Webster U GM Durarbayli wins STL Summer Chess Classic

Webster U GM Durarbayli wins STL Summer Chess Classic

2018 Summer Chess Classic A FINAL
2018 Summer Chess Classic B FINAL

Webster U GM Durarbayli wins STL Summer Chess Classic

The 2018 Summer Chess Classic's final day! Will playoffs be necessary? Join IM Eric Rosen & WGM Katerina Nemcova for the move-by-move. USChessChamps.com 2018.05.23

2018 Summer Chess Classic A FINAL

Round 11 of Summer Chess Classic A 2018, Saint Louis
Summer Chess Classic A 2018, Saint Louis

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[Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Black "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2661"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bf4 a6 7. Rc1 Bf5 8. e3 e6 9. Qb3 Ra7 { D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5} 10. Be2 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. Na4 Nd7 13. h3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (13. a3 Bg4 14. h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Na5 16. Qa2 Nc4 17. Be2 {0-1 (50) Akobian,V (2647)-Karjakin,S (2760) Riadh 2017}) 13... Na5 {[%cal Bc6a5,Ba5c4,Bc4d6,Bd6e4][%mdl 32]} 14. Qc3 Nc4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Nc6 15. a3 Ra8 16. b4 Rc8 17. Qb3 {1-0 (46) Buss,R (2430)-Sipos,I (2461) Chur 2010}) 15. b3 Nd6 16. Nc5 Nxc5 17. dxc5 (17. Qxc5 Nb5 $17) 17... Ne4 18. Qd4 {[#] aiming for c6.} Ra8 19. b4 f6 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has the initiative.} 20. Rfd1 e5 21. Nxe5 fxe5 22. Qxe5 Qe8 (22... Bg6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 23. Qxd5+ Kh8 $1 24. Bg4 (24. Qxb7 $14 Bh4 25. g3) 24... Bxg4 $11 25. hxg4 Bf6 26. Qc4 h6 27. Rd3 Bg5 (27... Ng5 $142) 28. Rd4 Nf6 $1 ({Not} 28... Bxf4 $2 29. Rxe4 Bxe3 30. Rxe8 $18) 29. Bxg5 hxg5 30. Rcd1 Qe7 31. a4 Rad8 32. b5 Rxd4 33. Rxd4 axb5 34. axb5 Ra8 35. c6 bxc6 36. bxc6 Qc7 37. g3 Re8 38. Kh2 Kh7 39. Qc2+ Kg8 40. Qc4+ Kh8 41. Kg1 Kh7 42. Qb5 Re5 43. Qd3+ Kh6 44. Rd8 {Intending Rh8+ and mate.} Re4 45. Rd6 {Threatens to win with Rxf6+!} Ra4 46. Kg2 {And now Re6 would win.} Ra2 $2 {[#]} (46... Qe7 $11) 47. Qd1 $1 $18 { [%cal Rd1h1] White threatens Qh1+ and mate.} Rxf2+ $2 (47... Ra1 48. Rxf6+ (48. Qxa1 Qxd6 49. Qh1+ Kg6 $11) 48... gxf6 49. Qxa1 Qxc6+ 50. Kg1 Kg6) 48. Kxf2 { Precision: White = 62%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Fridman, Daniel"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D94"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2618"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "108"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,108,0,26,10,17,19,22,35,53,28,27,25,41,18,6,12,12,6,15,7,7,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,-122,-118,-154,-28,-56,-45,-41,-62,-115,-79,-97,-89,-154,-156,-226,-218, -212,-222,-212,-224,-214,-210,-268,-266,-253,-258,-326,-321,-312,-308,-276, -301,-613,-602,-619,-618,-535,-534,-517,-506,-462,-404,-797,-803,-808,-818, -731,-644,-637,-632,-700,-700,-697,-696,-680,-617,-600,-584,-884,-877,-844, -826,-29990,-943,-29989,-29990,-29990,-845,-29992,-29993]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd2 Nc6 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 7. h3 {D94: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3} (7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Qxd5 9. Bc3 Rd8 10. Be2 e5 11. dxe5 Qc5 12. Qc1 Qe7 13. O-O Nxe5 14. Rd1 Bf5 15. Nxe5 Bxe5 16. Bxe5 Qxe5 { 1-0 (70) Guseva,M (2431)-Kashlinskaya,A (2441) Chita 2015}) 7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Nd7 9. a3 e5 10. d5 Na5 11. Be2 Nb6 12. e4 c6 13. Na2 Nac4 14. Bb4 cxd5 15. Bxf8 Qxf8 16. Bxc4 dxc4 {1-0 (35) Rubingh,O (2299) -Narings,N (2155) Groningen 2003}) 9. O-O {The position is equal.} Bb7 10. Qe2 Na5 11. Ba6 c5 12. dxc5 Bxf3 13. gxf3 bxc5 14. Rfd1 c4 15. Bxc4 {Black should prevent Ba6.} Qc8 16. Ba6 Qxh3 17. b4 Nc6 18. Bb7 Rac8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 19. Qf1 Qh5 {And now ...Ne5 would win.} 20. b5 (20. Bxc8 $11 Rxc8 21. Qa6) 20... Ne5 $17 {aiming for ...Rc7.} 21. f4 {[#]} Nf3+ (21... Nfg4 $1 $17 {[%csl Gg4][%cal Rh5h2][%mdl 512]} 22. Qg2 Nd3 23. Bxc8 Rxc8) 22. Bxf3 $1 $11 Qxf3 23. Qg2 Qh5 24. Be1 ({White should play} 24. Rac1 $15) 24... Rc5 25. Rab1 e5 26. Nd5 {[#]} (26. Qg5 $142) 26... Rxb5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512] White must now prevent ...Nxd5.} 27. a4 (27. Bb4 $17 Nxd5 28. Rxd5 Rxd5 29. Qxd5) (27. Rxb5 Qxd1) 27... Rxd5 28. Rxd5 Nxd5 29. Qxd5 Qg4+ 30. Qg2 {[#]} Qf5 $1 {[%cal Rf5b1]} 31. Rb5 a6 32. Rb4 exf4 {Threatens to win with ...f3.} 33. exf4 Re8 34. Bd2 Rd8 35. Be1 Rd1 36. Qa8+ $2 (36. Rb8+ Bf8 37. Re8) 36... Bf8 $19 37. Re4 Qg4+ 38. Kf1 Qh3+ 39. Kg1 Qf3 40. Qe8 h5 {[%cal Bh7h5,Bh5h4,Bh4h3, Bh3g2][%mdl 32]} 41. Rc4 (41. Re3 $142 Qxf4 42. Kg2) 41... h4 {( -> ...h3)} 42. Kh2 h3 {[%csl Gh3][%cal Rf3g2]} 43. Qe4 Qg2+ 44. Qxg2 hxg2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 45. Re4 f5 46. Re6 Kf7 47. Rxa6 Rxe1 48. Kxg2 {KRB-KR} Ra1 49. a5 Bc5 50. Kg3 Ra2 51. f3 Bf2+ (51... Bg1 $142 52. Kh4 Bh2 53. Ra7+ Kf6 54. Ra6+ Kg7 55. Ra7+ Kh6 56. Rh7+ Kxh7 57. Kg5 Kg7 58. a6 Rg2+ 59. Kh4 Bxf4 60. Kh3 Rh2#) 52. Kh3 Be3 53. Kg3 Kg7 (53... Bg1 $142 54. Kh4 Bh2 55. Ra7+ Kf6 56. Ra6+ Kg7 57. Ra7+ Kh6 58. Rh7+ Kxh7 59. Kg5 Kg7 60. a6 Rg2+ 61. Kh4 Bxf4 62. Kh3 Rh2#) 54. Ra8 Bg1 {Precision: White = 24%, Black = 75%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2628"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,64,16,18,0,0,-38,-12,-37,-31,-65,-62,-66,-33,-28,-38,-35,-12,-56,-45, -37,-53,-44,-46,-46,-46,-39,-55,-52,-42,-44,-27,-20,-6,-7,-2,-24,-14,-23,-22, -23,-29,-27,-24,-90,-91,-89,-103,-91,-44,-44,-44,-51,-50]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 {[%cal Bc8g4,Bg4h5,Bh5g6][%mdl 32]} 4. O-O Nd7 5. h3 Bh5 6. d4 { A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems} e6 7. c4 Be7 {LiveBook: 6 Games} 8. Nc3 {The position is equal.} dxc4 9. g4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. b3 cxb3 10. Qxb3 Qb6 11. Qa4 Ngf6 12. Rb1 Qc7 {0-1 (39) Matlakov,M (2718)-Giri,A (2752) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 9... Bg6 10. e4 Ngf6 11. Qe2 b5 $1 12. Nh4 O-O ( 12... Nxe4 $5 13. Nxe4 Bxh4 14. Nd6+ Ke7 $11) 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14. Be3 e5 15. Rad1 Qc7 $1 16. f4 exd4 17. Bxd4 Nb6 18. Kh1 b4 19. Nb1 Rad8 20. Be5 Qc8 21. Nd2 Nfd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7b6,Bb6a4,Ba4c3][%mdl 32]} 22. Bd4 $1 Bc5 23. Nxc4 Qa6 { [#] Threatens to win with ...Bxd4.} 24. b3 $1 Nxc4 25. Ba1 Ndb6 26. bxc4 Qxc4 27. Qb2 $1 {[%csl Ga1][%cal Rb2g7] [#]} f6 28. Rxd8 (28. Rc1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Bd4 29. Rxc4 Bxb2 30. Rxb4 Bxa1 31. Rxa1) 28... Rxd8 $17 29. Rc1 Qd3 30. e5 ({But not} 30. Rxc5 $2 Na4 $19) 30... Na4 31. Qb3+ Qxb3 32. axb3 Nc3 { Precision: White = 56%, Black = 66%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Sevian, Samuel"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,83,0,12,27,34,19,25,24,21,25,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,75,66,70,55,55,62,64,63, 113,100,79,77,96,66,157,134,295,288,283,270,502,495,493,489,699,516,517,514, 501,493,468,452,369,313,284,199,204,198,199,199,775,725,2036,1888,1652,1541]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Bd7 {C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4} (9... Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Rd1 Be7 12. Ne2 Be6 13. Nf4 Bc8 14. Ne2 Be6 15. b3 a5 16. a4 Rd8 17. Bg5 Bd5 18. Bxe7 Kxe7 {1-0 (49) Vachier Lagrave,M (2793)-Nakamura,H (2781) Caleta 2018}) 10. Rd1 Kc8 11. a4 Be7 12. a5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} h6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12... c5 13. Nc3 Bc6 14. Nd5 Rd8 15. Nxe7+ Nxe7 16. Bg5 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 {1-0 (32) Sutovsky,E (2657)-Howell,D (2640) London 2013}) 13. g4 {aiming for a6.} Nh4 14. Nxh4 Bxh4 15. Nc3 Rd8 16. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4, Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Rb8 17. Be3 b6 18. Bf2 Be7 $1 19. Rd3 Kb7 (19... g6 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 20. f5 Be8 21. a6+ $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack. } Ka8 22. Rad1 Rxd3 23. Rxd3 Rc8 24. Kg2 Kb8 25. Kf3 c5 26. Nd5 Bf8 {[#]} ({ Black should try} 26... c4 $14 27. Rd4 (27. Nxe7 cxd3 28. Nxc8 dxc2 $17) 27... Bc6) 27. c4 $1 $16 c6 $2 (27... Bc6 $16 {was called for.}) 28. Nc3 $18 Kc7 29. e6 {[%cal Be5e6,Be6e7][%mdl 32] Black must now prevent Bg3+.} Bd6 $2 (29... b5 {keeps fighting.} 30. cxb5 fxe6) 30. Ne4 Be5 31. e7 Bd7 (31... f6 $142 32. Bg3 Bxg3 33. Kxg3 Ra8) 32. Bg3 Bxg3 33. Kxg3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} ({ And not} 33. Nxg3 Re8 $11) 33... f6 34. Nd6 Rh8 35. Kh4 Be8 36. Rd2 Rg8 37. Nb7 Bd7 38. Nd8 {[#] Hoping for Ne6+.} Re8 39. Re2 Rg8 $2 (39... Rxd8 40. exd8=N ( 40. exd8=B+ Kxd8 41. b3 Be8 $16) 40... Kxd8) 40. Ne6+ {White is clearly winning.} Bxe6 41. Rxe6 ({Weaker is} 41. fxe6 Re8 $11) 41... Kd7 42. Kh5 { Precision: White = 70%, Black = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E21"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,120,21,33,12,27,0,9,-2,-6,-30,-33,-27,-31,-32,-24,-12,-39,-61,-68, -81,-55,-93,-44,-46,-43,-18,-14,-26,-35,-113,-37,-53,-46,-112,-100,-112,-118, -120,-119,-141,-127,-178,-177,-174,-168,-234,-247,-257,-247,-283,-292,-354, -277,-262,-138,-241,-169,-184,-175,-176,-177,-163,-136,-356,-394,-382,-313, -364,-234,-349,-354,-450,-432,-568,-354,-277,-191,-218,-200,-166,-115,-116,-88, -86,-86,-85,-85,-204,-216,-210,-207,-188,-205,-674,-605,-996,-983,-1120,-1106, -29957,-29959,-29965,-29965,-29966,-29969,-29967,-29968]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Bd3 Ne4 7. O-O f5 8. Ne2 Bd6 {LiveBook: 19 Games. E43: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4...b6} (8... O-O 9. a3 Bd6 10. b4 Qf6 11. Bb2 Qh6 12. Ng3 a5 13. b5 Bxg3 14. hxg3 d6 15. d5 Nd7 16. dxe6 Ndc5 { 0-1 (54) Neverov,V (2516)-Amin,B (2665) Al Ain 2015}) 9. Nd2 Nf6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 9... Qh4 10. Ng3 O-O 11. Nf3 Qf6 12. Qc2 Bxg3 13. fxg3 Qe7 14. Bd2 d6 15. b4 Nd7 16. a4 {1/2-1/2 (24) Schulte,T (2164)-Braun,P (2221) Ditzingen 2005}) 10. f3 c5 {The position is equal.} 11. b3 Nc6 12. Bb2 Qc7 13. h3 cxd4 14. exd4 Nh5 15. Nb1 O-O 16. Na3 a6 17. Nc2 Rae8 18. Qd2 Ne7 19. Ba3 $1 Bxa3 20. Nxa3 Ng6 21. Nc2 Rf6 22. Kh1 (22. Rf2 $15) 22... h6 (22... e5 $1 $17 { [%cal Re5e4] Strongly threatening ...e4.} 23. dxe5 Nxe5) 23. Qe3 e5 {aiming for ...e4.} 24. g4 (24. d5 $15) 24... fxg4 $17 25. hxg4 Nhf4 26. d5 Nxd3 27. Qxd3 Ref8 28. Ng3 (28. Rae1 $17 {keeps fighting.}) 28... Nh4 $1 $19 29. Ne1 d6 30. a4 (30. Rc1 {was called for.}) 30... Bc8 31. Ra2 Rf4 32. Rh2 Qe7 33. Kg1 { [#]} e4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. fxe4 Qg5 (34... Bxg4 35. Rxf4 Rxf4 36. Rxh4 $17) ( 34... Rxg4 $19 35. Rxf8+ Kxf8) 35. Rhf2 (35. Rxf4 $17 Qxf4 36. Nf5 Qxg4+ 37. Qg3 Nf3+ 38. Nxf3 Qxg3+ 39. Nxg3 Rxf3 40. Nf5 Bxf5 41. exf5) 35... Rxf2 (35... Qxg4 36. Rxf4 Rxf4 37. Rxf4 $17) 36. Rxf2 Rxf2 ({Resist} 36... Qxg4 37. Rxf8+ Kxf8 38. Qe3 $15) 37. Kxf2 Qf4+ ({Inferior is} 37... Qxg4 38. Qe3 $11) 38. Kg1 Bxg4 39. Ng2 $2 (39. Nf1 $17) 39... Nf3+ 40. Kf2 Qc1 41. Ne2 Qb2 42. Qc3 (42. Ne3 {might work better.} Bh5 43. Nf5) 42... Qb1 43. Kg3 Ne5 44. Nef4 Qxe4 ({ Less strong is} 44... Qg1 45. Qe1 $19) 45. Qe3 Qxe3+ 46. Nxe3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KNN} Bd7 47. Ne6 g6 (47... Bxe6 $19 48. dxe6 Nd3) 48. Nc7 $17 Bc8 $1 49. Ne8 Nf7 50. Nc7 {[#]} Bb7 $1 51. Ng4 {[#]} (51. Ne6 $17 {was worth a try.}) 51... Kf8 $1 $19 52. Nf6 Ne5 53. Ne6+ Kf7 54. Ng4 $2 (54. Ne4 Ke7 55. Nd4) 54... Nxg4 55. Nd8+ Ke7 56. Nxb7 Nf6 57. a5 Ne4+ {Black mates.} 58. Kg2 Nc5 59. b4 Nxb7 60. b5 Nc5 {Precision: White = 29%, Black = 76%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2661"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "76"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,76,6,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-2,0,80,77,173,173,172,166,166,158,152, 111,170,154,147,165,113,115,103,89,173,133,311,294,580,575,583,553,516,491, 1579,0,466,0,1601,1552,804]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Qd2 O-O 10. Rc1 Nd7 11. d5 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} Nf6 12. c4 Qxd2+ 13. Nxd2 b6 14. f3 (14. h3 e6 15. Bd3 Re8 16. O-O Ba6 17. Bc2 exd5 18. exd5 b5 {0-1 (78) Akobian,V (2647)-Nepomniachtchi,I (2729) Riadh 2017}) 14... e6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 15. Kf2 {[#]} Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Ne8 16. a4 f5 17. exf5 exd5 18. cxd5 Bxf5 {0-1 (85) Ladva,O (2513)-Bok,B (2594) St Petersburg 2016}) 16. f4 e5 17. g3 f5 $1 18. exf5 Nf6 {White must now prevent . ..Ng4+.} 19. Bh3 Bxf5 20. Bxf5 gxf5 21. h3 Rae8 (21... e4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 22. fxe5 $1 $16 Ne4+ (22... Rxe5 $16 23. Bf4 Ne4+ 24. Nxe4 fxe4) 23. Nxe4 $18 fxe4+ 24. Ke2 $1 {Strongly threatening e6.} Bxe5 {[#]} 25. Rcf1 $1 h5 26. Bf4 Rf5 (26... Rf7 $16) 27. a4 e3 28. Bxe3 Rxf1 29. Rxf1 Bxg3 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 30. Kd3 h4 (30... Rf8 $16 31. Rg1 h4) 31. Rf3 $18 Re7 $2 {[#]} (31... Kg7 $16 32. a5 Kg6) 32. Bf4 $1 {[%cal Rf4g3]} Bxf4 $2 (32... Rg7 { was called for.} 33. Ke4 Re7+ 34. Kf5 Rg7) 33. Rxf4 {KR-KR} Re1 34. Rxh4 Rd1+ 35. Ke3 Re1+ (35... Kg7 $142 36. Rf4 Ra1) 36. Kd3 (36. Kf4 $142 Kf8 37. Kf5) 36... Rd1+ $1 37. Ke3 (37. Ke2 $142 Ra1 38. Rf4 Ra2+ 39. Ke3 Rxa4 40. d6) 37... Re1+ $1 38. Kf4 Kf7 {Precision: White = 86%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "103"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,103,16,3,32,17,27,27,44,25,28,29,40,24,45,10,19,11,16,10,34,33,33,33, 32,32,31,43,64,64,57,56,60,47,56,56,64,64,64,64,64,57,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64, 64,47,55,32,32,26,29,33,38,26,30,35,38,26,26,27,45,45,45,45,45,45,53,45,45,50, 45,17,17,17,17,17,19,19,19,17,13,8]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Nbd2 a5 8. b3 a4 {D78: Fianchetto Grünfeld: 6 0-0 c6} 9. Ba3 Re8 10. e3 {LiveBook: 11 Games} Nbd7 (10... Bf5 11. Qe2 e6 12. h3 Ne4 13. Rfc1 h5 14. Ne5 Nxd2 15. Qxd2 Nd7 16. Nd3 {1/2-1/2 (49) Caruana,F (2799) -Grischuk,A (2782) Saint Louis 2017}) 11. Bb2 b5 12. Ne5 {[%cal Bf3e5,Be5d3, Bd3b4][%mdl 32]} Qb6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... bxc4 13. bxc4 a3 14. Bc3 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Ng4 16. cxd5 cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (36) Nisipeanu,L (2672)-Perske,T (2443) Germany 2018}) 13. c5 Qb7 {[#] ...a3 is the strong threat.} 14. Nd3 Nf8 15. Nb4 Bf5 16. h3 h5 17. f3 Bh6 {And now ...a3 would win.} 18. Qe2 axb3 19. axb3 Rxa1 20. Rxa1 Ra8 21. Nf1 Be6 22. Qe1 N8d7 23. Rxa8+ Qxa8 24. Qa1 Qxa1 25. Bxa1 Nb8 26. Bc3 Ne8 27. g4 hxg4 28. hxg4 Nc7 29. Kf2 f6 30. Bh3 Kf7 31. Nd3 Bg7 32. Ng3 Nca6 33. Ne2 Bc8 34. Nec1 Nd7 35. Na2 e5 36. Nab4 Nxb4 37. Nxb4 {[#] Hoping for g5.} Nb8 38. Bg2 Bb7 39. Nd3 {[%cal Rd4e5]} Nd7 40. Ke2 exd4 41. Bxd4 Bf8 42. b4 Bc8 43. f4 Bg7 44. Kf3 Nb8 45. Kg3 Na6 46. Bh3 Bd7 47. f5 gxf5 {The position is equal.} 48. gxf5 Bh6 49. Kf3 Ke7 50. Bc3 Be8 51. Bg4 Nb8 52. Bd4 { Precision: White = 63%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Black "Sevian, Samuel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A00"] [WhiteElo "2628"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,82,-23,-27,-36,-8,-19,-25,-35,-15,-49,-22,-32,-28,-133,-130,-130,-145, -126,-111,-114,-49,-68,-25,-45,-39,-91,-102,-77,-78,-125,-79,-157,-139,-144, -139,-165,-178,-202,-198,-242,-146,-128,-152,-126,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. a3 e5 2. c3 (2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. b4 Nd4 9. Bb2 c6 10. d3 Re8 11. Nd2 Be6 12. e3 Nf5 13. Ne2 Nd7 14. e4 Ne7 15. f4 {1-0 (32) Carlsen,M (2802)-Eljanov,P (2742) Moscow 2010}) 2... d5 3. d4 Nd7 4. dxe5 Nxe5 5. Nf3 $146 ({Predecessor: } 5. Nd2 Bc5 6. Ngf3 Ng4 7. Nd4 N8f6 8. h3 Ne5 9. N2f3 Nxf3+ 10. exf3 {0-1 (32) Sedlar,J (2084)-Bednar,J (2416) Slovakia 2006}) 5... Nxf3+ 6. exf3 {A00: Irregular Openings} c6 7. Bd3 Bd6 8. O-O {Black has an edge.} Qc7 9. g3 Ne7 10. Re1 h5 11. c4 {[#]} (11. f4 $11) 11... h4 $1 $17 {[%cal Rh4g3]} 12. f4 hxg3 13. hxg3 Be6 14. f5 Bd7 (14... Bxg3 $17 15. fxe6 Bxf2+ 16. Kxf2 Rh2+ 17. Kf3 Rh3+ 18. Ke2 O-O-O) 15. Qf3 $1 $15 O-O-O {And now ...dxc4 would win.} 16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. Nd2 (17. Nc3 $15) 17... c5 $17 18. Ne4 ({Not} 18. Qxd5 $2 Bc6 $19) 18... Bc6 19. Bg5 Be7 20. Bd2 (20. b4 $142) 20... Nf6 {[#] Threatens to win with ... c4!} 21. Bc3 Rh6 22. Rac1 Rdh8 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Rxc5 Rh1+ 25. Qxh1 Rxh1+ 26. Kxh1 Bxe4+ (26... Bxb2 $17 {Strongly threatening ...Bd4.} 27. Rc2 Bxa3) 27. Rxe4 $11 {The position is equal.} Qxc5 28. Rc4 Qxc4 29. Bxc4 Bxb2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} 30. a4 f6 31. Kg2 Kc7 32. Kf3 Bd4 33. Ke2 Kc6 34. f3 Kc5 35. Kd3 Be5 36. g4 Kb4 37. Bb5 a6 38. Bd7 Kc5 39. Be8 Kd6 40. Bf7 b5 41. axb5 axb5 { Precision: White = 64%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B12"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,85,6,9,-23,-21,-10,-13,-40,-25,-42,11,-4,10,0,-2,-28,8,2,0,-14,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,9,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,16,26,21,21,21,21,18,20,156,147,147,142, 207,157,208,206,201,126,361,252,353,309,374,367,412,293,459,439,530,491,616, 622,593,567,665,487]} 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Be3 Nd7 { LiveBook: 59 Games} 6. f4 {B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation} (6. Nf3 Ne7 7. c4 dxc4 8. Bxc4 Nf5 9. Bf4 Bxc5 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 Nb6 12. Bd3 Bd7 13. Ne4 Be7 { 1/2-1/2 (33) Liu,Q (2502)-Li,C (2720) China 2017}) 6... Bxc5 7. Bxc5 Nxc5 8. Nc3 {The position is equal.} Ne7 9. Qd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Qd2 a6 10. Nf3 O-O 11. Bd3 b5 12. Bxh7+ Kxh7 13. Qf2 b4 {0-1 (56) Stukopin,A (2485)-Popov,I (2605) Moscow 2012}) 9... b6 (9... Qb6 $15 10. Bb5+ Bd7 11. Bxd7+ Kxd7) 10. O-O-O O-O 11. Nf3 Bd7 12. Bd3 Rc8 13. Kb1 Qc7 14. Qf2 Nxd3 15. cxd3 Qc5 16. Qd2 b5 17. Rc1 {[#] Strongly threatening Na4!} Qb6 18. Ne2 b4 19. Ned4 a5 20. Rxc8 Rxc8 21. Rc1 Rxc1+ 22. Kxc1 Ba4 23. Qe3 Nf5 24. Qg1 g5 25. Kd2 {Threatens to win with Nxf5.} Nxd4 26. Nxd4 gxf4 27. Qf2 Bd7 28. Qxf4 a4 29. h4 a3 {[#]} ( 29... Qc5 $11) 30. b3 $1 $16 Qc5 31. Ne2 Qe7 (31... Qf8 $16) 32. Qh6 Bb5 (32... Bc6 $16 {keeps fighting.} 33. g4 Bb5) 33. g3 $18 Qd8 34. h5 Qf8 $2 (34... Qe7 $16 {is a better defense.}) 35. Qxf8+ Kxf8 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KN} 36. Nd4 Bd7 37. Ke3 Kg7 38. Kf4 Kh6 (38... f5 $142 39. Nc2 Bb5) 39. g4 {White is clearly winning.} Be8 40. Nc2 Bb5 41. Nxb4 d4 42. Nc2 Bxd3 43. Nxa3 {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 39%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Fridman, Daniel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,78,0,0,0,6,0,0,6,30,33,16,19,31,18,46,46,52,42,51,47,50,48,44,33,51, 0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-5,-5,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nfd2 Na5 10. Na3 Bxa3 11. bxa3 Bd7 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (11... Nd5 12. Ne4 O-O 13. Bd2 b6 14. Rac1 Ba6 15. Bxa5 bxa5 {1-0 (39) Carlsen,M (2837)-Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 12. Bb2 {[#] Black must now prevent Bc3.} Rc8 {Threatens to win with ...c3.} 13. Bc3 b6 14. Rdc1 O-O 15. Bxa5 bxa5 16. Nxc4 Bb5 $146 17. Nxa5 Bxe2 18. Nc6 Rc7 19. Nd4 Rxc1+ $1 20. Rxc1 Bd3 21. Nc6 a6 22. a4 h6 23. Nb4 Be2 $1 {The position is equal.} 24. Bb7 Rb8 $1 {[%cal Rb8b7]} 25. Rc8+ Rxc8 26. Bxc8 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} a5 27. Nc6 Nd5 28. Nxa5 Nb6 29. Bb7 Nxa4 30. Bc6 Nc3 31. a3 $1 Kf8 32. f4 Ke7 33. Kf2 Kd6 34. Be8 f5 35. Ke3 Ba6 36. Nb3 g5 37. Kd4 Ne2+ 38. Ke3 Nc3 39. Kd4 Ne2+ { Precision: White = 86%, Black = 88%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D80"] [WhiteElo "2661"] [BlackElo "2618"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,118,25,26,26,26,26,26,25,26,26,28,22,32,24,34,25,29,0,0,0,0,-4,-4,-4, -6,-8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-18,-17,-148,-172,-273,-233,-264, -274,-273,-271,-270,-261,-258,-258,-267,-226,-201,-215,-285,-272,-260,-283, -268,-266,-255,-236,-331,-332,-325,-290,-840,-756,-742,-552,-581,-383,-1964, -1816,-1280,-1402,-1536,-1100,-600,-16,-16,-25,-25,-25,-26,0,0,0,-29978,-29979, -29978,-29979,-29978,-29980]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Bxf6 Bxf6 6. cxd5 c6 7. e4 {D80: Grünfeld: Unusual White 4th moves and 4 Bg5} O-O 8. e5 (8. Nf3 cxd5 9. e5 Bg7 10. Qd2 Nc6 11. Bb5 Bg4 12. Ng1 f6 13. h3 Be6 14. exf6 Rxf6 15. Bxc6 bxc6 {1/2-1/2 (77) Nakamura,H (2792)-Kasparov,G (2812) Saint Louis 2017}) 8... Bg7 9. Bc4 b5 {LiveBook: 20 Games} 10. Be2 b4 11. Na4 cxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Qxd5 12. Nf3 Ba6 13. Nc5 Bxe2 14. Qxe2 Nd7 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 {1/2-1/2 (47) Torma,R (2484)-Nguyen,T (2487) Budapest 2017}) 12. Nf3 Bg4 13. O-O Qa5 14. b3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 ({Don't play} 15. gxf3 Bh6 $15) 15... e6 16. Qd2 Nd7 17. a3 Rfb8 18. Rfc1 Bf8 19. Bd1 Rc8 20. Be2 Rab8 21. g3 Qd8 22. axb4 Bxb4 23. Qe3 Be7 24. h4 h5 25. Ba6 Rxc1+ 26. Rxc1 Qa5 27. Qd3 Kg7 28. Kg2 Rb4 29. Bc8 Qd8 30. Ba6 Nb8 31. Bb5 Bxh4 32. gxh4 (32. Nc5 $11) 32... Qxh4 $17 33. Rd1 (33. Rc3 $142) 33... Qg4+ 34. Kh2 {[#]} Rxb5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 35. Qxb5 Qxd1 36. Qxb8 Qxd4 37. Kg1 h4 {( -> ...h3)} 38. Qb5 Qxe5 39. Qd3 d4 40. Nb2 Qg5+ 41. Kh2 Qf4+ 42. Kg2 e5 43. Nc4 f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5g4,Bg4g3][%mdl 32]} 44. Nd6 (44. b4 {was the only chance.}) 44... Kh6 $19 45. Nf7+ Kh5 {And now ... Qg4+ would win.} ({Resist} 45... Kg7 46. Nd6 $19) 46. Qe2+ $2 (46. Kf1 Qc1+ 47. Kg2 Qc6+ 48. Kg1) 46... Qg4+ 47. Qxg4+ fxg4 48. Nxe5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KN-KP } Kg5 49. f3 $2 (49. Nd3 Kf5 50. Nc5) 49... g3 50. Nd3 Kf5 51. Kh3 g5 52. Kg2 g4 $2 (52... Ke6 $19 {...Kf5 is the strong threat.} 53. Nc5+ Kf5) 53. fxg4+ $1 $11 Kxg4 {White must now prevent ...h3+.} 54. Ne5+ Kf4 55. Ng6+ $1 Ke4 (55... Kg5 $5 {[%cal Rg5g6]} 56. Ne5 Kf6 $15) 56. Nxh4 d3 {aiming for ...d2.} 57. Nf3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (57. Kf1 $11) 57... a5 $1 {Black mates.} 58. Nd2+ Ke3 59. Nf1+ Ke2 {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 91%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Fridman, Daniel"] [Black "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2628"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 10,66,33,19,15,-25,6,-16,-8,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,24,0,50,8,15,-13,-16,-8,-8, -12,-12,-12,-12,-12,-14,-8,-14,-36,0,-24,-9,-15,-16,-16,-14,-18,-8,-17,-4,-5, -6,-19,-14,-10,0,-14,-12,-8,0,0,0,-3,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 dxc4 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Qa4 {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} Bb4+ {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 7. Nc3 (7. Bd2 $5 {[%cal Rd2b4]} Nd5 8. Bxb4 Ndxb4 9. O-O $11) (7. Bd2 Nd5 8. Bxb4 Ndxb4 9. Ne5 O-O 10. Nxc6 Nxc6 11. e3 e5 12. d5 Ne7 13. Qxc4 c6 14. dxc6 Nxc6 15. Nc3 Be6 16. Qb5 Qb6 17. Qxb6 axb6 {1/2-1/2 (31) Wojtaszek,R (2744)-Mamedyarov,S (2814) Shamkir 2018}) 7... Nd7 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 7... Nd5 8. O-O O-O 9. Qc2 Be7 10. Rd1 Rb8 11. h4 h6 12. Bd2 b5 13. Qc1 Re8 14. a3 {0-1 (23) Bosiocic,M (2580)-Harika,D (2516) Moscow 2012}) 8. O-O Nb6 9. Qc2 Be7 10. Rd1 O-O 11. e4 Bd7 12. Qe2 Qc8 13. Bf4 Bd6 14. Be3 e5 15. dxe5 (15. d5 {feels hotter.} Nb4 16. a3 Nd3 17. b3 f6 18. a4) 15... Nxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17. Rac1 Re8 18. Rd2 Bc6 19. Bxb6 axb6 20. Qxc4 Qe6 21. Qxe6 Rxe6 (21... fxe6 {is more complex.} 22. f4 Bxc3 23. Rxc3 Rxa2 24. e5 Ra1+) 22. a3 Rd6 23. Rxd6 {The position is equal.} Bxd6 24. f4 f6 25. Rd1 Kf8 26. Kf2 b5 27. Nd5 Be8 28. Kf1 Ra4 29. Bf3 Ra8 30. Kg2 Rd8 31. Ne3 Be7 32. Nd5 Bd6 33. Ne3 Be7 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,114,36,17,55,12,18,12,21,16,33,21,60,45,72,64,70,65,72,72,77,60,68, 71,67,18,34,0,9,14,12,0,0,-13,12,8,0,0,2,0,0,0,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,16, 0,0,-26,-41,-47,0,0,0,0,0,0,52,56,38,27,81,58,48,51,123,0,0,0,0,0,0,-56,-66, -61,0,-133,-133,-633,-435,-842,-843,-787,-744,-556,-497,-792,-787]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c6 4. c4 Bf5 5. O-O e6 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. Qxb6 axb6 9. d3 Nc6 10. Nc3 Bg4 {A11: English Opening: 1...c6} (10... Bc5 11. Nh4 Bg6 12. Bd2 Ke7 13. Rfc1 Rhc8 14. Nxg6+ hxg6 15. h3 Ne8 16. Kf1 Nd6 17. Be1 Nf5 18. Rab1 {1/2-1/2 (36) Meier,G (2650)-Bu,X (2730) Riadh 2017}) 11. Bd2 Bc5 12. h3 Bxf3 {The position is equal.} 13. Bxf3 Ke7 {[#]} 14. Rfc1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14. Bg2 h6 15. Rfc1 Rhd8 16. Kf1 Bd4 17. e3 Be5 18. d4 {1-0 (78) Grigoryan,K (2602)-Lopez Martinez,J (2535) Lorca 2015}) 14... Ra6 15. Nb5 Kd7 16. e3 Rc8 17. a3 Raa8 18. Kg2 Be7 19. g4 h6 20. Bd1 Ne8 21. Nc3 Nd6 22. f4 Bf6 23. Rab1 g5 24. Ne2 b5 25. Bb3 Na5 (25... h5 {seems wilder.} 26. gxh5 gxf4 27. Nxf4 Nf5 28. e4 Rg8+) 26. Rxc8 Nxc8 27. Bc2 Nd6 28. Ng1 Nc6 29. Nf3 Ke7 30. h4 {[%cal Rh4g5]} gxf4 31. exf4 h5 32. g5 Bg7 33. Bd1 Nf5 34. Kh3 Rh8 35. a4 b4 {[#]} 36. a5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Ra8 (36... Nxa5 37. Bxb4+) 37. Ne1 Bd4 38. Ng2 Ng7 39. Ba4 Bc5 40. Rc1 Kd6 ({Wrong is} 40... Rxa5 $2 41. Bxc6 Bd6 42. Bxb7 $18) 41. Bxc6 bxc6 42. Ne1 Nf5 (42... d4 $1 $11) 43. Nf3 $14 Ra7 44. Ne5 Rc7 (44... Rxa5 $11 45. Nxf7+ Kc7) 45. a6 Ra7 46. Ra1 b3 (46... Bd4 $14) 47. Rc1 (47. Bc3 $16) 47... Rxa6 $11 48. Nxf7+ Ke7 49. Ne5 Kd6 50. g6 ({Better is} 50. Nf7+ $11 Ke7 51. Ne5 (51. Rxc5 Kxf7 52. Ba5 Ra7 $15)) 50... Bd4 $15 51. Bb4+ c5 (51... Kc7 $1 $15 52. Bc3 Be3) 52. Nf7+ {[#]} (52. Bxc5+ $1 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.} Bxc5 53. Nf7+ Kc6 54. d4 $1 {[%mdl 512]}) 52... Kc6 $1 $17 53. Ba3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (53. Bc3 $17 Bxc3 54. Rxc3) 53... Kb5 {Black is clearly winning.} 54. Re1 {[#]} (54. Ng5 $142 e5 55. fxe5) 54... Rxa3 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]} 55. bxa3 b2 56. Ng5 Ka4 57. Nf3 (57. Nxe6 $142 Bc3 58. Rg1) 57... Bc3 { Precision: White = 52%, Black = 63%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Sevian, Samuel"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,117,39,10,8,-1,0,0,21,0,28,0,15,0,35,0,35,7,33,34,41,31,37,32,35,5, 50,34,16,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,35,37,150,144,164,152,141,134,144,18,18,12,9,9,10,11, 11,11,11,11,21,13,11,20,82,81,81,81,251,256,256,256,261,256,250,81,81,77,77,77, 77,77,77,77,77,77,77,77,77,77,1181,1068,1171,866,29986,29987,29987,29988,29988, 29989,29988,29989]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Be7 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O c6 8. Qc2 Nbd7 9. Rd1 b6 10. b3 a5 {E11: Bogo-Indian} 11. Bc3 Ne4 12. Bb2 {LiveBook: 6 Games} f5 {The position is equal.} 13. Nc3 {[%cal Bb1c3, Bc3e2,Be2f4][%mdl 32]} Ba6 14. e3 {[#]} Rc8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 14... Qe8 15. Rac1 Rc8 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. dxe5 b5 18. Bf1 {1/2-1/2 (48) Xiong,J (2634)-Vidit,S (2718) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 15. Rac1 Bd6 16. Ne2 Qe7 17. Nf4 Rfd8 18. Qb1 Bb7 19. Rc2 Nef6 (19... g5 {looks sharper.} 20. Nd3 c5 21. Ba1 a4 22. Nfe5 g4) 20. Ne5 Bb8 21. Nxd7 Nxd7 22. Nd3 Bd6 23. Qc1 h5 24. Nf4 g5 25. Nd3 h4 26. Ne5 hxg3 27. hxg3 Nxe5 28. dxe5 Bb8 29. cxd5 exd5 (29... cxd5 $14 30. Bd4 Rxc2 31. Qxc2 Rc8) 30. e6 $16 Qxe6 31. e4 $1 f4 32. exd5 $1 cxd5 {[#]} 33. Rxc8 ({White has to play} 33. Rxd5 $1 $16 {[%mdl 512]} Rxd5 (33... Bxd5 34. Bxd5) 34. Bxd5 Qxd5 35. Rxc8+ Kf7 36. Qc4 Qxc4 37. Rxc4) 33... Rxc8 $11 34. Qd2 Re8 $1 35. Bxd5 $40 {[%mdl 128] White mounts an attack.} Qxd5 36. Qxd5+ Bxd5 37. Rxd5 fxg3 38. Rxg5+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Kf7 39. fxg3 Re2 40. Rf5+ Kg6 (40... Ke8 $11 41. Rf2 Re1+ 42. Kh2 Re3) 41. Rf2 $16 Re3 42. Rf6+ Kg5 $2 {[#]} (42... Kh5 $16) 43. Rf8 $1 $18 ({But not} 43. Rxb6 $6 Re8 $16) 43... Re2 {[#]} 44. Bf6+ $1 ({And not} 44. Rxb8 Rxb2 45. Rg8+ (45. Rxb6 Rxa2 46. Re6 Kg4 $11) 45... Kh5 $11 ) 44... Kg4 45. Rxb8 {Black must now prevent Bd8.} Kxg3 {[%cal Re2e1] KRB-KR} 46. Bc3 $2 (46. Rg8+ $18 {is the precise move to win.} Kh3 47. a4) 46... Rxa2 $16 47. Rxb6 {Kf1 is the strong threat.} Kf3 48. Rb5 {Strongly threatening Rf5+.} a4 49. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5,Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32] Hoping for Ra5.} Rg2+ 50. Kf1 Rc2 51. Rc5 Ke4 52. Be1 Ra2 53. b5 {And now Bc3 would win.} Rb2 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (53... a3 $16) 54. Bc3 $18 Rc2 55. b6 {White threatens b7 and mate.} a3 56. b7 {White mates.} Rc1+ 57. Ke2 Rb1 58. Rc4+ Kd5 59. Rb4 { Precision: White = 54%, Black = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D56"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "90"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,90,0,22,-5,0,0,0,-22,-4,-8,-18,-13,-2,-72,-72,-60,-64,-65,-60,-92, -26,-76,-9,-101,-92,-137,-135,-154,-146,-256,-255,-291,-287,-266,-118,-110,-97, -90,-92,-103,-38,-30,-60,-194,-201,-193,-201,-530,-327,-478,-123,-122,-115, -115,0,-42,0,-117,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 h6 7. Bh4 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. h4 {D56: Queen's Gambit Declined: Lasker Defence} Nd7 11. g4 {[%cal Bg2g4,Bg4g5][%mdl 32]} Nxc3 {LiveBook: 21 Games} 12. bxc3 (12. Rxc3 {seems wilder.} e5 13. g5 e4 14. Nd2 hxg5 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Qh5) 12... g6 13. g5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Ne5 Nxe5 14. dxe5 dxc4 15. f4 b5 16. Qf3 Bb7 17. Bg2 Rab8 18. h5 c5 19. Qg3 g5 20. O-O Rbd8 21. fxg5 Bxg2 22. Qxg2 Qxg5 23. Qe4 Rd5 {0-1 (23) Omar,N (2362) -Korneev,O (2621) Baku 2013}) 13... h5 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Bg2 Nb6 16. Ne5 Bf5 17. Bh3 (17. f3 $11) 17... Bxh3 $17 18. Rxh3 Nc4 19. Nxc4 dxc4 20. Qe2 c5 ( 20... b5 $17) 21. Rf3 b5 (21... cxd4 $17 {And now ...d3 would win.} 22. exd4 Qc7) 22. Rf6 (22. Rf4 $11) 22... cxd4 $1 23. cxd4 Rac8 24. Kf1 b4 {[%cal Bb5b4, Bb4b3][%mdl 32]} 25. e4 (25. Qf3 $17 Rfd8 26. Ra6) 25... b3 $19 26. Rb1 bxa2 27. Ra1 Qa3 (27... Qd7 $19 {has better winning chances.} 28. Kg2 Qxd4 29. Rxa2 c3) 28. Kg2 $17 Qc3 29. Rxa2 Qxd4 30. Rd2 Qe5 (30... Qc5 $17 {White must now prevent ...c3.} 31. Rdd6 a5) 31. f4 $1 $15 {[%cal Rf4e5]} Qe7 {...Rfd8 is the strong threat.} 32. f5 ({White should try} 32. e5 $1 $15) 32... c3 $19 33. Rc2 gxf5 34. Qxh5 $2 (34. e5 {is a better chance.}) 34... Qxe4+ 35. Kf1 (35. Kg1 { was the only defense.} Qd4+ 36. Kh2) 35... Qh1+ $2 ({And not} 35... Qxc2 36. Rg6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} fxg6 37. Qxg6+ Kh8 38. Qh6+ Kg8 39. Qg6+ Kh8 40. Qh6+ Kg8 41. Qg6+ $11) (35... Qb7 $19 {Threatens to win with ...Qb1+.} 36. Kf2 Rc4) 36. Kf2 $17 Qh2+ 37. Kf1 Qh1+ ({Of course not} 37... Qxc2 $6 38. Rg6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} fxg6 39. Qxg6+ Kh8 40. Qh6+ Kg8 41. Qg6+ Kh8 42. Qh6+ Kg8 43. Qg6+ $11) ( 37... Qh3+ $1 $17 38. Kf2 Rc7) 38. Kf2 $15 Qh2+ ({Black should play} 38... Rc7 $15 39. g6 Kg7) 39. Kf1 $17 {[#]} Qf4+ ({Don't play} 39... Qxc2 $6 {[#]} 40. Rg6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} fxg6 41. Qxg6+ Kh8 42. Qh6+ Kg8 43. Qg6+ Kh8 44. Qh6+ Kg8 45. Qg6+ $11) (39... Qh3+ $1 $17 40. Kf2 Rc7) 40. Rf2 $1 $11 {[%cal Rf2f4] The position is equal.} Qc4+ (40... Qd4 $5 41. g6 $8 Qc4+ 42. Re2 Kg7 43. Rxf7+ Rxf7 44. gxf7 Qf4+ 45. Kg1 Qd4+ 46. Kh1 Qd1+ 47. Kh2 Qd6+ 48. Kh3 Qd3+ 49. Kh2 Qd6+ 50. Kh3 Qd3+ 51. Kh2 Qd6+ $11) 41. Re2 $1 Qf4+ (41... c2 $5 42. Rg6+ $8 fxg6 43. Qxg6+ Kh8 44. Qh6+ Kg8 45. Qg6+ Kh8 46. Qh6+ Kg8 47. Qg6+ $11) 42. Rf2 $1 {[%cal Rf2f4]} Qc4+ (42... Qe4 $5 43. Rg6+ $8 fxg6 44. Qxg6+ Kh8 45. Qh6+ Kg8 46. Qg6+ Kh8 47. Qh6+ Kg8 48. Qg6+ $11) 43. Re2 $1 Qf4+ (43... c2 $5 44. Rg6+ $8 fxg6 45. Qxg6+ Kh8 46. Qh6+ Kg8 47. Qg6+ Kh8 48. Qh6+ Kg8 49. Qg6+ $11) 44. Rf2 $1 {[%cal Rf2f4]} Qc4+ (44... Qe4 $5 45. Rg6+ $8 fxg6 46. Qxg6+ Kh8 47. Qh6+ Kg8 48. Qg6+ Kh8 49. Qh6+ Kg8 50. Qg6+ $11) 45. Re2 $1 Qf4+ {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 39%.} (45... Rfe8 $5 46. Rg6+ $8 fxg6 47. Qxg6+ Kf8 48. Qh6+ Kg8 49. Qg6+ Kh8 50. Qh6+ Kg8 51. Qg6+ $11) 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "143"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,143,32,27,29,17,43,39,42,26,46,48,68,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,22,14, 16,40,40,-33,0,-73,0,0,0,0,15,0,0,0,0,0,10,0,15,-21,0,-20,-20,-26,-18,-12,-7, -35,-39,-45,-31,-63,0,-124,0,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-9,0,0,0,-7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,37,-12,-9,-14,-16,-41,0,0,0,0,0,0,1282,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 Be6 9. O-O-O {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Qd7 10. a3 {LiveBook: 7 Games} h6 11. Be2 {White has an edge.} a6 12. Nd4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. cxd4 d5 14. Rhe1 O-O-O 15. Bf4 Bd6 16. Bd3 Rhe8 {1/2-1/2 (31) Bok,B (2611)-Kuzubov,Y (2690) Heraklio 2017}) 13... Rg8 14. c4 c5 {[%cal Bc7c5,Bc5c4][%mdl 32]} 15. Be3 (15. Bc3 $14) 15... Qa4 $11 16. Bf3 Qxc4 17. Bxb7 Rb8 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black attacks. } 18. Bd5 Qb5 $1 {[%csl Gb8][%cal Rb5b2]} 19. b3 c4 $1 {[%cal Rc4b3]} 20. b4 a5 {[%cal Ra5b4]} 21. c3 Qa4 22. Qb2 Kd7 23. Be4 Rgd8 24. Kd2 (24. Bd4 $14) 24... Bf6 25. Ke2 (25. Qc2 $11 Qxa3 26. Ra1 Bxc3+ 27. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 28. Kxc3 axb4+ 29. Kc2) 25... Qb5 (25... Qb3 $1 $17 {[%cal Rb3b2]} 26. Qxb3 (26. Qd2 d5 $17) 26... cxb3) 26. f3 Ke7 27. Bd4 Qg5 {White must now prevent ...Bxd4.} 28. Kf2 Bxd4+ 29. Rxd4 d5 30. Bc2 Kf8 31. Re1 Re8 32. Qc1 Qf6 33. Qd2 axb4 34. axb4 Ra8 35. Bb1 Ra3 36. Qe3 Kg8 37. Qc1 Rea8 38. Re2 Rb3 ({Better is} 38... Ra1 $15 39. Qc2 g6) 39. Ra2 (39. Ba2 $11 {remains equal.} Rba3 40. Bb1) 39... Re8 (39... Rxa2+ $17 40. Bxa2 Rxb4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 41. Rxd5 Bxd5 42. cxb4 Qb6+ 43. Qe3 Qxb4) 40. Bc2 Rxc3 {[#]} 41. Bh7+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxh7 42. Qxc3 Bf5 43. Re2 Rb8 44. Rb2 Rb5 45. Rbd2 Qb6 46. Rb2 Bd3 47. g3 Kg8 48. Kg2 Bf5 49. Qd2 Be6 50. Qc3 Qa7 51. Rd1 Qa4 52. Re1 Qa7 53. Rd1 Qd7 54. Ra2 Qb7 55. Rb2 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4, Bh4h3][%mdl 32]} 56. Rdd2 Qe7 57. Rd1 h4 58. g4 Qc7 59. Ra2 h3+ 60. Kg1 ({ Avoid the trap} 60. Kxh3 $2 {[#]} d4 $1 $19 {[%mdl 512]}) 60... Qb6+ 61. Kh1 { With the idea Ra8+.} Rxb4 62. Ra8+ Kh7 {( -> ...Qf2!)} 63. Qe5 {[%cal Re5h5]} f5 $1 64. Qe1 {Hoping for Qh4+.} Kg6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (64... fxg4 $11 65. fxg4 Kg6) 65. Rb8 $2 (65. gxf5+ $18 Bxf5 66. Qe8+ Kg5 67. Qe7+ Qf6 68. Rg1+ Kf4 69. Qxb4 Kxf3 70. Qd2) 65... Qxb8 {The position is equal.} 66. Qxe6+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQR-KQR} Kh7 67. Qxf5+ g6 68. Qf7+ Kh8 $1 {And now ...Qd6 would win.} 69. Qf6+ Kh7 {...Qb7 is the strong threat.} 70. Qf7+ Kh8 $1 {Threatens to win with ...Qd6.} 71. Qf6+ Kh7 {aiming for ...Qb7.} 72. Qf7+ {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Black "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2628"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,61,0,8,6,3,8,12,8,13,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,6,0,19,4, 24,24,24,16,27,27,19,8,8,7,9,10,7,6,4,4]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O c5 5. d3 g6 6. e4 d6 7. Re1 Bg7 {A05: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 Nf6} 8. Nbd2 (8. c3 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nc6 10. d4 cxd4 11. cxd4 Rc8 12. a3 e5 13. d5 Ne7 14. Nb1 Nd7 15. Nc3 a6 16. h4 h6 17. h5 {1-0 (46) Grigoryan,K (2581)-Margvelashvili,G (2530) chess.com INT 2018}) 8... Nbd7 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 9. a4 O-O 10. Nc4 Qc7 11. Bd2 Rfe8 12. Qc1 a6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... e5 13. Bh6 {0-1 (50) Goritsas,C (2150)-Mastrovasilis,A (2335) Thessaloniki 1997}) 13. Bh6 b5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Bxh6.} 14. Bxg7 Kxg7 15. Ne3 c4 16. axb5 axb5 17. Qd2 Rxa1 18. Rxa1 cxd3 19. cxd3 Rc8 20. Qb4 Qc5 21. Qxc5 Nxc5 22. Bf1 b4 (22... Ne8 { keeps more tension.} 23. b4 Na6 24. Ra5 Nec7 25. Nc2 e5) 23. Ra7 Ra8 24. Rxa8 Bxa8 25. Nd2 Nfd7 26. f3 d5 27. b3 {The position is equal.} dxe4 28. dxe4 Ne5 29. Kf2 Nc6 30. Nc2 Na5 31. Nxb4 {Precision: White = 70%, Black = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C02"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,101,0,0,-26,-27,-29,-30,-22,-20,-25,16,4,23,0,0,0,0,-48,25,9,28,-20, 93,65,168,153,147,138,256,261,283,286,337,337,335,303,306,182,296,292,267,267, 268,250,453,391,450,424,566,566,508,555,543,541,518,516,491,407,629,631,481, 290,294,272,281,281,276,273,274,322,306,302,345,259,253,257,246,204,466,273, 888,690,29962,29956,29990,29991,29992,29982]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. Be2 cxd4 7. cxd4 Nh6 8. Bxh6 Qxb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games. C02: French: Advance Variation} 9. Nc3 (9. Nbd2 gxh6 10. Nb3 Bb4+ 11. Kf1 Be7 12. a3 a5 13. a4 Nb4 14. Ne1 Bd7 15. h4 b6 16. Rh3 Rc8 17. Rb1 Qa2 18. Ra1 Qb2 19. Rf3 Bxh4 20. Rb1 Qa2 21. Ra1 Qb2 22. Rb1 Qa2 23. Ra1 {1/2-1/2 (23) Durarbayli,V (2612)-Harikrishna,P (2752) Baku 2016}) 9... Qxc3+ 10. Bd2 Qa3 {Black has an edge.} 11. O-O a6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... Bb4 12. Rb1 Bxd2 13. Qxd2 O-O 14. Bd3 h6 15. Rb3 Qe7 16. Bb1 {1/2-1/2 (66) Tsydypov,Z (2525)-Usmanov,V (2472) Sochi 2018}) 12. Qc2 h6 13. Rab1 Qe7 14. Rb6 Qc7 15. Rfb1 Be7 16. Bd1 a5 (16... Bd8 $15) 17. R6b3 $11 O-O 18. Bf4 Rd8 (18... b5 $11 {remains equal.}) 19. Qd3 $1 $36 {[%mdl 3072] [#] White has strong compensation. White has the initiative.} Bf8 ({Black should try} 19... b5 $1 $14 {[%mdl 512]}) 20. Bc2 $18 {[%csl Gc2][%cal Rd3h7]} g6 {White must now prevent ...Nb4.} 21. Qd2 Kh7 {[#]} (21... h5 $16) 22. h4 $1 {[%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Nb4 23. Bd1 b5 24. a3 Nc6 25. h5 (25. Rxb5 Ba6 $16) 25... b4 26. a4 ({Weaker is} 26. axb4 axb4 27. Qc2 Kg8 $16) (26. hxg6+ $142 fxg6 27. Nh2 (27. axb4 axb4 28. Nh2 g5 $16)) 26... Bd7 (26... Bg7 $142) 27. hxg6+ fxg6 28. Nh2 {[%cal Bf3h2,Bh2g4,Bg4f6][%mdl 32] Hoping for Bxh6!} h5 29. Rh3 {And now Qd3 would win.} Be8 $2 (29... Bg7 30. g4 Be8) 30. Ng4 Bg7 31. Bg5 Qa7 32. Nf6+ Bxf6 33. Bxf6 Nxd4 34. Qg5 Rdc8 35. g4 { [%cal Rg4h5]} Rc3 36. Rh2 {[%cal Rg4h5]} Rg3+ {[#]} (36... Nf3+ $142 37. Bxf3 Rxf3 38. gxh5 gxh5) 37. Kh1 $1 Nf5 {[%cal Bd4f5,Bf5g3,Bg3e4][%mdl 32] Threatens to win with ...Qd4!} 38. fxg3 Nxg3+ 39. Kg2 {[%cal Rg4h5]} Ne4 { ( -> ...Qf2+)} 40. Qf4 Rc8 41. Kh1 ({Don't do} 41. gxh5 $6 g5 $16) 41... g5 42. Bxg5 Bg6 43. Bh4 ({Don't take} 43. gxh5 Ng3+ 44. Qxg3 Bxb1 $18) 43... Rc3 44. gxh5 Ng3+ 45. Bxg3 Bxb1 46. Rf2 {Strongly threatening Qf8.} b3 $2 (46... Bf5 { might work better.} 47. Kh2 Qg7) 47. Kh2 (47. Qf8 $142 {White wants to mate with Rf7+.} Rxg3 48. Rf7+ Qxf7 49. Qxf7+ Rg7 50. Qf2 Be4+ 51. Bf3) 47... Be4 $2 (47... Bf5 48. h6 Qe7) 48. Bg4 Rc2 {intending ...b2.} 49. Bxe6 {White mates.} b2 50. Bf5+ Kg8 51. Bxe4 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 36%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D26"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2661"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,95,20,10,22,18,21,21,26,31,43,31,37,20,42,14,18,14,36,23,30,17,17,9, 15,4,11,6,10,0,14,14,16,14,24,25,45,8,10,5,5,5,5,4,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O c5 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 {D27: Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical main line: 7 e4!? and 7 a4} 10. Be2 b6 11. a3 (11. Nc4 Bb7 12. b3 O-O {1/2-1/2 (12) Le,Q (2737)-Nguyen,N (2630) Riadh 2017}) 11... Bb7 12. b4 Be7 13. Bb2 O-O 14. Nc4 {LiveBook: 13 Games} b5 15. Na5 Bd5 16. Nd4 Rac8 17. Rac1 Nb8 18. f3 $146 Ba8 19. e4 Nfd7 20. Ndb3 Bg5 21. Rxc8 Be3+ 22. Kf1 Rxc8 23. Bd4 Bxd4 24. Nxd4 Kf8 25. Ke1 g6 26. Kd2 Ke7 27. Ndb3 e5 28. Bd3 Nc6 29. Rc1 Kd8 (29... Kd6 {looks sharper.} 30. Nxc6 Bxc6 31. h4 f6 32. Ke3 Bb7) 30. Nxc6+ Rxc6 31. Rxc6 (31. Ra1 {feels hotter.} Rc7 32. g4 Ke7 33. h4 Kd6 34. g5) 31... Bxc6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN. The position is equal.} 32. Na5 Kc7 33. Bb1 Nb6 34. Ba2 Be8 35. h4 h6 36. Bb3 g5 37. hxg5 hxg5 38. Ke3 f6 39. g3 Bd7 40. f4 gxf4+ 41. gxf4 Nc8 42. fxe5 fxe5 43. Kf3 Nd6 44. Bd5 Kb6 45. Ke3 Be8 46. Nb3 Bc6 47. Nc5 a5 48. Ba2 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Sevian, Samuel"] [Black "Fridman, Daniel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,60,13,15,18,16,16,15,18,16,18,18,19,8,12,0,7,3,8,0,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. dxc5 Qxd1 8. Rxd1 Bxc5 9. Nbd2 c3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Nb3 Be7 12. c4 Bd7 {[%cal Bc8d7, Bd7e8,Be8c6][%mdl 32]} 13. Bb2 {E04: Katalanisch} Rfd8 14. Nfd4 Rac8 15. Nb5 b6 16. Nd6 Bxd6 17. Rxd6 {LiveBook: 5 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Be8 18. Rxd8 Nxd8 19. Rc1 Bc6 {[#]} 20. f3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 20. c5 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 {1/2-1/2 (30) Cheparinov,I (2710)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 20... Ba4 21. Ba3 Nb7 22. Kf2 Nd7 23. h3 Ndc5 24. f4 Bc6 25. Nxc5 Bxg2 26. Nxb7 Bxb7 $11 {KTL-KTL } 27. Rd1 Bc6 28. Be7 f6 29. Rd8+ Rxd8 30. Bxd8 Kf7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Black "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2665"] [BlackElo "2640"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,65,11,41,32,35,22,44,60,52,28,88,87,97,91,124,25,22,25,21,29,57,56, 54,43,39,40,113,111,221,225,218,212,222,209,214,229,217,220,241,227,243,214, 244,233,233,249,230,231,237,247,235,227,246,249,237,242]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d3 Nf6 6. d4 Bg4 {LiveBook: 9 Games} 7. Nc3 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Be7 8. h3 Bh5 9. g4 { White is slightly better.} Bg6 10. Nh4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10. Bg2 Ne4 11. Nd5 c6 12. Nf4 Nd7 13. c3 d5 14. Be3 Bd6 15. Nd2 Bxf4 16. Bxf4 O-O 17. O-O f5 18. f3 Ng5 19. Bxg5 {1/2-1/2 (19) Short,N (2697)-Timman,J (2670) Sarajevo 1999}) 10... Be4 (10... d5 $11) 11. Nxe4 $16 Nxe4 12. Nf5 $1 {[%cal Rf5g7]} g6 13. Nxe7 (13. Nh6 $16) 13... Qxe7 $11 14. Qe2 Nc6 15. Be3 O-O 16. O-O-O $1 Nb4 17. Qc4 a5 {White must now prevent ...d5.} 18. a3 {Threatens to win with Bg2.} d5 ( 18... c6 $14) 19. Qb3 $16 b6 (19... c6 $16) 20. Bg2 $1 $18 {White is clearly better.} (20. axb4 axb4 21. c4 bxc3 $16) 20... c5 21. dxc5 (21. axb4 $6 c4) 21... bxc5 {aiming for ...c4.} 22. Bxe4 $1 (22. axb4 axb4 23. c3 bxc3 $17) 22... c4 23. Qa4 Qxe4 24. Rhe1 {[%cal Bh1e1,Be1e7,Be7c7][%mdl 32]} ({Weaker is } 24. axb4 axb4 25. Qxb4 d4 $11) 24... Qe7 25. Kb1 $1 Qb7 26. Bc5 Rfb8 {[#]} 27. Re7 $1 {[%cal Re7b7]} ({Worse is} 27. axb4 axb4 28. Qxb4 Qc6 $17) 27... Qc6 28. Qxc6 Nxc6 29. Rc7 Nd8 30. Rxd5 Ne6 31. Ra7 a4 32. Rxa8 Rxa8 {[#]} 33. Be3 $1 {Precision: White = 76%, Black = 54%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2647"] [BlackElo "2623"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,60,7,8,37,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,8,8,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. Rb1 a6 11. Rc1 cxd4 12. cxd4 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 f5 14. e5 { D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} O-O 15. Bc4+ e6 16. Ke2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bd7 17. d5 (17. h4 {keeps more tension.} Rfc8 18. Ng5 Re8 19. f4 Na5 20. Bd3) (17. h4 Rac8 18. Bd2 h6 19. Bb3 Kf7 20. Rhg1 Rfd8 21. g4 Ne7 {0-1 (53) So,W (2815)-Giri,A (2785) chess.com INT 2017}) 17... Nxe5 {The position is equal.} 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. dxe6 Bb5 20. Bxb5 axb5 21. Rc5 Bf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 21... Rxa2+) 22. Rxb5 Rfe8 23. Rxb7 Rxa2+ 24. Kf3 Ra6 25. Rd1 Raxe6 26. Rdd7 R6e7 27. g3 Rxd7 28. Rxd7 Re7 29. Rd6 Kf7 30. h4 Re6 {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Fridman, Daniel"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D94"] [WhiteElo "2639"] [BlackElo "2640"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,66,0,-13,-12,-7,-6,-28,-4,-28,-32,-40,-18,-20,-22,0,19,37,37,31,59, 54,81,25,45,24,33,16,23,22,36,-19,-35,-163,-158,-181,-168,-917,-13,-917,-789, -917,-902,-836,-757,-757,-756,-746,-723,-745,-738,-717,-714,-645,-552,-1118, -1118]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd2 e6 7. Be2 { LiveBook: 3 Games. D94: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3} (7. Rc1 b6 8. Be2 Bb7 9. O-O Nbd7 10. b4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 c5 12. dxc5 bxc5 13. Na4 cxb4 14. Bxb4 Re8 15. Nc5 Nxc5 16. Bxc5 Ne4 17. Qxd8 Rexd8 18. Bd4 Bxd4 19. Nxd4 Nd2 20. Rfe1 e5 21. Nb3 Nxc4 {1/2-1/2 (21) Granda Zuniga,J (2646)-Ivanisevic,I (2648) Sitges 2016}) 7... dxc4 8. Bxc4 Nbd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... a6 9. O-O b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. Qe2 Nbd7 12. b4 e5 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. dxe5 Nd5 {0-1 (35) Sarto Ramos,A (2003) -Barsov,A (2511) Sitges 2009}) 9. b4 {The position is equal.} b6 10. b5 a6 11. a4 Bb7 12. Rc1 axb5 13. axb5 Qe7 14. O-O e5 15. Na2 {Hoping for Bb4.} Ne4 16. Bb4 Nd6 17. Nc3 (17. Bb3 $16 Qd8 18. Bxd6 cxd6 19. Nb4) 17... exd4 18. exd4 Bxf3 $1 19. Qxf3 {Black must now prevent Nd5.} Bxd4 20. Nd5 Qg5 21. Nxc7 (21. Rfd1 $14) 21... Ne5 $11 22. Qd1 (22. Qe2 $15 Nexc4 23. Nxa8 Rxa8 24. Rxc4 Nxc4 25. Qxc4) 22... Ndxc4 $19 23. Rxc4 {[#]} Rfd8 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] aiming for .. .Bxf2+. Black has strong initiative.} ({Inferior is} 23... Nxc4 24. Qxd4 Qe5 25. Qxe5 $11 (25. Qxc4 $2 Rfc8 $19)) 24. Qc1 $2 {[#]} (24. Rxd4 Rxd4 25. Qe2) 24... Nf3+ $1 25. Kh1 Ra1 {Black is clearly winning.} 26. Qxa1 Bxa1 27. gxf3 Be5 28. Bc3 Bf4 29. h3 Bxc7 30. Rxc7 Qf4 31. Rc6 Qxf3+ 32. Kh2 f5 33. Be5 Qe2 { Precision: White = 33%, Black = 78%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2612"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "157"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,157,11,12,18,13,67,56,54,62,53,53,50,50,49,53,39,39,62,26,81,24,31, 30,39,38,29,12,28,4,20,-18,14,20,27,29,45,33,194,198,192,190,192,187,192,192, 195,190,256,240,255,226,304,207,355,210,214,215,215,198,193,198,196,190,195, 176,202,197,209,215,302,293,337,327,337,330,331,327,332,319,321,321,375,375, 417,429,470,459,439,405,484,488,520,522,526,522,510,458,617,420,485,435,466, 466,486,484,489,450,448,445,841,827,1714,1309,1168,856,856,856,729,680,661,660, 994,992,1031,610,1031,1031,1031,1031,1031,987,947,936,998,962,907,882,875,827] } 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. Bg2 a6 6. O-O Nc6 7. e3 Rb8 8. Qe2 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} b5 9. b3 cxb3 10. axb3 Bb7 11. Bd2 {LiveBook: 4 Games} Be7 12. Rc1 Nd5 ({Black should try} 12... Ne4 $11) 13. Nc3 $14 {[#]} Nxc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Ndb4 14. Ne4 O-O 15. Nc5 Bc8 {1/2-1/2 (25) Sasikiran,K (2681)-Topalov,V (2803) Khanty-Mansiysk 2010}) 14. Bxc3 O-O 15. Ne1 {[%mdl 1024] White has compensation.} Bd6 16. Nd3 Qc8 17. Qb2 b4 18. Bd2 Na7 19. Bf1 Re8 (19... Ba8 $11 {keeps the balance.} 20. Be2 Nc6) 20. Bxb4 (20. Nxb4 $16 Bxb4 21. Bxb4) 20... Ba8 $1 $11 {[#] Hoping for ...Qb7.} 21. Bxd6 Qb7 { [%csl Ga8][%cal Rb7h1]} 22. f3 $1 cxd6 23. Ne1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Nb5 24. Bd3 e5 25. d5 Qb6 26. Qd2 $1 Nc7 (26... Bxd5 $2 27. Bxb5 Qxb5 28. Ra5 $18) 27. Bc4 e4 28. f4 Bxd5 $2 ({Black should play} 28... Qb4 $14 29. Rc2 Qxd2 30. Rxd2 Rb6) 29. Bxd5 $18 Nxd5 30. Qxd5 {Strongly threatening Rc3.} Qxe3+ 31. Kf1 Rxb3 32. Rc7 (32. Qxd6 Rb2 $14) 32... Rf8 33. Rc2 (33. Qxd6 $6 Rb2 $16) 33... h5 (33... g6 $142 34. Re2 (34. Qxd6 Qb6 $18) 34... Qb6 35. Qxe4 Rc8) 34. Qxh5 Qb6 35. Qa5 Qd4 36. Rac1 ({Don't do} 36. Qxa6 $6 d5 $18) 36... e3 (36... Qb6 $142 37. Qxb6 Rxb6) 37. Qh5 (37. Qxa6 $142 Qe4 38. Kg1 (38. Qxd6 Qh1+ 39. Ke2 Qxh2+ 40. Kf1 Qh1+ 41. Ke2 Qh2+ 42. Kf1 Qh1+ 43. Ke2 Qh2+ $11 )) 37... Qe4 38. Kg1 d5 39. Qe5 Qxe5 40. fxe5 d4 41. Rd1 Rd8 42. Rd3 Rb1 43. Kf1 Rd5 44. Ke2 g5 (44... a5 {was called for.} 45. Nf3 Rb4) 45. Nf3 g4 46. Nxd4 Rxe5 47. Rxe3 Rh5 48. Kd3 Rd1+ 49. Kc4 Rh1 50. Ree2 a5 51. Rf2 Kg7 52. Nf5+ Kg6 53. Nh4+ Kg7 54. Rf4 Rg5 55. Nf5+ Kg6 56. Rcf2 Rc1+ 57. Kb3 Rc7 58. Ka4 Kh5 59. Ka3 Rd7 60. Ka2 {White is clearly winning.} Rg6 61. Ra4 Ra7 62. Ne3 Rg5 63. Re4 Rd7 64. Re8 Kg6 {[#]} (64... Kh6 $142 65. Rf4 Rd2+ 66. Ka3 Kg7 67. Nxg4 Rdd5) 65. Nxg4 $1 {[%mdl 512] Black must now prevent Rg8+.} Kg7 (65... Rxg4 66. Rg8+) 66. Nf6 Rb7 67. Rg8+ Kh6 68. Rxg5 Kxg5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KR} 69. Ne4+ Kg4 70. Nd6 Rd7 71. Nxf7 {Intending Ne5+ and mate.} Kh3 72. Ng5+ Kg4 73. Ne6 a4 74. Ka3 Re7 75. Re2 Ra7 76. Nf4 Kf3 77. Rc2 Rh7 78. Kxa4 Kg4 79. Kb3 { Precision: White = 76%, Black = 40%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Black "Sevian, Samuel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A48"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2619"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,105,2,4,-8,-21,-11,-20,-18,-10,-38,-28,-51,-50,-88,-23,-47,-30,-34, -27,-21,-22,-16,5,0,0,16,40,40,41,27,25,23,58,61,49,61,53,50,154,145,240,213, 407,401,491,488,481,474,497,483,490,477,521,522,731,722,719,720,696,686,761, 761,735,735,704,669,1718,1593,2326,2458,5506,5314,2522,2641,29957,6307,29972, 29973,29972,29971,29975,29976,29972,29972,29982,29983,29985,29986,29986,29987, 29987,29988,29988,29987]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bf4 Bg7 5. Nb5 Na6 6. e3 {D00: Damenbauernspiele} c6 7. Nc3 Qb6 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} (7... O-O 8. Bxa6 bxa6 9. h3 Nd7 10. O-O Bb7 11. Na4 Rc8 12. b4 a5 13. Nc5 Nxc5 14. bxc5 { 1-0 (50) Aronian,L (2797)-Vachier Lagrave,M (2793) Caleta 2018}) 8. Bxa6 { Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Qxa6 9. h3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 9. b3 O-O 10. Qe2 Qa5 11. Qd2 c5 12. Na4 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 {0-1 (34) Schmidt,L-Laux,A Hoehr-Grenzhausen 2004}) 9... O-O 10. Be5 Bh6 11. g4 {Droht stark g5.} Nd7 12. Bf4 Bg7 $1 13. Qd3 {[#]} b6 (13... b5 $1 $17) 14. h4 Qxd3 15. cxd3 Bb7 16. h5 c5 17. Kd2 f6 18. hxg6 hxg6 19. Bh6 e5 20. Nb5 e4 21. Bxg7 Kxg7 22. Nh4 Rg8 23. Ng2 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss drückt.} Bc6 24. Nc7 {[#] Und weiter mit dxe4 wäre nett.} Rac8 25. Nf4 $1 {[%cal Rf4e6]} Nf8 (25... Rh8 $1 $14) 26. Ncxd5 $16 { Und Se7 würde nun gewinnen.} Bxd5 (26... exd3 $16 27. Ne7 (27. Kxd3 Kf7 $16) 27... Bxh1) 27. Nxd5 $18 {Droht Se7 und aus.} exd3 $2 (27... Re8 28. Rac1 Ne6 29. dxe4 Ng5) 28. Ne7 Rd8 29. Nxg8 Kxg8 30. dxc5 bxc5 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTT-KTS} 31. Rac1 Ne6 32. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Rb8 33. b3 g5 34. f5 Nf8 35. Rxc5 Nd7 36. Rd5 Ne5 37. Rxe5 fxe5 38. Kxd3 {KT-KT} Rb4 39. e4 a5 40. Rh5 a4 41. Rxg5+ Kf7 42. Rh5 Rd4+ 43. Ke3 axb3 44. axb3 Rb4 45. g5 {Weiß setzt Matt.} Rxb3+ 46. Ke2 Rb4 47. Kd3 Rd4+ 48. Ke3 Rd6 49. Rh7+ Kf8 50. f6 Ra6 51. Kf3 Ra1 52. Kg4 Rf1 53. Kh5 {Precision: Weiß = 70%, Schwarz = 31%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D70"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2618"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,83,14,19,16,20,6,10,12,12,10,2,0,20,3,6,4,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,4,2,8,10, 16,16,16,16,18,18,18,18,30,28,33,39,40,40,43,14,14,14,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 c6 6. Nc3 d5 7. cxd5 cxd5 8. Ne5 Bf5 9. O-O Ne4 10. Bf4 Nxc3 {D79: Grünfeldindisch (Fianchetto 6.0-0 c6 7.cxd5 cxd5)} (10... Nc6 11. Nxc6 {1/2-1/2 (11) Prohaszka,P (2596)-Mamedov,R (2689) Minsk 2017}) 11. bxc3 Nc6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Qa4 Qd7 {LiveBook: 3 Partien } 14. Rac1 Rac8 {[#]} 15. c4 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 15. Rfd1 Rfd8 16. c4 Be4 17. Rd2 h5 18. h4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 {1/2-1/2 (25) Bubir,A (2588)-Glazman,M (2544) ICCF email 2008}) 15... Be6 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Qxd7 Bxd7 18. Bxd5 Bh3 19. Bg2 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Bxd4 21. Rfd1 Bb6 22. Rd7 Rxc1 23. Bxc1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTL-KTL} Rc8 24. Bh6 Bc5 25. a4 f6 26. Be3 Bxe3 27. fxe3 {KT-KT} a5 28. Rd5 Ra8 29. Kf3 Kf7 30. e4 Rb8 31. Rxa5 Rb3+ 32. e3 Ra3 33. Ra8 g5 34. a5 (34. e5 $5) 34... h5 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 35. h3 Ra2 36. a6 e5 37. Rh8 { [#] Droht a7 und aus.} Kg6 38. Rg8+ Kf7 39. Ra8 Kg6 40. Rg8+ Kf7 41. Ra8 Kg6 42. Rg8+ {Precision: Weiß = 72%, Schwarz = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Fridman, Daniel"] [Black "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "56"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,56,20,27,18,27,22,19,23,17,17,31,22,33,33,27,21,45,43,52,60,52,63,58, 45,57,47,43,57,72,38,37,40,29,20,89,44,44,10,66,0,44,0,78,0,65]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Bf5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Bxd6 Qxd6 6. c4 {D02: Damenbauernspiele} (6. c3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Ne4 8. O-O Nd7 9. Qe2 Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. Qd1 f5 12. Be2 O-O 13. Nbd2 {1/2-1/2 (57) Bu,X (2705)-Morozevich,A (2676) Doha 2016}) 6... c6 7. Nc3 Nd7 { LiveBook: 7 Partien} 8. Nh4 {Weiß hat minimalen Vorteil.} Bg6 9. Qb3 Rb8 10. Be2 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. h3 Ngf6 13. Bd3 { 0-1 (67) Stremavicius,T (2462)-Burmakin,V (2549) Benasque 2016}) 10... Ngf6 11. O-O Ne4 {und nun wäre ...Sd2 stark für Schwarz.} 12. Rad1 a6 13. g3 Nef6 14. a3 {[%cal Ba2a3,Ba3b4][%mdl 32]} dxc4 15. Qxc4 b5 16. Qb4 Qxb4 17. axb4 Nd5 18. Nxd5 cxd5 19. Ra1 Rb6 20. Rfc1 Ke7 21. Rc7 Ra8 22. Rac1 Kd6 23. Kf1 Rab8 (23... a5 $1 $11) 24. Ke1 R8b7 25. Rc8 (25. R7c5 $5) 25... Rb8 (25... Nb8 $11) 26. R8c7 R8b7 27. Rc8 (27. R7c5 $5) 27... Rb8 28. R8c7 R8b7 {Precision: Weiß = 56%, Schwarz = 56%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Black "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D15"] [WhiteElo "2628"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,91,2,6,13,3,8,-4,8,0,16,5,60,16,0,0,35,0,0,0,0,-8,35,27,28,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,-1,0,0,0,-24,0,0,0,-49,-48,-56,72,66,74,77,84,70,82,63,154,149,200,188, 192,189,251,270,350,356,345,390,401,384,618,623,610,595,5314,1102,877,859, 29979,29980,29978,29979]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Bf4 Nc6 7. Ne5 e6 {D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5} ( 7... Bd7 8. e3 e6 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. Qf3 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Ne8 14. Rfd1 Qa5 15. Bb1 f5 16. exf6 Nxf6 17. Be5 Qb4 18. Qh3 h6 19. Rc2 Qg4 20. Qxg4 Nxg4 {1-0 (63) Rakhmanov,A (2662)-Bologan,V (2640) Sochi 2016}) 8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. e3 {LiveBook: 7 Games} Bd6 {The position is equal.} 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. Be2 Rb8 12. Na4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Qc2 O-O 13. O-O c5 14. Na4 cxd4 15. exd4 Nd7 16. Nc5 Nxc5 17. dxc5 {1-0 (26) Melas,R-Aristotelous,A Cyprus 1998}) 12... Qb4+ 13. Kf1 Qd6 (13... Qe7 $11) 14. Rc1 e5 15. b3 a5 16. f3 O-O 17. dxe5 Qxe5 18. Qd4 Qc7 19. Qf4 Qa7 20. Nc5 Re8 21. Kf2 Qe7 {And now ...Rb4 would win. } (21... Rb4 $5 22. Qd6 $8 Rh4 $11) 22. Nd3 Ba6 {Strongly threatening ...Bxd3.} 23. Qd4 Bxd3 24. Bxd3 Rb4 25. Qc5 {Qxe7 is the strong threat.} Qe5 26. Rce1 Qc7 27. Rc1 Qe5 28. g3 Nd7 29. Qa7 Qd6 (29... Qe6 $1 $15 {stays ahead.}) 30. Qxa5 $16 Ne5 31. Be2 $1 d4 {aiming for ...dxe3+.} 32. Qc5 $1 $36 {[%cal Rc5d6][%mdl 2048] White is pushing.} dxe3+ 33. Kg2 $1 Qb8 (33... Qd2 $14 34. Rc2 Rc4 $1 { [%mdl 512]} 35. Qxc4 (35. Qxe5 $2 Rxe5 36. Rxd2 exd2 $19) 35... Nxc4 36. Rxd2 exd2) 34. Rhd1 ({And not} 34. Qxe3 Ng4 $17) 34... h5 {[#]} (34... Rb7 $16) 35. Rc3 $1 $18 Rb7 36. Rxe3 Rbe7 (36... Nd7 {is a better defense.} 37. Qg5 g6) 37. f4 Ng6 38. Rxe7 Nxe7 39. Rd7 ({Don't do} 39. Bxh5 Nd5 $18) 39... Nd5 40. Bxh5 g6 $2 {[#]} (40... Rf8 41. Bf3 (41. Qxc6 Nf6 $18) 41... Nf6) 41. Bxg6 $1 { [%mdl 512]} fxg6 42. Qxc6 Re2+ 43. Kf3 (43. Kf1 $142 Nxf4 44. gxf4) 43... Re3+ 44. Kf2 Re2+ 45. Kxe2 Qe8+ 46. Kf1 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 37%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "180"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,180,0,0,0,0,0,-8,0,0,8,0,5,0,18,15,22,28,43,39,53,32,58,60,52,39,60, 32,37,34,37,28,37,36,42,35,32,25,75,77,70,70,91,39,35,33,65,70,64,65,85,85,85, 85,85,72,85,85,85,85,85,70,85,52,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,85,92, 85,85,85,85,64,64,64,64,53,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,64,53,64,53,53, 53,53,53,53,53,53,53,53,53,53,53,53,8,8,12,32,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,584,0,0,0, 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. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. c4 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. Qb3 Qb6 {A11: English Opening: 1...c6} 7. d3 Nbd7 8. Qc2 dxc4 9. Qxc4 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Ne5 11. Qf4 {LiveBook: 9 Games} Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Be7 13. Nd2 O-O 14. Nc4 {[#]} Qb5 $146 15. Bd2 Rfd8 16. Rfc1 Qd5 { White should prevent ...Qxf3.} 17. Kg2 Qxf3+ 18. Kxf3 Rd5 19. b4 Nd7 20. Ne3 Rd6 21. a4 Bf6 22. Rab1 a6 23. Nc4 Ne5+ 24. Nxe5 Bxe5 25. b5 cxb5 26. axb5 h6 27. Rc5 Bd4 28. Rc7 b6 29. bxa6 Rxa6 30. Be3 Bxe3 31. Kxe3 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} ({White should play} 31. fxe3 $16 g6 32. e4) 31... Rd5 32. Rb2 Rh5 33. h4 Re5+ 34. Kf3 Rf5+ {[#]} 35. Kg2 $1 g5 36. hxg5 hxg5 37. Rb7 Re5 38. g4 Kg7 39. Kf3 Rd5 40. Rb3 Kg6 41. e3 Ra2 42. d4 ({Of course not} 42. R3xb6 $6 Rxd3 43. Rb2 Rxb2 $11) 42... Rda5 43. R3xb6 Rd2 44. Rb2 Ra2 45. Rxa2 Rxa2 $16 { KR-KR} 46. Rb1 Rd2 47. Rf1 Kf6 48. Ra1 Kg6 49. Ra4 Kf6 50. Rc4 Kg6 51. e4 Rd3+ 52. Ke2 Ra3 53. Rc2 Kf6 54. Rd2 Ra1 55. Rd3 Rg1 56. f3 Ra1 57. Rc3 Ra4 58. Ke3 Ra5 59. Rd3 Ke7 60. Kd2 Ra4 61. Kc3 Kd6 62. Kb3 Ra1 63. Kb4 Rb1+ 64. Kc4 Rc1+ 65. Rc3 Rd1 66. Ra3 {Hoping for Ra7.} Ke7 67. Ra7+ Kf6 68. d5 exd5+ 69. exd5 Rf1 70. Kc5 {[#] Strongly threatening Ra3.} Rxf3 71. d6 {And now Re7 would win. } Rc3+ 72. Kd5 {Ra4 is the strong threat.} Rd3+ $1 73. Kc6 Rc3+ 74. Kd7 { aiming for Kd8.} Rc4 75. Ke8 Rc8+ 76. Kd7 Rc4 {The position is equal.} 77. Ra8 Rxg4 78. Kc6 Rc4+ 79. Kd5 {White wants to mate with d7.} Rc1 80. d7 Rd1+ 81. Kc6 Ke5 82. d8=Q (82. Ra1 {looks sharper.} Rd2 83. Ra2 Rd1 84. Rg2 Kf4 85. Kc7) 82... Rxd8 83. Rxd8 $11 {KR-KPP} g4 84. Kc5 g3 85. Kc4 Ke4 86. Rg8 Kf3 87. Rf8 g2 88. Rxf7+ Ke2 89. Rg7 Kf2 90. Rxg2+ Kxg2 {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 76%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Sevian, Samuel"] [Black "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B23"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2661"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,63,32,42,33,37,47,50,56,46,43,46,35,37,27,80,71,114,119,121,110,122, 122,132,117,119,133,135,135,119,114,228,203,387,335,312,311,308,312,302,261, 261,236,355,314,332,223,391,389,669,659,727,763,750,727,724,681]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Bd7 (4... Nc6 5. Qd2 Nf6 6. b3 e6 7. Bb2 a6 8. O-O-O b5 9. f3 h5 10. Nh3 Be7 11. Ng5 {1-0 (31) Carlsen,M (2843)-Wojtaszek,R (2744) Shamkir 2018}) 5. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 5. Be3 Nc6 6. Qd2 g6 7. Nge2 Bg7 8. O-O-O Nf6 9. f3 Ne5 10. Nf4 O-O 11. Nfd5 {1/2-1/2 (22) Van den Doel,E (2577) -Kleijn,C (2435) Netherlands 2017}) 5... Nc6 6. Qd2 {B23: Closed Sicilian: Lines without g3} g6 7. Bb2 Bg7 8. O-O-O {White is slightly better.} Nf6 9. f3 O-O 10. g4 a5 11. Kb1 a4 (11... Qb6 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 12. Nxa4 $16 Rxa4 13. bxa4 Qb6 {[#] White must now prevent ...Nxe4!} 14. Bb5 Ra8 {Hoping for ... Rxa4!} 15. c4 Ne8 16. Ne2 Ne5 {And now ...Bxb5 would win.} 17. Bd4 Qc7 18. Qc3 Bxb5 19. axb5 Nxc4 (19... Ra4 $16) 20. Bxg7 $18 Qc5 $2 {[#]} (20... Nxg7 { was worth a try.} 21. Rc1 Rc8) 21. Rd5 Na3+ 22. Ka1 Qf2 23. Rd2 Nxg7 24. Nd4 Qh4 25. Rc1 h5 (25... e5 $142) 26. gxh5 Nxh5 27. Rb2 {[%cal Bd2b2,Bb2b3,Bb3a3] [%mdl 32]} Kh7 $2 (27... d5 28. Qc7 (28. exd5 Nf6 $18) 28... Rf8 29. Qxb7 Nc4) 28. Rb3 Qf2 $2 (28... e5 29. Ne6 (29. Rxa3 exd4 30. Qd3 Rxa3 $16) 29... fxe6 30. Rxa3 Rxa3 31. Qxa3 Qe7) 29. Qb2 {White is clearly winning.} ({Weaker is} 29. Rxa3 Rxa3 30. Qxa3 Qxd4+ 31. Qc3 Qb6 $16) 29... Qxb2+ 30. Kxb2 Ra4 31. Rxa3 Rxd4 32. Rc7 {Precision: White = 96%, Black = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Black "Fridman, Daniel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2661"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "57"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,57,31,25,14,8,16,13,14,13,13,8,11,22,25,15,17,15,8,23,0,8,0,44,25,39, 31,29,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 dxc4 5. Bg2 c5 6. O-O Nc6 7. Qa4 Bd7 8. Qxc4 b5 9. Qc3 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} b4 10. Qd3 Rc8 11. dxc5 Bxc5 {LiveBook: 4 Games} 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Qxe3 O-O 14. Nbd2 Qe7 15. Nc4 Rfd8 {[#]} 16. Rfd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. Rac1 Ng4 {1/2-1/2 (72) Ding,L (2781)-Naiditsch,A (2712) Danzhou 2017}) 16... Be8 17. Ne1 Kf8 18. Rac1 Nd5 19. Qb3 f6 20. Nc2 Bf7 21. N2e3 Nxe3 22. Nxe3 Rxd1+ 23. Rxd1 Ne5 24. h3 Qc5 {The position is equal.} 25. Rd2 {[#] Black must now prevent Rc2.} Qc1+ 26. Rd1 Qc5 27. Rd2 {And now Rc2 would win.} Qc1+ 28. Rd1 Qc5 29. Rd2 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 62%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D35"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2628"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "266"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,266,7,0,0,10,31,30,31,24,37,0,0,9,61,48,61,45,62,44,44,36,44,41,53, 44,51,52,48,23,23,28,34,27,56,67,54,64,68,55,49,35,47,13,39,46,114,113,108,93, 108,99,133,142,202,201,200,85,164,162,197,0,0,0,187,184,170,177,179,151,231, 231,239,231,225,209,238,237,226,223,235,220,229,223,212,0,201,0,201,200,202, 204,207,197,193,193,189,0,207,147,149,171,170,164,158,0,158,67,66,27,45,0,63, 63,131,126,110,87,141,141,146,135,161,152,156,143,255,252,252,252,243,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 c5 7. Rb1 Be7 { D35: Damengambit (Abtauschvariante)} 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Bc4 Qc7 10. Qe2 {LiveBook: 5 Partien} b6 11. O-O Bb7 12. d5 exd5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12... e5 13. Rd1 Qd6 14. a4 a6 15. Bd3 Nd7 16. Nd2 Rfb8 17. Nc4 Qf6 18. f4 exf4 19. e5 Qh6 20. Qg4 Bc8 21. Bxf4 {1-0 (21) Wei,Y (2727)-Li,Y (2392) China 2017}) 13. exd5 Bd6 $1 14. Re1 Nd7 15. Bg5 Rfb8 (15... b5 $11 16. Bxb5 (16. Rxb5 Nb6 $14) 16... Nb6) 16. a4 Nf8 17. Bb3 Bc8 18. Bc2 Bg4 19. h3 Bh5 20. c4 Re8 21. Qd3 Bf4 22. Bxf4 Qxf4 23. Re4 Rxe4 24. Qxe4 Qxe4 25. Bxe4 Re8 26. Nd2 $1 Bg6 27. Bxg6 $1 hxg6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTS-KTS} 28. a5 Nd7 29. axb6 axb6 30. Ra1 Nf6 31. Kf1 b5 ({Besser ist} 31... Kf8 $14) 32. cxb5 $16 {Schwarz muss nun d6 beachten.} Nxd5 33. Rc1 Rc8 34. Ne4 $1 c4 35. Nd6 Rd8 (35... Rb8 $16 {ist wohl besser.}) 36. Nxc4 $18 Rc8 {Und weiter mit ...Sb6! wäre nett.} 37. Rc2 (37. Rd1 $1 $18 { ist der präzise Gewinnweg.}) 37... Nb4 (37... Kf8 $16 {war nötig.}) 38. Rc3 $1 Nd5 39. Rc2 $2 (39. Rd3 $18) 39... Nb4 $1 $11 {[%cal Rb4c2]} 40. Rc3 $2 (40. Rc1 $11 Nd5 41. Rd1) 40... Nd5 $18 41. Rd3 Nf4 42. Rd4 Ne6 43. Re4 Rc5 (43... Kf8 $16 44. Ke2 Nc5) 44. b6 $1 {[%cal Rb6b7] b7 ist eine echte Drohung.} Rb5 45. Ke2 Kf8 46. Re5 Rb3 47. Kd2 Ke7 48. Ra5 Nd8 49. Kc2 Rb4 50. Kc3 Rb1 51. Kc2 Rb4 52. Kc3 Rb1 $1 53. Ra2 Kd7 54. Ra7+ Ke6 55. Rc7 Rb5 56. Kd4 Rd5+ 57. Kc3 Rb5 58. h4 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} g5 59. h5 g4 60. Rc8 Kd7 61. Rc7+ Ke6 62. g3 (62. Ra7 $1 $16) 62... Rxh5 $14 63. Rc8 Kd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7c8]} 64. Rc7+ Ke6 65. Ra7 Rb5 {[#]} (65... Nc6 $14) 66. Ra5 $1 $16 {[%cal Ra5b5]} Rb1 67. Rg5 g6 (67... Rc1+ $142 68. Kd3 Nb7 69. Rxg4 g6 70. Re4+ Kd5) 68. Rxg4 Nc6 {[#]} 69. Rg5 $1 Rc1+ 70. Kd3 Nb4+ 71. Kd4 Rd1+ (71... Nc6+ $16 {war angesagt.} 72. Kc5 Na5) 72. Kc5 $18 Nd3+ 73. Kc6 Rc1 74. b7 $2 (74. Kb5 $18) 74... Rxc4+ $11 { KTS-KT. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 75. Kb6 f5 76. Rxg6+ Kf7 77. Rd6 Rb4+ 78. Kc7 (78. Ka5 {looks sharper.} Rxb7 79. Rxd3 Kg6 80. Rd6+ Kg5 81. Rb6) 78... Rxb7+ 79. Kxb7 Nxf2 {KT-KS} 80. Kc6 Ne4 81. Rd3 Kg6 82. Rd8 Kf6 83. Rd3 Kg5 84. Kd5 Kg4 85. Ke5 Nxg3 86. Rd4+ Ne4 87. Ra4 Kg5 88. Ra7 Kg6 89. Kf4 Nc5 90. Ra5 Ne6+ 91. Ke5 Nd8 {zielt auf ...Sc6+ ab.} 92. Ra6+ (92. Ra1 {is interesting.} f4 93. Rg1+ Kf7 94. Ke4 Kf6 95. Kxf4 Ne6+ 96. Kg4) 92... Kf7 93. Kxf5 Ke7 94. Ke5 Nf7+ 95. Kd5 Nd8 96. Rh6 Nf7 97. Re6+ Kd7 98. Re1 Nd8 99. Ra1 Nc6 100. Rd1 Nd8 101. Rh1 Nf7 102. Ra1 Ke7 103. Ra7+ Kf6 104. Rd7 Ng5 105. Rd6+ Ke7 106. Rg6 Nf7 $1 107. Re6+ Kd7 108. Re2 Nd8 109. Ra2 Ke7 110. Ra6 Nf7 111. Rb6 Nd8 112. Rb1 Nf7 113. Re1+ Kd7 114. Re3 (114. Ra1 {feels hotter.}) 114... Nd8 115. Ke5 Ke7 116. Kf5+ Kd6 117. Kf6 Nc6 118. Rd3+ Kc5 119. Ke6 Nd4+ 120. Ke5 Nc6+ 121. Ke4 Ne7 122. Rc3+ Kd6 123. Rh3 Nc6 124. Rh6+ Kc5 125. Re6 Nb4 126. Re5+ Kd6 127. Rb5 Nc6 128. Rd5+ Ke6 129. Rd1 Ne7 130. Rh1 Kd6 131. Rh6+ Kc5 132. Re6 Nc6 133. Rxc6+ Kxc6 {Precision: Weiß = 68%, Schwarz = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Black "Sevian, Samuel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,80,0,29,-18,-10,-8,-13,-23,-16,-26,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,-20,-14,-53,-60,-55, -48,-69,-74,-75,-12,-12,-12,-15,-12,-19,-22,-14,-8,-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,-2,-3,0,-4,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 {E11: Damenindisch (Bogoljubow-Variante)} Ne4 {LiveBook: 75 Partien} 9. Ba5 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 9. Bf4 c6 10. Nc3 g5 11. Bc1 f5 12. b3 b6 13. Bb2 Bb7 14. Rad1 Qe8 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Nxc3 17. Qxc3 Rc8 18. e3 {1-0 (75) Le,Q (2739)-Nakamura,H (2792) Saint Louis 2017}) 9... b6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Bc3 Bb7 12. Nbd2 c5 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Nd2 cxd4 15. Bxd4 Rc8 16. Qb3 Bc5 17. Bc3 {[#]} Bxf2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 18. Rxf2 {Droht stark Lb4.} Nc5 $1 {[%cal Rc5b3]} 19. Qc2 {[%cal Rd2e4]} e3 $1 { [%csl LRd2,LRf2]} 20. Rf4 {[#] Und Lxb7 würde nun gewinnen.} exd2 (20... Bxg2 $1 $17 21. Kxg2 exd2 22. Qxd2 Qxd2 23. Bxd2 Rfe8) 21. Bxb7 $11 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} Nxb7 22. Rd1 Nc5 23. Rxd2 Qe7 24. Qf5 Ne6 25. Bb4 Rc1+ 26. Kf2 Nc5 27. Bxc5 Rxc5 ({Viel schwächer wäre} 27... bxc5 28. Rd7 $14) 28. Rd7 Qe8 29. Qd3 Ra5 30. a3 h6 31. Rc7 Qe5 32. Qc4 {[%cal Rf4f7]} Ra4 33. Qxa4 Qxc7 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KDT-KDT} 34. Qc4 Qe7 35. Qe4 Qd7 36. Qd4 Qe6 37. Re4 Qh3 38. Rh4 Qf5+ 39. Rf4 Qh3 40. Rh4 Qf5+ {Precision: Weiß = 73%, Schwarz = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C44"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,84,4,18,-30,-29,-20,-21,-27,-20,-28,-5,-12,-10,-19,-19,-24,-5,-12,-6, -6,0,-10,0,0,1,0,0,2,3,3,6,1,0,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,7,7,7,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,-42,-17,-24,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qf6 5. Nb5 {[%cal Bd4b5,Bb5a3,Ba3c4][%mdl 32]} Bc5 6. Qd2 {C45: Scotch Game} (6. Qe2 Qd8 7. Be3 b6 8. Bxc5 bxc5 9. Qe3 Rb8 10. Qxc5 Nge7 11. Bd3 a6 12. Nd4 O-O 13. O-O Rxb2 14. Nb3 {1-0 (30) Van Foreest,J (2615)-Sokolov,I (2623) Amstelveen 2016}) 6... Bb6 7. N1c3 Nge7 8. Qf4 Qxf4 9. Bxf4 d6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 10. Na3 Be6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... a6 11. Nc4 Bc5 12. Be3 Bb4 13. Bd2 O-O {0-1 (60) Lettieri,G (2265)-Livshits,G (2381) Istanbul 2005}) 11. Nc4 Bc5 {[%cal Bb6c5, Bc5e7,Be7f6][%mdl 32]} 12. Bg3 O-O-O 13. O-O-O d5 14. exd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. c3 Be7 17. f3 Be6 18. Be2 a6 19. a4 Bf6 20. Rxd8+ Rxd8 21. Rd1 Rxd1+ 22. Kxd1 a5 23. Kc2 b6 24. Bd3 h5 25. h3 Bd7 26. b3 Be6 27. Bf4 g6 28. g4 Ne7 29. Bd2 Bg7 30. Be2 Nd5 31. Nb2 hxg4 32. hxg4 f5 33. g5 Be5 34. Ba6+ Kd7 35. Nc4 Bg3 36. b4 axb4 37. cxb4 c6 {[%cal Bc7c6,Bc6c5][%mdl 32]} 38. Kd3 Kc7 39. b5 c5 {Strongly threatening ...Nb4+.} 40. a5 Nb4+ 41. Bxb4 $1 Bxc4+ 42. Kxc4 cxb4 { Precision: White = 63%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,60,0,11,5,17,2,11,14,18,13,30,30,30,30,28,12,22,20,16,12,12,11,12,15, 16,20,23,2,6,3,3,6,14,10,14,10,10,0,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. h3 {C65: Spanische Partie (Berliner-Verteidigung)} Nd7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Nbd2 Bd6 {LiveBook: 7 Partien} 9. Nc4 f6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 9... Re8 10. O-O Nf8 11. c3 c5 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. Qc2 b6 {0-1 (60) Nepomniachtchi,I (2720)-Eljanov,P (2742) Moscow 2010}) 10. O-O Nb6 11. Nxd6 cxd6 12. a4 {[%cal Ba2a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Be6 13. a5 Nd7 14. d4 Re8 15. Re1 d5 16. exd5 Bxd5 17. b3 Qc7 18. dxe5 Nxe5 19. Nxe5 Qxe5 20. c4 Bf7 21. Bd4 (21. Qd7 {keeps more tension.} Qe7 22. Red1 a6 23. Bb6 Rab8 24. Qd6) 21... Qxe1+ {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 22. Qxe1 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Re8 24. Rxe8+ Bxe8 25. Bxa7 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KL-KL} Bg6 26. f3 Bc2 27. b4 Bd3 28. b5 cxb5 29. cxb5 Bxb5 30. Kf2 Kf7 {Precision: Weiß = 61%, Schwarz = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Bok, Benjamin"] [Black "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A11"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,120,21,25,40,40,39,40,46,53,54,33,31,35,30,6,4,12,14,0,12,-3,-6,-10, 16,10,14,21,14,23,24,16,41,41,55,55,57,60,62,62,64,64,71,71,71,64,64,64,64,64, 64,64,64,45,71,71,75,53,71,64,71,69,71,71,71,71,71,71,76,76,76,76,76,76,83,76, 76,76,83,76,83,83,83,76,83,76,83,50,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,83,0,83,76,83,83, 83,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22]} 1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 a6 5. d4 Bf5 6. Be2 {D15: Damengambit (Slawische Verteidigung)} h6 7. Bd3 {LiveBook: 43 Partien} e6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 7... Bxd3 8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfd1 Ba5 12. Rab1 Nbd7 13. b4 Bc7 {0-1 (42) Tomashevsky,E (2713)-Fedoseev,V (2718) St Petersburg 2017}) 8. Bxf5 {Weiß steht etwas besser.} exf5 9. Qb3 Ra7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Ne5 Nc6 12. Bd2 Bd6 13. Nxc6 (13. f4 {is interesting.} O-O 14. O-O Re8 15. Rac1 Na5 16. Qc2) 13... bxc6 14. Rc1 O-O 15. Ne2 Qd7 16. Qd3 Rb8 17. Rc2 Rab7 18. b3 Ne4 19. O-O Nxd2 20. Qxd2 Bb4 21. Qc1 Rb6 22. Nc3 Bxc3 23. Rxc3 a5 24. Qa3 Ra6 25. Rc5 a4 26. g3 f4 27. exf4 Qb7 {[%cal Ra4b3]} 28. bxa4 Qb2 29. Qd3 Rxa4 30. Rxc6 Qxd4 31. Qxd4 Rxd4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTT-KTT} 32. Rc2 Ra8 33. Re1 Rda4 34. Ree2 g6 35. Rcd2 R8a5 36. Kg2 Kg7 37. Re5 Rxa2 38. Rxa2 Rxa2 39. Rxd5 $16 {KT-KT} f5 40. Rd7+ Kf6 41. Rh7 h5 42. Rc7 Rb2 43. Rc1 Ra2 44. Re1 Rb2 45. Kf3 Rb3+ 46. Re3 Rb1 47. Re2 Rg1 48. Rc2 Ke6 49. Rd2 Kf6 50. Rd6+ Kg7 51. Rd7+ Kf6 52. Ra7 Ke6 53. Ra2 Kf6 54. Rc2 (54. Ra3 $16) 54... Kg7 (54... Ke6 $1 $11) 55. Rb2 Kf6 56. Ra2 Kg7 57. Ke3 (57. Ra7+ $16 Kf6 58. h3) 57... h4 $1 $11 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 58. Ra7+ Kh6 59. Ra8 Kg7 60. gxh4 Rg2 {Precision: Weiß = 57%, Schwarz = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Fridman, Daniel"] [Black "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D80"] [WhiteElo "2636"] [BlackElo "2621"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,50,4,6,10,16,18,16,18,17,18,14,9,16,0,16,12,20,18,20,21,28,18,19,11, 18,0,19,0,12,0,21,0,16]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. e3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nxd5 {D80: Grünfeld: Unusual White 4th moves and 4 Bg5} Qxd5 7. Ne2 O-O 8. Nc3 Qd6 9. Be2 Nd7 10. O-O c6 {LiveBook: 18 Games} 11. b3 Nf6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11... e5 12. d5 Nf6 13. dxc6 Qxc6 {1/2-1/2 (28) Georgiev,K (2685)-Cheparinov,I (2661) Plovdiv 2010}) 12. Bb2 Rd8 13. Bf3 Nd5 14. Nxd5 cxd5 15. Qd2 Bd7 16. Rfc1 Bc6 17. Be2 Qd7 18. a4 Bf8 19. Ba3 Rdc8 20. h3 Qd8 {The position is equal. } 21. Bd3 Bd7 22. Qb4 Bc6 23. Qd2 Bd7 24. Qb4 Bc6 25. Qd2 Bd7 {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 69%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A49"] [WhiteElo "2628"] [BlackElo "2618"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 14,63,25,12,16,0,29,26,29,25,47,39,52,49,159,158,205,201,212,184,205, 194,176,19,26,21,24,20,25,31,44,-516,23,22,22,22,22,22,37,28,121,122,130,127, 185,186,210,210,214,194,1016,1016]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d5 6. c3 c6 7. Nbd2 a5 {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} (7... Nbd7 8. Re1 c5 9. a4 cxd4 10. cxd4 a5 11. Nb1 Nb8 12. Nc3 Nc6 13. Ne5 Bf5 14. Bg5 Nb4 15. Rc1 Ne4 16. Be3 Nxc3 17. bxc3 {1-0 (28) Kramnik,V (2800)-Dubov,D (2701) Moscow 2018}) 8. a4 {LiveBook: 6 Games} Re8 9. Qb3 Ra6 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 9... Nbd7 10. e4 e5 11. exd5 Nxd5 12. Ne4 exd4 13. Nxd4 h6 14. Bd2 Kh7 15. Qc2 N7f6 16. Nxf6+ Bxf6 { 1-0 (29) Petkov,V (2481)-Ninov,N (2436) Kragujevac 2015}) 10. Re1 Rb6 11. Qa3 Nbd7 12. e4 e5 13. exd5 e4 (13... cxd5 $14 14. Nxe5 (14. dxe5 Ng4 $14) 14... Nxe5 15. dxe5 Ng4) 14. dxc6 $16 exf3 15. Rxe8+ Qxe8 16. cxd7 Bxd7 17. Nxf3 Qe2 {[#] ...Qd1+ is the strong threat.} 18. Be3 $2 ({White must play} 18. Ne5 $1 $18) 18... Bf8 $11 19. b4 $1 axb4 20. cxb4 Rxb4 21. Qc1 Ng4 22. Qc7 $2 { [%mdl 8192]} (22. Ne5 $14 Nxe3 23. Bf3 (23. Nxd7 Nc2 $11) (23. Qxe3 Rxa4 24. Rc1 Qxe3 $11) (23. fxe3 Bh6 $17) 23... Qf1+ 24. Qxf1 Nxf1 25. Nxd7) 22... Rxa4 $2 (22... Nxe3 $19 23. Re1 Qc2 24. Qxc2 Nxc2) 23. Re1 Qb5 24. Bd2 {[#] Strongly threatening Qd8.} Rc4 25. Qf4 {Black must now prevent Bf1.} Qf5 26. Qb8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] And now h3 would win. Black is under pressure.} Rxd4 ( 26... Rc8 $11 {remains equal.} 27. Qxb7 Rc2) 27. Bh6 $16 (27. Nxd4 $2 {is the wrong capture.} Qxf2+ 28. Kh1 Qxd4 $19) 27... Nxh6 28. Nxd4 Qd3 (28... Qc5 $16) 29. Nf3 $18 Bc6 30. Ne5 Qd2 31. Ra1 Qd4 $2 (31... Ba4 32. Qxb7 (32. Bxb7 Qd4 $18) 32... Qd4) 32. Ra8 {Precision: White = 50%, Black = 25%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Sevian, Samuel"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,60,25,30,26,0,0,0,0,-10,-18,-9,-11,-7,0,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O Bf5 8. Re1 O-O 9. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32] C42: Russische Verteidigung (Petrow)} Nd6 10. Nf1 Nd7 {[%cal Bb8d7,Bd7f8,Bf8e6] [%mdl 32]} 11. Ng3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Re8 13. Bf4 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} c6 {[#]} 14. b3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 14. Re2 Bf8 15. Rxe8 Nxe8 16. Nf5 Nef6 {1/2-1/2 (40) Navara,D (2737)-Grischuk,A (2783) Tbilisi 2017}) 14... Nf8 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 15. c4 Ne6 16. Be5 f6 17. cxd5 cxd5 18. Bxd6 $1 Bxd6 19. Qb5 Bxg3 20. hxg3 Qd6 21. Rac1 Re7 22. Re3 Rae8 23. Rce1 Kf7 24. g4 a6 25. Qd3 g6 26. Qd2 Ng5 27. Nxg5+ fxg5 28. g3 Rxe3 29. Rxe3 Rxe3 30. Qxe3 h6 {Precision: Weiß = 74%, Schwarz = 88%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Black "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D41"] [WhiteElo "2600"] [BlackElo "2661"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 29,98,0,0,0,20,18,22,0,0,0,50,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-5,0,4,0,-8,-4,-20, -122,-98,-98,-98,-98,-102,-101,-95,-101,-92,-92,-92,-92,-92,-85,-85,-96,-96, -196,-147,-147,-147,-149,-140,-130,-106,-871,-891,-594,-393,-405,-393,-393, -386,-386,-386,-1026,-1033,-801,-720,-29974,-29973]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Qxd2 O-O 11. Bc4 Nd7 12. O-O b6 13. Rfe1 Bb7 14. Rad1 Rc8 {D41: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 cxd5} 15. Bb3 Re8 {LiveBook: 25 Games} 16. h4 { [#]} (16. h3 Nf6 17. Qf4 Nh5 18. Qe5 Nf6 19. Qf4 Nh5 20. Qh2 h6 21. d5 exd5 22. exd5 Rxe1+ 23. Nxe1 {1/2-1/2 (57) So,W (2799)-Kramnik,V (2800) Berlin 2018}) 16... Nf6 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 16... h6 17. Qf4 Qc7 18. Qe3 Nf6 19. Rc1 Qe7 20. Nd2 Qb4 21. f3 Red8 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 {0-1 (76) Melkumyan,H (2619)-Grigoryan,A (2614) Bastia 2011}) 17. Qf4 Nh5 18. Qe3 Nf6 19. Qf4 Nh5 20. Qg5 Nf6 21. d5 exd5 $1 22. e5 Nd7 $1 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7f8,Bf8g6] [%mdl 32]} 23. Qh5 Rc7 24. Ba4 {Black must now prevent Ng5.} Re7 25. Ng5 ({ Much weaker is} 25. Bxd7 Qxd7 26. Nd4 Bc8 $17) 25... Nf8 $1 26. Ne4 Bc6 27. Bxc6 Rxc6 28. Nd6 Ng6 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is under pressure.} 29. Qg5 (29. Nf5 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 29... h6 30. Qg3 {[#]} Rxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 31. Rxe5 Nxe5 32. Nf5 {[%csl Gf5][%cal Rg3g7] [#]} Qf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6f5] [#]} 33. Nxh6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qxh6 34. Qxe5 Rc1 35. Qxd5 Rxd1+ 36. Qxd1 Qxh4 $17 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KQ} 37. g3 Qc4 38. Qd8+ (38. a3 $142) 38... Kh7 39. Qd2 a5 {[%cal Ba7a5,Ba5a4][%mdl 32]} 40. Kg2 a4 41. a3 b5 {[%cal Bb6b5,Bb5b4][%mdl 32] ...b4 is the strong threat.} 42. Qd1 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (42. Qd7 $17) 42... g6 $19 43. g4 b4 44. Qxa4 Qxg4+ 45. Kh2 Qh5+ 46. Kg1 Qg5+ 47. Kh2 $2 (47. Kf1 Qc1+ 48. Kg2 Qxa3 49. Qe8) 47... Qe5+ 48. Kg2 Qd5+ 49. Kh2 Qd6+ {Precision: White = 45%, Black = 93%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D92"] [WhiteElo "2661"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "118"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 35,118,0,0,0,19,16,16,16,12,14,52,52,52,52,52,53,54,54,80,66,87,0,87,31, 87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,30,87,87,87,87,87,87,87,0,4,0,87,87,87,87,87, 22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,22,8,8,0,22,22,22,14,14,14,14,14,14,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Rc1 Be6 7. e3 dxc4 8. Ng5 Bd5 9. e4 h6 10. exd5 hxg5 11. Bxg5 Nxd5 12. Bxc4 Nb6 13. Bb3 Nc6 14. d5 {D92: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bf4} Nd4 15. O-O Qd7 16. Re1 Rfe8 17. h4 Rad8 18. a4 Nxb3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 19. Qxb3 {[#]} Nxd5 $146 (19... Bxc3 { feels hotter.} 20. Rxc3 Qxd5 21. Ra1 Qxb3 22. Rxb3 a5) ({Predecessor:} 19... c6 20. dxc6 bxc6 21. Qb4 Qd4 22. Bxe7 Qxb4 23. Bxb4 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 {1-0 (32) Dreev,A (2662)-Tari,A (2558) Gjakova 2016}) 20. Nxd5 Qxd5 21. Qxd5 Rxd5 22. Rxc7 b5 (22... Bxb2 {is interesting.} 23. Rxb7 Bd4 24. Re2 Ra5 25. Rb4 Be5) 23. Rxa7 bxa4 24. Rxa4 Bxb2 25. Rxe7 Rxe7 26. Bxe7 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB } Kg7 27. Bg5 Bc1 28. Be7 (28. Bxc1 {looks sharper.} Rd1+ 29. Kh2 Rxc1 30. g4 Rb1 31. f3) 28... Bb2 $1 29. g4 (29. g3 $16) 29... Bf6 (29... f5 $14) 30. Bxf6+ $16 Kxf6 {KR-KR} 31. Kg2 Rb5 32. Kg3 Rc5 33. Ra8 Kg7 34. Re8 Ra5 35. Kf4 (35. f3 $16) 35... Ra2 (35... f5 $11) 36. f3 Rh2 37. Kg3 Rh1 38. Re2 Rg1+ 39. Kf4 ( 39. Rg2 $16 Rb1 40. Rd2) 39... Rh1 $11 40. Kg3 (40. Re7 $11) 40... Rg1+ $1 $16 41. Rg2 Ra1 42. Rh2 Ra3 43. h5 ({Better is} 43. Rb2 $16) 43... gxh5 $11 { The position is equal.} 44. Rxh5 Kg6 45. Rb5 Rc3 46. Rb6+ f6 47. Rb4 Kg5 48. Rd4 Ra3 49. Rd8 Kg6 50. Kf4 Ra4+ 51. Kg3 Ra3 52. Rd5 Rb3 53. Kf4 Rb4+ 54. Ke3 Rb3+ 55. Ke4 Rb4+ 56. Rd4 Rxd4+ 57. Kxd4 {[#] aiming for f4.} f5 58. gxf5+ Kxf5 59. f4 Kxf4 {Precision: White = 54%, Black = 63%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Fridman, Daniel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D56"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2636"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 37,77,23,23,20,24,12,28,6,6,6,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,11,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 c6 10. Bd3 Nxc3 11. Rxc3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nd7 13. O-O b6 14. Bd3 c5 15. Qc2 {D56: Queen's Gambit Declined: Lasker Defence } (15. Be4 Rb8 16. Qc2 Bb7 17. Bxb7 Rxb7 18. Rc1 a5 19. a3 Re8 20. h3 e5 21. dxc5 Nxc5 22. b4 axb4 23. axb4 {1/2-1/2 (31) Ipatov,A (2665)-Zherebukh,Y (2633) Saint Louis 2018}) 15... Bb7 16. Bh7+ Kh8 17. Be4 cxd4 18. Nxd4 Bxe4 19. Qxe4 Nc5 {LiveBook: 8 Games} 20. Qc2 a5 21. h3 Qb7 22. Rc1 Rfd8 {The position is equal.} 23. Nb3 $146 Na6 24. Nd4 Nc5 25. Nb3 Na6 26. a3 a4 27. Nd4 Nc5 28. b4 axb3 $1 29. Nxb3 Nxb3 30. Qxb3 Rdc8 31. Rxc8+ Rxc8 32. Rxc8+ Qxc8 33. Qxb6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] [#] Endgame Strongly threatening a4. KQ-KQ} Qc1+ 34. Kh2 {Black must now prevent a4.} Qxa3 35. Qb8+ Kh7 36. Qf4 Kg8 37. Qb8+ Kh7 38. Qf4 Kg8 39. Qb8+ {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 79%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Jumabayev, Rinat"] [Black "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A33"] [WhiteElo "2621"] [BlackElo "2600"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,78,-14,0,-10,-9,-14,-10,-16,-11,-8,0,0,0,4,7,0,0,0,1,22,20,22,59,-9, -8,-17,-31,-12,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,28,15,21,20,22,20,53,42,56,-74,0,0,0,-87, -72,-576,-576,-576,-576,-29992,-29993,-29993,-29994]} 1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. a3 d5 7. cxd5 {A33: Symmetrical English: 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e6 5 Nc3 Nc6} exd5 8. e3 (8. Bg5 Bc5 9. e3 Bxd4 10. exd4 O-O 11. Be2 h6 12. Bh4 Qd6 13. Bg3 Qe7 14. O-O Bf5 15. Re1 Qd7 16. Bf3 { 1/2-1/2 (33) Navara,D (2737)-Anand,V (2783) Saint Louis 2017}) 8... Bd6 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. Nf3 Be6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 11. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. O-O O-O 12. h3 Rc8 {1/2-1/2 (85) Vakhidov,J (2586)-Lorparizangeneh,S (2468) Guilan 2016}) 11... O-O 12. Bb2 a6 13. Be2 Rc8 14. O-O Bb8 15. Rc1 Qd6 16. Na4 Ne4 17. b4 Bg4 {Threatens to win with ...Bxf3.} 18. g3 $1 Bh3 19. Re1 $1 Ba7 20. Nc3 Qh6 21. Nxe4 (21. Nxd5 $14 Qe6 22. Qd3) 21... dxe4 $11 22. Nd2 Rcd8 23. Rc2 f5 { aiming for ...f4!} 24. Qc1 f4 25. exf4 e3 $1 {[%cal Re3f2]} 26. Bc4+ Kh8 27. Rxe3 Bxe3 28. fxe3 Rd7 29. Be2 Qe6 30. Nf3 {Black must now prevent Ng5.} h6 31. Kf2 Bf5 32. Rc5 Be4 33. Ne5 {[#]} (33. Rh5 $14 {stays ahead.} Bd3 34. Ng5) 33... Nxe5 (33... Qh3 $1 $17 {[%cal Rh3h2]} 34. Nxd7 Qxh2+ 35. Kf1 (35. Ke1 Qxg3+ 36. Kd2 Rd8 $17) 35... Qg2+ 36. Ke1 Qxg3+ 37. Kd2 Rd8) 34. Rxe5 ({Reject } 34. Bxe5 Qh3 $17) 34... Qh3 $1 {[%cal Rh3h2]} 35. Qg1 (35. Rxe4 $11 {keeps the balance.} Qxh2+ 36. Kf3 Qh5+ 37. Kf2 Qh2+ 38. Kf3 Qh5+ 39. Kf2 Qh2+) 35... Rd2 $40 {[%mdl 128] Black goes for the king.} 36. Bc1 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (36. Bc3 $17 {prevents the worst.} Rc2 37. Rxe4 Rxc3 38. Qg2) 36... Rxe2+ $1 $19 { [%mdl 512]} 37. Kxe2 Qg4+ 38. Kd2 Rd8+ 39. Kc3 Qe2 {Precision: White = 56%, Black = 59%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Sevian, Samuel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C65"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2613"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "145"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,144,-4,0,-20,-23,-10,-32,-32,15,0,9,-3,0,-10,-1,-52,-47,-47,-43,-67, -59,-62,-60,-57,-57,-57,-55,-47,-36,-60,-47,-65,-58,-56,-47,-47,-27,-34,-29, -31,-32,-36,-29,-19,0,0,0,-18,0,0,0,0,50,55,42,43,49,52,47,0,0,0,0,-19,8,8,8,8, 10,10,10,12,12,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,8,-8,0,0,8,8,8,-8,8,8,8,8,8,8, 8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 d6 5. O-O g6 6. c4 Bg7 7. Nc3 O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games. C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5} 8. Be3 $146 ( {Predecessor:} 8. h3 Nd4 9. Nxd4 exd4 10. Ne2 Nd7 11. Ba4 Nc5 12. Bc2 a5 13. Rb1 f5 14. exf5 Bxf5 15. Ng3 {1/2-1/2 (22) Gomez Garrido,C (2553)-Ortega Amarelle,M (2466) Varadero 2016}) 8... Ng4 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bd2 f5 11. Bg5 Nf6 12. Nd5 fxe4 13. dxe4 Bg4 {White should prevent ...Nd4.} 14. c5 (14. Bxc6 $11 bxc6 15. Ne3) 14... Bxf3 $15 15. Qxf3 Nd4 16. Qd3 c6 17. Nxf6+ Bxf6 18. Bc4+ Kg7 19. Bxf6+ Qxf6 20. cxd6 Qxd6 21. Rad1 Rad8 22. a3 g5 23. Qe3 Qg6 24. f3 Rf4 25. Rd2 h5 26. Rdf2 Rdf8 27. b4 Qh6 28. a4 Qd6 29. b5 Qc5 30. Bd3 Kh7 {[%cal Rc6b5]} 31. bxc6 bxc6 32. Kh1 Qe7 33. g3 {[%cal Bg2g3,Bg3f4][%mdl 32]} R4f7 34. f4 gxf4 35. gxf4 {Hoping for f5.} Qh4 {[%cal Rf7f4]} 36. Qg3 (36. f5 {with more complications.} Rg7 37. a5 Qg4 38. Bc4 Rf6 39. Be2) 36... Qxg3 {The position is equal.} 37. hxg3 Rg7 38. Rg2 h4 39. gxh4 {White wants to play f5.} Rxg2 40. Kxg2 exf4 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 41. Kh3 Kh6 42. e5 {Threatens to win with Rg1.} f3 43. Rg1 f2 $1 {[%cal Rf2g1]} 44. Rg6+ Kh5 $132 {[%mdl 2048] Black has counterplay} 45. Rf6 Rxf6 46. exf6 {KB-KN} f1=Q+ 47. Bxf1 Kg6 48. Kg4 (48. Bc4 {keeps more tension.} Kxf6 49. Kg4 a5 50. Bd3 Nb3 51. Bc2) 48... Kxf6 49. Bc4 Nf5 50. Ba6 (50. Ba2 {is interesting.} c5 51. Bb1 Nd6 52. h5 Kg7 53. Kg5) 50... Nd4 51. Kh5 Ne6 52. Bc4 {[#] Strongly threatening Bxe6.} Ng7+ 53. Kg4 Nf5 54. Bd3 Nd6 55. Kh5 Kg7 (55... Nf5 $5 56. Kg4 $8 Nd6 $14) 56. Kg5 Nb7 57. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Nc5 58. Bc2 a5 59. h6+ Kh8 60. Kf6 Nd7+ 61. Kf7 Nc5 62. Kg6 Kg8 63. Kf6 Kh8 64. Kg6 Kg8 65. Kf5 Kh7 66. Kg5+ Kg8 67. Kg6 Kh8 68. h7 Nxa4 69. Bxa4 c5 70. Bb3 c4 71. Bxc4 a4 72. Bd5 $1 a3 73. Ba2 $2 {[%mdl 8192] Precision: White = 55%, Black = 64%.} (73. Kf5) 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Prohaszka, Peter"] [Black "Zherebukh, Yaroslav"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E94"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2628"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "67"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,67,49,106,108,101,104,121,92,90,91,85,86,111,92,115,108,114,127,151, 144,181,183,239,239,237,228,228,220,219,220,220,225,289,267,471,485,437,283, 535,540,531,529,521,486,1886,1905,1846,1809]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Na6 8. Be3 Ng4 9. Bg5 f6 10. Bc1 f5 {E94: Königsindisch (Klassisches System)} (10... c6 11. h3 Nh6 12. c5 exd4 13. Bxa6 dxc5 14. Na4 Qe7 15. Qc2 bxa6 16. Bxh6 Bxh6 17. Nxc5 Rd8 18. Rad1 Bf8 19. b4 { 1/2-1/2 (39) Navara,D (2672)-Svidler,P (2746) Baku 2008}) 11. exf5 exd4 { LiveBook: 3 Partien} (11... Bxf5 $14 12. Bg5 Qe8) 12. Bg5 $16 ({Ein No Go ist} 12. Nxd4 $6 Nxh2 13. Re1 (13. Kxh2 Qh4+ 14. Kg1 Bxd4 $11) 13... gxf5 $14) 12... Qe8 {Weiß steht besser.} 13. Nxd4 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13. Nd5 gxf5 14. Re1 Kh8 15. Nxd4 Qg6 16. Be7 Rg8 17. h3 Nf6 18. Bf3 {1-0 (27) Fressinet,L (2628) -McShane,L (2614) Germany 2007}) 13... gxf5 14. h3 Nf6 15. Re1 {Und weiter mit Sd5 wäre nett.} Qg6 16. Bf4 Nc5 17. Bf3 Bd7 18. Ndb5 Rfc8 19. Re7 Bf8 20. Re3 $1 {zielt auf b4 ab.} Kh8 {[#]} 21. Nd5 $1 Ne6 {[#]} (21... Bxb5 {war angesagt. } 22. cxb5 Qf7 23. Nxf6 Qxf6) 22. Rxe6 $1 $18 Bxe6 23. Ndxc7 Bxc4 24. Bxb7 Rxc7 25. Nxc7 Rb8 26. Bf3 Rxb2 27. Qd4 ({Weniger gut wäre} 27. Bxd6 Rxf2 28. Bxf8 Rf1+ 29. Qxf1 Bxf1 $14) 27... Rxa2 $2 (27... Rc2 28. Nd5 Bxd5 29. Bxd5 Qg7) 28. Rb1 Bg8 29. Bd5 Rc2 $2 (29... Re2 30. Bxg8 Re4 31. Qxa7 Kxg8) 30. Rb8 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Bg7 31. Bxg8 Nxg8 32. Qd5 {[%csl Gd5][%cal Rb8g8]} Bf6 (32... Ba1 $142 33. Ne6 (33. Qxd6 Qxd6 34. Bxd6 Kg7 $16) 33... Re2) 33. Ne8 Rb2 34. Ra8 {Precision: Weiß = 83%, Schwarz = 46%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "10"] [White "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Black "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2641"] [BlackElo "2618"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,98,6,20,17,15,9,16,12,14,31,29,54,46,54,60,50,3,8,7,22,18,19,0,0,0,0, 0,-7,-11,0,0,0,-12,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,-8,-69,-8,-22,0,0,0, -294,-293,-29984,-29985,-29985,-29986,-29986,-29987,-29987,-29988,-29988, -29989]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. Be3 Qa5 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. Rb1 a6 11. Rc1 cxd4 12. cxd4 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 f5 14. e5 {D85: Exchange Grünfeld: Unusual White 7th moves and lines with 7 Nf3} O-O 15. Bc4+ e6 16. Ke2 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} Bd7 17. h4 Rfc8 (17... Rac8 18. Bd2 h6 19. Bb3 Kf7 20. Rhg1 Rfd8 21. g4 Ne7 {0-1 (53) So, W (2815)-Giri,A (2785) chess.com INT 2017}) 18. Ng5 {[%cal Bf3g5,Bg5h3,Bh3f2] [%mdl 32]} Nd8 19. Bb3 h6 20. Nh3 Rxc1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 20... a5 21. Nf4 g5 22. hxg5 hxg5 {1/2-1/2 (31) Beckmann,M-Morozov,D (2465) ICCF email 2017}) 21. Rxc1 {Strongly threatening Rc7.} Rc8 $1 22. Rxc8 Bxc8 23. f4 Bf8 24. Nf2 Bd7 25. d5 exd5 $1 26. Bxd5+ Be6 27. Bxe6+ Nxe6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 28. g3 Kf7 29. Kd3 Bb4 30. Bd2 Nc5+ 31. Kc2 Bxd2 32. Kxd2 {KN-KN} Ke6 33. Ke3 Kd5 34. g4 $1 {Threatening h5.} h5 35. gxf5 gxf5 36. Nd3 Ne6 37. Nf2 b5 38. Nh1 $1 b4 39. Ng3 Ng7 {White should prevent ...a5.} 40. Kd3 a5 {With the idea ... a4.} 41. Nf1 ({White should play} 41. Kc2 $11) 41... a4 (41... Ne6 $15 42. Ne3+ Kc5 43. Nxf5 Nxf4+ 44. Ke4 Nd5) 42. Ng3 $1 a3 {Hoping for ...b3!} 43. Kc2 Kc4 44. e6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (44. Nf1 $11 {and White stays safe.}) 44... Nxe6 $19 45. Nxh5 $2 (45. Nxf5 $19 Nxf4 46. Ng3) 45... Nd4+ {Black mates.} 46. Kb1 {[#]} b3 $1 {[%cal Bb4b3,Bb3b2][%mdl 32]} 47. Ng3 {[#]} b2 $1 48. h5 Nb5 49. Ne2 Kd3 {Precision: White = 67%, Black = 69%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic A 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "11"] [White "Durarbayli, Vasif"] [Black "Akobian, Varuzhan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C01"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2641"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "123"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,123,-6,-10,-19,7,4,16,15,21,9,14,-4,0,0,11,10,32,19,33,27,26,26,27,21, 34,6,45,0,0,-184,-186,-187,-171,-211,-190,-210,-162,-141,-57,-24,-32,-41,-47, -25,-38,-50,-60,-57,-75,-97,0,-17,0,-1,2,5,12,15,120,118,129,129,90,12,12,-8, -8,-8,20,-9,0,-8,8,8,20,18,18,0,24,0,56,10,10,10,10,8,8,8,10,10,10,10,10,10,8, 0,20,0,0,0,11,0,0,0,0,0,0,-8,22,22,22,22,22,22,492,492]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. Bd3 c5 {LiveBook: 10 Games} 6. c3 {C01: French: Exchange Variation} Nc6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. O-O {The position is equal.} cxd4 9. cxd4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Qe1+ Be7 10. Nxd4 O-O 11. h3 Nxd4 12. cxd4 Bh5 13. Nc3 Bg6 {1-0 (47) Olsarova,T (2244)-Kriebel,T (2393) Pardubice 2012}) 9... Be7 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qb3 Na5 13. Qa4 a6 14. Rac1 b5 15. Qc2 Nc4 16. Ne5 Qb6 17. Ndf3 (17. Bxc4 dxc4 18. Be3 Qc7 $15) (17. Ndxc4 bxc4 18. Be2 Bxe2 $17) 17... Rac8 18. Qb1 (18. Bxc4 bxc4 19. Rfe1 Rfe8 $15) (18. Bf5 $5 {[%cal Rf5c8]} ) 18... Bd6 19. Bf5 $2 (19. Bg5 $11 {and White has nothing to worry.} Bxe5 20. Nxe5) 19... Bxf3 $1 $19 20. Bxc8 {[#]} Be4 $1 {[%cal Re4b1]} 21. Qa1 Rxc8 22. b3 Nh5 23. bxc4 Nxf4 (23... dxc4 $17 24. Nd7 Qc7 25. Bxd6 Qxd6) 24. c5 $15 {[#] } Bxc5 $1 25. Rxc5 Rxc5 26. dxc5 Qxc5 27. Nd7 Qd6 {White must now prevent ... Qg6.} 28. Qe5 $1 {[%cal Re5e8]} Qxe5 29. Nxe5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRN-KBN} d4 ({And not} 29... Nxg2 30. Rc1 $16) (29... Bxg2 $17 30. Re1 f6) 30. Rd1 f6 31. Nd7 Bxg2 {Hoping for ...Bf3.} 32. Kh2 d3 33. Kg3 g5 (33... Bxh3 $11 {keeps the balance.} 34. Nxf6+ gxf6) 34. Nxf6+ $16 Kf7 35. Nxh7 Kg6 36. Nf8+ ({White should try} 36. h4 $16 Kf5 37. Nxg5 (37. hxg5 Bd5 $14)) 36... Kf5 $11 37. Nd7 Bd5 ({Don't play} 37... Bxh3 $6 38. Nc5 $16) 38. Nc5 Bc4 39. Nxa6 Bxa2 { And now ...Bb3 would win.} 40. Nb4 Bc4 {aiming for ...Ke4.} 41. Kf3 Ke5 42. Ke3 Kd6 43. Kd4 Ke6 44. Ke3 Kf6 ({Black should play} 44... Kd6 $11) 45. Ke4 { Threatens to win with h4!} (45. h4 $5) 45... Nxh3 46. Ke3 Nf4 47. Rh1 Kf5 48. Rh8 Ng2+ 49. Kd2 Nf4 50. Re8 Kg4 51. Re3 Kf5 52. Re8 g4 53. Rf8+ Ke4 54. Rf6 Kf3 55. Nc6 Ke4 56. Rf8 Nh3 57. Nb4 Ng5 58. Kc3 Nf3 {Threatening ...d2.} 59. Re8+ Kf4 60. Nxd3+ Bxd3 61. Kxd3 {Strongly threatening Re4+.} b4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (61... Nh4 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 62. Re4+ {Precision: White = 53%, Black = 36%.} 1-0
Final
Rank Name Score M/F Rating TPR W-We 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 GM Akobian, Varuzhan 6.0 M 2647 2753 +1.26 1 1 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ ½
2 GM Durarbayli, Vasif 6.0 M 2623 2756 +1.58 1 1 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½
3 GM Sevian, Samuel 5.5 M 2619 2711 +1.15 1 ½ 1 ½ 0 1 ½ ½ ½
4 GM Xiong, Jeffery 4.5 M 2665 2626 -0.48 1 0 0 ½ 1 0 ½ 1 ½
5 GM Zherebukh, Yaroslav 4.5 M 2640 2629 -0.15 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ 1 0
6 GM Bok, Benjamin 4.5 M 2640 2629 -0.15 ½ ½ 0 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½
7 GM Prohaszka, Peter 4.0 M 2613 2589 -0.26 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ 1
8 GM Indjic, Aleksandar 4.0 M 2600 2590 -0.07 0 0 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 1
9 GM Fridman, Daniel 3.5 M 2639 2549 -1.13 0 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½ ½ ½ ½
10 GM Jumabayev, Rinat 2.5 M 2612 2466 -1.75 0 ½ 0 0 1 0 ½ ½ 0
Generated by Swiss Master for Windows on 23-05-2018 at 15:27

St Louis Summer Chess Classic 2018 (Saint Louis USA) Tue 15th May 2018 - Wed 23rd May 2018 - Official Site - Results - Live

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2018 Summer Chess Classic B FINAL

Round 9 of Summer Chess Classic B 2018, Saint Louis

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[Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Dragun, Kamil"] [Black "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E16"] [WhiteElo "2591"] [BlackElo "2484"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "141"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Nbd2 c5 7. a3 Bxd2+ 8. Qxd2 cxd4 {E16: Queen's Indian: 4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Bb4+} 9. Qxd4 Nc6 10. Qh4 {LiveBook: 10 Games} Ne5 (10... Rc8 $11 {remains equal.}) 11. Nxe5 $16 Bxg2 12. Rg1 Qc7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Bb7 13. Bg5 Qc7 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Qxf6 Rf8 16. Rc1 {1-0 (38) Xu,Y (2523)-Zhou,W (2635) China 2016}) 13. Ng4 Nxg4 14. Qxg4 Bb7 15. Qxg7 O-O-O 16. Be3 d6 17. Qc3 e5 18. Rc1 Kb8 19. f3 Qd7 20. Qb4 (20. a4 $16) 20... Rc8 21. Rd1 Rc6 22. a4 Qe6 23. b3 f5 24. a5 bxa5 25. Qxa5 Ra6 26. Qc3 Re8 27. Ra1 Rxa1+ 28. Qxa1 a6 29. Qd1 h5 30. Qd2 Rg8 31. Kf2 h4 32. Bg5 hxg3+ 33. hxg3 Rh8 34. Rd1 Rh5 (34... f4 $16) 35. Bh4 $18 Rh6 36. Qg5 {Black must now prevent Qd8+.} e4 37. Qf4 {Strongly threatening Be7!} Ka8 38. b4 Rh8 39. Qxd6 Qxc4 40. Qd4 Qxd4+ 41. Rxd4 exf3 42. exf3 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rc8 43. Bg5 Rc2+ 44. Bd2 Rb2 {[#]} (44... Bc8 $16 45. Ke3 Kb7) 45. g4 $1 $18 fxg4 46. fxg4 Bc8 47. g5 Bf5 48. Rd5 Be4 (48... Bb1 $16 {might work better.} 49. Rd6 Kb7) 49. Rd6 Kb7 50. Ke3 Bc6 51. g6 Rb3+ 52. Kf4 Rf3+ 53. Kg4 Rf2 54. Bf4 Bb5 55. Rd4 {[#] Hoping for g7.} Ba4 56. g7 Bb3 57. Rd8 Rg2+ 58. Bg3 Rb2 59. Kf3 Kc6 $2 (59... Bc4 60. Bf4 Be2+ 61. Kg3 Bc4) 60. Be1 Rb1 61. Kf2 $2 (61. Ke2 Bc4+ 62. Kf2 Rb2+ 63. Kf3) 61... Rb2+ 62. Kf1 Bc4+ 63. Kg1 {And now Rc8+ would win.} Rb1 $2 (63... Kb5 64. g8=Q Bxg8 65. Rxg8 Re2 66. Rg5+ Kc4 67. Rg4+ Kd5) 64. Kf2 {Rc8+ is the strong threat.} Rb2+ 65. Kf3 Rb3+ 66. Kf4 {Threatening mate with Rc8+.} Kb5 67. g8=Q Bxg8 68. Rxg8 Kc4 $2 ( 68... Rd3 69. Rg5+ Kc4 70. Rc5+ Kb3) 69. Ke4 {White is clearly winning.} Rb1 70. Rc8+ Kb5 71. Bd2 {Precision: White = 73%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Belous, Vladimir"] [Black "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D47"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2530"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "50"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,50,14,14,30,42,37,18,19,22,31,27,20,18,35,22,7,33,37,27,30,12,0,0,17, 0,7,7,65,0,5,-410,-404,-402,-387]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 d5 3. c4 c6 4. e3 e6 5. Nc3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Be2 Bb7 9. O-O a6 10. e4 b4 {D47: Semi-Slav: Meran System} (10... c5 11. d5 exd5 12. e5 Ne4 13. Nxd5 Nb6 14. Nxb6 Qxb6 15. Be3 Be7 16. a4 Qc6 17. e6 Nd6 18. axb5 axb5 19. Rxa8+ Bxa8 {0-1 (28) Aleksandrov,A (2615)-Bukavshin,I (2657) Khanty-Mansiysk 2015}) 11. e5 bxc3 12. exf6 Nxf6 {The position is equal.} 13. bxc3 Bd6 14. Rb1 Qc7 15. c4 {c5 is the strong threat.} c5 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Bf4 Qc8 18. Ne5 $146 {[#] Hoping for Rxb7. } ({Predecessor:} 18. Bd6) 18... O-O 19. Bf3 Ra7 20. Qe2 Nd7 21. Nd3 Bxf3 22. Qxf3 Be7 (22... Qa8 $11) 23. c5 ({White should play} 23. Rfc1 $14) 23... e5 $1 $11 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5f4][%mdl 32]} 24. Qe3 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (24. Rfe1 $11 { and White has nothing to worry.} Bxc5 25. Nxe5 (25. Bxe5 Nxe5 26. Rxe5 Rc7 $11) ) 24... Bxc5 $19 25. Nxc5 exf4 {Precision: White = 46%, Black = 70%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D15"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "146"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,146,14,16,29,25,21,18,57,48,82,37,39,30,30,5,18,2,10,8,30,38,37,36, 40,27,10,14,15,-91,-97,-116,-54,-72,-46,-52,-31,-90,-102,-131,-48,-60,-47,-44, -57,-47,-51,-109,-101,-101,-93,-106,-96,-90,-92,-93,-98,-89,-100,-88,-91,-92, -40,-53,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28,-28, -59,-59,-59,-59,-59,-8,-31,-30,-37,-37,-59,-59,-58,-59,-52,-52,-59,-59,-59,-59, -59,-59,-59,-59,-59,-59,-59,-59,-59,-45,-59,-17,-59,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8, -8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 a6 5. Qc2 g6 6. e4 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} dxe4 7. Nxe4 Bg7 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O {LiveBook: 4 Games} Bf5 10. Nxf6+ Bxf6 11. Qb3 Qc7 12. h3 Nd7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... c5 13. d5 {1-0 (36) Grischuk,A (2795) -Morozevich,A (2724) Moscow 2014}) 13. Rd1 b5 14. Bh6 Rfc8 15. c5 Be6 16. Qe3 Bd5 17. Bf4 Qa7 18. a4 Qb7 19. b4 Nf8 20. Ra3 Ne6 21. Be5 Rd8 22. Nh2 {[#]} ( 22. a5 $11) 22... Bxe5 $1 $17 23. dxe5 Bc4 ({Black should play} 23... a5 $17 24. bxa5 b4) 24. Nf3 $15 Rxd1+ 25. Bxd1 Rd8 26. Bc2 {[#]} (26. Be2 $15) 26... a5 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]} 27. Qe1 (27. bxa5 b4) 27... bxa4 (27... Bd5 $17 28. Bd1 Rb8 29. axb5 axb4) 28. Rxa4 $15 axb4 29. Rxb4 Qa6 30. Qc3 Bd5 31. Be4 ({ Better is} 31. Nd4 $15) 31... Bxe4 $17 32. Rxe4 Rd1+ 33. Re1 Rd5 34. Ra1 Qe2 35. Qb4 Rd1+ ({Weaker is} 35... Nxc5 36. Qb8+ Kg7 37. Ra8 $18) 36. Rxd1 Qxd1+ 37. Kh2 Qd5 38. Qb8+ Kg7 (38... Nf8 $17 39. Qa7 Nd7) 39. Qa7 $1 $15 Qxc5 (39... Qd8 {looks sharper.} 40. Qb7 Qe8 41. Qa7 Kf8 42. Kg1 h6) 40. Qxc5 Nxc5 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KN-KN} 41. Nd4 Nd3 42. Nxc6 Nxf2 43. Nxe7 Nd3 44. Nc6 Kf8 45. g4 Ke8 46. Kg3 Kd7 47. Nd4 Nxe5 48. h4 f6 49. Kf4 Nc6 50. Nb5 Ke6 (50... Nd8 $15) 51. Nc7+ Kd6 52. Nb5+ Ke7 53. Ke4 Nd8 54. Nc7 Ne6 55. Nd5+ Kf7 56. Ne3 Nc7 57. Ng2 Ke6 58. Nf4+ Kd6 59. Ne2 Ne6 60. Nc3 Ng7 61. Kf4 h6 62. Ne4+ Ke6 63. Nc3 h5 64. Ne2 Kd5 (64... Kd6 $15) 65. Kg3 $1 $11 {The position is equal.} Ne6 {next ...Ke4 is good for Black.} 66. gxh5 gxh5 67. Kf2 Ng7 {Threatening ... Ke5.} 68. Kf3 Ke5 {Threatens to win with ...Nf5.} 69. Ng3 f5 {...f4 is the strong threat.} 70. Ne2 Ne6 {Strongly threatening ...f4.} 71. Ng3 $1 Nf4 72. Kf2 Ng6 73. Nxh5 Nxh4 {Precision: White = 63%, Black = 68%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Black "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2532"] [BlackElo "2580"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,60,-14,-23,-8,-16,-15,-14,-10,-22,-14,-28,0,0,0,0,0,0,13,5,10,10,7,0, 0,2,6,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 { [%cal Bd7d5,Bd5c4,Bc4c3][%mdl 32]} 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Nbd2 dxc4 6. Qc2 {E01: Catalan: Early deviations} b5 7. a4 c6 8. Bg2 a5 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 {LiveBook: 5 Games} c3 11. Nb1 $1 bxa4 12. bxa4 Bb7 13. Rd1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13. Nxc3 c5 14. dxc5 Nbd7 15. Rd1 Qe7 16. Nb5 {1/2-1/2 (16) Yu,Y (2749)-Yilmaz,M (2630) Khanty-Mansiysk 2017}) 13... c5 14. Nxc3 Na6 (14... Nbd7 {feels hotter.} 15. dxc5 Qe7 16. Nb5 Be4 17. Qb2 Nxc5 18. Be3 Rad8) 15. Bg5 {The position is equal. } cxd4 16. Nxd4 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 Bxc3 18. Qxc3 {Strongly threatening Nxe6!} Ne4 $1 {[%cal Re4c3]} 19. Qe3 Nxg5 20. Nf3 Qe7 {[#] ...Nxf3 is the strong threat.} 21. Qxg5 Qxg5 22. Nxg5 Nc5 23. Nf3 Rfd8 24. Rdb1 Rab8 25. Rxb8 Rxb8 $11 {KRN-KRN} 26. Ne5 f6 27. Nc4 Rb4 28. Nxa5 Rxa4 29. Rxa4 Nxa4 30. e4 Nc5 {Precision: White = 83%, Black = 74%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.15"] [Round "1"] [White "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Black "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C15"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2563"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,79,17,17,20,24,31,17,16,0,0,0,36,-17,36,34,38,50,78,54,85,48,52,44, 50,52,54,52,54,54,54,53,54,54,54,41,74,46,55,25,28,21,60,57,61,61,72,58,68,58, 58,50,58,42,17,0,0,0,0,0,8,0,7,0,6,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. a3 Ba5 7. Nge2 Nge7 8. O-O O-O 9. Na4 {LiveBook: 6 Games. C01: French: Exchange Variation} (9. Bg5 f6 10. Be3 Bf5 11. Nf4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Qd7 13. c4 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 Rad8 15. Rab1 b6 16. Rb5 dxc4 17. Qxc4+ {0-1 (48) Hou, Y (2680)-Mamedyarov,S (2804) Wijk aan Zee 2018}) 9... Bf5 10. Bf4 Qc8 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 10... Bxd3 11. Qxd3 Ng6 12. Bg3 Bb6 13. Nxb6 axb6 14. Nc3 Qd7 15. Rfe1 Rac8 16. Re2 {1/2-1/2 (23) Alarcia Astiz,C (2331)-Martin Duque,J (2233) Madrid 2014}) 11. b4 {White is slightly better.} Bb6 12. Nxb6 axb6 13. Re1 Qd7 14. Qd2 (14. Bb5 $14) 14... Rfe8 (14... Bxd3 $11 15. Qxd3 Rfe8) 15. Bb5 $14 Ng6 16. Bg3 Re7 17. a4 {[%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} Qc8 18. Bxc6 bxc6 19. a5 Qa6 20. Nf4 Rxe1+ 21. Qxe1 Bxc2 22. Nxg6 Bxg6 23. Bxc7 bxa5 24. bxa5 Qc8 25. Bd6 h6 26. h3 Qd7 27. Be5 f6 28. Bf4 Qf5 29. Bd6 Qd3 30. Qb4 Kh7 31. Bc5 Qa6 32. Bb6 Re8 33. Qc3 Re6 34. Bc7 Bd3 35. Re1 {The position is equal.} Qc4 36. Rc1 Qxc3 37. Rxc3 Bb5 38. Ra3 {[#] aiming for a6.} Ba6 39. Rb3 Bb5 40. Ra3 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Dragun, Kamil"] [Black "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E17"] [WhiteElo "2591"] [BlackElo "2354"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "141"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,141,12,8,19,11,8,20,54,56,150,143,138,0,0,0,50,0,98,90,121,121,119, 115,124,123,142,141,141,141,141,141,141,133,134,134,134,161,166,150,133,107, 107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,0, 107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,107,13,13,0,14,14,14,14,14,14,20,21,28, 28,206,206,29962,29963,29962,29959,29959,29959,29958,29960,29955,29956,29943, 29947,29941,12771,2893,121,121,121,29976,29976,29976,29977,29977,29978,29978, 29978,29979,29979,29979,29980]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nc3 Ne4 7. Bd2 Bf6 8. O-O O-O 9. Rc1 d6 10. d5 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Bxc3 12. Rxc3 e5 13. e4 a5 14. b3 {LiveBook: 3 Games. E18: Queen's Indian: Old Main Line (4 g3 Bb7 5 Bg2 Be7 6 0-0 0-0 7 Nc3)} (14. Nd2 Nd7 15. f4 Qe7 16. Nf3 f6 17. Re1 Nc5 18. Rce3 Bc8 19. Qc2 Bd7 20. b3 Rfb8 21. a3 b5 22. cxb5 Rxb5 { 1-0 (55) Nakamura,H (2785)-Anton Guijarro,D (2650) Caleta 2017}) 14... Nd7 15. Ne1 Qe7 16. Nc2 {The position is equal.} g6 17. f4 $146 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5] [%mdl 32]} ({Predecessor:} 17. Re3 Kg7 18. Bh3 Bc8 19. Na3 Nc5 20. Bxc8 Raxc8 21. Nb5 f5 22. exf5 gxf5 {1-0 (53) Renman,N (2425)-Bergstrom,C (2420) Norrkoeping 1988}) 17... f5 ({Black should try} 17... Nf6 $14) 18. exf5 $16 Rxf5 19. Ne3 (19. Re3 $16) 19... Rff8 $11 20. f5 Nf6 21. h4 e4 (21... Bc8 $11) 22. Qd4 Rae8 23. Rc2 $1 $36 {[%cal Rc2f2][%mdl 2048] Strongly threatening Rcf2. White is in control.} Bc8 24. fxg6 hxg6 25. Rcf2 Ng4 26. Nxg4 Bxg4 27. Qxe4 Qxe4 28. Rxf8+ Rxf8 29. Bxe4 Rxf1+ 30. Kxf1 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KB-KB} Kf7 31. Kf2 Kf6 32. Ke3 g5 33. Bc2 gxh4 34. gxh4 Bh5 35. Bd3 Bd1 36. Kf4 Bh5 37. a3 {[%cal Ba2a3,Ba3b4][%mdl 32]} Bd1 38. b4 axb4 39. axb4 Bh5 40. Ke3 Bg4 41. Be2 Bf5 42. Kf4 Bc2 43. Ke3 Bf5 $1 44. Bf3 Bc2 45. Kd4 Bf5 46. Be2 Bc2 47. Bg4 Bb1 48. Kc3 Be4 49. Kb3 (49. Bd1 $16) 49... Bd3 $11 50. Kc3 Bf1 51. Kd4 Kg6 $1 52. Bf3 Kf5 53. Bd1 Kf4 54. Kc3 Ke5 55. Bc2 {Bd3 is the strong threat.} b5 $2 ( 55... Be2 $11 {and Black has nothing to worry.}) 56. cxb5 $18 Kxd5 $2 (56... Bxb5 $18 57. h5 Kf6) 57. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32]} Ke6 58. Bd3 Bg2 59. h6 Kf6 60. Kd4 Bb7 61. Bc2 Kf7 62. Be4 Bc8 63. Kc4 Kf6 64. Bd3 $2 (64. b6 $18 { and White stays clearly on top.} Ba6+ 65. Kd5 (65. b5 Bxb5+ 66. Kxb5 cxb6 $11) 65... cxb6 66. Kxd6) 64... Be6+ $16 65. Kd4 Bb3 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (65... Bf7 $16 66. Bf5 Bb3) 66. Bc4 $1 {[%cal Rc4b3] White mates.} Bd1 67. h7 $1 {[%cal Rh7h8] } Kg7 68. Kd5 Bf3+ {[#]} 69. Ke6 $1 Bg4+ {[#]} 70. Ke7 $1 {[%cal Re7d8]} Bf3 71. Kd7 {Precision: White = 71%, Black = 59%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Black "Belous, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2580"] [BlackElo "2585"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "79"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 11,79,9,27,9,14,19,18,0,15,6,15,15,12,7,23,-13,-18,-16,104,102,105,90, 100,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,48,46,465,465,469,469,468,464,438,392, 406,394,391,329,348,364,344,272,282,0,0,0,0,0,5289,12835,12836,12836,12837, 12837]} 1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d3 Bc5 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O a6 { LiveBook: 5 Games} 7. Nd5 {C55: Two Knights: 4 d3, 4 d4 exd4 5 e5 and Max Lange Attack} Nxd5 8. Bxd5 d6 9. Be3 {The position is equal.} (9. c3 {with more complications.} h6 10. b4 Ba7 11. a4 Qf6 12. Be3) 9... Bxe3 10. fxe3 Ne7 ( 10... Nb8 11. b4 Nd7 12. Qd2 c6 13. Bb3 a5 {1-0 (37) Kramnik,V (2800)-Aronian, L (2794) Berlin 2018}) 11. Bb3 {aiming for Ng5.} Ng6 12. Qe1 Be6 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12... Qe7 13. h4 {0-1 (49) Van Dosselaer,M (1126)-Thurrott,A (1520) LSS email 2009}) 13. h4 Bxb3 14. axb3 f5 (14... h6 $11) 15. exf5 $16 Rxf5 16. Qb4 Rb8 17. e4 (17. Qg4 $16 Qd7 18. h5) 17... Rf7 $11 18. Ng5 Rxf1+ 19. Rxf1 b5 $1 20. Qa5 Rb6 21. b4 h6 22. Qa2+ d5 $1 23. Nf7 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White has some pressure.} Qxh4 24. Qxd5 {Threatening mate with Ng5+.} Kh7 25. Qd8 $1 {[%cal Rd8h4]} ({Much weaker is} 25. Nxe5 Nf4 $17) 25... Qg4 {White must now prevent ...Re6.} 26. Rf3 $1 {Nxh6! is the strong threat.} (26. Qxc7 $2 Re6 $19) 26... Re6 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (26... Qh4 $14) 27. Nxh6 $1 $18 { [%mdl 512]} Kxh6 (27... gxh6 28. Rf7#) 28. Rh3+ Qxh3 29. gxh3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KQ-KRN} Rc6 30. c3 Rd6 31. Qxc7 Rxd3 32. Qb6 Kg5 33. Qxa6 Nf4 34. Qxb5 Kh4 {intending ...Kg3.} 35. Qxd3 $2 (35. Kf2 $18 g5 36. Qe8 (36. Qxe5 Rd2+ 37. Kg1 Rd1+ 38. Kh2 Rd2+ 39. Kg1 Rd1+ 40. Kh2 Rd2+ 41. Kg1 $11) 36... Rxh3 37. Qe7 ) 35... Nxd3 $11 36. b5 $1 {[%cal Bb4b5,Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32] Hoping for b4.} Nc5 ({But not} 36... Kxh3 $2 37. b4 $18) 37. b6 {Threatens to win with b4.} Nd7 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (37... Kg3 $11) 38. b7 $18 {White is clearly winning.} Kg3 { [#]} 39. c4 $1 {[%cal Bc3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} Kf4 {[#]} 40. c5 $1 {[%mdl 512] Precision: White = 60%, Black = 57%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A34"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2532"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,75,4,13,23,13,19,13,14,11,76,89,71,83,74,75,73,72,82,27,36,54,56,36, 42,0,0,-38,-38,-22,-32,-27,0,0,0,0,0,-60,-56,-78,-19,-13,0,-20,-27,-31,-44,-54, 0,0,0,-51,0,0,0,-44]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Nc7 7. O-O e5 8. Ne1 Bd7 9. Nd3 Bd6 {A34: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3, lines with ...d5} 10. Ne4 Qe7 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Rad8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Rae8 13. Rc1 b6 14. b4 Nxb4 15. Nxb4 cxb4 16. d4 Bb5 17. Qc2 {1-0 (27) Kharlov,A (2638)-Korotylev,A (2564) Moscow 2002}) 13. Rc1 { [%cal Rd3c5]} Ne6 14. f4 exf4 15. gxf4 {[%cal Bg3f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Bc7 (15... f5 $11 16. Nxd6 Qxd6) 16. e3 $16 ({But not} 16. Nexc5 $6 Nxc5 17. Nxc5 Bb6 $11) 16... b6 17. f5 Qh4 18. Ng3 $1 Ng5 19. Rc4 Qh6 20. Qh5 (20. Nh5 $16 f6 21. h4) 20... Bxg3 21. Qxh6 gxh6 22. hxg3 {Black must now prevent Bf6.} Na5 {[#] ... Bb5 is the strong threat.} 23. Nf4 {aiming for Nd5!} Bxf5 24. Nd5 Rxd5 $1 25. Bxd5 Nxc4 26. bxc4 Be6 27. e4 Bxd5 28. exd5 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Re8 29. Bf6 (29. Kg2 $11) 29... Re2 $1 $15 {[%cal Re2d2]} 30. d3 Kf8 ({Don't blunder} 30... Rxa2 $2 31. d6 $18) (30... Nh3+ $17 31. Kh1 Kf8) 31. Rf5 $11 Re3 32. Kf2 Rxd3 {And now ...Ne4+ would win.} 33. Ke2 $1 {[%cal Re2d3]} Rxg3 { Hoping for ...Ne4.} 34. Re5 $1 Rg2+ 35. Ke3 Rg3+ 36. Ke2 Rg2+ (36... Nf3 $1 $15 37. Re4 {[#]} Nd4+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 38. Bxd4 cxd4) 37. Ke3 Rg3+ 38. Ke2 { Precision: White = 64%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2563"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 12,105,22,15,14,24,24,22,16,2,11,0,10,6,6,6,13,0,0,0,14,27,27,-2,0,0,39, 43,36,39,38,48,34,23,57,59,59,58,54,57,58,54,57,51,72,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,172,172,172,172,172,172,172,172,172,172,172,172, 187,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. O-O a6 6. Qc2 {A13: English Opening: 1...e6} (6. a4 Nc6 7. Qc2 Na5 8. Na3 Qd5 9. Rd1 Bd7 10. d4 Qf5 11. Bd2 Qxc2 12. Nxc2 Nb3 13. Ra2 Bc6 14. Ne5 Bd5 {1/2-1/2 (68) So,W (2810)-Ding,L (2777) Tbilisi 2017}) 6... b5 7. Ne1 {LiveBook: 7 Games} c6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... Nd5 8. d3 cxd3 9. Nxd3 Bb7 10. Rd1 Nd7 11. Nc3 Bd6 12. Nxd5 exd5 13. Nf4 c6 {1/2-1/2 (35) Bocharov,D (2583)-Esipenko,A (2571) Taganrog 2018}) 8. d3 cxd3 9. Nxd3 Be7 10. a4 {[#] aiming for axb5.} Bb7 11. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2b3,Bb3c5][%mdl 32]} O-O 12. Nb3 Nbd7 13. Rd1 Qc7 14. Ndc5 Nxc5 15. Nxc5 Rac8 16. Bf4 e5 17. Bd2 Bxc5 18. Qxc5 Rfe8 19. axb5 axb5 20. Ba5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White is more active.} Qe7 $1 {[%cal Re7c5]} 21. Qxe7 Rxe7 22. Bd8 Rd7 23. Bxf6 $1 Rxd1+ 24. Rxd1 gxf6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} 25. Rd7 Ba8 26. Ra7 $1 Rb8 27. Rc7 Kg7 28. Bxc6 (28. Be4 $16) 28... Bxc6 $11 29. Rxc6 $16 {KR-KR} Rd8 $1 30. Rb6 Rd2 31. Rxb5 Rxe2 32. Kf1 Rc2 33. b4 {[%cal Bb2b4,Bb4b5,Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32]} Rb2 34. Rb8 f5 35. b5 e4 36. b6 Kf6 37. Ke1 Ke7 38. b7 Kf6 39. Kd1 f4 40. Kc1 Rb6 41. Kd2 e3+ $2 (41... Kf5 $11 {and Black stays safe.}) 42. fxe3 $18 fxe3+ 43. Kxe3 Kg7 44. g4 h6 45. Ke4 {Threatens to win with Kd5.} Rb1 46. h3 Rb2 47. h4 Rb1 48. h5 $2 (48. Ke5 $18) 48... Rb2 { The position is equal.} 49. Kf4 Rb4+ 50. Kf5 {[#] Hoping for Ke5.} Rb5+ 51. Ke4 Rb1 52. Kf5 {And now Ke5 would win.} Rb5+ 53. Ke4 {Precision: White = 72%, Black = 83%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.16"] [Round "2"] [White "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Black "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D30"] [WhiteElo "2484"] [BlackElo "2521"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,75,13,14,6,6,0,0,2,43,55,57,36,47,4,43,49,52,45,47,43,49,42,51,32,84, 64,58,55,58,48,48,49,52,51,54,52,54,48,50,32,41,36,56,23,22,22,21,22,22,22,22, 23]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nbd2 Bf5 5. Nh4 Bc8 6. e3 e6 7. Nhf3 Nbd7 8. b3 Bd6 9. Bb2 O-O 10. Bd3 {D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3 } b6 11. O-O Bb7 12. Ne5 (12. Qe2 c5 13. Rad1 Ne4 14. cxd5 exd5 15. Ba6 Bxa6 16. Qxa6 Re8 17. dxc5 Ndxc5 18. Qe2 Rc8 19. Rc1 Bf8 20. Rfd1 Qe7 {1/2-1/2 (45) Radjabov,T (2710)-Ding,L (2773) Moscow 2017}) 12... c5 13. cxd5 Bxd5 {LiveBook: 14 Games} 14. Nxd7 Nxd7 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Qg4 $146 {[%csl Gb2][%cal Rg4g7] [#]} e5 (16... g6 $5 {[%cal Rc5d3]} 17. Be2 Qc7 $11) 17. Bc4 Bb7 18. Rad1 Qe7 19. b4 Nd7 20. Ne4 Bxe4 21. Qxe4 {[#] aiming for Qd5.} Nf6 22. Qf5 Rad8 23. a3 Bb8 24. Bb3 h6 (24... a5 $14) 25. g3 a5 26. bxa5 bxa5 27. Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Rd1 Rxd1+ 29. Bxd1 Qd7 30. Qc2 g6 31. Bf3 Bd6 32. Qc4 Qc7 33. Qb5 Qb8 34. Bb7 Ne4 35. a4 { The position is equal.} Nc5 $1 36. Bc6 Qxb5 37. Bxb5 Kf8 38. Bc3 {Precision: White = 37%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Belous, Vladimir"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2585"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,78,47,54,48,56,71,129,140,141,147,150,150,130,133,127,127,145,90,109, 87,95,74,70,63,65,50,108,101,100,104,183,0,0,-105,143,102,130,93,91,112,102,89, 133,56,44,58,60,51,65,67,72,60,77,0,0,-113,-128,-120,-128,-174,-182,-466,-371, -776,-763,-762,-675,-574,-587,-1840,-1308]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. e4 Bb7 4. f3 d5 (4... g6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bd3 Qh4+ 7. g3 Qf6 8. Be3 Bh6 9. f4 Qe7 10. Nf3 f5 11. O-O Nf6 12. exf5 exf5 {1/2-1/2 (64) Onischuk,A (2672)-Short,N (2698) Poikovsky 2012}) 5. cxd5 exd5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 6. Nc3 {A40: Unusual replies to 1 d4} dxe4 7. fxe4 Ne7 $146 (7... Nf6 $142) ({Predecessor:} 7... Nf6 8. Bd3 c5 9. d5 a6 10. a4 Bd6 11. Nf3 Nbd7 12. O-O {0-1 (51) Rosanov,L (2195)-Karasev,V (2350) Moscow 1996}) 8. Bc4 $16 {Hoping for Qb3.White is better.} Ng6 9. Qb3 Qd7 10. Nge2 Ba6 11. O-O Bxc4 12. Qxc4 c6 13. Bf4 (13. Be3 $142) 13... b5 14. Qb3 a5 15. a4 b4 16. Bxb8 Rxb8 17. e5 Rc8 (17... Rd8 $1 $14) 18. Ne4 Qd5 19. Qh3 Ra8 ( 19... Qe6 $16 {was worth a try.}) 20. Ng5 $2 (20. N4g3 $1 $18) 20... Be7 $11 21. Nxh7 (21. Nxf7 $11 O-O 22. Nd6) 21... Qe6 $2 (21... Nh4 $17 {keeps the pressure on.} 22. g3 Rxh7 23. gxh4 Rxh4) 22. Qh5 $1 $16 {Nf4 is the strong threat.} Kd7 23. Rac1 Kc7 24. Ng3 $1 Qd5 25. Nf5 Rae8 26. Nd6 (26. Kh1 $16) 26... Qxd4+ 27. Kh1 {aiming for Nb5+.} Bxd6 28. exd6+ Kb6 $1 29. Rfd1 $1 { White wants to mate with Rxc6+!} Qe5 30. Qf3 $1 {[%csl LRc6,LRf7]} c5 31. d7 ( 31. Qxf7 $16 Rxh7 32. Qc7+ Ka6 33. Qc6+ Ka7 34. Qxc5+ Qxc5 35. Rxc5) 31... Rxh7 $11 {[%csl Gh7][%cal Re5h2]} 32. g3 (32. h3 $11 {was the only way to keep the balance.} Rd8 33. Qd3 (33. Qxf7 $2 Qe4 $19)) 32... Rd8 $17 {And now ...Rh5 would win.} (32... Qxb2 33. Qc6+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} Kxc6 34. dxe8=Q+ Kc7 35. Qxf7+ Kc8 36. Rxc5+ Kb8 37. Rd8#) 33. Rd5 {[#]} Rxh2+ $1 {[%mdl 512]} 34. Kxh2 Qxb2+ $40 {[%mdl 128] Black goes for the king.} 35. Kh3 $2 {[#]} (35. Kg1 Qxc1+ 36. Rd1) 35... Ne5 $1 $19 ({Not} 35... Qxc1 36. Rd6+ Ka7 {[#]} 37. Ra6+ $1 { [%mdl 512]} Kxa6 38. Qc6+ Ka7 39. Qc7+ Ka6 40. Qc6+ Ka7 41. Qc7+ Ka6 42. Qc6+ $11) 36. Rd6+ $2 (36. Qh5 Qxc1 37. Qxe5 Qh6+ 38. Kg2) 36... Kc7 {( -> ...Rh8+). Black is clearly winning.} 37. Rxc5+ Kxd6 38. Qd5+ Ke7 {[%cal Rd8h8]} 39. Rc8 { intending Qc5+.} Nxd7 {Precision: White = 47%, Black = 67%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Dragun, Kamil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2591"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "129"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,129,-28,-37,-25,-35,14,7,-14,-28,-32,-37,-25,-29,-31,-33,-41,-62,-45, -48,-31,-61,-61,-63,-56,-120,-129,-137,-129,-159,-27,-19,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-6,0,0,0, -14,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-7,5,10,22,36,22,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,9,9,10,10,18,3,3,3,3,3,3, 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. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O c5 5. d3 d5 6. Nbd2 e6 7. e4 Be7 8. Qe2 O-O 9. e5 Nfd7 10. Re1 Nc6 11. h4 Qc7 12. Nf1 Rfc8 {C00: French: Unusual White 2nd moves} (12... Rac8 13. Bf4 Rfe8 14. N1h2 d4 15. h5 Nb4 16. h6 g6 17. Ng4 c4 18. Nxd4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 cxd3 20. cxd3 {1-0 (50) Zablotsky,S (2533)-Yanchenko,R (2384) Vladivostok 2015}) 13. Bf4 d4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... b5 14. Ne3 Nb6 15. Ng4 Qd8 16. h5 h6 17. Qd2 Rc7 18. c3 Rac8 19. Rac1 b4 20. cxb4 Nxb4 { 1/2-1/2 (44) Andersen,J (2303)-Neumann,B (2387) ICCF email 2015}) 14. h5 h6 15. N1d2 Nb4 16. Nc4 Nd5 17. Bd2 Rab8 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has some pressure.} 18. a4 a6 {[%cal Ba7a6,Ba6b5][%mdl 32]} 19. c3 dxc3 20. bxc3 Ba8 21. Nh2 b5 $1 22. axb5 axb5 23. Nd6 ({Better is} 23. Na3 $15) 23... Bxd6 $17 24. exd6 Qxd6 25. Ng4 Qf8 (25... b4 $17 26. cxb4 cxb4) 26. c4 $11 bxc4 27. dxc4 N5f6 28. Nxf6+ Nxf6 29. Bf4 Rb4 30. Bxa8 Rxa8 {[#]} 31. Bd6 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Qc8 (31... Qxd6 32. Rxa8+) 32. Rxa8 Qxa8 33. Bxc5 Ra4 34. Bd4 Ra2 35. Qe5 Kh7 (35... Rc2 { feels hotter.} 36. Qb5 Rd2 37. Bxf6 gxf6 38. Qb4 Qa2) 36. Qc7 Qa5 37. Qxa5 Rxa5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 38. Rc1 {The position is equal.} Nxh5 39. c5 { [%cal Bc4c5,Bc5c6][%mdl 32]} Ra8 40. c6 Rc8 41. c7 Kg6 42. Be5 Nf6 43. Rb1 { [#] And now Rb8 would win.} Nd5 44. Rb8 (44. Rb7 {is more complex.} h5 45. f4 f6 46. Bd6 Kh6 47. Rb8) 44... Rxc7 45. Bxc7 Nxc7 {KR-KN} 46. Kg2 h5 47. f4 Nd5 48. Kf3 Kf6 49. Rb7 g6 50. Ra7 Ne7 51. Rb7 Nf5 52. Ra7 Nh6 53. Ra6 Ng4 54. Ra7 e5 55. fxe5+ Nxe5+ 56. Ke4 {Hoping for Ra6+.} Ng4 57. Kf4 g5+ 58. Ke4 Kg6 59. Ra6+ f6 60. Ra8 Nh6 61. Rb8 Nf5 62. Kf3 Nh6 63. Ke4 Nf5 64. Kf3 Nh6 65. Ke4 { Precision: White = 66%, Black = 67%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Black "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E04"] [WhiteElo "2532"] [BlackElo "2563"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,39,0,0,0,0,0,-26,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 dxc4 5. Bg2 a6 6. O-O Nc6 7. e3 Rb8 8. Nfd2 e5 {E04: Open Catalan: 5 Nf3} 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 10. dxe5 Ng4 11. Nxc4 Be6 12. Qxd8+ Rxd8 13. Nbd2 {LiveBook: 5 Games} Bb4 14. b3 h5 {[#]} 15. h4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15. f3 Bxd2 16. Nxd2 Nxe3 {0-1 (59) Ding,L (2777)-Mamedyarov,S (2799) Huaian 2017}) 15... O-O (15... g5 $5) 16. Nf3 {The position is equal.} Bd5 17. Nfd2 Be6 18. Nf3 Bd5 19. Nfd2 Be6 20. Nf3 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2521"] [BlackElo "2580"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,61,11,9,0,0,0,0,0,2,8,8,0,0,0,0,0,-2,-6,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-6,0,0,0,0, 0,-7,0,-12,0,0]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 c5 8. Nc3 Nc6 9. d4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 cxd4 12. Qxd4 d5 { A30: Symmetrical English: Double Fianchetto and Hedgehog} (12... d6 13. e4 a6 14. Nd5 Rb8 15. a4 Qd7 16. Rfd1 Qb7 17. Rd2 Rfc8 18. Kg1 Rc5 19. Re1 Rbc8 20. Qe3 Nxd5 21. exd5 Bxb2 22. Rxb2 {1-0 (36) Artemiev,V (2692)-Andreikin,D (2708) Sochi 2017}) 13. cxd5 e6 {[%cal Rf6d5] LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} 14. Rad1 Nxd5 15. Qd3 Nxc3 (15... Rc8 {with more complications.} 16. Nxd5 Bxb2 17. Ne3 Qc7 18. Qd7 Qb8) 16. Bxc3 Qxd3 17. Rxd3 Rfc8 18. Bxg7 (18. Bd2 {looks sharper.} Kf8 19. Rd7 Ke8 20. Rb7 Rcb8 21. Rc7) 18... Kxg7 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 19. Rfd1 Rc2 20. R1d2 Rac8 21. h4 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 21. Rd7 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 Rc7 {1/2-1/2 (22) Mundorf,J (2202) -Pfreundt,J (2211) Hannover 2015}) 21... h5 22. e3 Kf6 23. Kf3 Rxd2 (23... b5 { is interesting.} 24. Ke2 a5 25. Rd6 b4 26. Ra6 R8c5) 24. Rxd2 {KR-KR} Ke7 25. Ke2 Rc7 26. Kf3 e5 27. e4 Ke6 28. Ke3 Rc1 29. Kd3 Kd6 30. Rc2 Rxc2 31. Kxc2 { Precision: White = 66%, Black = 53%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.17"] [Round "3"] [White "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Black "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B35"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2484"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "94"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,94,0,17,0,2,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-8,-6,-8,0,0,0,10,22,-20,-29,-53,-64, -108,-40,-77,-78,-154,-163,-263,-266,-259,-262,-251,-241,-250,-246,-268,-268, -247,-255,-444,-444,-444,-444,-403,-395,-555,-533,-981,-678,-1920,-1587,-5369, -5165,-5616,-5101,-5101,-4133,-2097,-1417,-5101,-5093,-5093,-5065,-12795, -11624,-6047,-6047,-29977,-29978]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 Qa5 8. O-O O-O 9. Bb3 d6 10. h3 Bd7 11. f4 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bc6 13. Qd3 Rad8 14. Nd5 {B35: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: main line} (14. Rad1 Nd7 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Kh1 Nc5 17. Qd4+ e5 18. fxe5 Nxb3 19. axb3 dxe5 20. Qf2 f5 21. b4 Qxb4 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. exf5 g5 {1/2-1/2 (34) Mamedov,R (2642)-Guseinov,G (2610) Baku 2015}) 14... e5 15. Ne7+ Kh8 16. Nxc6 { The position is equal.} bxc6 17. Bc3 Qc5+ 18. Kh1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 18. Kh2 d5 19. Bxe5 Nxe4 20. Bxg7+ Kxg7 21. c3 Rfe8 22. Rae1 Nd6 23. Ba4 Nf5 24. b4 { 1/2-1/2 (24) Marholev,D (2401)-Paci,C (2301) Marianske Lazne 2008}) 18... d5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black has good play.} 19. exd5 e4 20. Qd4 Qxd4 21. Bxd4 { With the idea Bc5.} Nxd5 22. Bxa7 Bxb2 23. Rab1 Bc3 24. f5 g5 (24... Rfe8 $17 25. Bc4 e3) 25. Bc4 Rfe8 26. Rb3 {[#]} ({White should try} 26. Rfd1) 26... e3 $1 $17 {[%cal Re3e2] ...e2 is the strong threat.} 27. Be2 {[#]} ({But not} 27. Bxd5 e2) (27. Rd1 {is a better defense.}) 27... Nf4 $1 $19 {[%cal Rf4e2]} 28. Rxc3 {Black must now prevent Re1.} Nxe2 29. Rxe3 Rxe3 30. Bxe3 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Ng3+ 31. Kg1 Nxf1 32. Kxf1 {KR-KB} f6 33. Ke2 $2 (33. a3) 33... Ra8 34. Bd4 Kg7 35. Kd3 Rxa2 36. g4 (36. Bc3 $142) 36... Ra3+ 37. c3 Ra2 38. Kc4 Rh2 39. Kc5 Rxh3 40. Kd6 {[#]} c5 $1 41. Kxc5 (41. Bxc5 Rxc3) 41... h5 42. gxh5 g4 {[%cal Bg5g4,Bg4g3,Bg3g2][%mdl 32]} 43. Kd5 g3 44. Ke6 g2 45. Bxf6+ Kf8 46. Bd4 {[#]} Rxc3 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 47. h6 (47. Bxc3 g1=Q) 47... Rc6+ { Precision: White = 17%, Black = 84%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Dragun, Kamil"] [Black "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D31"] [WhiteElo "2591"] [BlackElo "2532"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,61,0,-12,-6,-13,-17,-12,-16,-15,-12,-18,-22,-22,-23,-29,-17,-32,-19, -12,-15,-11,-8,-29,-37,-72,-43,-64,-50,-64,-71,-84,-90,-77,-69,-83,0,-16]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. Qc2 Nf6 7. h3 g6 8. e3 Bf5 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nbd7 11. Nf3 O-O 12. O-O Re8 13. Rab1 a5 14. a3 {LiveBook: 6 Games. D35: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation} a4 15. Qc2 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 15. Bh2 Bf8 16. Qc2 b5 17. Rbe1 Rc8 18. Nd2 Nb6 19. Bg3 Nh5 20. Be5 Bd6 21. Bxd6 Qxd6 {1/2-1/2 (55) Houska,J (2421)-Koneru,H (2600) Antakya 2010}) 15... b5 16. Rfe1 Rc8 17. Rbd1 Bf8 18. Nd2 Nb6 19. Be5 Nfd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7b6,Bb6d5][%mdl 32]} 20. Bg3 Bg7 21. Nf3 Nc4 22. e4 dxe4 23. Nxe4 Ndb6 24. Ne5 f6 {[%cal Bf7f6,Bf6f5,Bf5f4,Bf4g3][%mdl 32]} 25. Ng4 {[#] Threatens to win with Nexf6+!} Nd5 {Strongly threatening ...f5.} 26. Nc5 f5 27. Ne5 f4 28. Nxc4 Rxe1+ 29. Rxe1 {Bh4 is the strong threat.} fxg3 30. Ne5 {[#]} Qh4 (30... Nf4 $1 $17 31. Re4 Bxe5 32. dxe5 Qg5) 31. Nf3 {Precision: White = 51%, Black = 82%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C01"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2521"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "62"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 30,62,0,-4,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,-2,-7,-7,0,-4,0,0,0,-3,-1,-4,-1,-4,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. O-O O-O 7. Bg5 Bg4 8. Nbd2 Nbd7 9. c3 c6 10. Qc2 Qc7 11. Rae1 Rae8 12. Bh4 {C01: French: Exchange Variation} Bh5 13. Bg3 Bxg3 14. hxg3 Bg6 (14... Bxf3 15. Nxf3 g6 16. Rxe8 Rxe8 17. Re1 Kf8 18. Qd2 Rxe1+ 19. Qxe1 Qd8 {1/2-1/2 (59) Wiewiora,E (2320)-Saric,A (2540) Katowice 2017}) 15. Rxe8 Rxe8 16. Re1 {LiveBook: 3 Games. The position is equal.} Rxe1+ 17. Nxe1 Qd8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 17... Qd6 18. Bxg6 hxg6 19. Nd3 Qe6 {1-0 (37) Najjar,A (2255)-Sulaiman,A (1883) Ashkhabad 2017}) 18. Qd1 Bxd3 19. Nxd3 Qe7 20. Qe1 Qxe1+ 21. Nxe1 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KNN-KNN} Kf8 22. f3 Ne8 23. Nd3 Nd6 24. Kf2 h5 25. Nf1 Ke7 26. Ne3 g6 27. g4 hxg4 28. Nxg4 Nf6 29. Nxf6 Kxf6 30. Ke2 Ke7 31. Kf2 Kf6 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Black "Belous, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A13"] [WhiteElo "2563"] [BlackElo "2585"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "63"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,63,31,33,94,84,95,93,87,95,99,101,114,125,129,117,120,123,124,116, 142,129,129,124,122,120,131,137,141,131,164,170,208,189,230,239,317,297,322, 304,388,391,359,270,359,362]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 dxc4 5. Qa4+ Nbd7 6. Qxc4 a6 7. Qc2 c5 8. O-O b5 9. a4 Bb7 10. Nc3 {A13: English Opening: 1. ..e6} b4 (10... Qb6 11. d3 Be7 12. axb5 axb5 13. Rxa8+ Bxa8 14. Qb3 Nd5 15. Bg5 Nxc3 16. Qxc3 f6 17. Bd2 O-O 18. Ra1 Bb7 19. Ne1 Bxg2 20. Nxg2 {1-0 (53) Aronian,L (2797)-Wojtaszek,R (2744) Beijing 2014}) 11. Nd1 {LiveBook: 9 Games} c4 $146 (11... Rc8 $14) ({Predecessor:} 11... Bd6 12. d3 O-O 13. Ne3 e5 14. Nc4 Bc7 15. Bg5 Re8 16. Nfd2 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 h6 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 {1-0 (49) Bachmann,A (2629)-Nabaty,T (2579) Caleta 2015}) 12. Ne3 $16 {White is better.} Be4 13. Qxc4 Rc8 14. Qb3 (14. Qxa6 $6 Rc6 $11) 14... Nc5 {[#]} 15. Qd1 $1 ({Reject} 15. Qxb4 Rb8 $14) 15... Be7 16. d3 Ba8 17. a5 O-O 18. Bd2 Rb8 19. Nc4 Rb5 20. Be3 Nd5 21. Bxc5 Rxc5 22. Nfd2 {[%cal Bf3d2,Bd2b3,Bb3c5][%mdl 32]} Nf6 23. Bxa8 Qxa8 24. Nb3 Rh5 25. e4 {aiming for e5.} e5 26. Nb6 Qe8 27. Rc1 Bd8 28. Nc5 Rh6 29. Qa4 ({Less strong is} 29. Nxa6 Qb5 $16) 29... Ng4 30. Qxe8 Rxe8 31. f3 ({ Weaker is} 31. Nxa6 Bxb6 32. axb6 Rxb6 $16) 31... Nf6 32. Rc4 {Precision: White = 92%, Black = 52%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Black "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E10"] [WhiteElo "2484"] [BlackElo "2580"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "115"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 25,115,-40,40,12,11,11,45,38,54,6,64,62,62,57,70,68,75,53,71,38,47,32, 25,0,20,0,0,9,29,-2,0,0,32,15,51,56,66,66,112,93,114,116,148,94,104,18,122,87, 74,92,90,0,0,0,0,0,14,16,2,10,543,0,0,-181,97,0,0,-131,-126,-183,107,87,148, 127,108,119,150,88,139,0,0,0,115,0,140,0,110,0,154,0,105,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 c6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bf4 a5 10. Rd1 {E08: Katalanisch} Nh5 11. Bc1 b5 12. Ne5 Bb7 13. c5 f5 {LiveBook: 4 Partien} (13... Nxe5 $15 14. dxe5 g5) 14. Nxd7 Qxd7 15. Nd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f3, Bf3e5][%mdl 32] [#]} Bc8 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 15... Qc7 16. Nf3 Bf6 17. Bg5 Rae8 {1/2-1/2 (37) Gelfand,B (2720)-Kamsky,G (2723) Sochi 2008}) 16. Nf3 Qc7 17. Bg5 Nf6 (17... Bxg5 $11 18. Nxg5 e5) 18. Bf4 $14 Qd8 19. Ne5 Bd7 20. Nd3 Be8 21. Rac1 Ne4 22. f3 Ng5 23. Nf2 Bh5 24. Re1 Nf7 25. e4 fxe4 26. fxe4 Bf6 27. exd5 exd5 28. Qd2 Ng5 29. Rc3 Ne4 30. Nxe4 dxe4 31. Bd6 $1 Bg5 32. Qc2 $1 b4 33. Rb3 Bf6 34. Rxe4 (34. Bxf8 $142 {Droht stark Ld6.} Qxd4+ 35. Kh1 Rxf8 36. Bxe4) 34... Bg6 $16 {Weiss sollte ...Lxd4+! verhindern.} 35. Qc4+ ({Doch nicht} 35. Bxf8 $6 Qxd4+ 36. Rxd4 Bxd4+ 37. Qf2 Bxf2+ 38. Kxf2 Rxf8+ 39. Rf3 Rd8 $11) (35. Rd3 $16) 35... Kh8 (35... Bf7 $11 36. Qc2 Bg6) 36. Re1 Bf7 37. d5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss ist am Drücker.} Re8 38. Rbe3 (38. Rf1 $16) 38... Rxe3 $11 39. Rxe3 Bxb2 40. Re7 Bg8 41. Qd3 cxd5 $1 42. Bxd5 a4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (42... Rc8 $1 $11 ) 43. Re2 $2 (43. Bxa8 $18 Qxa8 44. Qe4 Qxe4 45. Rxe4) 43... a3 44. Rf2 $2 ({ Falsch wäre} 44. Bxa8 $2 Qxa8 45. Qe4 Qxe4 $19) (44. Kg2 $11 {und Weiss steht sicher.}) 44... Bf6 $2 (44... b3 $1 $19 45. Bxb3 Bxb3 46. Qxb3 Bd4) 45. Rf3 ({ Natürlich nicht} 45. Bxa8 $6 Qxa8 46. h3 b3 $11) (45. Rf4 $1 $16 Bxd5 46. Qxd5) 45... Rc8 46. Bxg8 (46. Kf2 $11 {bleibt in der Remisbreite.}) 46... Qxg8 $17 47. Qd2 {[#]} (47. Qb3 $17) 47... b3 $2 (47... Ra8 $1 $19 {zielt auf ...b3! ab. } 48. Qc2 Re8) 48. Rxb3 $16 Bb2 (48... Re8 $142) 49. Qd3 Qe6 50. Kg2 h6 51. Qe3 (51. h4 $142) 51... Qf5 {[#]} ({Besser ist} 51... Qc4) 52. Rd3 (52. Qe2 $1 $16) 52... Qf7 $1 $11 {[%cal Rf7a2]} 53. Rb3 Qc4 (53... Qf5 $1 $11 {hält das Gleichgewicht.}) 54. Qd3 Qe6 55. Qe3 Qc4 56. Qd3 Qe6 57. Qe3 Qc4 58. Qd3 { Precision: Weiß = 28%, Schwarz = 24%.} ({Lieber} 58. Qf3 $16) 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.18"] [Round "4"] [White "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA RC"] [PlyCount "45"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,45,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. c3 a6 7. Bb3 Ba7 8. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32] } O-O 9. h3 h6 10. Re1 Re8 11. Nf1 Be6 12. Ng3 Qd7 {C54: Italienische Partie (Hauptvariante)} (12... Bxb3 13. Qxb3 Qd7 14. Be3 Bxe3 15. Rxe3 d5 16. Rae1 dxe4 17. dxe4 Na5 18. Qc2 Rad8 19. b3 Nc6 20. R3e2 {1/2-1/2 (52) Harikrishna,P (2762)-Matlakov,M (2691) Germany 2017}) 13. Bc2 d5 14. Qe2 Rad8 15. Nh4 dxe4 16. dxe4 {[#]} Bxh3 $1 {[%mdl 512] LiveBook: 3 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 17. gxh3 Qxh3 18. Nhf5 $1 Ng4 19. Be3 Qh2+ 20. Kf1 $146 Qh3+ 21. Kg1 Qh2+ 22. Kf1 Qh3+ 23. Kg1 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2579"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 20,80,18,0,41,10,58,51,58,58,66,58,62,48,112,42,86,104,71,73,96,40,59,0, 13,-24,-33,-37,-40,-31,-35,-34,-46,-46,-42,-45,-52,-87,-93,-104,-87,-87,-87, -87,-88,-143,-83,-130,-3,-55,0,0,0,-45,-12,-32,-32,-32,-35,-32,-31,-32,-33]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 {B48: Sizilianisch (Paulsen-Variante)} d6 (7... Nf6 8. O-O-O Ne5 9. Qg3 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Bxb5 Rc8 12. Ba4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Bf4 Qc4 15. Bxe5 Qxa4 {1-0 (38) Vachier Lagrave,M (2789)-Anand,V (2776) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden 2018}) 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. Qg3 Rc8 10. Kb1 Nf6 11. Bd3 {LiveBook: 4 Partien} g6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 11... Ne5 12. f4 Nxd3 13. cxd3 Be7 14. Rc1 O-O {1-0 (72) Forcen Esteban,D (2540)-Arizmendi Martinez,J (2489) Monzon 2016}) 12. h4 h5 13. Bg5 Be7 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. Rhe1 Kf8 16. f4 {[%cal Bf2f4,Bf4f5][%mdl 32]} Ng4 (16... d5 $14) 17. Nd5 (17. f5 $1 $16) 17... Bxd5 18. exd5 e5 19. f5 Kg7 20. Qf3 ({Günstiger ist} 20. Bc1 $16) 20... Rcf8 $14 21. Bxe7 Qxe7 22. g3 Qf6 23. Re2 gxf5 24. Bxf5 Nh6 25. Rf1 Qxf5 26. Qxf5 Nxf5 27. Rxf5 $15 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTT-KTT} f6 28. a4 Kg6 29. Ref2 Rf7 30. b3 b5 31. axb5 axb5 32. c3 {[#]} Ra8 (32... b4 $142 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 33. c4 (33. cxb4 Rb8) 33... Ra8) 33. Rf1 {[#]} e4 (33... b4 $1 $17 {[%mdl 512]} 34. c4 (34. cxb4 Rb8) 34... e4) 34. Kb2 ({Besser ist} 34. R1f4 $11 ) 34... Kg7 35. Re1 ({Vergiftet wäre} 35. Rxh5 $2 Rfa7 $19) 35... Kg6 36. Ref1 $1 e3 {[%cal Be4e3,Be3e2][%mdl 32]} 37. R5f3 e2 {Schwarz steht etwas besser.} 38. Re1 Re7 39. Rf2 Rae8 40. Kc2 Re5 {Precision: Weiß = 43%, Schwarz = 50%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Belous, Vladimir"] [Black "Dragun, Kamil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C49"] [WhiteElo "2568"] [BlackElo "2595"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "72"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,72,17,17,17,10,31,0,4,0,9,0,0,0,0,-19,-4,-13,0,-37,-9,-11,-12,-14, -10,-23,-2,-1,0,-17,-25,-94,-100,-98,-62,-142,-137,-134,-118,-332,-306,-293, -271,-287,-268,-223,-38,-64,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bb4 5. d3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 d6 7. O-O O-O 8. Bxc6 bxc6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 Bg4 11. h3 {C49: Vierspringerspiel (Symmetrische Variante)} Bxf3 12. Qxf3 {LiveBook: 3 Partien} g5 13. Bg3 Qe7 (13... Ne8 14. d4 Qe7 15. Qd3 Nf6 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Qc4 Rfe8 18. Rab1 Qe6 19. Qxe6 Rxe6 {1-0 (57) Le Roux,J (2554)-Sowray,P (2362) England 2018}) 14. Rab1 Rab8 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 14... Ne8 15. Rb7 Ng7 16. Qe2 Ne6 17. f3 Nc5 18. Rb2 Na4 19. Rb3 Nc5 {1-0 (42) Clarke,P-Green,A Chester/ Cheshire 1952}) 15. h4 Rb6 16. hxg5 hxg5 17. Qf5 Nh5 18. d4 Ng7 19. Qg4 f6 20. Rb3 Qe6 21. Qe2 Kf7 22. Ra3 Ra8 23. c4 {[%cal Bc3c4,Bc4c5][%mdl 32]} Kg6 24. c5 Rb4 25. c3 Qc4 26. Qg4 (26. Qxc4 $11 {hält das Gleichgewicht.} Rxc4 27. cxd6 cxd6 28. Rd1) 26... Rb2 $17 27. cxd6 cxd6 28. Qd7 ({Besser ist} 28. Rd1 $1 $15) 28... Rh8 29. Rc1 a6 30. Qxd6 $2 (30. Rb3 $17 Rxb3 31. axb3) 30... Rd2 31. Bxe5 {[#]} Ne6 $1 32. Qe7 fxe5 33. dxe5 {[#] Tb3 ist eine echte Drohung.} Rf8 $2 ({ Lieber} 33... Nf4 $1 $19 {[%cal Rf4e2] ( -> ...Se2+)} 34. Qf6+ Kh7) 34. Ra4 $1 $15 {[%cal Ra4c4]} Rfxf2 (34... Qc5 $1 $15 35. Qxc5 (35. Qxe6+ $2 Kg7 $19) 35... Nxc5) 35. Rxc4 Rxg2+ 36. Kh1 Rh2+ {Precision: Weiß = 38%, Schwarz = 42%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E20"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2481"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "77"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,77,20,27,65,50,47,60,54,39,50,55,60,69,134,141,163,164,182,134,146, 139,221,214,224,208,210,208,392,351,362,379,397,348,326,316,314,308,321,310, 314,320,323,298,337,327,725,698,640,633,1936,1980,1514,1483,10108,8488,8354, 7262,6589,6424,5170,3879,29947,9705]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d5 6. Nf3 {[%cal Bg1f3,Bf3d2,Bd2c4][%mdl 32]} dxc4 7. a3 {[%cal Ba2a3, Ba3a4,Ba4b5][%mdl 32] E20: Nimzo-Indian: 4 g3 and 4 f3} (7. O-O Nc6 8. Qa4 Bd7 9. Bg5 Rb8 10. Rad1 Bxc3 11. bxc3 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qxc4 Rfc8 14. Nd2 Na5 15. Qb4 b6 {1/2-1/2 (67) Matlakov,M (2735)-Tomashevsky,E (2713) St Petersburg 2017}) 7... Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Nbd7 9. a4 {LiveBook: 4 Games. The position is equal. } c6 10. O-O b6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 10... Qa5 11. Ba3 Re8 12. Bb4 Qc7 13. a5 c5 14. dxc5 Nxc5 15. Nd2 Na6 16. Qc2 Bd7 17. Rfd1 Rac8 {1-0 (32) MacElligott,G (2080)-Thee,B (1994) Bunratty 2015}) 11. Nd2 Ba6 12. Bxc6 Rc8 13. Bb5 Bxb5 14. axb5 Qc7 ({Black should play} 14... e5 $14) 15. Ra4 Qb7 16. Nxc4 {Strongly threatening Nd6.} Ne4 17. Qd3 Rfd8 {[#] And now ...Ndc5! would win.} 18. Ra3 e5 (18... Ndc5 $16 {was called for.} 19. Qc2 Nd7) 19. f3 $18 Qc7 20. fxe4 ({ But not} 20. Qxe4 $6 Qxc4 21. Rxa7 Nf6) 20... Qxc4 21. Rxa7 f6 $2 {[#]} (21... Qxd3 {is a better defense.} 22. exd3 Rxc3) 22. Qxc4+ Rxc4 23. Ba3 Kf7 24. Rd1 Ke8 25. dxe5 Rxe4 26. exf6 Nxf6 27. Rxd8+ Kxd8 28. Rxg7 Rxe2 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} 29. Kf1 Re6 30. c4 h5 $2 (30... Ke8 31. Bc1 h5) 31. Rg6 Kd7 32. Bb2 Ng4 33. Rxe6 Kxe6 {KB-KN} 34. Bd4 Nxh2+ 35. Ke2 Ng4 36. Kd3 Kd6 37. Bxb6 Ne5+ 38. Kc3 Nd7 39. Bd4 {Precision: White = 88%, Black = 38%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Black "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A00"] [WhiteElo "2532"] [BlackElo "2366"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,61,-64,-77,-55,-70,-27,-53,-32,-40,-24,-25,-25,-28,-28,-38,-41,-72, -64,-87,-80,-69,-85,-93,-63,-57,-33,-60,-40,-39,-39,-43,-25,-22,0,-7,0,-7,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. g3 c5 2. Bg2 Nc6 3. b3 (3. c4 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O Bf5 7. b3 Qd7 8. Bb2 e5 9. d3 Nge7 10. e3 h6 11. Qe2 O-O 12. a3 Be6 13. Rac1 f5 14. Nd2 Rab8 {0-1 (36) Howell,D (2676)-Iturrizaga Bonelli,E (2665) London 2017}) 3... d5 {[%cal Bd7d5,Bd5d4][%mdl 32]} 4. Nf3 e5 5. O-O Nf6 6. d3 {A00: Irregular Openings} Be7 7. c4 O-O 8. Nc3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8. Nbd2 Re8 9. Rb1 Bf8 10. Bb2 d4 11. a3 a5 12. Ne1 Bf5 {1/2-1/2 (62) Stajner,S (2289) -Grosar,A (2408) Slovenia 2011}) 8... d4 9. Na4 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Bf5 10. Bg5 Nd7 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. e3 Qd6 13. exd4 exd4 14. Nh4 Be6 15. f4 {[#] And now f5 would win.} Nf6 $1 16. h3 Rae8 17. g4 {Black should prevent g5.} h6 18. Qd2 Bd7 19. Rae1 b6 20. Nb2 {[%cal Ba4b2,Bb2d1,Bd1f2][%mdl 32]} Ne7 21. Nd1 Ng6 22. Nxg6 fxg6 23. Nf2 Rxe1 24. Rxe1 Bc6 {The position is equal.} 25. Bxc6 Qxc6 26. Ne4 $1 Re8 {[%cal Rf6e4]} 27. Nxf6+ gxf6 28. Rxe8+ Qxe8 29. Kf2 Kf7 30. Qe2 Qxe2+ 31. Kxe2 {Precision: White = 87%, Black = 41%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.19"] [Round "5"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C07"] [WhiteElo "2530"] [BlackElo "2560"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "66"] [EventDate "2018.05.19"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 31,66,-6,0,-6,-4,-14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,6,-20,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Ngf3 cxd4 6. Bc4 Qd6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nb3 Nc6 9. Nbxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Qxd4 11. Nxd4 Bd7 12. Be2 Bc5 13. Nb3 {C07: Französische Verteidigung (Tarrasch-Variante)} (13. Rd1 Rc8 14. c4 O-O 15. Be3 e5 16. Nc2 Bf5 17. Bxc5 Rxc5 18. Ne3 Be6 19. b4 Rc7 20. c5 Ne4 21. Rac1 Rfc8 22. Bf3 Nf6 23. Bd5 Nxd5 24. Nxd5 Bxd5 25. Rxd5 f6 26. Rcd1 { 1/2-1/2 (26) Anand,V (2786)-So,W (2812) Stavanger 2017}) 13... Bb6 14. Bf3 Rc8 15. c3 Bc6 16. Bxc6+ Rxc6 {LiveBook: 9 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 17. a4 a5 18. Bf4 {[#]} Nd5 $146 19. Be5 f6 20. Bd4 Bc7 21. Rfd1 Kf7 22. f3 Ra8 23. Bf2 Bb6 24. Rd2 Bxf2+ 25. Kxf2 Nb6 26. f4 Ke7 27. Rd3 Rd6 28. Rxd6 Kxd6 $11 {KTS-KTS} 29. Rd1+ Ke7 30. Nc5 Rc8 31. Nxb7 Nxa4 32. Rd2 Rb8 33. Nxa5 Rxb2 { Precision: Weiß = 86%, Schwarz = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Dragun, Kamil"] [Black "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A22"] [WhiteElo "2591"] [BlackElo "2521"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "95"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,95,-4,17,0,0,7,4,0,0,0,1,8,52,0,41,34,39,43,38,30,125,110,118,114, 126,101,134,130,162,175,175,176,171,129,139,145,146,145,268,137,183,183,189, 156,198,207,241,179,225,220,242,224,260,239,252,226,231,225,260,205,271,281, 312,304,395,400,378,0,346,344,464,429,407,422,523,518,1211,761]} 1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 Nb6 6. d3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Rc1 Nc6 { A22: Englische Eröffnung} 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Nf3 Nd5 {LiveBook: 4 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. O-O $146 ({Vorgänger:} 12. Qa4 Bh3 13. Rg1 Rfb8 14. b3 Bd7 15. Qa6 Rb5 16. Bd2 {0-1 (39) Wen,Y (2515)-Almasi, Z (2691) Khanty-Mansiysk 2007}) 12... Bh3 13. Re1 Qxa2 14. Nxe5 Qd5 {[%csl Gh3] [%cal Rd5g2] [#]} 15. Nf3 Bg4 16. Nd2 (16. Rc4 $14 h5 17. Nd4) 16... Rfe8 17. Qa4 Qh5 18. f3 (18. Rxc6 Bd7 $17) 18... Bd7 19. Ne4 f5 (19... a5 $11) 20. Nc5 $16 Bxc5 21. Bxc5 Re6 22. Qd4 Rh6 23. Qf2 (23. Qxd7 $2 Qxh2+ 24. Kf1 Qxg3 $19) 23... f4 24. gxf4 Qf5 25. Be3 Rb8 26. Rc5 Rg6+ 27. Kh1 Qf7 28. Bc1 h6 (28... Bh3 $16) 29. Rg1 (29. e4 $18) 29... Re8 30. Rxg6 Qxg6 31. e4 Qf7 32. f5 { [%cal Bf4f5,Bf5f6][%mdl 32]} Rb8 33. Qd4 Kh7 34. Bd2 Rg8 35. Rc1 g6 36. Qe3 { [%csl Gd2][%cal Re3h6]} ({Jedoch nicht} 36. Qxa7 $6 gxf5 37. Qe3 Qg7 $16) 36... Qf8 37. f6 ({Bloß nicht} 37. Qxa7 $6 gxf5 38. Qd4 (38. Qxc7 Qg7 $16) 38... Qd6 $16) 37... g5 38. Bc3 ({Nicht} 38. Qxa7 Qxf6 39. Qe3 Qxb2 $14) 38... Qf7 39. Rg1 Qh5 40. Rg3 a6 41. Qa7 Rc8 42. Qc5 {Weiss will mit De7+ Matt setzen.} Re8 43. Qa7 $40 {[%mdl 128] Weiss hat einigen Angriff.} Rc8 44. Qd4 Qf7 {[#]} 45. f4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rg8 (45... gxf4 46. Rg7+) 46. f5 Re8 47. Qf2 Qb3 (47... Qh5 $142 48. Qf1 g4) 48. Qf3 {Precision: Weiß = 71%, Schwarz = 19%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Black "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E47"] [WhiteElo "2563"] [BlackElo "2580"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,60,21,30,24,36,38,45,32,22,23,35,33,40,18,22,0,4,14,7,8,12,2,59,76, 72,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 c5 6. Nge2 d5 7. cxd5 cxd4 8. exd4 Nxd5 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. a3 Be7 {LiveBook: 16 Games} 12. Qc2 {E48: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 5 Bd3 d5 including 6 Ne2, but excluding 6 a3} h6 (12... g6 13. Rd1 Bf6 14. Be4 Qd8 15. Bh6 Re8 16. d5 exd5 17. Bxd5 Qe7 18. Ng3 Be6 19. Ne4 Nd4 {0-1 (56) Tregubov,P (2585)-Inarkiev,E (2709) Doha 2016}) 13. Rd1 Rd8 14. Be3 {White is slightly better.} Qd7 15. Bh7+ Kh8 $1 16. Be4 Qe8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16... Nb8 17. Rac1 Na6 18. Ng3 Rb8 19. d5 e5 20. Bxa7 {1-0 (34) Janiashvili,M (1679) -Milovanova,M (1965) Batumi 2014}) 17. Nf4 Bg5 18. d5 exd5 19. Nxd5 Bg4 20. Re1 {[#] Black must now prevent Nc7.} Bxe3 21. Rxe3 {Nc7 is the strong threat.} Nd4 (21... Qe5 $11) 22. Qc4 $1 $14 {[%cal Rc4d4]} Qe5 {Hoping for ...Be6.} 23. f4 ( 23. Bd3 $16 b5 24. Rxe5 bxc4 25. Bxc4) 23... Ne2+ $1 $11 {The position is equal.} 24. Qxe2 $1 Qxe4 $1 25. Rxe4 Bxe2 26. Rxe2 {[#] Threatens to win with Rd2.} Rxd5 {KRR-KRR} 27. Rc1 Rd7 28. Kf2 Kg8 29. h4 Kf8 30. Rc3 Rad8 { Precision: White = 66%, Black = 80%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D31"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2532"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "94"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,94,0,-2,16,15,38,16,16,16,47,41,51,54,47,54,43,48,39,50,43,45,38,4,4, 1,9,-39,-47,-53,-47,-45,-14,-8,-10,0,0,-67,-59,-59,-58,-69,-61,-79,-79,-222, -237,-242,-237,-228,-231,-225,-245,-272,-252,-289,-288,-287,-285,-272,-276, -278,-189,-272,-297,-335,-316,-309,-296,-349,-308,-383,-373,-382,-366,-455, -462,-478,-474,-480,-452]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. g4 Be6 8. h3 Nd7 {D31: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Slav without ...Nf6 (+ Marshall Gambit and Noteboom) and Exchange Variation lines without .. .Nf6} 9. Qb3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nb6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... b5 10. Nf3 h6 11. Bd3 Ngf6 12. Qc2 Rc8 13. O-O b4 14. Ne2 c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Ned4 {1-0 (36) Svidler,P (2732)-Mamedyarov,S (2764) Baku 2014}) 10. Nf3 Bd6 {The position is equal.} 11. Bd3 Bxf4 12. exf4 {With the idea f5.} h5 13. O-O-O $1 hxg4 14. hxg4 Rxh1 15. Rxh1 {Strongly threatening f5.} Qd6 16. Ne5 f6 17. Ng6 O-O-O 18. f5 Bf7 19. Qa3 Qxa3 20. bxa3 {Black must now prevent Rh7.} Nh6 21. g5 fxg5 22. Ne5 Rf8 23. Rg1 g4 (23... Bg8 {keeps more tension.} 24. Rxg5 Bh7 25. Rxg7 Bxf5 26. Be2 Kb8) 24. Nxg4 Nxg4 25. Rxg4 Rg8 26. Ne2 ({White should try} 26. a4 $11) 26... Kd8 $15 27. Nf4 Ke7 28. Rg3 Nc8 29. Ng6+ Bxg6 $1 30. fxg6 $17 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} (30. Rxg6 $17 Kf7 31. Kd2) 30... Rf8 $1 $19 31. Re3+ Kd8 32. Rh3 {[#]} Nd6 $1 ({Don't take} 32... Rxf2 33. Rh7 $17) 33. Rh7 {[#]} Ne8 $1 (33... Rxf2 34. Rxg7 Rxa2 35. a4 $17) 34. Kb2 Rxf2+ 35. Bc2 Ke7 36. a4 a5 37. Kc3 Rf3+ 38. Bd3 Rf8 39. Rh3 (39. Rh1 {keeps fighting.}) 39... Nc7 40. Rh2 Ne6 41. Rb2 Nd8 42. Rh2 Kd6 43. Be2 Rf6 44. Rh8 Ne6 45. Bg4 Rxg6 {Black is clearly winning.} 46. Bxe6 Rxe6 ({Weaker is} 46... Kxe6 47. Rb8 $19) 47. Rd8+ Kc7 { Precision: White = 40%, Black = 86%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2484"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,51,16,48,8,-5,-14,11,8,21,0,0,10,2,-41,44,44,52,37,113,121,231,237, 314,268,283,276,412,418,550,481,553,543,666,512,758,774,725,690,819,756,764, 785,777,775]} 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. e4 Bb4+ 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. f3 Ne7 {LiveBook: 37 Games} 6. a3 {A40: Unusual replies to 1 d4} (6. Bd3 f5 7. Nge2 fxe4 8. fxe4 O-O 9. Be3 e5 10. d5 Na6 11. Qd2 Nc5 12. Bc2 Nc8 13. a3 Bxc3 14. Qxc3 {1/2-1/2 (41) Onischuk,A (2660)-Nakamura,H (2775) Saint Louis 2012}) 6... Bxc3+ $1 7. bxc3 d6 8. Bd3 {The position is equal.} Nbc6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... Nd7 9. f4 f5 10. Qe2 Nf6 11. exf5 exf5 12. Bxf5 Bxg2 13. Be6 Bxh1 {0-1 (28) Meessen,R-Horvath,T (2395) Budapest 1996}) 9. Nh3 Qd7 10. O-O Na5 11. d5 c5 (11... Ba6 $15) 12. f4 $14 O-O-O 13. Ng5 Ng6 (13... Ng8 $1 $14) 14. f5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Keeping Black busy.} exf5 {[#]} (14... Ne5 $16) 15. e5 $1 $18 ({Worse is} 15. exf5 Ne5 $15) ( 15. Rxf5 Rdf8 $11) 15... Kb8 16. Bxf5 Qe8 {[#]} 17. Bxg6 $1 hxg6 (17... fxg6 $142 18. Nf7 Nxc4) 18. Nxf7 dxe5 19. Nxh8 {White is clearly winning.} Qxh8 20. Bg5 Nxc4 21. Qd3 b5 22. Bxd8 Qxd8 23. Rad1 Nb2 24. Qxb5 Nxd1 25. Rxd1 Qd6 26. c4 {Precision: White = 66%, Black = 24%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.20"] [Round "6"] [White "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Black "Belous, Vladimir"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B32"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2585"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,83,33,37,20,55,57,66,50,69,71,64,69,68,40,48,47,80,64,114,111,120, 124,197,204,249,218,436,418,432,393,412,402,438,433,400,412,719,722,751,696, 696,762,739,745,725,747,920,910,966,935,1362,1002,990,810,3329,658,646,644,704, 696,649,640,678,679,888,882,29988,29989,29991,29990]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 g6 {B32: Sicilian: Löwenthal and Kalashnikov Variations} (6... Be7 7. N1c3 a6 8. Na3 Be6 9. Be2 Rc8 10. O-O Nf6 11. Be3 O-O 12. Qd2 Nd7 13. Rac1 Nc5 14. f3 Nd4 15. Bxd4 exd4 16. Qxd4 Qb6 17. Rc2 Bf6 18. Qe3 Qb4 19. Qd2 Na4 20. Nd5 {1/2-1/2 (37) Anand,V (2779)-Caruana,F (2823) Saint Louis 2016}) 7. N1c3 a6 8. Na3 Be6 {LiveBook: 5 Games. White is slightly better.} 9. Be3 Bh6 10. Bxh6 Nxh6 11. Qd2 Ng4 12. f3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rd1 Qb6 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. cxd5 {1/2-1/2 (49) Zierk,S (2391)-Belous,V (2498) Porto Carras 2010}) 12... Nf6 13. O-O-O Qa5 14. Qg5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Nd7 15. Nc2 O-O 16. Rxd6 Qc5 17. Rd1 Rfc8 18. h4 { [%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} b5 {[#]} (18... Kg7 $16 19. h5 h6) 19. h5 $1 $18 { And now Rxd7! would win.} (19. cxb5 axb5 20. Rxd7 (20. Bxb5 $2 Nb4 $19) 20... Bxd7 $19) 19... f6 20. Qh6 Nf8 $2 (20... Qf8 {might work better.} 21. hxg6 Qxh6+ 22. Rxh6 hxg6 23. cxb5 axb5 24. Bxb5 Nf8) 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Nd5 ({ Weaker is} 22. cxb5 Nb4 $14) 22... Kf7 23. Qh8 Bxd5 24. Rxd5 Qe7 25. Kb1 Qc7 ( 25... Qe6 $142 26. g3 Ne7) 26. Bd3 Ne7 27. Ne3 {[%cal Bc2e3,Be3g4,Bg4f6][%mdl 32]} Qb6 {[#]} 28. c5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Rxc5 29. Rxc5 Qxc5 30. Ng4 Qd6 31. Bc2 { Hoping for Bb3+.} Nc6 32. Bb3+ Ke8 33. Nxf6+ Kd8 34. Bd5 Rc8 35. Bxc6 (35. Rh7 $142 Rb8 36. Rf7) 35... Rxc6 36. Nh7 Kc7 37. Nxf8 Kb6 38. Qh6 Qd3+ 39. Ka1 Rc2 40. Nxg6 Ka5 41. Nxe5 Qe2 42. Nc6+ {Precision: White = 90%, Black = 33%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Belous, Vladimir"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D31"] [WhiteElo "2585"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 17,93,-10,14,7,7,15,7,12,11,7,8,4,16,8,12,13,18,-20,-18,-35,47,47,47,39, 47,47,44,47,45,35,47,41,72,65,82,85,72,71,188,181,174,180,308,305,347,344,339, 345,340,335,311,303,384,253,308,296,315,325,497,496,488,471,468,467,470,434, 466,472,710,682,1015,1028,1041,1033,1452,1320,1206,874]} 1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Nge2 Nd7 8. Ng3 Bg6 9. Be2 {D31: Damengambit (Halbslawisch)} Nb6 {LiveBook: 7 Partien} 10. Rc1 Nf6 11. h4 { [%cal Bh2h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32] Droht stark h5.Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} h6 12. h5 Bh7 13. Bd3 {[#]} O-O $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13... Bxd3 14. Qxd3 O-O 15. Nf5 Re8 16. f3 Bf8 17. Kf2 {1/2-1/2 (17) Grischuk,A (2747)-Aronian,L (2808) Kazan 2011}) 14. Bxh7+ Kxh7 15. Nf5 Nc4 16. g4 Nd6 17. Nxd6 Bxd6 18. g5 hxg5 (18... Ne8 $15) 19. Bxg5 $14 {Und weiter mit Df3 wäre nett.} Be7 20. Qf3 {zielt auf Df5+ ab.} Kh8 21. Rg1 Ne8 22. Bf4 Bd6 23. Ne2 {[%cal Bc3e2,Be2f4,Bf4g6][%mdl 32]} Qf6 24. Qh3 a5 25. Rg6 Qe7 26. Bxd6 Nxd6 {[#]} 27. Nf4 $1 Ne4 (27... Kg8 $16) 28. a3 $18 Kg8 29. Rg2 $40 {[%mdl 128] Weiss will per K.O. gewinnen.} Ra6 {[#]} (29... Rfe8 {war einen Versuch wert.} 30. Ke2 Ng5) 30. Ng6 $1 {[%mdl 512] } Qe6 ({Jedoch nicht} 30... fxg6 $2 31. hxg6 Qh4 32. Qxh4 $18) 31. Qxe6 fxe6 32. Nxf8 Kxf8 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTT-KTS} 33. f3 Nd6 34. Rg6 Nc4 35. Rc3 a4 36. b4 ({Nicht} 36. Rxe6 Rb6 $16) 36... axb3 37. Rxb3 b5 (37... Ra7 {ist eine bessere Verteidigung.} 38. Rxe6 Nxa3) 38. Rxe6 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Nxa3 39. Kf2 Nc4 40. Kg3 Kf7 41. Rg6 Rb6 42. e4 dxe4 (42... Rb7 $142 43. Rb4 dxe4 44. Rxc6 Nd2 45. fxe4 Nxe4+ 46. Kf3 Nf6) 43. fxe4 {[%cal Bf3e4,Be4e5] [%mdl 32]} Nd2 {[#]} 44. Ra3 $1 {[%cal Ra3a7]} Rb7 45. e5 b4 46. Ra8 Re7 47. Rxc6 {Precision: Weiß = 85%, Schwarz = 56%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Black "Dragun, Kamil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B90"] [WhiteElo "2580"] [BlackElo "2591"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,61,23,18,29,27,25,19,23,27,17,22,21,28,20,20,21,21,20,21,21,20,17,32, 28,24,35,29,29,36,34,35,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. h3 {B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves, 6 Be3 Ng4 and 6 Be3 e5} (8. f3 Nbd7 9. Qd2 b5 10. g4 b4 11. Ne2 h6 12. Ng3 d5 13. Bd3 Qc7 14. Qe2 dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nd5 16. Bd2 a5 17. c4 bxc3 18. Nxc3 Nxc3 19. Bxc3 {1/2-1/2 (51) Fedoseev,V (2724)-Robson,R (2645) chess. com INT 2018}) 8... Be7 9. f4 Nc6 {[%cal Bb8c6,Bc6b4,Bb4c2][%mdl 32]} 10. f5 Bxb3 11. axb3 Nb4 12. g3 d5 {LiveBook: 3 Games} 13. exd5 Qc7 14. d6 Bxd6 { [#] White must now prevent ...e4.} 15. Nb5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c7]} Nxc2+ 16. Ke2 $146 Qc6 17. Nxd6+ Ke7 18. Rc1 Nxe3 19. Rxc6 Nxd1 20. Nxb7 {[#] Strongly threatening Rc7+.} Rhb8 $1 {[%cal Rb8b7]} 21. Rc7+ Kf8 22. Bg2 Nxb2 23. Nd6 e4 $1 24. Rhc1 Rd8 25. Nxf7 Rd3 26. Ng5 {And now Ne6+ would win.} Rxg3 27. Ne6+ Kg8 {The position is equal.} 28. Rc8+ Rxc8 29. Rxc8+ Kf7 30. Rc7+ Kg8 31. Rc8+ {Precision: White = 97%, Black = 97%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A15"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2563"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "105"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,105,0,6,-6,0,-5,0,0,0,0,0,7,5,-7,14,10,18,10,22,16,27,23,36,22,38,36, 57,44,66,16,35,-10,-10,-10,-10,-10,-13,-45,-12,-17,-12,-79,-76,-95,-84,-106, -96,-87,-85,-85,0,-95,0,-85,-85,-85,-85,-87,0,-90,-63,-64,0,-90,-90,-90,-89, -89,-71,-85,-81,-103,-103,-126,-123,-105,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. b3 e6 4. Bb2 b6 5. g3 Bb7 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. e3 d5 9. Nc3 Qc8 { A14: English Opening: 1...e6 with b3 by White} (9... dxc4 10. bxc4 Nc6 11. Qe2 Rc8 12. Ne1 Qd7 13. f4 Rfd8 14. Rd1 Na5 15. Bxb7 Qxb7 16. d3 a6 17. a4 Ne8 18. f5 Bf6 19. fxe6 fxe6 {0-1 (49) Giri,A (2771)-So,W (2812) Stavanger 2017}) 10. d3 Rd8 11. Qe2 Nc6 {LiveBook: 11 Games} 12. cxd5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12. Rfd1 d4 13. exd4 Nxd4 14. Nxd4 cxd4 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 a5 17. Rab1 Bxe4 18. Qxe4 Qd7 19. Bc1 Bc5 20. Bd2 Re8 21. f4 g6 22. Re1 Bb4 {1/2-1/2 (22) Gordievsky,D (2613)-Shankland,S (2671) Greensboro 2017}) 12... exd5 13. d4 cxd4 14. exd4 Re8 15. Rfd1 Bd6 16. Qc2 Nb4 17. Qc1 Ne4 18. a3 Nxc3 19. Bxc3 Nc6 20. b4 {[%cal Bb3b4,Bb4b5][%mdl 32]} Qd8 21. Qb2 Rc8 22. Ne5 Bb8 23. Rac1 Ne7 24. b5 Ng6 25. Re1 Bd6 26. Qb3 (26. Rcd1 {is interesting.} Nxe5 27. dxe5 Bf8 28. Qb3 Qd7 29. Re3) 26... Nxe5 27. dxe5 {[#]} Bxe5 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 28. Bxe5 Rxe5 29. Qb4 Rxe1+ 30. Rxe1 h6 31. h4 {[#]} (31. Qe7 $11 Qxe7 32. Rxe7 Rc1+ 33. Bf1) 31... Rc5 $1 $17 32. a4 Bc8 33. Rd1 Be6 34. Qf4 Kf8 35. Kf1 Kg8 36. Kg1 $1 Kf8 37. Kf1 $1 Qd7 38. Qb8+ Rc8 39. Qe5 Rc5 (39... Qe7 $17 40. Kg1 Qc5) 40. Bf3 (40. Qb8+ $1 $11 {keeps the balance.} Rc8 41. Qf4) 40... Bh3+ 41. Kg1 {[%cal Rd1d5]} Be6 ( 41... f6 $5 {[%cal Rf6e5]} 42. Qf4 Be6 $15) 42. Kf1 $1 Kg8 43. Kg1 Qd8 44. Kg2 Kf8 45. Rd2 Qc7 46. Qb2 Kg8 47. Qb1 Rc1 48. Qd3 Qc4 ({Black should try} 48... Qe5 $17 49. Re2 Qc3 50. Qxc3 Rxc3) 49. Bxd5 $11 {The position is equal.} Bxd5+ 50. Qxd5 Qxa4 51. Qf5 {[%cal Rd2d8]} Rd1 52. Qc8+ Kh7 53. Qf5+ {Precision: White = 60%, Black = 46%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Black "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "E25"] [WhiteElo "2532"] [BlackElo "2484"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "85"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 26,85,-7,-9,0,-8,-19,-18,3,0,0,-12,7,8,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,-17,-10,-16,-33, -33,0,0,0,-35,-33,-25,-25,-31,0,0,0,0,0,0,145,0,0,0,28,23,47,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,49]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 d5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. dxc5 f5 9. Nh3 Qa5 {E25: Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch: 5...c5 6 f3 d5 7 cxd5} 10. Nf4 Nc6 11. Nxd5 exd5 12. Qd3 Qxc5 13. Bf4 O-O 14. e3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Be6 15. Be2 Rac8 16. a4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 16. O-O Na5 17. Be5 { 1/2-1/2 (30) Sutkovic,D (2320)-Grandelius,N (2541) Sarajevo 2011}) 16... Ne7 17. Be5 Nc6 18. Bd4 Nxd4 19. cxd4 Qa5+ 20. Kf2 Rc3 21. Qb5 Qc7 22. g3 Bf7 23. Qb2 Rc8 {aiming for ...f4!} 24. Rhd1 Rc2 25. Qb4 $1 a5 26. Qe1 $1 Qb6 {White must now prevent ...Qh6.} 27. Rdc1 {[#]} f4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} 28. gxf4 (28. exf4 Qxd4+) 28... Qh6 29. Kg1 Be6 30. Kh1 Qg6 {Hoping for ...Bh3.} 31. Rxc2 Rxc2 32. Bf1 Bd7 (32... Qh5 $11 {remains equal.} 33. Qg3 Rc3) 33. Rc1 (33. Qxa5 $16 Qh5 34. Qd8+ Be8 35. Bg2) 33... b6 $11 34. e4 Bxa4 35. Rxc2 Bxc2 36. Qc3 Bd1 { The position is equal.} 37. Qc8+ Kf7 38. Qd7+ Kf8 39. Qd8+ Qe8 40. Qd6+ Qe7 41. Qxd5 {[#] Threatens to win with Kg2.} Bxf3+ 42. Bg2 Qa3 {[%cal Ra3c1]} 43. Qd8+ {Precision: White = 62%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.21"] [Round "7"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2521"] [BlackElo "2354"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,59,10,0,48,36,37,-9,0,-5,5,-24,35,30,35,36,20,10,45,0,10,0,0,6,35,0, 180,178,211,210,227,226,222,229,366,366,426,418,443,437,634,510,920,876,908, 710]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Nc3 Nc7 7. O-O e5 8. a3 Rb8 {A34: Englische Eröffnung (Symmetrische Variante)} (8... Bd7 9. e3 Be7 10. d4 exd4 11. exd4 cxd4 12. Nxd4 O-O 13. Be3 Bf6 14. Rc1 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Bc6 16. Bxc6 bxc6 {0-1 (69) Almasi,Z (2682)-Kasimdzhanov,R (2683) Riadh 2017}) 9. Rb1 {LiveBook: 45 Partien} c4 10. b3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 10. b4 cxb3 11. Qxb3 Be6 12. Qa4 Bd7 13. Qe4 f5 14. Qe3 Qf6 15. Nxe5 Qxe5 16. Bxc6 Qxe3 17. Bxd7+ Kxd7 18. dxe3 {1-0 (39) Cooper,J (2294)-Hill,A (2183) England 2018}) 10... Bf5 {Weiß steht etwas besser.} 11. bxc4 Bxb1 12. Nxb1 Be7 13. Bb2 f6 ({Günstiger ist} 13... Qd6 $11) 14. Qc2 $14 Qd7 15. e3 O-O 16. Rd1 b5 17. cxb5 Nxb5 18. Ng5 fxg5 19. Bxc6 Qd6 20. Qe4 Bf6 $2 {[#]} (20... Nd4 $11 21. exd4 Rxb2 22. dxe5 Qc7) 21. a4 $1 $36 {[%cal Ra4b5][%mdl 2048] Läuft bei Weiss.} ({Schlechter ist } 21. Qc4+ Kh8 $11) 21... Nc7 22. Ba3 Qe6 23. Bxf8 Rxf8 24. Nc3 Rd8 (24... Bd8 $142 25. Rb1 g4) 25. Rb1 Kh8 26. Rb7 Qd6 27. Qc4 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} a6 (27... Qe6 $142 28. d3 Qxc4 29. dxc4 Na6 30. Rxa7 Nb4) 28. Ne4 Qe7 (28... Qe6 $142 29. d3 Qxc4 30. dxc4 Ne6) 29. Nxf6 gxf6 30. Be4 {Precision: Weiß = 44%, Schwarz = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Dragun, Kamil"] [Black "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B48"] [WhiteElo "2591"] [BlackElo "2572"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "117"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,117,22,21,35,33,16,35,0,0,0,0,0,45,38,38,50,43,50,48,45,73,69,70,77, 64,54,65,50,83,39,75,60,115,60,64,50,62,72,106,111,102,113,136,85,80,28,122,0, 69,0,112,72,127,92,85,39,40,28,117,107,216,56,223,217,217,200,236,216,231,224, 225,218,252,224,226,159,209,206,199,160,215,138,178,147,372,358,29974,29975, 29975,29975,29975,29974,29976,29977,29977,29978,29980,29981]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qf3 {B48: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 Qc7 6 Be3 a6 without Be2} Bd6 8. O-O-O Be5 9. g3 Nge7 10. Qe2 b5 11. f4 Bxd4 {LiveBook: 12 Games} 12. Bxd4 Nxd4 13. Rxd4 Rb8 14. e5 Bb7 {[#]} 15. Bg2 $146 Bxg2 16. Qxg2 Nf5 17. Rd3 $1 d5 18. exd6 Nxd6 19. Rhd1 Nc4 20. b3 Nb6 21. f5 $1 O-O 22. fxe6 fxe6 23. Qe4 Rfe8 24. Qd4 Rbc8 {...b4! is the strong threat. } 25. Qd6 Qb7 26. Qe5 Qe7 (26... Qc7 $14 27. Qxc7 Rxc7) 27. Rd6 (27. Ne4 $1 $16 ) 27... Qc7 $14 {Threatens to win with ...b4.} 28. R1d2 Nd7 $1 {[%cal Rd7e5]} 29. Qd4 Nf6 {Hoping for ...e5.} 30. Ne4 Nxe4 31. Qxe4 e5 32. Kb1 (32. Rxa6 $6 Qc3 $14) (32. Rd7 $142 $1 {[%cal Rd7c7]} Qc6 33. Qg4) 32... Qc3 $16 33. Qd3 ( 33. Qd5+ $16 Kh8 34. Qd3 (34. Rxa6 e4 $14)) 33... Qa5 (33... Qc5 $11 {remains equal.}) 34. Qe4 (34. Re2 $16) 34... Qc3 $1 $14 35. Qd3 Qa5 36. Rd7 {White wants to mate with Qf5.} Qb4 (36... Qc3 $142) 37. Qf5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Intending Qf7+ and mate. White is in control.} Qf8 38. Qxf8+ Rxf8 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 39. Ra7 Rf6 (39... Ra8 $11 40. Re7 Rae8 41. Rxe8 Rxe8) 40. Re7 Rc5 (40... Rf5 $16) 41. Rd8+ $18 Rf8 42. Rdd7 Rf1+ 43. Kb2 Rf2 44. Rxg7+ Kf8 45. Rxh7 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Rcxc2+ 46. Ka3 $1 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Rxa2+ 47. Kb4 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Kg8 48. Rdg7+ $1 Kf8 49. Ra7 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Kg8 50. Rhe7 Kf8 (50... Rae2 $16 51. Rxa6 Rf7 52. Re8+ Kg7) 51. h4 ({Resist} 51. Rxe5 $6 Rxh2 52. Rf5+ Kg8 $16) 51... a5+ 52. Kxb5 Rf3 $2 (52... Rab2 $16 {is a better defense.} 53. Kc4 (53. Rxe5 Rxb3+ 54. Kc5 Rxg3 $16) 53... Rfc2+ 54. Kd3 Rg2) 53. Rec7 {[%cal Rc7c8]} Rxb3+ $2 {[#]} (53... Kg8 $18 54. b4 (54. Rxa5 Rxa5+ 55. Kxa5 Rxb3 $14) 54... e4 55. Rxa5 Rf5+ 56. Rc5 Rxa5+ 57. bxa5 Rxc5+ 58. Kxc5 e3) 54. Ka6 $1 {[%cal Rc7c8] White mates.} Rb8 55. Rh7 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Kg8 {[#]} 56. Rag7+ $1 Kf8 57. Rc7 {[%cal Rh7h8]} Kg8 58. h5 {[%cal Bh4h5,Bh5h6][%mdl 32] } Rd8 59. h6 {Precision: White = 68%, Black = 41%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Friedel, Joshua"] [Black "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2562"] [BlackElo "2521"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,61,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,-3,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,11,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Nf3 e6 8. Bd3 Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. O-O O-O 12. Rac1 Rac8 13. a3 a6 14. Rc2 Rc7 15. Rfc1 Rfc8 16. h3 h6 17. Nd2 {LiveBook: 3 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen. D14: Damengambit (Slawische Verteidigung, Abtauschvariante)} Nd7 (17... Na5 18. Ne2 Rxc2 19. Rxc2 Rxc2 20. Qxc2 Qc6 21. Qxc6 Nxc6 22. Nc3 Kf8 23. Kf1 Ke7 24. Ke2 Kd6 {1/2-1/2 (42) Dreev,A (2667)-Mamedyarov,S (2743) Dubai 2014}) 18. Ne2 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 18. Na4 Ne7 19. Nb3 Nb6 20. Nxb6 Rxc2 21. Rxc2 Rxc2 22. Qxc2 Qxb6 {1/2-1/2 (31) Rakay,K (2370)-Sochor,F (2489) ICCF email 2014}) 18... Ne7 19. Rxc7 Rxc7 20. Rc3 Rxc3 21. Qxc3 Qc6 22. Qxc6 Nxc6 $11 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KSS-KSS} 23. Nf4 Kf8 24. Kf1 Ke7 25. Ke2 Na7 26. Nd3 Nc8 27. Nb3 Nd6 28. Nbc5 h5 29. h4 g6 30. g3 Kd8 31. Nxd7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Black "Belous, Vladimir"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2532"] [BlackElo "2585"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,87,43,60,68,63,50,66,70,80,64,66,65,61,56,68,47,41,30,51,0,11,11,18, 8,27,14,18,18,30,33,24,0,25,29,80,65,85,52,55,44,94,70,109,90,114,110,114,116, 109,109,112,107,120,138,139,50,45,10,15,4,8,0,4,4,4,4,18,18,18,18,18,18,18,18, 18,18]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 Bg4 6. Be2 Nfd7 7. Be3 { E90: King's Indian: Classical: Early deviations and 6 h3} (7. d5 Nc5 8. Nd4 Bxe2 9. Ndxe2 a5 10. Be3 Nbd7 11. Qd2 a4 12. O-O O-O 13. f4 e6 14. Bd4 Bxd4+ 15. Nxd4 {1/2-1/2 (48) Gupta,A (2610)-Ehlvest,J (2536) chess.com INT 2018}) 7... Nc6 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 8. Ng1 Bxe2 9. Ngxe2 {White is slightly better.} Na5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... a6 10. Rc1 Na5 11. Qd3 c5 12. b3 O-O 13. O-O Re8 14. Rfd1 b6 {1/2-1/2 (27) Hutters,T (2413)-Jacobsen,B (2301) Denmark 2009}) 10. b3 c5 11. O-O cxd4 12. Bxd4 Bxd4 13. Nxd4 O-O 14. Re1 {[%cal Bf1e1,Be1e3,Be3f3] [%mdl 32]} Nc6 {[%cal Ba5c6,Bc6e5,Be5g4][%mdl 32]} 15. Nd5 a6 16. a4 (16. Qd2 $14) 16... Nc5 {[#] Strongly threatening ...Nxd4.} 17. Rb1 e6 18. Nc3 Ne5 19. Re3 Qf6 20. Nde2 Rad8 21. f4 Ng4 22. Rf3 {Hoping for h3.} Qe7 23. Ng3 b5 (23... f5 $11) 24. axb5 $16 axb5 25. Nxb5 {b4 is the strong threat.} d5 26. cxd5 exd5 27. e5 Ne4 28. h3 {[%cal Bh2h3,Bh3g4][%mdl 32]} Qb4 29. hxg4 {Threatens to win with Nd4.} Qxb5 30. Qd4 Nxg3 31. Rxg3 Rc8 32. Rd1 Rc5 33. f5 Rc2 34. Qxd5 (34. Kh2 $16) 34... Rc5 $14 35. Qd3 (35. Qd2 {feels hotter.} Rxe5 36. Qh6 Qb6+ 37. Kh2 Qf6 38. Rh3) 35... Rxe5 {The position is equal.} 36. Qxb5 Rxb5 $11 { [%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 37. Rf3 Rfb8 38. fxg6 hxg6 39. Rd7 Rxb3 40. Rfxf7 {Black must now prevent Rg7+.} Rg3 $1 41. Rg7+ Kh8 42. Rh7+ Kg8 43. Rdg7+ Kf8 44. Rf7+ {Precision: White = 59%, Black = 41%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Black "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E39"] [WhiteElo "2484"] [BlackElo "2563"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 18,75,39,38,38,39,30,39,28,21,22,15,76,74,76,65,97,82,90,64,144,143,191, 203,226,216,225,218,230,218,233,227,215,223,234,244,340,323,336,316,316,329, 536,547,540,528,528,552,649,640,610,642,1050,1014,1697,1661,1638,1639,29982, 29983]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 O-O 6. a3 Bxc5 7. Nf3 b6 8. Bf4 Bb7 9. Rd1 Nh5 {E39: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...c5 5 dxc5 0-0} ( 9... Nc6 10. e3 h6 11. Be2 Nh5 12. Bd6 Bxd6 13. Rxd6 Qe7 14. Qd2 Nf6 15. O-O Na5 16. b4 Nb3 17. Qd3 e5 18. Rxf6 {1-0 (36) Akobian,V (2647)-Gagare,S (2494) Caleta 2018}) 10. Bc1 {LiveBook: 24 Games} Be7 11. e4 {[%cal Be2e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} a6 {White is slightly better.} 12. Be2 Qc7 13. e5 $146 {And now g4 would win.} ({Predecessor:} 13. O-O d6 14. Nd4 Nf6 15. f4 Nc6 16. Nb3 Rac8 17. Be3 { 1-0 (30) Huber,M (2343)-Matsenko,S (2537) Graz 2016}) 13... f6 $1 14. Bd3 f5 { [#]} (14... g6 $1 $11) 15. Be2 $1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Black is under strong pressure.} g6 16. O-O Ra7 17. Rfe1 Ng7 18. Bf4 Rc8 ({Better is} 18... Bxf3 $1 $14 19. Bxf3 g5) 19. Qd2 Qd8 20. Be3 Bc5 21. Na4 Bxe3 22. Qxe3 ({Worse is} 22. fxe3 Be4 $11) 22... Bxf3 23. Bxf3 ({Don't take} 23. Qxf3 $6 Nc6) 23... Rxc4 24. Nxb6 f4 25. Qd3 Rc5 26. b4 Rb5 27. Na4 {[%cal Bb6a4,Ba4c5,Bc5e4,Be4f6][%mdl 32] } Rc7 28. Nc5 Rb6 29. Qd4 a5 $2 {[#]} (29... Nf5 30. Qxf4 Qh4) 30. Ne4 $18 Rb5 31. Nf6+ Kh8 32. Qxf4 Qe7 33. Be2 Rbb7 34. b5 Rc3 35. Rc1 Rbc7 36. Rxc3 Rxc3 37. Rc1 g5 38. Rxc3 {Precision: White = 90%, Black = 44%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Black "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B67"] [WhiteElo "2354"] [BlackElo "2580"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,116,10,33,0,0,-17,-31,-27,0,-50,-20,-58,-54,-50,-53,-56,-49,-39,-54, -52,-60,-154,-170,-187,-195,-188,-119,-295,-208,-213,-210,-201,-118,-125,-119, -101,-85,-107,0,-23,-23,-23,-23,-70,-72,-120,-150,-174,-163,-128,-100,-115, -112,-105,-119,-100,-125,-189,-147,-187,-206,-277,-268,-231,-254,-225,-178, -177,-182,-182,-180,-279,-287,-593,-592,-517,-516,-1054,-1299,-1198,-1129, -4798,-3346,-29968,-29963,-29971,-29974,-29969,-29971,-29982,-29983,-29983, -29984,-29986,-29987]} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Qd2 a6 8. O-O-O Bd7 9. f3 Be7 10. g4 h5 {B67: Sizilianisch (Richter/ Rauser-Angriff)} 11. gxh5 Nxh5 12. Bxe7 (12. Be3 Ng3 13. Rg1 Nxf1 14. Rdxf1 Bf6 15. Nxc6 Bxc6 16. Bd4 Qc7 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Qd4 {1/2-1/2 (38) Dvirnyy,D (2533) -Nevednichy,V (2557) Plovdiv 2015}) 12... Qxe7 {LiveBook: 10 Partien. Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 13. Nb3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13. Nde2 Ne5 14. f4 Ng4 15. Rg1 Nxh2 16. Bg2 O-O-O 17. Qe3 Kb8 18. Bh3 {1-0 (40) Nestorovic,L (2382) -Janzelj,T (2440) Skopje 2018}) 13... g5 14. Qxd6 Qxd6 15. Rxd6 Ne5 16. Rb6 Bc6 17. Na5 Ng3 $1 {[%cal Rg3h1]} 18. Rg1 Nxf1 19. Rxf1 O-O-O $36 {[%mdl 2048] Schwarz hat Initiative.} 20. Rf2 Rh3 21. Nxc6 Nxc6 22. Na4 (22. Ne2 $15) 22... Nd4 $1 $17 23. b3 {Mit der Idee Sc5.} Kc7 $1 ({Und nicht} 23... Rxf3 24. Rxf3 Nxf3 25. Nc5 $15) 24. Rd2 Rxf3 (24... Nc6 $19 25. Rg2 Rh5) 25. Rg2 $2 (25. Rb4 $17 Nc6 26. Rxd8 Nxb4 27. Rd4) 25... Rf1+ 26. Kb2 Nf3 27. Rb4 Rh8 ({Besser ist } 27... b5 $19 28. Nc3 Ne5 29. Nxb5+ axb5 30. Rxg5 f6) 28. Nc5 a5 29. Rc4 b5 $1 {[%cal Rb5c4]} 30. Rc3 {Weiss will Sxe6+ spielen.} Kd6 (30... b4 $1 $17 { [%cal Rb4c3]} 31. Re3 g4) 31. Nb7+ Ke5 $1 32. Nxa5 Kf4 33. Nb7 g4 {[%cal Bg5g4, Bg4g3][%mdl 32]} 34. Nc5 Nxh2 35. a4 bxa4 36. bxa4 Rf3 37. Nd3+ Kxe4 38. a5 g3 $1 39. a6 Nf1 40. a7 (40. Nc5+ $17 Kf4 41. Nd3+ Kf5 42. Rc7) 40... Ra8 { Droht ...Se3 und aus.} 41. Nc5+ Kf4 42. Rc4+ {[#]} Kf5 $1 {Und weiter mit ... Se3 wäre nett.} 43. Ra4 {[#]} Ne3 $1 {[%cal Re3g2]} 44. Rg1 Rf4 45. Rxg3 Rxa4 46. Nxa4 {Tf3+ ist eine echte Drohung.} Rxa7 $19 {[%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTS-KTS} 47. Nc5 (47. Rf3+ {ist wohl besser.} Ke4 48. Rh3) 47... Rc7 48. Rxe3 $2 (48. Na6 {ist eine bessere Chance.} Rxc2+ 49. Kb3) 48... Rxc5 {KT-KT} 49. Rf3+ Kg6 50. Kb3 (50. Rg3+ $142 Kf6 51. Kb3) 50... f5 {[%cal Bf7f5,Bf5f4,Bf4f3,Bf3f2] [%mdl 32]} 51. c4 e5 {[%cal Be6e5,Be5e4][%mdl 32]} 52. Kb4 Rc8 53. c5 f4 { Schwarz setzt Matt.} 54. Kc4 Kf5 55. Rf1 e4 56. Rc1 f3 57. Kd4 Kf4 58. c6 f2 { Precision: Weiß = 32%, Schwarz = 78%.} 0-1 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Belous, Vladimir"] [Black "Saduakassova, Dinara"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A10"] [WhiteElo "2585"] [BlackElo "2484"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "93"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,93,-5,-8,-24,-3,-12,1,-5,3,-4,20,18,18,20,21,8,16,0,0,0,0,-23,-26,-15, -15,-34,-39,-25,-25,-56,-60,-37,43,26,57,54,51,47,48,55,29,0,9,0,7,0,11,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-35,55,33,49,34,141,114,245,225,230,212,262,207,941,936,939,766, 1004,889,1453,1395,1370,1322,6087,9264,29939,6417,29981,5269]} 1. c4 b6 2. b3 Nf6 3. Bb2 Bb7 4. Nf3 (4. Bxf6 exf6 5. Nc3 f5 6. e3 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Rc1 O-O 9. g3 Nc6 10. Bg2 Ne7 {1-0 (39) McShane,L (2640)-Salgado Lopez,I (2644) Riadh 2017 }) 4... g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. e4 {A10: English Opening: Unusual Replies for Black} d6 7. Nc3 c5 $146 ({Predecessor:} 7... e5 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2 Nc6 10. O-O Nd7 11. Nd5 a5 {1-0 (56) Tolonen,L (2329)-Saastamoinen,A (2193) Lahti 1999}) 8. g3 { The position is equal.} O-O 9. Bg2 Nbd7 10. O-O a6 11. a3 e6 12. Re1 Qc7 13. d4 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Rac8 15. Ndb5 axb5 16. Nxb5 Qb8 {Hoping for ...Rfd8.} 17. Nxd6 e5 18. Nxc8 Rxc8 19. Bh3 Rd8 {[%mdl 1024] Black has compensation.} 20. f3 Bh6 ({ Black should try} 20... Nc5 $15 21. Bxe5 Qa8) 21. Qc2 $14 Nc5 {...Rd2 is the strong threat.} 22. Rad1 Re8 23. b4 $1 {[%cal Rb4c5]} Ne6 24. Bxe6 Rxe6 25. Rd3 Bf8 26. Red1 Be7 27. Bc1 Nxe4 28. fxe4 Bxe4 29. Rd8+ Bxd8 30. Qxe4 Qc8 31. Be3 Be7 32. Kg2 Kg7 33. c5 bxc5 (33... Qa6 $1 $15 34. Qd3 bxc5 35. bxc5 Qc6+ 36. Qd5 Qxd5+ 37. Rxd5 Kf6) 34. b5 $1 f5 35. Qd5 Kf6 ({Black should play} 35... f4 $1 $14 36. gxf4 Bd6) 36. h4 $1 $16 Kg7 {[#]} (36... Qc7 $16) 37. a4 $1 $18 { [%cal Ba3a4,Ba4a5][%mdl 32]} f4 {[#]} 38. Bc1 $1 fxg3 39. Bb2 Bf6 $2 (39... Bd6 40. Rf1 (40. Kxg3 Rf6 $14) 40... Qd7) 40. Qd7+ Qxd7 41. Rxd7+ {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Kh6 42. a5 e4 43. Bxf6 Rxf6 44. b6 {[%cal Bb5b6,Bb6b7][%mdl 32]} e3 45. Re7 Rf2+ 46. Kxg3 Ra2 47. b7 {Precision: White = 78%, Black = 34%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Stukopin, Andrey"] [Black "Friedel, Joshua"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D20"] [WhiteElo "2580"] [BlackElo "2562"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "24"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 23,24,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bxc4 Nb6 6. Bb3 Nc6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. Ng5 Bxd1 9. Bxf7+ Kd7 10. Be6+ $146 Ke8 11. Bf7+ Kd7 12. Be6+ Ke8 {LiveBook: 220 Games. D20: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Ramirez, Alejandro"] [Black "Abrahamyan, Tatev"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A05"] [WhiteElo "2572"] [BlackElo "2354"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,73,34,51,39,60,68,60,62,101,92,110,105,120,113,117,108,116,103,105, 112,112,112,112,112,115,110,157,154,159,147,164,143,131,136,206,202,196,193, 200,187,197,191,250,227,268,268,291,283,319,318,343,368,338,333]} 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 e6 3. Bb2 Be7 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 c5 8. Nc3 d6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Qxd4 {A30: Englische Eröffnung (Symmetrische Variante)} a6 11. Rfd1 (11. e4 Nbd7 12. h3 Qc7 13. Rfe1 Rfe8 14. Qe3 Bf8 15. Nd4 g6 16. Rad1 Rad8 17. Ba1 Qb8 18. Qd2 Bg7 19. g4 Nc5 {0-1 (53) Karjakin,S (2760)-Ivanchuk,V (2729) Medias 2017}) 11... Qc7 {LiveBook: 32 Partien} 12. Ba3 {[%cal Ra3d6] Weiß steht etwas besser.} Ne8 13. Qe3 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 13. Rac1 Nd7 14. e4 Nc5 15. Qe3 Nf6 16. Nd4 Rac8 17. Bb2 Qb8 18. h4 {0-1 (40) Kostanjsek,Z (2230)-Bozinovic,B (2255) Medulin 1997}) 13... Nf6 14. Rac1 Rd8 15. Bh3 Bf8 16. Nd5 exd5 17. cxd5 Qe7 18. Qxe7 Bxe7 19. Rc7 $1 {[%csl LRb7,LRe7]} Bxd5 20. Rxe7 Nc6 21. Re3 Re8 22. Rxe8+ Rxe8 23. Kf1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss hat starke Initiative.} Bxf3 24. exf3 d5 25. Bb2 Rd8 26. Bf5 Nb4 27. Bb1 b5 (27... a5 $16 {war einen Versuch wert.} 28. Be5 Na6) 28. Rc1 $18 d4 {[#]} 29. Bxd4 $1 {[%mdl 512]} Nbd5 (29... Rxd4 30. Rc8+) 30. a3 Ne8 31. Bb2 Nec7 (31... f6 {ist wohl besser.} 32. Be4 Ne7) 32. Rc6 Ne6 33. Be4 ({Weniger gut wäre} 33. Rxa6 Ndc7 $14) 33... Ndc7 34. f4 g6 35. Be5 Rd7 36. f5 gxf5 37. Bxf5 {Precision: Weiß = 89%, Schwarz = 47%.} 1-0 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Matsenko, Sergei"] [Black "Dragun, Kamil"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A06"] [WhiteElo "2563"] [BlackElo "2591"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "82"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,82,0,4,0,8,4,2,-38,13,3,24,32,38,0,5,7,58,49,158,172,181,172,183,181, 170,144,151,69,69,68,70,64,67,17,18,22,17,17,15,19,52,62,63,26,43,50,30,40,39, 0,0,4,4,4,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nc6 3. d4 Bf5 4. c3 e6 5. Bg2 h6 6. O-O {D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4} Nf6 7. Nbd2 Bd6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} (7... a5 8. a4 Bd6 9. Re1 Bh7 10. Nh4 Ne4 11. Nhf3 O-O 12. Nxe4 Bxe4 {1-0 (37) Kuzubov,Y (2699) -Bosiocic,M (2624) Riadh 2017}) 8. Re1 Bh7 $146 ({Predecessor:} 8... O-O 9. Nh4 Bh7 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Bxe4 13. Rxe4 Qf6 14. Qh5 Rfe8 15. Bd2 { 1-0 (47) Sedlacek,O (2289)-Koutny,P (2196) Czechia 2010}) 9. b4 O-O 10. a3 a5 ( {Better is} 10... b5 $15) 11. b5 $11 Ne7 12. c4 {And now c5 would win.} c5 13. cxd5 Nexd5 14. Bb2 {Hoping for e4.} Ne4 (14... cxd4 $11 15. Bxd4 Ne4) 15. Rc1 $14 {Nxe4 is the strong threat.} Ndf6 (15... cxd4 $14 16. Nxe4 (16. Nxd4 Nxd2 17. Qxd2 Be7 $14) 16... Bxe4) 16. Nxe4 $16 Nxe4 17. Nd2 Nxd2 18. Qxd2 Qb6 19. a4 Rfd8 20. Red1 (20. Qe3 $16 Rdc8 21. Rc4) 20... e5 $1 $14 21. d5 ({Of course not} 21. dxe5 Bxe5 22. Bxe5 Rxd2 $15) 21... e4 22. Rc4 Re8 23. e3 (23. Qc3 { with more complications.} Be5 24. Qc1 e3 25. fxe3 Bxb2 26. Qxb2 Rxe3 27. Bf3) 23... Qc7 24. Qc2 {[%cal Rg2e4]} f5 25. b6 Qxb6 26. Ba3 {[%cal Ra3c5]} Rec8 27. Rc1 Bg6 28. g4 ({Much worse is} 28. Bxc5 Rxc5 29. Rxc5 Bxc5 $11) 28... f4 29. Bxe4 Bxe4 30. Rxe4 fxe3 31. fxe3 Re8 {The position is equal.} 32. Bxc5 Bxc5 33. Qxc5 Qg6 34. Rf4 Qd3 $1 35. Qd4 Rxe3 36. Rd1 (36. Rc7 {is interesting.} Re1+ 37. Kg2 Re2+ 38. Kf1 Qxd4 39. Rxd4 Rae8 40. g5) 36... Qxd4 37. Rfxd4 Rd8 38. Rb1 Re5 39. d6 Rd7 40. Kg2 Kf7 41. h4 Ke6 {Precision: White = 69%, Black = 67%. } 1/2-1/2 [Event "Summer Chess Classic B 2018"] [Site "Saint Louis"] [Date "2018.05.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Ali Marandi, Cemil Can"] [Black "Aghasaryan, Robert"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C47"] [WhiteElo "2521"] [BlackElo "2532"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "61"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 32,61,31,40,50,48,48,34,48,41,58,58,68,58,66,66,66,65,77,43,43,43,43,43, 43,20,20,20,20,0,23,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5 8. exd5 cxd5 9. O-O O-O 10. Bg5 c6 11. Qf3 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Qxf6 gxf6 14. Ne2 Bd6 15. Nd4 {C47: Schottisches Vierspringerspiel} c5 16. Nf5 Bxf5 17. Bxf5 {LiveBook: 19 Partien. Weiß steht etwas besser.} Rab8 ( 17... Be5 18. Rad1 Bxb2 19. Rxd5 Bd4 20. c3 Bxc3 21. Rxc5 Bd4 22. Rc4 Rfd8 23. Rfc1 Bb6 24. Rc8 Raxc8 25. Rxc8 Rxc8 26. Bxc8 {1/2-1/2 (26) Ganguly,S (2650) -Harikrishna,P (2744) Riadh 2017}) 18. b3 Rfe8 19. Rfe1 Kf8 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 19... Re5 20. Bd3 Rbe8 21. Kf1 Kf8 22. g3 R8e7 {1/2-1/2 (32) Lillo Castany,V (2287)-Alonso Garcia,R (2397) Pamplona 2010}) 20. g3 Rxe1+ 21. Rxe1 $14 { [%mdl 4096] Endspiel KTL-KTL} Bc7 22. Kg2 Re8 23. Rxe8+ Kxe8 {KL-KL} 24. Kf3 Ke7 25. h4 Ba5 26. Ke2 Kd6 27. Bg4 Ke5 28. Bh5 Ke6 29. Bf3 Ke5 30. Bh5 Ke6 31. Bf3 {Precision: Weiß = 48%, Schwarz = 21%.} 1/2-1/2
Final
Rank Name Score M/F Rating TPR W-We 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 GM Dragun, Kamil 6.5 M 2595 2694 +1.18 1 1 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ 1 ½
2 GM Stukopin, Andrey 5.5 M 2579 2610 +0.40 ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½
3 GM Aghasaryan, Robert 5.0 M 2532 2578 +0.56 ½ ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½
4 GM Ali Marandi, Cemil Can 5.0 M 2530 2578 +0.56 1 ½ ½ ½ ½ 0 1 ½ ½
5 GM Ramirez, Alejandro 4.5 M 2572 2530 -0.50 ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ 0 ½ 0 1
6 GM Matsenko, Sergei 4.5 M 2560 2532 -0.33 ½ ½ ½ 1 ½ ½ ½ 0 ½
7 IM Saduakassova, Dinara 4.5 F 2481 2540 +0.73 0 ½ 1 ½ 0 1 ½ 1 0
8 GM Friedel, Joshua 4.0 M 2562 2488 -0.85 ½ ½ ½ ½ 1 0 0 ½ ½
9 GM Belous, Vladimir 3.0 M 2568 2406 -1.93 0 0 0 0 ½ 0 1 ½ 1
10 WGM Abrahamyan, Tatev 2.5 F 2366 2387 +0.18 ½ 0 0 ½ ½ 1 0 0 0
Generated by Swiss Master for Windows on 23-05-2018 at 15:32

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