Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 FINAL

Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 final

Aronian, Jakovenko Win In Palma While Mamedyarov, Grischuk Qualify In Absentia

Winning GMs Dmitry Jakovenko and Levon Aronian. | Photo: Mike Klein

Palma de Mallorcán az az orosz Dmitrij Jakovenko és az örmény Levon Aronjan és holtversenyes elsőségével fejeződött be a Grand Prix 2017 sorozat utolsó versenye.
Rapport Richárd az azerbajdzsáni Tejmur Radzsabovval osztozott meg a ponton és holtversenyben a harmadik helyen zárta a szereplését. Rapport teljesítménye 2762-es performance-pontszámot jelent, 8,3 Élő-pontot is gyűjtött, a decemberi listán 2707 pontja lesz. Két győzelme mellett egyetlen vereségét az első fordulóban szenvedte el. A Grand Prix összetett pontverseynének első két helyezettje, az azerbajdzsáni Sahriyar Mamedgyarov és az orosz Alekszandr Griscsuk szerzett világbajnok-jelölti címet.

Round 9. Interview with Levon Aronian

Round 9. Interview with Dmitry Jakovenko

Fabiano Caruana‏

 

I don't fully understand Radjabov's decision, given that he had to play for a win to fight for the only thing worth fighting for in the Grand Prix. These things are always difficult, but in this case it was really all or nothing. T

Photos of the very last and decisive round of the Grand Prix series 2017 by Valeriy Belobeev
Round 9 of Palma Grand Prix

25 November 2017, 17:45 GMT

42 ↑6 Rapport 2707.3 +15.3 2748.0 2600 i 21

The seventh round did not change much in the Grand Prix situation

Statistics and Details:  Rapport

# Name Rating Change Tournament
9 Giri 2762 0 b −4.0 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (1) 16.11.2017
10 Gelfand 2719 ½ b +0.4 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (2) 17.11.2017
11 Li Chao 2741 ½ w +0.7 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (3) 18.11.2017
12 Hammer 2629 1 w +4.1 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (4) 19.11.2017
13 Tomashevsky 2702 ½ b +0.1 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (5) 20.11.2017
14 Riazantsev 2651 1 b +4.4 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (6) 22.11.2017
15 Aronian 2801 ½ w +1.5 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (7) 23.11.2017
16 Jakovenko 2721 ½ w +0.4 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (8) 24.11.2017
17 Radjabov 2741 ½ b +0.7 4th FIDE Grand Prix Series (9) 25.11.2017

 

Csak érdekességképp a magyar lista

# Name Classic +/− Rapid Blitz Age
42 ↑6 Rapport 2707.3 +15.3 2748.0 2600 i 21
52 ↑13 Leko 2691.0 +11.0 2671.0 2790.0 38
63 ↓2 Almasi 2681.9 −3.1 2638 i unrat. 41
89 ↑11 Berkes 2657.6 +4.6 2684 i 2675.0 32

Round 9 on 2017/11/25 at 14.00

Bo. No. Name Rtg Pts. Result Pts. Name Rtg No.
1 3 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2780 ½ - ½ 5 GM Aronian Levon 2801 1
2 2 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2796 0 - 1 GM Jakovenko Dmitry 2721 10
3 14 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny 2702 ½ - ½ GM Ding Liren 2774 4
4 9 GM Harikrishna P. 2738 ½ - ½ GM Svidler Peter 2763 5
5 8 GM Radjabov Teimour 2741 ½ - ½ GM Rapport Richard 2692 15
6 12 GM Eljanov Pavel 2707 4 ½ - ½ GM Gelfand Boris 2719 11
7 18 GM Hammer Jon Ludvig 2629 ½ - ½ 4 GM Inarkiev Ernesto 2683 16
8 6 GM Giri Anish 2762 ½ - ½ GM Vallejo Pons Francisco 2705 13
9 17 GM Riazantsev Alexander 2651 3 ½ - ½ GM Li Chao B 2741 7
[Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2796"] [BlackElo "2721"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,88,20,14,9,8,29,18,16,14,14,3,4,2,70,83,83,55,65,60,66,37,52,47,46, 43,58,24,58,60,70,66,87,68,76,71,70,77,77,19,39,29,31,29,51,0,0,0,0,-11,-24, -81,-9,-38,-34,-309,-306,-787,-755,-967,-917,-1203,-1151,-29984,-29985,-29985, -29986,-29986,-29987,-29987,-29987]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Ba7 (7... h6 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 a5 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bb5 Na7 12. d4 exd4 13. cxd4 Bb4 14. Bd3 d5 15. e5 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (76) Vachier Lagrave,M (2804) -Svidler,P (2751) Tbilisi 2017}) 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. b4 { LiveBook: 21 Games} Ne7 12. Qb3 Rf8 13. d4 exd4 14. cxd4 d5 15. exd5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. Bd3 dxe4 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 {1-0 (40) Urbanik,L (1993) -Zsitva,N (1838) Namestovo 2017}) 15... Nexd5 16. b5 Be6 (16... axb5 $11 17. axb5 Be6) 17. bxa6 $14 bxa6 18. Ba3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} Re8 19. Ne5 $1 Nf4 20. Ndf3 Bxc4 (20... Bxd4 21. Bxe6 Nxe6 22. Rad1 $16) 21. Qxc4 Qd5 22. Qxd5 N6xd5 23. Nc6 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 a5 25. g3 $1 {[%cal Rg3f4]} Ng6 26. Nxa7 Rxa7 27. Re8+ Kh7 28. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rb7 {[#]} 29. Nd2 ({Better is} 29. Bc5 $1 $16) 29... Nc3 30. h5 Nh8 31. Nc4 Nxa4 32. Ne5 (32. Nxa5 $14 Rb5 33. Re5) 32... Nb6 $11 33. Bc5 a4 34. d5 f6 35. Nc6 (35. Bxb6 $1 $11 {remains equal.} cxb6 36. Nc6) 35... Nd7 (35... Nxd5 $17 36. Nd4 Rb1+ 37. Kg2 Nf7) 36. Bd4 {aiming for Re7.} Rb5 37. Nd8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37. Ra8 $15) 37... Rb8 $19 ({Less strong is} 37... Rxd5 38. Ne6 $17) 38. Bb2 $2 (38. Kf1) 38... Rxb2 39. Ne6 a3 40. Re7 {[#]} Nf7 $1 {Strongly threatening ...a2.} 41. Rxf7 a2 {Black mates.} 42. Rxg7+ Kh8 43. Rxd7 a1=Q+ 44. Kg2 Qe1 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C89"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2801"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,86,39,37,37,22,23,23,26,25,26,20,48,45,45,45,52,52,50,45,55,57,69,53, 62,47,51,50,55,55,55,55,54,36,47,53,84,74,84,81,76,76,114,99,103,43,74,49,52, 37,37,37,40,37,37,0,50,0,52]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. Re1 Bd6 13. d3 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 {C89: Closed Ruy Lopez: Marshall Attack} 15. g3 Qh3 16. Bxd5 {[#] LiveBook: 63 Games} Bg4 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({ Predecessor:} 16... cxd5 17. Qxd5 Rad8 18. Qg2 Qxg2+ 19. Kxg2 Bxd3 20. Be3 Rfe8 21. Nd2 b4 22. Rad1 bxc3 23. bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (41) Almasi,Z (2689)-Tomashevsky,E (2743) Reykjavik 2015}) 17. Qg2 cxd5 18. Qxh3 Bxh3 19. Be3 Bf5 20. d4 Rfe8 21. Nd2 f6 22. Bf4 Bf8 23. Nf1 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Rc8 25. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4,Bf4f5] [%mdl 32]} Kf7 26. Bd2 h5 27. Ne3 Be6 28. f4 Bd6 29. f5 Bd7 30. Rf1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Re8 31. Rf2 Bc6 32. Ng2 b4 33. cxb4 Bb5 34. Rf3 Re2 {[#]} 35. Bc3 $1 Ke8 36. Rf2 Kd7 37. Nh4 (37. a3 $16) 37... Kc6 38. a3 Re8 39. Kg2 Be2 40. Nf3 {Strongly threatening Ne5+!} Bd3 41. Ne1 Be2 42. Nf3 {Black must now prevent Ne5+!} Bd3 43. Ne1 Be2 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A20"] [WhiteElo "2762"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,46,19,50,0,0,0,0,-17,-10,-38,-28,-22,-37,-61,-35,-32,-25,-17,-24,-25, -20,-18,-14,-27,0,-97,-91,-120,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. g3 d6 3. Nc3 f5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bh3 Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5... exd4 6. Qxd4 Bf6 7. Qe3+ Ne7 8. Nd5 O-O 9. Nxf6+ Rxf6 10. Qc3 Nd7 11. Nf3 Nc5 12. O-O b6 {1/2-1/2 (24) Halkias,S (2544)-Stevic,H (2606) Palic 2014}) 6. a3 {A21: English Opening: 1... e5 2 Nc3} c6 7. dxe5 dxe5 8. Qc2 e4 9. f3 (9. Bg2 {is more complex.} Nf6 10. Nh3 O-O 11. O-O h6 12. b3) 9... Nf6 $1 10. fxe4 fxe4 11. Bxc8 Rxc8 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Qxe4 O-O 14. Nf3 $1 Bf6 15. Rb1 Re8 16. Qc2 Qe7 17. g4 (17. b4 $11) 17... Nc5 $17 18. g5 Qd7 ({Black should play} 18... Be5 $1 $17 19. O-O Bc7) 19. gxf6 $11 {[#] Black must now prevent Ng5.The position is equal.} Nd3+ $1 20. Kf1 Qh3+ 21. Kg1 Qg4+ 22. Kf1 Qh3+ 23. Kg1 Qg4+ {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D11"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,71,0,6,0,13,22,26,26,26,24,24,28,26,27,39,17,27,18,18,18,18,17,23,20, 29,18,21,22,20,18,25,12,20,12,31,8,28,16,28,22,22,23,28,21,33,17,48,23,37,22, 20,6,6,10,8,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxe7 Qxe7 6. Nbd2 Nf6 {D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3} 7. g3 (7. e3 O-O 8. Qc2 b6 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. O-O dxc4 11. Qxc4 Ba6 12. Qc2 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Nbd7 14. Rac1 { 1-0 (30) Bu,X (2702)-Timofeev,A (2681) Sochi 2009}) 7... O-O 8. Bg2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Qb3 Nbd7 11. Rfe1 c5 12. Qa3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Qxe5 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Nc4 Qc7 17. Rad1 Nb4 18. Bxb7 Qxb7 19. Qb3 Rad8 20. Rxd8 {1/2-1/2 (20) Friedel,J (2523)-Ostrovskiy, A (2384) Rockville 2016}) 10... Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Rc1 Rfd8 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. Rfd1 Nf6 15. Qa4 Ba8 16. b3 a5 17. c5 Nd7 {[%cal Rb6c5]} 18. cxb6 Qb4 19. Qxb4 axb4 20. e3 Rxb6 21. Nf3 Bb7 22. Rc2 Ra8 23. Bf1 Kf8 24. Rdc1 Ke7 25. Ne1 Ra5 26. Kg2 Kd6 27. Nd3 Ba6 28. Nc5 Bxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Kc7 30. Nd3 Ra8 31. f4 Kd6 32. g4 Rc8 33. h4 Nf6 {The position is equal.} 34. Ne5 Rc7 $1 35. Kg2 Ne4 36. Kf3 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Harikrishna, P.."] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2738"] [BlackElo "2763"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,53,0,0,-12,8,6,0,0,13,14,0,4,27,-3,54,55,61,66,42,55,64,2,16,10,13, 15,9,0,0,0,8,0,39,39,43,43,37,38,37,0,16,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. bxc3 O-O 7. Be2 d6 8. d3 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} Qe7 (8... Re8 9. e4 Ne7 10. Nh4 Ng6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. O-O c6 13. f4 b5 14. cxb5 cxb5 {1-0 (40) Aronian,L (2799)-Matlakov,M (2728) Tbilisi 2017}) 9. e4 Ne8 10. Ba3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O f5 11. exf5 Bxf5 12. Nd2 Nf6 13. Bf3 Qf7 14. Re1 Qg6 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bxe4 17. Rxe4 Nd8 18. Qe2 b6 19. Bd2 Nc6 20. Re1 Rf7 21. Rg4 {1/2-1/2 (21) Kovacevic,B (2440)-Ruck,R (2485) St Veit 1998}) 10... b6 11. O-O f5 12. d4 exd4 13. e5 d3 (13... dxc3 $11 14. Rfe1 (14. Qxc3 Nxe5 15. Qxe5 Qxe5 $14) 14... Nd8) 14. Qxd3 $14 {[#] Black must now prevent Qd5+.} Bb7 15. exd6 $1 Nxd6 16. Rfe1 Rad8 17. Bf1 (17. Qb1 $14 Na5 18. c5) 17... Qf6 $1 $11 18. c5 Ne4 $1 19. Qc4+ Rf7 20. Rad1 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 h6 22. cxb6 axb6 23. Rd7 Na5 24. Qxc7 {[#] aiming for Be7.} Rxd7 25. Qxd7 { Hoping for Bb4.} Qxc3 26. Qe8+ Kh7 27. Ne5 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,37,10,6,6,6,7,12,6,9,8,10,0,6,0,14,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 c5 {D63: Queen's Gambit Declined: Classical: 7 Rc1} 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Bb5 cxd4 12. Qxd4 Nf6 {LiveBook: 6 Games. The position is equal.} 13. O-O Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bd7 16. Be2 {[#]} Rac8 $146 17. Nf3 Bc6 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. Nf3 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2702"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,46,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-16,0,4,25,10,8,29,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-10,-11,-18, -16,0,0,0,-24,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Ngf3 dxc4 7. Qc2 a5 {LiveBook: 27 Games. E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 8. a3 (8. Qxc4 b6 9. a3 Be7 10. Ne5 Ra7 11. Ndf3 Ba6 12. Qc2 c5 13. Bf4 cxd4 14. Rd1 Nd5 15. Nxd4 Nxf4 16. gxf4 {1/2-1/2 (52) Sengupta,D (2586)-Wei,Y (2732) Chengdu 2017}) 8... Bxd2+ 9. Bxd2 b5 10. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O Bb7 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 h6 14. Bf4 Be4 15. Qc3 {0-1 (23) Thomas,J (1000) -Bourgoin,C (1860) IECC email 2001}) 10... c6 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nfd7 $1 { [%cal Bf6d7,Bd7c5,Bc5b3][%mdl 32]} 13. Be3 Na6 14. O-O Ndc5 15. Rfd1 Qc7 16. axb5 cxb5 17. Nd4 Rb8 18. Nf5 Nb3 19. Rab1 Nb4 20. Qc3 {[#] Strongly threatening e6!} Na2 21. Qc2 Nb4 22. Qc3 {e6! is the strong threat.} Na2 23. Qc2 Nb4 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 83%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Li, Chao b"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,37,41,29,18,25,29,25,37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. h3 Nc6 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} 9. Be3 Qa5 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Be2 e6 (11... Qd8 12. d5 Ne5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. O-O f5 15. f4 Bg7 16. Bc4 fxe4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Grachev,B (2654)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2804) Tbilisi 2017}) 12. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qc7 {[%cal Rc5d4]} 13. Rc1 b6 14. Bg5 h6 15. Be3 Rd8 { The position is equal.} 16. Qa4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Qd2) 16... Na5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. e5 Bb7 19. Qh4 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2683"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "38"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,38,19,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 Nf6 8. O-O Bc5 9. Nxc6 dxc6 { The position is equal.} 10. e5 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (10. Na4 Ba7 11. c4 e5 12. c5 Be6 13. Qc2 Rd8 14. Be3 Ng4 15. Bg5 Rd4 16. b3 f6 17. Bc1 h5 18. h3 {1/2-1/2 (71) Demchenko,A (2639)-Vitiugov,N (2734) Ekaterinburg 2013}) 10... Qxe5 11. Bf4 Qd4 12. Qe2 {aiming for Rfd1.} Be7 13. Rfd1 Qb6 14. Na4 Qa5 $1 {[%cal Ra5a4]} 15. b3 O-O 16. Bd2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Nb2 Nd5 17. Bd2 Bb4 {1-0 (42) Miralles,G (2485)-Miladinovic, I (2607) Monaco 2006}) 16... Qc7 17. Bf4 Qa5 18. Bd2 Qc7 19. Bf4 Qa5 1/2-1/2

Final Ranking after 9 Rounds

Rk. SNo Name FED Rtg Pts.  TB1  TB2  TB3 Rp K rtg+/-
1 10 GM Jakovenko Dmitry RUS 2721 5,5 0,5 2,0 2748 2823 10 12,7
2 1 GM Aronian Levon ARM 2801 5,5 0,5 2,0 2742 2821 10 2,6
3 8 GM Radjabov Teimour AZE 2741 5,0 0,0 3,0 2723 2764 10 2,6
4 15 GM Rapport Richard HUN 2692 5,0 0,0 2,0 2720 2762 10 8,3
5 14 GM Tomashevsky Evgeny RUS 2702 5,0 0,0 1,0 2755 2791 10 10,8
6 3 GM Nakamura Hikaru USA 2780 5,0 0,0 1,0 2749 2792 10 1,2
7 5 GM Svidler Peter RUS 2763 5,0 0,0 1,0 2745 2782 10 2,1
8 4 GM Ding Liren CHN 2774 5,0 0,0 1,0 2729 2771 10 -0,7
9 9 GM Harikrishna P. IND 2738 5,0 0,0 1,0 2728 2767 10 3,2
10 16 GM Inarkiev Ernesto RUS 2683 4,5 0,0 2,0 2740 2734 10 6,2
11 2 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime FRA 2796 4,5 0,0 1,0 2741 2741 10 -6,8
12 12 GM Eljanov Pavel UKR 2707 4,5 0,0 1,0 2729 2724 10 2,2
13 7 GM Li Chao B CHN 2741 4,0 1,5 1,0 2700 2656 10 -10,2
14 13 GM Vallejo Pons Francisco ESP 2705 4,0 1,0 1,0 2727 2679 10 -2,8
15 6 GM Giri Anish NED 2762 4,0 0,5 1,0 2739 2693 10 -8,3
16 17 GM Riazantsev Alexander RUS 2651 3,5 0,0 0,0 2725 2640 10 -1,5
17 11 GM Gelfand Boris ISR 2719 3,0 0,5 1,0 2703 2580 10 -16,7
18 18 GM Hammer Jon Ludvig NOR 2629 3,0 0,5 0,0 2712 2586 10 -4,9

Palma De Mallorca Grand Prix 2017 (Palma de Mallorca ESP) Wed 15th Nov 2017 - Sun 26th Nov 2017 - Official Site

Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 (24 players 9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC:100:50:15+30spm(1))


Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 (24 players 9 Rds Swiss Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1))

Pairings and results:
[Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2721"] [BlackElo "2801"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 22,53,14,13,30,25,25,10,25,21,15,0,13,8,31,36,33,41,30,44,36,29,33,29, 31,29,35,9,7,13,14,10,8,12]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 d6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1 Re8 9. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} Bf8 10. Nf1 b5 11. Bb3 h6 12. Ng3 {LiveBook: 45 Games} Ne7 {C90: Closed Ruy Lopez with 7...d6: Early deviations} (12... Na5 13. Bc2 c5 14. d4 cxd4 15. cxd4 exd4 16. Nxd4 Bb7 17. Bf4 Rc8 18. Rc1 g5 19. Bd2 Nc4 20. Bc3 d5 21. Ndf5 b4 22. Bd4 dxe4 {1-0 (55) Oparin,G (2597)-Fedoseev,V (2665) Kolomna 2016}) 13. d4 Ng6 14. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. h3 c5 15. Nh2 Bb7 16. f3 Qb6 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Nf5 Ne7 19. g4 c4 20. Bc2 {0-1 (50) Parshykov,E (1599)-Deutsch,C (1539) Willingen 2016}) 14... Rb8 15. axb5 axb5 16. Ra7 Bd7 17. h3 b4 18. Be3 bxc3 19. bxc3 Qc8 20. Qc2 c6 21. Qa2 Be6 22. Bxe6 Qxe6 23. Qxe6 Rxe6 24. Rc7 exd4 { The position is equal.} 25. Nxd4 Re7 26. Rxc6 Nxe4 27. Nxe4 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B35"] [WhiteElo "2796"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 22,67,49,20,19,25,32,21,48,32,47,47,51,40,66,64,27,29,97,87,83,85,81,67, 98,101,200,199,167,175,193,222,222,204,429,414,508,488,500,478,1050,1033,1002, 968,897,779,1299,1200]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d5 9. exd5 {B35: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: main line} Na5 10. O-O Nxb3 11. Nxb3 b6 12. d6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} e6 13. Qf3 Rb8 {[#]} 14. Rfd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Rad1 Bb7 15. Qh3 Nd5 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (33) Adhiban,B (2670)-Gelfand,B (2737) Douglas 2017}) 14... Bb7 15. Qh3 Rc8 16. Bd4 Nd5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Nf4.} 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Rac1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} b5 (19... Rc6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 20. Qg3 $16 Qf6 21. Nd4 b4 22. c4 bxc3 23. Rxc3 Rxc3 (23... Rb8 $16 {was called for.}) 24. bxc3 $18 Rd8 {intending ...e5.} 25. h4 e5 26. Nf5+ $1 Qxf5 27. Rxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qe4 $2 {[#]} ( 27... Kf6 28. Qe3 Ke6) 28. c4 $1 {[%cal Bc3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} f6 29. Qc3 { White is clearly winning.} Qb1+ 30. Kh2 Qxa2 (30... Qf5 $142 31. Rd2 Qe4) 31. Rd2 Qa4 32. g3 Qc6 33. c5 Rd7 34. Qc4 {Precision: White = 85%, Black = 30%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.3"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 11,67,16,11,16,20,0,12,28,26,27,48,42,43,31,28,20,64,22,33,30,16,17,37, 36,31,29,33,31,27,20,21,21,26,0,22,11,34,34,34,34,47,34,41,25,42,46,46,39,40, 33,36,36,36,36,36,36,36,36]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. a4 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} a5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 7. c4 dxc4 8. Qc2 {The position is equal.} Nb6 9. e4 Bg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... O-O 10. Rd1 Bg4 11. Nbd2 Qc8 12. b3 {0-1 (45) Giri,A (2771)-Nakamura,H (2785) Stavanger 2017}) 10. Be3 Nfd7 11. Na3 O-O 12. Nxc4 Nxc4 13. Qxc4 c6 14. Qb3 Qb6 15. Qxb6 Nxb6 16. Rfc1 Bxf3 17. Bxf3 Rfd8 18. d5 Nd7 19. Rd1 cxd5 20. exd5 Be5 21. Rac1 Bd6 22. Rc3 b6 23. Be2 Nc5 24. Bb5 Be5 25. Rc2 Rac8 26. f4 Bg7 27. Kf1 Rd6 28. Ke2 {White is slightly better.} Bf8 29. b3 Rcd8 30. Bc4 e6 {[%cal Re6d5]} 31. Bxc5 bxc5 32. Rcd2 exd5 33. Rxd5 Rxd5 34. Rxd5 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.4"] [White "Ding, Liren"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2774"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "40"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 14,40,16,17,27,12,17,14,19,23,17,19,15,0,3,0,2,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,11] } 1. Nf3 d5 {[%cal Bd7d5,Bd5e4][%mdl 32]} 2. g3 Nd7 3. d4 b5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 3... Ngf6 4. Bg2 b5 5. O-O Bb7 6. c3 e6 7. a4 b4 8. a5 Rb8 9. Bf4 Ba6 10. Qc2 Be7 11. cxb4 Rxb4 12. Nc3 O-O 13. Na2 Rb7 14. Rfc1 {1/2-1/2 (14) Banusz,T (2616)-Nabaty,T (2640) Zalakaros 2017}) 4. e4 dxe4 5. Ng5 Bb7 6. Bg2 { D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} Ngf6 7. Nc3 e6 8. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} a6 9. Ncxe4 Bd5 10. Re1 h6 11. Nxf6+ Nxf6 12. Ne4 {The position is equal.} Be7 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. Bxd5 Qxd5 15. c3 Rd8 16. Bf4 c5 17. dxc5 Qxc5 18. Qf3 Qd5 19. Qxd5 Rxd5 20. a4 O-O 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.5"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E60"] [WhiteElo "2702"] [BlackElo "2763"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 19,58,24,25,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,2,0,14,28,79,76,62,60,66,-13, -33,-30,-14,-41,-41,-40,-43,-33,-33,-34,-32,-39,-33,-29,0]} 1. d4 {[%cal Bd2d4, Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 c5 4. d5 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bg2 d6 7. Nf3 e6 8. O-O exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. Bf4 Bf5 {LiveBook: 45 Partien. A62: Benoni (mit 7. g3)} 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 $146 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} ({ Vorgänger:} 12... Qxf6 13. Nd2 Qe7 14. e4 Bd7 15. a4 Na6 16. Nc4 Nc7 17. f4 b5 18. axb5 {1/2-1/2 (31) Tomashevsky,E (2696)-Giri,A (2785) Moscow 2017}) 13. Nd2 Bc8 14. Nc4 (14. a4 {looks sharper.} Nd7 15. e4 a6 16. Kh1 h5 17. f4) 14... Bxc3 15. bxc3 b5 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. Re1 a5 18. Qc2 b4 19. a3 Ba6 (19... Rb8 $11 { hält das Gleichgewicht.}) 20. axb4 $16 cxb4 21. cxb4 axb4 22. Qb2 ({Lieber} 22. Ne4 $14) 22... Qb6 $11 23. Ne4 Bc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Schwarz hat Initiative.} 24. Rab1 b3 ({Doch nicht} 24... Bxd5 $6 25. Qxb4 Qxb4 26. Rxb4 $11) 25. Nd2 Rxe2 26. Rxe2 Bxe2 27. Qxb3 Qd4 28. Qb2 Qxb2 29. Rxb2 Nf6 {Precision: Weiß = 67%, Schwarz = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.6"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2762"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "123"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 9,123,12,38,44,43,15,49,17,28,10,18,21,22,-3,33,-28,-27,-25,-32,-43,-42, -71,-64,-69,-31,-29,-13,-29,0,0,0,0,46,52,53,62,66,5,4,7,14,8,22,16,22,20,22, 18,7,0,8,14,13,23,165,188,172,172,426,435,373,424,423,440,456,456,456,455,451, 418,489,404,447,229,452,0,446,414,431,401,772,765,512,11106,29955,29956,29956, 29956,29956,29958,29957,29958,29958,29954,29958,29959,29955,29946,5704,5081, 29975,29976,29976,29977,29977,29978,29978,29979,29979,29980,29980,29981,29981, 29982,29981,29982]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. a3 Bb7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 (5. Nc3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Nxc3 7. Qxc3 Be7 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}) 5... Nc6 6. Nc3 {E12: Queen's Indian: Unusual White 4th moves, 4 a3, 4 Nc3 Bb7 5 a3 and 4 Nc3 Bb7} Ne7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... a6 7. e3 Ne7 8. Be2 Ng6 9. Bg3 { 0-1 (9) Zidek,L (1240)-Schmied,K (1540) Vienna 2012}) 7. h3 Nf5 8. d5 {White is slightly better.} Bd6 9. Qd2 exd5 10. cxd5 O-O 11. O-O-O Re8 12. e3 ({ White should try} 12. Bg5 $1 $14) 12... Bxf4 $11 13. exf4 Ne7 14. Bc4 {[%cal Bf1c4,Bc4b3,Bb3c2][%mdl 32] [#]} b5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 15. Bb3 (15. Nxb5 Bxd5) 15... a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 16. Nxb5 a4 17. Bc2 Nexd5 18. Rhe1 d6 19. Nfd4 Rxe1 20. Rxe1 Nb6 21. Nf5 Qd7 22. Nc3 $1 Re8 23. g4 ({White should play} 23. Rxe8+ $14 Qxe8 24. Ne3) 23... Rxe1+ 24. Qxe1 g6 25. Ng3 Nfd5 26. f5 Nxc3 27. Qxc3 Qd8 28. Kb1 Bg2 29. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} d5 30. fxg6 hxg6 31. f5 d4 (31... Bxh3 $11 {and Black stays safe.} 32. fxg6 fxg6) 32. Qd2 $18 d3 33. Qxg2 {Threatens to win with Bd1.} Qd4 $2 (33... dxc2+ {keeps fighting.} 34. Qxc2 Qe7) 34. Bd1 Nc4 {intending ...c6.} 35. fxg6 fxg6 {and the idea ...c6 leaves Black hopeful.} 36. Qb7 Nd2+ 37. Ka2 Qc4+ 38. b3 Qc1 { [%csl Gd2][%cal Rc1b1]} 39. Qd5+ Kg7 {[%csl Gd2][%cal Rc1b1]} 40. Qd7+ Kf8 { [%csl Gd2][%cal Rc1b1]} 41. Qd8+ (41. Qxd3 $142 {Bc2 is the strong threat.} Qxd1 42. bxa4) 41... Kg7 $2 (41... Kf7 42. Qxd3 Qxd1 43. bxa4 c5) 42. Qd7+ Kf8 {[%csl Gd2][%cal Rc1b1]} 43. Qxd3 Qxd1 44. bxa4 {[%cal Bb3a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6,Ba6a7] [%mdl 32]} c5 (44... Qe1 $142 45. Ne2 Nf1 46. Qd8+ Kg7) 45. Ne4 Nxe4 46. Qxd1 { White wants to mate with Qf3+.} Nc3+ 47. Kb3 Nxd1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KN-KP} 48. a5 Ne3 49. a6 c4+ 50. Kc3 Nd5+ 51. Kxc4 Nc7 52. a7 g5 53. Kc5 Ke7 54. Kc6 Na8 {[#]} 55. Kd5 $1 {[%cal Rd5e5] White mates.} (55. Kb7 Kd6 $14) 55... Kf6 56. Kd6 Kf7 57. Ke5 Kg6 58. Ke6 Nb6 59. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Na8 60. a5 Kg7 61. Kf5 Kh6 62. Kf6 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 49%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.7"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Li, Chao b"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2683"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 17,57,13,15,22,8,18,41,32,100,69,77,61,55,52,78,78,92,79,105,98,114,68, 195,185,249,244,254,257,561,568,580,578,557,573,561,550,545,543,758,719,29983, 29984]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Qa4+ Nd7 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Be2 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} Nb6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Qb4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Qa5 Bd7 11. Rb1 Bc6 12. e5 Be4 13. Rb2 c5 14. O-O cxd4 15. cxd4 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Qxd4 17. Bxb7 {0-1 (42) Karpov,A (2626)-Li,C (2739) Germany 2017}) 10... Qd6 11. O-O {The position is equal.} Bg4 12. Qb3 c6 (12... Be6 $14 13. Qc2 Bc4) 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. Ba3 Nc8 15. Rac1 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 Rd8 17. e5 e6 18. c4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is on the roll.} Rb8 19. Be4 c5 (19... Bh6 $14) 20. Bxc5 $18 f6 ( 20... Bh6 {is a better defense.} 21. Rc3 Bf8) 21. Bb4 fxe5 22. d5 b6 $2 (22... a5 {is more resistant.}) 23. dxe6 Ne7 {[#]} 24. Rd7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxd7 25. exd7 Qxd7 26. c5+ {[%cal Bc4c5,Bc5c6][%mdl 32]} Kh8 {Hoping for ...bxc5.} 27. c6 Rc8 {[%cal Re7c6]} 28. Qf7 (28. cxd7 $2 {leads to mate.} Rxc1+ 29. Qd1 Rxd1+ 30. Be1 Rxe1#) 28... Qd4 29. Bxe7 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 36%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.8"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2651"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "23"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 9,23,0,0,-8,-2,-6,-10,-22,5,5,9,0,14,-15,-21,-23]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 a6 {The position is equal.} 6. h3 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} (6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Ne5 Bf5 8. g4 Nxe5 9. gxf5 Nc6 10. Qd3 g6 11. O-O-O Bg7 12. h4 Nb4 13. Qe2 gxf5 {1-0 (38) Aronian,L (2799)-Le,Q (2739) Saint Louis 2017}) 6... Nc6 7. Nf3 Bf5 8. Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. Bd3 Bg6 9. O-O e6 10. Ne2 Rc8 11. c3 Bd6 12. a4 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Bxf4 14. Nxf4 {1-0 (44) Triapishko,O (2508)-Tekeyev,Z (2380) Sochi 2017}) 8... Qb6 9. Nxc6 Qxc6 10. Bd3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 e6 12. O-O 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.16"] [Round "1.9"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2738"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 19,90,10,17,0,0,-6,24,7,22,16,25,21,31,0,7,0,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 O-O {D38: Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} 8. e3 Bf5 9. Qb3 Bxc3+ 10. Qxc3 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. Nd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2e4, Be4g3][%mdl 32]} Rc8 12. b4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Be2 c5 13. O-O Qb6 14. Rfc1 Rfe8 15. Kf1 {1/2-1/2 (40) Karjakin,S (2783)-Harikrishna,P (2755) Shamkir 2017}) 12... Re8 13. Be2 Ne4 14. Nxe4 Qxh4 15. Ng3 Bg4 16. f3 Bf5 {The position is equal.} 17. O-O Qg5 18. e4 dxe4 19. Nxf5 ({Reject} 19. fxe4 Bxe4 20. Bf3 Nf6 $17) 19... Qxf5 20. fxe4 $1 Qxe4 21. Bf3 Qe3+ 22. Qxe3 Rxe3 23. Bxb7 Rb8 24. Bc6 Nf6 25. b5 Rd8 26. Rad1 Nd5 27. Rde1 Rxe1 28. Rxe1 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Kf8 29. Rc1 Nf4 30. Bf3 Rxd4 31. Rxc7 Ra4 $1 32. Rc8+ Ke7 33. Ra8 Ra5 ({Avoid the trap} 33... Rxa2 $2 34. b6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} ) 34. a4 Nd3 ({Don't blunder} 34... Rxa4 $2 {[#]} 35. b6 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]}) 35. Bd1 Nc5 36. Rc8 Nxa4 37. Rc7+ Kd6 38. Rxf7 Nc3 {aiming for ...Ra1.} 39. Bf3 g5 40. h4 gxh4 41. b6 axb6 42. Rf6+ Ke5 43. Rxb6 {[#]} h3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 44. Rxh6 {Hoping for Rh5+.} (44. gxh3 Kf4) 44... Ra1+ 45. Kh2 hxg2 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 86%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B96"] [WhiteElo "2762"] [BlackElo "2796"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 26,61,36,0,0,0,25,32,20,0,34,38,23,32,47,32,40,44,23,31,42,26,27,33,44, 41,74,0,0,0,0,0,-7,-12,-12,-12,-11,-15]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. a3 Be7 {B96: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 e6 7 f4, lines other than 7...Qb6 and 7...Be7} 10. Bf2 (10. Qd3 Nbd7 11. O-O-O g5 12. fxg5 Ne5 13. Qd2 Nh7 14. Nf3 hxg5 15. Bf2 Qc7 16. Be2 Bd7 17. h4 { 1/2-1/2 (30) Caruana,F (2807)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2791) Saint Louis 2017}) 10... Qc7 11. Qf3 Nbd7 12. O-O-O b5 13. g4 Bb7 14. h4 {LiveBook: 3 Games. next g5 is good for White.} Nc5 {[%cal Rc5e4]} 15. Bd3 h5 16. g5 Ng4 17. Rhg1 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 17. f5 Nxd3+ 18. cxd3 {1/2-1/2 (38) Konguvel,P (2388)-Niekras,D (2291) Warsaw 2017}) 17... g6 18. Rxg4 hxg4 ({Don't do} 18... Nxd3+ 19. Rxd3 hxg4 20. Qxg4 $15) 19. Qxg4 e5 20. Nf3 Rc8 21. fxe5 dxe5 22. Kb1 Rd8 23. Nd5 Bxd5 24. exd5 Nxd3 25. Rxd3 O-O 26. h5 (26. Be1 $16) 26... Qc4 $11 {The position is equal.} 27. Qh3 Qc8 $1 $36 {[%cal Rc8h3][%mdl 2048] Black fights for an advantage.} 28. Qxc8 Rxc8 29. Nxe5 {Hoping for d6.} Bxg5 30. d6 { [%cal Bd5d6,Bd6d7][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent d7.} Bf4 31. d7 {Precision: White = 58%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Aronian, Levon"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2801"] [BlackElo "2683"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 27,67,16,17,58,46,17,18,16,53,31,25,26,20,21,134,144,159,156,175,155, 168,173,162,122,347,338,414,408,412,387,767,697,996,994,872,795,6103,3599, 29981,29982,29993,601]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8. Qc2 Nc6 9. Rd1 Qa5 10. a3 Re8 {D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} 11. Nd2 e5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Qb1 Bf5 14. Bd3 Bxd3 $1 {LiveBook: 9 Games} 15. Qxd3 {[#] Bxf6 is the strong threat.} Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4g5] [#]} ( 15... e4 $2 16. Qb1 $18) 16. Nxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. cxd5 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Nb5 18. Ne4 {1/2-1/2 (54) Le,Q (2726)-Yu,Y (2753) Danzhou 2017}) 16... Nxg5 17. b4 Qa6 18. bxc5 {Threatens to win with h4.} Rad8 $1 {[%cal Rd8d5] White must now prevent ...Rxd5!} 19. Nb4 (19. h4 $2 {[#]} Rxd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 20. Qb1 ( 20. hxg5 $2 Nf3+ 21. Nxf3 Rxd3 $19) 20... Nge6 $19) 19... Qa4 20. Qb1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White has good play.} a5 (20... Nc6 $1 $11) 21. Nd5 $16 Nc2+ 22. Ke2 {[%cal Be1e2,Be2f3,Bf3g3][%mdl 32]} Ne4 23. Nxe4 {And now Nb6 would win.} Qxc4+ 24. Kf3 Rxd5 25. g4 {aiming for Rxd5.} ({Stronger than} 25. Qxb7 Rxd1 26. Rxd1 f5 $15) ({Reject} 25. Rxd5 $6 f5 $14) 25... f5 $2 (25... Rf8 $16) 26. gxf5 $18 Rf8 27. Qxb7 Rxf5+ 28. Kg3 Rxd1 $2 (28... Rd3) 29. Rxd1 Nd4 30. exd4 Rf7 31. Qb1 Rf4 32. f3 Qe6 33. Ng5 Qh6 34. Qb8+ 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.3"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2721"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "45"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 17,45,8,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,-29,-17,-15,-6,-14,-9,-35,0,-28,-21,-53,-58, -52,-45,-45,-54,-51,-54,-43]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O Bg4 5. h3 Bh5 6. d3 Nbd7 7. Qe1 {A07: Barcza-System (Königsfianchetto mit möglichen Übergängen in andere Systeme)} e5 8. e4 Bd6 (8... dxe4 9. dxe4 Be7 10. Nh4 O-O 11. Nd2 Qc7 12. f4 exf4 13. gxf4 Rfe8 14. Kh1 Bb4 {1-0 (35) Giri,A (2785)-So,W (2815) chess.com INT 2017}) 9. Nh4 O-O {LiveBook: 4 Partien} 10. Nf5 Bc7 11. Nc3 {[%cal Re4d5]} Nb6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 11... dxe4 12. dxe4 Re8 13. Be3 Bb6 14. Na4 Bxe3 15. Qxe3 {1/2-1/2 (46) Dimitrov,V (2451)-David,V (2260) France 2002}) 12. a4 a5 13. f4 (13. b3 {is more complex.} Re8 14. Bd2 h6 15. Nh4 Nh7 16. Nf5) 13... dxe4 14. dxe4 exf4 15. gxf4 Bg6 {Und weiter mit ...Lxf5 wäre nett.} 16. Ng3 Re8 17. e5 Nbd5 {[%cal Bb6d5,Bd5c3,Bc3e2][%mdl 32]} (17... Bxc2 18. Qf2 $14) 18. Qd1 Nxc3 19. Qxd8 Ne2+ {Schwarz steht etwas besser.} 20. Nxe2 Raxd8 21. Ng3 Nh5 22. Nxh5 $1 {[#] Lf3 ist eine echte Drohung.} Bxh5 23. Ra3 { Precision: Weiß = 62%, Schwarz = 85%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.4"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 23,90,13,8,7,7,8,10,4,8,10,4,0,0,0,4,0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Nf3 dxc4 8. Qxc4 b6 9. Bg5 {E36: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...d5 5 a3} (9. h4 Bb7 10. Bg5 Qd5 11. Rc1 Nbd7 12. Qxd5 Bxd5 13. Ne5 c5 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. f3 Rab8 {0-1 (36) Kasparov,G (2812)-Aronian,L (2799) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... Ba6 10. Qa4 Qd7 11. Qxd7 Nbxd7 12. Bxf6 gxf6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 13. e3 Bb7 14. Be2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Bb5 Rfd8 15. O-O c6 16. Be2 c5 {1/2-1/2 (49) Sarkar,J (2415)-Petrov,N (2512) Sitges 2016}) 14... c5 15. O-O Rfc8 16. Rac1 Kf8 17. Rfd1 Ke7 18. Kf1 a6 19. Rd2 Be4 20. Rc3 b5 21. dxc5 Nxc5 22. Nd4 Na4 23. Rxc8 Rxc8 24. f3 Rc1+ 25. Kf2 Bg6 26. e4 e5 27. Nb3 Rb1 28. g4 h5 {[#] And now ...hxg4 would win.} 29. h3 h4 30. Na5 Nxb2 31. Nc6+ Kf8 32. Nb4 a5 33. Nc6 b4 34. axb4 axb4 35. Rd8+ Kg7 36. Rb8 Nd1+ 37. Bxd1 $1 Rxd1 38. Nxb4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Rd2+ 39. Kg1 Kh6 40. Nd5 f5 41. gxf5 Bxf5 42. Rh8+ Kg5 43. Rg8+ Kh6 $1 44. Rh8+ Kg5 45. Rg8+ Kh6 $1 {Precision: White = 87%, Black = 87%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.5"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C53"] [WhiteElo "2763"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "38"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 21,38,7,11,0,0,-23,-19,-5,-9,-18,-17,-15,-29,-28,0,-6,-16,-15,-15]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. h3 a5 { C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} 9. Nbd2 Be6 10. Bb5 Qb8 11. Nf1 Qa7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 12. Re2 (12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Nxe3 Ne7 14. a4 Ng6 15. Bc4 Bxc4 16. Nxc4 {1/2-1/2 (44) Carlsen,M (2837)-Ding,L (2774) Saint Louis 2017}) 12... a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Qb6 13. Ba4 Qa6 14. Bc2 Rad8 15. Qe1 Rfe8 16. Ng3 {1-0 (41) Harika,D (2528)-Degtiarev,E (2412) Douglas 2017} ) 13. d4 exd4 14. Bxc6 $1 {[%cal Rc3d4]} d3 15. Qxd3 {[#] Bd5 is the strong threat.} bxc6 16. Ng3 Qa6 17. Qd1 Bc4 18. Re1 Qb6 19. Nd4 Rfe8 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.6"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E73"] [WhiteElo "2705"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 21,74,62,93,43,52,29,37,33,38,29,35,33,31,73,77,0,16,-65,-55,-45,-52, -47,-52,-38,-67,-64,-35,-111,-106,-116,-112,-97,-108,-106,-102,-159,-155,-353, -350,-410,-407,-377,-364,-523,-390,-390,-387,-400,-397,-355,0,-2874,-1210, -29987,-6191]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. g4 Na6 {E73: Königsindisch (Awerbach-Angriff)} 9. h4 Nc5 10. f3 h5 11. g5 Nh7 {LiveBook: 11 Partien} 12. Kd2 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12. Qd2 f6 13. gxf6 Rxf6 14. O-O-O Bd7 15. Nh3 Qe7 {1-0 (45) Rodshtein,M (2699)-Kovalev,V (2636) Heraklio 2017}) 12... Bd7 13. Nh3 c6 14. Nf2 cxd5 15. exd5 f5 16. gxf6 Nxf6 17. Bxc5 $1 dxc5 18. Kc2 (18. Qg1 $1 $16) 18... a4 {[%cal Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} 19. Qd2 ({Günstiger ist} 19. Nfe4 $11) 19... a3 $15 20. b3 e4 $1 {[%cal Re4f3]} 21. fxe4 Ng4 22. Nxg4 $1 hxg4 23. h5 Rf2 {Weiss muss nun ...Lxc3 beachten.} 24. h6 {[#]} ({Besser ist} 24. Rae1 $15) 24... Be5 $1 $17 25. Raf1 g3 26. Rxf2 gxf2 27. Nd1 Qf6 28. Rf1 (28. Qe3 $142 Bd4 29. Qg3) 28... Bd4 29. Nxf2 $2 (29. Qd3 $17 {kämpft weiter.} Re8 30. Nc3) 29... Bxf2 $19 30. e5 Qxe5 31. Rxf2 Bf5+ 32. Kd1 (32. Rxf5 $142 gxf5 33. Bd3) 32... Qa1+ 33. Qc1 Qxa2 34. Rxf5 {Tf3 ist eine echte Drohung.} Qxb3+ 35. Kd2 {[#] zielt auf Da1! ab.} Qa2+ $2 (35... a2 $1 $19 {[%cal Ra2a1]} 36. Qa1 Qb4+ 37. Kc2 (37. Ke3 $2 Ra3+ 38. Kf2 Qc3 $19) 37... Qb1+ 38. Qxb1 axb1=B+ 39. Kxb1 gxf5) 36. Ke1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (36. Kd1 $11 Qb3+ 37. Kd2) 36... Qb2 37. Qf4 Qb1+ {Precision: Weiß = 39%, Schwarz = 73%. } (37... gxf5 $142 38. Qf1 a2 39. h7+ Kh8 40. Qf4 Re8 41. Kf2 Qxe2+ 42. Kg3 a1=Q 43. Kh4 Qh1+ 44. Kg5 Qhh5+ 45. Kf6 Rf8#) 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.7"] [White "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C53"] [WhiteElo "2738"] [BlackElo "2702"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 21,60,24,20,13,15,11,23,2,5,14,13,0,12,10,25,-8,6,4,4,2,2,0,3,7,10,9,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Ba7 (7... h6 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 a5 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bb5 Na7 12. d4 exd4 13. cxd4 Bb4 14. Bd3 d5 15. e5 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (76) Vachier Lagrave,M (2804)-Svidler,P (2751) Tbilisi 2017}) 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3] [%mdl 32]} Re8 {[%cal Bf8e8,Be8e6,Be6d6,Bd6d3][%mdl 32]} 11. Nf1 Be6 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. b4 d5 14. Ng3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Qc2 b5 15. axb5 axb5 16. Be3 Bxe3 17. Nxe3 Ne7 {1/2-1/2 (17) Praggnanandhaa,R (2487) -Svetushkin,D (2558) Barcelona 2017}) 14... dxe4 15. dxe4 Qxd1 16. Rxd1 Rd6 17. Ba3 b5 18. Re1 Re8 {The position is equal.} 19. c4 Rd3 20. axb5 axb5 21. c5 Ra8 22. Bb2 Nxb4 23. Rec1 Rb3 24. Bxe5 Nd3 $1 {[%csl LRc1,LRc5]} 25. Rd1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] [#] Nd4 is the strong threat. White is pushing.} Nxe5 26. Nxe5 { Black must now prevent Rd4.} Rxg3 27. fxg3 {And now Kh2 would win.} Bxc5+ 28. Kh2 Rxa1 29. Rxa1 Nxe4 30. Rb1 b4 {Precision: White = 82%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.8"] [White "Li, Chao b"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 22,80,16,6,7,10,14,12,9,8,10,0,0,0,20,-12,-14,-12,-21,-22,0,-20,0,-15, -5,-27,-27,-38,-47,-41,-43,-81,-56,-51,-34,-35,-35,-30,-26,-46,-35,-37,-45,-91, 0,0,0,-18,-14,-24,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8. Qc2 Nh5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. O-O-O Nb6 11. h3 g6 12. Nf3 Ng7 {D36: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation: Main line (5 Bg5 c6 6 Qc2)} (12... Be6 13. Kb1 O-O-O 14. Nd2 Ng7 15. g4 Kb8 16. Nb3 h5 17. f3 Bc8 18. Qf2 hxg4 19. hxg4 Ne6 20. f4 {0-1 (75) Nakamura,H (2793) -Onischuk,A (2667) Saint Louis 2017}) 13. g4 Be6 14. Kb1 O-O-O 15. Na4 Ne8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Nxa4 16. Qxa4 Kb8 17. Rc1 f6 18. Rc3 Rd6 19. Rhc1 Rc8 20. Ne1 {1/2-1/2 (54) Riazantsev,A (2666)-Visakh,N (2458) Douglas 2017}) 16. Rc1 Nd6 17. Nc5 Kb8 18. Ne5 Bc8 19. Rhe1 f6 20. Nf3 Rhe8 21. Rg1 g5 22. Nd2 Rh8 23. Rce1 h5 24. f4 hxg4 25. hxg4 Rh3 26. fxg5 Rxe3 27. Nf3 fxg5 28. Ne5 Rxe1+ $1 29. Rxe1 {[#] Hoping for Nxc6+!} Ka8 30. Qc1 {Threatens to win with Nxc6!} Qg7 31. b3 Ne4 32. Rf1 Rf8 ({Black should try} 32... Nxc5 $17 33. Qxc5 Nd7) 33. Rxf8 Qxf8 34. Nxe4 dxe4 35. Bxe4 Qb4 36. Qe3 {The position is equal.} a5 37. Kc2 Qa3 38. Kb1 Qb4 39. Kc2 Qa3 40. Kb1 Qb4 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.17"] [Round "2.9"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2719"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 10,103,31,31,35,23,27,28,22,12,27,0,0,4,14,0,0,0,3,0,0,-6,4,0,2,6,0,0,0, 0,0,0,8,15,17,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-18,-29,-12,-8,-10,0,-8,-8,-8,-10,-9,0,0,0,0,0, -35,-35,-35,-32,-32,-32,-32,-32,-32,-32,-37,-3,-8,0,-1,0,-6,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0, -37,-37,-37,-29,-30,-8,-8,-8,-9,-11,-28,-10,-16]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. e4 Bb4+ (3... Bb7 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. Ne2 Nb4 6. Nbc3 Nxd3+ 7. Qxd3 Ne7 8. O-O d6 9. Be3 Qd7 10. d5 Ng6 11. f4 Be7 12. Bd4 e5 13. fxe5 dxe5 {0-1 (49) Matlakov,M (2728) -Andreikin,D (2706) Tbilisi 2017}) 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. Bd3 {LiveBook: 3 Games. C01: French: Exchange Variation} Nc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... dxc4 7. Bxc4 Nf6 8. Nc3 Bb7 9. Qe3 O-O 10. Nf3 Qe7 11. O-O c5 12. e5 Nd5 13. Bxd5 { 1/2-1/2 (13) Ringoir,T (2504)-Berczes,D (2493) Cleveland 2015}) 7. Ne2 dxe4 8. Bxe4 {White has an edge.} Bb7 9. Nbc3 Nf6 10. Bf3 O-O 11. O-O Qc8 12. Rad1 Ne7 13. Bxb7 Qxb7 14. Ng3 Rad8 15. Qe3 Rfe8 16. f3 Qa6 17. b3 Qa5 18. Rd3 a6 19. Nge4 Nd7 20. a4 Nf5 21. Qd2 Qb4 22. Rb1 Nf8 23. d5 exd5 24. Nxd5 Qxd2 25. Rxd2 c6 26. Ndc3 Rxd2 27. Nxd2 Re3 28. Nde4 {And now Rd1 would win.} Ne6 29. Rd1 { [#] aiming for Kf2.} h5 30. b4 h4 31. h3 Ng3 32. Kf2 Nxe4+ 33. Kxe3 Nxc3 34. Rd6 Nxa4 {Strongly threatening ...c5.} 35. Rxc6 Kf8 36. c5 bxc5 37. Rxa6 Nc3 38. Ra8+ Ke7 39. bxc5 Nd5+ 40. Ke4 $1 Nf6+ 41. Ke5 Nxc5 42. Kf5 Ne6 43. Ra7+ Kf8 44. Ra8+ Ne8 45. Kg4 g5 46. g3 hxg3 47. Kxg3 f6 48. h4 Kf7 49. hxg5 Nxg5 50. f4 Ne4+ 51. Kg4 Ng7 52. f5 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.1"] [White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2796"] [BlackElo "2801"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 25,92,10,21,10,20,14,25,23,18,16,29,30,29,17,45,39,45,31,23,22,30,31,25, 31,85,75,75,74,60,63,92,110,118,106,121,129,127,94,110,112,122,122,122,130,136, 118,137,66,66,65,66,66,60,15,14,14,14,14,14,14,14,14,14,15,20,17,25,12,12]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Na5 {C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} 10. Ba2 Be6 11. b4 Bxa2 12. Rxa2 Nc6 13. Bg5 Nd7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} (13... Qd7 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nd5 a5 16. c4 Ne7 17. Rc2 Nxd5 18. cxd5 axb4 19. axb4 {1-0 (31) Carlsen,M (2837)-Ding,L (2774) Saint Louis 2017}) 14. Bd2 Nf6 15. Re1 Qd7 {[#]} 16. Nd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Qb1 Rab8 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. exd5 {1/2-1/2 (37) Bacrot,E (2715)-Leko,P (2678) Biel 2017}) 16... Nxd5 17. exd5 Nd8 18. a4 Rb8 19. c4 bxc4 20. dxc4 f5 21. b5 Ra8 22. Bc3 Nb7 23. Qc2 Bf6 24. Nd2 axb5 ({Black should play} 24... Nc5 $14) 25. cxb5 $16 Qf7 26. Qxf5 Qxd5 27. Qc2 $1 Nc5 28. Ne4 Bh4 29. g3 {Threatens to win with Nxc5.} Nxe4 30. Rxe4 Bd8 31. Bb4 Rf3 32. Ra3 (32. Ra1 {feels hotter.} Rd3 33. Qe2 Bg5 34. Be1 Rf8 35. Qa2) 32... Rf7 33. Qc4 Qxc4 34. Rxc4 d5 35. Rc2 d4 36. Rc5 (36. Rc4 $16) 36... Be7 $14 37. Rc4 Bxb4 38. Rxb4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} Rd7 39. Kg2 d3 40. Ra1 d2 41. Rd1 Rd4 42. Rxd4 exd4 43. Rxd2 Rxa4 44. Rc2 Ra5 45. Rxc7 Rxb5 46. Rc8+ Kf7 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 71%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Giri, Anish"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2762"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 33,41,11,13,10,7,10,11,14,14,9]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. Be2 O-O 8. b3 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Bb2 Qe7 11. Rad1 Rad8 12. Rfe1 Rfe8 13. e4 {D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3} (13. h3 h6 14. Qb1 Bb4 15. Rf1 Bd6 16. Rfe1 Bb4 17. Rf1 Bd6 {1/2-1/2 (17) Ivanchuk,V (2728)-Duda,J (2707) Tbilisi 2017}) 13... Nxe4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15. Qxe4 Bb4 16. Rf1 Bd6 17. Ne5 f5 {LiveBook: 6 Games. The position is equal.} 18. Qf3 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Bc5 20. Bc3 $146 a5 21. Qf4 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.3"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E63"] [WhiteElo "2702"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 19,95,4,37,22,22,25,24,18,9,0,0,0,-14,0,0,-25,0,-58,-12,-6,0,-18,11,11, 11,11,11,11,16,11,34,34,34,35,39,42,40,39,40,39,39,12,14,17,25,36,39,25,39,2, 25,0,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,0,25,25,25,25,25,25,25,0,32,32,49, 0]} 1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. g3 a6 6. Bg2 Nf6 7. O-O O-O 8. e3 Rb8 9. Qe2 {E63: King's Indian: Fianchetto: Panno Variation with 7...a6} b5 (9... e6 10. b3 b5 11. Bb2 bxc4 12. Qxc4 Nb4 13. a3 Nbd5 14. b4 a5 15. b5 c6 16. a4 cxb5 17. axb5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Jakovenko,D (2736)-Wang,H (2739) St Petersburg 2012}) 10. Rd1 e6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 11. b3 bxc4 12. Qxc4 Nb4 13. a3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Qe2 a5 14. Ba3 Ba6 15. Qd2 Qe7 16. Rac1 Rfd8 { 0-1 (57) Girya,O (2362)-Bodnaruk,A (2384) Dagomys 2010}) 13... Nbd5 14. Ne2 Bd7 {aiming for ...Bb5.} 15. Qc2 Bb5 {And now ...Bxe2 would win.} 16. Re1 {[#]} c5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 17. Bd2 (17. dxc5 Nd7) 17... Rc8 {...cxd4 is the strong threat. } 18. Qb1 (18. Rac1 $11) 18... Bxe2 19. Rxe2 cxd4 20. Nxd4 Nd7 21. Bxd5 exd5 22. Qd1 Qb6 23. Rc1 h5 24. Bc3 Bxd4 (24... Rc7 {seems wilder.} 25. Rec2 Rfc8 26. Qd2 Rc5 27. Kg2 Qb7) 25. Qxd4 Qxd4 26. exd4 Nb8 27. Rec2 Rc6 $1 28. Bb4 Rfc8 $1 29. Rxc6 Rxc6 30. Rxc6 (30. Re1 {is interesting.} Kf8 31. f3 Nd7 32. Bd2 f6 33. Ba5) 30... Nxc6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 31. Bc3 Kf8 32. f3 f5 33. Kf2 Ke7 34. Ke3 Nd8 35. Kd3 Kd7 36. Bd2 Ne6 37. h4 Kc6 38. Be3 Nc7 39. a4 Ne6 40. Bd2 Kc7 41. Kc3 Kd7 42. Kd3 Kc7 43. Bc1 Kd7 44. Bg5 Ke8 45. Bd2 Kd7 46. Be3 Kd8 47. Kc3 Kc7 48. Kd3 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.4"] [White "Ding, Liren"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "2774"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 18,76,0,4,16,17,17,-9,-9,-13,-8,-18,-8,-10,-8,-8,-2,-6,-6,-36,0,0,0,0, 19,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O e6 5. h3 Bh5 6. c4 {A07: Barcza-System (Königsfianchetto mit möglichen Übergängen in andere Systeme)} Nf6 7. d3 Be7 8. Qb3 Qb6 9. Be3 Qxb3 10. axb3 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} a6 11. g4 Bg6 12. Nc3 $146 ( {Vorgänger:} 12. Ne5) 12... Nbd7 13. Nd2 $1 O-O 14. f4 h6 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 exd5 17. f5 Bh7 18. Bd4 Rfe8 (18... h5 $5) 19. e4 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} dxe4 20. dxe4 Rad8 21. Nc4 Nc5 22. Be3 Nxb3 23. Rad1 f6 24. Bb6 Bc5+ 25. Bxc5 Nxc5 26. Na5 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 g6 28. Rd4 {Weiss will b4 spielen.} Re7 $1 29. b4 Na4 30. Rd8+ Kg7 31. Rb8 c5 32. Nxb7 cxb4 33. Na5 Re5 34. Rb7+ Kh8 35. Nc6 Rb5 $1 $132 {[%cal Rb5b7][%mdl 2048] Schwarz is fighting back} 36. Rxb5 axb5 37. Nxb4 gxf5 38. exf5 Bg8 {Precision: Weiß = 82%, Schwarz = 65%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.5"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2763"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 15,77,10,10,4,0,0,10,6,13,0,9,13,15,12,13,-5,0,-42,-36,-89,-81,-102,-86, -121,-104,-110,-72,-147,-131,-140,-133,-214,-208,-308,-303,-304,-304,-269,-254, -324,-323,-322,-310,-291,-249,-352,-375,-521,-521,-539,-471,-446,-207,-2066, -1741,-6315,-6279,-29988,-29989,-29991,-29992,-29992,-29993,-29999]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 a6 6. Bxd7+ Bxd7 7. Nc3 e5 8. Qd3 { B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3...Bd7} Rc8 {LiveBook: 11 Games} (8... h6 9. Nd2 Be6 10. Nc4 Rc8 11. Ne3 Nf6 12. O-O Be7 13. Rd1 O-O 14. Bd2 Rc5 15. a4 Qc8 {1/2-1/2 (31) Anand,V (2783)-Kasparov,G (2812) Saint Louis 2017}) 9. Nd2 Be6 10. Nf1 {The position is equal.} Be7 {[%cal Bf8e7,Be7d8, Bd8b6,Bb6a7][%mdl 32]} 11. Ne3 Nf6 12. O-O Qc7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... O-O 13. a4 Qc7 14. Bd2 h6 15. b3 Rfd8 {0-1 (75) Fernandez Garcia,J (2457)-Alonso Bouza,J (2266) Havana 2009}) 13. a4 Qc5 14. Rd1 O-O 15. Bd2 Bd8 16. Nf5 Bxf5 $1 17. exf5 {[#]} (17. Be3 $1 $15 Qb4 18. exf5) 17... d5 $1 $17 18. Rac1 Bb6 19. Qe2 h6 20. a5 Ba7 ({Stronger than} 20... Qxa5 21. Ne4 $16) 21. Na4 (21. Be1 $142) 21... Qc6 22. b3 Rfe8 23. Kh1 (23. c3 $17 {is a better defense.}) 23... Qd7 $19 24. g4 (24. Qf3 {was worth a try.}) 24... d4 25. Qf3 e4 26. Qg2 Qc6 27. g5 hxg5 28. Bxg5 e3 29. f3 Re5 30. Qh3 (30. Nb6 $142 Bxb6 31. axb6 Qxb6 {[#]} 32. Rxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 30... e2 31. Rg1 d3 32. Nb6 Bxb6 33. axb6 Rce8 (33... dxc2 $142 34. Bf4 e1=R 35. Rgxe1 Rxe1+ 36. Rxe1 Rd8) 34. Bh6 $2 {[#]} (34. Rce1 Ne4 35. fxe4 Qxe4+ 36. Qg2 dxc2 37. Qxe4 Rxe4 38. Rg3) 34... Ng4 $1 {[%mdl 512] } 35. Rxg4 e1=Q+ 36. Rxe1 Rxe1+ {Black mates.} 37. Kg2 R8e2+ 38. Kg3 Rg1+ 39. Kh4 Qxh6# {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 80%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.6"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B85"] [WhiteElo "2683"] [BlackElo "2738"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 29,39,13,13,10,13,0,16,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Qe1 O-O 11. Qg3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. a3 Bb7 14. Kh1 Bc6 15. Rae1 Rad8 {The position is equal.} 16. Bd3 {B85: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines with early Be3} Qd7 17. Nd1 (17. Rf3 e5 18. fxe5 Nh5 19. Qh3 Qxh3 20. Rxh3 Nf4 21. Rf3 Nxd3 22. cxd3 dxe5 23. Bxe5 b4 24. axb4 Bxb4 {0-1 (68) Hou,Y (2666)-Giri,A (2775) Geneve 2017 }) 17... Nh5 18. Qg4 {[#]} Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18... g6 19. Ne3 Nf6 20. Qf3 Qc7 21. f5 e5 22. Bc3 Kh8 23. Ng4 Nxg4 24. Qxg4 {0-1 (32) Brkic,A (2584) -Bosiocic,M (2567) Mali Losinj 2016}) 19. Qg3 Nh5 20. Qg4 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.7"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2721"] [BlackElo "2651"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 13,35,23,38,22,26,37,34,43,24,19,27,-21,-17,-37,-7,-13,0,0,-8,-7,16,7, 21,15]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Bg6 6. O-O Nd7 7. Nbd2 { B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (7. a4 a5 8. Nbd2 Nh6 9. Nb3 Nf5 10. g4 Ne7 11. Ne1 h5 12. gxh5 Bh7 13. Ng2 Nf5 14. Bg4 c5 {1-0 (43) Anand,V (2786)-Jobava, B (2707) Leuven 2017}) 7... a6 {LiveBook: 7 Games} 8. Nb3 c5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 8... Rc8 9. Bd2 Nh6 10. Na5 Qb6 11. c4 Be7 12. c5 Qxb2 13. Rc1 { 1-0 (41) Areshchenko,A (2664)-Iotov,V (2588) Plovdiv 2010}) 9. dxc5 {White has an edge.} Bxc5 10. Nxc5 Nxc5 11. Be3 Nd7 12. Nd4 Nxe5 13. f4 Nc6 14. c4 { The position is equal.} Nge7 15. cxd5 Qxd5 16. Nxc6 Qxd1 17. Raxd1 {[#] Black must now prevent Nxe7.} bxc6 18. Bc5 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 52%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.8"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Li, Chao b"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2692"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "156"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 15,156,16,31,21,26,17,33,21,25,12,9,5,13,3,4,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,6,5,13,12,9, 7,39,9,4,0,14,10,17,10,12,12,13,13,14,13,15,13,19,0,11,0,14,8,18,14,18,0,8,8,8, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,19,22,20,20,77,77,80,78,139,139,152,77,77,77,86,86,86,86,86,87, 106,131,144,86,86,77,77,77,148,85,85,75,77,75,75,0,77,77,82,75,77,75,75,75,75, 75,82,75,75,75,81,75,75,75,75,0,0,0,75,18,18,8,75,75,75,8,75,75,75,20,20,20,20, 20,20,20,18,-8,-8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d3 Nf6 6. d4 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 8. O-O Re8 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 9. Bf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. h3 Nbd7 10. c4 Nf8 11. Nc3 Ng6 12. Re1 c6 13. Qc2 Bd7 14. Bg5 Nh5 15. Bxe7 Rxe7 16. Rxe7 Qxe7 { 1-0 (45) Carlsen,M (2840)-Bu,X (2705) Doha 2016}) 9... Nbd7 10. c4 d5 11. Qb3 c5 12. cxd5 Nb6 13. Nc3 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nfxd5 15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. Nb5 Rd8 17. Be2 { Threatening Bc7.} Qxb3 18. axb3 Nd5 19. Be5 Bd7 20. Rfd1 Bxb5 21. Bxb5 Nb4 22. Bc7 Rxd1+ 23. Rxd1 a6 24. Be2 Kf8 25. Bg4 g6 26. g3 h5 27. Bh3 Nc6 28. Rd7 Nb8 29. Rd5 Nc6 30. Rd7 Nb8 31. Rd5 Nc6 32. Bb6 Ke8 33. Rd7 Rb8 34. f4 h4 35. Kf2 hxg3+ 36. Kxg3 Bd8 37. Bc5 Be7 38. Bxe7 Nxe7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 39. Kh4 f6 40. Be6 a5 41. Kg4 Kf8 (41... b5 $11 {keeps the balance.} 42. Rd6 Kf8) 42. h4 $1 $16 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} b5 43. h5 $1 {[%cal Rh5h6]} gxh5+ (43... f5+ $142 44. Kg5 gxh5) 44. Kxh5 a4 45. b4 (45. Kh6 $142) 45... Ke8 46. f5 Nc6 47. Rh7 Rd8 48. Kg6 Rd2 49. Kxf6 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Kd8 50. Rb7 Nxb4 { [#]} 51. Rxb5 (51. Kg7 $142 $1 Na6 52. f6 (52. Rxb5 Nc7 $16)) 51... Rxb2 52. Ra5 Nc6 53. Rxa4 {Hoping for Rc4.} Rb4 (53... Rd2 $142 54. Kf7 Kc7) 54. Ra3 ({ White should play} 54. Rxb4 {White wants to mate with Rc4.} Nxb4 55. Kg7) 54... Kc7 55. Kf7 {Threatens to win with Bd5.} Ne5+ 56. Ke7 {Strongly threatening Bd5.} Nc6+ 57. Kf7 Ne5+ $1 58. Kg7 Rg4+ 59. Kf8 Rf4 60. Ke7 Nc6+ 61. Kf7 Rf2 62. Ra1 Rf4 63. Ra2 Kd6 64. Ra6 Kc7 65. f6 {And now Bh3 would win.} Ne5+ 66. Kg7 Rf1 67. Bh3 (67. Bd5 $16) 67... Rf3 $1 $11 68. Be6 ({Better is} 68. Ra7+ $11 Kb6 69. Re7 Rg3+ 70. Bg4 Rxg4+ 71. Kh6 Rg6+ 72. Kh5) 68... Rf1 $1 $16 69. Ra7+ ({White should try} 69. Bb3 $16) 69... Kd6 $1 $11 70. Bh3 Rg1+ (70... Rf3 $1 $11) 71. Kf8 $16 Rg3 {[#]} 72. Bc8 (72. Ra6+ $1 $16 Kc7 73. Be6) 72... Rc3 ( 72... Rf3 $11) 73. Ra6+ Kc7 74. Re6 (74. Be6 $16) 74... Re3 $11 {The position is equal.} 75. f7 $1 {aiming for Ke7.} Kxc8 76. Ke8 Nxf7 $1 77. Rxe3 Nd6+ 78. Ke7 Nf5+ {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.18"] [Round "3.9"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B35"] [WhiteElo "2705"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "125"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 30,125,0,0,0,0,5,14,37,0,0,0,0,10,6,15,26,21,30,15,44,30,148,54,54,54, 54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54,54, 54,54,54,54,54,47,48,27,35,35,91,58,58,58,58,58,414,368,339,378,636,650,764, 710,853,852,851,793,895,804,1115,1036,1462,1374,1166,972,2584,1722,2218,2145, 12843,12843,12844,12844,12844,12844]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8. Bb3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. Qd2 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 b5 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. Bxg7 {B77: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack, 9 Bc4 sidelines} (13. exd5 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 a5 15. a3 Qc7 16. O-O-O Rfc8 17. Rd2 Bf5 18. Qf2 a4 19. Ba2 b4 20. g4 b3 21. Bxb3 Bxg4 22. fxg4 axb3 {1/2-1/2 (70) Naiditsch,A (2697) -Jakovenko,D (2760) Dortmund 2009}) 13... Kxg7 14. exd5 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4] [%mdl 32]} 15. a3 Qb6 16. O-O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games} Rfc8 {Strongly threatening ...a4.} 17. g4 h5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Ra7 18. h4 f6 19. Rde1 Be8 20. h5 Rac7 {0-1 (44) Ramaswamy,A (2249)-Rajlich,I (2375) Athens 2001}) 18. h3 Rab8 19. Rhe1 a4 20. Ba2 b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4b3]} 21. Qxb4 Qxb4 22. axb4 Rxb4 23. Rxe7 Rc7 24. c4 Kf6 25. Rde1 Rcb7 (25... Rb8 $11 {remains equal.}) 26. R1e4 (26. c5 $1 $16 {[%cal Rc5c6]} dxc5 27. d6) 26... h4 $14 27. f4 Kg7 28. Re2 Kf8 29. R7e3 Rb8 30. Re4 Kg7 31. Re7 R8b7 32. R7e3 Rb8 33. Ra3 Kf6 34. Rc3 Kg7 35. Rf3 Kf6 36. Rd3 Kg7 37. Rd1 Kf6 38. Rdd2 Kg7 39. Re7 R8b7 40. Re3 Rb8 41. Ree2 Kf6 42. Rc2 R8b7 43. Kd1 Rb8 44. Ke1 R4b6 45. Kf2 Rb4 (45... Kg7 $14) 46. Kf3 Kg7 47. Ke4 f5+ 48. Kd3 $1 fxg4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (48... Kf8 $1 $14 49. g5 Be8) 49. Re7+ $18 Kh6 50. Rxd7 gxh3 $2 (50... Rxb2 51. hxg4 Rxc2 52. Kxc2 Rf8 53. Rxd6 Rxf4) 51. Rxd6 {White is clearly winning.} Rxb2 {[#]} 52. Re6 $1 h2 53. Re1 Rxc2 54. Kxc2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KR} Re8 55. Rh1 (55. Ra1 Re2+ 56. Kd3 Rxa2 $11) 55... Re2+ 56. Kc3 Rxa2 {KR-KR} 57. c5 {[%cal Bc4c5,Bc5c6,Bc6c7][%mdl 32]} Ra3+ 58. Kb4 Rf3 59. c6 Rxf4+ 60. Kb5 Rd4 61. c7 Rxd5+ 62. Kb4 Rd4+ {[#]} 63. Kc3 $1 {Precision: White = 74%, Black = 57%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 15,83,26,33,29,42,26,34,31,28,-1,0,2,14,0,0,0,14,19,7,7,0,8,2,8,27,-8,0, 0,0,0,0,-9,-3,-22,5,0,0,-7,149,149,148,145,176,168,176,167,159,168,223,210,256, 244,240,234,278,278,370,377,449,398,720,761,723,730,978,884,1033,999,1010,993] } 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Ng6 {B30: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5, lines without ...g6} 7. Be3 Be7 8. Be2 O-O {LiveBook: 16 Games. White has an edge.} 9. Nc3 (9. c4 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. Nc3 Bc6 13. Bf1 Bc5 14. Qd2 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 {1/2-1/2 (32) Nepomniachtchi,I (2733) -Lenic,L (2650) Heraklio 2017}) 9... Qc7 10. f4 (10. Nb3 {is interesting.} Rd8 11. Qd2 b6 12. f4 Bb7 13. Rad1) 10... Nxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... a6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. e5 d6 13. exd6 Bxd6 14. Qd2 Rd8 15. Bd3 Rb8 16. b3 Qa5 17. Ne4 Qxd2 18. Bxd2 Bc7 19. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (19) Kulish,I (2280)-Shumiakina,T (2407) Moscow 1999}) 11. Qxd4 b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. Rad1 Bc6 14. a3 Bf6 15. g3 Rac8 16. e5 Be7 17. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rfd8 18. h5 Nf8 19. Ba6 Rb8 20. Qd6 Bxd6 21. exd6 Qc8 22. Bxc8 Rbxc8 23. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} h6 24. Ra1 Ba8 25. a5 Rc6 26. Rfd1 b5 $2 ({Better is} 26... bxa5 $11 27. Rxa5 (27. Bxa7 Ra6 $15) 27... a6) 27. a6 $1 $16 ({Much weaker is} 27. Bxa7 $6 b4 $11) 27... b4 28. Nb5 $1 Rxc2 {[#]} 29. Rd2 $1 $36 {[%cal Rd2c2][%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} Rdc8 {[#]} 30. Nc7 $1 ({Weaker is} 30. Nxa7 Rc1+ 31. Kf2 Rxa1 $11) 30... Rxd2 31. Bxd2 Bc6 (31... e5 $142) 32. Be3 $18 Nh7 33. Bxa7 Nf6 34. Bc5 Ne4 35. Bxb4 Nxg3 36. a7 Ne2+ 37. Kh2 Nxf4 $2 (37... Bb7 38. a8=Q Bxa8) 38. Ra6 {White is clearly winning.} Be4 39. Rb6 Nxh5 40. Rb8 Rf8 41. Bd2 Nf6 42. b4 { Precision: White = 65%, Black = 43%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] {[%evp 15,83,29,38,22,42,29,38,25,14,0,0,0,5,-8,8,10,29,18,29,26,19,18,8,17,40, -12,-12,-12,-14,-8,0,0,0,-12,0,0,0,-10,107,108,143,154,146,152,181,174,176,183, 223,221,219,203,208,214,274,281,329,287,460,430,777,770,710,702,878,847,1015, 972,1023,967]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Ng6 {B30: Sizilianisch (Rossolimo-Variante)} 7. Be3 Be7 8. Be2 O-O {LiveBook: 16 Partien. Weiß hat minimalen Vorteil.} 9. Nc3 (9. c4 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. Nc3 Bc6 13. Bf1 Bc5 14. Qd2 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 {1/2-1/2 (32) Nepomniachtchi, I (2733)-Lenic,L (2650) Heraklio 2017}) 9... Qc7 10. f4 (10. Nb3 {with more complications.} a6 11. f4 b5 12. g3 d6 13. Qe1) 10... Nxd4 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 10... a6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. e5 d6 13. exd6 Bxd6 14. Qd2 Rd8 15. Bd3 Rb8 16. b3 Qa5 17. Ne4 Qxd2 18. Bxd2 Bc7 19. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (19) Kulish,I (2280)-Shumiakina, T (2407) Moscow 1999}) 11. Qxd4 b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. Rad1 Bc6 14. a3 Bf6 15. g3 Rac8 16. e5 Be7 17. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rfd8 18. h5 Nf8 19. Ba6 Rb8 20. Qd6 (20. Qf2 $14) 20... Bxd6 $11 21. exd6 {[#]} Qc8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 22. Bxc8 Rbxc8 23. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} h6 24. Ra1 Ba8 25. a5 Rc6 26. Rfd1 b5 (26... bxa5 $11 27. Rxa5 (27. Bxa7 Ra6 $15) 27... a6) 27. a6 $16 ({ Ein No Go ist} 27. Bxa7 $6 b4 $11) 27... b4 28. Nb5 $1 Rxc2 {[#]} 29. Rd2 $1 $36 {[%cal Rd2c2][%mdl 2048] Schwarz steht unter starkem Druck.} Rdc8 {[#]} 30. Nc7 $1 ({Schwächer ist} 30. Nxa7 Rc1+ 31. Rd1 Rxd1+ 32. Rxd1 Rc2 $14) 30... Rxd2 31. Bxd2 Bc6 32. Be3 Nh7 33. Bxa7 Nf6 34. Bc5 Ne4 35. Bxb4 Nxg3 36. a7 Ne2+ $2 (36... Rf8 37. Ra6 Be4) 37. Kh2 $18 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Nxf4 (37... Bb7 $142 38. a8=Q Bxa8) 38. Ra6 Be4 39. Rb6 Nxh5 40. Rb8 Rf8 41. Bd2 Nf6 42. b4 {Precision: Weiß = 64%, Schwarz = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.1"] [White "Aronian, Levon"] [Black "Giri, Anish"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A15"] [WhiteElo "2801"] [BlackElo "2762"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 13,53,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,0,0,0,-6,93,98,107,93,102,94,109,79,110,107,89,106, 114,123,134,131,295,283,358,339,295,290,288,101,822,822,815,800,797,780]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. d3 (5. e4 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 Nd7 8. Bf4 c6 9. Kc2 Nc5 10. Nd2 Bg7 11. Be3 Na4 12. Bc4 Nb6 13. Bb3 Nd7 14. a4 O-O 15. h4 h5 16. a5 Ne5 17. f3 {1/2-1/2 (48) So,W (2812)-Mamedyarov,S (2800) Paris 2017}) (5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Ba3 O-O 8. d4 b6 9. Bc4 Nc6 10. O-O Na5 11. Bd3 c5 12. dxc5 Qc7 13. Qe2 bxc5 14. Qe3 Bg4 15. Rfc1 Rfd8 16. Bf1 Rab8 17. Qxc5 {1-0 (57) Aronian,L (2792)-Giri,A (2782) Leuven 2016}) 5... Bg7 6. Bd2 { A16: English Opening: 1...Nf6 with ...d5} O-O 7. g3 c5 {[%cal Bc7c5,Bc5c4] [%mdl 32] LiveBook: 9 Games} 8. h4 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor: } 8. Bg2 Nc6 9. O-O e6 10. Qc1 b6 11. Bh6 Bb7 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Rd1 Rc8 14. e3 Qf6 15. Ne4 Qe7 16. b3 Rfd8 17. Qb2+ e5 18. a3 Ba6 19. Rac1 f5 20. Nc3 Nxc3 21. Qxc3 {1/2-1/2 (43) Bischoff,K (2504)-Li,C (2711) Germany 2014}) 8... Nc6 9. h5 Nxc3 10. bxc3 c4 $1 11. hxg6 hxg6 12. Qa4 Na5 (12... Qd5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 13. d4 $16 b6 14. Bg2 Bb7 15. Qc2 Qd5 16. Nh4 Qd7 17. e4 $1 e5 18. d5 Bc8 19. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Qe7 20. f5 g5 $2 (20... Nb7 $16 { was necessary.}) 21. Qd1 $1 $18 gxh4 22. Rxh4 {And now Qh5 would win.} Rd8 23. Qh5 Kf8 {[#]} 24. Rg4 $2 $40 {[%mdl 128] White is out for blood.} (24. Bh6 $1 $18 {and the rest is easy.} Bxh6 25. Qxh6+ Ke8 26. Qg7) 24... Bf6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (24... Qd6 $16) 25. Bh6+ $1 {White is clearly winning.} Ke8 26. Rg8+ Kd7 {[#]} 27. d6 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 75%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2763"] [BlackElo "2796"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "36"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 14,19,22,4,20,0,0,4]} 1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bf4 d5 7. e3 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} Bb4 8. Be2 {LiveBook: 17 Games. The position is equal.} Bd7 (8... O-O 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 Re8 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bh4 g5 13. Bg3 Ne4 14. Qc2 e5 15. Nxc6 bxc6 16. cxd5 cxd5 {0-1 (41) Bu,X (2710)-Svidler,P (2751) Tbilisi 2017}) 9. O-O dxc4 10. Bxc4 {Predecessor:} Nxd4 $146 11. Qxd4 Bc6 12. Qe5 O-O 13. Rfd1 Qb6 14. Bh6 Qa5 15. Qg3 Nh5 16. Qg4 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Qxc3 18. Qxh5 gxh6 {1/2-1/2 (18) Turati,P (2414)-Da Costa,L (2382) ICCF email 2004} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.3"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 15,83,29,36,26,35,15,27,31,32,0,6,0,14,0,22,0,22,10,10,6,14,5,17,15,26, -18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,0,0,0,-7,157,160,170,171,165,166,195,207,198,202,217,214, 220,236,231,205,363,351,391,400,451,465,627,571,554,526,1039,1027,1028,1032, 952,947]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. O-O Nge7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Ng6 { B30: Sizilianisch (Rossolimo-Variante)} 7. Be3 Be7 8. Be2 O-O {LiveBook: 16 Partien. Weiß hat minimalen Vorteil.} 9. Nc3 (9. c4 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 b6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. Nc3 Bc6 13. Bf1 Bc5 14. Qd2 Bxd4 15. Qxd4 {1/2-1/2 (32) Nepomniachtchi, I (2733)-Lenic,L (2650) Heraklio 2017}) 9... Qc7 10. f4 (10. Nb3 {feels hotter. } a6 11. f4 b5 12. g3 d6 13. Qe1) 10... Nxd4 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 10... a6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. e5 d6 13. exd6 Bxd6 14. Qd2 Rd8 15. Bd3 Rb8 16. b3 Qa5 17. Ne4 Qxd2 18. Bxd2 Bc7 19. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (19) Kulish,I (2280)-Shumiakina,T (2407) Moscow 1999}) 11. Qxd4 b6 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. Rad1 Bc6 14. a3 Bf6 15. g3 Rac8 16. e5 Be7 17. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rfd8 18. h5 Nf8 19. Ba6 Rb8 20. Qd6 Bxd6 21. exd6 {[#]} Qc8 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 22. Bxc8 Rbxc8 23. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4, Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32]} h6 24. Ra1 Ba8 25. a5 Rc6 26. Rfd1 b5 $2 (26... bxa5 $11 27. Rxa5 (27. Bxa7 Ra6 $15) 27... a6) 27. a6 $1 $16 ({Minderwertig wäre} 27. Bxa7 b4 $11) 27... b4 28. Nb5 $1 Rxc2 {[#]} 29. Rd2 $1 {[%cal Rd2c2]} Rdc8 {[#] } 30. Nc7 $1 ({Lieber nicht} 30. Nxa7 Rc1+ 31. Rd1 Rxd1+ 32. Rxd1 Rc2 $11) 30... Rxd2 31. Bxd2 Bc6 32. Be3 Nh7 33. Bxa7 Nf6 34. Bc5 Ne4 $2 (34... Nd5 { kämpft weiter.} 35. a7 Nxc7) 35. Bxb4 $18 Nxg3 36. a7 Ne2+ 37. Kh2 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Nxf4 38. Ra6 {Droht stark Txc6.} Be4 39. Rb6 Nxh5 40. Rb8 Rf8 41. Bd2 Nf6 42. b4 {Precision: Weiß = 61%, Schwarz = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.4"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C88"] [WhiteElo "2683"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 23,88,20,16,0,14,0,11,0,0,-68,-112,-116,-102,-113,-106,-462,-441,-445, -437,-972,-668,-665,-653,-640,-646,-1110,-1100,-1091,-1068,-1040,-1039,-1022, -1018,-988,-962,-1274,-1248,-1243,-1221,-1203,-1191,-1208,-1210,-1168,-985, -1219,-1116,-1121,-910,-1115,-1112,-1110,-1094,-1085,-1005,-1022,-994,-1597, -1286,-1271,-1247,-1210,-1181,-29987,-1839,-29988,-29989]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4 b4 9. d4 d6 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 {C88: Closed Ruy Lopez: Anti-Marshall Systems} dxe5 12. Qf3 (12. Qe2 a5 13. Bg5 Bc5 14. Nd2 h6 15. Bh4 Qe7 16. h3 Rd8 17. Nf3 Bb7 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 {1-0 (52) Navara,D (2726)-Grandelius, N (2653) Germany 2017}) 12... Bc5 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. h3 {The position is equal.} Bb7 14. Nd2 Kh8 15. Qg3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. g4 Ne8 16. Nc4 Nd6 17. Nxd6 Qxd6 18. Be3 Bxe3 19. Qxe3 {1/2-1/2 (59) Klein,F (2323)-Van Meegen,R (2241) Maastricht 2017}) 15... Qe7 16. Qh4 (16. Qg5 $11) 16... g5 $1 $15 { [%cal Rg5h4]} 17. Qxg5 {Threatens to win with Nf3.} Rg8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is really pushing.} 18. Qf5 {[#]} Rg7 $1 19. Nf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (19. Nf1 $17 {was the crucial defense.}) 19... Rag8 $19 20. Bg5 {[#]} Nxe4 $3 {[%mdl 512]} 21. h4 (21. Rxe4 $142 Rxg5 22. Nxg5 Rxg5 23. Rxe5 Qxe5 24. Qxe5+ Rxe5 25. Kf1) 21... Nxg5 22. hxg5 Rxg5 23. Nxg5 Rxg5 24. Qh3 Qf6 25. Re3 Rxg2+ 26. Qxg2 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 Bxe3 28. fxe3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KRB} c5 29. Bc4 Qg6+ 30. Kf3 Qf5+ 31. Kg3 Qe4 32. b3 Qxe3+ 33. Kg2 Qd2+ 34. Kh1 f5 35. Rg1 Qh6+ 36. Kg2 Kg7 37. Rd1 Qg5+ 38. Kf2 Qf4+ 39. Ke2 Qh2+ 40. Ke3 f4+ 41. Ke4 Qxc2+ 42. Rd3 Kf6 43. Bxa6 Qg2+ 44. Rf3 Ke6 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 89%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.5"] [White "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A21"] [WhiteElo "2738"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 9,65,16,23,12,12,18,31,16,32,16,47,43,31,-3,0,-4,28,22,33,32,10,9,47,63, 66,53,172,149,135,106,781,175,175,86,524,518,515,475,517,558,572,577,548,569, 570,580,553,550,641,654,984,748,703,768,1272,875,820,748]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Na6 (3... Bc5 4. b4 Bf8 5. Bb2 c6 6. Ne3 Bxb4 7. Bxe5 Nf6 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2 Re8 10. Nf3 d6 11. Bb2 Nbd7 12. O-O Ne5 {1-0 (34) Aronian,L (2793)-Anand,V (2786) Leuven 2017}) 4. Nxb4 Nxb4 5. a3 Nc6 6. b4 {A21: English Opening: 1... e5 2 Nc3} d5 7. e3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. b5 Na5 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9. Rb1 Qa2 10. Rb4 Be6 11. d3 {1/2-1/2 (64) Monte,E (1713)-Paiva,L (1753) Fortaleza 2012}) 7... Nf6 8. Bb2 {White is slightly better.} d4 9. Nf3 {White wants to play b5.} Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 $1 11. gxf3 (11. Qxf3 {seems wilder.} O-O 12. Be2 Qe7 13. Bd1 Qe6 14. Rc1) 11... O-O 12. Qc2 a5 13. b5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Ne7 14. f4 dxe3 15. O-O-O e2 16. Bxe2 exf4 17. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Kh8 ({Black should try} 17... c6 $14) 18. h5 $18 {[%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} h6 19. Rdg1 Qd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (19... Rg8 $16) 20. c5 $2 ( 20. Rxg7 $3 {[%mdl 512] Rh7+ would kill now.} Kxg7 21. Rg1+ Kh8 22. c5) 20... Qd5 {[#]} 21. Rh4 (21. Bc4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rc4d5] is more deadly.} Qf3 22. Rh2) 21... Rfe8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (21... Rg8 $16) 22. Rxf4 {White is clearly winning. } Neg8 23. Bf3 Qe6 24. Qc3 Rad8 {[#]} 25. Rfg4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qf5 {Hoping for ...Rd3.} (25... Nxg4 26. Qxg7#) 26. Rxg7 Re1+ 27. Rxe1 Kxg7 28. Bxb7 Kf8 29. f3 Nxh5 30. Qe5 Qd7 31. Bc3 Ngf6 32. Bc6 Qe6 33. Qxe6 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.6"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A37"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2721"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "158"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 10,158,14,7,13,10,12,13,8,-16,-6,-16,-9,-34,0,-50,-64,-59,-15,-45,-54, -39,-52,-36,-41,-49,-58,-65,-65,-68,-60,-67,-56,-85,-74,-70,-20,-26,-12,-44, -10,-8,-8,-8,-9,-12,-12,-12,-9,-10,-8,-21,-19,-16,-2,-8,-3,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55, -55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-55,-93,-55, -104,-59,-242,-242,-238,-148,-241,-238,-241,-229,-291,-266,-447,-381,-406,-381, -382,-381,-381,-139,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381,-381, -367,-360,-360,-345,-345,-345,-338,-331,-323,-323,-302,-302,-247,-238,-238, -29945,-577,-252,-214,-29960,-29953,-29969,-29971,-29971,-29972,-29972,-29973, -29973,-29974,-29977,-29978,-29978,-29979,-29987,-29988,-29988,-29989,-29989, -29990]} 1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. a3 e6 {A37: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3} 7. b4 (7. Rb1 Nge7 8. b4 O-O 9. O-O b6 10. Bb2 cxb4 11. axb4 Nxb4 12. Nd4 Rb8 13. Ndb5 Nec6 14. Ba3 a6 15. Bxb4 Nxb4 16. Rxb4 axb5 17. Nxb5 {1-0 (61) Kovalenko,I (2680)-Svidler,P (2751) Tallinn 2016}) 7... Nge7 8. O-O O-O {The position is equal.} 9. Bb2 cxb4 10. axb4 Nxb4 11. Qb3 Nec6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Nbc6 12. Nb5 d5 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. Qb2+ f6 {1-0 (32) Schmittdiel,E (2470)-Khurtsilava,I (2245) Baunatal 1998}) 12. Nb5 Bxb2 13. Qxb2 a6 14. Nbd4 Rb8 15. Nxc6 Nxc6 16. Rfb1 b5 17. cxb5 Rxb5 18. Qc3 Qb6 19. Rxb5 axb5 20. Qf6 Bd7 21. Qf4 d5 22. h4 Qb8 23. Qh6 {Intending Ng5 and mate.} f6 24. Qe3 (24. h5 {is more complex.} g5 25. e4 Ne7 26. Nxg5 fxg5 27. Qxg5+ Kf7 28. exd5 Rg8 29. dxe6+ Bxe6 30. Qe3) 24... Ne5 (24... b4 { seems wilder.} 25. Nd4 Nxd4 26. Qxd4 b3 27. Rb1 Qb7) 25. Nxe5 Qxe5 26. Qxe5 fxe5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 27. Ra7 Rd8 28. e3 Be8 29. Bh3 Rd6 { Threatening ...Rb6.} 30. Rb7 Ra6 31. d4 exd4 32. exd4 h5 33. Bf1 ({White should try} 33. f3 $11) 33... Ra1 $15 34. Kg2 Rd1 35. Bxb5 Bf7 36. f4 Rxd4 37. Kf2 Rb4 38. Bc6 Rc4 39. Bb5 Rc3 40. Ra7 Kf8 41. Rb7 Ra3 42. Bc6 Ra6 43. Bb5 Ra8 44. Bc6 Rc8 45. Rb6 Ke7 46. Ke3 $2 (46. Rb7+ $15 Kf6 47. Rb6) 46... Be8 $1 $19 47. Bxe8 Rxe8 {KR-KR} 48. Kf3 (48. Rc6 $17 {might work better.}) 48... Rc8 $1 49. Rb3 {[#]} Kf6 $1 50. Rd3 Rc5 51. g4 $2 (51. Ra3 {keeps fighting.}) 51... hxg4+ 52. Kxg4 Rc8 53. Rh3 Rh8 54. Rd3 Rd8 $2 (54... Rb8 $19 {is more deadly.} 55. Rd1 Rd8) 55. Kf3 $2 (55. Rd2 $17) 55... Kf5 56. Ra3 Rc8 57. Re3 Rh8 58. Re5+ Kf6 59. Kg4 d4 {[%cal Bd5d4,Bd4d3][%mdl 32] Threatens to win with ...d3.} 60. Re2 d3 61. Rd2 Rd8 62. Kf3 Kf5 63. Ke3 Rd6 64. Kf3 Rd7 65. Ke3 Rd8 66. Kf3 Rh8 67. Rh2 {[#]} d2 $1 {[%cal Rd2d1][%mdl 512]} 68. Ke2 $2 (68. Rxd2 $19 Rxh4 69. Rd8 Rxf4+ 70. Ke3 Re4+ 71. Kf2) 68... Rd8 (68... Ra8 $142 69. Rh1 Rd8 70. Kd1 Rd4 71. Rg1 Rxf4 72. Rg5+ Kf6 73. Kxd2 Rxh4 74. Rb5 Rh3 75. Rb1 e5 76. Rf1+ Ke6 77. Rg1 Kf5 78. Rf1+ Ke4 79. Rg1 Kf5 80. Rf1+ Kg4 81. Ke2 Ra3 82. Rf8 Rb3 83. Kf2 Kg5 84. Rg8 Rc3 85. Rg7 Ra3 86. Rg8 Rc3 87. Rg7 Kf5 88. Rg8 Rb3 89. Rf8+ Kg5 90. Rc8 Kf5 91. Rf8+ Ke4 92. Rf6 Rb2+ 93. Kg3 Rb3+ 94. Kf2 Rb2+ 95. Kg3 Rb3+ 96. Kf2) 69. Kd1 {Now Rg2 and White clings on.} Kxf4 70. h5 $2 (70. Rf2+ $19 Ke5 71. Re2+ Kf6 72. Rf2+ Kg7 73. Re2) 70... gxh5 {Black mates.} 71. Rxh5 e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4,Be4e3][%mdl 32]} 72. Rh4+ Kf3 73. Rh3+ Kg4 74. Re3 Kf4 75. Re2 e4 76. Rf2+ Kg3 77. Re2 Kf3 78. Rh2 e3 79. Rh3+ Kf2 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 75%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.7"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2702"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "35"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 23,35,24,17,15,13,9,22,14,8,16,24,0,18,-8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 d5 7. Nf3 dxc4 8. Qxc4 b6 9. Bg5 {E36: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...d5 5 a3} (9. h4 Bb7 10. Bg5 Qd5 11. Rc1 Nbd7 12. Qxd5 Bxd5 13. Ne5 c5 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. f3 Rab8 {0-1 (36) Kasparov,G (2812)-Aronian,L (2799) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... Ba6 10. Qa4 Qd7 11. Qc2 c5 12. Bxf6 gxf6 {LiveBook: 19 Games} 13. Rd1 Rc8 14. Qd2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. dxc5 Qe7 15. e3 Bxf1 16. Kxf1 Qb7 {1-0 (27) Landgren,A (2240) -Thorn,E (2324) Uppsala 2016}) 14... Qe7 15. h4 Nd7 16. Rh3 Kh8 17. Qh6 Rg8 18. h5 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.8"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2692"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 17,57,15,20,-16,-19,-27,19,33,37,6,59,7,0,0,58,71,46,-9,98,0,0,0,118, 143,152,129,145,120,137,131,383,385,389,373,340,375,366,357,29993,29994,29994, 29995]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 c6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8. Nf3 h6 9. Bf4 Nh5 {LiveBook: 3 Games. D36: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation: Main line (5 Bg5 c6 6 Qc2)} 10. O-O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Be5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 g6 12. Bd3 O-O 13. O-O Ng7 14. h3 Nf5 15. Rad1 Qb6 16. Ne2 Bc5 17. Kh1 Re8 18. Ned4 Ng7 19. a3 a5 20. Ne2 Be7 {1-0 (42) Ehlvest,J (2583)-Sveshnikov,V (2407) Riga 2011}) 10... Nxf4 11. exf4 g5 {Black has an edge.} 12. Bd3 gxf4 13. Rhe1 Kf8 ({Black should play} 13... Nf8 $11) 14. Bf5 ( 14. Ne2 $14) 14... Bb4 15. a3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has good play.} Bxc3 ( 15... Bd6 $11) 16. Qxc3 $14 Nb6 17. g4 ({Better is} 17. Bd3 $14) 17... Bxf5 ( 17... fxg3 $1 $11 18. Qc5+ Kg7 19. Bxc8 Qxc8) 18. Qc5+ ({White should try} 18. gxf5 $16 {Hoping for Qc5+.} Qd6 19. f6 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 18... Kg7 $11 19. gxf5 {aiming for Re7.} Qf6 (19... Nc4 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 20. Re7 $16 {White wants to mate with Rg1+.} Rhe8 21. Rg1+ $1 ({Don't do} 21. Rxb7 $6 Nc4 $14) 21... Kh7 22. Rge1 $1 (22. Rxb7 $6 Nc4 $11) 22... Rxe7 23. Qxe7 Qxf5 $2 { [%mdl 8192] [#]} (23... Qxe7 $16 24. Rxe7 Kg8) 24. Nh4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh4f5]} Qd7 25. Qf6 {White threatens Nf5 and mate.} Rg8 26. Re7 Qg4 27. Nf5 {[%csl Gf5] [%cal Rf6h6]} ({But not} 27. Rxf7+ Rg7 $18) 27... Qg1+ $2 {[#]} (27... Rf8 $18 28. Rxf7+ Rxf7 29. Qxf7+ Kh8 30. Qf8+ Kh7 31. Qxh6+ Kg8) 28. Kc2 $1 {[%csl Gf5] [%cal Rf6h6]} Qxf2+ 29. Kb3 {Precision: White = 57%, Black = 42%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.19"] [Round "4.9"] [White "Li, Chao b"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "47"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 24,47,-24,-28,17,0,0,0,0,0,0,-31,0,-34,19,16,26,22,24,21,33,12,26,-12, -12,-14]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4, Bh4g3,Bg3e5][%mdl 32]} h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. h4 g4 11. Ne5 Nbd7 {D43: Semi-Slav: 5 Bg5 h6} 12. Nxd7 (12. O-O Rg8 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. Be5 Qe7 15. Qc2 Nh5 16. d5 Qxh4 17. dxe6 fxe6 18. Nxb5 cxb5 19. Bxc4 bxc4 20. Qxc4 {0-1 (30) Vocaturo,D (2607)-Ding,L (2772) Antalya 2017}) 12... Qxd7 13. Be5 {LiveBook: 51 Games} Bg7 {Black has an edge.} 14. Bxg4 O-O-O $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14... h5 15. Bf3 Rg8 16. Qe2 Ng4 17. Bxg7 Rxg7 18. e5 c5 19. Bxb7 Qxb7 20. Ne4 O-O-O 21. dxc5 Nxe5 22. Nd6+ Rxd6 23. Qxe5 Qxg2 24. cxd6 Qxh1+ 25. Ke2 Qg2 26. Rg1 {1-0 (26) Miedema,D (2394)-Timmermans,I (2218) Amsterdam 2013}) 15. Bh3 Ne8 16. Bxg7 Nxg7 17. Ne2 f5 18. b3 {[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3c4][%mdl 32]} fxe4 ({Black should try} 18... c5 $1 $15 19. exf5 Nxf5 20. dxc5 Qg7) 19. bxc4 $11 Nf5 {[%cal Rf5d4]} 20. O-O Nxd4 21. Nxd4 Qxd4 22. Bxe6+ Kb8 23. Qxd4 Rxd4 24. Rad1 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.1"] [White "Ding, Liren"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D38"] [WhiteElo "2774"] [BlackElo "2801"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 18,39,45,7,13,13,8,14,29,17,11,0,0,6,10,0,0,0,4,-6,42,42,41,25]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3] [%mdl 32]} O-O 7. e3 Bf5 {D38: Queen's Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} 8. Qb3 Bxc3+ 9. Qxc3 h6 10. Bh4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (10. Bxf6 $5 Qxf6 11. Ne5 $11 (11. Qxc7 Nc6 $11)) 10... g5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Nbd7 11. Be2 c6 12. Nd2 Ne4 13. Bxd8 Nxc3 14. bxc3 Rfxd8 15. f3 {0-1 (70) Le,Q (2739)-Vidit,S (2693) Tbilisi 2017}) 11. Bg3 Ne4 12. Qxc7 ({Wrong is} 12. Bxc7 $2 Qe7 $19) 12... Nc6 13. Qxd8 Rfxd8 14. Be2 Rac8 15. O-O h5 $1 16. h4 g4 $1 {[%cal Rg4f3]} 17. Ne5 Nb4 {...f6 is the strong threat.} 18. Bf4 {Black must now prevent f3.} f6 (18... Rc2 $5 {[%cal Rc2e2]} 19. Bd1 Rxb2 $14) 19. Nd3 Nc3 20. bxc3 { Precision: White = 60%, Black = 86%.} ({Avoid the trap} 20. Nxb4 $2 Nxe2+ 21. Kh2 Nxf4 $19) 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.2"] [White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B52"] [WhiteElo "2796"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "26"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 16,26,15,0,0,0,0,-10,-12,-15,-16,-24,-20]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Nxd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Re1 e6 7. c3 Be7 8. d4 O-O 9. Bg5 {LiveBook: 4 Partien} h6 {B52: Sizilianisch (Rossolimo-Variante)} 10. Bxf6 $146 ({ Vorgänger:} 10. Bh4) 10... Bxf6 11. Na3 cxd4 12. cxd4 Nb6 13. Rc1 d5 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.3"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A39"] [WhiteElo "2721"] [BlackElo "2763"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 19,37,12,16,2,12,12,5,6,28,9,44,33,47,22,31,16,23,11,17,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 d6 9. e3 Bg4 {E61: King's Indian: Early deviations for White, including Smyslov System} 10. Qd2 Qd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. b3 $1 Bh3 12. Bb2 Bxg2 (12... Rfc8 13. Rfd1 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Rab8 15. Rac1 a6 16. Nd5 Nxd5 17. cxd5 Nxd4 18. Bxd4 Rxc1 19. Rxc1 {0-1 (66) Fridman,D (2649)-Melkumyan,H (2622) Bastia 2015}) 13. Kxg2 Rac8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... h5 14. h3 e6 15. Rad1 Rfd8 16. Ndb5 d5 17. cxd5 exd5 {0-1 (53) Cserba,A (2233)-Rosenblum,P Karlsruhe 2003}) 14. Rac1 Rfd8 15. Rfd1 a6 16. Qe2 e6 17. Nxc6 Qxc6+ 18. Qf3 Ne8 19. Ba1 {Precision: White = 43%, Black = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.4"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A09"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2738"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 13,61,-38,0,0,-3,-22,-18,-18,-18,-23,-22,-34,-24,-24,-21,-30,-22,-29, -28,-18,6,-29,-29,-29,-28,-14,-14,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,14,0,13,0,29,18,18,18,24, 18,18,18,8,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 d4 3. g3 c5 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. O-O e5 6. d3 Nf6 7. e3 Be7 8. exd4 {A09: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 d5 2 c4} cxd4 (8... exd4 9. Bf4 O-O 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Bd6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Nd2 Rb8 14. Re1 Bf5 15. Be4 Bd7 16. Bd5 Qg6 17. Ne4 b6 18. h4 Be7 19. h5 {1-0 (36) Movsesian,S (2680)-Buhmann,R (2596) Minsk 2017}) 9. Re1 Nd7 10. Na3 O-O 11. Nc2 a5 12. b3 f6 13. Nd2 $146 Nc5 14. Ne4 Bf5 15. Nxc5 Bxc5 16. a3 Rb8 17. Rb1 Qd6 18. Qf3 Bg6 19. h4 h5 20. Rd1 Rfe8 {[#]} 21. b4 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2560] Black is under pressure.} axb4 {Strongly threatening ...e4.} 22. Qd5+ Qxd5 23. Bxd5+ Kh7 24. axb4 Bf8 25. Kf1 Rec8 26. b5 Na5 {[#] And now ...Nxc4! would win.} 27. Rb2 e4 28. Bxe4 Bxe4 29. dxe4 Nxc4 30. Ra2 Nd6 31. Nxd4 {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.5"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2762"] [BlackElo "2651"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "33"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 14,33,20,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-89,0,0,0,-75,-66,-70]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Qe2 Nxe4 6. Qxe4 Qa5 {B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} (6... Qd5 7. Qh4 Qe6+ 8. Be2 Qg4 9. Qg3 Qxg3 10. hxg3 g6 11. d4 Bg7 12. Bh6 Bf6 13. Ne5 Be6 14. O-O-O {1/2-1/2 (46) Bacrot,E (2708)-Topalov, V (2749) Paris 2017}) 7. Qf4 Qf5 8. Qe3 {LiveBook: 10 Games} Qxc2 {The position is equal.} 9. Bd3 Qa4 10. O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. b3 Qa5 11. Bb2 Nd7 12. O-O Nf6 13. Rfe1 e6 14. Ne5 {0-1 (35) Meszaros,A (2259)-Nomin Erdene,D (2427) Novi Sad 2015}) 10... f6 11. b3 Qa5 $1 12. Bb2 Na6 13. Rfe1 Nc7 14. b4 ( 14. Qf4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 14... Qh5 (14... Qxb4 $17 {aiming for ...Nd5. } 15. Ba3 (15. Bc3 Qd6 $17) 15... Qg4) 15. b5 Nxb5 16. Nd4 (16. Bc4 $1 $11) 16... Nxd4 $17 17. Bxd4 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 82%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.6"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D07"] [WhiteElo "2702"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 19,48,22,22,7,3,6,2,6,20,16,27,8,9,0,15,18,27,25,30,18,22,12,19,0,0,3, 21,8,40,2,15]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Nc3 e6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be7 {D07: Queen's Gambit: Chigorin Defence} 7. Bxe7 Ngxe7 8. e3 O-O 9. Be2 Qd6 10. O-O (10. Rc1 Rae8 11. O-O Nc8 12. b4 Nb6 13. a3 Re6 14. h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 { 0-1 (31) Sokolov,I (2603)-Rapport,R (2675) Douglas 2017}) 10... Nd8 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 11. Nb5 Qb6 12. Ne5 Bxe2 13. Qxe2 {And now Nd7 would win.} c6 14. Nc3 {Strongly threatening Nd7.} Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Qc7) 15. Qc2 a5 16. Rab1 Ne6 17. a3 Ng6 18. Nxg6 hxg6 19. Rfc1 Rec8 20. b4 Qd8 21. Qb3 axb4 22. axb4 g5 23. Qd1 g6 24. h3 Kg7 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 60%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.7"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Li, Chao b"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2705"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "47"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 21,47,19,23,22,16,16,31,24,32,34,29,29,48,33,31,33,44,20,19,16,35,0,29, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O Qd7 10. Kb1 a6 11. h3 O-O-O {LiveBook: 9 Games} 12. Be2 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} (12. Ng5 Bxg5 13. Bxg5 f6 14. Be3 Rhe8 15. b3 Bf5 16. f3 Kb8 17. g3 Re7 18. Bg2 Rde8 19. Rde1 h5 {1/2-1/2 (47) Bologan,V (2686)-Gashimov,V (2717) Poikovsky 2008}) 12... Bf6 13. Nd4 Bxd4 14. cxd4 {[#] And now d5 would win.White is slightly better.} d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Bd5 15. Rhg1 f6 16. Ka1 Qf7 17. b3 Qe7 18. Kb2 Rhe8 19. c4 Be4 {1-0 (54) Sanz,P (2244)-Markus,R (2217) LSS email 2008}) 15. g4 f6 16. Rdg1 Na7 {[%cal Bc6a7,Ba7c8,Bc8d6][%mdl 32]} 17. Rg3 Kb8 18. h4 h6 19. Bf4 g5 20. Be3 $1 ({Inferior is} 20. hxg5 hxg5 21. Rxh8 Rxh8 $17) 20... Nc8 21. f4 Nd6 22. Qb4 gxh4 23. Rxh4 {White wants to play f5.} f5 24. g5 $1 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.8"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A15"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2683"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "89"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 13,89,16,16,25,28,20,19,25,29,34,35,0,2,-5,-2,-23,0,-36,-37,-26,-29,-42, -14,-27,-15,-14,-20,-20,-10,-21,0,-5,0,0,20,20,26,21,41,40,45,46,49,50,50,14, 14,10,63,8,65,29,29,29,27,0,27,0,17,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 c6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bg2 g6 5. b3 Bg7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. O-O b6 8. d4 { A11: English Opening: 1...c6} Bb7 9. Nc3 e6 (9... Nbd7 10. Qc2 e6 11. Rfd1 Rc8 12. Rac1 Re8 13. Qb1 Qc7 14. cxd5 exd5 {1-0 (35) Yu,Y (2744)-Wei,Y (2753) Huocheng County 2017}) 10. Qc2 Qe7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Nbd7 11. Ba3 Re8 12. Rad1 Rc8 13. cxd5 exd5 14. Rfe1 Bf8 15. Bxf8 Kxf8 {0-1 (56) Werchan,H (2174)-Vink,W (2014) Velden 2009}) 11. Rad1 Na6 12. Qb1 Rfd8 13. Qa1 Rac8 14. e3 Ne4 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Ne1 c5 17. Nc2 Rd7 18. dxc5 Bxb2 19. Qxb2 Nxc5 20. Rxd7 Qxd7 21. Qd4 Qe7 22. Rd1 Nd3 23. Ne1 Nxe1 (23... e5 {keeps more tension.} 24. Qc3 Nc5 25. b4 Ne6 26. Bh3 f6) 24. Rxe1 Rd8 25. Qa1 Qd6 26. Bf1 e5 27. Be2 Qb4 28. Rd1 Rd2 29. a3 Qd6 30. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Rd3 (30... Rxd1+ $11 31. Qxd1 Qxd1+ 32. Bxd1 f6) 31. Qb1 ({Better is} 31. Bxd3 $14 exd3 32. e4) 31... Qc6 (31... Rxd1+ $11 32. Qxd1 Qxd1+ 33. Bxd1 Kf8) 32. b5 Rxd1+ 33. Qxd1 Qc7 34. Qd2 Kf8 35. Qb4+ Kg7 {The position is equal.} 36. Kf1 Bc8 37. Ke1 Be6 38. h4 f5 39. Qc3 Kf7 40. Kd2 Qd6+ 41. Kc2 Ke7 42. Qb4 Qxb4 43. axb4 Kd6 44. Kc3 h6 45. Bd1 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.20"] [Round "5.9"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2719"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] {[%evp 28,55,0,9,12,0,0,6,6,11,12,15,0,-12,38,0,-4,-16,-19,-10,17,18,17,8,22, 13,12,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O e4 7. Ng5 Bxc3 8. bxc3 Re8 9. f3 e3 10. d3 d5 11. Qb3 Na5 12. Qa3 {A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} b6 (12... c6 13. cxd5 cxd5 14. f4 Nc6 15. Rb1 b6 16. Nf3 Bb7 17. Qa4 d4 18. Ne5 Na5 19. Qxd4 Qxd4 20. cxd4 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 {0-1 (77) Draskovic,L (2454)-Stefansson,H (2581) Gjakova 2016}) 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. f4 Bb7 15. c4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Ne7 16. Nf3 ({Much worse is} 16. Bxe3 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 Nf5 $17) 16... c5 17. Bb2 Nf5 18. Bc3 {[#] Bxa5 is the strong threat.} Nc6 19. Qb2 Rb8 20. Rab1 $146 Ncd4 21. Nxd4 (21. Bxd4 $5 Nxd4 22. Nxd4 cxd4 23. Bxb7 Rxb7 24. a4 $11) 21... cxd4 {The position is equal.} 22. Be1 $1 Bxg2 23. Kxg2 a6 24. g4 {[%cal Bg3g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Nh6 25. h3 { And now f5 would win.} f5 26. g5 Nf7 27. Bg3 b5 28. Rfc1 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 83%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Aronian, Levon"] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A50"] [WhiteElo "2801"] [BlackElo "2763"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "48"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,48,8,8,35,41,27,15,48,51,43,35,30,37,46,31,47,35,50,20,78,80,81,56, 61,54,60,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 c5 4. d5 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Nc3 e6 {E80: King's Indian: Sämisch: Lines without early ...0-0} 7. Nge2 exd5 8. cxd5 a6 9. a4 Nbd7 10. Ng3 {LiveBook: 13 Games} Nh5 11. Nxh5 gxh5 12. Bd3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12. Be2 Bd4 13. Bf4 Rg8 14. g3 Ne5 15. Qd2 Bh3 16. Bxe5 dxe5 { 1/2-1/2 (40) Vitiugov,N (2721)-Grischuk,A (2752) Novosibirsk 2016}) 12... O-O 13. O-O f5 14. exf5 Ne5 15. Bc2 Bxf5 16. Bxf5 Rxf5 17. Ne4 c4 18. Qc2 Qb6+ ( 18... b5 $11) 19. Kh1 $16 Rff8 20. Ng5 {[%csl Gg5][%cal Rc2h7] [#]} Nd3 21. Ne6 Rae8 22. Nxg7 ({Of course not} 22. Qxc4 Nf2+ 23. Rxf2 Qxf2 $11) (22. Rb1 $14 Qb3 23. Qxb3 cxb3 24. Nxf8 Kxf8 25. h3) 22... Nf2+ {The position is equal.} 23. Kg1 Nd3+ 24. Kh1 Nf2+ {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 40%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,41,0,0,0,20,-8,0,0,0,-7,18,14,27,20,23,22,32,12,6,-40,0,0,0,0,19,8, 20,20]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O Be7 8. a4 O-O 9. a5 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} Nd5 10. Bd2 b5 11. axb6 $1 Qxb6 12. Na4 Qd8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Qb5 13. Qb1 Bb7 14. Rc1 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Nxc5 Bxc5 {0-1 (52) Bareev,E (2667)-Potkin,V (2606) Rijeka 2010}) 13. Qc2 Ba6 14. Rfd1 Bb5 15. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4d5][%mdl 32]} Nb4 16. Bxb4 $1 Bxb4 17. d5 cxd5 18. Nd4 {The position is equal.} Bxa4 19. Rxa4 Bc5 20. exd5 Bxd4 21. Rxd4 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D43"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,41,0,0,3,2,2,0,4,3,0,3,3,8,8,14,8,-35,0,0,0,0,8,8,24,14]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. g3 dxc4 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O Be7 8. a4 O-O 9. a5 {E01: Katalanisch} Nd5 10. Bd2 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} b5 11. axb6 $1 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Qxb6 12. Na4 Qd8 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12... Qb5 13. Qb1 Bb7 14. Rc1 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Nxc5 Bxc5 {0-1 (52) Bareev,E (2667) -Potkin,V (2606) Rijeka 2010}) 13. Qc2 Ba6 14. Rfd1 Bb5 15. e4 {[%cal Be2e4, Be4d5][%mdl 32]} Nb4 16. Bxb4 Bxb4 17. d5 cxd5 18. Nd4 Bxa4 19. Rxa4 Bc5 { Und weiter mit ...Lxd4 wäre nett.} 20. exd5 Bxd4 21. Rxd4 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2762"] [BlackElo "2721"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,71,7,3,-11,18,13,10,9,21,17,29,0,21,25,28,31,21,28,27,28,26,2,47,38, 46,21,46,0,6,0,16,9,18,23,36,12,10,8,45,11,0,0,16,3,21,-37,-30,-30,-30,-50,-39, -50,-47,-43,0,-79,0,-46]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} O-O 7. Qe2 Re8 8. Nc4 Nd7 {LiveBook: 37 Games} 9. Rg1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Bd2 b5 10. Ne3 a5 11. a4 Bb6 12. O-O Nf8 13. Qe1 b4 {0-1 (33) Dominguez Perez, L (2739)-Karjakin,S (2773) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... Bb4+ (9... b5 {keeps more tension.} 10. Ne3 Nf6 11. h3 Nh5 12. Ng4 Qd6) 10. Bd2 Bxd2+ 11. Qxd2 Qf6 12. h4 c5 13. O-O-O b5 (13... a5 $5) 14. Ne3 Nb6 15. Qa5 a6 16. Kb1 Be6 17. h5 h6 18. b3 Qf4 19. Rh1 Qf6 20. Rd2 Bd7 21. c4 Qd6 22. Nh4 Qc6 23. Rc1 Be6 24. f3 Nd7 25. Nd5 Rac8 26. g4 Qb7 (26... Qd6 {feels hotter.} 27. Rg1 c6 28. Ne3 Nf8 29. Rgg2 Qc7) 27. Nf5 {[#] Hoping for Nfe7+.} (27. Ne3 {is interesting.} c6 28. Rg2 Nf6 29. Nhf5 Qd7 30. Rd2) 27... Bxf5 28. gxf5 {Black must now prevent Rg2.} c6 29. Ne3 Nf6 30. Rh2 ({Better is} 30. Rg1 $11) 30... Qd7 $15 31. Rd1 Kh7 32. Qe1 Qd4 33. Nc2 Qd6 34. Ne3 Qd4 35. Nc2 Qd6 36. Ne3 {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 52%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Li, Chao b"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D15"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,80,35,19,19,18,12,14,20,19,18,18,26,17,19,13,9,-9,0,-5,0,-8,0,0,0,0, 4,0,11,12,10,8,34,1,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,12,12,0,8,0,4,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,0, 8]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. c5 Bf5 6. Qb3 Ra7 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} 7. Bf4 (7. Nh4 Bg6 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. Nxg6 hxg6 10. e4 dxe4 11. g3 e6 12. Bg2 Be7 13. O-O Nd5 14. Bxe7 Nxe7 15. Nxe4 {1/2-1/2 (100) Grischuk,A (2785)-Malakhov,V (2691) Antalya 2017}) 7... Nbd7 8. h3 e6 9. e3 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O {LiveBook: 5 Games} Ne4 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 13. Ne5 Nxe5 14. Bxe5 {[#]} a5 $146 15. a4 Re8 16. Rfc1 Bf6 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Qc3 (18. Bd3 {looks sharper.} Bxd3 19. Qxd3 e5 20. Qc3 g5 21. dxe5 Qxe5 22. Rd1) 18... e5 19. Bf1 h5 20. b4 axb4 21. Qxb4 Rea8 22. Ra3 h4 23. Rca1 g5 24. a5 Kg7 25. Qb2 Re8 26. Rb3 Re7 {The position is equal.} 27. Be2 Bf5 28. dxe5 Qxe5 29. Qxe5+ Rxe5 30. Kf1 Kf8 31. Ke1 Ke7 32. Kd2 Kd8 33. f3 Kc7 34. Rb4 f6 35. Bd3 Bd7 36. a6 Re8 37. Rxb7+ Rxb7 38. axb7 Kxb7 39. Ba6+ Kc7 40. Bd3 Kb7 { Precision: White = 61%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2738"] [BlackElo "2796"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,87,0,4,4,27,35,25,12,14,19,23,25,72,68,65,69,73,54,70,76,81,79,95,78, 95,80,91,65,93,77,85,52,70,17,9,12,21,30,15,16,28,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,24,22,20,26, 24,29,14,27,26,25,0,70,68,96,57,53,31,31,26,56,52,42,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nf3 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} Bb4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. Bg2 O-O $146 (8... Qc5 {keeps more tension.} 9. Qd3 Ng4 10. O-O Nge5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. Qd2 Nxc4 13. Qd3 Ne5) ({Predecessor:} 8... Qa6 9. Qb3 d5 10. cxd5 exd5 11. O-O O-O 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. Qxd5 Qxe2 {1/2-1/2 (30) Hracek,Z (2635)-Bologan, V (2672) Tromsoe 2013}) 9. O-O {White has an edge.} Bxc3 10. bxc3 Qc5 11. Qa4 { Ba3 is the strong threat.} Re8 12. Nd4 Ne5 13. Qb5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} d6 14. Qxc5 dxc5 {[#]} 15. Nb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c7] And now Nc7 would win.} Rd8 16. Na3 a6 17. Bf4 Ned7 18. Rfd1 Re8 19. Rab1 e5 20. Be3 e4 21. h3 h6 22. Nc2 b6 23. a4 ({White should try} 23. Rd2 $14) 23... Ne5 $11 24. Na3 Be6 25. Rxb6 Bxc4 26. Rb2 Nd5 27. Bf4 Nxc3 28. Rdd2 {[#] Strongly threatening Bxe5.} Nxe2+ 29. Kh2 {Black must now prevent Bxe5.} Nxf4 30. gxf4 Nd3 31. Nxc4 {Threatens to win with Rb6.} Nxb2 32. Rxb2 Rab8 33. Rc2 Rb4 34. a5 Ra4 35. Bf1 Re6 36. Rd2 Ra1 ({Better is} 36... Rf6 $11) 37. f5 $14 {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} Re8 38. Be2 g6 39. fxg6 fxg6 40. Kg2 Kg7 41. Rd7+ Kf6 42. Ra7 Ra2 43. Rxa6+ Re6 44. Rxe6+ {Precision: White = 75%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2738"] [BlackElo "2796"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,87,6,10,0,7,4,10,0,16,18,19,16,74,73,72,87,68,65,88,81,85,95,91,97, 75,86,90,58,96,81,85,28,77,11,14,10,8,10,14,17,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,19,22,32,22,20, 22,22,16,18,18,23,0,69,66,91,63,53,25,37,23,46,45,41,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. g3 Qb6 7. Nf3 {A33: Englische Eröffnung (Symmetrische Variante)} Bb4 {LiveBook: 4 Partien} 8. Bg2 O-O $146 ( 8... Ne4 {looks sharper.} 9. O-O Nxc3 10. bxc3 Bxc3 11. Be3 Qa5) ({Vorgänger:} 8... Qa6 9. Qb3 d5 10. cxd5 exd5 11. O-O O-O 12. Nxd5 Nxd5 13. Qxd5 Qxe2 { 1/2-1/2 (30) Hracek,Z (2635)-Bologan,V (2672) Tromsoe 2013}) 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 Qc5 11. Qa4 Re8 12. Nd4 Ne5 (12... d5 $11 {bleibt in der Remisbreite.}) 13. Qb5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss hat starke Initiative.} d6 14. Qxc5 dxc5 15. Nb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c7]} Rd8 16. Na3 a6 17. Bf4 Ned7 18. Rfd1 Re8 19. Rab1 e5 20. Be3 e4 21. h3 h6 22. Nc2 (22. Bf4 $16) 22... b6 23. a4 ({Günstiger ist} 23. Bf4 $16 ) 23... Ne5 $11 24. Na3 Be6 25. Rxb6 Bxc4 26. Rb2 Nd5 27. Bf4 {[#] Und weiter mit Lxe5 wäre nett.} Nxc3 28. Rdd2 {Droht stark Lxe5.} Nxe2+ 29. Kh2 {Lxe5 ist eine echte Drohung.} Nxf4 30. gxf4 Nd3 31. Nxc4 {[#] Schwarz muss nun Tb6 beachten.} Nxb2 32. Rxb2 Rab8 33. Rc2 Rb4 34. a5 Ra4 35. Bf1 Re6 36. Rd2 Ra1 ( 36... Rf6 $11) 37. f5 {[%mdl 1024] Weiss hat Kompensation.} Re8 38. Be2 g6 39. fxg6 fxg6 40. Kg2 Kg7 41. Rd7+ Kf6 42. Ra7 Ra2 43. Rxa6+ Re6 44. Rxe6+ { Precision: Weiß = 68%, Schwarz = 62%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2719"] [BlackElo "2683"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "40/6000+30:20/3000+30:900+30"] 1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 { [%emt 0:00:08]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. O-O { [%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 7. d3 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 8. Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 9. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Ne7 { [%emt 0:00:04]} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Ba5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 11. b4 {[%emt 0: 00:22]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 13. dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:01:07]} a6 { [%emt 0:16:47]} 15. Rc1 {[%emt 0:04:30]} Be6 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 16. e3 {[%emt 0: 23:27]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:09:37]} 17. Nc4 {[%emt 0:16:07]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:05:54]} 18. a4 {[%emt 0:12:22]} Nxb4 {[%emt 0:25:49]} 19. Ba3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} a5 {[%emt 0: 01:17]} 20. Nxa5 {[%emt 0:07:32]} Na2 {[%emt 0:02:37]} 21. Rc4 {[%emt 0:17:10]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:18:30]} 22. Nxb7 {[%emt 0:03:50]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:03:19]} 23. dxc4 {[%emt 0:04:24]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:05:07]} 24. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Nc3 {[%emt 0: 01:31]} 25. Qh5 {[%emt 0:05:06]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:04:00]} 26. Nxe8 {[%emt 0:04:30] } Rxa3 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 27. Nxg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 28. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 29. Qh6+ {[%emt 0:00:51]} Ke7 { [%emt 0:00:10]} 30. Qxh7 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Qg4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 31. Qh6 { [%emt 0:01:46]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 32. Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:00: 58]} 33. c5 {[%emt 0:01:29]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 34. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 35. f4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 36. g4 {[%emt 0: 00:09]} Qxg4 {[%emt 0:02:03]} 37. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ne2 {[%emt 0:03:19]} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A29"] [WhiteElo "2719"] [BlackElo "2683"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,74,15,10,17,16,14,4,19,0,5,0,0,1,0,2,7,0,11,8,21,15,12,0,0,-20,-25, -13,-22,-51,-56,-137,0,-82,-91,-91,-85,-71,-75,-201,-247,-235,-236,-234,-236, -235,-231,-229,-235,-265,-245,-320,-320,-397,-397,-397,-397,-492,-485,-900, -858,-29994,-29995,-29995,-29996]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. d3 Re8 {A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3} 8. Nd5 Nxd5 9. cxd5 Ne7 {The position is equal.} 10. a3 (10. d4 e4 11. Ng5 h6 12. Nxe4 Nxd5 13. a3 Ba5 14. Nd2 Nf6 15. Nc4 {1/2-1/2 (32) Gelfand,B (2737)-Wojtaszek,R (2737) Heraklio 2017}) 10... Ba5 11. b4 Bb6 12. Nd2 c6 13. dxc6 Nxc6 {[%cal Be7c6,Bc6b4,Bb4a2,Ba2c3][%mdl 32]} 14. Bb2 a6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14... Bg4 15. Rc1 {1/2-1/2 (39) Primakov,V (2397)-Girard,E (2404) ICCF email 2012}) 15. Rc1 Be6 16. e3 Qd7 17. Nc4 Ba7 18. a4 Nxb4 19. Ba3 {[#]} a5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 20. Nxa5 Na2 $1 {[%cal Ra2c1]} 21. Rc4 (21. Rc2 $15 Qxa4 22. Rxa2 Qxd1 23. Rxd1 Bxa2 24. Nxb7) 21... Bxe3 ({Much worse is} 21... Bxc4 $6 22. Nxc4 Bc5 23. Bxc5 $14) (21... e4 $1 $17 {aiming for ...Bb6.} 22. d4 b5) 22. Nxb7 (22. Bxb7 $11 Bxc4 23. Bc6) 22... Bxc4 $17 23. dxc4 Bd4 {White must now prevent ...Nc3.} (23... Qxa4 $6 24. Qxa4 Rxa4 25. Bc6 $11) ({But not} 23... Rxa4 24. Qxd6 Qxd6 25. Bxd6 $15) 24. Nxd6 Nc3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is in control.} ({Of course not} 24... Rxa4 25. Bh3 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]}) 25. Qh5 (25. Qc2 $17) 25... Rxa4 $19 26. Nxe8 Rxa3 27. Nxg7 Kxg7 28. Qg5+ Kf8 29. Qh6+ {[#]} Ke7 $1 30. Qxh7 Qg4 31. Qh6 Ra2 32. Qc6 Qf5 {[%cal Ra2f2]} 33. c5 {Threatening mate with Qd6+.} Kf8 {[%cal Ra2f2]} 34. Kh1 Kg7 35. f4 (35. Qf3 $142 Qxf3 36. Bxf3) 35... e4 {Strongly threatening ...Ne2.} 36. g4 Qxg4 {[%csl Ga2][%cal Rg4g2]} 37. Bxe4 Ne2 {Precision: White = 26%, Black = 72%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B08"] [WhiteElo "2702"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "115"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,115,36,36,33,35,33,30,30,39,40,27,36,39,35,33,33,33,31,42,32,23,0,22, 0,1,0,0,0,36,18,57,57,49,35,71,28,72,72,91,89,195,173,168,168,168,96,108,108, 108,108,108,108,107,108,108,108,108,108,137,137,137,126,124,126,137,137,137, 137,137,137,137,137,137,137,137,137,137,137,148,137,137,137,137,138,131,130, 149,144,134,141,141,125,123,112,455,449]} 1. d4 d6 2. e4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. a4 Nbd7 8. a5 Qc7 9. Be3 e5 {B08: Pirc Defence: Classical System} (9... Rb8 10. d5 Nc5 11. Nd2 b6 12. axb6 axb6 13. Bf3 Bb7 14. Re1 Nfd7 15. Bg5 Rfe8 16. Ra3 h6 17. Be3 Ra8 18. Rxa8 Rxa8 {0-1 (45) Yilmaz,M (2531)-Kokarev,D (2635) Moscow 2013}) 10. h3 exd4 11. Bxd4 Re8 {LiveBook: 4 Games. White is slightly better.} 12. Bc4 Nf8 13. Re1 Be6 14. Bf1 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 14. e5 Bxc4 15. exf6 Bh8 16. b3 Rxe1+ 17. Qxe1 {0-1 (43) Yepez Gutierrez,J (2187)-Martins Mesquita,U (2458) CADAP email 2004}) 14... N8d7 15. Ng5 a6 16. Qd2 c5 17. Be3 Ne5 18. Bf4 Rad8 19. Nxe6 fxe6 20. Na4 Nf7 21. Rad1 Nh5 22. Be3 Nf6 23. Bf4 Qc6 24. Nc3 Kh8 25. b3 h6 26. Bd3 g5 27. Bh2 Nd7 28. Ne2 Nfe5 29. f4 gxf4 30. Nxf4 Bf6 (30... c4 $16 {was called for.}) 31. Kh1 Kh7 32. Rf1 Bg5 {[#]} 33. Qe2 (33. Be2 $1 $18) 33... Nf6 34. Nh5 Rf8 35. Bxe5 dxe5 36. Nxf6+ Bxf6 37. Bc4 {[#] Rxd8 is the strong threat.} Qe8 38. Qg4 Rxd1 39. Rxd1 Rg8 40. Qxe6 Qxe6 41. Bxe6 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rd8 42. Bd5 Kg7 43. g3 Rd7 44. h4 Bd8 45. Ra1 Kf6 46. Kg2 Kg6 47. Kf3 Rg7 48. c3 h5 49. Ra2 Kf6 50. Kg2 Kg6 51. Kf2 Kf6 52. Kf3 Kg6 53. b4 cxb4 54. cxb4 {[%cal Bc3b4, Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Kh6 55. Rc2 Be7 56. Rb2 Bd8 57. Rb3 b6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (57... Kh7 $16 {is more resistant.} 58. Rb2 Kh6) 58. b5 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 56%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A91"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,74,29,35,30,34,36,56,44,75,0,-11,-7,-11,-6,-7,-10,18,8,24,23,17,14, 15,12,8,9,15,16,35,37,52,50,64,57,64,71,68,34,29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6, 0,0,5,-602,-602,-602,-602,-29998,-29999]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 d5 6. O-O Ne4 {A92: Classical Dutch: Classical Stonewall (with ... Be7): Early deviations} 7. Nc3 c6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 8. Nd2 (8. Ne5 Nd7 9. Nxd7 Bxd7 10. Nxe4 fxe4 11. Bf4 O-O 12. e3 b5 13. c5 a5 14. f3 exf3 15. Bxf3 { 1/2-1/2 (46) Ipatov,A (2625)-Rapport,R (2649) Germany 2015}) 8... Nd6 $146 { White has an edge.} ({Predecessor:} 8... Nxd2 9. Bxd2 dxc4 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qc2 Nd7 12. Rfd1 Nb6 13. Bc1 Nd5 14. e4 {1-0 (33) Feige,M-Rehm,U Gruenheide 1996}) 9. b3 Nd7 10. a4 h5 11. b4 ({White should play} 11. h4 $1 $16) 11... h4 $11 12. b5 hxg3 13. hxg3 Nf6 14. Qb3 Bd7 15. a5 a6 {[%cal Ra6b5]} 16. bxc6 bxc6 17. Ba3 Rb8 18. Qc2 Nfe4 19. Ncxe4 fxe4 20. Rfb1 Rxb1+ 21. Qxb1 e3 22. Qg6+ Nf7 { ...Bxa3 is the strong threat.} 23. Bxe7 Qxe7 24. fxe3 O-O 25. Qd3 Qg5 $1 26. e4 dxc4 $1 27. Nxc4 c5 28. Qe3 Qxe3+ 29. Nxe3 cxd4 30. Nc2 e5 31. e3 Rc8 32. Nb4 { Threatening Bf1.} dxe3 33. Bf1 Rb8 34. Nxa6 Rb2 $1 35. Nc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (35. Bc4 $11 Bc6 36. Re1) 35... Ng5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rg5f3] ( -> ...Nf3+)} 36. Bg2 {[#]} Bh3 $1 37. Bxh3 Nf3+ {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 72%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A91"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "74"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,74,29,31,22,49,48,64,41,79,-12,-16,-16,0,0,-7,-2,10,6,18,9,18,11,15, 7,4,22,18,0,49,45,81,83,77,78,63,60,85,22,26,9,8,10,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,4, 5,6,-759,-678,-605,-598,-29998,-29999]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 d5 6. O-O Ne4 {A92: Classical Dutch: Classical Stonewall (with ...Be7): Early deviations} 7. Nc3 c6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 8. Nd2 {[%cal Rd2e4]} (8. Ne5 Nd7 9. Nxd7 Bxd7 10. Nxe4 fxe4 11. Bf4 O-O 12. e3 b5 13. c5 a5 14. f3 exf3 15. Bxf3 {1/2-1/2 (46) Ipatov,A (2625)-Rapport,R (2649) Germany 2015}) 8... Nd6 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8... Nxd2 9. Bxd2 dxc4 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qc2 Nd7 12. Rfd1 Nb6 13. Bc1 Nd5 14. e4 {1-0 (33) Feige,M-Rehm,U Gruenheide 1996}) 9. b3 Nd7 10. a4 h5 11. b4 (11. h4 $1 $16) 11... h4 $11 12. b5 $1 hxg3 13. hxg3 Nf6 14. Qb3 Bd7 15. a5 a6 {[%cal Ra6b5]} 16. bxc6 bxc6 17. Ba3 Rb8 18. Qc2 Nfe4 19. Ncxe4 fxe4 20. Rfb1 Rxb1+ 21. Qxb1 e3 22. Qg6+ Nf7 { Strongly threatening ...Bxa3.} 23. Bxe7 Qxe7 24. fxe3 O-O $1 25. Qd3 (25. Rf1 $16) 25... Qg5 $1 26. e4 dxc4 27. Nxc4 c5 28. Qe3 Qxe3+ 29. Nxe3 cxd4 30. Nc2 e5 31. e3 Rc8 32. Nb4 dxe3 33. Bf1 Rb8 34. Nxa6 Rb2 $1 35. Nc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (35. Bc4 $11 Bc6 36. Re1) 35... Ng5 $1 $19 {[%cal Rg5f3] ( -> ...Nf3+)} 36. Bg2 {[#]} Bh3 $1 37. Bxh3 Nf3+ {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca ESP"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D20"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2017.11.16"] [EventType "swiss"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,42,23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-14,0,-15,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 5. Bxc4 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Nbxd2 Nc6 8. O-O Qf6 9. e5 {D20: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} Qg6 10. Nb3 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Bh3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg6g2] [#] The position is equal.} 11. Nh4 Qg5 12. Qf3 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Qe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Qh3 Qh6 15. Nc5 Nd8 {1/2-1/2 (37) Shapiro,V (2331)-Povarenkov,S (2219) ICCF email 2008}) 14... O-O-O 15. Nf3 Qf5 16. Rfe1 {[%cal Rf3d4]} Nh6 17. Nfxd4 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxe4 19. Rxe4 Rhe8 20. Rc1 Rd5 21. Kf1 Nf5 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.22"] [Round "6"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D20"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "42"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,42,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,-13,-4,-4,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,6,21,-15,-14]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 5. Bxc4 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Bxd2+ 7. Nbxd2 Nc6 8. O-O Qf6 9. e5 {D20: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} Qg6 10. Nb3 { LiveBook: 7 Games. The position is equal.} Bh3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg6g2] [#]} 11. Nh4 Qg5 $1 12. Qf3 Be6 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Qe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Qh3 Qh6 15. Nc5 Nd8 {1/2-1/2 (37) Shapiro,V (2331)-Povarenkov,S (2219) ICCF email 2008} ) 14... O-O-O 15. Nf3 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Qf5 16. Rfe1 {[%cal Rf3d4]} Nh6 17. Nfxd4 Nxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxe4 19. Rxe4 Rhe8 20. Rc1 Rd5 21. Kf1 Nf5 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C84"] [WhiteElo "2796"] [BlackElo "2702"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,83,9,23,10,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,-13,22,0,16,0,0,0,41,14,17,-24,-3,-6,57,54, 49,56,63,61,64,40,56,10,20,0,0,0,0,0,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. a3 O-O 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Be3 Nd4 {C84: Spanische Partie (Mittelgambit)} 11. Bxd4 exd4 12. Nd5 Nd7 (12... Nxd5 13. Bxd5 Rc8 14. Bc6 Bf6 15. a4 Bd7 16. Bxd7 Qxd7 17. Qd2 Qc6 18. b3 {1-0 (64) Vachier Lagrave, M (2804)-Aronian,L (2799) Tbilisi 2017}) 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 a5 {LiveBook: 6 Partien} 15. Nxe7+ Qxe7 16. Qg3 a4 17. Ba2 Qe5 18. f4 {[#]} Qc5 $146 19. Rfe1 Rae8 20. Re2 Re7 21. b4 axb3 22. Bxb3 Qb6 23. Rb1 Qa6 24. Qg5 Rfe8 25. Qd5 Qxa3 (25... c5 $11 26. a4 bxa4) 26. Qxb5 $14 Qc5 27. Bd5 Qxb5 28. Rxb5 Rc8 29. Bb7 Rb8 30. Re1 Nc5 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 31. Bc6 Rxb5 32. Bxb5 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTL-KTS} f5 $1 {[%cal Rf5e4]} 33. e5 dxe5 34. fxe5 g6 35. Kf2 Kg7 36. Kf3 g5 37. h4 Kg6 38. Bc4 Nd7 39. e6 Nf8 40. g4 fxg4+ 41. Kxg4 gxh4 42. Re4 {Precision: Weiß = 35%, Schwarz = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Ding, Liren"] [Black "Giri, Anish"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2774"] [BlackElo "2762"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,83,21,21,21,21,21,21,18,21,18,18,18,18,17,16,0,13,17,17,17,17,17,17, 17,17,17,15,13,13,16,32,32,29,19,21,23,18,20,20,13,22,16,9,14,14,9,10,9,9,9,10, 10,17,13,12,25,18,18,21,21,18,17,11,0,8,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 dxc4 7. Na3 c5 8. dxc5 c3 {D77: Grünfeldindisch (Fianchetto 6.0-0 nicht 6..c6)} 9. Nb5 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6c5,Bc5e4][%mdl 32]} 10. Nxc3 Nxc5 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} 11. Be3 {[#] Droht stark Dxd8.} Nfe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14. Qxd4 Qxd4 15. Nxd4 Nd6 16. Rfc1 {[#]} Rd8 $146 17. Rc7 Kf8 18. Rac1 Ne8 19. R7c4 Nd6 20. Rc5 Bd7 21. f4 Rac8 22. Kf2 Rxc5 23. Rxc5 Rc8 24. b4 f5 25. Bd5 Kg7 26. Nf3 e6 27. Rxc8 Bxc8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KLS-KLS} 28. Bb3 Kf6 29. Ke3 Bd7 30. a4 Nf7 31. Kd4 h6 32. a5 b6 33. axb6 axb6 34. e4 fxe4 35. Nd2 e5+ 36. fxe5+ Nxe5 37. Nxe4+ Kf5 38. Nd6+ {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Kf6 39. Bd5 g5 40. Ne4+ Kf5 41. Nd6+ Kf6 42. Ne4+ { Precision: Weiß = 76%, Schwarz = 82%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A15"] [WhiteElo "2763"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "92"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,92,23,7,6,12,23,6,17,6,23,43,31,40,43,44,54,45,112,116,106,91,91,83, 83,83,89,83,83,83,85,87,96,83,87,83,96,89,96,96,101,83,114,83,88,88,96,96,96, 96,101,101,101,96,96,96,96,96,96,67,101,101,101,101,101,101,108,101,108]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Be7 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 dxc4 7. Ne5 Nc6 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Nxc6 Qe8 10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. Qa4 c5 12. dxc5 {E06: Closed Catalan: Early deviations} Qxc5 13. Be3 Qc7 14. O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games. White has an edge.} ( 14. Rd1 Bd7 15. Qa3 Nd5 16. Bd4 a5 17. Rd2 Nb4 18. O-O Qb7 19. Na4 Bxa4 20. Qxa4 {1/2-1/2 (45) Wei,Y (2696)-Nakamura,H (2787) Bilbao 2016}) 14... Nd5 15. Bd4 Bd7 16. Qa3 a5 17. Rad1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17. Rfd1 Nb4 18. Rd2 Rfd8 19. Rad1 Bc6 20. b3 cxb3 21. Qxb3 Rdc8 22. a3 {1/2-1/2 (22) Molzahn,N (2109)-Klapp, H (2099) GER email 2014}) 17... Nb4 18. Bc5 Qxc5 19. Rxd7 Rab8 20. Rfd1 h6 21. Qa4 Nd5 (21... Rfc8 $14) 22. Nxd5 $16 exd5 23. R7xd5 Qb4 24. Qc2 Qxb2 25. Qxc4 Rb4 26. Qc5 {[#] aiming for Rd8.} Qxa2 27. Qxa5 Rb2 28. Qxa2 Rxa2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 29. e3 g6 30. g4 Rfa8 31. Kg2 R8a5 32. h4 Kg7 33. Kg3 R2a3 34. Kf4 R3a4+ 35. e4 Rxd5 36. Rxd5 {KR-KR} Ra3 37. f3 Rc3 38. Ra5 Rb3 39. Rc5 Ra3 40. Rb5 Rc3 41. Kg3 Ra3 42. g5 hxg5 43. hxg5 {White is better.} Rc3 44. Kg4 Ra3 45. Rb7 Ra4 46. Kf4 Ra5 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Li, Chao b"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A10"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,105,5,6,10,0,5,8,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,23,16,18,18,40,30,18,35,33,41, 43,36,47,51,57,52,72,68,47,61,65,55,132,123,129,134,141,132,139,134,174,177, 178,171,199,181,230,214,404,397,518,526,600,618,774,718,811,810,800,786,1349, 1375,1256,1200,1073,961,958,915,951,914,1083,1125,12825,1672,12837,12833,12845, 12846,12846,12847,12847,852]} 1. c4 g6 2. e4 e5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 exd4 (4... Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Nxe4 6. Qc2 f5 7. Nxe5 c5 8. Bd2 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 d6 10. Nd3 Qe7+ 11. Be2 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Nc6 {1-0 (39) Jakovenko,D (2704)-Kokarev,D (2643) Khanty-Mansiysk 2016}) 5. e5 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 {A10: English Opening: Unusual Replies for Black} Qe7 7. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 8. Qd2 Qxd2+ 9. Nbxd2 Nh5 10. Nxd4 { LiveBook: 5 Games} Nc6 11. N2f3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nxc6 dxc6 12. O-O-O { 1-0 (46) Suba,M (2531)-Jansa,V (2477) Bad Zwischenahn 2008}) 11... b6 12. Nb5 Kd8 13. O-O-O Re8 14. g3 a6 15. Nbd4 $1 {[%cal Rd4c6]} Bb7 {White must now prevent ...Nxd4.} 16. Nxc6+ Bxc6 17. Bh3 f5 18. Bg2 b5 19. Rhe1 bxc4 20. Nh4 Bxg2 21. Nxg2 Rb8 22. Rd4 g5 23. Red1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Rxe5 24. Rxd7+ Kc8 25. Rxh7 Nf6 26. Rh8+ Kb7 27. Rxb8+ Kxb8 $14 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 28. Ne3 f4 ({Better is} 28... c3 $14) 29. Nxc4 $16 Re2 30. Rd2 Re1+ 31. Kc2 Kb7 32. Kd3 Rh1 33. gxf4 gxf4 34. f3 Rf1 {[#]} 35. Ne5 $1 Re1 {[#]} 36. Ng4 $1 {[%cal Rg4f6]} Nd5 $2 (36... Nh5 37. Re2 Rxe2 38. Kxe2 Kc6) 37. h4 $18 c5 {If Black can now play ...Nb4+ this consolidates a bit.} 38. h5 {White is clearly winning.} Nb4+ 39. Kc4 Rc1+ 40. Kb3 Nc6 41. h6 Nd4+ 42. Ka3 Nxf3 43. h7 Nxd2 44. h8=Q Nc4+ 45. Ka4 Nb6+ 46. Kb3 a5 47. Qf6 a4+ 48. Ka3 Ka6 49. Qxf4 Nc4+ 50. Kxa4 Nxb2+ 51. Kb3 Nd3 52. Qd6+ Kb5 53. a4+ {Precision: White = 90%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Black "Harikrishna, Pentala"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B49"] [WhiteElo "2721"] [BlackElo "2738"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "45"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,45,0,0,0,0,0,15,0,6,6,0,-10,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Be2 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 d6 10. a4 O-O 11. Kh1 Re8 12. Bf3 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 e5 14. Qd2 exf4 15. Bxf4 Be6 {B85: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines with early Be3} 16. Rfd1 Rad8 17. a5 Ng4 { LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 18. Bxg4 Bxg4 19. Nd5 Qd7 {[#]} 20. Rf1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 20. Re1 Be6 21. Nb6 Qb5 22. b3 Bf6 23. Rab1 {1/2-1/2 (33) Glek,I (2670)-Andersson,U (2640) Berlin 1996}) 20... Be6 21. b3 Bxd5 22. Qxd5 Qc6 23. Rad1 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B10"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2629"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "49"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,49,40,37,47,47,44,37,52,25,53,51,55,49,37,12,21,0,0,0,0,0,0,-10,76, 86,77,85,193,190,264,231,675,680,751,666,632,536]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bf4 Bg4 6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. c3 e6 {B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} 8. Qb3 {LiveBook: 30 Games} Bd6 (8... Qc8 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 Bh5 12. Ne5 a6 13. Rae1 Bg6 14. Nxg6 hxg6 15. Nf3 b5 16. a3 Ra7 17. Qe2 Re8 18. h4 Bd8 19. g3 Ne7 20. Kg2 {1-0 (36) Berkes,F (2661)-McShane,L (2647) Heraklio 2017}) 9. Qxb7 O-O {White is slightly better.} 10. Bg3 Rc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Bxf3 11. Nxf3 Bxg3 12. hxg3 Qd6 13. Qb3 Ne4 14. Bd3 f5 15. O-O {1-0 (23) Colombo,F (2082)-Gehris,D ICCF email 2013}) 11. Bd3 Bxg3 12. hxg3 Qd6 13. Qa6 {Black must now prevent Ne5!} Rb8 14. Nb3 Rb6 15. Qa4 e5 16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Qxe5+ 18. Kf1 {Bxh7+! is the strong threat.} Re8 {[#]} (18... Bf5 $11 19. Bxf5 Qxf5 20. Qxa7 Ne4 21. Qxb6 Nxg3+ 22. Kg1 Ne2+ 23. Kf1 Ng3+ 24. Kg1 Ne2+ 25. Kf1 Ng3+) 19. Bxh7+ $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Nxh7 20. Qxg4 Rf6 {[#]} (20... Nf6 $16 {might work better.} 21. Qh3 Qe2+ 22. Kg1 Kf8) 21. Nd4 $1 $18 Ng5 (21... Qg5 $142 22. Qxg5 Nxg5) 22. Kg1 {Hoping for Rh5.} Rxf2 $2 (22... g6) 23. Kxf2 {White is clearly winning.} Qe3+ 24. Kf1 { Threatens to win with Nf5.} Ne4 {[%csl Ge4][%cal Re3f2] [#]} 25. Qxg7+ $1 { [%mdl 512] Precision: White = 61%, Black = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2692"] [BlackElo "2801"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "157"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,157,20,19,18,17,20,18,20,16,20,7,22,41,37,33,14,10,13,17,14,40,35,34, 36,45,36,35,41,43,8,25,36,27,14,50,11,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-2,0,-2,-2,-2,-5,0, -19,-21,-26,-21,-25,-30,-60,-63,-62,-61,-53,-27,-27,-32,-95,-81,-84,-77,-109, -114,-120,-115,-111,-110,-115,-98,-99,0,-113,-89,-76,-80,-98,-94,-93,-44,-42, -37,-43,-35,-40,-19,-18,-19,-19,-17,-17,-20,-15,-14,-8,-8,-43,-26,-33,-23,-27, -31,-34,-36,-30,-31,-199,-207,-222,-216,-216,-212,-208,-212,-202,-204,-204, -108,-137,-102,-98,-69,-69,-68,-69,-69,-67,0,-28,0,-65,-63,-62,-8,-8]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Be7 5. c4 O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Rd1 {E05: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} (9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Nc3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 c6 14. e3 a5 15. b4 axb4 16. Qxb4 Ra7 17. a5 Nd7 18. a6 { 1/2-1/2 (33) Ding,L (2774)-Carlsen,M (2837) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... Bc6 10. Bg5 a5 11. Nbd2 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6b4,Bb4d5,Bd5f6,Bf6e4][%mdl 32]} 12. Nxc4 Nb4 13. Qb3 Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Bd5 14. Nfe5 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 c6 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 {1-0 (37) Postny,E (2635)-Simonian,T (2425) Yerevan 2014}) 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Qa3 Rfd8 16. Rac1 Nd5 17. Qa1 N5f6 18. b3 Qb4 19. Ncd2 Rac8 20. e3 Ne4 21. Nc4 Nd6 22. Ne1 {[%cal Bf3e1,Be1d3,Bd3f4,Bf4d5][%mdl 32]} Bxg2 23. Kxg2 Nxc4 ({ Of course not} 23... Qxb3 24. Rc3 $16) 24. bxc4 Qe7 25. Nd3 c5 26. Qa3 Kf8 27. Qb3 b6 28. Qb5 cxd4 29. exd4 Qd6 30. Nf4 Qc6+ 31. Qxc6 Rxc6 32. d5 Rd6 33. dxe6 Nc5 34. e7+ Kxe7 35. Nd5+ Kf8 36. Ra1 $1 Rc8 37. Rdb1 Nd7 38. Ne3 Ne5 39. Rc1 Rd2 40. Rcb1 Nd3 41. Rf1 (41. Rxb6 $15 Nxf2 42. Nf1) 41... g6 42. Ra3 Rc6 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black is really pushing.} 43. Rb3 Nc5 44. Ra3 Ne4 45. Raa1 Rf6 46. Ng4 Rfd6 47. Ne3 Rf6 48. Ng4 Rf5 49. Rfd1 Rc5 50. Rxd2 Nxd2 $17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 51. Nf6 {[#] And now Nd7+ would win.} Ke7 52. Nd5+ Kd6 53. Rd1 Nxc4 54. Nxb6+ $1 Kc6 55. Nd7 Rd5 56. Rc1 $1 Rd4 57. Ne5+ $1 Kc5 58. Nxf7 Kb4 59. Ng5 Nd2 60. Ne6 Rc4 61. Ra1 Kb3 62. f4 Kb2 63. Re1 Rxa4 64. Re5 Kc3 65. f5 $2 (65. Rc5+ $15 Nc4 66. Kf3) 65... Nc4 $19 66. Rc5 {Threatens to win with f6.} gxf5 67. Kh3 Ra2 68. Rxf5 a4 69. Nc7 Rd2 ({Don't play} 69... a3 70. Nb5+ Kb4 { [#]} 71. Nxa3 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 70. Rf8 Rd7 (70... Kb4 $19 71. Rb8+ Kc5 72. Ne6+ Kd6) 71. Nb5+ Kb4 72. Rb8 Kc5 {aiming for ...Rd3.} 73. Nc3 a3 {...Nb6 is the strong threat.} 74. Rb5+ Kd4 75. Rb3 Ke5 (75... Ra7 $1 $15 76. Nb5+ Ke5 77. Rxa3 Rxa3 78. Nxa3 Nxa3) 76. Rb5+ Kd4 77. Rb3 Ra7 $1 {[%cal Ra7a6] White must now prevent ...Ra6.} 78. Nb5+ Kc5 (78... Ke5 $1 $15 79. Rxa3 Rxa3 80. Nxa3 Nxa3 ) 79. Rxa3 $1 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 69%.} (79. Nxa7 $2 {is the wrong capture.} a2 $19) 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C17"] [WhiteElo "2683"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,98,14,14,16,22,13,20,18,13,26,28,20,30,7,30,23,34,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,-36,-32,-46,-50,-46,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,15,35,15,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,-58,-39,-35,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,18,0,0,0,15]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 cxd4 7. Qg4 Kf8 {C18: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 h4 and 7 Qg4} 8. Nb5 Bb6 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. Bb2 Nge7 11. Bd3 Ng6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 12. Qg3 f6 {[%cal Rg6e5]} 13. Bxg6 ({Don't play} 13. Nbxd4 Ncxe5 14. Nxe5 Nxe5 $17) 13... hxg6 14. Nbxd4 Nxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Nxe5 15. Nxe5 fxe5 16. Qxe5 {1-0 (59) Shankland,S (2679)-Ashwin,J (2468) Atlantic City 2016}) 15. Bxd4 Kf7 16. O-O Bd7 17. Rfe1 Rc8 18. c3 g5 19. Re3 Bxd4 20. cxd4 Rh5 21. exf6 gxf6 22. Rae1 Qc7 23. Qg4 Rch8 {[%cal Rh5h2]} 24. Rxe6 Bxe6 25. Qxe6+ Kg7 {[%cal Rh5h2]} 26. h3 ({Don't go for} 26. Qxd5 $2 g4 $19) 26... Qf7 { [#] ...Qxe6 is the strong threat.} 27. Qd6 Re8 $1 28. Rc1 Qe6 29. Qg3 Rh7 30. h4 Reh8 31. Rc7+ Kf8 $1 {[%cal Rh7h4] [#] And now ...Rxh4 would win.} 32. Rxh7 Rxh7 33. hxg5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQN} Qe4 34. Qd6+ Ke8 $1 35. Qb8+ Kf7 36. Qc7+ Kg6 {( -> ...Qb1+)} 37. Qc1 Rh5 38. Qd1 Rh8 39. gxf6 $1 Kxf6 40. Ne5 (40. Qc1 $11) 40... Ke6 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 41. Ng4 Kd6 42. f3 $1 {[%cal Rf3e4] The position is equal.} Qf4 43. Kf2 Rf8 44. Ne3 Qh4+ 45. Ke2 Re8 46. Qd3 Qg5 {White must now prevent ...Qxg2+.} 47. Kf2 Qh4+ 48. Ke2 Qg5 {Threatens to win with ...Qxg2+.} 49. Kf2 Qh4+ {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.23"] [Round "7"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,80,4,10,7,22,24,21,22,21,10,37,0,10,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,-38,-46,-19, -16,-52,-60,-53,-45,-152,-166,-145,-120,-385,-354,-358,-228,-354,-333,-496, -431,-852,-875,-859,-844,-837,-508,-847,-734,-616,-585,-814,-782,-1315,-1306, -5920,-29945,-5928,-5800,-4802,-2486]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. Ngf3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. a3 Be7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. b4 {E16: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} a5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. b5 c6 12. bxc6 { The position is equal.} Nxc6 13. Bb2 (13. e3 b5 14. Ne5 Bd6 15. Bb2 a4 16. Qb1 Rb8 17. Bc3 Ba8 18. Nxc6 Bxc6 {1/2-1/2 (69) Wei,Y (2728)-Yu,Y (2749) Beijing 2017}) 13... a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... b5 14. Ne5 b4 15. axb4 Bxb4 16. Nd3 Qb6 17. Rb1 Ba6 {1/2-1/2 (39) Danielian,V (2289)-Vlasov,E (2155) St Petersburg 1999}) 14. Qb1 b5 15. Ne5 Qb6 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. Bc3 Rfc8 18. e3 Bd7 19. Bb4 Bxb4 20. Qxb4 Rc7 21. Nf3 Rac8 22. Ne5 Bf5 23. Ra2 Ne4 24. Rb2 Nc3 25. Ra1 ({ Only move:} 25. Re1 $1 $15) 25... f6 $17 26. Nf3 Kf7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is in control.} 27. Rd2 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (27. Nd2 $17) 27... Rc4 $19 28. Qb2 Ne4 29. Re2 (29. Ne1 {keeps fighting.}) 29... b4 30. Nh4 (30. Ne1 {is a better defense.} b3 31. f3) 30... Bg4 31. h3 ({Reject} 31. f3 b3 $19) (31. Bf3 $142 Bxf3 32. Nxf3) 31... Bxe2 32. Qxe2 g6 33. axb4 Qxb4 {Hoping for ...Rc1+.} 34. Qg4 (34. Kh2 $142 R8c7 35. Bxe4 dxe4 36. Qa2) 34... Qb7 35. Bxe4 dxe4 36. Kg2 Rc2 37. d5 {[#]} Rxf2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 38. Kg1 (38. Kxf2 Qb2+) 38... f5 39. Qd1 Rcc2 40. Qd4 Qb2 {Precision: White = 34%, Black = 84%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Aronian, Levon"] [Black "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E18"] [WhiteElo "2801"] [BlackElo "2702"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "33"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,33,16,18,30,25,26,31,40,31,28,30]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 Bf6 9. Ne5 {E18: Damenindisch (Hauptfortsetzung)} Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 c5 12. Nf3 cxd4 13. Bxd4 { [#] LiveBook: 3 Partien} Na6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13... Be7 14. Qd3 d6 15. Qc3 e5 16. Be3 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (43) Aronian,L (2809)-Grischuk,A (2764) London 2013}) 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15. Qd4 Qxd4 16. Nxd4 Rfc8 17. b3 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Harikrishna, P.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2738"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,81,44,22,34,20,31,25,30,35,39,29,53,53,48,20,18,35,81,15,19,0,59,59, 59,48,56,56,58,61,56,52,34,41,51,0,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,7,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. f4 a6 7. a3 b5 8. Be3 Bb7 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} 9. Nb3 (9. Bd3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Nf6 11. Qf3 Bc5 12. Bxc5 Qxc5 13. O-O-O Rc8 14. Qg3 O-O 15. e5 Nh5 16. Qh4 {1-0 (31) Savchenko,B (2608)-Grachev,B (2673) Moscow 2014}) 9... Na5 10. Nxa5 Qxa5 11. Bd3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qc7 12. O-O Nf6 13. Qe2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Kh1 h5 14. e5 Ng4 15. Bg1 {1/2-1/2 (44) Lorenz,N (1923)-Jahn,C (2116) Germany 2016}) 13... Bc5 14. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 15. Kh1 d5 16. e5 Nd7 17. Qg4 g6 18. Ne2 a5 19. h4 ({White should try} 19. Qh4 $16) 19... b4 $1 $11 20. axb4 axb4 (20... Qxb4 $11 21. c3 Qb6) 21. Rxa8+ $14 Bxa8 22. Ra1 Bb7 23. Kh2 Qb6 24. h5 Nc5 25. Qh4 {And now hxg6 would win.} Rg8 26. Qf2 d4 27. hxg6 ({Reject} 27. Nxd4 Nxd3 28. cxd3 gxh5 $15) (27. Qxd4 gxh5 28. Rg1 Qc6 $15) 27... hxg6 {The position is equal.} 28. Qxd4 ({Don't play} 28. Nxd4 Nxd3 29. cxd3 g5 $15) 28... Qc6 {[%csl Gb7][%cal Rc6g2] [#]} 29. Qf2 g5 30. Rd1 Nxd3 31. cxd3 Qc2 32. Rf1 Qxd3 33. fxg5 Qh7+ 34. Kg1 Rxg5 35. Ng3 Qg6 36. Qa7 {[#] Black must now prevent Qb8+.} Rxg3 37. Qb8+ Ke7 38. Qd6+ Ke8 39. Qb8+ Ke7 40. Qd6+ Ke8 41. Qb8+ {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 64%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Svidler, Peter"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A18"] [WhiteElo "2763"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "52"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,52,18,21,18,10,12,14,13,10,25,12,16,18,8,8,0,9,0,0,0,0,-16,-10,-56, -3,-25,-20,-20,-10,-22,-22,-22,-13,-12,-9,-14,-14,-30,0,0,0]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 d5 4. e5 d4 5. exf6 dxc3 6. bxc3 Qxf6 7. d4 b6 8. Be2 {A18: English Opening: Flohr-Mikenas System (1 c4 Nf6 2 Nc3 e6 3 e4)} Bb7 9. Bf3 Bxf3 10. Nxf3 Bd6 11. Qa4+ c6 12. O-O O-O 13. Rb1 Bc7 14. Re1 Rc8 15. Kh1 {[#]} Qf5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... h6) 16. Be3 h6 17. h3 a6 18. d5 exd5 (18... cxd5 $15 19. Kg1 dxc4 20. Bxb6 Bxb6 21. Rxb6 Qd3) 19. Bxb6 Bxb6 20. Rxb6 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7, Bd7c5,Bc5d3][%mdl 32]} 21. Rxc6 Nc5 22. Rxc8+ Rxc8 23. Qa5 dxc4 24. Kg1 Qf6 25. Nd4 Nd3 26. Qf5 Qxf5 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 84%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Li, Chao b"] [Black "Giri, Anish"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D14"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2762"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,79,2,16,14,28,19,25,23,22,35,33,19,26,22,18,24,22,25,33,23,28,34,35, 37,17,0,0,0,75,70,74,69,100,90,124,114,126,95,96,104,235,228,226,219,151,84,65, 31,110,14,112,108,110,93,296,292,286,276,291,279,671,670,673,662,622,616]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 Bf5 7. e3 e6 8. Qb3 Bb4 9. Ne5 {And now Nxc6 would win. D14: Slav Defence: Exchange variation with ...Bf5} Qb6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Be2 {White has an edge.} Ne4 12. f3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Be7 14. c4 Qxb3 15. axb3 Bb4+ 16. Kf2 a5 {[#]} 17. Rhc1 $146 {With the idea cxd5.} Kd7 18. g4 Bg6 19. cxd5 exd5 20. e4 dxe4 21. d5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} c5 (21... cxd5 $11 22. Rc7+ Ke8) 22. Bb5+ $16 { [%mdl 1024] White has strong compensation.} Kd8 23. Bd6 Rc8 24. Bc6 h5 25. g5 $1 exf3 26. Bxc5 Bxc5+ 27. Rxc5 Re8 (27... Ke7 $16) 28. Rcxa5 $18 ({Much less strong is} 28. Kxf3 Re5 $16) 28... Re2+ 29. Kxf3 Rxh2 {[#]} 30. b4 (30. Ra7 $142 $1 {Black must now prevent Re1.} Rb8 31. Kf4) 30... Kc7 $16 31. b5 Rh3+ ({ Black should play} 31... Rb8 $14) 32. Kf2 (32. Kg2 $16 Rb3 33. Ra7+ Kd6 34. Rd7+ Ke5 35. d6) 32... Rb3 (32... Rb8 $11) 33. Ra7+ Kd6 34. Rd7+ Kc5 $2 (34... Ke5 $16) 35. Rc1+ $18 Kd4 {[#]} 36. d6 $1 {[%cal Bd5d6,Bd6d7][%mdl 32]} Rb2+ 37. Kg1 Bf5 $2 (37... Ke5 38. Re1+ Kf4) 38. Rxf7 {White is clearly winning.} g6 39. d7 Rd8 40. Re7 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 48%.} 1-0 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Gelfand, Boris"] [Black "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E18"] [WhiteElo "2719"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,96,27,23,19,22,19,26,0,19,25,20,22,35,12,24,-23,0,0,0,-37,-39,-35, -28,-20,-12,-45,-37,-33,-26,-36,-39,-47,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, -8,-12,-5,-8,-20,0,0,0,-28,-25,-35,-50,-61,-48,-150,-127,-158,-160,-376,-425, -417,-407,-392,-392,-385,-385,-895,-850,-858,-828]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. Bd2 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 d6 10. Rad1 { E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} Nd7 11. Rfe1 c5 12. e4 {White has an edge.} a6 13. d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. e5 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 cxd4 15. Qxd4 Nxe5 16. Bxa8 Qxa8 17. Rxe5 dxe5 18. Qxb6 {1-0 (51) Moroni,L (2448)-Romanov,E (2636) Llucmajor 2017}) 13... e5 14. b3 g6 15. Rf1 Bc8 16. Ne1 Rb8 17. a4 f5 18. f4 exf4 19. gxf4 fxe4 20. Nxe4 b5 21. a5 bxc4 22. bxc4 Rb4 23. Rc1 Nf6 24. Ng5 $1 Qxa5 25. Nd3 Ra4 26. Qe3 Qd8 27. Rce1 Bf5 28. Bh3 {[#]} Nxd5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 29. cxd5 Bxg5 $1 30. Bxf5 Rxf5 31. Qe6+ Kg7 { aiming for ...Rd4.} 32. fxg5 Qxg5+ 33. Kh1 Ra2 {[%csl Ga2][%cal Rg5g2]} 34. Qe7+ Qxe7 35. Rxe7+ Kf8 {[%cal Rf5f1]} 36. Ree1 Rxf1+ (36... a5 {seems wilder.} 37. Nf4 a4 38. Ne6+ Kg8 39. Kg1 c4) 37. Rxf1+ $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KR} Ke7 38. Re1+ Kd7 39. Re3 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3,Ba3a2][%mdl 32]} 40. Rh3 h5 {Threatens to win with ...a4.} 41. Nf4 (41. Kg1 $1 $15) 41... a4 $17 42. Nxg6 a3 43. Rf3 $2 {[#]} (43. Rc3 $17) 43... c4 $1 $19 {[%cal Bc5c4,Bc4c3, Bc3c2][%mdl 32]} 44. Nf4 Ra1+ 45. Kg2 {[#]} a2 $1 46. Ra3 {[#]} c3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 47. Ne2 $2 (47. Ra7+ Kc8 48. Nd3) (47. Rxc3 Rg1+) 47... c2 48. Kf2 Rh1 { Precision: White = 36%, Black = 78%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2705"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "280"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,280,15,7,28,0,0,2,15,10,11,16,11,0,15,38,28,32,25,29,54,57,61,53,74, 46,56,22,27,7,7,7,7,7,6,8,8,8,8,7,9,10,10,4,10,8,19,19,19,19,17,21,19,8,8,8,8, 5,14,8,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,8,8,8,73,8,76,17,80,0,8,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,18,17,17,17,17,17,50,8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 22,8,8,34,49,49,49,56,56,56,56,56,56,56,56,56,56,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0, 28,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. h3 a6 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} 8. Ba4 (8. Bxc6 $5 bxc6 9. Be3 $11) 8... Ba7 9. Re1 Ne7 {[%cal Bc6e7,Be7g6,Bg6f4][%mdl 32]} 10. Nbd2 { [%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} Ng6 11. Nf1 d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... c6 12. Ng3 {1/2-1/2 (12) Grischuk,A (2750)-Tomashevsky,E (2696) Moscow 2017}) 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. exd5 Nf4 15. Ng3 Qg6 {( -> ...Qxg3)} 16. d4 exd4 17. Nxd4 Nxd5 18. Bb3 c6 19. Bxd5 cxd5 20. Qf3 Bxd4 21. cxd4 Be6 22. Nh5 Rac8 23. Rac1 Rxc1 24. Rxc1 Qe4 25. Qd1 Rc8 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still } 26. Rxc8+ Bxc8 27. a3 Bf5 (27... Bd7 {feels hotter.} 28. Qd2 Qf5 29. Ng3 Qg6 30. Qc3 Qe6) 28. Qd2 Qd3 (28... Bd7 {is more complex.} 29. Qf4 Qe2 30. f3 Be6 31. Kh2 Kh7) 29. Qxd3 Bxd3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 30. f3 f6 31. Nf4 Bc4 32. g3 Kf7 33. Kf2 g5 34. Ng2 Ke6 35. Ne3 Bd3 36. Ng4 h5 37. Ne3 a5 38. h4 b6 39. Nd1 Kd6 40. Nc3 Bc2 41. Ke3 Bf5 42. Nd1 Ke6 43. Nf2 Bg6 44. Kd2 Be8 45. Ke3 Bg6 46. Nh3 Bf5 47. Ng1 Bg6 48. Ne2 Bf5 49. Kd2 Kd6 50. Nc3 Bd7 51. b3 Bf5 52. Nd1 Bd7 53. Nf2 Ke6 54. Ke3 Kd6 55. Nd3 Bf5 56. Nc1 Bd7 57. Na2 Bf5 58. b4 axb4 59. Nxb4 Bb1 60. Ke2 Ke6 61. Kd2 Bg6 62. Na2 Kd6 63. Kc3 Bb1 64. Nc1 Bf5 65. Ne2 Bh3 66. Kd2 Bd7 67. f4 gxh4 68. gxh4 Bg4 {...Bxe2 is the strong threat. } 69. Ng3 Kc6 70. Nf1 Kb5 71. Ne3 Bf3 72. Kc3 Ka4 73. Kb2 Be4 74. Nd1 Kb5 { Hoping for ...Kc4.} 75. Kb3 Bd3 76. Nc3+ Kc6 77. Kb4 Kd6 78. Nd1 Kc6 79. Ne3 Kd6 80. Kc3 Be2 81. Nf5+ Kd7 82. Kb4 Kc6 83. a4 Bg4 {[#]} (83... Kd7 $11) 84. Ng7 (84. Nh6 $1 $16) 84... Be2 {[#]} (84... Bf3 $1 $11 {remains equal.}) 85. Ne8 $1 $16 {[%cal Re8f6]} Kd7 (85... f5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 86. Ng7 (86. Nxf6+ $16 Ke6 87. Ne8) 86... Kd6 87. Nf5+ Kc6 88. Ng3 Bg4 89. Nf1 Bf3 90. Ne3 Be4 91. Kb3 Kd6 92. Kc3 Kc6 93. Kb4 Bd3 94. Kc3 Be4 95. Nf1 Bf3 96. Ng3 Bg4 97. Kb4 Kc7 98. Nf1 Kc6 99. Ne3 Bd7 100. f5 Bc8 101. a5 bxa5+ 102. Kxa5 Bb7 103. Ng2 Bc8 104. Nf4 Bxf5 105. Nxh5 Kd6 106. Nxf6 Ke6 107. Nh5 Bg4 (107... Be4 { keeps more tension.} 108. Kb6 Kf5 109. Kc5 Bf3 110. Ng3+ Kf4) 108. Ng3 Bf3 109. Kb4 Kf6 110. Kc3 Kg6 111. Kb3 Bg4 112. Kb2 Bc8 113. Kc3 Ba6 114. Kd2 Bc4 115. Ke3 Bb3 116. Kf3 Ba4 117. Kf4 Bd1 118. Nf5 Kh5 119. Kg3 Ba4 120. Ne3 Bc6 121. Ng4 Bb7 122. Ne5 Ba6 123. Nd7 {aiming for Nf6+.} Kg6 124. Nb6 Bb7 $1 125. Nd7 Kf5 126. Kf3 Bc6 {The position is equal.} 127. Nb6 Be8 128. Nc8 {Strongly threatening Nd6+.} Bh5+ 129. Ke3 Kg4 130. Ne7 Bf7 131. Nc6 Be6 132. Nb4 Bg8 133. h5 Kg5 134. h6 Kxh6 135. Kf4 Kg7 136. Ke5 Kf7 137. Nxd5 {Threatening mate with Nf6.} Kf8 138. Kd6 Bf7 139. Nc7 Bb3 140. d5 Bxd5 {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Rapport, Richard"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2692"] [BlackElo "2721"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "29"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,29,9,12,10,10,8,14,16,18,31,26,16,12,28,11,9,10,4,11,12,8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qc2 Nc6 6. Nd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games. D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} e5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 6... Bg4 7. Be2 Bxe2 8. Nxe2 e6 9. O-O Be7 10. Nf4 O-O 11. Nd3 cxd4 12. exd4 {1-0 (59) Carlsen,M (2840) -Morozevich,A (2676) Doha 2016}) 7. dxe5 Nxe5 8. Be2 Be7 9. Ngf3 Ng6 10. O-O O-O 11. c4 Be6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 {The position is equal.} 13. Bc4 h6 14. Bxe7 Ngxe7 15. a3 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Black "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D84"] [WhiteElo "2683"] [BlackElo "2796"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,81,14,22,56,35,38,35,43,43,43,43,43,43,43,43,49,43,43,43,43,43,43,43, 43,43,43,43,43,43,43,43,43,43,43,14,43,43,43,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8. Bxc7 Na6 9. Bxa6 Qxg2 10. Qf3 Qxf3 11. Nxf3 bxa6 12. Rc1 f6 {D84: Grünfeld: 4 Bf4 Bg7 5 e3 0-0 6 cxd5} 13. Rg1 Rf7 14. b3 {[#] LiveBook: 5 Games} Bd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Bf8 15. Nd2 Bb7 16. Ke2 Re8 17. f3 e5 18. dxe5 Bb4 19. Ne4 fxe5 20. Ng5 {1/2-1/2 (67) Giri,A (2771)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2796) Leuven 2017}) 15. Ba5 e6 16. Nd2 Rc8 17. Rxc8+ Bxc8 18. Ne4 Bf8 $1 19. Ke2 Bb7 20. f3 Kg7 21. Rc1 g5 22. Nc5 Bxc5 23. dxc5 $14 {[%mdl 4096] [#] Endgame Threatens to win with c6. KRB-KRB} Bc6 24. Rd1 Bb5+ 25. Kf2 Rd7 26. Rxd7+ Bxd7 {KB-KB} 27. Bc7 e5 28. Bb8 Kg6 29. Bxa7 Kf5 30. Kg3 h5 31. e4+ Ke6 32. h4 gxh4+ {The position is equal.} 33. Kxh4 f5 34. Kxh5 fxe4 35. fxe4 Bc6 36. Kg4 { Strongly threatening Kf3.} Bxe4 37. Kg3 Bb1 38. a3 Bc2 39. b4 Ba4 40. Kf3 Kd5 41. Ke3 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 85%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C01"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2651"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "159"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,158,17,15,15,19,14,14,14,8,8,12,20,12,24,24,12,16,17,16,11,16,16,22, 18,39,37,24,0,10,-13,29,12,44,41,50,48,53,51,44,42,50,32,41,14,13,0,0,0,16,12, 20,18,42,41,37,20,37,37,44,33,36,37,38,27,28,30,73,54,100,105,106,98,88,84,72, 81,81,77,129,112,106,0,72,74,129,140,179,179,179,185,177,179,179,160,211,8,8,1, 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,8,8,508,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bd3 Nb4 6. Bb5+ {C01: French: Exchange Variation} c6 7. Be2 Bf5 8. Na3 { [%cal Bb1a3,Ba3c2,Bc2e3,Be3f5][%mdl 32]} Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... a5 9. c3 Na6 10. Nc2 Bd6 11. O-O Ne7 12. Ne5 O-O 13. Ne3 {0-1 (59) Toufighi,H (2386) -Volkov,S (2628) playchess.com INT 2006}) 9. O-O Nc7 10. Re1 Be7 11. c3 Nf6 12. Nc2 O-O 13. Ne3 Be4 14. Ne5 c5 15. f3 Bg6 16. Bd3 Re8 17. Nf5 Bf8 18. g4 Nd7 19. Kg2 Nxe5 (19... c4 {with more complications.} 20. Bc2 Bxf5 21. gxf5 f6 22. Ng4 Bd6) 20. dxe5 f6 (20... Bxf5 $5 21. Bxf5 g6 $11) 21. Bf4 $1 Bxf5 22. gxf5 ( {Reject} 22. Bxf5 fxe5 23. Bxe5 (23. Rxe5 Rxe5 24. Bxe5 Bd6 $11) 23... Bd6 $11) 22... fxe5 23. Bxe5 Be7 24. f4 Bf6 25. Qh5 {Hoping for Bxc7.} Re7 26. c4 d4 27. Re2 Qe8 28. Qxe8+ Nxe8 29. Kg3 Kf8 30. Rae1 Rd8 31. Bxf6 Rxe2 {[#]} 32. Bxg7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxg7 33. Rxe2 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Kf7 34. Kf3 b6 35. a3 a5 36. b4 axb4 37. axb4 Ne8 38. Re6 Rd6 39. bxc5 bxc5 40. Re5 Rc6 41. Be4 Rc7 42. Bd5+ Kf8 43. Re6 Re7 ({Black should play} 43... Rf7) 44. Rc6 $16 Rc7 45. Re6 Re7 46. Rb6 Kg7 {[#]} (46... Re3+ $142 47. Kf2 Rh3) 47. Rc6 $1 Nf6 48. Rxc5 Re3+ 49. Kf2 Ng4+ 50. Kg2 Rc3 51. Rc7+ Kh6 (51... Kf8 $16 {might work better.}) 52. h3 $2 (52. Rd7 $18) 52... Ne3+ $11 53. Kf2 Nxd5 {KRN-KR} 54. Rc6+ {[#]} Nf6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 55. Rxf6+ {KR-KR} Kg7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black puts up resistance} 56. Rc6 {And now h4 would win.} Rxh3 57. c5 Rh2+ 58. Kf3 { Ke4 is the strong threat.} d3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (58... h5 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 59. Ke4 $2 (59. Ke3 $18 Rh3+ 60. Kd2) 59... d2 $1 {The position is equal.} 60. Rd6 {aiming for Ke3.} h5 $1 {[%cal Bh7h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32]} 61. c6 {Threatens to win with Rd4.} h4 $1 62. f6+ Kg6 $1 63. f7+ Kxf7 64. Kf5 d1=Q 65. Rxd1 {Threatening mate with c7.} Rc2 66. Rd7+ Ke8 67. Rc7 Kd8 68. Rh7 {Black must now prevent Rh6.} (68. Ra7 {is interesting.} Rxc6 69. Rh7 Rc5+ 70. Kg4 Rc6 71. Rxh4 Ke8 72. Rh7) 68... Rxc6 69. Rxh4 Ke7 70. Kg5 Kf7 71. f5 Ra6 72. Rh7+ Kf8 73. Rh6 Rxh6 74. Kxh6 {Kg6 would kill now. KP-K} Kf7 75. Kg5 Kg7 76. f6+ Kf7 77. Kf5 Kf8 78. Kg6 {Intending f7 and mate.} Kg8 79. f7+ Kf8 80. Kf6 $2 { [%mdl 8192] Precision: White = 69%, Black = 68%.} (80. Kg5 Kxf7) 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime"] [Black "Jakovenko, Dmitry"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C54"] [WhiteElo "2796"] [BlackElo "2721"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "88"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,88,20,14,9,8,29,18,16,14,14,3,4,2,70,83,83,55,65,60,66,37,52,47,46, 43,58,24,58,60,70,66,87,68,76,71,70,77,77,19,39,29,31,29,51,0,0,0,0,-11,-24, -81,-9,-38,-34,-309,-306,-787,-755,-967,-917,-1203,-1151,-29984,-29985,-29985, -29986,-29986,-29987,-29987,-29987]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. O-O d6 7. a4 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Ba7 (7... h6 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 a5 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Bb5 Na7 12. d4 exd4 13. cxd4 Bb4 14. Bd3 d5 15. e5 Nd7 {1/2-1/2 (76) Vachier Lagrave,M (2804) -Svidler,P (2751) Tbilisi 2017}) 8. Re1 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Nbd2 Re8 11. b4 { LiveBook: 21 Games} Ne7 12. Qb3 Rf8 13. d4 exd4 14. cxd4 d5 15. exd5 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. Bd3 dxe4 16. Nxe4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 {1-0 (40) Urbanik,L (1993) -Zsitva,N (1838) Namestovo 2017}) 15... Nexd5 16. b5 Be6 (16... axb5 $11 17. axb5 Be6) 17. bxa6 $14 bxa6 18. Ba3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under pressure.} Re8 19. Ne5 $1 Nf4 20. Ndf3 Bxc4 (20... Bxd4 21. Bxe6 Nxe6 22. Rad1 $16) 21. Qxc4 Qd5 22. Qxd5 N6xd5 23. Nc6 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 a5 25. g3 $1 {[%cal Rg3f4]} Ng6 26. Nxa7 Rxa7 27. Re8+ Kh7 28. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Rb7 {[#]} 29. Nd2 ({Better is} 29. Bc5 $1 $16) 29... Nc3 30. h5 Nh8 31. Nc4 Nxa4 32. Ne5 (32. Nxa5 $14 Rb5 33. Re5) 32... Nb6 $11 33. Bc5 a4 34. d5 f6 35. Nc6 (35. Bxb6 $1 $11 {remains equal.} cxb6 36. Nc6) 35... Nd7 (35... Nxd5 $17 36. Nd4 Rb1+ 37. Kg2 Nf7) 36. Bd4 {aiming for Re7.} Rb5 37. Nd8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37. Ra8 $15) 37... Rb8 $19 ({Less strong is} 37... Rxd5 38. Ne6 $17) 38. Bb2 $2 (38. Kf1) 38... Rxb2 39. Ne6 a3 40. Re7 {[#]} Nf7 $1 {Strongly threatening ...a2.} 41. Rxf7 a2 {Black mates.} 42. Rxg7+ Kh8 43. Rxd7 a1=Q+ 44. Kg2 Qe1 {Precision: White = 38%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Nakamura, Hikaru"] [Black "Aronian, Levon"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C89"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2801"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "86"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,86,39,37,37,22,23,23,26,25,26,20,48,45,45,45,52,52,50,45,55,57,69,53, 62,47,51,50,55,55,55,55,54,36,47,53,84,74,84,81,76,76,114,99,103,43,74,49,52, 37,37,37,40,37,37,0,50,0,52]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. Re1 Bd6 13. d3 Bf5 14. Qf3 Qh4 {C89: Closed Ruy Lopez: Marshall Attack} 15. g3 Qh3 16. Bxd5 {[#] LiveBook: 63 Games} Bg4 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({ Predecessor:} 16... cxd5 17. Qxd5 Rad8 18. Qg2 Qxg2+ 19. Kxg2 Bxd3 20. Be3 Rfe8 21. Nd2 b4 22. Rad1 bxc3 23. bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (41) Almasi,Z (2689)-Tomashevsky,E (2743) Reykjavik 2015}) 17. Qg2 cxd5 18. Qxh3 Bxh3 19. Be3 Bf5 20. d4 Rfe8 21. Nd2 f6 22. Bf4 Bf8 23. Nf1 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Rc8 25. f3 {[%cal Bf2f3,Bf3f4,Bf4f5] [%mdl 32]} Kf7 26. Bd2 h5 27. Ne3 Be6 28. f4 Bd6 29. f5 Bd7 30. Rf1 $36 { [%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Re8 31. Rf2 Bc6 32. Ng2 b4 33. cxb4 Bb5 34. Rf3 Re2 {[#]} 35. Bc3 $1 Ke8 36. Rf2 Kd7 37. Nh4 (37. a3 $16) 37... Kc6 38. a3 Re8 39. Kg2 Be2 40. Nf3 {Strongly threatening Ne5+!} Bd3 41. Ne1 Be2 42. Nf3 {Black must now prevent Ne5+!} Bd3 43. Ne1 Be2 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Giri, Anish"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A20"] [WhiteElo "2762"] [BlackElo "2705"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,46,19,50,0,0,0,0,-17,-10,-38,-28,-22,-37,-61,-35,-32,-25,-17,-24,-25, -20,-18,-14,-27,0,-97,-91,-120,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. g3 d6 3. Nc3 f5 4. d4 Be7 5. Bh3 Na6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5... exd4 6. Qxd4 Bf6 7. Qe3+ Ne7 8. Nd5 O-O 9. Nxf6+ Rxf6 10. Qc3 Nd7 11. Nf3 Nc5 12. O-O b6 {1/2-1/2 (24) Halkias,S (2544)-Stevic,H (2606) Palic 2014}) 6. a3 {A21: English Opening: 1... e5 2 Nc3} c6 7. dxe5 dxe5 8. Qc2 e4 9. f3 (9. Bg2 {is more complex.} Nf6 10. Nh3 O-O 11. O-O h6 12. b3) 9... Nf6 $1 10. fxe4 fxe4 11. Bxc8 Rxc8 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Qxe4 O-O 14. Nf3 $1 Bf6 15. Rb1 Re8 16. Qc2 Qe7 17. g4 (17. b4 $11) 17... Nc5 $17 18. g5 Qd7 ({Black should play} 18... Be5 $1 $17 19. O-O Bc7) 19. gxf6 $11 {[#] Black must now prevent Ng5.The position is equal.} Nd3+ $1 20. Kf1 Qh3+ 21. Kg1 Qg4+ 22. Kf1 Qh3+ 23. Kg1 Qg4+ {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Radjabov, Teimour"] [Black "Rapport, Richard"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D11"] [WhiteElo "2741"] [BlackElo "2692"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,71,0,6,0,13,22,26,26,26,24,24,28,26,27,39,17,27,18,18,18,18,17,23,20, 29,18,21,22,20,18,25,12,20,12,31,8,28,16,28,22,22,23,28,21,33,17,48,23,37,22, 20,6,6,10,8,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Bxe7 Qxe7 6. Nbd2 Nf6 {D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3} 7. g3 (7. e3 O-O 8. Qc2 b6 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. O-O dxc4 11. Qxc4 Ba6 12. Qc2 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Nbd7 14. Rac1 { 1-0 (30) Bu,X (2702)-Timofeev,A (2681) Sochi 2009}) 7... O-O 8. Bg2 b6 9. O-O Bb7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 10. Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Qb3 Nbd7 11. Rfe1 c5 12. Qa3 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Qxe5 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. Nc4 Qc7 17. Rad1 Nb4 18. Bxb7 Qxb7 19. Qb3 Rad8 20. Rxd8 {1/2-1/2 (20) Friedel,J (2523)-Ostrovskiy, A (2384) Rockville 2016}) 10... Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Rc1 Rfd8 13. Qb3 Rab8 14. Rfd1 Nf6 15. Qa4 Ba8 16. b3 a5 17. c5 Nd7 {[%cal Rb6c5]} 18. cxb6 Qb4 19. Qxb4 axb4 20. e3 Rxb6 21. Nf3 Bb7 22. Rc2 Ra8 23. Bf1 Kf8 24. Rdc1 Ke7 25. Ne1 Ra5 26. Kg2 Kd6 27. Nd3 Ba6 28. Nc5 Bxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Kc7 30. Nd3 Ra8 31. f4 Kd6 32. g4 Rc8 33. h4 Nf6 {The position is equal.} 34. Ne5 Rc7 $1 35. Kg2 Ne4 36. Kf3 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Harikrishna, P.."] [Black "Svidler, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A28"] [WhiteElo "2738"] [BlackElo "2763"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,53,0,0,-12,8,6,0,0,13,14,0,4,27,-3,54,55,61,66,42,55,64,2,16,10,13, 15,9,0,0,0,8,0,39,39,43,43,37,38,37,0,16,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. bxc3 O-O 7. Be2 d6 8. d3 {A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation} Qe7 (8... Re8 9. e4 Ne7 10. Nh4 Ng6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. O-O c6 13. f4 b5 14. cxb5 cxb5 {1-0 (40) Aronian,L (2799)-Matlakov,M (2728) Tbilisi 2017}) 9. e4 Ne8 10. Ba3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O f5 11. exf5 Bxf5 12. Nd2 Nf6 13. Bf3 Qf7 14. Re1 Qg6 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bxe4 17. Rxe4 Nd8 18. Qe2 b6 19. Bd2 Nc6 20. Re1 Rf7 21. Rg4 {1/2-1/2 (21) Kovacevic,B (2440)-Ruck,R (2485) St Veit 1998}) 10... b6 11. O-O f5 12. d4 exd4 13. e5 d3 (13... dxc3 $11 14. Rfe1 (14. Qxc3 Nxe5 15. Qxe5 Qxe5 $14) 14... Nd8) 14. Qxd3 $14 {[#] Black must now prevent Qd5+.} Bb7 15. exd6 $1 Nxd6 16. Rfe1 Rad8 17. Bf1 (17. Qb1 $14 Na5 18. c5) 17... Qf6 $1 $11 18. c5 Ne4 $1 19. Qc4+ Rf7 20. Rad1 Rxd1 21. Rxd1 h6 22. cxb6 axb6 23. Rd7 Na5 24. Qxc7 {[#] aiming for Be7.} Rxd7 25. Qxd7 { Hoping for Bb4.} Qxc3 26. Qe8+ Kh7 27. Ne5 {Precision: White = 49%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Black "Gelfand, Boris"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D37"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2719"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,37,10,6,6,6,7,12,6,9,8,10,0,6,0,14,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 c5 {D63: Queen's Gambit Declined: Classical: 7 Rc1} 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. Bb5 cxd4 12. Qxd4 Nf6 {LiveBook: 6 Games. The position is equal.} 13. O-O Qxd4 14. Nxd4 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bd7 16. Be2 {[#]} Rac8 $146 17. Nf3 Bc6 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. Nf3 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Tomashevsky, Evgeny"] [Black "Ding, Liren"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E01"] [WhiteElo "2702"] [BlackElo "2774"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,46,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-16,0,4,25,10,8,29,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-10,-11,-18, -16,0,0,0,-24,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nd2 O-O 6. Ngf3 dxc4 7. Qc2 a5 {LiveBook: 27 Games. E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 8. a3 (8. Qxc4 b6 9. a3 Be7 10. Ne5 Ra7 11. Ndf3 Ba6 12. Qc2 c5 13. Bf4 cxd4 14. Rd1 Nd5 15. Nxd4 Nxf4 16. gxf4 {1/2-1/2 (52) Sengupta,D (2586)-Wei,Y (2732) Chengdu 2017}) 8... Bxd2+ 9. Bxd2 b5 10. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O Bb7 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 h6 14. Bf4 Be4 15. Qc3 {0-1 (23) Thomas,J (1000) -Bourgoin,C (1860) IECC email 2001}) 10... c6 11. e4 e5 12. dxe5 Nfd7 $1 { [%cal Bf6d7,Bd7c5,Bc5b3][%mdl 32]} 13. Be3 Na6 14. O-O Ndc5 15. Rfd1 Qc7 16. axb5 cxb5 17. Nd4 Rb8 18. Nf5 Nb3 19. Rab1 Nb4 20. Qc3 {[#] Strongly threatening e6!} Na2 21. Qc2 Nb4 22. Qc3 {e6! is the strong threat.} Na2 23. Qc2 Nb4 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 83%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Riazantsev, Alexander"] [Black "Li, Chao b"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2651"] [BlackElo "2741"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "37"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,37,41,29,18,25,29,25,37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,20,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. h3 Nc6 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} 9. Be3 Qa5 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Be2 e6 (11... Qd8 12. d5 Ne5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. O-O f5 15. f4 Bg7 16. Bc4 fxe4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Grachev,B (2654)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2804) Tbilisi 2017}) 12. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games} Qc7 {[%cal Rc5d4]} 13. Rc1 b6 14. Bg5 h6 15. Be3 Rd8 { The position is equal.} 16. Qa4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Qd2) 16... Na5 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. e5 Bb7 19. Qh4 1/2-1/2 [Event "FIDE Grand Prix Palma 2017"] [Site "Palma de Mallorca"] [Date "2017.11.25"] [Round "9"] [White "Hammer, Jon Ludvig"] [Black "Inarkiev, Ernesto"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B47"] [WhiteElo "2629"] [BlackElo "2683"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "38"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,38,19,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 Nf6 8. O-O Bc5 9. Nxc6 dxc6 { The position is equal.} 10. e5 {B47: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 f4, 6 g3 and 6 Be2} (10. Na4 Ba7 11. c4 e5 12. c5 Be6 13. Qc2 Rd8 14. Be3 Ng4 15. Bg5 Rd4 16. b3 f6 17. Bc1 h5 18. h3 {1/2-1/2 (71) Demchenko,A (2639)-Vitiugov,N (2734) Ekaterinburg 2013}) 10... Qxe5 11. Bf4 Qd4 12. Qe2 {aiming for Rfd1.} Be7 13. Rfd1 Qb6 14. Na4 Qa5 $1 {[%cal Ra5a4]} 15. b3 O-O 16. Bd2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 16. Nb2 Nd5 17. Bd2 Bb4 {1-0 (42) Miralles,G (2485)-Miladinovic, I (2607) Monaco 2006}) 16... Qc7 17. Bf4 Qa5 18. Bd2 Qc7 19. Bf4 Qa5 1/2-1/2
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