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Monday, July 1, 2013

Edmonton International 2013 Rd9-Hansen E(CAN)

Standings and Results-Gallery by Vlad Rekhson
GM Bruzon won with 8/9
GM Short 6/9
IM Wang 5.5/9

Thanks to Vlad Rekhson for a great event. The gallery, daily reports, game transmission and collecting/uploading of PGNs made this an easy event to report on.

GM Bruzon(left) receiving first prize

GM Short(left) getting second prize

IM Richard Wang(left) getting third prize

The Edmonton International players

Game 1
Black too many liberties with the kingside pawns and quickly collapsed.

Hansen,Eric(left) - Porper,Edward (right) 

Hansen,Eric (2577) - Porper,Edward (2424) 
Caro-Kann Advance 4.Nf3(Short's Variation)[B12]
8th Edmonton International
Edmonton - Canada (9), 01.07.2013

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.Nf3 e6 5.Be2 Ne7 6.0–0 Nd7 7.Nbd2 Bg6 8.Nh4 c5 9.c3 Qb6 10.Nxg6 hxg6 11.Nf3 Nf5 12.Qa4 a6 13.Rd1 c4 14.Qc2 Qc6 15.g3 f6 16.h4 g5 


17.hxg5 fxe5 18.dxe5 Qb6 19.Nd4 Bc5 20.Nxf5 exf5 21.Bf3 Qg6 22.Rxd5 0–0–0 23.Bf4 1–0

Game 2
Haessel,Dale(left) - Short Nigel(right) 

Haessel,Dale (2171) - Short Nigel (2682) 
English Defence[A10]
8th Edmonton International
Edmonton - Canada (9), 01.07.2013

1.Nf3 b6 2.c4 Bb7 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 Bxf3 5.exf3 c5 6.d4 cxd4 7.Qxd4 Nc6 8.Qd3 Rc8 9.f4 Qc7 10.Nb5 Qb8 11.Bg2 Nf6 12.0–0 a6 13.Nc3 Be7 14.b3 0–0 15.Bb2 Rfd8 16.Rfd1 Ne8 17.f5 Nd6 18.fxe6 dxe6 19.Qe2 Bf6 20.Ne4 Bxb2 21.Qxb2 Nf5 22.Qa3 a5 23.Nc3 Ncd4 24.Qb2 h5 25.Rd3 Rc7 26.Rad1 Rcd7 27.Kh1 Qc7 28.Qd2 Rd6 29.Qg5 b5 30.c5 R6d7 31.Ne4 Kf8 32.Qxh5 Rd5 33.Qh8+ Ke7 34.Qh7 Qb8 35.Nd6 Rh8 36.Nxf5+ Nxf5 37.Qxh8 Qxh8 38.Bxd5 exd5 39.Rxd5 Qa8 40.Kg1 g6 41.Rd7+ Ke8 42.Rc7 Qe4 43.Rc8+ Ke7 44.c6 


44...Kf6 45.Rcd8 Qc2 46.R1d2 Qc1+ 47.Rd1 Qc3 48.R8d3 Qc2 49.R3d2 Qc3 50.Rd3 Qb2 51.R3d2 Qc3 52.Rd3 Qxc6 53.g4 Qe4 54.gxf5 Qxf5 55.Rd6+ Kg7 56.R6d4 Qc8 57.Kg2 Kh6 58.R1d3 Qc6+ 59.f3 f5 60.Rd2 Qc3 61.R2d3 Qe1 62.a4 b4 63.Rd8 Qe2+ 64.Kg3 Qe1+ 65.Kg2 Kg5 66.R8d4 Qe2+ 67.Kg1 f4 68.Rd8 Qb2 69.R8d7 Qe2 70.R3d5+ Kh6 71.Rd3 Kg5 72.R3d5+ Kh6 73.Rd3 ½–½

Game 3
Perez Garcia,Rodney (2364) - Mikhalevski,Victor (2551)
Sicilian 3.Bb5+ Bd7 [B52]
8th Edmonton International
Edmonton - Canada (9), 01.07.2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Qxd7 5.0–0 Nc6 6.c3 Nf6 7.Re1 e6 8.d4 cxd4 9.cxd4 d5 10.e5 Ng8 11.Nbd2 Nge7 12.Nb3 Nf5 13.Bd2 Be7 14.Rc1 0–0 15.g4 Nh6 16.Bxh6 gxh6 17.Nc5 Bxc5 18.Rxc5 f5 19.exf6 Rxf6 20.Ne5 Nxe5 21.Rxe5 Raf8 22.Rc2 Rf4 23.h3 Qe7 


24.Qe1 Qh4 25.Rh5 Qf6 26.Re5 Qh4 27.Rh5 Qf6 28.Re5 Qg6 29.Rce2 Rxg4+ 30.hxg4 Qxg4+ 31.Kf1 Qh3+ 32.Kg1 Qg4+ 33.Kf1 Qh3+ ½–½

Game 4
Black lost his way in a strong position-21..Qe7! would have left Doroshenko in control.

Wang,Richard (2371) - Doroshenko,Maxim (2336)
Old Indian 8.Qc2[A55]
8th Edmonton International
Edmonton - Canada (9), 01.07.2013

 1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 Nbd7 4.Nc3 e5 5.e4 Be7 6.Be2 c6 7.0–0 a6 8.Qc2 0–0 9.Rd1 Qc7 10.Bg5 Re8 11.Bh4 Nf8 12.c5 dxc5 13.Bg3 cxd4 14.Bxe5 Qa5 15.Bxd4 Ne6 16.Bc4 Nxd4 17.Nxd4 Bg4 18.f3 Qe5 19.Nce2 Bd6 20.g3 c5 21.Qb3 


21...cxd4 22.Bxf7+ Kf8 23.Bxe8 Be6 24.Qxb7 Rxe8 25.Qxa6 g5 26.Rac1 d3 27.Qxd3 Bc5+ 28.Kh1 g4 29.Nf4 gxf3 30.Nxe6+ Rxe6 31.Qxf3 Qxe4 32.Qxe4 Nxe4 33.Kg2 Be3 34.Rc7 Bg5 35.Re1 h6 36.Rc4 Nc5 37.Rf1+ 1–0

Game 5
GM Bruzon could not exploit the good knight vs. bad bishop middlegame.

Bruzon,Lazaro (2687) - Gardner,Robert (2213)
Philidor 3.f3 e5[B07]
8th Edmonton International
Edmonton - Canada (9), 01.07.2013

 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.f3 e5 4.d5 Be7 5.c4 0–0 6.Nc3 Ne8 7.Be3 Bg5 8.Bf2 f5 9.h4 Be7 10.exf5 Bxf5 11.Bd3 a5 12.Nge2 Nd7 13.Ne4 Nc5 14.Bxc5 dxc5 15.Qc2 Bxe4 16.Bxe4 h6 17.g3 Nd6 18.a4 Ra6 19.Ra3 Rb6 20.Re3 Nxe4 21.fxe4 Rbf6 22.Nc3 Qd7 23.Qe2 R8f7 24.Rh2 Qe8 25.Kd2 


25...Rf1 26.Kc2 R7f6 27.Rd3 Qf7 28.Qg4 Qe8 29.Rhd2 h5 30.Qe2 Qf7 31.Qg2 Bf8 32.Qh3 g6 33.Rd1 R1f2+ 34.R3d2 Rb6 35.Qc8 Kh7 36.Kb1 Rb4 37.Qh3 Bh6 38.Re2 Qf3 39.Qd7+ Bg7 40.Rc2 Rf1 41.Rxf1 Qxf1+ 42.Rc1 Qd3+ 43.Rc2 Qf1+ 44.Rc1 Qd3+ 45.Rc2 Qf1+ ½–½

Botez won with 5/5.


Botez,A(left) and GM Hansen(right)

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