Chess PGN Game Match played Caruana, Fabiano vs Shankland, Samuel L- in USA-ch, Open: French – Winawer, advance variation

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Chess PGN Game Match played Caruana, Fabiano vs Shankland, Samuel L- in USA-ch, Open: French - Winawer, advance variation


Match between Caruana, Fabiano and Shankland, Samuel L

Event: USA-ch

Variation: French – Winawer, advance variation

Pgn File:


[Event “USA-ch”]
[Site “Saint Louis”]
[Date “2016.04.15”]
[Round “2”]
[White “[White achieve his goal of creating a second weakness/front. } ( { It was “White achieve his goal of creating a second weakness/front. } ( { It was”]”]
[Black “[Black doesn’t get another chance, and White’s N makes a dramatic and “Black doesn’t get another chance, and White’s N makes a dramatic and”]”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteElo “2795”]
[BlackElo “2656”]
[ECO “C18”]
[Annotator “Sadorra,J”]
[EventDate “2016.04.14”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventRounds “11”]
[EventCountry “USA”]
[Source “web”]
[SourceDate “2016.05.12”]
[EventCategory “17”]
[[{ This game features an interesting line in the most solid lines of the “{ This game features an interesting line in the most solid lines of the”] “[{ This game features an interesting line in the most solid lines of the “{ This game features an interesting line in the most solid lines of the”]”]
[French “[French Winawer for Black in which White was able to slowly build up “French Winawer for Black in which White was able to slowly build up”]”]
[[pressure in a seemingly innocuous position. } “pressure in a seemingly innocuous position. }”] “[pressure in a seemingly innocuous position. } “pressure in a seemingly innocuous position. }”]”]
[[1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 O-O 8. “1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 O-O 8.”] “[1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 O-O 8. “1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 O-O 8.”]”]
[[Bd3 Nbc6 9. Qh5 Ng6 { So far we’re still following the mainline of the “Bd3 Nbc6 9. Qh5 Ng6 { So far we’re still following the mainline of the”] “[Bd3 Nbc6 9. Qh5 Ng6 { So far we’re still following the mainline of the “Bd3 Nbc6 9. Qh5 Ng6 { So far we’re still following the mainline of the”]”]
[Winawer “[Winawer 7…0-0. } 10. Nh3 $5 { A clever choice by Fabiano to test “Winawer 7…0-0. } 10. Nh3 $5 { A clever choice by Fabiano to test”]”]
[[Shankland’s knowledge and understanding of the subtleties of a “Shankland’s knowledge and understanding of the subtleties of a”] “[Shankland’s knowledge and understanding of the subtleties of a “Shankland’s knowledge and understanding of the subtleties of a”]”]
[[not-so-popular line. } (10. Nf3 { is the most common move here, and the “not-so-popular line. } (10. Nf3 { is the most common move here, and the”] “[not-so-popular line. } (10. Nf3 { is the most common move here, and the “not-so-popular line. } (10. Nf3 { is the most common move here, and the”]”]
[[mainline runs } 10… Qc7 11. Be3 c4 12. Bxg6 fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { and recent “mainline runs } 10… Qc7 11. Be3 c4 12. Bxg6 fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { and recent”] “[mainline runs } 10… Qc7 11. Be3 c4 12. Bxg6 fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { and recent “mainline runs } 10… Qc7 11. Be3 c4 12. Bxg6 fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { and recent”]”]
[[practice shows that Black is fine and can generally hold off White’s attack “practice shows that Black is fine and can generally hold off White’s attack”] “[practice shows that Black is fine and can generally hold off White’s attack “practice shows that Black is fine and can generally hold off White’s attack”]”]
[[on the kingside. Now let’s find out if White obtain something special with “on the kingside. Now let’s find out if White obtain something special with”] “[on the kingside. Now let’s find out if White obtain something special with “on the kingside. Now let’s find out if White obtain something special with”]”]
[[a N on h3! } ( { or } 13… b5 $1 { as recommended by Emmanuel Berg. })) “a N on h3! } ( { or } 13… b5 $1 { as recommended by Emmanuel Berg. }))”] “[a N on h3! } ( { or } 13… b5 $1 { as recommended by Emmanuel Berg. })) “a N on h3! } ( { or } 13… b5 $1 { as recommended by Emmanuel Berg. }))”]”]
[[10… Qc7 11. Be3 ( { The other way to continue here is } 11. O-O { but “10… Qc7 11. Be3 ( { The other way to continue here is } 11. O-O { but”] “[10… Qc7 11. Be3 ( { The other way to continue here is } 11. O-O { but “10… Qc7 11. Be3 ( { The other way to continue here is } 11. O-O { but”]”]
[[(12… f6 $6 13. exf6 Rxf6 14. Bg5 Rf8 15. f4 $1 $14)) 11… c4 12. Bxg6 “(12… f6 $6 13. exf6 Rxf6 14. Bg5 Rf8 15. f4 $1 $14)) 11… c4 12. Bxg6”] “[(12… f6 $6 13. exf6 Rxf6 14. Bg5 Rf8 15. f4 $1 $14)) 11… c4 12. Bxg6 “(12… f6 $6 13. exf6 Rxf6 14. Bg5 Rf8 15. f4 $1 $14)) 11… c4 12. Bxg6″]”]
[[fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { Playing by analogy to the mainline which is not the best “fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { Playing by analogy to the mainline which is not the best”] “[fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { Playing by analogy to the mainline which is not the best “fxg6 13. Qg4 Qf7 { Playing by analogy to the mainline which is not the best”]”]
[[way to react here. } (13… b5 $142 $5 { and }) (13… Qa5 $5 $146 { are “way to react here. } (13… b5 $142 $5 { and }) (13… Qa5 $5 $146 { are”] “[way to react here. } (13… b5 $142 $5 { and }) (13… Qa5 $5 $146 { are “way to react here. } (13… b5 $142 $5 { and }) (13… Qa5 $5 $146 { are”]”]
[[both recommended by Emanuel Berg in the 2nd volume of his comprehensive “both recommended by Emanuel Berg in the 2nd volume of his comprehensive”] “[both recommended by Emanuel Berg in the 2nd volume of his comprehensive “both recommended by Emanuel Berg in the 2nd volume of his comprehensive”]”]
[[series of books on the French. One of his lines goes: } 14. Bd2 Qa4 15. Ra2 “series of books on the French. One of his lines goes: } 14. Bd2 Qa4 15. Ra2”] “[series of books on the French. One of his lines goes: } 14. Bd2 Qa4 15. Ra2 “series of books on the French. One of his lines goes: } 14. Bd2 Qa4 15. Ra2″]”]
[[Bd7 16. Nf4 { and here I like his idea } 16… Rf5 $1 17. h4 Raf8 { “Bd7 16. Nf4 { and here I like his idea } 16… Rf5 $1 17. h4 Raf8 {“] “[Bd7 16. Nf4 { and here I like his idea } 16… Rf5 $1 17. h4 Raf8 { “Bd7 16. Nf4 { and here I like his idea } 16… Rf5 $1 17. h4 Raf8 {“]”]
[[intending to meet h5 with g5, with a great position. }) 14. Nf4 Ne7 15. h4 “intending to meet h5 with g5, with a great position. }) 14. Nf4 Ne7 15. h4”] “[intending to meet h5 with g5, with a great position. }) 14. Nf4 Ne7 15. h4 “intending to meet h5 with g5, with a great position. }) 14. Nf4 Ne7 15. h4″]”]
[[h6 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. g4 { Black is solid on the kingside, but he doesn’t have “h6 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. g4 { Black is solid on the kingside, but he doesn’t have”] “[h6 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. g4 { Black is solid on the kingside, but he doesn’t have “h6 16. Qe2 Bd7 17. g4 { Black is solid on the kingside, but he doesn’t have”]”]
[[as much freedom for his pieces as in the line after 13…Qa5 making it an “as much freedom for his pieces as in the line after 13…Qa5 making it an”] “[as much freedom for his pieces as in the line after 13…Qa5 making it an “as much freedom for his pieces as in the line after 13…Qa5 making it an”]”]
[[unpleasant position to play for a long time. } 17… b5 18. f3 $1 { Slowly “unpleasant position to play for a long time. } 17… b5 18. f3 $1 { Slowly”] “[unpleasant position to play for a long time. } 17… b5 18. f3 $1 { Slowly “unpleasant position to play for a long time. } 17… b5 18. f3 $1 { Slowly”]”]
[[improving his kingside, a move which Caruana described as “creamy.” } 18… “improving his kingside, a move which Caruana described as “creamy.” } 18…”] “[improving his kingside, a move which Caruana described as “creamy.” } 18… “improving his kingside, a move which Caruana described as “creamy.” } 18…”]”]
[[a5 { . } 19. Kf2 Rab8 20. Kg3 Be8 { Black is still fine here but his pieces “a5 { . } 19. Kf2 Rab8 20. Kg3 Be8 { Black is still fine here but his pieces”] “[a5 { . } 19. Kf2 Rab8 20. Kg3 Be8 { Black is still fine here but his pieces “a5 { . } 19. Kf2 Rab8 20. Kg3 Be8 { Black is still fine here but his pieces”]”]
[[are clunky, without any future prospects, which can be awkward to play “are clunky, without any future prospects, which can be awkward to play”] “[are clunky, without any future prospects, which can be awkward to play “are clunky, without any future prospects, which can be awkward to play”]”]
[[with. } 21. Bd2 b4 $6 { A step in the wrong direction as it only helps “with. } 21. Bd2 b4 $6 { A step in the wrong direction as it only helps”] “[with. } 21. Bd2 b4 $6 { A step in the wrong direction as it only helps “with. } 21. Bd2 b4 $6 { A step in the wrong direction as it only helps”]”]
[[better to sit and be patient with } 21… Bc6 22. Rhb1 ( { Maybe Shankland “better to sit and be patient with } 21… Bc6 22. Rhb1 ( { Maybe Shankland”] “[better to sit and be patient with } 21… Bc6 22. Rhb1 ( { Maybe Shankland “better to sit and be patient with } 21… Bc6 22. Rhb1 ( { Maybe Shankland”]”]
[[was concerned about the idea } 22. a4 b4 (22… bxa4 23. Bc1) 23. Rhb1 { “was concerned about the idea } 22. a4 b4 (22… bxa4 23. Bc1) 23. Rhb1 {“] “[was concerned about the idea } 22. a4 b4 (22… bxa4 23. Bc1) 23. Rhb1 { “was concerned about the idea } 22. a4 b4 (22… bxa4 23. Bc1) 23. Rhb1 {“]”]
[[but here Black can afford to wait and be solid with } (23. cxb4 axb4 24. a5 “but here Black can afford to wait and be solid with } (23. cxb4 axb4 24. a5”] “[but here Black can afford to wait and be solid with } (23. cxb4 axb4 24. a5 “but here Black can afford to wait and be solid with } (23. cxb4 axb4 24. a5″]”]
[[Bb5 $1) 23… Bd7 (23… b3 24. cxb3 cxb3 25. Nd3 $16) 24. Qe3 (24. cxb4 $6 “Bb5 $1) 23… Bd7 (23… b3 24. cxb3 cxb3 25. Nd3 $16) 24. Qe3 (24. cxb4 $6”] “[Bb5 $1) 23… Bd7 (23… b3 24. cxb3 cxb3 25. Nd3 $16) 24. Qe3 (24. cxb4 $6 “Bb5 $1) 23… Bd7 (23… b3 24. cxb3 cxb3 25. Nd3 $16) 24. Qe3 (24. cxb4 $6″]”]
[[axb4 25. a5 Bb5 $1 26. Qe3 c3 27. Bc1 Nc6 $17) 24… Nc6 25. Rb2 Rb7 26. “axb4 25. a5 Bb5 $1 26. Qe3 c3 27. Bc1 Nc6 $17) 24… Nc6 25. Rb2 Rb7 26.”] “[axb4 25. a5 Bb5 $1 26. Qe3 c3 27. Bc1 Nc6 $17) 24… Nc6 25. Rb2 Rb7 26. “axb4 25. a5 Bb5 $1 26. Qe3 c3 27. Bc1 Nc6 $17) 24… Nc6 25. Rb2 Rb7 26.”]”]
[[Rab1 Rfb8 { and Black is in time to hold the queenside fort. }) 22… Ra8 { “Rab1 Rfb8 { and Black is in time to hold the queenside fort. }) 22… Ra8 {“] “[Rab1 Rfb8 { and Black is in time to hold the queenside fort. }) 22… Ra8 { “Rab1 Rfb8 { and Black is in time to hold the queenside fort. }) 22… Ra8 {“]”]
[[and I don’t see a clear way for White to make progress: } 23. Bc1 Bd7 $1 “and I don’t see a clear way for White to make progress: } 23. Bc1 Bd7 $1”] “[and I don’t see a clear way for White to make progress: } 23. Bc1 Bd7 $1 “and I don’t see a clear way for White to make progress: } 23. Bc1 Bd7 $1″]”]
[[$11 (23… Rfb8 $6 24. a4 $1 bxa4 (24… b4 25. Bd2 bxc3 26. Rxb8+ Rxb8 27. “$11 (23… Rfb8 $6 24. a4 $1 bxa4 (24… b4 25. Bd2 bxc3 26. Rxb8+ Rxb8 27.”] “[$11 (23… Rfb8 $6 24. a4 $1 bxa4 (24… b4 25. Bd2 bxc3 26. Rxb8+ Rxb8 27. “$11 (23… Rfb8 $6 24. a4 $1 bxa4 (24… b4 25. Bd2 bxc3 26. Rxb8+ Rxb8 27.”]”]
[[Bxc3 Ra8 28. Qd2 Rf8 29. Bxa5 $1 g5 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Nxe6 Qxe6 32. Qxg5 “Bxc3 Ra8 28. Qd2 Rf8 29. Bxa5 $1 g5 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Nxe6 Qxe6 32. Qxg5”] “[Bxc3 Ra8 28. Qd2 Rf8 29. Bxa5 $1 g5 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Nxe6 Qxe6 32. Qxg5 “Bxc3 Ra8 28. Qd2 Rf8 29. Bxa5 $1 g5 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. Nxe6 Qxe6 32. Qxg5″]”]
[[Ng6 33. Bb4 Rf7 34. a5 $16) 25. Ba3 Nc8 26. Bc5 { and White can press on “Ng6 33. Bb4 Rf7 34. a5 $16) 25. Ba3 Nc8 26. Bc5 { and White can press on”] “[Ng6 33. Bb4 Rf7 34. a5 $16) 25. Ba3 Nc8 26. Bc5 { and White can press on “Ng6 33. Bb4 Rf7 34. a5 $16) 25. Ba3 Nc8 26. Bc5 { and White can press on”]”]
[[both sides of the board. }) (23… Be8 $5) 24. a4 b4 25. Qe3 (25. Bd2 $2 “both sides of the board. }) (23… Be8 $5) 24. a4 b4 25. Qe3 (25. Bd2 $2”] “[both sides of the board. }) (23… Be8 $5) 24. a4 b4 25. Qe3 (25. Bd2 $2 “both sides of the board. }) (23… Be8 $5) 24. a4 b4 25. Qe3 (25. Bd2 $2″]”]
[[bxc3 26. Bxc3 Qxf4+) (25. cxb4 axb4 26. Rxb4 Nc6) 25… Rab8 26. Bd2 Nc6 { “bxc3 26. Bxc3 Qxf4+) (25. cxb4 axb4 26. Rxb4 Nc6) 25… Rab8 26. Bd2 Nc6 {“] “[bxc3 26. Bxc3 Qxf4+) (25. cxb4 axb4 26. Rxb4 Nc6) 25… Rab8 26. Bd2 Nc6 { “bxc3 26. Bxc3 Qxf4+) (25. cxb4 axb4 26. Rxb4 Nc6) 25… Rab8 26. Bd2 Nc6 {“]”]
[[and Black has a fortress. } 27. h5 $2 { is no longer dangerous due to } “and Black has a fortress. } 27. h5 $2 { is no longer dangerous due to }”] “[and Black has a fortress. } 27. h5 $2 { is no longer dangerous due to } “and Black has a fortress. } 27. h5 $2 { is no longer dangerous due to }”]”]
[[27… gxh5 28. Nxh5 Qg6 $1 29. Rh1 Ne7 $17 { [%cal Re7f5,Rg6c2, “27… gxh5 28. Nxh5 Qg6 $1 29. Rh1 Ne7 $17 { [%cal Re7f5,Rg6c2,”] “[27… gxh5 28. Nxh5 Qg6 $1 29. Rh1 Ne7 $17 { [%cal Re7f5,Rg6c2, “27… gxh5 28. Nxh5 Qg6 $1 29. Rh1 Ne7 $17 { [%cal Re7f5,Rg6c2,”]”]
[[Rg6g3,Rb4b3] }) (21… Nc8 $2 22. h5 Ne7 23. hxg6 Nxg6 24. Nh5 $40 { simply “Rg6g3,Rb4b3] }) (21… Nc8 $2 22. h5 Ne7 23. hxg6 Nxg6 24. Nh5 $40 { simply”] “[Rg6g3,Rb4b3] }) (21… Nc8 $2 22. h5 Ne7 23. hxg6 Nxg6 24. Nh5 $40 { simply “Rg6g3,Rb4b3] }) (21… Nc8 $2 22. h5 Ne7 23. hxg6 Nxg6 24. Nh5 $40 { simply”]”]
[[looks scary. }) 22. axb4 axb4 23. Rhb1 { Another unpleasant moment for “looks scary. }) 22. axb4 axb4 23. Rhb1 { Another unpleasant moment for”] “[looks scary. }) 22. axb4 axb4 23. Rhb1 { Another unpleasant moment for “looks scary. }) 22. axb4 axb4 23. Rhb1 { Another unpleasant moment for”]”]
[[Nc6 ( { If } 23… b3 24. cxb3 (24. Ra7 $4 Nf5+) 24… cxb3 25. Qe3 { “Nc6 ( { If } 23… b3 24. cxb3 (24. Ra7 $4 Nf5+) 24… cxb3 25. Qe3 {“] “[Nc6 ( { If } 23… b3 24. cxb3 (24. Ra7 $4 Nf5+) 24… cxb3 25. Qe3 { “Nc6 ( { If } 23… b3 24. cxb3 (24. Ra7 $4 Nf5+) 24… cxb3 25. Qe3 {“]”]
[[preventing …Bb5 and preparing Nd3-c5, with still a much easier position “preventing …Bb5 and preparing Nd3-c5, with still a much easier position”] “[preventing …Bb5 and preparing Nd3-c5, with still a much easier position “preventing …Bb5 and preparing Nd3-c5, with still a much easier position”]”]
[[to play. However this whole line is a better choice than the game’s only if “to play. However this whole line is a better choice than the game’s only if”] “[to play. However this whole line is a better choice than the game’s only if “to play. However this whole line is a better choice than the game’s only if”]”]
[[25… Nc8 $1 { [%cal Gc8b6,Gb6c4] in his analysis } 26. Qf2 Rb5 $1 27. Ra3 “25… Nc8 $1 { [%cal Gc8b6,Gb6c4] in his analysis } 26. Qf2 Rb5 $1 27. Ra3”] “[25… Nc8 $1 { [%cal Gc8b6,Gb6c4] in his analysis } 26. Qf2 Rb5 $1 27. Ra3 “25… Nc8 $1 { [%cal Gc8b6,Gb6c4] in his analysis } 26. Qf2 Rb5 $1 27. Ra3″]”]
[[Nb6 28. Raxb3 Rxb3 29. Rxb3 Nc4 $44 { and I believe White’s edge is only “Nb6 28. Raxb3 Rxb3 29. Rxb3 Nc4 $44 { and I believe White’s edge is only”] “[Nb6 28. Raxb3 Rxb3 29. Rxb3 Nc4 $44 { and I believe White’s edge is only “Nb6 28. Raxb3 Rxb3 29. Rxb3 Nc4 $44 { and I believe White’s edge is only”]”]
[[symbolic. }) 24. Qe3 b3 { From here on, White starts his queenside “symbolic. }) 24. Qe3 b3 { From here on, White starts his queenside”] “[symbolic. }) 24. Qe3 b3 { From here on, White starts his queenside “symbolic. }) 24. Qe3 b3 { From here on, White starts his queenside”]”]
[[invasion-domination. } 25. Bc1 Bd7 26. Ba3 bxc2 27. Rc1 Rfc8 28. Rxc2 Ra8 “invasion-domination. } 25. Bc1 Bd7 26. Ba3 bxc2 27. Rc1 Rfc8 28. Rxc2 Ra8”] “[invasion-domination. } 25. Bc1 Bd7 26. Ba3 bxc2 27. Rc1 Rfc8 28. Rxc2 Ra8 “invasion-domination. } 25. Bc1 Bd7 26. Ba3 bxc2 27. Rc1 Rfc8 28. Rxc2 Ra8″]”]
[[29. Rca2 Be8 30. Bd6 $16 Rxa2 31. Rxa2 Qd7 32. Qc1 $1 { Bringing another “29. Rca2 Be8 30. Bd6 $16 Rxa2 31. Rxa2 Qd7 32. Qc1 $1 { Bringing another”] “[29. Rca2 Be8 30. Bd6 $16 Rxa2 31. Rxa2 Qd7 32. Qc1 $1 { Bringing another “29. Rca2 Be8 30. Bd6 $16 Rxa2 31. Rxa2 Qd7 32. Qc1 $1 { Bringing another”]”]
[[piece to the queenside party! } 32… Bf7 33. Qb1 Qe8 34. Qb7 { All Black “piece to the queenside party! } 32… Bf7 33. Qb1 Qe8 34. Qb7 { All Black”] “[piece to the queenside party! } 32… Bf7 33. Qb1 Qe8 34. Qb7 { All Black “piece to the queenside party! } 32… Bf7 33. Qb1 Qe8 34. Qb7 { All Black”]”]
[[can do now is sit and wait for any mistake from his opponent. Does a “can do now is sit and wait for any mistake from his opponent. Does a”] “[can do now is sit and wait for any mistake from his opponent. Does a “can do now is sit and wait for any mistake from his opponent. Does a”]”]
[[2800-level player make errors in these types of positions? } 34… Kh7 35. “2800-level player make errors in these types of positions? } 34… Kh7 35.”] “[2800-level player make errors in these types of positions? } 34… Kh7 35. “2800-level player make errors in these types of positions? } 34… Kh7 35.”]”]
[[Ra6 Kg8 36. Bc7 Ne7 37. Bd6 Nc6 38. Kg2 Kh7 39. Kh3 Kg8 40. Kg3 Kh7 41. Nh3 “Ra6 Kg8 36. Bc7 Ne7 37. Bd6 Nc6 38. Kg2 Kh7 39. Kh3 Kg8 40. Kg3 Kh7 41. Nh3”] “[Ra6 Kg8 36. Bc7 Ne7 37. Bd6 Nc6 38. Kg2 Kh7 39. Kh3 Kg8 40. Kg3 Kh7 41. Nh3 “Ra6 Kg8 36. Bc7 Ne7 37. Bd6 Nc6 38. Kg2 Kh7 39. Kh3 Kg8 40. Kg3 Kh7 41. Nh3″]”]
[[Kg8 42. g5 h5 43. Nf4 Kh7 { After some manoeuvring and planning, the N now “Kg8 42. g5 h5 43. Nf4 Kh7 { After some manoeuvring and planning, the N now”] “[Kg8 42. g5 h5 43. Nf4 Kh7 { After some manoeuvring and planning, the N now “Kg8 42. g5 h5 43. Nf4 Kh7 { After some manoeuvring and planning, the N now”]”]
[[joins the party. } 44. Ng2 $1 Bg8 45. Ne3 Bf7 46. Nc2 Bg8 47. Na3 Bf7 48. “joins the party. } 44. Ng2 $1 Bg8 45. Ne3 Bf7 46. Nc2 Bg8 47. Na3 Bf7 48.”] “[joins the party. } 44. Ng2 $1 Bg8 45. Ne3 Bf7 46. Nc2 Bg8 47. Na3 Bf7 48. “joins the party. } 44. Ng2 $1 Bg8 45. Ne3 Bf7 46. Nc2 Bg8 47. Na3 Bf7 48.”]”]
[[Kf2 Bg8 49. Ke3 $2 { An inaccuracy which could’ve allowed Black to “Kf2 Bg8 49. Ke3 $2 { An inaccuracy which could’ve allowed Black to”] “[Kf2 Bg8 49. Ke3 $2 { An inaccuracy which could’ve allowed Black to “Kf2 Bg8 49. Ke3 $2 { An inaccuracy which could’ve allowed Black to”]”]
[[significantly minimise White’s advantage. Unfortunately and understandably, “significantly minimise White’s advantage. Unfortunately and understandably,”] “[significantly minimise White’s advantage. Unfortunately and understandably, “significantly minimise White’s advantage. Unfortunately and understandably,”]”]
[[opportunity: } 49… Bf7 $6 (49… Qf7 $1 50. Qxc8 (50. Qxf7 Bxf7 51. Nb5 “opportunity: } 49… Bf7 $6 (49… Qf7 $1 50. Qxc8 (50. Qxf7 Bxf7 51. Nb5”] “[opportunity: } 49… Bf7 $6 (49… Qf7 $1 50. Qxc8 (50. Qxf7 Bxf7 51. Nb5 “opportunity: } 49… Bf7 $6 (49… Qf7 $1 50. Qxc8 (50. Qxf7 Bxf7 51. Nb5″]”]
[[Be8 { White may still be better but Black’s chances of holding have “Be8 { White may still be better but Black’s chances of holding have”] “[Be8 { White may still be better but Black’s chances of holding have “Be8 { White may still be better but Black’s chances of holding have”]”]
[[increased }) 50… Qf5 51. Kf2 Qf4 52. Ke2 Qf5 $1 53. Nxc4 Qc2+ (53… dxc4 “increased }) 50… Qf5 51. Kf2 Qf4 52. Ke2 Qf5 $1 53. Nxc4 Qc2+ (53… dxc4”] “[increased }) 50… Qf5 51. Kf2 Qf4 52. Ke2 Qf5 $1 53. Nxc4 Qc2+ (53… dxc4 “increased }) 50… Qf5 51. Kf2 Qf4 52. Ke2 Qf5 $1 53. Nxc4 Qc2+ (53… dxc4″]”]
[[54. Ra2 Qf4 $1 { should also be sufficient }) 54. Nd2 Nxd4+ 55. Ke3 Nf5+ “54. Ra2 Qf4 $1 { should also be sufficient }) 54. Nd2 Nxd4+ 55. Ke3 Nf5+”] “[54. Ra2 Qf4 $1 { should also be sufficient }) 54. Nd2 Nxd4+ 55. Ke3 Nf5+ “54. Ra2 Qf4 $1 { should also be sufficient }) 54. Nd2 Nxd4+ 55. Ke3 Nf5+”]”]
[[$11 { and White cannot escape perpetual check. Therefore, the answer to the “$11 { and White cannot escape perpetual check. Therefore, the answer to the”] “[$11 { and White cannot escape perpetual check. Therefore, the answer to the “$11 { and White cannot escape perpetual check. Therefore, the answer to the”]”]
[[question earlier is yes! Even top players slip up in much better positions “question earlier is yes! Even top players slip up in much better positions”] “[question earlier is yes! Even top players slip up in much better positions “question earlier is yes! Even top players slip up in much better positions”]”]
[[so it pays to stay vigilant in defending worse positions! }) 50. Kd2 { “so it pays to stay vigilant in defending worse positions! }) 50. Kd2 {“] “[so it pays to stay vigilant in defending worse positions! }) 50. Kd2 { “so it pays to stay vigilant in defending worse positions! }) 50. Kd2 {“]”]
[[decisive entrance. } 50… Bg8 51. Kc2 Bf7 52. Kc1 Kg8 53. Nb5 Ne7 54. Na7 “decisive entrance. } 50… Bg8 51. Kc2 Bf7 52. Kc1 Kg8 53. Nb5 Ne7 54. Na7”] “[decisive entrance. } 50… Bg8 51. Kc2 Bf7 52. Kc1 Kg8 53. Nb5 Ne7 54. Na7 “decisive entrance. } 50… Bg8 51. Kc2 Bf7 52. Kc1 Kg8 53. Nb5 Ne7 54. Na7″]”]
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So as to rank gamers, FIDE, ICCF, and national chess companies use the Elo rating program formulated by Arpad Elo. Elo is actually a statistical procedure based on the assumption which the chess performance of each player in her or his game titles is usually a random variable. Arpad Elo thought of a player's correct ability as the common of that player's overall performance random variable, and showed the best way to estimate the average from outcomes of player's games. The US Chess Federation applied Elo's ideas in 1960, as well as the program speedily received recognition as currently being equally fairer and even more accurate than older units; it was adopted by FIDE in 1970.
Distinct designs or strategic themes will typically crop up from unique groups of openings which end in a specific type of pawn construction. An case in point will be the minority assault, which can be the assault of queenside pawns against an opponent that has a lot more pawns to the queenside.
Couple of chess supporters or pundits gave Sergey Karjakin much prospect of profitable the match in Big apple, although the Russian once again demonstrated the solid nerves and tenacity that experienced observed him earn the 2015 World Cup as well as 2016 Candidates Tournament to qualify for the match.
With huge databases of previous games and significant analytical means, personal computers might help gamers to find out chess and prepare for matches. Net Chess Servers permit persons to discover website and Perform opponents all over the world.
Within this guide, a must for all severe chessplayers, Kasparov analyses deeply Karpov's best video games and assesses the legacy of the good Russian genius.
Right until about 1980, virtually all English language chess publications utilized a sort of descriptive notation. In descriptive notation, files are named based on the piece which occupies the back rank Firstly of the game, and each sq. has two diverse names based on whether it's from White's or Black's standpoint.
For the age of 7, he started off showing his fascination in chess immediately after watching his father Henrik and eldest sister Ellen Carlsen chess matches in the house.
ПША не смогла обеспечить поддержку спонсоров, поэтому следующий матч на первенство мира состоялся только через пять лет, но в это время Каспаров не сидел, сложа руки.
Alternatively, if both equally gamers nevertheless Possess a knight There's a extremely not likely still theoretical possibility of checkmate, so this rule would not implement.