Rapport On Full Throttle At Champions Showdown Day 1

Champions Showdown – The Kings 2019 LIVE

Rapport On Full Throttle At Champions Showdown Day 1

St. Louisban a „Champions Showdown” szuper rapid első játéknapján Rapport Richárd,az amerikai bajnok Samuel Shankland ellen mesterhármassal kezdett, majd a negyedik rapid partiban remizett, 7-1-re vezet.Az ellen a Shakilnad ellen, ali tavaly FabianoCaraunát , Wesley Sot és Hikaru Nakarumát is megelőzve lett tavaly amerikai bajnok, amiről mi is beszámoltunk itt A sakk vb döntő után visszatért amerikai Fabiano Caruana is hatpontos előnnyel várhatja a második kört. Az amerikai Wesley So a cseh David Navara, a bolgár exvilágbajnok Veszelin Topalov az amerikai Leinier Dominguez Perez ellen vezet 5-4-ra. Döntetlenre áll a lengyel Jan-Krzysztof Duda és az amerikai Hikaru Nakamura párharca. A győzelemért két pont jár, a döntetlen egyet ér. Ma újabb négy játszmával folytatódnak a csatározások.

Saint Louis Chess Club ‏  Round 4 results and standings after day 1 (each win in the rapids is worth 2 points). Join us tomorrow for 4 more thrilling rapid games

RESULTS

Day 1
Rapid 1 Rapid 2 Rapid 3 Rapid 4 Total Score
J. Duda 1 0 2 1 4
H. Nakamura 1 2 0 1 4
P. Harikrishna 0 1 0 0 1
F. Caruana 2 1 2 2 7
D. Navara 2 0 1 0 3
W. So 0 2 1 2 5
V. Topalov 1 2 1 1 5
L. Dominguez 1 0 1 1 3
R. Rapport 2 2 2 1 7
S. Shankland 0 0 0 1 1

[Event “Champions Showdown Kings Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.02.20”]
[Round “1.5”]
[White “Rapport, Richard”]
[Black “Shankland, Samuel”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D31”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2731”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2019.02.09”]
[EventType “rapid”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. d4 {Borwell} d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Qc2 Bd6 6. Nf3 Ne7 7.
Bg5 f6 8. Bd2 {LiveBook: 8 Games. D31: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav
without …Nf6 (+ Marshall Gambit and Noteboom) and Exchange Variation lines
without …Nf6} Na6 9. a3 (9. e4 Nb4 10. Qb3 a5 11. a3 a4 12. Qd1 dxe4 13. Nxe4
Nbd5 14. Bc4 Be6 15. O-O O-O {1/2-1/2 (34) Ivanchuk,V (2728)-Kramnik,V (2803)
Tbilisi 2017}) 9… Nc7 10. e4 {The position is equal.} dxe4 11. Nxe4 Bg4 $146
({Predecessor:} 11… Ncd5 12. g3 Bf5 13. Nh4 Be6 14. f4 g6 15. Bd3 Bf7 {
1/2-1/2 (35) Borwell,A-Giulian,P Scotland 1990 Corr Nr. 1 [Borwell]}) 12. Qb3
b6 13. Bc4 Ned5 14. O-O Be7 15. h3 Be6 16. Qc2 Qd7 $1 17. Rac1 {Threatening
Bd3.} O-O-O $1 18. Rfe1 Kb7 19. b4 Rhe8 20. Qb3 b5 21. Bf1 Nb6 (21… Nxb4 $5 {
[%cal Re6b3]} 22. Qb2 Nbd5 $11) 22. Qc2 Bd5 23. Bf4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has
some pressure.} Ne6 24. Bg3 Na4 25. Rcd1 Qc8 26. Ned2 ({White should play} 26.
Nc5+ $1 $16 Naxc5 27. dxc5) 26… g6 $1 $14 27. Nb3 Bd6 28. Bxd6 Rxd6 29. Nfd2
f5 30. Nc4 Bxc4 ({Much weaker is} 30… bxc4 31. Na5+ Ka8 32. Qxa4 $16) 31.
Na5+ $1 Kb8 {Threatens to win with …Bxf1.} 32. Nxc4 bxc4 33. Qxa4 Nxd4 34.
Bxc4 f4 {[#]} (34… Red8 $14) 35. b5 $1 $18 {[%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6][%mdl 32]
Black must now prevent Rxe8.} c5 $2 {[#]} (35… Rxe1+ 36. Rxe1 f3) 36. b6 $1 {
[%csl Gb6][%cal Ra4a7][%mdl 512] White is clearly winning.} Rxe1+ (36… axb6
37. Rxe8) 37. Rxe1 {[%csl Gb6][%cal Ra4a7]} axb6 ({Stronger than} 37… Rxb6
38. Re8) 38. Re8 ({Weaker is} 38. Re7 Nc6 $18) 38… Rd8 39. Re7 {[%csl Ge7]
[%cal Ra4a7]} Nc6 40. Re6 Na5 41. Rxb6+ Nb7 42. Be2 Qc7 (42… Rd6 $142) 43.
Qa6 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 59%.} 1-0

[Event “Champions Showdown Kings Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.02.20”]
[Round “2.5”]
[White “Shankland, Samuel”]
[Black “Rapport, Richard”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C41”]
[WhiteElo “2731”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “124”]
[EventDate “2019.02.09”]
[EventType “rapid”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3
Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. a4 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. a5 h6 {C41: Philidor Defence} (8… Qc7
9. Re1 h6 10. h3 Re8 11. Be3 Nf8 12. Bb3 Be6 13. Ba4 Red8 14. Qd3 Ng6 15. b4 d5
16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 {1-0 (30) Guseinov,G (2664)-Maslak,K (2555) St
Petersburg 2018}) 9. h3 exd4 10. Nxd4 Nc5 $146 {White is slightly better.} ({
Predecessor:} 10… Ne5 11. Bb3 Re8 12. a6 Bf8 13. axb7 Bxb7 14. Nf5 Bc8 15.
Ng3 Be6 16. Bxe6 fxe6 {1/2-1/2 (103) Kunin,V (2531)-Jovanovic,Z (2534)
Balatonszarszo 2017}) 11. Qf3 Ncxe4 12. Nxe4 {[#] aiming for Bd3.} Nxe4 13.
Qxe4 {Black must now prevent Bd3.} d5 14. Bxd5 Qxd5 15. Qxd5 (15. Qxe7 {
looks sharper.} Qxd4 16. Re1 Bf5 17. c3 Qc4 18. Qxb7 Rfb8 19. Qe7) 15… cxd5
16. Rd1 a6 17. c3 Bd7 18. Be3 Rac8 19. Rd2 Rfe8 20. Ne2 Bc6 21. Nf4 Rcd8 22.
Rad1 {[%cal Rf4d5]} Ba4 23. Re1 Bc6 24. g3 Bf6 25. Red1 {[%cal Rf4d5]} Ba4 26.
Ra1 Bc6 27. Bb6 Rd7 28. Ng2 Re4 29. f3 Re8 30. Kf2 Bg5 31. Be3 Bd8 32. h4 Kh7
33. Nf4 Bc7 34. Ne2 Bb5 {Threatens to win with …Rde7.} (34… Bd6 {keeps
more tension.} 35. Bb6 h5 36. Nd4 f6 37. Rh1 Kg6) 35. Bf4 (35. Nd4 {with more
complications.} Bc6 36. Nxc6 bxc6 37. Bc5 g5 38. h5) 35… Rxe2+ 36. Rxe2 Bxf4
37. gxf4 {And now Rd2 would win.} Bxe2 38. Kxe2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR}
d4 39. c4 Kg6 40. Rg1+ Kf5 41. Rxg7 d3+ $1 42. Kd2 Kxf4 43. Rh7 Kxf3 44. Rxh6
f5 45. Rg6 Rd4 46. h5 Rxc4 47. h6 Ke4 48. Re6+ Kd5 49. h7 Rh4 $132 {[%mdl 2048]
Black is not holding back} 50. Re7 Kd4 51. Rd7+ Ke4 52. Re7+ Kd4 53. Rd7+ (53.
Rxb7 $11 Rh2+ 54. Kd1) 53… Ke4 $14 54. Rxb7 (54. Kc3 $14 f4 55. Rxb7) 54…
Rh2+ $11 55. Kd1 f4 56. b4 f3 {Strongly threatening …f2.} 57. b5 $2 {[%mdl
8192]} (57. Re7+ $11 Kd4 58. Rf7) 57… axb5 (57… f2 $142 {[%cal Rf2f1]} 58.
Rf7 Ke3 59. Re7+ Kd4) 58. a6 (58. Rf7 $19 f2 59. Rxf2 Rxh7 60. Rf8) 58… f2 {
[%cal Rf2f1] Black mates.} 59. Re7+ Kd4 60. Rf7 {[#]} Rxh7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 61.
Rxf2 (61. Rxh7 f1=Q+) 61… Kc3 62. Rf1 Rh6 {Accuracy: White = 58%, Black =
58%.} 0-1

[Event “Champions Showdown Kings Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.02.20”]
[Round “3.5”]
[White “Rapport, Richard”]
[Black “Shankland, Samuel”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2731”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “141”]
[EventDate “2019.02.09”]
[EventType “rapid”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3.
e3 Nbd7 4. Nf3 h6 5. Bh4 e6 6. c4 Be7 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Rc1 c6 9. a3 a6 10. cxd5 {
D63: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Classical: 7 Rc1} (10. c5 e5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12.
dxe5 Nd7 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Qd4 Nxe5 15. Be2 Qg5 16. g3 Qe7 17. O-O Bh3 {
1-0 (71) Shankland,S (2671)-Zherebukh,Y (2640) Saint Louis 2018}) 10… cxd5
11. Bd3 b5 12. O-O {The position is equal.} Bb7 13. Nd2 Nb6 14. Qe2 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 14. Bb1 Qd7 15. f4 Rfc8 16. f5 Nc4 17. Nxc4 Rxc4 {1-0 (27) Kotov,
A-Rabinovich,P Moscow 1935}) 14… Nc4 15. Nb3 Rc8 16. a4 b4 (16… Nd7 $11 17.
Bxe7 Qxe7) 17. Bxf6 $14 gxf6 {[#]} ({Black should play} 17… Bxf6 18. Ne4 dxe4
19. Bxc4 a5) 18. Ne4 (18. Nxd5 $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Qxd5 (18… Bxd5 19. Bxc4)
19. e4) 18… Nxb2 {[#]} 19. Nxf6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxf6 20. Qxb2 Qd6 21. Nc5
Rxc5 22. Qxb4 {[%mdl 64] Pin} Rc6 23. Qxb7 Rxc1 24. Rxc1 Qa3 25. Qb1 Qxa4 26.
g3 a5 27. Rc7 Qa3 ({Black should try} 27… Qb4 $14) 28. Qd1 (28. Bh7+ $142 Kh8
29. Bc2) 28… Bg7 29. Ra7 Qc3 30. Kg2 Rc8 31. Qb1 {aiming for Bh7+.} Qb4 32.
Bh7+ Kf8 33. Qd3 {Qa6 is the strong threat.} Qb6 34. Ra6 Qb4 35. Qd1 Rb8 36.
Qf3 {Black must now prevent Rxe6.} Rb6 {[#]} 37. Bg6 $1 $40 {[%csl Gg6][%cal
Rf3f7][%mdl 640] White attacks with force.} f6 $2 (37… f5 38. Qe2 Qb1 39.
Ra8+ (39. Rxa5 Rb2 $18) 39… Ke7 40. Ra7+ (40. Rxa5 Rb7 $18) 40… Kf8) 38.
Ra8+ (38. Qe2 $1 $18) 38… Rb8 $16 39. Ra7 {Hoping for Qg4.} Rb7 {[#]} 40. Ra6
$2 (40. Rxb7 $1 $16 Qxb7 41. Qd1) 40… Rb6 $1 $18 {[%cal Rb6a6] [#]} 41. Qe2
$1 {[%cal Re2c2]} Kg8 42. Ra7 Rb7 43. Qa6 Rxa7 44. Qxa7 {Threatens to win with
Qf7+.} Kh8 (44… Qd6 $142 45. h4 f5 46. Bf7+ Kf8) 45. Qd7 e5 46. dxe5 fxe5 47.
Qxd5 a4 48. Qd8+ Qf8 49. Qa5 a3 50. Be4 Bf6 51. Bd5 Bg7 (51… Kg7 $16 {
might work better.} 52. Qc7+ Qe7) 52. Qa4 Qd6 (52… Bf6 $142 53. Qd7 Be7) 53.
Qe8+ Qf8 54. Qe6 Bf6 55. h4 Bg7 (55… Kg7 $142 56. h5 Kh7) 56. Kh3 Bf6 57. Kg4
Bg7 $2 (57… Qg7+ 58. Kf5 Be7) 58. Kh5 (58. f4 $142 exf4 59. gxf4 (59. exf4
Bf6 $18)) 58… Bf6 59. Kg6 $2 (59. f4 exf4 60. gxf4) 59… Bg7 $2 (59… Qg7+
$18 60. Kf5 Be7) 60. e4 {White mates.} Qd8 61. Qf7 {[%csl Gg6][%cal Rf7g7]} Qf8
62. Qxf8+ Bxf8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 63. h5 Bg7 64. Kf7 Kh7 65. Bc4 Kh8
66. Bb3 Kh7 67. Ba2 Kh8 68. f3 Kh7 69. f4 exf4 70. gxf4 Bb2 71. e5 {Accuracy:
White = 68%, Black = 45%.} 1-0

[Event “Champions Showdown Kings Rapid 2019”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2019.02.20”]
[Round “4.5”]
[White “Shankland, Samuel”]
[Black “Rapport, Richard”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C41”]
[WhiteElo “2731”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “156”]
[EventDate “2019.02.09”]
[EventType “rapid”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. a5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Re8 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:01:18]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. Bb3 {[%emt 0:
00:44]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 12. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
13. a6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 14. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 16. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 17. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Rec8 {[%emt 0:00:
49]} 18. Rec1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 19. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 20. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 21. Nxe3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 22. c3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:
44]} 23. Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 24. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:13]}
Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 25. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rcc6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 26. g3 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 27. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 28. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qxd3 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 29. Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 30. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} exf4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 32. gxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} 33. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 34. h4 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 36. h5 {
[%emt 0:01:33]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 37. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 38. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:41]} a4 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 39. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:21]} Rc4
{[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:03]} b4 {[%emt 0:02:19]} 41. cxb4 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 43. Kf3 {[%emt 0:01:09]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 44. e5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rb3+
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 45. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 46. Rxe5+ {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 47. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Rxb2+ {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 48. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rb3+ {[%emt 0:01:07]} 49. Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 50. Ra6+ {[%emt 0:01:07]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 51. Ra7+ {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 52. Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Rh1+ {[%emt 0:
01:33]} 53. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 54. Ra6+ {[%emt 0:00:06]
} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 55. Ra5+ {[%emt 0:00:35]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 56. Ra4+
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 57. Ra3+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 58. Ra4+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kb5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 59. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
g6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 60. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 61. Ra1 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 62. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 63. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 64. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kc5
{[%emt 0:00:12]} 65. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 66. Rd8 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 67. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 68. Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rh7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 69. Kxf5 {[%emt 0:01:00]}
Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 70. Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 71. Kxg7 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} g2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 72. Rc8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 73. Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 74. Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 75. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 76. Rf6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} g1=Q {[%emt 0:00:03]} 77. Rg6+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 78. Rxg1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kxg1 1/2-1/2


 

Champions Showdown Rapid Saint Louis USA Wed 20th Feb 2019 – Sun 24th Feb 2019
Leading Round 4 (of 12) Standings:
Rk Name Ti FED Rtg 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pts
1 Caruana, Fabiano GM USA 2828 1 = 1 1 3.5
2 Harikrishna, Pentala GM IND 2726 0 = 0 0 0.5
1 Nakamura, Hikaru GM USA 2749 = 1 0 = 2
1 Duda, Jan-Krzysztof GM POL 2731 = 0 1 = 2
1 So, Wesley GM USA 2765 0 1 = 1 2.5
2 Navara, David GM CZE 2738 1 0 = 0 1.5
1 Topalov, Veselin GM BUL 2740 = 1 = = 2.5
2 Dominguez Perez, Leinier GM USA 2739 = 0 = = 1.5
1 Rapport, Richard GM HUN 2735 1 1 1 = 3.5
2 Shankland, Samuel GM USA 2731 0 0 0 = 0.5
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