Wesley So defends his Leon Masters title

Wesley So defends his Leon Masters title

The Philippines born US star Wesley So has won his second consecutive Leon Masters after needing tiebreaks to beat Spanish no. 1 Paco Vallejo in the final. Paco was the dominant force in the rapid games, but So demonstrated his defensive gifts again and again to take the match to blitz, where he overcame his rival. Wesley didn't only win the tournament but also won over the public with his good humour and entertaining interventions in the press conferences.

july 5 - 9 | León Masters | León, Spain , at 16:30 local time, Wesley So will take on the rising Indian star, Rameshbabu Praggnanandha

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Paco opened all his games in the final with 1.d4 | Photo: Official website

 

Wesley So - Chess Terminator & Leon Masters Champion!

The loneliness of a chess player | photo: Raúl Martínez

[Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.06"] [Round "1.1"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa R"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2529"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bf4 Bf5 (3... e6 4. Nb5 Na6 5. e3 c6 6. Nc3 Nc7 7. Nf3 Bd6 8. Ne5 O-O 9. Qf3 Bb4 10. Bd3 Nb5 11. O-O Nxc3 12. bxc3 Bxc3 { 0-1 (33) Jobava,B (2690)-Anand,V (2782) Riadh 2017}) 4. Nb5 Na6 5. e3 e6 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 6. c4 {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} Be7 7. a3 O-O 8. c5 $146 {The position is equal.} ({Predecessor:} 8. Nc3 c5 9. Nf3 Qa5 10. Qa4 Qb6 11. Qb5 Rac8 12. Qxb6 axb6 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 exd5 {1-0 (42) Parramon Ros,F (2224)-Mayor Sanchez,A (2167) Girona 2017}) 8... Ne8 9. b4 c6 10. Nc3 Nb8 11. g4 Bg6 12. Nf3 Nf6 13. Ne5 Nfd7 14. Nxg6 fxg6 15. Bg3 g5 16. Bd3 Bf6 17. h4 gxh4 18. Bd6 e5 $2 (18... Rf7 $1 $14) 19. g5 $1 $18 ({But not} 19. Bxf8 $6 Qxf8 20. Ne2 e4 $14) 19... Bxg5 20. Qh5 $2 (20. dxe5 $18 Qe8 21. Bxf8 Nxf8 22. f4) 20... e4 $11 21. Nxe4 dxe4 22. Bc4+ Kh8 {aiming for ...Be7.} 23. Bxf8 g6 24. Qg4 Nxf8 25. Qxe4 Qe7 (25... Nbd7 {looks sharper.} 26. Ke2 Qe8 27. Qxe8 Rxe8 28. b5 Bf6) 26. Qxe7 Bxe7 27. Ke2 g5 28. Rab1 a6 29. d5 (29. a4 $11 {keeps the balance.}) 29... cxd5 $17 30. Bxd5 Nc6 31. Rhd1 Rb8 (31... Kg7 $17 32. a4 Rc8) 32. Be4 (32. b5 $11 axb5 33. Rxb5) 32... Kg7 33. b5 axb5 34. Rxb5 Na7 35. Rxb7 Rxb7 36. Bxb7 Bxc5 37. a4 Kf6 38. Be4 h6 39. Rd5 Ne6 40. Rf5+ Ke7 41. Bd5 { Hoping for Bxe6.} Bd6 42. a5 h3 43. Kf3 h5 44. Bxe6 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KBN} g4+ $1 45. Ke4 Kxe6 46. Rxh5 h2 47. Rh6+ Ke7 48. Kd5 {Strongly threatening Rh7+.} Bc7 49. a6 Kf7 50. e4 Kg7 51. Rh5 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (51. Rh4 $15 Kf6 52. e5+ Bxe5 53. Ke4) 51... Kg6 $19 52. Rh8 Kf6 $2 (52... Bf4 $1 $19 53. Rh4 Kg5) 53. Kc5 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (53. e5+ $15 Bxe5 54. Ke4) 53... Kg5 $1 54. Kd4 {[#]} Bb6+ $2 ({Black should try} 54... g3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rg3f2]} 55. fxg3 Bxg3 56. Rg8+ Kh5 57. Rh8+ Kg4 58. Rxh2 Bxh2) 55. Kd5 $11 Bxf2 56. Rxh2 g3 57. Rh8 Nb5 {Threatens to win with ...Nc7+.} 58. Rg8+ Kf4 {...Nc7+ is the strong threat.} 59. Rf8+ Ke3 60. e5 g2 61. Rg8 Kf3 62. Kc6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} ( 62. Rxg2 $11 Kxg2 63. e6) 62... Bg3 $19 {Black is clearly winning.} 63. e6 g1=Q 64. e7 Nc7 {Precision: White = 48%, Black = 51%.} 0-1 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.07"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Santos Latasa, Jaime"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C42"] [WhiteElo "2576"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "107"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 24,107,18,28,34,35,31,39,47,46,62,24,33,25,28,40,64,37,72,60,53,48,66, 55,50,58,79,84,106,106,96,97,102,102,104,87,170,165,203,202,187,177,185,178, 162,172,165,164,150,180,183,168,175,177,830,705,1516,1510,1317,1288,897,804, 29965,2048,29967,29968,29974,29975,29974,29976,29976,29977,29977,29978,29978, 29979,29979,29980,29980,29981,29981,29982,29982,29983,29983,29981]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d3 Nf6 6. d4 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O Bg4 9. h3 {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} Bh5 10. Re1 c5 11. dxc5 dxc5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Bxg6 {LiveBook: 3 Games} hxg6 14. Qxd8 Bxd8 15. Bf4 { [#]} Bb6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 15... Ba5 16. c3 Rd8 17. Nbd2 {1-0 (48) Rause,O (2622)-Patrici,N (2511) Argentina 1996}) 16. Na3 Nc6 17. c3 Rfd8 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. Bxe5 Nh7 20. Rad1 Ng5 21. Kg2 Rxd1 22. Rxd1 {Hoping for Rd7.} Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KBN-KBN} 24. Nb5 a6 25. Nd6 b6 26. f4 {And now Nb7 would win.} Ne6 27. f5 gxf5 28. gxf5 Nf8 29. Ne8 Nd7 (29... g6 $16 { keeps fighting.}) 30. Bxg7 $18 f6 {aiming for ...Kf7.} 31. Bh6 $1 Ne5 32. Kf1 b5 33. Ke2 c4 34. b3 cxb3 35. axb3 {[%cal Ba2b3,Bb3b4][%mdl 32]} a5 36. Nd6 a4 37. b4 $1 ({Don't take} 37. Nxb5 $6 axb3 38. Kd2 Kf7 $16) 37... Nf7 38. Nxf7 Kxf7 $2 {KB-KB} (38... a3) 39. Kd3 Ke7 40. Bf4 Bb6 {[#]} 41. h4 $1 {[%cal Bh3h4,Bh4h5][%mdl 32]} Bf2 {[#]} 42. h5 $1 Be1 43. Bc1 Kf7 44. c4 {[%cal Bc3c4, Bc4b5][%mdl 32] White mates.} Bxb4 45. cxb5 a3 46. Kc4 a2 47. Bb2 Ba5 48. Kb3 Kg7 49. Kxa2 Kh6 50. Bxf6 Kxh5 51. Be7 Kh6 52. Kb3 Kg7 53. Kc4 Kf7 54. Bg5 { Precision: White = 86%, Black = 51%.} 1-0 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.06"] [Round "1.1"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa, R."] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [Annotator "NA"] [PlyCount "128"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "1200+10"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} d5 { [%emt 0:00:25]} 3. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 4. Nb5 {[%emt 0: 01:49]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:33]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:37]} 6. c4 { [%emt 0:01:58]} Be7 {[%emt 0:04:43]} 7. a3 {[%emt 0:01:43]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:54] } 8. c5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:02:02]} 9. b4 {[%emt 0:01:36]} c6 { [%emt 0:01:14]} 10. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 11. g4 {[%emt 0: 02:26]} Bg6 {[%emt 0:00:55]} 12. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:57]} 13. Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:48]} Nfd7 {[%emt 0:01:26]} 14. Nxg6 {[%emt 0:03:28]} fxg6 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 15. Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:50]} g5 {[%emt 0:02:08]} 16. Bd3 {[%emt 0: 00:11]} Bf6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 17. h4 {[%emt 0:03:56]} gxh4 {[%emt 0:00:38]} 18. Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:21]} e5 {[%emt 0:02:11]} 19. g5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} Bxg5 {[%emt 0: 00:19]} 20. Qh5 {[%emt 0:00:18]} e4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 21. Nxe4 {[%emt 0:01:03]} dxe4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 22. Bc4+ {[%emt 0:00:31]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 23. Bxf8 { [%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 24. Qg4 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Nxf8 {[%emt 0:00: 01]} 25. Qxe4 {[%emt 0:01:01]} Qe7 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 26. Qxe7 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Bxe7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 27. Ke2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 28. Rab1 { [%emt 0:00:08]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 29. d5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} cxd5 {[%emt 0:00: 17]} 30. Bxd5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 31. Rhd1 {[%emt 0:00:27]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 32. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 33. b5 { [%emt 0:00:01]} axb5 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 34. Rxb5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Na7 {[%emt 0: 00:11]} 35. Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rxb7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 36. Bxb7 {[%emt 0:00: 01]} Bxc5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 37. a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 38. Be4 {[%emt 0:00:32]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 39. Rd5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ne6 {[%emt 0:00: 15]} 40. Rf5+ {[%emt 0:00:11]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 41. Bd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 42. a5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} h3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} 43. Kf3 { [%emt 0:00:09]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 44. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} g4+ {[%emt 0:00: 05]} 45. Ke4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Kxe6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 46. Rxh5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} h2 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 47. Rh6+ {[%emt 0:00:32]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 48. Kd5 { [%emt 0:00:08]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 49. a6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Kf7 {[%emt 0:00: 13]} 50. e4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 51. Rh5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Kg6 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 52. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 53. Kc5 { [%emt 0:00:35]} Kg5 {[%emt 0:00:12]} 54. Kd4 {[%emt 0:00:12]} Bb6+ {[%emt 0:00: 16]} 55. Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bxf2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 56. Rxh2 {[%emt 0:00:00]} g3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 57. Rh8 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Nb5 {[%emt 0:00:30]} 58. Rg8+ { [%emt 0:00:06]} Kf4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 59. Rf8+ {[%emt 0:00:04]} Ke3 {[%emt 0:00: 11]} 60. e5 {[%emt 0:00:14]} g2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 61. Rg8 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Kf3 { [%emt 0:00:02]} 62. Kc6 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Bg3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 63. e6 {[%emt 0: 00:40]} g1=Q {[%emt 0:00:13]} 64. e7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 0-1 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.07"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Santos Latasa, Jaime"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C95"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2576"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 33,81,22,22,13,12,16,12,10,68,62,75,50,38,24,55,35,35,0,18,8,18,15,18, 18,10,14,18,8,14,26,16,0,14,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 {[%cal Bb1d2,Bd2f1,Bf1g3][%mdl 32]} Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. Bg5 h6 16. Bd2 Bg7 17. a4 Nb6 {LiveBook: 25 Games. C95: Closed Ruy Lopez: Breyer Variation with 10 d4} 18. axb5 axb5 19. b3 {[#]} Rxa1 $146 ({Predecessor:} 19... c5 20. d5 Qc7 21. Qe2 c4 22. b4 Reb8 23. Be3 Bc8 24. Qd2 Kh7 25. Nh2 Rxa1 26. Rxa1 {0-1 (100) Pichot,A (2544)-Cheparinov,I (2689) Doha 2016}) 20. Qxa1 exd4 (20... h5 $11) 21. cxd4 $14 c5 22. Qa5 cxd4 23. Qxb5 Nfd7 {[%cal Bf6d7,Bd7b6,Bb6d5][%mdl 32]} 24. Ba5 Qb8 25. Rd1 Rc8 26. Bxb6 ({ Don't go for} 26. Nxd4 $2 Bxd4 27. Rxd4 Rxc2 $19) 26... Bc6 27. Qb4 {[#] Ba5 is the strong threat.} Nxb6 28. Nxd4 Ba8 {With the idea ...Bxd4.} 29. Bd3 d5 30. exd5 Nxd5 31. Qxb8 Rxb8 32. Nde2 {The position is equal.} Kf8 33. Nf1 Rxb3 34. Bc4 Rb2 35. Bxd5 Bxd5 36. Rxd5 {[#] And now Nf4 would win.} Rxe2 $11 { KRB-KRN} 37. Ne3 Ra2 38. g3 Ra7 39. Kg2 Bf6 40. Ng4 Kg7 41. Nxf6 {Precision: White = 65%, Black = 57%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.06"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Praggnanandhaa R"] [Black "So, Wesley"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B51"] [WhiteElo "2529"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "68"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "1200+10"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} d6 {[%emt 0: 00:00]} 3. Bb5+ {[%emt 0:00:33]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:49]} 4. a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Ngf6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 5. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 6. a5 { [%emt 0:00:41]} a6 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 7. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Bg7 {[%emt 0:00:02] } 8. d3 {[%emt 0:00:16]} O-O {[%emt 0:01:16]} 9. O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb8 { [%emt 0:00:44]} 10. e5 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Ne8 {[%emt 0:01:20]} 11. Nd5 {[%emt 0: 03:54]} Nc6 {[%emt 0:00:40]} 12. Nb6 {[%emt 0:02:12]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 13. Nxc8 {[%emt 0:01:22]} Rxc8 {[%emt 0:02:35]} 14. e6 {[%emt 0:00:41]} f6 { [%emt 0:04:15]} 15. Qe1 {[%emt 0:02:58]} d5 {[%emt 0:00:47]} 16. Bb3 {[%emt 0: 00:08]} Qd6 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 17. Ra4 {[%emt 0:04:44]} Nc7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 18. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Bxe5 {[%emt 0:00:44]} fxe5 { [%emt 0:00:02]} 20. c4 {[%emt 0:00:26]} e4 {[%emt 0:01:25]} 21. dxe4 {[%emt 0: 00:39]} d4 {[%emt 0:01:42]} 22. e5 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Qc6 {[%emt 0:00:17]} 23. Ra3 {[%emt 0:00:34]} Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:46]} 24. Ba4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qc7 { [%emt 0:00:02]} 25. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Nd8 {[%emt 0:02:32]} 26. Qe4 {[%emt 0: 00:27]} Qxa5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 27. Bd7 {[%emt 0:00:02]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:00:27]} 28. Qd5+ {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kh8 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 29. Ng5 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Qc7 { [%emt 0:01:08]} 30. f4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} b5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 31. Rh3 {[%emt 0: 00:08]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Ne6 {[%emt 0:00:16]} Nxe6 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 33. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb6 {[%emt 0:00:26]} 34. Rg3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rd8 { [%emt 0:00:05]} 0-1 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.06"] [Round "1.3"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Praggnanandhaa R"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A45"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2529"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "1200+10"] 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Bf4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} d5 { [%emt 0:00:01]} 3. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bf5 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 4. Nb5 {[%emt 0: 00:01]} Na6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. e3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} e6 {[%emt 0:01:51]} 6. c4 { [%emt 0:00:02]} c6 {[%emt 0:00:33]} 7. Nc3 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Nb4 {[%emt 0:02:49] } 8. Rc1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qa5 {[%emt 0:00:54]} 9. Qd2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} dxc4 { [%emt 0:02:34]} 10. Bxc4 {[%emt 0:00:24]} Nbd5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 11. Be5 { [%emt 0:02:21]} Nxc3 {[%emt 0:01:05]} 12. Bxf6 {[%emt 0:00:20]} gxf6 {[%emt 0: 00:10]} 13. bxc3 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Rg8 {[%emt 0:03:22]} 14. g3 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Ba3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} 15. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Rd8 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 16. f3 { [%emt 0:00:20]} b5 {[%emt 0:02:40]} 17. Bd3 {[%emt 0:01:23]} b4 {[%emt 0:01:29] } 18. Bxf5 {[%emt 0:01:35]} bxc3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 19. Qc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb8 {[%emt 0:01:28]} 20. Be4 {[%emt 0:05:48]} Rb2 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 21. Bxc6+ { [%emt 0:00:01]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 22. Qa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qxa4 {[%emt 0:00: 35]} 23. Bxa4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} c2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 24. Bxc2 {[%emt 0:00:33]} Rxc2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 25. Nh3 {[%emt 0:01:13]} Bb4+ {[%emt 0:01:28]} 26. Kf1 { [%emt 0:00:01]} Rgc8 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 27. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:52]} Rxh2 {[%emt 0: 00:23]} 28. Nf2 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:21]} Rxg2 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 30. Kxg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bd2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 31. Kh3 { [%emt 0:00:12]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 32. Ng4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Bc1 {[%emt 0:00: 34]} 33. d5 {[%emt 0:00:15]} exd5 {[%emt 0:00:19]} 34. Rxd5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxa2 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 35. Rc5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} h5 {[%emt 0:00:25]} 36. Rxh5 { [%emt 0:00:55]} Bb2 {[%emt 0:00:13]} 37. Rc5 {[%emt 0:01:20]} Bd4 {[%emt 0:00: 04]} 38. Rc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rd2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} 39. Nh6 {[%emt 0:00:09]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 40. Kg4 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 41. Ra4 { [%emt 0:01:28]} Be3 {[%emt 0:00:11]} 42. f4 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Bb6 {[%emt 0:00: 10]} 43. Kf5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 44. g4 {[%emt 0:01:50]} Rd4 {[%emt 0:00:09]} 45. Ra6 {[%emt 0:00:54]} Bc7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 46. Kxf6 { [%emt 0:00:02]} Rxf4+ {[%emt 0:00:03]} 47. Kg7 {[%emt 0:00:13]} Bb6 {[%emt 0: 00:17]} 48. g5 {[%emt 0:00:03]} Ke6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 49. Ra2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 50. Re2+ {[%emt 0:00:09]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00:04]} 51. Rg2 { [%emt 0:00:21]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 52. Re2+ {[%emt 0:00:19]} Re3 {[%emt 0:00: 01]} 53. Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.07"] [Round "1.3"] [White "Santos Latasa, Jaime"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2576"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 21,84,14,9,13,39,38,107,100,102,102,100,16,20,22,18,0,6,0,0,0,0,0,8,1, 13,8,7,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,44,0,0,9,9,18, 22,0,0]} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 O-O {C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4} (7... Nxe5 8. Rxe5 O-O 9. d4 Bf6 10. Re1 Nf5 11. d5 Re8 12. Rxe8+ Qxe8 13. Qd3 d6 14. Nd2 Bg5 15. Nf3 Bxc1 16. Rxc1 Bd7 17. Re1 Qd8 18. Qc4 {1-0 (31) Carlsen,M (2843)-Aronian,L (2764) Stavanger 2018}) 8. d4 Nf5 9. Nf3 d5 10. Bf4 Bd6 11. Bxd6 Nxd6 { LiveBook: 3 Games} 12. Nc3 Bg4 $146 ({Predecessor:} 12... Ne7 13. h3 c6 14. Bd3 Bf5 15. Qd2 {1/2-1/2 (34) Grandelius,N (2643)-Vallejo Pons,F (2711) Doha 2016}) 13. Nxd5 Nf5 {[#]} (13... Bxf3 $14 14. Qxf3 Nxd4) 14. Ne3 $1 $16 {[%cal Re3g4]} Bxf3 15. Qxf3 Ncxd4 16. Qd1 ({White should play} 16. Qxb7 $16 {And now Nxf5 would win.} Rb8 17. Qe4 (17. Qxa7 Qg5 $16)) 16... g6 $11 17. Nxf5 Nxf5 18. g3 Qf6 19. c3 Rad8 20. Qc2 h5 21. Rad1 Rxd1 22. Rxd1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Bd3 Nd6 25. Qe2 Qg5 26. h4 Qd5 27. a3 a5 28. Bc2 Kf8 29. Bd3 Kg8 30. Bc2 Kf8 31. Bd3 b5 32. Qe3 a4 33. Qe2 Qc5 34. Kg2 Kg7 35. Kg1 Kf6 36. Kg2 Qd5+ 37. Kg1 Qe5 38. Qf3+ Kg7 39. Kf1 c5 {The position is equal.} 40. Qc6 c4 41. Bc2 Kf8 42. Qf3 {[#] Bxg6 is the strong threat.} Kg7 {Precision: White = 64%, Black = 70%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.07"] [Round "1.4"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Santos Latasa, Jaime"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E34"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2576"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "135"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,135,22,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,16,17,11,14,15,14,19,0,5,0,0, 0,0,0,8,0,0,-12,0,0,0,-16,4,5,53,49,56,49,71,71,71,68,72,62,71,70,72,70,69,70, 71,62,62,62,62,61,72,69,71,71,71,72,81,79,116,79,79,30,30,29,29,28,78,83,93,8, 31,32,54,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,0,0,0,8,0,5,0,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,8,93,100,101,101,101, 101,29984,29985,29984,-216]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. bxc3 O-O {LiveBook: 9 Games. E34: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...d5} 9. f3 Qd6 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9... b6 10. Bd3 Qc6 11. Ne2 c4 12. Be4 Nxe4 13. fxe4 Bb7 14. Ng3 Nd7 15. O-O f5 16. d5 exd5 17. Nxf5 { 1/2-1/2 (49) Korobov,A (2692)-Karjakin,S (2785) Doha 2016}) 10. Ne2 Nc6 { The position is equal.} 11. Nf4 b6 12. Be2 Rd8 13. Rd1 Bb7 14. O-O Rac8 { [%cal Rc5d4]} 15. Qb2 Na5 16. Be1 Nd5 (16... h6 {with more complications.} 17. Bg3 Qe7 18. e4 cxd4 19. cxd4 Nc4) 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Bh4 {And now dxc5 would win.} Rf8 19. Bg3 Qe7 20. Rfe1 cxd4 21. cxd4 Nc4 22. Bxc4 Bxc4 23. e4 Qb7 24. h4 b5 25. a3 a5 26. Qd2 Qb6 27. Bf2 b4 28. d5 Qd6 29. axb4 axb4 30. dxe6 Qxe6 31. Qxb4 Rfd8 32. Kh2 h6 33. Bg3 Bd3 34. Rd2 Ba6 35. Red1 Rxd2 36. Rxd2 Bc4 37. Qb2 Qe7 38. Qd4 Be6 39. Rb2 Qc5 40. Be5 Qxd4 41. Bxd4 $14 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRB} Rd8 42. Rb4 Rd7 43. h5 f5 44. e5 {[%cal Be4e5,Be5e6,Be6e7][%mdl 32]} Bf7 45. Rb8+ Kh7 46. Bc5 Bxh5 47. e6 Rd2 48. e7 Re2 {[#]} 49. Kg1 (49. Rf8 $1 $16) 49... Re5 50. Bb4 {aiming for Rf8.} f4 51. Rf8 g5 $1 52. Kh2 Re6 53. g4 fxg3+ $1 54. Kxg3 Re3 55. Bc5 Re5 56. Bd6 Re6 57. Bb4 Re2 58. Bd6 Re6 $132 { [%mdl 2048] Black is not keeping still} 59. Bc5 {Hoping for f4.} Re5 60. Rc8 Re6 61. f4 gxf4+ 62. Kxf4 {Threatens to win with Kf5.} Kg7 63. Rf8 Kh7 (63... Bf7 $1 $11) 64. Kf5 $16 Re1 65. Bd4 {[%csl Gd4][%cal Rf8h8]} Bg6+ 66. Kf6 Re4 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (66... Bh5 $16 67. Bc3 Rc1) 67. Be5 Re2 {[#]} 68. Rh8+ $4 { [%mdl 40960] Precision: White = 50%, Black = 60%. . Loss on Time!?} (68. Ke6 $1 {mates} Rxe5+ 69. Kxe5 Kg7 70. e8=Q Bxe8 71. Rxe8 Kg6 72. Rg8+ Kf7 73. Rg3) 1-0 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.06"] [Round "1.4"] [White "Praggnanandhaa R"] [Black "So, Wesley"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "2529"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "ChessBase"] [PlyCount "116"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] [TimeControl "1200+10"] 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} e5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 2. Nf3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nc6 { [%emt 0:00:00]} 3. Bc4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Bc5 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 4. O-O {[%emt 0: 00:02]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 5. d3 {[%emt 0:00:02]} O-O {[%emt 0:00:03]} 6. a4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} h6 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 7. h3 {[%emt 0:00:59]} d6 {[%emt 0:00:14]} 8. c3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} a5 {[%emt 0:00:05]} 9. Re1 {[%emt 0:00:20]} Be6 { [%emt 0:00:11]} 10. Bxe6 {[%emt 0:01:06]} fxe6 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 11. Be3 { [%emt 0:00:38]} Bxe3 {[%emt 0:01:29]} 12. Rxe3 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Qe8 {[%emt 0: 00:01]} 13. Nbd2 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Nh5 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 14. g3 {[%emt 0:02:19]} Qf7 {[%emt 0:00:34]} 15. Qe2 {[%emt 0:01:14]} Rad8 {[%emt 0:00:58]} 16. Nh4 { [%emt 0:01:07]} d5 {[%emt 0:01:59]} 17. Rf1 {[%emt 0:02:16]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:02: 34]} 18. Qd1 {[%emt 0:01:58]} d4 {[%emt 0:01:16]} 19. cxd4 {[%emt 0:00:37]} exd4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 20. Ree1 {[%emt 0:00:09]} g5 {[%emt 0:02:05]} 21. Ng2 { [%emt 0:01:28]} Qh5 {[%emt 0:01:43]} 22. Qxh5 {[%emt 0:01:06]} Nxh5 {[%emt 0: 00:02]} 23. Nc4 {[%emt 0:00:59]} Nf6 {[%emt 0:01:32]} 24. Rc1 {[%emt 0:01:23]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:10]} 25. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:31]} Nde5 {[%emt 0:02:29]} 26. Rfd1 { [%emt 0:02:09]} Rd7 {[%emt 0:01:19]} 27. Nc4 {[%emt 0:01:15]} Nf3+ {[%emt 0:01: 09]} 28. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:44]} Rdf7 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 29. Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:17]} Kg7 {[%emt 0:01:15]} 30. Ne1 {[%emt 0:00:49]} Nfe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 31. Nxe5 { [%emt 0:00:08]} Nxe5 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 32. Rdc1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} c5 {[%emt 0:00: 31]} 33. Ra1 {[%emt 0:00:33]} b6 {[%emt 0:00:28]} 34. Kg1 {[%emt 0:00:14]} h5 { [%emt 0:00:08]} 35. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Kf6 {[%emt 0:00:24]} 36. Ra3 {[%emt 0: 00:05]} Ke7 {[%emt 0:00:18]} 37. Rb3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Nd7 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 38. Re2 {[%emt 0:00:08]} Kd6 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 39. Nc2 {[%emt 0:00:14]} Kc6 { [%emt 0:00:14]} 40. Na3 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Ne5 {[%emt 0:00:20]} 41. Nc4 {[%emt 0: 00:03]} Nxc4 {[%emt 0:00:06]} 42. dxc4 {[%emt 0:00:01]} g4 {[%emt 0:00:03]} 43. hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:20]} hxg4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 44. Rd3 {[%emt 0:00:15]} Rh8 { [%emt 0:01:40]} 45. Rd1 {[%emt 0:00:05]} Rfh7 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 46. Rg1 { [%emt 0:00:10]} Rh2+ {[%emt 0:00:33]} 47. Kf1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rf8 {[%emt 0:00: 00]} 48. e5 {[%emt 0:00:29]} Rf3 {[%emt 0:00:22]} 49. Rg2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} Rh1+ {[%emt 0:00:21]} 50. Rg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rxg1+ 51. Kxg1 {[%emt 0:00:01]} Rb3 { [%emt 0:00:23]} 52. Kg2 {[%emt 0:00:22]} Rb4 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 53. f3 {[%emt 0: 00:17]} Rxc4 {[%emt 0:00:16]} 54. fxg4 {[%emt 0:00:05]} d3 {[%emt 0:00:00]} 55. Rf2 {[%emt 0:00:19]} Rc2 {[%emt 0:00:07]} 56. Kf3 {[%emt 0:00:10]} d2 {[%emt 0: 00:04]} 57. Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:10]} Rxd2 {[%emt 0:00:01]} 58. g5 {[%emt 0:00:04]} Kd5 {[%emt 0:00:02]} 0-1 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.07"] [Round "1.5"] [White "Santos Latasa, Jaime"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2576"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "96"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,96,17,9,0,0,0,12,10,10,9,9,6,7,4,7,0,7,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,-21,-24,-12, -19,-16,-15,-17,0,-23,0,-181,0,-23,-13,-37,-16,-40,-27,-49,-30,-39,0,-19,-4, -21,0,-48,-26,-32,-38,-61,-31,-72,0,-75,0,-27,-22,-38,-38,-38,0,0,33,0,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,0,0]} 1. Nf3 e6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O Nf6 5. a4 b4 6. d3 a5 { A05: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 Nf6} (6... d5 7. a5 Be7 8. c3 Na6 9. Qa4+ c6 10. Bg5 Rb8 11. Nd4 Qd7 12. cxb4 Ba8 13. b5 cxb5 14. Qd1 {1-0 (35) Kurajica,B (2516) -Bistric,F (2346) Sarajevo 2018}) 7. e4 Be7 8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Re1 d6 10. Nc4 Nbd7 {LiveBook: 5 Games} 11. b3 $146 ({Predecessor:} 11. Nfd2 d5 12. e5 Ne8 13. f4 Qb8 14. Ne3 c5 {1-0 (50) Troyke,C (2319)-Osmanodja,F (2275) Nuremberg 2013}) 11... d5 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Bb2 Bf6 14. Nfe5 Nxe5 15. Nxe5 c5 16. Qd2 Qc7 17. Rad1 Rad8 18. h3 h6 19. Ba1 Ne7 {[%cal Bd5e7,Be7c6,Bc6d4][%mdl 32]} 20. Bxb7 Qxb7 21. Qf4 Rd5 22. Qe4 Bxe5 23. Bxe5 Nc6 24. Bb2 Nd4 25. Rd2 Rfd8 (25... Qa7 {is more complex.} 26. Qg2 Rfd8 27. Re3 e5 28. Re1 Qd7) 26. Qg2 R8d7 27. Kh1 $2 {[#]} (27. f4 $11) 27... Qc7 $2 (27... Nf3 $1 $19 {[%cal Rf3e1][%mdl 512]} 28. Qxf3 Re5 29. Rxe5 (29. Re3 $2 Rxe3 30. Qxb7 Re1+ 31. Kg2 Rxb7 $19) 29... Qxf3+ 30. Kh2 Qc6) 28. Re3 e5 29. Kh2 f6 30. Re1 Qd6 31. Re3 Rd8 32. Re1 Qd7 33. Re3 (33. Bxd4 $5 cxd4 34. f4 $15) 33... Rd6 34. Re1 Kf7 (34... c4 {feels hotter.} 35. bxc4 Ne6 36. Rde2 Rb8 37. Rb1 Kh8) 35. Qe4 (35. Bxd4 {seems wilder.} Rxd4 36. Qf3 Kg8 37. Rde2 Qd5 38. Qg2) 35... Qc6 (35... c4 {keeps more tension.} 36. bxc4 Qxa4 37. Bxd4 Rxd4 38. Qb7+ Qd7) 36. Qxc6 Rxc6 37. Kg2 g5 38. Re4 h5 ( 38... Rg8 $17) 39. f3 (39. f4 $11) 39... Kg6 (39... Rg8 $17) 40. h4 gxh4 41. Rxh4 Nf5 42. Re4 $1 Nd6 43. Ree2 Rc7 44. Rd1 (44. f4 $5 {[%cal Rf4e5]}) 44... Nf5 {The position is equal.} 45. Rh1 Nd4 46. Rf2 Nf5 47. Re2 Nd4 48. Rf2 Nf5 { Precision: White = 34%, Black = 35%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.07"] [Round "1.6"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "Santos Latasa, Jaime"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E34"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2576"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "175"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 15,175,12,22,0,0,0,11,-15,30,25,28,18,22,13,27,12,28,20,15,0,26,12,23, 23,31,34,32,28,48,52,48,48,34,46,45,14,17,0,0,0,0,0,12,7,7,14,111,66,152,129, 134,127,136,102,120,112,142,135,153,156,173,129,127,132,139,133,151,119,166, 116,165,144,172,148,168,85,181,181,401,394,361,277,645,636,648,646,651,640,689, 740,704,570,698,633,625,0,567,526,483,447,382,373,477,477,436,416,412,387,604, 598,605,595,512,500,680,502,1650,1137,1725,1376,1680,1501,1516,985,1584,0,547, 0,1547,435,1426,1397,1902,1572,12836,12836,12837,12837,12838,12839,12839,12836, 12839,12836,12837,12837,12838,12839,12839,12839,12839,6303,2581,1753,12843, 12843,12844,12844,12847,12847,12848,12848]} 1. d4 {Roiz,M} Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. e3 c5 7. Bd2 Bxc3 8. bxc3 O-O {LiveBook: 9 Games. E34: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...d5} 9. Ne2 $146 ({Predecessor:} 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. c4 Qd6 11. Bc3 cxd4 12. exd4 b6 13. Be2 Bb7 14. O-O Rac8 15. Rfd1 Ne7 16. Qb3 {0-1 (83) Riazantsev,A (2654)-Harikrishna,P (2737) Geneva 2017 CBM 180 [Roiz,M]}) 9... b6 10. Ng3 Qc6 {The position is equal.} (10... Qd6 {feels hotter.} 11. f3 Nc6 12. Be2 Bb7 13. Rd1 Rac8) 11. Qb3 Ba6 12. Bxa6 Nxa6 13. O-O Rfd8 14. Rfd1 Rac8 15. a4 Nb8 16. Be1 h6 17. Rab1 Nbd7 18. a5 bxa5 19. Ra1 $1 Rb8 20. Qa2 Rb7 21. Qxa5 Rdb8 22. h3 Kh7 23. Qa2 Kg8 24. Qe2 Rb2 25. Qc4 R8b7 26. Nf1 Ne4 27. f3 Nd6 28. Qa6 R2b6 29. Qa4 Qxa4 30. Rxa4 c4 (30... Rb2 $11 { remains equal.}) 31. Bg3 Rc6 (31... Nf5 $1 $14) 32. Bxd6 Nb6 33. Ra5 Rxd6 34. Rb1 Rd5 35. Ra6 Rc7 36. e4 {[%cal Be3e4,Be4e5][%mdl 32]} Rd8 37. Ne3 g6 38. e5 Kg7 39. Kf2 Rdd7 40. Rb4 Kf8 41. f4 h5 42. g3 Ke7 43. Kf3 Kd8 44. Ra1 Kc8 45. Ke4 (45. Ra5 $18) 45... Rc6 (45... Nd5 $16) 46. Rb5 $18 Kc7 $2 {[#]} (46... Rcc7 47. Rba5 Kb8) 47. Rxa7+ Kd8 48. Rxd7+ Kxd7 $2 (48... Nxd7 49. Ra5 f5+ 50. Kf3 Nb6) 49. d5 exd5+ 50. Nxd5 Nxd5 51. Kxd5 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KR-KR} Ra6 52. Rb7+ Ke8 53. Kxc4 Ra1 54. Rb8+ Ke7 55. Rb7+ $2 {[#]} ({Better is} 55. h4 $18 {And now Rb7+ would win.} Rg1 56. Rb7+ Ke6 57. Rb6+ Ke7 58. Kd5) 55... Ke6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (55... Ke8 $1 $11) 56. Rb6+ Ke7 57. Kd5 Rd1+ 58. Ke4 Re1+ 59. Kf3 Rc1 60. Rb7+ Ke6 61. Rc7 Rd1 (61... Rc2 $142 62. g4 hxg4+ 63. hxg4 Rc1) 62. Rc6+ Ke7 63. h4 Rd3+ 64. Kf2 Ke8 65. Rc7 Kf8 (65... Rd2+ $142 66. Ke3 Rc2) 66. c4 Rc3 67. c5 Ke8 68. c6 Kf8 69. Rc8+ Ke7 70. Rc7+ $2 (70. c7 $18 {Strongly threatening Ke2.} Rc2+ 71. Ke3) 70... Ke6 $2 {[%mdl 8192]} (70... Kf8 $1 $11 { and Black stays safe.} 71. Rc8+ Ke7) 71. Rc8 (71. Ke2 $142 Rxg3 72. Kd2 Rg2+ 73. Kc3) 71... Ke7 72. Kg2 (72. c7 $142 Rc1 73. f5 gxf5 74. Kf3) 72... Rc2+ ( 72... Ke6 $142 73. Re8+ Kd5) 73. Kf3 Rc3+ 74. Ke4 Rxg3 75. Ra8 Rc3 76. Kd5 Rd3+ 77. Kc5 Rc3+ 78. Kb5 Rb3+ 79. Kc4 Rb1 80. Kd5 Rd1+ 81. Kc5 Rc1+ 82. Kb6 Rb1+ 83. Kc7 (83. Ka7 $142 Rd1 84. c7 Ra1+ 85. Kb8 Rb1+ 86. Kc8) 83... Rb4 84. Ra7 Rxf4 85. Kb8+ Ke6 86. c7 Rc4 87. c8=Q+ Rxc8+ 88. Kxc8 {Precision: White = 61%, Black = 32%.} 1-0 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.08"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "So, Wesley"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E32"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 22,71,0,-43,-53,-59,-35,-6,-15,-30,-16,-29,-37,-28,158,165,165,170,254, 249,396,393,396,395,513,520,491,475,464,319,722,723,737,723,969,954,1040,1024, 1043,1021,1277,1200,3759,1661,1324,1334,1348,1285,29993,29994,29994,29995]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. e4 d5 6. e5 Ne4 7. Bd3 c5 8. Nf3 { E32: Nimzo-Indian: Classical (4 Qc2): 4...0-0} cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nd7 10. Bf4 Qh4 11. g3 Qh5 12. h4 {LiveBook: 5 Games} (12. O-O g5 13. cxd5 Bxc3 14. bxc3 exd5 15. Bxe4 dxe4 {1/2-1/2 (30) So,W (2786)-Nakamura,H (2787) Saint Louis 2018}) 12... Nxe5 13. Be2 $1 {[%cal Re2h5]} Ng4 14. Bxg4 $1 Qxg4 15. f3 Qh5 16. g4 $146 Qg6 {And now ...Nxc3 would win.} 17. fxe4 {Strongly threatening 0-0-0.} Qf6 $2 {[#] } (17... e5 $1 $11 18. Bxe5 Bxg4) 18. Nde2 $1 $16 e5 19. Bg5 Qf3 (19... Qa6 $142) 20. O-O-O $18 d4 (20... dxc4 {is a better defense.} 21. Rhg1 Bxc3) 21. Rdf1 Qg2 22. Nd5 d3 23. Qxd3 Bxg4 24. Ng3 Bc5 25. Be7 Rfc8 $2 (25... Bd4 26. Ba3 Rfe8) 26. Bxc5 Rxc5 27. Kb1 b5 28. Qe3 Rxc4 29. Rf2 Rxe4 30. Qxe4 Qxf2 31. Qxg4 Rd8 32. Nh5 {[%csl Gh5][%cal Rg4g7] [#]} g6 33. Nhf6+ Kg7 34. h5 { Intending hxg6 and mate.} Qf5+ 35. Qxf5 gxf5 36. Rg1+ {Precision: White = 83%, Black = 28%.} 1-0 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.08"] [Round "2.2"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 16,69,-10,-7,6,6,6,12,3,0,7,-13,-19,-6,0,-38,-52,-45,-48,-37,-43,-130, -51,-179,-61,-64,63,-94,-94,-84,-46,-31,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,-25,0,0,268,339,417,415, 534,350,348,0,527,518,678,678,29992,29993]} 1. Nf3 e6 2. b3 b6 3. e4 Bb7 4. Nc3 c5 5. Bb2 a6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Qc7 {B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines} 8. Qd2 Nf6 9. f3 {LiveBook: 3 Games} Nc6 {The position is equal.} 10. Nxc6 dxc6 ( 10... Bxc6 11. O-O-O Be7 12. Kb1 O-O 13. Bd3 b5 14. g4 d6 15. h4 {1-0 (31) Short,N (2671)-Ikeda,J (2397) Ballarat 2016}) 11. O-O-O Be7 12. Bd3 $146 ({ Predecessor:} 12. g4 h6 13. h4 Nd7 14. f4 O-O-O 15. Bg2 {0-1 (38) Galko,A-Papp, J (2100) Balatonlelle 2001}) 12... b5 13. e5 Nd7 $1 14. Ne4 {Hoping for Nd6+!} Nxe5 15. Qc3 f6 16. Nc5 Bc8 17. Be4 O-O 18. Qe3 (18. Kb1 $15) 18... a5 ({ Better is} 18... Nf7 $1 $17 {And now ...f5 would win.} 19. Qc3 Ng5) 19. h3 {[#] } (19. Kb1 $15) 19... a4 (19... Nf7 $1 $19 {Strongly threatening ...f5.} 20. Qc3 Ng5) 20. f4 $15 Ng6 ({Black should try} 20... Nf7 $15 21. b4 e5) 21. Nxe6 $2 (21. Bxg6 $1 $14 {was forced to keep a grip.} Qa7 22. Bxh7+ Kxh7 23. b4) 21... Bxe6 $17 22. Bxg6 Bd5 ({Don't play} 22... hxg6 $6 23. Qxe6+ Kh8 24. Rd7 $14) 23. Be4 axb3 24. Bxd5+ cxd5 {[%csl Gb3][%cal Rc7c2]} 25. Qxb3 Qxf4+ 26. Kb1 Kh8 27. Rxd5 b4 28. Re1 $36 {[%mdl 2048] White fights for an advantage.} Rfe8 $2 {[%mdl 8192] [#]} (28... Qc7 $11) 29. Rd4 $1 $18 {[%cal Rd4f4,Bd5d4, Bd4e4,Be4e7][%mdl 32]} Qc7 30. Rde4 Qd7 31. Qe6 Qa4 32. Qb3 (32. Qf7 $142 Rf8 33. Qxe7) 32... Qd7 33. Qf7 b3 34. axb3 {[%cal Re4e7]} Ra7 {[#]} 35. Rxe7 $1 { [%mdl 512] Precision: White = 39%, Black = 23%.} 1-0 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.08"] [Round "2.3"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "So, Wesley"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D12"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "91"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 19,91,5,10,11,10,10,8,9,12,10,10,8,18,14,22,10,64,64,64,66,62,62,62,58, 99,99,103,100,97,97,97,78,80,72,66,66,65,65,65,65,65,81,84,17,77,0,99,0,80,65, 66,72,97,96,97,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bd3 {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4} (6. Qb3 b5 7. c5 a5 8. Ne5 a4 9. Qd1 g6 10. Be2 Bg7 11. O-O O-O 12. g4 Be6 13. f3 Nfd7 14. Nd3 {1/2-1/2 (41) Navara,D (2727)-Eljanov,P (2702) Brest 2018}) 6... Bxd3 7. Qxd3 e6 8. O-O Bb4 9. Bd2 O-O 10. Nxd5 Nxd5 { LiveBook: 7 Games} 11. cxd5 Bxd2 12. Qxd2 {Strongly threatening dxe6.} exd5 13. Ne5 {[#]} Re8 $146 ({Predecessor:} 13... Nd7 14. Nxd7 Qxd7 {0-1 (50) Tratar,M (2489)-Bosiocic,M (2555) Slovenia 2014}) 14. b4 Nd7 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. a4 a5 17. bxa5 Ra7 (17... Ra6 $11) 18. Rab1 $14 Rea8 19. Qb4 h5 20. h4 Qg4 21. g3 g5 22. hxg5 h4 23. Qd6 hxg3 24. fxg3 Qxg5 25. Rf3 Qg6 26. Qxg6+ fxg6 $16 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRR-KRR} 27. a6 Rxa6 28. Rxb7 Rxa4 29. Rf6 Ra2 30. Rxg6+ Kh8 31. Rh6+ Kg8 32. Rg6+ (32. Rh2 {is interesting.} Rxh2 33. Kxh2 Rc8 34. Kg2 c5 35. Kf3) 32... Kh8 $1 33. Rh6+ (33. Rf6 {feels hotter.} Re2 34. Re7 c5 35. dxc5 Kg8 36. Rf2) 33... Kg8 {[#]} 34. Rh2 $1 Rxh2 35. Kxh2 $14 {KR-KR} Re8 {[#]} 36. Rb3 $1 Kf7 37. g4 ({White should try} 37. Rc3 $16) 37... Kf6 $11 {The position is equal.} 38. Kg3 Kg5 39. Rc3 Re6 40. Ra3 Re7 41. Rb3 Re8 42. Kf3 Rf8+ 43. Ke2 Kxg4 44. Rb1 Ra8 45. Rg1+ Kf5 46. Rf1+ {Precision: White = 80%, Black = 78%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.08"] [Round "2.4"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A04"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 9,75,0,12,-29,-19,-21,-25,-39,-41,-47,-34,-43,-25,-100,0,-54,-45,-117, -112,-109,-109,-105,-115,-156,-171,-163,-161,-159,-154,-161,-157,-176,-172, -206,-175,-159,-137,-139,-140,-145,-130,-138,-117,-129,-79,-83,-78,-81,-78,-72, -51,-70,-25,-29,-32,-76,-77,-75,-66,-114,-114,-114,-111,-113,0,-76,0,-99]} 1. Nf3 e6 2. b3 b6 (2... Nf6 3. Bb2 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 d5 6. c4 dxc4 7. bxc4 c5 8. O-O Be7 9. d3 O-O 10. Nbd2 Nc6 11. Ne5 Qc7 12. Ndf3 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 Qd7 14. a4 Qc8 15. a5 Nd7 16. Bc3 Bc6 17. Qc2 Bf6 18. Bxf6 Nxf6 {1/2-1/2 (30) So,W (2815) -Carlsen,M (2832) chess.com INT 2017}) 3. e4 Bb7 4. Nc3 d5 5. exd5 exd5 6. Bb5+ $146 {A04: Unusual lines after 1 Nf3 and King's Indian Attack} ({Predecessor:} 6. d4 Nf6 7. Bb5+ c6 8. Bd3 Bb4 9. Bd2 Qe7+ {1/2-1/2 (34) Dragnev,V (2436) -Manik,M (2408) Frydek Mistek 2016}) 6... c6 {[%cal Bc7c6,Bc6c5][%mdl 32]} 7. Bd3 Nf6 8. Qe2+ {Black has an edge.} Be7 $1 9. Ba3 c5 $1 10. Bb5+ Nbd7 11. Ne5 (11. O-O $11) 11... d4 (11... O-O $17 {Threatens to win with ...Nxe5.} 12. Nc6 Bxc6 13. Bxc6 Re8) 12. Ne4 (12. O-O $11) 12... O-O $15 13. Nxf6+ (13. Nc6 $1 $15 Bxc6 14. Bxc6) 13... Bxf6 $17 ({Don't do} 13... Nxf6 14. O-O $11) 14. Bxd7 {and if Ba4 works, White does fine.} ({Not} 14. Nxd7 $2 d3 $19) 14... Bxe5 $1 15. Qxe5 {[#] Ba4 is the strong threat.} Qxd7 16. O-O-O Bxg2 17. Rhg1 f6 18. Qf4 Bd5 19. Rg3 Rae8 20. Rdg1 Rf7 21. d3 Re5 22. Kb1 Kh8 23. Bc1 Rfe7 24. Qh4 Re1 25. Kb2 {intending Rxg7!} Rxg1 26. Rxg1 Qf5 27. Qg3 h6 28. Bf4 Kh7 29. Bd6 Rd7 30. h4 Bf3 31. Bf8 g5 32. hxg5 fxg5 33. Bd6 h5 {[%cal Bh6h5,Bh5h4][%mdl 32] } 34. Re1 h4 35. Qh2 {[#]} Qf6 $1 {[%cal Rf6d6]} 36. Be5 Qf5 {Strongly threatening ...Re7.} 37. Bd6 $1 Qf6 38. Be5 {Precision: White = 35%, Black = 59%.} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.08"] [Round "2.5"] [White "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Black "So, Wesley"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "E35"] [WhiteElo "2707"] [BlackElo "2780"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 27,110,12,29,23,11,15,33,6,152,151,150,93,100,102,97,89,104,87,83,77, 142,133,137,66,84,80,89,18,40,16,25,1,4,0,0,0,0,-6,0,-35,-35,-34,-8,-81,-75, -169,-151,-149,-150,-150,-150,-248,-125,-129,0,-253,-143,-276,-274,-273,-273, -270,-263,-254,-240,-300,-302,-270,-261,-261,-246,-417,-417,-429,-429,-847, -861,-837,-801,-1186,-1085,-1293,-1204,-1185,-1134]} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 {[%cal Bc1g5,Bg5h4,Bh4g3][%mdl 32]} h6 7. Bh4 c5 8. dxc5 g5 9. Bg3 Ne4 10. e3 {E35: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...d5 5 cxd5 exd5} Qa5 11. Rc1 Nc6 12. Bd3 Nxg3 13. hxg3 d4 14. exd4 Nxd4 {LiveBook: 7 Games } 15. Qd1 Bxc5 16. Nf3 Bg4 $1 {[#]} 17. Kf1 $146 {Threatens to win with Qe1+.} ({Predecessor:} 17. O-O Kf8 {1/2-1/2 (41) Vitiugov,N (2691)-Topalov,V (2751) Eilat 2012}) 17... Nxf3 (17... Kf8 $11 {remains equal.}) 18. gxf3 $16 Be6 19. Ne4 ({White should play} 19. Nb5 $1 Bb6 20. a3) 19... Be7 20. Bc4 Rd8 21. Qe2 Bxc4 22. Rxc4 Kf8 23. Kg2 Kg7 (23... h5 $142) 24. g4 Bd6 {[#]} 25. b4 ({ Better is} 25. Qc2 $1 $16) 25... Qe5 $14 26. Qc2 {Black must now prevent Ng3.} Qe6 27. Rd4 (27. Re1 $16) 27... Be5 $11 28. Nc5 Qc6 29. Rxd8 Rxd8 30. Qf5 Rd5 31. Qe4 Bf6 32. Nb3 Qd6 33. Nc5 b6 34. Nb3 $1 Re5 35. Qc2 (35. Qc4 $11 { keeps the balance.}) 35... Qxb4 $17 36. Qc7 (36. Rd1 $17) 36... Qe7 $36 { [%mdl 2048] Black is in control.} 37. Rc1 Qxc7 38. Rxc7 {[%mdl 4096] Endgame KRB-KRN} Re7 39. Rc6 (39. Rc2 $17) 39... Re6 (39... Re2 $19 40. Nc1 Rb2) 40. Rc7 Re7 (40... a5 $17 41. a4 Rd6) 41. Rc6 $1 $19 Be5 (41... Re2 $19 42. Nc1 Rb2 ) 42. Nd2 {[#]} (42. Kf1 $17) 42... Rc7 $1 {[%cal Rc7c6]} 43. Rxc7 Bxc7 {KB-KN} 44. Ne4 Kg6 45. Kf1 Be5 46. a4 a6 47. Ke2 f5 48. Nd2 Bd4 49. Nc4 $2 (49. Nb3 Bc3 50. Kd3) 49... Bc5 50. Ne5+ Kf6 {Black is clearly winning.} 51. Nd7+ (51. Nc6 $142 a5 52. Nd8) 51... Ke6 52. Nb8 a5 53. Nc6 Kd5 54. Na7 fxg4 55. fxg4 Kc4 {Precision: White = 32%, Black = 64%.} 0-1 [Event "Magistral Ciudad Leon XXXI"] [Site "Leon"] [Date "2018.07.08"] [Round "2.6"] [White "So, Wesley"] [Black "Vallejo Pons, Francisco"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D45"] [WhiteElo "2780"] [BlackElo "2707"] [Annotator "TA"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2018.07.06"] [EventType "k.o."] [EventCountry "ESP"] [SourceTitle "playchess.com"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceQuality "1"] {[%evp 13,78,35,39,18,25,16,13,13,22,15,8,12,20,6,8,6,2,0,0,-14,0,-10,0,0,0,0, 0,0,0,-17,0,0,0,0,0,0,-1,-14,8,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,220,220,233,228,306,317,475,412, 371,414,414,399,457,444,450,443,442,434,478,477,531]} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 a6 6. Qc2 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 {LiveBook: 3 Partien. D45: Damengambit (Anti-Meraner Variante)} (7... c5 8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. O-O Nbd7 10. e4 Qc7 11. Qe2 Bd6 12. Bb3 O-O 13. Bg5 Ng4 14. h3 Nh2 15. Rfd1 Nxf3+ 16. Qxf3 { 1-0 (46) Khairullin,I (2629)-Godena,M (2502) Jerusalem 2015}) 8. Be2 Bb7 9. a3 Nbd7 {Die Stellung ist ausgeglichen.} 10. b4 a5 11. Rb1 axb4 12. axb4 Nd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14. O-O Nf6 $146 ({Vorgänger:} 14... Bd6 15. Bd3 {1-0 (27) Anguix Garrido,J (2325)-Gonzalez Perez,L (2235) Cala Galdana 1994}) 15. Ne5 Bd6 16. Bf3 (16. Nxc6 Qc7 $17) 16... O-O 17. Bd2 Qe7 18. Nd3 (18. Nxc6 $2 Qc7 $19) 18... Ra3 19. Ra1 Rfa8 20. Rxa3 Rxa3 21. Bc3 g6 22. Qb2 Ra7 23. Ra1 Bc8 24. Ne5 $36 {[%mdl 2048] Weiss hat Druck.} Rc7 25. Be1 Ne4 26. Nd3 Ng5 27. Be2 Bf5 28. Nc5 Nh3+ 29. Kh1 Qh4 $2 {[#]} (29... Ng5 $11) 30. f4 $1 $18 ({Schlechter ist} 30. gxh3 Qxh3 31. Ra8+ Rc8 $17) 30... Qe7 31. Qd2 ({Weniger gut wäre} 31. gxh3 Qxe3 32. Bf1 Bxh3 $14) 31... Bxc5 32. dxc5 ({Bloß nicht} 32. bxc5 b4 $18) 32... Be4 (32... Qe6 {kämpft weiter.} 33. gxh3 Be4+ 34. Kg1 Qxh3) 33. Ra8+ Kg7 34. Bg4 Nxf4 35. exf4 {[#] zielt auf Dd4+ ab.} Ra7 36. Rxa7 {Weiß steht klar auf Gewinn.} Qxa7 37. h3 f6 38. Kh2 Qa4 39. Bf2 h5 {Precision: Weiß = 67%, Schwarz = 63%.} 1-0
 
31st Leon GM 2018 Leon ESP Thu 5th Jul 2018 - Tue 10th Jul 2018 Leading Final Round 2 Standings:
Rk Name Ti FED Rtg 1 2 3 4 Pts TB1
F1 So, Wesley GM USA 2780 0 1 = = 2 2
F2 Vallejo Pons, Francisco GM ESP 2707 1 0 = = 2 0
SF1 So, Wesley GM USA 2780 0 1 = 1 2.5
SF2 Praggnanandhaa, R IM IND 2529 1 0 = 0 1.5
SF1 Vallejo Pons, Francisco GM ESP 2707 0 = = 1 2 1.5
SF2 Santos Latasa, Jaime GM ESP 2576 1 = = 0 2 0.5
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Download Chessbase PGN [Event "NED-ch Women 2018"] [Site "Amsterdam"] [Date "2018.07.02"] [Round "1"] [White "Peng, Zhaoqin"] [Black "Hortensius, Lisa"] [Result...

Úgy néz ki Carlsen, mint Messi vagy Ronaldo?

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