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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Canadian Open 2013 Rd3-Part 2

Part 2 Games 8-15
There were two notable upsets as Jason Cao beat IM Porper and James Fu beat IM Bindi Cheng.

IM Porper

Game 8
The strong central break 20.d5! decided the game.

Gerzhoy,Leonid (2571) - Rodrygues,Eric (2318)
Slav 6.Ne5 Nbd7[D17]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.8), 14.07.2013
 1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 7.Nxc4 Nb6 8.Ne5 a5 9.g3 e6 10.Bg2 Bb4 11.0–0 0–0 12.e3 h6 13.Qe2 Bh7 14.Rd1 Nfd5 15.Bd2 Be7 16.e4 Nb4 17.Be3 Bg5 18.f4 Be7 19.Rac1 f5 


20.d5 exd5 21.exd5 N6xd5 22.Nxd5 Nxd5 23.Nxc6 bxc6 24.Rxc6 Nxe3 25.Rxd8 Raxd8 26.Qxe3 Bb4 27.Bd5+ Kh8 28.Qe5 Rfe8 29.Re6 Bg6 30.Rxe8+ Rxe8 31.Qc7 Bh5 32.Bc4 Kh7 33.Bd3 Bg6 34.g4 Rf8 35.Qc2 Rf6 36.h4 h5 37.Bxf5 Bxf5 38.gxf5 Kg8 39.Kg2 Kh7 40.Kf3 Kg8 41.Ke4 Kh7 42.Qc8 Rf8 43.Qc6 Rf6 44.Qe8 Rh6 45.Kd5 Rd6+ 46.Kc4 Rh6 47.Kb5 Rf6 48.Qxh5+ Rh6 49.Qe8 Rf6 50.Qe4 Kh6 51.Kc4 Kh7 52.Kd3 Kh6 53.Ke2 Kh7 54.Kf3 Kh6 55.Kg4 Kh7 56.Kg5 Kg8 57.h5 Rh6 58.Qe8+ Kh7 59.Kg4 Rf6 60.Kf3 Rh6 61.Ke4 Rf6 62.Ke5 Bd6+ 63.Kd5 Bb4 64.Qc8 Rh6 65.Qc2 Rf6 66.h6 Kg8 67.hxg7 Kxg7 68.Qc7+ Kf8 69.Ke5 Rf7 70.Qd8+ Kg7 71.f6+ Kh7 72.Ke6 1–0

Game 9
Black played a typical small combination(10..Nfe4) early for a nice position.

Dougherty,Michael (2290) - Samsonkin,Artiom (2557)
King’s Indian Four Pawns Attack[E76]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.9), 14.07.2013
 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f4 0–0 6.Nf3 Na6 7.Be2 e5 8.fxe5 dxe5 9.d5 Nc5 10.Qc2 


10...Nfxe4 11.Nxe4 Bf5 12.Bd3 Bxe4 13.Bxe4 f5 14.Bg5 Bf6 15.Bxf5 Bxg5 16.Be6+ Nxe6 17.dxe6 Bh4+ 18.Ke2 Bf6 19.h4 Qe7 20.h5 Qxe6 21.Qe4 Qf5 22.Qd5+ Kh8 23.Rad1 Rad8 24.Qxb7 e4 0–1

Game 10
GM Moradiabadi failed to grind out a victory in a R-BN ending.

Moradiabadi,Elshan (2557) - Derraugh,Geordie (2297)
London System vs Grunfeld[D02]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.10), 14.07.2013
1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.Nd2 d5 4.e3 Bg7 5.Ngf3 Nbd7 6.h3 0–0 7.Be2 c5 8.c3 b6 9.a4 Ne4 10.0–0 a6 11.Qb3 Bb7 12.Rfd1 Nxd2 13.Nxd2 Re8 14.Bf3 e6 15.Qa3 e5 16.dxe5 Bxe5 17.Nc4 Qf6 18.Bxd5 Bxd5 19.Nxe5 Rxe5 20.Bxe5 Qxe5 21.c4 Bc6 22.Rd2 Qe4 23.f3 Qxc4 24.a5 b5 25.Rad1 b4 26.Qa1 Nf8 27.Rd6 Bb5 28.R1d2 Re8 29.e4 Ne6 30.Kh2 Nd4 31.Qe1 Qa2 32.h4 Qxa5 33.Qg3 b3 34.Qf4 Ne6 35.Qf6 Qc7 36.Qc3 Qe7 37.Kg3 Nd4 38.Qxc5 Ne2+ 39.Kh3 Nf4+ 40.Kg3 Nh5+ 41.Kh3 Qe5 42.Qxe5 Rxe5 43.R6d4 Nf4+ 44.Kh2 Rh5 45.g3 Ne6 46.Rb4 g5 47.Rd5 Rh6 48.Rxb3 gxh4 49.g4 Kg7 50.Rc3 Rf6 51.Rf5 Rxf5 52.gxf5 Ng5 53.e5 Bd7 54.f4 Ne4 55.e6 Bb5 56.Rc7 Nd6 57.exf7 Nxf7 58.Kh3 Kf6 59.Kxh4 Bd3 60.Kg3 h6 61.Rb7 Bb5 62.Kg4 Be2+ 63.Kg3 h5 64.Kh4 Bf3 65.Rb6+ Kxf5 


66...Nd8 67.Kg3 Be2 68.Ra5+ Kf6 69.Re5 Bg4 70.Rd5 Ne6 71.b4 Be2 72.b5 h4+ 73.Kxh4 Bc4 74.Rh5 Nxf4 75.b6 Ng6+ 76.Kg4 Ba6 77.Ra5 Bb7 78.Ra7 Be4 79.Rc7 Ne7 80.Kf4 Bh1 81.b7 Ng6+ 82.Ke3 Bxb7 83.Rxb7 Ne7 (... DRAW on move 125.) ½–½

Game 11
GM Chirila won a delicately played ending.

Villavieja,Butch (2275) - Chirila,Ioan Cristian (2519)
Two Knights Defence[C59]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.11), 14.07.2013
 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 h6 9.Nf3 e4 10.Ne5 Bd6 11.d4 exd3 12.Nxd3 Qc7 13.b3 0–0 14.h3 c5 15.0–0 c4 16.bxc4 Nxc4 17.Nc3 Rb8 18.a4 a6 19.Rb1 Qa5 20.Rb3 Rd8 21.Qe1 Bf5 22.Nd1 Qxa4 23.N1b2 Nxb2 24.Nxb2 Qc6 25.Rxb8 Bxb8 26.Qa5 Qd6 27.Bf4 Qd5 28.Qxd5 Nxd5 29.Bxb8 Rxb8 30.Bd3 Bxh3 31.Na4 Bc8 32.Nc5 Nb4 33.Rb1 a5 34.c3 Nc6 35.Re1 Kf8 36.Bc4 Bf5 37.Bd3 Bc8 38.Bc4 Rb2 39.Ne4 Bf5 40.Nd6 Rb1 41.Kf1 


41...Ne5 42.Rxb1 Bxb1 43.Bb3 Bd3+ 44.Ke1 Ke7 45.Nb7 Be4 46.Nxa5 Bxg2 47.Ke2 Bf3+ 48.Ke3 h5 49.Ba4 h4 50.Nc4 h3 51.Nxe5 h2 52.Nc6+ Kd6 0–1

Game 12
Black blundered an exchange early and the conversion was without incident.

Panjwani,Raja (2517) - Djerkovic,Miladin (2287)
Reti vs. Queen’s Gambit Declined[A14]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.12), 14.07.2013
 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.b3 c5 5.Bg2 Nc6 6.e3 Be7 7.0–0 0–0 8.Bb2 b6 9.Nc3 Bb7 10.cxd5 Nxd5 11.Nxd5 Qxd5 12.Ne5 Qd6 13.d4 cxd4 14.exd4 Rac8 15.Nc4 Qd7 16.Qg4 f5 17.Qh5 Bf6 18.Rad1 Ne7 


19.Bxb7 Qxb7 20.Nd6 Qd7 21.Nxc8 Rxc8 22.Rc1 Rd8 23.Qe2 f4 24.Rfe1 Kf7 25.Qh5+ Kg8 26.Qg4 fxg3 27.hxg3 Kf7 28.Rc2 Nd5 29.Rce2 Re8 30.Qh5+ Kg8 31.Qh3 Nc7 32.d5 Bxb2 33.Rxb2 Qxd5 34.Rbe2 Nb5 35.Rxe6 Rf8 36.R6e5 Qc6 37.Qg2 1–0

Game 13
This was one of the big upsets of the round. IM Cheng won a pawn early but let the game sip away. Then followed a tense phase where the advantage swung back and forth until Fu finally prevailed.

Fu,James (2257) - Cheng,Bindi (2516)
Closed Sicilian[B25]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.13), 14.07.2013
 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 Nc6 5.0–0 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Re1 d6 8.d3 Bg4 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Bxf3 Rb8 11.Bg2 Nd7 12.Nd5 e6 13.Ne3 b5 14.a4 b4 15.Nc4 Nb6 16.Nxb6 Qxb6 17.Rb1 b3 18.c3 Qa5 19.Bf4 e5 20.Be3 Qxa4 21.Ra1 Qb5 22.Ra3 a5 23.Bf1 Qb6 24.Qg4 Kh8 25.Be2 f5 26.exf5 gxf5 27.Qh4 f4 28.gxf4 exf4 29.Bxf4 Nb4 30.d4 Rbe8 31.Bd2 Rg8 32.Kh2 Qc6 33.f3 cxd4 34.Rxa5


34..d3 35.Rh5 Be5+ 36.Kh1 Rg7 37.Bd1 Nc2 38.Re4 Rf7 39.Rh6 Qa8 40.Qh5 Ree7 41.Rg6 Qa1 42.Reg4 Bg7 43.Rg1 Ne1 44.Bxb3 Re5 45.Qg4 hxg6 46.Bxf7 Qa8 47.Rxe1 1–0

Game 14
Black had no counterplay for the whole game while GM Vera conducted a model attack.

Vera,Reynaldo (2514) - Sohal,Tanraj S (2263)
Closed Catalan[E01]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.13), 14.07.2013
 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 c6 4.Qc2 Nf6 5.g3 Nbd7 6.Bg2 Bd6 7.0–0 0–0 8.Nbd2 b6 9.e4 Be7 10.Re1 Bb7 11.e5 Ne8 12.cxd5 cxd5 13.Bf1 Qc8 14.Qa4 Nc7 15.Bd3 Ba6 16.Bb1 g6 17.Nf1 Bxf1 18.Rxf1 b5 19.Qd1 a5 20.Bh6 Re8 21.h4 Bf8 22.Qd2 Bg7 23.h5 Re7 24.Bg5 Re8 25.Kg2 Nf8 26.Rh1 Qd7 27.Bd3 Rec8 28.Rh4 Ne8 29.Rah1 Ra7 30.Qf4 b4 31.Nh2 Rcc7 32.Ng4 Rab7 33.Bf6 Bxf6 34.exf6 Qd6 35.Qg5 Rd7 36.hxg6 fxg6 


37.Bxg6 Nxg6 38.Qxg6+ hxg6 39.Rh8+ Kf7 40.R1h7+ 1–0

Game 15
After opposite side castling only Cao was doing any real attacking to score a nice upset victory over IM Porper.

Here is the postgame analysis by the players-official site

Cao,Jason (2239) - Porper,Edward (2494)
Philidor 3.f3 e5[B07]
Canadian Open 2013 (3.14), 14.07.2013
 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.f3 e5 4.d5 Nh5 5.Be3 Be7 6.Qd2 h6 7.g3 Bg5 8.Bh3 Bxe3 9.Qxe3 0–0 10.Bxc8 Qxc8 11.Nc3 Nf6 12.0–0–0 Qd7 13.h4 c6 14.g4 cxd5 15.exd5 Rc8 16.g5 Nh5 17.gxh6 g6 18.Nge2 b5 19.Rhg1 Qc7 20.Rd2 b4 21.Ne4 Nd7 22.Qg5 Kh7 


23.N2g3 Nxg3 24.Rxg3 Qc4 25.b3 Qc7 26.h5 Rg8 27.Qe7 1–0

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