Grand Chess Tour St. Louis 2019 2019-08-10 – 2019-08-16 rapid day 1

Grand Chess Tour St. Louis 2019

2019-08-10 – 2019-08-16 rapid day 1

Saint Louisban megkezdődött a Grand Chess Tour 2019 negyedik tornája. A rapidverseny első játéknapján három fordulóra került sor. Vasárnap újabb három fordulóval folytatódik a versengés, Rapport negyedik partiját világossal az amerikai Dominguez Perezzel vívja, majd sötéttel az orosz Szergej Karjakinnal mérkőzik meg, végül az amerikai Fabiano Caruana elleni világos játszmával zárja a napot.  

 

 

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Final moments of Ding-Carlsen

[Event “GCT Saint Louis Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.08.10”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Ding, Liren”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D39”]
[WhiteElo “2812”]
[BlackElo “2872”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2019.08.10”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
1. d4 Nf6
2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. a4 {D39: Queen’s Gambit
Declined: Ragozin Defence with 5 Bg5 dxc4} c5 8. axb5 cxd4 9. Nxd4 {White is
slightly better.} h6 10. Be3 (10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Bxc4 O-O 12. O-O Bb7 13. Qa4 a5
14. bxa6 Nxa6 {1/2-1/2 (78) Vidit,S (2695)-Duda,J (2738) Wijk aan Zee 2019})
10… Nxe4 $1 11. Qc2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qa4 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Nxc3 13. Qa3
Nd5 14. Bxc4 Bb7 {1-0 (62) Illescas Cordoba,M (2605)-Mingarro Carceller,S
(2363) Barcelona 2018}) 11… Bb7 12. Bxc4 Qc7 {[#]} 13. Qb3 ({White should
play} 13. O-O $1 $16 Nxc3 14. bxc3) 13… Bxc3+ $11 14. bxc3 {Threatens to win
with b6!} O-O 15. O-O Rc8 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 16. Bd3
Nc5 $1 {[%cal Rc5b3]} 17. Qb1 Nxd3 18. Qxd3 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,Bb6c4][%mdl
32]} 19. Qe2 Nb6 20. Qg4 Kh7 21. Bf4 Qc5 22. Rfe1 Nc4 23. Rad1 {Hoping for
Nxe6!} Rd8 24. Rd3 Qe7 (24… Qf8 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 25. Nc6 $16 Bxc6
26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27. bxc6 Nb6 28. Be5 {[%csl Ge5][%cal Rg4g7]} Qg5 29. c7 Rd5 (
29… Rc8 $16 30. Qe4+ Qf5) 30. Qe4+ $18 Qg6 {[#] …Qxe4 is the strong threat.
} 31. Qb4 $1 {aiming for c4.} Qd3 $2 (31… Qf5 {is a better defense.} 32. f4
f6) 32. h3 Qb5 33. Qe4+ f5 34. Qf4 Qd7 35. Bd4 (35. Qb4 $18) 35… Nc8 (35…
Qc6 $16 36. g4 Nc4) 36. Qg3 Rd6 37. h4 Rc6 $2 (37… a5 38. Rb1 Rc6) 38. h5 Qf7
39. Be5 Nb6 40. Ra1 Nc4 (40… a5 $142 41. Rxa5 Nc4) 41. Rxa7 Nxe5 42. Qxe5
Qxh5 43. f3 {Played: Qe5xg7} 1-0


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Richard Rapport won in Round 1 and now he has White vs. Magnus, who lost his first game to Ding!

Richard Rapport won in Round 1 and now he has White vs. Magnus, who lost his first game to Ding!

[Event “GCT Saint Louis Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.08.10”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Yu, Yangyi”]
[Black “Rapport, Richard”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D07”]
[WhiteElo “2736”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “122”]
[EventDate “2019.08.10”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4.
Nf3 dxc4 5. e4 Bg4 6. Be3 e6 7. Bxc4 Bb4 8. Qd3 Bh5 {D07: Queen’s Gambit:
Chigorin Defence} 9. Bb5 (9. a3 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Bg6 11. Nd2 Nxe4 12. Nxe4 Qh4
13. O-O Qxe4 14. Qe2 O-O 15. Rac1 Ne7 16. Qb2 {0-1 (48) Stojanovic,M (2493)
-Miladinovic,I (2535) Ruma 2017}) 9… Bg6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9… O-O 10.
Bxc6 bxc6 11. Ne5 c5 12. f3 cxd4 13. Qxd4 c5 14. Qc4 Nd7 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Bxc5
Bxc3+ 17. Qxc3 {1/2-1/2 (52) Koch,W (2305)-Bronznik,V (2401) Germany 2000}) 10.
Nd2 O-O {White is slightly better.} 11. O-O Ng4 12. Bxc6 Qd6 {[%csl Gg4][%cal
Rd6h2]} 13. f4 Qxc6 14. a3 Ba5 ({Better is} 14… Bd6 $11) 15. Kh1 (15. f5 $1
$14 exf5 16. exf5 Nxe3 17. Qxe3) 15… Nxe3 16. Qxe3 {White wants to play f5.}
f6 17. b4 Bb6 18. Nb3 e5 19. fxe5 fxe5 20. Nc5 exd4 21. Qxd4 Qd6 22. Qd5+ Qxd5
23. exd5 Rxf1+ 24. Rxf1 a5 25. N3a4 axb4 26. axb4 Bxc5 27. Nxc5 $11 {[%mdl
4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Bf7 28. Ne6 (28. d6 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} cxd6 29.
Nxb7) 28… Bxe6 $1 $17 29. dxe6 {KR-KR} Re8 30. Re1 Kf8 31. Rf1+ Kg8 (31…
Ke7 $1 $17 32. Rf7+ Kxe6 33. Rxc7 Kd6) 32. Re1 $11 Kf8 (32… g5 $11) 33. Rf1+
$1 $17 Ke7 $1 34. Rf7+ Kxe6 35. Rxc7 Kd6 {[%cal Re8e1]} 36. Rc1 Re4 37. Rb1 (
37. Rd1+ $17 Kc6 38. Rc1+ Kb6 39. Kg1) 37… b5 $1 $19 38. Kg1 (38. g3 $17)
38… Kd5 39. Kf2 g5 40. Kf3 h5 41. h3 (41. Rb2 {keeps fighting.}) 41… Rc4
42. Rd1+ (42. g3 $142 Rc3+ 43. Kg2) 42… Rd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4d1]} 43. Rb1 Rd3+
44. Kf2 Rd4 $2 (44… Kc4 $19 {…h4 is the strong threat.} 45. g3 Rc3) 45. Ke3
$2 {[%mdl 8192]} (45. Kf3 $1 $11) 45… Re4+ $2 (45… h4 $1 $19 46. Rb2 Rc4)
46. Kd3 $2 (46. Kf3 $1 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 46… Ke5 (46… h4 $19 47.
Rb2 g4 48. hxg4 Rxg4) 47. Rb2 $2 (47. Rc1 $15 Rxb4 48. Rc5+ Kf4 49. g3+ {
[%mdl 64] Decoy} Kxg3 50. Rxg5+ Kh4 51. Re5) 47… Rd4+ 48. Ke3 Rc4 $1 49. Kd3
{[#]} h4 $1 50. Re2+ Kf5 51. Rf2+ {[#]} (51. Rb2 $17) 51… Rf4 $1 {[%cal
Rf4f2]} 52. Rb2 g4 53. Ke3 {intending Rf2.} Re4+ ({Black should try} 53… Ke5
$19 54. Rb1 Re4+ 55. Kd3 gxh3 56. gxh3 Rc4) 54. Kd3 $17 Rc4 55. Ke3 (55. Rf2+
$17 {was the only defense.} Kg5 56. Rf8) 55… Ke5 56. Rb3 $2 (56. Kd2) 56…
Rc2 $19 57. Ra3 (57. Rb1 $142 Rxg2 58. hxg4) 57… Rxg2 {( -> …Rg3+)} 58. Ra5
Rg3+ {Black mates.} 59. Kf2 Rxh3 60. Rxb5+ Kf4 61. Kg2 Rb3 {Accuracy: White =
30%, Black = 62%.} 0-1


Grand Chess Tour · 35…Qc7!! by Carlsen and the World Champion is about to bounce back from his first round loss

[Event “GCT Saint Louis Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.08.10”]
[Round “2.4”]
[White “Rapport, Richard”]
[Black “Carlsen, Magnus”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2872”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “70”]
[EventDate “2019.08.10”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeMode “Bronstein”]
[TimeControl “1500+10”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg4 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 4. c4 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf6 6. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]}
Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 7. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 8. d4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. e3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:30]
} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} 11. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:43]} 12. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 13. Bd2 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 14. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 15.
Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:17]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 16. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 17. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 18. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
00:58]} Na5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 19. Nb1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 20.
Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:55]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 21. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:01:01]} g4 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 22. Bf1 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 23. b3 {[%emt 0:00:40]}
Ncd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 24. Qa6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 25. Rxc2 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 26. a4 h5 {[%emt 0:03:56]} 27. a5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 28. axb6 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 29. Qa2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 30. Ba5 {[%emt 0:01:45]}
Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 31. Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 32. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 33. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nxd2 {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 34. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Nf3+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:35]}
Qxc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 0-1


Maxime must have been inspired by last round’s Carlsen game and here sacrificed his queen with Qxd7?!?? chess24

Tarjei J. Svensen Not sure what Vachier-Lagrave had for breakfast today, but I wouldn’t recommend it.

[Event “GCT Saint Louis Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.08.10”]
[Round “3.5”]
[White “Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime”]
[Black “Rapport, Richard”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C02”]
[WhiteElo “2775”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “99”]
[EventDate “2019.08.10”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeMode “Bronstein”]
[TimeControl “1500+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. a3 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 8. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. h4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 10. Bh3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 11. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6
{[%emt 0:00:18]} 12. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 13. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 14. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:
42]} 15. h5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Ba4
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 17. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 18. N3h2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 19. f4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:33]
} 20. Bf2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rdg8 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 21. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:02:16]} 22. Kh1 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 23. hxg6 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} fxg6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 24. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qh7 {[%emt 0:01:
45]} 25. b3 {[%emt 0:07:30]} cxb3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 26. Qxe6 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 27. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 28. Qxd7 {
[%emt 0:01:38]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 29. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:
00:58]} 30. a4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxa4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 31. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
g5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 32. f5 {[%emt 0:04:09]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 33. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 34. Ne3 {[%emt 0:02:24]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 35. f6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} h4 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 36. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bc7 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} 37. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:03:29]} 38. Rd1 {[%emt 0:
00:59]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 39. Bxg3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rh3 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
40. Nhf1 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rh5 {[%emt 0:03:00]} 41. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 42. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:02:24]} 43. Rxc7 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 44. e6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rhc5 {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 45. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 46. e7 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 48. N1e3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 49. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 50. Bxc7+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 1-0


Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz 2019 (Saint Louis USA) 
Thu 8th Aug 2019 – Thu 15th Aug 2019 – Official Site 

Saint Louis Rapid 2019 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 25m+10spm) – Games in PGN: Rapid Games |

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Saint Louis Rapid 2019 Saint Louis (USA), 8-15 viii 2019 cat. XXII (2782)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
1. Aronian, Levon g ARM 2765 * . . . 1 1 1 . . . 3
2. Ding, Liren g CHN 2805 . * 1 ½ . . . . . ½ 2 2946
3. Carlsen, Magnus g NOR 2882 . 0 * . . . . . 1 1 2 2896
4. Caruana, Fabiano g USA 2818 . ½ . * . ½ ½ . . . 2773
5. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime g FRA 2778 0 . . . * . . ½ 1 . 2754
6. Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar g AZE 2764 0 . . ½ . * . . . 1 2782
7. Karjakin, Sergey g RUS 2750 0 . . ½ . . * ½ . . 1 2653
8. Yu, Yangyi g CHN 2752 . . . . ½ . ½ * 0 . 1 2633
9. Rapport, Richard g HUN 2747 . . 0 . 0 . . 1 * . 1 2679
10. Dominguez Perez, Leinier g USA 2763 . ½ 0 . . 0 . . . * ½ 2544
Round 1 (August 10, 2019)
Ding, Liren – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 45 D39 QGD Ragozin
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Aronian, Levon 0-1 45 C50 Giuoco Piano
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 35 D35 QGD Exchange
Karjakin, Sergey – Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 42 D77 Gruenfeld 3.g3
Yu, Yangyi – Rapport, Richard 0-1 61 D07 Tchigorin Defence
Round 2 (August 10, 2019)
Aronian, Levon – Karjakin, Sergey 1-0 56 D05 Colle System
Caruana, Fabiano – Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar ½-½ 23 C53 Giuoco Piano
Yu, Yangyi – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime ½-½ 66 D93 Gruenfeld 5.Bf4
Rapport, Richard – Carlsen, Magnus 0-1 35 A07 Barcza System
Dominguez Perez, Leinier – Ding, Liren ½-½ 35 C53 Giuoco Piano
Round 3 (August 10, 2019)
Ding, Liren – Caruana, Fabiano ½-½ 38 D37 QGD 5.Bf4
Carlsen, Magnus – Dominguez Perez, Leinier 1-0 30 D35 QGD Exchange
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime – Rapport, Richard 1-0 50 C02 French Advance
Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Aronian, Levon 0-1 45 D38 QGD Ragozin
Karjakin, Sergey – Yu, Yangyi ½-½ 44 D05 Colle System
Time (CDT) August 10 Time (CDT) August 11 Time (CDT) August 12
13.00 Round 1 13.00 Round 4 13.00 Round 7
14.30 Round 2 14.30 Round 4 14.30 Round 8
16.00 Round 3 16.00 Round 6 16.00 Round 9

 

Blitz

Time (CDT) August 13 Time (CDT) August 14
13.00 Round 1 13.00 Round 10
13.30 Round 2 13.30 Round 11
14.00 Round 3 14.00 Round 12
14.30 Round 4 14.30 Round 13
15.00 Round 5 15.00 Round 14
15.30 Round 6 15.30 Round 15
16.00 Round 7 16.00 Round 16
16.30 Round 8 16.30 Round 17
17.00 Round 9 17.00 Round 18
17.30 Playoffs / Prizegiving

2019 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Opening Ceremony