Happy 43th Birthday Estonian GM Kaido Külaots

Kaido Kulaots celebrates birthday with Aeroflot Open win

Kaido Kulaots Észt nagymester (EST 2542) nyerte meg az Aeroflot Opent.Mit is kívánhatnánk mást, mint még- Boldog szuletesnapot is!

Kaido Kulaots wins main tournament of Aeroflot Open 2019. International festival finishes in Moscow

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22 országból 101 SAKKOZÓ vett részt a fő „A” csoportban,a
17. Nemzetközi Sakkfesztiválon, az “Aeroflot Open 2019”versenyen.Kaido Kulaots nem csak másokat lepett meg, de a tényleg e szép sikerrel-győzelemével még 18,000 eurót is kaszált.Extra bónusz a Dortmundi (2019. július 12-23.) Szuper verseny is, amire e verseny megnyerése is a belépőt jelent számára. A rajtlistán Kaido Kulaots a 62 ! helyen állt. de ez sem zavarta abban, hogy nyerjen a kínai Wei Yi ellen, aki meg az első helyen állt a rajtlistán.Azért a Moszkvai oroszlánbarlangban ez nem semmi volt.És már csak apróság, vagy megszokott, de a Kinai és Indiai sakk szekció is képviseltetette magát,ahogyan rendszeresen a világon, a sakk versenyeken.Kell e ennél szebb szülinapi ajándék egy sakkozónak.Mit is kívánhatnánk mást, mint még – Boldog szuletesnapot is!

Kaido Külaots (born 28 February 1976) is an Estonian chess player. He was awarded the title Grandmaster by FIDE in 2001.

He has won the Estonian Chess Championship in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014. Külaots has represented Estonia in the Chess Olympiad (in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010) and the European Team Chess Championship (in 2003, 2005, 2007).

He tied for 1st–2nd with Evgeny Alekseev at Kharkiv 2003[2] and with Vladislav Nevednichy at Paks 2003,[3] tied for 1st–6th with Evgeniy Najer, Artyom Timofeev, Zoltan Gyimesi, Sergey Grigoriants and Oleg Korneev at the Cappelle-la-Grande Open 2004, tied for 1st–2nd with Artjom Smirnov at the Paul Keres Chess Festival in Tallinn 2004,[5] came 2nd behind Sergei Tiviakov and ahead of Oleg Korneev at the Gausdal Classics 2005, came 1st at the Heart of Finland Open in Jyväskylä 2008, tied for 1st–3rd with Robert Ruck and Gabor Papp at the 1st Gedeon Barcza Memorial 2008,[8] tied for 3rd–6th with Sarunas Sulskis, Tiger Hillarp Persson and Hans Tikkanen at Borup 2010[9] and won the 1st Festival Yvette 2010.[10] Külaots competed in the FIDE World Cup in 2017 as a FIDE nominee. Here he was knocked out in the first round after losing to Nikita Vitiugov by ½–1½. In February 2019 Külaots won the Aeroflot Open edging out Haik Martirosyan on tiebreak, after both players scored 7/9 points. Thanks to this victory, Külaots earned an invitation to play in the Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting.

[Event “17th Aeroflot Open-A 2019”]
[Site “Moscow”]
[Date “2019.02.25”]
[Round “7.2”]
[White “Wei, Yi”]
[Black “Kulaots, Kaido”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B23”]
[WhiteElo “2733”]
[BlackElo “2542”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “165”]
[EventDate “2019.02.19”]
[EventType “swiss”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nge2 Nf6 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 g6 6. d3 Bg7 7. O-O O-O
8. Bg5 {LiveBook: 16 Games} Bd7 {B25: Closed Sicilian: 3 g3, lines without
early Be3} (8… Rb8 9. Qd2 b5 10. Bh6 b4 11. Nd1 Bxh6 12. Qxh6 e6 13. a3 d5
14. exd5 exd5 15. axb4 Rxb4 16. Qd2 {1/2-1/2 (58) Yu,Y (2764)-Vachier Lagrave,
M (2778) Shenzhen 2018}) 9. Qd2 Nd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9… Qa5 10. Bh6 Nd4
11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. h3 Qb4 13. Rab1 Rac8 14. f4 Bc6 15. g4 Nd7 16. f5 Nxe2+ 17.
Qxe2 {1/2-1/2 (43) Flindt,T (2179)-Baekgaard,M (2294) Denmark 2009}) 10. Nxd4
cxd4 {The position is equal.} 11. Ne2 e5 12. c3 dxc3 13. Nxc3 a5 14. f4 {
[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Bc6 15. f5 b5 16. Rac1 b4 17. Nd5 Bxd5 $1 18. exd5
Qb6+ 19. Kh1 Qb5 20. Rc6 Rad8 21. Bxf6 Bxf6 22. Be4 g5 23. Rfc1 Kg7 24. Qd1 Rd7
25. Kg2 Rh8 26. Qh5 Qb7 27. Kf3 Qa7 28. R6c4 Qb6 29. Ke2 Qa7 30. Kf3 Qb6 31.
Ke2 Qa7 32. h4 h6 $1 33. Qf3 Rg8 34. hxg5 hxg5 (34… Bxg5 35. f6+ $1 {[%mdl
512]} Bxf6 36. Qf5) 35. Rh1 {Black should prevent Qh5.} Rh8 36. Rxh8 Kxh8 37.
Qh1+ Kg7 $1 38. Qc1 Qb6 39. Rc6 Qd4 40. Rc4 Qb6 41. Rc6 Qd4 42. Ra6 Rd8 43. Kf1
Rd7 44. Kg2 {[#]} b3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 45. axb3 Rb7 46. Ra8 Ra7 47. Rb8 {Qh1
would kill now.} Rd7 $1 48. Ra8 Rd8 49. Rxa5 Qb6 50. Ra3 Rh8 51. Qd2 Rb8 52.
Qf2 Qc7 53. Qd2 Qc5 54. Bf3 Rb7 55. Ra5 Qb6 56. Bd1 Qd4 57. Qc3 Qe3 58. Ra4 Rb8
59. Re4 Qa7 60. b4 Rh8 61. Bb3 (61. Qd2 $11) 61… Qd7 $15 {[%mdl 1024] Black
has compensation.} 62. g4 Qa7 63. Qd2 Rh4 64. Qe1 Qb8 65. Qg3 Qa7 66. Qe1 Qb8
67. Bc4 (67. Qg3 $11) 67… Qh8 {White must now prevent …Rh2+.} 68. Qg3 $1
Bd8 69. d4 exd4 $1 70. Rxd4 (70. Re1 $15) 70… Bf6 71. Re4 Qb8 72. Be2 Be5 73.
Rxe5 dxe5 $11 {[%cal Bd6e5,Be5d4][%mdl 4128] Endgame KQR-KQB} 74. b5 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (74. Qe3 $11 {and White is okay.} Kf6 75. Qc5) 74… Qd6 $1 $19 {
[%cal Rd6d5]} 75. Qe3 {[#]} Kf6 $1 (75… Qxd5+ 76. Bf3 $15) 76. b6 (76. Qf3
$142) 76… Qxd5+ (76… Qb4 $142 77. Bf3 Qxb2+ 78. Kg1 {[#]} e4 $1 {[%mdl 512]
} 79. Qxe4 Qxb6+ 80. Kg2 Qc7 81. Qd4+ Qe5 82. Qxe5+ Kxe5) 77. Bf3 Qd4 ({Not}
77… Rxg4+ 78. Kf2 $11) 78. Qxd4 exd4 79. b7 Rh8 80. Bc6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (80.
Kf2 $17) 80… Ke5 {Black is clearly winning.} 81. Bd7 {And now Bc8 would win.}
Rb8 82. Bc8 Ke4 83. Kf2 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 64%.} 0-1