Wei Yi Becomes Finalist of FIDE Grand Prix Leg in Jerusalem He is to face Ian Nepomniachtchi.

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Wei Yi Becomes Finalist of FIDE Grand Prix Leg in Jerusalem He is to face Ian Nepomniachtchi.

 

The tiebreak of the semi-final of the FIDE Grand Prix leg organized by World Chess was played in Jerusalem on 

Having made a draw as Black, Wei Yi took advantage of his opponent’s mistake in the opening and got a decisive advantage. The Chinese grandmaster won the match 1.5-0.5 to face Ian Nepomniachtchi in the final.

 

A junior világranglistát vezető kínai Wei Yi lesz a GP fináléjában az orosz Jan Nepomnjacsij ellenfele

Jeruzsálemben a kínai Wei Yi lesz az orosz Jan Nepomnjacsij ellenfele a Grand Prix viadal döntőjében. A junior világranglistát vezető 20 esztendős nagymester a torna elődöntőjének rájátszásában a második rapidpartiban 27 lépésben nyert a cseh David Navara ellen, a 2,5 – 1,5-ös győzelmével jutott a fináléba. A kétjátszmás döntő szombaton kezdődik, 1 – 1 esetén rájátszás döntene. Jan Nepomnjacsij győzelme esetén lenne világbajnokjelölt.

[Event “Jerusalem FIDE Grand Prix”]
[Site “Jerusalem ISR”]
[Date “2019.12.19”]
[Round “3.3”]
[White “Navara, David”]
[Black “Wei, Yi”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “2707”]
[BlackElo “2725”]
[ECO “A15”]
[Opening “English opening”]
[EventDate “2019.12.11”]
[WhiteFideId “309095”]
[BlackFideId “8603405”]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Qb3 Nb6 6. d4 Bg7 7. e4 Bg4
8. Bb5+ c6 9. Ng5 O-O 10. Be2 Bxe2 11. Nxe2 c5 12. dxc5 N6d7 13. Qxb7 Qa5+
14. Bd2 Qa6 15. c6 Qxc6 16. Qxc6 Nxc6 17. Rc1 Rac8 18. b3 Nde5 19. O-O Nd3
20. Rcd1 Nb2 21. Rb1 Rfd8 22. Nf3 Nd3 23. Rfd1 Ncb4 24. a3 Nc2 25. Ba5 Rd6
26. b4 Nxa3 27. Rb3 Nc1 28. Rxd6 exd6 29. Rxa3 Nxe2+ 30. Kf1 Nc3 31. b5
Nxb5 32. Ra2 Rc4 33. Bd2 Rc6 34. Ke2 Kf8 35. Kd3 a6 36. Bb4 Ke8 37. Nd2 Kd7
38. Nc4 Bd4 39. f3 Bg1 40. Ra1 Bd4 41. Ra4 Bg1 42. Ra1 Bd4 43. Ra4 Be5 44.
g3 Ke6 45. f4 Bg7 46. Na5 Rc7 47. Nc4 Rc6 48. Na5 Rc1 49. Nb3 Rb1 50. Kc4
Nc7 51. Ba5 Nb5 52. Bb4 Nc7 53. Ba5 d5+ 54. exd5+ Nxd5 55. Nc5+ Kd6 56.
Nxa6 Rb2 57. Bb4+ Nxb4 58. Nxb4 Rxh2 59. Ra6+ Kd7 60. Nd3 Rc2+ 61. Kd5 Rc7
62. Ne5+ Bxe5 63. Kxe5 Ke7 64. g4 Rc4 65. Ra7+ Kf8 66. f5 Rc5+ 67. Kf6 Rc6+
68. Kg5 Kg7 69. fxg6 hxg6 70. Rb7 Rc4 71. Ra7 Re4 72. Rb7 Kf8 73. Rb8+ Re8
74. Rb7 Re7 75. Rb8+ Kg7 76. Kf4 f6 77. Rb6 Rc7 78. Kg3 Rc3+ 79. Kf2 Kf7
80. Rb7+ Ke6 81. Rb6+ Kf7 82. Rb7+ Kf8 83. g5 f5 84. Rb6 Kf7 85. Rb7+ Ke8
86. Rb6 f4 87. Rxg6 Rg3 88. Rf6 Rxg5 89. Rxf4 Rg7 90. Kf3 Rf7 91. Rxf7 Kxf7
1/2-1/2


[Event “Jerusalem FIDE Grand Prix”]
[Site “Jerusalem ISR”]
[Date “2019.12.19”]
[Round “3.4”]
[White “Wei, Yi”]
[Black “Navara, David”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteTitle “GM”]
[BlackTitle “GM”]
[WhiteElo “2725”]
[BlackElo “2707”]
[ECO “A06”]
[Opening “Reti”]
[Variation “Nimzovich-Larsen attack”]
[EventDate “2019.12.11”]
[WhiteFideId “8603405”]
[BlackFideId “309095”]

1. Nf3 d5 2. b3 Bf5 3. Bb2 e6 4. d3 h6 5. Nbd2 Nf6 6. g3 c5 7. Ne5 Nbd7 8.
e4 Bh7 9. Nxd7 Qxd7 10. Bg2 Qd8 11. exd5 exd5 12. Qe2+ Be7 13. Bxf6 gxf6
14. O-O Bf5 15. Rae1 Be6 16. Qh5 Qd7 17. Rxe6 Qxe6 18. Bxd5 Qd7 19. Bxf7+
Kd8 20. Re1 Kc7 21. Be6 Qd8 22. Nc4 a6 23. Bd5 Ra7 24. Qf7 Re8 25. Bf3 b5
26. Na5 Kb6 27. Nc6 1-0



Jerusalem FIDE Grand Prix Jerusalem ISR Wed 11th Dec 2019 – Mon 23rd Dec 2019
Leading Round 3 (of 4) Standings:
Rk Name Ti FED Rtg Pts
Final
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian GM RUS 2767
1 Wei, Yi GM CHN 2725
Round 3
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian GM RUS 2767 1.5
2 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime GM FRA 2780 0.5
1 Wei, Yi GM CHN 2725 2.5
2 Navara, David GM CZE 2707 1.5
Round 2
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime GM FRA 2780 2.5
2 Andreikin, Dmitry GM RUS 2724 1.5
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian GM RUS 2767 2.5
2 So, Wesley GM USA 2760 1.5
1 Wei, Yi GM CHN 2725 3.5
2 Karjakin, Sergey GM RUS 2754 2.5
1 Navara, David GM CZE 2707 1.5
2 Jakovenko, Dmitry GM RUS 2698 0.5
Round 1
1 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime GM FRA 2780 3
2 Topalov, Veselin GM BUL 2737 1
1 Andreikin, Dmitry GM RUS 2724 2.5
2 Wojtaszek, Radoslaw GM POL 2725 1.5
1 So, Wesley GM USA 2760 1.5
2 Yu, Yangyi GM CHN 2738 0.5
1 Nepomniachtchi, Ian GM RUS 2767 3
2 Gelfand, Boris GM ISR 2684 1
1 Wei, Yi GM CHN 2725 2.5
2 Giri, Anish GM NED 2769 1.5
1 Karjakin, Sergey GM RUS 2754 4.5 *
2 Harikrishna, Pentala GM IND 2724 4.5
1 Navara, David GM CZE 2707 4.5
2 Wang, Hao GM CHN 2756 3.5
1 Jakovenko, Dmitry GM RUS 2698 3.5
2 Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar GM AZE 2772 2.5
34 players