0: 03:23]} 3. e4 {[%emt 0:08:48]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 4. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:01:01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:03:29]} 6. d4 { [%emt 0:01:43]} Be7 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 7. c4 {[%emt 0:03:42]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:54] } 8. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 9. Re1 {[%emt 0:02:14]} Bb4 { [%emt 0:12:13]} 10. Qd3 {[%emt 0:07:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:21:51]} 11. Ba4 {[%emt 0: 06:07]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:04:57]} 12. a3 {[%emt 0:05:32]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 13. Qxc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:07:19]} 14. Qd3 {[%emt 0:03:11]} f5 { [%emt 0:01:30]} 15. Nh4 {[%emt 0:16:05]} g5 {[%emt 0:05:27]} 16. Ng2 {[%emt 0: 01:13]} g4 {[%emt 0:05:10]} 17. Bd1 {[%emt 0:06:34]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 18. b4 {[%emt 0:08:02]} Ng5 {[%emt 0:04:47]} 19. Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxg5 { [%emt 0:00:06]} 20. Ba4 {[%emt 0:04:22]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:03:30]} 21. Kxg2 { [%emt 0:00:24]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 22. c5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} c6 {[%emt 0:06:57] } 23. b5 {[%emt 0:02:34]} cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 24. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Raf8 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 25. Ra2 {[%emt 0:02:33]} f4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 26. Kg1 {[%emt 0: 01:36]} fxg3 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 27. hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 28. Qe4 {[%emt 0:01:29]} R8f7 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 29. a4 {[%emt 0:02:18]} Qf6 { [%emt 0:00:44]} 30. Ree2 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Rxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 31. fxg3 { [%emt 0:01:55]} Qf1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qh3+ {[%emt 0: 00:03]} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2427"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,64,2,0,0,18,21,25,23,22,7,38,3,60,21,87,42,60,42,54,43,40,6,14,9,14,4, 4,7,32,28,22,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-25,12,0,8,8,25,0,0,-714,-697,-29997, -29998,-29998,-29999]} 1. Nf3 e6 2. g3 b5 3. e4 (3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O c5 5. c3 Nf6 6. d4 cxd4 7. cxd4 Be7 8. Bg5 O-O 9. e3 d6 10. Qe2 Qb6 11. Rc1 Nbd7 12. Nc3 b4 13. Na4 Qa5 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. Qd1 Rac8 16. Nd2 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 {1/2-1/2 (41) Meier,G (2647)-Lenic,L (2662) chess.com INT 2018}) 3... Bb7 4. Bxb5 Bxe4 5. O-O Nf6 6. d4 {A04: Unusual lines after 1 Nf3 and King's Indian Attack} Be7 7. c4 O-O 8. Nc3 {White has an edge.} Bb7 9. Re1 Bb4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... d6 10. Ba4 Nbd7 {0-1 (25) Rezan,S (2307)-Goloshchapov,A (2526) Zadar 2000}) 10. Qd3 Nc6 (10... c5 $11) 11. Ba4 Ne7 (11... Na5 $11) 12. a3 Bxc3 13. Qxc3 Ne4 14. Qd3 f5 15. Nh4 g5 16. Ng2 {[#] Hoping for f3.} g4 17. Bd1 Ng6 18. b4 Ng5 19. Bxg5 $1 Qxg5 20. Ba4 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 Rf7 22. c5 c6 23. b5 cxb5 24. Bxb5 Raf8 25. Ra2 f4 26. Kg1 fxg3 27. hxg3 Rf3 28. Qe4 R8f7 29. a4 Qf6 $36 {[%cal Rf3f2][%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage.} 30. Ree2 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (30. c6 $11 Rxf2 31. c7 Rxa2 32. Rf1 Qxf1+ 33. Bxf1) 30... Rxg3+ $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 31. fxg3 Qf1+ 32. Kh2 Qh3+ {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 41%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8"] [White "Brunello, Sabino"] [Black "L'Ami, Alina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E81"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2306"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,93,42,26,45,31,64,73,68,69,75,82,82,78,78,70,75,81,79,61,73,91,112, 105,117,106,115,109,202,159,180,147,125,124,143,107,162,132,130,128,118,128, 223,223,212,204,238,220,204,138,137,108,502,340,424,400,451,433,440,421,431, 432,429,429,429,429,410,400,439,428,575,557,558,550,610,571,1109,875,2197,1934, 29985,29986,29978,1791]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Nge2 c5 7. Be3 cxd4 {E81: King's Indian: Sämisch: 6th move deviations (including 6 Be3 c6)} (7... Nc6 8. d5 Ne5 9. Ng3 h5 10. Be2 h4 11. Nf1 e6 12. Bg5 h3 13. Ne3 hxg2 14. Nxg2 exd5 15. Nxd5 Be6 16. Ngf4 Re8 17. h4 Ned7 { 1-0 (37) Matlakov,M (2730)-Can,E (2604) Heraklio 2017}) 8. Nxd4 b6 9. Be2 Bb7 { White is better.} 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qd2 Re8 12. Rac1 Rc8 13. Rfd1 Qc7 14. b4 Qb8 15. a4 $146 Ne5 16. Nd5 Nc6 17. Nb3 Nd7 18. a5 e6 19. Nc3 {[%cal Bd5c3,Bc3a2, Ba2b4][%mdl 32]} bxa5 (19... Nce5 $16 {was called for.}) 20. b5 $18 (20. Qxd6 axb4 21. Nb5 Red8 $11) (20. bxa5 $6 Be5 $14) (20. Nxa5 Nxa5 21. bxa5 Be5 $14) 20... Nce5 21. Nxa5 Nb6 {[%cal Re5c4]} 22. Na2 ({Don't play} 22. Qxd6 Qxd6 23. Rxd6 Nexc4 $14) 22... Bf8 23. Nb4 Qc7 (23... d5 $16 {might work better.}) 24. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Ned7 25. Bf3 Nc5 {[#]} 26. Qc2 $1 d5 (26... Ba8 $16) 27. cxd5 exd5 {[#]} 28. e5 $1 Nc4 29. Nxc4 ({Don't take} 29. Nxd5 $6 Bxd5 30. Nxc4 Bxf3 $16) 29... dxc4 30. Bxb7 Qxb7 31. Qxc4 a6 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (31... Na4 $16 {is tougher.} 32. Qd5 Rxc1 33. Rxc1 (33. Qxb7 Rxd1+ 34. Kf2 Bxb4 $17) 33... Rb8) 32. b6 Qxb6 33. Nd5 Qb3 34. Qxb3 Nxb3 35. Rb1 Nc5 36. Nf6+ Kg7 37. Nxe8+ Rxe8 38. Rd5 Ne6 39. Rb7 Ra8 40. Rdd7 a5 41. Rxf7+ Kg8 42. Rf6 Ng7 43. g4 Bb4 44. Rff7 Ne6 45. f5 Nd8 46. Rg7+ Kf8 47. Rxh7 { Precision: White = 82%, Black = 26%.} (47. Rbc7 $142 Rc8 48. Rxc8 Kxg7 49. Rxd8 gxf5 50. gxf5 Kf7 51. Rd7+ Ke8 52. Rxh7) 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Nihal Sarin"] [Black "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2534"] [BlackElo "2544"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "38"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,38,16,12,9,4,10,0,0,-34,0,0,0,-39,0,0,0]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nb6 7. O-O Be7 8. a3 O-O 9. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4, Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Be6 10. Rb1 f6 11. b5 {A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} (11. d3 Nd4 12. Bb2 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 c6 14. Ne4 Bd5 15. Bc3 Rf7 16. Bh5 Rf8 17. Bf3 Rf7 18. Bh5 Rf8 19. Bf3 {1/2-1/2 (19) Svidler,P (2765) -Matlakov,M (2735) St Petersburg 2017}) 11... Nd4 12. e3 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 { LiveBook: 5 Games} Qc8 14. Qc2 Rd8 15. d4 Bf5 {[#]} 16. Qb3+ $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Ne4 exd4 17. exd4 Rxd4 {1/2-1/2 (76) Shimanov,A (2642) -Sevian,S (2585) Saint Louis 2017}) 16... Be6 17. Qc2 Bf5 18. Qb3+ Be6 19. Qc2 Bf5 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Black "Haria, Ravi"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2533"] [BlackElo "2424"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} e6 {[%emt 0:05:50]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:13]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 5. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 6. e3 { [%emt 0:00:58]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 7. cxd5 {[%emt 0:08:16]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00: 19]} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:03:57]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 9. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} c4 { [%emt 0:00:25]} 10. Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:18]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0: 01:02]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 12. Nd2 {[%emt 0:04:16]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 13. Bxd7 {[%emt 0:04:18]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 14. e4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bxc3 { [%emt 0:03:37]} 15. bxc3 {[%emt 0:05:39]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 16. Bh4 { [%emt 0:02:21]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:10:58]} 17. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:03:37]} f5 {[%emt 0:03: 58]} 18. f3 {[%emt 0:04:09]} e3 {[%emt 0:10:44]} 19. Bg5 {[%emt 0:06:55]} e2 { [%emt 0:14:50]} 20. a4 {[%emt 0:01:44]} b6 {[%emt 0:23:15]} 21. Nb1 {[%emt 0: 01:24]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:03:23]} 22. Rxe2 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 23. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 24. Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re8 { [%emt 0:00:03]} 25. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:12:57]} 26. Nb5 {[%emt 0: 03:13]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 27. Nxa7 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 28. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 29. Qf4 {[%emt 0:03:59]} Re2 { [%emt 0:00:40]} 30. Kf1 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Re6 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 31. Rd1 {[%emt 0: 01:26]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 32. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 33. d5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8"] [White "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Black "Haria, Ravi"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2533"] [BlackElo "2424"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,65,7,16,24,17,-35,-34,-20,-35,-43,0,0,0,0,0,0,16,10,76,78,61,69,73, 97,84,68,394,388,391,370,366,372,347,289,783,764,737,608,554,510,507,485]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Bd3 Qa5 9. Qc2 c4 10. Bf5 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. Nd2 g6 13. Bxd7 Nxd7 14. e4 {D38: Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} (14. f3 Bf8 15. a3 Nb6 16. b4 cxb3 17. Nxb3 Qa6 18. Nc5 Qc4 19. Rfc1 h6 20. Bf6 Nd7 21. Nxd7 Bxd7 22. Be5 {1/2-1/2 (35) Jankovic,A (2591)-Alekseev,E (2632) Tallinn 2016}) 14... Bxc3 15. bxc3 (15. Qxc3 $11 Qxc3 16. bxc3) 15... dxe4 $15 16. Bh4 {Black is slightly better.} Qd5 17. Rfe1 $146 {[%cal Re1e4]} ({Predecessor:} 17. Rae1 b5 18. Nxe4 Bb7 19. f3 Kg7 20. Qd2 f6 {1-0 (42) Danielsen,H-Heyken,E (2350) Brondby 1985}) 17... f5 (17... g5 $5 {[%cal Rg5h4]} 18. Bg3 f5 $11) 18. f3 { [%cal Rf3e4]} e3 {[#] White must now prevent ...Re6.} 19. Bg5 e2 20. a4 b6 21. Nb1 {[%cal Bd2b1,Bb1a3,Ba3b5][%mdl 32]} Ba6 (21... Nf8 $11 {remains equal.}) 22. Rxe2 $16 Kf7 23. Na3 {[#] Threatens to win with Rae1.} Rxe2 24. Qxe2 Re8 25. Qd2 Bb7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (25... Nf6 $14) 26. Nb5 $18 Qc6 27. Nxa7 Qd5 28. Nb5 Qc6 29. Qf4 Re2 $2 (29... Kg8 30. Qg3 Nf6 31. Bxf6 Qxf6) 30. Kf1 {White is clearly winning.} Re6 31. Rd1 Nf6 32. Bxf6 Rxf6 33. d5 {Precision: White = 82%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Black "Kamsky, Gata"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B43"] [WhiteElo "2518"] [BlackElo "2677"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,120,18,25,0,0,2,8,8,8,10,46,-13,8,-13,-16,-15,-8,-21,-33,-47,-45, -108,-112,-124,-124,-117,-117,-117,-112,-116,-129,-122,-116,-141,-131,-124, -117,-129,-111,-155,-116,-132,-112,-168,-126,-220,-210,-247,-247,-244,-237, -236,-204,-216,-210,-202,-204,-191,-166,-262,-211,-204,-192,-163,-169,-186,-74, -70,-54,-54,-54,-61,-61,-60,-47,-75,-7,-11,-9,-10,-8,-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,-14,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 b5 6. a3 Bb7 7. g3 {B43: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Nc3} (7. Bd3 Bc5 8. Nb3 Be7 9. O-O d6 10. Bd2 Nf6 11. Qf3 Nbd7 12. Qg3 h5 13. f4 h4 14. Qf3 Rc8 15. Rae1 {0-1 (33) Karttunen,M (2455)-Andreikin,D (2737) Tallinn 2016}) 7... Nc6 { LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. Nxc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. Nb3 Nf6 9. Bg2 d6 10. O-O Be7 11. f4 h6 12. Qe2 O-O 13. Be3 Qc7 14. g4 Nh7 {1-0 (28) Amanov,Z (2374) -Charbonneau,P (2517) Saint Louis 2012}) 8... Bxc6 9. Bg2 Bc5 10. O-O Ne7 11. Bf4 Rc8 12. Qh5 (12. b4 $14 Bb6 13. a4) 12... Bd4 13. Bd6 Bxc3 14. bxc3 O-O 15. Qh4 f6 16. Rfe1 Rf7 17. Bh3 (17. c4 $15) 17... Bb7 18. Re3 Rc4 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Bf1 g5 21. Qh5 Rxe4 22. Rxe4 Bxe4 23. a4 Qc5 ({Resist} 23... Bxc2 24. axb5 axb5 25. Qe2 $17) 24. axb5 axb5 25. Rd1 Kg7 26. Qe2 Bc6 27. Qd2 e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4][%mdl 32]} 28. Rb1 (28. Qe3 $17 d6 29. Qxc5 dxc5 30. Rd6) 28... Re7 29. Rb4 (29. Qd3 $17) 29... Re6 $19 30. Bg2 Rd6 31. Qe1 {[#]} e4 $1 {[%mdl 512] } 32. Bf1 (32. Bxe4 Re6) 32... h5 33. c4 bxc4 34. Rxc4 Qd5 35. Qe3 Qd2 36. h4 ( 36. Qc5 $142) 36... Qxe3 37. fxe3 gxh4 38. gxh4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rd2 39. Rc5 {[#]} Kh6 (39... Bd5 $1 $19 40. Bb5 Be6) 40. c4 $17 Ra2 {White must now prevent ...Kg6.} 41. Rf5 $1 Kg6 42. Rf2 Ra1 43. Rg2+ Kh7 44. Kf2 {[#]} d5 (44... d6 $1 $17) 45. cxd5 $11 {The position is equal.} Bxd5 46. Be2 Kh6 47. Kg3 Be6 48. Rf2 Kg6 49. Rf4 f5 (49... Ra4 {with more complications.} 50. Bb5 Ra3 51. Rxe4 Kf5 52. Rf4+ Ke5) 50. Rf2 Bf7 51. Bf1 Kf6 {Strongly threatening .. .Ke5.} 52. Kf4 Re1 53. Bg2 Be6 54. Rb2 Rc1 55. Rf2 Rc7 56. Rb2 Rg7 {[%csl Ge6, Gf5,Gh5][%cal Rg7g4]} 57. Bh3 Rg1 {And now ...Rh1 would win.} 58. Bg2 Rc1 59. Rf2 Bb3 60. Rb2 Be6 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C29"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2632"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,69,0,0,0,0,29,9,89,75,79,87,83,76,81,68,112,130,80,53,127,71,63,71, 69,77,64,50,53,67,75,75,78,70,77,67,75,60,60,45,55,52,49,47,47,47,40,41,97,49, 1545,1350,29991,29992,29993,29994,29994,29995,29995,29996]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. f4 d5 4. fxe5 Nxe4 5. Qf3 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Be7 7. d4 {LiveBook: 6 Games. C29: Vienna Game: 2...Nf6 3 f4} c5 (7... O-O 8. Bd3 f6 9. Qh5 g6 10. Bxg6 hxg6 11. Qxg6+ Kh8 12. Qh6+ Kg8 13. Qg6+ {1/2-1/2 (13) Brunello,M (2377)-Warakomska,A (2268) Balatonszarszo 2017}) 8. Bd3 cxd4 9. cxd4 {White has an edge.} Qa5+ $146 (9... Bb4+ $11 10. Kd1 Qh4) ({Predecessor:} 9... Bb4+ 10. Kf1 Qh4 11. c3 Bg4 12. Qe3 Ba5 13. Ba3 Nc6 14. Rc1 O-O-O {0-1 (72) Burchert,W (2165)-Heimrath,R (2256) Bad Wiessee 2009}) 10. Bd2 $16 Bb4 11. Rd1 Bxd2+ 12. Rxd2 Nc6 13. Ne2 Nb4 14. O-O O-O 15. Ng3 (15. Bf5 {feels hotter.} Bxf5 16. Qxf5 Rac8 17. c3 Nc6 18. Rd3) 15... Qb6 {[#]} (15... Nxd3 $14 16. Rxd3 g6) 16. c3 (16. Bf5 $142 $1) 16... Nxd3 17. Rxd3 Qg6 18. h3 Bd7 19. Re3 Qg5 20. Nh5 Rac8 21. Nf4 Be6 22. Qf2 Qe7 23. Rg3 Kh8 $1 24. Rf3 Rc7 25. Qg3 Rg8 26. Kh2 b5 27. Qe1 Rgc8 28. Rg3 Rc4 29. Rff3 b4 (29... a6 $14) 30. Nh5 bxc3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (30... g6 $14 31. Nf6 Kg7) 31. Rxg7 $18 {[#] Threatening mate with Qc1.} Rxd4 32. Qe3 {White mates.} Bg4 33. Qh6 {[%csl Gg7][%cal Rh6h7]} Qxe5+ 34. Rg3 {[%csl Gg7][%cal Rh6h7]} Bf5 35. Nf6 {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Kveinys, Aloyzas"] [Black "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A16"] [WhiteElo "2511"] [BlackElo "2587"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,64,52,41,66,29,19,13,25,16,25,-9,33,2,7,-16,-39,-41,-29,-22,-17,-27, 0,0,29,-20,-27,-102,-114,-92,-103,-89,-105,-156,-163,-166,-164,-182,-152,-206, -211,-253,-214,-447,-454,-506,-432]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nc3 Nb6 8. d3 O-O 9. Be3 h6 10. Qc1 Kh7 {A16: English Opening: 1...Nf6 with ...d5} 11. Rd1 {LiveBook: 9 Games} (11. d4 Bg4 12. Rd1 Qc8 13. d5 Na5 14. Bd4 Nac4 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. b3 Nd6 17. Qe3 Re8 18. Rac1 { 1-0 (73) Khalifman,A (2617)-Yeletsky,I (2340) St Petersburg 2016}) 11... Be6 12. Ne4 Qc8 $146 {White has an edge.} ({Predecessor:} 12... Nd5 13. Nc5 Qc8 14. Bd2 Nd8 15. e4 Nf6 16. Nxe6 Nxe6 17. Bh3 Rd8 18. Bc3 {1-0 (51) Meyers,M (2096) -Zimmermann,C (2073) Magdeburg 2014}) 13. Qc2 Rd8 14. a3 a5 15. Bd2 Bd5 16. Bc3 e5 {[%cal Be7e5,Be5d4][%mdl 32]} 17. b4 Nd4 18. Bxd4 exd4 19. Nc5 c6 20. Rab1 a4 21. Rdc1 Qc7 22. Qd1 Qe7 23. b5 (23. Qc2 $11) 23... Ra5 $17 24. bxc6 Rxc5 25. Rxb6 {[#] aiming for cxb7.} bxc6 {[%cal Bb7c6,Bc6b5][%mdl 32]} 26. Ra1 (26. Nd2 $142) 26... Rb5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has strong initiative.} 27. Rxb5 cxb5 28. Nd2 Be6 ({Resist} 28... Bxg2 29. Kxg2 Rc8 30. Ra2 $17) 29. Rb1 (29. h4 $17 {was worth a try.}) 29... Rb8 $19 30. Rb4 Qc7 31. Nb1 $2 {[#]} (31. Rb1 { might work better.}) 31... Bb3 32. Qe1 Qc2 {Precision: White = 25%, Black = 59%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Fernandez, Daniel Howard"] [Black "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A12"] [WhiteElo "2505"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "126"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,126,0,4,-10,-17,-28,0,-27,6,16,16,16,16,19,25,0,16,18,24,21,23,22,20, 25,33,30,38,14,10,18,27,27,29,8,34,0,46,18,18,20,60,10,6,-16,-16,-18,-14,-20, -14,-14,-9,-16,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,2,0,21,12,18,9,8,4,20,20,32,0, 0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,0,0,-8,-11,-75,-77,-79,-49,-56,-41,-48,-43,-52,-60,-208,-237, -447,-438,-495,-490,-402,-420,-600,-564,-620,-618]} 1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Bg4 3. Nf3 Nd7 4. g3 e6 5. Bg2 Ngf6 6. c4 c6 7. h3 {A12: English Opening: 1...c6 with b3 by White} (7. O-O h6 8. Nc3 Bd6 9. d3 O-O 10. Rc1 Qe7 11. Qc2 a6 12. Qb1 Rad8 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. e4 dxe4 15. dxe4 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 {1/2-1/2 (84) Jumabayev,R (2606)-Bruzon Batista,L (2659) Berlin 2015}) 7... Bxf3 8. Bxf3 Bd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. Bg2 {The position is equal.} O-O 10. O-O a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Qe7 11. d3 Rfd8 12. Nd2 Ba3 13. Qc1 Bxb2 14. Qxb2 a5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Stohl, I (2551)-Schandorff,L (2534) Germany 2006}) 11. a4 Re8 12. e3 Nc5 13. d4 Nce4 14. Qc2 Bb4 15. Kh2 Qb8 16. Nc3 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 Bxc3 18. Qxc3 Qd6 19. Rfb1 Re7 20. b4 axb4 21. Qxb4 (21. Rxb4 {is interesting.} h5 22. Qb2 Ra7 23. Kg1 g6 24. Rb1) 21... Qxb4 22. Rxb4 Ra5 23. Rab1 Ra7 24. f4 Kf8 25. g4 Rd7 26. g5 Ng8 27. c5 h5 28. gxh6 Nxh6 29. e4 dxe4 30. Bxe4 g6 31. Kg3 Ng8 32. Kf2 Nf6 33. Bf3 Ke8 34. Ke3 Kd8 35. a5 Kc8 36. Ra4 Rc7 37. h4 Ng8 38. h5 gxh5 39. Bxh5 Ne7 40. Bf3 Rd7 41. Rh1 Rd8 42. Rh7 Rf8 43. Be4 Ra8 44. Ra1 Kd7 45. Kd2 Ra7 46. Kc3 Ke8 47. Kb4 Rg8 48. Rah1 Ra8 49. R7h3 Kd7 50. Bf3 Rg6 51. Be4 Rg4 52. Rh4 Rag8 53. a6 ( 53. Kc4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 53... bxa6 $17 54. Ka5 Rg3 55. R1h3 Rxh3 56. Rxh3 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rg4 57. Rf3 $1 f5 58. Bc2 ({Only move:} 58. Bd3 $15) 58... Nd5 $19 59. Rb3 $2 {[#]} (59. Bb3 {might work better.} Nxf4 60. Kb6) 59... Rxf4 60. Rb7+ Kc8 61. Rh7 Rxd4 62. Ba4 (62. Bb3 $142 f4 63. Rh3) 62... Rc4 63. Rh8+ Kb7 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 47%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8"] [White "Loiseau, Quentin"] [Black "Risting, Eivind Olav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C13"] [WhiteElo "2427"] [BlackElo "2304"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,81,11,32,37,119,112,125,118,126,121,129,77,103,97,89,55,63,70,115,86, 91,90,89,91,94,89,167,160,179,166,161,158,189,175,164,171,193,201,195,179,239, 238,252,254,250,250,244,197,212,195,208,205,202,191,229,241,257,254,343,293, 344,357,412,405]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Be7 6. Bxf6 gxf6 7. Nf3 f5 8. Nc3 a6 {C13: French: Classical System: 4 Bg5 Be7, Alekhine-Chatard Attack} 9. Qe2 (9. Qd2 b5 10. O-O-O b4 11. Na4 Qd5 12. b3 Bd7 13. Bc4 Qd6 14. d5 e5 15. Rhe1 e4 16. Nd4 {1-0 (40) Carlsen,M (2832)-Grischuk, A (2750) chess.com INT 2017}) 9... Qd6 10. O-O-O Nd7 {LiveBook: 8 Games. The position is equal.} 11. d5 Bf6 $146 ({Black should try} 11... Nb6 $14) ({ Predecessor:} 11... e5 12. Qe3 e4 13. Nd4 Nb6 14. Be2 Nxd5 15. Nxf5 Nxe3 16. Nxd6+ Bxd6 17. fxe3 {1-0 (57) Safarli,E (2691)-Battaglini,G (2426) London 2016} ) 12. dxe6 $16 Qxe6 13. Nd5 Qxe2 14. Bxe2 Bd8 15. Bd3 ({White should play} 15. Rhe1) 15... Nc5 16. Rhe1+ Kf8 17. Ne3 Nxd3+ 18. Rxd3 ({Reject} 18. cxd3 $6 Be6 $11) 18... Be7 19. Nd4 f4 20. Nd5 Bd6 21. Rc3 c5 22. Nb3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} Rg8 (22... Be6 $16) 23. Nb6 Rb8 24. Nxc5 Kg7 25. Rd1 Be7 26. Ncd7 Bxd7 27. Rxd7 Bg5 28. Kd1 Bf6 29. Rb3 Rbd8 (29... Rge8 $142 30. Nd5 b5 31. Nxf6 (31. Nxf4 Be5 $18) 31... Kxf6) 30. Ke2 $18 Bd4 31. Rxd8 (31. Rxb7 $6 Rge8+ 32. Kf3 Bxb6 $16) 31... Rxd8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 32. c3 Bf6 33. Rb4 Rd6 34. Nc4 Re6+ 35. Kf3 b5 {[#] aiming for ...Be7. } 36. Nd2 Re1 37. a4 ({Don't play} 37. Rxf4 $6 Ra1 $16) 37... bxa4 38. Rxa4 Rd1 39. Ne4 Be7 40. Kxf4 Rb1 41. b4 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Thorhallsson, Throstur"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B85"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:05]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 6. Be3 { [%emt 0:00:26]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:12] } 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:32]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. f4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} d6 { [%emt 0:00:07]} 10. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:48]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:39]} 11. Qe1 {[%emt 0: 01:03]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 12. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 13. a3 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 14. Qg3 {[%emt 0:04:20]} Bf6 {[%emt 0: 00:12]} 15. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:05:31]} Nxf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 16. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:18] } Bb7 {[%emt 0:09:17]} 17. Rae1 {[%emt 0:07:10]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:52:20]} 18. Re3 {[%emt 0:18:32]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 19. Qh4 {[%emt 0:17:27]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:03: 55]} 20. Rh3 {[%emt 0:02:49]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 21. fxe5 {[%emt 0:06:19]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 22. Qg3 {[%emt 0:03:21]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 23. Qe3 { [%emt 0:00:38]} Nh7 {[%emt 0:07:42]} 24. a4 {[%emt 0:06:12]} bxa4 {[%emt 0:02: 47]} 25. Nd5 {[%emt 0:03:33]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 26. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e4 {[%emt 0:02:45]} 27. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 28. Bb5 { [%emt 0:02:12]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 29. c4 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Qxb2 {[%emt 0:01: 41]} 30. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 31. Qf4 {[%emt 0:02:33]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 32. Bd7 {[%emt 0:05:59]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 33. Kg1 { [%emt 0:01:34]} Rfa8 {[%emt 0:06:17]} 34. Re3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} R8a2 {[%emt 0: 00:18]} 35. Re2 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Rxf1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. Qxf1 {[%emt 0:00: 05]} Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. c5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:02:13]} 39. c6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e3 {[%emt 0: 01:30]} 40. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 41. d6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 42. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rf2+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} 43. Ke1 { [%emt 0:00:07]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "8"] [White "Stefansson, Vignir Vatnar"] [Black "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E91"] [WhiteElo "2300"] [BlackElo "2634"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,92,43,55,28,37,38,30,32,27,-33,-20,-33,-16,-35,-16,-39,-44,-36,-20, -81,-87,-97,-97,-84,-90,-93,-45,-48,-47,-42,-32,-46,-37,-33,-35,-28,-26,-33, -31,-85,-79,-82,-38,-37,-37,-47,-21,-54,-52,-104,-106,-108,-108,-96,-102,-86, -41,-71,-88,-100,-158,-193,-174,-413,-406,-353,-391,-279,-271,-368,-383,-436, -1146,-29986,-29987]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. d5 Bg4 8. O-O Na6 9. Ne1 {E91: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2, unusual replies including 6...c5 and 6...Bg4} (9. Be3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Nd7 11. Qd2 Nc7 12. Be2 a6 13. a4 Rb8 14. Rad1 Na8 15. Qc2 Qa5 16. Ra1 Rfe8 {1-0 (46) Wojtaszek,R (2715)-Lenic,L (2659) Dubai 2014}) 9... Bxe2 10. Qxe2 Nc7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nd3 {White is slightly better.} b5 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 11... e6 12. Bg5 exd5 13. exd5 h6 14. Bh4 Qd7 15. Rae1 Rae8 16. Qf3 Nh7 {0-1 (30) Helmer,J (2260)-Bogdan,D (2467) Baile Tusnad 2005}) 12. cxb5 a6 13. bxa6 Qc8 14. Ne1 (14. Bg5 $11) 14... Qxa6 $15 15. Qxa6 Rxa6 16. Nc2 Rb8 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 17. Re1 Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7e5,Be5g4][%mdl 32]} 18. Re3 Ne5 19. b3 (19. Rg3 $11 {remains equal.}) 19... Ng4 $17 20. Rh3 f5 21. exf5 {[#]} Nxd5 $1 22. Bb2 Bxc3 23. Bxc3 {Black should prevent fxg6.} gxf5 24. Rd3 Nf4 25. Rd2 Kf7 26. f3 Nf6 $1 27. Ne3 e6 28. Bxf6 Kxf6 29. Rad1 (29. g3 $15 Rxb3 30. Rxd6 Rxd6 31. axb3 Ne2+ 32. Kf2) 29... d5 30. g3 Nh3+ 31. Kg2 Ng5 $1 32. Rc1 Rb5 33. Re1 Nf7 34. Nd1 (34. g4 $15) 34... Rba5 35. Nc3 d4 36. Na4 Rxa4 37. bxa4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRN} Ne5 38. Rc1 Nd7 39. Rb2 {Threatening Rb7.} e5 40. Rb7 Ke6 41. Rxd7 $2 (41. h3) 41... Kxd7 $19 42. Rxc5 {KR-KR} Kd6 ({Inferior is} 42... Rxa4 43. Rxe5 Rxa2+ 44. Kf1 $11) 43. Rc4 Rb6 44. a3 Rb2+ 45. Kg1 d3 {[#] ( -> ...d2)} 46. Kf1 Rb1+ {Precision: White = 40%, Black = 64%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8"] [White "Povah, Nigel E"] [Black "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "2284"] [BlackElo "2535"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,92,0,0,-10,0,0,6,0,12,0,0,-2,0,-7,-10,-9,-16,-12,27,-21,0,-8,-18,-52, -39,-62,-49,-47,-56,-77,-50,-38,0,0,0,0,36,-101,-86,-117,-66,-33,0,-31,-7,-17, 2,-43,-63,-48,-36,-41,-43,-40,28,-79,-84,-87,-84,-90,-88,-104,-112,-121,-116, -151,-128,-230,-179,-398,-364,-335,-124,-466,-284,-451,-415,-675,-662,-1167, -813,-29984,-652,-631,-631]} 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 g6 (3... Nf6 4. Bd3 c5 5. b3 Nc6 6. Bb2 Bd6 7. a3 O-O 8. O-O b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. f4 Ne4 11. Nd2 Ne7 12. Bxe4 dxe4 13. Ndc4 Bc7 14. dxc5 b5 15. Nd6 Bxd6 16. cxd6 {1-0 (46) Bosiocic,M (2624)-Ragger,M (2657) Katowice 2017}) 4. Bd3 Bg7 5. b3 c5 6. c3 $146 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} ({Predecessor: } 6. O-O Nc6 7. Bb2 Nge7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Ne5 Qa5 10. Ndf3 Nb4 11. Be2 f6 12. Nd3 Nxd3 13. Bxd3 {1/2-1/2 (49) Ivanova Skripova,T (2095)-Roschina,T (2315) St Petersburg 1996}) 6... Nd7 7. O-O Ne7 8. Ba3 {The position is equal.} b6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Bxe4 Rb8 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Rc1 Ba6 13. Re1 $1 Qc7 14. Qc2 Rbc8 15. c4 Rfe8 16. Bb2 cxd4 $1 17. Bxd4 e5 $1 {[%cal Re5d4]} 18. Bb2 f5 19. Bd3 Nc6 { Hoping for ...Nb4.} 20. Bf1 Nc5 21. a3 Ne6 22. b4 $1 Bb7 23. Nb3 (23. c5 $14) 23... e4 $17 24. Nfd2 Ncd4 ({Black should play} 24... Ne5 $17 25. c5 Nd3 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 26. Bxg7 Nxe1 27. Rxe1 Qxg7) 25. Qb1 $15 Be5 26. h3 Qg7 {aiming for ...Nxb3.} 27. Nxd4 Nxd4 28. Ba1 Qh6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] ...Qf4 is the strong threat. Black is more active.} 29. Rcd1 $1 Qf4 {[%csl Ge5][%cal Rf4h2]} 30. g3 Qg5 {White must now prevent ...Bxg3!} 31. Bg2 $1 Red8 (31... Qf6 $15) 32. c5 ( 32. Nb3 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Qf6 33. Nxd4 Bxd4 34. Rxd4 Rxd4 35. Qc2) 32... Bd5 $17 {[%cal Bb7d5,Bd5f7,Bf7c4,Bc4d3][%mdl 32]} 33. cxb6 axb6 34. Nf1 Bf7 35. h4 Qf6 36. Ne3 h5 37. Nf1 Kh7 38. a4 (38. Ne3 $17) 38... Bc4 {And now . ..Bd3 would win.} 39. Ne3 $2 (39. Rd2) 39... Bd3 $19 40. Qa2 Rd7 $2 (40... f4 $19 41. Nd5 Rxd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 42. Qxd5 fxg3 43. fxg3 Rc2 44. Qd7+ Kh6) 41. Nd5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (41. f4 $17 {is more resistant.} Ne2+ 42. Kh2 Bxa1 43. Rxa1) 41... Qd6 42. Bxd4 (42. Ne3 {keeps fighting.}) 42... Bxd4 43. Nf4 (43. Ne3 $142 f4 44. gxf4 Qxf4 45. Qe6) 43... Rc2 44. Qb3 Bxf2+ 45. Kh2 {[#]} Bxe1 ( 45... Bxg3+ $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 46. Kxg3 g5 47. hxg5 {[#]} h4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 48. Kh2 Qxf4+ 49. Kh1 Qf2 50. Qxc2 Qxc2 51. Bh3 e3 52. Bg2 h3 53. Bf3 Qf2 54. Bc6 Be4+ 55. Bxe4 Rxd1 56. Rxd1 fxe4 57. g6+ Kh6 58. Rg1 Kg7 59. Rg4 e2 60. Rg5 e1=Q+ 61. Rg1 Qfxg1#) 46. Rxe1 Rc4 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 47%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E40"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2533"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "216"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:01:58]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:57]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:04:24]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 5. a3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:01:38]} 6. bxc3 { [%emt 0:00:03]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 7. a4 {[%emt 0:02:53]} O-O {[%emt 0:03:57]} 8. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 9. a5 {[%emt 0:04:23]} Ba6 { [%emt 0:03:12]} 10. axb6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} axb6 {[%emt 0:02:24]} 11. Bd3 { [%emt 0:00:39]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:10:45]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:07:50]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00: 39]} 13. Nd2 {[%emt 0:05:36]} e5 {[%emt 0:03:42]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:55]} c5 { [%emt 0:14:00]} 15. Re1 {[%emt 0:08:43]} Re8 {[%emt 0:03:06]} 16. Bf1 {[%emt 0: 03:00]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:07:23]} 17. Qb3 {[%emt 0:02:12]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 18. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Qc2 {[%emt 0:06:29]} f5 { [%emt 0:01:34]} 20. Ra3 {[%emt 0:03:20]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 21. d5 {[%emt 0: 01:27]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 22. Rea1 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:02:42]} 23. f3 {[%emt 0:02:45]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 24. Rxa3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} exf3 { [%emt 0:01:21]} 25. Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} fxg2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 26. Bxg2 { [%emt 0:00:17]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 27. Qg5 {[%emt 0:03:02]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:02: 48]} 28. Ra1 {[%emt 0:06:13]} Be2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 29. Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:37]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 30. Be6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} e4 {[%emt 0:03:43]} 31. Bc1 {[%emt 0: 04:24]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:12:25]} 32. Ra2 {[%emt 0:04:31]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 33. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b5 {[%emt 0:04:03]} 34. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Qe7 {[%emt 0: 07:33]} 35. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 36. Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00: 04]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 37. Rf5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Qxg5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 38. Rxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 39. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Bd3 { [%emt 0:00:43]} 40. Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 41. h4 {[%emt 0: 03:39]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:04:14]} 42. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bc4 {[%emt 0:04:01]} 43. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:02:30]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 44. Rd4 {[%emt 0:02:11]} Ke5 { [%emt 0:00:07]} 45. e4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 46. Bh3 {[%emt 0: 08:18]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:04:59]} 47. Bg2 {[%emt 0:03:48]} h6 {[%emt 0:05:51]} 48. Kg3 {[%emt 0:08:19]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 49. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} g5 {[%emt 0: 01:27]} 50. hxg5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 51. Kg4 {[%emt 0:04:37] } Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 52. Rd2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:01:07]} 53. Bg2 { [%emt 0:04:05]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:03:30]} 54. d6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bxg2 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 55. d7 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxe4+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} 56. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Rh1+ {[%emt 0:00:36]} 57. Kxg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 58. Kh6 { [%emt 0:02:39]} Rg6+ {[%emt 0:03:03]} 59. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 60. d8=Q {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 61. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 62. Rb8 {[%emt 0:03:31]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 63. Re8 { [%emt 0:00:32]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 64. Re7 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:03: 06]} 65. Kh6 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 66. Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 67. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 68. Ke5 { [%emt 0:00:06]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 69. Rg7 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:00: 54]} 70. Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 71. Kd6 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 72. Ke5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 73. Rc8 { [%emt 0:00:10]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 74. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00: 38]} 75. Rc5 {[%emt 0:02:43]} Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 76. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 77. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 78. Kf3 { [%emt 0:00:31]} Be2+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} 79. Kf4 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:00: 11]} 80. Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 81. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 82. Rh7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 83. Rg7 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 84. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00: 42]} 85. Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 86. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 87. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:01:21]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 88. Rc5 { [%emt 0:00:59]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 89. Rg5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:00: 14]} 90. Rh5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 91. Rg5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 92. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 93. Kg3 { [%emt 0:00:03]} Be4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 94. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00: 43]} 95. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 96. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 97. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 98. Rc6 { [%emt 0:01:05]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 99. Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:00: 14]} 100. Rg1 {[%emt 0:02:10]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 101. Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 102. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 103. Kf4 { [%emt 0:01:04]} Bh1 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 104. Rh7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bg2 {[%emt 0:00: 13]} 105. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 106. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bg8 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 107. Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 108. Rf8 { [%emt 0:00:16]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Bick, Gabriel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2416"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "125"] [EventDate "2018.03.14"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,125,31,25,21,-2,0,0,19,0,51,51,49,35,49,49,51,50,47,49,63,53,40,38, 60,45,93,93,94,93,93,93,93,93,93,96,95,95,103,83,83,63,64,64,92,65,66,66,110, 110,110,118,120,66,120,114,115,64,118,118,115,119,120,0,122,80,118,80,80,0,97, 48,48,48,250,246,322,325,311,301,283,241,433,433,426,417,606,608,621,568,641, 631,581,568,1074,583,1689,1562,1181,812,701,675,633,612,612,535,5181,29953, 29997,29986,29994,29977,29982,29983,29988,29989,29989,29990]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 c5 3. d5 Ne4 4. h4 g6 5. Nd2 Nxg5 6. hxg5 {LiveBook: 13 Games. A45: Trompowsky Attack} d6 7. e3 Bg7 8. c3 {The position is equal.} Nd7 9. Ngf3 Ne5 ({Black should play} 9... Kf8 $11) (9... a6 10. a4 b6 11. Bc4 Bb7 12. e4 O-O {1-0 (46) Rapport,R (2716)-Boruchovsky,A (2517) Caleta 2015}) 10. Nxe5 $14 Bxe5 11. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Qa4 {1-0 (46) Feldbacher,H (1970) -Uhlmann,H (2028) Bayern 2012}) 11... Bd7 12. Bb5 Bg7 13. Nc4 h6 14. gxh6 Rxh6 15. Rxh6 Bxh6 16. Qg4 Rb8 17. Ke2 a6 18. Bxd7+ Qxd7 19. Qh4 Bg7 20. Nb6 Qf5 { Strongly threatening ...Qc2+.} 21. e4 Qe5 22. Qg4 Rd8 23. Rh1 {[%cal Ba1h1, Bh1h3,Bh3e3][%mdl 32]} e6 24. Kf1 Kf8 25. Rh3 {Threatens to win with Nc4.} Kg8 26. a5 exd5 27. exd5 Bf6 28. Re3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} Qg5 29. Qxg5 $1 Bxg5 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 30. Re4 Bf6 31. Nc4 (31. Ke2 $16) 31... Kg7 (31... Kf8 $1 $14) 32. g3 Kf8 {[#]} 33. Ke2 (33. Nb6 $1 $16) 33... Kg7 (33... Rd7 $1 $14) 34. f4 Kf8 35. Kf3 Kg7 36. Ke2 Kf8 $1 37. Kd3 Kg7 38. Re1 Kf8 39. Re4 Kg7 40. b4 cxb4 41. cxb4 Kf8 $2 {[#]} (41... Rd7 $14) 42. Nb6 $1 $18 Be7 43. Rc4 Ke8 44. Rc7 Rb8 45. Rc1 Bf6 $2 (45... g5 {keeps fighting.} 46. Nc8 gxf4) 46. Rc2 Be7 47. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Kd8 ( 47... f6 $142 48. Ke4 Bf8) 48. g5 Bf8 49. Ke4 Bg7 50. f5 gxf5+ 51. Kxf5 Be5 52. Rc4 Ba1 53. g6 fxg6+ 54. Kxg6 Ke7 55. Rc7+ Kd8 56. Rd7+ Ke8 57. Rh7 Kd8 58. Kf7 Bc3 {White mates.} 59. Rh4 Be1 60. Rc4 Bg3 61. Ke6 Bh2 62. Rg4 Be5 63. Nd7 { Precision: White = 66%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Kamsky, Gata"] [Black "Bick, Gabriel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2677"] [BlackElo "2416"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "125"] [EventDate "2018.03.14"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,125,17,20,15,0,0,0,16,2,38,47,46,37,57,50,58,53,54,50,55,56,58,54,63, 52,99,101,101,101,95,101,100,101,85,95,105,105,105,75,87,65,65,62,93,65,69,41, 108,107,112,107,114,77,114,107,107,77,122,123,124,127,127,0,118,77,120,77,77,0, 110,76,76,76,243,208,315,283,353,348,301,302,416,405,420,307,539,494,817,786, 808,660,1187,1014,1216,1128,1020,814,839,637,638,636,630,461,567,562,12835, 12833,29997,12842,29994,12837,12841,12837,29984,29985,12846,12846]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 c5 3. d5 Ne4 4. h4 g6 5. Nd2 Nxg5 6. hxg5 {LiveBook: 13 Games. A45: Trompowsky Attack} d6 7. e3 Bg7 8. c3 {The position is equal.} Nd7 9. Ngf3 Ne5 (9... a6 10. a4 b6 11. Bc4 Bb7 12. e4 O-O {1-0 (46) Rapport,R (2716) -Boruchovsky,A (2517) Caleta 2015}) 10. Nxe5 Bxe5 11. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Qa4 {1-0 (46) Feldbacher,H (1970)-Uhlmann,H (2028) Bayern 2012 }) 11... Bd7 12. Bb5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Bg7 13. Nc4 h6 14. gxh6 Rxh6 15. Rxh6 Bxh6 16. Qg4 Rb8 17. Ke2 a6 18. Bxd7+ Qxd7 19. Qh4 Bg7 20. Nb6 Qf5 {And now ...Qc2+ would win.} 21. e4 Qe5 22. Qg4 Rd8 23. Rh1 {[%cal Ba1h1,Bh1h3,Bh3e3][%mdl 32]} e6 24. Kf1 Kf8 25. Rh3 {Strongly threatening Nc4.} Kg8 26. a5 exd5 27. exd5 Bf6 28. Re3 Qg5 {[#]} (28... Qh2 $1 $14) 29. Qxg5 $1 $16 Bxg5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 30. Re4 Bf6 31. Nc4 Kg7 32. g3 Kf8 33. Ke2 Kg7 34. f4 Kf8 35. Kf3 Kg7 36. Ke2 Kf8 $1 37. Kd3 Kg7 38. Re1 Kf8 39. Re4 Kg7 40. b4 cxb4 41. cxb4 Kf8 $2 {[#]} (41... g5 $16) 42. Nb6 $1 $18 Be7 (42... g5 {was necessary.} 43. Rc4 Kg7) 43. Rc4 Ke8 44. Rc7 Rb8 45. Rc1 Bf6 46. Rc2 Be7 47. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Kd8 $2 (47... f6 48. Ke4 Kf7) 48. g5 Bf8 (48... Ke8 $142 49. Rh2 Bd8 50. Re2+ Be7) 49. Ke4 Bg7 50. f5 gxf5+ 51. Kxf5 Be5 52. Rc4 Ba1 53. g6 fxg6+ 54. Kxg6 Ke7 {intending ...Rg8+.} 55. Rc7+ Kd8 56. Rd7+ Ke8 57. Rh7 Kd8 58. Kf7 Bc3 59. Rh4 (59. Kf8 $142 Bg7+ 60. Rxg7 Rc8 61. Rd7#) 59... Be1 60. Rc4 (60. Re4 $142 Bh4 61. Rxh4 Ra8 62. Rh8+ Kc7 63. Nxa8+ Kd7 64. Nb6+ Kc7 65. Rc8#) 60... Bg3 61. Ke6 Bh2 62. Rg4 Be5 63. Nd7 { Precision: White = 71%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Loiseau, Quentin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D44"] [WhiteElo "2634"] [BlackElo "2427"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,53,17,50,0,51,41,54,46,33,41,116,29,25,0,742,734,709,684,1164,1156, 29991,29992,29992,29989]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 Nbd7 11. g3 Bb7 12. Bg2 Qb6 13. exf6 O-O-O 14. O-O c5 15. d5 b4 16. Na4 Qa6 { LiveBook: 90 Games. D44: Semi-Slav: Botvinnik System} 17. b3 (17. a3 $5 { [%cal Ra3b4]} Bxd5 18. Bxd5 $14) (17. dxe6 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Qc6+ 19. Qf3 Rxh2+ 20. Kxh2 Qxf3 21. e7 Bxe7 22. fxe7 Rh8+ 23. Bh4 Rxh4+ 24. gxh4 Qf4+ 25. Kh3 Qf3+ 26. Kh2 Qf4+ 27. Kh3 Qf3+ 28. Kh2 Qf4+ 29. Kh3 Qf3+ 30. Kh2 Qf4+ {1/2-1/2 (30) Jobava,B (2690)-Miroshnichenko,E (2606) chess.com INT 2018}) 17... exd5 $146 ({ Black should play} 17... c3 $11) ({Predecessor:} 17... c3 18. a3 Bxd5 19. Bxd5 Ne5 20. Nxc5 Bxc5 21. axb4 Qb5 22. Qc2 Rxd5 23. Qxc3 Rd3 24. Qxc5+ Qxc5 { 0-1 (34) Gromovs,S (2365)-Bentivegna,F (2340) Amantea 2010}) 18. a3 $14 { [%cal Ba2a3,Ba3b4,Bb4c5][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent axb4.} (18. Bxd5 Ne5 $17) 18... d4 $1 {White is slightly better.} 19. Bxb7+ Qxb7 20. axb4 {And now Qg4 would win.} c3 {[#]} (20... Ne5 $14 21. f4 Nd3) 21. Bf4 ({White has to play } 21. Qg4 $1 $16) 21... Bh6 $11 (21... Nxf6 22. Bg5 $16) 22. Bd6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has the initiative.} Be3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (22... Qc6 $11 23. Be7 ( 23. bxc5 Bd2 $11) 23... Rdg8 24. Nxc5 Bd2) 23. Nxc5 $18 Nxc5 24. bxc5 ({Not} 24. Bxc5 Rxh2 25. Qg4+ Kb8 $11) 24... Qe4 {[#] Threatens to win with ...Rxh2!} 25. Rxa7 Rdg8 26. Qa1 Qc6 27. Rc7+ {Precision: White = 42%, Black = 16%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Thorgeirsson, Jon Kristinn"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A12"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2298"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,53,19,3,27,15,51,45,63,62,57,52,72,69,124,117,143,140,150,140,166, 131,135,124,191,179,195,187,192,189,231,237,227,229,272,245,370,372,776,764]} 1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. g3 e6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. c4 c6 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Nbd7 9. Nbd2 {LiveBook: 72 Games} Qa5 {A12: English Opening: 1...c6 with b3 by White} (9... Qb6 10. Nh4 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Ne8 13. gxh5 Bxh4 14. h6 g6 15. Nf3 Bf6 16. Qd2 Qd8 17. Bxf6 Nexf6 {0-1 (43) Neiksans,A (2559)-Savchenko,B (2599) Wroclaw 2014}) 10. a3 Rfd8 11. Nh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qc2 Rac8 12. Rfc1 Qb6 13. b4 c5 14. e4 dxe4 15. dxe4 Bg6 16. b5 Qc7 17. Qc3 {1/2-1/2 (40) Siebrecht,S (2315)-Kemna,G Germany 1996}) 11... Bg6 {White is slightly better.} 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. Qc2 b5 14. b4 Qa6 (14... Qa4 $14 15. Qxa4 bxa4) 15. c5 $16 Qc8 16. Nb3 Re8 17. e4 Bd8 18. Bc3 e5 19. exd5 cxd5 (19... Nxd5 $16 20. Rae1 Bf6) 20. a4 $18 Qc6 21. axb5 Qxb5 22. Rfb1 a5 23. d4 ({Don't take} 23. bxa5 $6 Nxc5 24. Bxe5 Qxd3 $16) ({Less strong is} 23. Nxa5 Bxa5 24. bxa5 (24. Rxa5 Rxa5 25. bxa5 Qxc5 $14) 24... Qxc5 $14) 23... a4 24. Nd2 exd4 25. Bxd4 Re2 (25... Ne5 {was worth a try.} 26. Bf1 Qd7) 26. Bf1 Ne4 $2 {[#]} (26... Nf8 27. Qd1 Rxd2 28. Bxb5 Rxd1+ 29. Rxd1 Rb8 30. Bxa4 Rxb4) 27. Nxe4 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 2%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Yilmaz, Mustafa"] [Black "Adhiban, B.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A90"] [WhiteElo "2619"] [BlackElo "2650"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,61,27,22,34,13,16,10,16,16,13,14,59,47,50,20,39,24,21,16,37,22,29,0, 0,0,0,0,19,23,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c6 4. Nbd2 f5 5. g3 Nf6 6. Bg2 Bd6 7. Ne5 O-O 8. O-O b6 9. Ndf3 {A90: Dutch Defence: Miscellaneous and Modern Stonewall (with ...Bd6)} Ne4 10. Bf4 Qe7 11. Rc1 Bb7 12. Nd3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Bxf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Nd7 13. Qa4 a6 14. Bxd6 Qxd6 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Nfe5 Nef6 {0-1 (74) Roiz,M (2652)-Poluljahov,A (2505) Sochi 2012}) 13. gxf4 Nd7 14. Nfe5 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 c5 16. cxd5 Bxd5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. b3 Nf6 19. e3 Rac8 20. Qe2 Rfd8 21. Rfd1 Qb7 22. Bxd5 exd5 23. Rc2 Rc7 24. Rdc1 Rdc8 25. Qd3 g6 26. f3 {The position is equal.} Qb6 27. Kf2 Qe6 28. Qb5 {[%cal Rc2c5]} Qe7 29. Qd3 Qe6 30. Qb5 {[%cal Rc2c5]} Qe7 31. Qd3 { Precision: White = 48%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Lagarde, Maxime"] [Black "Nihal Sarin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2587"] [BlackElo "2534"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,91,12,42,0,0,0,0,0,18,0,6,0,43,38,41,44,43,53,49,52,52,57,93,65,58, 72,140,141,204,201,206,214,194,195,214,217,219,212,187,191,208,187,243,240,302, 295,295,159,179,184,304,235,452,331,784,758,683,183,276,270,333,320,405,414, 387,379,454,454,666,512,882,919]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3, Bc3e2,Be2d4][%mdl 32]} h5 {C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4} 11. Rd1 Be6 {[%cal Bc8e6,Be6d5,Bd5e4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 3 Games} (11... Be7 12. Ne2 Be6 13. Nf4 Bc8 14. Ne2 Be6 15. b3 a5 16. a4 Rd8 17. Bg5 Bd5 18. Bxe7 Kxe7 { 1-0 (49) Vachier Lagrave,M (2793)-Nakamura,H (2781) Caleta 2018}) 12. Ne2 Bd5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 12... Be7 13. b3 Rd8 14. Bb2 a6 15. Nd2 h4 16. c4 Bc8 17. Ne4 Rh6 18. Nf4 Bf8 19. Rxd8+ Kxd8 {0-1 (66) Alikulov,E (2232)-Begmuratov,A (2241) Novbahor 2012}) 13. Nfd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 Be7 15. b3 h4 16. Nf5 Be4 17. Nxe7 Kxe7 18. Rd4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Bxc2 19. Bg5+ Ke6 20. Rc1 Bg6 21. Bxh4 a5 22. Bg5 a4 23. b4 a3 {[#]} (23... Rhe8 $142) 24. f4 $1 $16 f6 (24... Rae8 $16) 25. exf6 $18 gxf6 26. Re1+ Kf7 27. Rd7+ Kg8 28. Bxf6 Rh7 29. Rd2 Bf7 30. Re3 Bd5 31. Rdd3 Ra4 (31... Kf7 $142) 32. Rxa3 Rxb4 33. Ra8+ Kf7 34. Be5 (34. Re7+ $18 Kxf6 35. Rxh7) 34... Rb1+ 35. Kh2 Rd1 (35... Rc1 {was worth a try.} 36. Re2 Rd1 37. Bxc7 Bc4) 36. Rc8 ({Worse is} 36. Bxc7 Rd2 $11) 36... Kg6 $2 (36... Ke6 37. Rb8 (37. Bxc7+ Kd7 $11) 37... Kf5 38. Rf8+ (38. Rxb7 Rd2 $18) 38... Ke6) 37. Rf8 Rf7 $2 (37... Bf7 38. a4 Rd7) 38. Rg8+ Kf5 39. Rg5+ (39. Bc3 $142 Rc1 40. Re5+ Kf6 41. Bb2) 39... Ke6 40. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Bxa2 41. h5 Bb1 42. g4 Rh7 43. Bc3+ Kf7 44. Rge5 {[#] White threatens Re7+ and mate.White is clearly winning.} Rd7 (44... Rd8 $142 45. f5 Bc2) 45. f5 b5 (45... c5 $142 46. Rxc5 Bc2) 46. Kg3 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 19%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A46"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2513"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,89,0,6,0,0,0,29,0,0,6,8,6,7,2,30,30,30,18,31,33,29,31,64,64,77,85,90, 83,106,102,95,95,95,73,78,87,82,57,54,15,69,18,33,25,23,23,23,23,22,26,29,29, 47,17,15,15,16,16,27,12,77,78,83,79,56,0,20,0,72,51,37,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 b5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Na6 6. c3 c5 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. a3 {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. b4 {The position is equal.} d6 12. e3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Nb3 Rc8 13. Nfd2 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Qb6 15. e3 Be7 {0-1 (42) Telljohann,S (2415) -Fedorchuk,S (2662) Aix les Bains 2011}) 12... Qb6 13. Qe2 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rac8 15. Rfc1 Nb8 16. Nb3 Be4 17. Nfd2 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Qb7+ 19. Qf3 Qxf3+ 20. Kxf3 Nd7 21. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4b5][%mdl 32]} Rxc1 22. Nxc1 e5 23. axb5 exd4 24. Rxa7 Ne5+ {[#]} 25. Ke2 $1 dxe3 26. fxe3 {b6 is the strong threat.} Rb8 27. Ne4 Rxb5 28. Nxf6+ ({Don't play} 28. Nxd6 $6 Rxb4 29. Nd3 Nxd3 $11) (28. Na2 {is interesting.} Nc6 29. Ra8+ Kh7 30. Nxf6+ gxf6 31. Kd3) 28... gxf6 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 29. Ra4 Kg7 ({Black should play} 29... Nc4 $11) 30. Nd3 (30. Na2 $14) 30... Kg6 31. h3 Rb8 32. Nf4+ Kf5 33. Nd5 Ke6 34. Ra5 f5 35. Nf4+ Kd7 36. Ra7+ Kc6 37. Ra6+ Kd7 $1 38. Nd5 Ke6 39. Ra5 Nc4 (39... Rc8 $11) 40. Rb5 Rc8 41. Nf4+ Kf6 42. Nd5+ Ke6 43. Nf4+ ({Better is} 43. h4 $11) 43... Kf6 44. Rd5 Ra8 45. Nh5+ {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Vaibhav, Suri"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2544"] [BlackElo "2713"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "285"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:11]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 4. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:03:06]} 5. a3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Qxc3 { [%emt 0:00:05]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 7. g3 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. f3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} d5 { [%emt 0:05:44]} 10. Nh3 {[%emt 0:07:05]} b6 {[%emt 0:13:18]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0: 03:36]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. cxd5 {[%emt 0:03:39]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 13. Bf4 {[%emt 0:04:20]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 14. dxc5 {[%emt 0:03:49]} d4 { [%emt 0:00:28]} 15. Qc2 {[%emt 0:04:29]} Na6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 16. c6 {[%emt 0: 23:20]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:11:07]} 18. Qa4 {[%emt 0:02:36]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:16:50]} 19. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Qxe2 { [%emt 0:00:21]} 20. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:07:22]} 21. Re7 { [%emt 0:01:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:09:49]} 22. Qd2 {[%emt 0:14:40]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:01: 49]} 23. b4 {[%emt 0:06:32]} Ncd7 {[%emt 0:06:18]} 24. Ng5 {[%emt 0:04:01]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:06:04]} 25. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qxa3 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 26. Ne4 { [%emt 0:09:17]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:06:00]} 27. Nf2 {[%emt 0:02:25]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01: 56]} 28. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 30. Rd3 {[%emt 0:02:55]} Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 31. Rd2 { [%emt 0:00:23]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 32. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} f5 {[%emt 0:01: 02]} 33. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 34. Nxd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 35. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. bxa5 { [%emt 0:00:39]} bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 37. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} a4 {[%emt 0:00: 42]} 38. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} a3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 39. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 40. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qb2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 41. Qxb2 { [%emt 0:07:37]} axb2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 42. Kf2 {[%emt 0:07:18]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00: 47]} 43. Bxg6 {[%emt 0:01:43]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 44. Nb1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:12:03]} 45. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. Ke3 { [%emt 0:00:09]} Rxh2 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 47. Kd3 {[%emt 0:03:39]} g5 {[%emt 0:00: 12]} 48. Kc3 {[%emt 0:05:50]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 49. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:02:59]} 50. g4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 51. Kxb2 { [%emt 0:00:18]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:01: 24]} 53. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 54. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Rg2+ {[%emt 0:02:05]} 55. Kc1 {[%emt 0:01:06]} g6 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 56. Ne3 { [%emt 0:00:42]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 57. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00: 06]} 58. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 59. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 60. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 61. Nd1 { [%emt 0:00:41]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:01:46]} 62. Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00: 34]} 63. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 64. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 65. Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 66. Bd8 { [%emt 0:00:24]} Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 67. Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00: 36]} 68. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:04:35]} 69. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 70. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 71. Kg2 { [%emt 0:00:31]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 72. Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} 73. Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 74. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 75. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 76. Ke2 { [%emt 0:00:16]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:02:02]} 77. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00: 53]} 78. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 79. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 80. Kf4 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 81. Nd3 { [%emt 0:00:45]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 82. Nf2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Ra5 {[%emt 0:00: 15]} 83. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 84. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 85. Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 86. Bb2 { [%emt 0:00:41]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 87. Bc1 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:01: 20]} 88. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 89. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 90. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 91. g5 {[%emt 0: 00:08]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:04:41]} 92. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 93. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 94. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rd1 { [%emt 0:00:30]} 95. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 96. Bd4 {[%emt 0: 00:02]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 97. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 98. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 99. Bf6 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Kg8 { [%emt 0:01:29]} 100. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 101. Ke6 { [%emt 0:00:06]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 102. Be7 {[%emt 0:02:07]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00: 08]} 103. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:59]} 104. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 105. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 106. Nd4 { [%emt 0:00:13]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 107. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 108. Nd8+ {[%emt 0:00:40]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 109. Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 110. Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 111. Be5 { [%emt 0:00:54]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 112. Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0: 00:12]} 113. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 114. Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:48] } Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 115. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 116. Ne5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 117. Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Rc1 {[%emt 0: 00:31]} 118. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 119. Ng4+ {[%emt 0:00: 51]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 120. Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 121. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 122. Nd6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg8 { [%emt 0:00:09]} 123. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 124. Bf6 { [%emt 0:00:18]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 125. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00: 48]} 126. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 127. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:43]} 128. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 129. Kd4 { [%emt 0:00:04]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} 130. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd2 {[%emt 0: 00:13]} 131. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 132. Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:31] } Kg8 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 133. Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 134. Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 135. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg8 {[%emt 0: 00:56]} 136. Kd6 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 137. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:43] } Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 138. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 139. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:33]} 140. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg8 {[%emt 0: 00:58]} 141. Ke5 {[%emt 0:04:36]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 142. Nh6+ {[%emt 0:00: 31]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 143. Ke4+ {[%emt 0:00:59]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Black "Shailesh, Dravid"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A49"] [WhiteElo "2535"] [BlackElo "2246"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,104,8,4,15,19,13,12,10,0,27,0,15,15,25,19,33,21,27,19,25,10,36,33,41, 24,30,30,43,35,92,80,105,103,108,59,133,64,44,-57,-50,-69,-69,-69,-72,-173, -164,-201,-202,-209,-202,-208,630,644,572,635,628,612,560,535,430,408,397,408, 769,706,12839,12839,12841,12842,12842,12843,12843,12843,12846,12847,12847, 12847,12848,12848,12849,12849,12850,12849,12850,12850,12850]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. d4 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. Nxd4 d5 9. c4 dxc4 10. bxc4 Qb6 11. Qc2 {LiveBook: 3 Games. A49: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 g3: Anti-King's Indian systems} (11. Qb3 Nfd7 12. Rd1 Nc5 13. Qxb6 axb6 14. Nc3 Na4 15. Rab1 Nxb2 16. Rxb2 Nc6 17. e3 Nxd4 18. exd4 Be6 19. Bxb7 {1/2-1/2 (65) Ivanchuk,V (2726)-Wang,H (2709) Huaian 2017}) 11... Nc6 12. c5 Qa6 13. Nd2 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Nd2 Bg4 15. Bf3 Bxf3 16. Nxf3 Rab8 17. Be5 Rb4 18. Rfc1 Nd5 {1-0 (37) Ju,W (2596)-Stefanova,A (2512) China 2017}) 13... Rd8 14. e3 Bd7 15. Rfd1 Rac8 16. Qc4 Qa5 17. N2b3 Qc7 18. Nb5 Qb8 19. Qf4 Qxf4 20. gxf4 a6 21. N5d4 Nxd4 22. Bxd4 Bc6 23. Na5 Bxg2 24. Kxg2 Ne4 (24... Nd5 $14) 25. Nxb7 $16 Rd7 {[#]} 26. Rab1 $1 Rcc7 27. Na5 Bxd4 { [#]} (27... Nxc5 $14 28. Bxc5 Rxd1 29. Rxd1 Rxc5 30. Rd8+ Bf8) 28. exd4 ({ White should try} 28. c6 $1 $16 {[%cal Rc6d7]} Rd6 29. Rxd4 Rxd4 30. exd4) 28... Nc3 $14 29. Rb8+ (29. c6 $1 $14 Rd6 30. Rb8+ Kg7 31. Re1) 29... Kg7 $15 30. Rd2 Rxc5 $1 31. dxc5 Rxd2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 32. a3 (32. Nc4 $17 Rxa2 33. Rd8) 32... Ne4 $19 33. c6 {And now c7 would win.} Rxf2+ 34. Kg1 { Strongly threatening Rb4.} Rc2 ({Don't go for} 34... Rxf4 $2 35. c7 $18) 35. Rb6 Ra2 $4 {[%mdl 8192]} (35... Nc3 $19 36. Rb4 Nb5) 36. c7 $18 Rc2 37. Rc6 Rxc6 38. Nxc6 {KN-KN} Nd6 {and if ...Nc8 works, Black does fine.} 39. Nxe7 Kf6 40. c8=Q Nxc8 41. Nxc8 {KN-KP} Kf5 (41... Ke6 $142 42. Kf2 Kd5) 42. Nd6+ { White is clearly winning.} Kxf4 43. Nxf7 {KN-K3P} h5 44. Kg2 g5 45. Nd8 Ke5 46. Kg3 Kd5 47. Nf7 Kc4 48. Nxg5 a5 49. Ne4 Kb3 50. Nc5+ Kc4 51. Nb7 a4 52. Kh4 Kd5 {Precision: White = 55%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Hjartarson, Johann"] [Black "Der Manuelian, Haik"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D31"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2279"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,51,21,34,21,21,76,75,75,70,141,145,145,139,141,147,149,111,220,224, 194,216,212,177,226,219,250,251,331,119,121,117,277,191,176,167,1479,1479]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Nge2 Nd7 8. f3 { D31: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav without ...Nf6 (+ Marshall Gambit and Noteboom) and Exchange Variation lines without ...Nf6} (8. Ng3 Bg6 9. Nh5 Bxh5 10. Qxh5 Ngf6 11. Qd1 Nf8 12. Bd3 Bd6 13. Bg5 Ne6 14. Bh4 g5 15. Bg3 h5 16. Qc2 h4 17. Bxd6 Qxd6 {0-1 (60) Ivanchuk,V (2726)-Bacrot,E (2725) Riadh 2017}) 8... Ngf6 9. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 3 Games} Bg6 10. h4 {[#] Strongly threatening h5.The position is equal.} h5 (10... h6 $1 $11) 11. g5 $16 Nh7 12. Bg3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Qd2 Nhf8 13. Bh3 Ne6 14. Bh2 Nb6 15. f4 Nc4 16. Qc1 Bd3 17. f5 Nxg5 18. hxg5 Bxg5 19. Nf4 Bxf4 {0-1 (19) Legky,N (2330) -Klovans,J Erevan (Armenia) 1980}) 12... Bf5 ({Black should try} 12... Nb6 $14) 13. Nf4 Nhf8 14. e4 dxe4 15. fxe4 Bg4 16. Be2 $40 {[%mdl 128] White has strong attack.} Bxe2 (16... Qb6 $16 {is a better defense.}) 17. Qxe2 $18 (17. Kxe2 Nb6 $14) 17... Ne6 18. Nxe6 ({But not} 18. Nxh5 $6 g6 $14) 18... fxe6 19. Qc4 Nf8 20. Be5 Rg8 21. O-O-O Bd6 22. Qe2 $2 (22. Rhf1 $18) 22... Bxe5 $16 23. dxe5 Qa5 $2 (23... Qe7 $16) 24. Qxh5+ g6 25. Qf3 {And now Rhf1 would win.} Nh7 $2 {[#]} (25... Rg7 26. Qg3 (26. Rhf1 Nd7 $16) 26... Nd7) 26. Rd7 $3 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 70%, Black = 20%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Praggnanandhaa R"] [Black "Navalgund, Niranjan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2507"] [BlackElo "2275"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} c6 {[%emt 0: 00:33]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:01:21]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 6. Bxf3 { [%emt 0:00:09]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 7. d3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:03] } 8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:02:56]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 9. e4 {[%emt 0:02:27]} dxe4 { [%emt 0:00:52]} 10. dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Nd2 { [%emt 0:01:34]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:05:38]} 12. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00: 22]} 13. a4 {[%emt 0:07:16]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 14. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Bf8 { [%emt 0:12:16]} 15. Nh4 {[%emt 0:08:50]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 16. b3 {[%emt 0: 07:34]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:08:41]} 17. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 18. Qc4 {[%emt 0:04:49]} b6 {[%emt 0:12:19]} 19. Rae1 {[%emt 0:11:28]} Rad8 { [%emt 0:09:33]} 20. Re2 {[%emt 0:04:23]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:19:44]} 21. Nf3 {[%emt 0: 07:27]} Rdd8 {[%emt 0:06:34]} 22. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:07:25]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 23. Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Bh6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 24. Rdd1 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Bg7 { [%emt 0:02:23]} 25. h4 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 26. Ng5 {[%emt 0: 07:41]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:03:16]} 27. Ba3 {[%emt 0:02:25]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 28. Bh3 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Rbd8 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 29. h5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Bf6 { [%emt 0:00:44]} 30. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 31. Rxd8 { [%emt 0:01:42]} Nbxd8 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 32. c3 {[%emt 0:04:24]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:05: 24]} 33. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 34. Rxd8+ {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nexd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35. Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 36. Bg4 { [%emt 0:01:19]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 37. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:36]} bxc5 {[%emt 0: 00:02]} 38. Kg2 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 39. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 40. Qa7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 41. Qd7 { [%emt 0:03:18]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:09:40]} 42. Qc8 {[%emt 0:15:18]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:02: 31]} 43. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 44. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qxb3 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 45. Nd6 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:13:15]} 46. Qe8 { [%emt 0:01:19]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 47. h6+ {[%emt 0:04:29]} Kxh6 {[%emt 0:00: 02]} 48. Qf8+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 49. Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:02:39]} 50. Qxc5 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Kxg4 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 51. Qe3 { [%emt 0:01:00]} Bh8 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 52. f3+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:00: 16]} 53. g4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Christiansen, Johan-Sebastian"] [Black "Adly, Ahmed"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "2486"] [BlackElo "2643"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,102,20,21,70,34,67,55,137,125,127,129,135,111,252,242,250,233,256, 255,291,272,319,292,323,297,339,336,431,446,465,439,604,593,537,328,352,271, 260,255,265,247,265,259,342,353,336,314,302,260,402,427,378,410,516,466,458, 375,356,326,295,303,370,269,275,224,265,216,565,537,972,971,963,961,954,951, 946,953,897,703,29995,29996,29996,29997,29997,29996,29998,29999,29999]} 1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. cxd4 d6 7. Bc4 Nb6 8. Bb5 Bd7 9. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3,Bc3d5,Bd5b6][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 150 Games} a6 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} (9... dxe5 10. dxe5 a6 11. Be2 Bg4 12. Be3 Qxd1+ 13. Rxd1 Nd7 14. Ng5 Bxe2 15. Kxe2 Ncxe5 16. f4 h6 17. fxe5 hxg5 {1/2-1/2 (116) Pourramezanali,A (2522)-Shanava,K (2545) Mersin 2016}) 10. Be2 (10. Bxc6 $5 bxc6 11. O-O $14) 10... Bf5 11. Nh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. d5 Nb4 12. Nd4 Bc8 13. e6 Qc7 14. exf7+ Kxf7 15. Qb3 a5 16. Be3 Nd7 17. Ne6 {1-0 (41) Horvath,T (2395)-Somogyi,I (2255) Hungary 1998}) 11... Bd7 {[#]} (11... Bc8 $14) 12. e6 $1 $16 {[%cal Re6d7][%mdl 512]} Bxe6 ({Don't go for} 12... fxe6 $2 13. Bh5+ g6 {[#]} 14. Nxg6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]}) 13. d5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 g5 (14... Bxd5 $16 15. Qxd5 e6) 15. Nf3 $18 ({Stronger than} 15. Bxg5 Qa5+ 16. Bd2 Qxd5 $17) 15... h6 16. O-O Bg7 17. Be3 {Bb6 is the strong threat.} Rc8 18. Nb6 Rb8 19. Qa4 O-O 20. h4 gxh4 21. Qxh4 Bf5 22. Rad1 Bg6 23. Bd3 Bxd3 24. Rxd3 f5 25. Qc4+ Kh8 26. g3 f4 27. gxf4 Qe8 {Black hopes to continue with ...Rg8.} 28. Nh2 Bxb2 {White must now prevent ...Rg8+.} 29. Kh1 Rg8 {aiming for ...Qg6.} 30. Qe6 {[%cal Re6h6]} Qh5 31. Rd5 Qh4 32. Qf5 Nb4 (32... Rbf8 {was worth a try.} 33. Qh5 Qxh5 34. Rxh5 Bd4) 33. Qh5 Qxh5 34. Rxh5 Nxa2 35. f5 Rg7 36. Rxh6+ Rh7 37. Rxh7+ Kxh7 38. Nd5 b5 39. Nf3 b4 40. Kg2 Kg7 41. Nd4 a5 $2 (41... b3 {is more resistant.} 42. Nxe7 Bc3) 42. Rh1 Rh8 {[#]} 43. f6+ $1 exf6 44. Nf5+ Kg6 45. Nde7+ Kf7 46. Rxh8 a4 47. Nc6 {Nd8+ would kill now.} a3 48. Nd8+ {White mates.} Kg6 49. Ne7+ Kg7 50. Rg8+ Kh7 51. Ne6 {[%cal Re6f8]} f5 52. Nf8# {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Cornette, Deimante"] [Black "Landa, Konstantin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C07"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,64,20,4,12,7,0,11,13,22,8,13,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd8 7. O-O Nc6 8. Nb3 a6 {C07: French Tarrasch: 3...c5, 4 Ngf3 and 4 exd5 Qxd5} 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 Qc7 11. Bb3 (11. Bd3 Nf6 12. Re1 Bd6 13. h3 O-O 14. Bg5 Be5 15. c3 h6 16. Nf3 Bxc3 {1-0 (51) Mamedov,R (2709)-Le,Q (2737) Huaian 2017}) 11... Bd6 12. Qh5 Nf6 {LiveBook: 7 Games. The position is equal.} 13. Qh4 Bd7 14. Bg5 O-O-O 15. Rad1 {[%cal Ba1d1,Bd1d3,Bd3c3][%mdl 32]} h6 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Rd3 $146 Kb8 18. Rc3 Qa5 $1 19. Qxf6 Qg5 20. Qxf7 Rhf8 21. Nxe6 Bxe6 (21... Qe5 $5 22. f4 $8 Bc5+ 23. Nxc5 Qd4+ 24. Kh1 Rxf7 25. Bxf7 Bb5 $11) 22. Qxe6 Bc5 $1 {[#] ( -> ...Rxf2!)} 23. Qe1 {Hoping for Rd3.} Rxf2 24. Rxf2 Bxf2+ 25. Kxf2 Rd2+ 26. Kf3 Qxg2+ 27. Ke3 $1 Qg5+ 28. Kf3 {[#] Threatens to win with Qg3+.} Qf5+ 29. Kg3 Qg6+ 30. Kf3 Qh5+ 31. Ke3 Qg5+ 32. Kf3 Qg2+ 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Black "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E51"] [WhiteElo "2427"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "94"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,94,10,14,-2,-2,-14,10,-35,-36,-27,-36,-37,-40,-54,-43,-66,-50,-83, -34,-31,-39,-68,0,7,13,22,26,37,40,19,58,25,27,15,57,18,25,27,32,26,42,32,18, 12,37,14,48,18,49,-17,-5,-10,-12,-12,-8,-18,-19,-10,-6,-30,-10,-18,0,-8,-8,-10, 0,0,0,0,8,8,8,0,43,0,755,0,0,-90,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd2 d5 6. Nf3 b6 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Rc1 {E51: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4...0-0 5 Nf3 d5} (8. Bd3 Bb7 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Ne5 Bd6 11. f4 c5 12. Be1 cxd4 13. exd4 Ne4 14. Nb5 Be7 15. Rc1 a6 16. Rc7 Nxe5 17. fxe5 Bc8 {0-1 (43) Esipenko,A (2564) -Yu,Y (2751) Riadh 2017}) 8... a6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 9. Qb3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. O-O Bd6 11. Ne5 c5 12. f4 Nc6 13. Ng4 Be7 14. Ne5 {1/2-1/2 (14) Gretarsson,H (2571)-Xu,Y (2465) Reykjavik 2017}) 9... c5 10. Be2 {The position is equal.} Be6 11. O-O Nc6 12. Qc2 c4 13. Ne5 Ne7 14. Bf3 Rc8 15. Qa4 Bd6 16. Ne2 Bxe5 17. dxe5 Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7e5,Be5d3][%mdl 32]} 18. Bc3 Qc7 (18... Ng6 $15) 19. Qa3 $11 Ng6 20. Rcd1 Ndxe5 21. Bxd5 Nd3 22. Be4 Nc5 23. Ng3 Ne5 24. Bd4 Ned7 25. Qc3 f6 26. Bf5 b5 27. b3 cxb3 28. Bxe6+ Nxe6 29. Qxb3 Rfe8 30. Nf5 g6 31. Ng3 Kg7 32. Ne4 (32. Ba1 $14) 32... Nxd4 33. Rxd4 Rxe4 34. Rxe4 {[#] Hoping for Re7+.} Nc5 35. Qc2 Nxe4 36. Qxe4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qd7 37. h3 Rc4 38. Qb1 Qd2 39. Rd1 Qc2 40. Qb3 b4 41. Rd7+ Kh6 42. Ra7 Qe2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Threatens to win with ...Rc2. White is under pressure.} 43. Kh2 f5 44. a3 a5 45. Rxa5 bxa3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (45... Rc2 $11 46. Qxb4 Qxf2 47. Qf4+ Qxf4+ 48. exf4 Rc4) 46. Qxa3 $2 (46. Ra7 $1 $18 Rh4 47. f3) 46... Qxf2 {White must now prevent ...Rc2.} 47. Qb3 (47. Qf8+ $11 Kh5 48. Qf7) 47... Qe2 {Precision: White = 43%, Black = 36%.} (47... Rc2 $17 {[%csl Gc2][%cal Rf2g2]} 48. Qd5 Re2) 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Sundararajan, Kidambi"] [Black "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Result "*"] [ECO "E51"] [WhiteElo "2427"] [BlackElo "2620"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "94"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} e6 {[%emt 0: 00:13]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:29]} 5. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:42]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0: 00:14]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 7. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 8. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} a6 {[%emt 0:09:22]} 9. Qb3 {[%emt 0:10:25]} c5 {[%emt 0: 02:53]} 10. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Be6 {[%emt 0:07:26]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:07:12]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:05:20]} 12. Qc2 {[%emt 0:12:43]} c4 {[%emt 0:21:33]} 13. Ne5 { [%emt 0:06:15]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 14. Bf3 {[%emt 0:07:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:06: 16]} 15. Qa4 {[%emt 0:10:38]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:09:05]} 16. Ne2 {[%emt 0:09:26]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:03:42]} 17. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 18. Bc3 { [%emt 0:04:31]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 19. Qa3 {[%emt 0:04:00]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:05: 38]} 20. Rcd1 {[%emt 0:06:32]} Ndxe5 {[%emt 0:05:34]} 21. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 22. Be4 {[%emt 0:05:09]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:03:08]} 23. Ng3 { [%emt 0:02:53]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 24. Bd4 {[%emt 0:02:28]} Ned7 {[%emt 0:05: 59]} 25. Qc3 {[%emt 0:01:19]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 26. Bf5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} b5 { [%emt 0:00:07]} 27. b3 {[%emt 0:01:43]} cxb3 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 28. Bxe6+ { [%emt 0:00:29]} Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 29. Qxb3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0: 03:10]} 30. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 31. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 32. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 33. Rxd4 { [%emt 0:00:05]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 34. Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc5 {[%emt 0: 00:02]} 35. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 36. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:03] } Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 37. h3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 38. Qb1 { [%emt 0:01:13]} Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:13]} 39. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Qc2 {[%emt 0:00: 04]} 40. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 41. Rd7+ {[%emt 0:03:16]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 42. Ra7 {[%emt 0:06:41]} Qe2 {[%emt 0:03:26]} 43. Kh2 { [%emt 0:07:07]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 44. a3 {[%emt 0:03:28]} a5 {[%emt 0:13:01]} 45. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} bxa3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 46. Qxa3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxf2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 47. Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qe2 * [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Black "Can, Emre"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2603"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,128,9,10,17,13,40,31,22,19,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-48,26,32,20,22,29,37,9,-33, -32,-20,0,-36,0,-44,43,14,29,-56,-57,-57,-51,-58,-74,-133,-123,-114,-110,-138, -156,-140,-171,-150,-122,-155,-102,-177,-146,-155,-144,-172,-93,-162,-152,-154, 0,-133,0,-147,-130,-129,-137,-225,-224,-200,-198,-236,-223,-228,-235,-225,-227, -210,-183,-194,-190,-198,-160,-222,-222,-222,-222,-239,-184,-668,-675,-685, -667,-633,-627,-607,-496,-675,-521,-29974,-29975,-29974,-29975,-29973,-29974, -29974,-29972,-29980,-1814,-29981,-29982,-29993,-29987]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c3 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 b6 7. Bc4 Bb7 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} 8. Bxd5 (8. O-O d6 9. Bg5 Be7 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Qe2 Ng6 13. Rad1 Nc6 14. exd6 Qxd6 15. d5 exd5 16. Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (59) Wang,H (2709)-Andreikin,D (2712) Huaian 2017}) 8... Bxd5 9. Nc3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bb7 {The position is equal.} 10. O-O Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... d5 11. Bg5 Qd7 12. Rc1 h6 13. Bh4 Nc6 14. Re1 Ne7 15. Qe2 {0-1 (45) Vaibhav,K (1899)-Sriram,J (2457) New Delhi 2008}) 11. d5 Bb4 12. Bg5 Qb8 13. Nb5 Bxd5 14. Qa4 Bb7 $1 15. Rfd1 Bc5 16. b4 Nxb4 ( 16... Bxb4 $15 17. Bd2 Bf8) 17. Nd6+ $11 Bxd6 $1 18. Rxd6 Nc6 {Hoping for ... Nxe5!} 19. Rad1 h6 20. Qh4 Qc7 21. Qh5 Rf8 22. Bh4 g5 23. Bg3 O-O-O (23... Ne7 $15) 24. Qxh6 g4 25. Nd2 (25. Nd4 $11 Nxd4 26. R6xd4) 25... Ne7 $15 {...Nf5 is the strong threat.} 26. Qf4 Nf5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is more active.} 27. Rd3 Qc6 {[%csl Gb7][%cal Rc6g2] [#]} 28. f3 ({White should try} 28. Nf3 $1 { [%mdl 512]}) 28... gxf3 29. Nxf3 {Strongly threatening Rc1.} Kb8 30. Bh4 Nxh4 31. Qxh4 Rg8 32. Qf4 Qc5+ 33. Kh1 Bc6 (33... Bd5 $142 34. h3 Rc8) 34. R3d2 (34. Ng5 $17 {might work better.}) 34... Rg7 35. Nd4 Bb7 36. Nf3 Qc6 ({Better is} 36... Qc7 $19 37. Qf6 Bxf3 38. Qxg7 Bxd1 39. Rxd1 Qc2) 37. Rd6 (37. h4 $17 { is a better defense.}) 37... Qc2 $19 {[%csl Gg7][%cal Rc2g2]} 38. R6d2 Qc6 39. Rd6 $1 {[%cal Rd6c6]} Qc2 {[%csl Gg7][%cal Rc2g2]} 40. R6d2 Qg6 41. Qf6 Rdg8 { And now ...Qxf6 would win.} 42. Rf1 (42. Qxg6 $17 {was called for.} Rxg6 43. Rxd7) 42... Qxf6 43. exf6 Rg6 44. h4 Rxf6 45. Rxd7 Rg4 46. Rd8+ Kc7 47. Rh8 Bxf3 48. gxf3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rg3 49. f4 Rg4 50. f5 (50. Kh2 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 50... Rxf5 51. Rxf5 exf5 {KR-KR} 52. h5 Kc6 53. h6 $2 (53. Kh2) 53... Kb5 54. Rh7 Rg6 55. Kh2 a5 56. Kh3 {White hopes to continue with Kh4.} f4 57. Kh4 f3 58. Kh5 Rf6 59. Kg5 {[#]} f2 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 60. Kxf6 f1=Q+ 61. Kg7 Qf5 62. Rh8 Qg6+ 63. Kf8 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 64. h7 f4 { Precision: White = 49%, Black = 62%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Thavandiran, Shiyam"] [Black "Grigoriants, Sergey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B18"] [WhiteElo "2399"] [BlackElo "2568"] [Annotator "RC"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} d5 {[%emt 0: 00:09]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 4. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 5. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 6. Nh3 { [%emt 0:01:25]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:05:13]} 7. Nf4 {[%emt 0:02:30]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00: 07]} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} e5 {[%emt 0:11:54]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:20:57]} Qe7 { [%emt 0:13:13]} 10. Nxg6 {[%emt 0:01:43]} hxg6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 11. Be3 { [%emt 0:05:11]} exd4 {[%emt 0:13:11]} 12. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Qxe2+ {[%emt 0: 00:30]} 13. Bxe2 {[%emt 0:02:21]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:06:16]} 14. O-O-O {[%emt 0:01: 36]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 15. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 16. h3 {[%emt 0:03:41]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:03:36]} 17. Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Re8 {[%emt 0: 00:13]} 18. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:07:40]} Rxe1 {[%emt 0:08:33]} 19. Rxe1 {[%emt 0:01: 22]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 20. Ne2 {[%emt 0:16:02]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 21. Nc3 {[%emt 0:03:18]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 22. Ne2 {[%emt 0:02:30]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:01: 13]} 23. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B46"] [WhiteElo "2369"] [BlackElo "2542"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,84,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. f4 a6 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 d5 9. O-O Nf6 10. Qe2 Be7 {B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6} 11. Kh1 (11. Bd2 O-O 12. Rae1 Re8 13. Kh1 Bf8 14. e5 Nd7 15. Na4 g6 16. c4 Nc5 17. Nxc5 Bxc5 18. Rc1 {1-0 (44) Sutovsky,E (2673)-Pichot,A (2552) Caleta 2018}) 11... c5 12. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3, Bb3c4][%mdl 32]} Bb7 13. Bb2 O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games. The position is equal.} 14. Rae1 {[#]} c4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 15. bxc4 {And now exd5 would win.} dxe4 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 Bxe4 18. Qxe4 {Hoping for f5.} Rac8 $146 19. Rf3 Qxc4 20. Qe5 {[%csl Gb2][%cal Re5g7]} f6 $1 {[%cal Rf6e5]} ({Wrong is} 20... Bf6 $2 {[#] } 21. Qxf6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qc3 22. Bxc3 $18) 21. Qxe6+ Qxe6 22. Rxe6 Rxc2 23. Rxe7 {aiming for Rb3.} Rxb2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 24. h4 Rxa2 25. Rg3 g6 (25... Ra1+ {seems wilder.} 26. Kh2 Rf7 27. Re8+ Rf8 28. Re7) 26. h5 Rf7 27. Re8+ Kg7 28. hxg6 hxg6 29. f5 g5 30. Rh3 {White wants to mate with Reh8.} Ra4 31. Reh8 {[%csl Gh8][%cal Rh3h7]} Rh4 $1 32. R8xh4 gxh4 33. Rxh4 {KR-KR} Ra7 34. Rg4+ Kf7 35. Ra4 a5 36. Kh2 Ke7 37. g4 Kd6 38. Kg3 Kc5 39. g5 $1 { [%cal Rg5f6]} fxg5 40. Kg4 $1 Kb5 41. Ra1 a4 42. Kxg5 Kb4 {Precision: White = 93%, Black = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Bisby, Daniel L"] [Black "Abdusattorov, Nodirbek"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2339"] [BlackElo "2518"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,82,9,31,0,0,-15,0,0,16,0,34,0,40,-93,-41,-100,26,-25,-21,-47,-16,-25, -24,-12,-27,-77,-86,-67,-85,-92,-99,-100,-40,-28,0,-39,-56,-63,-60,-189,-189, -191,-186,-191,-171,-286,-292,-296,-271,-333,-330,-343,-56,-222,-91,-343,-335, -479,-459,-430,-445,-625,-610,-628,-615,-616,-555,-843,-734,-5910,-5797]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O e6 5. d3 d6 6. e4 c5 7. Nbd2 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 22 Games. A05: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 Nf6} (7... Be7 8. a4 b4 9. Re1 Nbd7 10. c3 O-O 11. d4 cxd4 12. cxd4 a5 13. e5 {1/2-1/2 (13) Stevic,H (2596)-Palac,M (2581) Opatija 2015}) 8. h3 Be7 9. Nh2 d5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor: } 9... Qb6 10. b3 O-O 11. a4 a6 12. Bb2 Ne8 13. Ng4 {1/2-1/2 (22) Egger,T (2233)-Pribyl,J (2374) Bayern 2006}) 10. Qe2 d4 11. f4 e5 12. Ndf3 Qc7 13. f5 ( 13. fxe5 $14 {keeps the upper hand.} Nxe5 14. Bf4) 13... h6 (13... c4 $17 14. a4 b4) 14. g4 (14. a4 $15) 14... g5 (14... c4 $17 15. a4 b4) 15. a4 ({White should try} 15. fxg6 $1 fxg6 16. Nh4) 15... a6 $11 16. Bd2 c4 17. axb5 axb5 18. Rxa8+ Bxa8 19. h4 gxh4 20. Ra1 Bb7 21. Be1 Rg8 22. Nxh4 cxd3 (22... b4 $17 23. dxc4 {[#]} b3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 24. cxb3 Qb6) 23. cxd3 $15 Qd8 24. Kf1 b4 25. Bf3 Qb6 {...Nc5 is the strong threat.} 26. Bd2 ({Better is} 26. Qd1 $15) 26... Nc5 27. Ng2 Ba6 28. Ne1 Nfd7 29. g5 (29. Kg2 {was worth a try.}) 29... Bxg5 $19 ({ Don't play} 29... hxg5 30. Ng4 $19) 30. Bxg5 Rxg5 31. Ng4 h5 32. Nf2 Nf6 $2 ({ Black should play} 32... Nb3 $19 33. Rd1 Qh6) 33. Qc2 $2 (33. Qd2 $1 $15 Rg7 34. Qh6) 33... h4 (33... Rg3 $19 {and Black stays clearly on top. Strongly threatening ...h4.} 34. Be2 h4) 34. Rc1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (34. Qc1 $17 Rg7 35. Qh6) 34... Nfd7 35. Bg4 {[#]} (35. Ng4 {is a better defense.} Nxe4 36. Bxe4 Rxg4 37. Bc6) 35... Nxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Black is clearly winning.} 36. Nxe4 Rxg4 37. Qe2 (37. Qc6 $142 Qxc6 38. Rxc6 Rxe4 39. Rxa6) 37... Rf4+ 38. Kg1 { Now Ng2 and White clings on.} Qh6 {White must now prevent ...Rxe4!} 39. Rc7 h3 40. Nf3 Qg7+ 41. Kh2 {[#]} Rxe4 $1 {Precision: White = 13%, Black = 31%.} 0-1 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Kumar, Nikhil"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2277"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,60,25,0,14,22,22,14,22,15,21,3,24,15,22,21,25,22,25,18,27,22,45,10, 39,41,62,32,25,7,14,1,33,33,51,47,64,49,54,49,59,69,68,0,7,0,64,0,7]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Be2 O-O 5. O-O b6 6. c4 {A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} Bb7 7. Nc3 e6 (7... d6 8. b4 e5 9. dxe5 Nfd7 10. Bb2 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. Bf3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Na6 14. a3 Qh4 15. g3 Qxc4 {0-1 (64) Sargissian,G (2672)-Rapport,R (2707) Riadh 2017}) 8. b3 {LiveBook: 6 Games. White has an edge.} Ne4 9. Nxe4 Bxe4 10. Bb2 $146 ({Find the theoretical novelty and annotate with similar games:} 10. Nd2 Bb7 11. Bf3 Nc6 {1-0 (85) Abramov,L-Simagin,V Moscow (Russia) 1958}) 10... d6 11. Nd2 Bb7 12. Qc2 Nd7 13. Rad1 Qe7 14. Bf3 Bxf3 15. Nxf3 a5 16. Rfe1 Rfe8 17. h3 Ra7 18. Re2 a4 19. b4 c6 20. a3 b5 21. cxb5 cxb5 22. Qd3 Rb8 23. d5 {dxe6 is the strong threat.} e5 { [#] aiming for ...e4.} 24. e4 Qe8 25. Rc2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Nb6 26. Bc1 Nc4 27. Nd2 $1 {[%cal Rd2c4]} Nb6 28. Nf3 (28. Rc6 $14) 28... Nc4 $11 29. Nd2 (29. Be3 $11 Raa8 30. Nd2 Nxe3 31. Qxe3) 29... Nb6 $1 $14 30. Nf3 (30. Rc6 $14) 30... Nc4 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 45%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9"] [White "Mohota, Nisha"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "2272"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "104"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ISL"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/5400+30:1800+30"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 2. c3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nf6 {[%emt 0: 00:06]} 3. e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 6. d4 {[%emt 0:00: 30]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 7. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:38]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:34]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00: 52]} 10. Rd1 {[%emt 0:10:07]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:06:23]} 11. exd6 {[%emt 0:13:04]} Bxd6 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 12. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:06:37]} 13. bxc3 { [%emt 0:00:02]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 14. Ne5 {[%emt 0:06:00]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:06: 42]} 15. Bd2 {[%emt 0:08:02]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:03:29]} 16. Qf3 {[%emt 0:15:57]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:08:38]} 17. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bxh2+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 18. Kxh2 {[%emt 0:00:26]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 19. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:09:14]} Rc6 {[%emt 0: 01:06]} 20. Rh1 {[%emt 0:01:39]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 21. Kg1 {[%emt 0:21:39]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:03:49]} 22. Qxd8 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rxg2+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} 23. Kf1 { [%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd8 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 24. Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:05: 25]} 25. f4 {[%emt 0:05:44]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:02:16]} 26. Be1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 27. Rh5 {[%emt 0:01:30]} f6 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 28. Rc5 {[%emt 0: 00:46]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:02:34]} 29. Bf2 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:03:46]} 30. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Bxa2 { [%emt 0:00:54]} 32. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 33. Ra1 {[%emt 0: 00:29]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:04:10]} 34. Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bxa2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 35. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 36. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b5 { [%emt 0:00:25]} 37. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 38. f5+ {[%emt 0: 00:26]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Bg3+ {[%emt 0:01:14]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 40. Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 41. Ba7 {[%emt 0:06:01]} Bb1+ { [%emt 0:04:37]} 42. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 43. cxb4 {[%emt 0: 00:51]} axb4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 44. Bc5 {[%emt 0:02:13]} b3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 45. Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} h5 {[%emt 0: 00:37]} 47. Ba1 {[%emt 0:01:57]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 48. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 49. Kxh4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 50. Kg3 { [%emt 0:01:16]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 51. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00: 25]} 52. d5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 0-1

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[Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.14"] [Round "9.2"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Stefansson, Hannes"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2533"] [ECO "D31"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "3.Nc3"] [WhiteFideId "738590"] [BlackFideId "2300087"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Nf6 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c6 7. a4 O-O 8. Nf3 b6 9. a5 Ba6 10. axb6 axb6 11. Bd3 Qc8 12. O-O Nbd7 13. Nd2 e5 14. Bb2 c5 15. Re1 Re8 16. Bf1 Qb7 17. Qb3 Ne4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. Qc2 f5 20. Ra3 Qc7 21. d5 Nf6 22. Rea1 Bb7 23. f3 Rxa3 24. Rxa3 exf3 25. Qxf5 fxg2 26. Bxg2 Bc8 27. Qg5 Bg4 28. Ra1 Be2 29. Bh3 Kh8 30. Be6 e4 31. Bc1 Qb7 32. Ra2 Bxc4 33. Rf2 b5 34. Ba3 Qe7 35. Bxc5 Qxc5 36. Rxf6 Qe7 37. Rf5 Qxg5+ 38. Rxg5 g6 39. Rg4 Bd3 40. Rf4 Rd8 41. h4 Kg7 42. Kh2 Bc4 43. Rxe4 Kf6 44. Rd4 Ke5 45. e4 Ra8 46. Bh3 Ra2+ 47. Bg2 h6 48. Kg3 Ra6 49. Bf3 g5 50. hxg5 hxg5 51. Kg4 Ra1 52. Rd2 Rg1+ 53. Bg2 Bf1 54. d6 Bxg2 55. d7 Bxe4+ 56. Kh5 Rh1+ 57. Kxg5 Rg1+ 58. Kh6 Rg6+ 59. Kh5 Rg8 60. d8=Q Rxd8 61. Rxd8 Kf4 62. Rb8 Bd3 63. Re8 Be4 64. Re7 Bd3 65. Kh6 Be4 66. Kg7 Ke3 67. Kf6 Kd3 68. Ke5 Bg2 69. Rg7 Bf1 70. Rc7 Bg2 71. Kd6 Kc2 72. Ke5 Kd3 73. Rc8 Bf1 74. Kd6 Bg2 75. Rc5 Kc2 76. Ke5 Kd3 77. Kf4 Bf1 78. Kf3 Be2+ 79. Kf4 Bf1 80. Rc7 Bg2 81. Rg7 Bh1 82. Rh7 Bg2 83. Rg7 Bh1 84. Rg1 Bb7 85. Rg3+ Kc4 86. Rg7 Bh1 87. Rc7+ Kd3 88. Rc5 Bg2 89. Rg5 Bh1 90. Rh5 Bg2 91. Rg5 Bh1 92. Rc5 Bg2 93. Kg3 Be4 94. Kg4 Bg2 95. Kf5 Bf3 96. Rc8 Bg2 97. Ke5 Bf1 98. Rc6 Bg2 99. Rg6 Bh1 100. Rg1 Bb7 101. Rg3+ Kc4 102. Rg7 Bf3 103. Kf4 Bh1 104. Rh7 Bg2 105. Kg3 Bd5 106. Rd7 Bg8 107. Rd8 Bf7 108. Rf8 Be6 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8.1"] [White "Adhiban, Baskaran"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2650"] [BlackElo "2715"] [ECO "D15"] [Opening "QGD Slav"] [Variation "Slav gambit"] [WhiteFideId "5018471"] [BlackFideId "738590"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 b5 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. a4 b4 9. e5 bxc3 10. exf6 Bxf6 11. bxc3 Ba6 12. Ne5 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qxd1 14. Rxd1 Nd7 15. f4 Nb6 16. Rd6 O-O 17. Bf3 Nc8 18. Rxc6 Bb7 19. Rxc8 Raxc8 20. Bxb7 Rb8 21. Ba6 Rb3 22. Ba3 Rd8 23. Bb4 Rd2 24. Bxc4 Rbb2 25. Bf1 h5 26. a5 a6 27. Bc5 g6 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "7.1"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Lenderman, Aleksandr"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2600"] [ECO "B40"] [Opening "Sicilian defence"] [WhiteFideId "738590"] [BlackFideId "2021285"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 e6 3. c3 Nf6 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. O-O d5 6. e5 Nd7 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. d3 Be7 10. Re1 O-O 11. c4 f6 12. exf6 Bxf6 13. Nc3 Nb6 14. Na4 Nxa4 15. Qxa4 Qd6 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Bf4 Qb6 18. Re2 Be7 19. Be5 Qb5 20. Qg4 Rf7 21. Rd1 Bf8 22. Qh3 Be7 23. Qg3 d4 24. h4 h6 25. Nh2 h5 26. Qg6 c4 27. dxc4 Qxc4 28. Rc2 Qd5 29. Nf3 Bb7 30. Rxd4 Qxa2 31. Rc7 Qa1+ 32. Kh2 Bxf3 33. Rf4 Raf8 34. Rc8 Rf6 35. Rxf6 Bxf6 36. Bxf6 Rxc8 37. Qxg7# 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "6.3"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C79"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez"] [Variation "Steinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. Nf3 Nc6 2. e4 e5 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c3 Nxe4 7. d4 Bd7 8. Re1 Nf6 9. Bxc6 Bxc6 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Qxd8+ Kxd8 12. Nxe5 Be8 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6+ gxf6 15. Ng4 Be7 16. Na3 Bd7 17. Rad1 Kc8 18. Ne3 Be6 19. Nd5 Bd8 20. Nc4 a5 21. a4 Ra6 22. b3 Rc6 23. Nce3 Rd6 24. b4 Rg8 25. b5 Rd7 26. c4 c6 27. Nf4 Bb6 28. bxc6 bxc6 29. Rxd7 Bxd7 30. Rc1 Bd4 31. Rd1 Bc5 32. Nh5 Rg6 33. Ng3 Kc7 34. Ne4 Bb4 35. h4 f5 36. h5 Re6 37. Nd2 f4 38. Nc2 Rd6 39. Nxb4 axb4 40. Kf1 Bf5 41. c5 Rd5 42. Ke1 Bc2 43. Rc1 Re5+ 44. Kf1 b3 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5.5"] [White "Hamitevici, Vladimir"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2512"] [BlackElo "2715"] [ECO "A00"] [Opening "Anderssen's opening"] [WhiteFideId "13902393"] [BlackFideId "738590"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. a3 h6 2. c4 c6 3. d4 d5 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Nc6 7. e3 Bg4 8. Be2 Bxe2 9. Ngxe2 e6 10. h3 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Na4 Rc8 13. b4 Bd6 14. Rc1 Ne4 15. Nc5 Bxf4 16. Nxf4 Nxc5 17. Rxc5 b6 18. Rc3 Ne7 19. Rxc8 Qxc8 20. Qa4 a6 21. Nd3 Qb7 22. Rc1 Rc8 23. Rxc8+ Qxc8 24. Ne5 b5 25. Qa5 Nc6 26. Nxc6 Qxc6 27. g3 Kh7 28. Kh2 Kg6 29. Kg2 e5 30. Qd8 exd4 31. exd4 Qe6 32. Qa8 Kf5 33. Qa7 Ke4 34. Qc5 Kd3 35. Qc1 Qe4+ 36. Kg1 Qe2 37. Qb1+ Qc2 38. Qe1 Kc4 39. Qe8 Qb1+ 40. Kh2 Qf5 41. Qe3 Qe4 42. Qc1+ Kb3 43. Qa1 Qc2 44. Kg1 Qc3 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2535"] [ECO "E04"] [Opening "Catalan"] [Variation "open, 5.Nf3"] [WhiteFideId "738590"] [BlackFideId "12501255"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Nf3 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 c3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Ne1 Bd7 12. Nd3 Be7 13. Bb2 Rac8 14. Nb3 b6 15. c4 Rfd8 16. c5 Be8 17. Rac1 bxc5 18. Ndxc5 Rxd1+ 19. Rxd1 Nb4 20. a3 Nbd5 21. Rc1 Nd7 22. Bxd5 exd5 23. Nxd7 Rxc1+ 24. Bxc1 Bxd7 25. Be3 a6 26. Bc5 Ba4 27. Bxe7 Bxb3 28. Bc5 Bc4 29. Kf1 f5 30. Ke1 Kf7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3.1"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Nihal, Sarin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "IM"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2534"] [ECO "D45"] [Opening "QGD semi-Slav"] [Variation "Rubinstein (anti-Meran) system"] [WhiteFideId "738590"] [BlackFideId "25092340"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Ne5 Bb4 7. Bd2 O-O 8. Be2 c5 9. O-O cxd4 10. exd4 dxc4 11. Nxc4 Nb6 12. Bg5 Nxc4 13. Bxc4 Bd7 14. Qb3 Bxc3 15. bxc3 Bc6 16. Rfe1 Rc8 17. Bf1 a6 18. Re3 Qd5 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20. Qd1 b5 21. a4 Kh8 22. axb5 axb5 23. Rg3 Rg8 24. Ra7 e5 25. Qd2 exd4 26. cxd4 Rxg3 27. hxg3 Kg7 28. Qb4 Ra8 29. Rxa8 Bxa8 30. Qxb5 Qxd4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Cornette, Deimante"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteTitle "IM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2447"] [BlackElo "2715"] [ECO "C79"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez"] [Variation "Steinitz defence deferred (Russian defence)"] [WhiteFideId "12802859"] [BlackFideId "738590"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c4 Be7 7. d3 O-O 8. h3 Nd7 9. Nc3 Nc5 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. d4 exd4 12. Nxd4 Bd7 13. b3 Re8 14. Re1 Bf6 15. Bb2 a5 16. Rb1 Be5 17. Qd2 Qf6 18. Rbd1 Qg6 19. Kf1 a4 20. b4 Ne6 21. Nde2 a3 22. Bc1 Reb8 23. Kg1 Nf8 24. Kh1 Qe6 25. f4 Bf6 26. c5 Bh4 27. Rf1 Rxb4 28. cxd6 cxd6 29. Qxd6 Qxd6 30. Rxd6 Be7 31. Rdd1 Rc4 32. Rf3 Be8 33. Rd4 Rc5 34. Nb1 Ne6 35. Rd2 Rca5 36. Rdd3 Ra4 37. Bxa3 c5 38. Bc1 Bb5 39. Rd2 Bxe2 40. Rxe2 Nd4 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Der Manuelian, Haik"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2715"] [BlackElo "2279"] [ECO "D31"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "Charousek (Petrosian) variation"] [WhiteFideId "738590"] [BlackFideId "2084015"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. Qc2 Nf6 7. Nf3 g6 8. e3 Bf5 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nbd7 11. O-O-O O-O 12. h4 b5 13. h5 Nxh5 14. Rxh5 gxh5 15. Qf5 f6 16. Nh4 Rf7 17. Qxh5 b4 18. Nf5 Bf8 19. Ne2 Qa5 20. Kb1 b3 21. axb3 Qb5 22. Kc2 a5 23. Nc3 Qb7 24. g4 c5 25. g5 fxg5 26. Qxg5+ Kh8 27. Rg1 Bg7 28. Nd6 1-0

Gledura

[Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "9.17"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Thorgeirsson, Jon Kristinn"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzovich-Larsen attack"] [Variation "classical variation"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. g3 e6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. c4 c6 7. O-O O-O 8. d3 Nbd7 9. Nbd2 Qa5 10. a3 Rfd8 11. Nh4 Bg6 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. Qc2 b5 14. b4 Qa6 15. c5 Qc8 16. Nb3 Re8 17. e4 Bd8 18. Bc3 e5 19. exd5 cxd5 20. a4 Qc6 21. axb5 Qxb5 22. Rfb1 a5 23. d4 a4 24. Nd2 exd4 25. Bxd4 Re2 26. Bf1 Ne4 27. Nxe4 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8.6"] [White "Perelshteyn, Eugene"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2513"] [BlackElo "2632"] [ECO "C29"] [Opening "Vienna gambit"] [Variation "Paulsen attack"] [WhiteFideId "2012529"] [BlackFideId "712779"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. f4 d5 4. fxe5 Nxe4 5. Qf3 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Be7 7. d4 c5 8. Bd3 cxd4 9. cxd4 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Bb4 11. Rd1 Bxd2+ 12. Rxd2 Nc6 13. Ne2 Nb4 14. O-O O-O 15. Ng3 Qb6 16. c3 Nxd3 17. Rxd3 Qg6 18. h3 Bd7 19. Re3 Qg5 20. Nh5 Rac8 21. Nf4 Be6 22. Qf2 Qe7 23. Rg3 Kh8 24. Rf3 Rc7 25. Qg3 Rg8 26. Kh2 b5 27. Qe1 Rgc8 28. Rg3 Rc4 29. Rff3 b4 30. Nh5 bxc3 31. Rxg7 Rxd4 32. Qe3 Bg4 33. Qh6 Qxe5+ 34. Rg3 Bf5 35. Nf6 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "7.13"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Kavutskiy, Konstantin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "IM"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2383"] [ECO "B48"] [Opening "Sicilian"] [Variation "Taimanov variation"] [WhiteFideId "712779"] [BlackFideId "2026384"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8. f4 Bb4 9. Bd3 O-O 10. a3 Be7 11. h3 d6 12. O-O Nxd4 13. Bxd4 e5 14. Be3 exf4 15. Rxf4 Be6 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Nd7 18. Rc4 Qd8 19. Rb4 Qc7 20. Bf5 a5 21. Rb5 Ne5 22. Bb6 Qc4 23. a4 Bf6 24. b3 Qh4 25. Rf1 g6 26. Bf2 Qh5 27. Bd3 Bg5 28. Qe2 Qh6 29. Rxb7 f5 30. Bd4 Bf6 31. Kh1 f4 32. Qe4 Bg7 33. Be2 Rae8 34. Bb5 Rc8 35. Bd7 Rcd8 36. Be6+ Kh8 37. Rf3 g5 38. c4 Rde8 39. c5 Rxe6 40. dxe6 g4 41. e7 Rg8 42. Rxf4 gxh3 43. g3 Qh5 44. cxd6 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.10"] [Round "5.36"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Johannsson, Birkir Isak"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "1867"] [ECO "A07"] [Opening "Reti"] [Variation "King's Indian attack (Barcza system)"] [WhiteFideId "712779"] [BlackFideId "2314673"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Bxf3 Nf6 6. d3 Nbd7 7. O-O e6 8. Bg2 Bd6 9. e4 Qc7 10. Qe2 O-O 11. Nd2 e5 12. h4 Rad8 13. h5 h6 14. Re1 Rfe8 15. Nf1 Nc5 16. Qf3 dxe4 17. dxe4 Nh7 18. Ne3 Bf8 19. Nf5 Ne6 20. c3 Rd7 21. Be3 Red8 22. a4 a5 23. Bf1 Neg5 24. Qh1 Ne6 25. Bc4 Nc5 26. Qh4 Kh8 27. Kg2 b6 28. Re2 Nb7 29. Qg4 Nd6 30. Nxd6 Rxd6 31. f4 Rd1 32. Rxd1 Rxd1 33. Qf5 Rd7 34. fxe5 Re7 35. Bf4 Qd7 36. Rd2 Qe8 37. Rf2 Kg8 38. Be3 b5 39. axb5 cxb5 40. Bd5 Rc7 41. Bb6 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4.13"] [White "Doluhanova, Evgeniya"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "WGM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2275"] [BlackElo "2632"] [ECO "C88"] [Opening "Ruy Lopez"] [Variation "closed, anti-Marshall 8.a4"] [WhiteFideId "14112035"] [BlackFideId "712779"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 Bb7 9. d3 d6 10. Bd2 b4 11. a5 Rb8 12. c3 Bc8 13. Ba4 bxc3 14. Bxc3 Bd7 15. Na3 Nb4 16. Bxd7 Nxd7 17. d4 Bf6 18. Qd2 Nc6 19. d5 Na7 20. b4 Nb5 21. Nxb5 Rxb5 22. Rac1 Qa8 23. Qd3 Bd8 24. g4 g6 25. Bd2 f5 26. gxf5 gxf5 27. Ng5 Kh8 28. Qh3 Bxg5 29. Bxg5 Qa7 30. Be3 Qb7 31. Kh1 Rxb4 32. Bh6 Rxe4 33. Rxe4 Qxd5 34. Qg2 Rg8 35. Rg4 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3.13"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Kvetny, Mark"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "IM"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2408"] [ECO "A00"] [Opening "Van't Kruijs opening"] [WhiteFideId "712779"] [BlackFideId "24603929"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e3 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. b3 Be7 5. Bb2 b6 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O Bb7 9. d4 Ne4 10. Nbd2 Bf6 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. Ne5 Bxe5 13. dxe5 Qe7 14. Qc2 Na6 15. Bxa6 Bxa6 16. Rfc1 c5 17. Qxe4 Bb7 18. Qg4 Rad8 19. Rd1 Rxd1+ 20. Rxd1 Rd8 21. Rd6 h5 22. Qf4 Kf8 23. h4 Rxd6 24. exd6 Qe6 25. f3 Bc6 26. e4 g6 27. Be5 Ke8 28. g4 hxg4 29. fxg4 Kd7 30. h5 gxh5 31. gxh5 f6 32. Bxf6 Qxd6 33. Qg4+ Qe6 34. Qg7+ Kc8 35. Be5 Kd8 36. Qg5+ Ke8 37. Qf4 Qg8+ 38. Kf2 Qh7 39. Bb8 Qxe4 40. Qxe4+ Bxe4 41. Bxa7 Bb1 42. a3 Bc2 43. h6 Kf7 44. Bxb6 Bxb3 45. Bxc5 Bc2 46. Ke3 Ke6 47. Kd4 Kd7 48. Bd6 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "2.6"] [White "Bick, Gabriel"] [Black "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2416"] [BlackElo "2632"] [ECO "C50"] [Opening "Giuoco Piano"] [WhiteFideId "2084058"] [BlackFideId "712779"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a5 7. Nbd2 O-O 8. h3 Bd7 9. a4 Ne7 10. Re1 c6 11. d4 exd4 12. cxd4 Bb4 13. Bb3 d5 14. e5 Ne8 15. Re2 Nc7 16. Nf1 Ne6 17. Ng3 Ng6 18. Nh5 Nh4 19. Nf6+ gxf6 20. Nxh4 fxe5 21. Nf5 e4 22. Rxe4 dxe4 23. Bxe6 Kh8 24. Qg4 Rg8 25. Qxe4 Bxe6 26. Qe5+ f6 27. Qxe6 Rg6 28. Nh4 Rg8 29. Nf5 Rg6 30. Nh4 Rg8 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1.7"] [White "Gledura, Benjamin"] [Black "Kucuksari, Kaan"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "FM"] [WhiteElo "2632"] [BlackElo "2271"] [ECO "A15"] [Opening "English opening"] [WhiteFideId "712779"] [BlackFideId "6380166"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 d5 8. cxd5 exd5 9. d4 Nbd7 10. Bf4 c5 11. Rc1 Ne4 12. dxc5 Nxc3 13. Rxc3 bxc5 14. Qb3 Qb6 15. Qc2 Nf6 16. Nd2 h6 17. e4 Nxe4 18. Rb3 Qa6 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20. Rxb7 Qxb7 21. Bxe4 Qd7 22. Bxa8 Rxa8 23. Qe4 Re8 24. b3 Qd8 25. h4 Qb6 26. h5 Qa6 27. Qd5 Rd8 28. Qc4 Qxc4 29. bxc4 Bf6 30. Be3 Bd4 31. Rd1 Rd6 32. Kg2 Ra6 33. Bxd4 cxd4 34. Rxd4 Rxa2 35. Rd8+ Kh7 36. Rd7 Kg8 37. Rd8+ Kh7 38. Rf8 f6 39. Kf3 Ra5 40. Ke4 Rxh5 41. Kd4 Rf5 42. f4 h5 43. c5 h4 44. gxh4 Rxf4+ 45. Kd5 Rf1 46. c6 Rd1+ 47. Ke6 Rc1 48. Kd7 Rd1+ 49. Kc8 Kg6 50. c7 Kh5 51. Rd8 Rc1 52. Kd7 Kxh4 53. c8=Q Rxc8 54. Rxc8 f5 55. Ke6 Kg4 56. Ke5 g5 57. Rc3 a5 58. Ra3 f4 59. Ke4 a4 60. Rxa4 Kg3 61. Ra2 g4 62. Rb2 f3 63. Ke3 Kh3 64. Kf4 1-0

Antal

[Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "9.11"] [White "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Black "Can, Emre"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B40"] [Opening "Sicilian defence"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c3 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 b6 7. Bc4 Bb7 8. Bxd5 Bxd5 9. Nc3 Bb7 10. O-O Na6 11. d5 Bb4 12. Bg5 Qb8 13. Nb5 Bxd5 14. Qa4 Bb7 15. Rfd1 Bc5 16. b4 Nxb4 17. Nd6+ Bxd6 18. Rxd6 Nc6 19. Rad1 h6 20. Qh4 Qc7 21. Qh5 Rf8 22. Bh4 g5 23. Bg3 O-O-O 24. Qxh6 g4 25. Nd2 Ne7 26. Qf4 Nf5 27. Rd3 Qc6 28. f3 gxf3 29. Nxf3 Kb8 30. Bh4 Nxh4 31. Qxh4 Rg8 32. Qf4 Qc5+ 33. Kh1 Bc6 34. R3d2 Rg7 35. Nd4 Bb7 36. Nf3 Qc6 37. Rd6 Qc2 38. R6d2 Qc6 39. Rd6 Qc2 40. R6d2 Qg6 41. Qf6 Rdg8 42. Rf1 Qxf6 43. exf6 Rg6 44. h4 Rxf6 45. Rxd7 Rg4 46. Rd8+ Kc7 47. Rh8 Bxf3 48. gxf3 Rg3 49. f4 Rg4 50. f5 Rxf5 51. Rxf5 exf5 52. h5 Kc6 53. h6 Kb5 54. Rh7 Rg6 55. Kh2 a5 56. Kh3 f4 57. Kh4 f3 58. Kh5 Rf6 59. Kg5 f2 60. Kxf6 f1=Q+ 61. Kg7 Qf5 62. Rh8 Qg6+ 63. Kf8 f5 64. h7 f4 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.13"] [Round "8.4"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "FM"] [WhiteElo "2713"] [BlackElo "2419"] [ECO "A07"] [Opening "Reti"] [Variation "King's Indian attack (Barcza system)"] [WhiteFideId "14102951"] [BlackFideId "738581"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bf5 5. c4 e6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. d3 Nbd7 8. Qc2 dxc4 9. Qxc4 Bg4 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. Qc2 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Ne5 13. Bg2 O-O 14. b3 c5 15. Nc4 Nxc4 16. bxc4 Qc7 17. Rb1 Rab8 18. Bf4 e5 19. Bg5 Ne8 20. Bd2 Nd6 21. a4 b6 22. Bd5 Nb7 23. Bc3 Bd6 24. e3 Na5 25. f4 Kh8 26. fxe5 Bxe5 27. d4 Bd6 28. Qf5 Rbe8 29. Bxa5 bxa5 30. Rb7 Qd8 31. Rd7 Qb8 32. Rb1 Qc8 33. Bb7 Qb8 34. Be4 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.12"] [Round "7.11"] [White "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "FM"] [BlackTitle "GM"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2542"] [ECO "B51"] [Opening "Sicilian"] [Variation "Canal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack"] [WhiteFideId "738581"] [BlackFideId "813613"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O a6 5. Bxd7+ Bxd7 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 e5 8. Qd3 Rc8 9. c4 h6 10. Nc3 Nf6 11. a4 Be7 12. b3 O-O 13. Ba3 Be6 14. Rfd1 Qb6 15. a5 Qxb3 16. Nd2 Qxd1+ 17. Rxd1 Rc7 18. Na4 Rd8 19. Nb6 Nd7 20. Nd5 Bxd5 21. Qxd5 Nc5 22. Rb1 Rdd7 23. Nf1 Ne6 24. Ne3 Nd4 25. Rb6 Rc6 26. Nf5 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.11"] [Round "6.20"] [White "Bick, Gabriel"] [Black "Giacomini, Hector"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2416"] [BlackElo "2193"] [ECO "C02"] [Opening "French"] [Variation "advance, Steinitz variation"] [WhiteFideId "2084058"] [BlackFideId "605352"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. a3 Bxc5 6. b4 Bf8 7. Nf3 a5 8. b5 Ne7 9. Bd3 Nd7 10. O-O b6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. Ng5 g6 13. Qf3 Nf5 14. Bxf5 exf5 15. e6 fxe6 16. Nxe6 Qf6 17. Nc5+ Be7 18. Nxb7 Ne5 19. Qxd5 Ng4 20. Nd6+ Kf8 21. Qxa8+ Kg7 22. Ne8+ Rxe8 23. Qxe8 Bc5 24. Qd7+ 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.08"] [Round "4.36"] [White "Birkisson, Bjorn Holm"] [Black "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackTitle "FM"] [WhiteElo "2022"] [BlackElo "2419"] [ECO "A07"] [Opening "Reti"] [Variation "King's Indian attack, Keres variation"] [WhiteFideId "2310600"] [BlackFideId "738581"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 Nd7 4. c4 c6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. d4 Bxf3 7. Bxf3 e6 8. O-O Ngf6 9. Nc3 Nb6 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Bxe4 O-O-O 15. Bg2 Kb8 16. Qf3 Rd7 17. Rfd1 Rc8 18. Qb3 h5 19. h4 g6 20. a4 a5 21. Qb5 Qb4 22. Qxb4 axb4 23. a5 Nd5 24. Rd2 Ka7 25. Ra4 Rc1+ 26. Kh2 Ka6 27. Bxd5 Rxd5 28. Rxb4 Rxa5 29. Kg2 Rd5 30. Rd3 b5 31. Rc3 Rd1 32. Rc7 Rf5 33. Rc5 Rxc5 34. dxc5 f5 35. c6 Rd6 36. c7 Rc6 37. Rd4 Kb6 38. Rd8 Kxc7 39. Re8 b4 40. Kf3 b3 41. Re7+ Kb6 42. Ke3 Kc5 43. Rb7 Kc4 44. Re7 Rb6 45. Rc7+ Kd5 46. Rd7+ Ke5 47. f4+ Kf6 48. Kd4 Rb4+ 49. Kd3 e5 50. fxe5+ Kxe5 51. Re7+ Kf6 52. Re3 g5 53. hxg5+ Kxg5 54. Rf3 Kg4 55. Ke2 h4 56. Kf2 h3 57. Rd3 Rc4 58. Rxb3 Rc2+ 59. Kg1 Rg2+ 60. Kh1 Rxg3 61. Rb8 f4 62. Rc8 Rb3 63. Rc2 Kg3 64. Kg1 Rb8 65. Rc3+ f3 66. Rc7 h2+ 67. Kh1 Rxb2 68. Rg7+ Kf2 69. Kxh2 Kf1+ 70. Kh3 f2 71. Re7 Rb8 72. Rf7 Rh8+ 73. Kg3 Kg1 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "3.26"] [White "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Black "Adocchio, Giampiero"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteTitle "FM"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2157"] [ECO "C19"] [Opening "French"] [Variation "Winawer, advance, poisoned pawn, Konstantinopolsky variation"] [WhiteFideId "738581"] [BlackFideId "4666011"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 cxd4 8. Qxg7 Rg8 9. Qxh7 Qc7 10. Ne2 Nbc6 11. f4 dxc3 12. Qd3 d4 13. Nxd4 Nxd4 14. Qxd4 Bd7 15. Qf2 Qc6 16. Rg1 Qe4+ 17. Qe2 Qa4 18. Qc4 Qxc2 19. Bd3 Qa4 20. Qxa4 Bxa4 21. Be3 O-O-O 22. Ke2 Kb8 23. Rac1 Nd5 24. Be4 Bc6 25. Kf3 Nxe3 26. Kxe3 Bxe4 27. Kxe4 Rd2 28. Rxc3 Rgxg2 29. Rxg2 Rxg2 30. Rh3 Re2+ 31. Kf3 Ra2 32. Kg4 Rg2+ 33. Rg3 Rxg3+ 34. Kxg3 Kc7 35. h4 Kd7 36. h5 Ke7 37. h6 Kf8 38. a4 Kg8 39. Kg4 b6 40. Kg5 a6 41. Kf6 b5 42. h7+ Kxh7 43. Kxf7 b4 44. f5 b3 45. fxe6 b2 46. e7 b1=Q 47. e8=Q Qf5+ 48. Ke7 Qxe5+ 49. Kd7 Qxe8+ 50. Kxe8 a5 51. Kd7 Kg7 52. Kc6 Kf7 53. Kb5 Ke7 54. Kxa5 Kd7 55. Kb6 Kc8 56. Ka7 Kc7 57. a5 Kc8 58. a6 Kc7 59. Ka8 Kc8 60. a7 Kc7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.07"] [Round "2.7"] [White "Cornette, Matthieu"] [Black "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "GM"] [BlackTitle "FM"] [WhiteElo "2620"] [BlackElo "2419"] [ECO "B92"] [Opening "Sicilian"] [Variation "Najdorf, Opovcensky variation"] [WhiteFideId "620084"] [BlackFideId "738581"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8. a4 b6 9. Bg5 Nbd7 10. Nd2 Bb7 11. O-O h6 12. Bh4 Be7 13. Bc4 O-O 14. Qe2 Rfc8 15. Rfd1 Nc5 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. Bxd5 Rab8 19. Nc4 Rd8 20. c3 g6 21. Qg4 Kg7 22. b4 h5 23. Qf3 Ne6 24. a5 b5 25. Nb6 Bg5 26. g3 h4 27. Rd3 Rh8 28. Qg4 hxg3 29. fxg3 Qe7 30. Rf1 Rbf8 31. Rdf3 Bd2 32. h4 Bh6 33. Kg2 Bd2 34. R1f2 Bc1 35. Bb3 Bh6 36. Nd5 Qd7 37. Rf6 Bc1 38. Nb6 Nf4+ 39. R6xf4 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2018"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2018.03.06"] [Round "1.37"] [White "Antal, Tibor Kende"] [Black "Baldursson, Hrannar"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteTitle "FM"] [WhiteElo "2419"] [BlackElo "2130"] [ECO "B07"] [Opening "Pirc"] [Variation "Ufimtsev-Pytel variation"] [WhiteFideId "738581"] [BlackFideId "2301156"] [EventDate "2018.03.06"] 1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. f4 Qa5 5. e5 Ne4 6. Qf3 Nxc3 7. Bd2 Qd5 8. bxc3 Qxf3 9. Nxf3 Bf5 10. Bd3 g6 11. Bxf5 gxf5 12. c4 e6 13. Rb1 b6 14. d5 cxd5 15. cxd5 Nd7 16. Kd1 Nc5 17. Re1 h6 18. Bb4 Ne4 19. dxe6 Rd8 20. exd6 fxe6 21. Rb3 Bxd6 22. Bxd6 Rxd6+ 23. Kc1 Ke7 24. Ne5 Rc8 25. c4 Nd2 26. Ra3 a5 27. Re2 Nxc4 28. Rc3 Rc5 29. Rxc4 Rxc4+ 30. Nxc4 Rd4 31. Nxb6 1-0
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