Ukrainian Championship Final 2018

Ukrainian Championship Final 2018

2018-12-11 – 2018-12-21

The Ukrainian Chess Championship is a 10 player round-robin held in Kiev from 11th to 20th of December.

Time control is 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min for the rest of the game.

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Dec 11, 2018 13:15 Round 2 Dec 12, 2018 13:15 Round 3 Dec 13, 2018 13:15 Round 4 Dec 14, 2018 13:15 Round 5 Dec 15, 2018 13:15 Round 6 Dec 17, 2018 13:15 Round 7 Dec 18, 2018 13:15 Round 8 Dec 19, 2018 13:15 Round 9 Dec 20, 2018 10:15

UKR-ch Men Final 2018 Ukrainian Championship Final 2018 2018-12-11 – 2018-12-21 pgn DOWNLOAD

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Black “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D37”]
[WhiteElo “2655”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “155”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1.
d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Qc2 Bb4 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 O-O 8. Bg5
{E36: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4…d5 5 a3} h6 9. Bh4 {LiveBook: 4 Games} c5
10. e3 b6 (10… cxd4 11. Qxd4 Re8 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Be2 Nf6 15.
Qxd8 Rxd8 {1/2-1/2 (31) Giri,A (2793)-Anand,V (2762) Moscow 2016}) 11. cxd5
exd5 12. Bd3 Bb7 13. dxc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. g4 g5 14. Nxg5 hxg5 15. Bxg5
{1-0 (53) Mukkattu,P (1676)-Carpinter,B (1860) Auckland 2017}) 13… bxc5 14.
O-O Qb6 15. Rfd1 Rfe8 16. Bf5 Ne4 17. Qc2 Ndf6 18. Rac1 g6 19. Bxe4 Nxe4 20.
Nd2 Rac8 21. Nxe4 Rxe4 22. Bg3 Qc6 23. f3 Re6 24. Bf2 Qb5 25. a4 Qb4 26. Be1
Qb6 27. Qd2 Kh7 28. Bf2 Qb3 29. Rc3 Qxa4 30. Ra3 Qb5 31. Rxa7 Rb6 32. Ra2 Ra8 (
32… Qc4 {looks sharper.} 33. Rda1 Qb3 34. Qc1 g5 35. Qb1+ Kg7) 33. Rxa8 Bxa8
34. Qc1 Bb7 35. Rd2 Ra6 36. h4 h5 37. Rc2 c4 38. Be1 Qa4 39. Kh2 Qa1 (39… Qe8
$1 $11) 40. Qd2 $14 Ra2 $2 (40… Re6 $14) 41. Qb4 $18 Ra4 (41… Ra8 $142 42.
Qxb7 Qxe1 43. Qxf7+ (43. Qxa8 Qxh4+ 44. Kg1 Qe1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 45.
Kh2 Qh4+ 46. Kg1 Qe1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 47. Kh2 Qh4+ $11) 43… Kh6 44.
Qf4+ Kh7) 42. Qxb7 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Qxe1 43. Qxf7+ {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KQR-KQR} Kh6 44. Qf8+ Kh7 45. Qe7+ Kh6 (45… Kg8 $142 46. Qf6 Ra6 47.
Qd8+ (47. Qxa6 Qxh4+ 48. Kg1 Qe1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 49. Kh2 Qh4+ 50.
Kg1 Qe1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 51. Kh2 Qh4+ $11) 47… Kh7 48. Qe7+ Kg8)
46. e4 (46. g4 $142 hxg4 47. Qg5+ Kh7 48. h5 (48. Qxg4 Ra1 $16) 48… gxf3 49.
Qxg6+ Kh8 50. Qf6+ Kh7 51. Qf7+ (51. Qxf3 Qh4+ 52. Qh3 Qxh3+ 53. Kxh3 Kh6 $11)
51… Kh8 52. Qxf3 Qh4+ 53. Qh3 Qxh3+ 54. Kxh3) 46… dxe4 47. fxe4 Ra1 (47…
Qf1 {might work better.} 48. Qd8 Ra7) 48. Qf8+ $1 (48. Qg5+ $6 Kh7 $16) 48…
Kh7 {[%cal Re1h4] [#]} 49. Qf7+ $1 Kh8 {[%cal Re1h4]} 50. Rf2 (50. Qf6+ $18 {
is the precise move to win.} Kh7 51. Rxc4 Qg1+ 52. Kg3 Qe3+ 53. Qf3 Qe1+ 54.
Qf2) 50… Qh1+ 51. Kg3 {White threatens Qf8+ and mate.} Qe1 52. Qf4 {aiming
for Qh6+.} (52. Qxc4 $6 Qe3+ 53. Rf3 Qe1+ 54. Kh3 Qh1+ 55. Kg3 Qe1+ 56. Kh3
Qh1+ 57. Kg3 Qe1+ $11) 52… Kh7 {[#]} 53. e5 (53. Qc7+ $1 $16 Kh6 54. Qf4+ (
54. Qxc4 Qe3+ 55. Rf3 Qe1+ 56. Kh3 Qh1+ 57. Kg3 Qe1+ 58. Kh3 Qh1+ 59. Kg3 Qe1+
$11) 54… Kg7 55. Qf8+ Kh7 56. Qf7+ Kh8 57. Qf8+ (57. Qxc4 Qe3+ 58. Rf3 Qe1+
59. Kh3 Qh1+ 60. Kg3 Qe1+ 61. Kh3 Qh1+ 62. Kg3 Qe1+ $11) 57… Kh7 58. Qf7+ Kh8
) 53… Ra7 (53… Rc1 $1 $11) 54. Qf6 $16 ({Reject} 54. Qxc4 Qe3+ 55. Rf3
Qxe5+ 56. Kh3 Qxb2 $11) 54… c3 {( -> …cxb2)} 55. bxc3 Qxc3+ 56. Kh2 Qc7 57.
Qd6 (57. Qf4 $14) 57… Qc4 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} 58. g3 Rf7 59.
Rxf7+ (59. Rd2 {seems wilder.} Qe4 60. Qd4 Qe1 61. Qb2 Rf3 62. Rd7+) 59… Qxf7
{KQ-KQ} 60. Kg2 {Strongly threatening e6.} Kg7 61. Qd4 Qe6 62. Kf2 Kf7 63. Qa7+
Ke8 64. Qb8+ Ke7 65. Ke3 Qd5 66. Qh8 Qc5+ 67. Kf4 Qc1+ 68. Ke4 Qc4+ 69. Ke3 {
Qg7+ is the strong threat.} Qc3+ 70. Kf4 Qc1+ 71. Kf3 {Hoping for Qg7+.} Qc3+
72. Kg2 Qc2+ 73. Kf1 Qc1+ 74. Kg2 {Black must now prevent Qg7+.} Qc6+ 75. Kg1
Qc1+ 76. Kf2 {And now Qg7+ would win.} Qc2+ 77. Kf3 Qc3+ 78. Kg2 {Accuracy:
White = 56%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Black “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A41”]
[WhiteElo “2640”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “25”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,25,47,60,68,37,100,16,29,28,115,54,58,45]} 1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3
Bg7 4. Bg2 e5 5. dxe5 dxe5 6. Qxd8+ Kxd8 7. Nc3 c6 {A41: 1 d4 d6: Tartakower
System and Modern Defence} (7… f6 8. e4 Be6 9. Be3 Nd7 10. O-O-O Bh6 11. Rhe1
c6 12. Nd2 Bxe3 13. Rxe3 Nh6 14. f3 Kc7 15. Bf1 Rhd8 16. Bc4 Nf8 {1/2-1/2 (16)
Ikonnikov,V (2527)-Reinderman,D (2584) Dieren 2015}) 8. O-O {LiveBook: 3 Games}
Kc7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… f6 9. b3 Be6 10. Ba3 Nd7 11. Rad1 Nh6 12. Ne4 Kc7
13. c4 Nf7 14. Rd2 Bf8 15. Bxf8 Rhxf8 {1/2-1/2 (66) Eliseev,E (2295)-Czebe,A
(2476) Budapest 2017}) 9. Rd1 Bg4 (9… f6 $14) 10. Be3 ({Better is} 10. Ng5
$16 Nh6 11. b4) 10… Bxf3 11. exf3 {aiming for Ne4.} Nf6 (11… Ne7 $11 {
remains equal.}) 12. f4 (12. Bf1 $16) 12… Nbd7 $14 13. fxe5 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2575”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “73”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,73,0,0,0,0,24,0,0,-17,-20,-27,0,-8,0,-23,24,16,31,0,26,-22,0,-2,0,0,
26,-54,-51,-37,0,0,0,0,7,0,53,49,69,5,5,0,34,0,14,12,22,6,10,14,6,0,26,25,30,9,
11,22,47,53,292,332,29993,29994]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. d4 b5 5. a4
(5. O-O Be7 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. Ne5 Bb7 8. Nb3 a5 9. a4 b4 10. c4 bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (10)
Hera,I (2620)-Piorun,K (2633) Brest 2018}) 5… b4 6. c4 {A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3
e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems} bxc3 7. Nxc3 {LiveBook: 22 Games} Bb4 8.
O-O {The position is equal.} O-O 9. Bf4 a5 10. Rc1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Qc2
Bb7 11. Ne5 Na6 12. Nb5 c5 13. Bg5 Rc8 14. Na7 Rc7 15. Nb5 Rc8 16. Na7 Rc7 17.
Nb5 Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (17) Hausrath,D (2484)-Fiebig,T (2402) Germany 2013}) 10… c6
11. Ne5 Ba6 12. Na2 Bd6 13. Re1 Qc7 14. Nc3 Qb7 15. e3 Rd8 16. Rc2 h6 17. h4
Bf8 18. g4 Nbd7 19. Nxf7 (19. g5 $11 hxg5 20. hxg5 Nxe5 21. Bxe5) 19… Kxf7
$15 20. g5 Kg8 21. Bh3 Re8 {Hoping for …Nh7.} 22. gxf6 Nxf6 23. Kh2 c5 (23…
Bc4 $11) 24. Rg1 $1 $14 Kh8 25. Be5 (25. dxc5 $14 Rac8 26. Nb5) 25… Nd7 $11
26. Bg3 Rac8 27. Rd2 Nf6 28. Be5 Nd7 29. Bf4 cxd4 30. exd4 Rc6 31. Qh5 Nf6 32.
Qg6 Bd6 33. Be5 $1 Rf8 34. f4 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} Qe7 35. Rdg2
{[%cal Rg6g7]} Rf7 $2 {[#]} (35… Rc7 $14) 36. Nxd5 $1 $18 {[%mdl 512]} exd5
$2 {[#]} (36… Bxe5 $18 37. Nxe7 Bxf4+ 38. Kh1 Rxe7) 37. Qxh6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]
Accuracy: White = 48%, Black = 42%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Black “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D41”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2608”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,81,18,18,18,18,16,16,16,16,22,13,13,14,14,14,13,13,12,13,14,14,15,16,
15,7,7,6,7,11,15,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]}
1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. g3 cxd4 7. Nxd5 Qxd5 8.
Qxd4 Qb5 {D41: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 cxd5} 9. e4 (9. a3
Nc6 10. Qc3 a5 11. e4 Qc5 12. Bd2 Qxc3 13. Bxc3 f6 14. e5 Bc5 15. Bc4 Ke7 16.
O-O {1-0 (45) Ivanchuk,V (2729)-Wei,Y (2739) Medias 2017}) 9… Qb4+ 10. Bd2
Nc6 11. Qxb4 Bxb4 12. Bb5 Bxd2+ 13. Kxd2 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is
equal.} Bd7 $1 14. Ke3 Ke7 15. Rac1 Rac8 16. Bxc6 Rxc6 17. Ne5 $146 Rxc1 18.
Rxc1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] [#] Endgame Strongly threatening Rc7. KRB-KRN} f6 19. Nd3
{Rc7 is the strong threat.} Rc8 20. Rxc8 Bxc8 {KB-KN} 21. e5 b6 22. Kd4 Bb7 23.
Nb4 Bf3 24. a3 Kd7 25. Nc2 Bd1 26. Ne3 Be2 27. Ke4 f5+ 28. Kd4 g5 29. Nc2 Bd1
30. Nb4 Bb3 31. Nd3 Kc6 32. Nc1 Bd1 33. Na2 Bb3 34. Nc1 Bd1 35. Na2 Bb3 36. Nc3
h6 37. h3 a6 38. Nb1 a5 39. Nd2 Bd5 40. Nb1 Bb3 41. Nd2 {Precision: White =
81%, Black = 90%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Golubka, Petro”]
[Black “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B14”]
[WhiteElo “2464”]
[BlackElo “2547”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “102”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 29,102,7,10,0,0,-22,-21,-25,-17,-18,0,0,0,0,-12,0,0,-39,-14,-6,-17,-45,
-51,-45,-45,-47,-35,-49,-46,-68,-5,-8,0,0,0,-14,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,-8,-8,-8,-8,
-204,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4
c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Bd3 Nc6
9. O-O O-O 10. Re1 Bf6 11. Be4 Nce7 12. Qd3 g6 13. Bh6 Bg7 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15.
Ne5 {D42: Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch: 5 cxd5 Nxd5 6 e3 Nc6 7 Bd3} (
15. Rac1 Bd7 16. Bxd5 exd5 17. Qe3 Re8 18. Ne5 f6 19. Nd3 Nf5 20. Qf4 Rc8 21.
Rxe8 Qxe8 22. Nxd5 Rxc1+ 23. Qxc1 {1/2-1/2 (32) Howell,D (2670)-Rasmussen,A
(2526) Auckland 2015}) 15… b6 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 16. h4 Bb7 17. Rad1 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 17. h5 f6 18. Nf3 Qd6 19. Bxd5 Bxd5 20. Nxd5 Nxd5 {1/2-1/2 (30)
Groenegress,W-Buecker,P (2285) Bad Oeynhausen 1984}) 17… Rc8 18. g3 Nf5 19.
h5 Qg5 (19… Nxc3 {feels hotter.} 20. bxc3 Bxe4 21. Rxe4 f6 22. Ng4 Qd5) 20.
Nxd5 Bxd5 21. Bxd5 exd5 22. hxg6 hxg6 23. Nf3 Qg4 24. Nh2 $132 {[%mdl 2048]
White puts up resistance} Qh3 25. g4 Qxd3 26. Rxd3 Nd6 27. Rd2 Rfe8 28. Rxe8
Rxe8 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 29. b3 Kh6 (29… Ne4 $15 30. Re2 Rc8)
30. Nf1 $1 $11 Ne4 31. Rc2 Ng5 32. Ne3 Re4 33. Rc7 Rxd4 34. Rxa7 Rd2 35. Kf1 f6
36. Rd7 Ne4 37. g5+ fxg5 38. Ng4+ Kh5 39. f3 {[%cal Rd7h7] [#] The position is
equal.} Kh4 $1 {Strongly threatening …Nc3.} 40. fxe4 {Black must now prevent
Ne5.} Kxg4 41. exd5 Rxa2 {KR-KR} 42. Rd6 Rd2 43. Rxb6 Rxd5 44. Rxg6 Kf3 {
[%cal Rd5d1] [#]} 45. Re6 g4 46. Re1 g3 {( -> …Rh5)} 47. Rc1 $1 Rd2 48. Kg1
Rg2+ 49. Kf1 {Threatening mate with Rc3+.} Rb2 50. Rc3+ Kg4 {Threatens to win
with …Kh3.} 51. Rc8 Rxb3 {Accuracy: White = 67%, Black = 54%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Black “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B92”]
[WhiteElo “2663”]
[BlackElo “2575”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “35”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,35,21,21,-3,21,16,12,15,12,-13,-20,-33,-25,-25,-9,-5,-14,-29,-31,-34,
0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7
8. Be3 Be6 {LiveBook: 930 Games} 9. h4 {B92: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2} Nbd7 $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. g4 h6 11. Rg1 Nh7 12. h5 Rc8 13. Qd2 O-O 14. O-O-O b5 15. Kb1 Nb6 16. f4
exf4 17. Bxf4 Ng5 18. Bxg5 {Accuracy: White = 68%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Black “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E20”]
[WhiteElo “2644”]
[BlackElo “2640”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “72”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,72,0,0,20,12,27,27,55,29,27,18,18,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,32,23,35,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-11,-10,-27,0,-74,-74,-137,-130,-263,-263,-248,-240,-747,
-736,-704,-652,-726,-710]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 b5 6.
e4 {E20: Nimzo-Indian: 4 g3 and 4 f3} d6 (6… O-O 7. e5 Ne8 8. f4 exd5 9. cxd5
d6 10. Nf3 c4 11. a4 Nd7 12. Be2 Qb6 13. axb5 dxe5 14. fxe5 {1/2-1/2 (54)
Mamedyarov,S (2791)-Harikrishna,P (2733) Antalya 2017}) 7. Nge2 bxc4 8. Nf4
Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 e5 10. Ne2 $1 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Nh5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10…
Qa5 11. h4 Nbd7 12. h5 h6 13. g3 Nb6 {1/2-1/2 (59) Volkov,S (2614)-Bartel,M
(2627) Dubai 2015}) 11. h4 Nd7 12. g4 Qf6 13. Kf2 Nf4 14. Nxf4 exf4 15. Qd2 h6
16. Bxc4 Ne5 17. Be2 g5 18. Rb1 Kf8 19. c4 Kg7 20. hxg5 hxg5 21. Rxh8 Kxh8 22.
Bb2 Kg7 23. Bxe5 (23. Rh1 {is interesting.} Bd7 24. Bc3 Rb8 25. Qe1 Kg6 26. Qa1
) 23… Qxe5 24. Qb2 Qxb2 25. Rxb2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Kf6 26.
Ke1 Ke5 27. Kd2 Kd4 28. Rb3 Bd7 29. Ra3 a5 30. Rb3 {[#]} (30. Rd3+ $1 $11 {
remains equal.} Kxc4 31. Kc2) 30… Rh8 $1 $17 31. Rb7 (31. Rb6 $142) 31… Ba4
32. Rb1 (32. e5 $17 dxe5 33. Rxf7) 32… Rh2 $19 33. Rc1 f6 34. Ke1 $2 {[#]} (
34. Re1) 34… Rh1+ {Black is clearly winning.} 35. Bf1 Rh8 36. Be2 Rb8 {
Precision: White = 48%, Black = 79%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2608”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “41”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 25,26,12,38]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3
e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8. Be2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. a4 Nbd7 11. Nd2 Nc5 12. a5 Be6 13. Bf3
Rac8 {[#] LiveBook: 5 Games. B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6
Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} {Predecessor:} 14. Qe2 $146 Rfe8 15. Rfd1 h6 16. Nf1 Bf8
17. h3 Ncd7 18. Qe1 Qb8 19. Bc1 Rc6 20. Ne3 Qd8 21. b3 {0-1 (47) McShane,L
(2696)-Papaioannou,I (2639) Warsaw 2013} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Black “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2547”]
[BlackElo “2655”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “145”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,145,17,19,31,26,31,17,14,12,12,12,15,12,12,12,12,9,14,10,12,15,7,0,6,
0,6,0,0,0,31,2,8,8,10,13,0,0,8,6,66,68,57,0,0,0,0,0,-7,-56,-53,-55,-54,-53,-56,
-56,-54,-54,-50,-57,-51,-50,-54,-77,-71,-50,-8,-28,-35,-41,-39,-52,-10,-10,-10,
-13,-17,-41,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-8,
-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,-8,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1.
e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O Bf5 8. c4
dxc4 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 9. Bxc4 O-O 10.
Re1 {LiveBook: 8 Games} Nd6 11. Bd5 Na6 {[%cal Bb8a6,Ba6b4,Bb4d3][%mdl 32]} 12.
Nc3 Nb4 {Black wants to play …Nc2.} 13. Bb3 Nd3 14. Re2 Nxc1 15. Qxc1 {[#]}
Bg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15… c6 16. Qf4 {1-0 (91) Grischuk,A (2766)-Duda,J
(2737) chess.com INT 2018}) 16. Nd5 Bg5 17. Qxc7 Qxc7 18. Nxc7 Rad8 19. Nd5 Nf5
20. Re4 Bxf3 $1 21. gxf3 Rd6 22. Rd1 Rfd8 23. f4 Bf6 24. Rde1 {[#] White wants
to mate with Re8+.} g6 25. Nxf6+ Rxf6 26. Re8+ Rxe8 27. Rxe8+ $11 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRB-KRN} Kg7 28. Rd8 Rd6 (28… Nh4 $11) 29. Rxd6 $14 Nxd6 {KB-KN} 30.
f3 (30. Kg2 $14) 30… Nf5 $11 31. d5 Kf6 32. Bc2 Nd4 33. Be4 Ne2+ $1 34. Kf2
Nxf4 35. Ke3 Ke5 36. d6 $1 b6 $1 37. d7 Ne6 38. Bd3 Kd6 39. Bb5 Ke7 40. Ke4 a6
41. Bf1 Nc5+ 42. Kf4 f6 43. b4 Ne6+ 44. Ke4 Nc7 ({Reject} 44… Kxd7 $6 45.
Bxa6 Kd6 46. a4 $14) (44… b5 {feels hotter.} 45. d8=R Kxd8 46. Kd5 Kd7 47.
Bh3 f5) 45. Bh3 $1 f5+ 46. Ke5 Kxd7 47. f4 Ne6 48. Bf1 {The position is equal.}
a5 49. bxa5 bxa5 50. Bc4 Nc5 51. Kf6 Ne4+ 52. Kg7 Ke7 53. Bg8 $1 {[%cal Rg8h7]}
g5 54. Bxh7 gxf4 55. Bxf5 Ng5 56. Bd3 Nf3 57. h3 $1 Ke6 {Strongly threatening .
..Ne1.} 58. Be2 Nh4 {White must now prevent …f3.} 59. Kh6 f3 60. Bd3 $1 f2 {
Hoping for …Kf6.} 61. Kg5 $132 {[%mdl 2048] White is not keeping still} Nf3+
62. Kf4 Nd2 63. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} f1=Q+ 64. Bxf1 Nxf1 {KN-KPP}
65. h5 Nd2 66. h6 Kf6 67. Ke3 Nb1 (67… Nc4+ {with more complications.} 68.
Kd4 Nb2 69. Kc3 Na4+ 70. Kc4 Kg6) 68. Kd4 Kg6 69. Kc4 Kxh6 70. Kb5 {[#]} a4 $1
{[%mdl 64] Decoy} 71. Kxa4 Nc3+ 72. Kb3 Nxa2 73. Kxa2 {Accuracy: White = 70%,
Black = 61%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Black “Golubka, Petro”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B95”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2464”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “64”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,64,-13,0,-31,9,-33,-18,-60,23,0,18,-69,0,0,4,0,0,-37,-20,-22,-20,0,6,
-160,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-9,0,-220,-201,-395,-241,-676,-615,-1350,-1428,-2014,
-1943,-4810,-4802]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5
e6 7. Qd2 Be7 8. O-O-O b5 9. f3 {B95: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 e6, unusual
White 7th moves} (9. Bd3 Bb7 10. Rhe1 b4 11. Nb1 Nbd7 12. Qxb4 Nc5 13. Nb3 Qc7
14. Nxc5 dxc5 15. Qd2 c4 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Bxc4 {1/2-1/2 (45) Koneru,H (2600)
-Hou,Y (2591) Antakya 2010}) 9… Bb7 10. h4 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 11. g4 {
The position is equal.} Rc8 12. Be3 Ne5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Nb6 13. h5
b4 14. Nb1 d5 15. g5 Nfd7 16. Rg1 g6 {1/2-1/2 (38) Jelen,P (1964)-Goga,F (2009)
Liptovsky Mikulas 2006}) 13. g5 Nh5 ({Black should try} 13… Nxf3 $1 $15 14.
Qg2 (14. Nxf3 Nxe4 15. Nxe4 Bxe4 $15) 14… Nxe4 15. Qxf3 Rxc3 16. bxc3 Qa5)
14. Rg1 O-O 15. f4 (15. Kb1 $11) 15… Nc4 (15… b4 $1 $15 16. Na4 Qa5) 16.
Bxc4 $11 Rxc4 17. f5 Qc8 $1 18. g6 hxg6 {aiming for …e5.} 19. fxe6 fxe6 {
And now …e5 would win.} 20. Rxg6 b4 21. Na4 $2 {[#]} (21. Qe2 $1 $11 bxc3 22.
Qxh5 cxb2+ 23. Kb1) 21… Bxe4 $2 (21… e5 $1 $17 {[%cal Re5d4]} 22. Nf5 {[#]}
Rxc2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 23. Qxc2 Qxc2+ 24. Kxc2 Bxe4+ 25. Kb3 Rxf5) 22. Nb6 Bxg6
23. Nxc8 Rfxc8 24. Rg1 Be4 {Strongly threatening …e5.} 25. b3 Rc3 {Hoping
for …e5.} 26. Qe2 Bf6 27. Kb1 $2 (27. Bd2 $1 $11 {and White has nothing to
worry.} Bxd4 28. Bxc3 Bxg1 29. Qxe4 Rxc3 30. Qxe6+ Kh7 31. Qe4+ g6 32. Qxb4)
27… d5 $19 28. Qxa6 $2 (28. Rg4) 28… Nf4 {[%cal Rc3c2] …Rxc2 is the
strong threat.} 29. Rc1 $2 (29. Rg4 Bxc2+ 30. Nxc2 Rxc2 31. Qxc8+ (31. Rxf4 {
is a self mate.} Rb2+ 32. Ka1 Rd2+ 33. Kb1 Rd1+ 34. Bc1 Rdxc1#) 31… Rxc8 32.
Rxf4) 29… e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5d4,Bd4d3][%mdl 32] Black is clearly winning.}
30. Bd2 exd4 31. Bxc3 Rxc3 32. Qd6 d3 {Precision: White = 21%, Black = 43%.}
0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Korobov, Anton”]
[Black “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D20”]
[WhiteElo “2698”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “69”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,69,14,8,0,0,0,54,52,126,129,264,237,240,240,364,372,354,359,346,377,
575,425,402,393,476,456,737,726,674,700,661,643,870,865,816,764,1308,418,387,
443,5739,5635,5365,5347,6052,6057,29984,29985,29981,639,797,916,909,908,876,
814,803,638]} 1. d4 {[%cal Bd2d4,Bd4d5][%mdl 32]} d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4.
Nf3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bg4 6. d5 Ne5 7. Bf4 {D07: Queen’s Gambit: Chigorin Defence}
Nfd7 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 8. Qa4 (8. Bxe5 Nxe5 9. Bxc4 Nxc4 10. Qa4+ c6 11.
Qxc4 cxd5 12. Qb5+ Bd7 13. Qxb7 Qb8 14. Qxd5 e6 {0-1 (34) Bluebaum,M (2633)
-Naiditsch,A (2663) Drancy 2016}) 8… Nxf3+ 9. gxf3 {The position is equal.}
Bxf3 (9… e5 $1 $11 10. dxe6 (10. fxg4 exf4 11. O-O-O a6 $15) 10… Bxe6) 10.
Rg1 $14 a6 $146 ({Black should try} 10… Bh5 $14) ({Predecessor:} 10… c6 11.
dxc6 bxc6 12. Rg3 Bh5 13. Qxc6 Qb6 14. Qxa8+ Qd8 15. Qxa7 e5 16. Be3 Bb4 17. a3
Be7 18. Rxg7 Bf6 19. Rg1 {1-0 (19) Mueller,H-Haluschka,R DESC email 2005}) 11.
Qxc4 $16 g6 (11… Rc8 $16 {was called for.}) 12. Rg3 $18 (12. Bxc7 Nb6 $16) ({
Inferior is} 12. Qxc7 Qxc7 13. Bxc7 Bg7 $15) 12… Bh5 13. Bxc7 Qc8 {[#]} (
13… Rc8 {was necessary.}) 14. d6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} e6 (14… exd6 15. Nd5) 15.
Qd4 Rg8 16. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5f6][%mdl 32]} Bh6 (16… Be7 $142 17. Ne2 Bxe2)
17. Be2 Bxe2 18. Kxe2 ({Less strong is} 18. Nxe2 b5 $18) 18… g5 19. h4 g4 (
19… Rg6 $142 20. hxg5 Bg7) 20. Rag1 {[%cal Ba1g1,Bg1g4,Bg4h4][%mdl 32]} f5
21. exf6 Kf7 22. Ne4 b6 23. Rxg4 Rxg4 24. Rxg4 Qb7 25. Ng5+ (25. Qd3 $142 {
Intending Ng5+ and mate.} Rh8 26. Rg7+ $1 {[%mdl 576] Decoy} Bxg7 27. fxg7 Kxg7
28. Qg3+ Kf8 29. Qf3+ Kg7 30. Qg4+ Kf8 31. Qxe6) 25… Bxg5 26. hxg5 ({Not} 26.
Rxg5 Nxf6 27. Bxb6 Qe4+ 28. Qe3 Qc2+ 29. Kf1 Qb1+ 30. Kg2 Qe4+ 31. Qxe4 Nxe4
$18) 26… Qh1 {[#]} (26… Qc6 $142 27. Qd3 Qb5 28. Qxb5 axb5) 27. g6+ $1 hxg6
28. Rh4 Qc6 29. Rh7+ Kg8 30. Rg7+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kf8 31. Kd2 (31.
Qh4 $142 Qb5+ 32. Ke1 Qa5+ 33. Kf1 Qb5+ 34. Kg1 Qh5 35. Qxh5 gxh5 36. Rxd7)
31… Qb5 {[#]White is clearly winning.} 32. Rxd7 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxd7 {[#]}
33. Qh4 $1 {[%cal Rh4h8] Threatening mate with Qh8+.} Kg8 34. Qe4 Qe8 35. Qd3 {
Accuracy: White = 80%, Black = 32%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Black “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D37”]
[WhiteElo “2655”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “51”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,51,0,27,68,74,110,91,79,73,93,106,102,108,100,108,85,103,91,35,122,
134,204,89,197,192,190,190,262,266,323,239,295,299,1096,1060,893,859]} 1. c4 e6
2. d4 Nf6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 Bb4 6. Bg5 c5 7. e5 cxd4 8. Qa4+ Nc6 9.
O-O-O {LiveBook: 128 Games} Qa5 {[#] …Qxa4 is the strong threat. D39:
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence with 5 Bg5 dxc4} (9… Bd7 10. Ne4 Be7
11. exf6 gxf6 12. Bh4 O-O 13. Bxc4 Rc8 14. Kb1 e5 15. Rc1 f5 16. Nc5 Be8 17.
Nxb7 Qd7 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Na5 e4 20. Bb5 exf3 21. gxf3 {1-0 (21) Ivanchuk,V
(2714)-Palac,M (2548) Zagreb 2018}) 10. exf6 Bxc3 11. fxg7 Rg8 {White is
better.} 12. Qxc4 Rxg7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Bd7 13. bxc3 Rc8 14. Kb1 dxc3
15. Rxd7 Kxd7 16. Bd3 Rxg7 17. h4 b5 18. Qc5 a6 19. Ne5+ {1-0 (19) Bao,K (2237)
-Vu,Q (1940) Hanoi 2014}) 13. bxc3 {Hoping for Bd2.} Rxg5 14. Nxg5 Qxg5+ 15.
Kb2 Bd7 16. cxd4 Rc8 17. Be2 (17. Qc5 $16 Qg6 18. Qc2) 17… a5 (17… Ne7 $14
18. Qb3 Qxg2) 18. Qc5 $16 Qg6 (18… Qf4 $16) 19. Bd3 (19. Bb5 $18 {is more
deadly.}) 19… Qf6 (19… Qxg2 $16 {was necessary.} 20. Ka1 (20. Bxh7 Qxf2+
21. Ka1 b6 $11) 20… Nb4 21. Qxa5 Nd5) 20. Bb5 $18 ({Resist} 20. Bxh7 b6 $16)
20… Qxf2+ 21. Ka1 b6 (21… Qf6 {was called for.} 22. Rhf1 Qe7) 22. Qd6 Qf5
23. a4 Nb8 24. Rhf1 ({Don’t play} 24. Qxb6 $6 Bxb5 25. Qxb5+ (25. axb5 Nd7 $16)
25… Qxb5 $16) 24… Qg5 $2 (24… Qc2) 25. Bxd7+ Nxd7 {[#]} 26. Rxf7 $1 {
[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 65%, Black = 17%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Black “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D31”]
[WhiteElo “2640”]
[BlackElo “2547”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “91”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,91,34,30,36,26,20,14,35,31,38,0,28,27,23,23,26,10,9,8,38,29,35,34,35,
30,36,38,60,60,75,75,71,77,69,75,63,61,70,65,72,57,62,54,96,96,96,92,89,93,112,
108,106,101,158,148,211,211,206,206,193,132,256,249,246,243,371,371,403,360,
559,504,1272,1263,1282,1220,1188,1181,1069,1094,29981,29981,29983,2030]} 1. d4
d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 Nf6 6. e3 {LiveBook: 36 Games. D31:
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav without …Nf6 (+ Marshall Gambit and
Noteboom) and Exchange Variation lines without …Nf6} Bf5 (6… O-O 7. Bd3 c5
8. Nge2 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nc6 10. O-O Nxd4 11. exd4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Bg4 13. Qb3 Qd7
14. Rfe1 Rac8 15. Bb5 Qd8 16. Bf1 b6 17. f3 Be6 18. Ba6 {1-0 (82) Wang,Y (2706)
-Hou,Y (2617) Xinghua 2013}) 7. Qa4+ Nc6 8. Bb5 {[#] And now Qxb4 would win.
The position is equal.} O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 8… Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Bd7 10. Qa3
Ne7 11. Be2 O-O 12. Nf3 Ne4 13. O-O Ng6 {1/2-1/2 (57) Pawlowski,W (2200)-Vecek,
M (2298) ICCF email 2016}) 9. Nge2 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 {[%cal Bb2c3,Bc3c4][%mdl 32]}
Ne7 {Hoping for …a6.} 11. Ng3 Bd7 12. Rb1 b6 13. O-O Bxb5 14. Qxb5 Ne8 15. c4
c6 16. Qb3 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Ng6 17. Ne2 Nxf4 18. Nxf4
{[%cal Rc4d5]} ({Much worse is} 18. exf4 Nf6 $11) 18… Nf6 19. cxd5 cxd5 20.
Rfc1 Qd7 21. Rc2 Rac8 22. Rbc1 g6 23. h3 Kg7 24. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4b5][%mdl
32]} Rfe8 25. Qb5 Rxc2 26. Rxc2 Qxb5 27. axb5 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN}
Re7 28. Rc8 Rd7 29. f3 h5 30. g4 hxg4 31. hxg4 Nh7 ({Black should try} 31…
Ng8) 32. Kf2 $16 Nf8 (32… Nf6 $16 33. Nd3 Ng8) 33. Re8 $18 f6 34. Ne6+ Nxe6
35. Rxe6 {KR-KR} g5 36. Rc6 Kf7 37. Ke2 Ke7 (37… Kg6 $142 38. Kd3 Kf7) 38.
Kd3 Rb7 39. e4 dxe4+ (39… Rd7 $142 40. e5 fxe5 41. dxe5 Rd8) 40. fxe4 Rd7 (
40… Rb8 $142 41. Rc7+ Ke6 42. Rxa7 Kd6) 41. d5 Kf7 42. Ke3 Rb7 43. e5 fxe5
44. Ke4 Re7 45. d6 Re6 46. d7 {Accuracy: White = 87%, Black = 64%.} (46. Kd5
$142 Re8 47. d7 Rh8 48. Rc8 Rh3 49. Ke4 Rc3 50. Rxc3 Ke7 51. Rd3) 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Black “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C47”]
[WhiteElo “2575”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “38”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 29,30,-7,-7]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6.
Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O d5 9. exd5 cxd5 10. Bg5 c6 11. Qf3 Rb8 12. Ne2 {
C47: Scotch Four Knights and Four Knights with 4 g3} Bg4 13. Bxf6 Bxf3 14. Bxd8
Bxe2 15. Bxe2 Rfxd8 {[#] LiveBook: 16 Games} {Predecessor:} 16. Rfd1 $146 g6
17. g3 Kg7 18. Rab1 Be7 19. b3 Bf6 {1/2-1/2 (30) Kravtsiv,M (2654)-Safarli,E
(2667) Ankara 2018} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Golubka, Petro”]
[Black “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C77”]
[WhiteElo “2464”]
[BlackElo “2608”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “113”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,113,24,15,18,17,17,23,13,22,18,21,27,68,65,85,76,76,83,83,78,95,87,
180,122,120,118,302,277,256,148,140,141,103,105,105,105,140,129,131,125,127,
131,128,131,139,139,139,132,163,167,168,127,124,117,123,112,260,272,241,97,230,
193,264,261,388,322,380,379,345,299,293,256,527,526,517,516,485,490,464,441,
365,275,667,667,1379,1225,1767,1767,1760,1437,29976,29976]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6
3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Re1 b5 10. Bc2
{C77: Ruy Lopez: 3…a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines} Re8 (10… Bb7 11. Nf1 Nb8
12. d4 Nbd7 13. Ng3 Re8 14. a4 c6 15. Be3 Qc7 16. h3 exd4 17. cxd4 c5 {0-1 (65)
McShane,L (2640)-Howell,D (2676) London 2017}) 11. Nf1 h6 12. Ng3 d5 {LiveBook:
3 Games} 13. a4 {Threatens to win with axb5.} dxe4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13…
Bb7 14. Bd2 Qd7 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Ne4 Qe7 17. b4 {1-0 (40) Popovic,D (2561)
-Boruchovsky,A (2333) Plovdiv 2012}) 14. Nxe4 Nxe4 15. dxe4 {White wants to
play axb5.} Be6 16. b4 Qxd1 17. Rxd1 Rad8 18. Be3 Bc4 19. axb5 axb5 20. Ra6
Rxd1+ 21. Bxd1 Rd8 22. Nd2 Rd6 (22… Nb8 $16 23. Ra7 c6) 23. Bf3 (23. Bg4 $18)
23… Bd3 $16 24. Bc5 Rf6 $2 {[#]} (24… Nb8 $16 25. Rxd6 (25. Bxd6 Nxa6 26.
Be7 f6 $15) 25… cxd6 26. Bxd6 Nd7) 25. Ra8+ Kh7 26. g4 ({Better is} 26. Nf1
$18) 26… Rxf3 27. Nxf3 Bxe4 28. Nd2 Bd5 29. Re8 Be6 30. f3 e4 31. Nxe4 Bd7
32. Ra8 f5 33. gxf5 gxf5 34. Nf2 Bxc3 35. Nd3 Kg7 36. Kf2 Kf7 37. Ke3 Bf6 38.
Ra6 h5 39. Kd2 Ne7 (39… h4 $16 40. Kc2 Be8) 40. Bxe7 $18 Kxe7 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRN-KB} 41. Nc5 (41. Ke3 $18) 41… Be8 (41… Be5 $16) 42. Ke3 Bg5+ (
42… Bf7 $142 43. Nd3 Be8) 43. f4 Bf6 (43… Bh4 $142 44. Ne6 Kd7) 44. Nd3 c6
45. Ne5 Kd6 46. Ra8 Bd7 47. Kd4 Bh4 $2 {[#]} (47… Be6 {might work better.}
48. Rf8 Bg7 49. Rd8+ Kc7) 48. Rh8 Bf2+ 49. Kd3 Be6 50. Rxh5 c5 51. bxc5+ Bxc5
52. Rh6 b4 $2 (52… Ba3 53. Nf3 Kd7) 53. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Kd5
{and the idea …Bd6 leaves Black hopeful.} 54. Rh8 Be7 55. h5 Bf6 56. Rb8 Bxe5
57. Rb5+ {Accuracy: White = 83%, Black = 39%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2644”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “81”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,81,12,9,31,2,16,2,26,14,14,-20,152,147,154,155,189,183,177,156,297,
301,286,284,366,330,283,254,328,312,356,345,347,353,338,302,327,302,294,297,
308,308,312,311,306,310,308,288,296,312,275,283,376,303,377,386,359,326,592,
570,770,761,715,702,839,836]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3
a6 6. Nb3 e6 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6
Be3 e5} 7. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} b5 8. Bg2 Bb7 9. g5 Nfd7 10. O-O {
[%cal Bh1f1,Bf1f3,Bf3h3][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 3 Games} Be7 11. f4 Nc6 12. a3 O-O
13. Rf3 f6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13… Re8 14. Rg3 {1/2-1/2 (38) Kravtsiv,M
(2685)-Vykouk,J (2445) Batumi 2018}) 14. Bh3 f5 $2 {[#]} ({Black should play}
14… fxg5 $11 15. Bxe6+ Kh8) 15. exf5 $16 exf5 16. Bg2 Nb6 17. Rh3 $36 {
[%mdl 2048] White is really pushing.} Qe8 18. Be3 Nc4 (18… Bd8 $16 19. Bf2 (
19. Qxd6 Nc4 $16) 19… Qg6) 19. Bf2 Kh8 20. Bd5 Bd8 21. Qf3 Bb6 22. Kg2 Bxf2
23. Kxf2 ({Weaker is} 23. Qxf2 Qd7 $16) 23… Rc8 24. Re1 N6e5 {[#] And now …
Bxd5 would win.} 25. Bxb7 ({Less strong is} 25. fxe5 Bxd5 26. Nxd5 (26. Qxd5
dxe5 27. Kg1 Qg6 $16) 26… Nxe5 $18) 25… Nxf3 26. Rxe8 Rcxe8 27. Rxf3 Nxb2
28. Bxa6 Ra8 29. Bxb5 Rxa3 30. Ke2 g6 31. Re3 Rc8 32. Kd2 Nc4+ 33. Bxc4 $1 Rxc4
34. Ne2 Rc7 35. Re8+ Kg7 36. Ned4 Rd7 37. h4 h5 $2 (37… Ra4 {might work
better.} 38. h5 gxh5 39. Nxf5+ Kf7) 38. Re6 $18 {White is clearly winning.}
Raa7 39. Rf6 Kh7 40. Ne6 Rf7 41. Nbd4 {Accuracy: White = 81%, Black = 28%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Black “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B31”]
[WhiteElo “2608”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “79”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 13,79,10,40,-8,-9,-12,-6,-16,-14,-16,-19,-21,-22,-24,-6,-33,-26,-30,-31,
-35,-31,-37,-37,-39,-44,-38,-44,-24,-20,-93,-89,-138,-104,-98,-100,-164,-147,
-175,-95,-56,-76,-76,-35,-32,-22,-29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,6,5,8,8,
8]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d3 Bg7 6. h3 Nf6 7. Bd2 {
B31: Sicilian: 2…Nc6 3 Bb5 g6} (7. Nc3 Nd7 8. Be3 e5 9. O-O b6 10. Nh2 Nf8
11. f4 exf4 12. Rxf4 Be6 13. Rf2 h6 14. Qd2 g5 15. Raf1 {1/2-1/2 (115) Caruana,
F (2832)-Carlsen,M (2835) London 2018}) 7… Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7f8,Bf8e6,
Be6d4][%mdl 32] LiveBook: 3 Games} 8. Bc3 e5 9. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Nbd2
Qc7 10. Nc4 b5 11. Ba5 Qb8 12. Ncd2 O-O 13. O-O Re8 14. Nb3 Qd6 {1-0 (66)
Gonzalez Vidal,Y (2564)-Hernandez Sanchez,J (2377) Havana 2018}) 9… b6 10.
Nbd2 f6 11. Ng1 Nf8 12. Ne2 Ne6 13. O-O O-O 14. Nc4 Nd4 15. Bd2 Be6 16. Nxd4
cxd4 17. b3 Qd7 18. f4 b5 19. Na5 f5 20. exf5 Rxf5 {next …Raf8 is good for
Black.} 21. Qe2 (21. fxe5 $11 {keeps the balance.} Bd5 22. Rxf5 Qxf5 23. Qf1)
21… Bd5 $17 22. g4 Rf7 23. fxe5 Re8 24. c4 {[#]} (24. Rxf7 $17 {might work
better.} Qxf7 25. Qf2) 24… dxc3 $1 $19 ({Weaker is} 24… Rxe5 25. Qd1 $11)
25. Bxc3 Rxf1+ (25… Bh6 $19 26. Rxf7 Qxf7) 26. Rxf1 $17 Qe7 27. d4 a6 28. Qe3
bxa4 29. bxa4 Qa3 30. Ra1 {The position is equal.} Bh6 31. Qd3 ({But not} 31.
Rxa3 Bxe3+ 32. Kf1 c5 $17) 31… Qe7 {And now …Rf8 would win.} 32. Nc4 Rf8 {
[#] …Rf3 is the strong threat.} 33. Rf1 Rxf1+ 34. Qxf1 c5 35. Qd3 Qf7 36. Nd6
Qf4 {aiming for …c4!} 37. dxc5 Qe3+ 38. Qxe3 Bxe3+ 39. Kf1 Bxc5 40. Ke2 {
Accuracy: White = 62%, Black = 71%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Black “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B52”]
[WhiteElo “2547”]
[BlackElo “2575”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “87”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,87,11,16,-19,-21,-21,-21,-21,-19,-19,-19,-19,-20,-16,-21,-23,-20,-20,
0,-6,-6,-6,-6,-12,-12,-10,0,-2,0,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-14,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,19,14,26,27,65,65,118,122,112,121,197,197,192,195,500,418,151,553,661,
641]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,
Bc6e5,Be5f3][%mdl 32]} 6. c3 Nf6 7. Qe2 Qg4 {B52: Sicilian: Moscow Variation
with 3…Bd7} 8. Re1 Ne5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 9. Na3 $146 (9. Nxe5 {with more
complications.} Qxe2 10. Rxe2 dxe5 11. Na3 e6 12. d3) ({Predecessor:} 9. Nxe5
Qxe2 10. Rxe2 dxe5 11. Na3 O-O-O 12. Nc4 Nd7 13. d4 e6 14. Be3 exd4 15. cxd4 {
1/2-1/2 (40) Nevednichy,V (2566)-Moranda,W (2452) Warsaw 2005}) 9… Nxf3+ {
The position is equal.} 10. Qxf3 Qxf3 11. gxf3 e6 12. d4 cxd4 13. Nb5 Kd7 14.
Nxd4 Rc8 15. Be3 $1 a6 16. Rac1 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5a4][%mdl 32]} 17. a4 bxa4
18. Ra1 Rc4 19. Nc2 Be7 20. Bc1 Rb8 21. Ne3 Rc6 22. Rxa4 Ke8 23. Nc2 d5 24. Nd4
Rcb6 25. e5 Nd7 {White should prevent …Nc5.} 26. b4 Rc8 27. Bd2 Rc4 28. Nb3
g5 29. Kg2 Nf8 30. Rea1 Ng6 31. Rxa6 Rxa6 32. Rxa6 Nxe5 33. Ra8+ Kd7 34. b5 Bd8
35. Be3 {Threatens to win with Nc5+.} Nd3 $1 ({Much weaker is} 35… Rxc3 $6
36. Nc5+ Ke7 37. Bxg5+ f6 38. Be3 $16) 36. b6 {Strongly threatening b7.} Bxb6
37. Bxb6 Rxc3 (37… Nf4+ $14 38. Kf1 Rxc3 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack}) 38. Ra7+
$16 Ke8 39. Nd4 Nf4+ (39… Rc1 $16 40. h3 h6) 40. Kg3 $18 Rc1 {[%cal Rc1g1]
[#]} 41. h4 $1 Rg1+ $2 (41… h6 42. Nb5 Ne2+ 43. Kh2 Rc6) 42. Kh2 Rg2+ 43. Kh1
Rxf2 44. Ra8+ {Accuracy: White = 82%, Black = 47%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Black “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A21”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2640”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,84,0,0,0,0,30,28,7,33,35,27,36,36,59,55,59,40,79,72,74,70,112,110,98,
73,79,79,163,164,164,143,147,152,153,139,141,37,50,51,65,66,100,92,104,35,33,
16,19,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,39,40,34,34,37,-156,-172,-163,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e5
2. Nc3 Bb4 3. Nd5 Bc5 4. Nf3 c6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g3 {A21: English Opening: 1…e5
2 Nc3} Nf6 7. d4 exd4 8. Nxd4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} O-O 9. Bg2 Re8 $146 {
Threatening …Qb6.} ({Predecessor:} 9… Nbd7 10. O-O Nb6 11. b3 d5 12. cxd5
Nbxd5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Draskovic,L (2447)-Krasenkow,M (2644) Batumi
2018}) 10. O-O a5 11. b3 Na6 12. Bb2 Ba7 13. Qd2 Qe7 14. Rad1 Nc5 15. e4 Bg4 ({
Not} 15… Nfxe4 $2 16. Nxe4 Bd7 17. Rfe1 $18 (17. Qxa5 Nxe4 18. Qc7 Nc5 $15))
16. f3 Bd7 17. Kh1 Rad8 18. Rfe1 Bc8 19. g4 h6 20. Nce2 Qc7 (20… Ncxe4 $16
21. fxe4 Bxg4) 21. Ng3 $1 $18 Nh7 22. Bc3 Bb6 23. Ndf5 Bxf5 24. Nxf5 f6 25.
Nxd6 ({White should try} 25. f4 $16) 25… Re6 $14 26. e5 fxe5 27. Bxe5 Nf6 28.
Bg3 Qd7 29. g5 (29. Qc2 $16) 29… Rxe1+ 30. Qxe1 hxg5 31. Qe5 g4 32. Rd2 gxf3
33. Bxf3 {And now Ne4 would win.} Qh3 {[%cal Rh3f1]} 34. Rg2 Bc7 (34… Rd7 {
is interesting.} 35. Be2 Qe6 36. Nf5 Kf8 37. Qxe6 Nxe6 38. Bd6+ Kf7) 35. Qxc5
Bxd6 $1 36. Qxa5 Re8 {Strongly threatening …Bxg3.} 37. Bxc6 $2 (37. Qg5 $14 {
stays ahead.}) 37… bxc6 $17 38. Bxd6 {[#]} Qf3 $2 (38… Re2 $1 $19 {[%csl
Ge2][%cal Rh3g2][%mdl 512]} 39. Qg5 (39. Rxe2 Qf1#) 39… Re1+ 40. Rg1 Qf3+ 41.
Qg2 Rxg1+ 42. Kxg1 Qd1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 43. Qf1 Qxd6) 39. Be5 $11 {
The position is equal.} Qf1+ 40. Rg1 Qf3+ 41. Rg2 Qf1+ 42. Rg1 Qf3+ {Accuracy:
White = 61%, Black = 54%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Golubka, Petro”]
[Black “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2464”]
[BlackElo “2655”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “27”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 15,27,6,29,21,23,8,33,37,37,34,36,33,60,23]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5
d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. c4 Be7 {[%cal Bf8e7,Be7f6,Bf6e5][%mdl 32]} 6. Nc3 Nxc3 7.
dxc3 Nc6 8. Bd3 Bg4 {LiveBook: 16 Games. C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and
unusual White 3rd moves} 9. O-O (9. Be4 Qd7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 Kh8 12. Nd4
Nxd4 13. cxd4 c6 14. h3 Bh5 15. d5 Bg6 16. dxc6 bxc6 17. Bxg6 fxg6 {1-0 (60)
Malakhov,V (2689)-Zhao,Y (2383) China 2018}) 9… O-O 10. Bf4 Bf6 (10… Ne5 $5
) 11. h3 {White is slightly better.} Bh5 12. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Be4
Re8 13. Qd5 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Be5 15. Bd2 Rb8 16. Qd3 {1-0 (65) Nicolaisen,
S-Schjoerring,E corr 1987}) 12… Be5 13. Be3 Re8 14. Be2 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Korobov, Anton”]
[Black “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D38”]
[WhiteElo “2698”]
[BlackElo “2547”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,95,31,0,50,21,41,42,66,66,68,68,53,54,66,66,66,65,79,79,168,167,159,
132,182,191,188,176,179,189,177,196,185,186,183,190,332,337,336,325,489,268,
271,271,266,265,265,257,513,482,712,687,619,519,4794,741,893,630,542,467,1297,
1290,4943,1290,29978,29979,29978,29979,29985,29986,29986,29987,29987,29988,
29988,29989,29989,29990]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 h6 6.
Bxf6 Qxf6 7. e3 O-O 8. Rc1 dxc4 9. Bxc4 c5 10. O-O cxd4 {D38: Queen’s Gambit
Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)} 11. Ne4 {LiveBook: 73 Games} Qd8 (11…
Qe7 12. a3 Ba5 13. Qxd4 Rd8 14. Qc5 Qxc5 15. Nxc5 Nd7 16. Nb3 Bb6 17. a4 Nf6
18. Be2 {1/2-1/2 (31) Bu,X (2718)-Wei,Y (2734) Hangzhou 2018}) 12. Nxd4 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 12. exd4 Nc6 13. d5 exd5 14. Bxd5 Qb6 15. Qb3 Be7 16. Qxb6 axb6
17. a3 Bd7 18. Nfd2 {1/2-1/2 (30) Erdos,V (2609)-Zhao,Z (2523) Batumi 2018})
12… Bd7 {The position is equal.} 13. Qb3 Qb6 14. a3 Be7 15. Qxb6 axb6 16. Bb5
e5 17. Bxd7 $1 {And now Nf5 would win.} exd4 18. Rc7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White
has the initiative.} dxe3 19. Bb5 $1 ({Reject} 19. Rxb7 $6 exf2+ 20. Rxf2 (20.
Kxf2 Nxd7 21. Rxd7 Rfe8 $11) 20… Nxd7 $11) 19… Bd8 (19… Ra5 $16) 20. Rxb7
$18 exf2+ 21. Rxf2 Na6 {[#]} 22. Bc4 $1 Nc5 23. Nxc5 (23. Bxf7+ $6 Kh8 $16)
23… bxc5 24. Rfxf7 ({But not} 24. Bxf7+ Kh8 $16) 24… Rxf7 25. Rxf7 {
[%mdl 4096] Endgame Ra7+ is the strong threat. KRB-KRB} Kh7 26. Rf8 Rb8 27. a4
{[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent a5!} Kg6 (27… h5 {
was worth a try.} 28. Re8 Bc7 29. Bd3+ Kh6 30. Re6+ Kg5) 28. a5 Bc7 29. Bd3+
Kh5 (29… Kg5 $142 30. Rf5+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kg4 31. Rxc5 Bd8 32.
Rc4+ Kg5) 30. Rf5+ (30. Rf7 $142 Rb7 31. Kf1) 30… g5 31. Rxc5 Bf4 {Strongly
threatening …Be3+.} 32. Rc2 Be5 33. a6 Bxb2 $2 (33… Rxb2 34. Rxb2 Bxb2) 34.
Rc4 Ra8 (34… Rd8 $142 35. Bc2 Be5) 35. Ra4 Bc1 36. Kf2 Bf4 (36… Rf8+ $142
37. Ke2 Re8+ 38. Be4 Bf4) 37. Be4 (37. g3 $142 Bc7 38. Kg2) 37… Ra7 38. Bb7
Kg6 39. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3g4,Bg4g5,Bg5g6][%mdl 32]} h5 (39… Kf6 $142 40. Kf3
h5) 40. Kf3 Kf5 41. g4+ Kg6 42. Rxf4 {White mates.} gxf4 43. Kxf4 hxg4 44. hxg4
{KR-KB} Kf6 45. g5+ Kg6 {[#]} 46. Kg4 $1 Kg7 47. Kf5 Kf7 48. g6+ {Accuracy:
White = 79%, Black = 31%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Black “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E20”]
[WhiteElo “2663”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “52”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,52,0,-4,-1,-18,-8,-22,0,-18,19,8,15,0,6,17,22,36,29,16,19,13,12,11,8,
7,14,10,19,0,18,0,0,0,0,0,-8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 d5 5. Bg2
O-O 6. a3 {E20: Nimzo-Indian: 4 g3 and 4 f3} (6. Nf3 dxc4 7. O-O Nc6 8. Qa4 Nd5
9. Qc2 Be7 10. Rd1 Bd7 11. e4 Ncb4 12. Qd2 Nb6 13. Ne5 Nc6 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15.
Qc2 f5 {1-0 (62) Caruana,F (2822)-So,W (2780) Saint Louis 2018}) 6… Bxc3+ 7.
bxc3 dxc4 8. Qa4 Bd7 {[%cal Bc8d7,Bd7c6,Bc6d5][%mdl 32]} 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. f3 {
LiveBook: 10 Games} Qd7 11. Rb1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. e4 Bb5 12. Qa2 c5 13.
a4 Ba6 {0-1 (36) Stupak,K (2541)-Volokitin,A (2639) Batumi 2018}) 11… Bd5 12.
Qd3 Qc6 13. Nh3 Nbd7 14. O-O e5 15. Qd2 e4 16. Nf4 Nb6 17. Nxd5 Nfxd5 18. fxe4
Nxc3 {[%mdl 64] [#] Double Attack. The position is equal.} 19. Rb2 {aiming for
Rc2.} Nxe4 20. Qc2 {Black must now prevent Qxc6.} Rae8 21. Qxc6 bxc6 22. Rc2
Re6 $1 23. Bf4 Rd8 24. Bxe4 Rxe4 25. Bxc7 Rdxd4 26. Bxb6 axb6 {Accuracy: White
= 71%, Black = 62%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Black “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E06”]
[WhiteElo “2655”]
[BlackElo “2608”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “39”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,39,4,18,4,9,0,6,6,4,4,9,8,3,9,12,10,9,9,9,5,8,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6
3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10.
Qxc4 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 8 Games. The position is equal.} 11. b4 {E05: Open
Catalan: 5 Nf3 Be7} (11. Nc3 b5 12. Qh4 Bb7 13. axb5 axb5 14. Rxa8 Qxa8 15.
Nxb5 Ne5 16. Nxe5 Bxg2 17. Rd1 Bh1 18. Qh3 Qb8 19. Kxh1 Qxe5 {1/2-1/2 (19)
Gledura,B (2621)-Bruzon Batista,L (2653) Saint Louis 2018}) 11… Be7 12. Nc3
b5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… b6 13. Nd4 Ne5 14. Qb3 Ra7 15. Rd1 Rd7 16. Bf4
Rxd4 17. Bxe5 Rxb4 18. Qc2 Qe8 {0-1 (70) Napolov,V-Korsunsky,R Cheliabinsk
(Russia) 1975}) 13. Qd4 Bb7 $1 14. axb5 axb5 15. Rxa8 Qxa8 16. Nxb5 e5 17. Qb2
Qa4 18. Nc3 Qxb4 19. Qxb4 Bxb4 20. Bb2 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Black “Golubka, Petro”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2640”]
[BlackElo “2464”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 27,93,14,17,21,14,17,16,0,1,0,35,37,43,-7,68,41,64,56,58,56,101,83,86,
88,87,81,87,89,83,90,128,143,156,146,252,254,238,251,281,247,256,262,234,236,
261,249,259,242,389,232,479,485,524,511,637,626,599,562,853,746,716,853,805,
829,1046,943,1033,1001]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 b6 5. a3 Bxd2+
6. Qxd2 Bb7 7. e3 O-O 8. Be2 a5 9. b3 d6 10. Bb2 Nbd7 11. O-O Qe7 12. Rfd1 {
E14: Queen’s Indian: Classical Variation (4 e3)} (12. Qc2 c5 13. Rfd1 Rfd8 14.
Qc3 Ne4 15. Qe1 h6 16. Nd2 Nef6 17. Nb1 cxd4 18. exd4 e5 19. Bf1 e4 {1-0 (64)
Wojtaszek,R (2742)-Moiseenko,A (2698) Germany 2015}) 12… Ne4 13. Qc2 f5 14.
d5 e5 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 15. b4 {[#]} c6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15… Ng5 16.
Bc3 Nxf3+ 17. Bxf3 Qh4 18. Be2 Nf6 19. Be1 axb4 20. axb4 {1-0 (37) Yilmaz,M
(2614)-Hjartarson,J (2536) Reykjavik 2017}) 16. dxc6 Bxc6 17. Nd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,
Bd2b1,Bb1c3,Bc3d5][%mdl 32]} Ng5 {[%cal Be4g5,Bg5e6,Be6d4][%mdl 32]} 18. f3 f4
19. e4 Ne6 20. Qd3 Rfd8 (20… Rf6 $11) 21. Nb1 $1 $14 Nf6 22. Nc3 Nd4 23. Bf1
Rab8 24. Nd5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has strong initiative.} Nxd5 25. Bxd4 Ba4
26. Rd2 Nf6 27. Bf2 axb4 28. axb4 b5 29. Qc3 {[#] aiming for cxb5.} Kh8 30. c5
d5 (30… dxc5 $16 31. Rxd8+ (31. bxc5 Rxd2 32. Qxd2 Qe8 $16) (31. Bxc5 Qe6 $16
) 31… Rxd8) 31. exd5 $18 Nxd5 32. Qb2 Nf6 33. Re1 Rxd2 34. Qxd2 Re8 35. c6
Qc7 36. Qc3 Re6 37. Rc1 e4 (37… Nd5 {was called for.} 38. Qd3 Rxc6) 38. Bd4 (
38. fxe4 $142 {Strongly threatening Qc5.} Ng8 39. Bd4) 38… exf3 $2 {[#]} (
38… Nd5 39. Qc5 Ne7 40. fxe4 (40. Bxb5 Bxb5 41. Qxb5 Rxc6 $18) 40… h6) 39.
Qxf3 {White is clearly winning.} h6 40. h3 Ne4 41. Qg4 Bb3 {If Black can now
play …Re7 this consolidates a bit.} 42. Bxb5 Nf6 43. Qf5 f3 44. Qxf3 Bd5 45.
Qf2 Bxc6 46. Bxf6 Rxf6 47. Qc5 {Accuracy: White = 92%, Black = 46%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Black “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2575”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “124”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,124,53,51,45,35,22,8,49,34,31,18,35,20,26,16,29,24,35,25,33,0,17,0,
17,24,23,33,69,8,9,0,0,0,12,-12,-17,-8,-10,-16,-9,-10,25,29,29,34,34,7,6,0,0,0,
95,89,96,0,105,108,112,101,109,130,122,0,0,0,0,-825,-800,-748,-731,-664,-598,
-2069,-2061,-2002,-1918,-556,0,-27,-87,-87,-120,-125,-135,-56,-113,-116,-128,
-482,-406,-511,-477,-1758,-1747,-29943,-29948,-12849,-12850,-12841,-9323,-1908,
-1352,-29961,-29962,-5122,-5106]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. c4 Nc6 4. Bg2 d6 5. d4
cxd4 6. Nxd4 Bd7 7. Nc3 g6 8. Nxc6 {A31: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4}
Bxc6 9. e4 Bg7 10. Be3 O-O 11. O-O {LiveBook: 33 Games} Rc8 12. Rc1 (12. Bxa7
b6 $17) 12… a6 13. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. b4 b5 14. c5 dxc5 15. Bxc5
Nd7 16. Bd4 Ne5 {1/2-1/2 (29) Ovetchkin,R (2501)-Zvjaginsev,V (2683) St
Petersburg 2012}) 13… Qa5 14. Bd2 Rfe8 15. a3 Bd7 16. Nd5 Qd8 $1 17. Qb3 Nxd5
18. exd5 b5 19. cxb5 Bxb5 20. Bc3 Bh6 21. Rcd1 Qd7 22. Re4 {White wants to
play a4.} Qc7 23. Rde1 Bd3 24. Rh4 (24. Rb4 $14) 24… Bg5 $11 25. Rg4 Bf6 26.
Bxf6 Bf5 27. Rf4 exf6 28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. h4 Qc1+ 30. Kh2 Re2 31. Qb8+ Kg7 32.
h5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Threatens to win with h6+! White has good play.} h6 $1 33.
hxg6 Bxg6 34. Qd8 Qxb2 35. Rb4 Qc2 (35… Qe5 $11 {remains equal.} 36. Rb8 Qh5+
37. Bh3 Rxf2+ 38. Kg1 Qd1+ 39. Kxf2 Qd4+ 40. Kf1 Bd3+ 41. Kg2 (41. Ke1 $2 {
leads to mate.} Qe3+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 42. Kd1 Qe2+ 43. Kc1 Qc2#) 41…
Be4+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 42. Kf1 Qd1+ 43. Kf2 Qd2+ 44. Kf1 Qd3+ 45. Kf2
Qf3+ 46. Ke1 Qe3+ 47. Kf1 (47. Kd1 Bf3+ 48. Kc2 Be4+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered
Attack} 49. Kd1 Bf3+ 50. Kc2 Be4+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} 51. Kd1 $11)
47… Qf3+ 48. Ke1 Qe3+ 49. Kf1 (49. Kd1 Bf3+ 50. Kc2 Be4+ {[%mdl 64]
Discovered Attack} 51. Kd1 Bf3+ 52. Kc2 Be4+ {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} 53.
Kd1 $11) 49… Qf3+ 50. Ke1) 36. Rb8 $16 {[%csl Gb8][%cal Rd8h8]} Bh7 37. Qh8+
$1 ({Much weaker is} 37. Rc8 $6 Qf5 $11) 37… Kg6 {[#]} 38. Rg8+ $1 {[%mdl
512]} Bxg8 39. Qxg8+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQB} Kf5 40. Qxf7 {[%cal Rf7h5]}
Ke5 41. Qa7 (41. Qh5+ $1 $16 Kd4 42. Qh4+ Re4 43. Qxf6+ (43. Bxe4 Qxe4 44.
Qxf6+ Kxd5 $16) 43… Kc5 44. Bxe4 Qxe4 45. Qxh6) 41… Rxf2 $11 42. Qe3+ Kf5 {
[#]} 43. Qe6+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (43. g4+ $1 $11 {[%mdl 512]} Kg6 (43… Kxg4 44.
Qh3+) 44. Qe8+ Kg7 45. Qd7+ Kh8 46. Qe8+ Kh7 47. Qf7+ Kh8 48. Qe8+ Kg7 49. Qe7+
Kh8 50. Qe8+) 43… Kg5 $1 $19 44. Qe3+ Kg4 $1 45. Qe6+ Qf5 46. Qg8+ Qg5 $1 {
[%cal Rg5g8]} 47. Qe6+ f5 {[%cal Bf6f5,Bf5f4][%mdl 32]} 48. Qxd6 a5 $2 ({
Better is} 48… Re2 $19 {…f4 is the strong threat.} 49. Qxa6 Rxg2+ $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 50. Kxg2 Qd2+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 51. Kh1 Qxd5+ 52. Kg1 Qd4+
53. Kg2 Qd2+ 54. Kf1 Qd1+ 55. Kf2 Qf3+ 56. Kg1 h5) 49. Qe5 $1 $11 {[%cal Re5d4]
} f4 50. Qe6+ Qf5 {( -> …Qxe6)} 51. Qg8+ {[#]} Kh5 $1 {And now …Re2 would
win.} 52. Qe8+ Qg6 53. Qe5+ Kg4 {Strongly threatening …Qh5+.} 54. gxf4 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (54. Qd4 $17 {nothing else works.} Rxg2+ 55. Kxg2 Qc2+ 56. Kf1
Kxg3 57. Qg1+ Kf3 58. Qh1+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kg3 59. Qg1+ Kf3 60. Qh1+
{[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kg4 61. Qxh6) 54… Qf5 55. Qg7+ Kh5 56. Kg1 (56. Qe5
$142 Rxf4 57. Qe2+ Kg6 58. Qe8+ Kg7 59. Qe7+ Qf7 60. Qe5+ Qf6 61. Qc7+ Kg6 62.
Qc6) 56… Rxf4 $19 57. Qc3 Qb1+ 58. Kh2 Qb8 59. Kg1 Qb6+ 60. Kh2 Qd4 61. Qc8
Rh4+ 62. Bh3 Qe5+ {Accuracy: White = 48%, Black = 71%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Black “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2655”]
[BlackElo “2640”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “77”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:58]} dxc4
{[%emt 0:00:31]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Bd2 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:06:52]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:31]} 8.
dxc5 {[%emt 0:03:54]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 9. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Nbd7 {
[%emt 0:04:24]} 10. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:01:35]} b5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 11. Qxb5 {
[%emt 0:22:13]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 12. Qc4 {[%emt 0:29:47]} Rxb2 {[%emt 0:00:
34]} 13. Qc1 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:38:59]} 14. Nc3 {[%emt 0:04:58]} Ba6
{[%emt 0:05:39]} 15. Na4 {[%emt 0:08:02]} Rb5 16. Rd1 Qe7 {[%emt 0:10:37]} 17.
Nxc5 {[%emt 0:04:57]} Qxc5 18. Qxc5 Nxc5 {[%emt 0:03:50]} 19. Nd4 {[%emt 0:02:
11]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 20. Bc1 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 21. Ba3
{[%emt 0:00:27]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 22. Nc6 {[%emt 0:01:02]} Rbxc6 {[%emt 0:
03:20]} 23. Bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h5 {[%emt 0:02:30]} 24. Bf3 {[%emt 0:01:02]}
Nce4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 25. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:01:33]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 26. Rc2 {
[%emt 0:02:43]} Nd2 {[%emt 0:02:52]} 27. Be7 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Nxf3+ {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 28. exf3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 29. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:09]
} gxf6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 31. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 32. Rxa7 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 33. a5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 34. Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:37]} h4 {
[%emt 0:01:16]} 35. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} hxg3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 36. hxg3 {
[%emt 0:00:29]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 37. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Be2 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 38. a6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Bf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Black “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C50”]
[WhiteElo “2608”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “37”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,37,14,12,0,0,0,6,-2,0,0,0,0,0,0,18,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.
Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O O-O 6. h3 h6 7. Re1 d6 8. c3 {[%cal Bc2c3,Bc3d4][%mdl
32]} a5 {C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} 9. Nbd2
Be6 10. Bb5 Qb8 {LiveBook: 30 Games. The position is equal.} 11. Bxc6 (11. Nf1
Qa7 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Nxe3 Ne7 14. Ba4 Ng6 15. Bc2 {1/2-1/2 (27) Dominguez
Perez,L (2739)-Nakamura,H (2777) Saint Louis 2018}) 11… bxc6 12. d4 exd4 13.
cxd4 Bb6 {[#]} 14. Nf1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. b3 d5 15. e5 {1-0 (38) Stevic,
H (2579)-Deac,B (2594) Batumi 2018}) 14… d5 15. e5 Ne4 16. Be3 a4 17. Qc1 Qe8
18. Ng3 Nxg3 19. fxg3 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Black “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C90”]
[WhiteElo “2547”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 24,68,17,21,36,37,39,34,33,-31,-29,-78,-91,-97,-65,-78,-75,-115,-106,
-167,-150,-176,-177,-189,-143,-129,-123,-123,-122,-122,-124,-118,-115,-123,
-128,-200,-155,-453,-454,-470,-441,-461,-459,-593,-557,-29987,-29988]} 1. e4 e5
2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 {[%cal Bf1b5,Bb5a4,Ba4b3,Bb3c4][%mdl 32]} a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5.
O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. a4 b4 10. a5 Rb8 11. Bc4 Bb7 12. d4 {
C90: Closed Ruy Lopez with 7…d6: Early deviations} bxc3 13. Nxc3 {LiveBook:
4 Games} exd4 14. Nxd4 {White is slightly better.} Ne5 {[#]} 15. Bf1 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 15. Bb3 c5 16. Nf5 c4 17. Bc2 Bc8 18. Ne3 Rb4 19. Ned5 Nxd5 20.
Nxd5 {1-0 (32) Palac,M (2610)-Dervishi,E (2496) Jesolo 1999}) 15… Re8 16. f4
(16. Bg5 $14) 16… Ned7 $15 17. g3 Bf8 18. Bg2 g6 19. Nb3 Ba8 20. Bd2 c5 21.
Bc1 (21. Nc1 $17 {might work better.}) 21… Qc7 22. Nd2 {[#]} c4 $1 23. Re2
Nc5 24. Nxc4 Ncxe4 25. Nxe4 Bxe4 ({Don’t play} 25… Nxe4 $6 26. Nb6 $11) 26.
Bxe4 Rxe4 ({But not} 26… Nxe4 $6 27. Nb6 $11) 27. Rxe4 Nxe4 28. Ne3 Rb5 29.
Ra4 (29. Qc2 $17 {was worth a try.} Qxc2 30. Nxc2) 29… d5 {[%cal Bd6d5,Bd5e4,
Be4e3][%mdl 32] Strongly threatening …Bc5.} 30. Kg2 $2 {[#]} (30. Rd4 $17)
30… Qc6 $19 31. Rd4 Bg7 32. Rxe4 dxe4 33. Qd8+ Bf8 34. Ng4 {and the idea
Nf6+ leaves White hopeful.} e3+ {Accuracy: White = 36%, Black = 81%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C84”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,80,41,17,20,18,47,40,31,32,48,45,41,45,41,-13,-8,-23,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,17,15,21,17,14,17,37,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,71,54,95,0,0,10,0,0,
0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.
a4 Bg4 9. c3 O-O 10. h3 {C84: Closed Ruy Lopez: Unusual White 6th moves} Bh5
11. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2c4,Bc4e3,Be3f5][%mdl 32]} b4 12. a5 {LiveBook: 3
Games. White is slightly better.} bxc3 13. bxc3 Qc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13…
d5 14. Qe2 d4 15. Ba4 Nxa5 16. cxd4 exd4 17. g4 Nxg4 18. hxg4 Bxg4 19. Rb1 Qd6
20. Re1 {1/2-1/2 (20) Grigoriants,S (2561)-Daulyte,D (2223) Cappelle-la-Grande
2012}) 14. Nc4 Rb8 {[#] Threatens to win with …Bxf3.} 15. Ba4 Nd8 16. Ne3 {
Black must now prevent Nf5.} c5 17. Nf5 Qc7 18. Bb3 (18. Re1 $14) 18… Bxf3 $1
$11 19. gxf3 g6 20. Nxe7+ Qxe7 21. f4 Ne6 22. fxe5 dxe5 23. Bc4 Qd6 24. Bh6
Rfd8 25. Qf3 Nh5 $1 26. Rfb1 Nhf4 27. Kh2 Qc6 28. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl
32]} Qd6 29. h5 Qe7 30. Qg4 Qf6 {[#] Strongly threatening …g5.} 31. Bxe6 ({
Don’t blunder} 31. Bxa6 $2 g5 $19) 31… Nxe6 32. Be3 $1 Ra8 33. Rd1 Rd6 34.
Rab1 Rad8 35. Rb6 Kg7 36. Kg1 R8d7 (36… Kg8 $11 {remains equal.}) 37. Rdb1 g5
38. Rxd6 ({White should play} 38. Qf5 $16 h6 39. c4) 38… Rxd6 {The position
is equal.} 39. Rb6 Rxd3 40. Rxa6 Rxc3 {Accuracy: White = 59%, Black = 52%.}
1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Golubka, Petro”]
[Black “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2464”]
[BlackElo “2575”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:01:02]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:01]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. h4 {
[%emt 0:04:03]} e5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 7. Nb3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:30]
} 8. Bg5 {[%emt 0:04:24]} Be6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 9. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Bxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 10. g3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Be7 {[%emt 0:05:09]} 11. Nd5 {[%emt 0:
12:40]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 12. Bh3 {[%emt 0:03:38]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 13.
c3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:22]} 14. Kf1 {[%emt 0:02:31]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:
02:41]} 15. Ne3 {[%emt 0:03:09]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:14:05]} 16. Nxc4 {[%emt 0:02:11]}
Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 17. Nd2 {[%emt 0:02:53]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:04:20]} 18. Bxe6 {
[%emt 0:04:27]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 19. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:18:
06]} 20. Nf3 {[%emt 0:01:43]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:07:06]} 21. Qxb5 {[%emt 0:03:03]}
axb5 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 22. Kg2 {[%emt 0:09:48]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 23. cxb4 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:04:12]} 24. Rhc1 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Re2 {[%emt 0:02:
10]} 25. Rc7 {[%emt 0:04:34]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 26. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:03:15]} d5
{[%emt 0:00:03]} 27. Rf1 {[%emt 0:03:33]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:09:10]} 28. Nxe5 {
[%emt 0:01:57]} Rxb2 29. a4 {[%emt 0:11:22]} Ra2 {[%emt 0:08:28]} 30. a5 {
[%emt 0:06:08]} e3 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 31. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} e2 {[%emt 0:00:41]
} 32. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:07]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 33. Ne5 {[%emt 0:01:49]} Bf6 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} 34. f4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:03:13]} 35. fxe5 {
[%emt 0:01:35]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 36. Rb6 {[%emt 0:05:24]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:
15]} 37. Rc6 {[%emt 0:02:38]} Re4 {[%emt 0:04:12]} 38. a6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} Rxb4
{[%emt 0:01:07]} 39. Rxe6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rba4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 40. R6xe2 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rxa2+ {[%emt 0:
00:28]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Korobov, Anton”]
[Black “Golubka, Petro”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D37”]
[WhiteElo “2698”]
[BlackElo “2464”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “69”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,69,15,11,46,56,54,46,58,64,65,68,52,37,44,41,85,52,58,27,85,95,91,87,
82,94,93,83,93,89,81,84,75,71,79,68,66,61,75,81,64,44,106,98,95,90,99,102,148,
167,268,263,337,341,1083,1093,1298,1178,1161,1136]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3
d5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Rc1 {LiveBook: 150 Games} dxc4 {D37:
Queen’s Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} (7… Bb7 8. Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 a6 10. O-O b5 11.
Bd3 Nbd7 12. a4 b4 13. Nb1 c5 14. Nbd2 cxd4 15. Bc7 Qe8 16. exd4 {1-0 (57)
Lalith,B (2575)-Melkumyan,H (2650) Abu Dhabi 2016}) 8. Bxc4 Bb7 9. O-O a6 {
White is slightly better.} 10. Qe2 Nbd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… b5 11. Bb3
Bd6 12. Bg3 Bxg3 13. hxg3 Nc6 14. Rfd1 Qe7 15. Ng5 e5 16. d5 Na5 17. Bc2 Nc4
18. b3 Nd6 19. Bb1 {1/2-1/2 (19) Domotor,J (2092)-Horvath,G (2273) Hungary 2006
}) 11. Rfd1 Bd6 12. Bg5 {[%cal Bf4g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3][%mdl 32]} b5 13. Bd3 Qe7 14.
Ne4 h6 15. Bh4 Rac8 (15… g5 $11 16. Nxd6 cxd6) 16. Nxf6+ $16 Nxf6 17. e4 {
[#] e5 is the strong threat.} e5 18. dxe5 Bxe5 19. Nxe5 Qxe5 20. Bg3 Qe6 {
[%cal Rb7e4]} 21. e5 ({But not} 21. Bxc7 Bxe4 22. Bxe4 Nxe4 $11) 21… Nd5 22.
Be4 (22. Qe4 {looks sharper.} g6 23. Qh4 Kg7 24. a4 c6 25. Be4) 22… Rcd8 23.
Rd3 Rfe8 24. Qf3 c6 25. h4 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Bc8 26. h5 Bd7 (26…
Ne7 $14) 27. Rcd1 {[%cal Re4d5]} Rc8 28. Rd4 Rf8 29. Qa3 Rfe8 30. Bc2 ({
Don’t play} 30. Qxa6 $6 Ra8 $14) 30… f5 (30… g6 {was called for.} 31. hxg6
fxg6) 31. exf6 $1 $18 Qxf6 32. Qd3 ({Not} 32. Qxa6 Be6 $16) 32… Kf8 $2 (32…
g6 33. hxg6 Qg5) 33. Qh7 {White is clearly winning.} Re2 {[#]} 34. Rf4 $1 {
[%mdl 512]} Nxf4 35. Rxd7 {Accuracy: White = 92%, Black = 51%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Black “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B29”]
[WhiteElo “2663”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “51”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,51,57,18,39,25,51,60,81,71,87,83,107,99,85,78,71,70,64,70,99,77,64,
72,55,53,88,0,87,10,56,47,49,55,57,54,52,19,428,172,153,147,354,305]} 1. e4 {
[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Nc3 Nxc3 5. dxc3 Nc6 6.
Bd3 {LiveBook: 7 Games. B29: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 Nf6 (Nimzowitsch Variation)} (6.
Bc4 e6 7. Bf4 Qb6 8. Nd2 Qxb2 9. Ne4 Qb6 10. Qg4 Na5 11. Be2 Qb2 12. O-O Qxc2
13. Qf3 Qa4 14. Rab1 a6 15. Rfd1 {1-0 (27) Amin,B (2693)-Gordievsky,D (2622)
Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 6… d6 7. exd6 Qxd6 8. Be3 {White is slightly better.} Bg4
$146 ({Predecessor:} 8… g6 9. Qe2 e5 10. O-O-O Qe7 11. Ng5 Be6 12. Bb5 f5 13.
f4 Bg8 14. Rhe1 e4 {1-0 (47) Lee,P-Rabassa,L Sinaia 1965}) 9. h3 Bh5 10. Qe2 e6
11. O-O-O Qc7 12. g4 Bg6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Qc4 Qa5 15. Ng5 Be7 16. Nxe6 $40 {
[%mdl 128] White has strong attack.} fxe6 17. Qxe6 {[#] aiming for Rd7.} Kf8
18. a3 (18. Rd7 $16 Rd8 19. Rhd1 (19. Rxb7 Rd6 $14) 19… Rxd7 20. Rxd7) 18…
Re8 (18… Nd8 $11 19. Qxg6 Qb6 20. Qf5+ Qf6) 19. Rd5 (19. Rd7 $6 Qb6 $14) ({
Better is} 19. Qxg6 $16 {Hoping for Rd5.} c4 20. Rd7) 19… Rd8 20. Rhd1 $1
Rxh3 21. Qxg6 Rxd5 22. Rxd5 Qc7 23. Qf5+ {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.}
({Don’t play} 23. Rf5+ Bf6 $15) (23. Qe6 $5 {[%cal Rd5f5]} Rf3 24. Rh5 $14)
23… Ke8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (23… Bf6 $1 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 24. g5 (
24. Bf4 $142 Ne5 25. Bxe5) 24… Rh1+ $18 25. Kd2 {[#] Black must now prevent
Qg6+.} Bf8 $2 (25… Nd8 $16) 26. Qe4+ {Accuracy: White = 31%, Black = 25%.}
1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Black “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B12”]
[WhiteElo “2644”]
[BlackElo “2547”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “59”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,59,47,82,51,44,41,119,79,77,63,77,74,89,86,88,78,82,79,79,85,83,86,
80,79,84,99,90,94,85,91,100,42,42,42,42,42,42,42,42,35,35,35,35,35]} 1. e4 c6
2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O h6 7. a4 {B12: Caro-Kann:
Advance Variation} (7. Nbd2 Nd7 8. Nb3 g5 9. Ne1 Qc7 10. f4 c5 11. Nxc5 Nxc5
12. dxc5 Qxc5+ 13. Kh1 d4 14. Nd3 Qc7 15. fxg5 {0-1 (32) Shirov,A (2636)
-Nakamura,H (2763) Douglas 2018}) 7… Nd7 8. a5 a6 9. b4 Bh7 {LiveBook: 4
Games} 10. Nc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. c3 Ng6 11. Bd3 Be7 12. Qc2 O-O 13. Nbd2
Re8 14. Nb3 Ngf8 {1-0 (50) Bartel,M (2649)-Lalith,B (2565) Warsaw 2016}) 10…
Ng6 11. Rb1 f6 ({Better is} 11… Be7 $14) 12. Na4 Be7 13. Bd3 O-O {[%cal
Rf6e5]} 14. exf6 Bxf6 15. Re1 Re8 16. Nc5 Nxc5 17. bxc5 Qc7 18. h3 Re7 19. Bd2
Rf8 20. Rb3 Nh4 {With the idea …Bxd3.} 21. Bxh7+ Kxh7 {[#]} 22. Nxh4 $1 Bxh4
23. g3 Ref7 {[#]} 24. f4 (24. Re2 $1 $16 Bd8 25. Bf4) 24… Bf6 $14 {White is
slightly better.} 25. Rd3 ({But not} 25. Rxe6 Bxd4+ 26. Be3 Bxe3+ 27. Rexe3
Qxa5 $15) 25… Re7 26. Qg4 Qd7 27. h4 Qe8 28. Kg2 h5 29. Qh3 Qg6 30. Re2 {
Accuracy: White = 64%, Black = 82%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Black “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E12”]
[WhiteElo “2640”]
[BlackElo “2608”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “78”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. a3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bb7
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. cxd5 {[%emt 0:
01:13]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. e3 {[%emt 0:02:16]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:05:40]} 8.
bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:02:27]} c5 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} 10. e4 {[%emt 0:02:36]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:05:11]} 11. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:13]}
O-O {[%emt 0:02:53]} 12. e5 {[%emt 0:08:16]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 13. h4 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:28:55]} 14. gxf3 {[%emt 0:31:25]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:
01:28]} 15. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:56]} f5 {[%emt 0:07:25]} 16. exf6 {[%emt 0:08:00]}
Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 17. Bxh7+ {[%emt 0:00:42]} Kxh7 {[%emt 0:04:12]} 18. Qc2+
{[%emt 0:00:10]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:05:03]} 19. Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:09]} 20. Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:41]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 21. Qe4 {[%emt 0:07:17]}
Qf6 {[%emt 0:04:15]} 22. Ke2 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:04:18]} 23. Rhg1 {
[%emt 0:04:05]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:05:05]} 24. f4 {[%emt 0:08:32]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:01:
45]} 25. Qg6 {[%emt 0:17:11]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:04:32]} 26. fxe3 {[%emt 0:00:37]}
exf4 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 27. Rd8 {[%emt 0:01:48]} Rc2+ {[%emt 0:05:30]} 28. Ke1 {
[%emt 0:00:24]} Rc1+ {[%emt 0:00:58]} 29. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rxd1+ {[%emt 0:
02:03]} 30. Kxd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd8+ {[%emt 0:05:10]} 31. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:11]
} Qxg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 32. Rxg6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 33. Kf2
{[%emt 0:01:08]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 34. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rxa3 {[%emt 0:
00:34]} 35. Rxf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 36. h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 37. Rg4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rb3 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 38. Ke2 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 39. Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:
18]} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Black “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2575”]
[BlackElo “2655”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “111”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 26,111,44,31,61,30,32,31,46,24,32,-47,-20,-16,-28,-85,-81,-120,-121,
-116,-119,-129,-131,-117,-115,-131,-129,-125,-129,-117,-126,-127,-118,-120,
-121,-129,-116,-110,-47,-30,-43,-27,-33,-103,-103,-97,-97,-97,-97,-297,-307,
-389,-14,-15,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-12,-12,-12,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 Nc6 7.
cxd5 Nxd5 8. e4 Nb6 9. d5 Na5 10. Nc3 c6 11. Bf4 Bg4 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 cxd5
14. exd5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Rc8 {D76: Fianchetto Grünfeld: Main Line with 7…
Nb6} 15. Rac1 Nac4 16. b3 (16. Qe2 Nd6 17. Be5 Bxe5 18. Qxe5 Re8 19. h4 Nd7 20.
Qe2 Nf6 21. Rc2 Qa5 22. Rfc1 {1/2-1/2 (107) Fressinet,L (2651)-Le Roux,J (2557)
Orsay 2018}) 16… Nd6 $1 {[%cal Bc4d6,Bd6f5,Bf5d4,Bd4e2][%mdl 32] White is
slightly better.} 17. Ne4 Nf5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17… Nxe4 18. Qxe4 Rxc1 19.
Rxc1 Nc8 20. Qc4 Nd6 21. Qc7 Bd4 22. Bg5 {1-0 (44) Lesiege,A (2500)-Lopez,C
(2400) Cienfuegos 1997}) 18. Nc5 (18. Rxc8 $14 Nxc8 19. Rc1) 18… Nd4 $15 19.
Qe4 Qxd5 $1 (19… f5 $6 20. Qe1 $16) 20. Qxd5 (20. Qxe7 $11 {was the only way
to keep the balance.} Qf5 21. Rfe1 (21. Nxb7 Nd5 $11) (21. Bxb7 $2 Rce8 $19))
20… Ne2+ $17 21. Kh2 Nxd5 22. Bxd5 Nxc1 23. Rxc1 Bb2 $1 {[%cal Rb2c1]} 24.
Rc4 b5 {[%mdl 1024] Black has strong compensation.} 25. Rc2 {Threatens to win
with Bb7.} Ba3 $1 26. Be3 Rc7 $1 27. b4 Bxb4 28. Na6 Rxc2 29. Nxb4 Rc7 30. Bc6
a6 $1 31. Nd5 Rfc8 (31… Rxc6 $17 32. Nxe7+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} Kg7 33.
Nxc6 Rc8) 32. Nxc7 $15 Rxc7 33. Be4 a5 34. Kg2 (34. Bb6 $1 $15 Rd7 35. Bxa5)
34… a4 $1 $17 35. Bf4 Rc8 36. Kf3 {[#]} b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4b3] Strongly
threatening …b3.} 37. Ke3 $2 (37. Be5 $17 {is a better defense.}) 37… b3
$19 38. axb3 axb3 $2 ({Black should play} 38… a3 $19 39. Kd2 {[#]} e5 $1 {
[%mdl 512]} 40. Bxe5 Re8) 39. Be5 $11 {The position is equal.} Rc1 40. Kd2 Rf1
41. Ke2 Rc1 42. Bb2 Rc8 43. Kd2 g5 44. g4 h6 45. Bd3 Kf8 46. Bc3 f6 47. Be2 Kf7
48. Bd1 Rd8+ 49. Ke2 $1 Rb8 {And now …b2 would win.} 50. Bb2 e6 51. Kd2 Rd8+
52. Kc1 Rd3 53. f3 $1 {[#]} h5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 54. Be2 (54. gxh5 Rd8) 54… Rd8
55. Bc3 Rh8 56. Bd1 {Accuracy: White = 69%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Black “Korobov, Anton”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D10”]
[WhiteElo “2655”]
[BlackElo “2698”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “102”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 12,102,0,13,13,13,20,25,15,8,40,41,45,48,46,20,16,20,25,25,40,28,31,15,
13,12,23,8,48,7,20,8,60,66,64,52,119,119,147,118,116,123,133,132,135,139,137,
146,133,87,101,96,125,91,137,127,200,165,170,-8,0,-61,90,85,160,206,156,-566,
-568,-530,-128,-538,-512,-1022,-1023,-970,-997,-935,-943,-1261,-1214,-1791,
-1275,-1333,-907,-1194,-1159,-1581,-1491,-1465,-1441,-12827,-6804]} 1. d4 d5 2.
c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bd3 Nbd7 6. a3 {D31: Queen’s Gambit Declined:
Semi-Slav without …Nf6 (+ Marshall Gambit and Noteboom) and Exchange
Variation lines without …Nf6} (6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 O-O 8. f4 dxc4 9. bxc4 Nc5
10. Bc2 Bxc3 11. Bxc3 Nce4 12. Ne2 b5 13. Bb4 Re8 {0-1 (49) Riazantsev,A (2671)
-Najer,E (2679) Doha 2016}) 6… Bd6 7. c5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bc7 8. f4 $1 {
The position is equal.} b6 9. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4c5][%mdl 32]} a5 {White must
now prevent …axb4.} 10. Bd2 bxc5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10… Ba6 11. Bc2 Bc4
12. Nf3 O-O 13. h3 axb4 14. axb4 Rxa1 15. Qxa1 bxc5 16. bxc5 {1-0 (41) Kosic,D
(2516)-Raicevic,M (2359) Herceg Novi 2008}) 11. bxc5 Ba6 12. Bxa6 Rxa6 13. Nge2
O-O 14. O-O Kh8 15. Rb1 Qc8 16. Qc2 Ng8 17. h3 Ne7 18. g4 Ra7 19. Kg2 f6 20.
Be1 e5 21. Bg3 exd4 (21… Rb7 $11) 22. Nxd4 $14 Re8 23. Na4 $36 {[%mdl 2048]
White has some pressure.} Nf8 (23… Rb7 $14) 24. Nb6 Qa6 25. Rb2 Rb7 26. Rfb1
Reb8 27. f5 Bxg3 28. Kxg3 Re8 29. Kg2 h6 30. h4 Rc7 31. Qe2 Qa7 32. Qf3 Ng8 33.
Qg3 Re5 (33… g6 $16 34. Qd6 Rg7) 34. Kf2 Qa6 35. g5 $2 ({Better is} 35. Rb3
$18) 35… Qd3 $11 36. Re1 (36. Rb3 $11 Qe4 37. Kg1) 36… Rce7 $2 (36… Qxa3
$15 {stays ahead.} 37. Rc2 Nh7) 37. Rb3 (37. Nxc6 Rxf5+ 38. Kg1 Re4 $17) 37…
Qd2+ {[#]} ({Black should try} 37… Qa6) 38. Re2 $1 $16 {[%cal Re2d2]} Qc1 {
[#]} 39. Rc2 $2 {[#]} (39. Nc8 $1 $16 {[%cal Rc8e7] is forced if you want to
stay better.} Rc7 40. Nf3) 39… Rxf5+ $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 40. Kg2 (40. Nxf5
Qxc2+) 40… Qf1+ ({Weaker is} 40… Qd1 41. Rcb2 $17) 41. Kh2 Qd1 {Black is
clearly winning.} 42. Rf2 (42. Qg2 $142 Rf1 43. Qe2 Rh1+ 44. Kg3 Qg1+ 45. Qg2
Rxe3+ 46. Rxe3 Qxe3+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 47. Nf3) 42… Rxf2+ 43. Qxf2
Re4 44. Rb2 hxg5 45. Nf3 Nh6 {Threatens to win with …Ng4+.} 46. Qe2 Qc1 47.
hxg5 fxg5 48. Rc2 Qxa3 49. Nxg5 Rh4+ 50. Nh3 Ne6 51. Kg2 {[#]} Rxh3 $1 {
Accuracy: White = 40%, Black = 64%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Black “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E10”]
[WhiteElo “2640”]
[BlackElo “2575”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “118”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,118,21,33,20,31,0,29,8,16,16,31,18,18,15,34,0,47,0,0,-1,0,-9,-9,-9,
-9,-8,22,29,57,71,75,74,72,72,72,64,72,34,49,31,63,42,41,33,34,37,96,33,32,18,
29,16,16,16,16,16,16,16,26,16,16,16,16,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 a6 4. Nc3 d5 5.
cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {D37: Queen’s Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4} Be6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 h6
9. Bf4 g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 {LiveBook: 66 Games} 11. Be5 (11. Qb3 Nxg3 12. hxg3 {
1/2-1/2 (48) Karjakin,S (2773)-Caruana,F (2822) Saint Louis 2018}) 11… Ng7
12. Bg3 Nh5 $1 13. O-O Nxg3 14. hxg3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. fxg3 Qe7 15. Qc2
Bg7 {0-1 (55) Ahlander,B (2407)-Thorfinnsson,B (2430) Reykjavik 2017}) 14… c6
15. Qc2 Bg7 16. b4 O-O 17. Bf5 Qc8 18. Na4 Bxf5 19. Qxf5 b5 20. Nc5 Nxc5 21.
Qxc8 Raxc8 22. bxc5 f5 23. a4 $1 Rce8 24. axb5 axb5 25. Ra6 Re6 26. Rb1 Rfe8
27. Kf1 Bf6 28. Rba1 h5 29. Rb6 {Raa6 is the strong threat.} Kf7 30. Raa6 g4
31. Ne1 {Black must now prevent Nd3.} Bxd4 $1 32. Nd3 Be5 {[#]} (32… Bg7 $14)
33. Rxc6 ({Better is} 33. Nb4 $1 $16) 33… Rxc6 $14 34. Rxc6 d4 35. Nxe5+ Rxe5
36. exd4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} Rd5 $1 37. Rb6 Rxd4 38. Rxb5 Ke6 39.
Ke2 Rc4 {The position is equal.} 40. Kd3 Rc1 41. Kd4 Rd1+ 42. Ke3 Rc1 43. Kf4
Rc2 44. Ke3 Rc1 45. Rb6+ Ke5 46. c6 Rc3+ 47. Kd2 Rc5 48. Kd3 Kd5 49. f3 gxf3
50. gxf3 f4 51. gxf4 (51. c7 {looks sharper.} Rxc7 52. Rh6 fxg3 53. Rxh5+ Ke6
54. Rg5) 51… Rxc6 52. Rb5+ (52. Rxc6 {feels hotter.} Kxc6 53. f5 h4 54. f6
Kd6 55. f7) 52… Rc5 $1 {[%cal Rc5b5]} 53. Rxc5+ (53. Rb4 {seems wilder.} Rc8
54. Ke3 Rh8 55. Rb5+ Kd6 56. Kf2) 53… Kxc5 {KPP-KP} 54. Ke3 Kd5 55. Kf2 Ke6
56. Kg2 Kf5 57. Kg3 h4+ 58. Kxh4 {[#] White threatens Kg3 and mate.} Kxf4 59.
Kh3 Kxf3 {Accuracy: White = 44%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Black “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B12”]
[WhiteElo “2608”]
[BlackElo “2547”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “45”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,45,37,14,0,0,5,0,0,1,22,0,16,16,11,-28,-14,-20,-21,-22,-33,-28,-19,
-19,-8,-21,-4,-13,-19,-10,28,20,21,14]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Be2 e6
5. Nf3 Nd7 6. O-O h6 7. c3 Ne7 8. Na3 {LiveBook: 62 Games} Be4 {B12: Caro-Kann:
Advance Variation} (8… Qc7 9. b3 g5 10. c4 a6 11. Nc2 dxc4 12. bxc4 O-O-O 13.
Bb2 Bg7 14. Qc1 c5 15. d5 exd5 16. cxd5 Nxd5 {1/2-1/2 (51) Sevian,S (2624)-Le,
Q (2728) Philadelphia 2018}) 9. Re1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Nc2 c5 10. dxc5
Nxc5 11. Be3 Nc6 12. Ncd4 Be7 13. b4 Nd7 14. Nd2 Bg6 15. f4 Nxd4 16. Bxd4 {
1/2-1/2 (31) Hesse,O (2410)-Kurtenkov,A (2427) ICCF email 2016}) 9… c5 10.
dxc5 Nxc5 11. Nd4 Nc6 12. Bb5 Qc7 13. b4 Nd7 14. Nc4 Bg6 15. Ne3 Be7 16. f4 {
[#] Hoping for f5.} Be4 17. a3 a6 18. Bf1 Nxd4 19. Qxd4 Qb6 20. Qxb6 Nxb6 21.
c4 dxc4 22. Nxc4 Nxc4 23. Rxe4 {Accuracy: White = 85%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Black “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2537”]
[BlackElo “2644”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “59”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,59,0,0,0,0,0,-3,7,-12,45,15,39,30,66,75,72,62,73,29,77,63,257,263,
249,241,294,144,516,483,936,935,900,883,29985,29986,29985,29985,29994,-34,
29995,29996]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O c5 5. c4 d4 6. e3 Nc6 {
A13: English Opening: 1…e6} 7. d3 Bd6 8. Na3 O-O 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Nc2 e5 {[#]
} 11. b4 $1 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 544] LiveBook: 25 Games} Re8 (11… Nxb4
12. Nxb4) 12. Re1 Bg4 13. c5 Bc7 {[#]} 14. h3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. b5 Na5 {
1-0 (31) Gupta,A (2625)-Georgiadis,N (2468) Reykjavik 2015}) 14… Bh5 (14…
Bd7 $11) 15. b5 $14 Na5 16. Nb4 e4 17. dxe4 Nxe4 18. Bb2 ({But not} 18. Qxd4 $6
Bxf3 19. Qxd8 Raxd8 $11) 18… Nxc5 19. Rxe8+ Qxe8 20. Nd5 ({Reject} 20. Bxd4
Rd8 $15) 20… Bd8 $2 ({Better is} 20… Bxf3 $1 $14 21. Bxf3 Be5) 21. Qxd4 $18
{[%csl Gb2][%cal Rd4g7]} Ne6 {[#]} 22. Re1 $1 {[%cal Re1e6] Threatens to win
with Rxe6!} f6 23. Qe4 $40 {[%mdl 128] White goes for the king.} (23. Qb4 $18 {
is more deadly.}) 23… Qxb5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (23… Bf7 $16) 24. Bxf6 Nc5 (
24… Qe8 $142 25. Ne7+ Bxe7) 25. Ne7+ Bxe7 26. Qxe7 {[%csl Gf6][%cal Re7g7]}
gxf6 {[#]} 27. Ng5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qd7 {[#]} (27… fxg5 28. Bd5+) 28. Bd5+ $1
{[%mdl 512]} Kh8 (28… Qxd5 29. Qxh7+) 29. Qxf6+ Qg7 {[#]} 30. Re7 $1 {
[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 83%, Black = 34%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Golubka, Petro”]
[Black “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2464”]
[BlackElo “2663”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,90,33,4,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,12,11,-28,-24,-44,-44,-45,-46,-54,-51,-51,
-52,-52,-50,-52,-61,-67,-59,-64,-52,-51,-41,-39,-41,-46,-30,-32,-33,-39,-21,
-35,-10,-16,0,0,0,0,-11,-11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-266,-98]
} 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. a4 Nf6 6. h3 Nc6 7. Nf3 e6 8. Be2
O-O 9. O-O b6 10. Re1 {LiveBook: 3 Games. B08: Pirc Defence: Classical System}
Bb7 11. d5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Qd2 Ne7 12. Bd3 c5 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. e5
dxe5 15. Nxe5 Rc8 {0-1 (50) Dervishi,E (2552)-Malakhov,V (2686) Riadh 2017})
11… exd5 12. exd5 {The position is equal.} Ne7 {[%cal Rf6d5,Bc6e7,Be7f5,
Bf5e3][%mdl 32]} 13. Bc4 h6 14. Qd3 Re8 15. Rad1 Qd7 16. Qd2 Nf5 17. Bd4 Rxe1+
18. Rxe1 Re8 19. Be3 Nxe3 20. Rxe3 Rxe3 21. Qxe3 Qe8 22. Qd3 Nd7 23. b3 Nc5 24.
Qe2 Kf8 25. Qd2 Ne4 26. Nxe4 Qxe4 27. Kf1 g5 28. Qe2 Bxd5 29. Bxa6 Qf4 {
…Qc1+ is the strong threat.} 30. Bd3 Bc3 {[#] And now …Qc1+ would win.} 31.
Qe3 Qf6 32. Be4 Be6 33. g4 d5 34. Bf5 Ke7 35. Ng1 Qe5 36. Bxe6 fxe6 37. Ne2
Qxe3 38. fxe3 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} Bd2 39. Kf2 c5 40. Kf3 Kd6 41. e4
d4 42. Ng3 Bf4 {[#] Threatens to win with …Bxg3.} 43. Ne2 Bd2 44. Ng3 $1 Bf4
{Hoping for …Bxg3.} 45. e5+ $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (45. Ne2 $11 {and White stays
safe.} Bd2) 45… Kxe5 $2 {Accuracy: White = 69%, Black = 62%.} ({But not}
45… Bxe5 46. Ne4+ Kd5 47. Nd2 $17) (45… Kd5 $19 46. Ne4 Bxe5) 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Korobov, Anton”]
[Black “Moiseenko, Alexander”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E11”]
[WhiteElo “2698”]
[BlackElo “2640”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “36”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 21,36,36,45,33,35,27,27,27,37,27,31,31,25,27,34,23,104]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4
e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 c5 5. Bxb4 cxb4 6. g3 O-O 7. Bg2 d6 8. O-O Nc6 9. a3 Re8
10. axb4 Nxb4 11. Nc3 {E11: Bogo-Indian} Bd7 {LiveBook: 43 Games} 12. Nd2 (12.
Qb3 a5 13. Ne1 Bc6 14. Nd3 Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Nxd3 16. exd3 b6 17. Nb5 Qd7 18. Qa3
Qc6+ 19. f3 Red8 20. Rfe1 h6 {1/2-1/2 (51) Vidit,S (2715)-Moiseenko,A (2667)
Riadh 2017}) 12… Bc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Qb6 13. Qb3 a5 14. e3 Qc7 15.
Rfc1 Rac8 16. Na2 Nxa2 17. Qxa2 b6 18. b4 axb4 {1/2-1/2 (61) Ikonnikov,V (2553)
-Poetz,F (2416) Graz 2011}) 13. Bxc6 {White is slightly better.} Nxc6 14. e3 h6
15. Qb3 Qe7 16. Nde4 Nxe4 17. Nxe4 a5 18. Qb5 f5 (18… Qc7 $11 {remains equal.
}) 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Ponomariov, Ruslan”]
[Black “Kuzubov, Yuriy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2663”]
[BlackElo “2655”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “37”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,37,27,19,25,26,35,35,25,20,34,26,17,20,31,11,14,20,27,32]} 1. d4 Nf6
2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 c5 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3}
7. a3 Bxd2+ 8. Nbxd2 cxd4 9. Nxc4 Nc6 10. O-O O-O 11. Rc1 {LiveBook: 10 Games}
d3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11… Re8 12. b4 a6 13. Nfe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 {1/2-1/2
(78) Tomashevsky,E (2740)-Melkumyan,H (2620) Moscow 2012}) 12. e3 b6 13. Ne1
Bb7 14. Nxd3 Rc8 15. Nb4 Nxb4 16. Bxb7 Rc7 17. axb4 {[#] And now Bf3 would win.
} Rxb7 18. Ne5 Qd5 19. Nc6 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Kravtsiv, Martyn”]
[Black “Golubka, Petro”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D63”]
[WhiteElo “2644”]
[BlackElo “2464”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “155”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,155,51,26,35,35,33,17,21,14,71,84,76,58,64,69,54,52,58,56,57,51,65,
40,70,48,85,67,86,79,105,76,79,62,108,112,112,114,108,104,104,104,106,95,95,95,
95,95,97,94,93,89,144,112,126,122,119,120,116,101,124,117,170,154,172,172,177,
170,233,240,213,171,164,143,373,323,414,410,457,455,465,439,397,374,458,458,
458,447,456,419,350,341,341,341,443,424,397,433,462,462,433,408,392,355,343,
277,617,606,584,584,584,580,576,576,29948,29942,29940,29940,11666,810,12806,
7433,5436,1093,29957,29959,5603,9602,29965,29966,29966,29967,29969,29968,29965,
29961]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Be7 7. Rc1 O-O
8. Be2 Re8 9. O-O dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nd5 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Ne4 b6 $146 {D66:
Queen’s Gambit Declined: Classical: Main Line (7 Rc1 c6 8 Bd3)} ({Predecessor:
} 12… N5f6 13. Ng3 b6 14. e4 Rd8 15. Qc2 Bb7 16. e5 Ne8 17. Bd3 h6 18. Be4
Rac8 19. Qa4 a6 20. Rc3 {1/2-1/2 (58) Almeida Quintana,O (2426)-Otero Acosta,D
(2416) Havana 2001}) 13. Ne5 Bb7 $1 14. Bb3 Rac8 {The position is equal.} 15.
Nc4 {aiming for Ned6.} Rc7 (15… Rb8 $1 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 16. Ncd6 $16
Rb8 17. Nxb7 Rbxb7 18. Qf3 N7f6 19. Ng3 Qd8 20. Rfd1 Ne7 21. h4 Rd7 22. e4 {
[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Rb8 ({Don’t go for} 22… Rxd4 $2 23. Rxd4 Qxd4
24. Rd1 $18) 23. e5 Ne8 24. Qg4 Rc8 25. h5 Nd5 26. Ne4 Qe7 27. Rd3 f5 28. exf6
$1 Nexf6 29. Nxf6+ Qxf6 {[#]} 30. Re3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rd6 {[#]} (30… Nxe3 31.
Bxe6+) 31. Rxe6 $1 {[%mdl 576] Remove Defender} Qxe6 (31… Rxe6 32. Bxd5) 32.
Qxe6+ Rxe6 33. Bxd5 $1 {[%mdl 4160] Endgame Pin. KRR-KRB} Kf7 34. Kf1 Kf6 {
Hoping for …Rd6.} 35. Bxe6 Kxe6 {KR-KR} 36. Re1+ Kd6 ({Black should try}
36… Kf6) 37. Re4 c5 38. Ke2 cxd4 39. Rxd4+ Ke6 40. Kd2 Rc5 41. g4 Ke7 (41…
g6 $16 {was worth a try.}) 42. Ra4 $18 a5 43. f4 g6 44. Re4+ Kf7 (44… Kd7 {
keeps fighting.} 45. hxg6 hxg6) 45. hxg6+ hxg6 46. Kd3 Rc1 47. Re5 Rf1 $2 (
47… Ra1 $16) 48. Ke4 $1 Re1+ 49. Kf3 $1 Rc1 50. Rb5 Rc6 51. Ke4 Ke6 52. Re5+
Kf6 53. Kd5 Rc5+ 54. Kd4 Rc6 55. g5+ Kf7 56. f5 Rc2 57. fxg6+ Kg7 {[#]} 58. Rb5
$1 {[%cal Rb5b6]} Rc6 59. a3 Rd6+ 60. Rd5 Rc6 61. Rf5 Rc2 62. Rf7+ Kg8 63. b3
a4 $2 (63… Rd2+ 64. Kc4 Rc2+ 65. Kb5 Rc3) 64. bxa4 Rc5 65. Rf6 Ra5 66. Kc4
Rxa4+ 67. Kb3 Ra6 68. Kb4 Kg7 69. Rc6 Kg8 70. Rc7 (70. Rd6 $142 Kg7 71. a4)
70… Kf8 71. Rb7 Kg8 72. g7 (72. a4 $142 Kh8 73. g7+ Kh7 {[#]} 74. g6+ $1 {
[%mdl 512]} Kg8 75. Kb3) 72… Kh7 {[#]} 73. g6+ $1 Kg8 (73… Kxg6 74. g8=Q+)
74. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4b5][%mdl 32]} b5 75. Rb8+ {White mates.} Kxg7 76. axb5
Rxg6 77. Re8 Kf7 78. Re4 {Accuracy: White = 88%, Black = 39%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Kovchan, Alexander”]
[Black “Baklan, Vladimir”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B58”]
[WhiteElo “2575”]
[BlackElo “2608”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “36”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,19,0,10]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be2
e5 7. Nf3 h6 8. O-O Be7 9. Re1 O-O 10. Bf1 {LiveBook: 57 Games} {Predecessor:}
Bg4 $146 11. h3 Bh5 12. Be3 Rc8 13. a3 Kh8 14. Rc1 a6 15. g4 Bg6 16. Nh4 Bxe4
17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Nf5 Bg5 {1-0 (53) Morozevich,A (2750)-Kozul,Z (2588) Novi
Sad 2009} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Men Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Bernadskiy, Vitaliy”]
[Black “Bogdanovich, Stanislav”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C47”]
[WhiteElo “2547”]
[BlackElo “2537”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “47”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 27,47,16,13,13,13,1,24,18,12,12,36,33,62,70,88,86,83,39,85,80,447,448]}
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8.
exd5 O-O 9. O-O cxd5 10. h3 {C47: Scotch Four Knights and Four Knights with 4
g3} c6 11. Qf3 Rb8 (11… Bd6 12. Bf4 Be6 13. Rfe1 Bxf4 14. Qxf4 Qb8 15. Qxb8
Raxb8 16. Na4 Nd7 17. b3 c5 {1/2-1/2 (35) Nakamura,H (2777)-So,W (2780) Saint
Louis 2018}) 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. b3 Rb4 14. Ne2 Bxf4 {LiveBook: 15 Games} 15. Nxf4
Qd6 16. c4 a5 17. Rfd1 {[%cal Bf1d1,Bd1d2,Bd2d3][%mdl 32]} Be6 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 17… a4) 18. Bc2 Rfb8 19. Rd2 a4 20. Rad1 axb3 21. Bxb3 Kf8 22.
cxd5 cxd5 23. Nxd5 Ne4 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (23… Rxb3 $16 {is tougher.} 24.
axb3 (24. Nxf6 $2 Rxf3 25. Nxh7+ Kg8 $17) 24… Nxd5) 24. Rd3 1-0


Starting rank list of players

No. Name FideID FED Rtg
6 GM Korobov Anton 14105730 UKR 2698
7 GM Ponomariov Ruslan 14103320 UKR 2663
3 GM Kuzubov Yuriy 14112906 UKR 2655
8 GM Kravtsiv Martyn 14113147 UKR 2644
4 GM Moiseenko Alexander 14102560 UKR 2640
10 GM Baklan Vladimir 14102196 UKR 2608
5 GM Kovchan Alexander 14103052 UKR 2575
9 GM Bernadskiy Vitaliy 14100371 UKR 2547
1 GM Bogdanovich Stanislav 14115298 UKR 2537
2 IM Golubka Petro 14114224 UKR 2464

Ukrainian Championship Final 2018

2018-12-11 – 2018-12-21

Ukrainian Women’s Championship Final 2018
2018-12-11 – 2018-12-21

The Ukrainian Women’s Chess Championship is a 10 player round-robin held in Kiev from 11th to 20th of December.

Time control is 90 min for 40 moves + 30 min for the rest of the game.

Schedule in UTC:

Round 1 Dec 11, 2018 13:15
Round 2 Dec 12, 2018 13:15
Round 3 Dec 13, 2018 13:15
Round 4 Dec 14, 2018 13:15
Round 5 Dec 15, 2018 13:15
Round 6 Dec 17, 2018 13:15
Round 7 Dec 18, 2018 13:15
Round 8 Dec 19, 2018 13:15
Round 9 Dec 20, 2018 10:15
http://chess-results.com/tnr396459.aspx?lan=1010

UKR-ch Women Final 2018 Ukrainian Championship Final 2018 2018-12-11 – 2018-12-21 pgn DOWNLOAD

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Black “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B06”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2420”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “79”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d5 4. exd5 Nf6 5. Bc4
Nbd7 {LiveBook: 155 Games} 6. Nge2 {B06: Modern Defence} (6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Nb6
8. Bb3 a5 9. a4 Nbxd5 10. Nxd5 Nxd5 11. Re1 e6 12. Ne5 b6 13. Qf3 Ba6 14. Nc6 {
1-0 (68) Bocharov,I (2563)-Ponkratov,P (2628) Sochi 2018}) 6… Nb6 7. Bb3 a5 {
[#] aiming for …a4.} 8. a4 {White is slightly better.} Nbxd5 9. Nxd5 Nxd5 10.
c3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. O-O O-O 11. c3 c6 12. Nf4 e6 13. Nd3 b6 {1-0 (51)
Vymazal,B (2050)-Spencer,D Rosice u Brna 2003}) 10… b6 11. O-O O-O 12. Nf4
Bb7 13. Re1 e6 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 15. Bf4 Rc8 16. Be5 c5 17. Bxd5 Qxd5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7
19. Re5 Qd6 20. Re4 Rfd8 21. Qe2 cxd4 (21… Rb8 {looks sharper.} 22. Re1 h5
23. Qe3 Rd7 24. g3 Qc7) 22. Rxd4 {The position is equal.} Qc5 23. Rad1 Rxd4 24.
Rxd4 Qxd4 25. cxd4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KR} Rc1+ 26. Qf1 $1 {[%cal
Rf1c1]} Rxf1+ 27. Kxf1 {KP-KP} Kf6 28. Ke2 Ke7 29. Kd3 Kd6 30. Kc4 Kc6 31. h4
f6 32. g4 h5 33. gxh5 gxh5 34. b3 Kd6 35. b4 axb4 36. Kxb4 Kc6 37. Kc4 Kd6 38.
Kb4 Kc6 39. Kc4 Kd6 40. Kb4 {Accuracy: White = 70%, Black = 82%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Black “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2262”]
[BlackElo “2233”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Nxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:42]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. e5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 8. Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 9. f4 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Qb6 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} 10. c4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} 11. Ke2 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} f5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 12. Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 13.
Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 14. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 15. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qxc5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 16. Qd6 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Qb6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 17. b3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:04]
} 18. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 19. exd6 {[%emt 0:02:14]} Bb7+
{[%emt 0:06:27]} 20. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ng8 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 21. Be2 {
[%emt 0:05:20]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:08:47]} 22. Bf3 {[%emt 0:05:21]} Bxf3 {[%emt 0:01:
06]} 23. gxf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:49]} 24. Nd3 {[%emt 0:02:11]}
Rfc8 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 25. Rd2 {[%emt 0:02:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:10:09]} 26. Nb2 {
[%emt 0:08:51]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:06:08]} 27. Na4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:06:
12]} 28. Rhd1 {[%emt 0:01:55]} Rcc6 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 29. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 30. Re2 {[%emt 0:04:13]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:07:54]} 31. Red2 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Rcc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. h4 {[%emt 0:15:35]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:12:
08]} 33. Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:05:57]} 34. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} a4
{[%emt 0:02:18]} 35. Nc7 {[%emt 0:15:32]} Rab6 {[%emt 0:12:23]} 36. Nb5 {
[%emt 0:06:13]} axb3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 37. axb3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:
00:16]} 38. Ke3 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 39. Rb1 {[%emt 0:05:25]}
Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 40. Rbd1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Rb1 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:00:08] Ke4} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Black “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A28”]
[WhiteElo “2248”]
[BlackElo “2367”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “89”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 11,89,0,23,-17,-14,-48,-14,-33,0,0,0,0,0,0,15,13,34,7,7,0,4,-43,0,-31,
-25,-54,-64,-74,-56,-96,-100,-60,-49,-242,-79,-99,-113,-57,-31,-36,0,-73,-51,
-58,-49,-67,-43,-50,-36,-34,-8,-28,-9,-16,23,-28,-20,-138,-80,-161,-170,-362,
-374,-560,-560,-531,-504,-1438,-1306,-1116,-1102,-1808,-1806,-29973,-29974,
-29965,-29966,-29989,-29990,-29999]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. e3 Bb4
5. Qc2 O-O 6. Nd5 Be7 {LiveBook: 46 Games} 7. Nxe7+ {A28: English Opening:
Four Knights Variation} (7. Bd3 {with more complications.} h6 8. a3 d6 9. b4 a5
10. b5) (7. a3 d6 8. Ng5 g6 9. Nxe7+ Qxe7 10. d3 Ng4 11. Nf3 f5 12. h3 Nf6 13.
b3 b6 14. Bb2 Bb7 {1/2-1/2 (46) Laznicka,V (2662)-Eljanov,P (2703) Batumi 2018}
) 7… Qxe7 8. a3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. d3 d6 9. a3 a5 10. Be2 Re8 11. O-O
Bd7 12. Rb1 e4 13. dxe4 Ne5 14. Nxe5 dxe5 {0-1 (14) Koziol,P (1392)-Hall,D
(1638) LSS email 2012}) 8… a5 (8… e4 $5 {[%cal Re4f3]} 9. Nd4 Nxd4 10. exd4
d5 $17) 9. b3 {The position is equal.} d6 10. Bb2 Bg4 11. d3 Nd7 12. Be2 Bf5
13. O-O Bg6 14. Nd2 f5 15. Bf3 f4 16. Qc3 Nc5 17. Bd5+ Kh8 18. Bxc6 bxc6 19. d4
Nd3 {Strongly threatening …fxe3.} 20. e4 Nxb2 21. Qxb2 {[#]} f3 $1 {[%mdl
512]} 22. gxf3 $2 ({Better is} 22. g3 $15) (22. Nxf3 Bxe4) 22… Qh4 $2 (22…
Qg5+ $19 {has better winning chances.} 23. Kh1 Rxf3 $3 {[%mdl 512]}) 23. Rfe1
$17 ({Not} 23. dxe5 $2 {[#]} Rxf3 $3 {[%mdl 512]} 24. exd6 Rh3 $19) 23… Bh5
24. Re3 exd4 25. Qxd4 Rae8 26. Kf1 (26. b4 $11) 26… Qxh2 {aiming for …d5!}
27. Ke2 {[%cal Bf1e2,Be2d1,Bd1c2,Bc2b2][%mdl 32]} Re5 28. Rf1 Rfe8 29. Kd1 Qf4
30. Kc2 d5 31. Qc3 Bg6 {[%cal Rd5e4]} 32. Kb2 Qf6 (32… Kg8 {seems wilder.}
33. a4 Qf6 34. Rd3 h5 35. Rg1 Bf7) 33. exd5 ({White should try} 33. Rfe1) 33…
cxd5 $11 34. Rxe5 (34. cxd5 $11 {remains equal.} Rxe3 35. Qxf6 Rxb3+ 36. Nxb3
gxf6 37. Nxa5) 34… Qxe5 (34… Rxe5 $142 35. Rd1 Qe6) 35. cxd5 (35. Qxe5 $17
Rxe5 36. Kc3) 35… Qxd5 $19 36. Rd1 $2 {[#]} (36. Ne4 {keeps fighting.}) 36…
a4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 37. Qxc7 (37. b4 $142 Rd8 38. Kc1) (37. bxa4 Rb8+) 37…
axb3 38. Qc3 Rd8 39. Qxb3 (39. a4 $142 h5 40. Rc1 Qxd2+ 41. Qxd2 Rxd2+ 42. Kxb3
) 39… Qd4+ 40. Ka2 Qxf2 41. Ka1 Qe2 42. a4 h5 {Black mates.} 43. f4 Rxd2 44.
Rc1 Kh7 45. Qd1 {Accuracy: White = 26%, Black = 57%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Black “Babiy, Olga”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “E04”]
[WhiteElo “2173”]
[BlackElo “2275”]
[Annotator “NA RC”]
[PlyCount “79”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

{[%evp 15,54,-16,22,0,27,29,23,29,29,24,35,28,33,41,18,23,100,90,68,93,85,69,
100,111,128,105,115,103,152,152,152,152,150,141,140,144,185,179,182,77,125]} 1.
d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 3. g3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:32]} dxc4 {
[%emt 0:00:22]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:31]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:07:
07]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 7. a4 {[%emt 0:03:03] E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} 8. Ne5 {[%emt 0:03:50]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:31] LiveBook: 9 Games}
(8… a6 9. Nc3 Nd5 10. e4 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Be7 12. Rb1 Qc8 13. Qg4 g6 14. f4 Nd7
15. f5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 h5 17. Qf3 exf5 18. exf5 Qxf5 19. Qxc6+ Bxc6 20. Bxc6+ {
1/2-1/2 (78) Inarkiev,E (2689)-Piorun,K (2651) Katowice 2017}) 9. Nc3 {[%emt 0:
12:19] The position is equal.} b4 {[%emt 0:06:09]} 10. Ne4 {[%emt 0:02:40]}
Nxe4 {[%emt 0:02:59]} 11. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c5 $1 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 12. Bxb7
{[%emt 0:15:53]} Qxb7 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 13. Bf4 $146 {[%emt 0:07:30]} ({
Predecessor:} 13. Be3 Nc6 14. Nxc6 Qxc6 15. Rc1 {1/2-1/2 (72) Mikhalevski,V
(2566)-Postny,E (2563) Ashdod 2004}) 13… Nc6 {[%emt 0:17:48]} 14. Nxc6 $1 {
[%emt 0:14:05]} Qxc6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 15. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:57]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:14:
55]} (15… Qa6 $11 {remains equal.}) 16. Rxc4 $16 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Qd5 {
[%emt 0:01:19]} 17. Qc2 {[%emt 0:06:28]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 18. e4 {[%emt 0:
01:50]} dxe3 {[%emt 0:17:07]} 19. Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:44]}
20. Bxa7 {[%emt 0:11:30]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:23]} 21. Bb6 $36 {[%emt 0:00:37]
White is on the roll.} Rd7 {[%emt 0:07:09]} 22. Rd4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Qb7 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} 23. Rxd7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Qxd7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 24. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:53]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:02:32] Hoping for …Rc8.} 25. a5 {[%emt 0:00:32]}
h5 {[%emt 0:06:16] [#]} 26. h4 $1 {[%emt 0:03:41]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 27. Qe2
{[%emt 0:00:42]} (27. Qd2 $18 {has better winning chances.}) 27… g6 {[%emt 0:
05:54] Accuracy: White = 78%, Black = 39%.} 28. Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Rc6 {
[%emt 0:01:54]} 29. Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:28]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 30. Qe4 {[%emt 0:
00:10]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 31. Be3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Qb5 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 32.
Bb6 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Qa4 {[%emt 0:05:06]} 33. Re1 {[%emt 0:01:17]} Qb5 {
[%emt 0:01:59]} 34. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:01:24]} 35. Qb7 {[%emt 0:
00:35]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 36. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Ke8 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 37.
Qd7+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 38. Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:28]} 39. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:35]} Bxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 40. Kh1 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.11”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Black “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C07”]
[WhiteElo “2161”]
[BlackElo “2403”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “154”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nd2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 4. Ngf3 {[%emt 0:00:16]}
cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 6. Bb5 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 7. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:
30]} 8. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 9. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Bd6 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} 10. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} e5 {[%emt 0:05:32]} 11. exd5 {[%emt 0:
10:53]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 12. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:06:51]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:32]}
13. f4 {[%emt 0:01:38]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 14. O-O {[%emt 0:03:37]} Ne7 {
[%emt 0:01:19]} 15. fxe5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qxe5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 16. Qf2 {
[%emt 0:02:32]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 17. c4 {[%emt 0:10:27]} Rhc8 {[%emt 0:13:
14]} 18. Bf4 {[%emt 0:06:25]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 19. cxd5 {[%emt 0:20:54]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:03:40]} 20. Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nxf4 {[%emt 0:11:39]} 21. Qxf4 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Qc5+ {[%emt 0:05:19]} 22. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:
35]} 23. Rac1 {[%emt 0:06:27]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:10:19]} 24. Bc4+ {[%emt 0:02:12]}
Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 25. Qd2 {[%emt 0:02:48]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:15:10]} 26. Qb4+ {
[%emt 0:12:50]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 27. Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:07:
07]} 28. Rce1 {[%emt 0:03:21]} Be4 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 29. Qc3 {[%emt 0:05:18]}
Qd6 {[%emt 0:02:56]} 30. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Qd4 {[%emt 0:05:09]} 31. Qa5 {
[%emt 0:02:27]} Re5 {[%emt 0:05:30]} 32. Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:11]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 33. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rde8 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 34. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:51]}
Qxb2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 35. Rd6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:02:14]} 36. Qh4 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 37. Rc6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:00:
55]} 38. Qb4+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Rce7 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 39. Re6 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Qb8 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 40. Qa3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bf7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Re3 {
[%emt 0:12:57]} Bxb3 {[%emt 0:02:55]} 42. Rxb3 {[%emt 0:02:39]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:
03:55]} 43. Rg3 {[%emt 0:05:31]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 44. Qb3+ {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 45. Qb4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Re2 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 46. a4 {
[%emt 0:01:13]} R2e4 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 47. Qb5 {[%emt 0:02:18]} Qc4 {[%emt 0:03:
24]} 48. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:06:48]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:24]}
Ree4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 50. Rfa1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 51. h3 {
[%emt 0:00:40]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:31]} 52. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:34]} h4 53. R3a2 Kh7 {
[%emt 0:01:26]} 54. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:03:44]} 55. R1a2 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 56. g3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} hxg3+ {[%emt 0:01:
28]} 57. Kxg3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 58. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Kg6
{[%emt 0:00:25]} 59. R1a2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 60. Ra1 {
[%emt 0:01:35]} Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 61. R1a2 {[%emt 0:01:09]} Red4 {[%emt 0:
01:12]} 62. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 63. R1a2 {[%emt 0:01:17]}
Rxa2 {[%emt 0:05:24]} 64. Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} 65. Kg2 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Kh4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 66. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:28]} Rg3+ {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 67. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rxh3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 68. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]}
Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 69. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 70. Ra8 {
[%emt 0:01:01]} Ra2+ {[%emt 0:00:27]} 71. Ke1 {[%emt 0:01:47]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:
23]} 72. a5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} f3 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 73. Rg8 {[%emt 0:01:19]} f2+ {
[%emt 0:01:48]} 74. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 75. Rf8+ {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 76. a6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Ra1+ {[%emt 0:00:
04]} 77. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:00:07]} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Black “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2420”]
[BlackElo “2173”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “29”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,25,0,0,15,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Qe2 d6 6. c3
Be7 7. O-O O-O {C00: French: Unusual White 2nd moves} 8. d4 cxd4 9. cxd4 d5 10.
e5 Ne4 11. Nbd2 Nxd2 12. Bxd2 {LiveBook: 15 Games} Bd7 13. h4 {Predecessor:}
Rc8 $146 14. Rfd1 Qb6 15. Bc3 {1-0 (64) Vidit,S (2606)-Karthikeyan,M (2475)
Dharamshala 2014} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Black “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C11”]
[WhiteElo “2367”]
[BlackElo “2403”]
[Annotator “RC”]
[PlyCount “63”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:02:43]} 2. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 4. e5 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nfd7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. f4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 6. Nf3 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Be7 {[%emt 0:09:45]} 7. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
11]} 8. h4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 9. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:40]} f5 {
[%emt 0:03:55]} 10. Ng5 {[%emt 0:18:10]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0:16:04]} 11. hxg5 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 12. Qh5 {[%emt 0:06:42]} dxc3 {[%emt 0:
02:25]} 13. Qxh7+ {[%emt 0:08:29]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 14. bxc3 {[%emt 0:30:
46]} Ne7 {[%emt 0:28:26]} 15. g4 {[%emt 0:01:24]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:04:11]} 16. gxf5
{[%emt 0:11:36]} exf5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 17. Qh5+ {[%emt 0:08:32]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:
05:51]} 18. c4 {[%emt 0:02:27]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:12:25]} 19. cxd5+ {[%emt 0:02:56]}
Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 20. O-O-O {[%emt 0:03:38]} g6 {[%emt 0:06:41]} 21. Qe2 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 22. Bxb5 {[%emt 0:01:19]} Qxd1+ {[%emt 0:
00:31]} 23. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:11]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 24. Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:40]}
Be6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 25. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 26. a4 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} Rh8 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 27. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:
45]} 28. Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:55]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 29. Bxa6 {[%emt 0:00:33]}
Rh1+ {[%emt 0:00:30]} 30. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 31. Bb7 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 32. cxb3 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Babiy, Olga”]
[Black “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B01”]
[WhiteElo “2275”]
[BlackElo “2262”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “46”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 19,46,0,60,9,6,-12,-10,-10,-10,-15,-16,-22,-10,-9,0,0,0,0,10,-19,-16,
-33,-39,-31,-12,-13,-19,-12,-17]} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 c6 5.
Bc4 Nf6 6. Nge2 {B01: Scandinavian Defence} Bf5 7. Bf4 Qb4 8. Bb3 e6 9. Bd2
$146 ({Predecessor:} 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Bc7 Rc8 11. a3 Qe7 12. Ba5 b6 13. Bb4 {
0-1 (56) Al Modiahki,M (2559)-Predojevic,B (2615) Dresden 2008}) 9… Qd6 10.
Bf4 Qb4 {LiveBook: 18 Games} 11. a4 (11. O-O $14) 11… Bd6 $11 12. O-O {
[#] Threatens to win with Na2.} Bxf4 $1 13. Nxf4 O-O 14. Nce2 Rd8 15. Nd3 Bxd3
16. Qxd3 c5 17. Qb5 Qxb5 18. axb5 cxd4 19. Rad1 d3 20. Rxd3 Rxd3 21. cxd3 Nbd7
22. Ra1 Kf8 23. f3 Ke7 {Accuracy: White = 32%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Black “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C45”]
[WhiteElo “2248”]
[BlackElo “2410”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “112”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 16,112,-20,-16,55,43,65,54,70,77,75,30,64,56,66,45,57,27,26,0,16,-13,
-10,-12,0,-1,62,54,75,78,156,133,150,89,194,195,207,204,197,141,147,142,163,
158,217,211,215,188,188,181,204,200,188,173,185,183,186,178,217,216,225,224,
224,181,193,140,193,137,205,210,197,116,114,69,204,204,202,0,0,0,0,-308,-272,
-618,-585,-3372,-1664,-29986,-29987,-29987,-29988,-29988,-29987,-29987,-29988,
-29991,-29989,-29991,-2083]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 {
[%cal Bg8f6,Bf6d5,Bd5b6,Bb6d7,Bd7c5][%mdl 32]} 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. e5 Qe7 7. Qe2
Nd5 8. c4 Ba6 9. b3 {LiveBook: 988 Games} d6 {C45: Scotch Game} (9… Qh4 $11
10. a3 Bc5) (9… g6 10. f4 d6 11. Qf2 Nf6 12. Be2 dxe5 13. O-O Ne4 14. Qf3 f5
15. Nc3 exf4 16. Nxe4 Qxe4 17. Qxe4+ fxe4 18. Rxf4 {1/2-1/2 (35)
Nepomniachtchi,I (2757)-Grischuk,A (2766) chess.com INT 2018}) 10. Bb2 {
Hoping for Qf3.} Nb6 11. Nd2 d5 {White is slightly better.} 12. Qf3 O-O-O $146
({Predecessor:} 12… Nd7 13. Qe3 Qc5 14. Qf4 dxc4 15. Rc1 Qa5 16. Bxc4 Bxc4
17. Qxc4 {1-0 (39) Kobozeva,V (2022)-Akulova,T (1515) Moscow 2015}) 13. O-O-O
Bb7 14. Bd3 Nd7 15. Rhe1 Nc5 16. Qg4+ Kb8 17. Nf3 Ne6 18. Bf5 g6 {Strongly
threatening …h5.} 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Nd4 Bh6+ ({Black should play} 20… Re8
$11) 21. Kb1 $1 $14 Rhe8 22. c5 $1 Qd7 (22… Qxc5 $142 23. Nxe6 Bc8 24. Nxc5
Bxg4) 23. Bc1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Bf8 24. Bg5 (24. Ba3 $142)
24… Rc8 {[#]} (24… Bxc5 $16 25. Bxd8 Qxd8) 25. Rc1 $1 $18 Ba6 26. Re3 Ka8
27. Rcc3 (27. Rh3 $18) 27… Rb8 $16 28. a3 Bf1 29. Ka1 Rb7 (29… a5 $16 {
was worth a try.} 30. Rc1 Bb5) 30. Rc1 $18 Ba6 31. Rf3 Bg7 32. Re1 Rbb8 33. Qh3
Bf8 34. Rc1 Bg7 35. Bf6 Bf8 36. Qh4 Rb7 37. Rh3 h6 38. Qg4 g5 39. Rf3 Qh7 40.
h4 (40. Nxc6 Be2 $11) (40. Rg3 $18) 40… gxh4 (40… Bc4 $16) 41. Rfc3 ({
But not} 41. Bxh4 $6 h5 $14) (41. Nxc6 Be2 $11) ({White should try} 41. Rh3 $18
) 41… Bd3 (41… h5 $16 42. Qxh4 Qh6 43. Nxc6 Qg6) 42. Nxc6 ({Don’t take} 42.
Nxe6 $6 h5 $16) 42… h5 43. Qd4 (43. Qxh4 $18 Bh6 44. f4 (44. Qxh5 Bg6 $14))
43… Bh6 $16 44. Rh1 Be4 (44… Bb5 $14 45. Nd8 Rb8) 45. f3 $18 Bf5 46. Nd8 $2
(46. Bxh4 $18 {aiming for g3.} Qg6 47. g3) 46… Rb8 $1 $11 {[%cal Rb8d8]} 47.
c6 Qg8 48. Nb7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (48. Rxh4 $11 {and White is okay.} Qf8 49. Ka2
Rexd8 50. Bxd8 Rxd8 51. Rc5) 48… Qxg2 $19 49. Rg1 $2 (49. Rd1 h3 50. Bh4)
49… Qd2 50. Qc5 h3 (50… Rg8 $142 51. Rf1 Rg2) 51. Rgc1 Rg8 {Black mates.}
52. R3c2 Bxc2 53. Rxc2 Qe1+ 54. Kb2 Rg1 {[%csl Gg1][%cal Re1a1]} 55. b4 Qb1+
56. Kc3 {[#]} Qxc2+ {Accuracy: White = 57%, Black = 39%.} (56… h2 $142 $1 57.
Qf2 (57. Rxh2 Rc1+) 57… h1=Q 58. Bg5 Bxg5 59. Nc5 Qa1+ {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} 60. Rb2 Qxa3+ 61. Rb3 Qc1+ 62. Qc2 Qxf3+ 63. Nd3 Bd2+ 64. Kd4 Qe3#) 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Black “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B35”]
[WhiteElo “2233”]
[BlackElo “2367”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “47”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 6. Be3
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 8. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 9. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Na5 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} 10. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nxb3 {[%emt 0:02:31]} 11. axb3 {
[%emt 0:02:29]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 12. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bh5 {[%emt 0:01:
25]} 13. d6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:55]} 14. Ndb5 {[%emt 0:12:45]} a6 {
[%emt 0:02:09]} 15. Nc7 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:05:04]} 16. Qxe5 {
[%emt 0:04:01]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:08:11]} 17. Qe7 {[%emt 0:15:56]} Nxc7 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 18. Qxd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rfxd8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. dxc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 20. O-O {[%emt 0:05:43]} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:05:49]} 21. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:13:43]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:16:46]} 22. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 23. f3 {[%emt 0:06:09]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:06:02]} 24. Rad1 {[%emt 0:13:07]}
*

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.12”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Black “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B35”]
[WhiteElo “2233”]
[BlackElo “2161”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “88”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 6. Be3
{[%emt 0:00:02]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 7. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
40]} 8. Bb3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 9. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:05] B35:
Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: main line} Na5 $1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 10.
Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} (10. O-O Nxb3 11. Nxb3 b6 12. d6 e6 13. Qf3 Rb8 14. Rfd1
Bb7 15. Qh3 Rc8 16. Bd4 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 {1-0 (34) Vachier
Lagrave,M (2796)-Gelfand,B (2719) Palma de Mallorca 2017}) 10… Nxb3 {[%emt 0:
02:31]} 11. axb3 {[%emt 0:02:29]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:02:20]} 12. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:07]}
Bh5 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 13. d6 {[%emt 0:00:19] LiveBook: 7 Games} e5 {[%emt 0:02:
55]} 14. Ndb5 {[%emt 0:12:45] [#]} a6 $146 {[%emt 0:02:09]} ({Predecessor:}
14… Ne8 $16 15. Bc5 Rc8 16. Bb4 a6 {1-0 (69) Saric,I (2668)-Antipov,M (2550)
Monzon 2016}) 15. Nc7 {[%emt 0:01:30]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:05:04] [#]} 16. Qxe5 $2 {
[%emt 0:04:01]} (16. Bc5 $1 $18) 16… Ne8 $1 {[%emt 0:08:11]} 17. Qe7 {
[%emt 0:15:56]} Nxc7 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 18. Qxd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rfxd8 {[%emt 0:
00:06]} 19. dxc7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 20. O-O {[%emt 0:05:43]
} Bxc3 {[%emt 0:05:49]} 21. Bf4 {[%emt 0:13:43]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:16:46]} 22. bxc3
{[%emt 0:00:06]} Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 23. f3 {[%emt 0:06:09]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:
06:02]} 24. Rad1 {[%emt 0:13:07]} Re8 {[%emt 0:05:16]} 25. g4 {[%emt 0:13:26]}
g5 {[%emt 0:01:04]} 26. Bxg5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ree2 {[%emt 0:03:31]} 27. Bf4 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:45]} 28. Rfe1 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Bd3 {[%emt 0:05:
26]} 29. b4 {[%emt 0:04:34]} f6 {[%emt 0:11:06]} 30. Rxe2 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Bxe2
{[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Rd8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 32. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:20]} Bb5+ {[%emt 0:00:34]} 33. Rd2 {[%emt 0:06:09]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:
14]} 34. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} 35. h4 {[%emt 0:00:48]} a5 {
[%emt 0:01:09]} 36. bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} bxa5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 37. Ra2 {
[%emt 0:00:46]} a4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 38. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:59]
} 39. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 40. fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bd7
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Bf4 {[%emt 0:01:53]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 42. h5 {[%emt 0:
08:15]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 43. Be3 {[%emt 0:02:04]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 44.
Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rb1 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Black “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C65”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2367”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “52”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,52,21,9,17,14,20,8,8,13,9,6,8,0,-6,-28,11,-18,-14,-24,0,-12,18,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-16,-16,-16,-16,-16,-16,-16,-16]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6
4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nbd2 {C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3…Nf6),
unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} O-O (6… Be6 7. O-O Nd7 8. Nb3 Bb6 9. Ng5 Bxb3
10. axb3 f6 11. Nf3 Nf8 12. Nd2 Qd7 13. Nc4 Ne6 {1/2-1/2 (54) Saric,I (2689)
-Caruana,F (2827) Batumi 2018}) 7. Nc4 Nd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7c5,Bc5e6,Be6d4]
[%mdl 32]} 8. Be3 {LiveBook: 20 Games} (8. c3 {feels hotter.} Bd6 9. O-O a5 10.
Qc2 b5 11. Ne3) 8… Bxe3 9. Nxe3 f6 10. Qd2 Nc5 11. O-O-O a5 $146 {[%cal
Ba7a5,Ba5a4,Ba4a3][%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 11… Be6 12. Kb1 a5 13. h4 Qe7 {
0-1 (32) Zhigalko,S (2671)-Ganguly,S (2668) Doha 2016}) 12. g4 Ne6 13. h4 c5
14. Nf5 Ra6 15. Ng1 a4 16. Ne2 a3 {With the idea …axb2+.} 17. b3 $1 {The
position is equal.} Nd4 18. c3 Nxe2+ 19. Qxe2 g6 20. Ne3 b5 21. Nc2 Qe7 22. h5
g5 $1 23. c4 b4 24. f3 h6 25. Qe3 Qd6 26. Kd2 Be6 {Accuracy: White = 46%,
Black = 75%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Black “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D10”]
[WhiteElo “2403”]
[BlackElo “2233”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “109”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,109,44,44,70,62,57,60,64,55,59,64,75,72,72,72,72,75,95,93,102,94,87,
83,90,87,99,81,74,68,74,74,112,57,58,43,46,47,69,33,39,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,197,174,286,266,315,308,350,337,411,412,396,396,295,353,412,410,397,368,561,
558,691,641,815,804,884,871,831,777,2388,2449,2309,2318,2150,2096,1908,1820,
1976,1889,1914,1799,1712,1642,1449,1314]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3
Nc6 5. e4 e6 6. e5 Qb6 7. Nf3 Bd7 8. a3 {LiveBook: 10 Games} a6 {C02: French:
Advance Variation} (8… f6 9. Bd3 g6 10. O-O Bg7 11. Re1 fxe5 12. dxe5 Nge7
13. Be3 Qd8 14. Bc5 O-O 15. h4 Rxf3 16. Qxf3 Nxe5 {1-0 (45) Aliavdin,N (2342)
-Puczylowski,M (2116) Szklarska Poreba 2017}) 9. Be3 Rc8 10. Na4 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 10. Bd3 Na7 11. Qe2 Nb5 12. Nb1 Nh6 13. a4 Na7 14. O-O Nf5 15.
Nc3 Bb4 16. Rab1 {1/2-1/2 (43) Armbrust,F (1768)-Ollenberger,R (1528) Germany
2002}) 10… Qc7 {White is slightly better.} 11. Rc1 Nge7 12. Bd3 Nf5 13. Bxf5
exf5 14. O-O h6 15. Ne1 Be6 16. Nd3 Be7 17. Qh5 g6 18. Qd1 Kf8 19. Qd2 Kg7 20.
Nac5 g5 21. f4 {[%cal Rf4g5]} g4 22. Rc3 b6 23. Nxa6 (23. Nxe6+ $16 fxe6 24.
Qc2) 23… Qa7 $14 24. Rfc1 Bd7 25. Nab4 Nxb4 26. Rxc8 Rxc8 27. axb4 Rxc1+ 28.
Qxc1 Bb5 29. Ne1 Bxb4 30. Bd2 Bxd2 31. Qxd2 Qa1 32. Kf2 Qb1 33. Qc2 (33. Kg3 {
with more complications.} Kg6 34. Kf2 Kg7) 33… Qxc2+ $2 (33… Qa1 $11 {
and Black is okay.}) 34. Nxc2 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} Bd3 (34… Bd7 {
is a better defense.} 35. Ne3 Be6) 35. Nb4 $18 Be4 36. Na6 Kf8 37. Nc7 Ke7 38.
Na8 b5 39. Nc7 b4 {[#]} 40. Na6 $1 b3 41. Nc5 Bc2 42. Ke3 g3 (42… Kd8 $142
43. Kd2 h5) 43. hxg3 {White is clearly winning.} Kd8 44. Kd2 Kc7 45. Kc3 Kc6
46. Nxb3 Be4 47. Kb4 Bxg2 48. Ka5 Bf1 49. Nc5 Be2 50. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5]
[%mdl 32]} Bc4 51. Na6 Be2 {[#]} 52. b5+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kb7 (52… Bxb5 53.
Nb4+) 53. Nc5+ Kc7 54. Na4 Bc4 55. Kb4 {Precision: White = 81%, Black = 56%.}
1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Black “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B24”]
[WhiteElo “2262”]
[BlackElo “2420”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 25,84,27,31,0,0,0,0,0,0,-23,0,0,0,-1,0,-22,0,0,0,0,0,-247,-234,-319,
-327,-316,-309,-354,-343,-336,-338,-339,-331,-328,-346,-327,-206,-189,-202,
-172,-181,-189,-185,-172,-147,-139,-132,-154,-138,-251,-264,-256,-237,-262,
-272,-273,-266,-376,-369,-521,-540]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nd4 4. Bc4 g6
5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Nxd4 cxd4 7. Qf3 Nh6 {[%cal Bg8h6,Bh6g4,Bg4e5,Be5d7,Bd7c5][%mdl
32]} 8. Ne2 O-O 9. d3 Ng4 {B23: Closed Sicilian: Lines without g3} 10. Bb3 d6
11. h3 Ne5 12. Qg3 a5 13. a4 Nd7 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 14. O-O (14. h4 $5 {
[%cal Rh4h5]}) 14… Nc5 15. Bc4 Be6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15… Qc7 16. b3 Be6
17. Bd2 Bxc4 18. bxc4 {0-1 (74) Rodriguez,E (2352)-Rensch,D (2401) Freemont
2012}) 16. Bxe6 fxe6 17. Bg5 Qe8 18. Qh4 Rf7 19. b3 Rc8 20. Bd2 b6 21. f4 Qd7
22. Kh1 e5 23. g4 $2 (23. fxe5 $11 Rxf1+ 24. Rxf1) 23… d5 $19 24. fxe5 {
[#] Strongly threatening Rxf7.} Rxf1+ 25. Rxf1 dxe4 26. Bh6 {intending Bxg7.}
exd3 27. cxd3 Qd5+ (27… Bxe5 $2 28. Qf2 $17) (27… Nxd3 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29.
Nxd4 $19) 28. Kg1 Bxh6 ({Weaker is} 28… Nxd3 29. Bxg7 Kxg7 30. Qxe7+ Kg8 31.
Rf6 $11 (31. e6 Ne5 $11)) 29. Qxh6 Qxe5 30. Qd2 Qe3+ ({Resist} 30… Nxb3 31.
Qf4 $19) 31. Qxe3 dxe3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KRN} 32. Rf3 Nxb3 {And now …
b5! would win.} 33. Rxe3 Kf7 34. d4 Nd2 35. Nf4 Rc4 36. Nd5 e6 ({But not} 36…
Rxa4 37. Rxe7+ Kf8 38. Rxh7 $15) 37. Nf4 (37. Nxb6 $17 Rxd4 38. Rc3) 37… Rxa4
38. Nxe6 {[#]} Nf3+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 39. Kg2 (39. Rxf3+ Kxe6) 39… Nxd4 40.
Ng5+ Kg7 41. h4 (41. Rd3 {is a better defense.}) 41… h6 42. Re7+ (42. Ne4
$142) 42… Kf8 {Accuracy: White = 47%, Black = 78%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Black “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “E63”]
[WhiteElo “2173”]
[BlackElo “2248”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “128”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,128,56,60,48,58,36,43,31,50,7,0,12,19,-20,-31,-25,0,-20,0,-12,-12,
-12,-12,-6,-12,-6,-6,-6,-14,-13,-4,-7,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-3,0,-1,-6,-11,0,-6,-3,-3,
-3,-3,-3,-3,-3,-8,-6,-38,-45,-45,-8,-38,-38,-45,-40,-79,-79,-79,-79,-58,-60,
-68,-68,-491,-491,-491,-491,-491,-491,-491,-491,-491,-491,-469,-453,-2892,-146,
-147,-15,-29972,-29973,-29972,-29973,-29971,-29969,-29972,-29973,-11098,-12795,
-29987,-29988,-29992,-29981,-29980,-29981,-29995,-29996,-29996,-29997,-29997,
-844]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nc3 a6
8. Bf4 Rb8 {E63: King’s Indian: Fianchetto: Panno Variation with 7…a6} 9. Rc1
Bd7 10. Qd2 (10. a3 Re8 11. d5 Na5 12. Nd2 e5 13. Bg5 b6 14. Nce4 Bf5 15. b4
Nb7 {1-0 (48) Kravtsiv,M (2654)-Moussard,J (2579) Cap d’Agde 2018}) 10… Re8
11. d5 Na5 12. b3 c5 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 13. dxc6 Nxc6 14. Rfd1 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 14. e4 Qa5 15. h3 Rbc8 16. Rfe1 {0-1 (48) Drygalov,S (2446)
-Linker,M (2269) Sochi 2018}) 14… Qa5 15. h3 Rbc8 16. e4 b5 17. cxb5 axb5 {
…b4 is the strong threat.} 18. Qe2 b4 19. Nd5 Be6 {[%cal Rf6d5]} 20. Ng5 Bd7
21. e5 dxe5 22. Bxe5 Nxe5 23. Rxc8 Bxc8 24. Qxe5 Nxd5 25. Qxd5 Qxd5 26. Bxd5 e6
27. Bc6 Rf8 28. Ne4 Ba6 29. Nc5 Be2 30. Rd2 Rc8 31. Rxe2 Rxc6 $11 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRB-KRN} 32. Nd3 Bc3 33. Re4 f5 34. Rc4 Rxc4 35. bxc4 {KB-KN} e5 36.
Kf1 Kf7 37. Ke2 Ke6 38. Nc1 e4 39. Nb3 Ke5 40. Ke3 g5 41. Ke2 h5 42. Ke3 {[#]}
Bd4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 43. Ke2 (43. Nxd4 f4+) 43… Bb6 44. Ke1 f4 45. gxf4+ gxf4
{[%cal Bg5f4,Bf4f3][%mdl 32]} 46. Ke2 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (46. f3 $15) 46… f3+
$19 47. Ke1 Bd8 48. Kf1 Bg5 49. Ke1 {White hopes to continue with Kf1.} e3 50.
fxe3 Bxe3 51. Kf1 Ke4 52. Ke1 {[#]} (52. c5 $142 Kd5 53. Ke1) 52… h4 $2 (
52… Kf4 $1 $19 {and Black stays clearly on top.} 53. Kf1 Kg3) 53. Kf1 Kf4 (
53… Ke5 $17 54. c5 Kd5) 54. Na1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (54. c5 $11) 54… Kg3 55.
Nc2 Bc5 56. Ne1 Ba7 57. Nd3 Kxh3 58. c5 Kg3 59. Kg1 h3 {Black mates.} 60. Kh1
f2 61. Nxf2 Kxf2 62. c6 Bb8 63. a3 b3 64. c7 Bxc7 {Accuracy: White = 39%,
Black = 66%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.13”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Black “Babiy, Olga”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B15”]
[WhiteElo “2161”]
[BlackElo “2275”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “147”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 20,147,42,9,85,27,29,33,73,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,48,0,
50,19,39,20,32,-49,164,142,192,0,0,-118,0,0,0,0,0,-61,209,206,198,0,241,234,
256,256,265,265,265,264,312,306,366,366,375,364,683,458,408,283,474,473,479,
464,461,450,356,283,283,276,266,266,266,261,254,211,243,238,266,176,176,139,
650,624,452,312,1342,305,1441,1412,1138,590,848,747,746,427,1411,1269,1191,
1172,1172,1079,1079,520,800,693,29964,2468,29977,29978,29979,29980,29978,29974,
29973,8887,29986,29987,29989,29990]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6
5. Nxf6+ exf6 6. c3 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. Ne2 Re8 9. Qc2 {B15: Caro-Kann: 3 Nc3: 3.
..g6 and 3…dxe4 4 Nxe4 Nf6 5 Nxf6+ exf6} h5 10. Be3 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7b6,
Bb6d5][%mdl 32]} 11. Ng3 {LiveBook: 6 Games. White is slightly better.} Bf4
$146 (11… Nb6 $11) ({Predecessor:} 11… Nb6 12. O-O-O h4 13. Ne4 Nd5 14.
Rde1 Nf4 15. Bxf4 Bxf4+ 16. Kb1 f5 {0-1 (47) Paehtz,E (2464)-Grandelius,N
(2647) Caleta 2018}) 12. O-O-O (12. O-O $16 Bxe3 13. fxe3) 12… Bxe3+ $11 13.
fxe3 Rxe3 14. Be4 ({Better is} 14. Qf2 $16 Re7 15. Nf5 (15. Nxh5 Qa5 $14))
14… Nb6 15. Nf1 {[#]} Rxe4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 16. Qxe4 Be6 17. Nd2 a5 18. Kb1 g6
19. Ka1 Nd5 20. h3 a4 21. a3 b5 22. g4 h4 23. Rhf1 Qd6 {aiming for …Nxc3!}
24. Qf3 f5 25. gxf5 Bxf5 26. Ne4 Qh2 {[#]} 27. Rf2 (27. Nf6+ $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]
} Nxf6 28. Qxc6 {[%mdl 64] Double Attack}) 27… Qc7 $2 (27… Qxh3 $15 {
stays ahead.} 28. Qxh3 Bxh3) 28. Rg1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is in control.} Kf8
29. Ng5 $2 ({White should play} 29. Qg2 $18 Re8 30. Rxf5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} gxf5
31. Qg7+ Ke7 32. Ng5) 29… Re8 $1 $11 30. Nh7+ {[#]} (30. Re2 $1 $11 Rxe2 31.
Qxe2) 30… Ke7 (30… Kg7 $1 $17 {[%cal Rg7h7]} 31. Ng5 Qd6) 31. Re2+ Kd8 32.
Rxe8+ Kxe8 33. Qf2 (33. c4 $11 bxc4 34. Qe2+ Kd8 35. Qxc4) 33… Qe7 $2 {
[%mdl 8192]} (33… f6 $1 $15 {keeps the upper hand.} 34. Re1+ (34. Qxh4 Qg7
$15) 34… Kd8 35. Qxh4 Qg7) 34. Re1 $18 Be6 35. Qd2 $2 (35. Qc2 $18) 35… Kd7
$2 (35… f6 $1 $11 {and Black is okay.}) 36. Qh6 Kc7 37. Nf8 Qf6 38. Nxe6+
fxe6 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQN} 39. Rg1 Qf2 40. Qxg6 Nf4 41. Qg8 {Intending
Rg7+ and mate.} Kb6 42. Rb1 Kc7 $2 (42… Nd5 43. Qxe6 Kc7) 43. Qg7+ Kb6 44.
Qg1 Nxh3 $2 (44… Qg3 {was worth a try.} 45. Qf1 Nd3) 45. Qxf2 ({Weaker is}
45. Qg8 Nf4 $18) 45… Nxf2 {KR-KN} 46. Rf1 Nd3 47. Rf3 ({Not} 47. Rh1 e5 $18)
47… Ne1 48. Rh3 Kc7 49. Rxh4 Nf3 50. Rf4 Nd2 51. Rf2 Nc4 52. Kb1 Kd6 53. Kc2
e5 54. Kd3 Kd5 55. Re2 exd4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (55… e4+ $16 56. Kc2 Nd6) 56.
cxd4 Nb6 57. Rh2 Nc4 $2 (57… Kd6 58. Rh6+ Kc7 59. Rh7+ Kd6 60. Rh6+ Kd5) 58.
Rg2 $2 (58. Kc3 Kd6 59. Rh5) 58… Ke6 $2 (58… Kd6 59. Kc3 Ke6 60. Rg6+ Kd5
61. Rg5+ Kd6 62. Rg6+ Kd5 63. Rg5+ Kd6) 59. Rg6+ Kd5 60. Kc3 Ne3 61. Rg5+ Kd6
62. Kb4 Nc4 {[#]} (62… Nc2+ $142 63. Kc3 Ne3) 63. d5 $1 cxd5 64. Kxb5 Nxb2
65. Rg2 Nc4 66. Kxa4 (66. Rg6+ $142 Ke5 67. Kxa4) 66… Kc5 67. Rc2 Kd4 68. Kb4
Ne5 69. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5,Ba5a6,Ba6a7][%mdl 32]} Ke3 70. a5 d4 71. a6 d3
72. Rc5 (72. Rc3 $142 Kf4 73. Kb3 Nd7 74. Rc6 d2 75. Kc2 Ne5 76. Rc7 Ke3 77.
Re7) 72… Nf3 73. Rc3 Kd4 74. a7 {Accuracy: White = 60%, Black = 35%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Black “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B33”]
[WhiteElo “2420”]
[BlackElo “2161”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “55”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 18,55,83,91,93,89,94,96,88,91,154,121,117,121,265,246,292,285,239,244,
264,217,666,657,650,645,920,964,953,811,874,800,29990,29991,29994,29995,29995,
29996,29996,29997]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6.
Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Ng8 8. Bc4 Bg7 9. Qf3 e6 10. Bf4 $1 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Qc7 {
B34: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: sidelines} (10… Qa5 11. O-O-O
Bxe5 12. Ne4 Kf8 13. Nd6 Nf6 14. Rhe1 Bxf4+ 15. Qxf4 Kg7 16. Re3 Rf8 17. Ra3
Qc5 18. Qxf6+ Kxf6 {1-0 (29) Riff,J (2502)-Congiu,M (2303) La Massana 2015})
11. O-O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. O-O Bxe5 12. Nb5 cxb5 13. Bxe5 Bb7 14. Bxc7
Bxf3 15. Bxb5 a6 16. Bd3 Bb7 17. c4 f6 18. b4 {1-0 (34) Conde Poderoso,A (2276)
-Martin Vazquez,J (2351) ICCF email 2015}) 11… Bxe5 12. Bxe5 Qxe5 {White is
better.} 13. Rhe1 Qg5+ ({Black should play} 13… Qh5) 14. Kb1 $1 $16 {[%mdl
1024] Ne4 is the strong threat. White has strong compensation.} Nf6 {[#]} 15.
Rd4 $1 $36 {[%cal Bd1d4,Bd4f4,Bf4f6][%mdl 2080] And now h4 would win. White is
in control.} O-O {[#]} (15… Ke7 $16) 16. h4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rh4g5,Bh2h4,Bh4h5]
[%mdl 32]} Qf5 {Hoping for …Qxf3.} 17. Rf4 Qc5 18. Rxf6 Qxc4 19. h5 Ba6 $2 (
19… Qh4 20. g4 Bb7) 20. Rf4 Qc5 21. Ne4 Qe7 22. Nf6+ Kh8 23. Qc3 {Threatens
to win with Nd5+.} e5 24. Rxe5 Qd8 25. Re8 {White mates.} Rxe8 26. Nxe8+ f6 27.
Rxf6 {[%cal Rf6f8]} Kg8 {[#]} 28. Rxg6+ $1 {[%mdl 512] Accuracy: White = 100%,
Black = 38%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Black “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B49”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2173”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “78”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 34,78,38,7,68,41,39,41,56,39,50,37,100,93,90,79,172,161,171,163,165,172,
160,176,213,224,207,180,177,177,162,136,151,149,203,205,239,190,202,166,764,
760,752,739,734,743,646]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7
6. Be2 a6 7. Be3 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Kh1 O-O 11. Qe1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5
13. Qg3 Bb7 14. a3 Rad8 15. Rae1 Bc6 16. Bd3 {B85: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6
Be2 a6, lines with early Be3} (16. Bf3 Ne8 17. Qf2 Rc8 18. Rd1 Bf6 19. Rfe1
Bxd4 20. Qxd4 Rd8 21. e5 Bxf3 22. gxf3 d5 23. f5 Qc4 {1-0 (62) Kravtsiv,M
(2672)-Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 16… Qd7 17. Bb6 Rb8 18. Be3 {
LiveBook: 4 Games. White is slightly better.} Kh8 $146 (18… a5 $11) ({
Predecessor:} 18… Rbd8 19. f5 Kh8 20. Qh3 e5 21. Rd1 a5 22. b4 axb4 23. axb4
Qb7 {1/2-1/2 (75) Lagno,K (2547)-Krush,I (2431) Riadh 2017}) 19. Bc1 a5 20. e5
Nh5 21. Qh3 g6 22. Ne4 Bxe4 ({Black should play} 22… Kg8 $14) 23. Bxe4 $16
Kg8 24. Rf3 f5 (24… dxe5 $16 25. fxe5 f5 26. exf6 Rxf6) 25. exf6 $1 $18 Nxf6
26. Bd3 e5 27. fxe5 Qxh3 28. gxh3 ({Much worse is} 28. Rxh3 Ng4 $11) 28… Nd7
29. Rxf8+ Nxf8 30. exd6 Bxd6 31. Bh6 Kf7 32. Be4 Kf6 33. Rf1+ Ke6 (33… Ke5
$16) 34. Bf3 b4 35. axb4 axb4 36. Bg4+ Kd5 $2 (36… Ke7 37. Re1+ Kf7 38. Rf1+
Ke7 39. Re1+ Kf7 40. Rf1+ Ke8) 37. Rd1+ {White is clearly winning.} Kc5 {[#]}
38. Rxd6 $1 {[%mdl 576] Remove Defender} Kxd6 39. Bf4+ {[%mdl 64] Skewer} Kd5 {
Accuracy: White = 75%, Black = 35%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Black “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Result “*”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2173”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “14”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,14,15,25,31,45,36,72]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. e3 f5 4. d4 Be7 5. Be2 (
5. g3 Nf6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. Nge2 Na6 8. O-O c6 9. b3 e4 10. d5 Nc5 11. f3 cxd5 12.
cxd5 exf3 13. Bxf3 Bd7 14. Nd4 Rc8 15. Nce2 {1/2-1/2 (28) Ernst,S (2548)
-Efimenko,Z (2636) Germany 2017}) 5… Nf6 6. Nf3 {A21: English Opening: 1…
e5 2 Nc3} Nbd7 7. O-O Ne4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7… O-O 8. Qc2 Ng4 9. b4 e4 10.
Ne1 Ndf6 11. f3 exf3 12. Bxf3 {1-0 (48) Paredes Galan,A (2334)-Marcelin,C
(2481) Paris 2005}) *

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Black “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2367”]
[BlackElo “2233”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “80”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,80,25,79,55,72,37,23,20,22,11,43,-2,0,-16,-2,-13,-10,-64,-77,-75,-38,
-80,-81,-97,-100,-127,-58,-60,-72,-77,-45,-118,-85,-77,-97,-85,0,0,0,-253,0,
-234,-224,-333,-328,-327,-293,-350,-350,-533,-523,-532,-532,-481,-325,-317,
-352,-732,-426,-376,-192,-435,-435,-427,-414,-852,-844,-810,-782,-1758,-1685,
-29983,-29984]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Bb5 Qc7 (4… Bd7 5. Bb2 e6 6.
O-O Nge7 7. Be2 Ng6 8. c4 d4 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qf6 11. Nc2 Qxb2 12. Nc3 Nb4
{0-1 (27) Salgado Lopez,I (2644)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 5. Bb2 f6 (5…
Nf6 $11) 6. c4 $1 $16 {[%cal Rc4d5] A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5} a6 7. cxd5 $146
{Strongly threatening Be2.} (7. Ba4 {with more complications.} dxc4 8. bxc4 e5
9. O-O Be6 10. Qc2) ({Predecessor:} 7. Bxc6+ bxc6 8. Nh4 e5 9. Qh5+ Qf7 10.
Qxf7+ Kxf7 11. Nc3 e4 12. f4 h6 {1/2-1/2 (23) Jacobsen,P (2055)-Hayes,S (2039)
Copenhagen 2006}) 7… axb5 8. dxc6 {White has an edge.} bxc6 9. Qc2 e6 {
[%cal Be7e6,Be6e5][%mdl 32]} 10. d4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Bb4+ 12. Bc3 Bd6 13. Bd2 ({
Better is} 13. a4 $11) 13… Ne7 $15 14. Nc3 e5 15. Nde2 f5 16. Rc1 {next
Nxb5! is good for White.} Qb8 17. a4 b4 ({Black should try} 17… O-O $17 18.
O-O Be6) 18. Nd1 O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has strong initiative.} 19. Nb2 f4
20. e4 (20. O-O $15) 20… Ba6 21. Nc4 Bc7 22. O-O Rf6 (22… c5 $17) 23. Rfd1
$11 Ng6 {[%cal Be7g6,Bg6h4,Bh4f3][%mdl 32]} 24. Kf1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (24.
f3 $11) 24… Qf8 $2 (24… Nh4 $1 $19 {aiming for …Qc8.} 25. Ng1 Qf8) 25.
Ng1 $2 {[#]} (25. f3 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.}) 25… Nh4 $1 $19
26. Nf3 (26. Be1 $142 Rg6 27. Rd7) 26… Nxf3 27. gxf3 Rh6 28. Be1 Bb6 (28…
Rxh2 $2 29. Rd3 $17) 29. Rd3 (29. Rd7 $142) 29… Bd4 30. Ke2 Rxh2 31. Kd1 Rh1
32. Rxd4 exd4 33. Nb6 $2 (33. Ne5 Rc8 34. Qc5) 33… Rd8 34. Qxc6 Qd6 (34… d3
$142 {( -> …d2)} 35. Kd2 Qe7) 35. Qxd6 $2 (35. Qd5+ Kh8 36. Qxd6 Rxd6 37. Na8
) 35… Rxd6 36. Nd5 d3 37. Rc7 (37. Kd2 $142 h5 38. Nc7) 37… h5 {[%cal
Bh7h5,Bh5h4,Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} 38. Kd2 h4 39. Nxf4 h3 40. Nh5 {[#]} Rxe1 $1 {
[%mdl 512] Accuracy: White = 24%, Black = 51%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Black “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Result “*”]
[WhiteElo “2367”]
[BlackElo “2233”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “25”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,9,32]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Bb5 Qc7 (4… Bd7 5. Bb2 e6 6.
O-O Nge7 7. Be2 Ng6 8. c4 d4 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qf6 11. Nc2 Qxb2 12. Nc3 Nb4
{0-1 (27) Salgado Lopez,I (2644)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 5. Bb2 {
Predecessor:} Nf6 $146 6. c4 a6 7. Be5 Qb6 8. Ba4 dxc4 9. bxc4 Bf5 10. Nc3 e6
11. Qb3 Qxb3 12. Bxc6+ bxc6 13. axb3 {1/2-1/2 (42) Meier,G (2647)-Wagner,D
(2490) Germany 2014} *

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Babiy, Olga”]
[Black “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C10”]
[WhiteElo “2275”]
[BlackElo “2403”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “32”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,32,26,48,24,33,12,12,12,27,6,12]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4.
Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Bd3 c5 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Bg5
Qa5+ 11. c3 Be7 12. O-O {C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3.
..dxe4} Rd8 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. Rfd1 Bd7 14. Be4 Qc7 {[#]} 15. Bc2 $146 ({
Predecessor:} 15. Ne5 Ba4 16. Rxd8+ Rxd8 17. Bf3 Nd5 18. Bxe7 Nxe7 19. Re1 Be8
{1/2-1/2 (45) Landa,K (2596)-Erdos,V (2518) Cappelle-la-Grande 2007}) 15… Be8
16. h3 Rxd1+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Black “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A21”]
[WhiteElo “2248”]
[BlackElo “2262”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “57”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,57,21,25,18,51,45,111,8,32,8,7,5,18,0,31,0,5,0,-2,-24,0,0,7,0,-2,-47,
-47,-37,39,47,52,42,44,48,40,38,66,58,56,66,104,89,151,105,105,109,107,104,
29992,29993]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. e3 f5 4. d4 Be7 5. Be2 (5. g3 Nf6 6. Bg2
O-O 7. Nge2 Na6 8. O-O c6 9. b3 e4 10. d5 Nc5 11. f3 cxd5 12. cxd5 exf3 13.
Bxf3 Bd7 14. Nd4 Rc8 15. Nce2 {1/2-1/2 (28) Ernst,S (2548)-Efimenko,Z (2636)
Germany 2017}) 5… Nf6 6. Nf3 {A21: English Opening: 1…e5 2 Nc3} Nbd7 7. O-O
Ne4 $146 {[#]} (7… O-O $14) ({Predecessor:} 7… O-O 8. Qc2 Ng4 9. b4 e4 10.
Ne1 Ndf6 11. f3 exf3 12. Bxf3 {1-0 (48) Paredes Galan,A (2334)-Marcelin,C
(2481) Paris 2005}) 8. Bd2 ({White should try} 8. Nxe4 $1 $16 fxe4 9. Nd2) 8…
Bf6 9. Qc2 Nxd2 10. Qxd2 O-O (10… e4 $5 11. Ne1 $8 O-O $11) 11. Rad1 Kh8 (
11… e4 $5 12. Ne1 $8 Nb6 $11) 12. Qc2 e4 13. Nd2 c6 14. f3 exf3 15. Nxf3 Nb6
16. e4 fxe4 17. Nxe4 Bf5 {White must now prevent …d5.} 18. Bd3 {[#]} d5 (
18… Nxc4 $1 $15 {[%mdl 512]} 19. Nxf6 (19. Qxc4 d5) 19… Ne3 {[%mdl 64]
Double Attack}) 19. Nxf6 $14 {[%mdl 64] Discovered Attack} Bxd3 20. Qxd3 {
[%csl Gf6][%cal Rd3h7]} Rxf6 21. b3 Kg8 22. Rde1 Nd7 23. cxd5 cxd5 24. Qb5 Nb6
25. Re5 Rc6 (25… h6 $142) 26. Ng5 {And now Qd3 would win.} h6 27. Ne6 Qh4 28.
Qd3 Re8 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (28… Nd7 $16 29. Ree1 (29. Rxd5 Nf6 $16) 29… Kh8)
29. Ng5 {Accuracy: White = 39%, Black = 32%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.14”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Black “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B49”]
[WhiteElo “2248”]
[BlackElo “2262”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “46”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 34,35,15,26]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6.
Be2 a6 7. Be3 Nf6 8. O-O Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Kh1 O-O 11. Qe1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13.
Qg3 Bb7 14. a3 Rad8 15. Rae1 Bc6 16. Bd3 {B85: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6,
lines with early Be3} (16. Bf3 Ne8 17. Qf2 Rc8 18. Rd1 Bf6 19. Rfe1 Bxd4 20.
Qxd4 Rd8 21. e5 Bxf3 22. gxf3 d5 23. f5 Qc4 {1-0 (62) Kravtsiv,M (2672)
-Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 16… Qd7 17. Bb6 Rb8 18. Be3 {LiveBook: 4
Games} {Predecessor:} Rbd8 $146 19. f5 Kh8 20. Qh3 e5 21. Rd1 a5 22. b4 axb4
23. axb4 Qb7 {1/2-1/2 (75) Lagno,K (2547)-Krush,I (2431) Riadh 2017} *

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Black “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E77”]
[WhiteElo “2403”]
[BlackElo “2420”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “37”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 23,37,0,0,-79,-68,-79,-70,-78,-72,-73,-75,-69,-76,-103,-58,-54]} 1. d4
Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f4 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. d5 e6 8. dxe6 fxe6 9.
Bd3 Nc6 10. O-O Nd4 11. Nxd4 {E76: King’s Indian: Four Pawns Attack: Lines
specific to 6 Nf3 move-order} (11. Bd2 Bd7 12. Nxd4 cxd4 13. Nb5 Bc6 14. Qe2
Ne8 15. e5 Bxb5 16. cxb5 dxe5 17. fxe5 Nc7 18. Rxf8+ Qxf8 {1/2-1/2 (77)
Ponomariov,R (2726)-Vovk,Y (2562) Kiev 2012}) 11… cxd4 12. Nb5 Ne8 {LiveBook:
5 Games} 13. f5 $146 (13. Bd2 $11 {keeps the balance.}) ({Predecessor:} 13. Bd2
a6 14. Na3 Nf6 15. Nc2 Nd7 16. Bb4 Qb6 17. e5 Nc5 18. exd6 Qxd6 {1/2-1/2 (35)
Loeschnauer,R (2481)-Serazeev,A (2524) ICCF email 2016}) 13… a6 $17 ({Reject
} 13… gxf5 14. exf5 e5 15. Qe1 $11) 14. Na3 exf5 15. exf5 Bxf5 16. Bxf5 Rxf5
17. Rxf5 gxf5 18. Qb3 Qe7 {[%cal Re7e1] [#]} 19. Bf4 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Black “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D02”]
[WhiteElo “2262”]
[BlackElo “2410”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “93”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 22,93,9,4,7,19,18,2,18,9,66,46,63,4,13,0,7,0,25,14,13,6,6,6,6,6,0,0,0,7,
7,7,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Be2 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. h3
O-O 8. Nbd2 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2…Nf6 3 g3 and 2…Nf6
3 Bf4} Nd7 (8… b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Ne5 Nd7 11. Nxc6 Bxc6 12. a4 Re8 13. Re1 Qc8
14. Nf3 Qb7 15. b4 cxb4 16. cxb4 b5 17. a5 a6 18. Rc1 {0-1 (46) Zhou,J (2615)
-Yu,Y (2759) Tianjin 2018}) 9. O-O Qb6 10. Qc2 e5 11. dxe5 Ndxe5 12. Qb3 {
LiveBook: 5 Games} Be6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12… Bf5 13. Nxe5 {1/2-1/2 (13)
Feygin,M (2490)-Admiraal,M (2448) Belgium 2017}) 13. Ng5 Bf5 14. e4 dxe4 $1 15.
Ngxe4 Qxb3 (15… Rfd8 $11) 16. axb3 $14 b6 17. g4 (17. Bb5 $14) 17… Be6 $11
18. Nd6 Na5 19. N2c4 Naxc4 (19… Nexc4 {is more complex.} 20. Nxc4 Nxb3 21.
Ra3 Bxc4 22. Bxc4 Na5) 20. Nxc4 Nxc4 {The position is equal.} 21. Bxc4 Bxc4 22.
bxc4 f5 23. g5 Rfe8 24. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 25. Rxe1 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rd8
26. Kg2 Kf7 27. Kf3 Rd7 28. Ke2 Bf8 29. Rd1 Ke6 30. Rxd7 Kxd7 {KB-KB} 31. Kd3
Be7 32. f3 a6 33. Kc2 Kc6 34. Kb3 Bd8 35. Ka3 b5 36. Kb3 Ba5 37. cxb5+ axb5 38.
c4 Be1 39. Be5 Bf2 40. Kc3 Bh4 41. f4 Be1+ 42. Kd3 Ba5 43. Bc3 Bc7 44. Bd2 Bd6
45. b3 Bf8 46. Bc3 Bd6 47. Bd2 {Accuracy: White = 83%, Black = 82%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Black “Babiy, Olga”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B15”]
[WhiteElo “2233”]
[BlackElo “2275”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “68”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+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]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nxf6+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} exf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. c3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 8. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} 9. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h5 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 10. Be3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 11. O-O-O {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 12. Kb1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Be6 {[%emt 0:01:
17]} 13. c4 {[%emt 0:02:11]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:02:40]} 14. Ng3 {[%emt 0:19:43]} g6 {
[%emt 0:04:24]} 15. Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:49]} b5 {[%emt 0:04:51]} 16. d5 {[%emt 0:
16:03]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:09:00]} 17. Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxd6 {[%emt 0:01:04]}
18. c5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 19. Bd4 {[%emt 0:08:15]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:01:24]} 20. b4 {[%emt 0:08:43]} a5 {[%emt 0:12:32]} 21. Rhe1 {[%emt 0:
18:58]} axb4 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 22. f4 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Bg4 23. f5 {[%emt 0:01:
21]} Bxd1 {[%emt 0:19:07]} 24. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 25. h4
{[%emt 0:00:47]} Nd7 26. hxg5 fxg5 {[%emt 0:15:34]} 27. f6 {[%emt 0:19:16]}
Nxf6 {[%emt 0:04:25]} 28. Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Ne4 29. Bxe4 {[%emt 0:01:43]}
Rxe4 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 30. Rf6 Qe8 {[%emt 0:07:58]} 31. Rh6 {[%emt 0:01:48]} f6
{[%emt 0:00:07]} 32. Bb2 Re1+ {[%emt 0:02:42]} 33. Bc1 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Qe4 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 34. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:01:00]} dxe4 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Black “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E18”]
[WhiteElo “2173”]
[BlackElo “2367”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “26”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Bb7
{[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:30]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 8.
Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nxd2 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 9. Qxd2 {[%emt 0:00:55]} d6 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} 10. d5 {[%emt 0:11:08]} e5 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 11. e4 {[%emt 0:04:
00]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 12. Ne1 {[%emt 0:02:04]} a5 {[%emt 0:05:20]} 13. Nd3
{[%emt 0:10:55]} Ba6 {[%emt 0:10:04]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.15”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Black “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B51”]
[WhiteElo “2161”]
[BlackElo “2248”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+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 0:00:13]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:14]}
Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. O-O {[%emt 0:00:27]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. c4 {
[%emt 0:00:35]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. b4 {[%emt 0:18:30]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:03:55]}
8. bxc5 {[%emt 0:05:19]} Nxe4 {[%emt 0:08:14]} 9. d4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} O-O {
[%emt 0:07:52]} 10. cxd6 {[%emt 0:11:34]} Nxd6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 11. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:01:24]} b5 {[%emt 0:03:00]} 12. cxb5 {[%emt 0:12:13]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 13. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:01:13]} 14. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:23]}
Nb6 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 15. Rc1 {[%emt 0:07:21]} Na4 {[%emt 0:05:33]} 16. Ba1 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:53]} 17. Re1 {[%emt 0:12:21]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:11:
50]} 18. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 19. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:01:19]}
Qxd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. Rxe7 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 21. Bxd5 {
[%emt 0:08:03]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 22. Ne4 {[%emt 0:03:59]} Qxd1+ {[%emt 0:
02:05]} 23. Rxd1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rfd8 {[%emt 0:01:54]} 24. Re1 {[%emt 0:03:12]
} h6 {[%emt 0:04:39]} 25. h4 {[%emt 0:01:49]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:10:37]} 26. h5 gxh5
{[%emt 0:03:00]} 27. Re3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} h4 {[%emt 0:05:47]} 28. Rf3 {[%emt 0:
00:19]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:22]} 29. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 30.
Rf4 {[%emt 0:01:05]} Re1 {[%emt 0:06:39]} 31. Rc7 {[%emt 0:03:47]} Kg6 {
[%emt 0:02:07]} 32. Rc6+ {[%emt 0:01:09]} f6 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 33. Nxf6 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 34. Ne4+ {[%emt 0:01:02]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:03:
21]} 35. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 36. Rf6+ {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Kh5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. Rg7 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 38. g4+ {
[%emt 0:00:18]} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Black “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2420”]
[BlackElo “2233”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “49”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 25,28,26,64,18,44]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. d4 Nc6
6. Bd3 Nf6 7. O-O cxd4 8. cxd4 Be7 9. Nc3 Qd6 10. a3 {B22: Sicilian: 2 c3} h6
11. Be3 O-O 12. Qe2 b6 13. Rad1 Bb7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 14. Rfe1 Rad8 {[#]} {
Predecessor:} 15. Bb1 $146 Rfe8 16. Qc2 Bf8 17. d5 Ne7 18. dxe6 Qxe6 19. Bd4
Qg4 20. Bxf6 Ng6 21. h3 Rxd1 22. Qxd1 Rxe1+ 23. Qxe1 Qf4 24. Bxg6 Bxf3 25. Be5
{1-0 (25) Bojkov,D (2520)-Knors,R (2093) Chambery 2007} *

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Black “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “B33”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2161”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “28”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,28,74,66,68,61,50,35,110,53,60,0,72,68,68,69,95]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6
3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Nh5 8. Bc4 {LiveBook: 6
Games. B34: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: sidelines} (8. Be2 Ng7 9.
O-O Ne6 10. Bc4 Bg7 11. Bxe6 fxe6 12. Bf4 O-O 13. Bg3 Rf5 14. Re1 Qa5 15. Qe2
Rb8 {0-1 (70) Hracek,Z (2592)-Janik,I (2413) Katowice 2017}) 8… Qa5 9. O-O
Qxe5 10. Re1 Qc7 {[#]} (10… Qb8 $14) 11. Ne4 $146 ({White should try} 11. Qf3
$1 $16 {[%cal Rf3f7]} f5 12. g4) ({Predecessor:} 11. Qf3 e6 12. g4 Ng7 13. Ne4
f5 14. gxf5 gxf5 15. Nf6+ Kf7 {1-0 (30) Pinzon,N-Medina Mitchell,M ICCF email
2016}) 11… e6 $14 12. Bg5 (12. g4 $1 $14 f5 13. gxf5 (13. gxh5 $2 fxe4 14.
Qg4 d5 $19)) 12… d5 {[#]} (12… Rg8 $11) 13. Qxh5 $1 $16 dxe4 14. Qh4 f5 *

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Black “Babiy, Olga”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A06”]
[WhiteElo “2367”]
[BlackElo “2275”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “35”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:41]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 2. e3 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:00:45]} 3. b3 {[%emt 0:01:10]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:03:55]} 4. Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:
51]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 5. Be2 {[%emt 0:08:47]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 6. d3 {
[%emt 0:02:04]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:08:17]} 7. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:04:16]} Be7 {[%emt 0:07:
37]} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:02:09]} O-O $11 {[%emt 0:00:32] LiveBook: 7 Games} 9. c4 {
[%emt 0:04:51]} a5 {[%emt 0:06:44]} 10. Rc1 {[%emt 0:05:09]} a4 {[%emt 0:03:18]
} 11. cxd5 {[%emt 0:15:55]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 12. bxa4 {[%emt 0:21:24]} Nb6
{[%emt 0:03:24]} 13. Be5 {[%emt 0:01:09]} c6 {[%emt 0:05:29]} 14. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
05:33]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:04:49]} 15. a5 {[%emt 0:08:23]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:13:24]} 16.
Nxe5 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 17. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rb5 {
[%emt 0:00:30]} 18. Ng4 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Black “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Result “*”]
[ECO “C16”]
[WhiteElo “2248”]
[BlackElo “2403”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “47”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,47,0,0,0,1,-25,-22,-30,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-66,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,5,4,12,20,
20,17,13]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4
Kf8 8. Bd2 b6 {C18: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 h4 and 7 Qg4} 9. a4 (9. Nf3
Ba6 10. dxc5 Bxf1 11. Kxf1 bxc5 12. h4 h5 13. Qf4 Ng6 14. Qe3 Nd7 15. Rh3 Rb8
16. c4 {1/2-1/2 (64) Anand,V (2783)-So,W (2810) Leon 2017}) 9… Qc7 {LiveBook:
3 Games} 10. Bd3 Ba6 11. Qf3 $146 (11. Bxa6 {seems wilder.} Nxa6 12. Qe2 Nb8
13. Nf3 cxd4 14. cxd4 Qc4 15. Qxc4 dxc4 16. Bb4) ({Predecessor:} 11. Nf3 Bxd3
12. cxd3 h5 13. Qf4 Ng6 14. Qe3 Nc6 15. O-O h4 16. h3 {1/2-1/2 (23) Simoncic,L
(2083)-Brown,H (1813) ICCF email 2013}) 11… Bxd3 12. Qxd3 cxd4 13. cxd4 Qc4
14. Qxc4 dxc4 15. Bb4 Nbc6 16. Bxe7+ Kxe7 17. Nf3 ({White should play} 17. c3
$11) 17… f6 ({Black should try} 17… c3 $1 $15) 18. exf6+ $11 {The position
is equal.} gxf6 19. c3 Rhd8 20. Ke2 Rd5 21. Rhb1 Rad8 22. Rb5 Na5 23. Rb4 Rc8
24. Re1 {Accuracy: White = 89%, Black = 62%.} *

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.17”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Black “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A05”]
[WhiteElo “2173”]
[BlackElo “2262”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “170”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. g3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 3. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:32]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0:01:
19]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:03:16]} 5. d4 {[%emt 0:09:24]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:04:15]} 6. c4 {
[%emt 0:11:25]} c6 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 7. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:09:31]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:
42]} 8. Qc2 {[%emt 0:02:28]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:02]} 9. Rd1 {[%emt 0:05:04]} Qe7 {
[%emt 0:05:16] LiveBook: 107 Games} 10. a3 {[%emt 0:05:41]} Bb8 {[%emt 0:15:04]
} 11. b4 {[%emt 0:07:33]} e5 $11 {[%emt 0:15:34]} 12. dxe5 {[%emt 0:16:03]}
Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 13. cxd5 {[%emt 0:03:41]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:02:38]} 14. Nd4 {
[%emt 0:03:34]} Ng4 {[%emt 0:04:34]} 15. N2f3 {[%emt 0:03:38]} Bd7 16. Re1 {
[%emt 0:07:48]} a5 {[%emt 0:10:46]} 17. Bg5 Qf8 {[%emt 0:10:11]} 18. e4 {
[%emt 0:10:11]} Nb6 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 19. Bd2 axb4 {[%emt 0:02:39]} 20. axb4 {
[%emt 0:04:34]} Rxa1 {[%emt 0:02:24]} 21. Rxa1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:
00:33]} 22. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:08:34]} 23. h3 Nf6 24. b5 {
[%emt 0:06:36]} c5 {[%emt 0:04:20]} 25. e5 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:03:
02]} 26. Nxe5 Qxe5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 27. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Qf5 {[%emt 0:02:
15]} 28. Qxf5 Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 29. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Nbd7 {[%emt 0:00:
55]} 30. Nh4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Be4 {[%emt 0:01:30]} 31. b6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Bxg2
32. Kxg2 Nd5 {[%emt 0:02:28]} 33. Nf5 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Re6 {[%emt 0:02:37]} 34.
Ba5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} h5 {[%emt 0:04:46]} 35. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:30]} N7xb6 {
[%emt 0:02:32]} 36. Bxb6 {[%emt 0:00:23]} Nxb6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. Rd8+ {
[%emt 0:00:38]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 38. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 39. Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Re7 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 40. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. g4 {[%emt 0:03:09]} hxg4+ {[%emt 0:01:00]} 42. hxg4 f6 {
[%emt 0:02:42]} 43. Kf4 {[%emt 0:11:41]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:03:40]} 44. Ke4 {[%emt 0:
02:44]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 45. f4 {[%emt 0:03:18]} c4 {[%emt 0:01:14]} 46.
Kf3 {[%emt 0:01:28]} c3 {[%emt 0:03:57]} 47. Ke2 {[%emt 0:02:31]} Kh7 {[%emt 0:
12:19]} 48. g5 {[%emt 0:05:16]} fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:59]} 49. fxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]}
Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 50. Re8 {[%emt 0:01:34]} Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:45]} 51. Rc8 {
[%emt 0:01:06]} Rd2+ {[%emt 0:03:03]} 52. Ke1 {[%emt 0:03:37]} Nxe3 {[%emt 0:
00:46]} 53. Rc7+ {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 54. Rxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]
} Rg2 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 55. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rxg5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 56. Re6
{[%emt 0:01:09]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 57. Kf2 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
39]} 58. Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Kh6 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 59. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Rc5
{[%emt 0:00:08]} 60. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Kh5 61. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Rf5+ {
[%emt 0:00:47]} 62. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 63. Rb6 Rc5 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} 64. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:55]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 65. Ke3 {[%emt 0:
00:29]} Rc3+ {[%emt 0:01:48]} 66. Kd2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 67.
Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Re5+ {[%emt 0:00:17]} 68. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} g5 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 69. Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 70. Rf8+ {
[%emt 0:00:36]} Rf5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 71. Re8 {[%emt 0:00:03]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:
10]} 72. Re4+ {[%emt 0:00:25]} Kg3 {[%emt 0:02:15]} 73. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:09]}
Rf3+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} 74. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Rf4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 75. Re5 {
[%emt 0:00:27]} b4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 76. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:
19]} 77. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rf3+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 78. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} b3
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 79. Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 80. Rd4 {[%emt 0:
00:29]} b2 {[%emt 0:01:09]} 81. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 82.
Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Re8+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 83. Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:19]} 84. Rd2+ {[%emt 0:01:45]} Re2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 85. Rd1 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} g2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Black “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2403”]
[BlackElo “2410”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “82”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 10,82,12,8,22,-6,0,0,0,7,14,14,14,0,0,0,0,0,22,0,20,24,25,4,14,-22,-24,
-30,-31,-30,-20,-29,-25,-41,-39,-45,-39,-61,-59,-70,-70,-86,-68,-79,-58,-116,
-29,-37,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,-6,-98,-52,-79,-107,-124,-123,-154,-22,-20,
-22,-23,-19,-26,-16]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. exd4 a6 6.
Nf3 {LiveBook: 98 Games. B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and
Panov-Botvinnik Attack} (6. Bd3 Nc6 7. Nge2 Bg4 8. f3 Bh5 9. h4 Bg6 10. g4 e6
11. h5 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 h6 13. O-O-O {0-1 (50) Jobava,B (2646)-Nisipeanu,L (2657)
Spilimbergo 2018}) 6… e6 7. Ne5 Bd6 8. Bd3 {The position is equal.} Qc7 $146
({Predecessor:} 8… Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bg3 O-O 11. Ne2 c5 12. c3 cxd4 13.
cxd4 {1-0 (38) De Block,Y (2100)-Vande Velde,E (1872) Niel 2017}) 9. Bg3 Nc6 (
9… O-O {keeps more tension.} 10. Nf3 Nc6 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. O-O Re8) 10. Nxc6
Qxc6 11. O-O Bxg3 12. hxg3 Bd7 13. Ne2 Rc8 14. Qd2 Qb6 15. a4 O-O 16. Qg5 Qd8 (
16… Rfe8 {seems wilder.} 17. Qf4 h6 18. c3 a5 19. Rfb1 Qd8) 17. a5 (17. c3 {
is more complex.} h6 18. Qd2 b5 19. axb5 Bxb5 20. Nf4) 17… Bb5 18. Bxb5 axb5
19. Rfc1 Qc7 20. Qe3 Ne4 21. Qd3 Nd6 22. Qd2 Ra8 23. Qb4 Ra6 24. Nc3 Qd7 25.
Ra2 h6 26. Ne2 Rc8 27. c3 (27. Qe1 $15) 27… b6 (27… Rc4 $17 28. Qb3 Ra4)
28. Rca1 $11 Rca8 29. Nc1 $1 Qd8 {[%cal Rb6a5]} 30. axb6 Rxa2 31. Rxa2 Rxa2 32.
Nxa2 {[#] Strongly threatening Qc5.} Qxb6 33. Nc1 Qa6 {aiming for …Nc4.} 34.
Kh2 Ne4 35. f3 (35. Nd3 $11) 35… Nd2 36. Nb3 $1 {[%cal Rb3d2]} Nf1+ 37. Kh3
Qa2 38. Qxb5 {[#] Hoping for Nc5.} Qxb2 (38… Qb1 $1 $17 {…Ne3 is the
strong threat.} 39. Qb8+ Kh7) 39. Qxf1 {Threatens to win with Nc5.} Qxb3 40.
Qd3 g6 41. g4 Kg7 {Precision: White = 41%, Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Babiy, Olga”]
[Black “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B33”]
[WhiteElo “2275”]
[BlackElo “2420”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “85”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 30,85,27,19,11,16,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-27,-10,-33,0,0,0,0,12,0,0,
-179,-175,-158,-94,-101,-110,-85,-28,-28,-30,-41,8,8,4,5,1,0,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,
-8,-8,-9,-9,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5
d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Na3 b5 {[%cal Bb7b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32]} 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6
11. c4 b4 {B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations} 12. Nc2 O-O 13. g3
Bg5 14. Bg2 a5 15. O-O Be6 (15… Ne7 16. Nce3 Bxe3 17. Nxe3 Be6 18. Rc1 Nc6
19. Nf5 {1-0 (54) Harikrishna,P (2744)-Yu,Y (2751) Huaian 2017}) 16. b3 {
LiveBook: 23 Games} g6 17. h4 Bh6 18. Kh2 (18. Qd3 {looks sharper.} Rb8 19.
Rad1 Bg7 20. h5 gxh5 21. Nce3) 18… Bxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18… Ne7 19.
Nf6+ Kh8 20. Ng4 Bg7 {1/2-1/2 (43) Klochan,P (2260)-Krebs,J (2235) ICCF email
2013}) 19. Qxd5 Qc7 20. Rad1 Rfd8 21. h5 a4 22. Qd3 axb3 23. axb3 Ra2 24. Bf3
Qa7 25. Kg2 Qc5 26. Bg4 Bg5 27. Kh3 Bh6 28. f4 $2 (28. Kh2 $11 {and White has
nothing to worry.}) 28… exf4 $19 29. gxf4 {[#]} Bg7 ({Much less strong is}
29… gxh5 30. Bf5 $17) (29… Rb2 $142 $1 30. hxg6 hxg6) 30. hxg6 hxg6 31. Rd2
Nd4 (31… Bc3 $17 32. Re2 Rb2) 32. Nxd4 $11 Rxd2 33. Qxd2 {[#] Black must now
prevent Nb5.} Qxd4 (33… Bxd4 {is interesting.} 34. f5 Kg7 35. Kg2 Rh8 36.
fxg6 fxg6 37. Be6 Bf6) 34. Qxd4 {The position is equal.} Bxd4 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KRB-KRB} 35. Rd1 Bc5 36. Kg3 Ra8 37. Bd7 Ra2 38. Rd5 Kf8 39. e5 Ke7 40.
Ba4 {exd6+ is the strong threat.} Rc2 41. Kf3 Ke6 42. Kg3 f6 43. exf6 {
Accuracy: White = 66%, Black = 58%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Black “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “E47”]
[WhiteElo “2262”]
[BlackElo “2367”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “132”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bb4 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 4. e3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} O-O
{[%emt 0:00:14]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 6. Nf3 {[%emt 0:
00:30]} b6 {[%emt 0:02:22]} 7. O-O {[%emt 0:02:04]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 8. Nb5
{[%emt 0:06:17]} cxd4 9. Nbxd4 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:03:21]} 10. Nc2
$146 {[%emt 0:01:49] E43: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4…b6} ({Predecessor:} 10.
Nxc6 Bxc6 11. b3 Bc3 12. Rb1 Ne4 13. Ba3 Re8 14. Rc1 f5 15. Bxe4 fxe4 16. Nd4
Bxd4 17. Qxd4 e5 {1-0 (31) Surroca Collazo,A-De la Rosa Solorzano,J Cuba 2001})
10… Be7 {[%emt 0:01:21]} 11. b3 {[%emt 0:02:19]} d5 {[%emt 0:04:49]} 12. Bb2
{[%emt 0:01:24]} dxc4 {[%emt 0:02:26]} 13. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:
01:21]} 14. Ncd4 {[%emt 0:01:46]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:08:21]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:02:21]
} Qb8 {[%emt 0:13:17]} 16. Rfd1 {[%emt 0:07:11]} Qa8 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 17. Ba6 {
[%emt 0:08:07]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:04:23]} 18. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:
04:50]} 19. Bb5 {[%emt 0:03:18]} Bxb5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 20. Qxb5 {[%emt 0:00:07]
} Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 21. Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rfd8 $11 {[%emt 0:05:17]} 22.
Bb2 {[%emt 0:03:42]} Ne4 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 23. h3 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:
05:05]} 24. Qc2 {[%emt 0:03:56]} Qb7 {[%emt 0:04:17]} 25. Bd4 {[%emt 0:09:47]}
f5 {[%emt 0:16:59]} 26. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:55]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:01:40]} 27. Rxd5 {
[%emt 0:05:44]} Qxd5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 28. Kf1 {[%emt 0:01:57]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:
37]} 29. Ke1 {[%emt 0:00:58]} g5 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 30. Qc4 {[%emt 0:05:07]} g4 {
[%emt 0:02:46]} 31. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 32. Ng1 {
[%emt 0:02:14]} h5 {[%emt 0:06:32]} 33. f3 {[%emt 0:02:41]} gxh3 34. gxh3 {
[%emt 0:00:21]} Nc3 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 35. Ne2 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Nxe2 {[%emt 0:00:
36]} 36. Kxe2 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 37. f4 {[%emt 0:00:17]} e5
{[%emt 0:00:34]} 38. fxe5 {[%emt 0:02:09]} Rxe5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 39. Rf1 {
[%emt 0:00:52]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 40. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Re4 {[%emt 0:00:
00]} 41. Rg1 {[%emt 0:02:39]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:04:55]} 42. Rg6+ {[%emt 0:01:41]}
Ke5 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 43. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Re4 {[%emt 0:09:19]} 44. Kf3 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} Rh4 {[%emt 0:01:27]} 45. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:06:
21]} 46. Rc6 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 47. Rh6 {[%emt 0:01:52]} Ke4
{[%emt 0:06:18]} 48. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:49]} a5 {[%emt 0:02:10]} 49. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:03:04]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 50. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:01:
00]} 51. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 52. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:42]} c4
{[%emt 0:01:14]} 53. bxc4 {[%emt 0:04:37]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 54. Rh8 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 55. Re8+ {[%emt 0:03:34]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:
13]} 56. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 57. h4 {[%emt 0:01:57]}
Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 58. h5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 59. h6 {
[%emt 0:06:08]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 60. Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:47]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:
37]} 61. Ra6+ {[%emt 0:04:52]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 62. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Rxh6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 63. e4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 64. Rd5 {
[%emt 0:00:16]} Rf7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 65. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Rxf5 {[%emt 0:
00:03]} 66. Rxf5+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} Kxf5 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Black “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B50”]
[WhiteElo “2233”]
[BlackElo “2248”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “70”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. h3 {[%emt 0:00:53]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 4. c3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nc6
{[%emt 0:03:52]} 5. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} e6 {[%emt 0:03:06]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
00:18]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 7. Bc2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:44]} 8.
Re1 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 9. d4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} b6 {[%emt 0:
05:43]} 10. e5 {[%emt 0:05:15]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:08:17]} 11. a3 {[%emt 0:01:47]}
Ba6 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 12. Bd3 {[%emt 0:22:55]} c4 {[%emt 0:09:22]} 13. Bc2 {
[%emt 0:01:36]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 14. dxe5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:
02:38]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:03:39]} g6 {[%emt 0:10:38]} (15… Kh8 $14) 16. Qe4
$14 {[%emt 0:16:19]} ({White should try} 16. Bh6 $16) 16… Rfd8 {[%emt 0:04:
04]} 17. Qh4 {[%emt 0:05:20]} Bf8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 18. Bh6 {[%emt 0:02:16]} Bg7
{[%emt 0:02:05]} 19. Bxg7 {[%emt 0:12:47]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 20. Nbd2 {
[%emt 0:01:18]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:02:59]} 21. Qe4 {[%emt 0:05:58]} Na5 {[%emt 0:01:
25]} 22. h4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:03:47]} 23. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:47]} h5
24. Qg3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:03:43]} 25. Nd4 {[%emt 0:03:00]} Rac8 {
[%emt 0:05:16]} 26. f4 {[%emt 0:01:28]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:01:55]} 27. Ne4 {[%emt 0:
01:08]} Nb7 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 28. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Nc5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 29.
Rf1 {[%emt 0:04:12]} Bd7 30. Qf3 {[%emt 0:04:27]} Be8 {[%emt 0:11:43]} 31. Rae1
{[%emt 0:01:46]} Qf8 {[%emt 0:03:55]} 32. f5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} exf5 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 33. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd3 {[%emt 0:02:07]} 34. Bxc8 {[%emt 0:01:12]}
Rxc8 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 35. Qxd5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Ra8 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.18”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Black “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2161”]
[BlackElo “2173”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 4. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nd4
{[%emt 0:00:35]} 5. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. Nb5 {
[%emt 0:00:58]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:08:31]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:17]
} 8. d3 {[%emt 0:04:48]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:52]} 9. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Bb4+ {
[%emt 0:01:14]} 10. Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Bxd2+ {[%emt 0:01:12]} 11. Qxd2 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} d6 {[%emt 0:01:23]} 12. f4 {[%emt 0:04:04]} O-O {[%emt 0:02:45]
} 13. O-O {[%emt 0:03:59]} b6 {[%emt 0:04:59]} 14. b4 {[%emt 0:02:18]} Qe7 {
[%emt 0:09:05]} 15. Rac1 {[%emt 0:09:16]} a5 {[%emt 0:08:37]} 16. c5 $15 {
[%emt 0:10:06]} bxc5 {[%emt 0:09:35]} 17. fxe5 {[%emt 0:03:49]} dxe5 {[%emt 0:
06:26]} 18. bxc5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:08:34]} 19. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:38]}
Ba6 {[%emt 0:05:30]} 20. c6 {[%emt 0:09:21]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:07:33]} 21. Nb1 {
[%emt 0:16:13]} Nf8 {[%emt 0:09:22]} 22. Bg4 {[%emt 0:04:46]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:01:
45]} 23. Nd2 {[%emt 0:05:15]} Rc7 {[%emt 0:04:15]} 24. Qb3 {[%emt 0:09:54]} Nf4
{[%emt 0:08:25]} 25. Nc4 {[%emt 0:03:09]} Rxc6 {[%emt 0:02:48]} 26. g3 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} Ng6 {[%emt 0:03:54]} 27. Nb6 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 28. Rxc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 29. h4 Nxh4 30. gxh4 {
[%emt 0:02:47]} Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 31. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Qg3+ {[%emt 0:
00:04]} 32. Kh1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 33. Qf3 {[%emt 0:00:26]}
Qxf3+ {[%emt 0:01:18]} 34. Bxf3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 35. Rc5 {
[%emt 0:00:18]} f6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 36. Rxa5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:
33]} 37. Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Rxa8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Nxa8 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
f5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 39. exf5 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Bxf5 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 40. Bd5+ {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Nb6 {[%emt 0:01:45]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:05:
23]} 42. a4 {[%emt 0:08:54]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:03:42]} 43. a5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kc5 {
[%emt 0:06:27]} 44. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} d3 {[%emt 0:01:50]} 45. Bb3 {[%emt 0:
15:18]} e4 46. Nc4 {[%emt 0:04:24]} Bc8 {[%emt 0:09:19]} 47. Ne3 {[%emt 0:03:
50]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 48. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} Bb7 {[%emt 0:02:06]} 49. Nc7
{[%emt 0:01:04]} e3+ {[%emt 0:00:23]} 50. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:
44]} 51. Bd5 {[%emt 0:02:20]} e2 {[%emt 0:01:49]} 52. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00:28]}
e1=Q+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 53. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} d2 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 54. Nd5+ {
[%emt 0:00:31]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Black “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B40”]
[WhiteElo “2410”]
[BlackElo “2233”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 32,95,18,20,42,32,56,56,62,55,125,105,106,52,165,180,191,156,129,135,
217,212,292,264,263,255,242,238,414,385,403,376,437,431,410,321,424,421,406,
365,472,443,447,462,452,428,457,455,615,503,522,490,512,495,682,681,661,653,
647,540,674,738,719,680,656,634]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5.
Nc3 Nc6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Nd5 8. Ne4 Qc7 9. f4 Qb6 10. c4 Bb4+ 11. Ke2 f5 12.
exf6 Nxf6 {B45: Sicilian Four Knights} 13. Be3 Qd8 14. Nd6+ Bxd6 15. Qxd6 Bb7 (
15… Qe7 16. Bc5 Qf7 17. Ke3 g5 18. Be2 g4 19. Rac1 h5 20. Rc3 Qg7 21. Bd3 Kf7
22. Kd2 Re8 23. Re1 Qh6 24. Kc2 a5 25. Re5 Nh7 26. Rf5+ Kg8 27. Qe5 {1-0 (27)
Vidit,S (2718)-Krasenkow,M (2671) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 16. Rd1 c5 17. Qxc5 {
[#] LiveBook: 4 Games} Rc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17… Be4 18. Rd4 Qb8 19. b3
Kf7 20. Rg1 {1-0 (33) Savchenko,B (2556)-Tregubov,P (2571) St Petersburg 2015})
18. Qxa7 Qc7 19. Ke1 $1 O-O 20. Qb6 $1 Qxb6 (20… Qb8 $1 $14) 21. Bxb6 $16 d5
22. b3 (22. c5 $16) 22… Nd7 ({Black should play} 22… dxc4 $1 $14 23. Bxc4 (
23. bxc4 Ra8 $14) 23… Bd5) 23. Be3 $18 e5 24. Be2 ({Don’t take} 24. cxd5 $6
exf4 25. Bd4 Bxd5 $14) 24… exf4 {[#]} 25. Bd4 $1 Rfe8 (25… Nf6 $16) 26. Kf2
Nf8 27. Bf3 Ba8 28. c5 ({Not} 28. cxd5 Rc2+ 29. Kg1 Rxa2 $16) 28… Bc6 29.
Rhe1 Ra8 $2 (29… Ne6 30. Bg4 Bd7 31. Bxe6+ Bxe6) 30. Rxe8 Rxe8 31. Bc3 Rd8
32. b4 Ne6 33. Be5 Kf7 {[#]} 34. a4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Bxa4 35. Rxd5 Re8 36. Bxf4
{[%mdl 64] Decoy. White is clearly winning.} Nxf4 37. Rf5+ {[%mdl 64] Double
Attack} Ke7 {White must now prevent …Nd3+.} 38. Rxf4 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame
KRB-KRB} Rd8 39. Ke3 Bb5 40. Re4+ Kf6 41. Rd4 Re8+ 42. Kd2 Re6 43. Rf4+ Kg6 44.
Re4 Ra6 45. Re7 Ra2+ 46. Kc3 Ra3+ 47. Kb2 Ra4 48. Kb3 {Accuracy: White = 81%,
Black = 37%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Black “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C11”]
[WhiteElo “2367”]
[BlackElo “2420”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “90”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 14,90,29,17,26,8,43,8,38,-2,23,23,23,23,17,24,20,32,43,-34,-35,-76,-72,
-71,-71,-83,-71,-71,-71,-71,-69,-68,-64,-58,-46,-56,-35,-43,-41,-47,-17,-35,-8,
-18,-12,-8,-20,-18,0,-5,0,-8,-5,-18,-18,-18,-18,-24,-24,-24,-8,-8,-12,-20,-8,
-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,0,0,0,-35,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4
Nd7 5. Bc4 Ngf6 6. Qe2 {A00: Irregular Openings} (6. d3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. a4 a6
9. Qe2 h6 10. Ng3 Re8 11. Re1 Bd6 12. a5 b5 13. axb6 Nxb6 {1-0 (75) Demkovich,
A (2404)-Kasparov,S (2484) Donetsk 2010}) 6… Nxe4 7. Qxe4 Nf6 8. Qe2 {
LiveBook: 3 Games. White has an edge.} a6 9. d4 c5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9… b5
10. Bb3 Bb7 11. Bg5 Be7 12. O-O Nd5 13. Bxe7 Nxe7 {1-0 (62) Parkkinen,J (2251)
-Lardot,D (1993) Helsinki 2003}) 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 (11. Bxf6 $5 Qxf6 12. Qe4
$11) 11… Qa5+ 12. c3 {With the idea d5.} cxd4 $1 13. Nxd4 Qh5 14. Nf3 Be7 15.
O-O-O O-O 16. Rd4 (16. Rhg1 $14) 16… b5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under
pressure.} 17. Bb3 Bb7 18. Rg1 Rfd8 19. Rgd1 Rxd4 20. Rxd4 Rd8 21. Rxd8+ Bxd8
22. Qd3 Be7 {And now …Bxf3 would win.} 23. Bg3 {[%cal Bh4g3,Bg3e5,Be5d4]
[%mdl 32]} Be4 24. Qe2 Qc5 25. Be5 {[#] aiming for Bxf6.} Bxf3 26. gxf3 Nd5 27.
Bd4 Bg5+ 28. Kb1 Qd6 29. Qe5 Qxe5 30. Bxe5 Bf4 31. Bxf4 Nxf4 $11 {[%mdl 4096]
Endgame KB-KN} 32. c4 Kf8 $1 33. cxb5 axb5 34. Kc2 Ke7 35. Kc3 {White wants to
play Kb4.} Kd6 36. Kd4 f5 37. Bc2 Nd5 38. a3 e5+ 39. Kd3 Kc5 40. b4+ Kd6 41.
Kd2 g6 42. Bd3 Kc6 43. Bc2 Kd6 44. Bd3 Kc6 45. Bc2 Kd6 {Accuracy: White = 73%,
Black = 51%.} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Black “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B76”]
[WhiteElo “2262”]
[BlackElo “2161”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “97”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

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 0:00:07]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:08]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:49]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 7. f3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:05]
} 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:14]} 9. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:56]} d5 {
[%emt 0:00:14]} 10. Kb1 {[%emt 0:01:35]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 11. e5 {[%emt 0:
00:49]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 12. exf6 {[%emt 0:00:18]} exf6 {[%emt 0:06:36]
B76: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack, 9 g4 and 9 0-0-0} 13. Bc5 {[%emt 0:01:
41]} d4 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 14. Bxf8 {[%emt 0:02:19] LiveBook: 45 Games} Qxf8 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} 15. Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Ne3 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 16. Re1 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 17. f4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qc5 {[%emt 0:06:11]} 18. c3
$1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Nxf1 {[%emt 0:03:35]} 19. Re8+ Bf8 20. Qxd4 {[%emt 0:02:11]
} Qxb5 {[%emt 0:04:03] [#]} 21. Qd8 $146 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Nd2+ {[%emt 0:03:40]}
22. Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Qxe8 {[%emt 0:29:35]} 23. Qxe8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne4 {
[%emt 0:00:01]} 24. Rd1 Nf6 {[%emt 0:02:56]} 25. Qd8 {[%emt 0:05:53]} Kg7 {
[%emt 0:01:02]} 26. Qc7 $1 {[%emt 0:01:48]} Be6 {[%emt 0:16:23]} 27. Qxb7 {
[%emt 0:03:24]} Re8 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 28. Qxa7 {[%emt 0:11:27]} Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:
17]} 29. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:04:48]} Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 30. Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 31. b4 {[%emt 0:02:41]} Re4 {[%emt 0:02:18]} 32. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:03:11]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:56]} 33. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Rxf4 {[%emt 0:01:
07]} 34. Kb3 {[%emt 0:02:49]} Ne4 $16 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 35. a4 {[%emt 0:04:13]}
Rf2 {[%emt 0:06:59]} 36. Qd4+ {[%emt 0:04:27]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:02:25]} 37. a5 Rf1
38. Ka2 {[%emt 0:05:18]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:14:03]} 39. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bf8 40.
a6 Nxc3+ {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Kb3 {[%emt 0:05:40]} Ra1 {[%emt 0:07:47]} 42.
Kxc3 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Rxa6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 43. b5 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Rd6 {
[%emt 0:02:49]} 44. Qc7 Bg7+ 45. Kc2 {[%emt 0:08:55]} Be5 {[%emt 0:02:56]} 46.
Qc8+ {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 47. h3 Bd4 {[%emt 0:03:30]} 48. Qc7
{[%emt 0:02:02]} Re6 {[%emt 0:00:51]} 49. Qc4 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Black “Babiy, Olga”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B48”]
[WhiteElo “2248”]
[BlackElo “2275”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “41”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:13]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 7. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:31]
} 8. O-O {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 9. h3 {[%emt 0:08:15]} Bc5 {
[%emt 0:00:17]} 10. f4 {[%emt 0:08:55]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:08:58]} 11. Nf5 {[%emt 0:
05:12] LiveBook: 21 Games} Ne7 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 12. Nxg7+ {[%emt 0:00:50]} Kf8
{[%emt 0:00:11]} 13. Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Qxc5+ {[%emt 0:00:08]} 14. Kh1 $1 {
[%emt 0:00:12]} Kxg7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 15. e5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Nfd5 $2 {[%emt 0:
01:36] [#]} (15… Ne8 $1 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 16. Ne4 $1 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} ({Not} 16. Qh5 Nxc3 17. f5 (17. bxc3 $2 Kf8 $19) 17… exf5 $11
) ({And not} 16. Nxd5 Qxd5 17. Qe1 (17. Qh5 Kf8 $17) 17… Kf8 $17) 16… Qc6 {
[%emt 0:07:37]} 17. Qh5 {[%emt 0:04:45]} Nf5 {[%emt 0:12:46]} 18. Qg5+ {
[%emt 0:25:25]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 19. Qd8+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 20. Qg5+ {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kf8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 21. Qd8+ $11 {[%emt 0:01:
27]} 1/2-1/2

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.19”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Black “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “D11”]
[WhiteElo “2173”]
[BlackElo “2403”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “119”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. c4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:44]} e6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. g3 {[%emt 0:02:29]} dxc4
{[%emt 0:02:40]} 5. Bg2 {[%emt 0:02:06]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 6. O-O {[%emt 0:
03:46]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 7. a4 {[%emt 0:03:43]} a5 {[%emt 0:08:37]} 8. Nc3
{[%emt 0:07:17] E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} Bd6 {[%emt 0:05:45]} 9. Bg5 {[%emt 0:
10:14] LiveBook: 3 Games} O-O $146 ({Predecessor:} 9… h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11.
Ne4 Qe7 12. Qc2 Bc7 13. Qxc4 e5 14. Nc3 Qb4 15. Qd3 exd4 {0-1 (32) Yevseev,D
(2532)-Dobrov,V (2511) Jurmala 2014}) 10. e4 {[%emt 0:11:13]} (10. Ne4 $11 Bc7
11. Nfd2) 10… e5 $1 {[%emt 0:08:07]} 11. Qe2 {[%emt 0:08:20]} h6 {[%emt 0:08:
02]} 12. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:09:08]} Qxf6 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 13. d5 {[%emt 0:00:11]}
Nb6 {[%emt 0:04:40]} 14. Nd2 {[%emt 0:01:47]} Qg6 {[%emt 0:11:36]} 15. Nxc4 {
[%emt 0:05:48]} Bg4 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 16. Qd3 {[%emt 0:05:10]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:02:
25]} 17. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rac8 {[%emt 0:00:42]} 18. Qb3 {[%emt 0:03:55]}
Bb4 {[%emt 0:10:02]} 19. Na2 {[%emt 0:03:59]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:16:18]} 20. Qxb7 {
[%emt 0:10:19]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:05:42]} 21. Nc3 {[%emt 0:02:12]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:
57]} 22. Qb3 {[%emt 0:05:37]} h5 {[%emt 0:02:00]} 23. Nb5 {[%emt 0:02:19]} c4 {
[%emt 0:03:47]} 24. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:01:41]} 25. Kh1 {[%emt 0:
00:11]} h4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 26. f3 {[%emt 0:01:18]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 27. g4
{[%emt 0:00:29]} Qh6 {[%emt 0:01:17]} 28. h3 (28. Bh3 $14 Qg6 29. Na3) 28…
Bxb5 {[%emt 0:04:48]} 29. axb5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} Qf4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 30. Ra4 {
[%emt 0:01:10]} Qg3 {[%emt 0:03:31]} 31. f4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} exf4 {[%emt 0:00:
41]} 32. Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:02:12]} 33. Qxc4 {[%emt 0:00:02]}
f3 {[%emt 0:01:48]} 34. Rxf3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qe5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 35. Rf5 {
[%emt 0:01:12]} Qxb2 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 36. e5 {[%emt 0:00:37]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:
46]} 37. Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 38. d6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Kg7
{[%emt 0:01:26]} 39. d7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 40. d8=Q {
[%emt 0:00:00]} Bxf6 $4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} ({Black should play} 40… Rxd8 $14
41. Qxf7+ Kh8) 41. Qdd5 {[%emt 0:07:48]} a4 {[%emt 0:03:42]} 42. Bf1 {[%emt 0:
14:51]} a3 {[%emt 0:05:10]} 43. g5 {[%emt 0:02:02]} Be5 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 44.
Qe2 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:57]} 45. Qxb2 {[%emt 0:01:36]} axb2 {
[%emt 0:00:07]} 46. Bd3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Bc3 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 47. Qb3 {[%emt 0:
03:09]} Re1+ {[%emt 0:01:26]} 48. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:01:18]} 49.
Qb4 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rg1+ {[%emt 0:00:38]} 50. Kh2 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Be3 {
[%emt 0:01:17]} 51. Qxb2+ {[%emt 0:01:15]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 52. Qe5 {
[%emt 0:01:52]} Re1 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 53. Qe8+ {[%emt 0:00:49]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
06]} 54. Qe5+ {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 55. Qf6 {[%emt 0:00:25]}
Rd1 {[%emt 0:01:22]} 56. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Rd2+ {[%emt 0:00:18]} 57. Kh1 {
[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} 58. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rd2+ {[%emt 0:
00:52]} 59. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Rf2+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} 60. Kxe3 {[%emt 0:00:06]
} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Gaponenko, Inna”]
[Black “Berdnyk, Mariia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B78”]
[WhiteElo “2420”]
[BlackElo “2248”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “108”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:00]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:05]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:06]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 7. f3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:00]
} 8. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 9. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Bd7 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} 10. O-O-O {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 11. Bb3 {
[%emt 0:00:05]} Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 12. Bxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:
03]} 13. Bxa7 {[%emt 0:11:02]} b4 {[%emt 0:06:59]} 14. Nd5 {[%emt 0:00:57]}
Nxd5 {[%emt 0:00:21]} 15. exd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa5 16. Qe3 {[%emt 0:45:55]}
Ba4 {[%emt 0:21:44]} 17. Bd4 {[%emt 0:02:34]} Bxd4 18. Rxd4 {[%emt 0:01:51]}
Rc5 {[%emt 0:12:25]} 19. Kb1 {[%emt 0:21:04]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:09:04]} 20. Rhd1
Bxb3 {[%emt 0:10:21]} 21. Qxb3 {[%emt 0:07:02]} Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 22. h4 {
[%emt 0:01:27]} Qa7 {[%emt 0:02:45]} 23. a3 {[%emt 0:02:37]} Rab8 {[%emt 0:00:
53]} 24. Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:42]} Rxb4 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 25. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:04]}
Qf2 26. g4 {[%emt 0:03:02]} Qxh4 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 27. b5 {[%emt 0:00:38]} Qf2 {
[%emt 0:02:41]} 28. Qd3 {[%emt 0:01:37]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:01:44]} 29. Qe4 Qa7 {
[%emt 0:07:03]} 30. c3 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 31. c4 {[%emt 0:
01:05]} Ra8 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 32. Qd4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:00:24]} 33.
Kc2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 34. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Qa4 {
[%emt 0:03:56]} 35. b6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:03:54]} 36. Kc2 {[%emt 0:
01:06]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:48]} 37. b3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Qa2+ {[%emt 0:02:17]} 38.
Kc3 {[%emt 0:01:07]} Qa5+ {[%emt 0:03:43]} 39. Kb2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Qxb6 {
[%emt 0:01:07]} 40. Qxb6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Ra1 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:09:19]} 42. Kc3 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
35]} 43. b4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} h5 44. gxh5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} gxh5 {[%emt 0:03:21]}
45. c5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} dxc5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 46. bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kf6 {
[%emt 0:01:34]} 47. c6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Rb8 48. Kd4 {[%emt 0:05:13]} h4 {
[%emt 0:17:56]} 49. Kc5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} h3 50. c7 {[%emt 0:05:23]} Rg8 {
[%emt 0:04:36]} 51. Rh1 {[%emt 0:04:49]} Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 52. Rxh3 Rc2+ {
[%emt 0:01:08]} 53. Kb6 {[%emt 0:01:00]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:01:33]} 54. Rh8 {[%emt 0:
01:26]} Kxd5 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Osmak, Iulija”]
[Black “Shpanko, Nadiia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A45”]
[WhiteElo “2403”]
[BlackElo “2262”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “75”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 17,75,0,0,-7,-2,-41,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-7,0,-17,-19,-25,0,0,0,0,
0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,126,110,577,565]} 1. d4
Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nd2 Bf5 6. Qb3 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines
} (6. Ngf3 e6 7. Nh4 Be4 8. Nhf3 Bf5 9. Nh4 Be4 10. Qb3 Qc8 11. Nhf3 Bf5 12.
Be2 Be7 13. O-O O-O 14. h3 h6 15. Rfe1 c4 16. Qd1 b5 {1-0 (66) Grachev,B (2626)
-Najer,E (2663) Moscow 2018}) 6… Qd7 7. Ngf3 c4 8. Qd1 e6 9. Be2 Bd6 {
LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. O-O O-O 11. Bg5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12.
Nh4 b5 13. Nxf5 exf5 {1/2-1/2 (51) Gelle,I (2329)-Akots,G (2300) Budapest 2010}
) 11… Be7 12. Nh4 Ne4 13. Nxf5 exf5 14. Bf4 Bd6 15. Nxe4 fxe4 16. Bxd6 Qxd6
17. b3 b5 18. bxc4 bxc4 19. Qa4 Rab8 20. Rfb1 a5 21. Bd1 g6 22. g3 Rfc8 23. Bc2
Kf8 24. Kg2 Kg7 25. Bd1 Rd8 26. h4 Rf8 27. Bc2 h5 28. Rxb8 Rxb8 29. Rb1 Rxb1
30. Bxb1 Qf6 31. Kg1 Qf3 {Threatening …Ne7.} 32. Bc2 Qe2 $1 33. Qxc6 {
[#] Hoping for Ba4.} Qxc2 34. Qxd5 Qxc3 35. Qe5+ Kh7 36. Qc7 Qd3 (36… Kg7 $11
{keeps the balance.}) 37. Qxf7+ $16 Kh6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (37… Kh8 $16 {
is more resistant.}) 38. Qg8 {Accuracy: White = 81%, Black = 55%.} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Babiy, Olga”]
[Black “Buksa, Nataliya”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “C54”]
[WhiteElo “2275”]
[BlackElo “2410”]
[Annotator “TA”]
[PlyCount “66”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]

{[%evp 9,66,-4,81,44,53,24,9,14,194,189,175,182,185,183,183,177,216,182,177,
178,172,177,218,208,203,156,156,164,142,0,0,0,134,0,0,-385,-391,-942,-931,
-1069,-768,-981,-1032,-1011,-1027,-1479,-2068,-1834,-1815,-1815,-1827,-1578,
-1538,-5476,-5465,-5013,-1169,-1058,-845]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3
Nf6 5. b4 Bd6 (5… Be7 $11 {keeps the balance.}) (5… Bb6 6. d3 d6 7. a4 a5
8. b5 Ne7 9. Nbd2 Ng6 10. O-O O-O 11. Bb3 c6 12. Nc4 Bc7 13. Re1 h6 14. d4 Be6
15. Ba3 Bxc4 16. Bxc4 Re8 17. Bb3 d5 18. exd5 cxd5 19. dxe5 Nxe5 {0-1 (43)
Caruana,F (2823)-Nakamura,H (2779) Saint Louis 2016}) 6. d3 {C54: Giuoco Piano:
4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3} Ne7 7. Ng5 O-O 8. f4 $146 {The
position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8. O-O c6 9. Nf3 b5 10. Bb3 a5 11. a3 axb4
12. cxb4 Ng6 13. Bd2 {1-0 (24) Fernandez Garcia,J (1616)-Palomero Galvez,A
(1591) Barcelona 2016}) 8… b5 $2 (8… exf4 $11 9. d4 Ng6) 9. Nxf7 $18 (9.
Bxb5 exf4 10. Bc4 h6 $11) 9… Rxf7 10. Bxf7+ Kxf7 11. fxe5 Bxe5 {[#]} 12. d4
$1 {[%cal Rd4e5]} Nxe4 {aiming for …Bf6.} 13. dxe5 Bb7 14. O-O+ Kg8 15. Qd3
a6 16. a4 (16. Qf3 Qe8 $14) 16… bxa4 17. Rxa4 Ng6 18. Ra5 c5 19. Bf4 (19. Qe3
$16) 19… Nxf4 $11 20. Rxf4 Qg5 (20… cxb4 $11 21. Rd5 (21. Rxe4 Qxa5 22.
Rxb4 Bc6 $17) (21. cxb4 Qb6+ {[%mdl 64] Double Attack} 22. Kf1 Qxb4 $17) (21.
Qc4+ Kh8 $11) 21… Qb6+ 22. Qd4 Qxd4+ 23. Rxd4 bxc3) 21. g3 ({Much worse is}
21. Rxe4 $6 Bxe4 22. Qxe4 Qc1+ 23. Kf2 Rf8+ 24. Kg3 Qg5+ 25. Kh3 Qh5+ 26. Qh4
Qf5+ 27. Qg4 Qd3+ 28. Qg3 Qf5+ 29. Qg4 Qd3+ 30. Qg3 Qf5+ 31. Qg4 $11) ({
White should try} 21. Qe3 $16 Qg6 22. Ra2) 21… Qxe5 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black is
up to no good.} 22. Qxd7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (22. Qc4+ $11 d5 23. Rxe4 Qxe4 24.
Qxe4 dxe4 25. Rxc5) 22… Nd6 $19 {[#] ( -> …Qe1+)} 23. Ra2 $2 (23. Qg4 Qd5
24. Qf3 Qxf3 25. Rxf3 Bxf3 26. Nd2) 23… Qd5 {Black is clearly winning.} 24.
Rd2 Qh1+ 25. Kf2 Re8 26. Qxe8+ Nxe8 27. Rd8 Qxh2+ 28. Kf1 Qg2+ 29. Ke1 Qxg3+
30. Rf2 Bc6 31. Nd2 Qxc3 32. bxc5 Qxc5 {…Qe7+ is the strong threat.} 33. Re2
h5 {Accuracy: White = 34%, Black = 53%.} 0-1

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Rakhmangulova, Anastasiya”]
[Black “Martynkova, Olena”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B49”]
[WhiteElo “2233”]
[BlackElo “2173”]
[Annotator “NA”]
[PlyCount “187”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e6 {[%emt 0:
00:08]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:00]}
Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Qc7 {[%emt 0:00:35]} 6. Be3 {
[%emt 0:00:00]} a6 {[%emt 0:04:41]} 7. Be2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} b5 {[%emt 0:14:02]}
8. Nxc6 {[%emt 0:01:49]} dxc6 {[%emt 0:04:25]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:02:15]} Nf6 {
[%emt 0:05:31]} 10. f4 {[%emt 0:12:12]} Be7 {[%emt 0:03:33] B49: Sicilian:
Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 7 Be2} 11. e5 {[%emt 0:07:40]} Nd5 {[%emt 0:01:10]
} 12. Nxd5 {[%emt 0:01:03]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00:13] LiveBook: 13 Games} 13. Qd4
$146 {[%emt 0:00:41]} ({Predecessor:} 13. c3 Bd7 14. a3 Rc8 15. Bd4 Bc5 16. Qd2
Bxd4+ 17. cxd4 Qc2 18. Rfd1 Qxd2 19. Rxd2 {1/2-1/2 (30) Sokolov,A (2516)
-Charnushevich,A (2477) Switzerland 2017}) 13… O-O {[%emt 0:06:55]} 14. Bd3 {
[%emt 0:09:04]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:06:39]} 15. b4 {[%emt 0:03:56]} a5 {[%emt 0:18:13]
} 16. a3 {[%emt 0:05:16]} Rfc8 {[%emt 0:03:03]} 17. Rfb1 {[%emt 0:06:47]} Qb7 {
[%emt 0:08:38]} 18. Rb3 {[%emt 0:10:07]} Ra6 {[%emt 0:15:28]} 19. Qb2 {[%emt 0:
08:50]} axb4 {[%emt 0:08:10]} 20. axb4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:18]}
21. c3 {[%emt 0:10:40]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:03:10]} 22. Rba3 {[%emt 0:07:18]} Bb6 {
[%emt 0:00:41]} 23. Qf2 {[%emt 0:00:11]} (23. Bxb6 $11 Qxb6+ 24. Qf2) 23…
Bxe3 {[%emt 0:03:06]} (23… Rxc3 $5 24. Rxa4 bxa4 25. Bxh7+ Kxh7 26. Bxb6 Kg8
$15) 24. Qxe3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rca8 {[%emt 0:00:44]} 25. Rxa4 {[%emt 0:00:50]}
bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 26. Ra3 {[%emt 0:03:15]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 27. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:01:21]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 28. Qd4 {[%emt 0:01:09]} (28. Bc2 $15)
28… Bxd3 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 29. Qxd3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Qb6+ {[%emt 0:00:34]} 30.
Qe3 $11 {[%emt 0:01:38] was the only way to keep the balance.} Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} (30… Qb7 31. g3) 31. Qe2 {[%emt 0:03:23]} Qb6+ {[%emt 0:00:20]} (31…
Qd7 $17) 32. Kg3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} h5 {[%emt 0:01:08]} 33. Qf2 {[%emt 0:04:01]}
Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 34. Qe3 {[%emt 0:01:03]} Qf1 {[%emt 0:00:53]} 35. Qd2 {
[%emt 0:01:12]} Qc4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 36. Kf2 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
31]} 37. g3 {[%emt 0:00:26]} (37. Qd4 $17 Qa6 38. Qd1) 37… Qb5 {[%emt 0:00:
27]} 38. Qd4 {[%emt 0:01:57]} Kg8 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 39. h3 $1 $11 Rc8 {[%emt 0:
00:31]} 40. Qd1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Ra8 $2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} ({Better is} 40… Kg7
$19 41. Kg2 Qc4) 41. g4 $2 {[%emt 0:06:47]} h4 {[%emt 0:08:18]} (41… hxg4 $19
42. hxg4 Rc8) 42. Qd2 {[%emt 0:05:17]} Rc8 {[%emt 0:03:02]} 43. f5 $1 {[%emt 0:
02:58]} exf5 {[%emt 0:02:44]} 44. gxf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rc4 {[%emt 0:01:56]}
45. fxg6 {[%emt 0:19:07]} Qb6+ {[%emt 0:01:59]} 46. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Qxg6 {
[%emt 0:10:54]} 47. Rxa4 $2 {[%emt 0:02:28] [#]} (47. Qg2 $11) 47… Qf5+ $2 {
[%emt 0:00:51]} ({Black should try} 47… Re4 $1 $19 48. e6 Rxe6) 48. Kg1 {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Rc6 {[%emt 0:01:10]} 49. Ra8+ {[%emt 0:00:36]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:
21]} 50. e6 $1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} Rxe6 {[%emt 0:01:07]} 51. Qd4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]}
Rf6 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 52. Kh2 {[%emt 0:01:04]} Qf2+ {[%emt 0:03:04]} 53. Qxf2 {
[%emt 0:00:26]} Rxf2+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 54. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:
00:56]} 55. Ra3 {[%emt 0:01:12]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 56. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]}
Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 57. b5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ra7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 58. b6 {
[%emt 0:00:48]} Rb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 59. Kf2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:
24]} 60. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:01:00]} 61. Rb5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd6
{[%emt 0:01:20]} 62. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:45]} Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 63. Rxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:23]} Rxb6 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 64. Rh5 {[%emt 0:01:59]} Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:
28]} 65. Rxh4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 66. Rh6+ {[%emt 0:00:57]}
f6 $16 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 67. Rg6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} (67. c4 $16) 67… Rf4+ {
[%emt 0:00:15]} 68. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:37]} 69. Rg3 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 70. Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:01:01]} 71.
Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 72. Re3+ {[%emt 0:01:08]} Kf7 {
[%emt 0:00:38]} 73. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:36]} 74. Kd4 {[%emt 0:
00:59]} f5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 75. Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:39]} Rf1 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 76.
c4 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 77. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:
00:20]} 78. c5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:41]} 79. Rc3 {[%emt 0:00:27]}
Rd1+ {[%emt 0:00:02]} 80. Ke3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rh1 {[%emt 0:00:57]} 81. Kf2 {
[%emt 0:00:10]} Rh2+ {[%emt 0:00:28]} 82. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:
14]} 83. c6 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 84. c7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Rc8 {
[%emt 0:00:02]} 85. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:30]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:01:06]} 86. Kf2 {[%emt 0:
00:55]} Ke4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} 87. h4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 88.
Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Ke5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 89. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Kd6 {
[%emt 0:00:34]} 90. h5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Kd7 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 91. h6 {[%emt 0:
00:14]} f4 {[%emt 0:00:29]} 92. h7 {[%emt 0:00:25]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 93.
h8=Q {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rxh8 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 94. c8=Q {[%emt 0:00:04]} 1-0

[Event “UKR-ch Women Final 2018”]
[Site “Kiev”]
[Date “2018.12.20”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Dolzhykova, Kateryna”]
[Black “Doluhanova, Evgeniya”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “B90”]
[WhiteElo “2161”]
[BlackElo “2367”]
[Annotator “ChessBase”]
[PlyCount “91”]
[EventDate “2018.12.11”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventCountry “UKR”]
[SourceTitle “playchess.com”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceQuality “1”]
[TimeControl “40/5400+30:1800+30”]

1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:50]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d6 {[%emt 0:
00:05]} 3. d4 {[%emt 0:00:52]} cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} 4. Nxd4 {[%emt 0:00:08]}
Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 6. h3 {
[%emt 0:01:19]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 7. Nb3 {[%emt 0:02:59]} Be6 {[%emt 0:05:31]
} 8. g4 {[%emt 0:03:58]} d5 {[%emt 0:08:32]} 9. exd5 {[%emt 0:31:17]} Nxd5 {
[%emt 0:00:32]} 10. Bg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:03:32]} 11. Qxd8+ {
[%emt 0:00:07]} Kxd8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 12. bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:06]} Kc7 {[%emt 0:
04:43]} 13. f4 {[%emt 0:03:38]} f6 {[%emt 0:02:21]} 14. fxe5 {[%emt 0:05:11]}
fxe5 {[%emt 0:01:12]} 15. Na5 {[%emt 0:02:47]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:13:45]} 16. Bxc6 {
[%emt 0:00:09]} bxc6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 17. Rb1 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:29:
42]} 18. Rxb8 {[%emt 0:01:41]} Kxb8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 19. Nxc6+ {[%emt 0:00:28]}
Kc7 {[%emt 0:04:03]} 20. Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bxa2 {[%emt 0:03:58]} 21. Be3 {
[%emt 0:10:02]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:06:40]} 22. Nd3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:07:
41]} 23. Ke2 {[%emt 0:03:01]} Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 24. Ra1 {[%emt 0:03:09]} g6
{[%emt 0:00:28]} 25. Ra4 {[%emt 0:00:50]} Bb5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 26. Re4 {
[%emt 0:02:41]} a5 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 27. c4 {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bc6 {[%emt 0:01:35]
} 28. Re6 {[%emt 0:03:20]} Re8 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 29. Rf6 {[%emt 0:01:24]} a4 {
[%emt 0:01:04]} 30. c5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} Be7 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 31. Rf7 {[%emt 0:
00:40]} a3 {[%emt 0:01:11]} 32. Kd2 {[%emt 0:02:45]} a2 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 33.
Bd4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kc8 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 34. Kc1 {[%emt 0:06:39]} h5 {[%emt 0:
00:21]} 35. Kb2 {[%emt 0:01:32]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:23]} 36. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:06]
} g5 {[%emt 0:00:43]} 37. Nb4 {[%emt 0:00:58]} Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 38. Nd5 {
[%emt 0:07:08]} Bd8 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 39. Nb6+ {[%emt 0:00:43]} Bxb6 {[%emt 0:
00:24]} 40. cxb6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Re1 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 41. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:10:10]
} Re8 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 42. Rf3 {[%emt 0:04:32]} Re4 {[%emt 0:06:37]} 43. Rc3+ {
[%emt 0:00:08]} Kb8 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 44. Bc5 {[%emt 0:08:47]} Be6 {[%emt 0:05:
43]} 45. Re3 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Rxe3 {[%emt 0:04:47]} 46. Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:03]}
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