Russian Cup Final 2018 2018-12-05 – 2018-12-13 ifno live results pgn

Russian Cup Final 2018 2018-12-05 – 2018-12-13 ifno live results pgn

Russian Cup Final 2018 2018-12-05 – 2018-12-13

Russian Cup Final is a 16-player knockout held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from 5-12 December 2018. Each match consists of two classical games followed by two 15 minute + 10 second rapid games and finally Armageddon if needed.

Russian Women’s Cup Final 2018 2018-12-06 – 2018-12-11 Russian Cup Final is a 8-player knockout held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from 5-10 December 2018. Each match consists of two classical games followed by two 15 minute + 10 second rapid games and finally Armageddon if needed.

Russian Cup Final 2018

PGN

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Jakovenko, Dmitry”]
[Black “Afanasiev, Nikita”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C41”]
[WhiteElo “2735”]
[BlackElo “2494”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “62”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3
Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. a4 a5 8. Qe2 c6 9. Rd1 Qc7 10. Ba2 {C41:
Philidor Defence} exd4 11. Nxd4 Nc5 {LiveBook: 6 Games} (11… Re8 12. Bf4 Ne5
13. h3 Bf8 14. Bg5 Qe7 15. f4 Ng6 16. f5 Ne5 17. Kh1 b6 {0-1 (42) Demchenko,A
(2629)-Jobava,B (2713) Minsk 2017}) 12. h3 {White is slightly better.} (12. Bf4
{feels hotter.} Ng4 13. h3 Ne5 14. Bg3 Bf6 15. Qe3) 12… Be6 13. Bf4 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 13. Nxe6 fxe6 14. Bf4 Nfd7 15. Bg3 Kh8 16. f4 Qb6 17. Kh2 Qxb2
18. Qe3 {1-0 (59) Makropoulou,M (2270)-Stanciu,G (2215) Ankara 1993}) 13…
Bxa2 14. Rxa2 g6 15. Qf3 Rfe8 {[%cal Bf8e8,Be8e6,Be6f6][%mdl 32]} 16. Nde2 (16.
Raa1 $11) 16… Bf8 $17 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 17. Ng3 {[#]} Re6 $1 18. Qe3 {Qxc5! is
the strong threat.} Qb6 19. Bg5 $1 Rae8 20. Bxf6 (20. f3 $15) 20… Rxf6 21.
Qd2 {[#]} (21. Kh1 $17 {was necessary.}) 21… h5 $1 $19 {[%cal Bh7h5,Bh5h4]
[%mdl 32]} 22. Re1 h4 23. Nf1 Rfe6 24. Qf4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (24. Raa1 $17)
24… d5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 25. Nd2 (25. exd5 Rxe1) 25… Qb4 26. Re2 d4 {Black
is clearly winning.} 27. Ncb1 (27. Nd1 $142 d3 28. cxd3 Nxd3 29. Qf3) 27… d3
28. cxd3 Nxd3 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 29. Qf3 Nc1 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack}
30. Ra3 Nxe2+ 31. Qxe2 Qxb2 {Accuracy: White = 15%, Black = 96%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Paravyan, David”]
[Black “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A28”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2529”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,108,0,-14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-22,-23,-12,0,-85,-85,-187,-188,-181,
-170,-406,-193,-200,-197,-197,-158,-151,-156,-138,-163,-163,-151,-156,-154,
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-29976,-29977,-29977,-29978,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29980,-29983,-29984]} 1. c4
e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bxc3 6. Qxc3 Qe7 7. b3 {A28: English
Opening: Four Knights Variation} d5 8. d4 exd4 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 c5 11. Qf4
{LiveBook: 8 Games} g5 $146 {[%cal Rg5f4]} ({Predecessor:} 11… O-O 12. Bb2 d4
13. O-O-O dxe3 14. Re1 Qe4 15. Qxe3 {1/2-1/2 (40) Svidler,P (2753)-Navara,D
(2741) Biel 2018}) 12. Qxg5 {Hoping for Bb2.} Rg8 13. Qf4 {Black must now
prevent Bb2.} Nh5 14. Qh6 Qe5 15. Rb1 {Threatens to win with cxd5.} (15. Qxh7
$2 Qc3+ 16. Kd1 Rg6 $19) 15… Rg6 16. Qxh7 {cxd5 is the strong threat.} Nf4
17. cxd5 $1 Bg4 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is up to no good.} 18. Bb2 (18. h3 $1 $11
{remains equal.} Bf5 19. Bb2 Qxd5 20. Bb5+ Ke7 21. Qh4+ Kf8 22. Qxf4 (22. Qh8+
Ke7 $14) 22… Bxb1 23. Bc4) 18… Qxd5 $17 19. Bb5+ (19. Qh8+ $17 Kd7 20. f3 (
20. Qxa8 $2 Nxg2+ 21. Bxg2 Qxg2 $19) 20… Rxh8 21. Rd1 Nxg2+ 22. Bxg2 Qxd1+
23. Kxd1) 19… Ke7 $19 20. Qh4+ Ke6 21. Qg3 $2 (21. exf4 Qe4+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} 22. Kd2 Qxf4+ 23. Ke1 Qb4+ 24. Kf1 (24. Bc3 $2 Qxc3+ 25. Kf1 Rh8
$19) 24… Be2+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} 25. Bxe2 Qxh4 26. Bd3) 21…
Nxg2+ (21… Nd3+ $142 22. Kf1 Nxb2) 22. Kf1 Bf5 23. e4 Qxe4 24. Bc4+ {[#]}
Qxc4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 25. bxc4 {aiming for Qe5+.} Rxg3 26. hxg3 Bxb1 27. Kxg2
Bxa2 $17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 28. Rh4 Bb1 29. Rh6+ Bg6 30. g4 {
And now f4 would win.} Rd8 31. Bg7 (31. Ba3 $142) 31… Rg8 32. Bb2 Kd7 33. Kg3
(33. f4 $142) 33… Bf5 $19 34. Rf6 (34. f3 $142) 34… Be6 ({Don’t play} 34…
Bxg4 35. Rxf7+ Kc6 36. Rf6+ Be6+ 37. Kf3 $17) ({Worse is} 34… Rxg4+ 35. Kf3
$11) 35. Rf4 a6 36. f3 b5 37. cxb5 axb5 38. Bc3 Ra8 39. g5 b4 40. Bxb4 cxb4 41.
Rxb4 {KRB-KR} Ke7 42. Rb5 Kf8 43. f4 (43. g6 {is the only way for White.} fxg6
44. Kf4) 43… Ra3+ 44. Kf2 Bg4 45. Kg2 Bd7 46. Rc5 Rb3 47. f5 Rb5 48. Rxb5 {
[#]} (48. Rc7 $19 Bxf5 49. Kg3) 48… Bxb5 {KB-KPP. Black mates.} 49. Kf3 Ke7
50. Kg4 Bd3 51. Kf4 Kd6 52. g6 f6 53. g7 Bc4 54. Kg4 Ke5 {Accuracy: White =
39%, Black = 79%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Black “Pridorozhni, Aleksei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E71”]
[WhiteElo “2618”]
[BlackElo “2567”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “135”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,135,37,48,21,36,32,46,29,38,43,71,70,78,69,75,85,86,86,87,94,198,198,
194,197,192,198,198,197,197,197,191,131,67,32,29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,
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572,694,697,658,623,1024,1011,990,1268,1241,1121,1809,2034,29970,29976,29974,
29974,29970,29970,29977,29976]} 1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e4 d6 5. h3
O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. g4 {E71: King’s Indian: 4 e4 d6 5 h3} Na6 9. Nge2 h5
(9… c6 10. Ng3 Nc5 11. g5 Nfd7 12. h4 cxd5 13. Nxd5 Nb6 14. Nc3 Be6 15. b3 a4
{1-0 (36) Ding,L (2777)-Amonatov,F (2636) Riadh 2017}) 10. f3 Nh7 {LiveBook: 3
Games} 11. gxh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qd2 h4 12. Rg1 Bd7 13. O-O-O Nc5 14.
Nb5 Bxb5 15. cxb5 Bf6 {1-0 (45) Ma,Z (2458)-Li,S (2524) Beijing 2017}) 11…
Qh4+ 12. Bf2 Qxh5 13. Ng3 Qh6 14. h4 Nf6 15. h5 Nxh5 16. Nxh5 gxh5 17. Qd2
Qxd2+ 18. Kxd2 f5 19. Rxh5 b6 (19… Rf6 $16) 20. Bh3 $1 $18 {[%cal Re4f5]}
fxe4 21. Nxe4 Rxf3 22. Bxc8 Rxc8 23. Rg1 Rcf8 24. Be3 {[%mdl 1024] Bh6 is the
strong threat. White has strong compensation.} Rf1 {[#]} 25. Rg2 (25. Rg4 $1
$18) 25… Nc5 $16 26. Ng5 (26. Ng3 $5 {[%cal Rg3f1]} R1f3 27. Bxc5 bxc5 28.
Ne4 $11) 26… R8f6 $1 27. Rhh2 (27. Bxc5 $5 bxc5 28. Ne6 R6f2+ 29. Rxf2 Rxf2+
30. Ke3 $11) 27… Rg6 $1 28. Bxc5 bxc5 29. Ne6 Rg1 30. Rxg6 Rxg6 31. Nxc7 $11
{[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} e4 32. Kc2 a4 33. Re2 Be5 34. Nb5 Kf7 35. b3
axb3+ 36. Kxb3 Rg3+ 37. Kc2 Rg1 38. Rxe4 Rg2+ 39. Kb3 Rb2+ 40. Ka3 Rb4 {
[%csl Gb4][%cal Re5b2]} 41. Re2 Kf6 42. Rc2 Kf5 43. Na7 Rb1 44. Nc6 Bf4 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (44… Ke4 $11) 45. Re2 $18 Kg4 46. Ka4 Kf3 47. Rc2 Ke4 $2 {[#]} (
47… Rb7 $16 48. Rc3+ Be3) 48. Rc3 $1 {[%cal Rc3b3]} Bd2 49. Rb3 Ra1 50. a3
Bc1 51. Nd8 Kd4 52. Kb5 Bxa3 53. Nf7 Bc1 54. Nxd6 Bf4 55. Nf5+ (55. Nb7 $142)
55… Ke4 $2 (55… Ke5 56. Ng3 (56. Kxc5 Kxf5 57. Kc6 Ke4 $11) 56… Ra2 57.
Kxc5 Ra8) 56. Ng3+ Ke5 57. Ne2 Bg5 58. Rg3 Bd8 59. Kxc5 Ra5+ 60. Kb4 Ra1 61.
Re3+ Kd6 62. c5+ Kd7 63. Rh3 Bf6 64. Rh7+ Kc8 65. Nf4 {White mates.} Rd1 66.
Kb5 Rd4 67. Nh5 Bd8 68. d6 {Accuracy: White = 73%, Black = 51%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Chigaev, Maksim”]
[Black “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B12”]
[WhiteElo “2606”]
[BlackElo “2524”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,81,7,11,10,12,0,18,20,21,21,22,34,32,27,38,38,49,51,60,35,66,44,74,
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0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3
e6 7. Bg5 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Be7 8. Nf3 Nh6 9. Nbd2 Nf5 {
LiveBook: 14 Games} 10. c3 Nd7 11. Qe2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nf1 c5 12. Ng3
g6 13. Nxf5 gxf5 14. O-O Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (56) Lomasov,S (2540)-Le,Q (2715)
Douglas 2018}) 11… Qb6 12. Bxe7 Kxe7 13. Nb3 {[%cal Bd2b3,Bb3c1,Bc1d3][%mdl
32]} a5 14. Qd2 a4 15. Nc1 c5 16. O-O cxd4 17. cxd4 Qa5 {…Qxd2 is the strong
threat.} 18. Qf4 Qb5 19. Rd1 Nb8 20. Nd3 Nc6 21. Rac1 b6 22. Qg5+ Kd7 $1 23.
Qf4 (23. Nf4 $14) 23… Rac8 24. Rc3 Nb4 25. Nxb4 Qxb4 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double
Attack} 26. Qd2 Rxc3 27. bxc3 Qa5 28. Ng5 f6 29. exf6 gxf6 30. Nh3 {Hoping for
Nf4.} Rc8 ({Don’t play} 30… Nxh4 $6 31. Nf4 $18) 31. Qe2 {Strongly
threatening Nf4.} Qxc3 {The position is equal.} 32. Nf4 Nxd4 33. Qxh5 Kd6 34.
Qf7 {aiming for Kh1.} Rc4 {Threatens to win with …Nf3+!} 35. Kh1 Qc2 {
[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} 36. Rxd4 $1 Qb1+ $1 37. Kh2 Rxd4 38. Qxe6+ Kc5 39.
Qxf6 {And now Ne6+ would win.} Rd1 40. Qe7+ Kb5 41. Qd7+ {Accuracy: White =
72%, Black = 55%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Black “Volkov, Sergey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A20”]
[WhiteElo “2589”]
[BlackElo “2583”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,80,15,14,10,34,34,35,43,40,36,54,26,24,17,24,0,0,0,0,-25,-26,-26,-12,
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0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nge2
c6 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 {A22: English Opening: 1…e5 2 Nc3 Nf6} Bc7 7. d4 O-O {
LiveBook: 6 Games} 8. Bb2 Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… d6 9. Ng3 Nbd7 10. Be2
Nb6 11. Qc2 exd4 12. exd4 {1-0 (69) Vitiugov,N (2681)-Bu,X (2702) Sochi 2009})
9. d5 {aiming for d6.} d6 10. Ng3 cxd5 11. cxd5 Nbd7 12. Rc1 a6 13. Be2 b5 14.
Qc2 Bb8 15. O-O Nb6 16. Rfd1 Bd7 17. h3 Ra7 18. Nf5 g6 19. Ng3 Rc7 20. Qb3 Qe7
21. Nce4 Nxe4 22. Nxe4 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Rc8 24. Rxc8+ {The position is equal.}
Bxc8 25. Nc3 Bd7 26. Bc1 Ba7 27. Qc2 Be8 28. e4 Qc7 {[#] White must now
prevent …Na4.} 29. Bd3 Na4 30. Nxa4 Qxc2 31. Bxc2 {Hoping for Nb2.} bxa4 32.
Be3 Bxe3 33. fxe3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} Bb5 34. h4 f6 35. Kf2 Kf7 36.
g3 Ke7 37. Ke1 Kd7 38. Kd2 Kc7 39. Bd1 h5 40. Bc2 Kb6 {Accuracy: White = 61%,
Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Vavulin, Maxim”]
[Black “Kokarev, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2565”]
[BlackElo “2598”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “138”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,138,9,14,-7,-20,-12,0,0,-8,-12,-3,-35,-37,-36,-28,-47,-49,-52,-34,
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-190,-478,-179,-238,-207,-232,-197,-575,-566,-560,-542,-529,-508,-636,-636,
-625,-579,-2065,-568,-1438,-623,-29982,-29984,-29984,-29985]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3
d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. Be2 Be7 {LiveBook:
929 Games} 9. h4 {B92: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 9…
h5 10. Nd5 Bxd5 11. exd5 Nbd7 12. c4 g6 13. g3 b6 14. Nd2 a5 15. f4 Qc8 16. O-O
Nc5 {1-0 (27) So,W (2776)-Bosiocic,M (2600) Batumi 2018}) 10. Bf3 a5 11. a3 {
The position is equal.} a4 12. Nc1 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32]} 13.
N1e2 Na5 14. h5 h6 15. Qd3 Nc4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has some pressure.} 16.
Bc1 Qb6 17. Rb1 Qc5 18. O-O Rfc8 19. Rd1 Bd8 20. b3 (20. Ng3 $15) 20… axb3 (
20… Nxa3 21. b4 $16) 21. Rxb3 Bb6 22. Rf1 Qc7 23. Kh1 Bc5 (23… Na5 $142 24.
Rb1 Bc4) 24. Nd5 $17 Bxd5 25. exd5 {[#]} Bxa3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 26. Bxa3 (26.
Rxa3 Nxa3) 26… Nxa3 27. Rxa3 {And now Rc3 would win.} e4 28. Bxe4 Rxa3 {[#]}
29. Bh7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nxh7 30. Qxa3 Qc4 31. Qd3 Qxc2 32. Qb5 (32. Qxc2 $17
Rxc2 33. Nd4) 32… Rb8 $19 33. Kg1 Nf6 34. Ng3 Qc5 35. Qb1 (35. Rb1 $17 {
keeps fighting.}) 35… Qxd5 (35… Nxd5 36. Rc1) 36. Rd1 (36. Nf5 {might work
better.} Qe5 37. Re1) 36… Qe5 37. Re1 Qf4 38. Qb6 d5 39. Rd1 Qg4 40. Rd4 Qe6
41. Qb1 b5 42. Rb4 Qc6 43. Nf5 Qc5 44. Qb2 Rb6 ({Inferior is} 44… Nxh5 45.
Rh4 $11) 45. Rf4 (45. g4 $142) 45… d4 ({Don’t take} 45… Nxh5 46. Rg4 $19)
46. Nxd4 Qxh5 47. Nf5 Re6 {[%cal Re6e1]} 48. Qc3 $2 (48. Ne3 {was called for.})
48… Qd1+ 49. Kh2 Qh5+ (49… Ng4+ $142 50. Kg3 Nf6) 50. Kg1 $1 {[#]} Qe2 (
50… b4 $142 $1 51. Qc1 (51. Qxb4 Nd5) 51… b3) 51. Kh2 (51. g3 $142) 51…
Kh7 52. Nd4 Qh5+ 53. Kg1 (53. Qh3 {is the only way for White.} Re5 54. Qxh5
Rxh5+ 55. Kg1) 53… Re8 54. Nf3 Kg8 55. Qd3 Qc5 {White must now prevent …
Qc1+.} 56. Rf5 Qc1+ 57. Kh2 (57. Qf1 {was the only chance.} Qxf1+ 58. Kxf1)
57… Qc4 (57… b4 $142 58. Rb5 Re4) 58. Qd6 $2 (58. Qxc4 bxc4 59. Rc5) 58…
Ne4 $2 (58… Ng4+ 59. Kg3 {[#]} Nxf2 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 59. Qb6 (59. Qd7 $142
Qe6 60. Qxe6 Rxe6 61. Nd4) 59… b4 {Threatens to win with …Nf6.} 60. Rb5 Qe2
61. Re5 $2 (61. Rxb4 Qxf2 62. Qxf2 Nxf2 63. Kg1) 61… Rxe5 62. Qb8+ Kh7 {
( -> …Rh5+)} 63. Qxe5 {intending Qf5+.} Qc4 64. Qf5+ g6 65. Qf4 Qd5 66. Ne5
Kg7 (66… g5 $142 67. Qf5+ Kg7) 67. Nxf7 g5 (67… Qxf7 $2 68. Qxe4 b3 69. Qb4
$19) (67… b3 $142 68. f3 g5) 68. Qf3 Qxf7 69. Qxe4 Qf4+ {Accuracy: White =
31%, Black = 62%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2622”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,68,19,14,7,2,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-15,-19,-22,-15,-39,-33,-59,-16,-21,-42,
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137,136,130,-191,-190,-197,-183,-193,-174,-308,-269,-318,-335,-326,-333]} 1.
Nf3 b6 2. g3 Bb7 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O e6 5. d3 d5 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. Re1 Bc5 {
LiveBook: 26 Games. Strongly threatening …Bxf2+!} 8. e3 {A05: Réti Opening:
1 Nf3 Nf6} (8. c4 O-O 9. a3 a5 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Nb3 Be7 12. Nbd4 Re8 13. Bf4
Nh5 14. Bd2 a4 15. b4 axb3 16. Qxb3 {1/2-1/2 (41) Anton Guijarro,D (2654)
-Bruzon Batista,L (2643) Tbilisi 2017}) 8… O-O 9. c4 Be7 $146 ({Predecessor:
} 9… a5 10. b3 Qe7 {1/2-1/2 (10) Junge,K (2232)-Kalabic,F (2214) Germany 2017
}) 10. Qc2 {The position is equal.} a5 11. b3 a4 12. bxa4 Nc5 13. Ba3 Nxa4 14.
Bxe7 Qxe7 15. d4 c5 16. dxc5 Qxc5 17. Rac1 Rfc8 18. Qb1 Qa5 19. Rc2 dxc4 20.
Nxc4 Qc5 $1 {aiming for …b5.} 21. Rcc1 Bd5 22. Ncd2 Nc3 {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} 23. Qd3 Rxa2 24. Nd4 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 Ng4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Threatens to
win with …Ne5. Black is pushing.} 26. Ne2 {[%cal Rc1c3]} Nxf2 $2 (26… Ne5
$1 $17 {[%cal Re5d3]} 27. Qxc3 Qxc3 28. Nxc3 Rxd2) 27. Qd7 $2 {[#]} (27. Qxc3
$16 {is necessary to keep the advantage.} Qxc3 28. Nxc3 Rxd2 29. Ne2 Rxc1 30.
Rxc1) 27… Qc6+ $2 (27… Rxd2 $1 $17 {stays on course.} 28. Qxd2 Qc6+ 29. Kf1
Nfe4) 28. Qxc6 $16 Rxc6 29. Kxf2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (29. Nxc3 $16 Rxd2 30. Ne2)
29… Rxd2 $19 30. Kf3 Rd3 31. Rc2 g5 32. Nd4 (32. Nxc3 $142 Rdxc3 33. Rxc3
Rxc3 34. Rb1) 32… Rc4 {Black has a decisive advantage.} 33. Kg2 Rc5 34. Nb3
Re5 {Accuracy: White = 33%, Black = 60%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.05”]
[Round “1.1”]
[White “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Black “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B31”]
[WhiteElo “2481”]
[BlackElo “2638”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,83,35,29,31,32,43,0,50,44,42,46,33,24,27,36,31,30,25,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,
69,0,4,10,9,0,0,0,12,15,34,34,65,18,73,85,78,81,93,79,79,85,170,170,170,170,
191,191,231,227,266,227,503,310,299,298]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6
dxc6 5. d3 Bg7 6. h3 Nf6 {[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d7,Bd7f8,Bf8e6,Be6d4][%mdl 32]} 7. Nc3
Nd7 8. Be3 e5 9. Qd2 h6 {B31: Sicilian: 2…Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} 10. Nh2 (10. O-O Qe7
11. Nh2 Nf8 12. f4 exf4 13. Bxf4 Ne6 14. Bg3 Nd4 15. e5 Bf5 16. Rae1 O-O-O 17.
Ne4 Bxe4 18. Rxe4 {1/2-1/2 (42) Amin,B (2686)-Flores,D (2621) Batumi 2018})
10… b6 11. O-O Nf8 12. f4 exf4 13. Bxf4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Ne6 14. Be3 Nd4
$1 15. Nd1 {[%cal Bc3d1,Bd1f2,Bf2g4][%mdl 32]} Be6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15…
g5) 16. c3 Nb5 17. Nf2 g5 18. Nfg4 f6 19. a4 Nd6 20. a5 {aiming for axb6.} O-O
21. axb6 axb6 22. Rxa8 Qxa8 23. b4 cxb4 24. cxb4 f5 {[#]} ({Better is} 24…
Qb7 $11) 25. exf5 (25. Nxh6+ $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]} Bxh6 26. Bxg5) 25… Nxf5 $11
26. Bxb6 Qb7 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black has counterplay} 27. Bc5 Ra8 $1 28. Qe1
Qd7 29. Ne5 Qd5 30. Nhf3 Kh7 31. Qe4 Ra2 (31… Qxe4 $11 32. dxe4 Ng3) 32. Bf2
$16 Qxe4 33. dxe4 {[%cal Bd3e4,Be4e5,Be5e6][%mdl 32]} Nd6 34. Re1 Ra6 35. Bc5
Nc4 (35… Nb5 $16) 36. Nxc4 $18 Bxc4 37. e5 Kg6 38. Nd4 Ra2 39. Nxc6 Kf7 40.
Rd1 Ke6 $2 (40… Re2 41. Rd4 Bb5) 41. Nd8+ Kf5 {[#]} 42. e6 $1 {Accuracy:
White = 77%, Black = 44%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Black “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B92”]
[WhiteElo “2638”]
[BlackElo “2481”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “109”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,109,87,94,113,70,74,73,76,74,68,57,58,68,52,0,0,6,12,0,22,-22,0,0,19,
0,-5,-53,-21,-55,83,95,102,85,90,65,194,121,212,199,223,211,222,237,225,198,
315,305,295,263,245,199,272,273,288,297,383,298,381,305,297,270,379,257,429,
407,397,416,596,593,798,809,835,788,1083,1072,1018,1033,1012,1018,1384,1300,
1847,1666,1724,1691,1702,1591,2058,2035]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4
Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3 O-O 9. g4 Be6 10. g5 Ne8 {B92:
Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} (10… Nfd7 11. Qd2 Nb6 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Bf5 14.
f4 Nd7 15. fxe5 Nxe5 16. Rf1 Be4 17. Rf4 Bg6 18. h4 Rc8 19. Nd4 {1-0 (64)
Karjakin,S (2773)-Duda,J (2737) chess.com INT 2018}) 11. Qd2 Nd7 12. O-O-O {
LiveBook: 3 Games} b5 {White is better.} 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. exd5 b4 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 14… f5 15. Na5 Nc7 16. Nc6 Qe8 17. f4 e4 18. h4 {1-0 (46)
Chomczyk,M (2247)-Siembab,B (2136) Lazy 2018}) 15. Kb1 a5 {[%cal Ba6a5,Ba5a4]
[%mdl 32]} 16. Bb5 a4 17. Nc1 Nc5 18. Qxb4 Bxg5 19. Bxg5 Qxg5 20. Bc6 Rd8 21.
Bxa4 Nf6 22. Bb5 Qf5 23. Qe1 Rb8 24. a4 Rfc8 $1 {[%mdl 1024] Black has
compensation.} 25. Na2 Qf4 {[#]} (25… Ra8 $1 $15 26. Qb4 Qxf2) 26. Qe3 $1 $16
Qh4 {[#]} 27. Qg3 $1 {[%cal Rg3h4]} Qh6 28. f3 e4 (28… Nfd7 $14) 29. b4 (29.
Qxd6 exf3 30. Nc3 f2 $16) (29. Rhf1 $18) 29… Ncd7 (29… Rxb5 $16 30. axb5
Ncd7 31. Qxd6 exf3) 30. Qxd6 $18 Qe3 31. Bxd7 Rd8 32. fxe4 Nxd7 33. Qg3 Qxe4 (
33… Qa7 $142 34. Qa3 Nb6) 34. Rhe1 Qc4 35. Qb3 Qh4 36. Ka1 Qxh2 (36… Nc5 {
is a better defense.} 37. Qa3 (37. bxc5 Rxb3 38. cxb3 Qf6+ 39. Kb1 Qf3 $11)
37… Ne4) 37. c4 h5 38. Qc3 Rdc8 39. a5 Qf2 40. Rf1 Qe2 41. Rg1 {[%csl Gg1]
[%cal Rc3g7]} g6 (41… f6 {was worth a try.} 42. Rde1 Qf2) 42. Rde1 Qf2 $2 (
42… Qh2 43. Qd4 Nc5) 43. Rgf1 Qh4 44. c5 {[%cal Bc4c5,Bc5c6,Bc6c7][%mdl 32]}
Qg5 (44… Nxc5 $142 45. bxc5 Rb5) 45. Qd4 {White is clearly winning.} h4 46.
c6 Nf8 47. Rh1 Re8 48. c7 Rxe1+ 49. Rxe1 Rc8 50. d6 Nd7 51. Nc3 Qg3 52. Re3
Qg1+ 53. Kb2 Qf2+ 54. Kb3 Qf5 55. Qxh4 {Accuracy: White = 66%, Black = 42%.}
1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Black “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B85”]
[WhiteElo “2622”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,90,35,12,17,0,0,1,0,-18,-16,-12,-12,0,0,-13,0,-14,0,-27,-10,-40,8,0,
0,0,25,24,41,22,32,15,71,63,68,71,121,113,99,101,101,81,107,96,108,119,143,112,
120,118,150,-27,-35,-60,-60,-62,-19,-20,-10,-28,0,-68,-62,-388,-369,-377,-341,
-750,-740,-807,-483,-1600,-1587]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5.
Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Nbd7 8. a4 b6 9. f4 Bb7 10. Bf3 Qc7 11. Re1 {LiveBook:
6 Games. B84: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines without early Be3} (11.
Qe2 Rc8 12. Be3 h5 13. Bf2 Ng4 14. Bxg4 hxg4 15. Qxg4 Nf6 16. Qe2 Qc4 17. Rfe1
Qxe2 18. Rxe2 Ng4 19. Nf3 Nxf2 20. Kxf2 {1/2-1/2 (65) Karjakin,S (2783)
-Nepomniachtchi,I (2751) chess.com INT 2017}) 11… Rc8 12. a5 Be7 13. axb6 {
The position is equal.} Nxb6 14. Kh1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. e5 dxe5 15. Bxb7
Qxb7 16. fxe5 Nfd5 17. Ne4 O-O 18. Qg4 Kh8 {0-1 (39) Pupke,P (2096)
-Ronczkowski,M (2506) Chessfriend.com 2004}) 14… O-O 15. Qe2 Rfd8 16. Qf2 h6
17. Na4 Nbd7 18. Nc3 Bf8 19. Qg3 Nc5 20. Bd2 d5 21. e5 Nfe4 22. Bxe4 $1 dxe4
23. Nce2 Rd5 24. Rec1 Qd8 25. Qe3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black must now prevent b4.
White is more active.} Nd7 {[#]} (25… g5 $11 {remains equal.}) 26. c4 $1 $16
{[%cal Rc4d5]} ({Much worse is} 26. Qxe4 Bc5 $11) 26… Rdc5 27. b3 $1 {
[%cal Bb2b3,Bb3b4][%mdl 32]} Rb8 28. b4 Rc7 29. c5 Rbc8 30. Bc3 Qh4 31. Ng3 Qg4
32. Bb2 Qg6 33. Re1 Rb8 34. Qe2 e3 35. Bc1 $2 (35. Qxe3 $16 Be7 36. Qe2) 35…
Bd5 $11 36. Ba3 {[#]} a5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 37. bxa5 Bxc5 38. Bxc5 Nxc5 39. Qxe3
h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32] …h4 is the strong threat.} (39… Rb2
$5 {[%cal Rb2g2]} 40. Re2 Rb1+ 41. Re1 Rb2 $11) 40. f5 (40. Rg1 $11) 40… Qg4
$1 $15 {[%mdl 1024] Strongly threatening …h4. Black has compensation.} 41.
Re2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ({White has to play} 41. a6 $1 $15 Rb2 42. Nde2) 41… h4
$19 42. Nf1 {With the idea h3.} Rb4 43. Nf3 $2 (43. h3 Qxd4 44. Qxd4 Rxd4 45.
fxe6) 43… h3 {Black is clearly winning.} 44. N1d2 Nb3 45. Kg1 (45. Nxb3 $142
Rxb3 46. Qg5 Bxf3 47. Qxg4 Bxg4 48. Rf2) 45… Nxa1 {Accuracy: White = 31%,
Black = 54%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Kokarev, Dmitry”]
[Black “Vavulin, Maxim”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B04”]
[WhiteElo “2598”]
[BlackElo “2565”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “100”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,100,68,53,90,89,84,83,92,90,105,66,57,57,53,48,49,39,41,31,48,21,21,
22,38,22,29,11,10,2,94,0,2,2,2,1,1,0,2,3,16,0,29,29,69,18,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,80,
83,446,151,355,199,192,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 {
[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 {[%cal Bd2d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]}
d6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. c4 Nb6 6. e6 fxe6 7. Nc3 e5 8. d5 {B04: Alekhine’s Defence: 4
Nf3} Nd4 9. Nxd4 (9. Ng5 Bf5 10. Bd3 Qd7 11. Be3 h6 12. Bxf5 Qxf5 13. Nge4 c5
14. O-O g5 15. Qd3 Qd7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Wang,H (2733)-Ma,Q (2481) Beijing 2012})
9… exd4 10. Qxd4 e5 11. Qd1 Bf5 12. Bd3 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qd7 13. O-O Be7
14. a4 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Qg4 16. Ne4 $146 O-O 17. f3 Qg6 18. Qb3 Rfb8 19. Be3 Nd7
20. c5 Nf6 21. Qc4 Nxe4 22. fxe4 Bg5 23. Bxg5 Qxg5 24. Ra3 Rf8 25. Raf3 Rf4 {
[#]} (25… Rxf3 $11 26. Rxf3 Qd2) 26. g3 ({White should try} 26. cxd6 $1 $16
cxd6 27. Qc7) 26… Rxf3 27. Rxf3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Qd2 28.
cxd6 cxd6 29. Rf2 Qe3 30. Kg2 h6 31. Rf3 Qg5 32. Qc7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White
has the initiative.} Qd2+ 33. Kh3 (33. Rf2 $14 Qb4 34. Kh3) 33… Qe2 $1 {
[%cal Re2f3]} 34. Qxb7 Qxf3 35. Qxa8+ {KQ-KQ} Kh7 36. Qxa7 Qf1+ 37. Kh4 {
Black should prevent Qd7.} Qg2 {[#]} (37… Qf3 $11 38. Qd7 Qxe4+ 39. g4 Qxd5)
38. Qf7 $1 $16 {[%cal Rf7f5] aiming for Qf5+.} Qxh2+ (38… Qxe4+ $142 39. Kh3
Qc4) 39. Kg4 Qxb2 $2 (39… Qc2 $16) 40. Qf5+ (40. Kf5 $142) 40… Kg8 $18 41.
a5 $2 (41. Qe6+ $18 Kh7 42. Qxd6) 41… Qe2+ $11 {The position is equal.} 42.
Kh4 Qh2+ 43. Qh3 g5+ 44. Kg4 Qe2+ 45. Kf5 Kf7 $1 {[%cal Re2f3]} 46. Qxh6 {
Black must now prevent Qh7+.} Qf3+ 47. Kxg5 {Intending Qh5+ and mate.} Qxg3+
48. Kf5 {Threatening mate with Qh7+.} Qf3+ 49. Kg5 {White threatens Qh5+ and
mate.} Qf4+ 50. Kh5 {Qxf4+ would kill now.} Qh2+ {Precision: White = 49%,
Black = 47%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Volkov, Sergey”]
[Black “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D31”]
[WhiteElo “2583”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “142”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,142,9,-5,29,10,11,16,12,9,19,6,17,16,22,12,16,0,27,0,-10,-22,-19,-51,
-57,-112,-100,-125,-134,-130,-122,-120,-127,-128,-80,-99,-87,-117,-102,-113,
-102,-137,-136,-127,-27,-103,-52,-235,-56,-42,-43,-72,0,0,-5,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,
-29,-22,-46,0,-8,-30,-54,-65,-106,-106,-60,-106,-101,-97,-101,-100,-105,-100,
-102,-106,-105,-106,-100,-8,-39,-37,-98,-58,-189,-131,-187,-185,-168,-169,-256,
-245,-29950,-411,-29950,-29952,-29948,-29952,-29952,-465,-29951,-29954,-2409,
-1531,-1513,-1560,-29959,-29961,-12795,-5716,-29962,-29964,-29962,-29965,
-29967,-29969,-29968,-29970,-29969,-29969,-29970,-29964]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3.
Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Qb3 c6 8. Rd1 Nd7 {D53: Queen’s
Gambit Declined: 4 Bg5 Be7: Early deviations} 9. e4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nb6
$146 ({Predecessor:} 9… dxe4 10. Nxe4 Qa5+ 11. Rd2 Be7 12. Be2 Nf6 13. Nxf6+
Bxf6 14. O-O O-O 15. Qe3 Qc7 16. c5 {1-0 (32) Moiseenko,A (2695)-Huzman,A
(2582) Jerusalem 2015}) 10. Be2 (10. c5 {with more complications.} Nd7 11. Bd3
Qa5 12. O-O O-O 13. e5) 10… Nxc4 {The position is equal.} 11. Bxc4 dxc4 12.
Qxc4 O-O 13. O-O Bd7 14. Ne5 a5 15. f4 b5 16. Qe2 Be8 17. Qf2 c5 18. d5 {
Threatens to win with dxe6.} Qb6 19. d6 {aiming for d7.} b4 20. d7 ({White
should try} 20. Ne2 $15 Bb5 21. Nd3) 20… bxc3 $17 21. bxc3 Bxe5 $1 22. fxe5
Qc7 23. dxe8=Q Raxe8 24. Rd6 Qb7 25. Qe3 Qb2 26. Rd2 Qb5 27. h3 c4 28. Qd4 Rc8
29. Rff2 Qc5 (29… Rb8 $17) 30. Kh2 (30. Qxc5 $1 $11 Rxc5 31. Rd4) 30… a4 (
30… Qe7 $17) 31. Kg3 $2 (31. Qxc5 $1 $15 Rxc5 32. Rd4) 31… a3 $2 (31… Qa5
$19 {White must now prevent …Rcd8.} 32. Kh2 Rfd8) 32. Qxc5 $15 Rxc5 {[%mdl
4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 33. Kf4 Rb8 (33… Rb5 $17) 34. Rd7 $11 Rcb5 35. Ke3
Rxe5 36. Rfxf7 Rg5 37. g4 Rb2 38. Ra7 Rxa2 39. Kd4 Re2 40. Rfe7 e5+ 41. Kxc4
Rxe4+ 42. Kd5 Re3 43. Rxa3 Rxh3 44. Ra8+ Kh7 45. c4 Rd3+ 46. Kc6 Rg6+ 47. Kb5
Rb3+ 48. Kc5 Rxg4 49. Rxe5 Rc3 50. Ra4 Rh3 (50… Rc2 $17) 51. Kb5 Rhh4 52. Rc5
(52. Rb4 $15) 52… h5 53. Ra8 (53. Ra3 $1 $15) 53… Rh1 $19 54. Rcc8 Rb1+ $1
55. Kc5 {[#]} Kg6 $1 56. Kd6 {[#]} (56. Ra6+ $142 Kh7 57. Raa8) 56… Rd1+ $1
57. Ke7 $2 (57. Kc5 $19) 57… Re4+ 58. Kf8 Kh7 {[%cal Rd1f1]} 59. Ra7 Rf1+ 60.
Rf7 Rxf7+ 61. Kxf7 {KR-KR} h4 62. Rc5 Rf4+ 63. Ke7 Kg6 64. Rc8 h3 65. Rh8 Rxc4
66. Rxh3 Kf5 {Black mates.} 67. Kd6 g5 68. Kd5 Ra4 69. Rf3+ Kg4 70. Rf1 Kg3 71.
Rg1+ Kf2 {Accuracy: White = 39%, Black = 64%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Pridorozhni, Aleksei”]
[Black “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2567”]
[BlackElo “2618”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,63,0,11,20,70,0,0,8,6,0,9,1,15,-9,20,32,25,22,56,64,106,106,183,164,
246,204,260,255,242,232,212,220,530,527,487,482,489,326,1247,1241,1135,1096,
1367,1330,2597,1116,879,1114,1005,990,29990,29991]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4
cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Nb3 g6 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th
moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (6… e5 7. Bg5 Be6 8. f4 exf4 9. Qd2 Be7 10.
O-O-O Bxb3 11. cxb3 Nc6 12. Bxf4 O-O 13. Bxd6 Bxd6 14. Qxd6 Qa5 15. Be2 {
1/2-1/2 (76) Kryvoruchko,Y (2695)-Abdusattorov,N (2558) Batumi 2018}) 7. Be3
Bg7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 8. Qd2 b5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:
} 8… Nbd7 9. Bh6 Bxh6 10. Qxh6 b5 11. Bd3 Bb7 12. a3 Qb6 13. O-O Ne5 14. Kh1
{0-1 (43) Magen,D (2144)-Indjic,A (2569) Budapest 2017}) 9. Bh6 (9. a4 $1 $14)
9… Bxh6 $11 10. Qxh6 Bb7 11. f3 Nbd7 12. a4 b4 13. Na2 d5 14. exd5 Bxd5 15.
O-O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Qc7 16. Kb1 a5 17. Bb5 $1 e6 (
17… O-O-O $16 {is a better defense.}) 18. Rhe1 Bxb3 (18… O-O-O {keeps
fighting.}) 19. cxb3 $18 Ke7 20. Rxe6+ Kxe6 21. Re1+ $1 Ne5 22. f4 $1 Nfd7 $2 (
22… Nfg4 23. Qg5 {[%mdl 64] Pin} f5) 23. fxe5 Nxe5 24. Nc1 ({Not} 24. Bc4+
Kf6 $16) 24… Rhd8 25. Qg7 Rd4 $2 (25… Rg8 26. Qxh7 Rh8) 26. Nd3 $1 Rxd3 27.
Bxd3 Re8 28. Bc4+ Kf5 29. g4+ (29. Rf1+ $142 Kg5 {[#]} 30. h4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]}
Kg4 31. Qf6 Nf3 32. gxf3+ Kh3 33. Qg5 Qg3 34. Rh1+ Kg2 35. Rg1+ $1 {[%mdl 576]
Skewer, Deflection} Kxg1 36. Qxg3+ Kh1 37. Bf1 Re2 38. Bxe2 h5 39. Bf1 f6 40.
Qg2#) 29… Kg5 {[#]} 30. h4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxg4 (30… Kxh4 31. Qf6+) 31.
Qf6 {Intending Qg5+ and mate.} Nxc4 32. Rg1+ {Accuracy: White = 77%, Black =
34%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Black “Paravyan, David”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B32”]
[WhiteElo “2529”]
[BlackElo “2634”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “48”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,48,25,25,19,32,21,38,-6,-11,-12,-3,-67,-83,-89,-81,-95,-75,-83,0,
-169,-165,-160,-179,-108,-119,-196,-176,-162,-38,-786,-770]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3
Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 {[%cal Bd4b5,Bb5a3,Ba3c4][%mdl 32]} d6 6. N1c3
a6 7. Na3 Be6 8. Nc4 b5 9. Ne3 Nf6 {B32: Sicilian: Löwenthal and Kalashnikov
Variations} 10. g3 h5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (10… g6 11. Bg2 Bh6 12. O-O O-O 13.
Bd2 Rb8 14. Kh1 Re8 15. a3 Bg7 16. Ncd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 {1/2-1/2 (41) Bauer,C
(2636)-Cornette,M (2593) Nimes 2018}) 11. h4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bg2 Rc8
12. Ncd5 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nb8 14. Bd2 Nbd7 15. a4 bxa4 16. Rxa4 Nc5 17. Rc4 {
1/2-1/2 (25) Bittencourt,J (2473)-Cubas,J (2438) Sao Caetano do Sul 2009})
11… g6 {The position is equal.} 12. Bg2 Bh6 13. Ned5 (13. Ncd5 {with more
complications.} Bxd5 14. Nxd5 Bxc1 15. Rxc1 O-O 16. c3) 13… Bxc1 14. Nxf6+
Qxf6 15. Qxd6 ({White should play} 15. Rxc1 $11 Nd4 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5)
15… Bxb2 $15 16. Qxc6+ Kf8 $1 17. Nd5 Qd8 18. Rb1 Qa5+ (18… Bd4 $17 {
Hoping for …Qa5+.} 19. O-O Kg7) 19. Ke2 $2 (19. Kd1 $1 $11 {and White stays
safe.} Qxa2 20. Rxb2 (20. Qxa8+ $2 {loses.} Kg7 $19) 20… Qxb2 21. Qxa8+ Kg7
22. Qxa6) 19… Qxa2 $19 20. Qxa8+ Kg7 21. Qb7 {Strongly threatening Ne3.} Rc8
$1 $36 {[%cal Rc8c2][%mdl 2048] Black is on the roll.} 22. Rhc1 (22. Ne3 {
[#] gets mated.} Rxc2+ $3 {[%mdl 512]} 23. Kf3 Bd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 24. Qxf7+
Kxf7 25. Rb2 Rxb2 26. g4 Bxe3 27. Bf1 Rxf2+ 28. Kg3 Bf4+ 29. Kh3 hxg4#) (22.
Kd2 $17 Qa5+ 23. Kd1) 22… Bxc1 23. Rxc1 Qb2 ({Better is} 23… Rxc2+ $19 24.
Rxc2 Qxc2+ 25. Ke1 Bg4) 24. Nc7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (24. Kd2 $15) 24… Bc4+ {
Accuracy: White = 32%, Black = 53%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Black “Chigaev, Maksim”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2524”]
[BlackElo “2606”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “83”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,83,66,58,62,47,63,66,60,53,71,59,67,60,61,63,63,56,56,56,56,56,56,56,
56,56,56,48,48,0,55,0,56,48,56,56,56,56,48,48,63,39,62,29,29,29,29,12,22,8,23,
0,0,0,0,0,0,7,22,0,34,29,29,29,29,29,36,21,34,29]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 c5
4. d5 h6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. Nc3 {A45: Trompowsky Attack} a6 7. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,
Bf3d2,Bd2c4][%mdl 32]} e5 8. a4 d6 9. Nd2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} h5 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 9… Nd7 10. Be2 g6 11. Bg4 h5 12. Bh3 {1-0 (39) Iotov,V (2556)
-Berbatov,K (2392) Sofia 2009}) 10. Nc4 {[#] Strongly threatening Nb6.} Nd7 11.
h4 b6 12. Ra3 Be7 13. Rb3 Bd8 14. g3 g6 15. Bh3 O-O 16. O-O Bc7 17. Kg2 Rb8 18.
Qe2 Qd8 19. f3 Kg7 20. Ne3 Qe7 21. Rh1 Qd8 22. Rf1 Qe7 $1 23. Rf2 (23. Ra3 $14)
23… Qd8 (23… b5 $1 $11) 24. Kh2 Kh7 25. Qf1 Qe7 26. Ra3 {[%cal Bb3a3,Ba3a1,
Ba1f1][%mdl 32]} Qd8 27. Qe2 Qe8 28. Ra1 (28. Kg1 {is more complex.} Bb7 29.
Rf1 Rh8 30. Rb3 Rf8 31. Kh2) 28… Bd8 29. Raf1 Bf6 {[%cal Bd8f6,Bf6g7,Bg7h6]
[%mdl 32]} 30. Kh1 Bg7 31. Rh2 Nf6 32. Bxc8 Qxc8 33. Ra1 Bh6 34. Nc4 Qc7 35.
Na3 Ra8 36. Rf1 Qd7 37. Kg2 Rfc8 38. Rhh1 Qc7 39. b3 Rcb8 40. Ra1 Rc8 41. Rhf1
Rf8 42. Nc4 {Accuracy: White = 53%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Afanasiev, Nikita”]
[Black “Jakovenko, Dmitry”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A33”]
[WhiteElo “2494”]
[BlackElo “2735”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,88,0,0,-44,-40,-41,-41,-37,-37,-33,-32,-50,-18,-30,47,12,11,11,13,0,
29,17,18,31,113,21,6,6,12,4,20,6,42,-20,0,0,0,-115,-90,-123,-33,-31,-33,-30,
-37,-29,-37,-29,-10,-32,-28,-16,0,0,0,-41,-34,-125,-129,-136,-133,-135,-134,
-135,-129,-127,-8,-8,0,-154,-154]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. Nc3 cxd4 5.
Nxd4 Nc6 6. e4 Bb4 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8. Bd3 e5 9. O-O O-O 10. Na4 {B44: Sicilian:
Taimanov: 5 Nb5} (10. Qe2 d6 11. Na4 d5 12. a3 Bd6 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15.
cxd5 cxd5 16. exd5 Qf4 17. Bb5 Bg4 {1/2-1/2 (60) Karjakin,S (2782)-Vachier
Lagrave,M (2789) Paris 2018}) 10… d5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 11. Bg5 dxe4 12. Bc2
$146 {Black is slightly better.} ({Predecessor:} 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Bxe4 Ba6 14.
Qc2 g6 15. Rfd1 Rad8 16. c5 Qe6 17. a3 Ba5 {1/2-1/2 (35) Kukov,V (2413)-Rooze,
J (2340) Augsburg 2013}) 12… Qxd1 13. Rfxd1 Bg4 14. Rdc1 Rad8 15. h3 Bf5 16.
Be3 Bg6 (16… Bd2 $11) 17. a3 Bd2 18. Rd1 Bxe3 19. fxe3 h5 20. Nc5 h4 21. b4
Nh5 (21… Bh5 $14 22. Rxd8 Rxd8) 22. Rxd8 (22. Ba4 $16) 22… Rxd8 $11 23. Rd1
Rxd1+ 24. Bxd1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} Ng3 25. Kf2 f6 26. a4 (26. Nb7 $14
) 26… Kf8 27. a5 Ke7 28. Ba4 (28. b5 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} cxb5 29.
cxb5) 28… Kd6 $17 29. Na6 Bf7 ({Black should play} 29… Bf5 $17) 30. c5+ $15
Kd7 31. b5 $1 {[%cal Rb5b6]} ({Don’t blunder} 31. Nb8+ $2 Kc7 $17) 31… cxb5
$1 32. Bxb5+ Kc8 33. Nb4 Kc7 34. Na6+ Kb7 35. Nb4 Kc7 36. Na6+ Kc8 37. Nb4 Nf5
38. Nc6 (38. Bc6 $15) 38… Bd5 $17 39. Ba6+ Kc7 40. Nxa7 {[#]} Ne7 $1 41. Be2
Kb7 42. Nb5 Kc6 (42… Ka6 $17 43. Nc7+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack (Double
check)} Kxa5) 43. a6 $1 $11 Nc8 44. Bg4 $2 {[#]} (44. Nc3 $11) 44… Kxb5 {
[%mdl 32768] Accuracy: White = 47%, Black = 41%. . Sensor Board Error (Ke4/e5)?
} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.3”]
[White “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Black “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2622”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “74”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 7. a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:08]
} 8. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:38]} e6 {
[%emt 0:00:25]} 10. Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 11. f3 {[%emt 0:
01:04]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 12. Ba2 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 13.
Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:05]} 14. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kh8 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} 15. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 17. Rad1 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:01:47]}
18. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 19. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Ncd7 {
[%emt 0:01:17]} 20. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Nxe6 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 22. Nxd8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 23. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 24. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 25. Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 26. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:37]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 27. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:
29]} 28. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Nxg3+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 29. Qxg3 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
Qe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 30. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} g4 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 31. f4 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 32. Bd4+ {[%emt 0:00:49]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 33. f5 {[%emt 0:03:10]} Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Qxf5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 35. Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 36. Be3 {
[%emt 0:02:26]} Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 37. Bxg5 {[%emt 0:03:14]} Rf1+ {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.3”]
[White “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Black “Pridorozhni, Aleksei”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E71”]
[WhiteElo “2618”]
[BlackElo “2567”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “111”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. h3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 8. d5
{[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 9. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 11. g4 {[%emt 0:03:49]} a4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 12. h4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 13. Be2 {[%emt 0:
01:31]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 14. Qc2 {[%emt 0:01:17]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 15.
O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:41]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 16. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:50]} 17. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 18. f3 {[%emt 0:
00:39]} fxg4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 19. fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:52]}
20. h5 {[%emt 0:02:06]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 21. h6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bf6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Be8 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 23. Qd1 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 24. Ka2 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Be8 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 25.
Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 26. Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qd7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 28. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
00:30]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 29. Rhf1 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30.
Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. e5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} dxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 32. Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Qf5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 34. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qxd5+ {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 35. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 36. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:38]}
Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 37. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 38. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 39. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qd1+ {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 40. Qxd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxd1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 41. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 42. Rg7+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. Nxg5 {
[%emt 0:01:10]} Rxh6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Re7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rh2+ {[%emt 0:
00:27]} 45. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 46. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:20]}
Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 47. Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 48. Ne6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 49. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 50. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 51. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 53. Ka2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 54. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 55. Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nxg4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 56. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.3”]
[White “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Black “Paravyan, David”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C60”]
[WhiteElo “2529”]
[BlackElo “2634”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. b3 {[%emt 0:00:
47]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 5. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} dxc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. Bb2
{[%emt 0:00:07]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 7. d4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 8. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:40]} 10. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 11. f3 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:08]} 12. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:07]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 13. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 14. a3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Be7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 15. b4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nf7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 16. Ne3 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 17. b5 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 18.
Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 19. bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} bxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. Rhd1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. c4 {[%emt 0:
00:26]} Be8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 22. Ndc2 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Rdb8 {[%emt 0:00:21]}
23. e5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 24. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 25. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 26. Nb4 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:04:02]} 27. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} axb3 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 28. Kb2 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 29. Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:44]}
Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 30. Be5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Na4+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Kb1 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 32. Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:42]} Bxb4 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 33. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 34. g4 {[%emt 0:01:10]}
Kxe5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 35. Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:02:19]} 36. Rxe8 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Kxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 37. Nd4+ {[%emt 0:00:45]} Kxg4 {[%emt 0:
00:02]} 38. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 39. b5 {[%emt 0:02:23]}
Kxh2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 40. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 41. Rg8 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 42. Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 43. Rxh6+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Re2 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.3”]
[White “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Black “Chigaev, Maksim”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E81”]
[WhiteElo “2524”]
[BlackElo “2606”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “89”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. f3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Nge2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 8. d5
{[%emt 0:00:25]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 10. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Nf1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} b5 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. cxb5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 13. Nd2 {[%emt 0:
00:56]} h3 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 14. g4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 15.
Nxb5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:09:15]} 16. O-O {[%emt 0:00:46]} Ba6 {
[%emt 0:00:47]} 17. a4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 18. g5 {[%emt 0:00:
52]} Nh7 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 19. f4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 20. Nxc4
{[%emt 0:00:10]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 21. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Qb3 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 22. Qd1 {[%emt 0:01:08]} Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 23. Qd2 {[%emt 0:01:20]}
Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 24. Nxd2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bxb2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Rab1
{[%emt 0:00:10]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 26. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 27. Rfc1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 28. Bg4 {[%emt 0:02:23]}
Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 29. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 30. Bxd7 {
[%emt 0:01:14]} Rxd2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxg5+ {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 32. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} fxg5+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:
20]} g4+ {[%emt 0:00:40]} 34. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} g5+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 35.
Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. b6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rxh2 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 37. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 38. Bxc8 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 39. Be6+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 40. Kxh3 Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 41. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:34]
} 42. b7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ba7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 43. Ra1 Bb8 44. Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 45. Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.3”]
[White “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Black “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2481”]
[BlackElo “2638”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “139”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,139,21,12,21,16,26,4,6,5,8,7,7,0,1,0,10,0,7,0,0,0,4,0,8,-4,0,0,0,-40,
-25,-31,-26,-26,-26,-77,0,-177,-180,-166,-178,-186,-186,-155,-170,-184,-172,
-154,-98,-112,-89,-82,-82,-86,-83,-157,-97,-97,-82,-101,-89,-101,-101,-101,
-101,-101,-36,-106,-58,-82,-34,-38,-5,-27,-27,-27,0,-27,-5,-56,-12,-10,-1,-84,
-89,-117,-12,-313,-311,-310,-281,-304,-285,-258,-236,-319,-312,-258,-251,-879,
-877,-822,-782,-870,-862,-1107,-1107,-1107,-1100,-1076,-1068,-3509,-3509,-3509,
-3509,-29978,-29979,-29979,-29979,-29978,-29979,-6087]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.
Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. a4 a6 {C50: Hungarian Defence and Giuoco
Pianissimo} 7. c3 Ba7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Re1 Re8 11. b4 {LiveBook: 39
Games} (11. Nf1 Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Be3 Bxe3 14. Nxe3 d5 {1/2-1/2 (32) Anand,
V (2768)-Grischuk,A (2766) Saint Louis 2018}) 11… Be6 12. Bxe6 Rxe6 13. Nb3
Ne7 14. Qc2 Ng6 15. Be3 Bxe3 {[#]} 16. fxe3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Rxe3)
16… Nh7 17. Rf1 Ng5 18. Qe2 Nxf3+ 19. Qxf3 Qe7 20. Qh5 Rf8 21. Ra2 Rf6 22.
Rxf6 Qxf6 23. Qf5 Qe7 24. b5 Nh4 25. Qg4 f5 26. exf5 Nxf5 27. Re2 (27. bxa6 $11
bxa6 28. Qc4+ Kh8 29. Re2) 27… h5 (27… axb5 $17 28. axb5 e4) 28. Qg6 $2 (
28. Qc4+ $11 Qf7 29. Qxf7+ Rxf7 30. e4) 28… Rf6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is in
control.} 29. Qxh5 Ng3 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 30. Qg4 Nxe2+ 31. Qxe2 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQN} d5 32. d4 axb5 33. axb5 e4 ({Black should try}
33… Rg6 34. Nd2 exd4 35. cxd4 Re6) 34. Nc5 $17 b6 35. Na6 c5 36. bxc6 Rxc6
37. Qb5 (37. Nb4 $142 Rd6 38. Qg4) 37… Rd6 (37… Rxc3 $142 38. Qxd5+ Kf8 39.
Qf5+ Qf6 40. Qxe4 g6) 38. Nb4 Qg5 39. Qe2 Kh7 40. Kh1 Rd8 41. Kh2 Rc8 42. Qe1
Rc7 (42… b5 $17) 43. Qd2 ({White should play} 43. Qg3 $15 Qxg3+ 44. Kxg3)
43… Rf7 44. Qe1 Rf6 45. Qg3 Qh5 46. Qc7 Rg6 {Hoping for …Qe2.} 47. g4 Qh4 (
47… Qg5 {is more complex.} 48. Qe5 Qxe5+ 49. dxe5 Re6 50. Kg3 g5) 48. Qg3 Qd8
49. Kg2 (49. Qe5 $11) 49… Rf6 {aiming for …Rf3.} 50. Qe5 Rd6 51. Qh5+ (51.
h4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 51… Kg8 52. Qf5 Qf8 (52… g5 $17 {White should
prevent …Kg7.} 53. h4 gxh4) 53. Nxd5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (53. Kg3 $1 $11 {
and White stays safe.}) 53… Qxf5 $19 54. Ne7+ {[#]} Kf8 $1 {( -> …Qf3+)}
55. Nxf5 {KR-KN} Rc6 56. Kf2 Rxc3 57. Nd6 Rc2+ 58. Ke1 Rc6 59. Nf5 $2 (59. Nb5)
59… b5 {[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 60. d5 Rc3 61. Kd2 Rd3+ 62. Kc2 b4 63.
h4 g6 64. Nd6 Rxe3 65. Kb2 Ke7 66. Nc4 Rg3 67. g5 e3 {Black mates.} 68. Kc2 {
[#]} b3+ $1 69. Kd3 (69. Kxb3 e2+) 69… Rg2 70. d6+ {Accuracy: White = 40%,
Black = 55%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Black “Drygalov, Andrey”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B85”]
[WhiteElo “2638”]
[BlackElo “2481”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “37”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,37,-14,-18,0,0,14,-20,0,0,0,-10,0,-22,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4
cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O d6 8. f4 Be7 9. Be3 b5 10. Bf3 Bb7
11. a3 Nbd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7c5,Bc5e6][%mdl 32]} 12. Qe2 {B84: Sicilian
Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines without early Be3} (12. Nb3 Rc8 13. Qe2 O-O 14.
g4 d5 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bxd5 exd5 18. c3 Rfe8 19. Qf3 Nf6 20. Nd2
Bc5 21. Bxc5 Qxc5+ {1/2-1/2 (56) Atabayev,Y (2473)-Jakovenko,D (2704) Doha 2016
}) 12… O-O 13. Rad1 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} Rac8 14. g4
Nc5 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 15. Bf2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. Qg2 Nfd7 16. g5 Rfe8 17. f5
Bf8 18. fxe6 Nxe6 19. Nf5 Ne5 20. Rf2 {1/2-1/2 (20) Krieger,H (2172)-Neese,H
(2230) Bad Woerishofen 2011}) 15… e5 16. Nf5 Ne6 17. fxe5 dxe5 18. Bg3 Bc5+
19. Kh1 *

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Paravyan, David”]
[Black “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “A80”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2529”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “49”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,49,35,27,23,31,31,26,12,31,34,29,33,56,20,22,24,65,64,150,45,50,53,52,
68,70,56,69,64,67,62,96,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7
4. f3 (4. e3 d5 5. h4 c6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. Bd3 Ngf6 8. h5 Qb6 9. Rb1 Ne4 10. Bf4
Rg8 11. O-O Bf6 12. hxg6 hxg6 13. Na4 Qd8 14. c4 {0-1 (36) Sunilduth Lyna,N
(2536)-Caruana,F (2813) Douglas 2016}) 4… Nc6 5. e3 d6 6. Bc4 $146 {A80:
Dutch Defence: Unusual White second moves} ({Predecessor:} 6. Nge2 Nf6 7. Qd2
a6 8. O-O-O b5 9. e4 h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Nd5 {0-1 (58) Drakaki,A (1910)
-Cherednichenko,S (2290) Anogia 2013}) 6… h6 7. Bh4 Nf6 8. Nge2 {White has
an edge.} e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Bb3 c6 11. O-O Qe7 12. Qd2 Be6 13. e4 $1 Nc4 ({
Black should try} 13… fxe4 $14 14. Bxf6 (14. fxe4 Bxb3 15. axb3 O-O $11)
14… Bxf6) 14. Qc1 (14. Bxc4 $16 Bxc4 15. exf5) 14… fxe4 $14 15. Nf4 g5 16.
Ng6 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} Qd7 17. Nxh8 gxh4 18. Ng6 (18. fxe4 Bxh8 19.
Qxh6 Qg7 $15) 18… h3 $1 19. Nf4 $1 (19. fxe4 hxg2 20. Rf3 (20. Kxg2 Bh3+ 21.
Kh1 Bxf1 $11) 20… O-O-O $11) (19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. Bxc4 Bd4+ 21. Kh1 Bxc4 $17)
19… hxg2 {[#]} 20. Re1 (20. Nxg2 $6 O-O-O $14) ({White should play} 20. Rf2
$1 $16) 20… Bf7 $11 {The position is equal.} 21. Nxe4 ({But not} 21. Kxg2
O-O-O $15) 21… O-O-O {Threatens to win with …Nxe4.} 22. Bxc4 ({Don’t go for
} 22. Kxg2 $2 Nxe4 23. Bxc4 Rg8 $19) 22… Bxc4 23. Qe3 ({Much worse is} 23.
Nxg2 Nxe4 24. Rxe4 Bd5 $17) 23… Nxe4 $1 24. Qxe4 Bf7 25. Rad1 {Accuracy:
White = 67%, Black = 53%.} *

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Chigaev, Maksim”]
[Black “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B12”]
[WhiteElo “2606”]
[BlackElo “2524”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “49”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,49,11,17,16,19,8,13,14,20,7,25,24,44,41,93,81,89,64,86,39,39,39,41,
24,85,18,202,206,208,199,187,195,166,182]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h5
5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 e6 7. Bg5 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} Be7 8. Nf3
Nh6 9. Nbd2 (9. Nc3 Nd7 10. Ne2 c5 11. Nf4 cxd4 12. Nxh5 Qa5+ 13. Bd2 Qb6 14.
Nxg7+ Kf8 {0-1 (41) Saric,I (2664)-Le,Q (2737) chess.com INT 2018}) 9… Nf5 {
LiveBook: 14 Games} 10. c3 Nd7 11. g3 c5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Qb6 12.
Bxe7 Nxe7 13. O-O c5 14. a4 cxd4 15. cxd4 {1-0 (45) Borik,J (2233)-Gorusa,M
(2093) Nove Zamky 1999}) 12. Kf1 Rc8 13. Kg2 a6 14. Nf1 Qb6 15. Ne3 g6 ({
Black should try} 15… Nxe3+ $14 16. Qxe3 Bd8) 16. Nxf5 $16 gxf5 17. Qd2 Qd8
18. c4 {Black must now prevent cxd5.} Bxg5 19. hxg5 {[#] Hoping for cxd5.} Nb6
20. cxd5 Qxd5 (20… Nxd5 $11 {keeps the balance.} 21. Rh4 Ne7) 21. g6 (21. Rh4
$16) 21… cxd4 $2 {[#]} (21… fxg6 $11 {and Black is okay.} 22. Qg5 c4) 22.
Qg5 $1 $18 {White is clearly better.} ({And not} 22. Qxd4 Qxd4 23. gxf7+ (23.
Nxd4 fxg6 24. Nxe6 Kf7 $11) 23… Kxf7 $11) 22… Nd7 23. Rxh5 Rxh5 24. gxf7+ (
{Much less strong is} 24. Qxh5 $6 fxg6 25. Qxg6+ Kd8 $16) 24… Kxf7 25. Qxh5+
{Accuracy: White = 57%, Black = 37%.} *

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Pridorozhni, Aleksei”]
[Black “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2567”]
[BlackElo “2618”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “40”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 6. Nb3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 7. g4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:01]
} 8. g5 {[%emt 0:00:42]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} 10. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 11. Qd4 {[%emt 0:
01:02]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Qxb4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 13.
Be2 {[%emt 0:01:42]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 14. Qa4+ {[%emt 0:01:13]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:10]} 16. Be3 {[%emt 0:
00:37]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 18.
Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 19. O-O-O {[%emt 0:03:58]} Nb6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 20. Bxb6 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} *

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Predke, Alexandr”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “A40”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2622”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “33”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,33,63,69,139,103,129,116,168,170,162,174,173,174,175,165,175,169,184,
179,150,79]} 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 b6 3. e4 Bb7 4. Bd3 c5 5. c3 cxd4 6. cxd4 Nf6 7.
Qe2 Nc6 8. a3 {LiveBook: 15 Games} h6 $146 {B00: Queen’s Fianchetto Defence,
Nimzowitsch Defence} (8… Be7 $14) ({Predecessor:} 8… Be7 9. Nc3 Na5 10. Bf4
d5 11. e5 Ne4 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Bxe4 Bxe4 14. Qxe4 Rc8 15. O-O Nc4 16. Rab1 {
1-0 (52) Martynov,P (2402)-Graf,F (2488) Deizisau 2014}) 9. Nc3 g5 10. Be3 Bg7
(10… d5 $16) 11. e5 $18 {Threatens to win with Nb5.White is clearly better.}
Nd5 12. Nxd5 exd5 13. h4 g4 14. Nd2 h5 15. Bg5 Qb8 16. Qe3 d6 {[%cal Rd6e5] [#]
} 17. exd6+ ({White should play} 17. Bf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6g7]} Bh6 18. f4) *

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.5”]
[White “Tsydypov, Zhamsaran”]
[Black “Paravyan, David”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A37”]
[WhiteElo “2529”]
[BlackElo “2634”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “103”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,103,-16,-18,-29,-27,-56,-28,-68,-4,-6,-8,-55,-51,-172,-168,-160,-148,
-174,-145,-199,-202,-243,-22,0,0,-342,-343,-327,-357,-406,-383,-391,-397,-384,
-387,-504,-504,-499,-467,-577,-567,-864,-825,-904,-552,-835,-824,-785,-573,
-1008,-853,-862,-855,-838,-837,-1864,-1854,-1743,-1007,-906,-620,-699,-698,
-875,-863,-906,-885,-2006,-1641,-1240,-989,-1433,-950,-29965,-29967,-29983,
-1673,-5277,-1288,-609,-504,-29994,-29995,-29997]} 1. c4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. Nc3
c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 e6 6. O-O Nge7 7. d3 O-O 8. Bd2 d5 9. a3 b6 10. Rb1 Bb7 11.
cxd5 Nxd5 {LiveBook: 27 Games} 12. Ne4 $146 {A37: Symmetrical English vs …g6:
4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3} ({Predecessor:} 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. b4 cxb4 14. axb4 Nd4 15. Ne1
Qd7 16. Bxb7 Qxb7 17. Nc2 b5 18. Nxd4 Bxd4 19. Qb3 Rfc8 20. Rfc1 Rxc1+ 21. Rxc1
{1/2-1/2 (49) Petr,M (2530)-Luch,M (2437) Czechia 2014}) 12… a5 13. h4 Rc8
14. h5 {Black has an edge.} Nd4 ({Black should try} 14… gxh5 $15 15. Qb3 Nd4
16. Nxd4 cxd4) 15. hxg6 $11 hxg6 16. Nh4 Qd7 17. g4 ({Better is} 17. Re1 $15)
17… e5 $1 $19 18. e3 Ne6 19. Qe2 Rcd8 20. Rfd1 (20. g5 $17) 20… Ba6 21. Bc3
{[#] Now g5 and White clings on.} Nxc3 $2 (21… Qe7 $1 $19 {[%cal Re7h4]} 22.
g5 Nxg5) 22. bxc3 $11 Bxd3 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack} 23. Qe1 $2 {[%mdl
8192]} (23. Qxd3 $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]} Qxd3 24. Rxd3 Rxd3 25. Bf1) 23… Qe7 $19
24. Rxd3 Rxd3 25. Nf3 f5 26. gxf5 gxf5 27. Ng3 e4 28. Nh2 Bxc3 29. Qe2 Qd6 30.
Kh1 Ng7 31. Nxe4 fxe4 32. Bxe4 c4 {[%cal Bc5c4,Bc4d3,Bd3d2][%mdl 32]} 33. Ng4
Qe6 34. f3 Rfd8 35. Qf1 Qd6 36. Bxd3 cxd3 37. Rd1 Kf7 38. Kg2 Nf5 39. Qf2 d2
40. e4 Nd4 41. Qh4 {and the idea Qh7+ leaves White hopeful.} Rg8 42. Qh5+ Kf8 {
…Qf4 is the strong threat.} 43. Kf2 Qf4 44. Ne5 Qg3+ 45. Ke3 Nc2+ 46. Kd3
Qxe5 47. Qh6+ Ke7 48. Kxc2 Bd4 (48… Qc5 $142 49. Kd3 Rd8+ 50. Ke2 Qc4+ 51.
Kf2 Bd4+ 52. Kg3 Rg8+ 53. Kh3 Qf7 54. Qh4+ Bf6 55. Qg3 Qh5+ 56. Kg2 Rxg3+ 57.
Kxg3 Qg5+ 58. Kh2 Be5+ 59. f4 Bxf4+ 60. Kh1 Qg3 61. Rxd2 Bxd2 62. e5 Bf4 63. a4
Qh2#) 49. Qh7+ Kf8 50. Qh6+ Ke8 {( -> …Qc5+)} 51. Qh4 (51. Qc6+ $19 Ke7 52.
Rxd2 Qc5+ 53. Qxc5+ bxc5 54. Kb3) 51… Qc5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 52. Kd3
{Accuracy: White = 23%, Black = 46%.} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.5”]
[White “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Black “Chigaev, Maksim”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A41”]
[WhiteElo “2524”]
[BlackElo “2606”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “120”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,120,55,41,84,75,67,19,24,36,4,15,14,14,16,9,21,-9,47,41,28,18,32,35,
36,18,19,16,18,21,16,0,0,0,40,40,34,14,31,0,30,-26,0,0,99,-36,0,0,186,184,193,
174,271,100,89,0,0,0,0,0,416,467,468,487,641,627,369,292,271,272,895,934,765,
552,1150,1066,1399,1296,29950,29942,29974,29977,29965,5166,3056,3031,29968,
29970,7151,6019,29985,29981,29981,29982,29982,29982,29984,29985,29991,29992,
29992,29993,29994]} 1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e4 O-O 6. h3 e5
7. d5 Nh5 8. g3 {E90: King’s Indian: Classical: Early deviations and 6 h3} Na6
9. Nh2 (9. Be2 Nc5 10. b4 Nd7 11. Rb1 a5 12. a3 axb4 13. axb4 Qe7 14. Bg5 f6
15. Be3 f5 16. exf5 {1/2-1/2 (68) Akobian,V (2647)-Guseinov,G (2646) Riadh 2017
}) 9… Qe8 10. Be2 Nf6 11. Ng4 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Nc5 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. b4
Nd7 14. Be3 a5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14… b6 15. a3 Bg7 16. g4 h6 {1-0 (51)
Hahn,M (2263)-Eggenstein,F (1987) Vellmar 2018}) 15. a3 Bg7 16. g4 f5 17. f3
Qe7 18. Kd2 Kh8 ({Black should play} 18… fxe4 $11 19. fxe4 Bf6) 19. Kc2 Bf6
20. Qd2 f4 21. Bf2 Bh4 22. Qe1 Bxf2 23. Qxf2 Nf6 24. c5 Bd7 25. Rhb1 Rfc8 26.
cxd6 Qxd6 27. Qc5 Ne8 28. Kb2 Kg7 29. Rd1 Qf6 30. Bb5 (30. bxa5 $142 Nd6 31.
Rac1) 30… Bxb5 31. Nxb5 c6 (31… b6 $11 32. Qc6 Qh4) 32. Nc3 (32. dxc6 $1
$16 Rxc6 33. Rd7+ Kh8 34. Qd5) 32… b6 33. Qxb6 axb4 $2 (33… Nd6 $11 34. Kb1
Nf7) 34. axb4 $18 Rab8 35. Ra7+ Kh6 (35… Kh8 $142 36. Rb7 Rxb7 37. Qxb7 Nd6)
36. Rb7 $2 (36. Qa5 $18 {is more deadly.} Nd6 37. Ka1) 36… Nd6 $16 {[#]} 37.
Rxb8 ({Not} 37. g5+ $2 Qxg5 38. Rxb8 Nc4+ 39. Kb3 Nxb6 $19) (37. h4 $1 $16 Qxh4
38. g5+ {[%mdl 64] Decoy} Kxg5 39. Qg1+ (39. Rg1+ $2 Kh6 $19) 39… Kh6 40.
Rxb8 Rxb8 41. dxc6 Nc4+ 42. Kc1) 37… Nc4+ $11 38. Kc2 Nxb6 39. Rxb6 {Hoping
for b5.} Qh4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (39… Qe7 $1 $11 {and Black has nothing to
worry.}) 40. Rxc6 $18 Rd8 41. d6 Qf2+ 42. Rd2 Qxf3 43. d7 Qxh3 44. Rc8 Rxd7 $2
(44… Qh4 45. b5 f3) 45. Rxd7 Qxg4 46. Rcc7 Qg2+ 47. Rd2 Qg3 48. b5 f3 49. Rf7
Qg1 50. Rxf3 Qc5 51. Rfd3 (51. Rh3+ $142 Kg7 52. Rd7+ Kf6 53. Rhxh7 Kg5 54. Rd2
Qg1 {[#]} 55. b6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kg4 56. b7) 51… Kg5 52. Rd5 Qb4 53. Rxe5+
Kg4 54. Red5 h5 55. R5d4 {White mates.} Qc5 56. e5+ {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6,Be6e7]
[%mdl 32]} Kf5 57. Rd5 Qc4 58. Re2 Kg4 59. e6 Kf3 60. e7 Qc8 {Accuracy: White
= 50%, Black = 36%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.07”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Black “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2638”]
[BlackElo “2618”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “164”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,164,7,4,-17,-24,0,6,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,-6,0,-6,-11,-25,0,0,62,
54,54,60,55,61,62,43,49,34,45,0,17,21,53,0,0,0,18,0,120,131,129,117,134,134,
127,127,127,125,124,120,135,127,114,93,145,154,217,217,217,217,217,177,226,224,
218,218,3856,12827,12845,12829,12842,11440,12608,12579,6715,4341,994,177,29969,
29970,29970,29971,29969,29949,12833,12842,29959,29963,29967,29968,29968,29969,
29969,29970,29970,29969,29969,29970,29969,29968,29965,20,29967,29968,29968,
29969,29969,29968,29966,36,29967,29964,29966,20,374,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,
28,28,28,28,28,28,28,28,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,4583,
0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. h4 {B90: Sicilian
Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Be7
8. Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Be6 10. Bb3 b5 11. Re1 Qc8 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Re2 Qb7 14. Rd2
Rfe8 15. Bxf6 Nxf6 16. Qe2 Rac8 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 {1/2-1/2 (28) Nisipeanu,
L (2674)-Wojtaszek,R (2749) Germany 2018}) 6… e5 7. Nb3 Be7 {LiveBook: 20
Games} 8. Be2 Be6 9. f4 exf4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9… b5 10. g4 b4 11. Nd5
Nxe4 12. Nxe7 Qxe7 13. f5 Bxb3 14. axb3 {1-0 (28) Boruchovsky,A (2556)-Bogner,
S (2600) Riga 2017}) 10. Bxf4 Nc6 11. Qd3 Nb4 12. Qd2 d5 13. a3 d4 14. axb4
dxc3 15. bxc3 Nxe4 16. Qe3 $1 {[%cal Re3e4]} Nf6 17. Rd1 $132 {[%mdl 2048]
White puts up resistance} Qc8 $1 18. O-O {next Bf3 is good for White.} O-O 19.
Bf3 a5 ({Better is} 19… Re8 $11) 20. Nxa5 $14 Rxa5 21. bxa5 {Strongly
threatening Bd6.} Bc5 22. Rd4 $1 Nd5 23. Qd2 Nxf4 24. Qxf4 {Rb1 is the strong
threat.} b6 25. Kh2 bxa5 26. Rdd1 Ba7 27. Qd2 (27. g3 $1 $14) 27… Bb8+ $11
28. g3 $1 Qc7 29. Qe1 Qc5 (29… Bc4 $11 30. Rg1 a4) 30. Bd5 $1 $16 {[%cal
Rd5e6]} Bxd5 31. Rf5 Qc4 32. Rd4 ({Don’t play} 32. Rfxd5 Qxh4+ 33. Kg2 Qg4 $14)
32… Bxg3+ 33. Kxg3 Qc7+ 34. Qe5 Qxc3+ 35. Rd3 Qxe5+ 36. Rxe5 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRR-KRB} Be6 37. Rxa5 Rc8 ({Black should try} 37… h6) 38. Rda3 Kf8 (
38… g5 $16 {might work better.}) 39. Ra8 $18 {aiming for Rxc8+.} Rxa8 40.
Rxa8+ {KR-KB} Ke7 41. Kf4 $1 h6 42. h5 Kf6 43. Ra6 g6 $2 (43… Ke7 44. Ke5 Kd7
) 44. hxg6 fxg6 45. c4 {[%cal Bc2c4,Bc4c5,Bc5c6,Bc6c7][%mdl 32]} g5+ 46. Ke4 h5
47. c5 h4 48. c6 {White wants to mate with c7.} Bf5+ 49. Kd5 $2 (49. Ke3 h3 50.
Ra2) 49… h3 $2 (49… g4 $18) 50. c7+ Ke7 51. Ra8 g4 52. Ke5 h2 {[#]} 53. Rh8
$1 ({Weaker is} 53. Kxf5 h1=Q $11) 53… Bc8 54. Rh7+ Ke8 55. Kf4 h1=Q 56. Rxh1
Kd7 57. Rc1 Kd6 58. Ke4 Bb7+ 59. Ke3 Bc8 60. Kd4 Kd7 61. Rc3 $2 (61. Ke4 Ba6
62. Kf4 Bc8 63. Kxg4 Ke7+ 64. Kg3 Kd6 65. Kf4 Kd7 66. Ke5) 61… Kd6 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (61… Bb7 $11) 62. Rc2 Kd7 63. Ke3 Kd6 64. Ke4 Bb7+ 65. Kd4 $2 (
65. Kf5 Bc8+ 66. Kf4 Kd5 67. Kg3 Kd6 68. Rc3 Kd5 69. Rc2 Ke6 70. Kf4) 65… Bc8
$2 {[%mdl 8192]} (65… Kd7 $14) 66. Rc3 Kd7 67. Rc5 $2 (67. Ke3 {mates} g3 68.
Kf3 g2 {[%mdl 64] Decoy} 69. Kxg2 Bb7+ 70. Kg3 Kc8 71. Kf4 Kd7 72. Ke5) 67…
Kd6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (67… g3 $11) 68. Kc4 $2 (68. Rc4 $1 $18) 68… g3
$11 69. Kb5 g2 70. Rc1 {Black must now prevent Kb6.} g1=Q 71. Rxg1 Kxc7 72. Kc5
Kd7 73. Rg8 {Threatening mate with Kb6.} Ba6 74. Rg7+ Ke8 75. Kd5 Kf8 76. Rc7
Kg8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (76… Bf1 $11) 77. Ke6 Bd3 78. Kf6 Bb1 79. Rc3 Kh8 80.
Rg3 Bh7 81. Rh3 Kg8 82. Rxh7 $2 ({White should play} 82. Re3 $18 {[%cal Re3e8]}
Bc2 83. Rc3) 82… Kxh7 {Accuracy: White = 54%, Black = 52%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.07”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Black “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D85”]
[WhiteElo “2589”]
[BlackElo “2524”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} 3. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 6. e4 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 7. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 8. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 9. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Qc7 {
[%emt 0:05:47]} 10. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:19]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:21]} 11. Be2 {[%emt 0:
06:36]} b6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 12. O-O {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:02:58]} 13.
Bxa6 {[%emt 0:02:46]} Nxa6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 14. d5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} e6 {
[%emt 0:02:06]} 15. dxe6 {[%emt 0:02:13]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 16. Qg4 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:03:18]} 17. Nf3 {[%emt 0:03:04]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:02:
06]} 18. Qh4 {[%emt 0:05:44]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:04:23]} 19. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:55]}
Nb5 {[%emt 0:03:13]} 20. Be5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:04:53]} 21. Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:02:52]} 22. Qg3 {[%emt 0:05:07]} Nd6 {[%emt 0:08:
18]} 23. Ng4 {[%emt 0:04:06]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:08:07]} 24. e5 {[%emt 0:02:16]} h5 {
[%emt 0:02:21]} 25. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 26. Rcd1 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:04:30]} 27. Rxd8 {[%emt 0:04:27]} Qxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 28. Qh3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qg5 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 29. Nc4 {[%emt 0:08:11]}
Ng7 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 30. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 31. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:03:31]} 32. Nd6 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:01:
54]} 33. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 34. g3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Qg4
{[%emt 0:03:12]} 35. Qxg4 {[%emt 0:03:20]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 36. Kf1 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} g5 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 37. Re1 {[%emt 0:03:31]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:01:
50]} 38. Re4 {[%emt 0:06:05]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 39. Rxg4 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 40. exd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 41. Ra4 {
[%emt 0:01:45]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 42. h4 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 43. Ke2 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:03:13]} 44. g4+ {[%emt 0:01:27]} Kf6
{[%emt 0:00:24]} 45. h5 {[%emt 0:04:10]} Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} 46. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:04:42]} Rd5+ {[%emt 0:00:10]} 47. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Re5+ {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 48. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Rd5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 49. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Ke5 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.07”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Black “Paravyan, David”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2533”]
[BlackElo “2634”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “51”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:04:30]} c5 {[%emt 0:04:28]} 2. e3 {[%emt 0:00:51]} g6 {[%emt 0:
06:53]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 4. d5 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Nf6
{[%emt 0:00:22]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:30]} O-O {[%emt 0:06:16]} 6. Bc4 {[%emt 0:
01:13]} d6 {[%emt 0:03:54]} 7. h3 {[%emt 0:04:10]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:13:51]} 8. O-O
{[%emt 0:01:25]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 9. Be2 {[%emt 0:02:43]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:
55]} 10. e4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 11. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 12. a4 {[%emt 0:11:46]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 13. Nxe4 {
[%emt 0:21:34]} Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 14. a5 {[%emt 0:12:04]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:03:
47]} 15. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:02:07]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 16. a6 {[%emt 0:02:59]} b5
{[%emt 0:10:19]} 17. c3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} b4 {[%emt 0:11:07]} 18. Ra2 {[%emt 0:
04:50]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:04:41]} 19. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 20.
Bd2 {[%emt 0:02:47]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 21. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Re8 {
[%emt 0:08:07]} 22. Qc2 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 23. Bd3 {[%emt 0:
00:54]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 24. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 25.
Bd3 {[%emt 0:09:49]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 26. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.07”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Afanasiev, Nikita”]
[Black “Kokarev, Dmitry”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E94”]
[WhiteElo “2494”]
[BlackElo “2598”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “79”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} d6
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. Be2 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:13]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 8. Re1
{[%emt 0:00:16]} exd4 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 9. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Re8 {[%emt 0:
00:07]} 10. f3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 11. cxd5 {[%emt 0:03:38]}
cxd5 {[%emt 0:06:26]} 12. Bb5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 13. Be3 {
[%emt 0:27:53]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 14. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:01:56]} Bxc6 {[%emt 0:
02:44]} 15. exd5 {[%emt 0:06:09]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:06:39]} 16. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 17. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 18.
Qxd5 {[%emt 0:02:59]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 19. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bxb2 {
[%emt 0:16:09]} 20. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Re6 {[%emt 0:05:49]} 21. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:04:05]} h5 {[%emt 0:08:36]} 22. Re2 {[%emt 0:10:31]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:02:
50]} 23. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:04:47]} 24. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:09:34]}
Rxf6 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 25. Ra5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 26. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 27. h4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:
57]} 28. Ra3 {[%emt 0:12:19]} Rff4 {[%emt 0:01:52]} 29. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Rfxe4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 30. fxe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxe4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 31. Rxa6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} Rg4+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 32. Kh3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:
00:48]} 33. Ra3 {[%emt 0:02:52]} f6 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 34. Rb3 {[%emt 0:03:15]}
g5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 35. hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 36. Rb5 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 37. Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:27]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:
09]} 38. Rb5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 39. Rb6+ {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 40. Rb5+ {[%emt 0:00:05] Ke5} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Paravyan, David”]
[Black “Bocharov, Dmitry”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C55”]
[WhiteElo “2634”]
[BlackElo “2533”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:55]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:07:49]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 4. d3 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 6. Nbd2 {
[%emt 0:00:33]} g6 {[%emt 0:04:20]} 7. Nf1 {[%emt 0:03:19]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:58]
} 8. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:27]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:19]} Na5 {
[%emt 0:03:52]} 10. Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 11. Ba4 {[%emt 0:
00:04]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 12. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 13. d4
{[%emt 0:01:40]} exd4 {[%emt 0:16:51]} 14. cxd4 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:
10:04]} 15. d5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:09:26]} 16. h3 {[%emt 0:18:03]}
Nxg3 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 17. fxg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 18. gxf3
{[%emt 0:00:19]} b4 {[%emt 0:16:28]} 19. Rb1 {[%emt 0:08:44]} c4 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 20. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:07:21]} 21. h4 {[%emt 0:08:51]} Qd7
{[%emt 0:06:32]} 22. Bf2 {[%emt 0:05:59]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:06:23]} 23. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:17:31]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 24. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 25. Re3 {[%emt 0:03:06]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 26. b3 {[%emt 0:03:42]} Re7
{[%emt 0:01:36]} 27. h5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} g5 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 28. e5 {[%emt 0:
04:27]} cxb3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 29. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:45]}
30. Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 31. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} e4 {
[%emt 0:01:22]} 32. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:51]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 33. Bb1 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 34. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:
57]} 35. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:36]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 36. Qd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Qxd3 {[%emt 0:01:38]} 37. Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 38. d6 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 39. d7 {[%emt 0:01:40]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 40. Bc4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 41. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} a5
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 42. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:01:40]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 43. Bd4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Black “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D84”]
[WhiteElo “2618”]
[BlackElo “2638”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:13]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:01:09]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:29]} 6. cxd5 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 7. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 8.
Bxc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 9. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Qxg2 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} 10. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qxf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Nxf3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} f6 {[%emt 0:01:
36]} 13. b3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:05:33]} 14. Rg1 {[%emt 0:01:54]} Bb7
{[%emt 0:04:28]} 15. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 16. Nd2 {
[%emt 0:24:07]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 17. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:12:
44]} 18. f3 {[%emt 0:03:13]} a5 {[%emt 0:12:29]} 19. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Kf7 {
[%emt 0:03:58]} 20. Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 21. Rxc5 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 22. Rd1 {[%emt 0:03:54]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:11:
22]} 23. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:05:25]} Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 24. Rxc5 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
exd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 25. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} a4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 26. bxa4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 27. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 28. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd5
{[%emt 0:00:40]} 30. Be1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 31. Bg3 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 32. Bb8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:12:
00]} 33. Rc7 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Rxf3+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} 34. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 35. Rxh7 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 36. Rxa7 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxa2+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 37. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:
02:18]} 38. Ra5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Ra3+ {[%emt 0:01:39]} 39. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:12]}
Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 40. d5+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 41. Rxa4 {
[%emt 0:00:25] Ke5} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Kokarev, Dmitry”]
[Black “Afanasiev, Nikita”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B19”]
[WhiteElo “2598”]
[BlackElo “2494”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “71”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 5. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. h4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]
} 8. h5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bh7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bxd3 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 10. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. Bf4 {[%emt 0:
01:17]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} 12. c3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 13.
O-O-O {[%emt 0:02:36]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 14. Kb1 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:01:24]} 15. Ne4 {[%emt 0:07:06]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:13:09]} 16. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
15:57]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:27:09]} 17. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:06:01]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:04:53]}
18. Qg3 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Qd5 {[%emt 0:19:14]} 19. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:07:12]} b5 {
[%emt 0:05:39]} 20. Bc1 {[%emt 0:01:35]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:03:16]} 21. f4 {[%emt 0:
01:46]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:18]} 22. f5 {[%emt 0:08:07]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 23.
Bxh6 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 24. Bc1 {[%emt 0:02:48]} Nc4 {
[%emt 0:05:21]} 25. Bf4 {[%emt 0:05:27]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 26. dxe5 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} Qxd1+ {[%emt 0:07:49]} 27. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxd1+ {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 28. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. b3 {[%emt 0:
04:46]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 30. h6 {[%emt 0:01:59]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 31. e6
{[%emt 0:00:31]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 32. Bc7 {[%emt 0:03:50]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:
46]} 33. Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:04:34]} 34. Bxb6 {[%emt 0:02:16]}
axb6 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 35. e7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 36. Qd8 {
[%emt 0:00:11]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Black “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D30”]
[WhiteElo “2524”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “51”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 4. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nf6
{[%emt 0:00:57]} 5. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Be7 {[%emt 0:03:41]} 6. e3 {[%emt 0:
02:32]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:31]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} c5 {[%emt 0:11:06]} 8.
cxd5 {[%emt 0:03:20]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 9. dxc5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Qa5 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} 10. Ke2 {[%emt 0:03:23]} Na6 {[%emt 0:03:06]} 11. Nb3 {[%emt 0:
02:26]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 12. Bd2 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:06:33]} 13.
Rhc1 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Naxc5 {[%emt 0:21:16]} 14. Nxc5 {[%emt 0:07:16]} Qxc2 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} 15. Bxc2 {[%emt 0:01:25]} Nxc5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 16. Nd4 {
[%emt 0:01:34]} b6 {[%emt 0:05:04]} 17. b4 {[%emt 0:02:07]} Ba6+ {[%emt 0:08:
13]} 18. Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 19. Bb3 {[%emt 0:01:17]}
Nxd4 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 20. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 21. a4 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:07:31]} 22. b5 {[%emt 0:02:07]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:03:
14]} 23. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 24. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Bf6
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 25. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 26. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.3”]
[White “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Black “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2638”]
[BlackElo “2618”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “121”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 6. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 7. g4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
8. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. f4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e5 {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 10. Nde2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be7 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 11. O-O {
[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} 12. Ng3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:
37]} 13. Bxf4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 14. Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:58]}
Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 15. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Be5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 16. Rad1 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Bxf4 {[%emt 0:04:20]} 17. Qxf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Qb6+ {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 18. Qf2 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Qxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 19. Rxf2 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 20. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21.
Rxd6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 22. g5 {[%emt 0:01:42]} Rc5 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} 23. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 24. c3 {[%emt 0:
01:13]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 25. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 26.
Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 27. Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Nd3 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 28. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 29. exf5 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} Nf4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 30. Bc6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 31. Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. h4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rxf5
{[%emt 0:00:19]} 33. Rad6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Re5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 34. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 35. gxh6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} gxh6 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} 36. R6d4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. a4 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 38. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rxd4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 39. Rxd4
{[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 40. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 41. b4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 42. Bd1 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rb8
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 44. b5 {[%emt 0:
00:23]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 45. c4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 46.
Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 47. h5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 48. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 49. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 50. c5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 51. Bc4+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 52. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rd2+ {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 53. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rh2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 54. Rg7+ {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 55. c6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 56. Rb7 {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 57. Kxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 58. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} f3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 59. Rb8+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7
{[%emt 0:00:01]} 60. c7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} f2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 61. Ke2 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.3”]
[White “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Black “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D30”]
[WhiteElo “2524”]
[BlackElo “2589”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “58”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:
52]} 8. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 9. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Be7
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 10. Nbxd4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:32]} 11. Nxc6 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. e4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:
12]} 13. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 14. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Qb6
{[%emt 0:01:33]} 15. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} h6 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 16. Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:01:22]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 17. e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 18. Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 19. Rad1 {[%emt 0:00:55]}
Bc7 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 20. b4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 21. R7d4 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 22. a3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:
11]} 23. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 24. g4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bb5
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 25. Qe4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 26. bxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 27. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Ba5 {[%emt 0:01:
04]} 28. Qe3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 29. Re4 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.4”]
[White “Sarana, Alexey”]
[Black “Alekseenko, Kirill”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D76”]
[WhiteElo “2618”]
[BlackElo “2638”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “223”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,223,48,62,39,39,15,11,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,-45,-11,-25,-24,-11,-20,
-45,0,-8,0,-7,0,-2,37,-9,0,-21,0,-6,0,-8,0,0,13,4,14,6,3,20,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,
-1,18,18,16,16,17,17,12,11,8,13,40,0,0,0,0,0,40,39,99,100,196,196,183,160,178,
172,191,47,52,12,167,167,165,0,67,59,106,104,104,107,244,244,242,244,237,70,70,
70,70,70,70,70,70,70,222,222,222,222,208,100,193,70,70,69,69,69,70,70,70,70,70,
45,70,60,70,70,70,62,70,60,60,45,60,45,45,45,46,45,45,8,69,69,69,69,69,69,70,
69,70,70,70,70,70,0,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,
70,70,70,70,70,70,0,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,70,69,70,69,69,69,69,69,69,-22]} 1.
d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. O-O Nb6 8. Nc3
Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6a5,Ba5c4][%mdl 32]} 9. d5 Na5 10. Qc2 Bf5 {D76: Fianchetto
Grünfeld: Main Line with 7…Nb6} (10… c6 11. dxc6 Nxc6 12. Rd1 Bd7 13. Bf4
Qc8 14. Rac1 Bf5 15. e4 Bg4 16. Qb3 Qe6 17. Qxe6 fxe6 18. e5 Nd5 19. Nxd5 exd5
20. Ng5 e6 21. f3 {0-1 (44) Van Wely,L (2667)-Carlsen,M (2862) Wijk aan Zee
2015}) 11. e4 Bd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Rd1 c6 13. b4 $146 ({Predecessor:}
13. Bg5 h6 14. Be3 Rc8 15. Qe2 Nac4 16. Bd4 cxd5 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7
19. Rxd5 {1/2-1/2 (46) Doroshkievich,V (2405)-Beshukov,S (2500) Novorossijsk
1995}) 13… Nac4 {aiming for …cxd5.} 14. dxc6 bxc6 15. Rb1 Qc8 16. Nd2 Bg4
17. Re1 Rd8 18. Nxc4 Nxc4 19. f3 Bh3 20. Na4 Bd4+ 21. Kh1 Bxg2+ 22. Kxg2 Qe6
23. Rb3 Rd7 24. Re2 Rad8 25. Rd3 h5 26. Bg5 Ne5 27. Ra3 f6 28. Bf4 Nc4 29. Rd3
Kf7 30. h4 Kg7 31. Qb3 {And now Rc2 would win.} Qf7 32. Rc2 Ne5 33. Qxf7+ Kxf7
34. Rd1 Rd6 35. Rdc1 R6d7 36. Rd1 Rd6 37. a3 R8d7 38. Kf1 (38. Rf1 {with more
complications.} Rb7 39. Nc5 Bxc5 40. Rxc5 Rb5 41. Rfc1) 38… g5 (38… a5 {
feels hotter.} 39. Bxe5 Bxe5 40. Rxd6 Bxd6 41. Nc5 Ra7) 39. hxg5 fxg5 40. Rxd4
gxf4 41. Rxd6 Rxd6 42. gxf4 Nxf3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 43. Nc5 Rd2
44. Rc3 (44. Rxd2 {keeps more tension.} Nxd2+ 45. Kg2 Kf6 46. a4 Kg6 47. Kh3)
44… Nh2+ 45. Ke1 Ra2 46. Rh3 Ng4 47. Rxh5 Ne3 (47… Rxa3 $14 48. Rh7+ Ke8)
48. Rh7+ $16 Kg6 (48… Kf6 $16) 49. Rxe7 $18 Ng2+ 50. Kd1 Nxf4 51. Rxa7 Kf6
52. Ra5 (52. Rc7 $18) 52… Ne2 $1 $14 53. Na4 {Threatening Rf5+.} Ke6 $2 (
53… Nd4 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 54. Rh5 $1 $18 Kd6 55. Ra5 (55. e5+ $18
Ke7 56. Rh7+ Ke8 57. Rh8+ Ke7 58. Rh7+ Ke8 59. Ra7) 55… Ke6 $14 56. Rg5 Kd6
57. e5+ Ke7 58. Rg7+ Ke6 (58… Kd8 $16 59. Ra7 Nd4) 59. Nc5+ $18 Kxe5 60. Re7+
Kd4 61. Re4+ $2 (61. Rxe2 $18 Ra1+ 62. Kd2 Ra2+ 63. Ke1 Ra1+ 64. Kf2 Rxa3 65.
Re4+ Kc3 66. Nd3) 61… Kc3 $14 62. Re3+ Kc4 63. Rxe2 {KRN-KR} Ra1+ 64. Kd2
Ra2+ $1 65. Ke1 Ra1+ $2 ({Black should play} 65… Rxa3 $14 66. Re4+ Kc3) 66.
Kf2 $18 Rxa3 67. Re4+ Kc3 {[#]} 68. Ke3 (68. Nd3 $1 $18 {and the rest is easy.}
) 68… Ra8 {[#]} (68… Ra1 $16 {is a better defense.}) 69. Nd7 (69. Nd3 $1
$18 {[%cal Rd3e5]} Rh8 70. Ne5) 69… Ra4 70. Rd4 Rxb4 71. Rd3+ Kc2 72. Rd6 Rh4
73. Ne5 Rh3+ 74. Nf3 Kb3 75. Ke2 Rg3 76. Nd2+ Kb4 77. Ne4 Rh3 78. Rd8 c5 79.
Nf2 Rh7 80. Kd2 Rh2 81. Ke3 Kc4 82. Ra8 Rh7 83. Ra4+ Kd5 (83… Kb3 $11 84. Ra8
c4) 84. Rg4 $14 Rh8 85. Nd3 Rh3+ 86. Kd2 {Hoping for Nf4+.} Kd6 87. Kc3 Rh1 88.
Kc4 Ke6 89. Re4+ Kd6 90. Rg4 Ke6 $1 91. Rg2 Kd6 92. Rg6+ Ke7 93. Ra6 Rh4+ 94.
Kxc5 Rh5+ 95. Kd4 Rh1 96. Ke5 Rh5+ 97. Ke4 Rh1 98. Nf4 Re1+ 99. Kf5 Kd7 100.
Nd3 Rh1 101. Nc5+ Kc7 102. Ne6+ Kd7 103. Nc5+ Kc7 $1 104. Ne4 {White is
slightly better.} Kb7 105. Rg6 Rh5+ 106. Ng5 Rh1 107. Ke5 Rg1 108. Kf6 Rf1+
109. Ke7 Rg1 110. Kd6 Kb6 111. Kd5+ Kb7 112. Ne4 {Accuracy: White = 55%, Black
= 48%.} (112. Ke4 $14) 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Men 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.4”]
[White “Timofeev, Artyom”]
[Black “Sorokin, Aleksey”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A15”]
[WhiteElo “2589”]
[BlackElo “2524”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “172”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,172,-6,-8,23,10,10,30,32,6,10,25,43,30,41,35,46,31,35,28,25,27,31,30,
60,35,46,41,77,0,0,0,0,-15,-9,11,14,19,19,35,32,39,102,90,124,131,183,168,172,
170,236,241,261,-153,-154,-148,-149,-150,-145,-132,-154,-225,-225,-415,-415,
-408,0,-408,-405,-405,-405,-391,0,-391,-391,-391,-391,-384,-377,-29988,-514,
-29988,-490,-1989,-438,-427,0,-485,-479,-466,-467,-467,-466,-466,-452,-448,
-262,-259,-264,-250,-259,-249,-211,-214,-198,-204,-198,-265,-262,-260,-265,
-343,-327,-448,-448,-448,-455,-448,-448,-461,-447,-447,-445,-589,-541,-29947,
-1683,-1662,-1517,-1053,-1053,-1007,-962,-814,-687,-4132,-781,-698,-671,-629,
-581,-561,-502,-29972,-29973,-29972,-29973,-29979,-29976,-29979,-29974,-29977,
-29978,-29982,-29983,-29983,-29981,-29980,-29981]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. b3 e5 3. Bb2
Nc6 4. d3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nf3 {A01: Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening} Bd6 7. Nbd2
(7. g3 O-O 8. Bg2 Nb6 9. O-O Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. Nbd2 Kh8 12. a3 f5 13. b4 Qe7
14. Nh4 Nd4 15. Bxd4 exd4 16. Re1 f4 17. g4 Bxg4 18. hxg4 Qxh4 19. Bf3 Nd7 {
1/2-1/2 (19) Romanov,E (2614)-Motylev,A (2661) Sochi 2018}) 7… O-O 8. e3 Qe7
9. a3 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Bg4 10. Be2 Rad8 11. O-O f5 12. Qc2 Kh8 13. Rfe1 $146
({Predecessor:} 13. b4 a6 14. Rac1 Rde8 {1/2-1/2 (57) Ruiz Quevedo,A (1903)
-Barria Zuniga,D (2423) San Sebastian 2008}) 13… f4 14. e4 Nf6 15. b4 a6 16.
Rad1 Nd7 17. Nb3 Rfe8 18. h3 Be6 19. Rd2 Nf8 20. Nc5 Bxc5 21. Qxc5 Bf7 22. Rc1
(22. Qxe7 $1 $16 Rxe7 23. Rc1) 22… Rd6 $11 23. Qc3 Bh5 24. d4 $1 {[%cal
Rd4d5]} Bxf3 25. Qxf3 Nxd4 26. Bxd4 exd4 27. e5 Qxe5 {aiming for …c6.} 28.
Qxb7 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} d3 (28… Ne6 $14) 29. Bxd3 $16 {Hoping for Re2.
} Red8 30. Re2 ({Much weaker is} 30. Qxc7 $6 Qf6 $14) 30… Qg5 (30… Qf6 $16)
31. Rc5 $18 Qf6 32. Bc2 $1 Qa1+ (32… f3 {was worth a try.} 33. Qxf3 (33. gxf3
Ne6 $11) 33… Qxf3 34. gxf3 g6) 33. Kh2 Qf1 34. Rce5 $2 {[#]} (34. Qf3 $18)
34… Rd1 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]} 35. Bxd1 Rxd1 {[%csl Gd1][%cal Rf1h1]} 36. Re1
Rxe1 $40 {[%mdl 128] White is in trouble.} 37. Rxe1 Qxe1 38. Qxc7 (38. f3 $17 {
was called for.}) 38… Qxf2 $19 39. Qf7 $2 (39. Qc8 Qg3+ 40. Kh1 Qe1+ 41. Kh2)
39… Qg3+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 40. Kh1 {[%cal Rf7f8]} Qe1+ 41. Kh2 {
[%cal Rf7f8]} Ng6 42. Qb7 {White threatens Qc8+ and mate.} Qg3+ 43. Kh1 Qe1+
44. Kh2 {Threatening mate with Qc8+.} h6 {Strongly threatening …Qg3+.} 45.
Qxa6 Qg3+ 46. Kh1 Kh7 47. Qa8 $2 (47. Qe2 $19) 47… Qe1+ 48. Kh2 Ne5 (48…
Nh4 $142 49. b5 f3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 50. Qxf3 Nxf3+ 51. gxf3 Qf2+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} 52. Kh1 Qxf3+ 53. Kh2 g5 54. b6 Qf2+ 55. Kh1 Qxb6 56. Kg2 Qe3
57. a4 Kg6 58. a5 Kh5 59. Kf1 Kh4 60. Kg2 Qe2+ 61. Kg1 Kxh3 62. Kh1 Qh2#) 49.
Qd5 (49. Qc8 $142 Qg3+ 50. Kh1) 49… Qg3+ (49… Kg6 $142 {…Qe2 is the
strong threat.} 50. Qb3 Kh5) 50. Kh1 Qe1+ 51. Kh2 {[#]} f3 $1 52. gxf3 Qf2+ {
[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 53. Kh1 Qf1+ 54. Kh2 Nxf3+ 55. Kg3 Qe1+ (55… Ng5
$142 56. h4 Qh3+ 57. Kf2 Qxh4+ 58. Ke3 h5 59. Qf5+ Kh6) 56. Kf4 Nh4 57. Qd3+
Ng6+ 58. Kf3 Qh1+ 59. Ke2 Qg2+ 60. Kd1 Kg8 61. b5 (61. h4 $142) 61… Ne5 62.
Qb3+ Kh8 63. b6 Qf1+ 64. Kc2 {[#]} Qe2+ $1 65. Kb1 {[#] intending b7.} Nc4 $1 {
[%cal Rc4d2]} 66. Qb4 Qf1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 67. Ka2 Qf2+ {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack} 68. Kb3 Nxb6 69. h4 Qf3+ 70. Ka2 Nd5 (70… Qe2+ $142 71. Qb2
Qc4+ 72. Kb1 Qd3+ 73. Ka1 Nc4 74. Qb4 Nxa3 75. Kb2 Nb5 76. Qf8+ Kh7 77. Qc5 Nd6
78. Qb4 Nc4+ 79. Kc1 Qe3+ 80. Kb1 Qe4+ 81. Kc1 Qh1+ 82. Kc2 Qxh4 83. Qc3 h5 84.
Qd3+ Kh6 85. Kb3 Qf4 86. Kc2 h4 87. Qh3 Qd2+ 88. Kb3 Qe3+ 89. Qxe3+ Nxe3 90.
Kc3 h3 91. Kb3 h2 92. Kc3 h1=Q 93. Kd4 Kg5 94. Kxe3 Qd5 95. Kf2 Kf4 96. Ke2 g5
97. Kf1 Qd2 98. Kg1 Kf3 99. Kh1 Qg2#) 71. Qb8+ Kh7 72. Qb1+ Kg8 73. Qb8+ Qf8
74. Qe5 Qf7 {( -> …Nb4+)} 75. Kb1 Qg6+ 76. Kc1 Qc6+ 77. Kd2 Nf6 78. Qb8+ Kf7
79. Qb3+ (79. Qb4 $19) 79… Qd5+ {Black mates.} 80. Qxd5+ Nxd5 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KN-KPP} 81. a4 Ke6 82. a5 Kd6 83. Kd3 g5 84. hxg5 hxg5 {[%cal Bh6g5,
Bg5g4][%mdl 32]} 85. Ke4 Nf6+ 86. Kf5 g4 {Accuracy: White = 47%, Black = 67%.}
0-1


Russian Cup Final w 2018

PGN
[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Shuvalova, Polina”]
[Black “Voit, Daria”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B51”]
[WhiteElo “2441”]
[BlackElo “2358”]
[Annotator “NA RC”]
[PlyCount “65”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]
1. e4 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bb5+
{[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00] B51: Sicilian: Moscow Variation (3 Bb5+) without 3.
..Bd7} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 6. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} (6…
e6 7. a4 b6 8. b3 Bb7 9. Bb2 Be7 10. Na3 O-O 11. e5 Ne8 12. Nc4 d5 {1/2-1/2
(31) Amin,B (2709)-Saric,I (2692) Zagreb 2018}) 7. c3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 8. Bc2 {[%emt 0:06:43]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:36]} 9. a4 {[%emt 0:03:
11]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:04:44]} 10. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 11.
Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxa8 $146 {[%emt 0:06:17]} ({Predecessor:} 11… Bxa8 12.
Na3 Qb8 {0-1 (77) Bressac,S (2343)-Matinian,N (2499) Lorca 2017}) 12. Na3 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Nfxe4 {[%emt 0:17:51]} 13. d3 {[%emt 0:11:11]} cxd3 {[%emt 0:
08:25]} 14. Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Nxd3 {[%emt 0:11:40]} 15. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:03:09]} 16. Qxd6 $1 {[%emt 0:03:24]} e6 {[%emt 0:02:37]} 17.
Qc7 {[%emt 0:07:58]} (17. Qg3 $16) 17… Qc8 {[%emt 0:21:26]} (17… Bxf3 $11
18. gxf3 Nd3) 18. Qxc8+ {[%emt 0:03:40]} Bxc8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 19. Nxb5 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 20. c4 {[%emt 0:07:15]} Nb3 {[%emt 0:07:
50]} 21. Bf4 {[%emt 0:05:21]} f6 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 22. Nc7+ {[%emt 0:06:44]} Kf7
{[%emt 0:00:18] [#]} 23. Rd1 $1 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 24. Rd8 {
[%emt 0:02:54]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 25. Be3 {[%emt 0:05:06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:
47]} (25… Rg8 $16) 26. Rd6 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:08:08]} 27. Rd7+ {
[%emt 0:00:36]} ({Resist} 27. gxf3 $6 Bf8 $18) 27… Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 28.
gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} ({Not} 28. Nxe6 Be2 $16) 28… e5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 29.
Nd5 {[%emt 0:07:15]} Ra8 $2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} (29… Bf8 {was called for.} 30.
Kf1 Bc5 31. Bxc5 Nxc5) 30. c5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 31. c6 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Na5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 32. c7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 33. Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Kovanova, Baira”]
[Black “Guseva, Marina”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E32”]
[WhiteElo “2352”]
[BlackElo “2408”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,85,16,2,17,37,20,43,56,62,56,59,64,54,60,52,50,60,59,85,44,48,46,40,
20,41,39,84,40,65,38,33,45,45,18,56,44,53,50,387,398,357,235,430,416,499,507,
501,452,477,445,517,505,953,638,625,612,29982,549,502,397,1105,895,29992,29993]
} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. e4 d5 6. e5 Ne4 7. Bd3 c5 8. Nf3
{E32: Nimzo-Indian: Classical (4 Qc2): 4…0-0} cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nd7 10. Bf4 Ndc5 (
10… Qh4 11. g3 Qh5 12. h4 Nxe5 13. Be2 Ng4 14. Bxg4 Qxg4 15. f3 Qh5 {1-0 (36)
Vallejo Pons,F (2707)-So,W (2780) Leon 2018}) 11. O-O Nxd3 12. Qxd3 Bxc3 {
LiveBook: 34 Games} 13. bxc3 Nc5 14. Qg3 {Threatens to win with Bh6.} Ne4 15.
Qe3 f5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15… b6) 16. cxd5 g5 17. Bg3 $1 ({Reject} 17. dxe6
gxf4 18. Qxf4 Kh8 $17) 17… exd5 {And now …f4 would win.} 18. f4 g4 19. Rfd1
Qe8 20. Be1 Be6 21. Rab1 b6 22. Qd3 Nc5 23. Qg3 Ne4 24. Qh4 Qg6 25. Rd3 Bf7 26.
a3 Rfe8 27. h3 h5 28. Rbd1 Nc5 29. Re3 Ne4 30. c4 {Black must now prevent hxg4.
} dxc4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} ({Black should try} 30… Rad8 $1 $14) 31. Rxe4 $1
$18 {[%mdl 512]} fxe4 32. f5 Qg7 $2 (32… Qh6 {was worth a try.}) 33. e6 gxh3
{[%csl Gh3][%cal Rg7g2]} 34. exf7+ Qxf7 {intending …hxg2.} 35. Qxh3 {Hoping
for Ne6.} Rad8 36. Bc3 e3 {With the idea …Re4.} 37. Re1 {Strongly
threatening Nf3.} Re4 (37… e2 $142 38. Qf3 (38. Nxe2 Rd3 $11) (38. Rxe2 Rxe2
39. Nxe2 Rd1+ 40. Kf2 Rd3 $16) 38… Rd5 39. Rxe2 Rxe2) 38. Qg3+ Rg4 39. Qxe3
Qg7 {[%cal Rg4d4]} 40. Ne6 (40. Nc6 $142 Rxg2+ 41. Kh1 Qc7 42. Ne7+ Kh7 43.
Kxg2 Qd6 44. f6 Rg8+ 45. Nxg8) 40… Qb7 {[%csl Gg4][%cal Rb7g2]} 41. Nf4 Qf7
$2 (41… Qc6 42. Qe5 Qc5+ 43. Qxc5 bxc5) 42. Ng6 {White wants to mate with
Qh6.} h4 43. Qh6 {Accuracy: White = 63%, Black = 26%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Charochkina, Daria”]
[Black “Bodnaruk, Anastasia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D85”]
[WhiteElo “2344”]
[BlackElo “2420”]
[Annotator “NA RC”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 4. cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. g3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 6. Bg2 {
[%emt 0:02:37]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:01:58]} 7. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:
08]} 8. e3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:02:19] D71: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 3 g3
d5 sidelines and 5 cxd5 (without Nf3)} 9. Ne2 {[%emt 0:02:22]} (9. Bd2 O-O 10.
Ne2 Nc6 11. O-O Rd8 12. Rc1 Qxa2 13. Ra1 Qb2 14. Rb1 Qa2 15. Rb5 cxd4 16. cxd4
{1-0 (44) Jobava,B (2698)-Van Kampen,R (2643) Germany 2017}) 9… cxd4 {
[%emt 0:10:46]} 10. exd4 {[%emt 0:00:21]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. O-O {
[%emt 0:01:49]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 12. Bd2 {[%emt 0:18:30]} Bd7 $146 {
[%emt 0:19:39]} ({Predecessor:} 12… Be6 13. c4 Qh5 14. Rc1 Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Bxd4
16. Qxh5 gxh5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Vekelis,G (2351)-Grinev,V ICCF email 2014}) 13. Nc1
{[%emt 0:09:32]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:10:38]} 14. Nb3 {[%emt 0:02:57]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:
01:49]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:08:49]} e5 {[%emt 0:16:01]} 16. d5 {[%emt 0:00:56]}
Ne7 {[%emt 0:07:58]} 17. c4 {[%emt 0:13:19]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:19] [#]} (17… b6
$14) 18. c5 $1 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ba4 {[%emt 0:05:34]} 19. Qc4 {[%emt 0:01:48]}
Qd7 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 20. Qb4 {[%emt 0:04:20]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:09:30]} 21. Rfe1 {
[%emt 0:02:25]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 22. a4 {[%emt 0:01:31]} (22. Rad1 $18)
22… Ba6 {[%emt 0:01:40] [#]} 23. c6 $1 {[%emt 0:07:08]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:41]}
24. cxb7 {[%emt 0:02:28]} Nxd5 $18 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 25. Qa5 {[%emt 0:02:49]} e4
{[%emt 0:03:01]} 26. Qxa6 {[%emt 0:03:20]} Bxa1 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 27. Ba5 {
[%emt 0:02:27]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:56]} 28. Qxa7 {[%emt 0:01:54]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 29. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:02:08]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 30. Qxb6 {[%emt 0:04:01]}
Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 31. Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Qxe4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 32. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:55]} Qxa4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 33. Rxe8+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qxe8 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 34. Qf6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Qe4 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 35. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:59]}
Qb1+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 36. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qe4+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 37. Kh3 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 38. Qh8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 39. Bf6+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 40. Nc5+ {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 41. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.2”]
[White “Semenova, Elena”]
[Black “Girya, Olga”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B11”]
[WhiteElo “2260”]
[BlackElo “2454”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “35”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,35,12,16,34,25,35,35,84,80,75,72,85,90,112,108,222,211,216,222,202,
219,371,406,350,318,303,296]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. d4 e6 5. h3 (5.
Bd3 Nf6 6. e5 Nfd7 7. h3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3 c5 9. dxc5 Nc6 10. Qg3 Ncxe5 11. Bb5 a6
12. Ba4 Nc6 13. Be3 {1/2-1/2 (53) Bacrot,E (2708)-Topalov,V (2749) Paris 2017})
5… Bxf3 6. gxf3 {LiveBook: 23 Games. B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation}
Ne7 7. h4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7. Qd3 g6 8. Be3 Bg7 9. O-O-O Nd7 10. h4 h5 11.
Bh3 Qa5 12. Bd2 Qb6 {1-0 (65) Alikulov,E (2372)-Zhadanov,V (2321) Moscow 2015})
7… h5 8. Bg5 {White is slightly better.} Qb6 9. Qd2 Nd7 10. O-O-O Qa5 11. Kb1
{[#] Strongly threatening Nb5.} Nb6 12. Rg1 f6 (12… a6 $16 {was worth a try.}
) 13. Bf4 $18 Nc4 14. Bxc4 dxc4 15. d5 O-O-O $2 (15… Rd8 {keeps fighting.})
16. d6 {[#] Threatening mate with d7+.} e5 17. dxe7 Bxe7 18. Nd5 $1 {Accuracy:
White = 97%, Black = 20%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Girya, Olga”]
[Black “Semenova, Elena”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D26”]
[WhiteElo “2454”]
[BlackElo “2260”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,108,50,37,55,66,68,58,206,216,216,208,208,207,287,162,195,151,149,
145,252,189,190,134,144,129,127,112,159,152,193,184,190,148,205,205,240,190,
207,174,234,222,239,206,331,335,331,331,339,333,324,323,413,409,556,545,547,
553,543,553,514,520,661,658,643,633,699,687,782,715,1030,1025,1028,973,1014,
989,1125,1122,29968,29970,29981,5745,29967,29969,29981,29981,29989]} 1. d4 d5
2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O cxd4 7. exd4 Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9.
Re1 Nc6 10. a3 b6 11. Ba2 Bb7 12. Bf4 Rc8 13. Qd3 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Nd5 {
D26: Queen’s Gambit Accepted: 4 e3 e6 5 Bxc5 c5 sidelines} 14. Nxd5 exd5 15.
Rad1 {[#]} Bd6 $146 (15… Na5 $14) ({Predecessor:} 15… Bf6 16. Ne5 g6 17.
Qf3 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bg7 19. Bxd5 Bxd5 20. Rxd5 Qe7 21. Bd2 {1-0 (50) Lysyj,I
(2631)-Yakovich,Y (2518) Cheliabinsk 2018}) 16. Ng5 $1 $18 {[%csl Gg5][%cal
Rd3h7]} ({Less strong is} 16. Bxd6 Qxd6 17. Ng5 g6 $14) 16… g6 {[#]} 17. Qh3
$1 {[%csl Gg5][%cal Rh3h7]} ({Weaker is} 17. Bxd6 Qxd6 18. Qh3 h5 $14) 17… h5
{[#]} 18. Ne6 $1 {[%cal Re6d8][%mdl 512]} fxe6 {[#]} 19. Qxe6+ (19. Bxd6 $142
$1 Re8 20. Rxe6) 19… Kg7 20. Qxd6 Qxd6 21. Bxd6 Rfd8 (21… Rfe8 $16 22. Bxd5
Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Rd8) 22. Bf4 Rd7 23. Re6 (23. Bg5 $18) 23… Kf7 $16 24. Re2 Ba6
25. Ree1 Na5 26. h4 Bc4 27. Bb1 Bb3 28. Rc1 Rxc1 (28… Rc4 $16 29. g3 Ba4) 29.
Rxc1 $18 Bc4 30. Rc3 {And now Rg3 would win.} Re7 {Threatens to win with …
Re1+.} 31. Be5 {Rf3+ is the strong threat.} Be2 (31… Nc6 $142) 32. Bd6 Rd7
33. Bf4 Nc4 (33… Bg4 $142 34. Bd3 Rd8) 34. Rg3 Bg4 {intending …Re7.} 35. f3
Bf5 36. Bxf5 gxf5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 37. Rg5 {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} Re7 38. b3 Nb2 39. Rxf5+ Kg6 40. Rg5+ Kf7 41. Be5 Nd3 42. Rxh5 Ke6 43.
Rh6+ Kd7 44. Rd6+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kc8 45. Rxd5 Nc1 46. b4 Ne2+ 47.
Kf2 Nc3 48. Rd6 Nb5 49. Rg6 Nxa3 50. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Kd7 51.
h6 Nc4 52. Bf6 (52. Rg7 $142 Rxg7 53. hxg7 Kc6 54. g8=Q Kb5 55. Qf7 Nb2 56.
Qxa7 Kxb4 57. Qxb6+ Ka3 58. d5) 52… Rf7 53. Rg7 Ke6 54. Rxf7 Kd5 {Accuracy:
White = 84%, Black = 26%.} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.06”]
[Round “1.4”]
[White “Semenova, Elena”]
[Black “Girya, Olga”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B10”]
[WhiteElo “2260”]
[BlackElo “2454”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “34”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,34,20,-11,12,-14,0,-31,-19,-33,-31,-30,0,0,-6,0,0,0,30,34,70,75,63,
75,72]} 1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. d4 e6 5. h3 (5. Bd3 Nf6 6. e5 Nfd7 7.
h3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3 c5 9. dxc5 Nc6 10. Qg3 Ncxe5 11. Bb5 a6 12. Ba4 Nc6 13. Be3 {
1/2-1/2 (53) Bacrot,E (2708)-Topalov,V (2749) Paris 2017}) 5… Bxf3 6. gxf3 {
B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} Nf6 7. Be3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nbd7 8.
Rg1 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Qd2 Qa5 9. Bd3 O-O-O 10.
a3 dxe4 11. fxe4 e5 12. d5 cxd5 13. Nxd5 Qxd2+ 14. Bxd2 {1-0 (41) Hector,J
(2502)-Olsen,F (2309) Ballerup 2018}) 8… g6 9. Qd2 Bb4 10. Bd3 Qa5 11. a3
Bxc3 12. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 13. bxc3 O-O 14. c4 dxe4 15. fxe4 e5 16. c3 Rfe8 17. f3 $1
c5 {Accuracy: White = 60%, Black = 40%.} *

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.07”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Girya, Olga”]
[Black “Guseva, Marina”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D45”]
[WhiteElo “2454”]
[BlackElo “2408”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} e6
{[%emt 0:00:17]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. Qc2 {[%emt 0:
00:29]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 8. O-O
{[%emt 0:00:27]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
07]} 10. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:25]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 11. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rc8
{[%emt 0:00:05]} 12. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 13. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 14. Ne5 {[%emt 0:04:15]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:15:
10]} 15. bxc4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 16. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:10:04]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:04:01]} 18. Bb1 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Rcd8 {[%emt 0:05:51]} 19. Rd4 {[%emt 0:11:07]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:12:
40]} 20. Rf1 {[%emt 0:07:09]} b5 {[%emt 0:03:54]} 21. Qc2 {[%emt 0:15:18]} g6 {
[%emt 0:00:40]} 22. cxb5 {[%emt 0:14:00]} cxb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 23. Rfd1 {
[%emt 0:10:26]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 24. Ne2 {[%emt 0:05:04]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:20:
19]} 25. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Na4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 26. Rd7 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Bc5
{[%emt 0:09:54]} 27. Nd4 {[%emt 0:03:03]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:07:54]} 28. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:09:04]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:05:38]} 29. Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxd7 {[%emt 0:
03:30]} 30. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:02:23]} 31. Ng7 {[%emt 0:00:07]
} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:04:51]} 32. e6+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.07”]
[Round “2.1”]
[White “Shuvalova, Polina”]
[Black “Charochkina, Daria”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B13”]
[WhiteElo “2441”]
[BlackElo “2344”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “157”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 5. c3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Ne2 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:00:02] B13: Caro-Kann:
Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:29] LiveBook:
20 Games} (7… e6 8. Qe1 Bxe2 9. Qxe2 Nf6 10. Nd2 Bd6 11. g3 O-O 12. f4 a6 13.
Nf3 b5 14. a3 Ne7 {1/2-1/2 (52) Le,Q (2715)-Nisipeanu,L (2661) Batumi 2018}) 8.
Qe1 {[%emt 0:02:16]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 9. Bg5 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Bxe2 {[%emt 0:
02:15]} 10. Qxe2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. g3 {[%emt 0:00:37]}
h6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 12. Be3 $146 {[%emt 0:01:11]} ({Predecessor:} 12. Bxf6 gxf6
13. Nd2 O-O-O 14. b4 h5 {0-1 (67) Lukasiewicz,A (2094)-Rozycki,B (2145)
Jastrzebia Gora 2018}) 12… O-O {[%emt 0:01:25]} 13. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:41]} e5 {
[%emt 0:04:04]} 14. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 15. Bf5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rfe8 {[%emt 0:04:25]} 16. Rae1 {[%emt 0:05:29]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:
11:34]} 17. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 18. Qf3 {[%emt 0:06:58]
} Bc5 {[%emt 0:14:35]} 19. Bf4 {[%emt 0:03:50]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 20. Be5 {
[%emt 0:02:50]} Re7 {[%emt 0:19:19]} 21. Re2 {[%emt 0:05:39]} Rae8 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 22. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} g6 {[%emt 0:04:29]} 23. Bh3 {[%emt 0:13:04]} Qc6
{[%emt 0:04:46]} 24. Qxc6 {[%emt 0:05:53]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 25. Kf1 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 26. Bg2 {[%emt 0:02:20]} Re6 {[%emt 0:01:
37]} 27. Bd4 {[%emt 0:08:38]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 28. cxd4 {[%emt 0:03:43]}
Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 29. Rxe2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:04:27]} 30. Rc2 {
[%emt 0:03:20]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 31. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} c5 {[%emt 0:02:
40]} 32. d5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nc8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 33. Ke1 {[%emt 0:03:37]} Nd6
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Re2 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 35. Kd2 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 36. Kc2 {[%emt 0:02:08]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:
48]} 37. h4 {[%emt 0:02:33]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 38. Re3 {[%emt 0:01:51]} Nd6
{[%emt 0:00:42]} (38… Nd4+ $14 39. Kc3 Nf5) 39. Bf1 {[%emt 0:01:36]} (39. Ra3
$16) 39… Rb7 {[%emt 0:03:41]} 40. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
41. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 42. Ra3 {[%emt 0:03:05]} Ke7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:02:33]} 44. Bh3+ {
[%emt 0:00:52]} f5 {[%emt 0:05:23]} 45. f4 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:29]
} 46. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 47. Kc3 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Rc7 {
[%emt 0:01:04]} 48. Bh1 {[%emt 0:02:32]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 49. Bf3 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 50. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 51.
Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 52. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:40]} Nd6 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 53. Be2 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 54. Bd3 {[%emt 0:
00:37]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 55. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 56.
Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nb5+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} 57. Kc4 $18 {[%emt 0:01:38]} Nd6+ {
[%emt 0:00:08]} 58. Kd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 59. Ba4 {[%emt 0:
00:40]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 60. Kc2 {[%emt 0:01:26]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 61.
Kd1 {[%emt 0:00:56]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 62. Kc1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rc7 {
[%emt 0:01:16]} 63. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 64. a3 {[%emt 0:
02:52]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 65. b3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 66. b4
{[%emt 0:01:20]} c3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 67. Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:16]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:02:
35]} 68. Kxc3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Ne4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 69. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:15]}
Nd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 70. Bc2 {[%emt 0:03:29]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 71. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 72. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:
12]} 73. a4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nb7+ {[%emt 0:01:43]} 74. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd6
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 75. a5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 76. Kc5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 77. a6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 78.
Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 79. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 1-0

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Guseva, Marina”]
[Black “Girya, Olga”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A81”]
[WhiteElo “2408”]
[BlackElo “2454”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:04:55]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. c4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:06]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. b3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:05:07]} 8. Ne5
{[%emt 0:15:47]} b6 {[%emt 0:17:08]} 9. cxd5 {[%emt 0:09:21]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:
05]} 10. f3 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 11. f4 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Ne4 {
[%emt 0:08:57]} 12. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:04:32]} 13. Nd2 {[%emt 0:
06:56]} Ndf6 {[%emt 0:04:38]} 14. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:05:04]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:08:10]}
15. Rc1 {[%emt 0:07:21]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 16. a4 {[%emt 0:02:13]} Be6 {
[%emt 0:03:57]} 17. Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:43]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 18. Qc1 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:06:16]} 19. Qe3 {[%emt 0:06:23]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:08:07]} 20.
Rc2 {[%emt 0:09:50]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:02:17]} 21. Nc6 {[%emt 0:02:17]} Qe8 {
[%emt 0:02:54]} 22. Ra1 {[%emt 0:04:43]} Rf6 {[%emt 0:04:05]} 23. Ne5 {[%emt 0:
00:32]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:04:19]} 24. Qc1 {[%emt 0:01:27]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:05:04]} 25.
Nc6 {[%emt 0:03:27]} Qe8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 26. Ba3 {[%emt 0:02:02]} h5 {[%emt 0:
01:59]} 27. Ne5 {[%emt 0:03:29]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 28. gxh4 {[%emt 0:03:02]}
Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 29. Bxd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} cxd6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 30. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Rg6 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 31. Qe3 {[%emt 0:03:28]} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:
18]} 32. Ng5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 33. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:34]}
Rxg5 {[%emt 0:06:32]} 34. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:26]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 35. Qf3 {
[%emt 0:02:02]} Qxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Rc7 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:
38]} 37. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Rxe2 {[%emt 0:01:02]} 38. Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 39. Ra8+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 40. Ra7+ {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 41. Kh1 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Rxg2 {[%emt 0:01:
35]} 42. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 43. Qh3+ {[%emt 0:00:16]}
Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 44. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 45. Rc2 {
[%emt 0:01:05]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 46. Qd7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Ng3+ {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 47. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne2+ {[%emt 0:01:05]} 48. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:42]}
Rxh2+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qg3+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.2”]
[White “Charochkina, Daria”]
[Black “Shuvalova, Polina”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2344”]
[BlackElo “2441”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “5400+30”]

{[%evp 8,81,27,32767,15,11,13,14,16,15,32767,5,28,35,33,22,28,9,19,13,19,32767,
15,-28,-16,-24,-12,32767,20,0,0,-36,-9,32767,-6,0,37,-35,0,-12,0,-36,0,-10,10,
-58,10,0,20,19,27,6,37,37,43,43,58,70,41,34,32767,32767,33,0,8,14,17,0,0,32767,
-4,-32,-32,-45,-26,-29]} 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:
20]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d6 {
[%emt 0:02:26]} 6. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:01:43]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 7. b4 {[%emt 0:01:
00] C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} (7. Bb3 h6 8.
Nf1 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Ng3 O-O 11. O-O Re8 12. Re1 Nf6 13. h3 Be6 14. Bc2 Bd5
15. Nh4 {1/2-1/2 (43) Duda,J (2739)-Mamedyarov,S (2820) Batumi 2018}) 7… Ba7
{[%emt 0:00:49]} 8. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:53]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:24] LiveBook: 8 Games} d5 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 10. exd5 {[%emt 0:03:08]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 11. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Bf5 $146 {[%emt 0:04:38]} ({
Predecessor:} 11… Bg4 12. Bb2 Nf4 13. Bc2 Qd7 14. Bc1 Ng6 15. h3 Be6 {
1/2-1/2 (74) Larmuseau,M (2222)-Schneider Zinner,H (2346) Vienna 2011}) 12. Bg5
{[%emt 0:10:10]} f6 {[%emt 0:02:15]} 13. Bd2 {[%emt 0:03:16]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:
56]} 14. Nh4 {[%emt 0:07:34]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 15. Nc5 {[%emt 0:01:29]}
Bxc5 {[%emt 0:02:53]} 16. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:06:38]} 17. Re1 {
[%emt 0:02:13]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:10:49]} 18. Nf3 {[%emt 0:12:34]} Qd7 {[%emt 0:05:
36]} 19. h3 {[%emt 0:05:33]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:02:35]} 20. Rb1 {[%emt 0:02:41]} Bg6
{[%emt 0:03:54]} 21. Bc2 $1 {[%emt 0:03:45]} Nde7 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 22. Re3 {
[%emt 0:06:28]} (22. d4 $11) 22… Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 23. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} Nde7 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 24. Re3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 25. Re1 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} Nde7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 26. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:03:34]} Qc8 {[%emt 0:
03:26]} (26… Na5 $5 {[%cal Ra5b7]} 27. Rb4 Bxd3 $15) 27. Qb1 {[%emt 0:09:09]}
Bxd3 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 28. Bxd3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Rxd3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rxc7
$1 {[%emt 0:02:46]} Qd8 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 30. Qb7 $1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Na5 {
[%emt 0:04:10]} ({Don’t go for} 30… Rxf3 $2 31. Rd7 $18) 31. Qxa6 {[%emt 0:
00:41]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:02:56]} 32. Rxe7 $1 {[%emt 0:00:59]} ({Don’t blunder} 32.
Qxa5 $2 Qxd2 33. Rf1 Ng6 $19) 32… Qxe7 {[%emt 0:05:54]} 33. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 34. Be3 {[%emt 0:03:09]} Qd5 $1 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 35.
Qe2 {[%emt 0:11:16]} h6 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 36. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qe6 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} 37. Qb5 {[%emt 0:04:00]} Qxa2 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 38. Qc5 {[%emt 0:00:56]}
Rg8 {[%emt 0:04:14]} 39. Kh2 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 40. Bc1 {
[%emt 0:01:20]} Qe2 {[%emt 0:03:52]} 41. Rg1 $11 {[%emt 0:01:52]} e4 {[%emt 0:
01:21]} 42. Rg4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 43. Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:42]}
exf3 {[%emt 0:03:47]} 44. Rg1 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 45. Qe3 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} Nxf2 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 0-1

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.3”]
[White “Girya, Olga”]
[Black “Guseva, Marina”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D45”]
[WhiteElo “2454”]
[BlackElo “2408”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “118”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “900+10”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Qc2 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 8. O-O
{[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 9. b3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
02]} 10. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Rac1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rc8
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 12. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 13. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 14. Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:01:
12]} 15. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 16. e4 {[%emt 0:02:37]} dxe4
{[%emt 0:00:20]} 17. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 18. dxc5 {
[%emt 0:00:55]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 19. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:02:42]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 20. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Rxd1+ {[%emt 0:02:01]} 21. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:
01]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 22. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:36]} Rxd1+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 23.
Bxd1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 24. Bh5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} g6 {
[%emt 0:02:11]} 25. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 26. Bc3 {[%emt 0:
00:38]} a6 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 27. Ng4 {[%emt 0:01:13]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:39]} 28.
Nf6+ {[%emt 0:00:46]} Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 29. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nd7 {
[%emt 0:00:03]} 30. Bc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 31. h4 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 32. Bg4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 33.
hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} hxg5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 34. Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bc6 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 35. Ba5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Qd1+ {[%emt 0:00:43]} 36. Kh2 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 37. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qh5+ {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 38. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qd1+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} 39. Qe1 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 40. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 41. Bxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 42. Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:
22]} 43. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 44. Bb7 {[%emt 0:00:26]}
Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 45. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 46. Bd2 {
[%emt 0:02:15]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 47. Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Bb1 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 48. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxa2 {[%emt 0:01:34]} 49. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
g4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 50. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Bxb3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 51. Kg3 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 52. Kxg4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} 53. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Kxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 54. Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:16]
} c4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 55. Bg5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 56. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:02:24]} 57. g4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 58. Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} c2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 59. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} exf4
{[%emt 0:00:45]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “RUS Cup Final Women 2018”]
[Site “Khanty-Mansiysk”]
[Date “2018.12.08”]
[Round “2.4”]
[White “Guseva, Marina”]
[Black “Girya, Olga”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A81”]
[WhiteElo “2408”]
[BlackElo “2454”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “133”]
[EventDate “2018.12.05”]
[EventType “k.o.”]
[EventCountry “RUS”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,133,14,37,34,34,14,31,32,26,29,33,32,26,24,45,31,33,31,27,17,21,0,15,
0,10,10,25,21,15,0,0,-12,0,-25,0,-10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,37,34,14,24,64,
52,75,54,72,66,106,110,206,205,329,303,326,316,607,618,677,528,531,504,712,563,
2023,1925,1654,1632,1365,1300,934,880,29966,29969,29969,29970,29969,29966,
29966,29966,12604,1394,6379,5938,5600,5151,4751,4751,29976,29977,29977,29978,
29979,29980,29980,29981,29981,29982,29982,29982,29982,29983,29983,29984,29986,
29986,29987,29988]} 1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. Nf3 d5 5. O-O Bd6 6. b3 O-O
7. c4 Ne4 {A90: Dutch Defence: Miscellaneous and Modern Stonewall (with …Bd6)
} (7… b6 8. Ba3 Ne4 9. Bxd6 Qxd6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. e3 Ba6 12. Re1 Nd7 13. Qc1
c5 14. Qa3 Bb7 15. dxc5 bxc5 {0-1 (40) Melkumyan,H (2633)-Grischuk,A (2772)
Riadh 2017}) 8. Ba3 Bxa3 9. Nxa3 Nc6 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.
} 10. e3 Qe7 11. Nc2 $146 {[%cal Ba3c2,Bc2e1,Be1d3][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:}
11. Qc2 Bd7 12. Qb2 Be8 13. Rfc1 g5 14. Nb5 Bg6 15. Nc3 Rad8 16. Ne2 {0-1 (58)
Gomez Esteban,J (2425)-Ilinsky,V (2340) Manila 1992}) 11… a5 12. Nce1 b6 13.
Nd3 Ba6 14. Nfe5 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 Qd6 16. Re1 c5 17. Rc1 Rac8 18. f3 Nf6 19. Qd2
Rfd8 20. Red1 dxc4 21. bxc4 Qc7 22. Qb2 Rd6 23. Kh1 Rcd8 24. h3 Bb7 25. g4 Nd7
(25… fxg4 {is interesting.} 26. hxg4 Nd7 27. dxc5 Nxc5 28. Rd4 Nd7) 26. Nxd7
Qxd7 27. gxf5 cxd4 28. exd4 exf5 {[%cal Rd6d4]} 29. d5 f4 30. Rd4 Rf6 31. Re1
Qd6 32. Qe2 Bc8 33. Qe7 Qxe7 34. Rxe7 Kf8 35. Rc7 Bd7 36. h4 h6 37. Kh2 g5 38.
Bh3 Bxh3 (38… Be8 $16 {was called for.}) 39. Kxh3 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KRR-KRR} Rfd6 (39… Rdd6 $142 40. hxg5 hxg5) 40. hxg5 $18 hxg5 41. Kg4 b5 $2 {
[#]} (41… a4 42. Kxg5 b5 43. Kxf4 bxc4) 42. cxb5 a4 43. a3 Rb8 44. Rc5 Rdb6
45. Kxg5 Rxb5 46. Rxb5 Rxb5 47. Kxf4 {KR-KR} Ke7 48. Ke5 Rb3 49. Rxa4 Rxf3 50.
Ra7+ Kd8 51. a4 Kc8 52. Ke6 Ra3 53. Ra5 Rh3 54. Rc5+ (54. Ra8+ $142 Kb7 55. Re8
) 54… Kb7 55. Rc4 Rh6+ 56. Ke7 Rh7+ 57. Kd6 Kb6 58. Rb4+ {White mates.} Ka5
59. Rb1 Kxa4 60. Kc6 Rh2 61. d6 {[%cal Bd5d6,Bd6d7][%mdl 32]} Rc2+ 62. Kb7 Rd2
63. Kc7 Rc2+ 64. Kd8 Ka5 65. d7 Re2 66. Rc1 Kb6 67. Kc8 {Accuracy: White = 64%,
Black = 41%.} 1-0


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